Palacios Beacon (Palacios, Tex.), Vol. 24, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 23, 1931 Page: 4 of 4
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JOHN A. HERMAN
Dr. R. M. Harkey made a business
trip to Bay City Tuesday.
Chris. Williams made a business
trip to Bay City Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Rose are the
proud parents of a fine ten-pound boy,
born July 18th.
Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Chaddoek of Vic-
toria, are here visiting their daughter,
Mrs. Wylie Milam.
St. John's Episcopal Church will
have services Sunday, July 26ih at
3 p. m., by the Rev. Paul E'igl '•
Miss Earle Underwood, of Bay City,
accompanied by her father and moth-
er, spent Sunday afternoon here with
Dr. and Mrs. R. M. Harkey and family.
Miss Clara Mosier visited in Hous.
ton and Calveston Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. C. Arnold were in
El Campo and Wharton Sunday.
Mrs. J. E. Iiingo left Monday for
Oakland, Calif., for an extended stay.
Miss Johnetta Schier, of Sealy spent
Wednesday here with her brother,
Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Barr and Mr.
and Mrs. Carl R. Ehlers motored to
Mrs Carrie Andrus, accompanied by
her son, wife and baby, of Freeport,
were here last week, guests of their
relatives, Ml' and Mrs. Hilbert, at
East Bay Tourist Park.
Mrs. Elva Kilgore and four child-
ren and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wright and
three children visited their sisters,
Mrs. Gordon Starr and Mrs. Don Ro s
last week and first part of thiss wee...
FRIDAY & SATURDAY-
A TEXAS RANGER
2-REEL ALL-TALKING COMEDY
ADMISSION ir.c & 35c
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Winfield of Tex-
as Ciy, are here visiing his brother,
Stillman Winfield and family.
Mrs. Wallace Thompson and Mrs.
H. L. Moore of Bay City and Mrs.
L. F. Thompson of Schulenburg, Tex.,
were visitors in Palacios Monday.
Elmore Schier, accompanied by his
mother, Mrs. John Schier and sister,
Miss Johnnetta, of Sealy, and Miss
Ruth Hood, spent Tuesday in Houston.
Mrs. Edith Pelham and two child-
ren, Donald and Edward, of Oklahoma
City, arrived today for a month's vis-
it to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Solo-
Knox Morton went to Houston
Tuesday and was accompanied home
by his sister, Miss Mary Morton, who
is enjoying a vacation visit with Pala-
SUNDAY & MONDAY—
—Also 2 Reels SHORT SUBJECTS-
ADMISSION 15c & 35c
—Merchants' Special Show Night—
—Admission 5c & 15c With Coupon—
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY—
ALSO 2 REELS SHORT SUBJECTS
WEDNESDAY NITE, Adm. 10c & 30c
THURSDAY NITE—FAMILY NITE
Workmen are putting in a new ceil-
ing on the ground floor of the Smith
building at the corner of Commerce
and Fifth streets, which is now owned
by Henry Ledtje.
John A. Herman was born at Wil-
ber, Neb., on June 18, 1879, and died
at Odell, Neb., on July 11, 1931, at the
age of 52 years and 23 days.
At Wilber, Neb., he lived through
his boyhood days, graduating from the
Wilber high school in 1898. He began
working for the railroad company as
agent at an early age and was a rail-
road employee at the time of his death.
In 1908 he was married to Lillian
Spirk at Milligan, Neb. The first three
years of their married life was spent
at Lincoln, Neb., ul which place he was
cashier in his uncle's wholesale housu.
In 1911 ho came to Odell, Neb., and
during his residence there was publish-
er of the Odell Wave, at this place two
children were born to them.
In 1919 they moved to Palacios, Tex.,
where he engaged in farming for a
few years, but later again entered the
employ of the railroad company and
for the past six years has held the
position as agent at Pledger.
From this home the family came to
Nebraska four weeks ago to visit with
relatives. On Sunday, July 5 he became
ill. He departed his life Saturday
morning, July 11.
He leaves to mourn his loss his
wife, one daughter, Mildred, two sis-
ters, Mrs. Dan Meiesnbach, Miss Sena
Herman, one brother, Steve Herman,
all of Wilber, Neb.
One sister, Mrs. Blanche Pospisil,
preceded him in death in 1910. Both
his parents pasesd away some lime
ago, also his daughter, Mary Margue-
rite, preceded him to the great beyond,
being lad to rest July 13, twelve
years to a day before her father.
He was a kind husband, a loving
father, always thinking of their com-
fort before his own.
Funeral services were held Monday,
July 13, from Goeller & Tatro's fun-
eral parlor, Rev. Ray McMillin, pastor
of the Odell Methodist church con-
ducting he services. Burial was made
in the Bohemian cemetery at Wilber.
—Odell (Neb.) Oracle.
