Women Voted Panta
*ea “Guilty” Because of
Fear, They Say
ANQELE8. Nov. 7—(aP)—Af
f^avl * ®y tilree women jurors that
iear of radio utterances by the Rev.
5** F* Shuler and alleged coercion
?y a fellow juror influenced them
w> return a verdict of guilty against
zander Pantages were on file
JUth District Attorney Buron Pitts
The affidavits wire filed yester
day in connection with the vaude
ville magnate's plea for a new trial
to be heard In superior court Sat
Pantages was convicted of attack
ing Eunice Pringle, 17. a dancer,
and is liable to a sentence of from
one to fifty years In San Quentin
The women jurors, whose state
ments were included among seven
Pantages to support a motion for
affidavits produced by counsel for
* rehearing, are Mrs. Christina D.
Ulrich, Mrs. William Ingles and
Mrs. Lotta C. Steiner. They swore
they were influenced also in switch
ing their early votes for acquittal by
inclusion of the words “with cle
mency*’ in the verdict, under the
imnression such a notation would
make it mandatory that superior
Judge Charles Pricke pronounce a
sentence of only one year in the
Los Angeles county jail.
Mrs. Ingles said Juror William
Vellage “threatend to tell Bob Shu
ler how this jury acted and voted
unless she joined with him in a ver
dict of guilty, and further stated
he would see “that Shuler made a
statement over the radio in refer
ence to it.**
Brothers Killed In
Fight; Father Shot
YAZOO CITY, Miss. Nov. 1—UP)
—Two brothers were dead today
of gunshot wounds, and their fath
er and a fourth man were wound
ed as a result of an altercation
last night on t C. B. Box plant
ation near midnight.
George Eldridge, 21, was billed
instantly, and his brother, Boyle
Eldridge, 23, was fatally wounded
when the pair with their father
clashed with *. J. Shelton, 30. man
anger of the plantation.
Though officials of Humphreys
county had little information on
the killings, it was reported the
men, all farmers, had argued over
On Share Purchasing
NEW YORK. Nov. 7.—(^—Minor
ity stockholders ol the Cities Ser
vice company today filed in federal
court a petition for an injunction
to restrain the company from re
voking or in any way cancelling the
rights given stockholders early last
month to buy additional stock at
$45 a ahart. After the stock had
broken to a low of $20 in the recent
crash the company announced
withdrawal of the rights.
THE LAST REAL
* 4:30 P. M.
6 BULLS /*
To a Finish 1/
Will Kill Four of the Bulls
Only Lady Matador and
f|er Troupe of Comic Bull
Fighters, Will Take on the
General Ring, Shade
General Ring, Sun
PRESIDENT’S MOTHER ON AIR TOUR
Senora Alberta Portes Gil (left), mother of President Emilio Portes
Gil of Mexico, paid her first visit to Los Angeles, arriving by airplane.
She was accompanied by Major Luis Farell C, a member of the presi
dent’s staft. and Senora Farell C.
STAY ON RHINE
German Press Bulletin De
nied By Maginot, New
Tarideu War Head
BERLIN, Nov. 7—(/P)—Vorwaerts,
Berlin daily, today said evacuation
orders issued recently to the French
regiment stationed at Kreu_.iach in
the third Rhineland military zone
had been cancelled suddenly and
the regiment would remain until
French soldiers about to enter a
train at Mayence for return to
France were ordered to resume
their old quarters in the Mayence
Vorwaerts said the counter-order
was believed to be a result of the
change In the French ministry and
the appointment of Andre Maginot
as Minister of War.
M. Maginot and his friends, the
paper said, always have held the
opinion that the third zone in
which Kreuznach and Mayen e are
situated should be -acuated only
after the Young plan has come in
Paris, Nov. 7—</P)—Reports from
Berlin that evacuation of the
Rhineland has been suspended by
order of Andre Maginot, minister
of war in the new Tardieu Cabinet
were officially denied today.
