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Brownsville Herald (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Brownsville, Texas The weather by ii a weat Bei Burtic Brownsville and the Valley mostly Cloudy monday night and tuesday not much change in temperature. Tide table High and Low tide in the pass and along this immediate coast tuesday under Normal meteorological conditions High. 12.38 p m. Low .04 am. <11 pot final edition forty fifth year no. 244 Brownsville Texas monday april 19. 1937 a ten pages today so a cop Union files charges against Ford candidates named for rotary governorships d Otari ans of All fir pet i or South Texas greetings this newspaper is certain that it Speaks the wishes of the 200,000 residents of the lower Rio Grande Valley both sides of the Borders that your conference is successful and interesting. That All Hope your stay thus far has been enjoyable and interesting and that it will continue so to the last minute of your visit. The Valley is a new important area to Texas economically speaking. But rotary is not exactly so. Rotary came to the Valley not so Long after it first was introduced to Texas Back in 1916 it was that Brownsville organised the valleys first club. In a few years san Benito organized. Now there Are twelve clubs in three counties a a a this writer recalls the organization in Brownsville of the first Valley club. It was looked at a bit askance by those who were not of the charmed Circle. Brownsville As did most towns had factions. Those responsible for the organization of the Brownsville club whether they wished it so or not rare largely of one faction. Therefore. Tother faction would have nothing to do with it. No menus civic organization up to that time had Ever lasted very Long in Brownsville. A Short merry Robert Kern. Of Mercedes is nominated 1,025 attend largest meet in his tory of 47th dist riot conferences Here s How with Grapefruit juice special to the Herald Harlingen april 19. A with 1,025 rot Arians assembled Here monday for the largest District 47 conference in history five candidates were nominated for the two governorships open. The nominations were completed in Short order. For District 47-a. Which will include the Valley they Are Robert h Kern. Mercedes j. R. Scott Falfurrias and p. J. Poag Del Rio for District 47-b they Are Francis b Dunn. Port Arthur and i a. S. Pimentel Houston. 1,025 Register Valley seeks finishing of Kenedy Road Kring Heads group to ask that Federal listing be Given last link fund stolen from Blind visitor is replaced by Jap Osaka Pili 19 a pvt grieving because an in chivalrous thief stole 200 yen <$56 from Mim Helen Keller upon her arrival in Japan an Anonymous japanese vindicated National Honor monday by leaving a gift of 350 yen at miss Keller s hotel. Miss Keller Blind and deaf since birth turned the gift Over to the fund for Relief of Japan a Blind. Special to the Herald Austin april 10 a a Valley delegation was Here monday headed by Sidney Kung. Harlingen . Manager to push the Kenedy county Highway state ninety six to completion by getting it on the Federal designation set for hearing potato return hits $1,000,000 Farmers get average $200 per acre my. Puts fight before labor Board discrimination and intimidate o n s Are alleged president Martin announces the two governors come As a result of a spilt made recently in the Large District. By to a. In. Monday registration had exceeded All expectations with a total of 1,025 rot Arian signed on the books the usual attendance at District Seldom exceeds 750, leaders said and the earlier prediction of 1.000 was thought to be very optimistic. W. B. Bill Gardner Falfurrias. Was the 1,000th Man signed on the Register. The conference was called to or1 Are in the municipal auditorium at to a Rndy conference chairman s complications after h. Cobb Harlingen and invocation1 a was Given by Dave Buckley port la Aca. Visitors welcomed one of the first things Valley Rota nans did to prime District governor Lewis e Ball of Huntsville for three Busy conference Days was to give him his fill of Grapefruit juice. Here he la in the Patio of the Reese Wil mond hotel at Harlingen conference Headquarters accepting a cup of juice from smiling miss Lolae Allen. Standing ready to fill another cup is miss Dorothy Bennett and at the left is mrs. J f Rod Armor incidental characters in the Back Row Are. Left to right. Mayor High Ramsey president Paul Hoidale of the Host club conference Secretary Dan Murphy and conference chairman Sam h. Cobb. Robert Lerma Dies sunday Gypsy Rose Lee will not strip in movie debut Dancy would abolish court operation fatal p a. Hoidale. President of the Robert a Lerma 36. Prominent business Man and member of an old life was guaranteed