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or Pernambuco, that a rebel army
was advancing down the coast and
had over-run the state of Alagoas,
the government designated General
Stanta Cruz as head of all loyal
troops In Bahia, between Rio de
Janeiro and Pernambuco with or
ders to conduct an offensive against
the northern states from there.
The insurgent army, it is under
stood here, is headed by General
Captain Juarez Tabora, and con
tains contingents from all three
states, including those troops vic
torious in the week-end battle
* ’lich wrested Pernambucho from
hands of the garrison there. Esta
cion Coimbre, deposed president of
the province, is expected to arrive
in Bahia shortly aboard the liner
P. itect Food
Acting to preserve its food sup
ply. government forces have con
tinued an advance into the state
of Minas Geraes, whence most of
the capital's food supply comes.
The mountainous character of the
country and the necessity of re
pairing burned bridges and de
stroyed track are slowing up prog
ress of the administration troops.
A decree was promulgated today
regulating the foodstuffs trade in
the city and establishing maxi
mum prices. Infractions of the law
will be punishable with fines up
to $5,000. T e decree also pro
il»«g that rice, butter, frozen
meat, Jerked beef, lard, potatoes,
peas, condensed milk, maize and
fodder shall enter Brazilian ports
duty free during the next two
Virgril Lott Quits
ROMA. Oct. 8—V. N. Lott, man- I
•ger for the Starr County Bridge
Co., at this port and one of the
builders of the Roma bridge, has
resigned and will be connected with
the Pate and Piper Interests at Hi
dalgo on publicity work. C. W. Pitts. |
well knowm in the Valley and for
merly a resident of Mercedes, will
have charge of the Roma bridge.
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'Special to The Herald.)
ROMA, Oct. 8—This town is about
to have a perfect water system.
Work on a new* settling basin is
under way and when completed the
patrons of the water company will
have water as clear as any In the
Valley, according to Ernesto Ram
irez. manager of the new plant.
Starting . . .
A# the enchanting, seduc
Use, brlght-eved widow
wno turns "mourning •
Into night with bright
An All-Talking Comedy
of bright lights and Paris
MAR OVER ITE
nru Tuesdav— I
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I Heaven’s Gift
plays a con
I )>ot In a
riotous ro- (
“Way Out West”
All-Talking Comedy Romance
CLIFF EDWARDS <
POLLY MORAN I
—■ And- y
On the Same Profrram
“FLYING FE E T -
Kntite Rochne Football Scenes
Ch*REArL*’* PARAMOUNT c
McCOY” ROUND NEWS s
l ast Times a
CHARLES FARRELL b
GIRL SCOUTS PAY TRIBUTE j
Girl Scouts of the nation paid their tribute to Mrs. Herbert Hoover j
at Indianapolis when they presented her with a bouquet of flowers I
during their annual conclave. In the picture Mrs. Hoover is shown re- j
ceiving the flowers from Frances Stalker of Indianapolis troop 22.
I SEEKS JUNIOR FLYING RECORD
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Associated Press Photo
Robert Buck, 16-year-old Elizabeth, N. J., aviator, who started from
Westfield, N. J,, on an attempt to better the junior trans-continental
record, is pictured at Columbus, Ohio, after he had completed the first
lap of his flight. -
NEW YORK COTTON
NEW YORK. Oct. 9—.T—Cotton
opened steady at an advance of 7
lo 12 points on buying which ap
peared to be influenced by the
standard cloth statistics for Sep
tember, relatively steady Liverpool
rabies and the possibility that con
structive developments might prow
)ut of the meeting of the Cotton
trade called for on Monday in New
Drleans to discuss measures for
stablizing the market.
There was very little southern
selling but the advance met some
•ealizing around 10.44 for the new
December and 10.74 for March. This
checked the upturn Uut prices held
steady and within a point or two
>f the best at the end of the first
talf hour. The standard statistics
or September showed a decrease of
.1.4 per cent in stocks of cotton
srders on hand and an increase
>f 26.1 per cent in unfilled orders.
CHICAGO. Oct. 9—OPj— Grain
alues underwent sudden setbacks
rom an early advance today, but
oon steadied. The downturns fol
owed announcement that incident
0 stock market weakness United
hates Steel shares had dropped to
lew low record quotations for the
Opening l-8c off to 7-8c up. Chi
ago wheat future deliveries fluc
uated afterward at around yes.er- i
ay's finish. Corn started un- |
hanged to l-2c higher, reacted
harply, and then recovered.
NEW ORLEANS COTTON
NEW ORLEANS. Oct. 9—<.$*>—
tot tor. opened somewhat firmer in
empathy with better Liverpool
ables and because of a bullish view
f the September textile statistics
rhich showed sales sixty percent
1 excess of current production.
Irst trades showed gains of 9 to
The market continued to improve
fter the start, the better feeling
ring helped by a conference on
otton prices to be held here Mon
December traded up to 10 45 and
anuary to 10.53, or 12 to 3.63. yes
•rdpy s close. Toward the end of
rhe first hour prices eased off 3 to
7 points from the top on realizing
Out the undertone continued steady.
Within another fifteen genera
tions. a noted scientist predicts,
the principal coal deposits of the
world will be gone.
Last Times Today
“All Quiet on
WITH ALL STAR CAST
“I’m Forever Blowing
-»n .11 —,—.„mmmm——
Friday and Saturday
“The Last of the
City Briefs j
Free Instruction tor ladies each
Thursday, two oclock. Campbell’s
Bowling Alley. adv. tl.
Dickey's Old Reliable Eye Water
relives sun and wind burned eyes.
Just Arrived—Choice shipment of
California asters; Mexico City car
nations, mums, sweet Teas and
statice; and Valley roses. Taylor &
Reideman, Florists. 439 Tenth St.
