Brownsville SOCIETY Valley Cities 11
Formal Tea Complimenting Miss More
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Charming in appointments ot
white and ye.low, the formal tea
given Sunday afternoon at the
Country club complimenting Miss
Elizabeth More was one of the most
delightful affairs of the many being
_jgrui.ged for her preceding her wed
l&ng to Mr. J. C. Collins, of San
Benuo. which is to take place
Ibursday. H _tei.es were Miss Sal
ome McAllen and Sall.e Rus
Guests were ushered into room
massed with the gorgeous feathery
balls of white chrysanthemums in
termingled with fern. Yellow tapers
in lloor candelabra made the scene
even more attractive, and gave a
charming effect to the prett> tea
gowns worn by the guests.
The feminine fashions of the
present season showed their adapt
ability to such an occasion. Miss
More was specially attractive in a
lovely tea gown of gold lame. Mem
bers of the wedding party In the re
ceiving line were Miss Gay More.
In smart black satin;Miss Elizabeth
Creager, wearing black tulle; and
Misses Florence Burns and Elinor
Richardson, both cf whom had
chosen white satin as most appro
priate for the affair. Miss Russell
wore a prettily feminine affair of
ecru lace, and Miss McAllen formal
A silver bowl filled with fruit
made an effective autumn center
piece for the table, which bore the
silver tea and coffee services with
a Spanish cut-work cover as a back
ground Yellow tapers m snver
holders carried out the color theme.
Mrs G. C. Richardson, in a
charming gown cf b'ack lace, and
Mrs. Leona Gay More, wearing Tur
quoLse satin, presided at the tea
Nearly one hundred and fifty
guests called during the afternoon.
k Free Instruction for ladies each
Thursday, twe o’clock Campbell's
Bowling Alley. Adv. tf
North Carolina Imports mor^ than
B.OOO.OOO bushels of wheat annually
In the form cf grain and bread.
Pomp and glamour of the military
J character .zed the reception and
uance at the post on Saturday even
ing honoring Col. and Mrs. Francis
VV. Glover, new commanding officer,
and Lieu.. Col. and Mrs. Stephen vV.
W lmree, also new arrivals at the
Guests approached the officer &
club In which the dance was held
between the legimental standard1
bearers, mounted on white horses. :
and between lines of buglers, also
mounted. As each guest approached. ,
the bugiers sound* d a fanfare.
In the receiving line to greet the
gue~t0 were Col. and Mrs. Glover,
Lieu'.. Col. and Mrs. Winfree, Major
and Mis. Keyes, of Fort Ringgold,
who were L e lor the affair; Major
and Mrs Oliver I. Holman, and
, Capt and .Mrs. R. R. Maxwell.
I lie military note appeared again
in the effective arrangement of the
mantle, on which wa: placed the
iegim.en.al crest, flanked by tro- i
j hies won by the regiment.
Following the reception, the regi
mental orchestra furnished music
lor the dance. Many guests from
Brownsville and other Valley towns
were present. Among those coming
down from Fort Ringgold were Capt
; and Mrs. Rossiter Garriiy and Lieut
During the evening, the buglers
, entered and paraded around th*»
hall, sounding flourishes and the
Serving as the entertainment com
mittee were Capt and Mrs Maxwell, i
Lt. and Mrs. Jervev. Lt. and Mrs
S odter and Lt and Mrs. Cameron.
Preceding the reception and
dance. Major and Mrs. Hall enter
tained at their quarters with a seven
o'clock dinner, having as their
guests officers and ladies of the
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With Mrs. Ton es
The Friday Bridge club was en
tertained the past week by Mrs W
R. Jones. Miss E’sa Walthers and ,
Mrs. Milton West were awarded
prizes for high and second high
scores Mrs. Laura Monroe will en
tertain the club this wek
Delegates to Valley
Mrs. Geo. M. Smith was elected by the city federation of women’s |
clubs as a delegate to the Valley federation convention at Mission early I
in December at the monthly business meeting Saturday afternoon. The
chair appointed Mrs. Pearl Nuckols and Mrs. Hugo Milde as delegates.
At tiie same meeting Mrs. T. S. Jierron was endorsed by the federation
as a uuuuute iur uie preuiuciicy ox
the Valley ieueiatioa.
The meeting Saturday was the
first tegular business meeting ol
.he federation this year, and ua in
teresting review of club work was
presented by the delegates. Mrs.
omith occupied the chair.
c . rest pi Ii
J. K Bull Civic League; Mis Mae
Brutche, Learuers; Mit. W. v.
