Thankful Hubbard Golden Anniversary, 50th celebration, 16 Jan 1949

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Thankful Hubbard Golden Anniversary, 50th celebration, 16 Jan 1949 - MRS. JAMES B. CLARK t • MISS EDITH LANIER CLARK...
MRS. JAMES B. CLARK t • MISS EDITH LANIER CLARK Thankful Hubbard Chapter , DAR , Marks 50 th Birthday A golden anniversary reception was given Friday afternoon in observance observance of the 50th birthday of Thankful Hubbard Chapter, DAR. Montwalk, the home of Judge and Mrs. Ben H. Powell. 2208 Windsor Windsor Road, was the scene of the reception. reception. Judge Powell, national president of the Sons of the American American Revolution, was an honor guest. Mrs. Powell and Mrs. R. A. Buford were co-hostesses. Thankful Hubbard Chapter w’as organized with 15 charter members by Mrs. James B. (Florence An| derson) Clark, who was organiz- ing regent for the Texas Society and w'ho served as the first chapter regent. Portrait at UT The chapter has had a portrait painted of Mrs. Clark w-hich hangs on the walls of the Main Building of the University of Texas in the corridor leading to the Stark collection. collection. Mrs. Clark had served for 14 years as librarian at the University and was an active member of the School Shoes Require Care 'T’AKING as good care of your school shoes as you do your dress shoes is a simple rule of good grooming which many girls overlook. overlook. To brush up the nap of suede shoes or to wipe off gold slippers before going to a party is a must for girls who take pride in their ( slick appearance. Smooth leather school shoes which get much harder wear require regular regular and painstaking care. For the sake of good looks and comfort, shoes should be resoled before original original soles are worn through. Heel lifts should be replaced before the old heel lifts wear down. Footwear should be given a day’s rest between wearing^ to permit them to air out thoroughly. They should be allowed to rest on shoe trees, which help to keep them in shape while leather relaxes. Wipe off dust when you take off shoes. Before putting them on. polish. The few minutes it takes to daub on polish and buff the leather into a mirror—like shine will pay off in shoes that look more spruce and will be better protected against dampness and soil. A brass-bright shine will also help leather to resist resist the scuffling effect of overshoes or boots worn during snowy weather. Mrs. Ada Farley Feted on Birthday HUTTO. Jan. 15—(SpH—Mrs G B. McCormick honored Mrs. Ada Farley on her birthday Saturday with a 42 party. Refreshments were served to Mesdames Philip Davenport. Alex Martin. P. L. Walker, A1 Evans. Mr. and Mrs. McCormick. Misses Dorothy Martin and Riley Henley, and the honoree. Colonial Dames of America and on« of the organizers of Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter, United Daugh ters of the Confederacy. One of the charter members of Thankful Hubbard Chapter is Mrs. Clark’s daughter. Miss Edith Lanier Clark, who is now serving her second second term as the 25th chapter regent. regent. Miss Clark is the only living charter member. Thankful Hubbard was the name of Miss Clark’s great-great-grandmother great-great-grandmother who was the granddaughter granddaughter of one of the founders of the city of Norwalk. Conn. On the Clark side of her family Miss Clark is a cousin of US Attorney General Tom Glark. and her father. James B. Clark, was business manager for the University of Texas for 25 years. Chapter Regent Miss Clark accepted the regency of Thankful Hubbard Chapter after her retirement as dean of women at North Texas State Teachers College, an office she filled 43 years. Mrs. Buford and Mrs. Ben H. Powell Jr. received guests at the door. In the receieving line with Miss Clark were the following past regents regents of the chapter: Mesdames Annie Doom Pickrell. W. J. J. Terrell. Terrell. Sam J. Smith. O. D. Parker, James H. Hart. J. S. Moss. Ben H. Powell. D. H. Hart Jr., Walter P. Webb. Ernest Harris. E. F. Smith, Charles A Lewis, Sidney J. Thomas. Thomas. B. P. Clark. L. C. Procter. Mrs. Earl Mayfield of Tyler and Mrs. George Green of Dallas. Other honor guests w’ho were introduced introduced to the guests at the reception reception were Mrs. Edwin S. Lammers of Dallas, recording secretary general general of the National Society: Mrs. Frederick B Ingram of Dallas, a vice president general from Texas in the National Society; Mrs. Edward Edward Rowland Barrow of Houston, state regent; Mrs. Frank G. Trau of Sherman. Texas state vice regent. Also Mrs. Richard M. Grammer of Fort Worth, state corresponding secretary; MYs. H. Smvthe Forrester Forrester of Houston, state treasurer; Mrs Richard G. Halter of San Antonio. Antonio. state curator; Mrs. James T. Rountree of Austin, honorary state regent and a former vice president general of the National Society. Aceordian Music During the afternoon Mrs Carl Moore played softly on an accor- dian as she moved from room to room. Mrs. J. Lynn Hunter and Mrs. C W. Hill presided at the dining table table which was centered by a large white birthday cake decorated with gold roses and surrounded by 50 gold candles. Other golden anniversary anniversary decorations were used in the dining room. Others assisting in the dining room were Mrs. James T. Rountree. Miss Elva Colglazier and girls from the Children of the American Rev^ olution. The committee in charge of arrangements arrangements for the reception included included Mrs. Rountree. Miss Colglazier Colglazier and Mrs. Hunter. Friday evening the regent, past regents, officers and standing committee* committee* ¿hairman of the chapter were hostesses for a Mexican supper supper at the Spanish Village for state officers and other out-of-town guests for the golden anniversary reception.

Clipped from The Austin American16 Jan 1949, SunPage 48

The Austin American (Austin, Texas)16 Jan 1949, SunPage 48
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