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Brownsville Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1945, Brownsville, Texas Weather Scattered Thursday on Page 2 Year No 73 Serving The Rio Grande Valley For Over SO Yeart Final Edition Wednesday Sept 26 1945 Price 5 Cento MACARTHUR WILL MEET WITH HIROHITO Curiosity Vets Take Part in Picket Anny Navy Industry Labor Continue Meeting To Halt Strikes 30 Per Cent Increase In Wages Sought By Oil Workers In 15 Companies CHICAGO eral and of the oil industry and labor today resumed their conference aimed to an amicable ment of strikes in seven states which have idled dome workers and curtailed production of much of the nation's supplies Day and nlpht sessions were held yesterday at the opening of the conference which was regarded as the first major test of President Truman's postwar labor icy What progress if any was accomplished was not immediately learned Public statements from both bor management spokesmen in the oil industry were given while from Secretary of Labor stating that the meeting must not be mitted to fall was read at the opening of the session O A Knight president of the CIO Oil Workers International Union which culled the strikes in m dispute for an industry-wide 30 per cent wage rate Increase was labor's spokesman at the parley He said the union demands were justified in view of the In- creased earnings in the oil try He cited that 14 of the 15 companies involved made a net profit of last year 100 per cent Increase over 1839 Representatives of nine major oil companies were at the and their position was given at the outset They contended the which hit In Texas Indiana Michigan Ohio West Virginia and lated terms of present collective bargaining contract agreements between the union and companies Justice William L Knous or the Colorado supreme court heading the three-man conciliation panel expressed hope for a quick Curiosity didn't kill Mac New York kitty but it sure did cure his In top photo Mac pokes around a box and knocks off the lid Look out Well we told you that wasn't any catnip you got it was a turtle who nipped your nose PAA Workers At Miami To MIAMI about maintenance workers of Miami division of Pan Airways threatening to strike Thursday morning the sir line declares its layoff policy must be continued if we are to survive economically One of the principal complaints in the proposed strike is the dls- 500 of the Saigon Natives Europeans Burn Market Fire Destroys Food After Natives Steal Engines British Rescue 31 SAIGON natives who kidnaped 41 Europeans and possibly killed 10 yesterday burned down their marketplace last night The spectacular fire a few blocks from the city's center raged uncontrolled through Saigon's largest market place colorful collection of booths and sheds i French who gathered in excited clusters on Main Street watched the j flames and charged that Annamites stole Saigon's fire engines three j days ago now were engaged in carrying out their threat the city to the ground formerly composed a fire brigade which they now had the city abandoned leaving out firemen Two platoons of British troops driving across the northern part of the city Tuesday afternoon rescued 31 of the 40 Frenchmen kidnapped by a British crs spokesman announced The British said nine were ing and probably slain They said first reports did not children were Involved but one French officer said he was positive that some women and children had been kidnapped British Officer Kidnaped The British also reported the of a British officer a f war Seized by Ground Is Broken For Schools Gym ceremonies at the Memorial Gym were held this morning at 10 o'clock with James Pace president of the school board turning the first of soil The new gymnasium will be erected immediately back of high school building German Problems Occupy Big Five At London Meet United States Will Recognize Hungary Policy In Pacific Discussed Big Five council of foreign delved into German problems today in an sphere suddenly improved by a disclosure that the United States was preparing to recognize Hungary This would cross out one of tne Balkan political conflicts banring an understanding between Russia and the west John Foster Dulles Republican adviser to the American tion cancelled his projected tour of European capitals in search of information useful to the peace formula It is understood that Dulles will seek a more precise definition of foreign policy Meet Ends Soon The conference ie expected to end tomorrow or Friday at the latest Planes were waiting to ry home Secretary of State Byrnes and Russian Foreign Commissar V M Molotov American said they were going ahead of the British In their attitude toward Hungary Informants at British foreign office said the British view re- mained the same that the garian government is ative The regime was established under Soviet sponsorship after the Red army overran the kingdom Both the United States and Britain are known to be disturbed by the ic treaty which gives con- trol over at least half of gary's economy The American at- as outlined