The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 24, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 7, 1909 Page: 2 of 56
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181 MILES SHORTEST
MANY HOURS QUICKEST
THROUGH SLEEPERS AND
ttint DINING CARS
- tkra thereon provided enough signatures
cma be obtained to the petition asking htm
to So ae to insure Its adoption.
The Fort Worth Charter.
"i All Fort Worth charter disputes have
leen settled except the single element
Of franchise renewal.- As related In last
" night's dispatches there was a disposition
te omit tle provision which prevents re-
newal of public utility franchises except
.. Within twelve months of each expiration.
Which at the present time affects only
. UM pending renemal of Fort Worth Uglit
and Power company's franchise.
Judge George Armstrong whom crtti.-s
tiad credited with causing the provision
- to be Inserted last night requested Its
omission but the representations made
by Messrs. Powell and Ftifiugli proved
weighty with the senate cofimtttee and
. '.anight the provision stands. That rop-
-sanitation is that twice within the last
' our years tne people nave reiusea io
. .rant a reaewal to the Furt Worth Ught
-ind Power company; that eight years
. i .wfore the expiration of the charter the
. company bepan the policy of refusing to
make xtenslons: that It has not kept
" faith with the spirit of its grant In this
particular: that the city convention last
. fail voiced the popular Judgment against
renewal of this company's grant; that the
limitation is reasonable and sound as a
nneral public policy and It should not
be waived as a special consideration to a
Upon that construction Mr. Fltihugh
t artanda and present indication Is that
the senate committee will stand with
him. Senator Alexander naturally lie-
Wires to avoid having to make the final
: lec1slon. but if he is compelled to do
wo he will doubtless take this position.
All boundary disputes so far as devel-
! oped have been composed. North Fort
f worth's present boundaries are adopted
with the exception of the packing house
f- A. 8. Dlngee. Leroy Smith. L. L.
- XUwea and a- few others were here todav
to ace about overflow section? of land
but found them all omitted.
Fltihugh today recalled the bill from
the house for purposes of technical cor-
rection but that will not affect its par-
liamentary status. It has passed the
hObse finally and Senator Alexander will
pat It through the senate whenever the
t agreed amendments are prepared In due
form. Of course nothing is certain In
legislation but as the case stands tonight
the Greater Fort Worth charter as de-
crlbeir In these dispatches will be a law
ah will n in ihA irnv'Brnnr earlv next
Those Hurried Up Bills.
The Greater Fort Worth charter bill
was recalled from the senate by the
house today for purposes of correction.
tiXnis is one or me uura uiai posvea in
ta bunch by the bouse Wednesday night
voder such circumstances that the gov-
ernor has taken cognizance of the mat-
ter and Indicated that he will investl-
' aate the alleged record .of their passage
- before letting them get by him.
' Lieutenant Governor Davidson has also
stated that he will hold up any one of
the bills in question that may opine be-
for the senate upon a questioning of the
reprnlarlty of their passage by any mem-
ber of that body. .
The house Journal of Wednesday last
cm tains forty-three alleged roil calls on
as manv different motions to suspend the
constitutional rule requiring bills to be
. read oa tares separate days sttufssj. 1 to
haws been made by Mr. Mtahush for the
purpose of placing that man bills on
their third reading and final passage.
Tat the roll was not actually called over
foar times that night.
MEMBERS M'T rRESEM BUT
'Another queer thing about this Is in
each of these forty-threo roll calls mem-
Mrs who were not present at the time
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thev are supposed to have been are re-
corded as having voted "aye."'
And it Is noticeable that but two lists
of names were used In the preparation of
these forty-three alleged separate and
distinct roll calls allowing ninety affirm-
ative votes and no negative votes and
the other showing ninety-one affirmative
and no negative votes each list being
pressed Into service alternately.
The straight of all this Is that on the
night In question Mr. Fltihugh Inquired
If for the purpose of expediting business
the various bills before the house being
local bills could not all be disposed of
In a lump after having been read by
number and caption. The speaker agreed
that such a procedure could be followed
without doing violence to the constitu-
tion. ONLY ONE BILL "CUT OIT ."
