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TWO BITTER COURTLOSSES AUSTIN, Dec. 9. '/P.-Ex-Gov. James E. Ferguson, whose wife, Mrs. Miriam A. Ferguson, will be- j come governor of Texas on Jan- I uary 17. today had lost a bitter court fight to prevent the state | highway commission from award ing approximately 94.000,000 in con struction contract*. Ferguson. Bailey Hardy of Breck enridge. and John M. Chamberlain of Palo Pinto county, who had Join ed him in the light, suffered two court defeats yesterday, one In the state supreme court and the other In the third court of civil appeals. Dented Relief The supreme court refused to < .ant a motion for leave to file a petition seeking to restrain the com mission from awarding the con tracts. on which bids had been tak en, until the state's highest court had been given an opportunity to pass on a decision of the third court of appeals which dissolved a tem porary Injunction, obtained by Fer guson In the Travis county district court, prohibiting award of the con tracts. Denied relief In the supreme court, an appeal for an order restraining the commission was made in the third of appeals. The motion was overruled at 8 o'clock laat night Immediately after the decision of the third cocrt overruling the mo tion for a stay order, the highway commission made formal award of the contracts. The contracts had been prepared and all that was needed to make them binding was the signature of two members of the commission. They were signed by W. R. Ely. chairman, and D. K. Martin, commisisoner. The injunction restraining the commission from taking any step. to make additional contracts against the state came on the eve of a hear ing called by the commission to take bids on the $4,000,000 highway pro gram The district court injunction was modified to allow the commis sion to receive, and tabulate the bids. Allred Appeal* Ferguson In obtaining the district court injunction, alleged the com mission already had awarded con tracts in excess of Its anticipated revenues for the fiscal year ending Aug. 31, 1933. and charged the com mission with having charted a course that was designed to em barass the administration of his wife. The commission answered that it did not have liabilities in excess of anticipated receipts and contended it would have a balance of several million dollars at the end of the fis cal ve&r. Atty. Oen. James V. Allred ap pealed the dsttrict court injunc tion to the court of civil appeals, leaving the suit in the mam lying in distiict court to be tried on its merits. The appeals courts first de cision. dissolving the Injunction, came while Allred and Ocle Speer. Ferguson's counsel, were arguing orer a date for trial of the district court case on Its merits. Speer. In his argument, before the court of appeals, stated that con tempt citations would be sought against the commission should It award the contracts pending per fection of his appeals to the supreme eourt. Speer said he would ask the supreme court to issue the citations after he had applied to that court for a writ or error. Awards Made It had been contended by Speer before the appeals court that award of the contracts would destroy the subject matter of the suit, since it would allow the commission to do the thing that the litigation was Instituted to prevent. "Everything's OK.” Chmn. Ely said after the court decision had been issued and the awards made. The commission had been advis ed by Rllred that It was at liberty to award the contracts after the court of appeals had handed down its original decision dissolving the injunction. The awards, however, had been withheld pending outcome of the late«=* '•ourt maneuvers on Ferguson s part * • Trial of the suit on Its merits has been set to start Monday before Dlst Judge Carl Runge. COMMITTEES BECKON HUEY WASHINGTON. Dec 9 —MV Swinging his legs from a huge table In the president s room next to the senate floor Huey p. Long of Louisiana, turned over the idea of becoming "a candidate for office'’ on senate committees. Between occasional pauses to measure the reflection of a well dressed senator in the full-length missor he faced. Long outlined to newspapermen his qualifications for such places. He had renounced committee assignment* last session as the first step in a feud with de mocratic leader Robinson of Ark ansas. At the next party caucus. Long said he probably will present “orally or in a written brief. In suc cinct form and reinforced by my record, my qualifications for com mittee membership.” “In other words. I think Til be a candidate for office.” he continued. “I'm thinking of turning these qualifications over to the senators at the next caucus for action at such time as they consider proper. ! “On matters of interstate and foreign commerce, I will present the fact that I was for 10 years a member of the Louisiana Railroad and Public Service commissions. As for finance and taxation. Long gaid he "rewrote the tax law." j white governor, provided additional funds for the state “to retire bonds floated by previous administra tions. prevented bank failures, re financed schools and roads, pro vided buildings, including a new capitol. The saxoohone was invented lr. 1840 by Ad°lPhe S*x and intro duced into the French army bands iu 1846. 