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MAY FEEL TAX LAfSTEETH ‘Liberty League9 And Republicans Give Hints As to Fight On Measures WASHINGTON. July 5. f/P)—New tval circles are studying the advis ability of broadening the tax-the wealth program to reach Into the middle Income brackets as well as the $1,000,000-a-year class. Some legislators and experts are known to feel that If the new taxes are levied only on the very wealth iest persons, the revenue resulting would not live up to expectations, w This disclosure came after a White House conference in which plans were laid to push ahead with the tax plan and enact It this ses sion. despite republican demands that the whole question go over to a special session in the fail. Meanwhile critics of the plan were giving an Inkling of the arguments they will use when it comes to the debate stage. Senator Metcalf (Ji ll I). in a Fourth of July address, called on the country to “register s powerful objection to the levying of confiscatory taxes In order to gain the political support of social ists and radicals of every stripe.” The American Liberty league called the president s plan a trans parent political gesture " Chairman Dou'rhton <D-NC) who attended the White House confer ence. said some legislators “feel we can get some additional revenue without injur tice to business.” He disclosed that the question of extending ax revision to lc-wer brackets than previously indicated had been discussed. Doughton’s committee will begin hearings Monday, with treasury ex perts on the stand. No specific tax bill will be before the committee. Doughton said we want to get full information before framing a bill." The Weather East Texas (east of 100th meri dian): Partly cloudy Friday night sad Saturday. | Light to moderate southerly winds on the coast. RIVER BULLETIN The river will continue to fall slow ly* practically all along during the next 24 to 48 hours. Flood Present 34-Hr 24-Hr Stage 8tage Chang Rain Laredo 27 2.0 0.0 .00 Rio Grande 21 4.6 -0.3 .00 Hidalgo 21 6.6 -0.4 .00 Jdwcedes 21 9.3 -0.6 .00 Brownsville 18 9.9 -0.5 .00 TIDE TABLE High and low tide at Port Isabel Saturday, under normal meteor ological conditions: High.7:38 a. m. 7:27 p. m. Low . 12:28 a. m. 2:49 p. m MISCELLANEOUS DATA Sunset Friday . 7:26 Sunrise Saturday . 5:43 WEATHER SUMMARY Barometric pressure was relative ly low over the pleateau and south ern Rocky mountain regions, also ever the southwest and over the north-central states Friday morn ing, and relatively high over the balance of the country. Light scat tered showers occurred on the Gulf coast during the last 24 hours, and scattered showers in the northwest ern states. Otherwise the weather was generally fair to clear through out the country. Brownsville 7 a. m. <CST) sea level pressure 29.97 Inches. F BULLETIN (First figures, lowest temperature last night; second, highest yesterday, third wind velocity at 8 a m.; fourth, prec ipitation In last 24 hours). Abilene . 74 96 .. .00 Amarillo. 68 94 .. .00 Atlanta . 70 90 .. .00 Austin . 72 90 .. .00 Boston . 68 82 12 .00 BROWNSVILLE ... 76 88 .. .00 Br'ville Airport. 72 89 .. .00 Chicago . 72 86 .. .00 Cleveland . 72 86 .. .04 Cleveland . 72. 86 .. .04 Corpus Christ l. 78 88 .. .06 Dallas . 72 88 10 .00 Del Rio. 74 92 10 .00 Denver . 58 88 .. .00 Dodge City. 72 96 10 .00 El Paso . 72 92 .. .00 Fort Smith. 72 92 .. .00 t Houston . 76 86 .. .10 Jacksonville . 72 88 .. .00 Kansas City . 76 96 14 .00 Los Angles. 58 74 .. .00 Louisvil’e . 74 90 .. JC Memphis . 76 90 .. .00 j Miami . 74 86 .. .04 Minneapolis.6fi 94 .. .741 New Orleans . 78 88 .. .00 North Platte . 66 90 .. .04 Oklahoma City. 72 94 10 .00 Palestine . 72 88 .. .00 Pensacola . 74 86 .. .00 Phoenix . 74 100 .. .00 St Louis . 80 96 .. .00 Galt Lake City.go 86 12 .00 Sen Antonio . 72 90 .. .00 Santa Fe. 60 82 .. .00 Sheridan . 48 78 .. .04! Shreveport . 74 88 10 .00 j Tampa . 74 90 ., .00 Vicksburg . 74 88 .. .00 nWsshlneton . 72 81 .. .0" Willlston . (P 82 .. .01 Wilmington . 72 84 .. .00, Winnemucca . 58 84 .. .00 Rev. Smith to Preach Rev. Oscar Tjee Smith, former pastor of the First Baptist church will occupy the pulpit Sundav morn ing at the church. Rev. Smith whc is back in Brownsville, was asked by the oulpit supp’v comimttee to fill the puloit this Sunday. Rev. Smith atsted thit he honed to see manv old friends at the morning service. Ther'* will be no evening sendee as the church is loinlng with others at th' united services at the school grounds DAVTS Ft VO VTWfNr, COLD LADBY. F*vn. Denmark UPV— A number of pieces of pure gold were found in the excavatimr here of an oki Viking ship The gold is be lieved to have been nart of the ornamented attire of the leader of the ship. 