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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 22, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyw Fitted DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive Optometrist 609.10 Welder Bldg. phone 233 -AFTERNOON EDITION.- FOR FURNITURE AND GAS ST.OVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Phone 159 VOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA cpuNry, SECOND, SOUTHwcsr timely Topics 'TIS NOT eiiouth your counsel slmll tie true; llluut truths moro mischief thau nice falsehoods ilc. -1'OPK, WITH THE approach of fall, the heat trading period ot the year la a.t liand. Victoria mcrcliunts have their slocks well tilled, Iboy Imve goiio to distant markets and Invest- ed their money on the chance they can guess what their' trade wants and' on tlic belief that thq, people of Victoria, before buying elsewhere will at. least visit them lo Inspect tholr offerings. Ail thai local mcrciiants can ask from local buyers Is (hut they be given an opportunity to sell lliclr wares. They should not, and do expect anyone lo pay. Ihem three dollars where two dollars jtiie' same thing. In fact thoy'hfjilcn to add that Is never the case, In fact the slight savings u-liich, some V people think they by trading Hhfongh the mall is.very often Imaginary. Men and women in Victoria can oiit for' themselves. All that they have to do is lo visit the -local business houses anil give them a c-liance to meet competition, llnuoiei, bo fall 1'aj cash und do not expect extras that ncioi go .with, a mail order price. These In- elude various forms of clever scrv ice ,ind assistance, but they aie tho strong .ibbeti, of bin ing home. No iiiail package ever brought them'into victoria, jr A I except in self de tcnsoT TO ire now busing installment plan ot tltem' ing THE BRITISH liner 'JlaurelanU. of the cuuartl tompanj, holdei of tin; speed record for training the Atlantic Ocean until the North Q man Lloyd liner Bremen beixt the tune recentl> few dajs ago airu- ed In New after a effort to take back her laurels. The Maiirotdnu be.iit its 'own former record hy nenrly lon'r hours still five'hours b'ohiml the new mark set by_the Bremen. Bad weather wus encountered several days. The race for the speed championship of the North Atlantic, io now on between British and (Jer- mivn steamship companies. No Am erlcaii vessel is In on' the-competi- tion. r GIVE OF thg. best ways to-'re- duce is lo stop eating too much.- You don't have to starve yourself. THERE ARE some few things that money will not buy, but iiov- erty does not insure them, either. MOST MOVING picture actress- es admit thai they are worlh see- ing, and don't mind showing theni: selves. THE UNUSUAL dry weather of the present summer has added lo the number of foresl tires annually caused by lightning, careless smok- ers and other contributing causes. Somehow it seems hard to make the .average man ami un- derstand that we arc losing valu- able wealth every year through these fires. It is even difficult to persuade Victoria Coiinly farmers, in some Instances, that it is folly to apply Ihe lorch lo their own woodlands. FIRES ARE rare when care Is I here. WHEN A REAL friend guesses at your ago he guesses only a part of It. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE. THURSDAY AFTERNOON. AUGUST 22. 1929" Subscription: Per Annuni NUMBER 34 VICTOI n n ZEPPELIN DELAYS FLIGHT BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER FAIR NOT GALLED OFF _, n r Three More Escaped Convicts Captured in Victoria KASyMIGAUUA A III' Japiiii, AUK. poHSlbll- lly of a etlll further delay in (lie start of Hie d'eniiiiii G'raf Zeppelin of unfavorable weather was admit- ted by Hugo Kckener 30 minutes before the scheduled time lo start. of the Zep- pelin on. the'thlrd'lcg of her world flight was definitely postponed al midnight. TOKIO, Aug. Graf Xcupcilu will leave for IMS Angeles on the third leg of her r'mind-the- world flight a( Ki o'clock tonight (scyen.o'clock Friday morning Cen- tral Standard it was