The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 245, Ed. 1 Tuesday, December 5, 1922 Page: 2 of 14
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TOE HOUSTON. POST: TUESDAV MORNING ' DECEMBER ' 5 1922
. 1 V
' FOR 1923 PLACED
AT THREE BILLION
V (Cont'd tram Pg. t)
cee and national itfuw" the prest-
' Tbo MMit recommended for na-
' tJonal defenss to divided tat twe
? thMK Amy UM.W.U7; navy .-
- "Tli ajnoont recommended for the
r - liitsnanc and operation of the army
. wUI provide for a regular army of 11-
-.. omoari and l0o enlisted men.
t - exclusive of the Philippine scouts
j'f: wtolcii la tne fore bow aotnorised by
. congress: will prorMa for tha train-
tag of 1MM rwarr officers far- a
v- ponon ot it osyo ana tor ih tor a
. period ot tkrc months aa against a
total of only 1000 for II daya during
i : tha currant flacal rear; will proTlda
i. for tha attendance af S1M man at
t " civilian military training cam pa aa
. against tl.ttt during thla flacal year.
N and win enable tha mllltla bureau to
f Increase tha strength of tha national
guard from 1(0000 officer and man
the atrength of June M mt to 215-
000 office rg and men.
t Lett far Air Service.
"For the air service the amount
recommended la flt.t7f.l00 which la
ll.MO leas than tha 1H spproprla-
ion. and will permit thla aervice to
perate efficiently in accordance with
ltlng policy. For the United
States military academy at west Point
19 AM ASS ! MflanmandHl an IncmM
of 7W over IKS.
"The amount recommended for the
navy will provide for the present en-
listed personnel of 84000 men: will
maintain all present ahlpa In commis-
sion; win Increase the steaming radius
of capital ships from 13.080 miles to
f.iOO miles and other ships propor-
ionately; win provide training for
000 officers and 7000 men la tha naval
serve and will make provision for
continuing aft new ship construction
in privately owned yards except for
reduction In speed of construction on
three light cruisers: for suspending
the construction of four auxiliaries In
iavy yards and reducing the speed of
onstruction on two fleet submarines.
i ne amount provwoa in me puagei
' Yr military pensions and allowances
includes $151000000 for pensions 1414-
. M4.0M world war allowances and 12.-
ttt.Ztt tor retirement pay.
rer bivii puncnens.
The amounts recommended for civil
functions total $U.(0K. Under
this general function I1487l7 to sl-
owed for foreign relatione and pro-
tection of American Interests abroad;
IK.5U.Ui for general law enforce-
ment which lnoludea activities baring
to do with the enforcement of general
laws and the administration and en-
brcement of special acta like the na-
tional prohibition act. tha narcotic act
and tha investigation and prosecution
af war contract frauds: f7.1M.OO0 for
the control of currency and banking:
ll2.U4.105 for tha administration of
Indian affairs; 117511011 for tha ad-
iininniran m wouc uomam: 911
11000 for tha promotion and regula-
tion of commerce and Industry which
Includes tha activities of tha tariff
commission and federal trade commls-
v sion. the patant office and those ao-
- ; tlvitiea of tha departments of agrlcul-
' ture and commerce having to do with
V '.he promotion and regulation of com-
merce and industry; I7M91.M5 for the
promotion regulation and operation of
marina transportation which include
. IfcO.411.509 for tba ahlpptng board and
- emergency fleet corporation; 14.514 000
tor the promotion and regulation of
and transportation; fftM.171.p41 for
the postal service and land telephonic
and telegraphic communication which
includes $50010. 101 for the postal
'. service; $2.S77M for tha promotion
and regulation of agriculture; $1144-
N for the promotion and regulation
nT fisheries; I4.71I.0M for the promo
tion of labor Interests; $1171210 for
immigration and naturalisation; $15.-
17713 for promotion of public health:
$10151040 for promotion of public edu-
cation: flt.tll.tft for science and re-
search. fr rSiblie Work.
- "For public work under civil func-
tions IM.197.030 to carried which In-
cludes $41744560 for rivers and har-
bors proper and Hams of similar char-
acter: $J1.4$0000 for roads; fMM.lOo
for Panama canal; $4750000 for recla
mation service; $2200000 for railroads
In Alaska; $572160 for hospital cori-
atrucUon and faclllUea for war pa-
1 tlenls and S2.II4.42S for other nuhlle
improvements and government plant
"Under non-functional approptia-
tlona Is carried a total of $1155710002
which Includes 3tl$705 for refunds
losses contingencies and miscella
neous; $346017000 for public debt re-
tirements payable from ordinary re-
ceipts; 150000000 for Interest on the
public debt and $24431543 for dis-
bursement of trust funds.
