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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 16, 1929, Victoria, Texas Filled JACK KAHN Exclusive Optometrist 10 Weld" Bldg. Phone 233 VICTORIA ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 French, Publisher, FIRST. VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWLSr IN LUME 32 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, MONDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER Subscriptiont ?6.00 Per Annum NUMBER 31 py Topics IS nothing to powerful flrnUi i.ud often nothing so iLLY THE whole world from- year to year to ition of American soil 10 foreign lomilrUa turner will ,als dtcoidins chemical division ml of Commerc i VWBS fiom Chile, I'o ind France ..phu'f fiom Brillsh teulluir from Sow Found- ju ino from Sonlh Africa il di tani parls South Am1 MIS dried blood anil tank- as a HIGHWAY MEETING CALLED al ninnlils Imports of Ic vj materials, furnishing in 1328 nuch e -17 per cent of tho to- ,j. 'nto this, country. gerimn> hiipplled two thirds o South 1 j.uv second mobl Impoilinl factor ifni entiiel) lo the hige qimnllUc nlliatu of sod i imported fioi hite 01 the total Imports, jflllliers ind ferliliiei maleiid Ire Iho mohl linuoit it, ainoun f to 1 470 7 long tons last yea complied with tons in ;827 ;yijMRS REILLY makeb 3-irdmci tilth' 'They're impoited tMrs Iteillv I'll take Ihe do- Ihi. tic, as had brains ;tp vvim Lcrost to this country'' >f ff 'f TONIGHT OF L.EGION POST. Tonight" will be'lhc lust 4 regular meeting of l-'eon 7-ear Post, American Wiston, before Ihe election of officers for the next year. The election will be held at the rirsl meet- Ing jn October. Let's all come out tonlglil, lalk things ov'cr and get a bunch of officers in line for elecllem October 7 whom we know will "carry on" TUB ADJUTANT. Second Section of Duplicate Gas Main Completed Victoria National Guards Tendered Barbecue ARREST EMM IN ASStSSltoN OF BORDER OFFICER Along the Concrete ma 'A BURDENSOME tax. rate scl- Jaum results from the necessary gtott tf govciiimoiit It Is the BOV ernmenliil 33 ex Fnerinients in expensive V ituprovcmenls niicbised before Jhe community can afford them, of effort, waste and in- competence th tt pile nil the dollars the aiimml tax hill. f Bond lilies are easy lo devise and pass. In- muny cases after vvlul thev hcusht has been out or destroyed, citizens must pay for them with Interest costs gadded. I; At the present time the cost o government Is the highest in hi.s .V toiy. Maiiy slt'.'.i'S and cities arc s; sltugBlinK under a bunion of bond- I cd debt tliat discourages industry I and home building and results in f slngnalion. They are sad lesti- monials of abuse of the "charge account" idea. Not necessary iuinrovetucnls can be paid for in cash. But it i; Hie part ot wisdom to well considei balance 'between debt and cur- rent income, whether an expendi- ture ii tor a person or a city. UOKGEH, Sept 1C Ai' arieal Is expected "i Ihe raur- del of District Allornev John A Borgei, three dajs aftei h.. was shot to dc.ilh in haUs 11 cl J.s he stored the family cai for the night j Teuis Lingers mv obligating the murder said' they would act on a clue given bs Ihe distiict attornev'a viulnvv, who said she believed bhe Knew who shot her husband. Mean- while 'oilier authorities continued n citnpaisii against lawbreakers in mi attc-mpl lo gather up loose end the case. All are working nil er a tin eat of martial law voiced Governor Moody. Newly Completed Section Runs from San Antonio River to Guadalupe. UT IN SERVICE SUNDAY ine-Mile End from Coletto Creek to Guadalupe Built in Last Few Weeks. The Houston Pipeline fomim" competed the laving 01 Us iec as mam fiom'lhe Colette Creek P the Guadalupe Rher, r, distance f nine miles, a few ago an' HE: "THIS dining room table goes back to She: "That's nothing, my whole dining room set goes back to Hears Ucebiick on tlie lath." mm YOUTH is HELD FOR MURDER OF YOUNG FRIEND j'lcALLUN. Hcpt. charges were filod against J. C. llaH win, IS, IdAxf ill'connection with the. slaying of George Morris, 21, wilh H knife