Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on February 6, 1935 · Page 8
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EIGHT THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texas EVENING, FESfttrAfcY 6, 1936, ROOSEVELT IN DEFENSE OF, RICHBERG'S POLICIES WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 UP) — Ihc American Federation of Labor swung into its "big push" to organize the auto and steel industries today after President Roosevelt had taken a step widely rfi- fearded as a defense of Donald R. ting on pretty well Jn every respect, i win pay you a visit some time but cannot tell when. It shall be as soon as possible. I know you cannot visit me and I do not wish you to take such a journey- It' Is too long, and exposed, to some dftngers. Remember me af- fe tionately to Mr. Perry and all old friends and acquaintances. "Your brother, "S. F. Austin". Ahother letter written two years later, to his brother-in-law, James F. Perry nnd difficulties confront- plexities acln difficulties confronting the empresario: "Pan F?lioe de Austin 14 Oct. 1830 "Dr Brother, "I have the satisfaction of ac- knowledgihg the receipt of yours of 2nd October from New York, you ° f fte 'NATIONAL EMERGENCY' PROCLAMATION IS PLANNED ter yesterday from John Austin stating that the Nelson was at Brnzoria and he was then unload- Richberg, target of A. F. of L. ; ing: your goods—She lost her false I krr-J coming over the bar and criticism. Taking a personal hand in the ! thumped severely—the bar is iraich row over the auto code renewal, wors2 than when you came over- e. ("/PI—A declaring n "national emergency" and bringing swrpini executive powers into act I'm tn steady conditions was re- norted au'ho"itat!velv today to be the first administration movp planned if thp supreme court rules adversely on th? gold cases. Such a proclamation, It was un- President Roosevelt made public n Hcnrv Austin came near losing ^rstcod- wcuid follow the court's letter in which he polntedlv told the [ his stenm boat going out, h« put to (1 - is!on wltllin « " lattcl ° f minutes. A. F. of L. counsel, Charlton Og- j sea very much damaged and I c am P cn ™ergsncy rest, ctions; to burn, that "it is for the president have not heard of him since. rtabllbr- markets nendmir Ireislnt.lvn to determine" whether the automo- "I wrote to John to follow your bile labor board headed by Dr. Leo instructions strictly as to the rtabllb' markets pending legislative remedies. That n proclamation forms part cf Wolman should be continued. I goods, and not open them until j the 1'Ra! preparations which have The federation had been demand-j Mr. Hunter a«rives. I have not yet occupied treasury nnd justi-e cx- ing that this board be wrapped, fini-hed the store home. It is j P rrt<; fni ' weeks wns conceded In The A. F. of L. leaders had charged that the board's employe elections and"'method of collective bargaining rafc-.-d, His shingles are hawled, the p!ank is all sawed and wagons n,'onc after it. So that I were Illegal. Ogbum called it "com-1 hope it will be ready by the time pletcly unacceptable to organized labor" and said that when the A. F. Hunter arrives. I have no house under way for the family—you of L. withdrew from an agreement will get out in the spring and the under 'which it was set up, the board weather will be pleasant, and you became legally non-existent. With . this President Roosevelt disagreed. "When the president renewed the pnto code recently and continued the Wolman board, the wrath of A. F. of L. leaders concentrated on Richberg, chief presidential adviser. They called him a "traitor" to labor and ho replied they wanted him to serve one group rather than the government. ''The president's letter told Ogbum that the Wolman board "is not only functioning to prevent discrimination against employes and otherwise to carry out the purposes of Its creation, but it is engaged also in the very important work of holding elections, whereby through secret ballot, under government supervision, all employes are being given a full and fair opportunity to designate their representatives, choosing them either as individuals, or as representatives of a