The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 151, Ed. 1 Saturday, September 2, 1922 Page: 1 of 14
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Number ot struct .
." Total falue 12281s j.
sTetal value for J. r.
date $9987620. '.'-;
VPL 38 NO. 151
HOUSTON; TEXAS SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 2 1922
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: ITS SPREAD OVER
v Nationwide . Plots to Dynamite Burn and Otherwise
" '; 'Destroy Railroad 'Property Are UncoVered By
5 Federal Officers.1 ? V? V
United Freta Correipendent
CHICAGO Sept 1. The federal government acted Friday to end
he reign ot terrorism against railroad throughout tho conntry. .
I ; Agents fcf the department ot Justice pldnned acoresftjf arrest. '
' ' ;"' - President Harding and hii cabine discussed wayg and meani to halt
"Ure Yloleflce.i ' - ' ' "-'. -
' i. A-nationwide dot to dynamite ""; .
w.l)urn. and otherwise destroy ran-
- road property was uncovered by
federal agenta . . - -. .
Dispatches to the United Press in
r i day iold o( many newoulhreaRa.
. S iiiaiiii ttirvo railmadiL the 1
4 T&Tkrdentnii IM Pennsyrvanland
1 death or kidnatilng - i
' " A complete plant ' to mannfaCture
Witi-pewefed bombe was uneafth0
. by authorities at Albuquerque. N. M
Officers eeiied eight bombs and dis-
' covered'; material- for fhjjaanufao
tor it others. - - . .
: --A. i pombs have been 'hurled at trains
- placed" td shops and under railroad
' bridge. .
' ' ' Trslhs 'bave been ' Wrecked by .radl-
?-Js iTederal-authorities shadowed a
i -I i.mr ihv luiiairMl wu the "brains" Of
r man inay oeiieveo wi m
i the "terrorist gane. v
. 1 S v iRaboUse wis reported from all
rof the country.
Switches and engines were tampered
' - with and hundreds of air hose cut.
j Obstructions or every description
v oi ere. found on tracks.-'--' - - -i-
1 A 'score of .wrecks ware narrowly
averted.'?' 'S'X -y.' - '
? Railroad shops and train crewa were
" if. lhat radicals bad planned an organised
atuoav o passenger train.
' J The wreck ot a New York Central
r S tralq hear Chicago wss to have been
i ( the signal tor a aeries of wrecks which
. u - might have eoat tbe lives of ecotes of
i f t u men women and ehlldren. .
- -V ; Anothjt move toe Break " the strike
' ws seeTi Jnthe announcement by the
"'' 1 1 tJnlon' Pacfiot a. raise in wages to
". . S shop employes. '
Violence Spreads T "
-'In SoutKWest;; ' '
'?2'tZ.J; Upltei Press Beport. .
.' v-traNslAi 'afX.Jefe.' 1st..T.
fi febdtage and
violence was repotted
mi's 1 1 hi nil nrt J ttitntt ru i
e Southwest today M riSri"jfl"t ba(
here announced esU uff. X (W-vmeMtttj:
viif mrr Imminent'"' I?..- . V- i went dn
r I Bridges Were Jtyned Jrln.
night t k Hug nd other polhts . to
Nokiahoma: Uttle.KoeK; Ark.and Tex7
1 ft arkana.j'Texaa.-.' At ether pdlnu
r w roughbotMhe-Beuftwest strike-
".breakora were "beaten and other out--'
. r -.'breks occurred. ' ' : ; ." .
' T' Of tlcials for weeks have been girth-
- . t-' ering evidence lndicstint V W; W. or-
anlaeri; were -active throughout the
- section and Indicattons today were a
' t''-? series' Of raids by -federal ofUi-lals
' Vi would be laoncsed within a. week. ; t
i-Eivejaiiroad ahopmen; were In Jktl
' her . today the first arrested on
taf f-' Cnt'I n '- : ' ':'
. big Suit crop. '
rots on ground
"'. CH1CA00 Bept. 1. America with
1U greatest fruit and vegetable crop
la losing millions ot dollars In apples
poaches; plums and potatoes dally be?
- cause Of lack of markets. V " V
v An Investigation at Chicago. ..the aar
' tton's .market cent eV - today showed
- commission houses acceM only tne
select or fancy grades which are often
' 'sold as ordinaries to get thonx on the
market before they perish.
Great quantities of fruit are rotting
on the ground idu to high '.freight
. rates- combined with a bumper crop
'Jri every section of. the country. V '
The'r-American Fruit Grower In.
: cbritoratedwhicb Until this season did
k. a targe ngltonai business- has been
- forced to .turn back hundreds of ca-re
on- the shipper. K. A dure ;an pf-
flcial Of the corporation' told the
' VTKe; WeatKer - C
' i "" Jtoujtoh nd V1c!ritr-Setf day. gener.
