The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 12, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 16, 1919 Page: 4 of 18
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THE HOUSTON POST: WEDNESDAY MORNING APRIL 1 6 .1 9 19;
POT "PEP" WTO THE
Things Begin to Hum Witlj
the Arrival of "Boosters7 .-
Senator . Bankhead bf .Ala-
j barna and Gov. Brough of
: 1 ' Arkansas Chief
.;ifV':w. Speakers .
'('"' Houston Post' Staff Special.
MINERAL WELLS Texas April 13.
The Houston' delegation got in 'lucsdaj
r.iorniuj and added much life to the Na-
tional Good Koaiis convention. Thej
brought with them good roads advo-
cate f rom' Navasota Huntsville Wood-
ville Brazoria county Keaumont Kosen-
berg and the other arrivals from various
parts of Texas increased the attendance
to above a thousand.
Annie Webb Blanton State superin-
tendent of public instruction was the hit
of the convention. As an orator she was
In competition with some very distin-
guished personages; but she ' ucquitted
herself in a manner which was greeted
with much applause and many warm con-
gratulations. No business was transacted during the
day and the' anticipated scrap over the
route to be selected for the Bankhead
national road did not develop1 but it will
be precipitated Wednesday. In a way
Senator Bankhead indicated that the
route baa been practically settled but he
did not give the location further than to
ay that the various counties along the
route from ' Washington D. O to El
I'aso having now been chosen it lies
'with . the convention to say what the
route shall be - between El I'aso and
either Sag Diego or Los Angeles. '
Oklahoma.! Not Satisfied.
Tbe Oklahoma crowd did not subscribe
to. the proposition that tbe route has
been laid out all the way to El Paso and
they are using their persuasion among
the delegates who are members of the
National Highway association In an ef-
fort to secure Oklahoma a. much longer
section of the road than is bow assign-
ed that State. 1 -
. Governor O. A. Larazolo of New Mex-
ico aroused great enthusiasm when he
espoused tbe league of nations and he
devoted several minutes to. discussion of
the' matter. Inasmuch as he is a repub-
lican many of the delegates were sur-
prised but possibly were even more ap-
reciative or. his encomium ol l resident
iVilson and his warm esiousal of tbe
matter of which the president is regard-
ed a the champion
Mrs Minnie Fisher Cunningham pres-
ident of the Equal Suffrage association
was given opportunity . to say a few
words to the members -of the. associa-
tion and was received warmly and given
encouraging applause - when she con-
cluded ' '
. Texas Commended. ' .
. As -conclusion of the day's session
the following resolutions drawn by Gov-
ernor Brough of Arkansas and seconded
by : Governor Hobby- were unanimously
adopted.'' .' i - -'
" "Whereas. the legislature of Texas has
frffposed constitutional amendment to
the people of tbe . State calling for a
statewide bond issue in the sum of $75-
000000 in State aid f nod for the con-
struction of highways; and. whereas this
is one of the evidences of the progressive
spirit-now manifesting itself -throughout
the State and especially is it an- evidence
of a desire of the great commonwealth
of Texas to keep step with her' sister
States in the march1 of the progress of
good roads; - -. (
"Therefore 'be '.it. resolved.' b 'the
T'nited States Good Roads Association
tn at we Heartily congratulate tbe legisla-
ture upon its action and commend to the
people of Texas of whom We are guests
this great constructive proposal and in-
dorse the. wisdom of their efforts to free
themselves from the terrible tax that
now envelops them". (
Goveraor Brough Presides.
Governor Brough of Arkansas -presided
over the deliberations Tuesdny be-
ing first Tic president of .the associa-
tion. And when he entered the hall he
was greeted with cries of "Hurrah for
Arkansas" for he has. made a distinctly
favorable impression upon the delegates
from every State; and more specially
those from Texas. . He introduced Sen-
ator Bankhead of 1 Alabama who gave
some account of the things which led up
to the introduction of the Bankhead bill
making appropriation for federal aid in
the construction of State highways. A
distinct change in the policy of the fed-
eral government. . ' . ' :
Governor Laxarolo of New Mexico was
introduced by Governor Brough who
fom now the governor has asked of his
legislature a special. tar of 1 1-5 mills
for roads; and when the legislature re-
fused within three dava mf adinurnment.
