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Valley Star-Monitor-Herald (Newspaper) - January 2, 1938, Brownsville, Texas The Weather Cooler Today For the Rio Grande Pair Saturday night and Sunday cooler early Sunday with gentle to moderate northerly to terly winds on the coast VALLEY SUNDAY Final Edition 10 Cents All the news of the World and the Valley Best ures and World's Best Comics Vol 21 A INSTITUTION HARLINGEN McALlEN BROWNSVILLE TEXAS SUNDAY JANUARY 2 1938 FULL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS THIRTY-EIGHT PAGES SHARP GAIN SHOWN IN CITRUS INCOME THE LIGHT LIGHT AHD THE WILL FIND THEIR OWN WAY THE found His mission greatly ped by those in Authority who would spell that word with a capital A were not authorities in the sense in their Don't Worry About Babson Rose Day Is Planned to have their opinions spected They were in the saddle and riding with spurs I to use a western expression They had built themselves f into positions of domination and were able through RECESSION NOT TO BE SERIOUS Revival Of Business Is Forecast ABSON PARK Mass We mre not entering a major 1938 will see a resumption of the upward trend which In 1933 The first quarter may be worse than the early cial and ecclesiastical months of 1931 but later in the Ciai ana ii for a substantial re- tige to compel the Do not cur cence of others in their inions Those opinions might be right or wrong With a frown they could drive the recalcitrant out of the II owl COTTON BOWL Rice 28 Colorado 14 ROSE BOWL California 13 Alabama 0 SUGAR BOWL Santa Clara 6 Louisiana State 0 SUN BOWL West Virginia 7 Texas Tech 6 ORANGE BOWL Auburn 6 Michigan State 0 EAST-WEST East 0 West 0 rent sharp recession with a jor Payrolls prices stocks real estate and jobs should all be on their way to new highs by the end cf 1938 This December presents a ed circle of the elect Their i contrast with a year ago word as to what was the law it the law True Rome ruled in sense The nulled before liver were taken But R n system had hold upon the Jewish people that Rome found it un- wise to defy it The members of the were s t r o n o r Herod They controlled public Herod Th ancient Jewish group slill ruled Lile the Jewish religion a pure n must be TEXAS STARS DIM LUSTRE OF WHIZZER 14 LOSE LIVES IN TEXAS ON NEW YEAR DAY 6 Hurt In Collision Then the old year was riding into the history books on a great wave of optimism and hope Good times Smothered By lay over the horizon of 1937 The dark years were drowned out in a hurricane of wage boosts dividend extras and tic Christmas trade My forecast at that time 1937 will be the first year of real prosperity since 1929 The entire year's gain should average seven to eight per cent above 1935 193 Year of Prosperity Prosperity dia come Business did average 7 per cent above 1936 This past August the stood at 8 per cent above Normal than it had been for seven But after Labor Day the Mas ic out It had become formalism The spiritual j years which had been brewing all year suddenly struck High taxes political muddling labor agitation and thin stock markets created a tornado of distrust and fear The quality has a way of re- j hns bcen one of the sharpest when formulism and dogma declines on record The became autocrats That was not true of the Jewish faith at the time of Christ's coming It is truu in the Christian churches of today is now 19 per cent below Normal The current gloom will continue to hurt business during the early months of 1938 But while activity will average at least 15 per cent be- low the first quarter of 1937 it should not fall much below current levels During this discouraging TENDENCY is to substitute the law for the dogma for spiritual experience This ul- empties church and gogue alike But the system long j the base for a resumption of perpetuates its power People the upward trend will be laid The tate to defy religious Authority It spring rally in 1938 will be much is easier to accept the formalism and ignore the lack of spirituality So the Jewish faith was dying but still hud political power So ot DALLAS Two irrepressible Rice Institute sophomores Ernie Lain and Olie Cordill unfolded all their cunning to crush Whizzer White and his hitherto unbeaten Colorado mates before Cotton Bowl fans Saturday Stunned at the outset by White's ramblings that brought two quick touchdowns and a comfortable rado lead the Southwest ence kings stormed back behind HARLINGEN The first day of 1938 saw six persons injured in one collision and none injured in two others as the total for 1937 remained at 88 dead on highways Ray Meyer McAllen Bonnie Belle Bryant