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«H8 CORStOANA SSMt-WBlKI/Y LIGHT, FRIDAY, JANUARY «, 198$. SUPREME COURT tllQUOR RULING ALSO RULED LABOR BOARD HAS RIGHT WITHDRAW COURT LITIGATION WASHINGTON, Jan. 8. ^—(ff)—-The supreme court gave 1 broad power today to states to prevent the sale of intoxicating liquor. It sustained Michigan and ' ^Missouri statutes barring the Importation of alcoholic beverages from other states which .enact discriminatory legislation. Justice Brandeis, who delivered the decision, said that "the substantive) power of the state to prevent the sale of Intoxicating liquor is undoubted." No dissent was announced. Chief Justice Hughes delivered the next decision, holding that the National Labor Relations board had the right to withdraw from a circuit court litigation Involving validity of an order •gainst the Ford Motor Company. . \ The Hughes decision' affirmed L / a ruling by the federal court •r • at Covington, Ky., permitting ^•withdrawal. The labor hoard W)| sought the withdrawal after de•;•'.'• elding upon the new procedure ; In the light of a supremo court I decision oh April 25 condemning I procedure employed by Secretary I,t Wallace-in ordering a reduction r,Wof charges permitted commission 1 "merchants at Kansas City stockyards. The labor board had directed the Ford company to reinstate 29 employes and to cease interference with tho self-organization of workmen. Tho. Ford Company contended- the order was Invalid because no opportunity had been' given the concern to reply to j\n intedmedlate report by a trlCil examiner. VJ'v ..... Before proceeding to hear'Hrgu- v.. ments, the court agreed to review litigation intended to test the con- y stltutlonality of marketing prc- • visions of the 1938 Agricultural Adjustment act. A group of Georgia and • Florida tobacco growers appealed from a decision by a three-Judge federal court in Georgia upholding the provisions. It was the first case involving the new farm legislation to reach the high tribunal. The court did not rule today on- the challenge of constitutionality of; TVA's power program brought by 14 private power com'punles, nor uppn the right of Kansas and Kentucky to' ratify, after once rejecting the proposed constitutional amendment to abolish child labor. -.. No Dissent Announced No dissent was announced to the Hughes decision in the Ford labor board case. In the liquor cases, Justice Bran. . dels aid that, since ratification of the 21st amendment to the constitution (repealing prohibition), "the right of a state to prohibit or .•:, regulate the importation of intoxicating liquors is not limited by the Commerce clause." He added that "discrimination between domestic and Imported In- atlrig liquor, or between im:d intoxicating liquors, is not Ibited by the equal protection fause." -The court dismissed an attack on constitutionality of an Oklahoma conservation law providing for . spacing oil wells. The law was challenged by Russell B. Patterson, owner of a roy* ally Interest in six and one-fourtli acres of a ten-acre unit in the north Wellaton area in Lincoln county. Labor Board Given Right to Withdraw ; vl 4> ' " • > WASHINGTON, Jan. 3.—(/P)— The National Labor Relations Board was given the right by (he supreme court today to withdraw from a circuit court litigation Involving validity of an order against the Ford Motor company. * In a decision by Chief Justice Hughes, the high tribunal affirmed a.ruling by the federal circuit court of Covington, Ky., permlt- jing withdrawal. , * The labor board wished to Adopt the new procedure It decided upon this action after the supreme court on April 26 condemned procedure employed by gecretalry Wallace -in ordering a Deduction of charges permitted commission men at the Kansas City stockyards. ^ Hughes said that "we are un- .able to conclude that the board has an absolute right to withdraw its petition at Its pleasure." % "We think," he .added, "that •permission to withdraw must rest :,Jft'/the sound discretion of the •, cqnrt to .be exercised In the light ~ the 'circumstances In tho par- Icular' case, x x x . "The application for remand In ,1s instance was not .on frivolous ids or for any purpose that Ight be considered dilatory or zatlous, Petitioner (The Ford -Jotor Co.) had raised* a serious question as to th<> validity of the findings and order. >> Gravity of Contention. j "The board properly recognized the gravity of the contention and § ignt ^to meet It by voluntary ng what the court could have npelled. That was in the Inest of a prompt disposition, and whatever delay was resulted Is ;due to the petitioner's resistance ,tfo that course." f Ii» its order, the board'directed ,the Ford company to reinstate 9(9 ; employes and to cease Inter- i',|«renoe with the self-organized workmen. Charges were filed against the iany by the United Automp- , Wprkers of America, a CIO lllate. It was contended that .ipresentatlves of the union were 'eaten when they attempted to distribute literature at the Ford ; plant in Dearborn, Michigan, on ,av 26, 1987. . . ",„ labor board asked the clr- juit court to enforce the order. ~;e Ford Company asked the urt to set aside tr-o order. Both ies,were returned to the board . 