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McAllen Daily Press (Newspaper) - March 31, 1940, McAllen, Texas
The pro i bring International Newt Servitor Central press and King f nature comics info i your Home daily. A Jalc Glen Almli Lvcas Mcallen a Home owned and the Valies Independent newspaper oldest daily in Hidalgo county. I weather a Cloudy Milder temperature i monday you xxv re Iii or Allen Texas. Sin a. March is. 1940 twelve Page Western front War on increase train truck victims file for $90,000 hirer suits in 92nd District court filed against St. Louis Brownsville pc mex Iro railway i Thyberg Mardi 30 Jill three nit seeking 1,000 Damate were file re in nil i Iii i mini Larrr sat lir in Arain the St. I oui. Ii Villi uni or Giro Hill \ it Orn pan in connection ii a mid train at the scr roil Quot rude Crry in in Mardi la w Iii ii r Rask investigation of nazi White Book in on in the live nil injure other. V named a i Are Cox in Bank per Inorg than defendants in a Thompson Otry for the of pro in \ he and Mexico co and the railway commit of the three Mil wan by mr5 resonate de arid three get Hydren pent a do and Guillermo Alt of or to Imp who eel i total of i Finni it in in connection a i that or the of their Hub band a fit., i to t p. F vhf i killed a Nat Antly to the crash second suit r a. Lenroot Vin v to or ought by a Eldad Pere 17. Through his lither Canute Pere we of Starr my and a Eek 420 000 Fri Mac in or. The v imm a Ltd a in the arid Rel tto ice it in total it a amt permanently Dis a a Kine >20 too damage the suit was brought by Canute f Al a a resident of Starr to who alleges a hat three of children were killed in the >11 Titiev Over Juan Vicente re 2d and victors 12 three tit petitions were d in District court Here by Ile singe Schlenger Good a m Mcguire. Hull and a a san Antonio Law firm. Ally Nikon same legation in the three Nett Lons virtually the same damages on the grounds the travelling at too High rate of d and failed to sound the whistle Tell within ror it Kim of the a sine Luita re the first t. Be id a an 1 the Railroad Cornin conniption with the worst crossing crash in Texas High Missouri Pacific part Ute West bound on its in itch the Coper Valley olo cd a truck loaded with 45 Max Field workers at the Alamo sing bodies of the dead and ired were strewn for 700 Fet g the right of Way to Venty were killed outright or. The la while five others diet in the Pital six Are still undergoing dment at the Mcallen Munich Hospital. Alleges us encouraged present War ask bullitt and Welles to be called before Senate committee a to Tell what they know West leaves or Capitol and water Savins fight it Ashing it in. March a dem and for a Senate investigation of the German government s White Hook a1 leg in g i United states Diplomat huge reservoirs located in the up encouraged the War against Germany a acre mail tonight by senator Robert Reynolds of congressman Milton West was expected to leave the Valley during the week end for Washington prepared to head the Valley s fight for a $60000,000 wader conservation project which has been termed toe Only salvation for one of the nations richest agricultural sections. Congressman West conferred Fri Day afternoon with officials of the lower kid Grande Valley water conservation association regarding a lilt which he introduced into Congress last week and which was Subo queenly referred to the committee on foreign affairs of the Hon e of representative the Biti would provide an appropriation of More than $59 which would be used in the construction of a Gigantic canal running the length of the Valley and two March permits for building total $45,650 Hax at Urb time of it ii a locomotive Between Honeoye Kalif and Lima n. Y., near Rochester which util zing every lit of steam to it push a Sno plow stalled in the Drift after worst blizzard to hit the tut class j-1, it a drifts ranged hmm Twenty to thirty feet throughout the upstate Ama. Officials Spike rumoured apr. 20 deadline for Cotton planting report that april Hail been set a a deadline under an Erfen Ion of the Cotton period Iii the \ Alley arca were denied he Lor a i department of agriculture official. O both state and Federal officials reiterated their previous statement Fain against water danger Mission election sets Absentee voting record Mission March 20 spi t a record breaking number of Absentee votes during the past few Days indicated saturday that the april 2 Mission City election would by one of the hottest municipal Battles seen in Hidalgo county in Many years. County clerk Oscar Kirkland reported Early saturday afternoon that �?