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Xmas Seal
Work Topic
Of Address
f» —
iSpecial to The Herald*
RIO HONDO. Nov. a.-Thc *cg
ular business meeting of the Par
ent-Teachers association was held
here last week at the high school
auditorium with L. A. Wheeler
president In charge.
Dr. M. B. Finley, secretary of the
Cameron county Anti-Tuberculosis
association addressed the group and
stressed the necessity of assisting
the tubercular people of the Valley
through the sale of Xmas Seals.
Mrs. W. K. Hodgkin was elected by
the P. T. A. group as director of
the Rio Hondo unit of the associa
tion. It wa* definitely decided at
this meeting to sponsor a home tal
ent play for the pun»ee of raising
funds to repair playground equip
Reports of committee chairmen
were heard, Mrs. G. Lassiter report
ing for the Conservation committee
told of the number of people in the
community benefited by food and
clothing donated by the organiza
Mrs. W. K. Hodgkin, official rep
resentatve of the P. T. A. gave an
interesting account of her visit to
Stuart Place recently.
Mrs Jack Freshour, was elected
to take the place ol program chair
men recently vacated by the res
ignation of L. D. Todd.
H. T. Uzzell. principal of Jun
ior High school, stated that the
ice box recently installed in Junior
high, was now in use and was of
considerable benefit m keeping milk
for the school children.
About 40 parents anti teachers
were present.
Miss Loisc Noe and Miss Gladys
Hough of this place will represent
the Rio Grande Valley B Y. P J.
organizations at the State B. Y. P.
U. meeting the latter part of this
month in Houston.
Miss Noe won first place in the
sword drill contest over all oth°r
Valley Baptist organizations. M;ss
Gladys Hough ran a close second.
These young ladies won the right
to enter Valley contest at Harlingen
by winning out in their zone meet
held at Port Isabel two weeks ago.
• • •
The Rio Hondo Girl Reserves held
their cabinet meet.ng la.-t week m
Home Economics
I rooms. Plans for the new year
were discussed also the method of
raising the budget for the year.
At the conclusion of the meeting
the members stayed to participate
in a slumber party. A delicious sup
per was pre’v**M in the Home
Economics kitchen.
An early ir.oiii.ng breakfast was
• • •
Mrs. H E. Fanning of San An
tonio is s[tending several weeks In
Rio Hoi-','» as the guest of Miss Lou
Ella Hatch.
F. E Leitenberger has returned
from a several months stay a
Johnstown. Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. VV. K Glore and
family have moved into their new
home north of Rio Hondo.
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Willis of
Prarta. Mich., arrived here recently
for an Indefinite stay. They are
with Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Thomas.
Mr. and Mrs. George Faulkner
and J. Reed have returned to their
home in Oklahoma oity after a visit
with Mr. Faulkner's mother. Mrs. J.
F. McCarty, who has been seriously
Roy Moses Cashier of the Arrovo
State bank who has been ill and
confined to his bed here for the
last several weeks, is showing con
tinued improvement.
Mrs Austin Goode and small son
of Port Isabel are visiting Mrs.
Goode’s parents. Mr. and Mrs. W
C. Nash here for several days.
Earl Nash has returned from a
business trip to Houston.
Mrs. J. E Carpenter and Mrs. 8.
JH- Bernard have returned from a
lengthy auto trip to points In
South Dakota and Minnesota. On
the return they were Joined at Dal
las by Mrs Bernard’s husband
who is with the American Airways
Co., at that city. Mr. and Mrs. Ber
nard will remain In Rlo Hondo for
a visit before returning to their
home in Dallas.
Mis Claudia Mercer and Miss
Sylvia Affolter has left by auto for
Rock Elm. Wis.. to attend the fun
eral of Miss Mercer’s mother, Mrs.
W. C. Mercer.
Mr.v E. M A. Sizer, worthy ma
tron of the Rio Hondo Order of the
Eastern Star No. R15 has returned
from Fort Worth where she attend
ed the Golden Jubilee meeting of
the Grand chapter.
Women’s Club
Sponsors Benefit
Party Last Week
SAN BENITO. Nov. 5.—Auction
and contract bridge and bunco were
enjoyed by 25 tables of players in
the patio of the Aztec building jn
der auspices of the San Benito
Business and Professional Women's
club which arranged the event as
a benefit affair for local charity.
Merchants donated various prize,
and Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Hinkly use
Igf the patio.
