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   Brownsville Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1947, Brownsville, Texas                               ction FINAL EDITION Serving The Rio Grande Valley For Over 50 66TH YEAR NO. 54 MEMBER BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1947 12 PAGES PRICE 6c NO WORD OF U. S. UNITS IN TYPHOON Devastating Pounds Iwo Jima; Isle Is Cut Off GUAM, Oct. 9 devastating tropical typhoon "flat down" oiv 4iny Iwo Jima leveled some.) buildings and left- .others more than twisted uteel and wood, a faint ra- dio message picked up by, the Coast Guard station here reported today, The message, heard this afternoon, was the -'first communication from the volcanic Inland 800 miles north of'Guam In more than hours. It contained no word of how nomo 300 army, itirfor'co and coaat guardsmen and their do- pendents fared Jn the laahlng rKKKIFIC W1N00 typhoon brought rd of ISO mllei an hour, with up to 160 miles, the rneaaago It reported large qounset hut and one building completely leveled and nakl damage to othora neve re. Water damage WRJ dtmcribod an grout, The Navy relayed earlier re- that -the great -Pacific storm was "sitting right down on top or the The fourth alr-nea aquadron, on Guam, .through the atorm to nearch for a landing being buffeted by off Iwo, ij At Tokyo, 8, Navy head- quarters the landing was a commercial vessel known. "Coaster It craft hhd ridden out 30-foot wa- ves and 14p-milo losing top sklo gear, (The landing ship reported it was bucking 80-mile winds at the typhoon's edge, It sought permission to enter the harbor tit Chichi Jima, north of IJ. S. Rocket Planes Attain 1400 Date For A Governor -CLEVELAND, Oct. 9 United StatoH Navy ram-jet en- gine tests have recorded speeds in excess of miles an hou.r, officials who could not be named acknowledged today in comment- ing on British1 estimates that one of their engines reached 900 miles an hour in a drop test. the British plane represents their highest achievementi to date they are behind; both the Navy and the National Advisory Com- mittee for .which now has under way an extensive drop test program witjhi ram jet engines, with .speeds expected to reach up to; miles an hoiuv In its only test -thus far, using the least powerful of the several sizes of ram-jet engines built or designed for .the purpose, the NACA hit speed of nearly one and onp-half times, the speed of sound, or just over miles and hour. More Tests Another test with a somewhat Ttoi'n powerful'modification oi' tho Chile Ousts Two Dancer Fearful Of Verdict Auditors Quit Bidding Under Del '.Bradford of Hock of the of today nominated by tlov.IJoaiiford ,Tester in Aiistin -Jie Alnhaina'N towering; when vlnllM Air Day In TOXHH 'at Oct. CSovornbr Jester Haiti: "I don't-think thVtfovflnior of Alabama will be appointed." HAHL1NG1DN, Oct. the Harllngen Independent School board learned last nigh! that they will have to dispense with competitive on tho an to do the work. They had asked for on the Job, and received none. Instead UieyV'irecelved a lettor from on Mothershead, of Mothersheacl tnd Simpson, accounting firm, ex- plaining that a state board of ac- countants set up under law had drawn a code of which (orbade any llconwod accountant from bidding on work. Reprimand and possible .revocation of stale license arc penalties, The board instructed W, W. Ballard, bUHineBB manager Tor the board, retain Mothersheacl the auditing work. Texas Solon Opposes More Dams On Upper Rio Grande WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 of water resources of West Texas Irrigation farmers is high on, the list of things to which name engine is scheduled at Its testing station north of the Virginia, capes, with an expected speed of miles an hour. More powerful engines of. the same overall diameter, are being for subsequent with expected speeds of to miles an hour. This particular engine is nkon to alUtudos of riiles under the belly of a B-29 and dropped into the Atlantic The Navy's tests, which have eon under way for at least two ears, arc more spectacular in .hat the ram-jet engine launch- d from shore by having it at- ached to huge rocket motors, R. ;o the speed necesaaTy: to provide he ram enables the ngines to fly by itself. This project has been known as tho "Bumble Tho en- gine was shot off tho New Jersey coast into the ocean. Both the Navy and the 'NACA get actual- in-flight recording's from their high-spoed missiles by means of telemetering, tlio. auto- matic radio reporting: to ground Yugoslav Envoys, Charges Red Plot SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. Yugoslav di- plomats, accused by the Chilean government of fom- enting, on orders fr o m home; a Communist camp- aign the United States and hemisphere sol- idarity; were expelled from Chile' last night. An official statement said, the two j Cunja, yug-oslav charge d'affaires and Dalibor Jakasa., secretary of the Yugoslav legation in Buenos Aires, a Visitor in, acting for the new Communist international headquarters in Belgrade and -had received in- strijjctioris ,''A. Intensify and coordinate 'a campaign against the United States of America in order to in- duce the greater Democratic ele- ments to join Soviet' strategy against the western democracies. "B. Attack the policy of tinental "defense. "C. Develop a plan of sabotage of production, either by means of slowing work or causing strikes and conflicts in industries pro- ducing raw materials." Cunja and Jakasa were taken just across the border, "j In Havana. Murder Trial Rep. Ken Regan of Midland (D) says he intends to devote his atten- tion in congress. Paying his first visit to the capital since 'his election to i VEfV NICE DON P13DRO. was apparently too busy to irfako his daily visit this morning but Seventh Son was on hand bright ami early, "Anything1 wrong 'with the ho was asked. "I don't know" the son replied. "All 1 do know that Papa asked mo to bring: you thej message t h a'tj wtis tied up with some im- portant business', ".t know ho .received a groat number of tele- ccecl 'Kwing Thomason of El Paao, who loft congress to become a federal judge, Regan- outlined to -a .reporter, jils interest in water utilization along tho Pecos River-and Rio Grande. ;He out that after more than a decade of planning for the Peeps1, the; Red Bluff dam hear the New Mexico line was built in the middle 1930s, Then a resident, of Pecos mid a member of the Legislature, ho had spent three months .in Washing-ton in getting federal funds for the structure. "Everything then wont along fine for he said. "Thti trouble now 'is'the proposal of New Mexico interests to build a now dam and to rehabilitate the dam at irort Siimnor, I am againat the any more darns on the Pecos until there has been a equitable division of water between Texas and' New Mexico." v Mrs. Rentfro To Aid Neighbor Unit Mrs. Alice Rentfro of Browns- ville Is among six new consult- ants appointed to the Texas Good and he I don't what tho calls wore 01 where ho was last night as Papa phone calls yesterday camo in late last night, does not toll very much. In fact Papa seems to save his talk- Ing for casa. other places than "He did toll mo to toll you that tho weather will bo nice. Goocl- Rtport Neighbor Commission, ttid Proas reported from Austin today. Announcement of her appoint- ment was simultaneous with an jinnounoement that R, E. Smith of chairman of the Com- mission through recent months of stormy criticism, today was again -chairman, of. the roprgftnv group. Ho was unanimous- ly re-elected at .the first meeting of Commission members'appointed last-month byt Gov. Beauford H. Jester. Jester had reappoirited only three for mo r members to the new nine member commission when term of all old commissioners, expire in September, Smith said no action bee taken on appointing an oxccutiv secretary to replace Paul Ino R. Kibbc, who resigned in August with a critical attack or administration and commission policy, according to Associated Press. He said further appiica tlons for the post are being1 en couraged. Other consultants _, appointee besides Mrs. Rentf ro included; Chris Fox, chamber of commerce manager; El Paso; Dr. Charles B. Hackott, University of Texas di- rector of the Institute of Latin- American vfctudios; Or, Paul Qull- Methodist minister, Hous- Arthur C. Gonzalez, Dei llo; and County Judge Manuel J.Raymond, Laredo, stations of the recording instru- ments in, the missile. These rec- ords also are checked by' radar measurements. A rain-jet engine has no mov- ing parts, except itself. The" com- pression of air, needed to .burn fuel is attained by tho engine's own forward speed. .Because of that, it cannot operate below 400 miles an hour." For economic operation "a considerably, -'higher speed is desirable, Tho faster tho movement, tho more efficient tho engine, Engineers are not willing to predict any early achievement of supersonic speed in piloted air- craft, the simple fact being that nothing prqperly described as an aircraft has yet exceeded the speed of sound in flight; The tests in this country as well as It was announced officially