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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 12, 1929, Victoria, Texas Filled PR, JACK KAHN Exclusive Optometrist 609-10 Welder Bldg. Phone 233 -AFTERNOON EDITION.- FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEB! HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 159 o. H. French, Publisher, plyOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSf IN GENERAL. Timely Topics MTIS GflEATLY wise to with our tiast hours, 5Ahd ask Uieni what renoit they bore lo Heaven. HOOVER has now this nation as president foi' iix inonlhs and arc hiij tenure cf.. office, lemon are premature! oi'er hasj inaugurated tur.iny hoVful undertakings, wbicli i'may rewards, but, '-tiii lo the present, these reVardd have? not appeared. VVc express no opinion ;v> to the jprcKldont'B record, so far. That lie made U spleiulid impression on country ut' Inrjjc Is apparent, jand the vast bulk ot tlic people are jwllling to wait, a while for what tlic tall 'results." TEACHER was showing .lier young Hlhlu class some pictures, Displaying olio, of Oanicl in the lion's don -she was to sue little Tommy btirsl into (ears. Fear- I life was frightened, she asked, ij, "Why, the matter, fy "Aw. the little lion In Ibe corner isn't going to THE LOSS of the .passenger plane, "City of San laSI week, due it Is saiil to a boll of which-struck Ibe air- plane durinj; a slorm, iudicalcs A IIMV [icril in lliu air, although iiol (mo i-iifficiem to deler the (level- opnicnl of aerial Uanaportatioii. The bulk of a zeppeliu looms up in.the imagination as one thinks nf Imge target in the skies. No wonder the experienced pllols of these big air carriers jour- ney hundreds of extra miles to aroid storing" ADVICES Washington tell us that the nuniiiilstraUoii is frying (o secure "parity" In cvnis- rrs by securing reduction of the British fleet. arc in sympathy with naval disarmament, and hope Hint the ,'lvu Million.1; (.ail gel 'tugetuer on this iiueslioii, hul, all the same, we Invc no right to demand thai llie British reduce their tonnage below ivlial they think are their needs. If the United stales' wanl.s parity it to build a navy equal to the British. With all the talk that is suing around it is ah- sun! to believe; that the British TCmpirc is going to be willing to reiluce its cruiser tonnage to the American level. It is just as well for our people to understand this now, to ine lliat wo will not have to build any (i-uisi'l's to secure parity with the llritish. WHAT IS Good Will? 'it is thai intangible somelhing that makes the (Onsunier, when in goes to tbe store, ask.for.a certaii kind of soap, breakfast food o Other hranfo may bo just as good, but there Is a feeling in mind of Uie purchaser tbnt this one lliat be is asking for is bel- ter. This feeling Is kuowi; as 3001' will. The good will of (he consnui er toward a cerlain product. It is the tiling every manufactur- er and distributor of commodities asks for. This feeling lias been created by constant, persistent advertising. Think over Ihc .lines ot merchandise yon ask for at your dealers. You may or yon not havo tested and tried olhers. but you have n feeling that (Ills one thai you arp calling for is heller. -j Tlie secret hack istlhc fact that the manufacturer ov cr of this cerlain article has chosen In set forth its good nnalltics by advertising. creates good will uml Kood will results in demand for Ihc peculiar product or service a firm has to offer. Kvery well written advertise- muni a merchant rims in this paper orcales good will for stove. Ihe merchandise lie sells and the serv- ice ho lias to offer. VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 12, 1929. Subscription: Per Annum NUMBER 28 CHANGE M VICTORIA BOARD OF SALVATION ARMY TO CONDUCT CITY DRIVE The Salvation Army drive for lo. relict is on. 