The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 24, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 7, 1908 Page: 3 of 14
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HOUSTON BAILTPOSJ; WEDNESDAY MORNING OCTOBER 7 1908.
There's hardly a roan
in towp we can not fit
and fit correctly in a
We care not how stout
or thin you may be we
can fit you correctly and.
satisfy you as wellrin
style quality and price.
$18 t $37.50
Other concerns in town
get Ijtf.UU to $1U.UU
more for clothes
ter. We know
be a fact.
404 Main Street
914 Preston Avenue
Opens SEPT. 26
OCT. 11 Closes
Houston to San Antonio
Port Arthur $4.50
Intermedials Points Proportion-
Tickets on Sals Friday Oct. 9
Two Days Return Limit
SATURDAY OCT. 10
U. S. Troops
The pick of r000 troops cav-
alry infantry and artillery
from Fort Sam Houston sec-
ond largewt army post in the
United States in war ma-
neuvers nightly hy are light.
The most thrilling patriotic
spectacle ever offered.
"Beautiful San Antonio"
The rates art low so all may go."
Olds Gasoline Engines with
Few Working Parts
and chan go-Speed governor. Write
0. W. HAWKINS 907 Willow St.
Your Credit Is Good
(or Clothing at
MTU 1 BARICK CLOTHIM COHPHIT
90 TEXAS AVE.
Hal Manufacturers. Wholesale and
Retail. jHats Cleaned and Blocked.
W TRAVIS ST. NEW PHONB l.
M0IE1; lli )4; IEW Wt ICOf COKQIESJ
Ball Committee Places to Order
for Jewel Favors of the Event
FOR A NEW SWITCHBOARD
No-Tsu-Oh Directors Decide to Go 6e
a Permanent Basis Texas Asso-
ciation of Builders Exchanges
I to Meet Daring Carnival.
j An order wu placed yesterday by
ijjresldent James JL Radford and Chalr-
tian E. J. McCullough or the ban com-
mittee of the No-Tu-Oh for the souvenir
ions which are a ball feature of every
IThe Bins this year are of very hand-
sne design and are different from any-
tljng ever had before for Carnival weeK.
Ittu a substantial piece of Jewelry that
wljl be prized very much by the young
la.es who will be the recipients and
wljjj irutke a very pretty addition to the
numerous pins of other years which are
In nany Jewel boxes In Houston.
'ho pins are official souvenirs and are
"cjttl out favors." They can be purchas-
ednly from the officers of the No-Tsu-Obfancl
only by Uiose who are of King
Nckoc's court that Is only by those
wh are In mask and who are with the
blif pura'le ul Tuesday night in Carnival
wtijlk. To those who thus assist In the
paide festivities the distinction Is given
alllwing the designation of a lady for
"cil out row" at the ball. Only those
wl hold membership in the No-Tsu-UU
yjtrrgi In mask on the floats and there -fnre
only members will have the call out
privileges and the call out ravors. Many
have already been selected for
chariots and a largu number of those
who want to go In mask are now send-
ing In tllr memberships to the associa-
tion. The sending of tnTltatlon Hats will
start very soon and the Invitation com-
mittee hopes everyone who will join the
association wtll sand In his name very
soon. It will take some time to mall out
all of the Invitations and those who aJi
slow at the matter will be last on ths
TRAVELING MEN'8 COMMITTEES.
If the plans of the traveling men who
are in charge of the Traveling Mens
Day. to be held Saturday November 14.
the last of the No-Tsu-Oh week are car-
ried out it will be one of the biggest
meetings of the kind ever held in Texas.
Those who compose the varloua com-
mittees for Traveling Men's Day have
been called to meet next Sunday morning
at 10 o'clock in the Hice hotel for final
arrangements for the visitors.
I Tlse following are the full committees:
Executive Adoiph Holdl chairman; E.
I W. Kirkland V. C. Munn. J. A. Bryan
S. ('. Brasher W. 1.. Houze Tom Flax-
I man Jake Kahn II. 11. Cherry secre-
Badge E. C. Smith chairman; S. C
! Brasher H. Y. Houze.
