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M’ALLEN POST
PLANNING FETE
Parade, Bathing Beauty
Contest and Carnival
Take Place on 4th
(Special to The Herald >
McALLEN June 26—"Whafs a
calibration without a parade?
Such a question asked any mem
ber of the McAllen American Legion
Post wouk. have brought for the
Inquirer nothing short of a derisive
inter, for all efforts are being
KMicentrated to make the parade
o*-< of the biggest items in the July
Fourth Celebration to be held in
McAllen next Friday and Saturday,
fuH 3 and 5.
'1 he parade will take place the
morning of July 4 starting promptlv
at 10 a. m. Tim parade has never
failed to start on time. Dr. W. W.
Ctrman chairman of the parade
committee boasted, and spectators
wi ". not have to watt for the first
time this year either
$200 Prizes
More than $200 in parade prizes
*;e to be given, the merchants
M'_Aiien undei writing the expenses
ct the Legion as a means of snow
ing their appreciation of the pa
tronage of the people of the>
trude territory embracing KcAlten,
A list of the prizes to be offered
4-1 |ame *
Firs’, second and third prizes for
best float $40. $20, and $15. resPf5fr
ive’v best out-of-out float, $>•*.
first and second for best novelty
float $35 and $20 respectively; first
and seconu for fattest lady. $7 and
U. respectively; smallest man. So.
twu best clowns, $5 each; first and
ascend for bes’ advertising or stunt
foat. $3 ana $25 respectively.
Anyone in tiie Valley desiring to
enter the par ade competition may
do so by registering with Dr. W. W.
Uizman. Me Aden.
Tne parade will be the opening
feature of the two-day entertain
ment which will rollick along full
speec ail day July 4 and 5 with the
usual gigantic fireworks displays
each night. There will be special
entertainment such as baseball,
wrestling, a bull fight at Revnoea,
childrens pet parade. Boy Scout
competition, and a bathing girl
revue.
Bathing Beauties
About one huiuneu auu twenty
business firm* in MeAueu, Fnarr,
tumourg ana Wesraco nave signalled
tneir mtenuons oi entering gnis
m the Bathing Beauty Hevue to be
held at Cascade Fool in McAllen
tlic night of July 4 at 8 o clock,
according to Mrs. T. W. Doster,
who is handling the affair for the
American Legion's July Fourth
celebration.
First, second and third prizes will
be offered for winning girls. Judges
wiT. be out-of-town people ani all
efforts have been made to have
the judging handled fairly.
Fi^ms desiring to enter gird in
the contest may do so by applying
to Mrs. Doster. There will be no en
trance fee. the only requirement
being that the merchants secure a
gir1 to be the firm’s representative
and furnish her with a bathing
miit and pennant with the name of
the firm in black and white. Cars
w*r be furnished for the girls to
ride in the grand parade on July 4
The carnival attractions on the
m'dway will bo set up and running
Mnv«dav of ne^t week, five days
before the celebration itself onenc
“McAllen, hor to the Valiev" will
be the motto for the celebration
Engineers Inspect
County Highways
fSpecial to The Herald.)
HARLINGEN. June 26—Gibb Gil- j
Christ, state highway engineer, and
C. E. Swain, federal district engi
neer. were in Harlingen today with
County Judge Oscar Dancy and
other official* inspecting the county
paved road systems.
They will spend moat of the dav
in the Upper Valley studying the
highways.
Senator ‘LVspes Out’
Governor’s R?ce
/U9TIN. June 26—Sen. W A
Wilhamson. of San Antonio . has
the governor's race all figured out
to his entire satisfaction.
Tt will be Sterling. Small and
Barry Miller as the three high men.
ne predicted here.
’’This Mayfield strength thev
talk about is a myth.’* he declared.
"A* d Love won’t cut anv ice. eith
er.*
Healthiest!
"My little daughter is about the
healthies 'r! I Know,” says Mrs.
Wm. L. Pieper. 1043 Drexel Ave..
San Antonio. "And I want to give
credit where it is due.
“Elaine was constipated several
years ago and I gave her Cali
fornia Fig Syrup. It helped her so
wonder **»at I have used It
ever since for all her upsets or colds
It has kept her strong, energetic
rugged."
Children suffer when bowels aren't
regular. Brea'1 becomes f® i. ton
gue coated, eyes dull. Wien these
symptoms are neglected, biliousness,
feverishness, lack of appetite in
variably follow.
The first dose of California Fig
Byrun relieves these symptoms and
activates sluggish bowels. Succes
sive doses help Une and strengthen
weak bowels: Improve appetite; en
courage digestion and assimilation.
Try it wit . a bilious, headachy, con
stipated child and see how It helps!
The Dime vegetable product, en
dorsed by doctors for 50 years, ai
rways bears the naira California. So
for It when buying. adv.
T
Penn President
Associated Press Ph, ir
Thomas S. Gates. Philadelphlt
sanker. Is the new prtsldent of th«
University of Pennsylvania.
Lion Tamer Floore
Teaches Cub Manners
(Special to The Herald.)
HARLINGEN, June 26.—John T.
Floore secretary ol the chamber of
commerce, took his pet lion to the
Lions club today.
It was the lion’s first appearance
in public. Having raised it from a
“pup,” Floore has decided that the
time is imminent for instructing the
cub in ways of a well-behaved lion.
He started by taking the baby lion
to the club luncheon for its first
example in good conduct.
