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   Brownsville Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1945, Brownsville, Texas                               Baylor.......23 Arkansas.....13 Rice.........13 Tulane 7 Okla. 26 S. M. U.......12 Texas........12 Oklahoma 7 Army........ 28 Michigan..... 7 Notre Dame 34 Dartmouth 0 Ohio State 12 Wisconsin..... 0 The Weather Sunny and (lightly wanner. on 2 54th UCLA.......13 California 0 Sunday Edition Sunday. Oct. 14. IMS Broinuvtlla. Teua Price: 10 Serving The Rio Grande Valley For Over SO Year t Proposed As United Nations Capitol falls Nations Center designed by Architect Vincent G. Raney for location on Vs pictured above. Dominant feature would be lofty modernistic skyscraper. Security Council, chiefs of staff and archives. Other features woud include Council, separate bui Idlngs for 60-odd pwticipating nations center capped by 130-foot translucent globe which would overlook water- itcpplng down hillside.____________________ _________________.---------------------- Japan General Election May Be Violent Battle Woman Suffrage App roved By Cabinet And Revision Of Constitution Starts By RUSSELL BRINES I Russia reportedly taking an .active hand, once- inert political factions in Japan were consolidating rapid y Saturday midwinter genera, election ba tie that may become violent. GOVERNMENT COOLS OFF ON QUICK RECONVERSION Scientists Want Atom Bomb Work Given To World Keeping It Secret Said Dangerous 'for a midwinter general election baitie inai may DECUIHC It WHS sun nub wcm tOS ALAMOS. N. M. j Or premier Kijuro Shidehara's new cabinet meanwhile approved wo- would survivc the crisis. hnmh.. "thou-..... vnMntr ace from 25 to 20, dismissed ,fh-_ f.he -cabinet resigned Friday, Ferrell Seeks To Weather Stormy Argentina Crisis Forms New Cabinet; Impasse Continues Between Politicos And Army BUENQS AIRES President Edelmiro Farrell, seeking to form a cabinet to weather Argentina's stormy political crisis, Saturday swore in Vice Admiral Hec- tor Vernengo Lima as navy minister. He also named Dr. Juan Fentanes as acting .secre- tary of labor and social wel- fare, one of the two posts vacated by Col. Juan Peron, S vice president who was un- der arrest on a warship. Other Important posts, including the foreign ministry, still were vacant but Farrell said he was holding over Gen. Eduardo Avalos as minister of war, Edmundo Sustaita as secretary for aii- and Lit. Col. Mariano Abarca as secretary of industry and com- New Senator Nimitz Becomes Admiral In Famous 'Texas Navy' Master Of Ocean Wa rfare Is Given Rousing Welcomes In Tw o 'Home Towns' Many Shackles Building Trades By MARY L. KENNEDY Mood Of Caution Is Reflected In Meat Rationing; Continue Strikes FREDERICKSBURG, Admiral Nimitz of the United States Navy Saturday became Admiral Nimitz of the Texas Navy as this state's parting gift to its ranking native son warrior. Gov Coke Stevenson presented him with the commission in a Navy which Is non-existant today, but which was a.potent factor in Texas first fight for freedom in the days when it was a Republic. are a sailor's admiral." the Governor said in presenting the __ _______---------- commission. "You have the head to plan the heart to resolve arid the months after the peace. hand to execute. I know you are already an admiral of the United J J warm onti- States Navy but Texas wants to retain what sovereignty it can." Washington s opu Nimitz replied that he realized such a commission was a real honor., rmsm over recOnversoill nas in view of the important role played by the pioneer navy in Texas'I chjlled in many official struggle for freedom By STERLING F. GREEN merce. May Not Survive It was still not clear whether James W. Huffman, above, state director of commerce, is the new senator from Ohto appointed by Gov. Frank .J. Lausche to take over the post vacated by Senator Burton's appointment to the. Supreme Court._______________ French Continue Fighting Rebels West Of-Sateon M. j premier Kijuro Shidehara's new cabinet meanwnuc approved wo- would survive tnc rorevelne atomic bomb., "thou- man suffrage, lowered the voting age from 25 to 20 After the cabinet resigned Friday aands of times more powerful" than! and abolished the 13-year-old law under which (the Army announced it had the i I UU M. ian, 400 had