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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 21, 1929, Victoria, Texas OUT OF PEN TWICE Eyw Fitted DR. JACK KAHN Exclusive QptomeMtt 609-10 Welder Bldg. Phone 233 AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND CAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR; Easy Terms Phone 1B'9' VOLUME 32 Timely Topics NOT WHAT we- glvo, bill what wo share, For liio gift xvUl.iouL the -giver is bate1, Who gives himself, with his alms feeds Himself, his 'hungering neighbor, ttikl nie. -.PARENTS IN Victoria should not be too-quick to purnilt younger children lo drive the family auto- mobile.. Many cilios havo -onlln-, ances prohibiting ,-viyoue from driv- ing an automobile under certain sixteen years. These have been enacted (o protect the public, but the recenl accident In Michigan, wli'drc a 12-year-old boy drove in front ot a fast trrvin.With the result that [our children were parents that there are other tilings to be. con- sidered. AUTOMOBILE TRAFFIC deaths attract attention everywhere. That tlie fatality list is excessive ap-' lie.nrs plainly In all. We hasten to 'commend the Ro- tory flubs of flifs country for their decision to launch a nation-wide campaign lo cirri) [lie mounting toll or automobile traffic deaths. Safer highway construction, an- nual Inspection of motor vehicles and standardization of: traffic regu- lations are suggested as a begin- ning- 'THE 'ETERNAL right to be wrong is what makes lite Interest- ing. WHAT A DULL World this would be it all of ns were always right. WE ARE one of the follows who does not know whai the ball score Is. .YOU MUST Sjvc the women tve- dit for knowing more about dress- ing than men. Men. (tlways wear a lot of su'perfiiiuiis clptliiiig, es- pecially coals during hot weather, high collars and other hot tilings. 1 guess there is no help for it, bul we have heard liars say that coats were comfortable' on hot days. ALSO WE don't know a thing about it, when' n golfisl refers to "finals." Sometimes, we think it may rctcr to something to drink. THE MORE women 'there are, the more trouble a mini has. EVERY CITY should spend a certain amount of money for the cultural ami recreational things of life, parks, recreational facilities ami (he lite. ofliincs think the .world is giving itself op .too much to pleasure mid to play, but we be- lipye, in this age of speed and high pressure It requires just these tilings to keep the world from plunging loo deeply into Hie mater- ial things. A people who Imve not tOTgottcn how it, play arc a safe people. Play develops the kindly and the. human side of people while thr rule always for things material often crcales a hard ;ynl selfish people. AN EXCHANGE in an effort to ha facetious urges that every couple p.boul lo bo married should follow the well known advice, found at the railroad crossing, to "Slop, Look, Listen." If Hie promoters of this movement have no more suc- cess (hail the railrowls have bad with flic same sign, it is not likely dial economical conditions will be ul'sot very soon. MANY ACCIDENTS arc caused by sending Ihe body out lo work and (lie mind out to play, A NEW drink is 'lllock and Drop" .shot, walk a block and drop. AND VICTORIA IN GENERAL. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. AUGUST 21. 192n. Subjciipliort: Per Annum NUMBER 33 HURRICANE HEADI tt FOR FLORIDA Escaped -from Prison June 1.1 and Also on August Fifteenth. HOME AT RAILS, TEXAS Sent Up from Wichita Coun- ty in January on Two Burglary. Advices received by Sheriff It. S. Welsiger from ilie slate' peniten- tiary at Huntsvillo-toilay disclosed that Marvin Smith, 'n', the convict who was captured here Sunday -light Willie iii the act of robbing the wholesale grocery Wil- liam U. CItfvel.iiuI.tuid Sons, lull escapedI _twice from the peniten- tiary, the first-tlmi! oil June 11 and the second time on August 15, or just two days before his nnpreheji- biuu in Victoria. The man is froju Italls. Tex.