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■rtaMtahad July 4. lStl As a Dally Newspaper. __by Jew g Wheeler J. 1C. STUN .... Publisher BALPH L. BUELL . Editor Published every afternoon (except Saturday) and Sunday morning. Entered as second-class nr^-err in the Postoffice, Brownsville. Texas. THE BROWNSVILLE Britain PUBLISHING COMPANY 1283 Adams 8L, Brownsville, Texas MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Th» Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use of for publication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper, and also the local news published herein. Any erroneous reflection upon character, standing or reputation cf any person, firm or corporation which stay occur In the column* of THE BROWN8VILX HERALD, will be gladly corrected upon being brought to the attention ot the management, rhle paper's first duty la to print ail the news that's fit to print honestly and fairly to all. unbiased by any consideration even including its own editorial opinion. TEXAS DAILY PRESS LEAGUE National Advertising Representative Texas. 913 Mercantile Bank Bldg -> City. Mo. 301 Interstate Bidg. Chicago. Ill, 180 N. Michigan Ave. Angeles. Calif., 1018 New Orpheum Bldg. New York. N Y.. 60 East 42nd Street. Bt Louie. Mo, 505 Star Bldg Ban Francisco. Calif, 155 Saneame Bt. SUBSCRIPTION RATES carrier—In Brownsville and ail Rio Qrande Talley Sltiea. 18c a week. 75c a month. By Mall—In The Rio Orande Valley, in advanoe: one year, f70u: six months 13 73; 3 months. |a th# R1° Orande Talley: 75c per cnontb: *9 oo per year; « months. 14.50. Tuesday, September 10, 1935 The Port Isabel Causeway Commissioners’ courts of Cameron and Hidalgo counties have endorsed the proposed causeway from Port Isabel to Padre Island, and have given their support to the PWA loan application submitted by the city of Port Isabel. Of necessity, the city of Port Isabel must perhaps foot the bill for such construction, yet the project to one in which the entire Valley aectlon is vitally Interested, one that means much to every resident and to every tourist visitor. For years the residents of the Valley have been toying to f.'nd satisfactory ways and means of mak ing a connection with Padre Island. The island af fords so many opportunities for enjoyment, yet to all intents and purposes might just as well be located a thousand miles away as light at our doorstep, as far as accessibility to the average person Is con cerned. Fine fishing, fine bathing, are offered the length of the Island, from Port Isabel to Corpus Christ!. Yet the person of average means is kept from the Island by a 3 mile stretch of shallow water. The causeway would open up Padre Island to Valley residents and would undoubtedly afford still another tourist attraction. The proposal, coming right on the heels of a projected state park to take in the entire island, to most opportune at this time. The Kingfish Is Dead The heat of partisan political conflict has once more resulted In the assassination of the leaders of tone of the factions. Senator Huey P. Long, dic tator extraordinary of the state of Louisiana, has succumbed to the bullet fired by one whose political opposition took the course that might have been ex pected when politics are taken as seriously and as bitterly as they are coming to be taken In the United States. It Is time for a reconsideration of such matters. It is time that all of us placed our feet firmly on the ground and made issues, not personalities, the basis of political thought and action. It is all well and good to say that Senator Long brought death by violence on himself. But what of those who blindly followed his political leadership? After all. It is the followers who make the leaders, for no one can successfully command an army or a political party who has none to heed his com mands. The death of Seantor Long In such manner Is greatly to be regretted, but the senator himself would have been the first to remark that assassina tion was what he might expect. Give the School Children a Chance Practically every school In the Valley la open or Will be open before the end of the week, and once more begin the annual problem that besets every aity police force and county trafflo officer—that of preserving the Urea of school children from the reck less or careless automobile driver. No man or woman would deliberately kill or malm or Injure a child going to or from school, or under any other circumstance, for that matter. Such traf fic accidents as occur near school buildings are bound to be the result of thoughtlessness, a thought lessnsss that may have tragic