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Brownsville Majestic Theatre Opening August 17 1949

Brownsville Majestic Theatre Opening August 17 1949

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THE WEATHER
Mostly
overcast
»ki«»
and
mild,
withoccasional, scat-tered thunder
shower*.
57TH
YEAR
— NO. 39
THUMBNAIL EDITORIAL
Brownsville can push
lU
chest out a
little
farther
now
that
it has the New Majesticto brag on.
Grand*
Valley
for
Over 50
Year*
(/P) MEMBER
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS,
WEDNESDAY,
AUGUST
17, 1949
28 PAGES
He's
Traded
Bullets
ForOratoryBut Chapin
Still
Engaged In
CourtroomBattles
At 79
go
By
GEORGE
AVER
tin
raid
Stuff WrlUsr
Judge
Dennis
B. Chapin hasswapped
tullr.ts
for
courtroomoratory
but
h«'a
still
fighting.
Tho
70-year-old
former
Hidal-
county
Judge,
who
ha»
had
share of
political
battles
as
well an
gun
fight*,
now in
the
midst
ol legal
warfare
with
nrveral lai
e;o
Texas
oil
compa-
The
oil canes
thin
week
brought
him
to
Brownsville,
where
he
hud
alawoifleenlmo«toOycarB
ago.
Whin
he
finished
astor-my
hearing
In
Judge
Allen
B.
Hitnnaya
federalcourt Chapin
rUd
florne reminiscing"
about
his
first
viwit
lure,
Worked
for
Cattlemen
•It
wa« back
in
1892
or
38D3
he
•mid,
v/h-n
he
was
work ng
for
tho
Cattle
riHi.snrsAflHoclation
-My
npr.clfio
Job was
what
thr-y
call•*!
a tt-oubleshooter
"llmlnatiiiK
cattle thieves and
horse
thieves,"
he
sal
d, Ho
added
he had a
-special
corn-i,«
ivr.m
the trovernoi
LO
iY\i*A^ion
11
* j111
w
*
*
\'
nride
with
the
Texas
K*"**™
«nd
rlc-numd
theirasfllstanco
'
I
deemed
it
neces-
not
often
neces-
whonev<T
.snry."
"
'
MU
'
y
'
Is Acquittal
flhapin
does
not deny
about
JUIO
he
shot
a
death
and wan
n
ninf'-dHV
trial
The
flm-id,
Hoqu-nL
lawyer
told how Hi'
1
I-''"
11
r
,,
M
llPr.H
i.-d
him from
and
that
in
Banger
to
acquitted after
In
Victoria.
en
I
of
seven
near
Cotton
Picker
Who
KilledFriend Slain
By
Officer
he
of"
d
Brownsville,"made
up my
{
over
settled
about
Laredo,none
iind
two of his men
joined
me in
th-
pursuit
of
these
'
1
brought
them(tnc
t(
Corpus
Chrlstl
.
an
r|
there ' out
fitted
them" forthe
trln
to the border.
<-Tlml
was
the
first
time
T
Nfiw
the city of
Chapin
Maid,
"t
mind
tiif-n
that
if
down I
would
mftko
tho Rio
Ornnde
Vull'-y
my home.End
f'>r
Ru.iHrrs
The
rustlers?"Wo
exterminated
them
;.
n
01
-
'10
miles
above
M
,,t,j,
"nnrl
in
the
tlght^
,i<t
was
f-vori
wounded,
fh'aplnrecalled
In
minute
tail
his
arrival
in
Browns-
ville
"The
first.
domoHtic
dutyI
had'forced
upon
rnft
by my wife,
W(l
s to
take,
a
prescription
to a
dnijr "torn
and
have
It refilled,
h
"»Tho
l
'dn.KKiHl of
the
city
at
that
time
WHS a Mr.Puto.gnata most congenial gentleman
.
-I
HHk->d
him
what the
price
WHM
and
he said
-51.50.
I
tendered
him a
*80, 1J.
S.
cur-.
)>nrv
o-nld
note Mr.
Putep-
inl
,ooU
-t.
and said
Til
have
to tfivi-
you
your
change
In
themoney
of the
country.
1
•Tin
cave
me two Mexican
Kilver
dollars
a
Mexican
five-
dollar
hill
and thebalanceof the
in
trade checksonBoi-
KleUls
store,the
store, and
other
stores
of
the
city.
Hups
i\l
"[
found
out
that thosechecks
onthose stores
bnv
more provisions then than
th(
;
depreciated, manipulated
S.
curren-y under
the
ever would."
The
man who
says
he
cant
remember how
many
pun
bat-
tles
he 1ms been in
remembershow ho tfol his change
In
adrugstore
f>0
years
ago.
finr^red the
solid goldrim?he won In a South
Dakotapoker game
In
1395
nncl
risked
"K"or hoar about the time I
stole
acourt
house."
