The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 358, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 28, 1918 Page: 2 of 16
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
V " . 4 '
HOUSTON ' DAILY" POST: THURSDAY MORNING' MARCH 28 1918.
PERSHING'S HEN HAY
AID COUNTER SMASH
ft kctrjo& f Piu CssU'med
Report From FrwL
Allies Coiuirinf Bitm Joroet
for Task of Drivini Germani
Back Move Msy Be Start-
ed at Any Time
(Associated Prtu Report.)
WASHINGTON. March a. French i
British ofllcta statements sr ecanaeJ
eagerly Wedaeaaey Mfht by official ana
military men hei for flrat sign of tha
ootiDter klow which they think wtll be
delivered soon ky the allied anule In
Franc where the rush of the German
drive apparently haa been definitely
Mliile. no official report ha reached (be
war derertment aaovloc the part ir I pa
tion of America) forces' beyond a few en
Clneer units there la reason to bellev
that some part of General Pershlnt's
army micht take part la the attempt to
hurl the Germans back.
The only report reechinr ttta iliurt
ment Wednesday was a brief lummirv
ent in by Ueneral rershinff showing the
nnusii nnea aa tnay stood aariy Tueeda!
morninc. Tho Oannan claim that M.
(una bad been taken also was ouotad.
Wedceaaar nia-ht'a reoorta from Lnlaa
of this Daeitin to the beet of rnr anjllty I showed the British defense to have stlf-
aad In accordance with the beat Interests fened sharp) la the lest few hours. Coun-
f the State of Teia and the country at I ter attacks mentioned. It was Indicated.
.ksrae. A cam 1 thank you. ana in s wcaj oaaractar ana Mot to be
. i-7 t f.p..ni)f nrv thst UI1 1 LI I rocrUAAn m-trtl tfc s I I AffortM njL.t
oast January nothing shall happen to tne I ts develop now at any moroeat. Officers
splendid young statesman no is jour
. PRESIDENT PRO TEH
: V - fCoptinued form Pass One.)
- --- ...... . tK'a would
. t mi to nauidn this and place In the
poaittoa a man of experience."
-i SKNATOR BEI 1
! ' - Ceaator Carles Bee of 8n Antonio swo-
ended the siwwh of Senator rat ad
1 !'um thai ii il members of the senate
' .hed laid aside their differences the word
' 'should go forth that Texas had banished
:'" """from Its midst partizaushlp and rancor
' . and elect Senator Johnston
deelcnated Uie most distinguished memocr
of the bcxlv. . -
' ' Senator McXealus arose and requested
Mhat the nut a no was iwum -'la
his favor withdraw that support and
!gle It to Senator Johnston
v The anal bulli.i then taken.
. resulting as follows: voiuwiw .
Senator Robhlns then moved to make
. 'the election of Stiuitor Johnston unanl-
' . ""president Tro Tern Deoherd named
. Senators Pago. McXealus and KDbnina a
i . . ...ri ih newly elected
r.r to the rostrum. After
tha constitutions! oath was administered
the new president addressed the senate
"Mr!presldent and Senators: I can
.Hardly And words ntttng to express grate-
'ful thanks to vou. both collectively and
'Individually for the honor you have con-
'. f.mwl iinnn me today. And all I can say
.... r - - . ......
Is that I promise io penorm
I . s s a w - - - 7 ' i Ls ' ' ' i '
r-n-rLTLT-rLrj J Iffrfjrrrr1- -ssisie -ylaaiwswwMtW'iieieWies ais
BILL PUT INTO EPFBCT.
" The signing of the bill rajuirmg that
n iarhinr in elementary grades of
public schools must be in the English
'language was the Una I act of the special
session In the house of representatives.
. Speaker Kuller overruled the point of
order that had been made against senate
bill No. & abolishing the office of the
State revenue arent and the measure ac-
cordingly became one of the completed
House bill 99. the omnibus appropriation
'hill nut inio effect by adoption of
-ibe conference committee report. The
. nrincipal items in the lull as it finally
baased are: One hundrec
sand dollars for refund 6f bquor uoenses:
$24000 for the summer camp for reserve
- officers and tU.iv tor the department of
education. The asylum appropriations.
which had been In the house out ong-
Just a short fhne before adjournment.
a committee of the house was appointed
to make an investigation to find the cause
of delay in the printing of the impeach-
ment proceedings. Members appointed
on the committee are Representative
Smith Of Hopkins. Johnson of Ellis and
ilendell of Travis.