' Hall I.. E. Chrlsilansen. chairman; L.
I C. Kauffman. B. F. Albertson
I Parade J. A. Bryan chairman E. A.
i Brandt It. I.. Allen. S. A. Brown. Then
j Bering E. V. Kirkland C. ciunewald.
! M. J Mnrtln. Y. V. Jolln W. N. Forbe."
i W. H. Marmlon.
I Railroad - C. 1. (gilding chairman.
I. Entertainment Adoiph Bold! chalr-
i ma; H. H. FrsnkB. J. tJ. Dillon J. Kaln.
' T. C. Ereeland. W. S. l'roi'lor
Lumber S. T. Swlnford chairman; A.
J Wheeler. ( j. M. Duncan.
Ladles' reception Mrs. T. C. Freeland.
. chairman Mrs. Adoiph iioldt Mrs. J.
Bryan Mrs. I. W. Mlchaux. Mis. N.
I Havana ugh.
ReceptionTom Flaxman. chairman; J.
V. Craves W. i. Rau S C. Brasher f
1 M. Court. L). W. Mlchaux. N. Y. Kava-
rut ugh. Hal M. I'eik C. V. Carter c. N.
Nichols. Harry B. Cox. A. Illrsch It. a.
i J'rlee O. H. Street.
GO ON PERMANENT BASIS.
The principal feature tf a special
meeting of trie No-Thu-Oh liro. tory yoi;-
terday murninK was thp onlor passed dl-
rectlnx Chairman K. J- MrCuliougU r
the ball committee to install a n- w switch
board at the Auditorium which 13 to be
tho pcrmaiH'nt property of the No-Tsu-()h
Every y r it Is ihm canary to have a
lot of temporary wurk done to gt-t Hit
proer light effect at the coronation
hUl. St.mcthinK ha.s lnH-n rent etl. some-
thing hoiiR-nt ami dlstarded every year
and it was decided hy thf hoard that a
the lighting of the hall ro)m is one
the Important matters of every No-Tsu-Oh
wi-ek. Ihal it would he better to buy
Just what Ik needed for the purpose una
to have it n y. an a set of the association
to he used by i he directors each suc-
ceeding; year as it is wante.i. Mr. Mc-
CuilouKh wit s directed to make the pur-
ehnse. There w're reports received from each
of the committee chairmen.
HriLDKUS' KXCMANCK TO MK.KT.
Secretary OeorK-1 P- Urown of the N'o-Tsu-Oh
association has notified the local
representatives of the Tejcns association
of Builders' Exchanges that h-e has se-
cured the urn of assembly hall in the
miirket house for the Stato meetlnK thst
will b held in this city Kriday Novem-
b r 13. and Saturday tho day following
during the w ee k of No-Tsu-Oh
It is expected that about two hundred
delegates viK be In at tMidanco upon
t Kit meeting The trga nixation Is com -posed
of master builders "f tho State
and the last niejltnff was held during VM i
while the Iadaa Fair was In session. It
was then decided to meet here during
the Carnival week.
Friday night there will be a meeting
in Houston of the loca contractors and
subcontractors -to arrange for this aftair
Tift's meeting will be held in the rooms
of the Houston Business League and all
contractors and subcontractors are in-
BEST CATARRH DOCTOR
Has Cured Thousands Will Cure
You or Money Back.
This Is the little Hyomel
inhaler the little doctor
that has cured many thou-
sands of sufferers from
catarrh bronchitis astha-
ma hay fever coughs
colds and grip.
It's so easy and pleasant
to cure yourself with Hy-
omel. Just pour a few
'drops In the little Inhaler
and breathe It In. The
healing soothing and su
tlseplic air will reach ev-
ery nook and crevtee of
the mucous membrane of
Mg tne nose ana inrcui; win
mm srp tle 'rl''ln'"" almost
iiiiiuvuiMieiy win miay in
Inflammation; drive out
the foul odor; kill the
germs and cure the dis-
ease. "My wife has been using
Hyomel for two months
foe catarrh and pulmonary
trouble. She has received
more relief and benefit
than from any other treatment."-
12. 3. Farrett Jof-
"Hyomel cured me of ter-
rible earache and buixln
In the head. I would not
be without It In the house
tor a single night." Mr.