been arrested. _, I resignation of the president f or j those dropped on Japan, 400 sclcn-1 offenders had been arrested. nt who developed thc weapon Bevi8lon of uneasy Nippon's contltutlon was friends of at 'tho government's laboratory as- nerted In a statement Saturday that to try to keep It from thc rost of the world "will lead to an unend- ing war more savage than the Inst." Released by Dr. Robert R. Wll- member of the executive coun- cil, on behalf of thc Association of Ixw Alnmos scientists, the state- ment said: Revision of uneasy iNippoJis Prince Pumimnro Konoye, newly Earned Imperial adviser, reported that Emperor Hlrohito was "seriously considering" abdication. They said, however, that Konoye .was aiming suggested constitutional revisions at strengthening thc Diet without altering thc traditional position of the throne. In the elections, entrenched of- ficeholders and their backers will iniw onihi UIIU fciii.li It In ccrtnin that nations other j be opposing a variety of political than the United States, Great, opponents who in turn are op- Britain and Canada by research! posing each other, and thc bal- ean produce atomic power. I lotlng Is expected to afford a cross-section of public opinion U. S. Vulnerable This nation's highly concentrated Industrial centers make It particu- larly vulnerable to such a weapon. Counter-measures would be on new Diet members. Attitude of the r..-1'I supported, say American and Jap- aneso officials, through the Soviet i the biggest cur- v vt.u..-'. COnCCTHrfttCCl lOrin looHrtn in a rlf of destructive energy" and liberated Corn- large number of possible methods fa'd been Imprisoned Vd'Sge would 11. with 1928 hls aKgrcssor. "A single heavy attack; lasting a matter of mlrfutcs. might! destroy the ability of a nation to revved PconstRutVnVo-u1d.b7Veady The bomb Is a deadly challenge j tnr n snecial Diet to civilization itself. the ________ reported, predicted that a would be ready lor submission to a special Diet Arguments Over Miners' Strike Stays Deadlocked Steel Workers Forced Off Jobs WASHINGTON Another day's argument over the strikes of soft coal miners produced only this report Saturday from t Secretary of Labor Schwellcnbach: Ampvlran "No Change." I Amcilcan Rcportcd mnss ifly-offs of steel resignation of the president "for use at any moment." During the day the; .government commission for reorganizing pol- itical parties also resigned. The main problem in the crisis He received commission a I short time after" visiting his birth-j place, a small stone cottage where i his aunt, Mrs. Lena Henke now lives. It was the last scene of the Admiral's return home, where it was howdy and "Welcome Chester" to Nimitz from the plain-speaking hill country folk. He returned to Austin Saturday night, from whence he will fly to San Francisco and back to the Pacific Fleet. For Nimitz, master of ocean war- fare that helped whip thc Japs to their knees and finally to their faces, It was a simply howdy right back to the homefolks of his boy- hood. Everyone Turns Out. Working cowboys in their dusty I boots and ducklns and some duded 'out in flaming silk shirts, big-eyed youngsters in blue jeans, 'teen agers Killed Pressure Man In Battles By CHARLES A. be controlled by a world author Ity." Ajalnst Unilateral Control Thc statement disapproved sug- (estions that thc United States, Britain and Canada assume uni- lateral control over atomic power development. "Such a policy will lend to an unending war more savage than thr thc scientists snid. "It la certain thnt other coun- tries before many years may also be manufacturing bombs which may be tens, hundreds or even thousands of times more pow- erful than those which caused such (See ATOM BOMB. Page 2.) ports gave no evidence of voluntary movement among any the Japanese leaders for completely overhauling thc document. Newspapers said that Konoye's first draft altered principally the provisions making thc emperor supreme commander of the now- dlsbnndlng army and navy, and giving him treaty-making power which Konoye would transfer to thc Diet. Capt. Stassen To' Push Politics DON PEDRO dropped by late last night and nppcnrcd a bit nervous. "We takr it you have put in a hard day's we re- marked. -No. It Is this football business." hf said. "I had no Idea that thc game contin- ued nftcr thc