The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on July 1, 1932 · Page 1
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tiley'Vifsl « First'in THE feROWNSVILLE HBKALTJ FRIDAY, JUtyY 1, T932 PAGE Distinguished Democrats Are Presented to Party's Convention ^mn^^· · - - · ' - ' ' " . . ' · . - , · . . , · - . , ' . . . ' ' ' -- * ( ., ... - - _ _ - --_ - · - . . - _ -- i . . - - _ - . - . j . _ - · · ' ·MImi " »*^--· OUT AS SCIENCE FIGHTS'" LA^ FOR GENIUS OHIOAC7O, July 1. (/P)--Nino clis tinguished democrats were presented to the party's national convention 1 in the nominating session which dragged into this morning, and each was extolled as tho one man to lead to victory in November's presidential election. Gov. Roosevelt, "Cactus Jack' Garner, Al Smith, former Gov. Byrd of Virginia; Gov. Ritchie, former Ben. Reed of Missouri, Melvin Traylor of Illinois; Gov, White of Ohio, and Alfalfa BUI Murray of .Oklahoma--all these were offered. Starting tho oratory, John E. Mack of Poughkeepsle, N. Y,, proposed tho name of his old friend Gov. Roosovclt. 'Greatest Backing' "Ho comes to this convention with the greatest number of states behind him in tho history of the democratic party,' Mack said, "to fill tho crying need for a practical American with a clear perspective and n knowledge of tho entire nation as our chief executive." Nominating Smith, Gov. Ely of Massachusetts, praised him as "a modern Andrew Jnckson, a positive, virile, straight speaking, plain thinking statesman." Speaker Garner was placed In nornlruUlon with a-n assertion by if Connally of Texa.s that with there would go to the White ,e courageous, experi e n c c cl, tble leadership. 'Country Needs Man' s supreme hour calls for a Lppnnally said. "Charms and ttiona have lost their force." Glass of Virginia, who was secreVary of the treasury under Wilson, presented his state's former governor, Harry Floyd Byrd, as a governor of Virginia "who made a record never surpassed in tho entire history of the state." Michael F. Igoo of Chicago proposed Melvin Traylor, Illinois banker, as a new typo of candidate to whom "tho American people would turn with infinite relief as against the weakness, the indecision, the lack of vision, the ineptitude and tho Incompetence of Herbert Hoover.' 'Man of Destiny' Maryland's governor, Albert C. RltcMJe, was placed In nomination by Sqb. Tydlngs, who termed him "the rW of destiny," Nominating former Sen. James A. Reed of Missouri, Samuel Forclyce , of St. '.Louis said he was prcsent- ' ing "a 'man whose record shows a sincere belief In the groat fundamentals 'of our constitution." Gov. White of Ohio was placed In nomination l\\,, former Sen. Atleo Pomerene. '!· Last to be presentees was Gov. Murray of Oklahoma. Hfe -was proposed by former Gov. l^enry S. Johnston, of that state, \ (By Staff Col WESI/ACO, Jail the Rio Grnnrlp 1 change asse-mblcdf --7, Friday,' ·· \ ·*. -t . -. c^ or] ;iuocMons whicl ' with much jfc tho Valley--the sc of rffibrtfsldent and other offl and -tho selection of a heackjuav. ters--weni not discussed at the meeting- Thursday. Leaders In tho organization said It, la possible that these questions will riot bo reached ab the Friday | session, although efforts wilt be made to get to them as soon as possible- Havltngcn, Mercedes, Wealaco. Edlnburg and McAUcn are seeking headquarters of the organization, Pease Waives Appeal (By Staff Correspondent) EDINBURO, July 1--O, H. Pease, editor of the Hidalgo independent, has waived right of appeal and accepted judgment of $1 and costs assessed against him in tho libel suit brought by Dr C. Earnest, tax assessor of Hidalgo county, against Pease because of articles published n the Independent. MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS (By The Associated Press) National League Batting--P. Waner, Pirates, ,383; Hurst, Phillips, ,371. Buns--Klein, Phillies, 84; Terry Giants, 57. Buns batted in--Klein, Phillies, 78; Hurst. Phillies, 71, Hits--Klein, Phillies, 111; Hurst, Phillies, 105. (Doubles--'P. Waner, Pirates, and ·Worthington, Braves. 