The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 358, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 28, 1918 Page: 4 of 16
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MEROUS COUNTER ATTACKS
; : CARRIED OUT BY: THE BRITISH
'. rvt-timiail From Pin One).
fcood of Buoquoy and Ablelnvllle and
nlned m. footing In the Utter Tlllsg. At
. . ........ ha Kn
? Oil otner polnti ms unmi
tMtM o with groat foes.
"Our troop have again fought mag-
Mcently and a shown in the above ac-
' fount have today thrown back the enetrty
' all along the British front with heavy
- losses Jn aplta of moat bitter and deter-
mined attack and hi. auparlortty In
number.. Heavy flrhtlng .till eontlnues
n the whole battle front.
Prince Rewarded (or
. What Hii Men-Uia.
AMSTERDAM. Matth JT. - Emperor
' William has appointed the German crown
(Continued on l'ase Fuui.l
prince chief of the guard grenadier regi-
ment In recognition of the ".'ul.'.
hi. troops on the western front.
gram to the crown prince th emperor
The fine and great success which .the
troopa of the army tiroup under oui con -Jnand
haa achkved tue.e day In the bat-
. h. Kritisii army gtvea me a
welcome opportunity to express to your
highness n.y neuriy mwiuv.. -'
Minting you chiel of the guard grenadier
Mgiment 1 am convinced that the brave
and wor-provea regimant will alaa be
worthy of its princely chief.
Hun War Correspondent!
fhow Hatred of Americana.
. ( Associated Press Report.)
AMSTERDAM. March J7. Tne part re
sorted to have been played by American
troopa in the altempiea
relief of the
British flank near
La Kere is referred
oorreepondenla. but so lar no menuun
haa bten made of the presence of Amer-
icans among the prisoners.
. jVilhelm rloel-i i't t- iterlin laaeMati
L. . w i o nnn have ail OPDOr-
" " r . . ..... n.- ......
lumiy to una our .. ".":'".". has 6.. brouKht with this object
Th Deutsche Tases
fact that the Americans got a seere
lesson" la specially gratifying to us.
Another correspondent says me un-
doubted bravery a the Americans proved
a)o match for the'furor Teutonious.
brlssocioted Press Report.)
AMSTKRrAM. March American
t)topa have taken part In counter attacks
gainst the German front near La Fere
writea the military correspondent of the
Vorwaerts who ays the attacks were
repulsed. The correspondent adds.
"After the first surprise . the enemy
pressure along the entire front naturally
is growing stronger. Threatening ca-
tastrophe compels the enemy lo rt -k-arss
action. South of tne -break through'
front he. theretore. Is collecting strong
reserve intended lor a fls.uk asaaull on
our attacking arm)
"Attacks - of combined allied forces
VMttnlav aerainsl the pivot of the Ger
man attacking front near La Fere were
articuiarly heavy. These counter at
tacks did not lind us unprepared.
tratified to the superior foresight of the I
German command that these attacks in
which American troops certainly particl-
Kted only symbolically were not only
aten off. but were thrown back on the
jse cecal by an energetic blow."
iduaciatit Prut Rrrt.)
PARIS. March 21. A French military
commentator writing in reference ta the
situation Wednesday says concerning the
"At various points on the fronts our
allies are bringing to rue British their
Were Two Critical
Moments for British.
AstocUlei Prttt Rtfort.)
LONDON; March 17. The Germane are
in possession e( the town of Albert It
was annouVTd "Wednesday by Major
General Maurice chief director ef mili-
tary operations at the war ottct. The
British aie holding the railway embank-
ment on the western outskirts of the
Blare he visited.
There have ben two critical moments
in the battle. General Maurice said.
"The first was on Saturday when the
enemy got across the Tortille river and
. nearly reached the line on the Somme."
General Maurice declared. - ' The second
was on Monday when he took Courcelette
and a similar danger of breach was
"One remarkable feature of the whole
battle haa been the work of the allied
airmen." said General Maurice. "Last
Bight we dropped Zt l-l tons of bombs en
enemy reserves around Peronne and Ba-
paume. During the day low flying ma-
chines operated constantly and almost
without interference on the oart of the
enemy from the air. With their machine
guns they inilkted heavy losses on the
enemy and constantly interfered with his
For the time being the enemy is defi-
nitely checked r.ortn of the Somme. The
fighting in this district haa been very
severe and the enemy troops are ex-
hausted. "North of Albert an attack may be
expected momentarily as German re-
. aerves have been seen massing.
