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Advocate (Newspaper) - March 22, 1913, Victoria, Texas Urn Gouty Iwond in Oraenl VICTORIA TEXAS MARCH 22 1913 flOO Fw ROAD ASSOCIATION HOLDS MEETING Large Delegations Present from Towns Along Route of Alamo VictoriaSan Jacinto Highway Tho Cuero Star AlamoVictoriaSan Highway Association convened here at two oclock this afternoon with a good i crowd from the various towns along the route in attendance and much en thusiasm was manifested in regard to the Immediate construction of this INEZ NOTES FORDTRAN FLASHES Frank cor Edwin Foster cor ez Texas March 19 We had the sure while iu Victoria Sunday to the confirmation services at German Lutheran Church there g 20 children 12 boys and S girls Irmed and the church was filled worshipers On examination the ren showed that they had learned lessons well and Rev Karl s pastor ot the church who has red with these children can be d of his labor of love It is no 1 matter to teach children who alalways speak English to prepare to say their lessons in German male choir of the church under eadership of Chas Zirjacks Texas March Farmers have had quite a rest from field labor ou account of the rain They have availed themselves of the opportunity 10 fix fences and all other outside work Some think they will have to replant their corn Ice was plentiful here Sunday morning and Jack frost visited us this morning If any one failed to cover their tomato plants or had beans up they will have to plant them again I do not think any one here had any cotton planted and it was a good thing they didnt for they would have had to replant it Hev J A Moore of Glenflora TEXAS CATTLEMEN MAKE THEIR NEEDS KNOWN TO PUBLIC of Texas D E Colp secretary of the highway division of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and Geo D Marshall a government highway en dered a few songs in fine style The yesterday in Rev Whites sermonwas timely and we trust the lace Thosc Med children will always remember the his sermon very much advice given them on that day and Sllm Ilaines Eavc his VOU11S friends a glneer were over from San Antoniofor tllat nlatter the Srown Yoakam was represented by aboutto proflt bv After blessing and wole nteht Quite a num or forty of Its leading iiusl jness men and sixty or more were over Jrom Cbeapslde j Judge Pool the president of the association was the only repre sentallve from Victoria but such men as Judgte Pool can ably represent a large number of people and that he giving them advice as to their future Hev uas course in this life in regard to their noved here on ac count of his health He and his son church and their good Jl1Williams will live at Oil was announced Let us trust and hope j ver Nichola they having bought that all who were present will long hope out Air Ilaines who will move to the Loos place Edward Smith and Hugo Strobel went to Hochhuim Saturday on busl On gunflay of did Victoria justice goes without say ing Various other points along the line between San Antonio and Hous ionvwere also represented and a good attendance was present from Cuero 1 I Father Klobouk will hold services and surrounding country The Gonfni zales delegation was headed by Judge Fly who made a very interoiting and impressive speech The principal points on this pro posed highway is settled via Gonzlaes Cuero Victoria and Edna but there is some contention relative to the di route to be taken from one point tojwe can prove that we did If this remember this day And let us also that next year we will be permit ted to witness another service like this i ness Hev Schnetzer of El Campo held services at the Catholic Church here i th neighborhood with a new phone Jack Garrelt has connected himself j I understand that there are month of doing likewise others for the Bohemian speaking people We regret that we could not re main in Victoria to attend the open ing of Halters new store last night We are sure it was a success in every way It L Fulton of Dripping Springs la here visiting his sister Mrs Tschoepe Some time past Frnrlt Nickel and wife went to Victoria On the road in J A McFuddlns pasture they met a negro who had roped a large lobo wolf but in running it had lost his gun is Some parties charged us with not so lle had lo ki U with Mr rect turning in their dollar tothe Advocate Niclt down with a loaded another For instance on the line between Cuero and Oonzales Yoakum and Cheapelde are waging a friendly butinteresting claim little advantage in distance and t of construction while Yoakum realizing the advantages to be obtain ed has an argument to advance in Tier favor The cuulest is a very in teresting one and while the Star would make no choice between the routes It stands ready to congratulate winner About fifteen cars came over from Creapside this afternoon and paraded the streets with banners on which were inscribed Cheapside Highway Booster Most of the speeches this afternoon were short but to the point and that they were enjoyed by the audience which puckei the district court room evidenced by the frequent ap plause that almost every speaker re ceived It is evident that the people through whip handle and then took the pin out party would pulThisown nose lie i of lhe doubltiree and would keep his mouth close at home i killed ll The wolf had nearly Klawed HC Koontz received his boiler andthe ropc in two The Wolves navc