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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 30, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyes Examinod-Glasscs Pitted. DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive 609-10 Welder BWg. Phone 233 3e6.11. French, Publisher, VOLUME 32 -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 1S9 AND VICTORIA SOlJTHWCSr IN A DAY, ;'.n hour of vlrluuus III) erly wovlh u whole flcmily ill bond Timely topics HAVE ANY of our women read- rs ever heard nf were man ci'ili e tho stylo of fsitilnlite dress? t nearly unanimous, eh? The lime sin-li a (liltiK occurs, read illlfylfe'illni Ihe following iinnigruph abonl own regalia, wrillen by Dr. IfftftfilK' Free, and you need nei-cr fear Iiuar-the old song about what wear repealed; "Undoubtedly tlio lime li com- rol. esthetic rea- sons, men will rebel against, the :imlform wbich fashion compels ihem lo wear. Sudden vision will :dc-j-ccnd UMOI: llieni.1 They will sight of thcmsolvc-s as they y are, more upholstered than jVfffchairs, lu'riiossed like beasts of buckles and buttons, necks confined by halters, ij.icgs eucaseil iu flapping cloth jUfSf thoy will burst out tin [f'omlnoiis luughlcr. They will knot the legs of their breeches around '.the Ibronts of their tailors; they will haiis the haberdashers with iheir own neckties; they will Ifgjfe thrust the fashion markers oil a ot out loss to iiiKiii, no error withoiil I evil" wrote .lames Smithsmi, and 9 V I when he died lie left his fortune nf about "to the Si'S Uiiilcd Slates nf America to found at under the name of Ihr Smithsonian InstHulEon, au cs- tablishmcnt for tho increase and diffusion ot knowledge among men." Sinithson did not live a happy life, iu all probability. He was an Illegitimate son of Knglisli iluke and be never sensi- live soul probably reacted to a so- I cial condemnation. Hul, he aclv- ievcd distinction as a scientist and bo disposed of his wcallh lo help tfc% mankind. The In.miliilc he fotniit- ed lo br "for the increase and ditfi'ision of and for a couUiry his money has been i'0'l working to that end. IF A CENSUS was taken of the swings on tbe of Victoria It would be found Ihat most of v them :iro oicupird regularly and exclusively. f> NEXT SUNDAY, we have said before, is Ihe lies! Snuday lo go li church. As usual, (here will be i plenly'of vacmit scats, which ought (o he filled by the members of (be YOUNG COOLIDGE, nUhough his father uas prosidcnt. rustled nnmnd ami Rol ;i job soon iv.- was out ot sehitoK 1 Iorbcrtt tho son of ProsiilcnL Hoover, hns done ihc samf XeiUier was ton- font to Iio an iiilfr and ,1 loafer. Tlio (onnlry IM slill us long ;is wholesome fxlsls to- ward work. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 14 ST. FARMER FROM IOWA- WHO DIED SUDDENLY BURIED HERE TODAY William Hodecker, 70, who was found dead on the gullery of liis farm home neiiv Inez MouiJuy iiioni- uud whose lifalli was pro- mmticcd clue to natural causes, wab laid to rest In the Kvei'Erceu C'eme- lery here at 11 o'clock tills morn- ing. The funeral was from Ryan's Chanel and llev. O. C. Williamson of Uic Kirst ri'esljytei'laii Church conducted the rites. ir. Hcidccker tame here from liaxtcr, fowa, about a year ago and owned a 200-ticre black land farm and considerable hlooded live stoek beyond Inez. He was a bachelor and lived alone. Following liis death, J. K. Ryan, local funeral di- rector, communicated with Chas. Imrdick, president of the State Savings Hank al Baxter, and found that he had considerable property interests in Iowa. Mr. Jliirdlclc said he had a brother who a farmer near liaxtor and a number of other relatives but llicy.were so widely scattered he gave instruc- tions for the burial to, be made here after first ordering the body ship- per lo Baxter. Mr. Rrjdeckei1 was very active despite his age and over six and a half feet tall. He. luul been dead fully twelve hours when bis body was found. The inquest was held by Justice T. P. Lenoir. MAY LAND TODAY K Cotton Failures Compelling