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LISTS WORKERS Committee Men Selection Occupies Time Of C.-C. Meeting At a meeting of the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce 7:20 Tues day night p4 chairmen of a like number of committees were named. The meeting was held in the cham ber office. Each newly elected chairman is expected to select 3 or 4 men he wishes to act on his committee and report at the next meeting. No definite dale for the next gath ering has been namep, according to G. C. Richardson, secretary. A resolution endorsing the Good Hunjor Carnival, and offering the cooperation of the Brownsville chamber, was passed unanimously. Funds Sought George White, A. H. Fernandez, and Joe Celaya were appointed a committee of three to appear before the city commissioners meeting to determine the allocation of funds for the chamber of commerce for 1930. The highly technical traffic com mittee is to be managed by promi nent shippers including H. L. Thomas. Arthur Hipp, Cleve Tandy and W. E. McDavitt. Z. A Rosen thal Is also a member of this com mmee. Other committee chairmen named are as follows: Foreign Relations Committee, A. W. Wood; Industrial Committee. W. B. Clint; Deepwater Port Committee. A. H Fernandez: Aviation Committee, A. A. Har grove; Tourist Committee, Sam Perl* Publicity Committee, E. J. Tucker; Good Roads Committee. Frank Lopez; Convention and En tertainment Committee, George White; Radio Committee, Gordon Street; Schools and Colleges Com mittee. E de la Garza; Agricultural. Live Stock. Dairying and Pou«p’ Committee. O. W. Singer; Trade Extension Committee. Joe Celaya; Parks. Playgrounds and City Plan ning Committee. C. P Barreda: and Water Conservation Committee, R. B Crc&por. The definite date for the next meeting will be announced during the latter part of this week, Mr. Richardson stated. A record attendance was present last night, the entire body with the exception of one man brincr here “The naming of 14 chairmen is a new plan we are trying out secretary announced Wednesday. TERRELL (Continued from page one.* again acked Terrell about other ac counts . , "He told me then he kne* all about the investigation of the ac counts in the Austin National bank and that he meant to seek redress against the bank for disclosing his personal affairs. “He refused to let me see a state ment of the account on the ground that it was personal. Terrell “Confused” “There was no reference at this time to the account in the Texas Bank and Trust company. • On January 22. I demanded these statements as state records. Terrell admitted that he might Pave, at some time or another, cleared some money tlirough t hc.-e accounts. He said Byrne, head ol the oil and gas division, and Mar tin. deceased head of this depart ment. had kept such records, but that he had not. Bvrne told us that he kept a record of the so called clearance account in pencil el memorandums, in some cases, and that these were destroyed. “Byrne said he didn't know where the account would be shown unless in the old audit book in Holden's office. “We found the account. Money collected and checks held in es crow.’ in Holdens book. When we told Terrell about this account he seemed confused.” Los Fresnos Class Sponsors Program < Special to The Herald * LOS FRESNOS. Feb. 19—A pro ?ram and entertainment will be riven c ‘urday evening. Feb. 22, at :he I Fresnos water building by the ' 1st ladies Sunday school clas. : lunches will be served and a > autre of the evening is to be the auctioning of old hats, which all those attending are requested to aring. The affair Is a benefit for the class. j CAT. Travel Mexico By Air CARNIVAL WEEK in Mazatlan and Durango FEB. 28 to