��T�5 Absentee ballots h id been c is. He said he would accept a a Santee votes until 5p.m. Saturday Kirkland Aid that n it a single Absentee ballot had been cast for elections that will be held by other four Hidalgo county cities this i month. Intense interest entered around the mayors race saturday mayor Logan Uncan is being opposed by w h Braden who was his opponent two years ago and who was Defeated by Shah try More than 20 votes. Entered in the race for four commissioners posts Are Roy r Hooks. H Pete Langoria Joe w Graham. Vivian Lambert Joe n Summers j f Honey and Tunte into . Car tag sales Low Only one Day remains Tho commissioner of agriculture j. K Mcdonald would officially an i ounce the limits of the planting a tension Early the coming week heavy rainfall last week caused commissioner Mcdonald to extend the planting Date beyond the former deadline which was april i moisture ranging As High As five inches which fell within a four Day period last week halted Cotton planting although it broke a lengthy drought which had threatened this year s Cotton crop. J m Del curio Tate quarantine chief returned the last of this week to Austin after surveying conditions in the Valley. Before leaving. Del Curto said a planting Extension would probably be granted to april 15 provided there was no More rainfall. The drought had at fist caused commissioner Mcdonald to announce he we Ould extend the planting Date under Pink Boll worm quarantine regulations in order to give Farmers time to get in their crops. Justin March 30 Gas a with season for water sports opening director Homer Garrison of the Mirament of Public safety a is Dan Appeal to boosters swamis. And fishermen to take All sible safety precautions and id Down the toll from drownings Texas last year. Garrison said. Then be 314 drowning deaths in the tie a reduction by 94 per cent rom the previous year the extent of the water death ill is shown by the fact that then Ete one fifth As Many people fawned As died in traffic lend its although tile number of Peins driving in motor vehicle i comparably greater than those lulling in xxx ate sports. One Havio keep Down the toll ii year. Garrison said would be water sportsmen and com arum to inaugurate water safety Cam inns the water sports win get into la swing next month he said and Ide me formation or such Cample at the time of much import to the state police last year collided a Lake patrol system and id numerous schools for boat operators i jailed after stabbing fray Edinburg. Much 30 Only one Day remaining in i w hich 1940 automobile plates May be purchased without penalty. There Are still about 4.000 registrations to i1 made assessor co Hector Clay Everhard announced Satur i Day afternoon. Deadline for purchasing 1940 plates is Midnight monday Everhard pointed out a 20 percent penalty will be imposed after this Date at noon saturday registrations showed 10.400 passenger vehicles 150 commercial and l200 farm. Passenger registrations before the deadline Are expected to total 12.-000 commenced 3 500 and farm. 2.otto. It is expected thai during 1940. Passenger registrations will total 16.000 commercial 4.500 and farm 500 deputies in the automobile department of the collectors office pointed out that farm registrations wore Way below last year due to the drive Highway officers have made against illegal use of this Type of plate a vehicle using farm plates can Only be used for carrying farm products from farm to town. It has been the practice in the past for persons to obtain the plates. Which Are at reduced rates and then use the vehicle for purposes other than those prescribed by lax. North it Arolina. He his Call Iii a basement Inri Ting that William t bullitt j american Atuf ador to prance i and undersecretary of state i Sumner Welles who recently returned from a fact finding Morion to f Europe. Be invited before a Enate committee probably the foreign relation committee a to Tell what they Knox a Reynolds served notice he would carry his demands to the floor of the Senate in a speech a Hort la. Rep Hamilton fish of new York ranking Republican on the House foreign affairs com mite. Delivered a radio address declaring the White Book a proves my Contention that the War hysteria in the Una ted states emanated directly from the Whit. House 1 m building permits