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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 11, 1929, Victoria, Texas "White Gold Frame." Not only iho ialesl, tut comfortable, strong and stylish. They are wearing them now, DR. JACK KAHN Exclusive Eyesight Specialist and Optometrist VICTORIA ADVOCATE AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Phone 1BO H. French, Publisher, FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSF IN GENERAL. Subscription: Per Annum 31 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 11, 1929. NUMBER 311 Timely Topics GREAT MEN nrc Ihey who tot spiritual is utrongi alcrial force, that th igcr thun any thoughts rule world. Kmcrsun. m. AERONAUTICS ccntlnno to In- A ,irc geo miles flown limn the three IIB years put lofielhor. Even there are any number of poo- In Victoria who couldn't, be In- to titlfp A flight In the uir! Whether you believe It or not, of flyini; is rap- expanding Us uctirlt'es. There miles of airways, with SIX KILLED, MANY HURT, IN TRAIN WRECK lighted for night flying, present estimates, Ihe end of last year wai about miles, with y 7.UOO miles lighted. -ffip-v show corresponding feswijincroases.- For example, there are than five thousand licensed .in increase of one llions- in six months. There arc near- 2.000 manufacturers, whereas six there was only so figures indicate the rapid ing on, and brings mind Ihe prophecy Hint before years all first-class mail will carried through Ihe air, at rcg r postage rules. A THINKING cap is nol lie-corn- lo (ho head al every ini'n. A FASHION writer says mus tuches will bo more popular this summer for smart men. You can nlwuys get one on the installment little down each week. SSfsl A MAGAZINE writer says a dog fills an empty place in man's life. ifcvi This particularly true of Ihe hot VICTORIAN WAS BORN IN SPANISH TOWN AT WHICH PLANE LANDED Frank Alonso, director of the Victoria National Hank and retired ranchman, is a native of Santandcr, Spain, uear where the trans-Atliin- plane.? Yellow Bird and J'atli- Inder landed. Mr. Alonso says it is an important Atlantic sea- port of ubuutjlZo.OOO Inhabitants. Mr. Alonbo was horn In Santaiui- er 6'G years ago and came to Vic- in from there in 1374, when he was 12 years old. Letters writ- ten by his lialf-brother, tlie late Peter I.iistro', induced him to come to America, lie said. A few years after coming here Mr. Alonso ac ccpted ii posilion as clerk in A. S. Levy's dry goods store, which Is' stilt in existence and Victoria's oldest business firm. After saving up about in this position, he accepted an otter of tlie late John IJrmvnson, Victoria banker, advance him money lo join Jlr I.astro in tlic horse and tullle trade. Californians To Remain Aloft 100 More Hours K Rome EnthusiasticalSy Greets II S. Flyers Dropped Notes Saying 300 Hour Mark Would Be Their Goal. PASSENGERS DISAPPEAR il: THEN THERE is lhc Scotchman ivlio tlevisoil n DOW for sav- ing bath towels, lie spreads tacks on the bathroom floor no Ihnl the.bather climbs'out of the lio will fcepl jumping nromul until lie gels dry. ON AUGUST 1ST something like S'lOO.OOO.IWO. owed by Prance to country for war supplies, comes due. There seems to be no prospect for payment as Ilie Trench have already asked that the due date be unconditionally postponed until December. .Chairmwi llorah, of the Foreign Relations Committee, says that the debt first became due about three years -ago, was settled for cents on Ihe dollar, and i "France is now the most prosper- ous nation in Europe." In Ilie of Ihcse slalements Ihe avnnisc cilizon will wonder wlial the idea is that moves the French. NO WONDER the Mexican rovo- Inlion was a failure. We rcaO that a Mexican colonel, shot five limes hy Ihe firing squad, is recovering. A BRITISH Inventor 3Ws he has discovered a -force that interferes wilh gravity. We don't know what it can be unless il is a sense of humor. WE WONDER Ihoush what sort ot a town we would have had If everyone had been of the disinter- rsted type. Tliero iroiild have been .iin one lo circulate light and power wilier and and pavement ..pclilioiis. No one would lake interest in any effort to beau- Ibe town, no one would have fur lied Cross ol war sav- slamiv. there would be nc fer the Christmas baskets, the Konrtli of July, the District J-'air imr