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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 30, 1929, Victoria, Texas 1 "White Gold Frame." Not lalcsl, hul comforlnble, itronu and stylish. They arc them now. Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist VICTORIA ADV -AFTERNOON EDITION. FOR FUUNiTURE AND GA? STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUB Terms Phone 159 a. H. FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSF IN GENERAL. Subscription: Per Annum 31 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MAY, 30, 1929. NUMBER 276 Timely Topics MUCH IS A MAN WORTH p 'AS HE ESTEEMS I" RABELAIS. W SICK MAN doesn't litiy.o lo [f'- make a deliberate effort to die. j1 '-Ml he'needs to do Is to neglect to the medicine prescribed for not do anything .'.-vlt isn't necessary lo make a effort to kill a town. All .i' is it necessary to do is nolli- iioihliiK. Citizens of the can just fail lo contribute to Chamber of Commerce budget. can hold on tu ten dollars because they can not sec roiniiifi back for every five they SJ'j'Jpjil into the public enterprise fund gJOMliey can just to help. 4'j'j.jyflA spirit like this will kiH'an> The man who just neglects tyfi'f'fjnd fails lo do his part is worse the active knocker. As a he lacks the enterprise a.ud s is too too rtfraid public opinion, lie porters ijjet it appear be is for the comninn- but turns every comnvHIee down a subscription, that calls Jijv'upon him. ch men do more lo injure a than anything else in it. IThoy kill kill il by neglect. LARGE SHOES may make a wo- man's feet more comfortable, but Mio ever saw a woman look comfortable who had bis feet. BASEBALL FANS are coinin out of the bush anu lias beeus are beating for the bush. WE SEE where pop bottle manu- faclurcrs iircparing for this season of umprie warfare by mak ing non-hieakahle bottles. OF ALL WARS HERE Tells Of Powder Burns At Trial Here IKSSXKWHSK Memorial was observed in Victoria by the decoration of the Braves of (lie .soldiers of al! wars. Tlie I. oon 1'osl of the Ainerl- Crest Of River Flood Coming Tomorrow can Lotion, assisted by otlier or- jovr'! e c f of a knocker. He liKlirrercnl lo knock, ganizalions, held exercises at the Evergreen Cemetery al n. m. .Many business houses observed the day as a holiday and many Mass were in evidence until rain began to fall at noon. Vcstcrday i the Lesion auxiliary conducted Us annual poppy sale with greater sue-1 cess than ever before. j A baseball fame scheduled for the day was rained out. The receipts wore to have jjone. to the poppy j fund. ACHIEVEMENT is nuuith piece. its owi OLD-FASHIONED method: boy proposing mi his Itnees. Moc crnisin: A. girl proposing on her knees. EVE HAD advantages. When Adam told his pet stores she didn't have lo pretend she hadn't them before. NEVER STAND on your dignity. There is nothing in tlie world as slippery. PROMINENT HOUSTON Declares 18 Inches Maxi- nu imi Hin uriCC mum Range of Pistol for 3IL MAN AND Wire powdwBums. ARE SHOT TO DEATH SAW PISTOL m COUNTER i ,__________ Next Saw It Near Body of TOUT May puT.. I jme Qna i savers, prominent Houston cf- i oil mnn. and his wife were shot; WltllGSS States, lo death in the home of Mrs. Say- j er's brother, Roger Q. Williams, Willflrd Giles, not Leonard Giles, liere early today. The couple had :v, erroneously stated yeslerday, been separated. Sayc-rs arrived followed XL II. Ellis on the witness here from Houston last night. stand in the District Court here There were no eye witnesses lo yesterday afternoon in the trial of the shooting, all of which took Klliel Little, nesross, charged with pli-.te in Ihe living room of the the murder of her husband, Char- Williams home. Williams and liis lie Little, in their restaurant on wife, who Inul retired, said they April IS, 192S. Little had been shot heard several shots: then Mrs. Kay- in the forehead with a pistol and ers staggered into their room, dy- died a few hours fcrtcr wilhout rr- ing without uttering a word. 