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AUTO Q i TOLD DEALERS _ ! General Motors Chief Addresses Dealers of South Texas in San I Antonio Meet — „ (Special to The Herald) SAN ANTONIO. Dec. 14 —General Motors corporation is not interested ,n ite competitors’ weak points, but , • n their strong points, Floyd Allen. ' assistant. to President Alfred Sloan. >lr^ told 200 representatives of all ^ranches of the corporation from Houston to Laredo and Brownsville in St. Anthony hotel while here this week. George A. Flanders, manager of General Motors Acceptance corpora 1 (ion here, and associate^ were hosts i at the banquet and Flanders presid , r-d as master of ceremonies. Allen is returning from the west on a tour for the first series of such meeti'”’* f in the history of the company. He ; has traveled 52,000 miles this year. I i he said and very little by outomo- • f bile. j h The company’s assets are more U than $1,000,000,000 Allen said; it i has 70,000 stock holders; employs I i 200.000 persons in shop?, besides I field forces; buys materials, etc.,' I from 4,600 outside firm* and does L business in every nook and corner of | ■ Hie globe. I Man Power Keystone g Man-power i> more important in I ‘ CHRISTMAS GIFTS 1 A beautiful selection of $ CHRISTMAS CARDS. Select your cards early and remem ber your friends. Xmas Tags and Seals. Eagle Pharmacy, Inc. 2 Phenea 26 and 693. ———M| Today’s Radio Features Friday. ©«•■ 14 > [Central Standard Time] d I%-C!reu*: Jarron of tha Circa*— WJZ KDKA WLW WJR KTW WHAB V»SM VTV^ WSB 1:00— Review; Orchestral Feature*— WJE KDKA WLW KTW KICK WKEN WJAX FHAS WB5I WMC WSB KOA K3L KGO KFI KOMO KHQ _ 1:00— Concert Bureau Hour; Radio Ravlew— WEAF WRC FWJ WDAF WTMJ Ksr> 0:00—Then end Now: Popular gonaa of Yesterday and Today—Wor -TVADC WKRC WGHP WMA^VOWO KMOX KMBC WS^D WHK KOIL. ▼ALLEY RADIO KWWG—Valley Radio Station Brownavilla 4:00-5:55 p. m.—Associated Press dispatches and Valley news from The Brownsville Herald, followed by musical numbers. 5-55-6:00—World Bookman, popular radio feature. 6:00-7:00-Musical numbers. SATURDAY A. M. 10:00-11:00 a. m.—Musical number* end *tudio specialties. 11:00-11:30—James Ball at the Capitol theater organ in popular and semi-classical numbers. (Remote control). 11:55-12:00—Local and general weather forecast and bulletin on Rio Grande. 12:00-1:00 p. m.—Studio specialties. its motors, Allen declared, and good will is more of an asset than the $1,000,000,000 in resources. Motor ears account for only 50 per cent of the corporation's profits. The company, acting through units, each of which is an entity, has a di versified program, and it has just as much of a marketing problem as the farmers of the country', OUan de clared. The first 10 years of the mo. tor industry were engineering, the secord, manufacturing, and the pres ent decade is one of marketing. Here are some of the company’s products, outside of autoa and trucks as enumerated by Allen: Roller and ball bearings, differantials and transmission gears, radiators, bat teries. Delco ignition, farm light ing and pump systems, horns, shock absorbers. Fisher bodies, auto and HUMPHREY T£? i mt firp dS> ^iwii ■ \xwwmSmWmmtmm IT BURNS GAS * zr No. 102 Eadianffirc. Price $63.00 '' KeepsY oungsters Warm? <• sr and-Happyl Indoors >* /***. For homes with children The Radiant* fire is really indispensable in FalL It provides generous, radiant, sunshiny warmth that floods every part of the room with healthful heat. Warm floors protect children’s health. The Radiant* fire may be used in any room where gas is available. It gives instant heat that may be turned up or down, on and of? • • • like water. Costs only a few cents per hour to operate. Eliminate chilly floors and corners from your home with a Radi an th re—Models from $15 up. Rio Grande Valley Gas Co. •‘COOK WITH GAS” Thirteenth Street — Across from Western Union BROWNSVILLE. TEXAS Auctioneer IF IT HAS VALUE I CAN SELL IT AND GET THE MONEY 5a*i Eemtc, Texa» I : wheel hardware, spark plugs and floor tile, in which it is setting a new pace. In the vicinity of Memphis. Tenn., the company has hundreds of thou sands of acres of woods, and at bag inaw, Mich., its foundries. It is turning the Durant plants at Muncie, Ind., into a battery factory. Growth was reviewed by Allen in the fol lowing figures: Production, 1324. 