The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 211, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 1, 1923 Page: 2 of 14
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i0 HODSTOM TODAY
Fashion' Revue Features
' Program Led by
' Bringing with her the title of "the
' best dressed woman in the world
Irene Castle is scheduled to arrive
hi Houston today for a performance
at the city aaditoriam tonight
The world is considerable territory
od Castle fan admit there doubt-
less are promising newcomers in
' aiaaj a stylistic training camp biding
their time to challenge the title hold-
"' rr. But even in the event she should
' lose that crown the agile I"ne would
not want for honors. She has for
' years been a sort ot guardian angel
t the modern ballroom dance start-
' ing it on the course that has led to ita
present popularity. She is a taotioa
picture actress of note. And more-
" oeer she was one of the first worn-
ea to dare bobbed hair.
This year she is heading a revue
y el "songs dances and fashions. ' The
company will come here from Gal-
veston where it played Wednesday
airs. Castle is fresh from a Eorop-
' ean campaign which resulted in the
' ' sabjugation of all the first-night shock
l troops of the IMccadilly sector and
ia the consolidation of much valuable
territory in the vieinitj of Mayfair.
Daring most of the campaign she
mad her headquarters at the Em-
bass dub one of the strongholds of
. Ue dance in London.
But although her major operations
were eonfined to Britain Mrs. Castle
lecuted a sortie across the channel
' intox France taking laris without
'sertoBR trouble and providing a num-
ber of days of pleasant work for
American newspaper correspondents.
' It was rumored at this time that the
queen of the flirtation walk was
Manning a travel book to be called
J tTremaine Street." bat further eora-
ntiBications on this subject apparent-
ly suffered at the bands of the cen-
Following her occupation of Pans
' the conquering heroine took tribute
from the shops of Max Weldy Pas-
aud Molynm. Maisoa Lewis and
v there in the form of the latest crea-
' tiens of their designers. She then
- gracioiisly withdrew from the town
"having put the citizenry to no incon-
'. eenience beyond the necessity of
- looking after a large number of car-
J In company with her trusted Beu-
v tenant. William Reardon. and the
1 Sjueen's own hussars armed with their
oaint blunderbusslike trombones and
"". aaiophones. Mrs. Castle set sail tor
:-- America with her trophies.
'iti The "new" has nothing like worn
aft them for the revue has only been
' a tonr for a few weeks.
The eight-piece jau orchestra nn-
der the leadership of "Duke" Tell-
mam. is said to play a new form of
music described as "futuristic' Mrs.
Castle and Mr. Reardon perform the
famous Castle one-step the Argentine
c; tango flirtation -Talk "the Dresden
' shepherdess'' and a number of other
aeweitiee with a different costume
: for each. Leo Beers pianologist and
- Mary Howard prima donna are also
with the company.
The Castle revue appears in Hous-
ton ander the direction of Mrs. Edna
W. K under. Seats are oh sale at
' tb auditorium box office.
Berlin Soaalists May
' Withdraw From Cabinet
f . Associated Press Report.
' BERLIN". Oct. 31. The socialist
' party has decided to withdraw from
tbe coalition making up the present
Cabinet unless the Central government
takes strong action against Bavaria.
V if .. f" u
BLAST WAS PLAN
TO HIDE BODIES IN
LAKE COCO SAYS
(Cont'd from Pa. 1.)
the prosecution did not want empha
sised. For instant on was my
contention that ta bodies eouM not
possibly have been In tbe water for
more than 48 hours before they were
found. That was perfectly evident
in pathological fay."
Asked if the pathologists bad been
requested to eliminate from their tes-
timony any reference to the bodies
being in the water only 48 boars Mr.
"Any question in regard to what I
said in private conversation I re-
gard as impertinent I refuse to an-
swer." Paul Sompayrac assistant attorney
general who the Picayune declared
admitted last night that he knew of
the contention of the pathologists
denied it emphatically today.
Tbe statement in the Ttmes-
Picarune that I corroborated the in
terview of pathologists in tw Mer
Kouge on t rages is nrrafeousiy
false" be declared in a written state-
ment A. V. Coco attorney general was
in a distant part of tbe state and
bad not been communicated with this
Claim as to Fees
Associated Press Report
8HREVEPORT La. Oct 31. W.
C Barnett ot 8hreveport chief coun
sel for T. Jeff Burnett arrested In
connection with the Mer Rouge mob
eases but year today denied accuracy
of fig-urea aa to fees received by him
self and associate counsel as stated
by 8. N. Littlejohn in a deposition
read yesterday in the receivership
proceedings against tbe Kn Ktur. Kian
In Atlanta Ua. who added that the
money came from tbe imperial palace
of the kian.
"Littlejohn don't know anything
about the fees where they came from
or their amount." Mr. Barnett said.
