The Electra Daily News (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 480, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 13, 1914 Page: 1 of 4
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ELECTRA. WICHITA COUNTY. TEXAS. SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 1914
PREIi CIRCULATION -
changes in the Mexican government
and the elimination of Huerta.
No More Arms to Mexico.
Meanwhile orders were issued by
President Wilson placing control of all
shipments to Mexico under the depart-
ment of commerce and the issuance of
orders by Secretary Redfield that in
the fnture no vessel carrying arms
LORIMER’S CHICAGO BANK
IS CLOSED BY EXAMINER
Deposits Amount to $5,000,000—Three
Other Banks Also Have Suspend-
ed on Orders of Officials.
Chicago, June 12.—The LaSalle
Street Trust & Sayings bank, organ-
FIRST STEP FOR PEACE TAKEN
BY MEDIATORS—TERMS ARE
would be granted clearance papers for ; ized by William Lorimer five years
No Change Made From Old Proposal;
No More Arms from the United
States to Mexico.
Niagara Falls, Ont., June 12.—The
reply of General Carranza to the last j
note of the mediators was received |
| a Mexican port.
| The continued requests of General
j Funston at Vera Cruz for permission
I to extend his lines about Vera Cruz
| was causing uneasiness at the war de-
1 partment, as it is regarded here that
- to extend the lines further inland from
! Vera Cruz would be in violation of the
Wireless advices from Admiral
today but was not made public. The
mediators stated that they would not! Howard at Mazatlan say that the reb- larger institution,
receive the delegates named by Car- els bave beSun a stained assault on
ranza to the peace conference. It the federal Position but. although los-
was learned semi-officially that Car- inS heavily in men and ammunition,
the federals were able to hold all cent reports to the state auditor’s of-
points of advantage within the city. * fice placed the deposits at more than
Just what the outcome of the medi- $5,000,000. For the last three weeks,
ation conference will be is hard to pre- according to officials, there has been
ranza had agreed to send representa-
tives to the conference, but would not
agree to any armistice with Huerta.
While nothing definite as to the na-
ago when he was United States sena-
tor from Illinois, and of which be has
since been president, was closed by
the state bank examiner.
While rumors of financial trouble
had been whispered of late, the actual
closing of the institution was a sur-
prise. Coincident with this action
examiners closed three state banks
which had heavy deposits with the
No statement of
what the closing of the LaSalle Street
bank actually rteans in dollars and
cents was made by the examiner. Re-
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ture of the reply could be learned, it dict' but Secretary Bryan again stated a mild run on the bank, and more
was stated that Carranza named as
delegates Fernando Calderon, Vascon-
cellos and Cabrera. fisWIWW**"*"
The decision of the mediators not to
receive the envoys of the constitution-
alists is following out their previously
announced intention of considering the
incident closed. I
that he was “very hopeful.”
PROBE OF 1912 PIPE LINE
GRANT MAY BE ORDERED
(than $1,000,000 of deposits have been
] Three Others Closed.
The smaller banks which were clos-
j ed were the Illinois State bank of Chi- '
cago, 350 North Clark street; the j
Broadway State bank, Broadway and;
Fort Worth, June 12.—At the time
1 the Magnolia petroleum pipe line --------* ----- - y ------------
j franchise comes up for action before Wilson avenue; anp the Ashland and (
Twelfth Street Stafe bank, 1600 West (
Twelfth street. ^>aniel V. Harkin, i
chief state examiner for Cook county, I
took charge of the banks, expressing #
the opinion that the smaller banks
would resume business in a few weeks.
He said they were dominated by men
connected with the LaSalle street in-
stitution, and were closed for their j
“When I entered the bank,” said Mr.
Harkin today, “I did not mean to take '
possession, but I very soon discovered
First Plank Prepared. f the city commission, Commissioner
* The American and Mexican dele- 1 Blanke proposes to ask City Attorney
gates and the mediators held a long | McCart to investigate the status of
meeting today and at its conclusion it the franchise granted S. B. Howe and
was announced that the first plank of J associates for a similar line. This
the proposal for the change of govern- : franchise was granted June 6. 1912,
ment had been drafted and would be j an4 provides that certain lines were
reduced to writing at once. It was not. to be built “at once.”
made public. It was said, however, j Commissioners discussing the mat-
that the plank follows along the lines ter Friday morning could not recollect
of the announcement made late last any of the lirie being laid inside the
night. * city limits.
