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Advocate (Newspaper) - October 3, 1929, Victoria, Texas Filled DR, JACK KAHN Excluiivc Oplomelriil G01MO Welder Bidg. Phone 233 3eo. Hy French, Publisher, -AFTERNOON EDITION FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Termj Phone 153 VOLUME 32 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA Timely Topics IT IS ALWAYS safe to liwn, even from our seldom safe to venture to liistim-t even our fi lends. THE DEMAND for iini-ondltlonal compulsory automobile Insurance, wlilrli led to the per- haps law, si.'cms to bare diminished. In ft.s I'laco has uppcarc-d a new view- jniliil which has in-educed such laws aa tl.osu til "effect In Califor- nia, New York and a few other In general these laws provide that a motorist, in of nn accl- lienl caiised by his own careless- ness, ninsl pay all judgments ntsatnst him and provide a bond or an Insurance policy against fWiiro ik'ttlilfiild before again be- ii.'H to drive. This is not compulsory insiiraiicc In' any sense. Tho careful, competent motorist has nothing to fear. The legisla- tive and financial hurden Is placed where it belongs-----on those who cause accidents. Tim constant incixwc in driving an idi'iils has apparently made .some son of legislation necessary and these laws, while comparative- ly .new tnid nntrii'il, n-onlil seem fair reasonable. .There Is no room on highways for the. reck- less, (lie incompetent or (he ig- norant. Nor shoiiiii others pay for their mistakes. coin, pidsory insurance, such as cxem- lilffied by the Massachusetts ordin- uiicij. overlooked HUH simple fact and caini: immcdh'.tely to Brief, livery illizei, who drives a car wilj uwali with lull-rests the results of Hits newer type of accident legisla- tion. AMONG THE daily newspapers in Itin United States twelve name- words are used for news- mipcrs. as follows: News, MS; Tlnies.-in 1; Journal, ifii; J-12; Tribune, SOS; Record, SO; lie- 1'iihlicaii. 79; 1'rcss. 10; Star, GT. Uaxcllc. Democrat, O'J; Sun, 02. Printer. IF YOUR advoi Using isn't pull- ing as il should, the fatill ,-nay not with advertising but with kind of copy yon ,-yre using. Just make, a change jn your appeal. Thrit'.s- what the little boy in the story did. You remember that a lady of uncertain age was called la (lie door of her cottage by a shaver of a lad, 'oo want to buy some 'idleIlllcns? did you say? 'oo waul some 'illle .lit tens? is it? 'oo waul to buy dam Grocers Ifirllo- tin. THE OTHER day got an in- vitation to a parly, it read: "Tlie party will be gin at o'clock." phono girl's "Oh, yes. after I'd called al the wrong.address she gave VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE. THURSDAY 'AFTERNOON, OCTOBER Subicription: Per Annum NUMBER MANY COMING FOR H 0. RODRNHAMEK new national cohimarider the American Lioion, He was elect eel today at the Louisville Corwcn tion and is the first man elevated to that post without a vots JK ft Hot Springs Begins Roundup to Catch Austin Slayers Forty Undesirably Arrested m Borger Raids All Kfady'jir the World Scries He jwas declared elected liy acclama. tion at the request of rival. chief LEGION ELECTS NEW CQMMANOER BY ACCLAMATION l.OUISVILLM. Oct. I.. liiMU'iilumcr of Kl Dorado, Ark., today was elected by acclamation commander of the American Le- al national Legion convention