an- nounced today by Dr. Hugo Kcken- or, commander of Ihe dirigible. The passengers were ordered to leave ToMo .for 'the KaKiimlgaiira ,ur field .it o clock this Repairs lo the rear gondola nf the damaged while (he. ship was being walked oiit of the hangar.for.the lake off yesterday morning, are expected lo be com- pleted today KASUMIUAUR'A A i It P 0 11 T, Japan.Aug. off of the Grat Zeppelin for Hie United States was pbslponed for an undetermined length ot time totliu when it that one ox the ciafj's re.ii engines was not fnntiujimu; properly The gigantic return- ed to its hangar and a crew ot (Continued: On -Page 2) LATESIJRAG1DY NOT TO DETER FRENCHMAN FROM OCEAN FLIGHT 1'AniS, Aug 22 od by the latest trails-Atlantic tragedy which apparently has claimed the lives of two Swiss a via tors, Oscar Kaesar. .and Kurt Captain nieu Donne France's premier living air- man, "was at Le llonrgel Field lodij awaiting .the mail's "so for'a new attempt to span tlie ocean from east totwesl by air. (josle will bo accompanied hy Maurice Uellohte, navigator, who was with him on the recent unsuc- cessful trip, when they were forced hack hy storms after reaching the Azores.- Fbiir Women in Air Derby Crash at Pecos Official Hostess THE SWEET young- in Victoria know very well Ihat they ore doing their psrl in making Vic- toria grow when they stay al home niul permit their beauty and charm to bo daily seen on Hie streets and public ways. A WORD of diplomacy is worth a volume ot apologies, NKW YORK, AUK. Swiss fliers. Oscar Kaesar and Kurt Liicst'lier, were missing Wednesday, their names apparently added io the list rf those who dared Iho perilous westward passage of the Xorth Atl.-inlic and lost their lives in the attempt. They were last seen two days ago, flying over the Azores nil their way from Lisbon to New York. They should Imve arrived Tuesday, hut they failed to appear. Some- where between tho ocean islands and the fog bound coast of America their adventure came lo an untime- ly They had little in their favor be- yond (he courage of their youth; Iliey were hut 21 and 22 years old. Their white monoplane was a sturdy ship nf proven design. 1ml it was unennippMl tor alighting the water. Neither of them knew much ot navigation ami they had hecn flying only since IM7. But they had youth, so look- off with blithe audacity on the ad- venture that has brought failure nr death to all who have tried it'ex- cent the crew or the (itrman plane Bremen, who barely managed lo achieve a crash tandtnK on hound (iroenly Island. Admiral Charles K. Hughes, chief of naval operations, Wednesday (Continued on rage two) seas mm Identification Follows Send- ing of Fingerprints to Huntsville. HAD ON STOLEN, .HATS Miss Alice Davis, daughter of Owinbt M Davis new general of the Philippine Islands, is seen here on .the balcony of'the beautiful Malacanantj Palace in Manila. Miss Davis will set as official hostess for her father. (International Newsreel) Convict Captured- Sunday Night Given Examining Trial Today. Three 'Mexican's from 25 to '35 years old who 'were arrested oil siisr Picion by Sheriff, n. S. Wchard gaii in tills city Monday werei.iden- til led today as Escaped convicts and make five that have been cap- tured here recently. Following the arrest of the three men, Sheriff Welslger sent a, des- cription of them, their fingerprints and Dig names they gave to the penitentiary authorities at Hunts- ville and today the sheriff received the following telegram from the au- thorities identifying the men as escaped convicts: Tour Pedro t'erez Is onr escap- jei Minuet Martinez. Your I Martinez IB qur escaped Louis Gar. Uu Juan Sanchez is our es- caped' Jose Lopez. Hold them. Letter follows." The convicts wore taken into custody eating some apples' winter the loading shed of a poultry luant in the northern portion of the city and offered no resistance. One of Ihem wore an old cap and the olhers had on new Stetson ANOTHER VICTORIAN GOING TO WORICJOR GULF Guy A. UeVillenenve, a Victoria hoy, will leave tomorrow for .Mara- caiho, by the way of New