The Electra Daily News (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 615, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 18, 1914 Page: 3 of 4
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Le Eiectra Dailf |i|s
. Jl • slid A« H> Sheldon, Proprietors.
a. H Sheldon....... Editor-Manager
Vi l announcements, church no
r.'s. advertising copy, etc., positive-
• nr.fust be in the office by 3 o'clock or
ff.-y have to go over to the next
RAILROAD TIME TABLE
’ * 4 1:10
Mi Special...,........... 5:00
\’uc. 3 and 4 will operate between
1 oi t Worth and Amarillo and will
■onnect at Wichita Falls with Wichita
Valley trains Nos. 1 and 2,
Have You Bought One?
m . neutral', v bottoms
v .v , — -~i dome ' ffrom
Oh I The whole-hearted* generous
philanthropy of Great Britain! First
it encourages Belgium to war. Then
it help bombard its cities. Then it de-
stroys. a million dollars worth of food
and supplies when compelled to evacu-
ate Antwerp. Finally, when the peo-
ple of Belgium are starving, it refuses
to consent that they be fed by others
except on disgraceful terms, and de-
clines to help in the measures of re-
• Belgium must be proud of her ally
that urged her into war.—Fort Worth
Chicago ................................ 13,000,000
Detroit ............ 1,082,000
Cincinnati ................... 2,000,000
Cleveland .............................. 2,000,000
Kansas City.......................... 2,000,000 j
Los Angeles (declined)
Louisville'.............................. 1,000,000 |
Minneapolis .......................... 1,000,000
Philadelphia .......................... 4,640,000.
Pittsburg ............................. 2,000,000 ’
Richmond ............................. 1,125,000 (
St. Louis ................................ 11,500,000
San Francisco ...................... 360,000
Washington .................... 1,000,000
J Whoever my father's enemi
j they do not lack persistence,
i have made two attempts agains
liberty, and sooner or later they
succeed. I keep looking over
(Copyright, 1D14, by Harold MacGrath)
COTTON LOAN POOL'
FOLLOWING DENIAL OF ITS FAIL
URE SECRETARY McADOO
Announces $135,000000 is
& Co............... 2,000,000
Morgan Heavy Subscriber.
It is not possible to announce today
the names of the subscribers to the
fund in each of the cities, but it may
be said that among the larger sub-
| scribers in New York City are Messrs.
Washington, Nov. 17.—The country- >j p Morgan & Co._ the National City
wide effort to furnish aid for cotton bank> the chase Nationai bank and
producers and find a bottom for the otherg whose names may> with their,
cotton market came to ^successful, pevmisiiionj be given as g00n as the
complete lists are supplied.
conclusion tonight when Secretary of
the Treasury McAdoo announced the
completion of the $135,000,000 cotton
In making his announcement, Mr.
McAdoo declared the success of the
plan was sow assured. The secreta-
ry's statement came at the end of a
day devoted to efforts to secure the
subscriptions necessary to complete
the $100,000,000 portion of the fund
EAST TEXAS GROCERY CO
SPOT CASH GROCERY CO.
A. N. TREECE
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
ELECTRA GROCERY CO
F. L. POWELL
MARCHANT & SON, 2 ! Earlier in the day Mr. McAdoo is-
WM. IDOU j sued a denial that the fund was about
PIONEER IMPLEMENT CO to fail and stated that it still lacked
FRIEND-PUCKETT Gl’O. Co! | only a few million dollars to insure
2 bales. ‘ success.
C. L. AVEN
ELECTRA HARDWARE CO Warburg and W. P. G. Harding, mem-
TEXAS HARDWARE & SUP
banks in the city of Boston subscribing
to the fund are the National Shawmut
bank, the First National bank, the
Fourth Atlantic National bank, the
Webster & Atlas'-bank and the Federal
Trust company. Gr^irt^w^dit should
be given to MessyfC FestusSM. Wade
and George W. Simmons of St. Louis
for their earnest/and effective! work.”
j assigned to banks in non-cotton
I ducing states. I
I Denies Its Failure. |
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—Denver Hotel ton
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Following this Mi-. McAdoo, Paul M. JOOAVS MARKET REPORT
her of the federal reserve boards in ac-
% >. if v v in «t, *•» ^ •- *- ^ sj
JiODES & CO.
MARRIOTT & SON
V STIN FURNITURE CO
• <)h> Tu” i.,g Machine Co.
T. II PALM LEY 2
•\ ben you buy a bate report to
he News office. We want to
*•-1 your name on the roll o*
i.NGI.AM) AND BELGILM.
