The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on May 28, 1930 · Page 12
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The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas · Page 12

Brownsville, Texas
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Wednesday, May 28, 1930
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PAGE TWELVE? THE BKOWNSVILLE HERALD WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 1930 PLANESCARRY PILOT'S STORY History;, of Flier la New Accessory of S. A. T. Air Lines (Special to The Herald) fT. WORTH, May 28.-- The .natural interest of passengers in the pilot at the controls of then- ship is responsible for the latest innovation in "cabin accessories" of · planes operated by the Southern Air Transport division of American Airways, Inc. Cards bearing the picture of the pilot and a brief ' history of his career are distributed to each passenger. Stories of the pilots were prepared by Jerry Marshall, operations manager, who has known most of them during many years of their flying career. Other regular equipment of the planes includes strip maps of the country, magazines and daily newspapers, cushions, smoking equipment, chewing gum and ice water. In the larger planes radio sets to permit the co-pilot to communicate with his passengers, describing the rcute, are in operation. To satisfy the never - f aiKng curiosity, of the passengers as ta the altitude of the plane, altimeters have been installed in the passenger cabins. A clock and schedule cards in the ship enable the voyagers to check on the routes over -which they fly. --Vcte for Port May 29th-- Yicks Merges With Big Holding Company PHILALDELPHIA, May 28.--m --Stockholders of Vlck Chemical Co., owner and producer of Vicks VapoBub, a drug trade name known practically all over the world..voted here today to merge their interests with Drug, Inc., the world's largest holding company of drug concerns. Vick Chemical Company is a Delaware Corporation having operating plants and offices here and in Greensboro, N. C. and additional producing laboratories in Canada, Mexico, Colombia and Spain. Its combination with Drug, Inc. marks another epoch in the development . of one of the most picturesque romances of American industry. Vlcks had its beginning' in the historic drug store at Greenboro, N. C. where O. Henry--(William Sidney Porter)--America's greatest short story writer, learned the profession of pharmacy. Lunsford Richardson, fellow townman and contemporary of O. Henry a druggist of the old professional school of scientific throughr.ess, made his discovery in the early nineties of the last century. New Chief of New York's 2 0,000 Police men Is Edward Mulrooney, Cop Air Mail Schedules | TUB BChedule tot tne mail betw Brownsville ana unllu n announced toy the postofftca department as follow*: Eouthbonna--· Leave Dallas 7:4! ». m. Leave Pt. Worth 8:15 ». m Iienvii Waco 0:30 ». m Leave Austin 10:23 a. m Le»vo Son Antonio 1130 a. m. Arrive Brownrrtile 3:05 p. m Northbound-Leave Browasvllla 1:35 p. m. Leave San Antonio 4:15 p. m. Le»ve Austin 5:10 p. m Leave Waco 8:15 p. m. Leave Ft. Worth 7:15 p. m. Arrive Dallas 7:35 p. m. The scnedule (or tee American all mall to Mexico City li aa follova: Leave Brownsville 8:15 a. m Arrive Tamplco ...11:00a. m- Leave Tamplco 11:30a.m. Arrive Mexico City 1:45 p.m. following is tne schedule tor toe Mexican air mall: LttiT* Mexico City 7:45 a. m Arrive Tamplco Leavn Tamplco 10:25*. m. Arrive Browasvllld 12:550. m. following u tne ·cheauie an tor Brownsvlllo-Mazatlan Route: Leave Brownsville 8:00 a. m Leave Monterrey B:«5 a. m Arrive Torreon lZ;sg p. m . L e a v e Torreon 1:30 p. m. Leave Torreon ..............1:00 p. m Arrive Durango ....,,,*.,....2:45 p. m Leave Durango ............ S 4:10 p. m Arrive Mazatlan 4:15 p. tn Return crip: Leave Maza'.lan 8:00 a. m Leave Durango 9M5 a. m I Leave Duracfro 9:20 a m Arrive Torreon 11:15 a. m Leave Torreon 1;00 ft. m Arrive Monterrey 3:10 p. m Leave Monterrey 3:00 p. m Arrive Brownsville 4:30 p. m POSTAL RATES TS« United States air mall postogt rate is 5 cenu lor trie tint ounce and 10 cents for each additional ounce or fraction thereof. Letters mailed In the United States for tne points In Mexico rak* th!i rate. BY PAUL NEA Service Writer NEW YORK, May 28.