View full pageBecome a member

Issue date:

Pages available: 4 - Used by the World's Finest Libraries and Institutions

About Advocate

Publication name: Advocate

Location: Victoria, Texas

Pages available: 165,012

Years available: 1885 - 2007

Learn more about this publication


  • 2.14+ billion articles and growing everyday!
  • More than 400 years of papers. From 1607 to today!
  • Articles covering 50 U.S.States + 22 other countries
  • Powerful, time saving search features!
Find your ancestors now
Start your Genealogy Search now
See with your own eyes the newspapers your great-great grandparents held.

View sample pages : Advocate, September 03, 1929

Get access to these newspapers Plus 2.14+ billion other articles

OCR Text

Advocate (Newspaper) - September 3, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyei Filled DR.JACKKAHN s Exclusive Optomelritt 008-10 Welder Bids, Phone 233 VICTORIA ADVOCATE AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 159 r. Geo, H. French, Publisher. rTIRSTi.VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSr IN GENERAL. Subscription: Per Annum VOLUME 32 DAILY ADVOCATE, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 3, 1929. NUMBER 20 Timely Topics MY GOOD blade carves the Ca lllles '6f meil, My hihcu llirnsletli sure, Jly strength Is -as the strength ten, Decanso my heart Is pure. ITNNYSON. MODERN .automobile consliuc1- [i, niiiloublcdly responsible tor llnVftMing of imnj lives In ll'e thou-anifijof dctldLiils occurring ilallj All steel, nie piece lioiltes, non shatterablo ami oilier suel llnnrovcmcjits afford driver and IMM-nieCii i hUhxi margin ol safely. H is a, common thins; to .witness ''l-don't-sec-how-lie-came -oul-alive" accidents, in which tli car rolled down a bank or luriiei over, only to havo ihc occupant: escape without fnajor Injuries. Carelessness: and incompetent! create a constant driving nicuac' bul progressive automobile mam facturors are a great deal t ihcko motoring safe. A NEWCOMER (o town aske Hit liwjir do jou have thi Bifii nv 'A I'i ml .Wh don't you lit leusl put hi your firs That would tie worse. My first name's 1 HV ra FUNERALTOMQRROW H Pioneer Texas L, Laid to Rest ..Mrs. I.eo Homey, 75. a former esidcnt of Victoria, died the ionic of lier son, Charles Homey, d Schroedcr, Gulind County, this Giant Sawfish from Palacios on Exhibition Here MINING IS fo necessary to mod- ern life (hat a world withon mi'lala is unimaginable. Telephone aid electric systems automobiles, surgical jewelry. and ihoii.sanils of other neres.silies and tuxurk's de pond on mining tlieir existence 7bc I'jiiHert States is lilesseil great ore deposits and a mln nit, imlnstn which Ib liv the iiishesf standards -ot-effi cienc-y, economy and science. It inns iood M lo hundreds of of wovhei's'. !t Is tiie major indit-slry in many of the Western states. And it contributes an indispensable share to our pros- perity. A BULLETIN outside church announced Sunday's ser- mon: "Do yon know what hell Underneath was printed in small- er letters: "Come aiu! bear our now organist." EVERY MONDAY we read in the nevvspapers about a lot-of hcing killed at rivUway grade cross lacs while pleasure riding on Sun day, and occasionally reiul o some railway company being suet norulng at five o'clock. Mis Home)> Mib 1 al'eth lleiilcr, (he daughter of th' ate Mr. and Mrs. Dallas lieuter, was horn in ftieden. Germany, Feb. uiu 2 !Sr4 iiid cime to tin? with hci pMcnls when Mie All I1 old the fimilj bitt Hug in Goliad County, where she continued to reside until her death with the exception of five year-> sK'iit in Victoria. Her husband, I.eo llor.iicy. a native ot Alsace- Lorraine, was a well known.fanner lis dcivth occurred here in 1025 and Mrs. Homey were married in 1875. Of eisht children, five iiii'vivc. three, daughters and two sous. They are Mrs. Henry Hencci'ling of Mar- Iii0eu Mi I I Genie-, of billion Mrs. P. Schei'len of Kdna, Char Homey of Schroeder and K. L. Homey of tills city. Surviving also' are three sisters, Mrs. Eilvanl Puclis and Mrs. Kdward Meissner of Cuero and" Jlrs. Vpit. of Bccvllle, twenty-one gi-uul children and thirteen'great grandchildren; Ihe funenl will-take plice in is tomouow morning from 16 residence of K. L. Homey at 03 