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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 23, 1929, Victoria, Texas Filled DR, JACK KAHN Exclusive Optometrist 509-10 Welder Bldo. Phone ?33 M. Seo. H. French, Publisher. -AFTERNOON EDITION. pF i FOR FURNITURE GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 VOLUME 32 FIRST. VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSF IN GENERAL. Subscription: Per Annum Timely Topics "NO GOOD thluj; shall ho with- hold1 from him who lives in har- mony with Ihe higher laws and Trlno. THE AVERAGE American reads ICES than one book a, your, accord- Ing lo figures In World's Work, which calls attention lo the fact that only volumes, ex- elusive, of textbooks, ave read each year by lusty Americans, who are constantly shouting about tholr Intelligence. it Is tiiciazhig' to learn, from thc E eame KOUCCC-J (lust five other na- tions printed more new books than tills vasl democracy, where only 10, 153 new titles were published. Against these figures, lln-wla has Sti.OSO, Uormuuy 31.0U2, Japan 9G7, Oreal Urltiilu and In Victoria, llic-rc are any num- ber of good readers who like now books and appreciate thai at pre- sent prices a new volume cosls no more titan a good show, slill, Ihere is tremendous room for i.mprove- .mcul in our juldsl. Heading is vital to'ihe development of hecnev in lellecls and stinnilales thought, iv valuable a product, as modern in- dustry or commerce produces. As the Worhl's Work suys, "con- sidering our eagerness for the ao- qulsilion of fresh knowledge, the profit and diversion lo be found lu a good book, and Ihe number of good books offered us each ycur we could do no heller." GIVE US Ihe ignorant man, at exchange pleads, in preference to tho learned man who is forove: trying lo tell hriw much he knows You' may pity lha ignorant mai bnl you (Ice in dread from Ih learned In the opinion o this column -a man who persists ii making himsfrlf n bore is not learn ed. He Is a IT WILL rciuiire person to take thc census of this couulrj The bit! authorising the taking o tho census will be signed (hi week. AN IMPROVEMENT is noted il ihfc political situation in thc IMiilii pine Island. Differences betweei governor-generals and. pol tical leaders hail caused the latte io refuse co-operation with the crninonl and for newly five year Ihe government proceeded withou regular departmental heads. It is said thai before thc pre sent Governor-General Slimson ai ctplci! his appointment Filipin legislative leaders promised to ct operate with him and since tha. time they have carried out thi agreement. The last election als revealed thai the policy of non-co operation did not have Ihe siippoi o[ the people because all of th candidates who supported this po were defeated. The deadloe of government which had been en ployed against uenoral Wood wi not he used against Ihe jiresoi governor. THERE ARE those who do no believe a city should spend'mone for parks and tilings beautiful an cnUurnl. This Is a mistake. Th aiiud and heart is inllueiK and affected by hcauly; beautiful surroundings. A beaut fa! park is a beaulifnl sermon to everyone n lio sees it or -isisses by. I', exerts ft deep, though silent in- on Ihc-so who visit if, tlmf. conlrihulcs something that is fun- li.tmculitl to their lives. Nn com- munity ever wasted any money In building tor its people bcatilifnl surroundings, JACK, A Airedale dog, accused of sheep killing in Kayetic Comity, Kcnli.'cky, was brought in- to co'irl to answer Ihe'charge, with v., his life at Thc, case dr.isced out in court, lawyers understand, but the other day a farmer, healing a dis- tiirbaiife among his sheep, fired tlncfi shots, killing Jatk and his mclhor. H begins in look iiUc there is one way