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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 3, 1929, Victoria, Texas "White Gold Frames" Not only the latcit, but comfortable, flrong and stylish, They nre wearing them now. DR, JACK KAHN Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNSTURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Eajy Terms Phone 159 Geo. H, French, Publisher. VOLUME 31 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSf IN GENERAL. Timely Topics ALL THAT A MAN HATH WILL HE GIVE FOR HIS A GOOD DEAL ot lather is Ijn- liiK worked up over the fact that Col. rJtidbcrfili Is nverse to II.IVWK the mob paw him over. The fact that Ihe colonel evades tlie crowds Infuriates them and makes them blood thirsty. The fundamental rule applies in this case. What the people can't have, the people wmit. 'Hie worst pan ot it Is that the people don't know what they want. They think (hey do, but they don't. We recall, iiol so many years Unit the people Ihought they wanted lo lilsa Lieutenant liohson, and they did kiss him mid the lieuten- ant never recovered from it. have n0 condemnation for l.inJbcreh because be keeps peo- ple ul an arms length. Certain nir.mbera of Ihc press express fear that by his aloofness the colonel will alienate many admirers. No danger. As Ions as he keeps out o! their reach they will storm aft- er him. Outc he permits them to over him his day will he short. The colonel is not onJy a hero in more ways than one, but he is wise, beyond (he day and generation of the crowd v.'lm would pasv him over Jinil steal his coat buttons ami kiss him. The colonel knows that the public only kisses a man to betray him. THE YOUNG MAN who commit ted suicide by jumping off the sla- hie ot Liberty bad his own about liberty. THE PRICE of wheat has ROIIC down lo pre-war levels but tiie price, of bread seldom reaches the nickle loaf. ONE WAY to spend money fool- ishly is to give your young sun a dollar and tell him to bring home the change. WELL, IN a few weeks after Ihe commencement orators have finished, the old world will was hj'ck to normal. ONE WAY tr> gct work done quickly, if not loo well. is. (o gct about two hours behind just be- fore the ball game. IT Is INTERESTING to observe that (he Allied nations, by forcing disarmament in Germany affect a saving for that country of hundreds of millions of dollars per year. In fad. the absence of excessive arin- amenl cosls will probably enable the, Germans to pay the repiVrn- lions demanded and slill save money. In the meantime, some of the neifihliors of Certnaiiy arc getting each year by Einancini; large military establishments for the pur. pose of keeping (icrmiwy in her place. WE WOULD have arranged it differently. In the fall when there is no grass to mow or spring work- to be done, we are full of pep, but when spring comes round with leaves to and grass trt rnovv and the multitude of duties that spring always brings on, pep is at THE THOUGHT .stirs no HUIy speculation in our mi nil on another matter. tvevorrU years ago we rd out to irwUf our firvt million. Tlw task as yot is and hem o Ilif! thought minifies. will (ho It-rill tlial one vou.snnribly rx- jM-.Tt ujion the out of tbo iuiiial million pal! with (he realiza- tion as did the appctifo for and linnl (toiler! eg as1.' VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, MONDAY AFFERNOON, JUNE 3, Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 279 X JURY DISAGBEES IN r- w. L n ETHEL LITTLE CASE rormer Victoria County Official Dies At Warton AND IS DISCHARGED' K Tlie jury in (lie case ut Klhel lie, ncKioss, i-barned with the iiuir- was discharged by District Judge J. I'. I'ool Sunday morniiiK at 11 o'clock a Her being out 21 lioiuw and ling to agree. It stood eight 10 four for conviction. I The woman was