to grant this Lazarolo had arisen from
his sick bed and assembled at Santa Fe
hundreds of - advocates of good - roads:
xnd the legislature -on the final .day of
its session bad voted the tax. - ''
Governor Laxarolo asserted that good
roads are indispensible. necessities and
that now. that New Mexico bas started to
acquire them she proposes to do every-
'lung possible. In order to ' meet the
f . rU1if0V?rnmnt' sppropriation of
4BOO000 the special' tax of 1 1-4 mills
Has been supplemented by an income tax.
'!1 i"06 ta and bon !"
i'i500000 and with the nine millions
which will result it is proposed to con-
struct State roads. Ha made an elo-
merit plea that New Mexico be given a
full portion of the Bankhead road from
east to west traversing the middle of the
state instead of -the proposed few miles
in one corner
' Miss Blaatoa Talks.
Miss Blanton asserted that good roada
end education are so closely related that
one may pot be accomplished fully with-
Jfiiher' She advocated the
3000000 bond proposition as a means
toward accomplishing the civilisation of
lite people of Texas. She declared' that
prohibition would be a help toward the
Hiding of good roads; and that the adop-
tion of the suffrage amendment is going
10 be a long step toward insuring the
Miccs of the $75000000 bond issue;
women will get the Tote in May
ud in November they will Tote-for good
oads and make sure their children have
e benefit of the educational facilities
v uh by right should be theirs. ..
J.rs. Cunningham told tbe delegates
Mat the women were reallv not-askins
r anything which the men had not
'readv asked for and obtained. .She
ted from Genesis that the Lord efeated
an and found he wasn't much without
imnn; that the men of Boston had pro-
ved against taxation without reprs
ntatiou; and that was all the women
v ere doing for they paid their taxes
nc!y and tbe declaration of indepen-m-e
set forth that those who were gov-
rued should have a voice in tbe govern-
l . nt or they were not being treated fair-Jj-i
I eyery one knew that women
were governed and yielded Implicit obedi
nrtfa tn rti lawn ' . .
"Most clever." was the comment of the
governor of Arkansas to the governor of
isew Mexico who smiled and agreed that
Mr Cunningham had presented her case
well and the members of the association
gave further testimony in the. applause.
- Aftsrnooa Sssslen. . v-. ?
At the afternoon session Hon. George
W. Norria chairman of tbe farm loan
commission told why the directors of the
12 Farm Loau Banks scattered over the
United States always take' into ceusid-
eration in making loans the condition ef
the roads leading to the farms of the ap-
plicants if tbe roads art' bad. the farmer
is not in position to repay tne loan; ne
is burdened in such manner as to. handi-
cap him; and as business men. the direc-
tors of the farm bonks must give heed
to the requirement of tbe loan..: As a
matter of fact the managers of the Farm
Loan Banks are endeavoring: to stop the
drift from the farm to the citv. for which
two things are responsible: the conviction
of the young men that farming is not so
profitable as are the professions and en-
terprises of tbe city; and the discontent
of the women who find that they have no
social life and that their children are de-
nied educational facilities. When good
roads are constructed and maintained
and he laid great emphasis upon this
latter provision the-men find there is a
profit in fanning and the women find
they can build a social life and that they
can have schools and churches brought
close to hand by means of the cheap auto-
mobiles. A. G." Bachelder. executive chairman
of the American Automobile association;
It. Harris the commissioner of agricul-
ture of South Carolina: and P. T. Downs
of Temple also spoke.
At a caucus of the Texas delegates
Curtis Hancock of Pallas and Smith of
Mineral Wells were decided upon as di-
rectors for the State of tbe Bankhead association.