H fair! conliniwd arm. . u s.
S . Ka ttxu Satnrdar generally fairs
-ientnntejl ktgh temperature. -1 i .
exiefrt imetttleii in the Panhandle: Ceoler
Jn the fsnheadje.- ii""'' ":
cooler in extreme eerie-
wet twrtion . - ' r v-
- wndt.ee l&e iexa-coan Ligni s
Texas Cxat -Light to
f reh toutbtrlr.
. U'lthr Col
Weather Condition the preiaurr it low
m- Ibe -Plainf Sutn and the eeuthweat.
ever the Ttainf Sutn am
ard hiah -ht the nerthwett and in eaatern
Ji.fr.li.t T ioht in faeinr -raina aavv oc.
nirred Tart - report m the-northem Rocky
:!vIouirtah reKioa. and faoej Nertlt Daknta
caetward ia the lake retion. ..There wat alio
tome raw--in Waahinetoiy Missouri and
' I'lortdt ard alone the middle Golf and At-
lantic aoaata. II is cooler in Utah and Ari-
. tona and alone the north Atlantic coast
lnle temperature; continue well above-tee
. normal rni the Rocky Mountains east-
ward to the .Appalachian vsen. i '
. The eaaiest las maW at Texai tUtjont
-nnaed from tt desreet at El Fasp to ! 2 on
- the. upper cemy. !''jf-'??r.j-yrtit-'. .
. . rhayVulietin--l)it reads' sr in fair
- Temperature Ktremel nd if reclpitationJ
at MouMon tor Tne at nmirr enura i .
v p. tn. Friday U Maximum 4j minimum. 7;
precipitation trace. ' "'- i' ':.'' '
. Atmofpherie pn-?.snrt atn Hafnoa St. 2
p. m. 29.8ft. w level readins. -V" V
. nnrlse 5iS9 a.-a.!enet Irlle.V"
a . tempitratrre recdrd at Houston Sept. li
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Jt p a-.....
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1 . nv-Drv'lwih T7.it wet miw 7t.;
reltiye bnmi.iitv pef ni; v.
12 n Drv bulb 90.S; wet bulb H.l;
h- ity 41 eee-eeati i"'-';;.
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Killed 60 Injured
When Fast Train :
i Wrecks" .
. Associated fresa Beport1
CAPE GWARDEAijMo.I Sept. J.
Four persona were killed one a wom-
an' and about Injured when a fat
Louis at 8aa Francisco passenger train
No. SOS crashed through a trestle near
Wittenberg J6 mllea north ot here
.While1 recent heavy ralnr are said
to have weakened thetrestle which
waa 139 feet long. Fraf A. Fenwtck
prosecuting attorney of Perry county
stated he was Informed that section
handa bad reported the trestle as In
an unsafe condition several months
ago. and that he would make a. thor-
ough investigation Frisco offlclala vig-
orously denied the trestle ' waa un-
safe. I . ' V ir '- -' : :-.;-! ..
. Several of the injured were members
of .the 'Missouri' National Guard who
have been stationed at Moberly Mo
on strike duty. NoKe 'of the dead has
been Identified.' Several of the coaches
crashed Into a creek and those killed
were naasensera in the -chair car.
The cene or we wreca ia near in
baggage car raa passea over me
H: when 'tbel.aeeond' baggage- car
vent down Into the creek. 10 feet be
Iww. ' Tee second baggage -car pulled
tne nrura .eoscn. -a - oomoinauon man
car and smoker: After ttv Tho tone-
motive turned ever On the Mississippi
side " and . the Second baggagra car
turned over on the western side.
Details of Wreck
. BT. LOUIS gept; l.OfBclals of the
St "Louis A Baa Francisco were with
out. details Friday morning of the
wreck of passenger train No. 80s-near
tjspe airardean. Mo. because of de-
motalized telephone and telegraph
wire. The train wasen route from
St Louis to Memphis and a number
of the' coaches were reported' in a
creek. "Frlsce offlclala aald they had
received no report of anyone- killed
but presumed that some passengers
had been Injured.
MIAMI Ok la.. Sept. li-Cbarles Car-
ter a mall truck driver en-route from
MInml to Plsher Okla. was overpow
ered by three armed men late Friday.
bound to a tree and robbed of 114.200
In 'currency ! The - money wss being
transferred from the' Ottawa CountyJ9' cntl;ta Thursday's.tragedy
K.tin..! n.t.1 nt ui.mi n.nbrtn which Torcuato Lemua co-opera -
National Bank of Miami to the Bank'
ot Ptcher.' -The bandlts-lled in an auto
mobile toward the Kansas border
Underwood Urc;es Laws A
WASHINGTON. .Bept.' L Enact-
'1 : V
ment at Uds session of congress of
legislation that would meet the rait'
road strike situation was urged Friday
In the Vnale by Senator Underwood
of Alabama the democratic- leader.
