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THE COBSICANA SEMI-WEfiKLY LIGHT, FRIDAY, MABCH 8, 1989. W8VEN HIGH COURT RULES JUDGE IS WITHOUT POWER1N MATTER POWERS OF SOME OFFICERS IN HALTING TRUCKS, HOWEVER, HELD LIMITED • AUSTIN, March 1.—(*) ' .—The Supreme Court today invalidated the major part of injunctions which State Police had interpret» ed as preventing them from enforcing the load limit law against trucks frtm the Rio Grande valley. The opinion pointed out that license and weight Inspectors of tho state public safety department are supposed to enforce tho 7,000 pound limit law and stated that a Judge has no power "to supervise an officer In the discharge of his official duties." Tho powers of other officers relating to halting of trucks are llm- ' Ited, the supreme tribunal said, and the court has the right to see that such limitations are observed. Enforcement of the law against large shipments of Rio Grande Valley grapefruit had been at a standstill since Issuance more than two weeks ago of tho Injunctions, ono of which was by District Judge Brycc Ferguson of Edinbure and the other by Judge Fountain Klrby of Groesbeck. The Rio Grande Valley Grapefruit ; shipping season is at Its peak in 1 February and March. Growers insisted they could not make s profit under rail rates or the 7,000 pound load limit. Moves to Increase the load llmll are pending in the legislature but so far have made little headway. Statute Constitutional. The opinion, written by Associate Justice J. B. Hiekman, asserted the statutes limiting the size of vo- itfcles and their loads were constl- jtutlonal and were no longer open to , .''question on that point. It observed that under an amend. ment to the original injunction is,< sued by Judge Ferguson license anc * weight inspectors were directed t< "speed up" the discharge of offlcia duties, and not to detain any truck unless they had reason to believe its driver was violating the law. That judges may not suspend "a valid statute," nor supervise the method of enforcement by agents of the executive branch of govern ment, was a basic principle, the opinion continued. "Orderly enforcement of the law requires," It said, "that an officer not have to labor under threat o injunction, and fine and imprison ment for contempt of court." Do Not Share Belief. Justice Hiekman asserted tha Judge Ferguson apparently was sincere In the belief he had not ex ceeded the bounds of his authority but "we do not share his belief. "In our opinion," the opinlot stated, "he clearly exceeded his au thorlty, and his order, In so far as it applied to the license and weigh Inspectors, was and Is void." The court of criminal appeals hai held that authority to weigh ve i .hides is granted "exclusively" to / license and weight inspectors and T the supreme court follows that de clalon, Justice Hiekman went on He said other officers must have warrants, but added Judge Fergu son's injunction, in this respect . i was "too sweeping." Concerning Judge Klrby's injunction, the opinion said: "Obviously, its effect Is to clamp down on peace officers of the stat such restrictions they cannot en force the statutes." Homer Garrison, director of th' public safety department declinei comment until he had studied thi supreme court opjnlon. Friend Held As > Kidnaper of Boy ' InNewYorkCity ^ NEW YORK, March 1.—,... A friend of George Katz, Brook lyn race track bookmaker, wh acted as intermediary in ransoir Ing Katz's four-year-old son, M ohael, was held by police toda as one of two men who kidnape the boy Feb. 20. Capt. Frank C. Bals sold Charle Mitchell, 31, the intermediary, ani Sol Schwartz, 29, employed wit him In the shipping departmen of a lithographing firm, had con leased the kidnaping. Locked up for further question ing was Mrs. Nellie Resnlck, 31 Schwartz's sister, in whose apart ment authorities said tho bo was hold. Later all three were booke at police headquarters—the me • on kidnaping charges . and th woman on a charge of withhold ing information ibout a kidnap|, ing from police, which is a fe r The two men, Capt. Bals said told him they abducted Id ;hae j in an attempt to recoup $6,60 ' lost in racing bets placed In th last year with the father, Georg Katz. The boy, seized a week ag Monday, was released within tw hours after payment by the fath er of only $180 of a $7,000 ransom demand. Sell It Quick Through Want Ads RIVAL LABOR LEADERS READY TO OPEN JOINT CONFERENCE IN SEARCH PERMANENT PEACE WASHINGTON, March 1.