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FOR FLEXIBLE TOMATODUTY If 3-4 Cent Rate On Mexican Product Is Obtained Will Seek High Seasonal Rate (Special to The Herald) SAN BENITO. July 3.—"If the tariff commission makes a favorable decision on the application for an in crease in the tariff on Mexican to matoes from 1*2 to 3-4 of a cent a pound, then the fight will just be started." This statement was made by J. E. Bell, manager of the San Benito Chamber of Commerce, on hie return Monday from Washington, where he was one bf the three Valley men who represented this section at the to mato tariff hearing. Brown White, another Valley rep resentative at the hearing, returned Tuesday, and W. E. McDavitt of Brownsville is expected to return later. Valley Meeting Tomato growers and shippers will hold a meeting in the Valley soon to employ an attorney to prepare a brief on the case. Mr. Bell said, the brief to presented to the commission within SO days. Then, if favorable action is se cured by the Valley from the com mission, this section will go before congress, and ask for a flexible tariff rate, which will bar Mexican toma toes, and those from other foreign countries, during the time the Val ley and other United States points are shipping. The additional 1-4 cent a pound will not check the import of Mexican tomatoes, and will not equalize cost of production with tomatoes grown in this country, Mr. Bell said. But it will indicate to congress that the tariff commission is in favor of pro tecting tomatoes, and will mean that the Valley and Florida will have a good chance getting a flexible tariff, with a rate of three or four cents a pound on Mexico tomstoes during the time that tomatoes are being moved in the United States. Brown Testifies A transcript of the proceedings at the hearing reached here before Mr. Bell returned, and showed all of the testimony at the hearing. Both the transcript and Mr. Bell’s statements indicate that the tariff commission favors Florida and the Valley in the effort to secure a tariff protecting them from competition. The testimony shows the testimony of Brown White of this city, which was mainly concerning the shipping qualities of the Marglobe tomato as compared with the Globe, and about relative costs of growing tomatoes. Mr. Brown pointed out that tomatoes are grown in Mexico on land worth from $5 to $25 an acre, and here on land worth from $300 to $700 an acre He said labor costs in Mexico are about one-half. He said also that the Marglobe tomato is being grown almost exclusively in the Valley now. and that it ships and yields better than the Globe variety. West Opposes Mr. White said that he spoke from **P*r**nc® as to costs, for se\eral years ago he grew tomatoes in Mex ico and shipped them. Most of the opposition to the tariff was from persons in Uos Angeles and Nogales. Arizona, who are interested financially in tomato growing in Mexico, and from box manufacturing concerns which manufacture boxes for Mexican tomatoes, Mr. Bell said. He said that the effort to place the box manufacturing industry ahead of the interests of American farmers produced little impression on the tariff commissioners. As soon as an attorney is employed to file a brief for the Valiev in the case, meetings will be held to plan the campaign before the next con gress. .12 Killed As Severe Storm Sweeps Siberia KRASNOYARSK, Siberia. July 3.— (j**!—Twelve persons have been killed by a tornado which strock this town causing heavy damage. 'The of Krasnoyarsk is on the Trans-Siberian railway and is capitol of the government of Yen iseisk. VFW TEACHER ARRIVES SAN’ BENITO, July 3.—-J. E. Dun g's has arrived at Santa Maria to take over the work as vocational agricultural teacher there. He is from Littlefield. Texas. I THE SAFE FOUNTAIN FOR YOUR CHILDREN Everythi..* »*<*** ,n' to the manufacture rf our Fountain supplies must he wholesome, pure, and clean. Every glass or spoon must he hv- > Tienically clean. CISNEROS Drug Stores L JIMMIE, PAJAMA * * * CLAD, IS VISITED * * * ON PRIVATE CAR COLTON, Calif., July 3.