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AIR NRA IDEA WASHINGTON, March 15-^-Pv— Clarence Darrow, old courtroom duelist, who conducted perhaps the roost noted of all onslaughts on NRA. accepted an invitation Friday to tell a senate inquiry what to do about the Blue Eagle The Chicago lawyer, now 77. In formed the senate finance commit )&• that he would appear Monday. 5yo s who want to scrap NRA forth with were looking forward to his testimony hopefully. Ten months ago, in a report which brought a furious scrap with Hugh S Johnson. Darrow told the president that some NRA codes tended to foster monopoly and crush the "little fel low ” Johnson replied that Dar row’s report was ••superficial, in temperate and inaccurate." Long - standing differences be tween NRA and the federal trade ^0 BrownsviUa Special 'Tl MIDNITE *1 PREVUE Saturday Nile 11 P. M. Hon. W. S. West saw "Se quoia” in Houston and — “Every scene of it has new thrill!” With | Jean . Parker § Two years ( o f waiting f . . and now | the. picture b that wins 5 screen fame ‘SEQUOIA’ PREVIEW SATURDAY NITE “Sequoia.* starring Jean Parker, with the strangest eo-stars ‘•Malihu.’* and “Oato." ever presented on a screen. "Sequoia'’ shows special preview Saturday night. 11 p. m. at “your” Capitol, Brownsville. (Reg ular engagement “Sequoia” Sunday, Monday, March 24 and 25.) commission had burst into the open Friday after the two agencies placed clashing reports about the steel Industry's price svstem on Presi dent Roosevelt's desk. The presi dent had asked a joint report. The trade commission report strongly recommended that “price fixing” be dropned from the steel code and left 'open to legal attack on the ground it violates the anti trust laws." The commission said that con tinuation Qf “price-fixing" In the steel and other codes would mean “a substantial possibility of a new and early deoression" which might have “radical implications ” The NR A report, which likewise concerned the “basing point" price system used for vears in the in dustry and incorporated in its code, suggested a milder course. It proposed increasing the num ber of points from which steel freight rates are figured so that nurchasers would pay freight charges from TPOlnts closer to them than at present. NRA added that the '■hange should be brought about slowlv enough to avoid unsetting the Industry. Its renort denied that the present r»rlce controls in the steel code were necessarily price fixing. Movie CAPITOL A beautiful and powerful lore story showing Fridav and Saturday at the Capitol Theatre. Brownsville, this week. Ronald Coleman and Lorera Young are the principals and “Clive of India ” the first million dollar BRAULT’S CANADIANS The Music You’ll Enjoy and Remember Playing Every Tuesday - Thursday - Friday - Saturday At the SAN BENITO CLUB ST. PATRICK’S CELEBRATION Favor*-Fun Galore Saturday, March 16th Tune in KRGV, 3:30 P. M. Friday, March 15 - -» TOD A Y and SA TURD A Y The Stars of “Gay Divorcee” In a Gar New Musical Romance foG^S - Niw , ' done* ••n tat ion si —with— Irene Dunne - Claire Dodd SUNDAY & MONDAY Preview 11:30 STARS OF ‘CLIVE OF INDIA’ Ronald Cclcman and Tc.etta Yeung in the first $1,00''000 picture of 1935, “Clive Of India," showing Friday and Saturday at the Capitol, Browns villa. CO-STARRED IN ‘ROBERTA* ■HR r Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and Irene Dunn co-atarred in the new screen musical ‘ Roberta'* showing Friday and Saturday at the Rivoli Theatre, San Benito, and scheduled Saturday midnite, Sunday and Monday at the Arcadia Theatre, Harlingen. Qlfltnam TODAY and SATURDAY j Their Big Moments’ \ I with ZASU PITTS SLIM SUMMERVILLE Universal Comedy ##»»###»######»#»»#»#»»######## production of Darry F. Zanuck and Joseph M. Schenck's 20th Century Pictures company, which last season gave us "The House of Rothschild." 's the vehicle. But this true story of Robert CUw, a poor young clerk in the East India Company, who conquered an Empire at 26 and became England's greatest hero, only to see his star fail when J the woman he loved had drifted from his side, is more than a great love story—it is a reflection of a life of truly heroic proportions—of stagger ing achievement, attained because a man believed in his own destiny. The play of the same name on which the screen play is based en TOD A Y and SA TURD A Y irkuaLle CONSTANCE BENNETT STUART ERWIN BILLIE BURKE SUNDAY & MONDAY PREVIEW 11:30 P. ML I CLARK GABLE IN NEW ROMANCE Uaoie in “After Of nee Hours.’’ with Constance Bennett showing Friday and Saturday at the Arcadia Theatre in Harlingen and ached, uied Saturday midnite, Sunday and Monday at the Rivoli Theatre In San Benito. BUCK JONES ‘DESERT VENGEANCE' Buck Jones and Barbara Bradford in a scene from the new thrill west ern, “Desert Vengeance,” showing Friday and Saturday at the Queen Theatre, Brownsville. Joyed almost two years' run on the London stage. RIVOLI. SAV BENITO The season's gayest and most col orful musical romance comes to the screen with Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and Irene Dunne, in the tilm version o fthe Broadway hit, ‘Ro berta,’* scheduled for showing at the Rivoll Theatre in San Benito Friday and Saturday Rnd at the Arcadia Theatre in Harlingen Saturday Mid nite Preview and Sunday and Mon day, featuring the dancing and sing ing of Fred Astaire and Miss Rogers and a brilliant display of famous fashions by a regiment of beautiful maniquins, the picture offers spark ling entertainment of tremendous appeal. Melody and dance numbers and the lavish fashion displays, are all woven logically into a fast moving comedy and gay romance. The story revolves about the com edy rich situation of an all-Ameri can football player, falling heir to a fashionable Parisian Gown Shop. The grid heir and his band-leader pal. set the world fashion agog, the hearts of the mademoiselles a-twit ter, and the feet of Parisians aflame during the course of their hectic af fair. ARCADIA. HARLINGEN For intense drama few things can surpass the city room of a great met ropolitan newspaper at press time. Well recognized by dramatists, this fact lias more recently been put to TONIGHT* With EDDIE HESS CLUB ROY ALE FLOOR SHOW' One Mile East of McAllen For Reservations Phone 43-J or W use by the scenarists of "After Of fice Hours.” starring Clark Gable at the Arcadia Theatre In Harlin gen Friday and Saturday and at the Rivoll Theatre in San Benito Sat urday midnight and Sunday and Monday. In this comedy drama of New York society the press and a thrill ing murder mystery. Gable Is cast as the managing editor of a newspaper who always gets his story, regardless of the methods to which he may have to resort. Alternating between Park Avenue. Park Row and a boat house on Long Lsland Sound, where a murder mystery Is committed, the story deals with the attempt of Gable to up.root an imminent so ciety scandal and when the scandal Buck Jones —In— “Desert yL Vengeance” ** Also The Vanishing Shadow And Saturday Browmvil e L-QUEEN turns Into a murder story, realist!* drama enters. Constance Bennett, Billie Burke, Stuart Erwin and Katherine Ales ander are co-stax red with Clark Gable In this humorous, yet dramat* 1c screen romance. . .-. . I SUNDAY Monday Shirley Salt*: Brownsvill* BARRYMORE in ’76. LITTLE » I | %. *f§ THRILLS an thick a* a monsoon rain! SPECTACLE won from the pageant of colorful India! ROMANCE a* a girl crosses seven sea* to marry a humble clerk . . . only to find him conqueror of all India! 1935’a First Million Dollar Picture iWi] rfVr IKSILi ..ilL, Ik vx,L,lJ And Cut of lOWa of Katroa TODAY SATIHDAY Brownsville AIM Betty Boop "Stop Thai Notoe" • ETHELENE BI'RNS CONSI ELO DELGADO TOC. IM V M \ * K Greetings to the Public We the cashiers of your CAPITOL for the past years * * * * have unhesitatingly, at your re quest spoken frankly of the merit of the entertainment value of the current feature, whether good or bad * * * * . Now justice prompts us to speak to you in advance of the current feature * * ' “SEQUOIA” * * * * We have all seen this feature * * * * and all agree * * * “SEQUOIA” * * * is the won der picture of the year which you will enjoy to the limit * * * * Each of us believe * * * * “SEQUOIA” * * * * the most pleasant and enjoyable entertainment ever produced at your Capitol Theatre. Therefore, we earnestly request that you see * * * “SEQUOIA” * * during the engagement at your Capitol Theatre showing at a special Midnite preview Saturday night lip. m., March 16th, then to be returned for regular showing Sunday and Monday, March 24th and 25th. We all promise you if * * * “SEQUOIA” * * * is not fully up to your expectations we will give you a guest ticket to your CAPITOL Theatre complimentary to any one picture during the month.