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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 15, 1929, Victoria, Texas JOS. D. SAVERS DIES AT AUSTIN "White Gold Frnines" Not only the latest, but comfortable, strong and stylish. They arc wearing them now. DR. JACK KAHN Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist -AFTERNOON EDITION, FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AftfDUR Easy Phone 159 Geo. H. French, Publisher. VOLUME 31 Tinieiy Topics THE TREE is known by bis fruit. 12.23. 1 A LADY IN New York offers to nnalize char.-icti-rs for per char- We [inimc to mipgc-st, with- out any idea liny. But within (lie past year or two thy small-town merchants liavc found out Iliat the prices of city stoves oil many ite-ins were in fact that those items could lie sold lower hy (lie small town merchants at a profit. This lias proven true' in many places 'nil particularly in Wells- bnrk'. merchants the firs! (o see. the nclvnu- in low overhead the small town has. Coni-eonenlly, in many iliCCcrcnl lines the Inlying public is comiuK to see in the Wcllsbnrj; stores good Hems priced lower than llii> city stoves have them marked. Anil this tendency to look at Urn home display .irf made more com- mon by I lie. fact that our mere-hauls x and business men ale their home newspaper more Dian evtr before to call addition tu their goods anil prices. The fact is (hat wo ave all get- ting wise til (ho tact that wo.can have more satisfaction hy di-alim; 1 with home folks. There is a won- derful satisfaction in this for all of. us. if we stop to think about it. Tito local business a real the town heller and in an indirect v.ay make the, whole, countryside a better place to live. in. Take or jniy other small off llic map anil oven- form vviliiin (en miles is- worth less as a farm, and mcdi less as a place to live. The tendency (o liny at homo is apparently stronger all over (he eoiintry. the peo- ple are served by real business j men. as is (ho case ot Wellslmrg. The exchanges (o the Herald's [aide are- all well filled with ads. too, and the reason seems to be just about ibo s.nnH' eonili- (ioni; everywhere as prevailed here. The jv'od roads have nut mined the have simply shown our merchants and our peo- ple linu- much lower the same Koods can be handled in lite small lown v.-jlli its lower overhead chaises in the form of rents anil labor costs. (ti.wa) H.raM. COAL IS HOW marketed in package.; hy grocery stoics in some cities. Aren't Ihc pvneer.i iuv; upon Ibv dr.n; stove's lield. in- mtircs lien Hihbs. WHY HASN'T Vhlori.i an nir. pell.''s kcpp ahreast of lie; (imes and get dusy! IF YOU DON'T waul a man to hear what you say about liiin. be careful to say soiuclhhiy, Kood. I THE DIG JOB of every is keeping sweet and even temper- ed while those with no response .liility inuler him frel and fumi' lover Irivial delnils. it oflentijnes h iinirrs more nervo foi-re (o keep ,10 orKanizathiii (uncd bo ronsamcd if the executive diil the work himself. MUCH ADO- about avorago nian making out his in- come tax report. THE DINING room now Knows how Hie old parlor )o loel only opi'tied for Idl company, FIRST. VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSr IN GENERAL. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 15, 1929. Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 263 Road From Placedo To Jackson County Planned K H Governor (or Two Terms and Licutenant- Governor. CONGRESSMAN A Testimony Favorable To McCrabb Is Given Chairman of State Board of i Pardons at Time of at Acje of 88. Call Fo1 Miss Spring AUSTIN'-, May j Governor Joseph D. Bayers, SS, died i at his home bore today. He had been ill for some time. Governor Savers was a leading political fisure of Texas fur over a half century. At the lime of Iiis ileath he was chairman of the Slate, Moan! of Pardons. ilvern served as governor for two from ISLi'J to linia. lie also si-wed as lieutenant governor and in Congress. RS. KLEIN NAMED AS TAX COLLECTOR Objective is Benview, New Farming Community in Jackson County. PETITION PRESENTED County Promises Favorable Action if Right-of-Way is Donated and Fences Built A large delegation of farmers fvoni the IMaccdo section presonled ia petition lo ihc County Commis- sioners' Court this morning re- finesttnjr the of ;j new road The County Commissioners' Court j from I'laiedo to Jackson Cmni- late yesterday linaninnmsJy ap-ily lino parallf! ti> ami soiilli of tile pointed Mrs. MasKir; Hunt Klein, .'track of Hie SI. Louis, Mrnwiisville willow of llic laic Kdwin W. Klelii. jiiiiil .Mexico Kailnnd. The petition lo succeed him as county tax ml-Miore ninety signatures. A. I'lin-i jKle. imiuu'icr of tin- Victoria Cliam- Thevo were, two other "f Commerce, wliicii has un-. Uichai'd A. Kosali and A. A. Mtir- i'lorseil the project, acted as spokcs- Phy. Mr. Itosan made his applica- for ilelesalion. tion subject to Mrs. Klein's. j Tho ,.mlrt ,tat it TOS Mrs. Klein is coinjietent In fill and the build the the oi'iici! and it v.