-- Edward P. Mulrooney, newly appointed police commissioner of New York, City, commands a standing ajmy of 20,000 men. Grover Aloyslus Whalen, his spectacular tnd widely-publicized predecessor, commands a department store' salary of $50.000. James J. Walker, playboy mayor of the metropolis, again commands the civic spotlight. So everybody's happy. Especially happy Is blue-eyed, grim-visaged Mulrooney, the only patrolman who ever rose through the ranks to the civilian Job of bossing the world's largest constabulary. Mayor Walker can have his columns of newspaper space, his wisecracks, his impeccable haberdashery. Grover Whalen can have his foreign decorations, his receptions for visiting celebrities, his (rardenia. even his diamond- itudded commissioner's badge. For Mulrooney. from his bie feet to his sandy hair. Is every inch a cop He doesn't want anything but to be a cop. Born Across Elver On the very spot where police headquarters now stands, his maternal grandfather once sold poultry His mother was born In a shabby little house across the street. "There's a story out that I was born there too," said Mulrooney, from one corner of his mouth. "No* true. I was born across rhe river. But my first memories were of Manhattan. I knew this district well. Guess I kind of belong here." Coming from the austere commissioner, that was a long speech, especially for publication. Through all his 34 years of police experience he has been known as a silent man, of extreme modesty, and a stern disciplinarian. He has thrice b.-.en cited for bravery. His father was an Irish imml- jrrnt, a sea-going Celt who gave up his wanderings and became a harbor pilot directly after meeting the buxom daughter of the noultry vendor in Centre Market. He was a union soldier In the Civil War serving with Duryea's long-famed Zouaves. Edward Pierce Mulrooney was born in 1874. He went to public school on the west side, was know as the hellion of his neighborhood, and made lif" miserable fr ' the comer cop. The elder Mulrooney was able to send him to Conner Uninn for a short tinrv wlr--i* TM_ war-1 learned such mathematics and cncineerinf as would helr him ir.' beccm'.npr a harbor navigator, too. Joined His Father At 16 he joined his father and in a few years had a pilot's license of his own. But the life palled. He wanted action. And it so happened that the New York police department at that time was advertising tor able, honest and ambitious Edward P. Mulrooney, upper right, is the only man ever to rise from the ranks to become head of New York's police force. Lower left, Elizabeth Mulrooney, daughter of the new police commissioner. The Mulrooneys live in a modest apartment in the Bronx and, says the head of the family, they are going to continue to live there. young men to join the force. Mulrooney, just 21. went to see the commissioner. His name was Theodore Roosevelt. · For nine years after appointed him, Mulrooney remained a patrolman. Being a river man, he Immediately had been assigned to the marine police, and he was on the scene when 1021 lives were lost in the steamship Slocum disaster. Asked to tell of his experiences In connection with the catastrophe, Commissioner Mulroonnv said: "The Slocum \vas lying on her beams. We were there three days looking for dead. I pulled out 28." His work won his first official commendation. A few years later ho nearly lost his life in rescuing a drownir.c man. That meant a second edition. Once he jumped into the icy waters of the Hudson to capture escaping river pirates. Pressed for reminiscence of this MOVIE SIDELIGHTS PALACE--McALLEN Four well-known song writers collaborated on the musical hits of Joan Crawford's Western pic-, ture, "Montana Moon" wblsii will open today at the Palac; theater, MrAllen for 2 days. Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed who wrote the hits of "The Broadway Melody" (Contributed three songs to the Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer production, "Sing A Song of Old Montana," "Happy Cowboy," and "The Moon Is Low:1 ' Herbert Stothart and Clifford Gray, com- pouser and lyricist of "Devi! May Care"'wrote two numbers. "Trailln" In Old Montan'" and "Montana Call." An added musical attraction is a chorus of 50 cowpunchers sin? original cowboys ditties ballads. who anc MADE MILLIONS OF FRIENDS J A ' / J l J » » » ^BPI «·*·!