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12 Dec 1932

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12 Dec 1932

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Brownsville Herald (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Brownsville, Texas 1 the weather for Brownsville and the Valley Cloudy monday night and tuesday. Probably with Light Rains colder monday night with lowest temperature probably in the Middle thirties continued cold tuesday. Inmom smile Herald the Valley first first in the Valley leased wire service of the associated press cheery earful the Hock Market crept slightly higher on quiet trading today nth leading issues advancing about one Point forty first year no. 138 Brownsville. Texas monday december 12, 1032 six pages 5c a cop sub Zero weather grips nation in our Valley in the Herald sunday i there appeared a news article telling of a warning sent by the amen-1 can Consul in London to people in this country against sending Money to England to swell the funds of various fake schemes. Heading the list is the famous a a Drake estate cd see which has been used to extract Money from the Gullible in this country for a Hun dred years. It is estimated that dose of �250-000 has gone from the lower Rio s Grande Valley alone to the a Drake estate a our suggestion to people of the Valley who have Money they Don t need and Don t expect to get Back is to give it to Charity. There you know you Are doing some Good with j it and in our opinion your chances of getting a return on it Are much greater a because you will get a return in human happiness. A a a two Valley cities one a fairly a old timer because it Carne into being around the Early Days of the Century and the other a comparative youngster gave the Valley some Fine entertainment the latter part of last week. Mission had her first Citrus fiesta the a Home of Grapefruit did a creditable Job. Incidentally Fure arc still some exhibits up there that will prove of interest to anyone who is interested in Citrus. One of them is the Citrus grading exhibit arranged by Hart t. Longino of the state depart mein Ai agriculture. M m 0 0 0 0california Citrus growers busily smudging a sunny state due to get More snows Check being made to determine damage to Citrus los Angeles Der. a from the mountains to the sea. Snow fell in Southern California today in some places with the Force of a blizzard even in the normally mild lowlands. The moist atmosphere prevented extensive damage to Citrus crops. F. D. Young government meteorologist at Pomona cai., said the damage in Southern California was practically unnoticeable. Placing it at a a Lex than one per cent of the so note speeds action on repeal Bills Washington. Dec. 12�?�? speeding action the Senate judiciary comic utter at its first meeting of the session today referred All prohibition repeal legislation to a sub committee headed by sen. Blaine Ltd. Wisa foe of National prohibition. He announced the committee would get to work is soon As possible and said he did not believe hearings would be necessary. Rec to make More Loans for won funds to continue through Winter is believed mystery Call Harlingen to elect mayor san Francisco dec. 12�?ti pyjamas tucked into rubber boots and topped with a leather jacket might astonish warmly dressed easterners As a Young lady s Snow costume. They might also j lift eyebrows at children wearing i sandals and half socks in freezing j weather. But californians thought Noth j ing of it and put on whatever City manager system Center of interest tomorrow a while the reconstruction i Ortence corporation can make no guarantees of continued funds As Long As the unemployment Relief funds Are being handled satisfactorily and a continued need for them is shown there is every reason to believe the funds will be Robert w. Kelso official of the r. F. C. Told Valley people at a meeting in the chamber of Commerce building Here monday morn ing. The lower Rio Grande Valley has received approximately $65,000 for Relief work in november and december. Sees Winter Relief France says i stars nearer debt trouble Hoover fault g special to the Herald Harlingen dec. 12�? voters of this will go to the polls tomorrow and name a mayor and two commissioners. A heated Campaign has been conducted in the mayor s race this Ali or. Longino is Lectur-1 taste of Snow frolicking. Any kind ing to various Valley agricultural Cla ses at the exhibit in Mission. Vocational teacher in the Valley wanting to arrange to take bus cuss there should see or. Longino at the Madison hotel in Harlingen and arrange an hour. A a a then there was the other entertainment put on by one of the Valley s baby cities Weslaco. It we a the annual birthday Celebration. And visitors came Over from other Valier towns to help Weslaco people. Of much interest was the style show. Costumes in vegetables fruits. In in in fort Brown officers years ago played Golf. Of ers at fort Brown no Don t play Golf. Col. Francis a Glover a Fine golfer explained Why. A we Don t stay at one Post always Quot the colonel said. A we might be mov d away some a we can play Golf any place we labor Price slash go. But me can t find Hunting and fishing anywhere else like we have Here. So we take full advantage of it so that s Why. With Sam Botts incumbent seek garments