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j Vat ley j ‘SMlMiweeeeMeeeeM***#***#** RAYMONDVILLE Miss Marian Byars and Clifford Bhetrod of Oklahoma City were unit •<* in marriage here last Sunday •fternoon at the First Methodist church. Rev. A. I. Humberd offi ciating. Miss Byars is the daughter ©f Mr. and Mrs. S. I. Byars, and was I ©ne of the teachers last year in the Rsyraondville schools. Mr. Sherrod is manager of the Bell Telephone system of Oklahoma City. The altai of the church was banked with palms *nd ferns, intertwined with corona sgair.st which were placed baskets of Pink and white oleaniers Mrs. Leigh Flinn aang “I Love You." accom panied by Miss Elaine Garrett, who •Iso played the processional. After the ceremony, the vnung couple j hoarded the train for Oklahoma City. where thev will make their home. • * • A joint meeting of the two mis sionary societies of the First Metho dits church was held Thursday aft ernoon in the social parlors of the building. A huainrss meeting was first held, presided over by Mrs. George Musgrave. after which a very J entertaining program was given, in j charge of Mrs. Frank P. Wilson. Th* | program consitsed of a one-act play. “The Missionarv Clinic.* a piano solo by Mrs. S"lon Wheeler, a reading by Mrs. R. C. Dodge, and a talk by Mrs. George Ayres. Re freshments of punch and cake were I served by the hostesses, Mesdames' Frank Wilson and Fsra Wheeler. • • • fc personals Miss Mildred McDowell and Miss Hazel Archibald of Mooreland. Okla., •nd Hardin McDowell of Oklahoma City, arrived this week for a visit with Mr and Mrs. C. L. Lamberts of San Perlita. Mrs. L. C. Forbes left Thursday for her home in Fort Stockton, after | a six weeks’ visit with her son. J.j P. Tally and family. Mrs. T. C. Green ar.d son Travis left Sunday for Livingston, where they will visit relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. H. #. Meldon. of Danville. Ark., and Mrs W. S. Mur phy of Norman. Ok!*., have return ed to their home after a visit here with Mr. and Mrs. Hays Scisson. Dr. and Mrs. C. Ranzell of Browns ville spent Sunday ns cuests of Mr. and Mrs. Y. E. Worley. Dr. and Mrs. A. I. Humberd left Monday for a two weeks’ vacation in the hills west of San Antonio. Mrs. R. S. Dorseit and children have returned from a two weeks' viait with relatives in Hutto. Dr. and Mrs. H. S. Dowda have left for a ramping and fishing trip in Kimbal county near Junction. Mrs. Harris Raybourne of Harlin gen is the guest of her mother. Mrs. W. L. Lile. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Celaya and chil dren of Brownsville spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tate, at La Tordilla ranen north of here. Mrs. G. E. Berg of Harlingen has returned to her home after a \isit here with her sister. Mrs. I. E. Lar son and family. k The Gingham Girls Bridge club *was entertained by Miss Mildrena Ttwsonover at her home last Thurs day evening. Miss Alida Jensen re ceived high score and Miss Samie Lee Kinter the consolation prize. A plate lunch was served by the: hostess. Mrs. A. J. Keller of Galveston left for her home Tuesday after a fi.e weeks' visit with her son. Mayor M. H- Dreyer and family. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Roots and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Zolninger. accom panied by Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Rock wood of Harlingen, spent Sunday at Point Isabel Mrs. Roger F. Robinson has left for Nashville. Tenn.. for a visit with relatives and friends. Judge and Mrs. «V. H. Mead and Mrs. C. C. Bearraft were Browns ville and Matamoro.