Among the contract plavers. Miss
Elizabeth Cowgil! held high scor"
with Mrs. J. E. Glenn holding oec
ond high. Winners among the men
were Jack Cowgill and J S. Glover 1
At auction. Miss Marcia Pruiett
was high among the ladles and
Mrs I. R. Douglas second with J
R. Taft firs? amontr the men and
I. R. Douglas second
B A. Rilev won the men’s prize
at bunco while the women's award
went to Mrs. R. S Dunhan? Low
score prizes were given to Man
Kather-ne Shafer and R. J
Ancien» Chinese families com
memorate the death of their rela
tives by putting up a strip of wall
paper every time a death occur*.
Co-Hostesses To
Junior Musical
Culture Club
Junior Musical Culture club of
El Jar-din was entertained Friday
evening in the home of Misses
Ruth and Isabel Cowan. Decora
tions were deep pink roses. Inter
mingled with sprays of fern.
During the business session,
three new members were Initiated
into the club: Martha Lee Street,
Louise Smith and Louise Wilson.
A musical program presented
consisted of two piano duets by Do
rothy Pearl Street and Aileen Han
na. piano solos by Louise Wilson
and Theresa McKenzie
The hostess served delectable re
freshments. The neat meeting will
be on the first Friday in December.
• • •
Brownsville Guesi
At Woman s Service
Club In Los Fresnos
The Woman's Service club of Los
Fresnos met at the home of Mrs.
E. H. Cilley Thursday afternoon.
The rooms ' were decorated with
roses and native flowers. After a
brief business .-session roll call was
answered by naming a woman
novelist and her works Mrs. H. H. j
Whipple gave an account of the life
of a Texas novelist. Ruth Cross,
and Mrs. E. D. B|:kltn gave a
most interesting review of one of
Miss Cross's books "The Golden
Following the program a delici
ous salad course was served to 30
members and guests Mrs. W. I.
Gilson of Brownsville and Mrs. E.
F. Oavlord o.' Chicago were the out
of-town guests
• • •
Birds and
(Continued from Page Eight)
ebony, mesqulte hackleberry. laurel
ana cats claw. The speaker men
tioned that the ebony Is not found
anywhere else in the United States
Among shrubs are coyotla. fisn
eye. ceniza. both white and la
vender .tree mignonette, aquatum
all thorn, native crepe myrtle,
chiltip.quin. silver sofora. turks
cap. coralilla and lantana. The
chilitipiquin earner up like weeas
in every back yard.
The cacti family is very ex
tensive and rare specimens are
found in this v.cinity, linking witn
it the maguey plant of different
species. Among the flowers the blue
bonnet has found its way to the
Valley and with it is found tne
gentrains, gallows, passion flower
end salvia, blooming along the
road ways. The yellow water Illy
Is very uncommon. In the resaca
which winds around the Goodrich
home, grows the red water lily, or
the lotus of the River Nile, so
stated by authorities.
Mrs. Cottrell plead the encour
agement of those owning large
tracts of land to preserve smaller
tracts in the “wild” so that the
natural growth la not exterminat
ed. Nurserymen In the Valley now
are able to furnish native shrubs
and trees for planting In the place
of the usual commercial evergreens
shipped here from the north.
She showed a wonderful collec
tion of photographs of Valley birds
taken by Mrs. W. E. Anderson
San Benito, who Is also a nature
student and writes under the pen
name of Kate Peel Anderson.
Mrs. Cottrell was accompanied
by her mother. Mrs. C. M. Casn
and Mrs T. J. Yoe. a former mem
ber of the club. The organisation
was pleased to welcome back, Mrs
Gr‘./ r Perkins, a former member.
During the business session the
president appointed Mrs. Harbert
Davenport and Mrs. Wills A.
George, delegate and alternate to
the state convention of Women's
clubs in Corpus Christ! this week.
The hostess served coffee and
Mrs. Fannie Putegnat will en
tertain the club this week.
• • •
A hike to the city park with an
early breakfast was enjoyed by a
group from the 8th grade Blue
Triangle organization Saturday
morning. They were accompanied by
their sponsor. Miss Sarlta Conrad.
Mary Jane Groom was elected song
leader at a meeting held Friday.
VntertAlnment consisted of a vocal
duet by Audrey Jean 8chulta and
Barbara Black.
»«su Nov.
17 -18 -19
tSpeciai to The Herald)
LA FEfilA, Nov. 5.—Mrs. W. P.
Patton was the charming hostess
to the members of the Twin Six
Club Thursday afternoon at her
home in La Feria. Four games ot
contract were enjoyed, alter which
prises were awarded to Miss Flor
ence Mitchell and Mrs. H. S
Hensley. Miss Mitchell, who is a
bride-elect of the month was also
presented with a lovely token from
the hostess. Refreshments consist
ed of salad, sweet and coffee. Fa
vors were small bags of rice, which
were thrown on the bride-elect as
she opened her packages.
