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Advocate (Newspaper) - October 1, 1929, Victoria, Texas Examined-Glwses Fitted blue oer so much superloi merchandise, but unless he can sell I' It will not add lo his proflls, but deteriorate In value on his cliches Good, interesting, well-written ad- vertisements selling forth the :le- sirablo (ealures'of the merchandise should be run in lhe loca) paper everyday or week, lhe case may he. Without advertising, a merchant must wait until .3 customer slum- blcs Into his-store, lo sell him. This plan will not succeed In tills age. Tiicre Is too muc'h competition fron live, ivfdc-aivitJiC mercliamlisers who are advertising their wares lo the public. They have educated lhe pitblli; lo read advertise- ments. This is lhe modern method of shopping. MA SAYS lhe best way to defend unrsclrcs from leftovers'at Hie (able is tn clean up at each meal. Oticss'somebody said before that a sturdy attack was the bent de- fense. GENE, "SO you want me to visit MUlarii, "Yes, please do. I've teen terribly, lonesome since my puppy dog died." VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE. TUESDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 1, Subicription: per Annum NUMBER 44 FOUR MORE ARRESTS IN AUSTIN CASE tt X ROTARIANS HEAR SPEECHES ABOUT VICTORIA FAIR Detailed Information concerning he approaching Sl.xth Annual vic- toria District Fair, October S-12, w-as given lhc Victoria Kotarians regular weekly meeting today ai noon by J. Italplt Calhoun, presi- dent of the h'air Association. 0. A. Priugle, manager of the C. ot C. spoke briefly of the bright prospccls of the annual celebration, an event thai is gaining wide popu- larity over Hie entire state. Mr. Calhoun, also chairman of to- day's program committee, extend- ed thanks to Kred li. Shields for contributing lo lhe day's enler- tainmcnt by means of carrying a scientific experiment. Dr. Shields, wth a.number of packages ot var- ious kinds of'cigarettes, distribut- ed a "fag" lo each Rolarlaii, all of whom declared they "knew their cigarettes." When the tobacco had been smoked. Dr. Shields asked tho members .their opinion of the kind of-cigarette they had been given, u M. I.cvinson was the only one to numc the brand. The club voted favorably on a recommendation by the Playground Committee that tho playground iiro- jcct be abandoned due lo the fact few it any children ever make use the grounds anil equipment.' 'I student loan fund also'fame ID for a bit of attention. >I. K: Dennett, consulting-en- gineer of Chicago, was llie guesl or IF. T. Brewstcr. President Allan Shields presided at the meeting. Minutes of the pre- vious meeting were read for Pres- ton Tom. club secretary. The next meeting will take place a', the fair, grounds in recently constructed automobile exhibition building.- Hurricane Wearing Self Out In Georgia Swamps 88 XX K K. K -K K K K H Prisoner's Poem Gomes From Victoria Jail FORMER OFFICER SUFFER SANOTHER PARALYTIC STROKE Tohe Vogt, former deputy cit marshal of .this city, who was stricken with unnttysis while at lii farm Saturday, suffered a second stroke last night ami is not expect eJ to survive, his many friends will grieved to learn. The first stroke affected Mr. Vogt's right side and the. second his lefl side, All hope of his re covcry has been abandoned am his death is momentarily expected 3- AUTO STOLEN IN COLORADO COUNTY ABANDONED HERE THREE ETftllEQ- Nassau in Hums as Storm Moves on Florida Inland. -Course Slightly East. of Pensacoia Last D A-M GREAT Hurricane. Warnings Lower- ed ;A long Alabama and Mississippi Coasts. ATLANTA. 