Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Advocate (Newspaper) - August 28, 1929, Victoria, Texas                                L M'FADDIN PROVES IT PAYS TO POISON COTTON -Fitted >R. JACK RA'HN Exclusive 1-10 Welder Bltlg. Phone 233 ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION- FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 159 French, FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND "sOUTHWLSf IN GENERAL. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST Subscription: Per Annum Timely Topics NUMBER 39 THE sliln'd web (hat whil fen In thc sun, ,111111 In bcilng .shown j fupnn. i --M0011B. j I want to "cash In" on the economic davelopiiicnt, L In some safe, dependable jiany making alrphine.s, if yon suih a manufacturer ami you 'sit with 'your lurc.il- t until Ihe harvest days come, s lino often hecu mudu rtnspoit ulon -and Its luxuries. s ike mil sllll tu some extent, falnp-ow tiers and D.illroads next, on a i Oe itid. lalcr, automobiles, next development will be in ill Air travel has just begun. I'ok- tlie (Jcrmiin manufacturer, has hiiHHOlf with Genera) In llns country, and both uiofll (hoieby. This company MORE OIL COUNTY tf m lilt Its billions i ul ivhile SltlJjToy Dirigible Mistaken Here For Graf Zeppelin SCi i W tv> -._ uj K 88 X K n and Medal for Victoria SoldtersjlTfljfi'pill .in aiitomo- that Industry is far-seeing exet looking ahead, in the a.ir. Poison Costs 7c Per Pound! and Five Pounds Used Per Acre. UNP01SONED CROPS FAlLJ Well Known Victorian Dem- snipou IT dnstrates Necessity for i Insect Control. who made Herman planes during the war, ex- i bis expansion in this conn-! County farmers who boon ill. says that total i (heir cotton for Ihe leaf [reduction in tlie United -States j wol'm aml WOL'vil Iwvc'a it v In me should be at least Among Planes annuallv. u seems i fs A' fol- ,re it mini >er when you ihiuk of i "K to llis fan" li'e, lien, m one.place. But H wi., ALSO THOUGHT U S BLIMP ibonl one plane to each .thou-j lns u j Robin Hodd Shoe Company o{ i hy tbe weevils still nnincr- Sf I Raclr rif in the air is anfer now I ol  .IILII .UUJluei 01 ID acres liat r.i-m> u-ith mass pradnd.on. Ile ,misimica Ulreo he I II rtatmn soon outer Myil Held !n-WhlBl, i the most noisoilillll Innlcs In- Ilin nplMUireil over Ihe it a height of about silvery body, gon- ngs an exact the. Zeppelin am _ poisoning looks by far Ihe feet. jmosl iironiibins. In a third field j j THE NEWSBOYS in New York j where he used no nninui Ihe CIOJP! mai1! art. given an outing, each summer j will be almost u complete failure, a certain camp, where they swim j Ml, McKaddin nses calcimn arse-! (he" lorn. Ihal' tC and play Samcs lo I heir heart's con-1 hi3 olHlrMons I u "'hok'Kilu miainitlcs Ktjflighl to Uikeh'urst i spike was BCII.US ready to swim seven cenl.s per Ile used it had been announced you re six pounds lo the acre in each otj lllrfihin woulll ovci. south j .the three applicaUons in his 70- st ,olls thc acre field at a cosl o( ?l.2U j acre and live pounds lo the l" in oach of (he nine applicaih.ns in i' "'C' .bis field. maLU the cost fv" ll'S" W.15 per acre, and despite tlio failures all around him he is sure lo make a crop (hat will much more than pay for the poison. j Whim (lie leaf worn first made its (appearance he was unable to poi son his field with the ordinary lo chines because the xroiiiul was to Hugo when Urick faid, "Say, pretty dirty, aren't "Yeh." drawled back Spike. "I missed the train last change. MANY A MAN has a hard time because ha takes (hlngs easy. SHE', "Where is your chivalry." He. "I InrniMl it in for a. Knick." C IT! ELITE i Noted Geologist Backed by j Eastern' Capital to j Drill Well. IREFUGIO FAULT LINE Structure Traced Through County and Oil Field is Extending This Way. Karl !J. Reynolds, widely known geologist, who for the piebent is Publ'lC Finally Be'Cjinnilig tO; making his headquarters III Son TakO Interest in LOCal lecenlly completed a stir- Ypfjgn I vcy of Ihe dome Mug lietiveeii the Ouadalnpe and San Aulonio Hiveis and the Colelto MEN. TO ACTj Creek in the southern poition ot j Victoria has made "Arrange Feast and Light Company lo n- r? u j i isenls. .Mr. Reynolds is laid to re- IS tO GlVe Gold Medal. j area the moU promi, ins oil territory in this, section of Because nf the fine shciwinBJ the slate and is arranging (o block mad.e by Company "fj" illth Kn-jseveral thousand acres lor a cash gineers. Victoria's Kutional Guard trooji, :il the iccont state encamp- ment at Talacios, where the com- excelled in military tactics, consideration and drilling contract