The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 160, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 11, 1917 Page: 2 of 14
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It to rn Without his order. He said
a agent for the bank. That was
t two months aao. I saw him again
a office t the day the Indictment
i returned. He said he waa very
i engaged la public matters and had
nine u nft to Bis private miiiMB.
arris CM you know that the account
been used tur the sovemor?
ureJJ Not at that time. I
ne4 It when I reaa the papers
anxtTw -At the time of your Interview
i sale to the governor it as your in-
'naUan from Mr Mansfield tht lie did
t owe the Houston National Exchange
a cent T
it trail No sir. I told him that we
c the matter up with Mr. Fox and that
' turned the contract over to us.
"arrte The governor told you that he
s perfectly willing to make a setUe-
nt but on account of the indictments
4 other trouble he had all - he could
aiblr attend to and had no time lo
-nd to the matter t .
ittreU Yes air.
. Cv Odle. State highway rommfs-
ner testified he was appointed by Gov-
'ior Ferguson and that he had a talk
h him on June 4.
arris Did he make any statement in
rence to Wilbur Allen?
JJa aaid that Wilbur Allen had
cited the appointment as regent and
t he was not loyal or that he was not
e jaaa be thought be was.
. HOOl .BUILDINGS DELAYED. .
F. A. Gross a contractor of Oklahoma
Citar. testified that he had the contract
fat the building of the Canyon City nor
aL He said the estimates were passed
a pT. Mr. Hendrictson. an inspector of
.)asoaiy and then submitted to the
orerbinf .board of the school.
Harris) Were any of the payments de-
Gross Tea sir. Borne of the money the
ivernor. held personally. He always
i anted It over to the treasurer. The war-
rant clerk in the comptroller s office
' -i ported to me that the governor had not
-posited the money. Estimates were
iad the first of every month. I went
. .o see the governor first and when he
wmsat la I went to see his secretary.
After the contract was completed 1 went
nd bad a - conversation with the gov-
ernor. The chairman of the board. Mr.
sam Sparks went with me. There was
'ot enough money to pay our balance of
lb contract. The chairman asked whether
ertain interest should be paid over to
the fund. - The governor gave him to
understand he wasn't going to pay any
iterest The chairman asked him how
mey were going to pay the balance. He
told aim be would approve a .deficiency
warrant for the balance.
1 Cross examination:
Hanger Yoa had separate contracts
for the main building and the wing?
Otoas Yes sir.
" Hanger The insurance money was
paid for the main building?
aon t Know about tnat. fartiy
Hanger Tou wanted part of that ln--.
sureBoe money paid on the contract?
Grass No air. I never had any talk
with the governor about that.
' Hangqr What was the contract on the
Gross I think probably J120.000.
Hanger Do you know how much In-
JBnnca mnnev fhurA sun1
Gross I think it was about J 100.000.
Hanger How much was the contract
On the wing?
Gross About ttti.000.
. -TWO WARRANTS.
... The witness said the estimate was held
up one month on the order of the gov-
ernor. He said there were very few ex-
' tru amounting to several hundred dol-
' lars. The contract for the mam building
"Was made December 12. 1914 but wit-
ness did not remember when it waa to
oe finished. He said It waa completed
pretty close to the date in the contract.
' It was sometime in March or April. 1918.
Hanger Were all your warrants and
-vouchers paid through the State treas-
-Cress Tea sir.
t Hanger Via you discount any?
Gross I think two or three of them
" through ike Texas Trust Co. of which
Mr. Sparks.' A member' of the board was
the head. That was in 1915.
f nanger now am you come to als-
Vount them at the Texas Trust Co. when
be money was In the American National
bank at - Austin and the Temple State
v Gross I didn't know that
i Hanger You didn't know the money
was there waiting?
- Gross No. It wasn't waiting because I
tried to get It
" Hanger Did you buy any material In
Manger uia you buy any hardware
. Gross No sir; the board bought the
Hanger iWaan' t the hardware bought
from Tips here and wasn't Goeth the
. - Grass I think he was connected with
It: I 'didn't know whether he was the
Hanger Wasn't he also on the grand
Jury which returned a bill of Indictment
. against the governor' .
Gross i don't know about that
' Redirect by Harris:
r At the time you -discounted the war-
rants were you able to collect the money
from the treasury?
"Grass No sir.