— UP) —Secretary Perkins said today he would call a meeting of the ^FL-CIO peace negotiating committee "In less than a week." Miss Perkins said there still were some details of the confer- nce to bo arranged, and that he would discuss these with "resident Roosevelt on his return iaturday, Upwards of 7,000,000 workers are Involved In tho dispute be- ween the American Feedratlon f Labor and the Congress of Industrial organizations. The conferences, in response to presidential request to close the reach between organized workers, vill be the first between the two roups since October, 1937. CIO President John L. Lewis cted yesterday to make possible enewed negotiations by appoint- np three CIO negotiators to meet similar committee named Saturday by AFL President William Green. *' WHILE YOU WAIT / I Hero's one Auto. Repair Shop who • .email job* are tlnlined up In «ho 'time. Not alone doe) It save .ouitom er« money; It saves them tithe. I/ oliaretia, lor quicker and tetter ur build closer friendship! with our n Iron*—and brtnro added builnen, fro their iriendal (, Tucker Brothers Garage 881 N. Main Street IM7. Lewis picked as the CIO negotiators, himself and his two vice-presidents, Sidney Hlllman and Philip Murray. Many labor men and politicians expressed surprise that Lewis designated himself as a negotiator, but associates explained that he decided to participate actively be- cnuo the AFL had charged him with wrecking the last peace conference from behind-the-scenes. Green said ho had no knowledge of plans for the conferences, and expected only that the two sldei would meet to try "to find a way to close the breach." Tho 1937 negotiations lasted two months and ended in failure because the two sides were unable to apree on formula for taking the CIO organization into the AFL. The CIO leadership is reported to favor blending the two labor factions Into a completely new organization. The federation, however, already has served notice it would not negotiate fundamental changes. AVERAGE PERSON HAS NO IDEA OF WORKHEARTDOES CEASELESS ACTIVITY BOUND TO RESULT IN SOME WEAR AND TEAR SEVERAL SENATORS ARE MAKING EFFORT TO AVERT CONTROVERSY OVER ROOSEVELT THIRD TERM WASHINGTON, March 1.—(/P)— Several middle-of-the-road sena- :ors were reported authoritatively :oday to be trying to avoid a con- .roversy over a third term for President Roosevelt. They were said to have urged Senator Holt (D-WV) to abandon its proposed resolution to put tho lenate on record against a third :erm. Holt, however, declared he would introduce It later In the session. Well-informed persons said tho jroup opposing a showdown was leaded by Senator Wheeler (D- Mont, a leader in the successful Battle against the Roosevelt court Dill two years ago. Wheeler and some other democrats who have opposed various administration measures were described as believing senate consideration of an anti-third term resolution merely would Increase party bitterness and dampen democratic prospects for 1940. Friends said Vice President Garner shared this view. One senator told reporters he had Information that Mr. Roosevelt was little concerned by the Holt proposal, and that he would not urge his capltol lieutenants to oppose it. , % Senator Minton (D-Ind) and administration supporter, said an anti-third term resolution undoubtedly could be defeated, but that It would be useless to consider one. Minton said he was confident the President does not want a third term. Absence of a direct statement by the President on the third term question is described by democratic politicians as one of the three factors slowing up party harmony efforts. Tho others, they said, are puzzlement over the possibility Mr. Roosevelt is grooming Secretary Hopkins to succeed him, and a strong difference of opinion in democratic ranks over administration spending policies. INCREASING STOCKS CRUDE OIL AND GASOLINE ARE BEGINNING TO WORRY NATION'S OIL MEN By ALFRED WALL TULSA, Okla., March 1.