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$25,818 CASH f8pmal to The Herald* WESLACO. March 15.—A total of (25.818 in currency was made avail able to Lower Rio Grande Valley citrus growers Tuesday through the Rio Grande Valley Citrus Exchange, it was announced at exchange of fices. here. The money was obtained through co-operation of the National Fruit & Vegetable Exchange and the Fed eral Farm Board for the purpose of giving currency direct to growers in payment for fruit sold by the Val iev co-operative. Because of the bankmg mora torium. the Exchange was unable to remit to growers in any form ex cept by check because of its receipt of payments from growers in the form of drafts or checks. Growers, of course, were unable to cash their checks. It is expected that addi tional cash will be received within | a few days. Every effort is being made to: close the season s sales as soon as possible in order that local asso ciations may close their books in preparation for the annual audit. The audit will determine the pack ing cost, amounts refunded to grow ers and the average pnee received for fruit, officials stated. A num ber of cars of grapferuit and oranges are now en route or in storage and until these sales are completed, it will not be possible to close the season, it was explained BANKS (Continued Prom Page One) public in general as they cheerful ly accepted these inconveniences." j SHAW THROWS OPEN STATE BANK DOORS DALLAS. March 15. uP»—Banks ' by the hundreds opened in Texas today, pumping new life into busi ness channels clogged temporarily by state and national holidays. While the backbone of the finan cial stringency was broken yester day and Monday when banks in the larger cities resumed normal functions, it was the many smaller banks members of both the federal reserve system and the rtate sys tem that gave the last, final im petus to tlie forward movement. Shaw Makes Wide Order The openings today were the third phase of the government’s policy of progressive resumption of usual transactions. James Shaw, bankuig commissioner of the state, completed the lifting of most res trictions when he ordered all state banks, bank and trust companies, trust companies and private banks except as otherwise ordered, to resume business unhampered. Pres Roosevelt’s proclamation providing penalties for hoarding ol currency and goid still maintained, however. While Texas banks comprised most of the eleventh federal re serve districts, others in small sec tions of Louisiana. Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona came under the direction of the district bank gov ernor here, B A McKinney and roc? iced licenses to reopen as rap idly as approval could be trans mitted. Sirens Greet Opening In the extreme southeastern part of the state, near Beaumont, all banks in Jefferson county resumed operations while banks m Sour Lake, Hull-Daisetta and Silsbee. Hardin county, also awaited per mission said to have been sent from Dallas and Austin. The three Tyler banks were crowded early m the day but de- ■ posits exceeded withdrawals. Green ville s banks started up again amid shrieks of sirens, blowing of whistles and tolling of bells. The crowds were no larger at Denton than those ordinarily fol lowing any legal holiday but the heavy accumulation of checks in dicated long hours for bank clerks. Deposits also were licavy at Den ton All the Vemon bunks reopened, including two national and one state Two banks opened at Olney and two at Nocona. Amarillo's banks also conducted "business as usual." 'New Deal Day * San Angelo reported the follow- j ing rcopenmgs San Angelo three. Coleman 1, Ballinger J, Waiters 2. Rowena 1. Miles 1. Ozona 1. Sonora 1, Eldorado 1. Alpine 2. Big Lake 1. Sterling City 1. McCamey 1, Rank- j in 1. Corsicana's plans lor a new deal day" were typical of the manner in which many communities welcomed normalcy. Every person in that city was urged to make deposits in the banks regardless of the amount. Many organizations participated m a parade coincident with the re openings — ■ ... NATION RESUMES NORMAL BANKING By The Ivsorfalcd Press The nation's banking system began functioning on an almost normal scale again today as the third day of Pres. Roosevelt's pro gressive plan for the reopening of financial institutions