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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 16, 1929, Victoria, Texas ROBISON REPO "While Gold Frames" Not only Ihe latest, but comfortable, strong and stylisli. They are wearing them now. DR, JACK KAHN Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist -AFTERNOON EDITION. FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND Easy Terms Phone 159 Geo. H. French, Publisher. FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLST IN GENERAL. VOLUME 31 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MAY Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 264 Timely Topics WHERE YOUR treasure Is lliero will your Heart be Matthew THE DEVOLVING beacon atop the St. (leorue Hotel in Brooklyn Is 210 times stronger than larg- esl in the S. Government's ser- vice. It is so bright that you could read a newspaper in Us direct rays 150 miles away. Fliers can spot it KO miles away. U ha; candle-power. THE CHAIN STORE mclhoil o merchandising is attracting yubli interest at this time because chain store sales totaled approximately SXPiiO.OfJfi.OiJO lu the- United States during 1'JSS. 88 tf 28 X A K K IE County Commissioner Dies From Blood x K Convict Killed, Tree WILL ROGERS as a humorist is fine. On many occasions he is wise as well as funny. Says he: "See in Washington dispatches that the Democrats are planning the wet side and malic, a cli rett issue of prohibition in '32- Why a man should his grave three years before he is buric-il is almost une.Milainable. 1 spent three years in forty-eight slates kidding and joking on both sides ot prohi- bition, and it you think this coun- try Is wet you sot a big city angle on a nation that is composed o! ccimtry folks." THERE ARE, no doubt, many citizens ot Victoria who classif> "'themselves as "mental giants yhc-n they sit quieily by llicmselvo. Rinl think over what they have ii mind. Vet, Ihesc people, very often, for get that other people we also cogi lating upon the ways of the worl that it rarely barrens that tw people agree absolutely. So, wli should anybody expect that cvers thins that happens in victoria mu: lie in accordance with the ide; of any one person? ADVERTISING PLA.YS a greater vart in our lives than many ot realize. There is so much it all about us that it lias pcnelrat- ocl deeply. have achieved national trade-murk ccbrcation. We- eat. drink, sleep, think, come into the world and leave it by slogans. We have acquired a tooth-paste consciousness, a fomi- tain pen complex and film-on-th- Say Thousands Due Reap- praisement Fund Unac- counted For. ACCEPTED MANY GIFTS Land Commissioner Charged with Receiving Presents from Landowners. AUSTIN, ilay to count for S32.7H7 due on reap- act fnuil was alleged in legislative report today on iuvcs- gatioii of the land office and land -mmissionc-r. .1. T. Hobisou. The epnrl was read lo the House. The report also charged Hobison crepted uniueroiis sifts from land wners. IP IS RETURNING HOME AFTER START FOR ONITED Was Under Seven-Year Sen- tence at Wichita Falls for Auto Theft. OTHERS BADLY WOUNDED Jailer Says Shooting Occur- red When Men Tried to Rush Him as He En- tered Cell. Along the Concrete W1CHITA '-'ALLS' May others injured as the- result of an attempted jail break here today. The dead are: Raymond Sellws, 23-year-old! University of Wisconsin student under sentence of seven years on an auto theft charge. T. O. Oiglc, 21. of Vetrolia, fac- ing (rial on six charges of burglary, vas shot through the abdomen and GRAF ZEPPELIN CD.INIC. Brunei-, waiting an appeal PASSES OVER SPAIN, senlencc m FIUEDHICUSHAFEN. May Ua The Grrt! passed FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, May 16. Graf Zeppelin turned back this afternoon on account of motor trouble, ac- cording to a radio message from the dirigible returning to Friedrichshafen. Bromide Gas Following Ex- plosion Brought Death to Many. BLOCKED DOORS Hospitals ami Morgues Filled to Overflowing After Clinic Disaster. Cl.KVl-U.ANU, May Mounting above, even tho expecta- tions of physicians, v.-ho described tlie condition ot most of the vic- lims of the Cleveland Clinic disas- ter as hopeless, the death toll reached I IT today. A heavy wall oi bromide gas p.jnelraiing every comer of tho ______ brought death to most ot FUNERAL HERE Thelfe wcro "0 "c" PI! 15ND1I Suffered Infection While; Doctoring Calf Nearly Two Weeks Acjo. clinic. Most .oi-l examination or I 'K-T11 WC1 ii KAiiLiiiiiiinu" Employe Of S. P. fOr 26 j examination and o'bscr Years aild Cdinty jvalion. .Many were scc-u Iryiiis missioner 16 Years. wimluws ___ ihe bmn-n sas swirled around jtliem. Heroic: rescues were cifect ,i August Oaugler, 8-1, of Aloe, comi- ty commissioner of i1 was found that some died the escape of Spain this afternoon the Atlantic Ocean. Ulc W. Allen, county jailer, who or injuries, said the Radio dispatches said the ding- j suliered de passed over Barcelona at i 'hooting occurred when tho men CONTRACT FOR ROAD TO EDNA TO BE LET teeth inhibitions. have shav- ing soap impulses, face cream sires ami safety predilec- tions. And so iiderlisiug serves a, purpose. Wo sec the Rirl in the lonthbrush ails, and oh, how we long to be sweet and beautiful