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Laredo Times (Newspaper) - March 17, 1940, Laredo, Texas 9 a thought a Day Sanctify them through thy truth thy word is truth St John 17 17. 68th year no. 238 24 pages Laredo Texas sunday March 17, 1940 Price 6c 44 men trapped in Coal mine seek Wilcox Sand in deep test news behind the news by Ray Tucker translates mail for president showdown american diplomats can t announce it but they foresee the fall the Chamberlain ministry because the blunders he has committed from the dark Days Munich to the signing the Russo finnish peace pact. The repercussions May remake world and american history. Great Britain according to Al dental diplomatic dispatches faces grave difficulties possibly defeat. Our army and Navy experts have minimized England s Chance Success for some months to the distress the state department and the White House. They have looked at the i military setup realistically rather than sentimentally politically. But now they see scant Chance for Complete Allied Triumph they continued Page 13 look wife former Laredo hotel manager Dies big Spring Tex., March Ltd funeral services for mrs. Dan j Hudson 42, wife the manager a local hotel will be held Here at 9 30 sunday morning following which the body will be taken for burial in Pallas county near Lancaster monday morning. Mrs. Hudson was killed instantly this morning when the car in which the and her husband were Riding overturned As he swerved to avoid a cow the Highway near Ranger. Hudson suffered body bruises. They were in route from big Spring to fort Worth. Survivors besides the husband Well i known in Texas hotel circles Are the Mother mrs. Rosa t. Stuart dal Ala county a sister and four brothers.1 and mrs. Hudson were Well known in Laredo having made their Home Here for some time Hudson being manager the Plaza hotel Here prior to turning the management Over to r. E. Morrison the present manager. War Days have been Busy ones for emerson"b7ch"fistie,t head the state department s translating Bureau whose Job it is to translate foreign language messages sent to president Roosevelt his staff skilled in 24 languages has been putting into English some 375,000 words a month from diplomats would be counsellors victims Persel Cut Lon Cranks and beggars. I third try Carolina Texas site. While two deep tests to the Queen City have been drilled in the Carolina Texas Field Webb county by the Carolina Texas Oil & Gas Trust which resulted in Gas Wells from Sand around 5,000 feet a Deal just made by the Cartter & Rubsamen drilling co., with the Carolina Tex As Oil & Gas Trust provides for another deep test to 5,000 feet this latest test now preparing to Start operations its Loca Tion Block 13 Survey 268, will Drill for a Gas Well in the Queen City production however in All probability it will be carried much deeper and a test made the Wilcox Sand in that part the Laredo District. The drilling this latest test scheduled to Start during the coming week will be watched with considerable interest by the Oil fraternity. Irish March new York March is a the i Irish marched up fifth Avenue today in one the dam pest St. I Patrick s Day parades in the City s history a. I fair weather traditionally associated with the Celebration failed the Irish and they moved through swirling Snow that obscured the tall towers the Broad Avenue and thinned the crowds spectators. Trio talented artists get rousing Mexico City ovations Mexico Groi to Tokyo Periscope Sale Finland naps will raise funds for finns Farley talks to St Patrick group. Washington March Ltd postmaster general Farley said tonight that american ideals should permit every father and Mother re Sard Leas Raca color Creed to look their new born son and see a Futura president the United in an address prepared for a dinner the Friendly Bona St. Patrick Farley asserted that social and economic problems should never be permitted to create disunity. F midget racing car kills woman Waco March 19- pleading with her husband to let her drive it Onca mrs Delia Dodson 25, took the wheel a midget racing car1 and met death today when the machine crash and through a Fence at the Speedway bar and broke her neck. Dorson had just finished tuning his homemade machine for the opening the Raca season Here tomorrow. He Aid hit wife pleaded with him to allow her to drive it just for besides her husband a baby Daugh tar survives. And a. Whopping Irish Salute their St. Patrick s birthday to Hazel Powell Patricia Mast Walter Stein George Spence and Joe Puli and the same As yesterday to miss Frances Alexander mrs. R. Rodriguez and Andy Williams. Father Doyle cites that Patrick s Day and Palm sunday As today come together once in a Century and the legend is that Means blood will be spilled in Ireland during the year. And Bill Mccraw speaking irishmen will soon have a Book off the press titled professional and Freddie Woolcott since the new York March 16.