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Patrolman Shot By
Rich Chicago
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Dec. 16.—
—While police throughout the mid
dle west sought Frederick Dane to
day as a murderer and bank rob
ber, neighbors on the fashionable
Lake Shore Drive where three
months ago he purchased a luxuri
ous home were digesting a Dr.
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde story.
Dane got into a tight place Sat
urday night. After r. minor traffic
accident, he shot and fatally
wounded Charles Skelly, 30, patrol
man, rather than go to police head
quarters for questioning He forc
ed three persons to aid him in es
caping after wrecking his own car.
Police found garage bills in the
car to identify the driver as Dane
and raided his mansion on Lake
Shore Drive. There they found
$319 850 in securities stolen Nov. 7
in a holdup of the Farmers and
Merchants bank at Jefferson. Wis.
Two machine guns, a sawed-off
shotgun, two high powered rifles,
bags and cans of shells and tear
bombs also were discovered.
Dane's wife. Viola. 35. returned
home from Chicago Saturday night
and was taken into custody. She
claimed to know nothing of unlaw
ful dealings by her husband.
Dane had posed as the owner of a
string of oil stations at Gary. Ind.
He also was known as Herbert
Church of the Columbia Commer
cial Feed company. Chicago. No
such company is listed in the Chi
cago directory.
San Pedro Organizes
Parent-Teacher Body
(Special to The Herald.)
SAN PEDRO, Dec. 16—The or
ganization of a Parent-Teacher as
sociation was completed at San
Pedro school, with an enrollment of
23 members.
Mrs. Ygnacio Villareal was elect
ed president, and Mrs. R. V. Cava
zos secretary. The following com
mittees were appointed:
Attendance and charity: Mrs.
Melecia Fernandez. Mrs. Maria Su
arez. Music: Mrs. Fred Rusteberg.
Jr., Mrs. Angelita Garcia. Improve
ment of grounds: Mrs. Elvira Ped
raza. Mrs MarceUna Trevino. Mrs.
Modesta Balli. Mrs. Jesusa Garza.
Mrs. Estcfina Esparza. Mrs. Justa
Taplo. Entertainment: Mrs R. V.
Cavazos. Miss Jcsusita Suarez. Mrs.
j. S. Jennings.
(Continued from page one >
launched by South Texas citrus fruit
growers in August when a meeting
of representatives from the Lower
Rio Grande Valley. Winter Garden
and the Laredo section was held at
Laredo. Congressman Garner was
present and pledged his aid in se
curing the necessary appropriation.
Gamer immediately called the at
tention of the secretary of agricul
ture to the menace which existed
along the border and later presented
to the appropriations committee a
complete outline of the situation.
The agricultural and horticultural
sections of Texas, with a vivid re
collection of the pink boll worm
quarantine and fearing possible in
vasion of the Mexican or the Med
iterranean fruit flies, were interest
ed in the establishment of the nec
essary safeguards, and practically
the entire Texas delegation cooper
ated with Congressman Garner In
the effort to secure adequate funds.
Coo pc ration :%eeaea
Officials of the foreign quaran
tine division have pointed out that
in order to secure maximum re
sults cooperation of border residents
is essential. The suggestion has been
made that commissioners courts of
border counties, chambers of com
merce. farmers and civic organiza
tions and newspapers organize a
campaign the length of the border
for the purpose of informing resi
dents relative to the potential men
ace to the agricultural and horti
cultural industries which exists in
smuggling prohibited fruits or plants.
Unless border residents themselves
obev the regulations and cooperate
•with the department it will be vir
tually impossible to prevent all
smuggling of fruits or plants across
the Rio Grande, department offici
als stated.
Co. Judge O C Dancy of Cam
eron county, who conferred last
week with the heads of the plant
Quarantine and Control Adminis
tration. extended assurance of full
cooperation from that county, and
suggested coordination of all fed
eral. countv and municipal agencies
and utilization of all mediums of
Eublicity in order to impress upon
order people the menace to the
agricultural and citrus fruit in
dustries which exists in smuggled
fruit or plants.
