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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 18, 1929, Victoria, Texas BAD TRAIN WRECK IN COLORADO WHEN BRIDGE COLLAPSES Eyes Filled OR, JACK KAHN Exclusive Optometrist 609-10 Welder Bldg. Phone ?.33 Seo. H. French, Publisher. VICTORIA ADVO EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSr GENERA Timely Topics VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 18, 1929. Subscription: Per Annum NO PERSON will have occasion to complain tliu want of lime ivlio never loses THE ANNUAL trek of (lie lour- ls( hiis begun. go by headed north iMLil west. Some' ate haded down witi] I'liuimnont, bed springs, mattresses, ami (he like. As u rule Hie older travelers carry a mini- mum unumnt of equipment. There Is no ploasmo in a trip ttml re- solves Itself each ilny iulo a job of loading iinil ihnl Is iiol unlike, iiioi-itii; a complete lo'. ol household THE SUCCESSFUL follow is Hie man who does what others say can't he done. Tlie fellows who BUS it can't Ijc done are fooleil every -.lay by Iho man who pilches In and docs it. The difference in employes is (hat one siiy.-; lie can't while (lie other believes he can. and goes alicud'and does it. lie thinks lie can, and that is more than half of it. IT'S A safely device lias yet been invented to lh'3 place of the one just above the ears. LOAFING IS Eettins slvo II work. the oiliy. solution Is more IT IS BETTER lo lake nabs to prevent accidents than lo have ac- cldenls give you pains. ONE OF THE ways ill which' (he people of Victoria, can assist In the growth of this entire sec- tion, anil especially (heir own liome, is to he helpful ami consid- erate to all strangers, wUh whom they come in contact. Tho grown, Of a city is merely winning uen-rnim.-1-s. When strang- eis come to Victoria how.lout; does it lake them to feel that someone h interested tn liicm? It they inovo hore .lo begin work, nosv many mouths elapse before the 'he passengers were asleep rcsl of us niiske them realize that when tho crash came. A scene of they belong to Victoria. I indescribable confusion followed. RUSSIAN NUMBER 4 Chicago-Denver Rock Island Express Plunges Into Creek, CAUSED BY CLOUDBURST One Car Submerged and Scenes of Indescribable Confusion Fallow. UKNVKU, Colo., July UetweiMi 10 ami 25 persons Were killed and more than a score in- jured wlicn ihe westbound Hock Cotton Conditions Like Those of Biggest Crop Year! K Road Plans Outlined for Precinct No. 3 Island Ailnntic Kxpress through train from Chicago to Denver crash ed through a bridge over Spring Creek, near Stratum, Colo., J50 miles east ot here, early today. Spring Creek, normally virtually a dry bed. was' turned into a swirling from a cloudburst Ibat bad weakened the bridge. Fully 20 of passengers are be- lieved to bare been drowned. The train consisted of eight- pullmans, several coaches and baggage and express cars, carrying about persons. One cur was burned in tjie creek, and screams ot (he women and children could be heard above the of the water. The majority WE HASTEN lo chronicle Ibe re- 11 will lie four or five hours before the waters subside to where rescue marks of .Mrs. Sarah E. Heath, of workcrs ca" submerged Macsacbnsclli. who, v.hen she beard that she tart inherited OOit. said: All's Quiet Along the Potomac Nine cars of ihe I rain were tin-. railed but only one was .iiihmcrKed. :i liolief trains were rushed from What dinoroucc does it make (Joodhintl, Kans. il is ten cents or lion dollars when I haven't any use for il." finch was her reply to u reporter who wanted (o know what she would do with the money. It is reasonably safe to conclude Unit she will make wise use of the tor- tune in which she is not much in- terested. TUNNEY MAY be able to handle but to mnst men a suit lo col- led SoOfl.W'O would he ;i knockout. WE MET a fanner tho other d TRADE DAY SUCCESS AND TRADE TRIPPERS WARMLYJfELCOMEO The special train of Sail Anton- in .Trade Trippers, here in the in- terests of San Anlonio manufac- tured products bny-al-home who said be did not need relief. He lets his wife, do work. That was an Inmost farmer, the one you bear about so often. SEVENTY-FIVE years URO the erase -.wricnllnral worker took care of 12 acres. Today duo (o tin- pioved machinery be handles 31 acres. movements, was greeted by liun- v I visitors upon its arrival at tin: Southern Pacific station at o'clock today. The excursionists were a feature of Victoria's Trades coming here from b'eguiu, 'Vhcie (hey held a similar event this The train pulled throe baggage cars in which various San Antonio merchants had on exhihitiim Kan Anloniivmado. products. Dainty First Bale Not Ginned Until After August .1 That -Year. EXCESSIVE RAINS CAUSE September Ginnincjs Only But