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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 9, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyes Fitted DR, JACK KAHN Exclusive Oplomelritt 609-10 Welder Bldg. Phone 233 -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 ?eo, H. French, Publisher. IVOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSF IN GF.NERAL. Timely Topics EVERY MOMENT OF LIFE IS STEP TOWARDS THE GRAVE. JCHEBILLON. IN VIEW OF the war clouds Bvhich today hover over scdlDiis oi [L'uroiit' and Asia, the curetaker of pis column believes il is only ill- such an article on warfare a? jjjhe one below from such an au- gSlhurlly be slvi'ii Ihc public at (his The brlBf lix.alisi: Is taken Ipioiii Ihe views uf Major-General i F. cinnmiviik'r ot (he Division during liie World BV.'.'ii', published In Association .Meii, V. M. C. A. monthly. His viow- point on war is most inieicstinK. "1 wus a poldler for many years ncparlnj! for war. When the World War came anil I had ruar-on to be- lieve the, division commanded was efficiently ready I0 kill eat-my soldiers on a wholesale scale cm- Ptoyinif bayonet, bullet, humb and poison jjas fnr the iiuriwsp, I foil Hint the liillins we were to engine in was conirary to Christian prin- ciples. still llilnJi Vet if we have .another war in my lime, 1 shall offer my services to the War Department, Iml again I shall nol try to ro-cowile my part in the with my own conc-cption of Christ- Inn principles. I shall i-cnsiiier Ihe existence of win- as proof that the mass of us arc- still unworthy u enjoy the blessings of peace and lo escape Ihe Inisedies oS war, first because we not apiilied Ihe teachings of Christianity lo our no- lltical life ami secondly because we lie re lacked the imaginative and I lit- organized energy to substitute hiw for war. "Kor axes have petitioned (he Almighty to relieve us of the'pht- of war. with Its tragic loll of lives and destruction .o( homes and fit-Ms.. Is no( "die failure these pclitions (o be interpreted as an admonition lhal we employ Ihe free powers given Ks uLe ac. loinidishmcut of the end smiglit? If vve have defeated specific dis- tmderslaud, and have conquered liiem In a manner that seems mir- aculous to the lay why shotilil not conquer this disease or war which is of our own mak- It seems Co' niu that man's in- eieis-iins control of the forces of na- tore is nnl evidence of decreasing humility in man's aliitude toward Uotlbnt rather a mentions advance the unknown mission.which set for ihs hitman race, believe that our growing knowledge of (lie universe luul of (he laws of nature is ucvelonins in us a some what different conception of our Christian than that held in former Boncrntions.. conception -inoi'C complimentary lo the A! mifilily. and more worthy Of our "I mention this because I believe 'Ifiat Americans, irrespective of creed, do iiol vi.-m.ilize their Ood as an AlmiKlily heins, listening siillsfaclinn in ibe useless sitppli- cjllrmK of mankind lo have their piohlrais on this worked out f'.r tlicni miraculously. believe avprnsc educated American thinks we wo in (his world not only to pray nnd otherwise worship the Crualor Iml to lomiiiiio devel- opment of HIP human race to even hi'sber standards by intensive in- in all af offm, believe that Ibh ninrlt of this effort wilt bo measured by benefits which result from What greater bftietit could crown human cffcit (1lv, of the pcstilenic AN OFT ivpeatdl aiiniDiiitinn of our youth can forgive a sinful man, but hate's a lazy man.'' DEVELOP THE sjiitil brother- ly love make H fairly tingle In your veins. That attitude is on- It will make your work ear.ii'r, your result quicker anil grr. Kenieniher cvtrytbinK you Rrl cnnii's from (ho other fellow. THERE ISN'T any such tiling as boitiE yoar mvn boss in this world, mi A you arc a I ramp-and then there's constable. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 9, 1929. Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 23 CHARBON SUBSIDIN K MOTHER OF PRIEST DIES AT FORDTRANi FUNERAUT INEZ Mrs. Theresa Sykora, 14, Hie mother of llev. A. Kykora, well known Catholic; priest of llallotts- villc, died at her home at Ford- Iren, lllis comity, at o'clock i night. .Mrs, .S'yk'jrn was Ijorn In Moravia September H, 1854, but had lived In this country for many years and l long boon a resident of Hie Kovdlrun community. She is" aur- vived Ijy three eons, the one In HalleKsvillo, Sldor .Sykora of Gal- veston and Joseph Sykorn of Foi'd- U'an, and two Louis Smolkii ami Miss Autoiiia Sykora, both of'I-'ordlraii. The funeral was from (he resi- lience nt' o'clock this after- linen. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church ul Inez ;md burial was made in Hie Inez Catholic cemetery. Rev. Father Buckley ot fort Lavaca conducted the rites. Much Canadian Money In Circulation In Victoria BRITISH ATTITUDE CAUSE OF DEADLOCK AT HAGUE MEETING ,TIIB 1IAOUK. Aug. failure of the lielgiaii'and Germ.-m delegates to break the deadlock i: the Ifasnc conference led to fears this evening that the conference Riay collapse within the nexl 3G hourK unless concessions are made, riitllip Snowden, Jhitisii chancel- lor of the exchequer, who precipi- tated the deadlock, refused to modi- fy the British demand for a revi- sion of the.Young plan lo gain for Great riritain a larger share of Germany's reparations payments. OASTBAP FOE BIRDS DEATH FORINVENfOR KANSAS CITV, Aitff. A trap designed to kill sparrows by means of monoxide gas recent- ly took the life of its inventor. (Jus IhriK, 77 years old, inventor of the "bird killing went lo his suraxe to sec how many sparrows were victims of his trap. When lie failed to return his wife found his boily in the garage. SHORT CIRCUIT FIRE BURNS CHICKS XA.VOV, Aug. ins the example of Mrs. O'Leary'; cow. an imprudent liltlc I'liivl: on a farm near this place re- cently rawed Ihe dealh ot tw thousand fowls. by a biif chicken leaped upon a wire c.linrg ed with electricity. Producing a short-circuit, it was turned into blazing torch and foil Into a hei house hcni-ath the wire on which it had taken refuge. SAILOR IS KILLED IN EXPLOSION ON AIRCRAFT CARRIER Big Shrimp Shipments Made Through Victoria Same Sizra as American Coins and Very Similar in Design. NO LAW AGAINST IT Money is of Practically the Same Value as That of United States. Many 'Canadian half'dollars and dimes are in circulation in Vic toria. They are the same size as the American coins and so slmihu in design thaf they seldom are de- tected. There is no law agaist the cir- culation of foreign coins in the ll'nited States and Inquiries at the banks disclosed the fc.ct that Can- adian money is practically of the value as American money. Much of it is in use in Michigan, .Minnesota and ether border states and is readily Accepted arils fac.i value. i It was stated al the banks that they ship their accumulations of Canadian money to their Chicago correspondents. .lir.s. Allie McFaddin Tuesday night TEXAS-CO. AWARDS CONTRACT FOR NEW FILLINBJTAT10 N The Texas Company has let the contract to Kd local con- tractor, for the erection of a fill- ing station at the corner of Main............. and Hio Grande Streets along High- a raised dais near the stage; and many and warm were the grcet- iUKs they received. -The music was fine, the hall comfortable and the datinnj; was prolonged until 2 a :n. The folhuvini; is Ihe list of guests. There were many magnificieut cos- Evdits in the Lives of Little Men Victoria News of Long Ago M'PADDIN RECEPTION. The reception tendered Mr. and bon Irimriiings. pale blue satin bodice, rib- last by the young gentlemen of cream colored satin ami lace. Victoria at the Casino Hall was one of the swell society affairs of the season. The fttteiulaiice was very large ami comprised the lead- f, society people of Victoria. Tho and march commenced promptly 9 p. in. ami was led by Mr. Charlie liegau and .Miss Louie Ctl- licr. The bride and groom occupied y N'o; 12 on HI lot thai the com pany recently purchased from Mrs. John J. Welder. The building will be of Spanish desisn and stucco construction and have a Spanish lite roof, costing It will have the 'widest driveways of any filliiiK stalion in Hie city, too feet on Main Street and 150 feet on Rio Grande Street. POLICE CHIEF SLAIN BY HIGHWAY OFFICER WHILE WAVING GUN CHICACO, AUK. of Police Theodore Srlmtte ofipi-arl beads, c-n train. tumps: The bride wore while ottonift-i silk, trimmed with pearls and ostrich tips, en train, diamond .Miss Louie (.'oilier, prcchen green satin, embroidered with bronze beads, en train. Mifs Kale McNanmra, cream siilin. en train, white flowers. -Miss Tommic Slell. plain and l.rocafled cream surah, en train. Miss .Mamie Collier, while bro- satin, embroidered .Miss Alfreda Kinley Miss Maggie McN'amart. cream i'.tin cu Irain, pink flowers. Jllss Kuinia McKaddin. pink niitiV SAX I'KDIIO, Calif., Aug. man was reported today lo Jiavi> ht-eii killed and .-mother iwvhaws fatally injured In a mys- nishl iihoard the Aircraft Carrier Sar.UuKa. now anchiirrtl with the hiiltln fleet off Ibis port. Naval ot'ficors rc-fnsed lo iliscnss Ihe matter. Kim wood Tark was slml nnd kill- ed today as he waved a revolver and terrorized a room full of na- trons In San Coiici roadhmise in v, biocadcd satin Morton Grove, near here. r, lte'l, white sal n willi County Highway Voliceman' Freil Bryant shot Kcliuttc, he said M- 'after the Northern markets, princi- pally from Lavaca. The ship- menls are averaging 100 harrels per day.and the weight per barrel 125 pounds. Shrimp prices Have been low this season, due lo Ihe market be- ing oversloeked, but a marked ad- vance is expected next week, when .1 Japanese firm will enter the Port Lavaca market and buy all supplies tyailable for shipment to Japan. TlitMlcniivn'il for Texas shrimp in Japan and oilier'Asiatic countries is due to the [act that none of that variety is'present in those waters and the supplies of native vari- ety, which iire about a tout long, Inwe about been depleted. Dr. Ireland Reports Outbreak Under Control and..... Abating. HEAVY LOSSES SUFFERED High Fatality of Disease Is Attributed to improper Doses of .Serum. The charbou epidemic in the Incz- t'clna territory is now under coii- rol and abating, according to Dr.' Victoria ve.terin- irian, wlio was placed in charge of the situation by the state follow, us an Investigation of the out- ireak by Dr. Hohlsiiia.ii of Worth, assistant slate veterinarian mil former cily veterinarian of Dallas. Dr. Ireland is posltnasler of Vic- :oria and is leading his services fiee during his 30-day vacation. He ranks'high as a veterinarian and is.president of the Slate Board oj Veterinary Examiners. Nearly every stockman and farm! er in Ihe infected section have lost considerable live stock. Among the heaviest sufferers in this couu- are Henry Koontz. who lost 30 head of horses and mules, and O. n. Kennedy, with ;y loss of fully worth o[ range cattle. John Tucker of Houston has suffered the greatest loss in Jackson Coun- ty, many fine mules on.his ranch at Vamlerbilt dying of Ihe disease. Many animals were vaccinated, soon after the outbreak of the dis- ease and a considerable number of these died. Dr. Ireland allributos the high fatality of the epideml.c to improper doses of Ihe vaccine. ZEP EXPECTED TO REACH GERMANY BY SAT. AFTERNOON flntcrnalicna] News Sen-ice) Kavorecl by good weather, the Or; Zeppelin had completed more than halt of her trans-Atlantic journey from l.akeburst. X. J., to Fried- ricbshafeti. (ieriuany, tin's after- noon. liascd on the latest position of Ihe air liner wirelessed by Com tnauder Hugo Kckencr, it limaled this allernoou that the firat had travelled more than 2240 miles since her departure froi l.akchnist at midnight night. This is an average spec of more than 62 miles an hour. The Zeppelin Is expected I reach Kriedrtchshiifcn tnmomn. unless hold up by head winds or mechanical trouble. It is anticipated thai the ship will tw stowed down after she river Contiucutial Kurnpc, dm- to cross winds Invariably prevailing north ami west of (lie Alps. Good prog- ress has marked the vm-uee. EXPLOSION ABOARD OIL TANKER ONE, JNMES .15 1UYOXNK, N. J., Aug. man was killed, four more are missing and at least eleven oth- ers are so seriously injured they may die as the result of an explo- sion aboard- the Standard Oil Tanker William Rockefeller today. So terrific was the force of the blast tbul'the entire downtown sec- lion of Manhalian was rocked. Tha dead and injured were hlown nut of (lie boat into the water allamo with haming oil. The scrcamius victims were picked up by lugs and rushed to the Suiteu Island hospi- tal. THREE JOYR1DING IN PLANE KILLED CASPKIl. Wyo.. Aiis. Three men were killed heic tnday w-hcn an uirplanr In which they were taking a joyride crashed anil hurst into flames. EXPLOSION WRECKS THEATRE IN SAN ANTONIO SAX Tex.. Alls. (INS) bomb explosion in Vicl'ir's uptown theaire today caused rlam- cstimated at ihousacid dollars and rocked the business district for several blocks around.' The theatre Wjis nnocrnpiird and no one is known to have Ivcn in- jured. The explosion wrecked walls of Ihe main entrance and windows of tht; theatre. Wlndovvs tcixiss the street wore lifown nnt and draperies in ono were damaged to the extent of several hmnlrtd doUary. A lone man believed iu becn the one wlia robhcd theatre several weeks sought. ;