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Thursday, September 7, 1922
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81ST YEAR--NO. 150. GALVESTON. TEXAS. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 7. 1922. TEXAS' OLDEST ESTABLISHED 1842. ANTI-KLAN PLANKS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN PLATFORM FOUR DEATHS FROM SEALY AFFRAY Downtown Fight Waged With Awful Toll; One Man Now Under Arrest BY CLARA OGDE.V DAVIS. Staff Special to The News. SEALY. Tex., Sept. 5.--Four men are dead, a 17-year-old lad Is fighting a desperate battle with death and a woman seriously ill is the result of a gun fight in this little town, about S o'clock last nighi. The dead are F. C. Schaffner, prominent real estate dealer. 49|' years old; Robert L. Schaffner, his son, 22 years old; Luther Be»l, brakeman on the Santa Fe, of Bellville. about 30 years old; Thompson Bell, brakeruan on the Santa Fe, of Bellyille, about 25 years old. Earnest Schaffner, 17 years old, is gravely wounded, while his mother, Mrs. F. C. Schaffner, is in a desperate condition from the shock of her husband and son's death. She has been a semi-invalid for some years. One arrest has been made by officers who are working on the case. John Miller of Sealy, charged with assault to murder in connection with the shooting, was released on $5.000 bond this afternoon. His bond was made by Tom Watson, Will Gray and F. B. Myer, all residents of Sealy. It is understood that Sheriff A. J. Remmert will make another arrest tomorrow morning. Sealy spent an anxious time last night. The town is a quiet place, most of the business houses closing their doors at 8:30 or 9 o'clock. Battle In Bt»lne** Dixtrtet. The battle took place in f r o n t of a drugstore at S' o'clock. F. C. Schaffner and his son, Robert, and Luther Bell were dead when the last shot had been fired. Thompson Bell was taken to Temple to a hospital on the H o'clock Santa Fe train. He died there this morning at 11 o'clock. Ernest Schaffner was taken to the Austin County hospital here In Sealy. He has a k n i f e wound in the right chest. The k n i f e blade, according to the attending physician, entered between the f o u r t h and f i f t h ribs Into the pleura! cavity, cutting an artery. The young boy Is now suffering from pleurisy and little hope was held out for his recovery tonight. F. C. Schaffner. the father, had four bullet wounds, any one of three of them a fatal wound. He had also a four-Inch knife wound in his left side. This wound was thres inches deep and would have caused his death. One of the bullets entered his right ear. a fatal wound. Another bullet entered his. back above the left kidney and came out through the abdomen, a fatal wound. A bullet wound through the left arm. not fatal wound. Besides these wounds, he had a serious c u t ! about the right eye. which probably I frnftitrnA t h 0 1 * . . 1 1 .l. A _u...-i..t.. _ The Inbor frankly mated, howex'er, that they were drawing up plan* for legally blocking the injunction to be ratified when the full executive council eonvenen Snturtlny. BY HOBERT J. BE1VDER, United New* Staff Correspondent. AVashlngton. Sept. 6.--Attorney General Daugherty has what he regards aa conclusive proof of "a few misguided- leaders" carrying on "unquestioned conspiracy to paralyze transportation in this country.' Hence, in anticipation of the hearing to be held in Chicago Sept. 11 to make the temporary injunction granted there against the shop craftsmen permanent. Daugherty has challenged leaders both publicly and through the usual processes of law to appear In court next Monday and bring with them all documentary data. r n W r i n K the*noT T"* lno . , 1 u l l c l B ' t h i « ".«*,,» Daugherty declared M r S c h a f f n e r and *""* "' ! '" * f ° r m n l "Cement tonight lead- Doc Bizzel Says It's No Use! AROUSED BY CRITICISM IN SENATE AND OPEN DEFIANCE BY LABOR CHIEFS,. By Associated Prera. Atlantic City. ST. J.. Sept. 6.--Declaring that the all-embraclns Injunction obtained by Attorney General Dauttberty nerulnxt the utrlklngr "hop cmftA hns "nrouxed an cnor- mou« wave of public nehtlment In favor of tile rail worker*," Samuel Roniperm president of the American Federation of Labor, .and member* of lit. executive eonnell -today prepared to.; enter .the courtjijiylth. a. dc-. mnnd that 'the' Injunction 'be* vnc'at-' ed. Severn! of the secret Kesnlohn attended by 3Ir. Gomperx, three vice prenldentfi of the federation und KCT- ..,, skull, t h e physician , ,,,,,,, were . ,,,.,,, wound was apparently , ,,.,, du «., ORed . made by brass knucks. Icndem Bob Schaffner had five bullet wounds, all e n t e r i n g from the back, three of which xvere death wounds. One b u l l e t went In on the left side j of his head and came out