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THE VALLEY FIRST—FIRST IN THE VALLEY—LEASE D WIRE SERVICE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS—(A) J--— T
THIRTY-EIGHTH YEAR—NO. 239 BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1930 SIX PAGES TODAY 6o A COPY
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BAD BOY OF
RUMANIA WILL
BECOME KING
Carol Uses Airplane In
Dramatic Return
From Exile
BUCHAREST. Rumania. June 7—
fjp,—It has been decided that for
mer Crown Prtnee Caro!, who made
a dramatic return to Bucharest by
airplane from exile yesterday. Is to
be proclaimed king of Rumania this
purring.
•jjl The proclamation of the former
Crown Prtnee Carol as king of Ru
mania will remove from the list of
European kings its youngest mem
ber. little King Michael, who as
cended the throne on July 20. 1927,
when he was not quite six years old.
King Michael, or “Mickey,” as he
was known by his young friends in
the days before he became a king,
was not to have actually ruled Ru
mania until he became of age.
Loves Sports
A board of regency, one member
of which was his uncle. Prince
Nicholas, acted in his stead, and he
only made his appearance as king
on formal occasions.
He is the hero of many childish
exploits having to do with sports
and his love of outdoor life.
RUMANIA. BUCHAREST. June 7
—</P*—Prince Carol has packed con
siderable romance, intrigue, and ad
venture into his 36 years of life.
A stormy youth in which he was
often at odds with his father, the
late King Ferdinand, culminated in
1918, when he was not yet 25 years
old, in a Morganatic marriage at
Odessa with a Mile. Zizi Lumbrino,
daughter of a Rumanian general.
The marriage shocked his family,
which took immediate steps to an
nul the marriage. The Prince pro
tested that he would never leave
her, but would renounce his royal
rights. In the end his family pre
vailed. and he consented to an an
nulment. A son was born, and in
after years Mme. Lambrino's efforts
to secure his name for the son
caused him some trouble.
Married In 1921
He was married on March 10. 1921.
Princess Helen of Greece, and
Mknained with her until after the
birth of their son, Michael, or Mihai
as he is knowm in Rumania, on Oc
tober 25 of that same .year. Lifp In
the Bucharest palace soon irked |
him, however, and in December. .
1925, he left Rumania to take up j
life with a read haired woman, Mme.
Magda Lupescu, in northern Italy
and in Paris.
On December 31, 1925, official
proclamation was made that he had
renounced the throne of his country i
in favor of his son. Michael, and ha/
abandoned his position as a member
of the royal family. A later parlia
mentary decree gave him the name
Caral Caraimnn.
His father. King Ferdinand 1, died 1
in 1927, and, although Carol was
said to have wished to return to'
Rumania, opposing political elements
at home prevented his doing so.
and Michael was crowmed king, j
Some months afterward Princess j
Helen, who with her son's accession
became known as a princess of Ru
mania. obtained a divorce from him.
Plot Disclosed
In June, 1928. a plot to bring about
his return to Rumania by means of
an airplane was disclosed, and there
were various International remon
strances at his having plotted to
this while residing inside their
boundaries against a friendly gov
ernment. He was expelled from
England for his part in the affair,
which gained considerably more pub
licity than other alleged conspiracies
to regain his throne or at least to
return to his home.
Recently there have been recur
ring reports that he would give up
Mme. Lepescu and would go back i
to Bucharest, but these the govern- !
ment always denied, insisting that
it was impossible that he should ever
return. Opposition to him in Bu
charest lay. it seemed, in the liberal
elements grouped around the re
signed government of M Bratianu.
who wished to keep Carol in exile.
Recent accusations that the gov
ernment and members of the royal
family were plotting to bring about j
his return were denied vigorously
by palace and government circles
and newspapers printing them were
confiscated.
Prominent Democrat
Dies in New York
NEW YORK. June 7—</P.—Will
iam McAdoo. chief magistrate of the
City of New York and assistant sec
retary of the navy in the adminis
tration of President Cleveland, died
today at the age of 76.
The magistrate died after an ill
ness of several days.