MAR. 7 SPECIAL RATES Make Reservations Now I c at Airlines > | CL JAROIN HOTEL * * SEEK OBSERVANCE OF POET LONGFELLOW’S BIRTHDAY * The International Longfellow Society of Portland, Me., where Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was bom on February 27, 1807, seeks nation-wide observance of the famous poet’s birthday. Photos show, upper left, old portrait of “Evangeline”; lower left, Longfellow as a professor at Harvard; center, a favorite picture of Longfellow; upper right, his children: lower right, his birthnlace. Crime Expert Mits Mary Van Klecck. Miss Mary Van Klecck, for manj years director of industrial stud ies for the Russell Sage Founda tion, New York City, is one of 11 experts appointed to Frcsident Hoover’s national commission on law observance and enforcement Mrs. L. Newton Dies (Special to The Herald) HARLINGEN, Feb. 20—Mrs. L Newton, 45. resident of Harlingen for 22 years, died Wednesday night at Valley Baptist, hospital. Funeral arrangements have not yet been an nounced. I-J | Air Mail Schedules w.———J The schedule for the mail between Brownsville and Dallas is announced oy the postoffice department as fol ows: Southbound Leave Dallas <••«..«....••.•• 7 45 a. m leave Ft. Worth .. 8 15 a. m leave Waco .. 9 20 a m eave Austin . JO 25 a ni i eave Ban Antonio . 11 20 a. m Arrive Brownsville ........ 2 05 p. m Northbound Leave Brownsville . 1:25 p. m Leave San Antonio ...... 4:15 p. tn Leave Austin . 5 10 p. m Leave Waco . 6:15 p. m Leave Ft Worth . 7:15 p. m Arrive Dallas . 7 35 p. m The schedule for tha American ah mall to Mexico City Is as follows: Leave Brownsville . 8 15 a tn .Arrive Tampico .11:00 a m Leave Tampico .11:30 a m Arrive Mexico City. 1:45 p. tn Following is the schedule tor tin Mexican air mail: Leave Mexico City . 7 45 a. m Arrive Tampico .10.00 a tn Leave Tampico .10 .25 a. m Arrive Brownsville . 12:5a p m Following is tne schedule on the Brownsvllie-Mazatlan Route: Leave Brownsville .8:00 a. m. Leave Monterrey .9:45 a. m Arrive Torreon . 12 50 p m Leave Torreon .1:00 p. m. <-nve 1 orreon . 1.50 p m Arrive Durango .2:45 p. m. ivt Durango . 4:10 p m Arrive Ma/allan .4:15 p. m. Keturn trip. Leave Mazatlan .8AA a. m Leave Durango .9:45 a. m cave Durango . 9 2 a m Arrive Torreon .11:15 a. m. Leave Torreon .1:00 a. m. Arrive Monterrey . 3 10 p m Leave Monterrey .3 00 p. m. Arrive Brownsville .4:30 p. m. POSTAL RATES The United States air mall postog* .•ate Is 5 cents for the first ounce and 10 cents for each additional ounce ot fraction thereof Letters mailed In the United States for the points In Mexico take this rate. Train Sche^’Je® MISSOURI PACTTIC LINES No. 12—To Houston. San Antonio ■ 10 a m No 14—To Houston, 7:00 p tn. No. IS—To Houston San Antonio CO p. m. No. IS—Prom St Louis. 8au Antonio Houston. 7 30 a m. No. 13—Prom Houston. 8:10 a m. No. 11—From San Antonio and Hou» .on. 9 55 p tn. SOUTHERN PACIFIC LINES No. 319—From Houston. San An to il o. 8:15 a. m No. 320—To Houston. San Antonio * 15 p. m NATIONAL LINES OP MEXICO (Matamoroa Station) No. 132—To Monterrey. Mexico City 6:05 a. in. No. 131—From Mexico City. Monter ey. 3 30 o m RIO GRANDE RAILWAY . Prom Point Isabel. 