totalling $45,650 in used in Mcallen during the month per Valley and late which would 0 m 1rch Boon d Hotal be stored exec jux flood Waters for j $139 392, an increase of $68 472 use during extreme dry periods j Over the same three month period the water conservation project a in j939t Ujj a shown saturday in figures released by City Buidry milk sales continue to show gains Over �?T39 new York March 30 fir the twelfth consecutive month fluid milk sales continue to show gains Over a year ago d uly average sales of fluid milk during february increased 2 48 per cent Over the same period a year ago according to reports from leading distributors in 136 markets to a he milk Industry foundation in february daily average sales total cd 6,552002 quarts compared with 6.393. 439 quarts in february 19119 milk company payroll in Folb i nary showed an increase of i 87 per cent and employment a dec Reasy it it of 80 of i per cent compared with february 1939 of a1 estate Assn. To hold meeting monday Mcallen real Instate association will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Casa de Palmas dining room monday night at 7 o clock. G in Rankin secret Are announced saturday Marcial Sendejo Mcallen was jailed saturday afternoon following a knifing affray at a West Mcallen Bear paler in which Jose Rivera. 36. Suffered Stab wounds Rivera was riven emergency treatment at the Mcallen Munici a1 Hospital for Stab wounds about the ear chief of police Noah Cannon said the affray occurred in a Beer Par Lur at the intersection of South 18th Street and Chicago Avenue japs install provisional chinese Rule banking. March 20 Gas a a Man who is under sentence to die As a a traitor Quot was inaugurated today As Quot provisional president Quot of the japanese dominated a fall China Quot government at banking Wang Ching Wei the new president immediately ordered China s troops to quit fighting the japanese. Hull denounces japs new order Washington. Mar 30�?tins a St Creary of state Hull today issued a bristling denunciation of japans new order in China serving notice the United states will recognize the japanese sponsored wan Ching wet who was installed As president Quot at banking just before the Secretary s blast. Devastating tornadoes strike in Georgia Atlanta. A. March 30 Gas devoting tornadoes wind and Hail storms that wept a Large portion of the South yesterday and last night left at least five persons dead and several score injured. 92nd District court judge Bryce Ferguson suits Field Maria Sotera Gomez is. Octavio e Gomez divorce 93rd District court judge w r Blalock suits tried l. U Bacliff or. Is la f. Whittenburg it a1, plaintiff s motion Tor a new trial overruled xxx As recently recommended by Board of engineers retained by the International Boundary Cindi Ilion to make a detailed study of the water situation on the lower stretches of the Rio Grande. Officials of toe Valley water conservation association together with the inc. Are working out minor details of the Bill now before that House in older that a United front May be presented xxx Hen the Bill comes up for hearing Oliver c Aldrich. Hidalgo county judge and president of the association said saturday that the committee had not yet set a Date for hearing on the Bill bul that i m Lawson International Boundary commissioner and members of the Board of engineers who Recomb mended the project would probably appear at the hearing. I am convinced the project is the Only salvation for the Valley judge Aldrich said saturday. the Waters of the Stream Are at Towaf a High Content of Salt and other minerals which Are extremely injurious to Citrus and other crops in this Section. Quot unless we can conserve these flood Waters for irrigation purposes the Valley Rich agricultural crops i will waste away Quot the judge asserted. Under provisions of the Bill the i Valley would Bear 17 per cent of the Cost. This would be paid by the property owners for irrigation i Waters exactly in the same manner As they now pay the irrigation districts. When this 17 per cent is pail users of water would Only have to pay their proportionate part of maintenance of the project. Water from the Rio Grande would be diverted by the Large canal far beyond Rio Grande City to escape the water now flowing into the Stream from the Salado River of Mexico which shows a High degree of salinity. The canal would flow into a huge Reservoir North of Rio Grande City and on to an auxiliary Reservoir near Mission. The