Worley Sell Culture; P.-'l a . Mrs.
Harbcrt Davenport. Public Health,
Nurse Assn; Mrs. J K. Wells. Those
reporting ior the individual
were Mrs. R E. Morns. Civic
League; Mis Sherwood Bishop,
Learners; P.-T. A.. Mrs. VV. O
Washington: Self Culture. Mrs. E.
F. Yates; Public Health, Nurse As
sociation. M’ss Marie Browne.
In connection with the Learners
club rejXir:. it was stated that me
Brownsville history committee is
planning to publish their data m
the near future. The c’ub now has
25 active members, and all obhga
Particularly Interesting reports
from the Parent-Teachers Associa
tion and the Public Health Nursing
association were given
The Parent-Teachers association
has. through their loan fund, this
year helped six students in college,
sponsored a reception and a tea
for the faculty and the junior col
lege mothers, planted thirty-six
shrubs on the school campus and
renovated the teachers’ rest room in
the Junior high school Tn the ab
sence of Miss Rachel Pierce, school
nurse. Mrs. Washington gave a brief
report of her activities, stressing the
additional value of her health talks
in the different schools.
Miss Browne cave a brief survey
ef the uty healtii work and the
many daily duties ot Uie nurse.
Mrj». J. R. Wells supplemented by
thanking the members lor their co
operation m making ihe Bertha
Yeung recital a success financially.
The concert netted the organization
about ninety dollars. She explained
that this lund would be used in
purchasing milk lor the undernuu*
i^hed poor children. Three and lour
hundred quarts of nnlk are being
distributed mom hi y throughout this
organization and this is made j>os
sible by regular financial contribu
tions made by the Red Cross. Rotary
dub. American Legion Auxiliary.
The Federated Church societies and
tiler loyal friends.
The Self Culture club represented
by Mrs. W. Y. Worley, president of
the Stat,. Convention a: Houston,
had the honor of being the highest
coring club in the fifth district,
and will also be a patron of the
departmen s sate headquarters.
Mrs. Worley gave a brief report of
he Houston convention sticking
the high light? from the viewpoint
of a delegate.
It was a’so reported that another
c ub, the Civic League, is subscrib
ing funds to have the name of the
president, Mrs. J. k. Bui’, placed on
the roll of founders at the state
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To Hold Meet
A talk on the preservation of
historic spots, by Mrs. B. M Freud
enstein of Brownsville, will be a
feature of the meeting of Lieutenant
Thomas Barlow chapter. D A R
in Harlingen. The fact that there
are many such spots In the Valley
makes this discussion of particular
Mrs. 8. R. Jennings. Harlingen,
is to have charge of the musical
numbers, and Miss Betty Hopper.
Brownsville, is to direct the pro
gram on the subject of "Revolu
Hostesses for the day are Mes
dames S. R. Jennings. T. S. Herren,
A. L. Brooks. Lloyd Thompson. W.
D. Jeffries, and D. W. Schuepbach.
The luncheon and business meet
ing will be held at the Woman's
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Mr. and Mrs. Jose Angel Cisneros
entertained on the week-end with
a dance in celebration of the bap
tism of their son, Jose. Godparents
were Mr. and Mrs. Domingo Ayala.
The dance began at eight o'clock
and lasted until one. A large num
ber of guests from Brownsville.
Matamoros and San Benito were
| Edcouch |
Mr. and Mrs Bryon Bledsoe of
Weslaco spent Friday in Edcouch.
Miss Mae Wise and Mrs. Weed
Smith were in Harlingen Wednes
Mr and Mrs. West Jackson '..sit
ed Mrs. Ada Blevins of Donna
A. J. Harrold was a business
caller in Mercedes Thursday.
Mrs. D. Q Squyres and Miss
Mattilpp were in Edinburg Weslaco
land 'Mercedes Thursday.
T J Pickens and son Harold left
' Tuesday for Gainesville. Okla., to
visit Mr. Pickens parents.
Mr. and Mrs Andrew Cleveland
were in Wesla i Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. W K Galbrcdth
and daughter Pretira were in
! Mr and Mrs Charles Hearbv
'ere in San Benito, Sunday and
Mr. and Mrs. V. M Sutphrn.
j Mary Marcrette and James vere
cuests Tuesday of Mr and Mrs. J
C McKinev of Donna
Mr and Mrs J. W Nicholson o'
Gray Tnd returned this week to
spend the winter a* their home
Mr and Mrs. D J Bartlett and
>.on Fdward of Elsa visited P C !
