The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 148, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 30, 1917 Page: 2 of 14
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HOUSTON DAILY POST:;TWPDAY MOrWINGAUGOSt 30 :JI9l7;?t J'?1'
u fntsportttioD Will Cease in
Korember Unless Improved.
Demands of Workers Piay Impor-
? ;ttnt Part Gen. Alexieff Said
- V " Amy Is Split in
rf - TWO.
TrX I Associated Press Rit-i
''J MOSCOW. August :9.-.M nw thud
'.rfsssce railway rcprosontatix s. ir.oludins
.JML Froloff of the engineers alliance rr-
V ; ported that there existed a state ot utior
j." dlaorganliaUon of transiwtation hr.
unless Improved would oomrlete y
by November. The reprve:;U!:ve. aa e
' m VaminK that the conseou n os would be
1 terrible both at home and on the front
mud that the army might turn on the
.'. " country unexampled excesses.
"J The extreme demands of the railway
"v workers the speakers said i'I.ie1 an ni-
' ' poftant part (n the tliaursamiatum. They
ca(rled on those engased ir the irnnspo t
services to sacrifice personal interests wr
those of the country.
?. Mniwwntut vnt nf ITkraine (if nite
r" sia court and delegates representing the
" Musselman alliance d'Iart-d thtir wi.i-
insness to mK? saerin es i. r me k hhi m
j xne country ana aeiense pj;;bi ":
v General Alexieff. former commander in
V chief drew contrasts between the army
of the old regime poorly ?.;MI'i"'J. tn't
' strong in warlike spirit and the present
army well supplied wr.h :kk1 lii-M htmis
r but completely poisoned and enfeebled ry
lil-lnterpreted and ill-applied doctrines
which have been put forward notal'ly in
the famous order of the day No 1 These
doctrines he declared had split the arn.y
In two opposite camps officers ari l s-l-
" diers which become almost irreconc.l-
Speaking of the committee elected iy
the soldiers of the various units l-n-eral
Alexieff said they were i. 'u to
the arms- from an economic standpoint
but were fatal to discipline 01 the trooi'.
' - None the less subversive was the in-
fluence of government commissaries
whose appointment he asserted created
an extremely dangerous quality of power.
lication by the government of the do. -'
laration of the rights of soldiers all re-
i apect toward leaders disappeared ti-e
officers becoming veritable martyrs and
having to pay very dearly for the offen-
sive of August 1 and the subsequent re-
The general declared it would be im-
possible to carry the war to a vietorio-is
conclusion unless the stronrest possible
efforts were made by the provisional go -eminent
and by the troops themselves to
reanimate and regenerate the nrmv
After Mme. Catharine Breshkovskaya.
the '"grandmother of the revolution" hud
appealed to the government to pass frr ni
words to actions and help the army con
quer the enemy. Prince Peter Kropatkin.
; who was not on the list of speakers was
heard at tne request of the whole con-
ference. He called upon all Russians to
prevent the fatal eventuality of a Ger-
man victory and expressed the hope that
.: Russia would not be proclaimed a feder-
5 Associated Press Report.)
i PARIS. August 29. A Havas dispatch
from Moscow says that after Premier
Kerensky had read President Wilson's
message of greeting to the national con-
ference he said he had instructed the
minister of foreign affaire. M. Tetes-
chenko to inform the American ambassa-
dor David R. Francis of the feelings of
j- gratitude which the president's telegram
i has inspired among the delegates to the
conference. This statement ot the pre-
y mier was cheered enthusiastically.
' German Press Denied
'- Separate Peace Treaty.
(Associated Brest Report.)
' BERLIN Tuesday. August 28 via Lon-
Sdon August 29. The newspapers de-
; otaounce as wholly false the reference
" 1 made by Premier Kerensky in address-
. J lng the Moscow conference to a recent
offer of a separate peace. Nothing is
known of such a move in any official
. : quarters here.
' f- t AMSTERDAM. August 9. The Ge.--S
man newspapers express surprise at tne
J reference made by Premier Kerensky in
- 1 his speech befoer the Moscow conference
j on Sunday concerning offers of a sep-
;rate peace. They say thev know notn-
j ing about the offers and ask for informa
i ( Associate ts Press Rrport. '
I WASHINGTON. August IS. The ad-
S Sainistration soldiers and sailors insur-
Jsace bill designed as a substitute in the
t future for the present pension system.