Movements of troops necessitat
ed by the evacuation, it was ex
plained. might give reason for the
supposition that the evacuation
orders had been changed, but such
orders have been changed only to
meet exigencies of the service with
out in the least modlflying the
Call For Aid, Shot
ROSWELL, N. M., Nov. 7.—(JPj—
Chief of Police T. U. Alford, fire
chief Rue Chrisman and Garvle LJ
Wombles were recovering today
from bullet wounds. Tne two chiefs
were shot by Wombles yesterday i
morning when they answered a call
for help from Mrs. Wombles. Af
ter shooting the officers, as they
walked upon his porch. Wcmbi?s
then tried to commit suicide. Mr.
and Mrs. Wombles had been quar
Divorce Suit Is
In Its Fourth Day
Attorneys continued to arg’ie for
the fourth dav in the civil district
court in the divorce suit of Jessie
K. Liddell vs. N. S. Liddell of Har-'
lingen. This is believed to be one
of the longest divorce cases ever
tried Cameron county.
The question of property rights
were up before the court Thursday
afternoon. Attorneys expected the
case to be terminated before the
end of the day.
Mrs. Lindell claims neglect on
the part of her husband.
* * *
BUT BACK SLAP
* * *
BRINGS UP SCREW
CHICAGO, Nov. 7.—iVP—A slap
on the back did for little Leonard
Gilbert yesterday what science
ha id failed for five months to
Last spring the two and one
half year old boy swallowed a
screw. His parents did not know
of it until later when severe
spells of coughing developed.
Two operations were performed
without success, the screw being
wedged in the wind pipe in such
a manner surgeons were unable
to reach it without endangering
the child s life.
Yesterday plans were made to
take the child to Philadelphia for
a third operation. He began
coughing violently. Ilis nursa
picked him up by the heels and
slapped him hard on the back.
The screw dropped from the
William G. McAdoo
Lands At Big Spring
BIG SPRING. Tev., Nov. 7.
MP)—William G. McAdoo. chairman
of the board of Southern Skylines.
Inc., landed at the Big Sprung air
port today en route from Los An
geles to New York in the interest
of establishing a transcontinental
air mail line.
POST WINTER FEATURE
Captain William T. Haldeman.
post adjutant, announces that dur
ing the winter season, the 12th
Cavalry band concerts will be held
in the afternoons, at 4:00 p. m., on
Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The Tuesday concert will precede
formal guard mounting, dismounted.
The concert usually given on Fri
days will be given on Thursday, on
account of the fact that the band
is mounted on Friday for formal
puard mounting or parade.
CARLOAD OF TOMATOES
SENT FROM LANTANA
fSo»c5al to the Herald >
RAN BENITO. Nov. 7—J. O. Friz
zell has added a carload of tomatoes
to the Valley’s season shipment, the
tno lues bein? shipped from Lantana
Wednesday night over the Southern
Tim tomatoes were sold to McKay
nrd Leahman a* Weslaco, and net
ted the grower 3c per pound.
PALFSTINE. Tex., Nov. 7.—i/pv—
With the important ta?k of select
ing delegates to. the general conven
tion in Dallas next year out of the
way, the Texas Methodist confer
ence today turned its attention to
other issues, including selection of
a time and place for next year’s
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 wp>—
Herbert F. Seawell, of North Caro
lina, was nominated by President
Hoover today to be a member of the
Board of Tax Appeals.
can be done
HARSH corrective measures
are seldom necessary with
a child! Most modem parents
recognize this. That's the reason
so many agree on this gentler
means of putting a child in order
when bad breath, coated tongue,
headaches, biliousness or upsets
tell of a clogged digestive tract.
When used at the tirst sign of
bad breath or feverishness, a
spoonful of California Fig Syrup
often does the work! Sometimes
several doses are necessary. Al
ways you can depend on its use
to clear the system harmlessly
and in a hurry; to give the child
THE RICH. FRUITY LAXATIVE
AND TONIC FOR CHILDREN
a new start by regulating and
strengthening the stomach and
Mothers by thousands praise
the gentle effectiveness of this
rich, fruity product which all
children love. Mrs. D. H. Keat
ing, 1318 Hays St., San Antonio,
says: “Nothing I know can take
the place of California Fig Syrup
in my home. It has been a bless
ing to my little girl during colds
and upset spells. It always has
her right in a jiffy.”
Words like these and sales of
four million bottles a year show
how mothers depend on Cali
frtewio Qtmm One
caution. The name "Cali
fornia” on the carton
marks the genuine, fa
mous for 50 years.
Chairman Reports Project
Could Be Dedicated On
The Brownsville Rotary club
swimming pool at the city park is
ready to be dedicated Tnanksgiv
ing if the members so desire,
Charles Burton, chairman of the
committee which had that project
in charge, Informed the club at
the Wednesday luncheon.
