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Brownsville Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1920, Brownsville, Texas Used cars for Sale Jesse Dennett smut Sulu Hmidi the Herald is the Only newspaper in Brownsville receiving the dispatches of the associated press the Herald is the Only afternoon newspaper in the lower Valley receiving the dispatches of the associated press the sunday morning Herald is the Only newspaper in Cameron county with its own leased Telegraph wire carrying the Complete night report of the associated press. Buy pumping machinery it i ii to is h. P. Fairbanks Morse and Krueger Atlas Oil engines in Stock. Centrifugal pumps. W. H. Putegnat company vol. Xxvi. To. 174 freeze nearly to coast sats report today 28 to 34 degree weather is prediction fair weather Promise for sunday the Brunt of the Texas norther a which has been cutting across the j state the past three Days struck the j lower Rio Grande Valley in full j Force at an Early hour this morning sending the thermometer Down to 46 degrees and the forecast today is for freezing weather nearly to the coast tonight. The prediction is weather ranging from 28 to .�?~14 degrees tonight with Clearing skies and cold and moderate northerly winds for sunday. The United states weather Bureau at new Orleans this morning sent out a cautionary Slort warning for Small Craft along the Texas coast. Moderate northerly winds were pre Crownsville Texas saturday afternoon january 24,1920 established 1893. Did the census taker miss you Tell Herald it has come to the attention of the Board of City commissioners and the Herald also has Learned that in some Way the census enumerators in Brownsville have overlooked Many people in their rounds. In order to assist the committee of citizens named by the commission to meet with the enumerators monday morning the Herald invites All citizens who Nave not been counted by the enumerators to notify this newspaper either in writing or by telephoning no. 7, giving name and address. The names will be submitted at the meeting monday. Tile Herald already has been advised of one household of nine persons who were not counted several members of the Herald Force state they have not been counted and at last night s meeting of the commission several of those present claimed that they had not been seen by the enumerators. Help to put Browns Vilies population figures where they should be. There is danger that an incomplete census will show the City a population less than in 1010 instead of the increase of 2000 to 3000 believed to exist. Every Radica census takers Overlook severe a pee suspend miss Judd pending probe into Radical activities la a Rico Asom iat cd press i dieted and freezing temperature 1 -4.�?miss Helen 4 Pratt Judd c hic ago school teacher. Nearly to the coast by sunday morn ing. While Orchard owners throughout the Valley were taking the usual Means to prevent damage by possible freeze Little fear was Felt that the weather will become severe enough to do any harm. The temperature at 7 of clock this morning was 40, the thermometer rising three degrees at i of clock this afternoon. Thirty five hundredths of an Inch of rain fell during the Early morning hours. Indicted by a special grand jury wednesday for alleged Radical activities directed town Ard the overthrow of the government has been suspended until a thorough investigation of the matter has been made Peter Tenson superintendent of schools announced today. Robert Moore Secretary of the Illinois state teachers association in addressing Chicago teachers said that Low wages Are responsible for radicalism in the Public schools. Several lives lost in Early fire at Dallas people jump from windows when fire destroys main hotel search ruins of Nence vill be tried leaders and those High in counsels of communist party Are indicted by the associated press Chicago Jan. 24.�?virtually every Radical advocate of prominence in the United 3tates today is scheduled to face trial in Chicago. Indictments against eighty five alleged leaders of the communist party yesterday were followed quickly by the indictment of forty men and women charged with being High in the counsels of the communist labor party. Extradition papers Are being prepared for those under indictment who Are residents of other states. Many commission hears committee to take it up the citizens of Brownsville Are and that this was not fair to the City Brig. Gen. made commander Arizona District 71 St diocesan Council of Church opens today the Many friends on this part of the Border of brigadier general Frank r. Mccoy will be interested to learn that general Mccoy has been returned to the mexican Border having been assigned to command the Arizona District with Headquarters at Douglas. General Mccoy was stationed in