-as goncrally ami would so (irovidcd a Hial .she was imiiiicd to nppoini-! i-ixlit-of-way at h-ast sixty feet ividn Patients, Some Undergoing Operations, Carried Out on Stretchers. PANIC INDESCRIABLE Hospital One of Most Com- plete and Headquarters of Famous Dr. Crile. [least 50 persons are dead and fifty j injured as a result of a tiro caused SO are GCIlirV Jeter, :m explosion In the x-ray room Hornberg, Car! Sheldon and James E. Brown. SWIFT HFflRn aWlf! ntAKU NU Neither on Night of Tragedy Nor When Former Sheriff Conducted Experiment Special To The Advocate. BEEVILLE, Tex., May j defense in the John S. McCrabb I case had its inning this morning when five witnesses were ussd to i in a measure to contradict state wit- ness testimony introduced in the murder trial being heard in the lo- jcal District Court Edgar Swift, proprietor of the ot the Cleveland Clinic Hospital at noon today. An .indescribable panic reigned. .More than ;mo patients Tvere jislereil at Uiu hospital. Sonic un- dergoing had to tie car- ried from the burning structure, j Slice-tutors, police, patients ami dot- jtors collapsed from the hem auii chemical fumes. Tiic patients were carried out on stretchers and down ladders. All were rushed lo other hospitals. All available Sire fighting equip- ment was calScd ont mid hundreds joi police reserves were sent to the Uuene. The hospital was one of the mast dance hall near which the de ed to servo out the term to ivliicli was dimalcd liy the lanrtownorsi r nrTJinM TH VnOWTnillll !m'ouiu Df lifalt! her linsband had been elected. She !aml Ilicy ivould pay for all fencing j HI" Unll i U I liHlV UWN "Hly wi" had the support of many influential i As soon as those conditions were "lis Tlln.v his position hero as manager of the South Texas Cotton Oil Com- on account, of failini; had the support of many influential i As soon as those conditions were imcl. the court promised to start iAMO j Ofl I! ILL UU JfLOl lELEGRAPHIG BRIEFS (fiHenialionnl N'uws Service) I'itlein hundred casualties have from heated batdo be- hween anloncse Natu.nali.ts and: troops at grading Hie road and to gravel it I later. A committee consisting ot o. M. Lain. .1. ,1. Miki'ska. l.nd Mar- Keydler and It. W. ilramil wan chosen h> the delftra- lion to lake the matter up v.-itli the landowners. turned to tlieir old home in York- j lown temporarily before locating at some point In Western Tcim. BONO FOLLOWING DEATH OF NEIGHBOR The many of Mr. and WEATHER .Mrs. ii. Dunn will he sorry to Tonluhl and ThnrFiijn liimw lhat Mr. Dunn has resisncd [unsultlcil ami probably j fanning community in that county, i County Judse- ,1. J. said The oil of would present the proposition lo from rrieilricl.slm-i.-n for tin; I'liit-ithe Jackson Cunmy auiimriuvs. In I'd Slales on her (rip around Hie'order in extend the read into thar irld was postponed until (oinin-i ,-oimiy it will be necesMiry t row because of delay in securing'quite an expensive bridge permission lo fly uvcr Train e. Careilas Creek, the ho JOKES ON VICTORIANS Joe P. Meyera, alock farmer slain in DeWitt roinuy, was Ilie son of Mr. ami Mrs. Hoiistoa Meyers of (his rounly. The follow- jinx (lisiwii-li from Ciicro lulls of Hie I CI'l-MiO, To.v..! May and r 'Marry Gjiiwtl, Dt-Will ya.s done to the motor of a large International stake-truck shortly after noon to- day when it cansht fire near the ICed JJali .Service Stiition. Tho liiaze was iiuickly extinguished hy tile use of chemicMs from one of. the iriieks of ihc Victoria. De- tiartincnt which responded to the alarm. The tlilek was owned hy W. P. .JohuMia ami Kd Ilonilia and lias In en i-niployctl to haul toUoiiwuod from ilie bottoms near Victoria to Cou7.oli.-j, where tho logs are used in the manufacture of boxes. STATE KtbTS. IttXVll.l.K. T.-x, May Mali- rested :i! p. m. Ti pccornd at i IIP Myers in Jolni willi tho miirdi-r "f Anniv KefdSin vlrl. conr; was mi- jonrnod lij- .lioipe until nine COERO ANQ VICTORIA TEAMS TO PLAY AT RIO VISTA SUNOAY The hi-avy rains of p.'.st few Il.ive served to the ckwk Wednesday murru'ns to aS-jins fichi at Uio Vista r.irk in low d.-fi-nse atlovnevH time 1 pare th-ir ca--e The founli Ran iiui Johns, shape for Ihe same Sun- lay afti-rn >on between the Victoria and Ihe Citero 'nie IM-OSUVS Sunday were ;H I'litt l.avava hy th-> stron-; S.iuiiernhs, 1 i..v u will be reiufjinlieu-d the Tiuds di-feated fiahs sonic time 1 lo 1, ia Anuiv well pl.iyi-i) (oiliest. T-'C'riale .service--: ?jo for Kdv. in invnvr t p.irk, who died a f-w days- Tin; in c.iut'KieM wlil iii til" trial he with the b! iU" Mimony in 11'- tllril til" Vc'lnil Continued yn pase two) ;