650,000 motor vehicles, one out of six in the coun try: 1925, $25,000 or one out of five; 1926, 1.255,000 or one out of four; 1927, 1.500,000, about one out of two and mor* already this year than all of 1927. Growth is Steady Assets, 1924, $600,000,000; 1927, $700,000,000; 1926. $920,000,000, and 1927, $1,095,000,000, now about $1, 205.000.000, growing this year about $700,000 each work day. Dividends 1924. $52,000,000; 1925, $69,000,000; 1926, $111,1)00,000; 1327. $144,000,000 and this year about $175,000,000. the largest common stock dividend for any company in the world. Te Acceptance Corporation, organ ized in 1919. not for profit but to aid did $900,000,000 worth of busi ness last year, about the 12th largest bank in the country. Allen declared, there are service and insurance branches in the decentralized corpo ration, he said. "General Motors men are not su permen," Allen declared, "but regu lar men. Our laboratories have found no substitute for hard w-ork. We realize that leadership ia not guar anteed by divine right. The square deal is the only kind of deal that pays in business. “5Ve have modernized ‘honesty is the best policy* by saying it is easier and pays the best dividends. There is no partiality shown on our prov ing grounds out of Flint. Mich. "Cars are humming around the four-mile track 24 hours every day. V> 9 are raising the slope so that a speed of 125-miles an hour can be maintained. “The public used to be the prov ing ground, and following the cars went a Urge supply of axles and other parts. Now we not only pre vent that, but anitcipate the public’s criticism and avoid them." Ganna Walska 111; Concert Delayed, Again As Is Usual CHICAGO, Dec. 14.-M*)—Mme. Gama Walska iMrs. Harold F. McCormick l has been stricken with influenza, and though it is only a mild attack, she has found it neces sary to cancel her concert scheduled for Orchestra Hall tomorrow. A statement by two attending phy sicians said only that Mme. Walska was confined to bed by influenza and that it would be impossible for her to fill the engagement. Harry E. Vogeli. in charge of ar rangements for the eopcert. said that those who had purchaied tickets should hold them, to be used at a later data to be fixed upon Mme Walska's recovery The influenza attack was sudden, Mme. Walska having fcasn the cen ter of attraction at the opart Wad nesday night when she occupied the McCormick box during the perform ance of "Don Giovanni.” Postponement of tomorrow's con cert recalls thst Mme. Walska’s previous appearances here unvarian ly have been attended by unlocked for developments which have neeas sitated their cancellation. steamTexplosives to FIGHT OIL WELL FIRE GALVESON. Tex.. Dec. 14 — (fr— Steam and explosive* will be em ployed in an effort to quench the flames destroying the 10,000 barrel daily flow of the Marrs Cade well at High Island. Tax Thornton, fatn oua oil and gas well fighter, and his asbestos suit have been sum moned. and he is expected to go to work today. Oil men estimate that the damage to date from the fire is at least $100,000. The well is the largest producer ever i.illed in the High Island fields ... ■ --- ■ — ■ ■ For better luggage buy BELBER LUGGAGE At R. L. Lackner Jeweler and Optometrist 1106 Elizabeth St. Phone 644 1 WETS HAPPY 01 BIG SUM IN SENATE ACT Upper House Displays Tendency to Rush Through Its Pro gram of Work Washington! e»7c. h.—«»► The senate went to work today with some of its members, particularly the wets, still chuckling over an event of yesterday. The treasury-postoffice appropri ation bill had already passed, when Sanator Bruce, democrat, Maryland, proposed an amendment raising the funds for liquor law enforcement from 113,500,000 to 1270,627.384. It was accepted, apparently few know ing what had happened. When the realization came the wets laughed and the drys took comfort in the be lief that the Bruce addition would be stricken out in conference, since the added apportionment would up set the government's fiscal program if it went through. The senate began this session’s legislation in lamb-like fashion, hut it may sweep through its program like a lion before adjournment comes. The treasury-postoffice bill has been disposed of handily and Boulder Dam has succumbed to amendments and compromises until the vote on it was looked upon as an assured thing. The house also was nearing a vote on the second of the appropria tion bills, that providing funds for the interior department and the ag ricultural department appropriation bill has been whipped into shape un til it was about ready for the floor. Two senate committee hearings commanded attention today. One was on the Kellogg-Briand treaty by the foreign relations committee. The other, whihe began as the consider ation of the nomination of Roy O. West, secretary of the interior, had branched off into what resembled another oil inquiry. Beginning with questions asked West about the re newal of the Salt Creek royalty oil lease to Harry F. Sinclair, the com mittee later called Dr. Hubert Work, secretary of the interior when the contactr was renewed, and today William J. Donovan, an assistant attorney general, had been sum moned to testify. The senate foreign relations com mittee has had two brief hearings on the Kellogg-Briand pact and began the third with the prospect that res ervations might be offered. 