Farmers to Diversify XK tf w tt r' H Many Violations of Working Women's Law Here VICTORIAN WAGING WAR ON SPARROWS MOST SUCCESSFULLY One of The Advocate's friends who is convalescing and some- times finds time heavy on liis has been making war on the sparrows with the soDre yesterday oC 3S dead largest score yel made in. any one day. He uses a 22-ealibre shotgun which kes hardly any report and shoots shot so small lliey arc harm- less except to the thing directly limed at wilhin a distance of about 19 feet. He saj's he has seen more red birds on his place since thinning out "Ihe sparrows Dian bo ever be- fore noticed and plans when winter comes to bail his hack yard and continue the sparrow war by the use of Iraps willi Ihe hope Ihat losirahle birds will lake Die place of the liltle [icsls in his of town. The Advocate commends Ih0 use )f traps to Ihe householders of the city ,-is an Inexpensive, and .effect- means of getting rid of a mils-' and would like to sec them in all over Victoria during. next winler. Tlic boy scqiils would he Interested and if they made it a business to spar- rows (lure would be few of the pests left next spring. Cooling Colonization Coni'mittee of C. of C.'Holds' Its Second Meeting. LITERATURE DISCUSSED Buy-a-Heifer Mov emerit Arrjoncj Agricultural Club Boys and Girls Proposed. At (lie second meeting of Hie Colonization Cominiltce of the Chamber of Commerce lasl night the'issuance of'literature advertis- ing. Victoria County was further discussed, und the individual re'c- ords ot successful farmers in va- rious portions of Die comity were presented for inclusion in this liter- ature. The records disclosed Uiat these farmers in every instance owed their success to the m-aclico of diversified farming, including tlBirylng and poultry 'raising mid in a number of inslaiices Hie produc- tion of citrus fruit. The case of an aged farmer and his wife who had made a profit of to 000 in Ihe lasl few years from a two-acre orange orchard was cited. There are a considerable number of such orchards scattered over the comity thai are producing profit- able commercial crops. With many of tile runners of the county threatened will! u cotton crop failure this season, owing to exeessive rains, Considerable n'mnber of them are bcEinniiiK to realize thai they must raise some- thing in addition to cotton to main- lain an existence llirotii'lioiit Hie year, ami as a result within the past feiv weiks there has been an ever-increasing number of inquiries ibont dairy and poultry stock. In Victoria News of Long Ago Within the past week prepara- tion for the erection of the follow- ing buildings have been announc- ed: Mrs. Unrolhen Welder of itefttgio will ercit a residence near re- OPERATION FAILS TO LIFT VEIL OF COMA AFTER THREE WEEKS KA.V ANTOXIO. July lamcevn was expressed al Baylor Hospital here nver the condition ot Jloltz, II. who lias been in i stale of coma since July ,1 when i sharp dip in a ixwd caused her lo (brown from the Imtleback ol a roadsicr. Having been unconscious for nearly (bice weeks, an operation pprformoil .Saturday night rcliovcr pressure from (he base nf 'ior brain. Hospital attendants say the girl hns taken nnnrislimcnt Ihroughoiit Ihe period of imt imsclonsness. but "very restless .SmuLiy gatv dotibls ,is to her rccnvcry. order to encourage this spontaneous j movement, the committee, at the i suggestion of T. U Slcrne, one of mombers, rccamineiidcd to the Chanibcr of Commerce (hat a bny- a-hclfer project be launched amons the af ricullural club boys and sirls of the county, each club boy and girl to have the backing of some business man or olber citizen in Ihe purchase of tit least one young Jersey cow. The Chamber of Com- the Sl.ayton homestead. She cc-ntly exchanged her lot on Jlarkel adjoining (be Ijun resi-. ileiu-e for iiniinproved iiropcrty be- longlng (o .Mr. J. Drowiison, and plans are in course of preparation fiiv the contemplated building. During the week Jlrd. Eichlitz h erection of a haud- e there in a few merce several months aso bron.tlit