on the right side of the head, a fatal wound. Another b u l l e t entered the small of his back, b r e a k i n g the Eplnc. a fatal wound. - A n o t h e r bullet entered the left l u n g u n d e r the arm. a fatal wound. The f o u r t h bullet went through the l e f t nrm and another b u l l e t w e n t i n t o the body through the collar bone and ranged down into the. chest. Neither of the two last wounds were fatal ones. Fnnernl* Today. Luther Bell was struck by two bullets, one o f ' t h c m entered the body above t h e heart, not a fatal wound. The second bullet entered just above the hip and ranged into t h e bowels, a fatal wound. Thompson Bell was shot once, the b u l l e t Democratic Convention Uproariously A djourns Convention High Points NEFF, MAYFIELD AND DAVIDSON GLADLY RECEIVED AT STATE CONVENTION. OF P E O P L E Granberry's Effort to Formally Indorse Speeches Is Ruled Out of Order. BY IV. 31. THORXTOX. Staff Correspondent of The STew; San Antonio. Tex.. Sept.- 5 Prolonged cheering and repeated ovations were given Governor Pat Neff today and State Senator W. T. Davidson, nominee for lieutenant gov- srnor.- as they vigorously spoke to the state democratic convention in sehalf of peace and good will in this state and the banishment of relig- ous and racial hatred and turmoil. Earle B'. Mayfield, nominated for the United States senate, was also cordially received and cheered when he spoke against thu liquor traffic and against immigration. Neff was long- cheered when he said he belonged to no organization people. that divides the . , -., - his f*on will be burled tomorrow afternoon at 3 oclock In the Sealy cemetery. The ( C o n t i n u e d on Pnge 3. Column THE WEATHER. For Galveston and Vicinity-= n ° r iJ, y f i' lr a n d Continued arm Thursday. -Jn r '-""'"'"no-- Thursday'and r i d n y p a r t l y cloudy, probablv 011 flhowcrs ln southeast r Texas-- Thursday and Friday p a r t l y c l o u d y somewhnt unsettled.' not much change in temperature. » £°£ ,] Vc ' n T "«*--- Thursday and Friday g e n e r a l l y fair. t« V J' lnd .? on Texn -' i Coast-- Light to frrsh southerly. Lro Marrlnor (dc- « , w o / , WIIS Tn( New f ta IC ' °. ct - O r l p i n n l l y printed nrnH C ST* S p P U 7 ' m8 ' Rc ' produccd by request. WAS DARWIN RIGHT? L ET those who scnff nt Dnr- w i n pnusr-. and. t h i n k i n g of an i n f a n t «mnll, * HoriMt that maybn ho was nrter.T.1? "° l "° f o o l i a h Th °llir« y ,'j'V,- IC '""K'n* mil- o r t T e ' SAns llosn And . " tne s make., prah3 nt thinK.i. just aa the llttlo monkeys do. It twines nnd twists Itn d i m plod Iocs In m a n n e r marvelous to doe; Jiiflt ius t h e .Siminn cnmyx to . S/'J- « " r a t h *rrip on n tree- And t h o u g h wr train Its llmba And Hhn how' t r v to U P°" n u r own B t l r f j l n , t h i n k i n g sober ts l i k o these. w M j i h r ' T d " ot hc swarming through the. trees. ,Tet nil t h a t to a man rornnln.i « o « n i K r r r n of l n a t I r '»- HOssod whon born Ta K l r c t c h l n t f to.. n out of h l x nt morn? a " 1Cr l n h l " " O0k " But one m t m i forl. if )o t nlono. too,! '" " R * lli!f l l t u ° He'd ili-iiw a s s l n r y lo prove ""' 0rlM U!ftl D n r w l n tonight leaders will have "the f u l l e s t opportu- n i t y -of free speech and u n d e r circumstances that will give the greatest value to their utterances." It is learned that the Justice department for some time has been | carrying on a searching invcstiga- ! tion to get evidence. One labor | leader has been served with a sub- pcna to appear in court at Chicago I Monday, sought. and others are being Reaction DlntnrblnK. Iaughcrty. apparently disturbed hy the reaction to his injunction proceedings, which hns become o u l t e outspoken In the senate, and to the DEFEAT BY TURKS COMPLETE, INTENSE FEELING HAS JBEEN AROUSED. ( C o n t i n u e d on Page 7. Column 8.) * i nsoclatcd Presa. Constantinople. Sept. S.--A report is current here that the Kemalists have captured General Tricoupis, new commander in chief of the Greek army in Asia Minor. A dispatch from Kemalist sources reports that the Turks have occupied Mazelli, Aidin and Soma and are marching on Berglma, about f i f t y miles north-northeast of Smyrna. One Greek army commander, two corps commanders and five colonels were taken prisoner Saturday while other prisoners captured by the Turks include 400 officers and 10,000 By HUDSOX HAWLEY, United New* Staff Corespondent. Paris, Sept. 6.--King Constantino's seat on the throne o£ Greece is menaced by the collapse of his army In Asia Minor, according to uncensored information from Athens reaching here. Texas Professor Takes Up Cudgel Against Flappers Special to The New*. Austin. Tex.. Sept. 6.