— Pajamas may not constitute the proper habiliments in which to face reception committeees, but Mayor “Jimmy” Walker of New York has shown that he can wear them with perfect poise on such an occasion. The New York executive’s train stopped here for a short time yes terday enrouta to Los Angeles from Houston. A reception committee, headed by Mayor Walter Pfunder of Colton and including several prominent women, made an un- ' heralded visit to Walker’s private car. There sat his Honor clad in blue pajamas and slippers. He was playing solitaire. The mayor was quickly on his feet. There was dispute as to whether i he blushed, but he received with perfect dignity the greetings that were tendered. URGED MAKE RESERVATION College Rooms Must Be Engaged By July 18 Persons desiring a room at the 19th annual farmers short course to be held at A. & M. college beginning July 30 will have to make reserva tions before Jul> 18. according to Miss Kate Adele Hill, Cameron coun ty home demonstration agent. Advance registration for room reservations can be made now at the offices of the Cameron county farm and home demonstration agents at San Benito. H. L. Alsmeyer is coun ty farm agent. The entire trip including railroad fare, pullman and room and meals during the week at college, will cost only $25 per person and the course is open to farm men, women, boys and girls. Miss Hill stated. A side tnp is to be provided this ' year to the eastern section of the Gulf coast where the excursionists will he guests of the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, the home demonstration club women and the extension agents working in that area. Arrangements have been made for a special pullman to carry Cameron county farm folks, attending the short course, to the college. Another pullman, carrying Hidalgo county students, will be picked up at Edin burg, Miss Hill said. The special pullman will leave Brownsville the night of July 27. Construction of Boy Scouts Home On Arroyo Begun (Special to The Herald) HARLINGEN, July 3.—Construc tion work on the Valley Boy Scout , home on the banks of the Arroyo i Colorado was started Monday of this j week. ( arpenters from the carpenters’ I union, masons, plumbers, electri cians and scores of others from the allied trades' unions of the Valley went out to the camp site on the Arroyo Colorado Monday and start ! ed work. They will make swift work of throwing together the camp, in hopes that it will be ready for the opening of the Boy Scout camp of the Valley, August 19. Tom Murray, Valley Scout execu tive. said that satisfactory progress is being made in the campaign to raise $5,000 with which to furnish the camp, his fund is being raised by a camp building committee, ■ headed by Judge J. C. George of Brownsville. WEATHER SUMMARY The weather continued fair and settled throughout the country since last report, except cloudy and un settled in the region of the Great Lakes, Minnesota, and South Da kota. Showers occurred within the i last 24 hours in Florida. North Caro lina. Illinois, Minnesota, and South Dakota. Temperatures wen slightly higher o\er the greater portion of the country this morning. WEATHER BULLETIN First figure lowest temperature last night; second, highest tempera ture yesterday; third, wind velocity at 8 a m.; fourth, rainfall past 24 hours. Abilene . 7ft 102 10 .00 Amarillo .. 72 100 10 00 . 74 86 - 'no Austin . 74 9ft — on Boston . ftS 80 — GO ! BROWNSVILLE 7ft 92 _ no ' hirago. 64 86 14 1 42 orpus Christi ..76 88 _ .00 Dallas . 76 94 — .00 Del Rio .... 78 98 — .00 Denver . 58 Bft _ 00 Detroit . 68 8« 14 no Dodge City . 70 92 .00 j FI Paso . 78 102 — .00 1 Fort Smith . 74 96 — .00 Galveston . 80 88 — 00 Helena . 46 68 .18 Huron . 62 82 10 .02 Jacksonville _ 70 90 — .50 Kansas City .... 76 92 — .00 Louisville . 70 gft — .00 Memphis . 78 92 — .00 Miami . 78 86 — .00 Montgomery .... 7b 94 — .00 New Orleans .... 80 9ft — .00 New York . ftS 84 — .00 North Platte _ 64 88 — .00 Oklahoma City ..76 94 12 .12 Dnlestine . 74 92 — .00 Pensacola . 7ft 92 — .48 Phoenix . 7ft 104 — .00 Pittsburgh . 64 82 — .00 St. Louis . 7ft 94 10 .00 St. Paul . 62 82 .06 Salt Lake City 62 84 10 .00 San Antonio _ 74 98 — .00 Santa Fe . 60 Rft — on Sheridan . (ft 74 00 Shreveport . 7ft 94 .00 Tampa ....... 78 90 _ On Vi-kshurg . 78 94 00 Wi«hington _ ft£ gft _ 00 Williston . 54 70 on Wilmingtnn ftS ££ _ .80 BABY BORN SAN BENITO. July *._A nine nmird was bom tft yTr ln(| yr!; Er-d ThAm*s of this city Sunday night Both mother and son are 1 doing* well. I MORROW GETS MEXICO HOME; ROAD GUARDED Patrol Increased Over Cuernavaca H i g h« way As U. S. Envoy Secures Residence MEXICO CITY, July 3.—<i«P>—Mili tary precautions have been taken to protect from bandits travelers on a road that United States Ambassador Dwight W. Morrow may now be ex pected to use frequently. Mr. Morrow has leased for two years a house at Cuernevaca, for vacation and week-end trips, and the army patrol against bandits has been increased on the road he must travel to reach that place. Cuernevaca is a beautiful town of i rare climate on a road from Mexico ! City where there have been a number of bandit holdups, including the kid naping and murder of an American I tourist, Jacob Rosenthal of New I York. Since Mr. Morrow has been am bassador to Mexico he missed by a 1 few hours a wholesale holdup on an i other road between Mexico City and Puebla where he was motoring. Arrangements for the Cuernevaca lease were completed for Mr. Morrow