consequences. All the warnings In the world will do little good unless each Individual automobile driver takes them to himself and firmly resolves that he or she will mean NOT to drive In any fashion but with the ut most circumspection around school buildings. On Our Way At Last? Perhsps the best reason for confidence In Amer ica's return to prosperity Is summed up In the cur rent monthly review Issued by the National City Bank of New York. This review emphasizes that the present upswing In business has lasted longer and shown more steadiness than any other upswing since the depression began; and It continues: "None of the previous upswings during the depres sion has extended as widely Into the durable goods Industry; doubtless, for that reason, none has shown such suylng power .... This supplies an encour aging contrast to the sharp recession which has fol lowed every other upward movement. "Moreover, business has had to overcome the dis turbing Influence of the NRA, AAA, and other court decisions, continuous apprehensions as to the treas ury deficit, and the effects of a series of Important legislative enactmenU. all creating difficulties and new uncertainties." Maybe we ought to touch wood—but It does look as Is we were on our way, at last, back to good times Dye's Effect on Skin Shown by Patch Test By DR. MORRIS FISHBEIN « Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association, and of Hyfeia. the Health Magazine The skin occasionally becomes exceedingly sensi tive to certain dye substances. The result Is an eruption or irritation which appears every time the skin comes in contact with anything containing the dye. Other skins are sensitive to soap, water, heat, friction, and similar irritants. It is possible to find out whether the skin is sen sitive to such a substance by what is called the patch test. However, this test canont be made with out some understanding of medical technic and methods. In the patch test a little of the substance which is supposed to be bringing about the eruption is ap plied to the skin for 24 hours. Thereafter the skin will be found exceedingly irritated at the spot where the application was made. • • • The substance most commonly causing irritation in dyed hair, furs, and similar substances is a dye preparation called peraphenylendiamine or one of its oxidation products. In a thousand routine tests made by one investigator, 4 per cent of the people tested were shown to be sensitive to this substanc. Whereas fur and hair are most frequently dyed with paraphenylendlamine. other dyes may be used for fabrics. When there is a sensitivity to a dyed fabric, the doctor gets an indication of the fact by the limitation o fthe eruption. For instance, in case the dye is associated with a dress or a frock, the eruption will be found limited to the upper trunk and the arms, where the frock is in contact with the skin The portions of the skin not in contact, such as those protected by shoulder straps, will be found free from the eruption. When the Irritation Is due to a dye In the stock ings. the hatband, the gloves, or some similar article of apparel. It will be found limited to the regions covered by these articles. Of course the first step in getting rid of such an eruption Is to discontinue the wearing of the gar ment responsible. The specialist In diseases of the skin wlU also sup ply a lotion or ointment to prevent itching and to aid healing. I do not believe women’s demonstrations and pro tests against war are of any consequence. In my opinion, no organization In any country can stop war If war once begins.—Dr. P. R. Munch. Denmark foreign minister. Happiness can come from only one thing, peace of mind. And that comes from an equal opportunity to serve, to learn, and to acquire property.—Ex-Gov. Alfred E. Smith. L SCOTT’S SCRAPBOOK.By R. J Scott Women in BirdLAND Vo mos<of Work observer 5 *iave Found 4he female robin makes zo per cent ^ MORE <RiP5 WKN FOOD FOR^HE BABY Rosins 'IttAN Does ^E MALE IN MANURE — rC A5 A HV0RA1EL \oF BAU>U<£ AND )$ 'A VERycOMMOK EARTH'S SURFACE Ik amoem-T Judea, WERE CrflES oFREFikfc WHERE AMy out accused of crime WAS SAFE, PROVIDED HE CJOT *^TlERE BEFoPE 4ftE OFFICERS OF ^IhE LAW News Behind the News Capital end world gomlp, r»<mu and penonaUtlaa. in and out at the newt, written by a group at tearlMO and Informed newspaper men of Weening ton and New Torn. This column U published by The Herald as a news feature. Opinions expressed are those of the writers as individuals and should not be in terpreted as reflecting the editorial policy of this newspaper. WASHINGTON By Bay Tacker Fricthm—Don t be surprised