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For Brownsville ani the Valley:
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them are good and some of them
are not so good.
Let's talk Just a wee bit about
some of the not so good ones.
Then, if we have space left, about
aome of the good ones, of which
there are plenty.
• • •
HONESTLY, WE. "view with
alarm” this tendency of our city
commissions In the Valley to erect
a protective tariff wall around their
Other night Harlingen city com
mission orders that all milk sold In
Harlingen must be pasteurized with
in the confines of commissioners
precinct no 4.
Intent of the order Is obvious.
Meant to throw business to Har
lingen concerns.
PjT'iaps to bring additional in
diufmes to Harlingen.
Slidable purpose.
And the result?
Next day agitation is started In
Brownsville for a similar ordinance
One which would provide that a’l
foodstuffs such as milk and bakery
products sold in rownsville must
be prepared for the market in
It’s dangerous doctrine.
Leading away from that true ideal
of Valley oneness for which we are
striving, fall short of the mark
though we may.
Not a Valley community that is
sufficient to itself alone.
Trade at home?
Most assuredly you snd I should
trade at home.
And where is home?
Can we of Brownsville, business
and professional men. live and prof
it on the business we derive from re
sidents of Brownsville alone?
Can the business and professional
men of Harlingen get by on what
the residents of Harlingen alone
spend with them?
Folks, it Just can't be done.
Least of all can It be done by
* These times of depression call for
cool and collected thinking.
/#;:py do not call for hasty legisla
? hich will array the sentiment
ft The residents of one Valley city
against the residents of another.
NOW IS THE 'time for residents
of every Valley city from Rio Grande
City to Brownsville to Raymondvllle
to get their heads together.
And to resolve that by neither
thought nor action will anyone or
any organization in any one com
munity do anything which would
even hint at injuring any interest
in any other community.
It must be done, and we are so
confident of our Valley we believe it
will be done.
If seventeen years residence in the
Valley have taught us any one
thing, they have taught us this:
That friendship and community
Interest is not bounded by the artifi
cial confines of any political entity.
• • •
LET’S ALL GET out and hustle
for business.
Not a man in business in this
Valley today who needs the help of
city ordinances to get that business.
And not a man in business in this
Valley today who will not be hurt
more by city ordinances such as
tAoie we have been discussing than
\ ::l be benefited.
Plenty of Brownsville people buy
plenty things in Harlingen.
Plenty Harlingen people buy plenty
things in Brownsville.
It’s one of those 50-50 propositions.
And applies not only to Harlingen
and Brownsville but to every other
Valley community
H i ’en and Browmsville have
bet;, ti as the example of the
parUctn*. case in point.
Just as easy could we have pick
ed almost any other two Valley
• • •
are sticking to It.
Shower down! We expect you to.
Dempsey Divorce
Suit Trial Set
RENO, Nev., Sept. 18. (<Pi—The
Dempsey divorce cas,? has been set
for trial Monday at 11:30 a. m. and
the former heavyweight champion
will take the decree by default.
Estelle Taylor, Dempseys wife,
/ailed to answer his divorce com
■falnt within the thirty days al
lowed bv Nevada law so this morn
ing his attorney, Robert E. Burns,
moved that Dempsey be granted a
default decree on Mo.idav.
Graf Takes Off
FRIEDR.CHb*iAi . Germany,
6ept. It. (iP*—The Graf Zeppelin.
Levi3tha:i of the trans-Atlantic
airways, left early today for Per
nambuco on her second •'''■ -stop
cruise to South America within
three weeks.
She took off at 1:15 a. m. (6:15
p. m.. central standard time,
Thursdav) and was sighted over
Lyons. France, about four hours
later, heading for Samte Marie de
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Picking Begins At La
Feria; San Benito
Fruit Ready
(By Staff Correspondent)
SAN BENITO. Sept. 18.—First
shipment of Valley grapefruit this
season probably will be made Mon
day from the Lovett and Kirk 50
acre orchard at La Feria where
picking got under way this morn
Two Valley orchards passed all
early shipping requirements this
morning, the G. E. Lovett orchard
at San Benito, containing 150 trees,
and the orchard at La Feria. Nine
ty-six size fruit passed at San Ben
ito and 126's at La Feria.
W. A. Canon, head of the state
market division, said at Harlingen
this morning that Valley shipments
would be slight until the latter part
of next week. Several calls have
been made for tests, Canon said,
but strict interpretation of shipping
requirements is made.
