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BUSINESS MUST BE DESTROYED’ WASHINGTON, March 15. (A*l— Congress was bluntly warned Friday b7 S. Clay Williams, retiring head of the National Recovery board, that k must be ready to destroy the Inefficient minority in business if it determines to protect labor on wages and hours of work. Leaning back in bis chair at the senate finance committee's investi gation of NRA, and pointing his finger at the senators around him. Williams said: “You must enforce the code for the social benefits Involved against the 10 per cent that the code may destroy or if you are determined to avoid the destruction of the in efficient units, then we've got to abandon the purpose of serving the social side.” Talking slowly and carefully, Wil liams warned the committee also that maintenance of the codes was dependent upon some modification of the anti-trust laws. Puffing on a cigarette, the North Carolina tobacco manufacturer test ified : "You can serve one end or the other, but you can’t serve both.” Williams, in his second appear ance In the senate’s NRA inquiry also advocated open and free com petition between communities as well as between Industrial units. He said It was not the function ol NRA to "rebuild the business structure” of the nation. "We ought to Interfere onlv to the minimum necessary.” Williams told the committee, speaking slowly and deliberately. Fishing Is Good (Special to The Herald* DEL MAR. March 15 —J E Smith of Brownsville led the field in red flsh catching Thursday with a total of 34. while most of those who fished had fairly good luck. The report shows the following: , J. M. Aldrich of Michigan City.' Miss 1 red; Mrs. A. Henshaw of Brownsville. 1 flounder; R T Lacount of Brownsville 7. Albert Rogers of Edinburg. 2 sheepshead; Mrs. James F. Webb of Meridian. Miss.. 1 red: Verne Austin of Ban croft, la., 7 sand trout; F. D. Jameson of San Benito. 5 reds, one weighing 13 1-2 pounds; Bill Carlyle. 7; C. W Ward 3; Paul Usher. 3: Ted Brown of "Jettyville." 2: Mr. McMlnn of Harlingen. 6: George Aids and party of Brownsville. 7. The water was clear Frldav and the tide low. with only a few fish caught early In the day. The Weather East Texas <eaat of 100th meri dian) : Partly cloudy, warmer in east and south portions Friday night; Saturday mostly cloudy, colder in northwest and north-central por tions. Moderate to fresh southerly winds on the coast increasing Saturday. RIVER BULLETIN There will be no material change In the river during the next 24 to 36 hours. Flood Present 24-Hr. 24-Hr Stage Stage Chang. Ran Laredo 27 -0 6 0.0 .00 Rio Grande 21 1.2 0 0 .00 Hidalgo 21 1.0 O.o .00 Mercedes 21 2.5 -0.4 .00 Brownsville 18 TIDE TABLE High and low tide at Point Isabel Saturday, under normal meteor ological condition.'': High . 12:20 a. m 3:17 p. m Low .8:06 a. m. 8:55 p. m. MISCELLANEOUS DATA Sunset Friday . 6:39 Sunrise Saturday .». 6:38 WEATHER SUMMARY The disturbance noted over the Canadian northwest Thursday morning advanced southeastward and was central over the plains states Friday morning with increas ed intensity «29 24 at Huron, S. Dale ), while moderately high pres sure prevailed at the same time over the southeastern and far western •tales. Except for fairly general pre cipitation in the far western and northwestern regions the weather was mostly fair to partly cloudy Over the balance of the country during the last 24 hours. Temperatures were mostly near the seasonal aver age throughout the country Friday morning. _ Brownsville 8 a. m. < EST* sea level pressure 30.12 inches. BULLETIN r First figure*, lowest temperature last bight; second, highest yesterday; third, wind velocity at 8 a. m.; fourth, prec lpi tat loft in last 24 hours*. AMlene . 56 80 22 .00 Amanllo#. 48 78 12 .00 Atlanta *.. 38 54 .. .00 Austin . 52 80 .. .00 Boston . 28 40 .. .00 BROWNSVILLE ... 59 77 12 .00 Brville Airport .... 52 78 .. .00 Chicago..... 42 46 10 .00 Cleveland ...... 30 42 18 .00 Corpus Chngti . 60 72 12 .00 Dallas . 54 80 18 .00 Del Rio . 54 80 10 .00 Denver . 48 78 .. .00 Dodge City . 56 80 18 .00 El Paso . 60 82 14 .00 Fort Smith . 60 82 .. .00 Houston . 58 78 16 .00 Jacksonville . 48 72 .. .00 Kansas City . 