Mercedes Tribune (Mercedes, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 43, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 5, 1923 Page: 8 of 12
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1923,
Barton and the children will reside
here during ,the winter while Mr.
Barton will return to Mirando City
where he is employed in the oil
Rouse, H. R. Mills, Fred H. Wright.
Quartette—“The Vacant Chair.”
Oration—Hon. W. R. Jones.
Solo—“God Shall Wipe All Tears.”
—Mrs. H. E. Hager.
“Auld Lang Syne”—The Lodge.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bricknell of
Manitoba, Canada spent a night in
Mercedes the latter part of the week,
going on to Weslaco to visit their
son H. Raymond Mills.
Miss Marie Morrow spent Satur-
day in Edinburg where she attended
the funeral of the little daughter of
Supt. J. S. Bunn.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Witmer spent
Friday in Brownsville.
A. J. Rabel of Harlingen was in
the city Monday on business in con-
nection with the law firm of which
he is a member.
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Twenhafel ar-
rived in the city Sunday from Jacobs,
111. to spend the winter with their
son, A. F. Twenhafel. A daughter
Memoral Services Held Sunday in
Baptist Church Attended by Many
Members of Order and
Mrs. R. R. Talbert is seriously ill
with apendicitis and other complica-
tions at her home on Fourth Street.
Miss Etta Ivey made a business
trip to the Upper Valley the first
of the week.
Drs. Kinney, M. D. D. C., Doctors
of Chiropractic from McAllen, are
here every Monday, Wednesday and
Friday from 8 ,to 11:30 a. m., corner
of Virginia and 3i’d St, Well for you
to take advantage of the opportunity
and see them at once, and have the
cause of your trouble removed. Ad-
John Ebert went to Mission
METHODIST REVIVAL WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY
Remembrance of departed broth-
ers was the keynote of the Memorial
Services held last Sunday afternoon
at the Baptist Church by the Mer-
cedes Lodge of Elks. Although r.o
member of the local lodge has passed
away since the lodge was formed an
eloquent tribute to Del S. Perkins, a
member of the Brownsville Lodge,
who died recently, was paid by Hon.
W. R. Jones of that city, the orator
cf the day.
In the course of his remarks, Mr.
Jones briefly traced the history of
the order, emphasizing the face that
everywhere the Elks are known as
one of the greatst charitable orga-
nization of the world, dwelling up-
on the obligations which a man must
take to be admitted to the order.
The following order of services
was carried out before a large num-
ber of the Mercedes lodge and many
Prelude, Piano—Mrs. S. L. Ware.
Opening Exercises by the Lodge.
Quartette, “Softly Now the Light of
Day.”—Mrs. H. E. Hager, Mrs. Harry
Stop that cough
S. L. Ware was in Donna Monday
attending business matters.
J. J. Murray has been confined to
his home with a severe cold the past
With about fifty conversions re-
ported to date, it is announced that
the revival which has been in pro-
gress for the past two weeks at the
Methodist Church will continue thiu
next Sunday and possibly longer. A
large attendance is reported at all of
"V7"OU can often prevent serious
X complications by giving Dr.
Bell’s Pine-Tar Honey at once.
Dr. Bell’s loosens hard-packed
phlegm, soothes inflamed tissues
and restores normal breathing.
Made of just the medicines that
up-to-date doctors recommend—
combined with the old-time fa-
vorite, pine-tar honey. Children
like its pleasant taste.
All druggists. Be sure to get
DR. BELL’S Pine-Tar Honey
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Murray of La-
redo will remain during the winter
in Mercedes. They are guests at
the Mercedes Hotel.
Joseph Shaw arrived in the city
Tuesday from Philadelphia, to visit
his brother W. F. Shaw. He will be
here about two weeks.
jof Mr. and Mrs. Twenhafel accom-
panied them and will spend the
winter here also.
Rebeccas Elect Officers
The Rebeccas met Tuesday night
and held an annual election of of-
A public installation of officers
will be made on the 3rd of January.
We will order any book you want
for Christmas, place your order now.
Hadden’s Phannacy. (Advertise-
Mrs. Ray Tolson and little son left
Monday for an extended visit in
Mrs. Thayer was in the city Mon-
day, representing Mrs. Alfred Vander-
stucken of San Antonio in business
David Mankoff returned Saturday
from New York where he has been
for the past two months. He was
accompanied by his father Wm. Man-
koff. They will be here during the
produce season, with most of their
work being carried on from Weslaco.
John Hensley of Pharr was in the
city the first of the week in con-
nection with the Ford agency.
Cheapest prices and best work at
the Yates Tailor Shop, Phone 29
Miss Adeline Whitehead of San
Antonio is visiting at .the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Beamer.