f 1 n n I whistle was blown. "I must con- fess thnt tho post-same nc- il v I t 1 arr ruthcr stren- uous. This dciplli1 the fact that I knew Brownsville would win and I should have been pre- pared. "What worries me Is how I missed the score. I really knew that our would score but one menn touchdown. And Brownsville six. I Just got mixed up on my arithmetic. "I giivc you nice weather Frl- dny night will give you some moir Sunday." (Detailed Wenther Report Paf c Two.) rttTJJWl antitni sent home because the Industry's furnaces were running! out of tension atj the parley but evidently failed toj AUSTIN, Tex. Texas will bring leaders of the United Mine i croducc more oranges arid grape- Workers and the bituminous opera- frult the 1945-46 season with autograph books, small town business men. high home-state of- licials and Navy' big shots laden with braid and ribbons, turned out at Kcrrville by the tens of oy thousands to welcome Nimitz home, j Nimitz himself apparently forgot f---- ____ SAIQON, Indochina (XP) i hls own braid and ribbons. Right; sir waiter Citrine, above, British 1s an impasse between political; jrejich troops have killed An- thcre ln Of an the people, he j presidcnt of the World Trade leaders and the army. The political] lenders Insist that the country's' admlnlstartlon be turned over to the supreme court, nnd the army j announced Saturday, while thc Moore, who taught him i meets in Paris. wants to retain power until nfter! British disclosed the Annamese mathCmatlcs in high school. the elections April 7, 1946. had been warned to halt "inter-; Given Diploma No violence wns reported Satuv- icrence'1 with British forces. t n a day, following Thursday night's i Thc French began -very diffi-. trom Tiw High bloody outbreaks In which one cult operauons" at dawn Friday th T principal of person was killed and 35 wounded, j lo broaden their hold west of bal-., preparatory school days hand- Mounted police, however, armed gon, and eight French soldiers, alld gold embossed with Mauser rifles, patrolled down- were killed and 15 wounded In an fashioned from the hide of town streets. They normally carry assault-on a Nationalist stronghold., sheep rifles only In times of great emcr- British 25-poundcrs supported the go to school for genCy' iatEiC8ht hundred Annamcse were. another semester to earn it." the captured, and will face court mar- tial, i Maj. Ocn, D. D. Gracey, head of the control commission in Snigon.j warned leaders of the Viet Nam; (Indochlncse Independence Party) at a meeting'Monday that any An- namese action against British! troops carrying out their occupa- tion assignments would be dealt Pipelines Show Large Profits Citrus Crop Is Reported Higher mra s. WASHINGTON The Big Nimitz left high school for the inch" and "Little Inch" pipelines. I built by the government at a cost of had a gross profit of on their operations up i to last June 30. two Senate com- mittces reported Saturday, i The figures were in a joint re- port of the special committee in (See NIMITZ, Page Two.) Condition Of chilled in many official 1 quarters because of strike's i and work stoppages in basic industries. Objective of the first month following Japanese surrender was civilian pro- duction starting and spurt- ine ahead of schedule. Keynote of the second which production crippled in big segments of coal, oil, steel and lumber Indus- STRIKES AT A GLANCE 1 By Thc'Aisociated Press The number of idle across nation drops In around 4O4.0M as xtrlkinc New York longshore- men Mart relurnlnc Other major strike develop- ments: COAL AND No Indi- cation of immediate leuleneni M bituminous operators and United .Mine Workers continue Steel production curtailed for lack of fueL More than 200.040 Mte In six slates. involving to ower-lhe-road teamsters In 12 xlaies threatened u AFL union petition for strike vole. TRANSPORTATION Some 600.000 bus riders in 71 New England communities without service A Ft, bus driven and other employes stace work stoppace over dispute. Dis- pute involving- drivers in seven northwest unsettled. MOTION PICTURES Mass picketinr spreads to Columbia studio in representation dispute. Federal conciliators ordered- M attempt settlement. of third week of strike by northwest APL lumber workers for hither Situation unchanged. Workers and the bituminous opera tors closer