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Downey And Morton’*
Near Samfordyce I*
Closely Watched For
(Special to The Herald)
MISSION. Aug. 12.—Deep wild
cats continued to attract virtually
ali interest in the Lower Rio Gran
de Valley oil j&rea this weekend,
while the Samfordyce field of south
western Hidalgo county reported an
other producer and several tests
under way.
One deep wildcat is coring below
7,500 feet, another is swabbing be
low 4.100 feet and a third was
abandoned below 6.000 feet, each
being in a different section of Hi
dalgj county.
Swabbing to Begin
One of the most interesting wild
cats ever drilled in the Hidalgo area
Is Downey & Mortons (same as D.
M. C. Oil Co.) No. 1 Osca Daskam.
in block 34, porcion 45. jurisdiction
of Reynosa, 12 mile\ west of Mis
sion and five miles northeast of the
Samfordyce field. Plug was drill
ed in a weephole job Saturday, and
swabbing was to get under way
through tubing Monday. The test
Is seeking production from nine
i of sand at 4.105-14 feet, a i:t7
foot inner string, the lower nine
feet perforated in the sand section
given, naving been set and cement
ed in the bottom of th hole to
shut off salt water flow from a
sand just above the oil sand shown
on Schlumberger test. A small
tubing bit with which plug was
drilled in the 3-inch liner in the
bottom of the hole was removed
Sunday and tubing rerun Sunday
The single abandonment of the
past week In the Valley area was
Maddox - Turnbull - Irwin's No. 1
John H Shary, m tract 21. Shary
^subdivision, porcion 58. jurisdiction
Pol Reynosa. five miles south of
Mission One or two minor shows
were encountered in the hole.
Nearing its 6,000-foot contract
depth, dnllere cored hard, dry
sand at 5.947-58 feet and hard, red
sandy shale at 5.958-6.009 feet,
where the hole Is bottomed and
abandoned after running Schlum
berger test
Eight miles northeast of Edin
burg. Gulf States Oil Companys
No. 1 John C. Engelman. hailed
ten days ago as discovery well of
a new deep pool but which start
ed making nothing but gas when
choke was reduced from quarter
inch to H-lnch, is again making
distillate. A flow of 10 to 15 bar
rels daily of pale yellow distillate
started again Saturday from two
sands between 6.670 and 6.740 feet
through 'm-inch choke under 1,800
pounds pressure. No new loca
tions nave yet been made in the
vicinity of the wildcat, which is 13
miles northwest of the Union Sul
phur company's Mercedes deep pool
and which is bottomed with cement
plug at 6,770 feet.
Mercedes Area Busy
Three Union Sulphur company
rgs are steadily making hole in the
Mercedes deep pool.
Union’s No. 1 American-Rio
Grande, about one and a quarter
miles northeast of discovery, is
coring at 7,508 feet in red shale, the
same formation having been cored
from 7.440 feet. The well is log
ging 110 fcr. low on the structure
in accordance with findings in
subsurface exploration.
Union's No. 4 American - Rio
Grande, a mile and a half south
west of discovery, is drilling around
6.400 feet in hard shale.
Union’s No. 5 American-Rio
Grande, 600 feet northwest of dis
covery, is drilling in shale at 2.386
In the Samfordyce area, another
busy week is promised.
fThe 78th producer in the field if
Gen Oil company's No. B-2 Seabury
et al. about 4.200 feet northwest of
discovery. The well shows plentiy of I
oil but insufficient gas pressure to |
make It flow naturally. GPI flow
valves have been installed and allow
able is being made with gas pres- I
sure from fuel lines. Production is '
through casing perforation at 2.800
11 feet and Mt-inch tubing choke
Lack of gas pressure is explained by
the fact that the well is seven feet
low on the Samfordyce structure, ap- j
parentlv indicating a rurtmg of the
structure to the north Proponents j
of the dome theory in the field be
lieve this is another indication o: ,
such a structure.