Those sections of the border from
Eagle Pass to Brownsville are prim
arily interested in preventing intro
duction of the Mexican fruit fly, and
from Eagle Pass to California the
pink boll worm is considered the
most potential menace. Introduction
of either of these pests upon a scale
which would result in widespread in
festation would prove disastrous to
many of the most productive sec
tions of Texas. With additional funds
available the foreign quarantine di
vision will be in better position to
safeguard Texas citrus groves and
eotton field against possible invas
ion of these pests, but this service
cannot be placed upon a basis of
maximum efficiency unless it has
the active cooperation of border peo
ple who should be primarily inter
ested in protecting those ir^ustries
upon which the prosperity of South
Texas depends.
JOHANNESBURG—The police an
Bounce that they have caught the
"Jack-the-Ripper'* who butchered
Miss Irene Kanthack in 1921.
Associated Press Photo
Maurice Costello, one-time Idol
of films, faces a $100,000 breach of
promise suit filed In Los Angeles
by Vivienne Sengler. youthful mu
sician. author and artist.
Prize Youngster# Given
Awards In Weslaco
(Special to The Herald)
WESLACO, Dec. 16—<;pv— Win
ning in the better baby contest
with alfhost perfect scores were
Rudolph Dwight Schroeder, eleven
month old son of Mr. and Mrs. R.
F. Schroeder, and Evelyn Yynette
Stahl, fifteen and one-half month
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
mond Stahl. This better baby con
test was a feature of the pure food
show put on Friday and Saturday
by members of the Presbyterian
church auxiliary in the Yarbrough
building opposite the post office.
Each of these babies received a
gift, the first a silk quilt donated
by the local J. C. Penneys store, the
second a sweater donated by the
Ladies Supply. The better baby
contest was conducted by Dr. J.
B. Mahone of Edinburg, county
j health doctor, assisted by the coun
' ty health nurse, local directors and
Thirty-nine babies were register
i ed. Other features of the pure
; food show were exhibits of local
merchants, a package sale, grab
bag, band concert, waffle supper.
The members of the auxiliary re
port a financial success, clearing
more than $75.00; and plans arc
being discussed to make this an
annual affair, replacing the usual
Barbecue Attended
By 1000 Persons
A crowd estimated at about 1,000
attended the barbecue held Sun
day by proponents of the R. B.
| .entro tic’et, which won the recent
city election.
The barbecue was staged at the
end of Ringgold street on the J.
K. Wells property. Five beeves were
served the gathering.
Speeches were made by R. B.
Creager, J. T. Canales and others.
The For. Brown band played for
' the occasion.
Dr. McLamore Buried
Today In Harlingen
(Special to the Herald>
HARLINGEN. Dec. 16—Last rites
for Dr. A. C. McLamore were held
here at 10 a. m. Monday, at the
Baptist church with the Rev. W. W.
Lee officiating. Services were to
have been held on Sunday after
noon. but were postponed because
of bad weather.
Dr. McLamore, who was a pro
minent Harlingen physician, died at
the Temple hospital Friday evening.
Barometric pressure was moder
ately high this morning from the
Candian Northwest eastward and
southeastward to the Atlantic coast
from Maine to Florida. Relatively
low pressure prevailed to the south
westward of this high pressure area.
Cloudy and unsettled weather pre
vailed practically throughout the
country at the morning observation.
Light to heavy rains occurred within
the last 24 hours from Texas and
Louisiana northeastward nearly to
the Great Lakes, and rain or snow
was likewise general in the far west
ern and northwestern states. Tem
peratures were rather mild this
morning practically throughout the
southern half of the United States,
and about seasonable in the north
ern half.
