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Advocate (Newspaper) - February 4, 1929, Victoria, Texas Good Eyesight Necessary For Good Work in School DRUACKKAHN Optometrist Permanent, Safe, 509-10 Welder Blcfg. phone 233 _ H- French, Publisher. si -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND mm Easy Terms Phone 159 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWEST IN IN GENERAL. Subscription Per Annum Man Was Lying on Floor' Near Burning Gas Heater. rtf Houston Oil Co. Pays Record Price for Acreage in New Gas Field. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, MONDAY, AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 4, 1929. NUMBER 177 j Father Time Looks Askance at Babe HUMBLE CO. OFFERED LEGS BADLY BURNED (Transaction Confirms Belief That Important Oil Struc- ture Has Been Found. i iWoinan Found in Bed Wrap- j peel in Blanket; Mar- j rieci Ten Months. j Oil and uas lease prices in Vi' Una County wen- nivcii a Lit; boo t today when the Houston Oil Cuui- jiany paid .llcl'ormick un an- nual rental ot per acre tor n, lease on aues of livid in tho heart of the Humble Oil and Itc Itmtig Company's block al Nor k Till: Mct.'oi mid, iraci. consists of a total of 1171 acres and when lltimhlo Company >i operations in that vicinity nljutit a jj. year a.mi .Mr. Md'ormick leased j 802 acres of the tract In thai com- pany, resci-vinp; the balance. "extraordinary heroism in f.-- company hus since discovered on Hi" near Feb. and j .Mrs. 'riioma.s Iceland, 25 and 21, respectively, were found dead in i their bedroom at their home at! Oak Cliff today. j The man wus found dead on the I I'toor near sns heater. His lexs i were liadly Imrned. His wife was found in bed ivratijwd in a blanket. 1 Hotii bodies were discovered by I i Douglas, hrother of Mrs. l-'ee- i j i land. The couple had been mar-'. for, Life i Famous Short Story Writer i Was Confined in Same Prison. WRITES STORIES TOO I Governor Commutes Sen- tence Wiien He Learns of Prisoner's Talent. House Committee Passes Fa- vorably on Griffin Measure PROTECTS OUR COLLEGE Recognizes Institutions Es- tablished in Independent Districts. EiUr. :-IIc is now xo. 52410. His ad-j V bee., fuvmably reported (lie i 'Iress is Ohio state Penitentiary. f For nearly two weeks ''louse fomniittee on Kducati'.n i h'onti he will be John Murphy, i old Marsarot lirnwn of ordered primed. This bill s v.-iih address he so desires f I'erry, Kans.. lia, bopt-alivj llmise liy licprc Mr. Ruth's career ends again Has seen his greatest days How- H; a !ree man wilh money in the .bank, with a profession, and with a brilliant future in the offins. l-'-ivK by two firemen wiio have sentalivc- Kiancar, of N'avarro, pnmpins oxyseu into her lunss. sl'llv'-'1' Jnstiss. Another bill it's UIIIK collapsed during a j011 WLme has been sub- mitted hy Kcprescntalive Homer C. IDieumonia jiituek. -shallow'Kas field nearby and Adolph Kossma" i I ft PT cently completed Us twelfth aiuli BcrSC" Ave'! N' LHO I best well close the .M land. Lately the Humble Company .Mr. .MtCormick an offer ot per acre for (he portion he had reserved bii; he set Ihe price .it I this has now- been paid -ex-corporal i nthe 316th was recipient of Distinguished Serv-j Cross. Photg shows Brigadier Gene.irl Hugh A. Drum pinning- medal to Kossman's lapel. lien Fly is holdinj; the in- These are just a few of the rumors Vtc'll dors 'it II, hi- iinn, concern the great man as he starts South to begin his training, U-lang behind I I" onl no one-net :ven the -answer the question, "Will the i r ,n ,_______ i rente buster'1 perform as per usual during