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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 25, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyes Filled DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive Optometrist 609-10 Welder Bldg. Phone 233 Geo. H, Frencli, Publisher. ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy TerniJ f'lione 150 AND VICTORIA COUNTY? SECOND, SOUTHWOl" GWERAl Timely Topics A GOOD book is tho precious life-Mooi! of a master-spirit cm- balmcd and treasurer up on pur- pose tu a, life Itoyuiicl I KNOW what it liko lo' bo huiisry, I inn acquainted with cold, 1 Imve wandered wllh'uu roof for iihi.'ller, lllio :i ijlienii (liiit is lost from Hie fold. have losscrt on a bed of fever, f have writhed on ii bed of piiiiii, tho, ills thai besot the sorrows thill trot, have tome lo me lime and yel 1 know wind it la to lie happy, 1 ;nu also lirqilillllloil With Joy, fililil In a iniHif (hat Is ever Hie without ilross or alloy. Tlie measure of grief (hat's assign- od me is light and its iiotion nnaff, I suffered and yet I am can love, I can lid, J can Alfveii Taylor. THE PRINCE cf Wales lias had no ciiucetriaii a-a-ldents Tor quite a while. This is because his activ- ities have iicen more governmental than sporting. worst .thins thai is likely lo happen to Hie heir apparent now f-s a sudden attack of cornerstone layer's elbow. AS WE GET the UncK'. Mussolini has1 just hail an election Italy and hasn't naked for a re- count. i ANOTHER THING tins world metis is a sraiicfruil that can yell "Pore." 0__ NEXT TO Iliumler, thinks the Mil'berson Republican (lie loud- est iiolsR is the first rattle discov- ered in the new KICKING ABOUT taxes Is one of the inalienable rights of the Am- eiicuii people, is furthermore one i-r (lie favorite indoor sports iliir- Ins the Winter mouths. Taxes aro high: they're hiijti hi every town m county that makes progress. Fiirly ytars taxc's were com- parutivcly low. Hut since then the community installed a sevv- er system.'a water system, an elec- tric llKlit street lighting system, paved the streets, Iniilt and equip- ped modern schools, imill ihe court house, a modern county poor farm home, etc. Without these things the community could probably get along on about the same lax rate that w-ivs in effect here -10 years HFC, hut ivcntld anyone want these (hings taken from the community in order to have a lower tax rate? When we see a paper bragging nhnul the of-Ihe tax Dial is in effect in its town, one can not hcip but wonder the A DOCTOR says men v.'ho smoke arc liaiilc to have except matches. THE NEW drivcrless autoiiiobflc is certain to make a hit. A SUCCESSFUL speaker is one vim can hold a four-minute talk down to teti minutes. IT DOESN'T any differ, ence what the custom ot the day prrsr-rilu's, in- what tho.-e ahont us think about a If it harms (he human body physically, it is a Iliins I" alone, whe- (her Die !.-nv .forbids it or not. If harms mentally or physically, it is a pood Ihins lo leave alone though Ih'' law is silent upon it and Ihe public iudiffcrenl. THE OTHER clay we an ad- vertisement for movie in which Ilium was no picture of a beautiful Mr! striiRclmi; or swooiiini; in (he arms of I he cave man hero. The iacidc-nl impressed us. If news is Ihe rciordin? of the unusual, this is Purely news. CHARLES FRANCIS llrusli. iit- vontor of arc light and an onl- standing firairf as ii sdenlisl, lin- rjjinil.iriau anil philanthropist, dioil pnriinnitiii) at honm In Clcvc- lainl last Kalunlay at tin; of SO. .One of lu's List acts was the establishment of a l-'onndation for the Betterment of Hie Unman VICTORIA DAILY AFTERNOON, JULY 25, 1929. Subwcription: Per Annum NUMBER 10 BIG DEVELOPMENT PLAN LAUNCHED BAIN GENERAL OVER EASTERN SECTION OF VICTORIA DIVISION The KlwM'cry weather of (ho past few days, an detrimental (o the col- ton crop, was followed by llu-ce to four Inches of rain al noon today. The raiu was heaviest between Victoria and lOdna uml was. general over the eastern end of the Victoria Division of (no Southern Pacific Lilies. It extended as far west as Cioliad. Farmers In the city this mom- ing from the riemliiK Prairie com. niunity reporloil a h'ever-i wind- storm in thai .section Tuesday aft- ernoon. The