First figures, lowest temperatuers
last night; second, highest tempera
tures yesterday; third, wind ve
locity at 8 a. m.; fourth, precipi
tation in last 24 hours:
Abilene .48 72 .. .00
Amarillo .42 70 .. .00
Atlanta . 58 70 .. .00
Austin .60 76 .. .56
Boise .46 60 .. .34
Boston .20 44 .. .00
BROWNSVILLE ....64 75 .. .03
Calgary .-2.04
Chicago .34 36 .. .00
Cleveland .30 36 *. .00
Corpus Christi.62 70 .. .01
Dallas .58 68 .. 1.22
Del Rio .58 68 .. .00
Denver.34 60 .. .00
Dodge City .36 66 .. .01
El Paso .36 66 .. .00
Fort Smith .54 62 .. 1 32
Helena . 8 46 .. .14
Houston .60 66 .58
Huron .18 20 .. .00
Jacksonville .60 76 .. .00
Kansas City .38 50 .. .01
Louisville .44 58 .. .38
Memphis.60 70 .. .00
Miami .74 76 .. .24
New Orleans.58 70 .. -00
North Platte .24 50 .. .00
Oklahoma City .56 64 .. .00
Palestine.60 70 .. .50
Pensacola .58 68 .. .00
Phoenix .40 76 .. .00
Port Arthur .62 66 .. 1.22
Roswell .30 68 .. .00
St. Louis.46 58 .. .12
St. Paul .20 26 .. .00
Salt Lake City.48 60 .. .00
San Antotuo .62 76 .. .00
Santa Fe.28 58 .. .00
Sheridan.20 40 .. .00
Shreveport.62 66 .. 2.12
Vicksburg .58 68 .. .00
Washington .42 56 .. .00
Wiiltston.6 6 12 .01
Wilmington .54 76 .. .00
Mother, 7 Children
Slashed With Axe
In Canada
THREE RIVERS, Que.. Dec. 16 —
(/Ph-Mrs. Andrew Day and her sev
en children ranging in age from
one to 14 years, were found dead
In their home here today with their
throats cut, apparently with an axe.
Day, the father of the faatily, was
found wandering in the streets with
his throat cut also.
At the Day home police found
the woman and her children In beds
in three different rooms. All had
received one or more cuts about
the throat as though the perpetrat
or of the crime had wanted to de
capitate his victims.
Day made no statement at the
hospital. He Is expected to recover.
; City Briefs j
Bring Your hemstitching to us
and see the hats we have from $1.95
up. Amaya's Millinery. adv. 17
Valley Trip.—A. E. Munday. city
secretary, made a visit to Mission
and other points in the upper Val
ley Sunday. He reported everything
In that section as looking extreme
ly well.
In Mexico.—U. S. Commissioner
E. K. Goodrich is now on a business
I trip that will take him to several
towns in Northern Mexico. He left
Saturday. 1 t.c commccstoncr will
probably be gone about a week.
New Postoffice Truck.—Beginning
Tuesday, another truck will be
placed In service delivering parcel
post packages. The truck is being
! loaned by Fort Brown.
Ideal Beauty Parlor.—Under new
management, will give Nestle Cir
culine permanent wave with test
curl for $7.50. Ideal special per
manent wave, for $6 00. Expert fin
gfer waving and manicuring. Mrs.
Mattie Younkman, Manager.—Adv.
Elks to Meet—No unusual busi
ness is to come before the Elks at
their regular session Wednesday af
ternoon. it has been announced by
I R. R. Colley, secretary.
K. C. Session.—The next meeting
of the Brownsville Knights of Col
umbus will be held Dec. 23. accord
ing to officers.
Steinway Grand piano for sale
very cheap. 243 Levee St., or phone
122.—Adv. 19.
To Make Pictures.—George Bas
tear, of the Rothacker film corpora
tion. New York, arrived Monday to
make pictures of the Missouri Pa
cific station, the airport and other
scenes around Brownsville to be
used In the Missouri Pacific Travel
News magazine.
Real Home Cooked—Meals and
chill at the Bridge Cafe opposite
Miller Hotel. Fred Samms and A1
Bullock. adv 16.
Week End Visit.—Wendell Long.
who is studying aviation at Brooks
Field. San Antonio, spent the week
end here visiting his aunt, Mrs.