Mrs. Mildred Sheckell of the firm
of Scheckell and King has gone on
a trip to Edna, Texas.
Mrs. S. L. Ware spent' Tuesday
visiting friends in Donna.
Beth Garrett was a business vis-
itor in the city Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Miehle and fam-
ily of Medina, Texas arrived in the
Valle ylast week where they will re-
Dr. R. E. Utley will be delayed a
few days on his return to Mercedes
due to his attendance at the X-ray
convention being held at the Mayo
Clinic, at Rochester, Minn.
Paint and Varnish Products
j. ' ,Prevent Destruction , „ *
P. G. Greenwood, attorney of La
Feria, was here on business oMnday.
Christmas Seals for Tuberculosis
work are on sale at the drug stores
and will also be handled by the
Mrs. L. V. Keister is a surgical pa-
tient in the Mercedes Hospital.
We solicit your cleaning and
ressing. Satisfied customers are
ir best indorsement. Yates Tailoi
hnn. (Advertisement.) 37-tf
Will Open on Dec. 10th
6th St, and Ohio Ave.
The Mercedes Hospital reports the
birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Clell
Solether on November 25th.
Mrs. Harry Tolson has gone to
Dallas where she will visit her
mother for several weeks.
of an Earthquake
are in the Frost!
A complete catalogue ofall the
latest books. Come in and place
your order now for Christmas. Had-
den's Pharmacy. (Advertisement.)
g European Plan. Clean, Comfortable Rooms ig
Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Barton and
children have returned to Mercedes
from Mirando City where they have
been most of the past year. Mrs.
TTS icy grip tears apart the strong-
est joints, and forces a thousand
openings in the wood for rain and rot
to enter. Its freezing clutch starts
certain ruin in a hundred secret
places in your home.
Prevent this destruction. Shut
out the fury of the elements with the
magic wall of paint. Use Devoe
Products to give your home invinci-
ble protection and enduring beauty.
"i881* »Rro r0,
Mrs. E. E. Evans who is undergo-
ing medical treatment in the hospi-
tal in Brownsville is reported to lie
Prof. Taylor has returned from St.
Louis, where he went to visit his
wife who underwent an operation
in one of the hospitals there. He
reports her being much improved.
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We will make you the very best
prices possible on all CHRIST-
MAS TREES, CANDIES and
A New Shipment Arrives December 5th
See us before buying.
Mrs. M. C. Hanson of Pharr was a
visitor in Mercedes Tuesday.
Miss Mary Ellen Silver returned
from several weeks visit in Shreve-
E. E. Johnson made a business trip
to Donna Monday .
Deliveries 9.30 and 3.30
The Fruit Growers Supply Sompany,
Los Angeles, representing 10,000
growers of Sunkist oranges and
lemons, has approved the Scheu
Smokeless Orchard Heater, made by
the American Can Company.
is a new Gulf Coast Lines train offering
faster thru service from Brownsville to
at $3.10 each
And Points East
i in carload lots
^jHe ideal Cfift
any R. E. Station
for your mother-wife
sweetheart - sister -
Convenient, time-saving schedule, fewer hours
enroute. Modern equipment; every comfort.
Leave Brownsville 5:30 p. m., arrive Hous-
ton 7:20 a. m., Leave Houston 8:20 a. m.,
arrive Beaumont 10:45 a. m., and arrive
New Orleans 6:55 p. m.
Through sleeper from Brownsville to Memphis
and Chicago (via I. C. R. R. from New Orleans).
Direct connections at New Orleans with all
lines for Birmingham, Atlanta, Louisville,
Cincinnati, Chattanooga, Washington and New
Place orders by
wire or (letter at
once to insure de-
For your selection we offer a complete stock—consisting of
beautiful and novel necklaces, eardrops, bracelets, wrist,
watches, tooled leather hand bags, diamonds, rings and other
selections in “Gifts That Last.”
The new choker length necklaces, cue crystal necklaces, etc.
in shades of ruby, emerald, sapphire, topaz and jade.
Nine gallon oil burning heater—pre-
ferred for effectiveness, economy and
durability. Also in 7 gallon capaci-
ty. Orchards protected with 50
Scheu Heaters per acre saved fruit
in the California freeze of 1921-22
when outside temperature was 17
FOR THE BOYS AND
We have a remarkable selection of watches, belt buckles and
belts, watch charms of latest design, cuff links, rings, fountain
pens and pencil sets.
A COMPLETE LINE OF SILVER WARE
J. M. REYNOLDS
1 Orchard Heater Dept.,
532 Consolidated Realty Building
| LOS ANGELES, Calif.
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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/m1/8/: accessed June 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library.