The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 316, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 14, 1924 Page: 3 of 14
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i itexas Has 600000 Acre
; TJmgated and Under
X f : Giltivation
Associated Press Report
AUSTIN Texts Feb. 13 A
m r water . cuuaervauuu
Inst results being 1
Vi granted 600.000 a
" i Uon and $1250000
fcpalltv in land and power facilities
'i nap oeen rcciauneo irom u
'. nf Tstii hrmh ttia WOrk Of
tmrmtmr rnnavrvatinn in this Htate. the
ltJW water ngn.!
acres under irriga
000 invested inland
and Improvements according to John
- A. Nofris chairman of the board or
. water engineers. '
fliuni at thARn results were at
" f-talimd tirior to the creation of the
"board in "1014 but the greater por
'rion nf Ihom have accrued as a re
ault of the intensive wora oi me
faint Kir. Nnrris said.
The increase in land values because
i of water conservation since the board
iwa created exceeds the total value
v 'of all reclaimed land prior to the
' 1 5 existence of the board Mr. Norrls
f Isaid. fThia has been due to the great
1 increase in the value of irrigated
'land he decfard.
' f '.There are now pending before the
s' S board the following proposed pro
" 1 w. i . . .l. r.i...
I eigne power projects -uu wuiv-
rado river designed to generate 64000
s ! primary horse power.
1 . Four projects on the Trinity river
V ?ln Tarrant county for city water
' . 1 ailivrilv inrl finnA tfwtntrol.
": i Three nroiects on the Trinity in
i Dallas county for thejpame purpose
5 One project on the Trinity in cot-
'' ' " lin county for flood control and wa
i The BalHnKer-Bronte project on
I the Colorado in Coke county.
5 - A project on the Double mountain
i fork of the ilrazos river near nas
i ;kelL '
J .An irrigation and flood control pro-
- tM In Sttnnpwall couritv.
The Pecos river project for Loving
' and Reeves counties.
. i'-" The' Shut-ill project on the 'Frio
' t-afam In Uvalde county.
." 1o :Devil river project to Vsl
'Verde county which is under private
V (.' Iwenty-five rwervoirs have been
ijnBiated bmthe board on the Brazos
fcCoWado. Trinity and Nueceg rivers.
f. The board's powers liave finally
j'.Seen determined by the courts in va-
.rrious suits brought to test not only
.'the regulations of the board but the
hi: The latest ruling on the board's
" .. tn thm a rtf ftn MaT
knt AffAllon Tairhankn et at
r. . n -. 1
rovemenc aistrict: io. ei. bi. iu
F&hlnh ha nlninfiff rninirht tn psnm1
e water rights of the improvement
rict. The board refused to grant
. Fairbanks' request to hear the
Complaint because they contended it
flras a matter for the courts. In this
connection the board was upheld by
She Third District Court of Appeals
' i which held that the board had no au
i'thoritv to adjudicate water rights si
'..'-eadi- granted which was exactly the
i contention oi tne poara mraiwrj. me
Clfoard s powers were in no sense cur
fiailed by this ruling and the rlghi
of the board to grant permits anc
?-'fheir supervisory powers over the wa-
I I trr resources of Texas remain unim-
Associated Press Report.
CHICAGO. Feb. 13 Police have
been asked to search for Miss Gene
vieve Burke of Oklahoma City a tele
phone operator at the Huntington
hotel. whodisabneared last Sunday.
Theodore Geriqanni proprietor of the
hotel said she came here from uma-
homa Citv two years ago. He feared
she had been kidnaped as all dt her
belongings except some diamonds were
in her room.
CORSICANA Texas. Feb. 13.-
Ternon the 3-months-old son of B. A
Green died here yesterday. Th
mother of the little boy was buried
only a few weeks ago.
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. MADE LOVELY
''So bonny find swot so fully compltto.
Sh steals our aj fictions an-ox. mrnn"
If it Yre not for the natural oils
whlcl the skin gets from roar sys-
tem - you couldn't endure the
chapped' condition which would re
sult from exposing u to raw wmus.
Bill most men aad women uncon
sciously take away those oils from
-the skid when they wash with soap
'and water right along' and never
think: pt helping to put them back.
There1 J .only one right way to
f the sklni smooth and soft
lit maklngnt too greasy. Just
i thin film of the cold cream
bears Ufa weu-inown uiacc
bite label Into the skin each
It la prepared especially to
into the - pores glands and
avliM 4a ' nnnnlw tha sttla
a I H J llOT. CD lasS "0 vacs
they must hare to keep the akin ac
tive and lovely.
Your first experience with Black
and White Cold Cream will be so
i delightful that you will never be
. wKhOTit-.it. It makes the skin so
'.' Smooth 'soft and rood to look at
The 60c site contains nearly three
' times as much as the liberal 25c
size. AU dealers carry it In stock.
fV jr wSFsss w wj ww as wsj
Associated Press Report
PHILADELTHU Fab. 13. The
police have been copying say Kin-
atein In their latest liquor crusades
under the direction of Brigadier lien
era) Kmedlev T. Butler. . i- .
