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Advocate (Newspaper) - November 26, 1929, Victoria, Texas Eyw Fitted Exclmive Optometrist 60J-10 Welder Bldg. Phone 233 -AFTERNOON FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 159 Timely Topics WERE I so tall lo reach Ihe pole, Or xnisp Die Ocean with my span, 1 must lie mcas.nrinl by my sinil; mind's Die st.-indard 0[ the FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORtACOUNTYTsECOND. SOUTH WEsrl _JOCTORIAPAILY ADVOCATE. TUESDAY 26. Subicription: Per Annunj NUMBER 91 BOY BANDIT WRECKS CRACK TRAIN __ i j TWENTY YEARS UKO, beforei passage: of the federal itcscrvt Act, sucli a disaster lo the sloci market as recently occurred i New York would have precipitated .-i money p.-iulc, which would liavej caused u lurrible fiiuinclal calam-j ily in uvc'i-y seclion Hie counlry. The recenl crash In ihe live values of stocks, caused hy NO. CONTRACTS FOB VICTORIA HIGHWAYS I TT QV PnUUICOinM LCI 01 excessive gambling, not entirely confined lo tt'alj (Street it should Im kept In mind. not caused bank failures ami Ihe breaking; o' commercial houses gseiierally us (he older panics as in 1'juT. "WHAT WOULD you do if horse fell into your I'd pull Ihe Ow." TO MANY FOLKS Thnnksg-lvini; niid Christmas menu liirkeys, and (he public seiieralty will he Klad (o know that this year's turkey croji will ijc nboiu nine cenl larger (Iran production liwl year in leading produeliij! slates. accordiiiB -In cslimales by. ihe bureau of agri- (iilluial economics. Unileil Stales Department nt AKrtc-'ulture. I'rae- tloilly iilj icailtng slates liavc ici- rveascd this year, but (lie larfier increases are in the eas't- ern and southwestern slates, where (he crop has been'small in rti-cnl years. I'rcdiii-fion 1ms increased this ycar in (he U'ostern states hut in- creases are less marked than in The bureau points out. how- ever, Dial increases in the West- ern uron Ka very hu-fiely inlo the (.oiiiiner'cial Inrkei- Hint increases tliere are likely have a relaiively greater effect on ihe tin key market -situation than are increases in other Weather conditions were fairly favorable -for turkey raisiiiK over mi-si of.the country this year, ami Ihe adoidion o! boiler mclhods of hnndliiiK turkeys and the commer- C'ai anil sale of youns 1'Cnlts are. In lai-pc part credited with (he im-Teased producijon. The condition of the youiii; turkeys about 1 as reiiortcd growers wa's ahoiu averase for that date, und Ihe reports indicate a dis- iwsllion in smne slate to push the finishing of (he birds so as have ii largier Ihan usual nronorllmi re.-iily by si feed shorlasc ami hinh prices of feeds may also tend lo IIII.--ICH in.-irkfliiij-x, Hie Innean aiiys. )N HJS ARMISTICE Day address 1'residenl (louver spnkc in favor nf making foeil cargoes non-contra. Iwnd In lime of war. roiiileiniuni; in Kcneral terms the efforl of a hul- llserenl to starve out Ihe women and children of a nadon at war. Tin- reaction or the various Ik'lls Oieat Drllivin. an islan should fnvor Ihe policy, for main reason England has finikin Ic. control Ihe seas has licen to pre- vcnl the .slarvalion of her people i.t war a hloi kade. il is intcrestin.K to recall. the World War (he "le Commission ill its remilar monthly which will come lo h dose ludiiy. The fullMivirii; contracts of local lu_- lorest were. lot yesterday: Coiinly, S.7 miles of S.'ravel liiisc cuiirsci and surface courses oil Highway HI'I, between jVuiikum uiiil Ilnchheiiir, .McKltiley and .Vuuojiiloeiiijs. OcWin Ciiinuy. 15.7 milts of RrailiiiK jtud drainage strncture.s and surface treatment on Highway SI, fi-uin Cuoro lo Conzale.s Cijimiy line: Coke. liraden, Marshal tt'-il.'Ml. The I'limmissiim Kruuleil (he re- ilin'.sl H.