At the eastern extremity of pro
duction. Cortez Oil Corporation's Nc.
C-l C E. Smith. 6900 feet east of
discovery is spraying four to five
barrels of oil daily through *4-inch
tubing choke with tubing working
pressure of 850 pounds and closed-in
easing pressure of 1.125 pounds
About 6.100 feet east of discovery '
Hsrrlson-Davis-Bishop's No. 3 Fran- i
cisco Guerra, pulled liner Sunday
night preoaratcrv to taking in sev
eral more feet of sand, setting a short
Inner string as a weephole job and
recompleting deeper in the satura
tion. The hole has sand at 2.745-53
feet with easing set at 2.748 feet Th*
well ran wild while preDaring to wash
in and after being brought under j
control and washed In made noth
ing but gas and drilling mud
The field's nertheast outpost. Er
nest Powell's No 1 Mrs Lula George
in 7 000 feet northeast of discovery
is drilling below 1 83ft feet after cor
ing shale and sandr shale at the
1,800-foot gas sand level.
Four Other Test*
Four ether tests are getting un
der wav in the area.*two of them in
eemi-wtldcat territory.
Munday-Stephens' No. 1 Francisco
Ouerra. about 6 500 feet northeast
of dtscoverv. began drilling plug In
115 feet of 10-inch surface casing
-Friday ntvht but shut down for m
djb»rv repairs and Installation of •
f blowout Drerenter.
The field's northwest outpost.
Henshaw * Rnthert’s No. 1 fleaburc
et si. about 5.700 feet northwest of
discoverv end 1.15ft fee* nort*iwes‘
of production, is rigged up and will
spud in immediately
About 1.650 feet northwest of dis
covery. W. F. Lacy's No. 1 Seabury et
Lama Wheeler Designs
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York, N. Y.—Adv.
Citrus Exchange Is
Expanding Rapidly;
Mercedes Is Member
t Special 10 Inc dcrsldl
MrXvcEUEti. Aug. 12.—Affiliation
of tile Rio Grande Valley Citrus
Growers association of Mercedes, one
of the three largest cc-operative
marketing organizations in the Val
ley. with the Rio Grande Valley Cit
rus Exchange of Weslaco, largest of
the co-operative groups, was an
nounced hete Saturday by Harry M.
Rouse, general manager of the as
A meeting of association members
Friday night resulted m final de
cision to join the Valley-wide ex
change as its 13th unit or local as
sociation. Organization of the Mer
cedes unit will remain intact. Rouse
continuing as manager in the san e
capacity as the other Exchange units
maintain their local managers.
Dr. Clem D. McCoy of Mercedes
was named director from the Mer
cedes unit to the Exchange’s central
board and J. W. Harrison of Mer
cedes was named alternate.
The Mercedes association is one
of the oldest co-operative citrus as
sociations in the Valley, having been
organized in 1925. Since that time,
it has maintained its own market
ing connections in the United States
and Canada.
Rouses formal statement follows:
“The Rio Grande Valley Citrus
Growers' association of Mercedes,
which has been operating as a
strictly growers’ co-operative since
1925 and for many years worked to
ward consolidation of Valley citrus
growers into one major organiza
tion controlling the sale and dis
tribution of Valley citrus fruit, has.
in furtherance of this program. Join
ed the Rio Grande Valley Citrus Ex
“The members, directors and offi
cers of this association realize, and
believe that all citrus growers in
the Valley realize, that many chan
ges must be made in the sale and
distribution of our fruit if it was to
receive all the returns we are entitled
to on the capital and labor invested
in our groves. That the growers real
ize this is evidenced by the meet
ings and discussions now taking
place, and the efforts being made to
work out some plan for a clearing
house that might be workable and
effective. All of these meetings and
discussions would be unnecessary if
a large majority of the growers
would join some cooperative.