Chief of Red Men Speaks
to Members of Order
and Ladies of Pocahontas
James T. Itodrers. great incohonee of
the Improved tinier of Kedmers spoke
informally Tuesdny night in the council
chamber of the city ball to members of
tbe order aud ladies of the degree of Po-
cahontas. . Mr. Kodiers. whose home is
in Binghamton N. V. u -making a tor
of the Southern States in the interest of
ihe speakers reference to the fra
ternity's opportunity to render service in
like manner as that which bat been free-
ly given by America the cradle of the
order was enthusiastically received by
the audience. He declared that even as
America has stood ready to nerve the
nations of the world so tbe principles of
Aedmenship are capable to sustaining the
highest individual relationships of the
Mr. Kodeofs nai a rlowror tribute to
George II. Griggs of Housro past grand
Incohonee. He declared the order owed
much of its progress to the -high quality
of leadership displayed by Mr. Griggs.
indications of a successful over the
top with the Victory roan wefe every-
where evident Mr. Rodger sr-io'. Band
holders of former issues aside from a
strong sense of loyalty will support the
Victory loan as good business- as a
protection to their interests according to
Mr. Itodeers. . .
vibe people or America have a greater
pride in the institutions of thor country
than they sometimes will let on." said
Mr. Itodgers. "They are proud of the
record this country bas made in tbe great
war and by no manner. of means do I
believe ' they will take any chances on
permitting the credit '.of "the United
States to bo discredited at this critical
period of its history."
Policeman Uses Pistol
to Stop Man Wanted
: '. '-'for Minor Offense
Following 'fbe smashing of a window
at "JiAVfemkerv" Preston avenue and
Fannin street at 1 a. in. Wednesday.
George Heligman '24 years old was
chased for .' six blocks by ' Patrolman
Brazil who fired three shots. Heligman
was captured . at i Texas avenue and
Milam street lie was booked on a
charie of drunkenness.
1'atrolman Brazil said he fired into thtf
Sir 10 at iracr oroiuer oincers. A crowd
joined ij-j lie -fcae "You've got me
WRIefighian said when arrested.
Suit Filed to Enjoin
Use of Firm's Name
An injunction to restrain R. A. Bond
from using the name of C. L. Bering- &
Tbeo. Bering -Jr. (Inc is asked in a
suit filed Tuesdar in- the Sixty-first dis
trict court by G. L. Bering and Theodore
Bering 4r. :-:". -
It is stated in the petition that when
C. L Bering bought tbe sporting goods
department of tbas firm it was' agreed
that the name of the firm should be
changed but that K. A. Bond has con
tinued to use the name of .the firm
much to tbe confusion of the public and
also of C L. ) Bering ' and Theodore
Bering Jr. - - - --
The court is aaked to enjoin Mr. Bond
and his associates from tbe use of the
names of the plaintiffs in the name of the
firm. -' - :
Commenting on the suit ' Tuesday
night Mr. Bond said: "I know nothing
shout the tiling ol tne petition referred
and in fact did not know that such a pe-
tition had been filed until I read it in an
Asked if an agreement was made by
him not to use the name of C L. Bering
and Theodore Bering. Mr. Bond said
'There was not." Mr. Bond declined to
comment further stating that he had not
been served with any papers in the suit
and until lie was officially informed of
such suit bad no other statement to
Appropriation in 1 875
; : to Dig Out Red Fish Bar
In - reporting the proceedings of the
port development committee which met
Monday night. The Post inadvertently
quoted 8. Taliaferro as saying: "The
$12000 appropriation obtained by the
committee formed in 1875 was used to
dig the cut that connected San Jacinto
bay with Galveston bay." Mc. Taliaferro
' "The committee formed in 1875 ob
tained an appropriation of $12000 which
was used for the purpose of digging out
Red Fish ' bar and this appropriation
was obtained by Higer O. Mills then our
congressman whose district . extended
from Harris county Jo Bosaue count v. -The
Cut through Morgans Point was
made by Charles Morgan after he ac
quired the II. Si T. C. railroad and the
Houston Direct .Navigation com pan v. T
do not know tbe cost of this cut but do
know that for several years after it was
completed there was a chain across th
cut to prevent its use by boats which did
not pay toll. When Colonel Charles
Stewart was in congress from this dis-
trict be secured the passage of a bill to
acquire this cut and to open it to the
public nse. It is my recollection the gov-
ernment paid M Morgan about $90000
Fkf that msfr
KATY rETITIOJf TO BE HEARD.
