The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, May 19, 1916 Page: 2 of 16
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THE NEWS IN
' DOMESTIC NEWS BEXEFS.
CHICAGO May 18. The difference be-
tween the 11 states where suffrage has
been granted to women and the 86
otheri will be strikingly illustrated in a
' parade here June 7 In which It U ex-
pected at least 40000 women will march
in an etfort to persuade the republican
national convention to put a suffrage
piank in the platform. Twelve young
women in white bearing the names of
the states where suffrage has been grant-
ed will lead 36 girls dressed in grey
with their- hands manacled and their
progress impeded by a ball and chain
have not the voting power. The balls
used will be toy balloons.
NEW YORK May 18. C. 3. Fortman.
deputy Internal revenue collector was ar-
rested by the federal authorities today
.on a warrant charging htm with de-
. inunding and accepting bribes from to-
bacco oealers in return for making false
reports to the government. His arrest
will be followed by that of several other
collectors. It was announced in an effort
to break up a system of alleged grafting
which is said to have cost me govern-
rount more than 1300000. witbiltae last
tt years.; . . .sVie .
' ' KEW YORK May 18. Seven officers
attached to thegarrison in the Panama
. canal sone will have charge of the busi-
ness men's training camps at Plattsburg
this year ft was announced here today.
They will be headed by Major Peter Mur-
ray of- the Twenty-ninth Infantry who
will be camp commandant. Their assign -ment
la due to the dearth of available
men in the Eastern department owing to
numerous tranfsers to the Mexican border
'' WAUKEQAN 111. May 18. Thirty
members of the Kappa Alpha . Phi fra-
ternity here today will be operated on to
. furnish 60 square Inches of skin in an ef-
fort to save the life of Tony Lanueha
-8 years old who was badly scalded last
week. The lad's father was aaphyxiated
' accidently soon after his son was hurt
and the family's plignt attracted the sym-
pathy of the entire city.
JACKSON. Miss. May 18. Delegates to
'the Mississippi State democratic conven-
tion here today adopted resolutions in-
dorsing the administration of President
Wilson and selected eight delegates at
large and 1 district delegates to the na-
tional convention. The delegation will
have 13 votes. The delegates were In-
structed to vote for the renominatlon of
President Wilson -i
NEW ORUEANSLa.' May 1. The old
French Opera house one of the historic
landmarks of New Orleans was sold at
public auction today for $47000 to satisfy
claims against the owners. The main part
of the opera house was erected about 160
years ago. It was estimated the original
cost of the building was about 150000.
MONTGOMERY. Ala. .May 18. Requi-
sition papers were issued today for the re-
turn of Thomss Manly Cant from Texas
to the State prison at Aldrkh Ala. from
which he escaped In 1914 while serving a
life sentence for murder. After bis escape
Gent made his way to the Texas oil fields.
Where he was recently arrested.
OMAHA Neb. May 18. The reslgna-
. tton of A. I Mohier as president of the
Union Pacific railroad and the Oregon
Short Line railroad effective July 1 was
announced here tonight No reasons for
the resignation were given and railroad
officials would not discuss Mr. Mohler's
. TTJUBA Ok. May 18. After holding of-
. fleers at bay for two days at Weekaw
John Weights shot himself through the
head rather than submit to arrest at the
hands of deputy sheriffs from this city on
a charge of assault with intent to kill.
Weight was a bachelor about 60 years
old and had lived in seclusion.
SEATTLE. WashTMay 18. A resolu-
tion opposing the preparedness parade to
be held here June 10 and urging all mem-
bers of organised labor not to participate
in it was made publio here today by the
Central Labor council. The council has
decided to participate In an antimilttary
parade to be given soon.
- NEW YORK. May 18. Luke Kllgalton
was notified today by the state depart-
ment that his son John Kilgalton 28
years old under arrest in Dublin on a
charge of participating In the Sinn Fein
revolt would soon be released.
WASHINGTON "Slay 18. The second
day of debate on the administration ship.
proves it 23c at all druggists.
I i mm
& STEEJL CO.
