The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 128, Ed. 1 Sunday, August 10, 1919 Page: 4 of 69
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THE HOUSTON POST: SUNDAY MORNING AUGUST 10. 1919. (
Ccnirol Play to Hands
of Profiteers rOfe
Heustoa Peat JSpedaL r
AUSTIN Texaa Aog. V-tt. A. Bhaw
f Teiarkaaa wke ha twem ia Austin
ndinf acttlog at tk fliWM
-u af Tom. C vUdk 'be if -t
fart Vat the oIlowLQf fesafctkma
h were passed by the leeceel "y r
V-iereaa the sradual encroachment
f th federal f o.eniment apoa tae right
i aetMtiet at $h 8tate end upon the
1 ny branches' ef the rrrit ef
which w ere aeViaed appBea
a fere to all the Statea
rcateaa ttie .-Sleetedsec af State aa-
a in regard to axanj jaattere of vital
ortatw and tosda to take from ar
. le ail control ever their agricltvI
t ther eneratfaaa; aad
"' .'hewaa there ia well deiaed alaa I
? iuUeeete eataide ef the State e( Tax-
to exert a aeverfal iaiueaee to
mjt pAt eainio aaionf ear people
reference to thoae thins which af
t them eeaeatieneJlr. ftnaneiaUy and
istrially; aefh ee ssarketiaf . their
m aod pteck varehoaainc the prod
i of the feme and educatinc their
a. The decusatanee and facta
aba aartesttoa that .predatory
acting thfonch foreign a rente and
i - peratiea with the federal fovera-
t tamafh aretaadd philaathrepie
of ceerreaa hep to hrinf eboat
k a eeeditten that in tha near fotare
l the aaarketiaf and educatieaal work
f tliia and ether Statea will be voder
1 ral arre( when it will be Jeee dif-
t to dictate the eonditiooe npon
v uvh and the prices at which the prod-
ucts of thia and ether Statea ahall be
J iiJled and sold. One reanlt ef federal
r frol and foreiga iniaenee will be to
t the nation tha unit ef action Jn all
culoual and aaarfcetinf problem and
io brine ahent each a eeaditioa that a
fin.Unatiea af a few great iaaneial eon
"rm in thia and other nation ran fix
i -ie price which ahall be paid to pre
ucere and levy the pronto which ahaO
te paid by the coaoaraore.
See fhrO to Wtrfcert '
"By each aoatrol all hope ef thoee
ppodaea wealth from the eofl and
t rough taker k the ahepa and auum
I ct unng enterprises of the eonatry will
! deatroyed and a political oligarchy
'-' i moneyed aatoeracy will be eelaa-
hl which will altiaately deetrey thia
' Uics therefore be it - ' ..
"iesolred That the Varmera League
i i ezaa paw ia session ( Aaetta re-
ioat oar gerernor and those (a pu-
Paris Dance Hall o.
News Writer Storm Center
V' ey-HENY' Wales ' : v.
Chicago Tribone Cable. By Leased TTlre
V-- Tha Houston Poet ;T ;.)- -
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;:- PAJKISL Aujt fcWbe Jjetaorie career
af Gerald (Jed J3a two yeara age a
newspaper report er( is Chieago ia tha
amusement life of f'aria J attracting
the attention of the world capital ; v
Kiley'a dance hen in the rehearsal
rooms of the Champa Eleee theater
on the Avenue Montaigne about half
way between the Champa and tha Seine
bite WedDeeday-night waa declared "out
of boasda" to all officers and soldiers
of the American army. " . s - i
According to- informatioa ' at tha
American provost marshal's oi&ca thia
action waa not due to the clamoring of
French rivaja but to the findings of a
staff officer of the general headquarters
of the A. E. F. Thia officer reported
many Americans were drank and fighting
ia the hall and that it waa tha resort
of A. W. O. L. doughhoya. i
Pitched Battle. . - 'J '
American military police immediately
were atatioaed at toe do ef the dance
hau ' Bat they had not been there long
when they attempted to 'atop Americas
aailera from entering the place. The
aailore insisted the military police bad
no authority over men of the navy. The
sailor and other military police arrived
aa the acene and a pitched battle roared
sat aver the Aveane kfeatoignt to the
accompaniment ef Jan music tinkling
from the open wiadow six floors BO.