"Can there be a reasonable expec-
tation for further considerable reduc-
tion In governmental expenditures In
the near future? Thla question la
no doubt on tha lips of many. The
burden of taxation cajosed by tha
world war has borne heavily upon us
all and It has been the earnest desire
of the government to reduce -this bur-
den to the minimum consistent with
a proper functioning of tha federal
service. We have seen however that
approximately two-thirds of tha taxes
collected go to pay certain fixed
charges over the expenditure of which
there can be little or no administra-
"After deducting these items there
Is left as has been shown approxt-
. mately only $1000000000 out of which
these normal operating expenses of
tha government must be paid. It Is
. against this group of expenditures that
tha retrenchment policy ot tha gov-
. eminent haa been directed.
. "A reduction In the expenditures
' would undoubtedly result from tba
reorganisation of tha department and
. aetabllshment upon a more scientific
basis but wa can not look to thla
alone to affect auch a material reduc
tion In coat of government operations
as would Justify the expression of
". hope for a considerable lessening of
"There Is however another Held
' of government operation a rapidly
. orpeatmng neia of government ex-
tandUare which may be discussed
rttk nraflt to us alL I refer In tha
ixpeuaiiBres wnica are oeing maae
from appropriations for federal aid In
lines of roes arch improvement and
development which while having no
direct connection with the operations
L V k. I I Hff htn.M n V. -
- government have grown to become
recognised part of lta activities
u These extraneous activities have
towed from-til taws enacted pursuant
to popular demand. And I take thla
location to refer te them for tba pur-
ee of snowing- that tha taxation
wmcn neceeeanir resuiis in piwramg
uids to meat than u a necessary
acideat to the fulfillment of tb pop
i la th efforts which have been dl
acted to reducing public expenditures
f t hav been Dinch concerned rn ap-
. parent increasing Btate count) and
H Bnicipal . tadebtadoeas and I am
A fearfel last tbl condition may be
lit part attrfbaUM to tb sxpendl
tare mtit by th government pur-
( auant M Its federal aid laws at mariy
of these law require Stat contrtbu-
. tiees aa a praroqulslt to the extension
t fsiawl mt.- j ? j
L :- v 4 '
A. & 11. COLLEGE TO
FIND OUT HEEDS
trattea to the broadest aim of acoom-
pilahments. He summarised his requests for ap-
propriations aa presented In hi bud-
get made up for the board of control
recently defended them sll as being
In Use with the very beet business
policy of the State and declared that
ha would fight for then with all his
strength In the legislature. His first
consideration he said would be for.
the hundreds of students who are now
cared for in tents on the campus.
New Dormitories Needed.
Re said one dormitory must he
built each year of the next biennlum.
A library armory and admlnitt ration
building for the extension service em-
ployes were other necessary oulldlnga.
Turning to ths larger plan of expan-
sion he s other Institutions
must be built Into the system at an
early date because of the enormous
extent of the State and predicted that
a co-educational Institution to teach
both agriculture and domestic science
would be built I Western Texns soon.
It would not be under an Independent
board of administrators but would be
closely articulated and co-ordinated
mitt the present A. and M. system.
He was sure this would be the plan
followed because the people of Texas
are tired of duplication of effort and
see th economy of simplifying the
educational administration system.
The sympathy of the group ex-
pressed m periodic outbursts of ap-
plause and words of approbation pro
voked the president to conclude with a
declaration of personal faith and am-
bition for the Institution. He declared
that his one purpose In active life was
to build -In Texas the most efficient
agricultural educational system In tht
world making It possible for a repre-
sentative number of those engaged in
the agricultural Industry of the State
to acquire the most scientific know!
edgs available and go back to make
over the rural life) of Texas. He said
he had no ambition to be anywhere
else In the world except at A. and M.
and would make a lifelong fight In Its
"We have Just begun to bultd an
agricultural educational avatem In
Texas" he said. "We are still playing.