Harris Would you have discounted the
warrants If you could have collected the
IN STATE TREASURY.
Gross I should say not I had to pay
Interest on It
J Harris Who first suggested that you
discount the warrants?
.Gross I think It was a man In the
comptroller's office. He said that there
waa deficiency and that I would have
to discount them to get the money. The
vtend man who told me was the archi-
jMjt - Ths man In the comptroller's office
was Buck Harding the warrant clerk.
Me said they couldn't pay any money.
1 think the first time was In December
"14. t He went with me to the treasurer's
flrev t can not 'describe the gentleman
whom he talked there. He simply said
9 couldn't pay it. I spoke to Mr. Sparks
iiout the matter? and said it seems to me
ie money Governor Ferguson has oupht
10 be paid. He said. "That s up to the
'Werner." The architect Mr. Enders.
tula me he had a warrant which he had
s o discount.
The witness described the procedure he
nt through in getting his money after
e estimates were approved. He said he
ok the warrant to the comptroller who
eckedj it over and looked it up to see
nether there was any money there. He
id it didn't show enough money in the
"usury to pay for the estimate. He
d me to go in and see the governor.
aaid.it was kind of hard for them
ret a check from the governor and 1
lee go see him myself. The governor
s out of the city several times and
e fthad to wait two weeks. When I
ild see hitn I would show him the esti-
ta and he told the secretary to make
t av check .and send It over to the
A number of questions were propounded
' the members of the court in order to
ar us some points. In answer to one
nation he said that Mr. Sparks advised
to discount the warrant at hfs own
-k at Waco.
e testified that he went to Sparks'
k because that was where Mr. Enders
1 discounted his warrant and because
" was S heavy borrower at his own bank
i did not care to ask for any more.
.-. Sparks' said there was nothing in it
r Ins bank.
ewAPKR MEN CONFIRMED
uTS OF SPEECHES
ha -witness said that up to November
December. 1116 he always got his
nejr immediately and. that after that
was to4d.be could not get the money.
testified the? treasurer said there was
money available there that the gov-
f i cheeks went Into the general fund
t that onder the law they had no right
ke a separate Davment of that.
renre DuBose a newspaper reporter
I "alias Mews was the next witness
i oy inv nrosscauon. Ha identified
cotmt or the governor's speech at
t Mills July 11 appearing in. the
. co July 14. and another at Walnut
i appearing m me news July is.
wsWMeXMyosxwM saewfr eew
EXoerptaTrom the speeonss were reaa "J
General Crane. They eoatalned bitter at-
tacks by the governor on. the university
and the university faculty.
8illlman Evans also a reporter fog 'the
Dallas News. Menunea repone
speeches delivered by the governor June
It 14 and 17 containing similar attacks.
On cross-examination he stated that the
governor said at Abilene he did not tateae
to dose the university and that .he was
not agalnat higher education. Upon being
resalled in the afternoon be identified a
report of an attempted Interview with
the governor on June SO. 1917 when the
governor answered that ha did not know
whether the university Would be. opened
or whether funds would: be available to
On cross- AjnlnaUon. 'however he tes-
tified that the governor had stated in a
later Interview that the university .would
open that ISM.tM could be obtained from
land money or other funds which the uni-
versity had which would opera H
through the year or near the eloeeef the
year -and then deficiency warrants could
be Issued. '
At the afternoon session. O. H. Hoiton.
a clerk in the office of the state treasurer
was called to testify regarding the Canyon
City normal fund. Ho said that his rec-
ords showed a deficiency fn the general
revenue en October U. 11S ' but he did
not know 'hew much. He said that the
payments of the b.uildleg-of the new
school bv the Gross ButMtae? eompanv
came out or the general revenue. 4n which
fund it was deposited. HV said that be-
ginning November 1. IriS. the stats treas-
urer maae several calls for certain war-
rants then outstanding and net paid. The
first call was for $137000 on November t.
WHY THERE WA ' '
A TREASURY DEFICIT.
He said the amount of insurance money
paid into the treasury from the Canyon
City normal Tund by Governor Ferguson
after November 1 waa I61.099.8J. He
said that the Canyon City normal fund
was treated as a general revenue fund.
He declared It would not have been neces-
sary to declare a deficiency for some time
If the Canyon City normal ifund had been
on hand In the treasury that the defi-
ciency would have been delayed until the
tjO.000 was exhausted. He said the same
thing applied with reference to the ac-
counts of the secretary of state.
