The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on December 31, 1972 · Page 28
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The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas · Page 28

Brownsville, Texas
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Sunday, December 31, 1972
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-S. Hershey Mecca For Car Buffs Milton , y founded old cars now hat become on lOt a meet and car show each June which draws an estimated 20, II rIIi*»VlJ n^iosivj JVUWTWVW viu «*a*0 uvn uw v^v is a quiet community in the of the fastest growing rolling countryside of Penn- in the nation, ranking sylvania. But each October the behind coins, stamps and bottle visitors and sells more than i town most famous for its collecting. , chocolate products becomes a To help collectors fad rare but , UllWVltUt i/i *«4«V»;j t^mvttnm «« *W aa»»p ·»·«··»··* ----- - -- mccca for old car enthusiasts parts, meet other enttusiasts who spend most of a week and to sell surplus "goodies.' ·buying, selling, -swapping and swap meets have sprang «. ·shotting early automobiles. around the nation. One is he They come from every state each September on the tafle in the Union, and bring with of the Indianapolis 500 track them an estimated 1,500 an- ~ tique, classic and special- ,^ rfcc , interest cars in addition to their I K^ regular transportation. The 1972 *-«*»-/ Hcdshey Swap Meet and Au- tomobilc Show sponsored by the A ffrPP I O Antique Automobile Club of AgrcC A U America drew more than 70,000 persons even though the even TV"--., w:i! plagued by cold weatne l l C W and rain'most of the time. Enthusiasts rent spaces from ' t h e club where they dlspla used parts, cars, accessor!* sheer size and popularity, the u meet here is unsurpassed. and an endless array of item associated with the hobby o :nvninp and restoring old cars There are six linear miles 0 jin'it; Hie » 1A unco. 4.^.1.-" -- t g . ai;i;e] swap spaces for rent, and for con tract. ..,,-,, _»c! -_1_ ,,( J.U* nlnh rn_ ir .L- 187 officials of the club . ported renthiE! 3.150 differen spaces to swappers. sj;cu.c» iv o,.oi',^.". utai of the Internationa Now in its 18th year, the swap Brotherhood of Electrical Work meet is the biggest event ofers, voted to accept the nev pact by a slim 52-vote margin 161-509. The contract provide BIG STINK NATCHEZ. Miss. (UPI) There was a big stink in the Adams .County Courthouse Wed nesday^and it took the Natche: Fire Department to figure ou what it was. County e m p l o y e s firs couldn't concentrate on their work and some finally fled the building as officials searchel fur tie source of an obnoxious and pungent odor. Firemen finally determined the foul smell was that of s "malodorous skunk." The; eventually cornered the skunl in a closet, trapped it ani hauled it away, as county officials sprayed the building sweet-smelling deodor WilB ant.- jjo or sincHc dumb fat jaa Joytltr ship. Mir J« «ni Yen (had. CAPITOL Record Shop Hospital Shopping Center Tel. 512-7211 - Brownsville NEW YORK (UPI) Cameramen, technicians electricians who struck :olumbi a Broadcasting System 56 days ago over a jurisdiction al work dispute have votec 1 .accept a new three-yea Members of the Radio an Television Engineers Union, ocal or a 5.5 per cent pay rais ach year for the technicians n addition to two extr Kilidays. Technicians now earn base pay of $305 weekly. The technicians were expect ed to return to their jobs within 8 hours. The strike had idled CB workers in New York, Lo Angeles, San Francisco, Wasl ngton, Boston, Chicago and S Louis. The walkout, which bega Jov. 3, involved dispute urisdiction over new electrica equipment, and h a m p e r e coverage of football games election returns and the fligh of Apollo 17. The union argued that th new devices would mean a los of jobs, while the network sai no one would suffer from th changes. The network was staffe throughout the strike supervisory personnel, who jr some cases were base union members working other networks from coverin news events, including many the events in the last days the presidential election cam paign.' ,,,; People And Events PEYTON F. SWEENEY, si of Mr. and Mrs. Peyto Sweeney Sr. of 124 Calle Cenizo is one of S graduates receivin degrees from St. Edward University of Austin, at the en of the fall -semester. He wi] receive a bachelor of busines administration in finance. MARINE PFC. JOE A. Soli son of Mrs. Delia Solis of .R 2, graduated from basic trainin at the Marine Corps Recru Depot in San Diego. He is 1S72 . graduate . of Brownsvill High School. MARINE PVT. flERME, Martinez, son of Mr. and Mr Jose L. Martinez of 117 Oa St., ' graduated froin 1 training at the Marine Cor] Recruit .Depot in. San' Diego.. H is a 1972 graduate of Brown ville High School. It 13 a real pleasure at this time to wish all our good friends and customers -- A HAPPY NEW YEAR! WE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY NEW YEAR'S DAY Hardware 14ih East Adorns -- (Brownsville, T«xa« Phor* 544-1663 By FRANK TAYLUt Hi kind in the world, and one and it draws several thousand offer such divers* item* as rear well as the eperaUon of · Upiey Mews Serrtet feat grows with each paninj swappers, who also combine the HBKSHEY, Pa. - For «w*t season. Once an occupation tor event wit* a show for old cars. of the year, the town that fee rich, the hobby of collecting · -- i.