while he was in the United States and the house was made ready for use upon his return. At the same time a new, special force of motorcycle soldiers was or dered on anti-bandit patrol duty on the Mexico City-Cuernevaca and oth er roads radiating from the capitol, reinforcing the previous cavalry and infantry guard*, which are continued. Cuernevaca, while 4,000 feet high, is 3.500 feet lower than Mexico City. It is a favorite resort for those whose ! nerves are frazzled by or whose lungs j or heart need relief from the altitude of the capital. Although less than ! fifty miles away it is. for most auto mobiles, a four to six hour trip be | cause of a difficult mountain road j which has superb scenery and ahun | dant hiding places for outlaws. There are many steep grades and sharp rtirns where cars must go slowly-. It is easy for bandits to stop them and to escape in the wild wooded country all around. A new road is being built which will cut out the steep j grades and, it is hoped, make bandit operations more difficult. Cuernevaca was a favorite resort of Cortes, the Spanish conqueror, ar.d of Maxmilfan. the ill-fated emperor. The Cortes palace is now the city hall where quick action so-called divorces, considered of doubtful validity in the United States, are issued for hurried visitors. ‘Wet Back’ Labor Shows Decrease The usual flood of “wet back” la bor across the Ro Girande is not ma terializing this year to the degree it has in former years, reports of fed eral officials indicate. The number entering legally has shown a decided increase. Ninety Mexican aliens, captured during the past week by the border patrol, have been turned over to im migration officials for deportation, the captures bom? effected in all parts of the Brownsville district, which extends from Rio Grande City to the mouth of the Rio Grande a id north to Falfurriss. Activities of the border patrol the past week have also resulted in the arrests of twelve alleged liquor smugglers, seizure of 600 quarts of intoxicating liquors and two automo biles which have been turned over to the customs officials. In former years the tide of “wet back” labor smuggling across the Rio Grande at this season has been heavy, but the mair>r number are now gaining entrance legally at the reg ular ports of entry. — No* Shoeing — Charlie Chaplin “THE CIRCUS" A Riot of Laughter! —■ Also — K UNIVERSAL WESTERN “SMILING WOLF” Admission 10c — 25c I __ _ jBiffmann — NOW — “The Beauty Shoppers” _ With — Mae Bush Iiepicting the fads and fancies of modern femininity EDUCATIONAL COMEDY Admission 25c, 20c, 10c ■♦♦tHfwww ♦ imhTm< — NOW SHOWING — , <h«h«h a CHINATOWN CHARLIE Ttot national — Also — Buster Brown Comedy Paramount News yintttttmo • FOURTH TO BE A * * * BUSY DAY WITH * * * VALLEY QUARTET (Speciat to The Herald) SAN BENITO, July 3.—The Val ley songbirds are beginning to won der how they will be able to sing at three different places in one day, one of them in one country, one in another, and one on a bridge between the two. and the three separated about 65 miles. But such is the program of the Forty and Eight Quartet of this city, as the Legion men have prom ised to sing at two celebrations the same day. First they will sing at McAllen, on July 4. Then to Rey nosa, to sing in the bull ring be fore the hulls are brought in. And then to Brownsville, to sing to the crowds at the bridge opening cele bration there. The Legionnaires declare they can do it. Venizelos Named To Form Cab' let For Greek Rule ATHENS, July 3.—(JP>—Eluthenos Venizelos. former premier and domi nant factor in the liberal party, has been entrusted with the formation of a new cabinet.* Parliament will be dissolved. President Kondouriotis decided to call in the former premier when the Zaimas cabinet resigned after a crisis concerning measures proposed by the minister of finance. Venizelos. as leader of the liberal party was strongly opposed to these fniancial measures and it was this opposition which led to the retirement of the ministry. The return of Eleutherios Venizelos to guide the destinies of Greece is just another incident in the dramatic career of this man. whom President Woodrow W’ilson described as one of the greatest statesmen in Europe. FEDERAL STUDY STAPLE Estimates Will Cover Grade and Staple Of Entire Crop i WASHINGTON. D. C., July 3.