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NEUTRALITY IS URGEDJOLONS WASHINGTON, March 18. VP>— Bernard M. Baruch, who says that I he “present disturbed condition of the world” the United States should "define dearly’’ its neutrality, was called back before the senate muni tions ootnmlttee Thursday for more testimony cm how he helped con duct the last war and what he would do against the coming of any fu ture conflict. With many demands being voiced on Capitol Hill that the United States keep clear of the Euroepan crisis, the subject of neutrality is being pondered by many legislators. The senate committee was expected to ask Baruch u> elaborate cm his brief comment Wednesday. First, however, the white-haired financier was to go on with his story of how the World War Industries board, of which he was chairman, sought to curb the rising price of oopper, vital military metal. Meanwhile, tlie house has passed three measures to Increase Ameri can Naval strength. They authorise the navy to proceed with a $38,000, 000 program to build up Pacific naval bases; provide 1.000 extra of ficers for fighting ships; assure the navy enough aviators for an expand ing air force. The bills, passed late Wednesday, now go to the senate. Baruch, testifying Wednesday, agreed in general with the plan of the munitions committee to set up a taxing system to “pay as you fight.’’ But he was not enthusiastic about the idea of conscripting industrial Ista as proposed by John T. Flynn, economist-adviser to the committee. Cameron Records 103RD DISTRICT COURT Judge A. M. Kent W. L. Moody Cotton Co. vs. Mrs. Albert Hervey as administrator ol O. H. Polley estate, suit for al leged debt on 2.000 bales of cotton held by plaintiff for defendant aince 1929. jury answers special is sues in favor of defendant. PILED: Taylor Lumber Co., vs. Mrs. Bertha Sustaita. et al.. suit on note. Taylor Lumber Co., vs. A. R Kunsch, suit on note. Eagle Pass Lumber Co., vs. Haus man Packing Co., et al. suit for al leged debt and attachment. CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT Judge Geo. Westervelt Juan Granado of Brownsville ■cheduled for trials Thursday on charges of driving while intoxicat ed and murder of Candido Delgado In automobile crash near Browns ville on Southmost highway. FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT 8ETTING8 FOR MAY TERM: May 13 and 14—Criminal docket. May 15—Condemnation suits in connection with port construction. May 16—Hidalgo county bond suits. May 18—Hidalgo county road bond refunding suit, May 20—Suit of galley citrus shippers against citrus control committee, and suits of government against Valley citrus shippers. COUNTY COURT AT LAW Judge Ba scorn Cox FILED: M J. Garcia vs. Antonio Cisneros, suit on account (appeal ed from justice court). Revival Service* Held at Weslaco (Snecisl to The H<*r»!di WESLACO. March 28—Rev E A. Hunter, presiding Elder of the Brownsville District, is conducting a series of revival services here this week, preaching at 10 a. m. and 8 K. m. daily. Rev. Bloodworth. pastor. as reported a good crowd at every service. Rev! Hunter has announced these subjects for his sermons this week: "Dads. Isaac's Dad, Your Dad. My Dad. and Your Boy's Dad," Why I'm A Christian.” "Second Chance Men. Or Men Who Came Back and Made Good." and "The Race of Life.” The roll of states will be called Thursday night, and those present will be asked to stand for the state from which thev came to Texas. There will be no services Saturday. Arms Manufacture By Government Is Urged by Baruch WASHINGTON. March 28.—<4V Peace-time manufacture of war making implements either under government license or by the gov ernment itself was advocated Thurs day before the senate munitions oommittee by Bernard M- Baruch, chairman of the World War Indus tries board. Earlier, the New York financier listened with pleasure to an asser tion by Chairman Nye (R-ND> that the committee was not criticising Baruch's war-time record but sought only to gain the advantage of his experience in formulating a plan to take the profit out of war. Other members made similar statement* after Senator Byrnes <D-SC) had declared “unfair” any insinuations against Baruch’s rec The Weather East Texas (east of 100th meri dian): Partly cloudy, cooler on ex treme west coast Thursday night; Friday fair except partly cloudy near the coast, warmer In northwest por tion. Light to moderate north to north east winds on the coast. 