TABLOID FORM .
ping bill closed in the house tonight with-
out any substantial change being made in
the measure. AU debate will close tomor-
WASHINGTON May 18. American
purchases In Germany though but a frao-
tion of what they were before the Euro-
pean' war have not ceased entirely It
was shown In import statistics compiled
today in. the bureau of foreign and do-
mestic commerce. -Shipments from the
German empire to the United States
trickling through the allies blockade still
amount to more than a million dollars a
CHICAGO May 18. Chicago's new
Young Men's Christian Association hotel
Was onenAtl tndnv. Tha knllHIna i - 1Q
stories high and contains 1821 rooms
which will cost from 30 to 60 cents a
night. One of the small publio rooms Is
designated "mother's room." It is a
wnung room in whloh the slogan is
"write to mother."
nrw vrmv u.v is' ...
mined origin was discovered tonight In
at forward hatch of the British steam-
nip nuiionwooo wnicn is taking on a
cargo of sugar here for Liverpool. The
flames were extinguished before any
damage was done. An investigation is
being made. . j
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ted Commercial Travelers of Oklahoma
and Kansas gathered here tonight for the
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home division. Frank K. Butler of Law
rence is. mentioned for election to the
office of grand counsellor.
WTCWTTi V Mo.. 11 fyv- j.
and Oklahoma Lumber Dealers associa-
tion decided here today to hold the next
mnVftntlnn In -j Aui l. a .
invitation from Oklahoma City present-
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camps of instruction and maneuvers for
tiio umiou oiaies army mis summer have
been cancelled according to word re-
ceived at Fort Riley from the war de-
FOREIGN BMEP NEWS.
CHICAGO May 18. James B. Reynold
secretary of the republican national con-
vention committee today notified all per-
sons Interested in contests ovsr delegates
to the party convention to be In Chicago
ready to present the evidence in their
cases before the national committee June
1. Ha has recelvedrfffiolal notification of
contest in eight States and the District
of Columbia involving the seating of 43
delegates. These contests Include Louisi-
ana 18 and Oklahoma 4. Unofficial notice
of a contest tn Texas Involving three
delegates have been received.
NEW YORK May"l8. Prohibition suf-
frage preparedness and hats will be taboo
at the biennial convention of the General
Federation of Women's Clubs which
an announcement today by the local board
ui iiib(iiciil. norunin were Dusy
today arranging check rooms in the Sev-
enth regiment armory for the 000 hats of
the 9000 delegates who win attend the
convention. Not a hat must be seen on
the floor of the convention.
NEEDLE. Cal. May 18. Twenty houses
in an Indian settlement near here have
been washed away by flood waters of the
Colorado river. Many alfalfa fields are
under water and further damage - rs
threatened. Two -hundred men today
succeeded in preventing the river from
cutting into the industrial section of the
STOCKHOLM May"-17 (via London
May 18) What once was the Ford peace
expedition today formally reorganised
as the "Neutral Conference for Continu-
ous Mediation" with two delegates from
six neutral countries the United States
Swltserland Holland. Denmark Norway
SIDELIGHTS ON TEE WAS.
PARIS. May 18.Ftnance Minister BJ-
bot presented to the chamber of depu-
ties today a measure covering the credits
for the third quarter of the rear which
aggregate 8010000000 francs. He made a
statement showing a satisfactory condi-
tion of the treasury and of the Bank of
LONDON. May 1877 p. mi A Urge
number of British submarines are operat-
ing in the eastern and Southern portions
of the Baltic sea which Is now free from
let. says a dispatch to the Exchange
Telegraph from Copenhagen It was one
of these submarines which sank the Ger-
man steamer Hera the dispatch adds.
LONDON May 18jl2:04 a. mi A dis-
patch from Cbristlanla says the employ-
ers' union has declared a general lockout
and that. 77000 men are affected by it.
The Norwegian cabinet met last night to
discuss the situation
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MaiMlii Prist kttft.l ...
HOME (vis London. Mar 18. 10:18 p. .).
The followlaii officii! eeaiDMnicstloa wss Issued
"In tfie Adsowllo sooe we csptnred rich sooty
In iim siaaltluBs sad autarlsl which
was ' stwndaned by toe enemy Is the
Topete ssd Fsrsortds diss Dor-
Ins Wednesday or Alpine troops extended the
ronqnett to th tmt north of rtrforld ss far
tbo Msttarott sone st tue sonrco of tat Sores
"In the Ledra vallry sftor Interns srtlllery
preparation tbromrbout the olbt of tlie lSth
the enemy st dawn attsrM oar poaitloas on
the alopea of Moats Pari but was repulsed with
"In thr Imriia vallT Tmtrrdav th enemy
rrnvweil by numerous powerful battrries hia
DomDardmit "f our positions on Kgnanni.
all-r which he launched fle violent attarks
each time belns refinlned with aiDfulnary Iocms.
