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NAVY DAY TO '
BE OBSERVED OVERVALLEY Valley business r wUl be ask M to display nags Thursday in observance of Navy Day. The day also will observed by i social science classes of the Brownsville schools and other Val ley schools. Navy Day was first celebrated in 1922 and was sponsored by the Navy League of the United States, a volunteer association of individ uals who seek to place informa tion about the United States Navy before the citizens of the country. Since that time the official ap proval and cooperation of prac tically all patriotic and veterans associations have been offered in support of the observation of the day. The sponsors of Navy Day sought to establish at least one day m ttie year when the people will turn their thoughts in a special way to what the navy means to them, when special articles will be timely in the press, and when tribute can be paid to the past and present services of the navy to the Ameri can people. The day selected to hold the annual observance of Navy Day was October 27. This day was chosen for two reasons: The first is that October 27. 1775, members of the Continental Congress in troduced the first navy bill which called for some twelve sloops, brigs, etc. The second reason why Octo ber 27 was the day selected to celebrate Navy Day was because it was the anniversary of the birth of Theodore Roosevelt, who was born on October 27. 1858. in New York City. “It is fitting and proper that Roosevelt should be so hon- ■ ored, for Roosevelt more than any one man in the history of our country, adopted, preached and per sued an aggressive policy with respect to the building and main taining of a navy of strength adequate to our needs and position as a great world power. As a means to that end he continually strove to bring the Navy into closer con tact with the people from whom it sprung, by whom it was sup ported. and for whom It existed," th. league declares. Therefore, the 27 day of October is observed each year as Navy Day “with the hope that the people of this great nation will become bet ter acquainted with the traditions, ideals and purposes of their navy. As Interested parties in this great federal institution, and uoon whom its prooer maintenance very large ly depends, it is confidently believ ed that the more the people or the United States know about their “First Line of Defense." Its •traditions and paramount pur poses. the more likelv will It be maintained In a condition to meet an? national emergency that mav arise. Therefore, on this special day It is sincerely hoped that the American people will take full ad vantage of the opportunity offered to become better acquainted with the navy as it lx and to give thought to the honorable se-vices in the past." ( City Briefs j The DeMolay chapter of Browns ville will hold a regular meeting Wednesday evening at 8 o’clock In the Masonic Temple. All members • are urged to be present. Bov wanted in Edinburg to handle Valley Morning Star agen cy. Write The Valley Morning Star. Harlingen. Texas. i County Judge O. C. Dancy is in Austin in connection with closing the gaps in the Military highway between the Cameron county line and Mercedes. He is expected to return Thursday. • A Brownsville man was fined $10 and costs in Jus. of the Peace Geo. Krausses court Wednesday morn ing on charges of simple assault Two women were fined $1 and costs ‘Tuesday afternoon far disturbing the peace. P. M. O'Brien and sons of Tam pa. Florida are spending several days in the Valley. Here from Corpus Christi on business is A. P. Ross, who arrived in the city Tuesday. Charles F. McCluer is in Browns ville from Fort Worth for a brief visit. W. M. Hunter of Donaldson. Missouri is spending a few days in .the city. • Sail Antonio business visitors in clude R. G. Crevtcr, J. D Bunden. H. R. Burks and J. L. Swayze. C. D. McGregor is here for a few • days from Celeste. Ho arrived Tues day. a Mrs. I. R. Stahl and Mrs. Ruby Stahl of Woslaco are visiting in Brownsville. Andrew McCurdy of Mission spent Tuesday in the city. S. C. Adams is here from Dallas. | Mancias Rites Funeral services will be con ducted Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock for Miss Feliciana Mancias. 