tried a year ago and Kivcn an Indeterminate sen- lence of two lo five years in the i penitentiary but Ihe case was re- versed and remanded. Following Ihe disagreement of the jury yes-' terday. District Attorney J. V. Van- denberge. Jr., announced his doler- j minalinn to try the case again at the nest term of conn. In the mean-! lime the defendant will continue at' liberty under fj.rnw bond. -ImiKC I'ool and .Mr. Vandcnbergo arc now in Cnero, where court con-. veiled this morning. Sells More Of Road Bonds r Along the Concrete LATE OPPONENT IS CHIEF DEPUTY OF SHERIFF WE1S1GER Also Rcciuired to Make Interest Quarter of One Per Cent Higher. L waV 12 and Lateral Diehard A. Rogan has succeeded H. P. Hamilton as Sheriff n. S. Weisiser's chief deputy and jailer. Mr. Rogan served as chief deputy under former Sheriff Ujuis 0. Hud- ler and was Sheriff Weisiqcr's op- ponent at the last election. Mr. Itogan ran such a clean race that following the election liis success- ful opponent paid him a, public ivi- a Premium of S7.225. The bnte. He Is Rencrally recognized ''mul J Viitorin County On Sa'.nrilay sold niorp of its roarl bonds to the Tort Vv'onii Kationai ConU'any for a premium of However, the Imnils arc to how five ner cent iiin-ri'si, whilu tiiu JSTjU.niiu prev- iously sold are 4 3-4 Ijtimls uml as an nlilc and fearless peace c[ tinted to the high interest rates of firer as well us n most worthy citi- ci'" improcedent- zcii. speculations in Wall Street. Sixteen bids were received for Hie bonds sold the Tlie few months that Mr. Itamil- lon served as deputy sheriff nnd jailer was his first experience a> a peace officer and he made a splendid impression. His desire lo engage in farming again caused his retirement. He home in the I-'len of which his father, Ab Hamilton, and brolher, fhas. Hamilton, are leading farmers. itogan has for sonic years been serving as superintendent of the county poor farm and the Com- missioners' Court nt its meeting OH .lime V) will name his successor to position. rdiiy and all ex- cept the one accepted demanded intr-rest rates of from o 1-1 lo 5 1-2 per cent, substantial premiums were offered for the higher rules will muke his compared will, tlic dif- feieine in (he interest the county Vtp. I NEED MV IA5T TfME MILES OH Trie .OLP S FI1T9 J.PJK (U Time of Death Engineer in Charge of Removal of Colorado River Raft. WORK WASJ5UCCESSFUL Stricken While Witnessing River Flood Complete Task He Started. have life of the bonds. I Tonr ber MEXICANS CHARGED WITH TAXING CUERO CARS CAUGHT HERE Three young; Mexicans charged with the-theft of two automobiles at Cnwo ,ivcre apprehentied Sunday at the Spring Creek bridge (lie Sheriffs Department and delivered to City Marshal -Adams ;vnd Deputy Sheriff McC'Ioskey ot t'l'ero. One of Ihe stolen cars, a yord touring ,-iir. was abandoned when a_c s( il stuck in the mud on the out-. rnndred nnd thirty-one sand of thc county- bond issue voted in Xovem- H'27. has now been sold, leav- ing a balance of unsold. Of Ihe money derived from the sales already made is to fty; appli, is for lateral ;Mrnrtimi. Of I lie remaining, is to nsod in ihe conslrne- tion of Highway xo. ;n in Ihe building tii0 victoria- Kcfiigio Highway. Ki, far only ,1 preliminary survey has been made of the latter highway the final survey of Highway No. 2ft is ,1OW- Hearing completion. lhc eels at this time worning im jjie south end. fmm Victoria to the County line. The linn of Highway Xo. 12 has been in progress for some months. The ;iml drain- fur the section frnm BRAVES OF VICTORIA PASTORS DECORATED ON MEMORIAL DAY CONDEMNED MAN'S FATHEMS DEAD .rune Merrilnan, f.ilher oi' Key -Nferriman. crmvictid criminal as sanltcr. was found dead in bed at his home here today. Hoy in jnil in-re the outcome of the appeal of his mortal uay and also on