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   Daily Advocate (Newspaper) - October 24, 1914, Victoria, Texas                                i s IQOIIT Our Thro SpteliltlM Buuurltii Johnsons Oandy T Quick Deliveiy Plionea 8214 She S P DOVER Kxolnslve OuUlttom 10 Mim iiid Boya KUPPENHEIMER CLOTHES TOR MEN PERFECTION CLOTHE3 COR BOYS iMuluHtiuoi Vhoue ffl VIOTOEIA TEXAS SATURDAY AFTERNOON OCTOBER 24 1914 NUMBER 184 ENDOUS RAINS IN SOUTH TEXAS DEMORALIZE TRAFFIC Two Charged with Burglary BRYAN Texas Oct Sheriff John Crlssett of Crimea county was here today ami toolc two young white men F W Taylorand Bunk Grissett to the Grimes county jail with him They are charged in Brinies with burglary and theft and were arrested by Sheriff Conlee and held until the arrival of the Grimes coun ty sheriff tremenduous downpoui of rain JjVictoria and vicinity yesterday Is fit unprecedented In volume A rain fell at intervals early in the and towaid evening the showeis an to get heaviei Fiom the thir imtil about seven thirty a tiemen downpour fell almost without The total amount lain fall within tht past twent foui hours 9 inches Yesterday moming the Guadalupe river iepoited to he only one foot nonnal This moming hou the river had reached a height of twenti feet above the normal It using slowly up to ahout noon today The largei part of this tell in the vicinity of Victo it Is thought that most of it iave nm off beloie the flood wat oin the upriv er country reaches BIG WATERSPOUT MAROONED FAMILIES AT GLARKS STATION PRESIDENT POINCARE VISITS HIS TROOPS I Bv United Press PORT LAVACA Oct ik au to loads of rescuers left here this aft ernoon ioi Claifc Station to lescue thiee families oi people who are ma tooned there on the tops of their houses The lescue putj tamed boato along with them The people in dishes theie ate Polanders and it is iepoited ttut several of them near Chocolate bdvou en inches of rain fell there yesterday and last night All the vvagonb taim miple ments stock etc were washed away OPTOMISTICSOLONS SHOW USE FOR MUCH by the flood waters Nothing has been big Weldei diedge boat dovnlneard from the party since they ie liver was St k to prevent ing the bridge last night The had been used foi sucking up Hd out of the rivei bed Vista is again flooded The Fris at Tort OConnor is tied up of the water having back over the tracks from the bay can be tun through from Victoria to San Antonio on the South ern on account of numerous along the right of wav San Antoqlo is reported suffering from high water Four inches of rain fell ihere vesterday morning within four hours This was followed by heavy rains last evening and last night The river there is reported to bejiigher than at any time in tlie floods of last spring Several people are reported e been drowned in San Antonio t car servicesthere was de moralized yesterday Tremendous ore reported from Cuero Gon Seguin and Lockhart BEEVILLE REPORTS DOWNPOUR OF RAIN HEAVY RAINS AT CUERO AND GONZALES It is reported from the Houston Weather bureau that the rains at Gon zalez and Cuero were torrential down pours The river at Gonzales this morning reglstered 4 feet inches above normal and the rain continues to pour down threatening Gonzales and vicinity with disastrous floods CuerOi reports continuous rains last night and today This morning the weather bureau reported 525 inches of rainfall there last night and still raining and the Guadalupe river ris ing very fast There are all indica tions for serious floods in andtaround Cuero ePople with homes in lha low President Visit tbhisarmy on ifae battle front recently and ia hero shown bearded man inspecting some of tho hardfighting soldiers of France GERMANS DEMANDED ARMISTICE BUT THE FRENCH REFUSED THEM By United Press PARIS Oct Germans de manded an armistice of the French forces in the neighborhood of Thair court but the latter refuseti them the By United Press SEVILLE Oct terrific down jour of rain fell here last night The precipitation totaled over six inches Several bridges were on the cieek here f washed away AUSTRIAN GUNBOAT STRIKES A MINE By United Press VIENNA Oct of the crew were lost today when the Austrian river gunboat Monitor struck ft mine in the Save river and sunk re lands are moving to higher ground demand Fighting there was then re sumed between the two armies with Increasing violence The Germans are continuing to advance slowly in tlie vicinity of Dixmunde and the La Basse region The French forces are advancing today in the territory east of Nieuport and Armentieres Else where there has been but little change A Penney from each Child AUSTIN Tex Oct cent from each child in Texas That is the plan to hit upon to raise the fund for the Christmas Ship which will be sent to wartorn Europe laden with Christmas goods to gladden the hearts of the children of the belliger ent nations It has been suggested to the local Chamber of Commerce by those behind the movement that every child in Texas contribute one cent to the fund to be used for buying unfortunates The plan is to have the pennies turnd over to the teach ers in different schools of the State who in turn will give thm to the superintendents to make the purchase of nuts and have them sent to Hous ton It is tifmtght that through this means of a sufficient amount ofmo ney may be secured to purchase the one million quarterpond nut boxes that were pledged by the Texans REPORTED GERMAN i CAVALRY WEARING BELGIAN UNIFORMS in the situation PARIS Oct of the worst horrors of the war is the lack of medi cal attention that the fighting men are forced to endure The suffering wounded are forced to stay where they are shot down until the battle line has passed on In the meatime blood poison invariably sets in and even the slight wounds become fatal The soldiers threw their antiseptics away to lighten their burdens Other soldiers who are delicate men and not used to the rough liftsuccumb by tile hundreds from sheer exhaustion Weather Report Tonight and Sunday probably show ers colder fresh northerly winds RECORD BREAKING SESSION OF CONGRESS PRACTICALLY ENDED By United Press WASHINGTON Oct the record breaking session of congress practicably ended the following ex pressions were made today by repre sentatives of three different parties Champ Clurksaid We have re deemer several of the promises made at UieBaltiniore convention and arc in process of redeeming others and propose to redeem them nil I Oscar Underwood said We have Uepf our party pledges of revising the tariff downward reforming the currency laws and made an effective antitrust act AUSTIN Tccas Oct 24 Whea times are hard and a crisis Is on there are always some optimistic fellows who show an optimistic spirit and a prospect for relief While the fight was raging high between the governor an dthe legislature Representatives H B Humphrey and Leopold Morris produced some facts indicating a chance for considerable relief to the South While others were worrying about their prolonged stay in the legislative halls the above named men got busy and in turning the dust covered leaves of statistical records developed tho fact that nearly worth of heretofore imported annually from the warring nations will have to bo replaced by home manufactured cotton products this year thereby us ing a great amount of the present sup j ply of distressed cotton This his supply of goods according to tlie Governments statistics for consited of such materials as can lie easily duplicated with home grown cotton and by necessity will have to bo replaced this year by home products According to their figures tha prod ucts and their values imported into the United States last year were Flax 4500000 Hemp 1500000 Jute 9200000 Other fibers 2800000 Linen and fabrics 28000000 Silk raw 53000000 Silk manufactured 25200000 Wool raw 18500000 Wool 187000000 Burlaps velvets etc48000000 Totals 2000 MEXICANS MADE HOMELESS IN SAN ANTONIO Representative Mann said legislation has been passed No since MYSTERIOUS MAN HAS LEADING PART IN CARMAN TRIAL PRESIDENT WILSON SPOKEATYJXA CELEBRATION DAY BT United Press PITTSBURO Pa Oct Presi By United Press MINEOLA N Y Oct Loewe a chauffeur while on the stand today told how he hard a shot while passing the Carman house on the night detn wilson in a speech at the Y of the murder He saw a man vault jj c A Anniversary Celebration held the Carman fence and run to ward the hack of the Carman yard ilere todaj stated that the recent The man was running fast and had no peace treaties made by Secretary of hat He first told the story three stat Bryan would serve to avert war months ago by phoning Dr Carman Several other witnesses testified to The treaties provide for a oneyear truce after a difference has arisen be seeing the mysterious man who the defense insist shot Mrs Bailey The two nations before war can be I defense rested at noon The Estate declared In that period he said that Si By United Press j LONDON Oct In showing how that Geinuny now considers Belgium t ol her territory the official bu IIPIB today announced thnt a part he Goiman cavalry were now wear Belgian unformsr An eyewitness laied that noiwithstanding tlie man soldiers had seenonly two thi of real hrmy that they ht skillfully and bravely and aro Bunng tho hnrahlps notably RDON Oct reports received here today which stilt hilt a French ship had run ashore of Cherborough Tho ship was ed wounded soldiers and was led for the Isle of Wight It Is here whether or not the petition isdangerous ANOTHER SON BORN TO SPAINS RULER By United Press MADRID Oct 24Another son was born to the King and Qiiecnof Spain This is their fourth this morning son Prayr for Peace on Socks ANGELES Oct to each shirt and sock that the women In Los Angeles are making for tho men who nreflglitlng Europes battles Is a prayer of peace The workfur nislies employment daily to scores of women and girls then began their rebuttal evidence Two hours forarguments has been assigned each side The case will probably go to the jury late this after noon BERLIN REPORTS MATERIAL GAINS ALONG THE MEUSE the pitiless light of publicity thrown upon the real truth of the difficulty would prevent international differ ences developing into bloodshed President Wilson was inauguarted that tends to restore the confidence of the people Representative Poindextcr said This session of congress is entit led to the credit of seeral farreach ing and excellent ly the bank reserve act but tlie anti trust bill was shamfully vvead ended Big Springs House Burnes Two cottages and contents were destroyed here by fire last night with the loss of about 500 The houses were owned by R P Jackson of Abilene By United Press SAN ANTONIO Texas Oct 24 Seven dead bodies of the ten women and children who are known to have been drowned here yesterday were re covered from the river today Yes terday the Sun Antonio river flooded the entire western portion of the city and two thousand Mexican citlsens are homeless The flood waters are up in a number of tfie buildings in the heart of the business district GERMANY WILL RESPECT THE MONROE DOCTRINE By United Press WASHINGTON Oct was given out here this evening that the Gorman Empire would in every way respect the Monroe Doctrine This assurance was given the officials hera by the German ambassador Von Bern Btorff WOONDED SOLDIERS SAYKAISER NARROWLY ESCAPED CAPTURE CONGRESS ADJOURNS AT FOUR OCLOCK THIS AFTERNOON By United Press BERLIN Oct announce ment given out here this afternoon by the war office stated that the German offensive movement In France was still being maintained with success Material gains have been made by the German forces on the right wing andsaid ho would try once more for a along the river Mouse The Germansrecess and cotton relief hut if de have also made good gains against WASHINGTON Oct man Henry of Texas nt a conference with other southern Democrats held here this morning agreed to nil ad journment of congress of four oclock this afternoon If the senate would agree to adjorn Congressman Henry Verdun leated he would not filibuster against adjournment further REPORTED THAT KIAO CHAD HAS SURRENDERED LONDON Oct re ports have been received here from Toliio which state that the fall of Kioa Chan can not long be prevented Some papers here have published slalnments that the Germans have surrendered lliwo but tho reports him not been confirmed Texas Woman Sentenced HUGO Oklii Oct In the dis trict court here todayMrs Jack Payne of Telephone Texas was sentenced to life Imprisonment for th murder or he stepson By United vress ptiTROGRAP Oct sol diers who were wounded in the fight ing around Warsaw have reached here and declare that Kaiser Wllhelm was actufilly soon on tho line of battle The soldiers declare that he narrowly escaped being CiipUmul by the Rus sian forces The soldiers statements have not huen officially confirmed A prominent German general whoso niuiip KIS withheld tiy officials here was captured in tho battle He is said to linvc been a favorite on the Kaisers staff A Russian cavalry di vision which was sent to capture the supposed Kaisers party was y the Germans I   

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