He opposed the anti-profiteering coal
bill -on the ground that It would
"effectuate nothing." - -
. Chairman Cummins of the . Inter
state commerce committee said ' It
would be. worse than futile to under-
take to engage the attention of- earn-
gresa In such legislation at this ! time;
but. he gave notice that at the next
session h intended to offer legist'
tion making lu unlawful for-men to
strike la those Industrie where the
government " attempted ; to : establish
Justice for' thent -a .r;.?-
' Senator Underwood insisted that the
time' to act waa the present when he
said rnwHe sentiment would' be be.
hind the proposed V'ogtslation. V He
promised the support of his "vote and
voice" if Such A bill were brought 16
' ORANGi?. .! Texas V Sept. l.About
50 rural school teacher are expected
to . meet in the ne-dSy Instllute at
tne court house next Saturday. ' Mrs.
H. . McGilU floumy achpoi superln-
tejadeat. will nr4alfl . " .
. The principal work to be "done on
this occasion wJU Include the -registration
of teachers and the allotment-of
booka to the various schools. Host of
the rural school will be opened on
next Monday morning . . . .... -
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59PER CEHT OF
Loss in Condition Due to
BOLL WEEVIL" : I
. DAMAGE SLIGHT
Aug. 21 was 611 per cent of normal a
enmuared with a condition of 72 per
-cent on July iS laat according to the
report Friday of If. N. uray conon
statistician of tho bureau of agrlcui"
kural economics. The Aug. ti average
for the last 10 year was per cent.
The report says:1 ' "
A condition of 69 per cent of normal
on a basis of 12.2 11000 acres estlr
mated planted apd. growing on June
25 1922 forecasu an average yield of
HI pounds of lint per acre and . fbtal
produJVon of . 644000 : bale ' WO
pound gross weight not including
llnters. . :' ;''S' -.'?-V'V.-'.t
The loss in condition Is because ot a
prolonged ' drought' of nearly two
months' duration over a greater pttrt
of the State with excessively high
temperatures covering air. district
The loss from insects during the past
rnonth ia comparatively small that
from leaf woiW being greatest ; poll
worm damage baa been negligible AO
Insect have beesfaeld Irt restriction by
the intense heat particularly where It
baa been dry. -x .
The northwest ' district shows ' the
greatest lose- from drought and heat.
No Insect damage beyond' that from a
few boll .worm. found in localities.
Here for two months the crop-waa
most 'promising: Most ot-the district
was planted following heavy Tains of
ipnni- ana muuji vi ii..jn ibkkiiii i
proper tap root development to with-
sUnd a drought of auch. duration. The
(Conttt M Pg. I.)
Huerta Agreernent jWitK
s i. i . -Mef' "
'J ATaken Up
Associated Press Report.
MEXICO CITY. Sept. 1. The Meal
can congress which formally convenes
Friday night win face problems of an
international character aucn as few of
Its predecessors have been called upon
to meet. ''".''.'.
cTbe agreement providing' for pay-
ment of Mexico's foreign debt signed
by Secretary of Finance Da La Huerta
and the international bankera commit-
tee in New York on June It will come
up for ratification. Opinion Is divided
aa to the fate of the agreement.
Another problem of great Importance
la the amendment of article 17 of the
Mexican constitution of 1857 to con-
form with the demands of the United
States that It provide guarantees- for
property ana acquired ngnta as prec
edent to recognition of the present
Mexlcsn regime by (he Washington
Much Interest (center In President
Obregon'e message - which prqbably
will touch upon t her recognition ques-
tion although it ia not expected he
will go further than to reaffirm his
previous declaration that Mexico is
unable to sign treaty of amity and
eqmmerce aa . necessary prelimlrikry
to such recognition. '. i
i Orkanizatlon of both houses which
has been under way for the last few
weeks has been accompanied by sharp
conflicts between- the eo-operatlstas
and. the independents the latter em-
braSfig the humeroua minority parties
iuh aa the partido liberal constltu-
tionallata and the Catholics. : '
'Indicative of the .bitterness which
baa prevailed during the examination
tista waa shot and killed In the green
room of the chamber of deputies by
Martin Barragar independent.' --
After the shooting the chamber was
placed under heavy military guard.
BANDITS SLAY ;
J KANSAS CITt. Kan. Sept t-Two
police officers were shot nd killed In
a gun fight with bandit here early
todayv ''"'; ' '.:;. .
