Advocate (Newspaper) - June 26, 1929, Victoria, Texas "White Gold Frame." only the latest, but comfortable, strong and stylish. They are wearing them now. DR. JACK KAHN Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist FOR FURNSTURE AND GAS STOVES SEt, HOLLAND AMDUR .AFTERNOON EDITION- Easy Tcrnn Phone 169 leo. H. Frencb, Publisher. FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWtSf IN GENERAL. Subscription: Per Annum VOLUME 31 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 26, 1929. NUMBER 299 Timely Topics "DON'T TRY TO MAKE YOUR CHILD ANOTHER YOU; ONE'S EVERY DRIVER ot aulomo- bile has a lender regard for the rights of lhe pedestrian when lie bappotiH lo be Hie pedestrian. On bitch Oceanians they arc In a Posi- tion to understand thai approxi- mately 05 per cent ot all iicrsous injured or killed in automobile ai- c-ldenls arc pedestrians. They are them willing, aflcr u narrow escape front sonic driver, to bellcvo tba a pedestrian is cnlillcd to safety and Ihal wln'ther lie is in the righ or wrong the driver should pro led him. We hope that every iv.itumobll driver in Victoria who reads this will make up his or her mind lo drive carefully, having regard lo the presence of children in the streets, tins location of schools ami playgroinnls. and Hie natural ten- dency of children lo ignore danger of they ave not fully nware. IDGEC W 88 FORMER VICTORIANS DISPLAY INTEREST SHORT COURSE H K Roy Scout summer Camp May Be Held Here dren particularly. 'i'liey furnish one-third of the fatalities re suit from automobile accidenls. They are entitled ID safely. If drivers do mil give It to llicm, then it is time for the stale to step in iinil by laws slriclly cnfon-ed, ive. that Ihe liiidren of Texas have 3-: near ab.solme protection as can U; obtained. AinoiiB the former Victorians who attended tlie Short Course held her if yesterday was Walter K. Dic-kerson of Kan Antonio, director j( Public, Ileiations, of the Central Power and bight Company, who luring his residence lierc was very active in commercial rind ngrli-iil- I lira! cl'ib work. He was acc-oni panted by Mrs. Hickerson. Another former Victorian who also wan most helpful in the same work eonlil not lie present lint lie expressjed liis interest. in tin- fol- lowing telegram: Kt. Coin.. June 25. Mr. W. K. General C.liairinuJi of tjie Hoys' nuil Girls' Am'iciil- t u nil Clubs. Victoria, Tex. To I lie wills and boys, as well Banquet Features Victoria Short Course OUR I unil Act. ciSt words: Think LOOK AND ACT liarl. pmxl] has kept many :i HHL' girl iM-iing an old YOU CAN'T win promotion will mil in a l or. as lo I he splendid men and women for the great work in hich yon are engaged. I send reelings and all good wishes. I sincerely regret that it is im possible for mo to lie with you lo- j day. Distance alone H respon- sible for my absence. I imst I hat much goud will result innu your meeting and that il will he long remembered liy all present. Pleii.se convey lo each and every one my kindest regards. I hope to see you all next winter. JOHN PIMI.I.H'S. COUNCIL! EF 10 ill II; Would Have Pleasure Island Designated as Perm'an- ent Site. He Clever Has a Crop Failure CAMP LASTS TEN DAYS; To Be Held in July and Boys from Eleven Counties are to Attend. A BANKER calls addition to 111- liv.-l that while there arc a million to spend money there is but one way to .-ave H- THE MOST dangerous adversary ill a fight is the man who can grin .when be is hart hit. AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE driv- ers paid J20.nOn.tJDO in 192S for gasoline which they did not re- ceive, according to the statements mr.de by Krncs.t -N. Smith, general manager of the American Automo- bile Association. At least one-sixth of all gasoline sold in that year, or approximately gallons, was subjected to short measure, so thai tlie mo- torists received gallons I less than they paid for. charged Smith, whose information was as a result of a survey made by his association, he said. To remedy this unjust toll, .Mr. Smith recomniended the adoption of new legislation on weights and measures where existing law iiiadecinalo and the securing of suf- ficient appropriations by the var- ions legislatures