31. Triples--Klein, Phillies, and Herman, Reds, 12. Home runs--Klein. Phillies, 24; Terry, Giants, and Wilson, Dodgers, 15. Stolen bases--Frisch Cardinals, and P. Waner, Pirates, 11. Pitching-- J^etts. Braves, 9-M; Swetonlc, Pirates, 8-1. American League Batting--Foxx, Athletics, 383; Walker, Tigers, 360. Buns--Foxx, Athletics, 73; Simmons, Athletics, 70. Rims batted In--Foxx, Athletics, 86; Ruth, Yankees, 72. Hits--Foxx, Athletics, 102; Porter and Averill, Indians, 05. Doubles--Campbell, Browns, 22; porter, Indians, 21. Triples--Myer, Senators, 11; Laz- jeri and Chapman, Yankees, 7. Home runs--Foxx, Athletics, 29; '"\, Yankees, 22. ilen bases--Chapman, Y^ikees, Johnson. Red Sox, 10. Itching--Gomez, Yankees, 14-1; Yankees, 6-1, To serve Justice without cheating science of a genius whose skill can bring the most remote stars within reach of astronomers Is the unparalleled problem' confronting the ourts and prosecuting authorities in St. Charles, 111. The genius, John E. Mellish, of St. Charles, is one of the four men n the world capable of making the sensitive telescopic lenses upon which all astronomical knowledge depends. He faces 20 years' imprisonment for a crime he has confessed, involving hiu 15-year-old daughter. What shall the law do with him? Impressed by eminent 'scientists' pleas for mercy, courts wondered if Mellish might be sentenced to "20 years of nights" in jail, while being escorted daily to his workshop to grind out lenses and work on delicate telescopes. When State's Attorney George p. Carbary would not consent to this, a plan was evolved to build a laboratory within the walls of a state penitentiary so that Mellish might continue his work while satisfying society for his crime. Tho proposal awaits approval of state officials. Meanwhile, Mellish remains in nominal custody of the Kane county sheriff, passing his nights in the comity jail at Geneva and walking out with a guard each morning to his workshop. He has been a free man by day and a prisoner by night since he was indicted nine months ago. Mellish's interest in astronomy began in his boyhood when he was given a $2 telescope at Christmas. He soon outgrew this and bought another for $19. Then because of his astonishing a'mateur astronomical observation and the remarkable lenses he had made at home, he was given a job at Yerkes observatory where his fame became world-wide. Mellish will be brought to trial soon and the unusual arrangements for his confinement defined by Circuit Judge John Newhall. The charge against him was brought by his wife, who has borne him 11 children. HOORAY! HOORAY! STAGE MANAGER: .You received, a tremendous ovation. They are still clapping. What did you say? ACTOR: I told them I would not go on with my, act until they quieted down.--Hummel, Hamburg- Top photo: :The crude, workshop at St. Charles, 111,, in which John E...Mellish grinds sensitive telescopifl||lenses while facing a (icon sentence, Center: york, and, above, Cir- John Newhall, · who Mellish's fate. At left "Mellish in bridal dress advertisement won hus- \--;- baw Amelia Hops Off On Continental Flight NEWIARK, N- J., July 1.' (#)-Amelia Earihart Putnam, only woman ever to fly the Atlantic solo, took off at 6:11 a. m. (EST) today on a non-stop business and pleasure trip to Los Angeles. She carried as passengers in the plane in which she flew the ocean, her husband, George Putnam, publisher, and his son, David Binney Putnam. She had 540 gallons of gasoline and said she hoped to span the continent in a single hop, but that if conditions were not favorable she might stop at, St. Louis or Kansas City. She was going, she said, to attend the Olympic games, and to ·take her husband to the west coast on business. r ait! Motorists! The Same Low Prices Are Good While Our Present Stock Lasts. However, They Are Subject to Change Without Notice! 