JTH Roosevelt 10-19-1932 Brownsville Herald

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JTH Roosevelt 10-19-1932 Brownsville Herald - o? in as S. is TOO MANY President Hoover, his...
o? in as S. is TOO MANY President Hoover, his hand cut and bruised by greeting 3000 persons at a reception, is expected to ban wholesale handshaking in the future. A woman's jeweled ring cut deeply into thc president's bruised hand and he was forced to end the reception. A closeup of the bandaged hand is shown above. Below is the president the day after the reception, his appearance refuting reports that he had suffered great fatigue. PASTOR, GIRL INTIMACIES' TOLDJURT Bride Sat In Lap, Heidi Hand. Before Wed, State Claims MUSKOGEE, Okla., Oct. 19.—W) —Having won its way into the record with testimony of alleged intimacy between Rev. s. A. Berrlc and the 19-3'CMr-old girl whom he later married, the state pressed forward today in efforts to convict the minister of the murder of his first wife. • Claim Poison Death The state contends the first Mrs. Eerrie, who died last March 21, wan killed by poison placed in a sedative capsule by her husband. The 52-year-old pastor married Ida Bess Bright, pretty teacher In his Cumberland Presbyterian Sunday school, less than two months alter- ward. The minister, attired in a neat gray suit, sat composedly througn yesterday's long court session, which lasted until nearly midnigtu. By his side was his young 'iride, equally calm. From, Mrs. Lucy Thompson, a member of Berrie's church. County Att'y. Phil K. Oldham drew testimony of the minister's attentions to Ida Bess prior To Mrs. Berrie's death. The witness said she saw Berrle grasp the girl's hand in the church study, where she was doing some typing for the minister, and look into her face "in a silly way." In Pastor's Lap Mrs. Thompson related that on one occasion, when she was visiting at the Berrie home, Ida Bess had to be restrained from entering Berrie's room while he was undressed. Another time, she said, the girl held the minister's hand when he was ill and on a third occasion she saw the girl in Berrie's lap during an automobile ride. 'This Ford Votes For Roosevelt' WASHINGTON, Oct. 19. (,T>>— A proposal to distribute automobile windshield stickers bearing the slogan "this Ford votes for Roosevelt" to "counteract" Henry Ford's advice to his employes to vote for Pres. Hoover, was announced today by Jerome T. Harriman, through the National Progressive league. "Henry Ford may be able to coerce his working men, whose wages he has several times reduced under the Hoover administration, into voting to re-elect Hoover,'' Harriman said, "but he cannot intimate the Ford owners, who are much more numerous." TO OPEN PORT BIDS NOV. 19 Construction Expected To Get Under Way Before Christmas (Special to The Herald) SAN BENITO, Oct. 19.—Bids for the dredging of the inner channel at Port Isabel will be opened Nov. 19. at the office of Maj. Milo P. Fox, district engineer, at Galveston, according to a communication received here by E. H. Downs, chairman of the Port Isabel-San Benito navigation district. Mr. Downs received the information in a telephone conversation will) Maj. Fox. Actual construction should be underway before Christmas, in the opinion of officials of the district. Announcement was made yesterday that Maj. Fox had been authorized by the war department to as;: for bids immediately, this information facing received by R. B. Creager, in V/sihlngton. in the intorcst of the port project. of I

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  1. The Brownsville Herald,
  2. 19 Oct 1932, Wed,
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