Canon said that Valley fruit
steadily Is approaching the matur
ity stage.
Valley Woman Is
Hit By Lightning'
(Soecial to the Herald)
PHARR. Sept. 18— Mrs. Elige
Chastain., resident of the Valley
View district, about six miles south!
of Pharr, was knocked unconscious |
by lightning Monday afternoon and
it took more than an hour to revive
her from the shock. Mrs. Chastain
was hanging clothes on a clothes
line when lightning struck the wire
and wag conducted u> her. Other
members of the family standing
nearby received a slight shock but
was not serious.
State Legion Corps
Leaves For Detroit
PORT ARTHUR. Sept. 18. <&>
—The state champion Port Arthur
Drum and Bugle corps, represent
ing the Department of Texas
American Legion, will leave tonight
for Detroit for the national legion
convention. The corps is comprised
of 37 members. In Detroit, * the
corps will be joined by Brownwood’s
“Old Gray Mare” band which will
be used in connection with compet
i itive drills during the invention.
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Importation Of
Negroes Protested
AMARILLO, Sept. 18—f/Pv— Pro
test against importation of negroes
to the Texas Panhandle for work
on state highway projects was
lodged with Governor Ross S.
Sterling yesterday by Gene Howe,
editor of the Amarillo News-Globe.
‘‘Negroes imported from south
Texas to work on state highways
had better be sent home," Howe
cautioned in his message.
Thompson Rites
<Bv Staff Correspondent)
SAN BENITO. Sept. 18— Mrs. W.
P. Thomp^rn. Valley resident for
the past 20 yes -s, died here at 2:15
a m todpy.
She is survived by her husband;
W. H. Wesley of San Benito, a
nephew; William Wesley of Penn
sylvania, a nephew; Mrs. Mazie
Brunner of Pennsylvania, a nelce;
Mrs. Mabel Glassgow of Pennsyl
vania. an adopted daughter; and
Mrs. M. A. Wesley of Pennsylvania,
a sister.
Mrs. Thompson was born in
Pennsylvania in 1857 and moved
from there to the Valley.
• Services will be held at 2 o’clock
| Sunday afternoon from Thompson
chapel, the Rev. Hugh Robertson
Interment will be made at Mont
Meta memorial park.
Civil Court to Open
Faced by a heavy new docket,
Judge A. M. Kent of the civil dis
trict court will open rn eight-week
term here Monday morning.
The appearance docket is sched
uled to be called Tuesday.
Piling of civil suits has been
unusually heavy for the past sev
eral months, according to word in
the office of J. J. Bishop, district
Woman Burned
(Special to The Herald*
PHARR. Sept. 18— Mrs. M. H
Lowrie who lives near Pharr, was
burned about the fcce and arms
and other exposed parts of the
body when gasoline, with which she
was working, exploded. Mr. Lowrie
came to his wife’s rescue and
managed to nut the fire out. ’Dam
age was also don* to the house,
according to Mr. Lowrie
Those wistful eyes are probably two of the reasons why lorely Birgit
Hengroth has been elevated to stardom in the Swedish motion pic
tures. She’ll have her first leading role in a new picture soon to be
produced at Rasunda, which is known as • Sweden’s Hollywood.** And
maybe she’ll come to America, bye and bye.
County Officials May
Appear In Court
First steps toward settlement of
the financial differences of Cam
eron county and county officials, as
reported by County Auditor H. M.
Skelton, Sr., before the commis
sioners' court Thursday, will likely
be taken next Thursday, it has
been indicated.
Skelton reported that three pres
ent office holders and three for
mer officers have funds In their
possession which can be claimed by
the county. The auditor asked that
"steps be taken to claim” this
The commissioners’ court passed
an order authorizing the auditor to
take such steps as he deemed nec
Indications are that each of
these officers will be called before
the commissioners in executive ses
sion Thursday and an attempt at
settlements will be made. If satis
factory arrangements are not made
suits will likely be filed. In some
instances the officers may sue the
county and in others the county
may sue the officers.
Epperson Contract
Suits Forbidden
(Special to The Herald)
EDINBURG. Sept. 18.—A writ of
prohibition forbidding plaintiffs in
the much disputed Epperson tax
collection suits to take further
court action prior to the hearing
of the case Sept. 30 before the
fourth court of civil appeals In
San Antonio has been issued by the
court, it was learned here Thurs
day afternoon.