He represented the Seventh New
Jersev district in congress from 1883
to 1891. was assistant secretary of
the navy from 1893 to 1897. served
as New York police commissioner in
1904-05 and became chief city magis
trate in 1910.
Federation Endorses
Prohibition in Vote
DENVER. Colo.. June 7—'F—By
ar overwhelming vote, the 20th bi
ennial convention of the General
I Federation o! Women’s clubs today
I adopted a resolution reaffirming
K the organization's faith in prohib
► itton after an unsuccessful attempt
^hed been made to delete a reference
Sin “sinister influences" opposed to
SHE’LL BE LEFT BEHIND
The call of adventure will lure Capt. Dieudonne Coste, famous
French airman, away from his pretty wife, pictured above, when he
attempts the perilous westward crossing of the Atlantic by plane,
probably in June. He is planning to fly from Paris to New York with
his companion pilot. Maurice Bellonte. This is a new portrait of Mme.
Coste, who is a noted French beauty.
She’O Not Bow to Royalty
Mystery Shrouds Cancellation of Woman’s
Presentation at Buckingham Palace
LONDON, June 7.—f/P)—Mystery today surrounded cancellation of the
court presentation of “Mrs. Christopher Courtoeg” »t the first royal court
at Buckingham Palace May 14.
The official London Gazette published the sparse three-line notice:
"Lorn Chamberlain's office, St. James Palace. Notice is hereby given
that the presentation of tyrs. Christopher Courtney at their Majesties'
Court on May 14 has been cancelled-’
The London Morning Press re-published the announcement, but made
10 LIVES LOST
IN ACCIDENTS
DALLAS. June !—($*<—Ten lives (
were lost In accidents In Texas yes- \
terdav. Five were killed In auto-!
mobile accidents, two in an air
plane crash, one man was drowned,
a woman was burned to death, and
a workman died of injuries suf
fered in a ditch cave-in.
Cy Dunham. 17. was killed In an
automobile accident near Fort
Worth.
J Cliff Kupper. San Antonio golf
professional, died when his auto
mobile crashed into a telephone
pole.
Frank H. Gibson. 21. Norman.
Okla. hitch-hiking to El Paso, was
killed in an automobile collision
rear Sweetwater.
Azell Pitts, 21. Dallas, met death
in a collision between a motor car
and a bus in Dallas.
Carl Hampton, 20. Wolfe City,
Tex., was killed in an automobile
accident near Greenville.
Cratus Douthitt. 22. of Henrietta, i
Tex., and Warren Fannin. 24. Ash
land. Ky., were victims of an air- I
plane crash at Wichita Palls.
Orlle Barnes. 21. Detroit. Mich..'
wm drowned in the Wichita river
hear Wichita Falls when he jumped
h'^ horse into the river.
Mrs. Henry Herron. 64. was bum- ;
cd to death in a fire which razed
a bam in Dallas.
Edward Billick. Weimar. Tex.,
died in San Antonio of injuries suf
fered In a cave-in on a highway
under construction near Weimar.
Kidnaned Officers
Freed by Raiders
SIMLA. India. June 7—<!P—Maj
or E, L. Farley, Captain J. C Frere,
and Mrs. Frere, kidnaped Wednes
day by Insurgent frontier tribes- j
men near Chaman on the Quet
taachamanumain road, returned
safely today to Chaman.
They were held for two days or
more by the Achakzal raiders who
took them and carried them across
the frontier into Afghanistan, after
cars, driven by Indians, had been
stopped by rocks placed across the
road.
Fire Destroys Frame
House at Harlingen
(Snecial to The Herald >
HARLINGEN. June 7.—Tire de
stroyed a four-room frame house
north of town early this morning.
The blaze was well underway when
occupants of the hcr»c were aroused
and the alarm turned in.
The house belonged to Frank
Butler of Alice.
uuie nazara as to the identity of
the Mrs. Courtney, evidently fearing
to name the wrong person. Only
two papers ventured to name the
person they believed to be the pre
sentee. now disavowed.
Reports of the May 14 court said
that Mrs. Courtney was presented
by Lady Salmond wife of Sir John
Salmon the air marshal.
The Daily Express today, seek
ing communication with Lady Sal
mond was told by her husband.