It Is planned to dedicate the
pool, which has been built at a
cost of $1500 by the club, on Christ
mas day. “it will be ready for a
Thanksgiving fete if you so desire,”
"Credit for the prompt manner
in which the commission from the
club has been executed is due to
Ben Proctor,” he continued. “No
sooner had the club authorized the
expenditure for the purpose than
he prepared the plans and started
Gift to Children
The pool is to be a gift to the
children of Brownsville from local
Rotarians and for the present year
will replace the Christmas tree,
which has been an annual event
for many years past.
Cleve Tandy read excerpts from
a speech on vocational service
which was delivered sometime ago
by H. R. Safford, executive vice
president of the Missouri Pacific
Lines before the Houston Rotary
club, of which he is a member. The
speech has attracted such wide
spread attention It lias been pub
lished in pamphlet form and Is
given circulation throughout the
Red Cross Drive
Rev. E. P. Day spoke of the an
nual Red Cross drive which is to
be conducted here from Tuesday
to Saturday of next week under
the direction of the Rev. R. O
Mackintosh and urged that mem
bers of the club support the drive.
"This is the greatest humanitarian
organization the world has known
and deserves wholehearted support,*
the speaker said.
"I see the newspapers of the
state are beginning to speak of the
Brownsville Golden Eagles as pro
bable state champions,** Doug Fes
senden, coach, who was a guest of
J. W. Irvine, said. "This came as
quite a surprise to me,” he con
tinued. “The last I knew' they were
about to bar nine of our mei. be
cause they are grandfathers and
now they are talking about us be
ing state champions.” He was re
ferring to th# “information” con
! vcyed to local school officials last
Friday by San Antonio and Austin
coaches that Sylvester and other
members of the team were inelig
ible. The indicated protest has since
been dropped since local eligibility
records of the players have been
"We have a hard game to win
in our last home contest here Fri
day with Harlandale high,” he
President Wm. S. West suggest
ed that Fessenden require the
■ school board and members of the
faculty to play the last quarter
of that game.
Irvine, athletic director of the
school, told Rotarians the Harlen
dale game is to be a good one and
the last home appearance of the
Eagles in a conference game and
urged all to attend.
(Continued from page 1)
a 15-year-old boy, born in the Unit
ea States, who remained in Jail
three months as an alien.
‘ When a condition exists in which
an American citizen can be arrest
ed as an alien, and the burden of
proof placed on him, in violation of
the constitution, it won’t be long
until they will be deporting fellows
like myself." Col. Robertson said.
R. E. Holland, Brownsville at
tomey, read figures given him by
D- w* Brewster, immigration chief
f; Brownsville, showing deporta
tions to be from 35 to 42 a month
since July of this year, or less than
the same time last year. Others
present brought out. however, that
these figures do not Include Mexi
cans who are arrested and who
agree to voluntary deportation, ex
pressing the belief that actual fig
ures will show 100 of such cases
to one actually deported by the
government. Tom Hester of Donna
said an immigration officer at Hi
dalgo told him 10,000 Mexicans had
been deported through there this
year, and Lamar Gill of Raymond
ville said more Mexican.; were de
from his ranch alone in one
month than the Brownsville immi
gration figures showed.
Attorneys To Aid
Holland said he had talked to
other attorneys, and suggested of
fer of free information to Mexi
cans. Other attorneys present
agreed. A meeting of the Bar as
sociation to work out details was
Other speakers told of instances
of deportations, and of mistreat
ment. and difficulties in protecting
Mexicans. Mr. Hester stating he
has found it almost impossible to
save them when officers arrest
John Shary of Mission told of
working 60 days, in legalizing the
entry of a boy whom he had al
most reared, and the boy spent all
his savings in gettin back.
Other speakers. W. E. Thomas
James Ward of Sen Benito. Mr.
Giii of Raymondville, and Marvin
Goodwin of Mission urged immedi
, and Mrs. Thomas of
rered the resolution resulting in
the .arming of the committee.
„ ^Special to The Herald)
WESLACO. Nov. 7—Remodeling is
under way on the Yarbrough build
ing which formerly housed the
Texas Seed Company Inc. The
building is having a thirty-five foot
addition to the back, and a new
front. Oak floor* will be laid and
the walls will be reflnlshed. The
approximate cost of remodeling Witt
be $4200. The Stone Chain Store
will occupy the building when com
The Texas Seed Company, Inc.
moved the first of the week in the
Gibson building formerly occupied
by the Imperial Dry Goods store.