together. a Schwellcnbach, apparently in- veKetable outlook is generally good, fruit .during me i arid French, 'seeking to reoccupy than last year; thc commercial eolonv was niedged In Saigon upnerallv cood, tne co'onJ' WBS tending to keep UMW President] but the general harvest John L. Lewis and his antagonists j for misceiianeous crops is not so i_ iinf.ll cnmphnri VI _> 'Puinn in conference until some the United States Depart Monday evening i7 p. m. A labor department spokesman snid officials aro fairly well con- vinced that government seizure of the 900 mines in six states would be fruitless. The capital's preoccupation with labor troubles showed up in these ways: 1. Secretary of Commerce Wal- lace snid he believed unions could be granted about a 15 .per cent wage Increase, 'half thc boost now generally demanded. 2. Requests for strike votes may reach 600 this mnth, nearly twice the 307 applications in September, Relations WASHINGTON Harold E, Stassen Is getting out 011-'d "the National _... thc Navy soon and going back to j s tflken ,nst political wars with a nation-wide wcnc g to speaking campaign. for striking, conciliation service speaking campaign. 3 conciiintlon service re- Prlcnds of the former Minne- cd settlemenl 15i strikes in sola governor, who expects to be the weeki. of October. In mufti before December 15. said lnvolved mnioe employes, day. Annftnjese. to reoccupy Oct. 2. Albert K. Parker, county 'guard Despite the truce, armed bands struck with an ax by a chain gang attacked British prisoner Friday morning, still was 'T British of- m a critica] condition in Mercy una_' of Annamese There was a sharp decline in the condition of range and pasture feeds during September, but rains j Bntlsn early In October came "con enough Qf for grass to make in West and Indian soldiers were killed when mained unconscious. Annamese attacked an airfield night. British moved and threat.: of stoppage, to i thl Surplus Property Military sub- aulos, trucking, shipping and oth- r 'The committees and setting them-up for output of also figured its net outlay j things that boost, the liv- subsidy pro- j ing standard. S207.000.000 seek Strike Votes i juuc But Saturday {he government The Senate report announced: mained unconscious The Scnate report announced; d lh t rcaucsts fOr strike i Meanwhile, county officeis said that hcarings wil, bc begun on dls- M his attacker Manuel Gonar hod of (jovemmcnt-owned pctro-; flbout 600 Jn October, nearly dou- n stsit.pment aamittinK iiis i __ wr Alfnn .____j into the m'ade a statement admitting Indochina assault on the officer. nmcnt-owned pctro- "goo October, ncariy dou- facilitics as soon as W. Alton September's record -brealclnc South Texas, the USDA said. Conditioning of cattle dropped three points to 82 per cent as of Oct. 1, and sheep and lambs were 82 per cent of normal compared with 84 per.cent a month ago. Indicated production of cotton, corn, sorghum for grain, rice, sweet potatoes and pecans on Oct. l was below that of Sept. 1, because of September's weather adverse for growing crops. Hni'vest conditions to accept the Japanese surrender.; According to Chief Deputy; to disarm the Japanese, and .-._.. recover Allied prisoners of war. 1 JCUIH ni, ----------i DJQ OCptCIIJ Jones, of Cities Service Company, of 3Q7 frnm where nC. i vnturns irom still sixske WUJl to disarm the Japanese, and to; shMrf Bill Cables Gonar serveS a, an adviser to the Amer- opf expansion following story. Parker had told delegation which negotiated; j emplovmcnt In one Jfi him to cut three small trees. He with Brit-i ID.ToddDies At Corpus Home -_ jean delegation wmun hich emolovmcnt In one ES new petroleum treaty with Brit- i cities chance' of rchiring all stooped down to pull it out of the chalrman of an industry way he struck the guard with the commiucc which wishes to bc heard Curbs Tufcen Off ax. Gonar then took Parkers. gun and escaped. The attack occurred by thc Scnate groups. Government y me ocimue Govcrnmer The report said the Independent wilh what jt Natural Gas Association wants .the or lease on corn- went ahead, too, ___ "de-control." or the wartime shackles oft pctitivc county chain gang wns repairing a opposed, it added, "by! Saturdny that Stassen is a def- inite, if unannouneed, candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in Unless he changes his plans, they smnid he will not seek any public office In thc meantime. Stassen apparently plans to take en active pnrt in Republican politics In his own state and na- tionally. In Minnesota, ho report- edly will support another cnndl- .TV-.