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Production of Crops Higher i - - , . - , . . . Than Last Year Second Largest i Wheat Harvest in Nation Expected THE CORPUS.' -CHRISTr TIMES, THURSDAY: SEPTEMBER 11, 1911, 11 ifPj -The Agriculture Department re- J ported yesterday that despite August drought conditions, aggre- ] gate crop production this year was expected 1o be nearly 2 "per cent [ above:, last yes.r and'substantially , larger than in any previous sea- ' foil except 1337. i Prospect for corn declined I sligh'Uj'-' during August but wheat j production estimates were in- ' creased lo give ibe nation its' sec- . ond largest crop of record. Corn I . production on the basis ol Sep- j Umber 1 conditions was forecast, at-2,524.904.000 bushels: a drop o* about 64,000,000 bushels Jrom the! August ] estimate but sull about,' .75.000,000 bushels shove the 1940 crop and about 217.000,000 bush- | rls above the 1930-39 average o f f 2,307,452,000 bushels. ! Dry, Hot Weather | The department "said hoi. dry: weather which prevailed over! mo?j of the corn bell 'early Is?: -· ·month caused the reduction in j corn prospects. ' Trie wheat crop WES es lima led 1 st 557,563,000 bushels \he largest! Upturn since, the 1915 crop of 1% V s . . 003,637.000. bushels. Production 1 1 SPll Jast year totaled 816.698.000 bush- | W* « cis; The 19-11 estimate included j C84,966,000 bushels of winter' wheat. 43,249.000 bushels of dti- ' niiTi and 229.348.000 bushels o f ; othr- «crins wheat. f This year's crop of barley, : vice, grain sdrphums. dry beans. · dry peas, soybeans. and Vom- ! mcrcial vegetables were expect- i PtJ to exceed production in .any 1 previous season. The depart- · menl expects the fruit crop to · be t-J.ose to previous records and I possibly to exceed them. Flax- i seed was expected to be larcer j than in other year excent 1902. i The peanut crop was saJd (o be j ; second only to the record crop * " ~ ' · year ago. CANADIAN TROOPS STAND GUARD--A contingent of Canadian troops sfanding'guard outside the commuhol building at Borenrsbtirg as their'- brigadier. Gen Arthur'E Potts of Saskatoon, confers.with the commissioner of Spitsbergen Island on their mission to seize and cripple coa! facilities to prevent their foiling'.-into German hands. An exoedi- tionary force of British, Canadian and Norwegians accomplish photo by cable from London.') iplished the mission. 1A? V i Are Needed To Solve Trade Crisis MONTEVIDEO. Sept. ll.-(U..?--- A Uruguayan government decree yesterday ordered the expropria- \lon of four idle steamers, two Italian and two Daiii.-h, and their immediate use in inter-American trade to relieve a severe shipping shortage because of the war." The vessels were the Italian steamer? Adamello (5 T 785 tons) and Fausto (5,285 tons) and the Danish Chris-dan Sass (2.319 ions). department 5 aid production! TM d ,VS l -*TM tO ," S) ' The 'v! *f* a !J rr,..,;-- 4-1,,-,. i j ,__ i a i nlorUeviaeo. It wa? beheved grains this year would be.j ivc average but hardly eoual ps wil! be operated bv Of By UNITED TRESS DALLAS-Andrew Allison, at- , night nd then gave the jury per- hs expecied Fa rmers Aga i nst Aberdeen, Sunshine Proposed .Merger; A movement · for ' consolidation · of the" Aberdeen and Sunshine school districts .with the Corpus Christi Independent School District is meeting strong opposition among fa rmers in the two outlying school areas, it was revested last night. ;···. ·;_· · ;- . . -.:·/;; Opponents .in the two - districts contended that the merger' would boost taxes higher than they were able to pay, .though backers of the proposal contend that it would increase the value of the property and overshadow any tax hike. If a " proposed merger of the '. Aberdeen and Sunsnine districts is made, it is probable that school taxes in the .area '--will reach as high as. $1 per $ valuation, proponents of the consolidation with Corpus Christi contend. . . . The Corpus Christi school-tax is S1.25, while the rate in the Aberdeen district is 50 cents and. o n l y - 6 0 cent's'-in" the Smishine district, on valuations estimated at -$600,000; opposition' spokesmen said. In Corpus Chris ri; some opposition was heard following reports that a .consolioation of the schools with the local district would necessitate a bond issue 'there'-that would .add a. burden to local taxpayers. The bond issue would provide Aberdeen and Sunshine with funds to match a projected government grant oC $350,000 ior a new building. Countv Chino^ Mociel Prison, is Resisryecl for Ihe Prisoners Only s . CH1NO, ;;.Cal., Sept. 10. · (U.PJ-- Chino prison, California's:'-'penitentiary .without' walls" or giu'ds, has its. first; class ."'of-'''..convicts, while"-penblogists: over the'nation are Avalchihg the results of the experiment. . -, : · The 1 prison without ..walls -was established in San .