Denton Record-Chronicle from Denton, Texas on September 9, 1933 · Page 1
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Saturday, September 9, 1933
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ROUND ABOUT TOW1V Woe unto you, scribes and Phar*«**. hypocrites, for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the Platter, but wlthing they are full M « xtortfon and excess.—Matthew 'I believe there has been more inquiry into 'delinquent tax' than I have seen since I have been In this office," said City Secretary Jim Erwln. "Some have paid the delinquencies; others evidently are • trying to take car e of the back taxes.' There has been more 'conversation' about back taxes on the Wests of Denton, no doubt other titles, during the past r e w months than ever before. In fact the delinquent tax matter has become more serious In recent years tha ever and now C. A. Jay estimates the amount of delinquent taxes du the State as around one hundre and twenty million dollars. Tha amount, it seems, does not take In to consideration the taxes due th Incorporated cities of the State. In •'the coming session of the Legisla hire the matter of 'sales tax' may •» submitted the Legislature, bu •many citizens, as well as Legisla tors, have expressed their sent! menu as regards such a tax. Seem Ingly most people now, as was the ease hi th e past session of the Legislature, are opposed to any further increase in the tax burden, foisted .on the shoulders of those who pay Surely of the $120,000,000 taxes due the-state there la a large amount ,that Is collectable. It is, no doubt true that many people are at this time unable to pay their taxes, and this condition should be taken into consideration, but, on the other hand, there are more than likely 'many who are fully able to discharge their tax debts. A collection RECORD-CHRONICLE of these delinquent taxes should be attempted before any other tax is placed on the tax-paying public, 'Betrenchment in governmental expenditure* by the Stale might be continued. B. W. Settle, of Port Worth, is a new resident of Denton, and he admits the fact that he is much impressed with Denton and its people. "I believe this is the best town In Texas, regardless of size," he said. .Mr. Settle Is associated with the Boston Store, in charge of the Shoe Department. Before coming to Denton he was with the Nlssley Shoe Co. Mrs. Settles and 5-year-old daughter, Bettle Jean, expect to come to Denton next week to make their home. The Settles are mem- bera of the First Baptist church. Jack Collins, star end of the Den- m H3gft~8chool "Bronco football .Ream, will enter the Btate Univer- this coming session. He will leava Pentpn September 17. Collin*. for a time, anticipated go- Ing to Tulsa University, but decided on the University. He will not • be eligible for. the Varsity football team this year, but will train on the Freshman squad, preparatory taking, a piace at end in 1934. H is a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Col • llns, 304 Fulton Street. CONSUMERS' ADVOY BOARD OBJECTS TO PROVISIONS FOR PRICE CONTROL IN NRA CODES Aiks Holding Up Retail Code Until Enture Subject Of Minimum Prices Can Be Studied; Coal Action Soofr. WASHINGTON, Sept. 9.-<AP)-Newly raised objections of the NRA consumers' advisory board to price control provisions in codes of competition engaged the attention of the industrial administration today while it awaited the filing of objection* by bituminous coal operators to the new compact drafted for their industry by PENTON," TEXAS, SATURDAY^ FTERNQON, SEPTEMBER 9,1933 Texan Chosen Banking Head Hugh S. Johnson. The board asked that the master code for retail trade be held up pending investigation by a specia committee Into the entire subjec of minimum price control, which it regarded as a major question oi policy. However, Deputy Administrator Arthur D. Whiteside—in charge of the retail codes—had no plans for delay and regarded it essential to fet the master charter, covering dry goods, drugs, food dealers and ill other classes, into force as qulck- y as possible. Coal Developments Soon. Major developments in the coal Ituation were expected soon, after "It's an odd coincidence," said J D. Bates, "but the four storms whlc have'caused so much damage in th Valley have visited that section o the fourth day of the month. Th first was on July 4, the next o August 4, and the last and mos disastros on Sept. 4." Mr. Bate, has been worried over each one, a his son, Dick Bates, lives in Browns vllle. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Roberts and Henry Taliaferro have returne< from Tennesseee where they wer guests of relativs. Tallferro visited in Brownsville, while the Boberts were In Sherron. "I have never seen more things to eat grown by farmers than they have "in that see tion of Tenneessee," said Taliaferro. "Those Tenneesee hams are found in every home; it's impossible to buy one, as they save them for their own use. One of my relatives put up 2,700 pounds of country cured meat. I got all I could eat, but none would let me have any .to bring home. Tomatoes are most plentiful, selling for 30 cents per bushel, and peas, we. it seems they have enough to supply the world.' "No, I'm not quite a 'lame-duck' politician," admitted John Harmonson, Justin; whose name appeared on the recent ticket as a delegate of the Repeal forces. "So far as Denton County's vote is concerned. 1 surely am a 'lame-duck', but the balance of the State vote pulled me out of that class, and I'll get to go to Austin to vote for the winning side." It won't belong now till Denton will welcome again the students of both colleges. Students, in fact, will start arriving in Denton during the coming week, as registration starts the following week. The Public Schools, too, will soon be in full swing, and already local merchants are talking and displaying school accessories. And won't it make a difference In Denton? Yes. and don't forget that any day now 'cotton-checks' are expected for Denton County farmers. It's time to start thinking about the money that will soon be loosed here. It'll help the NBA movement—it'll boost sales of Denton merchants. The Record- I Chronicle will carry messages and ' jlnvitations to these people from the ' merchants of Denton. rord from Johnson yesterday that in view of the opposition of the »al men the code would have to be evised extensively. He still clung o hope of obtaining agreement of he mine operators so as to avoid imposing the code on them by presl- entlal edict. All factions of mine len were engaged in meetings. Meantime, the National Labor ward was taking an active hand in djustment of two strike situations, "he first had called out thousands f workers in silk mills of the New ersey area and was being dealt with by meetings in New York, preliminary to a hearing on the silk codes which is to be held here next week. The other, thfi Cleveland Street Car strike, brought plans from both the chairman, Senator Wagner o New York, and Edward F. McOrtdy assistant NBA administrator, to'be in the Ohio, city next Monday Xgtnis or Uie .bourd already, are on the, ground. To help quiet the Cleveland ultua tion, Deputy Administrator Malcolm Muir was hunying the transit code with expectations of presenting 11 to Johnson for transmission to President Roosevelt Monday. The understanding today was this agreement would go through substantially as originally submitted. Minimum Price. The retail code, ranking now be hind coal as the next major NBA problem, is being drafted with a Great Britain to (Mer Small Debt Payment, Report PARIS, Sept. 9.-^WP>—Information received in French diplomatic circles from London 'today said Great Britain expects to base further war debts discussions with the American administration on a suggestion to pay 10 per cent of the amount owed. It was learned authoritatively tn*t France wants to. negotiate on the same basis, -which .• correspond* a the reduction in reparations from Germany as agreed upon at Lau- tnne last year. Prnuct* formaly defaulted last June 15 in the $40,000,000 debts Installment due then. It was understood the *dm!niatratlon .hoped an arrantefie&t might be completed *rmlt«nt the government to pay he $14,000,000 due last December. At that time a note was said to indte*te.a desire for a 90 per cent discount. In the French, debt. (At the same time Great Britain that it would pay $10,Iver, at SO "cents an ounce, on the $76*50,000 owed. The Full AwocUted Pnw Lena* Win 8«mo» SIX PAGES CITY TO SEEK Reduction Discussed By Commission Friday Night Most Matters Are Passed Till Later Galled Session Is Due