The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on June 2, 1947 · Page 4
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Pap* 4 THE ?, 194T B AM INDKPENDENT NEWSPAPER rounded by Jc«*« O. Whftr.l«r. July 4. l»t3 "" "uhrrt .v«r7^fi«rno6n (except flntiiriUyi »nd Sunday morntn* The Brownsville Herald Publishing Company T h i r t e r n t h and ArtRfii* B i r ^ c U . -- -- -- -- publUher S.EO X OWRN8 AMOCUt. PllbllshlT E o HQK-.STEN. JR Edltor CURTIS; VINSON · · "'.~-- -~ ' ;r^Tnd-Cl.» M a t t e r at th. Po.lofflc. it BrownwHl* T«», Act of Conarcsf ol March 3. 1819 OF THE ASSOCIATED Joint Border Inspection THK proposal by a joint committee representing 1 t h e cities of Brownsville and Matamorew that t h o L'overnmfnt of Mexico utilize facilities of the Brr.wn"Vme International Airport for documeiita- t i ' m "f air t r a f f i c between the two countries is a step lnn(t neodecl. it i* pointed out in the proposal t h a t assign- m e n t ' IV t h e M e x i c a n g o v e r n m e n t of customs im- n p r a t ion h e a l t h and c i v i l a v i a t i o n officials to n art "s at t h e I n t c r n a t i o i T a l A i r p o r t here, to work l,v Bide with similar U n i t e d States officials, w o u l d " m a t e r i a l l y f a c i l i t a t e clearance °J 'f e l a " t i r . n a l t r a f f i c , both craft, express or freight, and IN OUR VALLEY ^4 ^ Q"«~*. .a* condilinnw now are. air transportation is con- d u c Vd w i t h o u t any nfarked d i f f i c u l t y but existing r r m i r e m e n t . . m a k e for d e l a y at the/ border since nipection* bv Mexican o f f i c i a l s are made m Mex- i?o and inspections by United States officials m the U n i t e d States. Tho e f f e c t of the proposal by the j o i n t Browns- v i l l P - M a t a m o r o s committee would be to have these n"rUt ons conducted j o i n t l y , thus eliminating as m m - h ' a s possible the delays of governmental red tape. . . .Members of the joint, committee are .now in Mexico Citv where conferences with Mexican ^off i c i a l - , on the proposal were opened'last week. The c m n i t t o r carried with it a n offer from the city of Brownsville to furnish office quarters at the J n t r r n i i t i o n a l Airport w i t h o u t cost to the govern- m r n t "f M e x i c o for the f u n c t i o n i n g of Mexican n s p n o t i o n o f f i c i a l s here. Reports so far from the ·Mexican capital indicate favorable progress in the negotiations. * * * * IN submitting it* proposal to the Mexican government, the committee, commenting on ( .iomt usage of the I n t e r n a t i o n a l Airport by inspection official* of the two governments; set forth, among other things: / "Thi« a c t i o n would cut in h a l f the time now consumed r,v the i n t e r n a t i o n a l air traveler in clearing t h p r o n i i i r e - d government agencies, a n d w o u l d comp l c t o l v e l i m i n a t e the possibility of the traveler not h a v i n g some d o c u m e n t a t i o n required from the o t h e r c o u n t r y . . . " . The committee f u r t h e r c o m m e n t e d : It i* exported t h a t if this situation were created point i n s p e c t i o n ) , the a m o u n t of i n t e r n a t i o n a l air travel t h r o u g h . . . Matamoros, Mexico, and Brownsville, Texa* w o u l d be greatly increased. In petitioning for th'i'i opportunity to better serve their two coun- rip«- the communities of Matamoros and Browns- v i l l r ' rWeclicnte themselves to that hiffh plane of c o n p o r n t i o n w h i c h has m a d e them a world-wide f x f i r n n l p for p r a c t i c a l i n t e r n a t i o n a l relationships. " Thf. i m p o r t a n c e of f a c i l i t a t i n g governmental Inaction for i n t e r n a t i o n a l t r a f f i c at this point is F h n v n by the record of border passage through Tro\vnsville d u r i n g 1946. More t h a n 4.600,000 travelers crossed the bor- d e r h f r e d u r i n g the past year, i n c l u d i n g all m a n n e r of movement--foot, car, bus, train, ship, aircraft nnd other modes of transportation. Of t h a t total nearly 46,000 were air travelers in 4 . 