22 Young Women Are Kidnaped By Mexican Bandits MEXICO CITY. Dec. 14.—— Twenty-two young women were stated by travelers from Jalisco to be held captive today in the moun tain laira of insurgents who raided ♦ he town of Jilotepec in that state. The young women who were ab ducted were described as the pret tiest in the town. Federal troeps were in pursuit of the kidnapers. Travelers said that the insurgents invaded Jilotepec last week and dy namited tre municipal building. They thene invaded the homes, raiding the larders of the townsfolk, most of whom were at a motion picture show. The looting completed, the insur gents surrounded the motion picture theater. They lined up the men on one side of the building, with their hands up. While some of the insur gents stood guard over the men, others selected the twenty-two pret tiest girls in the audience. When the band galloped off to the moun tains they took the women with them. FT. WORTH HIGH TO PLAY LOS ANGELES FORT WORTH. Dec. 14—'JP—Al though the Central high school foot ball team of Fort Worth is out of the state title rece the players have a grea deal to look forward to. The team will travel to the Pacific coast to play an all-star team from Los Angeles, Dec. 20. VISITORS F H. Laudtke of Mercedes and Frank Doxier, local aviator, were the guests of Lt.-Col. McH. Eby Thurs day afternoon. The army officer, who has been stationc.* here for several years, is to be transferred to Ft. Bliss soon. I I I I I ' - * (By The Associated Proa)* Friday Boulder dam bill before aerate. House resumes consideration of intarior department appropriation bill. Senate foreign relations commit tee takes up Kellogg-Briand treaty.; Immigration committee of senate \ considers Harris bill to put Mexico on quota basis. House agriculture committee con tinues hearings on packers and i stockyards act, with other commit- • tees in routine sessions. Public lands committee of senate summons William J. Donovan, an assistant to the attorney general, for questioning on Salt Creek royalty oil lease. Thursday Senate passed treasury-postoffice supply bill, adding $250,000,000 for prohibition enforcement. Further compromises on Boulder dam bill made in senate. Congressional medal of honor res olution for Wright brothers prssed by house. House considered interior depart ment appropriations bill. Postoffice committee of senate heard testimony about patronage in. southern states. SAY BOND NOT TO RAISE TAX $190,000 San Benito Issue Will Trim Interest Rate SANT BENITO. Dec' 11.—The im j portance of votirg a bond issue of , $190,000 which will not increase the city’s tax rate one cent, bat which will result in keeping the tax rate from being raised was emphasized by Mayor J. Scott Brown in discussing the bond iseue which is to bo voted on on December 17. ) The issue is for $190,000 Of this total $160,000 will be used : to retire bonds in that amourt voted several years ago. and drawing in terest at the rate of six per cent. The additional $80,0(!0 w-ill be y.u 1 fit from the retiring of the six per ■ cent bonds, and issuance of five and ; one-half per cent bonds, the mayor j poirted out. I “In other words.” Mayor ..rowr. said, ’the city will be taking in $160,000 in six per cent bonds, and putting out in the place of them $160,000 of five and one half per cent bonds and the difference in in terest will be sufficient to enable the city to issue $30,000 more bonds, and pay the interest on the $190,000 in bonds with the same ! money that is now 1 eing used to i pa- the interest on $160,000.” Mayor Brown said that the $30,000 ! is to be need for some sewer and road work that is necessary, and that failure to vote th© bonds at this fine will result possibly in the commission being forced to increase the tax rate, due to the continued ! h:gh interest rate, and the necessity for some improvements. Of the total of $80,000, approxi mately $20,000 will be used for street work, ard $10,000 for sewer work. There is no pronounced opposition to the bond issue, according to the mayor, but “it is necessary that ev ery taxpayer of the city study th situation, convince himself that it would be a great mistake for the city |p do other than refund these bonds, and then go to the polls De cember 17 ard vote in favor of the issue, so that the vote will be large,” bo declared. HIT MARIHUANA SMOKER* AUSTIN. Tex.. Dec. 14.