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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 6, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyes Fitted DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive Optometrist 609-10 Welder Bldu. Phono 233 Seo. H. French, Publisher. VOLUME 32 VICTORIA ADVOCATE Timely Topics BE STRONG! II matters not how deep in- trenched tile wrung; How luiKl (lif! ualllij goes, the, diiy how long; J-Tiliii, nn. Tomorrow comes (In: song. HANCOCK. ___rf, ____. THE SECRET of every individ- success lies In his thinking lie can. VYhoti confidence Is once built up. ho goes a'.'i'ad ami uses Ilio latent ability (hat Is his ami Iho way to tnijcoss and goal of hia ambition b opened. Many a mail has "tump, over Jiiglil. He- (MS (hanged' from the 'doubtful, hesitating individual to a live, positive, force- fiil character that selects its goal and goes straight toward it, Diffi- culties -thiil before seemed unsur- mcunlablc arc swept aside ami men .vnl conditions seem to give way before him. Towns arc like- that. Many a town is dozing by thu side ot the ivatchinjc as it were the worhl by. They are without ob- jective or'purpose. They have noth- ing before [hem as a goal and no of :v.-Jilcviiis it if one is pre- sented. They are dead, ilrifling with the tide. A town to progress must ''come to itself." It must like the imlividuiil, have a purpose fi goal, an ambition beyond mcrcl) iH'iiig a whistling post tor the rail- row] I ha I 'passes through it. THE SUPPLY of trouble usually exceeds the demand. A MENTAL espert says that there is a very little difference be- tween ihc man who is sane and the one who is Insane. As in other cases, the big difference is in getting found put. ADO. TO modern maladies dg- aretle-lishler thumb. WHEN ALL is said the firsl ten commandments ,-v.-c the hardest. BANKERS HAVE figured it out the nnlion spent J75.00U.OOO celebrating the Fourth of July. Tha matter is important only in thai it shows what the country will do for amusement. This ainouul. would build a bard surfaced, load entirely .vrods the (.ounlry. .It would huild two hard-surfaced roads across Texas north ;iiitl south and two brird surfaced roods nasl and west. After all ,the fret about .spending money for good is all ho- kum. The way to build a good road system is jnsl to think of il ar' a big colfhi-ation and go to it. Three (lays afterward no one would miss the money the roads cost. METHUSALEH lived longer than nny present day niiv.i, but Melhusa lob never saw an automobile or an clw.iric light or a radio or an air- plane. Ho never talked over a tele- phono HI- rode on a train. AN AVIATOR met his denth the other day, because he iviis foolish lo think he could fly a piano with a lonple of drinks in him. -Kveiy day we read of acci- dents rcsullins to drunken car drivers, yd tlicre vomains a certain number .who arc fools enough to think lint! they can run a with their minds aflame with al- cohol. ___. AN EDITOR eulogized a certain worthy lady who had recently died. "She was noted for her ihnrily." h'.' The printer had it, -rthj noted for hor chastily. The editor proof reading scrawled a query over Iho last word. This is what appeared in the pa- prr; "Kho was noted for her chas- tity Then itiere the fiinioiss double- l-urreled bull miyle by a printer, who transposed a Into a "halite scared vet- eran.'' and when called on by (hi! fi-i-.te colonel next lo correct .t matters ton times worse, by vrforrlng to the victim as a "bottle scarred veteran." -AFTERNOON FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phobic 159 AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOlJTHWESr IN GKNERAlT VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 6, 1929 Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 20 MANY COMING FOR FANFARE DAY MRS. I DEDEAR, 76, DIED YESTERDAY AT MISSION VALLEY .Mrs. Kate Dudear, 70, a pioneer resident of this county, died .