Elizabeth Elaine Clark Bradford

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less Women Visit Homes, See lies In Monday Evening Meeting ills of interesting hob;brought to members ¡lor Business and Pro- fomen's Club Monday they visited these eing as it were, the f in person, and hear- ithem from the own- I at the home of Mrs. louse on Sloan Street, jers were privileged to Ho collections there, many lands and of ¡value, owned by Mrs. spoons from almost [lands, owned by her [Lynda. ise admitted that she the majority of her fcuse of their beauty, [was not a doubt that en wise in her selec- [the majority had an history value too oons were also beau- an outs*?mri j ng one pco set with an ame- pntique Glass he guests had all gath- r went in cat . to the [Mrs. Kennedy Jones, [famous collection of te was shown nes has an exquisite ¡of milk gla;;.. original;, iite, the blue, and the Jests were intrigued at Iption of her two end- numbers, a basket, in a tumbler, showing that went into the F each as the glass finished his planned [the day, and thrown aps for the final w from Belgium, me from the war by [r> c°h Rankin Ken­ nedy; satin glass in all of its beauty; one piece of Tiffany, and other treasures in glass too numerous to mention, and which must be seen to really enjoy, were shown and explained by Mrs. Jones. Czech Treasures The next stop was at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Frank Svoboda, where the guests were greeted by a group in authentic Czechoslovak costumes. Mr. and Mrs. llenry Ripple, Louis Nedbalek, and Miss Georgia Maly, dressed in costumes from another world, greeted Hie guests. Mrs. Svoboda explained the intricate detail of Urn handmade lace, the hand embroidered blouses worn by the men, the different, type of costumes for different occasions depicted in the two worn by tlie women, and other details in the costumes The tour of the .Svoboda home brought treasure after treasure to the attention of the guests; a Czech Bible; pottery, all hand made and hand painted; furniture that is painted in beau tilul designs in peasant coloring, i and bearing dates to show some! unusual event in the family to I which it belonged; a chest with! a false bottom, wlrnre religious articles were no doubt hidden m time of oppression; real LJn- henrian glass; paintings in oil to portray the customs of the Czech people, and many, many other Czech relics of great value. There were two items in the home, which did not come from Czechoslovakia, a copper sundial and a money sack from England. These were brought back to the lady of the house by her husband from England, where lie had spent a part of the war years as a chaplain. The guests returned to the home of Mrs. House to find Mrs. W. T. Bradford ready to show a group of her portraits. Mrs. Bradford in her introduction, made the statement that anyone could paint, that it is actually the expression of personality, and that if anyone feels the urge to express their personality in that way, they should try painting. Following a brief business meeting over which Mrs. Oliver Harris, the president, was in charge, the guests were invited to the dining room for refreshments planned by the hostesses, Mrs. House and Mrs. Sam Wilson. Mrs. Harris served the cake, and Miss Mary Agnes Roddy presided at the coffee and tea service. The May meeting will be with Mrs, F. E. Holman, when officers for t lie coming year will be elected. Members of the nominating committee are Mrs. Anna Beth Stewart, Mrs. Rebecca Robertson and Mrs. John Comfort h. General Theme For Year Studied Monday Mrs. Neil McAlpine presided over the business meeting of the Presbyterian Women of the Church when they met Monday afternoon at the church. Reports were heard from all the circle chairmen; letters of thanks were read from members who had been remembered with cards or gifts; a letter of thanks

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  1. The Taylor Daily Press,
  2. 18 Apr 1950, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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  • Elizabeth Elaine Clark Bradford

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