' 1 : Houston Post Special.
AUSTIN Texas April 15. The rail-
road commission Monday issued notice of
hearing for May 13 to consider the peti-
tion of the citizens of KatJ to require the
M. K & T. railroad to provide adequate
passenger and freight station facilities
with separate waiting rooms for whites
and colored. ' ' . . "
" POST OAK GROVE MEETS.
Post Oak Grove No. 10 Woodmen cir-
cle will hold a meeting at the Woodmen
halL.North Main and Paschal streets at
3 W V. Wednesday. All members- are
urged To attend the meeting;
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; VISITS SICK SISTER.
Mrs. D. 0. McCrarv. Mobile. Ala. w ho
bas been with her sister. Mrs. J. ( Cal-
l 1 1 inV. n . mtr-oat Av-nnrttyn for her
borne Monday night. Mrs. Calhoun who
bas been ill accompanied ner suiier.
' IMPROVEMENT CLUB MEETS.
A special meeting of the Woodland
Heights Improvement club wdl be held
u ..-.! -.. y n m In the lnh rooms to
CHLUiua v v I" .-
A tha maa tit Enmr uroliertv on
which tbe usual building restrictions were
eliminated. - '
DOW SCHOOL MOTHERS MEET.
: Tl Xfth.ro. oluh nf Ttnw school will
meet at the school at 8:15 p. m. Wednes-
day. All members of the club are ex-
kdoIa1 talra nsrt in nlanninr the ex
amination of children under school age
and other questions or importance iu me
club.' - ' . . -
REUNION DATE CHANGED.
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iiwwi " ' t " " " ' )
ihtt.HniH iintiiii raiiniim h m v u
on June 25 and 20 according to J. C
Hunter president of tbe brigade. The
original dates set for the convention
June 27 and 28 were changed so that
members would not have to travel on
Sunday it was announced.
EMPLOYED BOYS' DINNER.
rm. cnr. Af tha Tntrmpfiintci F!m-
ployed Boy's Brotherhood held a meeting
and dinner under tne airecuon m u. auvm.
Clark boys' secretary of the X. M. C. A.
. u. "V" T...lni; nirht Rntertain
ment was furnished bv Miss . Norman
Schneider and Miss Justina M. WalKer.
who sang and played a number of vocal
and instrumental solos.
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Employed Boys to Dine
Members and Girl r nends
' The Employed Boys' Brotherhood will
five a final dinner to memoers aim sin
riends of the organization at the "Y"
at fl:3t) Thursday night. The dinner will
mark the first of a series of indoor base'
ball league games between tbe four teams
of the brotherhood. ' .
The program of music to be given at
the farewell dinner will be corauosed of
a vocal solo by Miss Clco Freet. a piano
duet by Miss Florence Wood and Miss
Helen Scott a vocal solo by Miss Amy
Barrett and a reading bv Miss Lenna
Following the dinner and entertain-
ment iindcr the direction of lu Jack
Clark boys' secretary of the X'. M. C. A.
teams of the league will olaf a double-
header game. Captains of the four teams
are John Horobuckle. Marvin Dealev
William Erzt and Victor Luoau. Tb
games will be supervised bv Ross n.
Clark physical director of the T" and
umpired by Karl Williams.
Houston Man to Address .
Convention of Bakers
Henry W. Stude of Houston will ad-
dress the annual convention of the
Southeastern Association -of the Baking
Industry which convenes nt New Or-
leans April 21 to 24. Mr. Stude will talk
on The Past as a Foundation."
It was. announced the convention will
bo one of the most Important gatherings
of bakers since baking restrictions im-
Kserf dtlring'the" war nave been lifted.
Jr gates are expected to attend from
tne niate or Aia&ama ueorgin Florida
Tennessee .Mississippi Louisiana Arkan
sas ad ivortn and ctoutn Carolina.
m L.asi casualty l-isi
Associated Press Report.
WASHIXOTOV Anril 1KTI.o wo..
fivA llf.mpa In th Irillnfl In Minn .nmn
of a casualty list issued today by the
war department. -The list contained the
name ot Travis D. Cook De Kalb Texas.