Daring the. fray a well knows naval
officer arrived. The fray ceased The
officer ordered . the military police ' to
keep their hand off. . - -
. "Navy police will be stationed at this
door tonight" tha naval officer aaid "to
insare that there will be ne interference
by the army authorities with sailors who
want to enter." '.".'.
"I am going to appeal to tha highest
America authorities" Kiley aaid. "I
will demand the reason why my place ia
called out of bounds to the army if the
navy considers it respectable enough for
aaval officer and sailor to frequent. I
can and will if tha occasion demaada
name brigadier general and major gen-
erals who have spent euiet evenings at
my dances and I may include numerous
attaches of the peace conference who
tried to forget their troubles regulating
to woru ay a ntus reiasauon-
reeorta particularly on the Mont
tare bees storming at the suley
For soma months pronrietora of night
martre. hare beea ate
dance kalL' Tha hall was opened soon
after the signing of the armistice by
Kiley and Gae J errier of New Orleans
wno yeateroay lert ran for uonaon.
Kiley went from Chicago to Parla la
July 1917. aa a NortoaBsrJea ambn
lance driver but later he became-a
dviliaa chauffeur for the Paria aupply
keadauartere of the A. E. F. air aervice.
Altheagh danciag ia still forbidden ac-
cording to Paris police regulations and
all amusement places mast dose at U
o'clock at sight Kiley manages to keep
his place opea until daybreak or aa long
aa tha aascara ears to contiane to "shim-
my" one-step fox-trot or tango and
Kiley ia credited with making $100000
sines ths grmistJee .
thority In the Stats to refuse to accept
any donation or appropriation from the
federal government for any State pur-
pose to all cases when the expenditure
of each funds is controlled directed in
financed or restricted by the act or acts
of congress authorising tha donatios at
appropriations or when the federal gov-
ernment retains the right to have aaid
fund paid out through one of its agenta
or when it seeks to 'control the selec-
tion of the agencies through which such
fund are expended.
T favor and pledge our support to
the State department of- educatios ia
all efforta to improve the raral aebooU
bat wo expressly condemn the movement
in thia Stat by inflnencea sstoids ef that
department to have a campaiga for the
betterment of thoee acaoels under the
direction and control of the publicity or
any other agent at . the International
Harvester company or any other foreign
corporation. ..- ..
"We are unalterably opposed to the.
suggestion and plan to invite any one
from New York or any other State to
Texaa to advise with reference to or to
aid ia vuttmc into operation any laws.
maeh baa one no simple a the recently
enacted statute te control taa seigning
it artides at commerce in this State.
Want Csttss Qrvtn. '
. "Wi sdvlas the cotton grower of this
State to look with apprehension ea any
movement which must go to New York
to secure the services of publicity agenta
to present ite object and purposes te tht
fanners of Texaa and to assist ia per-
fecting its organisation among tVm.
Texaa has beea heretofore a pioneer ia
many important sneveme&U and to tha
enactment of many laws copied and fol
lowed by other commonwealth and has
seat her man sad woaiea sot only
throughout ether States but to other
countries to teach to establish govern
meats end instruct them and their peo-
ple la the puree end beet there la ia
national or Bute life and we think it
s reflection as this great oommea wealth
that any officer representing Jier people
or attending to her affair or any or-
ganisation which claims to be engaged
fn efforta to better the eonditiona of her
mhabitanta ahouh seek talent is other
Statea free tha office re of great cor-
porations or from ether ' sources to
come within oar berdere to handle any
great problems in which our people are
concerned. . 1
losbko TniE mr
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First Meeting of Suboommit
: tet to Investigate Condi-1
tiohi i Set foi Monday
WAJHIJNaTW Ag. Oetoroilned
sot to spars ttma sr reaourosa te tto
efforta tev uncover the whole story of
the relations between the United Statea
and hfexieo. Including facta of Mexican
infringementa on Americas .righto during
recent yeara the three members at the
subcommittee named late . Friday by
Chairman fjodge of the senate foreign
relations committee today were making
preliminary plana for their work. . The
subcommittee cos stating of Senators
Fall of New Mexic and Brsndeges of
Connecticut republican and Smith of
Ariaana democrat waa appointed un-
der authority greeted by a reeolution
adopted ia the senate and of which Sen-
ator King of Utah waa author. .
While the investigaUon by. th sub-
committee will go Into every phase of
the Mexican situation and will take many
months to coaaplete it waa expected that
only preliminary features weald S dealt
with peadiag uiimosition of the treaty
with Germany Tentative plana inclose
bearing to be held at point along the
border ss member af the committee de-
sire to get . first hand informatioa con-
cerning any sad alt acta of tha govern-
menta of Mexico and its cituwna ' in
derogation of the righto si the United
Statea and ita dtiaena" --
Senator Fall announced Saturday that
the first meeting of the aabcomatlttoa
probably would be seld next Monday to
discusa plana of procedure. The chair
man aaid comprehenaivs machinery for
hearing including interpreter would
bo provided -.. .
Girl Eighteen Can Not
V Be Made County Uerk
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' Hosatoa Post SpedaL ' :'
AUSTEf Texaa Aug. 9 The attorney
general ha advised the county attorney
at Midland that a girl 18 years of ago
is incompetent by reason of being a
minor to hold th office of county clerk.
It was pointed pot that before catering
upon the duties of th office (Of oevaty
dork a bond mast be gtvea'witb two
or per good and sufficient sureties to
be approved by the commissioners' court
of the county and that a girl 18 yeara
of age. could not make such a bond.
The county attorney at Vernon pro-
pounded the following inemiry whether s
tax assessor is a county having less than
25000 inhabitant would be entitled to
one-half of one1 per cent on assessments
in rood districts and school districts
..The policy. of this torfr thf foundation upon which it iikuUt---uUt.c
Services-Value; have made o known as Houston's Best Store For Men. . i
-Shout4 an ptjrchhscr mtde hcrc prove unsatigfactory your money will be
fcneentiir refunded. ::
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Sale of ;
To repay oar customer for the inconvenience
caused by the final alterations in our store
we have grouped several hundred high class
Summer Suits for quick clearance. The public
knows just what to expect when we announce
a special sale the best values in all Houston
A pplendld sssortinent af Coal Cloth Palm
Beach Seersucker and wmta ..Bolts; not a-
complete line of sizes la every assortment but
a food assortment of patterns In every slse.
Tenthfql wsiit scam models two sad three
button eoosemtlve styles la PsUn Besck sta.
kair and enihj a generous selection of tha best
ssUnf stylss.' ... . '
(";- Eztri Values at $12.71.
light worsteds fine tailored mohairs tropical
sad linens. The purchase ef est or two of
these Butts Is a flae Investment for aext season
Extra Values at flJ.JV ' . "
tr 1 ii inn r i n V
WAIT WOH THE ?
OPKNINO Of THE
Landers Co. Boys' Shop
The Store That Will Reduce the Cost of Bo yV Clothing In Houston
Very shortly the Lender Co. Boys' shop will open for business; located on the ground floor In a firs
proof building la ths very heart of ths chopping district. We will show the most complete stock of
boy's Clothing in Texas and ear mJl profit policy will save mosey for onr patron wait. :
MAIL OR0EK8 PROMPTLY FILLED
In addition to his other fees. Ths St'
torney general answered that the as-
sessor is entitled to one-half of one per
cent on each $100 property valuation
The department advised the county
attorney at Blntoa and the State super
intendeot ef public instruction at Austin
that a vacancy in tha office of county
superintendent cas set be ailed by ap-
pointment because neither the constitu
tion nor the sUtutee confer authority
npon any officer or. body to fill such a
vacancy by appointment ' It waa held
that the power to elect to an office in-
cludes the power to fill a vacancy; there
tor.' ths vacancy must be filled by s
special election. Asthsrlty U given; by
statute to order election- where va-
ceaoiea are to be filled by special election.
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Staio jTspKer: Bill Veto M
- It Given Explanation
v : Hosstos rest BpecUl '';'
' AtjSTIN Ttaaa Aug. sVp-Oovernor
rtobby's reason for vetoiug ths bill fixing
the salary ef court stesographara at
1800 per anaum plua a eerteta pereent.
age of fie earned eras that the bill
sought to give ana party to a r-tf th
right to hv the transcript la narrative
form; whereas the present law make It
a matter of agreemtnt 1 between the
partiee and ths governor could see so
BftAanaiABk sasi whim awkaatiarev . t t
AUSTIN Texas Aag . Wearfy every
tore and other supplies having been
economical with - appropriations to see
voas uey lasies nrouga. wits wis ap-
proach of the and of the fiscal year they
are "cleaning up" oa the remnant of
the mosey sad catting everything they
sseyeyai asss a as a asai msj wvuv nu ee .
o Eivis-MDnicn (Po.