60 82 16 .00 Los Angeles . 52 72 .. .00 Louisville . 46 52 18 .00 Memphis . 58 68 10 .00 Miami . 56 74 10 .00 Minea polls . 42 54 14 .00 New Orleans . 56 76 .. .00 North Platte . 40 80 .. .09 Oklahoma City .... 56 80 14 .00 Palestine . 54 78 .. .09 Pensacola . 56 74 .. .00 Phoenix . 52 76 .. .00 St Louis . 52 58 22 .00 SiH Lake City. 32 70 .. .10 S?.n Antonio . 54 78 10 .00 p »nt° Fe ... 36 62 .. 00 Fheridan . 42 74 18 .00 cvtj^veport ........ 54 80 14 .00 f—nna . 54 72 14 .00 xM«Vsbunr . 54 76 .. .00 V^a'hineton . 80 46 .. .00 1—. 32 66 20 .00 Wtimineton . 38 62 .. 00 Wlnnrrrueca . 24 66 .. 06 BISHOP TO VISIT The RUht Reverend W T Cap ers. D. D. Bishop of West Texas wiU confirm a class at the 11 o’clock aerrice Sunday morning at the Church of the Advent. Cuba’s ‘Strong Man’ in New Crisis • ——— ■ — ■■■' 1 11 1 —— • Cuba's strong man. CoL Fulgencio Batista, army staff chief and ex sergeant who has made and unmade Cuban presidents, again stepped to the stage center, as be acted to avert a general strike that it was feared might lead to revolution in the island. Batista Is shown here, right, as he presented “wings” to a new pilot at a Cuban army air corns ceremony, near Havana, a few days ago. PLANE TESTS TO CONTINUE OAKLAND. Calif.. March IB. OP» —Perfect weather was awaited Fri day for a Pacific flight of the gov ernment’s new radio compass-robot plane, regarded as the latest de. velopment In safety for transocean ic fliers. A eomtemplated flight for Friday morning which would have carried the plane, and the new radio com pass it is testing, anywhere from 800 miles out over the Pacific to Honolulu. 2,400 miles away, was Indefinitely postponed. The delay was announced by Capt. Clayton Bi.vsell, army pilot called from Honolulu to handle the controls, after the United States Weather Bureau reported condi tions at sea were not as favorable as desired for testing the radio compass. The airman called a press confer ence for noon. Indicating the fliers were anxious to make the crucial test as soon as possible—this after noon if conditions are ideal. "But this is purely a scientific Hight.” Captain Bivsell emphasized "We wont make the flight untili everything Is absolutely Just right If necessary we will wait six months.” In announcing the postponement, the army officer officially disclosed for the first time the objective of the flight. He said MaJ. Chester Snow, federal aeronautics expert in charge of the tests, was authorized Friday to fly to the army transport Republic. 800 miles out of Oakland, and thereafter "proceed as his Judgment, based on the operation of the plane and its equipment, indicated to be sound and logical.” Earlier an official source had said the airmen planned to take off at 2 a. m. <5 a m.. Eastern Standard Time) for Honolulu, and it had been announced such a flight was the ultimate objective in testing the robot and triangula tion radio compass, designed to make the forthcoming transpacific flying “foolproof.” Attorney To* Try To Tear Down Oil Bill BEAUMONT, March 15. /P»—F W. Fischer, the east Texas attorney who crushed a vita! part of the ad ministration's oil code several month* ago. Friday oiled his guns for the first blast at the new Con nally oil bill—the government’s lash over hot oil movement. Saturday Federal Judge Randolph Bryant will hear Fischer's motion for an injunction to restrain the new ederal tender board from operating in east Texas. Fischer represents [ five companies in the latest attack ' on federal legislation. The tender board has been sum moned into court to show cause why it should not issue permits for cer tain petroleum shinmente. The plaintiffs contend authority for the shipments has been granted by the state railroad commission. • \Ve are not attacking the section of the Connaliy bill which prohibits the interstate shipment of petrol eum in excess of the amount set by the railroad commission." said Fischer. •We are attacking the federal tender board and the rules and reg ulations used by ^Secretary of In •enor Ickes. The regulations which are being used by the board are to oppress east Texas refineries.” Fisher contended a large num ber of refineries have closed sine* the tender board started operating again. Man