The following rannaltiei are reported br the
enmmsnlln Kenerul of tbe AmirKaa expcdl-
rletl from acclrtenf anil other cause; .
Han Macro. Texaa Corp. Jack Arnold.' - '
Cnrrflnt camialtjrt . ' '
Itet of itlaeaae: - " '-' ' r
Maiden. 111. Eng. Harold O. Me. '. ' .
Killed In aetloti (preTlnnnly reported died):
. CookavlUe. 111. Pvt. Kilward Dwyw.
0PE!( BOEE UXDEK EITER.
- Associated Press Report.
NEW YORK April 15. The 'new
Clark street tunnel under the East river
connecting the Seventh avenue subway
with Brooklyn was opened Tuesday.
Construction of the tunnel which cost
$7000000. was begun in October 1914.
PRESENT SYSTEM OF
Commandar of Rainbow Di-
vision Sees No ISfecessity
for Radical Changes
Associated Press Report. '
WASHINGTON April 15. The pres-
ent system of military justicenecds no
radical alteration in the opinion of Major
General Charles T. Menoher. commander
of the fd ( Rainbow) division through-
out its active service during the war. .
Appearing Tuesday before the com-
mittee of the American Bar association
which Is- conducting an inquiry General
Mencher said that with some elaboration
of regulations to make the system more
easily understandable to officers serving
only for war emergency be speaking
from experience saw no necessity of
changing court martial practice and pro-
"I do not recall." he said "that In this
controversy it bas ever been claimed that
any Innocent man was found guiltyv Mtn
regard to the length of sentences how-
ever it is another matter-
"We always' felt that adjustment of
sentences would be made after the war;
that final adjustment so that every man
got the same deal was in the bands of
higher authorities. .
General Menoher was asked what ob-
jection he saw to creating a system of
enlisted juries to try cases of enlisted
men. -. - i
"I believe It would work" he said add-
ing that be bad never heard the sugges-
tion before and waa not preapred to pre-
sent a studied reply.
"I have great confidence in the enlisted
man. But I. should not want to see any
bolsheviki ideas get into the minds of the
enlisted men. We have some evidence
now in Russia of what happens in that
The officer also approved a suggestion
that offenses of a common law character
might be referred to the federal courts
except in actual war tones but was posi-
tive mat no such transfer or strictly
military cases should be made. .The
army would be glad to get rid of all trials
for anything but military offenses be
So far as .the existing military jus-
tice system goes. General Menoher said
there is po escape from the personal ele-
ment among the officers applying it. It
is so bound up with the question of gen-
eral discipline he added there are no
means of divorcing authority over courts
mnrtials from the functions of military
General Menoher told of bis experi-
ence in sending cases back to the courts
frfr reconsideration. It wag the rule in
these circumstances not the exception
he said for the courts to adhere to their
original findings and sentences.
Colonel Charles D. Herron who com-
manded the 313th field artillery and later
was chief of staff of the 78th division
also told the committee that the present
military system was adequate but that
its success deponded upon the intelli-
gence of the officers. Courts martial he
said were much like whippings for chil-
dren; at times they might be necessary
but often they "reflected upon the intel-
ligence and Ingenuity of the parent"
TRACTION CO. NOT
ENTITLED TO KENT
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city to draw- a'rtyf condnsiott conectning
the earning of tHe company." . . - .
According to the city's answer - when
application was made by the street rail-
way 'coniDanv to the citv council for a six-
cent fare June 1818 the company dd
not render a statement of actual operat-
ing expenses but only- "verv general state-
menu of what were termed 'receipts and
disbursements' nd in the operating ex-
penses there were imany charges -that
-should not have been included in such ex-
pense. Thai the investigation made by
the city council iprior to June 1. 191S
wai had with a view of ascertaining
whether or sot the company was in Buch
a condition that temporary relief should
be granted and in fact the application
wijs made merely for temporary relief
during the continuance of the war." .
; vXsks' For "Showdown."