RATE ONE CENT PER WORD—MINIMUM CHARGE, 25c
FOR SALE or TRADE FOR RENT or LEASE
FOR QUICK SALE—List Your Real
Estate with Williams, Box 234.
USE B-K For Bad Breath from Teeth
or Gums—So Your Friends will Not
Avoid You—See? E. E. Burton Co.
FOR SALE—14-ft. Skiff, with oars.
In Perfect Condition. Call on Her-
man Gerndorf at Mrs. Sandusky's
Do Drop Inn. 25-lwp
Mr. and Mrs. George Sartwelle and
children left Tuesday for their home
in Del Rio after a visit with his moth-
er, Mrs. W. D. Sartwelle and family
at Crescent V Ranch.
Mr. and Mrs. Win. Rasch have re-
turned from an extended stay in Ne-
braska, and are mighty glad to be
back in Palacios, which looks better
to them than ever before.
Carl Tyson went to Austin Sunday
to participate in a ball game and wai>
accompanied home by T. J. Hunt who
will be here until after the T. N. G.
encampment at Camp Ilulen.
Mrs. Claude Newton and children,
and Mrs. S. C. Hoot, of San Antonio
and Mrs. Geo. Walker and daughter, of
Kingsville, came in last Friday for a
visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Williams and family.
Send Off for Stuff that you can get at the
Same Price at Traylor Hardware Company ?
Make the Mail Order Houses RICHER
and You and Your Neighbor POORER?
TRAYLOR HARDWARE CO
FRIDAY, O A AND
TRADES DAY in Palacios you will Find
Our Store ALWAYS in the LEAD When
QUALITY and PRICE Are Considered!
FANCY HIGH PATENT -
PEANUT BUTTER—1 Quart - - 35c
PINEAPPLE—Flat Can - - - - 11c
SALMON—3 Cans For 25c
BARTLETT PEARS—#2l/2 Cans - 21c
DESSERT PEACHES—#2J/2 Cans 15c
VINEGAR—Large Bottle - - - - 12c
(WITH EACH $1.00 CASH PURCHASE)
SOAP—7 Bars For
Dr. and Ms. R. W. Strassner and
son Frank Strassner, wife and baby
left the first of the week for their
home at. Ryan, Okla., going by the
way of IJttlefield, Tex. for a visit with
Mr. and Mrs. John Bentler, accom-
panied by their daughter, Mrs. R. C,
Wilkerson, and two children, Iiiicile
and Buddy, visited in Houston the first
of the week, and Lucile remained for
a more extended stay.
MELONS—By the Truck Load Msc
per pound at the patch, 4 miles north
on cemetery road. Belle Z. Swinford.
Advertising and Prices
DO YOU KNOW the Pleasure of the
Personal Uses of B-K? E. E. Bur-
FOR RENT—Modern and Part Mod-
See Us Before You Buy, Sell or Rent
FEATHER & SON
Real Estate insurance
NOT A POISON OR DANGEROUS—
But B-K is Stronger Germacide than
Carbolic Acid. E. E. Burton Co.
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Green were in
Houston Sunday. They were accom-
panied by Miss Dorothea Green, who
went to Austin Monday to enter the
State University for the remainder
of the summer term of school.
CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express our thanks for
the sympathy and kindness shown us
during our sad bereavement and es-
pecially thank our friends for the
beautiful flowers sent to our precious
mother. Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Cairnes,
CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH
Bible Study, Sunday morning, July
26th, at 10 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. Subject:—
"Come Unto Me."
Preaching at 8 p. m. Subject:—
"To Have Power With Man."
Prayer Meeting every Wednesday
evening at 8 p. m.
Everybody invited to come and wor-
ship with us. Come, we have a real
welcome and hand shake waiting to
meet you at the door.
Hoping to see you out the coming
Lord's Day, both morning and evening.
J. L. Watson, Pastor.
TROUBLES OF AN EDITOR
To be verbose is inadvisable, to pre-
varicate is foreign to good taste, to
magnify is as bad as to minimize, to
elucidate in one syllable works is te-
dious, to be sacriligious is unwar-
ranted, to assume to be a pedagogue
would be far fetched.
To make a mountain out of a mole
hill is unwise, to procrastinate we are
pone, to emulate great writers we
would aspire did we not realize our
shortcomings so acutely, to hesitate
is fatal, to cogitate produces argument,
to emancipate all from unenlighten-
ment would be an Herculean task.
To set down in simple language the
events of a rather humdrum existence
is all that is left to do even if we
could do more. It is not for posterity
that we write, but for your present en-
tertainment and satisfaction.—A. P.
Gregory in the Porter (Okla.) News.
Clarence Rucker of Chicago is spend-
00 days in jail for stealing a bar of
A Siamese cook, arrested in Los
Angeles for vagrancy, gave his name
as Lleieussezeliezel Harizzissteizzii
Rev. D. H. Tuttle of Smithfield, N.
