The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 63, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 6, 1917 Page: 1 of 16
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AS lEAtZS JTETiE GEEETED
iSTar Bongs of Sixties Sang by Omp
. or Tonai? ilea irom Portsmouth
YaVt Dreiaed. in Confederate Gray.
. rj.WOO.Tetentnt oa Htad.' '
Uuteiu4Prttt aWt) I -
waoowuiviir J on vewnuw
tn TlaJton la Waaatngtoa by the
. :" tboaaanda for Uu; twentyerenth a
anal reunion ot the United. Conf4er-
"7 "ote Ttterane Joined Tneede in Mn
' - Preeldent ; WUeoh a. great oratton
V 4 en ho welecAned : the aoldlert of
.V .Ipitle land to tho national eapltat and
; ' told.thenv. that the oonntry was begin
.' aldg to QQderatand thai one of. tho pur-
-poaea or proTidenoe In aoeplng the na-
.tton nntted -waa . tor . the opportonltr
" now before Amertea to tight tor liber-
t and mankind. m doaaratlon that
? 'the day .was one of gladness becaoso
of the aacred memories -and Of a' re-
dedication o a united eoCntrr.to thoeo
prlncipiee ; that bate toade America
-' great among the nations ot the earth
M greeted-byV the Teterami Vlth
j roiming cheer.'. . - i;
' Th areat halt in which th president
- 1 apoka wh QUad with thousanda and twlea
. .that many had to b turnad away becaiik
4 of the lack of room t-.'
. "WhlU walUn for the president the
veterans and visitors cheered the vart-
ous . leaders as they came on the plat-
('. Arm. The Marine band kept the.old aol-
' ' diem in a Joyous humor by ptayins the
; beloved airs of the South and each tme
i. they swuni into "Dixie" the "rebel yell1
wouttl. go ringing- through the hall.
. 'A. -group of youn men from Porta-
t anouth Va. dressed In ray Confederate
. . jackets. aanaVIf You Want to Have
: Good Time Jne the Cavalry" Maryland
My Maryland' and other tunes to which
the young- men of the South marched to
s .battle in the Me.
I 1OM TINTS NCKOED
v. TO ACCOM MOOATK VITO .
The Bomber of veterans her i esti-
w mated at hearty 7090. Tents provided for
them on' the TJnlon Btatloo plasa could
-not aocoramodate all of tho lata- camera
and nearby buildings to K utiliaed.
'tifrwais -:wbe ;h..hMcs. ofv th
a .Jaagemeate fog tho aooommedatloDa eatl-
mat the attendance aa one of tho latcaetj
. fstherints In washingtoo hi some ii me.
' : : Many of tho leaders declare .thUjiYtbe
- 'largest reunion In point 6fattendanoe of
vtsltora ever held. - ' 5 (
The presentation of a United. Btatea
( flag to General Harrison conunaader 1a
chief ot tho Confederate Teteraaa at tho
.; Initial meeting of the reunion by Colonel
V Andrew Cowan of tho Grand Army of jko
. . Repubila' was the signal -for opstrlotlo
' demonstration- led- by veterans ! and in
ty ;rhlch the women and visitors who peeked
- toe nan to tee aeora aaaroiy jotnea. too
Btars and BUIpoo wore bung aide V aide
with the Stars and Bare behind the pro'
Aiding officer and will remain throoghoutfoaothor of tha.epeaksre recommended no-
' Teningjof bis four years at the Georgia
Military academy where he learned to
love tho Stars and Stripes. Oenerel-Sar-rlaon
"lor four years I learned to hrve an-
other flag tho Stars and Bars which
' you have truly said was borne with honor
. through the war and. furled with-honor
at the end. And so long as red blood
flowa In our veins wo win herlsh Its.
herolo and tender memories. Now that
-tho war- of sections has ended and-our
' country Is again united my love for Old
' V. . ; (Continued oa Page Two.) .
BJoSBSsssoBesejqej ajnyej ejej erwwwmw fseeeooese
' . . (Am! Prtu Rifrt.)