'gaining consciousness. The body of Savers was found Kllis, a 15-year-old negro boy em- slumped on Ihe floor of Ihe living ployed in the restaurant, at the room, with a small calibre automn- time of the shooting, and Ihc wo- ic pistol beneath it. A man herself testified at Die iuniiestj li.stol was found a few feet away that Ihc shooting was -accidental, u a sofa with six shells fired. Little hur iniu, r-lcd with Ihe boy. approached him with a pistol SOME AMERICANS still hate England, but when a normal boy becomes a man he outgrows his de- sire to lick the (earlier. THOSE OF US in Victoria who are appalled ;U the enormous death list thai tiie fast-moving automobil compiles, can hear in itiind Dial the safety of pedestrians at night is "Bill" SPO! Suffered Fractured Skull and Died on Operating Table. 33 DRIVERS IN CLASSIC Stage at Citero 36 Feet at Noon, or 9 Feet Higher Than at 7 a. in. Deacon Litz in Rusco-Ouraa was Leading Field at 125 Miles. FALLING AT GONZALES SPANIARD IS SLAIN IN DISPUTE OVER broom -ill-Iking the pistol and cans- o he discharged. The wo- man said she wa5 in the front part uf the reslrv.irant getting some BOY BURGLAR, 18, SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR DAYS 1IOUSTOX, Tex., May "llol said Tony Corona, IS, France. Slay 39 money of the cash register lo rocftitly tried oti 10 and convicted liiiinbli! lillle onion i-aus-lpay oli the boy when Ihe shooting.------- on nine charges 01 robbery 1II5.HJ! days to go." Tony accepter! senteiu-e; total-! ling -Otl years. Tho IriiU judge-' failed to state whether any said he rl. Wunln LUNbntUW him ..slle Pillll ,1C >i n-r A Main Street and Tnion ne-imsht. t it? mn-rill nillilO Ml car had just fron, RUINS BECAUSE OF FiHE co, Clent-Wlio 'i cr.r? Don't know, sir. o[ ihvci1 prominent members The seven of another sang. inally were and their iials are crrcl itul the killing of liie ihivc henchmen, Hrulal disagreeable as nlfairs sooil citizens waMo litib- time them. TOUT WORTH. May Mrs. Mahal Walker Wiliebrandt will be the guest of honor at a Texas Hotel tendered by A. I'. Barren, president if the southern Air Transport. She arrived here late yesterday by plane from Waco, where testified lo this at tin- foi'mer trial it ciinlrt not lie found in Ihe ivrcml. His ;k- lo his i-nnvri-salioii with IliK-t was lor- ndiiicted by Clibv. a little louder, lio repeat-! the "1 say it's a intehty dArk nigiit ItuniBlil." Hut there was the livly i" of her drapery, not a sound, from her lips. On went the car. Tin; light- I.Osi ANGKLIW, May Trie which swept University of flonil stage and going out at low places below ami above it is al- most al a slundslill wilhii: its al the cimnty briilgo h the gnvCTiimonl gauge is located. The reading of the gauge at noon was 24.3 feet, or nearly a toot above Ihe flood and two- tenths of ;v foot higher Iliau tlie re- cord overflow of However, the reading is believed to rcct, as the gauge was moved from the railroad lo the county