here. It was tin- first lime in history ihal. a man was t'levaled to the highest position without the formality of a vole. ISodcnhainer'.s dramatic ascension lo the com- niaiKlei-shij) cainy ulion his- chief rival asked the deleyaies to sus- pend Hie. con vent ion rules and de- clare llodcnltamer-coi'.imandcr with- rnil a SENATE, OPPOSES PRESIDENT HOOVER ON TARIFF ISSUE WASHIXCTOX, CK-t. After thriro repudiating President Hoover on the flexible tariff, thu Senate today resumed its tai-iff war with a Ualtlo over flxini; Hie valna- Young Men Regarded as Sus picious Characters Jail- ed by .Wholesale. ALL FINGERPRINTED! Bobby Ellis Returns to Hous- ton to Work on Simi- liar Cace. Special lo The Advocaie. i IIO'L' SPlil.N'fiS, Ark.. Oct. One hiiuilreil and eleven special po-j llc-o have roiitid np of sny- f that they inny sfnnihte upon Ihree yomiK meii wanted in connec- tion uith (be to death in a local hotel room last Thursday of Preston It. Austin, hged mil- lionaire cattle-raiser of Victoria. Texas, who bad come lo this city 15, Several young men, between the ages of 20 and 25, have been ari-est- d within the last two days, some of whom fill in .a general way Ihe descriptions of the three alleged to have been seen'in the hotel the of the slaying and robbery and all have been photographed and 1 fingerprinted and the data seni to; i lie bureau of identifications. Wash-; ilifton. Among those arrested are four Italians from Cleveland, Ohio, who were arraigned in the City Court Thursday, and Kuntciued to five, days in Oic ciiy jail on charges of vagrancy until officers conhl check on Iheir records. They are John n jHQoming Houses Also Raid eel by Soltiicis Enforcing Maitial Law SMITH FUNERAL T0r I GERMAN FOREIGN. lAUTGS ALLOWED TO BE HELD ON .MINISTER: DIES' TiW ON PAVEO MORNING AT AUSTIN; ,rf; SECTION OF ROAD IIUNV Oft. of (the. Brcatcst ffeurcs on the inlcr- The 'funeral of Kniesl Kingswell post war horizon was re- Smith of NViv vorlc. former Victor i Fifty or More Cities ami Towns to Have Lartje Representations, GREAT Yorktown and Refugio Bolh to Send Delegations Num- bcriny Over 100. the' two '.highway convention; I j a htld In this iil> iieit diir ing the Sixth Sjinpil Ui tikt Fail iLtoiditiB to tins bj the Clir.inbcr of. Commerce from infev cities mil counties fn n. spom-e to telegraphic Inquiries to tlieir representation. Ihe fusl Loinoulioii Mill be held October S to momolj (lie constniction of the Old Indian- oil Ti ul -is a -Hto ind fcikrsl This toad runs irom bin to Port 0 Connot inil 1 o; I I mil II d shorten Hit- dittanto be sin tutbnio and Aittoru Ui loss tb in one Imiidred mile? The second convention ml! port i direct Iii0hwa> fiom iorl Woith mil Oillv, Mi Httisboio "O Cimeroii LaGran0t Hal Itttsillle and Victoria to tho tower Itio Grindi. and Mexico. Tills is the shortest, route that; eonhl he followed and does not pvary over a iew'miles from a [straight line at any-point.' former County Jmlge joltn of Fayetle County, who and musician of note, whose I" sudden death I Slrcssman, f lii'ii, will lake plitce al his boyhood home, UL Nick Padvoana, in- i aaovihiii- Jo advices receired here, rent .Ill, and Joseph Hoss. j Olhors being held are Mike .1 funeral party started South Mr. Smith is survived j Strcssinan was stricken at mid- j Rcionsness. dying al a. m. lo- day. Mitchell. IS. IIclosv.. Mo.; Sam Mil-' .lohnj'0 ilis -Miss llunlah MISS NANCY BEATY 'BECOMES BRIOE OF Uoircr mid .Miss N'miry Itisitj' WITO njarriod ru St. Ann's Chni'ch tn Kan An luiifo WrUiicsctiiy, Rev, u. nyy. administrator of tin- t-liuich. ornUnjr thv c-eromnny. which wlincssvil by only tin; imnit: i1 families of llio coiu incline Miss Oru HiNiiy, of ihr hrldc, rolluT of th nnil Tito tuns irronni. GOVERNMENT WILL OPPOSE DELAY IN- TRIAL OF BANKER rlicll. 