York (n accept a posh inn with (he Venezuela d'ulf Oil Company, which has developed a large field at Maracatbo and employs many Americans., The young man lias. Held a posi tion with thi' nnir Company at Fort Worth for the'past few years. Nor- man .Kischer 'ot''this cily has been in the employ of the company a( Maracailfo for (lie past two years and while.hero on a vacation a few weeks he was well pleas- ed with tlie country, especially the climate) which nover cnlii. The CompUny pays its em- ployes iti Venezuela from to per month, all Ihcir expenses and transportation both wnys. Continued on page two) Adolph-2ukor president of the Film will be the directing head of a giant motion piclhre cor- will come into be- ing .as a_result ot the merger be- tyyeen his cornpany and Warner Brothers, Pictures, Inc. Harry M. Warner (below) will he chairman of the board, in the new corpora- tion which has a capitalization of {International newsrcol) Victoria News of Long Ago WEATHER1EPORT East fair to- nisrlit and Friday except probably showers on west coast. West fair and probably showers iii extreme west portion, KAHAVAY MKETLVG.' At a meeting ot the illrectors ot (he 0. W. T. and P. Railway at Cuero on the 12lh insl, A. C. Hut- nhinson ilircclor, M. Monscrrate president and S. Slockdalc 'vice- president resigned and Julius Krutt- iChnitt of Houston was elected 'di- rector and presldenl, M. Monser- rale vice-president, W. J. craig treasurer and general passenger agent and C. S. Wells secretary. were adopted estab- lishing the general offices at Vic- toria and approving the surrender of (ho lease which the Southern 1'atific Company has-held on tho Wells was also appointed live slock agent ami' Mr. A. DaCoata traveling freight The Advocate of July 20, 1SSS. t STUKKT SUITS. The probability of liligation be- tween the the in the end And so it is munities. The optimism makes people look upon the bright side of life is (he hebl prac tice.- I'essimism never serves any sood purpose and' can destroy Ihe best limes in Ihe world, for people are inclined lo be panicky and [wr- rail ban things to outweigh Ihe good. As a mailer of fact, conditions are not so bud here, if they aro tad at all. There is 'around six- million dollars on deposit In the hanks and that money helonfis to somebody, principally small deposi- tors, for people ot large nieans us- ually Invest (heir surplus funds. "tha't ants and six million dollars nieans for every man. woman and child in the county. Then. too. despite all the progress that has rcy experiencing of (he w, st drouths in'Ilii htsim-v l'lce" during re- drouths in iis history. Mr.'West said Jin the stricken urea we're very poor and lie did not see enough grass 'to build a bird's nest. Ho found Hie Philadelphia, who is in the cily cent years we should not forget that stockrnising remains the prin- cipal Industry of the county ami that this industry never was on a heller h.isis. with cattle prices high and the range in the best condition it has been for years. And, furth- ermore, while Ihere are slill some big ranchowners many of our farm- ers are small-stock raisers. Ex- cellent crops. of have been made, particularly a good corn crop, and Ihcrc can be no real tils- dence here by reason ot his broad can tourists are visiting Monterey. ,arm or ,one charlttes and his gx-uml worth and The party reported in L ,horo ts nf grass win Nucvn to Monterey in fine fomlltlon and was Incst road in onerey n ....e a will preach al 11 ,ha, ,t is rolu o clnck service. at Trinity Episcopal Mexico, ft'is a graveled road and {straight as an arrow for 60 mile, i Sunday morning. flov. liees-e formerly was rector out tho of Xuevo Mr. Wesl Victoiia- church and made stated. riecausc of 'ihfj splendid friends rejil- condition of this road many Ameri- usefulness us a citizen., YOUNG MAN BURNS I Mexico more settled and the people as a wholi'_appareiitly prosperous. 'MOVING WESTWARD SAX AXTONlrt, Tex.. Aug. 2i. .ilesler, .as, who' camo hero from Warren, Arkansas, wan fatally today when h'u slept at thy of Ills uncle, K.'