- visitors Sun day. Mrs. M. W. King, of Dallas, is the guest hete of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. H, Kuder. Mrs. Arthur Huff and L»ab\ return ‘PUSSYFOOT’ JOHNSON TAKES BRIDE “Pussyfoot" Johnson, internationally known dry lecturer, snapped with his bride, the former Mrs. Mary Bessie Stanlej, of Washington, 1). C.. at Syracuse. N. Y. The couple is shown at the Syracuse city hall just after obtaining the marriage license. ed Sunday from a visit with rela tive* in Wills Point. VAI LEV VIEW The Church Federation Civic ciub tea held Monday afternoon on the lawn of Mrs H. T. Pittman for the benefit of the Church F'ederation was very successful. During the afternoon. Mrs. Hale, the nurse in charge of the Federation clinic, gave some valuable information telling the guests that the Federation had already helped quite a few people, but the need at this time is great. Last Saturday through the work of the F'ederation in clinic and the kindness of Drs. Wehh and William son in making it financially possible, two children were cared for. being operated on for removal of tonsils and adenoids. In both rases, it vs urgently needed, the children be longing to respectable, hardworking widowed women. Whenever our peo ple aid the Federation in a financial wa>. they are helping a splendid home mission • • • * The Home Demonstration clubs of Hidalgo county held their annual encampment at the Weslaco hv.~n school building, June 14 and 15. Two days of excellent speeches, reading, and musical numbers were enjoyed by over two hundred club women. During these days contests were held, the winner of each of which received a free trip to the short course at A- & M- college in July. The tailored afternoon dress con tent had eight entrants, the winners of which were: First prize. Mrs. J. A. Schupp, All Amrican Ideal club; second prize, Mrs. George A. Morri son. Just We Neighbors club; third prize. Mrs. H C- Barber. Southern Star club. In the butter and cow judging contest the winners were: First. Mrs J L. Hachenberg. South ern Star club; second. Mrs. A. E. Dirlington, Just We N'eghbors club; third. Mrs. W L. Venable. Home W'orkers’ club. The canning contest winners mere announced as follows: First. Mrs. Chm Meyers. Blue Bon net club; second. Mrs- H C. Card. Worthwhile club; third. Mrs H. L. Benbow. Progressive club. The en campment was greatly enjoyed by all and the ladies and all are looking forward to a bigger and better en campment next year. • * * PERSONALS Henry B’-flwn and family left last week for Emery. S- D-. for ■ visit | with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Heidland and daughters. Minnie and Alice, started last Saturday for an overland trip to Chancellor. S. P.. where thev will visit relative* and friend*. They will also go to St. Joseph. Mich., be*. | fore returning home Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rorchers and ; little daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Don ald Edmundson and Mrs. Wm. Kruse. aH of Reaver Creek. Minn., spent a few week- visiting at th« home of Mr. and Mr*. Henry Tur veen. They returned the fore part of this week. Mr end Mrs. Bert E . Schrgeder i *"<• daughter Lena intend to leave j this week for their old home in th« i Sunshine state. South Pakna. to visit ; their children and other relative*, i This will be the fir*t trip back since j coming to the Valley nine years ago. i and they are looking forward to , good visit in the north. They in tend to go to Minnesota. Illinois and Iowa before returning home Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Sandbach of Jeffersonville, Ind., arrived Tuea day morning for an extended visit with Mrs. Sandbach's aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Daniel. I Mrs. Sadie Kennison of Enid Okla.. and Mrs. W. L- Venable spent I Tuesday at Point Isabel Mr and Mrs. R M. Watson of Ran Juan were all-day Sunday guests at | h®«« Mrs. George Palko and Mr*. Lydia Hollen. The Home Workers* club will meet ! j with Mrs. W. L. \ enable on June 2S. | Mrs. Ringgold will be present and j give a demonstration on “Food Val ! ues.” This is her la«t demonstra : tion until September, and a good at | tendance is requested. EDCOUCH MISS KECK AND MR. BRADLEY HONORED Miss Sadie and