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IS ASSESSED FORMING Oumerdndo Casanova of Har fcjR&en was found guilty of mur tlerlng Enrique Herrera at Harlin gen Sept. 4, 1933. by a criminal district court grand Jury which re turned Its verdict Tuesday morn ing. and the defendant's punish ment was assessed at three years in the penitentiary. Defense coun sel gave notice of appeal. Trial of the case took all Mon day afternoon, going to the jury at about 10 p. m. Casanova pleaded not guilty, claiming that Austaquto Flores, who was Jointly Indicted with Casanova, did the stabbing which resulted fatally for Herrera. The stabbing occurred in Casanova'a cafe In Harlingen when a hurricane was blowing, according to witnesses. According to witnesses. Herrera got Into an argument with other occupants of the cafe and he was ordered out of the place by Casa nova. The witnesses agreed that Herrera returned and that the stabbing occurred then, but they disagreed as to who did the stab bing. Casanova claimed that Flores, who received a stab wound, grappled with Herrera and stabbed him with a pocket knife. The oth er witnesses, however, said that Casanova did the stabbing. State's witnesses asserted that Herrera abused the men in the cafe, and that he became incensed when Casanova called him a “wet back'' and ordered him out of the establishment the first time After being stabbed, Herrera Staggered out into the hurricane and fell in the street. He died soon afterrard Casanova admitted on the stand that he had previously served s penitentiary sentence on a charge of assault with intent to murder. The defendant stated, however, that this occurred about 20 years ago, and that the man he fired up on hao killed his (Casanovas) younger brother In San Antonio. Wednesday E. T. Fagala. well knuwn San Benito man, is slated for trial on charges of murdering his father-in-law, O. R. Daniels This case, which resulted In a mis trial prevtoualy, Is expected to at tract wide attention. v The Weather East Texas (east oi lUbUt meri dian*: Cloudy, local rains m soutn potuon iuesuay night and Weunes aay; cooler m nonn portion Tues day ngnt. Lugm to moderate easterly winds on tne coast. Hl\ ER BULLETIN There will be a slight rise in the river lrom Mercedes down, and no material change from about Hidaigo up during the next 24 to 36 hours. r iUuu riuiut •• bUigt* biuge cagui si • Laredo 27 -0.5 0.0 .00 Kio Grande 21 4.8 -1.0 .00 Hidaigo 21 16 r2H .00 Meroeaes 21 o.4 -0.4 .00 Brownsville 18 3.8 rQA .01 [IDE TABLE High and low tide at foiut Isaue. Wednesday, under normal meteor OlOgiCa* CoUUUlOUa High.3:46 a. m. 2:57 p. m. Low.9:54 a. m. 9:31 p. m. MISCELLANEOUS DATA Sunset Tuesday . 6.47 fiunnse Wednesday .6:19 WEATHER SUMMARY Barometric pressure continued rel atively to moderately low over the southwest and the plateau region, fell over the northeastern states, and rose over the plains and north-cen tral states since Monday morning. Except lor light, widely' scattered Apecipltation the weather was most ly fair to partly cloudy throughout the country during the last 24 hours. Temperatures changed lltte through out the country, except fell some what locally in the far northwest, re sulting in sub-zero readings In por tions of Montana and the Canadian northwest Tuesday morning. Brownsville 8 a. m. <ESf> sea level pressure 29 84 inches. BULLETIN (Tim figures, roveti tempernure .ui Bight, second highest yesterday, third Wind velocity at 8 a. m . fourth, prec ipitation in last 34 hours) Abilene . 52 92 12 .00 Amarillo. 38 82 10 .00 Atlanta . 60 76 .. .00 Austin . 68 90 .. .00 B iston . 38 44 18 .02 BROWNSVILLE ... 68 83 11 01 Br'ville Airport .... 66 84 .. .01 Chicago .. 36 40 12 .00 Cleveland . 34 42 .. .02 Corpus Christ!. 72 80 .. .00 Dallas . 66 90 12 .00 Del Rio . 70 90 10 00 Denver . 18 42 .. .00 Dodge City ... 30 54 14 00 El Pa' 0 . 52 76 12 .00 Pori Smith ... 56 70 .. .00 Houston .. 70 86 .. .00 Jacksonville . 66 86 .. .28 Kansas City. 34 48 .. .00 Los Angeles . 54 62 .. .00 Louisville . 