The uci'eage dosiied by the geo legist adjoins the holdings of file Texas Company and I'ell'y 1'etro- building and marksmanship le'nm Company. The Texas Cfirii- i and -won Ihe brigade baseball 1 iwny has the McFaddln Kdiicli and the .business men lands in thai vicinity under" lease, includlui; a puiiioii ot tlia of the city are arranging tp tender the soldier hoys a testimonial bar- Warden Ranch, ami recently becnc to be held al Ihe City lll.eso nrfor Victoria News of Long Ago to. viewing such objects lo dis-l tinguish thc, differcpce. People crowded into the streets all secdona of the cily to gaze [upward at the supposed globe cn- .If WILL not ho very long before 1 the piihUc in HJ cities in the lUiit- cd Stales will he able to send mes. by radio. The Federal Radio muddy to line I hem and he engaged an airplane from Corpus t'iirisli to 1' two dusliiiRs, coslhiK Jr, (or V mvanleil one wlre-i each apphcaUon ot Oil pounds, or company forty of the availabl cnitiiicntal point fo point channels. Thc reason so many were allotted to one firm is so thai It will lie en- abled lo fnr.ii.-ili a comprehensive system of wireless cr.nininnicalion in competition ivftli the telograph Another step forward will he the lomplcUoa wilhln Ihe next few month's of the world's firrft con- hlant nninilorini; station. will erected at Grand Is- l.nd, NCh. TIuMmrpnSenfthiSSta- tion will he to afford brnadcast.ns per ;icie, cost of the poison. PANIC IN PALESTINE AS BLOOD THIHSTY TRIBESMEN MARCH AHS. Intelligence reached thc city lo Ihe iofftcl llmt .Mr. Chns. Ueck. a higli- I ly esleemcd citizen liviiiK three miles from here on Sluing (Jreeh, buried in liis well, and :ii larKO number of JIiv Heck's friends, In- vludinK Or. Sutherland, were .soon on their way to the .scene. The un- fortunate man was engaged In put- ting a furbins.iu his well, the olti fine bciiij; of wood and partly j actually flying over Victoria. T'1B lo put a ovtr. (he dpjrcnl of Ihe I'iivhinj of ceincnl down ijislde dirigible afforded a thrill for which iiiiKht have been tvho thought that (he Graf had met lately done, but HUltlKU ALIVE.. [piece of board across (he well prc- 1-alo in the forenoon of Monday, I vented tlia man's release nnd the i question of sawing it in two was i PROCESS OF LAYING ENT fAVEKH' i geo survey. The Com- is now making a similar sur- j vey of its block. The Texas Com- and his compnnioiis and It ivas not until Hie ley began to collapse and come within closer v.icw that it be- came known that the Xeppeliu. then speeding over was not (wo) 'trary to the advice of those pros- reports spread throughout tho Holy Uiml tliat a large force of Rcdonlns 'li.-id revolted aKainst Itrillsh rule! nmiirn nunw DRIVES FAMILY OVER CLIFF INTO LAKE AND un n cno ntLU run i moving the old lumber. While al fladons an opiwrtunity to have t t Ilieir freiiiiencips rberked, fcy'iiatl revolted aKainst Itrillsh rule1 >-'-ANU. AUK. mwns of whlcli thpy will .be able the Kuise of anti-Semitism Frank K' 'ls- drove himself. V1 (o stay on tho proper length, avoiding the "whislle1' whieli so nucntly interferes with rcceiv- ITH. The value of this service may lin seen from the fact that there aiv in the United Statos today Ifi.dlW amateur tvansmlltlng op- proxinu'.ely l.fiOO government sta- I'.UOO stations, and sev- thousand commercial Ntatl'oitx, otlici's engaged in particular march oiJ Sclma' lllclr son, over an So-fool cliff into and were massing thronshonl the lieersheba region Palestine. l.akn today jusl oulside the The Arab foices arc reported lo icily limils. nimihM-at least 2.UOO and iiichiding The police believe ihc pluiise a hirso force nf .tebel Druso tribes-1 was made in an altempt to kill the men. Ihe mosi bhmd thirsty of all j occupants of the car. Tiro baby Moslem warriors, are said hi onl-Uvas drowned in (lie lake and his coast miarils- number by far Uio .-nallahlc Hritish burly recovered by iniops in raleslinc confirmed rumors There arc nn-f men. (hat Jerusalem Andrews will formally services. Is in srave danger from (he artvanc- with murder In connection with i liordes, the death of his son, tbe police said. work he incautiously moved a por- tion of Iho curbing which snppnri- .od a vast quantity of earth and jilown It tame upon him, burying iniore. 