IX Harold Ickes hops in an airplane 1 for Hyde Park one of these days and hands President Roosevelt his resignation as PWA administrator. The erstwhile “strong man" of the cabinet has been completely side tracked by Harry Hopkins In the handling of work relief funds. You can't obtain the figures at either office but in the last few I v. eeks Mr. Hopkins has thrown out 2500 PWA projects totaling about $400,000,000. So far Mr. Ickes has ! received only $120,000,0 <0 from the ! lour billion appropriation. Mr. • Hopkins won't listen to Ickes’ re quests for money for hospitals, schools, tunnels, bridges, power | piunts. They don’t put enough peo j pie to work. He has blocked 44 pro jects in Ickes’ own state of Illinois and 75 in his Iowa birth state. It I it too late to revise these applica tions so that they can be approved before the September 12 deadline lixed by the President. The political squawks are becom ing faintly audible. Cities and states which have spent money in prepar ing blueprints and holding bond is«ue elections charge that they have been double-crossed. Labor, which gits the prevailing wage under the ; Ickes plan and only a subsistence allowance under boondoggling, is tearing up again. Delegations of ~o emors, senators and mayors who complain to Mr. Ickes are politicly (referred to the other Harry. • • • Cams—The Tckes - Hopkins con troversy is a serious question to the r^ople back home. Here’s how it straw several communities In North Dakota: When the school In Palermo turned down the children were shifted to inadequate structures. Mr. Ickes favored the town’s appli cation for a loan for a new school (the people voted to pay 55% themselves) but it has been turned dean bv Mr. Hopkins on the ground that relief labor for the project is unavailable. In neighboring ham lets, however, he is furnishing funds fer bird sanctuaries and golf cr*vrscs. In the town of Bow Bells CWA reliefers built a swimming pool but the application for a sewer and water system was rejected. So the voungsters can swim for two months and go without a bath for ten months. Water Imported into Bow Bella in tanks is distributed through an improvised system built by FER A workers. But the pipes are so poorly 1 constructed, according to an un I official protest, that ’’traveling men won’t bathe in the water, let alone drink it" It gives Bow Bells—and Mr. Hopkins—a bad name. • • • Taxes — President Roosevelt’s ’ breathing spell" message to busi ness was no surprise to his close associates. The Chief Executive, who has an excellent historical background, frequently recalls that the great financiers fought the Federal Re serve System and then embraced it. He often refers to the way in which Wail Street has become resigned to. if not enthusiastic about, the iffrurities Exchange legislation as administered by Chairman Ken 1 netly. Even the utilities, with the exception of two chains which the r:’mini*’ration would like to put out of business, are beginning to eoooe-ate with TVA and REA. The barkers have swallowed the recent revision of the banking system vitnout choking. These things con i wince him that business can carry cn rnder the New Deal at the same old stand. Orient—It now develops that the famous textile report has pleased robody. Which explains Secretary Roper's statement in his congra tulatory letter to the cabinet com oe that "You did as well as you could under the circumstances.” New England manufacturers, who frvced the official investigation With their complaints against the processing tax and Japanese im ports, are boycotting the commit tee.-, proposals. They refuse to edoot the sug~es*'jm that they tax \ or buy out un efonomic proiuc • i units in their victory. As a result, the report that wv~ to solve all the problems of toils harassed industrv becomes another public document. The committee’s only recom mendation pleasing to the Industry was the proposal that we negotiate • gentleman's agreement with Jaoan on imoorts of cheap textiles. But rree Trader Hull is taking his time rbout that, and he has the support Of the president, who once laughed orf complaints that oriental com petition was a serious menace to domestic manufacutrera. • • • Cloture—Elliott Roosevelt's deci sion to quit Texas politics revives a question which Important demo cratic politicians don't like to dls i Today's Almanac: lW victor!