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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 16, 1929, Victoria, Texas WHALE CAUGHT AT LIGHT HOUSE OFF PT. O'CONNOR Eyes Fitted DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive Optometrist 609-10 Welder Bldg. Phone Z33 led. H. French, Publither. VICTORIA ADVOCATE -AF7WRN00N EDITION.- FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 159 _FJRSVV1CTORIA AND, VICTORIA COUNTY, SEGONiySQUTHWOr IN Timely Topics WE ARE NOT hero to play, to dream, Co drift; We have work to do, and loads to lift: Sliuh not the struggle; face It; 'Us Uol's RAILROAD OWNERS .mil offi- cials have lost one of lliclr anHdil privileges and hereafter will lie more or less on tlie sanio basis as tiio oiditiary iweseng'ur since life Interstate Commerce Commission ordeved r.sllroads to slop hauling private -cars for each oilier with- _out cost. Herein) illustration's in- dicate how this pniellcc was abus- ed anil 'made a hnrdoii. A. c. L. had Its vrlvnlc curs hauled free miles ou other lines while it returned the courtesy private mis for other I companies a lota) of miles. The Maine Central received miles and- in return gave miles. test lioiv- ever, was that of the Louisiana Pacific, which save oilier" railroads sixty miles of free cur transporta- tion and in return received from otliev roads all over the nation Vie miles. II coats a fairly good sum for a man to have a private car hauled if he pays for it in cash. The com- mlssiou declared that1 very often men acquired directorships in In- algnllicKul lallroads just so they VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 16, 1929. Subscription; Per Annum NUMBER 29 2 MEN ALMOST ELECTROCUTED HERE OF, FEET could free here anil t'hereV: Such conrlesy will be abolished and nri- 'vale tars have lo pay to he hauled. THE AVERAGE successful money maker can 'toll, eight miu- utcs ahead, when his friend is go- 'ii'B to ask for u, loan. FARMERS WHO continue to raise only one crop'are entitled to suffer from llic evils (hat accom- pany such foolishness. It is believed that the whale was pursuing the immense .school of redflsh seen off TJecros i'oiiit thin week, mile loiig unit a quarter of u DON'T WORRY when the editor prims soinellilug that you don't agree with; half the people wo know don't agree with GERMANY, with tlio Bremen 'and Ihe Uraf Zeppelin, scums to lw doing unite'her 8hurc in thu i mailer of oceanic tnviisportatton. Bicj Fish Believed to Have Been Pursuing School of Redfish. STRANDED ON ISLAND Aquatic Mammal, First Seen in Those Waters, May be Towed to Pt. O'Connor. Llano Boosters and Panel to Visit Victoria Tuesday 83 W us X K tt M fQ py Bryan Party on Dairy Tour Stops in Victoria Plans Huge Plane A seventy-loot whale that came ashore late 'I ImrMl.n nil M.Uasoicta Island, five miles west of J'.ibi, vallo ami iwo miles fiom the house, was captured by the light lionsc crew. Tile whale will lie lowed to Port O'Connor if passible. It is "the first one ever noted in those waters. Many people from this section are flocking to 'the coast til see the his fish. The largest whales attain a length of S5 feet, anil this one is only 15 feet shorter than I he larg- est known. OLD ADVOCATE FILES SHOW HIX CAME TO VICTORIA IN. 1889 YOUR COMPLEXION iierfeet, your teeth excellent, your eyes' snappy, your hair glossy, your liands manicured like a patrician's, ycur skiu line, your feet trim, your Health and .hmiy sound and from inside out, your clothes, your tastes splendidly 1029! the hest you, .the world and its advertise- ments produce, you Yesterday The Advocate' stated j that Professor and Mrs. .Mclvfn T. HIX, parents of Miss Tlieorn nix, for whose murder Dr. James Snook j was given tlic death penalty nt Col- umbus, Ohio, lived in Victoria from lo 189.1, when I'rotessor Ili.v was principal of tho Hish School here, and the following item'from Gill I SI Grief Stricken Mother If Colonel .Thomas L. Eggleston, aged 80, aircraft builder, has his way, he will start work on an eight- motored plane capable of carrying 125. passengers.. His plans call (or a wing spread of two hundred and forty feet. The accommodations for travelers will be'placed inside the wing structure. (International Newsrccl) NEWS. P. SCHEDULE ON THIS DIVISION SUNDAY.AUGUST 18 The following changes in the schedules ot some of the passen- ger trains Hirii-inu and tlejiarfiriB from Kan Anlonio were, announced today by H. K. Lynch, local ticket Making Trip {or Purpose of. Commercial Co- operation. DUE HERE AT SIX P. M. Twenty-Three Piece Band Will Give Concert on Public Square, A delegation from Ihe Ijltyio Chamber' of Commerce, aecom panied by a hand, will'arrive in Victoria at sii o'clock Tuesday evening, August 20 on a .booster tour of Southern Texas, according u letter received today by the Chamber of Commerce from T. .1. Moore, Uano banker and president of (he commercial club of that ciU There will tie 13 people in the party, including 20 business repre- sentatives and (lie 23 members of tlie hand, consisting of boy and girl players. The Iraud will give a con- cert on (lie Public; Square during, tlic party's slivy of one hour here, j The following loiters relalini; to tim ot agent The Advocate of September tells of the opening of the scliopl .iiudci- Ills management: T11B HIGH SCHOOL. Under Melvin nix. the move, swittcst conveniences spring your bidding. When you "T" T the most delectable come! lo ilolllli'j' Wale. When vou work wben V? rMthe" sleep, exorcise, iilay-tlie woild'si C'S y'IiVC' fully c.v- !pett to have llic .pleasure of an- ueuiiciiiR one hundred and fitly stir dents during September. I'rof. Ilis lias made an excellent impression, in nil Ibis together with (lie popular latest stands servile, yours lo com-f Tiiaud. You are lord of your living, anil it is advertising 'Hint mukes yon, KO. I assistants he has chosen, will iu- Head the advertisements. They equip yon with sane judgments.! They educate you In wiial is ivait-J lug for you to enjoy, jiud help you it most widely when it's yours, i Ihe good in Ihese columns today. THE GRAF ZEPPELIN is wclli on its way around the world today.] The great ship of the air. piloted "Ix, i'rin. ____ V open on September 2. of Hie Southern Parifii! Linos. The new schedules will lie effective Sunday, August iS. They .iare; Arrives Departs A. Rosen- berg -COS A. M. P. Hosen- bnrg I'. M. i. Corpus Edinburg, HcAllen, Ilarllugeii, Jlrownsville (A. M. (Border Limited) 1'. Corpus lll ot the School appears: High Greeted by Committee of Twenty from Chamber of Commerce. Accuses Theatremah (Continued on page two) REPORT Generally fair tonight and Sat- urday. Ansonia, mother of tiny three-yenr-old Mihenas, who was the vie- a brutal licnd, mourns the little chap. His mutilated body was found at a lonely spot near Milford, Conn., two weeks after he disappeared from his mother's side. Only a mother can realize the heartbreaking sorrow of such a catastrophy. (International .Vcwsrcel) Victoria News of Long Ago HATS IX C'OUKT IIOUSK. .sometimes doubtful with the im- House, which has; ported stuff. willi Irats more or The franrhise potilioned for by The Coiirl IJCPII infested less for many years sincn the rte-'Jhe- Klcctrjc Light Cmupnny was stuiction of several biiihlings thiii.j granted hy. the Cily Council Weil- Kci soon as the nc- JN_PARTY Obtaining Ideas on Tour to Get Away from Exclusive Cotton Farming. Seeking nil avenue of escape from the uncertain and nnprofilahlo one-crop .system of cotton funning believing that dairying lias a aounil basis for diversified agricul- ture, ii group of Hrazos County and business men visited Victoria Thursday afternoon on a, lour ot the leading dairy centers if Southern Tc.vns siionsorecl by tile Bryan Chamber of Commerce. The group, traveling in a charter- ed bus .included Amon C. Williams, ranchman; t'iiik Uarron, farmer; George W. Johnson, district agri- cultural aRcnt; Kmmell Holland, county commissioner; lid Cliytil, farmer; Clyde Gocu, county tax as- sossor; (i. Todil, farmer; c. Itaison, county agricultural agent; S. B. Khcrstadt, Chamher nf Com- merce secretary; C'bas. I'rcsnal. farmer: J. II. Wehnnaii, farmer; V. Horiskie. owner of the C-uhlen Poultry Farm; VV. T. fanner; p. II. Hensai-liiiir. mer- chant; Arnold Murray, 4-H Cluh ni'cinber; B. Graham, farmer; .T. M. Atkins, farmer; Glenn S'linctt, county agricultural agent; .Mm, farmer, and C'has. Klncke, farmer. This parly arrived here at o'clock and remained