Brownsville in i i j. At that time he was Captain Mccoy and served As chief of staff to brigadier general James Parker during the stay of the National guard on this part of the Border. Before coming to District Headquarters at Brownsville he commanded b. Troop of the third cavalry at Mission. Just before leaving this City in the Spring of 1917 he was promoted to major and while in Washington was assigned to the embassy at Mexico City As military attache to ambassador Fletcher a personal Friend of general Mccoy. He did not remain there Long however for shortly after the War broke out j he was ordered Back to the i United states and was assigned to the staff of general Pershing. Ile was with g. La. Q. In France almost throughout the War. By the ask imitated press Galveston tex., Jan. 24.�? i the seventy first diocesan Council of the protestant episcopal Church of the Texas diocese opened Here today with the squid of i by Hie associated press Dallas Texas Jan. 24.�?al East two men lost their lives Early today in a fire which destroyed the main hotel in the Down town District Here. Two Are in hospitals suffering from injuries sustained in leaping from windows. Firemen Are searching the ruins for possible additional bodies. The dead Are a. L. Chastain night watchman for american express company. L. Cowan Western Union lineman. Fifty persons occur flood Iii Hetel of Border agreement without conflict is now indicated by tin associated press Austin Texas Jan. 24.�?w. A. Keeling assistant attorney general who has been in Wichita county in connection with the Boundary dispute Between Texas and Oklahoma returned Here today. He said there ire no indications of pending conflict Between the Texas raiders and Oklahoma deputies when he left and expressed the opinion that the matter will be settled in court. $152,750 in prizes to be Given by state fair urged by the City commission to cooperate with the census enumerators and with the mayors committee appointed at a special session of the City Council last night in seeing that Brownsville gets a Complete enumeration of its citizenship. Mayor Cole emphasized the necessity for a Complete census in a Short talk to the commissioners and newspapermen. A there Are certain prerogatives accruing to cities of 10,000 population or More. Brownsville has the citizenship and should get credit for it at Washington a he said. The discussion and the appointment of the committee followed a statement by commissioner Jesse Dennett that Many people were being overlooked by the enumerators isolation of flu germ is claimed by naval surgeon my the associated press Chicago 111., Jan. 24.�?dr. Earl c. Carr senior Grade lieutenant in charge of the main Laboratory at the great lakes naval training station has isolated the influenza germ he announced today. Right a la so Eek a Clinton forty Tuo rooms when the fire broke Houston coadjutor Bichop of the diocese presiding and a Large number of delegates and visitors present. The session will continue through tuesday. St. Louis teachers warn Public in ads salaries must Rise St. Louis mo., Jan. 24�?in newspaper advertisements today St. Louis Public school teachers warned that unless they obtained salary increases Many would leave the profession. High school teachers average about $175 a month and those in the elementary schools about $85. Members of the Board of education announced that it is virtually impossible to Grant any increases before next september. A a a a a a a a 15 injured in wreck return from san Antonio inspector in charge e. P. Reynolds of the u. S. Immigration service Joe Taylor and Marcus Hines returned today from san Antonio where they were in attendance As witnesses before the fall investigation committee on mexican affairs. Sheriff w. T. Vann chief Deputy Fred Wynn c. A. Man Allan and others Are expected to return tonight or tomorrow. Weather tonight Cloudy and colder temperature 28 to 34 sunday fair and cold moderate northerly wind. Maximum temperature .72.50 minimum temperature .46.00 barometric pressure .30.02 rainfall inches. .35 temperature at noon today. .49.00 by the associated press Tulsa okla., Jan. 24.�?fifteen persons mostly negroes were injured when a Frisco train was wrecked near Bristow Oklahoma today. Market report special to the Herald by the u. S. Bureau of markets Kansas City. Mo., Jan. 23.