The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 162, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 13, 1917 Page: 4 of 16
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'HOUSTON DAILY P03T. THU0AYlf.X - . ; ; -;... .
:Y BOARD SEEKING
fflitAt.trifiv Aft r
yO ' vfo;t.T. ATTI3C
5 IB il V.UD0
Ctrtf 250000 Acres Eaci
;V Ncdei for SoUiert.
i.-f v - . .
.atifefa Department Instructed to
- Get Site "Where Army Will Be
; Ft&lled ttt Warfare Bt"
k ' " are Going Abroad.
' i 1 Ubmamt PtttStrcial )
6n ASroino; Texas. pp k. t
tracts of land eat feafa IS r mllns
quar wfjl b putchanej or leased by
thd war department in the Southern de-
paftierttfor ; finished training in thi
country lnrnodfeirj Warfare similar to the
.. treiritng . of this sort no being given
th flrat ytmerican expeditionary force
J. 'irk germination to give this final
warfare ilfeinlng to the American troop
la this country is believed to b due
t tot difficulty of obtaining in Franc."
.tracts. I. sufficient siie to permit the
vmiiuai work and the destructive
Srrifcrmthods that are to be prac-
ticed. QM tract ia to be used for arms and
fie aa a machine gun school. Canton-
ments will be built and from' t0.00 to
M.Ooe ntrn will be trained at a time.
3 Preliminary Investigations looking to
'the acquisition of such sites hare been
I in. progress for some time. Wednesday
rd -consisting of Colonel M. McFar-
landV general staff corps. Major Kred-
.erick W. Lewis and Captain Paul C
.PjtMft-WR-'on s 19-dars' tour to Inspect
' sites that have been located at various
places in Texas and Oklahoma. The
board is to be in Dallas tomorrow morh-
jing and from that city will so to inspect
several sites in northeast Texas Includ-
' mg one in Van ZandrVounty. They may
"irtaifc Palestine also and then will go to
ttenison. From lienison they will go to
tOklaboma. visiting McAlester Muskogee
Oklahoma Citv. Guthrie. Ardmore and
.then- returning to Texas they will go to
Temple Lampasn!). Llno and Sah An-
. xelo. Request also has been received
from Wichita Falls that sites in the
" wtctnlty of that place be taken under con-j
' The extent of the undertaking has
..astounded -many of the places with which
preliminary correspondence has been car-
fried on by telegraph. Some thought
tkat 20 square miles must be meant in-
stead of 20 miles square. As a result the
'"Correspond fence new being carried on is
giving the sise both as 0 miles square
and. aa ( acres.
Tetephotty School t
hi- Fort Sam Houston
t-V'i1 i iritmstom Post SptcvU
SAN ANTONIO. Texas. Sept. 12. A
telephony school was started Wednesday
-Ufojht at Fbrt Sam Houston for the en-
Hiated Men In the signal reserve corps.
IA thoroexH training in telephone work.
' Including switchboard and instrument
JcoaatrocUoa and general theory is to be
given In the school.
v instructors for the school Include some
of tb best paid commercial telephone
men in the State who responded to the
call for experts in their lino and have
joined ibe service.
' Three classes In telegraphy now are be-
i IntT conducted daily each having over
men edroUeer. The sessions are heW
morning afternoon and night so that the
nlist4 men may select either of the
v three csasaea that his other duties permit
; him ts attend.
Tha radio school is to be started In a
' ilogissa is .being made in enlisting the
'new battalion but still mors men are
- i ii rr i aarf
Niiile M ore American
H Woiinded in Hospital
WAtetKfJtfOJl.' Sept. It Nino other
' Aserifcarr We're wounded when bombs
- from OeTman air raiders killed Lieuunant
FltaaUninOBS and three privates of the
medical corps la a hospital back of the
Unes la franco last week. A list of the
wixmded received at the war departmVnt
t from General Pershing Wednesday night
" shows that two of the wounded were se-
IrstOass vateAlien teason. who
enlisted 'at Boston and Private Aubrey
8. McUeod of Marlboro. Mass.
Wounds described as "moderate" were
suffered by Lieutenant Ra V. Whidden
of New York; Ueuteaant Thaddeaa D.
J Smith. Neenah. .Wis; Lientenant CJar-
enee A. MeGuire Kansas City Mo. ; First
! Class Brivate Elmer C. Sloan. Wood
llnd.. and Private. John F. Stanton of
S Hyde Park; Mass.
. Eva Parmaiee an army nurse address
unknown and Private Hiram P Brewer
of Cambridge Mass.. escaped with slight
All those wounded belong to the medl
cat corps. - . :
Port Arthur Will End
- Restricted District
. .: tHtnutfu Past StomL)
PORT I AKTHCR. Texas. Sept 12.