Is Freed JEFFERSON CITY. March 15 — /Pi—The state highway patrol re ceived reports that John Jenry Boonville taxi driver kidnaped Thurs day by four inmates who escaped from the state training school there was released Friday at Gainesville Ozark county. A sponge, recently fished from the great sponge bed off the Ba liamas, weighed 100 pounds and i measured 10 feet in girth. Flashes -Of Life (By The Associated Press) Banker Trap Drummer NEW YORK —To hear the pass engers on the liner Conte De Sav oi& tell It. the ship's captain lost a swell trap drummer because Felix M Warburg had to return to banking. The regular trap drummer be came ill in mid-Atlantic and War burg took his place. In gleaming shirt and dinner Jacket, a flower in his buttonhole, the financier sat with the orchestra for two nights, thumping the drum and banging the cymbal with grace and gusto. Retummg Thursday night, War burg said “it is a terrible thmg to make people think that bankers are fiends'—but he said he was referring to the addresses of the Rev. Charles E. Coughlin, not to the passengers who told of his drumming. Not What She Wanted DALLAS—Raymond Goforth, deputy district clerk, admitted he couldn't do much for the wopian who sent him a letter saying her husband had left her. leaving her with the child to support. “I wagit amonia from him.'' she wrote. Qoforth figured she meant ali mony. He Started Something 6AN FRANCISCO—William Beasley bumped his nose against a red box on a telephone pole. Three fire trucks, a police patrol and an ambulance hurried to the scene He was given first aid for his nose, cut In shattering the tiny glass window on the box. and tak end to Jail where he was booked for vagrancy and being intoxicat ed In a public place. Help! Help! Police! ALBANY. N Y.—Albany police men are "burning up.” Their pals, the firemen, were called out on eight false alarms In 33 minutes in the wee sma’ hours and nobody can find the ones who did it. Police Chief David Smyrl told a conference of six precinct captains "bring 'em in ... or else." ‘Love Theft4 Suit Plaintiff Lose* ERIE. Kas.. March 13.—It took a district court Jury only two ballots to decide against W J Swal ley, Jr.. Baxter Springs oil driller, In his $100.roo alienation of affections suit against F. A Johnson, wealthy 57-year-old Erie business man. The jury Thursday night return ed a verdict in favor of Johnson who had been accused of stealing the love of attractive 26-year-old Bette Louise Swalley, estranged wife of the oil driller. Johnson, supported by testimony of Mrs Swalley, said he did not start going out with the latter un til long after she had separated from her husband. To Open New Cafe (Special to The Herald) RA YM ODVILLE, March 15.—A new cafe will open in Rayrpondville within the near future, owned and operated by P. D. Lissner, who sold a similar business here several months ago. Lissner’s new place will occupy the building now used by the Amer ican Legion as club rooms. Com plete new equipment has been or dered and is expected to arrive soor The opening to slated for abo it March 20. The Legion club will have Its new local Ion in the building one door west of Its present quarters. Let Pj Make An Offer For Your OLD GOLD Yonll Find We Pay Mora We Operate Under U. S. Got. License No. N. O. 14-209 DORFMAN’S Jewelry Store, Inc. The Valley’s Finest 1049 Elizabeth St. F.D.R. PRAISES HOUSING DRIVE The pleasure of the president over the progress made by the Better Housing committees working under the Federal Housing administration is expressed in a letter recently writ ten by him to James A. Moffett, administrator. A copy of the letter has been re ceived by Ben Proctor, chairman of the Brownsville Better Housing Pro gram committee, from Mr. Moffett. In transmitting the copy to Mr. Proctor. Mr. Moffett wrote that the words of commendation of the president compliments the commit tees and their work more than It does the administrator. The president's letter follows: The White House Washington. March 6. 