"In the sone between tbo Terragnoio valley
and the upper aatk-o the enemy h rontinued
an nnlnterrupted artillery Bra asalnit the pot-
tiona of our main line of defenae. We rapulaed
the euatomary feint attacks tn the San PelesrlM
valley in the Mannolado sone oa the Fednls
pats so the upper Aatlce aad on upper Cotde-
vole. "On the Isonae front there has bees moderate
mtiwitw . In tk Mnnfalcomt Mtne hv
brlllant counter attack oar troone recaptured
part or toe trencnes wnicn remaineu in uia
euemy's hasda after the action of the 16th."
ENEMY LOST HEAVILY.
PARIS May 18.T-Tte official aUtement fol-
lowa: "Between the Oln and the Alans a stront
enemy reconnolterlns party which was eadeav-
orlns to approach our Unas star Qnannevleret
"On the left bank of the Meuas after s spir-
ited artillery preparation tht Germane tndeav-
oerd aereral tlmea laat niaht to capture the
redoubt In the wood of Aeocourt. Repulsed each
time they suffered eery atTere losses ab cor
us wt esecuted north of MU ZNI at a Bout a
a. m. a eurprtse attack upon a German trench.
The men occupying this position were either
killed or made prisoners.
"At this same time of the day French
troopa took possession after a furious tna-age
ment of a amall fort of the enemy on the north-
east alope of hill 304.
"On the ricbt of the Menae In the Wooers
district there hare been reciprocal bombardments.
"Durtns the nlzbt of Mar 18-17 French art-
store conducted numeroua bombardments north
of Verdun. During the aame night two French
aeroplanes threw down 80 sheila on tht railroad
station at Meta-8ablona.
"Ariatora of the enemy during tht nltht threw
down seeeral bombs near Lunsrllls and Belfort.
They caused mattrial damage of no great im
HAD BUSY DAY.
(Aitociotei Prist Rttori.)
LONDON. May 18 11:19 p. m. The official
'Yesterday tbtrs wts actin still considerable
atrial work. StTtral combats took place. Out
hostile machine la hollered to haee been account
ed for ss it was laat seen descending rertlcally.
"Daring tot srtemoon alter a strong Bom-
bardment tht enemy gained a mine crater held
by ua on the Vliny ridge. Laat night t strong
hostile natrol which tried to rush one of our
ponts near Wleltjt waa drleen back. Today ex
cept ror artillery actiTity aoout Angres ana ot.
tioi tuere was no special incident to report."
The followlnc communication conctrnlne tht
operation in Egypt waa made pnblic tonight:
"Tht general officer commanding in chief In
Egypt reports a successful enterprise agalnat
the enemy st Bayoud and Maglbra. The enemy
made no resistance and fled st once but tht
heat snd deep aand made it impossiblt for tht
pursuit to be tarried very far.
Tliirtr-sli camels a quantity of Turkish
ammunition and on Turkish soldier were cap-
tured at Bayoud and the enemy cams there waa
entirely destroyed." ...
ON AUSTRIAN FRONT.
(Atiociaitd Prist Kmorl.t
BERLIN. May 18. Tht Austrian official an
nouncement follow! : "Artillery combats re in
progress along the whole- front On Doberdo
plateau our sew position " wa extended by tht
explosion of minea. Tht enemy directed a drum
Ire on toe position and then attacked. He wal
"Tht srtllleiy. Are became rery ylolent st
tlmei at the Gorilla bridgehead In tht Km sec
tor near Ftltsch and st aereral places on tht
"Night attacka of the enemy In the Dolomites
against Hexengela and the ridge north of Klen-
berg were repulsed.
"In the sector of Lopplo lake the enemy main-
tained a strong 8 re agalnat our llnet
"Strong aquadrona of military and steal aero-
planes yesterday and tht night before dropped
many bombs on railroad stations and other es-
tablishments of Venice. Meatra. Cormona. Clrl.
dale Udlnt Perlaeardin and Erwlto. Good
effects were observed st all these placet par-
ticularly at t'dine where about 30 antiaircraft'
cannon maintained a 'useless Art." "
FRENCH CURTAIN OF
FIRE HALTED GERMANS.
' (Atsciltd Prut KttartA
PARIS May 18 10:30 p. m The official
communication tonight reads:
"North or A lane we dispersed an enemr de
tachment which attempted to reach one of our
irencues soutn or Nourron
"On the left bank of tht Menaa the tnemr
after s violent bombardment began a strong at-
tack on our poaltloua in the Arocourt wood nud
on hill 804. Our curtain of Art and the fire
of our machine guns stopped the tntmy who
appeared to bare Buffered serious loaaea.
