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Advocate (Newspaper) - April 23, 1929, Victoria, Texas "White Gold Frames" Not only the latest, but comfortable, and stylish. They arc wearing them now, DR. JACK KAHN Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist VICTORIA ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION, FOR FURNSTURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 Ceo, H. French, Publisher. VOLUME 31 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSr IN GENERAL. Timely Topics HE MAKES no friend never imnln a THE OWNERSHIP of (lie news- jailers of thc country should re- main lu..tlie hands of a distinct ciiissj, rather than (he pronerly ot banking, Insurance, power compan- ies ivml other coi'iiui-ulions, distinct- ly interested in controlling public opinion, The above statement is academic: and hardly requires argument. It is printed, to call attention to the re- cent acquisition of Ihe Boston Her- ald and Uos ton Traveler by a subsi- diary of the International Paper and Power Company, which owns large power interests in Ibis conn. try and Canada. The fact Is arrest. Ing al this lime, when the nation crude efforts ol ibo power people- to influence .the press and schools for Ilieir own purposes, as has Commission's investigation. Senator fieorge of Nebraska siiys'tbe purchase of the newspapers by the company H "Just another illustration of lite campaign on all over the country by the jioiver trust to get control of (lie generation ami dis- tribution ct ck' energy. They Imy the little generating plants, especially those that arc municipal- ly owned, at fabulous prices and in addition, they buy newspapers just as they have done in Boston." The senator hits waged a vigor- ous fight against what he describes as this- "power interests" and evi- wmil he is miking about have been observed all over Ihe na- tion. There is much merit in the question asked by the Ncbraskan, who- wants to know, "it the power people-. want to conduct a legit- imate business" why they "buy up the Answ'eHng his own query-he de" clures IhM "Ihe only excuse 1 can see is to build up public senti- ment in furor of their idea of the Wily in which business should be conducted. It o'lS'it to be looked upon as a very suspicious circum- stance, an attempt of the power trust to control tlie means of com- munication." THE HOUSEWIVES ot Victoria County, like their sisters every- where, are great believers in the system of meal making. There (ietms to be some indefinable lure that goes with puncturing the tin container and dumping the con- louts iu a dish far and ready use. Nor is (hero anything objection- able in the practice, provided it af- fords wholesome, nomic lusty and eco In fact fiwin- ers generally gain from the habit, because uthenvisi" :i great market for i their frnils anil vegetables be lost. ONE OF THE most iiitereslin Indications of Iho rapid devclni t nient of applied electridfy in this JT country is the spread of transmis- sion lines to hundreds of smal towns .and villages that now thc same tivciuy-four-hnur ss-rvice afforded by larger citiVs. Kint-e 192.7, than 4.000 such rural centers have been supplied with clcctricily for the first lime. Unlit and power .ire now available to every city and town in the Unilccl Stales with a population of S.OtiO or more; ninoly-sevon per cent cil thc (onimunilie.s with populations o! to 5.000 atv supplied, ami twenty-five per cent of all hamlets than population :vre reached by wires that furnish lishl and Mechanics Magazine. SOMEHOW OTHER people's troubles seem trivial even when they are a lot more important than ours. THE ONLY PLACE whore it is proper lo "We had ihrm for dinner." is in lho cannibal islaml-. A TEXAS FARMER b.i.s a breed of spinach Iliat VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 23, Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 241 JOHN J, KING TO BEGIN ENDURANCE TEST JOMORROW John J. Kins, endurance automo- ile driver, will start on it proposed 72-hour non-motor-stcip diive icsday afternoon at 2 o'clock in a Plymouth stock four-door sedan. The public is invited to be pro- mleiliOiing. lie will be locked in the car for four days and nights (ml will not sleep or rest from Wednesday until Saturday, At the start of the drive, King will be handcuffed to the steering wheel by Sheriff II. S. Weisiger of Victoria County. The motor will >e sealed with one .filling of Pen- it oil and no more will he added during the entire run. He will nake brief stops to refuel the car vllh Pennant gasoline and tor' his mcnls, which he will have carried to bis car from the Mau- liattan Cafe. The car will be equipped with iin Atvvater Kent radio furnished I inns child's .Music Store. The champion selected Dayton TlK-robred deluxe balloons from the Oily Tire Store tor this test to vssure him of no lire trouble. Ho will stop from time to time Kruegc'r's Drug Store N'o. 2 for his refreshful; drinks and cream. will i-arry the city slogan. Victoria, "City of and greetings from several Victoria rclianls to practically every (own within a radius of 35 miles of Victori.ii. The "M" System of grocery stores will furnish Mr. Kins with 'sh fruit during his Ions gruelling Irivc. To assure him ot accurate