Mr. Fltihugh then made a motion to
that effect which was adopted where-
upon the speaker announced that a num-
ber of bills on second reading would bo
read bv caption and that where there
was objection or desire to amend the bill
thus affected would be "cut out of the
herd" and considered separately.
One of these "cut out of the herd" was
the Beaumont charter bill which Mr.
Chaney amended and afterward had pass-
ed according to the Journal by one of
the two roll calls which supposedly did
Hntv fortv-three times.
The herd having been expe"tousy
branded "engrossed" Mr. Fltshugh moved
that the constitutional rule requiring
bills to be read on three separate days
vbe suspended and that the bunch of bills
Just engrossed be placed on their third
reading and final passage and the mo-
tion carried with one roll call which
shows ninety affirmative and no negatlvs
votes and contains the names of mem-
bers voting "ave" who were not In the
hall st the time it was had. this being
the onlv time the roll wss called on Mr.
Fitthugh's proposition although two sep-
arate roll calls are used In the Journal
to make It appear that said proposition
carried forty-three different times.
One thing that the Journal does not
disclose is this: SomP? hesitation 'having
developed over acquiescing In the pro-
ceeding the speaker announced that no
one need have any fear but what the rec-
ord would be fixed up to appear straight
The Journal would be edited be said
snd the Journal clerk would be given what
assistance he might need to get In It
everything necessary to properly brand
all the bills Involved. This explanation is.
in Justlcw. due the Journal clerk who
acted under Instructions In all of this
A resolution will be introduced In the
senate Monday calling for the Investlga-'
tton of the manner In which forty-three
bills are alleged to have been unconsti-
tutionally passed In the house Wednes-
dsy night and a resolution will be in-
troduced In the house recalling from the
senate the bills that are being investi-
gated. Seport to Be Filed Monday.
At a called session of the committee ap-
pointed' to inquire into the appointment
and pay of the bouse employes held this
afternoon. Miss Jessie Kendig came be-
fore the committee and submitted ths tot-
tawina- statement wnicn ine comnmiew
ordered mad a part of the record
Han. r. F. Hill. Chairman. -niii
f han heretofore stated
committee that It was my nndrandlng
that I was to pay for some one to wora
in my place during the time that I was
excused from the house and It appearing
from my account tnat 1 nave not ueen
HIJIJMl.l H in'"' --------
TO CUM A COLO IN ONE DAY
Take LAXATIVE BROMO Qumias Tablets.
Dntensts refnad aesn if it tails a
E. W7 GROVE'S signatare ia on eaca sax. Uc
N. A. SAYRE Cashier
& TRUST CO.
603 Main Street
Our imported lines exc tad in beaut and
style any ever broaght to the city
Houston Paint Co
dossa right eaa proper to belvnc say ao
M.unt un to data and await tna Pleasure
at tne ooanmniee. y:SSKlmhi
Th nmmltta will Wold a short as
Mon Monday moraiiur.-aad Ha rvpaH wl
be filed witn tn nouea as soon as vu
- Holler Bill ia the Senate
The senate commutes on Internal lm-
nrovements disposed pt Its docket this
morning as follows:
rvr.r.hlv with undaratandlnsr that it
won't be called up on floor Ths Ksllle bill
to require vsstlDulea ana center bums
Favorably Roatlc's bill rMUtrlnf rail'
road sheds for protection of mployea
Favorably with understanding- that It
won't be called up on floor The Master-
son bill regulating traffic arrangements
of certain railroad and other connecting
common carriers. This is a duplicate oi
the Moller bill unfavorably reported In
the house to compel ths 8t. Louis.
Brownsville snd Mexico railroad to make
with the Santa tns same arrange-
ment to enter (Jalveeton that.lt has with
that road to enter Houston.
Meny Notaries Public
From the present outlook there will he
nearly 1009 notaries publlo elected by the
legislature at this session. Over 1000
have already applied for commissions and
hundreds of aDDlleatlona are coming la
Signed by the. Qmrner.