- spa Sale Beautiful Large scale maps Finland As a novel method raising Money for the finnish Relief fund a National scale was announced today by Herbert Hoover National chairman the fund. The map was especially prepared for the finnish Relief fund by Otto g. Lindberg himself a native Finland and one the leading mapmakers this country the eh5 tire Cost the map has been donated by firms which supplied the workmanship and material for its continue rage 10 Mexico City March 16- a mexican Trade Mission eleven government officials and prominent businessmen will depart tomorrow for Tokyo As guests the japanese government to explore Means increasing Trade Between Mexico and Japan. A member said the delegation would be in Japan More than two months and expected to negotiate comprehensive Trade commitments involving both barter and capital. Responsible government Bank ing off Lal declared Mexico through such commitments foresaw a result ant reduction in Mexico s imports from the United states. These total eld approximately $97,200,000 last year. Commercial ties Are being tight ened with Japan this observer said As insurance against possible United states suspension Silver purchases. As further insurance against Washington s terminating the present Silver policy one official disclosed the ministry finance is now making a study new Tariff schedules which might involve an increase As much As 40 per cent imports from the United states and other countries. It was estimated such an increase would provide Mexico with 30 million pesos additional Revenue to compensate for the loss foreign Exchange from Silver sales. To further conserve her Stock foreign Exchange Mexico must reduce luxury imports such As american Automo Biles radios and refrigerators. The Trade discussions with Japan will cover mexican Oil Salt Cotton leather scrap Iron hard fibres and japanese Rayon automobiles clothing and capital for investment in the development mexican steel Mills whose output would be consigned to Tokyo. Ernest Hidalgo an executive officer the foreign ministry will head the delegation. The government Oil administration the Central government Bank the Salt producers Union and the government foreign Trade Bank will be among institutions represented. The delegates will go by train to los Angeles to embark for Tokyo Laredo s and Butte Montana s three envoys entertainment Courtney Slaughter Proffitt Elizabeth Lochrie and Courtney Proffitt left Mexico saturday morning for Laredo after completely conquering the neighbouring Republic with their artistry. This Trio Talent left Laredo two weeks ago for a visit to Mexico which was arranged by mexican Consul Efrain Dominguez Laredo and member the rotary club. The Proffitte Mother and daughter Are vocalists rare Talent and mrs Lochrie one the nation s outstanding artists particularly Indian lore. Friday evening in Mexico City Over radio station web mrs. Proffitt gave a Farewell concert Over the air speaking and singing in both English and Spanish she expressed deep appreciation for the wonderful reception tendered her and her daughter and mrs. Lochrie. Her concluding number was the Hills the three artists live in Butte Montana but mrs. Proffitt was reared in Laredo and her daughter was born Here. They came to Laredo and hence to Mexico through . A. E. Mcculoch special events chairman the rotary club who presented them in an outstanding ladies night program. The Trio is expected Back from Mexico today tomorrow. Black damp1 perils from explosion 50,000 Folk to converge m Zapata july 6 to celebrate completion Hiway to Valley three county judges hosts take the High Road take the Low Road they la Lead to Zapata july 6 when the Border country will at age j an hilarious Highway Celebration to be known As the fronts tier dilation with county judges m. B. Bravo m. It Raymond and h. Garza jr., Zapata Webb and Star counties respectively acting As co chairman the Spectaci-4 ular event. In the purpose the great Assembly which is expected to attract 60,000 people from Brownsville to Del Rio will be the completion the famous Border Highway through Zapata county opening a paved Trail from the lower rib Grande Valley to the Rich territories up the River. And is Zapata county ready to really offer a grands time to All the visitors to be judge at spinach festival Parade