“That there were altogether too
many shippers quoting our fruit
out tc the markets is well known to
every grower, and to help correct
this situation is one of the reasons
for this association Joining the ex
change. The members of this associa
tion urge every grower to Join some
co-operative marketing organization
and then stand steadfastly by it
Some day you are going tc do it and
the longer you put it off. Just so long
must you put up with a demoralized
marketing condition. (Signed» Rio
Grande Valley Citrus Growers’ as
sociation. by H. M Rouse, manager.”
Frank Hall, who came to Merce
des as Valley manager for the Cal
ifornia Vegetable Union, and who
remained to act as sales agent for
the Mercedes cooperative, recently
resigned to return to California.
During his years in the Valley Hall
worked in complete cooperation and
al. is rigged up and ready tc start
making hole.
Ktng-Wcods Oil Company's No. 6
John Lawrence. 500 feet northeast
of discovers’, completed derrick Sun
day and is moving in machinery.
This is the third of six new tests
being drilled on King-Woods proven
acreage in the field.
About 3.100 feet northwest of dis
covery. Wheelock & Collins’ No. 1
Seabury et al. is being reworked.
The hole, originally completed
through casing perforations at 2,
774-79 feet, was plugged back to 2
750 feet. Cement was drilled out to
2.777A feet and casing again perfor
ated at 2.775-76 feet. Equalized ga*
pressure of 1,020 pounds appears on
both casing and tubing and the cas
ing will be lubricated in an effort to
build up a column if oil in tubing.
The well shows considerably more oil
than before.
accord with existing cooperatives,
and after the formation of the Rio
Grande Valley Citrus Growers Ex
change. worked in clc*e harmony
with the sales managers of that ex
With the recent election of Harry
Banker of Brownsville as president
of the exchange and Jack Hager as
sales manager, efforts were renewed
to secure the affiliation of the
Mercedes cooperative, a strong or
ganization, with the exchange. Dur
ing its years of operation the Mer
cedes cooperative has controlled a
large part of the citrus fruit of the
Mercedes area an has been fort
tunate in having affiliated the lead
ing growers of the territory .
With its addition to the exchange,
approximately 100 new members are
added to that organization, with a
potential of around 300 cars of cit
rus fruit.
Exchange officials and others close
to the Valley marketing situation
see in the merger of the Mercedes
cooperative with the exchange a
sign that the Valley marketing situ,
ation is working itself out to a point
where a sufficiently large tonnage
wil lbe under the control of one
marketing organization to allow a
larger degree of price stabilization
and control of shipments than has
prevailed in past yeasr.
14 Miners Drown
GROSSOTO. Italy, Aug. 12—W
—Fourteen miners were drowned
Monday in the lignite mines in the
nearby town of Rlbolla when a
subterranean torrent suddenly flood
ed the excavations.
A Navajo Indian’s saddle and other
personal effects are set outside the
door of his hut. when his squaw de
cides to divorce him.
Sonata May Ba Hitting
Little Man to Balk
'Soak Rich' Plan
WASHINGTON. Aug. 12—<ypy—
Some legislators predicted Monday
that If the senate should vote to
bring the “little fellow’s pocketbook
within the scope of the new tax bill,
a senate-house deadlock may force
the Roosevelt administration to
scrap the tax bill for this session.
This feeling, together with an
open split between two noted sena
torial Independents, forecast new
and hotter fighting on the contro
versial Issue.
Senator Borah (R-Ida) attacked
the senate finance committee plan
for lower exemptions and higher
taxes on small incomes—a plan
which Senator LaPollette (Pro-Wis)
succeeded in getting the committee
to substitute for the house program
last Saturday.
“To increase taxes in this region
and among these tax-payers is to
accentuate thier burden which al
ready is heavy enough and neces
sarily to lower their standard of
l.ving,” Borah said In a Sunday
xvght statement. He said he would
vote against such a move, and that
other indepents were “critical'’ of
mie LaPollette plan lowers .in-!
come tax exemptions for married
persons from the present $2,500 to
$2 000 and for single persons from
$1000 to $800. and increases the
surtaxes all along the line. The
house bill would leave present taxes
an income below $50,000 unchanged).