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. Ram Laredo 27 -0.4 0 0 .48 Rio Grande 21 1.8 -04) .03 Hidalgo 21 8.1 tO.l .00 Mercedes 21 4.8 +14) -00 Brownsville 18 -01 TIDE TABLE High and low tide at Point Isabel Friday, under normal meteor ological conditions: High. 1:43 p. m. Low . 4:47 a. m. MISCELLANEOUS J>ATA Sunset Thursday .6:45 Sunrise Friday .6:24 WEATHER SUMMARY Barometric pressure was moder ately high over mo6t of the United btates Thursday morning, attended by generally fair weather and mod erately low temperatures practical ly throughout the area of high pres sure. A tew very light scattered show ers occurred in south Texas during the last 24 hours, and light to mod erate precipitation was reported also from the Great Lakes region. Frost was reported from Missouri and freeaing temperatures prevailed throughout the northwest and the Rocky mountain and pleateau re gions at the morning observation. Brownsville 8 a. m. 'EST) sea level pressure 29.87 Inches. BULLETIN <Flrst figures, towest temperature last alghi. second highest yer ter day, third wind velocity at S a. m.; fourth, prec ipitation in last 24 hours) Abilene ..7... 44 62 .. .00 Amarillo . 38 50 .. .00 Atlanta . 60 74 .. -58 Austin. 52 88 12 .00 Boston. 34 52 10 .00 BROWNSVILLE ... 72 84 10 .01 Br'vtlle Airport. 72 86 .. .00 Chicago . 34 56 .. .40 Cleveland . 36 66 20 .18 Corpus Christi. 62 82 20 .04 Dallas . 46 68 16 .00 Del Rio . 62 88 12 .00 Denver . 22 46 .. .00 Dodge City. 36 54 .. .00 El Paso ............ 46 74 .. .00 Port Smith . 44 76 .. .00 Houston . 58 88 12 .00 Jacksonville . 64 88 .. .00 Kansas City. 34 54 .. 00 Los Angeles. 52 70 .00 Louisville . 38 74 12 .00 Memphis . 44 78 .. .00 Miami . 74 84 .. .00 Minneapolis . 20 46 12 .00 New Orleans. 72 84 .. .00 North Platte. 20 48 .. .00 Oklahoma City .... 44 54 .. .00 Palestine . 50 82 12 .00 Pensacola . 70 74 10 .00 Phoenix . 52 80 .. .00 St. Louis . 36 62 14 .00 Salt Lake City. 24 40 .. .00 San Antonio . 56 92 16 .00 Santa Fe. 26 58 .. .00 1 Sheridan . 22 36 .. .00 Shreveport . 52 88 24 .00 Tampa . 64 84 .. .00 Vicksburg . 52 86 10 XM Washington . 50 68 .. .00 Williston . 14 20 18 .00 Wilmington . 56 66 .. .00 ! Wtnnemucca. 50 .. .00 XT the one-pound loaf U not sufficient for your family, try the new pound-and-a-half loaf, double wrapped, preserving all the rich goodness derived from the highest grade milk. Bsdcing Good Bread for 24 Years LA PERLA BREAD Says Mrs. Yates Mrs. Yates yooses La Perla Bread 1m the same reason thousands q1 Val ley house wyes are choos ing It a bye all others . . . for/its outstanding goodnes/ and uniform quality/ La Perla Bakery JUAN M. PEREZ, Prop. 13th Street at Van Buren ord which may have grown out of the committee Investigation. The statement about .manufac turing munitions was made after Nye had referred to the removal of the Blue Eagle from the Colt Man ufacturing company. He said he was told the war department still would give the firm orders. “Do you see a way of meeting a condition like that?'* Nye asked. “Yes, the government will have to do that kind of manufacturing it self." Baruch said. “Manufacture would give us a yardstick on costs.” he added. •When I saw the criticism about his war time financial transactions." Byrnes said. *1 felt It necessary to state the facts of the case.” He added he was chairman of a special deficiency committee of the house appropriations committee dur ing the war and knew in detail all the transactions concerning Baruch. He related that Baruch had fin anced a mission going to Europe to learn if any American goods were being diverted by the allies from military purposes to commercial purposes. “Baruch paid expenses of the commission out of his own pocket, amounting to 135.000.’’ Byrnes said, aoding that the financier declined reimbursement from the treasury, although the cast saved the United States "many millions of dollars.' Flashes of Life « . (By The Associated Preiw) Loral Boy Makes Good SOUTH AMBOY, N. J—Twen ty-three years ago an energetic youngster named Harold O. Hoff man was suspended from South Amboy high school because he ducked out one day to telephone a newspaper for which he acted as correspondent. The Incident was recalled when the board of education decided to rename the school the “Harold G. Hoffman High 8chool” He's governor of New Jersey now. Sh-h-h-h ...ELKINS. W. Va. — Aura Jean Little. 14. planned to do some cheer-leading at the basketball tournament in Parsons. While seirtng on her cheer leader's cos tume she swallowed a needle. Now Aura Jean is in a hospital and doctors won't let her even whlspei. Painted a “Lily” 6UNBURY. Pa. — An absent minded painter of nearby Danville is reported determined to hang a red flag on the next house he contracts to paint. The painter, whose name has been kept secret, painted a va ca*#» house for a landlord, then discovered after the job was done that he had painted the wrong house. He tried to collect from the owner of the newly painted house and was threatened with arrest for trespassing. If Thev Read Them WEATHERFORD, Okla — Changeable people, these petition signers! The city council closed a dance hall after such action had been requested in a petition bearing 44 signatures. Mayor Sam Bandle then received a petition asking that the place be reopened. Eighteen of the persons who had signed the first also signed the second. IN HOSPITAL SAN BENITO—Chief of Police J Scott Cowart underwent an opera tion this week. The United States government as i such has never borrowed money from the British government. ENTRANTS IN 'NAMED (By Staff Correspondent) SAN BENITO March 28 —Supt O. L. Davis, director general of the Cameron county meet held here last week, has certified those qualified to participate in the district meet at Brownsville. Only those named for first place except in typing go to the district meet, aeoond place winners being al ternates. In typing, the first three place winners all go to the district meet. Davis certified the fallowing: De bate-boys: E. B Roberts and Jesse Thompson. San Benito, first; Tom Swafford and Dan Murphy. Jr., Har lingen, second. Girls: Julia Glover and Eleanor St. John La Pena, first Mary Hinkly and Barbara Boyer. San Benito, second. High school declamation—Senior boys: Chester Dunn, San Benito, first; Orville Laabs, Stuart Place, second. Senior girls; Maxine Lind berg. La Feria. first; Belva Brock haus, Rio Hondo, second. Junior boys: Jack Reed. San Benito, first;i C. H. Hamilton, Jr., Harlingen, sec ond. Junior girls: Dorothy Jane Prentiss. San Benito, first; Delorian Eads, Harlingen, second. Ward school declamation—Boys: John Hubert Weed. Harlingen, first; Morris Nesmith. San Benito, second. Girls: Doris Marie Peoerson, lx* Fresnos, first; Jessie May Nowling. Harlingen, second. Ready writing (Class ‘A )—Jane Bohner, San Benito, first; Dan Mur phy. Jr.. Harlingen, second. (Class C B’)— Mary Alice Schaudies, Port Isabel, first; Georgia Orr, Stuart Place, second. (Ward School)—Jenny Wren Ford. La Feria. first; Jenny Lind Wilson. Highland, second. Extemporaneous speech — boys: Lester Parker. San Benito, first Girls: Dorothy Jane Kiester, La Feria. first; Robbie Rae Breedlove. San Benito, second. Typing—Marlon Watcher, Los Fresnos; Wynona Watkins, Port Isa bel. second; Lester Parker. San Ben ito. third. C. E. Vail of La Feria. director of the athletics division, will certify his winners directly to the district di rector general. J. Lee Stambaugh of Pharr. San Benito Kiwanis Attend Barbecue < Bv Staff Correspondent) SAN BENITO. March 28. — An outdoor meeting was held by the San Benito Kiwanis club Wednes day at the city hall when the mem bers partook of barbecued beef serv ed by Boy Scouts. The troop sponsored by the Kiwa nians served the barbecue in order to raise money with which to send a delegate to the national jajnboree at Washington In August. The general public was invited to the barbecue which was under the general direction of John O. Pren tiss. the clubs boys and girls work chairman. The club will resume Its weekly meetings at the Stonewall Jackson