"The artillery action continued very violent
on the whole of tht sector.
"There waa tn intermittent bombardment on
the right bank more lntenae at Let Bpargea."
"Toward the end of the evening vesterdav
after s violent bombardment with trench mortars
and neavy catiner guna a uerman attachment
attacked one of our posts on the esat bank of
the river north of Bteenatraete. The eutmy
wat stopped by our Are." .
REPULSED SAID GERMANS. ..
Atsociatti Prtst Rtport.)
BERLIN May 18. The official statement fol-
lowo: "Western front: Hand grenade engage
ments southeast of Laos continued.
"Three further French attacka on bill 804
war repulsed early this morning. During a
retreat tnrougn fcrnee tne enemy autrerea very
heavv loaaea in the aurrounding onen courftrv.
This refers to attempts to attack made by t
fresh African division consisting of mixed while
and colored French troopa.
"An advance by weak enemy forces southwest
of Kelch Ackerkopf failed completely.
"Eastern front: An enemy struplsss was
Draught down east of Kraacbln.
'Balkan .tout; xntrv it nothing to rtport"
ATTACKS OF ENEMY.
PETROORAD May 18 (via London May 1.
10:18 p. to.). Tht following official statement
waa issued tonight:
In the regions of Poulkarn (southeast of
Rlgai. Olyka and Novo Alekslulev tht enemy
tttempted to approach our trenches but was
repulsed. Elsewhere there has bets tht nsnal
"On the tJaucasns front toward Dlarflebr there
have been sdvanca guard encounters."
GOTHAM POLICE TAPPED IJLES
Interested in Munitions Dealings of
law rim With Allies.
lAstocietsd Prtsr Rtftrt.)
NEW YORK Hay Ji. Arthur Woods
police commissioner went before' the
Thompson Investigating; committee - in
executive session here today to testify
concerning allegations that the police
have made a practice for years of "tap-
ping" ' telephone wires. These included
the taoDinar of the wires of the law firm
of Seymour 4 Seymour while engaged In
a munitions deal tor the allies.
Prior to tnis. Mayor Miicneu. wno is
under subpena made a statement com
menting upon tne - vital interests or tne
United States" being involved In the wire
tapping activities. The- mayor may be
called before the committee tomorrow.
Before ' the executive session was de
clared Woods said:
'You may rest assured tnat the Sey
mour tV Seymour wire would not have
been tapped if there had not been suffi-
cient evidence In our possession to war
rant sucn action. - r
' . ) '. $250000 OasoUne Fire. .
tAtndatti Prist Rtttrti . ! .'
NEW ORLEANS May IS. Fire caused
by lightning destroyed a tank contain-
ing 87000 barrels of gasoline belonging
to the Union Petroleum company'1 near
here today. The loss is estimated at more
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Expulsion of New Tork Presbytery
for licensing Heretics to be .
(Auocintti Prtst Rtport.) .
ATLANTIC CITT N. J. May 1 Presl.
dent John A. Marquis o( Coo college
Cedar Rapids la. was elected moderator
of the general assembly of the Presby
terian church in the United States of
America here late today.
Dr. Marquis was nominated on the see.
ond ballot receiving 618 to 237 for the
Rev. William U MoEwan of Pittsburg
The tethering was oonslderad on of
th most important in the history of
the church. Among matters to be con.
sldsred are an overture from the Cin-
cinnati Presbytery for the expulsion of
New York Presbytery on charges of or-
daining to the ministry men who disclaim
many of the essential beliefs of the church
and the proposed consolidation of the col-
lage board and the board of education.
Reports that have been prepared by
various committees for consideration dur
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These reports compiled in a book of
200 pages which were Placed in the hands
of the delegates to the assembly here
today lnclud some opTimlstlo views as
to the effects which ths war Is having
and will continue to have on religion. The
executive commission of the Alliance of
the Reformed Churches Throughout the
World reports: - " .
"Instead of showing the failure of
Christianity this war has revested the
strength of Christlapity for Christianity
has been the only bond that has not
snapped because of this war. Out of the
present conditions in Europe three facts
are emerging that bear on the religious
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The people have passed from faith to
works. All the countries are full of char
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fering. B-I-M-LT MEETING JUNE 28.
Two Say Session Will Be Held in
Houston Next' Month.
(Houston Post Spiciol.)
DALLAS Texas May IS. The 1916
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association will be held In Houston June
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