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Brownsville Herald (Newspaper) - April 23, 1923, Brownsville, Texas Pumping machinery in to 15 h. P. Fairbank mors and Kreuger Atlas Oil engines in Stock. Centrifugal Puppa. W. H. Paternal cosh in mums Utu hot it wire and nails your orders shipped same Day received. Prices right Alamo Iron works 8aa Antonia Taxa. Vol. Wix. Of. Reclamation pet Mon sen legislature Over 1500 Hidalgo county residents want Law or contract with reclamation service Brownsville Texas at a Ai to Kra Ltd april 23, 1923. Four pages today established 1893 Over resident of Hidalgo county have signed their names to pet it Ion calling upon the special session of the legislature to Tass a Hill authorizing counties or districts to make Contra with the of. S. Reclamation Servo to supervise flood control work. Aud this petition has Peen sent to Austin promoters of the plan which would result in tile p. S. Reclamation service see a tiring supervision of flood control work Iii the Rio it Grande Valley express the opinion that the passage of the measure practically a foregone conc usum it expected to have the Stipe met of All members from districts in which flood control or reclamation work of Evert description it tit Cut Latch. Quot to the members of the to thirty Lighth i a stature of Texas Quot the understated Are residents and property owner residing in the t county of Hidalgo and state of Texas. Quot Lour honorable body at the last session missed ail at remit Ting All tax due to the state from said county for j a period of Twenty five years conditioned j upon the said county voting Bonds with which to construct flood Protection works Iii said county. Quot the undersigned Are duly appreciative of the game Rosafy of a a or state and Are desirous of using the funds so provided in the most efficient manner to secure results which will fully justify the expenditure thus made pos Ihle by your a tin. Are mind fill of the a t that the i nit of states reclamation Servie has established a report for eff Iem and economical Ltd Ecru it tip a of Recla Atoui works through i would reach in Accord prevail out the West unequalled in the history i facial and diplomatic circles. A of engineering Aud which has attracted a announcement on the u i a a it within a the notice of the whole world. Further i few Days considered probable. More. The fluted states Redam Tiou j time hop. Of Tho in touch with the Servile has let a a employed by la Cill situation have been Boti Yed up by tens of the lower Iii Grande v Alley to make a thorough examination of of i flow coalitions in the Valley and to submit plans for the construct my of suitable 11 a prevention works. These Plant have ult w been Laid before the people of Hie \ Afley in theft Riu of report. Huh juts into the question with considerable detail Aud which have been approved by the state reclamation i a part meat. Quot it the desire of the under sign that tile construction of ail flood prevention winks provided for by ii and referred to. placed Iii the hands of the United states reclamation service. It has been represented to that the sex flood control meeting called for tonight at Board of development flood control legislation and the proposition of securing the pass age of a special act of the legislature authorizing the organization of a reclamation District to composed of the Valley counties will discussed tonight at a forum meeting at the Board of City development. A Call has Bren issued for the forum meeting to Convene at 8 of clock and every resident of the City who can do to requested to attend. The question this meeting will called upon to consider one of vital importance to the entire Valley and the object to secure Valley wide action in connection with proposed flood control legislation. Members of the Board today expressed the opinion that la meeting would initiate Valley wide cooperation by calling a Valley convention to held sometime the latter part of the week wherein All Valley interests could agree upon a course of legislative action. Quot must have a representative attendance at this meeting in order to impress upon the Valley that any action taken representative of Crown site opinion a president much Conry of the Board of City development stated. Quarantine to go into effect at port May i travellers from Tampico will detained four Days outside quarantined District Princess Yolanda a wedding warrants issued and five arrested in big St. Louis mail robbery recognition of Mexico Ray secured soon a by the associated press j Washington. April i while administration of f in i maintained it a leu today regarding the mexican situation. A feeling of hopelessness that the i United states and Mexico Shortl in of Pillie by the associated ?.s St. Lolis april i. Federal want rants charging five offences against five Mon in connection with the million Dollar mail robbery Here on april j. I were issued today. The men named in the warrants who Are now under arrest Are w in. Deering a paroled convict in i whose Home was found $2,138,860 in unsigned Federal land flank notes and i $35,0 it in Liberty Bond coupons which i have been identified part of the loot i David Weidman of Johnson City ii who was arrested at the roofing Home w Illiam in Williamson who was also arrested at the flooring