several carloads of Jersey callln into Ihe county for distribution among the farmers and it is, soon to itly the owner of which hus net yel. From The Advocate of April 17, 1SSG. undertake further importations of these cattle. The committee was informed thai Hail H. Coodloe, superintendent of Ihe Victoria Division of the South- rilAMI'AO.VK PuN'l'lf. crn Pacific Lines, was very favor- 1 If any man minks Mr. J. ,f. ably impressed willi its suggestion pin, heail liarkccpf-r ;V I.oiiis Sit- will begin the some resident weeks. .Mrs. John fay is having a new residence erected in Mcchanics- Imrg. Mr. V. Sflininnnn i.-nntemplatfis bnililiiii; a story business house OTI his properly near (he Hxchange Hotel, ibe work lo begin shortly. Mr. C. Wells, tho architect, is at work prcpariuj; plans for a two) TWENTY SUIN IN MEXICANJATTLE 1IBXICO CITV, July Tivcniy-mpo persons were killed and 40 wounded iu a violent battle between Agrarians and resident.' nf Ihe lowtis of Sierra de anil Acnltzinjo. said a dy-palch from Orizaba. of Vela Cruz, this afternoon. In- soil to this ofiro a bowl of tlic Mip shoiil.l nrnuml anil inter- The Advociito. On Tuesday fiow to fix up a champagne punch. delightful hevi'roRe, which, Kirkwooil of the Cuero llulletiii would .say. nas a joe There a thtvor of lemon, n suspicion of pineapple, the aroma of Ntum's i-slra dry and a, merry jingle of broken itn alionl Hie slender, deli- i.itcly fflassc.' that would rc.- qiiiro ynmelhiiii; more than ordin- ary f.ii-iiludo to ivsihl. Tho treat was enjoyed by all, and Mr. son's'thoughtful courtesy fully ap- The Advocate of April 17, 18S6. FIREMEN'S AUXILIAttY. Arrangements- for the firemen's anniversary are beir.s rapiilly completed. An invitation has been extended Stonewallr-ire Company of Cnero lo attend, and they are expected lo least send a slroug delegation. At 2 p. in. a Eram] p.-iraile of the entire Fire lie- nartmont will (nkc place, followed by n practice drill al 4 o'clock. A comiielittve drill also will' Uke place. The contestants will be re- quired lo make couplings I0 hy- drant, altach .nozzle and secure first water. The men are to stand six feel tllslivnl, starting lo work at a signal. Another routes! will be a dry couple wlthoiil water. Kacli one of Ihe companies will be rep. rcsenlccl and exciting contest is expected. A run of two blocks couple and Sel water also is to These contests :vre to made at (he Public Square and at Ihe Mahon corner, run (o be made down street. In the even- ing a minslre! eiilertammctit is tn take place at Casino Hall, followed by a The Advorab of April 21. CB.MKTERV AS.SOriATIO.V. At Ihe recenl neetliiR of Kvcrsrcen Cemetery Association, the following officers were clecl- Mrs. J. K. presi- dent; Rev. Carl Weiss, virc presi- Mrs. J. M. Firownson, secre- tary; Mrs. H. Gramanu. corref- ponding secretary; Mr. Thco. Buh- irnasurcr.-From The cute of June 12. isss. MUTINOUS CONVICTS SCATTERED A MO-NG NEW YORK PRISONS Al'fitJIi.V, X. V.. July One hundred freedom-crazed con- victs, including the ringleaders iu the revolt which turneii tlio prison yanl into :v battlefield, were ship- ped out of here loday. some lo Shii! SiiiE. some to the Clinlou prison at Daimomora and others to Ihe Great JItadow prison fit Comstock. it was feared .Unit the panic which luvl gripped (lie congested prison might flare Into another out- break. search for the escaped con- vii I.-; lonthiiios. 5M I1SPEGIO Women Worked 70 Hours Under Fifty-Four Hour Law She Says. COMPLAINTS TO BE FILED Inspector Takes Up Matter of Prosecutions With County Attorney. Mrs. Afae S. Cox of Austin, in- speclor of the State Labor Depart- incut, declared lodny thai she found many flagrant "violations 'of the working women's'Si-hour" law ia Victoria ami had taken up (he mai- ler of prosecuting the alleged of fenders with (he couuly attorney. Despite warnings she gavc'dur- investigation here a year Mrs. Cox sntd violations still continued al most of (he places shir soughl to correct last year. Under (lie laiv, no woman or girl cnn work over nine lionrs any one calendar day or over 54 hours In any one week, whether voluntary or not or for exli-a pay, but in Victoria fe- male beli) is teiiiB worked .