On cross-examination he said he could
not state whether the money for the Can-
yon City building was specifically appro-
Dronriated for that nuroose bv a special
act of the legislature but he assumed that
me iivo.ooo insurance money waa simpiy
to be added to the 954000 appropriated by
the legislature to be treated as a general
fund. If a special fund was maintained
the warrants would be paid out for the
building as the money came In.
He said the warrants Issued by the
comptroller of the Canyon City building
treated It as a general revenue fund. He
stated that if the $101000 normal Insur-
ance money had -been placed as a special
fund In the treasury there would have
been no difference as to ths time the
State went on a deficiency basis. He tes-
tified that the governor deposited 949-
507.35 up to November 1 1915. and 951-
090.81 after that date.
H. A. Turner secretary and treasurer
of the Texas Trust company and secre-
tary of the normal board ef regents tes-
tified that his company purchased four of
the warrants received by the witness
Gross in payment for the construction of
the Canyon City Normal building. .Two
of these he said were purchased No-
vember 3. 1915 one for 98732.W and one
for 8S1IC70. They were discounted. for 1
per cent. Two others were purchased De-
cember 1 1915 one for 14201.10 and one
for 17291.20 at a price of less than one-
half of 1 per cent He said this charge
was less than what the Austin banks
usually charged. Hs said he had no in-
formation as to the probability when they
wculd be oald and that no favoritism was
shown his bank In collection. In each
instance one warrant was against the
main building and one "against the wing.
The witness testmea tnat iiv.ouw or. tne
Canyon City Normal fund had ' been on
deposit fn the Texas Trust company for
about six months before Governor Fer
guson took office.
FUND WAS DRAWING
FIVE PER CENT INTEREST.
Ceunfcel for the prosecution brought out
that at that time a per cent interest was
being paid on it while' tt was drawins
no Interest when It was deposited by
Governor Ferguson ir. the Temple State
Answering the questions of senators.
the witness stated "That the State treasure)-did
not own any stock in the Texas
Trust company and that the company did
not loan him any money during the last
The witness Evans who was recalled
tt the stand testified that he heard Gov
ernor Ferguson! say that "if that crowd
out there keeps on like they are I don't
care whether the university opens or
not He also Quoted (he governor as
saying he wanted to meet them half way.
At uus point uenerai tTane iniroaucea
mtIm nr nM)i the narunM tMlnr to
show that Governor Ferguson vetoed the
salary increase tor Judges after the ad-
verse decision by the supreme court in
the "chicken salad" case. It was shown
that the bill reached the governors desk
March IS. 1917.
Fred Gonnerty chief clerk of the su
preme court testified that the Mlddleton
or "chicken salad1' case was filed in the
supreme court August X 1914; that a
writ of error was refttsed January 10.
1917; that a motion far rehearing was
filed January li. 1917 and was overruled
March 28 1917. On April S the governor
vetoed the Judges' salary Increase bill
his reasons being read into the record ss
TEXT OF MESSAGE
VETOING JUDGES' SALARY BILL.
"To the Honorable Secretary of State.
'This is to advise that I have this fifth
day of April. A. D. 1917. officially disap-
proved and vetoed bouse bill No. 21
passed by the thirty-fifth legislature- the
same being an act to rafse the salaric
of district Judges from $3000 to 83600;
of Judges of the courts of civil appeals
from 94000 to $4500; and the Judges of
the supreme court and the court of crim-
inal appeals from $5000 to $8000 my objec-
(Thereupon tne clerk noceeded with the
reatfng of the document.)
1 am quite well aware of the criticism
which 1 shall receive for vetoing this bill.
but I think I know what I am doing.
Judges should not be paid as little ss tiie
poorest lawyer in the community makes
nor should they be paid what the next
lawyer in the country makes: but they
should? be paid an amount somewhat larg-
er than what the average lawyer In the
country makes. In my opinion this law
would not change the personnel of three
district Judges in Texas. Three thousand
dollars will get Just as good a district
judge as $3800 will get. and I am reliably
informed that every Judge on the court of
civil appeals and on the supreme court
is a candidate for re-election. Daring my
incumbency of office there have been
man v vacancies probably 26. on the vari
ous district benches of the State: and in
variably 4 was besieged and beset b
as good if not the best' talent in each
district imploring me to give them the
appointment which shows that $3000 a
year is sufficient. When a district Judge
gets $3000 a year with no books to buy.
with no office rent and no stenosranher
to employ it Is equal to a law practice
that pays $5000 a year far more than
the average lawyer makes or ever hopes
to make. The higher courts of this State
have given their approval to the nrooo-
sition that tiie governor of this State must
be. restricted to a salary of $4000 and no
more: and It does occur to me that if
the dignity of the governor's office is to
be thus restricted by the decree of the
higher courts to $4000 a y-ear. they them-
selves ought to be satisfied with their
present salaries which are as much and
more than the governors salary.
