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Advocate (Newspaper) - December 16, 1929, Victoria, Texas Filled DR.JACKKAHN Exclusive Optometrist 609-10 Welder Bldg. Ptions 233 -AFTERNOON EDITION Geo. H. French, ..VOLUME'S! FOR FURNITURE AND GAS STOVES SEE HOLLAND AMOUR Easy Terms Phone 159 FIRST, VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWOF IN GKNERAL. Timely Topics It la much easier to crllly.o-lhau (o he (.orrucl. Gatita Glaus, Inevitable maslcr cif clilldhh lieuns, is abinil lo pay Ills minimi visit lo Ihe homes ot Vic.loi'- In Children lira already writing (heir letters (o dm KOCH! Saint. known their dicum desires, anil eounlliiK the- days and iihslil.i until lie makes Ills manic ei.liance iiilo the-lr Homes. Whal iniin or woman can hoar Iiio though! of disappointed iailh llJe liiMM-is of IMIlo children? What one of tin- iviiiild not Kill- 'lit Jl linrU iii an effort fulfill jtlVl'llllOt hopes?'s make the heart of every child lu Victoria Klad for one Christmas Day. Let's sec that. I'vevy chilil, in our community, has i1-' I'jast one day of unalloyed, happi- ness, a [lay of joy anil a day when their dreams r-hall comii tree. .As has been the t.ase in the pusl, thi.. Victoria Clul> .will ilo its pail in hriiiKine. happiness to tin; children I he city liy ilistriluitiiix toys, candy anil inilt lo thousands of them next Saturday. Tlie Lion's Haul's Clans will iiirlu.- .tin tliu .M. Sotillii.'i-ii I'.icilic train fiotn Corpus ('hrisli and In; conveyed through the principal islreets of tho city on a specially decoraled automobile. Messages already received from Kioiil Nicholas indicate he In Kive hundreds lu the children, provided Uior Iiuve- been good hoys and girls. The fiftieth anniversary ol Use discovery of invention of Dm in- candescent light was celcbialed at, the oilier day. It is dtfll- ctill lo believe Hull within UK: memory of many, the uliu-trir light Iwi lu-i-'ii discovered and developed its present high c'fiicieiic-y. a-j reading the average daily paper law breakers, tan keep in fairly close toncli with the. plans belli-; made, for Iheir capture. Al'- K'r looking over Iho morning paper Ibe livv breaker an.I from justice can lell Just wtial tlie uffi- ters' plans for (lie day are. DAtty ADVOCATE, MONDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 16, 1929T Subicriplicm: Per Annum NUMBER 103' SHOP EARLY, Ml EARLY POSTMASTER BED. IREIAND SAYS With Chrislmas only ii week off the (instill HUtlmi-ille-s (hitik it is iiniic lo early lo lie-Kin the "Shop e.irly and mail early" and already plans for Hie Oi the greatest Christmas mail movement in the bislory of- the postal department are under way. Also daily are received liy. Postmaster Ire- land of Victoria from the Wash- ington postal authorities at- lenlimi lo changes in the detail uf ihe work plans for the coming rush. lln-sc hlilli'tins as a daily vc- minder ha.- an- Jifninrt-d ihe local drive lo early and mail early" to inanimate flie movement for (his of all postal eiellls. With reference to Hie campaign llu- following bulleliii h.v lu'i'ii reived Mr. liolaml fi'ritn FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JULIAN FRITZ LARGELY TTENOEO The funeral of A. J. 'ail, luol; place frum-llic family home at South Glass Hlreet Sunday af- ivriiouu at o'eloek. Services ivwc held at si. .Mary's Church and tn.Tliil was made in Uic (.'alliolie Cemetery. Rev. MoiisfKiuir .Jt-iiii Hheeiian. pastor of (lie duiMi assisted hy llev. l.amherl StUiel. Hie pastor, and Itev. Ktsi-lii'iihtrB, pastor of Oiir Lady C'hiirth. uoiHlutlcd the ril'js. The pallhtarti's ivcru li Sihie-iv .M. II. .Sdnifhert. Jl. S KIIHW. 