Mr and Mrs Carlton Traxler and Mr and Mrs Elvin Traxler received cal attention for minor hurts in collision at 2 a m when their auto crashed with a truck operated by Antonio Cano one and one-half miles west of La Feria on Highway No 4 None was injured in an at p m in Brownsville nor in a Friday night collision on the Road near gcn By the Fourteen persons lost their lives by violence in Texas as the New Year arrived The toll from highway accidents was ten Four died from gun wounds An accidental shot from a rifle while hunting was fatal to Curtis Clyde Hutchison 31 of Prairie Hill near Waco who died Saturday J E Beatty 19 of Bronte died pitching arm and Angelo twinkle toes to bury the Buffaloes I wound also received while hunting In the last three periods rado was no match for the burly Owl crew that punched the Buffalo defense for 422 yards four downs and another threat that died on the one-foot stripe Too much Rice line was the an- after pass swer The rangy Texans White's first running and splurge that netted settled down to an touchdown afternoon of stronger than seasonal Good 1938 Trend By next Fourth of July business our modern churches arc dying but j should have recovered fror a third in part control our social and political behavior Jesus thought the Jewish faith needed revitalizing and he under- took the lask Instead of achieving it He merely brought about His to a half of its late 1937 loss The revival will pick up momentum during the second half How far it will go it is of course impossible to say now Nevertheless as a long shot it would not surprise me if own crucifixion His vital new j the 1937 peaks were equalled be- faith was forced to find expression in a new group which Gradually won recognition for itself Such also is the explanation of how Protestantism came into being It accounts for our multiplicity of protestant faith As spirituality dies in one group a few able spirits mightily moved by their spiritual warmth seek a new group which will give them a more congenial spiritual in which to live Thoso attached to church groups where Authority has cooled ual ardor but strengthened the psy fore next Because of the poor first ter of the new yr r the average of general business for 1938 ever will be slightly 10 per cent average for 1937 The Important point next year is the trend A poor start but not much lower than current an ing quarter and then a sharp upward surge during the final four or five months is my idea of the 1938 business pattern In making these estimates I am counting on cooperation from stubbornness yielding only 87 yards in all Almost a one-man team White the scholarly sensation did everything they said he would He seized a opening down in three minutes Downfield he broke over the Rice tackles with thrusts from the short punt formation finally passing to ng Dwane Adams 27 a dairy break soon after the a See Rice Defeats Page 10 Col 2 DEATH CLAIMS BEN T KELLY Services At P h a r r Planned Sunday PHARR Thompson Kelly automobile went out of control ager was found shot to death at his home near Groesbeck The coroner a verdict At Clarksville officers said an autopsy showed Oscar Ward 52 whose body was recovered from the Clarksville Country Club lake day had been shot in the head Two were killed in automobile accidents at El Paso Mrs Canuta Garcia 70 and James H Williams 50 dying after being struck by auto- mobiles Another Jesus Mendoza 5 was struck and killed by a truck at San Antonio H A Wilkerson of Dallas died Saturday of injuries received in an automobile collision just before midnight Friday when five others were injured Epitacio Davilla 60 of San Antonio also was fatally in- jured in an automobile accident Lee Manor 65 died near Austin when his automobile overturned into a creek full of water Ruth Un- 13 of Kingsville was killed when she was hit by a truck Miss Caroline Bartlett 75 of ton died when she was struck by an automobile Jose Garcia a farmer was killed in an automobile collision at and H T Bridges 62 of Wichita Falls died at Alice Friday from injuries received when his HIGHE PRICES appropriately blossoming at excite the fervent admiration of Mrs Mary Cook Dallas who discovered the heavenly blooms for the first time in the garden at the home of Mr and Mrs H L Hunter 222 W an Unfolding at night the clusters of snowy flowers which resemble lilies are at their best before the sun is well up or when it is obscured by clouds Unlike lilies they do not hold their cup-shaped centers toward the sky but droop downward like bells Staff TERUEL FALLS INSURGENTS Madrid Denies City Is Retaken grip of those in power ington A