time, ihe champion lias selected iin Elgin watch from Bill Barnes Jewelry Photographs of the car will be made by Wheeler's Studio. King has been making drives of this kind lor a period of four years, f.n lie is nut worried about being handcuffed io the steering wheel for a Jong time, as it is no novelty to him. King selected the Plymouth for Uiis lost because of its dependa- bility and says lie is positive the car tvil! bold up under the con- linuons strain. It you should want to talk over merits of the car or the iilerv sure of driving day and night, with- out sleep you may call Kay Josnp. King's maunder, at the Grnude Anto Company tor an appointment und Mr. King will find time to for a ride, or you may him as he drives down the street. He sure and see the champion start on his gruelling sleep-defying drive a; 2 p. in. nt the Clrumlev Anto Corn- puny Wednesday. He there and cnlT into llv: guessing contest, for }150.M> credit will be sivni on a Chrysler or Plymouth car by ihe Grander Anto Company to the persons guessing the nearest to the number of mile.-- King will during the Cattle Sales Here Total Over Half Million Dollars of C. Makes Appropriation for Short Course I t Where'SocietyDeathMysteryWitness Lives "T Q inn CTFTDC h t H rr nS Uj'lUu uSLLIlu PH5ED BY Sales Made by Henderson and Pickerintj, M'Faddin Estate and Henry Koontz PRICES PAID TO Shipments Being Made Over Southern Pacific from Inez, Telferner and Placedo. Six thousand one hundred steers purchased by Kansas buyers for over half a million dollars jtfe be- shipped ironi "S'ictoriii County to }ioints in Ihat state this The shipinenls are being over the Souihern Pacific Lines from Inez, Telferner iind I'lacedo anil consist of seven Henderson :vnd Pickerins sold 2000 and Hie JIc'Faddin Estate 1700 of the steers to Nations and i Caw of Slayer of Brothers for Trial at Port Lavaca. COURTROOM CROWDED District Attorney Vanden- hertje Anxious for Trial to Proceed. 1 A motion for a clwiso of venue _ j made by the in the case Course Will be Given by ACJ- p' B' 5- ricultiiral Workers of pef am mer' chavsed wlth the County. WILL DO MUCH GOOD County arm and Home Dem- onstration Acjenis to Supervise Program. murder o! Moore, and I James Moore, 33, brothers, oE Sea- drill, is being argued before Judge J P. Pool in tlie District Court at Port LnviH'a this afternoon. A motion by defense for al the special session ,1 direct tariff can net be nwle ct- of Congress, il bvi.Mue appan-nl ftctivc. lortay. line to I In- decish.n of the; -If is .hildisli ami Republican Icadcis to limit tin-; silly, why did Knsland keep it in THOUSAND HOMELESS WHEN LEVEE BREAKS AT SNOWLAKE, liobcrl Aloy. ST. a well known fanner .if SchriicdiT. Conn- Wednesday. has been crowded with spectators since the murder cases were called her of Commerce is K'ad to sup-! trial. Occupying seats within port their work in every way raiUns at each session are the sible ami that ihe members of ihe I families of the slain men. A spcc- !0 men suninmueil for tha opening any other projecis of ihe eltiiin-j Former Uistrict Attorney j her of commerce prog ram of work 'l- Daniel of tliis city and Judge [and j Louis Wood of Houston are at-' I The chamber of connnerte lorneys for the defense. District rcceully placed In alphabetical or-j AHorncy J. v. Viviilcnhcrse, Jr., der the membership roster on the j is anxious for the trial to proceed walls o[ the hecvlcvuartCTS otfici'. opposed the motion for a con- where every member of thii Dnys' tinuaiire and also is opposing the Clubs, the Girls' Clnb the Men's j fcr a change oE venue. Clubs ami the Women's chilis ot j the roiiuty, as well as tin1 miny jvi.-itors lo the Chamb'-r of Com- iuiercQ, can see who aiv jlhcni anrt, (-.o-operatiiig for the do- j velopment of Ihe Victoria trade ler- ritnry. j N'f'W membi'is mv bc-iiig ion- added "in thesis! and nlu-ir membev.-iiips in lln'y !arc added to Iin; list oi niombi-rs ;and thc mi mbc-r.-Inp is 'gradually inm.ising )in uf pic wiio are ci-oporaiiii'j: in ijpbuiidini; Vi'.tort.t ;vid Victfii.i IMPEACHMENT TRIAL OF JUDGE HARDY IS DRAWING TO CLOSE POAC 7CODCUM 1C <0 wild jynnr 11 P TDnnnC unAr io .n- lyiuHt u. o. IKUUro out the law ;v; an did teli'phonr s spnail ili- at.irm s-i ON ANOTHER ARRIVE AT .BORDER WEATHER REPORT OFFICERS INDICTED I FOR MURDER GIVEN BOND AT LARED1 SACK AM Calif. April 23. in the iaipeaeh- incnt proivc'.lirrss asainst Judge farln.i accused uf nbsiruct- jusii. c- in umiKciimi with the of the Aimci- Scmple Mi-1'i-cisou kidnapping is I'xptrtetl ho tonc-Iiidei! Kite today iJUOD APPOINTED HftWAII April via-U .i Xoppplm iivik mi iiMlay on her j second Miiincrraiican voy.iiio. i thai e.vporlaiinn of corn, i wheat and barlf-y into foreien [mils _ _ _ Continued on r-igo two) land unsettled. XDCAI.KS. Aib., ;--A ball.-i-y uf ilie ISth KicM Anil- !i'iy ;iiiiviNi !irro tod.iy to ansmont ih-j I'niied States border patrol.; each tociny. I I.AIiKIIO. A'.nii -'7. liJiSI- -U. J. U'cst. dcpuly cinisiahii'. I.NCTO.V. April (INS) lli'i'iiaudez. traffic I'fii. IT, iadii-i- I'rvsidcnt Hn.n, r has solwtod K. ;eil for the numiiM- of H.ilty .M. .l.uU. KOII-.C it jlliims. ivpori'.n-. i'f tl.ivaii. as of (ho is- TPi-iinti-d linr..-; ii: tin. i; aninn'.sn-.-tt n< ttu ;