for the Young i Host club extended a Welcome to Brownsville family died sunday at the visitors and Francis b Dunn 3 15 a. In at the mercy Hospital Here port Arthur made the response. From complications which followed i District governor Lewis a Bell an emergency operation for Appen made his annual report it 10 20 . It us tis a week ago. _ he described work done Over the Lerma was widely known Over the District by the different clubs and a a a of and no i. A a a said that children s work had been isl Joe i Broth Cut an Ltd rotary club. Politics inevitably was expected to disrupt a. Organization that met Over a luncheon table once a week. Those who May. Or May not have willed it so were disappointed whether the rotary club had anything to do with a change that almost unnoticed crept Over the Community none will Ever know. It is a fact that at about that time the extreme Type of factionalism. Always Bent on ruling or ruining. Began to pass from the scene j and has remained out. See rotary Page two officer Cut one is shot Ley wholesale company with Lerma. Last rites were held 8undav at 4 30 p. In with religious services at the immaculate Conception Church and burial at the old City cemetery. Lerma became suddenly ill late last sunday night and was rushed to the mercy Hospital for an emergency at 1 30 a. In. Last see Lerma Page two 3 held for brawls in san Benito it 16 not often that the 1 governor of a state interest himself in promoting the interests of baseball within his state. But governor James v. Allred of Texas has done just that. Taking note of the fact that this up ing several clubs trained in Texas he has decided others should do the same thing. So he has written a personal letter to the Heads of the various major and a league clubs calling their attention to the salubrious Spring climate of South Texas and urging them to consider this area for their training Camps he said a was governor of the state of Texas and personally i extend to you a most cordial invitation to come to South Texas for your 1938 Spring training season and in the future. I have appointed a special committee to furnish you with accurate and Complete information on weather end climate conditions a Well a hotel and Park facilities. Thera is no necessity for me to elaborate on our Ideal climate and weather conditions reports of the United states weather Bureau Tell the the governor is working through the South Texas chamber of Commerce which has a committee on continued on Page three special to the Herald san Benito april 19.�?two affray in one of which an officer was wounded and in another of which one Friend shot another occurred Early sunday morning in and near san Benito. Severe Stab wounds were suffered by Colitas Gomez Deputy Constable. Bilbao offence being resumed Hollywood. Calif april 10 a a Gypsy Rose Lee new York Queen of the strip tease unpacked monday the 12 trunks of clothes she will Wear in her first motion picture. Gypsy a figure Beautiful for several years had been delicately unveiled to soft music dimming Light and the gaping admiration of burlesque fans. A but a said her new studio Bosses. A miss Lee positively will do no disrobing in front of the camera. A she is Here to act. In fact she is Here to act in a film production titled. A you can t have i everything a onion shipment reaching Peak prices Are slightly Down 669 cars Roll out to markets Bill asked to close court at Law it to set Down for hearing by state Highway commission being number 30 on docket this will bring it up late monday or Early tuesday for hearing. Others Here in the delegation include James Bowie representing the san Benito ., who will be spokesman for Cameron county county commissioner j. F. Baughn or. R e. Utley chairman Harlingen . I 300 i Road committee j. L. Boggus of 013 i Harlingen county judges Ben f. Wilson of Kleberg w e Mccharen of Willacy and Oscar c. Dancy of Cameron. Nat Wetzel of Raymondville Jeff Bell and Bill Ney land of Corpus Christi Gandy of nieces and Nanny of Kleberg . Manager Ehard of i Kingsville fifty to seventy five other delegates were expected to 1 arrive monday from Points All along the hug the coast Highway from Orange to Brownsville to urge com Austin. April 10. A county judge Oscar Dancy of Brownsville. Here monday stated he had asked representative Augustine Ola a of Brownsville to introduce Grot return for the Valies 1037 potato crop which la rapidly nearing the end this week. Mounted to around $1,000,000 by monday including heavy shipment Over the week end. The general opinion of dealer was that saturday a the last big Day and that there Are Only to 300 carloads left. To Date carloads have moved by rail and an estimated 500 ears in mixed cars and by truck for a total of 1212. There was