Chief; Of Police A. B. Miles nas an
pumnced that it is the intention of his de-
partment to close the restricted district
;in this plaoe In a short while following
the lead of Beaumont where the district
J is being cleaned out. A census of the
'district here ahews the presence of 112
twomen. .The chief states that the women
are -nwdti more easily handled than the
large number of men of low character and
tough-disposition who follow up business
' if this Oiaracter. To clear the town of
Sihese undesirable men it becomes nec-
'waary to dear "out the women from the
"eaxracted-district.- It is the intention of
he poiicje department to give the Women
'notice" td leave in sufficient time to sen
.mil: then to leave town if they art so in-
iSar Intdiistry Men
"Xo Unite A1J Branches
NBW OKXJSJLNS. Sept. 12. Represent-
(lves of aB branches of the sugar indus-
try-On Jarsisha at a meeting lata Wed
' teaday appointed a permanent comniit-
"" or seven members to act for the in
stry lrllealings .with the State food ad
ifliutrailon and to consider the fixing of
liforsa and standard prices for all grades
1 suarar. nearmga win be held by the
mriuttotr Wk New Orleans at an early
to -Obtain views of planters and man-
teturers on price fixing and the most
ne lent methods of co-operating with the
I . Irtembors stated that the conference
: arkpd tho uniting of the various
. anqbea of .the fugar Industry which in
; nes past have In many cues been la
; uvf oaposiuon.
ilsaidiYor HeW Army.
$ ' ' ititun Pott StemL)
SAJI-tNTON10. Texas. Sept. 12-
uud for tho ' national army are to
deaV notification was received
ineaoWt" by the. southern department
v U4 war department in compliance
which tar men-are to be taken rrom
of the regimental bands to he as--d
t training bands in the national
v. Ben who are capable of beoomlng
1 'masters ro to be taken. Bight
oasHsnaaaBB id vamp i ravis
LW CR MMIm THEIR WORK
-Ties) ovorywMPo saner from kidney
hecKbev-rbeuaiatlo painj sirof-
nuw weiest MtntS OJl
liM(m whg OuT
n. JT did
- C. .FJlia.. M. Ul Kkms
. v.. wnieat i rat
fool aura if m
1 -red. as A "waa Will jrlvs Fbley
a a sair sia ussy wiu na repaid
v ork.. It seems foolish to neglect
t wheat titer la such a remedy
V 'l itoyaorreoiwladder disturb
.'s Drug. HtorAdaor
'" v if I
(Condnued from Pago One.) .
July. Twenty-elghi iay after the draw
ings were started tho new h(la was set
This was on Julv t.
in order to hat tho smrlns in Wak
Ington and In aetttal Nnkinf ordet tt ikt
nation's capital on Ihdependeaco Cay
the perfected engine was seat from a
western city In a special express eat1. TM
journey was made in 21 hours and iovf
young men guarded tho engine en rdutd
to Washington and personalty attended
to its transfer rrom one railroad to aa
"With the need for spaed as an lnee
live tools for buAdlnst tho first engine
were mads even before Tth drawings wer
rtnished oa tho assnrhpHon that they
would be correct. Parts of the first en-
gine were turned out at IS different fao-
toriea located all the way from Connecti-
cut to California. When the parts were
assembled Che adjustment was perfect
and the performance of the engine was
NEW EMQtNfc la
'The representatives in tho United
States of England France and Italy re-
K0RNIL0FPS MARCH TOWARD
RUSSIAN CAPITAL IS CHECKED
(Continued from Pkga On.!
serve as inspectors along the Trans-
The breaking down or StissU'l trans:
porta t ion system nas been one of her
chief handicaps In prosecuting tho war.
American officials may propose to the
Russian government that a section at the
Trans-Siberian l(n be turned over to a
group of American rallWav men fnr kn.
eration. They would train Russian crews
who would be distributed to other sec-
tions as fast as possible.
( AssmcuUta Prtu RtfrL)
PETROGRAD. Sept 12. M. Nekrasoff
asserts that it was tho pinion of the
government that thd troops wHicn forth
the detachment commanded by General
Kornlloff were misled being told that they
were td proceed to Petrograd and rtt tlie
Capital of tho MaximiUA element
Among the delegations arriving In Pe
trograd Tuesday M. Nekrasoff continued
was One from a Cossack reJririienL whieh
oh learning the true state of affairs has
tened to declare its loyalty to the govern
The vice premier added that the sov-
ernment was takmg stofis to Inform the
troop wnica ow ooen innuenceo dv
Kornlloff as to the real state of affairs.
It had. boon' aatablkihed. he said that
General Lokomsky former chief-of-staff.
beaohd doabt had played an ignorant
part In the movement which had bee ft
prepared with a great deal of care;
As to tho reeohstitutMi of the govern
ment M. ItekrasonT asserted that all th
ministers would remain in office except
U. Toureneff minister of tubUc works
and M. Tehernoff minister of agriculture
Who Seeided to resign for ptillttoal reasons
All the ministers said M. Nekrasoff had
assured Premier Kerehsky that if neees
sity arose they would give him full au-
thority to form a directory which would
act entirely with him.
"At this momehb" M. IfekrasOff con-
cluded. 'the whole country undoubtedly is
with Premier Kerensky who is defending
lbs devolution against General Korniloff
tho defender of the reactionaries."
loyalty to Xennik.
t AnsostM Prta RrSerfc)
rKTBOGRAp Sept. 11 Botshevikla
who have been in Jan. tor complicity Id
the . revolt of July K have published" d
demand for their liberation in order to
Old Glory Was in
Need of Two Stars
f Mssitsa f$i jfKM.)