The writ issued by the court of
civil appeals Thursday, is a legal
step rarely taken and issued by
courts only when it is felt that the
authority of the court has been
Plaintiffs affected by the writ
include the state of Texas. Hidalgo
county and various individuals who
have filed suits In the attempt to
prevent J. C. Epperson from col
lecting money claimed by him due
from the collection of delinquent
taxes under a contract signed by a
former commissioners’ court.
. .
Cattle Theft Charged
ARCHER CITY. Sept. 18-h/P)—
Cattle theft charges were filed
here today against two men who
gave their names as "Little” Henry
Cagle and "Big” Henry Cagle. They
were alleged to have stolen and
transported cattle bv truck to Wis?
Edcouch Bank Closes
(Special to The Herald.)
EDCOUCH. Sept. 18—The Delta
State bank fai>d to open its door*
this mominr Accounts were turn
ed over to state banking commis
i sioners. it was announced here.
rT’ry't-t t t'V't + v '
Valley Students
Send your son or daughter
The Brownsville Herald while
they are away in school this
year. Just like a letter from
home each day. Phone No. 12
and let The Circulation De
partment arrange the rest.
Negligent Homicide Is
Charged In Death Of
Abel Villareal
Negligent homicide charges were
filed against Renaldo Gutierrez.
Primera, and Ramon Correa. Har
lingen. in the county court at law
Friday in connection with a traffic
accident near Combes Sept. 6 which
resulted fatally for Abel Villarreal.
Both defendants made statements
at a preliminary rearing before Jus
tice of the Peace Will G Fields of
According to statements. Gutier
rez drove onto Highway 96 off the
Santa Rosa-Briggs Coleman road
without respecting a stop signal.
His car and another driven by
Correa collided at the crossing.
Villarreal was a nassenger in the
l Correa car He died as the result of
injuries received in the accident.
Charges of aggravated assault
were filed against Border Patrol
men B. P. McClung and W R Brady
! !n the county court at law Friday
also. The criminal district grand
jury returned the charges and filed
them with the lower court. The of
ficers are alleged to have beaten
Maximiliano Cano. Mercedes, follow
ing a traffic accident on the Arroyo
Colorado bridge.
Salary Limit Bill
Draws Responses
Renewed evidences of support for
the fee bill introduced by Rep
resentative Milton West to limit
; salaries of county officials of Cam
| eron and Hidalgo coui.tles to a
! majumum of $6.0000 were being
: seen today in Cameron county
while opposition to the measure
developed among Hidalgo county
No expression of opinion regard
ing the bill has been made for
publication by Cameron county
Several telegrams of support for
; the measure were sent to West
Thursday and additional measures
were prepared for transmission
Judge Oscar Dancy, who first
proposed a bill limiting the salar
ies of those concerned to $5,500
stated his support of the West
measure, although reiterating his
' oninion that $5,500 was sufficient.
However. Dancy agreed to support
the West measure, s- !ng that the
-•‘presentative was on the ground
in Austin and was undoubtedly in
a better position to determine what
sort of a measure could be passed.
Brownsville Citiz e n s
Ask Investigation
Of Shipping
An ordinance requiring all food
products such as bakery products
and milk, sold in Brownsville must
be manufactured, treated, or pro
duced in the city of Brownsville or
in the Brownsville commissioners'
precinct, will be suggested to the
city commission soon, It was indi
cated here today.
Requests Received
Chamber of commerce officials
said there have been several re
quests from Brownsville people that
the matter be investigated, and the
chamber is now conferring with
persons who will be interested, and
will cooperate in whatev-r is con
sidered best. It was said.
•‘Investigation so far shows that
Brownsville has strict regulations
for inspection of bakeries, meat
markets and dairies, and that this
inspection service is paid for by
fees from the man whose place is
inspected,” chamber of commerce
officials said.
Osods Shipped In
“In the face of this expensive
work to protect the health of
Brownsville people we are inform
ed that food products are k ight
into Brownsville from other places
where the inspection may be en
tirely different from that In
Agitation was reported today for
an ordinance which would resK-ict
food products of this character sold
in Brownsville to those manufac
tured or treated in the city, or to
products shipped in under federal
inspection, such as packing house
The city commission is expected
to be asked at its next meeting to
make an investigation.