Home and tag j Leonard and Edward unchain alleged i gunmen. The Ghatge against each of the five arrested Are conspiracy to violate the i Law of the in United states Ami the Max intern form two years enter no a mail truck by violence and assaulting a mail messenger with a maximum penalty of three years and assaulting a government employee with a deadly weapon for the purpose of robbery which carries a maximum penalty of instructions have been received by Telegraph from Washington announcing a quarantine against the Victoria and Tampico sections of the mexican East i coast effective May i according to Public Euph physician i. It. Fairbanks of i Brownsville. These instructions followed the decision of the Sugeon general who was Here a Short time ago that even though there no yellow fever in the. Tampico District now this the time of the year for it Ami there no Way of ascertaining when the disease will break out. Therefore it med Hest to protected against it by imposing a quarantine. According to the new rules which will go into effect May i ail persons coming j up i l oin Tampico must spend four Days j in Monterrey reporting to the american Consul there daily and getting a certificate from Hun which will honoured her anti they May enter Brownsville port. Their other alternative to spend x Days in Matamoros reporting Here daily for an examination by the local health officer. This regulation applies to any one who has a along the coast in Mexico South of san Fernando or in the neighbourhood of san Benito or Tampico. By. Fairbank said that the attention of person desiring to go Down the coast called to the fact that less time must spent at Monterrey than at Matamoros before the person May let uru to this country. Ile also said that at present there no yellow fever in Tampico so far his information it it a the subject goes bul it very Likely the comte Calvi Pergola and his Bride. Princess Yolanda leaving the italian Royal Palace immediately after the wedding. A a in legislator again taking if daily grind quo warranty Bill and Revenue and appropriation measures will principal matters for appropriation by the associated pres Austin Texas april 23.�?back for their Holiday trip to Houston the members of the Texas legislature began the second week of the culled session with four working Days before them. The Smith delinquent tax Bill and the quo warranty Bill Are scheduled to come up in the House today the latter for reconsideration after final passage last week. Most of the Senate a work apparently remains with the committees including those concerned with revenues and appropriations. Grand jurors indict 151 dances 107 hours Corpus Christi Texas april 23 a a total of 151 additional Bills of indictments were returned saturday after it noon by the special grand jury to that the disease will j judge a. W. Cunningham of the Isth appear there soon and the government j criminal District court and after in imposing the quarantine a proc a to Ontaiy measure. Rent Exchange Between Washington a Xii olt try. With negotiations still in Prog it a admitted however that 1 Twenty five years. Some Factor might in injected which. A a would prevent solution of the problem j 1ia h i up to of adv p Tull Effle to obtain Sal a Java i inv Pkt Assurance from the i do Reg i govern j intent that american ii a and property j Jill Mexico will protected the Wash Kington government has Hon conduct j in got int ions both Lier Ami Iii a Xii i City. T Hun embassy has Laid a before til state department i state meld of its government Altitude with tit explanation that legislation. Recently drafted by Iran officials was designed to insure american interests against any policy of confiscation under arises at Parma to. Over killing isling Laws might not make sufficient provision for this. Ami therefore j a ,.e 07 0f ,1p mexican roust it it Ion. Reelect fully petition the honorable members of the legislature to pass a Law which will fully empower the county commissioners or other lawful authorities to enter int contract with the United states under such terms Aud Ltd editions the Laws of the unite states will permit for the construction of All or any portion of the works to undertaken in the county very of Hidalgo. Quot the passage of this measure i essential regardless of what action taken in connection with the proposed remitting of state taxes in Hidalgo was the opinion expressed by a local attorney. While i doubt very much if the Hidalgo county fax exemption Bill prove of value in relieving Tho situation by providing funds for flood Nirol work. Til passage of the measure Dij poly authorizing count let or districts to enter into such contract. With the u. S. Declamation service will 1,11 mean that Piaf tally every county in which Sinh work carried on would a ii itself of the Opportunity to make amb contracts Ami the declamation service will give them greater value for the Money expended Ilia ii could in secured through any it tier inti tons w ill Jon it it plated in Cameron or Willacy counties the counties have not yet attempt Quot to secure remit i ame of state taxes but the commissioners courts in 1otli Countis Are expected to pass resolutions endorsing the Mea lire. The position of the Harding admin i trillion with regard to the mexican situation appears to what it was in it 2�?T2 when a treaty of Commerce and Amity was outlined by Secretary Hughes. Under it. Full recognition of j the to Oregon government would i a. Corded by the United states with the definite guarantee in Exchange that Amel ban interests in Mexico would afforded Protection. By the associated press 1 Paula. I. April pm with the stat troops mobilized nearby prepare i to quell and disorder which May arise everything was quiet in the Vicinity of this place following reports during the i week end that trouble was feared Between tile White and negro populations. The report Flint a race War might lie precipitated at any moment arose Over i Iii killing by a White Man of a negro reduction in Price of rude Oil announced by the associated press Independence Kus. April 23.