: The city In its petition asks the elec-
tric company to make a "comolete dia-
I'lbsure as to1 conditions of their property
including tne value of tbe property in de-
tail operating expenses in detail the rev-
enues in detail and the amount charged
to depreciation and replacements and
betterments that have been made on the
property. .'-. . : '- '
"The city is informed and believes that
the value of the Houston Rlectric com
panys - property is not eo.UUU.UUU as
claimed but tnat the true fair and reas-
onable value of the property is much
less than $5000000." t
wan reierence jo . the company's
' J0M- Good. - '!
Lave always chosen.
its appetizing food
Just now its excel
. s w a uiou in. price -.. &
during qf since the wan I
charge that theT jitneys materially af-
fected their revenues tbe petition sets up
"that the jitneys have practically ceased
to operate and that the company is now
carrying more passengers ' and earning
more money than at any time in- its history.'-
That with the continual growth of
the city traffic will increase and that the
five-cen fare will permit any person
firm or corporation operating a system
of street. cars in Houston to pay a Inst
fair and reasonable return upon its in-
vestment." V . 4 ..'
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Chamberlain' Court' Martial
' Hears Further Evidence
Associated Press Report. ' -
PARIS April 15. Two of the aerial
squadron commanders then at Touquin
France testified Tuesday at the court
martial of Captain E. G. Chamberlain of
San Antonio Texas charged with hav-
ing made false reports of aerial exploits
on the British front' last 'summer' that
they bad not' seen Chamberlain July 27.
when Chamberlain is said to have arrived
in camp or July 28 the day of the al-
leged exploit. . . .'
O ne -of the witnesses Capt. Leblanc
Smith said he knew that unofficial
flights had been made at- Touquin an
American officer taking one In July.
Another witness. Major Bell was shown
a piece of airplane canvas . found near
where- Chamberlain says be landed with
a damaged plane. Major Bell said tbat
the canvas was not from a French or
American machine and that it probably
came from a British plane.
Hobby Will Submit; '
Houston Post Special. ' ' "
MINERAL WELLS Texas. April 15.
Governor Hobby will submit tne question
of redistricting the State into senatorial
districts to the legislature when it meets
in extra session in June.' t
Assurances to this effect were receiv-
ed from him Tuesday evening by a com-
mittee composed of C T. Herring pres-
ident of the West Texai chamber of
commerce; Guy. Croft of Mineral Wells
director of that organisation; Porter
Whaley secretary of the Wichita Falls
chamber of commerce and R..L. Ponick
mayor of Stamford. -
West Texas is entitled to two more
senators than it has now and. would get
them . under reapportionment which
should have been made after the last
federal census. The legislature has per-
sistently refused to act in the matter
heretofore however bnt the question
bids fair to be put squarely up to it now.
IJad Weather Delays
Macauley in Flight
Associated Press Report
FORT WORTH Texas April 15.
Major T. C. MacAuley commander of
Taliaferro field in Fort Worth who flew
Monday from San Diego Cal in 10 hours
and 10 minutes a distance of 1300 miles
--left before dawn Tuesday for' Jack-
sonville Fla. where he expected to be
Tuesday night After proceeding as far
as Love field in Dallas the maTor cave
up the trip on account of bad weather
and wm return to Fort Worth..
Women Thrown From Auto
Against Barb Wire Fence
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-. Houston -Post Special .
FORT WORTH Texas April 15.
Miss Julia Houston and liss Dorothy
White two; young .women from Dallas
were severely hurt perhaps .fatally on
the Fort Worth-Dallas road at 8 o'clock
Tuesday morning when thrown from an
automobile against a barb wire fence.
Miss Houston's hip is dislocated and she
ib lutieriijg irom .senon) internal. -m
juries and cuts on her face and body.
Miss White is also suffering from inter-
nal injuries and her back is believed to be
broken. She did not regain conscious-
ness unta Tuesday afternoon. .
Tbe. accident took place near Handley
when the ear was making a sharp turn.
Tbe other occupants of the car were not
badly hurt. They are R. L. Stevens of
Paris; Givine Bird of Dailas and Ted
Lytle Fort Worth driver of the car.
Propose: Larger Cotton v ?
-' Export Corporation
A ' J. .
Assoaaiea .rress iveuon.
COLUMBIA. R C AprU 15.Resola-
tlons indorsine- the orsranisation of $200.-
000000 cotton export corporation instead
oi uie proposed auiuuuuisju company
discussed at a recent meeting of cotton
factors and financial interests 'in Mem-
phis were adopted by tbe Central com
mission of the South Carolina Cotton as-
sociation. - - .. .
Members of the South Carolina' con
gressional delegation attended the con
ference Tuesday which was called to dis-
cuss proposed changes in national bank-
ing laws so that national banks might
lend money is now loaned on ' liberty
bonds. . .'t-.
The matter of securing the government
mi rihurleston for the stersxe
of cotton after they are no mor use to
the government also la unaer cwuwuera-tion.-
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San Jackitp Day to Be
Observed by Launch Club
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-The Houston Launch club will cele-
brate San Jacinto day wjth ft dub run to
the San Jacinto battlegrounds in which
alt boats of the fleet are urged to partici-
pate. Details as to time of departure
and return and other arrangements are in '
the process of making and will be an-
nounced later. . .. ' . ' : ."'
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; CBUSHEKS 8ET CON VEXT105.
; ; Houston Post Spedat'' '' V .
- OALVESTOX April 15 The crea-
tive commiuee of the Texas Cotton Seed
Crushers association met here Tuesday .
to set the date and make the preliminary
arrangements fof the convention. . The
date was set for June 10 and 11.: Head-
quarters .will be at the Hotel Galvea
and the meetings will be held in the ball-
room. Those present were. J. -Webb
Howell Bryan president; Major Robert
Gibson of Dallas secretary; J. It. Ln
derwood of Honey Grove P. S.-Grogan.
Tbeo. Heyck and It J. Crow of Houston.
It's Straw Hat Time: .
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At the . 'V'-'J-'
LANDERS STORE MM
You'll find a most attractive selection of this sea- f :
son's fayored Straws waiting for you here. Smart .:.
looking styles for men and young men. ; : ';t Vf ---
' ' '. : ; SENNITS -. - '--:V-:
f - ' ''-I : PANAMAS .. ''-;M
f I BANGKOKS i ; ; -
: BALIBUNTALS .-7;:;.t:;:;P
; JSPLIT STRAWS
ROUGH STRAW EFFECTS
Ranging in' Price from .': ."J
$2.50 to $10 ? V ;
Knox Sold Exclusively in Houston KnoX
$5 to $10
405 Main treet . . -Scanlan Building.
u ; ; .r i . j; -..1
8 :30 a.m.
1L 907 10) CONGRESS
BETWEEN MAIN AND TRAVIS STREETS
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T3T?o7vTrTvTr atvt T7vnnT a .t tvtxt k tt
Sale of Eas fer Hats
""'X : $7.50 to $10 Values-
The popular materials are hand-sewn Lisere
Milans leghorns shiny rough Straws combi-
nations of Straw and Georgette and of Geor-!
gette and Satin; becoming Shapes for every
face; in black white blue brown dust henna
navy and Copenhagen blue.
$12 to $15 Values $6.95
The very newest millinery styles Clever copies and ?
adaptations of the most recent developments. The -V y
finest materials and trimmings are -used and the '
Hats ' are beautifully finished throughout; values
that you will instantly recognize as extraordinary. '
Pattern Hats priced. .. ..... . . 9.95 to $15
Several hundred new Springs Hats suitable"
. for Women and Misses; Sailors Pokes and
Turbans; made of plain and rough straws
v in black and all -fashionable Spring colon;
Hats in the lot worth up to $7.50. tfj) QJJ
Priced especially for tius sale. .. ; 'yV '
' BANDED ' SAILORS-I-Made' of-pineapple
braid and rough straws in black and colors;
- $3.50 to $5.00 values. Priced for 01 QQ
.this sale at;. v.". liiiU
CHILDREN'S HATS Made qf Milan
Straw; SaUors and Pokes; trimmed with
nbbon streamers in black and col- CO 00"""
r ors. Priced at $1.98 to.......;.- J0 I
LEWIS-BLUMR1CH CO. 907 Congress Avenue
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