"I was employed by a number of in
dividuals against whom charges had
been filed and against whoa it was
rumored charges would be filed or
indictments returned. One of these
psrties was then in jsO. Most of the
others were persons whose names
have never since been mentioned In
connection with tbe 'affair. Part ot
my fee was paid me before I ever
went to Bastrop and before I bad
ever seen the psrties for whom it was
paid. What my fee was and what
the tees of other counsel in the cases
are matters of private business in
which the public baa no more con-
rein in this case than in any other
case in which an attorney's services
"Beyond saying- that Mr. Llrtle-
john's figures are much out of line
I prefer not to disensa the matter In
view of the fact the eases are to
come np for trial at Bastrop neat
Former Bank President
Pleads Guilty to Fraud
Associated Press Report
HUTCHINSON Kaaa Oct SI.
Walter Grundy defaulting president
of tbe Fourth Btate Bank here which
failed recently late Wednesday was
sentenced to a term of frera one to
five years oa pleading guilty to two
counts of embezzlement
Grundy it is alleged looted tbe
bank or about 1150.0UU. The institu-
tion baa been reorganised with new
Grundy recently returned voluntar
ily from California to face the
The beautiful Brocades so stylish and
popular this season blend beautifully
with the new evening dress fabric
You will find a wonderful selection of
Evening Slippers at this store and all of
the newest materials as well are well rep-
resented in many charming patterns.
Style shown here to
be had as follows:
Black Brocaded Satin gold kid d 1 C AA
Cloth of Gold Brocade gold kid trimmings.
Cloth of Silver Brocade silver d1 AA
kid trimming..... tMD.UU
White Brocaded Satin white M C A A
satin trimmings... wlvcUU
$2.00 1 $6.00
State Inspector Holds Up
Salaries of 29 Omers ;
:? ' In Sweep H ;
Associated Press Report
OKLAHOMA CITY Oct SL
Forty-nine employes of the State
highway department were removed
from the payroll today when. Acting
Governor M. E. Trapp refused to sign
their claims for October salary. The
action was taken upon recommenda-
tion of Fred Parkinson State exam-
iner and inspector who made an in-
vestigation ot the department upon
Salaries ot 20 other employes of
the "federal truck" bureau of the
highway department were being tem-
porarily held Bp upon recommenda-
tion of tbe investigation committee of
the lower bouse of the State legis-
lature. Claims ot SO employes ot the de-
partment were approved.
Parkinson's examination was being
extended to the payrolls of other de-
partments this afternoon.
Salary of Lem Butler appointed
by Governor J. C. Walton as statis-
tician of the State board of equaliza-
tion was disallowed upon Parkinson's
Parkinson reported to the acting
governor that the highway depart-
ment employes whose psy waa re-
fused had been listed in the records
of the department "extra help."
PERRYVHXE. Mo. Oct 81. Val
Gardner of Oklahoma City was ar-
rested late yesterday at Wittenberg
by the sheriff of Perry county. He
will be held for the sheriff of Okla-
homa county Okla. oa a charge of
grand larceny. Gardner has waived
extradition for his return to Okla-
homa where it is reported he proba-
bly will be questioned by the legis-
An impeachment article against
Governor Walton involved Gardner.
According to evidence adduced by the
legislative committee residents of
Tonkawa Okht. paid $0000 to Gard-
ner to use his influence with the gov-
ernor who had announced he intend-
ed to cut the appropriation for a
State school at Tonkawa.
"They haven't a thine on me"
Gardner said today. "The $6000
which came to me never reached the
governor. The indictment is simply
to get me back there to testify
vj-R Sure Relief
2S and 794 fteaf Cvew-rxriarw
Patents Obtaine and Trademarks
and Copyrights Registered
Hardway & Cathey
Ph. Preston 47M Houston Texas
Office 428-29-30 Bankers Mortgage
II AKESrAFOLOGY AT
(Coat'd from .Pf. 1) '-.-' .
nature ot Delcambre being used as
evidence f the merger at tbe JJuri.
Northern company. " rr !
lae circular .letter in question was
sent to stockholders of U Rosa City
PetrolMsssv company ; by Delcambre
after a malrity of the stockholders
bad voted ia aersen or by proxy te
merge the concern vtfJr the Petro-
leum Producers' association. It de-
veloped in the evideace presented to
the court that Delcambre voted most
of the stock himself some 18.000
shares out of a total ot 32000 Which
action however could not be criti-
cised. Judge Killita told the attorneys
and jury. . . '
Alleged unauthorised mergers tea-
Coal and Wood
With Duplex Orates. Haa hot blast
down draft extra large ash pit
cast lined and highly nickeled.
HARDWARE CO. O
Why Put Off Putting On
That new winter Suit. You need it and the sooner you buy it the
more service it will give you this season.
You will find it easy to select here where the prevailing styles of high
value suits are in abundance.
"The Original Home of Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes"
404 Main St HOUSTON TEXAS 914 Preston Ave.
The South Texas Fair at Beaumont November 1-10 "
Round trip fare $4.05. Tickets on sale daily October 3 1 st to Novem-
ber 9th inclusive with final return limit November 12th 1923.
Also $2.30 round trip fare on sale Saturdays November 3rd and I Oth.
also for Morning trains of Sunday November 4th good returning on
November' 4th and Nth respectively.