1 Banks These Days Are Found In All Kinds Of Business NEW YORK. Dec. ».—<*»)— Most any bank these days u likely to be found in most any business. The bankers call It handling "go ing assets." What happens is this; a corporation defaults and the bans, is forced to take it over in fore closure; a business man dies with out a logical successor and the bank finds itself in charge of a trust which includes the business; a widow is unable to manage a 1 concern left by her husband ana the bank takes it in voluntary trust, or the creditors of a concern force It into bankruptcy and the bank becomes a receiver. So many bankers go around Y. M. C. A. IS FORMED HERE — Forty-six members of Browns- j ville Junior College are charter j members of a Y. M. C. A., organ ized here early this week after a i conference with Grover C. Qood ; state supervisor of the institution. The following are charter mem bers of the organization: F.obert Allan. Hubert Barney. A. C. Bell. Sydney Bonnlck. Ted Bowie, John Butler. Paul Cocke. Howard Elllff. ! Clarence Friedman. Otto Qavenda. Billy Ollbert, Bruce Gilbert. Ken neth Goetzke. Raymond Griswald. Dale Harrlaon, J. B. Kent. Edward Key. Harry Kowalski. Edward Mc Eowen. Oordon Mclnnts. Morris McKay. Ralph McLelland. William H. Morton. Louis Pechstein. Haw I thome Phillips. Norman Pickett, Charles Pugsley, Orville Ralph. McMurrv Richey. Zadoc Rosenthal. Stan Row. John Rowe, C. W. Ruth.! j John Sanders, Gail Shults. Wil lard Sommer, Allison Taggsri. Ed gar Taggart. George Thompson. I Phillip Thompson. Billy Townsend, j William D. Walker, A. C. White. i Vance Wilson, and Elmer T. Yates. The following officers were elect ed: McMurrv 8. Richey, president; John Sanders, vice-president; Mor ris McKay, secretary; Kermit Cro mack, treasurer; Philip Thompson, j Sg't-at-Arms. Tourneys Planned CHICAOO Dec. 9—(fP)— The Western amateur golf champion ship tor 1933 probably will be decided on a Chicago course, bu* the open and Junior tournaments are on the market. The Western Golf association ! decided last night to hold the amateur in Chicago, probably at the Exmoor Country club, but to give the national open at the North Shore Country club, a "clear track,” left the Western open for some city convenient to Chicago The Junior probably will be plav ed at St. Louis. Dates for the three tournaments have not been ! set. I, City Briefs j Hunters—Square deal in exchang ing your mone> for pesos Bolado ! Mon?y Exchange. Brownsville —Adv. Pan American passengers arriv ing Thursday were I. M. Carlson from Peru. W. J. Walters, from Mexico City; J. M Reardon and J. S. B. Harvey from Tampico. Leav ing Friday morning were Julia Rosenblueth to Mexico City; L. Szily to Tampico and R. R Mac Millan of Lob Angeles to Minati tlan, Mexico. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Bliss of Harlingen are the parents of a baby girl bom early Friday morn ing at the Mercy hospital here. The baby weighed eight and one half pounds. W. J. Walters left for Dallas on the American Airways plane Thurs day and J. M. Reardon was a pass i engcr to Buffalo. N. Y. Valuable trees may soon be pro tected by lightning rods, as the jesult of recent experiments in Washington. HOW TO RECAPTURE BEAUTY Good looks are often a matter of good health. Sparkling eyes and a smooth complexion ara outward signs of an abundant vitality. To he charming, conserve your health. Guard against constipation. It so often brings wrinkles, sallow skins, dull eyes, pimples. Try the pleasant “cereal way” to protect yourself from constipation. Science has proved that Kellogg's All-Bran provides “bulk” to ex ercise the intestines, and vitamin B to tone the intestinal tract. All Bran also furnishes iron, which helps build up the blood. The “bulk” in this delicious cereal is much like that of lettuce. How much safer than abusing your S(tem with pills and drugs — so cn habit-forming. Two tablespoonfuls daily will cor rect most types of constipation. If not relieved this way, see your doctor. Get the red-and green package at your grocer’s. Made by Kellogg in Bat tle Creek. HELPS KEEP YOU FIT' worrying about waking up tomor* | row and rinding a fish market ou their hands. The City Bank Farmers Trust hw Just taken over, In foreclosure, the hipuodrome—home of the spectacle show which has lately been de voted to vaudeville and motu>u pictures. The Irving Trust com pany is running, as trustee tn bank ruptcy, the United Cigar chain. The Chicago Title and Trust company operates 4o motion pic ture theatres in and around that city. It Is familiarly known as the C. T Si T. circuit. The officers of the First Na tional bank of Memphis. Tennessee, direct the policy of an old New England, dyed-in-the-wool repuo lican newspaper. The First National bank of Atlanta. Ga.. was left with a