when the youths argued al Ihe home of W. J- Drake here. Tjjr. The argument between the life; "I Ions friends followed a party slag- across the border In Mexico af- f trr returning lo Ihe American side S Sunday. DORGKlc, Sept Miilidiullc unclcrwoild hid faile Sunday night to disclose Ihe idei lly of Ihe assassin of District A orney John A. Holmes and it wa feared by. some Ihat the slayer ma have escaped. After CO hours of iutensiv search through the haunis ot Bo ger's disreputable characters, a thorities had only a large numb ot suspicious characters to show or their work. However, with Uauger Captains Tom llicknmn and Frank Kramer ou the job, indignant citizens have not given up all hope uf finding the slayer. These two veteran man hunters, known for "their skill in tracking diivvii the niost lawless c'.inractcra, spent the day in conference wilh connly and' ejity police. They de- illncd to disclose tire nature of their investigation- Holmes, whose activities in be- half of law enforcement in this oil hoom town are believed lo have roused the anger of giingsters, was shot and killed in the yard of his liunie Friday night as he vvas put ling his car in the garage for Ihe night. Three shots struck him In Hi rack and death was almost iusUu aiicous. His last words, ultere is his Wife and mollier-in-hcw rushed lo his assistance, were, "oh Rod." lew liiieVnas'leSieii saumm} and. oulv' one found, that .1 one near ttaisiii. H i the intention of the com pany to ervlenil the duplicate line to Houston, probablv In the spnnG Two sections of this line have now hecn compleled. The first one was laid iu Live Oak County to tho Bee Coimb line for a distance of about SO miles, two >ews The sec lion just completed was, first built from the San Anlonio feiver to the Colello Creek about the same lime It also is about 3 miles loud. U consists of 11- am 18-inch pilie. Ihe size of the pip gradually being increased iu th direction of Houston. The San Antonlo-Cluadalupo Kiv cr section connects with Ihe mai [line nt these rivers an icre is also ii cross line tonne on between .the rivers ccuiippe ilh a valve for culling oft the as in emergencies. Victoria News 6f Long; Ago 1 GAR STOLEN ftBOVE Cl'lHIJ LOG TOPICS.; Mr. Dennis O'Connor .has bought fine -'residence in .San. Anlmilp. i.the.Court .House on.Tues- day, August II, 1S8S, ai'll, a. in. fin the or chosing deie- Twelve Air Ofiicers of Unit- ed States Army are Spec- ial Guests. GOLD MEDAL PRESENTED Central Power and Light Company Furnishes Tro- phy for Best Drilled Man. testimonial baiheuie tend (oiupinv 'I-' tilth Eilgui eer-, Texas Mtu nal Omrd dav bv the business men of Vlc- loihi for the excellent record Ihe Ainpinv made Kt the recent, htat ei cnmpment at Palacios very onjovahle jm' altended It vvas liehl in ben tiiul grove on Doc. Hillei'i. fan a few miles norlh of the city. Tl ictoria Council, Knights of Co minis. Kindly deferred its aunu irbccne. which vvas set tor tt anie day Among Ihe special guests we Captain J- Mayer anil elev ieutcnants from Dodd Field, S Anlonio. They are members'ot I air squadron now engaged in tar- get practice at Magnolia Beach. Present was Captain M. Rotli- Would Cause Ft. Worth, las and -Waco Traffic to Pass Through Victoria.. MEETING DURING FAIR Representatives of Interest- ed Communities lo Meet Here Thursday, Octo- ber Tenth. Tho Victoria Chamber of Com- merce IB inviting the cities and counties iuteiested In a direct high; way from Noith Texas to tho Low- er Rio Grande Valley and Mexico la send representatives to a meet- to bo held in Victoria Tlutisday, tober 10, al 10 a. in for the-ad- ncenient of the project. The In- tatious are bciim extended and will make that city his perm .incut homo, to tlie regret of all of his many Victoria friends. J. k- Sheppard of the Vic- toria Rifles lias received his new elegant uniform coat. U is a dandy, although Sheppard lacks a aood deal of being a dude. 11 is very elegant, will will set our pop- ular young captain off in fine style. The Advocate's best thanks arc due Jlr. Simon Levy, now in Now [in me "i i r-.lcs lo-the Deliver'deep'water