The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 259, Ed. 1 Tuesday, December 19, 1922 Page: 3 of 16
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THfe HOUSTON i POSTrTUESDAY MORNING' DECEMBER 19 1922
Doing Good Work
rMBONQTON. Dm 18. Extension
f.tlM.ooaomation servlo of th de-
VTJtsat.f tabor "to avert r aUl
jWrt treat Industrial oonfllcta a those
i tit eoafc railroad ud textile iBdoa-
Wea durinf ' th kaat nw tu pro-
?r po4 kr "aerataiT at Labor m J.
- Davis la Om recommendation icram
-Jk apnrtasj asl aaaual report just mad
aj. PUMie. . im ertary sueted - an
. appropriation of approximately a. roll-
i Uo dollar a r V provide a. fed-
rel onftntaatlon that could by pac-
; . ; soakinc joffart avert disastrous sus-
" a4l stone of work in Inrtiutrr. Ha
''1 nMntMl Uk'AMnMllli '.in..-
. Industrial peee had bean maintained
rot In the pacaln- house-Indus
rtfX ths -California oil industry and
th copper tnduetry aa Instances of th
susaess of a federal conciliation pro-
.' ram.. Under thee aareeraenta.
reached alter mediation by labor de-
. .. paftment oonctllators. representatives
T(ine department were accepted at
. tetsrpnters of the agreements by
worsars ana employers.
. Tfc secretary after revlewlna- the
W UUeoncfflaia' aarW aaiB:
' "Th iUaritattoiia f - saropriaJtis
hav made tt impossible for -m to
work out amn plana which I moo !
ma? hT th opportunity Co work out
durmf my term of of He. I behave
with the creation of .aa) organisation
such aa I hare hi mind and with aa
appropriation! ef approximately II.-
MO.000 per year thla gradually to be
Increased with tha growth of lndua-
try. practically every labor contro-
versy can be adjusted and nearly
very strike can be avoided.
Public Oplnlen Settle.
."Great dispute between capital
and labor like ail other great Ameri
can tasuest ultimately are aetVed 4y
publlo opinion. A correct rfublle opto
ton of tiiem can not be formed when
th public has not all the essential
facts necessary to form an opinion.
-Th publlo knows that often altered
facta are presented la pumie speecn
or announcement which are not th
true facta had therefore the public
often hesttatks in reaching a conclu
sion. With the proper sort of organl
satlon In the department of labor It
would be possible not only to bring
contending elements together before
a break In most oases but also In
every Instance to glvs ths publlo the
'true 'facts from unprejudiced source.
Which Would bring about a speedy
crystallisation of publlo opinion as to
the merits of the dispute. The very
fact that the contenders realised that
.the public would get th tru facts
would make them hesitate to come to
"Provided with sufficient funds (Our
experlence demonstrates that tnrougn
this service machinery can be set up
In various Industrie that will reduce
to minimum Interruptions due to
strikes and lockouts! . With co-open.'
tlnn- fmaa " entnlorsr ' IM 4
eoeieffiatsaai nolnt th war to Indus
trial peace. A eutstaaaing sasaptea
of what baa been eoempUsh4 along
thsttaia ts bu. nioiaaary.to refer
briefly to U praetleei eklant
m th eopper. ou ana jds-ipmw
indtMtrissL T .1 :;:?
"When th coocniatlon service be
gan ita work 70 pw cent of th dto-
putos In which It intervention was
aouaht had already reached th strike
staaw. Recently conditions hav s
Improved sad' th servio of th d-
nuinut have bMn so csnerally rec
ognised that leas than 10. par oent of
th oases before th errte hav
reached fh patnt where wort
"Tha department of labor Ma. In
th nearly 10 years of existence built
wp .a staff of conciliators especially
qualified for their delicate task. Many
of tha commlsslonsrs have been draft'
ed from business professional and In-
dustrial Ufa. Som have been maa-
ajrera of large corporations some hav
bean government officials and aom
hav been leaders tn organised labor.'
"The conciliation work of. th de-
partment has gradually beoom more
and more a racosmlsed factor In Amer
ica's industrial life as experience has
demonstrated th effectiveness of Its
mediation In avoiding strike or m
bringing a quick settlement of dis-
putes where work has already been
suspended. Labor baa discovered that
tt has a standing racognlsed by the
government whenever Its demsnds are
based on Industrial and constitutional
right. Employers on th ether hand
hav found that th department will
protect them from unjust and nnrea
sonabie exactions. Tn almost all the
cases where the conciliation service
has acted there has been found a fne
spirit of oooprttoa sv th part of
both workers and asupssyara.
