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McAllen Daily Press (Newspaper) - March 19, 1939, McAllen, Texas In it has not been publish i until it appears in damns of press. Etc Llen artilly Uvea Mcallen s Home owned and valleys Independent newspaper oldest daily in Hidalgo county. The weather partly i it tidy North pr>.but-17 a a a Ani i to ruins so Nill portion to and Honda it a Thwin to an. Sunday idly warm re a Antral xviii International news Servile Mcallen Texas is Nav. March met it Centra. Press King features in Mill la 9operal Citrus pact beaten h rope on v puts Bigi ask Driver to two studying Iff tax on i shun left turn bid to rim on latest ticket of a general War my _1r of a a a in Fri a r a a a Quot Quot Quot Quot conference that decided Fate of czechs a imports a Ono Mic sanctions impose chief of police Noah Cannon saturday asked motor i is to cooperate in re framing from making left hand Lorn at Corner of main and Highway Avenue where ran r Tail trafic have recently been while England seeks in tailed a Cannon pointed out that traffic would to seeded up and congestion eliminated through no let it turn regulation at inter Section. Traffic congestion m downtown i Rte a of Mcallen saturday wan relieved considerably due to Stop and go signals Ornu la to Stop Lier s March East. Hit a by i. Europe came v s. I again Tod a than a is month after Eon ent pronouncement of a Ace in our i line to e of fearful Ria i of atoned general Quot a. With i United state in Active pagination. Great Britain Des hat Al \ sought an International Natilu to top Alolph Hitler Hilt airy in heading toward Rumania. From there to nazi fledge by Over a vast an a from North to Blaek sea. Ami Rhine through in he \ Alley to i inure Velo ments were London King George received in King card a personal sos. Ive Rumania from 700.000 Cut soldiers refined blessed for thrust towards cos ush Cabinet called a he Dom spa for their attitude in in. Of War. America was x pert to have pledged material Aid no troops hitlers ambitions understood to include Dom Ion of Rumania. Yugoslavia Hungary and breaking up Inland Germany virtually a to diplomatic j Elal As with it Britain recanting Ger ambassador from London a re flatly rejected formal pro by and France against illegality of Central Ilura Gnu invasion to most grandiose come in nazi history was big spared hitlers ref in r from a Imphal tour of his newly Conine Bohemian moravian areas. Washington a United Tes thrust to a Stop Hitler a Canion new ground shipping a 25 cent Tariff penalty on German Ible goods. Similar action expected from Britain. France possibly Russia. Iams Premier Eduoard Delavan plenary Powers from i Ber of deputies to create a a dictatorship of ten killed As big air plane Falls on test two dutch officials and eight Boeing executives die in crash of latest ship. It tragic setback to aviation a new a if 1 huge Boeing Atra Tollner. America s it West and most daringly designed air transport crashed to Earth this afternoon carrying two dutch air executives and eight Boeing officials to their do Albs rumours of possible sabotage w re As b d Bce Dinger. Regional supervisor of civil aeronautics authority sped to scene of crash at Alder Wash. Where it can a was closely guarded by state Highway patrolmen. Possible repercussions were seen in presence aboard ill fat cd Craft of a g Baumhauer i aeronautic official of dutch government and p Guilonard be-1 lie cd to be an executive of i Bis dutch airline k i m their pre sence on experimental flight not reveal d till some i time after crash recalled furore Ove r revelation that a i French air official was aboard a i Tost plane desisted for army it that crashed recently. Truck Law costs Gearhart Bros. Three Days in jail fines totalling i $140, attorneys and reordered nation on a War 1 cd unloading of All but two truck in footing. The French Ambas j loads of fruit this is summary Lur to Berlin was recalled for Psul tation Tom. Conc Rete italian demands to be served on France on March when Premier Mussolini Speaks twentieth anniversary of foundation of fascist action. In demands were said to involve free port rights at Djibouti Inch Somaliland increased facets with regard to Addis it Aba Djibouti railway and iteration of rights of italians Tunis. Of what 7,000-Pound truck Load limit Law enforcement has cosi Gearhart Bros., growers and truckers of Mcallen in past two weeks w a. Gearhart said saturday l. A Gearhart was jailed Bathe e Days at Angleton when he refused to pay a Fine one Fine of $37.50 was assessed against men. Gearhart said not Only did he and his brother face liability of losing their trucks for inability to make enough Money to meet pay but that he could not sell Tisdale and Holland have not made up their minds to stand for City places. W c Tisdale and Charles j. Holland. Who Friday were Nom j Ina ted to run for mayor and City comm is loner on a greater my j Allen club a ticket saturday had not definitely made in their mind to accept nominations j Tisdale and Holland a re nominated along with Cecil j Thomp son. Harley Jackson and Fidenco Guerra by a group of Mcallen business men acting under name of greater Mcallen Jackson had previously announced for j City commission Post As an Independent candidate while