-- ----------of boxes, up eight They involved employes, cent over last season; oranges 4. The labor department an- boxes, up nine per cent, nounced that labor conditions snap and mdl- Detrolt "may now be considered! cated yield slightly below last year; near normal." three weeks after! to produce good Gen. Pierce Arrives Port I present prospects for heavy sup- i plies early In December; onions- seed beds In Irrigated districts up to a good stand with present condi- than i nc'y andTa'thcr of'blstrict Attorney faJcHkrding Bt J, D. Todd Jr., were held Saturday; A' cordon of officers composed -..srtffs, city police, and ttJa' constables captured Gonar a few hours after the attack. He spotted from the air by a "r bTSereS hwl! i River Continues To Rise Slowly usuiil start; nurl winter Garden crop, but m aftcr the speediest crossing of its Lady Clifford To 35 trans-Atlantic voyages. to his death. The elder Todd begun his law I practice in Corpus Christ! in 1906. Sounty Court House Christ! closed at 10 out of Quisling Verdict The Barry carried 4.097 troops, i bulk of whom were attached to the 1.1 bulk of whom were atu Upheld By COUrt j 16th Armored Division. Norwegian su- preme court today upheld a lower court's sentence of death by a fir- Ing squad for Vldkun Quisling, It also carried some .high-point men due for discharge from the 4th and llth Armored Divisions and the 1st. 79th, 90th, D4th and VJUIvUIl --.K convicted of high Infantry Divisions. treason. I (The exchange Telegraph news! agency said In tin Oslo dispatch j it was expected thnt Quisling would I be executed next Saturday.) Aboard the transport which left Havre. Prance, a week ago was BrlK, Gen. Brownsville, Commander. John L. Pierce, of 18th Division Visit In Valley Honorable' Lady Clifford, wife of Sir Bede Clifford, governor of Trinidad, was expected to arrive In Brownsville last night .from New York City. She has Just returned from R two months visit in Eng- land. She will visit for several days in Weslaco with her brother nnd sister-in-law, Mr. nnd Mrs. Wll- loughby D. Gundry before. going on I to Trinidad. Chocolate Kingr Dies In Hospital Milton IKE 55 TODAY FRANKFURT, Germany Gen. o, ,f howcr will A flood issued by I Brownsville Weather Bureau RFC already has ordered the: urday reported tiic Rio pipelines emptied and advertised j still rising s owly at Hidalgo anc 1 ?hPat they will soon be dec.ared sur- below and p 'a flood stage of feet, the ad- visory stated, nnd will continue U rise reaching about, 22 feel your At Mercedes thc river was 1.7 the veteran Jurist. KERSK-EY, Pn. ''VT' your At Mercedes thc river wns 1.7 I iiCr vii a t ri war bonds and get advantnge of over flood stage at 22." feet anc Army Dwight D. Elsen- for "the orphan boys of That Saturday fromj At Brownsville the river was al bc 55 today. He hopes Hershey came to this central; D.Qll) of thc rlood stagc Bt 18 fcet. n ,111 con- lintupr will bp v; todav He hopes1 fiersncy came 10 LUIS CUUHBI- 'to attend a footban game between; Pennsylvania town In 1903 near the the two undefeated Army j tract where he was born Sept, 13 Senate finance committee. __ ,__._ ___i 'fntmslnrl a t.n rtMH-1 thc- 508th Parachute and Headquarters. U S. I founded a chocolate and j i cocoa empire, the town of Hershey' i and the Hershey Industrial School died in PTA MEET SET NOV. GfUMUHV, IVLIO. Ai'i. I-BVU K- Emily Russell. 43. hns given birth Hershey hospital, which he found- to her 19th child. Seventeen and gave to his model commun- still living. state head- quarters Saturday the call went out for the 37th annual convention of thc Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers in Snn Antonio Nov. 14 and Ik- thc flood stage at 18 feet. It will con- tinue to rise slowly until about Wednesday reaching near 19 feet. Precautions should be taken against about a one fool addition- al rise between and Brownsville nnd :cvecs should be guarded closely as slightly high- er stage is expected than occurred in the rise ol lasv year.   

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