some talk Mer the week end of an Effort to boost the Price to the grower but it remained at $2 so for no. Is. $2 40 for Inch and three quarters potatoes and $175 for no. 2s monday. The Cash return per acre on this year s potato crop la one of the largest in recent years on any crop averaging when the Deal la potion of this Road through Kenedy completed More than $200 per acre county. Considerably More than Hall this it a sex pee Ted that today the be net profit to the grower. Highway commission would author. Law grading and drainage structures on this route from Mifflin Strong a distance of about the delegation will ask that Grad que Luil onion cargo is a Bill in the Texas legislature ask j my and structures be authorized for see Kenedy. Page two a ghost planes alarm swedes 500 artillery pieces lined up to Shell City Are by the associated press insurgent besiegers of Bilbao Raymondville april 10 a Wii Acy county s onion Deal had v. Discuss this measure together i n Floral vib ran mover tar by bu1 411 not Al 10 total of 569 care moire so Arbi them Emle court ser ing for abolishment of the county court at Law in Cameron county. Dancy declares the need for this court is at an end. Since it was a abashed to relieve him of extra Burden when Road Bonds were issued and a big Road construction program began in Cameron county. A i just can t conceive of people voting Bond issues now. And this court should be he said. The Bill submitted would abolish amp a a secret nazi Maneu vers com Cox judge Dancy favors a lib f i putting the civil affairs of this Azo ii in Ted court in the hands of the District court and shifting the Misdemeanour cases to the county judge but he is willing to take on the civil business if necessary to get this measure passed. Representative be lava stated monday that he had not received of a judge Dancy s draft of the Bill but he and the Cameron county judges were slated for a conference Mon l Ial Day when Thev Are expected to Papfi together with slowed by Laws truck Drivers forced comply with Road regulations to Washington. April 19. Apr Homer Martin president of the United automobile workers announced monday the u. A. W. Had filed charges of a discrimination and inti i d a t i o no against Henry Ford with the National labor relations Board. Martin said the charge were filed at the Board s Detroit office. Martin flew Here from Detroit monday to discuss with the u. A. W. Executive Board the strike at general motor plants at Oshawa. Ontario and plans to organize the Ford motor company Plant. A we already have drawn up plans for organization of Ford workers a Martin said a probably the Only thing we will vote on is a sympathy strike at general motors plants in this Martin declined to forecast what the Board would do or express a personal opinion As to the advisability of a second series of strikes in United states plants of general motors. Axl. To expel co. Groups Washington. April 10 a High labor source predicted confidently monday that the american see labor. Page two concentration of onions at the Brownsville slowed sunday and monday when state Highway patrolmen began rigid enforcement of Highway Laws pertaining to trucks particularly the one on overloading. Many of the trucks were stopped and were required to comply with so seaport was cavalry returns after inspection Valley traffic toll for 1937 deaths .21 injuries .138 Accident is when he sought to Stop a Brawl at i Drew their lines monday for renewal a Cantina near dead Man s curve of their offensive after warning the on the Brownsville Highway. Gomez fired one shot the Bullet grazing the Knuckles of a bystander. Charges 1 against two men Pend the outcome of Gomez s wounds. Alfredo Trevino was found sleeping under a House with a 38 Caliper revolver in his hand Early sunday morning and is being held in connection with the wounding of Francisco Santivanez. A bosom Friend of Long standing. The shooting occurred at about 4 a. In sunday in the Yard of Reyes Valders into whose House Santivanez ran. He suffered Bullet wounds through the Mouth and neck. Officers dashed to the River in an attempt to Cut off Santivanez a assailant if he should try to Cross into Mexico. They came Back to san Benito and while eating breakfast received a Call that a Man was asleep under a House. Chief of police Scott Cowan took the pistol out of the sleeping Man s hand and Deputy sheriff Bill cabler pulled the Man from under the House. He awakened when the gun a taken from him. He said he remembered nothing. Produce prices Basque government that 500 artillery pieces were lined up to Shell the City a defences. Although communiques from Headquarters of insurgent general Emilio Mola reported preparations to close the 20-mile Gap which separate this