labor organization." If the government should annul the board's powers, Mr. Roosevelt said, "it would be placed in the position of preventing the emplayes from voting." AUSTIN (Continued from page 1.) with the realization that It must be his own courage, his perseverance, his determination that was to bring success or failure to the vision of a colonized Texas, Meets Failure His first step had met with qua- si-feulure. The "Lively," a schooner carrying part of his first party of colonists, had missed connections with the overland group led by Austin personally, and had. landed on the Brazos river Instead of on the Colorado, keeping with them thp implements, seed and even food desperately needed by ths tourists who came by land. Too, he had gone to Mexico City to obta:n ratification of his father's land grant in his own name, and,, planning to be away four months, had been, forced to remain for almost a year and a half, a pawn in the Mexican fight for Independence fi»m Spanish rule; almost hourly he had expected approval of his claim, and time and again received the endorsement of the administration, only to have it snatched from his hands by an overthrow of government. He had finally received from ths Mexican government validation of his colonization grant, and returned to his colony on the Colorado River to find many had grown impatient of waiting and had returned to the "Old South" with discouraging reports. Other newcomers likewise had either got "cold feet'' and departed or had stayed to grumble. Undaunted, however, ho had patiently laid the foundation for his settlement and ths distribution of land. Colonists, however, had decided to protest the 12 ',{• cents per acre foe they had agreed to pay Austin for ills services in putting through the colonizes scheme, arrf dissension among the ranks was imminent. Indian attacks were ever menacing. Austin was responsible both to the colonists and to the Mexican government, and his position at times was extremely delicate. Letter Expresses Will His letter to his sister was written from his colony at San Felipe rie Austin, and read in part as follows: "Dr Sister "I rec. your kind and affectionate letter the other day and sent It down to Brother—he came "o 8- few days since with his wife nnd is now here—he informs me that he wrote you by way of Orleans just before he left home. "I truly sympathize with you on e loss of your infant—tho I In, have seen so much trouble and misery amongst my fellow beings that I doubt whether we should too deeply grieve.for the departure of innocence from this wretched world. There Is another and a tetter one, to doubt it would be to pbjivert the shadowa which surround us in this life into the most horrible darkness. . . "Brothsr is about engaging in (he mercantile business and I think will soon be able to do an extensive . and profitable one. "I am as yet 0t work at colonization and shall necessarily be ti>xl down Ijere for some time to corne—It is troublesome business retires much more pej'sever- ran set along very well untill some buildings are put up. Emily has feen a new country in times long past and can manage veiy well for a month or two. The fact is I have no one 1 to attend to business and if I undertake to build while I am absent it will cost ten prices. My advice is that you build on the out lots above Williams; in this place on the creek — I think tho situation a healthy one. "Edwards gets the league at the point— thjre was no other way of arranging the thing. The tract between the two creeks I think is the best stock farm in the lower country, and I am clearly of opinion that stock is the best business that can be followed, and if you intend to go into that business the Clear Creek and Dickenson Creek' is the best 'tract you can get. I am very anxious for you to be here. We can soon fix ourselves comfortably — the family will have to undergo some privations the first year. I leave here the day after tomorrow for Saltlllo and shall not be back until June, and I then hops to see you all here In health. I have left my will with S. M. Williams and he has a power of attorney to attend to all my business, there is considerable