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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 13, 1929, Victoria, Texas Filled DR. JACK KAHN Excluiive Oplomelritt 509-10 Welder Phone 233 ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms' Phone 159 H, French, Publisher. 'VOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSr IN GENERAL. Timely Topics "GOOD THOUGHTS und actions can never produce bud re- tults; bad tlimilihls ami bad lie- tiona civi nei'cr produce good re- Allen. WHERE DO yon obtain your knowledge of current events, ucleiice, polities ami the greater unrl of your education From your new.spuner. Wlien your merchants need busi- ness through medium (In they obtain 11? your Wlicn tho community iinil the churches, schools, civic and wel- fare organizations ot the commun- ity necrl community action urid, co- operation, to ivliat do they Your newspaper. These are some ol the reasons why the nuwsiiaiier is your news- paper and why communities are only was strong and progressive a? their If there is one quick cure for community goinnol- ence it is a wide-awake newspaper. The first duty of a ncwaimpc'r Is to transmit to its readers Hie thoughts and activities ot human- it> at home mill anroiyl. lint the value of tluil other departmcnt of thf> b" overlooked by no one. The pub- lic anticipates its shopping by scnmiiut' "'e advertisements in (lie newspaper, and merchants untici- imle their business hy newspaper adicrlisiiis. Advertising (s a mu- tual proposition between all ton- leined. Before the rise of present inten- sive newspaper advertising the public was powerless to plan its buying., Money, lime and unsalis- fi (ion was the price paid. At tlio same time merchants had io he con- tent to wait for business and' tlic most of it came Sutiirday atter- ncan and evening, seldom on Mon- days and never in the Newspapers and unlrorsiil employ, incut iuitl aniireiriation ot newspa- per advertising iierniils the inili lie to plan its shopping and made business for every week Any. (111.) Advocate. THE NORTH DAKOTA citizen who hail his leeth pulled in order to pass bad checks on dentists was taught before lie started an annul lation swindle on surgeons. DOCTOR MAYO says thai 111? way to keep young is to live wllli young people. We tried it and had to give it nn. We couldn't get enough sleep. TF YOU WANT a clear idea of what depreciation is, lake the cat two yours fo: JI.OOIJ and find out the Trade in value 'of it. The difference is rdc nreclalluii. GfRLS ARE prettier this year say the judges in the Inteniatioiia bounty contest. That's the Was they look tu even year. THE COUNTRY hus missed the sliyse coach days. 11 has also lefi the lallo'n- nindle far behind. Now things have tome in every aventu of life. The automobile, the elec- tric light, the radio. In Hie business world lias come what is known as modern mcrchan dising. Modern merchandising menus many tilings. It means ;s w-ell kept store, good merchandise, modern ways of doing Piopcr attention In credits and ac- counts am! advertising. The public.'today has learned to depend on advertising as a, guide In its buying. A store is judged liy ila advertising. Ken- buyers, any more, go into a store and 'inquire about the new things being offered. They prefer to read about them In the advertisements in the news- papers ami then cr of Commerce, they arc Ivan .ee, .assistant general pussengur igeiit of the Southern Pacific Lines, inn F. M. McGlurc, assistant gen- eral passenger agent pC the Miss- ouri Pacific Lines. Both arrived in lip city this afternoon. They will he accompanied Io the meeting by Gail Gopdloe, superintendent of the Victoria Division of the South- ern Tivcific Lines, and B. J. Tank- ersley, the local Missouri Pacific agent. Mr. Lee brought two new mov- ng picture filnis which will be in-ed by the Southern Pacific Lineii n advertising the resources and in- dustries of Southern Texas In the homeseeker sections of the nation. The filnis were given their first showing at the victoria Theatre this afternoon through the courtesy oi Rubin of the thea- tre- Tim diroclotti of the Victoria of Commerce, the Colon izallon Committee and members ot the Rotary club witnessed the pre- sentation and were greatly impress- ed bjMl. The moving pictures tak- en some months ago of Victoria in- dustries and now the property of the Chamber of Commerce prob- fthly will he added to' railway films for exhibition In the llid- d'c Weal and other sections ot tha country before prospective settler At tonight's meeting of the Col- onization Committee, the matter of Hiving Victoria publicity as a home- seeker point and securing special hoi'neseelier rates for the Victoria District Fair, to bo held October S to 12, will bo laiVcii up with the railway representatives and sug- gestions from them ns to Hie best plans to follow for the settlement and development ot this section will be received by lha committee. In addition to the committee mem- hers. the. directors of the Chamber or' commerce and Ralph Calhonn president of the Knir Association, will be present. The meeting wll! ba held in the C. of c. be- ginning a( s o'clock, it will be open tb the public and all citizens who desire are privileged to at able and Plants Putting on Again. WEATHER REPORT All Texas partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday. HERE IT navy mystery plane with Lieutenant J. Williams, the speed demon of the Navy, at the con- trols. So much secrecy has been nv.iuilained by the Navy De- partment 35 to the construction of tin's airbird, that little is ac- tually known about it. Those close to Lieuteri.ini Williams, however, predict it will fly 400 miles'per hour and thai it will be.America's cnlry-in the Cup Races in Ertgland next month. Victoria News of Long Ago I-'IIIB COMPANY NO. 1 merry party ot young people dis- This company elected its officers iporsod wishing a prosperous mid Monday night with the following honorable career at school for the L. G. Wilkerson. president; fair young The Ad- L. I'. Jecker, vice-president; A. P. ivor.kte'of June 10.1SSS. Hornburg, secretary; John Koch.l treasurer; John Emile .Jecker, first assistant fore- Victor Goldman, second as- sistant foreman; llornhurg. steward: Otto RUSSIA IS UNIFYING ARMY-IK MANCHURIA CLASHES CONTINUE Six Bandils in Sedan Force Newlywetls' Car Off Road and: Take Girl. HUSBAND TELLS POLICE Couple from St. Paul, Minn., and Kidnapping, Occurs in Wisconsin. 13 From 1SSS. The Advocate of June 'J, 'SOUPHISB PARTY. Amies llegwi leaves Sat- urday morning for Xotre Dame, In- dinnii, Io eiiler tlic young ladies' si-minury She will ab- sent two years. Her young friends concluded to surprise her Monday night, and tliey diii so effectually, v.'huh resulted in one of the most delightful parlies of the present so- cial s-c-ason. The evening was spent in promenading. FOUND IN DOTTUI On 'i'uesday last a negro woman who lives in the vicinity of Jor- dan's pond came Into the city hav- ing in her possession a bottle con- taining a note of which the follow- ing is a verbatim copy: "The last twenty thousand dol- lars spent iu discoveries, stuff and my body will be found at tlic bottom of this lake. My name is Isaac Pittman, Wilson Square, Higlibridge St. Ka. II, lloston, Mass. God have mercy on my soul." The above may nil he a put up to catch an innocent journal- ist, and It it Is so, then the Ixsrd will have no mercy on the hoaxer, at all, at The SHANGHAI, AUK. 'other clash bclweirChinese and Su vict troops was reported from Man- 35 BALES GINNED SO FAR Nursery Leads in Ginnings With More Than Rest of County Combined. Not over 35'- bales ot cotton of crop have- been ginned Victoria County to date. Tliis is far normal, with the aver- for tliis lime of Hie year con- siderably over one thousand, ex- cept in B2B, when fiOfi bales had been Innied out by August 15. It was in Ift2li also, Hie year of ;in unusually lute crop, that the larg- est cotton yield in the history of tho counly was made, amounting to nearly bales. Of the three gins In Victoria and vicinity, (lie l-'arincrs and Mer- chants' Gin has mil ginned a bale to date, the Goldman gin two bales und Hie I-'iek gin six bales. The bales ginned Dy llic Goldman gin were raised by Joe Miori on the Brbwnson farm east OL town and by K. "Iliitia on the Walker farm near Nursery.' were brought in yesterday. The Goldman gin has two other bales milling to be ginned. They came from the STEVENS TOINT, WIs (INS) The kidnapping of a bride from her husbiind by a Uaml of. armed guiiiiien set Wisconsin, and Illinoia highway police on a. munhiiul covering two slites todaj The husband, Lee Johnson ot Sti I'aul, stumbled. Into the sheriff's office today exhausted and on'.the verge of collapse as he told ot the kidnapping of his brldo, a girl of 20, who was snatched .from, their auto. tliilfway betwen Marshfield .a'rid Stevens Point six nien in a large sedan crowded the uuio c the nawlywcds froni the read, siu- rounded' and covered Die conpia with Eiuig, hurled the wife into their car and sped away, the husband churia today. Both sides are said to have suf-i but no fi Johnson place at Spring Creek. The bules ginned, by the Pick' gin came from the Kreisle farm east of town und the K. II. lialapeska, William nictzol, F. f'ribyl and .Manchuria ,.lrm8 wcst of I'ribyl farm is crcilited with fcred casualties were given out.- Word received from today confirmed reports Unit two Chinese soldiers were killed and ,ho sis one wounded when Soviet machine gun ot iu-'lhe couiu scouts crossed the WMk j tier and engaged in ;i brush ivilh Chinese soldiers. RUSSIA WILL UNIFY ARMED FORCES IN THE FAR EAST MOSCOW, Aug. Soviet Revolutionary Military Conn- lion and punes. A bounlltu! Advocate of Ocfober 20, 1SSS. elegant supper was served by the hospitable hosts at 12 o'clock. The following is a list of the I cil today ordered tin [all Ileil armed i Kar Kast, 'under tlie ficiioval Dluchei, mandor-in chief ot the Hcil armies in the Kar Knst during the civil' ers, thrco were fifimed Saturday, one Monday and one this morning. M Nursery, wiierc the crop is belter this year than in most sec- tions of (lie (onnly and where I ho first bale was produced, the gin- nings to date amount to 2D bales, sncsts: Misses Sophie Wcrthcimer. Lena Schwartz. Kannie A THOUSAND D01.IAII BILL. A conimcrclnl traveling man Maggie January, Collier, fsy Mary O'Connor, Annie Al- exander. Gussic Alexander, Kale Warden. Mary Allen. Ida Beau- mont. Knimift Daniel, .Maggie :on. l.iizic liingham. I.illlc Iting- bam. r.oila Levy. Nettle l.wy. and dollar bill CROSSING VICTIMS the streets Wednesday. I.fta John Davis; Messrs. Kd llogan. Hojwn. Jake Wcrlheimer, jhibited.a one thousand Many people said they hud never seen! one of that denomination before: I Poor things! They ought fo lie in the- newspaper business awhile to' familiarize themselves with "higi The Advocate of} October 27, 1SS8. j Ike Jor llaller, Char- les Tomw. Charles Tynp, George Rcorgf) SontlniTll, .Kilftis Levy, Moses Levy, lien Levy. Louis Alexander, Will BeUiRson, Jim V.'ardon, Hob Kentiur. will Mallory, Mote Mallory, Chris IWhler, Kd j IVestdent Hoorer today rcajipoint- ABE LAID mBEST IN SINGLE GRAVE Trx., AllR. services "ere to be held [today (or the eight members of the TCVikl III lirn in tIM family won- killed in iCAAN NAmhlJ AuAIN ON FARM LOAN BOARD; Kichlitz, Joe .Slicppanl, and Wai- ten Mct'lannahan. Afltr being roy- ally entertained as only Mr. and Mrs. llfBiin know how to do it, the took tbirlccn lives near V'orncy Tlic (K'diVj.i will In; inteircd in a i sing In grave dm; hy fifty frir-ml.t, WASHINGTON, Aug. 13.-TO- V-M volunteered to do (he work. Tho bodies of the ofu- or five virlims. all mwiilu-rs of nnificatinn of or more titan all oilier sections ot forces ia county combined. Four bales command of imyc, ginned at Mcb'addiu, was mm- three trom the McKnddin r-.incli ami one from the Murphy ranch. Xo ginnings are reported in other sec- tions of the county. flic weather .continues most favorable and if the insects cease their ravages there is still time for a fair crop tf> be made. Cotton I bat was saved from the worm by poisoning .is beginning to itionm nicely nnil that which was stripped by the worm is putting on new foliage. The and arc disappearing und the weevil is re- ported much less numerous than a week ago because of lliu luit. dry weather. POULTRY MEETING SET FOB TONIGHT AT COURT HOUSE The Gulf Coast IVnilfry and Pet Stock Association will carry "out an Interesting and instructive'pro- ;'ram at its regular montblv meef- iug tonight at 8 o'clock The C. of C. hall was designated as the place ot .the meeting but as the Colonization Committee of. the Chamber of Commerce U to meat in the hall at the same hour the meeting place of the association was changed to the Court House. Many of the most successful pouUrymen ot (his secttqn -Rfe members of the association. Its meetings arc largely attended ntitl the general public is always.Vel- come. MANHUNTlDSiTH CAPTURE OF ilLLEB BY CHICAGO POLICE CHICAGO. "Baby Face" Willie diminutive kill, cr who has been the object ot th-3 greatest nianiinnt since the of Marty nurkin. surrendered pas- sively today when three detectivei (oiind him in a West 'Side Apart- ment. is wanted iu connection with four murders and a score sciisationat U. S. STEEL STOCK JUMPS TEN POINTS, ENRICHING OWNERS eil A. C. Williams of Dallas a mem- ber of the j'edcral Farm family, residents of BALD EAGLE KILLED IN j XEH' YOliK. Aug. U'iiited states Steel cummon stocV; j jumped ten poinU to 2JJ 5-S on thfi. jilOft.tiOi> io lite market value of or.tslamlin? shares of Ibis his cor. wluin. Since Siltiirday this ator It ad- KANSAS CITY. Aug. H. Klser killed a baM mcasurinj? six and a halt feet frnm JG points in one ot tho [ioard, it was announced at the Creek, will he cor.veyeil to wing tip to wing tip on a furm near remarkable bullish demouslrallonJ i Oklahoma toiliiy for Ijnrinl, (Odessa, recently. financial history. Whit? House. ;