— (If) — Wherever oil men gather these days there Is worry that mounts In direct proportion to continuing Increases in the nation's stocks of crude petroleum and gasoline. Advance estimates are in agreement that the summer of 1939, what with two world's fairs to inspire long treks by millions of motorists and with general business showing a revival, should bring an unprecedented peak in consumption. But what profit will there be In that immense gallonage, reflnera were asking themselves, if an uneconomic national gasoline Inventory keeps prices down to a point where a refinery barely can break even? And, chimed In the crude men, how can we have a' profitable price if gasoline stays at Its present level, and how can wo cut back the flow piling up crude stocks above ground? Today the best estimates were that gasoline inventories totaled 83,075,000 barrels Feb. 11 which was more than 1,000,000 barrels higher than the level set by oil economists as a correct status for March 31. Crude stocks as of February 18 wero up again, totaling 271,252,000 barrels, considerably lower than a year ago, but the fact remained that production was increasing steadily, week after week. The bugaboo of federal control was right up in the fore again. Charles F. Rooser. Fort Worth, president of the Independent Petroleum association of America, touched It off with tho declaration that unless tho industry does something about Its problems In a year congress would pass laws to put the business under federal jurisdiction. There were scattered comment here that perhaps that might not be a bad Idea, things being as they are. Most oil men have been opposed bitterly to the idea. Marketers reported gasoline prices were holding steady with movement fairly good. Bad weather caused field work to drop off. ANOTHER MAN HELD CONNECTION MURDER RUSSIAN DANCER LOS ANGELES. March 1.—W) —Clyde Hakcswood, 25, of Sal Lake City, Utah, was picked up by Santa Monica police early today to be questioned about thi murder of Dancer Anya Sosyeva. Hakeswood was sitting In a cafe reading a newspaper account o the killing last Friday night on the cam pus of City College, police said. When he began talking and muttering to himself, the proprietor of tho cafe called po lice. Detectives directing the search for the blonde Russian glrl'i slayer were holding two othe men for questioning. One, whi gave his name as Kenneth Lei O'Hara, recently wa» releasei from the Camarlllo State Hosplta for tho Insane and police wer inclined to discredit his story Arrested on a charge of intoxication, he said ho knew Miss Sosye- va and had danced with her. The second, a 36-year-old tran slent, was taken into custody at Long Beach, where officers de clared he could not explain a scratch on his face or confirm his whereabouts at the time Mis Sosoycva was fatally beaten nea the Los Angeles City College Au dltorlum last Friday night. Slight Fire Damage. A small blaze resulting from a heater too close to wallpape caused a run for the fire de partment to 124 West Seoon avenue about 7 o'clock Wednet day night. Damage was estlmal cd nt $5 by fire department of flclals. Use a Dally Sun Want Ad fo qulok results. ADAMS CASH GROCERY 210 North Commerce • Corsicana, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FLOUR Best on Earth Ask Your Neighbor, • • 48 pound sack SUGAR 10 pounds 45C CRACKERS. -. . IOC PEANUT BUTTER..•«?*. 2Oc LAMP GLOBES . . . No. 2, lOo value 050 VICKS VapoRub ' 35o Size . PLENTY SEED POTATOES PLENTY BULK GARDEN SEED AUSTIN, Mar. 2.—(SpU—"The act that the human heart con- racts more than 30,000,000 times year, 80,000 times every twenty- our hours, discounting the addl- onal beats caused by violent hyslcal and emotional effort, Is ttle known to the average per- on," states Dr. Geo. W. Cox, tato health officer. "The heart expels from Its eft side approximately 2,000 gal- ons of life-sustaining blood every ay, or 730,000 gallons annually. n hus it takes little Imagination o realize the astounding amount f work that a fifty-year-old cart has behind it, though the ource of this remarkable energy s unnoted to man. "Assuming that the heart Is ound at middle-age, it should ontlnue to perform satisfactorily or many more years, barring erlous Illness or accident. But his Is no excuse for failing to eallze that ono who has lived ifty or more years has a heart, lowever unconscious of the leart's effort one may be. "The heart's ceaseless activity, ixcept for tho pause between )eats, Is bound to result in some wear and tear. Obviously, no leart can possess, after fifty