'Ocl. The caprieous Iropjpal liurric-aiie i 'Mizzle lo meleroiogisla since, it swept nut ot the West Indies' more than a week- today, Is t-j be brushing- settled regions' of Southern Georgia. The storm is reported to have turned t'lighlly inland oast of Pen- s.icola. .Kla% last night, headed lo- iv.ird 4he cross- couniry jump from the Atlantic. The hurricane warn- Ings were lowered along lhe Ala- bama anil' Mississippi -coasts as "the storm look Ihis course. Communication with Tallahassee, Fla., which had been Isolaled from the outside since midnight, was re- stored shortly afler 9 a. m. today. The International News Sen-Ice At- lanla Uureau received a telephone call from the Tallahassee Democrat reporting: no great damage result- ed from the slorm ;ihcre, although the. power plant out of com- mission. Twenty persons are r.port.d dead and the' c.ty of N, au ,n from the urnc.n. that struck Apala Fla Monday (fmcrn.Kimul Victoria News of Long Ago MURDER SUSPECTS IN BORGER CASE UOKGKIt, Tex, Oct. One hundred kahki-clad armed mei Palrolled the streets of Korger to- day as the second day of martial law for this three-year-old oil boom town got under way. The .soldiers replaced lhc civil authorities, who have been com- pletely disarmed. Brigadier Gen- eral Jacob P. of the Tex- as N'allonal Guard is In complete control of the situation. The promised development of his efforts is tn purge the city of or- ganized crime anil lo bring to jus- A car owned by Stiles, well the'murderers of District At- inown Colorado County business man, and stolen tram the streets of Klrldge on August 15 was found abandoned in the brush in lhe northern limils of this cily near Ihe Uoelt home Monday, The car was recovered by lhc Sheriff's Department and probably bad been at the point where It wns found for a week or more. It was out of running order, which likely waa the reason for its abandon- ment, if will bo returned to Mr. Stiles following its repair. torncy John A. Holmes, assassin- ated two Weeks ago while he stood !n his yard with his wife and moth- er-in-law. A dozen suspects are held In jail. The military authorities arc In- clined to'believe that a list of jury- men called on duty a short time before Holmes' death figured In his slaying, it is pointed out that the jury list was stolen a few flays before Holmes was nmbushed. H contained the names of sixteen re- putable Borger citizens. FALL COTTON CROP NOT TO EXCEED THOUSAND BALES The Iwo gins' 'operating cily have ginned -130 bales lo dale, us compared jvlth nearly bales at this1 time last season. The gins arc running now only on Saturdays. The gluniags last Saturday amount- ed to 11 bales. While Ihe.n-ealher has been most favorable for a top crop, the rav- ages ot the boll wevil have been so bad it is not believed that the fall gihnlngs will reach t'.ionsaml bales for the entire county. The price paid for cotton here' today was cenls, basis middling, and for seed. N'o rain of any consenucnce has fallen in lhe county since the laiter part of July and drouthy conditions are beginning to prevail. JUAKES CONTINUE TO ROCK HAWAII HONOLULU, Oct. earthquake situation on the Island of H.nvaiia. particularly the Kona seclfon, is sill) causing apprehen- sion today. A series of heavy quakes, which began September 19, shook Kona about noon yesterday and con- tinued through the afternoon with one-minute intervals. ASSOCIATION'. A new association was organized on Monday last by a number of onr German fellow citizens, lo be hcre: after known as Koitschrii, which translated into English means pro- gressive or forward. The follow- ing are .the officer's, to wit: Adam j.Iatho, president; K. MelciiioY, vice- I president; K. funnel, secretary; and L. K. Muck, j The Advocate of April 11, 1S91. HAFT MBHTIXG. The committee consisting of (I.Messrs. J. M. llrowuson, J. Mit- chell and J. A. McFaddin, appoinl- erf by tho Cllizcns' Meeting on the ITlh ot .laimary lo examine the work on lhe channel flanking the (iiuuutlapc River raft and report its condition, have performed these du- ties and will report to a meeting to bo called by President 0. L. Fly, Ksq., to meet this aflcrmion at 2 The