The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on April 15, 1955 · Page 5
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The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas · Page 5

Brownsville, Texas
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Friday, April 15, 1955
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Vegetable Market News WESLACO -- (USDA Market News Service) -- F.O.B. shipping point information for the Lower Rio Grande Valley: Carrots--Demand slow, market dull. Topped, washed W. 13. Crates 48 i-lb. film bags medium-large 2.40-2.75, few 2.85. Top ice extra Onions -- D e m a n d slow, market slightly weaker. U. S. No. ] 50-lb. sacks Yellow Bermudas 2-3 inches 1.75-1.85, few 2.00; Granex 2-3 inches 1.65-1.00; 3 inches and larger 2.25-2.50; Grano 2-3 inches 1.50-175; 3 inches and larger 2.35-2.50, few higher; Crystal White Wax 2-3 inches 1.75-l.Sl, few 2.00. A dip in private construction is reported in Mexico. File Thirteen THE BKOWXSVTIAE HERALD, FRIDAT, APRIL Ig, IBM--FAGS 5 founded i Kappa, the national I The Moreheart planetarium, tt norary society, was ihe University of North Carolina, BACK IN THE RIXG -- Pat MrCnrmlrli, makin g her "comeback" fight In the ring at Xnevo Laredo, leads the bull on with a pass of her cape. S unday's fight was her first since she was seriously gored last September. (I'P Telephnto) Widow Of Joe Louis' Trainer Sues Movie Company CHICAGO --UP-- The widow of picture colled "The Joe Louis:motion picture he was portrayed the late trainer of Joe Louis set-.Story." Mrs. Laura Blackburn as the trainer by a motion picture tied for $20,000 Thursday a dam-: Shaw, widow of Jack (Chappie) * age suit against United Artists!Blackburn, originally sought $745, :a '' tor ' II was a result of t h e P 01 " Corp., after charging invasion of j 000 damages. j t r a y a l in the movie that the suit her husband's privacy in a motion! Blackburn died in 1942. In the was filed. PSPRING VALUE Four New White Sidewalls GOODYEAR MARATHON SUPER CUSHIONS Old Tires Will Make Your Down Payment These Tires Proved On Texas Roads By Goodyear's Famous Texas Test Fleet. 6.00 x 16 6.70 x 15 7.10 x 15 $59.95 $69.95 $79.95 Plus Tax And Your Old Tires WEEKLY Buys 4 Tires For Your New Car SPIASH VALUE! 'BACKYARD ' ' ' ' WADING POOL AND SLIDE ONLY $2.00 DOWN Small weekly termt TRIPLE VALUi! TRIPLl PLAY! ·"""·'" l "«-"TM M -''««"«»'«i··«««. · Milasw-proof rubberized tnnvos bod/. S I X F E E T L O N G -- · Gey.e, ,|,ower ton b tmoched to gorden hose complete «,lh /odder . Non . lll( boie onrh(r , i|Wg ^ and showerl ' 3 r ° una "WASHER and DRYEF $279.95 BOTH FOR $35090 SAVE Washer Reg. . . . Dryer Reg. . . . $479.90 10.00 $4.10 DOWN WEEK w.Arn MODKL 320 Slmlliir To Illusfnilinn SAVE S 60 00 Model LA77 5.00 DOWN LOW AS 1.95 WEEK Regular $229.95 NOW 169 ill 1955 Models Model 21T18 21T28 21T34 21C102 21C243 21C244 21C245 Make Formerly Special General Electric $209.95 $189.95 $279.95 $224.95 $309.95 $259.95 $259.95 $219.95 $459.95 $331.17 $459.95 $331.17 $459.95 $331.17 $5.00 Down On Sets Less than $200.00 $10.00 Down on Sets Over $200.00 Items for a column-- any old col- u m n -- a r e hard to come by. That's why it's rare for one columnist to come to the help of another. Man bites Hop. News. Harry Foehner, who writes a column in Texas Farming: and Citric u l t u r p . , bit a dog by sending us the following: Mr. and Mrs. Grace Bristow of McAllen had a can of popcorn for IT years mid when they tried ii out recently it was still good. Clint Harbers of West Point, who s well on his way toward revolutionizing; farming; methods in Texas, got some of his early ideas in the Valley. He admitted as much in a short talk at Harlingen where he has a sister. Mrs. Ed Tramp. Heat friendships are formed between two different species of animals. That was the experience of the late William Oler, who lived on the Arroyo Colorado near Rio Hondo, as told by Charles G. Jones, retired game warden supervisor. ! When Mr. Oler's dogs were [being- cut to pieces by a coon, a 'pet javelina that had been raised along with the dogs, came to their rescue and ripped the coon to .shreds with his tusks. i Jones also tells about two pet 'deer owned by the Burton Hughes .family at Elsa that would trail the 'family car like a pair of dogs and insist on riding in ihe back seat. \ When John James Audubon. the .naturalist, brought an expedition to. ! Rio Grande City in 1S-19, not only ! we re many members of the group killed by cholera but the entire jtreasury was stolen, according to ( Mrs. Lillian Weems Baldridge. lHarlingen historian (Pile 13 note: Times change. There isn't a bit of cholera in Rio Grande City now.) , The late Tom Phillips, whose widow lives at Santa Rosa, was the twentieth member to join Ro: Wyoming Solor Suggests Sfdk Dime Coining WASHINGTON -- UP -- Sen. Fank A. Barrett (R-Wyo.) Thursday introduced a bill to coin a special dime in honor of Dr. Jonas 1 Salk for developing the polio vaccine. ''A dime is particularly fitting! since the famous March of Dimes campaign over the years has contributed materially to the fight against polio," Barrett said. tary International. Rotary Magazine, in its anniversary edition, printed ft picture of Phillips' membership badge. ts tS iS The South or Boca Chica jetties are greatly improved for fishing since they have been floored [and the Padre Island jetties may |be renovated by some time in May. Tarpon, mackerel and jewfish along With usual bay species such as speckled trout may be caught off the jetties. V* V* . V* The following is NOT from Harry Fochner. In fact, we're pledged not to reveal the author's name. He's afraid of reprisals, and ,no wonder: "Why did the cowboy buy a dachshund ?" "He heard an old cowhand say 'Git-.VLong Lil Dogie'!" 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