The Mercedes Enterprise (Mercedes, Tex.), Vol. 44, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 26, 1956 Page: 3 of 12
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THURSDAY, JULY 26, 1956
SERVING THE CENTRAL RIO GRANDE VALLEY
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SIZES 6Vz to 8V2 AND
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SIZES MED. & LARGE
3 for 1.
VALUE to 39c yd.
N O W
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SIZES 6 to 16
VALUES TO 8.90
Black & Brown
6 Vi to 11
VALUE to 1.19
Colors, Rose, Maize, Red, Blue, Black Grey,
Rust, & Copen.
Buy Now, For Back to School.
SIZES 6 to 16
VALUE to 1.49
SIZES 28 to 40
VALUE to 7.90
SIZES 34 to 44
3 for 1.00
36 x 72
Asst. Colors and Designs
198 and 2.98
CANNON DISH CLOTHES
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Reinforced Double Selvage edge of
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CHENILLE BED SPREADS
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SHORTY GOWNS & PAJAMAS
SO COOL FOR THE SUMMER
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VALUES to 3.98
Oil Well Logging
Film To Be Shown
on ‘Texas in Review’
An interesting oil well logging
film will be featured next week on
The Humble Company’s TV pro-
gram, Texas in Review.
You’ll see shots of Schlumberger
Well Surveying Corporation’s 1,000-
000th well-logging operation in
North America. This well is lo-
cated in the Danbury Field, Bra-
Another interesting feature will
be the 8th Annual Pro-Amateur
Tolf Tournament filmed at the
Odessa Country Club in Odessa.
Other films will include a visit
to a typical Vacation Bible School
conducted at Buckner Orphan’s
Home in Dallas and a family
back-yard barbecue, with all the
trimmings, in Houston.
Tuesday, (July 31) Texas in Re-
view can be seen over KGBT-TV,
Harlingen, 8:30 p.m.
Makes UT Honor Roll
Recent release from the Univer-
sity of Texas College of Pharmacy
listing the Spring Semester honor
roll includes a Mercedes student,
Arturo B. Martinez, Jr.
Martinez, who is listed “With
Honors”, is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Arturo B. Martinez of the
Martinez Pharmacy, Mercedes. He
is a 1954 graduate of Mercedes
High School and is now a sopho-
more at the University. At present,
he is attending summer school in
TRADES DAY award winners pose with “Little Joe,” Shetland pony who was a bonus prize last
Saturday night. Left to right are Mrs. John Cano, queen, and her daughter, who happened to
draw the lucky ticket; Mrs. Ed Talbert, winner of the pony; Robert Silva, winner of the $50
bond (he also won the bond last month); and Mary Flores, barbeque grill set winner.
EARLY AMERICAN TREND DOMINANT IN FURNITURE
Pvt. H. Anzaldua
in 3,000 Man Parade
Fort Riley, Kan.—Army Pvt.
Hilario Z. Anzaldua, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Antonio Anzaldua, 114
N. Georgia, Mercedes, Tex., re-
cently marched in a 3,000-man
parade held by the 1st Infantry
Division’s 16th Regiment at Fort
An infantryman in the regiment’s
Company F, Anzaldua entered
the Army in October 1955 and com-
pleted basic training at Fort Ord,
Anzaldua attended Mercedes
Valley Visitor Fares
Well In Golf Tourney
Rusty Gough, who is visiting
with his grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. P. Gough, Rio Rico Road,
played in the Annual Harlingen
Jaycee golf tournament recently
at the Harlingen Golf Course.
In the 36 hole tournament, his
first, Rusty scored 109 and 97.
At 12 years of age, he was the
youngest winner, winning the Third
Rusty and his sister and brother
Susan and Scott, have been visit-
ing in Mercedes.
Mrs. Raymond Shotwell and Mrs.
Lucile Parrish gave an informal
coffee Monday morning honoring
their sister Mrs. E. B. Hudspeth,
from Lubbock. Thirty seven guests
The trend is to early American
furniture, E. K. O’Shea, owner of
O’Shea Furniture Co., said here
on return from Dallas and the
State Furniture Association meet-
“There was more colonial and
maple shown than anything else,
Quality of furniture is the best
yet produced in the industry, he
Several factors are responsible
for the improved quality, it was
brought out. Foam rubber is being
used more extensively in both up-
holstered furniture and in bedding.