for an alerl citizen to tahlish the farts, even when courts tail. MOTHER VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 23, 1929. NUMBER 35 HANGED X SAYS TEXS WILL -Zeppelin Weathers Storm 300 Miles Off Japan ESCAPE n n K x rf HOUSTON', Texan, Aug. ItliotiRli Hie tropical storm that loved steadily west and northwcsl- and Thursday was 750 miles ff the coast of Texas, no danger is rcdictcd from the disturbance, tlio bureau ani'ioiinccd. Nor are the cooler temperatures f Thursday and those predicted or Friday due to this disturbance.! t was cloudy and unsettled weatli- r which held the maximum tem- icratiire Wednesday to degrees. ive degrees below the maximum or Tuesday. A brisk east andj ionlheast also helped lo emper the August beat. The stale average Wednesday was 09, willi dnplu tlie hottest city with Its. There are uo severe winds iic- .'Oinpanyiiig tlie tropical squall, ac- cording to vc'ulher bureau reiiorls. I'ho location Thursday was north- west of the island of Cayman and tli of extreme western Cuba, Italian Schneider Cup Contender Killed uid moving ward. west northwest CARACAS, Venezuela, AUK. A devastating ImrriCLine Northern Venezuela causing consid- erable damage in the forest dis- trict and disrupting trolley service In severaruf the larger towns, dis patches from Macuto Ouayra, Miqiiutla said, today. arid HAVANA, Cuba, Aug. ler rific hurricane which lias been ex- pected to strike this island for this lust several days was reported by the national observatory today trt bo upproticliftig'lliG city of Santiago do Cuba. IIRSHIP Any Bolt MHiht 'Have Blown Graf and Human Cargo to Bits. ERMAN AVIATR1X LEADS ON HOP TO PASSENGERS NERVOUS Storm of Several Minutes Seems Like Several Hours to Tnem. ON BOARD THE GHAF ZEl'PE- En Route from the Kasumi. gama Fhing Bieldt Japan, lo Angeles, s A Aug 33 The Giaf Zeppelin, on the third [leg of her round the flight j todav MHxessfull) passed through the worst storraSn tho .history ei her (ravels. The .airship (III. storm wiiliiii 300 nilles after Ihe start from Kasumigaura and for several minutes, which seemed tike hears, (he passengers watched the vivid flashes of lightning play about'the bilge air liner, any one of which if il had registered a di- would have blown Ihe (jraf and her cargo to lilts. KOIIT WOI1TI1, Ans- .Mary von Mack, Clerrnan led the contestants in the women's aii'j START FROM JAPAN HADE. KASUAIIGAUKA Alt! KIBUJ [water ever attempted by an oir craft, the, Zeppelin bcrc drrhy umiy from this point for -fapan, Aug. out Tulsa, (he iicxt control point, at o'l the longest sustained flight ovci o'clock this morning. Miss Jiiyjk was followed at reg. ular one minute intervals by Ihe ilt today tor I.os other, contestants who spent the Ihe third leg of her flight Might here. the world. Oladys O'Donnell of l.oug Keach, I lius" had held tlir Calif., was leading in chspscd lime Btimt ilir llllcr captive here :K after yesterday's races. hours Ijeyond (ho time scheduled fcr her to continue her iligbt fled wilh tliu slackening of Ihe cros? winds which had swojit tlie tieh a'l morning and under expert dlrec 'ion Commander Hugo ICckener ex DAMAGED PLANE FORCES MRS. BARNES TO QUIT Aiig. Florence Lowe, liarues of San Ma- Calif., was forced lo with- 1'erienced 'no difficulty in draw from Die women's Kunta Alon- ifa-Cli.'voJand air dorby on account ilnmiiKO her plane as a re- sult of crashing in landing here yes- terday. away. MILES FROM, JAPAN. Aug. Tlie Gra Zeppelin crossed Hie Japanes. coast line lo (ho Pacific Ocean thi: levelling and at nine o'clock wa: approximately 4W miles northeast of Toklo. east PREAR8ANGED> DUEL ON GEORGIA STREET IS FATAL TO TWO AGED TEXAN TAKES FIRST TRAIN RIDE TO PLEASE FOLKS Events in the Lives of Little Men WHERE