"-The ' oftlcera killed were Sergeant
Elmer . Bigg and Patrolman . Fred
Wheeler. ' The bandits' escaped. ' :"
V The shooting followed a. brief reign
of terror by the 'bandits during which
a man andlila 11-year-old son were
robbed of their trunk and held prison
era while the gangmen looted an auto-
mobile tire store an I kidnaped the
night manager. ( ; v; ;:v;j'
V While' speeding along -a restricted
boulevard the fleeing bandit encount-
ered the police officer who Intended
warnlnk them off the highway... . '
v The truck followed by a high-powered
touring car aped on while the
bandit in the eond automobile hid
In the dark along the road. and opened
lire upon the on leer as they pursued.
Biggs was shot In the -head-and
mouth and Wheeler received tour. but.
let wounds In tb back . " ;-.
Earl Mlddleton night manager bf
the tire company later freed by the
bandits aald saves men were In (he
party that attacked him.' All were
Italian he told ponce .
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Sweeping ?Injurictioh ' ' Obtained By
Atfomey Generjil Will Not Affect
Shopmen's Stnk$ DedareS Hanley
OLD AND DMBLE .1
TO SECURE YYORK;-
Ernest Groschke Age67
Fires BuUet Into ;
" .1 Brain
- "- .'. -. "--t.
Because his hearing was gone and
it waa arrowina increasingly. difficult
to- ket a Job Ernest Oroschke. 7. of
22D3 Center street took his own
hv flrlna a bullet through his brain.
Groschke killed ..hlmeelt . Thuraday
night but hi body war not discovered
until Frldgy morning.-' r7!-y.'.1
"I'm- iuaf a broken cor In- it big
wheel." read a note found in bla
poaket"and I think the world-: wlH
run much emeother without me."- -
The note gave direction for e'slnv
nle funeral without " preacher. It
asked that no flowers be scattered over
his remains nor aught .but a. plain
cedar headboard erected on-the grave.
Oroschke's body waa found In a an
ting position against a tree at the far
end of Studewoed addition he pistol
with which he ended his litejay along-
side him. . v ; ' '-i.r !' ."
The body was found by C. B. FHch
of 512 West Seventeenth street who
was walking through the wood be-
yond the Taylor atreet bridge early
Friday morning. - . - a- 1-
Groschke was born at Addlcka Har
ris county Texas where he lived until
to reside about t two score years -ago.
Ha was a skilled woodworker and up
until recent years waa engaged in the
building contracting Jjuslnesa.
He la survived by his wife two
daughters Mrs. E. M. Manlnt and Miss
.Alma ; four alsters Mrs. Ferdinand
Bauscil Mrs. Emma Brandt Mr. H
Holm Mrs.- Ida Haman all of Hous-
ton and two brothers. Henry of Hous-
ton and Georde of Addlcks.
' Funerjl services will be held at 1
p m. Saturday at tire parlors of the
Togte-West Undertaking company. The
body will be aent to Addlcks for burial
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ONE TIME HOBO
' r nfy - if
N ' associated Press Beport.' j '
CHICAGO Sept. 1. Nils Hanson
one-time hobo and' now. a missionary
in India says he owea the railroad's
of 1 the United Btatee for 40000 mOes
of stolen rides. Furthermore Ti has
Offered to pay. His. story Is told In
the Pennsylvsnla New 'published by
the Pennsylvania Railroad system.
When he was converted .to Christi-
anity Hanson said he became 'con-
science stricken.. His offer to pay was
made in a letter to J B. Aiken sta-
tion master at the Chicago Union eta.
tlori. ..." ;.:.ji;;.t';..rk
Mr. A ikeri replied that 0 far aa the
Pynnsylvarjla was concerned Haneon
ould consider the debt canceled!
"Inasmuch as. there Is a eompleto
understanding between you and God
I am-eure that! the full 'repentance you.
have made will Justify you lrl. feeling
that the. matter ia entirely settled"
Mr: Aiken wrpte .1
PHILADELPHIA Ta. Sept. 1.
Preparations foJjr resumption of an-
thracite mining were under way In
Pennsylvania today ae the last atrps
In settlement of the strike were taken.
Tne peace agreement probably will
be signed before-Haturday noon.
Samuel D. Warrlner. spokesman for
the operators has asked for a ."puhlic
mandate" to Justify paying the miners
their old wage until April 124. He
Issued this statement after a four-
hour conference of the operator. (
- It I regarded as m foregone conclu
Ion that the operators will consider
that this "'public mandate" Is forth
oomlng and will sign an agreement
satisfactory to the miners t
i The operators will reconrsne flaturi
day morning at which time they will
decide If the pdbllo demands that ths
miners request for the old wsge until
1924 be granted. . It the operators be-
lieve enough pressure- has . - been
brought they will grant the wage de-
mand which will mean the end of the
suspension. . ' -
' The miners will be et John L. Lewis'
headquartere. which la . across the
street from where-the operators will
hold their session. It s believed that
If the oberatore submit to the miner'
demands a Joint conference will be
called Immediately after the operators'
meeting... ..-;.;" -r .. fj
t :: .' ' .' '.' . . r.