set. Clairs Tlle o., March 16 we forty four men entombed in the explosion torn Willow Creek Coal mine were feared dead tonight. Two men were killed trying to Rescue them. Rescue Crews saved 113 other miners most them were affected by the death dealing Black Damp which followed a Noonday blast. Officials the Hanna Coal co., owners the mine three Miles South Here declined to speculate the miners Fate. The 44 were Cut off from fresh air and entombed behind Rock Barrier. But they re All dead they could t live through that blast said Frank Opatrny one the rescued men. This View was shared by his fellow workers. Desperate attempts to Contact the imprisoned men failed. While Rescue Crews battered at the Rock Wall some thought it would take All night to break through efforts made to Force fresh air to the men Down a 90-foot Shaft. The Frontier Hil Atlon will be the grandest biggest and we Hope the Best Celebration Ever attempted along the Banks the Rio Grande county judge m. B. Bravo Zapata county stated this Are going to show the rest the state and the nation what a grand and great country we have Down the people hundreds Miles 4 North East and West us May think we re the last Frontier judge Bra continued. But we re going to k show them that we re one the most a progressive and powerful territories in the entire great state judge Raymond Webb count echoes his colleague to he souths the Good people other parts is our own and neighbouring states a Don t have any idea our resources and the great opportunities which hot exist along the Rio Grande a opines. Now we re going to show them. The completion the High Way Between Laredo and the Lowe a Valley is just going to be an exciiss.--.w9 to show the rest the state and the continued Page 10 de h. Corrigan president the Laredo rotary club will be one the three judges at the big annual spinach festival Parade at Crystal City the morning april 5, 6, and ?. Says spa better Washington March 16-0p colonel f. C. Harrington spa commissioner said in a report to the nation by radio lbs tonight that .-�.-. .-,.,., the word Boondoggle was Digap Almy Pulci games will not be held peering because Public respect for next year will be out for football at a a Rice this fall. Accomplishments jets administration the works pro someone Calls in to say Pat Mclaughlin is to be seen in the current peek Magazine. Endorse Garner Amabello Texas March 16-w West Texas Young democrats strongly endorsed John Garner Texas for the democratic presiden tial nomination in a Resolution passed at their convention Here today. Heads older boys san Antonio much Ander port Arthur was elected president the Myca older boy s conference the Southwest. Churchman Dies _ Mineral Wells Tex., March 16 _ _. Up a. E. Eaton president the b. Cuzen Houston no Wells Chiy -.00., died tonight a heart ailment. He was prominent in Church and civic circles. And h. Tycoon who thinks " there s Oil at Cotulla has discovered three big Oil Fields. Methodist Young folks have program today and the resemblance Between publisher h. Hardy Heth Heb Bronville and Highway commissioner Harry Hines is striking. Leary to speak to rotary club soon Rex Leary head the largest fumigation Plant in the world located in Laredo by the Bureau Enty ology and Plant quarantine will be the speaker wednesday before the rotary club president de Cor Regan announced saturday. The program chairman will be Walter Stein. Even in Laredo few our citizens realize the vastness and importance the Job held by re Leary. His talk will be educational and interesting Corrigan said. Pius gets Palms Vatican City March 16-Pope Pius Xii today received the customary gift Palms the eve Palm sunday. Child is lost Walsenburg colo., March 16-Alex Semple two and a half years old is Ost in the rough Huerfano Canon country South Central Colorado. The area lies 25 Miles Northeast Walsenburg Down French balloon Berlin March 16- Flagerman Pursuit planes shot Down a French captive balloon today and it burst into flames East Breisach Baden province Germany the army announced tonight. The Epworth league the first methodist Church will have  facial Musca 1 program at 7 sunday evening immediately after the social Tea which is held at 6 30. Or. And mrs. P. Craven will be hosts for the social Tea. The program has been planned by Betty Sames Geraldlin Gilliland and miss Hazel Harned the program includes Organ prelude the walk to Fod so loved the world. Stalker the Palm branches. Faure Solo by . L. Waller the Green Cathedral. Hahn Solo by Lola Bunn into the Woods. Lutkin there is a Green Hill. Gower Solo by George c. Bakerjr. Open the Gates. Knapp the