While the house was marking time
.aaaiiina- ad inurnment Representative J.
H. Swope of Harris county made a short
I. T. Valentine of Fort Worth was held
to be a member of the house. The point
. raiKed Tuesdav that his appointment to a
'Judgeship. later held invalid. aue"
tmatirally canceled his membership in tns
.house was sustained
r PATRIOTIC ADDRESSES
DELIVERED BV SENATORS.
. Preceding the election of president pro
tern of the senate a resolution requesting
Senator John Bailer to address the sen
ate upon the eighty-second anniversary
of the massacre at Goliad was introduced
by Senators Bee and Mc.Nealus and ujiaru-
Senator Bailey delivered a brief but
spirited and patriotic address.
Rev. Sam Houston Morgan of Bastrop.
.chaplain of the senate was aiso invited
to make a patriotic address.
Senator Suiter called up house bill 1S8.
requiring the teaching of English in the
public scnoots. and it was nnaiiy passed
without opposition. An effort later
)pess ike bill providing for redemption of
anortgegea property sola unar foreclosure
lauea upon oojecuon ot tnaior un-
"well who raised the point that no bill
.could be voted on later than 24 hours be-
Senators Suiter. Lettimore and Collins
Introduced a resolution pledging fidelity
and confidence in the leadership of Presi-
dent Wood row Wilson which was unani
The free conference report on the
omnibus appropriation bill was finally
acted upon by- the senate concurring in
several house amendments. restoring
items previously euminaiea. ty tne senate.
; Senators Dean. Gibson and Smith were
1 named a committee to wait on the gov
ernor ana iniorm r.i.n tne senate had
completed its labors and was ready to
' Senators Henderson. Suiter and Dec.
.herd were named a similar committee to
notify the house.
When the hands of the clock reached 12.
OrTeaident Johnston announced: 'The
bour set for adjournment having arrived.
1 now declare the fourth culled session of
the Thirty-fifui legislature adjourned
aaia rne snocg or the oermsn drive ap
peared to have been absorbed by the with-
drawal strategy of General Halg. Like
tne recoil mectianiam of a great gun. the
blow has. beaa prevented from striking
with Its full force hr tha withdrawal ran.
darted with masterly skill In the face of
me enemy assault. All eepends. It Is said
upon The force the allies have been able
to muster to deliver the counter atrok.
There has been every Indication that both
British and French have been using rein-
imrrmnii sparingly conserving inelr
reserve nans of the supreme war coun
rll at ernailira are now to ba tested it
is maicatea. for dtapatcbes from all quar
lera mention tne gathering of the "srmy
of maneuver" for the work la band.
Again Wednesday the man of tha hattu
line seemed to show that the masault of
me aines nugni come nrst at lease from
some point on the French sector. There
ine rveocn troona nave stood like wn
againat Cerroaa assaults for many hours
ua j o nHut out over ine nerve
centers of the enemy advance and his
communicating 11 sea which parallel their
iron success mere might mean the cap-
ture of men by the thousand and suns
by the hundred
Russian Peace Envoy
Arrested by Germans
tAtsK-Utti rVM ft.)
LONDON. March IT. M. Kameneff. the
bolshevik! leader who was vice presi
dent of the workmen's and soldiers' dele-
gates in Perrogred. has been arrested by
the Germans on the Aland islands as he
was returning rrom a mission to Europe
a Petrograd dispatch quotes the bolshe-
vik! organ Pravda as announcing.
M. Kameneff was one of the bolshevlkj
lesders In the early Brest-Utovsk nego-
tiations. London dispatches on Febru-
ary 2? reported him In that cltv after
three weeks Journey from Petrograd oa
his way to Paris ss a bolshevik i i.lonl.
potentiary to France. His whereshnms
since had not -been reported by cable.
TAfUS. March I". The French shipping
losses for the week ending MarVh it by
mine or submarine were one merchant
man ot over 160 tons and five merchant
men under that tonnage. Two vesaels
were unsuccessfully attacked.
BROKE UP ATTACK
' a. w' . "
GemtBt FtW to Afaact Aftat
ZiiamtiT TTiiUd Statet Wsittd la
Ytin for 0rmai to
t Line i.