-.. A«uuLJ _.IJ ____ __». IkU fc !»»!· AHA swappers, who also combine the end bearings, universal Joints, In Reno, Nev., the Harrah's Automobile Collection sponsors body parts, hub caps, steering thousand spaces to «wappers. As one enthusuast pointed «u thimaUlyer betaf me granddaddy of all old "Today, it is almost possible 2410 or approximat car meets is still Hershey. For to buy enough new parts a meets like Hereby to build entirely new Model T. or Mode On« of the phenomenon of the A. The only things I haven' old .car hobby Is the ma- Men 'offered yet are wheels nufacutre of new parts to fi engine block and frames, bu automobiles than have not been somebody is probably working posters show room batmen made for M wars and more. », ttTM. »TM,i" r°""! .rrr^^'r^".."?^!'!. made for 4 years and more. At Hershey, vended after vendor displays this type of wares. Gaslight Auto, a company from Urbana, Ohio, used small circus tent to house 1 of new "old" part. A clubs, registers and associations in I lie United States devoted to is staggering, even to ei various kinds of automobiles - '" New front fenders punched out on an 18,000 pound press, 169.95 each; running aprons, ?97.50 a pair body panels of all types $9.95 and pair; and exhaust manifolds, fan belts, starter generators, seat springs, particular vehicle. Became of this, anyone expect!** I* repair or restore a vintage antomobU item as whistles powered by price 1 . needs such a manual for hi ' , , wheel nuts and such accessory files. 'Ills often leads to high the car's exhaust pipe. I aw a manual for a 1M on those, too! There are over 100 even correspondence of detune actjv, companies. and a majority of them are Hershey I noted the electric . ,, - ...,,. for *S, a folding members, jelling back issues of paratroopers' scooter used in .heir various publications, and the British army during to 'or general public relations with board members and nonmembers alike. A favorite pastime at Hershey s to wander down the crowda }MJi , ·" "" "-M ~ "* ~ ""-- ·--" -- -- · · -- -$7.95 ais'es where certain makes o for instance door sills, $24.95 ; ight switch assembly ender wheel wells, $16.95 the list goes on. Another company seen at lershey each year is the J.F. Carlin Co. of Beaumont, Tex. Specializing in the Model T. and Model A Ford, Carlin offers a fast inventory of more than 300 ifferent new parts for veteran Ford products. The Carlin list f merchandise reads like a more like an encyclopedia on actory parts catalog. They the construction and repair as 'Packard Bow" where one can 'ackard parts dealers, new am used, Packard clubs, literature uid even Packard automobiles or gale. Another section of the meet s where the automotive lie r a t u r e collectors gather. Early operators' manuals were k emblem off a Diana automobile our WniEser motorbikes, an find all the airplane engine for a World War . fighter plane and several new MR. TWEEDY byNedRMJto Sorry." page _. offered ft ipproxunaiely $W pe Otter swappers off ere advertisements c u t from magirinrs, pre-MN sales 11- teraUjre, artidet, photos, stock certificates, factory puts books, advertising The variety of Items offer* ' p e r i e n c e d automobile thusiasts. During the course of invasion of Normandy, a IK Crosley Hot Shot sports car built in Ohio, five different Rols-Boyce automobiles range- ing in price from 6,0*0 to 25,000, the sterling silver BILLY JAMES HARGIS AND HIS ALL-AMERICAN KIDS CraatgotpdsodiMt- ihfc ··*...- W?? "-"* ?r with ptftiiiiat answtn..a «ti Misagiforto dty-strouHH wok WEEKL' KRGV-TV, Chuoel S WESLACO SUNDAY, S P.M. rVifmanrofthinnrtak, ·Billy JMM fhinjis Spttto DM on the isiaisr wrlti Chriitim Cnistds, Tula, OUibmi 74102. During this holiday season, We want to thank pur many customers for growing with us in 1972. The officers, directors and .employees at Southmost Savings extend to you hopes f o r a joyous holiday and a prosperous and happy New Year. Southmost Savings and Loan Association 2100 Boca Chica Blvd., Brownsville, Texas, 78520 Branch Office, P.O.Box 1622, Port Isabel,T*xas 78578 HAPPY NEW Y E A R ! YES WE ARE OPEN FOR YOUR NEEDS ALL DAY TODAY SUNDAY DEC. 31st. AmLAIso.. ALL DAY Monday Jan. 1st. 1973 9:00 AM TIL 6:00 PM BOTH DAYSJT.... EL CENTRO NO. 1 14th and Boca Chicd. . . Centre No. 2 Closed New Year's Day UH Specials As Appeared In Our Regular Thursday Ad in the Brownsville Herald Are Good Both Days! For 1973 Shop-Save-Smile Be Happy At Your 2 Big El Centro Markets...

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