1935. Dear Mr Moffett: This will acknowledge your en couraging memorandum on the op p ration of the National Housing Act I wish to express, through you. my gratification to the chairmen and members of the Community Bet ter Housing Capaign Committees throughout the country because of the results they have accomplished In less than seven months of activi ty In calling to the attention of property owners the benefits to be derived under the National Housing Act In modernization and repair and also In construction of new homes. I am particularly Impressed with your statement that 6.174 communi ties have selected chairmen of their Better Housing Committees, and that between 250.000 and 300.000 volun teer workers are participating, through these committees. In the work of acquainting property own ers of the uses they can make of the Housing Act. It is good to know also that the Better Housing Com mittees now have a population cov erage of approximately 70.000,000 and that 2100 of these cities and towns are conducting house-to house canvasses in which thousands of canvassers, in addition to the committee groups, are carrying on this work. I note that to date calls have been made on over 6.000.000 properties. I and that the property owners have pledged 1,100.000 jobs for moderni zation and repair for a total value of $275 000,000, and that. In addition, you estimate there has already been spent since last August approximate ly $250,000,000 for modernisation and repair. As you point out, with the contin ued active cooperation of our civic minded committees, house-to-house, canvasses will be conducted by prac tically every community campaign committee, with many millions of home owners and business property owners yet to be contacted, mis activity means that, with the ad vent of Spring, an immense volume of business and employment will undoubtedly be generated In other words, the American people will clearly see that the Housing Act orovldes for the nation a way back to recovery and prosperity. In regard to construction of new homes. I am glad to know that en abling legislation has been passed during the last sixty days in twenty six states, and that you anticipate prompt action by the remaining states where enabling legislation Is necessary, to permit the mutual mortgage Insurance plan to operate. That you already have received ap., plications for millions of dollars of mortgage Insurance, with approx imately thirty per cent of the appli cations covering the construction of new homes, plainly Indicates we may expect a decided Improvement In the new home construction field I agree with you that the refund ing of existing mortgages In long term, amortized mortgages Insured under the National Housing Act will result In a safer mortgage structure for the country and will result In a much needed Impetus to home con struction. with s resultant tremen dous demand for durable goods and labor, invaluable benefits to busi ness and the community In %eneral. Very sincerely yours. Franklin D Roosevelt. Honorable James Moffett, Federal Housing Administrator, Washington. D. C. TWO FIRE RUNS MADE • Special to The i»-ram> RAN BENITO, March 15— Fire men responded to two calls Thurs day. one in the morning to a filling station on W Stenger street where an auto caught fine and one in the afternoon at the Johnny Con stantine place on the Harlingen highway where a grass fire was re ported. Defense Says 4 Woman Took ; Her Own Life BRECKENRIDGE. March 15. ] iJf*\—Defense for R. J. Hudspeth, on' trial for the alleged slaying of his wife, planned testimony Friday In tended to show that the woman kill ed herself because ol ill health. The state rested Us case Thsu’v day and the defense opene4a»*% witnsses who testified thatTMrs. HudsDeth had hinted suicide J Mrs. Lela Copeland, sister of the defendant, said she was with Mrs. Hudspeth the morning of the a’, leg* ed slaying and that the wom»n re marked that If relatives “got deer on a hunt she would not be there to help eat 11“ Dr. B F. Leach of Fort Worth, witness for the prosecution, corro brated previous testimony that the bullet that struck Mrs. Hudspeth caused Instant death. The defense contended she shot herself and then placed the small -allber rifle on a nearby table QUALITY REFINED Quality Plus — Quality Refined — is what Jitney Jungle customers get when they buy our Formula 10 Special “Jungle King” Coffee. To the coffee drinkers of