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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 16, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyes Filled DR. JACK KAHN Exclusive OptometrUt 509-10 Welder Bldg. Phone 233 ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 Seo. H. French, Publisher. VOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSf IN GENERAL. Timely Topics IT IS THE little riri within lhe imp, Tliiil liy niui by WIII make the musk- mule And ever silence all. NO ONE NATIOI4 lias a mou- on llic minerals (it (lie earth nor can any country In Mils mod- nil exist Independently of'iin- puts from tome other iilnce ou Ilia filolie. Eight countries art' cxlrcincly fa vo'rcd. consuming four-fifths ot the world's mineral production.' The United Slates is the world's larg- L'fil consumer, likewise (lie largest pioducer of several Of tbe minerals. Coul Is fairly iniporliiht to tlio v.crlil but four nations produce threc-fonrllis of the supply, name- ly. America. Engliuid, France, anil Uermany. What part lias this eco- nomic asset played In making these four nations irarld leaders? It would be interesting to ascer- tain. Oil is replacing coal an fuel in many ways. Here again, our own country is fortunate. Five nations, the United. Stales, Mexico, Russia, I'crsla and Venezuela, produce: nfiic-leiitlis of (he supply. That doesn't mejui (tat other nations i'.re shared out, for, like Britain in Persia anil Mexico; other countries are partners in thu exploitation oi Miis resource. So, with other minerals, tile pro- dticllou is confined mulnly to a fov; iMiililies. Eighty-five nor cent of thy iron ore comes from threa countries, copper is mined in three major regions, tin In three, and nickel from two. No one country lunvcyer. a monopoly on then ail, fortunately for Hie rest of the world. And, new supplies fre q'ncntty romc to light. A DRUNKARD of long standing has ui'on reformed hy an operation which removed a bone lhat pressed against the brain. A number oi cured have also been effected by tilt removal nt rt brass rail that was pressing against the fool. IT is sometimes easier to give in than to keep up the argument. HENRY FORO warns one gigau tic power trust to "make electricity common as air." The nuto mak- er thinks Unit "it will become a unit just as our postal system is a unit.'1 Arthur Brisbane, brilliant editor, JiKnclnres the Ford idea with one question, 'Tan Mr. Ford Imagine any private corporation tarrying a letter from Florida to Alaska for two Once our friend Henry admitted lhat he didn't bolicve in history, lu advocating a super power com- after all the revelations re cfnlly printed about Die present efforts of the power people, Ihc Detroit citizen causes one to won- der if he reivls the newspapers. THE MERCHANT in Victoria who advertises is (ho one who ex- ti-nrls thi> trade territory of this town. He is the one who induces people to come from a distance lo Victoria. if it were not for Ihe advertis- ing mrrchaaii Hie trade area of this lon-ii-would lie Hindi smaller than 1! is. It would ho confined to the proplc who Jive immediately about Victoria. The advertiser sends out an In- vitation that reaches oui for miles. The reader is interested a de- sire for the merchant's merchan- dise is orealcd and hi> comes to 'Victoria to buy. The advertiser in Victoria Is the lowu builder, no is willing his money to bring new trail? lo Victoria to make Victoria a boiler business point. If every merchant would unite in this program, (he effect would he correspondingly large. Advertising nukes for a bigger and more Victoria and the man who advertises and con. (rihules toward Ibis deserves the business of Iliis- community. Show jour appreciation of hi; pi.blh: spirited effort. w'ilh him. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 16, 1929. Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 2 U. S. TO ESTABLISH AIRPORT HERE FIRE LOSS AT -REFUGIO COVERED BYAMPLEINSURANCE The O'Connor-Swift Com- pany's general merchandise store at Refugio was destroyed by fire last night.. The stock was valued at appromixolely and was only partially insured.- The O'Connor-Swift Company consists" of Martin O'Connor, leading ranchman and farmer of Victoria, .and L. M. Swift and E. E. Swift, brothers, ol Refugio County. The company also conducts, a mercantile business at Tivoli. L. M. Swift is in charge of the Tivoli store and E. E. Swift had charge of the Refugio store. No advices have been receiv- ed here as to the origin of the fire or the Amount of goods, if any, saved. FURTHER DETAILS. A fire originating in the Johnson hamburger aland at a. m. lo- day destroyed the Adkins barber- sluip and the large mercantile estab- lishment of Ihe O'Connor-Swift Company In rtefngio. The total loss of approximately was covered hy ample in- surance and business was resumed by the O'Connor-Swift Company in other quarters today. H is thought lhat a leaky gas hose in Ihe hamburger slant! caus- ed the conflagration. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS War fever is spreading through- out Russia .like wildfire and anli- Chinesc demouslralions are taking place in Moscow. The Texils Legislature neared (lie completion of Us work at this session loilay with the passage in bath 'houses of Ihe departmental appropriation bill.' lals The bill to- (lulcriialioiial News Service! "Tire Dillion Dollar 'the llciislon plane that is Attempting o establish a new refuelling eiiditr- uicu flight, had been aloft nearly IS hours'at S o'clock Ibis morning. A successful refueling wus mado early loday. The St. Louis Robin, another en lurjuicc plane; had been in the all icurly 73 hours at S o'clock this mcruing. Parallel Gas Pipeline to be Laid in This County H 98 X R X K K S? K w o psa f% C. of C. Colonization Committee Appointed BE Ml Houston Pipeline Company's New Main .to Parallel Old Line. COLETTO TO GUADALUPE Construction of This Section of New Line to be Under- taken at Once. The Houston. Pipeline Co. Is assembling crews and equipment in this comity for doubling'Us gas line from the Coletto Creek lo the Guadalupe Kiver. The line' extends from Du'val County td Houston and it is the in- tendon of Ihe company lo gradual- ly duplicate, il. Three .sections have already been doubled, two in Live'Oak'County and one from the Sail Antonio Kiver to Ihe Colello Creek; aiitf'are being used as res'er- voirs tu meet Ihe constantly grow- ing consumption of gas supplied by Ihe company. The new line is being built paral- lel la ol done ami the duplicate section now to be constructed in Ihis county will consist of 12 3-1- inch pipe. Succeeding sections north lo Houston will be built ot larger pipe until a maximum diameter of 22 Indies is reached. It .is reported that a big booster station will be established in Iho western suburbs lit Victoria In connection wiih the new line. Lo- cal gas officials declined to confirm or deny Ibis report hut admitted that some such project under consideration. Kills George of England passed i favorable night and his condition was reported satisfactory following Hi operation to expedite llic aoa.1- in.; ot an abscess in Ihe chest. The body ot Major I.tulwig Idzik- owoski, Polish flier who was killed in attempting a trans-Atlantic rifghl, rind which was exhumed ot- ter being buried on Gra.erosa Is- land, was brought to Ilorla, Azores, loilay aboard the Ship Izrka. Ma- jor Knsirmir Kubaln, badly injured, was on Ihe ship. Widespread havuc was wrought in various sections of Turkey loday bj earthquakes and Hoods. The death toll is placed at 135. John Okeele. 35, of Ilntchins died Dallas today after Idling the police of lhc fiendish work of his assailants, who slugged him on Ihc hnail and left him on a railroad track III front of ait oncoming train. He was badly mangled, legs and lefl arm severed by itc train. More than SO employes escaped when buildings housing some of Montgomery's leading mercantile firms cracked several minutes be- fore collapsing. The propel ly iJss is estimated at LITTLE INTEREST IN STATE J1EGT ION Up to four o'clock less than one hundred votes had been cast in Vic- loria in today's slate election. Counl of the ballots cast is hcliiK made in only one box and this in- dicales Ihe vole is strongly against Under the Airways Victoria News of Long Ago bad practice has been [mains will be shipped hy FAST DIUVIN'G. A very permitted 'by the cily marsball lo K'i on here inilil it has gotlen to ha a public nuisance, if not a, pub- lic danger, .Several of the hack- men with lively tennis have come t-i believe that .Main street is a Irotlihg .park anil invariably speed their Jat Hurt place last August. The re- express to his uorlherii liome, and Ibere by laid at rest in ftis native fiom The Advocate ot Jarfnary FT. WOHTlf The Houston Hook and ladder steppers" thereon, Company of Fort Worth, Texas, did much to th-j danger ot ladies and u clever Ihing to send it donation children. Now a seasonable arrest j of five dollars to aid our fire fast driving and properly j companies to repair storm damage, fine Ihe next morning j The amount has been .acknowledg- ed through Chief From The Advocate of January- 2-, for Ihis would do move lo stop this than any other action we know of, nnd wo seriously advise it.i 1SS7. From The Advocate of January 29 1SS7. Kuna girls are noted for tlie'.r j off if jhc sheriffs department big feel; Port girls for ho-1 declines lo do so. STRKCT I.AJII'S. Mr. i. A. Heath keeps his street both of the proposer! constitutional lamp burning in front of his stable amendments. One of the amendments would in- crease the governor's salary from to SW.OOO and the other Hie ali ni.qlH. This is ;i sreat ,n..conw- ilation to people passing that way during dark nights. It mial.t be AUTOS DAMAGED IN 11QOORTIREMAYBE CHMBEDTO-WCTO DALLAS. July score of owners whose nrach incs were, by fire when a mischievous boy sel fire to WW Billions o( confiscated liinioi in ii xnllw here Saturday, have been advised by attorneys to seek redress from the Women's Christ iai-. Temperance Union. Allhoush flio technically was poured Into'the gutter by the sheriff's department, ladies of Iho U'. C. T. U. were said to have done Commercial C In b Begins Greatest Movement for, Development of County. LANDS WILL BE LISTED Use of Land Donated by Mrs, F. S. Buhler and Francis Mahon. ON MAIN AIRWAY ROUTb Airports to be Established Every 30 Miles Between Houston and Brownsville. Mrs. Frank S. Biihler and Fran- cis Mahon, both of this city, joint owners ot the Mahon Ranch five miles northwest of Victoria, have donated Iba use of one hundred acres of (he ranch fronting tor half a mile on Highway No. 12 to thcj Uiii.ted States Government for an. airport along Ihe llouston-Urowns- ville airway, The transaction was closed this morning with Hugh S. air- ways extension superintendent "of the Aeronautics Branch of the De- partment of Commerce, acting for the government tomiriiUee Will Ascertain Acreage Available for Colonization Purposes. The Hoard of Directors of the Vicloria Chamber of Commerce at Its regular weekly meeting Tuesday morning discussed the colonization possibilities of the Victoria section iind all agreed that it was tho big- safc1' for air mal1 pilots aml gesl proposition dial could he put airmc" assist In the over for Hie good of Vfclorla Coun- ly. After a full diseusion of Ihe The government's purpose in es- Ir.blisbing Ihe airport is to make GIVE US A VICTORIA GlIU.. Die actual noiirlng. Ir.-ile automo- bile owners have Indicated they will ilenuvnd that the orgiinlzation well for our i-ily authorilies mi