Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Advocate (Newspaper) - July 31, 1929, Victoria, Texas                                Fitted ACK KAHN ifclusivc Optometrist :r BldEj. Phone 233 .AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 mi- French, FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOtJTHWLSf IN GENERAL. K 32 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 31, 1929. Per Annum NUMBER IS icly Topics ik- you to he Ililnk- 6c' Until and not of. Boc- groc with me I seem lo lio .speaking the truth, withstand mo nilglil and lacdo. 3HT transferencu was sue- accomplished In a test re- by lile National llroiid- iy, which reports cent of the listeners, n tho experi- accuralely al least Hie three 'thought broad- iviiluceil lo writ 1 placed in a scaled envelope I'lraiiBinilted." The repor "out of more than nl in from radio listeners n 55 per cent were at :it least one of Ihe Hire ;hts. Of these move than i fceut dearly received Hi ijiBJil cf Abraham Lincoln as considerably jaw 397 as llie proper number hree Jjlit an aniazins figure' small with four windows and one wilii crndo chimney and [rlaugular roof." ZEP FLIGHT TOMORROW tt MRS DIED HOME WEST OF CITY i ILASTW Mental Contest for American Youth Begins M gg K JK K St. Louis Robin Lands After 420-Hour Flight unibor iTJ-ei; DON'T undcrjtaud the trai id Ihftt makes a man who i Is: a .ride on a, frclBhl train iin anil a man who slcals a ride n airplane, a hero. UCH CRITICISM is direclc iinsl Ibe automobile in one wa anolhbr. lint for the aiitomo tlicro would -be few p'crmai roads in Ihe country. ANY MAN Insults ye o s ye a the 1 PEOPLE who ask for ftii'ctions in -Hie cost of railroad te are often Ihe ones who slip- proposed legislation that add lo tile cost of operation. i ON JANUARY .1, 102S. 'there ivero over forty-six million workers jjiganlzeil in various kinds of as- [fociiitions, according to figures printed in April by'the official or- of the International Federa- yticn'of Trailq Unions. More than ten million oi Ihcse gnrkcrs were ia more than .1 million in Germany, million in Greal Hrilain and more than four million "Hgjn Ihe United Stales. Compared lo figures tor 1925. Russian incm- .iKerahip sliows a gain of. nearly six- -six 'per cent. Great Britain n de- Ine in membership and in the "tfiTJnilcd Slates an Increase'of a lit- less than twenty per cent. Ihe millions of work- in the world it seems that Ltjjnse favoring organizing llie work- classes have n tremendous, task I ahead of them. S ftlTHE EASY mark and Ihe 4 mars arp soon purled. OF tGE DOESN'T always bring wis K Nonh was DO years old when built I'hn ark and still he let two (lies ami those two chig pel n from 1 muster. ._ VE ARE gambling that Marion SjSjJlcy's farm will show a deficit !ry year as Car as cash Is con- Mrs. John K. Hauss, GO, a highly esteemed resident, of this county, died at her home a few miles west of the cily last night at 10 o'clock from a relapse of bronchial pneu- monia following an illness ot four months. Mrs. Ilaass, formerly Miss Frances Hauak, was the daughter of V- II. Hauak ami Victoria Mcrka uiak. She was born in Frcn- Austria, November 1SG8, to this country with her ironls in 1SS3, the family first lo- iliiiK at Schulenlnirg and later at allettsville. She was married o .Mr. liaass in Luvaca County and S years ago Ihcy moved to this ity. In addition lo her husband, Mrs. is survived by four sons, Jmil Ilaass of Dallas and John, Kd- vard and llcnmin Haass of this Ity; four daughters, Sister. Mary of Nazareth Academy, this city, Slisses Evelyn and Josephine Jaass of' Dallas and Miss Frances laass of tills city, and two broth- and V. A. llanak ot Hal- etlRville.' ;The funeral will lake place from llie residence at 9 o'clock tomorrow niorniiig. include Uc- (luiem High Muss, will be held at St. Mary's Catholic fjhurch and bur- ial will be made in Ihe Evergreen Cemetery. The.pallbearers will be Eminent Judges to Select "Young. Edison" on Friday. EDlSOft MAKES