L unc heon-Brld ge
One of the most delightful pre
nuptial affairs, honoring Miss
Florence Mitchell, was the one
oclock bridge luncheon at the
country' home of Mrs. j. a. Hath
away Friday. Appointments at the
long table, with covers laid for
eighteen, carried out the honoree
color scheme of blue and silver. A
silver bowl filled with plumbago
and white roses formed the center
piece, which was flanked wltn
silver candelabras. holding blue
tapers. Favors were miniature
silver slippers and bells tied witn
blue ribbon, the same motive pre
dominated In place cards ano
tallies. At the close of the de
licious two course luncheon, tables
were arranged for contract.
Gifts of pewter, high score
trophies for the games, were pre
sented the honoree by the win
ners, Mrs. F R. Lucas and Joe
Wood, st which time a huge silver
box tied with blue ribbon, con
taining surprise shower gifts from
the guests, was placed before the
Miss Mitchell was stunning in
Rray ensemble with brown ac
Guests for the afternoon were
Mesdames V. V. Brown. R. E. An
J™' B H Dunlap, n. P. Betts.
William Woods, w. p. Patton. Rav
fufty Hal!l ° c Twman.
JfdVn ®hearer' J°hn H. Mitchell
ot La Plena; Mesdames Reid Wil
liams and L. D. Nelson of Harlin
gen; Mesdames Henry Bauerman
and Joe W oods, Santa Rosa ana
Mrs. F. R. Luca* ol Oimito.
A shower (or Miss Mitchell Wed- '
nesday will have as hostesses Mrs.
T. E- Betts and William Woods.
• • •
Deutscher Verein
To Meet Sunday
Harlingen City Hall
The Deutscher Verein will hold
its regular monthly meeting Sun
day alternoon, Nov. 6. at 3 o'clocic
in the city hall m Harlingen.
Ail members and others .merest- j
ed in German activities, are urged
to be present. Important ma'ters,
such as preparing the program (or
German Day" Nov. 24 at th^ Val
ley Fair, and a general dis;uss:on
regarding the proposed Girinan
Club House, will come up.
\ alley Girl Receives
Honors At College
(Special to the Herald)
BELTON. Nov. 5.—Miss Myrna
Faris of Pharr has been elected
sophomore representative to the
legislative assembly. This is the
law-making body of the student
government association at Baylor
college for Women.
Miss Faris is also a member of
Player s Guild and has been elect
ed first vice-president. This is an
organisation of those Interested in
appreciation and product.on 01
drama. Last year she was a mem
ber of Alpha Literary Society for
freshmen only.
She Is the daughter of P. h
Faris of Pharr, long time resi
dent of the Valley.
• • •
Travel Club Study
Program On japan
A program which was a contin
uation of the study of Japan was
presented at the meeting of the
Brownsville Study club held in the
home of Mrs. J. R. Styles last
week. Papers were read by the foi
low’ing, Mrs. J. K. Bull, history of
Japan; Mrs. Fred Bohlen, govern
ment of Japan and Mrs. W. Gib
son on the manners and customs.
A social hour followed, the hostess
serving delightful refreshments.
Informal Dance
For Triple X
Exit Club, Guests
An informal dance of Friday
evening had as hostess, Alice
Fitch. The Triple X Exit club
members and friends were guests
for a delightful evening.
Cake, ice cream and candy were
served to Evelyn Ann Hamilton,
Georgina Monroe. Lydia Yturria,
Inez Brulay. Josephine Taylor.
Marcilie Strein. Dorothy Crowe.
Maxine Rockwell, Emily Wells oi
San Benito. Leo Wise. Joe and
Albert Celaya, Billie McDavitt
Jimmy Truss. Bill Blanton and
Louis Kowalski. Several other
guests came in during the evening
The club meet* this Friday with
Lydia Yturria.
• • •
V. F. W. Post
And Auxiliary
Installat i o n
The public has been extended a
gracious Invitation to the joint \
installation ceremonies of the V. F
W. post and Auxiliary to be held
Monday evening in their head
quarters at 1019 Elizabeth Street j
over Woolworths building. There
! will be a social hour and an inter
esting program has been arranged
• • •
Junior Girl Reserves
Enjoy Picnic At Park
The eighth grade junior Olrl Re
serve* sponsored by Miss Theresa
, Champion held their meeting Fri
day with Alice Fitch, presiding as
president. Songs were sung and
after the meeting, the club went
to Rinpgold Park for a picnic
; Games were enjoyed, also a weiner
and marshmallow’ roast.
Attending were Mary Elizabeth
Sosn. Alice Fitch. Consuelo Delau
! ney, Pampy Hadden, Anna Mons
vftta, Jane Richardson, Rosalie Na
varette. Mary Jane Ely. Elia Lopez,
Georgine Monroe, Maxine Rcrk
well. Marv Louise Ramirez, Jose
phine Tavlor. They were accom
panied by Miss Theresa Champion
and Mrs. Ely.