Legislators who forecast a possible
‘ scrapping of the whole tax program,
j while unwilling to be quoted by
name, pointed to expert estimates
'that 1,500.000 persons with small
| incomes would be added to the in
come tax-payers rolls under the new
, amendment. They also reminded
newsmen that all seats in the house
are at stake in next year’s election.
Even Republicans Think
Ex - President Should
Stay In Background
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12. f/PV—
Amidst disagreement whether Her
bert Hocver seeks presidential nom
ination. Senator Robinson—the dem
ocratic leader—answered the former
president's challenge to the New
Deal Monday with a declaration that
one administration aim is “to over
come the drastic effects of Hoover
The Hoover statement, saying
President Roosevelt should reveal
“what changes this administration
proposes in the constitution” be
fore congress adjourns, was s major
topic as the legislators returned to
their desks.
Some republicans agreed with Rob
inson It showed the ex-president was
a candidate for another term, but
Representative Treadway <R-M3ss)
commented “half the people are
against the New Deal, and they
aren’t all candidates."
“Roosevelt objectives have been
clear from the beginning,” said Rob
inson. "One h3s been to overcome
the drastic effects of Hoover poli
cies; another, to improve permanent
ly living conditions and opportuni
ties for the people generally.”
Representative Knutson fR
Minnt. backing Representative Pish
of New York for republican presi
dential nomination said “Hoover
could render no greater service tc the
country than to anounce ne will not
be a candidate.” .
Blaze Kills Woman
STROUDSBURG. Pa . Aug. 12 —
,P'—Mrs. W B. Tetamore, 67. of
Staten Island. N. Y.. sister of the
n resident of Kuhlenberg college, was
burned to death Monday In a fire
which destroyed a cottage at Para
dise Valley, east of Stroudsburg.
The Rev. John A. W. Haas, presi
dent of the college, and Mrs. Haas,
fled the flames in their night cloth-i
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Hoover Makes Bid
To Run Again But
Borah Crowding In
WASHINGTON. Aug. 12- (*>—Her
bert Hoover’s challenge to President
Roosevelt to inform the people
“openly” and “precisely" Just how
he wants the constitution changed
waa regarded Monday as a major
step In a republican drive for a
knock-down-and-drag-out fight on
constitutional Issues in 1936.
Stopping in Chicago on a trip east,
the former president hit at the new
deal Sunday night In a statement
accusing the administration of "dic
tatorial” demands, of trampling on
“primary liberties of the people’’ and
of invading state’s rights.
Directly or indirectly, he said, the
administration seeks to revise the
constitution to onentr&te powers
in Washington. Calling on the ad
ministration to declare his Inten
tions before congress adjourns and to
Expenses And Income May
Be Balanced By Next
Year, Believed
Hope that the budget will be balanc
ed next year was expressed Mon
day by the cne democratic member
of congress who has more to do
with the budget than any other leg
Already this session, with one oth
er money bill yet to pass, congress
has appropriated $8,153,000,000—
Twice as much as the ordinary bud
get. A total of $4,880,000,000 of that
was in the big work relief fund.
Looking over the session. Chair
man Buchanan (D-Tex) of the house
appropriations committee, which
starts all appropriations bills
through congress, remarked:
“I think there’s a good chance of
& balanced budget next session"
Ask*>d about reports that $2,000
000,000 would be asked next session
for relief, which might throw the
budget out balance again. Buch
anan replied:
“Asking for that and getting it
are two different things. Of course I
th’nk we could scrape up $1 750.000.
000 or $2 080<M)0 000 and still have a
balanced budget.
“I figure that the country has re
covered so much that we -vont have
to spend so much next year and that
we can stop solending and begin to
collect some of the loans we’ve made.