Stolf is . Palestrina the chorus which will sing these songs include Betty Sames Geral Dine a Lolland Oma Lee Faulkner Rose Lillian Gessendorf Lola Bunn and Melita Kowalsky. Alice Leary will read the scriptural background for the numbers. Carranza commands Nuevo Laredo Airport Rafael t. Carranza who for the past 10 years has operated station Jefe in Nuevo Laredo and who is also a licensed air plane Pilot has been named by the department communications Mexico As honorary commander the Nuevo Laredo Airport with full Power to look after the maintenance the Airport there. Nuevo Laredo has an Airport with six runways covering an area three quarters a mile and capable providing Landing facilities for the largest planes. Carranza has been invited by capt Eddie Rickenbacker and Roscoe Turner to make application to join the S. Aeronautical society. Fourth five wreck victims Dies Only one member the family Manuel r. Vela Ana that himself remained alive saturday night Ai a result the Accident near Hebbron Volle about Midnight monday when the car driven by Vela was blinded by the Glare Light an approaching truck and was hit and forced off the Highway into the ditch. Manuel r. Vela jr., a the fourth member the family after hovering Between life and death for five Days during which he remained in a state unions clones succumbed to his injuries at mercy Hospital sat urday afternoon at about s clock. Only the father suffering from injuries not believed serious now remains in the Hospital. His son Homero to and adopted daughter Hortenza Leal 14, were instantly killed in the wreck their car his wife mrs. Porfila p. De Vela 32 died tuesday and the fourth victim Little Manuel died saturday afternoon. There was one double funeral at Hebbronville tuesday followed by the funeral mrs Vela wednesday and the body Little Manuel will be taken to Hebbronville sunday morning and the funeral held there probably sunday afternoon. In another wreck a ear near Hebbronville monday afternoon caused by a tire Blowout mrs. Re Cardo Rodriguez 98, Laredo was fatally injured and died in mercy Hospital tuesday morning. Or Salazar Dies Jelles Back in Italy mrs. Uverla i. Salazar 38, wife Manuel s. Salazar who was brought to Laredo about 10 Days ago and underwent an operation died at mercy Hospital saturday morning at 9 clock. 1 she was a native Mexico but had resided in Laredo and Webb county since making her Home most the time at the Farias farm in North Laredo. Surviving Are husband and other relatives. Funeral services were held saturday afternoon at 5 clock from 1820 Santa Maria to holy redeemer Church with interment in the Catholic cemetery. Double shooting Forney Tex., March 16. A Constable t. Tune today said mrs. Mary Frances Arbuckle 24, was shot to death and that her spa worker husband was then fatally wounded by a Shotgun blast that Tore away part his head. The husband Joe l. Arbuckle was 50. Rome March 16 Ufa Sumner Welles concluded his talks with Europe s statesmen today during a second entry into Italy s highest councils which coincided with a foreign office visit by the German ambassador and awaited monday s Farewell audience with Pope Pius Xhu to discuss the prospects peace As Well As continuing War. President Roosevelt s fact finder had Long talks with King Vittorio continued Page 10 Georgia governor faces jail bars Atlanta March 16-Wvgov-Ernor e. D. Rivers whose office makes him immune to state Laws today pondered the possibility that he May have to run Georgia from a Federal jail cell. Uns Mlong and frankly nonplussed 61 straight years in sunday school Washington n. J., March 16-v a Herman k. Petty is rounding 61 years perfect sunday school at Tendance but he does t want at Celebration until 1954 when 111. Really have a record-75 finn Deal end is near Helsinki March 16- # a finnish commis Lson will Fly to Moscow a. $ monday to Iron out details the new Borders imposed Finland Der last tuesday s peace treaty. While at Home the nation tackles rehab ill. Tation and the building new defences. V . Juho k. Paas Kivi minister without portfolio will head the commission. As he disclosed these plans and the fact that negotiations for a Commer Cal treaty would begin soon dry Paas Kivi lifted slightly the curtain which has hidden the peace Neotia rations in which he participated. Wife hotel manager Hurt fatally twins at Baylor Waco Tex., March 16.