were Handy As they in i big re election and three others Joyed the rare treat of Snow sports. A the Field. The others Are p. G. Small boys from snowy sections i Greenwood attorney or. F. D. J probably would sniff at tile a i Walworth former City health piety of Home made sleds to bog officer and or. R. E Utley. I gaits and so is which Golden state j the mayors Campaign has been residents hastily contrived for their pitched to a certain extent around the Issue of the City manager form i of government. Greenwood is the outspoken advocate of this form of government wherein the mayor and City commissioners would receive Only a nominal salary for meetings and the affairs of the City would be run by a City manager. Or. Utley has conducted a Campaign against this form of government while mayor Botts and or. Wadsworth have their platforms on other issues principally Economy. In the race for the two commissioners pests to be filled Are eight candidates including h. F Looney candidate for re election. George Waters who has served As commissioner for two terms is not of equipment wag Good enough As Many children played in Snow for the first time in their lives. Boxes Runn ered with straps of tin passed As sleds and Many a barrel stave served As a ski. Snow was forecast today for san Francisco the first time in the history of the United states weather Bureau Here such a prognostication has been made. It snowed yesterday and Friday and thursday but those surmise Winter sallies caught even the weath Jer watchers of guard. Smudging was resorted to As a j Protection for Citrus fruit crops in the South. Attempts made by the Herald i today to obtain information on i the amount of damage suffered by Citrus growers of California were i met by answers that investigation was under Way today to determine wha damage had been suffered. A investigation will take candide Able san Francisco reported i today. A will have to wait until j Field examinations have been completed. Or. Kelso said that if the situation continues As at present there is every reason to believe that the Money will be available for Relief in january. February March and possibly later on about the same basis As at present. The r. F. C. Official came to the Valley with Ray Leeman manager of the South Texas chamber of Commerce and in charge of the unemployment Relief work for the organization in South Texas. Or. Lec Man handles the funds through the local Chambers. Or. Kelso and or. Leeman met in i the chamber of Commerce Here with g. C. Richardson manager of the Brownsville chamber j. E. Bell manager of the san Benito chamber s. M. Patterson manager of j the Weslaco chamber and member of the Relief committees of various Valley counties and towns. Mayor Sam Botts of Harlingen and mayor r. B Rentfro and City manager z. A. Rosenthal of Brownsville were also present. There were about 30 at the meeting. A mysterious Telephone Call from her caused Louis Greco to fear White slavers had kidnapped his 15-year-old daughter Eleanor Jean above and he has asked Philadelphia police to search Hoilier. She disappeared Enro Ute to a theater on november 12. Plane crash cause unknown bodies of two victims Are sent to Des Moines for burial u. S. Tells debtors wants no strings to payments Paris. Dec. 12. A a tile debts mor cerium which pres. Hoover declared in 1931 was the cause of All the present troubles in which americans debtors Are now involved Premier Herriot declared today in outlining his debts policy before the chamber of deputies. A this is my of the Hoover moratorium a he said. A if the United states did not want to concern itself with the problem of reparations. Or. Hoover should not have become involved in it. He should have allowed Germany itself to ask for the moratorium provided in the Young these statements came in the course of an exposition of the history of the debts Issue. Policy criticized the Premier criticized other departments of the american foreign policy beginning with the refusal of Congress to approve the league of nations As sponsored by pres. Wilson a the United he said Quot never took its rightful place at the table in the Council of or insisted that America became involved in the reparations problem when it allowed Charles g. Dawes i and Owen d. Young to Frame the reparations plans which Bear their names. Madison wis., dec. 12. A to a astronomers who speak of millions of Miles Between stars May have been wrong All these years declares or. Joel Stebbins University of Wisconsin astronomer. For instance he claims some of the stars in the Milky Way Are Only one half As far apart As the world has been led to believe. Or. Stebbins says he has discovered something away off in space that other astronomers have not taken into consideration in measuring distances. It is Gas and dust. Using a photo electric cell attached to reflectors he declares he saw an extended Cloud of Small particles that obstructs and scatters Light of the stars. His observations have been made at mount Wilson and at Washburn Observatory Here. Sellers Case is continued Texas cities get coldest wave of year Valley in line to get own share of cold tonight while Citrus growers in parts of California were busily smudging Orchards today and Texas and other part of the nation were shivering under the coldest weather of the season the Valley s own share of the cold wave was predicted for tonight. Forecast for the Valley is colder tonight with temperatures ranging in the Middle thirties. Occasional i Rains also were forecast. Relief was seen in the next few Days with predictions that North and East Texas where snows Are forecast for tonight would see warmer weather tomorrow. Special to the Herald Raymondville. Dec. 12.