H is worth while reviewing the atti-
tude of England—the English govern-
ment itself—toward the starving pec-
pUl of Belgium. At first, the cabinet
premised that food supplies might be
sent to Belgium in any quantity, and
further, that a large cash subscription
should be made each month. Later the
monthly contribution of’England was
changed to a lump sum of $250,000,
conditioned upon buying the food in
Holland. But Holland had no food to
spare and had placed an embargo on
exports, and the permission to send
food was rescinded. That left the
Belgians to starve. The American,
Spanish and Belgian diplomatic repre-
sentatives in London bestirred them-
selves to accumulate stores; they pur-
chased a supply, they chartered a ship,
they loaded the ship, they advertised
t/hese facts and that the ship would
sail, and then asked the British cabi-
net what it was ’going to do about it.
In the face of its promises, was it go-
isg to permit the Belgians to starve,
with food in sight?
The English cabinet backed down-
half way. Did anyone ever know the
British government to do anything
whole-heartedly, unless it was some-
tive charge of the pool plan, took ac-
tive stop; to gather in the remaining
millions Kuhn, Loeb Co. of New
YoP, oi width M'. Waibing, vus a
pm tn'”* hi fore Ik* came to the be. m i.
creed to -subs •riLc $2.01 0,000.
\t a iuiuheo i eu\en by John Skelton
\Vid ,»m , Be’card M Bamch of Now
Yoik .-.aid that he mij. ht in\Oht m the
i -d up o -i '>00,000. H ofiei v, s
taken io the extent of SI 000,000 and
the fund was completed. A few horns
a,‘It.* Vr. Baruch’s offer word was le-
cened from several banks that they
were willing to subscribe to an amount
of $2,500,000, but their assistance was
not needed. As it stands the fund is
oversubscribed about $300,000.
Announces Its Success.
In announcing the completion of the
plan, Mr. McAdoo said:
“I am gratified to be able to an-
nounce the success of the cotton loan
fund. Subscriptions for the entire
$100,000,000 of class A certificates
were completed this artemoon. This
assures the success of the plan. To
such extent as banks in the South sub-
scribed to class B certificates the $100,
000,000 realized from the class A cer-
tificates will be available for loans on
cotton at 6 cents per pound. The full
details of the plan have already been
published. The full amount of sub-
scriptions to class A certificates made
by banks in non-cotton producing j
( hic*i*v') Ful ores.
17 - - '< ‘V t i little
outsat today v. heat
y to > ig. ()p(iu»’g
l 1 i ts high. vVt re
mile; tj -vtba.’k ,dl
oe.ihei ‘‘o. hu.-king,
>I> 1ng put the bcais
coin market. After
-8 off piices contin-
ued to decline. Oats turned downward
\\'th wheat ami corn. Wheal closed
mcady. Coin closed firm. Closing
Wheat, Deo 111 7-8; May 1.21 1-8.
Com, Dec. (57 1-8; May 71. Oats, Dec.
J9 1-2; May, 3-8.
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Fort Worth Livestock.
Fort Worth, Nov. 17.—Cattle re-
ceipts 16,00, steady; beeves $5.50 to
$7. Hog receipts 2,400, steady; $7.35
to $7.55. Sheep receipts 1,200, steady;
lambs $7 to $7.50.
New Orleans Cotton.
New Orleans, Nov. 17.—Spot cotton
barely steady. Spot sales 480; to ar-
rive 700. Middling 7 9-16.
weary of this eternal vigilance; and It
was only his fear of (he man known
as the boss that k,spt him at his post.
He wanted a night to carouse in, to
be with the boys.
The man for whom they were lying
in wait was seen presently to creep
cautiously round the side of the house.
He hugged a corner and paused. They
could see the dim outline of his body.
The light in the street back of the
grounds almost made a silhouette of
him. By and by, as if assured that
the coast was clear, he stole down to
Instantly the prowler took to his
heels. Two shots rang out. The man
was seen to stop, stagger, and then go
By the time the men reached the
corner they heard the rumble of a
motor. One dashed back to the car
they had left standing at the curb. He
made quick w’ork of the job, but he
was not quick enough. Still, they gave
chase. They saw the car turn toward
the city. But, unfortunately for the
success of the chase, several automo-
biles passed, going into towrn and leav-
ing it. Checkmate.
Braine was keen enough tonight.
“He is hit; whether badly or not re-
d609tf; mains to be seen. We can find that
out. Drive to the nearest drug store
uncheon and get a list of hospitals. It’s a ten
'to one shot that we land him some-
where among the hospitals."
But they searched the hospitals in
vain. None of them had that night re-
i eivod a shooting case, nor had they
heard one reported. The man had
*- n unmistakably hit. He would not
have dared risx The losr of time for
a bit of -aUiiif llviiienlij he had
i,. pt :s I . ad at •: smr hi. his lodgings.
