Mercedes Tribune (Mercedes, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 43, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 5, 1923 Page: 3 of 12
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livery Day a Bargain Day
Pay Cash and Pay Less
Come and See.
I lO lbs. Sugar, $1.00
| Glover’s Cash Store
1 Ohio Avenue Opposite City Hall
To Do Your
vantage of early gift selection.
If you did, we know you were
better pleased,—found shop-
ping a joy and were better able
to sense the thrill of the real
next year”—avoiding the con-
fusion— the rush — the jam —
and of being forced to make
your selections from depleted
Well—THIS IS NEXT YEAR—right now—the very day upon
which you should start your gift shopping tours. Sparkling new
Christmas stocks are now on display; all lines are complete;
merchandise is marked in plain figures and at reasonable prices;
—and it is now early enough to guarantee to you courteous and
individual attention from the clerks. Get out in the bracing fall
air. Come to Mercedes and know the happiness of unhurried
gift selection for loved ones and friends.
J. M. REYNOLDS
Jeweler and Optometrist, Next to the P.O.
SAM S. RICHARDSON
Jeweler, “You Must be Satisfied.’
THE POPULAR DRY GOODS STORE
Chri stmas Headquarters
SHEKELL & KING
Everything that Anybody Wears
Holiday Dry Goods at Bargain Prices
BORDERLAND HARDWARE CO.
“Our Service Tickles’
We thank you now for your hearty cooperation
We know you will respond.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1923.
Mr. and Sirs. W. H. Carlisle Hostess
Suggestive of the yuletide was the
pretty bridge party of Monday even-
ing, the hostesses being Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Carlisle.
Christmas bells and gaily colored
chrysanthemums lent a joyful air to
the siirroundingc where four tables
of players enjoyed auction bridge.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Buell made the
interesting scores, the consolation go-
ing to John Jones.
A tempting refreshment course was
served after the games, covers be-
ing laid for Messrs, and Mesdames
Harry Rouse, James Howze, H. T.
Ardery, R. E. Lee, John Jones, Rob-
ert Kirkpatrick Ralph Buell and the
hostess and Mr. and Mrs. A. W.
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The Music Club met on Monday af-
ternoon at the Claycomb school audi-
torium the president Mrs. Fred
Roll call brought forth responses
of an interesting nature.
• The club is planning, a cantata for
Christmas eve. It was also decided
that the Music Club would sponsor a
music memory contest in the schools.
After the business session a de-
lightful program was rendered, with
Mrs. R. E. Lee convenor, Mrs. H. F.
Ardery giving a lovely voice selection
and Mrs. Shotwell and Mrs. S. L.
Ware most appreciated piano num-
Mrs. H. E. Hager will have charge
of the music memory contest and
Mrs. S .L. Ware will be the club
Master J. D. Busby celebrated bis
eleventh birthday on Saturday af-
ternoon at the home of his parents
on Georgia Avenue.
The house was most attractive with
ferns and cut flowers.
After playing many games, the
large birthday cake was cut and
served with hot chocolate.
Those enjoying the afternoon
were Osie McNeil, Virginia Winn,
Virginia Trott, Helen Irby, Ruth
Wood, Amy McManus, Katherine
Commons, Elsie Smith, Bee Barton,
Herbert Hooks, Bob Buck, Glen Com-
mons, Banks Irby and J. D. Busby.
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Mr. and Mrs. John Jones Hostesses
A „ charming hospitality of last
Tuesday evening was the one which
had for hostess Mr. and Mrs. John
Jones at their home on Missouri
Avenue, when a few friends were
invited for bridge.
Three tables of players made up
the games, high score being made
by Mrs. James Howze and Ralph
Delicious refreshments were served
with the following present: Messrs,
and Mesdames H. T. Ardery, Ralph
Wins in Western Stock
later, covers being laid for Messrs,
and Mesdames H. F. Ardery, John
Jones, Lieut. oCnan, Mrs. G. C. Sor-
rick, Miss Maybelle Warren and Mr.
and Mrs. Rauenzahn.