(Measles rVew XeH-
WITH THB AMERICAN ARMT IN
FRANCK. Marth IT. What promised to
be a German attack on the American
line northwest of Teul Wednesday morn-
ing was broken up by American artillery
The enemy had heavily bombarded cer-
tain positions of Aie American lines and.
then had sent a sweeping barrage across
No Man's Lssd. Kneray' trench mortars
firing from Us west of Rlchecourt suit
ed a bos. barrage and from enemy machine
guns came w rain of bullets.
The American Infantry emerged from
tbelr underground covers at the proper
moment and advanced to meet the ex
pected assault. Msenwhlle the American
artillery had started a counter barrage
against the German side of No Man's
Land and apparently this was effective
for. although the Americans waited no
Germans appeared. What happened on
the other aide of the line is not known.
Enemy artillery fire has been heavy and
some shots were well placed. The Amer-
ican gunners gave the enemy batteries a
severe drenching with gas shells.
There has been extraordinary activity
behind the enemy line and In his front
trenches. The Germans also have moved
their batteries suddenly snd changed the
direction of fire and the artillery firing
The American guns In the past two
nights have given most of their sttentlon
to (he Germsn positions where there Is
reason to believe the troops were being
relieved. Probably much damage waa
done ami the enemy artillery fire has been
of a retaliatory nature.
Amei'can patrols entered the German
lines Tuesday night at two points nesr
Rlchecourt and near Bemleres. One pa-
trol picked up an officer who had been
left behind the pervious night In front of
the German position where he remained
all day Tuesday obtaining Information.
American J -millimeter guna have
broken up sn enemy observation post by
direct hits demolished machine gun em-
placements and deluged the enemy dugouts-Two
new observation balloons have ap-
peared behind the Oerman lines. One Is
on the light of Beney rfnd the other is
near oeivuie. enemy cavalry nas oeen
seen for the first tinm a number having
passed along the road from Bouillonville
to Pannes. The enemy artillery is now
firina; from positons at Lamaitresae Ponce
Wood and southeast of Esseye.
Wednesday morning an enemy balloon
tieai' Montseo fell to the ground.
Tfie Brave Deeds of Men in
America 's Fighting Service
COXSWAIN 0. 1. OIUCC of the Naval Reserve force hag beaa officially eora.
mended by the secretary of the navy tor a reecite anada at tragi aersenal tsk. S. I.
Rodrtguea. a navy yard painter wag at work on. tho aide at tho U... Wopoft
when he lost aia balance and fell between Ue vessel aad tM whert Ho stnse his
heed in falling and wag unable to nolo himself t tho water. Altltoogh the Mrrow
nees of tho space between the Bridgeport aad tho wharf made any attempt Ot rescue
highly hssardous Crice plunged In without hesitation and talked Rodrtgues Just as
the letter was going down for tho third time. Qutok work by O ounjeon brought
the nalnter hack to life Grlce enlisted at Now Orleans la .ana IUT. Mo fa at
his next of kin hit mother Mrs. G. C. Grlce of West Monroe La.
f ; 1 W ' v
v been enroiiea. assisi
ant enrolling officers are W. 8. Diggers
for Troy. Oenaville. IVndleton and Mof-
fwtt: tl. L. Marshal. Roger and vicinity;
Superintendent W. H. Kenedy Kllleen; U
F. McKay. Temple; T. J. Pace. Helton; V.
I. Moor. Bartlett and ilollaml.
' i S T
France Sought Jap
Intervention in 1914
PARIS March 7. Intenentlon by
Japan In tho North European war was
solicited by France at the end of August I
lilt according to- a detailed account by
M. Bernard tho historian a published
Wednesday In tho KkceUlor. Theophll I
Del Casse took charge or tho -foreign
office on August U. His first ttea waa
to draft a note to the emperor of Japan
In hi own hand. M. karnard seya ttio
note was communicated to the British
ambassador. The reply was that Japan'
policy wa entirely oriental and that her
army was not prepared for action outstdt
IS. Bernard denies on tho authority of
M. Del Cass himself a report which has
been current for a long time that Japan
demanded the cession of Indo-Chlna by I
trance as tne price o ner tutervenuon.
rss hABOSBnT atnrrer
- V ' . IT! ' (TnNd MatUng) : . '
: 'tSj Frost King
? te.nii. m.t.on
The mt - popular frttter
m4de. Stai ut your older to
dev. of write lor pcltiea tftd
irtformatiort. . '. 'V:
ih rat aovrwwwsT .
peden Iron & raaEiL Co.
uovmvoi . ivNto ban XNruNto ' .
t 28 Merchantmen Were
Sunk During Week
Associated Prfts Report.)