'the circuit court. , . The Ford company contended ;e .order was Invalid because no unity had been given the reply to an. Intermedt- by a trial examiner, was argued, deprived the y of a fair hearing. Release from Alcntrnz. TOTON, Jan; 8.—00— . >Waley, of Salt Lake ah, sewing 45 years In on vHn ' • connection NOMINATIONS (Continued Brow Page One) wing commander, with rank of brigadier general. Otto Kernqr, Illinois, Judge of the United States Circuit Court of Appeal* for the Seventh Circuit Including Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin; Michael L» Igoe, Illnola, federal district judge for the northern district of Illinois; Harry E. Kalodner, Pennsylvania, federal district judge fot the eastern district of Pennsylvania; James V. Allred, former governor of Texas, federal district judge, southern district of Texas; Floyd H. Roberts, Virginia, federal district judge, western district of Virginia; William J. Campbell. Illinois, U. S. attorney, northern district of Illinois; Lemuel R. Via, West Virginia, U. S, attorney, southern district of West Virginia; James H. Patterson, Alaska, U. S. marshal, third division of Alaska. Other Nominations. Brigadier General William. H. Wilson and Robert McBeck. Jr., major generals; Colonels Edmund I* Daley, Jonathan Jr. Wain- Wright, Adna R. Chaffee, Daniel I. Sultan, Maxwell Murray, and William S. Shedd, brigadier generals. Captain Ross T. Mclntlre, the President's .physician, to be surgeon general of the navy with rank of rear admiral; Medical Director Harold W. Smith to be medical director of the navy with the rank of rear admiral and tho following captains to be rear admirals: Chester W. Nlm- Ite, Albert T. Church, William R. Furlong, Arthur D. Cook Harold G. Bowen, Stanford C. Hooper, John H. Newton, Wll- helm L. Frlcdell, John W. Wll- cox, Jr., Robert L, Ghormley John M. Smeallle, and William L. Calhoun. Francis W. Relchelderfer, Indiana, chief of the U. S. weather bureau; Clinton. M, Hester Montanu, ' administrator, clvi' aeronautics authority; and the following to bo members of that authority: Harllee Branch Goorgla; Robert H. Klnckley, Utah; Oswald Ryan , Indiana G. Grant Mason, Jr., District of Columbia, and Edward J. Noble Connecticut. Sumpter Smith, Alabama, member of the air safety board o! the civil aeronautics authority Thomas O. Hardln, Texas, also a member of the safety board' and Robert V. Bruere, New York Louts Bloch, California, and Claude E. Seehorn, Colorado, to be members of the maritime labor board. Brigadier Generals Ralph Immoll, Wisconsin, and Walter B. Fyron, Texas, to be officers of the National Guard of the United States with tho same rank. _ FRANKFURTER (Continued From Page One) his previous connection with the Ku Kiux Klun. There has been much specu lation over the possibility of oth cr justices retiring on account of age. None has given, any In dlcation that he plans to do so Justice Brandies Is 82, Hugheo and McReycolds 70, and Butler 72. Ages of the younger Justices are: Stone, 00; Roberts, 64; Reed 154, and Black, 52. I Mr. Roosevelt still has a loni way to go to break any recor< fur the appointment of new jus tlcos. George Washington holds th rocoid. During his eight years in office he named the origma six members and filled seven vacancies—13 in all. President Taft, who' later be came Chief Justice, Is runner-up with 6 appointees, Andrew Jack son and Abraham Lincoln named five each. In recent years Wilson ap pointed 3, Harding 4, Coolldge 1, and Hoover 3. Sensible of Obligations. BOSTON, Jan. 5.—fa 1 )—"I am of course, sensible to the obll gallons and tho honor Involved,' Prof.. Felix Frankfurter, named to the United States Supreme Court today by President Roose velt, said when Informed of th. appointment. "Otherwise, I will have- noth ing to say," he added. JAP CABINET BARON HIRANUMA IS COMMANDED TO FORM NEW JAP CABINET KONOYE CABINET FFLL BEFORE STRONG MILITARIST- NATIONALIST DEMANDS TOKYO, Jan. 4.