"The enemy is now In Albert while the
British line holds the railway embank-
Bjent on the western outskirts.
"South of the Somme attacks in the
Roye and Noyon area are expected to be
renewed but French reserves are ap-
proaching." British Falling
Sack Along Somme.
(Associated Press Report.)
BERLIN via London March 2T. The
British began to retreat earix Wednesday
morning on a wide front on both sides of
the Somme army headquarters an-
nounces. The stubborn resistance of the
hostile rear guard was overcome In tne
British and French divisions which
were defeated on March 25 endeavored
i ueaaay m ine patniess crater
fields of the Somme battle the announce-
ment adds to arrest the German advance.
- The German attack it is declared broke
through the enemy's lines.
To the north and south of Albert the
Germans won crossings of tne Ancre. Al-
bert was captured Tuesday evening
.T ."i outh of the Bmme after
. Violent fighting German forces drove the
enemy back by way of Chaulnea and
IJhons. Roye was taken y storm and
Noyon was cleared of hostile forces after
Woody street fighting the report states.
Already Counting Gains.
tAs$oeiated Press Report.)
AMSTERDAM March 27. The German
: newspapers are already counting the Ger
"It is self-evident." says the Cologne
Volks Zcitung "that after what Is new
happening we can no longer conclude
peace on the terms which we were ready
t accept a week ago. The enemy must
be brought to a submissive spirit and
. Jorofcd to grant everything e need in the
jMjfuje-.especially in ooiomes ana raw m-
Ifarchejd Six Nights.
I Asioaatea Pies Riport.)
AMSTERDAM. March t7.-e.ran
troops going forward to the attack on
?!lti?Iit.Kh in Prance. detrained far
tJm'X'.h??"' marched for six consecu-
tive nights no columns showing them-
selves on the roads In rue daytime
$eing Evacuated. '
t Associated Press Reports
;f ACUS March transports ctirrenrhere
"2t Jb9. lhUats or Cooipelgne bo-
tveen Pari and the battle freat were be
( MniinH mrm rinnliwt hv the Petit J OUT
net. A large number of persons. II eaya
am leaving the town voluntarily ta avoid
violent bombardments by enemy airplanes
but no order to evacuate has been given.
French Gave Ground
Weit of Roye.
(.Associated Prist Report.)
LONDON. March IT. The British de
llvered a counter attack Wednesday be-
tween the angle ef the Ancre and the
8omme and recaptured Morlaneourt and
Cliippilly the war office announced Wed
Th. Krenrh have been heavily engaged
we.t of Koye ana were rorceu to give
ground the announcement state. nein
foreement. for them are arriving.
An enemy attack In the neighborhood
of Bucuquoy haa so far made no linpree
lull linnn th Rrlilah llnea.
A number of other heavy attacka both
north and south of the tjoninie were re
pulsed with heavy loaa tn the uerniana.
Th nmv'i trooua are In Albert.
The Germans croaaed the Ancre Tues-
day aftrrr.oon. but were counter attacked
anil rirlvan hark acr-oaa the river.
Tne British have again advanced their
line south of the bom me te rreyert.
The text of the war onice announce
I Hiring the night our troopa were
pressed bark a abort distance on Dotn
banks of the Somme and early this morn-
ing were holding the line approximately
of Rosierva Hal bonnieres Sallly-L-6c
Mericourt-L Abbe thence up to tne rail-
way embankment southwest of Albert.
The enemv ia In Albert.
"At one time yesterday afternoon tbe
enemy crossed the Ancse near Meanu
north of Albert but was counter-attacked
and driven back across the rlcer. North
of this point there is no chance in our
"This mornina- our troops counter-at
tacked north of the Somme between the
angle of the Ancre and the bomme ana
I era pturei Morlaneourt and Chlptlly. At
the name time our troopa Immediately
south of the river again advanced our line
"The enemy has attacked In the nebrh
borhood of Buoiuoy. A freah guarU divl
hor hood of Bucouov. A freah aui
but up to the pre nt this attack has
made no Impression.
