Treaty Breaches Are
deplored’ By Group
Of Nations; Future
(Copyright, 1036, by the AP)
GENEVA, April 17—The League
of Nations council Wednesday adopt
ed the tri-power resolution condemn
ing Germany for her repudiation of
treaty obligations with only Den
mark abstaining from voting.
The resolution, presented jointly
* by Prance, Great Britain and Italy,
deplored unilateral abrogation of
treaty obligations and requested that
the league appoint a committee to
consider what measures, economic
and financial, may be taken against
future repudiators of international
Dr. Peter Munch, Danish foreign
minister, in the discussion which
preceded the voting, explained Den
mark would not cast its ballot be*
cause ahe feared adoption of the res
olution would lander “the task of
Joseph M. Beck. Polish foreign
minister, voted for the tri-power res
olution, presumably, league authori
ties «aid, under strong persuasion
from France. Poland previously had
Indicated her hostility toward the
declaration because of its proposals
for invoking sanctions against fu
ture treaty violators.
An attempt by Maxim Litvinoff
soviet commissar for foreign affairs,
to extend the implications of the
resolution to parts of the world
ether than Europe was overriden.
The soviet delegate's proeopal was
opposed by Sir John Simon. British
foreign secretary, who asked the
council to confine itself to “prac
tical measures so all our efforts
won’t be lost in shallows and miser
Foreign Minister Pierre Laval of
France supported Sir John's views
and asked Litvinoff not to press his
request. Laval suggested that the
soviet objective might “more ap
propriately be done at another time
under other circumstances.”
Litvinoff thereupon agreed and the
vote was called for on the tri-power
resolution as originally introduced
by the French foreign minister.
East Texas (east ol 100th meri
dian;: Cloudy, showers in east por
tion, colder in north portion Wed
nesday night; Thursday partly
cloudy to cloudy, colder except in
Light to iresh southerly to wester
ly winds on the coast.
There will be no material change
m the nver dui mg the next lew days.
k'UMMX Present <i4-Ri. 4* - ix.
Static Stage Chang. Rain
ISUTdo 27 -0.8 0.0 .00
Rio Grande 21 1.0 -0.2 .00
Hidalgo 21 1.0 0.0 .00
Mercedes 21 2.2 -0.7 .00
Brownsville 18 1.4 -0.8 .00
High and low tide at Port Isabel
Thursday, under normal meteor
High.4:17 a. m. 2:25 p. m
Low .10:08 a. m 9:15 p. m.
Bunsei Wednesday . * 54
Mnnse Thursday . 9:04
A disturbance ol considerable in
tensity was central over northwest
ern Texas Wednesday morn mg (29 52
a< Amarillo), attended by moderate
lo strong winds over most ol Tex
as. and thick dusts in the Panhandle
region Pressure was relatively to
Moderately high at the same time
from the east Gull coast northward
into Canada and over the lar north
western states. Light to moderate
general precipitation and a moderate
drop in temperatures occurred in
the latter region since last report.
Very light, scattered showers occur
red also in the middle plains states
and In Missouri. Temperatures were
moderate to mild in the central and
southern states at the morning ob
Brownsville 7 a. m. (CST) sea
level pressure 29.73 inches.
(Pint figure*, lowest temperature last
night; second, highest yesterday; third,
wmd velocity at S a. m.; fourth, prec
ipitation in last 24 boun)
Abilene . 66 76 20 .00
Amarillo . 54 80 .. .00
Atlanta . 40 58 .. .00
Austin . 66 82 12 .00
Boston . 30 44 .. .10
BROWNSVILLE ... 71 82 16 .00
Br ville Airport.71 85 12 .00
Chicago . 32 34 .. .00
Cleveland . 32 34 14 .00
Corpus Ciinsti. 70 78 12 .00
Dallas . 66 72 16 .00
Del Rio . 68 86 14 .00
Denver . 42 88 12 .00
Dodge City . 54 70 12 .00
El Paso . 54 88 .. .00
Fort Smith . 54 66 12 .00
Houston .. 66 80 12 .00
Jacksonville . 50 72 .. .00
Kansas City. 50 60 12 .02
Los Angeles . 52 64 .. .00
Louisville . 34 50 .. .00
Memphis . 54 58 .. .00
Miami . 58 82 10 .00
Minneapolis . 38 46 12 .00
New Orleans. 62 76 .. .00
North Platte. 42 66 .. .02
Oklahoma City .... 58 70 20 .00
Palestine . 66 76 14 .00
Pensacola . 58 70 10 .00
phoenix . 54 82 .. .00
St. Louis . 44 52 12 .00
Balt Lake City. 34 52 14 26
Ban Antonio. 66 82 20 .00
Santa Fe . 34 66 .. .00
Sheridms . 36 56 .. .08
Bhrevepcrt . 62 66 .. .00
Tampa . 60 78 .. .00
Vicksburg . 58 68 .. .00
Washington . 38 42 20 .00
Wllllston . 36 54 18 .00
Wilmington . 38 58 12 .00
Wlnnemucca. 28 48 .. .36
anywhere on the body—
ateo burning irritated skin—
•oothed and helped by
BROWNSVILLE BOY GETS NATIONAL PUBLICITY.