'In the past tlie ,ieople of Victoria Iwc always Kiv- freely to this great charitable utilization. The money lias gone .1 help orphans, widows ami others in ijcod or distress. The money contributed in tlic past was well ilicnt and those who have given :an feet well repaid (or their charit- ible deeds. Knvoy Mai'ry Morris, represcnta- live of Ihe internalioual Salvation Army- organization, advises "the Vh-lurfil Committee that 20 per cent of the money, .donated this yew wilt remain for local relief. II is with satisfaction that tlic com- mittee announces tbat the money collected is to go lo the needy elsewhere, but tbat tumU will bu available for. the needy here at home. this is more like ii. for charity does begin at home. The entir'j community is .being appw.Ied to. livery organization, cbnrcli, ami civic body will aid this :-al cause. The great body of men, Ihe American Legion, with iij spiritual and moral leaders, and Ihe Ladies Auxiliary of t.'ie legion, will he enrolled in this drive. Hvevyonc knows the great work the Salvation. Army lads and las- sies did for OI.T "soldiers m nance during .the World-Wai If ever in organization was worthy of utuyii- mons help, this oue smeh At n meeting last night at tlie Chamber ot Cnninieri-e Hall plans were outlined by llv. Morris and the committee for districting the city ami choosing those most suit- able, in every phase of life to tnkc charge ot their particular quota, Cnblic-spirited citizens such as the following were enlisted C. A. Schnchcrt, Jlrs. Clara Cole, T. .Coffey; Dr. and Mrs. 0. S. Mt> Mulleii. Jlrs. .1. o. Hicks, Dr. and Mrs. J. V. Hopkins, Vincent Prilz. Leopold Morris, llubin Krcls, .Mr. and Mrs..Chris Kmmell. Mrs. N. Hofer, Mrs. M. Tracy, Mrs. j. J. Warden, .Mrs. W. L. Stoaer, Jtra. J. M. Jlrs. Harry S. Al- exander, John Schumatk, J. N. Hlackuiirn, Klam Echols, .f, H. Levy, Rev. Holierts and Rev. A. J, Carson. 'Many names have been omitted is this is a volunteer committee, bin unrone interested 'in tliis v.'ho would like lo help should noli fy any member ot the committee. The abov-j named citizens will choas-e their helpers out of the many publil: workers we have In our cominimHy. A general meeting will be held .Monday night, September 16, at 7 o'clock at the fh.imbcr of' Com- merce Hall, at which.lime snhscrip. tion lists will he furnished. JACK KAHX, Cbairmaii. H K K K K m H X X X K' Victoria Child Falls Into Pan of Boiling Starch K 8 B H m K H A Goliad Oil Well May Turn Out to Be Gusher two-Year-Old-'Son. of James Combs, Colored, is Victim. ACCIDENT' ON TUESDAY Child While Playing With Lawn Mower Backed In- to Pan at Home. Sidney .forome Combs, the two- year-old 'soil of James f.'oinba and 'wife lolorul of iliu, tin tell intn a Ifirse pan of boiling, starch iifernoon md was fatally hiiiuci) unlit .ift eiiiocn at the Victoria Hospital. The child baclreil into Miff pun while plyytng with u lawn mower in the fiini.'ly yard .in the southerii portion of tile ells 220 LIVES THOUGHT LOST IN RUSSIAN WARSHIP-DISASTER OUM; Sept. hundred'and twenty officers and members of llie ere us of two Russian destroyers are believed lo have been drowned when llie Iwo vessels foundered in Uio.CluK nf Finland last week, accordiiiK la in- (6rmatiou reaching here today. v The destroyers were the Trotski and Volkoff, each carrying- 110 men. Details of Ihc disaster are Events-, in the Lives of Little Men Quit Flowing After Making Several Heads From'Top of Sand. Length Increased to 19001 Feet and Height to Thirteen Feet. RECENT FLOOD CAUSE] To Parallel S. P. Trestles and Be Higher and Longer Than Them. SCREEN WAS PULLED Victoria News of Long Ago WHALE .VERTEBRA IS PUT ON EXHIBITION AT.-VICTORIA'STORE A first dorsal vertebra obtained from the SMoot whale UnV. rctenl- ly washed ashore on Matagorda Is- land near Tort O'Connor Is on' ox- liibilinn at (Jeorpe Filley's ilry oils store here. The vertebra is shaped very much like a liiilnan vertebra. It weighs 32 pounds the centrum ov body' is 10 iiu-hes in circumfer- ence and. Indies in diamcler. From profess to traverse process measurement is 39 indies. The spinal diramen or opening for (lie spinal cord is five imbcs in diameter and the spinmis lirnress Is is iin-bes Ions. Many peopk arc visiting Mala- gordiv Island to obtain bones ot the wliale. a oonsiilprnblc number of whii-h remain scattered along tlie beach. CAI.VKSTON'S EXTORTION. The following appeared in last veek's Advocate: "A prominent resident of Ibis city who attended the drill and con- vention at Galveston had a slight experience in tbe way of extor- ion which be is likely to rcnicin- lei for same time. In itnnpany villi a friend from North Texas, he stopped into a restaurant and ord- lacking but according lo cr.eil dinner for Iwo. Tbe meal received in maritime circles here 1 consisted of soft shell crabs, fish, the Soviet destroyers arc known to steak, etc., the ordinary charge for have been in the tinlf of Finland