-m I'aii-jeio Coiinly for rrmdns lliKhway 12S thrmjxh Stu- Ion. This liij-liwiiy extends from Hobslown via liel'iiifin in [nari. where Ic eounecls with Highway 113, which runs ilirongh Victoria. II w.-ts rc'iiorled dun the commis- sion would let the contrael for IKivinj; or Highway 12 from this city the Cnunty line at its present meelhiK but this probably will not he (he case, us no bids liavc been advertised for. This IK the only stretch of dl-r contract in he paved except the section the Jacksmi County line lo Louise in Wbartnn Coimty tind a few- miles (his side of Whar- (on. Paving Is now in.proKress in .l-.icksnu County, (JoJlnil County and from to the Jackson Conn- ty line. The commission ,11 its session lo- ly will let the contracl for the liradu and ilrainagi! striu-iine.s on 113 The ccnitracls for inari to pavlnj; tlie re- mainini; KL-clion of Higluvuy 12 in this county ami the construction of the tln> liijilnvay iirobiilily will let at the new bridge this uolnt across Guadalniie lliver im (lie sunn; of will he inlereslius; to wntch. dutllipnitely tricil to prevent any food reachini; (.iermaiiy, and, as a result. Hie women, children, and VICTORIA RECEIVES NOTICE IN NATIONAL (l.hms Mnnihly Lelier) The I.iims Club or Yicloria. Tex- as, (.lames Young. Secretary) scut in a lieaulifnl iwenty-foiir page folder of well-planned pro- Biniiis and aciiviiies fur Ihe flsnil iuil ,he firs, 1B1W TO H K Victorious Russians Sweeping Into Manchuria M A Youth Murdered While on Way to be Married Along the Concrete Soviet Planes Extending Operations Far Into Province. GARRISONS_ SURRENDER Chinese Residents in Wash- ington Receive Advices of Reverses. Nov. pow- erful lied army swecn'my eastward iiilo Manchuria is the de- moralized Chinese forces relentless- j ly.before it. The Anfcrlfnii consul was inform-; ed today (hat Russian airplanes i had extended their operations' ''as far into Mmic.huria ils llnkiitlliti, I where the leaders of the defenders are attempting to cun-i ceiitratL' iheir forces. The Uussiaii infantry and anillery j ave now reiiorteil lo have advanced within easy innreliiiii; distiince nf j (he foothills of (lie Kinsham .Monn- i tains. CHINESE IN U. S. HEAR OF RUSSIAN VICTORIES! Nov. lleinn-ls frojii Harbin. China. 10 i Chinese, residents here loday said i (lie Chinese garrisons at llailar. i near Ihe Manc.lmriaii bnrder, had either surrendered or were losins GOING 10 SIS Victoria News of Long Ago A KIT OF HI-AXE. KERRY At aliom leu o'clock on Sunday! Tin- ferry In r.islu and jnsi as Ihe people were j li'mplatioii by the pcoidu of .Mis leavitij; the cliitrclivs. the alarm bf'ston Valley 1ms finally been iml i, 32 WORKMEN WHEN FIRE DESTROYS lY BOAT. i 0 II D U( i V oal KM in U D W A I priale and inlerosiiui; program." tlie many weekly pr ,pains lined up. the followiuc ma bl: a, indicative ly from hunger ami hu-k of proper I It-is infnnmuion. "Your lommitleo has prepared iliis outline of club activities, for the year, will, the hope- thai it will as a sr.idi.- for an orderly prc.-eiilalion Ideas offi-ctiiiK our community, jccmiiared wiili Chairnn-ii of fey, of period las) year. when Ihe occasion arises, are led that fully liherly in sulisiitate a more will ginned in tlie cuunly i NBW YOIIK, around asamst the attacks nf sturlloil Hie whole city and ill j elevation at the- Nurseries. II is w-.- I it j- full of; said U, he a'comm'odions, suostan-j Sonet- planes were dropping and ail (he fire companies and sivtc'i-rafl and will doubt-j fire which razed the snbwav wurk- bombs on the outskirts the city j were moving .The of prove a valuable conveners harracks. a, l.onv Cilv and word was fircnlaled lhal the] alarm was from n fire al the rcsl-jieiiie to the inhabitants, of a large last night, reaultin-'in the death Chinese authorities had ordered j deuce of Hafier. corner of'scope of thickly populated -terri- nf two workmen and Ihr- serion.s'in retaken by fire. j roresl and William Slrects. Mrs j lory. We cnnsralulate llic promol- jury of Ihiny others. j Halh'i- hail KOIIC upstairs and left j ers of (he cMilerprise upon (Insir Ihe injured are believe, iv burning nn (he table cover-) success AIM! we predict lor Iliem inn Joday. jc-ii wilh a cloth and had come down an iron' hridpe at no distant day. I Tin.- famliiles and mosl of (he in- j Hairs 1.1 prepare oun of liie chil-: Plenty of comity bridges and muxl juries as the ifln work- fur bed. was j coiinly roads are what Victoria men to escape from the Tfl MnWCMDCD 1 ATM :1" llil1 lllliv IhelC.onniy wants and musl have' if second floor nf Hit- ImHil- lU llUVEillDtri wasiwould Had Marriage License in Pocket When Nine Men Attacked Him. GIRL FOUGHT ATTACKERS Details Given of Horrible Murder for Which Five are Held in Arkansas. MOUNTAIN Ark., Nov. sij. of the fastness of Ibis rural community'today came the hcaH.remIe.rins story of a wedding which Inrned mil m be a walk lo dealh and horror. The. night Connie Prankim. 20. year-old farm hand, was murdered last March he and nix bride were walking atons a lonely mountain road (n he married. Kraiiklin had Ihe marriage license in his imckcl when nine men leaped from the roadside. The cirl screamed when ihe men healing; her sweeLliearl and forced (o watch while Ihe men nlac- cd Franklin's body on a Imn- fire. He was still alive when his body was placed on Ihe limn- i eil to a crisp ,the remains were tdsscd inld a stream, Five men held in jail charged will, first di'Krcc marrh.r in (onner- liou with Ihe crime are heavily Knnriled due in fre'iuent (hreais of moli violence. BALES GINNEO IN VICTORIA COUNTY Twelve of lo hi; dv. jstivrttcd lo sec the room anparenlly j slve limes.- -Krotn Tlie The Census Kurciui reimrts HI hale? dr (niton filmed in Vic- toria County lo November II. as for til'1 v and 32. I1' tic morale of Hie remember i people, thai, during the war. Crrmany tried in jnsllfy her svil, marine warfare as a measure of mt.-ilfallnn for she called ll-.e Allies' lilockade, and ril- wmneii and of the slop. ed the slurvatliii, PJf iliildr.-n as a result pase of fond. are afraid I ho nalmn.1 will nnl KMiernlly asree to 1'rvsiiient Hoover's sngi-estinn. KuHi one tip. nn-.s thai (here is sortie n.ilhiii nilii which it at war. mul asainsl which 11, mlKhi he aide ui P'y the huiiKer-prrssiire sluil lliiK off food supplies. BANK YOUR fiiv as you do your dollars. Commuuily "Animal "IMans for Hie New Year. H' I Dad ll'lernatioiial "The Yalm- before (he close of ih Tlierc is considerable tbtton in some.fields bin the r.vlny weaih- er has retarded pnkini; ami Bin-. hv. :i, Annie llallcr (he alarm that i u ill liuiial road work if con- i.' llu1 annual ,'ilipnnu i iti'in from u. s. Sterling nf it'll, di.iirman of tin- .stale. said here today. tmlntcd mil that Ih, i Mali- now H-cetvis in fed jcuil aid If Texas shave.- :iUc proposed in proper tn the jircsi-nr alhumenl. Ihi- Kraiu Clear, warm here aflei prt-vail> b: Mi.s we I norther lasl- tv.-pniuled a Miss animal l Wcsl Tcvas-Kair Ibuvever. clnuily anil uilsellled and, is forecast for tonight and j Wednesday, I'al Wilsim hrongsht Ihe plague lecenUy won tin- Sninlu-m fific Lines lo llio ilub meeting fov ".Sausel" I! railroad, [ollrmir safety lonicsl., ,-iW Mr." Vvitsou .iHdKO Hnlchrscn sprtkc tnlluivin tho (ransuction of tlie regular roll Ine ot busineaa. ;