TriEV Mtto SEED Meets Instant Death When Seaplane Pluncjes into Lake. SECOND PLANE WRECKED Italy's Hopes of Victory, in Big Races Off England Next Month Wane. KO31K, Aug. hones for. victory-iu.'the Schneider cup held off int Isle of; Wight, .'month, received a severe setback today when Captain Giuseppe Mot- la, member of the Italian Schneider ;iip learn, was killed almost iusv Woman's Lover, 10 Years Younger, Dies on Same Gallows. MEETS DEATH BRAVELY Succeeds in Second Attempt to Kill Mate When He Learns of Romance. lilH.b, Quebec. Aug. A. middle-aged woman, Mrs. Mario the mother of eight children, and her lovej- were banged here oday for the .murder of the wo- man's liiubamj, Zeppir viaii, 6.2. Mrs. Vfau, the sixth woman to pay the extreme penalty dn the his- tory of Canada, bore up bravely till the end, sixteen minutes after Phil: bert Lefebre, her suitor, died on lUe'sanie trap.- Mrs- Vlau was 4'2 and Iier lover, a World War veteran, ten years her junior. Lefebre, without relatives in this district, said lie was lone- some. Mrs. Viau wept softly. Vis- cpnnt Wlllfngdon, governor-general of Canada, 'signed an order-iu-coun- cfl removing tlio last hope they had of escaping I lie gallows. It was.the sheer loucsumcnoss ot Victoria News of Long Ago SKA ISLAND COTTON, From Mr..MoriU ClouilL ol .Long Molt, bvoUicr ot Mis. P. Lei- the same size. 'Their shell is form, dark grey m color >vHU a diamoiul between the told, who came IIP on Tnosday, we .enni tluil Ute. crops in liis scollon ire itcigiiifioieiit, aiid that lie luis cotton plants over, three feel higli tluit nrc in bloom. He is grooving i variety of the stupie io tays liiis yioldetl the enormous t mount o[ 2f200 pounds lo Uie iic eyes. This is disltug Ihom from all other species. DIES IN HOUSTON 'ai.tly vvbeit his plane plunged inlo thc rural cpuimunily of Montpelier, the hike nt llesonanzo in a trial flight. Only a few weeks ago another iplitne of the Italian learn met .t galiiillar fale al almost the identical spot bul the iiilot, escaped wilh only minor injuries. Mrs. W. J. (lantler. of lions- It ton, died in Mint city Thursday eve- only recently Hint they Inhabit Ibese .waters and the discovery was made by a -Xcrlnern fisherman 03' accident. This is'.Mr. Maliou's sec- ond yew in the business and he cxpscts to handle from to uiiiK at o'clock after an illnuss of sevbrel weeks. Mrs. Gitnlier was fiirincrly Jliss Viola KlBlK, (lie only daugliter of tlio late .Mayor August Klein of this ESCAPED CONVICT IS. GIVEN 2ND HEARING ON BURGLARY CHARGE Marvin Smith, 27, escaped con- via captured .in tbis city Sunday nifcht, given auotlier jireliniin eity, and was born in Victoria Sep- "'is morning on one ginned llul. He also says that this autumn. The drawback Hits famous Sea Island cotton 'his, as lo the fish business, is ;rows to perfection on his farm I1lc' uncertain and expensive trans- biu that a different process from From The Advocate ofj common gin U necessary lo August 24, ISS'J. separate it from tho seed. Ho has used two rollers.on small scale NUflSKIlY KEHRV BOAT, ivith success by liand, the long The ferry boat so long in con- staple passing uninjured between .j temptation by thc people of Mis- the rollers ami leaving the seed to fall upon the ground. With ade- quate machinery on the siwnc idan. Mr. Clomll thinks that rfea Islam] colton v.-oultl be more profitable the green seed variety, as clean it brings from 35 lo than when 40 teut.s por pound. can -see no reason why this valuable variety could not be Krovvii siurccss- rollcr W.OVKK. Oa., AIIR. I'.