35, who died at her residence on 12 - 13 Monroe street. Tuesday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Reigious services will be in the Immaculate Concepcion church and Interment in city cemetery. Delta Funeral home is In charge. She is survived by two nephews. FISH LIVE IN MI D When certain rivers in South Africa dry up in summer, a curi ous kind of fish, called mudfish, makes Itself a little nest in the mud and waits for the river to fill with water again. Doctors have a much higher mortality rate than aithcr lawyers ir clergymen. I LOOKING TOWARD STARDOM a ■! ■ I I ..■■. ■ ■ —— mm i ■ ■ ■ .mi From a Brooklyn church club came two young women to Broadway a few years ago. One was named Ruby Stevens; the other Ruth Fal lows. Good movie fans will recall that Ruby Stevens became Barbara Stanwyck, and was grabbed up by Hollywood and starred. Meanwhile, Ruth Fallows (showrn above* was slowly climbing toward the top; went from the Follies to the legitimate stage; trouped in stock, and now g^*ts her first real Broadway break in "Rendezvous.” j WEATHER j For East Texas: Fair Wednes day night; colder in southeast portion; frost in interior; ns mg temperature in extreme northwest liortion; Thursday fair; warmer in north and west portions. Light to moderate northerly winds on the coast. RIVER FORECAST The river will stand or begin fall ing very slowly at Brownsville, continue to tail slowly at Mercedes and Hidalgo and probably also at Rio Grande City, and change very little at Laredo and Eagle Pass during the next 24 to 36 hours. Flood Present 2-i-kit i*-Hr. Stage Stage Chang Rain Eagle Pass 16 6 4 0.0 .00 Laredo 27 2.5 0.0 .00 Rio Grande 21 *10 0 *-0.5 no Hidalgo 22 15.0 -C* .1' Mercedes 20 15.0 -lu 00 Brownsville 18 17.8 0.0 03 •—Estimated. TIDE TABLE High and low tide at Pt. Isabel Thursday, under normal meteor ological conditions: High. 1:20 a. m : 2:06 p. m. Low . 7:35 a. m.; 8:10 p. m. MISCELLANEOUS DATA Sunset today . 5:53 Sunrise tomorrow . 6:36 WEATHER SUMMARY Barometric pressure was rather high practically throughout the western half of the country this morning, and relatively to moder ately low from Mississippi and Alabama northward to the Great Lakes. Moderate to heavy rains occurred over a large area of the cotton belt during the last 24 hours, and snow in the northwest ern states. It was considerably colder from Texas and Louisiana northward to the upper Great Lakes this morning, and warmer practically throughout the north west. BULLETIN (First figures, lowest tempera ture last night; second, highest yesterday; third. .• ind v oelty ft! 3 a. m.; fourth, precipitation in (he last 24 hours Abilene . 36 48 .. .02 Amarillo . 34 52 .. .00 Itiantft . 64 76 12 .00 Austin . 42 74 10 .00 Boston . 48 56 .. .00 BROWNSVILLE ... 52 84 15 .03 B’ville Airport .... 52 86 16 .00 Calgary . 28 50 .. .00 Chief go . 40 60 .. .84 Cleveland . 62 76 22 .00 Corpus Christi .... 50 84 12 .30 Dallas . 40 54 .. .10 Del Rio . 40 60 .. .00 Denver . 3? 44 .. .00 Dodge City . 30 50 12 .00 El Paso . 36 56 .. .00 Fort Smith . 36 54 .. .00 Helena . 38 48 .. .00 Houston . 44 84 12 .01 Huron . 34 52 14 .00 Jacksonville . 70 80 .. .10 Kansas City . 34 42 18 .24 Los Angeles . 64 76 .. .00 Louisville . 54 76 18 .00 Memphis . 46 78 10 .94 Miami . 78 85 12 .00 New Orleans . 68 80 10 4 08 North Platte . 32 50 .. .00 Oklahoma City ... 34 50 .. .22 Palestine . 40 76 .. .18 Pensacola . 70 76 24 1 64 Phoenix . 46 72 .. .00 Port Arthur . 46 82 18 .48 Roswell . 30 48 .. 00 St. Louis . 40 62 14 2.10 St. Paul . 30 42 .. .00 Salt Lake City .... 38 48 .. 00 San Antonio . 42 76 14 .10 Santa Fe . 24 32 .. 00 Sheridan . 32 50 .. .52 Shreveport .* 44 84 12 .36 Tampa . 68 84 .. .00 Vicksburg . 52 80 .. 1 66 Washington .. 58 62 .. .00 Williston . 34 46 20 .00 Wilmington . 68 78 .. .06 Winnemucca . 