here however is that the present Hungarian government is acceptable provided it pledges free elections Members several delegations who earlier had commented on the growing tension at the conference could not explain fully the new friendliness but It was pointed out that the discussions had veered away from the knotty question of Russian insistence on participation in Mediterranean control and demands for a voice in Balkan affairs Pacific Discussion there has been con- discussion of the policy of the United States in the Soviet Foreign Commissar M Molotov Is reported to have criticized U.S policy in Japan sharply complaining it was too soft and asking establishment of an Allied council The Chinese while defending U.S policy in Japan as ing with necessary caution were reported favorable to the Idea of a control commission Despite an official Paris tion last night that the council would wind up its conference day turning over unresolved Jap Anny Is Stripped Of All Equipment Stocks Of Food And Clothing Goes To Famine Threatened Civilians NEA Telephoto Rancher Is Entire Nation Will Hear Sentence Of Valley's Main Street I I UH part Qf Advertising Drive The U S is going to hear about the Strangest Street in America Ke story that stretches from Brownsville yond Hidalgo counties binding Jury Renders Verdict In Trial Following a stirring plea by District Attorney Lorimer Brown that Pedro Garza had re- sorted to gangster tactics in the killing of Lupe Balderas In Rio Hondo last September a Jury detailed data on the Valley brought back a verdict of guilty j jts people and assessed the Rio Hondo ThE of telling the er a fifteen year sentence day It was the first time in several years a heavy sentence had been put for similar crime Garza had entered a plea of not guilty Balderas was killed last ber 10 as he was paying his water district dues in Rio Hondo cording to Investigating officers had left his car with the door open and the motor running an he darted into the building to shoot Balderas Brown in his plea to the jury argued that the killing of deras was vastly different from the ordinary baile killings of the Rio Grande brush country The fact that Garza entered a populated area and went into an office crowded with prominent community businessmen to shoot Balderas changed the complexion of the murder and branded it as Brown said By BRINES TOKYO firmed Japanese reports night said that Emperor Hirohito will meet General MacArthur tomorrow pre- at the U S Em- bassy which is the supreme Allied commander's ence Well informed sources earlier had said such a in ern Japan was ar- ranged but had cited no date Official sources remained silent but MacArthur's public tions office announced that would meet at 9 a m morrow i I p m tonight Central War Time lor instructions on ering a forthcoming event i General MacArthur today Japan's army and navy of all I directing that their I of food and clothing be turn- T II cd over to the Outstanding Will i en story population under a strict i Want Hirohito Out A member of Japan's House of Peers meanwhile proposed in an Interview that Emperor Hirohito withdraw from all political affairs In order to eliminate the clique around the throne and thus make democracy possible If the Emperor withdrew to background and avoided klet giving quis ed there would be no clique surrounding him Reorganization of the Japanese agency through which occupation headquarters works its will upon the conquered nation also began day to shake off clinging tion by Japanese foreign office personnel i Occupation forces will be soon by Chinese troops said a Chinese government spokesman in Chungking today He did not re- port their numbers or expected date of arrival The Japanese central liaison of- fice through which commands supposedly are ated is being broadened to include contained in an expensive and ley's story is sponsored by three Valley daily newspapers The Brownsville Herald Valley ing star or Harlingen and The McAllen Evening Monitor It Is the story of a small area containing a metropolitan tion by OPA ration book It is the story of 152.509 of these Individuals live within 20 minutes of their nearest shopping out of ten buyers who live in j Qn Nazis Questioned Eisenhower Calls Patton TV Make Personal Report zone It is only ten minutes market for six out of these shoppers The uniqueness of this Valley city persons living along this street is being representatives of all fields of ui FRANKFURT ON MAIN Japanese government i vi along this street is Being Qen summoned Gen ces Thc office previously pointed out by the three Valley s today to make hgd chanee to act on Denazification since the Japanese foreign pone o s papers In an area advertising r that is costing thousands of progress ln dollars wn ever since progress in Bavaria office had been doling out Lt Gen Walter B Smith to appropriate chief of staff announced governmental departments for that thp commander Part of National Campaign ui amn The story of course is intended i tnat the supreme commander had A Thc story of course is i tnat the supreme comma naer naa