the (oinbs cases, having been convicted and memorial plagues of I'ather., 1 f-''vt--n a death senterne in connc: Gardel aflil in St Mary's "un ;1" on a gill here il on Highway No. 12 and last December. ton- Through the thoiightfiiluess of Mrs. .1. M. lirownson a wreath was placed on every niinislcr's grave sl.irts of Cnero. The l-'ord rcsiiisicr, whicli was found iiT Ihc possession ot the youths, placed under arrest Ihcy told Ihe officers where Ihc other car midd found. TEN YEARS and rnlnraoo impnstMl a nu piso HIT, Since York Illinois IK'ssfiii their UPVT Mil this your ATneik'iin has tho c-iso- line lax. vary in c; from two lo five tents per gallon. l.iVl yowr forty- MX slates collect- e'l through this souvn'. and spent nearly all of it for i.ikr all new (axes tlic gasoline levy was bitlrrly lU-uoxuu ed and (1, Irti I JloJjudy .setlil.S against tl uoflS Hnndreds of Confederate veter- ans' graves were decorated, also the graves of three or four velcr-1 aas of the War of 1S12 ami ISI'3! and the jjrnvcs "f soldiei-o of .ill j snbseiiuent wars. j HSGH HONOR IS ACCORDED BELASCOi-- FORD AND EDISON PLEAD FOR TRIM OF VOLSTEADISM' VOHK, .l i-, JORY SELECTED FOR POISON LIQUOR TRIAL AT PEORIA, ILLINOIS I'KUlitA. June the lo hear tiie evidence in (he killing of twenty three per- sons by tin: wholesale dislribllliun of puison lifiaor, the story of the clime with is charged cuml Jiere I'iday. Tiie siale will altempt (o get all the evidence before lilt: jury, the defense will attempt lo iel ntilhhig cater the records cx- cc-ui Ihiit which direiliy concerns Ihe nth rif HiirtdHi Huddleston, jiiirng window ti-innner of Jiomer- set hid., !ur whosv1 murder Malls- field will be tried first. inrlvi Ligainsl Mansfield and lie J. 1'. Markliam, engineer fov 'he Colorado River flood prevention project died at U'liar- Ion at 11 p. in. Thursday, shortly iifter. lie had returned from a trip to the river lo inspect the flnod sUna- lion. Death was lo heart tvon- Ijlo. wiiicli had cu'll'iied iiini to bin room in a local hotel most oi the inie for the hist week. His body si-nl to Housion Saturday for burial. Tlie service as at Saired Heart Church after tlic arrival oi the train from V.'harton Saturday morning. -Mr. M ark bam had mrviinK the trip to the river, against (he advice of friends, when he learned of its flooded condition. He was the one who had re-ram- mended tlic rr-niornl of (lie in the Colorado, 1C, miles below Con, several years KSO. and been employed by the reiliinui- lion district to cany out the pro- ject. IIU wurk was S'J Per cent completed. His recommendation had eiiconn- VOKK. lii-lasio governor of Ihe morial ThcaliT at Siratfu England, avcollling In HI nienl troni his loda of ]er's law cjifmeetneni pr.j-ntm [his request pioliihilicu b. g elected 'en a fair was m.iMe pub u-Avon, I signing iho lulled Henry Kurd. Thomas A. i-: have been and the Paving cnn'rar-l for liiis seelion lei. Ihe paving in he of (nnireie. Tlic KrartiiiL- and drainagr strnc- lnie inilf' of (lie t.'ity ot hr sul'1'ii rn't-omo. lvio.-e i niHrh Irafhrv (him font il. lh0 clcc-! Oioiv ar-L thr sysiv-ni is coin- (ttr'ain was tvv ;t pMrfl. Viclori.) will mnhTii ;iii'J oiiiont.s enough assunit? inu; puny are Iryul at work oil ll'H'ir airs.--- t'ln; way to A'-ivoiaN1 Kelnuary Cfmbcr 15, ox THI: TO rntXA. Calf I mining opt usi 1 on in Hi-tii-4 Trinity in a place .f mil' ltu> oi th'1 {.MHy i-'LUhi spot in Mr. O'tiri', tint- an iiiniuth'r aninu o' liiMhiiro liniiiil. Th" 1 YOBHTOWNHIGHWAY CONTRACT AWARDED YOHKTOWX, Tex., June 3.-Con- luM bus been let hj- the Highway I in c. T. of Kan iv: miles of grading and rnj Highway 7J. This sii-ir'n is iri'iu Hie Yorktown road di.-ivici line to tonnccl with Higlv v. ,i j I ii'.'ar Cuero. ii-iie: also been i..v Jjiiildff.i; of Highnvvj- 113 tlv InAVirt Conniy line lic- tv, e.