Guerra s name was listed As a candidate for commissioner on a a citizens ticket which was formed several months ago. Questioned saturday As to wether he would accept nomination for mayor. Tisdale said he had Bern a very Busy and had not had much time to think it but would Issue a formal statement within next of Vetrul Days. Holland declared that he was yet undecided As to whether he would make race for commissioner due to pressing business. Thompson indict of saturday that he would accept Nomina Lieut and enter race for commissioner in april 4 election. John w. Ewing who has been repeatedly mentioned As a Likely candidate for mayor made statement stunt so that he would a just be a boy on Side line in april that he had no intention of announcing for office that to did not meet with any committees. Had not pledged himself to sup j port any Partie Utar candidates and that to would no serve on any j platform committees nor in any other capacity. He further stated that a would Reserve Righi to vote As he pleased in election and might possibly vote for men on either ticket or Ewing made Obr to atom that main Issue in race would More than Likely be municipal ownership of Gas system in Mcallen and that he would be glad to see either Side con out and plainly state their position on Mailer with two tickets in Field april 4 City election is scheduled to present a heated affair on a a citizens ticket. Mayor Horace it Chiton and commission to Norman Buncher and Allan Van Noy have announced for re election and or f e Osborn and Fidencio Guerra Ore seeking commissioner posts now Beld by Hurley Jackson and John Frisby. To Polzin and Vickers growers almost 3 to i against u. S. Plan but vote for Price fixing table of votes enteral agreement Tate agreement Prier plan Central press had in pm of or. Joseph Tiso left who flew to Der fuehrer in Berlin to effect Independence of Slovakia and ret p As its president Premier under of partition of Czechoslovakia. Ii Vav hic Illus Vii urn himself up a sets p res ident Premier under nazi sponsorship is shown with Adolf Hitler As they panned a a photo flashed by radio from Berlin to new Yolk. Voting plane for a Ains for again of for against Mcallen a ill 377 9 363 19 in 259 341 9 321 35 Pharr la 99 113 i 114 2 Edinburg it 193 241 la 212 29 san Juan in 75 i i 87 4 \ latin la iou 157 a 139 18 Donna 50 138 185 9 171 13 Weslaco in 130 109 i i 137 27 men a flex 2v to too in 85 20 la Feria 51 135 172 12 158 27 Harlingen us Ina 192 12 i ii 05 sail renin 20 32 55 i to to Bro Quot Neville n 30 58 9 19 la to Fresno to i 19 2 0 13 Rio Hondo 12 my 18 1 to t Sebastian i 2 i 2 i 2 Lyford 0 8 0 2 i 4 Raymondville 17 0 22 i 15 6 san Perlita 2 2 3 i 3 i Santa Roca a it 35 12 i 39 4 Edcouch to to 12 4 13 3 Elsa i 31 21 la 21 la non resident itt 409 456 2oo Iii 191 i of Alo 809 2104 2947 331 2572 523 Mcallen boys win honors in music meet four in first division while High school band ranks second Divi Sion. I ments a a Achild terms of demands i his fruit profitably and by enforced outcome of Conversi Low Load limits could not pay other growers adequate prices for i heir fruit. Both men have families to support luge upon it is Between Germany and Italy it week. Of Walter Maut a trumpet. Dave la a Ger and Philip Chai of. Alto saxophones and Jim Baldwin oboe. Soloists from Mcallen took first division honors in their respective events in state band nut just closed in Kingsville. 7 Mann Wren Mcallen band director announced upon Bis return from there yesterday afternoon. The Mcallen High school band proved its Metal by ranking second division in both contort and sight Reading events. The latter. Especial a shows musical Worth of a band l cause they Are required to play on sight both a March and an overture which they Haw never seen before. Music for this event is usually selected from material which has just been published and not. A leased to Trade channels. Judge for sight Reading Eon. I lest was of col. Richard j Dunn band director at Texas a and Ai j generally considered one of strictest. I other second division winners _ we re Margaret Maurer French president Ernest a. Polzin of Horn Solo John Hart tuba Solo Mcallen chamber of Commerce and i Charles Swallow clarinet lots chamber manager were named j Ruth Garner baritone Horn Solo. By directors to represent Mcallen third division winners were Milas witness a in Hudson bundred Wilson Comet Solo Tom Van line hearing to be held in Mcallen any and Archie Fink trombone seek motive in Heredia shooting Brownsville mar 18 split a officers saturday Wen attempting to uncover a motive for shooting of Praxidis a Heredia 25. Whose body was found in Brush la mibs West of Brownsville Fri Day morning body. Which was pierced by several bullets was found by a group it Farmers who were walking through Brush Cir military Highway. I i officers said Heredia was apparently shot to Las thursday Rains big Aid to tomatoes growers say upper Valley is looking Forward to huge crop at profitable prices Florida a plight. Represent chamber March 27. Hudson is applying for permits to operate bus service Between Valley towns and a limited bus from Valley to san Antonio solos Marion Davis flute Solo Robert Dean and Clifft Walker Bassoon solos Walter Maurer. Mildred Wilson and Billy