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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 26, 1929, Victoria, Texas Filled, Exclusive Optomelritl B09-10 Welder Dldg, Phone 233 -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURN1TUBE.AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Tertru Phone H. French, Publisher. VOLUME 32 JTRSVWCTOR1A AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND. SOUTHWCSF IN GKNERALT Timely Topics "THE SENSIBLE world but o evolution of truth, love, and e or Ihelr oiiposltes in .HE, THE MOST important crop rais- ed on the farms of America in poo- pie and It Is from the rural dU- .trlcls tho population of the titles coineb The general census revealed ;thal Ihoto arc children under 15 years of age In llie cities Of this country, on fikVmH, and 6 In villages. Thu Id population oil fauns is about pci cent of the total while in the cities jt Is per cent of the total. The census report; also reveals that there are children on farms for every I persons with in Ihe ages termed' potential par- ents. The clllcs have only 615 chil- dren for every persons class- ed as potential parents. This means that there is a certain pro- portion of the young people-on the farms going to the cities when they reach maturity and Hint the birth rate is higher in llie rural weas. The farms must educate alltlicKc children, Including those who go h the city and use their education (here. This immediately suggests that Ihe rural .schools should be given liberal financial support from state funds, thereby Including those municipalities in which many of these young people will make their homes and earn their living while adding to the Ilia cities. FIRS.T, "Prepare lo die, I'm go Ing lo shool Second, Fust, "I promised I'd shoot an) body that looks like me." Snoua, "bo I look like l-'irsl, "Yes" BALL PLAYER, "We gave llie umpire fifty bucks to let us win thc J-'ilend, "And still yon Player, umpire was croaked." A NEW USE for the lowly term, printer's ink, has lieen discovered by enterprising bootleggers, pro. liibition officers St. Louis re- cently seized M cases of Canadian lic'er which had been shipped to that city from Detroit labeled 'Printer's Ink." STICK TO your safeguards and you'll stick around. AN UNCOMFORTABLE place to live Is just beyond yoiir income. A TOUGH bird usually has a foul mouth. TONS OF HAY, tons of turnips', and tons or other agricultural pro- ducts arc something' that mcsl of ns can conceive of, but it is hard to conceive of tons ot money. How- ever, there is a place where tons of monoy are almost an every divy occurrence, ami Ihis place Is known as Iho Jinreau of Engraving mid Printing, ,-iml located in Washington. This is Uncle Sam's paper mon- ey factory ;vnit it is said for months a', a time workers in this 'building turn out six tons of paper money a day. This money Is manufactured and hauled through the gates and clown the streets In Washington to the Unilcd Slates Treasury. A queer looking truck on four wheels like sleep ot the peacefnu inhabitants by ils insufferably discordant and monotonous Jlngle-ling-a-llng every night In order, -suppose, that he I mm. Hovered. Over City for two Hours Until Day- break. COMMANDER IS ILL ilLLlEEHN Modern Machinery to be Used and Fast Progress Will Be Made. GRADE IN FINE SHAPE Other Contracts Affecting Highway No. 12 Wilt Soon Be Let. Tho work of paving Highway No: in victoria County start near Teltciner Tuesday morning undei A contract let by the State Highway Commission to Dodds anil 1 Wcttcgarlnei of San Beniio last 'month The contract includes .the section of the highway extending, from Victoria to the Jackson Conn ty line The same firm has contract for Highway NO. 12 Hi jAokson County from Edna to the Wbarlon County line. The lifglmay Hill be paved to a width of eighteen feet with, con- crete. In oidcr to take the crooks" put ot the highway practically all oCjtlie old.rnnte In this county abandoned and the new route is as straight iys an arrow excepting a. gentle curie leading lo the western approach of the Garcitiii, Creek .bridge .did blight in the- western suburbs the citj. AU railroad crosblngb also beea eliminated Prom Victoria to tha Jiv.