-, and was sent to the penitentiary from Wichita County on January 24 last for the burglary of a store and concurrent sen- tences or five years. lie is charg- ed here with the burglary of a store, fifing station and residence and will '.iot be delivered lo the peni- tentiary authorities until he is died on these charges. ZEPPELIN WAS DUE TOLEAVETOK10AT 1 O'CLOCK TODAY TOKIO. Aug.. a damaged cell repaired and the entire ship pronounced In fit con- dition for tlie flight across the Pa- cific Craf Zeppelin w.._ all In readiness today to take off for IMS Angeles on the- third leg of her record-smashing rumiil-lliu- world flight. Dr. lingo Kckener, commander ot llio giant dirigible, announced def- initely (hat the ship will lake off for I.os Angeles at -I n. in. Thurs- day Tokio time, or 1 o'clock this afternoon central standard lime. The twenty passengers wlm will make Ihe Pacific bop were ordered lo be on hand if the weather con- ditions permit a slightly earlier start. Llano Boosters Sererjade City and Spend Night Here K K x n K H Rules Formulated for Poultry Flock Contest Visitors Cordially Greeted Here-and Impressed -with City. 'CHRIST! Under Laties H 0 PE ABANDONED FOR SWISS FLIERS FOR N, Y. Pronounce Valley Gold Ice Cream Best They Ever Tasted. A live bunch of Llnno boosters. accompanied by a 32-piece band, arrived in Vliloila Tnesd.n ning at o'clock und proceeded to the I'nbli'c Square, where they gave a concert which was greatly enjoyed by the who had assemgk-d lo greet the party and by many others attracted by the music. After tlie the visitors were refreshed by, delicious Valley Gold ice cream from the Crescent Valey Creamery, furnished through tile courtesy of tlie local Chamber of Commerce, and declared it the finest ice cream they had ever eat- C-M. All 'expressed themselves as heiiij; favorably impressed w-ltti Vic- Id ria and pleased wilb the liiispl- table reception accorded them by the Victorians welcomed them to the City of llosos and the city of true Southern hospitality. The party left Llaiui yesterday morning, traveling in ten cars on Highway No. 29 and carrying their supplies In a truck. They visited Austin, Gnnzalcs, Hbckhart and oth- er towns before 'reaching Victoria and spent Hie night going to Corpus Clnisli this morning. Leaf- lets containlMir the following ink-r- csting information aboin Llanu were distributed by tile l.latio, the county seat of County, nestles amid the rugged peaks of the Hill Country, on the banks ot the I-lano Uivcr, a clear mountain stream that finds its out- let in the Colorado, some twenty (Conlimicd on pago two) XBW YOUK, Aug. llope was virtually abandoned to- day fur O.irar Kacsar and Kurt i.uoschcr. the Swiss boy fliors, whn are IOIIR overdue in their attempted fffglit across liic Atlantic Ocean from Lisbon, PorUisat. Wbiln an unhrtikcn watch was kept llmiiiKliont lliu ;it all points on Hie All.-iullr Aealinard no trni-e was revealed of the youthful airmen who slarlod in bisb spirits from the beach near the Poriu- Riiesi- capital Monday. The fliors were last sighted over the Azores Monday afternoon. is NICELY EMOOELED The old Whips lipme, lotnled al TOO West Commercial Street and now owned by J. .K. Hok-ak, has been handsomely remodeled Contractor Kngenn Tnlllc al a cost llle of approximately MUST MOVE tflOiM "THAT BlRP ANpWAteS OP IHfc CHILDREN AHP AT HI6KT AS WELL- Dltf VOt> HEAP- rtWA LAST NI6HT? IT ME Victoria News of Long Ago STKI5KT NOTES. .Mrs. Jla.v UnvilK while out shop- ping 011 Tuesday evening had the misfortune lo lose a twenty dollar bill. Tlio committee appointed by the mayor on advice of tlie City Coun- cil to purchase lamps and furniture fur Ihe city lialj, for which an ap- propriation of was mailed cer- tainly did lint understand the ob- jcct for which the appropriation was made, as they expended all but dollar of the amount in ceiling the building mid In-purch- asing half a dozen cheap chairs ;vid a chandalicr. Tuesday morning a negro boy robbed thu till al John Koch's bak- ery on liberty street ot small sum of money. The -robbery was discovered by Mrs. Koch, who struck the pavement with a yell, "Marshal, thief! In the meantime the boy was making Hacks in a lively way for home. This brought John Koch and bis butcher knife on tho scene and a lively race was indulged In. Mr. home lie lives up to- it wllh a