Friday it was apparent the commis-
sioners will stand together for some
direct specification in the new fran-
— — chise as to when the line is to be built.
Washington, June 12.—The reply ,pbere was some difference of opinion
of Carranza, to the note from the aboU£ the advisability of demanding a
mediators was received here today by jq per cent reduction on oil for the
Zubaran and forwarded at once to the city waterworks and also on the prop-
conference at Niagara Falls. | osition of requiring general offices to
Announcement that the peace en- be maintained in Fort Worth.
REPLY IN WASHINGTON.
voys from the constitutionalists would
not be received caused a flutter in of-
ficial circles as it had been known for
some time that President Wilson was
rather insistent that representatives
of the revolutionists be represented at
the conference now being held. It
was thought that the mediators would [
receive the delegates named by Car-
Some of the commissioners do not
believe the general office demand a
fair one and they believe, also, that
such a provision could be circumvent-
ed by the mere placing of an official
here with an office designated as a
W. R. Francis, attorney, who pre-
sented the franchise ordinance to the
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00 value $3.00
5.00 value $3.75
$6.00 value $4.50
Ladies Silk Dresses
This is only a few of the attractive prices we are making
on everything in our store. Come to us for good!va‘l$d§i
at LOW PRICES.
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I AIRSHIPS WO^N OUT
BY VERA CRUZ WORK
No Longer Considered Safe, Are Re-
turned to Repair Station and New
Ones Ordered Sent.
that I must.”
Although policemen were detailed to
guard the bank, there was no disorder.
The city of Chicago had $650,000 on
deposit in the LaSalle street bank.
The statement gave the deposits at
$5,085,586, and the loans $4,362,398.
Capital Stock, $1,000,000.
In the last statement issued by the
bank its capital stock was placed at
$1,000,000, surplus $250,000, and the
undivided profits at $93,631. Its
stock was then held at par.
The run on the bank, which was
characterized as “mild,” was attribu-
ted to allegations made in connection | pairs. They will be transported on
with a suit for damage of John H.. the battleship Mississippi. The navy
Coyne against State Auditor Brady, in ! department took steps to replace the
i Washington, June 11.—Damaged
1 and weather beaten until they no
longer are cosidered safe two aero-
I planes used by General Funston for
I scouting work .along the outskirts of
| Vera Cruz today were ordered with
their crews back to aeronautic head-
' quarters at Pensacola, Fla., for re-
ranza, if for no other reason than to . city> was absent from the city this af-j which Coyne charged that the LaSalle damaged machines,
learn their views anent the proposed fornnnn Vrmwn tvWStreet bank had contributed to the! It was said immediate orders for
ternoon and it is not known what
j agreement the company is willing to
FRANCE SUFFERS FROM
COLD WHILE U. S. SIZZLES
Paris, June 12.—An unprecedented
ccld wave, coupled with violent hail-
storms, continues to ravage the agri-
cultural regions of France. A tem-
perature of 21 degrees has been reg-
istered at Charolles, in Burgundy.
The crops in this district have been
Brady campaign fund on the basis
that it should be consulted regarding
appointments to be made by the au-
CARRANZA WILL NOW
SEND HIS DELEGATES
the dispatch of other machines would
be' issued. The flying squadron at
Vera Cruz consisted of Lieutenant
Commander Mustin and Lieutenant
j Ballinger, qualified air pilots, and
Lieutenant R. C. Saufley. Ensign M.
L. Stots and Ensign W. D. Lamont, as-
f (ned th<
m m m m
Nine months ago we o
C. O D. Grocery at
and for some time s
But finally to our s
over and at some jos|. , \ T w /
We are selling goods at Cash Imceb
afford to sell them on Credit
So from Monday June 15\m, we are
sell Strictly Cash to all We will be
offended. You can afford to pay CASH if you
buy here. The Frier is always Right.
C. O. D. Grocery & Market
SMOTHERED TO DEATH BY
DUST ON GAINESVILLE ROAD
Get your Visiting Cards print-
ed at the News Office. d475-78
Do You Own A
; The application for an injunction
restraining County Judge C. B. Fel-
I der from putting prohibition into ef-
fort in commissioners’ precincts 2, 3
and 4 of Wichita county, and declar-
ing void the election held April 4, was
argued before District Judge Scurry
. . .. ., , , , i Tuesday, and the application was re-
pmmng it to the ground face down, fused by the court.
j Gainesville, June 12.—Robert, 5-
year-old son of John Hurt, farmer, re-
siding in Oklahoma, ten miles north
of Gainesville, met with a tragic
death. Yesterday evening, while
swinging on a gate he was knocked
off, the gate passing over his body,
and the child smothered to death in
the dust, being held by the gate.
if SO. C i
A astin Furtei
: p. o Mom
This »s easy to learn and our.Dem-
onstvator is willing to show you
Announces His Decision, but Says
Campaign Against Mexico City
Will not Be Abated for One
Saltillo, June 11.— (Via Laredo)—
General Carranza announced tonight
that he had returned an answer to the
note of the Niagara Falls mediators
stating that he would appoint repre-
sentatives to the conferences at Ni-
The names of the representatives
were not made public. The note gave
simply the assurance that the consti-
tutionalists would be represented and
did not mention conditions on which
the constitutionalists would take part,
j It was announced, however, the j
'agreement to attend the conference1 Austin, June 12—Governor Colquitt
| would not serve to check the campaign j ,4*ft Austin today for Dallas. He will
; now being wagecLugainst the federals : <*ttmd the meeting of herguson sup-
porters. Among the other state offi-
* u 1* who left for Dallas to attend the
'•onfeienc0 were: S. W Ingli^ «, state
. t ma ’••dial. Captain Lviuis Von Ha-
gen (r the boaid of pardons; A B.
superintt rnlent of public
Hillings and grounds: W. W. (’oilier,
cmn,">i(' :* ■ of inMi’Mtvo and 1 ank-
r. \ W V ER TO BE
FEDERAL BANK HEAD
COLQUITT LEAVES THE
CAPITAL FOR DALLAS
TO ATTEND BIG RALLY
in any respect and the advance to the
-ot th \m11 be (*o,itinu'‘d with vitro;-.
EMB \RGO ON \RMS ON BOR-
DER iO BE MORE EFFECTIVE
Under this decision prohibition will
go into effect today, and the two sa-
loons west of Burkburnett were closed
at 9:30 o’clock Friday night, not to
be reopened again, unless a higher
court should reverse the decision of
It is not known whether or not the
case will be appealed.
*t . i-
East', June 1! - Oulei
• ut tonight by tii" trta.-^ry depart-
m< nt at Washington that custom's dc-
ijrlner.t officials along the Mexican
I o’der exercise extreme \
prevent the passage ofySrms intb
Mexico. The ordei followed^ closely
the sudden turn in the mediation pro-
ceedings at NiagarrvFail
Ask our drivef for
500 pounds for $L75
, Old papers at the News office, 5c
gets a big bundle. d466-75
Washington, June 12—Thomas B.
Jones, a Chicago lawyer, former
^-member of the Princeton university
Book;'* trustees and a personal friend of
President Wilson, has practically been
selected for governor of the federal
reserve board. It was said unoffi-
cially today that his nomination would
go to the senate Monday.
ALL BEER MUST BE
“SHIPPED COLD,” SAYS
LIQUOR PERMIT CLERK
Austin, June 12—One of the freak
question* that tame to ih" attention
( f state officials \\a* that propounded
to I.ioeo! TY’-niif (’le*’k Ike Ha:tsill
t'div. A certain wholesale liquor
dealer would know if it was a \ ’ola-
tion of the law to “-hip cold beer.
The ruling of Mr. Hartsill was short
and to the point: “It seems for pub-
ho safety all beer should he shipped
“THE* NEW SCHOOL* MARI
A Western- Picturl**e&wM<0fit.
The woman walking on the sunny
side of the street in a shadow skirt
cannot be said to be without visible
means of support.
P. M. Franks of California is in the
city visiting his brother, J. T. Grooms.
Rubers Presents * . v ».
“THE DOUBLE CHASE”v -
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, Th.te—Shows Toqight—Th^ce. <
3:30 to 14*30
Price j: Children 10c/Adults
x <*> & « % <s> :$.8. % <*> f &&
Go to church hStincfay.
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Sheldon, A. H. The Electra Daily News (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 480, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 13, 1914, newspaper, June 13, 1914; Electra, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth892668/m1/1/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Electra Public Library.