year ago my optimism for naturally resent any implication 1937 was tempered by the labor that loss of spiritual power counts for empty pews They fool themselves exactly as the Jewish fooled themselves The latter thought they could stamp out what they conceived to be rection against their spiritual They thought they could do it by the crass physical method of merely crucifying a man But they could not The spiritual truth He taught far transcended His sical body The body might be killed the truth could not His re- surrection exemplified the dancy of spirit over matter As a man Ke as an imperishable force He lived again It was the formalism already dead ii spirit which perished He f if lived on I JESUS UNDERSTOOD all this Two of His disciples came Him to talk over their prospects for cess in life They were ambitious They that they be permitted to sit the one on the righi and the other on the left They wanted political appointment 10 seats of spiritual power That was the way positions of power were obtained 1937 was tempered by the labor issue 1 If this issue labor is not handled properly business could receive a very rude setback Now I am tempering my 1938 op- by saying that cooperate with business or Babson Sees Page 2 Col 2 i nil about them were babes they They did not un- Patiently the Master explained to TO that he who would be first be last that he would must be the servant Turning On Page 6 Col 7 Brownsville Has Dallas Visitors BROWNSVILLE Visitors in Brownsville several days last week included Mr and Mrs H E of Dallas Geable is superintendent of the Highland Park Schools and while in Brownsville visited with Superintendent of Schools in Brownsville E C Dodd 42 attorney and resident of this section died Saturday morning at the McAllen hospital after a short illness Funeral services will be ed from Trinity Episcopal Church here Sunday at a m with Rev Robert A Martin officiating ed by Rev L K Brown of the Methodist Church and the Rev J B Smith of the Presbyterian Church here The body will be forwarded to Waco by the ary for further services at the Kelly home Monday at 3 p m and burial at Oakwood Cemetery tin Dr Walter Anthony of the tin Avenue Methodist Church will officiate at the Waco services Surviving are the wife Mrs Gertrude Kelly daughter Cherrie Louise Kelly mother Mrs J C brother J Connally Kelly all of and sister Mrs J P Holt of Nashville Tennessee Kelly was s son of the late John C Kelly early developer in the Pharr section He was a graduate of Waco High School and the Uni- versity of Texas a World War eran and a member of the Pharr American Legion Post Thompson Announces In Governor's Race AUSTIN The New Year started with a bang politically when Col Ernest O son member and former chairman of the railroad commission an- his candidacy for the as governorship The announcement long expected was made in Corpus Christi Thompson a commission member since 1932 said he would not resign his post in making the race He said he would issue his platform and name his manager about March 1 at which time he would start his campaign South Pole Flight Planned By Red Pilot Who Headed North Pole Trip MOSCOW who piloted the first plane of the Soviet expedition to the North Pole last may Saturday proposed a similar expedition to the South Pole The flier wrote in Provda Com- munist party organ of an Antarctic expedition as a dream but con- In our country no dream is un- realizable Mikhail Gromoff leader of the second flight to the United States across the north pole last July writing in the newspaper chine also mentioned the possibility of a Russian flight over the South Pole Gromoff and his companions a distance record of 6.262 miles when they at San Jacinto Calif July Oil Wage Increase Delayed In Mexico MEXICO CITY A down in the bitter wage dispute be- tween the Mexican government and the oil industry was postponed Saturday when the bor board suspended its order in- creasing the wages of oil workers The suspension was ordered ing a ruling by the supreme court on an appeal taken by the 16 ican and British companies con- cerned from an arbitration award of Dec 18 By The Associated Press ier Insurgent Spai celebrated recapture of j cruel which Insurgent leaders hailed as one of the most decisive defeats on the government in the civil war j Government forces which had 1 held the strategically vital I cial capital in lower Aragon were re- i ported retreating to the south in great confusion The victorious In- were said to be in complete control of Teruel The struggles for Teruel was as the greatest battle of the war with men engaged An Insurgent communique