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Advocate (Newspaper) - January 11, 1913, Victoria, Texas Tfcfa 7i H French Publisher faurcule and vitality at Scotts Emulsion Makvt girls ptrong and i First Victoria and Victoria Coun ty Second Southwest Texas in General Subscription Per VOLUME i7 VICTORIA TEXAS SATURDAY JANUARY II 1913 NUMBER 31 PERISH ON ILL ATEB VESSEL The Rosecrans Formerly U S Army Transport Had Been Convened Into an Oil Boat Astoria Ore Jan oil sScasn HAS BEEN REBUILT The Haller Dry Goods Company The groat Clearance Sale of the Haller Pry Goods Company will open Monday Jaiuiary 13 1I13 and continue for two vwks The entire stock will be on sale at a re dueUon of from 10 to 20 per cent disj count Tins is tin annual custom of this progressive firm Mmy persons Fgnlous antj Historic Town Was Al will no doubt avail themselves of the j most Destroyed by Fire Thanks estraordiaary bargains to be had uurj giving Day Ing their There is one thins the nablic can depend uiion The llulleri Drv Goods Company will do what they ship Hoseerans Captain L F Johnson clo Uwul their bis ad in this ifiuo and note UK reat ducements they otter TI CITY GDI C ributlng of gravel la lie streets of the City of Victoria rend Moved and carried the same he ap lirovcd and he accepted i An ordinance of the City of Vie torht regulating the sale of water to residents firms and corporations hej yoml the limits of the eiy I Moml by by THREE PRIME TOPICS IN CAPITOL GOSSIP held at J CraiL from Monterey Califoniia for Port land Ore ran aground early today on Peacock Spit while crossing into the Columbia River dnrins tlia wimllc gale and Inter sank with ol members of her crew of 35 One survivor of the wreck re ported to reached shoie at lamiary j Hay layt vein Ion the first capita of Texas and a j following U1 iovT with which many historic deeds Sitlerle Carroll are unnoiled and many prominent familiiir was wiped j vOTC1i inui Victoria J r iiieotin of the City Council J n citgs the ordinance receive its the City Jiiill Monday night first reading Ayes and nays ealleil l at oclock lion Wm AyeSliterle Carroll Sdmeuort Clewf Slimrl JJIK Korh Carried mayor iiruBiding ami the Marshal stated that he hail appomt aldeiineii helns present vu01 Moved and carried the approved One Is H Ter rell Assured the Vacancy in Cul bersons Influences Aided Col Johnston More About Victorias Progress From Thursdays Daily j011 the may by a disastrous fire in an article inentiomn the visit Today Washington hasrebuilt every nieii ciHf C W Keek to Victoria hiiiidin on a regular scale and prom Tioga a few duys ago after an absence of ses to live Ions and prosper Alisoltm 1 and eirrivd Mr Watson be grunted the privilege to address the cunnil Moved by 1 Canoil seconded by iVnmlii Texas January tho appointment convening of the legislature one week he approved Snvay there arc throe topics now being Hond of Victor Albrechl wilh It jodlsnissrd Ono m the spe tKeighip Frederkhs and J H Willemin as tlil anoiher the possible ac tics read ilion In ngard lo filling the vacancy and carried Die bond be ae ansed by Ihe resignation ot i W Halloy and a third is the prospective Wash six miles from the sceneof the five years the Advocate took occasion fireproof buildings will only one exlohi Koch Mr Watson he granted Moved by S S Sllterle seconded attitude of Ihe governor toward tho disaster and the Point Adams life to givea list of some of the buildteplion the YVihmeyer building have tho privilege to keep his jacks in the by J V Carroll that Ihe matter of the riv railroad consolidation hills to be saving crew which with the life crow ings that had been erected since liCj1 froni Fort Canby bad been at work had been away and in doing so the i n iiit 11 1 uuiminr and approved The following official reports for rescued three printer inadvertently left out since early morning men late today few lines giving the names of seven The littler had taken refuge in the of the most substantial ones those rigging when the ship went down For being lie Diesbach GroceParrisii Schiihmacher Browiuson School lnd attracted hundreds of people to Collectors secretarys clerks rebuilt Cafes Williams have a fireproof building P K Allen a fireproof Cus A StoiK department store was rebuilt with onethird more floor space ciiy limils for 10 days Carried ohslmeting of Juan Linn Street by introduced Minutes of last regular meeting rend and There being less than ten members i Railroad be referred to Ibe mayor and house and senate on the ground city attorney they to report at the discussion has not been very am the month of December lJJ2 road many hours they clung to the rigging he waves breaking over them repeatKaiiilman Williams and Alonzo Hie scene Both the district Md coun deuces Safe Lock Factory Broom today the wind died down Factory and Southwestern Cement somewhat and the life savers were Brick and Tile Plant enabled to save them Two of the men were taken from their perch while the third who had leaped into the sea when the life boat neared the apot was taken