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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 19, 1929, Victoria, Texas Fitted DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive Optometrist 603-10 Welder Bldg. Phone 233 .AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159' Geo. H. French, Publisher. FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSf. IN GENERAL. VOLUME 32 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 19, 1929. Subscriptions Per Anriuhi NUMBER Timely Topics GOD INTE.NDS Mia11 to 'tvo in this world wltlioiil working; ho intends every man to be trappy in Ills ALL WORK and no play inakes Jack a ilull boy, and lie luvs had and oiighl lo be ready to go back to work wltli a vim. Within a few weeks now cummer will be over and vacation time will be at nil end. Those ot Victoria's citizens wlio Inid a week 6.' Iwo and even more at the var- ious pleasure resorts, will be back on tlic Job. Within a short lime, everything will be settled back to normal anil running on schedule lime again. U lias been a long anil hoi summer season aiid everyone Is looking for- GRAF ZEPPELIN LANDS AT SSffiSS Robbing Viaoria Store DIED SUNDAY William Stange, 03, a highly es- iccmcd slock farmer of this county, died at Ills home In the North Heights Addition to this city Sun- day morning at o'clock after an Illness of la months. Man Kills Wife, Four Children and Self ward to the cool [Hi! days when Mr. Siauge was a son of God- Iho) be able to pen up bil Hied Kegina ICukhan ijtangc, and nut some life Into business. deceased, and vw born in er, Germany, October 27, 1S05. He With the passing of the summer and tho vacation period, IheVe will' aleo T'ass the for Ihe pajaimi boys who have been seen strolling around in all kinds of gay colored and the stock- iuglcss girls, too, will probably dis- appear. Those who have been to the seashore have- a generous share o! laun.jg and those who liave been lo the mountains ought lo have plenty of muscle, If mountain climbing Is good'for such develop- ment. The old second hand CW 'Pur- chased for a sightseeing rousta- bout trip has jusl about done its full duly and is ready for the scrap his <-ounly. heap. The servants have been call- ed hack io the house for regular duly once more, tyid from now on most folks will have Iheir minds on the sterner things of Hfe. ONLY THREE women are burled' In thcr Arlington Cemetery. Tlioy were regular army nurses.who lost their lives in the recent war. (.nine to this county when ho was 10 years old, locating in Victoria County, and had engaged in stock fanning with notable success until his health failed him a, few years ago. .'-'._- Iii addition to his formerly Miss Ktuma Sehorg, Mr. Stango Is; survived by three sons, Adoiph o' Kcncdy and Kdward and Ihis city; three daughters, Mrs Harry Heins of nloomlnstoii.Mi'S. llc'iyy Ids of Woosatclvo and Mrs. Kdward Jones of Houston, ivnd one Manchuriati %ar Clouds Threaten Peace NicjhtwatclinialT 'and Two Others 'Discover Man in Act of Robbing Store. brother and one sister. Godfried RQBBED OTHER PLACES SlaiiKC and Mrs. Mary Wurdel oi The funeral was from the deuce of Kdward Stangc at South Navaiio Street at .'Articles Found iivPossession ies" 'Connect 'Convict With 402 four Other Burglarjes Here. o'clock this afternoon with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery. Rev.' .Marvin Smith, alias Hoy Bnrkham, Martin A. Hiten, pastor of Trinity 27, Halls Tex, who was Lutheran thVsentrJnce'l to the .penitentiary for .'mrs'larv from ;on January 24 of' this j'feir and escaped from the Clemens State Prison Farm June 11, .wiis captured in Victoria al o'clock Sunday A LITTLE BIRD accompanies the rhinoceros and hippopotamus at: the lime. It Is called a pilo bird. Both al these anlnnvls are near-sighted aiul the only way Ihey have warning of danger is by the excited flight of the utlol birds. Meanwhile they furnish a living tor the pilol bird which cat the ticks off the backs of Ihe animals. THE DESK on which Charles Dickens wrote all his famous writ- ings was recently sold for at an auction. ;MORE THAN 15.000 hand-paint- eil charing mugs were soli! in Am- erica last year, and Kiore