‘ My wife and I have no statement
to make about it. Lady Salmond
is upset at inquiries, and it is im
possible for anyone to see her.”
Neither was there anv suggestion
as to why the court action was
taken. The records of presentees
usually are Investigated thorough
ly. Divorcees have always been
"personae non gratae.”
Communist Plot In
Memphis Uncovered
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 7—(JP)—
Because, police said, they coupled
an effort to found a wing of the
Communist party here with public
support of raciai equality, a college
professor, his wife and a commun
ist organizer were in jail here today
on the non-bailable charge of
threatened breach of the peace.
Horace B. Davis, Southwestern
College professor of economics, Mrs.
Daiymand Tom Johnson. Cleveland,
O.. were arrested yesterday. They
had refused to abandon plans for a
public meeting last night and in
sisted that they would demand
"equal rights for whites and ne
groes' at the gathering. They said
racial equality was a Communistic
doctrine they could not ignore.
BEG PARDON!
CHICAGO. June 7—(/P)—He who
got shot last night was not Patsy
Staffanelll. The two officers who
did the shooting now confess their
error and are s^rry.
They saw a man get out of an
automobile. One of them said:
“Thais’ Staffanelll. He's a gangster.
We ll pick him up."
They shouted to the man to stop.
The man didn’t. They opened fire.
The man moved much faster. Pretty
soon he was out of sight.
The officers sighed and sheathed
their pistols, they glanced to the
sidewalk and saw a man lying there.
“We were shooting at Patsy Staf
fanelli.” they said to the man. by
way of opening conversation.
"I don't know* who you were
shooting at.” said the man on the
sidewalk, groaning. “But I know
who you hit. My name’s James
Sassano."
They took Sassano to the hospit
al with a bullet In his leg.
Inspect Your Policies
Hio Grande Valley Trust Co.—Adr.
CAPTAIN SMITH
PLANS OCEAN
HOP SUNDAY
‘Do-or-Die Dash’ May
Start From Dublin
In Morning
DUBLIN. June 7.—Captain
Kingsford Smith hopes to take off
on his attempted trails-Atlantic
flight tomorrow, Sunday morning at
2 o’clock if weather reports at that
hour are favorable, he announced
today.
“All depends upon the weather.”
Captain Kingsford Smith said in
making known his purpose.
“If there is a sporting chance of
early reports showing prospects of
improvement in the weather the
start will be made. Waiting is bad
for the nerves. My men share my
view that a quick tet-away is the
thing.
Anxious To Leave
“This is to be a do-or-dle dash.
Everything is perfect in the ma
chine. We are anxious to be off."
The route will be straight across
Ireland to Galway where farewell
will be taken to the Irish coast.
The -Southern Cross" is equipped
with a strong radio and will flash
frequent messages to the world on
its progress.
It became evident on Monday
that the flight attempt would be
made earlier than previously plan
ned. The plane was fully equip
ped when it left Croydon. The fly
ing field at Curragh today was in
perfect condition. There was no
reason for a long delay at Curragh
a; the field has none of the ordinary
airdrome facilities.
Real Navigator
Captain Klngsford Smith will
have as his navigator an Irishman,
Captain J. P. Saul, a sea captin who
has crossed the Atlantic under sail
and also has served as an observer
in the British air force in the great
war. J. W. Stannage will be the
plane's wireless operator and M. E.
Van Dyk will be assistant pilot.
Captain Kingsford-Smith. with
three companions, flew the "South
ern Crocs" over the Pacific ocean
from California to Australia in
1928.
Curragh. in County Kildare, is i
20 miles further inland than the
Baldonnel Airdrome. The flying •
field which was improvised for this |
flight by volunteer workers, is a ‘
fine even stretch of Terrain. It has
a two mile runway, half a mile
longer than the croyhon Held
Pact Document# Will
Be Denied Senate
WASHINGTON. June 7 —
The administration will not comply
with Senator Johnsons request that
all documents having to do with ■
the London Naval Treaty be deliver
ed to the Senate foreign relations
committee.
