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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 27, 1929, Victoria, Texas "White Gold Framet" Not only the latest, but '1i'i wearing them now. DR. JACK KAHN Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 Seo. H. French, Publisher. ,i' VOLUME 31 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLJST GENERAL. Subscription: Per Annum VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 27, 1929. NUMBER 300 Timely Topics IT IS ALWAYS right lhat a man should he able to render a reason for the faith ilntl Is within Sidney Smith. WE HAVE had ages ot stone, brume, iron, sleam and electricity, bill no one has ycl coined a word lo describe accurately the present era. Doubtless nun would prefer lo call Mils the age of materialism because our. life is founded on pow- er-driven machinery rather than handicraft. However, 1 little thought will shatter the assump- tion that we depart troni things spiritual when automatize agri- culture, congregate in great cities, lift beast burdens from Hie should- ers of mankind and banish super- stition and mystery. The people of older gave us few philosophies Hint will bear the scrutiny Of modern analy- sis. The common tendency was lo suppress the intellectual longings of mankind. Most of Ihe older re- liCions opposed ihe spread of know- ledge. Credulity was a virtue and creative doubt a major sin. It was chiefly lust for wealth that sent Columbus on bis voyage overseas, and Hint caused the Spanish sover- 11511 lo finance the venture. Must we turn for Kptriinal guidance to the lOast where, ii'iiil recently, they tolerated the cremation oi v.-idows, bound the feet of -women FLYER w HEftD WHILE ft YOUTH SAN AN'TON'IO, Tex., June Two witnesses. A. K. West, Kan Antonio attorney, and James II c- Kenzic. brother of Ihe defendant. I were placed on the stand by Ihe de- fense Wednesday nt the opening of civifeauons M Mclvenzie, convicted stayer of De- tective Chief Sam Street. The young .slayer, weak from u Iwo day examination by mental ex- perts and physicians, svas given an ovation by a crowd, mostly women, Inspector Explaines New Auto Regestration Law H K Lions And Rotarians Hold Joint Luncheon Wanted Dead or Alive which filled the small conn room.' when he was brouyhl in by two leptuies. McKeuzie slumped into i seal and kept his face covered lo u-oid Ihe clicking cameras, remain, j in thai position throughout the morning session of court. I James McKenzie, who drove here from Hlsmack, X. lo attend the trial, testified thai I'ele had never and even yet maintain Ihe mosl insidious of all caste system. Knch American has in his iwxsscs sion the power of 30 mechanical slaves. Where would there be any moral gain in changing places with the Chinaman who has at his com- mand less tha'.i one mechanical flr.vc? il is our teclmoligical civil- ization (bat is now transforming the entire earth. Thrift and busi ness enterprise are highly clesir able alli'Umtes so lone us the> serve lo raise the standard 01 llv ing. Large scale production is vteilhy aim so long aa it results in elimination of waste and lowc i prues lo consumers. SMOKE IS SAID to rob Chicag of 50 per cent of its bn a', lhat, -see to shoo fairly well. TWO WOMEN were on iln! Street in lirie. Monday, begging fo money. After a few Hours spci in their profession, llicy wei aioinul the corner on "Fourth Stre and got into their large sedan a drove away from I' cord. CHICAGO SHOULD follow Ihe good exi'.mple of Philadelphia. If Chicago can'l put her gangsters in jail for the major crimes she could least jail ihcra for a year each for carrying concealed weapons. appeared normal after a blow re- ceived on the head when he was 4 years old. He also lestified other behavior of his brother lend i; to show lhal he was irrational. West, who defended McKenzie ill s t'irsi trial on the murder stifled to efforts which had tide nt that lime lo show that tlul efendant was insane. Affidavits hich lie bad secured." attesi Ing lo ic Insanity of MeKenzie, he said, was unable to introduce at that ime. He also told the jury that he be- teveil the- mind of Mc-Kcnzie had een seriously affected by