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The Rio Grande rattler. ([McAllen], Hidalgo County, Tex.) 1916-1917, October 04, 1916, Image 2

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You Can Buy Crackers at any Fruit Stand, but W hen it Comes to Groceries, go to HALL’S GROCERY We make a specialty of clean groceries, well packed and w e ll handled. A lso fresh fruits and c a n d ies-candies’especially good. Let us add you to the list of discrim inating people who buy their groceries at Hall’s and know they are getting the best. Your inspection is alw a y s welcom e I THE GROCER WHO SELLS FOR LESS] A.P. HALL Athletics TRACK M E E T A G R E A T SUCCESS The fit.hlctic events a t th e F r o n tier lelil (lay w ere hotly contested from sta r t to finish. The old sta r s of the different N ew Y o rk ath letic club s were in abundance and th e com p etition be­ tw e en the 74th, 2:ird, 69tli and the 22nd engineers was m a rked. The events were run off in line shape and had the track been in any kind of condition bet- ’ ? in the ........ = — ------ ------ f,avo\’S t ” : , ; ‘ T h ; ‘S 'vo“ ; I.a»t S a tu r d a y s r o o t BaU Bes heavy and it required exceptional P rinceton 21, H o ly Cross 0. stren g th for th e men in th e longer r a c e s ) N a v y 0, D ickinson 0. M e lvin Shepard, th e old m iddle d istan t Penn.sylvania 3, W est V irginia 0. cham p ion acted as s t a r te r a n d th e m e e t Y ale 25, Carnegie In s t i t u t e 0. brought tog e th e r m en who com p eted H a r v a r d 26, B a tes 0. a g a in s t one ano th e r back in th e m e e ts V irg inia 14, D avidson 0. a t N ew Y o rk. The fea tu r e of th e m o rn ---------- ing w a s th e phot p u ttin g of Jo h n K il­ p a trick . H is b e s t p u t w a s 51 fe e t 61-2 inches, w hich is rem a r k a b ly good. K il­ p a tr i c k is an old sta r and wlrile in college w as A ll-A m erican end fo r sever­ a l seasons. K ilp a tr ick w’on th e shot put a t th e m ilitary tou r n a m e n t a t B righton Beach early in th e sum m er. The other th e runn in g of F lynn of the pistol team rep r e s e n tin g th e N ew \o r k Division to th e scouts and cowboys here on th e Border. L ieu ten a n t Colonel Sm ith of the F i r s t Field, M a jor W ater- bury, O rdnance Offices, H e a d q u a rters, C a p tain Verbock, 1st Field, L ieu ten a n t A lbrect, 2nd Field, Sergeant Love of th 2nd Field and Corporal H. d. M cCabe, [st Field w ill represent th e N a tional G uard. 1 a closing numb D ay th e c a r d of figh show n here 69th R e g im e n t in th e mile and a half run. F lyn n is th e cham pion of Ireland in th is event. The Results. 100 yard dash, fin a ls; B a e r, 23rd, 1st; M c K a y , 74th, 2nd, T a y lor, 3rd Tenn,, 3rd. Tim e 12 see. latriek, Squadron A, 1 s t; Gooch, Tonn., 2nd; Reilly, 22nd E n g in- , 3rd; D istance 51 ft., 6V2 ..w ,. ... cam p and a ............. - tion would com p are w ith a n y of 1 en tire days entertain m e n t. Ja c k R< e rtsts ann oldld timim e rinin g a r t i s t acted e r a o t e r g a r t i s t . referee and in both th e final and ser- il bout gave a fa ir decision. In the S h o t 'P n t: McALLEN _ly n n , 69th, 1st; Schw a rtz, 22iul E n ­ gineers. 2nd; (.h-undon, 23rd, 3rd. Tim e .7.30 . M ile Rel TEXAS I 69th B e g lm e n t, ^ 2nd; 74tb Regim e n t, 3rd. W a r— f i r s t he; GOOD F I G H T S M A R K CARD closin g num b e r for th e Froi y e t a ttr a c - rst Field A rtillery , uthern D ivision of •, and B a rney W il­ lis claim to th e Champion of the th e A rm y and N a v y , an d Hams, almo.Ht lost h is c I l . ............. cham p ionship as .Anderson out classes in alm o st every round. I t w as not ainpionslup fight. A n d erson fa Tug Gregory & Cardwell HARDWARE, McALLEN Three Stores Rolled into One, and every one of them Filled with things that the Soldiers Need. Call and see our stock of everything in the hardware line. We have the goods and want you to know how complete our stock is. Look for us on Main Street. Gregory & Cardwell ia tte r y C, Regiment. a ‘,' ’ennessee won over 12th Regi- T u g of W a r — fin a le: 3rd T ennessee won over B a tte r y C, BORDER BITS T H E 22ND SONG. The In f a n try have th e ir hikes, The C a v a lry have th e ir trots, The Field A rtillery have th e ir guns And fire a couple of shots: The I'lngineers bu ild bridges, A n d rep a ir the roads as well, Then send th e ir D em o lition Squad A n d blow them all to H — 1. Chorus. A s tlie boy.s go m a rching, A n d th e bands begin to play, The 22nd E n g ineers are alw a y s r. pounds and W illiam s a t 122. The fight­ ing w as snappy from s t a r t to finisli and aside from several rounds th a t w ere draw s it was A n d ersons fight all the w ay. A n d erson fo u g h t clean and his happy smile w ent through the en tire ten rounds. Both men appeared in fine condition and only in th e first round did either man stall. From the