—<&— Smoking, possesirg or selling Mari huana is apt to prove expensive in Austin hereafter. The city council. ; rerturbed by reports that high 1 school students were using t* e } weed, has passed an ordinance pro- i viding a $200 fine for use of the drug by ary except a licensed phy sician or pharmacist. The weed, r hich is also known as Indian hemp, grows wild in parts of Texas. I CHRISTMAS I }' GIFTS I Remember Him Beautiful Smoke Set* f Fine Pipes f Cigarettes and Cigars ! Don't forget he anjoys a smoke i| IS Zagle Pharmacy, Inc. a Phones 26 and 693. | .. ' ' ' T f T* \\ WAS MADE 4 i /o LEAD . | TWO CAB IN ET§ '* Both with the sas? B Marvelous J tube Set : ' and the same Sui»ei* i Dynamic Speakers I | MADE~COfof PLETE | 1\\ m the GREATmawdic ill J\\\ V." Tactortes /// |\U H «V CRICSBY-GRUNOW COMPANY. I Ilk ti 4I37»*w4J6752 f ( Complete - less tuiss > / yilI A. S. LANIER Local Dealer Phone 598-J - Brownsville, Texas , HOOVER HAPPY OVER ACCLAIM IN ARGENTINA President-Elect Gives Praise to Nation; Country Maintains Guard About Party BUENOS AIRES. Dee. 14.—(/Ph Herbert Hoover was highly pleased today over the hearty welcome giv en him by the people of Buenoa Aires, the first capital that he haa visited on the eastern coast of South America. His trip down the slopes of the Andes and across the fertile pampas gave him a feeling of exaltation at the accomplishments of the people of Argentina. The Argentine government, anx ious that r.o untoward incident mar Mr. Hoover's visit, continued today to surround him and his party with every precaution for their safety. Secret service men guarded every avenue of appoach. Their vigilance was due to possibilities indicated be fore his arrival by several arrests and seizure of arms and railway maps. Troops and other guards lin ed ever yroute over which Mr. Hoov er travelled. Mr. Hoover and members of his party seemed inclined to doubt that ther<* had been any plot against them The enthusiastic welcome riven the president-elect indicated there was no arti-Ameriean feeling on the part of the people. Thia en thusiasm prompted Mr- Hoover to issue this statement: "I could imagine no more wonder ful introduction into Argentina than through the Andes. One is plunged at orce into a realization of its greatness, its splendid development and its magnificent resources. Aa a -tndent cf human advancement, I have a feeling of exaltation at the accomplishment of the people of Argentina to which I have been witness. T am deeply grateful for the genuine spirit of kindness and welcome extended me by President Irigoyn end evidenced by the many thousands of people along the way her*.’ The enthusiasm of the greeting riven Mr. Hoover disrupted an elab orate reception that had been plan ned and prevented a parade from the station to the United States em bassy. A red plush carpet had been laid at the railroad station and Mr. Hoover and members of his party stepped onto it as they left their special train. The first person to «hake herds with the president-elect was President Jrigoven. who rprely apreirs at public functions. Thou sands were gathered around, cheer ing and shouting “Viva Hoover." k— BHHvwaiiJWiL -S'iiMiwar. mri CHRISTMAS I GIFTS I Beautiful Be Vilbiss and Gi- E rondo Atomizers . . . Bo»h ® beautiful and serviceable for E your fine perfumes. ? Eagle Pharmacy, Inc. L Phones 26 and 693 is| Delay Decision | On Wurzbach’s Hearing Request AUSTIN. Texas. Dec. 14—(^—De cision as to whether Congressman Harry M- Wunbach will have a pub lic hearing before the etate flection board on the disputed results of the congressional election in the Four teenth district probably will be de ferred until Monday. At that time the board meets to canvass the vote ar.d issue certifi cates of election. Judge Augustus McCloskey of San Antonio was de clared winner in the Fourteenth dis tict by the county commissioners' court. Wurtbach. in his petition as serts that the figures compiled by the county clerk gsve Wurxbach the election. The congressional cam paign funds investigation committee recently held a hearing in the case in San Antonio and a short time lster Judge McCloskey and two oth ers were indicted on charges of al tering returns. __ TENNESSEE STUDENT KNIFED; NEGRO SOUGHT KNOVXILLE. Tenn.. Dec. 14.—(>Pi —Randolph Knight. 20, sophomore and head cheer leader of the Uni versity of Tennessee, died last night from knife wounds believed to have been inflicted by a negro hot tamale vendor. Hoyt Bryson, Knight's companion, and a fraternity brother, was held at police headquarters today while officers searched for the negro as sailant. HIT NEW SAlfP ABILENE. Texas, Dec. 14—<JP>— Atkinson and Sandefere’s No. 1 Hud spath, which topped pay at 3.573 feet yesterday, was believed to have opened a fourth oil pool in aonth western Jones county. The wall filled 1,000 laet in oil within thrss hours. YOU CAN MAKE YOUR SKIN CLEAR AND ATTRACTIVE1 If yon art dissatisfied with you complexion because of unsightly blem ishes, such ss pimples, rashes or cczemic infections, here is the way to have a clear and attractive akin. Go to yonr druggist, ask for Black and White Ointment and use it accord ing to directions. It is pleasant to nse. highly beneficial and scientifically safe. 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