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MAYFIELD TO
ADDRESS MEET
Many Expected to Attend
Dedication of High
School at Mission
MISSION. March 31—Earle B.
Mayfield, former United States
Senator from Texas will deliver
the dedicatory address on the oc
casion of the dedication of the
Mission Junior School on the eve
ning of April 9 a: 8 o’clock. The
exercises will be held on the ath
letic field. There will be ample
seating faculties lor as manv 'as
2.000 people, the grounds will be
weU lighted, and there will be a
band concert prior to the addresses
by the Mission Senior High School
band.
The Fred Morgan Post of the
American Legion wUl take part in
the ceremonies with Jack Lair, Post
commander, in charge. Senator
Mayfield will deliver an address on
the “Romance and Glory of the
Southlandsn oration that has
become a classic of oratory and has
made Mayfield one of the truly
great orators of the United States.
No mention will be made of politics:
while on the other hand, the pro
gram mill b-’ given over entirely to
patriotism, civic pride, and grati
tude for the achievements of the
heroes of the past
A large crowd Ls anticipated for
the event and every citizen of the
Rio Orande Valiev is cordially in
vited to be present
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McAllen Ships 633
Cars of Produce
(Special to The Herald.)
McALLEN. March 31—A total of
833 cars of produce has moved
from McAllen over the Missouri
Pacific and Soutnern Pacific rail
ways during the present shipping
season, according to shipping rec
ords of the carriers.
The total is more than 100 car
loads ahead of the mark reached
by the shipments at the same time
last year and is expected to far
surpass the 1929 total.
The entire Valley has thus far
shipped a total of 14,281 cars of
produce this season, surpassing by
far the total set in 1929.
SCHOOLS STAGE
CLOSE CONTEST
Pharr - San Juan Winners
Of Hidalgo County
Debating Teams
‘Special to The Herald)
PHARR. March 31—The Pharr
San Juan high school boys debating
team won the county championship
In the contest held Friday night,
according to N. W. Gay of Merced
es, who is county director of the
event. The team is composed of
Billy Goldberg and Victor Kormicr
who previous to the finals had won
four out of the five preliminary de
bates in the “round robin-’ method
of elimination. The girls debating
contest was won by Weslaco high
school debating team and Missioi
took second place as was true oi
the boys contest. The subject for
debate was the Sterling plan of fi
nancing Texas highways and was
very ably handled by the high school
debaters.
The declamation contests were
held on Friday night with the Mis
sion senior boy declaimer winning
first place and the Pharr-San Juan
entrant awarded third place. Ed
inburg took first place in the senior
girls contest and the Pharr-San Juan
girl won second place.
In the music memory contest Hi
dalgo took first place, Edinburg sec
ond. and Pharr-San Juan was giv
en third place. In picture memory
Pharr-San Juan with twenty-two
entries as a team had as many one
hundred per cent papers and was
•warded first place.
The tennis finals were played off
Friday and Saturday with the girls
playing at Pharr-San Juan courts
and the boys held their finals at
the Edinburg high school court.-.
In the girls singles Edinburg won
first place and Donna took second
In the girls doubles the Pha/r-San
Juan team won the contest and
Weslaco and Edinburg are playing
for second place. The Weslaco team
won the first place in the boys ten
nis doubles and the Pharr-San Juan
team was runner-up. The boys sin
gles are incomplete with the Wes
laco boy and the Pharr-San Juan
representative playing for the first
and second places Large crowds
aie attending the Interscholastic
league contests at Edinburg with In
terest centering about the track and
field events on Saturday afternoon.
DRINK MORE MILK AND
KEEP WELL!
Our milk having complied with
Federal, State, County, and City
inspections has been awarded
GRADE“A”
A. A. Barnard
Bray’s Dairy
_ .
George Champion
M. Champion
Jose Fernandez
P. De la Fuente
E. S. Garcia
Pedro Garza
C. E. Glenn
W. J. Lang
Genaro Longoria
Lopez Bros.
N. MOORE
C. C. Olivera
M. G. Ortiz
Geo. Putegnat
Leno Ramedez
George Smith
Robert Summers
Sweet Briar Dai ry
Snow Queen
Creamery
Valley Sanitary
Milk Co.
HOT MERCEDES
VOTING LOOMS
Both Side* Are Confident
Next Tuesday
Of Victory at Poll*
MERCEDES. March 31—With both
sides confident of victory and the
political pot here boiling, one of the
largest votes ever recorded in a city
election is scheduled to go to the
polls Tuesday when a mayor, three
eouncilmen and a city marshall are
to be elected for Mercedes. The
total number of voters is estimated
at 850. including poll taxpayers and
citizens who arc exempt for various
reasons.
The campaign has intensified dur
ing the past week, with a ma3s
meeting being called for Monday
night at the city park by the' Kascy
ticket.