Kelly trumpet continued on Page 3 associates of Mcallen Man found guilty Earl r. Ernsberger unable to stand trial in Oklahoma because of illness. Oklahoma City mar 18 ins a three officers of defunct Western service corporation were found guilty today by a District jury of defrauding investors by mail they were p. A Janeway former treasurer. C Paul Lauben Heim. Fort Worth and George r i Letch. Bighair Futon n y Earl r. Ernsberger. Mcallen former president of company was also indicted but was unable to appear for trial because of illness but c. C Mcdaniel. Or. Rio Grande \ Alice Citrus growers trekked to polls saturday and endorsed by an overwhelming majority Texas marketing agreement and Mcdonald minimum Price plan but turned thumbs Down on existing Federal regulations. Complete returns from 23 polling places in Valle for saturday s referendum on mate and Federal marketing agreements and 6i non resident ballots which had been tabulated late saturday night show that our of 3.220 individual grower votes East Federal marketing agreement was voted Down but More than a 2.100 majority state marketing agreement was approved by More than a 2,600 majority and Mcdonald minimum Price fixing plan was endorsed by a majority of More than 2.000 vote. Tabulations released by l. E. Rains of past several Days while no great amount of moisture fell Vin of inestimable Benefit to Spring vegetable crop and particularly to tomatoes. B we pointed out yesterday by both growers and shippers drizzling ram brightened up plants to a considerable extent. Put some much needed moisture in ground and while they May have delayed Anatomy slightly made for a much higher Quality and larger yield. Tomato growers were particularly jubilant and Are looking Forward to finest Spring crop Valley Ever has known. It also will be one of earliest of shipments on some exceptionally Early Fields Are j due to Start right after first j of Panl i v.1 a this rain has been a big help to j crop even if fall of moisture has been stud one of biggest growers. A it has washed Oil plants and will make a larger yield and a lot better Quality. Barring some unforeseen weather conditions this crop should be Best we Ever have had a with failure of Early Florida crop. Particularly in Dade and Broward counties because of Lack i of moist prospects Are that i Price of Valley crop will be got Florida has a very Small yield i continued on Page 3 Pratt Harlingen officer in charge of th.? referendum show following results for Federal agreement 809. Against Federal agreement 2.164 for Texas agreement. 2,947. Against Texas agreement 331. For minimum Price 2.572. Against minimum Price 523. Pratt stated that no tabulation had been made As to tonnage involved in individual votes and that it would probably be late monday before these figures were available. To enact any change in either Federal or state marketing agreement or to vote them out it is necessary that growers owning j 51 percent of tonnage in area involved voice their approval. Due to overwhelming vote against Federal agreement and in favor of state agreement and Price fix my plan it was virtually certain that a sufficient amount of tonnage had been voted to make these results final despite misting rain growers from Mission to Brownsville turned out to vote in saturdays referendum and stamp approval on commissioner of agriculture j e. Mcdonald a minimum Price plan which has met with Strong oppo firms although Federal marketing agreement was outlawed in election officials at Washington have announced that they will not accept results on this Lefen Dum and that it will be necessary for to conduct one of their own before taking any Steps to withdraw Federal regulations. Saturday s referendum was called several weeks ago by commissioner Mcdonald after an order issued by him under state marketing agreement providing for a minimum Price to grower for Citrus fruit was attacked in courts by Valley shippers. Commissioner Mcdonald issued a proclamation calling a referendum on state and i Leral agreements and minimum Price pain and permitting Only Grove owners to vote and that no voting could be made by proxy in face of Mcdonalds proclamation various association members of Rio Grande Valley Citrus Exchange last week announced they would vote their grower members in a Block vote. They contended they were eligible to do sri under provisions of state agreement. Officials in charge of election said they would not attempt to Stop them from doing so but would count votes separately Frederick Lytzen los dead at Alamo Derick m. Lytzen. Long a re int of Tower Road Alamo. Used away saturday morning was 70 years old or. Lytzen been in poor health for i two years but in recent k is had not seemed serious. Lytzen had been Active in Atonic circles in Valley. He a Knight Templar Aud a Mentor of Blue Lodge at san Juan Texas. His widow mrs. Gertrude Lytton survives. Services will be held Kreidler Chapel in Mcallen three of clock with Rev. Travis Fri citing and san Juan masonic i a will preside. Service at cemetery be 11 bearers will be messes Breckenridge Dockter pippin Soenke. Stambough and Starlin interment will take place in Mcallen Unsung hero of Frontier Days is buried of. _ Tiauw Pond Quad Leo in a Small cottage in Western part