-is long as 7ii lionrs per week, Mrs. Cox slated. -Mrs. Cox formerly wits a resident of (his city. She is the widow ot the late professor A. Cox, who was superintendent of the Victoria Public .Schools from 1U07 to 1312. IT Motor Beginning to Lose Rhythmic Hum and FLicjUt Wearing End. BACKER ASKS LANDING But Pilots Tell Spectators to Come. Back Next Week to See Them Land. ST. LOUIS. July their 100th hour of unbroken flight, Pilots Dale Jackson'and Forest O'Brino 'today sent to the ground from their champion endurance plane, the St. f.outs' Robin, a sng-.' sestkm that spectators "go home, and come hack next week it they want lo see us land." Hul this morning the plane's motor began to lose Us rythmlc hum and field observers are of Ihe opinion Ihat Iho flight is nearing -i ciicl. BACKERS TO ASK FLIERS TO COME DOWN TODAY. LAMBERT! FIELD, St. Louis.1' July note requesting the endurance fliers to come dowu some time loday was prepared lo- day by .Major William Robert- son, in charge of the company sponsoring lite flight. UNDY SALUTES FLYE.RS. l.AMBKKT FIELD, St. Loiils July Charles, A. Lindbergh and wife, eu roule from New York lo Kansas.City, zoome'd over the field liere today and ivavcd n salute to the endurance flyers, O'Brien and Jackson of the Si Louis Robin, who "been aloft hours al p. m. to- day. FIRE LOSS IN OKLAHOMA CAUSED NEGOTIATIONS NOT BEGUN WITH CHINA RUSS1AJ1NNOUNCES July Soviet (iovernmenl today officially denied any iicgotialions' looking to- (t'ricbton and Owen Jlaughland, en- wanl the settlement of the aino-1 durance flyers, who were killed; Russian ilispute had begun. UP 409 HOURS AT l.AMBKRT FIELD, St. Louis, July st- Louis Robin' p.-is-sed Its 403th hour of sustained flight at o'clock this morn- ing. SIXTH ATTEMPT ENDS DEATH OF HAUGHtJAND. MINXKAPOLIS, July Funcral services are being com-- [deled here today for Captain ivj. OKI.AIIO.UA C1TV. July 30.- DISORDERS IN SHANGHAI PLANNED BY COMMUNISTS SHANGHAI, .Inly series of raids loday by (he French police uncovered is consider- ed proof that a n-lilegprentl con- spiracy aiming; at citywWe dis- .orricrs were contrrnplalcd here loss by members of the Com- J200.000 resulted when creosote I nuinist Parly, that flowed about a battery of 35 j After two tons of Hie documents it art- (he Chinese Com- pany vamjlil fire loday. [nuim'sl I'wty was appareiilly the Tho fire was after originator of the conspiracy. This a battle several hours. J parly is lo be Icasaed with Third International I'.mv. tiiat flowed about a battery of 35 After two ton tanks .-it (he plant of lh-2 j hail been Wc.eioni chemical Com-1 "'''iru-ed thai when their plane, the Minnesola. trashed yesterday after being 111 the air 155 hours. It was Kaughland's sixth attempt to establish a new world's record. He died in a hospital several after the crush. Crichton was kill- ed SEVERAL AMERICANS TO BE PASSENGERS ON GRAUEPPELIN IMn 10 IHIimrn Ul I UU l.c de VltlEDBICIISAFKX Germany. July wero TfJ virtually completed V-re tod.iy for I U departure of the Graf Zeppelin America. present pUus call for a start sown after dnwn Thursday. _____ COXSTANTlXOri.E, .July American women. Mrf. j from Iho recent' New York; Mrs. UK.HUX, July Armenia now tolal 0 HOT C. Kausv, Syracuse, and j Dire I.- iiiiin-rrf were jtwelv-o injuri'd ill a WEATHER REPORT VV. j killctl to reports received today J Fro.--.sant. formerly of Holly- amp cxplivlfrom the inundated regions, many i wil1 the trip. at tho Nicdcrliermsdorr mlnnh.f I i m- usl U: W.vMonhurs. Silesia, loday, floorts rea.-hed their crest. mainly of Americans. rOrillTlU' t fl ill form.'it mi) j ,-i.i! t __...i. i. ,1 Tonight ami cleudy and local partly cording to information received u'ic. Seven were injured seriously, The list IK composed .-I t'rjMik Xioh- A violent carthnnake is reported I nlson, formerly of Texas but now 'I'n-ni bill dvlaiU are Now York, also piana ;o mako the trip. ;