4 6 6 planes. The c u r r e n t proposal does not apply to traffic . o t h e r t h a n air traffic and it is aimed at serving t r a f f i c by private planes p r i m a r i l y . it is a proposal t h a t w a r r a n t s c a r e f u l considera- t i o n by the a u t h o r i t i e s . Its a d o p t i o n will m e a n m u c h in the d e v e l o p m e n t * of air t r a f f i c between Mexico and the United States at this point. Flashes From Life (By The Associated Frww) A I I F . N COrnSE: KANSAS CITY--A field of 32 qualifiers for the MiWun Golf Association's stnte amateur championship teed off 'to d e t e r m i n e thn 1047 titltst.. Bu' nnt a s t r o k e was fired in Missouri. Mission Hills Country Club, site of thf tourney, has club- houj-V in Missouri but the course is across the street in Kansas, » · * « FKn MLY ENEMIES: ONKCO. 111.--Strangf bedfellows occupy n nuVscrv set 'in a box in the Stanley Docker store. In uricUtion to har f o u r kittens. Brownie, a four-year-old cat, 15 f e r d i n t r t h r i v e baby rats, about the size of mature mice. " B r o w n i e adopted' the rats a f t e r catching; them on the prem- iMy. Her kittens are about three weeks old. · · « * H ' I THF. mill): NEW YORK Albert Fimbel, Hotel Pennsyl- v a n i a f-mploye. has two "anylhlnR-you-want" meals coming to 1 ' ' T h e y ' r e his r e w a r d for catching a pigeon that was loosed in thf hot'-) lobby S n t u r d a v night. Fimbel used popcorn, peanuts and w a t e r to entice the elusive bird into a cage-like trap. SF.AKrii f ' A N C r i . r . E n : NEW YORK--A stamp exhibited as the w o r l d s rnoM prerious at the [international Stamp Exhibition a B n t J M i O u i a n a 1850 issue valued nt JtfO.OOO, was missing when o f f i c i a l * made t h e i r d a l l y check of exhibits; Thev h a s t i l y took Its mounting a p a r t nnd found that the * t a m p us f a s t e n i n g loost-ned by n spotlight's heat, had.slid behind a wooden frame. BKF. U SOLt'TION': KANSAS CITY--Members of the American A.v (.nation of Cm-fil Chemists In convention here learned that soon wrrk-olcl breaU may not worry the housewife. Research Chemists H. H. Favor and H. F .Johnson of East Conn., reported discovery of a paste .solution, known as P';:yr,xpthylfna s i e n r a t e , a f r a c t i o n of an ounce of which will k'-rp bread f r e M h for seven days. Shortage of raw m a t e r i a l s for the paste has prevented widespread use so f a r . * » · · IT EGGS 'KM ON: AMHERST, Mass.--Politeness to hens Ifi advocated by tin* U n i v e r s i t y of MassachUM-U-K. A b u l l e t i n to f a r m e r s from the desk of the University extension 1'ilMMj-. say.'., " k n o c k i n g cm t h e l a y i n g door before entering w i l l K j v t - ' t h e hens n r h a n r e to know you are coming and they won i be scared w h e n the door suddenly opens." · · « « H A K I i TO I I i n K : PORTLAND, Ore.--Police believe recovering F r a n k Q u c u h p a n a s stolen headgear will be a cinch if the thief to wear it. The I n d i a n said his feather disappeared along h * t* 1 ' ** WWTTIDUTQ belt*. LJ By E. C. OSBORN /"WER two cups of coffee we ^ discussed the 14th Street situation with a localite who i.« one of this city's biggest boosters. He took us to task for suggesting the widening of this particular street at this time. In his opinion there should be a long range view of Brownsville's t r a f f i c needs, particularly to and from the port and the airport. He stated that he believed a traffic expert should be brought hero to make a study and analysis of the problem, And he felt that the money for this export would be well spent. . While we feel that 14th Street needs attention its soon as possible we couldn't help but see and agree with his line of reasoning. * » * ART, Mrs. Stilwell and daughter Mary Grace, left for Mexico Sunday morning to be gone for some three months. One of these days a book on fishing In Mexico will be writt ten by Hart and for one we are ready' t^ road every word of It. We did feel sorry for Hart having to do nothing but fifih and write a book. Wonder why we didn't decide to be an author? * * * IF YOU want to be entertained, sit on a conversation between J. W. Hannah, president of the First National Bank and Bob Bull, head of the Missouri Pacific here, The talk concerns certain phases of the Mopac's operation in Brownsville. You won't have to worry about entering into the conversation--you can't .get a word in no matter how hard you try. * * * I, DORFMAN is walking on air 1 these days. All because of the new grand daughter Mr. and Mrs. Jean Wiedormann prenented him recently. ,, .. ,, Mrs. Dorfman ia also all smiles. » » » F OOD for argument,: The United States Department of Commerce estimates the Bio Grande Valley population at 240,000. Valley chambers of commerce do not' agree, insisting there are more folks hen; than that. ·» + * KJOT ao very long ago, Dick ^ Fahey entertained the locr.l Kiwanis Club with n song "Little Mother Of Mine." This song was written by a- negro named Burley and his · great grandfather was a slave of Dick's great grandfather, whose name was also; Burley. That was the custom in those .HlnvoH many times adopt- family name, L^ENTUCKY and ^ newspapermen will arrive in Brownsville June 13 and will get a look at this section and Matamoros. They will be guests of the Tennessee Gas and Transmission Company on a tour of the company's pipeline system. This will be another opportunity given the Lower Rio Grande Valley for some v good publicity.' ' + * * OUNDAY School Teacher--^ "Now, why 'was it that Mary and Joseph took Jesus with them to Jerusalem?" Mary -- aged lour-- "I guess they didn't have a sitter.' * «· * HTHE story Is going the rounds 1 that two Rio .Grande tarpon were hooked on the same plug nt the same time. _ Okay, we'll believe it but-We 'have enough trouble getting just one silver king- to hit a lure of ours. Barbs DREW PEARSON · * · No Art Where Modernists Are Concerned, President Declares · · · IN WASHINGTON WASHINQTON--Harry Truman disagrees with his Republican Confess on a lot oJ"things, but there is one question on which they see absolutely oye-to-eye, It is modern art. received a copy of the letter, which follows: "The White House A 2 Ig4? "Washington " D8 »T ^nreoiated" very much your letter of the' twenty-eighth In regart "te- American Art Exhibit, which is going the rounds : shows ^called Another Spring, Another Visif e r e a r * B r B t many American artists ^ .UH believe ernists, in my opinion. "Sincerely yours, (Signed) "Harry Truman" "Honorable William Benton Assistant Secretary of State Washington, D. C," It should be noted that President Truman, though he doesn't cf3=^ fo foreign nations, exchange of students, professors, etc T should also be noted that the State Departments art pro- What Mait«s War Hv n f t c r World War I, this writer was encamped with 100 Drisonn" Mid n h a n d f u l of Serbian guards in the. Jugo- av valley oi "Dobro Do," engaged in rebuilding houses which the Bulgarian army had burned d u r i n g the war. been unused since 1912. I was there Jn No pilot, ever wants to show w h a t his plane's cracked up to be. * * * An English boxer, after losing a fight, kissed his opponent. He got in one good smack, anyway. * « * Among articles left behind on nn Illinois street car was a radio -which is an ideal «hoorThcre"w"arR "school teacher in Dobro Do, and we S him TboTt getting back to work. But we had no wl"*TM #TM no textbooks no blackboards, no paper; and though our mien Sons were giod, heavy show, forced us to leave the valley before we over »ot around to reopening that school, I hav* always felt « little guilty about this. But more important I have ^^ thought thnt one reason for continued war- ware in the Balkans and the fact that Tito can now get, away with a OornmuniPl dictatorship, is lack of education. I also have thought that most Americans have little c rt f w h n i n ttrent blessing our public-school system is. If ?hey^o\iM ^ to the backbone of that system, the selection and pay of teachers. nalkanizin? Pennsylvania Schools ' The money which f inn need the reconstruction work we were doing In Dobro Do and o t h e r parts of the Balkans came mainly horn Pennsylvania, in which state I got a large part of my own education Today that state is so backward when it comes o teachers' salaries that I am almost ashamed to admit I went to school there. . qnnh starvation salaries are paid to Pennsylvania teachers that . Drorressh'es ate like California makes recruiting raids on Penn schools an d h as no trouble skimming off the cream of the crop. A* a result, the teacher exodus from Pennsylvania is appalling. Todav cnrnllmont In Pennsylvania teo-chnrs 1 colhigns has drop- T50d from 9(X)V in 1040 to 3,910 in 1045. Classrooms nre overcrowd?d some cliuwoH arc without teachers to handle thorn, and the, t rnover is so great that as many as five different teacners may handle a single class in one year. In other words Pennsylvania, the second wealthiest state in the union, Is rapidly Balkamzing its educational system. 'Interesting thing is that the new Gov. James H, Duff made errandhose promises to improve Pennsylvania cducation-but that was before 1 Sons. Now he has come up with the meager Horn- iher bill which won't come anywhere near remedying the situation Meanwhile also, Pennsylvania, second wealthiest state, has the lowest par-capita state tax of any save the South Iowa and Nebraska. Meanwhile also, Gov. Duff, is chopping about $94,000,000 o " v a r i o u s business twees-including bank and trust company, corporate loans, mercantile tax, and a manufacturing exemption from capital stock tnx. HP can dish out this gravy to business, but he can't afford an adequate salary boost ^o Pennsylvania teachers. · Of course, I don't h a v e to go to school in any more -so perhaps I shouldn't worry. But Just because I \ised to like the old state, here's a free tip to Joe Pew, Joe Grundy and the Pennsylvania manufacturers who pull the wires in the stnte legislature:' Well-educated kids don't fall for isms. The most fertile field for Communism is where the schools are the. most BalkanlBed and poverty-stricken. Note to other state governors: This is equally true in your state, too. Under The Dome It was Henry Wallace who made the' headlines nt his big LOB Angeles rally, but it was movie actress Katharine Hepburn who really stole* the show. It hasn't bnen publici/ed, but la Hepburn has become quite a If-ndint? Dcmocrnt in Hollywood. Republicans in the picture colony tried to persuade nor not to go to the Wallace mooting, but admitted afterward she did a whale of a job. Wallace's mail has been as big as his audiences. About 40 per cent of his'correspondents urge him to run for President. Fifty per cent urge him to .form a new political party. The latter type letter has tripled in one month. N i n e t y - f i v e per . cent of Wallace's correspondents favor his position regarding Russia. THINGS HEARD AND SEEN IN MANHATTAN--By Walter WmcheH Chevalier Complains Of Being Probed Wlncheltabrlltas: John ("Inside U. S. A."). Gunther and Vlcent Shccan, the book-writer, showing London actresses ('of the Congrovc h i t ) the m j d t o w n scenes. Gunther's exciting reporting of the 48 States retails at $5 and is worth m o r e . , , Flame-hnlred Lucille Ball, thft "Lured" star, feasting in the Cub room on sliced b a n a n n s covered w i t h whipped c r c a m -plus toasted rolls (She will reco- v e r . . The M a h a r n n c e oPBaroda, in the Waldorf foyer p u f f i n g on a Havana Perfecto. Her hus- b a n d , the Ma ha ( h n - h a ) r n j a h , is one of the world's richest men. (So're some of the other comics in the Hooper first 15-so \vot?i . . Bob Hope inspecting the" Runyon House (in Columbus Circle) at 5 a.m. "What does it sell for when .it isn't a priae in slogan contest?" he i n q u i r e d . . . "$5,500" h e w a s i n f o r m e d . . "You can get $80,000 for it," he sni4 to Jerry Colonna, "out in Beverly Hills." Ho wasn't k i d d i n g . . . Have you tried