sturm was utmost of cyclonic' proportions and did- con- siderable damage. HOOVER SAID TO BE WITHOUT AUTHORITY TO REDUCE CRUISERS July The cincslioii of Preyldent Hoover's IcBal authority to suspend the Imildini; ot three nf the cruisers in the huildiiiB program authorized hy Congress .was raised today in I lit wake of the uimmmce- ment that he would meet Great Unwind rednrtlon of hc-r warship proarani with n like out. CoiiKress, it poinled out, siiecifically rcjccled the of I'resldenl Coolidge that he he given anthorily lo suspend ihe building ol one or more of the cruisers at any lime. VOLUNTARY EXILE OF CATHOLIC POPES FOR 60 YEARS IS ENDED VATICAN CITY, July 25. The voluntary exile of the popes, endured -since ISTlt because, of a' lireach between the Calholic Church and Italian State, ends today with the departure of 1'opt: Pius XI from the Vatican confines. It is the first time in sixty years that :c [iiiiuliff has sel foot out of SI. Peter's: This was mado ubl- sible by the i.ateran treaties set- tling Ilic long conflict between the church and state. ST. LOUIS ROBIN NOW AFTER 500-HR. MARK.; ALOFT 299 AT 11A J. ST. LOUIS, July Si. I.onis liohin had been aloft 292 hoars at o'clock Ibis morn- inp. "We expect lo stay in the air ivor Ihe pilots Miiiil in a I hey dropped today. HOUSTON PLANE ALOFT 18'6 HOURS AT A. M. HOUSTON. .Inly Ilillion flollar City had liecn alofl ISC> hmirs'nl a. m. today. PANAMA MAIL LINER GOES ON ROCKS OFF COAST OF COLUMBIA SAX KUANVIRCO. July (INS) TUfl I, in IT iola, (ui from Han York, toilay nit' Ilie i-onsl of Cnlnniliia, ncconl. inj: to iiihitrs lu-rc, Tiit'vo jirt1 1110 jtnd a crew of Si' jihiKird llit1 REPORT All Tv-yas loiiigiit ami parUy clmidy Miittcrcd thmi- dor VI Penitentiary Guard Testifies Harry Leahy is Insane K K K H X K X X ri France Says Russia Trying to Provoke World War >tate Begins Introduction of Evidence in Hearing at Georgetown. GOLIAD SHERIFF WITNESS Officials of Bee, San Patri- cio and Live Oak Also Testify for State. T.KOHOKTOWX, July slate today liegan the intro- duction of testimony lo prove thai I tarry muter death sentence for the staying of Dr. .1. A. Ilamsey of MalhtK.'is aane. E. Uurrell, penitentiary war- tlen; K. M. Taylor, peniteuliary ac- countant; Light Townsencl', stale ranger; Marvin Johnson, distriel clerk of Live ,Oak County; fi. Oayle, district attorney of Hee County, ami Sheriff F.'li. Hunt of San Palrido Comity Icsirfied tliat they believed Leahy of sound mind. -Miss Amanda Davidson, Mrs. Leahy, the condemned man's wife. ;ind A. llolconih, penitentiary Knnrd, ycsierday lentiticd they hc- lieved he is insane. HAVE FIGHT. CKOIICKTOU'-V, July in the Lives of Little Men Sensational Documents Un- covered in Raid on Com- munist Headquarters. MORE CLASHES REPORTED Both Russians and Chinese Engage in Warlike Dem- onstrations. Victoria News of Long Ago A FIXE PEACEMAKER. Let us dwell in peace and liar- brief, hut turbulent fist fight and i mony together. The Cuoro liiille- dramntic momeiil in which the tin and Victoria Advocate men defendant sought to discharge his j were somewhat incliscreel and be- attorneys, marked the first tcsti-1 came personally antagonistic Tues- mony In the sanity hearing of! day last. The Progress man Ihu iroiihlcd waters out of re- snett for the iirr-fession. yon know. Now, pood fricndu, do not let angry rise. Lull if lli'ey do, for Harry J. Leahy, under sentence of death for the slaying of Dr. J. A. Ramsey, of Matins. The fist fighl occurred while at- torneys were examining tiic firsl, witness, Miss Amanda Davidson of j scoduess saVe, set off the street and awnT from the toria, correspondence lo The Ivdiiu I'ronress. Had the writer oj the above sug- gested sioinctliiiig about remaining; sobfr, thereby avoiding the city calaboose, and then ivlojitcil his own advice. The Advocate would have been content. As it is, we arc incliin'd ilontit his call to art- Taylor, whose affidavit that six; believed Leahy insane, won the da- fc-ndanl a stay of execution and a sivnity trial. Miss Davidson, an at- IrMtive, smartly dressed youus woman, had testified thai she had know Leahy for oighl or nine years incl Unit his acts since his convic- tion as well as his letters had in- dicated that his mind was unbal- anced. II. X. Graves, of