-ite itiiddleston. ami Maix'tisl Drown. arc dearl here (oilay. j The two men fonght a duel pre-1 arraiifwl lo settle an enniily ot long slnnd center of the town and shot it out with buckshot at arms' WEATHER REPORT miOWNSVILLK. Tex.. Aujr. Ihc1 -Thomas K. Hns.sell. 79, has'taker, his first (rain ride. The old man [recently boarded the "Iron Horse" 1 for a vacation trip lo Kerrvlilc "jtist please the folks." Hussell came lo Brownsville in Knsl cloudy 1S72 and had not been out ol tho valley since 1SSI, when he was niplil and Saturday and probably called lo San Antonio by the ilealh showers On Iho toast. West Partly cloudy [of his father, a. pioneer Texan and and one of the commanders ot the Tex- scattered showers tonight and Sat as navy. He made Hull trip by unlay. stage. sion Valley has finally been put in operation at I he Nurseries. It Is said In be a commodious.' substan- tial and safe ci-aft and will doubt-1 I temhor S, 1S32. She mis a ypuiigjcf "le lhr''c "-'''arBCs ot burglary woman of tho sweetest character hero, and Ihe news of her untimely dealh was receiver) liere wilh great sor- row. In addition lo her husband [anil one sou, she is survived by her I mollter and six brothel's. Waller of j Little Iluck, George of Houston, (Arthur of lleaumont and Alfred, August and Milton ot this city, Tho funeral took place from the residence ol Mrs. August Klein burglary of Ihe Yesterday he was bound over to Iho grand jury in the sum of in connection with the burglary of Clarence Schiicherl's residence and today in the same amount for breaking info thc Cleveland store, where lie was captured. He is still to be given an examining trial in Ihls'aflornooii at station. inlcrinunl in Iho Kverjjreeiii Smith was heavily guarded diir less prove a mnst valuable enliven-! Cnndcry. Jlev. C. Herbert Itcese jllg thc hearings, which were held to the inhabitants of a largo ol I'hilarlclphia. former lector of r.cfore Justice T. am snipe cf thicWy iiopnlrvted ten-ilory. jllio Kpi.icopal Church of tbi.s ,lc llotllillg ,o 'whet Wo cozigratnlale the promoters of jofficlalffrt. The pallbearers were nislricl AUomcj. j thc enterprise upon their SIICCCSK. and Krlo .Schneider. Jim and and we prcriic.l for them an iron bridge at no distant day. Plenty of county bridses and good coun- fuily here. Certainly Iho piocess of ginning wotilrl hi simple and cheaper than the morojty roads-arc what Victoria t'onn- coiupliratcd saw gins now In usujtv wauls and must if she loi the shorter The [would keep up wilh the jirnprossivn Advocate o( June IS. ISS'J. j The Advocate of Oc- s. Jlober 12, ISSft. TOUT I.AVACA TL'RTI.KS. The diamond backed Inrtlc busi- ness hid? fair lo itilo iTal imporiance. Through Ibe courtesy 01 -Mr. llati.'li we made the iicqunfiiMiirc of ,M. g. Mnhon, pleasant who has now 1300 of this valuable Kpcrics of! .liu-k Hunt. Jf. (Ins -laniicson. A. Lawrence and V. Vandenbergs, Jr. vlicre Kippir Vlau and liis wife liv- id, that led Mrs. Vlau lo become1 he sixth woman victim of Canada's Vfau had a farm, lint il yielded lira a scanty income, and he often vent to lumber shanties some dis- iiucc away to work. Mrs. Viau had eight youngest three and the oldest keep her com- mny, but slie wanted love, l.efebre s alleged have supiilied lhat. Gossip spread, and Viau heard .t when he home. He warned his wife and Lcfehre to end their romance. When he went on h'.s next Irip tn the shanties he carrie.l pills with in by his wife. lie ill, but apparently on the road IT recovery, lie more poison in hia racdfdno and additional poison in his soup. He died. WEATHER DELAYS ATLANTIC FLIGHT OF CAPT. COSTE NEW ATTEMPT MADE WE LAW SMASHED j TO PLEASE ENGLAND IN CONNECTICUT CITY AT HAGUE MEETING lurtlc In K.ns teediug them for the I orable weallicr today continued to delay the start of Captain Dindonni- fall market in XVw York, where from b dozen. ti-n to twelve r-onuds i TUB IlAOl'E, Aug. was launched today to ave the Hague