due me and you can get work and plank etc. without paying money. Also I wish you to begin collecting cattle due me. I think it will be a good plan to bring a Mexican family with me from Saltillo. "I have nothing from Hunter and am very uneasy about him. The Brazos bar is very dangerous— Qfllvston must be the principal port. "Call on Williams for any notes due me or all of thsnv and. use any thing of mine as if it was yours without any kind of reserve. If I live thrpugh these two years, I am done for the balance of my life with all kind of public matters, "The person who takes this is waiting so I will close by wishing you all a safa journey and good health. "farewell "S. P. Austin." Praises Mrs. Holly Yet another letter to Mr. Perry, after he ar.:l MY*. Perry had come to Texas, is I'nterestin'j from several points of view. Mr. and Mrs. Perry had cettled at Chocolate Bayou, and in one note 1 Austin had urged them to remove to Peach Point. In this letter, written from Brazoria, he becomes insistent upon this srore. "Brazorla.. 27, 1831. "Dr Brother: "I rec. yours from Bello and have EDnt all the 1 letters by Mc- Kinncy that I can find there is but one— John opcn'd one wliich i.s the invoice of the goods on board the Dart, he will want it to regulate the manifest. The Dart will be hers tomorrow, also the Elizabith and Wildcat. They all left the mouth this morning — all well and harmoney. Hunter had best come down I think to attend to the goods, tho I do not know what arrangements he made. "As to settling— I left the whole matter to you from the first, and did not urcre you to a.ny one place in particular. I wished you to please yourself— I will now give a positive opinion, which is that you go direct and immediately to Peach Point, or come to this place. The idea of a good, house for this year must be abandoned, log cabins must do— remove all your stock to Peach Point, make com there in the <-«ne brake— let the work at Chocolate go and begin down here at once, and from this time forward make up your mind finally and definitely on the subject — and also keep up your rperits — no low sperits will do in any one as nearly connected to me as you are— It is noticed by others and attributed to the wrong cause. "Mrs. Holly has gone. She and Henry's wife send their love to Emily. Mrs. H. is a DIVINE woman. SV>e will be a neighbor at Peach Point, also Heriyy and Arch- V^ald. I mean to make a little world there of mv own. "Keep up, my Dr Brother— keep up your sperits we will be happy when we are all collected at Peach Point. "Shall be up soon "Stephen." "I have now tnken {t on myself to direct where you ought to settle—think no more, about, it but go to Peach Ppint .and fix some snce and patience than any one caWns or a camp"; and let bvjUd- cun •Jin.agjnt who has not tried Ing alone for this year. Three dtr-but f WILL go through with ysars ago Westall began where he #• ' ,. ,_ i is—he had one negro ^nd pne boy •'This country has been very, three women—this year hp only * y«ir »«a we ave i«M--' mnues 80 bates'W cotton, 1 ! Informed mmrlr-ra, even though the snme officials continued to express '"oiiric'rnr- 'be ccurt will uphold the (jovei nment. Ju::i wh'nh of the many power; vested in him Mr. Roosevelt may rho'.'ic tn exercise turned on the rcuvt'f.: in'.crprclation of the government';; action in abrogating gold clauses in contracts. Lrgal analysts declined even to dwlgnnlc what laws might be the foundation of n proclamation. But here arc some of the things President Roosnvelt may do by proclaiming n "national emergency": Invcs'igalcv regulate or prohibit any tr ar.sact.ions (in foreign exchange, transfers of credit and payments by banking- institutions. Lock the same rigid control on the export, hoarding, melting or car marking of gold, silver, bullion or current}' with violators subject to $10.000 fine and 10 years imprisonment, or both. Prescribe limitations on banking business. Halt the use of gold in meeting international balances—the only legal use United States gold now has as money. Change the gold content of the dollar within the 10-iplnt bracket of between SO and 60 per cent of the pre-devaluation content. The