-at her home at Mission Valley Mon- day afternoon at one o'clock. She had been confined to her bod since enrly In Kcbruary. Mrs. Uedejvr was the daughter ot Ml. and Mrs. George Gollcy, na- tlves of Germany, deceased, and was born at .Meyersville, County, October 15, 1852. Her hus. band, Conrad Dedear, a well known farmer of this county, died in 1910. Surviving are five sons and three difighlers; Edward and Con- of Mission Valley, William of Hocliheim, Fred of .Cuero, 'Robert Lee of Victoria, Mrs. Peter Kuch- k'r of Ciiero, Mrs. chas. Hoffman o.' Sc-natohla, Jliss., aiid Mrs. Hen- of Thomasion, Surviving also -15 grandchildren and 5'> great grandchildren. The funeral will be from ths residence with burial in the Mis- sion Valley cemelery at four o'clock. Wednesday afternoon. Rev. L Ktsi-liiiiiberg, pastor of pur Ixuly of Church of this city, will conduct the riles. NEW MYSTERY FLIGHT PLANNED-BY-FLYERS WHO FLEW TO ROME CHICAGO, Aug. Yiiiu-ey and Koger, Q. Williams, heroes of the AmerlciVto-Kome Might, who are guests of this city, arc discussing plans loday for a new mystery flight said to be more extensive than their Atlantic achievement. The two flyers are busy at tlioir hotel loday arranging'for the now project. STOWAWAY IS DONE WITH AIR JAUNTS C-I.OUCICSTKlt CITY, X. J... Aug. Ituschko, of Wcme, Westphalia, slowaway, iays he is through with airships for all lime. In the immigration detention building here to which he was brought after lit landed from ihc Uraf at I.akehurst Sunday night, he said Monday that he was to go buck to Germany and was glad he was going by sleamer. The blond haired young man, who be IS years old on Wednesday, hoarded the Oral Zeppelin from Ihe roof-of lire hangar at rriedrichsha- fen just as tho ship was leaving; for the United States. COMMISSION ALLOWS FOR WORK ON TEXAS HIGHWAYS Al'.STI.V, Texas. Aug. slate highway commission has set aside for the mainten- ance of n.iwi miles of Texas high- ways during (Mlclirist. slate highway engineer, announced Monday. The sum is practically the line as allowed last year for the npnse. (Itlchrtsl explained. Of tlm ammmt. approximately St.. "i.nOrt is represented by a tiimcnl fund created for a rebuild- ing of roads and bridges during llnod prriod.s or other cmergcn- Mainle.nanre plans for Ihe ne.w fiscal yoar. beRimting Kcplemher I. will be- discussed by division en- gineers at a meeting to he held in Austin, August 11. frM Sheriff Back From Jones County Without ones m Reports of Nursery OilStrike Unconfirmed Victim of Jealousy Miss Norris- town. Pa., lies dead at the hand of her sweetheart, Earl Obcrholtzer, with whom she had kept company for three years, Maddened by jealousy because he thought his best friend was paying court to his lady, Oberholtzen shot her and seri- oosly wounded himself. (International Newsrecl) ZEP WILL ALMOST PAY FOR ITSELF ON TRIP ROUND WORLD Man Wanted Here for Swind- ling Escapes Day Before Officer Arrives. MADE BROOMSTICK KEY Appeared to Be Model Pri- soner and Taken from Cell Because of Heat. i-il Jones, wanted in this couuly on a chwse of swindling, made his escape from Ihe Jones County jail byjasbioning a key put ol_g broom slick, so sheriff it. s. Weisiger was Informed upon his arrival at An son Sunday afternoon for the pri- soner. .lones was arrested at Anson up- on inforiiiaiion furnished by (lie Sheriffs Department here and with his arrest an automobile claimed by the Ontmler Auto Company of this city was- rdt'ovct'eiV.31 Tlie sher- iff ot Jones County told Sheriff .Woistgor that it was so hot Sat- urday and the man appeared to be si'ch a moilel prisoner that he plac. ed him in a room outside the pri- son section of the jail and late that afternoon he effected his cs-' cape. Sheriff Weisigcr did not leave for Anson until th efolJowiiig nioru- but the Jones County officer l.AKEHlj'RST. X. .1., Aug. Graf Zeppelin's ronnd-tbe- worht flight will bring in close lie did not notify him'that the half a milliondollars, half the cost j Prisoner.had gained his liberty be- of the construction ot the big air-j cause lie thoimht he was already on ship, it was estimated today. At j the way and did not know where each, Ihe revenue from (lie {to locale him. So the Victoria Wins Confe-> Seattle, Orders Not to Give Out Any More Information are Received. MANY RUMORS CURRENT Humble Well Said to be 000 Feet Deep and Drilled Only to Log Formations. For the past three weeks no in- formation whatever has been given out by (be inch in charge concern- ing the Jlumhle Oil anil Kefining Company's deep lest well on the Wash., won the Edison contest In I Jay competition yvith. youths from every Day near Nursery. drilling continues, state in the Union at the" Edison however, and it is known that the plant, West N. J. Upon j well Is now approximately completing Ihe college education he! feet deep. Tlie hole is being drill will