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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 17, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyes Fitted DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive Optometmt 609-10 Welder Bldfl. Phono -AFTERNOON EDITION- FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMDUR Easy Terms Phone 159 r, Seo, II, French, Publisher, FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOtJTHWLSF IN GKNERAL Subscription) Per Annum VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 17, 1929. NUMBER 32 Timely Topics like a dome of many-colored Hie ttlnti- i-ivltancc of liter- S DEATH iilly, THE POSTAL SERVICE in op3f- at a I trgc. deficit each year, 'heia I? vets lilllo criticism of its vice is rendered, lint, this k of government lovviicrbblp cIVj! It with glee as an 1 Indication ofMinfitness for any. other These crlllcs lost sight of many thiiiiis. Certainly, we will admit that private companies would make a profit cut of the postal business; yes, to lie sure, but Ihe nuhlic would be paying more than two cetiU for letters and a much er. subscription price for papers and pel iorlicals. The size- of the pile of piolitb.made by n private corpoiatlon is no final factor in considering the problem of serv- ice to the people. The. post .l service incurs riincli for ihe public good. We fti'trite (I) mall is carried by foreign vessels at 25 cents uiir pound but-vessels under the Am- 111 receive cl'ier voids 55 cents a pound sun- Eld t tor (.irtying mail to encour- age an Ameiicnn merchant ma- rine (2) periodicals ivid news- paper enjos a very favorable rate of on the theory that the MISS E. BUHLER ANQ ELMER L SUMMERS OF HOUSTON MARRY HERE The marriage of Miss Elizabetl liultler anil Klnicr Lee Jjuinmurs was solemnized at o'clock Monday motnitig -at the home of Ihc bride's parents, Mr. mid Mtb C M Huhlc in tills city. The scnlco wafa ua by llev. p. C. Williamson of Aitsti and the music given by Mrs. Itasc Haiina. Tlie home decorations wei o( inviting natuie foi .1 moiiiln with pink roses and cora vine clustered about Ihe rooms an forming a background with follag against the (fireplace where the young couple pledged their mar- riage vows. The bride wore an ensemble of broadcloth and crepe in shades of blue and carried an arm cluster of roses and lilies of the valley. Mr. Two Highway Conventions to Meet Here During Fair w -8 x New Fair Hall tb be Opened September 27 Striker on Trial and Mrs. Summers left soon .after the ceremony, for a trip to West Texas points, aflu whiih will he nt home In-Houston, where Mi Summers is it member of the Chronicle staff. Doth bride and stimulation of reading is a public 1 groom graduated fvoiu Rice Insti- Lenofit ItthU-lr some people may intc witli the chbb of 1125 ami be iiulined to Consider a the bride had made her home in newspaper, so favored.'citing tliH.jHouston for main nitli her de'luii as an argument aunt. Aliss Alice DC in libidihnat public ownership of vital agencies1 Then again, the poslal service Us employees on a fairly lib -tale compared to other In- regardless of the peri odical appei-.lsi for more pay. It allows A genercns amount of vaca- lion with pay and, also, grants sick leave when necessary.' No big corporation is IH generous, as far ,ib we know And, why should not a democratic government set a lib- er. 1 tximplc to business in the treatment of its employees? In the cry for modern efficiency cver> pioductof tho Industrial nrn- Is disregarded save dividends _sct the dollar is not the only crilcnoti of valuation for social in- i stUutlons. Mills grinding cut the lives of their workers, certain trades flourishing on underpaid child or women-labor, and many other evils of industry are lost, sight of lu 'he contemplation of ircflts. There are other things w01 Ih hllc lo society besides pro- fits, cither in ihe poslal service or any oilier industry. Out-of-town guests for the wed dins included Mis, Alice Dem Misses Tender Tuinbiill Helen Lwengood and Siiah Line, jmcl Raymond' Burfoid, cousin "of IW bride, all of Houston, Mrs J B Hudson of Kerrville, Henry Me Can and Miss Inn McCan of Counts Carton', Ireland. Sunday evening Mrs. Orbiu Huhlcr, aunt of the bride, entertained for the cpnpl and out-of-town guests with a bni becne dinner on tile lawn of he home. Faces Second Trial for Robbery !L Sill 3y Tar the Shortest Route from Western Texas to-the Coast. MEETING OCTOBER 19TH 'Convention Following Day Will Support North and South Highway.5 Tliis city will' .be the meeting pi ,-e of two highwav contention1! ilvililg the Sixth Annuil Victorn of tlie r lions will be'held on October 3. San Antonio-Day at the Mrs Reb5Cca B TELEGRAPHIC NEWS (International News Service) Hangers seeking Hie slayer of District'Alto run .John A. Holmes continued today to round up sus- pects at llorger for nuestioning. Miss Sophie .Meivln, in charge of the childrens'. activities-for the National Textile. Workers' Union at Gastonia, North Carolina, is oiie "of the sixteen defendants in the mur- der trial-nqwin progress in Char- lotte, (InleniaitonM X'ewsreet Struck hy Train Bui Lack of Blood Leads to Murder Theory. VERDICT IS WjTHHELD Body Identified as That o( Lupe Gonzales, 22, Railway Laborer. ficservations Already Made by More Than. Three Hundred. nNEPROGRAMRRANGED Mfair of "Pep" Meeting Few Opening of Fair. Rogers whose second trial on an alleged bank rob fair, and will be for the purpose bery charge ,s ncanna a close at flew Braunfels She is pictured ct furthering the construction of hcfe her husband, who is also her attorney, the Old Indianoia Trail, extenuins lts (or acquittal.on insanity. The defense based The slate today began the intro- duction of expert testimony to prove that Rebecca Rogers, on trial at New iiraunfels for bank robbery, ELECTRIC cradle; tilctlric