Six newspapers printed in mod
1 em Arabic are published in New
York. _
Famous Star of
“Our Gang’
Will Appear in
Person at
Noon — 12:15 to 12:45 r .. . . . n . n A,
Free Tickets to Gentry Bros. Circus
MothcrS " ■ Tickets Available Wednesday and Thursday Only
Every’ Red-headed Boy and Girl will receive a Free Ticket—
D * iL Lf: J J- Other children will also receive Free Tickets which, with a
Oring me IVluulcS 10c service charge, will admit them to any performance.
Boy*’ Longies . . .,
Suiting pants for your boy that will
wear well and for a long time. A
value you can only find at *7Q«
Grant’s. All sizes.I jC

Boys’ Shirts.
These fine percale shirts are just the
thing for school wear and dress. No
where can you find a value t( OQ
equal this one. All sizes ... LJC
Boys’ Ties ....
Beautiful patterns and a large - tick
from which to make selec- IQ
tions. And they’re only ....
Children’s Shoe* . . .
These shoes formerly sold for $1.00.
Now’ you can get them at Grant’s for
59c. Wonderful values. PQ
All sizes. JjC
Boy*’ Suiting Cap*.
Here is a serviceable cap in
all sizes and many colors .
Children's Waist Suits .
Keep the little bodies warm, yet do
not show under the brief dresses or
suits. Quality garments 9Q
at economy prices. JjC
Boys’ Union Suits ....
Made of cotton in random colors. An
entire season’s warmth for 9Q
a very slight cost. J*/C
Children's Flannelette Sleepers
These little sleepers will keep your
child warm at night ari they are so
attractive in both
cut and pattern.
Boys’ Handkerchiefs ....
Large size handkerchief and I
attractive patterns.

Boys’ Sweaters , . .
Here is a sweater your boy will need
this Fall and now is the time to get a
real value at such low
cost. All sizes.
Two Blue Triangle
Groups Meet Friday
The Blue Triangle club of 8A2 and
6A3 met Friday in their room In
the junior high school. After the
business session, roll call was an
swered and dfgs were collected.
Bertha Mora.es recited a poem and
sang a number as part of the pro
gram. The remainder of the time
was spent In learning the code and
Present were Mam Ganto, Mar
garet 8hanahan, Margo: Manclas.
Lydia Jasso, Bella Vera. Bertha
Morales. Beatriz Zamora. Manurla
de la Garaa Hortencia Castro, Con
cepcion Garza. Consuelo Serrata
and Pellcitas de la Garza.
Before using a brass kettle or
other pan that has been put a y
for some time, wash out thoroughly
with warm water to which both
vinegar and salt have been added.
PORT WORTH— Moonshiners
who operated a still on an Island
on Lake Worth tried to safeguard
thetr operations by stretching
strung, to detect snoopers, across
all the paths leading to the still.
The string warnings, were of no
avail against the attack of Offi
cers Walter Hale and O. P. Baker.
These men rowed to the island,
broke the strings and captured
the 50-gallon still and one man.
LT/L ^ A response we have had to our 7th Anniversary Sale. Many
VV llClL have taken advantage of our Birthday Bargains, and in order
to share this event with many more we are continuing our sale for one more
week. These bargains were made for you.
Annette Ramming Shop
Stocks are still complete. Special purchases tor this unusual
event direct from the leading western style centers are being
offered you at the most unheard of prices. These wonderful
values will not last long when viewed by careful buyers.
Sensational Low Priced “Anniversary Sale” Groups
A Special Purchase — The Best Quality
Real Bargains — Lowest Prices in Years
Values to $39=
In Six Price Groups for
Quick Selling
*1.77 *3.77
*8.77 *11.77
*14.77 *21.77
Crepes and Silks — Dresses for
Every Occasion — Anniversary
The Ideal Gift
Buy Now and Share in
Our 7th Birthday Sale.
Low Prices
New color combinations that
are more than '‘just becom
ng." They are Indeed very
flattering. Select yours.
Fur Trimmed
Winter Coats
Quality and Smart Style.
Under priced for our An
niversary values to $59.50.
— NOW —
*16.77 *24.77
In Coats
Dresses ,
Camel's Hair Polo
*8.77 to *16.77
Furs! Kit Fox! Man
churian Woil! Lapin!
. . . 1932-33 Styles and
Fabrics. Every One a
Sensational Bargain.
Hats rushed in for this event. Latest
Fall creations — Autumn shades.
Values to $6.00—
•1.77 '2.77

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