canal would run the entire length of the Valley furnishing water to thousands of acres of Rich farm and Orchard lands. Inspector c. C. Echoff the $45 650 in used in permit during the past month represented in increase of $11,815 Over March.1939 permit issued in March of last year totalled $33,835 while permits in cued during the firs three months of 1939 totalled $70 920 edict i figures showed. A total of 33 permits a acre issued during the past month. in l. Of which 29 were for residential construction remits Vero lamed to the billowing during the month Francisco Garza dwelling >50 r Gordon Pierce garage end storage $200 f k Whitman addition for Kitchen $100 Luis for Vasquez dwelling $80 Tewell the Xmas. Dwelling. $2,000 a. Nassar. Remodelling front it f building. $1,000 a. B Watson. Dwelling. $325 Ida West dwelling. $1,000 f b. Zuhars dwelling. 43.000 h b Suttle. Three dwellings $3,000 each c. E moseley.,duplex residence $2,900 Henry Whf Enjuto dwelling. $2,000 Pablo rup ref. Welling $80 mrs Myers dwelling $60 Cruz Mercado Home $80 Martinez. Or. Residence. Deweil Thomas dwelling. Atwell Thomas dwelling. Tewell Thoma. Do Selling. Salvadore Macias residence. $50 9alvrdore Macias residence. $50 w f. Cra Vford. Office $600 Lupe Martinez dwt Elan i. $100 Augustine Ramos dwelling. $115 a j. Ehlers. Dwelling. $3 000 buddy Smith dwelling $2,000 r b suttee. Dwelling. $3,000 r. B. Suttle. Dwelling $3,000 Consuelo Rodriguez. Dwelling. $150 j e we 11-Thom-As. Dwelling. $3,500 and e. F. Stice filling station. $300. Mcallen municipal Hospital admitted mrs s g. Demaret. Mission. Jose Rivera Mcallen. Mrs s f met Mcallen baby Ben Britt Sullivan City. G w David Sho $2,300 $2 300 $3 200 endangers those now at peace Germany brandishes while Book in drive to keep America out of War Iii Europe re International Mem service Viar x Long fingers tonight poked deeper into countries till at Pence la echoes reverberated through Neutral nation from the i tilted states to Romania and Bulgaria. Land and air fighting on the w Etem front gradually increased vet everyone continues to believe the real hostilities xviii Oon break out elsewhere. While Germany brandished her White Book in a drive to keep America out of the conflict Europe s Southeast shuddered with new tear. These xxx Ere inspired by a stubborn report in Bucharest that Turkey secretly promised to look other Way if the alii3-? end warships through the Dardanelles. To was rumoured the allies Are planning to do that Xerva thing in order to spread their blockade to the Black sea this would be aimed to Cut Germany off from soviet of anti other Neces iry supplies. It would defy the danger of outright War with Russia whose Premier lat night cautioned Britain France and Turkey that they Are a playing with fires Quot it might also invite Hitler to hurl hts War machine in a March through the Balkans. If so the whole area would be converted into the principal theatre of contort warnings to european neutrals to line up with the allies went Forth from London. Berlin contrariwise warned the United states not to take London s advise. Reich officials indicated the White Book accusing the Rosevelt administrations diplomatic representatives of Quot War mongering Quot was Only the beginning in a Campaign to stir americans Quot Public consciousness Quot against partaking in the War. Well blast is fatal to four Clyde Tolen funeral in Mission saturday funeral services for Clyde c. Tolen 34. Were held at j p in sat Burdor in the Kreidler Chapel in Mission he had been ill for several years before his death Friday. Survivors Are his wife Etta Belle Tolen two children. Clyde Donald and Parma Belle Tolen and his Mother mrs j p Tolen the Rev e r Mcwilliams of the Christian Church officiated burial was in the Mission cemetery traffic fines Jacobo Cantu arid Alfredo Guerra were fined $1 each in judge c d. Martin s co portion court today on traffic charge Cantu was death chances of us pedestrian and War area resident during bombing raid said exactly equal centrally. Ill. March 30 Gas a four persons were fatally burned and four others seriously injured today in 3 terrific explosion and ensuing fire at a new Oil Well in Centralia those who died were working on the Well and in an instant after the explosion were enveloped n flames explosion were enveloped in flames Gas from the Well is believed to have ignited from a fire nearby. Candidates report new graft scheme no special business by scheduled