"A number of other heavy attacks were
made today on our front both north and
aouth of the fcomrne. The latest informa
tion is that the enemy has been repulsed
wan neavy loss
" West of Rove the French have been
heavily engaged and have been forced to
give some ground. But reinforcements
(AiioeuUi Prtst Rtftrl.)
BERLIN via London March IT "On
both banks of the Somme our armies are
engaged in a slowly pro greasing attack"
says the German official communication
issued Wednesday evening.
The text of the communication follows:
"The British began a retreat this morn-
ing on a wide front on both aide of the
somme. The stubborn resistance of the
hostile rear guard was overcome in the
"hiitish and French divisions which
were defeated on March 25 tried again
yesterday in the pathless crater fields of
the Somme battle area lo arrest advance.
Our attack broke the enemy's lines.
"To the north end south of Albert we
won a passage across the Ancre. Albert
fell In tne evening.
"To the south of the Somme after vio-
lent righting we drove back the enemy by
way of Chaulnes and Lihons. Roye was
taken by storm and Noyon was cleared of
the enemy after bloody street fighting.
"At many points we have crossed our
old positions held before the Somme bat-
tle of m toward the west t he number
of prisoners gi'ows and the booty in-
creases. "There were artillery battles in Flan-
ders before Verdun and in Lorraine.
"Captain Baron von Richthofen has
achieved his sixty-ninth and seventieth
"In the other theaters there la nothing
Offensive Against Italy.
lAssociaHi Prist Repsrt.)
WASHINGTON. March l7.-Prepara.
tions for a Teutonic offensive on the
Italian front continue the Italian em-
bassy was advised Wednesday by cabin
from Rome. New divisions are arrivinar
daily from the Rumanian front and the
Austrian have brought up numerous
new pieces of heavy artillery. The dis-
"The situation at the Italian front la
becoming every day more Intense. It ap-
pears that the Austro-Hungarian forces
are countins; UDon the Rurnuu ett ih
German drive in France to discourage the
nauaas ueiore attempting a new offen-
sive. "New divisions are dally being brought
from the Rumanian front. Artillery duels
are growing in Intensity all along the
mountain section of the front In Val
Lagarina. Giudicaria and Astico The
Austrians have numerous new pieces of
"Great movements of Austro-Hunga-
in irwp are reported oy Italian ana
tors in vaisugana. Everything points
'" a rew enori on tne part of the
enemy forces to break through the moun-
tainous zone of the Italian front toward
Confident of Future.
lAssocinted Press Rcfott.)
PARIS March 27. Premier Clem-
eanceau told the army committee of
the chamber of deputies Wednesday that
the moment was near when the reserves
of the allies would go Into action. The
great battle now being waged In Prance
would then take on a new phase and he
added there was every reason to hope
that the enemy would not retain the
benefit of the fains made at sudh a bloody
There was a settling down along the
British and French fronts where the Ger-
mans were trying to break through and
even within the last few hours there had
been noted a slackening In the enemy's
The premier was before the committee
for more than an hour and a half. He
dealt at length with the situation and
spoke with a full confidence in tbe fu-
Streams of Wounded
Germans Reaching Germany.
(Associtted Press Report.-)
AMSTERDAM March 27.-Enarmous
long ambulance trains are passing through
Ueg and Namur Belgium on their way
to Aix-la-Chapella and other parts of
Germany with wounded men from the
french battle front according to the
Telegraaf frontier correspondent. .
Many of the wounded have been de-
trained at Namur says the correspondent
uu use me nospitais In Northern
r ranee have not auffiicent accommoda-
ton" f2T r1 stream of sufferers.
The Telegraaf's Zevenaar correspon-
dent say the first transports with wound
ed have arrived at frontier towns. Com-
meeting on this fact the Telegraaf says
that while the German communications
P5 of th 8l8nt German losses it ia
significant that even In the most out of
ihs way places in Germany wounded are
(AssotiHed frees Report.)
LONDON March 17. The none of open
warfare is continuing to enlarge as the
entente forces fall back fighting under the
enormous weight of the German numbers
says Reuter's correspondent at'' British
lieadnuarters In his dispatch today.