just boforq midnight that President Gabriel Gonzalez Videla had noti- fied President Juan D. Peron of Argentina. of his action to "count- erbalance the energetically' revo- utionary plan" of tho; Communist pa'Hy in and v !ormed Gonzalez Videla that he would take the necessary steps to 'defend Argentine sovereignty." Officials said Foreign Minister Verga'ra- Donoso told the Yugo- slavs they had "seriously infring- ed thet hospitality of our country and acted a.gainst its independ- ence with subversive aims." Five Deny They Signed Petitions In City Campaign Affidavits of five city voters, names ap- pear on city election nomin- ating1 petitions for Dr. Longoria and Doro A. teiro, denying they _ such petitions or authorized use of their names on them, will be turned over to. County Attorney F. T. Gra-" ham for proper action, City Secretary Jesse Sloss said this morning. Two of the affidavits weri sworn to yesterday, three today. Those who signed the vits are: Raul Cantu, Manuel U Cantu, Ida Cantu, Concepciorr Cantu and Evaristo Garza. Address Given The address of Raul Cantu given as' 4th and Jefferson, Ma- nuel L. Cantu as Tyler, betweenj 14th and 15th Streets; Ida Can-: tu as 4th and Jefferson, Con- cepcion Cantu as llth- and and Evaristo Garza as 1410 Van" Buren Street. ,ri The petitions in question wom> inate Dr. Lonjgoria and Mr. Bea- teiro as independent candidates in the city election Nov. 4 against" Commissioners Alfonso A. pion and Arthur C. Hipp, pectively. Champion and Hipp are seeking re-election as mem- bers of the Administration et. Petitions nominating Longoria' and Besteiro were filed late Sat- urday. Oct. 4, a few hours fore the deadline for filling. According to Sloss. the peti- tions bearing the names of Raul, Manuel Ida and Coneepcioir Cantu were circulated and sworn to a.s ,to: signers by Juan G. Hernandez, former employe of the city garbage disposal dep- artment. Tho potion bearing the of Garza was circulated ami sworn to by Sam Roussett, Slosa" said. V Check Made N "The affidavits in wbjch individuals in question deny ing the nomination petitions per- sonally or authorizing any oer- HAVANA, Cuba, Oct, fl her story and reenacted for the sou to place their nanwa on Uiein -Patricia (Satira) Schmidt pac-1 three-judge Cuban court yester- will be turned over to the county attorney for such Jegkl action as is deemed Sloss said. day the events which took place today as she counted" the long1 j abroard Mee's yacht in Havana hours until her trial for the yacht ,i harbor last April 8, the day the murder of her 33, of next Tuesday. M XV sine collapseri 'fnv tears in VI am afraid tha.t I be witness clvair after the dram- her lover, John Lester got II Chicago, is o -i TV t- f. A As she "Wo feel that steps aKould. a. >fatal bul- taken to discourage and prevent such abuses a.8 these said. "It isj; so difficult to think and In1 English and try to make judges who speak only Spanish under- Despite the difficulty of ..lan- guages, the 22-year-old night club dancer from Toledo, O., told atic the vdry voice of Judge Cristobal More, presi- dent of the superior criminal court, announced a f ive-dB.y post- ponement because of the long weekend celebration of Cuba's independence tenth of October. Government had attributed authorities, earlier i a strike of the ones properly in England described are as more "being experiments, since they do not involve the uwe of aero dynamics .to obtain lift, The United Status holds tho Chilean coal miners, now enter ing its fifth day, to a "Commun- ist revolutionary plot" instigated by a Russian satellite. The minors say they want more money. One g-rou; of the miners, rejected last night a government joffer of 30 to 40 per cent increases, LAKE SUCCESS, Oct. 9 United States, apparently certain of victory in its fight for a United "watchdog1" commission in the Balkans, made plain today its intention to press for U, N. condemnation of three Soviet satellites accused of re- sponsibility for Greece's border troubles. An American spokesman declar- ed that U. Sr delegation would deviate from its position only if the three accused nations Yugo- slavia, Albania and.. officially ,agreed to -cooperate with' the border commission, which was approved by the U. N.'fl 57-nation political com- mission late yesterday by a. to 6 vote. Government Starts Check On Loyalty Of Employes By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON, an explanation of the check being- made on the loyalty of about government employes. Tlvey're .the ones working1 for the government's executive