to t win it? * * * Sallies In Our Alloy: Fred Allen's crack--hich tossed us right Into the a i s l e . . . Guesting with Jack Benny, he made nn "X" over his kerchief pocket, n n d said: "Cross my heart and hope to hope to look like Jessel!" .. A B'wny nipht club owner was groaning about blz- nfiz . "Mnybe i(. would help," offered someone, "if you reduced prices to customers?" "Who," wept the owner, "has customers?" * + * MifUown Melodrama: It ap- pened outside the Algoquin Hotel the other d a y . . . The tired nnd harassed doorman was helping nn old ( b u t regally dressed) downgcr put m n n y bags and boxes into n c n b . . . She was hurrying to catch n ehoo-choo .. As " the last weighty valise was in place, she got i n t o the keb and remembered she hadn't, tipped him . Impatiently, she shoved n gloved hand into her purse, a n d ' (without looking) pressed something into his p n w ... As the t a x i sped a w a y ho opened his fist to e x a m i n e the tip. . . It was an old Willkie button! * » » The IjiUc W a t o h : M. Chevalier phoned the French Embassy ('after hearing our flash) that the U. S. Immigration Dep't was probing him. The Ambassador assured him the State ·Dep't would I n u n d e r m a t t e r s . Film starlet Alma Kaye almost WORLD'S WORST NEED IS MORE FERTILIZER--By Peter Ed.on Population Grows Faster Than Food Production ±_ ,TM A , ,, ,,« nhosnhorous and , nitrogen over most were .declared .surplus. ed to operate because t WASHINGTON, -- (NEA) Looking at it from an earthy, everyday point of view, what the world may need first is not bigger and better supersonic airplanes, foronccs, or United Nations sky scrapers. What it needs worst is just more fertilizer, The International Emergency Food Council meeting in Washington t h i s weok is hearing nothing but tales of gloom. The number of people In the world is increasing. The supply of food is not. The acreage under cultivation is no bigger than it was before the war. · Thnt reduces the problem to growing more food on the same amount of land to feed more people. One way to do t h n t is to use more fertilizer, as the U. S. did in the war. M a k i n g mure I'erUli/nr and fiprondiin; It around doesn't sound h a r d , Bill, data .presumed to t h e IEPC on the world fer- tiliser situation reveal that, mankind is still pretty c,lubfooted in the head and not much better t h n n a Neanderthaler when it comes to using his noggin to maneuver his lazy bones out of the. mire. Principal commercial fertilizers ...^ phosphorous compounds, The phosphates are in fair supply now, and the IEPC is relinquishing its controls over them as of July 1, The big shortage is In the nitrogenous f e r - tilizers which this year nre 25 per cent under world demand and probably won't be any better next. World demand is for 3.7 "million tons. The supply is 2.8 million, Only five countries have excess nitrogen to export. They are Chile, Canada, the United Kingdom, Norway, and Belgium. They have, to make up the shortages in nearly 100 importing countries which don't produce enough at home for their own use, Vicious,. Circle The U. S. is in this class. Though it has doubled its f e r - tilizer consumption .since the H t n r t of th« war and now produces over OOU.OOO tons, ^2 percent of world .supply, the U. S. must still import 200,000 tons of nitrogen, To increase the production of explosives in wartime, the U. S. government built a number of ammonia, nitric acid, and graining plants. When the war over most were .declared .surplus. Some were taken over for the production of fertili/er.s. But |;hc. other plants were so scattered about the country that their use in combination to produce fertilizers requires service by a large number of tank cars for reshipment of chemicals from plant to plant. .If enough foresight had bean used to locate these plants better so that they could have been converted to nitrogenous ferti- liser production in time of peace, the world's food production situation today might be a lot happier, ' European . fertilizer production