- Bernardino County as a place-of; confinement for "minimum .security"-.prisoners whom-the state 'keep put of··: contact with more ^hardened "iriedium''V: and "maximum" security offenders. . . :.Originally Chino . \vas to : .have been only a prison farm. But as the plan progressed, :the 1,300- acre farm site on . w h i c h work started in 193? grew to a ,2,400- acre reservation : with, accommo- dations'now for 440 prisoners and expan- tc-rney who drew No. 153 in the j to retire. \ districts. It was still de- ' week on historic October draif and became ; l i b e r a t i n g al ""id-morning, candidate for the first man to be called into the Army here, today had .joined the Navy. He was ordered to ICew Orleans for train- j -n» toward an ensign's commis- · sion in the S T aval Reserve, I GALVESTOX -- Meritorious soldiers who rise early and work late, will get their breakfast in bed and live luxuriously each week end in Galyeston hotels, effective from now on. The hotels will entertain two soldiers ARL1XGTOX--Funeral services were held today for 1. E. Arnold. t9, cotton buyer for 48 years. He was connected with the Texas Co-operative Growers Association. DALLAS--A negro walked from each of the four military camps in this area free of charge, as a contribution to Army morale. hst profits w i j j be de- a special account to bo i pL'ircd si \:ie disposal of the ve?- I ?e!s ! ownp;- ? ^t {j-je end of the war. i! \\-v-f pointed OL;; 'hat Uruguav"? so"i« j T i t e i f P t in cxpropriaiins ;he ships i? Ut provide additional" bni- ' to:!".? to carry o:x her fcreisn trade, i HOUSTON -- The police force planned renewed drives against marble tables today as result of | Ihe conviction of E. M. Martin as 3n exhibitor oC "free game'' ma- a Nrw Livestock Records Thf dcpartrric-nl expect.* the s.c- j le production of livestock' and livestock products to be prob- i ably the largest oi record. : . . Reports on rm!k and ess' production continued io show PIW : high records for moyt nT ihe principal producing ares^ The crop of citrus fruits produced from this year's bloom i? ncXv exnected t o , , _ .. _ be difjhtly smaller than last year'? j Arrested,. R d d l O JQVS crop, but this year's production o f ; principal deciduous fruits--mc)ud-j KE\V YORK, Sept. 11. fU.R)--The ir.p peaches, pears, grapes, cher- j Berlin radio reported-last night ries, plums, prunes, spricots a n d ) in a broadcast h e a r d ' b y ' t h e New apples--is ' expected to be about j York listening post of the United 12 per cent above the rather light production last year. Allowing ior the effect of early September rains in the corn belt. .with facilities 'for 'future sion to care for 1,500. Old"Rules Set Aside In seeking to make Chino" as little like a prison as possible, the state board o f ; . prison directors and officials have - introduced many innovations." There are . no walls, only n '·riot" fence. Prisoners, have a choice of foods... in the . cafeteria and choice '_oi .'clothing.- There tire no guards. Their place is taken by work supervisors who do not wear uniform's. · The riot fence was built more to keep; people out than to prevent prisoners from walking away if they are. so disposed. One of the greatest obstacles the state had to overcome was that of the opposition of residents of San Bernardino County who did not relish the idea of having a thousand or so convicts camped in their midst with nothing b u l l . . . . . . , it i in S- Eventually the residents we're! consolidation of the two | reconciled to the iden. j _. I For rehabilitation, tlie farm has I facilities for agriculture, dairy farming, poultry and' hog raising, j truck gardening, berry and field crops, all processes used in can- j ning, quick (rcezing, mca'l preparation and an industrial tram- ing shop. cothe, 6.', was chosen as.warden of the new institution. . . He lias definite ideas thai prison guards--or rather, supervisors,-as they are known--need to be' of (he right Uype mentality. So he lias them study "Judo," the Japanese philosophy . of " : .defense.-, by non- aggression, :of which jiii-jitsu is an integral .part. That, howeveiy is only the athletic side o f - t h e system and .there is a philosophical one as well.;...,': . · ; -''-:.