sixth to the end of the fight W illiam s did a g r e a t (leal of forcing b u t A n d ersons strong rig h t stopped every charge. H a d the fight gone fa r th e r it is belived th a t A n derson would have scored a knock The seini-finalc betw een F e r razi of the 12th R e g im e n t and M adison o f the .3rd U. S. Cavalry w as fu ll of ginger and both men fought w ith much skill and cleverness throughout th e six rounds, j Vladison sta r ted off w ith a w h irl ami it looked like his fig h t h u t F e r razi came back and earned the fa i r decision in a draw . The fights w ere conduct(?d in a good m a n n e r and it was reg r e tted by all th a t a b e tter rin g w as not provided also b e tte r fig h tin g facilities. Seargt. B a ttle deserves g r e a t cred it for his m re of th e entertainm e n t. CH A L L E N G E FO R A N DERSO N The officers of the first B a ttalion of le F irst Field A rtillery h a v e offered nurse of $50 to the w inner of 1 I A n d erson of B a ttery B o w ling is becom ing quite popular am o n g th e soldiers in M c A llen. M a tches have been arran g e d am o n g th e different units and all the men a re striv in g to m a k e th e high score. L a s t Thursday night the tow n team d e feated a teaii representing th e C a v a lry by 16! M a rtin . . Peloth . .. Th e 22nd E n g inee rs a re alw a y s r e a d y Jacq u e s of th e A rtillery. The length To answ e r to a call a t n ig h t or day. . the fight to b e decided by th e eon-, SGP. (P a t) y te s t a n t s . . / ’ :c popu n. M a te' ,0 differ' d r iv in g representin g tl pius. The SCO F i r s t C a v a lry le several games ...1 5 9 136 134 ..16 8 183 169 ...7 2 2 763 768 ___ 162 189 144 M c A llen 742 856 826 A n o ther gam e betw een the sa\ie team s i s ’scheduled for th is week. O N eil holds th e record for the high gam e l« r th e allies w ith a score of 245. 0 N eil is from the 12th in f a n t r y Band. I been laid ir the F i r s t A challenge has been issued b y a s McAllen Drug Company! F. E. OSBORN, Prop. The first soldier who traded here must have told a thousand friends. They’ve kept us busy! Come here for blankets, underwear, groceries, etc. Come here for Company Supplies D. Guerra & Sons Three Blocks west of Main Street. The near­ est Store to the McAllen Camp. T H E M A N O N H O R SEBACK. . A new drill book w ritten by Brig.- Gen. P a r k e r u n d e rtakes to outline a method of garrison train in g and field in s truction of cavalry. T h e r e are chapters, too, on hasty train in g o f re­ cruits fo r w ar, on h a s ty train in g of volunteer cavalry, on conservation of m o b ility in cam p a ign, and on lessons derived from th e present w ar. The auth o r holds th a t th e value of m o u n t­ ed riflem e n cannot be overestim a ted. C a v a lry th a t cannot fig h t on foot, and in f a n t r v th a t cannot fig h t on horse ,back. he holds to be in f e r io r . This les­ son, he notes, w a s first learned in th e Civil W a r and becam e ap p a r e n t agai in the Boer cam p a ign and in th e earl stages of the fighting in Europe. Th w o rk should prove of value tO office) of the retrulav establishm e n t and th m ilitia. iiU t© 1 8 HOTIL MODERN FIRE PROOF 2 3 0 R O O M S 2 3 0 B A T H S 120 ROOMS W ITH PR IV A T E BATO ,1 0 •• “ d e t a c h e d BATH Rates $1.00 P aw > D' up SPECIAL RATES BY THE. WEEK OR MONTH Unexcelled Cafe Service. Moderale P r i c ^ HUNTING SEA BATHING FISHING THE BEST. ALL - YEAR - ROUND CLIMATE IN THE WORLD C a p tain Jesse A. M illard, Field B a k e rv No. 1, who is a fam o u s “ good m ix e r ’ ’ from any angle you w a n t to ta k e it, has been g r a n ted a leave of absence for O ctober and w ill retu r n home. H e is th e pro p rietor of The O neim ta, O n eonta, N. Y., along the Southern border of th e E m p ire S tate. D u ring C a p tain M illard ’s absence L t. J. W right of the 74th In f a n try , who has been oh du ty w ith th e D e p o t Q u a r­ term a s ter a t P h a r r , w ill be assigned u ta k e charge of th e F ield B a k e ry. Go To The FIRST CAVALRY H O RSE SHOW Next Saturday Read about it in the Special Cavalry Edition of the Rattler NOTICE: Have your troop order extra copies in ad- ance. Address The Rattier .Circulation Department, Division Headquarters. J We build our sales on service. Look around and see how many friends we have made among the men of the N. Y. Division. McAllen Drug Company D rugs-Cigars-Kodaks-Fountain ______ Remember the first time you came ,to town, you New York fellows, and were surprised to see a “palace” of an ice cream store here in McAllen? Remember the first time you tasted our ice cream? M-m-m-m-m-m! For three months we have been serving hundreds of drinks daily-each one in a clean glass, with the best ice cream we can get, and with the best service in McAllen's best conducted fountain. The Palace ’^xeS

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