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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 11, 1929, Victoria, Texas i "White Gold Framei" Not only the latest, but comfortable, tlfong and ityliali. They are wearing them now. DR. JACK KAHN Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist .AFTERNOON EDITION- FOR FURNITURE AND GA? STOVES SEE HOLLAND Ternij Phone 159 Geo. H. French, Publiihcr. FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWL5T IN GENERAL. Subscription: 56.00 Per Annum VOLUME 31 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE It, 1929. NUMBER 286 Timely Topics YES I AM proud, 1 must be proud lo see Men not afraid of God, afraid of TEN YEARS AGO Oregon iind Colorado inaugurated Ihe gasoline lax. On August 1, when the new Illinois three-cent lax goes i effect, every state and Hie District of Columbia will levying u lax nijalnst motor fuel. Thi! lax now runs from two to six cents it gallon and the trend has been one of constant Increase. Last year Ihe average tax wa K tti J. C. EVERTSON, 80, PIONEER VICTORIAN, DIES ATERRVILLE tlircc In :i5 states tlio en lire nut rfivmmft. utter cltMUulini LoUettinn uscil For rura puriiosen. lu three PS :t pnt oE the lax was used for public Ecliuol in llvij a portion wont fin- struct construction; En two stales llio small sums wore placed in iho general slale fund, anil in several other stales ot thu tax was employed for purposes he si roml building. Here are UK; two tin-al imminent ot gusolliic lux. One is lo iiKrea.--o tho amount, until it i.; out ii[ economic [ivopoi'Lion to thr t-Ost of fuel; tlu; oilier is to nsi: :L tax. levied against :i certain portion of tiie population foi1 purposes, tliesc are doinj. tlio tax unfair (jiifincatory antl an obnoxious ample; of elites U'gisIiUinn. llocuuso Ihe gad tax 13 casil led ami coik'detl is no why legislatures should Increase i vfhcn funds for purpose c oilier are needed. The iiittoni' hilo. from a social and busing sUsu'lnoint. has almost miUmitc IroiK'fits. To raise the lax beyoi natin-ill limits or to nae the mono foi oilier limn roiid bull iufc1 and tnahilenance. legislaU ngainsL a prcjst agency nf pleasur and iivogrcss. DID YOU ever notice Unit most o[ the inother-in-lawtf who Uve with I llieir nuirried aren't any at housework? A SURVEY recently conducted shows tint intelligence is the qual- ity most in ilenmnd by young men seeking wives. Tluit choice does Hie boys some credit. It shows nl least they realize that there ought be some of it in every family. The Had Intelligence was receiv- ed here this morning "f the death of J- C- Kvertson, SO, at llio home of !iis HOU, Fred KverlKon, in KCIT- He yoHtcrduy aftfjrnuon, Mr. Kvemtm was u resident of iclorin for many years, coming ere from KUHKHS. lie was tiie rif a livery stable in tint for over thirty years and i] ceeiit yours was unpaged in tin eal estate tons muss. His heall I egau to fail him a year ago an luce OtiiohtM1 lie had hi'un confined his lieil. A muulh ago lie was iken to Kc-rrvilie, Mr. KvtiL'tsmi is survived Ijy his vifc and son. The funeral was leld at Kerrville this afternoon, lnt pastor of the iMethodist CImrch ILOLV comitLutinL; Hie rites. Boy Scout Work Deserving Of Public Support'! P, 1 H K KKiSHSSHKSSiTH 'iPrl Contract To Be Let For River Valley Bridge CITIZIH5 IT PARENTS AND THREE