'OR ONLY jVPl||l.,v?-/'^/^'l , ' ^Tfi////»·/«/i· t'. ' 2 f O B D P L U S TfcCttbicAiiv.;! Each If Bought In Pairs 29x4.40-21 The travel bargain of America! Equal to or better than any tire of similar construction at the lowest prices ever quoted! Come in and see this wonder tire that startled all America with its performance against top-notchers In the tire field. Full of Pep aind Energy! Cross Country Batteries «' And Your Old Battery You can depend on them for enduring service. Guaranteed 18 months. 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Feminine delegates, seconders and enthusiasts--taking pOxSsession of the platform; joining and leading in the wild, parading, dancing, howling demonstrations; stilling · the throng with, formal speeches--these had given more than their proportionate share to the day's activities? Tine preliminary Jockeying in which they couldn't lead was done, and the women on the floor seemed to realize this was their day. They made the mast of it. In a box directly across from the speakers, Anna Roosevelt Ball followed her father's progress with so much rooting she actually lost her voiae. With tills blonde, vivacious leading contestant's daughter sat her sister-in-law, Mrs. James Roosevelt. They glowed with confidence. 1 "Of course, he'll get it," Anna caJled out, "what ballot it'll be I don't komv. Bivt I hope it's soon." Later, when an Iowa Roosevelt- pledged delegate rose and seconded Alfred E. Smith, however, she gaaed .over fine carpefc of human heads with a very sober visage. "What a ··-·'peculiar' speech!" she exclaimed, -putting down and forgetting nter leononade. Smiths Look On The moment was one- triumph in a box on the same side of the stadium--from which the Smiths looked 'on. Emily Smith Warner exulted: "There! And 'there'll .be more of such; I believe, tonight." - Her mother looked on in evident suspe/nse. ' ' Between, the mother and daughter sat Mrs. Daniel Mooney, wife of their man's long-time friend. They were joined later by Mrs. Charles Dana Gibson, of New York, reiterating "hewgoing;over way over." Between Roosevelt and Smith groups the Traylors watched--Mrs. Traylor, a pa.trician dai'k: beauty, perefotly ga/rbed in pink and brown, her sub-deb daughter,-blonde and 17, and Meivin Traylor, Jr., 16. It was, Mi's- Traylor said, "a great honor for Mr. Traylor to be mentioned." "They promised, me they'd omit this"--she gestured to the strutting Traylorites, "but at that it's nice to know we have so marry friends." " It was then-Mrs.\Traylor,. asked if she had a second choice, swiftly responded, "personally I'd like very much to see. Baker nominated." At the rim of the noise-making throng sat Mrs. James A. Reed of Missouri, white-haired, gracious and calm. She received a call from Genevieve Clark Thomson, who saw her own fattier, Champ Clark/ lose the nomination under the two-thirds rule in 1912. The rangy Oklahoma candidate himself didn't know -whether Mrs- Murray was there. She stayed out of the fray, though she had attended all previous sessions, making picturesque comment. CAN'T DO THAT JUDGE: My man, 'you are an , habitual offender, and I find it my duty to send you up for a third term. PRISONER: .A third term, your honor? Haven't you ever heard of the Washington precedent?--Pathfinder* Sheriff Surrender* In Shoo tin g Case HASKELU July 1- (#)--C, £. Bolt, 51, of Munday, waVshot tc about 4 a- m. today at a barn on faim of C. R. Elliott sheriff of Knox county. Sheriff Elliott surrendered to Haskell county officers whom he called to the scene. Elliott told .Investigating officers he had been guarding his barn, live ' miles · north of Weinert in Ha-skell ccmnty, several nights. He said a car occupied, by two men stopped near the bam this morning. One went into the barn and carried out several sets of harness, throwing them over a fence on the other side of which the car had been parked. 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