Miss Grace .Tarviss who lives in
Corpus Christi and is attendin'*
school in Edinburg soent the wpek
end here with Miss Jereald Steph
Mr. and Mr< Paul Voight brough*
their little daughter home Tues
day after several days Illness in
the McAllen hospital.
E. C. Keasonawer and Charles
Hearvey were business callers in
Mr and Mrs. J. W. Murse were
In Weslaco Monday.
F L Johnston of Mercedes was
a business visitor here Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Vandervoit,
Miss Edith and Miss Mar- from
Greenfield, Ohio, came this week
to spend the winter with their
son's Dale and Carl.
Miss Margia Haitt, spent last
week at Waco, attending the home
coming of Bavlor students, and to
see the football game between
Baylor and Texas A. Ar M.
Mrs. E. M. Laney was in Har
lingen last week.
Mrs. Burton Hughes is spending
a few days this week in Weslaco
with Mrs. Lewis Yates.
Mi«s Cronle Bonham of Hargill
spent Monday with Miss Mary
E C. Platt and P. C. N - spent
Sunday with Tom Phillips in Santa
Mr. and Mrs Sam Laney were
guest Tuesd yaof Mr. and Mrs. A.
C. Reed of San Benito.
Mr Foldon Lester of Gonzales,
is spending this week here visiting
his sister Miss Edith Lester.
Special Cotton Tax
For Flood System
A special cotton tax will be levied
in the Ma’amoros district in 1931
to aid iu financing the elaborate
flood control system which is al
ready under construction, according
to Ruben Martinez. Matamoros
Chamber of Commer-e secretary
and manager of the light plant u»
Expenditures for the system are !
New Way To
A wonderful discovery is the new
’■ renrh process which gives MEL
I LO-GLO Face '*owder its unparal
i leled smoothness and makes it stay
on longer. The purest powder made
| —its color is tested. Never gives a
pasty or flaky look! Will not smart
the skin or enlarge the pores. Gives I
a youthful bloom. Remember the
name — MELLO-GLO. Cisneros
Drug Stores Adv.
IF you’ll go to your druggist and get
a bottle of Capudine you'll be
amazed at the quickness headache
suffering will completely disappear.
Being liquid, Capudine acts immedi
ately, often in one-third the time
required by other forms. It contains
no narcotics, does not disturb digef
tion and is approved by doctors and
druggists. Even with the most severe
headache, relief comes very quickly.
Sold at Drue Store*, to/, JO/ & 60/ bottles
tod bv the dose at soda fountains.
large, and total cost will be around
$3,000,000 pesos when completed.
Work to date has been the cut
ting of the levees to allow water to
go into the Arroyo del Tigre, it was
said. These levees are north of
Matamoros. and the water leaving
the river into the arroyo will help
the river from reaching flood lev*?
or above at the city and below,
rhere levees are unusually low. ac
cording to Mr Martinez.
Labor Income from vocations?
agriculture students in Florida last
year amounted to Si59.725.47
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at additional cost . . . Pnce $2&}.o<b
F. H. Williams
OPPOSITE POST OFFICE—BROWNSVILLE
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Commercial Activities Of The
Twin Cities of the Lower Valley
_BROWNSVILLE - MATAMOROS
Beautiful Zarapes Found At '
. Basket Place Ideal as Gifts
Tourists and visitors spending tlie
'Tinter in Brownsville will naturally
wish to take home with them or
send to friends some realistic me
mento of the color of the border.
Nothing could he more suitable or
attractive |n this line than the
beautiful Mexican zarapcs found at
"The Basket Place/’ Robert Run
yon s curio shop in Matamoros.
His beautiful collection, one of the
i*rpr;r in Matamoros bhops, is out
Jf standing tv--.ire of the special
'Texroco” zarape not generally
found in the average curio shop.
These would he the most appreciated
Christmas gifts reminiscent, of Old
Mexico that could he found on the
border Th:-- special zarape is made
in the Valley of Mexico in Texcoco,
ano is nf very heavy weave, ideally
silted for rugs.
Made By Indians
From the rums of Mitla Oaxaca
come other beautiful zarapes which
me found m stock at the Basket
Place Those are the heavy wool
colorful '! v.cnn Indian "Oaxaca
Zarape.” made in th° tiny homes of
Indians n°sried among the ruins of
Mitla. Oaxaca and in all sizes. They
air beautifully woven and colored,
and used largely for hangings, rugs,
throws, covers for beds and couches
and lap robes.