Edith Lester gave a watermelon feast in honor of their guest. Miss Ada Keck. and Mr. Thornton Bradley. The guest gath ered at the Lester home, then went to the Englenian ranch wher* «v-i eryone enjoyed a watermelon and cantaloupe feast. Miss Mattilee Squyres took her mandolin and! plaxd several selections for the party Everyone expressed having! an enjoyable time and saying the 0 f party to bo one of the best of the season. • • • Campo Del Arrovo ;s now open ing in Rio Hondo for the Girl Re serves and Y. W. C. A members. There will be many activities *uch as track moot1, stunt mgnts. water festivals. There will he jolly times and heaps of fun. Many of the Edrouch girls are interested. * • » Mr. and Mrs. CarJ Gross and Mr. and Mrs. Monte Ad lino were dinner guests of Mrs. E. Roster Sunday. Mr. Peterson has moved into his new home on Esther Plnce street. Mr Kemper Williamson and friend Mr. Elmo McDonel spent the week end with the Squyrea family. Mrs. dean Burk spent Saturday with J. X. Hunter and family. Miss Luella Brucgerman is mak ing a little visit in Ed’r.burg with her sister Mrs. A. R. '-Vinningbam. Misses Margaret and Louise t row <ler of San Benito -vt.re guests of ) the Misses Ethel and SteMa Ballm i gf: Wednesday and Thursday. Miss Ola Hunter spent Saturday night at the Burk home. Baron Cornel. Don and Charles; Harding are Spending a little raca-1 tion on the Ra- mondville ranch during shipping season of water melons. 'lr. and Mrs. S Berim n of MrAl-j len were guests of Mr. and > rs. Wm.t Wolff Saturday and Sunday. Mr. and Ms. W. D. England of San: Antonio who have be?n spending the week with Mrs. Fred Robinson re turned home. The Mi: ic.- Balling"'-* were shop-' ping in McAllen last Saturday. Miss T. O. Brooks ssas the guest of Miss Marv Lackland last Wed-1 nesday. Mr. and Ms. E. Gross and Paul* Voight visited friends in McAllen Sunday. Mrs. A. R Winningliam spent sev eral dav ? with 'lr* H. F- Brugger man. her mother, vhile Mr. Winmng ham attended the firemen's conven tion. I he Adkin.' brothers were business I'lllfri in Weslaco Thur dav morn ing. Mr. and Mrs. Wolff visited in Mc Allen Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Anhur Cjrrrol of Donna spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs Ghent Pettit. Mrs. Don Cornel and the Harding family spent Sunday on Mrs. Cornel’s ranch which is located next to the Wells ranch near Monte Cristo. Mr. Charles Swansv and Travis Powell of Weslaco were guegts of Misses Stella Ballengcr and Florence Burgess Tuesday evening. rioITondo MISS Y OEM AN ENTERTAINS Miss Josephine Yoeman entertain ed a few of her friends Tuesday night. June 19 at her home: The evening was spent .n outdoor games. Late hour refreshments of cake and punch was served to the following: Misses Prances McCabe. Lucile Jones. Edna Grace Graham. Lucille Rushing. \ iola Hudson. Melrose Hud son. Lucille Enlers. I.cona Dark, Wann Wool ridge. Freda Evans, Joyce Beene. Mattie Grantham. Maude Grantham. Itcne Willrick, Grace Alnoter*. Mary Ray. Messrs. Arthur Kipfer. Erseil Evans. Samuel Mu*. Keneth Dark. Robert Null, Les lie Bullis. Rodney Mize. Glendon Harmon. Paul Alfolter, J. D. Me Murty. Chester Grantham. Flvin Grantham, and Thurman Grantham. • • • SILVER WEDDING Mr. and Mr*. Henrv W urieh cele brated their silver wedding anniver sary with a public party June 18. After a mock wedding cake and ice cream was served to about 200 guests went to Rio Hondo and danced. • • • FAREWELL PARTY GIVEN A farewell party was given in hon or of Mr. and Mr*, niters, Mr. and Mrs. Alpeters and family Tuesday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs Alfolter. Mr. and Ms. Alters and Mr. and Mrs. Alpeters and family ex pect to leave Sunday for Ohio. The evening was spent in games and re freshments of cake and ice cream was served to about 75 guests. • • • BROWNE TRACT CLUB MEETS The Browne Tract club met at the home of Mrs. William Lang Wed-j nesday