SPEECH Following Address Son Pre- sents Contestants With Radio Sets. J. It. Mcuke, John Klinmer, Frank Kandler, Anton i'rlbyl, John Ma- chalic and Joiin Iloetlielsberger. t Kev. Monsisnor Sheehan will conduct the. rites. CITY AUTHORI1ES ANOTifERIXTENSiON OF SEWER SYSTEM The City Council at Us regular meeting this'week let the contract to Frwik Fossati, local plumber, for another extension of the muni- cipal sewer system, the fourth to br; authorized within recent weeks. The extension will be one block on Jones Slrcet, two blocks on Col- orado street and one block on Cun- ningham Slrcel. Eight-inch, pipe will be used. WEST, CHANGE, X. 31. "mental tonruument for Ihe American'youth, the latest in- vention Edison, open-; 'cd this afternoon. Forty-nine keen-eyed boys listened to the aged inventor's address of welcome. They will answer a questionnaire tomorrow which will meter llie scientific and idealistic- mileage of each :The winner will be selected Friday. .The judges who are to select the "young'Edison" include names that give a thrill'lo.any American boy, scientifically or otherwise in- clined. They arc Col. Chas. A. Henry: Ford, George Easlman, Dr. S. W. Slratton, pres- ident oftlie Massachusetts Inslilntc Decided to Land When They Heard of Lambert's Death. PRIZES TOTAL Police Had to -Use Clubs to Rescue Flyers from Riotous Throngs. ST. LOUIS, July The epoch-making flight ot the St. Louis obin was at iui end today follow- Will Have 666 Living Beings Aboard, Including 'Bjrds. STORM RAGING TODAY But Ship's Commander .Savs Flight Will Start Early FRIEDRICHSHAVEN, Clir- many, July 666 Hying beings aboard, 21 passen- gers, 41 members of the crew, two monkeys, two doves and 600 canaries, the great German. Dirigible Graf Zeppelin is scheduled to start for Lake- hurst, N. J., U. S. A., at 5 o'clock Thursday morning. Victoria News of Long Ago of Technology, and Dr. Lewis Per-j head master of the Phillips Kxe-j :r Academy. i A radio scl was presented each intcstanl by Charles Edison, sou i Ihe inventor, after Edison's rcss. We lluvl helling the BOY ELECTROCUTED HERE WAS NEPHEW OF LATE.GDS HEYE 11. F. lleye ot Gonialcs, fathe of lloytc'H. Heyc, iho young elcc. trician who was electrocuted her last Friday, returned lo Ihc cily lo day for his sou's eftccls. Jlr. Itcyn is a brother of the In! (ins lleye, who was a resident i Victoria ami died here about 3 years His widow, Mrs. Ma tha Slrdz lleye, also deceased, con- dueled a confectionery store fol- lowiiiR her husband's ileMh where A. W. Krucgcr's Drug Store No. '2 is now located. II. F. lleye has hccu a resident o? Gonzales since 1903 and former- FEDERAL FARM BOARD S COMPLETED EVBIIOKKEN CEMKTKKY. j club) The following is a list of the The committee.appointed lo iect names for the walks and i -v- Frlt7-.. avenues in tin.- Evcricreen Cemetery i C. A. Lciisclmcr hnve prepared the fallowing: Central Avenue Lebanon Avenue Clarksou Avenue Forest Avenue I.enora Avenue Anafiiia Vulo Cypress Vale Kim Avenue. Ahurvilau Walk Pecan Avenue >i-p.n in ii i- I T Illkl 1-ocust Avenue Locnsl -AvciHio M-R W H F fl I MAN Jessamine Walk Em-lid Avenue 11 LO. n L H i niHii Avcimc con Avcnue I Myrlle Avenue Victorin Avenue WASHINOTOX, July "_Knim The Advocate of July With Ihe appointment of ox-Gov-, jrnor Samuel H. McKelvie of N'e- hraskit to represent the wheat in- terests, Ihc new Federal Farm Hoard of nine members stands complete today. IIOMB l-'KOM IIK'.H SCHOOL, Last Saturday .evening Masters liohert Discriill and Willie Sullivan, L. P. I.eibold A.' F. I.eusclmer R. W; Staylon N. T, dailies C. S. Wells Albert Schicr Max Xalm MAN ARRESTED ON SUSPICION HERE IS ESCAPED CONVICT sciijner or later, hut not very much VICTORIA COUNTY ROAD CONTRACTOR HURT IN Ihc Misses Welder, reached home from school at Georgetown, A. T..Sengelc L. 0. Wilkinson W. A. Edwards Dave Cassetty 1. L. Owens F. Jecker A meeting of the association took place Thursday evening, when the following list of officers were elect- ed: C. K. Wells, president; C. A. I.euschner, vice-president; X. T. Caincs, secretary; L. 1'. Lcihold, treasurer. The association will use Ions range rifles al Iheir tar- get practice. The Crccdmore rules and regulations have been adopted, [tegular monthly meetings for nrac ticc the second Tuesday in cacli mouth were designated. It is ex peeled that llie'association will KIlIBIJHICHSijAVEN, July 31. fit (he Graff Zeppelin would Icuve here tomorrow for Lakelvurst, New Jer- sey, wiis roaitively settled this ove- nlns Dr. Hugo Kcckeher, commander uf the ship, announced C. Mr. C. Orleans they met L. Kindlier of Ciicro. with his daughter. Miss Grade Stadller, Johnnie and Grade liyan and Miss Kiln y lived at LoclOiart. 3Y AND his bride came back Ih. bill immediately went up air asain. Not every man Vfetch his wife hack to earth she ROCS up in Ihe ;xir. VELL, there, may nol be any bin seems lo ho more 'a''lhun tHE COUPLES who arc inter- ested m livorie laws cotild put (heir attention on something else ijj i much danger. RESIDENCE ROOF SET ON FIRE BY SPARKJROM FLUE Sparks from Ihe kitchen chimnes ii-l tire to the roof of Alfred Maur .T'S residence at 6nl East flood win Avenue al noon today. The blue was extinguished by bo Fire Department before much daniasc resulted. Mr. Mauu-r is Ihe proprlelor of llie Victoria Wood Yard. SAN liENITO, Texas, July Fred II. Wcdegartucr, San lieuito Dad contractor, received a severe :iit on his head, a fracinrcd arm ind other injuries when his anlo- nolillc collided with that of a Mex- ican believed to be named Gouzalcs, who is not expected to live. li, en ionic to Ihis cily Dame, Indiana, wither jtliny have been for some years al The Advocate of Jnlv y, LSS'J. soon be prepared matches arranged for Ihi.i parl of llie slale, and will probably send a team lo Ihe mosl important con losls nexl season. The association includes a number of unusually ex- perl niarksmen, who would he hard lo defeat, The Ad- vocate August 7, ISSfi. A young man arrested as a sii picious character at Placudo F day by Slicrifl' U. S. Wcisigcr ai Deputy Sheriff A. Itogan who gave his namo as Jack Smi been identified from finger irints svnt lo llie penitentiary au- horilies al Hnnlsville as Shas Howard, 21, who was sentenced lo lie penitentiary from Callahan Comity for burglary and escaped horn Ibe Ramsey :iatc prison {arm on July 22, four days before his ariest here. Deputy Sheriff Itogan began to iuspiiion Howard when he him in company with wi. ex convict in tin; eastern portion of this cit> and he Icok a somewhat hasty de iwrtuic as the officer approached matter ti sbtriff and losellu'r they Irai od the youth to I'laci-dn n'ld too him into custody, lie evidently lo hoard a train for Ih ''border at lb.it point. K Hie hindiug of Dale Jackson id I'orresl O'lirine at o'clock si night. The plane made a perfect laud- g before a swarm ot enzied admirers. Doth flyers ere in good health and lost up eight. O'lirine gained a pound id a half. The crowd broke through all bar- iers and swamped O'Brino and acksou and it. was only after 15 minutes of skiill-ponuiling and hin-kicking thai the police were ible lo wrest the flyers from Ihe iotous throng and escort them inul heir plane lo the hangar where heir wives uwiillcd them. The flyers' hearing was not im- paired. They said they could have slaved tip anollier 200 hours but" decided to come down when llial llie ship would leaie al a a. m. tomorrow. Dr. Reckoner said llie hildilte course over Ihc Azores would ..ba taken. A heavy storm in the vi- cinity of Friedricksliaven this morning made it appear unlikely that the trip would be started Id- morrow. they heard (Iconic Lnmlicrt, son of founder of Uimbcrl Field, over which the flight been killed. de, had LIONS CLUB WILL MEET THURSDAY AT BOY SCOUT CAMP lo take part reported tho HUOWNSON RESIDENCE. I The beautiful residence of Mrs. j ,1. M. lirownsou is rapidly Hearing i i completion. its top a line j of Victoria can ho nbtaincd. 