* __x trie, sends dispatch quote W€ HAVE MET THfc CMC mV AMP THEY ARE OURS UMQtkTTE STOP ^nd becomes famous lM0*£lias Howe 1 patents sewiruj* machine bat aoes not turn oat any snappy femrk to vuith it, and al* comes a failure. < <~k BLUE DOOR J. , ttacW Qfacig la terra I *4 Elalae. aeunkllt. al eaatle C*IU*r. »*wi la a ■ertlaf *• wl* tk» ton „ •rat eweetheart, Joki MrlrllL Thoack “a I moat AaaapeUa aaaa. *a a rkratra IraArr, aa4 «• tk* wealthy TEDDY TAM HARRING TON. Maine 4act4ee te cap tare aaotkrr heart. She writer John ReNelll. tellln* hlat ahe »Uaa to rtelt Werthetlle aat heeea te re arw their »rlen4ahlp. Larkina a ataatp. the letter Uea ta her aaaaalleA. Peaay teOe Rath Aat -- 4a j will he her TSth MrthAay a»4 pirate with her te wake a two wreka' rtatt. Rath reekleaaly eaa ON WITH TH CHAPTER XI WTHSN Rath wakened on bar see " ond morning to the quiet old Hunter mansion she did so without any feeling of guilt or remorse. Haring made her derision to re main. she resolved to enjoy her stay to the tallest. The stage was set for a fortnight which she had every reason to believe wonld be the happiest of her life. True, there was the possibility of Elaine Chalmers appearing on the scene, bat this was remote. The girl had. of coarse, written Penny that she was arriving *1n a few weeks- Penny's eyes had hardly deceived her oo that point. TH be gone,'* thought Ruth, “with a week or two to spare, TO have had my little masquerade, and no berm done—unless maybe to my own heart! TO leave a note be btnd me. asking forgiveness. And that’s aH there'll be to that." ▼hat other etood on the bortoon. Penny's "qeeerneas,- Ruth die missed also. Aside from the mat ter of the blue door. Peony seemed normal and reliable. Ruth had enough natural enrioaity to wonder about the old woman’s strange re gard for her freshly-painted door, bet Intuition warned her not to pry. Good gueete newer turn de tective. Someone vta vMifflar on tb« lawn outside. Ruth hoped ebe knew who It wee. Wrapping herself In fee bath robe that Penny had lent her, she ventured across the room and peeped eat. John McNeil wee there, looking up at her window. He called oat eeremon lonely: "The McNeill heir greets the Chalmers Hunter-Deal heiress and inritee her for a boggy Hde at i this evening." Ruth clutched the clumsy robe at her neck and drew nearer. "Do they still nee buggies In Ohio?" abe •eked eoberly. "Bight-cylinder ones. mostly. Wllst go, fair maid? Or wonldst choose to languish In thy ratty Roth caned. "TB go. of course. Idiot. But make it a country road. I don’t feel like meeting people. Pm here for a rest." “So that's what yoa’re been for," Mm McNeill replied cryptically. to tall mow!" She recklaesly blew him i kies and withdraw, her heart pounding footiehty. PreaoaMf ah« beard Mm driwa away. m * m Hth DOTH, drawing, wished that • |Mt tar Peony** birthday. “Imagine not baing able to tv bar anything.* aha thought regret fully. “Not even narcissus bulba. like tba ones I got Cousin Bessie.* Cousin Baaaia! How unreal aha seamed now. Rath counted back —one. two. three nights ago the Lawrences had loomed as ooloaaal figures in her Ilfs. “I mast write to Constat Duals.* Rath decided. “She'll worry about me if she doesn't hear.* And yet she knew the worry would be mild. In Bessie Lawrence’s world of fan tastic manuscripts, nothing eoald seem eery strange, not seen Roth’s Impulsive flight. Rath wsot downstairs and. while Penny was bringing her breakfast to the Ubi* went Into the drawing room and raised the lid of the old square piano which she had pol ished the day before. Running her fingers over the tinkling yellow keys she played “Happy Birthday to You!" and sang ft precisely, us ing Penny’s name to the refrain to make ft personal. The old woman same to the door, eoffee-pot to hand and beam ing with pleasure. “Mercy roe, Mias Elaine* I remember they used to ting Chat song at yoer birthday partita. And now yaeTre singln' ft special for m«!“ Ruth smiled absently as she rose from the piano and kissed the old woman’s withered cheek. She said. “We need to sing ft at Sunday School too. Penny." She wae think ing of the last time she had beard It. The children in her Sunday School date had sung ft on her lZth birthday and aha wae sup posed to respond by dropping It peonies Into the dess bank. The cousin with whom she was Bring at the time had tailed to supply her with the meager handful of copper pieces which would hare saved her pride, and Ruth had stood blushing and pulling at her handkerchief while the children stared. . . . She cams back from the past and smiled at Iha atten tive old woman. YfrHILE Rath vu rating. Peony " brought ap tbs subject of clothes. She said. “Min Elaine. K you don’t want to wire back tor your clothes—to school or home or wherever you forgot sad left 'em —there’s somethin’ else we might do about IL We might find you something in the storeroom. That box your mother sent for Saint Stephen’s rummage sale last spring got here too lata. The ladies were right put out. knowing what good things your mother always sends. When It finally got hers I dragged It up to the storeroom. M’s not been opened.