found activi ties extended to virtually every section of the country. Hundreds of smaller institutions' joined the throng of larger banks reopened during the past two days in the twelve federal reserve dis trict cities and in the 250 clearing house centers. The New York stock exchange also reopened for the first time In 12 days and a wave of buying swept the prices of many leaders one to four points up. Stocks traded in blocks of 1.000 to 5.00 shares during the fust few minutes and although the pace slackened somewhat as the day | passed the trend continued upward Other exchanges also resumed trading and on the Chicago Ex change brewery stock made a quick advance of three points on the ----X--: ■I I I Fresh Mushrooms Every Wednesday and Saturday A & G MARKET THE MAN TO WHOM AMERICA IS ENTRUSTING HER FATE Man of many mow I grave or gay as befits the occasion, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is shown here as he looked in re _ —i inn a^iK-diaiitTd n.> ini' m uik man of action, the affable friend. . the forward-looking optimist, the purposeful statesman and the analytical executive. I--— I strength of confidence in the monetary system and the prospect of the early legalisation of beer. Tlic Chicago board of trade and tile cotton market deferred reopen ing until some eomr. .nities hi outlying sections of the nation returned to full banking activities ; Clearing of checks started on a nation-wide scale. Foreign markets continued firm Every state in the union had banking facilities Michigan, the • veteran" bank holiday state, re opened no less than 149 commercial institutions. Deposits continued to exceed withdrawals and in many instances some restrictions were lifted of withdrawals from savings banks. Massachusetts raised Its withdrawal restrictions from these banks from $10 to $100 for individuals. Everywhere the people were say ing: "The crisis ha* passed." NASHVILLE IS tContinued Prom Page One* lenng the streets with debris. At least eight were killed here Lights over the city were snap ped out as power lines Jell. Am bulances drove through uncertain streets to take some 100 or more injured to hospitals where phy sicians had to work for a time with improvised illumination. Scores of buildings in East Nash ville were levelled and the National Guard was called out to preserve order. Rescue workers with flash lights picked their way over trees and through debris in the hunt for the dead and injured. First reports of storm damage <«me from northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri. Heavy damage was reported at Carulhersville. Across Tennessee Then the storm headed eastward and whipped into middle Tennessee and on across the state. The little town o: Prudeu m the coal mine country reported eight dead. In Kingsport, oast Tennessee industrial oenter, six were killed and Jelhco suffered heavy damage. Holton. Antras, Eagan, CLur field. Valley Creek, Ponds. New comb Woolridge and Proctor, all in the upper Tennessee country, were hit. Damage at Jellico was estimated at more than $100,000 and in the Clear Pork valley above $500 000. The storm winds also reached into the Blue Grass country and there was liail in its wake as it spent its force apparently against the east Tennessee mountains. There were dead at Gsewego. Har rogate Mill Point and at Be 11 wood ui the Tennessee storm area Relief forces were organized quickly and the rescue work was pushed to the utmost as daylight neared. CALIFORNIA FELLS FORTY-THIRD TREMOR LONG BEACH Calif.. March !5. i/pi—While repercussions of last Fridays destructive earthquake continued in milder shocks, cine organizations of Long Beach today planned a concerted appeal to congress to amend the Reconstruc tion Finance corporation act to al low aid for restoring private dwellings. The forty second and forty third tremors of the series, strong shocks apparently reaching all sections of the vast earthquake zone, w re felt at 9 40 o'clock las; night and at 3:14 a. m. today. Preceded by Rumble The fir. t lasted' about five sec onds. The second came in three quick jolts It was preceded bv -t loud rumble at Huntington Par.: At Long Beach it stopped a polio station clock and jarred down loose bricks from buildings already partially wrecked. But apparently did no serious damage. Representatives of the civic or ganizations said that unless the act is amended. Long Beach must appeal to the nation through the Red Cross for approximately $2.'