Some Day During Next Week P. At Law. above, president of the First National Bank of Hpus- ton, was elected president of.jthe American Bankers Association: at its annual meeting In Chlcagp. cost-plus 1 provfjion which, except In specified instances, would require retailers to keep their prices at or above a -figure representing 10 per cent more than the cost of the goods to them. This is regarded as a minimum limit only, since the average cost of retailing is estimate! by Johnson and his assistants at not less than 18 per cent. However, a special committee has been ordered set up to study the cost-plus question, with representatives of the agricultural adjustment administration an dseveral government departments serving on it. This action was taken by the cabinet industrial recovery board which advises Johnson, in his administra- Jon. Whiteside said if this commit- i teen were ready tojunction the first of next week he would be able to consult with it before submitting his recommendations on the cost pro- rislon. French wait. IT The French atatuae,' meafiwhije, is to wait and eesmhfk kind of set- tlemen Great Britain win be able to obtain. Tije.French,government-Is eager to discuss the war debt, even though the situation has not changed since "i.when parliament went on is Indicating there must be a drastic reduction. Wtejje the government is known to be anxious to get the problem adjusted, it feels it must wait for ar invitation, from Washington to n [otiate. Thus far no such bit! IT been forthcoming. Until Premier Daladier can prc duce something to fulfill conditions voted by parliament last Decembe observers doubted whether he w ake> the .initiative in negotiations , French people in general, officia ay oflite frankly, are against pay meat, but many business and po itical leaders are said to favor gesture" payment, thinking there by to quiet American ihdignatlo the way for better trad Weetfs Weather SOUTHERN PLAINS AND WEST GULF STATES: Fair to partly cloudy ,'exceiA local thundershow- rs in extreme western and extreme lorthern portions early in week, 'cmperaturcs mostly somewhat above normal. WILL ROGERS **• ***** & W. F. (Pat) Hamilton, who ior several years was associated with Smith-Hamilton Motor Co., ulcfc dealers, but who for the past two years has been in the insurance business, has accepted a place on the Sales force of the S. I. Self Motor Co., dealers of Chevrolets. .. jj^ah •Jfeu BEVERLY HILLS. Cat, Sept 9.- lust seem like the old Republican days to the Marines, to be loading n a boat, and be going to some- »dy else's couritry to help 'cm run I see where they are supposed o pick out Cuba's next week's President. Onr secretary of the navy has gone aboard to review the American fleet. Cnba don't care so rnnch for a new President as they do jnst to see how quick the last one can leave town. If these last few presidents Cuba throws out have got as big a, family as Machado had, Cuba will wake up some morning with no population. Next Thing To Family Quarrel — (By Associated Fren) CABPINTBRIIA, Calif., Sept. 9.^-W)—B. W. Waycott, retired Pasadena capitalist, is not a man to bandyi words. He heard a young man shout that his sweetheart had quarreled with him and was trying to drown herself. Waycott got into a boat and told her to climb in. She said, "go away." "Clinib aboard at once or 111 hit you over the head with this oar and drag you in," said Waycott. She did and Waycott took her ashore, where she resumed the qarrel and departed without a "thank you" to her rescuer. YOBK.—Frtak Meier, chief bartender at the Ritz bar In: Paris, .is here with a recipe for making a bartender. He says it requires a dash of personality and a drop or so of art added to a lot of konwiedge. "A good bartender has to know everything," he said. "He's got to know where to get things, what's good for this and that, what, to say and the exact moment to say It." SLEEPING SICKNE S S TOLL MbUNTS TO 103 • ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9.— (ft— * * The death toll of mysterious + * "sleeping sickness" In the * + Great St. Louis area climbed *• to 103 today as medical scl- + * ence returned to lis stury af- * + ter reporting apparent prog- + + ress. Five deaths occurred + + last night and today. •* COLUMBIA, S. C., Sept. 9.