FORT WORTH Texas. Bept 12. The
climax in technical points waa reached
Wednesday morning when one of too
delegates of the Brotherhood of Railway
Carmen of America in convention hero
icovered that Old Glory proudly wav-
ng by the aide of the Canadian nag over
tho heads of the officers on the platform
of the auditorium had only M stars.
This delegate immediately called the
matter to the attention of Joe 1 lines
rhairmhn. and for a brief space the flag
Was lesrered until it could be earned to a
tailor shop and two additional stars
According to the explanation that wad
offered the flag baa been in the chamber
of commerce building for several years
ana alter new atexieo ana tne t erritory
were annexed to the United States thd
change had not been made.
S5to $50 Monthly to
Be Paid Dependents
lAutfU Prut KtSeell
WASHINGTON Bept 12. Provisions of
the soldiers' and sailors' insurance bill for
allowances of from f S to $60 a month to
dependents during the service of enlisted
oen were tentatively approved Wednesday
by the bouse.
Strenuous efforts of Representative
Keating of Coloradeapeaking for human-
itarian objects to have the allowances
raised" failed. He maintained that statls'
tics proved that the proposed allotments
would not permit families to live in ordi-
nary comfort but administration leaders
replied thai higher payments would mako
thd cost to tho government prohibitive.
Congress Hopes to
Adjotirn About Oct 1
iAuociaUd Pmt keptrk)
WASHINGTON. Sept. 12. Hope at tho
capitoi for an early adjournment of con
gress grew Wednesday to a general be
lief that the session could bex closed around
October 1 with nearly all important leg
islation enacted. There was some talk of
fixing September 42 as the date.
Factors in hoisting the vacation hopes
of legislators were the senate's passage of
the enemy trading bill In two days when
two weeks had been the estimate of many; J
prompt reporting ot tne tt;wvvwtw war
credits bill with unanimous aamroval of
the senate finance committee anoVspread-
ing of adjournment fever. .
Board Bill Passed
(rssifra PM SpitiaL)
WASHINGTON Sept. 12. The senate
Wednesday passed Senator Sheppanl'a bill
creating an aircraft board.. This board ia
to supervise tho production pf aircraft for
the army and navy including tho con-
struction of aircraft planes. No con- j
tracts win be mad however without ap-
proval of the war and navy departments.
Thd board is to be composed of a signal
officer of the army tho chief constructor
of the navy and seven civilian members '
each of Whom is to receive fftSM a year.
Was Called at Berlin
AMSTERDAM. Sept. 12.--Acerding to
the Weser Zeltung. cdnsidereble Import-
ance was attached la political circles ip
Germany to conferences emperor William
was holding Wednesday in Berlin IK.
Karl Helfferich vice chancellor. Inter-
mixed hia horidav In attend tlu. naib
tneso sad various army oomiaaMdats earns
to JJcrtin or mat purpose r-- .
MMmtag In ihs eonstrtctlon tf thU mo
smtKVm?1rWf iftl aJtltuoV.twtitof
test wad oondaelel Pikes PaXhre
the nsBO MrfWtned asTldfactotlrV at
thU hllh aifitude; oft of tho efifmed
.."Whili H KoT deeihed. expedient jo
oisrcsa la aemu tn psnormaaces ins
rnorliahics of the new motor It may be
kaid that standardisation la a chief fac-
tor in tkidevelspmesit of tne go vera -
fTho newf"sng1ne amounts praetieallt
to ah international model. It embodies
thd boat there U in American engineer'
rag dad tho best features of Burdpean
model so tar a it has been pessiblo to
adapt the latter to American makufac'
taring matboos. . .
in four models.
V mm ill' "IV uui u n " " whshw
rangmg. irem tour ia
12 eviindara and
under thd atahaardU
tlon now worked out an elsht-oy Under
Sr a 12-oyllndet model eda be made. u-
)g tho same standard cylinders pistons
valves camshafts and ao on. This will
lnakotho question of repairs bark of the
lino a compare lively simple matter. The
parts of wrecked eight-cylinder sv II-
cyllnder hglnee wUl be Interchahglbbld
and d new engine may ba assembled from
tho paras of wrecked machines."
fight tho present revolt giving the pleflg
that they will present themselves for
trial when the revolt la crushed. ' Tho
minister- of justice has consented to re-
lease all those ssralnst whom no formal
Indictment has been preferred.
An important tact in favor or the gov
efnmCnt Is that thd president of the new
Ukraine pariuHtteht and Ukraine's repre-
sentative here has issued orders to resist
Kornildff by force ahd Show loyalty td
Support thd Petrograd government per
feet order g being maintained in the capi-
tal Street meetings have been ferWd.lerl.
Addlttoiial newspapera have been sup-
pfessM. The Rech appeared Wednesday
with four blank columns.
Arrests continued during the nigh4 the
latest according to the morning news-
paMfs being Colonel Clershke director of
. General Kdvnuoffs real difficulty
seems to be the resolute opposition of the
rans: ana me el the front army and reso-
lute action of his supposed
roops outsiae or petrograd.