22 58 .. .00 Movie Sidelights CAPITOL A very modem problem in a rural siting provides the theme for Charles •‘Chic'' Sale's latest War ner Bros, picture. "Stranger m Town,” which shows Thursday only at the Capitol Theatre, with Ann Dvorak. David Manners. Noan Beery and Raymond Hatton. As the pronrietor of the only gro cery store in the town of Boils ville, Nebraska. ‘Chic'’ is suddenly faced in his old age with the com petition of a chain store branch. Tills situation, and the fact that his granddaughter falls in love with the young manager of the chain store, provides a Starting ixv't .or a story which lias alt the elements of a real, down to earth human story presenting real folks. HIDALGO RACE DEBATE IS OFF • Special to The Herald i EDTNBURG. Oct. 26—The much discussed political debate between Sid L. Hardin. Good Government League candidate for county at l torney of lildalgo county, and Judge Charles E Thompson of the 92nd District Court, and candidate for re-election, will not take place. Hardin issued his challenge at a ; recent political rally. Some news reports had quote a Judge Thompson as accepting. In discussing the matter today with a representative of The Her ald Judge Thompson said “there has not only been no agreement as to the time and place for a debate; but there has been no agreement on a debate at all.” Judge Thompson was asked if he lias declined to accept the chal lenge of Mr. Hardin for a debate. ! 'I have declined it; 'he said. He declared that "there is no common grounds for a debate. Mr. Hardin is attacking the reoerd of the olo Baker administration. I am with him in that. But I am conducting my campaign on the basis of pres ent administrations and present issues.” A number of conflicting reports as to challenges, acceptances, times and places for the purported debate have been spread over the county recently. birth rati: figi ri:s Berlin's birthrate figure few- 193!. set at 8 7 per thousand, was the lowest of any city in the wo-rici Next came Stockholm, with 10 3. San Francisco, with 118. Paris, with 14 4, and London, with 15* NO SMOKING Smoking is forbidden to drivers of automobiles in Czechoslovakia, as many recent road accidents are said to have been caused by driv I ers smoking at the wheel Not until the end of the 16th century did the cult of pillar saints disappear from the earth. "HOOVER PLANS WIND UP TRIP WASHINGTON. Oct. 26 —■P' President Hoover prepared today to wind up his < mpaign for re-elec tion with a series of speeches, be ginning at Indianapolis Friday night, that : iay Keep him on th> road almost continuously from now to election day. With three speeches definitely scheduled for the next five days, the president was considering pro posals which would keep him on the train and speaking platforms throughout the final 10 days of the campaign. He will leave the capital to morrow night for another swift dash into the middle west to speak at the Indiana capital and then hurry back to Washington to com plete addresses already arranged fcr delivery Monday afternoon at Newark New Jersey, and i.i New York City that night.' HLs plans beyond that still are tentative but his aides are urging proposals rangin'- from another tour of the hotly disputed middle west to a .sweeping transcontinental swing that would carrv him to his homp at Palo Alto. California, for election day. KILLER TO r (Continued from Page One) side of McLelland's garage.” Moye said. "There had been talk of contesting the last Donna election (which was won by the regular Democratic faction which had been in control of the irrigation dis trict) and I wanted to see what they had to say. But they weren’t contesting the election. They were talking of raising money to get the job done.” "What Job?” asked Claude Car ter of Harlingen, special prosecu tor. "They wanted to get Hooks, Weaver and Ridgway out of the way so they would be out of poli tics.” said Moye. "It was their general conversa tion that they wanted to raise money to get this fellow to do the Job. They never said who this fel low was. They discussed how they could raise money. It seemed from their conversation they couldnt win an election with Hooks, Weav er, and Ridgway, that they con trolled politics at Donna and the job was to do away with them.” Wanted Weaver Most "Who