The
larceny
was
strictly
leiial
it
turned
out, and
Feder-
al
.Tiulge
IHival
West
of
San
Antonio
vouched for the fact,
Chnpin
s.<xlil.
'!"«
r
'
ourt
ho
V
S
°
steal happened
In
Hidalgo
fSeo
CHAIMN,
Pnge
Five.)
JUDGE
DENNIS
B. CHAPIN
.
.—
>
A&I
Student
Union Building
Contracts Are Let By
Board
KJNGSVILLK,
055,80
for
construction
tho.
cumpus ofTexanA.
&
a
meeting
of the
colleges
tonio.
17Contracts
totaling
1
$419,-
of
a student
union building
on
I.
College
were let Tuesday atboard of directors in San An-
ILA
Contract
Still
Sought
GAL.VESTON,
Auff.
statement
on contractho
tsauccl
today,
F.
A.
^i-agci,
president
of the Intprnnt.onal
Longshoremen's
Association
C..ULL
Coast
district announced.He
said
the
statement
will
low
a
third
meeting between
presentatives
of the TLAMaritimecommissionCompletion of the
three-story
structure,
is scheduled for 350
days
alter the
start
of construction. Dr.K.
H.
Poteet, president oC the col-lege, said work would probably be
.startedwithin
,
<J
.0
days.Contracts
R-ene.ral
contract
rharuve
lack's store
trade
would
>an
U.New Deal
fol-
I'O-
atul
thewhich rcpro-cmploycrs
andscntswarehouse
barge
operators.
Another meetingtomorrow,
he
said.
The two groups
opened contract
negotiations
Monday. They
motagain
yesterday,
but
Yeagr-rwould
not
comment
on progress
thus
far.
The
old contract expires
Aug.21.
will
be
held
Range
Rider
Dunn
I
UU
snvs
\
n
U
Faces
Hearing
Justice of the
Peace
ManuelDia7. deLeon
Maid
he
expects
to
try
today
(he
case of a range
riderchargedwithpistol-whiping
a
Ranchlto farmer.
Francisco
Munos,
who patrols
tin
RioGrande
ror
the
bureau
ot
animal Industry of the
XT.
S. De-
partment of
Agriculture,
is
named
in
an
assault
complaintEmillo
Coy.
filed
b>
he
VER-
WICE
TODAV/
MON
TMCOTvO
arrived at the officecarryingn makeup
box.
"What's
up, small
person
.
was
asked.
.
.
.
-I
find myyelC
wishing
to
trod
the b o u r d s_~
}
again," ho
repliedin
a
deep,
low
voice.
"Perhaps that
15
due
to tho op-ening of tho newMajestic
Theater
tonight.
It
brings
hack
memores
ofother
openings
when
T
was
tho
toast
of the
the-
atrical
world.
I
got
this
box out
nncl
I may
Attend
character.
.
"To he or not to bepresent does
notbother
me.
I
will
be
there.
"I
foot
that
the
weather
will
hamper
thl^-great event
in
least. I
hid
you
adieu
now."
And
ho bowed his way outdoor.
Judgment
Enlerei!
In
Rail Suits
STLOINS.
Aug.
17
—(/H-
Fmuwestern
railroads yesterday lost
ludgements
tc-
three
eastern
In
Who
charged
the
former
failed
pay thrm
correct
freight
rates
lot
war
shipments.
Federal
Judge
Uubcy M.
Hulci
entered
the judgments in favor othe Baltimore and Ohio,
Ne\v
Central
aivl
Pennsylvania
roads.
Theclaims/werea
Missouri
Pacific.
Cotton
Frisio
and
the
SI.
Louis
tr
YorK
Kail
;ainsBeRSouth
thenotthethe
tonight,
and
temperatures
WKATI1KR
FORECAST
wfr
Rio
cimndo
Vallfty:
Mostlyovur-
dkle.1
and mild, withoccasionaltored thunder
thowers
todt\y
Thursday.
High
aft#rnoon
today,
ran«ln«
from
M
dwees
on
thecoast to tha mtcldl.
»0'i
Inth« westernofthe
Vftlley.
Low t»mper»tur« to-
In
the
middle
70's.
O«ntle
and
v»rl-"wlnds.
exceptIn
tht
thunder showerwherewindswill be»tron».
end
center,
Weather
Report(On
Page
11)
westovn Railway Co. of
Texas.
Missouri Pacificwasharcleshit- -for
$.-398,717.
^
Hen
ring
Set
In Dog
Shooting
A
hearing
of a dog-shoot
in
charge
filed
against
Howard
Hull
chief
jailer of
Cameron
countv
ia
scheduled
for today.Justicec
the
Pence
Manuel Diaz de Loo
said.
,
_
,
Mrs.
Guadalupe
Q. de
Gony.alefiled
the
complaint
against
Hal
saying
he
shot
her dog
in th
street
near her
homo
here.