B. P. Fuller Columbia. 8.
SUE A. E. Kleallng the drug
gist sens Hyomel (pro-
iiqunoed Hlgh-o-me) anl
guarantees It. X complete outfit Includ-
ing Inhaler only ooata and an ex Irs
DOttM Oi xijomoi. sivKvai naauva.
Tited whether they are affiliated wttli. tha
local orgaaisauoB or not.
juisiinue iuiunu ini uuuutwi
- The following wQl be the aereraj naet-.
lng that1 aTe announced for No-Tag -J
Texas Leaf Tobacce Growers Tueatlay
SI Mina Temple Nobles of the. MyaOO
Shrine Thursday November 12.
The Texaa Aaaoclatlon of Builders' KX-
Changee Friday November 13 and con-
The Lumbermen's and Hoo-Hoo Ctub
of Texas Friday November IS and con-
tinuing Saturday November 14.
Tti Traveling Men of Texas Satur-
day November U.
On some day during the week there
will be a meetlne of the newly formed
circuit of poultry and pet stock raisers
together wtth pigeon fanciers who will
be here attending the Poultry and Figeon
show and there will be a circuit formed
for the purpose of arranging annual
shows at several towns In the State.
CADETS TO SAN ANTONIO
Houston Boys Will Drill With the
Peacock and San Antonio High
School Boys at the Fair.
The High School Cadets and the High
school football team will appear as at-
tractions at the San Antonio fair next
Saturday. The cadets will drill In an
exhibition drill with the cadets of Pea-
cock s school and the football team will
contest on the gridiron with the San An-
tonio high school's team.
Major Drure commandant of the cadets
stated last night that every preparation
has beeirtiiade for the trip and the boys
will straw to splendid advantage In their
new khaki uniforms on the drill
grounds. They will leave here Friday
night and will be entertained at the Pea-
cook school lor boys during their stay in
.San Antonio having been Invited by Prof.
Peacock himself. . y
Ho far as is known the Houston cadets
are the only military organization In con-
nection with a city public school In Texas.'
The organization was formed about a
year ago with about forty boys and now
iherr are seventy-five in the body. There
urc two companies company A with W.
T. main as captain and company B with
Raphael .Simon as captain. The boys rre
now engaged in raising money for their
new rifles. Sprlngfeld model which wlll(
sdon arrive here.
At the Prince.
The bill at the Prince theater Tuesday
afternoon and evening was the Dandy
Dixie minstrels an organisation of col-
ored performers headed by the old-time
minstrel. Billy Kersands. The company
as a whole gave very good satisfaction
but Is hardly intended for a city the size
of Houston except possibly in its ap-
peal to the members of its own race.
Hilly Kersands. always a mediocre per-
former when nompared to the other min-
strel men of the day. is doing practical-
ly the same stunts that he did in days of
yore when he headed the Georgia min-
strels and later a company of his own.
His dance steps are odd and by far the
belter part of his performance.
There are a number of good voices in
the- company but these are of the un-
trained sort and often grate on the nerves
in the prettiest part of a mejody. The
roinedy Fingers show off to better ad-
vantage because leas Is .expected of them.
In the olio the Dixie Range quartette
was easily the most prominent feature.
Prince the hoop roller and Douglass the
bicyclist have .n seen here before and
the novelty of their turns have long1 idnce
Rtnrting Wednesday night. Haynle the
At the Majestic.
The Majestic in its initial bill of the
season offers eight acts of good quali-
ty headed hy a strong feature in the fa-
mous Fords styled "America's astound-
ing escape artists." The escapes include
packing boxes straight Jackets insane
rest ralnt rots and most any t nine else
thai can be produced. Miss Ford is the
tirM lady e.-cape artist to appear in
Hastings and Wilson "the two luna-
tics" have a rough and tumble act that
goes with a rush from start to finish.