' Was favorably reported Wednesday by a
J Representative Harker of New Jersey
feast the only vote against reporting the
I measure. He was opposed to the opti'tn-
i isj Insurance feature expressing the view
advanced by the private insurance com-
ponies that It would cost a tremendous
Jsum of money and could not be adminis-
The principal change made in the bill
f"by the committee was the reduction of
r the niAximum amount of optional Inaur-
' tance a man may take from ilO.O'jO to
i Another amendment adopted provides
.that the allowance of a widow shall au-
jtomatlcally cease upon remarriage orig-
' finally the allowance would have continued
Jfor two years after the death or the hus-
; Chairman Adanisun said Wednesday
night the bill would be reported Thurs-
(day and possibly passed by the house
jthis week. He is confident of passage.
.but anticipates strenuous opposition to it
' 'from the insurance companies and from
libs pension committees of both houses.
1 The bill would provide allowances for
.. dependents of men in the service com-
tftensation for death and disability op-
j JIonal insurance for officers and enlisted
nen and educational and vocational train-
- tins; for honorahly discharged men. Ad-
jmlnisUwtlon costs for the first and sec-
ond year of the war are estimated at
aiw.vw.wv aii'i i.y.ifV'-'.WUV. r".- pOC 1 1 Vl .
Tne optional insurj: .- section of the bill
Jaround which the bitterest fight will wage
.contemplates the ifsnaii . tn officers and
i mtn without distinc tion policies rang-
IJns; from llOOli to J.Mjc'i for Die duration
.' Sof the war only at an e-tmiat. cost of S8
. :pr $1000 to the policy h. liler Insurance
"companies recently are s.iii p. nave de-
V.TClined to assume such war nsk.-i for less
thaa ttS per lliK0
. Proposed allotments for dependents of
fines In the service would lange frlJIn
month upward to iVj. according ! the
number of dependents and their r-:at1 j.i-
Whip to the man in 'ervire A dependent
' jwtfe with no children would receive a
i .month; with one chill t25. iw. ehil iren
' M-iO and for each additional child
1 Upon death resulting from injuries a
TWidow would receive trom J30 to i.'ou a
ftnonth. Similar provision is made tor
- ridowed mothers. Allowance for dlsahii-
... ritiee laourred in the service would range
' Jtvm 40 to $200 per month.
iAntis Won by 58 Votes
Jn Williamson County
; ' f 1 . lHmtv Post Special.)
TAILOR. Teams. Ausust 29 Com-
phtts Jl&offlclal returns from all the vot
iBC bKa ia Williamson county Wednes.
dsytUajit gavo a majority of hi
far the. an Us In the prohlblton election
' '4 Wednesday. The total pro vote was
I while the total sou vote was
4. Taytor'a two boxes gave the pros
' and the an Us tot.
t Gor-4own the vote .was 4H io
r of r uttton ana 190 against? 1U .
THE "RETT CARD TO BE
Form No. 14 a
By direction of the Secretanr of War. you an hereby ordered to
report to the office of this Local Board at '.n. oa the day ot
191 tor military duty and for trana-
oortation to the: Army mobilisation camp at...
From the date herein specified for you to report you will be In the
military service of the United States and subject to military law. Failure
to report or unpunctuallty yire srare military offences punishable by
court-martial Wilful failure to report with intention to erade military
service constitutes desertion which la a capital offence tn time of war.
Present yourself at tne precise hour speclflf). In order that you may not
begin your military record In the service of your country with a delin-
quency. You will be held under the orders ot this board until the hour of de-
parture of your train. During this period the Local Board will furnish
you food and lodging. If you live within one hour's travel of the office
of the Local Board you may obtain permission to eat and sleep at home
but only if you fill out and forward to the office of the Local Board at
ouce the printed application for this permission at the end of this sheet.
You will not'be permitted to take with you on the train anything but
hand baggage. Y'ou do not need bedding or changes of clothing except
as specified below. You may take with you only the following articles:
Soap; shaving accessories: comb and brash; tooth brush and tooth
powder; towals; underclothing and socks; and. If you desire cnangee of
collars and shirts but you will have no use forjthese after arrival at the
N Since you will not be permitted to retain any trunks alter your
arrival at the railroad station the articles listed above should be brought
in a hand bundle.
If you desire to do so you may return the civilian Clothes you are
wearing when you arrive at the raobiliration camp to your home by ex-
press or otherwise but if you desire to make no such arrangement. It will
be better to appear in civilian clothes that you do not care to keep.