fears of untiring; work, the resll- ency of former years. A proper appreciation of the excellent past jerformance of this vital organ, hereforo, involves a rational attl- ude toward its continued satis- actory action. While In this connection there is definitely no jlace for a heart-complex or leart-worry, positive co-operation s Indicated. Such an attitude will be reflected by adhering to certain basic living prlncples In- cludng the moderate use of tea, coffee, tobacco, and other stimu- ants; eight hours sleep dally; refraining from sudden or pro- onged exertion; reduction of emotional stress and worry to an absolute minimum; and avoidance of overweight through temperate eating, or, If one's pound- ago already is excessive, then the seeking of medical advice so that his embarrassment to the heart's jest performance safely may be removed. If to a non-fanatical appllca- lon of hygienic living be added :he annual physical check-up by .he family physician, a continuing satisfactory performance of the middle-aged heart logically PRESIDENT ILL FORMALLY OPEN BIG CEEBRAT10N CAMP FIRE GIRLS-TO OBSERVE BIRTHDAY WITH APPROPRIATE CEREMONIES Miss Helen Laverne Hutson (above), little four-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hutson of North Corslcana, was one o£ tho first contestants to enter tho baby show which was sponsored by the Pythian Sisters of Corsl- cana. Tho young Miss worked hard and was elected Queen of tho Senior division by points oho receiver! in health and beauty contests and also by popularity votes. Coronation ceremonies wore held In senior high auditorium, where tho received the crown, together with other winners ami each was presentd with a silver loving cup. She received a beautiful , electric table lamp for having' sold more tickets than anyone in the contest by February 9, A few days after the coronation, Helen said to her mother, "Mother, you will have to call mo Queen now." Her many friends wish for her many more happy experiences. can be expected for many years to come," Mrs. Gladys Klnsolvlng, executive of the Corslcana Camp Fire Girls, announced today that President Roosevelt, honorary president of tho Camp Fire Girls, will sit at his desk In Washington, D. C., and by pressing a telegraph key, officially open tho Camp Fire Girls now national headquarters In New York City, at tho same time launching their national birthday celebration on Monday morning, March 6th, at 11:30 a. m. In order to make It a real house-warming for the national headquarters, which have moved uptown In New York City to 88 Lexington avenue, the president In touching tho telegraph key, will light a lamp made in tho form of the crossed logs and flame Insignia of tho organization. A Camp Fire Girl will stand beside the president as he performs the ceremony and will explain the meaning of the crossed logs and flame, showing how they call to mind the democracy of living together harmoniously, and how their principles are being reflowcd this year In the American project. This lamp will be setting on a table In the new exhibit room in New York, where it will remain as a constant reminder of the activities program built to combine full and happy living around both the campflre and tho hearth fire. Large portrait photographs, ono of Dr. Luther Gullck and ono of his wife, will hang on cither side of tho lamp since they wero leaders among the founders of the Camp Fire Girls when It v/as incorporated twenty-seven years ago this March. Some of tho original documents, their edges singed by the fire which burned so many of them over ten years ago, will be on display during the house-warming and probably on through the spring and summer when Camp Fire Girls and their friends como through to visit the world's fair. Camp Fire Girls of Robert E. Lee school in Corslcana are planning a short American talk for school assemblies on Monday, March 6th, to coincide with the President's lighting of the lamp A crossed logs and flame banner will be on display. There will be talks by Camp Fire Girls In other schools of the city during tho month, Courthouse News District Court. Tho grand Jury recessed Tuesday afternoon after one day's session until Thursday, March 18, and returned the following three burglary Indictments: Bud Williams, Clarence Blultt and Lawrence Coleman. District Clerk's Office. The following cases were filed: Western Auto Supply Company vs. B. C. McDonald ct ux, suit on nots. R. L. Hamilton and H. D. Johnson, executors, etc, et al vs. R. B, Munsey, Ind. exec., et al, suit />n note. Ex pnrtc, Reagan Rutledge, liquidator for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, D. C., receiver of the First National Bank of Purdon, Purdon, Navurro county, Texas, application to sell personal property. The following thirty civil and divorce coses were filed In the district clerk's offce during February: Divorce, 13; to annul marriage, 1; to set aside award of industrial acccdent board, 1; bill of review, 1; partition, 2; suit on notes, 4; debt and foreclosure, 1; to remove disabilities of minority, 1; suit to enforce trust, 1; Injunction, l: damages, 1; juvenile, 1; application to sell personal property, 1. Sheriffs Office. There waro 152 prisoners lodged In the Nnvarro county jail during tho month of February. Two negroes wore arrested Tuesday afternoon by Deputy Sheriff George T. Brown and Constable W. G. Ivey near Plsgah Ridge on theft charges. The ne- groes later were fined $10 and costs each by Judge C. A. Steele at Richland. The arrests were madn in connection with the alleged theft of Iron from J. C. Weaver of the Rushing community. County Ccrk's Office. Theer were 84 marriage licenses Issued In the office of Lyda Reed, county clerk, during the month of February. Warranty Deed*. William E. Stewart et al to John R. Corley, Jr., lots 5 and 6, block 14, Emhouse, $330. The Federal Land Bank of Houston, Texas, to T. S. Patrick, 40 acres David W. Collins survey, $1,400. Mrs. Lounette K. Walker et vir to Buna A. Carr et ux, lot 11 block 877-C, Corslcana, $10 and other considerations. Justice Court. One was fined for affray, one for drunkenness and ono for over loading by Judge Pat Geraughty The overloading case was appealed to tho county court. A man charged by complaint with intoxication was acquitted bv a Jury Tuesday afternoon in Judge Geraughty't court. PURIM, FEAST OF LOTS, BE OBSERVED ON MARCH FIFTH The story of Esther will bring now hope to Jews throughout the world on Purlm, the Feast of Lots, which this year falls on March S. The legend of .the Persian girl who at tho risk of her life approached a King to acquaint him with tha plight of her people, has B, message for this day of renewed persecution of the Jews. According to the story, which is read from a scroll in the synagogue on Purlm, a Persian despot Ahasucrus, was under the Influence of a courtier, named Human. Because Haman had a difference with an Individual Jew, he sought to persuade his master to destroy all the Jewish people. Secretly Haman was plotting to seize the throne for himself. Mordocal, a pious Jew, tried to toll the King of Haman's plots. The King's ear was not open to Mordecal. Esther, the daughter of Mordecal's uncle, was selected for the king's harem. She resolved to carry tho message of the plot against the king and her people to the ruler. When the plot was revealed, Haman received the punishment that he had planned for the Jews. Mordecal was given a place of honor in the court. This deliverance from the force* of intrigue and Injustice is tha keynote of the Purlm festival. Throughout the ages it baa brought p, message of courage to upholders of Jewish tradition. In addition the holiday coming In the month of Adar at the close of the winter season is a harbinger of spring. It is celebrated by carnivals, feasts, games and plays. — White Youth Was Arrested on Theft Charge Wednesday A white youth was arrested Wednesday by city officers at a local school in connection with the theft of a clock and a fountain pen. The boy was later transferred to county authorities. A car owned by J. F. Hanson was damaged Wednesday night when another car struck it while parked in the 200 block on West First avenue. The car was reported to have been driven without lights, and the driver fled after the accident A charge of making a left turn on Beaton street brought one offender into the Corslcana Corporation Court Thursday morning. EITER BEffll Research Keeps General Electric Years Ahead This year as always, you can look to General Electric for leadership in the genuine contributions that make for better refrigeration »t less cost. 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