bridge a year ago and the county hridiw h a foot higher than th" railroad bridge, which the cor- rect rending feet, cir un iticlics le-s than tlie record stage of 24.7 ft'Ct in However, lint crest of the flood is imt du- for 21 hours and it H expected to he unprec cclentc'd. The river was f' el .nut inff at Oieio at 7 a. iu. ;cr and al a stuiidstill ;V. Co 33 DRIVERS IN GETAWAY. INDIAXAPOLIK. May Thirty-iltree racing ears stiortert across the starting line at 10 o'clock tin's morning in the annual Indianapolis Memorial Day Auto- mobile race for a distance of DOO miles. The largest crowd in Hie history liie classic saw tin.- getaway. There was only one scratch, Phil I'ardce, who was scheduled to pilot Italph 1'alnia's car. He was injured late yesterday when lie crashed during a practice, work- out. His place was mVcii by Hill in a Miller Special. .in Duray. slceriiis Packard SiM-rial. was the ili'st across the lino. liaiph Hepburn, in another l.'ackarcl. was second. Kalis Stapp, in a Miller Special, was Ihird. Cliff Wondlmry 01 l.'hicago. the favorite, C......-When did she gel oil? and lirislitor. The Valve, started cb, iu a Simplex, Ri-t nil? (1. Yes: drive ou. There was but one and she was looking out ssenRer of the i and near Mail'. Street California last niuhl left the school in iK.ctial ruins tculay. 'flu- Ihre.itenecl for a lime wipe out the entire institution. Many builditius were ruined, costly ji.iii'.tings destroyed and the Kym- m.-ium Heavy daraa-T v thi- ic hall and foreign lust this side of .Hum Linn.; nearer -1, she a mnrried lady? .1 W'M to, know. sir. Want inirVcr and n penlleman's liervvt tliuniliage iu time liverecl Ihe (ommeneeinent at li.iylor rniversity ;vid rei.eivcd an lunuiiabU: degree of bachelor uf law. Mrs. Willebiaiuil did not speak; need jconceriiing leer resignation .Inne 15- 1'er- as assistant I'nitecl -Slides -iu the restaurant whin Little will] Kllis anil had ons nf cotnn being lowcrc.d i gr.u-c'1' but she did lint witness window ns he r-utered tbp !car. pl.-ncd Ihr fare in Ihe slot svnl itooli hiln> turned and liie li-h' S a. in., according tu advi< ceived by Dul'rr of Hi" loria Sand aad Cravel t'omi A dispatch rrceivvd Weather c. jacks, Inral s at re- Vic A estimate is pl.iod at I200.000. of th driviii'..' a li'j l.iinlb. Hay iiil'il. lluray was leadiuK tin' iirst ten ili-s. Tin- is tiie hottest In ars. OF COW, SETS RECORD May A hen nwneil here has laid ;1n -u fotir ounc-cs. .tvci-.i--- runs about two Ii i- bclii-vcd that the fowl's am- was aroused by the pv'rfor- nf Ihe tlnve Kast Prussian wiiK h iu last year ,i milk jiinl bnltcr records u-d iu the river ,U (ell full on cxlaimi'd. "We- Thai all. was I off at !lv nccllried niter they i tin- ;the of llu-ir j nill leni.iit, lint lho lady sat motionless] seem to ail tiie w n stauia with an elbow ou Ihe j mere. ENGLAND ELECTING MANY EMBERS OF PARLIAMENT TODAY and nii rrinirteil an rain incli.'s there yivwd.iy. I; at Vi< loria at today ;'.nd Ihf iiliH. for aiioilo-r are fiilliiK al other jtoii'.is n'vcr valley Tim river bmk owr-j- and t town cully wat.MS ffi r.- eJisiilfins' to SI'.ON. May UNSI -111 it unit to Hi.- 11 "'-i- tl! 5 c Conur.'Uis. Tlciti- I'm! Liberals and are i cd wa- iutorvuptcd and iiiiindatio; BEFOEUING HERO OF FORT WORTH FLIGHT HURT IN CAR WRECK May :v. s. i-.-r.iiy and treasurer Oil I'miir-any and to- vvlV.i-'liiu plane .1 "Thv Vorl W'irti-." in es- endurance rec injmv! in al i-.tcid-.-nt i'H ilie Vt. eai iy l Miay. iniulies. ;