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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 20, 1929, Victoria, Texas "White Gold Framej" Not only the toteil, but comfortable, and stylish. They are wearing them now. DR, JACK KAHN Exduiive Eyesight Spccialijt and Oplometrut ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION. Geo. H. French, Publisher. FOR FURN-TUKE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 VOLUME 31 JMSVWCTOBIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWESr IN GENERAL. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 20, 1929. Subscription: Per Annum timely Topics HOW SOON unillc! ot (Jorl can cl.'iiiijje llio SCHOOLS ALL OVER tile Unlt- fil States are dosing. Every coun- ty, inclndlni; Victoria Connly, Is Kciulini- forth from school scores of yrinif; men ami wnineu, many o[ v.-lKini have received (heir last for- ma! scholastic traitiiiiy. To ihe graduates of the school? in Ihif lounty who will lonlinnc' Ihelr studies In rullejie Ihe clos- ing of school Is not as important iwi event in life a.i to ihe UirKcr number who will begin (o work, IravIiiK behind thijiii ihn organ- Ir.eil pnilis lo knowledge. It Is ttiipyi'tanl, however, as we s-ee it. that these high school grad- uates, ivbo have no hope of college, get llio right idea of their own fu- ture. There is no reason for them lo believe that what is popularly called education depends upon eoiiiK lo college. There is no reason loi NUMBER 267 K LEGISLATURE VOTES rKW "f Civil Apne.i's OrecnviJIe was killed by the lor lie appointed by the and confirmed hy the Senate. II also provides that ihe appoitiler; must have at leasi live, years' ex- perience as a public accountant. The Mrjure, Senate bill school slml mil's ctiaraclcr ot what contributes. This beinj; so. and no one disputes it. the noii-colfese man or woman, btjsy Ihioiigh life. to the. Intiou fee of each student trans- ferred from a rural ilislricl tn a hfch schonl. H -also pasre.i! ihe Senate bill tuiflMii-iziiis Hie University of Te-.Nas Hoarrt of Ke- Kenls 10 accept a silt om from the estate nf K. D. to establish an international MANY A acquired huge vocabulary by marrying it. IT WOULD never do for this CLEVELAND CLINIC BLAST BANKS HIGH IN DISASTER LIST May ci- pkiaion and SirK at Ihe Cleveland ELIJIHG Ohio Hospital Surgeon Gd'es in Swimming Near Home and Soon En- gulled. BROTHER IS PRESENT Calls Father, Isaac Girdy, i and Body Recovered i n i Short While. i lomilry to engtvse. in a war with Clinic Hospital Wednesday ranks insurance companies. Theyjhfcl, in tile Hst of disasters tn have too many men. siiiulimis. public buildings, and ILK- lories thai have taken n heavy loll TINTED FINGERNAILS I o I of lite in the United Stales in the match milady'.; gowns are 7f, years, thing this sprliiR. a fashion note) AUUIIIL, these disasters were: r According toller father, Eileen Ben- nctl, British tennis star, cannot ac- canipany the Wlghtman cup pl.iv- crs to America unless her mother goes along as chaperon. Of course, if Miss Bennett cannot pray, her team will be seriously handicapped and serious efforts are bsing made to allow Eileen to oo chaperoned by the other members of the party. (Inleinational Newsreell lolls us. U'ith the yearly incrcaso of camouflage, it's getting pretty JiKnl In recognize best friends. YOU CAN'T kill reform as Ions as it is paying decent divi- dends at the box office. LINDBERGH WILL find that Ihe joi.Tiicy rm the sea at matrimony hai. mole umertaiiilics than the Irip to Paris. WE FEEL CERTAIN that many Iromniis Theatre fire. December 311. I Comedy's Theatre fire, Brooklyn. X, Y., December 5, 1STC, dead. lihode's Opera House fire, erloiia, 1'a.. January I'JijS, I dead, Triangle factory fire, York, Jlay Kill, MS dead. Chemical plant explosion, tieav I'.'tlshllrgll. ;fi, Ijis, loi) dead. Factory explosion, Morgan, j., October ,n. almost. [Oil dead. Knickerbocker Theatre collapse. WITH FARM BLOC SOUGHT BY ADMINISTRATION Elijah Girdy. 