L ■ III———— . » '■■■ ■■ I Ml ■■■
CHICAGO. Nov. 7—(JP)— (U. 8. D.
A.)—Hogs: 35.000; 10 to 15C lower;
top $9.20; packing sows 7.60 to 8.40;
pigs 8.25 to 8.75.
Cattle: 9.000; calves: 2.000; slaugh
i ter steers, good and choice 950-15000
lbs. 12.000 to 15.75; cows 7.50 to
10.25; vealers 12.50 to 15.50.
Sheep: 11,000; weak to 25C low
er; lambs 12.25 to 13.000; ewes 4.25
Overnight Buying and
Steady Cables Send
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7.—(JP)—
Owing to overnight buying and
rather steadier cables, the cotton
market opened steadier, and first
trades showed gains ot 4 to 5
points. The market continued to
improve, December trading at 17.11
and January at 17.23. or € to 7
points above yesterday s close.
Disappointing opening of the
stock nnirket caused the market to
turn easier, and prices made new
lows for the season. December
breaking to l?r>S. and January
dropping to 17.10 and March to
17.39, or 12 to 13 points down from
the opening hi^ns.
At the end ot the first hour the
market vfas a shade steadier and
3 to 4 points above the lows.
The market rallied sharply dur
ing the second hour in response
to the recovery in stocks, and ow
ing to the oversold condition of the
market. December advanced to
17.30. With active positions gener
ally 32 po.pta above early lows.
Following the bulge the market
quieted down some and early buy
ers took profit causing a recession
of 11 to 12 points by noon.
City Briefs i
I 1]" " "r '_' "
Good Operator—Can make money.
! Beauty Shop to rent. Call or write
j 1235 Adams St. Adv.
Install Simplex.—Western Union
workmen are now installing a sim
plex, automatic telegraph machine,
at the airport for the Mexican Avia
tion company. It will be connected
directly with the W. U. office and
with the up-town offices of the Pan
Avery Farm Implements—Small
! payment down, balance when crops
mature. We have the best finance
plan. 3rd and Fronton. Adv.
Dorfman's Gift Department—New
est in tallies, nlaco cards, candles
i sifts and prizes imported from all
; narts of the world, popularly priced.
] —Advertisement. 12.
Fire Crackers and fire works for
! Armistice day. 3rd and Fronton.
Radio on Planes.—All Mexican
Aviation company planes flying be
tween Brownsville and Mexico City
now carry full radio equipment
Four installations were completed
To Tampico.—Parker Glass, who
has been visiting here for some
time, returned to Tampico Thurs
day on the regular plane.
Sebre Las Olts. the Valleys un
ique Original Mexican restaurant,
new located in The Tower on Har
lingen Highway. Adv.
Return?;.—Mrs. K. K. Hoffman.!
wife of e Mexican Aviation company
pilot, flew to Tampico Thursday
aboard the regular plane.
Galvanized wafer piPe. stoves and
everything in Hardware 3rd and
DIRIGIBLE IN FLIGHT
YORK. Pa , Nov. 7—<m— The
na\y dirigible ^os Angeles, passed i
over York this morning at 6:45
o’clock on its wav from Lakchurst.
N. J.t to Akron, Ohio.
The Valley’s Per feet
Talking Picture Theatre
Today and Tomorrow
Drama more startling and in
tense than has ever reached the
Paramount Sound News
Large Volume o f Sales
Brings Drop In Price of
NEW YORlt, Nov, Liqu
idation of stocks continued in large
volume at the opening of today's I
market, and prices of many lead
ing issues fell 1 to nearly 10 points <
in initial sales. Westinghouse Elect
ric dropped 9 points. General Met
ric six, Purity baking ’ 3-4, Western
Unlnon ’, and International nickel,
Brooklyn union gas and Hudson
and Manhattan yielded 3 to 4 1-2
Prices were soon swept down 5
to 15 points as stock was dumped
overboard in blocks of 5.000 to 75,
000 shares. The swift decline yes
terday. which reached drastic pro
portions in the last half hour of
trading, had again weakened mar
gin accounts and brought forth a
huge volume of distress selling, in
addition to providing another se
vere shock to speculative sentiment.
U. S. Steel dropped 7 points to
162, and rallied to 165, American
Telephone dropped 5 1-4 to 209 3-4,
and rallied to 211. Columbia Gas
dropped 6 3-4 to 58 1-4 and rallied 1
to 59. General Electric, however,
after opening off 6 points at 200.
touched 199. American Can drop-1
ped 12 points to 103, and quickly
rebounded to 108.