11 was ni Jirsl ihoughl thai Ir; iva.s crushed or smollierccl to death, hut fortunately he was found t.i lie alive and operations were his wtranscrt wife.if 'hcsml Ior 1l's A wall wood vras soon conslrncted to protect thc men at ivork in removing tho dirt. All day the laborious work continued p.nd when one became exhausted another took, his place. All sorts of rumors were allonl on tbe 1 streets. Al time it was satrtl ho nearly released, al another ll'.at (hi' well had caved in. At aboiil Mr. C. Xirjacks and Mr. charg- being discussed, i Inter Mr. Iludolpli; HiMiielhiiiB like feet of IS- ilelchior iwrived 'and, it was Is bciiiif laid daily ed, brought the welcome news that :b-. road Air. Beck was safe, lint this mi-ut was cotitradiclod on Hie riial of olhers about nine o'clock wiMl uonslonand HIE, Kastcvii world, al niEht saying that the earth Hlibon of concrelo wm started During, the oftcr-i lwo tllis Tel.' noon and after the dirt from about bl3 body had been removed, Mr. Beck, though held as firmly sis though chained 10 an anchor, talk- ed freely to workmen as lo UIK possibility of his escape from the horrible death which momentarily j probably Sunday. September S. Wild the advent of peiiice follow-i His (he World War Victoria in" is "luiOT its with mam- other "HU at PCMCMT -DUUCMZMT lost to "olltl' of CEMENT PAVEMENl ,jhas been found hard to revive this j lutcre.1 even the extent of hav-i' The slniciure .lions .1.6 linblic take some notice of j Refngio oil and gas- field is located [icen definitely traced through this area of Victoria Comity'and (he recent extensions of tho Kefu- gio field to'lhe northeast place the field within a comparatively few- miles of HID Victoria 'County line. Sir. Reynolds recently ac-'tmred an In- terest in thc Straiten lease in Itefnplo field and acres In Alascosa Only one well is beinp ilrlllcil Continued on page two) ls OUi.iuU in j harfc-e nf the project ZEPPELIN DUE TO REACH CHICAGO THIS AFTERNOON OX liOAIlD TllK OllAF XK1'- ikctared that they would bo pul-jPEMN, Ihrcalencd him. took ivfreshiiient-s lim: down lunn feet a day .sliort limo or ;when the imexperi- entcd men become accnslomtd to impelled by slron.i; hrnd winds ever Wclilcr In Hie Nursery slol- at this time In Victoria County. That is the lliimhln well on the Jay and occasionally assisted in rcmov-, of helpers are at leai'iiiK l.os AriKeles yeKter- Ihe d'rat Zeppelin on the final work they must perform. A of '1C1' round-the-world journey better low sas field but oilier deep (ests will he drilled in the near future. The Humble well has reached a'- depth of approximately 1.100 feet limn the swiftest day and night crews are still train. employed on it. No information Is Dr. Huso Kckencr. the command-, In-'inR made public about the u-ell er, estimates (hat an eight-hour run.' but il Is reported that several llksly j from Kansas City will brinK the sanils have been eiicunutered. over Chicago about 5 p. m.' i Central Standard time. The Zen--' Ing thc earth around his varioils jnhs fm. a up with his hands. At. (his writing some cleavins (Tuesday morning) it is certain: for morn vanvTclv. Mr. Beck ivas released and is little sonlu (he sand and for accident. His warm- atlaehcil frienrls vojoi-'o siuicro-.Koi-kiiiB on the drainage ly thsl he escaped what might have nieni. oihers cwering up wilh wev been a death experience lo him. ,c I'a" smooth sailins all nlgM.i Tho Advocato trusts that Mr, pocS lmoi" "inaln "f llarklll'ss v-'iM In .be w more careful ,tcc, fornis "-imp, of the now- he old well curbing. ...i........ AUK. -r-rom The Advocate of Member If r ThC "1C lhc 7, 1SSD followliiR on her flight from KU into harmony the porplojim- The cw.sln.cl.on of the j P.lso New York approM'mately I question of post-war fiaancics a me.it nowr Tuesday ftnd the great circle route and Ihe short-1 dramatic eleventh hour agreement. HARMONY AT HAGUE WEATHER REPORT Hyberg arrived and said that only ffel were buried and only'a East cloudy to nigm and Thursday. West cloudy and probably showers in the west por- tion and Thursday. this nftftrnoon more than feet had lick'ti covered with mud to "cure.'1 The contracting company has ex- Icndcd .in invitation iater- persons to drive out to the location and witness the many and vtwlcd npcratiens. Dobbs and Continued on page two) est distance, Kckencr said. the economic, slability of this con- will Include Davenport. Chicago, j tinent is virtually guaranteed lo- Detroit and Cleveland: day. t On the verge of collapse, with GOES OVER KANSAS CITV. (years of tangled intertmtimial ft- KANSAS fITV. Aug. 2S. nances, (lie Hague conference OH Traveling at a fast rale of speed. irepaYations anil .liquidation nf pnm-' the tiraf Zeppelin passed over war problems was snmcheil Kansas fity at a. m. Cenlnil Ithe brink of failure ntter a trying Standard time. eight hour session,   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication