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BEL REE TO
EAST BEGINS
Valley Cowboy and Bull
Begin Trek to Lights
Of Manhatta'n
H black-and-white bull with a
Cowboy astride his back sedately
walked down Elizabeth street at
6:30 Monday morning. A banner
slung fTom stem to stern pro
claimed the fact that Ralph San
ders, cowboy, was going to ride the
animal from Brownsville to New
York City.
**X expect to make about 10 miles
a day," Mr. Sanders said Monday
morning. ‘By five o’clock this af
ternoon I will be in Olmito, where
I will spend the night. I will be in
Ban Benito 1 p. m. Tuesday."
He said that it would take him
40 days to reach San Antonio, ac
cording to his estimates. Prom San
Antonio Sanders will continue to
Shreveport. Little Pock, Memphis.
Kansas City. St. Louis, Chicago,
and New York. He expects to reach
New York in 9 months, if his steed
remains healthy.
P. W. Davidson L- acting as ad
vance agent for Sanders and is in
San Antonio at present. Claude
“Speck’’ Migison, San Benito, will
accompany Mr. Sanders, driving
ahead in a truck with feed and
camping paraphernalia.
Mr. Sanders has been connected
with the state highway department
for 3 years, and has been stationed
at San Benito. He is a small, wiry,
quiet man. obviously a cattleman.
The cowboy is deposed in a typic
al cowpuncher's outfit, with broad
brimmed sombrero, chaps, boots,
and a pink shirt.
Creager
(Continued from page 1)
ops further down the line."
Kelley, meanwhile, revealed that
he had subpoenaed J. E. Elgin of
San Antonio to take tjic place of
Congressman Harry M. Wurzbach as
a defense witness. Wurzbach wired
from Washington that he could not
come here but that Elgin probably
could give any testimony that he
could. That testimony, Kelley said,
would be in exposition of hi4 con
tention that Creager not only had
"laid down” on his fellow party
members locally, but had refused to
support Wurzbach when the latter
was the only Texas republican with
an Inside chance for election to con
gress.
Yesterday's testimony of those
who swore that it was generally
understood Creager and Baker were
politically allied included that of
Charlie Fordson. district clerk in
the Baker administration, who said
with a grin that he "understood”
Baker had Creager support.
Mostly, it was a day of harsh ac
cusations against Baker and the
committeeman, one man insisting
that the Good Government League
was trying to turn out of "bunch
of thieves.”
After Judge Estes had announced
that he thought Collier’s need con
cern itself only with the commit
teeman’s connection with the ar
ticle, Kelley arose to insist that in
that event the jury must be in
structed that In it* deliberations it
must proceed on the basis that the
allegations as affecting the demo
cratic administration were true.
Jack Berry, a big Edinburg fruit
grower who looked Indignant when
Baker’s faction was mentioned, was
quite testy on cross examination by
J. A. Graham for the plaintiff.
Identifying himself as an inde
pendent, he said, in response to
one of Graham’s questions. "We’ve
been trying to get a bunch of thieves
out up there.”
"In other words.” Graham said
loudly, "your idea is that everybody
In office up there is a thief?”
"Self-confessed and proved be
yond doubt,” said the witness, com
pressing his lips and looking about.
"Who has confessed it?”
"Well, they haven’t denied it ”
“Just the same, every time your
group goes into court you lose,
don't you?"
“No. sir, we set aside a three hun
dred thousand dollar contract, a
few weeks ago that wouldn’t have
been of a nickel’s service to the
county."
FIRST GOLD STAR MOTHERS SAIL FOR FRANCE ,
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Gold star mothers, 232 In number, who will visit the*graves of their sons In France, are shown on
board the America before sailing from Hoboken, N. J. Mrs. John D. Emrich. 73, of Omaha, oldest mother
in the group, is shown In Inset receiving an honor ribbon from Hrs. H. Hoffman of Newark, N. J.
PRESIDENT MEETS MENTAL HYGIENE DELEGATES
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Delegates to the first international congress on mental hygiene in session at Washington call to
pay their respects to President Hoover at the White House. In center, left to right: Clifford W.
Beers of New York, secretary general, President Hoover and Dr. William White of St. Elizabeth's hos
pital, Washington.