We should hsve ample facilities here
today to educate S000 young men in
the science of agriculture. Up In New
Tork the other day I saw the sits on
which the State la preparing to build
one dairy barn which will cost more
than the entire plant of Texas A. and
M.. and yet Texaa produces one-
twelfth of the agricultural production
of the nation."
Following the first meeting Monday
morning at which time Willoby Turner
of Granger was elected chairman of
ths group and Harry Williamson of
Dallas secretary the body divided
Into groups and began their Inspection
of the institution. No set1 program haa
been made but tha guests have been
invited to see the entire Institution.
question tha officers and atudenta as
well and go privately about to Inform
themselves In ths best possible man
ner. The inspection will be concluded
Tuesday evening the various groups
will make reports and fleet a smaller
body aa a permanent legislative com'
mlttee to formulate the recommenda
tions of the party. This body will then
remain over until Wednesday to cc
COTTON MEN FAVOR
United Press Report.
MEMPHIS Tenn.. Dec. 4. Bttab-
llsblng non-cotton planting tones with
Btats legislation to enforce a quaran
tine is favored aa the best means of
fighting tha boll weevil by the cotton
mates commission which opened a
three-day conference here.
Four representatives of the United
States department and Southern cot-
ton men planters and co-operativel
are in attendance.
A. W. McLean governor-elect of
North Carolina recommended In-
creased State and federal appropria-
tions to fight the boll weevil perma-
nent establishment of a commission
and State laws governing cotton plant-
ing In weevil-infested districts.
Henry C. Wallace secretary of ag-
riculture will address the convention
Judge Asks Indictment
Of Fair Men Shriners
. Houston Post gpeciaL
BEAUMONT Texas Dec. 4. Indict-
ment of officials of the South Texss
State fair and the El Mlna temple
Shrine circus for permitting gambling
as the result of wheels operated on
the show grounds was asked today
by District Judge E. A. McDowell In
his charge to the grand jury. In hit
charge th Judge urged the InquUltort
to probe alleged attacks upon the
character of candidates for office as
well as to go after bootlegger and
"get the big ones." He charged that
saloons are running here and urged
tha probers to ascertain- If they are
running with the knowledge of offi-
cer! and if they are th offioert
should be Indicted.
"The worst thing I have heard of
here la the running of banking
wheels" he said. "It to a crying
shame. The leading men and women
of th city bet at these wheals. If
any ordinary man were to run them
he would be arrested at once. Get
these hesd officials maks them ex-
plain why tha law does not apply to
Hcscd Perfect Oil lloators
Don't Boy Cheap Plans
a a tivrm tn get a naag
OLIVER'S 910 Texas Ave.
j i i
ALLOWED TO CALL
(Cont'd from tg.L)
ask for more authority Mr. Ralston
rave tha name of Chief Justice Tart;
former Attorney General George W.
Wtckershamf Samuel Oompera. presi
dent of th 'American Federatioa of
Labor and Guy Oyster. Mr. Gotnpers
secretary a witnesses he wasted to
appear before th committee. In con
nection with charge that Mr. Daugh
ertr had tailed to press cots an tl -trust
cases air. Balaton said that Donald H.
Rich berg a lawyer of Chicago and a
Clevesand lawyer -named Stevenson
whoa Initials ha 414 not remember.
anouM be called.
Csansol Ha Wltwsstae. .
A row developed at the ouUet of the
neanac. ana it last tor nearly an
now . wltnost getting anywhere
aaUrtnan Volstead declared the com
mittee waa not trying to prevent the
Investigation In pressing Mr. Keller to
give the list of witnesses.
Mr. Ralston said he was ready to
give the committee the "names of
soma half a 4osen witnesses." and
that It could best determine whether
they would appear.
"Some ot these witnesses are sub
ject to the very power of the defend
ant" said Mr. Ralston. "There are
many Issues concerning the conduct of
W. J. Burns for instance.
U.S. BRINGS MORE
(Cont'd from Pg. 1.)
department and will be filed as they
er completed. A ault Involving con
st ruction of one of the major army
projects In New England was to have
been Instituted today but. was not
completed In time.
According to official figure". Camp
Lee was. with one exception ths cost
liest of the war cantonment projects.
More than $11470000 wasjpent on the
Virginia training center; Jt3.84(0O0 at
Custer; $11.14000 at Dodge: $11545.