Our incime is increasing too. of
course, but I’m net figuring that in
on the budget balancing."
make It an open fight on a specifi
cally worded amendment, he said:
"No matter how destructive an
amendment might be and even
though the people were persuaded to
ill-advised action upon it, yet it
would be better for liberty to com
mit suicide in the open rather than
to be poisoned by indirection in the
capital of the nation.
"No more momentous decision has
been raised since the Civil war.
Common frankness requires that the
administration come forward to the
people and declare precisely where
in, under our constitution, we can
not correct evils and can not prevent
social maladjustments.”
While some republicans and dem
ocrats interpreted the statement as a
bid by Mr. Hoover for the presiden
tial nomination next year, others
denied this was necessarily the cor
rect way to construe it.
Meantime, there was no indication
that President Roosevelt, who re
turned Sunday night from a fish
ing trip on the yacht Sequoia, would
make no statement Prom Repre
sentative Vinson (D-Ky.) came the
comment: "No constluional amend
ment has been submitted and no
body has said that there will be ’’
Declaring he had no doubt that
Mr. Hoover would run in 1936. Gib
son (R-Vt > called the statement a
“preliminary outline of his plat
form.” To Representative Dies <D
Texas) it was the former presi
dent's "opening bid” while Senator
Nye CR-N. D.) thought it signified
a "desire to be the candidate.”
One who took a different viewpoint
was Senator Stetwer (R-Ore.) He
"He could make that kind of a
statement whether he intended to
be a candidate or not. And others
have said much the same thing re
cently. including Senator BorahJ'
Among those who remained silent
was Senator Borah (R-Ida ), who
himself raised the con.'! itutional is
sue recently. While Hoover was
making his statement, Robert L
Lucas, former executive director of
the republican national committee,
was making public the results of a
poll, which he said gave Borah more
votes than any other for the 1936
presidential nomination.
Out of 7.565 county chairmen, city
leaders and young republicans who
responded to his questionnaire, Lu
cas said 247 picked Borah is first
choice for the nomination and 721
made him their second choice.
Other first choices were listed as
Colonel Prank Knox. Chicago pub
lisher, second with 767 votes; Gov
ernor Landon of Kansas, 127; Sena
tor Vandenberg, 97; former Gover
nor Prank O. Lowden of Illinois, 88;
Herbert Hoover. 52; Theodore Roose
velt. Jr.. 41; Ogden Mills. 40; Rep
resentative Pish <R-N. Y.). 38; Sen
ator Dickinson fR-Ia.), 28; and
Representative Wadsworth (R-N.
Y), 17. _
Ethiopian Hope Is
For Intervention
By Other Powers
(By The Associated Press)
ROME — Official circles doubt
ful tri-partite conversations in
Paris will accomplish Italo-Ethi
opian settlement.
PARIS — Havas agency reports
Emperor Haile Selassie willing to
cede territory for sea outline or
financial aid.
council protests to government
against supplying Italian troops
with meat.
ADDIQ ABABA — Ethiopa con
tinues to pin faith in the league
of nations to settle controversy.
ADDIS ABABA. Aug. 12. (A*i—
Emperor Haile Selassie foresaw
McAllen Port Electa New
Officers For Coming
(Special to The Herald)
McALLEN. Aug. 12. — Bolton N.
Hyde, McAllen real estate dealer and
grove owner, was elected command
er of Loyal Service Post No. 37.
American Legion, at the annual
election of officers for 1935-36. Hyde
succeeds Guy L. Johnson, command
er for the past year.
Other officers selected Included
Harry C. Hancock, first vice-com
mander; Forrest L. Moore, second
v*ce-commander; Bill Burris, adjut
ant-finance officer; Jim W. Beakey.
sergeant-at-arms; Harley E. Jack
son. service officer; Hal Ramsey,
Liaison officer; Dr. H. H. Fletcher,
post surgeon; R. R. Lewis, histor
ian; Bill More, mess officer; O. C.
Emery, chaplain; and Hans Rothe,
H Dave Horger. O. P. Martin. Guy
Johnson and Charles Fink, execu
tive committeemen.