>,- | 000.000 to restore its private resi dences. Congress already has agreed to appropriate $5,000,000 for victims of the earthquake, and the Re1 Cross h«s made an appeal for $500,000 for immediate relief. The damage tc private homes is ex pected to approximate $25,000,000. hum ness Resumed Business was resumed in downtown Long Beach on a pan'a I scale yesterday when building in spectors authorized opening of more than 130 buildings. The resurvey of the school sys tem revealed damage in excess of $5,000,000. Members of the board of education estimated it wouj 1 run as high as $12,000,000 Mrs. Howard Rankin, president of the Lt lg Beach Council of Par ents and Teachers, said in a state ment: “I think it is a crime, the type of construction that has gone into the public schools of Long Beach.” The bread lines and food sup ply depots were accommodating at least 80.000 persons today. Six Girls Killed In Factory Blaze HULL, Que . March 15.— 4*—Six girls were burned to death in a fire following an explosion at the Can ada match factory here today. Several others, the estimates ranging from three to eight, were missing, while 15 were injured. The fire started after an ex plosion in a mixing tank Approx imately 15 girls were working near the tank. Of the dead the body of, only one. Joseohme LaveUe, was i named lately identified. 1 DISASTER STRIKES CALIFORNIA’S INDUSTRIAL AREA This bird's view map shows the rich industrial area of Los Angeles and Long Beach, where a series of earthquakes dealt death and destruction. Long Beach, with 143.000 population, suffered the heaviest death toll and many of its fine buildings and residences were reported in wreckage. The earth shocks did great material damage and cost lives also in San Pedro, man-made harbor for Los Angeles, and in near by Los Angeles suburbs. Los Angeles proper, twenty miles from Long Beach, escaped heavy material damage but reported many casualties from falling buildings Artist Joe King's map shows the affected area and the suburbs reported most damaged. The smaller map shows the relation of the most affected area to other environs of Los Angeles. Truck Markets — i Average auction prioes of grape fruit sold Tuesday. March 14: Chicago. Texas 370 boxes. Gen Avg. $2 43. Florida 1092 boxes. Gen. Avg $2.32. Detroit: Florida 749 boxes. Gen. Avg. $177. Baltimore. Florida 25 boxes Gen. Avg. $1.80. Sales to jobbers reported Tues day. March 14; Cabbage (Texas round type let tuce crates unless otherwise stated >, Pittsburgh $2-2.25. Philadelphia half crates mostly $1.15. Cincinnati 50-lb. sacks *1-1.25 Detroit $2 15 2225. Cleveland generally fair qual ity $2-22b. Chicago $1.75-2.00. New York $1.50. Kansas City $1.65-1 75. St Louis $2.00 Boston best $1.75. Carrots: (Texas lettuce half crates unless otherwise stated.) Boston $1.15-1.25. Chicago mostly 90c. Pittsburgh $1-1.15. St. Louis mostly $1.10. Detroit $100. Phila delphia $1-1.15. New Y'ork 86c $1.00. Beets: (Texas lettuce half crates unless otherwise stated.i Philadel phia 90c-$1.10. Boston $1-1.25. New York 90C-I1.25. Detroit $1 25-1.40. Pittsburgh mostly $1-1.15. Chicago 90c-$1.10. St. Louis $1-1 10. Car lot ship.nents of the entire United States reported Tuesday, March 14. GrapeiruU: Anz. 3, Fla. 93, total US 96 cars. Oranges: Calif. 149, Fla 126. to tal US 275 cars. Mixed citrus: Calif. 8. Fla. 34. total US 42 cars. Cuba 1 car. Snap beans: Fla. 59. total US 59 cars. Beets: N Y 3, Texas 2, total US 5 cars. Cabbage Calif. 3, Fla 36 Ga. 2. N Y 24. S. Car, 1. Texas 27. total US 93 cars. Carrots: Anz. 5. Calif 27. N Y 7. Texas 20. total US 59 cars. Mixed vegetables. Cali:. 25. Colo. 1. Fla. 29. Ga. 1. 111. 1. N Y 4. Tex as 56. Wash. 1, total US 118 cars. Onions. Colo 33. Ind. 77, Mich. 22. N. Y. 10, Ohio 7 others 14. to tal US 103 cars Green peas: Calif. 