army from the besieged blockaded and near starving City basques declared the interruption Means the drive was a permanently halted a British foreign Secretary Anthony Eden told the House of commons that the government was investigating reports that Poison Gas cjmaiiy1 to Sipl from Hinburg Allred vetoes Bill speaking a few hours before the scheduled launching of a unique International patrol of Spain by 27 member nations of the non intervention committee. Eden also disclosed that insurgent general Francisco Franco had notified London his forces would a a intensify their mine laying at certain Bay of Biscay Points. Rail 125 of these moving out saturday and sunday. Price were Down to 80 and 85 cents per 50-Pound bag for yellows and is is for Whites. These prices although Only about half the opening figures Are till higher than last season s prices and growers Are making a profit St these figures. The Ysl Dis turning out considerably lighter than expected and dealers estimated the movement has passed the one third Mark with Between 1300 and 1.400 carloads expected to move during the season earlier estimates placed the total at Between i 500 and 2 000. Discontinue the juvenile court service of judge Kent. I for part time pay Austin. April 10. I a governor Allred vetoed monday a Bill which would have provided part time salaries for members of the state Parks Boa in he said some of the fines services Ever rendered the state had been by non paid official and that Parks Board members were not requesting salaries. Governor delays on flood control Bill Austin. April 19. A governor James v. Allred is holding up signature on Senate Bill 222. Providing for the state giving the u. 8. An easement on Banks and bed of streams in the Valley flood control system because some parties have asked a conference with him on it. This is taken to mean that the measure May be called Back to consider the amendment suggested by Frink Robertson of san Benito to protect interests of water District. Senator James Neal still believes the Bill. A it now stands in suffice to protect All right involved. Oslo. April 19 pm report of a phantom fliers in the far North Kin m of Norway. Sweden and Finland delays caused the original and Arete naval Maneu vers of j it assignment of Twenty eight car strategic coast brought a loatd5 amp ans scheduled to be gift Rumora to monday and monday nigh of be a re. Decreased considerably according the stones of mysterious sir Little inhabited i pollen Miller Sud company of giant i steamship agent foreign warships offshore pointed to 0,10 Willacy shipper who a to the opinion of military expert that furnish the bulk of the Loed had the area was in direct danger of seven track stopped and was Able becoming a theatre at War in the. To furnish Only one third of his Asl Scandinavia monday. Rodriguez improves a re Tai Rodrigue Matamoro business Man who a injured in a Donna traffic Accident late Friday night a reported to a Bettr condition monday he la confined to the mercy Hospital. The following prices were Betag paid growers in the Valley monday for their produce cabbage generally $20 to $25 per too. With the higher Price prevailing in the upper Valley. Potatoes $1.75 for no. 2�?Ts. $2.60 for no. In a. Beans. $1.00 to $1.50, depending on Quality. Beets. 50 to 75 cents crate Tafield depending on Quality. Carrots 25 cents per Hundred pounds in the Field topped. Onions mostly $1.00 to $1.15 50-lb bag for Whites. 70 to to cent for yellows. Gold Teeth help Aimee in her Battle against million Dollar slander suit event of a conflict Between Russia and Germany military authorities at Bergen. Norway announced. Sunday their investigations have established that a Fleet of four warship one aircraft earner one submarine and erne air plane of unidentified nationality mane Vered close to the norwegian coast april s. In Oslo the newspaper Ai ten i Post openly stated Germany had sent warships to look for possible bases for air and naval operations to the Arctic Ocean while such a conservative journal As the Stock-1 Holm Sven ska Dag Baldat emphasised the possibility of Sweden s becoming a Battleground to advocating better defense measures. The swedish general staff declared that to the past year it had established that 46 flights of unknown air planes had been made Over Northern Scandinavia presumably for military scouting purposes. Military experts consider the to Teresta of Russia and Germany to the Arctic fairly obvious in the event of War. These experts declare. Germany would strike first to bottle up the russian Fleet to the Baltic by taking control at the narrow Waterways around Denmark. At the same time the German sea and air fleets would try to establish Arctic bases to disrupt russians essential Arctic