At cabinet meeting Tuesday night the
Minister emphasised the heed for ending
tJ- fevnlt speedily In view of the bad
effect mi the country and abroad. But so
Ions; as Korailoff does not open hostilities
there to a strong feeling in favor of avoid-
ing bloodshed and probablv the govern-
ment wUl postpone attacking tho rebels
until all Jiepe of their secession from
Kornlloff is lost.
MutMIM frtu f7rsrl)
PETROGRAD. Bept. ll. Oatehina Sft
milea southwest of Petrograd. has been
oeeupled bjr the forces of General Kor-
nlloff. after it had been evacuated by
govet-nmeht troops. General SavinkmT
commander of the troops defending Petro-
grad told the Associated Press Wednes-
day. Another Kornlloff force is 34 miles south
of Petrograd in the direction of Tsarskoe-
General Crbnoff. commander of the Kor-
troops is at'Luaa. 90 miles south
West of Petrograd. No fighting has oc
curred Bo far.
Kereniky to Co-Operate
With Grt. AleYieff .
lAtstciaitd Prtt Rrpert.)
LONDON Bept II. According to the"
Renter Petrograd correspondent an under
standing has been rear tied for the co
operation of Kerehsky as provisional com-
manaer-in-cniei and General AlexieR
chief of general staff.
Will OTiranize to
I Mwartsffd Prtsi Rttrri.
t WASHINGTON SepV 12. Prominent
men and women In commercial agricul
tural educational and religious fields tit
tended a conference here today to lay
plana for creating "a militant public opln
ion able'to meet and defeat disloyalty."
Secretaries Daniels Lune and Houston
outlined the administration's activities
and America s purpose in the war.
Everit Macy of New York president of
tne national civic f ederation waa ap
pointed to select a committee to Weld the
conference into a permanent organization.
To Return to Bisbee
iAutl4 Prut Rtfrl.l
COLUMBUS N. M. Sept 12. An-
nouncement of their intention to return
tov Bisbee "to settle their affairs and get
tneir effects was contained IB telegrams
to Governor Thomas Campbell of Attsona
and to President Wilson Wednesday by
the executive committee of rtie men de
ported from Bisbee Ariz. July 12. and
wno are in camp kere. The telegrams
were sent auer ue men nail tailed to re
reive replies to telegrams sent to Wash
ington Saturday and Tuesdsy protest-
ing against the reduction of the rations
supplied to the exiles by the military nu-
thoHtiea. Will Not More Guard.
Until After Sept. 24
MttstMttd PrfH Kttrrf.)
FORT BILL. Ok. Sept. 11 There will
be no movement of National Guard sol
diers from Missouri and Kansas to Camp
Doniphan until after September 14. It was
officially announced hers Wednesday. This
is a result of war department orders for
the movement of regular troops to various
training camps aunng tne week of Sep-
tember 17-24. The movement of smard
soldiers during this period would causa
congsiea irama emcera said.
Dllat Will Look
Into Vice Conditions
DALLAS Texas Sept. 12. The Dallas
county grand jury today began a vigor-
ous Investigailosr into vice conditions m
Dallas county. - It Is likely that many
disorderly house indictments will bo re-
turned. Chief of Police John Ryan and
a squad of plain clothes officers were be
fore tne .probers In this connection. These
officers have recently made a number of
arrests on vagrancy charges.
San Ansrelo Houses
Of 111 Repute Closed
Wntfrn Pott SHtial.) 1
SAN ANOELO Texas. Set. 11 Twelve
or flftosn hettse of kinged Ill-rOpuU
tooatod on. Wast Csncbo. avonue have
been closed by Sheriff Hawtev Allen and
deputies. Tills is duo to tfis recent ac
uon oi tho lorn ureen county gratia jury
which returned' MdlctxoenU against .a
dozen or mora women said to be conduc
ing tne places. .
PainUve Succeeded in
Org ani2inff Ministry
PARIS Sept. 12. M. Palnleve iiis sue
ooodad In organtalslf a saiuistry to replace
tno moot caDuiei. - '
mm mt t jf -! mtm MtAsiu :
VIV K.M ribl mmi mmfr mm I r
"Mmtu mm Vtiton National bankto
to Jkresa puiiuuis. aqv. v ' i
v fCantffloe from pago. . V - 't
staff earoata as outbreaks pt Urn inoig'
hant bdsulacs ar feared. - . ' . ' S
L The foreitti office ipre Its bjHef
raiat CouniVoti Luxburg will reach hero
Thursday Owning. r -
ino aeeiaion to aano imini
bant his paasporta was reached by Pre"
Went Irigoyea after a eonf erenod wlta thd
foreign secretary Weanesda? .morning
thd president taking the stop jrHhout eh
suiting tho eabmot which hid boo Mj
woaoosaay evening torn l b;
aaaJne Mann's dlaoatehea front
Washing totu ' The president malntaiaod
that tho matter was grays enough and
rossing enough to Warrant nis.rmrnejai
eeiaioi without reference to thd cabinet.
tt is ballased tmllkelr that arif action
will be Ukcd toward 8w"rdoa. T.itoaday'd
explanation by the Swedish legation
made before a demand for It had bsdn
sent to tne legation apparently sausiy
Ihg thd government that Bsrod Len
doted: In goad faith In forwarding tho tel-
egrams the contents of which word un
known to him.
rlh the three day that elapsed
rwhile the government was satisfying
itself as to the accuracy 6f the exposures
made In Washington. tn pubne aoapite
the gravity of the accusations kept Itself
In hand and reanonded to the amioala Of
government officials and the newspapers
by refraining from any antl-uerpian
demonstrations Whlrh 00 rnor thah OnO
previous occasion during the controversy
with Germany had been .ef so serious a
nature as to amount almost to riots.