Oovemor Campbell today Signed the hill
changing the time of holding court in the
Forty-ninth Judicial district'
A FURTHER ATTACK
(Continued from Page One.)
dure vnu to vote in favor Of house bill
ae. senate hill to. and thus do your share
towards not as claimed by Houston driv
ing Houston business to oaivesion. dux
on the contrary returning Galveston busi-
ness to Galveston as the highest Judiciary
of Tesait has declared should be done.
and as the attorney general of Texas
has declared should be done as at least
one member of the railroad commission
of Texas admits should be done at the
We appeal to you in behalf of the In
terests of this section for a square deal.
H. H. Haines
Secretary Galveston Chamber of Com
LETTER SHOWS WEAKNESS OF
It Is a weak proposition Indeed that
must rest upon such an awkwardly men
dacious defense as the above submits
To begin with. Mr. Haines again post
tiv'ely refuses to commit himself to I
straightout reduction In rates from which
every consumer and every shipper would
benefit alike and stands pat on his orlg
Inal and continued demand for the elimi-
nation of Houston as a cotton handling
point on the ground that Houston hand-
ling is unnecessary and that the charge
incidental thereto is a burden upon the
In other words. Mr. Haines Is trying
to argue that the handling charge la
a burden on the cotton only when said
cotton is handled In Houston but that
Its collection 'in the Interior to which
he does not object or In Galveston where
he thinks it a benefit does not affect the
All of which means that Mr. Haines
would not care what the rate for the
transportation of cotton In Texas might
be provided It was no greater to Gal-
veston than to Houston regardless ef
whether "the same rate for a like service
was being charged "to other people under
the same or similar conditions" or not.
. It this Is not to. why does bd eontln--ually
say that the Moller biU la not an
attempt to prescribe rates and why doss
he religiously. In unison with Mr. Moller
hfmself. avoid specification when asked
to give the maximum that should apply
with the Houston-Galveston differential
Mr. Haines has made many foolish
breaks in trying to defend the Moller
bilf-. but he reaches the limit in that
direction when he tries to apologize for
the excessive Galveston terminal charges
by attributing them to action on ths part
of the railroad commission.
Some years ago representatives of Gal-
veston appeared before ths railroad com-
mission and asked that the rate on cotton
locally consigned to Galveston me made
2 cents lower per 100 pounds than the
rate on cotton for shlpslde delivery.
In support of this prayer it was sub-
mitted that cotton was bandied so much
cheaper In Houston than' In Galveston
that it was practically Impossible to suc-
cessfully carry on a cotton factorage
business in ths latter city. And the
railroad commission out of pure kind-
ness of heart ordered the railroads to
give up 10 cents a bale out Of tlielr rats
In order that the Galveston cotton fac-
tors might be able to meet some of the
charges incidental to the handling of cot-
ton locally In that city and exist.
WHY RATH WAS RAISED.
Subsequently however the commission
was struck with the ridiculousness of
penalising the railroads for the benefit
of factors unfortunate enough to be
located In a city which while contin-
ually boasting of Its natural advantages
never grows weary of oontplalnins; of tha
enterprise of its neighbors whenever that
enterprise Is productive of a saving In
terminal charges to the shipper. And the
rate on cotton locally consigned to Gal-
veston was again raised to the shlpslde
This is the only Instance In which Gal-
veston ever applied for or committed
itself to a reduction In the cotton rate;
an instance in which Galveston factors
were the sole beneficiaries; aa instance
in which the producers' interests were
neither mentioned nor considered: an in
stance In which the sole purpose was te
otest asrainst the economical methods of
andllna- cotton adopted for tha benefit
or me snipper oy Houston.
As to Mr. Haines' renewed assault anon
the integrity of members of the railroad
commission it but fortifies ths conclusion)
thst all he Is after Is a vote of want of
confidence in that body for refusing te
consider anything but the interests of
Gslveston in making tariffs.
FREE ASTHMA CURE. (
f). J. Lane a noted chemist at 104
Lane Bldg.. St. Marys Kan. manufac-
tures a remedy for Asthma la whleh he
has so much confidence that he sends a
II bottle to anyone who will write for it.
His offer Is that he Is to be paid for It
If It cures snd the one taking the treat-
ment Is to be the Judge.