3. Fla. 1, to tal US 4 cars. Spmach: Texas 84 total US 84 cars. Tomatoes Fla. 47. total US 47 cars Cuba 1. Mexico 2 cars. Potatoes. Fla 22. Colo 48. Idaho 145. Me. 285. Mich. 74. Minn. 189. N. Y. 37. N. Dak 100. N. Car. 23. Ohio 53. others 49. total 1025 cars. Lower Rio Grande Valley move ment forwarded Wednesday morn ing March 15: Mixed vegetables 35. cabbage 27. beets 2. carrots 18. beets and car rots 14. Parsley 3, greens 4. total 103 cars Total to date this season —citrus fniit 3020. vegetables 6770. mixed fruits and vegetables 59. to tal 9849; to same day last season —Citrus fruit 5323. vegetables 9429. mixed fruits and vegetables 133. total 14.885 cars. Coastal Bend shipments report- [ ed Tuesday. March 14: Mixed vegetables 7. spinach 3. radishes 2. total 12 cars Two Are Killed In Wreck Near Houston HOUSTON March 15 —’Two | liersor* were fatally injured and a third badly hurt on the Galveston road early today when a car col lided with a parked truck two miles south of Genoa The dead are Miss Hazel Atkin son and C. G. Overstreet, both of Houston. ADVERTISING DRIVE URGED ^Special to The Herald) WESLACO. March 15— I. R. Stall 1. president of the Weslaco i number of Commerce made a statement to a representative of the Herald trial one of the great needs ot the Rio Grande Valiev is a national advertising campaign to create additional consumption of Valley citrus fruit. Stahl stated that a plan like this had been discussed by many shippers and growers of citrus fruit in the Valley, but. "like the weath er. we talk about it. but haven't done anything yet.” He stated that in view of conditions existing, that such a camjwugn would be needed for next years crop more than ever. Many shippers and growers have suggested that a "per box tax’’ be levied to make up this fund for national advertising. It has ap parently worked successfully on California citrus Stahl seemed to think that the uxiividual shipper, cash buyer, cooj>eratives. and oth ers selling citrus fruit, would ma terially share in the benefit of such a campaign. The thou silt is advanced by many that such a campaign would increase the de mand for Valley citrus as a whole. Many shippers. Mr Stahl said, advertised their individual oral ids. but it does not have the effect that a co-ordinate plan competent ly handled would have through united advertising. Florida Expert To Aid in Rate Fight 'Special to The Herald) HARLINGEN. March 15— The South Texas Shippers Association will invite H T Bennett, secretary of the Florida Agriculture Tariff association, to attend the next meeting of the Valley organization and help outline a plan to fight the proposed freight rate increases The Florida organization ha* worked in preventing reductions in tariffs on imported agricultural products. * PLANE PASSENGERS American Airways had Mr and Mrs. R. D. Wolfe and F M Town send as passengers to Chicago Tues day. Miss Dorothy Wright left Tues day morning on the Pan American plane for Tampico and A. L. Schumacher and W. Alonzo left for Mexico City. Wednesday morning M. B Hugo Antonio Chapa and Mrs. Chapa. Ricardo S Medina. P. G Siegrts! and O. B Knight were passengers for Mexico City. • - City Briefs fc.M !■■■■ I ■Ml.. -■ — , Mr. and Mrs. J. L Foreman an nounce the birth cf a son. Tues day morning at Mercy Hospital. The baby weighed 7 1-4 pounds. PLATE LUNCH. 15c. Th« Mecca —Adv. A son was born Tuesday evening to Mr. and Mrs. Steve Surtees at Mercy hospital, weighing 6 1-4 , pounus. I Mr. and Mrs E J Eiliott of Fort Dodge. Icwa are registered at a Brownsville hotel for a few days. Dr. and Mrs. B. S. Landau of Chicago are visiting in the city for several days, having arrived here Tuesday. Basket Place is exclusive distri butor m Malamoros lor GUER LA1N perfume.—Adv. Lieut. R. W. Douglas and Gen diaries H Dan forth of Randolph Held are m Brownsville. Club Is Organized • Special to The Herald i MISSION. March 15.—Another new home demonstration club for Hidalgo county was organized Tues- , day in the farming and orchard communities northwest of Mission, it was announced here. The officers of the club are: Mrs. L. A. Smith, president; Mrs. J. C. Paspasil, vice-president; Mrs. E. J. Walker, secretary-treasurer; and Mrs. Henry Wamock, council dele gate. The club will select a name short ly. It Is the twenty-first home demonstration club in the county. WHY PAY MORE? 15c 10c | — Last Day — Marlrnr DIETRICH In “BLONDE VENUS" with Cary Grant QUEEN Special Floor Show Tonight Dinner 55c and 70c Music by Haynie Hall’* 14-Pifcr Orchestra Hotel Dining Room ■Imrlififrn I ____ - - . -- 61 NAMES ON HONOR ROLL I (Special to The Herald) SAN BENITO. March 15—Hon or students during the first sin ! weeks of the second semester have j been announced by the schools as follows; Senior hgih—Billy Smith 5 A s, j Caroline Phillips. Bernice Klep- j land Marjorie Breedlove. 