50 64 12 .00 Memphis . 60 68 .. .00 Mumi . 70 84 .. .00 Minneapolis . 24 34 12 .10 New Oceans. 68 84 .. -00 Nort’i >latte. 20 36 .. .00 Oklahoma City .... 46 62 14 .00 Palestine. 66 86 .. .00 Pensacola . 66 74 .. .00 Phremx . 52 82 .. .00 "*t. Louis. 42 52 12 .00 .It Lake city. 42 62 .. .00 kg Antonio ........ 68 t>*' .. .00 i-tita Fe . 34 62 .. .00 iheridan . 8 20 .. .04 Shreveport . 66 86 .. .001 Tampa 70 84 .. .00 Vicksburg . 04 82 .. 00 Washington . 42 46 .. J4 Williston . 8 24 .. .00 Wilmington . 58 74 .. .00 Winnemucca. 38 58 .. .00 Vlatamoros Cotton Planting Returned Many farmers on the Mexican le of the Rio Grande are plant -g cotton this week following eavy showers over the week-end. 'cording to reports brought to orwnsville from resident* of that rea. , Report* here show that rain fell 11 the way do«*n to Tampico, and hat the drou/i situation is con iderably relieved. Very little rain in the area west A Matamoros was reported. When A Daughter Needs Consoling • •• Louise Fazenda. Irene Hervey. Leo Carrillo In "The Winning Ticket", showing Tuesday and Wednesday at the Queen Theatre. Brownsville. A Gav Moment in ‘The Night is Young‘ Herman Bmg. Evelyn Laye. Ramon Novarro In "The Night Is Young", showing Wednesday and Thursday at the Capitol Theatre, Brownsville. South Resorts To Many ‘Tricks’ To Bar Negro’s Vote ATLANTA Ga . April 2 UP\—The device of Tekas democrats exclud ing negroes from primaries by party edict which the supreme rourt upheld is only one of many novel methods which Dixie has employed to make their primaries strictly white. The United States constitution guarantees negroes the right of franchise but southern states have found many ways to discourage them from voting in the primaries and victory in the primary in the solid south is tantamount to elec j tion. In Florida and Arkansas as well as in Texas the democratic party restricts the membership to whites In Georgia, voting by negroee in the primary "Just isn’t done." It's a custom here rather than a law. Louisiana and Mississippi require persons registering to "interpret" any portion of the constitution the registrar may put his finger upon In the case of negroes, the regis trar is hard to satisfy Alabama also requires the pros pective voter to be able to read write and understand the constitu tion The voter also may be a freeholder. South Carolina democrat* re quire both white* and negroes to read and interpret the constitution relative to voting qualifications— and educational qualifications form an obstacle to participation in Vir ginia democratic primaries. Negroes are allowed to vote in Tennessee primaries. The majority of the negroes make no effort to vote in North Caro lina primaries although there is no legal barrier Immediately after enfranchise ment of negroes the southern democrats cast about for methods of confining the primaries to whites and the present rules represent an evolution from the reconstruction da vs. The Texas legislature tried to rule out negroes by atatute. The supreme court threw that out Next the legislature passed a law giv ing the state democratic executive , committee the power to exclude ne groes. The high court said this was unconstitutional because the action was that of the state and I not the democratic party Arkansas democrats require vot ers to be white—and the customary 21. A Little Pock negro, in a case similar to the Texas case, ques tioned the right of the party to make its exclusive ruling but the U. S. supreme court held the party had the right to fix its qualifica tions for primaries Florida democrats bar negroes from membership in their party. To make the case tighter. Florida law permits only members of the party to vote In primaries I The Georgia democrats have spe cifically called their party fights I “the democratic white primary.” Party leaders said there was no law to prevent the negro from vot ing in primaries in this state. The constitution keeps all general elec 1 tions open to negroes throughout the south. Redfish Caught f8o<*e1al to The Herald > DEL MAR April 2—The few fishermen who tried their hand in i the waters here Monday had good | luck, catching a number of redfish. some of them big fellows. The tide was very low Tuesday morning, with only a few persons fishing. Monday'* catch Included: K M Lee of San Benito. 