�? Kansas City lettuce seven cars on track Market unchanged. Pittsburg demand slow Market unsettled Florida hampers $2 to $2.25 a few higher California crate $4 to $4.50. Chicago seven cars on track demand moderate Market steady California. Los Angeles Section. $2.75 to $3 poorer As Low As $1 Imperial Valley $4 to $4.50 Florida hampers $2.25 to $2.75 poorer As Low As $1. Out. It started in a restaurant in the building and had gained great headway when discovered. Shortly after the hotel was shaken by an explosion and sent flames flashing throughout the hotel. This prevented Many escaping unhurt although most of the guests were aroused by that time. When firemen reached the scene the frantic cries of persons imperilled brought fire fighters scurrying up ladders to windows seemingly enveloped in flames and Many thrilling rescues were effected. A number of firemen were injured in varying degrees when the second floor awning fell. Oscar c. Dancy is in race for county judge of Cameron firs Premium to be $15,000 for skort floor Callie a by tin associated press , Texas Jan. 24.�?directors of the Dallas state fair association have approved appropriations totalling $152,750 to be awarded for premiums attractions and other expenditures for the 1920 exposition it is announced. The first Premium to be named is $15,000 for the Best exhibit of shorthorn cattle. A committee has been named by the Board to investigate a prop pal to establish an athletic Field at fair Park. 2000 cases every 24 hours in Chicago by Ririe associated press Chicago 111., Jan. 24.�?influenza and pneumonia continued to spread in Chicago Tod at the rate of More than two thousand cases every t Wendy Felt for sours. Little danger of epidemic in exas says Goddard. By the associated press Austin Texas Jan. 24.�?while scattered cases of the influenza Are reported from various parts of the state and a local epidemic threatens Dallas c. W. Goddard state health that from present indications the census report would not show 10,000 people and this would seem to the world that Brownsville has not gone Forward but had been on the downgrade since the 1910 census was taken. Mayor Cole appointed to meet and work we Ith the census enumerators a committee of the following citizens p. M. Lamberton s. Tucker j. B. Scott John Gregg w. G. Will Man e. K. Goodrich j. K. Wells f. W. Seabury h. B. Galbraith j. M. Stein j. T. Canales e. Forte Joe Bollack r. Morris g. E. Dodd w. B. Clint Morris Edelstein Antonio Barreda e. R. Howard and Joe Martinez. This committee is requested to meet with the census enumerators in the chamber of Commerce rooms at to of clock monday morning. In connection with the committee we Ork or. Cole called attention to the fact that a similar move was made in 1910 when the business men went out will the enumerators to take the census. Protest about Federal building. As a result of last nights meeting mayor Cole and acting City manager Louis Cobolini will today Send a Telegram to congressman Garner protesting against the Treasury departments recommendation that the pro at Vancouver Brit. Columbia people Rush in alarm from Many buildings hut no serious damage done by the associated press Vancouver b. C., Jan. 24 a a severe earthquake Shock was Felt Here shortly after la of clock last night. People rushed in alarm from Many buildings but no damage was done other than that interruption to Telephone service is reported. Three distinct shocks Felt at Seattle Wash. By re to associated Presa Seattle Wash., Jan. 24.�?three distinct earthquake shocks were Felt Here last night. So far no material damage is reported. The Hock a Felt at Bellingham and at Anacortes. Windows in a number of houses were broken and Brick Walls cracked. Premiers to Confer on next step to get Kaiser extradited by the press it Paris Jan. 24.�?conferences Between the premiers of ii eat Britain i France and Italy will be held before posed appropriation for a new fed a. Oral building at Brownsville be with the next move in the to drawn. This action again brought up the discussion of a Board of City development commissioner Dennett saying that the mayor and commissioners ought not be required to at. Tend such matters As this. Or. Cobo a a a a Surry -.i�l, i v officer said today there appeared to be Little danger of a state wide Epi 3 thursday of next week. Lim a Huff admitting need for a chamber of Commerce said the a xiuftdst.4ifould arrant the expenditure for at least sixty Days. B. D. Will be named. It was decided however that a Board be appointed and advised that As soon As possible the City would j provide funds for the employment of a Secretary and maintaining the work. These appointments will to made at the next regular session in discuss extradite the former emperor William from Holland is decided upon according to information Given the associated press by the French foreign office. Whether the Nevi de to Demk Hague or flt get the main subject to be determine i. Tim Wei London but no Date has been fixed and the matter cannot be left pending a Long time. Oscar c. Dancy for the past two years county attorney of Cameron county announced today that he will be a candidate for the democratic nomination for county judge of Cameron county before the democratic primaries in