was the king bee they wanted to get more than the rest?" asked Carter. "It seems they wanted Mr. Weaver worst! It seems he was to be especially taken care of." Moye answered. Weaver, Hooks and Rid g way were members of the regular Democratic organization which for four years hard been involved in bitter fights with the Good Gov ernment League faction. The defendants, along with three others who were granted a sever ance and will be tried later, were arrested last February by Texas ' Rangers, headed by Captams Tom Hamer and Albert Mace, when | they were tipped of the alleged plot. Weaver, Hocks and Rldgway, described in prosecution testimony as the intended victims, were in the court room as today's court ses sion opened. The defendants sat together along a bench among spectators. The state has called about 40 witnesses and the defense only two. except for a number of char acter witnesses. The second witness was Dan Singleterry, who identified himself as a former employe at the Don na Irrigation plant who had been discharged by Harry Rldgway, manager of the water district be cause he voted the Good Govern ment ticket in the 1930 election. He testified mat early In Febru ary* Cheney. Lepley and Ruthven > What Can You Do For The Pains Of Rheumatism ? Pain Ended In Few Minutes, This Way It has now been discovered by thousands of rheumatic sufferers that the pains of that distressing disorder ran be eased in as little as a few minutes ... relief and comfort in almost as little time as it takes to tell! Doctors advise two tablets of Bayer Aspirin taken with a full glass of water. Then a rest of a few min utes , . . and that is all. Pain is eased quickly—sometimes almost unbelievably. Belief comes so fast because of the peculiar quick-dissolving prop erty of Genuine Bayer Aspirin. The tablets you take dissolve almost IN STANTLY in your stomach. And thus you get practically instant re lief. The fastest, safe relief—it is said. IFOR ECONOMY Bottles of 100 FOR POCKET OR PURSE Tin Boxes of 12 TAKE 2 BAYER ASPIRIN TABLETS DRINK ONE FULL GLASS OF WATER Remember it is Genuine Bayer Aspirin which claims this quick dissolving. nuiok-acting property. So be careful that you get the real article when you buy. See that any box or bottle you purchase is clearlv marked “Genuine Bayer Aspirin/’ And that any tablet you take has the name “Bayer” stamped on it in the form of a cross. Then you will get quick relief. Remember that when you buy. And remember, too. that Genuine Bayer Aspirin Docs Not Harm the Heart. THE TABLET WITH THIS CROSS DOES NOT DEPRESS THE HEART Copr . 1932. The Bay er Co., lac. ' came to his house to talk over some "big business." Ruthven had intimated to him earlier that the "big business was about killing three or four officials of the irri gation district, the witness stated He saw Cheney tne following day and told him that he would get someone to kill Weaver. ;1 • li nes* continued. Singleterry’ testilied that ue went to Ridgways office Tr.d told him about the plot. "I £ 3 not Intend to help kill Hooks. Ridgway and Weaver." he stated. The former district employe then testified to a train trip to the Guerra gin to see a man. 8ingleterry made ar rangements with the man to meet him the Following day at the gin. the testimony went. Would Pay J45»i Ruthven. Cheney and himsell met tlie man the next dav and he ;:?reed to do the "job" for $450 $50 to be paid then and $400 ad ditional at completion of the "job". Singleterry testified. Rutn ven wrote the name of the three men to be killed on an envelope and Cheney gave it to the man with $50. the testimony continued. Ruthven and Cheney told him i to be careful because Weaver al ways had a good pistol, and not to stop shooting until he was sure | they were dead. Singleterry de ! clared. A few nights later. Cheney. Lep ley and Singleterry met at Chen eys home, it was stated. Cheney counted out $450 to Lepley who gave it to Singleterry, telling him it was for the purpose of killing Hooks. Weaver and Ridgway, the star witness said. Singleterry kept the money, later turning it over to Ranger Captains Mace and Hamer, he said. The witness said he asked Ruth ven to get a gun and that Ruth ven got it the same day, telling him to come to his house and get ~~ it that night. **1 told the ranger? about It.” the witnes. said. g.i • leterry testifiec tha whet ht toic Ridgway of the plot. Ktdg way wanted to know what he could do. Then I* was that Cha?. Coy suggested a man as the mar. to do the job' aftei Singleterry. Ridg way and Alfred Baker called on Coy and told him oi the plot, the witness stated They told him to get the gunman in order to clear the case. Singleterry said. The witness testified that Hooks. Ridg wav and Weaver said nothing about "political” reasons Luther Lepiey was the next wit ness. He testified that Cheney, and Ruthven first talked of eli minating Hooks. Weaver and Ridg way and that the five defendants or: trial later came in on the plot Lepiey was a hesitant witness Lepiey was folJswe don th,. wit ness stand by Ranger Capt. Al I bert Mace. He testified that he was called into the case by Capt Frank Hamer and they had a meeting near Hargill with Hidg way, Singleterry and the gunm&n and one other man. Arrange for Gun Mace said he told Singleterry to arrange with Ruthven for a rifle tc be delivered to Singleterry at Ruthvens home that night The ranger asserted he and Hamer drove to the R-uthven home that night and watched Ruthven give Singleterry the rifle which he pull ed from under a mattress As they came near the window, the ranger said, he heard Ruthven say: "Tell this man to get those fellows, especially Weaver.” Mace identified a gun shown him in court as the same one Ruthven gave Singleterry. Returning to Hargill. Mace said a man gave Hamer $50 and Singleterry gave , him $450. The ranger identified batches of money shown in court as the ones given Capt. Hamer. _I ket behind one man and push that I man. Upper end of the district has had the congressman for a generation, And a gocd one he has been But there is no logical reason why this section. That furnishes the bulk of the votes. Should not elect its man. Cameron and Hidalgo and Wil lacy county potential candidates w ould be doing the Valley a dis- j tinct service - If they would and could figure out some way of leaving the field j clear to one Valley candidate. We need and are entitled to a representative from our end of the district The olive contains 24 per cent oil and the avocado, or alligator ;>ear, 12 per cent. _ AT THE FIRST SNEEZE I UM Misted ••• »• HlfiMT MOffNIMC t--1 *n° ^^*gy Essence of Mistal vOM YOU# HAMOKHCMIft ^AHPmiOW Guzman Rites Held Special to Tne Herald) HARLINGEN. Oct. Ji.— Funeral service* were held here today for Jose Gusman, who died yesterdav In the Valley Baptist he pttal rrotn gunshot wounds suffered about three week* ago. Guzman was a laborer and lived at La FVrla. He refused to divulge the name of the man who shot him. Nervous diseases are much mors prevalent among brain workers than among other people. NBKH1K vm tttsmsr frmm GALVESTON „,tk « dsy si MIAMI mrsmtt »"•"> ... *76 “ ,?i? Brownsvillr including rail, also meals and berth on steamer RAIL-WATER Cl Cl 2*J “P Circle Tour Including meals and berth i steamer, rail to Galveston, return ing via rail or vice versa. Big. magnificent ships from Gal veston every Saturday. Modem luxury via thi? MOST ECONO MICAL route. Radio, deck sports dancing, motion pictures, etc. taper ax •.(oaaodaewa* •• abip* aaJf aitgbUr bigkar Apply to Tourist or Railroad Agent* et CLYDE-MALLORY UNES ,^\ Geo. J. Horner. O. A. VU"*V Galveston. Tea. EVERYBODY READS THE HERALD Want-Ads FOR BARGAINS! FILL THAT VACANCY WHILE THIS OFFER IS ON 20 WORD WANT AD Run 5 Consecutive Days For Only *1.00 THIS OFFER IS GOOD UNTIL SATURDAY NOON, OCT. 29 At this season of the year desirable rooms, apartments and houses are becoming more in demand, and this liberal offer will help you to fill that vacancy. Do not delay . . . this offer is for a limited time. If it is not convenient for you to come - to our office, just phone number 8, and an experienced ad writer will gladly assist you in the wording of your ad, and we will send our messenger to your door to coll'#ct.