To produce these papers, would, in
the opinion of President Hoover,
be contrary to the public interest
and “materially impair the possi
bility of future successful negotia
tions between this government and
other nations/’
Making this known. Secretary
Stimson at the same time said: "No
concealed understandings" were in
volved in the treatv and no commit
ments whatever had been entered
into except as they appiar in the
language of the pact Itself.
Pledge* Required
Of Democrat Voter*
DALLAS. June 7.—UP>—'The Dal
las News said today that a resolu
tion will be proposed to the State
Democratic Executive committee in
Austin Monday requiring all voters
to pledge themselves to support all
nominees of the party with the fol
lowing pledge:
*1 am a Democrat and pledge
myself to support the nominees of
this primary.’’
5 Reported Killed
In Tunnel Cave-In
LEADVILLE. Colo.. June 7.——
Five men were reported killed In a
rave in of a tunnel at the Climax
Molybdenum company’s mine at
Climax, 12 miles from here this
morning. A rescue crew was dis
patched from Leadville.
Confederate* Go Home
BILOXI. Miss., June 7.—
Tired, but happy that they had
been able to gather together once
again, the United Confederate Vet
erans today had turned their steps
homeward from their fortieth an
nual reunion.
Appreciative of the courtesy, hon
or and respect shown them during
their assembly by the men and wo
men of a younger south than the
one they fought for, the veterans
departed in all directions with
songs and cheers.
If This Story Has a Moral,
Its Don’t Carry Umbrellas
CHICAGO, June 7—VP*—Mr. John- I
ny Murphy, a pedestrian, will try ;
not to get in the way of auto
mobiles after this.
With Mrs. Murphy, he was walk
ing. He heard a honk-honk and j
stepped quickly back from the curb.j
A little more and he would have j
teen hit by H. H. Will lard’s auto-'
mobile.
In his sudden leap in the interests !
of longer life, Murphy * arm flew [
up, and the umbrella in it punctur
ra the WUliard windshield.
WUliard had hm arrested.
“It was unprovoked attack” he
toid Judge Erickson yesterday. “It1
is getting so a person can’t drive
without having trouble with per
sons on foot.”
The court fined Murphy *5.
Murphy said, philosophically, he
Jirures it was worth that much to
bn alive.
THERE’S POLITICS IN THE AIR!
A famous young man was the chauffeur of the plane which brought
Ambassador Dwight W. Morrow back to Newark, N. J„ from a political
meeting in Atlantic City the other day. Here you see Morrow beini
assisted from the plane. Now look in the front cockpit. Recognize
the driver? He's Col. Charles A. Lindbergh, son-in-law of the New
Jersey senatorial candidate. The famous flyer has not commented on
whether he will campaign for Morrow.
Oklahoman Asks Henry Ford
To Build Him 1,000 Airplanes
Tri-Motored Ships Would Cost $30,000 Each—
Millionaire Oil Magnate Proposes
To Buy Two Planes a Week
OKLAHOMA CITY, June 7.—(A5)—The Daily Oklahoman said today
that purchase of 1,000 tri-motored airplanes for $30,000 each had been
proposed to Henry Ford by Earl P. Halliburton, president of the South
west Air Fast Express and millionaire oil man. The newspaper said
Halliburton announced his plan in a message to the paper. Halliburton
is in Washington.
At the same time, the newspaper said, Halliburton revealed a de
termination to,go into the aviation business on an unprecedented scale
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POLITICS HOT
IN. CAROLINA
RALEIGH. N. C.. June 7.—Wh
Josiah W. Bailey's attempt to wrest
the Democratic senatorial nomina- i
tion from the veteran Senator Fur
nifold M. Simmons, dominated in
terest in today's primaries.
Predictions were that the vote
would be the heaviest ever cast in
a Demorcatic primary not held In a
presidential year.
The senatorial contest is a throw
back from the 1928 election in
which Senator Simmons refused to
support Alfred E. Smith, the partys’
nominee for president. Bailey back
ed the New Yorker and made his
bid foi the nomination on the plat
form of “party regularity’’, denying
that he was attempting to punish
Simmons.