the Valley, Jitney Jungle Stores brought something that was dif ferent — something so superior in flavor and strength that the whole Valley enthused. No such quality could be produced under 30 to 34 cents we were told, but imports on a huge scale, coupled with our big, modern, economical roaster, the close proximity of all our stores and a willingness to go into mass production on a low profit basis, turned the trick. Of course, “Jungle King” is roasted fresh daily, delivered sealed to each store and NOT ground until purchased by the customer. Yet 23 cents is all you pay. JITNEY JUNGLE SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, MARCH 15 and 16 Prices Good in Our Eight Valley-Owned and Valley-Operated Stores, Located at Brownsville (2), San Benito, Harlingen, Raymondville, Mercedes, Weslaco & McAllen BEET, 10-lb. JQ Paper bag. 45C CANE, 10-lb. TA CANE, 10-lb. Pi Paper bag . . DUC Cloth bag. D1C FLOUR GOLD CHAIN 6-lb. sack . 28c 12-lb. sack . 53c 24-!b. sack . 99c Extra large, choice P LL I I UvL Head*, each only . DC BANANAS 15c APPLES KXT 15c POTATOES Si L"-:17c — —— m i n ■■■■! Grape-Nuts Flakes Free “Scottie Cream Pitcher” With 2 Pkgs. 18C BUTTER .34c MILK ^S:....20c MATPUrQ ™— 23c lAlblU^ 26c CHERRIES, Red Sour Pitted No. 2 lO Gallon rr Can .IZC Can. DDC CRISCO CQc 3 lb. can. >. %rro Sliced or Halves Peaches c.°n. 10c Pineapple Juice 51! l'™n .121 ic n v • Healthful. Delicious 07 Prune Juice Quart Flaak . a np» Del Monte Early Oft Asparagus Tips Garden. No. 2 can ... Catsup, Olmito, 14-oz. bottle 12Vic PEAS, Mapes, No. 2 can.9c SPAGHETTI, Beechnut, 16-oz. . 9c Edwards MARSHMALLOWS, cello, bag 15c Tomato Juice ««•>»*'* 10c 13**-os- can . SARDINES Ql/ . Del Monte tn Tomato Sauce. Lg. Oval Tins . v Little Wonder Hulless POPCORN, 1 lb. bag.ISc SAVE YOUR SLIPS Save your purchase slips and have them stamped. New and valuable premiums are constantly coming up and either you or vour fiends will need them. Look at our PREMIUM DISPLAY In any store and you will find something you want — and for a trifling sum, too — providing you have saved your purchase slips. With butcher rattle ax high ax SI4.50 per rwt. (live weight! in Chicago and hogs as high aa $9.55. JITNEY JCKGLE STORES are hard put to. but by trimming our profits and making big contracts ahead we are. so far. still able to quo.e lower prices than prevail In many sections. And you can be sure of getting officially In spected and stamped meats from us — nothing else Is allowed in our stores. W’e will not be tempted with doubtful meats that so frequently are offered us. San itation and health come first. LIVER, freah pork, lb.15c BACON, fancy sliced, lb.30c SPICED LUNCHEON MEAT, lb.35c FISH, fresh reds, lb.14c CHEESE, Kraft’s Full Ceam, lb.26c CHUCK ROAST, fancy veal, lb.17c 7-RIB ROAST, choice cuts, lb.20c OYSTERS, extra selects, qts. 49c; pt. . . 25c FULL DRESSED HENS AND FRYERS 1 cab LAVA SOAP BOTH nmuK | MUCKMI || PORK & BEANS No. 1 Can 41/2c White King Granulated Soap “Free, one cake A-Plus Health Soap with each 24-oz. Pkg. Granulated at. .......-... Dromedary DATES 10-oz. pkg.12Vic Washburn’s PANCAKE FLOUR, 2 pkg». .. 15c Fancy Lone Grain RICE, per lb.4Vjc lipton’s TEA Yellow Label Vi lb. tin . ® GINGER ALE MOUNTAIN VALLEY OR DE SOTO Small 1A 24-Ounce 1 (V Bottle .1UC Bottle . ligL Return these Bottles for Refund of 15c per Doten An Small Size and 30c per Dozen on Large Size JELL-O «' I Qr Flavors I Tit 3 pkgs. only . « V BAKING POWDER “ Caiumet, 1 lb. can. COFFEE Maxwell House ^ I O Vita Fresh 1 V 1 lb. can. Sanka Decaffrineated iQ COFFEE1 ,b 40C ^Ur r Vacuum C an COFFEE Chase & Sanborn’s 1 lb. dated pkg. .. MEL’O Per pkg. •Make* Hard water Soft. Excellent All-Around Cleanser" JOHNSON’S LIQUID WAX V. Pint 07 Pint PQ Bottle . .. all C Bottle . .. JjV i Black Flag Insecticide Vl pt. can.21c Pint can.35g Shr^ded Wheat, 2 pkgs. . .2^ Sky flake Wafer*, 1 lb.19c ™?TTT^j DRUG DEPARTMENT HALITOSINE ANTISEPTIC, large bottle. 15c HALITOSINE TOOTHPASTE, (trial bottle antiseptic free) _15c NUJOL, 8-0z. bottle..43c LYSOL, small bottle*.? .. 22c COD LIVER OIL, Nordic, 8-oz. bottle.F.29c OUR WINDOW PRICES THIS WEEK WILL OPEN EVEN A SCOTCHMAN’S PURSE. HOW MUCH STRONGER WOULD YOU LIKE US TO MAKE IT?