The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 286, Ed. 1 Friday, January 14, 1916 Page: 4 of 14
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HOUSTON DAILY POST: FRIDAY MORNING JANUARY 14 1916.
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t Na. JT carriea local aleeper to Dallaa ead
Frt Worth; epena at t:S pm. No. carrici
local ekeaer to Waco and Dallas.
LtmfC. Grand Central Station. Arriw.
NO 8 19. 00 im No. 4 5.46 am
N. IS 10.1 am No. 1 T.aOpm
v No. 4B carrici local ilccpert to Austin;' pen
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T. N. O. R. R.
Grand Central Station.
. .11.30 am
.11 .20 pm
. 8 . 15 pra
. 8. IS am
S . 00 pm
Noi 8 and 10 carrr through daily CKkago
J4 llemphia tlecper.
H. tTw. T. .
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Ko X T.OOam No. 1 .Opm
Ko. 4 8.00pm No. S 0.65am
tftavo SO am
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Leave T 00 am
'Lear 10. SO am
Lo 4 80 pm
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Mo. T....ll.6pm No. S -.JP"
No. ....11.60am No. 10 . . . 0 .40 am
No 101.... 10. 10pm No. 10J ...10.00am
Jio. T carriet local eleepera to son .iniomw
fu at t.SO pm.
ve. GaJveaton Division Arrive.
lYl .... 7 . SO am No. 173. . . . . 10 am
1T 11.60am No. 174.... T. 16pm
No ITS 7.85pm No. 170 11.15 pm
No. Ml.... 6.80pm No. 803.... .66 m
Nee. 173 176. 301 and 303 fO va Svlve
Beach and Seabrook.
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fo. 801 8.36 am No. 303 0.15 pea
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S. A. A P. R. R.
brave. Union Station. Arrive.
Ko. 1 8 .85 am No. t 7.40 pm
Ko t 7.66pm No. 4 Il.aaa
G. H. & H. R. R.
Leave I. eV G. N. Station 7 60 aaa
Leave M . K. & T Station 7.56 am
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Extra Traini Sundav Only Leave lirand
Central Station am. 1 30 pm snd S SO pm.
All trains leaving ('.rand Central and M. K.
It T. Stations leave I. & G. N. Mation 10
Galveston trains dailv arrive 6.40 am. 10. M
am. 18.30 pm and H.10 pm. Sunday onlv
1.00 pm and 10.40 pm.
M.. K. T. R. R.
Leave Viaduct Station. Arrive.
NaT aO 8 10am No. 5 7.40am
R 8.30pm No. 29 8.00pm
San Antonio sleeper will be operated on
Not. 8 and .
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Depot foot of Congress avenue. City ticket
office 511 Main atreet. Rice hotel. M. L
Morris. Lfutriet Paaaenier and Ticket Ajrect.
St Louis and Memphis Trains.
Nov. 1 18.80pm No. 5 8.66am
Jfo. 4 S.SOpm No. 3 3 00 pm
Ko. 18 10 00 pm No. 1 6.00pm
He. 8 8 80 am Local to Palestine.
: Sleeper passengers on trains No. 5 remain
On aleeper until 7 am. Trains 1 and 3 "Sm-
A satin Saa Antonio. Waco. Fort Worth and
Leave Palestine. Arrive.
No. 14 T OO am No. IT 7.36 am
Ka 10 10.00pm No. 16 8.30pm
i train No. 10 carries through tleepera to
Waco. Fort Worth Austin and Palestine.
I aan Columbia Branch. Arrive.
Ko. 406 T.OOam No. 404 3 H pa
Union Station Crawford Street
Chicago and Kansas City Express.
Ua 8.80 am Arrive 7.60) pm
Sanu Fe Limited.
Leave 8.80 pm Arrive T.Mam
Leave S Mam Arrive. . . . . . TM am
Go! i so sua Trains Daily and Sunday.
Leave 7.00 am Arrive 8.16am
Leave T.66 am Arrive 8.16 pm
Leave 8.16pm Arrive O.Mpm
Galveston Trains Sunday Oily.
Lt l.Mpm Arrive 11.16am
Leave 6 80 pm Arrive 11.40 am
GULF COAST LINKS FRISCO SYSTEM.
Inianl and New Orleans.
Leave Union Station. Arrive.
a A V a T.Mam
Nov 4 (.Mm No. S 8.08pm
Bay City Carpus Ckristi and Brewneville.
v -. f iuIm. ttitinn Arrive.
&. in a am M 103 T.Mnea
u ios"'. I Mdo No. 104 T.OOam
Freeport Rotrte Friico Union Station.