·''· : ;.-'·-. . : ; Scuddci- said':'that' (he .system has', given to; supervisors a new. gr'ac'e of movement and a calmness of. ·mind and."lias' erased the. defense mechanism . of suspicion. so often found in prison guards.. "Jtido implies high moral standards," Scudder declared, "and is essentially a philosophy. It; is. the. application of mental and physical strategy in times of : danger in which the other on ism is used' to tage." person's anlrig 1 - thcir disadvan- Steers Dogged By Injury J i n x AUSTIN, Sept. 11;."U.R)---The Texas; Longhorns, with less than a week of.Iootball practice behind OfficialMCQuiity;f; in Attorney Charged . With Accepting' '·_··' Various 'Bribes- . KA'NSAS GitY, Sept.; 1 i., (U.R)-- Kansas state -officers': swept'- down on".gaming -establishments on the ·outskirts'; offrKarisas City yesterday. They arrested, among others, Johnson WCbun'ly '--Prosecuting; Attorney -Frank ; D. Hedrick, Jr.;', " The 27-year-old .graduate: .of. Wa.shburn Law School, Topeka K.nns., wiis fchargcd with' accepting bribes and released, on $1,000 bond. ' · ' ; ' : " · " : " s - : '.,' : The Kansas state 1 attorney -general, Jny/S. Parker,, ahho'imced at-Topeka t h a t - h e would: institute duster proceedings .againstHed- rick in thfMslale.supreme ; court as soon as possible--probably today. He said hevwould ask\stispension of tlio Johnson' Cg'uhly prosecutor from offico immediately, jieriding clearing of- the-present charge.'*. Herdricks' father, Frank D. .Hed- ricjk, Sr., jiijominent altorhcy, was arrested also. Investigators from ·Ihc'allorney Vs office, appeared -,yester- !I, Xi . i f -Peace. John Steed ;il Olrithe, John- bruises ' S ° n Couniy seat ' and obtained them and already four players 1 benchod, appeared -today, to be ] d { - u ·· b f f j of - j u - f u dogged by the injury j 1 "^- ·· ~ · - . --- . _ . : Those now crowding with minor injuries anil include ciice A r oblc backficld. and senior end.. The -Longh'orns l o o k ' u p yester-j D a y l i g h t - s a v i n g j day's practice session with drills; obM v rved iii the United States in ' o n their aerial attack. ' i f l l B . . · : - On Cash Basis Texas May Be Out Of Debt in '63 } Cells as Precaution of j While the prisoners sleep AUSTIN (U.R)-- The state of While the prisoners sleep In Texas expects to be out of debt, in dormitories, nevertheless a block 1S63. An elaborate plan to put the I of 2:M escape-proof cells is 'main- state government o n a cash btisis i ta " 1ed ior Ulose wll ° Prove u n has been submitted to the people I w o r t »y «C Ihe liberty they re- for adoption or rejection in an ! election to be heid on November j 3, 1542. For m a n y years state l e g i s l a t u r e ' j Iraq Army Officials ·- · «i . - j^ Press thai the former chief of the i Iraq general staff has been ar- j rested in Iran along w i t h ' l o u r ; | oihcr high ofJicers of. the Irao. ! and i army. held, by the British. prospects -(or fall pastures . ranges now seem the best since j 3928, the department said. L i k e - j wise present moisture conditions! HenderSOtl SHOWS were described as unu-ua!1v fu- to shoot me -l?ul I grabbed him . ;:nci tore o u t ' t h e pocket, gun and ; all,'* the negro explained, j DALLAS -- Confidently Ihe j man stood ami smiled while Dr. ' L. E. Ramey prepared to give | him a sobriety tcs(. "I always cet into trouble when I come to Fort Worth.' 1 he mused. "But you are in Dallas," Uam- ey' (old him. ' "Don'l kid me. d'oc, T live .in Dallas and I know Fort Worth when I see if." "Drunk." Kame.v promptly diagnosed. 'DALLAS--Ma j. Meigs O. Frost of tlie Marines, former New Orleans newspaperman, today cum- = had been i Monday. ceive. ! Under tlie present system for | selecting men for the experiment j --ail prisoners of the state are i , now cleared through Snn Quen- ! Plainous' »ave been appropriating far more j tin where thcv are classified as 1 ' given a similar penalty ; money t h a n they provided for in j m a x i m u m , medium, and m i n i - ! tax bills. Latest treasury report j m u m security men. M u x i m u m I i^ n \n C C L° IIClt a t cl ° Ke to s30 ' i men eo to Folsom. prison a n d ! 000,000. By the tune the pay-u^- | medium security men are held at : you-go plan is \-ated upon, st.