than 000 new buggies found purchasers. OLD NEWSPAPER MAN FROM VICTORIA QUII CV OlTllLLI of William Olevelami and Sons: Articles found III -his possession _ '_ j connected him with robberies com- U. K. Downey, who worked on milted at Ihe residence of Clarence the Victoria Times, Fact and Ad- and tta Masuolia Petro- coinlng lelnu Conipatiy'B filling station on East Santa Hosa Street the night vcicate many years here in 1SOC unil leaving in has returned to this section and will establish a weekly newspaper to he known as the Sun at Smiley, where he ran a newspaper culled the News after leaving Victoria. Mr. Downey has been all over Ihe country since leaving these parts, principally on the Pacific Coast, lie arrived in Victoria to- fvom lo day and can hardly recognize any- Carey Collins, salesman for thing alxint the city any more. His fjrln. Upon Mr. Collins' Hrrl- wifc nnd three children will locate VIlj; watchman aiul Mr. Harrl before. He is also Relieved to be guilty of the hurglaji y of the Charles Haass Grocery Saturday night. i Njglilwatchmaii C. J. Kughl no- ticed thai Ihe lock had been broken off the front office, door at the Cleveland store and had Albert Harrison, who lives .'across the Completes Second Letj o{ Round-the-Wodd Flight' in Biaze of LANDING IS DIFFICULT Sprinkles Oil on Bodies and ignites Them Before Ending Life. MILKMAN SEES FIRE with him al Smiley. OUT AT HAYS has come up ivn editor who is unafraid. -Frank M. Motz of Hit Hays Free Press must have courage, Paul whlteman ami his band appeared in the town the olher day. 11 cost all the money taken in al the door and about 000 thai hud Men saved out of previous enlerlalnmeuts. Most editors feel that they must praise any city show or hurl some- body's fceliuss. Bui Frank goes right ahead and says lhat llic con- cert was punk, that the players himself seemed to think they were patronizing a small town nnd it did nol make much differ- ence whether or not they did well, that they loafed around; in every- day clothes, played worn on I stuff and altogether the municipal band could have given the. aggrega- tion pointers on concert Chances arc lhat Frank Is anyhow, 'lie deserves a medal tor saying jnsl what lie Abi- lene Kcfleclor. IN THE TWO years of its cxis tcnce. New York's largcsl motiol picture theatre seated people who paid foi tickets, FIRE DEPARTMENT HELD ITS ANNUAL BARBECUE SUNDAY Victoria's volunteer firemen, son, led by Mr) Collins, entered the 'store and switched un the lights I An espicssion of surprise ullcred I by' (he burglar soon led to his de 1 lection and ho was very submissive j Ho was Uirnod over to Sheriif It S. Weisiger, who discovered from information on file in liis office that the man was an escaped 'con vict. A bmich of keys stolen with a pair of pants Trom the Schucher were immn was found on Smith's persoi numbering in excess of Ihree hun- dred. Sunday. at Hillcrest guests of honor at a sumpluoHi' this morning lie also nilinllle barbecue given by Ihe Victoria Fires' [he burglary of the Magnolia fill Departmenl. Bvents of such a! ing station and led 'the officers I nature are held al various intervals a vacant lot where hu had dcpiwii throughout the year, when the cn-'ed a pair of spectacles and othe tiro membership of the department NEARLY worth of Am eriran medicines wen sent to South America last year. _ AT ONE TIME rcienlly 1S5.00 Ions of beans vrero aivatting incut along a railway In articles stolen from the station, e afforded'an opportunity to Another escaped convict capln ilngle together to further cement cd by the Sheriffs Department icir friendly relations. I'laccdo "W's aftcr Choice cuts of mutton and away frem the Ramsey Slat ere served the firemen, barbecued Farm, was delivered to o a turn by "Doc" Hiller. declared Penileuliary agent yesterday. He be one of the l.est at such a Shag wabi scnl isk. And, of course, potato salad, and were In abund- nce, a thing thai Invariably char- .clcrucs all department cnlerlaln- from Callahan County tor burglai Three rows ot lengthy tables, deally situated beneath the beau- tiful all a lie Irees at HHlcrcsl, xvero necessary to accommodate Hie firo flgMors. Quite a number of men