Some funny acrobatic Btunta and a bur-
lesque on melodrama are among the
most enjoyable features.
Ka and Rockwell are roller skate
dancers Mi.ss Fyvie Dench is a contral-
to. Charles Hughes and his singing girl
present a sketch entitled "The Walter
and ti e Waitress." Elliott and West are
so'ii in eccentric dances anti Harry Van
Kossen is a blackface comedian of con-
Tonight the famous Fords will present
what U claimed io be the most astound-
log feat ev attempted being Miss Dot
Fouls escape from a large airtight milk
can filled with water the lid of which is
padlocked with six locks brought by any-
one In the audience. The fact of the
ladv remaining under water an indefinite
time is In Itself remarkable. The feat
will he performed only once this week.
At the Bijou.
Another good sized crowd was present
last night at the Bijou to witness the
Haileys Stock company's production of
"The Wheel of Justice."
The work of remodeling the theater is
bemn rapidly pushed forward and it is
t onfhlently expected that the new ton
w.ldi is now being made will he com- "
jlettd in a few days anti will be Imme-
diately nut up
Paul DelbaMi's Italian band of sixteen
piet es has been engaged and is expect-
ed to arrive tonight. The present bill
will be continued Wednesday and Thurs-
day nights and on Friday night tho
Krreat American comedy. "All the Com-
forts of Home" will he presented.
Nellie Parker Is doing well at the Ai-
hambrn and has made a distinct hit with
t he audience. The management " states
'hat the business has been up to their ex-
pectations and they are greatly pleased.
Thero Is to be a special matinee for
children this afternoon with the general
admission for children placed at 5 cents.
The regular matinee days are Wednes-
day. Saturday and Sunday and the bills
will be changed at the Sunday afternoon
Wednesday night has been fixed on as
n.n at cur night and everyone with a
audeville ambition will be given a cordial
MISSOUBIANS TO ORGANIZE.
Natives of the Show He State in
Houston to Get Togfcther.
It is proposed to organize an associa-
tion of Mlssourlans who are now cltiseni
of Houston. About a dosen have so far
signified their Intention of joining In
making such an organization a success
and it Is believed that a couple of hun-
dred others will do so when they are
made aware of the plans.
All those natives of the "show me"
Stale who now r nlde In Houston are
Invited to register by calling phone 161s.
When a sufficient numtier of names have
been registered a meeting will be called
for the perfection of the organization.
It is stated that mule traders hen
fanciers apple growers and sine miners
are especially desired. With these classes
Included all Mlssourlans will he eligible
to membership. Wlth the four Industries
barred there would of course be only a
AN ALL DA.T prayer meeting will be
held at Beach Auditorium today under
tho auspices of the Home Missionary
Society of Bhearn church. The publlo
services will begin t 10 a. m. and last
until p- m. Lunch will be served at the
k. . II anA I ! avnmlAt thnt tha I u 1 1 AM
of the congregation will attend in iaru
of tha cone-rnga.uon will attend in iaru
numbers. Th home mission pKoblem wut
ON BARBEfTSHOP CLOSING
Special ltvtig of the Union
Definitely Deddt the Matter
The old queatWn of
lng barber shops In II
fare the unlod and th
has reached an acute
past few days which
mlnate tonight' In tin
union to allow shoi
o'clock at night.
Two years ago ft iv
proprietors In Houston
elusion that the hour?
asked the union to fl
at 7 o'clock Instead
the rule. This was
union and this rule I
since. In the mean
number of nonunion
total of about thirty c
ln the city and all
o'clock at night. Cui-
e accommodated aft"
the union shops has k
union places and somi
of the union shofrs ha
..-ted t to-
il k I InS
a 1 wo-
i . es. nt
union to go DacK io i e .v
lng time In order to i rot.-
ness. It Is understood a te '
the proposition at th- nn
journeymen's union M ind:
the president ruled tl i k
hours required the sicn
thirds majority of thf nnt
As the vote was only '' t.
thn extended hours r w
the old hours prevalle
was Immediately start
ctai meeting to oeriniti o
ter tonlerht. This me-:
at the Twentieth Centi.ry
expressions heard fro-n
yesterday the 8 o'clo 1. c)
tlon will carry.
p and f i . t n
FIRES IN VACANT HOUSES
Citizens of Brunner Are Concerned
at the Manner of Recent Con-
flagrations in the Suburbs.
Two fires which originated In vr ant
houses In Brunner yesterday result irui: in
each Instance In the destruction of valu-
able property have stirred up the f-HI-sens
of that suburb.
The fires originating as they did. In
vacartt houses got considerable headway
before they were discovered and thi-
alarm given and as a consequence the
volunteer Are department was handicap-
ped to some extent. They however
managed to keep the flanvs from spread-
ing and doing any great damage to ad-
An effort will be made by the citizens
of Brunner to double the rapacity of the
volunteer department by Increasing
chemicals kept on hand and improving
on the apparatus and tlu' will also en-
deavor to make an investigation into the
origin of the fires that Mart in vacant
The first Are broke nut about 3:30
o'clock yesterday mornliis In a vacant
cottage owned by Mrs. llaynes and situ-
ated at the corner of lntur and Bon-
ner streets. This cottace and another
adjoining were burned to the ground and
a third one was damaged to the extent
of about J200. The total loss will ap-
proximate about J26O0.
Yeslerday afternoon a vacant house
said to be owned by the fltlzen.s' Homo
nd Investment compan was destroytxl
entailing a loss at about J1600.
STABBED IN THE BREAST
Little Boys Have Difficulty on the
Way Home From School That
In a boyish fight which on urred Mon-
day afternoon while the children from
the Beauchamp Springs school were re-
turning to their homes Homer Connor
the 9-year-old son of .7. W. Connor resid
ing 'on the Houston avenue extension
road was stabbed in the hreuM over the
region of the heart with a pocket knife
by a playmate snd very seriously
The wounded boy was conveyed to hfc
home and Dr. E. c. Murray vvas'rnlled to
attend him. Last nl(rht the doctor re-
ported that he lad wis gettlntr alon.q as
well as could be expected. The attending
physician said that If the knife i pene-
trated one-sixteenth of an Inch further
than It did It would have produced in-
The boy who Is said to have been en-
gaged In the difficulty with voting Connor
Is 8 yearn old. No prosecution of any
ktnd will likely be had on account of the
age of the lad accused.
HEW OFFICERS ARE ELECTED.
White Republican Social Club Holds
Between seventy five and one hundred
of the members of the Harris County
White Republican Social club met In rex
ular session at the assembly hull on Mon-
day night at which some interesting
things were done Among others was the
election of officers It being the date of
the annual election of officers as provid-
ed by the constitution of the club.
A committee composed of R. I) Banr.
S. A. KIncald II M Hamilton and 1 )r
J. Burghelm was appointed by the chair
to select names to be presented to the
club as directors for the eisulng year
While the committee was conferring In-
teresting talks m re made bv Ira r.
n n ssrif-i m i miSmiMilmm'm "' m ssti n waniMsa i
I Sick Women 1
General Break Down
Neglected female troubles frequently lead to a
rneral break-down. Better not wait tilLyour case
as bad as that but take Cardui in time. ;
However even when in bad shape Wine of Car-
dui has cured others and may cure you. It will pay
you to try it as did Mrs. Rena Hare of Pierce Fla.
iwhp afterwards wrote:
"I was a sufferer from all sorts of female troub-
les had pains in my side drawing pains in legs
Jones Boohe Gross. Charles A Warn-
ken and others
lite committee on nomination!! reported
the following names of members who
were duly elected directors: 8. T. Swln-
ford. A. B. Kelley Ira P. Jones. H. C.
Mcrall 8 a Klncaid Dr. J. Burgaelm
' T Balden Boone Oroes.
K T. Barden's name was presented for
re election as president of the club and
n. T Swlnford s name was presented for
the same position upon which Mr Bar-
den withdrew from the race when Mr.
Swlnford was unanimously elected and
in response to the demonstration which
followed he made an eloquent response
to the ovation pledging his every effort
to the upbuilding of the club and to the
success of the republican party.
AAH Kelley H C. McCall and Dr 1.
Kurghelm were elected vice president
secretary snd treasurer respectively
The ampalgn committee was also dele-
gated t! e duties of entertaining speakers.
This committee reported generous vol-
untary contributions so far no canvass
havtiiK as yet been mad for funds.
About J-t-i was contributed when the club
1'repiiratlons are being made for rallies
or Monday. October 12 when J N. Simp-
son w H. Atwell and others will de-
ll wr addresses.
THE DEATH ROLL
MRS. FREDERICK E L1SKOW.
After a residence of firty-slx years In
Hon-ton Mrs. Fredericke Llskow. wife
of Robert Llskow passed away at the
ae of fi6 years at 4 o'clock yesterday
atternoon at the family residence X
Chen. -vert street.
Tin f ineral will take place at 4 o'olock
this afi rnoon from the family residence
under the direction of SeUeg-ast Kopf
orn; any. vlth Interment In the German
cemetery. Rev. William States Jacobs of
the First Presbyterian church officiating.
Mrs. l.lskow leaves lesldes her husband
five children four daughters. Mrs. L. J.
lllumenthal. Mrs. Louise Kllpper. Mrs.
A J. Siheultz and Miss Frances Llskow
and one son. F. W. Llskow of Beaumont.
The pallbearers who have been selected
to act are .1. J Settegast Hr William
llonatz Theodore Miller. Sr. F. W Wil-
son c. v. Hurd and John Bradshaw.
FUNERAL OF MRS. KORN.
Followed by relatives and many friends
the body of Mrs Elizabeth Korn. whose
death occurred yesterday morning was
borne from her late residence 2904 Wash-
ington avenue to its last resting place In
Herman cemetery. The pallbearers were
selected from Edelweiss lodge No 4
Ladies' Auxiliary to Sons of Hermann
Hollywood drove No. 22. Woodman circle
and from the ladles of the church of
which deceased was a member. They
carried the casket direct from the house
to the cemetery where services were con-
ducted by Rev. P. V. Dyck.
FT'NERAL OF ISIDOR SP1BGH1L-
The funeral of Tsldor Spiegel whoss
death occurred Monday night at Glddlngs
will take place at 10 o'clock this morning
from the residence of his cousin Mrs.
Sol Hillltz. 1702 Texas avenue under the
direction of the Sid Westhelmer company
with Interment In the Beth Israel ceme-
tery Rabbi Henry Bernstein will of-
ficiate. Those who have been selected as pall-
bearers are Morris Hosen field Ike Rosen-
field. Abe J. Asher. Ben Doyschen
Adoiph Rosenfleld and Julius Edel.
FI NERAL OF WALTER SWTLLEY.
The funeral of Walter BWIiley the In-
fant son of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Swllley
took place from the family residence. 1711
MrKee street at 4 o'clock yesterday af-
tprnoon with Interment In Hollywood cem-
etery. Rev S. W. Kemerer officiated.
The pallbearers consisted of six young
girls as follows: Alice Swift Myrtle
Lambert. Mildred Swllley Dana Sproule
Cora Brandon and Sadie Hicks.
DIES IN NEW" JERSEY.
Charles H. Byrne formerly of Galves-
ton died Tuesday at South Orange New
.Jersey Mr. Byrne was the father of
Mrs W. D. Rherwood of this city who
together with her mother were with Mr.
Byrne at the time of his death.
DIES AT BUFFALO N. T.
News has been received by relatives In
Houston of the death of Walter Town-
send Wilson formerly a citizen of Texas
at Buffalo N. Y. His father once re-
sided at Hantsvllle and was one of the
leading men of the community.
THE National Broom Manufacturing
company and W. G. Smiley were yester-
day posted for membership In the Hous-
ton Business League.
SUPERINTENDENT HORN of the
city schools spent eonslderable time yes-
terday with Superintendent Pugh of the
county schools checking up transfers be-
tween their respective jurisdictions.
THE various committees of Traveling
Men's Hay will hold a meeting at the Rice
hotel room 140. ID a. in. Sunday the 11th
instant to make final arrangements for
the entertainment of the traveling men
ami lailles during the Carnival.
CHIEF OF rOLICE ELLIS stated
yesterday that the reported burglary of
'ho establishment of Leopold & Price
on Main street was a mistake but the
store really entered was that of the
Crawfoid-lelgh company at 516 Main
AT NOON yesterday a negro employed
at the Southern Pacific freight depot
was struck In the stomacl. by a crowbar
and injured It Is stated that he was
lifting n heavy shafting when tho bar
slipped and struck him. He was con-
veyed to the Houston infirmary for at-
tention. CHIEF TOM 0LEARY visited Rich-
mond yesterday to inspect a span et
horses that are prospective purchases
for the fire department. Tley are guar-
anteed to be under 7 years of age. to be
without blemish and will be Wrought here
for examination and trial before the pur-
chase Is consummated. T. B. Wesaen-
dorff Is owner of the two horses.
Scpcrintendent Horn Announces
the Program for October.
INSTRUCTION IS GIVEN
Each Teacher Is Requested to An-
swer in Writing a Series of Ques-
tions Studies Are Based on
Education as Adjustment
Superlntendent Horn yesterday an-
nouncd the program for the teachers' in-
stitute to be held on Octo'.a r 24 together
with instruction on the method of pre-
paration for the Institute studies A
feature of the Institute will be the ad-
dress on "The Public School Problem as
Seen from a Lawyer's Standpoint' by
Hon. Thomas H. Ball
As has been reported In The Post be-
fore the institute studies for the year
will be based on the book "Education
as Adjustment" y M. V. o'Shea of the
University of Wisconsin. To develop tho
studies on this work Superintendent Horn
has issued the following circular of in-
structions: Each teacher is requested to answer in
writing the following Questions upon a
single sheet' of test paper. Each paper
should be dated and signed and headed
Institute work for October. Answers
should be numbered in accordance with
the questions but questions need not be
rewritten. Bach principal is requested to
collect all the papers from the teachers
of his building and to give these papers
properly bradded or otherwise fastened
together to the superintendent not later
than the hour of the Institute meeting.
1. State briefly your general Ideas as to
the present status of education as a
2. Can education ever be
one of the "exact sciences?"
sons for your answer.
3. What are the sources of the data
for a science of education?
4. What do you understand by the
"survival of the fittest" In education?
6. Mention some principles of education
that have survived the passage of the
The attention of the teachers Is called
to the questions and exercises on tie va-
rious chapters of this book found in
pages 11. 1 and 10 of the supplement In
the back part of the book. It Is sug-
gested that at each building the teachers
assemble from time to time In groups
before the Institute and work over these
questions. At each Institute this year
the teachers of one building or fnore will
be asked to present answers. These
should be thought out In advance by the
teachers and may be presented at Insti-
tute either In writing or orally -by any
teacher elected to represent the building.
In case of failure or Inability to make
this selection for themselves the superin-
tendent will be glad to appoint the rep-
resentative. For the first Institute meet-
ing the teachers of the Rusk school are
asked to be responsible for the questions
on chapter 1; those of the Lubbock for
the questions on chapter 2 and those of
the Austin for questions on chapter 3.
The teachers of all other buildings should
also be prepared and ready to engage In
general discussion on any of these.
DR. O'SHEA'S L.BTTER.
Mr. Horn received a letter this week
from the author of the book and the let-
ter Is Interesting for the suggestions It
makes relative to the matters treated In
the book. Dr. O'Shea's letter Is as fol-
lows: Superintendent P. W. Horn Houston.
Madison October 1. Dear Superintend-
ent Horn: I am much Interested to learn
that you will use my Education as Ad-
iustment with your teachers. I hope you
isve been able to secure the edition
which contains a set of questions and
exercises on each chapter. 1 have found
In working with the book that ths dis-
cussions based on these questions and
original problems have always been very
suggestive and helpful. I have used It
with a good many teachers and It has
been ma custom to ask one teacher to be
responsible for one group of quest rns
and then throw the whole matter open
Would you be able to use a list of
parallel readings If I should send one? I
will not burden you with suon a list now.
but would bladly send it It you can find
It of any service.
Perhaps I may suggest that I think the
thought to be dwelt upon Irs part 1 of the
text Is the Influence of preconception and
lirejudice upon our educational beflefs.
I think It would be profitable to take a
great many very concrete theories about
teaching and see how a group of teach-
ers will differ in their views respecting
them because of the peculiar experience
or training they have had. Such a dis-
cussion. If It is made very concrete
should serve to put teachers In a recep-
tive frame of mind for later study. It
should cause those teachers who feel
they have settled all the problems of
teaching to be modest m their expres-
sions and to be willing to consider other
points of view.
In part 2 the essential principles to be
developed is that all our mental pro-
cesses occur for the purpose of helping
us to deal effectively with our environ-
ments. The supreme aim of every In-
dividual In this life is to adapt himself
most happily to people to nature and
to the Intellectual and aesthetic world
alout him. I have found that teachers
are much Interested In the development
of this subject. If It Is made very con-
crete by using a wealth of familiar Il-
lustrations. I have found It profitable to
have an individual analyze his actions to
find out the motive behind each and all
of them and always carry' the matter
to the real and not the apparent motive.
In part 8 the essential point to be made
Is that the mind is so constituted that
perception memory reason and all Its
other processes depend wholly upon ex-
perience and not upon mere formal train-
ing. I think this la the most important
conception a teacher can get bold of.
'I do not know that you have seen my
'Dynamic Factors In Education but this
conception is worked out ver practically
In that book
As 1 go on during the year I will be
glad to send you suggestions. If any occur
to me. which mlylit be of service to you.
Very truly yours. M V. O'Shea.
P. S I am greatly Interested In the
way you conduct your Institutes. I have
could not sleep had shortness
was a general break-down.
"I suffered like this for four (4)
years and could not find any relief
until my husband insisted on my try-
ing OarduL The first bottle gave me
relief and now I am almost a well wo-
man." Try Cardui
All reliable druggists sell
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grade finely tailored f .
best style clothed ff -the
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ly appeals to men;of)fil-
extreme tastes aija'T
particular preference M'
The exlraordinaty i y
worth of the frief t-
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we are selling at f I
$20.00 is creating
much comment v
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Our stock is always mov-
ing and always fresh.
When you are in need
of staple goods fine
goods artistic goods
or anything good in
don't forget us.
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Bicycles Sold on Easy Payments. ; .
Inner tubes 80c: pumps Sc; belts. 2Sc
Koiler bkatsa. all sues ana prices. j
read over your outlines and It seem
to me you do rather more careful ami '
thorough work than Is generally done in .
teacher's Institutes when you hav i-
leisure I should be pleased If you would
tell me whether all your teachers tak V
hold of this work effectively. M. V. 0'S'
O. C. Morris of Silsbee Is stopping M j
the Macatee. i
It. A. Stunhager of Beaumont was t
the Macatee. a
C. H. Stanley of El Campo was at the
Macatle last night.
Arch McDonald has returnod from hi s
trip to New Orleans. t '
W. W. Wynn of Humble was registered t
l the Macatee last night.
J. D. O'Fariell of Richmond was m
guest at the Macatee yesterday. L' i
Judge Henry Harden has Just returned
froni a short trip out of the city. i o
J. E. Brouaard a citizen of Beaumont i'
was on the register at the Hotel Macatee.
W. T. Wells of Monteoello Ark. wag; f
here yesterday slopping at the Macatee. '
H. W. Shlrmer of Beaumont was IlkfV
Houston last night a guest of the Mac-j "
W. F. Hassell. a citizen of Beaumont J" .
was on the register at the Macatee last s'
of breath; in fact ii
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