Irain; Snorting roadster; Trivalc plane. Kledrlc cruiser, Won't Hushed to rest In a motor hearse. Knglc.. IT IS PERHAPS somewhat late in the year but automobile camp- err arc warned to exercise caution .in selecting cr.mps when traveling Recently sixty-four persons con- tracted typhoid fever from a single "carrier" at one of these tourisls camps. While there was hardly any way for the camp management to guard this and white the sanitary conditions at most camps have burn greatly improved, those who ride Ihronsh the country, making stops at tourist tamps, should hi on their guard always. ALTHOUGH as far as diplomatii Two men were- burned to death, two seriously injured and two arc reported missing in forest fires In Washington. Three towns arc men aceil by 'Hie flames. Disastrous forest fires also are rasing In Ore Bon and California. The sole reimilnins (iiffeicncc ho .ween Great Ilritaiu and the Unite) States in tbo naval negotiations In whether the American navj is lo have IS or 21 cruisers mount ing S-iuch guns. Itewards lolaliiiig 5.1.750 are of- fered for tin: apprehension and conviction of Ilic gunman who as- sassinated District Attorney John A. Holmes at Tiorger. FORMER ADVOCATE EMPLOYE PROMOTED BY CORPUS CALLER Thomas C. Sncigr, son. of City Secretary und Mrs. John Sneigr, vho a few years ago accepted a wsition wilh the Corpus Christ! Caller, one of the fastest growing lewspapers, in the state, has been iromoted to first assistant foreman n the composing department, ac- cording to word received here. The promotion also carries a clause with increase in salary." Mr. Sneigr for many years was sraploycrt as head of Ihe composing room of The Advocate. His many friends here will be glad to hear of his good fortune. troni Sail Antonio lo Port O'Connor via Yorklown ami Victoria, as a stale ami federal ..-The other convention, to be held on the following day, Thursday, October 10. Pioneers' Day at the fair, will in the interest of.a direct north mil south highway from Dallas, Ft. Worlli.aud Waco, via LaOrange. Hallellsville and Victoria, to thn Lower Hio Grande Valley atul Mex- ico. 11. S. Sterling of Houston, chairman of the Sfato Highway Commission, has been invited to address both conventions. t Intel national -N'ewsrcel) Invitations sent out and replies received indicate lhal tho attend ance at (no" Incident'to Ihc opening aulomuhilo Victoria l-'iii grounds on Friday evening, Septem her 27, at S o'clock Will numlie more than including (he direc- tors, stockholders, fair committees and others who are anxious to make tltis year's fair the greatest in the history of Victoria. Tlie Arrangement Committee for Ihe celebralion reported to the .With evidence Indicating 'that I.upe Cionzalc's, 22, whoso (lead body, was found on the Missouri 1'acifle track near Placetlo Mils morning, may have been murder- ed and his body placed there, Jus- ice T. 'I', l.cnoir Is withholding his 'crdict hi tlte case Gonzales was a railway .laborer md had been working- lately as such at Vandcrbilt, the first station north of Placedo. Ills body was found in the middle of the track a mile niul ;i half above I'lacedo'by the section crew at seven this morning. Practically ail of the man's clothes except his socks' had -been stripped from his body. His were POLIGEllEFi ROTARY INTER-CITY NOT DEAD, GONTBAnY! MEET THIS EVENING TO GENERAL BEE Hoard of Directors Monday night all prepnratioEis for (Yoakiini Herald) fl'c 'rumor lhal was heard and refreshments had been made and that there would he accoinuio- iveral hundred peo- ple at tills affair, which will par- aboiit a hundred yards, up tho track mid the rails indicated that his body had been dragged down the. track for (hat distance.. hi the op- posite direction for three quarters of a mile bits of his clothing were strewn along the track. The body was bruised bill: not inaiigled. The right foot and skull were crushed and portions of (he 'Vo'aUug scattered along the track lo the point where the shoes were found. The absence of blood leads !o the belief that tlio man may have been murdered and his j Victoria-Uotarians tonight at the j Country Club will be host to nnuni- the streets of Yoakmn Monday r bor o[ Rotary Clubs representing that former City Police II. H. j the neighboring towns in an inter- Jiorellwas-killed is untrue, accord-idly meet. I'.olary Anns also will The OhrIndianoia Trail was the jnB informalion received here j attend the affair, which will begin principal highway from the coast a parly who made it their at tj o'clock, lo Western Texas' in the early days llllslncss ,0 timl out: How the false! oct.isioll wj, 'ft and many West towns were is ,mt known but, founded by immigrants who landed nevertheless it was Hie talk of the; .cj'.jou nveiy talk's It at Indianoia and traveled over it. town -Monday Due to Ihe ,t is the shorlest route from the Cact lhat carried an lake'of the nature! of a "pep" meet- on Ihe track ins, just ten days before the open. us her S. A splendid program has been ar- ranged by Ihc Program Committee. I il by il us en a of .he fair on Tuesday, U-ains passed through Placedo after nightfall, one at I'--1' the other at a. m., hut The Victoria Hoy Scout Hand will I when Station Annul render a special musical program and there will be many other en- tertaining features. Invitations to attend the event been ex- tended lo many citizens and eacli lias the privilege of bringing OTTON CROP ALWAYS >MALL IN. YEARS OF GULF HURRICANES The Stale lliiih.vay Department today received bids for the con- struction of 175 miles of new high way al an estimated cost of The bids included projects in Jackson. Goliad, l.avaca, Karncf and Matngorda Comities. The Graf Zeppelin flow over Ihr- mpnlh of Ihe Kibe Hivcr today u greet Dr. .Unco Kckcner on his ar rival home from Now York. Mr? rival uome IHMU Is concerned, both China ]xhmmn