hotel next Wednesday. Shorthand Division Winners are Named (Bv Staff Corr<**ponden») SAN BENITO. March 28 — San Benito won first place in the short hand division of the Cameron coun ty interscholastic league meet held here last week, according to Supt. O. L. Davis, director general. Har lingen placed second. Members of the San Benito team and their scores are: Nell Wallace 94.33, Peggy Baxendale 92. Sarita Grcenslade 89.33. The Harlingen team was com posed of Ruth Yates 84 66 Kathryn Riley 77 33 and Betty Yates 72.33. R. E. Manning of Harlingen was director of this division which did not count points in the meet. Re sults In this division were not made known last week. Laura Wheeler Designs CROCHET THESE FOR BEDROOM OR LIVING ROOM SAYS LAURA WHEELER All you need Ls some string and a crochet hook and this lovely cush ion and matching accessories can tie yours. The design is a simple mesh effectively accented with pop corns; a second color brings it out most effectively. By making the square somewhat smaller than the size needed for the pillow, squares result that make exquisite bed spreads. scarfs and other accessories. In white or delicate colors, the* Low Neck Gowns Will ***** ***** Be Worn By Debutantes *»**« ***** At Buckingham Palace LONDON, March 28. —OF,— Low | necked gowns will be the almost uniform mode among the deb utantes and matrons who enter Buckingham Palace Thursday night for presentation to Their Majesties. King George and Queen Mary, at the first court of the season. Only a few elderly women, fearful of catching cold, have been grant ed permission to wear gowns with high neck lines. The lord chamber lain inshged on strict observance of the costume regulations which many have ignored in the past. Eighteen American women will be presented Thursday night and 10 Tick Inspectors Named for Cameron (Bv Staff Correspondent) HARLINGEN. March 28— Ten tick inspectors have just been named by the State Sanitary Livestock commission, according to L O Nichols who was appointed county supervisor. Those appointed Inspectors were J M Saner. Las Yescas; Tom Cow art. R. J. Brooks, and E. H. Fairey. | San Benito; Berry Holcomb. A. T. Trevino. Tom Harris. Brownsville; B Stack. Harlingen; W H Wheat on. Combee; W. E. Holly. La Peria. Nichols suoceeds Dr. M. A. Child ers of Harlingen as county super visor. Brooks and Trevino are the only holdovers from among the previous appointees. All appontments are effective April 1. design is lovely for the bedroom; in ecru with deeper colors, it will add distinction to the living room. Pattern 856 comes to you with complete directions for making the pillow and the square for other ac cessories and for joining it to from these; material requirements; col-! or suggestions; illustrations of the pillow, of the joined squares and of all stitches used. Send 10 cents in stamps or coin ♦coin preferred) for this pattern; to The Brownsville Herald. Needle craft Dept. 82 Eighth Avenue, New York. N. Y. Friday night by Mrs. Robert W. Bingham, wife of the United States ambassador. Along with the others who art accorded the privilege of curtseying before Great Britain’s king and queen, they will be required to wear full length trains and the tradi tional three feathers arranged neatly in their headdress. The gowns selected are dignified and unostentatious, many having necklines of the shoulders. Thursday Mrs. Bingham will wear a beautiful and picturesque period dress of dull French blue taffeta. The skirt is full with panels of blue and silver lace, while the yoke has fresh pink satin revlers and a cream colored net gilet. Miss Mary Pye Hutcheson of Houston. Texas. 1s wearing an all white period gown of soft taffeta ‘Cub’ Program Drive Is To Begin in City An educational oourae for fathers and mothers of boys 9, 10 and 11 yean old on the elements of the Cub program will be conducted in Brownsville by John L Leslie, scout executive for the Lower Rio Grande Valley Council Boy Scouts, Monday night, April 8, at 8:00 p. m.. at the Junior college building. C. C. Stewart, chairman of the Brownsville district, has a special Cub committee appointed working out the plans for this course. The com ml tec consists of Dr. B. O. Works, Wallace Harwood and Wm. Rasco. Cubbing Is a program for boys 9. 