A raid by a equadron of Oermaa airplanes over the counties of Essex and Kent
j England serves for the moment to distract attention from the maneuvers on the
". tv.tti. tnats. where for the moat Tjart artlUery ongagemenU still .are la progreas.
v About II ot the German aircraft were engaged la the attack during which bombs
.were dropped and two persons weror killed and twentynine Injured and material
damage resulted la resldenUal sections. British aviators succeeded la driving off
. the lnvadeis who tost two el their machlnea. -
The Brltlab and Germans near Wytsohaote. la Belgium stfil are engaged la a
violent artUlery duet which probably la the fororuanor of a groat Infantry action at
aa eaVly date. Already according to Borlln the Brltiah after having hurled groat
quanUtiea .of steel against the German defenses stopped to see tho result ot the
- work of their guns but were lorooo oytne
' .ti.ihi vain of Brltiah shells aamta
' There has been ao resumpUon oa tho
' facing tho Germane of tho Inteaso battles
" Otwts there have dio-down. Jn.:tolumo..i
- Poring Tueeday It Germea aeroplaaea
'the western battle front. II of them having been orqugnt oowa in airngnang.
- . Tho British themselves tost' flvneMB 5 r "
ADDarenUy" the Anstrlaas on the front
aggreesora against the Italians but according to the Rome war effloe their attacks
have ail mob) repulsea except souta oi jamamo -wnere aseauiw compejiea tne
-Italians to give tray. - ' ' ? ' "
C' - A British squaaron has heavily twmbardon the Oermaa naval base at Ostond
.Belgium and ale has sunk a German torpedo boat destroyer and put to night five
. other German vessels of this slaea la the North sea. r' . ' .'I
1 1 v An' Austrian destroyer has been sunk i the Adriatic by aJBritlsh submarine fa
4 Th relative luU ln the war theaters has had no counterpart In the field of
polities. Where ovonta are moving rapidly. v.The opening of tho- Austrian parliament
iss caused something akin to eoastoraatloa -'In the Oermaa press and the pan.
German organs oopeeiany are ruieo win
I - loa In the dual . monarony. . -ineir. unemsisess s wiw .iase on we vans wa! we
I ' v - German party Is la vory. marked minority la the Auatriaa chamber of deputies.
while the fall of Count Tlssa.ln Hungary
1 and ether anti-German eismenia.
r- tiiu.t th aibiatloa remains oonfused and obscured by an manner of conflict-
' lng and sensaOdhal reports. : .Two- events however have given fresh heart to Wen
wishers of the mfant repubUev Th first is tbe-eerlng arrival tn Petrograd of the
American commission and the. seoond Is the appointment of Oanoral Brussiloft as
- cemmandaf la ehlef of Russla'a army. . Ckaoral BrussUoff. anjoys she. reputation ot
- being not' only a brllHant field commander bu strong and self-reliant man. and
Ills appointment Is 'taken as a fresh Indication that . Minister of War Xerenakys
promise of a vlgorouradmlatotraoa was
" The Prussian Junkerl are still putting
tlons and. Indemnities.- They have apparently abandoned tho Idea of a separate
' jeaco with' Russia 'and axe now discussing tho " dismemberment of that country.
Their boasts have soon met with the passage by the rroheh ohamber Ot deputies by
an overwhelming majority of a resolution declaring that peace can only bo based
on the return of Alsace-Lorraine-to Trance and the evacuatloa and restoration of
the r- ''" InVaded by Gwany ' - - I 1 i H " ' '
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- ArBMasherle fmn at BeoaMO at S s at.
tsmuy M.a. as level nadisa. .
Soartse Wedenday. iJO a. v.av.- ssasat' t.-tl
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" Antl vice mass moating at "the riret
Methodist churoh.-a p m. ' 1 . -Vet
North aide Soelai Center entertainment
at North Junior Hloh echool a P. (
Semi annual membership meeting of the
Young Man's uelnese league banquet
halt thy auditorium. 7-JK p. m. .
.-' f . "'fetAiiuaaMgNf a. .' T-"
lata thoatsri ?Tbe aisvo.-.; . J.;s;-
Zee theaten f Unconquered."
.rlnoe theatori : "Clvilutatlon."
' Crown theater) "Atonement"
Res theateri "The yvetf of Ooatre.
; Key theateri "The Neglected Wtfe.'
Queen theater: "The oquaro I
Man - '
Liberty theaten "The Spirit of Bo
manoe." v i ...
oen-parki Froo vaudeville
an oawimg. .
PA1I-GERU A11S WOULD
BIom acd Imli Keynote ot Meti-
ng HeU at Esses ;
Speaker. Thinki lislaid and TJU-
. nine Could Easily Be Detached '
From Territory' of
AtsecUtti Prtu Rtfrrt.) -COPENHAGEN
via London Juno t.