to enable lhe. stale organiy.alions. which should be re- and enlarged in many in- slMiics, enforce the law properly and While all of the charges madei by Mr. smith may be tnte and cor- rect, "'c are rather of Ihe opinioi '0 that such measures as are givei are tin- result ot imperfect am i faulty machinery rather than V, deliberate intention upon the par of the thousands of gasoline se! lers throughout the country. i j, Tiie Victoria County Council is seeking I o have [Measure Island, a beautiful, location in the .western suburbs of this city, designat- ci cnmps of Ihe Hoy Si outs of the rnflll T n t MCTT '''strict. wliii-li consists of: iKUM I. A. Witt I eleven counties. Refusio. Goliad. i Callionn Victoria. Jackson. ton. Coloi-ivlo. Fay- elle and Gouzaies. The Tomina District was only j [Ca lately organized and will hold its j W.H. Grain Serves as Toast- master at Enjoyable Affair. OURSE B 1G SUCCESS .1. II. McDonald returned last night from Detroit, where he repre- sented 1'ost 0 at the national con- vention oi the T. P. A. lie visit- ed Niagara Kali-sand point, fi.st summer camp some time _ in caniula while awav and had a -Inly. The camp will last ten days, most enjoyabh; time. On his re- am, will be attended by Hilly turn trip he. spent a day in Si. beys. Owing to tin; exceptional ivl-; Louis and while Iliciv had lhe plea- vantages possessed by I'leasurc sure of rcneiving tin' a< iipainlance j Island, which includes a pavilion. of ill-other Charles Hubert, priuci-1 swimming pool, athletic and drill! TKLKHIONK KXCIIAXUIi. jonce shipped it by fast freight to pal of the William Cullen McHrltle mids. grandstand and a largo! Thompson is in receipt'. Liverpool, where it secured Ihe ilis- Ilish School of that city and of shade trees, it is willl reference to the' Victoria News of Long Ago LIQUOR SOON TO BE SCARCE US 'DOPE er principal of St. Joseph's Sehol of this city. Mr. McDonald said lirother Charles asked lo he remembered I ilically certain lo be chosen as the establisliment of a telephone i-anip site. I'leasnre Island is now the forty subscribers at The proposition re- per Unction of hems the ST. I.Ol'IS. June liic opinion of Dr. .larmes Dora reaching thai market ot the crop j prohibition commissiotiei1 at Wa.s Two Structures Will Span River Lowlands West of City. TO BE 2100 FEET LONG Will Be Built of Reintorceti Concrete Opposite Rail- way Trestles. A great step was taken by this State Highway Commission Tttes- ilay for the construction ot High- way NO. 12 through Victoria Coun- ty when it warded the contract for two reinforced concrete bridges to be built along the highway in the G'ladalnpe lliver Valley a few miles west of this city. At the point where lhe bridges will be built the overflow walers of the river have oflcn inlerruptcil highway traffic west ot the city, lilting the Coliad. llcfugio and ision Valluy roads. Thc con-, tiuction of Ihesc bridges will prc- t-nt such occurrences in the in- They will parallel two Ions Southern Pacific trestles. The bridges will bc feet and it was estimated that Ihey or From ,luly 25, ISS5. The Advocate of The school he serves is 'alholic instilulion and has an ollmenl of 75" students. in onHTprisc-. LIGHTNING INSISTS ON KILLING '.Vest Saturday the Yoakum Smith evn I'acifii- employee's aad their i families will spend the day at tin- telephone would be li Pleasure Island on their annual ,with the depots, and that could be out They will lie transported easily established without mallgnr- lu; business men could have for connect lon a. spedal train and it is expect-'ai ion the more comprehensive KIIIST SLUCil'.lN'a MATCH. On Thursday nishl a lively ng maich took i'hvve at Casino Hall, witnessed by perhaps one hundred persons. The programme consisted of contests between local day is near when c; as scarce as nar- Doran was re- cently and spoke before the Flavor- ing Manufacturers of tile .United States at a local hotel, 'where lhe extract manufactures were holding I heir animal conven early People Attend and This Entire Section is Represented. The closing address of Victoria omity's First Annual Short nurse, held Tuesday at 1'lensnre -land, was made by Col. Ike Ash- urn, manager of tlie Houston