'THUNDER OVER MEXICO' PROVES ONLY A RUMBLE BUT CHANGES IN POLICY ARE OF VAST IMPORTANCE _______ -. Cttl»jr«l in Mtiito^Cityj | Preiident Lmro QrJ«n«i] The Mexican church now ha* hopes for a more liberal policy under President Cardenas, who now is ia supreme political power. His recent “silent" victory over Calles was interpreted as a victory for labor. BY HARRY LEVIN Central Press Correspondent MEXICO CITY. July 5 —"Thun der over Mexico" this time has been a deep rumble, rather than a deafening roar. In one of the quietest “storms" Mexico ever has seen, the Mex ican political skies have been cleared. Gen. Plutarco E. Calles, i former president of Mexico, who retired several years ago but con tinued to choose his successors from his famed ranch at Cuerna vaca. rules no more. And his 39-year-old protege. Gen. LAzaro CArdenas, whom Calles "made'* president, has, with a sudden startling show of independ ence, "purged” his cabinet of Callis tas of Calles men, including Rodol fo Calles. a son of General Calles. Contending Forces * “CArdenas is a radical” clamored the allistas. “Old Calles has ruled too long!” replied followers of President Car denas. Then the crisis came to a head. In the past such political crises in Mexico often have ended in long and bloody civil wars, such as brought leaders like Pancho Villa and the late President Alvaro Obre gon into prominence. There are. however, many reasons, political observers declare, for the present peaceful solution. Calles Past 60 It is pointed out that Calles al ready is past 60, and an ailing, feeble man. Recently he was rush ed by plane to Los Angeles for a major operation. And since 1931, when he commanded the Mexican federal forces which crushed an abortive revolution by dissatisfied army generals, Calles has lived the life of a great landed proprie tor on his Immense hacienda at Cuernavaca. On the other hand. President Cardenas, a Callista for more than a decade, and formerly Calles' chief lieutenant, has rallied the voters behind him. The National Revolutionary party, to which both Calles and Cardenas belong, de nounced the Callista broadside of criticism directed against its plat form of socialist education. And the Mexican national chamber of deputies and senate voted by a huge majority to back Cardenas. Platform Causes Dissension Much of the discord between Calles and CArdenas has sprung from carrying out of the platform or the party. Planks include dis establishment of the Catholic church, socialist education In public schools, expansion of labor legislation, road improvements and cutting up of the great estates for | the landless farmers. Around the religious question Mexico has been lauded and de nounced. In various states, devout natives have risen in revolt, and throughout the nation there have been numerous clashes between Catholics and advocates of anti clericalism. According to new mem bers of the presidential cabinet picked to replace |he Callistas. there is to be a diminution of "church baiting." And several athe istic officials, though staunch Car denas men, are being ousted, it is revealed. Cause of Rupture First indication Bf the Calles Cardenas rupture came, however, over a different matter. Calles re buked Mexican labor for striking. The latter gToup, or.e of the mo6t powerful voting factions and cor nerstone of the Mexican Revolu tionary party, became furious. Andi President Cardenas, observers say,: seeing his opportunity to free him- i self of Calles’ influence, defended labor against the charges of "trea-1 sonable activities.'’ He has avow ed that the Mexican government will continue to allow strikes! wherever organized labor deems it necessary. Another Troublous Question Another source of antagonism has been the agrarian problem. Most of the great estates contuiue to be held by powerful generals and aristocrats. Statistics disclose that the increase in the number of small land owning farmers has been small, and far below the theoretical “six-year plan’’ the re voutionary government has set up. JET Shoe Value! That’s Hard to Beat .... We have grouped for quick disposal several hundred pairs of women's oxfords, pumps, ties and straps with high and low heels, in beige, white and some black, and offer them at These Are Values Up to $5.85. The Pair Be Here Early Saturday Sizes are not complete in all models, but you are sure to find a size to fit in one of the many styles at this