engine for his new gin last week He I bee retty bad on the chiceus in is now preparing his cotton gin for this 1 wish some more this seasons crop Sunday is Easter Sunday We all hope that spring will open in all its glory the resurrection all nature from the sleep of winter is suggested by Easter outside of the religious sen timent August Schcrer and Caroline Scher er were married last week by County Judge Pool We wish them a happy married life Mr Scherer has built a nice home on the Upper Garcitas Creek for himself and bride Dont forget the box supper and ball to be given at the home of Mr and Mrs T J Martin on Monday night March 24 Every young lady from the age of ten years up is ex pected to bring a box not an empty one either As this entertainment could be caught Tomorrow after twelve days rest the farmers can begin work again Maudie Hicks of Spring Creek was visiting her brother Cleveland of Fordtran yesterday Mrs Brumfield of Yorktown Is visiting her daughter Miss Ada Bruin field Woman Suffrage Put to Sleep The prohibitionists have at last won a little praise They put woman suf frage to sleep and may it sleep in definitely Vaughan the author of the resolution supported it in a vigor ous speech but he could not summon to his aid his prohibitionist confreres They could not consent to place the ballot in the hands of the women al Numerous Resolutions Passed at Wed nejdays Session of El Paso Convention El Paso Texas March ings today at the meeting of the Cattle Kaisers Association of Texas was fraught with much interest to the in dustry in general It was discovered this morning soon after the convention assembled that S li Burnett of Fort Worth who has been treasurer of the association for more than u quarter of a century had been detained at home by illness The first work of the association was to pass a resolution of regret at his Ill ness ami instructions were Issued to the secretary to advise him by mall of lhe fact The report of the committee on res olutions endorsed lhe defeat of Iho full crew bill due credit to the active members of the executive com mittee and also to the members of llio legislature who came to the rescue at the opportune time An increase on the bounty paid for lobo wolves and other animals equally j as destructive was recommended and tbe Legislature was requested to in crease the amount to The consolidation of the Agricultur al and Mechanical College and the University of Texas will be rocom mended also the establishment of jun largo per cent that prosperous slock farms now stocked the country which a few years ago served to graze a few tickInfested futile Another interesting address of the day was by Janice Callan former pres ident of the association In which ho paid a tribute to the wives of the early stockmen of Texas and kept the con vention lu an uproar with his salles of wit for u brief half hour and wound up with a peroration which brought ap plause Wireless Is Sent 150 Miles El Paso Texas Jlurch ings were sent 100 miles by wireless this afternoon to members of the Tsx as Cattle Raisers Association from the army maneuvers held on the Fort Dllss parade ground Gen 13 Z Stoe ver commanding this section of the border palrol has a field wireless out fit nt Las Cienegas N M 150 miles NUMBER BURROUGHSVILLE C 0 Thornton cor liurroiighsvllle Texas March Variety Is the spice of life Sunday we had plenty ot ice Monday a love ly frost Tuesday bright warm sun shine and today Wednesday a rain Each day bringing wish It a bountiful supply ot wind also Wo certainly have the monotony broken of all things tp be appreciated just now Is plenty of sunshine Miraculous It Is that everything in the way of vegetation seems to be In as good shape as it was previous to the frost Wo have often beard that i March would not kill and U In beginning Ui look that w fny A trip to the city yesterday reveaN ed the fact that there are many lovely 3orn fields Corn is just largo enough froro Fort Bliss where another wire0 begin waiving Its foliage Of course less corps Is established The Fort11 ls always with Uie farmers a case ot Bliss outfit was set up during the aft ernoon and hundreds of visiting cov niou saw It iu operation Few of early earlier earliest While sonio have corn nodding and bonding witli tho freeze other are replanting them knew however that Las Clonesolllc few lire just starting There Is ua called the locul station and sent110 school this week at Durroughsvlllo this message jlnslUulo due to a case of la grippe Liis Clenogas sends greetings which ling threatened our worthy be president and members of the Cal tcMichir for some time However the le Kaisers Association of Toxas King Georges Last Words When Iho King was shot he had ust been talking of the war and the iiiccess of the Greek arms and of thc lapturo of Junlna and Salonika and of this 1itling climax lo his fifty years of reign Tomorrow snld the King when pay my formal visit lo the dread nought Gncbcn the German battle ship which is to honor the Greek King here in that fills me with happiness will contentment At that moment a shot was fired which pierced the Kings heart and be ix plrcd Instantly good white family to take charge of HO or 40 Jersey cows on shares Farm work paid for extra by day or week About 15 miles from Victoria Apply in person to J W Calhouns Grocery Store FOR new language phono graph and Roeenthals complete