So i;;M '■ uo. i :r.- w .aid la i.'ter
fwl!\ * k. ' ’■ o. ’d 1,' * a wf > 1. 'or a
t!’ r'1 *'?h con h:: g. . s I.k ’-cr-
oud mr? li. ■ *i ! 11 :V'd n ' .r'.cj
• iVrJMn 1 n' m ld.’Mr ’ aduillt”-'1
P.r. • m’ 1 i,iiiv! i /ia\- «. i\ d
to .-is'll’ h i 1 at l lot v> I‘ hr !,of the
cl . .« e. . * h* a a n.a.ui r ini id \\ orb-
ing fr'ointw 1 < P' back o( .ill this, and it’.-
time 1 (»' e up to the met. DiH vou,”
turu.r.g ne autn bandits, “.vou men
have jour ..nsY **,>;;«. More than
' >baL vou have beet givci a free rein.
See that jou make gooe, or h> the
i Lord Harry! I'll break the four of jou
; like pipestems."
j “We haven't had a failure yet.” spoko
‘ up one of the men, more courageous
i than his companions,
i “You are not holding up a bank mes-
senger this trip. Remember that.
Drive me as l’ar us Columbus circle.
Leave me on the side street, between
the lights, so I can take off this mask."
Later Braine sauntered into Pabst
and ordered a light supper. This
night’s work, more than anything else,
brought home to him the fact that his . ^
luck was changing. For years he had I ^
proceeded with his shady occupations (
, without encountering any memorable ' 8
| failure. He moved in the high world,
any more rides. You’d probably hav
to ride in the afternoon, anyhow, as
every nag is out in the morning."
“Where’s the most popular road?”*
“Toward the park; but Miss Har-
greave always goes along the river-
side road. She doesn't like strangers
“O, I see. Well, I’ll drop in this
afternoon and see your master. They
say that riding is good for a torpid
liver. Have a cigar?”
The grpom proceeded into the sta-
bles and the affablfe stranger took
A free rein; they could work it to
suit themselves. There wasn’t the,
least obstacle ia the way. On the
face of it, it appeared to be the sim-
plest job they had yet undertaken.
To get rid of the riding master in
some natural way after he and the
girl had started. It- was like falling
off a log.
“Susan,” said Florence as she came
into breakfast after her exhilarating
ride, “did you hear pistol shots last
“I heard some noise, but I was so
J sleepy I didn't try to figure out what
, it w?as.”
’ “Did you, .Tones?"
j “Yes, Miss Florence. The shots
came from the street. A policeman
came running up later and said he
| saw two automobiles on the run. But
l evidently there wasn’t anybody hurt.
One has to be careful at night now-
adays. There are pretty bad men
! abroad. Did you enjoy tbe ride?”
i “Very much THit. there were spots
' of blood oti the walk near the corner.”
“Blocd0” .Tones caught the back of
a chair to steady himself
“Ye? So some one was hurt. Oh,
'let’s lca\< this place'” impulsively.
'Let ns go back ro Miss Farlow’s
You could find a place in the village,
Join's Hut if I stay here much longer
in ih.s state; of unrest ! shall lose
faith it* everj thing and c verybody.
shoulder all the time If 1
noise I jump.”
“Miss Florence, if I thought it wfse,
you should be packed to Miss Far-
low’s this minute. But not an hour of
the day or .night passes w ithout this
house being watched. I seldom see
anybody about. I can only sense the1
presence of a watcher. At Miss Far-
low's you would be far more like a
prisoner \ \ .t lie r<. I could not ac-
company jou. I am forbidden, to de-*
sert this house."
“My father’s orders?”
Jones signified neither one way nor
the other. He merely gazed stolidly
at the rug.
“That blood!" She sprang from her
chair, horrified. “It was his! He was
here last night, and they shot
“There, there, Miss Florence! The
man was only slightly wounded. He’s
where they never will look for him.”’.
Then Jones continued, as with an ef-
fort: “Trust me, Miss Florence. It)
would not pay to run awray. The
whole affair w'ould be repeated else-
where. We might go to the other endi
of the w'orld, but it would not serve us
in the least. It is not w question of
escape, but of who shall vanquish the
other. There is nothing to do but re-,
main here and fight, fight, fight. We
have put four of them in the Tombs,
to say nothing of the gunmen. Thati
is what we must do—put them in a.
safe place, one by one, till we reach#
the master. Then only may we
breathe in safety. But if they watch,
so do we. There is never a moment'
when help is not within reach no mat-
ter where you go. So long as you do
not deceive me, no real harm shall be-
fall you. Don’t cry. Be vour father's
daughter, as I am his servant."