— m— Emperor Hirohlto tonight commanded Ba*on Kiichlro Hlranuma, • fasclst- ncllned president of ' the privy council, to form a new cabinet n succession of that of Prluce Fumimajo Konoye. Hiranuma, outstanding nationalist, was summoned to tho palace, after tho comparatively liberal Konoye had resigned with ;he declaration that the war in China had come to a stage where new policies "under a new cabinet" should be formulated. The 19-months-old Konoye cabinet fell before strong mllltnrist- (Continued From Page One.) inatlon, continued military occu patlon. of vital points In China Inclusion of China . In. a close, po Itlcal, 'economic and cultural union with Japan and Manchoukuo, establishment of a "new order" In East Asia. • The cabinet Includes four new ministers, Sotaro Ishlwatarl, fl nance; Yuklo Sakurauohl, Min selto party advisor, agriculture Yonezo Maeda, minister of rail ways; and Hisatada Hirose, who had been vice-minister, as minis tor of welfare, Chujl Machlna, president o the Mtnselto, first was announce! as minister of agriculture bu Sakusachunl took the job at th party's request. The resignation of Selhin Ikeda as minister of finance and com meroo was the most notabl change, indicating that a main cause In the cabinet collapse wa disagreement over the extent o government control of business Ikeda opposed restrictions on corporation capital and munitions profits, having himself been Iden tlfied with the Mitsui Industrial! interests. Prince Konoye quit as premie: yesterday, having headed the gov ernment since a month before th China war started July 7, 1937. Admission of Failure. CHUNGKING, Jan. B.—(;P)—A spokesman of the Chinese foreign office declared today that thi resignation of the Konoye cabine In Tokyo amounted to an open admission that the military ad venture In China was a failure. He said that by resigning the cabinet admitted that full Industrial and military mobilization was the only step now possible The Assolcatod Press oorrnspo- dent, attending a session of the Chinese executive -Yuan, feund apparent harmony. HERO (Continued From Page One) rendered thrtn that of Alvln Lloyd Granger ..." "Five lives were saved by this brave Texan that otherwise would have been listed as victims of tho dreaded scourge of our streets and highways—traffic accidents. At great personal risk, Alvln Granger rescued five persons from a submerged automobile which had plunged • Into Icy waters after crashing through tho rails of a bridge near Orange, Texas. The highest courage of man was exemplified by his performance In repeatedly swimming to safety the unconscious victims until all had been saved. "Such, a performance of valor naturally has commanded the highest praise of his fellow citizens. Tho Texas Safety association, tho Public Saefty Department and various clvlo organizations have paid glowing tribute to Alvln Granger. "In official recognition of this Texan's feat, I, James V. Allred, governor of the State of Texas, do hereby proclaim Friday, January Gth, 1939, as Alvln Lloyd ganlzation at home and abroad for renewed efforts to fasten Japan's will on East Asia. It was an onslaught of fascist-minded elements who want a single political party for Japan, more rigid control of economic life, and a new administrative policy in China. Feeling was so Intense that In some quarters fear was expressed for the personal safety of some of the retiring ministers, especially the elderly finance minister, Selhln Ikeda. Ikeda angered extremist groups Orangor dity in Texas call and do this state to honor him upon this day j In order that his herqic deed may Inspire Texans to greater efforts In our campaign for traffic safety." Granger rescued Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Slocum, the later's children IiOulBB Hanson, 6, and Harry Joe Hanson, 9, and O. W. Loving who wore traveling eastward on tho Old Spanish trail from Baton Lufkln, Texas., was said to be Rouge, La., to where a relative dying. Modestly disclaiming credit, Granger told fellow citizens "I did nothing morg than my duty." DEFENSE 'Continued Prom Pnen One) lost November when he blocked army demands for government control of corporation capital, dividends and investments. The Baron headed the Kokuhon- sha (Nationalist Japan) party, which recently had been inactive to bB submitted formally early but which at Its Inception ndvo-| ncxt week ln nnot her message. In cated support for the army, the | lt the president intends to detail emperor and 'Nlpponisra, whicli hia plans for vaat i y expanded air Includes all the advantages ofj forcca and other dcfense roC om- natlonallsm, fascism and com- i mcn dations which already have munlsm. ;been partially disclosed. Now 73, Baron Hlranuma was Ag " the rc | u , ar b d t raqu!ra . minister of justice n 1923 and mfints of th( ? al . mv an | n avy" Mr. frequently .before had been mon- Rodscvelt aaked a total o{ $u09i . tloned fo> the premiership. 