the Fees Collected on Monthly Instead of Quarterly a. Basis. DATE FROM sPURCHASE Missing Spanish Flyers District Official in Victoria Today Gives Information About New Act. erics of last day reprieves granted he doomed man by Governor Dan Moody. If, at the end of the hearing, th nry finds him sane, the sentence of death in the electric chair for the nurdor of Sam Street, chief ot de teciives here, immediately will con front him. llecently be was snatch- ed from cleulli row at Hunlsville when the present sanity hearing was granted. Jlclsenzie's defense is lhat he was injured on the head when seven years old by a fall on a rail road track. He and some other boys were playing "follow the lead- er" when the accident happened, his said. This blow in- jured his brain, Ihey report, in such a way as lo make il impossi- ble fur him lo distinguish between right and wrong This is Willie Doody, Chicago gun- man, known as "Baby who woold be a picturesque dcspsrado if he hadn't staged more miscel- laneous killings than are decent, even for a gunman.. He is charg- ed with killing Leon Raymond, a druggist; with shooting and almost fatally wounding Postal Inspector Evan Jackson, Sergt, Clarence Falk ot the County Highway Police and South Side Chicago restaurant man. He is accused of leadership of a band specializing in substation postal robberies, has staged at least three daring raids in Chicago since the police have been hunting him for the murder of Policeman Levy I International Newsrcul) h i y SOMEONE HAS defined salesmanship as the aljilily to sell a person something he doesn't wi'til at a price lie thinks is too hirh. just because he can't fig- ure, out a way lo turn the .--ales- man down. TRADING AT HOME Is only in- telligent selfishness. 'Kvery mrvi sees Ihe advantage to his city of trading at home ami every fellow thinks tile olhor fellow ought to do It and is apl to crilicize him if he doesn't. There Isn't any I rouble amusing Ihe home trade sentiment Kvery man is ready to throw up his hal give three cheers for it But when il eomes lo practicing what he preaches, why. that's dif ferciit. A large number always ran find some excuse for not doing it. Mostly It's a fabricated excuse. Mostly Ihey would do as well at home. And always they would be building up Ihe home ing rclnrn to the town for what it does for Times. CONTRACT FOR WHARTQN BRIDGE 'IS LET AT AUSTIN 1.0011 F. of (Us- trie! .smifl highway itipcetor. while lit Victoria tods'.y nave explana- tion of the now law gowmiug Ihe resifitraiimi of iiulomohites. Under the ohl law, if a car was frisU-rril in .fitiiimry, or Alurch, tliu owner hml to pay u ccaise for ;i Mill yoar; if in April May or -June, for nine months; if hi -Iniy, August or Ht-ptemhci six inniittis, anil if in October, fCoveni bcr or December, three months. Umk-r tho new law, aiHonuibile fs are leiniirod to pay rcgistra- nn fee.s otily for Ihe montlis that ?ir cues iivo acUiaily r instiiMce, if a vnv is rcsist is mouth, payment of only half of license fee. or for MIX months, ill he i-ctiuinMl. Hie payments now join" mi a montliiy insteaU iiirlerly liasis. All ho tlalctl the y Jim Davenport. HARVESTER COMPANY CHAIRMAN MAY HEAO FEDERAL FARM BOARB WASHINGTON, June. al'e current today that.lh-2 chairmanship of tho new Federal l-.win Hoard will he offered to Al- exander LI-PI: ot Chicago, chair- man of the boar.l of the Interna- tional Harvester Company. i; ciillcil al the White Houss i .V riesidont Hoover's in', i- "The Sailor who. Ihe dircctina of Feluer. scored such a hit in eutt'rlain- the crouds ill the Yicleri.l HOUSE LIMITS BILL FOR EDUCATION TO SIXTEEN MILLIONS Cn C.ninty Slwrl their pi-rformame al ih and we're ciilbu.siitsl Lilly Musical nimibcrs by Miss repeated rte-CUeMl, Du-.-nliiy ldMMi and Itnbin Frels mo.st pleasiug. Al'STIN. Jimo nr- r to break a deadlock, the Housn Uoprcscutativcs todny instnlci- 1 tin- House conferees to limit tho .liii-.s'ional appropriation bill W Should ill" House and Senate advantage to ihe entire school. fail to reath an --From The AdvouUe in jm.nl. another sessiew of thj I.ej; i; issj .it likely will be tailed.
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