Advocate of April 11, IS91. KISIHN'G PARTY. The fishing party consisting of K. t.lnn. K. L. Diuilap, J. T. Soiilliwcll and J. Jamleson. whose departure is elsewhere menlloned, arrived in Tuesday from Indianola with a fine calch and report a pleasanl excursion. Mr. Southwell got back just in time to hear the announcemenl of his election as councilman from the 2nd Krom The Advocate of April II U'JI. VIOLATKI) tJUAKAXTINK. On Monday Ihe case pf C. B. Mar- tin was called at Kdna. He was charged with evading the quaran- tine restrictions- His atiorney en- tered a plea of guilty and Mr. Mar- lin was fined }1 and costs. The last was Ihe firsi consMeralion and tooled up J2I. At the lime of this alleged Infraction Mr. Martin was engaged in selling to grangers and actual settlers a large bony of laud In Jackson County. This result bus considerably dampened Ms ardor, ll is quite natural. .The peo- ple of Jackson Comity should by ail means'pay both.fine.and costs. Advocate of April 11, IS51. 4 Mr. Gottlieb Dietzel that. the. calico ball given at Lucy'.on' lhe '3rd .lust.; was a most.pleasiirablc affair. Tlie weath- er was all thai ..could bo desired and lhe Alliance Hall was crowded with guests, including a numbet of ladies and gentlemen from the cily. Panciiig began early In the. evening and continued uninterruptedly until morning. There were many neat and admirable calico coslumes. The j prize was carried off by Miss Uoia Holzhetiacr, who received 9S voles. The contest was close belween Miss Holzheuscr and Miss Rosa Polka of this city, the laiter receiving 53 Tliu Advocate of April 11, 1S91. MANY OUT-OF-TOWN GOME HERE FOR AUSTIN FUNERAL TRAIN SERVICES TO SAN ANTONIO TO BE RESUMED TOMORROW Vicloria is still without direct train service with San to 200 feet of lhe western treslln approach lo the Southern Pacific bridge over tho Ruadnliine Hiver al Cuero being destroyed by a of unknown origin hue Sunday morning. i It Is cjpeciod thai the approach will he repaired in time for the train service to be resumed Wed- nesday, in lhe meantime trains from San-Antonio are being oper- ated by Lindenau and lhe Povt I.a- vaca train to Victoria Is being run to Cnero on the schedule of the San Antonio train. Passengers, nwfl and freight between San An- lonio and Victoria are being trans- ported by the way ot ncevillo and Kcnedy. Thu following, were among the many uut-of-iown friends who came j here lo alleiid the funeral of 1'reston it. Austin Monday: anil Mrs. C. S. K. llollaml and son, Kaymoml. Armstrong. Klebcrg, Jr. Klebcrg and Dick San and Mrs. It. H. Welder, J. D. Cage and Hal Man- gram. Magill. Scoll anil Iticli- aril Cook. 11. I.vicas. Pclliis. M. l.amler. Ray. .Mineral Wubli. Long n. Stevens. roil Taylor. 0. Mcrnilz. H. Kinsler. Writes Beautiful Verse Re- penting Life He Has Led. TITLE IS [Hot Springs Officer Sent to j Clarksdale, Miss., to Question Party. HELD ON SUSPICION Ail Suspects Jailed at Hot Springs Establish Alibis and are Released. Special to The Advocate. HOT SPRINGS, Ark Otl 1 r- An announcement by the police ot an additional reward of luttk Ing a total of and that iota- beiv had been establish ed as Iho onl} motive lhc de Ivclopmeiits loday In the luvcsllgj tlon of the mysterious niuidei of i'restou R Austin, wealth) Vic- Says He is Ollt Of TobaCCO i'011'1' in his holel anri tn Ihn llcre Thursdax night and Wants to Break the Bean Diet. Victoria, Texas. Sept. 30, 1929. Editor. The Victoria -Advocate, Victoria, Dear Sir: I nni attaching a little -in officer 11 lo be sent from here lo Clarksdale, Miss, to question three men and a, woman held as peels there They arrested last night merely on suspicion bc- which I though you might possibly Being confined in Hie county Jail witli no -typewriter at hand I have to send this in longhand. Hope thai you can read it. If yon can use this poistiy and feel, that it is worth anything I ivill surely