A program for the general dismember-
ment of Russia was put forward at a
meeting at Eesea of the newly formed
Hhelnlech-Weat Ph alien branch of tho in-
dependence committee . for German
peace the organisation' of the pan-Qer-maaa.
3looA and Iron was the keynote
of tbefoeetlng and the spemkors advo-
cated fkr reachlnt plans of Oonnaa tetft-
YI4 Vriaoiplo opoafeer eelaVoj;H Was
dgoleaa to attempt aeparnU peace nego
aaucni with: tM Russian prptlahmal gov
ernment. but suggaated that advaatage
might -bo takaaw of present conditions In
Russia to. approach tho Finns and Utfle
Russiaaa with peace- propoeala. Ho as-
aorted that Finland and Ukraine oould
easily be detached from -Russia" The
speaker further advocated tho aebraro by
Oermany of Uthaanla. and Courtond and
their oolonisatlon ; by tifoe.eot German
speaking Russians from the Interior of
the Slavic dominions thus weakening.
Rnasla and establishing a complete bul-
wark ot independent states east of Gar-
many ana-Ausinartitmgmry. i
Professor Bunch ot Marburg University
cording to tho Koelnlsche zeitang. the
imposition of war Indemnities la the form
ot raw materials such as Sweden exacted
from Prussia after the thirty years war.
Professor Busch also said: ?
"Only cranks trust la international con-
ventions and as for disarmameat treaties
they are not worth the paper they are
written on. Neutrals aa history shows
have always tried to spoil the triumph of
the vlctorl Preeldent Wilson ptays the
aame role of Napoleon m.. after the bat-
Ue of Ssndowa but Wilson may also
hi. u. :Vr the sword remain
unsheathed until dtnlomaoy has spoken tts
uerman nr w return y. war pwuvw
was' resumed !
part of the line where tho hVoach are
of Saturday and Sunday and the artlUery
.were aooounted tor by Brltiah aviators on
from Oorisia to tho son are ettll the
gioomy preamimoa.ovor ine pouuoai aitua
has given renewed confidence to the Csoob
. . .
Botaa W bmH-i-::'-y?'
forward extravegant programs of annexa.
FOR UM SERVICE
First VZ'xj Cdzzi litt Ttkea h
tzi Aj TrctL!e.V V;; ;
covnicns c? states eepcxi
5CCLETE Cmi FREYAEED
t -I 't. ' 1
Thotuands of Additional Carda Were
" Called For bus Tew Bnlingt Were
Aaked Beoaue of Perfection of the
lfaohiiHiry of War i Department
;: f;".?;S::' ' '-' 1 ' '
' (Aaaoeiated Prets BnOetln.) .
. WASBINQTOK Janeo--'Vyhen the
prayogt " .Marshal ; : general's office
okjsed. at mldnlgat no registration re-
port from any State had been received.
Provost Marshal General Crowder
said no did not expect registration re-
ports from any States until Wednes-
- :' ' iAttiU4 fin Rtpirt.) . -.V--.
-WASHINGTON June a-7en 'mo-
lion young Americana enrolled them
selves Tuesday for : war aerrtoe.
Registration day with but a te
weeks of preparation saw tho first
military census' ever k taken in the
United-States oompletfed without a
single untoward event ot consequence.
- Tho manhood of the nation obeyed
tho presldent'a call and Tolnnteered In
setting at. naught all- tho
schemes and plotting pf :;Oertaan
sympathisers and the few cranks who
have agitated against registration.' It
remains but to select the men who are
to go to the front. ; J 't
From every State oongratulatory mes-
seges came Tuesday night to Brigadier
General Crowder. provost marshal
eral federal aopervising officer of the
great enterprise. While no complete re-
turns from any State were transmitted
up to a late hour 4he governors were
unanimous !n reporting that complete
quiet had prevailed throughout-the day
and that a fun registration was indicated.
Tho early reports showing a full turn
out all over She country Indicated that
inn esu mates or tne census bureau as to
the number of men within the specified!
age limits would be verified by the count
With the . dosing; of each- registration
product officials 'went at once to the
task of sorting sad classifying tho cards.
tbmo .io much work to be done In order
tadt too brief ytst4 which eecrt go
eraor Witt make U General- Crowder
the registntioa office his 8tat' ay go
ftrwai'lrmptly V''p'-'-i. r-' fytsp4
General Crowder Is hopeful that an-
other at hourawiM see the full record
oTthe country en hU desk.