* “Oh!* said Ruth, bar eyes spar kling. "Do you suppose any of the clothes would lit me?” "Tou mean are there any at your clothes te the box. Miss ElalneT asked Penny, parried. "Tea,” answered Ruth. She would bare to watch herself. "Why. half of ’em ad least Is yours. Mies Elatoa. I msec It’s at Pays bean that way. finish off row breakfast and wsll go ap and mo what's there." Tbs “storeroom" prored to ha mm of tbs Mg. snared bsdrooms im tbs second floor, h was in a state of riotoss disorder, bat the smell of moth balls attested to Pnsr's straggle to keep the room (res of those particular pests. Tbs oW woman pointed to an immense carton of heavy cardboard. ‘"That's tbs bos. Mies Maine." As m opened R, Rath ran an her knew with s err of delight. Penny Mid. "Toni recognise your own elothea Msybs they're s lit tls awt of sty Is. to yoar wsy of think In', bnt they'll do line" There were two evening dresses an top. One was shell-pink velvet, the other was cream-colored lace. “Oh-h!" breathed Roth, and held them np In front of her. -Here's a coat," said Peony, drafting <wt a woolen garment and casting R soldo. "Ton don't need that—'" “Don’t I!” said Rath In a tlghr voice. She saw that R was a bine winter sport salt with three-qaar tw length eoat and a round, trick ily cot. gray for collar. In the box were two contrasting skirts to go wRh R sod several smart sweaters. ft ft ft pENNT aeM. "1 reckon ifi wmrro A m tb«n the saR you're got with yon. TWa pretty weather won’t hardly hurt" ImbmR oteety." Beth «M phdr. -Them good.- Penny replied They explored deeper. There wee e winter coat of Meek materiel, conservatively nt end eollered with black fox. which Ruth per evaded Penny to take aa her own. There wee nothing eiae. however, that the old woman wanted elnce she always wore “plain black." she said, and had a cheat full of things already that she had accumulated from “Misb Gwen's boxes." Ruth fonnd an exciting drees off dark bine crepe which she felt sure had been Elaine's. K had a monk's hood collar, a silk rope belt and the moet wickedly alluring sleeves imaginable. There wee the faint odor of an exotic perfume clinging to tt . . . Rath thought "I’M wear this lor John—* and her heart skipped three beats. hi the bottom of the boa were a few pieces of lingerie, several small felt hats, an evening coat of brown velvet and three pairs of shoes. "This is lucky, too.” said Ruth. The gold evening slippers were hardly scuffed at all; the walking oxfords were wore bet still shapely; the severe black pumps (minus one buckle, but oth erwise perfect) were all a girl's heart eould desire. Their slse. six double A. did not dismay Ruth; her own trim foot was only slight ly shorter. "Penny * she said, gathering wp her chosen clothe* as Cinderella might have done before the ball, let charity fall where it will—“ “What say, Mias Elaine"" asked Peony, getting ep stiffly. Bet al ready she had forgottan the girl's queerly spoken words. "This room needs tidying up." she remarked. “I hope you wont tell your step father bow I let things go. I don’t want to be pensioned off.” Again • hat look of apprehension—and something else. Could it be craft? Ruth was too happy to wooder. (To Be Continued) cuss publicly. But It hss caused them a gread deal of misgiving. The political activity of the president's family has brought many protests And warnings to demo cratic headquarters—to both the nen's and women s divisions. If the party strategists spoke their inner thoughts they would suggest that Mrs. Roosevelt and the two boys— j E lott and James—leave all pol itics to the head of the family. So many people think a woman's place is In the home that they write to Washington—and the papers—about lu On the other hand there are manv women who admire Mrs. Roosevelt for her tremendous Interest in civic, questions. Those who note her In fluence In effecting appointments of concern to her aex aoprove her activities. But the ••nays" seem to have It. You will see and hear lev of the other members of the royal family from now on. • • • Skeptic—One little word si toned into the bill repealing the Volstead Act'a no longer effective provisions may rout the bootleggers who have hung on since repeal of prohibition The treasury has gradually ob tained congressional authority to check up on sales of alcohol and the raw products—com. molasses '•tr—which go