The feeling of the Argentine public In
the present lnstan(e was manifested
Wednesday. However when an afternoon
immense crowds in front of the news-
paper bulletin boards cheered tho new
that Count von Luxburg would havd to
tAttoef led lttss Ktfen.)
StOCKHOLIa. Sept. 12. All the news
paper print long editorials ori the sltiiax
tlon arising from the telegrams sent h
the German legation through the Swedish
legation) at Buenos Aires. The Dagbtadt
"We deenlv lament the fact that 6ur
neutrality seems to have been infringed
by Germany through misuse Of our facu-
lties. The lnclt nf caution dlsnlaved bv
our foreign office casts doubts upon our
impartiality which though they ar per-
fectly Justified must damage and humil-
iate lis One ran lint however heln fuel
ing that tht manner in which ihg charge
has been made points mote IS tho direc-
tion Of seeking to influence the people
In the elections than to ally desire to
state the matter for their eonsiaeration.
And one wonders Whether there la kny
connection between this ahd Lord Rob
eft Cecil's Interview prophesying that the
wnoio oi isurppe would arm against oer
The Liberal Dagens Nyheter and the
Tidnlngen both assert that they are ear
tain that Swediah authorities knew noth
ing of the manner in whieh the Swedes
were being used in ruthless and Bound-
less war methods. The Dagens Nyhdler
adds that public opinion lo tho United
States and uroat Britaih is ready to bo
eve the wofat about Germany's ons re-
maining friend among tho neutrals.
Germany's Answer Will
Decide Argentina's (brftrit.
- (Atttcuittd Prist f?rr)
WASHINGTON Sept. ll.-Argentlna'
course tor tne remainder of tne war prob-
ably will be determined by Qotthany'a in
swer to tho demand sent from Buehos
Aires that the Berlin government dis-
avow the action of its minister In advts
ihg the sinking of Argentine. ships "with
out leaving any trace" ahd calling the
Argentine foreign minister a "notorteus
Whether Oermanv wril force the bis
South AnwrteMh-country Into" the list of
her enemies is a question of more Imme-
diate interest hers than thd outcome of
Sweden's part lit transmitting the Ger
man messajrea. Blr shanv afftciila it la
garded as improbable" that Berlin will fail
to take navantaae DTomPtlv of the noo
low ay Argentine s oner to main
lain a status duo ill return for renudla
tlort of the ministers action.
Acceptance would be regarded here as
tantamount to fixing Argentina's part id
the war since sinking of mors ships it
improbable with only a negligible number
ot iTansatianuc vessels flying the Argen
British Minister at
( Astoctcted Press Report.)
LONDON' Sept 12. The British mln
later at Stockholm called at the Swedish
foreign office Tuesday drew attention to
the charges made against the Swddlsh
government by tho state department at
Washington and expressed his gmasemont
t It was possible for such charges to
brought after the forms! assurance
given Great Britain some time ago.
i8 time ago.
that the British
government wss surprised that it had hot
yet received any official explanation from
Swedish Statement 1
ll Very Feeble.
(Atiocialrd Prist Rtpert.)
LONDON. Sept. 12. The statement ot
the Swedish foreign office concerning tho
transmission of German telegrams from
Argentina Is regarded by thd morning
papers as extremely feeble. They say it
win not satisfy the belligerents and ndu
trals SWedeu has injured.
Uncle Sam's Tents Are
irtmuHM. Pn$ itlcuU.)
SAN ANTONIO Texas. Sept. 12. Thd
unoccupied tents sitting In tho middle of
the quadrangle at Fort Sattt Houston
have caused considerable comment as tae
One was Of) served using them. They Wero
also of a slightly different shads from
the usual army tent. . i
Wednesday it becam known" that ttiO
tents are ones treated with ia special
shells finish which Id reported to mako
a tent waterpsoof Any ono who has
occupied a tent during a hard rain atid
has Inadvertently brushed adatnst the
top of the tent knowa how much water
can come into a tent where tha canvas
wad touched it Is claimed the sheila
treatment prevents this v
Dallas Saloon Mtist
Close at arly Date
DALLAS Texas Sept ll gatoons in
Dallas must close 10 days front tha data
the result of the ejection fa pMIshOd
county; officials' deeUtred Wednesday.
These declarations were made followlhg
rumors that saloons were td remain open
for several months to allow thorn to dis-
pose of their goods. .(..'
Ted wneleaoJs houses located In Dallas
afs praparing to dispose Of their stocks
or to move to other cities. It la said that
several of the houses are planning to moYt
to Fort Worth. Thd stoek OA hand In th
wholesale houses is attimatod to bo worth
mare than ILWWiWW. .j - J
Approved War Credit
WABHINOTON Sept 11 L'nanlmoiis
approval of the huge war credits bUl
passed fast wkek by ibd'hous a vptdd
late Wednesday rb tha "senate finance
enmmlttaa after it bad; : added several
minor amendments : The committe actag
alter out two aaya consiaerauon -.