Here Is a fac-simile of the "red" card which will be sent to the men
drafted for the national army telling them when and where to appear
for mobiiixatian. Upon receipt of this card a man is considered under
military discipline and any Infraction of the rules is punishable.
WILSON'S REPLY TO
PAPAL PEACE NOTE
FULL OF MEANING
Continued trom lis "w. '
chaelis to meet the demands of the
rei.hstag committees by his projected
cabinet representative of the more pow-
erful political parties in Germany cer-
tainly a long step in the direction of
parliamentary control of the government.
The German-Argentine negotiations
insincere and hollow as they are be-
lieved to be on the part of Germany
are viewed officially here as another
evidence of the weakening of Germany's
afftrressive policies and to that extent
as perhaps designed to mollify the Unit-
ed States government as well as neu-
tral maritime nations and so to afford
a fresh basis for peace negotiations.
When the response to Pope Benedict's
proposals will go forward from the al-
lied governments is unknown to the state
department which is t without of-
ficial information that Its own commu-
nication has reached the Vatican.
Approval of the president's note was
expressed generally at the capitol Wed-
nesday by members of all parties. There
was no discuss'on of it on the floor in
either house although Senator Stone
touched upon the subject of peace in a
speech denouncing newspapers for at-
tackinc him He said he never had In-
tended introducing a peace resolution as
some of his critics had stated.
Favorable Answer. '
(Asscc'tatei Press Report.
ROME. Tuesday. August 28. (De-
layed.) The Osservatore Romano the
organ of the Vatican discusses at length
objections made to the pope's peace pro-
posals from which it appears that the
pontiff hoped to obtain a favorable an-
swer from the United States. It is inti-
mated by the paper that any step taken
bv the noDe is persistently misinter
preted and subjected to unfair criticism
and that the present proposal is no ex
ception. For instance it is pointea out
the note has been criticized because the
Iope has entered the realm of material
thirgs rather than spiritual when. i:i
fact previous notes lssuea oy mm nave
fully covered things spiritual. It adds
that the Vatican declares it can not De
accused of favoring the Germans in the
face of freouent denunciations by tne
holy father of the Belgian outrages and
the bombardment of open cities.
Regarding the pope s silence on tne
Balkan problem It is furtherpointed out
that the nope can not offer an immediate
concrete solution of a question which has
long troubled the statesmen of Europe.
The pope however in his note the paper
adds specifically invites the powers to
meet and arrive at an equitable agree-
ment. Discussing the moral basis of the
note the paper says that the holy father
like President Wilson in his notes sug-
gests the substitution of moral force of
right for material force and likewise com
pares passages in tne statemenu oi
President Wilson to the papal note re-
garding the freedom of the high seas as
With respect to the expenses of the war
the pope says ihat the present Russian
policy is one of peace without annexa-
tions or Indemnities and that this policy
has already been accepted by the Austro-
Uermans. Prussian Autocrary
i Associated hre-i Repo't.)
LONDON. August 29 The Evening
Standard commenting under double col-
umn headlines on President Wilson's re-
ply to the pope including the caption
"America's trenchant Indictment in rcpiy
to the pope a magnificent statement by
.Mr. Wilson" says in the introductory
"The reply is clearly one of the sharp-
est indictments of Prussian autocracy yet
made. Mr. Wilson makes it plain that
the war waged by the entente is against
the German rulers and that before nego-
tiations are entered upon there must be
ome one to negotiate with whose word
can be taken.
(Associated Press Report.)
PHILA'DELPHIA. August 29. The Na-
tional Medical association (colored)
adopted resolutions here Wednesday in-
dorsing President Wilson's rejection of
the pope's pefecc proposals and pledg-
ing assistance to the government to bring
about an increased enlistment of ne-
groes both within and above the draft
Race riots In East St. Louis Ches-
ter Pa. and other plac.es were deplored
by resolution the convention asked for
stricter laws and the certainty of their
enforcement to prevent repetition of
these occurrences. Announcement was
made that this-resolution was inspired
particularly' by the uprising of the col-
ored soldiers in Texas.
A. P. Operator Will
Report at Leon Springs
(Houston Post Special.)
DALLAS Texas. August 29. Ray
Blanchard well known Associated Press
operator and for the past several years
traffic chief of the Texas district left
Wednesday night for Leon Springs
where m will report to the signal corps
in training there.