As ash wagon drivera mechanics
and other types of workmen they hare
viotted saioeBs generau in pairs ana
asked for drinks. While one police-
man diverted tha bartender's attention
momentasily the other would quickly
sipnon ok nrmusin oi nw giaes
into a bottle in his pocket. In this
way evidence la a number of eases has
LITHE BODY RESULT
OF GOOD TRAINING
SAYS GIRLS' LEADER
Pretty Figure Is Easily
Obtained by Few
Associated Press Report.
FORT WORTH. Texaa Feb.
Lithe beautiful bodies are sometimes
the gift of nature but are more often
the result of proper cultivation and
training is the belief of Mrs. Con
stance Donaldson girls' physical di
rector at Texaa Christian university.
She works on this theory in directing
the activities of the ghrls' physical cul
Posture is half of personality and
an easy co-ordination of muscles and
a graceful walk are more attractive
i v.. uM nn.M.
son believes adding that slim ankles
and dainty highly arched feet slender
waists and hips and well rounded
necks and shoulders are the rewards
of systematic and intelligent exer
In this age of bobbed hair loose
fitting garments aad sandals the tall
slender boyish figure is the accepted
standard of feminine pulchritude and
most women try consciously or un
consciously to emulate It Mrs. Don-
A pretty figure and physical a-race
are not the' result of long tiresome
hours spent in a gymnasium but
rather of a few simple daily exer-
cises supplemented by correctness
of posture in walking and sitting.
From a physical stsndpoint there Is
right and wronc wav to do every
thing Mrs. Donaldson points out.
For instance in climbing stairs the
body should be erect and the feet
placed flatly on each step instead of
ascending on the toea with the body
ACCEPT BIBLE'. OR
Cofqjttei';: ?"Iaiy .-'yew
. Ideas Urges Literal ;
MEMPHIS Tenn. Feb. 18. Un-
less 'the laymen of the churches as
well as the pastors "stand' unquali-
fiedly by the Bible as the authorita-
tive work of God and for the deity
and virgin birth of Christ his sinless
life vicarious death physical" rea-
surection end coming physical return
civilisation is doomed. Congressman
B. G. tiowrey of Mississippi told dele-
gates attending the southwide Bap-
tist men's convention here today.
''Men are thinking more about re-
ligion and engaging more largely in
religious activities since the world
war and Its results than ever before"
Mr. Lowrey' said. He pleaded that
men form study classes in steward-
ship in order that they may be ade-
3uately informed on their duty in sup-
ort of religious work. "When thists
done the necessary funds for the ex
tension of Christianity into all parte
of the world will be forthcoming Mr.
The morning session today was de-
churches ought to take in providing
adequate institutions and educational
pros ram a
Benator W. F. George of (Georgia
declared that the denomination which
does not put large emphasis upon
Christian education is doomed In so
far as any large Influence upon the
people Is concerned. Dr. J. R. Kester
of Richmond Va.. educational secre
tary of the foraura mission board
urged that the men of the church
enter into aa systematic atndv of mis
sioas an the women have done and W.
L' Fittmaa ef Birmingham. Ala. out
lined the part deacons of the church
should take in building up all the in
terests of the local churches through
studying every phase of Christian
service and thus equipping themselves
Judge K. Hilton Jackson moderator
of the Columbia association urged
that Southern Baptists arrange at
once for the restoration to that de
nomination of Georce Washington uni
versity at Washington. Dr. a. u.
Hardy of Belton Texas spoke on the
contribution of denominational schools
to the kingdom of God.
The afternoon session . today was
given over to a discussion of the gen
erai supject or stewardship.
MOSCOW. Feb. 13. Norway has
given the Russian soviet government
recognition de jure the foreign office
waa informed today in a telegram
received trom Madame Alexandra Kol
lantay' soviet representative in Nor
Congress Asked to Probe
Northern Pacific Grants
Associated Press Report .
WASHINGTON. Feb. 13 Cone-res.
was asked today by Secretaries Work
and Wallace to investigate rh rlvhr
of the Northern Pacific Railway com-
pany to acquire approximately 3000-
000 acres of government land in Mon
tana laano and Washington under the
The secretaries- asked that a inlnr
reJ?iut?.n 08 s. considered bx congress
withholding the issuance of any fur-
ther land patents to' the Northern Pa-
cific company until there has been a
full and complete inquiry.
1 - zts W aavWJ
A single Uaspoonjkl of
Mothers!! Apply Common Sense
senna with pepsin and desirable
aromatic and so appreciated
that it is now the largest selling
preparation of its kind in the
world over 10 million bottles
being used annually. The formula
is on every package.
Three Rules of Health
Purchase a bottle of Syrup Pepsin-at
a drug store and always
keep one in the family medicine
chest. Give it to anyone from
Infant to grandparent for it is
safe and the cost is lees than a
cent a dose. You can keep a fam-
ily healthy with just this simple
medicine. Give it for constipa-
tion torpid liver indigeatipn bil-
ioiisnessradariira.colds and other
evidence of bowel obstruction.