Hidalgo's Audit
Hearing Postponed
EDINBURG. Sept. 18.—Considera
tion of auditors’ report on the fin
ancial condition of Hidalgo county
has been deferred by the county
commissioners’ court until Friday
afternoon. The court was unable to
hold its anticipated session Friday
No figures or conclusions of the
report have been made public or
will be made public until the report
is considered by the court, accord
ing to E. C- Couch, county Judge.
3 Die In Crash
QUINTER. Kas.. Sent. 18—A
cabin monoplane carried three men
to their deaths here yesterday as
it went into a nose dive and crash
ed at the county fairgrounds. The i
plane, which had been carrying
passengers as an attraction at the
Gove county fair, was piloted by
Joe Sholtz. a licensed aviator. He
was killed instantly as were his two
passengers. Leo Ftihey. Quinter and
Floyd Norton. Spruce. Mo.
Mothers Get Home
The American War mothers have
purchased a 20-room house of
brown stone, one of the sturdy old
dwelling in the Dupont circle sec- i
, tkm here, as national headquar
As a transient home for mothers
of veterans, as well as for office
rooms, the building was acquired.
Dry Law Opposed
ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.. Sept. 18.
—The American Bar association
today again went on record against
the anti-trust laws, reaffirmed Its
position urging participation in the
world court by the United States,
and advocated federal legislation
authorizing the regulation of pas
senger motor vehicles in interstate
Store Looted
AUSTIN, C.pt. 18. (A*)—Prying
• open a rear door of the Josephs
| Man's shop at 109 Easi Sixth street,
j burglars last night made off with
i men's suits and other merchandise
j worth approximated $2,500.

Alvarez Sentenced
(Special to The Herald»
Ellgio Alvarez, tried for attempted
murder of his former sweetheart,
was sentenced to two years in the!
penitentiary. The Jury was out 15
Indictments Sought
NEW YORK, Sept. 18—fAV-D.s
trict Attorney Alexander G Blue
of Suffolk county. Is to refer th?
killing of Benjamin P. Collings b»
yacht pirates to a grand Jury in
■ hope of obtaining indictments
I against the slayers.
Slow Cotton Action
Seen in Legislature
AUSTIN, Sept. 18. —Little chance remained today
that the Texas legislature would present its final solution
of the cotton crisis to Gov. Ross S. Sterling before early
next week.
The cotton prohibition plan of Gov. Huey Long of
Criminal DUtrict Court
Adjourns, Murder Trial
Leads Docket

After three weeks of action the i
criminal district court has ad
journed to Monday when 20 cases
are docketed for trial.
At the head of the docket are
murder charges against Santiago
and Guillermo Cruz. Manuel Vas
quez is slated for trial on charges
of assault with intent to murder.
Lorenzo Cantu is charge in two
cases with failure to stop and
render aid following a traffic ac
Four caws alleging embezzlement
agauv, r. h. Hargraves are on call
Monday. Defendants In liquor cases
include Llbrada Sosa. Eusebio Per
tez. Juan Gonzalez and Refugio
Gonzalez. Burglary indictments
again;: W W. Sheffield and Jack
Aldridge are to be called Monday
Other cases due to be heard dur
ing the coining week are: John F
Patterson, swindling: Eliodoro Leal,
statutory offense; Andres Garza,
statutory offense; A. Guerra, swin
dling (two cases*; Epimenio Gar
cia. wife desertion; Harold Penney
and Dave Vincent, theft; Harold
Penney, receiving and concealing
stolen property.
many ui uicsc c«^5 cApcvica
to be tried before a Jury. During
the first three weeks of court only
one Jury was used. All other cases
Involved divorces or pleas of guilty
in cases in which capital punish
ment could not be given.
The grand Jury will get back in
to operation Oct. 5.
Pupils Vaccinated
At a health clinic held Thursday
morning at El Jardin school, under
direction of Dr. W. E. Spivey, head
of Cameron County Health Unit,
and Miss Lucy Williamson. 47
pupils were vaccinated, 23 took the
diptheria toxin and 12 the reac
tion test. All schools in the county
will be visited by Dr. Spivey and
Miss Williamson.

Brothers Indicted
—Jeff and Jim Harkev. brothers.!
were indicted here last night on
charges of assault with intent to
murder in connection with a shoot
ing in which William Wiley, 26.
was missed by several bullets.