Hast Red1 River street. Serv- to include lleqniem High Muss be held at Our I.ady of Lourdes "linvdi al 10 o'clock ami interment vill ho in tho Culhollc Cemetery, lev. will conduct he riles. "Johnny Reb" Himself Heath Crashet I Jewish Beauty Mobbec fur damages resulting from aforesaid accident.' tin Edward W. Hancc, of Statcsborp Ga., is of the opinion that he ir the oldest living Confederate sol- dier. He is 106 years old and served under Stonewall Jackson in the Civil War. "Ed" has bscn 'chewing tobacco for a hundred years and says lie's not going to stop after such long practice. (.International MAJOR JOHN WOOD NOT HEARD FROM "ON-PACIFIC HOP Anxiety was Sept. j expressed I'V the This iirnced'are should ue revers ell, LViid the railway coinpauie should sue Ihe survivors of 111 wrecks, or tlieir estates wher tlicre are no survivors, when the carelessly drive upon a grade crosc Ins or deliberately try to .heat th train to it. thereby endangering the lives of tiieir trainmen and pas- tiC-iiKcrs and jeopardizing their pro- pr-rly. We holicve such a courso would reduce Ihc number ot wto and train collisions. Since people know that the. rail- road is there and Hint the trains can't stop crossing; to as- icrlain if some careless persons are coming; in an ;Vitomo1iilc. occu- pants of an olfemliiic car and no', the railway company should made liable for the damages result- ing from a Illi- nois Reporter. "HAVE YOU anything lo municipal airport officials here to- day tor the fate of -Major John Wood, reported missing thirty lu.urs after taking off on a iion-stop tliulit from Los Angeles to Cleve- land. He should have arrived here late yesterday afternoon. He was competing for his share of the Odli National Air Race Derby prize. Five fatalities marred Ihe suc- cess ot the air race whcih ended Into yesterday. Ten Ihousand spec- tators viewed the events. Xoue of. lilt- accidents occurred at the air- port- HARVARD GRADUATE BURIED WiEHB'S PLOT NEAR mm Since none of Ills relatives could he It. Bookman, -10 of Houston, the Harvard Unlvt graduate who became 'A man for the benefit of his hcaltl. and who died suddenly at Fordtran Ibis cunnly, wliile visiting bis oh friend, Jim Alexander, was laid t" rest In the Alexander burial plal in Hit: County Line cemetery six miles east of Yoakum this mornins. Rev. A. .1- Carson, paslor of the First liaplist Church ot this city, conducted tlie rites. .1. K. Shows, a-friend from Houston, came here or the funeral. llackman had iinplc fluids nm'oiiK his effects to >ay his funeral expenses. THOMAS A. EDISON RECOVERING FROM PNEUMONIA ATTACK WEST OIlANOIv, K. .1.. Kept. 3. Thomas A. Edison is now completely nut of the danger singe ai.d complelins his recovery his E YOU anything 10 say. I "pass sei.te.tcer' cllilrlcs- prisoner, asked tlie jiidpe. "Xn, your honor, except that it very little lo ploase me." _ ____ THE HIGHEST building in tlie Uritish Kniplrc is only 21 stories. BURNS PLEADS for some pow- er Ihat we mlKht see ourselves as others sec us. In many instances it is a kind providence that pre- vents such personal analysis. TEMPTATION was originally pit lured as the in the Harden. We've oflen wondered how ihe indiued the lady involved i The Inventor, according Ilie Kdisou. latiRheil at thn fears of his family :yid is anxions to retiiiii lo his laboratory ami re- sume ;iome rubber cxreriments. SENATE'MEETING AFTERJACATION WASHINGTON, Sept. After ten weeks' vacation, the Senate rallied its forces on the eve of a protracted battle over the art- ministration of a new Urift bill. The debate will last through Sep- tember, October and November. that incident lo remain enough to hear what it said. Ions BURLAP BAG MURDER MYSTERY-WOLVED EDISON ABLE TO SIT UP A FEW HOUR'S NOW. WEST N. .1.. Sept. 3. Alra Kdison is now able lo sit up for a few hours! day simo becoming; afflicted with pneumonia August 111. ICdisoti promised Henry Ford he would attend the fiftieth anniver- sary, of Ihe Invention the incan- descent lamp in nearhorn. JUch., October 21. He is coucoutratinK on one recovery. MQKKtS. 