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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 8, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyes Filled PR.-JACK.KAHN Exclusive Optometrist 609-10 Welder Phone 233 VICTORIA ADVOCATE EDITION FOIl FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 3eo. H. French, Publisher. VOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSr JN GENERAL, Timely Topics MEN DEAL willi li'f an Uiiltlren with Iheir play, V.'lio first iniscue, then i-asi their toys away, THE COMPLAINT has ol'lcn been made (hat (here was tou nuicli expense Die pro- (Ulcer Hie consumer. Very p'len tht! illustration Hiis made prices (lip fanner received lor fmiil products iincl what, the retail Krocer charged llio IicusriH'ifc. Ki-muiniisls mill this pinrcis from producer u> consum- er "dlstrilmiimi." and any waste in any means higher cosl for Ihe' ultiim'.ic; cimsmiicrs, who fin- ally pay rnr rinv product and the distribution. Thi> Dr-pavtmenl of Commerce lias ili.'rcuijij; sonic liltio slndy tn the proi-jEH u[ ilislrllmlkm to ells- cover ways to eliminate unneces- sary reduce- lilt and e.vo.ntanlly reduce Mi'j cost to the consumer. Sc-trciary Lumniil tolls in a roient sin-ni'h some of. i lie letElons I'.v.'ncd by a survey of tho grocery tmsiiiesj in LuiilavIHe. Ky. Dcsc rlt-iiiK wiial was 'lone ami tho lesiiHH use.ertiilned Secretary Lcinioiit said: "This, j believe. i thi: most attempt ever made. to study ihe ilistribuUon. c! i-niniuudli'ics. task consists several parts, inclmlini; a market [Yialysis of the city of Louisville nti'l lite surrounding teri-itorv; a sludy (liu ci'cdil conditions anil VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 8, 1929. Subtcription: Per Annum NUMBER 21! P. TO NIZATIO LADIES WILL HAVE CHARGE OF POULTRY ASSN. MEE1 ING SOON'x Victoria Convict Released on Appeal Bond To the Members of the Unit Coast Poultry and I'et Stock As- sociation and Others Ink-rested iji Poultry HaisiiiK: On Tuesday, August 13th, the regular monthly iiicetins of the Cotton Crop Estimated at Bales (Inlf Coast Poultry and I'et Stock'; A Ticklish Situation Association will be held in the Chamber of Commerce Hall lit m. The program will bc in charge of Ihe ladles, u-ho are promising a real treat for everyone who attends As to just vvltaI tlie program will t'oiislsl of Is being kept a secict However, we have the assnranc" that it will be of Ihe classiest mid peppiest imigrums' yet staged. Won't you help to encourage Ihose iu charge who arc spending their lime and effort in pulling over a program for your Inslnu lion anil etilcrlalnincnt by being present? Iteinc-mber UK- date and pleise bo on lime., as the program will in More, S nu" i lo a simjlc minute tnere; a complete census of food (lisiiiliution in Ihe city including aM types of outlets; a cost analysis of In and tiiaimfacluriui; establishments, and a, similar .an- alysis bf 2S retail grocery stores. "The rcsnlis of tlie credit survey amuis Louisville grocery stores have been published-'ami released a few days Some 450 stores were studied In dclail representing one-half of Dm Krn- eery stores in the cily. Of these, 410 ilid ;v credit business. "One fact brought out v.-as lite increifsc in tile pro- portion of credit business with the increase in volume of silk's. Thus, stores less 'than lian- dloil approximalely per cent, on credit while. stnix'S lining; SliKWHln and over did more, ttuyi 75 per cent on ciedil. Hie oilier hand, the loses from bad debts were in ex- artly the opposite relation. Stores d'.iiiK less than in pales had a bud debt of fi.i; per cent of of it. Tours very truly.' V. B: UOI-UMAX. Seo'y-. U. C. I', ami I1. S. Ass'n. SNOOrWEpTlN RELATING HOW HE KILLED MISS HiX COLUMBUS. Ohio.. Aug. wri of C'amc-ron and oth- resident's of lliat county stated that l.cizj'.uo was worth and Hurke above tbe amount of the bund. Former Couiily Judge I'. I'nluey is counsel for'the do- in the appeal of the salts while slores doinj; SlfiO, OOfl and bud debt losses of only of one per cent Hnook hludics v.