It ia now clearly established he adds
that the present offensive la the great
main effort of the Germans and that It
has not been as successful-as they antici-
pated the enemy being a long way behind
his time table and having failed to break
through and beeln rolll.i up tacttice.
The Germans' are now pushing against
the. British -Una with the full pressure ef
their masses. They have thrown in their
rveerves more rapidly than they Intended
HOUSTON DAILY POSTj THURSDAY MORNING. MARCH 28. 101B.
It ta declared and are therefor wearing
Ihemwrvea Wn althougn titer rw nam
ttllv tlHna til dlaSBMMA in the irMlli
rk .nMl faallna. Ihe MTMSDMldeat
renerts. Is that the diya ef trench war(a
re oenaneiy fso d : ' r'
General flaif'i JUpprt . L
tABeUMd rV Report.)
LONDON March ST. Field Marshal
Half 's lateat -reports have greatly raised
the spirit of the pubUo and the newspa
pers. Although uttering a note of warn
Ing that all danger haa not passed the
newspapers consider the situation much
There are signs." saya the Evening
Star "that the real danger of a German
victory In the west although it haa not
been finally averted ia becoming less:
The Glob declares that the Germane
suffered strageUc failure aa it toon
them five daye ta tain objectives w-nicn
tney nsa set for tne llrsi aay.
"In every battle time Is the vital fac
tor." aava the Globe "and time haa been
alned by tn aatounning siunoornness oi
he resistance offered by our men."
Winston Spencer Churchill minister of
munitions. In hla anneal I worklnsmen
has achieved th satisfaction of seeing
many munition workers announcing their
intention to fores the Easter holidays
sand of men who were on strike returning
Advances Were Cheeked.
(Associated Fries Report.)
PARIS March 17. Tuesday night th
German advance was held up everywhere
according to the official statement of the
office Wednesday. The enemy
weakened by heavy losses. It adds hft
been obliged to slow up tils efforts.
The statement follows:
"Tuesday evening and during the night
the Germans weakened by their heavy
losses were compelled to retard their ef-
forts. The valiance of the French troopa
defending the ground foot by foot ia
beyond all praise.
"The French are holding a line run-
ning through L'Echelle. St. Aurin and
Beuyraisme. north of Lassiany. In front
or tne aoutnem part or ?foyon and along
the left bank of tne Oise. During the
night the rrencn repulsed strong recon-
noitring parties which attempted to ap
proach their positions northwest of
"On the remainder of the front there
was an Intermittent bombardment"
Won Brilliant Victory.
tAssotnled Press RtP.
OTTAWA March 27. British cVvalry
has been in action and haa achieved a
brilliant victory according to a dlapatch
from the Reuter correspondent at British
headquarters received her ' Wednesday
night. The message said no details of
the aotlon had been given.
Altnougn the enemy is continuing to
hrust hsrd along practically the whole
the dispatches added tne ten
dency of the struggle Is sitting steadil;
southward and consequently tne rrencn
are bearing a growing share.
Throughout tne Bomme area yesterday
our airmen badly mauled the enemy.
Very few antl aircraft guns have vet
been moved forward by the enemy while
his airmen are so ruthlessly combed out
of trie skies that they are little disposed
to Join In the combat."
Haig Appeals to
Valor ol Bit Hen.
(Associated Press Retort.)
LONDON March 17. Field Marshal
Haig has issued the following special or
der of the day date March 21:
"To all ranks ef (he British arYny in
France end Flanders:
We are again at a crisis In th war.
Th enemy haa collected on thla front
very available division and Is aiming at
tne aestruction oi tne oniisn army we
have -already Inflicted on the enemy In
the course of the lest few days a very
neavy loss ana tne rieacn are sending
troops aa quickly as possible to our sup
"I feel that every one In the army fully
realising how mum depends on the exer-
tions and steadfastness of each en of us.
will do his utmost to prevent the enemy
irom attaining nia oojeci.
Turk and German
(Associated Press Report.)