—<5p) —South Carolina, under a tobacco marketing holiday, today faced the possibility jol a holiday in an even greater crop—cotton. In calling a mass meeting of'far- mew and "their friends" here next Tuafday to 'consider what steps to t|ta; -Governor Ibra C. Dlackwopd TeveaJeij he Is considering pro-- _., Snffl-'4hevprire"bf"<»f# k " cotton seed goes up'. * The • ehlef- executive, who last week joined Governor Ehringhaus of North-Carolina In proclaiming a voluntary holiday In tobaco marketting until the governmen moved prices higher, planned communicate with President Boos veil on the situation. Governors of other cotton state. would be urged to join a move ment to raise prices, the governo said,'terming this "a great'emer gency." ..- A number of matters were ip for tentative discussion >ut practically all were passed for final decision to a called meeting some night iext' week when the City Commission held its September session Friday evening. Chief of the matters before the body was a decision whether or not to reduce the amount of fire and tornado insurance carried on municipal properties. The problem had been forecast at the meetings making out this year's budget, when it had been suggested the fire-resisting municipal buildings might be adequately protected by smaller amounts than now carried. Last year the city's Insurance to- talled approximately $211,200, about $119,600 fire Insurance and about $91,600 tornado and hailstorm insurance, of that amount the greater part is carried on the municipal JUilding and the utilities plant, the former carrying $50.000 in each type of policy, the latter $25,000. Two Agents Respond. Only two Insurance agents responded to the Invitation to come refore the commission, Joe Gambill Jr. and M. L. Barney. No definite decision as to the coming year's policies was reached, he matter, with several-others, be- Denton Girl Wins World Contest; to be Given Part in Paramount Movie Miss Clara Lou Sheridan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Sheridan of Denton, a winner in the international "Search for Beauty" contest, has been cast for a role in "The Search for Beauty," a picture to be filmed by Paramount, one of the great movie producing companies of Califronla. Miss Sheridan and Alfred Delcambre, the latter of Dallas, won first places in a contest sponsored by the Palace Theater of Dallas and the Dallas Journal, which was part of a world-wide contest for the selection material for movie roles. This is the only instance in which two winners were placed in one city in the contest in the world, it is said. Miss Slidrjdan was reared here and was a former student in Teachers College. She has won many local theatricals, including college .stage shows and the Kiwanas Minstrel and In programs presented by the college stage band in many cities and towns in Texas. She is to go to Hollywood to start on her first picture about Oct. Z3. PALACE GUARD STRENGTHENED AS ARMY OFFICERS JOIN IN NEWDEMANDFORDECESPEDES Withdrawal of Ruling Junta Asked and Restoration of Former Provisional President of Cuba. Bodies of Three Mountain Climb Victims Founc POETLAND, Ore., Sept. 9.— (ff)~ The bodies of. three Portland men victims of the icy slopes of Moun Jefferson, were to be brought her today as the final episode in one o the most heroic searches ever con ducted ID the mountains of Oregon Davis McCamant, 37, Don Brufc hardt, 23, and John Thomas, 19, who attempted to scale the almost in accessible east slope .of the presipi tipus 10,500 foot peak Labor Day died in a crevasse a few Jiundre< feet below the summit. i Discovery of the tragedy came ate yesterday when 11 members of a searching party explored the last »f the many dangerous - crevasses hat dot. the mountain side anc 'ound the bodies. . Searchers said the climbers were wept down the, mountainside by a rush of dislodged rocks, snow anc ce. Each had suffered a broken neck and apparently had been carried several hundred feet by the avalanche before dropping Into their cy tomb. Their bodies were cov- red with snow. Searchers battled their way up lie tortuous climb, hindered by IS nches of fresh snow and a 40-mile gale. The bodies were to be brought ut of the mountains by pack train. rhird Highway Relief Project FORT WORTH, Sept. 9.