PAIOK Texas. March I The saitluw
continues dry. The long drouth Is very
discouraging to ths farmers and truck
growers of this section as It Is retarding
plowing and planting. Stock water la
Malaria Makes (ale Slekly Chlleraa.
The Die Standard Grove's Tasteless Cam
Tsaic drives out audaria and solids us the
pj tarsi frer grows sessts sad skildrta. tee.
LULIlfO. Texas March s.ha rartaara
la the vicinity at Luting are in need of
a good rala. Some corn has been planted
and It is thought that there to sufficient
moisture ' In the ground to bring It up
but the majority of fanners will not plant
until It rains.
and Fistula Cure.
Sample treatment of Bed Cross File and
Fistula Cure and book a Dtlee. teat free.
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' ' MUM - -
II.. eMamHitts Ihnmiffh. tMiie
channel of the Ubody in search
enemy the germ3 " Of disease.
Ibey an the white eorpttelefl-Uiil "little
Soldlsxe el the Blood.'1
. lfodera seieneo hts demonstrated that these
white eorpoeoles ere the diMue-figbtem of the
; blood. 8ee the pletnre in the ejrele and the ex-
planation of how they fight for. you. .-They de-
stroy the million! of gerau which' pasi into
oat bodies with every breeth we take. Whan the
bloed is poor and thin and deficient in its proper
sappty of white corpuscles the inTtding- germs
gw arming' in and finding the defending force
too weak; to oppose them take possession of the
body sad begin their work of destruction.
This' is the beginning of an attfcek of an in-
fections disease such as the grip pneumonia and
fevers and even of the winter cough or cold.
. The germs of such diseases sweep across the
Surface 6f the delicate mucous membranes of
the throat the nostrils the air passages of the
longs. . Kething can stop their attacks or de-
feat their ravages bnt pore disease-fighting
blood the blood that Hood's 6ajrsaparills makes.
It is also owing to the 'thin impure condition
of the blood that scrofulous troubles eczema
boils and pimples develop and rheumatism ca-
tarrh and other diseases gain a hold.
When such troubles axe once established noth-
ing bnt a medicine that will absolutely and irre-
sistibly east them out can permanently Cure.
As a blood-purifying tonic and! health-
It has-been well said that we never are too old to learn; likewise we never are too old to
save a little and thus take on a new lease of life. . . . The stimulating effect of a check-
ing or savings account is comparable to no other human agency. If things are all askew
with you ; it conditions apparently are against you take an extra brace on yourself and
START SOMETHING. .... Many utterly discouraged people have regained hope and
confidenceconsequently prospeHtyViJyi -.putting a dollar or two regularly into the bank.
W. E. RICHARDS President
Main and Franklin atreeta.
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' or OUSTON. TKXA9
CAPITAL STOCK $260000
Dtpotitory of tlic State oi
Texa- and the United States
BMeaiatfaiiv asMena veer iiailana. No
MU mstninsssi. ess. pn
aestt hexes far sualinsa or eereens gesireas of areteotiag vMuaaw
espsrs. ;'.A .
CAPITAL and SURPLUS $500000.00
l General Banktni. SavlDA De "s
.partme)nt Safe Deposit Boxes
- i . ' ; ; :- .'.-... .
V fc'r. CARTER Proaitfont
OOY M. BRYAN Aeltve V. Tea. . ' A. . VANDERydOflT. esehlet;
Wo are new prepared to all all orders
SBeciaitr uMiYldoai oewaaa.
JpNES & COGSWELL ICC CKEAM CO Inc.
Mannfaofarerg f te Creaat and Natural Frntt Ie -
W . - . v.
Ktde; curmy is con-;
ataJ AaMlUMa O -
day ? titey patrol
builder Hood's Sarsaparillals pure and sure. It
is pleasant to take bright clear aid bracing to
the last drop with no depressing after-effects.
It has cured thousands of people and is prob-
ably taken ia more homes today as a reliable
family medicine than any other preparation It
is essentially a blood-maker s digestive sn appe-
tizer sn invigorate that nourishes both brain
and body and enriches the bloed.