july. Or. Dancy is now holding his first political office in Texas. He came to Brownsville in 1909, taking up the practice of his profession. He was associated for a time us Ith various Law firms in the City and in december 1917, he was appointed county attorney of Cameron county to fill out a vacancy. In 1918 he offered his candidacy for the place at the democratic primaries was nominated and elected. Or. Dancy is a lifelong Democrat and comes from a state where democrats Are born democrats and live their lives As democrats North Carolina. Field marshal Haig to retire on february i to women about their poll tax prompt and accurate attention should be Given to the payment of poll taxes by the women of Cameron county. And the following facts should not he forgotten a. taxes must be paid before february i. Second. A women living within the corporate limits of any incur Rora it d City or town should be As prompt about paying City poll taxes As the should be about paying state and county to l taxes. Call at the county court House to pay state and county tax and Call at the City Hall to Pas City tax. The state poll tax is $1.50. County poll tax 25 cents and City Poi tax $1.00. A persons go years rid or Over Are exempted from poll taxes but must obtain exemption certificate fro both the county and City. Which wid not Cost anything. The same time limit is on both Aid it is necessary to have both paid in order to entitle you to vote. Look Atter this matter do not wait until it is too late and say a i was mislead a you May at any time Dor no the year solemnly wish that you had rut yourself in a position to ass a of your rights at the ballot Box. To this article to your neighbor to the end that she May be p aced Udo. Notice of what is necessary in o Der to entitle her to woman suffrage. F St Post of commander in chief will be abolished by inc asset Init a i rps London. Jan. 24.�?field marshal Haig will retire february i when the Post of commander in chief will by abolished says the daily mail. With the abolition of this Post the newspaper adds command of the army will revert to the army Council As in i pre War Days. Farmers committee meets. By to e a Salt a i a a in Psi fort Worth Texas Jan. 24 a the executive committee of the Texas Farmers Union met Here Todar to arrange a program for the suite convention at Dallas next week and discuss moving the Union Headquarters to some other Texas City. Germans wh0returnt0 Fiji islands unwelcome Mel by secret service men who throw baggage Over by Tho associated Brea Suva Fiji islands Jan. 24.�?five germans who formerly liver Here tried to return to this Colony Tho other Day but were by British service men who threw their baggage into the Harbor. The government has promised the returned soldiers association that the Gentian will be interned pending a decision As to their admission to the islands. Demic at present. He said reports indicate the disease is Milder than last year and accompanied by less severe complications. Appeal from sick bed by mrs. Curtis child labor Day by the associated press i Austin tex., Jan. 24.�?the fourth sunday in january the 24th this Vear has been Dee / hated by the woman a division of the state labor department As child labor Day. Gift from belgian Royalty ing the City a financial condition or. Cobolini waxed eloquent Over the Many needs of the City and the limited funds with which to meet them. A when i find All these things he said a i sometimes wish i had gone to Kerbo Japan or some other place away off. That the Man who appears with a protest against the valuations made by the Beard of equalization we ill have a hard Row to Hoe unless he can prove a mighty clean Bill of health was indicated in last nights discussion. It was decided that when a Man protested against the action of the Board he must accompany his protest with a sworn affidavit showing the Pricr Fiertz he had on hand Ai unless he can produce such an affidavit his claim will receive Little or no consideration at the hands of the commission. Jitney suggestion is up. The question of the Jitney and Dray stand on Washington Street was brought to the attention of the commission by or. Cobolini who stated that there had been Many complaints against the present location. Or. Cole said that this problem had always been a sore one and that when continued on Page four Beautiful Silver Tea canister sent to mrs. Virginia Hying Synnott daughter of mayor Lylan of new York by King Albert and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium. Calls on women of Texas to pay their poll tax that they May have voice by the associated press ,.a. Dallas. Texas Jan. 24.-anh>s Appeal from her sickbed has been issued by mrs. Nannie Webb Curtis president of the Texas woman s Christian Temperance Union to the women of Texas to pay their poli tax without delay that they May have a voice in the coming primary elections. She urges the women to ask no questions but to a get that receipt and when the time comes you can vote All mrs. Curtis communication follows a to the women of Texas my dear , perhaps in our history has there been such a combination of forces at work in our state politically morally and financially. This letter comes to you from my sickbed in the sanitarium and but for the urgency of the Case would never have been written. I May live to see the primaries Over and i May not but dear friends we must put Forth every Effort in our Power or lose much or All that we have gained in a Long hard struggle. A if Texas is saved from the despoiling Power of the rum fiend and his allies the ballots of women must be added to those of Good men to do it. You have never failed me when i have called upon you and i do not believe you will do it now. Get up put on your hat go to the court House and pay your poll tax. If in a City of 10,000 or More you will have to go in person to the court House or to the place authorized by the attorney general. If in a place under 10,000 you can pay any authorized agent but if possible in j each instance go to the court House and attend to it yourself. Done task a question about whether you will get to use your receipt or get to vote but go get that receipt and when the time comes you Cap vote All right. Poy your poll tax. Get your friends to do the same and do it former Kaiser not surprised at dutch action. It lev Tho Assolin ted press a Mekong in Jan. 24.�?former emperor William was not surprised by the formal refusal of Tho dutch government to comply with the Allied demand for bus surrender it was declared. News of the decision was first communicated to Bentinck Castle by the associated press refusal of the extradition had been expected the correspondent was told hut the castles residents never were officially informed that such a decision had been or would be reached. Crown jewels of Early egyptian Princess set new styles in jewelry purse with $700, lost 8 months ago is found by Tho assail ted pres Cisco tex., Jan. 24.�?recovery of a purse containing $700 lost eight months ago has gladdened to i heart of a resident Here. Diligent search and advertisements in local papers failed to bring results at the time the Money was lost. Recently a merchant while Clearing out accumulated paper in his place of business found the purse. Recalling the advertisements the owner of the Money was soon located and identified his property. Juarez 1919 exports. By the associated press Juarez Mexico Jan. 24.�?shipments of cattle lumber Silver Bullion Green Coffee and other mexican exports during the last Quarter of 1919 from Juarez totalled $220,-159, according to figures just compiled by e. A. Dow american Consul Here. Of this amount there were shipments of 2."rj4 head of cattle valued at $74,402 1,596,000 feet of White Pine lumber $63,273 15,783 ounces of Silver Bullion $16,000 and 62,784 pounds of Greti Coffee $16,659. By tic Assoria led p s new Tork Jan. 2 a Crown jewels of the Princess Sii Athor aunut daughter of seen it ret who ruled Egypt 4000 year b. Fore the time of Christ and a h or Ltd exhibition at the metropolitan us ileum of Art apparently h in a new fashion in necklaces Hrmo to and rings for patronize fifth Avenue shops. The collection new on 1. To was found in the Tomb of the ancient Royalty which was unearthed ii professor w. M. Flinder. Petrie in 1914. Although Only one Blue Bead remained on the sarcophagus a a reminder of the egyptian Kings Dan Bier yet the jewel casket and cont. I in were found intact. It recently purchased by the museum for a larg1 sum. Among the costly Bauble. Of i in Princess Are shining pectoral o the deepest Lapis Lazuli and Dainty amulets of dark carnelian popular in the years now lost in a misty a t. Her favorite amethyst necklaces As Well As smaller jewel cases and unbent jars Are marvels of artistry and skilled workmanship. One Cartouche containing the name of sat ii Athor in nuts a father and apparently a gift from the King to his daughter my it have been Wien As a broach. It consist of symbolical figures of two Quot Ole is standing on a h Ero Glyphic base. Over the Birds Quot Heads Are cobra de Ca pol lo.-, or hooded serpents whose coils form a Frame for the scarab or sacred Beetle. Below them is the figure of a Man kneeling As if in worship. New York jewelry shop win lows at present display ornaments of Platinum and diamonds patterned after the designs of some of the princes. Sat Hathor in nuts a trinkets. The craftsmen of the twelfth dynasty under the pharaoh Seru Seret however have not been outdone in skilled workmanship by the jewelry makers of today say

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