11, the son of Isaac Girdy, well Known colored farmer i of (inadaliipc. was drowned in j Laue Tree a..point near! hit home early Sunday afternoon. The swift current ot the creek, j swollen by rains, engulfed the boy! while he was in swimming'. The i body was recovered soon after ami I an inquest was held hy Justice ot the Peace T. r. Lenoir. Justice! rendered a verdict of death by accidental drowning alter find- ins 'he facts lo be as follows: "Klfjah Girdy. Ihe H-year-old son of Isaac Girdy, colored, who lives three-fourths of a mile northwest of (oiadalupe on Lona Tree Creek, was drowned about 1 p. ui. Sun- dey. May 19, 192H, while swimming j in saiil creek. He and a little bro- ther about ID years old went to Dr. Gcorg: W. Crils, a famous World Wsr surgeon, the moving spirit of the clinic ,it Cleve- hospital where 300 wcr; trapped in an explosion caused by escaping poison gas, killinr) 125 and injuring scores of patients and em- ployes of the institution. the creek and Elijah stripped and went inlo the creek for a swim. He sank almost immediately his little brother called to bis father. who was SO yards away at his home, and after a short search Ihey found the body." WEATHER REPORT All Texas dourly and warmer. of our readers have noticed Ihe nd-l Washington. January us, ij-jj, ;i; contest between tobacco [deiitl. and candy. The fight started when ExHer Theatre fire. New York. tfic manufacturers I.nclc Strikes [September r.. 1SS7, 75 dead. J'WiiiSiiralr-rt :i iviilc.-pread adverlis- Theatre panic, Cnhuiiel. Mich.. ins campiMsu uith sin sloi'an. "Hr.ich for a Lucky instead of a mautifiuturcr.s enteil j 21. 72 dead. Theatre disasler, Itlchtnoml, Vn.. luembcr HUl. I'rayer's Opeia Honse fire, Stat- e tlii.-- titlark tipnii iheir industry. An- 11'1'' other ,-ifarftlc company, making j Front Thtntro fire, Dnttlinorr, Old Gold--, loiinteved with advcr- 27. 1SJ5, 27 dead. Naval arsenal explusion. Donm.irk, .f._ July dead. Thealiv fire. Delroil, Xovember ISI'S, ir, Ci-and Theatre fire. 1'iiil. I'elphia. April 27. JSIIL', H dead. fts'-'inents sugmistins Ihe use and of Ijrith. Candy maun- Jai'tiiri'rs formed a protc-etivc fnui- tuiitee which taken the offen- sive. It ha, protested hroadcaslins programs which ai" low ciparcllo mrviiufarlniers lri tlnini Ih" "h.-nofili.- of ijjarciti-s. The .andy people allnck the truth, fuliies.- of (lie n'Karette elnims uiiholding Hie wholesome qtsnlilirs of rheir own foml. Tiic is illustrative of mod- crn to increase At boltorn. neither the pivsies nur the candy people an. iimrt'rned willi (he heallli o{ iho AnU'liiau people. They ar.. onlv in siimnlnte WASIIIXCTOX. May Administiaiiim ieaders loday were aUi'inpliiii; lo a cnmpro- IIHKC iviili Hie blue" which Ihi'.v hope ivlll assnrf ttic oariy i passage nf ihc tariff l.iil in ihe lltmsc and Hie fiunl :icceplauee of tiie farm relief bill. The ncsiHialiims are proceeding mi Hie thenry Ihal HIM (arm bbn; of tlie House will timlinue to slalnl firm and