Beyond exhibiting mild surprise,
the lion is said to have behaved in
a manner which brought full de
served commendation from club
brethren.
Indiana Burial For
Raymondville Man
(Special to The Herald.)
RAYMONDVILLE June 26-The
body of Alexander Washington. 76,
who died here last night, will be
forwarded tonight to Lafayette,
Ind., for burial by Thompson's mor
tuary of Harlingen.
Survivors are his widow, a sister.
Mrs. C. W Oglesby, and a neph
ew. C. M. Potts. I
GROCERS OPEN
NEW BUSINESS
_
Ainsworth and Colgin To
Occupy Quarters On
Elizabeth
The Ainsworth and Colgin self
service grocery store will open in
the location recently occupied by
the Clarence Saunders store here,
on Elizabeth and Ninth.
The local grocers, who have been
in business in Brownsville for many
years, bought the Sanders store,
and after completely restocking it.
will open Saturday. June 28. The
store is closed now and work is pro
gressing rapidly.
The present Ainsworth and Col
cui store will remain unchanged. It
is located on Eleventh St., between
Elizabeth and Washington. Both
owrers. J W. Ainsworth and C. W.
Col:;in. will be actively interested in
both stores.
“The stock in our new store will
be nationally-advertised products,
the best that is manufactured, sim
ilar to the merchandise sold in our
present store,'* Mr. Ainsworth said
Thursday. “Our customers will re
ceive the best in the grocery line.**
The Self-Serve grocery will be
handled on a cash basis, it was an
nounced by the owners.
“Our business has increased to
such an extent that a second store
was considered imperative.” Mr.
Ainsworth said today.
MISPLACED ART
Young Man: You've great talent
f ->r painting.
Girl: Hou ear you tel! that?
Young Man: Prom your face.—
Pasting Show.
RON DOWN?
Don’t drag around with that
‘ half dead*’ feeling. Take
this laxative, tonic, appeti
zer that brings overnight
results. Sold on a money
hack guarantee. The 60c
bottle contains twice the
quantity of the 35c size.
LAX-ANA
(Double Strength)
Firemen Lose Fight
To Save Tiny Victim
OKLAHOMA CITY. June 26.—
—A nine-day fight of city firemen
to save the life of the infant son of
one of their comrades proved futile
today with the death of Willis
Hicks, age nine monUis. from pneu
monia.
Since early last w’eek, members
of the fire department’s pulmotor
squad had worked continuously, ad
ministering an oxygen-carbon diox
ide mixture to keep the tiny victim
alive Several times hope was strong
that the child would survive.
Advance Granted In
Stuart-Goodwin Case
(Special to The Herald.*
AUSTIN, June 26.—Proceedings
had in the supreme court yesterday
included motions to advance grant
ed in the case of R. T. Stuart et al.
vs. E. M. Goodwin. Inc. Hidalgo
county.
MYSTERY IN
JAP’S DEATH
Man Jumps Overboard
After Stabbed Body
Found on Ship
YOKOHAMA. Japan. June 26 —
(JP>—Ryozo Kitamura. chief steward
of the Japanese liner Tatsuta Maru.
was mysteriously murdered today
aboard the vessel as it passed with
666
Relieves a Headache or Neuralgia in
30 minutes, checks a Cold the first
day. and checks Malaria in three
days.
666 also in Tablets
TIME
Business still pioneers—seeking better methods; better
manufacturing processes; better ways of distribution;
larger profits.
Merchants’ National officers are always ready to take all
the time necessary to aid customers in attaining these ends
Come in and discuss your financial problems with us.
Capital Stock:
Originally paid in_$100,000.00
Increased from earnings 150,000.00 $250,000.00
Surplus Fund, earned. 275,000.00
MERCHANTS
NATIONAL BANK
^ R. O W N S VILLE - -TEXAS.
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Beautiful new models, new conveniences, shining
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:j No. 279 Beautiful new five-burner range.
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All-grate top. Built-in, porcelain-lined, "live
heat" oven. Accurate heat indicator. Double-wall
long-chimney Perfection burners, j -« OOO
As shown.$123* 1 Jdoun
IF you have t kitchen that wants to be dressed up, and a
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Ask your dealer to show you the beautiful, new', labor-saving
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on these high quality ranges.
And with the new models, you will find a new Perfection
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If you have been particularly interested in built-in ovens,
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This is a real opportunity to get the help you should
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Any dealer displaying this sign has an inter
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Double-wall chim<-| oqq
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Priced as low as $7.25
•Small financing charge
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No. 127 New four-burner range.
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PERFECTION
114
Oil Burning
Ranges
in a mile of Shlmoda. between
Kobe and Yokohama.
Immediately after the body was
found with a knife through the
neck a man was seen to Jump over
board. The liner stopped and a
boat was lowered to search for the
supposed murderer. The boat cap
sized in rough seas and one sailor
drowned. No trace of the murder
er was found. Whether he could
have swum ashore was doubtful.
Passengers and crew of the Tat
sua Maru were examined when the
ship reached Yokohama No one was
missing except the drowned sailor.
Police believed Kitamura's enemy
was a stowaway.
AW. THE POOR THINGS
LONDON —Peter Freeman, mam- 1
ber of hard-hearted Parliament, 1
complains about the Inhuman kill
ing of lobsters when they are pre
pared for food. He says that be has
heard lobsters groan after being
thrust Into boiling mater In restau
rant kitchens. He advocates a more
merciful killing of these edibles.
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