Reached Near- Bales by Feb. Victoria crop pros- pects are admittedly Bloomy at. Ibis time, due to excessive radius, but conditions are very similar to those that prevailed in 152G, when the crop was Ihe largest in the his- tory of the- county, amounting lo bales. The rainfall for the first seven months of 1926 was inches, while t'or Uit> sume period of this year it has been 33.0 inches. The precipitation In .July, S.'i'i inches, or nearly three times what it has been so far this July, v.'ilh the amount to dale 3.25 inches. Bile lo the showery weather in July, 192ij, cotton shed nearly all fts fruii, including full-sized bolls, as has been the case this year, j Usually Ilie first tote of Victoria COXNKCTIOX Cr-unty is ginned about the "'e Krsl middle ot July but in IMS not a telephone ex- halo was ginned in July and bv tlie i- -n- i i" i lelophonist in Victoria, and in his In only bales had been i 5 "111 11 11C COIli-ilritl! gmncd the entire county. phollc CR October J. however, )..'.d reached and so .ate was j wfth stretched over one end nflor knnckini; off the Imttom. A Iwiuo was I hen passed through a hole in Hi.... center ot Ihe cover with u kiiol in the cud. lie and bis W 1 IT! TII11 Russian Troops Reported Re- IJiilsed in First Clash Along Border. EUROPE EXPECTS WAR China Continues Military Preparations and Sending Troops to Manchuria. July jiorls ot heavy troop movements along the Matiehufian border and Commissioner Payne and Ad- iil" mmor serious visory Corrimittee Reach !''las'1 Chinese Agreement. APPORTIONED Precinct Allotment Prorated According to Assessed Val- ues of School Districts. Victoria News of Long Ago Ihe crop that the gins did not clnse doivn for the season until fVbruary, by which lime nearly bales had been marketed. While tolloii in many fields throughout, this seclrnu is almost bare of bolls, the plants are bloom-............... ing profusely at this time and however, (bat Nat did not the weather remains dry for a Jew realize many millions by his bivon- Wi-cks a bumper crop may yet bo The Advocate of April made, as in Tlie weather chared several days ago and there been a noticeable improvement in the crop in (hat short time. as Ihc county and cily tax will bring it up lo The Advoc.ile of April 20, 1329.; ay liKhl, there occurred incidont which, placed way of a certain popular VOIIIIK gentleman which be was not slow- in Improving. A lighted oil li.mii on the stiigo. fell, scattering th MBS. G. GISLEB, 79, EXPIRED LAST NIGHT AT MISSION VALLEY Mrs. Christina Cinler. nearly one 01' Victoria ftmniy's ablest and died at her home at Mission Valley -it o'clock hist Mrs. fiislor was llio widow ot County Commissioner J. Payne of Precinct No. 3 will in a few days begin (ho improvement ot conntywide November, 1527. The- commissioners in the other undertook this ;o but the work II. was reported that a large body of Russian troops attempted. to cross the Amur'1 Hivcr between Manchuria and Soviet llussia ami were repulsed by-superior forces. Other messages told of troop con- centrations at strategic points alon.? Ihe border. A Poking message to the Daily --------i Telegraph detailed an unconfirmed the lateral muds in his precinct report lluil u large body of Hus- wilh the JSO.OtiO allotment frum the equipped with ,-ilriihines, bond issue voted in gas and field guns are con- centrating at i'ograiiiiiflniaya as a probable point for entry into Man- cliurin in the of war. Shanghai messages to (lie. Daily .Mall reported Russians tnas- ed between HJagoveslchensk and three prsdnus work some time i_ was delayed in I'rcciiict No. 3 to await the filial routing of" Iho Vic- toria-Iiotngio biglnvay so the later- al roads could be improved in con- nection wilh it. several "preliniin- aii surveys have boon made for this highway but since it appears it will he a year or longer before anything definite is done about Commissioner raj no de- cided not to delay this work any longer twcnt at points where it will be necessary to build lateral j roads'directly to the highway. Manehoiili. They arc faced by. Chinese troops at several points but mi clashes are reported. The Mukden arsenal is reported'' workiiiK at fever nitcb. Later OU-. patches confirmed reports ot' Chinese military preparations, and j'ro'JP trains proceeding to ihf bor- llcr- "clion of thu Russian Cov- in brvakltiK off diploma- tic r'jliuimis with China is looked 1'ip'in in anlhoritiitivo cfrrlea heve i as close tu a declaratinu of war. Koivl Advisory Com- DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS SEVERED BY RUSSIA initle'i ot his precinct at the t'nui't llouso Ibis moruins it was decided cu ,_ "10 Ti" T lllB to Moscow by' ..sses.ed ot the various friends could conversations at lnK siiigp. jell, scattcrniK a considerable distance by means hurnins oil in all diiV-ciinns. Tliero Mr "f ibis crude telephone. We consternation everywhere, and T, lie.