fcrevcr smiling. Koine of us who are short and stout yearn lo look like the underwear gladiators and we put ourselves on a sweclless. hless, fatless diet that last; until we eel so hunsry we clon'i ciire bow vvo look. lint for those ot us who have never been hosiery heroes or lin- gerie l.ulus, is consolation in knowing tbal, after all. llur- never a girl really as heauli fn! as the blonde on the nwwinc cr.vcr nor any man as handsome as the one that u-es neck as a rmidei for the cellar nounccmeiits. Ah. yes! I.i to is never jus vvh.y it seems, regardless of the a wrilers. We all live behind Many a toothpaste fmile C'wei nil aching heiirl. And who say Ibat il is no' heller so? I.ifa would lie dull if we saw things only as they real- ly are. on wilh the ads! I.O Ih" ears foi niuriliM- of llnd Klom-r The verdii-t inipi isonment fi'l lime also. The ,ed for Ihe chief geolo-j labor ami money had il been Umnvii Oil ami Kefin- jhalf a .-enlury ago. a, .h- follow- in- roimvinvlocorriH-llv determine ing arlido from The Ad- the origin i'f aseih-a of rocks vnf.-.'n July II. 1SSS. will lis- lint orolrude ahovo Ihe i-.round in close: ithe vicinitv of Nursery where thej "A H'ec'imen :cumpaay discovered a shallow gas i iieen handed lo Special To The Advocate. BEEVILLE, Tex., Mny Defense opened Thursday morn-, ing ill the John S. McCrabb with the introduction character witnesses. Walter Reif-1 William Dueling, Ed Cook and Jim Mozicr, of; Ci'ero, all of whom IcEtificd that tho reputation of John S. McCrabb, i charged with the killing ol Annie Johnson, 16, the night of Novem- ber II. at Refugio, Texas, was good, ami that be was a law-abid- hig citizen- The defense sought ID introduce letters purported to for the past sixteen years, died al others who were loo weak to the Victoria Hospital this morning over ihe dead bodies. The at ten o'clock from blood were rushed and many caused by his right hand he-corn- jcaisbed against ihu doors. The ing infected while doctoring a call. [hlooihsnaUerecl walls and floors lllo hud used his hand to remove the story. Hospitals awl I some clotted blood from the animal morgues art filled to overflowing laud the infection entered a small ;aini iiiciililication Is slow, cut between ills fingers. This Many doctors urn! perish- was on Saturday. May -I. twilve C'rile. founder of the na- lilays ago. and the iae: a-1-joually cliaic, worked through Ihe ling his hand began lo ileii and i night without a moment of rest in I burn. I'Diiltices were applied c-ifovt tu save hi.-i surviving pa- lSunday night tin; pain became al- -tiems. His nerves were steeiecl 'most unbearable. The next lie suffered u staggering blow- ing a physician was summoned and it becamo known that ono oi ho was conveycil to the feareat friends and associates. But by this lime the poismi app.-.r- :i3r. 1'liilHi's. presided, einly had permeated his system ami Two blasts rocked 111.; building, bis entire unn was .The explosions occurred in tho Mr. (hauler, u sou of Martin ami 'x-ray loom. Vonr separate inve> (iefferl di were launcliL-cl today, uf (ierinan1.-ami v.cll known U'oroner Pierce expressed the be- 1 pioneer citizens uf Viciuri... was'liei that is was "a case of pure ae- in this citv March -I, IMia. H He w.f. emphiM'il :.s sect-nil lor, :nim -i whether an in.iuest will lie sand-flint s whi.h wa.- field two vears ago and is now hrokeu from a hugfl bouh'.. r in tn, drilliiu: a deer test. Tho rocky sub- Temps Pasture about eii-'hl miles; been written by Annie John outcropping on a level prai-1 norlb of Viel.nia. This ro'k iv.trs Uipheaxal of ihe earth and indicated-strong was Ibis belief, '-UiHIiuc As a result (he Hum- i digging round ivid nhoiii th- rut 'hie Company umlcilook its have yet to barn of the iv lions and o'pei.Vions have ,--nvi-ry ot' an> of the tr.-a '.K Iconiirmcil the geologist's opinion' ef the- rocks is about liio shown that the rock, a very, a car ai-.'l the i bard formation known as Qiwrt-hob: beside it Is cno'.'.gh huililitu begin FciJ.iy. of Mate ami defense today were mak iiL; preliminary arrsngemenls for i new irial for Rebecca r.vadley nf (i. llogeis following an announcement j v-esteiday by .hi.lne M. -Ivffery sent ID l'pe.u-.-. iov nllowiii; failure to secure a jury, murder JOMC- Haley. i low Hie snrf.ue. This information i----------- j woiilii have saved a, number of 'Tin- juke Vivloiiaus a WEATHER'REPORT llUtli'jll of builders always maia of his precinel nindilion and his his rep; ,ui Onuu-mniv, formerly 01 nun. wut> one of i3iO vu> PLAY AT OPERA HOUSE BY BABY COLLEG1ATES SHBRDW NIGHT vituiii-iy eveniiis that packet- iiiro.'tor. Vvcc! H.iy l.yn.-h. i.i .ill e-n hU Musical Mvrry M.-.k- ;he l-ror.ib-'.- the best vresei-.t.uiou of his rtupe H.'.i-'l has ..ivrll. 11- alinnriiil'l'S thai tlvU iy kid." Juni--r his c-nai-IHion el lvra" in his own. Ari-.'U- ! ia-'s t-via hctti-r in n hi- ill "Hunsry i; anuouncLHj; ill! i-i- i-i i.ii I iriinbvrs. lint lie :-ay.: suiviy with tho he ari.uistd I'-H' tin' great deal o( treasure hunteri. v. Vi.r. lin c'rinliy l.'-.'-h, Cliunh. will' t'le the MiiMiitii will iii.'.i. Til.- siiintrs' Coai t avl.nravueii this morn- to memory its mvinber and tho otiii in C Hous.' -.'ill h- tluoilith- oat tuiKOrniw .iflvinoiin. ;