Dr. Caldwell; who was a practic
ing physician for 47 years and
who originated this formula bad
three rules of health that be found
THIS is the era of the pretention
of disease and sensible people
do not wait until sickness has ac-
tually come before remedying the
trouble. The crowded hospitals
everywhere are sad examples of
the results of neglect. Be espe-
cially watchful of children. Rest-
lessness lack of normal appetite
and feverishness usually indicate
constipation. Stop it that instant
with a spoonful of Dr. Caldwell's
Syrup Pepsin and you Will have
prevented real sickness. Mrs.
Ida Williamson of 1637 Pine
St. Long Beach Cel. and Mrs.
Lou Brswley of Self Ark. never
have illness In the family because
of their prompt use of Syrup Pep-
A Great Family Laxative
It may be difficult to decide
just what medicine to use out of
the many that are offered but it
.would not be if you knew the
facta. There are laxatives cath-
artics purgatives and physics and
they vary in their reaction on the
system. Naturally tne
stronger the medicine
the more it shocks the
system so wise parents
never give anything but
a laxative to chudren.
Dr. Caldwell's Syrup
Pepsin is a mild laxa-
tive a vegetable com-
pound of Egyptian
very enective among nis patients
and which you can follow with
great benefit: Keep the head cool
thefeetwarm and the bowels open.
4f Tm Want to Try It IW Betas iirla".
"9m Papain" SIT Waakinataa St..
aaad lacaliw mnj imuW lit to amss t)Uf
wnr nfutur. uaunu i jnrua ft
i P sptin ly aatoat teal.
i than oaa fie trial bot'tia'toafiajiy'
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Thousands of Our Friends and Customers From
All Over Texas Have Profited By This
Greatest of Sale Events
The opening days of this sale have far surpassed our fondest
expectations. Thousands have been here many of them
daily for they realize the unparalleled opportunity this sale
presents for delightful savings in dependable merchandise
in every way up to the W. C. Munn Company high standard
IN FIFTEEN DAYS
CATCI FCI AIIQUXCEKEKT
UAJESTIC THEATRE r
NEW THINGS DAILY Spring merchandise Clothing for each member of the
family Furniture Carpets Drapery Chinaware Glassware Kitchen Utensils
every department in the store from first to fifth floor brimful of the rarest
kind of bargains and hew arrivals added daily .
You can not in justice to yourself overlook' this annual opportunity. Drop
into the store today tomorrow ny day during the sale andwe are sure of
your pleasure and profit in the things you find awaiting you here. COME I
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TAKEN TO ISLAND
Ferguson Fails to Prove
V Aaseclated Press Report.
NEW YORK Feb. 13. Harry J
tergusoB. who posed as Prince
Dmitry Miehael Alexandrovitck. but
who was called The Prince of XIII-
J"'" by the . police was taken to
Ellis Island today tf await deporta-
tion ax "an aliea possessing decidedly
He was' erdered tkerW br Federal
Judge Wiaslow upon dismissal of a
writ of habeas corpus obtained by
Fersruson en the around that he was
'born at HiUsber 111.
Besides the alias "E. Ellington."
Ferguson posed in thla country and
in various European nations as Trinoe
Dmitry morganatic son of Csar Alex
ander III. of Russia a graduate of
Kton of Oxford and of Yale the vic-
tim of a lO year sentence in a Oar-
man prison and a cousin of the
Prince of Wales.
While in Paris in 1022. posing as
the son of tbe Russian caar he be-
came financially stranded and appeal-
ing to the American consul for aid
was sent to this country upon his
representation that he actually was a
native born American.
His Htory oo reaching Ellis Island
was that he was born In the Illinois
city and iit to an orphanage asylum
in New York upon the death of his
parents. Ellis Island officials were
skeptics) however and Ferguson was
detained. Bo he fled the island.
Judre Winslow held tads that tbt
prisoner had failed to prove he was
not an alien.
Air Mail Route. Planned
PARIS. Feb. 13 A new airplane
service between Toulouse . France
and Dakar. West Africa. Is to be
started in April. Working in conjunc-
tion with the steamship lines it will
shorten the tune for transmission of
Balls between Europe South Africa
and Soutii America by nine days.
The service will be carried out by
Anti-Auto Thief Groups
In Federal Court Row
MUSKOGEE. Okla.. Feb. 13. The
Anti-Automobile Thief asaodation ef
Topeka Kans. applied in the United
States district court here today for an
BartJeavUle Okla- X
Harry Moore' and O. 1
EL. Haiti alao of
Infringing upon that
tbe defendants are I
copyrights of the Topefca organfoatioa
claims ii nous.
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2 Pie Pans
2 Preserving Kettles
This set will be given
with each Kitchenet
Only a combination of unusual circum-
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or two more. Tbe big Napanee Dutch Kitchenet
factory wants to place quickly limited number
of its beautiful new "Bht Bird" models. We are
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will buy a genuine
Napanee Dutch Kitchenet
during this sale!
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