Still another type of zarape is the
complete line of ultra-colored
• Aguascalientes" zarapes. made from
wool, linen and silk. This is the
most colorful of all zarapes and
when thr visitor In Matamoros buys
this scarf he is sure that he is ab
tafrJng a vivid bit of Old Mexico,
fci this carape is worn oy the typical
Mexican “charro." and is a part of
his native costume.
Mr. Runyon's colorful exhibit of
Mexican curios and novelties is
housed in a building that is alone i
i\urth inspecting. It is a very old
time Spanish edifice, built soon after
the city of Matamoros was laid out.
The patio is a charming feature of
the Basket Place, and is open to
inspection of visitors Mr. Runyon
tekes pleasure in escorting tourists
throughout, his place and explain
ing all the interesting historical and
romantic legends connected with
thn furnishings of h!s curio shop.
Gonzalez Furniture & Mattress Co.
"novate old mattress'** and make them like new.
Ml Work Guaranteed—Quick Service *
14: h ar. i Mcnroe Phone 1377
1 ■ ■ i nrjp T6J-W-V —,im i^——
' TBaamm* r mmm —r—i i g iui——
^ ou Are Always Welcome At
THE EL JARD1N
Adolfo S A gras. Prop.
Nice Furnished Rooms With Fresh Linens
C' ithwest Corner Mam Plaza—Matamoros
A Guaranteed Preparation for Dandruff and Itching Scalp
| “VAL-RUB”—Rubbing Alcohol
An E‘ ’-irnt Preparation for Home. Hf«pital and Sick Room
Purpa cs—Used by Every Hospital in the Valley.
The Ha - Tonic is Obtainable in all Valley Barber Shops
The Ruobhic Alcohol Can Be Purchased At All Drur Stores
DELTA LABORATORIES, INC.
Mad Orders Given Our Careful Attention
THE BASKET PLACE
THE IDEAL MEXICAN CURIO SHOP
Pottery. Drawn Work. Opals. Baskets. Zarapes. Blankets. Feather
Cards. Walking Canes, Leather Articles. Horse Hair Articles Etc.
Robert Runyon. Prop. Matamoros, Tamps., Mexico.
GAR1BAY SONS 1
Veteran Matamoros wholesalers
are L. Gar.bav Sons, leaders In r j
large trade in the border city,
operated by L. Garibav and his
three sons. The firm is located on
Sixth street in Matamoros. and for
years has be?n an integral force in
the historic and business develop
ment of the city.
The business was fs*abh:.hed more
than sixty years ago. and Mr. Ga
ribav Sr. was born in Matamoros
79 years ago. The father and all
the sons are residents of Matamo- ,
ros. and one of the sons has a dry
goods store in Brownsville. Mem- |
bers of the family for all these
years have been engaged in the
same wholesale business, and have
built up a wide trade among r'tail
“Reliability'* is the watchword of j
L. Garibey A Sons, and has been
for the duration of their business
in Matamoros Thev welcome
Brownsville and Valiev visitors to
Matamoros and are glad to make
their acquaintance either in a busi
ness or personal way when they are
In the border city.
Mat r.moro.e Hot#*!
A house whose walls could whis- j
"er manv interesting s*ories of the
earl” day* of Motemnros is now a
popular render- on- for visitors in |
the border citv—the Ma*amoros
hotel, owned at the presen. by Lady
Grace Mackenzie and A. Bielke
Long ago. the building was erected
as a residence by General Pena, a
well-known ficure in Matamoros
history. The property is stiM in the
original family, owned bv Dr. Pad
illa. whose wife is one of the
daughters of c.en. pena. The place
was first operated as a hotel by
Mrs. Fmroa Leonard, who sold it
to Mr Bielk . he. in turn, rolca-int
half intc-est t/> Lady Mackenzie,
hr-self an interest’”'! character as
i big came hunter of renown.
Although modern in i*s equip- j
m^nt and conveniences, the Mata- j
moros hotel has s*Ui preserved i
mu-h of its Hd-time Spanish at- I
mosphere. a feature e’-peoiallv at- '
tractive to l‘s guests A beautiful
a »'■■■ ■ ..I.— I ... m ——
IEMINCTON CASH REGIS
TERS. ROYAL PORTABLE
Luis Montes. Agent
Expert repairer of typesertter*.
addin* mach'nes and cash reg
Phone S3?—532 Washington Are.
RECIO BROS. PRINT SHOP
Ph. 927 Brownsville 722 12th St
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| Spanish patio, overgrown with many
plants and foliage of Old Mexico is
well kept and open to visitors at all
Protection. courtesy, comfort,
convenience and expert service are
* the assurances which guests may
[ enjoy at the Matamoros hotel dur
! mg their visit in the border city.