· »·'"-'----· ------· Fifteen years after his {traduation, Dr Caldwell became famous for a single prescription which now, alter forty vears, is still making friends. Today Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin Is the world's most popular laxative. Millions of people never think of using anything else when they re wnstipated. headachy bilious, feverish or weak: when breath is bad, $ngue coated, or they're suffering from nausea, gas, or lack of appetite Syrup Pepsin is It is ro e m Sveffective for women and chil- Above- all, it represents a hoice of what is safe for the RIYOLt--SAN BENTTO "Mamba," the feature attraction today at the RIvoli Theater, San Ber.ito, we believe brings to the talking screen the first drama o: feature length, to be produced entirely in Tchnicolor. Jean Hersholt, Eleanor Poardman arid Ralph Forbes head the cast of this Tiffany p r o d u c t i o n , which Al Rogell directed from an original story by F. Schumann-Hem^, and John Reinhardt. Hersholt, once again in his spectacular career as an actor, turns mean. In fact, it is from the meanness of the character he portrays'that the pictur-' gets its title, for the mamba is a deadly poisonous snake of Africa-and August Bolte is as vile and feared as any reptile. How the romance · is untangled Wins Nomination J.5Jocte»eiJ FT-BM Photo A rew picture of Gifford Plnchot after his victory I n ' t h e Pennsy! vanli prlmiriet In which he de tested Fr»nc|i Shunk Brown for tha republican nomln»tlon for governor. and Bolte becomes the victim of his own cruelty is told in "Mamba". Eleanor Boardman plays the purchased bride and Ralph Forbes the young officer. Others in the cast ar'_- Josef Swickard, Claude Hem- Ing. William Staunton, William von Brincken. Haze! Jones and Arthur Stone. RCA Photophone recording. CAPITOL The much heralded and Ions Awaited screen spectacle, from the Warner "Bros./ "Noah's Ark," with beautiful Dolores Costello in thf stellar role, has.a spectacular and imposing opening today at the Capitol Theater, It is a magni- licent spectacle. It stirred the capacity audience to wild applause and cheering. Never has such a breath-taking film been seen. Ik cumulative effect is tremendous. Never before have such mighty spectacular effects been achieved upon the screen. The subject is the most powerful and dramatic recorded in the Old Testament, and Warnsr Bros., have made it the most absorbing, thrilling and spec- ts.cular production ever filmed. "Noah's Ark" comes through the test magnificently, justifying all the claims that have been made for It by Warner Bros, who have nursed it from its infancy to its present gigantic growth. The sequences are impressive 'and dramatic. The settings, vast to an unbelievable degree, add power and a quality of majesty to the colorful drama of the flood sqeuences, while tlw accompanying effects are tremendous and startling. ARCADIA--HARLINGEN "Disraeli", is the feature attrac- tton of the Harlingen Arcadia theater current program today and Thursday. In the title role of England's brilliant Prime Minister is Mr. George Arliss, the distinguished actor of the legitimate stage. It was Mr, Arliss, it will be remembered, for whom the play was originally written and in which he subi sequently acted for nearly five years, both in New York and in many cities throughout the country. And although Mr. Arliss · has appeared in a score of'successes, it .is generally conceded that his interpretation of Disraeli represents vhc high mark of his career. Brilliant, witty and eccentric D.'sraeh valued principle above success: a man far removed from the petty jealousies and bigorty of his time. In his present characterization of Disraeli, M r. Arliss brings the same understanding and sympathy that originally won for him unl- vcrsaj acclaim. Mr. Arliss' perform- , ar,ce in this all-talking dramatization of "Disraeli" must rank with the finest acting yet seen and heard on the audible screen. In *act. critics and audiences who have already 'seen this picture in New York have classed it and the performance of Mr. Arliss as a distinct Incident, the commissioner finally consented to talk. He said: "It was cold." In 