large chain of shoe stores on its hands In 1950. The Fulton National bans in the same city found itself man ager of a large apartment hotel and was fortunate enough to have a former hotel manager on Its staff of officers The late Col. Griffith J. Griffith of Los Angeles left money to build an observatory and hall of sci ence and a Greek theater In Los Angelea’ Griffith park. His will gave the job to the Security First National bank of Los Angeles. The Merchants’ Bank and Trust company of Jackson. Mias. took over a delta plantation of manv thousand acres and got along well with Its tenant farmers—who liked the idea of a partnership with a bank ROOSEVELT AT SESSION HELM ALBANY. N. Y.. Dec. 9 OP_An extraordinary session of the New York state legislature, product of troubled conditions, mas called to *fth Pres.-Elect Roosevelt at the helm. From many demands for changes in law and government involving thousands of Jobs and millions in municipal funds. Gov. Roosevelt will select one or more problems for submission to the lawmakers as re quiring Immediate attention. Notable among the subjects he pondered .. ,.s New York Citv’s plea Tor legislative action to help bolster its credit through salary savings and other economies up to $40,000,000. This Is the primary purpose of the lame duck ' session. Delegations of New York police nremen and teachers were to oppose any salary cut*. Other proposals from various sources are for removal of salary protection for upstate teacners. a three-year moratorium on manda tory salary increases and reorgani zation of New York city. EXPERIMENTS 1 ON CITRUS TO BE CONTINUED <8pecial to The Herald) HARLINGEN, Dec. 9.- Experi ments which have been started b> R Baker, organic chemist and citrus expert, under the direction of the Texas Department of Agri culture and the Valley Sub-tropical society will continue through the citrus season, according to W. A. Cannon, in charge of the bureau of markets o! the State depart ment, who was in the Valley this week. Cannon was here to close up the work of the maturity inspcrtion force, as this work ends on De cember 15. On and alter that date all fruit is considered ripe. ‘ Mr. Baker is doing very satis factory work” Mr. Cannon said. • We do not know Just what will happen as a result of his work. It may be th 1 no changes can be made in the maturity law. but certainly we will have available in formation which will give the Valley growers a much better idea of how to tell when the fruit is mature, and how to check It.” The maturity laws applying to the Valley have been changed a number of times. T'he first laws were too lax. it was claimed, and were changed. A sliding scale was adopted for the seeded fruit, %nd this season it was claimed that the rules worked to prevent ship ment of fruit that was not green. The principal complaints, how ever. have been that the regula tions permitted shipment of green fruit. Mr Baker, formerly experimental chemist In a northern University, is doing his experimental work at the U. S Department of Agricul ture citrus by-products laboratory at Weslaco He is working on ail phases of the maturity problem including acid and sugar content, proportion of solid and liquid, taste, color, etc. Brownell Rites *Soecial to The Herald* EDINBURG, Dec. 9.—George C Brownell. 70, di«*d at the family home seven miles south of here Tuesday after an extended illness. Coming to the Valley 14 years ago lrom Watertown. South Dakota, he became a well-known resident of the community. Funeral services were held from I the Kreidler Chapel Wednesday with interment following in Hill crest Memorial Park here. Rev M A. Travis of Alamo and Rev. Mr Townsend of Donna conducted the last rites. Surviving are his widow Mrs. Jennie Brownell, two sons. Gordon and Forrest, all of Edinburg; and two daughters, Mrs. Esther Kruse of Kingsley. Iowa, and Mrs Gene vieve Cox of Watertown, S. D. NEVER FORGETS •'Why. Donald, it must be near ly ten years sines I last met ye.” “Aye. Sandy, ’tis a mightly long time. We must celebrate. “Aye, let's. But ye'll remember. Donald. I paid the last time. *— Tit-BN. Garner Hunts Easy Way to Drop His House Job WASHINGTON. Dec. 9 li*V Deeply puxried. Speaker Oarner has asked—and received—advice on how to resign from an office he never has taken. The office was that of repre sentative from the 15th Texas dis trict to the 73rd congress. He was elected to the job on the same day he was elected vice president of the United State?. This unprecedented problem of being both vice president elect and representative elect be mg too much for him. Oarner wrote wil liam Tyler Page, former house clerk and authority on constitu tional precedents, asking whether he could ‘legally resign from an | office to which elected without J having taken it.” Page replied there were two ways out. One was to send his resignation to Gov Sterling of Texas as «oon as his certificate of election to the next house has been received bv the clerk of the house. Then the governor. Page said, could call an election to fill the '‘vacancy.” This was the method Page thought preferable and which Gamer has decided to employ within a short time. Page s second plan would elimi nate Oarner as a representative through automatic operation of i the constitutional provision which makes the holding of two elective offices Incompatible. TEXAS MASONS ELECT HEADS _ j WAOO. Dec 9 '/TV—Wallace H.ighston of McKinney was the new grand master of the Grand j Lodge of Texas. A. P. M.. today, as Masons of the grand lodge turn ed homeward after concluding them annual convocation. The mw grand master's father. ' T. P. Hughston. 