A Ford touring car owned, b c'cnvention to be held ou Ihe 2Sth Arthur of this, city that w: Let everyone allciul. i stolen Satnrcliiy night iv-hi e The voung ladies of t'ort-Uivaco eel mi. Lihcrly Street oiniosiu life stale during the absence Van Kam.t -llardvvare Store Ihe lelcgrinilicr he seaside. umbers of Commerce and Com- Couits. of Ihe respective tics, ind counties Hince' the vv'11 be held during the Dhlricl Fdir, there will b'o splendid cnteilalnmeiit program ...r the ilelcBHtes after they con- iiicte their business session II Is proposed to use portions of. everai established hlghwnjs as Inks In Iho desireU new route, vhlch viciiild'follovv Highways Nol. 2 and'0 respcclivelj, from. Ft- to Hillsboiq, llighwas No 2 fiom Hillsboro to Waco, Highway No. U iiom Waco lo LaOrange and Highway No. 13 from LnOrange to HaUetfsville.. From Hallettsville to Viclorja Ihere is. no designated highway, bnt Ihcre is a graded lateial roail di- rectly stmlh from Halleltsville lo tlie Victoria County line. At Vic- toria Ihe louto would continue 10 or the Lowei Ilio Grande Valley ami Mexico over Highway No. 12. AUTO TANK BLAST r i T 11 Timrr ct lllc Fflli TO ininu iW llis atunlions are-very much ivpprcclated. I'U'KIH.O, Colo., Sept. nmc ;irl. more new residcuc-e hfee persons were dead here ronrse of construction day, their bodies burned to a crisp r than thcro has i'i a fire that followed the csplo-1 al olio (imc {or yciirs sin.i of Ihe gas tank in their, auto. on Uirec ciCBiln' Amery will gin] om 300 I o 400 bales of cotton at Aiiaqiia this fall. Herc'3 iirogress for Next year he will more than double that. has himself acres of fine collon. A parly al Cusler City. rites lo County Clerk I'onronot till five families of new sclllers arrive in Victoria County early i the tall. They lo liny land j ml build up homes. A warm vvel- j found in a paslurc few miles lionh'of Edna this morn- IIR. Deputy S.iierllf Itlchard A. ftogan wen! to ICdna Ibis afternoon lo re- cover Ihe car. BRITISH IN BATTLE JERUSALEM. Sept. Sixlcen Moslem irihcsmeri were re- ported killed and others wounded in a running bnltla with Drilish troops northeast ot Nazareth, cording to word received here to day. After an cxrliange of shots, the dribesmcn fled with the Dritlsl Ur.ops pursuing them. SAYS W1FEJS AUNT BAl.TIMOKB. Sepl. O'llrieu, has pllcil for annulment of his mar- riage two years ago ou the ground his wife is his ami I. Mrs. llridsct Johnson O'Rrien, his wife, in her reply to his suit, admitted she i" a sister of O'Brien's mother. O'Krlen in his pelltlon denied he Krew of the family- connection jlil after Ihe Al the tim ;hc license was issued, his age wa ;ivcn as 39 and that of bus lective bride as 38. The dead are Mrs.'A. C. Hunt and Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Heury Spour. The explosion .anil fire occurred hen Hie machine trashed into a oncrcle abutment on Ihe high- TWO SONS OF RAID VICTIM ME INDICTED HAN ANTONIO, Tex.. Sepl. Ciirson Chandler, 16, and K Chandler, 17, sons of Tom Chan dler. Alasreisa County farmer kll ed AiiBiisl 2 durins dry raid li Charles .Stevens, prohibition off houses, those of Mr. Mr O'Connor and Mr. Gervais, is yro gressiug satisfactorily. 1 Tlic Rravcl now hciug mit dowi n Mr.iu Street is the finest navin iivlerial we have yet seen in Tex i. On wilh the good work. The new cnRine house of No. s a daisy. The boys arc comfor ibly housed now. AH their friend rejoice with them. WEATHEHEPORT In Ihe. south por- tion and parity cloudy in the north povlion tonight. Cooler in lhe V Icy: cloudy Wilh show in the south portion. Cooler. icre on charges 01 possess." "it i minii, flour lexol colored militia nanufactnrc. sale and possession of m'r 'Thn cnnrral savs he con cr. who said Ihe shooting was oidcntal, were Imlielcd Knlurda icre on charges of possessio Such a route would be an airline helvvccn North and Sunlit and i educe Ibe distance now ed over'lndiiecl routes many miles. Most ot It is now paved or uiidor contnie-t to be piiveu, I pavement extending from Fl. Alter an Worth to Cameion, from LuGrilnge rtschenberg Iho feast