Into Its manufacture But It has had no wav of fol’owlnc i i’o the supplies of "alcy" sold for use In the manufacture of tonic tcl.et preparations and. medicines which might later be recoOked for beverage purposes That la where the dike has leaked since repeal eapeciallv In New York. New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. Eut in the new bill treasury lob bylrts Inveigled congress Into giv ing them Dower to require report? on all ••articles' *made from alcohol As a result, every maker and re tailer of a hair or beauty or stomach •onlc must file accounting of their sale* and purchase*. And If any section becomes too sealous in de veloping Its hair or stomach oi beauty It win have to explain to Henry Morgenthau. who Is a bald headed skeptic with an excellent dgestlon. • • • Note*—The order requiring spend ing agencies to report to the Budget Bureau give* that bureau no power to stop the spending...But It gives Fc R a line on how fast the money Is going out... Chairman Buchan an head of appropriations, say; hell be darned If he will stand for tS.00 000.000 more for work relief— and he was the lad who killed off the cotton-wheat grab—Labor Fed eration man say they will not sup port any International labor plan to boycott Italy and Ethiopia. One/minute Pulpit But the wicked are Ilk* the trou bled sea when It cannot rest whose wates* east up mm and dirt lam ah trm Factographs The song “Alter the Ball” Is said to have brought a royalty of $100, 000 to Its composer, Charles K. Har ris. • • • The use of bright colors at Easter time Is symbolic of the rays of the aurora and the dawning hues of the Easter sun. • • • The diamonds of the world prob ably represent a value of five billion dollars. • • • The practice of dentistry dates back to the earliest periods of his tory of which we have authentic records. Dinner Stories MAKING CERTAIN It was the first time that the Jinkses, who had lately come into money, were entertaining in their newly purchased mansion. Mrs. Jinks fondlv hoped that the dinner party would fairly launch them Into society “Lena." she said to her cook on the momlre of the feast. **I want yen to be sure and mash the peas tonight." The cook looked flabbergasted. “Mash the peas?" she exclaimed "Yes. mash the pees"' repeated her mistress" Mr. Jinks is scared that they might roll off his knife " Sallu’s Sallies Vcuea irmiwi' You can fairly well rely oo a woman dunging he mind unleai die happen* to fwa that you idy an b« lo do a Flashes of Life (By Staff Correspondent l Glorify Inf the Good ALLENTOWN. Pa. — Captain Clarence R. Menslnger thinks good automobile drivers ought to get their names in the papers. He’s started a motorists’ honor list. Tickets to Tooters NEW YORK—No tooting. 11 p. m to 7 a. m. That’s to be the rule for autoists In New York after October 1. The conference that opened a noise abatement campaign was told that after the motorists get used to that, there will be a rule against horn tooting at any tune. fishermen Wonder When TULSA. Okla.—To those who wondered how much a fish eats. Dr. A- D. Bajkov of the biological board of Canada, can supply the details. Dr. Bajkov has reduced It to a formula, after lengthy study. M the 65th meeting of the American Fisheries Society, where Dr. Bajkov disclosed his findings, wistful fly and bait casters were found trying to learn Instead how to tell when fish could be depend ed upon to be hungry. HEALTHFUL POOD FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN A* the youngsters return to aehool. mother* again race the problem of bal anced fall menua to auataln sturdy health and wholeaome vigor. FOOD FOR CHILDREN an expertly prepared diet booklet available through our Waahlngton Information Bureau, carriea model menua and teated re cipe* Hov to prepare vegetable* and ce real* economically; how to gauge nu trition requirement*; apeclal diet* for the pupil who la underweight or over weight. Twenty-two pages of aound guidance from the *potleee scientific kitchen* of the U. 8 Bureau of Home Econo mics Avail you reelf at tht* timely eervlc* today Enclose four cents to cover post age and handling. USE THIS COUPON The Brownsville Herald. Information Bureau. Frederic J. Haskln. Director. Waahlngton. D. C I enclose herewith FOTTR CENTS In coin (carefully wrapped) for a copy of the booklet. FOOD FOR CHIL DREN. Name State (Mail to Washington. D Cl swers to Ouestions BY FREDERIC J. BASKIN A reader can gat tbe answer to any question of fact by writing The Browne ville Herald. Information Bureau. Frederick J. Rsaktn. Dirse tor, Washington. D. O. Please en close three (S) casta for