charged with having tautly lights to come before the Anocia Tion while Guerra was charged with Rankin said Over Parkma Minneapolis. March 30 your chances of sudden death when dodging across a Busy american Street in the Middle of the Block Are almost exactly the same As if you were in a european City under air bombardment for the 15 to 30 second it takes you to reach the far curb according to a study of Hazard ratios by Northwestern National life insurance company. The alcoholic autom Obici Driver puts himself and his passengers under approximately the same Hazard to death As if they were All passengers in a contraband carrying ship in the present submarine zones according to the company a Stati scans these figures Are based on the same periods of exposure in each cast a the passenger in the car of the drinking Driver should be just us uneasy during his half hour Lido As if he were spending the same moments on a darkened freighter zigzagging through Hie Eastern Atlantic or Hie North sea the drinking Der multiplies the death Hazard approximately 55 times Over the rate incurred by the sober Driver Hie study Points out the sober Driver who keeps his speedometer at 60 Miles att hour at night incurs with his passengers 20 per cent greater chances of death than do student pilots of the army and Navy flying schools the study finds. The housewife who does her dry cleaning at Home with naptha benzine or gasoline is subject to almost double the Hazard to death or j army or Navy flying school. Fatal injury As the student air Pilot and about 30 per cent greater Hazard than if she were driving a mile a minute at night for the same a nth of time As it takes her to finish with her dry cleaning according to comparative casualty ratios. The Driver who goes through a Stop sign More than doubles the death Hazard rate for that Brief period of time of the lady working with gasoline and might fur that same period of exposure almost As Well be serving in the British Navy Iii the War zone in the precut War his death Hazard is Only 20 per cent less the study shows and his risk is four times As great As that of the student air Pilot at u. S Austin. March 30 Gas a candidates for state office who always have to Deal with people xxx acting to get a hand in the Campaign funds report a new one this year. Persons representing that they Are taking state wide a polls Quot of sentiment approach the candidate and ask for donations for expense Money with which to conduct the polls. One candidate reported that three persons had approached him on the sort of Mission. And they did t even Promise that Hexvold stay it the top of their poll list. Prosperity can to worry this worker Eduardo Morales. 23 year old mexican alien who a being held in the City jail on immigration charges would make a Gold witness for the wage and hour inspectors. Arrested saturday night As he walked Down the Highway with a heavy suit Case and a month s growth of Beard Morales told immigration officers that he had been working for the past six months on a Goat ranch to Miles North of Sullivan City. When he was paid off saturday he found that he had earned the magnificent sum of three Dollar. Funeral services set for c. R. Cap Tyrrell Brownsville. M Rich 30 it Spla a funeral Scrive will be held in san Antonio sunday afternoon for c. R Cap Tyrrell noted Valier land Developer and founder of the City of port Isabel who died in a san Antonio Bici Pital Friday. Tyrrell played to leading part in the Dex elopement of port Isabel and the Bayview Citrus Grives. He moved to the Valley in 1938. Tyrrell left the Valley about five years ago and opened headquarter in san Antonio where he dealt in Oil properties. Married students Corvallis. Ore March Sohns a figures compiled by the school of Home economics show that 5 per cent of the students at new m. P. Trailways busses begin operation into service saturday went the Missouri Pacific s new $9,000 air conditioned busses on the Valley Lin Between Mission Brownsville and Corpus Christi m p Trail ways authorities announced Here. The new Cool giants built by general motor especially for the line have a 25 passenger capacity they Are designed under the latest a dream led method both out and inside there is plenty of head room in the aisle trunk Are stored Oregon state College Are married All Are in the upper Quarter in it an especially designed room leg class work. The rear of the bus
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