E. H. Kasey Is candidate for may
or. opposing J. E. Haynes, the pres
ent mayor, who has held the posi
tion for eight years. W. W. Ander- i
son and C. E. Blankinship are seek
ing reelection for eouncilmen, also
H T. Tidmcre and . Hartman, the
latter for reelection. James Bazar
is candidate for city marshal, oppos
ing Walton Howell, present marshal.
Andrew Tullia has been named at'
presiding judge, Ben Brooks. Jr. and
A. E. Prince are juoggs. John Polk
and Sam Bates are clerks. Super
visors have been named and are
Fred E. Bennett and James Busby,
the election will be held at the city
hall.
Death Claims Second
Victim of Accident
Death of W. W. Martin, 42, in I
Dallas Sunday brought the toll of
an automobile crash on t lie Harlin
gen highway last week to two,
Richard Boyd Hill succumbin': to
injuries in Valley Baptist hospital
shortly after the accident.
Martin was a salesman for the
National Portland Cement com
pany and Hill, with headquarters in
Dallas, was an official. Their au
tomobile collided with a truck on
the slippery pavement between
Harlingen ar.d La Feria.
Charges of negligent homicide
were sworn out here Saturday aft
ernoon before Justicp B. L. Cain
against Henry Timokin and John
Cheshire as a result of the crash.
Cheshire's car was parked be
side the road, and both the truck
driven by Timpkins and Hill's au
tomobile swerved around it and met
in collision.
Man’s Daughter and
Wife Contest Estate
WACO. March 31—(tP)—A trial
In which the insurance and prop
erty of A. P. McCormick, shot to
death in his home in Dallas last
Sept. 29. were contested by his
wife. Mrs. Marjorie McCormick, and
his daughter by a former marriage.
Miss Adelaide McCormick, 13. was
on the docket for commencement
here today.
Both filed claims with the South
western Life Insurance company
for $3,000 in insurance. The daugh
ter also asked for $10,000 of her
father's estate.
WEATHER SUMMARY
Barometric pressure was moder
ately high this morning ever the
northwest and over the southeast
ern states, and moderately low
over the Piatecu region. Utah, and
Arizona. As a result the weather was
lair to clear but still rather cold
hroughout the eastern two-thirds
the United States, and mostly
oudy and unsettled in the Rocky
iountain and Plateau regions,
nere some precipitation occurred
iso within the last 2i hours. Tem
>cratures were still lather low in
.je far northwest this morning, and
Irost was rcuortcd from the Car
olrnas, Georgia, and northeastern
Florida.
BILLETIN'
First figures, lowest temperature
last night; second, highest yester
day; third, wind velocity at 8 a. m..
fourth, precipitation in last 24
hours.
Abilene . 48 74 16 .00
Amarillo . 40 66 10 .00
Atlanta . 40 34 .. .00
Austin . 42 68 .. .00
Boise . 32 56 .. .00
1 Boston . 36 32 12 .00
I BROWNSVILLE.,.. 54 70 .. .00
Calgary . 26.00
I Chicago . 32 38 .. .00
Cleveland . 30 36 .. .00
i Corpus Christ! .... 56 68 .. .00
Dallas . 46 68 12 .00
Del Rio . 46 72 14 .00
I Denver . 28 56 .. .oo
Dodge City . 36 64 .. .oo
i El Faso . 44 68 .. .00
Fort Smith . 42 64 10 .<30
Helena . 12 30 .. .00
Houston . 50 68 18 .00
Huron . 24 56 .. .12
i Jacksonville . 48 64 10 .00
Kansas City. 44 CO .. .00
! Louisville . 34 44 .. .00
Memphis . 43 60 .. .00
Miami . 50 72 12 .02
New Orleans . 50 66 .. .00
I North Piatt? . 2B 64 12 .00
Oklahoma City .... 48 70 16 .00
i Palestine . 46 68 .. .00
Pensacola . 50 62 .. .00
Phoenix . 56 82 .. .00
Port Arthur . 52 66 .. .00
Roswell . 38 72 .. .00
St. Louis . 38 52 12 .00
St. Paul . 24 50 .. .00
Salt Lake City .... 38 52 18 .02
San Antonio . 44 70 .. 00
Santa Fc . 34 54 .. .00
Sheridan . 18 32 .. .06
Shreveport . 46 68 .. .00
Vicksburg . 44 62 .. .00
Washington . 34 58 .. .00
Wiliuton . 14 30 .. .00
Wilmington . 42 62 .. .00
2-DAY COUGHS
END OVERNIGHT
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MEN BARRED BY GLIDER CLUB
An all- ~irl glider club, with men barred even from the mechanical upkeep
of the ships, ts the newest wrinkle of Los Angeles. It is called the Marvel
Crosson Glider Club, in honor of the holder of the women s altitude re
cord. who was killed last year. Above, left to right, arc Anona Hanson
of the National Aeronautical Association; Jean Stapf. president of the
club, and Lois Hoadley. who is explaining operation of a sailplane.