Week joal Production to
Reach 10000000 Tons
'.'.v-.!i: United Pree Report-- . $
'.WASHINGTON. Bept l.-Coal ppa.
duct ion for the current week "will Veach
10000000 : tons Federal Fuel. Dis-
tributor Spencer estimated today. This
equals the weekly production m nor-
mal times but It will. still be Insuffi-
cient to meet the demand because of
..k.m.lAn hf 1 1 J V :.- ... ii ..
' AM union bltumlrteue fields north ef
the Ohio river s-.d west of the Mlesia-
sippi. nave resumed .production the
said ' . i V .--.-? ';. ?.-
Unlpinents of enal for the Northwest
now are approximately 1300 ear datiy
about twice the total of last week. ..
Med Will Continue
Conform to Law; He
' i ; Asserts v
Reiterating hit previous statements
that the striking railroad' shopmen
have oppesedt the use of ylolence and
sought to prevent the1 spread of radl-
eallam C. C. Hanley ichalrman of the
Southern Pacific Friday aaserted that
the sweeping Injunction obtained by
the government at Chicago would not
affect the strike in any way.
Hanley pointed out that most of the
acta prohibited by the terms of the
latest order aa' reported In press dis
patches already have been enjoined by
the United. States court In this dis-
trict He questioned' the Jurisdiction
ot the federal Judge at Chicago In re-
straining -parade and mess meetings
which he considered a violation '01 tne
constitution of the United States. '
"The more attacks that are made
en the strikers the more determined
(Cont'd On Pg. 1.)
PLANS ARE. MADE
. BUC NEXT WEEK
; Holds. Preliminary
By KBNNB.TH W. CLARK
if United Press Staff Correspondtnt.
't WASHINGTON. Bent t Plans were
formulated In congres today to speed
the Fordney-McCumber soldiers bonus
bill to. the White House early next
week.' :;'.-.'-'.. '-"
Anxious' is have the bill finally dl
noaed of: after being "kicked around"
for more than two yeVra by the houso
snd senate tbe conference committee
on the meaaure met in prellmlnar
aeaaion to adjudicate a compromise on
the wide difference adopted by the
two houses of congres. J
' Th Ifnr.ranlon nravalled that Prea
Ident Harding would vet ta Bllf ran4
that ftie eenate ' would be finable to
The mn was passea
-er.lt to- n;
ir-Jbut;palrtng tor 1
l.nA Ih. f.nt.that
and against the bill
and the fact that soms- members who
favored .it -will not otiv against tne
president are said to reveal that the
necesskry two-thirds majority to Over-
ride a veto-can not be obtained.
Chairman McCumber announced he
waa willing to lay the tariff bill
aside temporarily In order to expedite
action uport ths bonus. r
- As the same members are conferees
on both bills it is" understood they
have agreed to displace the tariff and
the bonua i expected to be lr.ned
out and reported back by Monday or
Tuesday though an extended battle
may be fought by house conferees to
strike out the McNary and Simmons
amendment added by the senate.
'lf wes believed likely that the Mc-
Nary $300000000 reclamation and land
settlement provision would to eant
along with the bill to the White House
but there waa strong opposition among
ths conferees to the Simmons previ-
sion that the bonus be paid from In-
terest on the foreign' debt due 'to
treasury opposition to such plan. : .
RESCUERS IN 50
;' FEET OF MINERS
; :? ' ' i . " ' i
. By ROBERT A. DONALDSON :
id Uniud Prese'tUff Correspendsnt.
AT THE-ARQONAL'T GOLD MINE
JACKSON CaC Sept. 1. Drillers snd
blasters today attacked the last M
feet ot solid rock separating rescue
squads from the 47 men entomned half
a mile 'underground In (he dcplha of
the Argonaut gold mine.
A hospital In-a suuterranean cham-
ber tOO feet below the surface was
made ready to give first aid to any of
the men found alive. Cots snd oxygen
apparatus are on hand and surgeons
and nurses await the call to duty. .
Deadly Carbon monoxide gas gen-
erated by the mine fire waa being rap-
Idly pumped out of the .Argonaut
shaft today and the rescue crews pen-
etrated deeper and deeper into the
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Former Mayor of Dallas
" May Oppose Mayfield
. a Houston Post Special . '
'DALLAS Texas. Sept. 1'. Colonel
Henry O. Llndaley former mayor of
Dallas who Is prominently mentioned
as n Independent candidate for the
United State senate in opposition to
Earle B. Mayfield la en route to Dallas
from New York. He will arrive here
Saturday afternoon for a political con-
ference. It Is entirely possible that he
will attend the State democratic con-
vention at San Antonio next Tuesday.