"It would cost the taxpayers of the
State some $75000 a year if this law waa
enacted; which amount. In my opinion
would net Increase the efficiency Of the
personnel of the Judges who are now
paid as well if not batter than the other
branches of the pttbHe service. The bill
is tnereiore aisapprovea and vetoed."
James K. Ferguson.
Governor of Texas.
General Crane then read the letter
written by Governor Ferguson to the su
preme court on March 22' 1917 which
was ss Toitows: .
To the Supreme Court of Taxes Capitol.
March 22 1917. Gentlemen: Referring
u uie UN m. suuuisauu. vs. .lerreu now
before your court and generally known
as the "chicken salad ease" I am taking
the liberty to call to your attention sec-
tion 48 of article 3 which appears to give
the legislature the right to levy taxes
You Need A
- Tan Breve's
The OM gtaaiatp Orese-a Tasteless eUD Teafr
Is eansllv nluahl as a Oewral Tnele eecaoee
tt reets las the well snow taale BtBtmUss ef
QUlMflK sad IBOX; tUc-AO. m
H JUSiO 4 -;ia-uLY; Qui
and raise revenue fee the payment oT all
emoera agents and employee ef the State
sovwrnmeat and ell- incidental expenses
connected therewith. vv w '
In all nrohairiUrw.imd ltave considered
this provision of the .epastttutlon but es 1
a . ef the opnstvruuon nui m
a ef such nubUe importance
the liberty te again call rout
the provision n order thai
tne matter is
I mm taking
there may be- no possibility of -the Jim
vision . being evenooaee. j
Tfc. 'kri mi IV li Hn. attorney
or the fpyernor In the Mlddleton' case
wu than ttrMluc4. to ahow thai the
attention of the supreme court had al-
ready been alled to section 43 article 8"!
beea aiieo to section . srecn
constitution in the original brie
of the constitution in tne original pnu
as well as la the application for a writ
uf error and. the motion for rehearing.
senator Manser j aaaea tne witness
whether It was usual for the .supreme
court te read all the briefs fifed with
them to which the witness answerea in
LETTER WRITTEN TO
JUDGES WAS READ.
A transcript of the record In the case
of Maddox against the Dayton Lumber
company was introduced in evidence and
thoo the stter which the governor sen!
tn tie judges of the Beaumont court of
appeals in answer to a letter from Judge
A. G. Brooks. The governor's letter was
as follows: "
Judge A. Q. Brooke. Beaumont Texas.
April 17. 1918. Dear Judge: Tour favor
of April It has been unanswered on ac-
count of absence from home.
I note that you want me to write you a
letter containing the folktwings:
"Judge A. G. Brooke Beaumont Texas.
"As my appointee I am pleased to know
that you have riven satisfaction to the
bench bar and people of your district."
James rerguson. .
It Is with verv sincere regret that. I
advise that I ean not conscientiously write
you to the manner requested. A state-
ment of that kind ought not te be gfven
by me unless I honestly entertained that
I appointed you and the other ntembers
of the court upon the belief that you
would hear the merits of every lawsuit
and upon the recommendation of your
friends that each and every member of
the oourt possessed the legal qualifications
commensurate with the dignity of the
position to which you were appointed.