force the SenaJe to yield nil tin: liebcmure plan if tlieir tariff (V.'mamls are sulist'ieil. The Wavs anil Me.m.s CouniiiltiH- me! behind t loseii loil.iv to make its final report mi Ihe tariff bill. Al tlie same time llle Sen- ate ami House ConlVreme t'otnmit- lees .in the farm bill met iron nui ijiftvremes of liie Iwo biMiichcH nf Concvess. Tlie run- feiellet's nve lo eellliillU! >ev t-ial lint s. JOKES ON VICTORIANS An incident tint occurred nearly years sign disclosed Ihe stir- part of tlicni." .fudge U'oodhoiis" nisini; fart Ihi'.t jmlgc T. II. our capable county attorney ami former county judge, Is of a very sensitive nnluro. During the coun- ty wide- BOml roads campaign in Nn- veiuber. Judge Wood was the bist one- to arrive M a rally at Mission Valley ami as lie drove up lie fnok out only a small declared. "Well. I didn't think it or you iKM'ore. .Inline, bill I'm lo heiieve a bead." t'liiiiwissioner Weaver re- Joined. And then Commissioner fSill Keherrer bi'san !i. Wonder Imw a bottle would in- recinircd hold the bones if i similar 1'owilcr factory explosion. Pomp. fon X, J.r Uecnnbe, (i. HUN. 12 dead. DIVING EXHIBITIONS AT PLEASURE ISLAND AT 4 AND 9 P. M, NO-BASEBALL GAME IS PLAYEO BECAUSE OF MUOQY GHOUNOS bis ear oim of llv fir.-t aii-.liun ivoie perfoimeil on tb te-itiobiles buill somi-tioiiy slioui- boscis of J.ntiis .Si-hull, former cil, "Here lomes Ihe -iljt r of 111" Victoria ChainlK-r of This so flustriiK'il tlie judse that CrinmenV. who 1ms a beak like a the very next day he A pelican. Here Wo.nllunise m v.- tiir. iiiterrupii-il the humorous ptoceeil- iniis to annoiime hi-; appointment !'if j. Payne as county commi-- K. Goldman ..-ays there a man siill living in Victoria sonip rurpris.P 1liat he set ii friend to read the letter j J I him ami niii'le him held his fincer.- t o: pain 111 bis ear- u-i-- re 11 Aulonio." alne Ille li-ply. ii s'l be vvoirhl nut KIMW what was tlii: letter. A GREAT MANY nisht lilhs A ".Her c.irnival licius held i' the I'leasnie Island swimming re- s-ori. are siven cam (I'isini; in N'ew York this spring, (di.y at 1 ;krid [I p. m. iiinl the is hailed as a Rreat I "Sailor" .favk is featured in biq.i wave. When they imp-a divju.: ami jn next full after tile dull is; dive. iner. Ih" fad won't be hailed asi The exhibitions will List today or .it all, nil tomorrow. grounds, lei pimc. i Tiia' pluvlse tip the Vie- lovi.i lloscbiKl-Cin-in IMM- same lha! lo hale been I'layeil at Vina I'ark afleiiiii'in. K.xc e.-sive rains Hi" ]..i-.t w.-ek. espei i.illy Salardny, ih- lield i-a a very ti.ri. so ami muddy tin- i.f eivly Sunday aftei- ii'-.-'ii j; cut Jy to permit playing play in OlelM next Sniiiiay. Fouiitl in Possession of Road- ster Stolen from Grander Company. WORKED FOR COMPANY Came to Victoria 2 Months Ago and Claims to be From the North. -Sheriff H. Wcislgcr relunifd late Nuliinhiy firownsville with II. Iiryan. ui, waniei! here fur Ihe tboll of -a second hand Oavdiie.r rmidsler Horn ibr; Cirnn- dor'Mntnr (.vnnpany, by whom lie ii.itl lieen employed for the pant I Wo HK'Uths. Tim ear ni'-rbt and recnvered with llryan's at HarliiiKeii laic Tbnrmlay by Deputy Hhoi-irt L. M. Chauilinii of Camcnin County on infornialion .-iiipplied by Sheriff II. llolliin of tbn (iriiiulcr Company ilrnvu the car hack. ihi> sheriff and piisoncr nccoinpanyini; him. Iiryan claims In have conic here fi-iiin flit! Xmlli buL Sheriff U'eisirer bo Kficaks- with a slroue s.oulli ari.'i'iil. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Major Jnsef Xoyes. In. Oklahoma (.'in. IT. S. Deimrtineiit nf Com- inspector of and nu'ily in" Kelly Field, was killed in an airplaii'.' crash at Kankakec. 111. blows, .lulins- Kchuck. 01. and killrjd ai lin.'ir farm home near sera, Mich.. Kntiinlay niglil, while Corpora I Arehibald Bryant rniied Slates Air Ij.riis ivas in slamly killed when Ills plane crash- ed al Calvesloll Sunday. Ten iiiehes nf rain fell In Jack. pjst ,1-ook. of Kd Having Her Way Twister Cuts Path 50 Yards Wide Throutjh Flem- ing Section. STOPS AT SCHOOL HOUSE Alter her husband spent 572 p-r minute telephoning Fricdrichschnf- en lo Mrs. Mary J. Pierce of New York, not to book passage the Graf Zeppelin, she decided she was in a hurry to get back to hiir. aod is arriving on the Gral. Sho is reported to be the only woman passenger. (Inlernalional Xcn-sreel) PLANE TBYING Windmills, Fences, Crops and Trees Leveled and Cattle Crippled. j A cyclone cr.t a jialh fifty yards wide Oiroiigh tlio Joshua, Wardoo. .'iml Kksaii ninches and, the Fleni- ini; coinintiiiity in the soiilhem pdr- tion of thin comity about (ive. oVbiri; Saturday afternoon, level- ing windmills, fences, crops and trees ami crippling live stock bat. striking no houses and injuring no. body, according lo Armour Kasan, who returned today from an iu- spuiiou of the ott his ranch. The wind cloud dipped down sud- denly in the vicinity ot the Colelto TEST EDNA LEASE and Jim Kelly. The plane hail In 21 1-2 hours hv KDXA. Tex.. May jaclc- siui County Oil Synilicale. WriE'n'. liroilwrs. using the torsion bil- aim- at the pas field at Hovsesiios Lake. Tlie torsion balance will rover a period from 30 wit! be made nmlcr Ihe 11" supervision of Dr. Donald r. Ilarton of Houston. one of tlio ZEPPELIN WILL BE TAKEN HOME AFTER r utr i: FEE: MOTORS INSTALLED tae H'lnu'anan makes ot toi'sjon with iieadtinarters in TOI'i.OX. May i'l.-HMSI llo'isum and New York City. -Work was 10 begin today ou the two tnn iiiny, pl'iivcil ;U pn.ii mile- i-.ii 'nn> neai i si jvr rctiini tn n i.e.- a empli'1-1 :n tali- 1.- oft avain for X. J. i J. Wooilhousc. tun annmnioilnt h j.- ;yi iie; foiinty luiil an upvr.llinn '-.inie and U for hi.- rfiirnuil mi his niv-e wiiile in itnenlieii nf -Th" rmiiitain San Antoniii Oil- other day iu indf-r in pre-Xn'isi.-arl nei-iu lirifev- 10 afford an ol-i (oU-ge chum win i., loiter en tin- sidi- h'unday in a mad ui.-h is a M'-'cuiliM a, little pra.liec. :fianVi sal.....i. hlnrtin- the e'.-l''', ''V" and be is as proud of bis c.p-r.ifion livme. aiel in g.., 3- Ihe Mrs. Levy in Irish D.CM- linred Nl'vv V'lik' Ko.-c" wiif .if hers, satin-day he wa.s the a uf hones that the ,1, pipe. When ih.. "S r MI Crivi ii" 11" 11 hit-lit speuahsl lemovcd from Ins: nose, col all ,rf h- ivoiilil Inrn on County I'nmmi-sioncr Hamp wrier and there would .1 g> ir i" Weaver bis doubts as eral rxoilus, It is said that this I 1nl. ,'i mane bones lomins from Hi-, .or.tMptien rise ih... of liie' rein -liuin'-' jwlse's tiiMll olfactory i pression, "Vou're M wd." ''tienls aic vxpcctul to die. will l.'.we lien 'lliui'.-ei'y anil 3; i. tie hi linu .1 i-inpi iinnih- r flight Tie: JaekrrOn County tijndi- fit M. I: lias already broitslit. In d. r .-padded in a n-ell No. has il.uvu ahe'll ;l] -j a: work on Nes. 'o 7. and ii and on tests. This i1' IlliMny lu.lpp-'tl uu: all 55 KILLED, 40 HURT BY ASIA MINOR OUME NBV PRESIDENT OF CUBA INAUGURATED 'IHSl Asia aceor uonl lieu Voilav. .itt ii pirsiilen! of lo- ;