branch, like the Labor, Treasury, and Commerce Departments. (There's no checking being done on people working for Congress indicate have ta.ken added. "Election procedure is serious matter and the people as well tho have the protection of servance of the law." Further check of the sign- atures on the petitions nominal- ing Longoria and Besteiro ing made in view of the protest of the five voters who signed affidavits in question, the city secretary eaid. world's speed record- tor piloted aircraft 650 miles an hour, The spokesman added that the No Conferences were held recently at-.El Paso between Texas New Mexico officials. in an effort to reach an agreement on the matter, ho no final deci- sion has been reached. "You 'can be sure I'll fight against any upstream program that .will deprive the people of West Texas of water rigths which they have- enjoyed for years and to which they are he added, A somewhat similar situation exists in regard to the Rio (See, RIO GRANDE, Page Two) which under, the circumstances represented 86 per cent of the speed of sound. Combat typo airplanes now are being designed and built for speeds exceeding- 90 per cent of tho '.speed oi! sound, That puts thorn into tho traiiH- conic range, the unexplored area. where the problems of both sub- sonic and super-sonic flight are encountered. The speed of sound normally Is considered 760 miles an hour, but this varies 100 miles an hour in both directions with change in temperature. three nations had made it evident they had no intention of comply- assertion to which Bul- garian delegate Boris Athanassov g'avc weight by telling1 interview- "Thoy (tho U. S.) have tho majority and can keep voting' resolutions, They can decide this wall is black if they want to. This is a maneuver. It is railroading a proposal. It is a, horse trade and we rofu.su to take part in it." Howling Typhoon Strikes At Guam or the federal courts.) The purpose of all this; To fire persons considered disloyal, which means tied up with Communists or Fascists.', President Truman asked for the check. Congress' voted 000 for it last July. The checking officially started Oct. 1. (Other, very special checks are being made by the State Depart- ment by the Army, Navy and Atomic Energy Commission.) Who Decides Who decides, in this search for disloyalty in the executive branch, who is disloyal and what is dis- loyalty? Government boards. Mr. Truman said tho No. 1 .standard for testing loyalty shall Wife Of President Of Brazil Dies At 63 RIO DB JANEIRO, Oct. 9 i 160-mile winds battered tiny Iwo Senora Carmela Dutra, wife Jima today, causing severe dam- G'UAM, Oct. 9 A vicious typhoon accompanied by U. S. Cotton Crop Insurance To Be Kept In Cameron Cameron county Is one of counties in the nation that will have federal cotton insurance in effect in 30-18, the Associated Press reported from Washington. Cotton insurance contracts for ,1947 are in effect in 699 counties in tho nat.ion. Heavy losses to the governmentt In cotton insurance in 1945 and 3040 prompted curtail- ment of the program. The .Associated Press quoted Gus F. Geissler, nmnager of the ircdera.l Crop Insurance Corpora- tion as saying- that "the maximum of counties established by con- gress for cotton crop insurance 1948 did not affect in any way the cotton crop insurance contracts in effect on crops." "The corporation will pay Hearings Held On Rates For Carrots HARL1NGEN, Oct. j before Interstate Commerce Com-- missioner Ottis L. Monundro at a carrot freight rate hearing at the Madison hotel continued to- day. Representatives of the rail- roads presented exhibits testimony yesterday, and Indus- growers and present teati- be that: "On all evidence, reasonable of the president of Brazil, died shortly before midnight' last night c? complications following. an' op- eration .'for appendicitis. Senora Dutni; who was; 63 had heiilth for more than been in a year.' ag'e to American installations and an unknown.number of casualties. The typhoon for a time blotted out communications with the small army caretaker garrison on the famous island battleground of World War II. where incurred on insured cotton crop and the producers, of course, will pay the premiums due for their 1947 protection virt- ually all unavoidable causes of Geissler said. Besides Cameron, 14 other Tex- as counties, none in the Va.llevy, will be included in the 1948 in- surance program. Judge Klein Invokes New Parole Law In Cases Here Judge. Arthur A, Klein of tho 107th District court Invoked tho now Texas law, which covers probationary sentences, which was passed by the last State Legislature, this morning in sentencing, two defendants, ,who had entered pleas of guilty to burglary at-night and failure to stop and render aid, respec- tively, Under tho new law, known-as tho "adult probation and 'parole GoorgV Anaaldua Vallejo, Jr., of Harfingen, was sentenced to five years in the state peni- tentiary but. was placed on pro- bation .