Senator Simmons is opposed for
the nomination for the first time
since 1912. Now 74. he has held his
seat since 1901. T. L. Estep, of the
mountain county of Allegheny. Ls
the third aspirant for the party s
nomination. He is running on a
platform involving repeal of the
Eighteenth Amendment
Although Bailey is a life-long dry.
Simmons followers have insisted
that the election involves the pro
hibition issue. In a campaign speech
addressed to women voters and
delivered at Raleigh last night. Mrs.
Howard Vamnits. of Shelby, charg
ed that “our prohibition cause Ls in
graver danger than it has ever
been, and the wets are trying to
destroy Senator Simmons, our brav
est defender of the prohibition
cause.”
Flood of Bad Liquor
Sweeping Country
NEW YORK. June 7——A
warning that a flood of poison liq
uor os sweeping this city was issued
today by Dr. Charles Norris, chief
medical examiner, after autopsies
had determined that alcohol poison
ing had caused the death of nine
men in the last two days.
He said there had been twenty
four deaths from poison alcohol in
the city since May 10.
“This,” he said, “is an indication
that a flood of poison liquor is
sweeping the city. It seems to me '
that prohibition agents should cen- t
ter their efforts at this time to seek
ing the sources of supply of this
poison.**
Uiaikc me an UUM- I
ness he has built in Oklahoma and
the southwest the nucleus of a na
tion-wide network.
Halliburton's closes associates
here said they had no knowledge of
the proposed deal until Halliburton
himsef^cpnflrmed the report in a
message from Washington.
The plan proposed by Halliburton,
is to make airways accessible to all
at cheaper rates. It is almost im
possible. Halliburton said, to make
money at the present price of the
huge planes.
The proposal, the Oklahoman
said, is that at $30,000 apiece. Hal
liburton would buy two planes a
(Continued on page 2)
Former Valley Woman
Dies in San Antonio
Mrs. H. B. Hall, wife of the for
mer manager of the Point Isabel
Yacht club died of heart failure in
San Antonio Tuesday. June 3. Mr.
Hall arrived in Brownsville from
San Antonio Friday night.
Mrs. Hall is well known in the
Valley, having acquaintances scat
tered over the entire section. She
lived here several years.
Burial was in the San Jose burial
park, San Antonio. Thursday. She
is survived by her husband, a son.
Tiffin, and a great-grandmother.
Mrs. Caroline McDonald, a resident
of Missouri.
Death came at 7 p. m. Tuesday in
the Gunter hotel, where Mr. and
Mrs. Hall were living. She had suf
fered with a weak heart for three
years.
Mr. Hall will remain In Browns
ville for an indefinite stay, he said
Saturday.
Starvation Attempt
May Be Blocked
DANVILLE, Va.. June 7—<JP)—
County and state officials arrang
ed a conference today to discuss
ways and means of ending the
self-imposed starvation of Prank
W. Davis, 60-year-old farmer, who
has refused food for 27 days.
The superintendent of the West
ern State hospital for the insane
wrs expected here to confer with
commonwealth's attorney Posey J.
Hundley, in regard to the appoint
ment of a lunacy commission. This
commission would decide whether
or not Davis should be committed
to the hospital for observation.
EXHUMATION
LOS ANGELES. June 7-CJV
Continuing a several months’ inves
tigation. department of justice
agents today sought exhumation of
the body of the first wife of Major
Charles A. Shepard, army medical
officer, now under indictment in
Topeka. Kas., for the murder of his
second wife.
Coroner Frank Nance said he was
awaiting receipt of a formal request
from the department of justice be
fore ordering the disinterment. Mrs.
Clara Elizabeth Shepard, the first
wife, was buried in an Englewood.
Calif., cemetery 17 years ago.
R. J. Caffrey. a Justice agent, said
the department wished to have the
body analyzed for poison. Major
Shepard is alleged to have poisoned
his second wife. Mrs. Zenna Shep
ard. at Fort Riley, Kas. He was ar
rested in Denver. Colot. and is at
liberty under $20,000 bond pending
his trial la Topeka next December.
HIDALGO DEMOS
DIFFER AGAIN
% -
Many Threaten to Join Good Government
League at McAllen Meeting Tonight—
Bloodworth Refuses Post
__
(Special to The Herald.)