said the roads are black with fugitives and remains of the destroyed red army Two foreign correspondents lowing the Insurgent advance were killed and two others wounded when a government shell hit their automobile west of Teruel The dead were Bradish Johnson Jr ent for the magazines Spur and shanks of Keuters the British news agency Edward J Neil of the Associated Press was wounded in the left thigh and taken to n hospital in Zaragoza the Insurgent base 100 miles west of Teruel Harry Philby of the Times of London suffered a head injury The small Insurgent garrison which has held out inside during the ten days of government January 10 Designated Rose Day By Valley Women In New Campaign January 1 has been selected by the Rio Grande Valley Club Council as Rose Day in memory of Julia Cameron Montgomery who began the beautification projects ir Valley Mrs Walter K 11 chairman over the Valley Garden Club workers will furnish merchants with quantities of roses which will in turn be distributed to customers in accordance with the amount of purchases Proceeds of the Rose Day sales will go to the treasury of the Council to carry on work began by Mrs Montgomery Roses will be donated from vate gardens and from florists over the Valley for their lar communities One rose will be given for purchases amounting to one dollar or more The flowers will be limited to three to a buyer Mrs Campbell said Mrs Campbell is assisted in planing the Rose Day program by Mrs George McCullough and den Clubs in every city of the Valley FD WILL URGE TAX DECLINES Receipt Nearly Twice 1936 Period's WESLACO Valley rus growers began the New Year Saturday win a head start on last season's income records and a fair chance to complete this season's deal with many dollars to the good A year ago the f e d eral government had bought 300 carloads of Valley grapefruit lor relief distribution in an effort to bolster sagging prices This New Day Icy growers jingling almost twice the amount of money in their jeans for about a fourth more grapefruit and with prospects of getting good prices for the remainder of the crop The Growers Industry tee administering the citrus fruit marketing agreements estimates that Valley growers have received approximately to date for their grapefruit alone compared to not more than at the same date last Detailed The committee figures are based on carloads of fruit averaging 400 boxes of 77 pounds each to the car at an average price of a ton to the grower To date last season there had been moved approximately 4.529 cars 372 boxes of 77 pounds at an average price of not than a ton to the grower The average may be high it was pointed out because the ment was paying a ton for re- lief fruit and some shippers were charging the growers SI a ton for harvesting leaving them only President Ihc su average however the it T growers received a total of about Over Message of about for their cars of fruit Early orange prices have been WASHINGTON considerably better than last Roosevelt worked today on an an- f and growers income message to congress which seemed likely to boar down ily upon the notes of tax relief budget balancing and stronger anti- trust laws The chief executive discussed the general legislative situation at a luncheon with Speaker Bankhead at which arrangements were com- for Mr Roosevelt to deliver from this source also is much er than a year ago Many individuals and tions report increased revenue from citrus fruits in line wiln the com- statement Income Increasing Harold F Looney of the Bayview Citrus Association said that this had received more for fewer boxes of grapefruit than last season Others reported occupation was rescued by an Insurgent column Friday afternoon Government Denies Teruel Has Fallen MADRID Spanish Saturday would not ad- mit that Teruel strategic lower Ar- agon city had been recaptured by the Insurgents Communiques declared ment forces still held the city though suffering terrific ment from the Insurgents firing artillery batteries Britain To Rearm In Mediterranean LONDON Britain moved Sunday to bolster the defenses of her vital Mediterranean route to India and the Orient by dispatching a large force of anti-aircraft troops with equipment to Alexandria New Year Tots Born CAN BENITO To Mr and MCE Ceasario Castillo of San Benito went the honor of the first 1938 baby a son born at of the new first day San Benito also produced an- other baby born Saturday at p.m a nine and one-half pound son to Mr and Mrs H R Bowden at their San Benito home At Saturday to Mr and Mrs J H Bowler near Brownsville a nine-pound boy was at Mercy al PRIZE HORSES Large