“I am very unhappy!” And Flor-
ence threw her arms around Susan
and laid her head upon her friend’s
“Poor child!" Susan, however, rec-
ngnizp<i the wisdom of Jones’ state*
: meins. They were safest here,
i The morning rides continued. To
! the girl, who loved the open, it was
glorious fun. Those mad gallops
‘ along the roads, the smell of earth and
sea, the tingle in the blood, were the
second best moments of her day. The
first" Slie invariably blushed when
.die c o’: ndered what ihe>« first best
io"■*ni11s v.mv He was a brave young
t M >iinued )
ss a «h, <> & l p is ss «s. v- ^ u % * & n l * *: n % ej
tm O-Li i o
Exchange and large stock of
A TA rerN "r V It US SI AN S I
1A lx Iv A lit icuaMAAb I ofj all the whjie laughing in his sleeve
thing to its advantage? Well, the per
mission to ship the food to the starving | plcting the required amount
Belgians was conditioned on the re-1 List of Subscribers,
turn to the provision trade of England i
an equal quantity with that sent to asd the
Belgium, and with the further proviso fund:
that all future supplies must come!New York
London, Nov. 17.—Reports reaching
here today declare that the factories
states amounted at 2 p. m. today to ’ Singer Sewing Machine compa-
$97,292;000. The success of the plan ’ «y. the American Phonograph compa-
was conditioned upon the subscription • an(* sevcra^ smeltingconeerns have
of the full $100,000,000 of these certifi ^een ta^en over >y the Russian gov-
cates. Tn order to make up the defi- i ornment lor th
ciency of $3,000,000, Messrs. Kuhn, material.
Loeb & Co. of New York subscribed j
$2,000,0fi0 and Bernard M. Baruch of j
New York, formerly of South Caroli-,
na, subscribed $1,000,000, thus com- ’
manufactwe of war
We are th i
store in Erect^a
vote1-' on the feord
/ f <hy\ poods
The following is a list of the cities
amounts subscribed to the ! ^ Pay ^ ASH
...DO YOU WANTJO-^AVEY
I at the gullibility of human nature. But
within the last two weeks he had re- 1
ceived serious checks. From now on I
he must move with the utmost caution. 1
Some one was playing his own game, j
waging warfare unseen. A battle of |
wits? So be it; but Braine intended j
to play with rough vits, and he wasn’t j
going to care which way the sword i
He hated Stanley Hargrcave with all j
tbe hatred of his soul; the hatred of a I
man balked in love. And the man was t
alive, defying him; alive somewhere
in this city this very night, with a bul- !
let under-his skin.
“Is everything satisfactory, sir?” he !
heard the head waiter say. j
“Satisfactory?” Braine repeated
“Yes, sir. Y'ou struck the table as f
though displeased.” ;
“O!” Then Braine laughed relieved- ;
ly. “If I struck the table, it was done
unconsciously. I was thinking."
“Beg pardon, sir! Anything else, I
“No. Bring me tbe check.” !
3S 8 SS
You are asked to the Old Pioneer
tist Ladies Friday evening, November
Implement Co. Building by the Bap-
“Come in youfi rags, come in your tags,
but not in your velvet gowns, or you
will be fined the usual some—Read the
program and come."
REWLS AND REGERLASlIl’NS.
1st—Every woman what kums must ware a poverty clivus i.i,u : <•.
or some ekelly erpropriate and leave her poodle dog to hum.
2nd—Know gent with biled shirt and dood koller will be aloud to kum
unless he pays a fine of five sents.
3rd—A komitent kommitty will interdoose and look after; bashful
If so call and settle your old pa^b due accounts before Dec. 1st, as dfter that
date we will be compelled to place a great many oi/our accounts in the
hands of an attorney for collection, which will ad/^ten per cent, j Can you
blame us if you force this on
ciate your patronage. We
for you enough to come andj
Remember you get F^e(
win this Ford. We are ijiei
We certainly ddPt want to, asAve appre-
lope appr^iate what we/have done
sat»fac\>ry yttlement, if you cannot
(Votes liere^/' Only aboutjGfi) days left to
ors in the Ford Congest
“Your master gives riding lessonB?"
The groom who had led the horse
back from Hargreave’s eyed bis ques-
tioner rather superciliously.
“Yes ’’ The groom fondled the ani-
“How much is it?”
“Twenty dollars for a ticket of five
rides. The master is the fashion u
here. lie doesn’t cater to any but th
■‘Petty steep. Who was that joun
lady riding this morning with jou.’
‘ 11 it'-; the g'rl ; !’ (he newspapers
1’:*\ - v talkim- bo: »,* answer* d
tin* i '>41 impor.. •«!'’
FINES FOR WOMEN.
.No Apern.............................5 sents ? Wool dres
Kid Gloves..*....................1 ” Finger ivi-
Hat with feathers or flowers....2
Bracelet . ..
Chav. In gum
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A # G#
- wi 1 ^ ‘ f S.JI7IJ I i
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ley i! rgre. \*', in
w*as lost at sea. / *’ i*
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■ nail o
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before bh..» puts lie laig< r m a pi, o
four or five millions if jua want an >
rides, you'll have to talk it our with
tho boss He may or may not tak*
■i'll I I'ght vinvl
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