is all snarled up. The principal d i f f i c u l t y Is lack of coal to run the plants. Coal production can't be stepped up till there is more food for miners, . Industrial nnd transport workers, They can't Rut more food till there is more fertilizer produced. It's a vicious circle. Sorry Spcctaolft 'Germany used to be a big nitrogen fertilizer exporter to the rest of Europe. Bombs destroyed some of the chemical plants. But the Allied military government authorities at. first didn't want the nitrogen plants repair- to operate because they were considered ^munitions plants. So here you had the sorry spectacle of trte U. S.--which produces less fertilizer than it uses--exporting nnd buying not only fertilizer but also food for occupied Europe,, while German fertilizer plants remain idlo and European food production is below_ par. This year nn effort i« being mndc to get some of the German nitrogen plants going again in the U.S., French, and British zones. Production of 200,000 ions Is hoped for. All the German potash plants are in the Russian zone, so nobody knows what they're doing-. But if Gorman fertilizer production could get back to its prewar 1.5 million tons, it would not only increase food supplies but the exportable surplus could be sold to the U. S. This would help pay lor food the U.S. now sends Germany. All countries that have fertilizer surplus "want, to export to the U. S. to get dollars. That's one of the factors which makes it d i f f i c u l t to pet the exporting countries to allocate their surpluses to countries that don't pay «o well. married reporter Justin Gilbert-. She eloped "with another the other night. A s . i t ticker-taped into the Mirror city room, Gilbert got, the assignment, of doing "the re-write." And he wrote without a tear. Except, of course, in the h e a r t . . . Ben Hocht wires that Evelyn Webber, a Lord Beaverbrook reporter (London Standards in N. Y., omitted all his replies to her distorted interview! - G o n n a punch her right on t-ho nose the next, time . . . Add great recifucemakers: In police stations when a tough mugg sees a camera m a n taking his picture, he usually covers his face--to which the desk Sgl. cracks: "WhHt's-a-mattB--b c a u t i f u 1, don't you want yer pitcher taken?" . Bernard Baruch sails for England July 2 n d . . . It cost, Chaplin $75,000 to show his new movie in New York. No biz. Sights You Never See on Television: The white evening- frocked l o o k e r (honey-hair «t,rimming in thr briar.) speeding madly down Fifth Avo. a\. the wheel of nn open Jeep at 4 in the m a w n i n ' . . . 'Hie new femme frillies featured in the Madison Avenoo marts--lingerie with black fig-leaf! . . . "The 6th Avenue Beachcomber" a bearded ?-mark who thports »orange thlacks, poiple shoit, wenrs yellow wedgies and. his long, midnight-hair in a bun .. Oh, tlmy now! * * * Curtain Calls: The Mefs Donald Dame via NBC . . Glenn Ford in "Framed" . Buddy Clark nt. the Paramount Joan Parker in "Burlesque" . Snca- sas* rhumband at Havana-Mad r i d . . . Marilync Towne's vocal- lure on WM.CA . . The new fickers, "The Web" and "The U n f a i t h f u l " (they got sugary notices in the trades). ., Seal- lions to an earache titled: "Oh, Daddy, Don't Preach to Me. Preach to Me, Preach to Me. 1 ' Awful. » + » Portrait of a. Pre.E« Agent M u m b l i n 1 to Himself: Only a. h a l f - m i n u t e until t h e Mirror truck comes up. . Ohboyohtao- yohboyl I .sure hope that, plug l.s in his .column... No, I takf that mack . . 1 mean, 1 hope it isn't in, because If it is, t-hcn I'll be even more surprised... Now make up my mind! Do I w a n t it in--or don't I ? . . . I should remained a waiter. At least. 