4 As; Jesse Thompson Nannie Edmond son, 4 As. 1 B; Bert Livingston. 4 As, 2 B's; Jimmy Mayer, Gordon Fisher, 3 As. 2 B's; Vernon May field. Lorraine Dillard. Carolyn Cow gill. 3 A s, 1 B; Charles Scaier. E. B. Roberts. Dick Reese. 2 A s. 3 B's; P’lossie Crowe. 1 A. 4 B.s; Muriel Aldrich. Nell Wallace, Dan Wunderman. Eleanor Shafer. Mar ldel Robinson, Sara Doan. 1 A. 3 B's; Evelyn Williamson. Virginia Mack. Dorothy McCain. Maureen Fast. Beatrice Buerger. 4 Bs. Eighth grade— Martha Louise Bell. Laura Brandon. Marion Crowe, Laverna Constantine, Charles Fish er. Berneasc Gilbert. Bobbie Mims. Lucille Mansur. Billy Stone. Doris Schreibor. Ramon Trevino, Emalee Wells. R J. Wills. Junior high—Doris Lucille Kend rick. high seventh: Elizabeth At kins. Carol Lou Tippit. Marguerite Clark. Virginia Lea Dodson Lillian Hoyle. Genevieve Peery. Victoria Perez. Ruth Ella Porter. Ray Reg plogle. low seventh; Marsliall George. Burruss Pugsley, Willis Kellogg. Leonora Borello. Sarah Crowe. Margaret Dunham. Aline East. Stella Mae Carraway. Edna Miller. Mary Catherine Norris. Frances Anderson. WHY PAY MORE? '“20,000 1 AA Years In 1Uf f Sing Sing” * — \d With I Spencer Tracy Bette Davis mow 8 AN BKN1TO HUNDREDSSEE STYLES SHOW • Special to The Herald) HARLINGEN. March 15.—Tues day again brought hundreds of Val ley women to this city where they attended the Brasher'-Jones fashion review at the Madison hotel. Twelve Valley girls modeled Nelly Don morning frocks, summer sports and about town costumes, dresses for bridge or daytime wear, and the Sunday night dance and formal | dresses Hand blocked linen, white with colored trims and solid colors were seen in the morning frocks while blue was emphasized in the crepes, marble cord and luces worn in the second group. White, grey, pink rose and other popular shades were seen in the daytime or bridge group, rough and sheer crepes being the most popular materials. For evening wear ruffled capes and scarfs were predominant with pink the favorite color and fashioned of crepe and net in molded lines. Modeling were Gwen Staples. San Benito; Lorcne Strem of Browns ville, Dorothy Campbell and Dor othy Marks of McAllen. Alice Har ryman. Selina Jones, Nancy and Jean Jennings, Ruth Hollman. El lon Waldron, Bertie Lee Klein and Clara Oler of Harlmgen. Mrs. Jones announces that these style show’s will ba continued through this season. Palms Line Highway To Valley Cities (Special to The Herald) SAN BENITO March IS.— Har lingen and San Benito are now connected with a palm lined high way The last palm along the state highway between the two cities was planted late Tuesday and only' a few more remain to be planted on the entrance to the city of Harlingen, but the highway proper has been completed The two cities worked together in planting these palms, raising funds by subscription to buy the palms. and using R F. C. Libor lor the planting. DITTMANN Opening Sunday _———————^ Grusinskaya the dancer life passed by, re born by a new love, played by i m * GARBO * * I Two Sentenced On Charge of Murder (Special to The Herald) EDINBURO. March 15.—Rodolfo and Marcos Rodriguez. Edcouch Mexican residents, were given two year suspended sentences after pleading guilty in the 92nd Criminal District court Tuesday to the mur der of Maximo Trevino, aged Ed couch Mexican Trevino, it was brought out. died February 21. a few days after one of his toes had been shot off. A group of men had fired into the ground to “make him dance” and one of the bullets amputated his toe. Blood poisoning resulted from tiie wound and Trevino died a few days later. The Rodriguez brothers were in dicted last week in connection with Trevinos death Their pleas of guilty were entered Monday and they waived trial by jury. Judge Bryce Ferguson sentenced them Jack Coptienger was sentenced to 180 days m jail after waiving the right to trial by jury and appear ing before Judge Ferguson after his indictment last week on charges of theft in connection with disap pearance of a diamond pin from a McAllen house. 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