Delegates to the state Legion con
vention will be Hyde, Jackson,
Beakey, Horger, Pete Inman. Dr.
W. W Utzman and George Chap
ap&s, and alternates will be Emery
and Albert Chaleff.
Board Seeks Jobs
For Relief Clients
(Special to The Herald)
A board of sponsors has been org
anized here for the purpose of seek
ing employment for persons now on
relief rolls or suggesting plans where
by they can be permanently em
ployed. The work will be generally
directed by C. J. Sweeney of Edin
burg. relief administrator of Dis
trict 11-B.
Members of the board are John
A. Pope, chairman; J. H. May,
Ccunty Judge H. Garza. Jr., Mrs.
Florence J. Scott , all of Rio Grande
Citj and James Guerra of Roma.
Benjamin Franklin's name must
be mentioned in any complete his
tory of American literature, politics,
economics, journalism, education,
diplomacy, philanthropy, or ptaUo
"the danger of a World war again”
In an address at the palace Monday
to the civil, military, and religious
authorities of Ethiopia.
He said the empire places its hope
for peace in the ‘impartiality of the
league of nations.”
Referring to the World war. the
emperor said, "history is repeating
itself in this crisis.”
He declared: "Ethiopia never
wanted to hurt Italy's Interests and
Leaders who were summoned to
hear the address, following a crown
council meeting, stated: "We have
cabled our felicitations to President
Roosevelt for his declaration to the
press concerning the maintenance
of peace.”
Discussing the Paris conversations
between France, Italy and Great
Britain — beginning Thursday —
Haile Selassie referred to them as
"the meeting to which we have not
been invited."
"Although it is impossible to fore
tell the result of this meeting.” he
added, "the end of the rainy season
is approaching. Despite all the
means being employed to find a
peaceful solution of the conflict.
Italy continues unceasingly to send
troops and war materials to her two
adjoining colonies.”
Reaffirming Ethiopia's faith in
the ‘‘great and powerful” Great Bri
tain and France, the emperor pledg
ed his country's readiness to "col
laborate loyally and frankly with all
nations regardless of race or religi
on who collaborate loyally with
Ethiopia." ,
Haile Selassie reiterated Ethio
pia’s determination to defend the
ancient empire "to the last drop of
blood" against aggression, at the
same time rejecting “anything which
will hinder it* Independence, lessen
its sovereignty or affect the prestige
of its emperor, its people or its
Wreck Kills Pastor
FORT WORTH, Aug. 13.—</F—
The Rev. J. T. Ferguson. 53, pastor
of Methodist churches at Forest
Hill. Bridville and Smithlield, died
Sunday from Injuries received In sn
automobile accident Thursday.
His funeral will be conducted
Monday at First Methodist church
here by the Rev. T. Edgar Neal of
Corsicana and the Rev. P. E. Riley,
presiding elder of the Fort Worth
district. The body will be taken to
Paypearl for burial.
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New Crime Fight Group
Names Johnson To
AUSTIN. Aug. 12. (VP)—Methods
for co-operate coordination of all
law enforcement efforts In Texas
were studied Monday by the Pub
lic Safety commission as it pro
ceeded slowly in setting up a new
state department of public safety.
Commissioners met here Sunday
and selected Albert Sidney John
son of Dallas as chairman. They
did not appoint any of the execu
tive personnel for the department,
announcing they would not act
Meanwhile, the Texas Ranger
force passed directly to their con
trol. Command was relinquished
automatically by Adjutant General
Carl Nesbitt upon effectiveness of
the act. He would continue as
adjutant general over the Texas
National Guard.
Commissioners indicated city po
lice chiefs would be called into con
ference to discuss compacts for co
operative radio communication and
road blockade systems. State funds
were not available for a central
broadcast unit.
Another proposal advanced by
the commission was expansion of a
highway patrol training school into
an instructional unit for all mem
bers of the new department and
local officers who wished to attend.