C., married, a couple in 1901 and only
recently received his fee and a letter
of apology for the delay.
Rather than borrow money on his
veteran's bonus to pay his wife ali-
mony, Elmer Picle, Chicago salesman,'
accepted a six-months jail sentence.'
Vast sums spent by large manufac-
turers and merchants for advertising
are responsible for a popular supersti-
tion to the effect that advertised goods
are higher in price than they would be
if they were not advertised. The
word 'superstition" is used advisedly,
because it has been demonstrated many
times that advertising lowers, instead
of raises, prices.
Advertising campaigns are costly
and the consumer must pay for them,
but they are paid for by new business
the advertising attracts. There is noth-
ing paradoxical in a situation where
a manufacturer or merchant adds an
extensive advertising appropriation to
his budget, and then turns around and
Million-dollar advertising programs
make it possible for the manufacturer
to lower his prices by so increasing
his production that he can effect real
economies through mass production
and can spread his profit over a great-
er number of sales.
Advertising enlarges demand and
thereby makes it possible for the re-
tailer to buy stocks in larger quanti-
ties at lower cost. Moreover, goods
well advertised are more than half
sold before the customer enters the
store, which lowers sales resistance and
The price tags on advertised com-
modities are, in themselves, proof that
business can save money for its cus-
tomers by spending millions for adver-
tising.—Eau Claire (W's.) Leader.
Ye Ed's Come-Back
A citizen who was seven years in
arrears for his home paper, who had
never had a good word for the editor
j and who always opposed public im-
j provements, was dying. "How do you
feel ?" asked the editor ,who was on
hand lo write the obituary. "All looks
bright before me," gasped the dying
man. "I thought so," returned the edi-
' tor, "you'll see he blaze in about ten
Joseph and John Bainbridge, twins,
of Durham, Eng., danced every minute
at a party given in honor of their 80th
Glen Mars, a truckman of Calais,
Me., owns a tame crow which imitates
the bark of a dog, and every after-
noon at \ o'clock cackles "water the
Steve Storosky dropped into a Ban
gor, Me., resturant and consumed 36
hard-boiled eggs, 17 slices of bread,
! four cups of coffee, four doughnuts,
j a large beefsteak and four glasses of
KEEP K00L SPECIALS!-
WE ESPECIALLY INVITE THE STRANGER
TO OUR PLACE OF BUSINESS!
WE CARRY EVERYTHING IN THE—
COLD DRINK LINE
All Kinds Ice Cream—Lolly Pops—Etc.
HARKEY'S LUNCH ROOM
—SATURDAY, JULY 25—
10 POUNDS JUL
SLICED BACON—Pound - - - - 25c
SALT BACON—Pound 14c
PINTO BEANS—5 Pounds - - - 23c
#2 TOMATOES—3 Cans - - - - 23c
#1 TOMATOES—5 Cans - - - - 23c
POTTED MEAT—3 Cans .... 10c
BROOMS—(Extra Quality) - - - 37c
POTATOES—10 Pounds - - - - 21c
FLY SWATTERS 5c
6 PACKAGES FOR L Jt
WESSON OIL—Pints 27c
CORN BEEF 19c
You Pay Hard Earned Money For Gro-
ceries—Make It Go As Far As You Can!
24 AND SATURDAY, 2JJ
EXTRA LARGE CANS
EXTRA LARGE CANS
MALT—Old Vienna—3 Cans—
LIGHT OR DARK—I CAN. 34c
FLOUR—Red and White—
EXTRA FANCY—48 POUND SACK -
RICE HOTEL QUALITY ....
PINEAPPLE—Sliced or Crushed— 01 0
2#1 CANS—WISTERIA OR PLANTATION LAI
NEW LOW PRICES ON
EXTRA QUALITY PEAS
. . 18c
. . 18c
LARGE CANS—RED AND WHITE
EXTRA FINE PEAS—
LARGE CANS—RICE HOTEL
PURE CANE ....
VINEGAR—Red and White
CIDER OR DISTILLED—QUARTS
PINTS OF EITHER - - -
PEAS—2 Large Cans-—
ALASKA GREEN—RANGER BRAND
TOILET PAPER—4 Packages
BLUE AND WHITE BRAND - -
FLY TOX— OO.
HALF PINTS - - t)Jt PINTS -
PINTS PLATO BRAND
JELLY AND JAM VALUE!
RED AND WHITE BRAND—
FRESH PACK PINTS
RED AND WHITE PEABERRY—
RICE HOTEL or RED & WHITE—
3 POUND TINS
PINTS—RICE HOTEL QUALITY - - -
LARGE CANS—BLUE AND WHITE - -
TULIP GINGER SNAPS—
1 POUND PACKAGE
ASPARAGUS—1 Pound Cans—
RED AND WHITE BRAND ....
FRESH FRUITS- VEGETABLES
And All KINDS OF THE BEST MEATS
SEE OUR NEAREST STORE
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