10 and 11 years of age that was adopted and is sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America. It was adopted after about five years of research and study by qualified boy leaders It is a program destined bring the boy back Into the backyard of his home for its activities It has none of the military features and Is built an boy physicology. what they do and what they should do. It is a program that will help parents to accomplish things that they are dally attempting to pat acroea the lives of their children II was announced. Brownsville is the third town la the Valley to take up the cub pro gram. Edinburg and Harlingen each have a pack. Each pack has four dens or neighborhood groups round which moat of the work la dona. Harlingen Kiwaniant Honored by Floridans (Special to Than, raid) HARLINGEN. March 28. —Ths Hollywood, Florida, Klwania club has designated Monday w* Harlin gen Klwanis day, according to a message received by the local elub and retd at Its meeting this week at the Christian church Harlingen literature will be dis tributed at this meeting of the club, and a royal palm along Hol lywood dedicated to the Harlingen club. George H. White of Brownsvlle, Cameron county relief administra tor. described the organization and said that everything was done on written order. The highest salary paid any employe is $35 u week. Tom B. Bowman introduced F. O. Roane, formerly of Amarillo, who Is now practicing optometry hers. Miss Gertrude Roberts presented * the North Ward school choral club. Attend the Big Herald I Cooking School Attend the Big Herald Cooking School Mrs. Beulah Mackey Yates Will Show How To Do Better Baking With These Finer Flours ^ „ Notice the smooth, even texture of this famous flour JPSI them in your most difficult baking You will be supplied at the wonderful results. Ask your grocer foe oj*ro< these three brands— Pioneer Angelhood White Wings FLOUR M. Garda Gomez & Champion Distributors — Brownsville Manufactured by PIONEER FLOUR MILLS Established 1851 San Antonio i THAT YOUNGSTER OF YOURS • SHE! THE FOOD A CHILD EATS TRAVELS . THROUGH 20 FEET OF BOWELS l IT IS ONLY IN THE LAST . .110 FEET OF THE JOURNEY THAT SLUGGISHNESS OR NEED FOR HELP USUALLY OCCURS. THATS WHY A WISE MOTHER GIVES A LAXATIVE THAT ACTS OH THE POWER COLON i .ft THE BEST SENNA GROWS IN EGYPT. 8000 MILES AWAY. AND OOMES TO US IN HUGE BALES. EACH WEIGHING SEVERAL HUNDRED POUNDS » LUCKY fOR HUMANS, ESPECIALLY CHILDREN, MOTHER NATURE PVT A SENNA PLANT iN HER GARDEN (THE EXTRACT PROM ITS LEAVES MAKES A NATURAL LAXATIVE THAT ACTS ONLY ON THE LOWER COLON) “ REGULATED HELP* WILL REALLY HELP THE BOWELS It’s hard to improve on Nature! Leaves of senna produce a natural laxative. No man-made medicines have ever surpassed its gentle and helpful action on the bowels. It works so nicely for the delicate system of a child, many doctors urge mothers to give r\o other laxative. Even- mother should know about elixir of senna, and how easy it is to obtain, anywhere, in a delicious tasting fruity syrup that contains just the right amount for children's use. California Syrup of Figs is what you ask for—at any drugstore. A little of this syrup will relieve a child’s constipation overnight and won’t upset a six-month-old baby. If you have a child who has "bilious spells" which cathartics help for only a day, try California Syrup of Figs. Get the real Cali fornia brand, giving him gradually reduced doses, till the bowels are moving regularly and thoroughly without any help at all! The secret oj safer relief from constipation is reduced dosage. The action of a liquid laxative like Syrup of Figs can be regulated, because you can regulate tne dose. That’s why doctors approve this form of help. And why mothers who once try it simply refuse to Sve their children anything else. ruggists say that the sale of this natural laxative is increasing by leaps and bounds. It isn’t strange that California Syrup of Figs helps sluggish boys and girls, and Has made their mothers so enthusiastic. Next Odd Fact: Oddest use of Sand; Egyptians Swallowed it for a Laxative.