LONDON. March 17. Th British off.
clal communication Issued Wednesday
night dealing with the operations in
"On the night of the ISth our Infantrv
occupied Es-Salr (about Jo miles north-
least of Jerusalem). At 9 o'clock In the
morning of the 26th our troops were ap-
proacmng Amman on t Beajas rail-
way. "During the fighting of the 25th a few
prisoners both Turkish and German.
were captured as also was one gun and
a quantity of ammunition. Qrs enemy
ail pmiie mm airv)l.
Trainleads of Wounded
Have Beached London.
(Aisociated Press Report)
LONDON. March 27. Four tralnloads
of wounded officers and men from the
battle front In French reached London
Tuesday night. As they were being
transferred to ambulances crowds
cheered and threw flowers. The wounded
responded smilingly to these greetings.
"What was it lke?" was asked of on
"Oh. Fritz just rained shells on us like
a hailstorm "was the reply.
Guns Shipped FonT
Ukraine to Eastern Front.
(Associated Press Report.)
LONDON March 27. Reuter'g Petro-
grad correspondent telegraphing Monday
reports that th grand council f Gar
man generals at Dvinsk presided over b
Field Marshal Von Hindenburg. decide!
that while operations in the Ukraine
snouia oe continued rney should be re-
duced to a minimum in order ta throw
all the artillery now in us on th eastern
p- iuwTiimtt f i vnv
Fresh German Troopa
Attacked French Lines.
lAsstdtti Press Report)
PARIS March 87. Wth fresh troops
the Germans Wednesday attacked th
French line east of Mont Pldler and' al-
though rhelr assaults were repulsed sev-
eral times they succeeded in making
some advance according to the war office
announcement Wednesday night. Around
Lssslgny and Noyen powerful enernw at-
tacks war broken up.
French Soldier' Bread
Bationi Are leduceij.
(Associ4ted Pratt Report.)
WASHINGTON March H Shortage of
wheat in irrance nas Become s serious
that the bread ration of the French sol-
dier has been reduced' according to offi-
cial advices received here. Wednesday.
The food administration Is endeavoring to
collect wheat t rush ahr4.
Teutons Preparing People
(or Anglo-Frenoh Offensive.
(Associated Prist Report. )
WASHINGTON March IT. Official
French dispatches received hero Wednes-
day aays th newspaper jn. Germany are
preparing the people for a Franco-British
offensive forecasting the entry of a pow-
erful army of reserves.
Estimate Hun Casualties
i i. Associated Press Report.)
LONDON March 2S. The German cas-
ualties ' since the beginning of the of-feaslve-ere
estimated at the front at
suu.uuv according to the Unity
UARYEL GUH STILL ;
TRAINED OH PARIS
CaErt SkeD Fire. -8.8 Inches
Length 20 Incites. .
Present Bombardment Merely Trial
for Guns Which Were Intended
for London Says German.
- ( AvocUtld Prist Report.)
BERLIN Tueeday. March St. Th
Germans hav not halted their long rang
bombardment ef Paris sccordlng to an
official statement from general headquar
ters. The announcement says:
"We continued the bombardment of the
fortress of Porta."
PARIS March 17.-Th calibre of the
shall that are being fired Into Purls by
the Uerman long range gun Is .8 inrliea
and the length of the shell Is 20 Inches.
L'Hamme Llhr PrniUr flemenceau S
newspaper state. The shell weighs SO
Bounds and contains leaa than 20 pounds
The shell' la BMvlded with a fuse pro-
tooted bv a threaded stopper ami haa a
diaphragm Inside which divides the shell
into two compartments or un"iiiai sise.
Two holes In th diaphragm afford com-
munication between the two .pocket
Theee faote are accepted as an expla-
nation of th two explosions which on oc-
casions have followed in nulrk succession
and which led to the belief that two
guns were firing.
LONDON. March 27. Lieutenant Gen
eral Von Rohne. a German authority of
ordnance saya in the Vossische Zeltung of
Berlin that tho bombardment of Tarts la
merely In the nature of a trial for guns
which are really intended to bombard
txtndon aays an exchange Telegraph dl'
patch from Copenhagen. He adds: '
"It is a waste of time for citizens of
Par la to ascend the Eiffel tower in an
effect te catch a glimpse of the cannon.
Only ajrmen at a height of 1300 metre
will be able to observe them."
London Is about l'J."i miles from
nearest point on the front.