''Thursday the measure will be presented
to the senate to JI over i.nder th rtil-t
Until Friday. It IS i to.r -sV.n
litue aiacusuloit not 1 "d tturU5!y
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llltttej CIalm-4 TkitlXtM ir
- ( tcmt mt trtit.iBe Tola .
ABTIJONK Texaa SetrL ll-stf. At
fou. ehlel edunsel lor tho defense ja the
eensylraey eased in tha federal ctwrt sow
M sessioA M ABliene tifesdhtdsi a plea al
ImRtonity for riind of tttd defendahtd Whd
taaitflad bstofa thd krahd Jury at Dallas
bot nd aH txit testify before thd gran4
Jtrry here "which romdletdd all bdt five
of tho defendants eontondiag that these
were entitled to Itfirhunlty because thd
had teaUBed before thd grand juty at
balUs. roTjrmg. IM states on tM consti
tntiOhai proviaka that U Bit shall bs
compelled to testify agaimit himself.
District Attorney oTDejl'a eontehtlon
tras that While tho men had testified at
Dallas ttone of thd atotemenia made by
them there wera Ui
hero ahd that hone
of them had been before ihls grand Jury
lit arguing for imfnufittyi
mads this statement: .
"mtmtimrm tiiA and lit the M-SMltleS Nf
ibdso men thsmseive I declare fhat there;
never has been a greater aggregation ef
Ignorance of th tows of their country
than has been shown by these men."
Mr. Atwell's eontehtlon was that If a
man Is compelled to testify against him-
self he Is automatically pardoned. '
Assistant Distrlot Attorney Allen cited
authorities to support thd government's
view that th decisions which held that
where roan testifies against himself ho
a paroonea nave been passe upon ny
the supreme court adversely!
The defense hkfe Sled a motion to Quash
all the .Indictment against ail of the do-.
lanaant on the ground that no overt acts
ard cited beside other grounds
Judse Geo W. Jack nrosidlna. will
base on these questions Thursday or next
Two of the defendants J. Klrbo and
George Terry hate Joined the army and
utey nave "seen eliminated.
Thursday if all th bleas are nreaabted
and Passed upon the selection of thd Jury
will be taken up Where it Was left off
Tuesday but It seems probable that th
examination of witneaaea will not be
readied this week.
St. Mary's Seminary
Opened at Laporte
(Jfinuie kM SheisL)
LAPGHTE Texas. Sept. 12. The sev
enth annual session of St Mary's Sem-
inary add Boys eolleg began this morn
ing Tbg attendance opening day was
camient ana uiaieaiea mat eoueationai
institutions ar not ta suffer as a result
of tho war. The seminary department
resumed classes Wednesday morning and
the college department effected registra-
tion dnd assignment and will start classes
Thursday morning. The faculty for the
year is .as follows: Vary Rev. J. M.
Klrwtn v. G. president; Hev. Jerome A.
Rapp vice president i Hev. Jeaeph H. Val
nta sectetaryl Rev. Thomas Finn mas
ter of studies: Adv. Daniel O'Connell
eiaStef of diaeinllne.
TheWlfl ha AaalMed In tha IMrhlh h
more than 20 seminarians ail at Wbotnxr
Lack of Ships Caused
Decline in Cotton
(Hum pm f rMsf.) '
WASHINGTON Sept llTxaa cotton
exporters especially Waco atid Dallas
firms have been urging Texas members
of congresssto take steps looking to In
creasing thp number 6t ships available
for cotton and grain at Galveston.
Wednesday morning Representative Con
nally filed with the shipping board a peti
tlon signed by a majority ot thd Texas
representative asking the board to look
Into) tha khlhhtn altuatmh at Galveston
arid to Increase tho number of ships at
that port as soon as possible ltwag Hp
Maefltsd id Cdnfiallv bv the Waco ex
porters that tho Inability to procure ship
is on of the chief causes In thd decline
of th price of cotton.
Drafted Man Placed 1
On Trial for Murder
SAPULPA Okl Sept llT. tt
BraughL formf deputy sheriff of Cfeek
county who has been accepted for servic
in the national army was placed on trial
here Wednesday for tne ntlrder of Otis
Robins who waa shot in a road bona
hear Otlton on July 1. WhenVBrAught
begged to be allowed
to go to Camp
Texas With the
avis Leon Springs.