Los
Imlios
Student
Candidate For
HUNTSVILLE, August
Los
Indies
student
is a
Degree
17--Oncan
did
at
for
degrees to be awarded at SanHouston
State's
summer
com
mcncement exercises to be
hel
August26.The student is E. Dale Peek, wh
will
receive a bachelor of
scicnc
degree.
"KOAD
FORECAST
MEXICO CITY,
Aug.
17
—<fl
Today's highway
weather:
Mexico City to Ciudad
Victoria
cloudy,
showers.
Ciudad
Victoria to
Monterrey
andMatamoroa—clear.
Laredo to Monterrey—clear.
The
for
the
nion tnnkfing
went to
Harwell
and
Uirwell
Ban Antonio
on a
bid
,f
svn
000. Four
other
contracts
warded were: Plumbing,
$27,402,;tnin
and
Dawson,
Corpus
Christ!;
itililies, $17,.173,
Modlln
Co.,
of
ovpus
Chriflti;
electrical wiring,
l'.t
800
Hooper
Electric
Co. of San.nt'nnio;
and
dining
room and
<
i t e
h
c n
equipment, $26,680.80,
Southwestern Specialty Co. of San
<\ntonio.
.
,
The
board
members
reorganized
docting
officers
Frank
C.
SmithHouston,president;
Mrs.
Frank
Norton
Lewis
of San
Antonio
vice
H-c-sident-
and Robei-t C.
Eckhardt
,f
kings
vine,
secretary treasurer
Ml
three
were recently
reappolnt-
thc hoard by Governor Allan
(I
to
members
Shivers. Other board
resent
wei-e
I^on
C. Hill of
Corpus
,'hristi,
John
C.Jonesof La
Feria
nnd A.
Loy
Simsof Sinton.Cooperative
Kt't'ort
The
contract letting
is the
cll-nax of several
years'
efforts
on
ho
pnrt of the students,
ex-stud-
ents
faculty
board and Kingsville
cHI/ens
to
provide
a campus
center
or
clnbrecreational
activities.
Deputy
To
ReturnMan Wanted HereOnCheck Charge
of
Duncan
hero
with
Deputy
Sheriff
Gay Crisp,Isabel,
was on his way to
Okla-homa today
to
bring back
a man
wantedhero to
face-
charges
ofpassinghot checks.Roy" C.Davis,38,Oklahoma,
is
charge
^,
nca
swindling-
with
several
worthless
chocks one ofthemfor
$1018
Sheriff
F-oynton
Flemingsaid.
D-iviswas
arrested
by sheriff
i
officers
in
Duncan,
his
no
^
e
Flemimr
*aid.
Thesheriff
said
thechocks
were
cashed
m
Har
linpcn
andLoznno
Y
e
n
r.
Port
IsabelSet For
Fish Tourney
Four-Day Event
Gets Underway
Early
Thursday
Port Isabel,
Aug.
17 —
Last
minute
entries
and
final
arrangements
were
being
made today
for the
Texas
InternationalFishing
Tour-
nament
which
gets
under
way
at 7 a. m.
Thursday.
Keenest competition
is ex-
pected in the sailfish and
marlin
divisions
with former
Port Isabel
Rodeo
champs and
famous deep-seafishermenconcen-
tratingon the big trophies for
sails
and marlin.
Grandma Coming
71-year-old
Mrs.
Clara
Thomaa
of
Alvin,
Tex., the
"Fishing
Grand-ma,"
is
expected
to arrive by air
in
Brownsville
at
6
p.m.
today
fromHouston for the tournament. Mrs.Thomas landed
a
70-pound
tarpon
here on July 4.Among
late
entries
are two
prominent San Antonio
sport
fish-ermen.
Leon Howell,regionaldi-rector of the Veterans Administra-tion
at San
Antonio
and Dr.
DudleyJackson, cancer
specialist, an-
nounced
their intention to compete
on
Tuesday.Meanwhile,long-range weatherforecasts predicted good weather
for
the
tourney, tenth
in a series
which
beganat
Port
Isabel in
1934. Fishing for an
estimated
entrants begins
at 7
a.m.
Thursday
ind
continues through 4 p.m.
Sat-
urday. A day-long
program
or
awards, withSenator Rogers
KeJ
eyof Edinburg as
master
of
cere
monies,
will
be heldSunday.
Free
Fish
Fry
Port
Isabel
fishermen,
in charge
of
a
free fish
fry Sunday for theeneral
public
continued Tuesdayto lay in supplies for the
affair,
including
2500 pounds
of
fish
and75
gallons of cooking
oil.
The
fish
fry,
beginning
at 11
a.m.
Sunday,is expected to draw
4,000
to 6,000persons
before
it
ends
at 3 p.m.
Early entrants were checking in
at Port Isabel today and
preparing
pear
for tournament fishing. Somecharter boats hired for the threedays
of
fishing
reported
that
they
would
concentrate on
waters
35 to
50 miles
offshore,
seeking
blue
marlin,
sailfish,
andamberjackindepths below 250 feet.