STATE AID JOE SCHOOLS.
Total of $4875 Granted for Use in
XHousio Post Special.)
BAT CITY. Texee. March 17. State In
spector of Schools C A. 'Jay of Austin
and Superintendent V. P. Pack have
lust completed a tour of Inspection of
the schools of the county snaking appli
cation for State aid this year. Aid lias
been granted to every school that applied
for same aa roiiows: MarKtiam ..uu.
Mldflelds 1500 Blessing SM. Prairie Cen-
ter S600. Turtle Bay 117f.. Collegeport
S40O Citrus Grove $5u0 Ashby 1500. Buck-
eye $400. Van Vleck $500. Pledger $i0.
J his makes a total of HS75. and is more
tate aid than the county has received
At a mass meeting of the citizens of Bay
City held Monday it was decided to ex-
tend an invitation to the evangelists. Ham
and Ramsey to hold a meeting in Bay
City which is scheduled lo bealn sometime
In Hay. Mr. Ramsey was present at the
meeting and agreed to take the invitation
to Mr. mm and discuss It with him.
vmm $1000 bohd.
Charge of Buying Liquor for Sol
dier xiled in Helton.
(Houston Post Special.)
BELTON Texas. March 27 Sheriff
Hugh Emlth arrested Lon Ganar whose
hem is two miles east of Holland thla
county Tuesday afternoon. Ganar ia
charged with buying whisky for a soldier
at Bartlett Saturday night the soldier.
It Is alleged having furnished the money
with which the whisky was bought. Uanar
gave bond in the sum of $1000 and was
released. . This is the first and only ar-
rest made In this county no Iff under
Most Miles per Dollar
carry this economy to a still finer decree. Not onl added
mileage far beyond the added cost out extreme resiliency
saves gasoline. Also this resiliency in protecting the car
saves repairs and retards deterioration.
Invest in these tires and keep down your expense there-
by helping the general cause o conservation.
th new Unmaking thHvln4 whisky
to soldier a Many.
a ernirwet.f otewting wag Begun at jne
Flref WtUMhWrohl. thla oily Tu0y
evening. v. c A tovelooe.paAor of
Memorial ItspMsi onureh Xr TiifSple. Te
in cnarae of im nroaohlng oervto. Hsv
W A. Stewart ef Utt.buiSL Texas ia li
sharse of the song Mrvrefa Tho laootlluj
is scheduled to eohtlnu two Week.
8uperlntemd.iit U Jl. Hubbard of the
Felton bubllo schools county chairman tor
Bell county for Ih Junior Red Cross
reponoo: to Mrs laura t.
Bt. Lout diroetor burw of
Croaa niamkereh n. the or.
ganlaatlon of junior eUslUarU In ol
me uel county BuWlo Softools
Forced to Kin Flag
and Cheer Wilton
lAtltiUld) Prist Refmrt.)
FORT CM1TH. Ark. March IT. Ten
foreign-born eoal miners ware driven out
of Hartford a mining town near hor.
vteeneeoay mini arur oeina- rorewa I
kiss the American flag and cheer (or the
reeldent and the eiwiy eoerdlng to In
irmstlon received here Outsells of Hart
fortl are reported to b searching for as
many more alleged pro-Hermans te met
out th aame punishment 'ihs men are
said to hav bt
en start toward Fait
Th oarly boyhooi) jy
of W. L Derngku wora
spsmt in kord wars; witfl
lostg hours. Bosidog pf
ging shoe oil day ! wws
obliged to (athar ajsd cat
up wood far tho Rroo nmUk
tho cow and take cart) of
tho hor wrking oarly
meowings aueel until after
ituk at night by th Hgat
of si smoky wbe lnP
Copvnekt.ir. L- Daualat gase Oe
ere Jkivinft a national msaninj
emciency wmch years efto
record of Most MUes per
Duyuigr- w m mm
tim Cord Tires
' ' V
IBS O Kg 0gSm SM 0 1'
Officer Spits Seat bjr toUatine to
. 4 ' Greece Arrested ; : ' '
Had1 Been landed : by Submarines
and Appeared u Beggta Until ;
BeoogniMdwwWUl Be ' .
;CQUrt JUrtialed. . f 1 . v
i AuiHai Pratt Rapm.)