Second Oklahoma eonfinajeftt on Saptem
ber 19. County Attorney fostei
nenaitv for the former county onieiai
Selection of the Jury was commenced
Pledged Their Loyalty
iAtttdtUH Prist RtftH. v
CEDAR RAPIDS. Ia. Sept. 12. Dele
gates to the Western Bohemian brother
hood - (Zcbj) representing t0M Bo
hemians throughout the west and central
West passed a resolution td convention
Wednesday pledging their support . to
President Wilson and the country of their
adoption. Copies of the resolution were
nt to the president and other high of
Two new States Texas and Missouri-
were admitted to the order. The organ!-
kation how covers 1 States. The dele
gates Have raised $103 for the Red Cross
16-Year-Old Girl Held
- On Charge of Rioting
(Atsecittd Pmt ftfril
EAST ST. LOyiS III.. Sept. UDor
thy Ruth ie year old. Was arretted
Wednesday on: an .inatotmeht charging
conspiracy and rioting at th time ot th
face riots In East St Louis Shd said
She wafe out of the city while the Hot
were in progress. . una is (no second
woman to be arrested Oh ibdUtnienU
trowing out of the race riots
Much Gasoline Has -
Been Saved by Appeal
. iHoisUinPtii SUtitLi
DALLAS Texas Sept ll that iuUy
1040044) galolns of sjaaoutte bav bea
daved through the appeal for thd CeV
serration of gasoline waa theVattmnl
f A. C Ebie manager for the stsgltdll
Oil company at Itallas. Ho was spsaking
before the Automfcblle club and urged the
member to be as saving as possible with
Uie (M euppiy.
WILL JEST YOTOGSTEbS.
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ftippen Will Try an Itistmtloii to
j Ascertain Camber. 6t Playe
iJmtmlflMltPMmt tttdtt.. 1
. NEW TORK Spt I2.-4ad0b RuppH
Itrosiderlt of tfld NW tork Amerlcar
Uagtw cldb. Announced tdtter that hi
olub will try an Innovation1 for ascertaln-
ihg the caliber or the young players com-
ing to tho team this fall. Beginning next
Weak a fivo-iantng gam between th rr
ttutr team and one compooed of the re-
cruits will be played before the regularly
scheduled contest 'Manager Donovan wir
thus be enaDieo- to pica out tne. moet
pttlmlng . of th younssters.j beior
tem goes to the turning famp p.
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h 2 Tioailit mi ti X)Mtrnrari of
Han liiani Hiracna an
y With the llaoken oh v
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r UtMmt4frtt (Mdofi.1 t "
an rattan' Hant li Thar Vnited
ttttttod SUtod gefenxneat ofnelati -
ttectod with tn esstur of the aasoime
teiioxinef Aavii y afl Afherieaa wgrahlp
oft the Lower California cdt td iecHM
some of tHg Mew implicated In th feem
aestfadtloM of th Mack nowdar magasln
at the UaM totohd. Cat. navg yard was
permitted W pecom snown aneruy
tore noon Wedneaday. .But persons er
killed in ih aBibsiop and many wounded.
BAN tnXQt. Cat Bept ll-Bsedrled
by the TJhited gfatei warship that P-
tufed hey eft the lower California coast
kt Sdhday.th gasoline 6odjrteArvlJ
with mora than f alleged draft evaders
nd enemy aliens on board arrived In
k Dieg tusrbor wednesoay marnina .
STRIKE PARALYZBD .
; MANY INDUSTRIES
rdontltiueg ftorfl page One.) s
aawtfibled- beret the Armour plant and
began "milling" as or mor employes
Who- had not Joined tne strike came -jut
of the galea. While the "miilihg-' w
its helghti eomd one threw a brick wawn
striidk Org Wood a switchman fractur-
ing his skull. Bricks then began te fly
freely and It Waa reported to the police
that a number ot shots ware tired al-
though as far a is known hd ne was
wounded by gullet.
The (00 or mors nohstrikers were kept
In the yird for an hour or more by the
striker. ; . . .. '
While th riot wa In progress bonfer-
rtee begun several days ago tor the pur-
pose of -terminating the strike were being
continued with What the conferees said
were "excellent prospects" ot reaching a
common ground between the employers
and their men.
The most important ot the conferences
was the one in charge of Patrick P. Gill
Wednesday afternoon tne smiting paus
ing house employes met and organised a
nnln Tw haclrin hmia strike spread
further late in the day when the oilers
and. engineers at swift ue. uu worn.
Kiffhtv memMra or me Duiiaina iraaes
union Who wero Working on a building
at the Proetdr A Gamble Soap company's
plant quit Work also Wednesday. The
Proctor Gamble plant waa not in op-
eration Wednesday as a result of the
strike Tuesday of a lafge portion of its
worker who struck in sympatny witn
the packing house employes.
Little progress toward a settlement ap-
parently was mad Wrthiesday in the
Stria af rt-eiaht handler and checkers.
Whose walkout has practically closed
dowh the freight reuses of several rail'
roads here. However union leaders an-
nounced late Wednesday that officials of
the Santa fa road had sent word to tholt
striking employes that they would meet
a committee from th newly formed
Handling of ekpfess shipments. Which
Waa handicapped by the Strike of em
bloyea of local express offices earlier in
the weex was mucn improvsa neanw
day. according to officials of the com
Late Wednesday another strike devl
nnori in the city when a number of em
pioyes oi tne sjoose-nue nisuun com-
pany walked out Company' officials said
tint more than T had struck. The com
pany employs aooui iw men wemen anq
Una. i. . ; . .
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Tftit Weald Your Blood Test Show?"
croscope one can $ee what is meant by im-
putitlesinthe blood. Sometimes there are
milliona of eerms and bacteria in a tangle drop.