CHILDREN DROWN IN RIVER IN VERMONT HANni.OI'll. VI.. June cliililrcn, ranglni; in ass1! of two inontlis lo four years, wen orplianeil today following I li i drowning of Ihe other five member; of the family of Henry lloanlmai here last niplit in Ihe ileacheruu currents of the west branch of III While Itiver. Harry, trying lo swim svilli n inflated aulomohile lube. Two sisters, lleatricc, 17. and On; went to the rescue and guv heir lives in an elforl lo save the M'othev. The franlic father and miilhi drowned lo save tiic-ir ch ilren. inemfier of Ihe family con swim. The surviving children were ing in tins yard when Ihe hodi were frfim the.- river. THE MAN who thinks will soon know he can. he Under Observation hamber of Conimcrcc Leads With Subscription to Fi- nance Year's Work. UNO OF NEEDED irst Drive in 16 Months to Be Made for Support of Scout Movement. CHILDREN ARE keen observers by the time they are ten they kii'iw almost as much as their par- ents. WERE IT NOT for the ftorod away in good honks I should lo face old age. WHEN A HUSBAND sees his put on war clothes and war painl, he wonders whether she's hying to pleas ii the idea. WISCONSIN CAUSES HOT DEBAT IN TEXAS SENATE him or just wha'. AUSTIN', -lime a fisht "1C Si-mile today. resolution by the lA'siislalnrc of Wisconsin pclilioninc; Con.nress to call a conslilulioTial convention, was referred Lu the Committee Koderal Relations from Hie I'om- luillcc on Constitutional Amend- meals. Senator Tom I.ovc. Dallas. do Al a mosl enthusiastic' auJ well ittende.l meeting .Monday night lie citizens "i Vicl.uia showed heir enthusiasm lor the work now- liclns clone wilh llio Boy Scouts mil announced thai they would re- inance ilia Victoria Snb-lHvisiou oi the Council oil Thursday of Hcrclorovr., llio Sraul Council lins through ;i niiuu'il aix-u. hut inuilo sis mDillils ago wlic-roby LU-ivlly all o( ilu1 money coiilvilmi- Victoria will lie siionl at. Victoria aiid oil Victoria hoys only. amusement lias been much more satisfactory tluiil Uiat in liic As a r.jsllit it lias liccni iios- for Hie SHlvCuuiH'il lo employ fC-out I'xci-ntivc vosiil'jnco anil he will dcvolo liisi Victoria acting Ioniy in a way ovor tiie 'troops in Calhoiin, ilcfugio and Counties. Tlie soloclioii of 10. ill llio laiiaclty of scoiil. executive was most fortunate. .Mr. Kcklcs lejuvciiiileil the hoys' mris.t ivily is apparent around the Memorial Ilul at ail limcj the day and lale into the nlglil since lie has been (leveling ;sll of liiu time lo Ihc work. The arrangements maile by Hie .Siont Cnuni-il are such dial It was possible for Hie boys to organise. Bids to Be Received by High- way Commission on June 25. i i hoard's meeting Tuesday and it j folly because of the intensified. TLjn'rr MFPT was concluded by Ihe Clumber oflgooil work being clone, and it is i i ntlllL I LAnllU IllLL 1 Commerce that tho organization thai who can really j 111 would back this work Ibis year la I afford lo do sci will double their i yf a successful conclusion and asked i previous subscriptions, to be Ihe first lo contribute 5100. WILL COST Work Also to Be Started Soon on New Briclye Across River Here. The Stale Highway Commission will on Jlme 25 let Ihe non'ract t'oi tho most cosily conslrucUon worli on Highway Xo. I- in Victor ia t'oui1. I 'Thi.s work will tourist of lw Tiie car left the road just after 'obtain the right-of-wiiy for tin; crossiu? a bridge over a small aoproiioh of Hi.' in- anc! turned a somei.