DOUGH GIRL
Paiier money will have a new face
value in Russia now—and be harder
to part with. For the comely fea- |
turcs of Mile. Agnes Mosjoukln.
above, a Moscow beauty, will appear
on the bank notes to be issued this
summer by the Soviet government. 1
BERLIN UPt—Attacks by robbers
have become so frequent on rural
mail routes that the carriers have
been given permission to carry pis
tols. The rural police patrol system
is being strengthened.
STOP THAT ITCHING
Apply Blue Star Ointment to rrliev*
Skin Irritation*. Itching Skin or the Itcfc
of Kezemie condition*. Tetter. Ringworm.
Itching Toe*. Poison Oak and ■* *n An
tiseptic Dressing for Old Sore*, etc.
Ask your Druggist for
BLUE STAR OINTMENT
One of Three Found
In River Identified
FORT WORTH. March 31—{/P)—
Investigators today had their first
tangible clue with which to work
in solving the slaying of three
persons whose bodies have been
found in the Pecos river near Fort
Stockton within the last two months
Photographs of a man whose nude
body was found last Tuesday In
the Pecos river havp been Identi
fied by several persons here as H.
M. Polan, of Plentywood, Montana,
who was in For; Worth from
February 18 to March 11. Deputy
Sheriff H. W. Rhodes announced
the identification yesterday. The
man had been shot twice.
Several weeks previously, the
bod.es of a woman and a girl were
taken from the Pecos half a mile
from the spot where the man's
body was found. They were burled
without identification having been
established.
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Check That Cold With
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Any doctor will tell you
that the quickest way to
check a cold is to take a good
laxative, go to bed and keep
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take time from their work to
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morning.
Lax-ana gives overnight
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Every prescription drug
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guarantee of satisfaction or
money refunded. Don’t wait
for a cold to start; get Lax
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Look for the words “Double
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Bridge Party Honors
Miss Curl s Birthday
Miss Mary Curl, a member of the Brownsville school faculty, was com
plimented with a delightful surprise bridge party given Saturday afternoon
by Mrs. J. F. Blanton, the occasion being the birthday of the honoree.
A pretty Easter theme in colors of pink, green and white was noted in
table decorations, and baskets and vases of pink radiance roses were in
v#v *v( «» * * au^vniviib un vugtivug t>iiv
living room. A dainty salad course
was served preceding the games.
Miss Rachel Pierce won high score
prize in bridge and Miss Mary Em
ma Vivicr, second. Miss Curl re
ceived a lovely honoree's gift and
Mrs. G. W. Gotke and Mrs. S. A.
Caldwell were remembered by the
hostess with bouquets of pink rad
iance roses
Pour tables of guests enjoyed the
afternoon.
• • •
Church Federation
Names Committees
Reports of church delegates and
appointment of standing committees
featured the regular monthly meet
ing of the Church Federation Fri
day afternoon at the Baptist church.
Mrs. H. L. Yates presided and Mrs.
Bowman of the Baptist church led
devotionals.
Mrs. Brace reported for the Chris
tian church. Mrs. C. N. Hill, the
Methodist. Mrs. Sherwood Bishop
Presbyterian. Mrs. John L. Dick.
Baptist.
Mrs. Ivan Bennett, giving the
treasurer's leport. stated that a
fund of $129.95 was on hand, most
: of which Is used for furnishing
milk for needy of the city, about
80 quarts per day now being con
sumed.
On the devotional committee were
named Mrs. J. K. Bull. Mrs. O. W.
Singer and Mrs. O. W. Moothart;
social service. Mrs. Wm. West. Mrs.
W. T. Harvey, Mrs. L. A. Boorye.
and Mrs. George Stell; Ways and
Means. Mrs. G. W. Moothart. Mrs.
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John L. Dick, and Mrs. McKenzie;
Municipal, Mrs. W. J. Vertrees, Mis.
Grace, and Mrs. L. A. Boorye.
Society Calendar
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TUESDAY
Learners Club with Mrs R B.
Creager.
Mardi Bridge club with Mrs. Bas
com Cox.
Regular meeting of Rebekahs,
evening.
Tourist Bridge part}’, chamber of
commerce, afternoon.
Comings. Goings
Mrs. J. T. Blanton of Palestine
is a guest In the home of her son
J. F. Blanton, anti family.
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MILAV, Italy W—An astronom*
leal observatory for both amateu?
and professional atudents will bi
opened here in April. It will contail
an ultra-powerful tefceconr.
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days and watch the result. You will
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bottle. At all druc stores.
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