the coming baseball season? n .'I" wus considered more or less a] 'hardened criminal, it bcinu his sce-i AFTER LONG HIDES) I inlay his selence stands com- ilaienialional Neivsreeli IJCCIl JJllnl him by ihe Houston Company. MrJ I jj Jl.Cormick acipiircd the ti'ivtt from I j j J. litttlaml of Austin, formerly: L I! a leading dry Koods merchatit of 1' this city. The Humble Company has leased abandoned roiuhvays and cvuek (I in order lo complete its Xnr-: sery block and in addiliou has clu'ised royalties, leading to the j X opiniun that it has discovered an i oil structure, and the! McCormicI; lease transaction con- j firms this belief. The Houston Company followed Ihe Hilinhlc Cnilijiany into the Nur- scry section and ii has been drill- fuj; a scries of shallow wells to the ML DIHER SAYS mm HE WAS Will! XKW OKI.KAXS. I.u., Kelt. j iPk-a aKainsl capital ininislimelll (and the declaration llial he and i Ada Homier l.choeuf ivere en- .tirely innocent in ibe murder of; t-Iames l.eboeuf, are contained in I a lasi statement written by jjr. I j Thomas K. Dreher. the nijihi lieforc he and. Mrs. Ubwuf w-ere liansed Resolution McFarlanC i a'. Fran kiln. and released for Snu-i milted on the order of (he Bover- _________________ Ohio ;vud his parole is to he Cuero Heioid: The results by clemency R' tr-r-ti obi.viued from the M Hi meeting, tjviiics of nsriciiltnral clubs in Is an author, recognized :'Lvcl'" i ii uiui-l.' [V I I I Clark, city tax assessor and col-1 under the hill, lo issuu lector. of the junior cohere rotate gives HID followins interest-1lnHvuvur. "ml editors have paid lv, facts wilh reference to the or-.-'1'1" inwards of out of j f t( 'district for buyini; sites, ganizat-icjn of the junior lu's banked approximate- this" it. t" t buildings, and lo al chtbs in that county: "The Lith motto nf the dull members is. "To Burglary the charge 'tery Rev c II lliewster after an nice- Make the- Best whether it j Murphy. The original O. Henry [of liic First Methodist iu hM be corn, eolt.ui. calves or chick- served his time for such action. JUCIil. ens. The membeis grow an acre a shorl, stockiiy set-np, i The hill provides tlmt ti-.e tin.-: ist-rvins a life term in penitcn-1 Al'STIX. l-Vb. l.-flNSI-After- T i is e.lremcly------------------------------------------ :lees shall and provide, 'liary for his part iu the fourteen charscs aKainst'" llu' reticent in ,-esaid his past bis- was not. strons when study cnna! to courses Oi Havana and NCXt 'llary for his p IIAVAN'A, l-'eb. Col. Ccninany is now A. who Hew houseivit'c was resoiiilinn was inblcil by a or he imports ot instill) a hir.w jd.-int to from Miami this iiwriiiiiK. lie also chided (Joi'ernor llne cookiuir. etc.. or in in- professional try his hand .hulliensh will "some day will confess and tell tlie wi-rc clun-L'cs ihc aLnl unless a nK-mber has ob- in storjt-s and is -i i 3- truth and ns rlphl in the eyes -m tin, in served this rnic he is not edible "star wrilcr" fo'r s'n'mv Minni PTflM mosrt ....avdiiiHUuLUUN btI5 BILL WOBLD STOP UIITII TUP WlfH UllLlll UUiflrAI'lltO MAKING FLIGHT ON HiS BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY Mllll I IllUl rUiy r A Snill IIIU 5 wnat I was ami alter I irr PAR llllnnm UIILMI UUmrHHIU BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY, mnrnnii pfllfiDCn 1 witn can entirely under a som, mv [IFF WUnOFR FROM RRnAnnKTiwni uuiuntu i Iw.n- V.I-.UHII.UIUI.II rnuw niPrnAi, nc AKH nim !'y oAbtlJALL rLAitKb Jniin w raincn wAsiiiNtiTox. Kcb. M nnoMii7r rnn w'--s >'-n i; ______' ot SIMIIO. at school. hv .V.i. 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