1. .'.i. Ik'ttiii, Dennis O'Con- nor and L. L. Hofer. Tlie oil- sen-dies was largely attended aiul tl'ero were many licanliful floral Julian Hie .son of I'i'i-.'nur L. A. l-'i'itz. was horn and reared in victoria, lie held iinsilloii with (lie Nuiv York i.Viuriil Lines in Chicago anil gave liroiuiau of a brilliiiut career when hit. heallli began to full about fit teen years aso. Since then he had lived in San Antonio. His rlciilh i-amc sinldt'iily al o'clock Fn day iiljiht following an acute l.'ick of smc'iunonia. Survivini; in addition lo his father is olio broth- ur, Chief v. S. i-'iitz of the victoi ia I-'ire Depiirtinenl. and uvo sis- lurs. Mrs. I'arker anit Mrs. T. II. Lee: MSII of this city. MEECHANTSREPORT MORE SHOP LIFTING THAHJEVER HERE 'file merchants of the city renon- ed Salnrday iliat tliiuvery .shop lifting were more in I MX than heforo iiiul a wiii-uiiiK was lieiliR hroad- csisi to Hvery store owner in the entire town. In some Iho shop lift- ei.j have ijci-n cansl.-t nu (he job. in order to avoid einharrass- nient. ilieii- names hwe not ami mil be revcaloil miles.- further aits of Kinds are discovered. Stores where merchandise is dis- played iiriiiiiisviinuEly on Iho conn- u rs have reported the greatest -Men limits have deiennined to put a slop to tills sort ot practice .ind fnrlbei' ihis Kind will not PC tolerated, the declare, add- ing iliat they will turn Hie iiffeniU-rs over to Hie county authorities. A Grand Jury Questions Man Who Says He's Franklin if a? w> K K fctf A Mexican Leader Leaves San Antonio Suddenly Man Arose from the Dead; Five Men Await Trial for His Murder Defense Produces Man Said to he One State'Claims was Victim. Connie B. Franklin, the twenty- year-old farm hand of Mountain View, whose reappearance has caused intense excitement. Some time ago, Tillie P.'.miner, sixteen, ycar-old sweetheart of claimed that he had been tortured killed by a band of night riders. Five men face trial for the suppos- ed slaying of Franklin, who has turned up alive his alleged murder was beimj investigated. Intenialional Xewsreel STATE EXHIBITS BONES Man Will Be Held as Impost- cr If He is Not Franklin, Sheriff Says. MOUNTAIX WKW. Ark., Dec. IB in the trial of four of the five men chars- ed with murdering Connie Krank- Ihi wort! delayed here today while the Grand .inry a man elaiincd hy defense counsel lo he Sheriff infortm.'d llu: In- Icrnalmnal Service that idiarKe.s of to ohslmct jnsd'ce lo lie filed nKsiinxl Ihu man if it was esliihlislied thai I'.c- is an impostor. The seleclion of the jurors will this HUNDREDS OF GIFTS IN SANTAS BIG BAG FOR VICTORIA KIDS F Ilinwii. general. No Deliveries l( is my d'.sir'.1 and (ha1 t (lie mavinnmi innnber HI" e'm- lilny.'S ill pnsl oifi, vs be able: in fully ill Ihe of this, the of all Imli.l.vy.-. COLO WEATHER TOOK FIVE LIVES IN IND. IXniAXAI'OMS. 'llcr.' The iirematnre zero weather he- I'n-e anil afler Doe. 1 Indian-! a lr.ll of live.--, most or 'lie dyiise; froin lluudieds of small gills, includ- ing oranges, applus: mid will distributed to Ihe children oi Ha- city this coming Saturday when .Simla clans makes his annual visit the Victoria Lions' Club. This some of tiie information niven the Lions loday in a messaso from Hie N'dfth Saint Nicholas' is for his an- mial invasion of llu; country to spread chctr ainoiiE Ibe good hoys The sillf will he disli'ilmte.l ivs S'i-nla liis way from the I vain and while en route tliroii._-ii Oic i-iiy sii'eels in a specially de- corated automobile. The rlilldren arc be alwiig the' line oi in order Iliat HIRV STRANGE MELODRAMA Jim.'.NTAIXVIKU'. Ark, Dec. Hi. (he wimlinu- lanes of Ihe tlL-ark Al.iiintains KMri-.niiidiiiK Ibis rustic lilllc hamlet I In- popn- lace of Stone t.'oiinly came en masse today lo witness one of the jstvimsjesl molodraiuas of Ibo i In Ihe li'.lle Ktrnie court iionsc Iliiiiss niiide- ready for (In- frail of five of the county seal's best known men on chaises of and hnrnini? to death Connie Franklin, an itinerant mill worker. Hut before Hie (rial can start liie court must decide whelli- or in' not Connie was murdered. Seated with the defense allonu-ys is a im-.n who 'claim M Krank- On Iho oilier side of lulili; rrosc-cnlor lliiKh Yrilliani.snii has fiiinuin bciues he cciuleiids are Ihe remains of (.'rank- tin. In addition, three witnesses are ready lo testify they witnessed Hie hui'iiins of Franklin. (Cotil'.nucil on I JWASTE STONE MAKES BRICKS sBlSKOF GAPERS TO DISTRICT COURT TO GIVE SERMON HERE won IB Mai FORGERY GftSE SET lutiUAr tvtNINb INDIANA PRISONERS GET PNEUMONIA IN COLD 'COOLER' CELLS ni.D'l.MIXUTO.V, Hid., rice. litlihlini; Inick of HKne- a process jl.V .1. It. (vrinr; ni.iii. LIU invention that in-oh- 'I'hc liislil Itev. William T. ran- nf fKWt> "l "IM' Tlu's''''-v I.OCA.VSI'CIKT. Hid., Dei. (In! -icolcr" li.-n- bv. romo cooler lhaii it sbniild IH-, foil, piisoncrs were icmov.'d from tlic County jail al (mi; of Ihem lakcn lo lilt: k jiital lo recin-fi from an pncnitionia and thrct; alhcr.-- tcmoveil to a local hotel. i- from mills and (piar- jrifs iind lower the cost or jlionsi- fin in.L- from IT, to iici'iri.t. I Tile house fioiii (lie new [material just hoi'ii aiid is sai.l lo Iw in ...1 Moic Hum liiD.iion hric'..; h.'cn iiiaimfamir.rd ilic at I lie .Inlnisn.i mill iinl sniith of llloominyinu. This L.HI ,h, of District foori. Onlv casc may hv at ievm. 17' "l uVlotli- TliiH tl.e i-iisi- nf Kuslcr Savvlv.' Capcls will also cimtiriu '2-. a sivaiijivr who is i harscil :l iircft-olcd hy with forgery in n'liiiii'ctiou with Hi... lii" tnr. liev. Lee II. Huberts. p.issiim .if :i wuithlcss cluck fur a i'- cordiivlly invited to small nmniiiii mi .lolin limii.n ,11 atlcHil services. Telfci Her. K.IK-! Llllcs nceiess. wilh the imndcr of her Cli.irlin l.illli'S. no: lie tiird nn. ___ lil tli... .Mai- ii-riit. This will Cast Texas -tlhuuly and win in tin- tliiul of r ease. A Ihe tmiinUl anil Tllvs- fivi-yoar scnlellrc Riven lu-r Ihe day. tirai lime was vnversed .mil al In r Wcsl Texas OciiCT.illy fair to- sccoml trial Ihe iuvy nii.-hl and Tuesday. mud, Sin- is at liberty on houd. Irlianpo in tempci'atuie. Starts 102dYear Tennessee Chauffeur Accused of Murder Last Reported 800 Miles from Coast of South America, Mrs. Susan Webster of Rock-ford, III., celebrated her 1C2d birthday December il. She is in excellent health and spends her spare mo- ments in quilting and sewing of rag nnigs. She was born near Lc- bsnon, Ps., in 1827, arid chme to Illinois with her parents vdicn she was 16. Each of her parents pass- ed 95. Inturmilioiinl Newsrecl WiLLFJiN CHILD IS HIT-BY AUTOMOBILE BUT NOT BADLY HURT Allies, (lie lillle ilailKlller of Mr. ami .Mrs. Mainline Willcmin of Itaisin .was strncU by an aiitonio Friday aflernorni slmitly afier leaving Academy, where- she is a Mndcnt. The "child was not seriously in- jured, suffering a few minor cuts and bruises. Hhe is making Inn- home wilh lier aunts. Misses Kale and Josephine lie-eves, north of town durins; the school season. INJURED FIREMAN ISBACKONOUTY The frit-mis uf KuyUimi cinphiycd iti thy uptown oi'i'jfcs n! Hiv IVwcr ;unl ('oin- iwiry, u-ill ho shirl knou- Urat luj alilc t'i lie ngain uftor sinMniitiK liis ;inklc. The yoiniK mini is :i liMdini: meiu- lit-r Ihf Five ;tud ,suf- fcrcil (he injury at -lavinVcs fire. THREE INJURED IN AS MANY WRECKS ON WHARTON ROADS Tex.. Dee. tin' I.'lfli proved very unlucky fur Mrs. L. ,M. Nation, who was seriously hint. A. M. Smilh is in a local hospital Mitferihp (nun hti'keii ribs and v-uis and WHS hmi-cil in aiiKuno- la'.e Fiiilay nittlit on Ihe highway Ijehvetn U'hai'loi: and .Mrs. XAtinn is nf Vasconcclos, Defeated Can- didate for Mexican Presi- dency, Vanishes. THREE: GO WITH HIM Declarations as to Starliny New Mexican Revolt Not Verified. MAKING RECORD TIME At Present Speed Should Reach Brazil liy Seven O'clock Tonight. I-'KIINAXDO DK NOIlOMfA, Dec. 'Kideo L.inu Horgc.s and Lieut, tinny trom Sccilic. .Spain. Moiitovudio. were SOO miles off the coast of South Amen- i-a today, aecording to a wircic'ss messiiae rec.eived here from the urms-Atlantie olaiie. '1'lniii- latest message linliculed j the fliers were making record time in their eiiochal flight. SAN AXTOXIO, Dee. Jose Vaseoiicelos. ilefealed candi- date for the Mexican presidency, whose v.-liercahbiils have heeii nn- kuon-ii for nioi'i; than a iveuk siiicu he left Kl V'aso, left hc'le suddenly loday Tor ait inikiKiwn hordei' tiuinl.' llu linil Ijeeii resting here at tliu home of a close friend. j Vasconcolos, accompanied hy ii-fio aillu'i-enls, is reiiorled In hi; headed fin- Los Angules. Declara- tions accredited to him ahmn sljirl-: inn a ruvolt asainsl the Mexican tliHc.niiiienl were nut verilied. i Jack chauffeur of Union City, confessed to mur- dering his' paralyzed employer, t-cxic Parks, wealthy Union City financier. Pugh first claimed that someone leaped to the running hoard of his machine, and shot Parks, hut later stated that he was drunk iind shot the "old man." Piigh is being closely guarded to prevent any of the threatened mob violence. International -Xewsieel SIX ELEVATEO TO FOREIGN CONSULS GO TO MANCHURIA BROADCAST ALL OK lilO .lAN'lliliO, Dec at a record hicdktng tinyard tlieir destination, Ma- jor Larre Hordes and Lieut Leon l.'hailcs are raiiidly tlio coast of Month American tod.iv with tin: nii-maii hroaihaslnm' "all Ok." If their present rale of 13 maintain Hit airmen should he over Xalal, in the exlreme iiurtlipn-iletu t'oriicr ni llrazil, aout sei'eit o'clock toni.iiht. The two men are atiimptirig a flight from Seville', Slum, to .Montevideo, Uruguay CARDINAL BY POPE TO INVESTIGATE i.oxnox, DC.-. dipiatai-ies of tin; lEoni'iin Calbolic I'hm-elt were olovalcd to (he rank of cardinal by Cope I'ius al u se- crel conslslnry (u Vatican Cily in- day, according tu an exchaiiBe Tele- dispatch from Uome. The 1'ope's aliocalinii to diuse lire-sent at Hie ceremony deal: chiefly with Hie Lateral! pacts which broughl almiil lasting peace helwei-n Ihe llalian (Joveinmenl .-mil church. J.OMJO.V, An in- teniiiti.uial train carrying Ameri- can, Itrilisli. French and Cennati consular repiesciiuuives, sent to invesiisau: conditions amoni; in tlu: area in .Manchuria occupied liy Soviet Hoops, arrived at ilie. oulposts: ot the Itussian army, according lo an Kxchaiise Telegraph dispatch re- ceiveil from today. MORE ARRESTS MADE IN PRO RAIDS BY FEDERAL PUBLIC RECEPTION FOR NEW MINISTER WEDNESDAY EVENING 'Hit1 hi form ill vecuption which was to have been held last Friday fur die new Presbyterian Hvvksl minister. IV. T. itiviere, c.tllsl. (f, wife, will he Ihem A m.-day eveiiins. IS. from ;mil S !1 .iVlmk. .it Ihe home of jail senlniees in di- feiU-al Ceur. Mr. and Mrs. Koyslali Nave. The ladies of the auxiliary of He- n, !aw I'l'i'shyieria-i cluirch exlend a