any ot Ihe proposition? lliat require such conimnnil> el Ion. A man may not like the (owr ,ycry well, but even so he dislikes to another knock il. We havi men who have made ever. ilinie Ihcy own in this community .'i-itnock il. Oni; impulse is to shun tht'in. They depress us. SOME DRINKS play havoc on an empty stomach. Some irieas acl that way in an empty head. _Mr. Alonso a great success] of Ibis business. Being able to speak Spanish fluently, he carried liis operations into Mexico and thousands of saddle horses that he was able to purchase there for around each he sold a much higher figure in the United, driving (hern to the Ft. Worth, Kansas, Memphis and othof niiirkels and finding a ready sali for many at home. He also ini- licrled miiny mules and a consider- able number of caUlc. This was tht fpundaliOH ot Mr. Alonso's pre- sent fortune. Despite the widespread lawless- nes of those days, Mr. Alonso rc- that Ihe only heavy loss he suffered from robbers was the Ilieft of forty tine mules In the vicinity of the present town of Kenedy. He recovered two of the mules from a 'man who no months later was convicted of ;i charge of murder and sent to the penitentiary for 50 years. .Mr. Al- onso slill enjoys good health and while no longer itctivc in the livt stock business fig fifty in es in extensive deals. He last that visllcd Sanlander in 1SS5, remain ing there'six months. I Spanish Pilot Returning froii Morocco Reports Loss of Two Companions. CULVER CITY, Calif., July (INSJ Loren Mendell and R. B. Yancty passed their 219th hour iri the air today in the en- durance plane 'Angeleno at a. rn. Events in the Lives of Little Men CULVER CITY, Calif., July a long and smelling ic-rioil of "blind" flying through llio night, the record-smashing hi- plan Angeleno, piloted by Ijorcn Mendell and n. Reinhardt, con- tinued to wing its circling course over the airport here today. The plane had been aloft 217 hours at o'clock this In notes the fliers said Ihey were going to Slay HP hundred hours LADy, VJOULP ME.? ITS SOAP, ALL COLORS, AND SMELLS 6EAUTIFUI Throngs Pack Street in Front of Airmen's Hotel. SWEDES iN GREENLAND PEE 15 FHEIGitl C a r s of Freight Train Buckled Across Parallel Track. ACCIDENT NEAR CORNING Make Third Stop in Flight from Stockholm to New York. Victoria News of Long Ago ENDURANCE FLYER WAS A t'.ENUlN'H CURIOSITY. Mr. W. li. Tom brought into The HOUSTON DRY AGENT! Advocate office one day this week HOUSTON. July Konuine cnriosily in tlio shape of en Mendell used to give Ihe boot-1 a real live, kicking, four-legged chicken. The curosity %vas halch- ed on Mrs. Mallury's place in this Icggers fits-right here in Houston. Tlie plnrky flyer, wlm is shooting ROAD CONTRACTORS MOVING EOUIPMENT THROUGH VICTORIA llodds and of San icnflo, Ilie road contractors who holes in all former endurance flight records, a year ago this month was connected with the fecl- eial prohibition office here. I'ilot Mendell worked under De- puty Prohibition Administrator Vic- tor Huthod. then in clnir'ge of Ihe Houston office. He wiv> one of the pilots of the flying pro squadron city and could imp around like any other chicken, using only two lees at :i The body la riser ordinary who made a palh through the grounds lo save the ce of oniy a few yards, lint the fence has been purlially lorn away, wagons and drays 'IGOLETTO BRIDGE IS REPAIRED AND OPEN AGAIN TO TRAFFIC K05IE. July ot being at last the goal Of a success- ful trans-Atlantic flight, this city did Us best today lo furnish an slasliu welcome for Roger Williams and Caplain Lewis Van- ccy of the ocean-spanning plane Dense throngs packed the street front of the Hotel Kxcelsior. vheru (he fliers spent night I'ing their arrival from San- ander, Spain. No program has been mapped :t by the fliers while in Rome but it is expected that they will in here several days. Doth lirmen were emphatic loday iu de- claring that they will not attempl i flight back acros sthe Atlantic expressing themselves salisfiei with what Ihey have already dc Four Passengers and Two Mail Clerks Meet Death and Scares Injured. CO11N1NU N. Y., July Six men were killed iu a pass- enger-freight train wreck one mile east of here today. The cars of the freight train buckled across the parallel rails of he Erie Railroad and were struci Uio engine of the passenger rain. The dend are P. B. Blake, Hoy- veil, N. Y.; W. J. V. Latonik, Sus- luehanna, Penn.; ST. m Derger. Moliue, III; Vaughn Prose, New. fork City, and twr, mail clerks denuded "only as Hubert ot Ark- >orl, N. and of. Sala- manca, N. Y. Score of other passengers were njnred. made a road tlirotiRh tt.ese sacred'rralrie nrecliuits, and graves arc wantonly The luw water bridge across Ihe Creek on the Fleming roiui lias been repaired ami (the bridge is again open lo traffic driven ovcr.