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   Advocate (Newspaper) - August 20, 1929, Victoria, Texas                                Fitted DR. JACK K AHN Exclmivc OplomelrUt 609-10 Welder BldD, Phono 233 .AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUff Easy Terms Phone 160, Sto. H. French, VOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSr IN Timely Topics 'ERROR OF opinion may Im lol eraled where reason is left free lo ccnttml It. Jofforsou. THE EDISON test for (lie smnrl boy to in his footsteps, and become Ills successor, aliractcd a greal amount n'f attention In (lie press. It V.'KS Interesting, largely because everybody feels sure (hut tl.'o committee didn't liavo n ghost of a chance. Tlie successor of A. Kdl- BOH, for all that human bruins can tell, may be chopping ivood In some uiountnln' wilderness, or [flowing the soil or tilling the crops on some barren farm land. For all that the committee coi'ild do, ami Its choice Is surely a fine, young American, the bosl brains in Die youth or this country, may be in Victoria County, WHILE HER tn'q sons, In tlie United Slates, worked lo be ithlo lo bring her lo tills country, .Mrs. IKiinoim tie Nunez of Venzuela, waited leu years for tlie glad tid- ings that she would at last be unit- ed with her boys. The oilier day they were at tlio pier In New york to' welcome lier. She died of excitement 'as 'the siilp ccmc within sight ol tlio Statue of Liberty, when he> wrcani was at hand. How often do nieii plot and plan, only lo discover Hie futility of .earthly power. The sons anil their mother are now separated by a gulf that no boat can cross, and which science, with all Intelligence, has been unable to IT is AEJOUT time for some- body to break Into print with (he story that jack Dsmnsey Is' coming hack into the ting. p MRS. MABL'E "Walker Wille- braiidt is telling tales, after lier resignation. Hor disclosures are bill copyrighted. .WELL, ITS a pood thing that schools anil colleges are starling aoon. The world will need another crop of wise graduates nest .sum- in er. THE AVERAGE Victoria llhppci knows :il least ten young men who would like to have her for llieir own. MOST EVERY citizen of Vic- toria favors nu abstract ideal of justice; its hard lo accomplish, however, when it alma straight home. THIS is to slug the of HuroliI Weltick, 13 years old, of Long island, y., who, playing in his rear doorway, board 3 mutlicr upstairs scream, Looking into lhe air, he saw five-year-old Emily Donogbue fall- Ing towards the slone courtyard. itc leaped forward, planted his legs fumly, and canglil her in his arms, as both of llicm liurtled to the pavement. Besides a- few bruises neither hurt. The quick youngsler saved the girl's life. Un- like fairy stories she was nol a princess, and they will probably never marry, hut tlml doesn't mean that this young follow won't make a splendid man when he gels older. which is bettor than marrying u princess, THE REELING is growing that the situation in the Kar Bast is more dangerous than Is generally believed. Reports that the Chin- PSP are pending reinforcements to border towns and that Russia has no intention whatever of permit- ling the .Chinese to "eel away" vrlth the railway lhal hus been seiz- ed.- :N'o great war fever is to bo found. in Russia, but there Is a con- scions realization of strength, an anxiety on the part o( young sol- diers to have n campaign and fre- ducnl reminder that the Soviet is not "bluffing." I EAT MY peas with honey, I've done 11 nil my life. It makes tire peas taste fanny, But it holds Ihem on my knife, VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 20, 1929? Sufauription: Per Annum NUMBER 32 WOMAN AIR DERBY FLIER KILLED Cotton Ginnings in Victoria County to Date Only 350 Bales H x x x H Swiss Fliers, Due at New York Today, Missing 1 SO BILES Ginnings in This City Less Than One Hundred Bales. ONE GIN NOT RUNNING Price Advancing and Higher Than on Same Date Last Year. Approximately 350 bales of col- Ion have been ginned in Victoria County to date, as compared wllli over a thousand bales for lhe same period of last season. The Goldman gin In this city has Sinned 40 bales and lhe Fiek. gin on the 'western outskirts of the citv 2 bales.' nts', oiiij iliejjiinl'm ibis v'icinitv, will not operate this season be ciuisc of the short crop. The best crop in the count.) is. being produced in the Nursery s vas planned today for tlie 15 naval airmen on route in IS airplanes from San Diego, i to lhe imllon'ai air races at Cleve- land.1' The squadron, which will pause overnight here, flight from Hi Paso, is expected lo arrive aboul mid-afternoon. Victoria News of Long Ago CHINESE LEAVING MANCHURIA WITH WARMMINENT MAIUUX. Manchuria. In Iheir wholesale evacuation from (owns along the Manclmrian fron- tier hundreds of Chinese svvarniinK toward lhe interior were thrown inlo a panic liy recurring raids of Soviet troops stationed on lire frontier. This fivacnalion confirmed re- ports that the Kiuo-liufsian crisis is bccuniiiii; more serious hourly. A total of CMnrejo troops ttvll armed nnd well .ciiulppnd, an iiff rushed ID str.-ttciric border points. By HURL A. KLY lalchiailoiial New.H Service Stuff Correspondent CI.KVEl.AN'fV, Ohio, Aug. len-day aerial jamboree, during which a lajiid-firc iind be- wildering succession of avfalfon nc- livlties will be flashed across Cleve- land's skyline, will begin here Au- gust 21 n-ilb the' opening of the annual Nalimial Air Races anil Aeronautical Kxuosltlon. Termed lhe "Air Classic nf the Hie 1929 races and ex- position will brins lo Clcvelu id 25 years worth o! aeronautical prog- ress Unit have marked (ho baby industry of transportation since I the .drat motored airplane flighl in 11903 on (lie sandy snores of Kilty Hawk, X. C. j II will throw iiito competition [some of Hie nations' foremost air j heroes, testing (heir skill and dar- ing. Planes, piloted by the pick of Hie county's military wrtd conimcr- ci.il flyers, will strain their iti rivalry. American Uncle Sam's crack milllary sky- scream their way overhead in formation exhibitions. Kxciting aerohalics, parachute >umps. slioit distance, air derbies, Irishes lo several cj-oss country of them a women's derby, the first women's air race in the history.of Hie have been Continued on page two) GOSTI.y ECONOMV. Iho Cily Council failed lo fin- ish lhe business necessary lo be done al Us-meeting Monday an adjourned meeting was held on Tuesday afternoon at one o'clock, at which tlie business was con- cluded. The council made some sweeping changes, one of which was lo require the nldcrmcn to serve without pay. The collector ami assessor's percentage was re- duced. Tlio water works engin- eer's salary was reduced lo J50 per mouth. The office of nighl police- man was abolished, in consequence of which Marshal Louscliner hand- ed iu Ills rcsignalion. The council claims lo have retrenched lo Hie annual saving of per year, hul Ibc kind or manner of rc- Ircnchmcnl resorted lo will hardly moel with favor from an inlelli- Cent constilueiicy. Services so poorly appreciated will hardly be held in high esteem or command thai respect which a discriminat- ing public is over ready lo accord efficiency. Kspecially is this ap- plicable lo our so-called police force, a force fa insignificant in numbers as to bo totally unable t> enforce lhe ordinances. The idea of policing ,1 cily of six thou- sand of the mixed population which Victoria lias with one olfi- cer al salary Of per monlli is loa ridiculous for a moment's cuiiMdi-ralion. Kcononvy in the ad- ministration of the cily's affairs i.i praiseworthy, bill never did commauil respecl in any lhe affairs of life, much less in those of a cily for which prosperity and enterprise is claimed. We think Ihn aclimi of the board on lust Wednesday nfRht will nol be am.rovcd by fair-mlnilcil people, nor will it rebound lo Ihe dignity imi importance of lhe city. In fact, wo think that Victoria will suffer in a greater sum tiiul she will gr.iii liy such means of re- Tlie Advocate of January 1S90. a e TUB POST OFFICE. With (lie approaching change iu postmasters in this ciily we learn Unit there will also be a change iu the location of (lie posl office to one more generally convenient. Tliis office has luvl many locations in the last score of years. It was removed from the Sengele corner where Parson King presided over It to Ibo building- recently burned oil the .site of Hitter's bakery, where Henry Kiihne was postmas- tei for many years. lie was siiper- ctdcd by William Hillings, who re- moved it io the oli) building then occupied by .Mr. A. Goldman, on lhe sile Ot his present stpre. From there II was removed to (be Ruplcy building and ;vjain to W. H. Car- ter's building, now occupied by him, and from there to lhe room occupied by Holiday's meal mar- (Continued on page two) -ERNST A. EVERS, 80, BORN AT INDIANOLA, EXPIRES AT COERQ The death ot August Kvcrs, SO, -at his home al Cuero Sunday wjll causo milch sorrow among.his old-lime friends IhVonsh- oul (his stclion. Mr. Evcrs was born at ludianola and once lived iu Victoria. The following account of liii deiV.h.froin the Cucro Hecord in error when il slules that he was 'be last male survivor of the In- SNOOMEDNEW TRIAL AND DEATH SET FOR NOV. Ohio, AUS. iu