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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 23, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyes I-'lltcd DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive Optometrist 009-10 Welder Bldg. Phone 233 ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 150 o, H. French, Publisher, ife-i' VOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWCSF IN GENERAL. Timely Topics THE TRUE university of these diiys Is collection of FAILURE GREETED the efforts of two lo make Ibe East- to-West Journey across the At- lanllc Ocean. One ship was man- ned by lira Polish officers and It met with (tlffivitcr in attempting a forced landing on dim of the Is- lands of the Major Idzi- kowslil being killed. C'iiptuin t'ostes, one nf the fore- most of French aviators, succeed-, ed in passing tho Azores' but on- countered sueli heavy winds that] his supply of gasoline woUM have proved insuflk-lenl to harve contin- ued to America, lie turned around and, with the aid of the ivfnd, mau- a'jjed to reach France safely. Too much praise cannot, be given the ability evidenced by Frenchmen in tlie handling of tho ship or tbo sagacity which tho pilot displayed In promptly recognizing- the futility of continuing flying westward. His decision to return to France savotl bis lite. Cosies' ex- perience probably clears up the mystery as lo what happened to these earlier fliers. It luvs lung been recognised that Ihe crossing of the Atlantic from Kurope lo America presenter! prob- lems greater than Hie'reverse jour- ney. The fact that heavy winds are encountered opposite lo the di- rection of the journey makes the maintenance of the necessary pro- gress per of gasoline con- sumed difficult. SEE where a chorus girl has a new way ot testing her liiiuor. She puts her finger in it first, it Ihe finger nails do not como off, it's 0. K. IN CASE you ever hcivr any. body aay that lightning" never hits .1 boat, you can lull them that n bolt killed a fisherman off South Carolina last .NEXT TO a patch in the- asphalt street, -nolhing can as plainly apparent as a ilenf that "tias been hammered out ot automobile fender. A G0LF CLUB on Long Island i. Mvsiim balance and seis- mograph systems will be used. Kills Father With His Outthrillina the wildest fiction is the story of Catherine Crawford right, restored to the arms of her mother after her'unflinching narra- tive of how her quiverina fingers prised the triDSer of the revolver with which she killed her father, George H. Crawford, iefl, in thcir Xeyport, N. J., home, above. According to her story, the father had ordered her to his room and, after locking tile door, his actions frightened her. She grabbed the pistol she saw on the dresser think- ing to stop him. but as he advanced sbo fired: After hearing bcr story Prosecutor Quinn indicated he would not ask for an indictment. (International N'ewsreul) REQUIRED No Tax on Gas Used for Boats, Stationary Engines and Farm Tractors. IT MUST BE PAID THOUGH Refunds Will he Made to Those Exempt by Comp- troller After Receiving Reports. The Slale Complroller's Depart- ment is now prepared, to receive reports of exemptions from the neiv four-cent occupation tux on the sale of gasoline, according to an announcement by Slate Comp- troller of Public Accounts Sam Surpassed Record of Calif: ornia Plane at This- Afternoon. ftLOFT 247 HRS. 43 MIN. Pilots After Establishing New Record Said Flight Had Just Begun. LAMBERT FIELD, St. Louis, July St. Louis Robin at p. m. Central Standard Time today established a new world eri- durance refueling flight record. LAMBERT F I E L 0, St. Louis, July St. Louis Robin at p. m. cen- tral Standard Time today equalled the endurance mark of 246 hours and 43 min- utes set by Loren Mendell and Roland Reinhart at Culver City, Calif., two weeks aa.o. They must remain aloft an- other hour before the record will become official. LAMBERT' FIELD, st. Louts, July 'lest Houston Terrell. Clasoline used for any other purpose "than (bat to rob the pilots of the Victoria News of Long Ago propelling vehicles .pa iiulillc roads, streets tyid highways of Texas is exempt from taxation: fuel useil in farm tractors, station- ary engines, air craft and motor boals, therefore. Is exempt. However, (he tax must be i all gasoline. Refunds will be made to those exempt. The tax placed directly on wholesale