This appointment was made in the face of
strong protests claiming neither member
of the court was a lawyer of any knows
My attention has been nailed to the de-
cision of your court rendered 4in the case
of MaddOx vs. Dayton Lumbtr company
which had been previously decided a gains;
the defendants in the lower court. If thlj
opinion is permitted to stand then there
is no title In Texas to any land located in
a survey that contains an excess but what
can be taken away from the people who
own IL and they are subject at any time
to have their land filed on by unscrupu-
lous land surveyors in utter defiance of
the laws of Texas and the supreme court
decisions which have held that the acts
of such surveyors are utterly void and all
proceedings thereunder convey no title..
t cau your attention mat your court al-
though this proposition has been raised
repeatedly In the different hearings ot
this case has failed to meet this question
raised in the record. The humblest clti-
sen in the land is entitled to have the
contentions of bis case passed on whether
favorably or unfavorably. The decision
in this court permits in utter defiance of
law tne survey of a public surveyor ad
mitting that he had a proprietary Interest
iu the land surveyed as a vacancy to take
procedure over every surveyor that had
surveyed this land for 70 years and sur-
veyed at a time when the marks were still
on the around and could be found and in a
position to know what they were doing
far better than any unlawful surveyor who
.could locate it at the time that this land
was located under an agreement to eet
part of the land which he might locate.
I call your attention that all these facts
appear in the record and the rule is well
established that the burden of proof was
upon the plaintiffs to establish their title
and when there is a void chain appearing
in the title certainly no lawyer of any
known ability could contend for a minute
that the plaintiffs would be entitled to
Not being satisfied with disregarding
the law in this respect the court has seen
fit no go in and find facts and locate the
vacant surveys and thus invade the prov-
ince of the Jury in such s manner as to
do violence to the rights of citizens and
the laws or this country
Not being satisfied with this for 'the
first time in the history of Texas Juris
prudence the court lays down the as-
tounding proposition that in the location
of this land that the calls ot the survey
can not be reversed In order to properly
locate the land.
Taking this decision as sample of the
court's work. I can not. In Justice to my-
self consider thst ft . would be proper- for
me to write you in the manner requested.
As you know. I entertained for each
member of the court the highest regard
but do not think I can go further than
I have done to .promote the personal in-
terest of the members of the court.
I am sending a copy of this letter to
each member of the court. In order trlat
all parties mar be advised of the true
tacts. Tours truly.
James E. Ferguson
e. e. to Judge John M. Conley.
c. cto Judge V. E. Middlebrook.
This letter was written while motions
In which the governor was Interested as
cne of the parties were pending. This
"Smart Uniforms" .
Sakowrtz Bros. Uniforms . C
are not mere garments; they possess';
style smartness fit and workmanship.
' ' ?.:''! ""
Regulation Uniforms of O. D. khaHi - V'
$7.50 $13.50 and $1650. ' . 4
1-4 . '
Regulation Uniforms of O. D. Serge; -
$30 and up to $45.
Stetson Service Hats $5 $6. ' i'
. Leather Puttees $7.50 $8.50 $10 V
" ..- : -vv . '
' ' ' . : ' ' Army Lockers '' -; -
' : and rhaqy other novelties in khaki.
' Fittings very appropriate for gifts y v
Send for Complete Military List ('''-
vTt. U Z'i i'i fH of ths teuthwtgt!; j-n?;.; t
jij - rumj-jut nr""
reavmiAMir .waa Introduced In 'connection
wlttt the charge that the governor eoujfht
te use tne power or a oioce to uuiu-
lui&isftftiii Coiainitt4ft .
w orxuig uu iia xrogTam. -.
JATjaffrN.-Tsnasv Bept qaoram
filled te materialise in the bouse Monday
I imiVntnsT hen ths body was Parted to
order bV nsakdr Fuller. onl 78 members
answering the ro oaU. ' H ;
' "rtii Mr if tfca hr.na .lrivestlratlng
committee as to the method of procedure
lu Mads aannlllli to Cbaiman FIV
of. the committee Mr Fly aaid that the
repost la now being drartea ana win on
ready not 4atar than Tuesday morning.
The plan for a general investigation ofaU
departments and State institutions la de-
cided upon and this work will be. done
through subcommittees and expert audit
ors engaged 'or Jtoat. purpose. '""'i
(Continued Yrom Page One.)
prohibitionists commenting said: "This
was a destiny making day in CeJlM
county. The ejection is a triumph Of tne
forward marching forces for a bigger ana
better Dallas. We trust that Tarrant
county wHi shortly wheel into tne ary
column. This double victory will be
speedily followed by the abolition Ot me
liquor traffic for Texas soil."
Chairman Wolfe of the prohibitionists
declared- thf victory to be the greatest
in any county in tne oisio v. "
greatness of Dallas.
