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IMPROVEMENTS Parks, Streets, and New Buildings Under City Program (8peclal to The Herald) PHARR, June 4.—With the ins tallation of the new board of com missioners and mayor of the city of Pharr, much work has been started to make the town better. Mayor Fleming and the commis sioners are determined to make Pharr a place of beautiful streets and parks. The parkway at the south end of the main streets is being planted in palms and flowers and other streets and vacant lots are being put into the best of con dition. A few weeks ago, Mayor Fleming called the women together and organized a Civic Club that is destined to do a great deal to help with the beautification plans. Mrs. D. C. Hogan is president of the club. The deer park has been des troyed and Mayor Fleming plans to have a large fountain placed in the center of the park which is located on the main highway, and expects to make it one of the beauty spots of the Valley. telephone Building R W. Briggs Construction Com pany of Pharr has been awarded the contract to build the Rio Gran de Valley Telephone Company’s new building, which is to be made of brick and tile. The building is to be modem in every detail and will house the new equipment which has been ordered for the city of Pharr. The automatic svstem will be installed as soon as it is possible to get into the new structure. The building is befcig built on main street just east of the fire station. The estimated cost of the telephone building is *10.000. New Station According to plans being com pleted by the officials of the Humble Oil Company, the Junction Static® is to be converted into a super-filling station. A number of new pumps will be installed a lunch counter will be introduced and other first-class features of an up-to-date gasoline station will be added. _ _ WEATHER SUMMARY Barometric pressure continued moderately high over the eastern and far northwestern states, and relatively to moderately low over the Plains and southern Rocky Mountain states since yesterday morning. Considerable cloudiness prevailed throughout the country at the morning observation, and numerous showers and thunder storms occured within the last 24 hours from Texas northward Into Canada and also in the north western states. Temperatures were slightly subnormal In the far North west and in the Plateau region, but seasonable throughout the balance of the country. BULLETIN First figures. lowest temperature last night; second, highest yester day; third, wind velocity at 8 a. m. fourth, precipitation it last 24 hours. ., „ Abilene .i.... 70 86 14 .00 Amarillo . 64 82 .. .60 Atlanta . 62 82 .. .00 Austin .. 70 86 .. .00 Boise .•••••«•»»••• 48 64 •• .08 Boston . 68 92 .. .00 BROWNSVILLE .. 74 84 .. 03 Calgary . 32.00 Chicago . 66 88 .. .00 Cleveland . 70 88 1 4 .00 Corpus Christi .... 78 80 .. .00 Dallas . 68 84 .. .00 Del Rio . 74 88 .. .00 Denver . 52 80 .. .02 Dodge City . 60 84 12 .40 El Paso . 68 94 .. .00 Fort Smith . 66 86 .. .00 Helena . 38 54 .. .30 Houston . 68 84 .. .00 Huron . 62 74 .. .00 Jacksonville . 68 76 .. 1 24 Kansas City . 68 86 .. .00 Louisville . 64 88 .. .00 Memphis . 70 88 .. ,O0 Miami . 78 82 12 00 New Orleans . 72 82 .. 00 North Platte . 56 82 ..1 22 Oklahoma City .... 68 86 12 on Palestine . 66 86 .. 00 PensaaP’a . 72 80 12 .00 Phoenix . 64 90 .. .00 Port Arthur . 72 86 12 .00 Roswell . 64 90 .. 00 St. Louis . 6R 88 14 00 St. Paul . 64 78 12 .30 Salt Lake city .... .64 68 . 06 San Antonio . 72 88 .. .00 Santa Fe . 46 76 .. .oc Sheridan . 36 70 .. .01 Shreveport . 68 86 .. 00 Vicksburg . 62 84 .. 00 Washington . 62 04 .. .00 Williston . 46 62 .. 34 Wilmington . 62 73 .. .00 Yonfew i atbugmg j KC j ! Baking Powder ? ► 4 Same Price j lor over ) • 38 years j i You save in using It. Use less than of high priced brands. i < MILLIONS OP POUNDS loSBD BY OUR COVBRNNBNT . ittiaaaaAaaaaaaasassaaai KEYS MADE FOR EYERY LOCK We Change Combinations T. J. ROMMER Rear of Miller Hotel Phone 732 L- —=j Fort Brown News After a weeks’ clean up following the return from maneuvers, the 12th Cavalry athletes are loosening up their arms and sharpening their batting eye for the Inter-troop baseball series which commence Thursday with Headquarters Troop vs. Troop A. The new baseball diamond at the east end of the parade ground is a big improvement over anything the post has had in the past. Cap tain William T. Haldeman has been supervising its construction which started before the maneuvers. The athletic officers, Lieutenant Francis E. Rundell, has prepared a schedule of games on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, com mencing at 2:30 p. m., in which each of the four troop teams will meet each other twice. The schedule ends July 1st. A Fort Brown team will be de veloped during this period and will open its season in a series with F>irt Ringgold during the week end of July 4th, Captain Robert R. Maxwell has succeeded Major Oliver I. Holman as polo representative of Fort Brown the latter becoming the horseshow representative in place of Lieuten ant Colonel Stanley Koch. Captain Maxwell expects to open the polo stables about July 1st, In order to get an early start this year. Plans are already under way for a tourn ament in December which the post officials believe will be a better time than February on account of no conflicting tournament in San Antonio. The Fort Brown machine gun ners change