Michigan Beauty
Associated Press Photo
Virginia Adams of Lansing
Mich., was chosen as one of th»
six most beautiful co-eds on th<
Michigan State college campus.
KS1 this pest-it^spreads disease
Kills L I
FlieS and
Mosquitoes
Roadies Bedboqs Ants Mctks
BBSBBli
Seeks Congress Sea!
A ssociated Press Photo
Mr*. Maud Slocum Moros* Is a
candidate for the republican nom
ination for representative from
Michigan's sixth district.
Dead Bank Bandits
Reward Plan Lauded
FORT WORTH, May 13—<JPh
Describing the $5,000 reward fund
Offered by the Texas Bankers Asso
ciation for dead bank bandits as of
salutary effect in diminishing the
number of bank holdups in the
state, A. A. Home of Galveston,
president of the association, ex
pressed himself as favoring its
continuance in his annual report
here today.
Kiwanis Musical
(Special to The Herald.)
HARLINGEN, May 13—Cheered
b ythe ad.ance sale of tickets and
the promise of good weather, the
Harlingen Kiwanis club is looking
forward to a record-breaking crowd
at the musical to be presented by
the Kiwanis male chorus at the
municipal auditorium tonight. The
been trained by Warren C. eitz. a
group which contains 40 voices has
prominent Harlingen soloist. It is
the largest male chorus ever gotten
together in the Valley.
Bishop's Son Pleads
Not Guilty of Murder
NEW YORK, May 13-hAV-Plead
ing not guilty to a second degree
murder indictment, James Matthew
Maxon. Jr., son of the Bishop Co
adjutor of Tennessee, was held in
$15,000 bail when arraigned in court
today.
Trans-Ocean Airmail
RIO JANEIRO, May 13—<*>>—
Bringing with them the first trans
Atlantic airmail to South America.
Jean Mermoz. French aviator, and
two companions landed at 6:12 a.
m. today at Natal, near the north
eastern tip of th« continent.
I
Bureau Plans To
Be Reported Today
(Special to The Herald.)
HARLINGEN. May 13—A sub
committee ol five will report to the
general committee for organization
of a Valley Better Business bureau
this afternoon at 3 o’clock. They
will present plans calling for $50,
000 maintenance funds during the
first year of operation o fthe bur
eau. George E. Husser. former head
of the National Bureau association,
is taking an active part in the move
ment.
Infant Girl Dies
Tuesday Morning
Hcrlinda Lopez Moreno .tnfant
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jose Mo
reno, dii*\ this morning at the home
of her parents. The baby was three
months old.
She will be buried tomorrow morn
ing at 9 o’clock at city cemetery
from Immaculate Concepcion church.
W. A. Darling funeral home will
be in charge.
Youth Improving
(Special to The Herald)
HARLINGEN. May 13—William
Johnson, 17, Harlingen high school
student .is reported resting easily
this morning at Valley Baptist hos
pital after being injured in a freak
auto accidc/it lav Saturday uraich
broke his leg in two places.
i Air Mail Schedules j
The schedule tor the mall Between
Brownsville and Dallas Is announced
oy the dos tot flee department as fol
'owa:
Southbound—
ueave Dallas.. 7:49 a. m
Leave Ft. Worth ... 8:15 a. m
Leave Waco... 920 a. m
Leave Austin . 10:25 a. m
Leave San Antonio ...... 11:20 a. m
Arrive Brownsville .. 2:05 p. m
Northbound
Leave Brownsville ........ 1:25 p. m
Leave San Antonio . 4:15 p. ax
Leave Atutln . 5:10 p. m
Leave Waco .. 8:15 p. m
Leave Ft. Worth .7:15 p. m
Arrive Dallas . 7:35 p. m
The schedule for the American all
mall to Mexico City Is as follows:
Leave Brownsville .8:15 a. m
Arrive Tampico ..11:00a.m.
Leave Tampico ...11:30a. m
Arrive Mexico City. 1:45 p.m.
Following la the schedule for the
Mexican air mall:
Leave Mexico City . 7:45 a. m
Arrive Tampico ...1020a.m.
