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   Laredo Times (Newspaper) - September 22, 1932, Laredo, Texas                                FTtHE-appeal made to Rotary mem-! A   bars by Wm. C. King of San 1 Antonio that the roadsides of South' Texas and homes be beautified with plants has brought an appeal from Afra.fA^H. "Gamp that'.the' trees, already; growing in Laredo be pre-. 'served. , She sets.forth that the Hulsaches -on Santa Maria avenue are annually "Imutllated."1 ''Every year �about this time the same tragedy occur*," she says,- and exclaims- ''what  company Installed secret pipelines iwlththe intention;of running (Oil in .defiance of proration laws. S. M. Stauffer, president .of the -  Stauffer. Petroleum � company, was the unwilling witness. He characterized proration violations by-oil firms as a gigantic racket. Pres., Stauffer made his. startling admis-' �ion but insisted that the secret plpeMino had not been utilized:;at the time of the discovery by a Murray, �.military detachment of troops. Texas , lawmakers  Ufe-]png -Abraham, Lincoln-^repub-^ llcan.. Notwithstanding ,hls'^classification,.1 he^ declined to v,vote "'tpp Hoover-in;-1928' i*nd 'cast(his/ballot for'Alfre"d ,'E, Smith.''as. the man �logeBt-"to"+he pnopln a"d' policies, Which ^safeguarded the rights off the people ' In 1930 bin Norns offered tm n canllda'o fo ic i lection subject to the actlun of 11. republican prlmai \ uf Ntbri�ki Hc>^k# renominated bv a I�igc najcwl^f' In the ft1! of that *car le wjj^e-| ejopted by a larger majority. -Now;" the magizlne knovn as Liberty'l carries a pou^rful articlo from;Me. pep of Norrls He i going to make cpiCLhes and ca^t his ballot^for) fContn ued on Pa^e 2) nMgr NEW Bar Siher Firm' $1p YORK firm 74C hi|licr at PI* 22-VPH-BlfCf Garcia Case Is Not Before Consulate At the Mexican consulatepjn Laredo It was said no instructions to visit Cotulla and determine If. 'Joe Garcia, indicted there for the killing of' L. - B. Alford, ranenman, was. a; Mexican citizen had been request ,ed. A report from San Antonio stated such instructions had been given by the Mexican consul general, and that phases of Garcia being tfi. turned to the. United1 States would also be investigated^ Garcia, who' was, indicted by � the LaSalle county grand jury Monday fori murder, in connection with the death of Alford, is alleged'.to have claimed . he was a Spaniard. Mexican authorities are" now - said to havo- ; started an; investigation Into the' circumstances."surrounding:jthe alleged re'^tirn offparcla from Mexico in custody of Texas peace of-!^ce^^w^^lW^'iw :^^1^,w**^*?^^?!^'^^ *^r;''- It was 'indicted, said, the report, that the Mexican- authorities are considering a protest to the state department at Washington  - An   unidentified - young   woman plunged to her death from the win dow4edge of, the.! 12thifloor: of.the Gulf 'Building here late yesterday. The body struck the sidewal's edge on the Main Street side five or six feet from the  building's main entrance. >,   . "Pplice are at workjon -both bur-glaiies, It was. announced TJhursday, and are � hopeful- of! getting clues. ATTORNEY DIES IN MYSTERY BLAST FORT WORTH, Sept. 22 -H7P)-Authorities' today were investigating 'the death of W. W. Alcorn, attorney, . to i �- The' fight .wns'JprecIpltated'by.re-i marks of onp.of-tbe -speakers and before' the melee was quieted by friends and ' off leers'/several  were engaged,, one or,'two ejnergijig with blackened eyes, j .No ('charges were ffi^dj,; ' ,f 'V{v4ws?%-'T(        , ; ; Regret over �' '^e",Vffaif^was*ei-pMssed^by , t^elwriy^lea^eri/lwhy said,triey had hoped'to keep the meetings free from'personalities*.!' liSI Special Work' For Laredo Teachers ! Laredo teachers Who can not leave home to do: college' work. will .have an opportunity" 'Friday afternoon and Saturday s morning to avail themselvesV, of':'extension., work,: to be done' at home. Tnls was tne announcement.,.' made Thursday mornin'g3J)y"wCityi� School.c-Supt.- W; P. Galligan.  He stated that, Prof.r Hugh, Porter,? director of � extenslon\:work. at' tHe College ^of ' reola Acosta, agent of the National FIGHTERS GAJ OF NATION Two Laredo boxers have received national recognition in a recent nation-wide- listing and classification of fighters by the National Boxing Association In the listing, Battling Shaw is ranked eighth in the junior lightweight group and Baby Arismendi is placed eighth among  the ranking  battamweights. Both boxers started fighting in Laredo as professionals and have fast climbed Into prominence as leading contenders for the title in their respective weights. An eighth place ranking Is extremely high when it is considered that every boxer in the nation is considered in listing the fighters. Battling Shaw has signed to meet Johnny Jadlck for the championship either September 28 or October 3rd. The fight will probably take place In New Orleans, and fans are crediting Shaw with an even chance of taking the title. Cotton Price Goes Down After Hike NEW YORK, Sept. 22-(jT^- Advance of approximately a dollar a bale, was � followed by. reactions In cotton today. December was off from seven seventy-five to seven thirty-nine. The � midafternoon market was easy at net declines of nine to sixteen.        