Tho atate department was called upon
for additional cards Tuesday by the thou-
sands. ' f -
Few eleventh hour rulings were found
necessary. The system devised by Gen-
eral Crowder of Invoking f be . political
machinery of the nation in the task
worked with c smoothness that spoke of
perfect oo-operatlon by State oounty and
municipal authorities. ' -
Department of Justice officials had ex-
pected only local or sporadic disturb
ances and had predicted that tho men op
posed to registration would not resort to
force anywhere but they took every pre-
caution. - . -
Every man In the field had strict or-
ders to arrest offenders promptly and nail
them before federal authorities. 'The aue-
eesa of the planafpr the work of the men
m But new m the splendid order that
prevailed generally surpassed even the ex
pectation of government officials.
The reports showed that the registra-
tion passed without even such exciting
disturbances as mark a general political
election. . '
"Ho Hint of -Slaoken
l ... - ." lAtfcUfd Prtt'RtP0rt.) .
WASHINGTON Juno I. Registration
day developments were summarised by
the committee on publlo Information
Tuesday night In the following state-
ment: ' -' .-J'l ' : . ".
"Nearly le.9O0.0oe Americans of muitary
age registered today for service in the
army against Germany. The registra-
tion was accomplished In a manner meas-
uring up' to the highest standards ot
Amerteanlam young men came to the
registration places enthuatastto;' there
was no hint of a slacking spirit any-
where. . :
'' "From every State reports were receiv-
ed showing . that the sporadic conspira-
eies to thwart the first sup toward the
meblllsatlon of aa large' an army as the
country may need to bring the war to -a
victorious conclusion .bad failed utterly.
The department of Justice had a tremen-
dous machinery ready to cope with these
conspiracies hut it proved to the nnneo-
eseary.'t ' --- w-.'V';'
Arrangements had bean made by the
department of juatloo aad thv war de-
partment to secure immediate telegraphic
reports upon any outbreaks or trouble-
some ooourrenoes. The department of
Justice was la touch with Its own secret
service stents and local police authori-
ties throughout the country and tho war
department was- la communication with
? i Coatlni..o.Page Xw
Doins Guard Duty
: RIO JANEIRO. Monday Juno t. The
chamber of deputies voted Tuesday oa tho
motion - of Deputy Mawrido. lacerda 'to
authorise tho sabUng of a laoseat of on-
gratulatlmis to the oengress of the United
States on the. arrival. of aa Amartcaa
going dispatch Is the first published -formation
bf the relieving of British aad
rrench cruieers in the waters of the
Western Memlsphsre with Aitieri can war-
ships. For the present the navy depart-
ment withholds i further tnformatioa or
comment upon it. " .
PRICE FIVE CENTS?
Six Dtcjcn Eiie Battle Fit.
njikh Airjne -.3ombed German
Harai Baw tt Ortend While
; ; v Wtwhipa .
: IX5NDON. June lAj German destroy-
er has been sunk and another damaged
Id a running fight .between six German
destroyers aad :Comnadore TyrwhiU's
squadron; the admh-alty announces.
According to the Evening News corre-
spondent when Commodore TyrwhiU's
squadron first sighted the Germane they
wore five miles distant. They had ap-
parently put to eea In fear of bombard-
ment from the sir um water. When they
tried to- regain por the British squadroa
drvtdad latotwolmos. . A British destroy-
er opened the 1 engagement aad her fire
damaged S-J0 etaott Immediately.
Tttea . a British.'' cruiser Joined In the
engmgementi The S- soon began to
sink. . A destroyer rescued seven oar'
rlvors during the ehase of the remaining
five Gorman oestroyera. -This
continued aatO the Germans had
reaehod the Jmlaed waters off the Bel
LONDON June Wk The German naval
base at Ostoad. on ths Belgian coast has
been bombarded y Brttlah warships tho
admiralty snnouneee. - Tbe British forces
were undamaged. v .
. Tho ext of the admiralty announce'
ment 'tif't!Wst '
. "The ' vice admiral at Dover reports
that -tho enemy naval base and workshop
at Ostand wore heavily bombarded early
this morning. Many: rounds were fired
with good resulta-The nemy chore bat-
teries returned x)ur..flre but our bom-
bardment farces suffered no damage.