4 reds, one weighing 10 pounds; T 8. Boyd of San Benito. 2 reds; B L. Schiabotte of Brownsville. 7 reds, one weighing 15 pounds; Ralph Melley and Jark Silver of Harlingen. 15 reds. 2 trout. 1 drum: Rufus Ransome of Browns ville. 1 red; C. P Morales of Brownsville. 6 reds; Jack DeWitt of Oklahoma City, 4 reds. Laura Wheeler Designs LAURA WHEELER FINDS DUTCH FIGURES DECORATIVE ON MANY LINENS If you’ve been wondering how to make the breakfast nook a bit more fascinating, let these joyful Dutch figures be the answer. They are nove ly In the comers of a teacloth—on the ends of a scarf—on curtains or cushions. Do them In two shades of a color or in a variety of colors— you’ll be delighted with the result. If you have already used pattern 902 on your towels, you'll find these the companion pattern. So you can go ahead and match your kitchen and breakfast nook linens, which is the thing to do. Pattern 951 comes to you with fcur motifs 74 x 64 inches, two motifs 24x6 Inches, two motifs 34 x 6 inches, end four smell motifs for napkin corners; color suggestions; material requirements; Illustrations of all stiches needed. Send 10 cents in stamps of coins (coins perferred) for this pattern to The Brownsville Herald. Needle - craft Department, 82 Eighth Avenue, New York. N. Y. SOLONS PEEVED WITH ROBINSON WASHINGTON. April 1. C*)— Resentment at remarks by Senator Robinson of Arkansas, the demo cratic leader, smouldered Tuesday among senators who wrote the wage amendment which has stirred up a dispute delaying final action on the $4,800,000,000 work relief bill. They met to decide whether to re sign from the conference commit tee charged with settling congres sional differences over the measure Prior to their meeting Senator Glass <D-Va> asserted that Robinson had reflected upon the ability of the con ferees to carry out their duty con scientiously. He referred to the Arkansan's as sertion that it was "regrettable that the custom has prevailed In the sen ate of too frequently committing a bill to Its enemites.’' At the heart of the controversy be tween the two southerners was an amendment which would require that one-third of the $900,000,000 set aside In the works bill for loans and grants to states and local govern ments be spent directly for labor. In an effort to eliminate this re quirement. the house sent the meas ure back to conference Monday after hearing that was what President Roosevelt wanted it to do. Glass then asserted that he might decline to serve In a new confer ence on the measure. If he continued on the committee, he said, he would not yield to the administration's de sire for elimination of the wage amendment. It was indicated that. should Olaas resign. Senators Hale fR-Maine) and Keves iR-NH) also would leave the committee. The possibility that Sen ator Copeland iD-NY) might resign, too. was suggested in some quarters If these four stepped out. new sen ate conferees would be appointed to sene with Senator McKellar <D Tenn) the fifth member of the com mittee. in the event he decided to continue. Hidalgo Seems To Be Opposed To Tomato Plan (Social toTh# Hwsldl McALLEN April 2. — Hidalgo county tomato grovtrs hav* de cided against a proposed tomato marketing agreement as suggested bv Secretary of Agriculture Henry’ Wallace in Washington as another affiliate of the Agricultural Ad justment Administration. A meeting of growers held at the McAllen Chamber of Commerce building resulted In a vote of 14 to 5 against the proposal. The proposal will be substituted to growers in the eight-county dis trict suggested under the proposal as made public by the AAA in Washington. Sometime within the next week, an election will be held In which growers will be expected to express their approval