Leave Tampico ..10:25 a. m
Arrive Brownsville ..12:55 p.m
Following is the schedule on the
Browns vine-Mazatlan Bouts:
Leave Brownsville ..8:00 a. m
Leave Monterrey .9:45 a. m
Arrive Torreon . 1220 p. m
Leave Torreon . 1:50 p. m
Leave Torreon .1:00 p. m
Arrive Durango.2:45 p. m
ueave Durango . 4:10 p. m
Arrive Mazatlan .4:15 p. m
Return trip:
Leave Mazatlan ...8:00 a. m
Leave Durango ..............9:45 a. m
<*ave Durango . 9:20 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 .420 p. m
POSTAL RATES
The United State® air mall pcs tag*
ate is 5 cents fn the rirat ounce and
!0 cents for each additional ounce ot
fraction thereof. Letters mailed in
the United States for the points In
I Mexico take this rata.
CORNERSTONE
LAID SUNDAY
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The laying of the cornerstone of
| the Central Christian church was
performed with appropriate cer
emonies Sunday afternoon at 3:30.
Approximately 500 attended the
ceremonies. S. K. Hallam said, and
pastors from all over the Valley
were present and delivered brief
addresses.
The church, a structure costing
around *50 000, will be completed
and realy for occupancy early in
July. Mr. Hallam explained. Walls
of the worship room are being erect
ed at present.
The pastors present during the
meeting Sunday afternoon Included
Rev. Fox. Brownsville; Rev. Pace,
Mission; Rev. Fanner, Donna; Rev.
Harrison, Harlingen: Rev. Oliver,
San Benito; Judge Meyrick. Har
lingen; and Ramsey and Hawkins,
evangelists.
The principle Speaker on the
program waa Rev. N. W. Evans, of
McAllen. He spoke on "The Value
of a Church.”
The new church la located at
Fourth and Levee.
! City Briefs
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By Airplane. — A. Segura, assis
tant traffic manager of the Mexican
Aviation company, and D. B. Pier,
auditor for the same company, left
Brownsville by air Monday morning
for Mexico City.
To Panama. — Mrs. E. ,J. Snyder,
Brownsville, left here for Panama
by air Monday morning.
A Chiropractor with 15 years of
successful experience is now located
in room 8 and 9 Arcade Building.
He Is prepared to adjust all body
ailments according to the neuro
calometer readings. Dr. Hamel is a
graduate of the °almer School of
Chiropractic and is anxious to meet
the people of Brownsville .and the
vicinity. Adv. 13
Heading Soath. — James F Bar
bour of Tampico, returned to the
Mexican city Monday morning from
Brownsville, where he has been sev
eral days.
Beautiful stock of Mexican and
imported beads to match any col- i
ored dress at the Basket Place, on
Northeast corner Plaza. Matamoros.
Mexico.—adv. 17.
Rose Beauty Shop.—Special prices
j on permanents, facials, and finger
waving all next week. Phone 814
Adv. 11.
Week-End Visitors. — Mr and
Mrs. Roy Buckley, Mission, spent the
week-end in Brownsville.
Here. — Mr and Mrs. Dan Alien.
Corpus Christi. were in the city Sun
day night. They planned to return
to Corpus Christi Monday.

Awnings. — Highest grade awn
ings. tents, tarpaulins, and beach
umbrellas. South Texas Tent and
Awning Co., phone 1178. adv tt
Rzvmondville Visitor. — Jesse G.
Poster, ol Raymondvtlle. was in the
city Sunday night.
From Edinburg. — Judge and Mrs.
A. W. Cameron, Cam Hill. Ed. P.
Williams, all of Edinburg, were in
Brownsville Sunday
Arnold's Electric Mineral Baths
and Ultra Violet Rays have been
installed, in our efforts to give you
Complete Health Service. Drs. An
derson & Anderson, Chiropractors.
Adv. 18.
Mr. Chadkk Here. — W. D. Chad
ick, Mercedes, is in the city on busi
ness.
Mission Man. — J. D. Moore, of
Mission, was a visitor in Browns
ville Sunday.