Chamber of Commerce, who de- voted an inspiring address on Cominnnity Dnildini." The clos- vculd co-l ovr session of the course, held at hi, was in charge ot the Vic- oria Chamber of Commerce wit Manager G. A- I'riiiRlc presiding. Direi ily before the cloning see ion llu; Victoria County Farmers f.uneheon Club tendered .he Tex A and College specialist who participated in the day's pro gram. Col. Asbburn, the member the press anil oliier guests a baiupiet at the Denver Hotel. II. Crain acted as toastmasler att- tlie club had been call' d to or- der by its president, Henry I'eppcr, and tile invocation was said by liev, I.. The principal speaker at the ban- but the maich between the manager of the j TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS advantage y f ction with be I that nearly one thousand Per- svslcm sc.ns will he in tile party. A bar- ever. becae. baseball same, swimming'-'hied for this city by secitriui; (onte.-ls and dance will be anton; of amusement. The suiTonmlini: that eight or ten men can run any community. TRADING AT HOME is neces 'sary to the mercantile growth of Victoria. Trading by mail is neces sa'y to the mail order houses. VVhi 'bi yon w.int lo prosperous? I THE GIRL who is receiving so miicli publicity for the reason ilia can do five things at once ha iicHiing on llu: woman who ia get out a wash. diunt'r an 1 affi- three TCnn.. -Inne the fealures Alarmed when an electrical storm people- nf victoria have lisvn iuvil- 2S ke here recently. ,Ioe a L join ihe visitors in cujoyin.L; v farmer fcarins his barn might be the da slinck by a boll of lightning and team of horses killed, drove the animals into a pasture. A bolt of lightning struck tlie animals, killing one and maiming ein Mexico. The former had agreed to Wise in c-ase be could the maintain himself four rounds.! bill qv.cl was 0. Martin, director of the l-Alension Service. Department of the A. and M. College. spoke at the short course in pi. President T. 0. Walton or thc college, who was unable to be pres. ent, and made a splendid inipres sion. Mr. Martin talked oplimis ticilly about the future of asricnl litre, saying that it required fron 111 lo If, years for agriculture to re coior from the depression that fol- contract was awarded lo the W. I'carson Company of Edinburs This company owns the Saxet sand and gravel plant, located a lew hundred feet from v.liere the bridges will be built, anil for this reason il was able lo mako an exceptionally low bill. County Judge J. J. Woodhousc was present when lire contract was let. H is thought that ihe contract tlie construction of the .new bridge across tho Guadalupc River hero on Highway is'o. 12 will be by tlie Highway Commission in August. Tlie estimated cost of tilts bridge is StOO.OOO. II will bo built it the foot ot .Moody Street. Iwo docks above lhe present county passenger, look and a line to thai probably realize a fail- flight to N'IMV this morning. Doane appeared lo be something I lie heavier of the two. but Wise lonr.ht his buttle with siicli pcrsW- jljs compK'l- other so it had to he killed. THREE SISTERS IN S. P. ANNOUNCES EXCURSION RATES FOR 4TH OF JULY return on Its We believe the em steadiness and pluck that a! ,.cl >ka o( pnople of Goliail would co-operato ll.ic- end of the fonrlli ronnd lie Sydney. Australia, lo Kngland. V Ivith Victoria in rkti of was still in condition to continue.. landing at Derby. Australia, kind, aad it might be well for Seft gloves were used, which, of i ows wars and that lhe Amer- agent of the Telephone Krom Tlie Advocate of June 13 j I'lItST 11ALK OI' COTTON. course, precluded all danger of ser-1 Avifitsr Schrieber. Voitland, Me. ions injury, yet the rapid exchange romli of hcary blows seemed qililo snffi-1 Krem ft tdiui .cient lo indicate the severity of the jpimishnient results from a vcny on the Itird. avrived Ni'iv today and was greet. Sr.l by bis father. Mori is Selirieber. During I ami a llm-k of newspap'-r reporters. eilie X. V. June b e preccdenl-seltins: uoseme of three sislers in courses Vassal CollcBe here at the same time ended with Ihe graduation oi Kxci Miss Manninj; of ('levclanil. Ohio. Th" entrame of Miss C'arlhcrine Kacle Matming as a freshman Sep- tember had raised the innnber of Uoimd nip fan: Manning sisters in attendance to Uiird of one-wav three. Miss Martha Manning is en- t'rom any Texas On VVi 'Inesday tin' tirsi bale of lhe evening several amateur ion ilcr that everyone may p.ir- inn-eiit year's cotton cropjtots tolj place. Move liian one pate in -Inly I celebrations the ilii.