."Commodore Tyrwkttt also reports that
bis force of tisht ertiisers and destroy
ers engaged six (Mrmtn destroyers' at
long range In a running fight. .One of
(bom the- 8-M was sunk by our gun Are
ana . anotner aivoreiy umuu. . . seven
survivors from the B-tO have been picked
up. . There- were- bow eaaiaiues oa our
JJOtfDOS. Juno -A dispatch 'from
Lriuahlng says thai: thd bombardment of
Zeebrugge Monday-night was. the most
fjonnloabieainoe tho amr.lMgahy ;Ths fleet
- 'MLmagom"t navtea omvere". eays
the dispatch; -f or laxplortonr Were bear!
eonunuousryt untu s roiocsutms morn-
lng Several fires -were seenb- The Ger-
man batteries replied- forcibly but owing
tv um mist ivusa. n vuuduii racece oe
British ' ahipe. which probably escaped
without a bit. T
- -"This -morning German soldiers were
busy cleaning np the debris and removing
the dead and wounded." -'
EigHt Los Lives :
In Kansas Tornadoes
?fe5iiss Prtu Jbsert.)-
KANSAB CITT . Mo..- Juno C Tormv
doeev high Wind and heavy rains through
porrions of Kansas and Missouri Tuesday
night collected a toll of. eight reported
deaths many persons more or lees seri-
ously Injured much property and crop
damage and brought small rivers aad.
creeks to' alarming stages. The most
serious loes of hie occurred at Richmond.
Mo where two women and a child were
knied and three negroes seriously in-
jured. The dead:
MRS. GERALD BROWN; MISS FAN-
NIB MX3AUQH sister Of Mrs. Brown;
KENNETH BROWN 20-months-oM son
of Mrs. Brown.
In Kansas the storm's fury apparently
settled to Bhawnee county where a atrip
one - mile wide was devastated from
Eskridge to Bishop a dlstaace of about
U miles. ' Two men are reported killed at
tho totter point.
i' A negro boy -was killed at Lawrence.
Olathe. Kan. 20 miles from this city.
111 Ml ViflltAd hV K
tornado ana sev-
eral nouses' demollsheo. two persons
were seriously Injured. Lamed Bt. John
aad Trousdale nearby towns reported
damage from the storm.
One maa was killed at Elmont near
Topeka and that town virtually rased.
Concordia Kan. reports a terrific hail-
storm which severely Injured crops and
Greht Bend Kan. states there wss heavy
damage caused there by the high wind.
Considerable property damage is under-
stood to have been wrought at Lexington
Junction Braymer and CougiU Mo.
Southern Men May
Be First Wood Says
. Atettt Prut Ptttrt.
BIRMINGHAM Ala. Juno I. General
Leonard Wood commander of the South-
eastern department of tho. United States
army In an address here Tuesday pre-
dicted that Southern soldiers would bo
among the first troopa to be sent to
. "Vary likely we wlU have to send s
minion men or two million men. across
tho sea." General Wood said 'aad per
haps leave many thouaeads.of them there
so the thing for uk to do in America Is to
make munftioaa raise big- erope aad train
our' men woU. I expect that oar South-
ern aoea win be among (be first to go." -Oesteral
Wood was the principal speak-
er at the raising of a flag on' the recently
erected municipal flagpole Tuesday after
noon. ' Earlier la tho day he reviewed a
patriotic parade u which mora than M.ON
ueo women anu cnuurai parcnea
Attempt to Wreck Gen.
v -f ' .'iHrMrVnt'lbmll :-k Z
BIRMmaHAM. Ala-.' Juno .-It was
learned hero ; Toesday i. that an ' attempt
was made to wreck the aiabama Great
Sonthera vtrato' WWch bore .General
Leonard Wood from Oiattanaega to Biro
mlnghem Monday night. - I-aengere ee
tne train confirmed a report tnat a large
h was tied aoros tho track about .tour
ai'a south of Chattanooga. '
1 he ke; Was placed on the track on a
hit ' embankment. It wae said. ' ' ".
t 'it-era accompanying tfol. Wood
1 to C"inmnt on the i air.
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AGAIHST TAX BILL
Saute Fcisce Cesslttee Besieged
bf Basinesi Gea.
Liquor Taxes Rnallj iKipoied Of
and Hew Tax Tropoted on
Autot llay (3iaago Fost-
x ' . age Bate.
WASHINGTON. June I. Demands
from business interests for eleventh
hour changes are making she senate
finance committee's task of redrafting
the house War tax bUI lncreasingty diffi-
cult as tho work aeere a close. - -
"Tremendous pressure Is being brought
to bear." said Senator Lodge republican
member of tho committee Tuesday night
"Hundreds of telegrams and Utters are
received daily. A score ot lobbyists are
also personalty active."