-n Y'irktown ,ind Wcesntche on l i (li-liad. a of !ij or more Cloudy Weather and Rain to Wash Off Silt Would Help. RIVER FALLS BY INCHES Down Less Than Foot This Afternoon But Overflow Waters Receding Fast. An airplane currying yeast for Coffey's American Maid liakery arrived in the city late this afternoon from Houston. The delivery by plane was -'t essential due to the washed -i out roadbeds of the Southern Pacific Lines between Victoria and Houston following unnre- ccdentcd overflows. The plane relumed to its hangar scion after landing hen. i1 liners, on tiie sronnd thai reinnv- nl of Die raft would deprive them of tlie needed auiimuhtiou of wa- ter and flood part of I lie land below the raft. Hesidents of snid. bow-ever, that if the channel had not been opeind tiit. inescnt flood would have hiundxed the lown. Mr. Markhiini was lioru in Klniira. X. y., c-'i years He canic to Texas a youiiiJ uum isiid war, for .1, numlj-.r of years as an engineer for tin1 Antonio anil AraiKas K.iilv.-.iy. He came to (rum Victoria four ago. He bad studied the Culoraili) ISiver flood problem for .-ume time at his own e hefoiv h-.- employed by Hie distri.i to uiuy onl his his son. .1. P. M.irkhniu. jr., s ill Houston. Mr. from 3fi-i> io friends here, hi ing great SUIT" is a sist-'f ot .1 this city' and her hoi liana i werk me M'l.l Wlu.v :UT i i.d in ii many of hi be completed from to the (iips p.isture. nu! YorKliMvn-Xordlicim rrud. Con-1 wnrti nil alxiig Uiis is r nay. BURIAL AT HOUSTON. (Houston Chfoniele) Kniii'l'.il services fi r .f. I'. Mnvk- Sr., S'i. tounty cnciiurr ,if j CiM'.nly, C.-'K) died ,y ns day and night. I'uminued p.ige two) llecanse it! washouts between Mac-key and U'liurlon, the Koutliern 1'acilie is ruutins all of its Hous- ton and Iliu tirande Valley trains by the way of the Han Antonio and Ar.uisns Pass Itailway and running si-ill h.iins from Viutoriu fo lite- ville tr> connect with them. About three miles ot (rack in the Colorado I'.iver valley between JIackey and Wlurton is under a fool of water and gravel has been washed out in places, making, it danxcnii's !o run (rains over the traek. interruption in the service occurred Sunday morning and will, the river at a standstill it Iras been impossible to repair the danuivc. It is expected that this work can proceed some time Tues- day. The River, which reached its flood crest at Victoria Friday evening, had fallen a total oi only nine inches by two o'clock this afternoon and went down but as: inch and ;v half last night. The river i.; falling so slowly bcCEiuse oE the flood waters.r which covered an area three to five miles wide in places, draining'to it. The llnod waters have receded several foci but not us rapidly as was ex- peeled. At niero the river had fallen 11 1-2 feet by o'clock this m.iriiiiip. or from 37 1-2 feet i" foot, and was beginning, to into its at many points. Quile n controversy is ragin, here old timers as lo whe- litcr the present rise was the high- es; on record. Only the measure- I mem of the river itself a given jpiiint can be taken as a guide and i.iccnrdias to this measurement it was al lea.-'t three inches higher jihis time tliau in the previous re- rise of 1913. reach j ins: a ,n' approvimntely 27 Krans Wasncr. whose blacl; sniMii at the foot of thf n.nniy vvhere the river ha; hccn mi'-a-ured for years, is author- it} for st.itemenl. Kriday h? had to build up the. levees which "i kei't water out ot hi.-, I .-hop. When i; AV.IS suggested Ih.V jtho ii-vccs doul.tless hail worn dtiwf. years. Mr. said i'lolnbly w.n tmo init that tlis- on the no1 jwir :i and mat Ihe liver a; leait three indie's higher or 'ru before. Other are Iryina to prov; c.mlcnjion.- as to Ihe exten i lie iisi< by inakini; comparison: lo! th- re.ulv.-d hy ovcrfhm 1 Cor.ti-iiic-d on rage two) ;