"The soocees of ' ih - conciliation
method of the desaftmnt la ads-
cjuatahr demonstrated by the record of
disputes m which th go oence of
th department through eosnmlssiob-
rs of conciliation hav been used
from th beginning of th present ad-
ministration March 4 U2U to June
It. 122 a pr!od of U montha in
that time a few mora than 60 case of
strike and threatened strikes and
lockouts have been acted upon by de-
partment officials. Three hundred
and forty-five cases were satisfactori-
ly adjustsd by tha commissioners of
conciliation tt war adjusted by the
commie loner of conciliation in co-
operation with local official and
agsnoles and 19 cases were pending
or In the process of adjustment. The
period of . Industrial readjustment
through which the country has been
passing mads the settlement of Indus-
trial disputes more difficult but de-
spite that fact nearly M per cent of
th controversies in which the de-
partment used Its good offices were
equitably and satisfactorily adjusted.
Without doubt these settlements 'did
much -to aid In the stabilising of the
gen rally disturbed Industrial situation.
Nearly a mtllltn and a half workers
were Involved In the disputes under
Slwirih Stttonr If ftBa OnHstaas
' ''TUX FASTEST QtOWlXESMArtSNTXTOMBI TEXAS
' 5 Mori;:
f BISHOP ILL.
Associated Press Report
ST. JOSEPH. Mo.. Dec. It. Bishop
William A.Quayl of the Methodist
Episoopal church. St. Louis suffered
a stroM of apoplexy at his summsr
home at Baldwin Kan. Sunday and
is In a critical - condition according
to a message received here Monday.
Over 52000 Sold In First 14 Months
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A Vitally Important Suggestion
Concerning the Purchase of
For many months past the local demand for Durant Motor Cars has exceeded the supply.
Houston in common with the rest of -America has come to definitely appreciate the out-
standing supremacy of Durant Automobiles.
This universal demand neceltated our-accepting orders for delivery at the earliest but
frequently distant dates. i .
We regretted the condition ljut.it was totally beyond our control or remedy. .
During- the months of October and November however duetto extreme weather in cer-
tain sections of the North and West we were most fortunate in being able to procure prac-
tically a double allotment of Durant Cars for our clientele.
The result has been a vast improvement in delivery conditions. Our waiting list has
been sizeably reduced until now we are practically "caught up" with delivery demand.
We are now negotiating for an increase of our DECEMBER ALLOTMENT using
every possible -persuasion to obtain even larger shipments this month than during the two
previous months. We anticipate success in this endeavor. This prompts us to predict that
on ORDERS PLACED IMMEDIATELY we shall be able to make a majority of the deliv-
eries within the MONTH OF DECEMBER probably most of them before Christmas Day.
It is an unusual opportunity to get your Durant Car delivered with probably more
promptness than will be possible during any other period in the near future.
.' 'Can you think of anything that will -cause greater family-happiness than to find a
Durant Car at We floor on Christmas morn?
' We repeat our suggestion place your order IMMEDIATELY. First come must nec
essarily be first served.
Coupe ; . .
Coupe . .
. . .$2500.00
All Prices Delivered in Houston Government War Tax Paid
. "Just Real Good Cars".
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WHOLESALE and RETAIL
1 1 Santa 'Claus' Rojne Is Our Big Toy land T
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Hindkeicli.eft lrj5 S;
enaaos ih. H W V B2H
French Kid Gauntlet
Gloves; In plain strap or fancy
caffs; all the newest
and all sizes.
Priced at . . .
Long Kid Gloves
Long- Kid Gloves in 12 and 16-
button; black White brown and
(Lorely Gift for Anyone)
Vesting and Collar Laces
v 69c to $4.98 ' '
A very large assortment of
Veetlngs and Collar Laces;
dainty ruffled effects and others
tucked with Inserts. Splendid
laces for round and square
necks; both In circular and sec
tions; dainty white cream and
Priced from 69c to..
Art Laces 10c
Art Laces In whits' green and
black: narrow widths only; Vfc
to 1 inch. Specially
Art Laces 19c
Art Laeea in crochet effects; lin
en finished; white only; in
2-ln. widths. Priced at.. llC
Metal Cloth $7.95
Gold silver and colors. In satin
back; 36 in. wide; at &j QC
the special price of. vis!)
Girdles and Fancy Belts
Is Old gold and sleel; In -fancy
loop effects; finished with round
buokle-effects "of the cord; in
vary pTtty designs. J 7C
5 Fancy Girdle Cords
$1.98 to $6.50
With long tasseled ends; in
black brown bright red gold
and gray. Prices from 6n f"A
$1.98 to eJU.iJU
& Buckles and Ornaments
$2.50 to $15.00
Si In braided effects with long silk
m fringe also many pretty beaded
HZ ones in bright colors of blue
red jade steel and bronze with
Br showers of beaded fringe also
without the fringe (ir flfA
Priced from $2.50 to ej 1 0Ul
49c to $12.50
A most wonderful assortment of
flowers large and small for
both street and evening wear
the dark rich colors for street
and the light pastel gold and
silver for evening.
Priced from 49c to
A lovely gift. Offered in the
most wonderful Ivor amber
and all the new bakallfe handle
designs to match the cover also
with tips and ends to match; all
rain and sun proof; in purple
navy brown black green and
red. Priced from
special assortment of Black
811k and Linen Umbrellas with
black and white ring- handles
tips to match handles.
A vary laro sortmnt In bot
Man's and Women's HndkrchUt.
e lrg snd vsried that It I vr
asy to sslset sxactly what ont
China Silk Handksrehlefs Paint
a sortment. ln all colors. 1 Qm
Specially priced at I9
Madeira Msld Hsndksrehlefs Al
linen beautifully embrold- AS
ered. at .. 906
Maaalra MaM Handksrchlef li
plain white dainty em- Cfll
broidered corners at BUb
Bok MamlllarehlefB Three In thr
box gjn white and colors; QQq
PI In Whits Lswn Hsndkerchlafs
Special at a box three In 7 C m
ore and fancy
-In all col-
Linen Hsndksrehlsfs In whit iim
colors; embroidery corners
and borders; at
C h 1 1 d r s n's Hsndkrchlfs li
boxes; corners embroidered with
boys and airls; three In
box; a box
Suit Cases Trunks Bags
. Hat Boxes Etc
The tyctrola as a
A Victrola makes the ideal gift far the all-year-round
enjoyment of the whole family and
We have both the Cabinet and Console mod-
els in different colored woods from
$25.00 to $350.00
The new Flat Top Console
Edison Phonographs in Cabinet
or Console Models. The New
Full Stock of Victor
Sampson Suit Case
Wslrus Baas and 8uit Cases 18
and 20 inches; leather lined.
48.00 and Up
Hat Boxes of black enameled
duck moire- lining; assorted
$10.00 and Up ...
Cowhide Bags and Suit Cases
Hand sewed linen and leather
lined. Priced from
$10.00 to $19.50
Suit .Cases Blaok .enameled
duck with trays; assorted sizes.
$10.00 and Up
Gladstone Bags; In leather biack
and tan. " Priced
Real Leather Suit Cases In
$10.00 to $18.50
Oshkoeh Wardrobe Trunks
$45.00 5B.60 to $95.00
Women's Fitted Suit Cases 22
inches long all leather silk
lined amber and Ivory fittings.
$22.50 $25.00 and $38.50
$6.50 to $75.00
Call and Inspect our line of Poly-
chrome Mirrors. Just received a
large assortment of beautlfHl de-
signs. Mirrors ranslna.ln
price from . ft.to to $78.00
Tea Wagons $24.75
Drop Leaf Tea Wagons
ana manogany unian;
tray and rubber tiled
Solid Mshegany Smok-
ing Tray With mateh
holder and 2 M 7C
m a h g a n y Finish
Smoking ' 8tnd With
turned pedestal and
nicely equip SJ7 CE
ped at .... OO
Brown Fibre Smoking.
8tsn-Vsry neat de
sign SMS and other
style in fi
bre op to.'.
Just received a beautiful line of
coatumers in mahogany Ivory
walnut fumed k and golden oak
iimsnes ranging in
pric from t.to to..
vvur 1 1111 jTifi -fiar-war-aw ws e-
r -oi3Br iir v 3i diva sea
-c-c. ri irare-ejM. .;-.
Practical. Ornamental and Lasting Gifts that
mother would 'appreciate. Universal Electric
Iron. Specially priced ;
Nine-4ip Electrical. Coffee Urn witfi Tray
Creamer and Sugar. Specially priced ;
Electrical Waffle Irons
$7.50 to .
Electrical Coffee Percolators
wife or 45v
. $4.98 I
Special Priced Toys :
I $M J
20th Century Iron
ons 1 3x26 inches.
White Elnameled Baby Chair
Baby Table and two Chairs ; natural .
r 1 1 r
. . . . ; $1.15. i"
.... .$2.45 ?
Kedal tars $.98 to $6.00
Disk Wheel Ball Bearing Kid Coasters $1.75 to $2!50
Circus Parade Cages 50c and $250 ; rr-.v-
Footballs $1.45 to $5.75
Ajaovcui ajosnu & tvyaiaA i oiijr tiixvrra uau ysTasJJ Mfr
50 and 1 00-piece Dinner Sets in German China
and English Porcelain.
$25.75 to $74.75
An Assortment of Suggestions
Water Sets .... .$14.60 to $35.00
Rose Bowls ....$12.50 to $15.50
Nappies. $3.25 $4-95 $5.95 $8.95
Creamers $9.50 and $7.95
$4.25 to $8.50
Smoking Sets anoT Ash
Trays $2.50 to $10.00
Bud Vases in etched and col-
ored glass. 75c 96o $1.25 $1.98
Ribbon and Silk Novelties
Vanities 98c $130 $2.50
Sachets Powder Puffs. .39c 75
Pin Trays ..
Glove Boxes .......
Hair Pin Boxes . . . .
Picture. Frames ...
59o 98e $&9S
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