At The Corset Shop—New Grace
fulettes, Comfoletter, and Combina
tions for the summer, made espe
cially for your Princess dress. Anne
Norling, 1327 Elizabeth. Adv.
Donna and Weslaco. — John T.
Hensley. Donna and John J. Wal
ford, Weslaco, were in the city Sun
day and Sunday night. . ,
New Shipment of Tams at Am
aya's Millinery. All colors and all
qualities. Ideal for graduation
presents. Make your selection while
the stock Is complete — Adv. 13
$5.09 Permanent* by operator of
7 years’ experience at Amaya's Mil
linery Annex.—Adv. 13 .
In New York. — Mr. and Mrs. T.
Aziz have arrived in New York to
saiT from there May 28 for an ex
tended European tour during the
summer. They have stopped at
numerous points visiting enroute to
New York.
RATS DIE
so do mice, once they eat RAT
SNAP. And they leave no odor be
hind. Don’t take oar word for it—
try a package. Cats and doga won’t
touch iL Rats pass up all food to
get RAT-SNAP. Three sixes.
35c size (i cake) enough for
Pantry, Kitchen or Cellar.
65c size (2 cakes) for Chicken
House, coops, or small buildings.
$1.25 size (5 cakes> enough for all
farm and out-buildings, storage
buildings, or factory bulletin**.
Sold and guaranteed by Eagle
Pharmacy, Inc.: City Drug Store;
Groves A Co.; Putegnat Hdw. Co.
SAN BENITO:
Bo tic a Guadalupana: Tested Seed
Co.
RIO HONDO:
Davison Drug Co.
HARLINGEN:
F. G. Jackson A Co. A. A. Kim
mell A Co.
Adv.
Baker Venue Change Motion
Is Deferred Until Friday
Action on a motion for change of venue, filed by attorneys for Sher-,
iff A. Y. Baker and others of Hidalgo county charged with conspiracy
to deprive certain individuals of their civil rights, was deferred until
Friday morning by Federal Judge J. C. Hutcheson, Jr., at 1 p. m. today.
The motion pleaded that partisanship and ill feeling against the Baker
ites was so strong that a fair and impartial trial could not be obtained
in the Brownsville division. The motion said that even if the jurors were
obtained from other divisions of the southern district that feeling was
so strong that it would probably^
seep into the jury. The motion men
tioned specifically various flare-ups
of feeling in Hidalgo county, par
ticularly the parade through Hidal
go county when Sheriff Baker was
indicted.
Speaking from the bench, Judge
Hutcheson said he felt confident
the court could be kept free from
"mob rule."
Horowitz Absent
Special U. S. Attorney General
Fred Horowitz, who was to handle
the prosecution did not put in his
appearance and Assistant U. 8. At
torney Carlos Watson answered for
the government in the case,
i Attorneys for Sheriff Baker and
the others are to confer with U. S.
District Attorney H. M. Holden at
Houston in the matter of * the
change of venue.
The defendants also entered de
murrers to their indictments which
were returned by a federal grand
Last Man
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jury in Houston some time ago.
The defendants are: Sheriff A.
Y. Baker, Cam Hill, A. W. Cameron.
S. M. Hargrove. W. D. Chadick,
Marvin Evans, Tom J. Buckow an*
Edmund P. Williams. Most of them
are Hidalgo county officials. They
are represented by James R.
Daugherty of Beeville. B. D. Tarle
ton of Corpus Christi and E. F.
Smith and E. H. McDaniels of Hi
dalgo county. All of the defend
ants were in court. They had
been in the small courtroom since
early morning while the court
ground away over a list of liquor
and immigration cases.
Sheriff Baker arrived early and
chatted WUh his friends. The Hi
dalgo county case was not called
until 1 o'clock.
Jury Empanelled
The court opened at 10 a. m.
when Judge Hutcheson empanel
led a grand jury. One man drawn
from Hidalgo county was excused
because of the fact that he was
under indictment for a felony. Af
ter getting the organization lined
up. the grand Jury w^as excused un
til Tuesday morning.
In calling the docket, settings
were hampered considerably by the
Creager-Collier $1,000,000 libel suit
now on trial before Judge W. L.
Estes. Several cases had to be
passed because the attorneys were
engaged in the libel suit.