enjoyed thcviHiro day thero, while otliors remained rarly ovening. Detroit Couple Were Both in Poor Health and Despond- ent Neighbors Said. DKTIIOIT, Aug. children and their parents were I found dead Iii Ihei'r' home today victims of Iheir father, who nsphyx jialcd the family with gas and thei [commuted suicide 'by .drinking .poison. The dead arc: Hans Peter Neilson and his wife, Mugdaline, and their fuur chiidren. A milkman passing saw a' fire throngh the windows of the liomo. N'eilsoii had sprinkled oil on the 'bodies of liis family and Ignited them before drinking poison, in- vestigators said. N'cilsoii and his wife were both In poor health and despondent, neighbors) said. fl Travels Miles on lyiqst Hazardous Leej of Jour-' ney in 102 Hours. AIIl FIELD, Tokio, Japan, Aug. Conx- letinu the second leg of her round- lie-world journey in a blaze oi: lory, the Graf Kcnpoliu landed icre at p. m. today New daylight saving time) her epochal'flight..across-half of Kurope, Uussia and Slbevia fiom Friedriclishaten, Germany. Tlic giant air liner, which la at- :empting pioneer commercial cir- c'uinnavlgalion of the globe, had been in the air 102 hours and ftyo minutes since She took off' from1 Knedrichshatcn last Thursday upon' the most halaidons leg of her uey. A ground crew of ,300 soldiers atest advices from the Far East indicate the com- lete breakdown of the diplomatic jsettiement of the' hinese-Russian controvcsry and the seriousness of he situation is unquestioned. Russian, aviators of ie type seen in the uppen left hand corner are al- eady active along-the Manchurian while armored trains such as above, 'will transport troops to the front- The Chinese army has also been active aiid is well trained. Pictured .below are a number of staff officers of the nationalist forces who may see additional fighting after long years at civil warfare. (liilcrntjaiill Newsrcel) Victoria News of Long Ago iliss Hose Southwell has a pet uinmiug bird. It is a hummer. Our homo boys have- no slom- hii. for champagne. It doesn't groe them, and they very -isely refrain. When it comes lo they always on innd. is. pretty good, any- iow, beer is! Tlic losses in tho Hughes and SNOOK NEW TRIAL HEARING PUT OFF UNTIL JOMORROW COI.liMlU'S, Ohio., Aug. from noon until bearing on Ihe motion [for it new Irial for Dr. .lames II. Troy'lor pasture during'the winter .nd spring aggregate head. Cant. Traylor makes Ihe slalemenl rilh a quiet philosophy very com- mendable. A suil for damages aggregating has been filed in the District Ccurt by Mrs. Davis, widow of Mr. James Davis, against Schueltc, the druggist, who sold deceased pills, ccntaining morphine which is said to have caused his.death. Pelrsrarihi'- communication be- tween Victoria iWid Goliad will be ,crnl enjoyed for Ihe first lime within a few days. on hot days the stench from this is nsntferahlc. All such nuisances within the city limits should lie abated as by ordinance made and provided. A man dressed as a laborer was Irying to sacrifice his watch for the insignificant sum of Monday thill lie flight be able to pay his way to his home in lions- ton. This is an old adage. Tho watch was new and had the ap- 1 GUY SHOULD HONOR VICTORIA SOLDIERS FOR FINE RECORD MANY DISAPPOINTED AT NOT BEING ABLE TO SEE JIG WHALE Many people "who went to for1. O'Connor yesterday to see the whale thai washed ashore Thurs- da'y on Matagorda Island were un- aiid. sailors had been waiting for' Hours at the field for'tho Grafs' arrival. After circling twice a crowd of moid than lOO.OOOipersous of all nationalities roared a Treiiz; led greeting as the Graf headed for Tokio' and Yokohoma to pay: courtesy- visits before earth When, the Graf returned to the field crowd, had assumed prrl- portions and-the crew and passen- gers were, thrilled at (able sea ot humanity swaying be; nealli them. Slowly the grcaf'ship nosed down to earth amidst'shouts ot Germans, Americans, Engllsfr and Japanese, many of the latter in colorful costumes, thrilled as never before by the first sight of the mighty monarch of the air. -The landing was accomplished great difficulty. .Tokio was in. (ete for the occa- sion and thousands upon thousands of Japanese fiom all the cqua liccausc of the splendid showing able to reach the island with so few available for Iheir ac- try had [locked lo the city made by Victoria's'National Guard commodalion arid returned home Company at Ihe''annual state en-1 badly disappointed. -The rougk- at 1'aluciiM II has been ness of the gulf caused smaller pearance of gold, being su.cgeslcd that some civic organ- ization lead in tendering the mcm- iioats lo cease running excursions. The carcass o! the whalo is bad- burs of the company a banquet or ly decomposed and rapidly. disiti some oilier honor. terraling with pieces scattered up pearance o. BU.U, became, of its worth, as he whereas The troop iiieans a good deal lo.aud down the beach. Sightseers especially to the cummer- have taken many ot the bones aa it was as nearly worthless as the same niiantily of brass could be. Whether he corraled a victim or not w.e have nol learned. Preparations are being nwlc by many of our well-lc-do for the annual exodus to the Nor- thern States and Europe, whero they will remain during Ihe healod j c press of this city can- i nol liopc lo do more than he rep I resented, ns heretofore, by prosy. sub-j fcnvenirs payroll, amounting lo sev- main. era! tlmusahd dollars annually, and for that reason Ihe C'hnmber of Commerce probably should take Ilio initiative, in. honor ins the sol- dier hoys. but most ot them re honor to the ladies who have expended a considerable amount of tnonoy t in Improving Memorial Square. Tim unsightly brash has been cut away and nice gravel walks have lioou made in the plot, crossing in the center, where In time will he erected a monument or fountain. WEATHER REPORT Kasl and Tues- day partly cloudy. fain There arc a number of danger- ous holes In tho wooden sidewalks that should bo repaired someone is severely Injured stepping In them. From Mr. John Griffith of who in on Thursday, we learn lhat he and Mr. Robert Hrackcn FORGED LANDING IS MADE BY AIRPLANE FORMER VICTORIAN TO DRILL FOR OIL IN GOLIAD COUNTY 1': A. Stephens, formerly of Xnr- UJCOT flE UIPTnDlfc'-cr-v' this who got his start Wtul Ur IlUlUllln In the oil business in the Mirando field and is drilling a deep well on the James clamp ranch near Kaglc FLIGHT TO NEW BEING ATTEMPTED BY TWOSW1MIATORSI LISBON', Aug. ID new a' lempl In span the Atlantic air from cast to wesl started hero to- day when two Swiss airmen, Oscar Kacsar and Kurt l.iiicher. took oft from Alvarca Aerodrome for New York. The plane, christened 'the .Jung made a beautiful takeoff WAR SEEMS CERTAIN AS RUSSIA AND CHINA CONTINUE TO CLASH Hoy HnllT. aviator for a Hoiis-i i ion airplane oolion poisoning: firm, 1 made a forced lauding just west of Ihe oily Suml he. ran out ut ly afternoon wlien ;as. He w-as I'ass. was in Victoria today arrang- ing for Ihe remCjVal of a rig lo the County. I The Martin raiich adjoins the Ray oil Gi IVop'c livins in Hie neighbor-j sold to Mr. F. V. Gentry of this oily hood of Ihe freight depot complain of of offensive bones be- IsnooV, given the death penally for the murder of his beautiful sweet heart paramour. Thcora llix. wasjii'K m'f'l np near their continued 'today until tomorrow 1 These Imncs. they say, morning. between 2.700 nnd pounds oi wool al IS 1-1 cents flat, which hu niorous air from Urownsvillc tn Houslon and ranch i'ellus, where depaili'd this morning. (field discovered last week. was vcrv Im-! rig that Mr. Stephens i hecanso (if movc lo Bounty is a i- sam ilytn compellini outfil thai he has been using to drill his well. Thi.i of Ihe animals' llesh on them anil wnsidercd a gofvd From phnps to remain at a low altitude, have mucliJTho Advocate of May 11 and IS.jllo also rfpurlod gales at Drowns- well is now J.VtjVfecl deep and wii U-illc and Houston, finished with a cable tool vig, 1SS3. I.OXDOX. AtlB. Sinn Knssian crisis entered an even more serious stage today as reports from the Fur Kast arrived telling of a heavy mohllltaifon of Chinese troops and sporadic clashes of Soviet nnd forces near the Manclinrlan border. Adililional Chinese troops have been ordered lo the Siberian fron- tier, said dispatches, brinRiiiK (ho lotal nnmhev ot Chinese amassed there lo llW.OOO. troops ;