If you ire ill weak run-down have "that
tired feeling" if your appetite is poor and your
digestion bad Hood 's rSsrsaparilU is just the
medicine for yon. If yonr disease is of long
standing or of constitutional nature like scrofula
or eczema or catarrh if it is caused' by acidity
of the blood like rheumatism or netrfalria or
pleurisy Hood's EUursaparilla'possesses Just the
qualities necessary to euro you and you will
find them in this medicine as in no other.
Take Hood's Sarsapaiilla for your spring
medicine and fill your body with generous life
giving blood rich in red corpuscles to nourish
yon and normal in white corpuscles the disease-
fighters of the blood. Then you may reasonably
expect health good appetite perfect digestion
clear and energetio brain power all the eoming
Be sure to get Hood's Sarsaparilla in nsnal
liquid form or in chocolate-coated tablets called
Sarsatabs. 100 Doses One Dollar.
The Moral Effect of a Bank
Pay. 4 Per Cent on Savings Deposits.
Houston Land & Trust Company
(Chartered 187S. Without Banking WivUefes.)
Capital. $250000.00 ' Sarales S 200.000.00
Reeearces over $1300000.00
tn Our Trust Department we accept the appointment as Executor In
Wilis ana Trustee In all forms of Mortgages. Also the appointment of
Guardian or Administrator of B states. This character of business for
msAy reasons can be more satisfactorily conducted by a responsible
Trust Company than Individual. .
0. L. Cochran President.
f. E. Paine Vice President
0. L Cochran Geo. P. Arnold P. B. Tlmpson W. M. Rleo R. E.
latere! Palel o Time Deposits
eavtnaa sasartssssit. strtoUs i
sue aw mi is aw wwow. ears mw-
BANK - P
tot wholesale and faaiiif trade.
Telephone four order.
vt d; H...' Vr
S7 P M'C?te
WsslefTema. . EIthallaJ Ursrjk :
eveiy 1 aUey ahd
of tk&r natural
F. W. VAUGHAN Cashier.
' P. 8. Tlmpson Sec'r snd Treaa.
Win 8. Patton Asst SeC'jr.
We Invite Deposit Accounts
And are at all times glad to
consider applications for
money from responsible
THE SOUTH TEXAS
COMMERCIAL BANKING ONLY
Puf M6nHiriTky Purst" Not Chewing Gum arid Powder Rags
We put the very belt niiterialla aour'caititiei' '
:.MColamn Sflli; Lipteli Base Platef:--r - -
... I iJ UfiJ-iW''"-
Bectuio oi v rarltcei
1 1 superiority of tailor
Qotbea rOccapy thi' topmost
aositios. Ooly'tba bt cue
lojn (baaJ taiIn-)rork can
be corjaparea! to t.hem. - $20fy$35
Sims & Laeverenz
. mt-itocosT-rrvr maim ataxcr
BANK & TRUST. CO.
Beastast." Tsncaa ' -
Inwltoai Deposit. Acoouataf
HARRIS CO. -BANK&
tNVITB VOUR ACCOUNTS. '
x EMBOSSIN0 V
MM W . . S .. .'V. : "Y
uuo rranKiin nra.
We Are Makers of
the Goods We Sell
Frey er Trunk Manufacturing Co.
713 MAIN STREET
Obtained on Inveatlpns. Information frsa.
Write for booklet on patents.
JOHN M. SPELLMAN
Reolstsrsd U 8. Patent Attorney
Stewart Building : t
SOS Wilson Bldg Dallas
Dandy Gold Tablets
POSITIVELY CURE COLDS
ft)! SALE ONLY AT
Wkers frieaai Meet rrieass '
Ask rovr grocer for our SlaoaroaL Spa
gnetti anq vermicelli uuaranteea w
dar Pure Food Laws.
Put up in special J
B. Serial No. SBSsVt j
slse for family use. IT.
Magnolia Macaroni Mf. Co.
Largest Plant of Its Kind In the South.
PORE rOOD GOODS
D. C. HgLBERG Grocer
High Grade Tea and Coffee a specialty
H. E.PETERS A CO.
r BONES SIS AMD 8149
1008 Prairie Aveaae
GOOD SECOND HAND CAR
Will Trade (or Lots or Land
J.WADE G0X' 101 5Main St..
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