Pictures such as these are being
printed in newspapers throughout
the nation as Brownsville's boy lion
trainer. Manuel King. 11, puts his
big cats through their paces in pre
paration for a summer engagement
at Atlantic City. Above, Manuel
has trouble with one of his stubborn
charges, and at the bottom they're
pals again. Manuel will appear at
the Lions club’s cabaret here this
month in a radio skit in which he
impersonates radio celebrities.
(Special to The Herald)
MERCEDES. April 17— Fred
Johnson was elected president of the
Mercedes Rotary club at the lunch
eon meeting Tuesday. Johnston, who
has been secretary of the club for
the past 11 years, succeeds John L.
Other officers elected are John
Herndon, vice president .and L. P.
Boling, secretary-treasurer. John
son and Boling were elected delegates
to represent the Rotary club at the
47th district conference in Houston
April 22 and 23. The local organisa
tion will also be represented at the
National conference in Mexico City
Henry Williamson was in charge of
the program, John L. Leslie, Valley
Boy Scout executive, was the main
speaker for the day. Leslie, who was
Introduced by D. L. Givens, chair
man of the club's Boy Scout com
mittee. told of the National Scout
Jamboree to be held in Washington.
It was announced that the Rotary
club will sponsor moving pictures
at the two Ideal theatres, the pro
ceeds to be used in sending a mem
ber of Boy Scout Troop No. 40, spon
sored by the club to the Jamboree.
Grady Garrison and H. T. Stotler
are included In the Boy Scout com
Superintendent E. H. Poteet had
for his guests two Mercedes high
school girls who won honors at the
district meet in Brovnsville recent
ly. They were Dorothy Gordon, who
won first place in Junior declama
tion, and Dorothy Sue Perry, who
won first in shorthand. Miss Gor
don gave the declamation, entitled
"The House With Nobody In It.”
which won her first place at the j
Visiting Rotarians were Carl
Stxcng of San Benito, R. P. Ward
of Edinburg. J. L. Heicht and Lester
Skaggs of WTeslaco. and W. C. Urban
of Granite City Illinois.
For Holy Week
The following services have been
scheduled for Holy Week by
churches of Brownsville:
CHCRCH OF THF ADVENT
Services for Holy Week.
Wedmsday. 4:15 p. m—Instruc
tion on the church.
Maundy Thursday. 7:30 a. m.—
Celebration of the Holy Communion.
Good Fridav. 12 noon—Three hour
services between the hours of 12
and 3 p. m This service will be in
charge of Rev. Harry Burke, rec
tor of the Church of the Epiphany.
Kincsville He will also give the
meditation on the Last Words of
Our Savior from the Cross.
Easter Day—Celebration of the
Holy Communion at 7:30 a. m. and
11 a. m. R. O. Mackintosh, is rector.
Holy Thursday—7:30 a. m., sol
emn mass: 7:30 p. m.. rosary, ser
mon on the institution of the
Eucharist, preached by the Bishop
Good Friday—7:30 a. m., mass of
the Presanctified: 3 p. m.. Solemn
Way of the Cross; 7:30 p. m.. Of
fice of the Tenebrae. singing of
lamentations, benedictus. sermon
on the Last Seven Words of Our
Lord. Adoration of the Cross.
Holy Saturday—6 a. m. Blessing
of the Baptismal Font, of the Eas
ter Candle, of incense, of the fire,
candles, singing of the Exultet. the
Prophecies. Litanies and Mass.
N. B —Holy Water will be distri
buted after 9 a. m.
Easter Siinday—Masses at 5:30
and 6:30 a .m. Pontifical Mass by
Bishop of Tamaulipas at 7:30 a. m.
Masses at 9:30 and 10:30 a. m.