—Con gress has authorized and directed the secretary of Argiculture to make and publish three or more estimates of the grade, staple length, and tender ability of the cotton crop as it is ginned. This work is being conducted by the bureau of agricultural economics. United States department of agri culture, through its division of cot ton marketing. Estimates of the grade, staple, and tenderability of the cotton produced | were made last year for the state of ! Georgia and a selected area farther ' west, including 27 adjacent counties in Texas and Oklahoma. This year the work is being expanded to cover the entire cotton belt, following the satisfactory outcome of last year's experience in reporting the grade and stsple length for the areas men tioned. The service will be conducted in cooperation with the land-grant I colleges, the agricultural experiment j stations, and the extension services of the cotton-producing states. The samples submitted to each field office will be classified imme diately, and daily reports will be sub mitted in code to the Washington headquarters, to know or conjecture the total figures in the final report. The report will be issued only from Washington at an hour and date specified in advance. The bureau of agricultural eco nomics. through its division of cotton marketing, is making at the same time a study of the qualities of cot ton required by the mills of the Uni ted States. The object of the two projects is to supply information which will benefit growers by en abling them to plan the quality of their production, so far as may be consistent with their growing condi tions, in such a way as to profit most from the market demand. ... 1 Medico to Teach Love For U. S. In Public Schools MEXICO CITY, July 3,—(&<—Under Secretary of Education Moises Saenz has appointed a committee of edu cators and newspapermen to direct a movement in the public schools to teach Mexican children love of the United States. The movement is con sidered the best means to promote lasting understanding and friendship between the two countries. El Universal said today that the movement grew out of the suggestion of an unnamed American educator who started a drive in the United States and had American children send presents to Mexican children. Each present was accompanied by a letter from the American donor to the Mexican recipient. The committee is considering the present which Mexicans will send their American friends. NOTED SCIENTIST ILL CHICAGO. July 3.—«*>— Prof. Al bert A. Michelson. T5. of the Univer sity of Chicago, whose accomplish ments in the measurement of light speed have given him an internation al reputation, has been seriously ill for a fortnight, it was learned to day. He collapsed while playing chess and was taken to a hospital where he was found to be suffering with anaemia and stomach trouble Physicians last night said his con dition was improved. Elks Will Elect Tuesday July 10 The regular election of officers of the Brownsville Elks lodge will be held at the Elks club Tuesday night, July 10. and an effort is being made by lodge officials to have all members present. Future policies will also be discussed at the meeting. Another large class will he initf -'S Ho will 4J % «3W *** quito- ,^ediTease.bear.n*(» “ „ith ^ ’‘e*redU«Sin»«««®f^che.ou* •_»arfc«tcsftVAa5 lfl WW • ti&itfJsZS"* *** ^ *£?&» °0t ‘T’ ,h anv char %* jVtYtfi DonnV^a^^ir^'oi Ruarant ^ BuV fU .odav 1 if vo ispiacV ^ ■__□ j I. Now Showing A Great First Time Independence in the Valley Day Program The thunder of galloping hoofs runs through this great picture as the irresistible Cossacks sweep on to a stirring climax. JOHN GILBERT IN 'The Cossacks ’ with RENEE ADOREE 11 and ERNEST TORRENCE « Also MGM Comedy Pathe Review John Gilbert in Tolstoi's famous drama, made into a stupendous spec* tacle that leaves you breathless. The great stars of “The Big Parade” —together again, in a fascinating picture. i ated into the order at the meeting tonight, and officers hare issued an urgent request that al! members be present. Good progress is being made in .the membership campaign which hm « its objectivevw vavt vl'evasvthettoi its objective at least 200 members the membership of the order no* being well past the Hn~> mark. _^ 6lieu re pood — andgoodforyou/ WHOLESOMENESS YOUNG folks obtain an invig orating thrill from delicious, wholesome soft drinks. Besides high-quality sugar with its energy value, bottled carbonated beverages contain pure carbon ated water and wholesome fla vors. Carbonation . . . perfect only when the drink is bottled . . . produces that sparkling, appetite-creating tang. 'Bottled Carbonated S500 In Cash Prices Sf.VDv'ut favorite ref re f-r tf d 1 ft^ the uteef Bo'.r!edC*rbo ai*d b Jr JB m / W X/l' %/M erag-^oAx^ ranB --.oft ,t. ** " * ^ ^ bm ,*cd B:nd B'Jg . VV««h:ngton. D. C Cn'i priznwill >e »irdeJ hr best recipes. ‘ /. Jnore's a j ~ Bottler 1 / in your town! OR nearly a quarter of a century, this Bank % has successfully sailed the roughest of finan cial seas, with absolute safe ty for all its patrons, and is still being run in the same ■ conservative way that has ,, characterized its success^ 11 SAFETY OF DEPOSIT- B ORS ABOVE EVERY I OTHER CONSIDERA TION.