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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 12, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyes Filled DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive Optometrist 609-10 Welder Dldfl. phone 233 -AFTERNOON EDITION- FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 189 I Seo. H. French, Publisher. I VOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSF IN GENERAL. Timely Topics THERE IS NO aristocracy lite service, however bumble, no inferiority like that convey- ed by idleness, however moneyed. Nonis. SOME PLACE high up in tlio Si' ranks in every MR Industry in tbb JK'country is a man who spcnl his fe boyhood days on the farm, It used S-i, lo lie remarked as unusual of men wlio held high positions In tills country that they were rowed on a farm, but It has become the rule instead ut' the exception. One of the c-blrf reasons Is that the farm boy is laught to work. A good many times this i.s nut Iriiu ot the town boy. lie tpends his spare lime r.iti (loins nothing. There is something about the disci- pline of hard work, of being re- quired to do a certain tivsk wheth- er; one waiils In.of not, that Instills a training into the life 'of the yeiiug man. upon which he realizes and capitalizes in manhood's later years. The young man whoso hours arc filled with dally tusks and toil has Icunie'il a lesson oarly Ihat will solve many prob- lems later on- Ihe discipline of bard work, of dnlni; n tiling-one perhaps doesn't want to do at a definite, regular time. Hoys who spend -their, vacations In idleness are' undoing liiiich of (lie valuable discipline the school room (jives. -The world yields today and always will to the workers. ONE'S ATTITUDE toward the Etuckingloss depends on wlieth- 1 er ho is a manufacturer of silk hose or a chtggcr. THE ONLY difference between a rut and a grave is the length, of the rut: SOMEONE ONCE truly said, "I'erfection is made up of trifles, perfection is not trifle." LOTS OF TIMES we have; been uii in tbe air a lot longer than these non-stop flight fellers. PEOPLE, OR.some of them, havc ivlways taken a delight in pnk- ing'fnn at the country newspaper ami its editor. We say thirt some of them do. but lliey are few, not considered seriously. Most peo- ple who leave tlie home lown and So out inlo the world, wait each day that homesick feeling for tho old home- IM.IKH- from tbe best town on town where they were burn, where they learn- ed to walk and lisp the name of where Ihty wore their first red-top bouts; where _lhey learned their A. C'rt; where they passed from grade lo grade until they worn graduated ami wore the cap and gown, one of the greatest in their lives. Prom then or. I hey have been out in (lie world, fifihllnK life's battles, some win- ning .mil some falling, hut they have never fcrgolton the old home Imvn anil its paper, and each re- curriug week look tor it as they do a letter from home and revl every lino, even to the advertise- ments, irs only the smart alecs anil Ihc iioiicmitcs Ihat trail and fc-rwt the old home paper and the town Ihat gave them birth and Ihfir (Mo.) Headlight. PRODUCTION without safety is Inefficient. TAKING ANOTHER'S dust is belter than "lo dust retiirueth." THERE IS not plenty of ro.iiii at tbi' top of a drfoi-tivc ladder. AUGUST IS a monlh, ,i'il for ono of the urealeJl ot all Ibe Itoniiin emperor, Ausiisi- II is a inoiilli of gold and pur- plo. Kvcrywhine are Ilio golden and the There are >f Mowing Holds ami pin plu grapes lians on the vines. It is one of Ibf warmest niimtlis of the year in tho iiorliiern hemisphere also r.m- of So its heal is muiMially of the ".-iivx'Itcn'ns" va- rirly. Tho peppy is this month's spec- ial Uoww and Ihc aahdonys its stone. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 12, 1929. Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 25 13 KILLED IN CROSSING ACCIDENT BRYAN DELEGATION TO ARRIVE HERE AT 4 P. M. WEDNESDAY X Youth Rendered Unconscious in Fall from Roof X K The Dairy Committee ot the Ury- n Chamber ot Commerce, which i visiting some of the leading Inlry centers of Southern Texas o investigate tbe Industry with a 'iew of its development in Urazos .'entity, is scheduled to arrive In. Victoria at four o'clock Wednes- afternoon and will remain only one hour. The Victoria Chamber H- Commerce, which was apprised Ihe committee's visit last week, las made arrangements to show it if; imuiy places of Interest as uos. iiblc connected w'llli dairying here luring its limited slay. jjc Klroy, leading local dairyman, Is .