Blanchard has been commissioned a
The Strong Withstand the Hat
summer Better Than the Weak.
Oia neoela wt are feeble asd rminr Dee-
pie who sra weak will In tratrtheiwd .
bl4 te to throosb the dreieesiBg bsel of mnm.
1 pr W jaaisg regslerly Ore- Tasteless elli
j Tenie. It peitaM asd earletwe tk kkM imi
SENT TO DRAFTED MEN
NEGROES TO FACE
CHARGE OF MUTINY
156 Soldiers of the 24th Infantry
RemoTed to Fort Bliss.
All Placed in Military Stockade.
Courtmartial Will Probably
Be Held at
(Associated Press Report.)
EL PASO Texas. August 29. One
hundred and fifty-six negro soldiers of
the Twenty-fourth United States infantry
brought here Wednesday from Columbus
S. M.. and placed in the military prison
stockade at Fort Bliss will In all prob-
ability receive trial by court martial here
military authorities said Wednesday
It was said the negroes or most of
them would face charges of mutiny in
time of war an offense which might be
punished by death in consequence of the
rioting last week in Houston.
Against 34 charges of murder have
been preferred in indictments returned
at Houston as a result of the killing of
17 and the wounding of many more in the
officers explained that the courtmartial
probably would be held here in the be-
lief that it would be undesirable to take
the negroes to Houston for trial.
Transfer of the prisoners from Co-
lumbus was effected without incident.
Whether the prisoners' against whom
indictments have been preferred will be
returned to Houston for trial by civil au-
thorities upon demand was uncertain
Military officers stated it was not ob-
ligatory to release to civil authorities for
trial military prisoners in time of war.
COLUMBUS. N. M. August 29. An in-
fantry battalion of the regular army from
Fort Bliss was brought here Wednesday
to assist In guarding negroes of the
Tweniy-fourth United States infantry
who are under restraint here in connec-
tion with the recent riots at Houston
One hundred and fifty-six negroes of
the Twenty-fourth were taken to Fort
Bliss Wednesday under guard. There
has been no trouble with the negro regi-
SAN ANTONIO. Texas. August 29.
Major K. .8. Snow will proceed to Co-
lumbus. N. M. Wednesday night it was
announced at department headquarters
Wednesday afternoon following an ex-
change of telegrams between Colonel
Malvern Hill Bam urn. chief of staff and
General George Bell commander at
Flynn As President
(Associated Press Report.)
KANSAS CITY. August 29. Thomas
P. Flynn of Chicago was elected presi-
dent here Wednesday of the American
Federation of Catholic Societies. He
succeeds John Whalen of New York.
A cablegram offering "fervent prayer
lor nappy success oi your noble peace
efforts." was sent to Pope Benedict by
Montlgnor Kennedy Oesd.
(Associated Press Report.)
ROME. August 29. Monsignor Thomas
F. Kennedy rector of the American col-
lege In Rome is dead after a long
In 1914 Monsignor Kennedy became ill
and although he recovered temporarily
his health failed gradually and a year
ago he was reported to be in a serious
condition. In May of last year Pope
Benedict appointed Menslgnor Charles
A. O'Hern vice regent of the American
college in Rome as coadjutor to Mon-
signor Kennedy with the right to suc-
ceed to the. rectorship.
Friends of Irish
Enjoyed Real Riot
(AssoctoleJ Press Report. 1
NEW YORK. August 29. The most
serious street disturbances this city has
experienced since "soap box" oratory be-
came an Issue between the authorities
and critics of- the government occurred
Wednesday night at an open air meeting
of the "Friends of Irish Freedom.' Sev-
eral men and women were arrested. The
police had to fight their way through a
surging crowd in order to get their pris-
oners to the night court where the up-
roar increased to such proportions that
police reserves were summoned to dis-
perse the mobs.
Stephen Johnson organizer of the
"Friends of Irish Freedom" and John
D. Moore ex-secretary of the order
were' among those arrested.
Scene of Serious Riot
'Associate a Press Report. t
LONDON August 2. Serious rioting
at BJorneborg Finland Is reported by the
Central News. It is said fighting be-
tween Finns and soldiers of the Russian
garrison lasted for several hours and that
a number of persons were killed or
This Is the day set for reassembling of
the Finnish landtag in defiance of the
dissolution order ot the provisional Rus-
sian government In his address at the
opening of the Moscow conference Premier
caws warning; that the cavern-
meat would prevent by (ore reopening of
tne net ana ins carrying out of we plan
for separation o uuana irons uuseuk
OQ UTCGCTC CITOf
23 VESSELS SUNK
BY SOBS PAST WEEK
Increase of Fire Over the Week
Eighteea of the Ship Siak Were
Orer 1600 Tons No Fishing
(Assmctated Press Reprt.)
LONDON. August 2$. An Increase tn
the number 'of British vessels sunk las'
week by mines or submarines is shown by
the Weekly admiralty statement Issued
Wednesday night. Eighteen vessels ot
more than 1M0 tons were sent down as
compared with 15 the previous week; and
five vessels of less than 1609 tens as
against three the previous week. No
fishing; vessels were sunk.
The summary of the statement follows:
Arrivals. S6S; sailings 2680.
British merchant vessels sunkrby mines
or submarines over 1600 tons. 18; under
1660 tons. Including one previously five.
British merchant vessels unsuccessfully
attacked. Including two previously six.
Hrltlsh fishing vessels sunk. nans.
Most of the uliikliurs reported in today's
totals occurred during the latter part of
the week. The first part of the week
was very favorable but later Ffritish ship
ping had a streak of bad luck. Today s
report runs only to mid-afternoon Sun-
day. ROME. August 29. Italian merchant
marine losses for the week ending Au-
gust I comprised one large steamer two
small steamers and two small sailing ves
sels. One steamer was unsuccessfully at-
tacked. Five hundred and eighty-eight vessels
of all nationalities and of a tonnage of
388.565 arrived and 557 vessels of a total
tonnage of 3SJ.765. left Italian ports.
The following is the loss by weeks since
1600 1600 Total
tons tons. sunk.
Feb. I to Feb. 25 '.. 171
Maichj 14 9 23
MarcriMl 13 4 17
March IS 16 X 24
March 25 19 7 26
April 1 IS 13 31
April S 17 2 19
April 15 19 9 2
April 22 40 15 65
April 29 .. 38 13 6
May 6 L'4 2! ' .46
May 13 18 S ?3
May 20 18 27
May 27 IS 1 19
June 4 J.. 15 3 IS
June 11 22 10 32
June 18 21 5 32
June 25 ij 7 28
July 2 15 ft 20
Julv 9 14 ' 3 IT
July 16 14 4 IS
Julv 23 21 3 24
July 30 IS 3 21
August C 21 2 23
August 13 14 2 16
August 21 15 3 18
August 2S 18 5 23
Total since Feb. 25.. 507 172
Total since Feb. 1 850
Two Texas Boys Rank
High at West Point
l Associated Press Report.
WESt'pOINT N. Y.. August 29 Sec-
retary of War Baker is expected to reach
here Thursday for the exercises attend-
ing the graduation of the class of ISIS
at the United States Military academy.
He will deliver the principal address and
present the officers with their diplomas.
A review before Colonel Thomas O.
Donaldson. Inspector general took place
Wednesday afternoon followed by a re-
ception upon the lawn at the quarters of
Colonel Tllman. superintendent ot. the
academy. The graduation ball one of
the most brilliant in the history of the
academy was held tonight in ihe gym.
The first ten men in the class include
Edmund H. Levy atid Thomas I. Stamps
of Texas. Two Filipinos Salvadore For-
mosa Reyes and Fldelventura Segunda
are among those who will be graduated
Thursday. Tney will be commissioned in
the Philippine scouts.
Face Arms Hands and
Feet Covered With
Fine Pimply Blisters.
"My face arms hands and feet were
covered with blisters that were centered
with fine pimples. They grew very
large and turned dark caugmg disfigure-
ment and my skin was rough. It would
itch and bum dreadfully and caused me
to lose sleep. I could not 'go near fire
and my clothes aggravated the eruption
so badly that I could not let the-affected
parts be touched by them. I could not
put my hands in water or do my regular
"The trouble lasted one year and six
months when 1 was urged to use Cuti-
cura Soap and Ointment and I used
four cakes of Cuticura Soap and four
boxes of Cuticura Ointment for three
weeks when I was healed." (Signed)
Miss Ethel M. Jones 183 N. Ashby
St. Atlanta Ga. December 11 1916.
When used for every-day toiiet pur-
poses Cuticura Soap not only cleanses
purifies and beautifies but it prevents
many little skin troubles if assisted by
occasional use of Cuticura; Ointment to
soothe and heal the firste-iigns of skin
troubles. Absolutely nothing better.