-ttli occurred in il. SIio was burn in July. IMS. and came isdl001 llistricl--.' fti the precinct. I o Hiiitry witli hrr njir on the Advisory Commit- lenry Jacob, in her itussian business bouses here are inK closed ami women ami chil- was there imminent 20, t HKKVII.U-; K.YTK.VSIO.V. The first locoinnlive on tho Hoe- SIXTY SECONDS'o a min- lUe. tiny lillic rhincs and yet they nicuths ami years that spr.eil ou wines. Jlnst roacues want lo do bis; thinss an) samples were served those pass- ins through tho tars In gel a glimpse of the exhibits. ls bcsinuing to open nicely in crowd was so lavgu a constant !B fcw fields. The first halo of Ihc tl is not thought that the tirsl crossed (lie Cnlello will bc ginned in tliis county c'r''ek Wednesday. Track stream of persons poured through County crop was Riimrd until ivboul August 1. although tot-1 wi" uuintcrruplod until 'he Metiiwc is rcat bod, a distance of 12 miles. Mr. .1. Miller. tin. sails-', is von Survh h ir are of a disastrous conflation, when Mr. Jloscs Levy stepped up and j jlrj r; j. tnnghl the lamp in his hands, .Mrs' while the flnmbs flashed over hfs! Imiiiln, arms and face, tooly it from the stase ami up wl.olo Irnsth of Ihc bnildiiiK to front roiiilom o wii' door, it illlU CJlll- Iw arc Schnberl. Robert Ur-rtren are belim' removed fr.nii Man- ban. I.OHIS llaubobi and lierlhold j thuriaii summor resi.rls. Mcrilrllx A >0 Sk-veis, The cominitlrc will a sur- vey of the entire precinct and de- termine tvhfcii mads sliould be velcd or graded anil what j roads should be opened, sini'o thoro is not siifficiout money ii> i into the street, li slol, Valiry Coinrtcvy at a'irk Us full liuicfti.l the i-oaches lone after Iho iriiln Too. man., .jii i i LIL.I u i einr- for tlm chaine they wall, but years rure out In the- excursion a1- Port havoca Wednesday and ifidcnt that trains will reach linliail pile- up and soon thvy find. alas. il is too lalo. 1 my ftiend.j Krcd R .Mann, merchant of Devils yo.n-11 never try some hi? x. thins by am! by- -tlu, may ,ilt; never come: it is Ibo. litllo j -Tradim; a( M, mount ami MK j handled his simjeol In livins lito xui'll, speaking briefly. find that things im, Thl. ]mmzhi do. sn do (hem Keiilly. wilh a smilo Iti-piecc baud with ihem to furnish .--and doing so. mako life worth; music while liero-, vrntlorecl wliilo. -.1. Alfred Taylor. a unniVn- of lively elections at I lie I tirst of tho Ooliad crop at Kamiiti Tiwsdny. tliv (ily for .vow o .S.-ui An with (lioi slaliou before going tn park, where they play-wl j lime. Quiic a fmv of II M-inn visitors niinplcil .u a superb "ty while j Mien-, pmns lo :nc .'inns that wore.: of most iniorcsi tn them. tlirniiRhi their In San Antonio. Victoria was nil prepared tn re-l by tbo 7tli proximn. Mr. Miller tlm mon enjoy excellent lie also says that aflor Mtniwo hut four days action cuoly and n manfully performed. Tin; Advo-: ,r of ArnocKrvilU- w I ciUo i.-oiisratnlates Its br.ivo ynung friend and assures him that bis; 1____________ act warmly applauded by j TUffl PI irnO MlTiVT lit everyone win, witnessed 1 WU rUr.Ho HUH I IN P. B, M'NEAL INJURED IM SEVERE FALL AT HER HOME Tlu: Advocate ot May 1, KLKCTKIO H.AXT. Tim franchise pi-titioncd fnr In- SAN ANTONIO CRASH material needed. only whore it is will be required tit throw tho li m In-idg.: across ii.-Kmin The Ibo Klerlrl.r Light nf April 2n, 1SSS. Ignmterl by (lie City Co-am il .SAN AXTOXIO. .luly 1.1. U'. K. anil noil tnjnroil. two) Wcflnesday uigtit. Ko soon COI'K KICHTIXr, TAX. j necessary machinery, which Our cork fan. iors aro ap- j been ordered, arrives work will -----------._______ H- .-iipatiim placed sin, ami we aro assured that it will; WEATHER REPORT Iho the 2i.s( i be pushed to as early a i.- i Kho humli-od dollars amounts j as posslhlc.-Kroni The Advocate p.mlv Ir.Mv Mo iirohibitinii in Hm Cily of Itoses. :of September II, ISS9. iaiilv'show'K -.-l" GHILO DROWNS IN BATHTOBASHER MOTHER PHONES Mrs. is. wife ot the most! assistant snperintcndcni of the Vio- lori.i Division of the Soiuhern I'.i- i-ific Lines, suffered .1 severe Mil when she fainted in lu-r homo yes- 'terday ovoiiin.s am! is ivceivjug trcinmeni at tin- ViT-ioria Mrs. Mr.Veai alone at tlio time am! irpoii i-fK.-iiiitu.; uess managed in ,'ho te'.o. pluilli1 and nutiiy tlu; oratur of coiidiiion. lior 1ms. baml heinsr In in (he She imniodiati-ly tn the hospital tu Hysu's aaibuLvtoe. her condition is serl WICHITA KAI.L.S. Trv.. July My; tic. ISinontii fit Irs. .1. A. .Smith. Has tironiicd In kilbinl. licro WV.Incsdaj- whon-'mis. her full i- 10 left hi its motlior: Iho Rood m.ui bile thu s teleplnme. j will be slad to know. ;