of Mcallen surrounded by a handful of relatives glorious career of an unheralded Pioneer of South texts came to a dramatic close inst week. The Pioneer whose Nam Seldom appeared in print but who probably did More for unfortunate members of hts race than any other Man in South Texas during past 50 years was Norberto Arredondo by operator of a Small grocery Arredondo died on March 5 after an illness of. Three months ending a career As colourful an any in Border history. A of Small stature scarcely More than five feet tall a with Gray tousled hair and a Short Beard Light Brown eyes and a crooked nose Arredondo perhaps appeared a bit insignificant to passer by but to unfortunate members of i came to Rio Grande City when he of his life taught school and later was 12 years old. His race who knew him he was a virtual for years to cured aches and pains of his people with Indian herbs. At time of his death he Gold several varieties of herbs in his Small grocery. A firm believer in education Ari Dondo during Early years was a student of botany As he Lay on hts death bed some of last words he spoke we a directed at hip grand son Jose Arredondo Edinburg College Stu font. And were of follows a educate yourself no matter what sacrifice is life of nor Certo Arredondo reads like an Horatio Al a storybook. To was born in Cerralvo Nuevo i Loon Mexico on june 6, 1859, and his father put him to work shepherding after he persisted in playing hookey from school because of his dislike of discipline but sheep herding occupation was Short lived when his father caught him one Day after he had killed and Cut 20 sheep to see what made them bleat during course of Mevit Abs of whipping a Man passed of and asked his father if he could have boy elder Arredondo assented and so Norberto changed Homes and went with hts by Factor to Goliad. Becoming tin d of playing hookey Norberto went Back to school and continued i education. At 19, Norberto began teaching school in Goliad and continued this line of work for a number if years until smell of printers Ink began to fill hts nostril. Although ambitious to become a newspaper editor he Learned that his father was ill and want Tel to see him. So he went to Al Rancho de los Barreras West of Rio Grande City we re he lived with his parents for four years. While Pere he continued to teach school and Fin ally met and married miss Benito Barrera from Al Rancho de ins Barreras he and hts wife moved to York town a lure he established a grocery and night school but due to certain controversial questions he was told that he was too much of a Radical to a a a there and rather than create further trouble he moved to Falfurrias in 1908 at Falfurrias. Art Vidondo established g eco de Falfurrias. First newspaper published in Spanish in South Texas in 1919 he was elected Justice of peace at Falfurrias and served in this office until 1914. During 1914. When War rumours were being circulated throughout country Arredondo a arrested for printing treasonable articles in his newspaper but was soon released when charges were found to be false. After this episode Arredondo moved to a la Colonia a a part of what is now Mcallen and became engaged in real estate business it also bought a Broom Factor but later sold it. Finally becoming tired of business worries. Arredondo began studying botany and medicinal qualities of herbs. He be earn vitally interested in old Indian custom of Herb , and by importing and cultivating various varieties of herbs attempted to in sit Ion in courts through complaints filed by Valley shipping i i although tabulations on this i Type of voting were not available it was reported saturday night that Only a few associations including Mcallen organization attempted to vote their memberships in a Block. Elated Over result of referendum. Proponents of minimum Price program declared saturday night overwhelming vote paved Way for enactment of legislation which will ultimately guarantee to grower a fixed Price for his Citrus fruit. Commissioner Mcdonald Al january issued an order under state marketing act setting a minimum Price on Citrus fruit As a mean of stabilizing Citrus Industry of that Valley attacked by seven Valley shippers minimum Price plan was temporarily kilted when judge w. A Blalock of 93rd District court to sued an injunction against enforce Blent of its regulations judge Bitt lock s injunction was upheld by Coart by Civ a Appel and r tourneys Tor Mcdonald ii planning to take ii fore stat crease their Good qualities and eliminate bad ones. People began buying his herbs in Large quantities and finally he opened a Small store in which he sold groceries and herbs. From this time on Arredondo became adviser financier interpreter and educator of mexican people and urged hem to Uca pie of Mcallen he Lovit his peo themselves. His kindness and Tionesta although his greatest asset proved to be his downfall. Through depression to continued to sell on credit never questioning a person As to time of payment. It was Only a Short time until he became bankrupt. At time of his dead Thev were unpaid accounts on books of his Little store ranging from Iso to $200. Out to Bis trusting dispose i to collect what Hon he never tried was due him

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