--city. It was raised by tin contestants exhibited a degree i Southern 1'a, ific Lines, ai conliuy. ivljoiains Victoria, [o( skill ill boxing which was naite tn .1. I-'. Sullivan, irenci-itl pass-rno'i- poiiniU. Messrs, j turpiising. the present being, we iigvnl. llonston. will li.ive in ef- shipped it I believe, the first opportunity ever feet tremendously n trip fares. Kxcui-Hiuis from lie ISio C.iandi Calvcsion. Tiinr-d.iy morniiiE lo offered Ihe youth of Victoria to ac- l.ai.de.s ami Company, Oal-jquire a knowledge of the nil. Tin: where it was nil exhibition lias no purpose of emlors- .iy m. lining. year Ibe.iiiK pugilism as likely lo lie of ad- ii-ace Ins yei been found of tbi' Spiniisli avialois who altempt- e'i a New York by the way ot Ibe Azores. Tie- (oil iv for Ibe second ill us many sessions the ParivU hil! to limit the rfl- inaner.il i'ni "t Ilie Texas cnanly of- ;1( ials lo r> per >'ear i-aihcd this market [vantage lo anyouv. bat has plenty gin. sound lea.-ons in support of the! public opinion by habitually carry- s irii'ived here on practice common in some Incaliiiis inB deadly weapon! bis per Valii-y. lii.i il NeW 111- Valley, and tiie sani'' day of tluiiof insti luting every IKIV in box- t ni'inth. Ii weif.bed pKumls and ing as a metliod of defeiiie- .V.trj.y. vas tliL- tiist to leach Calveston.' man may be a gentle-man ami i- and one- will apply siana point bet lege. col -eW The i be u.-cil in case of an af- a six-shooter and fisl. nn> at ivutiou for. hover, bin be can scarcely b" y'lunst i.ivivc the From Th" purchaser at i considered if he defies law and of August S, 1SS5. itan farming interests probahly wonld be on a firm footing again hi the course of a short time re- gardless of any governmental aid. Oilier speakers at the baimuei were Arthur Hntledse. who ex- plained tin' of Ihr: Fann- ers' Luncheon Club and the gie.il work il is Col. Ab-bburn. who complinielile'l Vic- toria County on its or-anyieil ef- fort for agi icnUnral development and Miid lie would altempi similar work for Harris Co.iiily by reason of 111" inspiration he hail received icic-: (I. W. Itiirmv. if College Sl.ilion. v.-h.i .-poke oil bivf callle. grasses lies' s'liled lo their proihtction and o.raplimenled j Victoria Counly on it- leadership in raising five live -lock: II. K. Harpin. rtre.-idi'iil in' I hi- C.ulf Coast. I'dillry nii'l IVI Stivl. Asso, j vbo deiailed the wonderful a-1-1 Ihis louuty lias matie in i pcnlliy r.iiring during tiio IMSI! three yiars and estitnated 'he an-' ntial revenue from Ibis source :il I .1. K. Levy, of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce, who expressed appreciatiou of '.nidge, which is at the foot of ilridgc Street. Since the river ia classed as a navigable stream from it: month lo Victoria, the plans for the bridge had to be approved by the War Department. Four other major bridges, are in- cluded in tbi-i county's highway program, one ;v.-ross lite Arenosa. Creek, one across Ihe Garcilai Creek and two over the Colctto Creek. The c.arcilas Creek bridge was completed some months ago and lhe and one of the Cotetto Creek bridges are now un- der constrnc-lion. These are all alone Highway Xo. li. The sec- ond Coletto Creek bridge will be oil the Vicloria-Mefngio Highway. Other contracts of local inter- M let by the Highway Commission a: its meeting yesterday are as fol- lows: Goliail County. Highway Xo. 11: 1'iiin feet, reinforce.1 concrete ;yvl hndpe. across San Anlonto Uivor: VV. I.. IVariou Company, Kdiiiburg. J7I.S03. IV-Witf County, Highway Xo. '2D: miies of asphallic seal co.it from Cininty line lo two miles nortii of Cuero; H. K. Mc- Colluai. Fovt Worth. Counly, Mighway Xo. ti'J. t" mites of three-inch rjuarry luiu'-toiii' base and single- Ml- nmirous sinf.ue troatntent from lo Hungerford; i iii'.d Ucol. Austin. WEATHEHEPORT Ti aighi and Thursday generally fair.