communication. Sigment. The steamship agent said. The Texas Ranger docked at the port monday morning and began lifting a thousand ton cargo including the onions. Lifting of the cargo will continue monday night. Valley canned goods make up the remainder of the cargo. The new Tex vessel is to sail tuesday morning 350 officers and men Maks return March from it. Ringgold More than 350 soldiers of the twelfth cavalry returned to fort Brown monday after being away eighteen Days on the annual tactical an draining inspection St fort Ringgold present for the in per Ion were brigadier general Ben Lear. Eighth corps area commander major general Herbert j. Brees division commander of the eighth corps area and brigadier general Kenyon a. Joyce commando of the first cavalry brigade the fort Brown troop left for Rio Grande City april 2 and began their return trip april is travelling the military Highway route both ways colonel Kerr t. Riggs twelfth cavalry commander at fort Brown to command of the March. Aged woman Dies of attack by murderer Flint Mich april 19 up mrs. Eleanor Davis. 73. Died monday morning of head wounds suffered wednesday night at the hands of an assailant who killed her husband and his sister at their farm Home near Fenton. Mrs. Davis died without recovering consciousness officers searching for Roy Larson farm hand who disappeared after the daring had hoped mrs Davis might recover to state definitely who a the Slayer. Tonight a movies in the Valley los Angeles. April 19 it a Gold Teeth Cash and wedding rings from the congregation of Angelus Temple became a a War Chest for pastor Alme Semple Mcpherson monday in her fight against a $1,060,000 slander suit meanwhile the blonde evangelist retired at least temporarily from the spotlight to another suit a the $150,000 slander action filed against her attorney. Willett Andrews. By her daughter. Roberta 8emple. The million Dollar damage claim Mains mrs. Mcpherson by her former co past or Rheba Crawford. Sex Angel at Broadway a is set for trial wednesday and sunday Giles Knight Temple business manager pleaded stirring by from the pulpit for contributions to finance the defense. Bulky envelopes dropped All Day Toto a huge Metal bowl on the Temple Rostrum bore these words a we will defend our pastor with our Cash chains Gold coma Platinum Silver Gold rings wedding rings bracelets Gold Teeth pin blessed Are they that protect the priests of the it took three men to carry the collection to a counting room sunday night. Knight Aid. Miss Crawford did not remain silent at her Home. A i am deeply she said. A that i should be the Means used by mrs. Mcpherson and Giles Knight to separate the faithful Angelus Temple flock from their few pitiful remaining material attorney Andrew was slated to be his own chief witness monday Al trial of mias Semple suit. Three reappointed to livestock body Austin. Tex. April 10. A governor Allred monday announced reappointment of members of the livestock sanitary commission and designated their terms under the new it Law making them overlapping j Boul j. Wardlaw of Forth Worth chairman a appointed for a 6-year term. Robert Martin of Del Rio was named for the four year term and Roy Jackson of Laredo for the two year period. You Aik. America an Iwert. In the voice of the nation on Page two Broems Viilet Tbs Capitol a Araca Moor and Cary Grant la when you re in love the Queen Shirley temp and Ralph Morgan in dimple san Benito rile Rev Oiin cart Lombard Fred Mac Mux a and Charles by Merworth in a sawing High. 6wine Harlingen the Arcadia Bing croak mar a have and Boh Bura in walk in wedding Quot the aria of mama Lay and William Post Lflora a after the thin Man Quot la Pena the Bijoux Dick Powell and Madeline Carroll in on the Avenue Raymondville. The Rio say Para cat. Tan Hunter and Claude Raina in a stolen hoi i Day a a Donna the pm Aaan Henry Fonda to Quot wings of the morning Quot ban Juan the ban Juan Henry Fonds and Leslie Banka in Wing Elute morning a a Mercedes the state Charlet and Jean Arthur la Quot Ica tory at Hight Quot Weslaco the Rita Simon and James Stewart la a seventh hear a Boyer is made Pharr the Tex a Dick i Madeline Carroll and Alice Fay in a month Avenue a a Mcallen the Palace Orace Moore and Gary Grant in a when your in love the Queen William Powell and Myma Loy in Quot after the thin Man Edinburg the Valley Claudette Colibert and red Mac Mur Ray in maid of i Salem a the Aztec a Deanna of am. Bin me Barnes and Alice Brady la Quot three smart Mission the Mission Dick Powell and Madeleine Carrol in a month Avenue Quot the Lomita Dolores Del Rio and Richard Dix on Quot Devil playground port Isabel the Granada Sally Ruers in Quot without orders Quot

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