distributors or gasoline-at the rate o! four tents per gallon but the consumer eventually bears the bur- den of the lax. The new rate was effect July 18th, having pre- viously been two cents. The new law does not make it easy for the consumer (o secure refunds on exemptions. Comptrol- CUERO 11EER WAR. The Cuero beer war had its origin in an effort to secure a ve- ilcclfon in the price demanded by t.cmp from ?i a keg. This was re- fused, ami the beer sellers ract with the Lone Star Dreiv- ery of San Antonio for hecr at obligating themselves to con- tinue the arrangement for on-j year. I.enip at once opened a bcev saloon on his own account, and is endeavoring to down the combina- tion by selling schooners at five cents, or two ordinary glasses for nickel. A presumably formcvl resident of Cucro (hat a careful (ally kept for the purpose of testing lhc mailer show- ed ninety drawn from an ordinary keg, tints realizing ai Ihe reduced price AS the San Antonio beer costs hut at al" Cucro; it will strike ,he I (program, ivhile unwarrantably i lengthy, was carefully arranged, and the parlicipanls. without ex- 'cupHon, acquitted themselves un- usually well. Perhaps tlie most features of the evening were tiie dumb-bell exercises by a class of young the cadet Stlrill and tbo really- excellent sing- by Miss lifvcs. lady possesses This latter a .voice o ler Terrell has outlined the neces- sary, procedure for the exempted consumer as follows: 1. The purchaser'must fill out Invoice, at the time of tbe pur- th.ise, giving amount, price, pur- pose, etc. The regular price is the BUS. Forms will be supplied by dealers anil filling su- tions. Hofore the 25th of (he moiita following the month of purchase, durance record, towaid which-the] were zooming inexorably today; Jlajor William B. Robertson, head of the company sponsoring flight, lias written a note of defin- ite Instructions to the fliers con- cerning the official rei'orils of1 tho flight. The plane h.Vl been" aloft hours at o'clock this morn- ing. .Major Robertson warned Jackson ami forest OBrinc to keep a log meticulously in case', their officially sealed barograph failed lo function. This is lo be used JWsist in checking the "flight it ne- cessary. Jackson and o'Drlne will equal" the world's record at Uifs'aft- enioon and pass it as o'clock-, the existing record has. to-bo beaten one hour for.a new one to be established. The pilots ai-tid-to. notes dropped this 'thai'._ after o'clock their real endur- ance flight would begin. Both ara in line condition and their plana is functioning perfectly. KWKH FORCED DOWN. SHHKVKPOKT. La.. July the buyer must report lo the comp- (WSI-t'iirry Sautters and VV.i Lear J.MIIII; iiusstsscs a .voice o: trollcr the number of Wt'le fori-ed tlown in their rare promise, well worthy of ciilli- jlioughl and the amount of refunds Illlallc KWKH last night after" 129 raiicm. The salutatory by Miss 1.. expected. Claims reporled lattr j an'1 in the air. was also a fine effort. the 23lb of the folloiviiig! Thc> wi" another' emlur- while Mr. T. llsrilcn acniiilted month will not be honored flis'" soon- il is unilerstootl. beer consumer lhat even at tlu- half rale there still remains .1 margin of profit that to isfj- the beer sellers. At all events, "Iho Haitle of Kegs" seems to suit himself splendidly in his rendition of I'ericlcs- Address lo! the Athenians. Hc also delivered j. the valciliitory hut owing I0 Mia ti'teucfs of Ibe hour The Advocato voprepcnialive was unable lo be present, although hear it hi.clily Iliose who remain-1 Tliciv were other portions of i the I'litcrtainmcut that" reailly de-1 jsi-rve spctinl mention, but 01' space The whole affair j nionrh will not be honored. 3. On receiving the rcporl. the (Continued on page two> Their motor failed. AMENDMENTS BEATEN 87TH BIRTHDAY IS I MORE THAN 2 TO 1 CELEBRATED TODAY JIN VICTORIA COUNTY BY JUDGE LEN01R the averse Cueroito, 'who. general thing, is pcrtrctly Judge T. I'. I.-juoir, pioneer VU- I The results of the recent election in Victoria County as offl- i dally i-anvas.-cd by County willint; j for the contest to continue imlef. C til I'lr s >t fiin liv in. i..A_.. r .11____ _ From The June 12, Advocate of MlOIf SCIf001. EXKIUMSKS. All h.tmeiiFe audience was prr sent on Tuesday evening at Ibc Casino to witness the csrrcives by the pupils of the High School. Th; j anniversary today. He is sin h.s