Johnson said there would be lit
tle change in the assignment of
duties between the patrol and
ranger force. Patrolmen, con
tinuing as enforcers principally of
highway laws, would take on the
added task of “eyes of the depart
Through daily contacts with local
officers, they would be called on
to supplement crime information
gathered by rangers.
Members of the two branches,
transferred intact by the act for a
six-months probationary period,
were assured by Johnson "every
man has an even chance."
Competitive examinations and
further tests in a training school
were ordered for applicants to
fill 27 new positions in the patrol
for which appropriation was made
by the legislature.
Movie Sidelights
Edmund Lowe is off to a new
peak of popularity as a result of
his performance in “Black Sheep,”
which shows Tuesday only at the
Capitol and Queen Theatres,
Brownsville. He portrays a new
character—far removed from any
type he has yet done.
In Fox Film’s latest comedy
drama. “Black Sheep”, Edmund
Lowe plays the part of a profes
sional snip gambler who Is return
ing to New York on the second
class deck because the cards and
the horses wouldn’t behave abroad.
Claire Trevor, as an actress who
is "walking home” from her first
trip to the Continent, joins forces
with Edmund Lowe to back a ro
mance and keep a captivating ad
venturess, Adrienne Ames, from a
desperate move involving the life
of a young playboy. Tom Brown,
who wouldn’t play her game.
The story zips along in a. fast
comedy vein with the underlying
drama coming more and more fre
quently to the surface.
Nurse Head Named
(Special to The Herald)
EDINBURG. Aug. 12.—Miss Lydia
Fuchs of San Antonio has been
named superintendent of nurses at
CUy-County hospital here, according
to Dr. L. J. Montague, hospital
The hospital's new staff Is now
complete. Dr. Montague having been
appointed superintendent last week.
He succeeded Dr. C. M. Williamson
of Donna, who resigned to resume
his private practice. V. R. Watson,
former secretary of the hospital
bnard of directors, was appointed
hospital business manager, and A.
A Aldrich succeeded him as board
MLss Fuchs has been connected
with hospitals In San Antonio. Cor
pus Christl and Kingsville.
Officers To Elect
(Special to The Herald)
WESLACO. Aug. 12—New offi
cers of the Rio Grande Valley Peace
Officers’ association will be elected
for the 1935-36 term at the month
ly meeting of the organization here
Wednesday night, according to Ralph
J. King of McAllen, retiring presi
The election will be the most Im
portant matter to come before the
g*r>up. John S. Wolford, assistant
chief of customs inspectors, is ar
ranging the program which will fol
low a chicken dinner.
Quick Relief for
Chills and Fever
and Other Effects of
Don’t put up with the suffering of
Malaria—the teeth-chattering chills and
the burning fever. Get rid of Malaria by
getting the infection out of your system.
That’s what Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic
does—destroys and drives out the infec
tion. At the same time, it builds up your
system against further attack.
Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic contains
tasteless quinine which kills the infection
in the blood. It also contains iron which
builds up the blood and helps it overcome
the effects of Malaria as well as fortify
against re-infection. These are the effects
you want for COMPLETE relief. Grove's
Tasteless Chill Tonic is pleasant to take
and absolutely safe, even for children.
No bitter taste of quinine. Get a bottle
today and be forearmed against Malaria.
For sale at all drug stores. Now two sizes
—50c and $1. ‘The $1 size contains 2V%
time* as much as the 50c size and gives
you 25% more for your money.
Law Office* of
R. B. Creager
(R. E. Green, Associated)
First National Bank Bldg.
General Practice In
All the Courts
Yankees And Kiwis
Are To Play Monday
Playground Ball
Monday — Port Brown at Kt
Wednesday •— ftv« *«-|«»
Friday — Ed el stein at Goodyear
Two ancient rivals — the Pori
Brown Yankees, defending league
champions, and the K1 wards — will
get together on the 36th diamond
Monday night In a Brownsville Play
ground Ball League contest The
Yankees are undefeated, having von
their two openers, while the Kl
wanls have had their strength some
what diluted by the recent reor
Wednesday night the inks and
Eagles are to tangle and the week's
program will be completed Friday
with the Edelstein Furalturemea
taking on the Goodyear T1 reman.