the prosecution, on cross examination, asked Miss Davidson whether she knew that I.eahy was married and yet receiv- ed letters from him and then went on to ask her who had lold her wluvt to say from the stand. A car- copy was introduced which Davidson identified as a tran- script of what alii: had told de- fense attorneys she would testify. K. .Simmons ot Sail Antonio (hen look Ihe witness on redirect examination and attempted lo show that Ihe p.xpcr in intestion transcript ot what she had lold attorneys she would testify one cent per pound, tlie loi thus incured must fall on ihcr selves. Jusl as soon as the beer 1 war ia settled, however, the price will no donbl be advanced and the. j iLITTLE THEATRE NOT TO PLAY TONIGHT AT DUE TO RAIN people ot Cucro will Ihen be com-! The heavy dov Mieral over this of rain, i, resulted meals purporting lo show that Hus- sli) is trying to provoke a world war with, subsequent civil war in France in an effort to sciz.i .the French Government were seized In on Communist headquarters last night, it was announced by the police- today. According fo Hie police Moscow lias subsidized the Frencli Commun- ist Party to aid in provoking a world war which would eventually lie transferred to a civil war in France, when tlio Reds would at- tempt to seize power in Prance. WARLIKE CLASHES ARE REPORTED TO TOKYO TOKYO, .Inly demonstrations again flared on the Manclniriaii border today, accord- ing to reports received here. After five b'ovict airplanes had been fired upon while flying over Manchuria ii is reported Ihat the Newly Appointed C. of C, Colonization Committee Organizes. BLACKBURN CHAIR MAN Sub-Committees Named to .Gather Accurate Informa- tion to Advertise Section. polled to al least partially reim in Ihe cancellation of the sched- Itnssian artillery in reprisal booklet for wide Victoria was disposed to nonr oil burse tlie losses which are now re- suiting (o dealers by reason of (lie uled presentation by the Victoria [.little Theatre of "Apple Mossom reduced rate. The Star will then discover little cause for tonsratnla-; lion on the ice j The Advocate of July ISS6. second successful tonight. The nu.vovKH BY A All eight-yea r-olcl son of Tlieo. liuhler met with a sci accident last Saturday. He from a wagon while it was in pro- f Time." their comedy, in i roads leading lo the jly -scat ari> reported la he prac- impassable due to the rain. three-act play was to have I been given under the auspices ot lictugio Catholic Daughters of i America in the Uofugio Anditor- Tlie first systematic; eltort under- taken in years lo bring more peo- ple into Victoria County was launch ed last night wilh the ttrst meetins and organization of the newly ap-' pointed Colonization Committee o! the Victoria Chamber of.. Com- merce. K. Blackburn, vice-president of Ihe Victoria Bank and Trnsl Company, was elected chairman the committee, after H. Craln, le.-vjing ranchman, had declined the honor because of his frequent absence front the icily. K. B. Koos, head of the Roos .Mercantile Com- pany and one of this city's most prominent, and progressive busi- ness mov, was made vice-chairman. The other members ot the commit- lee are W. H. Smith, J. M. Fulkj, T, L. Sterne, Arthur Itutledge .and Leopold Morris. The committee decided to begin work by assembling' fuels and figures relating lo the productive- ness of Victoria County lands and showing the general desirability' of Ihe comity as-a place of resi- dence for thrifty farmers. In thli connection, Mr. Rulledge was pointed to gather material on gcii- oral farming; n. A. McEIroy with reference to dairying; j. H. sloan in regard lo truck and fruit raia-. ing, and County Agricultural Agent II. 13. Hoss the poultry industry. When this material is assembled It is proposed to issue aii illustr.V-- distritutioii over the border, causing great con-1 tliroughout the country.- Tho com- fusion among the Chinese troops. Tho Chinese artillery did not re- turn the fire, it was slated. MANCHURIAN THJlLDING REPORTED DYNAMITED MOSCOW. July 25.