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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 27, 1929, Victoria, Texas RIVER STILL Rl BUT OVERFLOW NOT EXPECTED 'White Gold Frames" Not only (he latest, bul comfortable, and stylish. They are wearing them now. DR, JACK KAHN Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist VICT -AFTERNOON EDITION, FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Phone 159 Ceo. H. French, Publisher. VOLUME 31 FIRST. VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWGir IN GENERAL. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 27, 1929. Subscription: Per Annum Timely Topics WERE HALF tlio power that the world terror, Were lialf Hie wnaltli ni'stoivcd Oil Cajnils Ullll COUI'ti-, Given lo r'-'tlccin the human mlud from error, There need liu no need of arsen- als forty. Longfellow. THE LOSS ot 125 lives In the Cleveland Hospital, following :ui unexplained explosion which re- leased deadly is a calamity that slaters (he country. The sudden. deadly cloiul ot vapor which permeated (lie rooms of the clinic currying instant death lo helpless patients and to temporary callers as well, demonstrates, in a ghastly manner, Hie fatalities that be expected in the next war unless poison sases: are banned. The Cleveland tragedy should he n warning to all luisiiitals in this country. Already the officials ot several cities have ordered a thor- ough inspection of nil hospitals in crder to prevent a repetition of the horrihle scenes which wrought Euch havoc in Ohio. The Cleveland tragedy demon. Klrutos the dcadliaess of modern chemicals. It reminds us of the Elmiliir catastrophe in ifamburg, Germany, where phosgene war escaped through (lie city, killing cattle -ind pond rilling homes of r.lccpiiiK citizens mid as in Cleve- land. the effect of tlie gases was sudden and immediate because ot the close coiifincnicul the vie- LI id IT SEEMS Ihat (he yreat need of the borne now is to make home 'brew- for democracy. THE FARMERS are carrying on. if we arc to lislen to Congress and all Uic noise that's coining on farm relief, we may feel later that li.c farmer can carry off more Tim fruit of llieir toll. MODERN YOUTH is savins "ill loud wlt.-d (he Boncration before them user! lo think In themselves. JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER veflis- e.l to attend church Sunday when camera men attempted In take his picture as he was walking from thc car lo the cllilrcli. N'o( many of us arc troubled with caineni men, lint loo many of us have equally foiilish excuse for not attendins ctilirch. i i7 j HOW OFTEN the boy who was j at the fool of (lie class turned out to be a real estate shark. IT IS A STRANGE trait of liu- f: man nalure Ihal the man who would wprcciato a flower or a pretly Khriib In hi.s own yard, and take pride: In ilK heniily. will nitli- pluck the natural beauties that grow in profusion and belons X? lo everybody. S Women so into raptures over I Hie cxiiiiisile picture: of a 8 Rardeii, where they sil at a piuly. I v wilhmii droaminr; (hat by slc'alins a plant or a ciittin.7 ur a flower S they would be doing the risht lliiujr. Ve.t men and women, when pass- !nK Ihrough Ibe beauties of nature. which grow freely alons the trails. or when passini; ti pubUc sritiare. fcol (hat is is proper for them to jf, wlial they regardlcKi- of H i-lhn rights cii others, or tin: dain- .1KO that they el'fccl to the land- c'i scape scene, AN EMPLOYE of an iudusiria! concern was given n paper to ns c.iroriilly perused (csl, IK: observed, "I.ols of reading on jS' i'. isn'l Amuscil. tlio clerk ;i him the fiaper saiil, "I'll bet you uidn'i veiul your nrvr- riase lic-rusr- as i alc-fully as thai.1' ".N'o, niayho I didn't." was tbe re- ply, "hut since 1 MRmd Tin readins NUMBER 273 K K "SJnSL RaCC Questlon Rai3ed In Selection Of Little Jury K R K K Known Women Killed By Lightning Danger of Overflow Believed Over Unless Additional Rains Fall. FLOOD STAGE 24 FEET Rainfall of 1.53 Inches Here Saturday Night Accom- panied hy High Wind. Unless there are heavy addition- al r.iins, it is not thought that there will be a serious overflow of Mie Gnadalune Illver at this point, j i Thc river was up 17 feel early L this afternoon and still rising slow- ly but reports from above Indicat- ed that the cresl of the flood would semi bo reached. Tlie flood stage herc is 21 feet. Cnero reported a 1'2-foot rise ivnl at (ionuiles the river had readied a of til teet and was beginning to fall. Another heavy rain fell in Ibis section Saturday night, amounting to 1.53 inches in this city. The rain was accompanied by a high wind hut it did Hltle damage, ex- it al Tort O'Connor, where some damage was done lo a few build-. ings and wire communication in-! (cirnpted. The crop situation is becoming alnriiiiiiK with so much r.iin. Corn lias been blown down in many fields but is risMing itself and will i not he as productive as iadicaletl a week ago because of so much of Ibc pollen having been washed a way. Cotton fields overgrown wiib grass and weeds and badly in need of cultivation. Champicn Spellers China Strife-Strick'en Examination of 35 Venire- men Completed at Noon Recess. )ASE WAS TRIED BEFORE frr.- DALLAS SCENE OF WORLD CONVETION OF ROTARY CLOBS Virginia Hcgsn, seated, of Omaha, Neb., winner of thc National Spell- ing B-e at the National at Negress Previously Convict- ed of Murdering Husband But Case Reversed, C.'reat difficulty is heing exper- ienced in tbo District Court lieri today in securing a jury for the trial of Ethel l.ittle, npjrcss chars-- e'.l with the murder of her husband, Charlie Little. Half of the TOniro of I'l men had been examined by noon iSCi Mrs. Louis Freichs, 37, Meets Tragic Death at Taylor. OTHER VICTIM AT SHINER Mrs. 51, Struck China does not seem to be able lo j Bolt EllleritltJ recover from thc shock of warfare i Rapt> Yarrl before the different factions arc at} ____' each olber again. Thc map above shows the centers of tbe new war-1 Miami Girl Typical fare between the Nationalists, un-l tier Chiang-Kia Shefc and Marshal! Feng Yu-hsiang. are heading northward on the prin- cipal rail routes from Hankow (A) to Nangking Feng, whose j l.'ilk'd liy liKhtning al Taylor Fri- clay wliile stepping out of Hie kit- ami only tlicee jurors selected, headquarters are al Chenghow They are YV. s. Harvey, s. K Holz- j ha3 cut the western trunk line ,-ind lieuscr and Louis lleibel. is believed heading toward Hsu- Chew. t Intel national Newsreel) ulie Little, restaurant propri-j was Khol in lhc head In bis restaurant Aprl, ls, 1Mgi wul dicil a few hours later. His S1K1] Af. II. K11U-. 15, son of a color-i wom Thc Nationalists ot luj1' aml death was reported ihu same day in these columns, was n cousin of .11 r.--. T. Mocker ot tin's city ;uid is survived by her husband ami four children. Mr. and .Mrs. llecker started to Tayl'-v to attend the funeral after a telephone message of Mrs. l-Yeiclis' death Inn were un- able ID reach tllerc on account of Ilk: impassable, conclilion of the Washington, D. c., sncl Viola ei' Preacher, both tCb'tified at the i Strbac of Milwaukee, Wis.. who fin-j that liic shooting; was acci- islied hed a louyh fighl lo g.iin their honors. Miss Hogan won the contest when she spelled "lux- correctly, while Miss Strbsc v.