: . LONDON. March 27. Submarines and
mines have increased their weekly toll of
BrltUh shipping. The admiralty's report
shows fnaT j i.ialast week f8 merchant -i
men were sunk it of the vessels being
lira ions or over ana 12 unaer tnat ton-
.nage. One fishing vessel was lost.
Nineteen merchantmen were unsuccess
fully attacked. The arrivals at ports in
ine i-nnea vingaom numbered. 2471
sailings. 248S. A
The admiralty report for the Trevious
. o.-Week showed the loss of 17 Britsh
mercnantmen by mine or submarine while
for several weeks preceding that the
wecaiy loss was is.
'- Associated Press Report.)
1 KUllt. .March 2.. Losses of Italian
tf!pping through submarine attack during
. ' the week ended March 23 were three
Ateamers of more than uon tnn tmo
sailing vessels of more than lOO jtous anu
irseis 01 less toan that I
'. i. w as oinciany announced on I
Wednesday. One steamer was unsuc-1
' cvaaiuijr aiiacKea.
- (Associated Press Rtpert.)
. ' NEW YORK. March 27.-Unofflclal ad-
' Prices received here in Insurance circles
Jndlcated that the American ateamship
a vnori 01 ions gross reg-
. . Ister was attacked by a German sub-
i .. lne t-ninctia was I
icuuisiwonea recently hy the United J
suilh ouara irom tne Maria line.
BOY ffT-T.Ti JOE THEFT.
Alleged to Have Absconded With
$59 at Bryan.
tHjistam Pes SpraJ.)
BRYAN. Texas. March 27 Elsy
Jones a 17-year-old white boy. and until
recently a messenger boy In the service
of the Western Union Telegraph company.
was given a heating before Justice Gainer
on a charge of flieft Wednesday morn
ing and was bound over In thu sum of
140. It is alleged he was given the sum
of $5 at the office of the company to
take to the bank and deposit He did not
return and the officer were called In and
intercepted the boy at Milllcan. 20 miles
south of Bryan. He failed to make the
bond and was remanded to jail.
It is again very dry In Brasos county
and farming operations are being serious
ly handicapped only a small per cent of
tha cotton nas been planted and no more
will be planted until It rains as there is
not sufficient moisture to bring it up.
Com is up. but not growing because of
the dry weather loung gardens are suf
Nelson Morris Is in
Associated Press Report.)
t'HTCAGO. March 27. Nelson Mor
ris chief of tha board of Morris & Co.
'has accepted a position In tho quarter
master corps of the army and left for
Washington last evening" said an an-
nouncement from the company's office
here Wednesday! George R. Collett of
Krtnsas City was elected a vice president
and director of the corporation.
Mr. Morris is -t years old and unmar
He filed an industrial claim with the
exemption board asking to be placed in
class 4 of the selective draft but finnl
action has not been taken by the district
TO ADVANCE TEE CLOCK.
Temple Schools Will Observe Day-
light Saving' Law.
(Homstcn Post Special)
TEMPLE. Texas. March V. The Tem-
ple school board at a meeting held Wed-
nesday arranged to observe the new lime
regulations that will prevail March 31
when the clocks of the country are pushed
forward one hour. The school clocks will
be set ahead to conform to the govern-
ment standard snd the old familiar hour
of ( o'clock will arrive one hour earlier I
The death of Mrs. Sarah E. Elliott one i
of the oldest residents of Bell county who
had spent nearly 50 years of her life on
a farm near Troy occurred at the fam-
ily residence Tuesday and funeral serv-
ices were conducted today. Deceased was
71 years of age and is survived by a son
Leslie H. Elliott of Troy anil by seven
brothers snd one sister. She was tVie
first member of a family of nine children
to pass away.
Enrollment of boys In the United States
boys' working reserve has been under
Way In Bejl county for some time under
the direction of bounty Superintendent P.
L. Stone and) will be finished thin week.
Much progress is being made und a large
' "Mall Order Promptly 'FHiad."
Announcing an Unequaled Display
!of Men's Straw JHats
Here you enjoy the advantage
1 of selecting your Straw Hat from
I Houston's largest and most complete
I exhibit of individual styles
Here you enjoy the advantag
of selecting your Straw Hat fr(
Houston's largest and most com
exhibit of individual styles
and distinctive braids
besides the assistance of highly
experienced hat men to assist you
in selecting the right Hat.