the electric chair No- vember 2.1 was the fate meted out today to Dr. James Howard Knook. former University of Ohio profos. for, conviclcil of slaylnp his illicit co-ed sweRlliCiii-t. Thoora Mix. .....i ,1 hid j, v allorncys for Snook, still (iiiilo a number of men who were residents of iiiilUmohi during the 1875-storm who are still living and lhe publisher of The Advocate Is one of them, although jusi in- fant at lhe lime: Doaih SuucUy claimed anolhcr C'ueio pioneer, when Krust August Hvers, S1) years old, passed away to I his oteniiil rest alter four wccki jo; .suffering. Death was not iincx- i-d, for loving relatives were of jthe knowledge thai the end was mar. Ho lived a long, useful 'life, was prepared to receive JllK. award for a lifo well lived. j The death ot Ibis pioneer cilizen jniurk? lhe passing of the last malc jsurvivor of lhe indianola storm of JIS7S. Kvcis sv.-u born in the litlle Port cily of Indiiiuola in 1SI9, his jmolh.T and father being of j slijrdy stock of (J'jrmau advcnluv- jers who came to America to seek their in the early days, and settled ou Malasorda hay 'in the IM-iving n'ty of Imllauoia. Ilcra he grew to young mmliood, and became active in lhe business life of the lilllB (own. He was a mcch- [nnle hy lv.iile, lint was also one of Mile- early freighters ope-milns be- the storm of '75 swept tlv city from the bav shore. MC Last Heard of After Passing Azores Late Mon- day, WEATHER UNFAVORABLE Overcast Skies arid Drizzling Rain Reported Off New Foundland.' ST, New Founiilaiiii, Aiig. Overcast skies and drizzling .r.iin today furnished un favorable weather for (lie [wo dar- ing trails Atlantic afrmob, Oscar Kaesar and Kurt L'acacber, who are a non-stop flight from Portugal to tlio Ameri- can continent. Although a close watclrhas been maintained all along tlie eastern coast since early last night no word of the fliers has reached SI. Johns Since they passed tile Azores early last evening. GUILD SUFFERING FROM LQCKJJAW IS NOW RECOVERING Orvlllo, lhe son of Mrs. Maybelie Ball of Ibis city, is king a remarkable recovery from lockjaw at the DeTar Hospit- al here. The boy stepped on a rabbit bauo (wo weeks ago anil suffered a wound .between his toes. The in- jury, was not considered serious bul a week later tetanus developed and his Jaws were firmly' locked. The child was taken to Ihe hospital and an unusual quail- tiy of atltt-toxin had been admin- istered, amounting to units, bis jawi began to relax and he Is now convalescing nicely. POPULAPlctlAN CELEBRATING TODAY HER 83RD BIRTHDAY Hear Kditor: I am sure you will join wilh me i'l wishing for Mrs. Browusou ;k happy birthday. On August 20, iS47. a beautiful child came to gladden (he house- hold   llleis pul in at I'hoeuK after complcliou of lie leg flf theii tlighl from Sau Bernardino. The'flicrs btill'ln Ihe race will hop oft loiky for Lordsburg, Xew Mexico, and El P.HO, Tor a. Throughout lhe nighl jwsses combed the desorl in search of Mm Crobson and her plane The alarted when a rode mio Weliton to report Hut he had seen a plane plunging lo lhe ground in lhe distance. Louise Thadden of Pittsburg was o first lo i-'omplelo Iho second l.ip of lhe iioinw's air derby. SPOKANE ENDURANCE PLANE IN MONTANA ON RETURN FLIGHT SPOKANE, Aug. Sun God.is'expeclcd to arrive home flj-ing field here at tW o'clock this nflernoon afler'.nialifiu; a non-stop flight from Spokane to New Yorfe City nnd return., The llnjii monoplane, piloted.by Nick Manor and Art ar- rived at Jliles City. flew over that cily till lUuvn, wlien another suprjy of fuel was' IrSh's- ferrcd from the refueling Whether the ptane will [Jjid fiwe or proceed to San not been determined. PLANE REACHES BUTTE. The plaiie Sun God arrlveil, over the local nirporl here al 10 o'clock this morning and expected to. take on fuel here. ANOTHER GIRL SMS THEATRE MAN ONGE ATTEMPTED ASSAOLl I.OS ANOKLKS, Aus. at torneys for Alexander Paulages'pte pared to go Into superior coiirl Ic lay lo ask a tale date frnr (rial o: "harKus that he ntcickcd Kunltr 1'rinKlu. n, it became known Iha? i former nshereUe in Ih millionaire's theairo made 136 page deposition i bargim; ho t'licc iiiicmplcit tn assa'ilt bei Possible charge ol subornation o perjury also Ihrealen the wealtti theatre man. A statement r lwo) Mickey O'Neill, treo lance rastlr love her. Refined. Cultured that hc was'hired''bv Pii, w.ilh to testify Imo strengUienc liie acusalln.il. Kmplnyva of Ih tluniiie made depositions chanslu Ihcir storits and declaring tb: Itieir employer had ordered lhe jto tvstify falsely In his behalf. wonderful years filled days   

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