CEHSfCCri MAIN AND TRAVIS OTRECT9
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im ii sin. in .mi ii in i sis - ;.s w -fi ' J's Y
vfv 10 vljr showing ours Is an unusually comprehensive '
f one inctuomg as w aoes eacn a provca lasnion aeveiopea in
J T ths aeeentswt' material an trImmM with rar snvwl tas. -
The display provides designs for dress seral-dresa business .
street and sports wear each model disclosing the spedfle "
purpose for which it was created. The rariety Is such that .r
the chooalng is simple. The prices ranges - '
$2.98 to $12.50
A splendid lot of dresses made of Satin; Charmeuse
Serge TrcotlneTaifeta and Crepe-deChine each
presentlnr some tiew end .' fascinating whim of
fashion In models materials and methods of trim'
mings. Colors are black brown navy taupe and
burgundy the prices ranged- " j .
$13.98 to $39.75
The New Skirts
: From "among the several hundred in Our . first
Autumn display of skirts it will be an easy matter
i to select one to your liking. Assortments are com-
plete in every particular Satins Serges Velours
'.etc.; in solid colors checks; stripes and plaids in
regular and extra sizes the prices range
$5.98 to $14.98
Any summer hat in our store none
reseryed. Women's and misses
trimmed leghorns milans and Uscre
haf s also children's milan straws '
' sailors and pokes trimmed with ribeV
bon streamers in black white and '
colors. Up to (12.50 values 4 Aft
- to close out choice . . .) I sjUU ;
Women's and misses trimmed sum" '
. mer Bats several hundred tp dost fs
put Up; to $5.00 values at OC '
( choice ......... -tOC ;
;A big UMe full of Geor;
gette and 'Crepe-de-Chine
waists slightiy. mussed
from handling; in white
flesh and other desirable
"shades; all sizes 38 to 44.
. $4.00 and $5.00 values to
New Fall Waists in regu-
lar sizes and stouts priced
$4.91 to $9.95.
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Women's muslin and
crepe gowns teddies and
satin and crepe-de-chine
camisoles in white and
flesh." $150 to $3.50
values priced for a quick
clearance $1.98 ' OQ
$1.49 and yOG
Silk Hose-A new lot in
black and colors priced
especially a pair IJQn
$198. $149 and .. DOC
:$25.00 to $35.00
Odds and ends of Georgette Crepy
de-Chine Taffeta end Satin dresses ?
about 100 to close out These dresses
are suitable for immediate and early -
fall wear nearly all sizes and a good . .
range of fashionable colors up to -$35.00
values: Aa long as tl 9 QQ
they last choice. ... ..... P I wi u0 '
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At $19.75. we offer several hundred ?
Satin Crepe-de-Chine and Georgette
Dresses worth op to $45.00. '
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l it IS'?." vaa ' nil 9
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lns"e rrM tki flH Hi
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HOlt CAPITA!. AVNUB-.
Stl US rOH VOUR rRAMINO
wa auARANTaa to tisasb.
. ' BUY .
; Emerson Fans.
:T Tb Fan Guaranteed )
Firs) Years ..e
iWen Qsc & Ccr.t'g Co
111 Mela Street
A-B Gas Ranges
j. CAfc fATMCNTS. .
Houston Gas & Fuel Co.
Sereee OsbU.i ena Psnnla- r
-.' Tetehe rt.n te ia
Acme the Standard in Brick
Acme has been setting the standard
for the past 2? years. s when you buy'
t : v Acme brfck you are cashing in on
" : these long years of experience. 'And'.'
V in this period we v have developed ar 4
v.. '''(realiSeirvice Department V - V1'- i) :
t-face Brick- Mortar Colors
Common Brick Fire Brick
Write Dcpt D. for Color
pjatw find Utcmtvre"
'Build for the Centuries I' ;
with Acme Brick"'; ' .
Acme Brick Co.
Houston Bales Office 1 415 Union National Bank Building
'- : : JENNINGS VANDA VEER CO -
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