-wliilu slock roam Colnmissioncr j. u. at will. Would ii not be n com- mendable enterprise on the. part of our ladies to give an entertainment of some kind, Ilie proceeds announced today. About sixteen fuel of tin: ap which would be devoted lo fencing j'' in this cemetery? If nftl, city proaehes were washed awsty by the which hunted stills front airplanes. He ulso did undercover work for the department. Down at Ihe "Federal lluilding ave the contract for paving High- Wednesday Mr. Huthed scanned :tn chickens of the same the being in pairs, abreast of each oth- er. H appeared to favor tlio pair on I bo loft, oti wiiieh it -stood niosl of the time, but did nol seem to ex- The Advocate nf July Hi.j icnce any inconvenience if it j iss7. way .Vo. 1L' from Kdna (o tho iVIiitrlon County line in Jackson 'ounty and Victoria lo in this comity from the Jackson County line, are moving much machinery through here lo begin work in a tew days on the Jackson County, section of the highway, which will be paved with concrete to a width ol eighteen feet. The paving work in Victoria happened lo get on the other pair. difference in Ihe length of the legs or size of Ihe foci could he discerned, and us a curiosity il is eerlsiinly worth From The Advocate 01 May 7, 1SST. t i Kl'CIIIlK 1'AHTV. A doliirhttul cnlortainmenl was given at the residence of Mrs. .1. 11. Thompson Tlmrday niglit. Iho oc- Mi i n in (i ui'i, niv it." I rt ft 11 II rt authorities should take Ihe mailer j VKiTllRI A IjllNVIilTS in hand mid see that II is fenced in. j IU um" uul1 iu TAKEN TO PRISON. CUIIBINO WK1.I.H. Mr. (J. Hilmers returned Sunday last from Kan Patricia Connly, j Cromcz, who received a two-year Kafael Cavasos, given seven years for forgery, and t'lorentino SWEDES REACH GREENLAND. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Swedish monoplam .Svergie, bound on an attempted flight from Stockholm to New York. has arrived al Greenland, completing Ihe third leg of its flight, according to a wireless mes- sage from Jnlieiiliaab, tJreenlaml, flight started Juno The slop was at llergch, N'orway, and the second at Rejkyavik. Ice- land, where Captain Albin Ahren- and his two companions of tlie venture were detained several weeks on account of several false starts and bad weather. MRS. A. H JEED, 79, DIED LAST FUNERALTOMORROW -Mrs. Alice Helen Reed, 79, died it the home of Misses Bettie and Nannie Branian at 206 West.Coni-' mercial Street in this city nt 11 o'clock last night after an illness of a week resulting from a -heart affection. Mrs. Heed was born September H. 1S49, in New Orleans, lha ilivughlcr of Mr. and Mrs. James McCoppin, and when she was threa yenrs old the family moved from that city to ill-fated Indianola, once mi important Texas port, where Mr. McCoppin went to serve 1he Morgan Steamship Lines. .Mrs. Keed ivns maried in 1SS4 to Isaac A. Reed, chief of the United Slates Weather Uureau at indiauv olii. Mr. Kecd was killed in" the hurricane of August, ISSfi. Iho ;lorm that caused the final aban- donment o[ Indiauola. The day following he was to have taken charge of Iho Weather Bureau at where lie was successfully j sentcnco for burglary ul the last' The Iliglil Is being made in account of .Wendell's flight. "He's got plenty of he said, "i'_ wouldn't surprise me if he.slay- eri up .1 month. He worked with me about five months and went on to California. Later he quit i mm.ay UIKIM. me oc- work ,lms II, Mry i HP RnljTO HC CTHDU prohibition work and went into casion hciiiR piojrre.sive by Mr. Hilmers Is certainly j Schimller and given ten HtrUtllO Ul OlUtliYl tommcrciiO aviation. !lc was' uj parly xm n by Mr. Itnberl W. and j gratifyinc to himself as well as ho j ukon an appeal and will remain ed in cnrbinK lo a depth of SO feet; term of the District Conn here, attempt to blaze an air mail and I Ihrcc wells on the ranch of Mr. [were delivered lo UIR penitentiary j commercial roiile across Iceland TIios. Miithls. t'cinenliiiK wells to j trinsfer .