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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 24, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyej Filled JACK KAHN Exclusive OptomctrUt Welder Bldg. Phone 233 -AFTERNOON EDITION i FOR FURNITURE ANP GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 159 P Seo, H. Frenchj Publisher, VOLUME 32 Timely Topics THE JHORNS which I liavfl reaped are of (lie tree I tliay liiivc lorn IT ALWAYS runns' w hear an able bodied nuui sellle u large sum on his daughter.- CHINA BEATEN BY GEN. KWE1S ARMY LONDON. Sept. Chinese .Nationalist soldiers wnif reported killed and 100 vvoundc.d when tho artillery supportini; the forces of (.Icm-ral Cbani; Vail Kwei shclloil tliree Iroop shlp.i the Xatioii.ilisl force? ivho took Hi-; firtd aRainsI him. according to dis- patches piildisVd In the evening horo. General {'liaup caplured .Valfonalifts in addition lo muni- Continued ou two) WEATHER REPORT l-'air toniKlil. Wednesdny partly Victoria is Given Publicity in Stones About Lizards. GIFT OF THOMAS STEELE Young Man Obtained Frogs While m This on Recent Visit. Tliomas steele. a young nuvi who .'incveil from Viclorhi lo Milwaukee xeit-> ago duing n iccenl ta this cil% four lioin. ei' anil took back to with' him. He presented them (o the U ishington Pnk ?oo the sift received prominen! mcnllini In tin; .Milwaukee news papers. The Milwaukee Journal published a one of the toids ind Hie foUownm -irttcle, erroneously states thai Jli'. ateelg is still a resident.of Victoria and shipped frogs to Mil- MEET MR. IGUANOIO LIZARD Four of th'o'famous horned toads have conic-. 16.Milwaukee to make their home ire slmertni? in the Waslliiislon Park ztio now and of their warm Texas sands Ode of the four tuads is shown The quartette came to the zoo from Tliomas Stecte- ot Vic- toria Comity, Texas, who remem- bered Mlliviiiilfcc pleasantly and so shipped them as a Bift lo the town. These loads are of the' same variety svi lhosc that have caused so mudi scientific wrangling re- cently over their alleged'ability to live for years shut up in rock pri- corner'stones, etc The scientific name ot this toail is mnannid lizard. GOEBEL ONLY ONE TO REACH BORDER FROM MEXICO CITY IIUOXVXSVII.l.K. Sept. Goebel. leader in the inter- national air derby from Mexico City to Kansas City, delayed his departure Icdny on the second lap of his joiiruey lo aw.iit the arrival of Ihe, vau of-tlu- race contestants. floebel was the on'ty one of Ibe Bi-nnp of 'American, Mi' and (.' fliers (lint left Mexico City yesterday to arrive here. He said be probably would hop off fur urxl overnight slop, lomor- rov.- t'loitdy. MEXICAN ACE SAFE. MK.XfCO CITY, Kepi. Colonel Itobrrlo Fiorro, Mexican forced down by engine trouble ye.Menlay .after he hopped off ill Jleith-o City air rra'c. was found safe today at Acttlpo Hidalgo. Kierro said n combination of fog and engine trouble compelled the landing. Peacox And The Jury rtra HI Seriously Considering Plac- ing Town Under Soldier Rule. CRIME SITUATION CAUSE Governoi Will Await Report on Conditions from Ranger Captain. It- Sept limit positive tliirtit ot m uti il foi norku ojl boom toun luiced bi Goicrnot I7au Moody to Tho Koveinor ht wab sen uusly considering 'martial law for the turbulent community. A threat ot such aclioti followed upon the heels of a xlatement by Ranger Captain Frank H.nmer that a worse i-riino situallon exists at IJorger than he lias seen for years. Governor. Moody said be would mil reach a decision until Hauler returns and makes a report on cnn- dilinns. 