Bait
sup-
plies,
especially of the
large
roc
mullet
used in much tournament
competition,
was
plentiful
on the
opening
of the three-day event.Tournament
official
Dick Rich-
ards
said
that a
last-minute check
of
Port Isabel
and the surrounding
indicated
that
accommoda-tionsand boats are still available
for
contestants and
spectators.
JuryFreesWoman
In
Poison Death
Of
Her
Neighbor
QUITM^AN,
Aug,
17
W*)—
Mrs. Jewel Rogers, a liny farm
wife,
waa
free
today
of
charges
of
murder."early
this
A district court jury yesterday
found
the
98-pound woman
inno-cent in the
death
of her
neighbor,Mrs.
Viola
Gilbreath. Mrs. Rogers
had
been
charged withMrs. Gilbreathtoswallow
nine
at
gunpoint
Jan.
8The jury, out only 49 minutes,reached
its
verdict on one
ballot,
"I didn't
believe
it could
anything
else,"
Mrs.
RogersDistrict Judge
T.
C.
NEW MAJESTIC—Shown here is the new
Majestic
Theater w
mal
openingtonight. (Other pictures on PageFive.)
h5ch
holdsits
for-
*
All In Readiness For GalaOpening
Of
Majestic Theater
forcing
strych-
toldChadick.
Hale BattersPlains Cotton
By Tho
Aftsoclatcil
Press
Mid-August hail storms
batter-
ed
south plains cotton crops againyesterday, this
time
near HaleCenter in Hale county. The
fall
was measured in amounts up to1.10 inches.
nnn
An estimated
4,000
to
7,000
acres
of cotton was damagedMondaynight in
the
Dawson
county
Agent Lee Roy Colganestimated.Yesterday's
Texas
weather
was
mostly
hot,
with
few
exceptions.
And
sandstorms were reported inthe El
Paso
area, cutting
visibility
as low as
four
miles.
Rain show
ers
were also reported in
Born
Town
Of
Sonoma
And
Ennis
ire
Ensased
In
Feudin'
And
-*
*
^
rt
'
~
'
*—
_
omn
told
ENNIS,
Aug.
17
</F>—
The town
of
Ennis
and its brand new
neighbor,Son-
are
feudin'
and fightin'.
T,he
city
co\\r\ci\
ofEnnis
yesterday
the newly born
town
to go
right
ahead andsecedeif its 200 citizens felt
lucky.
A
.spokesman
for Sonoma replied
last
night
he did
not
see how
Sonoma
could
secede
when
it was never a
part
of En-nis
'Sonoma
was
born
last
Saturday
whenit
voted,
to
incorporate,
37
votes
for to
six
against.
The balloting
and
somehard
feedings
— resulted
from
Ennis'
pro-
posal to
build
a new
sewage
disposal
plant
in the
Sonoma
area.
Sonoma
would
have a mayor, a
marsh-
al
and
aldermen,
but
they
would
get nopay
because
thetown
would
have
no
taxes.
With top
executives
of Interstate Theaters
lending
ahand,
final
details
for the
formal
opening
of the new
Majestic
Theater tonight are complete.
llfVlwp<s
i..«.
Whenthe doors
swing
open
and the
Southwest
s
finest
theater"
welcome^moy^
jtenning by Interstate
officials.
hey
believed
in thefutureof
Brownsville
and
joined with
the
many
who
feel
that
this city is thentertainment
center
of the
Lower
Rio
Grande
Valley.
Sell
OutThe
first
show
tonight
will
start
t 7:30 p. m. and the
house
hasbeen sold
out
with
no more
tick
etsavailable, since
only
thecapa-
city
of the
theater
was
sold.
Tickets
or the
second
show,
scheduled
foi
9:45
p.m.,
will
be on sale at the
box
office.
R. J.
O'Donnell,
vice president
and
general manager
of
Interstatearrivedat
noon
todayandheadsa
ong
list
of executives,
several
who
have been here
since
Monday
aid
Ing
in the
plans
for the
opening.
Officials
Here
Others who
arrived
today
areWeeden B.
Nichols,
commercia
real
estate
manager;
George MWatson, city
manager
of San
An
tonio
Interstate theaters; Jacl
ihalman,
publicity
director
of
the
San
Antonio
theaters,
and
ConnuBrady,
publicity
director
of
Houston Interstate theaters. Executive
who
arrived
Tuesday
arc:
Fran
Starz,
publicity
director,
and Rob
ert
Hickey, RKO-Radio Piccure
special
representative.
Early
arrivals were:
Williarr
O'Donnell,
Torrence
H u d g i
n
Debbs Reynolds, J. C.
Skinner,
C
E.
Holmes
and J. H.
Elder.John Worley of the PM Constructlon Company
of
Dallas,
build
ers of the theater, has also beehere
the
past
several days.
Entertainment
Tonight's program
includes
mu-sic by theBrownsville high schoolband, entertainment by the
Amer-
ican Legion Drum and Bugle Corps,and
street
dancing.