1900, pretty Miss Elizabeth Hortlink married the handsomest young member of the marine police. Her faith in him soon was justified, for Mulrooney became a LEergeant, assigned to the staff of a [ prominent inspector. · Answering J tpiflpftnn* report one night that ' burglars were looting an apartment, he went In alone, battled with and captured two criminals. He got another citation, soon followed by a commission as' 'lieutenant in .the traffic squad. · Mulrooney became a captain in 1923, and a deputy inspector three years later. Immediately /after 5iover Whalen was appointed police commissioner, he placed the veteran officer in charge of the detective bureau as deputy inspector, and last March created the title of assistant chief inspector for Mulrooney's benefit. Will Live in Same.House Mrs. Mulrconey, of course, is very proud that her husband has become the big boss. Not that it will make any difference In the Mulrooney routine. They will continue to live in their five-room apartment up' in the Bronx,, with their two daughters, and she will continue to do the'cooklng and the marketing, just as she has done for 30 years. Apparently, too, no change has been wrought in her husband. Mulrooney has watched many commissioners come and go. Some have been easy-going, and some hard-boiled, but there was only one Grover Whalen. Conspicuous to thB last, he went out in a blazs of glory, speeches and floral tributes, after making provision for Mulrooney's incoming, ceremonies, which were somewhat more elaborate than the inauguration of a president. The grim old veteran looked on silently as rookies of the Police College dressed In white duck trousers, gray jerseys and berets sang a "Stein Song" adaptation laudatory of Whalen, law, duty, youth, life, the fates, the girls, the mayor, the new commissioner and their real old alma mater. He said nothing as workmen went into Whalen's old office and remov- edthe equestrian statue of Napoleon, the oil paintings, the globes, the tapestries, the massive mahogany desk and the parchment- shaded antique lamps. Then Mulrooney moved In a desk, some chairs and a couple of cuspidors and went to work. He's just a cop. i/avis After Victory 23 FIRES PER DAYIN APRIL State Suffer* Low From Higher Insurance Report Show* ys Plivlo ry of Labor J?rree J. Davis |hown Us arrived In Wash fijjton ?fte,- w i n n l r q -hs r e p u b l i l*n senator!?.] nominee:' I.- Pcn.i jrlvaria primary. AUSTIN, May 28.--Twenty-three fires a day kept the property losses away out of sight in April, according to State Fire Insurance Commr. J. W. DeWeese's report for the month. A total of 682 fires in the cities ·which have fire marshals and re- prrr or. the losses, sent $1,137,663 worth of property up in smoke during April, as a mounting bill-for carelessness, according to Mr. DeWeese. "The public pays," Mr. DeWeese printed out, in higher insurance rstes and in penalties for bad fire records imposed on towns of high losses. The business of selling out vacant houses to the insurance companies, fin added to that complained of. selling out unprofitable businesses the same way by convenient fires. Fifty vacant houses were burned in April; · thirty of them neivil overlniured, Jfc. DeWeeie said. "It is time for public recornlt of this," Mr. DeWeese said, "for the public p*ys the bill. Ov«r-ln- eurance is both a physical and » moral haiard," he declared. Among the fire* were 32 credited to incendiary origin, dwtroylng W7,- 723 worth of property. Exposure*, including conflagrations, in 98 Instances, cost tl«2,5*7. Matches and smoking wer- billed for 51 - fire*. and $48,147 losses. Electricity caused 40 fires and *68.049 losses: 53 fires from stoves, heaters and pipes caused S47.16' losses:'but the blr figure of the month was the 273 fires who. : orieto could not be determined, that cost 1553,353 in trovrd nroo^rty. --Vote for Port May 29th-- PARIS WP--The lepal profession is losing ground with French youth. The Faculty of Law at the. University of Piris counted 40 o«r cent of the registration More the war. Now it has only 27 per cent of the total. ' STOP THAT ITCHING Apply Blu« 5Ur OiDtment to nlicv* Skin Irriutloni, Itehlnc Skin er th« ltc» ot Ecitralc OTit4it)oB, T«tttr. 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