�?the i Ropchan no strings warns v. S. Washington dec. 12. Nations cannot Pic eur attach doctor testifies defendant unable to stand trial set for May term a Well pleased i am extremely Well pleased with the manner in which the funds Are being handled in South Texas and the Valley a or. Kelso said. A you have a Fine Bunch of people in strings to War debt payments due in three Days. The United states government made that Clear to great Britain at the same time As it advised against setting up reservations which would Only increase the a difficulties that must be overcome in attempting any new study of the debt tangle. A. J. Bowen. Scions begin on main work Extension studier Washington. Dec 12.-hav opened plur ing directly into issues which Chicago dec. 12.�? a a exec must be settled if an extra session Rives o. The nations railroads pros to be avoided Congress today a Osedo the brotherhoods of pm wrestled with the troublesome we claim the weather established something of a record sunday for changes. Early in the Day cold North wind. And ram. Shortly after noon. Fine South wind. No ram but Clouds later in t Ait Moon West wind no Clouds Fine Sunshine few a while. Still later in the Day North wind again then by night More Clouds More ram. Outside of a Little show and the Northern lights it think of much that was missed. In in m the Herald wants to Call the attention of All those people who insist that an unfavourable news a tory never yet has come outside the Borders of California to the newspapers of the nation saturday and sunday. On the front pages of All these newspapers there were stones telling about freezing weather in California s fruit Orchards pm her beaches and elsewhere. One san Francisco newspaper Man even went so far As to write 1 a feature article and Send it out. On the fact that a a temperature in California saturday was lower than in Alaska. And so far As we know he is still alive a a t of mention this in pass no just for those who berated Val t Ley newspapermen who sent out Stone a Boa the floods and the past colds you can t keep anything like hat Tenet. So you might As Well co he Jaq and ic., it. So it will be told if ploys today that the ten per cent reduction in pay be extended indefinitely Oast next january 31 when the agreement of last year is due to expire. The suggestion came from w. F Thiehoff. Spokesman for the managements. At the Start of their a joint conference with Heads of 21 shop crafts. To caused a recess less than Ore hour after the conference with labor Heads had convened. Problems of prohibition farm Relief and appropriations. While the House ways and Means committee drove ahead to Complete hearings on legalization of Beer and Light wines the question of repeal was debated in the Senate judiciary committee and farm Laders discussed agricultural Aid with chairman Jones of the House agriculture committee. Exact cause of the plane crash that snuffed out the lives of Leroy c. Dunn wealthy Des Moines undertaker and his Pilot Lawrence b Schmidt May never be known. A department of Commerce investigator was expected to arrive in the Valley from Dallas to conduct an investigation into the cause of the crash but Little remains As evidence at the death spot. Pieces of fabric clinging to Spanish daggers and Cactus Bear Mut ,. Testimony of the plane s flight from Ammi a re uni la a gown mint la would pay in Gold the $95,550,000 due december 15. But this was not to be taken Asa resumption of payments on the torn and pieces of the fuselage cling to Spanish daggers for a distance of about 500 Yards marking a path to where the twisted and fire Black end wreckage of the Stinson Cabin plane lies. The path at first leads northeastward but suddenly swerves northwestward about 50 Yards from where the plane first crashed into the ground. Some observers Are of the opinion the plane caught fire in the air and the path through the Brush indicates the pilots frantic efforts to land the flaming ship. Tile Pilot evidently was hurled from the Cabin at the planets first Contact with the ground. His body was found under the remains of a Wing about too feet where torn and a Dlug of fyn i it and everything i wednesday morning at a Point East t i cd re for i satisfactory. 