v v Strain Recovering From Broken Leg E. R. Strain,. assistant manager of Kress, who sustained a fracture of the. right? leg' when the horse he was riding fell, on him last/Sunday, is- reported doing nicely at the Dr. I, N. 'Frost hospital, - Driver Sought A shit' and run driver in a car-'bearing", an  out-of-town _ license number 'stnick the' car oflGeneral Alberto. Hernandez of, the Mexican army,., on Iturbide street between Floros and Convent, avenues Wed-newjayi afternoon, about ?;30,S^'c}oiP^f. ^NofdBmage,,^.was, done to either, car,-Ut,A was Sjrtat*.^ "but, tlp^pgi The license numbt. vjb obtained night of I and an orm^t is expected to'bo �.Tnounced. tolJsf,       , Lines in Nuevo  Laredo On the day following the giving way of the two spans of the bridge an order for bridge material was placed through the Texas-Mexican railway on Sept. 4. On Sept. 5 the preliminary work of clearing away debris on the Mexican side began and on Sept. 6 the work of rebuilding the damaged sections of the bridge from material on hand began. The first shipments of material, ordered from the American side arrived on Sept. 8. Though deterred In the work to a slight extent by the second rise no time was lost In rushing the bridge to completion. The work is believed to have set a record for speed in view of the Becond rise and ob-stables. The reconstruction of the two-spans of the bridge destroyed was done under the supervision of Avian del Paso, chief engineer of the National Lines of Mexico, and A. Galvan, superintendent of the northern division of the National Lines of Mexico. They were loaned the Missouri Pacific Lines pile-driver to put down the piling on the north side of the bridge, while all materia] was ordered and delivered to the construction forces by the Texas-Mexican Railway Co. The first trains to and from Mexico are scheduled to cross the international railroad bridge Friday afternoon, the first since the morning of Sept. 3. While many cardoads of freight brought to Nuevo Laredo, as well as that destined to the Mexican side from Laredo, have been transported by trucks over the International footbridge, some carloads of freight have been detoured from Monterrey via Eagle Pass, while some shipments., from this country into the interior of Mexico have taken a similar route. Beginning Friday freight traffic Is expected to be resumer over the railroad bridge here in. the usual manner. Sister Of Laredoan Dies In New York Mrs. H. J. Seaman received messages Wednesday stating her sister Mrs. George Ross of Chautauqua, N. Y., had, died suddenly at lier home Tuesday,night. '.�;.Mw..:'RosB�.wiU'.l)8v.�meri^eed'v'l>y many in Laredo for; she visited here several winters, ago the guests of Mr. and Mrs..Seaman. ^u--i Bolt Of'Lightning Kills Texas Woman .'BIG SP^GSiSeV. 224ffO-LIgM*-' nlngkilled *Mr#,yj C. Ulm�r and rendered "her husband unconsc1 )ui ihilc they nirc picking cotton neatf the!riho)3fiB'.'j2Q mile* north, of h_ere yeitcrday, PRODUC HIKES OKLAHOMA CITY. S^pt. 22-W) -With two farm W,ri<*rn piPdictln'K failure, an Oklahoma, farmers holiday was declared In effect, today by Its organizers on livestock, grain an4 cotton. The decline in local livestock, receipts was about fifty per cent for hogs and about, one third for cattle. President Harry B. Cordell of the state board of agriculture nii'-d "under present condition it Is Impossible to keep cotton off the market." No picketing of highways was re : Charles' A. Merritt,   handsome M*.-4* year-old filer, yesterday upon. cpn^. vlction of, participation. In a daring"^ $75,000 holdup of a bpnkmesaenge*,J on a busy downtown street her^1' three years ago. Laredoan Returnsi Warren Smith, manager 'of^S gomery Ward and company tia store, returned this mornlngj Fort Worth where he, attended, a meeting of state managers of f   1 company.        �   - *   1    _    ^fe?>..WM Money w'     CSepkmbM' 22, 1932 >'' 'S!Jver.;pes"s vera buj'ng '�29itf"and''selling or'30 20.  *smtmtoi'i59.      '"JA , LlrwjyS:!?, Francs' 3 D5jelling. Pesetas- 8 80 celling, . HoriJCoMf WAV" 34 3921   

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