575,000 an increase of $99,351,000, Prince Konoye, 47, professing to f • t , t , m|lltary plirposcs . liberal views, became Premier Ho roqu £ ated $ 66 7,498,800 for the June 4, 1937, n month before the. aMn mcreaao of ' $92 ,589,250. China war began. He 'proposed that funds available He declared upon his reslgna- for £ £, conatruotlon be inoreas- tlon today that "the China Incl- cd $11B)118 1BO to $270,000.000,. and d8 2 »h!?*?m?£»« rnmt «Zn ¥h« I tnat $74,000,000 be supplied the and the time has come when the _ avv t, buroau of aeronautics an government must concentrate Its !?J^ase „. °|? 5 n °i wronautlcs, an REACTION NAMING OFFRMniRTERIS MOSTLYFAVORABIE LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR'S NOMINATION TOPS LIST OF OVER HUNDRED He conviction It was ° 59 ' 100 ' a " Increase "of less than .^ to linhMre «7,000,000. Official sources said It y v wa « fral "cd before he decided to new cabinet," although the "unshakable fundamental policy" (to force a China regime favorable to Japan) had been "established and approved .by,his Majesty, the Emperor." Canal Fortifications In lino with tho recent recommendation of Secretary Woodrlng that the Panama Canal be made "impregnable." Mr. Roosevelt recommended $2,575,497 for fortlfi- New Province Functions. | cations there, compared with tho SHANGHAI, Jan. 4.-(/P)-De-1 current $1,786,402. ,M>,I moanon-no InrHnntnrt tndav! Increases for soacoaat defenses, layed Indicated today | that China's newest province of Slkonff—or Sllinng~o.n "the roof of tho world" began functioning on schedule Now Year's Day tho ordnance department, and the military Intelligence division also were recommended. For the army air corps there «.. *.».««...when General Liu Wcn-Hul was was proposed ,$67,800 440, compar- Inaugurated governor. l ed w ^ h the $70.658,872 estimated Since 1908 this province, made up of territory from Western Szechwan and Eastern Tibet, had current expenditures. Informed officials said the reduced figure provided for less than 200 1 and JJjtlSlOzn ilDei, nau j*.wv*u»w *VJ* iuon (.uuu f, uv j7*n*i«m "special administrative! Funds for the additional thousand which Mr. Rooae<'.H Is ex- been a area." Bounded by Tibet on the west, Shanghai on tho north, India and Yunnan on the south and Szeeh- wan on the cast, It contains approximately 180,000 square Tiles —roughly the size of Sweden— with an estimated population of. 1,000,000 Chinese, Tibetans, Mongols, Mlao, Lolo and other ab- orltrlnal .tribes. Six-sevenths of the vast Tibetan pleatue on .which the new province is located Is uninhabited. The Chinese government, in pected to propose for the army are included in the projected $500,000,000 extraordinary appropriation. \ In submitting the total estimate of dcfense expenditures, the president proposed that $210^0-0,000 of the special appropriations be spent before mid-1940. The • remaining $290,000,000 would continue available until expended. Sick und Convalcccnt .... _ „_ „ . J. R. Hlnklo of Corslcana un- announclng Sikong's provincial- derwent an operation In Baylor status, recommended that refu- Hospital, Dallas, Tuesday as a gees from the war zones become pioneers of China's far west and make their homes there. Poorhouie Inmate Fine $5,000 DUBLIN, Jan. 6.— (IP}— Jack Kelly, Inmate of a poorhouse, was fined £1,000 (about $5,000) today for acting as a bookmaker In the Institution. The prosecution said the 3,000 men In the poorhouse spent $2,000 a year in penny bets on races. Kelly was given 14 days to pay his fine or start serving an indefinite sentence. Of prison or poorhouse, Kelly observed, ::it is much of a much- result of a back fracture sustained several weeks ago In an automobile accident near Navasota. He Is reported to have rallied satisfactorily from the operation. It Is reported that physicians believe Mr. Hlnklo will be able to return home In about six weeks. He had been' paralyzed following tho accident, out Is expected to be fully recovered in a few weeks. Mrs. Vallle Marshall was a medical patient at the P. and S. Hospital Thursday. Johnny Price, who was injured in an automobile accident Wednesday was reported to be getting along very well at the Navarro Clinic Thursday, WASHINGTON, Jan. President Roosevelt nominated to the supremo court today Felix Frankfurter, the Vienna-born son of Jewish parents who Is nationally known as a "liberal." The 66-year-old Harvard law professor wlio has exerted an Indirect influence on the new deal through students sent into government service from his class