Methods of curing woods have
The Rebakah Lodge of Mercedes
had their regular meeting and
school of instruction. The lodge is
collecting old dolls to send to Mrs.
George Anderson in McAllen. She
will repair them for the crippled
children in the hospital in Pharr.
Anyone having any old dolls please
call Mrs. Harden Erwin at LOS-
improved, and new glues have
been developed for plywoods and
The finishes now being used
have a plastic base and are not
only more lustrous but longer-last-
ing, he said.
Speakers at the meetings pre-
dicted a record year ahead both
for furniture and appliances.
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Mr. and Mrs. Lewis P. De Witt
of Oklahoma City are visiting life-
long friends, the C. R. Martins,
ONE OF THE OUTSTANDING units featured at the 1956 South-
west Furniture Market in Dallas, was the Cherrybrook bedroom
group by Kling. The dual-twins design highlighted a unique
combination of the new and the old. This high fashion suite
is of rich-grained, native cherry. The 33rd annual Southwestern
market featured some 450 lines, and was sponsored by the
Retail Furniture Association of Texas.
THE MERCEDES ENTERPRISE — PAGE THREE
Television has a language all
its own, and United Press writer
William Ewald has compiled a
dictionary of TV terms for the
With thanks to UP, here are the
Term: And now a word from
Translation: You have just
enough time to make a ham and
cheese sandwich and to telephone
you lawyer in Istanbul.
Term: This is our last show of
the season, folks, but we hope to
be back with you again in the Fall.
Translation: The opposition is
clobbering us in the ratings and
'•ve’re being replaced permanently
by old Charlie Chan movies.
Term: Our next guest needs no
Translation: Our next guest
needs an introduction.
Term: In response to numerous
Translation: The sponsor’s wife. ,
Term: You have 30 seconds to
answer your question on history,
so take your time, we’re all root-
ng for you. ,
Translation: We’ve got you now,
you cluck, this question even Toyn-
bee couldn’t answer.
Term: We have some unusual
guests in store for you on our
show next week.
Translation: Two dog acts and
a folk singer.
Term: It’s a pleasure to accept
this wonderful award from your
Translation: You rub my back
and I’ll rub yours.
Term: For some unusual rea-
son, we have an unusually large
audiencfe in our studio tonight.
Translation: It’s raining outside
and our roof does’t leak.
Term: On our show next week,
we’ll present a wonderful new
dramatic star, Mitzi Zop. ,
Translation: We couldn’t get Kim
RUMMAGE SALE PLANNED
The Annual Rummage Sale for
the Federated Clubs will be held
Saturday, August 4, on the old
Hotel Grounds next to McQueen
Furniture. Anyone having any rum-
mage to give either bring it by
or call the Library and someone
will be glad to take care of it.
You are urged to have it all in by
Aug. 2. The stand will be open
from 8 a.m. throughout the day.
L E. VICKERS
Your Vote And Influence
Subject to Democratic Primary
July 28, 1956
Paid Pol. Adv.
Herbert M. Pike
Knows Needs of Every Section:
36 Years In This Precinct
IMPARTIALITY: Lives only 15 minutes from furtherest resident of pre-
cinct. Will represent all, urban and rural, alike, with equal fidelity to
every resident or group in the Precinct, but special obligation to none.
EXPERIENCE: 4 years as Mayor; 4 years as City Commissioner of Wes-
laco, handling problems of municipal finance, drainage, Sanitation, health,
water and other problems.
CAPABLE: 7 years successful banking experience; 10years successful lum-
ber business. A man residents of the Precinct know and trust.
HERBERT M. PIKE
(Political Advertisement Paid for by friends of Herbert Pike)
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Harvey, J. Edwin. The Mercedes Enterprise (Mercedes, Tex.), Vol. 44, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 26, 1956, newspaper, July 26, 1956; Mercedes, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1062892/m1/3/: accessed November 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library.