-iiult in down a 20-foot Three Special Trains Will Transport Workers and Families. TO COMING Victorians Invited to Join Railroaders in Outing at Pleasure Island. TIio employes uE ill': FouUiern 'aciiic injiiera! siioiv; in Hnn-.ton .ml (heir lar.iilics will hold Iliolr 2nd animal picnic and outing ill 'icioria t'.iiurdiiy. June Tho larty cuusisis of lictwetii and i.iiini people 'and three rains will he usi-d to Iranspoit liem. Tin: iiicnic will be held at Measure Island, an vc- near Ihe business ceuier of tha Tliri'e days laler, on Tuesday. Iune tiiu Vk-tinia County Hoys' (Jiris' Agricultural Clubs v.-IH inild their lirst unnuiial c.-Diirfif! ami rally, all'! fully Iicriji'u: aru expo'.-icrt to attend Ibi3 event. The of Victoria are Invited lo atlciid hfith affairs. This Invitation on behalf, of the railway emiilnyes was extended by VT. 11. 1 Col'fwy. chairman of the 1'ieuic Coiniairiee, ill a letter to Ihii oi Commerce, as follows: Houston, Teias. June 7th. 1523. To The Chamber of Commerce, of Victoria, Texas. Mr. 0. A. 1'ringle. Tiie shop employees ot the Hou- ston general shops of the Texas aiul New Orleans Kailroivl Com- pany have st'lf'-ted your fair rity for their Thirty-Second Annual nii: and O'Jlins to bo held at I'le'i- sure Island Saturday, June 22, On bciialf of the employees we wish to extend tu the citizenship it a most cordial invita- ion lo join us ill this day's out- laiiic.ilion.i are lhat we will mend 100 iwr cent stronB and v.ciiid like tor you lo be wilh tu he same way. II. COTFEY. Cliair- man Picnic Committee. 11. K. (5ARHBTT, rolary Picnic Comralttpe. TKIKD SOMI-: KTrrKv heard a young man Ihe nllu-r nigbl singing. "Call Me Hack Again." If we arc not badly mis- taken, he'll not be called bach tliey pl.iyed nm sweetest pieces. Annn. nn'lK'i1. Diri'rlly, lirenVer. but Kiill u" re nnl BRITISH PRFM1FR SrCTt in Miat partlcu- DFllllOn rnLlllll-n line of work. The Viam'ia District At Oue lime he OflWIiWr Tfl II TR .lield the hand but mini- THE WORLD may be small, bill few walk around it. THE NATIONS of Ihe world arc whoonins un Hie "we won't niiv innri'." ido.i, bnl new ships and lonliniie to accumulate >fu the aisenals of Ihe world. ENJOY IT NOW and pay for it lelcr, Is the slogan of Ihc install- Mint house. II sounds so in in h lhau the plea build- ini; and to save now and en- it laler. MAN IS the brains, but woman is I be heart of humanity. THE RIGHT kind of team wor'r increases steam work. [of a banrl for Victoria, mnile a con tlaet witti this juvenile li RFTTFR th-riii DLI icn turned back into the band treas- LONDON. .June 1 1. ;1HS) was ury In for Ihe inslrunients. accepted as a certainly today thai which gttarantted by held the winning band but ned his cards in such a bungling inannr-r lhat if his f'nrs were a iillle longer In: would pass for a jackass. The Advocate of July 1 1. IW. innn- Tiien Hie I'bie Imikr Into ii general medley, tiikins in all (be strains fur half an Tin- neM day Ihe J-OIIIIR ceniloiin'ii were in tereslcd to learn tin' ri.nui: ladies liivd left the cily Ihe ous nficrnoon to vi.