--Before 600 teachers of the Central Texas Teachers' Institute in session in Austin, Dr. Frederick Eby, professor "of education in the University of Texas and acting conductor of the institute, followed the lead of President W. B. Bizzell of A. and M. College before the teachers' institute at College Station in bringing the flapper and jellybean to task. "Why do flappers flao? "Why do we have jellybeans? What should the school do to get rid of these types of young people? These were some of the questions asked and implied by Dr. Eby. It was' declared by Dr. Eby that "we have flappers and jellybeans because we do not teach with a purpose; because we do not motivate education with an end in view which must be secured by the student." According- to Dr. Eby this is the REPUBLICAN NOMINATION REFUSED BECAUSE OF PRESS OF BUSINESS. Staff Special to The News. Austin. Tex.. Sept. 6 Dr. E. P. Wilmot president of the Austin National Bank, has declined the nomination for United States senator made by the republican party in convention at Fort Worth in August. In a letter dated Aug. 12 and addressed to Hon. R^B. Creager, chairman of the state republican executive committe, Dr. Wilmot declined the nomination. This letter was made public today, as follows: "Since my return from Fort Worth, followed by the announcement of Eoth. Governor Neff and Senator Davidson vehemently asserted that they were the servants .of all the people and not of any clique -or coterie of persons. Likewise Earle Mayfield said he was going to Washington "to represent all the people without respect to religion or creed." Governor Neff was also given an uuroariaus^reception when he said the law was above them all, the employer and the employe and capital and labor; that all must come under the law in ^Tesas. and that he was determined that they 'should do 'so. When the three speeches were finished Dr. John G. Cranberry, professor of psychology at Southwestern University at Georgetown, jumped to his feet and said: : Broad Sentiment*. "I move that the broad democratic sentiments expressed this day Pat Neff and T. W. Davidson' be by weakest point in the present school ' TM J " nomlnati °n by the republicans of system, since no desire for knowl- l hc stato to the Position of United edge is engendered. Contention was made by the speaker that if boys and girls were given something to do and then had to work out the objects laid down, there would be an interest in education like there is in the reading of a continued story. Successive victories by the Turks! " H °w many of you have read a have culminated in a complete demoralization of the Gneek forces This debacle has stirred up a storm (Continued on Page 3. Column Rotarians Plan to Give $15,000 to Boy Scouts In Thirteenth District nH°l'!!"^'' 1S f nlnCrCa! " %dmor ' lIforcc [ whl ch includes Texas. New Mexico and power for good in Trxas was l a n d "Oklahoma; cr.\ Isaged !n the discussions and I plans for extension of Rotary activities in Texas were made at the opening sessions of tho conference of club executives from t h n Thirteenth District. Rotary International, at Hotel Galvp.z yesterday. Scvo.nty- flve presidents, .-.orrctarios and past- Eov-rnor.i of the Thirteenth District, w h i c h IncltidoM all of Toxa 151 Paso, wore present yesterday. as except representing rorty-.«R V( . n o f the sixty-four Rotary Clubs in this district. John V. SinglMon. governor of the Thirteenth District, prosldrd over ?ho sessions and led the discussions. In furtherance of tho Rotary program to foster movements beneficial to tho boyhood of the nation, decision was made In Iho morning session to raise tlK.OOO In Texas for Iho purpose of f u r t h e r i n g the Hoy Scout movement. Money raised for t h i s purpose, will largely he used for e m p l o y i n g nc.oiit e x e c u t i v e s nnd PX- portH to ntllnrgr! the noon I movement over the ninth regional district. J. P. Fitch of Dallas, regional director, was present in the meeting and took part in the discussion of this plan, which was approved after it had been presented by a committee composed of Tom S. Reed of Beaumont, H. J. Lutchcr Stark of Orange, Frank Jones of Itouston and others. The Rotary siipport of the scout will nut interfere with community scout activities, it was explained, since the Retarian support will be distributed over a wide area and devoted chiefly to Increasing the field forces. The money will be. raised under the auspices of the Rotary clubs In this district, but the subscription of funds Is not necessarily limited to Rotary clubs. To Hnve Spring Conference. Other headlights of tho day were tho decision to hold a spring conference, of newly elected executive* following the annual convention next year; announcement t h a t ' i n t e r city meets In Texas would be pushed n the f u t u r e ; attendance of the vis- i t i n g U o t n r l n n s n t t h e weekly tinrhoon of the. Galveston c l u b - a linlhlni? p a r t y f u r the visitors in the nfternoon. nnd the crowning onter- cont nued story?" Dr. Eby asked. "Oil. that is the way we should teach. The story leaves off at the 1 most interesting point: it does not stop with so many pages of reading matter, and the lesson a teacher assigns should not be so many pages but the assignment of a problem to work out by the student through reading. SIAX CAUGHT BKTVVKEX CAJRS RECEIVES FATAL INJURIES Special to Tho News. Port Arthur, Tex.. Sept. 6.