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Advocate (Newspaper) - February 25, 1929, Victoria, Texas LINDBERGH WITH HIS TIE IN MEXICO Good Eyeiight Neceiwi-y For Good Work in School DR, JACK KAHN Optometrist Permanent, Safe, Reliable 609-10 Welder Bldg, Phone 233 -AFTERNOON EDITION. FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND ATOB Easy Terms Phone 159 Gco, H. French, Publisher. VOLUME 31 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTH WES r IN GENERAL. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, MONDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 25, 1929. Subscription Per Annum NUMBER 195 Timely Topics EXPERIMENTS recently con- ducted off the I'lorlda coast by tlic United states Nnvy indicate, lliat d nWinclliotl of escape lias bec-n found for men trapped ill submar- ines. Using the Submarine H 4, which was rammed and sank of! the New l.'ngland coast more than a yeivr the naval experts have been conducting experiments with the new safety device. Two men succeeded ir, pseanins from the submarine at depths o! forty and seventy-five teet and it is contemplated iu [he new future !o test Ihc apparatus at greater depths than this. The men who made the test ventured their lives and It is gratifying that success marked their efforts. If this device should prove en- tirely practical effective, it prevent sticli n disaster as tlio sufforalinn of all cutlrn crew the shell of a disabled sub- marine. To accomplish this was worth the risk taken by those who made the trial. THERE WAS A DOZEN brands of sum on the market. Oilier men said, "The gum market I h'nlreivly cornered. Why try to sell Itut U'i'teley thought differently and a result tun Vriftlcy interests sell the bulk ot all Hit sum sold in Ihls country. It was done altogether by adver- tising. Any merchant if he will put the llttniglit and time and study into his advertising .ind back his lidver-i tlsiiiH with dependable g mcd'jin service can increase business many times. More Than Score Injured and Heavy Property Damaye Done, SEVEN SERIOUSLY HURT Storm at Grand Prairie Hit Like Thunderbolt, Ziz-Zatj- gincj Through Town. .xpert Testimony Is Don't Blame Him (Inte-ni.-.'.ioiial Xews Service) Fnur vrstais were killed, innro "lai> :1 injured, seven of them oods and and a heavy lull of pru- his i Pc'rty taken when [Cyclones smick in Tcias today. Xot even' man can equal the The dead are Mr. and Mrs. W. senius of IVrfgloy. liut every mer-j-V- Jones of Cooper and Arthur chant who knows how to buy and j Gibson and Willie Man Gibson, nt- sell ineix'liiiiiiiisc can, if he will j groes, killed at urand I'rairie. advertise, build his business to j The storm at footer ripped mnuy times its present proper- f ihroujih southeastern portion of the town, deinolishins twelve TJio of mercantile fiflern houses, leavinj; injured, ri'fs is, service, modern methods of J death and deslnictimi in its wake, merchandising and a-lvcrtisins. Among those seriously Injured I were Coy Young. Duncan and BY MAKING THINNER saws ja transient woman by the name which will save as litile as one- i of who was hint nt a sutcetilh ot an inch in the width {com ist camp. At least twelve other of cuts made in wooil. an aiinna! person siistaineil minor injuries. Actress-Beauty Fights for Life FLCITFR m of sawdust amounting to; Hutu 60 million dollars may bo saved [or the American lumber industry. Kffirieut standardiza- tion of saws, the committee said might accomplish the savins. The annual waslc in saw logs was es- timated SO million dollars with an additional saw dust waste of Si; million dollars in manufacture of loss into A "doubtful" of four million ilnllurx was estimated wiUi thinner saws, ins il'e sfiwi'l total of the value of sawdust waste that nii.nht be avoid- ed iu million dollars. IluL vrliy waste the saivdusl? Tlic Xeiv KIIK- land Yankees extract valuable acids from it. SO LARGE IS the annual rcvennc derived from tourists in Canada that it Is now exceeded only by the yearly value of wheat cr.ports of Canada. The storm ,-it 1'niirie struck tw-o hours before one nt Cooper. H hit with the rapidity ot a thunderbolt. zis-zaKgiiis; throuKh the little town, uprooting trees, wre; kini; houses and a lllessuL'f of tle.