General Motors opened with a j
block of 76,000 shares at 40. off 1-2,
and Standard of Ncv* Jersey, 400.
000 shares at 58, off 3. Umon Pa
cific dropped 14 7-8.
Foreign exchanges opened firm
with Sterling at $4.87 15-16, up
8tocks rallied briskly during the
latter part of the session, and while
there were some reductions from
the day's best levels before the
close, closing quotations were gen
erally around the top. General
Electric closed at 224, up to 18
points, Johns-Manville 55. up 13.'
American Telephone at 226, up 11,
U. S. Steel at 174 1-2, up 5 1-2 and
Radio at 37 1-2, up 5. The closing
tone was strong.
NEW YORK. Nov. 7.—(A*,—For
eign exchanges steady; Great Brit
ain in dollars; others in cents.
Great Britain, demand 4.87 1-4; !
cables 4.87 7-8; 60-day bills on
banks 4.82 1-8.
France, demand 3.93 11-16; Italy
5.23; Belgium 13.38; Germany 23.91;
Tokyo 48.75; Montreal 97.87 1-2.
BI TTER AND EGGS
CHICAGO, Nov. 7—</Pj— Butter
weak; creamery extras 41 1-2;
standards 40: extra firsts 40 to 41;
firsts 37 1-2 to 38 1-2; seconds 36
to 36 1-2.
Eggs arm- i nchanged.
NEW ORLEANS OPENING
NEW ORLEANS. Nov. 7—- P>—
Cotton onencd steady. Jan. 17.20;
March 17 50: May 17.77; July 17.33
bid; Dec. 17.09.
‘TAKING A CHANCE*
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A great drama of the Alaskan
COMEDY and NEWS
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CUT HAND LEADS TO ARREST
OF RAYMONDVILLE BURGLAR
RAYMONDVTLLE, Nov. 7.—Cuts
on his hand suffered when he is
alleged to have broken a window
in forcing entrance to the A. Sa
linas store here Saturda night, led
to the arrest Sunday of Paupaz
Mendez, who is now in the WUlaey
county JaU. charged with two bur
Officers, finding a trail of blood
on the floor of the Salinas store,
connected the burglary with Men
dez after they remembered seeing'
him Sunday morning with one ol
his hands bound. At his home,
Mendel denied knowledge of the
theft but officers fcund a coat and
suit ease answering the description
of articles stolen from th« residence
of L. L. Bost while he was attend
ing the American Legion conventicr
in August. Other articles found it
the house were identified by '5o*d
as belonging to him.
It is believed that the arrest of
Mender will put a stop to a series
ol petty burglaries here.
COUNTY BONDS !
Fifth Million May Be Sold
N-nt Month, Dancy
Cameron county road bonds. Ser
ies “E", in the sum of $1,000,000.
have been approved by the attorney j
generals office at Austin, and by !
Clay. Dillon and Vandewater, bond
attorneys, of New York City, ac-;
cording to communications received ]
last night by County Judge O. C. ‘
This is the fifth million of six
million voted by the county for road
work, four million having been
Judge Dancy said the commission
ers court will meet in a few days
and decide upon the sale cf the
“I feel we should advertise the
bonds for sale in December or Jan
uary.” he said, “and advertise for
bids for contracts to be opened a |
few days after that.”
Gr. .ns Rise On
CHICAGO, Nov. 7—UP)—Gram
values went sharply higher today,
almost regardless of early stock
market downturns, boosted by word
of very large sales of north Ameri
can wheat over night to Germany,
Opening at 5-8 off to 1-2 up,
wheat later climbed more than 2
cents above yesterday s finish. Corr
and oats also mounted, com start
ing unchanged to 5-8 A 3-:C down,
and subsequently scoring a rise all
around. Provisions declined.
CHICAGO CASH GRAIN
CHICAGO, Nov. 7.—(A*)—Wheat:
No. 1 hard 1.21; No. 3 hard 1.19.
Ned com: No. 6 mixed 81; No. 3
white 91. Old com: No. 3 mixed
92 3-4; No. 1 yellow 94. Oats: No.
3 white 43 1-4 to 45.
lt!’d t* frequent with o-,e appli
Mueterole t* mow usually alter,
•n applied once an hour for five
t penetrate* and etimulate*.
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