McALLEN, June 7.—Dissatisfied with the results of the meeting in
McAllen Friday afternoon when Lloyd C. Bloodworth was elected chair
man of the Democratic Executive Committee of Hidalgo county over
Judge V. A. Ramsower by an eleven to five vote, a number of newly
elected membe. s of .he committee are prepared to hand in their resigna
tions.
Following his selection Bloodworth Issued a statement declining the
post and urging that it be given to Judge Ramsower. The McAllen tur
TARIFF VOTES
MAY BE TIED
Tariff Leaders Wary As
Time Approaches For
Last Roll Call
WASHINGTON, June 7.—
Leaders in the senate's tariff fight
counted votes anxiously today and
looked forward to a final roll-call
on the much-disputed Smoot-Haw
ley measure within a week.
So close does the outcome prom
ise to be that some senators have
been speculating on how vice-pres
ident Curtis would vote in case of a
tie. The regular Republicans claim
a slight margin, but the Democrat
ic-Independent Republican coali
tion, opposing the bill, is not ready
to admit defeat.
Both sides Kept an eye today upon
Senator Reed, Republican, Pennsyl
vania. whose vote was classed in the
“doubtful’ column. Reed was in
London as a delegate to the arms
conference while much of the tariff
debate was taking place. He took a
copy of the conference bill and a
bulky brief case full of related doc
uments to his home for a week-end
of study.
Although the conference report
was placed before the senate in two
sections, an agreement has been
reached under which both will be
voted upon a at single roll call.
Sent back to conference for its
fourth revision, the measure was
ready today for final submission to
the two houses of congress. Except
for one provision which presented
some temporary difficulty. The con
ferees deferred until Monday a
final meeting at which they expect
to reach an agreement upon this
clause, that affecting the duties on
watch Jewels.
Millionaire Ex-Convict
Is Sued by Actress
LOS ANGELES. June 7—(An—The
Examiner today says that Charles
T. Davis, wealthy Los Angeles resi
dent recently named defendant in
a $200,000 breach of promise suit
brought by Miss Cano Morris, for
mer show girl, last night was re
vealed to be “Charlie” Davis, mil
lionaire ex-convict from the Dan
nemora. New York, prison.
Austin Davis, son of the man
who last March dropped from sight
after being released from the New
York penitentiary, admitted to the
newspaner that his father was the
same “Charlie” Davis who had gone
to Dannemora prison after shoot
ing to death a detective who al
legedly was attempting to black
mail him. Since coming to Cali
fornia. Davis has been livine here
with his son and the son’s wife.
AIsud Asks Court
For Another Trial
PORT WORTH. June 7.——
Action of the court upon a motion
for new trial was awaited today
as John AIsup, former city police
man. faced a 20-vear penitentiary
sentence assessed by a jury which
convicted him of murder in the
slaying of Will Tate, negro, during
an attempted robbery of the First
State bank of Polytechnic. April 10.
The state alleged that AIsup con
spired with A. P. Bovt, barber, and
Will Vincent, negro chauffeur, to
induce Tate and George Terrell, an
other negro, to attempt the robbery
that they might be slain for the
$5,000 “dead bandit” reward offered
by the Texas Bankers association.
Clubs Protest Penal
Correction System
DENVER, Colo., June 7-*^^)—An
underworld “protesting against our
so called civilization” has flung a
challenge to club women of America
to prevent riot and bloodshed by
^hanging the foundation on which
penal correction for society’s out
casts is built, Miss Julia Jaffray of
New York City today told the con
vention of the general federation of
women’s clubs.
Miss Jaffray assigned three causes
for penitentiary insurrection; over
crowding. herding together in prisons
of all type of prisoners, and idle
ness of exploitation.
Family Row Fatal
DENISON. June 7—Lay Nel
son. 17. of Denison, was shot and
killed last night at the home of
his father-in-law, John Stinson, in
the Dripping Springs community
northeast of here where he had gone
to visit his estrange^ wife. A quar
rel with a relative was said to have
preceded the shooting.
Hls*» however, has not made up his
mind whether he will accept.