equip ment for a Spanish course consisting 20 records the speaking and pronounc ing manual and u special listening de vice Apply this office CRVING FOR HELP out this part of the country are Seter wili be 6iven for the benefit of the j though yielding not an iota in their Hudler School there should be a large chivalry and devotion to noble wo mlned to travel On good roads in the future and the concerted movement that is now being made is bound to result In a materially improved con dition Tbe next meeting of the Associa tion will be held at Yoakum the third Tuesday In April MEYERSTOWN DOTS Roy McRoby correspondent Meyeratowai Teias March been having some fine weather Tbe shadow party at the Weber School last Friday night was well at tended Mrs P Smith and Mrs H Schubert visited relatives in Jleyenville last business attendance I manhood Among the strong speeches We are ready now to receive the delivered againot the proposition was whipping we were promised by a party that of Astln of Brazos He contend who was in Victoria two weeks ago ed that the exercisa of the franchise Any time will suit us We await your pleasure Thomas Bahb and wife of Illinois are down here to spend some time with Mr Babb Mr Babb owns a tract of land in Jackson County Rev Monroe of Edna preached list Sunday afternoon and night at the Union Church Both services were well attended James Cassidy of Missouri father inlaw of 0 Jones is here on a visit He is well pleased with this county Wm Blllstein August Konrad and Jack Gentry and son and Frank Oovel onday in Victoria on week Miss Mayme Diebel visited fr In Guero and Yoakum last week Mr Neumanns house was destroyed by fire last Sunday morning the was caused from a defective flue j We are glad to report that Chas Meisner who is on the sick list is convalescing Mr Montag of Victoria was here last Sunday in Ms auto The writer returned from his trip The late frost we had did a lot of by the women would degrade the wo men rather than uplift tbe men or purify the politics of the land The proposition was gently put to sleep and may It sleep until ten days after the Resurrection When BALLARDS SNOW LINI MENT is rubbed In for rheumatic aches and pains it reaches the spot fl I lor colleges In different sections of the state and an experiment farm to be operated near Fort Worth Another resolution asked the Legis lature to assist the Live Stock Asso ciation in restocking the ranges by passing needed laws to make the suc cessful growing of live stock less bur densome than It has been In the past The Live Stock Sanitary Board was heartily endorsed for Its work la the preservation of the health of live stock and the eradication of the tick Governor Colqultt was tendered the thanks of the association for the In terest he had manifested In the Indus try by selecting able men to conduct tlle lansuage phone 10 tent books the affairs of the Live Stock Sanitary Board The American National Live Stock Association was etidTied as was also a petition to the Legislature to encour age by equitable laws the building ot more railroads In the state W N Waddell president of the State Live Stock Sanitary Board de livered a short but effective address on tick eradication and related many instances of where the board is handi capped in its work by the cattlemen themselves refusing to put the spirit of enthusiasm In their work Some of the delays are due to negligence but according to Mr Waddell the greatest handicap to the work is the Ignorance of the situation by members of the Legislature He stated that there were two members of the lawmaking body at Austin one in the Senate anl one In the House who did not believe in tick eradication This Is in spite ot the fact that the present State Live Stock Sanitary Board has made it possible by a system of double dipping quickly and the relief Is very gratify ing Price 25c 50c and 1100 per bot tle Sold by Harding Parker and Fletchers Pharmacies A Chance to Make J1000 The Victoria Fire Department has decided to offer a prize of to offering the j damage to crops here and we I the fruil crop is gone too Much of corn and cotton to be replantj best suggestion or original idea ot some new novel feature for their com nelw I celebration which e e have some April 16th Just simply write out your fun come out and see for yourself TELFERNER NOTES suggestions sign your name and mall it to Secretary of Fire Department Victoria Texas This contest closes on March 31st A committeeof fou to Oklahoma in his auto He certainly i Telfl3rner Texas March J F to selected by the Department will Hill J E Hayes and Otto Haven all acl as Judges of the suggestions and enjoyed me trip If you have dizzy spells attacks of lentary blindness with ringing ises In the cars It Is an unfailing of a torpd liver a condition which brings on some serious sick neglected HEROINE Is a powerful liver tonic It puts strength and activity Into the livir purifies the bowels and restores a feeling of health vigor and cheerfulness Price 50c Sold by Harding Parker and Pletci cri Phfraacles of Telferner spent somn time in Inez lticitlo the winner yesterday We are pleased lo report that K If Scherer who has been sick Is able to be about again Bug G Schier Secretary V F D will have to postpone It sinco the Chns Hillman and wife took a trip frost to San Antonio on business and pleas1 T S Guest of Telfcrnor Is a new subscriber