0f Raymondville and about two v j a Ltan a or Lccy an explained that in i Miles from red pish Bay. Brush is a a Robinson. W t. Carlton. D m charge of South Texas As the per w. Day or. J. A Palmer jr., and Schnal representative of gov. Ster j Ling and that the South Texas chamber of Commerce is handling the funds through the local Chambers of Commerce As that is its method of handling All such matters. There was a discussion of various problems which confronted the continued on Page six Christmas customs Juk foreign lands Battlefield Marker dedication delayed due to inclement weather dedication of the newly mounted and relocated Cannon marking site of the Galveston ranch skirmish has been postponed. The dedication was to have been held sunday. patriotic bodies including the la. Thomas Barlow chapter of the d. A r. Which inaugurated the remarking work will take part in the dedication. Want reservation in a flurry of diplomatic activity that broke the usual sunday Calm of official Washington the British plan existing prior to the Hoover moratorium. Rather it proposed that this remittance be treated As a a capital payment of which account should be taken in any final these proposals were promptly rejected by Sec. Stimson a few hours Laver Aller hurried consultations with pres. Hoover and Sec. Mills. Valley shippers to meet tonight tile government s Case against w. B. Sellers former vice president of the first National Bank was continued to the next term when a doctors affidavit stating Sellers was unable to stand trial was presented before Federal judge t. M Kennedy monday morning. Sellers who is charged with making a fake report to the comptroller was represented by v. W. Taylor of the firm of Seabury George amp Taylor. The affidavit stated that jailers was confined to bed by illness of such nature which would make it dangerous for him to be tried at this time. Judge Kennedy set the Case Down As the first Case on the first Day of the May term of Federal court. He also ordered Sellers to report to the or cation officer three Days in Advance of the May term which opens on the second monday. The government through asst. To. S. Dist. Atty. Carlos g. Watson announced ready for trial when the Case was called. Weslaco doctor gets 13 months it special to the Herald Weslaco. Dec. 12.�?the annual election of officers will be the chief topic for consideration at the monthly meeting of the South texan shippers association Here Mon or. R t Bol or of Weslaco w As sentenced to 13 months in the Penitentiary monday morning by judge t. M. Kennedy on his conviction on narcotic charges. The defendant sought new trial and gave notice of Appeal. Or. Bolyn was released on recon 1 Niz Ance and w As to appear in court j tuesday to make $2,000 Bond pending out come of the motions. A jury returned a verdict of guilty against the Weslaco doctor saturday. Texas Olis sub Zero weather by the associated pre the coldest weather of the season Rode into Texas on a brisk North wind last nig at and today dropping temperatures to new Low Marks and covering a portion of the North Dextral fee Tion of the state with pampas Reading of 4 decrees below Zero was the lowest reported overnight but it was 7 degrees warmer at Dawn. It was feared Tine wheat crop in that Section of the Panhandle had been damaged. Plainview had a minimum of live degrees above the lowest in two years. In at Dallas the Mercury at fort Worth and Dallas reached a minimum of 18 just before Daybreak and streets were made Slippery by an rain. The fort Worth Reading was the lowest for two seasons. Wichita Falls Early morning temperature of 12 above Zero was the lowest since Jan. 18. 1930. Gainesville had 16 which established a similar record. Amarillo s thermometers reached Zero at 2 a. Rn., but the Reading at 9 a. In. Was 8 degrees above. It was to degrees at Lubbock at 7 a. In and 12 at 9 of clock. Abilene had 15-degree weather and san Angelo 18. Across Central and mid South Texas the cold was not As severe although Corsicana a 22 degrees was Low. San Antonio had 25, Longview 27 and Houston 37. Day night. Other subjects of major import Trionfi Rug Karl to Lance to Valley shippers will also 1 rus lieu i be considered according to an Vera of visit noun cements issued locally by cd Wallace Secretary of the Organiza Mexico City dec. 12. A seven flee pen Parchman miss., dec. 12.�?.�?�p a seven prisoners bored their was through a Wall a foot thick and escaped from the state prison farm Here Early today. Five bloodhounds were put on their Trail after the delivery was discovered by super i intendant o g. Tann an hour later. The fugitives include Oscar Winters and Woody Conner who Escaper Aion w the Rouey Eaton. Prentiss county a bad Many and others three months ago. Only to be recaptured. Eaton has never1 been apprehended. Winters was serving seven years in connection v the a Como Bank robbery. Conner was serving 15 years for burglary and larceny. Seared Brush and parts of the wreckage indicate the plane struck then rolled Over several times before it stopped a mass of twisted Metal and Wood a Hundred and fifty feet from the Point where it first continued on of age six Tion. The War department today con _ tinted to Rush troops into Vera Cruz to preserve order and to Check agrarian and communist activities there by reinforcing isolated garrisons. Meanwhile a dispatch from Vera Cruz said Adalberto Tejeda a storm Center in the strained situation. Had left for Mexico City to Confer with friends. Engineer who took Ca sey Jones train following wreck is retired after a if Ift Ift up 39 years service on now famous run stunt flier Falls Over chair Hurt a of pkg v to v w i i a i a a in Holland at Midnight Christmas eve. Men in colourful costumes March Over the streets chanting a Gloria in excels a and carrying High on a Long pole a Large Star lighted by several candles. 11 shopping Days until Christmas woman loses leg by James ii. Street Memphis. Dec. 12.