ATHENS Monday Mefch ' Sl.v-Th
purpose of former King Constanttne In
sending two Oreek offloero who were ar-
rested recently after being landed on th
west ooaat of the Ploponnus by a Oof
man oubmarlne wad (o lay tho founds
Hons for an uprising agnlnst tho govern
ment. aeoordlng to deposition mad by
tho officers and rfead. In the chamber of
deputies Wednesday by Premier Venls.
lo. Th effloers were disguised a bag'
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3.00 3.50 4.00 J4.50 S.OO 6.00 '7.00 '8.00
W. L. Douglaa name? and the retail price
(a stamped on tbe bottom of every pair
of ahoea before they leave the factory.
The value ia guaranteed and the wearer
protected against high prices for inferior
shoea. You can aave money by wearing
W U Douglas shoes. The best known
shoea in the world.
The erualiryofW.L.DougIaiproductiguaran teed
by more than 40 years experience in making fine
shoes. The smart styles are the leaders m the fash-
ion centres of America. They are made in a well
quipped factory at Brockton Mass. by the highest
paid skilled shoemakers' under the direction and
supervision of experienced men all working with
an honest determination to make the best shoes for
the price that money can buy.
Tie retail prices are the same everywhere.
They cost no more in San Francisco than
they do in New York They are always
worth the price paid for them.
Sold by over VOOO shoe dealer and 108
W. L. Douglas store. If not convenient to
call t W. L. Douglas tor ask your local
dealer for then. Take no other moke.
Write for booklet showing how to order
shoos by mall postage free. "
Spark SCBroektoa Haa.
L DOUGLAS STORE: 608
B HI lip pj 111
Mil 7f Sliki Bil l I
E2 1 1 mi M AVv N M--! aT fNCsSsflf I:
...'.' . - (
Giving Mord Miles Than Ever
In brinfn-the Cord Tire to its present
sta&e of efficiency Firestone builders found '
ways oi applying some cord principles to
More rubber between fabrio layers a rein
fgrced bead which insures a perfect and firm
seating of tbe tire to the rim.
Also a thicker cushion of pure gum under
the tough' tread which prevents tread
separation nd reducei stone bruising..
Have your dealer show you. Use this im-
proved type and practice real economy.
HRKTON5 TIW AUP RUBBER COMPANY '
Akron Ohio . t ' Branches and Dealer Everywhere ; v
gar whn arrested . Thar Jjr".
Ulsed as belonging to. the OiOek arm
ears whloh haa been Intentrnf In Qr
many sine the time ur the Bulgarian ad
u.nMA ut pyM.hMata ilrM la ly 11.
One of Conatantines Oldea persuaded
trie onivera w .unuarissv jiiw imv"w t
ureee. isey io swruo .wn-
money ws Bronne. Their lneirunione
Were'to souiid the 'sentiments of the
ureea eroir mym i yn mv swiuud w
he Greek and allia
ek and allied ti
troop on. th Mao
donlan front and obtain Infortnatloa a to
points on the Qreek coast where eutjir
sin might land arm for a rising aawii
Sreek const where eubins'
id arm rer a rtsms; as
Premier VenUelos. One of the amoer
reeeryed latter for Klpg Alexander with
orders to destroy It If arrested. Th lat
ter waa not found. Tho officer will b
Old Gunshot Wound Tatal.
. Mouttim Petit StUlUL) .. . -
CROCKETT. Texas. March IT. l.fV
Hlmmel 41 year of ago passed orr
at th home of his slstor near thla olty
Tuesday following an Illness of sovontf
months. Borne years ago he wso aoel-
dentally shot from ihe effects el -whleli
he had never recovered. He leaves .ono '
alster Mrs. P. R. Wells residing in thi
Hlmmel residing at rjiiexi le.- m-.
mains were Interred Wednesdsy In local
Mrnntarv near town. . . . . i .1
340 A SS.OO
CAtmON-Boforo yea buy bf
suro W. L. Ooaglos name and th
retail price is stamp on tho
bottom and th in aid too facing.
This is your only protection agaiattl
big bprice for Inferior shoes.
stEWAMK or tuatin
MAIN ST. HOUSTON
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