-ito i linanciers estimate the deficit w i l l paret Texas HOUSTON 1 -- The La Gloria Corp. reported today 50. per cent completion of an important gas- rtistillalc. recycling project in Us field near Fal'urrias. Ten of the firm's 20 wells have been recycled. In. the project, the wet gas is processed of liquid hydrocarbons and the dry gas shot back into the hole for later tapping: for industrial useage. AUSTIN--Centers for teaching industrial safety to inexperienced workers going into the national defense program will be established by November 1 in Houston, San Antonio, Fort Worth '·V. R. Woolrich San Qucnttn. The minimum security men are -, , ' x i n . i i J i i i i i i i c i [ ) l ^ - * _ , V V . l l l * i i 11: i I i 1 ^-" J have risen to nearly 550,000.000. | then classified by the warden and | It" the plan is approved the state will issue bonds to pay off whatever debt is accumulated by September 1. 1943. The bonds ;tre § to be retired i n riot more than j '20 years and interest on them may ' not exceed 2 per-cent.a'year-- prison psychiatrist and a list is recommended for rehabilitation at Chino. The Chino warden and psychiatrist in turn examine this group and moke a final choice. .According to George A. Briggs, prison director, all groups arc com- If the slate Is cleaned this way, l^i-^n director, all groups arc com- the plan includes a provision that 1Kscd '' ou S hl ' o£ f l v c classifica- will prevent future deficit spending. It prohibits, any. legislature making appropriations until the for fa!) seeding in mos.1 of! the winter wheat belt. r . r o n C V LILLIPl'T G O I F from the past: A newspaper ;id- vcrtisemcnt, hiudinc a ne\v minia- Uire pn!l course, described it as th.'s irity's "nev\'OFi craxe,"' Attendance was ,va;d to be thriving. the corps to the i.v..i.u.= . , . -, , - -- -- Ranuers. It puts fighting up to i l y advls or ior the national defense !be individual, he said. Ke added P r °3'ram. ' i that the southern division w i t h COLLLGE STATION. Sepi. l l . j its relatively lo\v population total, (U.P.1--Parents accompanying their i contributed "38 per cent of all re- enrolling at Texas A.-M yes- ; emits: since the emergency, and that the Marine? nov." had become j .*. \Ai *-ki'i M *1 ii ft T^ 11 ' f ( - - - - f - * « M i . » « j i j * . , i u 11 in t.i/ r .. ich announced tSfv' S t n t e com P lr °»*r has provided a Jnivcrs t of T?v*« sworn stat cmcnt that the state - h ^. n i ' ..^"L,^: con ^ will be adequate to take care Woolrich, Univers engineering dean, is regional safe- 1 A L 1 f ( T-, ~ , I ** ~ . - - - . - - n ^ * . ^ _- v,^ i . A l a s k a f0.1=1 -- Echoes i terday were treated to f a n c v b a l l - i snaring on the gridiron by Bill 1 Henderson. P i t c h i n g 'cm v.-ere i Dcrace Mo?er and Leon Daniels, i Power dviviiiij and blocking prac- · lice continue. WHfTEWfNG AND MOURNING DOVE SEASON OPENS TUESDAY, SEPT. 16 Get Your E q u i p m e n t at Keith's Sporting Goods FOR INFORMATION CALL US DIAL 7262 618 MESQUITE ST. p r a c t i c a l l y a "southern club." I i MINERAL \Vni.LS -- When j . the report name into (he station ! that a prowler was molesting the home of Patrolman Walter j Daniel everyone on the force i from the chief down to the f i n - i gerprint expert turned out f o r the chase. They quarried every entrance with their puns drawn. Finally they treed the culprit-a mizzle-nosed possum who had invaded Wie Daniel chicken yard in search of an eventide rcPast. FORT WORTH--Police today described- the local bugs as effi- | cier.t as Hitler's "tourists." The in- j vasion of bugs last night knocked ) out two radio; transmitters by i landing on wires to cause a short | circuit. Alter the emergency Irans- j rra'lter was shorted, police solved the difficulties by sending and receiving messages from two-way I'Kdios in a car Jocatcd outside the j door of the .station. FORT WORTH--A suit for S25.000 in attorney's fees allegedly owed Chester Collins · by Guy L. Wagoner, wealthy New Mexico rancher and snortsman, was on file today in 96th District Court here. Collins, an attorney rftpreenlinRr himself, said that Waggoner retained him when he was srrdntetl a divorce from his seventh wife, the former Virginia Green, of Dallas. JACKSBORO -- A U'd todtiv in verdict wns the case of thrice-tried Mrs. Bessie Holt, prominent Graford ranching woman, who is charged with the murder of Gerald Billings, 3 horse trainer. The case was given to the j u r y late yesterday. Judge J. E. Carter remained in his chambers u n t i l after 10 o'clock, last AUSTIN'--This city's t r a f f i c death toll for 19-U stood at 15 today with the death o r Edward Duett, 31. a hit-and-run victim. Duett was knocked down ty au automobile while crossing a street last Saturday night. No trace of the car has been f o u n d by Austin police. AUSTIN--Services from a local f u n e r a l home were planned todav for John H. Bird, 34, former Aus" tin butcher, who" died yesterday in a San Antonio hospital from burns and injuries suffered in an explosion in his home there. Firemen said gas accumulated in the walls of the house exploded when Bird struck a match to light a cigarette. The house was destroyed by fire. AUSTIN--Stale police inspections of 26 school busses showed mechanical defects in all, Slate Police Director Homer Garrison, Jr., said today in urpiup school authorities to rheck their equipment. Of the busses tested at r a n d o m , ;3 had defective brakes, 13 defective lifrhts,- 13 lacked fire extinguishers and 1C carried no first aid kits. Safely lanes for testing private cars have been discontinued of the expenditure. W. Lee O'Daniel, as gov- Sen. ernor, proposed the campaign against deficit spending. He now is recommending it for the federal government. The last Texas state bond issue was $20,000,000, popularly known I a.s ''bread bonds." They were !.-·- j sued to meet relief needs a f t e r the I 1929 depression. Last of ihe-c .1 bonds will be retired in 1942. tions as follows: incorrigibles, morons, the sexually unstable, psychopaths and the "run of the mill" generally. At Chino, the first (our groups are rejected and the experimental group is chosen from the best or the last category, Kcnyon Scudder Warden Kenyon Scudder, former warden of the Federal prison at C h i l l i - GRIJESI!DJ£CK WJ-STL-RN BREWERY CO., B E L L E V I L L E . THE BIGGEST LITTLE STORE FOR MEN IN TEXAS ^jDickerson Resigns Position as Vice President of CPL Walter E. Dickerson, who several weeks ago moved from Corpus Christi to San Antonio to open an office as consulting industrial engijieer, ha s resigned his position as vice-president of Central Power and Light Co., according to Lon C. Hill, CPLn president. . Announcement has been made t h a t Dickerson accepted an appointment as deputy co-ordinator for Southwest Texas for the Office of Production Management, duties of which he will perform' in addition to his general engineering practice. Dicker-son's resignation termi- " at ? s /. ive ' ears Rs a n officer of temporarily but .state police will \ CPL. He continues to be a v a i l a b l e continue to assist school author- ' ' itics in bus inspections. AUSTIN--Texas ranges and pastures this year showed the highest reported condition in 19 years for September J. the Federal Agricultural Marketing Service reported here today though the condition rating had dropped from 'M per cent on August 1 to 91 per cent on September J. Stock water was reported ample to a b u n d a n t throughout the state. Stokers, furnaces, boiler.?, no less t h a n - c a r s and trucks, need periodic attention, says the Chicago Coal Merchants Association. Thousands of men swing to "Hollow Ground" shaves Local dealers report men all over town enthusiastic over New "Pal Hollow Ground Kaicor Blades. They're Hollow Ground {use like a barber's straight razor--give * master barber's sliave right in an ordinary safety ra/or. Never such" a blade before -- a n d never such an easy, quick, .clean sliave. I'alj arc made lor both rlouhle and 'sing!* edge razors~f for TOc and ]() Tor 25c. Try* pack today--use as many Wadei a.t you tike. If you're not 100,^ joldon 1'ai/Hioncybackifi full, for consultation on an advisory basis on industrial development problems in CPL territory. Jn 1925 the engineer was employed as manager at Victoria and later became district manager. In 192R, he moved to the home office, then in San Antonio, to take ciiarjje of the newly created Department of I n d u s t r i a l Development. Dickerson held this" position- u n t i l his removal lo San Antonio last m o n t h . At various limes, he has served as assistant to the president and as vice-president. Double Bill of Sportsman's Park Ethel's Cafe will meet Ynrbor- ough's Coffee Girls in a Women's League softball game at 8 o'clock tonight at Sportsman's Park. A Jaycec loop contest will be player! between Alamo Iron Works and Nueces Hardware Sports as the second half of th'e twin bill. Kicking Stressed In SMU Workout DALLAS, Sept. I L (UP.)--SMU'S Mustangs are putting a kick into their game... Conch Malty Bell today sec-mod more Interested In punting and place-kicking Uuuvin r u n n i n g plnys. The Mustangs held a "sUlioiinry 1 ' scrimmngc yesterday, putting the ball back in the same plnce a f t e r - e a c h ' p l a y . ut · the poinlaf{er-touchdown rill continues. What Wil! 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