The committee hopes to complete the
bill by Friday. -Worts continued Tuesday
and the liquor and tobacco taxes finally
were disposed of.
Revenues of tlSLOOO.OfO from .liquors
including beer and about f4l.0Q0.000 from
tobacco products ' estimated1 from the
house rates are expected. to Show bur
slight reduction by the committee's re-
vision despite its decistoar to piaco pro-
hibitive taxes upon grain used In dis-
tilling whisky and other spirits.
u. A new federal license tax upon auto
mobiles of 1 per cent of their original
selling price to be paid by owners Is being
considered by the committee. It was dis.
cussed at some length-Tuesday without a
Taxation ot newspapers magaalnee and
other publications also was reopened
Tueadav when several members of the
committee Informally received' a delega-
tion of Pittsburg newspaper publishers
headed by former Senator Oliver who
urged adoption of the house sone plan
nmvldlnsr for lnarease. of second class
postage rates. The committee took un
der advisement the arguments made by
the Pittsburg publishers against the pro-
posed substitute tax of 1 per cent upon
publisher's advertising receipts.
The committee decided that the In
creased (axes previously announced upon
clears and cigarettes should become ef
fective within 10 days of passage of the
kin I nt Mil of after 10 days as proposed
in tbe bouse measure. wit also agreed- to
exempt from the railroad or watee.trase-pertaMosT-
Aempanles- of nelsons- carnival
aad other junusemee.
erate -with mow own
a . . in .J .
Not ta Go to Front
' iAutaMit Prtu Ktptrt.)
WASHINOTON June 6. General Gug
UelmotU roUitary attache of (he Italian
war mission will remain in this country
after the departure of tbe mission to su-
pervise ODcratton of a plan designed to
solve the. problem arising from the un
certain status of Italians of military age
In this country. - This question raised
upon the entrance ot the United States
into the war Is one of the most Impor-
tant discussed by the mission with Amer-
ican officials. Italy wUI not bring up the
Question of whether these men should
serve In the Italian army. It Is learned
and there will be no regiments of Italo-
Anfericans sent to the front - Through
General Ougllelmottl however the ltal
lan government will endeavor to recruit
here as many of its subjects as possible
who are not naturalised.
Ths United States felt th mission was
informed that If all Italians considered of
military age by the Italian government
were to be sent to thela native land the
labor problem Here would be seriously
accentuated. . M
The. mission held a brief meeting Tues
Amir at which nlans were serfeeted for a
series of conferences to begin Wednesday
which will enable the mission to conclude
its business by - the end of the week
leaving It free to enjoy tts proposed tour
of' the South and Middle west in com
Troops Called Out
To Quell Disturbance
Auocititi Prtu Rtfert.)
BUTTE. Mont.. June 6. A parade here
Tueeday night of about 00 men and
women apparently o( foreign extraction.
started a riot which led to the calling out
of trooDs which had been held to local
barracks In preparation for such an event.
A red flag carried ar the head of the
parade bore the words "Down with
war." Policemen were attacked by
women to tho line. -Several shots were
fired 'but no one was hurt.
The troops were called a few moments
later when it was realised the police
were powerless to cope with the crowds.
They drew bayonets forced tho crowd to
disperse and assisted to making arrests
shout 10 persons being taken to the city
prison. ' s
The city Is virtually under martial law.
soldiers petroling alb ot the downtown
streets .and allowing no groups to con-
gregate. All the saloons have been cleeed.
4201 Men Enlisted
For Army Monday
lAunU4 Prtu Jtri-)!
i WASHINGTON Jane I Regular
crultlag established :s hew daily record
UJ.H tek'ittl MAm aM BhlftlMS Aa
H asatoat aa average dally figure of 1M0
alnco Apru l.
-The day's results bring the total of war
volunteers enlisted for. tiMjogtiiare aloe
April 1 Up to 10UM. leavtag loea-thaa
M.ioe men to be obtained to flu the army
to rUU aoinonaai wr wwih w w
proximately 00.0. '3 -1
'; t . 'v ': )
Austriui Torpedo; v
?; Boat Was Torpedoed
V. Mstenatad rVsst gfM.) A
.VIENNA via Loodoa Jane A-Aa Aus
tA hai was) 'teroedoed and
sunk by a hostile submarine on Sunday
ntrht m the nortnern oruwwh -w was oi-
ftviauy announced Tuesday. . t
Y ' --'1 'III- i I II . ..) n .1 I i I -.. : .'vN.v i '. J
Regents Spiightto Secure
Submitted a Proposition
rormer students Wio ;rroinptiy ; Kejected Jit
and Will Carry Matter
Houston Post .Staff
AUSTIN Texas. June )5. It.was hd Wnft'XThe gorenoT has made good
his threats. At g:10 o'clock Tuesday night a final; .official and legal Teto ot
Hi appropriations for the -University-; of - Texas 'locate at Auetin and the
medical department located; at Galveston aa Wed 1th the aecretary of State.