-as using an instead of an "ft.." I I international Nowaivc-l) A Victorirtu ha n and boy said that l.H- on page two) JOKES ON VICTORIANS s evolved a tho-jtrnm the Karth instead of horizon- e u, aml anA the actions of the n.M.I.AK. Tex., May every liniiiirlant city in I'nilccl .States represented and many fnrt'lKii drl.-gatr-s prcscnl. Ihc ils of lloiary Inti'rnational were ready today for tbc: iiuc-niiiK of their aunuivl convention. Siunlvy i.everlon headed tbe mnpea.'i (It'li-Ki-ilifin. wbic-Ii arriv-! will i-Mertaiti ed yi slc'i-day, Tw enly-tive air-! Scents of ,md planes from Wichita. Kansas, bear- (''.unities with a barln-c'.i inn linlariiiiiK. are in laud at l.iiv.' Kichl today. Special trains and cars arrived yesterday willi lio- larians from all sec-Mons of [he country. Tbe registration of les will be completed Inday ai..! the dele-Rales will be' i-ertified lo for i ,vml allu loward tlie 'DRV PPftliTO ftC TUffl (H its cor- ,_! BUT bbull15 Or TWO Tho Is PMIHY i''i'r mm MAY UHIIDUJUL ItM! are miable lo imb-1 tor instance, ami which aiv able to jlish bis treatise in full h'.it the sub-i displace .M.iy imliose of "f il is sivfn below in this j tjnantity of tin: Hoy colimin. It may be no joke, how-j thi, over, and should the Victoria The- j A nvll known resident of tbe Hhincr section, Mrs. Jos. Krmis, also Was killed hy tlie pasl ivcc-k. TJie account of her death is taken from Sunday's Voakuni Herald: .Mrs. ,loc Krmis. 51 years, mother .Mesdamcs i-'rank I'avliick, Siralmann, and Mic-c'k of VoLikmn, was in- stantly killci] by Hatnr- day evening al 5 o'clock at her borne near Ihc Vaslencc Dance Hall about five miles from Hhim-r. Mrs. r.'rmis biicl just entered Hie hack yard when a bull of rrasbcd and hit ]ier. It was also Many Business Men anil Wo- men Accompanied by Clown Band. HOLD FORTH ON SQUARE Entertain Big Crowd with Music and Vaudeville and Distribute Products. iK'sineas men and women arrived in Victoria this, morning for au Imui-'s ciucrtaiiinient fiuhli- city to Ihu Tom-Tom Festival to b-j held in their city Thursday, Jrme, n. They were accompanied by i (clown bam! of ten pieces and a K.'iiple of' vaudeville artists ami ntertained a large crowd tba jlublic Htiuuie. Small Iwttles at citsiip ami other tomato products v i-iv distributed to give publicity In the festival, which symbolizes oriij of Yoakum'a most important nniu.-rtrie.s-. IJauiiers on tho cars, in- dkaied Ihat all tbe leading firin.5 1 Hie city were retireseiHeil in lha c ivalc.vle. I Tiiu Tom-Tom program will ton- of a street parade, pageaul, 1 iscliatl gaitifi, street dance and. tc-tnato contest. Tho same day the American Legion will hold its con- in Yoakiim. Tbe celebra- tioii jprosraiii will be under tho 'din.-c.tion of thc chamber of Cont- intrce, which has expended {20.00D dm ing the last four years in enconr- asing diversified (arming in its territory, especially tomato culture. lias to propor- tii.ns. There are some SO') acros in tomatoes in Hie vicinity of Yoa- 1-uin this season and four large Picked from girls from all over the liaiking this vegetable are Uniteo1 Stales, Miss Edna "'ere, aged 18, of Miami. Fl.i., shown in tousbter ot is the typical American cjirl. Srve has dark brown liflir eyes, is 5 feet 3 inches tall and- weighs 109 pouno's. Now girts you have n mark to shoot at. (Intel national her weu- til by "f Aerology make it, discov-1 ffning day. May 20. at hi, ram h. as famous as the Theory of u 0( "White Oaks.'' Tiiis is .v.i annual j has made Kinsn-in. then means, cviiu ID which tlic' scouts of both: ninlie.s b.