Geo. French, and other relatives.
Kansas City Party.—J. E. Sud
derth, F. B. Jenkins, and W. D.
Jackson, all of Kansas City, arriv
ed Monday morning to spend a few
| days in the Valley.
On Business.— D. H. Willard, of
San Antonio, is in Brownsville for
a day or two, looking after busi
On Trip.—Mrs. Ed Buckley, of
Tampico, passed through Bomws
I ville Sunday on her way to Aus
i tin to visit her sister, who is ill

Negroes Questioned
In Beaumont Slaying
BEAUMONT. Dec. 16—UP)—
Through questioning of four negro
suspects, police today hoped to
solve the mystery of the killing of
Thomas J. Hayslip, aged store keep
er, here Saturday night.
The 63-year-old man was beaten
and shot by a negro in what police
assumed was a holdup. Another
negro. Norris Gum. witnessed part
of the struggle—entering the store
and seeing the negro standing over
the grocer—and spread the alarm.
An automatic pistol, missing from
the store, was found on one of the
four suspects. A bloody check and
a handprint on the wall, just above
the shotgun, and disordered bed
clothes, attested the struggle that
took place.
Two Men Held After
Constable’s Death
DALLAS. Dec. 16—Twa Dal
las men were held in jail today
while a grand jury inquired into
the death of deputy constable J.
L. Broome, found yesterday, bat
tered and dying, near a cemetery
I storehouse he was set to guard.
The two men and three women
companions were arrested twice
yesterday—once on suspicion, be
cause the men were wounded, and
again after they had been Identified
as renters of a car connected with
the murder by the tire marks and
i its blood-spattered interior. Late
last night one of the women was
released to be called before the
grand Jury today.
State Resists Delay
In Officer’s Trial
GRAHAM. Dec. 16—</P*—Counsel
for the state prepared today to re
sist efforts of defense atttomeys to
obtain a delay, as the trial of Tom
Shook, former constable of Electra,
on a charge of robbery with fire
arms was called here.
NEW YORK. Dec. 16—UP)—The
stock market opened irregularly
lower today. American can sank 1*4
points. International Harvester, lVi.
and Union Carbide H4. American
and foreign power, radio, American
telephone, Columbia gas, Nash mo
tors and International telephone
sagged about point each. Strong
spots were Fox Film and Chesapeake
Corp, up 2, and St. Joseph lead, up
The major movement turned vis
ibly downward at the end of the first
half hour, after moderate strength
had disappeared in a few rails and
specialties in initial trades.
U. S. Steel opened unchanged, but
soon sold off 2’i points. A. M. Byers
dropped 5 points, U. S. industrial
alcohol 4*st, and Standard Gas, Gen
eral Electric, American Water Works
American and Foreign power. Inter
national Telephone, Missouri Kan
sas Texas, and Safeway Stores sag
ged 2 to 3 points.
Chesapeake <fc Ohio, American Lo
comotive, American Bank Note, Fos
ter Wheeler, and Hudson Motors
were among several shares selling
up a point or more in the early deal
Foreign exchanges opened firm,
with sterling close to the year's
peak at $4.88 5-16.
NEW ORLEANS. Dec. 16—(JP)—
The cotton market experienced a
quiet and easier opening today. Ca
bles were lower than due, and first
trades showed losses of 1 to 4 points.
Lack of support and indisposition to
trade owing to the approach of the
Christmas holiday caused January to
trade to 16.92, March 17.20 and May
to 17.43, or 5 to 7 points under Sat
i urday’s close.
At the end of the first hour the
: market was quiet and the lows.
Trading in the market here was
very dull, there being absence of
buyers while there was moderate
liquidation on the part of old long
interests. January treded down to
16.82, March to 17.10 and May to
17.33, or 14 to 17 points below yes
terdays close. At noon the market
was quiet and at the lows.