--Harvey Morris. -15 years old. was fatally injurcd late today when caught between two automobiles. He died soon after the accident. Morris was putting som behind his own car camp equipment away, as he and his party were going to the beach Another car coming up from the rear was unable to stop qulck'v enough. Morris being crushed be- twcfln the two cars. Ho had lived in this city a number of y^ars (Continued on Page -1, Column 7.) DE VALKRA AA'D LIEUTENANT ARE REPORTED CAPTURED By the United News. London. Sept. 6--Enmonn De Vn- era, lender of the Irish insurgents, ind Erskine Chlldcrs. one of his lieutenants, are Imprisoned in Cork according to a Central News d i s patch from Dublin. Childcrs is reported wounded. Cork m i l i t a r y authorities refuse either to c o n f i r m or deny the report States senator on their state ticket I have been so extremely busy with an accumulation of work here in the bank that no time has been given me for serious thought in connection with the matter. Please be assured of my deep appreciation of the very great honor you would confer upon me. At the same time, however, I am sure you wilt recall the statement made by me at our several meetings to the effect that no man should accept such an important office, and one that carries with it the responsibility as in the case of a United States senator, unless he has the time and the opportunity to make a vigorous and statewide campaign. There could be no question of a division of time between business and politics. With this before me and the weight of my responsibilities both in and out of the Austin National Bank. I do not feel that I could at this time transfer these responsibilities to'others in order that I m i g h t make the race for United States senator. Deellne* the Honor. "I must therefore, with many re- srrets. decline the honor that you would give me. In doing so. however, I pledge my 'deepest interest dorsed, as the sentiment of- the convention," and wild applause followed. During the demonstration of approval Chairman Marshal; Hicks shouted "You are but of order." and -an banging his gavel for order. The cheers were so loud that Hicks broke his gavel in attempting to be heard above the din. While he did not put the question the crowd shouted in approval. The Dallas and Harris County delegations -Were quiet. They were also undemonstrative when the others cheered during the remarks of Governor Neff and Senator Davidson in behalf of tolerance and for peace and good will among men. When the convention opened today J. AV. Blake of Houston said: "In behalf of Sergeant at Arms Herring I want to name George C. Purl of Dallas to be assistant sergeant at arms of this convention in recognition of the second banner democratic county of Texas and in testimony of its recent overwhelming victory in (Continued on Page 3. Column 1.) The democratic platform contains thirty planks and includes: Fealty to th« party, indorsement of N e f f s administration, freedom of conscience and liberties of the people, comparison of republican and democratic achievements enthusiastic indorsement of Woodrow AVilaon. enforcement 01" prohibition laws throughout country and on high seas, denouncement of republican tariff bill, repeal of Esch-Cummlns transportation law. co-operative agricultural marketing-, reaffirmation of party as white man's party, acceptance of provisions of federal act for highway financing, unification of state agricultural work, approval of State Bar Association's efforts for court reforms, conservation and utilization of all natural resources of the state, reforestation of nonagricultural lands, revision of election laws, right of -workmen to organize and bargain collectively, relocation of . the penitentiary, all judicial offices in state be made by conventions, removal of Inefficient county officers, indorsement of national defense act former soldiers entitled to compensation for losses sustained, equalization of tax renditions, judicious policy for support and development of schools, state agency to co-operate -with cities on public . utility problems, constitutional convention, voting rights for military and navy men. branch A, and M. College