-hiiirmaii ot- tlie Entertainment C'oimnmittee. further Information as to the Iilans and personnel of the delega- tion is -contained in the following letter received today by County Ag- ricultural Agent H. jj. ROSS from L- county agricultural :ut of Biwzos County: Drynu, Tex., Aug. 1529. Dear Sir: On Monday, August 13, a group of IJrazos County farmers, stock- men, directors of "firyan feiiambcr of Commerce, members of (lie Rotary lilid Clubs will start oil'it tour, the primary purpose of which will be "good will" and n.uest for in- formation concerning the best prac- tices in dairying and other cnter- fostered for the betterment of Texas agriculture. We shall not have lime lo see all you have, even u dairying, bill we shall be glad lo have'yon show us the most con- venient, especially Inviting your mosl successful dairymen to meet us at the appointed hour and give us the 'facts as they have found them. !f convenient, provide us a list of other things, making, for the prosperity of your town and county that we may give them careful study upon our return home. Our. itinerary are tlie following towns ami cities: Hearne, iiock- Taylor, Round Hock, Austin, Hilda, San Marcos, New Diauiifels, Kloresvi'lle, llecville, Kalfurrias, Klngsville, Corpus Christi. Taft Ranch, Victoria, Cnero, Yoakiim, llallcttsville, Scnmcnberg, Car- mine, Drenham, .Vuvnsuln. We hope to arrive at place Wed- nesday, August 11, at 1 p. m. one hour will be spent at your place, and we kindly ask that you so di- rect us that, our lime may be the most profitable possible. Among our party, all traveling by chartered bus, will be found: Amon C. Williams, ranchman, Ijynn, Sam- ple, farmer; (ieorge W. Johnson, district agent, Kxlensiou Service; Joe M. Atkins, farmer; C'hylie, farmer; liraliain, farmor; Clyde Goen, tax assessor; Clias. I'resnal, farmer; Emmclt Holland, county commissioner; Norris John- son, Club mcmuer; Pink Darron, farmer; Louis Shirley, farmer; I. McCulloch, direclo Chamber i% Commerce, furniture dealer; Kotarion and stockman. W K. Lcverkiihn; member of Uoiis Club; 7., L. farmer; H. K. Klieriiliidt, secrelary Chamber of Commerce; C. Reason, counly agenl; V. J. Boriskie, manager CIolilcii Itiitc Poultry If we nrrivc ill your place nt, near, fatal time, we shall likely d sire lo cat. Most of our men will be provided with cots unit will dc- siio a camping place. A few may KO to hotel to vilui nlshl. wu at your place may mil hope lo hear you say: "Kcllmv the leader and fear no dan- TliankiiiR you for a prompt reply t am Most respectfully, C. I.. UKASON', County Agent Human Skull Found Under Bloomington Hotel Lost Footing While Working on Christian Science CKurch. SON OF CONTRACTOR Suffered Fall at lii. Today and was Still Un- conscious at 4 p. m. Al 4 .'.p. m. the hospital authorities reported-that Glenn Daniel was stilt unconscious. 'j Glenn Daniel, 17. employed in the construction ot the Christian Science Church, lost hiB- balance and fell from the roof at o'clock this morning. He was ren- dered unconscious and bad not re- giiined consciousness several hours later. While no bones were brok- en, it is feared that he is hurt iti- lernally but the extent of his in- uries have not been determined. HI." is under treatment at the Vic- toria Hospital, where he was con- voyed in nymi's imbalance. The young man is Ihe son ot Contractor A. S. Daniel, formerly of Kingsville. who is erecting the church. He lost his footing while repelling for some shingles and fell a distance of about IS feet to the rround, landing shoulder. on his right ADJOURNMENT TILL WEDNESDAY AVERTS RUPTUREAT HAGUE TUB HACIUE, Aug. With American .economit; interven- tion looking as the only method of diverting Ihe seemingly Inevitable collapse of the International Kep- ions Conference here a definite filong the Concrete THE'PRIVER ALWAYS Victoria News pf Long Ago STREET 'N'OTKS. Col. D. C- Proctor of Cnoro is ill the city. He was downed in the District Court the other day by promising kid of his, .Mr. Fred Vroctor, in the Continental Meat Company case. If anything ofl earth could sweeten defeat, it would he to owe it to such a son as Mr. [-'red Proctor is. Thc colonel cannot help being proud oC him, and we do not blame him a bit. Mr. chas. A. Werlheinter goes on Iho road on the-1st of December Sir. Hiram Clark has, we learn, entered the race for the postnw- tcrship: It is said that he and Mr. nflliugs will be the active contest- MOTHER1 THINKING SON TRAPPED IN FIRE JJ1SES LIFE 1I.VTH, Maine, Aug. ants, and the best informed Repub-1 love sacraficcd -another life with Means lliiuk Ihc race will be close, i the death here today of Mrs. Anna with the chances favoring Mr. Clark, because he had soldiered with Mr. Harrison during the ww. We want a good business man. Don't care very much wlio. Since the street car company put down those nice filank walks for the nuilos the asses persist in to- a, largo Philadelphia clothing walking on them also, and thus house. Mr. JVcrlheimer is a lead- hath the company unwillingly and influential citizen of Vic-'cu. itself o'nt of a few nickles. toria. greatly beloved, by all whoi'Twas ever thus. Conway McCarlhy. Mrs. .McCarthy, ;in, suffered se- vere burns last night when she dashed into a. blazing cottage at I'opliam Deach in an effort to save r jlhe life ot her li-yearold son, liu lierf, Jr., whom she believed was trapped inside. Tlie youth, outside excitedly watching (In: flames, was discovered later. know him He is of scrupulous The Grand Jury found no e Grand Jury found no and undoubted integrity, an excel- ,he day by the adjournment of (ho wUit., cnssions before the Finance Com- of ,it mlllec until Wednesday. Today's meet Ing of Ihe Finance Committee was devoted lo the de- mands of Philip Hnowdcn, British chancellor of Ihc exchequer, for a llas sccurcil scn. ire Our is certainly their b on he ,t ,s a c A. Lev, and Company shipped on ahoilt --QW hiisbels of pe- VICTORIA POST TO BE REPRESENTED AT LEGION CONVENTION I.ODII Xear Post rovision of the terms or tans. This is the first season tha', i cily win' bo well represented pecans have been shipped from j Ihe annual convention of the Texas llobeit Kee. colored, once citi-j victoria since the storm of of the of but who has lived, 1SS6. Thc ,rceg j lo bc held at I JJastrop who Ha Ai'Hiur Aiicnst tlons payments provided for in wno havc. since put out and are again Voting plan. in view of the facli" "f l-eRislalnrc from bearing very fine nuts. They lliat Snowilen bad not reccricri from jlt ls his nncompi-omising attitude to ,u Iinyg fc plan as it stands the adjournment of Ihe meeting prevented an im mediate crisis. i.s here on a visit. H bushel. tits purpose, we believe, lo ve- lurn. to Victoria. i Mr. Joseph Noll, ha.s laid the for a dust- 2G-2S. lo the platforms of the slrcut 5CrfouB USE MANY WEAPONS TO FIGHT AGENTS SOVIET AND CHINESE! TWO CHINESE KILLED S jiifsa house TIMI to the Western lhlls j inrv is lo he hvken u mince jtojiRiic wvrc ii-swl to resist Coivri A. K. i r k on Main sirpct L 3M nml The parly had been in" Dallas visiting the zoo and wai in sight of home, where Sherwood Bailsett, horrow-stricken, stood on and witnessed Ihe destruction, of virtually his entire family. DYE SHOES AND GET POISONED HERE AND IN HOLYOKE, MASS, HOKYOKK. Mass.. Aug. attempt of fan! Brougham lo improve ibc appearance of a. pair of shoos by dyeing them black has landed him in bed with a seri- ous case of poisoning. Hroiigli.-im donned Ihe shoes soon after they had been dyed and soon bccau lo feel pain. After'ho dad worn the shoes for several hours he became extremely ill, and for a lime his condition was seri- ous. Adolph Hamburg of Ibis city re- cently hati an experience very simi- tar lo that of tho Massachusetts nun. related in tho foregoing dispatch, Mv. Hornhurg became rtltzy soon after putting on his newly rtjecl shoes and his entire body began'to? I turn-black. Thc fact that he liati- j ponort lo drink a nuavt of milk be-, foro wearing thn shoos, thereby conmtcraciins effects o! tlM Poison, Is .sihl to havo saved hl.i life. As it was he was incapaci- tated for several days. ;