NEW YORK, Dec. 16—'^—Cot
ton opened steady at a decline of 1
to 3 points under liquidation and
Southern and local selling promot
ed by easy cables. January eased
to 16.97 and May to 17.51 under
initial pressure, or about 3 to 5
points net lower, but there was
more trade buying at these figures,
and prices held fairly steady at the
end of the first half hour.
January liquidation was absorbed
by spot houses buying against March
and May, and there was considera
ble demand for these positions dur
ing early trading which held prices
fairly steady at about 17.25 for Mar
ch, southern selling was a little more
, in evidence, howevir, and the mar
ket showed a sagging tendency late
■ in the morning with prices at mid
day showing net declines of about
7 to 10 points. January sold off to
I 16.92 and March to 17.20.
CHICAGO, Dec. 16—(A1)—Influ
ence by extreme scantiness of world
I shipments and by unlooked for up
turns at Liverpool, wheat here aver
aged higher early today.
Opening 1-2 to 1 1-2 higher, Chi
cago wheat afterward reacted, by
tl^en rallied again. Corn, oats and
provisions were firm, with com
starting 1-4 to 5-8 up, and sub
sequently holding near initial fig
CHICAGO, Dec. 16—fiP>—Poultry
steady; fowls 20 12; springs 19;
roosters 17; turkeys 22 to 25; heavy
ducks 19; geese 18 to 20.
CHICAGO, Dec. 16—<£*)—Butter
steady; unchanged; creamery extras
37; standards 36 1-2; extra firsts 35
to 36; first 33 1-2 to 34 1-2; seconds
•jo iq 52 1-2
Eggs steady; unchanged; extra
firsts 51 to 53; graded firsts 48 to
49; current firsts 40 to 45; ordinary
firsts 37 to 39; refrigerator firsts
36 1-2; refrigerator extras 37 1-2.
FT. WORTH. Dec. 16—(A5)— (U. S.
D. A.)—Hogs; 1,000; steady; better
grades rail hogs sell 9.00 or slightly
above; truck hogs up to 9 00.
Cattle and calves; 6.100; calves:
2,200; steady to strong; short fed
steers 9.75; grassers at 7.25; light
vealers at 9.50; few heavies 9.25 and
9 50
Sheep: 1,600; feeder lambs 8.75;
Scout Troop No. 2
Gets Recognition
Boy Scout Troop No. 2. organized
and sponsored by the Knights of
Columbus, has been formally admitt
ed and recognized by the local bo>
scout committee.
The troop is comprised of ten boys
under the leadership of Edward
Goike, scout master. It will meet
each Friday evening at St. Joseph s
college. The troop has been func
tioning for some time, but had not
been formally admitted into the lo
cal scout organization.
The boys in the group are William
Edmundson, Raul Garcia. J. I. Gar
cia. Jr.. William Ginn. Sabas Klahn.
Manuel Lizardi. J. A. Patten. A. R.
Rodriquez and William Ross.
The group will name it various
officers at the next regular meeting.
at the
In* Matamoros
It is well worth a trip to
Matamoros just to look
through our distinctive
stock of articles suitable for
Christmas Gifts. Complete
line of Mexican curios, bas- ;
kets. pottery, drawn work,
etc., at unusually reason
able prices. Visit us when
in Matamoros.
Northeast Cor. Plaza
Ranges on Par With Mean
Condition of Past
Five Years
AUSTIN, Dec. 15—WP)— Cattle
are going Into the winter In "fair
to good shape, and losses should
be only nominal unless the wea
ther becomes unusually severe, ac
cording to H. H. Schutz and K. D.
Blood, statisticians for the United
States Apartment of Agriculture.
"R:. ‘:ts in Texas are on par with
the average cor.-litlon of the past
five years, but the condition of
cattle averages somewhat below,”
their monthly report stated. “Trad
ing is slow, and most of the ran
ges are not overstocked. Receipts
of cattle and calves at Port Worth
up to December 1 were 130,000 head
short of the number for the period
In 1928. The year has been an
active one In the cattle industry.