N. B—Singing during Holy
Week will be done by the choir of
The Bishop of Tamaulipas and
the priests of the Immaculate Con
ception wish the faithful a Happy
N. B—AH these exercises during
Holy Week are directed to com
memorate the Passion and Death
of Jesus Christ. Rev. Francis Bal
zola. O. M. L. is pastor.
One dollar in every four spent by
the United States government goes
to public works.
Rear Admiral to Be
In PWA Purchases
WASHINGTON, April 17. </P)—
An authoritative scarce said Wed
nesday that material purchases ex
pected to absorb f1,700.000,000 of
the administration's work relief
fund will be under the supervision
of Rear Admiral Christian J. Peo
The 58-year-old naval officer had
been mentioned previously as like
ly to obtain an important post in
the president’s Job-making organi
"Folies Bergere." 20th Century’s
musical extravaganza starring Mau
rice Chevalier, shows Friday and
Saturday at the Capitol, Browns
Talcing its settings and its mood
a. well as its title from the Parisian
musical entertainmentt "Folies Ber
gere'’ offers Chevalier his first dual
role. He is seen both as his straw
hatted. singing self and also as a
be-mustached, be-monocled French
Ann Sothem and Merle Oberon
making her Hollywood debut, share
feminine supporting honors, while
the mast also includes Eric Blore,
Ferdinand Munier Walter Byron.
Lumsren Hare. Robert Greig, Fer
dinand Oottschalk, HalUwell Hob
bes and others.
The revival meeting at the First
Baptist church continues with con
siderable interest it was stated Wed
nesday. The service Tuesday night
was marked by choir and orchestra
music. The minister spoke on “Be
Eure Your Sin Will Find You Out.”
He will speak Wednesday evening
an “Opening th* Books," or ’"The
Library of Heaven."
Services are held each morning at'
oclock and each evening at 7:30
3'clock. The public is cordially in
vited to attend these services.
zation but information Wednesday
was that the selection was consid
Peoples, it was said, will be In
complete charge of drafting regu
lations for material purchases
which the Roosevelt administration
says will provide employment for
thousands of industrial workers In
addition to the 3.500.000 to be tak
en off relief rolls.
Actual buying of supplies for
work relief projects, this source as
serted, will be handled in many in
stances by states and other agen
cies co-operating in the program
It was suggested, however, that
some commodities needed in im
mense quantities—like cement
might be purchased centrally.
The assertion that Peoples will
be in command of buying materials
for work relief projects was one of
a number of disclosures made in
Proposed changes In the rul*s of
the Civilian Conservation Corps,
which is to be enlarged to include
600 000 men. were reported to be re
ceiving serious consideration.
Raiding the maximum age limit
for CCC enrollees from 25 to 28
years was one change said to be un
Mr*. Gay Will Get
Her Poem Published
A poem. “A Jealous Cowboy ” by
Mrs. D. P. Gay. Jr., will be includ-J
ed in a book compiled by Miss Flor
ence D. Barnes, Ph. D. of Aust n
which is being published by the
Hardy Publishing company of
Dallas, and which will be off the
press sometime in May. Only works
of Texas writers will be included
in the book.
The local woman's poem was
read several years ago by Miss
Jessie Vance of Refug:o at the Del
Rio convention of the Fifth Dis
trict of the Texas Federation of
Women's clubs. It later won first
prize in the state contest. Mrs.
Gay is chairman of poetry of the
Texas Federation of Women’s clubs.
N«w Minimum of $1.40 U
Approved By Group
(8pectal to The Herald)
RAYMONDVILLE. April 17. —
Willacy county onion growers drop
ped their pegged price to $1.40 in
view of the heavy shipments Tues
day. when 77 carloads were moved,
and were successfully holding the
This price, with a total of about
860 carloads already moved. Is in
great contrast to last season when
with only 161 cars shipped the price
was 75 to 85 cents a 50-pound sack.
About two-thirds of the Willacy
county crop has been moved to
date, and the peak of the move
ment will be passed by Thursday,
with gradual drop from then on.
At the present price the county
will receive more than $1,000,000 for
its entire crop, which is expected
to be around 1200 to 1400 carloads.
The growers reiterated their de
termination to stand by the pegged
price at a mass meeting held here
Monday night, at which time R.
Roy Ruff of Brownsville, president
of the Tri-County Producers Asso
ciation. reported on the results of
his conference with Laredo growers.
He reported that Laredo has only
eight growers, most of whom are
shippers, and they asked for time
in which to think over the matter
before joining a price pegging
Willacy county farmers Wednes
day were optimistic over the out
come of the price-pegging move,
which checked a market that was
going steadily downward.