-ere also made or 30 i shivered, lie seemed on the verge retail sruccry. stores whose wom.m ihe nianayci is an assislaiit or Kaniziilieu manager, field M'KENZIE GUARDS DOUBLED FOLLOWING JAIL BREAK HINT AUSTIN', To.v, Aus. a move to free bim. the board of conlrol will make an cfforl lo have .lobn M. McKenzie, Vonvict- ed for the murder Chief of teollvcs Sam Street of San Anton- io, ifiinsferred from (lie Kan An- tonio stale hospital to some other asylum for tbe insane. II. II. Iball. chairman, said Wednesday. MeKenzie was ordered i-mifincil in the asylum alter bc had been art- ed insane hy a jury on Ibe eve nf bis electrocution for Ibe crime. VS'althiill Hip hoard bad act- I afler il bail reieiveil icporls Ilint McKeluie's escape mfeh Passenger Traffic Mauager Strain Writes Local Agent Tankersley. MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT Missouri Pacific and South-] 'ern Pacific Representa- tives to Attend. J. H. Snook, of Ohio Stats University, attends his trial, at Columbus, Ohio, tor the murder of Theora Hix in .brightly striped easy chair. Variou test by phy ician bad weakened him to such an extent that this measure was necessary. The testimony of two newspapermen, which, is substantially" this ssme as Snook's 'alleg- ed confession, wiji be tbe state's chief line of offense. The foundation of the defense will be.that Snook was insane the night when he drove Miss-Hix to the-rifle range and killed Newsreel. Victoria News of Long Ago SHOULD.UK P.UXISHHIJ. i the first purse race for 'It is a shame Unit -Memorial 'entrance fees will In- run. Some Kood horses will step in here. On (he 22nd a purse race for SI5D ami entrance fees will run. tlood sloi.-K will sliriw- nji here also. There will be lots of fun in these races, and there will be a bis crowd prcs- The Advocate of De- cember S, 1SSS. t .MARK OF RBFINK.MENT.- Many citizens have received Iheir livst t'niil ami ornamental trees, shriibs. vines and plants previously orilt-rcd, yml now only ait-ait suit- weigher to set them out. Nnr- serymeii who cauvasscil tbis sec- inire, to wbicii liie ladies went to Ihe expense of fencing so substan- tially, should be converted into a pasture. The vandals who turn their slock into it ought to be made to [lay a severe penalty, .if they liavo no shame for tlienisclvos or respect lor. the dead, they should he compelled to observe the roles of common decencj-, to .say the Kroni, of Jan- nary 26, 1SS3. TWO MAIIR1AGES. This week has been -marked by the marriage of two ot Victoria's wcallhicst nnd must highly esteem- j tion say dial their sales were lin- ed young business men, Mr. James, usually large last year and their F. Wel.ter and Mr. Allie McFaddin. They are leading men. tall, iit slllis. rich, enlerprising and inlelliBcnt. of' bolh are valuable cliiwns. and both i T1. The Advocate of JiViuurv deserve (be good fortune which luif j a I (ended them as well in business as in The Artvo- rate of January 111, TVXt; I'KC.AN' CJUOVK. Gcorse Tynp, witli lliat in- AXNOVINC CIIL'llfH HKI.I.S. whiib has al- Aboul one o'clock on last. Tuts- i IS i U'K our: hundred and -icre1; day .mnrnini; many of nnr pecans on (hc old Hall farm Iwu i miles friim tbe city. Tlits Is a step (in ihe right direclkm and we have no more donbi of its ultimate snc- (f-ss than a-e. have tba; lomorrow's iiin will xbaii rxperlnii'iil with great l-i-'iiu Tin- Advocate of .lamiary 1" 1SW. awakened by Ibc rinsing 'uf I a church hell. Aflcr daylight the cause nf HID dislurbamo was learn- ed lo be Hie death of a cnitirc-d woman, Ihe wife of York Louis. This cusloni of ringing clinr< h hells al an unreasonable hour nf tbe niRhl when one of Iheir number tlie.s Kccms lo be peculiar to Vic- toria colored people and very au noying lo many people. Tin- Advocate of .January ISS.'i. U.-S. Crop Reporting Board Issues First Report of Season. ACREAGE Yield of 159.3 Pounds Per Acre'Based on Land in Cultivation July 1. .WASHINGTON, Alls. Hased an u condition of GO.'i pe. cent ill normal-on August 1. Ihe United' Stales will have it cotlo- crop this year of about bales of .500 pounds gross weight. Ihe Crop Jleporllng Hoard of the Department1 Agriculture annonnced tndny iii its first report of the con- (Illlon of tlie crop this season. A yield uf J.W.3 pounds of lint cotton from acres in cultivation on'July 1 was eslim- uted. FRENCH FLYER MAY BEGIN FLIGHT TO AMERICA TOMORROW I'AKl.S. Atis. fain ous French traiis-Allanlic flier Dieiidonnc (posies may hop off for -Vow Vorfc ill 5 .o'clock tomorrow morning, it was