111. Sept. Mystery surrounding the finding near here of a woman's iiudc body sowed in a hurlap bag 'deepened t" day as authorities searching.' for tin; murderer who the vic- tim's body iu A perfect stale of pre- servation for over a monlii. The body was found yesterday weighted down by a 40-pound rock by u woman who fainted after open- ing it- Had Gallant, Record as Sol- dier of the Southern Confederacy; BUILT TOMB'FOR FAMILY Body Reposes in Magnificent .Mausoleum of Colorado Marble. Funeral services for Peter H. leading r.inchnian of He- fusxio Comity and one of the last .Tiirviviug Coufeden'Je whose, death occurred at his ranch homo near -McFaddiu Kmiday after noon at o'clock, worc-held al Ilie residence Monday afternoon at o'clock and were aiic-nded by people from the whole and many distant points. The body was deposited in v. magnificent nausoleum lit Colorado' marble, erected by the deceased- six years igo a sliort disiauci: from the resi- dence and 1.11 Ihe site of his fath- er's old vouch, home. The ers were his six israudsons, H. A. Smith, M. C. Smith, K. Pagan, W. P. Pagan, C. C. Smith. and S. I'. Pagan. Rev. M. rnis. Catholic minis ter, Woodsboro. conducted the riles. Aiupug the numeious floral tributes was a wreath from the William P. Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy. "Taps" was sounded by T. Meaner, Victoria Boy Scout- Mr. was buried In a suit of Confederate gray, one of his last rctpieslo. Peter llonry was horn iti D County. May ij, at al- nnsl the exact place where he lied, ilis father, FiiKan, was a noted scout during Iho Tex- is-JIcxicaii War ;ind a close friend anil companion of "Deaf Kmitli. He was captured with Col. J. W. Fanniu's command and while im- prisoned way saved from execution by m'ighhnriiii; Mexicans whom he he hufriendcd before tho war. They lirid sliiugluered sonic1 cattle on the IIL: of. Ihe massacre and him :i quarter of beef to carry with t'.icm to a noarby or- irliiii-d. ile did not know the pur- wse of the ruse nnlil he heard KIII, and tlio cries com- -.ides. Kollowii.K !'is rescue he tn make his way to (Sen- eral Hnm Houston's army, reaching it a few days after the Ilatlle of Sail .lacinlo was foiiRbt. informa- tion of which lie received from "Deal" Smiil. upim crossiim Ihe llrazos llivcr. Nicholas Ka- pan was a member of the party that as-misled in thf rescue placed oii exhibition in I Aloud iv fish is 15 feet loni; Circled Over Coruna Before Proceeding to Fried- richshafen. ONLY 950 MILES AWAY Giant German Air Liner Crosses Atlantic for Fifth Time Within Year. t OHUXNA. Spain, Sept. Graf Zeppelin completed tile trans-Atlantic fliKlit from Lake- hursri'in Kriedrichshafen this after noon, reaching Coruniui on th? Spanish cpast at p. in. and circling over the city before pro- ceeding to her home port. tormina lies at Iho' cvti tip of Spain where Mie Hay of Hiscay joins the Atlantic' OeeAn, l( is MO miles west of iM'iedricli- shafeii. ZEPPELIN SOD MILES WEST: OF LISBON ON A LINE IJlMdN, .Sept 3 Oiaf speeding from Lake- hural to Friedrlchshafen.. reporte'd uid'Miss Lisl'ooldarbeiter; of Austria, "er Posllton at S 00 .1 m. as ap Th.. M.I-.II I UOU pounds its s who won the title of "Miss Uni- IILIII, J. IIU.KI in lL-V.Ui IiiLfisii verse" at the Galveston Beauty v s cipuiicd ill the watLls Contest, waE'the center of an anti- 'of the Iwiv aloim- with auollier of Jewish riot in Bucharest, Rumania, I almost ctiiiiil size. ;and narrowly escaped serious in- Tiicre were fyurtecn of the (isli jury. Lady Mary rieatii, premier British in ono school arid since they sel-1 aviatrix, is near death in a Cleve-jilo'ii freiinenl. shallow land .Hospital following a plan: Iliirrctl and Jaekbon mistook them crash in which she and her mechan-. for rcdfish. "They were making; ic smashed through a factory roof, beautiful mud stirs and we Ihought Lady Heath was attempting a side, sure they were said bank when the wing of her plane ri'lt. struck a wire and side-slipped into I The monsters ruined a new (International Xewsreel) the factory. {Internaliinuil MRS. A. J. EKSTRUM ANQ JOHN SIGMUNB I [net fin' tlu: fishermen am! ]capsized ilicir boat. H required! nearly five hours for them to land' the two fish, which'had hecomu en- in the net. Ilarrctt ami Jackson also report- 1 sishling nn IS-foot shark in (In en [shallow waters of Hay at i-P 111 inninTMT tha'lime (hey were battling will) IT IN turlmnce iu the suit drove !hi fish iulo Hie hay. Mrs. A. Kkstrum, on returning. 