action to sell national advertisers on the j caned for an immediate report on Reorganization Approved Valley as a market but it still holding office in Third The japanese privy council Brown said I serves the purpose of telling the Army territory and also had re- tne reorganization at ft in Mondays trial story to thousands of quested Patton to give a Gonzales was given a five-year va j advertising of Q Q f r the cancellation of war contracts Thf workers have asked that their demands be met by 6 o'clock tonight Charles N CIO director in Miami said Thc demands Include ot lay-off of the 500 workers urid 48 hours pay for 40 hours work In Its first official statement regarding the threatened strike PAA said It would not curtail Its lay-off policy It was utterly unreasonable for to ex- the company to continue on hr payroll any person or persons whose services arc not required COTTON PRICES Noon cotton prices 5 to 45 cents a lower Oct 22.61 Dec 22.85 Men 22.80 DON PEDRO to arrive nt the of flee this morning but his Son carried on Papa wants me to tell you he u Indisposed the son stated O v e r w o r k we re- marked I suppose so replied but I am not Papa was out late k night and he U complained of x V around thri HSR this p as I did him He called for ice that to cool him off There was no mention made of weather but I will venture to ay It will be cloudy Tell your Papa we understand whole we said as the ion left Report Para Fighting went on into the third consecutive day and wax the most widespread since unrest became I riotous on Sept 2 took over arms from surrendering anese nt that lime They attacked the French killing seven i Indian guards said that last night's market place fire was i slly set They added that they saw Japanese soldiers in the vicinity when the fires flared up The fighting Tuesday occurred in all areas of the city except the 1 center of the French I Annamites seized the slaughter house in leaving the city meatless Fire Destroys Food An estimated four-day supply of fresh foodstuffs were left Tuesday See Page Two Valley Awaiting El Azucar Water water but I Approximately 30 local men and women prominent In school affairs attended the ceremonies Reverend Gibbons tor of the First Methodist dedicated the site as a monument to those from Brownsville who fell in battle and who participated in this country's wars John Barren superintendent of schools Introduced Pace recounting the tremendous job the board head had done in backing the construction of a gymnasium for Brownsville Other school officials ance were Pablo valent Leonel Garza and Otto Manske school board members Mrs M G junior high school principal Dean Neal Nelson of the Junior college Hanna high school cipal Head Coach Bob Martin and Assistant Coach Pete Finch Workmen of the Noser Con- struction Co staking off the foundations of the new Ing Immediately after the breaking ceremonies suspended sentence after being found guilty of the murder of Juan Garcia at a La Paloma baile on February 24 1945 the Valley and its virtues aon accounting of his stewardship in See OCCUPATION Page 2 BULLETINS A parched Rio Grande Valley j was holding Its throat awaiting the stream ofj water from Mex-j El Azucar Dam released Thc water observers said should be past Rio Grande City today and in the Upper Valley areas throughout Thursday To give Lower Valley access to water Water Conservation Assn committee has asked for n pumping holiday beginning Thursday afternoon tit 6 o'clock The holiday will Inst until Sunday afternoon at 6 o'clock In all Valley Irrigation areas the demands for water was re- ported as heavy With the Rio Grande in the Brownsville area at pool stage local Irrigation pumps were working spasmodically W F Barnholdt of the El Jardin Sec WATER Page Two Robot News Boy Makes Appearance NEW robot news boy will have its first public test next week in a subway station The robot a vending machine dispenses up to 200 papers and gives change for a Designed by Samuel it is said to bej virtually foolproof and scrupulous j In its rejection of wrong coins and W f Is Set Tuesday Brownsville's War Chest day will be Tuesday A L Colson mnn of the drive announced day O M Longnecker Jr has been named treasurer of the drive Colson said that an effort will be made to complete the drive on that day All persons are urged to have their contributions ready when a War Chest representative calls for them Headquarters for the drive will be set up on a booth on downtown Elizabeth street AUSTIN The can Civil Liberties Union today formally intervened In the liam Prescott Allen libel brief in the court of criminal appeals WASHINGTON ing for the first time In 16 years to consider the House Ways and Mesins committee voted today lo rule out any reductions In excise levies at this time Bavaria early next week Jack Cronenwett national Patton Pops Off manager for the At R conference called Group told members of the Of Patton's recent re- and editorial tnat Nazism might well be ments about the campaign at a any political parties TWO Bl or See VALLEY Page Two Smith said would permit no