Thus the university row baa raacneil its elimax.'- The rula ruin policy
of the governor has been brought to its greatest goali An i lnsWutton which
was founded In 1883 and has cost millions of dollars and the labor of thousands
ot talented and able men to build up to thus threatened; with mini ? '
More than three thousand Of the youth of Texas face tho sudden termina-
tion ot their school training. More than fifteen hundred ot them who have
been working their way through school will bo unable to attend another
lnsatuUon. The governor's act has put a period to their struggle tor an
education. .tA . j ? r- ;
But the friends of ths university throughout .the State to the number of many
thousand are already offering funds to the amount of hundreds of thousands for
the support of the university until legal redress can be had.' There te lUUeldans r
that the unlverelty authorities will allow even a slight toterruntlon" of thesr: work.
The summer schools of the university are already provided for. and before the full
term opens a way wlU have been found either to overcome the governor's veto of
these maintenance appropriations or to finance the school from funds privately
subscribed either as gifts or as loans to Ae Institution.- s v;
Attorneys who have been Investigating the matter are firmly convinced that the
act of the governor is a plain violation- of ths constitution of Texas which provides
for the aiaintenance.of a State university. r. -'. ': .s ."'j'ifhi-'
It has been definitely determined that the people have power among themselves
to overcome the acts of the executive. The legislature can of Itaejf convene in"
special session and undo this great wrong. ; -?v. V- .' V'-j
tvhether this shall be deemed tbe best method of redress has not. yet been
determined but It is certain that Texaa will find a way legally to assure ths con-
tinuance of the State university and alt other State Institutions secure' from the
power of any 'self -seeking politician no matter how high a place he may occupy. "I i
The action of the governor was expected. -Ttans ware already under way to
bring to nought the designs of Governor
BARRICR 18 MADK
IMPASaABLS. - . .. K .
The conference of the board of regents
of the University of Texaa has absolutely
failed of any useful purpose. Nons of the
problems which' confront that Institution
have been solved. The governor has not
been placated nor .has ' any change been
made by the many hours of secret con-
ference held here Tuesday. -
While none of the regents would allow
himself to be quoted concerning the meet-
ing. It Is known that the Impassable bar-:
rier between the governors wishes' and
ptohs atti th rmcpleo which the. trlanda
orjhe unlveityJhold deer ha oojtheen
removed. . Indeed that; barrier. Is made
more paisovabM byMio events of the day.
Some regents 'frankly4 ' ooiticaed - that
they were oJsappolhted ' at the .laelf 'of
results. Others Just as. frankly stated
that they had not hoped to accomplish
any good purpose- by the trip to Austin
and the conference Just ended; . . ;
It is not kaowa how the governor re
TO COHSCRIPT CALL
Registration; iWoiifDoat Gty Each
HciTicr Tbi Expected.
Connty Alto Supplied Greater Num-
ber Than Antidpatedrand.
Total for the City ;gf
v Houston 12225.
SUMMARY Of RSQISTItATION
Total friendly aliens
Total enemy aliens . .
Estimate for oouty precincts. ..
DISTRICT "A" Comprised of voting pre--cinsts
Nos. 1. 2. 1. it. M. and M. re-
ported a total registration of MO di-
vided as follows: Whites 143; negroes
402; friendly aliens 142; enemy aliens
DISTRICT "B" Comprised of voting pre-
cinsts Nos. Z2 14 and M re-
. ported a total registration of 2 dl-
. vided aa follows: Whites !2t; negroes
t0; friendly aliens 14S; enemy
aliens 7. -
DISTRICT "C" Comprised of voting pre-
cinctsTo. 4. s . re. . je - li ia is
14 and U reported a total registration
of 4M7. divided as follows: Whites.