to the Weekly Advocate trail Mtscnman and son took a trip And plill they come to Nursery the other day on returning The Tolferncr schoolhouse needs potato you bad needed there lno tlck lmg along the Hlo Grande to the ranges of the Northwest without endangering the loss of an animal Ho also stated there were quite a number of cattle menIn the state wfco expressed great faith In the efficiency of the Live Stock Sanitary Board but who at the same time win make a request that they be allowed to take cattle from ticky pus lures to those above the quarantine line with only one dipping after the board has fully determined that two dippings Is the only safe proposition Dr A M llelvln chief of tho Bu reau of Animal Industry also made very Interesting address touching tick eradication and dwelt at considerable length upon the possibilities for great slock production In Texas until the ranges and farina of the country have been replenished He stated that with tho proiicr effort toward tick eradication some wonderful stories of liccf production will be coming from Texas In a few years Dr J N Kiernnn who has been do ing eradication work In Tennessee and adjoining slates with headquarters at Xashvillc delivered n highly Interest his discourse on the progress which hurt been made in Tennessee and ml pnat that eradicated from a Lots of It is Victoria But Daily Grow ing Less The kidneys often cry for help Not another organ in the wholo body more delicately constructed Not one more Important to health The kidneys are the filters of the blood When they fall the blood becomes foul and poisonous There can be no health where there Is poisoned blood Backache Is one of the frequent In dications ot klrtney trouble It la often the kidneys cry for help Heed it Head what Doans Kidney Pills have done for overworked kidneys Read what Doans have done for Port Lavaca people A H Welsenburg merchant Main St Port Lavaca Tex says Al though I never used Doans Kidney Pills myself I can recommend them highly I willingly confirm my form er endorsement Fruit Trees Damaged by Late Freeze Kd li Kone Commissioner of Agri culture reports considerable damage done to lie Texas fruit crop by the ato investigation In Auslin shows that per cent of ths pencil jlossoms were killed by this low tern icratiire Fifty per cent damage Is In Smith County pupils will lie glaa to know Vhat she is Improving and will resume her school duties next Monday Tho pu lills of the Burroiighsvllio school will be given an Easter egg hunt on next HARDING A PARKER FLETCHER PHARMACY A goodly number from this vicinity arc attending services at their churches in Victoria this week Sev eral from here visited Superintendent Traceys Sabbath School at the Lono Tree School house lust Sunday whuro he Is always found doing his purt J J Mltchel and son of Victoria were out here recently purchasing hogs from the Thornton ranch The writer and other members of lhe family spoilt n most pleasant day at the lovely little town of Telterner whero they attended Sunday School and listened to an Interesting sermon by Hev J B Hudson of Victoria Thin was not tho first time the pastor hag encountered the rain mud and mist In coming out to bring the tidings ot this place One of the most handsome horaeo we have noticed on our streets In long time was that of Joe Staff Jr know the girls heads swim when they ride with Joe but he Is an Industrious young man and deserves all he has H L Daniel Is having one of the prettiest pieces of laud in this section fenced and we are informed that ho will erect a tenant house thereon in the ueur future The Eastern portion of Victoria County may not be on so great a boom at present as some other portions but It will get there In plenty of time to consider Its real value One glorious feature about this portion do not get so badly stuck up as m other places but can and do make the same amount of money hero as else where Money will cause some to get ituck up while mud causes other tci Jo so The old veterans those who wish to attend the reunions will be glad to hear that there Is now pending iu tho Legislature a bill permitting railroads to issue free passes to Confederate veterans which will no doubt becoma a law We have them here whom wa wish to see allowed such privileges A trip to the City of Roses revealed the fact yesterday that no matter it the roads are wet or dry there is all difference In the world in them whero graveled and not If wot they are sticky and slow go if dry they are vury rough and slow go but you are all right when you strike the grit Wish we could see every road gravel ed We think all the Irishmen out here were tun biy last Monday to cele did not notice any of wearing o the KIWII Think they are beginning to SIH enough green nil around to rath cr disgust Ihom without wearing it And if it does not cense raining soont it will be HIOMHT still Next Sabbath is preaching day it lhe Lone True Schoulhousc by Pastjr Kov Colbuni A liiiKo number of our people will ICaslcr Sunday in Victoria We notice countluss number of cat tle being brought out and turned into the fine pastures near here Well there Is money iu It cillior wuy yoi can fix It Heef butter or cream This In Indeed a busy season for nil Only the men plant plow and plan but the ladles rirc busy with flowers mil chicks golden butter etc KverythlnR seems to bo morft plentiful just now than news ;