One case in this category was
that of James H. Porter v_ City of
Weslaco and others. The defend
ants answered as ready but Por
ter’s attorneys were busy with the
Charles Lockwood, 89. Chamber
lain, 8. D.. it now th* solo aurvivor
of a "Last Man" club of civil war
veteran* organized In the eighties.
libel case. The plaintiff Is seek
ing to collect on Weslaco warrai ;
which he holds. The defendants
claim the paper is now void for va
rious reasons. The questions of
population and valuations will en
ter largely into the car?, counsel
for the defense said.
Liquor Cases
Several liquor and immigration
cases were disposed of by the judge
Monday moring
Another interesting case called
was the Injunction sought by E. J
Bean against Chief of Police E. J. j
Show of Corpus Christi. Bean is a ,
resident of Oklahoma and it was '
on the grounds of diversity of citi
zenship that the case was brought i
into federal court According to
Bean's attorneys, the chief of po
lice has threatened to destroy ma
chines which he terms “gamblin'’1
devices'* The Injunction would pre- j
vent the officer from destroying
the machines.*
First Watermelon*
First watermelons of the season
were sold at the public market in
Matamoros this morning.
Two truckloads have been brought
in All grown by farmers in the
vicinity of Matamoros.
Get Overnight Relief from
Malarial Chills and Fever
_
“Malaria is on the increase
and is fast becoming one of
the serious health problems
of the South,” according to a
prominent medical authority
who recently addressed a
gathering of physicians, and
stated that “the use of qui
nine is the only certain cure
we have today.”
Thousands of people who
have taken Lax-ana to relieve
malarial chills and fever find
that this prescription is ef
fective because it contains
the required amount of qui
nine and other essential in
gredients to produce over
night results.
Lax-ana acts as a Laxative,
Tonic and Appetizer. It is
sold at all prescription drug
stores on a guarantee of sat
isfaction or money refunded.
Price 35c. Look for the words
“Double Strength” which ap
pear in red on every bottle.
laxtaima
(Doable Strength)
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BILLIE
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MIRAMAR HOTEL and APARTMENTS
SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA
Why not plan now on keeping eool this summer and visiting the most
delightful spot in nil California, built on the shore, of the Pacific Ocean,
half an hour from Hollywood and 4S minutes from the Heart of Los
Angeles.
The Hotel Miramar b one of California's great resort hotels, the beautiful
gardens situated1 on the Palisades overlooking the ocean. Guests of the
Miramar enjoy the privileges of the Miramar Beach Club, which offers
surf bathinr. or an enclosed beach if you prefer, with u graat indoor salt
water swimming pool.
Pates are seasonable. Tor reservations or further information write
MORGAN S. TYLER. Manager
Vivier to Open Muiicf
Store in Browntville
The opening soxi of the Vivier
Music company was announced
Monday morning by Joe Vivier. Jr .
who will have a music shop in the
building formerly occupied by the
MeCIeary Music shop.
"I have Just returned from Hous
ton where I bought new stock for
the shop” Mr. Vivier said
The new firm will handle Victor
radios exclusively, Victor phono
graphs and records, pianos, and
musical instruments.
Jesus Flores, who was connected
with the McClearv company for
several years, will continue in the
employment of the Vivier Music
company.
Mr. Vivier has been with the
Texas Bank and Trust company for
five years, having been employed
here in the capacity of teller since
the opening day of the bank De
finite date for opening has not
been decided.
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don't use
Budweiser
Barley-Malt Syrup
LIGHT OR DARK
RICH IN BODY
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BROWNSVILLE
Last Times Today
Also
All-Talking Comedy
HARD BOILED HAMPTON1*
Paramount Act - Para. News.
Starts Tomorrow
The Surprise
Picture of the
year!
ALICE WHITE
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GIRL
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GALVESTON i
Tickets will be sold lor traiHH
scheduled to arrive GalvcsttH^
Saturday evening, May 17
prior to noon Sunday, :tay lfl«
Return limited to leave G«lvrTO§
ton prior to midnight. Ma- ifljl
For Tickets-Inlormation fin
See Ticket Agent «
Missouri Pacific Lines H
“A Service Institution '$
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