00 at Dtx: $12743000 at Pike and
19 SS0. 000 at Travis. Camp Knox at
Stitson. Ky. holds the high record In
cost. $11711114 having been paid ac
cording to war department records for
Charge Negligence Watte.
Aa In the ea of the four Initial
suits filed November 24 an important
specification in - the government's
complaint to the charge that the de
fendants took advantage ot the gov
ernment's pre-occupatlon in other war
activities to grossly violate the confi
dence Imposed in them.
The bills of complaint allege that the
defendants did not In good faith carry
out their contracts "but on the cor
trary defendant did .knowingly reck
lessly illegally and fraudulently vlo
late and abuse such confidence and
trust and breach anld contract
that It counseled advised permitted
aided and connived in the carrying on
and did itself by and through . lta
agents servants and employes carry
on and conduct in a grossly negligent.
inefficient and wasteful manner the
work defendant had undertaken to
perform and by reason of said con'
duct and acts of defendant not only
caused great damage and loss to the
plaintiff but in addition thereto
greatly delayed and embarrassed the
plaintiff -In making preparations for
the wr Into which It had entered.
ASK $1100000 FOR
WORK ON CHANNEL
(Cont'd from Pg. 1.)
requires the balance of $1111000 ao
cording to tha engineers estimates.
Maintenance appropriation! suggest
Galveston channel. In connection
with Bolivar projects deepening to 30
feet and widening to 1200 feet $155000
and plant repairs on same undertaking.
Ptrt Arthur to Get Aid.
Sabine Pass-Port Arthur channel.
Extending west jetty at Sabine Pass
Maintenance of Jetty channel at K
reet at port Aransas $135000.
Maintaining waterway by pipe line
dredge la the Bablne-Nechet canal
Oalveiton-Texaa City channel dredg-
ing and clay covering of pile dikes
Other maintenance appropriations re-
Dredging Free port harbor and the
river basin up to the turning basin
Dredginh Otlreston harbor $90000.
Smaller amounts are aaked for other
projects In Texaa
Approximately $100000 of unexpend-
ed appropriations for the fiscal year
ndlng June 113 will be carried over
and added to the new amounts rs-
quested which wll make available In
th new year the total funds needed
for the work outlined above.
$500000 Iloan Granted
Southern Rice Growers
Associated Press Report
WASHINGTON Deo. t. The appli-
Early chilly trsnlug and aortUscs btrfort) stows
and funuM am iurtex)-far quick boat ta U
bodiwom of btth Nco Prfot real comfort .
Vr. Doaler send n your ordor today ana b
rsdy for tha dstnaad or writ today for eatalof
& STEEL CO.
atont Obtain and Trademark
nd Ceoyrlght Registered
. Hardway ft Ctthy
n. eVostow 7v HotwMn ra
Office tot Kress gsultoinr
cation of the Lanlataa Farm Baroau
Rio Qrewers Co-Ope raUve assocsa-
Uoa of Crowley Ls for aa. ndvano.
of not more than $6.0 wa ap
proved Monday by th war nnanoe
corporation. Tba advance to to b
used according to the application for
the financing of th oroeriy. market-
ing of rice. .
SOUTH END PUPILS
HEAR ADDRESS OH
SAFETY DJ TRAFFIC
Children Urged to Con-
fine Play to School
Students at the South End Junior
High school were urged to play on tha
school gronnds at a meeting held la
the school auditorium Monday. A talk
on' safety was made by C A. Brann
superintendent of traffic of the Hous-
ton Etootrlc Co.. who is also to speak
at th same school Wednesday mora
The spesker called attention to th
dancer of Dlaving In the streets on
street cars and in the School rooms.
He told of the great numbers ot In-
juries and deaths caused by careleea-
neaa each year In this country and
urged tha children to be careful for
their own and each other's safety.
Children were cautioned not t
crowd Into tha front aeat of auto
mobiles oreveutlng th driver's ap'
plying his brakes or shifting bis
geara. They were also requested t
be carefal In crossing crowded si rets
and particularly asked not to hang o
to the back of automobiles while rid-
ing bicycles. "On boy" the speak
said "wa holding onta the rear of
an automobile. It awung around . a)
corner unexpectedly and the boy wa
thrown against the side -of a street
car and his skull was fractured."
Meetings are to be aranged in the
various school! In Houston during the
next few weeks when talks will be
made on safety and arrangements are
also to be made for abort safety talk
to be given over radio dome time dur
Ing the next 10 days.