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Intermediate Christian Endeavorers
Have Sunrise Breakfast
One of the most enjoyable events
of the season was a sunrise break-
fast held Thanksgiving morning by
the members of the Intermediate
Christian Endeavor who hiked to
Llano Grande Lake.
Keen appetites were rewarded by
a most tempting breakfast. After
breakfast the jolly group romped
through tlis wods.
Just before returning home Rev.
Tinney gave a short talk on Thanks-
giving which was most appreciated
and enjoyed by all.
The participants included Dorothy
Nell Smith, Vera Barry, Mary Hen-
drickson, John Schrank, James Bar-
ry, Joseph Hendrickson, Mr. and
Mrs. Collier and Rev. Tinney.
In last week’s paper it was stated
that the Presbyterian ladies would
hold their fancy work bazaar on De-
cember 8, at the Borderland Hard-
ware. The announcement should have
read the Rio Grande Hardware store.
The Parent-Teacher Association,
which meets the first Thursday in
each month has postponed its meet-
ing on account of the Valley Fair.
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Council of Women
The Council of Women will hold
its regular meeting the second
Wednesday in December on account
of the fair at Harlingen.
The Tribune for Legal Blanks
BRASS BEDS.—The brass on beds
may be cleaned if it is rubbed with
a mixture of salt and vinegar or salt
and lemon juice. When it has be-
come bright wash with sohp and wat-
er, then dry. If vaseline is then
rubbed on, it will prevent their tarn-
ishing for quite some time.
Bertha Underbill, co-ed in the
California Agriculture College, de-
feated a field of fifty men as the
best judge of cattle in the Western
Stock Shows at Portland, Ore,,
scoring 937 points out of 1,000. She
is a city-bred girl.
Buell, Harry' Rouse, James Howze,
Jr., Mrs, G. C. Sorrick and Dr. J. G.
The All American Ideal Club
The All American Ideal Club and
families met at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. H. J. Reisterer last Thurs-
day evening and spent a very pleas-
an social evening. There was an
interesting Thanksgiving program
given by the children. Music and
games were enjoyed by all until a
Pumpkin pie, doughnuts and coffee
were served. The next regular meet-
ing will be with Mrs. E. A. Scott
Friday, December 14.
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Sirs. L. Rauenzahn Hostess at Bridge
Mrs. Leo Rauenzahn was hostess
on last Wednesday evening to a few
friends with auction bridge as a
Mrs. H. F. Ardery and Lieut. Condn
made the interesting scores.
Dainty refreshments were passed
A cold often leaves behind a
cough that hangs on and on—
wearing you out with its persis-
tent hacking. Dr. King’s New
Discovery will stop it quickly by
stimulating the mucous mem-
branes to throw off the clogging
secretions. It has an agreeable
taste. All druggists.
W e Believe in
We believe the Valley will continue to grow and pros-
per. That is why we are investing thousands of dol-
lars in new equipment and other betterments that will
enable us to keep in advance of that growth and make
its prosperity possible.
We are not content merely to participate in the
growth of the VALLEY. Through expenditures for
supplies, materials, salaries, taxes and similar things
we are adding our share just as other ciitzens to The
These investments maintain and improve our service
in this VALLEY and they also measure the faith we
have in the community and its business and industrial
WE BELIEVE IN THE VALLEY
SEE OUR ELECTRICAL EXHIBIT AT THE
MID-WINTER VALLEY FAIR
Y Talley Electric & Ice
SHOP RIGHT-RIGHT NOW!!
In a jam—or at ease? The
choice is yours in Christmas
Shopping again this year. For
many seasons you have been
prevailed upon to take full ad-
If you didn’t take advan-
tage of the early shopping ser-
vice offered you in Mercedes
last year, we know you prom-
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Holland, W. D. & Buell, Ralph L. Mercedes Tribune (Mercedes, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 43, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 5, 1923, newspaper, December 5, 1923; Mercedes, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1003754/m1/3/?rotate=270: accessed May 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library.