Elizabeth
Street
from
llth
Street
to 9th
will
be roped off to accommodate thehuge crowd which will be on handto bid the
theater
welcome to
Brownsville.The
top feature of
tonight's
full
program
will
be the Incomparable
Norma
Ballard
and herHammondelectric
organ.
So
it's
"lights, action,
camera
tonight at the new Majestic
thea-
ter.
this
.
Light rain
fell
yesterday
afternoon
at
Tcxarkana, Bryan, Marfa,Austin, Junction, Lubbock, San
Angelo,
Amarillo and El
Paso.
Mayor
J. P.
Sims
of
Ennis issued
this
statement:
,.
"If secessioncomes,
it
will
not be
half-
way, it
will
be
complete. There
will
beno halves. One
will
be anEnmsiteandhave
the advantages
that
Ennis
has to
offer
or one
will
be a Sonoman and have
vv*hat
Sonoma has to offer."
~
The city
council
pointed out
that
J^n-
nis
offers
city
water,
fire
protection, city
library serviceand
other
privileges.
It
broadly hinted
that
Sonoma
couldoffer
nosuch
services.
A
spokesman for
Sonoma—hecity
officials
have
not yet
been named—said
the
"secession" statement
puzzled mm.
"Sonoma
is on the
east
flank
of Ennis
and has never
been
a
part
of the town,he
said. "How
could
we secede?
Some
Sonomans
pointed out
that
eachhas his own
private
sewer
and
water
system and can get along
very
nicely
without
help
from
Ennis.
Hunt
Starts
In Mexico
For
Ochoa
LAREDO, Aug.
17 —
/P)—
Thevord was out in
Mexico
today:
nd
George
(Gavo)
Ochoa.
A
fugitive
warrant
was
issued
the
scar-faced
customs broker
Alien
Shot
As
He AndDeputy
Fight
Shooting
Is Held
Justifiable
In
VerdictOf Justice
A
cotton
picker
thought
to
have
bludgeoned a
com-
panion
to death was
shot
fatally
by
Deputy SheriffWalter
Keller while
resist-
ing
arrest
last
night.Both
killings
came
within
anhour at about
midnight,
Sheriff
Boynton
Fleming
said.
Justice of the Ponce
Manuel Diazdc
Loon returned '
a
verdict, of
justifiable
homicide in
thedeath
ofthe
man
Keller
shot. He
called
the
bludgeoning-
"murder".
(iivos Account
Fleming gave
the,
following
ac-
count
of the
eventsleading
up tothe
fatalfracas:At nbout
31:30
p.in.
the.
sher-
iff's
office
sot a
call
saying a
man
had
been
killed
in his toed on the
farm
of
Jose
Martinez,
near
Okla-homa
Avenue
about;
seven mileseast
of
Brownsville.Keller
made thecallto
investi-gate.
He
found
Ignacio
A
vila
Ol-
vera,
23, an
alien
picker, had
been
hit on the
head with
a
blunt
in-
strument
and his
skull
crushed.The
deputy also
found
all the
dead
man's
belongings missing
andhis
roommate
notthere.Seek Man
While
waiting for Chief
Deputy
Sheriff
BillGatliff
and
the
justice
of
thepeaceto
get
to the
small
housewhereOlvcra had been
kill-
ed,
Keller
and Martinez,
owner
of
the farm,
startedin
search
of thedead man's
former
friend,
They
found
him walking towardthe
Rio
Grande and
stoppedhimto
f--earch
him.
The man
Keller
shot
was
identified
as
Miguel
Morales
Hernandez.,
22,
also
awetback
cot-
ton picker.As Keller started
to
search
him,
Hernandez
hit
the
deputy
in
the
face, knocked
him
down
andjump-ed on
him. Keller
reached for
his
gun,
a .45caliber
automatic, freed
it
from
its
holster
and
fired
one
shot, which
grazed Hernandez'
stomach,
Fleming's
account
said.
They wrestled
for possession of
the weapon. Keller
found
it
had-
jammed after
the.
first
shot.Hesucceeded in clearing thechamber
of
the
automatic,
while Hernandez
was
still wrestling with
him and
attempting
to strangle
him,
Flem-
ing quoted Keller
as
saying.Keller freed
the gun and
shot
Hernandez
once
in the
heart
andonce
in the
stomach.
Keller
and
Martinez found
the
vho
fled
Into
Mexico
after
a double
laying In ft
hotel
here
July 31,
and
Texas'
governorwas
asked
to
seek Ochoa'3
extradition from
Mexico.
Assistant
U. S.
Attorney Wil-
iam
R,
Eckhardt
said
in Houstonthe
Federal
Bureau of Investiga-
tion
had stepped
into
the
case
after
a
federal
chargeof
"fleeingforeign commerce
to escape
prosecution"
was
filed.
Seek
Extradition
E.James
Kazen, district
at-
torney
at
Laredo, asked Gov.