Even at $140 a 50-pound sack
growers will receive almost $100 an
acre for their onions.
(Special to The FPrsId)
SAN BENITO. April 17. — The
school board this week elected 55
teachers for the coming school
year and will elect five more at a
later date in the place of five who
were not applicants for re-election.
Miss Vola Prentiss asked for
leave of absence to do college work
and four others who were not ap
plicants were Miss Julia Gonzales,
Mrs. Jack Carpenter, liiss Lozona
Thacker and Miss Mary Sue
The only assignments made were
those of C. E. Brodenck. band di
rector; Miss Ruth Sparks, libra
rian; Miss Maureen East, secre
tary to the superintendent.
All others will be subject to
later, appointment. They are Miss
es Otelia Graham, Maydelte Sikes,
Floy Roots, Mrs. Ruth McAnally.
Mrs. E. M. Aiken, C. A. Whittle.
H. W. Poetter. O. V. Brown, C. C.
Williams, 8. H. Branch, Miss Mar
garet Sloan, H. H. Baker. C. L.
Fincher. Mrs P. F. Dominy. Misses
Elizabeth Pfenninger, Elizabeth
Cowgill, Winston Cocke and Metha
And Misses Alma Prentiss, Ethel
Johnson, Mary Bradley, Henrietta
Thomae, Marine Bruce, Lillian
Harl, Maude Nosier. Mae Moore.
Flossie Garrison, Mrs J O. Butler,
Mrs. Paul Cottrell. Mrs. Albin Pol
zin, Mrs. H. S. Tipton, Mrs. O. V
And Frank C. Pierce. Mrs. D T
Youker, Ray Morgan. Miss Adeline
Kfnnard. Dorothy Glyn W «•»’.
Eisie Roots. Mam.e Liles. Alberta
Brown, Chrissie Bowie, Consuela
Cavazos, De Rose Buttrell, Char
Id te D. F-tch. Maid i Lackland,
Mrs. R. E. Chrisuarson and Al
phonso Scott. Superintendent O. L.
Davis recently was given a new
contract and Principal S. V. Neely
also was re-elected.
Rio Hondo Plans
Poppy Day Sale
(Special to The Herald)
RIO HONDO, April 17. — Poppy
Day, May 25. will be observed here
by the sale of poppies by the
Ladies auxiliary of the American
A poster contest for Poppy Day
has been sponsored by the local
chapter, and all school children
are eligible to enter with prizes to
be given for the most attractive
posters. The Auxiliary is assisted
each year in their sales campaign 1
by the Rio Hondo Girl Reserve or-!
Plans for Poppy Day were for-'
mulated here at a meeting of the
auxiliary at the home of Mrs. W
Reed Lang. Presiding over the
meeting was Mrs. George Kindinger
lfSRD DI8T. COURT
Judge A. M. Kent
Docket called for new term Tues
day. Jury weeks set April 22. April
29 and March 9.
PILED: Southwest Bitulithic Co.
va Mrs. John J. Young, et al, fore
closure of paving lien.
Manuel Garcia, et al, vs. R. N.
Jones, trustee, et al, trespass to try
Joseph Sayon vs. Anna Lee Sayon,
suit for divorce,
ORDERS: Martin A. Henson vs.
Delta Irrigated Farms Co., et al,
judgment for debt and foreclosure
Sarah C. Humphrey vs. Wm. Ab
ott Humphrey, divorce granted.
C. T. Moore vs. S. R. Jennings, et
al, to try title, Judgment for plaint
C. W. Jones vs. John E. Fran
cis, et al, try title, judgment for
Pabla C. Garza va Pablo Garza,
et al. partition, leave to intervene
granted Francisco Garza, to which
defendants except. Plaintiff de
mands Jury, set for trial May 6.
Plaintiffs and defendants granted
leave to amend.
E. C. Brand, banking commission
er. vs. L O. Grldle, et al, suit on
note, settled and dismissed at
CRIMINAL DIST. COURT
Judge Geo. C. Westervelt
On trial: State vs. Juan and Al
fonso Zamora, charged with mur
der of Guadalupe Longoria at Har
Antonio Cortez and Hortencia
Claudio Ortiz and Estela Gon
La Feria Seniors
To Present Play
<Special to The Herald)
LA FERIA, April 17.—"The Poor
Pish” a three act comedy, by Wil
bur Braun, will be presented by
the graduating class May 10.
Cast of characters includes: Dor
othy Jane Ktester. Julia Glover.