modification of his order that Nazis be removed ruthlessly from public office re- of general efficiency Patton acknowledged yesterday that his choice of words had been unfortunate Asked what would happen if Patton's account of his stewardship in Bavaria was not Fritz Hofmokel director of i have no idea of Brownsville is in Policy Outlined for a meeting of the Gulf Ports Assn Lull Reported In Oil Strikes Hofmokel Attends Gulf Port Meet HOUSTON Shutdown oi oil refineries along the Texas Gulf has reached a lull while union leaders in the Oil Workers international Union await the outcome of a ment mediation conference in Bavaria was not Chicago A union official j yesterday however that plans are The chief of staff outlined developing to bring an Tim meeting it was an- policy with these oil field workers in the was called for the rs w complete of Basin of west mio Some Meat To Be Soon The is expected to announce tomorrow that hamburger sausage and lunch meats made from lower grades of beef will be reduced to zero ration values Sept 30 Secretary of Agriculture son disclosed last week that the three lowest grades of ncr cutter and be put on n zero ration value for the October rationing period It Was Tough Puzzle To Solve DOLICE were puzzled for a while for grounds on which to hold Garza 50 of El Ranch Thc arresting officer had charged Garza with drunk and selling sugar Since there was no law against selling sugar officers thought the man could be held for peddling without a license The ing officer however said was only taking orders for sugar It then looked like a potential case of fraud But police settled and just held Garza on the drunk charge He was arrested nt an Adams Street fruit stand trying to convince the owner he should place an order for sugar WASHINGTON AP A Roosevelt declaration of policy stating there Is no place in the community of nations for the Franco government of Spain was release department WASHINGTON Three of the fliers who participated in Gen Tames H raid on Tokyo in 1942 were by the Japanese thr War De- disclosed today o pose of discussing and acting upor Germany's political educational the wage dispute several matters closely related to and economic life as ruthlessly as i L B Cooper of Odessa Tex the resumption of deep sea and required j secretary of Local of the coastwise shipping I 2 Care of displaced persons at j said that local unions in The deliberations are the of the Germans I the Basin were setting up policy to last two or three days 3 of an inter- committees in meetings this today by the Jon the agenda are discussions of nal economy so Germany could i From a general policy meeting oy n the Merchant Ships Sales Act the standard not for Oct 3 Cooper said would come proposed appointment of a member I a plan for entertaining tne wage of the association to the U Sec PATTON Pnge Two Maritime Commission resumption of coastwise and sta 1 Police steamship services Surplus erty disposal the St Lawrence Obtain Canal Protect Submerged Reclaimed proposal In Inert i fight i pay for members seek 52 work week The strikes have closed three WASHINGTON Authorities legislation Ming ot Police Chief E Ham D Mitchell former i the association's with the w tod he u Commission and other confession in the ney general under President ver chosen today as chief counsel for the joint congressional committee investigating the anese attack on Pearl Harbor First Shipload Of Cocoanuts Arrives It's nuls to you nt the Port j of Brownsville today j Port officials have announced of Hie Carmen City a Mexican freighter with the first load of cocoanuts to be cleared through the Port of Brownsville The cocoanut is destined for Pan American Freezers Ltd It will be shredded and put up in consumer packages F H Floyd an official of the freezing firm snld they would handle a boat load ouch week n and oter ft ln lhc subjects important to the efforts robbery in of the Assn of Port SRid lhc a member of both two more suspects fnr beng questioned in connection itmi KJl I the port He will go to the burglary No charges ton from have been brought against them Something New In Burglaries new in burglaries has added J Brownsville police were called upon by Mr and Mrs J L Swann 1221 S E Jackson Street Harlingen to locate a two-wheeled trailer which Mr and Mrs Jackson had parked the trailer in front of a while they had dinner When they returned the trailer had disappeared It was found Inter abandoned on a local street plants at Houston seven at Port thre at Texas City and two at Beaumont An estimated workers are off job CIO workers who voted last week at two oil refineries and See OIL STRIKE Page U Mexico Bank Given Monopoly On Silver MEXICO The Bank of Mexico is given a virtual buying cUing but decree published today The Bank of Mexico alone carl export coin and bnr silver and silver producers must sell silver to the bank which will supply In- dustry the decree provides MARINE HONORED SAN FRANCISCO Among prisoners of war honored here yesterday as a symbolic group Marine Officer E B McAllen
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