-ik foncard. bee-raise tb Major .1. Waihl) Tali- is l-i wi-1- ullr- tbe visilors lonicbt. gover- nor Dan Monily is to extend live nf. weleolU" fur Texas. Presi- dent r, it. Nut ion of Tampiin. icn. will ii'siicmcl. Raymond pel of Xcw Vo.-l; and Ktii-'em- Xi w. some cif IlnrUam. N. I'., l.tcnn as live c undiilatc's Em the Tbc liolai-y flab is- lie iiK at lln- roitvrnlinn by JJc'V. follll'M pivsiili nl ami alK'ni.u.'. din> to illiibilily o( Albill Hlliidds, 111. liresictont-elei't an.! oft'K-inl dclv- pilc. ID ailcnil. Dr. cceed T. M. Scute us pi csideiit. her husband. Joi: J.'i.-riis, and four l-'rank Pavlicek. Kd (iiriitniaim. fbarles Micck. of Yoa- of coura-. will give il more-; llp, movp kunr. Mrs. Otto KLMIUS, and time xenons consideration, it scenis i Uit: level of tho Air hecatu- they iicUvir. Krmis ot Yoaknm; more pladsible Einstein's :ar, -v iih'-ory but that isnT spying much by Ilio Air. ll0' Il: Irelalion between Iliem similar I FLYERS, NOW FAMOUS ABE RECEIVING MANY ATTRACTIVE OFFERS l-.'rmis ut AT find RSH land friVnd" UillJLn UHll.jfloalins around in the Air like sub- The ivciiibl of tie- Karii, and learn u( In FT. May f Sliiner. aii'l Albert Kimis Kobhinx K (iipniic-d as queen by tue WcJUer High School, has been ctMiM-n i he. Chamber of Com- merie. lo reiircsent Victoria as e.ucii.j.-.-, in the Yoaknm parade and mid will accompanied delegation of Victor- i.-ns. Amoiig will be many men and farmers." wlio will tako advantage of the affair u a.jvcnisn the one-day short and agricultural to be. in'id ill Vielori.i Tuesdiiy, june T. ti. of tho A (.'olleji; Texas li'. IT thi: i'liiuipa! addrcci at (hs i-iv.irso. Tex.. lin.iriiie.s bi-neath tho surface of lhc :oilier Imdies in-- Air atid 'llc> ;SIM ami the: weight of bodies 'the pressure: am! tin: .Mis, Kimis well known In-ro 1 w''r'-' resiiim l.'ii- will bcjtfiry t-i r sudden 'with It. If. Hamilton, who had j n pressure and density of i Air in scokins its l.-vcl who ordinarily ovtn'U (111 111. in jiil since he sbnt and kill Air sre.ilest at Ibeir surface, jcrirrol.ilcil forces, ibi: juitxipal of i-ch beyond his no-e. for j .vhcs a-! hi- son-in-Saw. Thomas Jr.. 21. two weeks was n-b-aseil i hou-l. T.-s.jis i limo: y tii" hi; Air sot-US ils level likeiwhich are giaviiy, Tlio Air in motion, or wind., li -in and elei tiic ity. Air. or atmosphere, seeking! This movement, normal-j Tlie .vd Wal'ou. an 's always downward, j ('has. A. l.iudln-ish anl th.- of tho Air is ihelrc.w family to and other; in peimiltiriL: a ;vua- ohlitlns l-'ri'la.v (o. i WEAIHEBlPOKT j Tin- action n[ the winds, osvcc-ial- i "Lindhfish is in ;ly a- nolrd in sloims. anil Ibe rising actini; as bndyKUarcl tu his (i- sai and tuirstini; air Imhbles denoli-1 ancle's dauviiier." and i-. Mie murse of the I Our flunks an- .live 1.1 Chris ll.irt- tile would be vertical and away popular local Western l.'nioii bo, It will hi of interest In lht> many I'li-'ll'ls o; rloydt: Tracy, local in- s'.ir.nue ln know that ho st.'ii snuday ranyins Isnbiii s. Jr., The ini.iru of i's niKVie niagn.ue. Mr. Kivls loivsiL-Uled Cloyd- may li.m' I a litlb- pl'ac ti, e auil.jl.iji iiu'iilcnt ii-i e-, ug a future- event." livd.iy n hi :i lU-- th.- mmldy lirl'i n .iviat'on fifms of ths .1 in tbe propeller said lieen i> i'-iil. caused them to In in in- money, nv.n ,ii-c to ..viib K. K. tnllnian an.'. II. S. ililnis of li fia Ilins ni'Mc than lai.M-d b.v tin: I'liiscns oC the, .Uswi.nion and K( hav- r.'c'i-iverj nltir alni a nntnbcp i.i'fcvs but have i-i-ie.l .my far. Tiny he ot ;