Mary Elizabeth Rich. Eleanor St.
John, Jonnie Bell Raimond, Beryl
Baker. Maxine Lindberg. Horace
Adams. Edward Hensley, Bruce
Ashworth. Editfi Strickland. Jean
nette Watson. A B. Prine. Joseph
ine Harpst. Billy Stoddard, and
Clara Wyland. C. E. Vail is spon
sor of the class and Miss Ruth
Voigt will direct- the play.
Plenty of steaming hot water is
really a luxury. And under old-time
methods of heating water, it really was a
luxury in every sense of the word. The
cost and inconvenience was so great, that
plenty of hot water was placed in the ne
Fortunately for present day folks,
that condition no longer exists. You can
have ALL the really HOT water you want
or need at such a ridiculously low cost, us
ing Natural Gas for Fuel.
For . a few cents a day—less than
you pay for your daily newspapers — you
can have an unfailing supply of hot water
ample for your every need. Use either an
Automatic Gas Storage Water Heater, or
an Instantaneous Gas Water Heater. The
one keeps a tankful of hot water always
ready, the other heats the water as it runs
through the pipes. Either is very efficient,
it’s only a matter of choice.
Why Deny Yourself the Luxury of Plenty
of Hot Water-Let
supply you with all you can use!
Rio Grande Valley
Laura Ingalls Is Forced
Down After 10 Hours
ALAMOSA. Colo.. April 17. «V-A
blind battle with dust four miles in
the air. more terrifying than a
trans-ocean flight, was described
Wednesday by Miss Laura Ingalls,
whose attempt to set a new trans
continental speed record for wo
men ended here.
“Stupendous. terrific. . tragic,”
were the adjectives used by the
120-pound brunette aviatrlx in pic
turing the black blizzard through
which she flew blind before land
ing her new black monoplane near
here Tuesday at 4:50 p. m.. (5:50 p
m.. C. S. T.).
She had been in the air 10 hours
and 40 minutes—four of them
spent in blind navigating—since
taking off on her projected non
stop flight from Los Angeles to
Before retiring. Miss Ingalls
made a hurried three-mile trip to
the airport to see that a deputy
sheriff was guarding her $20,000
Then she had a telephone con
versation with her New York back
ers, who were understood to have
encouraged her to make plans for
a new attempt at a transcontinent
al crossing in 15 hours or less. The
present mark of 17 hours. 7 min-1
utes and 30 seconds was set in 1932
by Miss Amelia Earhart.
The first woman to fly over the
South American Andes alone, de
clared the flight was the “worst
experience.” in her flying career
Levee Bid* Re-Opened
<8perlal to The Herald)
SAN BENITO. April 17—Bids are
to be reopened Monday on river
levee work near Progreso to which
approximately 4.000 cubic yards of
earthwork have been added.
The bids to be opened here by
the International Boundary com
mission are for 42.000 cubic yards
of earthwork as compared with 38,
000 in the original specifications at
The work Is a part of the flood
control system being constructed by
the commission in the Valley.
(By The Associated Press)
CLARION, Pa—Peter Pascorall.
91 - year - old railroader, v«d
into the office of prothonotar^D
E Elliott and asked: "What about
“I can’t find the record," said
Elliott, after browsing about.
“When was it entered?'7
"In 1894.” said Peter.
It developed that the case ap
parently had been forgotten after
continuance for a couple of terms.
Pascoreil hired a lawyer to aee
that it didn't happen again.
NEW’ YORK— Hosiptals aren't
the only institutions troubled
The Metropolitan Museum of
Art, unable to trace the owners, is
faced with the problem of auction
ing off everything from scarabs
to dining room tables which have
been left oi> its hands.
Most of the articles were taken
or sent there by owners who
thought they had an art treasure,
only to be abandoned on the spot
wnen the true value was learned.
MASTIC. N. Y.—Carl Stone's
hen isn’t going to let the Easter
rabbit take all the season’s hon
ors. She contributed a e1* ounce
egg for the occasion.
SAN BENITO. April 17. — The
drug store of Joice Pric* on W.
Robertson St., back of the bank
has just completed a series of im
provements including a new front.
The floor space has been doubled
by taking In an adjoining store
One-fourth of all the meals eaten
In the larger cities of this country
are restaurant meals.
Blue Star Kills
The Itch Germs
To get rid of itch, rash, tetter, foot
Itch, ringworm or eczema, cover with
toothing Blue Star Ointment which
contains tested medicine that melts,
soaks in quickly and kills the itch.
Moony hack if first jar fails.
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