Jury Probes Crime
AMARILLO, Sept. 18—UP)—Five 1
robberies and a burglary in a 48
hour period last night prompted
Judge Henry s. Bishop of the
Potter county criminal district to
issue a call for the grand jury to
reconvene today.
Couple Released
AMARILLO, Sept. 18—<Tv—John
nie o. Vines and his wife. Dovie
Vines, arrested recently at Plain
view on charges of possessing and
distributing counterfeit $10 bills,
were released from iail here today
after each had posted $1,500 bond.
Wire Flashes
PROVIDENCE. R I.. Sept. 18 (JP)
—Gene Sarazen. twice a P. G. A.
champion and runner-up last year,
today was three down to young Tom
Creavy of Albany, N. Y.. w'hen they
finished the first half of their 36
hole semi-final match in the cham
pionship play at Wannamoisett.
Creavy carded a par 70 and Sara
zen had a 74 after he halved the
18th with a par four.
NEW YORK. Sept. 18——
Only thirteen two-year-olds
were named today to start in
the $123,000 futurity — the
world'* richest race—at Bel
mont Park tomorrow. Mrs.
Louise O. Kaufman's Tick On
winner of the hopeful, will
carry the top weight of 130
pounds, with C. V. Whitney's
Top Flight, the pre-race fav
orite, packing three pounds
AUSTIN. Sept 18 Miss :
becca Harlan, frmerly of Stamford,
will be married to Rep. Frank Pat
erson, Jr., of Fort Worth in he
chamber of the house of representa-.
lives late today, friends of the coupte ]
revealed. I
Louisiana had definitely faded from
tie legislative picture and the sen- i
it« and house were deadlocked be
tween two acreage reduction pro
In the house the Olsen bill was
adopted under suspension of rules,
9662. yesterday. The bill a* pass
ed would limit cotton acreage in
1932 and 1933 to one-third the cul
tivated area.
The senate completed the rout of
the Long plan by defeating the
cotton holiday idea, 21-9 yesterday.
No vote had been taken on the
AUSTIN, Sept. 1*. (A5)—The
Texas senate today finally pass
ed a bill to limit cotton plant
ings next year to one-fourth the
land In cultivation this year.
The vote was 19 to S, with one
senate coalition bill though the
ballot on the amendment, calling
for limitation of cotton acreage to
one-fourth of the cultivated area,
was regarded as a reliable test of
strength between the two factions
of reductionists. The one-fourth
amendment was adopted Wednes
day, 15-12.
Long Washes Hands
If the senate adopts the one
fourth plan as the test vote Indi
cated coundyees the two bodies
will have to work out an agreeable
compromise plan in free confer
In Louisiana Oov. Long declared
himself definitely removed from thg
cotton situation and said he would
not call a special session of the
legislature to consider acreage re
duction. He characterized it r.s un
constitutional and unenforce: ble.
On the heels of passage of the
Olsen bill the house adopted five
concurrent resolutions relative to
the cotton emergency.
The resolutions were:
Pledging members of the legisla
ture to petition the governor to
call another special session to re
peal the acreage reduction bill in
event the states producing three
fourths of the ootton failed to pass
laws calling for similar or greater
reductions by January 20. 1932.
Asking Pres. Hoover to call an in
ternational c* 'crencc to discuss
the cotton problem.
Urging the federal farm board to
purchase all the cotton h 11 by the
American Cotton Co-operative as
sociation to be placed t- the ac
count of the cotton stabilization
corporation, and to withhold Its
holdings from the market until
January 1, 1934. The farm board
holdings then would be placed on
the market In quarterly install
ments of 250,000 bales.
Appeal to Hoover
Requesting Pres. Hoover to take
s.eps immediately to extend credit
in the amount of $1,000,000,000 to
foreign nations at low rates of In
terest to be used in the purchase of
American agricultural products.
Asking newspapers to aid In the
campaign for in reased use of cot
ton and urging the general public
to purchase more cotton products.
Indications that the Olsen bill
was satisfactory to Gov. Sterling
and would receive his signature if
placed before him came last night
when he said he believed it was a
good law. He indicated he would
not reconvene the legislature to re
peal the law if other cotton states
failed to fall In line.
With definite assurance that Tex
as would adopt an acreage reduc
tion measure, ranging fre one
fourth to one-third of the culti
vated crops, interest or the south
was shifting t<\ other state, where
acion on th. cotton program was
expected within the next few weeks.