rooms, was named to tho vacancy created by tho death of Justlco Benjamin N. Cardozo. Frankfurter's nomination topped the ll.it ot more than 100 Mr. Roosevelt asked the senate to con. firm for high positions In tho gov ernment. In the batch wero those of Harry L. Hopkins to be secretary of commerce and Frank Murphy to bo attorney general. Tho Hopkins and Murphy polntmontn had boeni announced days earlier. But Frankfurter's though rumored, was submitted so unexpectedly that some of the best Informed senators did not know it had left tho white house. The senate quickly referred the Frankfurter nomination to its judiciary committee, which also will consider Murphy's. Hopkins' will be sent to the commerce committee. Prior to Frankfurter's appointment, some senators had urged that a westerner bo named, since that section now Is unrepresented beyond Minnesota. But first senatorial comment was from the west, and favorable. Senator Murray (D-Mont) asserted that "Professor Frankfurter has the reputation of being a very able lawyer of the supreme court rank." Senator Capper (R-Kas) called tho appointee—whose views have fitted those President Roosevelt has termed "liberal"—a man whom the senate would confirm with little opposition. Senator Minton (D-Ind), an administration supporter, beamed "I think its great. 1 ' And Senator Wagner (D-NY) commented "an excellent appointment." Senator Taft (R-Ohio), Vandon- borg (R-Mlch) and Clark (D-Mo) declined comment on the nomination, although they praised Frankfurter's personal integrity. Rep. Thomas (R-NJ) was highly critical. He aald: "I cannot conceive of a worse appointment. Testimony was presented to tha Dies committee relative to various radical organizations, names of whose members were mentioned. Among the names was Felix Frankfurter. Tho president might as well have named Earl Browder or Harry Bridges." Speaker Bankhead predicted "the appointment will bo entirely satisfactory to the people because of his outstanding ability." REACTION (Continued From Page One) lions with Germany was being discussed In America, said that 'Herr Roosevelt's declaration could almost be regarded as a provocation to such a rupture..." The controlled German press carried only portions of the President's speech. From a source close to the nazl foreign office it was learned the message was considered there to be the result of "domestic difficulties Into which the Roosevelt regime had led the United States." Sarcastic Caption, Deutsche Allgemelne Beltung titled Its comment "Loud Words of An Uncertain President." Chancellor Hitler's Voolklscher Beobachter headed its front-page New York Dispatch: "United States Under Jewish Dictatorship—62,000 Jews In Federal and State Administration." Also on page one was a'picture of three flotilals of German submarines captloned "Germany Builds More U-Boats." Italy: , Italian fascists dismissed the speech as "needless alarm." President Roosevelt "is arousing fears of aggression that do not exist," II Popolo Dt Romo said. II Hassaggoro said that "Roosevelt Is Pessimistic Over the Fate of Democracy." Franco: The Paris press, both right and left In sympathies, reported the speech favorably with long ex- copts, emphasizing tho prospect W. W. Fondren, Humble Official, Died Suddenly SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 8.—WV- Suffering what police said was a heart attack, Walter W. Fondten, 61, one of tho organizers of the Humble Oil and Refining company, and a resident of Houston, died shortly before noon today at a local hotel. Justlco of the Peace Raymond Qerhardt was conduct- Ing an Inquest. Friends said Fondren was here attending tho unification session of tho general missionary council of tho Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The body was to bo forwarded to Houston this afternoon. A vice president of the Hum- bio company for years, Fondren retired several years ago and had devoted most of his time to private affairs. He was president of tho Fondren Oil company, accord- Ing to Information here. He also directed the fcdqral housing administration office In Houston. Two years hgo the financier and his wife donated $450,000 to the Southern Methodist • University at Dallas, Texas. " Fondren was born at Union City, Tenn. His family mover to Arkansas when he was six and to Texas when ho was 17. With former Governor R, S. Sterling, Fondron was one of the prime factors In tho organization of tho Humble company. He had charge of the field operations. Flow of Half Million Dollars In Benefits To Farmers Started WASHINGTON, Jan. B.