got Hie and from Berclair ellc, a Nalional 'Guard officer from tiimzaies. An' invilation Was cx: tended Captain .fos. U Sheppard of who forty years ago com- I the crack liifles, was unable to attend. After an iuvocalion by Kev.j CONTRACT.. LET FOR 40-FT W D1TION TO GARAGE der way, and follovviug it there was a brief speaking prosriim. George A. Prltiglc. manager of the Cham- her of Commerce, Judge R. L.Daniel, ou behalf of the Ccn- l li-iil 1'ower and Light, Company, piesentcit C'aplain I'aul V. Conll ot omc to ibem. Cwn'Kc H- "warded Work on the RaplM Church pro-1 ihe contract lo Kd Wamicr for a Sresses It VIM he addition I ,c verv credi.ahle when i on hast ConsUlu- The Advcical' August I and 11. 18SS. of lion atrcul. lorin colored young men of Vic-1 have organized a military; HOSTILE POLITICAL GROUPS IN AUSTRIA AT FIGHTING POINT The: buildiiis 'is one ot the lars- iiarases Iu lhe cily. It is occupi- ed by f. Streckfns, whose rapidly the ex- UMisiou necessary. Work on lhe extension bt'San lo- day. U will cost f l.SUO. S Company "K" with u solid sold program medal, which is to beiome the per- sonal properly of the best drill- ed man of the troop who wins II three times al monthly public drills. These drills wUl hehl lii-Blnning. mmi111 comlcc' tlon with the general practice ot lhe Fire Depurlmeul. The meda1 has a bar for the name of the sol- dier who finally wins it. On one side appears IhQ wording, "Heal drilled man of Company "K." Ulth lo Diownsville. The slrelch from, Cameron via Rockdale to LoOrtrige is well'improved but not paved and the section from Hillsboro lo DSl- las is only initially Paved -Tlie Vlcloria-nenUIr tiiik is Included in the present Highway No. company under the name of th' ,_____. Temple Star Itilles. .John Hell, cap-' vn.._s-xv Scpt. tain. The other officers will be mi-1 Austrian Uopublic an armed .amp today as Iho of hoslllity between rolilical r.ext week. There Ihirly-one members, but it i reeled that lhe regulation number will soon he obtained.. rnral nrov- A leuer from Adjn iftnora M llRlllir, lt. H. King dashes the hopes of, GERIANS'ANGRY AT NEW OCCUPATION OF IHINELUP SECTION Engineers, T. iN. 0-." and on Ihe ohtcr. "fcntral Power and L'.Rh Company Trophy." C'ivd. Conti ttmtikf-d the bus ness men for their kindly iutcres the company and Lieutenant James'I.. Yoong and John T. Schci MALL IN SOUTH VICTORIA' DESTROYED BY FIRE The home of Richard Knsscll. olored. iu (he south'ern .pbrtiorv fit lie city vvas destroyed by a fire-, of inknovvn origin Sunday alternoDU. The bouse contained only'I'm. and was a mass of flames when the Fire Department .was called to the scene. Russell for some years has been employed, as nioilar man by Con- tractor Eel Wagner. 11-icntenanl. Young iruperly for manufacture of inloxi- latiiifi liquors. Charles Fein and Ida arrested at the Chandler farm at the time of Ihe raid, wore indicted on similar charges. Stevens is under bond for the Atascosa County Grand Jury, which meets in October. Sept. is incensed over iu their pre-war prerogatives. j ,1lc by Krciu-h; The federal rhaucelior was lak-. of. ovaun- viuorftvi- steps lo maintain mcil British troops. It is point- and "prevent further fight-jod oul llmf Kvaiice is ..nlirely V-ro.1 Proctor. and Mr. 3. MIco and dements her ri.hU i.. r HT V of ihe e'ity ami conn- i armed faciions and prevent tiB'it-: iho Allied ty of Victoria arc requested to j Ing. Tho general says he could not fill i all I be applications for arms now in two years, cu the building of a mllitiwy brid several mimtlcs faster than the I previous slate record and the win- nlnK of the division baseball championship. Governor Hsu i Moody presented Ihe- torn puny wilh a rllver loving cup at I'aiacifis for ils prowess. I Shorl talks also were made by I Mayor S. S. Sitterlee; County Com- 1 missioner .1. H. Weaver, represent- DEFENSE WILL REST; TODAY IN TRIAL OF GIRL fOjlWEirf XKW DKAtiNVKIvS. Sept- 'S-TT defense counsel In !hc uebecca Uogcrs bank robbery Irinl ufler a week speul in intrn- I during testimony lo support the Ih- Usnity r'ea of lhe former Texas Vr.iverslty co-ed. ;