He can easily secure the privileges of
the fhjoV through a proxy given . by
some delegate. Colonel Llndaey his
friend say will run for the United
States senate en a squarely antl-Klan
Issue e He may secure tbe backing
M the republicans If the candidacy of
Dr Wllmot of Austin I withdrawn.
V PHILLIP8BURC WOMAN 01 B9.'1
' BRENHAM Texa. Bept! L-Mra.
Louisa Hohlt wife of Henry Hohlt of
the .: PbiUlpaburg oommunlty ' died
Thursday morning aged TO years and
funeral services - snare ': held Friday
afternoon' with Rev. Ernest Meier of
the Phlllpsburg Lutheran church offi-
ciating. -Besides .tier widower she
leaves a son .WUflam Hohlt of Salem'
and Mrs. WH'W achomberg of Phil"
Itpsbwy itf&r'i; 4 .;' f ; ". i
"HEAD HERE JOINS
Dr. B. Bunnemeyer Dies
r At Harold Street.';
... : Home - v
After an illness which had lasted
ral mnntha. nr. R. Runnemever.
for It years observer for the weather
bureau In Houaton died at 2:80 a m.
Friday at his boms 809 Harold street;
He was (8 ysara old. . - .
"A stroke of apoplexy waa the direct
cause of death Members of his Imme
diate family were with him at the end.
- tsrt jsuwicipvrer nsu mvpii uii nvn
leave from his post since the. latter
part of June at which time his physi-
cian advised cessation from work and
a complete rest. For a time be ap-
peared to be gaining and be prepared
to teturn to hla desk. - A turn tor the
worse came early this week and for
the last it hours he had been unconscious.-
" s . ' ' '
Much of romance more of hard work
and considerable altruism marked the
life of Dr. . Bunnemeyer. For more
than a half century he served the
oountry of his adoption flrat In mili-
tary then elvit capacity.
Ht was Born In 4864 In Oldenburg
Germany the Son of a Judge. Until he
was IT years old his education was ob-
tained In the schools of Oldenburg.
Then came the desire to emigrate to
America to escape compulsory military
Accordingly he and a chum arranged
secretly to leave the Fatherland and
aali for New York. At the last min-
ute however' his chum backed out
leaving Dr. Hunnemeyer to come on
alone ' .' . . ' I k
Landing In New York friendless
moneyless and Jobless failed to daunt
(Cont'd on -rg. t.j
FRANCE REJECTS ;
' BY COMMISSION
Reserves : Right to Dea
Inderiendently With 'f
By AVBBB MILLER
United Presa Staff Correspondent
PARIS Sept. 1 The French cabinet
today refused to concur In the decision
of the allied reparations commission
and reserved th right to take Inde
pendant action against Germany.
. After the dispatch of a note to Ger-
many notifying her that theewequest
for a moratorium had been rejected
with' the provision (hat this year's
'payments may be made in short-term
treasury notea. France announced she
would stand alone and dactded to de-
mand the calling of another European
At this conference it was proposed
Inter-sllled debt and reparations will
be discussed further snd a reply 'of
the lesser powers to the note of Lord
Balfous drawn uo.
Ths Balfour note requested the allies
to Baareat llrltaln to the extent of
England's war 1 obligations to the
' U was Seml-offlclally stated triat In-
vitations to the proposed allied finan-
cial conference will Include the United
' ' ' ..Associated Press Report.
LONDON Pept'l.-The cloning of
the American consulate at New Cantle-on-Tynei
following cancellation of the
consular exequatur by the Brltlnh
government la apparently for an In-
definite period. ''
- Fred- O. Slater the consul hss been
ordered to Corunna Spain and Russell
M. Brooks vice consul to Dresden.
The archives hnve been transferred to
the consulate at Hull which is the
nearest one to New Castle
The action of the iyitMt govern-
ment la said to have been taken on the
grounds flat the two consular officials
were unduly4 active in solirting uuoi-
nesa for the vessels of the United
States shipping board and that at-
tempts were made to coerce British
subjects Into using American vesnils.
Mr: Slater denied this in an Interview
Thursday night. i
Frank Bl Dupre "Peach
Tree Bandit" Hanged
- Associated Press Report.
' ATLANTA Cs4 Sept; l.-Frank B.
Dupre self -styled' "Peach Tree ban-
dit' waa hanged at the Fulton couhty
Ua here at J:4 p. m. Friday fortb
mtu-der eifDeeemner is iaat;oi iroy t;
Walker private detective' who" fried
to atop him Sa HI dash from a Peach
Tree street Jewelry store with a dla-
mond he had snatched from a tray.
w- .' - . - . - -
JAMES DREW PASSES. ... j .