appreciate It', I am completely' Oiit of tobacco and money. Von know a few ccnu helps onl'in jail, as yon'can send out and buy something to ent and break, the bean diet. Hoping you use this whether or not you think il worth.any cash, I am Sincerely youre, H. P. S. If you do use appreciate it very much if you would send me a copy of the paper. It. THINKING cause they answered to some lhe descriptions of iiispiclous per- jsons about the liotel the nlghi [of the murder..police said, verse. All suspects held here been released. Tho reward offer ed by the Austin family at Victoria, Tex Robeit Bllib, lulioually Known fingerprint expert of Houston, said his Investigation had produced no ludlcating the motut other iliaii robberj. C. Bouic, prosecuting attorney, had previous- ly lhe llieon that Austin may have made enemies In a cat- tle traiibaction and lhe muider was plotted by'them: Ellis eipiessed the belief that Aubltn's deatii was nol anticipated (by his siajero, His opinion is that the robbers bound and gagged him to enable them to escape easily ,md that Austin strangled lo death, Austin's 'hands were bonnet- be- jhind him and lied lo the bed slats JHK leet also were bound and tied I lo the bed posl fishing Thinking, thinking, alwavs think-i'" cord was used The victim s Sand m it. i kerchief wns stuffed in. his mouth Of lhe oulcast 1 ve become; 01 llie home and'little family with cfforl I could have won. and his cravat tied over his mouth. The handkerchief, Is have been chloroformed but ihi.i has not been established Austin was on his bide'on the bed fnllj dressed The body was found Knda> afternoon though [the crime If thought to bwn TniHking. Ihinking, always think- I Of the man I could have been; iTIiiiikliiff of the mauy chances, o I've let so dritlingr with the wind, jcammiited during Thursdas nisb.1 j! j It if lhat he stlacKcd Thinking, thinking, always think-Us he entered the room and render led unconscious bv a blow on the Wllh ;l heart full ot pain. back of tho'head. Marks on lhe FAMOUS SCULPTOR I COMES TO CITY TO MAKE DEATH MASK j Knrico Cerracchio of New York, i noted sculptor who formerly rcsld- And just wondering daily. If will let me try again. carpet intlicalcd that be had fallen forward on his faco on the floor. It Is believed that he was then Carried (o the bed and bound and gagged. Tho robbers effected an entrance liryan Is held In jail! I" Austin's room through the door Jon a charge of auto theft and two [charges ot forgery. He is lo have stolen a car from the Grunder Auto Company and to have passed Iwo torged checks for small amounts on lhe llaller Dry Goods Company and Alexander's Ilackui Store. ed a( Houston and designed the niiiginfIcent Sam Houston Monu- ment there, came lo Victoria Sun- day tr> a death mask ot Pres- ton li. Austin, prominent Victoria ranchman, farmer and capitalist, who was murdered In his hotel room at llol Springs. Ark., hut was unable 10 do ao owing lo iho con- dlllon of the body, which was senl home hi a sealed casket. Jlr. was recently com- missioned to make :i bust of Clar- ence Harrow, famous Chit-ago law- yer. ContlDuid on page two) vicToiliie MUCH IMPROVED RAYON PRESIDENT DIES; BELIEVED VICTIM OF STRIKE ELIZABETH. Tenii.. Oct. G. Kunnier, acting president c-: the Rayon Mills .in Happy Val- ley, was found dead at his home here today, a victim of the strike j disturbances, it is believed. i The condition of James F. jder. chairman of the board of tin j Victoria National Bank leading i ranchman of thi-i section, is mucli improved loday. Ms numerous friends will be reassured lo leani. Mr. Welder became seriously ill shortly after his return from au ex- tended visit to Colorado Springs two weeks ago. It is ihought thai the Jiigh altitude of Colorado Im- paired his health and, that whan. I his system becomes accustomed 1o j (tils climate ajain ao wilt enjoy I his usual good health. ;