�?the Prairie Oil amp Gas company today announced a reduction of ten cents per barrel in the Price of mid continent crude Oil the first reduction since the mid continent Fields were opened. This brings the Price of crude Oil at the Wells to the prices announced in february 2, after the fourth consecutive Rise. New York. April 23. Civ my the written report of the jurors i the judge excused them from further duty. I the special grand jury wr called in i to session on monday april 2. By judge Cunningham and since that time has been holding daily investigations in its j room on the thud floor of the court House. With the additional 151 Bills returned yesterday the special grand jury has brought in a total of 229 indictments since it has been sitting. The nature of the Bills returned saturday afternoon were not made Public. The indictments were Given to the distr it clerk immediately who to prepare the necessary papers for the Sher iffy a department in order that arrests might made. It also was said Satui Day that no additional arrests in the 62 indictments returned thursday afternoon by the grand jury were made saturday. Rumours Are current about the streets of Corpus Christi relative to the indict by the associated press. Dallas Texas april 23.�?r. J. Newman local athlete and world War Veteran quit the floor Early today after having set a new dancing record of 107 hours and 2 minutes excepting a fifteen minutes rest period each four hours since the endurance test began last wednesday. It estimated that rested six of the 107 hour. Locally it was declared that had set a new world record. Chen sugar ims new hgr record today by the associated press new York. April raw sugar today sold at a new High record j Nice 1020. With the Sal of l Ulm bags to an operator for May shipment at i six Ami one half cents Ami Post of i freight. This Price was equal to eight Austin Texas passage of two additional Bills in the House marked the continuation of rapid consideration by that Branch of the legislature of the measures before it. The Abney Bill seeking to close hotels and Rooming houses which a a repeatedly permitted liquor Law violations gambling or prostitution was passed. The Smith inheritance tax Bill passed with Only minor opposition. Both measures were passed under suspension of the rules. Final action on the quo warranty Bill when the motion by a urmeister to reconsider and table the vote by which it finally passed was adopted. The Quot anti technicality Quot Bill seeking to prevent a reversal o Fri Ninal cases by the court of appeals upon technicalities or irregularities was introduced into the House. Appropriation measures will Given j first consideration during the present session of the Senate. The judicial appropriation loll up today. Few changes changes Are expected in the measure and it will probably placed for final a Sage. Race pm feared at Tyler proves Only false alarm by the associated press Tyler Texas april 23.�?excitement which was caused Here saturday night by reports of trouble Between the Whites end negroes in the South of the City died out today and everything was quiet. The reports caused the sheriff to request several members of a cavalry j troop of the state guards to accompany the party investigating the rumours. The sheriffs office said today the investigation disclosed no trouble. It was said situation existed. That official weather reports official weather reports Brownsville and Vicinity partly j town Cloudy tonight and tuesday continued sheriff Walker Pic Mem Field to. April bos Coe in. Walker sheriff of Stoddard a a a univ Missouri Las night said there a intense feeling existing Between the negro and White population of Parma. A a Small town Iii new Madrid ability Ami that trouble was feared following 1 the shooting of a negro Workman lust j week. The sheriff asserted that lie had i asked governor Arthur m. Hyde to dispatch National guardsmen to the arum Gulf refining companies today met the reduction of i cent per gallon tank Wagon prices Oil gasoline and kerosene announced last week by the Standard Oil company of new York. The decrease effective in new York and new eng land. The Tex. Oil returned a the Tram jury an t Klir Hundredth of a cent temperature. East Texas partly Cloudy tonight except showers in extreme East portion cooler. Tuesday partly Cloudy. Fresh to Strong southerly to Westerly winds on the coast. Small Craft warnings indicated for Texas coast today. Winds will fresh to Strong southerly. Declared that in disturbances 11 ii it i been