�?u-p a the Engineer who took Casey Jones train to the end of its run and then got his Job after Casey made that Quot Farewell trip to the promised land has quit railroading. He is h a. Dad Norton and was a a a Bighead Roundhouse vernacular for Engineer for 39 years Greenville dec. 12. P or by Tore the Illinois Central retired z. D. Barber about 45. Wife of the him. He is 72 now and took a fast j superintendent of the Boles or j Tram on the Memphis Canton j plans Home South of Greenville. Miss., run the Casey Jones run suffered loss of her right leg below for 32 years. The knee today when a water heat everybody on the line knows or exploded at her Home. She was him. He s the Engineer whose brought to a Greenville Hospital train was stolen by bandits in 1914. A Wildcat jumped into his plane passengers cab once from a Low tree and a f. Cardenas and miss Esperanza negro fireman shot the beast. Cardenas left on the pan american plane for Mexico City monday morning and l i. Hauge and h. F Cunningham were passengers for Tampico. C. M. Drayton r m Tolin and r. Cabanas arrived in Brownsville Sun Day afternoon in the plane from Mexico dad was a Young Man when Casey Jones became the crack Hothead of the i. C. Jones real name was John Luther Jones. They called him Casey after Cayce i by. Where he once worked. The caller called Casey before Dawn the morning of March 31, i 1900. His engine was brought from the Roundhouse and Casey took his orders tucked them in his jumper and climbed aboard. His train was number i on the Chicago new Orleans Hue and his Job was to get it to Canton on time. Casey checked his steam glanced at his watch and eased Back the throttle. Two Short blasts from his j whistle a clanging of his Bell and j he was away on his last run a trip that made Hon immortal because folks still sing his elegy. There were Only Green lights ahead because number i had the mail. The engine panted through the Yards to the Mississippi line before Casey tugged the throttle j Back to his stomach and let the big Wheeler run on its Cannon Ball schedule. The limited was across the line before he pulled Down his whistle i Cord for the first Quot Casey Calls of the trip. It was As famous As the Steamboat whistles of the Robert e. I Lee and made Caser Jones the Tucson. Ariz., Doc. 12. Up Robert Anderson motion picture stunt Pilot and a he Man who tows fire engines about the Street at the end of a rope clamped Between his Teeth fell Over a chair Here today. He is in the Tucson Hospital in a Semi paralysed condition from a dislocated vertebrae in his neck. Casey s whistle awakened the farm folks for their daily chores. Everybody knew the Case Calls three Short and then a Long Low whine. A Sthats of Casey a High Tailin soul a hits time to get up a the Farmers would say and Peep through the window in time to see the train Hustle around a Bend in the Murk Dawn of the River Conn building damaged Casey was pulling into Vaughn when his train hit an open switch and slowed into a freight car. He shoved in his throttle jerked on his brakes and stuck with his engine. They found him scalded by steam Valley is warmest other readings reported to tile weather Bureau at d a. M. Were Palestine 26, Austin 26, Del Rio 36. Elpaso 36, port Arthur 42, Galveston 44, Corpus Christi 40, Brownsville 58. Rain and Snow were forecast for another 24 hours by the weather Bureau. While the weather was not expected to be quite so cold in the Panhandle tonight and in the East portion of that Section tomorrow there were indications for Cloudy skies with. Rain or Snow probable. For East Texas the forecast was Cloudy probably rain near coast and rain sleet and Snow and tomorrow and Frost to the coast. Rising temperatures were expected tomorrow. Snow and sleet the cold snap was the result of a High barometer area Widich moved Southeast from the Ocky Moun continued on Page six wow v t t v markets a t glance by Gas explosion Borger. Dec. 12.�?�?a Gas explosion Early today caused thousands of dollars damage to a two Story Brick building which housed a cafe and Bowling Alley. Four new York firm list improves and with a Bolt from the wreckage i Jeff psf a Eft i in his neck i widow a a it the to it alld Lnu but were not Hurt. Fled at was Noti Jackson she still lives a a. Tenn. I Winston Churchill s dad Norton was sent to Vaughn a i in a i to pick us Casey s train and take daughter is in married it to Canton. Then the Road gave London. Dec. 12. Up a miss a a ill a run Diana Churchill daughter of was 32 years ago and now Ston Churchill was married today hero o. Even boy in the Valley dad is through pensioned. After to John Milner Baiev son of sir number i so try past sleeping. All. 39 years of Hogshead my is a Abe Bailey wealthy South african hamlets without pausing but1 Long time to radio Rad. J mining official stocks slightly. Bonds steady German Loans rally. Curb steady utilities firm. Foreign exchanges steady Sterling moves narrowly. Cotton higher Trade by facing higher cables. Sugar higher Ca Bun support. Coffee quiet Trade buying. Chicago wheat easy easiness Northwest markets Good Rains Southwest. Corn easy increased visible stocks disappointing Cash Trade. Cattle Dull and lower with indications of Liberal carryover. Hogs slow and steady to higher. A a a aaa in in

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