'BY RETURN MAIL' to this ciiy with her husband and a parly of friends from Port Lavaca Monday afternoon, suffered a bad cut on Hie left arm when her car I'Om'iiIetely overturned in loose snivel ali.uR the highway near Da- Costa. John Slsmund received minor bruises and Ihe oilier occil- pants of the car weer imimured. j B Kkstrum is under trca.mcn, j f it the Victoria Hospital and will ho i t While, blind probate here. .iiJiL' m) lidiiicr (liiii ;iu. .1-1 s with marriaite of young; couples did who :ilsu had bis ;s i, i.Kl supiilv h in with a treated at Ilie hospital, was able i KO home in a short while. CHRISTIANS KILLED BY ARABS-AS JEWS eULSEINVAtt I LONDON, Sept- eral casualties resulted in at tuck of armed Moslems upon Chris- tians at iieihan. northeast of Jcru salem. according lo accounts, fi Jerusalem published here this aft ernoon. l Attacks by Arabs against th ,lewish colonies'at Hitting and Alii par were repulsed. Reports tha lAiaus attacked an American-Jev colony at Jiidgul were denied. CONFEDERATE VETS HOLDING REUNION AT USED AT YDAM I.OCKI1AUT. Tex., Kept. electric motor propelled train llr was placed in service bulwce i niitt >'c-ar by t1 oxiinalely 300 miles of Lls u in a straight line. It Is assiiin- the Graf will cross the Iliyy ot scay to the. French mainlanil-he- een Bonleaiix and Nantes. iDOLPH HORNBURG OPENS NEW MARKET A'lolpli IJ. Hurnhurg opened an llracltvt! moat market SiUunl-iy 11 Ktl Linn ytrecl ncljoiiuitg tiie cw fillitiL; stnlion. Mr. using tlio initials i" Uis name, hrs L.illcil L'blah islmiGtU lLie AHH iroposcs in sell the choieest meats the most reusuitable prices. TEXAN IS ASSURED HOOVER DOES NO SABBATH FISH1N6 XAl'OGDOi.'lilv-S. Sepl. More than onr thousand ConfiMl- veterans, openiiiK their an- nual convention here today, were lcomcfl to XacoRdoihos for ciimfortable ihroc-day slay. Special train-loads or veterans from al! continued lo arrive and hundreds were already established. DAI.l.AS, Tex., Sept. J. B. Civ.nfill, Dallas Hoover leader in the election last fall, has been as- sured thai President Hoover docs not fish on Sunday. Dr. Cranfill. concerned over re- porls Hull the president had fished Sunday, wroic to Laurence Kichey, Ihc executive's secretary. ia young: bride who a'skcd that he Southern Pacific Railway has been j h.IVE heen wiu, Mr. Hoover on j.iiido Ihe matrimonial knot be had discoulliiueil and a steam tram for years. He tied for tier lilli'' ils P'ace. icver fishes on Sunday." "Mv Imsbimd left mo three il-W opcr.ilimi of the train afier'we were mauled by vou." the was a savinc of a letter said, "and I want you to send amomil In fuel and labor, bc- divorce by return mail. If InK fireman and H tram purler I was used insiend of a lirnktnian. the more Ihan used up liie protiis. it w-as staled. I The train was scut lo tho Vic- toria, division and will he used on llic Wharioii and 1'alacios line. 1 me Hie re will t; chaises for NEGRO SUSPECT IS HELD FOR CHOKING FT. WORTH WOMftN WOMEN 1 JAIL ADOPT S T 0 C K1NGLESS FAD QUARTET HUNTED IN SHYING OF TEMN TOUT WOiVril, Sept. .u'Rio youth was held by police (hiy as prowler who WEATHER REPORT'liteh't entrre.l the heilmom of Mrs The sto.-kmpless tad 1ms iuv.vled Past--Partly cloudy tonichl.' F.ula Mallhuws and cliokc.l her uii- tlu North Carolina State Prison. thunder show- t'l she promifi-d to Bive'him money. After their .vovk is over .Malthows was not seriously the women walk AMAUII.l.O. Sept au- thitrilii'S of two counties. Potter and lUmiall. and Amarillo pnlico were searching for Ihnje men and a wo- man suspi'iled of the fata! hvalins of Sam T. llutuin. Dallas ilcr, in South Amarilli> lust, nishi. tlie body was licins held al n lo- cal nndertiAliiiie establishment. According to -i. A. alsi li.M.KKIH. N: C. Sept. was injured hy the attackers, the two men S'W'1 Icr.s near (lie West--Tartly cloudy lo unsettled injured. (Continued on paae Iwo) about the prison sans [Wednesday scattered (bunder sliow-i Tho neuro answered her nicaser stcckiuss. !cri- id-.-cripliou of the assailant. fashion. tho latest approved lo a place jusl ov- Kandull White there Ihr.'c men attnvhcd them ami lluttom'.s neck was hvoken. Tho mfn! an aiilo. A woman, known a3 Kdii-a. also. ;