from the water ty court were adjourned nutii a loea lion could be secured for holding court Owing to the thicc weather the plight of the Rosecrans was not known for several hours Tho wireless station here tonight re ceived a message that the Point Adamp life saving crew which rescued 2 men to the rigging ot the HOSR Prolific yellow dent seed corn for sale L Carpenter Nursery Texas ONE MAN CREATES PANIC Negro Believed to Be a Smallpox Suf ferer Takes a Walk Houston Texas January un identified negro believed to be suffer ing with small pox created a panic among dozens of the people ot his ONE HOURS FIRE Town of Poteet Suffers Considerable Much The Victims Potcct Texas Jan which was unahle to get back to shore race by his sudden appearance on the owing to disabled boats The tug streets of the negro residential portion started at 3 oclock today and lusted Oneonta went to its assistance j of this city Sunday night Half a dozonlv one faulted in a loss of A telephone message received fromen officers rounded the man up and he Fort Canby at oclock tonightwas placed temporarily in a vacant stated that the disabled lifeboats werehouse on San Felipe Street and was atill burning a red glare Tbis was given medical attention by officers of taken to mean that the Oneonta had the city health department He will not reached the disabled craft at that be removed Monday to the city pest hour The report also stated that ahouse where he can be given adequate high wind prevailed although its attention looitr was less than earlier in tho day TESTED AND PROVEN There is a Heap of Solace in Being Able to Depend Upon a Well Earned Reputation For months Victoria readers have the constant expression of praise rtr Doans Kidney Pills and read the good work they have done thia locality What other remedy produced such convincing proof of J D Crain grocer Main Street Port COURf HOUSE AI PAUSIINE BURNED While Some Documents Were Destroy ed Reports Are That All of More Important Records Saved Palestine Texas January The insurance will not reach half of this sum The losses follow Poteet Mercantile Company English Herman proprietors stock building warehpuse Musgrive Youngs furniture store Hotel Potent Mnmmo Coward proprietors J G Smith confectionery J G Rodriguez drug store Poteet Register Office building and millinery store Poteet is a thriving town on the ArtioD Street Ihe Corporation Court marshals pound masters and public weighers Moved and carried the reports ho received toe referred to the Finance Committee and he spread upon the minutes Petition of Louis Brown to move a house trom his lot on Soiitn Glass Street across the railroad track Moved and carried the same be granted Petition of the Bailey Mills Com pany for thferection of a hrick addi tion and other alterations as per blue prinlo attached Moved and carried the petition be referred to the Building Committee with power to act Petition of Iho Singer Sowing Ala chine Company to place one wood par tition in Jeeker building between A S Levys store and Fire Station No 1 Moved and carried same he granted as jirnyed for Petition of John B Fitzgerald to move a small warehouse from lot 4 in block 90 to lot 3 in block Moved and carried the petition be referred back for better description and dimensions of the building Petition of Peter Jeeker to place a partition in his building on Constitu tesian Belt Railway Palacios City Townsite Sold Palacios Texas Jan Pala Moved and carried same be granted Application of the GordonJones Construction Company for water for construction purposes on the J J cios City Townsite Company has sold Welder building out its entire holdings consisting of Moved and carried same be granted about a thousand lots large 65roomjand tho rate for water be fixed at 15 hotel and pavilion to the American ccntB per thousand gallons and they ity was visited by one ot the most i Townsite Company of San Antonio deposit with the city collector in isaslrous fires in its history consideration involved is aboutadvance was troubled by kidney complaintmorning L when the Ander c XTaca Texas says One ot my Hres jn Us historj thIsThe coUBideraUon ud none of the medicines she tried memed to do her much good There wss a constant ache in her back and her feet and limbs swelled A friend Adrised her to try Doans Kidney Mid she did They relieved the ower floors and removed the shilling I ampleas to confirm my former testimonial racommending Doans Kidney Pills son County Court House was practi cally destroyed entailing a loss of 000 Application ot J B Barrington to Palacios will now put ona diff rent1 connect his building to main sewer Moved and carried same be granted Report of Wm Wheeler ot sewer aspect than it has for the past few years owing to the fact that the hotel Pills Tle fhe started in the ot Ule wl oe the nancls of an expert hotel connections made for Dr F B Shields noliijbuilding and spread rapidly to the man and much improvement will be Moved and carried same re wer floors made lo the unsold portion ot the the secretary make the proper A number