Na. 100.... 8.40 am No. 104. . . . 7.M
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rMmimm w.oliarhU nillsboro. (Icburoe.
Ijinx Union Station. Arrive.
8 8.80 am No. 7 7 80 pm
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Offer Substitute Plan However for
Miin Street Improvement.
Meeting at Chamber of Commerce
Was Attended by Mayor Camp-
bell and Large Number
Kiilly two score Main street property
owners representing both sides of the con-
troversy over the pavlnr and widening of
.Mam street in act orihane with the plans
of die city administration attendtd the
meeting held at the momi of the Cham-
oer of I'umniene ThiiiMiiy afternoon In
order to listen to the views of Mayor
':imihel on the subjei I.
I'esplte two hours of ilisrusslon and de-
li.'ile however there was little unanimity
of opinion shown hy the property owners
present and as a result when the naeet-
IiiK adjourned shortly before 7 o'clock. Us
only actual accomplishment was ths ap-
liointment of a committee which Is to
interview Mayor Campbell with a view to
securinn a postponement of action by the
city council on the original petition for
widening Main street to a width of 60
feet and to try to secure better terms
from the city.
ONE PLAN SUGGESTED
MET WITH FAVOR.
W hile any number of plans were sug-
gested by various property owners at-
tending the meeting that which seemed
to meet with the most favor wss one
which calied for the widening of Main
t feet to 5o feet from McKinney avenue to
Hell avenue and then T0 feet from Bell
avenue south the city to share one-third
of the expense of the widening and pav-
ing and to reimburse property owners for
:ui encroachments on property lines.
i lie committee apomteil by Chairman
i". 1- l'e.-el. who presided at the meeting
onsists of lr. u. U Norswofthv chair-
man i . I . Wolf. 11. A. Haldwln and V.
il. lones TTnd in addition to conferring
with the city officials In the matter they
arc expected to draw up a new petition
embracing the plan agreed upon In their
conference with the city officials which
is to be presented to Mam street property
owners to displace the present petition
which is In the hands of the city council.
II. K. Mai Gregor who suggested the
plan for making Main street it) and 55
feet w ide was asked to serve on the com-
mittee but staled that Inasmuch as he
expects to be caiit'd OiU of the city within
i shoit time he ran do no more than act
in an advisory capacity lie will accord-
ingly confer with the committee and give
them tiie benefit of an investigation which
he lias made lor his own information as a
private i i iizt-n.
REPORTED HIS MISSION
Tile meeting on Thursday was called
to order by Chairman Dosel shortly after
5 o'clock with a big representation of
Main street property owners attending.
1 'r. O. L. Xorswofthy of the committee
which had been appointed at the last
meeting of the Main street property own-
eis to invite the mayor to the meeting
on Thursday reported that he had been
successful in his mission pointing to the
presence of the mayor as an evidence of
Chairman Desel then called upon C. I).
Wolf who had been appointed as chair-
man of a committee to canvass the Main
street property owners with a view to
ascertaining whether or not a majority
ol t lie property owneres hail signed the
original petition calling for the widening
of Mam street to 60 feet and whether tin y
were still in favor of the original Im-
.Mr. Wolf reported thai his committee
had drawn up a petition to the mayor and
ihe cit.v council asking tu reconsider the
.Main street pavliit; project and stating
that the signers 'if the petition were
opposed to the proposed widening of
.Main street and that already property
.iWners who hold a frontage of 2!78 feet
on .Main street between ATcKimiey ave-
nue and the railroad tracks had signed
ihe petition. Mr Wolf further reported
thai of those who signed the second peti-
tion properly owners who held 101S feet
on .Main street had likewise signed the
l.rst petition asking for the widening of
.Main street to 60 feet but that they had
dane so Under a misapprehension and
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904 Texas Ave. '
LECTUREE AT THE RICE ;
INSTITUTE FOR TODAY
e Chew Glascock
Assistant professor of modern languages
at Rice Institute who will deliver the first
of a series of six tTntversity Extension
lectures on "Traditional Folk Talfs" in
the faculty chamber at the institute this
afternoon at 4:30 o'clock.
now wished to retract their signatures
from the document
SIGNERS NOT OPPOSED
TO NEEDED IMPROVEMENTS.
The petition drawn up by Mr. Wolf and
his committee' states that while tlu- sign-
ers are opposed to the proposed plan for
increasing Main street to a width of tiO
feet they are not opposed to paying a
reasonable sum for needed iinrroYeinenl
on the st.eet. and the louni il is asked to
give a rehearlnK on the original petition.