receive, majoring in mechani-' cal subjects, under Edison's guid- ance, he will be launched upon a career sponsored by the wiiard of electricity, to see if he can be de- veloped to succeed the inventor in carrying out some of the great work he has planned. (International Xewsrccl) j ctl ahead with a six-inch bit and reamed with a 12-inch hit. Much rock has been encountered tturing the last few hundreil feet judging from the way the biis are worn. S 12-mile trip was fop passengers should be The j County sheriff mail and freight, which Dr. .Hugo nothiu" Eckener says 'is more profitable, j ,Fmles snonld bring twice as much. The Zeppelin conMnned lo huge draughts of hydrogen and fuel j IHver for today for its swing around the j tory. is a man of middle age world. "We shall start at mid- ami said to be so illiterate he' is nisht tomorrow on our globe en- incapable ot writing bis own name circling Commander bi'.t he Is very clever nevertheless Lckcner. The executive officers! according to .he he several months in securing cotton- wood trees along the Ouadiilupa the Gonzaleg llox Kac- of llii! naval airporl promised lo have the dirigible refueled by mioh tomorrow. Al noon today it was estimated thiil persons had viewed the airship as it reposed in its hangar here. The visitors were admitted In groups of 50 after lliey had been checked for matches' by the ma- rines on guard. alleged lo worked on several local business men. Klricl orders to the field super- intendent and drillers not lo give wit any more information followed 11 report widely circulated and credited in many cmartcrs that a rich oil sand had been struck around ;iij75 Ihc average depth 1C 10r PI kill uf tile oil producing hori- IIlltR 10 Alit any rale, whatever the [nature of tlie formation encounter- cd around that depth, the orders scaling the lips of the men conduct- ing the operations, were received from Iho company's headquarters in COMMUNISTS BLAMED WHEN 16 ARE SLAIN IN STRIKE BATTLE BUCHAREST, Aug. ____................_............. Sixteen persons were killed and Houston after a cure of this particn- more than 200 wounded in a violent pitched battle between the police and striking members of the Lupeni today. lar formation had hcun sent Ihere. All sorts of wild rumors usually an: circulated about test wells and the reports most persistent here now about the Humble well sre that at least two oil sands and two sands capable of commercial development have been drilled IlimuKh. thul the well will he car- ried down lo a depth of fully 5.00') tt-ct to log the formations and upon The'police allege that Ihe Com- munists inslig.iled the workers to violence and urged I hem to seize the public water and light works. WEATHiffiPORT jits completion the best producing Tonight and Wednesday wt" developed in other Joins Farm Board Day to Be Observed October 11, in Connec- tion with Fair. TO BE LIKE MARDI GRAS Endorsed by scores of farm organ- izations, it was almost a foregone conclusion that former Governor Samuel R. of Nebraska, would be-a .member of President Hoover's farm relief board. Me- Kelvie's acceptance of the post now completes the membership. (International Newsrecl) THIRTEEN ESCAPED NARCOTIC PATIENTS ARE STILL MISSING SPADHA, Calif., Aug. Thirteen State Xarcoloc Hospital inmates are still missingloday fol- lowing the riot at the institution yesterday. The riot was quelled after the officers threatened to use shotguns and tear bombs. Three inmates wore captured after they from the hospital. MINE DISASTER IN JAPAN IS FATAL TO SCORES OF WORKERS ly fair. Victoria News of Long Ago TWO TRAINMEN ARE KILLED IN WRECK CAUSED BY FLOOD COLO.VIZATIOX. Karly in ihe forties the followers of the Count of r.raunfels began lo arrive on (he (hen uninhabited coast of In the early days jibe thief norl of debarkation was "Old Indimmla." (ho. storm-washed j landing plnre which has become Ibu; a melancholy romlnls.cemo of ami since which Ibere is I'iiiK left of it all save ;vnd cx- Ici'pl a few fishers' huts, linl when [.OS Aug. llrannfels immlsrants wero Two mm, are dead and a third Branded it was a busv enough place "-ported missing as an aftermath 7hc to which inlllcted heavy lo properly daraaKC along Ihe border nl California, Nevada and awfully infccicd Tho engineer and fireman wcrc.'v.ith VOyaSc, and killed when a Ti.nopah and Tidr- nl one of the Atlantic sca- water I lain w.