price. Many Other Shoe Bargain* ' BERWALD’S 1106 Elizabeth — Brownsville uarpers point out tnat tne revolu tion merely transferred the huge estates from the dispossessed “capi talists" to the army generals. Though C&rdenas has the upper hand, observers point out too, that the transfer of power to him took place only after regiments of the army were garrisoned in Mexico City. They add that should Car denas continue to go “socialist". General Calles may find himself spokesman of the conservatives and that such conflicts in Mexico usual ly are decided not at the polls, but in the fie#l with guns and troops. Band Concert The 12th Cavalry band will pres ent a concert Friday at 7 p. m. at Fort Brown. The band is under the direction of W. G. Archam bault. conductir. The program will be as follows: March. The Progressives; selec tion, Adele; waltz. Persian Nights; fox trot. On the Night of June the Third, overture. Jean de Paris; fox trot, Lullabye of Broad way; menuet, Celebrated; march, CoL Smathers. Clothes and other Inflammable materials, soaked in a solution of two pounds of ammonium phos phate and two quarts of water, will become fireproof, according :o a Brooklyn scientist. WOMAN HEADS TEACHER GROUP Rural Education Work Aim Of Ne*r President Of N. E. A. DENVER, July 5. (AP)—A keen-wit ted little woman from Iowa's farm lands laid a small hand to the throttle of the nation’s biggest ed ucational machine Friday. But that hasn't made Miss Agnes Samuelson of Shenandoah. Iowa, forget, she smiled, that ahe still is at heart a “country schoolma am.” “At first I was thrilled by the news, but I sobered with the though: of the responsibilities and the hard work that lie ahead." said Miss Sam uelson, whom the National Educa tion Association elected Its presi dent for the coming year in closing its convention Thursday night. Then, determinedly, she said she hopes to help steer the N. E. A. to ward a “new frontier,”—rural ed ucation. “The country schools and the N. F. A. must be brought closer togeth er.” she said. Small of stature and placid of dis position. Iowa’s superintendent of public instruction yet has definite convictions. She thinks, for one thing, that "children really like to go to school." She regards schools as “service sta tions on the highway of life.” She contends children “should not be allowed to grope around but shown the way to freedom through discip line.” Miss Samuelson. who succeeds Dr. Henry Lester Smith of the Univer sity of Indiina in her new post, dis missed some of the tasks she said •re facing the N E A. One “is in emending education from both ends.” “We've get to drop that idea that education is a five-to-21 year term.” vhe said. ‘This nation needs educa Mon for the children now locked upon as too young to go to kinder garten and for the adults for whom school days ended many years ago." She urged a ‘flexible curriculum ” which would permit chiUren to take t)*e subjects that are nearest their hearts and Interests. BRITISH AITHORS SELECT MASTERPIECE FOR KINO LONDON OP)—King George and Queen Mary. Inveterate readers, do not lack for literature this Jubilee yeaj. Each of the 60 members of the council of the In~orr>orated So ciety of Authors, Playwrights and Composers has presented their majesties with a copy of what he considers his best work, as a Jubilee gift. J B Priestley chose hfs “English Journey.” while George Bernard Shaw selected “St. Joan.” Ramsay MacDonald, a member of the council, sent his "Margaret Lfhel MacDonald." a beautiful ributo to his wife. 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Content open to nil not connected with Colgate-Palmolive-Feet Cm $8,900 FHA Loan* Made At Mercede* (Special to The Herald) MERCEDES, July 5.—Aucording to figures collected by P. P. raring, contractor working with the Fed eral Housing Administration office here. Fifteen Federal Housing loans, totaling $8,900, have been made In the Mercedes district. This includes all FHA loans made through all tending agencies, according to W D. Miles. Valley administrator. Miles is at present in San Antonio, con ferring with W. H Lilly, assistant director general for Southwest, Texas, regarding new regulations concerning FHA loans. On his return. Miles will call a meeting of the building industry of the city and wlu explain the new regulations in order that the work in the Mercedes program may eon form to the changes H. B Hager, as chairman and treasurer, beads the Mercedes PHA committee, with W T- Sootton, Jake Pussier and Stanley McDonald, EL L. 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