20, Sprlngficjld, 111.; i'riUL-cr, 16. .Maiignna, Okla of Knowlcs. 2S. tii'eetn-itU us. and Herbert Oler, i Holland, the daughter of 5. K. Hollaiul. bwilicr; one. son. Itiiird; one brolber, .Ins. S. Smith ct lloiislon, and a number of sis'- ter.s. YORK. Ool. mmi'tlliiio irhil fnr Clinvh-s aMijimtT, president tif I lie iitt'. llauk, ctuivKcd wi lici'i of liair ;L inillinn ilollnr Tollu- th tho Ttiltlc Tlu> Stales Altonioy iinnoiUKTil loilay. ('luis H. itltorimy in the I Mrs. .1. II. member of one of Vicloria's pnimliicnt families. Hi. is a hvi'I- inj: yimnc ivincliman and a gentleman of die finest worth. Tin' lirldc is tin- (alciitrtl ami winsome young daughter of (i. S. Ih'sity of San Antonio mid formerly resided in ihis rily. Mr. and Mrs. Klcmini; will make Iheir home hoi-o at thn Kh'inini: ivsidence after a short lunr. i BUSINESS HOUSES WILL CLOSE HALF OAY DURING FAIR I'i'aeiieally pvcvy bnsinoss in ihe lily will observe a hairday holiday Thursday. Oflober In. In order Dint the employers rind their The latter five have been in Ibo _ city two or three weeks and seem i to know eaeli other, alihongh slop i CfDICQ Tfl ping al differciU places. Sum Mil- j URLU OLillLu IU chell anil .lohn Kvinger i-anie lo tin: j jail lo sec Mike Mitchell, who was Ihe first arrested and were prompl- j ly arrested also. Tbe Mitchell i youths have light hair, all Ihe nth- j crs being held have dark hair. One BE BULLETINED AT THE FAIH FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. BONNER AT BLOOMINGTON Mailssia Cordelin liunncr. j Illpll at her home al mourning-. [HUll Traffic is iioiv being allowed to 'highway a short distance this side of Telfdrncr, n stretch which was cuniptcled a few weeks ago. The liavcniRiit is on Stale Highway Ii. Tin: slum stretch.eliminates Ihe rough deloar that, heretofore led lo Telferner, Travel over Ihe road began Wednesday. Dndil ami Kan Iten- ilo. who have the coniract for the srelimi of Highway K between Ibis .rily and Ihe roniity lini.., ari. now laying eimcieli- lln: (lar- cilas t.'riMik am! Trlfcnti'l-. jHOLMES SLAYER SOUGHT Many Sunrrnonecl Before Military Court Today for Questioning. 1 01 f Hi lev millfm tnnil licit Mill (ineMicm iboul 10 tiniltai, ihlei, today who bun loimdcd un m cffoili to siiiiiish the criminal element of iliis upstart oil town, now under mar tial law. Stale troops stationed here made rants on dance halls, liquor es- tablishments and rooming houses Wednesday night. The majority of the suspects arrested were lodged In jail. Those released will ap- pear today before the court for ipiest ioning. Hi'igadier Ceneval Jacob v. I'-TS. commander of tlm truopsYs.iid the dragnet was tbroivn 0111 for eral bad men.' Tim worked nil nigh; direction of fen rangcrs been busy here since tin: murder of District Attrmiuy .folinny A. Holmes on Seiitetnlier 13. CIRC llil ,r. died of the i'lis seen in the hotel i said to have light hair. Hubby Kilts of Houston. Texas, one of tlie foremost detectives in the Southwest, has returned to his homo after spending nearly six hero investigating (he slaying, A rnhlicry in Houston similar lo ihe one engineered hero called him home. A rinkcrlon deloetive has been sent here to lake the place of Ellis. Tin- I'inkrrton worker. Phillip U Ict.'