reported it Parma far. But said that lie anticipated trouble. Tin shooting said to have taken place Friday the cause Ami names of the participants being unknown. Til a Gro was killed. Several per Otis names Are heard in connection with the Bills but nothing authoritative1 has been made Public to the names of those indicted. The regular term of the criminal District court started this morning at it o clock. A new list of grand jurors has been summoned to serve for this regular term and these grand jurors w la probably sworn in and instructed by judge Cunningham with the opening of the regular session of court torn or Row. A. L Phillips who again subjected to official probe v by the associated Prest a los Angeles. Calif. April 23 thorough questioning of Armour Phillips husband of mrs tips. The escaped a Lee it Lara Phil Amnier murderess rho believed to in Honduras under the name of mrs. Robert Young has been planned Gay the chief Deputy District attorney. Phillips has undergone a similar grating several times since his wife escaped from the county jail last december and now. before asserts that had nothing to do with it. Recover from privations Frankfort Mich. April 23.�?the eight woodsmen women and Cook. Who bad been marooned on South Fox Island nod were rescued yesterday Are rapidly recovering from the effects of scant rations according to an announcement made by physicians today. The party in company with aviators whose plan w wrecked while attempting to reach the Island to take food to the marooned party was brought Here last night by the steel car ferry. Weather conditions. Much Cloudy and unsettled weather i prevailed throughout the country this j morning. Traces of rain occurred last 1 night Over fast Texas Light to moderate Rains in the Mississippi Valley Ami Nebra a and snows in Colorado. Utah and Wyoming. Temperatures were unreasonably High Over the Gulf state i and from the Mississippi River to the j Atlantic coast and unseasonably Low i Over the plateau and Rocky Mountain Region find the Canadian Northwest. Kil Fig Frost and a minimum temperature of 26 degrees occurred at Santa . New Mexico to t night Light Frost at in Hoe. Nix. Arizona and below freezing tem a Pera Tures Over much of i tab Colorado and Wyoming. The lowest temperature last night at Texas stations ranged from 42 at Amarillo to to at Corpus Christi and Brownsville. Loral weather data barometer 7 . Yesterday barometer 7 am today. Temperature h ghost yesterday temperature 7 . Yesterday temperature lowest last night temperature 7 . Today. Temperature 12 30 today. Hit nudity 7 . Yesterday pct humidity 7 am. Today pet humidity 12 30 today pct. Precipitation 7 . Yesterday. Precipitation 7 . Today. Total rainfall this month wind direr and Vel 7 . Wind direr and vol 7 . Weather 7 . Yesterday. Weather 7 . Today. Suit sets today. Sun rises tomorrow. 29.73 29. A. 83. 77. 74. 70. It k7. To. 09. 0.00. T. 0.25 12. 3 Cloud v Cloudy. 0 57 passengers and Crew of wrecked seaplane rescued new York. April 23.�?.four men and a woman comprising the Crew and passengers of a seaplane which was forced Down to the Waters off Coney Island last night were rescued by the Marine police after the sixth member of the party. Robert Dewey owner of the plane swam a Hundred Yards to Shore and summoned a d. The five persons rescued had Given up All Hopes of Succour the police launch having drifted about for More than an hour before it picked up the disabled aircraft which was Drifting Helle sewn Benqt the sea. A a a a a a 1 111 mrs. Hadley remarries. Whitt Uta Falls. Texas. Anni it. Ida Hadley widow of Paul v. Hadley who was executed last week at floret p. Arizona was married Here saturday to it Lurk Daugherty of this City. It bet known Imlay. Mrs Hadley gained Miili notoriety when she assist1 her husband Iii a daring escape from a a Senger train in Texas. Latter she served a sentence in the Oklahoma Penitentiary. She has resided in this City Ami Burkburnett for tin past three Mold . Three Missouri convicts effect escape from jail by the associated pres Joplin to. April 23. Three convicts who. Had been in the state prison escaped from the Hospital Here today by sawing through the bars on a window dropping to the ground and then scaling the Walls. The missing convicts Arr Horace Simmons sentenced to ten years for robbery George spider who was sentenced to from 5 to 25 years for burglary Ami Noble Dickinson who was also serving a Long sentence for burglary. Compensation no run a ii Kuiv Mijic b0atsin c0ujs,0n for railway lines off Pacific coast my �0r per toting delivered. Baw sugar future also touched a new High record Ami a local refiner a advanced the list of prices for Fine granulated from ten Points to nine Aud seventy Hundred los. Positive offer to the allies from germans prepared by the associated press. London. April 23 the Berlin correspondent of the ventral news Agency says that has Learned upon Good authority that the German government preparing a positive offer to the Allied governments. The dispatch adds that the German government will declare its readiness to negotiate and discuss questions of rep 1 a rations and guarantees. I head of russian Church trial again postponed special to the Herald Moscow april 23�?the trial of the most reverend or. Tikhon former patriarch of a Russia on the charge of treason and hindering the carrying out of soviet orders has been postponed indefinitely. The trial was originally set to begin tomorrow. Metropolitan opera closes n new i his. April set the metropolitan opera company closed ifs season saturday night with the presentation of la Afri Coile. Tyler. Texas. April j3.