' 'Houaton Post SpeclaL m v f
h BEAUMOriT. Texas Bept l.WSrnea
C. Drew 0 formerly a New Orleans
eandy merrhant dlea. suddenly Fri-
day afternoon at a local hotel. . -
'm-tt-'' -f."" '
NOT HALT EFFORT
FOR FAIR ENDING
Sweeping Order to : Prevent f Shopmen YJrValJcdut
.... vjramea py r eaerai juage w UKerson-r-Mcnon ;
. Taken at Request of Attorney General Daugherty. i
! i: ... . 1 e - - ... ;. .-v .V . -; --v-i ;
.r ' ABgoctated Preag Report.'lf.ft.v'I'C.vl 'fl
WASHINGTON Sept. l.t-Regnrdlesa or the Injunction issued At
Chicago Friday tbe American Federation of Labor will continue to raise
fundi and supplies in Bid of strikers-its president. Samuel Gempers
declared Friday night and will seek. eveYy way to help them to bring
about "sn honorable"adjuatment of thejr controversy.
' United Prwe Report" "j " ' v" ' -'
CHICAGO Sept. !. A aweeplrgt temporary injunction preventing
union heads from conducting the strike ot railroad shopmen was granted
U. S. SHIP
Big Liner Runs Amuck;
Five Other Vessels
By J. B. fOWERS
United Press Staff Correspondent
. BUENOS AIRES. Sept. L An Ar-
gentine gunbeat was sunk and five
other vessels rammed and badly dam-
aged by the Munson liner American
Legion - which became unmanageable
in the ' harbor here when about to
leave for New York yesterday.
The ''American Legion" will sail for
New York tonjght . A checkup showed
four Injured in the mishap'. but none
killed. . - '-"
' Passengers were ordered to remain
aboard the American "Legion" pend-
ing an official Investigation; by the
Argentine government which' .begun
today. . v '
Conference tm way between
h "Uhttc'd BUte mlnlater to Argen-
tina and naval offlclala. "-1. ?
. Other. Argentine vessels damaged
during the brief! sppspentlr.lmless
rush of the ''American Lealon which
wreckpd .lit voo among email craft ih
the erowded hariter work wera;Fatna
a gumSfHUr Oaylotai' i vtWtit iahhvj
Number Three-- seout ahlpTPampa
transport l Patagonia transport.
The "American Legion'-aa far as
could be learned escaped all damage.
- The sinking of tbe Asopardo was
described by witnesses aa very sudden
One version of the mishap was that
tit "ini.i'ti..H f.jkailnn'' ifaahaA thm
Argentine ahlp against the rocks
sending it to the bottom in a few
Only the fact that many ahlps were
Ih the hsrbor to participate In I he
rescue work prevented a big caauSltr
The "American Legion" of 13737
tons la the largest of the Milnsori line
!... hlh hum h.n ..l.hll.hln.
.1.. h..- .n'foa" operatlona waa needed at thla
New York and South American ports.
Ths harbr at Buenoa Aires Is
artificially built in the river Plata
where the stream la about 40 miles
wide. ' . J
The harbor Is Inadequate to aheltet
the large number of vessels that
Constant cars must be used to
prevent collisions. '
Assoc laird Press- Report.
WASHINGTON Sept. 1. An esrth-
quake of pronounced Intensity waa
recorded 'by the seismograph instru.
menta at Georgetown University Fri
day afternoon. Tim tremors begsn at
2:35 p. n. and laatert until after 4
o'clock the center of the disturbances
Mug sot at 000 lilies from Wash-
WOMAN AND CHILD
DROWN AT HUMBLE
A woman and her 4-year-old child
ere found drowned In a barrel - of
'water at Humble at T:30 p; m. Friday.
According to the King Undertaking.
company the woman' name ( Valen
tino and little Is ' known of hem
Meager details obtained over long dis-
tance telephone- Indicated that the
woman and child had met with foul
play -i 1 i1- '''.!'-.-'..j( '? ! . ;
' It wna said the woman had not been
seen for two days whin neighbors
made a Search which resulted In the
Oiacovery. r -
Sheriff' T. A. Binford received a call
about I o'clock and left for Humble to
Anthony 'Army Bill Is
l rassed by. the House
f - Associated lises. Report T
WASHINatON.' :y BcptA -. l.-The
hotree Frtday'nassod the Anthony bill
which would ..authorise tne tpresident
to modify the appointment of army
officer among -eW various grade in
such a way a "to.4ncrease the' num-
ber' of colonels major and cantsirrs
to be niainUtlned iai the reaetax arinv.
H; Wllkeraon.: .r . '.
The petition for a restraining order
was" presented to the court by Harry
M. Daugharty. United Bute attorney
general) who made a lengthy lMtrsonal
argument In support of the action
Daugherty declared the transporU.
tlpn syatems of the country Were near
at eomplete breakdown and that a na
tional disaster -waa near unless Imme-
dlate steps were taken to aid railroad
tin breaking th strike v -;". .-;'. r-' ...
' 1 - tn.1...t I . . . . ' : . .
vumiiki rocitou receni - numeroun
attacks of violence which he attribut-
ed to the strike declaring that mor.
man .w.vve appeal had reached hla of-
fice for aid in controlling the strike
situation- .'.';'. .;.- .''- '
"It Is with great regret that I am
compelled to Institute this proceeding
on behalr of the government" Daugh-erteald-"
tf'Conslderlneelsting conditions and
the welfare of the people Of America
there la no other course and-under the
olroumitance I have not the slightest
rear or doubt the government'! posi-
tion." ?; s; -Daugherty
then outlined the failure
of the efforts made by President Hard-
ing to bring a settlement to the strike '
and quoted from the president's speech
Of August II.' - ... .; v.v
i "Tomorrow It will be aald by some
persons more msllcloua than truthful
that thla proceeding I intended as
a death blow to tb union a." JDaugher-
ty contlnued.:.i..?--if..:i".;V'.'.iT4. f.. ..-
"Let nte-today start the truth on Us
way in: advance that In my Judgment
this move 1 necessary for the protec-
tion and the preservation of the unions
themselves. H . f.et ( .t j ... .
"The government of ; the Usitefl
State Is not opposed to labor ufilons
It they wrforravteuch tunetioni aa an
;bg perfofraeof In' lawful Amrca v
"But It may' be anderstood that so
long .and. to ths) etnt;that I can
speak for the government 4 th Unit-
ed State I wUl use the power of the
government within my oontrol to pre-
vent the Isbor unions of the country
from destroying the open shop."-
;The Injunction was granted as re-
quested of the court . Judge -Winter '
son set September It aa tbe date for
a hearing oat making the Injunction ;
permanent.'... . i .-s.z'-.-k"
The petition waa a lengthy docu-
ment covering more than to closely
typewritten pages. In the first por-
tion It recited-the event leading up
to the- strike clebnlng that' It we
called In violation of order of the
United States railroad labor board. '
It went Into the coal situation de-''
daring that the greatest efficiency in
V1-.IMS) " IlclcnC
time In. order to prevent dire suffer
Ing from the fuel shortage thla winter.
The season's crops ready to move.
win ds unnanuiea unless ane rauroaaa
are abls to get transportation back on
a normal basis the petition declared.
Continuing it states: - .'.'
' "The entire nation will become en-
gulfed In a national .disaster and tji
people will be unprovided 'with food"
and fuel. '-- - w.r '
"The railway transportation system
is Droxen sown or impaired eo aa
to be useless or Inadequate for any '
and all emergencies. - Producers of-
crops sre facing huge losses. Vast
herds of live stock must b moved to
market In time for laughter.' v'. v
The petition declare that while the '
strike Impairs service to some extent'
a complete breakdown might be pre
vented If the railroad were able to
k-mploy new men without hindrance. -; ;
"Only for trie unlawful act of the
men who quit work In preventing hir-
Ing of new men.' the railroad-could
procure the required number ef em-
ployes to fnsure the carrying ot Inter .
state commerce and man" tbe docu- .
ment stated. j -
"Annrniclftiftlfv - Inn1 wtalt trminm
have been discontinued aa' a result ot
"Thousands of loaded freight cars -
are and have been for .weeks stand--.
ing on sidetracks of which the greater ;
number have been purposely and ma- "
liclously disabled to prevent tbem from
being used In the transportation of .
coal and other commerce. 4 '
-'"Thousands of disabled foeomotlves-
u.ina rvsjc SI aa3 iriuBi V ' 1 '
"Operation of numerous ." factories .
have been suspended for want of fuel .
and thousands of employe are de-
prlved of an opportunity to earn sup- .
port for themselves and their families. ;
"In addition to this the vleimis ele- -
-ment of the striking! employes and . .
inose who despise ail governmental
authorities have seized upon the situ- ..
attnit'to create so far aa they are abtu
to'do so a reign of terror by dyaamlt- -"
(Cont'd on Pg. I.) s h9 1 . t v I
ON COTTON BELT
Associated Presa Report!.' (-
TRXARKANA Ark. i Bept' '! i
Traffic on the St Louie 'Southwest-
ern railway Into Texarkana was de-
loured Thursday via - Stamps and
Hope Ark. while three trestles de
stroyed Wednesday night by lire be-
lieved by company official ' to' have
been of Inwndlary origin -were being
replaced. Traffic On the mala line of
the Cotton Belt waa not suspended aa
Indicated by reports Thorsdfly nlgli t
The' burned treaties Were . about t ;
miles' east of Tezaikana ln-Mi!: r
eoOnty.'.ArkansmajS-!" t.: rr -
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