afternoon. Alter business, meeting a short program was given. I Cake and punch was served to the' following: Mesdames iVilsey. Hor-1 ace Johnson. Morris HoughtGng, John Ehlers. Hartman. Ted Holland, Holiday, P. F. Webster, Heed Lang.! Carpenter. Cox. A. I. W’ebo. W il liams, Heath, and the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Pooert W'hitfill dined at Mr. and Mrs. Henry Skrine’s Wednesday evening. Mr. and Ms. Paul Boone: Mr. and: Mrs. Ehlers and daughter visited at I F’oint Isabel Sunday. Rev. and Mrs. riudton called on; Mr. and Mrs. Whitfill Monday aft ernoon. ■■ ■ 1 WESLACO Mrs. Gilbert Ramsey was the host | ess to a number of . riends at an at-1 tractive bridge lun.'hcon riven at her home Thursday. Red radiance roses forming beautiful bouquets "gre placed at advantageous points throughout the rooms. High score was awarded to Miss Pauline Herod of Collins. Qkla.. wv-o is a house guest of Miss Barbara Hoyt of Mer cedes. She received a bridge lunch eon set. The table prizes were cut by Miss Joanna Pop* r*n<l Miss Nel! U hitehrad. the>e di izes being wov en hand painted costume bags. Miss Irene Richardson, vs honor guest, received a pearl and jiher necklace The list of gue^»s included the Misses Pauline Herod, Vennie Haynes of Mercedes. Elizabeth Black of Donna. Raroara Hoyt. Nelle 1 " hitehead. Joanne Pope and Mrs. i ; Ed Brewster of ( oiieg* Station and: Mrs. Harvey Ratliff. 0 9 9 Mirs \t lima Gound. a July bride, I was the honoree at the ntiscellan- j eous shower and bridge party Fri-1 day evening The nome of Miss; Gladys Gibson was th.-* scene of this delightful occasion, the attractive [ hostesses being Miss Gibson and Miss Clara Brandon. The predoni ; mating colors were green and white and were elaborately used in the decorations and refreshments. An exquisite gift wa soresented to the J winners of high score. Pretty white j rosebuds and fern were placed on the salad plates as tavors to the I thirty guests who • njoyed this im pressive affair. Miss Gound was i the recipient of many beautiful gifts. * * * Miss Cordelia Francis. a June i bride elect, was complimented with I * dinner bridge Wednesday evening i *t the « j-3 de Palmas in McAllen. Mr. and Mrs. R A Rowland were host and hostess at this delightful affair. Lovely floral decorations of as ters. pink zinnias, and daisies were usej throughout the tea room. Bridge formed tue diversion for the evening Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Lowe were awarded high score and Mrs. Watts and M’«s McClearv. Those enjoying tbi» hospitality were Miss Cordelia Francis, Mr. John Graves. Mrs. J. W. Francis. Messrs, and Mesdames W. F. Powell. Brew ster. Spence. Tones. Watts. Carroll. C. I. Haven. Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Lowe. Dr. Glass. Misses Mary and Kathryn McCreary. Mrs. H. R. Mills, Messrs. Douglas Moore and Luther Hughes. • • • Mrs. Phil D. Dixon and Mrs. V. C. Thompson were the hostesses at a morning bridge shower and break fast Wednesday, honoring Miss Cor delia Francis, a bride of June. The event took place at the latter's beau tiful new home in the Highland ad dition. A savory Southern style break fast was served to the guests. Aft er several games of bridge were ntayed high score was awarded to Mrs. J. WT. Francis. Miss Francis re ceived the honor gguest prize. Costumed as a messenger Miss Ve Ve Mills carried in the many lovelv gifts, which were received by the honoree. The personnel included Mesdames Forest Powell, J. W. Francis. H. R. Mills. C. Lester Skagg3. R E. Lee of Mercedes. Spencer, Brewster, Ben | T. Sanders. Gilbert Ramsey. John Richardson. V. C. Thompson. Phil D. Dixon. Walter Baxter. Jr., W'alter Baxter. Sr.. John L. Compere. Jr.. R. A. Rowland. R. E. Erwin. Misses W’ilma Gound. Msy jnd Kathryn Mc Creary and Cordelia Francis. • • • The primary department of the Methodist Sunday school and their teachers complimented Mrs. Clar ence Davis with a handkerchief shower Friday evening at the home of Mrs. R. L. Childre. Mrs. Davis will soon leave for Los Angeles, to join her husband, and where they will make their home. Mrs. Clarence Clark who has been visiting relatives in -lav. Texas, re turned home Monday evening. Invite B^y Scouts To / v Coronation TOKYO.