-ki.oii County hue the grade is in excellent condition and ready for pacing for its entire length. The of placing the Victoria- Uollad County section in condition for piling is proceeding rapidly. Dodds ami "Wettegartner ars equipped with all modem machin- ery for carrying Uut (heir pzvlr-g contracts. They .ire laying new- steel forma to enclose the widlb. ot the loadnay that is to be paved. These not only bnrve to held tha; concrete but are used as tracks for tho grading, raising, pouring and leveling enabling ths work lo be with the great- est diapjtcli and a minimum of hibor The firm has installed a large crane along the railroad at Tclfcrner for unloading sand and gravel and has a bis machine there v" that inijcej, ihebe products, In the required quvititlea foi the addi- tion of cement and loads the, mix- ture on trucks. The first paung will begin at a point about two miles west ot Tel-' temer and proceed in Ihe direction of Tclfcrner. Water to be used iii [the lias been piped j from the Hillmann well at Telfar- j ner. All of the small bridges along llie highway liavc been completed. Thc bridge Across the Garcltaa SAOtNAW. Jiltii., Aug. only major brtdga 1 structure- that has been finished. Hop from Tokio, Mostly Over in 79 Hours. VINES K'lELD, IMS ABIT. Graf Zeppelin ill .depart tonight for Uikeliurst, %ew Jersey, to round- the-world flight, Commander Hugo Uckener announced upon ihe land- of the airship here at' o'clock this morning from Toklti, Japan, Dr. Eekener Is still suffering frcm a slight attack of plqiuaiiie poisoning, which he suffered short- ly after leaving japan. He cut short the welcoming ceremonies after leaving Ihe Zeppelin and went at once to rooms reserved for him at the Ambassador Hotel. Myiiig from to feet fir a multitude of spectators, the giant German air liner compldled the third leg of its world flight at 50 o'clock Ibis morning, when If flew over Mines Field, about Hi miles from Angles. The dirigible Hovered over l.os Angeles for two hours till daybreivi then proceeded back lo Mines Weld; where it finally came to earth. A fog hung over tho field the ground creiv took- the first "spider" dropped from the airship and tugged at the ropes to bring it toward the hangar. After 22 min- utes of maneuvering lhe Graf was safely moored. Detachments of marines and sailors marched out keep the over-curious crowd from damaging the craft. The Graf mace a safe landing here ?t) hours and five minutes af- ter leaving Tokio OH her Iic-p, moslly over water. RECEIVED LIMIT residing here visits some- else, forllivvilh not only 1 her friends arc astonished, and i liagrincd (o read Mirs-------. that charming. in Federal court here, Judge Arthur J. Tattle sentenced i Henry'Blair, farmer, to five years imprisonment and 510.000 tine for violation of the prohibition law. It is tho, first maximum sentence un- mw lr find him in the morn- swccl ing. We venture to say the owner or lhat horse never gave him a are meal unless H was from ihe premises of rome one else.. That The Colelto Creek and Arenosa Ci-eck bvidgcs are nearfng comple- tion. All bridges and culverts are of concrete. Tho work of placing; forms for the long uincrelM gan. 1 some male will ache during her ab- or Uiul "havoc has been by her lo all thc seriously wounded In Arab works' hlrn hard a11 men's hrarls. during her stay and WEATHER'BEPORT Tonight and Tuesday generally lack on Ihe of Chay. fin. which was deserted by th0 in- habitants. Among the dead in Jerusalem is ivi Knglish officer, T. Host of lhe Palestine. Immigration Ueparl- meni, who was killed In an Arab Continued on page two) he beats and ly and that he either borrowed or toi.nd the bell he puts on him, that he is a selfish Advocate of August 10, 1SS9. j I DISGUSTING tT.ATTKRY. The freedom and familiarity will; {which some shovers on coun- und wretrhcrt by her This .oriainly sounds person more like ridl- compliment. And when I this Is by a per- who i.< n loial straiiwr to thn lady rafurrcd to. it savors of Imper- der the Jones act imposed In Mlclil- jtrosllc tn the (luadal'iipc River val- jley a few miles west of Ihe cltv- iwas begun u is-expected j that the Highway Commission will let Ihe contract for tho new- bridgn across the river at Victoria In a short time. The plans were recent- approved by tho War Depart- CANADA MERCHANTS BURN PICTURE WINDSOR. Oat.. Aug. 2fi.-t.lNS) than M.tHi" "comic" picture ment. This was necessary of llie nirer being an authorized section of the tntra" on page two) nuimjj i fit ll ot CiK the joys of visiting QmAl Mroycd Wind! Us sor ftftcr Slayer E. Jackson complained to Premier Ferguson that the cards save the Province a bad reputation. Due to incessant not much, progress has been made in paving Continued on pane two) I... ;