reply. Q. Beginning with the summer of 1M9. which league haa had more home runs, the National or tho American? B. J. A. From 1929 to 1934 inclusive, 3862 home runs were made in the National League and 3841 In the American League. In both leagues, the New York City teams led—the Giants with 696 and the Yankee* with 881 home runs. see Q. la there a highway which panes through the Peace Portal which stands on tho United States Canadian border? A. The Pacific Highway, extending from the Mexican border on tho south to Vancouver. British Colum bia. on the north, crosses the In ternational boundary at this point. • e e Q Please list the cities which have municipal auditoriums. A. N. A. The American City has record of municipal, auditoriums in Mil waukee. Wls., Buffalo. N. Y.; 8t Louis. Mo.; Pasadena and Long Beach. Cal: Roanoke, Va.: Colum bus and Akron, Ohio; Atlantic City, N. J.; Denver. Colo.; New Orleans, La.; and Philadelphia. Pa. • • • Q. What subjects should a high school boy take who wants to be an aeronautical engineer? B. L. A. The same courses that are the basis for all branches of engineer ing. He should take algebra, plane and solid geometry, plane trigo nometry. and elementry physic* and chemistry. These are the spe cial prerequisites. English and other } subjects should not be neglected. , • • • Q. What city has the Urges! arm? G. A. A. The Free City of Danzig II haa approximately thirty-four time* the area of Manhattan Island. • • • Q. How long should lobster* bo boiled? M. E. A. About twenty minute* Have a large kettle ready In which water Is boiling vigorously. Put In 1-3 cup of rock salt to each quart of water. Put In live lobster* tall end down, bringing the water bark to boiling point after adding each lobster. When taken out. place lobster* on backs to cool. . • • • Q. What was the first newspaper In Texas? H. K. A. The Texas Gazette and Bra zoria Advertiser was established at Brssorta In 1830 September 4, 1832. It was merged In the Consti tutional Advocate and Texas Publie Advertiser, which was suspended la 1833. • • • Q. How many people attended tho wedding of President Cleve land? M. T. A. Thirty-one were present, in cluding bride and groom. • • • Q What b the Pilgrim Society? E. H. A. This organization was found ed at Plymouth In 1820 It erected Pilgrim Hall In 1824 and has a val uable collection of portraits and memorials of the early settlers. • • • Q. When was the steamship Lee lanaw sunk? H. L. A. It was sunk by a German sub marine off the coast of Scotland on July 23. 1913. • • • Q. Was the storv of Rip Van Winkle an orlrinal one? W. W. A. Practically the same adven tures befell Peter Klaus In an old German legend. • • • Q. How does Karl Kae Knecht, cartoonist and vice-president of tho Cirrus Fans of America, pronounco his name? E. M. T. A. It is pronounced connect. • • • Q. If mountains and plaint wero brought to the same level, how high there sea level would tho United States lie? F. C. • • • A. The approqlmate mean eleva tion of Continental United Stated is 2500 feet above sea level. Q. In the early dan of oar re public who paae^d upon applica tions for patents? J. G. A The first act of Congress. pass ed April 10, 1790. placed the grant ing of patents in the hands of tho Secretary of 8tate. Secretary of War and Attorney General. Thom as Jefferson, as Secretary of State, personally examined many peti tions for patents. • • • Q. What la a rad* mectun? E. O. A Something to be kept cons, tantly with one. as a guidebook. • • • Q. Where did Everett Marshall receive hit early training in voice? H. M. A. Mr Marshall, a native of Law rence. Mass , began at the age of seven to study piano at the Wor cester County Music School In Wor cester, and. seven years later, be gan his vocal training at the same school. Prom that time until he was 19. he sang In the choir of the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church at Worcester Later he went to New ■ York to study with Georg* Hamlin. • • • Q. Is It tnac that when egg pro duction is Increased, the aise of hen*' eggs decreases? P. M. A. The Poultry Item states that it has been definitely shown that there Is no correlation between egg weight and the number of eggs laid. • • • Q. What b the French meaning of porte-cochere? E. R. A. It means carriage gate. • • • Q What were the Coventry Play*? P. R. A. A set of 43 plays combining the morality end the mystery, acted during the 16th century at Coventry or thereabouts on Corpus Christl Day. They were probably written by the clergy and were widely at tended. | - Correctly Speaking Avoid awkward and neediest sep | etltloo of a word or phrase.