Allan
Shivers
to
request
the
United
Statesto ask Ochoa's
extraditionfrom Mexico.Ochoa
is
charged with
uie
n-mrdr
of Honry
D.
\YhiUenburg,
33,
South
'.le.xns
ginncr. Healsois wanted
for
questioning
in the
slaving
of Air
Force Corporal
JamesLindsay,
30, of Oneida,Lindsay
was
shot
in thehotel
on a
different
floor.
Tcnn.
same,
Both
nvn
were
killed
by the
same, .32 caliber pistol, ballistics
rxperts reported. The
slain
menwere
acquainted
and
both
knew
Mrs.
Rosa
Maria Ochoa, Ochoa's
wife,
Kazen said.
Laredo Police
ChiefDavid
O.
Gallagher sbid
the
motive,
for the
slaving, in
hifi
opinion.
was"lealousy".
He
declined
to
com-
ment.
clothes
of Olvcra, including
a.
pair
of
new
shoes,
on Hernandez.
They
found
his
wallet,
containing
some
$40,
and a
bundle
of
Olvcra's other
belongings.
Killed
In
Sleep
Fleming said
all the
evidence
was
that
the
first
man (Olvera)had beenasleep
when
he was
mur-dered.
He
said
he
considered
the
killing
of the
second
man
(Her-
nandez)
"unavoidable",
and
prais-
edKeller
for
tracking
themurder-er to the river in the
dark.
Keller
was bruised
in
the
scuf-
fle
but
otherwise
unhurt.
He.
'and
Gatliff
returned to the
scene of the. first
killing
this morn-
ing
to try to
find
the instrument
with
whichOlvera
was
murdered.
Sivim VictoriesBoost
Morale
Of
Japanese
TOKYO, Aug.
17—
M
J
)~-
Japanese
morale
soared higher
today than
at
anytime sincesurrender.
their humiliating
The
reason:
Therecords smashed
in
the Los
Angeles
AAU swimming
meet,
by
Hironoshin
Furuhaishl andShiro Nashizume.
All
newspapers
in the
larger
cities
published
extras.
Radio
pro-
grams were
interrupted
to
broad-
least the
news.
Vaughan's
Role In Behalf
Of
Accused Firm
Is
Studied
WASHINGTON,
Aug.
17Gen.
HarryH.
Vaughan
and
olaved in
1946
in behalf of a company
r^
J
*
.._•__
«..x^~
.•»-.
-fVvv
ef»vnii'
-
The
role
of
Maj,Maragon
reportedlyaccused
of violate
ing
sugarrationing comes up for
scrutiny
today.
Senate
five
nesses
to a
public
An
Agriculture
spokesman said
percenter
hearing.
De
p a r t m e n t
yesterday
that
investigators
called
four
wi<>
Vaughan
and Maragon
four
yearsaeo
sought
aid at the agency for
the
Allied
Molasses
Companyof
Perth
Amboy,
N. J. He said they
didnt
get it and that the
case
xvent
to theJustice Department.
Vaughan
is
President Truman
B
army aide.
Hi«
name ha* bobbed
upevery
day at a
special
Senate
subcommittee's
inquiry
into wheth-er improper
influence
has figured
in
the
handling
of
governmentbusiness,
«,,.,*
Maragon, once a
frequent
White
House visitor,
is a central
figure
in
the
investigation.
He has
»».id
he
regards
Vaughan
a* a
good
friend.
 
,
PAGE
2
THE
BROWNSVILLE_HERALD,
BROWNSVILLE, _TEXAS._WEDNESDAY.
AUGUSTT7,19jg
Roma Public Schools Will
Open
Fall Term Sept. 3
V:
KOMA,
AUJ.C.
17--
TheRoma
will
reassembleFriday.SeptemberPublic
Srliorjls
will opf-n
thr»
1919-12,at 0
a.m.
for an all
clay meeting
Monday,
Sop-
1
to be
devoted
to
>0
KCJtOOl
torn ber 5,
year
on
although
informational
rfgi.strutkm
oi
Junior and
Senior
High
School
KtudenU;
v/itl
.start
at UK; Manilarfuorra
fiiulding
inKoina.
Satur
clay,
Sepf.cinb'-r
\\.
The
«:lf|iifntary
schools
of Uv
bor
fj.
Tlv-
!t
will
a,I.'-10
open
on SopU-ni-faculty
District
10
data
concerning
theapplication
of
the
Gilmor
A
kon
Law
in
the
Roma
District, and to the reorganiza-
tional
program
to
be
initiatedat
theManuel
Guerra
School.Teacher assignments
will
be
completed on
meetings
m'-nUiry,
his
day, and group
hold
for
primary, elc-
junior
and
senior high
Flan Reath
A
]
[)rov:il
«!
of
ban
lit'i
r
runVrol
At.
fMn
t; t."
!'<•(
und
tho
I.
Cain-run county
;ind
in.prowmont:t
>',<>.
10
was
\vaiVin;;
.lire
ol'
K.--I,
r
;il
District
.ludg
I/..