-ts wrecked washed out tiridge. beard (owns, added to the. horrors of that dis-p.i.'-c (he dread terrors of The flood was caused Ivy a cloud- Ihnsc. of the hlack death, anciently ullrsl' known as the and more modern, cholera. The scenes which occurred at (hat point, and at Victoria and a.; well as at the point where they finally settled, the beautiful little j smiling and prosperO' bu drilled immediately. Whether those reports have any foundation or not, there is every in- dication that the lest is proving most promising and IIIIIOIIK the slrongen evidunces of (his is (he recent scramble of outside inlercsls (o purchase royalties In Ihc vicinity of the well and to block adjoining acreage and acrengi' far removed frotn the well. Fair Association Arranging for Special Excursions- from Many Points. The attendance at the Victoria District Fair Royul fanfare Day, to be observed for the first time this year, promises to ;ie record-1 breaking. lloyal Fanfare Day is on Frfda'y, October 11. the. fourth day Ihe fair, iiud tlic event will Ihis day take on a truo carnival spirit simi-- lar lo that of Ihe Marili tiraa at I New Orleans. The program will consist of a grout variety of pnter- laluing features and conclude a pageant at night. lloyal Fanfare Day also will be observed-, as Ilousiou Day anil it has been so officially recognized by the Houston Chamber of Commerce" and will be enthusiastically siip- porled bj- that-body, according to a telegram' received here- today from Ralph L'alhoun, president ol Ihe .Fair Association, -following a conference with some of the lead- ins business men of Houston. The Southern Pacific Lilies will also co-operate lo make Ihe day a success and have granted a'rate-of ?a.5U for (ho round trip from Houston, the e.vcursiouisls lo ar- rive on the regular train at p. in. Friday and depart on a special' train at H p. m. that night after witnessing Ihe pageant. 'If was necessary for the local association, lo guarantee 150 fares to'secure these arrangements and with tlie cooperation of the Houston Cham- ber of Commerce Ihe minimum number doubtless will he greatly exceeded. The association will also take up the matter of excnrsiou rates' from Kan Anlonio. Corpus Chrisli and other points for other days; of the fair and expects to entertain more visitors from distant points this year than ever before. The Vic- toria fair ranks next to the '-Dallas Slate Fair and Ihu Waco Cotton Palace iii.-imporl.ince .-unpiis 'the fairs of Texas and in the matter of agricultural and live slock .exhibits is excelled by none. TOKIO. Aug. S.OUO feet below the surface and feet from the nearest exit stores of coal minors In the Kash- inai mine at llokkait> were killed in an explosion today. Fifty-two bodies have been re- covered and 21 others are believed to he in the mine. Only seven escaped lo the surface. The shaft was filled with poisonous fumes after Ihc blast. GREAT DAMAGE IN OKLAHOMA CAUSED BY FOREST FIRES city "f'pumpcc simply UnillLOL OF DEPORTATION FOR TONG FEUDS lANOTHER CONFERENCE HELD IN LONDON FOR IN AVAL DISARMAMENT OKLAHOMA CITY. Auir. (IDS) fires rasing in Soiitheast- jtirn Oklahoma had burned many- thousands of acres of valuable lim- ber lands and were still uncontrol- led today, the Slate Forestry Do- jparimenl was advised. j Hot-ponding to a call for vohiri- 2HP men aro lighting 215 sop- arate fires. YOIIK. AUK. five Chinese, dtail and secvral wounded. Kedi'ial ami municipal an- Iboriiics linlay isned throals of wholesale deportation in an effort lo hall IFie Inns wars which Marl- ed Sunday. The aulhorlii.i.s warned ilio totiKs of them found perfect libertv yesterday and sent hundreds of ex- rtra police into Chinatowns of Continued oo page Iwo) different cities. I-OXDOX. Aug. -An- other session of Ihc important AiiRlo-AmcrlciVi Xav.-il liediiclinn jConfereneo was held at the pre- 'mier's otficial' vtsideiue this alt- llrilish and diplo- iiinlic chiodaim attended (be clii- cussion, which lasted more than an hour. Ambassador Dawes. Hugh Gibsoni. ambassador to Hel- ginm, and liay Atherlon. councillor of (lie American were present. WOMAN WHO EOPED AIRPLANE FOUND' IDE AD IjTHOUSTON j IKH'STOX. Tex., Aug. [Mrs. O'Moara, who drew cousld- 'erabli- altenllon several weeks ago ,by an airplane elopement and mar-' which was annulled shortly iaftenvard. was found shot In death iiu an apartment hero today. j A pistol was found near the wo- [man's body. ;