Then why not use them exclusively?
For Free Sample Each by Return
Mail address post-card: "Cuticura
Dept. H Boston." Sold everywhere.
Soap 25c Ointment 25 and 50c.
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The Texas Wonder cures kidney nd
bladder troubles dissolves gravel cures
diabetes weak and lame back rheuma-
tism and irregularities of the kidneys and
bladder In both men and women. Regu-
lates bladder troubles In children. II
not sold by your druggist will be sent by
mall on receipt of 11.00 One small bttii
la two months' treatment and seldom talis
to perfect a cure. Hend for testimonial!
from this and other H tat as. Dr. El w
Hall. 2?6 Olive t.. St. Louis Ma sold
by druggists Adv.l
DEMAND A QUARANTINE TITU
Phons Preston 1150 1167 or 11M
Lumberman. Bank -Bldg.
ana vatfemarka and eopyriants
Write for investor's Quids
st m Kaese Bido. Houston
. - PHONC PRSiTON
HARDWAY m CATHAY
AITQTPTk ?T17HAf!i7n '
AUSTRIA LPACED -
BY COAL SHORTAGB
Utonimb tf Cscn Were Broottk
Back Frta Rinks.
Men TTmftU to So Much Becassc
of Being Under Nonrisked.
Consumption to Be
IMsmtuited Prm Kmfort.i
UA8EL Swltserlaad August . Herr
von Hantaan the Austrian minister of
public works startled the Austrian cham
bee of daoutlea Tuesdav bv si v lng It a;
his official opinion that the coal crisis
had become a vital Question for Austria
Hungary according to Vienna advices
Wednesday The situation he declared
was one which must be faced without
optimism and with the utmost serious-
ness. In an effort to remedy matters con-
tinued the minister 12.W0 miner have
beea brought back to the mines front the
front but durlna August the authorities
bad beea unable to effect an Increase inS
production bemuse of the aader-nourisn-ment
of the workers. He pointed out
that they mast be accorded extra rations
even at the expense of other classes of
After the ministerial speech had been
delivered the economic committee of the
chamber introduced a bill creating a gov-
ernment monopoly of coal and authorising
the government to forbid the heating of
all" places of amusement except theaters
and museums and to close luxurious
Active in Argentine j
(Associated Press Report )
WASHINGTON. 'August S9. Any hope
felt here that Argentina will support the
allied nations In their war against Ger-
many virtually has- been abandoned as a
tesuft of the German government's suc-
cess in satisfying the demands of the
Buenos Aires foreign office in connection
with the sinking otVhe little Argentine
sailing craft Toro.
Germany's agreement- to pay Indemni-
ties for ships sunk and her promise not to
destroy other ships under the Argentine
flag caused Secretary Lansing to point
out Wednesday that the imperial German
government had made a greater promise
to the United States end then had broken
Examination of the facts Indicate how-
ever that German Will not be emuar-
mu. tiu WAntnv this latest nromlse be
cause Argentina has no mercantile marirt
engaged In Transatlantic treae. ins
whole controversy has impressed some of-
ficials here as hollow and its result Is
viewed as a point scored for Germany.
Its only effect will be to insure the neu-
trality of the South American country
whose importance ia exceeded 'by none
unless it be Brazil.
The outcome has created no great sur-
prise here. Since Brasil and a few other
South American republics aligned . them-
selves against the methods of Germany
agents of the kaiser have been known to
be very active In Buenos Aires. Captain
Von Papen former military attache here
whose withdrawal was requested because
of his unneutral acts now is at the Ar-
gentine capital where hp Is said to be di-
recting his country's propaganda.
It became known Wednesday that a
large part of the German money that was
In American banks at the beginning or
America's war with Germany has been
transferred to Argentine banks. Some of
this money has been invested there but
most of it Is merely held on account
Argentina's position may prove an em-
bonassing one to Brazil her neighbor on
the north. Brazil Is at war although no
rleclsratlon of the fsct has been msrt--.
Indigestion. One package
proves it 25c at all druggists
The Stevens Hammcricss
casts m sri tkaa sam
N has tho labratwi
STEVENS RECQIL UNLOCK'
providing aatftjty against
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HOUSTON'S HARDWARE HOUSE
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oi inis issue.
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(Coottnoad from Pace Oss.)
testimony to- Wa Introduced unless It Is
on incidental questions during the pros;-
reas of the trial. '.