[lannay
tod?i.v
H
hearing
yesterday,
an
school
groups.
Vocational
courses
will
again
he
offeredin
Roma
in
agriculture
and
hornemaking.
A
primary
supervisor
has been added
as
well
MS
an Itinerant
Teacher.
The
lat-
ter
will
teach
music
and art in all.seven buildings.
The Roma
listrict
will
have,under the
reef
ntly
enactr-d Mini-
mum Founda'.-on School
Law.
thirty-nine t
c
a c
-i
e r s including
.superintendent.
1
*
and principals:
thin
is two
less than
in tho
past
year.
Mrs.
Florence
J. Scott has
UK
been
rc-elftctcd
superintendent
for
a three year term.
Cl'rf
III
o; M
drawn.
rumhn;/
<;!
1.1.1
•let
WJiM
V.'itll-
appmving
bv
'bo
diHtr
bin
not
:,ign
Tin:
judK
l
ivr.lrrul
During
tin-
Tive
fippmvng
n-
' *
.ooo.oou In
ont-i'ls
find
u>
!.<•/•'•;->!.
o\vod
«-
f
ba.i
b<-on
drawn
up
l
b.V
HmiiiJjy.
hHd
H
one-day termourt hero
yesterday.
fs'-riai
fu:.-i.sion.
51
alt«
ns
jih a.h-d
g-.ult.y
to
f.-hargt-fl
of
Illegal "entry
to
the
United .State.s
and
wor-
V.iv-n
juisf>fnd«;d
yont-
flirt-,-}
and
or<l':iv<l
deportr-d.
A
iVfcAlli-n
man,
William
A.MoK'TR.
w;i.-i
dcelaicd
ha.nkrnpt.
Hi."
ft',
i.oriu'.v.!
Mdmittod
the
nlloga-
I,,,,,,
,,,
(i
petition
for
involuntarybankruptey
Id'-d
byrn-ditor.s
Kogers.
and
H»nna.V
ordered
the
ca^e
rrforn-fl
to a
j-eferep
in
bank-
ruptcy.
Kov,>-rHha«l
owmrl
a.
Har-
•storo.
John
!>ANCI<:
LiitKl,
.starring
in
Pnra
'"I'he
Lie,"
once
wrotn
t.lir
j)lo».
for a
biillet
which
.starred
Lt-oi
I'jur.lollitn
of
Monte
Curio
Hallel
IK:
and
oilier
noted
daricor.H.
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in
ftNr\,v
York
rrvun
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SteirtR
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7:45
P. M.
Please Come Early
nii
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Li\»t
Times
Today
JENHirERNES
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DOWN
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CM
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and Thursday
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I,F,0
CARRILLO
NINO MARTINI
"Oaring
Desperadoes"
Today
Thurs.
•h.
u-nn
Wayne Morris
Jaftit
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• OIRAIMNI
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• AUN
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Mighty
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-
Flying
Dancers
and My Silent
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Talent Show
Thura.
Nit«
CurrencyExhibit
On
Display
Here
A
United
Stales
paper currency
pxhibit,
sponsored by
the Federal
Ho.servo
Bunk
of
Dallas, is
being
•10
Id
at
thePanAmerican
State
Bankhere.According
Lo
Marshall Watson,
oxociUivo
vice president
of
the
held
ank,
the-
exhibit will be
through
Saturday.In
tho 15 frames of
paper
cur-
rency
comprisingthoexhibitarc
.shown
Hpcclmens
representing
cvory
Lypu
of
noto,
bill, and certifi-
cate
which
has been
circulated
as
money
In
the
United
States
from
the early
Colonial
period to thepresent
day.
On
display are notes
In
pounds,
.shillings,
and
pence whichwere
mediums
of
exchange
in
Paul
Revcre's and Benjamin
Franklin's
time;
obsolete
bank
notes
of 100
years ago; Treasury
tiotea
of
the
'Republic
of
Texas;state
and na-
tional
Issues
of the
Confederate
States;
early
"greenbacks"
and
"shin
plasters"
of the Civil War
period
and notes on down throughthe
years
Including
paper
cur»
rcncy
in
circulation
today.
A
booklet-size
form is availableat thebank
giving
a
brief
descrip-
tion
of
the,
contents
of
each
of the
15
frames.
Man
ReceivesBroken Leg
In Aecideiit
MATAMOROS,
Aug.17—JuanCardenas, 1.0-year-old member
of
a
well
known Matamoros family,was
in the Red
Cross
first
aid
ward with
a
broken
right leg as
a
result
of
aii accident
on theMatamoros-Reynosa
road Monday
night.Cardenas
told
Bed Cross at-
tendant
H
that
he. wa«drivinga
truck
to a nearby ranch
whenlights
from
an
approaching
auto*mobile
blinded
him.
The, truck
left
the
highway
and overturned.