The majority of the states have In
dicated they were r waiting final
action by Texas before considera
tion of the cotton marketing emer
Mercedes Schools
Report Increase
< Special to The eraldi
MERCEDES. Sept. 18—A check
up of the registration for the first
day of the Mercedes schools, whicn
opened Monday is as follows:
Senior high, 157: junior high. 210;
south side grammar. 430; north ward
411, and Heldelburg. 40, making a
total of 1248.
This is an increase of 185 more
than registered the first day last
Hearing Postponed
HOUSTON. Sept. 1C. <*»>—The
preliminary hearing for Walter
Shanks of Dallas, charged with
murder In the gang slaying of Mr.
and Mrs. Chester A. Jones in their
swank apartment on August 31, has
been postponed until Friday, Sep
tember 25.
Texan, Gun Hand Hit,
Changes Pistol And
Continues Battle
ATLANTA. Sept. |8—<44— Thre«
men were shot to death and a
fourth probably fatally wounded
near here last night by J. H Boyd,
50 year old Louisiana gasohna
station operator, who iid they
lured him from his station and
kidnaped him.
Three Killed
The dead men were identified
as Hardy Luce, 45. Bill Pish. 38,
Boyds step-son, ind Early Sulli
van, 28 Bill Sullivan, brother of
Early Sullivan, and brother-m-aw
to Fish, was not expected o live.
One pistol bullet struck Boyd
in his right arm. shattering tho
bone. Another hit him in his cheat.
Boyd said two of the men came
to his station 13 miles from At
lanta and told him an automobile
in which they were riding develop
ed trouble and asked him to get
his machine and tow them in.
When he drove up behind the
machine one of the group forced
him at the point of a shotgun to
enter their automobile.
Liberated Arm
Boyd stated he was driven into
Louisiana and back Into Texas. Ho
was struck over the head. A
struggle was precipitated when
they sought to place a sack over
his head. He liberated an arm and
opened fire with his pistol. Two
of the four slumped on the scat. A
bullet tore into his right arm.
disabling it. He shifted the pistol,
he said, into his left hand and
fired two more shots. Boyd fired
bu. four shot* during the ex
The Sullivan brother* lived near
Vivian, La. Luce op ated a gaso
line station Just over the Louisiana
line in Texas Both Boyd and fish
operated stations in Louisiana.
Boyd was expected o recover. Ha
was carried to a Texarkana hos
City Secretaries
Hear Rate Report
(Special to The Herald)
WESLACO. Sept. 18—Members of
the Valley League of Municipalities
will hold their regular meeting in
Donna Sept. 21 at 7.30 p. m.
This organization, composed of
officials of the majority of cities in
the Valley ha* accomplished man/
important measures this year. A
utility rat« committee appointed by
Pres. Abney, has worked on informa
tion regarding excessive rates, and
the committee is expected to re
port to the organization at this
Harr* Ratliff, secretary of the or
ganization. states that he ha* re
ceived replies from most of the mem
bers that they will be present at
this meeting.
Donna Students
Begin Band Work
DONNA. Sept. 18.- More than a
hundred students are receiving in
struction on band and orchestra in
strument* under the direction of
Tom Moore, band director of Donna
public schools.
Forty members comprise the first
high school band, wnile the high
school reserve group contaum 50
rapidly advancing musicians. Nearly
50 Junior high school student* re
ceive musical instruction.
Band work has 'jeon done in
Donna public schools lor more than
10 years
Tom Moore and his band appear
at all football games, do a great
deal of broadcasting, and wl soon
open a series of public concerts.
Valley Teachers
Write Nature Book
< Bv Staff Correspondent)
SAN BENITO Sept. 18 —One of
the practical teaching contribu
tion* made by San Benito teach
er* is a work book on nature study
suitable to the Valley compiled by
Mrs. Rosweil Bohner and Mias
Margaret Sloan.
All of the common birds, flowers
and trees have been re iced to
illustration and a short *tory about
each worked out for t child to
look up questions raised, color the
subject studied and complete
statements about the character
istics of the plant or bird This m
intended for use in the first grade.
I Brownsville Man
Faces Charges
i Charges of disturbing the peace
were to be filed in the city corpor
ation court "riday afternoon as an
outgrowth of the disturbance at
Twelfth and Market Square Thurs
day night.
The case was to be tried Friday
afternoon before Judge A. A.
The defendant was lodged in jail

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