of records were destroyed in the way ot street grading and le referred to the Sewer Coin ITCHING SKIN but the important documents were all walk building saved Prime Hawkins is in a huilding of Relief In a Few Seconds Tea an itching burning irritated gkin relieved the moment Zemo louchehis own now with his delicatessen it Zemo Is a ctean soothing healing store The Palacios dancing pavilion will Insurance amounting to he in charge of a live wire this carried on the building and furnishj season and things in general are get mlttee and be entered on the minutes of the sewer records Water Works Committee reported they had made arrangements to have ings The tire raged for several hours ting ready to boom one repared The business property consisting ot Movef and jhe actlon of composed ot Thymol Glycerine Witch Hazel Boracic Acid and other Joe Merediths residence on Acad emy Hill was made twice its former medicinal healing properties Zemo proportions relieves and cures every form of skin The postmaster L Kohlfarber add a large twostory brick structure owncomnlttee bc approved ea by Z B Hudson was sod last week to J R McDonald the Deafness Cannot Be Cured by local applications as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear There is only one way to cure deafness and that is by constitutional remedies and soalp enrption and If you are noted another spacious room to his al entirely satisfied with results from ready largeresidence the very first bottle druggiots will re Mr William Goessler has just put fund your money Endorsed and soldthe finishing touches lo his is caused by an inflammed le sold in Victoria by Biesbaohs Pbar idence condition of the mucous lining of the raacy Land and Public Square Committee granted further time Contract for the hauling and dis Fraternal Order Modern Woodmen of America meel j 2nd and 4th Tuesday nights of each month at I 0 0 F Hall Local and i Tisiting neighbors welcome j W K Marriott L S Alexander j Consul Clerk i i The new year verily found a new Washington BIG INCREASE BANK CAPITAL More Than Added to Finan cial Institutions in Ten Southern Gain of Atlanla Ga Jan than jEustachian Tube When this tube is inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing and when it is entirely closed deafness is the result ami unless the inflammation can hn taken out find this tube restored its normal condition hearing will be destroyed forever nine cases out ten are caused by Catarrh which is uexl regular meeting The following bills were read and ordered paid Out of General Fund L S Alexander 90c K Fillmore Waller Dry Goods Co Victoria Advocate Victoria Manufacturing Co Jake llnmmel Kecklick and Deck 425 L A CiiieriiiKer Southwestern Telegraph and Tele phone Company Out of Street and Bridge Fund 13d Illller F Miosga V T Schackolford R K Dean F Zlrlacks IGc Out of Public Square Fund J G Rose Out of Sewer Fund J IT Campbell There being no further business tho meeting adjourned Attest C A Wertheiiner Secretary Humane Society Organized From Thursdays Dally The citizens meeting pursuant to the call made by the Civic Association to formulate a humane society was held at the City Hall at oclock Dec ember Stli Notwithstanding the very cold weather iiulte a number of Inter ested citizens were present Mrs Olive Mall Butler state organizer of humane societies gave a very inter esting and instructive talk on the ob ject of these associations This was followed by talks from several pres ent including Mr Land secretary ot the Chamber of Commerce Mr H Ii Daniel county attorney and Mrs A B milled us to the speakcrship A Tew arrivals are expected tomorrow and by Thursday they will lie rogisteied hy Ihe score Friday and Saturday will i uhnw present Then will Sjmakershlp contest he on In earnest also campaigning for tile clerical posi tions in Hie two houses One candidate for speaker is here and IKIS opened headquarters Cherter 1J Terrell of San Antonhx He claims to have more than enough votes pledg ed to elect His exact figures are 85 promises while 72 will elect It ithe en tire membership Is present There will be nine more members in this house I him in the last assem bly The new total wlil be M2 The last apportionment did that It In within eight of the consddilloiial lim it The constitution limits Ihs mem bership of the house to 150 members and the senate to 31 The senate has long had Its maximum quota and now the bouse Is drawing close ito the high mark Tho nine new desks were placed in the house of today Thathall is being eiowded With poor acoustics and a disposition to niiike nolee it will be hard to pre serve order and to hear the speakers Will R Long will probably be chief speaker of the house succeeding Bofo Barker Mr Long has been connected with tho house in various clerical cap acllies and has no opposition It understood that Bob Barker will be strong candidate for secretary of Uw senate to succeed the late Clyde 0 Smith who served as secretary through Petlcolas Womens president Federated Fifth Clubs District They showed great interest in tho work