L D. W.
tared the morning session X. Hel-
ey president and general nanager
of tbo Lekeview Oil company Mo.-?
of tos Angeles testified that ha had
receiveo. a merger circular rrom tue
Petroleum Producera issociatioB tiro
posint that his stockholders merge!
wltn tna retroieuss rroaucerr asso
ciation. A They wer signed by. sne-
eial trustee. Heisey declared that bis
earn pany was a geuig dncern and h
paut (nvMeiMa ami waa bow paying
then. He. testified that his company
was organised In 1910. -
A. uatea utue. hock a mui-
wright beatified td the location and
the construction of the refinery
created near little' flock Ark.; by
tM Rose City Petroleum company
which later waa merged with the Pe-
troleum Producers' association. Gales
was superintendent at the refinery at
tbe time of the merger be testified
statins tna. ine reauy property on
or Full of
The Body Depends Entirety oo tin Hoot I
If the Rood b Weak the Body b Weak. A
Poison in th Blood Aich as Malaria can Weaken
tha Body to danferous degree. and reader
the mnscles hiflrm. Malarial Germs iucreaat
.and spread wpldly in the Blood.
destroys Malarial Germs in the Blood and re-
moves the Impurities It Purines and Enriches
the Blood. It restores Energy and Vitality by
creatJnl new. healthy blood. When yon (eel ita
Strengthening. Invigorating Effect see bow it
brings Color to the Cheeks and how It Improves
the Appetite you will thefi appreciate its true
tonio value. Very Pleasant to Take. 60s
A package of Grove's Liver Pllla la andoced wtt ajeesT bstrJn si
OreyvVa Tmxtmte OhOt Ttmlo lot tboac wba wua to
take a Laxative In connection with tb Tonic
Hutchinson & Mitchell Co.
IMS Hart IchaJfnet & Mirx J.-
UORCli C P. ft T. A 00 Texas' Avenue
which tt waa located was ealuabfe.
: Ij. B. Wade Detroit Teiaa testi-
fied te tb merger of J 00 sharea at
the Burb Northern company with the
Petroleum Producers' association
which cost him 25 for the merger. .-
' "Dry Cook's tetter read So good
that. I just couldn't help toeifiiil''
he .said on cross examination. s
' '""' "
Town Criers in" Germany
Shout pot ;Separltisti
'i'Aaaoeiatedi fma Beport. '":
TR1EB RiiineUnd Oct Si -The
Id town criers la tb Scattered moan-
whose newsptperlesa tulagea are well
known to the Oklahoma Texas Call
fornia and other Western reglmenti
of tbe early days of th American oc-
cupation have been pressed into scr-
tie by th Mpbrttlafd. ' ' " 7
Th triera . walk the streets
ringing their well worn bell t at-
tract the attention of tb lanquld
f r V.I A f ; V M
1 . I
s Druteutnt--We$ttrn PjAUn j
PfiDfiN IRON & STEIEL Cp.
' ; : iMOswoitt lUJi AKtofHOt WoatsifsUsuttvicrtrt :
1 ' ' I
THS STfilt THAT MOW
During Thit Big Sale &e Our . Main
Street Window of
More than you've ever seen before at one time un-
less you've been in the United States mint
For Any Purchase of $5 or More
W. C MUNN
Gives a $5 Certificate which is applicable as first payment
in the FORD WEEKLY PURCHASE PLAN when is-
sued by an authorized agent of
And Submitted to
ARMOR AUTO CO.
You have the opportunity of viewing the $70000
Biblical Picture for a few more days only
"THE MAN OF GALILEE"
Displayed on Fifth Floor
"iitaxT' i r 'nj4iirM mi xuikiini. i a
ii mil w ;swrar - warn
ii 'r m spi w muiirwi miiiiaui n lata a .
Pill lu llHl af-iiiiU aV 7 VlllUWil A AlintiiUtilUfffffl'f
inriiira in wji"t ii iii tumistWLjnnmuu ;niv m r mm.
in aaif i ill ti will! r m i i hi jih Mt uiuur. w m. m
Glove-Grip Shoe lifts up the arch
instead of pressing it down"
YOU feel tt thb tnomant yon put them on-hal
snbgn about tha InsUp. It's tha glova-flttlng
featur that makl Qlove-Grip 8h6s so cOmforUbia.
Cum for urr tb ho flu raualy from to towel.-
Yet a 01oY-Grip Shoo i aa handsome h shoe as)
weu could wish aallty and styl in rVetty liaal And
Ucauaa it flu properly it looks well lucps Hs shap
01otQrto Shoe r mad in all the latest shapes
and leathers for both ran and wettett. Most attUa
re priced at from 19 to 111 On of th best-likad
medls for men i The ttal axford mustrated Mow.
It ha tha poptolsf anas
I in and see this smarMooKtaf ws isgusw
see Win Of tb Oik ityUs.
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nopnlatloB afld then tetd-tS. Lit.
new orders and proclamation -natlns
front th roismnsl gorern-
sent headquarter at Coblena.. a ;
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Big stock Plumh TMbt . ( Unt us rut -
or writs today Uf asultfi ana prlot. - j t
AND KItPS WOWNC
toum we ara mm
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