pres 1 - ent dollar is 59J)d pet cent of-the old weight. / [ Reduce the/Keight of thp'*stand- ard silver ijf in the ,8ame per- ttftjfejjbld dtfUar is cut. ite*-State»''npies to tne 13.000,000000 for,*Jiying ng UniJtf^Stales' ojbliga- Mpst (tobghs DeiWnd Crepmulsion Dont' let them get astrangle hold. Fight them quickly. \Creomulslon combines 7 helps in one. Powerfu but harmless. Pleasant to/take. No narcotics, your own druggist is authorized to refund sour money on the spot if your cciugh or cold, is not relieved by Creomulsion.,/\ Seo— 'Tfjie INVISI^E I \ MAN/ j In His N^vest an CARl MEMMLE Clnude Ruins •Joan Bennett ma iu FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Wash Frocks J Close - out one fLarge group of [Spring .Wash Frocks — Manufacturers outlet— > For i \ NEW SPRING WASH FROCKS Fast colors—all sizes—new sheer ma- terials—Lcvinc's Dollar Day price— 2 FOR .... ..._ _ ..... FULL FASHIONED SILK HOSE Newest spring: shades—'rrejfular—Fine quality silks—Full length*—Dollar Day Thursday, Friday and Saturday— 2 PAIR ^ FEBRUARY VALUE MONTH AT LEV 1NES 81 x 90 SHEETS Bleached white sheet — Repriccri —Full lied Hze— Dollar Day Special— For _. A, B, C, Quad- rlqua and E. S. r r i n t s — New spring patterns— 5%. Yds 15 x 30 TOWELS Rainbow stripe Turkish towels — Single thread. Buy a supply 15 For Long- lengths — Lace Trims — all sizes — Iicvino's Dollar Day Special— £ach THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT. FEB. 7-8-9 The new w.on- dcr soft Kotex —12 napkins to box— New Spring Parses White — Blue — Pinks and Canary — Buy dj your new purse «? now— Choice New Spring HATS The new hats are here—Also softies—all colors and styles. Choice Outing 36-inch so'id color outing — our regular 15c (J* grade — Be- «P pricefl— 10 Yds. __. mm DRESSE Wear one of these clever frocks now and have, it later for your firs dress without a coat Of particu'ar interest! are the fabrics and colors of the new season. Come in and sec how modest we've been about them. LADIES' OUTINGlPAJAM/K •--"-, *jX* f /t / **^H tvfo .pi*cc stylfe/SpUtr colors lie, yijik and OvlPn-^Bc^rig^Je*^ 3 YDS, NEWSP8M6 SUITS You'll have a hard time to equal, much less surpass, the value In this suit offer at this price and many a ncr one. 40-INCH SILKS One large group of Silks — Ucpriccd — Plain and Fancy patterns—See this value Thru Friday and Saturday— 5-Pc Curtain. Sets Dress up your home now. Curtain Sets re- priced—Large selection to choose from — Dollar Day price— 3-Lb. Cotton Batts Unbleached cotton batts—Size 72x90 — Le- vinc's Dollar Day Special. Thru Friday and Saturday— Garza Sheeting Bleached Sheeting — SI inches wide—rFrec from starch — A Texas product, made at Post, Texas— Boys' Overalls Boys Blue Overalls— Z pockets on bib —• Sizes from 12 to 16 only — 2 for BOYS Dress Shirts Solid color only—Sizes from 10 to 14 only. Repriccd for Dollar Day— 2 for Boys Broadcloth Pajamas Sizes 6 to 16— Fas't color broadcloth materials — Dol- I lar Day special— 2 for Dress Caps Eight piece style — The newest spring patterns — Le- vinc's Dollar Day . through Fri. and Sat.— Choice Boys' Fleece Unions Sizes 6 to 1C— Buy these for next year at this price—Re- priced f or $1 Day— 3 for Men's Unions Sizes 40 to 46 only — Winter weigJit — Re- priccd for Dollar Day— 2 For Men's .Fancy and Solid Color Dress Shirts — Repriced for Dollar Day— 2 for SHORTS - SHIRTS Broadcloth Shorts —Sizes 28 to 42— Cotton yarn Shirts — 5 Garments Fancy Dress Sox —Large selection of new patterns to choose from— 7 Pair PIG GRAIN Ideal driving gloves — Champagne color — All BizcS;— TOP COATS Men, you'll be needing a lop-coal r.r>on for early Spring. Why not be thrifty and buy one,,of them now? A filial rcdjH£iioTf"on those still in oj{f2(jito<e!Kf v Not a thing wrong' with •'•"'ally of them, but they, are incomplete sizes and we don't want to carry them over. If one fits you, you can forget your topcoat worries. »«.«*» s*u»~* LADIES' SPRING SUITS The new spring Suits are here — Short eoat styles—with the newest backs— MEN'S DRESS Black and tan oxfords —new ioes—>a)i leather soles—rubber pr leather lioels—all sizes— ~

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