'in our judgment il is the handsnm-1 The Mexican is said lo have turn- cst residence in our cily and one of I onlo the highway to (he let! of tin: mosl complete in every icquis-1 Iho Wcdcsartncr vehicle. He for comfort and BOY SCOUTS HOLDING JAMBOREE AT BIRKHEAO, ENG. VICTORIA NEGRO IS ARRESTED HERE FOR SAN ANTONIO POL1C Mclvin Moody, 21. a Victoria iTiisro and cx-conviU, was arrcslcd The St. Louis Robin was in the r -120 hours and 21 minutes. When descended its motor and pilots ere still in Hood condition. The eld, innddy after a rainstorm, did >t prevent a perfect landinc- The joint prizes earned by the yers toialed FINElRAMTFOR MASTERPIECE OF VICTORI ART! SI (San Antonio Express) Jean Wlldcnsteln, manager of the municipal auditorium, is pictured by the 'newly framed picture- -ot .lames F. McCan's "Jlon irch oTfhe which is one of Ihe art at- tractions of the auditorium. This frame is designed especial- ly for Ihe picture, and 11 finished with 22-caral leaf gold, shellaced over to give it n finish. The gold alone cost J600 .and the total trams lie was taken to hospital mi- From The conscious and Ihe only clue to his ISSii. identity w-as Ihe name of (ionzulrs on some papers found in his cate of October 2J, H1RKENHEA11, Eng., ,1n the presence of j Scouts from practically all naliiins j in the world, the Muke of Oim-! ing. He sulferod a fracture at Ihe Last week n was passed ot his skull and other injuries around for signatures to secure 'which may prove fatal. orfiaiiiraliou of a ride owjorla- Only Ihe sturdy lop of the car oc-'lion. The pnijcctors ol' the en- cnpicd hy Mr. WcdcBarlner and his n-rpvisu wen: sun-rsst'nl and easily................... Von Dorn, is lo have und n sufficient number of our" hoys are atlcndmg from llie United nom i saved them from death. ilocal riClcnu-n to form a strong Stales. morniUK by Sheriff K. T on a warrant from S-sn Anlonio him with 1111; ihr-ll of p-sptrly over llie value MI f II ''01 a P'.nitentiary offcnso. Iniernational Hoy Scout Associa-'; Tin- negro was sent to the pcni- lion at Arrow Park today. jlruliary from this tnimly for Iwre The jamboree !s larsns, in voar. four years ago In connection scout history. Approximately 1500 the llielt ol an aulomolnle B. 0. Hilli.ml, loi-al dairy- VtCTOIUA LION'S CLL'n Victoria, Texas July Dear.Lions: Tlniryday, August 1. Ihc l.ious will meet at the boy fcout camp. Pleasure Island, al p. m. (or lunch insle.ul of Ihc Denver Hotel. Our entertainment committee Vi gone to considerable expense making it possible for us lo with llie smuts Thursday and as is our last opportunity lo visit the .SLOiil camp let's all be on baud at sharp. Ij-fs meet al I'lcasure Island and at least show the boys we arc iilfresled in their work. For the committee. J. L. YOUNG, Secretary. cost It is Illuminated, from llie inside in order to show I'ctnie to the best advantage.-The tianiu ilself-is seven inches-wide, while the picture 'is feel by 7 feet. lloth the picture and tho frame are the properly of U. W. Morrison, who bought them through Collins Art Shop of this city. H is Mr. Morrison's intention to coniinfie the picliirc as a loan lo the auditorium, for an indefinite period of_ time. Should he desire lo make a change, he has been invited to put it In.Ill a National Gallery at Washington. portrait of McCan, tha- arlisl, has been Imns in the andi- Inrium' parlor. Tlie portrait was painted In 1020 .about a year be- fore the artist died. It Is the prop- erly of his son. Claude McCan. WEATHER REPORT AH Texas partly cloudy tonight and Thursday. Scattered showers'officers near the coast. 1 clues. BURGLAR OETS GAS AND TOOLS FROM VICTORIA GARAGE A burglar entered the Fimbel- l.enschuer Motor Company's g.irag'i .it an early hour Iliis morning .mil drained fifteen cars -iloml In garage of Rivolinc and slole a (aw Tlio htirpiar cfd'cted an cnlr.inco through a window 0.11 the south, pirtc after breaking Ihe latch. Tho arc working on several   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication