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VOL. LV NO. 17,048.
PORTLAND, OREGON. THURSDAY. JULY 15., 1013.
pitin: FIVE CENTS.
HISTORIC RELIC DUE
IN PORTLAND TODAY
ESCORT TO BE ENTERTAINED
Grand Parade by Military and
Children Will Be Feature.
ARRIVAL DUE AT 6:30 A. M.
iilovring of Whistles by Steamers
md Factories "Will Greet Lib
erty Bell and Half Holiday Is
, Declared in Its Honor.
TODAY'S MBEBTV BKI,t. PRO
CiR..UME IX BRIEF.
Bell arrives on. special train at
Union Depot at 6:30 A M.
Blowing of whistles planned
Bell to' be moved on its spe
cial car as quickly as possible
up Fourth street to east entrance
Bell to be open to view from
about 7 A. M. until 11:30. Per
sons wishing to pass over view
ing platform .must do so before
10:45 A. M.
Visiting Philadelphia officials
to be met at depot and taken to
Portland Hotel for 8 o'clock,
Visitors to be taken for two
hours automobile trip about city
at 9 A. M.
Children's and military parade
to start at 10 A. M. from Tenth,
and Yamhill streets.
Line of march for parade: East
on Yamhill street from Tenth to
Broadway, north to Oak, east to
Sixth, south to Taylor, east to
Fourth, south to Main, west to
West Park, south to Columbia
Portland will welcome fittingly the
historic old Lil"-ty Bell, which will
reach the city V o'clock this morn
ing enroute to Vj Francisco.-
The arrival of tn famed relic and the
party of Philadelphia officials accom
panying it on this, its first trip to the
West, will be heralded by the blowing
of whistles on steamers, trains and facr
tories. Its stay of five hours and a half
will be replete with a patriotic celebra
tion such as Portland seldom, if ever,
has seen in the past.
Official to Be Entertained.
There will be elaborate entertain
ment for the visiting officials and an
elaborate programme in behalf of the
Bell and what it represents in American
history. This will continue from the
moment the Bell reaches the city until
It leaves over the Southern Pacific line
at 13 o'clock.
The Bell is due to reach the Union
Depot at 6:30 A. M. The special car
bearing the relic will be attached at
once to a motor of the Southern Pacific
and taken up Fourth street to a point
in front of the east entrance to the
Courthouse. Here platforms have been
erected on each side of where the car
will be parked, so that persons wishing
to view the Bell can walk past it.
Inspection Starts at 7 A. St.
It will be open for inspection at about
7 A. M. and will remain so until about
10:45 or 11 A. M., when it will be roped
off to permit the passage of the chil
dren's and military parade over the
The visiting officials will be taken
in charge by a large reception commit
tee at the depot and will be hurried In
automobiles to the Portland. Hotel. At
8 A. M. a breakfast will be served to
the visitors and a party of invited
guests of Portland. Mayor Albee will
make a short address of welcome. He
will be the only speaker. Each visitor
will be given an attractive bronze
souvenir badge, especially prepared
for the occasion.
Auto Tour of City Arranged.
At the close of the breakfast the
visitors will be escorted to touring
care, which will take them for a two
hour spin about the city. They will
arrive back in time to occupy the re
viewing stand on Main street, between
Tark and West Park streets, and wit
ness the children's and military parade.
The bell will continue open without
Interference from the time it is opened
to inspection at 7 A. M. until the
parade arrives. The parade will start
from Tenth and Yamhill streets at 1
A. M. It will be made up of 2000
school children, the Oregon Nationa
Guard and various veteran organiza
Guardsmen Doe at 9 o'clock.
The National Guard will break camp
at Gearhart early this morning an
will arrive in Portland soon after
A. M. The soldiers will proceed direct
ly from the North Bank depot to Tenth
and Yamhill streets to form for the
JSchool children will proceed to vari
ous assigned corners in the vicinity of
Tenth and Yamhill streets earlier and
will form so as to be ready to move
into their places in the parade. The
same plan will be followed by organ
izations of veterans.
There will be several bands in the
parade, including those of the fire bu
reau, police bureau. Third Regiment.
Rosi-.rians and others. They will play
for the children, who will perforin
fancy drills during the march. Each
child will carry a pole bearing a large
Concluded on Page 6. Culuma 1.)
CHINESE TO OPEN
JAPANESE TO HAVE COJiFETI
TIOX OX PACIFIC.
Shanghai to Be Terminal and Hono
lulu Will Be Port or Call
In Both Directions.
WASHINGTON. July 14. A Chinese
steamship line to operate from Shang
hai and other - Southern China ports
to the United States is about to be
stablished to compete with the Japan,
se lines, which now dominate the
trans-Pacific trade, according to ad-
ices received by the bureau of for-
ign and domestic commerce.
The Pacific trade is seriously dis
turbed because of the recent order re
serving for the use of Japanese ship-
ers all space in ships under subsidy
from the Japanese government.
According to the bureau advices.
Fung Sui, representing a syndicate of
Chinese capitalists, in on hie way to
the United States to close contracts
for material to construct a fleet of five
vessels for freight and passenger serv-
ce. The shlp will make Shanghai a
terminal point and it is expected that
the service will be extended to Hong
kong and Manila. Honolulu will be a
port of call on both East and West
In order to take advantage of the
congested freight situation in the Far
East, due to the withdrawal of space
n Japanese ships, the report says, two
vessels probably will be bought in
the near future to start the new serv-
MAN SAWS WOOD SINCE '60
Hood River Resident Perseveres
Amid Bnzz of Machinery.
HOOD RIVER, Or.. July It. (Spe
cial.) With a common bucksaw, G.
Upton is slowly working away at a
40-cord pile of slabwood at the borne
of V. C. Brock. . Mr. Upton, while
power-driven saws hum intermittently
around him, saws wood from one year's
end to the other.
Other men may be swifter for a
short period and may cut more wood,
but none are so persevering. He can
not begin to compute the number of
cords of wood he has cut. "They will
reach into the thousands," says Mr.
Upton. "I have been sawing wood
since 1860. I am not rich in money,
but I have good health and I am not
WHEAT PROSPECTS BETTER
Government Encouraged by Outlook
Tor Billion-Bushel Crop.
WASHINGTON, July 14. Prospects
for the billion-bushel wheat crop con
tinued to grow during the week ended
yesterday. Spring wheat had the most
favorable week of the season over
much of the belt, and the outlook
everywhere is most promising.
The National weather and crop bulle
tin announced today that Winter
wheat. however. had unfavorable
weather, and harvesting had been de
layed by rain, much ripe wheat be
ing still uncut.
In southern portions of the belt and
Pacific Coast states harvesting Is sat
isfactory and good yields are reported.
VOICE PREDICTS TRAGEDY
Mother Has Premonition of Son's
Death I'nder Oregon City Cars.
OREGON CITY. Or.. July 14. (Spe
cial.) Between 12 and 1 o'clock this
morning Mrs. Clod LaCourse was
awakened, she says, by the voice of
her son. "This is Bill it said, and
asked for her help.
When the family gathered for break
fast. Mrs. LaCcurse told her husband
oi ine voice. -L.ai.er ne learned that a
man had been killed early this morn
ing near Island station by a Portland-
uregon tuy interuroan car. His son
failed to return from Portland last
night, and he went to the morgue,
where he learned the body was that
of his boy. William.
VOTERS RATIFY CONTRACT
Grants Pass Transfers City Line and
GRANTS PASS. Or., July 14. (Spe
cial.) A- special election was held in
this city today to ratify the contract
entered into between the City Council
and Twohy Brothers, of Portland, un
ler which Twohy Brothers will take
over the 10 miles of municipal-built
railroad and continue the line toward
Few votes were cast against the con
At the same time tne voters gave a
franchise to the Rogue River Public
Service Corporation, which is expected
" compete in electric light and power.
construction on tne new powe
lines is to begin soon, a stipulated por
iion 10 De completed within eisrht
r iiiuuma or me irancnise is forfeited.
DR. CLAXT0N IS DELAYED
Commissioner or Education
Speak at Salem Today.
Dr. P. P. Claxton. United States Com
missloner of Education, was unavoid
ably delayed for 24 hours and failed to
Keep his appointment at Monmouth
State Normal School. He is expected to
speaK this afternoon at rial em, when
state superintendent of Schools J. A,
Churchill- and President Ackerman.
the Normal School, are arranging for
William H. Galvani, secretary of the
Oregon Peace faoclety leaves this morn
ing for Salem, where he will meet Dr.
Claxton. who will speak here on Satur
dsy before the Chamber of Commerce
and University Club.
JURY OF ADVISERS
FINDS THAW IS SANE
Judge to Announce De
VERDICT IS REACHED QUICKLY
Arguments on Final Phases to
Be Heard Today.
STATE HINTS AT APPEAL
Prisoner and His Mother Shake
Hands With Members of Jury and
Mrs. Thaw Saya She Never
NEW YORK, July 14. Harry Ken
dall Thaw today was declared sane by
a Jury which for nearly three weeks
listened to testimony given In the Su
preme Court here before Justice Hen-
drick. Forty-eight minutes were con-
umed and two ballots were taken In
reaching a verdict.
Justice Hendrick will announce on
rrlday whether the commitment on
which Thaw waa Incarcerated in the
State Hospital for the Criminal Insane
at Matteawan shall be vacated, thereby
giving to the slayer of Stanford White
the liberty for which he has fought lu
the courts for nine years.
Crowd Expects Quick Verdict.
It was at the end of a day of ad
dresses by counsel and the charge of
he justice that the jury retired. While
the 1! men were deliberating the crowd
in the courtroom and about the court
house waa augmented by scores of peo
pie who believed that a verdict would
be found quickly.
Shortly before 4 o'clock a bailiff
came from the jury-room and informed
Justice Hendrick that a verdict had
been reached. The doors were locked
and Justice Hendrick. ascending the
bench, warned the spectators that any
demonstration would be met with se
vere punishment. Then the jury came
In. In reply to a question by the clerk
of the court whether a verdict had
been reached, the foreman handed over
a sheet of legal paper which waa passed
to the justice on the bench. Justice
Hendrick read it and handed It back
to the clerk.
Jary's Answer Is "Yea.''
'Gentlemen of the jury," said the
clerk, "the question you have been
asked Is this: 'Is Harry K. Thaw now
sane? Your answer is "Yea"
Despite the warning, several persons
stood nj In front of their seats. The
courtroom hummed like a dynamo. Jus.
tlce Hendrick and a doxen court at
tendants rapped for order.
Meanwhile Thaw, who, until the ver
dict was announced, sat at the counsel
table with his chin resting In a band
kerchief, had turned around and
grasped the hands of several of his
counsel. Then he went to where his
mother was sitting a few feet away.
tCncluded on Page 3. Column l.l
INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
YESTERDAY'S Maslmum temperature.
ou cegrcea; minimum, &A decrees.
TODAra Probably fair, westerly winds.
Itair well supplied with war m At. rial,
Cerranta fore. a restore order la Mexico
City. Tase .
Gorernment offlclala delre rtt.t of people
of orfron aa to disposal ot Oregon gt
California lands. Pass s.
Packers char. Britain suppresses th.lr
trade witn neutrals, demand tbat protest
la mad. I'n 1.
Advisory Jury finda Thaw la sane, rasa 1.
Mron T. llerrlck says farmers should build
up own o-operatlve aatcraa. I'asa 2.
Sisters take opposite aides In treasure mur
der case. I'age 3.
Chinese to compete wtin Japan for trans
pacific trade. I'age 1.
Uter" Bell reta roal reception In Wash
loston cities. Pag. 7.
Mr, a. t". Z-hn.r. at Chautauqua, raps high
living- aiandarda. I'age
McCrcdl trades Waller Dun. for Walter
Carlisle, of Vernon. Pace 1
Pacific Ct Uoaca. reeulte 8aa Francisco
a. Portland z; - Oakland JO. rait Lake
Loe Anseies c. Vernon 4. i'age 12.
Griffin . R. Norrta Williams. National
tortnta cnanuploo. I'age 13.
Athle-.i -a lose to white So by waiting for
rain, race IX
Jack Coo-nbe Is Mar of 10-lnnlng I-to-l vie
lory over Kda. l'age 14.
Cammerclal aad Marine-
Waterfront labor peace declared dependent
on laoeaian empioers- I'age if.
New Western woola beginning to move in
Eastern markets, page IT.
Chicago wbeat advancea sharply on black
rut reporte. i'age !.
New high record prices for war contract
stocks, I'age 17.
Port Land sad VW-lnltj.
Samuel J. Milker recalls relative who guard
e4 bell during attack on I'nlladclpbla.
Property holdera own city Sl.noo.ono for ad
vancea and money la needed. I'age 17.