- Alter seeing thes it i)ey to ttnderstandhow irermi
can cause the sicknetl atid ill healui that they do.
and poisons 1 nis umo
taents or mimimr
' This wonderful medicine lias been the stand- V;
r. ami Rlruvl INirSfta sittrl .TVinJr fW-Kfl tffMir -
1 ' Nil . IMUWA S UIUVt
.ii:- tA mm
itauuvca sua lmpunucs puu vvuvm uuui
the blood and makes it fmh end pure - S. & y
& trets at the causa rather than tha effect . .
' It Is food foe eruptloat eatatTii. hrmbafo soiatica and i -.v
other form of rheaauflstg eula-enia bolls '
i stttlaria eta. Aboygail Uteriannteed to bo-ptiraly v
'' vegetablo aotl contains ) fBiaeral substancee that some- ?v
grog stored. ' Ask your cwtjegtet we noma aaa iniiei oa.x. i
gtttlaf tbg atuiia.
Send For Ictemtlai Booklet
Wg htm hlKUywpat:lalls4 snedloal ideearrfflghf inat
t wTltte eo me Utereetlflg booklets Ofl blood irpablee.
WevirUl K'atlly send aoopy to aoy oso tnterested. Just 4
trrtte) for copy aad jtacntloa wbat rtloulf jroubto
yog art f atcteetoa to. Abo ask for taodlcal UVtca if .
oeeded. Itoosta joxHblaf. . - t
i iLl " x i iX-!1 1
CS7T encne co cn i-i - c-.v
0M tmlflct HU Sees laf t 0ttt In
" HoMlHf ) two ; fiieetlottl
.MWti Two YaMt. y
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vritrT WORTH. Teitas. Haismber ttr Ti "
Whkihab h aht a iaeal MMoU aleCtlOfi WlB . ':
6e eafiAd In afrant count wider Jhn-
present plan of OtnltUng og Justice bre-
etacttd compljr Wflta a fequiremeni f((-
elections lft any one count? Within' two ;
years rest largely m tne ganea ot toe
eornitr commissioheTi court.- This-waa
the prohibition vrallr held Wsdneedar n'T
ernoon in the Pprty-elahtll district court
AmtmmA t4f M Ik dswbtful v.-
If the commission could be mandamussed
to call an'Sleotion In tho en utfe .
precincts grouped a on unit but added
that he feehl convinced that the commis-.;
inu tu n fi.imf i wMttkitfuf the eiec
tlon when-th petitions are presented.
The commissioners . eourr m"vji
without discretion to order an el action in
tt r . uorree aeumreu uwi w.m -
tlon from seven of the eight Justte pre- r
ouicu presented to . tne commissioiieiT.
oouhty Is entitled to an election and .
at the responsibility lies squarsly on
lh nihilrllv MittrtllHlnnAM COUTt.
It will reaulra about T1S six natures In . .-
Fort Wortn pro
roper: It name must be pro-
lsfield! S8 In Polytechnic i td .n
2 lh Grapevine l 60 In Kedv rv
cured in mans;
in Arlington i
IVI u . . . . t ' V -i
Th MW tMiiilre Id nr cMt of the
lumber of votes cast tor governtir m the .y
ast eiecUon. ; ;V
Received Order tov 'll
iHuslam Put SUttAS t
FORT WORTH Texas Sept U.-HoadJ '
nul .lr. f ha ThlrvlvlH division .at T
rtHMM tltoti. tmmtiMimrba MWtM ftAM t h . '
war department Wednesday td begin Ifn-
mediately the reorganisation of A this 0i
vision. Aoording to IJetitenant Colotiel f
Williams chief of staff? It will probably
be a week however before the change ; v
is actually effected for it will entail the
working out of a great mass of details.
One of th most characteristic features
Of the change will be the enlargement of ?.
infantry companies to VA men with six .";
commissioned officers consisting of
tftl. mmiV II B iiduicii."! na .
secdnd lieutenants with experience of the "s
present war has been that a unit of this . .
slxe is tlie more effective in trench war-..
fare. . v ;
Besides this the division Will. In ltd
broad outlines consist of on infantry
division. ' comprising one division head- 1
quarters one machine gun battalion of
four eompaniea; two infantry brigades
consisting of one brigade headquarters:
two Infantry regiments and on machtno
gun ' battalion of tnres companies i on :
artillery ongaae consisiing oi one itn
le headquarters two field artillery reg-
iments with light three-Inch guns on
field' artillery regiment witn neavy six- t
nu uuwiieis uue tiviivn iiiui to.. iM.iv.rt
one engineer regimes tt one field signal
battalion; one division traih consisting
. . j . I... 1 1 1 . ... MMib.
OI one ncnuiuaiierB wjiu uiuiuiij pvt.wr 5 tod
one ammunition train one supply train :? Vl
Uh engineer train one sanitary train
ohe Mobile oi-dtnanre repair shop and -one
depot brigade. . -
lunch Counters May Bl Cloted. J ;
iHo-ton Pitt SfteUti f
DALLAS Texas Sept. 13.-Because ot
the high price of food stuffs lit is likely .-V
Hat the Parent-Teacher associations of
lla arill tint eniidiirt tha lunch diltih- '
r In the various schools khother Var.
Centrapts may lie closed with MtdlvMuald
ndttct these lunen counters uut rt ur ;
piacexor an torts oti
cause ox many ox i
VMW VM mTrnTm W M mmmmmmm -
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