To introduce newcomer to Beaumont Mrs. Jay Edgar Garth to a group of young matrons her aunt. Mrs. C. Tyrrell Garth, Sr., and Miss Charlsie Berly will entertain at tea Tuesday, May 9, in the Garth home, 1347 Calder.
Invitations have been issued for two calling times. First hours are from 3 to 4:30 ,and the second group is invited to call between 4:30 and 6.
Mrs. Jay Edgar Garth’s mother, Mrs. J.S. Dugan; her mother-in-law, Mrs. James William Garth; her sister-in-law, Mrs. Harold Daniels; her aunt, Mrs. Thomas Garth, Sr., and her cousins, Mrs. Thomas Garth Jr. and Mrs. Richard Whittington will all come from Houston to receive with the honoree and hostesses. Also from Houston will come former Beaumonters Mrs. Harry Jones and Mrs. Troy Whitehurst.
Also serving in the house-party will be Beaumonters Mrs. Dugal Allen, Mrs. C. Tyrrell Garth Jr., Mrs. Robert L. Hearn Jr., Mrs. W. Wesley Kyle Jr., Mrs. Seawillow Ward Stafford, Mrs. William C. Tyrrell Jr., Mrs. Harry F. Tyrrell Sr., Mrs. Smyth Walden, Mrs. Herbert D. Harlan and Mrs. Ted E. Moor.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Edgar Garth came to Beaumont several months ago. With their children, Jay E. Jr., Gayle, Carrie and Cecile, they reside at 3760 Bristol. Mr. Garth operates Jay Garth Builders, home development.
Mr. Garth is no stranger to Beaumont due to the prominence in this section of his background. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James William Garth of Houston, both native Beaumonters, his mother being the former Cecile Tatum. He is the grandson of Mrs. W.E. Tatum and of the late Dr. Tatum, and his paternal grandparents are the late Dr. and Mrs. James Garth. He is also the great-grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William C. Tyrrell Sr., pioneers of this city and contributors to its development.
Source: Beaumont Journal, May 5, 1961.