— {/P)— The agriculture department, speeding up Its benefit programs, has started a flow of $500,000,000 In In checks to farmers who cooperated with 193s acreage allotments. Thus farmers will get subsidy payments several months earlier than usual. These checks will be augmented In the spring and summer by $212,000,000 In price- adjustment pyaments to growers of cotton, corn, wheat, tobacco and rice. The department reported that during the July-November period of 1938 Its expenditures, including benefit payments to farmers, totaled $202,010,949. Texas led In total payments with $34,107,230. NEARLY BILLION IS SOUGHT BY FEDERAL AGRICULTURE DEFT. OVER HALF~bTsUM IS FOR SUBSIDIES TO FARMERS; NEW TAXES SUGGESTED of neutrality law revision. Great Britain: British foreign office officials clearly approved tho address but Indicated that official enthusiasm might be "Inconvenient 1 later in dealing with dictatorship!), South America Affected "I am convinced," said one spokesman, "and I think others here agree with me that German influence has already penetrated to such .an extent In South Amor- lea that any general war here would bo the signal for a series of uprising In South America, tho object of which would be to keep the United States occupied at home." Britain rebroadcast In Gorman and tlallan pointed passages of the address, although It likely was not heard by a great many In those countries. Highlights also were carried In newscasts to the empire. The London Dally Herald observed editorially that "With a passionate faith that puts to shame some of our tired and all- Ing ministers, President Roosevelt proclaims the great principles of a liberal civilization." The Dally Express: "A strong United States exerting her immense moral and economic might on the side of peace Is a reinforcement of every peaceful nation." The Times: "....The authentic voice of the American people, and It will be hoard with full sympathy" by those who share the American "political faith." Praise By Argentina Press. BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 5.-«P> —Tho Argentine press and commentators In Brazil praised tho congressional address of President Roosevelt, emphasizing a warning against aggression. "Roosevelt Puts tho Brakes on Dictators," and "Roosevelt Plans Salvation of Democracies from Dictatorships," wore two of tho Buenos Aires headlines. The Brazilian government, traditionally friendly toward the United States, would approve heartily the address, said a Rio De'Janeiro dispatch quoting observers there. WASHINGTON, Jan. 5.— Congreas was naked today to appropriate $908,168,851 for agriculture department activities—Including $533,000,000 In subsidies to farm- era—for the next fiscal ycnr. This would be $318,172,000 loan than this year's appropriations. President Roosevelt suggested In his budget message, however, that congress consider new taxes to meet any farm benefit payments In excess of the $533,000,000. The president's recommendations included $485,000,000 for soil conservation payments and $18,000,000, the same as last year, for payments to sugar producers complying with the requirements of the sugar control act, For tho current year, congress appropriated $500,000,000 for conservation payments. Mr. Roosevelt told congress that it ''might safely consider moderate tax Increases" for meeting any parity payments it might deem necessary. He did not indicate whether he agreed with recommendations of Secretary Wallace that processing taxes bo.Imposed, Heaviest Cut The department activity sustaining the sharpest cut was rural relief and rehabilitation, under the farm security administration. The request for this agency was $80,000,000 compared with $175,000,000 received for the current year. The president explained, however, that his recommendations for rural relief might be changed later, when congress considers tho general relief bill. It was said In congressional circles Mr, Roosevelt would Insist that congress provide some means of raising revenue to reimburse the treasury for the $212,000,000 parity payments voted for the current year. Under the budget proposal, the department would got $90,000,000— an Increase of about $10,000,000 over tho current year—for removal of surplus farm commodities. This money would be used for free distribution of farm products to relief families and for any export subsidy program which might be inaugurated. Promote Trade Relations To promote better trade relations with Latin America, Mr. Roosevelt asked congress to appropriate $250,000 to place agricultural attaches in Mexico City, Panama; Havana and Rto De Janeiro and to conduct researches for new non> competitive commodities which other nations In tho western hem- 'Ole Diz' Signs New Contract At Rumored $20,000 CHICAGO, Jan, 5.