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   Advocate (Newspaper) - May 17, 1933, Victoria, Texas                                "IT MAY BE YOUR EYES" WMT Corfwt DR. JACK K AHN OPTOMETRIST for AppoiotBMl 609 WeUUr VICTORIA ADVOCATE -AFTERNOON EDITION- FOR FURNITURE AMD, GAS STOVES SEE Holland Furniture Co. TVrmi CM. H. FrMcb, Publiihir FIRST. VICTORIA AND VICTORIA COUNTY, SECOND, SOUTHWEST IN GENERAL Subscription: PfT i VOLUME 35 VICTORIA DAILY ADVOCATE. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 17, 1933. NUMBER 222 Timely Topics A GREAT THING HAS OCCUR- RED AMONGST' US! WE HAVE MADE A COMPLETE TURN- AROUND, AND AT LAST AMER- ICA'S FACE IS TOWARD THE FORD. "J-'AlliUS AND UOLJJfitJK" was the mime of an article written by Charles Dickens, way buck in the cluys of the War Between tlto States. Hero is what ho said: "That part of the- holding of a fanner or landowner which pays best For cultivation is the small estate within tlio rig fence of his skull. Let him begin with the right tilhtge of brains, ami it shall he well with Ills grains, roots, her- bage and forage, sheep am! they .shall thrive and he shall j thrive." HITLER AGREES WITH ROOSEVELT OFFICERS ELECTED i ANNUAL BUNQUET Une Death sentence Amrmed, Another j. OF ALUMNI ASS'NJ IT LOOKS like something new shows up every day and of tho things we have learned of recent- ly that should interest farmers is a new turbine oil that is said not to deteriorate or tu form sludge and is guaranteed to last as long as the turbine itself. A new mower has been perfected -for cutting biifkhorn and other weeds especially where they grow in lawns and country estates. Hook like rakes on llio reel between tho blades draw the weeds into Hie knife. It is claimed that even your best friend won't know (hat you have eaten the new garlic sauce that is distinguished by tho absence of after odors and a corkscrew shaped spaghetti is another new food prod- uct that is said to he non-skidding tu id will not slip off iho fork. Mrs. Lucille Barnes Henderson, class of was elected presi- (IcMil of the Victoria High School Alumni Association at the annual banquet held in the basement of the First .Methodist Church Here last night. Miss Grace Mcliitosh is tho retiring head. Cilbert I'ritchett was named vice-president and alias Erin AlcCord secretary anti treas- urer. Approximately 175 former grad- uates oi' llie present J'atti Welder High School and the one time Cen- tral High school (now the Mitchell Ward School) gathered for the yearly feast and yet together. M. 0. Simon, secretary and treasurer, played Ihe role of toast muster and did UK; job splendidly, his ready wit and humor having the audience in an uproar of laughter at times. -Mrs. clarence Goldman and Arthur Wheeler were the only two ex-students present who received their diplomas prior to the latter obtaining his in the spring of (907. Of course, the graduates of and 1032 wore the most in Governor Tells Legislature to Enact New Taxes OEEEPTEO THE MAJESTY of tho law lias been "upheld" in MasKaehusollK by lhe payment of a ransom, said to have been to secure" llio Hufo return of u little girl, kid- naped from school. Her father, torn wilh grief, phu> (id himself at lhe mercy of llio brutal abductors, met their terms and saved his little daughter. Ho is not lo censured for doing (bis. it is bad enough for men lo re- sort to crime- but people place tho kidnaping of a little child a bit beyond other crime.s. No pun- ishment can be too swift or too severe for lhe person guilty of such P. ORTIZ OF Bank Holdup Attempt Fails 8E EXECUTED number at (ho affair last y-ilh many ui.so [ircscnL Iron night, lillll Death Sentence of Slayer of Clara Deases and Pablo Lopez Confirmed. DAVIS GIVENJIEW TRIAL 1 Death Sentence of Slayer ofj Corpus Christ! Hotel Manager Reversed. was upon to funny ill (See BANQUET PaQC Four) UXKMPhOVMl'INT in bay not incrcmtied in two iiiul u hall1 yeurs of "off Lhe gold in llio KHino period, in thin country, llio.sc on! of work jumped from fv OUO.OOU, lo Siiy, what Is u gold standard for? I'KOPMi- Iho Dulled Slates may someday he culled upon to face a farm strike on an effec- tive nation-wide scalo but, all Hie same, we do not think it will hap- pen soon. The titiKiiccussful effort, inaug- urated last .Seplomhei1, depended j almost entirely upon an 'effort to j close the highways leading into i market centers. "VYhilo some lend-! er.s are Inclined to undertake -i- shut-down of farm activities, in- cluding buying and selling, in an effort to force some form of relief which Ihey demand, the average American farmer, regardless of his location is not apt to join such an manoeuvre at this lime. Fnuikly, we KCO no justification for a nattoii-wtdo farm strike ut present. Surely lhe agricultural in- terests that suffered during the past decade, while our ;imi W''- AUSTIN. May A roprcsonlalive of each class death sentence was affirmed and from i'liu up to the present time another reversed by the Court ol relate some criminal Appeals today. their closing The conviction of I'anlaleun Ortiz, W, in Refngio County for Iho murder of his sweetheart. Clara Deases, was upheld. Hecatise or 'misconduct of lhe the conviction of Isaac Davis for the murder of Arthur 8.. Duwd. of the Nueces llolel at Corpus Christi, was reversed find remanded. The jurors had been permitted to talk over and this was Iho reason for the reversal of lhe cusc. (Mix hud not acted in lhe requir- ed time for the appeal of his case and in order for it to be reviewed by the appe, ute court a special act was passed by the Legislature giv- ing defendants condemned to death lliu right to have their cases so passed upon whero they had fail- ed for any reason to comply with tho law governing appeals. Ortiz was charged with tlio mur- der of both tho Deases girl and Pablo Lopez, 19, of Victoria. was employed by the girl's mother i and tho double shooting took place at tho Deases home near Rcfugio. I Tho shots wore fired through a window screen and screen door while tho girl and hoy were' sit- ting wilh another couple on a lounge. The boy was .shot iu the back of the head and instantly killed. Tlio girl was shot twice in the back and died lhe following GREAT HORNED OWLS CAPTURED H E R E TO IDE SENT TO zoo A pair of young horned owls cap- hired by J'Jngene Vogl and 1-'. L. FrerkliH of this city will be sent to tlin Hermann Xoo at Houston. The owls were takon from a nest in lhe hollow of a live oak tree along lhe Colelto Creek after lhe mother bird bad been slain. Horned owls are quite common in this sec-lion but are rarely cap- tured alive. They are- very I arse birds and when fully grown attain almofii. the size of turkey gobblers, They prey on rodents, reptiles and fowis and cat raw meat of any kind. MAY AMENlBILl TO PUT DEWITT COUNTY IN NINTH DISTRICT View of entrance to''tHe' lucerne, (HcJiana, State "Bank, the scene of an unsucceshful holdup attempt, when a woman bank robber sprayed a crowd with bullets from an automatic rifle. At left is Lawson Selders, bookkeeper, whose heroic refusal to surrender foiled the bandit gang, and Everett Gregg, cashier. At right is Miss Doris Minor who suffer- ed a bullet wound in-the arm when a stroy shot pierced her borne. International Illustrated News. Governor in Special Message Calls Attention to State's Financial Condition. MORE REVENUE NEEDED Legislature Must Either In- crease Property Tax or Enact New Taxes. AUSTIN, May an official and detailed message, Gov- ernor Ferguson again called to Ihe j Legislature's attention lhe need for raising new revenues to meet dc- ficits in various funds. Tho governor called upon the Legislature to cither raise the i limitation on the ad valorem tax rate JHO that additional property make be bill (hat seeks nges in tho congressional redis- (illJ'- Ortiz also fired his last shot at. :ling bill that was signed by the filrl's "'other but it went wild, lie was caulured two weeks later at the homy Of his sister iu Segnin. He is said to bo murricd and to have a number of children. Mo was body by Jtcpre- convicted at Kcfugio last October, Do Will Conn- District Attorney Howard I'. Green of Uuu'o prosecuting the case. Dowd was the manager of Iho Nncccti llolci and was shot down governor Tuesday will he amended L j in the House to put DeWill Coun- ty hack in the yth District or an effort will bo mitdo to defeat the measure iu that senlativo Young ty and Kepretseiilativis 1-Iartzog of Ca Iho mi County, according lo ad- i vices received hero from Austin. The new hill removes Liberty In Ills office on tho mezzanine floor farmers! ami Of lhe hold. Davis is the husband being pinched between tho pilu.es District; shlt'la of a maid whom Dowd discharged economic and political wedges, J (jounty from iho -Illi to and former nightwalclimaii of the have little Incentive to attempt j [ho uml takes I'anola hotel, such a rasli unrlcrtuklng at a time Di.slrid. ..ml puts it in tho 2nd District. DoWIlt County had been in llio Dili District ever since the district j vviu created, in the bill triKmul by j the governor it i.s Iraiisferrod lo tho J Mth District, represented by Con- when the Administration in olTice Is apparonlly sincerely desirous and courageously dclermincd lo boiler Iho condition of our agrkiil- poiMilatlon. Assuming Unit 'farm utriko IMPROVEMENT IN BUSINESS STATES BANKING REPORT could succeed, that people 1n Kleberg of Corpus Chris- ulous citioH could bo affected by u Tho bill ultorutlona In survalfon ladles, one wonders bm tho Soimto Monday WASHINGTON; May that good rosnilH could come is now pending in tho House, j "Actual impi'ovomcnlH" in both manenlly lo the farmers. 'IV mid confusion, bad feelingH and lawless- ness lo llio complex problems now being slowly overcome tn the na- tional march toward belter M'ould ho extremely foolish. WEATHER REPORT bunking anil huslnoHS oporutlnnH III twelve Kodiiral Itcscrvo Irlcits wcro ropnrted to Pfosldonl lloosovclt toclny hy Hi" Advisory All cloudy tonlKhl. Council to tho Federal lieservo mid 'riiuradny. Board In session HITLER FAMILY IS OF JEWISH ORIGIN, PRAGUE PAPER SAYS PRAGUE, Czecho-Slovakia, May family of Chancel- lor Adolf Hitler of Germany was Jewish in origin, the Prague newspaper Pravo Lido asserted today. The Hitlers, according to the newspaper, came originally from the Bohemian town of Polna- Records of Polna's Jewish com- munity, it was asserted, show the family emigrated to Austria in 1827. t n vest iy at ions have proved. Pravo Ltdu added, that alt living Hitlers arc "Jews or of Jewish origin." SAN ANTONIO HOTEL MAN FOUND BEATEN TO DEATH IN OFFICE SAN ANTONIO. May J Wil- liam Mueller, about ijy. Tuesday was found dead with a bloody brick nearby- and a wound in his nock in a room at tho Kivfr.side hold, of which he was proprietor. Ac- quaintances said Mueller was last seen alive yesterday numiing. When found his body wan seated in a chuir. A bloody pillow and a knottfd shoot also were discovered in .Muel- ler's room. 11. was believed he had been dead 15 hours or Among mysterious angles a letter In which N'ew Jersey pullce taxo.M might, be assessed or to en- act new tax measures. Tiie message was interpreted as a plea fur tho enactment of a gen- eral wains tax. It also was seen as prolonging for .some time the pres- ent session of I no Legislature. The message was accompanied by an official statement signed by the state comptroller and state auditor of tho condition of Iho state's revenue. It showed that a proporly fax "or .-501110 other tax" mu.n be enacted to provide- OSS..S60 if tho debts ami current, ex- penses of tlio government ai'o to bo met. thanked Mueller for efforts help R.F.C. FUNDS BEING RUSHED TO TEXAS BY AIRPLANE MAIL AUSTIN, May Wcstbrook, director of the Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Com- mission, announced Tuesday he had been advised Feder- al relief funds would be available for disbursement in Texas this week. Westbrook said the funds were being dispatched by airmail and should be available tomorrow. "We hope lo yet the money dis- bursed this Westbrook said. The May allotment of Texas' relief money had been withheld by the Re COM struct ion Finance Corporation until the Legislature had submitted to the. voters a proposed bond issue, proceeds to augment Federal Government funds. The Legislature passed ,1 lulion submitting the bond issue to a vote at   hoi rocuivod at tho training school Han i made- u ronuirkahlo in him ami ho now gives promlso of a Hplendlfl career. Ho was an honor Krnrtufllo of tlio sohool nnd presi- dent of Its gunday School. j NEGROES ACQUITTED OF RAPE CHARGE BY QUICK JURY ACTION Russell Husuy mill Sam Brady. negroes, tried jointly on a. of assault with intent to rape, were acquitted by a jury in the District! Court here fasl night, tlto jury re-' nuiiniiig out but a few minutes. The alleged assault was made on Lena Muscara, IS, at the .Muscara liomo nenr Ii'ea during tho" absence of tin? puroius. Brady and Hosey wore indicted un a .similar charge involviitj; I be girl's sister, Lupe Museum, -0. The negroes claimed their pres- ence at the Museum, homo win; Ui connection with (he .sale of a mule by Russell Honey to the girls' I'alh- er, who admitted the transaction, i He accepted the mule on trial and j was pay a certain sum in cash for j it, Muscara testified, while Hosey claimed that lie traded tho mule j i'oi- a giillun of whiskey, f The defendants also sought to show that I hoy had taken some ivhiskey from tho Muscara. homo and that the charge against them was a matter of spite. It develop- ed iu the course of the trial that Museara had recently been convict- ed of turkey theft and given a SUB- pended sentence. Judge P. P. Put- ney and Arthur M. Green, brother of District Attorney Howard I'. G re on, were counsel for tho do- fense. i a referring to tho mule tran- saction while addressing the jury. Judge Putney slated that "It. was either a very, sorry niulo or mighty good whiskey." Thn testimony in- j dicated that the mulo wa.s 15 years Chancellor Hitler Agrees to Disarmament Plan of British Premier. SPEECH CONCILIATORY Demand Equality But This Need Not Be by Increas- ing Armaments. BEHLhV, May cellor Adolph Hitler (his afternoon announced Germany's acceptance of President Roosevelt's disarma- ment proposals in a speech to iho Reichstag marked by its coiu'ila- lory tone. Hitler agreed to proceed toward disarmament along the lines .sug- gested at Geneva by Prime Minis- tor MacDonald of Great Britain. whose disarmament proposals were recommended to the world yester- day by tho American president. While demanding ample equality for Germany with the other na- tions of Europe, Hitler insisted this need not be achieved by increasing her armaments. He ascribed all of Germany's troubles and tho woes of the world at large to tlto Treaty of Versailles, which he said created new wounds instead of; healing old ones. He lashed out at the security demands of France and the Little Entente. Hitler called upon the Allies to fulfill their pledges under the Ver- sailles Treaty, declaring that. Ger- many had disarmed "beyoutl rea- son" and made good her repara- tions obligations "to the point of suicide." SALEM RANCHER ON TRIAL HERE TODAY FOR CATTLE THEFT EDITOR'S the editor was a member of Iho Login- lal urc during Governor ('nUjuitt's I lie- biennial appro- priuiions for all slate purposes amounted lo approximately while (hey now amount lo around Jiiii.tino.MOM, or nearly timt-s ;is much, ;iml this does not Include iho SUHi.noo.OOO or more ex- pended by Ihe Shite Highway (Nnnniis.siuii. All (his fo show thai Iho of the gov- orunifiit can bn very matfrially re- ducer! ;iml lha! if HIP Logislature I'nllowtt suHi a policy ii will no! bo niM'e.ssiiry [it levy any new Mixes at Ibis time- The state has hern Koing deeper and deeper in dobi, for tile pas! ten yours or more be- cause of I lie creal inn of so many new boards, bureaus and commis- sioiih, the establishment of so many new educational institutions, extravagant appropria- I ions and wasteful public expendi- tures, and to try lo wipe out this entire debt within a year or two would work too a hardship on the taxpayers, who arc, already taxed boyoiul endurance, especially In trade distn'sslnl times. My re- ducing tho expenses govern- ment as much as possible nnd prac- ticing lhe; si detest economy, the stato can gradually ivipo out Us deficit, without Increasing tlio lax bunions of anyono. A general stiles lax would moan double tuxa- llnn for tfie imiHSfK of the people. A state income tax would result in iho aamo, thing for tho great ma- jorily of Ihe people It would af- fect and under iho hill now pend- ing In tho Loglslaturo thn smallest incomes would he included. There (Turn to STATE TAXES Page 4) Tho case of Tobo Greon, iiidictfd with Brady and Hosoy in the Lena Muscai'a rase, was fcrrod on tho Juvenile Court as a result of Itis father filing an affi- davit, that ho is under 17 yours old. GASTON MEANS IS FOUND GUILTY IN KIONAPHOAX CASE WASHINGTON. May ton 11. Moans and Norman T. takor Tuosday were found iMiilfy by a jury in the Uistriei of bia Snproiue Court of ennspmn.i; tn ilnfraii'l Mrs. Kvalyn Walsh M'e Lean of in a Lindhorgh ransom lioax. Tlio crimo is punishabK: by n maxiuinm of two years' imprison- tnont and fine. The jury was out two hours and minutes. X. (Bill) Daniel, a well known young ranchman of tho SaJo.m community of this county, i.-; on trial in the District Court bore today on a charge of cattle thrtt. Tlio cattle, comprising ten head, are alleged to Imvo been stolen three- years ago. Tho indictment was returned a year ago. August Hart man of Cucvo and J. V. Vandenberge, Jr., of ihis city aro rnunstil for the defense. J. Ragsdalo of this city is assisting District Attorney Howard F. of Cuoro in the prosecution of the ease. NOTED EDUCATOR KILLEDJN CRASH WOODHKIDOK, N. ,1., May Prosidenl-emoritiiij John C r i c r Hlbben, Woodrow Wilson's sor at Princeton University, was fatally Injured late Tuesday in an automobile accident near n traf- fic intersection here. lie was years old. Mrs, Hlbbcn. who was riding with her huabawl, was hurt Iu Mu1 uccldent, nud taken to the N. J., Konornl ImMpltal, Dr. Mib- lion died in an amluilnitoo 
                            

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