or dis approval of the proposed agree ment. Brooks county growers, meeting at Falfurrias last week, approved the proposal but expressed their regrets that Duval -county had been omitted from the tomato-producing counties listed in the agreement. The proposal. In brief, provides for control of tomato marketing by a tomato control committee, similar in organization to the Texas Citrus Control Committee. The tomato producing section of South Texas would be divided into districts as follows: District 1. Cameron coun ty: District 2. Hidalgo county: Dis trict 3. Brooks. Zapata. Starr. Wil lacy. Jim Hogg and Kenedy coun ties. The committee would be com posed of three grower-members, three shipper-members and a sev enth member chosen by the first six. The agreement, according to infor mation from the AAA. would call for grading of shipments according to United States standards and for certification and inspection by the Federal-State Inspection Service. Inferior grades and sizes would be withheld from the market by the control committee when deemed advisable in improving return* to growers. Port Isabel To Vote On School Trustees i By Staff Corre*poRdcnt ( PORT ISABEL April 2— Only | two of the three Port Isabel school district trustees whose terms expire this week are ut> for re-election Saturday. Ross Stanley and A F Browder are seeking re-election but will be opposed bv J. W Pate. Barrett Donaho and Kelly C. Wiseman The three high men will win. H A. Showers’ term as trustee expired but he la not seeking re-election. Voting will take place at the Cen tral School with Perry Leonard, manager; Theo. R. Hunt and J. D. Keene, judges; and James H. Thompson and Mrs. Jack Allen, clerka Weslaco Man’s Father Succumbs In Missouri (Special to The Her*ld> WESLACO April 2 —Friends of J Y. Rohr of Weslaco have been informed of the death of his father. Qeorge Rohr, at Perry. Missouri He was 80 year* old and Is survived bv the son here and a daughter. Mrs John Johnson, of Pern Deceased and wife resided at Donna for seven year*, locating there in 1919. They owned propertv near Edcouch. Mr. Rohr was a deacon in the Baptist church. His wife preceded him in death four years ago. High Winds Bring But Little Rain High winds struck Brownsville and the Valley Monday night brought very little rain, reports from the Brownsville weather bureau Tues day indicated. The bureau reported that the winds reached a maximum velocity of 33 miles an hour at the office, but as the blow was very erratic it is possible the maximum was high er at other points. Los Fresno particularly reported high winds, the bureau reported. The disturbance was purely local in nature, and was described as a i squall. Huey Decides Now He s ***** ***** Authority on Owls, And ***** ***** Starts Up Demonstration WASHINGTON. April a.—.AP>— Senator Huey P. Long completely j lost himself Tuesday in hie latest role—that of an old Louisiana • schootch” owL It all came out of the latest controversy stirred up by the King POLAND WANTS LEAGUECHANGE WARSAW. April S. oP^A hint that Polish statesmen may propose strengthening of the League of Na tions in their talks with Captain An thony Eden was contained Tuesday in the Gazetta Polska, whose infor mation Is regarded as officially in spired. The visit of the British diplomat, the organ said editorially, comes at a time when the European system based on the Geneva organisation "begins to shiver." "One must either modify and for tify the league or create a new sys tem.” Gazetta Polska said. ‘The lat ter proposal is very difficult be cause such a new plan would have to be general and elastic to prove effective." A full day was outlined for Eden, beginning with preliminary confer ences with the BriUl h mission. He , will lunch with President Ignace Moscicki and join Marshal Joseph Pilsudski. the Polish dictator, lor tea in the afternoon There the principal discussions for which he came to Warsaw probably will take place. Tuesday night Eden was to dine with Burgomaster Adophe Mux The British