— (/P) —Jerome "Dizzy" Dean signed a 1939 con* tract with tho Chicago Cubs today at a reported salary of $20,000, the same as ho received last season. Charles Weber, secretary of tho Cubs, declined to roveal the exact amount of Dean's contract, but the big pitched was so onthused that baseball experts guessed $30,000 was tho correct amount. Dean said it was the quickest contract ho had over signed In baseball. Isphero might supply tho United States. He asked an Increase of $1,370,000 in weather bureau funds to supply more detailed weather Information to trans-continental airlines as well as to proposed trans- Atlantlo line*. ' Other budget items Included; Federal aid to states for nigh- ways. $213,000,000 compared with $201,000,000 this year. Purchase of submarcinal land $5,000,000, the same as this year. Loans to tenant for purchase of farms $25,000,000, tho same as this year. Payments to states for experimental, extension work, cooperative farm forestry, wild-life restora* tlon, $28,10,7583 compared with $27,558,833 this year. For soil conservation service; $23,645,584, the same as this yeah WASHINGTON, Jan. .-— Cotton growers from 16 southern states conferred with agriculture department officials today on bow best to expand foreign sales and domestic consumption of cotton. Another problem before them was what the government should do with approximately 11,000,000 bales of cotton stored under federal loans. I. W. Duggan, director of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration for the south, said representatives of cotton glnnera, exporters and others Interested in the sale of cotton will be Invited to Washington soon to discuss those problems at a subsequent. meeting. The cotton situation wai described by officials as the most serious agricultural problem confronting the nation. Because ot the record surplus, prices are. low. Yet exports have fallen to the lowest level In 20 years. "J It Is True Von will appreciate the difference.' Ask yoor grocer for Gold Chain Flour. Distributed by * ••' McCOLPIN GRAIN CO. Phone 470 ft old George Weyerhaeuses of 'Fa- coma, Wash., in' 1935 'failed today to get' a supreme court order for a writ of habeas corpus. Waley, who' petitioned the high court as' a pauper, said 1 In his papers that he was "Innocent" and was held In, prlspn In violation of the due process clause of the fifth amendment to the constitution. Bun Want Adi Bring memo Lest You Forget • I Our . prescription dep.ar't- I merit is complete. Our store is full of regular (drug merchandise. We carry a full line of-stock J and poultry remedies. Make Your Drug Store PHONE 793 DRUG COMPANY 216 R Bttton Corsicaua. Tex. Collins Cash Grocery Pure Cane Sugar, 25 Ib. cloth bag. . . $1.20 Bell of Paris Flour, 48 Ifr. bag. ..... $1.19 Asher's Syrup, gallon bucket . . . ..... 45c Maxwell House Coffee, 3 H>. can ..... 75c Catsup, gallon bucket ......... ..... 39c Salmon, 6 tall cans ..... ....... ..... 55c Beans, Great Northern, 10 Ibs. • ....... 39c Shortening, 8 Ib. carton .... ......... 75c Nails and Staples, 6 pounds ....... . , 25c Smoking Tobacco, pound can. ..../.. ,49c Hog Jowls, pound ..... ....... ........ 9c Bologna, pound .......... . ......... lOc Hog Lard, pound ............. ..... 9c Sugar Cured Jowls, pound . . . . . ..... 12c Sliced Bacon, pound ..'... ........... 25c Fresh Fish, pound ----- ... . . , . . ...... lOc ^$k&i^;tf&& KINNEY'S 45th ANNIVERSARY SALE Men's Sox Reduced to lOc pr. S A L, rare SlUt KINGtESS HOSE 33c pr. Kinney's 45th Anniversary Sale Ladies and Growing Girls' $2 and $3 Styles SHOES $2 and $3 Styles Reduced to Lots of Styles and Sizes 120 North Beaton Now that the Old Year is Past and Forgotten Let Us Look Forward With Renewed Interest to the New One Begin by resolving that yon will diversify your farming; and not depend upon cotton and com alone for tho money crop. Trade the old mules off that do nothing but eat three-fourths of, the year and put that feed Into hogs and calves. We have a number of good Used Regular Farmsjls and two X12 thoroughly overhauled and guaranteed at reasonable prices, If you are Interested In Tracks or Cars we have several one, and half ton International and Ford Pickups, one Chevrolet cor and one Plymouth Car, all In first class condition. Probably you want a good Used Electrolux. We have one. Also, • number of Maytag Washers that we will sell at some reduction. Come and see what we have. We are looking forward to a big year and your purchases will help ns make It so. Buie Implement Company 207-209 South Beaton • Corsicana

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