Phone 1472. Adv. 10.
Just received an excellent stock
of new things in Mexican pottery.
The Basket Place. Matamoros.
Back to Work.—Mrs. A. V. Smith,
assistant secretary of the chamber
of commerce, returned to work
Wednesday afternoon following an
illness of several days.
Von Allmen Returns. — Johnny
Von Allmcn, Brownsville, returned
here Monday from Chicago, where
he has been for the past three
weeks. While theie. Mr. Von All
men said that he saw Robert Lack
ner, son of a local Jeweler, who is
going to school in Chicago.
(Special to The Herald.)
H..RLINGEN, Oct. 9.—In a letter
addressed to the local chamber of
cun' terce, Antonio L. Rodriguez of
the Monterrey chamber, expresses
the hope that larlingen will send
a good will train to the Mexican
city a did Brownsville recently.
.*?!in T. Floore of the local cham
ber made the trip with the Browns
Port Isabel Road
Open to Bayshore
The Port Isabel highway is now
open to the bay shore with only
about 4 1-2 mtles more to go to
reach the gulf city. The detour
over this 4 1-2 miles is said to be
ill good condition.
The best way for Brownsville
people to reach Port Isabel is to use
the Los Fresnos highway and the
Week in Schools
Fire prevention week is being ob
served In the Brownsville school
system, with talks b& Capt. W. C.
Walker, of the fire department be
Every child in the system win
have an opportunity to hear talks
by Capt. Walker, who is making
visits to each building during the
week. On Wednesday he spoke at
the West Browns vi l1* and First
Ward schools: on Thursday he vis
ited the junior high, high and
grammar schools, and on Friday he
goes to Washington Park. East
Brownsville. Fourth Ward and Vic
toria Heights. This is the second
time he lias made the tour of the
The addresses tell the dangers of
fire, and the common causes, with
ways of prevention.
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
for Rawleigh Route of 390 consum
ers in Brownsville, San Benito and
Mercedes. Reliable hustler can
start earning $35 weekly and in
crease every- month. Write im
mediately. Rawleigh Co.. Dejt. TJI
60-S. Memphis. Tenn.
Relieves a Headache or Neuralgia in
30 minutes, checks a Cold the first
day, and checks Malaria In three
666 also in Tablets
Opening with Talk
ing Pictures Tonite
— and —
makes the best
bad man you've
ever seen. Re
member him in
‘ The Virgini
twice as good
in this one.
A First National &
Admission .... 35c - 10c
CATHOLIC PRELATES AT OMAHA
* * * - - A ssociated Frets Photo
Dignitaries of the Catholic church who attended the sixth national
Eucharistic congress at Omaha. Neb. Left to right: Bishop Joseph
F. Rummel of Omaha, Archbishop Pietro Fumasoni-Blondl, papal dele*
gate to the United States, and Bishop Joseph Schrembs of Cleveland.
Dittmann Theater To
Open Thursday Night
The Dittmann theater will open
Thursday night, fully equipped with
sound apparatus, it was announced
Wednesday by Edgar McDavitt,
The opening show will be Walter
Huston in “The Bad Man ', an
outstanding First National produc
tion. An excellent program has
been planned for the opening night.
Mr. McDavitt said today.
Sound equiment has been pur
chased from the General Talking
Picture Corp, and a DeForrest
Phonofilm sound and talking pro
jector device has been installed.
Following installation, the theater
has arranged to have the engineers
make a thorough test of the ap
paratus to assure the best sound
The initial offering has lots of
comedy, and W'alter Huston as the
bad man is a Robin Hood of Mex
ico. The show Is one of the latest
First National pictures, and has
been well received bv critics and
audiences over the nation.
The Dittmann has bought new
First National and Warner Bros,
productions for showing here. Mr.
Due to opening on Thursday, the
usual Friday family night will not
be held the first week, but starting
nexi, week, each Thursday and Fri
day will be family nights, with spe
cial rates offered.
The largest recorded attendance
at a major league baseball game
was on Sept. 9. 1928, when the Ya>>
kees and Athletics played a double
header at Yankee Stadium. The at
i tendance was 8o,265.
Affirmed by Cburt
The court of criminal appeals to
day affirmed the sentence of C. D.
Hacler. of Raymondviile, charged
with attempted criminal assault.
HagVr, who was tried at the Janu
ary term of court in Raymondviile.
w. ; sentenced to ten years in the
Benham Branch At
Brady Is Flooded
According to a telegram receiv
ed here Wednesday by S. A. Ben
ham. owner of the Benham shop in
Brownsville, the store owned by him
in Brady, Texas, was three feet
deep in water as a result of a flood
of the Brady river.
This is the first flood of any size
that has ever occurred in this river.
Mr. Benham said today. It was re
ported that the chamber of com
merce was 8 feet deep in water, and
that the Brady newspaper was also
8 feet deep in water
All streets are waist deep, and
boats are being used.
I Razing of Champion
Building Is Begun
Work on raring of Champion
building on Elizabeth street between
Eleventh and Twelfth, formerly oc
cupied by Dr. Lawrence Olmstead. i
The White Barber shop, and the
Texas theater, began Tuesday.
The building will be completely
torn down and a new structure
will be erected by W. T. Orant com
pany. The Grant firm operates a
string of chain stores over the
United 8tates. and upon completion
of their building here, will open In
Brownsville. A total expenditure of
$360,000 mill be invested by the con
cern in this city.
Former Kaiser Wilhelm of Gef*\*
many is 71 years old. He was born I
In 1859. *
The present annual consumption
of copper in the United States is
more than 16 pounds per person.
Last Times Today
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