Meanwhile, a number of demo
crats who were active in attempt*
to reorganize the party, were plan
ning to attend the meeting here
tonight of the Good Government
League. If their decision to remain
out of the party is not changed,
estimates have placed the additional
i voting strength of the Good Govern
ment leaguers as high as 2000.
Resignations Announced
W. B. Spell, or McAllen, acting
secretary, was the first to announce
he would resign from the new exec
utive committee. Others who fol
lowed suit were Earnest Calhoun,
Pharr; D. F. Strikland, Mission;
Sid Hardin. Mission; and C. H.
Swallow, McAllen. The text of their
statement of resignation follows:
“To the chairman of the Demo
cratic executive committee of Hi
dalgo county:
“The principles for which we are
contending have been betrayed. No
useful purpose can be subserved by
any future efforts to co-operate
the official democratic organization
in Hidalgo county until such time
! as the people can take charge of
i the party and eliminate every ves
| tige of the Baker political machine, r
: We hereby submit our resignaUons.,< N
Meet Today
The executive committee will meet
this afternoon at the o'clock at Ed
inburg and there is a possibility
that a truce can be worked out. At
this meeting, Bloodworth will for
mally tender his resignation. His
statement follows:
TO THE DEMOCRATS OP HIDAL
GO COUNTY
“Your Executive committee, at lta
meeting Friday, did me the honor
to elect me chairman of the com
mittee. Since this meeting took
place, the president of my company
advises me that business is very like
ly to take me out of the county dur
ing the progress of the campaign,
thereby keeping me from devoting
my fullest effort* to Democratic
success.
“With this in view, I deem it best
to decline this great honor, and my
recommendation to the committee
shall be that Judge V. A. Ramsower
of McAllen, be elected your chair
man.
“Judge Ramsower Is a prominent
member of the Hidalgo County bar
and a worthy man to be your lead
er. It was he I appointed chairman
of the advisory committee at the
meeting Friday afternoon. I have
called a meeting of the executive
committee for Saturday afternoon
at 2 o'clock at, the court house ta
consider the matter.
“Committee members from sever
al precincts which had not pre
viously qualified were in attendance
at the meeting and seated by order
of the committee. I trust that one
or two remaining precincts which
were not represented will have their
i committeemen present Saturday,
j “Reorganization of the Demorat
i ic party along the highest lice* has
i been my uppermost thought for the
last two weeks, and again, I say, I
appreciate the honor but must de
I cline. My wish for the man whom
I you elect chairman and the entire
| committee is that the greatest suc
! cess shall crown your efforts."
Plane Crash Fatal
WICHITA FALLS, June 7.—
Cratus Douthitt, 22. of Henrietta,
Tex, and Warren Fannin. 24. Ash
land. Ky.. were fatally injured yes
terday when their two-seater bi
plane crashed on a highway along
side the municipal golf course
here. Douthitt was dead when
golfers reached him and Fannin
died last night in a hospital.
I WEATHER
i..—""T--nr
For Brownsville and the Valley:
Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday.
Light to moderate variable winds
on the west coast, becoming easterly
to southerly.
For East Texas: Generally fair
tonight; somewhat warmer in In
terior; Sunday partly cloudy and
warmer. Light to moderate winds
| on the coast becoming easterly to
southerly.
RIVER FORECAST
The river will continue to fall
slowly from Mission down during the
next 24 to 48 hours. At and above
Rio Grande City the river will pro
bably remain nearly stationary.
riood msent «-tu. a-Bi.
Stag# Stags Cbn* Ram
Eagle Pass 18 1.8 0.0 jOO
j Laredo 27 -1.8 0.0 .00
Rio Grande 21 6 4 +0.1 M
Mission 22 7.5 -0.2 .00
San Benito 23 13 3 -0.7 3.17
Brownsville 18 9.4 -1.1 .00
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TIDE TABLE
High and low tide at Point Isabel
tomorrow under normal meteorol
ogical conditons:
High.3:29 a. m.
Low.7:50 p. m.
MISCELLANEOUS DATA
Sunset today . 7:20^
1 Sunrise tomorrow . 6:37

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