4 p. m. | To Point Isabel, 9.30 a. m. CONFESSION EXONERATES YOUTHS AaaocicinU 1‘reaa I'hoto Louis A. Taylor (above, left) of St. Louis, his former sweetheart. Mamie Woolem (below, center), and Gilbert Browning (above, right) °f Freeburg, III., who confessed to the slaying of a restaurant keeper at Herculaneum, Mo., a year ago thereby exonerating Walter Hess (below, left) and Alvin Craig (below, right) who were convicted of the crime and sentenced to prison. I City Briefs] Back From Market—Mrs. Jimmie Lomax, ready-to-wear buyer for Boiiack's Dry poods store, returned this week from a spring purchasing trip to Dallas and eastern markets She visited St. Louis nnd Chicago markets and made complete pur chases of latest styles for her store Mexican Dinner and supper Thursday. Friday and Saturday, for benefit Sacred Heart Church, at Besteiro Building, next to Bollacks Also Friday special: Bacala; Satur day special: Chicken. Adv. 22 Demand Yal-Rub when buying your rubbing alcohol. Manufactured by Delta Laboratory. Brownsville. For sale at all drug stores. Adv. Miss Lena Mae Bassett and Miss Juanita Edgeworth arc in Mercy hospital for appendicitis operations Wednesday alternoon, according to hospital attendants. Joe Sharp, local representative for And?rson-Clayton Company, cotton buyers, left Brownsville for Mon terrey Wednesday morning traveling by air. He expect to remain in the Mexican city lor several days on business. Harr/ J. Garman, tourist, left on the same plane. Barney Lcagin and Carl Gillett. Tulsa, owners of Valley property and oil holdings in the Midconlinent field, are in the Valley inspecting their properties. Go to CovaceTicb. He has every thing where he can find it. Adv. tf. A. M. Pate, agency executive of International Travelers Assurance Co., is in Brownsville inspecting the insurance department of the Rio Grande Valley Trust Co. Pruning Compound and pruning saws and shears at Cloetta Hdwe. Co. Adv. 20. C. E. Burford, mechanical inspec tor of Ocean Accident and Guaranty Co., San Antonio has completed an inspection of the electrical equip ment of the Point Isabel company. Rent for a day our electric floor polisher. 1 pound wax free. Cloetta Hdwe. Co. Adv. 20. Having Had good luck with light tackle fishing at Point Isabel, two Oklahoma families will return to the Valley later to do some •'ser ious" fishing. They are Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Godfrey and Mr. and Mrs F. L. Godfrey, Oklahoma City. Harlingen C.-C. Adopts Budget HARLINGEN. Feb. 20-A budget for the year's chamber of commerce program was adopted at last night's meeting of the board dirssiAU. but total sums for appropriation were not named. The directors voted no objection against the proposed million dollar causeway from Point Isabel to Padre Island, since no interference is in dicated with port projects. A committee is to be named by the president of the chamber of commerce soon to work with com mittees from the Woman's Cham ber of Cctr merer on • irrmng of a tourists’ club in the city. FRI. SAT. She Loved A Miffhtv Man Hr fights all t h r world! Snarls at every law! Then among his enemies he meets his love! GEORGE BANCROFT In The: Mighty* With ESTHER RALSTON WARNER OLAND RAYMOND HATTON HARLINGEN -Added FORD STERLING In “Fata! horceps” LAIREL HARDY In “Birth Marks'* Time* TED LEWIS Last *n Today “IS EVERYBODY HAPPY" I * PLOW KING TO VISIT VALLEY John Deere Company Chief Expected to Arrive In City Saturday Charles Wyman. Moline. 111., president of the John Deere Im plement Company is expected to arrive in Brownsville Saturday, ac- I cording to J. K. McDavitt, of Clay and McDavitt. Mr. Wyman is coming to the1 Valley on a pleasure tour, although 10 factory experts are in this sec tion experimenting with imple ments. The company president is not coming on business connected with the experiments, but on a pleasure trip. Many Here The experimental work is being carried on by a group including Theo. Brown, W. H. Silver. Ted Johnson, Lloyd Carlson, Ronald Everitt, and B. L. Harris, of the John Deere Plow Works, all of Moline with the exception of Mr. Harris, who is the Dallas sales manager. John Cogle is here from Syracuse Plow Company. Syracuse New York, a branch of the Deere concern, and