vengeance. The sum taken was a very small one. The boy has not been apprehended, but if Kocii gets hold of Iiiin any time soon the cnurls would adopt both his verdict and punishment. A number of the boys feel like crying something else than the tri- iimphanl word "keno1' since the Grand jury adjourned. A fishing party consisting of Messrs. I.. A. Fritz, George Dies- biich, A. 1'. Sengeln and V. Tciiher left for Jones' Dayou at three o'clock and returned about half past ten p. m. Wednesday, the dis- tance being 'about eighteen miles. They took some fine strings ot pt-rch and four Iroul and report having a splendid time. The Jolly nippers havn been at irk in oui RETIRING HEAD OF COUNTRY CLUB HOST AT CHICKEN FEAST fl. Smith, the retiring presi- dent of (lie.Victoria Country Club, tendered llici.ncir'iand retiring di- rectors Hie club a most enjoyable chicken barbecue at the club grounds last night. J. 11. Clogg' has succeeded Mr. Smith as president of the club. Thu retiring directors 'are Cbaa. Dine and .1. I'. Ponl, .lr., and Mr. Smith, Mr. Clogg, C. Contest to Start October with Monthly Premium 1 Award. OPEN TO ALL BREEDS Purpose is to Encourage Poultry Industry in Victoria County. The committee selected at the lasl meeting Ot the Gulf Coast Pel Stock and Poultry Association to arrange rules for a flock contest lo ho conducted by the association performed Us duties at a meeting held al fho Chamber of Commerce Hnll'Muiid'ay night. In order to Improve the breed of lltelr the iiuality of their eggs, increase their net re- tni-ns and jicituire a better knoV- of tho scientific ami com- mercial features of the business, alj poultry raisers are urged to en- ter this contest. The purpose of the contest is lo arouse and kcup alive :m active Interest in the ever-mcreasingpoul- try industry .in victoria county and to lest the capabilities of the men and women engaged in it, challeng- ing Ihem lo produce a belter qual- ity of poultry ami thereby their profits. The committee, consisting ot Otto L. Urban, chairman; Edwin Rumors That Storm is Near- ing Texas Coast Are" Unfounded. WEATHER UNSETTLED But Normal Barometer Gives No Indication of Ap- proaching storm. The weather .is unsettled here this afternoon and intermittent sl'oncrs .lie falling Inez, Bloom- iusum. Keinpei, Cttj and oThor In the 'county reported good showers yesterday. Good ihon also 'fell in liefugio County Duo to the government report- ing il huirkauo moving northwest- rd from Sea, to- day's threatening wealher ha- given rlbe lo rumois of tlie storm nearlng tho-Tesiis These rumors, are absolutely ua founded. -The storm is in the vicinity of Haiti tpdaj and moving northwestward and unless it changes Its course it likel> will strike the Florida co ist It In o! only moderate intensity The barometer reading herellbjs aflei noon'gives-no indication of an storm, ft is a few points higher than, ustwl. whereas a storm coming this way would cause n falling barometer. WEATHEii REPORT last, the fence on ths Sittcrlc three mi'es cast of town u-as cut I" eight II was badly nip- ped and no mistake. This ouglit lo bo looked into at onto. Marshal Haas arrested a violator nf the ordi.-i.iiu-o after a fatiguing (Koch anil thp bun her knife iu morning. The Mill, and putting this and that 'o outn ny (no reformatory physician hn L i at "I0 finest.revealed on, vi r head, from Vine Conblay and announced; a OB his intention of hoppim; off stove Xcw York tomorrow morning at: five o'clock if the Continued on page (wo) FRENCWERWLL TRY ATLANTIC HOP EARLY TOMORROW E InAIN HhHt BY FREIGHT j The Southern Pacific passenger I train from ItotiRUin due here ;U IL' joVlock did not arrive unlil p.m. j today because a number of gravel cars bping derailed on (h- niiiln (line near .limctiim, a slimt distance out of Houston, making It necessary for the train to delnnr by the way of to Rosen- i berg. KI, PASO, jia Karharl of lesion led tlie wb i men's MonU-ii-Cfcvrlaiul Air (Derby into KI Paso from Douglas'. Am., today. f I .Mies Karliart checked in at the airport at Sill a' 'nr mountain time. Blanch Wikox Xoyos of Cl-jve- land, second, arrived al a. 'nnd May Hailslct of Tnlsa, Iliird, at a. m. ;