Others
riding in
the truck
werci
reported unhurt.The.
truckwas
carrying
n
Lrac-
tor, and
Cardenas said
that:
the
extra
wfilg-h!.
probably
caused
the
vehicle
to overturn.A Red
Cross
ambulnnce
brought
the*
injured
man
to
the
first
aid
station.
Death
Takes
L.
F. Mastou
T,A
FEPvIA,
Aug.
17
Leffie
Richard Mimtou,
68,died
at
his
home
hero Monday,Horn
June
'2'2,
1801,in
Chandler,Oklahoma,
Mr. Maston
mowl
to
ha
l«Vria
in 1923 and has
operated
afarmhere alnco
that
time.
Surviving are ono
.son, Glonn
Rii-lHvrd
Maston;
and six
daugh-
ters,
Mrs,
\Vnncia
White
of
Pri-
nicrix,
Mrs.
Haj-.ol
Irene
Williams
of
Harlingen,
Mrs.
Coy
Allen
MeCrnry,
Ha.skell.
Mrs.
Fen
1
Mae
Vance,
* La FYria,
Mrs.
Bonnie
Boll
mgnight,
Donna, and
Mrs.
Dounie
Dell
Jones,
La
Forla.
Four
brothers
surviving
arc W,
H.
Mastrm,
Chandler,
Oklahoma;
AeU»
C.
Mtititon,
La
Ferla;
Ben
S.
Mn.Hton,
.Shawnec,
Oklahoma;
and
Roy J.
Mftston,
Gayle,
N.
'M.
A
.sister,
Mrs.
L. W.
Walk,
Ln
Ferla,
preceded him in
death
four
years
ago.
The
body
will
remain
at
tho
Aaron
ehapt'l
where
services
will
bo
held
at
-4
p.m.
Thursday.
The
Rev.
D. i\, Taylor,
pastor
of the
Assembly of Godchurch, llarlin-
gon,
willofficiate.
Interment
will
be at
the
La
Feria
cemetery.
Glass blowers
take
pride in bo-ingcalled
"blow-hards" because
it
in
"their enormous
breath pressure
that
shapes
much of the
fine
handmade
American
glassware.
Cheoke
of
some glassblou'or*
dis-
tend
until
th«ir
faces
am
aw
large
ns
cantaloupes.
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Equipment
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Heating
V«ntiUtinf
Stainless
Drain
Boards
SHAWENGINEERING
PRODUCTS
CO.
Manufacturers
and distributors ot
he*ttransfer tquipment.
Customs
fabricators
of fta»n!e«
steel
and aluminum.
IIKlfi
H"<'»
Chlcrt
Illvil.
— RrnwsvillP.
Texan
Phone
«-WS8
»*
FATHER SELLS CHILD TO BUY CAR—Lyman
Alvm
Echviu-ils,
an
unemployed
miner,
was
charged
by
Bes-
semer
Ala.,
policn
with
selling;
hislittle
daughter,
Vi-
rec
2 for
$500
to
l,uy
,i
car.
Mr.s.
W. H
Sessions,
who
bouBht
the
child,
and
Vivee,
shave
a
joke at the
Ses-
sions
ho.no
in
Bessemer. The
Sessions
have
stalled
adoption
proceedings..
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Telephoto)_._
A.
ri-,
after iol.,.dun
achin« toolh
pulledinChicago
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Wire-photo).
Valley
Bank
Deposits
Show 40
Million Gain
By
>JO
GARCIA
Herald Staff
Writer
Valley
banks today
show
a
whopping
$40,000,000jumpin deposits so far
dur-
ing the six-weeks old cottonseason.
And
where it
will
run,
no
one
can
predict.
The
Valley's all-time
highcotton production
recordwas passed
this
week, and
still
has a month to run.To date
409,022
bales
have been
ginned
in
th<=
Va.lley.
A.
survey made
by the
Heraldthis
morning-
showed a
total
of
$143,348,937'
on
deposit
in
Val-ley banks.
<Jains
Reflected
Tins
fig-ure
compares with
$101,566,291 for
June
30.The
increase
in
deposits
for thefirst
six weeks of the cotton
sea-
son is $3^,782,646.Included in the
increase
are
.$856,216
deposited to
date
in the
new
San Juan
State
Bank. The
new
bank opened July
25.
Largestsingle deposits increasewas at
HarJ
ing-en's
First
NationalBank,
where
deposits todate
are
almost
double
what they were
at
the.
season's, start.
Deposits
JumpDeposits there jumped from
810,7-16,997
to
$20,125,204.
Actually
some banks
did
double
their
deposits.Boththe Los
Fresnos State
Bank,
which listed deposits at $1,-217,116, and the
Elsa State
Bank,
which listed its own at
.$1.093,319.61,
both as of June 30,better than doubled those figures.
To
date
the Los FresnosState
lists its deposits at
$2,564,773
anatheElsa Stateat
$2,452,695.Leading the list of increases by
counties
was Cameron, from
$41,-
925,586 to$65,683,267.
Hidalgo
Second