Charles McCray is representing the Tractor interests. Harold White and Willard Green field, of Deere and Mansur, Moline, are also conducting experiments here. "The experts have been coming to the Valley for almost seven years,” said Mr. McDavitt Thurs day. "They find that work can be carried on in the Valley all the year around, with no stops for in clement weather. While their fac tory research grounds are under snow and ice. their men here con tinue their work. During the six weeks they have been here this year, they have had to stay indoors but one day." Pictures of Valley W. H. Clay, of the same company said that the men expected to be here for another two weeks. The proving ground is on the McDavitt-Young tract south of town. Innovations in different types of cultivators and plows, as well as tractors and other farm imple ments. are being tried out. Changes are being made in the farm machin ery that will be incorporated in the new line of the nationally known manufacturing concern. Photographs taken here will bo used in the 1930 catalogs, it was stated. S. P. Railway Chiefs Contempt Alleged HOUSTON. Feb 20.—UP*—Alleg ing that H. M Lull, executive vice president. G. S. Waid, vice-presi dent and general manager, and J. G. Torran. assistant to the vice president and general manager, all of the Southern Pacific lines, had failed to do the things which Fed eral Judge J. C. Hutcheson o them to do to purge themselves of contempt, the Brotherhood of Rail wav and Steamship Clerks today petitioned the U. S district clerk to serve process on the three next Monday. Roads Completion In State by 1945, Plan FORT WORTH, Feb. 20—A campaign to secure in 1931 a const 1 tutinnai amendment authorize: state highway bond issues designed to complete the entire state highway | system by 1945 was under way to day. initial steps for which were launched at a meeting here of the statewide highway committee. Detailed plans would not oe com pleted. the committee announced, until its full membership of 15 ha ■* been rounded out by two more ap 1 joint men ts and the entire com mittee could have a meeting. ! Aut I Races [Speed and Thrills | A’plenty I Dare-devil Driving I by veterans of the I Texas and Okla homa tracks HARLINGEN Sunday, Feb. 23rd 1 4 ■ ■ . Everybody is coming. Join the big crowd. Don’t miss this spectac !ular and sensational event. Auspices of National Auto Racing Ass’n Valley Representative | C. A. BUFF I San Benito, Texas Half-Minute Intervietvs HOWARD PEAK, teacher of salesmanship: "The first optimistic statement by a business man I’ve heard in weeks was the other day soon after I arrived in the Valley. There is too much pessimism; bus iness is all right." — J. F. BLANTON. Brownsville traffic manager: "The rate adjust ment that went into effect Satur day, representing a saving of toO per car of mixed vegetables, is the biggest thing of its kind that ever hit the Valley.” R. SAM THOMAS, salesman: “You can t understand what a good place the Valley is until your bus iness calls you to other parts of the state." Basketball Boys And Girls Feted Senior B. Y. P. C. of the Baptist church of Wilson Tract entertained the first team of the basketball boys and girls and a few guests with a party Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Jeffus. Games and contests were enjoy ed through out the evening. Little Laura Nell Colvin and Marvin Jef fus assisted in entertaining the guests, and a delicious punch was served at a late hour. James Ken ney paid a fitting tribute to the basketball teams. „ The following were present: Girls team. Cleo Bouldln, Yetlene Du Bose, Ruth Holliday, Elsie Wilkin son. Palma Brown; boys’ team. Sterling Ward. Jack O Rear. Glynn Hamilton. Kelly Day; other guests and B. Y. P. U. members: Bonnie Mae Nelson. Opie Durham, Ethel Mae Day, Paul Day, Leo Smith, Rachel McMinn. James Tenney, Troy Moon, Ernest Spurrier, C. T Durham. L. A. Francis, E'.den Wilkinson, Eugene Nations, John L. Copenhagen, Elwin Smith, Fan nie Mae Hunt. Grace Godfrey, Amelia Blalock. Grace Mae Nor man, Nina Moon. Viwlan McAfee. Mrs L. A. Francis. Pear! Holliday. Tommy Compton. Mrs. Durham. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to oui frjends of Matamoros and Browns ville. for the many kind expressions of sympathy and beautiful floral offerings received during our re cent bereavement, the loss of our wife and mother. Octaviano Rangel and family. QUtmanri BARGAIN NITE 10c EACH “The FLYING MARINE” with BEN LYON Shirley mason Animal Comedy HEARS BROTHER LONG ABSENT _ Brownsville Man Has Not Seen Speaker For 25 Years J. H. Hays, local contractor, has not seen his brother Harvey since he returned from India some 25 years ago. But he hears him every Monday night. This seeming paradox is wrought through tfhe modern miracle of radio. Harvey Is featured as “The Pioneer-' on the Empire Building program over station WJZ New York 9:30 p. m. Mondays. Reared and educated in India, he returned to this country 25 years ago and became Interested In the theater. Since the trend of enter tainment turned toward radio, he has been appearing regularly be fort the microphone. Meeting Postponed (Special to The Herald.) WESLACO, Feb. 20—A meeting of the Poultry Service club of Wes laco. due to be held Friday. Feb 21, has beer, postponed until Fri day, Feb. 28. officers announce. The meeting is to be held at Weslacc Community House. BUSINESS GOOD SAYS BRUMLEY 1930 Prospects for Valley Please Department Store Head (Special to The Herald* HARLINGEN, Teh. 20—The Val ley will experience a very satisfac tory business this year, in the opin ion of W. C. Brumley, head of the Brumley stores in the Valley, who has just returned from a buying trip to St. Louis. Mr. Brumley said that conditions here are better than they are in most other sections of the country, and predicted a good business for the Valley. "Conversation with persons from other parts of the country convinces me that the Valley is enjoying bet ter business than most sections.** he said. rwwBffi BROWNSVILLE NOW SHOWING jggjjf SOUTH SEA LOVE / Ss&aSj PAGAN, m LOOK AT THIS! Prices 5c 10c 15c A Flamlne Love Storv with the Star of ‘Ben ■nr” SEE IT today: —Also— A Pathe Comen HIS NEW STLNO’ mm | BrownsrHle I Last Time* Today WILLIAM HAINES “SPEEDWAY” Don t Miss this Melodrama! 0 Starting Tomorrow MARY NOLAN “SHANGHAI LADY” Footloose Beauty in the Dens ot the Orient! admission . 10—15—25 SAN BENITO WWIUUIII H////W&M, ; i"worn«rBro4.,// '''A ' presents 0| dfr PAULINE ' f FREDERICK, * ■%e Sacred Jlame 'j CONRAD NAGEL all LILA LEI Iron the Story by ; TALKING W " Now Showing A Dramatic Challenge to a Vital Human Prob lem ! Don’t Miss It! L. \ Opening with a MIDNITE MATINEE Saturday at 11:30 p. m. The Talking-Singing-Dancing successor to “THE BROADWAY MELODY” with CHARLES KING BESSIE LOVE BROWNSVILLE Phone 62 No Trouble to Answer Question* BROWNSVILLE Where Sound Sounds Best Last Times Today 1 MARY BRIAN F R E D R I C MARCH —In— “The MARRIAGE PLAYGROUND” I The Picture that Got Pour 1 Stars in the Liberty Maga I zlne Criticism. —Added— ALL TALKING COMEDY PARAMOUNT NEWS ... - Starting Tomorrow ^William. HAINES Navy blues , HIS FIRST TALKING PICTURE With ANITA PAGE Made with the cooperation ot the U. S. Destroyer Fleet. - GIRLS 1 GOBS! GIGGLES! Starting Sunday The Greatest of All Talking Pictures: GLORIA SWANSON I —In— j “THE I TRESPASSER” See It At Our MIDNIGHT J PREVIEW! .