for West Texas, protection, of highways. Frank C. Davis of San Antonio was re-elected chairman of the state executive committee for another two years and Joseph AV. Hale of Waco, secretary. Ovations were given Pat M. Neff, Earle B. Mayfleld and AV. T. Davidson. "All men. Christian and pagan. Jew and gentile. Catholic and Protestant, rich and poor, black and white, the upper ten and the lower 10.000, have looked alike and fared alike, and shall continue to look alike and fare alike officially," said the governor in addressing the convention. Mayfield criticised the republican administration, commended the democrats and appealed to every democrat to forget the minor differences of the past and "set our faces toward the future." Davidson pledged support for schools and highways and urged San Antonians to vote for Hertzberg-for congress. "If courts can not reach certain offenses then I say strengthen the arms of the courts," he ur^ged. He inveighed against racial intolerance and religious fanaticism. Barry Miller of Dallas -will convene voters of Texas, regardless of political faith, who do not believe that the, Ku Klux Klan should be associated with government or governmental agencies, within ten days at Dallas to nominate a candidate to oppose Mayfield for the United , DEBATE 1K1K, JUDGE BARRY MILLER OF DALLAS IS DENIED SEAT AS A DELEGATE. STEM ROLLER IS Hall in Uproar and Chairman Uses Tenpin Valiantly as a Gavel. BY TED DEALEY, Staff Correspondent of The JICITB. Beethoven Hall, San Antonio. Tex.. Sept. 6.--In an uproarious session in. this city this afternoon the delegates to the state democratic convention by a vote oC 691 y to 135^ shut of! all debate on the Ku Klux Klan issue -which had come before the convention on a minority report This record vote came after steamroller methods had been in operation all afternoon in the convention hall. Following- f the decisive defeat of the minority report the dele/rates by- viva voce vote rousingrly adopted the majority report as submitted by Chairman Satterwhite of the platform and resolutions committee. The majority report of the committee, therefore, went officially on record as the platform of the state democratic convention of 1922. The absolute shutting off of all debate on the minority report, or the Teagarden resolution, had been unexpected.. Judge Barry "Miller of Dallas arrived in San Antonio last night with, credentials from Delta County for-the-sole.purpose of making a fight for the Teagarden rear olution on the floor of .the convention. Iast night and this morning it was generally believed that Judge Miller would be seated and that he would be given at least half an hour or so to state the side of the anti- klan minority in the convention, Miller Dcsiicd Proxy. But at the crucial moment the privilege ot taking a delegate's seat in the convention was denied Judge Miller. Following the submission and the reading of the minority report by State Senator T. J^ Holbrook of Galveston, John M. Mathis of Houston jumped to his feet and moved the tabling of the report. Judge Miller himself then sprang to his feet and -was recognized by the chair. Before he had had op- Statess enate. Dr. E. P. Wilmot of | (Continued on Page 2, Column 4.) Austin has declined to run for the ' senate on the republican ticket and with republican leaders -was at San Antonio. Republican Chairman Creager said the democratic party should declare itself as the klan- ocratic party. Fred C. Pabst cast Galveston's twelve votes for the platform despite protest of Charles J. Stubbs. Pabst said the Gaiveston delegation had been practically unanimous against the anti-klan resolution. Joe Burkett's effort to bring in his minority report on the klan was fruitless, for he -was ruled out on a point of order. Barry Miller's proxy came too late and he was denied the privileges of the floor. OIL MEN OPTIMISTIC OVER NEW HUMBLE WELL IN ORANGE FIELD. Strike Settlement Plan Placed Before Faction Of Railroad Executives is so complicated and f u l l of BY CLAYTON AVHITEHII.I, t-nitcd .Yew* Stuff Correspondent. AVashington, Sept. 6. (--Copyright, 1922. by United News.)--AVilliam R.' Johnston, president of the International Machinists' Association and one of the leaders of the striking shopmen, missing from his quarters here since Tuesday afternoon, has suddenly reappeared. In an exclusive interview with the United News tonight Johnston discussed the rumors which have placed Bert M. j manent injunction. Jewell Spcclal to The News. Orange, Tex., Sept 6.