�? a special grand jury has been convened Here to investigate the Aleg etl criminal assault on a woman Here recently by the negroes. The negroes were arrested and taken to Dallas saturday Quot for the purpose of Asur aug their safety in Case the grand jury find they arc the guilty parties a the t a ged Canaan the sheriff said. The Grandu Ryozo the sheriff said. The woman said to the wife of a prominent Smith county resident. Bank at Alvin Texas closed this morning Alvin Texas april 23.�?the Farmers state Bank Here failed to open for business today a notice posted on the door of the Bank stating that the institution was in the hands of the a Tate banking department. The Bank in a recent statement showed total resources of $158,801.81 with individual deposits of $87,991.39 and time deposits of $4,455.00. The Loans of the institution were Given $89,430.84. By the associated dress by the associated press Seattle Wash. April 23�?the a of .11,0 i m sin to. I Purisima a of it Ltd Wuh receive fld Tiona comp eur 5 58 died prominent Man Imes Memphis Tenn. April 23. A. B. Seelenfreund age 5>, of Chicago International Secretary of the order of Znaj. Suddenly at his hotel Here today. The railroads Lii ii a i id not a Iii from the government when the parc a Post system was established in Coil not recover if now. The supreme court held Iii the Case brought by the St. Louis a southwestern railway. The Road had contended if was min pelted to Cany parcel Post mad for six months Wilhoit compensation Ami that its compensation for the service for ii year or longer was neither adequate nor reasonable. I the barkentine Mary Winkle Ian off slip Point and them try Winkle Ian reported to leaking seriously. The u. S. S. Snohomish has gone to the res Cue of the disabled vessel. Deadly spotlight cause of serious Auto Accident i Jap troops in Siberia to kid. April 2.t. No official statement Lins been made Here regarding reported Landing of japanese troop Ai Alexandrov a. Siberian Mainland. Military attaches who watch these mutters else la. Stated today that the Ltd it highly improbable. They said the report probably arose through the intention of Julian i relieve the Force stationed at Alexius Drovsky by a smaller fun a. Germany imports. Wild animal by the associated press. I Hamburg april 23.�?one of the heaviest shipload of wild animals Ever to pass through the Suez canal arrived Here recently from India. It included 9 Young elephants having a combined weight of More than five and a half ions seven tigers and a number of in ii an leopards besides Black panthers Tibet bears monkeys and Birds. Weather Outlook for week for the West Gulf states showers at beginning of week generally fair with temperature near or somewhat below Normal thereafter. For the Southern Rocky Mountain and plateau regions generally fair with temperature somewhat below Normal frosts probably. The deadly spotlight the Bane of All motorists was again the cause of an Accident on the Brownsville san Benito Highway saturday night in which a Ford car driven by a. W. Shannon of Al Jardin drove directly into a deep drainage hitch Anil the six occupants of the car escaped death or injury Only by a Miracle. The Accident occurred at the Bridge Over the drainage ditch on the Detour about one half mile beyond the Brownsville end of the Concrete Highway. Or. Shannon who employed on the Macej Wrath construction Crew was driving Home bringing five members of the Crow with i til. When they neared the Bridge the Driver of a Ford roadster turned his spotlight directly into the eyes of or. Shannon completely blinding him. immediately slowed Down but before the car could stopped it plunged into the ditch about six feet in depth smashing the top and Windshield and throwing out All the occupants. The Driver of the Ford roadster never stopped to see what damage his spotlight had accomplished speeding up his car crossed the Bridge and Dis appearing before the number on Caf could secured by his victims. However a search now being made for a Ford roadster with a spotlight attached and if the Driver of the car which caused the Accident located May called upon to pay damages. Or. Shannon a car turned Over when it plunged into the ditch and that some of the occupants were not pinned beneath the car in the mud and water was considered almost a Miracle by those who viewed the scene of the wreck sunday morning. A spotlights Are a menace which must abolished a a traffic officer remarked when discussing the Accident. A they Are not Only a useless accessory to any car but when they Are used by irresponsible parties they Are a menace to every Auto St they meet. There no need for their use on the main highways of the county. And if common sense does not forbid their use the Law will have to take action. The wreck saturday night in which six men narrowly escape death a Sample of the work of the deadly spotlight. They should stripped from every car in _

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