-itb. J. H. Tris'-r. and his wile. .Mi, were -seriously i hurl. Tlisir daughter, l.eoim. was badly cut and bruised. Grand J'rairie is between Kt.! Worth and Dallas. diaper is in. the northeastern purtion of the I WitKis Way Over Bandit-ln- Tested Area to Join j l-iiture Bride.: !WOT TO MARRY YET So Friends Say. But Use of ji Four-Passenger Plane i Gives Biseto Rumors. Investigators of the Hudson Tube i MEXICO CITY. Pen. subway-blaze say that Harry Van i "clinked for the first time siiue Zandt, above, motorman of the train tbeli- encasement was announced in which hundreds were hu overcome with smoke, did duty. Burning oil and refuse on i today enjoyed seclusion amid tin the tracks and defective insulation romantic sitiTuiiiidiiiKs :vt Cuern i is blamed for the panic. j vaea, where American Ambassador 1 [menial iunal -Newsreel) I'wfelit "5V. Mm-row's conntiy home is located. made a spectacular all- dny solo flight over mountainous and bandit-infested territory to j visit his future bride. Tin- fiicf that arrived in a foin plane rise lo n i l-'rieuds of tin family said, hnwever. th t the trip made lo discuss we I dinR plans. Lindbergh arrived here from Easlt i'ass, Texas. urt and Col. Charles A. and 1 i-, j did his j fiance, .Miss Amu- Spcnt-er .Morrow I, SODDEN INCREASE IN FLU-PNEUMili GASES IN Thero arc at this time flu- i pneumonia in Ihan no! very HUVIMX- taii.'iui] only ;i few j o ui'Vi: oiithiviifc shifted about 'i-k HSO iuul iw deaths j ii'snhed the flu attacks ;ve Curious thuu tJiosi? noted x weeks ;nul ;i mmibor of s hy piic ;i from to LIGHT VOTE CAST IN GiTY PRIMARY ELECTION SATORDAYi Intruder Had Commanded Former Champion to Stick 'Em Up, i BULLET BARELY MISSES Bookbinders of San Antonio Firm Hestify in Election i Embedded in Wall Only Foot Case. o'' Two From Dempsey's Head. iSAY MISTAKES COMMON Prominent Austin Men Tes- tify as to McCloskey's Good Reputation. MIAMI 1JKACH. Flu., Feb. (IMS) -lack Denspscy, former chain- pion hc-avyweifiht of Hie lud a narrow escape from death.tiiday v.-Jisn a man entered his and fiif-d at him. AUSTIN', Feb. al-'. Tile bniie: Hack on Hie expert testimony put [he-ad by a fcuit or two ami i.-me.c'I- jop. by the strt'e last week in the clod itself in the wall. prosei mion of Congressman-elect: was sleeping En the same, room AltsiiKtns .Me CJoskcy was bundled; Kitil Hyyd Fitzsimlllons. a today by Die defense attorney. i j Arthur I'nmeioy. foreman oi the j jiurmler cnlrrc'd Illr- fu-ini i Maverick-Clark Ja'th.israpli rnmyinri commanded the occupants to of Han Aiilimin, swore HUM i "stick "em up." Deuipsey- tarn'.-it company manufactured th" [on Hie light and ihe intruder fiteil flection return and tally land fled. sheets used in the LvncraJ ------------.---------_ and that the errors in hindin, and GUADALUPE I V mill lltll 111 Toll t'nt J i- NOW BEING LEASED FOR OIL 'DRILLING ly one hundred................... apart and lelionnd. i Miss Hamk-t tbe same cum-' puny testified subMambliy iho! Victor II. rannell. Austin I bi.okbiniler and city cuuucilinaii.! said filch mistaki'S aiv in Alma Rubens, v.hosc beauty captured th: world, lies fighting for life .1 shadow of her former due to the cfrutj habit. Revelations as to i the extent to which th: drug h.-.bii bail been carried by Atm.i Rubens: Holis. bank si- and her desperate h.ittle to held lile and reason have shocked "ml John A. 'I'l.bin. Austin film colony. 'business man, teslifi, d itnifi'mMioinil Xewsivell lnul u renutaiion. MRS. JOHN DmnUlUWpEcr JAILED !N DIES AT JAGLE LAKE! AesON THREAT SENT MAN NEAR GONZALES culled In Lake t attend llic rnner.ll of Diymalla. 17. his hrolhcr'.s wiiV TO SEE A BUUL li.kiiiR his nf i{ a'_ iinofs (s said to rain. j monii, THE RATTLE OF ritttlcsnate! Drvmall.i fonnvrly MHs i' j Knielin [lolen. sjln- is survived by In'-' consists of a number of bones which smw on the reptile's, tail. of sjsll.rs_ jj., HOUSE SPIDERS lay as many as .it a lime, tare- fully in ,1 bag of silk. THE POET LAUREATE of KliS- land holds his joli for lifc and is not affected by diijnge of govern- ment'. I'ob. -I.mii-; (11 [D. Otrine. well Gon- Coumy citizen. Hfched a Due In tbe lack of opposlti-n, the letl..-r Krinay niornins which had general city been loft in his yard, lhal election will held on Tnesdjiy. bunu-d did not e ball lo In GOING :sjes. ELLEN RANGNOW; ANCIENT COINS ABE were renomitiated without opposi- tion Ihc iink'iiendi nl iirimary olei'iinii held Saturday, as follows: S. S. Siiieile. mayor: A. T. An- d' rsen. .lake linnimel. A, Sclni- cbi'it am) U'. Tarkcr. aldermen: .1. H. Sii'.', seiielary: f. licuscr. marshal: K. II. Clark, tax assessor and collector: .1. I.. prc-e .ailoriic-y. and K. It. Sclim-ldcr. j oil nr. in ibis have external in th- Guadalupo section, MX milfi east this wb'T'-- tlujnsand are Idoi k..'d. snppo.-rdiy tor a ciimiMii-n by air imlependent o'.fjra- TO SAN ANTONIO TO OIES AT YORKTOWN; STOLEN FROM CASTLE E PRIZE CATTinilED HERE TODAY Tlie FREEZING WEATHER IS PREDICTED FOR limTAm A vrvillmiT- V CTOR A TON GHT1 is I IU I U11IH 1 UlllUII I wa, (ii.c. I hat ruary L'S. The li'llr J'v. on in'.- i MIV would be i; if be a dame was snllk- time, April 2. ,-il lef; a; efore Fell- it RADIO IS POPULAR IN PENNSYLVANIA A l.lfU'1 (ii_lf x.di.iU dl Micivlf-il by A'jrii'iilf.iral Aseni II. vill -M 1.1 s.i'i Anloiuo in set- the ilairy iir to lie il at Cn- lioiliil and k Show I., in- h- M UK: i i IK 7. They will I... IH'sday and Tif.irsday