—UP>—The Union of Boy Scouts in Tokyo is planning to in vite 17 representatives of Boy Scout organizations from the eastern part of the United States to visit Japan at the time of the coronation of the emperor at Kyoto next November. It is expected that the expenses of the visitors will be defrayed by the Japan-Amencan association. The program of entertainment for the American Boy Scouts includes several days stay in Tokyo, and vis its to Nikko, Kamakura. Hakone Nara and other famous sight seeing spots of Japan, in addition to attend ing the enthronement ceremonies The Japanese Boy Scouts also hope to take their young American friends on several camping trips. San Benito Gets Brick Building SAN’ BENITO. June 23.—Contract for the erection of a brick business i; ■ -—.I- 1 11 . building here for Felix Gey, on North Sam Houston boulevard, was awarded by the owner to Morrow £ McMillan, local contractors. The bid of the successful con tractors was $12,000. Plans for the building were drawn by R. W. Mulhausen & Co., Harlin gen architects, and construction work is to be started at once. Rotarian Hear of Faicus Scotch: ien (Special to The Herald) SAN BENITO. June 23 —Many in teresting facts concerning two of the most beloved characters in Scotch history. Robert Bruce, and Robert Burns, were told to Rotarians at their luncheon here Thursday by Janaey C. Bowie, member of the club* and who lived in Scotland until ha was 24 years of ajt. At the conclusion of the meetin;, of which Mr, Bowie's talk was the principal feature, the club members san* ‘Annie Laurie.** —' "ill \ Wood & Dodd ! Insurance Bonds and Loans PHONE 100 •i> i iSpivey-Kowalski Bldg. Brownsville, Texas Protect [ r your investment in your * Model T j Ford | Don’t run it to death or sacrifice it at a ridi culously low price when you may be able to put it in shape for months and year* of service at low cost. New pistons and rings cost only $7. Grinding valves and cleaning car bon can be done for $3 to $4. The labor charge for overhauling the rear axle is only $5.75 to $7. Brake shoes can be in stalled and emergency brakes equalized for a labor charge of $1.25. For a labor charge of $25 to $30 we’ll com pletely overhaul your engine and transmissio engine and transmis sion. Bring the car to us j and find out just what g it needs. 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HiEzH west: union r~wn pay irmt_■ - 1 WIGHT MESSAGE_ CHLOH WIGHT LETT EH 1 Wt • sssr.'Ki'sarisa I &1 AW — OTHERWISE THE MESSAGE g _ - FULL-RATE TELEGRAM NEWCOMB CAWLTOM. MtMhOOrr OCOWCB W. B. ATKIN®, /V C Sao4 the following Quiugc, Auhjoci to lU Mm no back hcraoi. which ■ A Received at 52AN M 135 DL Syracuse NY 430P lune 16,1928 R. E. Harding Delta Franklin Co. Raymondville. .Texas All coast to coast round trip records were broken by Frank lin Airman, driven by Cannon Ball Baker, who on Saturday morning completed 6692 miles between Los Angeles, Calif., and New York, N. Y., and return, in 157 hours and 23 minutes total elapsed time, and beating previous record by ten hours and 36 minutes. Car came through entire grind without any trouble whatsoever and aircooled motor hitting as nicely at finish as at start. „ Car encountered fog, rain and heavy mud at frequent inter nals in both eastward and westward tripe. Temperature in de sert 110 degrees. Baker says run certainly proves in-built stamina and cap abilities. of air cooled motor, and credits speed, power, accelera tion, absolute driving comfort and safety a* reasons for record making time. Franklin Airman is undisputedly the fastest road car in the world. FRANKLIN AUTOMOBILE CO. 720P M 9 ' . •