hvhidi is usually about GO cents or last week during Icmpestuonii j 51 for two'. There wine weather rapltiR for several days, j ordered and noue served. At the The warships have nol been beard conclusion of the dinner the Vic- lorian inquired tlie amount his I indebtedness was blandly met by a demand for j The Galveslon News of iday copies Ihe above ami very de- murely suggests lliat (he story seems iiicrcdible, Ihat st's name be Riven, the incredulity nf lour great contemporary, we desire ;to remark lhal the extortion rc- fcrrcil to took place in u, rcslanr- opposllc side of tlic- the--------House, and LAKE STEAMER WITH GREW OF 28 THOUGHT; LOST OFF CHICAGO.. 111., Sept. 12. Coasl guards, sluainships ami air- planes uniled today in a thorivngh [am on the scareh Ibe lower eml of islrect from Sleak for 1.50 Kish for I'eas for two.............10 .51) One bottle rcltzer.....W .'.III Totals J7.SO JAILED BANKER SAYS HE POT OP SCHEME TO'SAVE DEPOSITORS! Sand increasing in Richness with Further Drilling and Coring. It is learned frotii what is regard- ed ns.'a, reliable source tliit the Mission prilling.Company's Ray No. J, located In Xlolind'Colinly: jifst across the lite line front Peltna, which flowed several hun- dred barrels of oil in a few hours when first tested nearly two weeks ano and caused ibe discovery of a new oil field, giijes promise oMiu- vomiiiK n producer of glibber pro- portions. Ulei- (lowing for nearly a day the well (init producing ami (he screen was pulled for drilling deep or into (lie had been en- lered only about a font. Drilling and coring operations had pro- gressed IIP a depth of ten feel n few rtiiy.i iin'd the bit was .still in llie sand and each succeeding core was sbftwini! a richer oil saturation, according to reports received here. XKW CASTLB, .Kent. 12. Delos Waggoner, In the above estimate-nothing is liu' small town .hanker who piny- allowed for lirciul and iinltur, as no i c1'! 'lavoc vvilli ;tlie struc- jcpar.-ite i-Jiarge is usually innilc j "f "'e country by hiiilditig up for such'things, it being Included ju "cdii, of half a million dollars iu tlie mciilK oi-ilcrcd. There was j llis Telluride, Colorado hank, neither coffee nor lea, ordered. Xow a series of fakuil tele- it the Xews is still incredulous as- continued to smile in his to the outrageous extortions as the arm of the Heed at (jalvealon during tbe late j I''oclcl'al lluv stretched out to linrry -.Irill and convention. The Advocate clfiTBCS lliat may is in a position lo supply 'numerous ljohirl11 lH'ison liars for 25 ilher instances where visitors were i fobbed indirectly by excessive! The banker said be resorted to VICTORIA LIONS GLOB HELD AN INTERESTING MEETING JH1S NOON Quite an interesting prosran was arranged for the pleasure of llie Victoria at today's noun day luncheon In the Denver Hole by clias. c. farsncr. chairmwi o1 the committee, Vcrllnile Vandcn U. Pi. iison md Company have "a large fouc of nun al work easting concrete pHlus for the two' cinicrelc trt-illei tin firm ih nailer contrtu-t with the bUU. Coinmisslou lo build along Highway No, 12 In tlic Ciuadulnpe Iliver val- ey a few-miles wtsl of llils'cltyi Kince Ibc coutiact was kl the lishway Cuuunlsstou Ins provid d for an Incieise In the length f the'Irestles from 16SO feel to 900 feel, making each about ayt eet loiig. Provision also was made or an in their height 'lood jneasurcnients'tnkcn hy ei'i- iucers of llie commission afler llie ontract was .let caused Hits no -.Tlie firoi is eueji -tQ iddlliohal working In wlilch o complete llie corill ict, 01 181) lays altogether. Tlie trestles will parallel the two Pacific trestles at the not of Goldman Hill. Tlie rail- vay trestles are about 1COO feet and ten fett ind the ilBliway trestles will be three feet r ami several hundred feel: nnger. The work of casting tfio pllliiS began September 1 and tlie of driving tliDm will" start ilmul October 1. Thu firm expects o complete the contract in seven months. Due to these trestles and oilier major bridge slruclmcs bunf, nn finished or nut yet under contract. diiiK (lie bridge across -flia Onadalupe Hiyer at tbis point, the section of Highway N'o. 12 .from Victoria lo the ttoliad County 'line will be ttie last one paved. paving of the sections from Victoria to tlie Jackson County line and Krtnn to the Wliiirtuu ConiTtv line is ntnv in progress. Tbe.con- tracts for paving the highway its dill length through (lollad Gmnty and the section from charges. In addition lo this, which j the scheme lo save-Ihc depositors bergc mid C. C. Xirjacks. lu (Kink, which was Hopelessly lm.escllt u, pieciation of such i gram. Dorothy Donaldson really njiproacli. if they do not beyond the limits included in the involved. He persists that be has 1 olfcnse .known as grand regrets. The sclieme was it'was almost impossible fov n handled so cleverly ii is cUmhtfnl visitor to .illenijit to buy Insiffni "I the money t-aii be the club's ;vp splendid prc liiaui a Ibing as a glass of beer [covered except Ihroiigli liquidation t-'rels gave or ii daily paper without being ;ot whatever assuis and made the victim of ;y syhtom possess above Ihcir Pflly swiiidling us smult as it was lii'MHlies. The Jiankcr insisls nnnry-IiiK. I'erhiips i( the if lliH resources and those would inns! Mia, a pair of delightful musical sclec lifas the lancheoi course. Miss Sun Talvcy, heart o tiie depaitinsnt of tin Michigan when indications jwitbiu less a good lo tlie tact that Ihe lake steamer Weeks of that well known and ex-lit noi rmlrclv done Andaste was lost and lier crew ofUtlleni hotel. If the News would L'S men. if alive, are at the mercy of! know meir. the partv (bus swind- high waves and winds floating i led was Mr. T. Wood of tills upon makeshift raft's. [city. n known and r Tbe Cn-at Lakes Xaval Training uiiien. have secured the Station sent a hydroplane in search I list of the missing boat. The pilol re-j and hM ported he saw a steamship :ir, miles hlt1lulos way of refreshment supplied In rrnsiilcratioii of the two I'lumns of figures being merely Tlic Advoi ale's estimates thrown [in lo Rive the picture something !of tlic distinct vividness to which Victoria I'ubl llie club with Hchools. favorei very up courage sufficient iire properly handled (he .Vew York banks will not lose am "'lowed my J. T. I.iiiebatigh. ii way wiiii in ily rnonths I will save I !l'a eloquence, briefly R.ive n few tlic The Advocate ot I from any Waggon August it, 1SS6. from rhlcasn making slow head- i way bnl ironhi not disliusuish the j nFinie of the vessel. The freichter Is more than -19 hours overdue. UNREST CONTINUES IN PALESTINE BUT 1 WEATHER REPORT it is clearly entillcd: All fair tonishl j am! Friday. Little change ill lem-.' for Iwo peraliire. Crabs i incidents lif, id. lint he added thai lie i "'0 sreat soldier-president. Andrew j never did bavc inncb love for the i -'ackson, whoso old Ilii I people n( Xevv Vork and was only recently visited. Hi about them. leinarks proved most entertaining Tlie Xow York authorities think' "I'reacher'' A. .1. (.'arson preside bad accomplkes of Chrii [he Insi.jis ilia! atone. He i The iniiinto-- of ilu> pro rr-slstereil al a tourists vamp; incelinjr was rcml ami ap jlieiv under an assumed name when rroved. _____ Ills aniomoMIc license' Lion gave a report jled In lii> idrnlificatlon. club's financial lomlition sh JKKrSAI.KM, Sept. whh him a buy he picked up ly before adjournment The withdrawal of troops from moioi-lng west from Now .____________________________ millying of j The only Knxlciy bank-i and tako his pnnishmonc ami wonb I In.cs today. Ihe wcHnnt even employ ' conns. Ljually Actually Althmigh the feellni: of uneusi. fare of liis family and liis friends': hut yesterday be rcnm-stcr! liis rliiirseil Charged ness lias somewhat lessened, the j In Telluride who had deposited in submit his case lo a firm nf law I inter-racial riuting has far liiciv money in his bank. At first j yers in Deiiier and be Bovcrnud b> 10 1 abated. ;hc' s.iid h.> WHS ready to stand trial' their advice. to the Victoria let at this of tlie Highway County line will month's nieeliug Commission. LINBY AND WIFE TO SOON MAKE TUGHT TO SOUTH AMERICA XKW YOIiK. Sept. The new Lindbergh "We." Colonel Charles A. and Mrs. Anne Morrtw, Lintihergn and the xlu'p tbat-car- ries Uieni, will siarl on a miK> air cruise September 21) to traverse the famous circular route the colonel Mazed alone through South and Central America and the West indies for an airline a year ago. They will return to tbe I'nilcrf Slates October I. 400 GASES OF LIQUOR FOUND IN OLD BURN PISMO. <'alif.. Sept. Kouv hunfli'cd cases of lirjuor witTi nohorly citn'tiff is unusual enough, but this was imported liquor, and federal agents who found it In an. old barn near hero to hnovr what 10 do witli it. ;