Several years of fairly good prices
have prevailed, and many oper
ators are wondering whether the
peak has been reached.”
The sheep and goat industry has
felt the effects of the decline In
prices of wool and mohair, and
there has been great disappoint
ment in the prices received this
Sheep and goat ranges are as
good as they have been on the
average during the past five years,
likewise the condition of sheep and
goats, the report said. Both the
wool and mohair clips were of
good quality. Receipts of sheep at
Fort Worth for the 11 months ex
ceed those of the period In 1928
by 75,000 head.

I Valley Lumbermen
Meet Here Tuesday
Members of the Valley Lumber
men's association will be In Browns
ville Tuesday evening for their reg
ular monthly meeting. Dinner is to
be served in the parlors of the Bap
: tist church at 8 p. m. and a short
; program is to be given. This is the
second meeting held in Brownsville
: since the organization of the as
sociation about four years ago.
About 35 lumber men are expect
ed at the meeing. Leroy Morris is
president of the association. Lee
Adamson and J. R. Melliff are
malting arrangements for the Tues
; d^y meeting.
Chemicals Put Out
Fire In Automobile
A car belonging to George Bell
was slightly damaged by fire Mon
day morning when i. caught fire
as he started it.
The fire department responded
' to the alarm, but the blaze had al
ready been extinguished with chem
icals through the presence of mind
of Charlie Brown at the Magnolia
filling station nearby.
Senate Adopts Bill
For Delegation
The Senate today adopted and sent
to the White House a joint resolu
tion to appropriate $200,000 for the
expenses of American participation
in the London naval conference
next month. The House already
had passed the resolution.
Girl Born Here
An eight and a quarter pound
daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Leonard Goike at the Mercy hos
pital Sunday morning. Both mo
ther and baby are reported as do
ing well.
The girl, as yet unnamed, is the
second child born to the Goikes.
(Continued from page one.)
cond honeymoon. Miss McCormic’s
name had been frequently mention
ed with Mdivani’s following the
separation of the Prince and Miss
- Negri.
"I think they’re very wise to try
again,’' said the Chicago opera
singer. "I’m sure they know what
they’re about and are going to be
very happy."
Mbs McCormic has been twice
married. After divorcing he. second
husband. Chester A. McCormic. the
I singer, a Texas girl, announced she
was going to h’.ent a cowpuncher
for a husband.
P hone—62
Gentlemen Now
Like Long Skirts
NEW YORK. Dec. 1«—
Gentlemen who preferred blondes
now prefer long skirts, on blondes
or brunettes. The reason, says
Anita Loos, is the mystery. Jac
ques Worth, expert, just arrived,
says American women are exag- :
geratlng the lengthening.
(Continued from page one.)
said had been telegraphed late last
night. The message follows:
*'I thank you for your telegram of
today (Sunday) excepting that part
of it expressing astonishment at my
contemplated action to arrest Calles.
A government that has deliberately
given diplomatic immunity to a fug
itive from justice and has thrown its
protecting arms around the greatest
exponent of bolshevism in the west
ern hemisphere should express no
surprise at the honest effort of pa
triotic officials to fearlessly enforce
the laws of Texas. My governments
conduct in this particular only post
pones the day of reckoning when
Calles will be brought before the bar
of public justice to face a courageous
judge and an incorruptible jurv in
Webb county/’
Tellex is Along
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16-tf1)
When General Calles crosses the
Rio Grande he will be accompanied
by ambassador Tellez, whose pre
sence will assure Calls of immunity
from arrest by Vails.
Ambassador Tellez is riding in the
same car with Calles. No announ
cement was made at the Mexican
embassy as to the purpose of the
threats made at the Mexican am
bassy as to the purpose of the Am
bassador's long trip to the border,
but it was assumed recurrent
threats of arrest against Calles had
! occasioned his journey. The am
bassador will return to the embassy
next Thursday.
Ancestors of Human
Race Uncovered
PEIPING. China. Dec. 16—(Jpy—A
limestone bed at Chow Outien, 30
miles from here, was believed by
scientists today to have yielded
skeletons of ten men who probably
were among the first ancestors of
the human race.
Nine of the skeletons were head
less, leading some to believe the
limestone bed might have been the
scene of pre-Neanderthal behead
ings. It was suggested the heads
might have been removed for some
strange prehistoric rite.
One skull was discovered, a Chin
ese geologist unearthing it. He
cl»»»^d it belonged to a species of
the famous "Peking man,” the "Sin
anthropus Pekinensis.” associated
with the period of the piltdown
skull and the Java ape man.
Many of the bones were broken
sharply, as if by human hands. The
scientists in reconstructing the life
of the distant day. suggested the
ancient man might have done this
in order to get the marrow, prob
abl considered a delicacy.
Baker Heads Music
Contest In Hidalgo
(Special to The Herald)
PHARR. Dec 16—H. C. Baker, su
perintendent of Edinburg schools
was appointed director-general of
the Hidalgo county music contest
at a meeting held here Saturday
morning. Other officials appointed
were George Hurt, head of the band
and orchestra division; Miss Thom
pson, Hidalgo, instrumental divi
sion; and Miss McCombs, head of
the vocal and glee club division.
Woman's Back Broken
In Three-Story Jump
BALTIMORE, Dee. 16.—</P>—One
woman suffered a broken back af
ter Jumping from a third story
window, and it was feared others of
the fifty women employes were
trapped by fire at the Thomas H.
O'Connor Waste Paper company
plant today.
— - . ...— i

Good Pecan Waffle*
Anthony** Waffle Shop
517 Twelfth Street
Jail Breaker Catight By
Sheriff Snow
(Special to The Herald)
non Hurdle, who escaped Jail here
last Thursday night by knocking the
lock off the cell and jail door with
a heavy Instrument, was recaptured
early Sunday morning by Sheriff
Snow, deputy O. W. McDougald and
Constable Larry Gomez, after a
house to house search In Mexicito
had been made by the officers.
Hurdle, who had been in jail here
on charges of automobile theft, was
found in the home of Venturo Rod
riquez and returned to jail along
with Rodriquez, who is held on char
ges of assisting and harboring an es
caped prisoner, •
The prisoner made his escape
while officers were out Thursday
night having their evening meal.
Search for him extended as far
north as Corpus Christi and all
through the Valley, a thorough
check being made of every car and
train leaving the Valley.
Hurdle was first arrested for the
alleged theft of an automobile from
a Raymondville motor company, af
ter he had made his escape from the
Valley and sold the machine in
Border . rom there he is said to
have started north o na motor cycle
and was arrested in Shreveport, La.
More Rain In Far We«t
May Increase Damage
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 16—</P>—
Clouds which havered over the
state today gave promise of more
rain as the center of a rainstorm
which has caused one death and
extensive damage shifted slightly.
Although the storm was of im
measurable benefit to agricult ire,
damage to railroads, and senous
delay in air travel, and highway
traffic made the cost high.
Open Switch Blamed
For Train Wreck
WASHINGTON. Dec. 16— 7)—
An open switch believed to have
been maliciously tampered with
was held today by the Interstate
Commerce commission’s safetv
bureau to have caused the accident
on the St. Louis San Francisco
railway at Henryetta, Okla, Aug
ust 18. 1929. resulting in the death
c T 14 persons.
Nine Plead Guilty
In Embezzlements
FLINT. Mich.. Dec. 16.—<.T>—Nine
of the 15 former officers and em
ployes of the Union Industrial Bank
of Flint, accused of embezzlements
aggregating $3,592,000 pleaded guil
ty in circuit court today. The oth
ers stood mute and their cases were
set tor trial.
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Catholic Mission
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The Catholic mission, which has
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by Father M. Mulley of Notre
Dame, closed at the Sacred Heart
church Sunday evening. The church
was filled for the last sermon of l
the series. '
Services were held throughout the
week, with sessions each norning
and evening.
They were well attended, Cath
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