--That tha Humble No. 8 Chesson which came in as one of the most powerful gassers in the field bears ail the earmarks of being a probable duplicate of the Humble No. 5. which beat all gulf coast oil wells in production, is the verdict of practically every oil man who observed the well today. The well was running wild again tonight after having blown off the Christmas tree and cut out all con- the situation at the present moment I ncctions - There is a slight spray of pos- oil, some water, and an abundance sibilities that any public discussion of gas %vith an a PP a r ent increasing of it would be runious to efforts at I force - Another Christmas tree has peacemaking." Third, that Johnston is leaving Washington again to attend busi- been prepared and will be installed during the n i g h t if possible. This well, which blew in at 3 Jewell, leader of the shopmen's --- strike, in Chicago. Baltimore and and my hearty co-operation to you and AVashington at the same time and to my other friends in the re- and have started new talk of a rail P f r . ty ln the n d v a n cement I strike peace following the lines set ' of the party's success in all of its undertakings. I believe that the opportunity was never greater and that we. shall not fail to take advantage of it." In making public his letter to Mr. Creamer. Dr. Wilmot issued the following statement today: · "The original of the letter was | sent by me to Mr. R B. Crcnger, forth in United News Chicago dispatches. The interview with Johnston revealed: 1. That the reported peace negotiations between Jewell and a group of conciliatory railway executives have a basis of truth, but that Jewell j himself is somewhere near Chicago, and that in any pending negotiations ness of a strictly confidential na- j °' clock t h i s morning, is located on ture within the next twenty-four I l h e e ^Sc of Cow Ba y°u, 150 yards hours, to reappear in Chicago n e x t ' f r o m thc fa mous No. 5. Practically Monday when Attorney General ! eveI 'V Person crossing Co* Bayou ' bridge today bore signs of being sprayed by thc well. The indications are t h a t the drill Daugherty will argue for per- also expected to nnpcar at that time. Fourth, that Johnston has not yet been served with the injunction writ, although Tuesday morning w h i l e hc was addressing a group of local strikers, a United States deputy called at his office with certain papers, none of which Daugherty injunction. was the progress of the present rail negotiations is to be kept confidential u n t i l the strik- «RAVEI. R.IDGES PLACED O\ STREETS TO CUHII SPKKHIAXS Speclnl to The New*. Kaglc Lake, Tex.. Sept. 6. To curb speeding the city han placed "bumpers"--ridges of gravel--every block. A petition signed by more than 200 taxpayers has been sent to the mayor and c i t y council oaking that these ridges be removed. . . . . . J - - . - - . J » · . . . . » . . . p " l - t x J L K l l l U l l ? ! chairman of the republican state ex- the strikers are. being represented ecutive committee on Aug. 12. For by Jewell's deputies in a city w i t h i n reasons of s u f f i c i e n t Importance to warrant the w i t h h o l d i n g of it u n t i l such n t i m e as it was deemed best to release I t , . my decision, as set forth in the letter above given hns not boon made public u n t i l todav. It Is well t h a t my declination of the great honor that the republican par- (Continucd on Page 2, Column 6.) a few hours of AVashington. 2. That the present situation Is of such a tlellcato n a t u r e as to he affected disastrously by u n d u e publicity. "There is no I n t e n t i o n on my part or on the part of any labor leader to hide." .TohjiBton told the United News. "All of its simply feel that This, it wns indicated , may not be far distant. UX10.V CHIEFS HOLD HOPES OK IIRKAKLNG OPPOSITION IIY ALEXAXDF.R JOXKS, United »TV» Stnff Correxpondrnt. Chicago. 111.. Sept. G.--Shop u n i o n chiefs are d a n g l i n g before one faction of the railroad executives a strike settlement plan, which, ac- (Continued on Page 3. Column 6.) stem through which the well had been washed, was cut in two by the continuous blast of gas and sands, The powerful force d r i v i n g the sand has eaten away most of the nipples and valves which had been prepared tor such emergencies. This late Humble gasser's depth U given at 4.108 feet. The Humble No. 5 sand is said to show up about the same as No. 5 Chesson, which blowout the screen early in the game and ran wild.throwing oil over acres of ground at the rate of 35.000 to 40.000 barrels per day u n t i l it wan f i n a l l y controlled. It yielded for days at the rate of 17,000 barrel*. The H u m b l e No. 5, brought in on, Dec. 27. is one of the beat producers of the H u m b l e Company at thin time, with net production of from 600 to 700 barrels a day. U is belloved that the. screen In the H u m b l e new gasser wilj hold and t h a t If obntruotions cnn be removed that the well muy be uuothor world wo;

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