-it friends in Ihc coimlry. -l-'i-om The Advmale of August 2S. 1SSS. Tlie Kraile leading ----------ilo liie Inidso is steep and it was of the c-ar was traveling at a saliK an ,.alr, a hearts llu, Harry said tu he au employe of the OUahoma Tonsil in lion Company, Kniriaad snifei fd necks. Cinup's skull wa's crushed. It that its const! IILUOU wi! undertaken at an early date right-of-way for Ihe westeri months The new bridce ho located at (In: fool ef M Street, two blocks above ent bridge. The contract for No. 12 from Viel'iiia to tiie .lack- was raid llial Mrs. KIIK.....ri.'snu I'oiinty line lei at tb- la-t bad a clwm.e to meeliiiK of (he. rommi- Uiuii. The sradiaj; and Ivi'ii.s of Ihc three victims f slnu lures will be comi.let- it NEW 30-BAY STAY .lime .1. l.-.-.iliy. senH'iui'd In "'i? in tb'J .Irii c'nair v.-as :i a slay of execution hy 'I.....iy Monday. 'fill- .-.'ay w.js governor M' ill iliat pardon i raisin, be siunl lime lo sillily tie] i'l'V'- bi AT THIS TIMK YKA1W ber of of The sirl le.o-her and Ihe our town. .Mr. Kcklcs will sive bis sweeter L-ii 1 gradual.' will s...... be cnlir.- time lo the iusliufiion of! oinirely at h-isine. Then the the siouis in all lines of activity Ucntlc owb..y will lieRin Ihe sweet- .mil no will be made, byjesl roniulnp he was ever enticed him for nm miifical inslnieliun soji" thesliHlentisa imy 'rh': of .Inly At Mon.liiy 'thr Seoul Council. Ihc, value of th" AN- KMI'TV IIOl'SK The A'lvoc.iti' a iiooil olu Ihe day on lonr reme de la ircilK" yiiLiim sot-iely men. They ili-'inselves up "11 landless" and wi-nt out serelladill.-. Thele were Tile luatler of nf Invely ladies a' except in the Xorlhwesl. work ills, ussed at Ihe meet- lonllv dnrllius Ihe Premier McDonald, hea'l of I lie new Labor (Jovernmenl. will lo Washington bile in -Inly or to collier with loover upon Anpilo-Ainorir-au rela- inns, especially naval rediuliims. The premier pries to .Seollaini lo on a ten day vacation. He >xpccts lo linti rresidcnl invilalion awaitiiiK him on bis re- urn. WEATiiWORT ehmdy and cooler work Was dis. ussed at Ihe meet- ;l t.'itain InnHy .1 Hint, i Partly cloudy cooler except in ins of Ihe lioanl of Diieclors of ('iiy.of Uoscs. so the viiiiai; chaps jebarK Ibe Soiilhwest. 'he Chamber of Comnicce ;V. tlie i took themselves in lhat direction, [vire versa. if'jhl's of il. Ihc, value of til" work beins done wm fully discus-', sell and it was the general opinion o: Iliose present that the ritiwnrfj would bo niuc'h inore liberal in 'donations to this wcuk this J'-OU UKVKNTF, O.VI.Y. N'o can imacirir llnliiiy All- shier. I'.ickard praises of Ilnick s. or Jliki-Ki'ilt. Unick- a-' ill. IV.'- pillilir to buy I'.'ll simi- lar Illiuss ncrasiriiiiilly in tlie iK-M'siiaper lirid. ;-.s :ii. frdli.vvini: from TV.- Ad Voeate ol I. "The an.' inv ulioiit their deuvn r.i us I here is very in lb" ,lo nuaircl over. Tlie c.ia only the kettle Is black, and APPROVES NEW SYSTEM FOR PATR01.ING BORDER i June j hi's approved 1-1 for a ii.i-atloii oi' llic l.iw enl'olvi-nirul ,n nvlllods ef C.iliaiii.ill and --r', Mcxiran boideis. il became known .1 f'.n.uiiiii; mi introili IS C.rnlll M. of Michigan ot a bill ri Ktati's llorder The time for the paving cnntr the Victoria-lioliail f'oisnty the highway to lie with mo or thri'e ni.'iitli- will lie of eoio-ivt. width of Is leet. i Tiie adveilii-em. for Ihe i .instruction ef bliflKei wi--t ol Ilie lisherl eL-evrhere in tlic-.' I.. :cl FLAGS TO HANG IN HOUSE ANB SENATE AI'STIN. T-x ;