learned at I.eUonr- Bel Field tonight. Costes ami a mechanic' hopped for New York three weeks ago but were forced lo return by bad weivthcr. RUSSIAN-N. Y. PLANE LANDS IN SIBERIA. MOSCOW, Aug. So- viet monoplane which (topped off from here this morning for New York i.i reported to have landed at Omsk. Siberia, (his evening. LAREDO SCRIBE'S BODY EXHUMED AND SENT INDIANA 1IOKSK HACKS. On Ihe Wtli, Victoria Haciuj; Association holds their fall moftini; mid Ihe local last flyers wit] nin- some of Ihe hot one? McLean's roll from j Kl. Worth is matched MANY LIVES LOST IN NORTH CHINA FLOODS rKKIXti. S. (INS) -Seores nf him- boon drowned in Xovth ciiina the riso of Hiver. i! was rcpnrlcd here llilV. nty Mnk-.l-Mi was flnoded I.ARKDO, Aug. boitj of Hnrry Williams, re porler, wliosc body was found ir Hie llio Crande about a mnnlh afi er he disappeared, was csliitnr rd Wednesday and will bc sent lo his home in Muucie. hid. The removal is being made mule Masonic anspU-es. Two former L; re.rto peace officers were sivcn penitcnliary sentences on charges in conneelinn iltulh. paperlsliafcn for her flrsl slop. Die Zep-jofficc cilslnmr-rs wnve spitliug N'oiv you Ml cue! passed over N'ew York. Slw Ihn organization is sirivifig to soi nvln.) Pundri! Valluy. 22 passengers. tor tbu current year tolals II W.-IK sinied ill (lie offlre nf Ihcilivnn's brown eoit, Yellow Wolf. of control lhat Mm guards atjfor Jl.UOn a aide. There will nno.ioi traffic manager and an j had been doubled (fun In this race as both horse, are and four crippl-M The in Wher.; two formerlyjamous the fasleM quarler stn-lchiln the rise nu- It i, be watel.ed are now four, i, in (be This rac-] li, vert n.her hug, areas will be in i comes off on the Or, tbe 2 WEATHEHREPORT Kast Ccneiaily fair and Friday. U'e.-sl Texas --t'arlly floudy to- 1 niiihl and Friday probably show- 1 ere. Tlie Missouri Pacific Lines .will! ?o-operale way for the! .ucccss of the work nf Ihe newly ippointetl Colonization. Committee! if Ihe Victoria Chamber of Coni- ncrce. according lo a loiter re-l cclvcd today by L. J. Tankcraley.l ocul agent, from C. W. Strain o'l llouslcn, passenger li-affii; mau- icer of the railway. Tlie commiltoe will hold its' nextl neotitij on Tuesday nipht, August! 13. and Mr. strain Indicated that) wo retii'esentatives of tho railr would allend the meeting for ihal purpose p( assisting the committee I In onllininj! its work. of (lie Southern Pacific also will be preseuU according to iilviecs received by Gail B. Goo.l- loe, siiperinlcndciit'of tlie .Victoria Division. The committee has suggested to both railway systems that Victoria, Iu made a homoseeker poinl. ami Mr Strain says in his letter thqt the Victoria lerrilory, along with the itio Grande Valley, has neeii enjoying this advantage from the Missouri Pacific for years. Lack of publicity, however, has no! made it. of much benefit lo this section. The committee has also applied, lo bolh railroads for special horns-1 seeker excursion rates from tua North and Middle West for tlio Vic- toria District -F-.vlr, to bo held October S lo 12. The Victoria Fail- ranks third iii importance among the fairs of Texas and its agricnl- Inral exhibits are unsurpassed..For Ihi.s- reason llio commillcc is acx- Ions for prospective selllcrs to come herc at thai time. Mr Strain slates that lie is sure In connec- li.-ui wilh Ihe Southern Pacific and other terminal lines very Fatlsfac- lory rates can be arranged.-1-'-It will be suggested to the that they advertise Ihcse rales in their regular spaces in Nor'Uisru and Western publications a few weeks betire the fair. The committee will also arrange with the railroads for the Victori.i di.'.lrict to receive more publicity in their regular It kiiown that they are anxious to publish any worthy timl Pictures showing Ibe asriciiHural, industrial and commercial advaii- tsges possibilities of their trade territory and It has been largely tbe fault ot thn section it- self ibat it has not received as (Continued on pags twov GOVEWfiANTS 3-MONTH BITE TO PERCY HOWARl] Al'STIX. AIIR. Peri- Howard, (.underlined of 1 V. Nixon of Kl PAMI tu tojn: was granted -A ihivo re? [liico from death by Moody, Howard was In die in tlv electric chair after tuiilnisl'.! to msbt. The riuubinicUv Hit case to the Board, of Vivrdua-i ;