Mr. Wolf stated that it the siunera of
the second petition who hold 101; feet of
frontage and who had likewise simn.d the
firs-t petition were permitted to withdraw
their names from the first petition and
If Captain J. t". Hutcheson. who owns a
frontage of 125 feet on Main street and
who signed the first petition could be in-
duced to withdraw his name in a similai
manner the original petition would fail
to have its majority by uiiproximatt'lv tin
Captain J. ". Hutcheson then rose io
explain his position in the matter and
stated tint while he had signed the first
petition he had subsequently come to
know many thinns about it which would
hav probably altered his position In the
"However'' continued Captain Hutche-
son "I will not haul down my flag and
ask for the retraction of my signature un-
less It is demonstrated that the proposed
plan will prove an absolute Injustice. 1
am not prepared to withdraw my action
but I ask serious consideration of the
question as any pteclpitate action is sure
to promote litigation.'
MAYOR REPLIED TO
STATEMENTS IN PETITION.
Mayor Campbell then took the lloor at
the request of Chairman Desel and took
occasion to reply specifically to the state-
ments contained in the petition prepared
and Introduced by Mr. Wolf
"1 have had no knowledge" said .Mayor
Campbell "that any deception was being
practiced in securing the signatures to
the original petition. There lias been no
attempt at log-rolling on our part and if
fraud lias been practiced it should be
snown at once because fraud viliatey
"We have had nothing to do with the
petition. The lirst we knew of it it was
tiled In our office with the signatures of a
majority of property owners. We issued
the customary notice to the citizens to
Me their objections but only a few peo-
ple who represented not over Iimhi or llt)0
teet of property were represented m Die
"1 would personally like to sec lh.it
pavement and 1 want to tell rmi right
now that there is not one thing that ou
could do to make Houston better than to
rue Main street to Beflaire boulevard.
It wever that is strictly my personal
opinion and as 1 am a representative of
the people 1 am here to do whatever the
majority of the people want.
"If anybody signed bis name under a
misapprehension. It is up to them to
withdraw It themselves. I am not pre-
pa;ed to say how the council would I;
i.pon anyi one taking his name off the
petition. The council lias no choice
about this liittrr of pavement. If a
majority of the people ou Ihe street isk
lor pavement to be put in and propose to
pay their third or half of the l(si of
I 1 don't think the council has any
say about it.
OUGHT TO PAVE THE
STREET OR CHANGE THE NAME.
' However 1 am convinced thai we
might to do one of two things. We ougnt
to either carry out the proposed Im-
provements for Main street and make it
worthy of its name or we ought to take
Hie name away from it."
Ueplying to the objection raised Ly
some of the citizens that Ihe shade trees
on Main street would be destroyed by
Ihe proposed widening of the struct.
Mayor Campbell stated that the it y was
leady to pay for moving the trees
Asked specifically hy one of the Main
street property owners present when the
matter would come up before the council
;:giiin Maynr Campbell replied that he
'vculd talk to the commissioners and ihat
If they were agreeable he was perfectly
v.i'llng to give the opponents of Ihe.
widening plan a rehearing as they in-
sisted that they had overlooked the notice
of the original hearing on the petition Ihmi
Fallowing Mayor Campbell's talk ! r.
O. L. Norsworthy took the floor to state
that he not only agreed In all that the
mayor had said but that t tie mayor had
not gone far enough In his statement to
suit mm. in a short paper which he
lead. I T. Norsworthy advocated t lie
widening of Main street but he asked
that precautions be taken to add to the
beauty of the utreet and to prevent its
abuse In any way by the establishment of
small automobile shops or making It an
tr. Norsworthy waa followed by H. V.
Ma f Iregor. w ho told the property ow ners
attending the meeting ihat he had not yet
aligned himself with either party of the
controversy as Im had not yet aigtitid
either petition but that he was waiting
to see If the opponents of the Main street
I'l.nlpi'nrrl nlun cnnlil .1
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1 reives as to what they wanted before he
expressed mmseir In favor dT either side.
Mr. MacfJregor condemned Indiscrim-
inate knocking without any concept of a
plan to substitute for the 60-foot boule-
vard. He stated that at the time the
original petition was lirst presented to
him he had made a personal Investigation
of the question and had found that were
the street widened to 5u feet to Bell ave-
nue and then 6D feet the remainder of the
way TG per cent of the trees on the
street could be saved. Mr. MacOreuor
expressed mniseit in favor or aomc plan
of beautlflcatlon anil Improvement for
.Main atreet and suggested that the op-
ponents "f the 60-foot boulevard get to-
Ht'lher and decide what they reallv wint.
Mr. MactJregors suggestion resulted in
the appointment of the committee to con-
fer with the iayor with an Idea of com-
ing to some 1 suitable solution of the
WANT FREE SERVICE.
Labor Council to Ask for Industrial
Relations Committee Report.
To get petitions signed whereby the
reports of the Industrial relations comit-
ies before congress will be printed and cir
culated free of charge the petitions to be
forwarded to congressional representa
tives ine Houston lanor council has
called an open meeting for Sunday morn-
ing at 10:30 o'clock at Westhelme'r'a hall.
Several speakers will tell of the work of
the committee and Its influence upon the
Another matter which will be under-
taken is the appointment of a citizens'
committee to co-operate with the Indus.
trial relations committee In securing ths
data concerning ther exsct conditions now
These In charge of the arrangements
inr me meeting are w. r. Martin Pan
Tracey J. H. Korllch J. W. McClain and
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Tickets on Sale January 20 21 and 22. Return Limit February 18.
THE OVERLAND CO. of Houston has arranged for SPECIAL
SLEEPER to attend CHICAGO AUTO SHOW. Will leave Houston
11:45 p. m. via H. A T. C JANUARY 21 Joining FORT WORTH
STAR-TELEGRAM SPECIAL train party at that point leaving via
ROCK ISLAND 4:30 p. m.f JANUARY 22. -
MEMPHIS RETURN $23.60
Ticket on Sale January 15 and 16. Return Limit 25th.
2 TRAINS DAILY 7:10 A. M. AND 8:05 P. M.
THE ONLY LINE NOW OPERATING THROUGH DOUBLE
DAILY SLEEPERS TO MEMPHIS AND CHICAGO.
San Antonio and Return $440
Tickets on Sale January 24. Return Limit January 27.
2 TRAINS DAILY 2
11:50 A. M. 10:10 P. M.
Through Daily Tourist and Standard Sleepert to Loe Angeles and
CITY TICKET OFFICE 520 MAIN STREET RICE HOTEL BUILDING.
TOM HOOD C. P. and T. A. Phones Preston 224 and 253
GREGORY ORDERED RETRIAL
FIVE NEW HAVEN DIRECTORS
Cases Against Six Others Who Be-
came Directors After 1910
I LiOi ulltii PrC fi AV ('l' I
WASHINGTON. January i:t Kc-liial
of five former ilirec.ors of the New Haven
railroad under indictment for conspiracy
to violate the criminal provision of the
licrniiin anti-trust Uiw was ordered to-
day by Attorney (loneral tiregory. Wil-
lium Rockefeller. Lewis Casn ledyard
Kiiward V. Hohhlns. Charles 1. Brooker
and Charles M. Pmtt are the five in
whose cases a jury in New York dis-
agreed last Sunday.
Mr. (Ireyory r.iMmumtd at the same
lime tiiat tne iases aRiilnst Ceorge F.
linker. Theodore N. Vail. T. He Witt Cuy-
ler. Krancis T. Maxwell. Kriward Milli-
Ktin and Alexander Cochran. Indicted on
Ihe same charge and wanted separate
trials would he dismissed.
The date on which the government will
seek to begin Ihe new proceedings was
not decided today .
The attorne gccnnil announced the po-
sition of his d( pal I incut in tho following
"As heretofore stated by Mr. Batts the
defendants with lisped to uhoni the
Jury disagreed namely. Lewis Cass Led-
yard. Kdward 1 Kohbins. William K.
Itorkeleller. Charles I". rtrooker and
Charles M Prat'. ill be retried.
"Certain defendants not connected with
the attaii's of the New Haven company
uiilil 1M1U or thereafter were Ri'anted a
seierance 1 the court. The prostration
will be dismissed as to them."
It was said tonight that the determina-
tion not to continue the cases against
Messrs. Maker Ynil and others was
reached because I hey did not become
connected with the New Haven board
until rec-nl years ami were not Inter-
ested in many of the ii'li of whiih the
government compla ined.
Follow ins the recent announcement of
Ihe Panama railway thai an embargo had
been placed ou Hliipnients destined to
western ports of .Mexico. Central and
South Atncrira annotiucemeiits were
ttiaoe Thursday lh.it Hriantfenientn had
been made wheteby all shi mi nts offered
for transportation iao la received. Si-
multaneously the I nited Fruit company
raised the einbcsjo placed on cargo ahlp-
lienls fiom New to k and New Orleans
destined to po'ts on tie wa stern coast.
n additional uroup of fie it y ticket
- nts for the Soutloni Pacific lines in
California are at l.cduled to arrive in
Houston Saturday on an educational trip
over the Fslein. Tiny are: A. A. Hap-
good. San .lose: I II. Hammond. San
Mogo; Thcoduie iaascii San Francisco
I.. !'. HMdson Oakland U F. Kennlcott.
Oakland This will make Ihe second
group of ticket agents of the Southern
Pacific- lines lo pass through Houston en
route over the road In two weeks
The Houston Traffic club will meet at
the Kice hotel Saturday for luncheon in
stead of the regular meeting to have been
held Friday night. The hours will be
from U':.10 lo 1 :.ln. A number of traffic
men of Houston will discuss iiestion of
current interest. dates will be 7'i cents
Passenger truffle olficiuls and city tick-
et ng' nts of all railroads operating In
Texan will meet at Fort Worth Saturday
for a conference and in the evening a
banquet will be served.
NEW EQUIPMENT ARRIVING.
Three Hundred Gondola Cars Received
by I. and G. N. Track Improved.
The orders placed for 1000 new freight
cars by the International and Oreat
Northern railway are now being filled and
good progress is being made In Ihe bal-
lasting of the road. This statement was
l.&G. N. Leaves Houston 12:30 Noon Daily
"Sunshine Special" aI;?J
u- . . . . Leaves Houston 12:39 Noon Daily
Sunshine Special Arrives Memphis7:35th8 next irning
41 Hours Quicker than any other line
Same Superior Service Going
Tickete on Sale January 24. Return Limit January 27.
Sunahlne TIcKet Offlca Maka Rarva- m. L. MORRIS
' Rice Hotel Building tlona early on G. Ml. SURGE
Knone r-riun too ine
made Thursday by Thornwell Fay as-
sistant to the receivers.
"Three hundred gondola coal cars hav
been received." said Mr. Kay. "and .10 of
the lot of 500 box cars ordered have been
shipped. January 10 we finished dis-
tributing gravel the entire distance be-
tween Waco and Fort Worth. About
three miles of the track remain to liavo
grovel placed under it; that will be fin-
ished by the end of the week. JThls will
complete 9a miles of ballasting between
Fort Worth and Waco. Work on this
project was started last May.
"Hallastlng is also In progress between
Houston and Palestine and between
Longvicw and ralestine."
OIL RATES REMAIN IN FORCE.
Petition of Refiners for a Rehearing Was
Denied by I. C. C.
(Associated I'ress RepoiV.t
WASHINGTON. January 13 - Petitions
of Oklahoma and Kansas oil refiners for
a hearing on freight rates on petroleum
from those fields to St. Louis Chicago.
St. Paul and other points in the West
were denied today by the Interstate com-
I'nder A recent order of the commission
Ihe Missouri. Hfcinsns and Texas and other
carriers In that territory' were required
to readjust their rates on petroleum from
the Oklahoma and Kansas fields and with
the denial of a rehearing that order re-
mains In force.
FAIR AND WARMER WEATHER
IN THE WAKE OF COLD SNAP
Highest Point Registered Thursday
44 Degrees Reached 2
Fair and moderating weather for Friday
Is the prediction from the local office of
the weather bureau. Houston having
emerged from what was felt as a blizzard
during which the temperature reached the
low point of Ti degrees or Just 10 degrees
helpw freezing at o'clock Thursday
Cold weather eo far as this spoil of it
Is concerned. Is over and mild temiera-
tures will likely return In a day or so
The highest mark registered by the ther-
mometer on Thursday was 44 at 6 p. in.
At Hi a. m. it was L'X and at 7 p. m. it was
40 degrees. he was found in Houston
in many places on Thursday morning
and it was much the coldest day of this
CONTRACT FOR DORMITORY
AT RICE INSTITUTE LET
New Building Will Be Constructed
at Cost of $98900 by Horton
The contract for the construction of
the new dormitory on Rica Institute
campuB has been awarded to Horton At
Horton of Houston. Ihe contract price
being 198900. The contractors expect to
have the building completed next Sep-
tember in time for occupancy with tlm
opening of school. Within the next two
years authorities of the institution wish
to have a wing added to the building.
The construction of this the second
dormitory for men on the campus. Is an
advancement of a building projeot lu
contemplation which calls for the ulti-
mate construction of a residential group
of four similar buildings arranged con-
veniently close together on the campus
IRIP U.OULimit Jan. 25
or Returning Nothing Else Like It
ejunenint M. K. WHITTINQT0N
"J I SUNSET lrl
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