their tactics on Thurs day when they go to Loma Alta for a few days mounted pistol practice. Every cavalryman has at least one weapon that he can use from his horse while all except the machine gunners and a few others have the saber as well as the pistol. The pistol is classed as a very im portant weapon and so proved in self during the maneuvers this spring. When a group of cavalrymen burst out of the thick brush onto the surprised infantry in the bat tle at O'Conners Ranch. It was the mounted pistol attack that won the decision. Although the maneuvers necessarily could give no opportunity to use the saber, every onvalryman cherishes this close combat weapon which is al ways '‘loaded” when the pistol is empty. All 12th Cavalry troops have their annual pistol and saber prac tice with ball ammunition during June. Headquarters Troop following the Machine Oun Troop at Loma Alta, and the 1st Squadron going next from June IS to 28th. S.M.U. Yearbook Is Called ‘Objectionable’ DALLAS. June 4—Distribu tion of copies of the Rotunda, year book of Southern Methodist Uni versity, was delayed today after the board of trustees announced that the degree of Kenneth Ma honey of Huntington. Ind., editor of the publication, would be held up because of objectionable matter printed in the Rotunda. The yearbooks were recalled after more than 1.000 had been given to students. Mahoney said the ob ! jectionable matter would be torn out of the remaining books. Prof. A. F. Henning of the Journ alist department said he warned Mahoney to leave out certain pic tures and reading matter which he considered would be objectionable to officials of the University. WET-DRY FIGHT GROWS WARMER WASHINGTON, June 4 .—<&)— The wet-dry fight in the house to day centered upon a bill to strengthen prohibition enforce ment by authorizing United States Commissioners to try petty of fenders -against the anti-liquor Statutes. It was one of four approved by the Hoover law enforcement com mission as a means of reducing the present congestion in the federal courts. The three others were passed by the House late yesterday and today awaited action by the Senate. They were: The Stobbs BUI to fix the maximum punishment for a mis demeanor at six months imprison ment and $500 fine; the Moore Bill to permit an accused person to waive the constitutional right of trial by Jury; and the Christoph erson Bill to amend the United States Code's definition of a misdemeanor and fix the penalties for such offenses in conformity with the Stobbs measure. The wet bloc sought to prevent action on the bills but was over ruled in a debate on the procedure under which they were to be con sidered. It succeeded, however, in deferring a vote on the fourth measure until today. The wets asserted that this bill was contrary to existing Judicial procedure and unconstitutional. A number of members ordinarily clas sified as drys Joined them in this view. Laguardia of New' York, and Bachmann of West Virginia, Re publicans, and Tucker of Virginia, and Celler of New York. Democrats, led the fight against the measure. Chairman Graham of the Judiciary Committee, himself a wet. who has spent several months in the development of legislation to carry out the commission’s re commendations, led those urging enactment. Day In Congress By the Associated Press WEDNESDAY: Cprsnfn • Debates Tariff Bill. House: Continues consideration of bills designed to carry out recommenda tions of President Hoover's law en forcement commission for relief of court congestion. TUESDAY: Senate: Senator Harrison assailed Tariff Bill. Bishop Cannon declined to answer questions of Lobby Com mittee on political activities. House: Passed three bills recommended by law enforcement commission to relieve court congestion. Flood control committee heard Major General Brown. Chief of Army Engineers, on proposals to amend the flood control act. Banking committee heard George W. Davidson, New York banker, in opposition to legislation to permit development of branch or chain banking. W ^ ill Drue girts, SOc. 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BrowavrfWc New York Title and Mortgage Company Capital Funds ow $60,000,000 FIRST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING, DALLAS Agoncims throughout Texas X X SmCTWJE Ai The Bedrock, of CARNEIRO, CHUMNEY & COMPANY Certified Public Accountants Income Tax Senioe BROWNSVILLE SAN ANTONIO CORPUS OHRI8T1 8Ute Nations] Bsntc Smith-Young Tow® Nixon Building — ■ ■ —■ ___ Valley Girls Dance In Pajama Revue Ten of the Valleys moat beauti ful girls will datice under the spotlight at Casino Park tonight inaugurating the first of the sum mer revues to be staged in the dance pavilion. The show has been styled a pajama revue and the Valley beauties will be dressed in the latest style pajamas featured at stores at San Benito and Harlingen. Major F. H. Blake is acting as master of ceremonies and direct or. Special music has been arranged by Paul Wells, musical director of the St. Louis Merrymakers. The following are the list of firms and models engaged in the show: Bromleys, Harlingen, represented by Nadine La Tumo; Reis Ladles Ready To Wear. Geraldine Roberta; Roberts Rry Goods, Gladys Frank lin; C. E. Stones, Blrdel Henderson; Montgomery Ward. Pauline Rob erts; J. C. Penney, Harlingen, Rachel Bittlck: Pates Mens Store. Otto Fambrough; Brasher and Jones. Mrs.. F. H. Blake; Downs Dry Goods. San Benito, Miss E. Smith; Pools Value Plus. Elizabeth Manning; J. C. Penney. San Beni to, Bobbie Lee Blackeney. The St. Louis Merrymakers are being com pletely fitted in pajamas by the Edelsons stores. Mexico Trip Planned (Special to The Herald.) WESLACO, June 4—In view of the fact that any number of dele gates to the state convention of the Business and Professional Women’s club are desirous of going into the interior of Mexico, the board of directors of the Weslaco Chamber of Commerce has authorized the conducting of another excursion in to Mexico to Monterrey and Sal tillo. Quite a number of these dele gates will make the trip in their own cars while others will need transportation in which to make the trip. Benefit Dance (Special to The Herald.) HARLINGEN, June 4.