91. of Plano, sat on the rostrum yesterday and saw his son installed in office. He him self has served the order as an ac tive member for 67 years. The Hugh ston family has produced six past masters ot the Grand Master’s Home Lodge-—Plano No. 768. Other officers installed were: W 8. Cooke. Fort Worth, deputy grand master; John H Crooker, Houston, grand senior warden; W. M. Weathered. Coleman, grand junior warden: J- J- Gallaher. Marlin, grand treasurer; W B. Pearson, Waco, grand secretary. | AT THE FIRST SNEEzE"~| JAPS PUSH ON I TO DISPUTED 1 TERRITORIES TIENTSIN. China. Dec. 9.—</T— Japanese military activities, in cluding firing on a Chinese water tower, were reported today near Shanhaikwan. on the Chinese ski* of the Orest Wall. The city of Shanhaikwan. an important Chinese garrison, is on the Jehoi border where the Chi nese wall comas down to the sea. Chinese reports said the Jas*anesc. having wiped out the revolt m northwestern Manchuria, planned to extend their activities into the disputed Jehoi province. (Japanese and Chinese troops were reported in a Tokyo dispatch today to have clashed near Shan haikwan. the former asserting thv Chinese fired the first shot. Muk den reports said Japanese inflict ed heavy casualties on Chinese at Shanhaikwan and Suichuug.) The strained atmospherv eauaeo here by reports that a struggle impended for control of Jehoi, ly ing between Manchuria and China proper, was intensified by a re ported demonstration by a Japa nese armored train near Shan haikwan. The train was reported to have steamed into the station there tins morning, ignored signals, and. proceeding Into Jehoi as far as Shih-Ho. between Snanhaikwan and Chlnwangtao. fired on and damaged a water tower. The Chinese comander at Shankhalkwan was reported to have taken up the matter witu Japanese military authorities. Chinese authorities in Tientsin, about 150 miles southwest of Shankhalkwan. have been warned to expect serious trouble. V Vault Entered CORSICANA. Dec 9—./P—Burg lars knocked a hole In the vault of the Powell State bank at Powell. 8 miles east of here Thursday night, but did not get Into the safe and nothing of value was missed in an early morning checkup, of ficials of the bank announc'd County officers are invest *atmg It is not known what tne burglars used in breaking through the vault. COUGHS Don’t let them gat a atrangle hold. Fight germs quickly. Craomulsion com bines the 7 best helps known to modem science. Powerful but harmless. Pleasant to take. No narcotics. Your druggist will refund your money if any cough or cold no matter how long landing ia not re lieved by Craomulsion. (adr.) KODAK FINISHING In by 9—Ready by 4 HARRY FOEHNER Cook's News Stand, Afts. San Benito FRANK BUCK’S “Bring ’em Back Alive” Coming To THE CAPITOL THEATER THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, DEC. 8-9 The Wildest Fiction Pales Before This Thrilling Drama from the Book of Life Turn in one new subscriber to The Brownsville Herald and you will be given a ticket to see “Bring ’Em Back Alive*’. Turn in as many subscribers as youou can. Cet your friends and neighbors who are not at this time a subscriber to The Herald to give you their subscription. They must be new subscriptions. A new subscriber is one who has not been on the books of The Brownsville Herald for the last 30 days. See additioijaj prizes given to those who turn in the most subscribers on this offer. The Capitol Theatre is offering Five Guest Tickets to the person guessing the closest to the age of the PYTHON, the large snake on display next door to the Capitol Thea tre lobby. Leave your answer at Capitol Box Office. 1st Prize—One regular 12 00 box of Chandu Tricks, and six passes to the Capitol Theatre. 2nd Prize—One regular 12 00 box of Chandu Tricks, and four passes to the Capitol Theatre. 8rd Pnze—Two passes to the Capitol Theatre. These three prizes are in addition to one ticket for every new subscriber. THE BROWNSVILLE HERALD. Brownsville, Texas. DEAR SIR: You may have The Brownsville Herald delivered to me for at least a month, for which I agree to pay the regular delivery price. NAME. ADDRESS . START DELIVERY. All Orders Subject to Acceptance and Verification CITY CASH GROCERY 1130 S. E. 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Li.. 15c CHEESE, Yellow, lb.14c Mexican Chile Sausage, lb... 10c BACON, Sliced, lb.16c WIENERS, lb.12c CITY CASH GROCERY J. R. GUERRA, Prop. Brownsville, Texas