und pledged themselves to assist in mak ing tho work of he Association a suc cess The organization was complet ed and Prof G W Pagei superintend ent of the Victoria Public Schools was made president Mayor W J Craig 1st vicepresident W E Cooke editor Victoria Fact 2nd vice president Mrs P H Prldham presi dent Civic Association 3rd vicepresi dent Miss Geneveive Power secreta ry Miss Kathleen Regan assl secre tary and John T Land treasurer Adjournment was taken with the understanding that the first meeting of he Humane Society of Victoria County will be held at the Oily Hall oclock Saturday af Mr Smith has died session For journal several terms since thi last clerks Raymond Gilmoro in ithe sen ate and Big Jim Robinson in the house nppear to have no opposition PICKS UP MESSAGE FROM JOHN J ASTOR Writing on Piece of Deck Chair Is Fished up From Sea Off Teneriffe Island Gultport Miss Jan remark able story is vouched for hy Captain Jlallet master of the British steamship Florentia now in this port regarding the finding off the Cape Verde Islands of a piece ot a deck chair having scratched on it a message from John Jacob Astor the American millionaire who was one of the 1600 Titanic vic tims The Florentia came lo Culfport from Montevideo ft was while there that Captain Mallet met the master of the Prlllsh steamship Longscar who show ed him a piece of deck chair which he steward bad picked up while fish January 11 at ternooii To the untiring work of Miss Oene vieve Power do Ibe citizens of Victor ia owe their gratitude and approeia in fm dctp sca silh ag Ule vesse I lion for without her perseverance ami w1ssils sam of Toleirre one snlfsacrifico in going about in fairuf Ulc Canaries The piece of wood weather and foul could not hvo entangled in Ihe line and writ completed this With nolkcll ws namlef lo eaiitain who For coughs and solds use I LARDS HOREHOUND SYHOP it formed during 112 ac soothingly in the irritated limps wrtlng to figures announced by the and throat Price 25c 50c am Banhcr tollay Fortyeight per bottle Sold Harding Parker and Fletchers Pharmacy 000000 was added to the banking caplj nothing hut an inflamed condition of lal of ten southern states by 203 new the mucous surfaces Wo will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of DoaincEs caused by TEX DOLLARS REWARD will be banks were liquldaled which including consolidations and failures wiped out banking capital and four re paid for information lefding to the capital for an additional loss of covery of nursery stock stolen from j This was partially offset by my place at Aloe several days ago of twentyelght ox Parties caught tresspassing will IK prosecuted R A McMULLBN Isting Institutions mnking tlic net inln for the year M 905 GOO handfolding pjirse con taining in cash and identifica tion cards Liberal reward to finder returning same to tho Advocate office Children FOR FLETCHERS CASTORI A catarrh that cannot he cured by Halls Catarrh Cure Send for circulars free F J CIIBNKY CO Toledo Ohio Sold by druggists 75c Take Halls Family Pills for constipation Cleaning your hardwood floors will become a pleasure when you use 0Cc dar Polish Mops and 0Cedar Oil It makes a splendid varnish food keep ing the varnish alive and glossy A complete line of mops and dusters now on display in our window Victoria Hardware Co If tho wound cleansed and tlie JJnimtM piurjiptJy tho hfilnc lit once and the h als trorn the ouuvirily ihjj Iornhs a curj ii leavts no scar it tho wound heals on tho ourino ton Iy forms unUcr Ui aur fico Ijrcukli Into a nni ninr KOTC tiint hard to euro inevitably leaves irl rtocl In all bad 1 prc ml In all otfurri iMintiV ba jrrnn it doog Its cjickly and thoroughly ISicc Me ritnl 5100 Ihe very efficient olrioeiy and tnthusi asrle members we hope lo plish great Fannlo K Ch I CLEARING OUT SHOE SALE Beginning Saturday Janury 11th I will put on sale 500 pairs of Robert Johnson Rands solid leather shoes at onehalf the regular price 50 per cent Must make room for new spring Block E J Savoie 110 N Main Street next to First National Bsink lievc riifiima flesh in fhe HARDING 6 PARKER FLETCHERS PHARMACY Rub the joints wilh RXOW 11XIMKNT lo i I lism It Mies lie jhoiin rnincyini its siol lorativc influence lo Die spot where MM prin cxfl3 Price llie r0c and JSLOD prr Sold hy Harding Parker and Fletchers Pharmacy made out tho following scratched on the wood with a i knife Love to all Will meet you in heav en The finder will receive a thous and dollars for delivering tins message JOHX JACOB ASTOR Tile master of the said it was his Intention to hand the piece of wood over lo Iho authorities in Lon don on his relurn The place where lie piece of wood was picked np is several thousand miles east and south of the scene ot I the Titanic disaster and in fact cn liALLARITS iicross the Atlantic Oceon Tho trfnd of ocean currents as shown hy Ihe map might in time carry it to tho point where found A microscope waa and f n lm n writing FOIl KALI My cnire household and boardint fixtures nt 10 Juan Linn Street Mrs J K Montgomery ;