1 a t e s t e a d y . I forgot I m u s t n ' t get excited. Who's ox- ciiod??? . Every night at this time he makes my blood pressure act up. Should I see a doctor or R psycho-analyst? ,. A press agent without a break in that; guy's column is a depress- agent . Say, that's not a bad soun-in-the-nlght Dammit, whatr. kficpin 1 them papers? I mean those . Hey, Whit.oy! 1 huveivt anything smaller than a buck . . . Well, lemmc look at the Column, anybow, I'm dying from aggravation I How do you like that? I have to worry myself sick if I crash a column. How low con you g e t . ? . . . Sup- pofiin' I didden crash any column---who the hell do those guys think they are? . Lessee now, Sallies. Memos Midnights, grrrrr. My stuff must steenk. . Hmmmm, Murals---who cares about Murals? . . Curtain Calls --oh, boy. It's in! It's i n ! . . Love That M a n . . . Okay, Whit.ey, old bean, see ye?, tomorrer. Same time. Keep the change! Michael Hall and Frances- Stillnmn. * * * Sounds In the Nijtht: At the Hotel Bill more: "Howz about t bumllc for Britain's victims d r i v e ? " . At the Singapore: "His only vice is vice".. At Lindy's: "A Nazi is a person who wishes Winchell was dond a n d H i t l e r wasn't" A t Iceland: "Oh, to be m England, now that Lady Astor's here" . At the Ding Ho: "His bluest worry is that women don't worry htm anymore" In Howie's: "Then* sho goes with, her Meschugga Daddy" . . At Yank Sing: "Lady Astor called a distinguished American a piff. Obviously, she is a lady in nam» on jy--not. in name-calling" . At the Flamingo: "She's the. blonde sheep of the family" . At Buby's: "She's t a k i n g a.n al- coholicking ." At the Stork: "Girls take to men of good heart--Jilso From." Mcmofi of a Midniffhter: Jan August's piano magic «.hi recording of -Miscrlou" sold over a. million) inherits Jack. Benny's Roxy stardom The A h m Alimons arc m f a m i c i p f l i m g . He owns t h n t . huge-parking arena behind the Roxy Hugs and 1'ixxxx to the Harried Aid Society for the $500 donation to the Runyon Cancer Fund . Joy H a t h a w a y auditioned for the radio version of "Claudia" due in Oct.. "You remind me," said author Rose, Franken, "of Dorothy Stirknoy." She ought to, ROM*. Joy is second cousin to Dot Long Island gambling U out for the summer. Seems t h e joynt. sand *nme authorities, "couldn't gel togedder" . Cab driver Sam Gross Uie pilot* B'wuy Royalty) rode in a bus for ihe first time and got. his pockets pickfcd! The big yokel! Undertaker Brooks i Times) Atkinson drove the revived "Up In Central Park" show to suici- ce by writing: "It should've died 2 years ago"/.. COMMUNIST! Yesteryears In The Valley FIFTY YEAUS A-GO June 2, 1897--Over 500 homeless families, numbering 2,000 people, were on the streels of El Pnso this morning searching for shelter. · * · President. Augustin Celaya of the Rio Grande railway company is the happy f a t h e r of o brand new girl bnby. who m n d e her ftp- pen ranee a! his home last Satu r d a y morning. Bonn.s arc now soiling rhonp, bringing $3 u $4 per "cnrga" .336 pounds). FORTY YEARS AGO J u n e 2. 1907--About 15 planters have bought land at Campa- cnu.s v i n e y a r d noar Mercedes and will plant t h r u - land next \vimer with improved California grapes. 4 » · The mnils for the morning train out of Brownsville are closed now nt IS a.m., which makes the m n l l clerks early risers these days. V · · Eggs and olsekrns Mill conti- nufi scarce nnd high. It. ought to pay someone to start a poultry f a r m in this vicinity. HorticultmTst Harvey C. Stiles has designed a geometric plan for planting of trees, shrubbery and other ornamental plants at the new home of Dr. S. K. Hnl- I n m on upper U?vee stroet. If even hall ihe specimens whirh he will plant .should succeed, he have one of the finest places m South Texas. « * * TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO June 2, 1922--Victor Mim, 23, of Houston, nn employe of the Humble Oil nnd Refining Company, was overcome by gas in nn empties storage tank in Pharr early today. Clarence McGee, Pharr, 37, while assisting in the rescue of Mini's body, fainted nnd fell nearly 20 feet. He lived only a short, time. C, H. Pease of McAllen declared there has been no change in the general program for bringing gravity irrigation in to the \ r ftl- ley. denying reports the proje* is to be dropped.

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