1 lamer has been slalioned at Horger sinci: tilt- assassination of District Allurner .lohn A. Earl Peacbx and the: jury, in whose' In progress in White Plains, N. Y. of his wife, hands his tifeTesls in trie trial "how' Peacox is charged with the murder OWNER IS -BLAMED FOR CABARET FiBE MANY 4RE SUIN IN I HORSE RJCING ELECTION RIOTS IN FEATURE VICTORIA VERA CRUZ, MEXICO FAIR, OCTOBER 8-12 MEXICO Sangiimary clashes dnrins local Jlections in the Slate of Vern Cruz Snniby resulted in ileafh .'oil of person-.-, .icicfdinp to estimates today by the newspaper .al'rcnsii here. The horse raiing features of Iho fairs llu-oiipIioiit'Tf.vas this fall lo atlrac'ling more Inlerest and enthn- _____ siusm from the public has been maiiifi'st heretofore. DKTKOIT, Sept. Colin, propricliir of Ihe Study Club, Ihe downtown cabaret in which lives were when it was swept by fin: Friday, was blamed for the fragcily today by nnnnin MtCrea, assistant prosecutor. "The hlauip, if there was any blame, resls fairly and sipiart'ly on Ihe shoulders of McCrea said. The- Sosiiin Kairf which closed Patimlay. hud its double capat-ity Further advices indicaleih that chuck'full each after- ilie nuniher in Ihc clashes horse- UNSEALED TELEGRAMS TO BE DELIVERED exceeded 200. LINDBERGH PARTY IN DUTCH GUIANA MIAMI. Sept. bis trail blazing tropic niail flight ,-OM- pletcd. Col. A. l.indboinh resllnK today at Par.imallio. Dutch tiuiana, in preparalhra for bis starl Inmnriow on another Irlp in which he will describe, a lon.e ircle over tin; Carihlu'an men save them as good and as cs- an osiiibilion pMvtdcd a special blank and envelope whii h will be tor turned li> KniKSMlle HI fate n ;e of murder attordins to Coniilj C II Reese of Mchers Coimtj Shcritf Tf left foi Salnidav nlghl to relmn the attused woman to thh cit> from Austin, tthcrc bbe Ins been since Longs death The tlMige against Her was made h> Ihc sheilfts ilep.irtment and count .iflnrnei .iftor an in _ yesliRatton of seveial dajs Jni{ upon leteipl of. a report from tiw pathological ,nboratoncs of Ihd slalc health department of the coulcnls of Lous s stomach showed traces of-slrycli- nine. At in iiKjittst held before Ins lice T M Colston mi Ihe d.iv of [.ling's deilh, it developed that ,L pol-'ilosf tu the fannh had died just i iKiuutes be fine LOUR died MM Longs tes linioiiy was to the effect that she and" her husband had relumed from u shopping lour that a tier- nonji and that he.had partaken of a Itghl limed. later'complaining of fielini; ill hht bid gone to neighljors nnd on hei- return found her husband iincouscldus with'-'ati cmpij liottle bc.iiin: .1 lii'ii.ilu.i label nearby. She called a sician. who pronounced life -ex- hint Testimony of other witnesses Idd to Ibe cxriniiuatiiMi of tlie contents of Long's stomach and the sub.-ie.- iliicnt .irresl of Mrs. lieiiry Kalm of Houston, who has been" re- tained as attorney' for Mrs. Lons. was In KliiKsvllle Sunrtay lo ar- rnnxe for her preliminary hearing. MURDER CHARGE FILED. AUSTIN. Sept. .'nl her cotifinenifim in lho Travis County jail since Friday on' ii charce nf murder growing out of tho death nf her husband. Mrs. J. S. Long of Klngsvllln today prcpai iiip to seek her freedom -im a writ of liaheas corpus. The woman was arrested hi-re by Sheriff Coley White on a cum-i plain! made September IS by ISIicrilf W. T. Moseley of KleberK 1 County. Her husband died Sop- jU'inber 11 and an'analyais of his js-tnmach. slate Iinilth offiriajs wiid. showed of pjisoulup. Jlrs. Lous; has denied since lit! airest bore any tonncc jtlitn with her hiipband's sudden death. i_________________________ _., {suggested phrasing? for mes- 5 have been conipiled for lir: i cdiiveinenie of patrons, j The company also .that'll has made provision, for tin- sending; oC cadkM greetings to jbc sont lor as little ;vs to !these countries'. ;