.iinT. was given all information litaiuoil by Kills and oilici-s rc- rtrding the cases. :S, ISi'.l. and located al ten from Goliad County about years, agu. Her bnsbaml. TlioiiKW I'.oniier, .1 well known linildins Irai.-lor. died five years ami. IKniiier is Kiirvivcit hy twn Will PARTICIPATE m u i CAID DiPco iNALL FAIR RACES! HEARD BY LIONS! In view of (lie fatt Fire I'revcn- tiun U'cuk will bo. observed in this city October 0-12, the program :v'J today's [.ions (Mob Itmchcmi In j apiiropriale. Ike t'oliwi, ,-ily tire marslial., was the princijial speaker, beint; in-i trodiiued by .1. KelscrlJ l-'ifo wlioT ke been trying fo secure (be Km- of tills highway for vWrs" land expressed tbe belief that tho- Victoria roiive'ntlon ivoulrt attain' jlhal cud. said. that Kiyvcllis i County tad -lie money to pave: Its open section from iJi- Craiigu (o the Lee Connty Ifne. i The'suction In Kayctte Connly jfrom LaGrauge to tins [ty line and from the Lavaca County Coutluiied on uaiie'two; ilu- .Mr. hiw fy ratc WAKE OF STORM IN SOUfKEBN'STATES ATLANTA. Oct. ituRKvrlnK from nndcr tho wivvk- iKe of the West India IiurrK-.-siin today were menaced l The liaH-ball Fi-rii-a for 11m [world's ibv riiii-iiKi) Cubs of Ihe National jgnc and Philadelphia Alblelic.s of jtltu AiiK-rlcan will on iday the Viiioria JWstrid Pair. Dnkv and uiBuy (lunncr of I'.loom An-iiiiKiMiioiils will made luiftipon; one daiighler. Mrs. Kr.nili receive railin tlf the cnmcs j Burner al Hie fair grounds in one of inotlicr, Mrs. M. exhibition halls. A Imlli'lhi Sarcn. Collad Cflinity. Iniiinl also will he placed on the proa riling years of ipViiti] a I Annual Victoria Dislrin li" better I ban ever with Liniulji'i- of lio i haling. The racing (ommillce consists of .1. M. Vicktvins. chair- mr.a; T. stcrne and J, M. Slokcs. I In: -SiMh l-'air will a gn-ali-r >cs tlic- fin- haiisrd. Mr, I'HiiKh- thr- 'lays (.if fast s tori; ter should j r.ivrs .n KmiM in u'rt.iid i Khn-M.-i a j Hit' CnrutiiKiK as drliiges of rain ntiro towards Ilio Atlnnllc. -liltip Vk-j ge or Ute Corpus Oirifttl: her i employs iniirht he iuv.'d an up- island and Ihe n- by inning and Hie featnrc plays megaphoned rturins the horso vaccs. -------------i Tin- sames pbsyeil in I'bllad.-l- Vicinria phia will aboin will tin? nbniii Virioriu lime. The 1'liil.i- gi-and- .lohn inning .Uigby or ISevvillo Ituhv of no, aSe: five h.'tn" o. HIShy of porlnnity to altcnil Un District Kair. AM store; promptly at 12 o'clock noon The day has been designated jilelpbia Kami'.-; probably will be over Pioneer's Day al the fair and limi-jbcfc'irc raies begin at tlrcds of ihe hardy pioneers of this jo'cliK k lint (lie rbivaso Kames will section will no donbi ine.-ciil jstfll be in proBreps when thv races tin- .folin (U- Sinlon A. K Icnio ami liigby mid two M'sltrs, Mr.-, ruid Mrs. ,S. A. Ihis The funeral was from lesi- deiicc Ihis afternoon at o'clock jwitli burial in the Crescent Vallcy Kev. A. j. Carson, I'astov of Iho vtrsl Hapilsl Church