Lord Privy Seal, whose pilgrimage in the cause of peace has carried him so far on a 2.500-mile trip from London to Pans. Berlin and Moscow, appeared fatigued when he stepped from his railway coach Mon-; day night. The entire foreign office ; staff was on hand to welcome him. The Gazetta sounded the note of cordiality which everywhere appear- ; ed to attend Eden's reception. “There Is a close bond between Polish and British foreign policies,” the organ said “Both countries are earnestly concerned with stabilizing peace Both are against groups op posing one another." Movie Sidelights CAPITOL Nights of love, days of laughter, and the haunting spell of romantic Vienna are echoed in the remark able new example of screen enter tainment created by Oscar Ham merscein II and Sigmund Rom berg. creators of Desert Song and ! "New Moon ' This is "The Night : Ik Young.” glamorous love story of ; Vienna showing Wednesday and Thursday at the Capitol theatre, Brownsville, and bringing to the screen the lovely Eng ash star. Ev e lyn Lave as a teammate for Ramon Novarro "The Night Is Young” has at last achieved the problem of blending 'music, drama, comedy and romance into a perfect and uninterrupted whole. Its players do not suddenly burst into song. Its music runs entirely through the picture, every I note a vital component part Haunt- I ing melodies, all introduced by \ clever and novel devices, give it a i charming continental flavor, and entrance one from first seen*’ to final fadeout. It has a gr* B -ng story, spectacular settings and. inimitable comedy. QUEEN The world's most famous eat figures In “The Winning Ticket,” showing Tuesday and Wednesday at the Queen Theatre. Brownsville. Metro - Goldwyn - Mayer's hilarious comedy based on the Irish Sweep stakes, with Leo Carrillo. Louise Fazenda and Ted Heaiy heading an ace comedy cast. The cat in question is the huge effigy that la carried through the Dublin streets on Sweepstakes Day for good luck. It is twenty feet high. This and other scenes show ing in detail the conduct of the Sweepstakes figure in the fast moving comedy drama. Carrillo plays an Italian barber. Miss Fazenda his Irish wife, and Heaiy the shiftless brother-in-law. Carrillo remains in a tangle of relatives, trials and tribulations throughout the picture Teaming him with Miss Fazenda marks a new type of comedy duo on the screen. ONE~MINUTE PULPIT See that none render evil for evil unto anv man; but ever follow that) which is good both among your selves. and to all men.-Thessalon lans 5:15._ “LOST FAT FOOLED GOSSIPERS Mrs. J. R. McCausland of Pitts burgh writes: “I took off 8 lbs. in I two weeks with Kruschen. I ate as ; usual and feel fine.” You. too. can ■ safely reduce as Mrs. McCausland j did if you'll only have a mind of, your own. Pay no attention to gosslpers who wouldn’t want to see you the slender woman you can be if you’ll only take a half teaspoon ful of Kruschen Salts in a cup of hot water every morning, (tastes fine with Juice of half lemon added). Kruschen la SAFE—it’s a health treatment and when your body abounds with Kruschen fitness— excess fat leaves. Jar lasts 4 weeks and costs but a trifle—any drug Clsnero* Drug Store No. 1 or any drug store in the world — Adv. i R. A. LACKNER CanpM* Optical Scrrtea i — i fish, the differences between a reg ular hoot owl and this other kind of winged mtsmenzer from the Red R'ver valley of the Senator's boy hood days—the "scrootch.'’ Huey, in decrying the policies of two presidents, Herbert Hoover and Franklm D Roosevelt, compared the first to a hoot owl and the sec ond to a • scrooth” owl, explaining that the hoot boomed Into a chick en roost when in a raiding mood and flattened the fat hen of his choice with one belt, while the ’ scrootch" owl snuck up coyly, won the chick en’s confidence with sweet mur murings. and then proceeded to devour her. But farmers out through the southern states, knowing their owls, started writing in for more data, confusing the common screech owl, which is too little to hunt hens, with the ‘ scrpoch’’ that Huey used to wait for nights with a shotgun across his knees when the winged raiding parties were out during his boyhood years. "Why one of my friends told me about passing through a small Kentucky town and seeing ISO peo ple in the square talking about my scrooth’ owl," said Huey. That’s how serious this thing has gotten to be So I decided to check up on my owls at the Smithsonian Insti tute. Check hs did, with the following results. "My scrootch’ owl," he said, "is a member of the family of the great1 homed owl. or bubo vlrgimanua, and he preys on small animals and birds, and mind you, has a par ticular weakness for chicken. Besides that, his nocturnal criet. of which I wilt give you an authentic sample later, frighten the supersti tious and have even been known to unnerve the godly. He shrieks ana yells like an unearthly creature. Tnen he barks like a dog. a start ling transition unless you know him a> we farm boys know him. Last of all he coos like a dove and that’s when he's most dangerous—that's when those cackling fricassees haven't got a chance. "Now this owl I'm talking about inhabits eastern North America from Florida. Louisiana and eastern Texas all the way up to Minnesota. He stands about 14 Inches high. Ftor the rest of these horned owls there’s the long eared owl, no relation, the Arctic homed owl. dusky homeo owl. eastern horned owl. little ell owl, pvzmv owl. and the biggest homed owls, the lapp, snowy, ana great grey owls." Huey took another deep breath and 15 girls, busily engaged with their typing but with one ear apiece open to all this explanation, paused in their work. The senator tossed back his head and his curls shook. His turned-up nose pointed at the ceiling. His arms were locked be. hind rim. like Napoleon at Ratis bon. His face was tense From hit throat started blood chilling noises. First It was a low. menacing gut teral. a little auackish like a duck but more formidable. It was full of PREVENT MsRwr many colds JUST A fCW DROPS UP EACH NOSTRIL — ' ■ ■ K-J ~~ ^ _ " _ “"U-” predatory suggestiveness. a feather-! ed hunter of parts on the proa-1 Then it broke into a series of staocato barks, that brought the perspiration to Huey's forehead, and' dropped the Jaws and popped the eye* of the staring girl workers Suddenly it slipped away to the gentle cooing of a dove, so fetching so amorous that the girls blushed, and went back to their typing. Huey went right on with his coo ing. He snuggled fetchingly up to a reporter, pretending the newsman was a fat. sleepy hen. and he poured all the feathered eloquence he could remember at him. In Justice to the fascinating demonstration tt must be said that If the reporter had been a hen. and Huey had been a acrootch’ owl. he probably could have wound up eating him all right. Dentist Opens Office (Special to The Herald) MERCEDES. April 2—Dr. Ma rion A. Childer*. dentist, ha* open ed an office In the Central Office building in Mercedes. Dr Childer* formerly practiced dentistry. Be fore coming to the Valley he was a resident of Belton. Texas. Buy Kree Mee Ice Cream At Any or Our Convenient Mores ancfv Vote for Your Favorite Candidate IN OUR 3rd Profit Sharing Contest WEEKLY WINNER BETTY YATES — HARLINGEN GRAND PRIZE Ann Miller, McAllen Ruth Hulsey—Sen Benito Betty Yntea, Harlingen Meyer*—Miteion Aledoe Speer—Mission _ _ _• ; ■....1 ..— ■ ' .■■■ .... ——— It *s not too late to enter! CASH PRIZES FOR ALL BROWNSVILLE SAN BENITO HARLINGEN J—1. L~ Donran *•**• Billie McCarty Jack Tlpptt Aileen Moor* Myma Summer. 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Turn in as many new subscribers to The Brownsville Herald as you want. For every two ‘new subscriptions you receive one guest ticket to see “Gold Digger* of 1935” at the Rivoli Theater, San Ben ito Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6th A new* subscriber is one who has not taken The Herald for the las 30 days. Turn your new subscriptions in to the Resaca City News Stand, San Benito, and get your tickets.