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 10, 1929

Get access to these newspapers Plus 2.14+ billion other articles

OCR Text

Advocate (Newspaper) - September 10, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyei Filled Exclusive Oplometrist Welder Bldo. Phone 233 VICTORIA ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION.- FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 159 o, H. French, Publhher, FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORtA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSf IN GENERAL. Subscription: Per Annum IfVOLUME 32 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 10, 1929. NUMBER 26 Timely Topics FINAt-LY, education ulonu can Jit'ouiliut us lo thiiil enjoyment li IH, al once, best in finality Jim] Infinite In ijiumtity. -MANN. ONE THOUSAND four hundred id forty American titles and wns with a total population of t. have dispensed with n Id pal ojirrallon of elet'- trie pliAtls and now receive ser rhe frtiiiv, orivi'ttc companies, Four linnilreii an-1 (.Iglity-nint' munlcliial serving l.iiOO.OOU people, which al one llmu operated tlielr own Kuncratlug plants, have junked them and now buy electricity wholesale .frcin private of Electric Linlit Association. .Municipal ownership was doom- ed when the modern plan of lai'tfe. central .station service and inter- connected plants was inaugurated. These K'cal systems with their ef- ficiency, economy and unrivaled fa- cilities, offer a service which muni- cipal plants cr.n never erinal. Munidjial ownership in practice has nut worked according to theory. Waflr, inefficiency, lou'ei'eil bland- aids of service, added tax burdens ,'ind political eiitaiiKlements have been iho rule rather tluui the ex- ceptlon. tiood eb'ctrit: service is so vital to modern industrial and domestic, life that only ino most efficient power pioduction and distribution wil[ survive. THE GREATEST menace to chil- dren is carelessness. H lakes a greater toll lhan disease. 1C yon love your children, help protect tlu in by beiiiR careful anil teaching (hem to lie cautions. "Hetwecn the ages of 5 and 1-1 accidents are the leading cause, of death. Among, Ihc .voniijr children from one lo four, aicideuls arc tile second most important catise- of death." says the National Safety Council, and rUpoints out: "Between tlif ascs of 5 and D a-'cidetits lead all other causes with a death rate ol 17.1 per population. In this age group diph- theria runs fic'cnnd with 22.3 death per and tuberculosis with 10.5 fatalities per runs (bird. Het-ween the ases of 10 to 14. accidents load with 35.2 deaths lier 1011.0011 pfijiulallun. followed by tuberculosis with 10.1, and heart disease with a M.7 rating." Kven iiilnUs need to be warned, for Ihe same authority declares Ihnl "in deaths of all ages among males, accidents ran second with a death rate of 112..1 per 100.00U population. Heart disease left-Is with a death ratr- of per COO iKipulalion. as aRalnst heart disease in firji place, with a death rate nf 172.7 per ICio.OOO with cancer, nephritis, cerebral liemo'iTliajte, tubprriilcisU and incnia following in the order nam- ed." K W DYING CONDITION OF JUDGE GUY MITCHELL CAUSES GREAT GRIEF '1'Jjc jiiiiny friends of Mite-hell will bo deeply Seaplane Speed Record of.355.8 Miles Made Today rieved to learn tliat lie Is in a dying condi- tion anil expected lo survive the day.' Jmlne Mitcliell's health Iji-saii lo fiiil six mnnlhs ago and for the past few weeks he lias been confined to bis home in a grave condition. .IniiKe .Mitchell is' one of the bcsi lawyers of .this section and j one of Victoria's most useful, popu- lar and influential citiena. He was resident cf Jackson Conuly for many and judge of lhat coun- ly for a .number of terms before his election as disiriet attorney, which office' lie resigned in alier'a bvilliant record to move to Victoria and become a member of the law firm of I'roctor, V'amleu- bcrse, Cr.iin and Jlilehell. Throiigdoiit the past few tlivy.s. witli JnilBC Mitchell's tonditUin so low, many anxious Inquiries have been made about him and with nil hoiio for bis recovery now liban loned the entire community sadly awaits. Ms passing. Border Officer in Texas In a Quandary ;'ftifil5s8lli% Squadron Leader Orlebar Travels Over Five Miles Per Minute. TIME IS OFFICIAL TEXAS TOWNS MOUBN OF TWO IN AIRPLANE AGGIQENI H. Speed of 336.3 Per Hour by British Flight Lt. Stain- forth Also Announced. CALSHOT, Ens., jSept, (INS) new world's record for 5ea- plaiies was ina'de here today; when Squadron .Leader A. II.. pi'lebur flew at llic rate of 355.S miles per hour. Flight Lieut. George Slainiorth lli-w at a speed ol Xb.3 miles per Tilts lilile lown loilay mourned llie hour. loss of one .of lier lioys who. hail' Olcbw and stalnforlh made their Kone oni into the world lo make A. Mielel. co-pilni of lite Cily of San Francisco. Trans- cotilincutal Air Transport plane which crashed on .Mount Taylor In New Mexico. Ifis parents arc .Mr. and .Mrs. Herman A. Dietel. -He leaves five ilhers and 'a sister, all of .whom gathered here "today to be wilt, their used parents. Tite family came together not loi.'i; aso JH an- olber reunion, a joyous out' that time, witli Krhvin. the liaby. lioine on.a visit. Dieli'l was born near New ilrannfels al years Ho attend- ed A. and ,M. College, ami learur-el to fly a I Kelly Field, San Antuiiiti. GILMER WOMAN ONE OF fliKlils during tlju morning over Harbor near Calsliot Airdrome but their official Mine was not announced until this even- ins. BHOTHEBOFpST SOTNS TO TEXAS AFTER MANY YEARS Would Create New Co-oper- atives Under. Federal Farm Board Act. TO STABILIZE MARKET Assistant- Chief 'U. S. Im- migration Inspector Victim. Henry McOin. brother of lh anil public spirit, the custody the bfivitifully hand carvt-il ol bod that ba lnasod to Marline Ite will keep HIPS- ou pass two) KI1.V.A, Hopl. oleiction ff. However, no visitors are (will be held in Kdiia on Octobers' Mrs. OTonnor will keep i'llowe-d in tin- jail and nojlo vole on whether cr not ibv city! iflie-s uniil th-; city proviele? a nm lias been bought bonds lo tin- amount or other suitably .1-0 lint by the for Installing water works tor il5 att treasures aai ners. .srwcr system. mt-inorials of the past. ;