—(ffV- he third highway .project under he NBA emergency employment rpgram for Texas is under way n Mason County, providing work >r about 40 men, it was announ- ed today by C. E. Swain, district ngineer in charge of the Federal ureau of public roads. The project, three miles of grad- ig and drainage structures on ate highly No. 9, was launched T ednesday. The work will cost xmt $40,000. Projects also are inder way In Dallas and Fayette o unties. Swain returned Friday night rom an inspection trip to Aransas and Louisiana, which stat- are a part of district fi. The rst two cpntrflcts unficr the mergcncy program for Arkansas ere awarded Friday at Little Rock. feCJS&MKthe..labUUULttiB < sssfoh, ^ • •• " " ' ' Bids on light globes, contract for which is to be awarded for the en- ulng year, were discussed but that also went over to the next session, by which time City Engineer W. N. Harris is to present further infor- mitlon asked by officials. An ordinance establishing rules and regulations for the .two municipal cemeteries was read by City Attorney E. I. Key, but Its adoption was. passed to the called meeting in order to give time to discuss details of the ordinance and seek advice A Fort Worth, man named Walker, 36 years old, was instantly tilled and his companion, C. J. Rogers, critically hurt, when the truck they were driving' to Fort Worth struck a concrete bridge and overturned about .four miles north of Sanger shortly after noon Friday. The dead man's name was given Bogers.'-apparently badly hurt Internally when his chest was severely crushed, was rushed to Sanger for emergency treatment an from there was taken to a For Worth hospital. What his condi tion was Saturday, had not bee; reported here. '-.Apparently the two, who ha driven to Gainesville with a true load of papers the night before had dropped asleep and allowec the truck to iwerve. The tody of Walker was taken HAVANA, Sept. 9.—(AP)—-Machine-guns were mounted on two sides and on the roof of the presidential palace this afternoon after army officers had added their voice to the demand that the radical Junta now ruling 3uba withdraw and reinstate Carlos Manuel de Despedes' as provisional president The Palace Guard was materially strengthened. Two truckloads f men were added to the detail already on duty, and the sentries rdinarily posted within the build- ig took up positions outside. Con- iderablc quantities of ammunition were made available to them. The reason for all these precal- tions was not revealed by Junta officials. Want President Reinstated HAVANA, Sept. Secretary of War Horaclo Ferrer, acting as intermediary between army officers and the new radical government, made a formal request today that Dr. Carlos Manuel De Cespedes be reinstated as provisional president. Dr. Ferrer told the ruling Junta that the army officers were unwlll- .ng to return to duty unless Dr. De Cespedes was reinstated "with ample power to reorganize the cabinet to make it representative of all political factions. 1 The officers,, against whom, th rank and file rebelled Monday i :he coup'_ d'etate which displace President "De Cespedes, define their position at a meeting at til Hotel National. When he reopened the questio oday, Dr. Ferrer, who was Sec retary of War under De Caspedes ;old the executive commission tba Coal Industry Code Survives Another Crisis to Sheriff a. C. Cockrellas, NIW- the new adtn,HU*tr»tton must be some G. Walker, but report* late .''n«H«|itte«l j«d a'government o sent Irom GfOiwille gaveit.'M —"---' F. p. .Walker. Wafer's neck was ' national 'concentration." of Jack Ohrtstal, superintendent in i to. Fort Worth for burial afte nh»™» of «,„ « m .f.^. _„._.„. relat]yes ha(J begn caJ2e |" j™^ survived by 'his widow, three children and his mother. charge of the cemetery malntal ence. An order officially certifying th city's list of delinquent taxes as tn was passed. Monthly reports of Harris. Cl Marshal Lee Kfl'ght, Mayor B. W VIcKen2ie, Fire Marshal A. J. Wil lams and Err. F. B. Finer, ell health, officer, were heard. Cleanup Scheduled. The annual fall cleanup, in whic ,he city puts itself into more a racttve condition before the crowc lere attendant on the opening o he two state colleges, will begin nex Vednesday, the commission was no ified by McKenzie in his report. Eugene Cook, fire chief, was auth 1zed to purchase four salvage cov js for the department, an item cheduled in this year's fire depart ment budget. B. B. Neale, proprietor of the lo cal bus lines, was granted permis Ion to discontinue temporarily th leli. Avenue, North Elm Street an West. Oak Street bus line. 7. S. Navy Sets Formation Mark WASHINGTON, Sept. 9.—«P)—A rdud navy today wrote a new chlevement into its crowded an nals—the longest non-stop forma- on flight in history. Unchecked by storm winds, six lane had winged In a single hop he 2,059 miles from Norfolk, Va. i Ccco Solo in the Canal Zone. When they landed at 6:25 last ght, five of the fleet were timed ir the long juymp. in 24 hours nd 55 minutes. The sixth, drop- jed behind during tlje afternoon ut soon joined the flotilla at Coy Solo. To Lieutenant Commander D. M. arpenter, flight commander, and e 10 other officers and 25 en ted men who made the flight, avy chieftains sped their con- atulatlons. Acting Secretary Hen- L. Roosevelt said: 'Sincerest congratulations on ur splendid feat. The Navy and e nation are proud of you for avlng accomplished the longest n-stop formation seaplane flight history. COTTON REDUCTION PLAN IS DECIDED WASHINGTON. Sept. 9.—WV- Secretary Wallace said today the Farm Adjustment Administration had decided tn embark on n colton control plan for 1!)34 which would limit acren.rc next year to about 25,000,000. More Contribute to Storm Fund: Three contributors to the Bio Grande Valley storm relief fund were announced Saturday morning by Mrs. W. E. Durbin, chairman of the Bed Cross chapter. The contributions received were $2 from T. B. Brooks, $1 from Mrs. W. E. Durbin and 50 cents from Mrs. A. F. Evers Jr. The urgent need of funds immediately was stressed by Mrs. Durbin, who asks the people of Denton Bounty to be ast prompt and liberal in their resopnse lo this call for aid as they can. Macon to Hunt Missing Balloons WASHINGTON, Sept. 9.—</F>— The Navy Department plans to end the dirigible Macon Into New England «id probably into Canada to aid in the search for four Isslng men in two of the James Gordon Bennett balloon race as oon as the weather in those sec- ions clears up. At the department, officers said !iat it would be useless to send ie Macon to join the search In- tituted by Canadians until the weather cleared so that the dlri- -fltehtoifem Concerned .WASHINGTON, Sept 0.v-(/!>>— wave ' concern as to how mftch onger present conditions in Cuba an continue without disorders was felt today by American officials. While latest official advices said no lives had been lost, the stats department said frankly it did no know how much agiatlon and disorder might be taking place In the interior. At Havana, where American warships lay alert and ready in the harbor, soon to be Joined by the battleship Mississippi from Cardenas under orders today, Cuban governmental activities appeared at a standstill. Secretary Hull, with relief' apparent in his voice, told newspaper- Ambassador Suoiner Havana had informed men that Welles at him the hundreds of army officers massed at the National Hotel against efforts of the rank and file to send them back to their post had left the building with- >ut bloodshed. ible's officers could obtain isibiiity. good The Navy has no planes near he regions over which the Ameran balloon, pilot by Ward T. Van 3rman and carrying Frank Troter, and the Polish entry carrying ranclzek Hynek and Liuetenant nignlew Burzlnski, were believed i have drifted. An officer, authorized to speak >r the navy, said orders to the aeon would be sent as soon as ports of weather conditions in- cated the flight would be worth- hlle. „ .evees Hold As Crest of Flood Nears Hidalgo HABLTNGEN, Sept. 9.— (IPj— Le ecs on the American side of th lio Grande were holding the Jloo 'aters of the swolen river today a. he crest approached Hidalgo coun y. The stage at Hidalgo was 24 fee wo feet above flood stage, and th eak of the flood was expected to ight. Water began rolling down he emergency floodway at a deptl f five feet at one inlet and tw eet at another. Only small areas f waste land were Inundated. Although connections with Mexico ere cut off, the flood apparently •as spreading far back on the south de of the International stream here elaborate floodways such as irotect the American side have no been constructed. Reports from Bio Grande City. 55 miles upstream from Hidalgo, showed the river falling there. The main riss In the Bio Grande came from Bio Grande City where the San Juan Biver, loaded with torrential rains from Monterrey, Mexico, empties Into it. WASHINGTON, Sept. NBA's most troublesome code — a master agreement for the soft coal adustry—today seemed successfully past another crisis In the weary road toward completion. But Hugh 8. Johnson's determination to get an "agreed code" rather, than to impose the admlnlstra- ,lon draft forecast a possible delay is bituminous coal operators sought o condense their recommendations "or charges in Johnson's plan. The administrator said the pubic hearing on the code scheduled for Monday afternoon probably would be postponed another day to give the operators more time, but left no doubt that in the end "I am going to get a code." Not until after the hearing will the code be polished' for President Boose- velt's signature. The soft .coal problem reached its last cllman when operators handed J.Qhnson.. a., letter which- he termed heatedly "an insults to the President of the United. Btftes.'" He declined to receive the letter officially and immediately called four of the operators to hii office for a show* Three boun later the conference broke up with -indications that both Johnson and the coal men had made concessions; -but'their nature was not disclosed. The' coal conferences submerged for the moment NRA's numerous other activities, for the retail industry, Deputy Administrator Arth* ur D. Whiteside was drafting a chaffer containing provisions for regulating prices and preventing sales below cost. Other officials pressed completion of a transit code in the hope ot having it promulgated by Monday. _A high spot of the-week's Blue eagle activities—Henry Ford's failure to sign the automobile code—• untlnued unchanged with the De- roit manufacturer still reticent about his intentions. Bough estimates given Mr. Boose- ;lt by his. cabinet put 13,500,000 mployes and 2,000,000 employers under Industrial codes now operating. 22 Counties Fail To Send Returns IN HOSPITAL ILL FEOM EATING TAINTED FOOD KANSAS CITV, Kan.. Sept. 9- PH-Sixty-five persons, including terncs, nurses and 10 patients, ero 111 nt Boll Memorial Hospital re today, apparently from tainted od eaten at the evening meal ycs- rday.. • - Fighting Disease. KDINBUBG, Sept 9.— (If}— Dr. D. B. Handley, county health officer, and E. A. Brown, Edinburg mayor, today broadcasted an appeal for supplies to fight the possible spread of malaria and typhoid In the county following the hurricane earlier In the week. Asking that some oil company donate a car load of crude oil to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes and that a donation of one car of lime and 20 Opounds of 70 per cent chlorinated lime be Riven to guard against typhoid, the officials pointed out that thorn were already a number of malaria cnses In the county. At least five cases were reported In Weslaco. AUSTIN, Sept. fl.—(rf^—w. W.- :eath, secretary of state, annouhc- today that 22 counties had failed to send in their official returns of the Aug. 26 election when four amendments to the Texas constitution were adopted and the state voted IB Javor of repeal of National prohibition.* Counties that had not reported wert Collingsworth, Crosby, Dewltt, Dlmmltt, Gregg, Hasfcell, Kent, McCullough, Moore, Noland, Farmer, Potter, Presidio, Robertson, Schlelch- er, Shackelford, Sterling, Smith, Stonewall, Titus, Tom Green and Upton. . The official canvass of the re-"" turns of the election has been set for next Monday. Heath has apn ' Pealed to county judges of the counties that have not reported to hurry along their returns. Farm Club to Hear Farm Act Discussed The workings of the Agricul- ;ural" Adjustment Act will be the ;opic of discussion before the Den-... ton Farm Club at its meeting in he American Cafe tonight at 8 i'clock. The chief speaker will be E. L. Corbln of Dallas, secretary. . the state farm bureau. WEST TEXAS: Partly cloudy in ast, probably local thunderahsw- rs in west portliira tonight and unday. EAST TEXAS: Partly clondy tn- l(ht and Sunday. Light to fresh outhprty winds on the coast. OKLAHOMA: Partly cloudy to- ight.. and* Sunday except thun- and cooler in nortli-

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