Crowd Views Weslaco Show the message personally to congress I similar increases in citrus income Monday Although Bankhead said he ed of numerous subjects with the president up and down the line the Alabaman gave no hint of what new legislative proposals if any the message would contain However blistering attacks on big business and monopolistic prac tices earlier this week by two ad- ministration stalwarts Secretary Iskes and Robert H Jackson tant attorney-general inspired widespread belief that the president Many factors are said to have contributed to the better prices in of the fact that a thousand more cars of grapefruit were moved to market in the same period of time The strong competition be- tween shippers attempting to keep enlarged plants going at an ical volume has had its effect it pointed out Concentration of tonnage into fewer hands such as the Rio Grande Valley Citrus Exchange with about per cent of the Valley's WESLACO Reflecting steady improvement in the type of horses j now being shown in trie Valley along with increasing public in fine mounts the delayed Weslaco i Horse Show took place Saturday at j the high school athletic field with more than a dozen horses on display Ribbons cups and cash were handed out in a total of 10 classes would have considerable to say fruit mid oranges under control to congress aJong this line Senator undoubtedly was a factor Regulations of the control com- under the citrus fruit keting agreements are believed to have kept shipments from eting still further and to have a price for smaller sizes which formerly were ed The smaller sizes loft on trees through regulation are expected to bring the growers added income from increased tonnage either through fresh fruit or canning nels Outlook Borah arch foe of mono- poly said action was needed to meet the problem adding it is lime to Carmichael Here Still On Mystery BROWNSVILLE Coi H H Director of the Texas awards j Department of Public Safely left I the Valley Saturday night after a I quiet visit here over New Year's I Day The Valley is the most beautiful spot in the world I come down here The list of winners included the following by Novice stake 1 Nancy M Carroll owned by Mr and Mrs T several times a year lo gel away lo of the grapefruit deal T Sanders Jr ridden by Doe Jrom and J Thompson 2 Texian owned by Dee I found the Valley one of the most The growers obtained better es in spite of the strongest kind of competition from deciduous fruits which were abundant and therefore cheap Falling orange prices due to heavy supplies offer the greatest threat Davenport Miss Joanna Pope up 3 Love owned by Joanna Pope who also rode 4 Babe ed by J H McGee Miss Catherine Sanders up Competition Is Keen Novice 1 Meteor owned by Mr and Mrs W S Parks George Winfree 2 Gray Boy owned and ridden by G L Simmonds 3 Red McDonald owned by T R Traylor H T er up 4 Night owned by W S Parks Winfree up Children's equestrian 1 Minnie Lee owned by J H McGee Miss Sanders up 2 Rainbow owned and ridden by Miss Elaine Utzman 3 Don Corazon owned and ridden by Bobby Clyde Cheek 4 Calamity owned and ridden by Bernice Ba- 5 Evening Song owned and ridden by Behe Skaggs Ladies l Evening Song owned and ridden by Miss Skaggs 2 Man of the Hour owned by Mr and Mrs C L Skaggs Mrs delightful places in the state lo spend a few days He said his visit was not in any way with the Blanton case We are still working hard on the case but there is nothing new but the outlook on the whole is con- bright with canning plants beginning operations and ing for the fruit that if left tition also will remain keen among fresh fruit shippers with largo plants lo keep going on a short crop A I short crop in Florida also will help I materially I See Weslaco Horse Page 6 Col 1 Playland Fantasy In Flowers Seen By Million At Tournament Of Roses PASADENA Calif As a I lion This float entered by the cily million persons looked on Saturday odd people and strange things out uf story books passed before them pictured in flowers It was a long parade playland the An- Tournament of Roses A ferocious sweet pea dragon rode on a float with floral round animals which included a smart-looking donkey a ed giraffe a yellow and white horse a feathery ostrich and a more than of Burbank won the sweepstakes prize Australia's lyre worked out in 50.000 blooms and with a trail of feathery white narcissus was victor among the countries and states float a floral picture of the change of the with four pretty girls representing the spirits of spring summer fall and winter was first among cities ot
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