—A dance will be given at the casino near the arroyo bridge Friday night for bene fit of the high school annual. 8tudents attempted to finance the annual without advertising but have found themselves short of the funds necessary for publishing it. - .. GLASGOW—The Prince of Wales is to radiocast to the United States and Canada June 11 at the launch ing of the steamship Empress of Britain. By beam wireless his voice will go to Yamachlehe. Quebec, and thence by land lines and stations allied with WEAF. Hertz Style Shop To Hold Formal Opening (Special to The Herald) HARLINGEN. June 4—A minia ture country club for the showing of sport wear will be one of the features of the new store space to be thrown open to the public at a formal opening Friday night by the Hem Style Shop. The public is invited to this for mal opening of the shop in the new quarters in the new Politos build ing at the corner of Jackson and First streets. No sales will be made at that time, the shop opening for business Saturday morning. This firm formerly was located in the Rio Grande Life Insurance building. It made the move in or der to have more space. Its new location, fronting on Jackson street, will be 25 by 80 feet. Convention Sought (Special to The Herald.) HARLINGEN, June 4—Develop ment of a quartet which could be taken to the Texas-Oklahoma Ki wanis district convention at Lub bock and used to boost Harlingen's bid for the 1932 meeting, was urged at the weekly meeting of the local club Tuesday by B. M. Holland. Oklahoma gets the 1931 meeting and the Valley could bid for the 1932 gathering, he said. A snappy quartet would help place the name of Har lingen before the 1930 convention, he indicated. Wife May Live After Being Shot by Mate BUNKIE, La.. June 4.—(AV Physicians today labored to save the life of Mrs. Dallas T. Brown, 30, who was seriously wounded late yesterday by her husband Just be fore the latter killed her mother and himself in a frenzy or rage caused by failure to patch up a marital quarrel. It was believed the wife might recover. BEIGE SNAKESKIN One of the newest purse and shoe ensembles is of beige dyed snpke skin. with gold pipings. Cold beige hosiery and gloves are appropriate accompaniments, and the whole locks very well with costumes in the new aquamarine blue, with pink, white, beige or any pastel tone. Sour Stomach? W ill oevw give you any more trouble if you take a tablespoonful of Tan lac before each meal and bedtime. You’ll be amazed at the way Tanlac ends sourness and distress by prevent ing formation of gases and acids. It must help or you get your monev bacls FIREMEN OUST ****** MASCOT AFTER ****** PANTS NIPPED (Special to The Herald .) HARLINGEN, June 4.—Well , It appears as if some hospital labora tory is going to get a white rat for experimental purposes after all. Dickey, white rat mascot of the fire department, has developed a billy goat appetite and something is going to be done about it. He was in good standing and pride of the foree until he nibbled holes in the seat of a fireman's trousers. The ventilation thus provided was not appreciated by the owner even with the mercury beginning to hike up wards and he plans either to turn Dickey over to an alley cat or a laboratory not well supplied with white rats and guinea pigs. that’s how CRISP So crisp every delicious bubble crackles when milk or cream is poured on it! Rice Krispies are toasted rice—filled with flavor and crispness—what a breakfast! Rice Krispies fascinate children. They are ideal for early suppers. Order a red and-green package from your grocer to day. Made by ;vV : Kellogg in Bat- dice # tie Creek. KRISPIES I Kti&tyjs RICE KRISPIES New Ice Cream Firm Opened to Business (Special to The Herald) HARLINGEN, June 4—Opening of the Valley Ice Cream company is being held here today. Specials wero offered and souven irs were given away at the opening This new industry is located at the intersection of Seventh with Polk street near the old senior high school building. Paul S. Pollvmus is owner and manager. NEW YORK—Bernardo Zepato, g 30. is to be ejected from thiA Municipal Lodging House in case ’ lie applies again for free quarter!. City authorities have found that he has 13,517 In a Savings Bank. STOP THAT ITCHING Appip Bluo Star Ointment la rthen* ■Ida Irritation*. Itching Skin or the Itch of Eeaomie condition*. Tatter. Ringworm. Itching Tooa, Poteoe Oak aad aa aa An* tiseptie Dressing for Old Sorea. ate. Aak ymt Drtiggiat far BLUE STAR OINTMENT YOUR CHANCE IN LIFE— it something that you make, rather than take. Saving money is one of the surest ways of creating opportunity. 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