- in Lois _. And Louise Bailey presidents the at his arrest in Macon last night for Baylor twin club said today that contempt Federal court an off 15 governors have designated twin shoot a Complex state Highway delegates from their states to the second annual Texas College twin convention the Baylor University Campus april 5 and 6. Chairmanship conflict he drafted grim fight to Avert execution the jail sentence he expects District judge Baa com Deaver to impose. The dramatic arrest at the close Ofa night session several thousand medic gets new trial ache Al teachers in a convention plop to Nett Abr u.,i, in Fla a Ved a crisis abruptly in the Stocky new a a a planned Accident insurance Racket Nea for contempt jury ponders Fate Belton Tex. March 16-wv-a jury tonight began deliberating the Fate c. Duncan Trail murder charge growing out the shooting George Waters former Southern methodist University football player at Temple Flower show easter Palestine Tex., March 16l Spring hotel manager died in a Shoih Pital Here today shortly after the Jef car in which she was Riding wit Pfeif him turned Over 13 Miles East Ranger. V a Jujj Hudson who was not Hurt Aid she swerved the Par to avoid striking djs a cow and the car turned Over Levavi sberal times. Services will be held in big Springs with burial in Dallas. A Hudson formerly was a hotel maa in san Antonio. Chamberlain 71 soon London March 1 6- a prot to  minister Chamberlain will reach Haj. 71st birthday monday with his War time leadership subjected to its firsts serious Challenge. 4 during the week end he 1 drafting a comprehensive defense Hll conduct the War to be delivered tuesday in the House common a reply to charges that the government hesitated until it was too late to give Finland the help she needed to fight off soviet Russia. I i Washington to round Trade Mark registered Toledano advises S. To understand Mexico View to Weld Chamberlain France Sweden were saw Bluff when Resep Mexico City March us people the United states should understand that neither communists politicos thieves nor dots Are directing the mexican revolution Vicente Lombardo Toledano declared today. The head the mexican labor movement intellectual Leader president Cardenas administration asserted the revolution is fundamentally another phase he historic struggle Mexico s people for economic Independence a to Tugglt in which there can be no turning Back Lombardo Toledano appealed for greater understanding Between Mexico and the United states in an interview and. Analysed current labor economic and political conditions in the Republic. That labor has made mistakes has abused the great Power gained under Cardenas and has frequently adopted an attitude indiscipline toward its new responsibilities the chief the Ctm confederation mexican work Freejr end Multi but he predicted that the thousands workers now charged with operating Mexico s Petroleum Industry and railways had Learned so much from 1 their tremendous experiences  that they would make Complete successes these great tasks in the end. The Ctm Leader asserted that the 60,000 workers the National railways would co operated with the newly appointed administrative coun Ell to improve the 9,000-mile system s by Drew Pearson and Robert s. Allen British let Down Finland now Clear As major discs ill Ter for allies i nazis working overtime a a a in Northern nations into economic bloc delayed sending Fleet when willing l muddled London say finns asked Moscow for peace. Washingtonjtow that artillery fire has departed from the Battle Fields Finland the allies Are getting an almost panic stricken picture what that defeat Means to for when the history this world War is written probably the Leq Down Finland can to placed beside the British sabotage the Sparks Loti Republic As the War s two major catastrophes. Few the surrender Finland Means not so much a Triumph for soviet Russia As for Germany it Means that the remainder Finland now Vafi be welded together for self Protection in an economic Alliance with swed a and Norway. And most important All it Means that ajl Scandinavia he declared service the system was better today than when the workers took the line Over two years ago this in spite the fact that equipment has deteriorated because limited replacements. Greater worker co operation he predicted would help solve the management difficulties which led Cardenas to request a new administrative Council after a series wrecks in Fanti tlm4 _ ,._had taken a heavy toll life and the past two weeks to create a sort United states North Europe damaged equipment. Norway Sweden Finland and Denmark All cooperating fee the Elo Seir less Coa aued m Page i .1 icon Laurid w new it " to a come under the direct domination if not the control Germany. T nazi Germany is working overtime right now and has been to a 5034 9

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