-.for this period, on his pica of g'Ullty to 'burglary at; night. He was paroled to E .C. Bennett of a mem- ber of the Cameron County .Parole -.Board. Arturo Bargiuarena, who pleaded guilty to the charge-of failure to stop and render aid, was placed on probation .for three years and paroled to George Waters, court balUT; who was appointed probation officer of the 107th District court by Judg-e Klein. These defendants arc cd to their respective parole officer before tho 10th of aach month, arc required to good company and not to loiter around pool halls, erns on the streets during this period of probation. If found violating1 the court's order they will be subject to immediate arrest and removal to the State penitentiary to .servo tho son- .tcneos. Foui' other defendants appear- ed before Judge Klein for sen- tencing, having entered guilty plen.s to charges previously. They were and their sentences: Julio Alejandro, an alien, five years suspended for theft and ordered turned over to the U.. S. Immigration for deportation; JRrancisco Treano Mendoza, also, an v alien, two years in the State penitentiary for i jay light burglary; Jose Bernardino Nava, two years in tho State penitentiary for ns- -sault with intent to murder, Marta Gonzalez, two years in the State prison for theft. grounds exist for belief- that the pel-son involved is disloyal to the government of the .United Attorney General Tom Clark hat drawn up a list of about 70 or- ganiantJons- -which he considers communistic fascistlc, or sub- versive. The government agencies check- ing- on loyalty will use Clark's list as R guide, The question arises: Why should a man bo fired from government service for being a Communist when the government .permits the Communist party to exisl: here? This is the government answer you'll g-ct: 1. The Communist party can exist because the Constitution guarantees the right of free speech to every citizen. 2." But working for the govern- ment is a privilege, not a right. Therefore, the government can fire a Communist or 'Communist sympathizer. Workers Fingerprinted Here's how the check goes: All workers are finger- printed, even though many of them have been fingerprinted before. And they must: fill tout an "identity" form': Name, date and place of birth, places where they've lived and workeo in the past 10 and what organizations they've be- longed to, other than religious or political. try, consisting of shippers will also monyv The hearing covers the subject of estimated weights and rates on carrots with tops. The waur initiated by the ICG to determine whether present freight rates, regulations and estimated on carrot shipments from south- western states are reasonable. States involved are Texas. Cali- fornia, Arizona and New Mexico. C. L. Butler, assistant freight traffic manager of the Mismirt Pacific railroad, St. Louis, pre- sented most of the carrier exhibr its and testimony. Manager Austin Anson and Traffic Manager Willis Deines of the Texas Citrus and Vegetable Growers and Shippers Association havo been preparing and testimony to present in behalf of the industry.. Partly Cloudy, Warm Weather Is Forecast Partly cloudy and warm ther is forecast for the Lower' Rio Grande Valley today, by. the U. S. Weather Bureau at ville. Clqfr. skies arc expected tonight and tomorrow night. will be little change in, temper- ature. Gentle southeasterly winds will Maximum temperatures this afternoon will be 90 to 94; mtn- imums tonight will be 66 to 70 degrees. The FBI gets these two forms and checks them against its fing- erprint file and its list of "sub- versive" people. For example: names of members of the Com- munist party or In sympathy with Communists. Kansans On Way To Eighth Pass Three airplanes carrying Kansas City anglers passed through here today on their way to the Eighth Pass for some fish- SOI.OXS STUDY SPAIN MADRID, Oct. 9 The Smith-Mundt joint congressional committee left for Lisbon by plane today after a two day visit jh Spain, during which Rep. Karl K. Mundt (R-S.D.) and two other committee members conferred for an hour and a half wtlh Gen- eralissimo Francisco Franco in   

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