It Is more likely that after the demur
reis have been presented decision on
them wHI ba reserved until the eonolualon
of the testimony. L
On this point rule 7 ef the rules of pro-
cedure. adopted for the guidance of the
court says: "All demurrers and -excep.
tlons shal first be heard and disposed of
and shall be decided and determined by a
majority of the members of the court
Rule 10 says:
"If. after the decision on demurrer and
exceptions presented there shall remain
any issues to be tried the trial shall pro-
ceed at-onee upon its merits."
If these rules are followed out there Is
no other alternative but to dispose of
the demurrers and exceptions before going
into the trial ot the issue upon the
Hule & also has this paragraph:
"All demurrers and exceptions having
been acted upon the board of managers
shall read and present the articles of Im-
peachment and the respondent shall enter
his appearance and present any answer
in writing that he may desire to present."
However these previsions may be
waived or amenaea.
It is more than likely that Governor
1 will first enter a spe
cial appearance for the purpose of making
a motion to. dismiss the charges upon sev
eral legal grounds.
Those who are familiar with the im-
peachment trial of Governor Sulser of
New Vork call attention to the fact that
a motion waa there made to dismiss on
the ground that the house met under the
call of the governor and that In Issuing
the caH for a special session Governor
Sulser did not include In the matters to
be considered a recommendation tor any
In the present case. It may he argued
that the call of Speaker Puller waa void
and that the house met only under the
call of the governor which had fox Its
purpose consideration of the university
appropriation and did not include a rec-
ommendation for impeachment. The an
swer to this contention in the Sulser trial
waa that the legislature has no Dower to
adopt impeachment charges but that the
house has sucn power at any time mat It
may be In session.
MAY ASK DISMISSAL
OF CERTAIN ARTICLES.
It Is probable also that Fargusoo'a coun-
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ul will nrasant nations to dismiss) OeTf
tain articles en the ground that thef are
i i. i -t . . MA.1..ttA wilful iii I ann
uwiiuannt ' w ivm.mh. . ...
duot in officer. ' .
n auriiM'hu astsaa as to Whether t'?
Governor Ferguson's counsel might ot-f
ohellsnae the right of at least one ar'fe:
to ait as a member of the court. KiWiiif
Li l.. .a. - dk.llauaM ssnl artaft hii
mutism inti man joesagejne -'
directed at tne president tro tew oi ta
senate upon the around that as hs would
hAAMWIA flMltAMAnZ mViM1Al 111 thSSVSntK
hMima iiMitanAn eovernor in tns event
ths impeachment charges were sustained V
he might be Interested - In the reotoome. ?
enater Hanger however dispoeed.of that f
nnuihi itv wadrumu in aecianns: unit n s-
such step would be.taken . v '.Si ;
It la probable that the answer of tho..4
in . ... - nik. Afonmmm
kutww . ill ( u y w4.iwi JT r i
purchase of groceries has beswreeently
repaid as well a the funds of the Texas .
National uuaro ana mat in eennseiioat
with the IMOO Item he had no knowledge
that It was charged against his accoftit-j
as ffovmmnr. v ' f .1
Just before the eourt of Impeachment
was about to convene Wednesday
Ins Senator J. C. McNealus Inquired -
Whether the eourt wouio terminals m i.
legislative sessions of the sonata.
tresiaent fro ism uon a. nram ruivu
the' nothing else oouidf come before the
eourt except tne judicial procsaurs.
Governor Ferguson aeeompenled by his ..f
counsel Was on
msel was on nana promptly at jv
look awaiting the opening of the eourt.
He will aaaln be repreaenna oy vv s.
r . .
Hanger as leading counsel Former Con- I .
Austin and B. Y. Cummings of HlUsboro.
The bhard of managers of the house led
by their chairman w. H. Bledsoe also
appeared In readiness to proceed. The
other members of the board are Bryan
Cone Fly Haldusek McMlllin Thomasorj
ef El Paso. Spencer of Wise. Woods and '
Bumored That Bailey
May Defend Ferguson.
( Houston fttt SpocioL
DALLAS Texas August ft Unoon-
firmed rumors were In circulation In Dal-
las Wednesday afternoon that former
United States Senator Joseph Weldon
Bailey was en route to Austin where It
was expected he would take an native
part in the Ferguson Impeachment pro'
ceedlnga rendering aid to former Oover-
Friends of the fprmer Texas senator de
nled any knowledge of euoh a move.
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