The county outside the city of Dallas
which has seen dry for 25 years was the
deciding factor in the election the city
having voted "wet" The last previous
locaFoptlon election in the county was
held In 1903. " . M
Mum than 90A aalnnns and several Of
the largest wholesale liquor houses in the
aoutiiwesl wiu pe aneciea ay raumy a
election. Prohibition leaders said Monday
night Dallas was the largest city in the
country to vote out liquor by the local
option route. The population of the city
was recently esumaiea at ieuwv py iub
United States census bureau.
County officials said Monday night the
saloons In Dallas will close by October
20 at the latest Under the law the
county commissioners are' required to
meet within 12 days after the election
canvass the returns and enter necessary
orders. These orders become effective SO
days from the date of their Issuance.
During the campaign there waa con-
siderable talk of a contest by. the antis
In event the prohibitionists won on the
ground that the 1918 election officers
presided today instead of those officers
appointed by the county commissioners
to preside over 1917 elections.
Chamber of Commerce
(HoMJiom Post SttciaL)
WASHINGTON Sept. 10. It was' for-
mally announced Monday that Adolf Boldt
ot Houston assistant cashier of the Lum
berman National bank has accepted tne
position of field secretary of the Chamber
of commerce 91 ine 1 -mcsq niaies. ar
001 at wno was toriuei -jsecreuuy m mo
Houston Chamber of Commerce and pres-
ident of the Texas CominercLU Executives
association has already assumed his new
duties. He is extremely .well known in
the Southwest having served as presi-
dent of the Southern. States Commercial
association. Therefore his new connec-
tion marks his returning to commercial
organisation work but. in a larger field.
Tne tnamDeroi commerce ui tne unit-
ed States now numbers almost 1000 of the
leadina- commercial organizations 'local
and national in the country and repre-
sents upward of 890.000 business mem
Texas already representee ny no or-
ganizations in the national chamber.
Among these are the Chambers of Com-
merce of Houston Austin El Paso Fort
Worth San Antonio and Waco.
Soldiers to Co-Operate
in Buying of Supplies
(.Associtttd Prtti Rrporl.)
PARIS. Sept. 10. The minister of war
has authorised soldiers to form and ad-
minister co-operative societies to pur-
chase food supplies 'for themselves and
families in order to combat the increasing
cost of livjng. Membership in the socie-
ties would be Jimlted to soldiers.
URINE GnmAalti EyeEd.
sore eyes eye maimed py
Saw. JWaod IvW quickly
relieved by Murine. Try it in
your Eyes and in Baby's Eyes.
Satae la Tdkw h. 8W Bktt -
VOTED DRY BY
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(knaptnies i tin CmplUn ftrift
SAvii frarets ih. iTahdatt ud
tfetf' tlii'Compaiiy;- J.
.-.-v iff Mswm isss.1
rORTwaRTH.T4s $ept l.-04-erel
John A. Hulen't brigade consisting
PC 4ho Second Third and Fourth regt
mentaVdf Texstatltry wm not pe
amoq(.the organization that are ached -tied
IsKarrlvaAt Camp Bowie Septera-
cii'lher'. ' according . to an announcement
tmsr Binmnnni nirr-T ". -
now 4Wesj' tni be highly probable'. that
this; tjrlgade Will be left on the Mexican
border te" do' guard duty. Cor a while at
least as no Information has been re-
ceived at the divisional headquarters eon-
!m'. ;.r. .AAil
tlonal troops in camp Monday all of the
other brigades have been filled except
Separate detachments of the Oklahoma
w.Tn 1 nn mrnvmi ni n n 1 1 v ivirv uu-
National Guard and It may be expected
that. a. mere uniform schedule of training
wHI obtain. . Many of the companies have
made such rapid -progress however since
they were mustered in on August S. that
they have. already reaehed the school of
the company. The drill grounds contingu.
one to the various caress were filled witk
such units Monday
Packing Houte Men
Got Wag Increaie
EAST 8T. UClrF-tf rA
increase of 25 osnei. aaU uieri 'grant
ed by the sacking hsiuse hJt.as ah-
nounced Monda. vber .tt tfonway
general manager -ot- Ujrneu. Ok. The
Increase became eiootive ud last Week
work and. the men will receive th first
pay under' the new schedule next .Thurs-
day. About sSOO men an4 affected
provesit 25cat affciusta
OMslned and trademarks and cprloHts
registered WrKe fer- Divestorw OuMe
Seek. Of floe at 70S Kress Bldg Houston
Texas. . 'PHpNC PfU-STON 47M
HARPWAY & CATHEY
DEMAND A GUARANTEE TITLE
EVERY. TIME- : -Phone
Preston 1164 1167or ItSs)
Uunhtunnana Bank Btda-
We offer the above first
mortgage bonds for sale at
a price to net practically 6
on the investment .