Meter League Commended.
"The Motor League of South Tex-
ss Is making a real effort to reduc
accidents in Houston the police dc
partment is using its strength to de
crease the number and the Houston
Electrio Co. Is very much Interested
In this campaign" aaid Mr. Brann.
"Our trainmen are writing stories on
'Accident Prevention' and we art ar
ranging to give priess for th b
paper. Tha distribution of prises WIS
be made on December 15th when a
big aafety meeting will be' held In th
club rooms at Mllby Barn. Much in
terest haa been manifested and sev
ral papers have already been sub
mitted. The contest which has been
In effect since November 5th will close
toaay December 5tn."
New Lynchburg Ferry
Proposed by County
Steps to place in operation a new
rapid transit ferry st Lynchburg
Tfte motor car dealer yvho
excels in service generally
exceeds in sales. Superior
service spells successful
sales. You can't get away
from that fact.
The motor car buyer
epepects service. The bet-
ter the service the better
he's satisfied. He finally
finds the kind he wants
and there he sticks.
Every F o r d owner
should size'up the service
he is receiving. Suppose
you test'out ours. Satisfy
yourself and us whether
or not our service de-
serves your trade. '
When you leave your
car at RAYMOND
PEARSON'S it's part of
our service to convey you
back to your office. And
be sure to ask about our
new special "Job No.
1776" a singularly sensi-
ble service suggestion.
Fsrd Lincoln rdsn
Main Street viduo-r. 1771
Exprew Wagons -
Ut Us hw You
r r "n
probably nit be taken-attar jMnir 1
br U county osmnaatnsra u. wa
assorted Monday following- aieatdn
of tho county oommsssionor court.
Th Bummlaeionsr wnat on record
aa favoring establishing of n rapid
transit- ferry it waa aaplnlned . th
ntnaatK ferry I nUrtsbW but th new
ferry would prov aa great a Im-
provement tb nutomobUe la over
It also was-aiinianut bids soon will
bo asked for furnishing 3. 000 ton f
shells for genera nse.
f I fi -
E il VlftivUNo.110 C v l "
'if el W VlcttUiJmietri "I -
l ne famous Victrola tone-
"HIS MASTER'S VOICE"
Important Look for these trade-marks. Uriderthettd
r- T - ia '
vicxor laiKing Macnine uompany
Russian! Join-Turks -On
United Pre Staff Correspond en.
LAUSANNE Deo. ..--Member of
th Russian delegation decided at an
aU ttlght-oonf drenco t dtmnnd In con-
junction with th Turks that tb Dar-
danelles b placed ander tb laltar't
foreign Minister Tchitcherin accom-
panied by KakowakL Voronakl and
Midvanl. aft earn to th conference
ies these new models
These new instruments are a delight to
eye but more important stiltis the
quality of their performance That should
be the first 'requisite in the purchase of a
x talking-machine It is the one thing that
comes before all else in the construction of.
the Victrola. and so when in choosing a
taUring'inachine for usein your home you
select a Victrola you get what you are
entitled to get a true mtisicaT instrument
See and hear these new Victrolas at the
store of any dealer in Victor products
vatnacm Haw aatoey
tze M AMAH
chamber for th rraptlon of tb
parlor at 11 'deck. ' - ---
A eriatoeskAb Near Eastern disc-
ton I expected today when th all lee
win bar to meet both th Turkish and
ftnasiaa demands ander throat o n
possible war. Tha Turk represent
that nothing tea than th reoognltion
of their full sovereign right will be
acceptable to th nw naUonartot gT-
Th Turkish delegate asked th ad-
journment ot tho Near Eastern oon-
ferenc pending their consideration of
proposals in regard to tho Dardanelles
REG. U. S. PAT. OFF
put forward by fcuaeuv Butonri nA
Jago OhTia- -- i ' n
Tb Russian bold that tha Pard- r
neltoa should bo opt to mrerhtme4 -
but closed orarnJpa.jn4 ViUffuf-x -key
should retain sovereign control of - r
ths straits with tba right W ftrUfji
them fordatense . -Ji j UidV
' ATHENS Dos. . An wneon firmed
report from Sofia ssys revolutionary
movement ha broken eat in .Weetsm
Thrace. Insurgent bands are said to
have cUshsd with Greek regwla 4 s
On the label
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