‘Boy Hero’ Of
Civil War I* ’
Now Southerner
Deep In the southland, against
which he fought as a youngster, the
“drummer boy of Shiloh," now
Brig. Gen. John Lincoln Clem. U.
S A, retired, Tuesday will observe
his 84th birthday.
Idolized for decades as a child
hood hero, General Clem Is now ta
retirement at San Antonio, Traa%
war department records say.
The events which will keep
probably “forever on the pages of
American history began when the
10-year old youngster ran away from
his Newark. O., ome to enmk
Union army recruiting ofloers
laughed at the earnest-faced boy
and more than once his Irate fa
ther marched him home. Undlscour
aged. Johnny ran away again, at
tached himself to the 22 Mlchlgah
regiment and refused to leave.
Amused soldiers admired hie
“spunk” and fed him until the regW
ment’s colonel agreed in May, 1862.
to enroll him as a drummer boy, thi
youngest in the Union army.
Johnny was a born fighter.
At Shiloh, the records say, he wat
in the thick of battle drumming §
charge when a bursting sneXI
wrecked his drum and knocked him
flat. Johnny leaped to his feat
seized a musket and biased away
at the enemy.
At Chlcamauga he again dbN
tingulshed himself. Union forum
were retreating and Johnny, hamp
ered by short legs and his druu^
dropped behind
A Confederate Colonel overtook
him. stared In amazement at the
Impish figure before him. then
laughed- His chuckle was short
lived. Johnny raised his sawed-off
rifle and shot him through the chest.
For that feat he was made a saw
The remainder of Johnny's wav
days were far from quiet. He was
wounded at Atlanta while carrying
dispatches and was held prisoner for
two months after his company waa
captured. After the war he went to
school again and later return* 10
the army.
The wishbone Is two collar-boom
fused together. In a bird, It helps to
keep the shoulders! sprung apart
when the wings are raised. In soma
species of owls, the bones are Join
ed tcgether only by a piece of tough
UNTIL - ||
Read this wife*s
true "B.O*
ter the first few months romauct
was gone. My husband hww
cool, indifferent. Did this always hap
pen? No, for 1 bad a friend matxied
several yean and still blissfully happy,
“One day I went to visit bet in her
beautiful new home. As she was show
ing me over it, 1 noticed Lifebuoy in
the bathroom. Just to tease, 1 salted U
she was afraid of ‘offending’.
Her answer amazed me
“‘I would be’, she said, ‘if I didn’t use
Lifebuoy. Before we were married, John
and 1 made s pledge of mutual consider*
srion in all things. And, of course, thee
includes taking no chances with 'B. Ol*
"‘I think that's a big part of our hap
piness together,’ she went on. ‘Oh, utf
dear, why don’t you... It might aahe
all the difference in the world...
“and it has! My husband and I ace
happy as newly-weds again—no, haffmt
We, too, now have a ‘mutual consideiv
non code’. And it includes Lifebuoy*
• • •
We have this actual letter in oar Alas
along with hundreds more like it. The
name of the writer we shall never die*
close. But btr story is trm. And what a
warning it is to every last one of os
man, woman, married, single 1
Even our nearest and dearest cant
forgive “B O." (body odor). Don't oust
to luck. Make sun! Bathe regularly with
Lifebuoy. Its rich, pore-purifying lathes
deodorises, stops “B.Q."
Improves Complexions
Decp-deanses face pores; makes dull,
lifeless complexions glow with beakhf
radiance. Yet tests on the skins of Inns*
dreds of women show Lifebuoy la
more than 20 per cent milder chan
many so-called “beauty soaps".

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