1EDUAUS & CO.
stocks" 'bonds notes
1012 TCXAS AVE.'
BLUE AND WHITE
- SEE SHOW. WINDOWS
;iW-j tOISTEXAS. AVIv:--
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rrinr. TTn nv err
IS. V i
t-tvti 'i i i a 1 - f;
JollcsainiWers Sent io tis ijnloa
t 8ttloa tad Freiflit Pepoti of
v-IOl Eoadif Affected Iryihs v" l
Kansas - crnv aiL sst. iiwriM
strike 'of freljrht ' handlers virtually
stopped local freight traff to oa five
road sphere Monday night and via threat-
enins te interfena Willi a sixth.
lnteneva wua a aixta. - ' .
'As i result of thevralhouf afo
sut stonoav or
approximately too freight hi
telv BOO 'frete-ht nanaiers
roads the Chicago and Alton Book Island
Guns and Ammunition
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W - '.-J-
v r ; siiiiiLi
y " v1 - WW- ta mviMMf" M
Onr stock of Winchester Shotguns sad Rifles Is complete. Big
fresh stock of Red "W Shells la all loads.. Sent vs your order.
wo snip quicsT. .. - .
I have on KandS; riew jgunrquisition8 from
-dealerg during ''.the recent riot which I wish to
aispose or quiCK rpr caan. tne suns can uc in-
spected at my office in the coqruioue.
M. FRANK HAMMdND Sheriff Harris Co.
The New Low Heel Shoe
For women is very stylish this season.
They are good looking serviceaSe and
comfortable. Ko-Ko Brown. Russia
Calf. Welt soles. Like cut. .
OUR SHOES Fn.
Interstate Commerce Commission
i . . .
"The regularity of the sailings the
frequency of the service the ex-
pedition with which through ship-
ments are handled and the "
promptness in adjusting claims
for damage and overcharge were
testified to by numerous ship-pers.
Th ibove refers te tse Steamship Service of the
"MORGAN LINB" y
Operstlnf betstea . . 1
Neir York and New Orleans
. i Through. Louisiana. Texas' New Mexico Ansons . . .
' ' ' 4 ' .CalifoBUs Oregoa . .T - -
Our guarantee means sotaetlliis to.you. 1$ yesrs cq Mda Zu '
" - i
BIS MAlN-HTos AwVV
i ransai-'sjid JTjntB''
?vV ;ttass4'asrt 'ie' tii not i -ere.
Vaitln to Jiestho ptr- w. '
."SkVnf nearhr JM 1
uon aiDiiuar ."'"is." i- nros:. r tt
hacaaao aod mail haoojere was in prof.
reaaTltsr the Of floors were sent to i. ;
Monday .night there was P"d ?of
era! patrolmen at each freight depot .
A Co.. Uonday. and the arrival of w
F QUI represenunr e ssk"" -reau
of the department f labor .were
SeenlreVolopSenu : '
paoklnc houstv workers lhiJr1"3
RsirrwiUr expected to offerTueej t u
day to aetaa- mediator. aftef an lnvestj- .
ratloo Of trtk4 ftondiUona. X 1 1 i
rTiSM M lolenoe IB the y ; V - '
in house jtrik :wif(fi& so far. . -r ; yf.
-0.: IXvB An imsrsns www
av alsistlve HeoM laxsdve. estbtrtle est Brw
SfsIbhJ.treSrtk wits eslattWsa-stl. ;
uluL Do set trips sr.ssjtsrs stossMsl W)e.-
s.' '14 a V Ac V v '.'
inn uiini hkmpk ' rr
& Steel CO. i
YOUI HOME BANK
Keep your money on deposit in your
OWN HOME TOWN. Ths funds of this
bank are used in helping the business
interests of YOUR COMMUNITY. The
prosperity of this bank is tied up with the
prosperity of all the merchants and deal-
ers of our own neighborhood. This bank
offers you s service equal in security and
accommodation to that of any other bank
. no matter where.
NfA? Totk nd Oalrsstea
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