; Delightful epicurean food Is served,
and the game dinners of the hotel
are noted for their delicious savor
and accompanying delicacies.
Fine For Home Use
There's a rerdy, handy, busy little
general well-doer that is today an
ideal part of the routine equipment
of many homes—the Royal Portable
rypewriter. for which Luis Montes
is agent, at 533 Washington Ave. It
I fits into a welcome family niche and
is practical for every member—for
mother to make and keep lists of
her household and kitchen goods
land needs—for father to work up
' ha accounts on at night—for broth
er and sister to pound out their
themes on—in fact, its a little
"man of all work ' in the average
Once you've tried the Royal
Portable you'll be delighted with
; the easy way it operates, the
smooth running of it. and all tne
: 11 tie rie’ .ices and specifications that
are found on it s big brother, the
The llt‘le machines are sturdilv
built—nothing has been sacrificed
I to the reduction in sirr and weigh*
A'so, the typewriters arc now avail
able !n a number of beautiful col
| or., especially popular to harmonize
i with the scheme cf mo*hers or
Luis Montes will be glad to dis
cuss rrices and terms about the
j typewriters with anyone interested
He ;s also agent for the Remington
Protect your home against the
we* weather of the winter months
—Frontier Lumber company sug
gests ' Rub-ber-oid ’ roofing to
mend or cover the roof of your
homo as an ideal product for thi.*
For bakers* flour M. Garcia Go
mez and Champion recommend
•hrlr special brr.nd of Whi*e Oak
four which they keep in stock at
'‘heir wholesale place at Fourth and
■ Fronton strce*s
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^ Fee^ For ^^G
feeds Every Purpose FEEDS
Scientifically Prepared for Maximum Results
BROWNSVILLE FEED AND SEED CO.
Phone 482 BROWNSVILLE 1134 Adame St
M. GARCIA GOMEZ & CHAMPION
WHOLESALE GROCERS A COFFEE ROASTERS
Exclusive Agents—Pioneer Flour Mills
4th <5: Fronton Sts Brownsville Phones 83 and 151
Phone 1317 Our Specialty Is Quick Service Residence 1228-W
INTERNATIONAL IRON WORKS
General machine work and ornamental iron work.
Clyde A. Thorpe. Manager Fronton Street at Tenth
Feed Company Recommends
Poultry Raiser’s Products
If Brownsville poultrymen or
housewives experience trouble withi
laying hens; if their chickens are
suffering from any disease or ail
ment. they are invited to call the
Brownsville Feed and Seed company
and ask the advice of Mr H. L
Maas, associated with N. R. and1
F. J. Willis as owners oi the com
pany. Mr. Maas is an expert poultrv
man and knows the problems of the
industry from its beginning, and is
glad to offer any help to poultry
The Brownsville Feed and Seed
company are dealers in a large line
of poultry and dairy feeds and
grain designed to bring the maxi
mum production and eliminate many
cf the smaller worries in the rais
ing of cows and chickens. The
comDany distributes Blue Tag feeds I
made by the Terminal Grain com
pany of Ft. Worth, and among its
products are several specially recom
mended for egg production.
Fine For Hens
Blue Tag hen scratch and B’ue
i Tag egg mash air so blended and j
proportioned that when the two are
fed in connection with ea h other
every need of the laying hen Is met.
The scratch supplies the energy
forming materials, while the mashii
takes care of proteins, and miner-j
els. The Brownsville Feed and,
Seed company recommends a Ug&l;
feed of the scratch In the morning
and evening, with the mash kept be*
fore the hens continuously. Foo
highest production during the win
ter, they point out that the mast*
may be fed in moist form, m crumb-'
A new poultrv feed in favor la
Blue Tag Egg Pells, originating in
Euiope where every economy ia
practi'-cd In the feeding cf poultryj
The advantage of tills ration Is the
!ar •; v_ ••• eric need In feeding
it, since quannties may be fed as
scratch in litter. Large amounts
of these peilchs are fine for egg pro
duction. M Maas declares, and he
urges poultry men to acquaint them
reives with the go< d points of tills
prod net handled by the Browns
ville Feed and 5e*y» company.
MATAMOROS HOTEL AND CLUB
Special Dinners Daily
Caters to Private Parties. Clubs and Banquets
Best Epicurian Cooking :n Mexico
i Lady Grace Mackenzie Matamoros Phone 153
L. GAR1BAY E H1JOS, SUCS. I
Wholesalers In Matamoros
I_ Welcome Visitors I
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