MM; negroes. 14M; friendly aliens zv;
enemy aliens 1. "
DISTRICT ' "D" Comprised of voting
precincts It. IT. IS St M and 11. re-
ported a total registration of 01 divid-
ed as follows: Whites 17U; negroes;
101; friendly aliens. 1M; enemy
Heavier registration than was expected
with no disturbances no arrests for dis-
order at the precinct registries and noth-
ing to mar the working of the well de-
signed and well oiled registration ma-
chinerythat is tbe summary of the mo-
mentous selective draft registration day.
"Registration exceeded ail expecta-J
tlons." aald Guy McLaughlin chief regis-
tration bracer for the selective- draft cen-
sus la Houston.. : k '
' go great was the rash to register that
additional supplies .of cards and addi-
tional registrars had to be rushed to
practically every registration place to the
etty. 't.- :- :rr--v i"
.Tet.att went akmg qptotty ds . every
precinct of the H la Houston. Aa In-
spector Paget of the polios phrased'tt
after be had mada the round of the reg-
istries: 'There was not loud TOloe
raised to any registering paoe." ' t
MANY HKKDCD AOVICK ' ' '.
TO RKOieTSft CAItkY. i ' ; ..!' -
"Register eariy! waathe j warning of
Chief afctaughUo Monday1 night and It
was beededV At many places a toag Has
Of men awaited: the opening or the regis-
tries at T 'cleek Tuesday morning. The
Hne at the elty' ban.' where th nreatoet
number registered formed as early aa't
o'clock wailing tor the doom to opea
. The six preclocta of the otty where reg
latratloa - was heaviest were visited be-
tween 1:8t and 1:45 Tuesday night by
'.(Continued en Page Eightl -VH
: A. LIBERTY: BO
le.eenwthlng which snsy be as preed'y
dtestoyed- M any ether renrretatlen e
your patriotism.... . j
gBS-Sf m :
f tb?Rei5Tesratatives ' of
to the People.
Ferguson to wreck the university.
gards the matter. . It was said at one
time that the meeting was called partly'
in deferenea to his wishes. '
NKW8PAPK") MEN ! . f ('
WaIS -ARRgp;-' 1 I-.
The regent acting in their capacity; as
Individuals and not as officials of the
State were in conference praeticuy all
day. 1 ''- ' ' ; :- ( f :
The meeting was a closed one and es-
pecially were newspaper men not Invited.
. afaasrs.; MathU Iove .and? Uttleneid
haadled v the - matter : for ;tho ;; regents.
while able leaders among the former stu-
that instttuUoa' and the interests of tbe
people of Texas and the student body.
k Aa; .'outlined la tTbd Post ef Tuesdpy
morning tho proposition made to the
friehas of the amveratty by me governor
was that if tbe pUlntiffa te th two In-
junction suits set for hearing oa June 11
wHI withdraw those salts and allow the
board of regents including "-Dr..
(Continued on. Fags ' Five.)
J. '.' .4 ''V
TasV af Tilllnw
flap ' Proceeding
es wssspssb . vat em )ja ast war . 4 e vwVilM
Xora Slowlr but United Effort i
. WUI xoaou m Beaciiiiif;
With Houston's share of the liberty
loan three -ouart era aubscrtbed. the task
of filling the gap nicieaary to reach the
quota of fil7eete which the government
expects this city to take Is now at hand.
This win probably bo more difficult than
securing all the subsertpUona to date
although It : Is only- necessary for -'all
hands to pull together to reach the mark.
Subscriptions Tueeday. fen down some-
what tbe total being tllf.100. bringing
the total to date up to t.l7M0. Sev.
I (oral subscriptiena ia larger amouuts wen
rsceivea. ouv m miM un ouis w ap-
plications were for snain;aUotments- o(
the government's loan '' . -k
SUBSCaiPTioN wgCCIVCO " v: '''" '
FROM a-OBT WORTH. .-. r J
The subscription of 7.o0ft:recelved bk
the First National bank and reported Ip.
The ' Post Tuesday was seat to by the
Fort Worthawd Denver CltyRallway
company from Fort Worth. J)A i i
The .State Bank and ' .Trust ' company
turned la svUst of subscriptions Tuesday
amounting to tl0. .The Chamber Of
Commerce Tuesday made its application--'
for tie.ooe worth of bond A Employes f r
W. - B. Cbe w A Co. subscribed through the ;
South. Texas Oommerelal National bank
tlMte '. TkU with . other Uobeorlptlosa
through the bank brought im total up to -att
40 for 'Monday and Tuesday.'' vi--.
The chairmen of. the various blocks in '
the business district have done soiandii. :
(Continued oa Page Twelve.) J " j
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