-icf-nl (bis mornltis. so great a depth is a thins he-re-1 i.ouis who was loforc nnknowji in this kind of vicU-d of assault to murder in work and the success thus necliun wlih an attack chrlsti. The collapse of an j building caused his death. ,-nnl (Irecnl.ind to connect North i con- America and Kurope. agent." FLIERS DISAPPEAR. SKVILLK, Spain, July i Miss Heltie Tlmmpson in honor o( the country at (Miss MntbildR Truylnr. Those !argc, jir. Hilm'crs has his work- County will be bcsun just as snoii Two passcnsers mysteriously dis-; appeared from an airplane todiiyi while crossing Ihe Straits of Ci- braltar. t Captain R Ira rdn Onorrcrro. Span- ish pilot, who landed at lhc Tab-! lado Aerodrome this morning, de- clared he had left l-iliac! present were Misses Mathilde Tray- jfr. A. CoWmaei's Addie Katie Arm-! in our city, and is slroiiK, Minnie Sterne, Mamie lo do all kinds n jail nnli! tlu- Court of Ciitninal Ap peals passes on iiis case. the grade contractors complete their work, which will 1m within the next few weeks. It is expected that llm contract for paving Hie Victoria Goliad Coun- ty section of Highway No. 12 will be let ;U the August meeting of the Slate Highway Commission. At the same meeting it Is thought nlso that the conlrarl for tlie new bridge across the (fnadahipc Hiver at Vic- toria on Ihe same highway will be let. The plans for the bridge were recently approved hy Hie War Department at Washington, such aclinn being ncce.fyary of the river being an -authorized sec- i ler, S'npliie and Fan- Kay :md MCSM-S, .Tohn John T. Ilnsaii. A. Wo ;rete work, nlwuys !bolh durability nntl conipli' tt any job entrnsled lo ________ CURRENT HERE ARE KiOFAND! FOUNDTO lor CoMman, Jake Weitheimer and Advocate of July 10, ISS7. Anrcm Levy. Al Ibe conclusion oft tlir; ganii-H. nbiclt afforded untold! SHOOTING AT AUSTIN Foliowlni; the storm. Mrs. Heet! nioveil to Victoria and for the pa'st 2i( years had made her home at the i llraman residence. She a wo- jman of saintly character ami very 1 highly esteemed. Surviving are ;one son, James Reed cf Sweet- t water, and two stepsons. U. Js. j Heed of Dallas and S. 0. Heed of i Houston, assistant traffic manager 'of the Southern Vacific Lint. James Keed was at his mother's' bcrfsule during her last 1M i Repoils currcnl about Ilie city j IS Kceil arrived In the ciiy on Ihe today that Kovornniont w.u nines j afternoon train and R. X. Rood, of another Riilf hurricane had been j who bus a traveling position, bad co, witb two oilier army officers.' He was unable to explain their I strange disappearance. 1 ruing. Sophie Wcrthci- lie, vvilll ;l pencil fur bcinc Ilie success- VKRKIX. I The celebration of th partly cloudy and probably V M Hue. X., Jul.V 11. (iflb) (_ D. A' here were found npon in-1 not been loc-ated late loday. iiui to untuur. I The funeral will take pl.ife at The wind has been from Ihe cast. o'clnck tomorrow morntne or is very similar to that preceding j whirh the deceased a devon' "lc sltinn of a few weeks aso but '.member, the body lo lay in slnte .it. on of the Inlracuaslal Canal from era except in Ibe (Is month to Hits city and western portions. jand hi in ;i M' a sluioiin.G yesienlay which grcwj lout DI lhc fillns of a divorce suit. Ii. A Hiif-h, sei-rclnry of Hie AIM- jv'nicil 'It1s tcir s'-veral days. I Cemetery. Tlie services will bo iin Sli-n-t Katlvay Company, is The weather continues cluudy' hy Archdeacon H. S. Me- (o a srove in 0. Wendell's j with Ihe sluwliiiK and at-jand siuuvery and the Weather Ru-iKenzie of Sjn Antonio In tho old near Cypnis Bayou and I lemptint; to kill his ivife at Hie roan forecasts ,-t cimtiiuwnce of this absence of tbt; p.islor. Rev. Len weather fur tonight and Friday who c.illei! t-i lly filed a suit all Texas except the extreme south- desecration was confined lo only j The Advocate ot April 30, 1SS7. (ov divorce. [c-vn and western seclious. WEATHER REPORT and Vrii robably show-, situated near tlie IliRli Iho day In target shootint; i ]lonu, xlreme sonlU I flio-old he stripped. For awhile ibis! and pleasant Mrs. nusli lecen the being 29.10. will bC made iu the KverRn Sharon, IM.. a few ,liys by serious illnoss oi his mother. ;