Chief Forester Craves mill Inspect project to
set aside park along Columbia iilfta)
Levi layers, former editor and ex-Coneul. Is
s toua). Page 14.
Returning Miriners to visit In Portland to
day.- Page .
P. A. Krlls on s'and all day la Dodge case
trial. Page 1..
Liberty Bell to be welcomed In Portland
to lay. Page 1.
Stock setting plan of t'asr-ler Company die
closed by correMondence. Page 1.
Suit reveals saerifUe of Dr. N. U. KclUa for
nepnews. Pace C
PRICE OF COAL LIMITED
Bill to IteMrlct High Prices In Brit
ain Presented to Commons.
LONDON. July 14 The text of the
price of coal limitations bill, which waa
Issued today, specifies that coal may
not be sold at the pit mouth at a price
exceeding 4 hillings a ton more than
the price at which the same kind of
coal waa add during the II months
ended June 30. 1914.
The measure was Introduced in the
House of Common today by Waller
Runclmen. the president of the Hoard
of Trade. Violators are liable to a fine
not exceeding 3300.
DARING AVIATOR KILLED
Captain Mattery Palls &000
While Serving In Mexico.
CHICAGO. July 14. The name of
Captain William Mattery, hero of sev
eral daring flights, has been added to
the list of casualties among American
aviators, according to a telegram re
ceived here today which announces
Mattery's death In a fall of (000 feet
while on scout duty with General
Villa's army in Mexico.
Mattery's home waa In Chicago, and
most of his training waa done on the
aviation field at Cicero. He Is said to
have left a widow and mother here.
"And When They King That Bell, a Million Soldiers Will Come With
Pitchforks and Shotguns and Hoes and Drive the Enemy Into the Sear
PROTEST TO BRITAIN
URGED BY KERS
Washington Will Send
CARGOES ARE LONG DELAYED
Trade With Neutrals Made
$14,000,000 IS 'INVOLVED
Government Declared to
No Dli-pofltion to Kaclll
Settlement Many Ob-
atacles Put in Way.
WASHINGTON. July 14. American
meat packers appealed to the State De
partmenl today to demand tbat Great
Britain stop Interfering with their car
goes consigned to neutral ports and
settle for 1 14.000.000 worth of their
products now held up in prise courts.
They charge the British government
with the destruction of commerce In
food products between the United States
and other neutral nations.
After two conferences between the
packers and Chandler Anderson, special
counselor or the State Department. It
was announced that the Department
would make representations to Great
Imnaedlate Arll.a Prwfcable. -
It Is understood that this would be
done immediately, the communication
dealing specifically with the complaint
of the packers and not going Into the
general subject of Interference with
neutral trade under the order In coun
cil against commerce with Germany,
which soon Is to be made the subject of
The packers will dlacuss their diffi
culties further with Mr. Anderson to
morrow. In a statement tonight out
lining their case aa laid before the De
partment, they declare that the British
government purposely delays settle
mcnle of their claims for seised car
goes, and that they are not Inclined to
reopen trade with neutral countries un
less they can be assured of delivery of
their shipments to ports designated.
Oarrssi Teraaa Iald lkna
The statement gives the history of
the detention of conslgnmenta for Scan
dinavian countries shipped before the
British order-ln-rouncll was Issued In
some Instances and In others before It
was known to the packers.
"As reported to the packers by their
representative In England. Alfred
L'rlon." says the statement, "the letcst
terms for the release of the cargoes, aa
laid down by Great Untaln. are held to
be so onerous as to be unacceptable.
Attorney Crion went to Un eland, arriv
ing there the latter part of January. In
response to a request made by Sir lid
ward Grey through the English em
bassy at Washington, to dlacuss the
selsure of the shipments with a view of
l .ir.r :urtel i !'(. i Column 4. I
Wednesdays War Moves
DESPITE the action of the govern
ment In applying the munitions of
war act to the coal mining Industry,
which will make the mlnera subject
to severe fines If they strike. It Is
practically certain that a large num
ber of men will stop work In South
Wales tomorrow, thus curtailing the
supply of coal for naval vessels.
The Federation of Miners ef the
United Kingdom, the labor leaders and
the general public, on whose eupport
the miners would depend to make the
strike a success, are all urging them
to continue work until an agreement
can be reached, but the executive coun
cil of the South Wales union, by a
majority vote, refused to support this
recommendation and a large rropor
lion of the men are preparing to lay
down their tool.
It !s believed In Britain, however,
that the strike will not last long, as
the men themselves are divided and
the South Wales union has not the
funds to finance a long struggle. The
Miners Federation of the United King,
dom. after Its recommendation, la not
likely to assist them from Its ax
chequer. There Is also a possibility
that the government will nilltxe the
miners who enlisted In the army and
who have not yet left the country to
work the mines.
This dispute, which puts In jeopardy
the work of the Nary, occupies the
public mind In England above all other
matters, and tl.e official reports of the
fighting In the east and west take sec
ond place. In fact, except for a sharp
conflict In the Argonne, where, the
German official communication asserts.
an attack by the Crown Prince's army
"waa crowned with complete success.
but which the French reports aay was
repulsed, there has been little doing
beyond the usual artillery actions and
the bombardment of points of concen
tration. This la the second auccesa for the
Crown Prince In tiie Argonne asserted
In the last few weeks, but, aa In the
previous case, there Is a complete con
flict of testimony between the two
headquarters. The Germans say that
they took nearly JOOo prisoners, while
the French, although admitting that
thetr line momentarily gave way, do
clare that their counter-attacks ar
rested the progress of the Germans and
drove them back.
No change la reported on either the
eastern or Italian fronts, while reports
that Turkey is seeking a separate
peace, that some change In the Balkan
situation Is Imminent, and that the
alllea have mails further progresa on
the Galllpoll Peninsula still lack of.
DR. SHAW'S AUTO TO GO
tSnffrase leader ilJI Not Attempt to
Prevent Tax Sale.
NEW YORK. July 14. Dr. Anna
Howard Shaw, president of the Na
tional Woman Suffrage Association.
probably will not attempt to save tier
little yellow automobile from sale at
auction at Media. I'a next Tuesday to
satisfy a tax assessment, according to
a statement she Issued here today.
The car waa presented to Dr. Shaw
by her followers here. It was seised
at Moylan. ra. Dr. Shaw'a residence,
Monday and la to be sold at auction to
pay a lax assessment of fi: levied
upon Dr. Shaw la 11J.
VON BERCHTOLD IN ARMY
Former Austrian Foreign Minister
C.oc- to Italian Front.
PAHIS. July 14. Captain Leopold
Von Berrhtold. former Austrian foreign
minister, haa enlisted as a volunteer
In the Eleventh Regiment of dragoons,
of which his son Is a member and
which Is fighting on the Italian front,
according to a liavaa dispatch from
It was reported early In June that
Count von Berchtold. who waa suc
ceeded fcy Karon H.irlar. aa foreign
minister la January, had offered hla
services In the Italian campaign.
SITTING HEN TAKES TRIP
Hlrd Set at Cottage Grove lltlrliet
Chicks In Ssukane.
COTTAGE GROVE. Or.. July 14.
.-"r.eclel.) A hen act here has com
pleted Its hatch 300 miles away.
When Bert Nokes prepared to move
to Spokane he derided to ship by ex
pros a hen that had been set about 10
days, with the eras. Chicken fanciers
smiled when they heard, but when
blday arrived In Spoksne he had In no
way changed her mind about raising
a family. Mr. Nokea announces that 12
uf the 14 eggs hatched.
SKELETONS STREW ROUTE
Kcfueeee From Mexico Keach Texas
After Ixinj Overland Drive.
1VARKDO. Texas. July 14. George
Ogden and 1C members of his family
arrived here today, saying they had
been driven from Mexico by bands of
soldiers. The party came from Villa
Guerrero, 100 miles southwest of Tam
plco, by wagon. Odcrn said ha left
the wreck of what had been an. 100
arre dairy farm.
"We encountered." he said, describ
ing the long wagon ride, "hundreds of
I-eniberg University Keopened.
BERLIN. July 14. by wireless to
Sayvllle. N. T A dispatch from Eem
berg to the Oversess News Agency says
that the university there, following the
reoccupatlon of the Galtcian capital by
the Austro-Hungarian forces, has been
reopened and that tne teachers and stu
dents have begun a regular lOurau.
PLAN OF SELLING
STOCK IS SHOWN
Cashier Company Let
ters Read in Court
SALESMEN DICTATE ORDERS
Market Price Raised Artifici
ally, Says Prosecution.
PERSONAL SALES CHARGED
Ilrqur-M by Men In Field for Spe
cific Instructions and Answers
In Almost Identical Un
guar Submitted to Jury.
Nearly 500 letters and telegrams
taken from the flies cf "be Cnlted
States Caahler Company were Intro
duced by the Government yesterday In
the trial of offlclala and salesmen of ,
the company before Federal Judce
Bean as evidence that It was conduct
ed aa a big stork-selling scheme.
t'nited States Attorney Iteanirs de
voted the entire afternoon session to
reading the letters and telrgrsms to
the Jury. There were 7 4 files of them
n alt. some of the files containing: as
many as five or six letters and tele
grama Much of this evidence had it
yet been entered when court adjourned.
Kalea sr Ofrlrerw A lie see.
Some of the correspondence w-as put
In by the Government In an effort to
show that the prK-e of stock waa arti
ficially forced upward from time to
time to promote the sale of stock.
Olhcra were Introduced to show
that Frank Menefre. prrsidmt. and
Frank M. 1-eMonn. sales manager,
had conspired to unload Kite
stock holdings of their own af
ter EeMonn. on a trip Et. had
learned that a rival coin machine with
dangeroua competitive posrfullltlrs'
was about ready for manufacture and
Dewlred M earns so Dlc-taled.
The Government also Introduced cor
respondence f.jm the company'a owo
files to show tl'.at Mr. Menrfee and Mr.
UMonn wouid send out telegrams and
letters to salesmen. In almost the eiect
word. eg suggested by the salesmen In
lettera to the home office, to help them
swing hesitating prospects.
One ct the letters read to the Jury by
the L'nlted States 4llornry waa written
to Salesraanager UMona on September
IT. 191 1. by 11. U. White, a stock sales,
man, then working ia Eureka. CaU A
portion of this letter read aa follows;
"On receipt of tl-ls letter sent Mr.
lljnter and roj self I it follow Ins tele
gram; "'Directors have de-i.led to sell I0f
share at 13. Z000 shares at 10. to iJace
machines on market and protloe re
serve fund. Factory .quipment. manu.
facturlng fund provided for. Discon
tinue further demonstration fur pres
ent. This la all the stock we shall sell.
Wire answer If you ran placa lu Fac
tory will be completed and In iteration
In da j a, President or manager.
Aid tltra fkelewawea a.
The following telegram dated Octo
ber 2. 111. which Mr. Keamcs also
read to the Jury, was sent la Mr. White
"Management have decided to st.l
1004 shares at 1. tCftO at :0. to placw
machines on market and larger reserve
fund provided. Discontinue demonstra
tions. Factory complete, moving In,
will be la operation November 1. Wire
if ou can place sIloimrnL
UNITED STATES CASHIER CO."
Salraaias Xtsau -tlrnsss."
W. C. Westetneld. a salesman, wrote
a letter to the company from Notts
Yakima. Wah December 14, 1 M I. of
which this Is an extract:
"Now I want to make quick work
of It here and I believe 1 have the
thins sised ui O. K. 1 can clean u-i
by Saturday 10 0 shares at f:0. And
1 don't believe I will have more than
t:o0 or t:ooo in notes, and aa the Be'.J
Is limited from two or three cause,
which 1 will explain when I see ou. t
do not believe It will be a profitable
field for 114 stock. So I will bend every
effort to clean everythlnc u; by Satur
day and bring every dollar In cash.
pc4al Mewaaae Ordrre-w.
"So under these circumstances 1 w ihj
ou would send me early Tuesday
morning the following telegram:
""Heme people are not only wUllnf
but anxious to take our last offering of
iOO'J shares and all you have left at
I JO per share. Advise me not later
than Thursday It you will have any
left. Frank Menefee. rrcs."
The United States Attorney read this
telegram, of December sent In re
ply: "Home people anxious to take our lent
offering of iOOO shares. Granted option
on 1000 shares to parties in Sacramen'o
with substantial rash payment, for few
days. Cannot Increase amount allotted
to you and wish advice from you not
later than Thursday If you will haxe
any left, aa there are other bids being
made for It.
"UNITED STATES CASHIER Co -
Message Confirmed ty letter.
A letter of the same date, sent 1
Mr. Menefee to Westerfield, explain
ing that he had forwarded the tele
gram, read In part as follows:
"As requested In your letter. I em
sending you the following telegram:
""Home people anxious to tske our
last offering of 5000 shares. Granted
iCeaciuucd ea 1 a. uolutaa s.J