-HIHSJ-TIIL' White Guards land- Communists linssians) and Chinese have t'vna- Kress and one of Ihe wheels passed directly over his bead longlitudiu- number of the cast wl" k'avu vacations, the play ally. The lip done wilh a knife, while he cd nuniDrons severe cuts on Hie PvMI bc at a vise anybcxlv upon any cuts on Ibej .om The Advocate of September TIGERS MAY PLAY ROSEBUDS HERE NEXT SUNDAY AMI VICTORIA ICK. has ;vt ice factory, but' track, which probably saved him j ifrom death, as the wheel j partially supported duritiK its P progress over Ihe body by the KS Hie prodact of this factory hi Victoria at three cents piMind and in Cucro at one i'. would seem that Cucro is en- Joying the (mil of Ihe little entei- prise Ihat OUTO can boast. The secret IIPS in tlie fact that there is in (he h-e tnvle of b, ,he of there i. none at Vic- j ,Mnmcy a, ncrc, star. j Wm As Tile Ice fa. lory here- delivers} longing to Fire Company I was rapidly The Ad- vocate of Anffnst 7, 1SSS. t KIUKMAN' 1NMUUKD. About noon yesterday an alarm of fire called out the driurlincnt. iiT in .small niianiitics to families and Ihat the composition was In-r -it nay hour of (he day at two I cents pound; 20o iionnils or turning down the street at tlie Mohris corner ihe carriage came in Springing from his chair (hiring liscussion in his Irial, I.eaby threw i when he told his law- vcrs I hey were disriwrsoil and or- dered them to KO home. Jef'Mise rnniue! immediatoly noved that Leahy be excluded Continued on page two) contact wilh the pnvemi-nl. Ii is likely Ihe Victoria liose- buds and WuiHlsboro Tljcvrs .Sunday at Kio Vista I'ark a baseball Mine wilh a 35- piece hand in Ihc stands. Too, :t i? probahte every Hoy Scout In the s'limmi-r camp at Pleasure Island will be in attendance at tin: con- which nroinljii mittee expressed its disapproval of high-powered real estate and 'colon. teilfon schemes that have for their purpose the quick sale of land Hi inflated prices without any elation for tho welfare of the pur- chasers. .Only absolutely accurate and conservative statements con- the administration huitdim; Pc.slHlllie.1 "IC "''lluri" of on .the Traim.flaikal Kailwav I'l-ogranilch Naya. Ihe oflidai So-i is' stal vict News ABency announced bo verified and support: day. General Sacharov, coininander of the White Itussian forces, js is ed to he massing 300 by every msmbcr ot tile ,com- .1 mitlce, will be sent oiil, "Tlia all lhal is. necessary to scltlemeul nf South sceuru ejt. of the season. is lurlluvwl Director W. ..iiig for an attack on Sovicf troops. j the committee agreed. The The Chinese legation staff, after tlla committee also will bcins ordered three times to leavo bt; confined lo successful or prac- MDSCOW, departed for Finland last farmers of means seeking a "fellU jchivige of location to a milder cli- AGAINSTolDLAW TO r AIIII- G Vt fiHFPlK FOR UIIL run THAN AMfillNT (IP I lIHll HlllUUH I Ur 1-Xkli's and his Victoria lioy lico over, at one one.iialf tents. orjbreakin.K IN wheel and olhei-wiao j on hand to fmn per ton. Kspnilcnce it. Mr. cnlranriiig tunes as ihe pntii ivill invite the co- Southern Pacific and Missouri Pacify Lines, Ihe 'Central Power and Light Company and other large concerns interested _____. ,l'> the development ot this SIH-- The Advocate received a Maulson of Houston, today from .lac-ob liaitz of (lie jasrirnUiiral agent of Southern (iKinil Loader Dry (foods Store reached tlie city to- Iliis <-liy. who is en route lo N'ew assure .lire commilUc of his York lo make fall and winter par-js-Vitem's support and L. M. t.svin- chases for fits firm. of the Central Power and Light Mr. Caiu i-ac-losed a c-lippiiis Company pledged his company's cooperation at the committee lWj! from a I'itisburK show- Ihat under an old slaiule still {ir.rctin.c. that il than j Included the listinB of that the, ico produi-ed tier, one of tlie iiremon. was thrown is in (amp a short di.i.inre "Ult is asainst thc-j The plans as outlined la-it h.'ie is snpiriov lo that brought j down by Ihe shock and (he (ruck H'c Park. i bw Nvl'iu' iv cllctk Cllr less ihe and is Ihorefore i passed ovcr him. flis injuries are I ll.-it Gr.llia forni.-r nwioi j of him! availabl by c-a.lomcr.--. The great- j believed to be severe, although at jWner. will for the j of at Cucro r (his writins he seems lo be or llarwocxl will toil for 'T'. if- settlement the sala of same at price, plus only i per cent com- 'lhc house, and can lie fined up lo S5W.J (Continued on page ;