Chooset Your Braid Frotn Among
Panamas Soft Milan
$2 $3 $3.50 $4 $5
and up to $ 1 5 (see window)
Main and Preston (formerly the Kiam Bldg.)
England May Shorten
Period of Training
1' (Associated Press Report.)
- U5NDOX March 27. Discussing means
1 01 replacing the losses of man-power in I
France the Daily Mail suggests it prob
ably win be found necessary to shorten
ine penoa or tralinnn for recruits and tol
: rw 10 ine rront tne younger classes at
ma vsriicq age.
' Pnylcal'y ble Russian subjects In
England this newipaper savs. are being
.called to the colors the authoritea having
canceled the recent order which tempo-
rarily suspended the summoning of these
The Dally Telegraph for the first lime
prges aplication of conscription to Ireland
In order to replace the recent losses.
" . cAtruwim inc opera-1
.lion of the military sehvloe tn tu ni 1
must call for reconsideration by those who
realise how msgniflcent has been the con-
vtributton of Irish regiments to our past
Success In this war and hnme -ij.a
from every point of view would be a fuller" I
immcipaiion 01 irun manhood In the sal-
vaton of Europe." the Telegraph says.
m iiwur irisnmen will De con-
f S-. J" y nver wr before that It
v imi aiiu murium ieB irom which 1
any of them are standing aloof
Swift & Company's 1918 Year Book
shows that Swift & Company sells the meat from a steer
for less money than the live steer cost!
Proceeds from the sale of the hide fat and other by-products
covered all expense of dressing refrigeration freight selling
expense and the profit of $1.29 per steer as shown by Swift &
Company's 1917. figures as follows:
Average price paid for live cattle per steer $84.45
Average price received for meat . . ' 68.97
Average price received for by-products 24.09
Total received -.wr..'-wgVl?.- 93.06
Thif leaves for expenses and profit
Of which the profit per steer was
There are many other interesting and instructive
facts and figures in the -.Year: Book.
We" want to send our 1918 Year Book to anyone" anywhere free
for the asking. . Address S wilt & Company Union Stock Yards Chicaga
"' ' . ( '
Swift &r Company U S. A.
For the Children
White Canvas Patent
Kid Turn Mtrf Jane'
Strap; made by one of-
the best children's manu-
facturers; they are the
prettiest fitting Strap
Slippers in town.
$1.25 to $3.50
According to Size
Pretty Line of Children's Box
Pure Chewinfl Gum 0
a Stick a da'
Important to Dairymen and
Other Usersof Cream Separators
Tomorrow! Friday March
29 is De Laval Service
Day at Our Store.
For tha benefit ot uiera ot Da
Laval Cream Separators we have
A Da Laval Service Day
We urge that every De Laral user
brim bis complete separator to our'
store for a careful Inspection which
will be made free ot charge. Should
any part due to unusual wear or acci-
dent need to be replaced this will be
done the only Charge being tor the -price
of the new parts used no charge
for service. . ' '
A De Laval representative will be ;
with us to assist with this Important 1
work. Get his advice on the care and J-
operation of your separator as well as '
the free service. We urge you to call ;
Bering - Cortes Hardware Co.
HOUSTON'S HARDVVAR6 HOUSE 1 r-jl-. ;
Prairie Corner Milam Street. . ; ; '
SPECIAL INTERURBAN TRAIN
Galveston and Roturn-Frlday March 29
" ACCOUNT. pRl PUBLIC LECTURE ON r ' ;
. FIRST CHURCH OP CHRIST SCIENTIST aAtVftTON ty ;
Wm. D. KILPATRICK. C. S.
Special Interurban will leave Interurban Station 8MB . m. L.m.
starts promptly 8:00 p. m. Interurban returns lmmdlatty after leetura. '
BARDEN ELECTRIC 6
Ml MaM tt. Hewstaru Texas
HARDWAY 6 CATHEX
A SeO Diamond Rlna for only f 1 a week.
I TRY P.PST; WANT ADS T H E X VE A X
" wvat as vk eve sum sir Oct .
. P 1 ' '1 ' t . - . I - ' "
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Newspaper.
The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 358, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 28, 1918, newspaper, March 28, 1918; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth610648/m1/2/: accessed July 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .