Mexia Daily News in Mexia, Texas
27 Jul 1924

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27 Jul 1924

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Mexia Daily News, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1924, Mexia, TexasUnited press full leased wire service Vou xxvi. No. 177 ten pages Mexia Texas sunday july 27, 1924 75c per month in Advance Robertson and Lynch Davidson Lead state a Smith and Simmonds Are drafted into City service both agree to allow names on ticket j Sandford Smith ant Ben b. Sim Mondi consented to allow their Namthi to to voted on for the two on the commission of the City at Mixia provided for in the charter recently adopted. The elec Tion specified in the charter is to held hero August 12, 1024. Hardy Eubanks and Weaver bar. Nett circulated n petition asking them to accept the place. If Envor Nolc to voters and the general approval of the act was attested by the Sig natures of Large number of citizens of All walks of life both men and women they taken completely by ten miners die in explosion in Pennsylvania mine Gates pa., july miners Ciu killed in an explosion at the Gates mine of the h. C. Frick Coke company last night. bodies were recovered Early today. The cause of the explosion has not yet been determined. One Hundred and Twenty men in the mine it the time of the explosion and All wore accounted for except the ten who were killed. Six of the men killed were married Large families. Bulletin. Gates pa., july bodies were taken from the Gates mine of the Frick con company Early today following in explosion last night. From four to eight men Are still missing and Rescue workers who toil cloudge urges preparedness and fights opposes Washington july Dent Coolidge rebuked pacifist organizations for opposing prepared Ness and interfering with plans for defense Day september 12, when a test will military be made resources of the nation s the president said criticism of this to As militaristic were unfair and declared the critics made use of the devise views were contained in a letter in reply to of his All night in the Gas filled pits Frederick j. Libby executive Secre were and both flatly refused to in a political contest until the demand for them to consent to be thus drafted finally won their consent. Their loyalty to Mexia and love for Tho citizenship and desire to see the City go Forward the that by ought about their consent especially after they realised that the demand for their offering for the of icim was of and general. H is believed that any opposition will be announced. Both Are sue Coss Ful business men. Conservative and of the most progressive Type. They will be great factors in Brink ins about n most successful administration of City affairs their Friend and believe. The City of Muxin is indeed fortunate in having men of Thi Type who i moment to at c it f the two under two leading Lioni to or. Bernard c Lyck of new continued in two Allied caucus brighter today by Lloyd United staff Curre Puidi it Lon Don. July in atm ii. Of Here of the inter Allied a decidedly brighter today. Hijra Hopes Unpi tinned that 21th and a Ben Jack on named for the news began flashing the re. On the screen provided in front of the Andrei Bon and Horn drug company about 8 o clock saturday night chief Albert Mace had roped off a portion of the bloc by which Tho the people who gathered to gel the to turns were Able to watch the without fear of interruption. Miliny seated themselves on the pave ment and continued to watch the re until near the Midnight hour. Others then called at the news office and remained vent l the last news came in the counting was very slow All Over the state but the lookers on write lied patiently knowing that every thing was being done to get the re turns from county District and state no rapidly As available. Tho crowd rather quiet applause being heard when certain local Uncle. H. A Jack ton of san candidacies were announced and when Mother awl child Are spa Fri nicely. Lynch Davidson and Robertson forged least. A had of their opponents in the race for governor the election Bureau is the Only source of information in Texas on election returns for state races and he news secured these reports the tame As All other subscribing papers in the state. Up until less than had been tabulated with Only a very few counties in the state com plete. The Mexia Box was much in de Mand but the totals Wero made very slowly the vote Here having been unusually Large. Several thousand persons saw the returns come in during the night. These were secured at an enormous expense. The Telegraph company remained open until the Texas election Bureau Good the final will not be known for at least ten Days however the be Butts will be obvious by tuesday it 557 merger endorsed _ i los Angeles Gal. July Cio sement of the proposed Southern 1 Pacific Elpaso southwestern Railroad merger had been Given today by delegations from California Tex As and Arizona who met Here to con Sider the consolidation. A Resolution asking favourable action on the merger was forwarded to the interstate com Merce commission. The Elpaso delegation vigorously opposed the move on the ground it would eliminate Competition and re sult in increased costs to shippers. Of Mexia election officials at polls in City Hall Rauie Hill Man is leading. In the District attorney s con test James Kimball led Early in Tho balloting by a Large margin Over his opponent Luther b. Aultman of Mexia. County tax collector w. A. Rob bins had no opposition to his race seeking reelection. E. A. Allen seeking reelection As county chairman and opposed by e. H. Lines both of Groesbeck. Seems to be a certain Winner. The news thanks the Telephone company the news is grateful to the southwestern Bell Telephone com Pany for stringing special wires and installing additional Tele phones to serve the Public thru the news in securing the Bule tins of the election returns from various Points Over the District especially thanks Are due and hereby extended to miss Ethel skein local manager and to wire chief j. M. Mclean. Thru these special wires the Public Ashing about returns were favored and also the news assisted in gathering reports from the various Points with which communications was necessary. Night was mrs. Mary Shank who admitted inciting the attack and apply ing tar and feathers. The two women buried their animosity and discussed their predicament. Penniless bruised and battered girl who was beaten for alleged inti. with mrs. Shank s husband she May have to remain in jail until sep tember when the grand jury convenes. States attorney storm will ask indictments charging the entire group with mayhem which carries punish ment from eighteen months to ten years in the Penitentiary. The Grandon girl and mrs. Shank were Given the Freedom of the jail corridors. They met on common ground and talked Over the Case apparently without rancor. Of Texas reaches 30 on Public Parks or. And mrs. Percy Jones spent saturday afternoon and night in i a ague. Robertson 7438. Eight forty five. Seventy four incomplete Barton 1409, Burkett 1143, Collins 1085, Lynch Davidson 8592, Whit Davidson 6298, Dixon 229, Ferguson 5978, Pope 897, Robertson 9540. Nine o clock. Eighty six counties two Complete Barton 1597, Burkett 1358, Collins 1388, Lynch Davidson 9636, Whit Davidson 6941, Dixon 250, Ferguson 705s, Pope 995, Robert son 10974. One Hun dred sixteen counties two Complete. United states Senate 2786 Maddox 1513 Sheppard 7664. Governor bar ton 2222 Burkett 2128 Collins 1802 Lynch Davidson 12344.whifdavidson his Dixon 363 Ferguson 9968 Pope 1256 Robertson 13816 Lieut govern or Edwards 4486 Malone 1096 Mccall 1892 Miller 3936. Attorney Gen. Eral Nelson 1758 mood of 5096 Wall 1907 Ward 1685. Comptroller Baker 1514 Bell 1462 Moulden 1971 a j Smith 1271 Don f Smith 882 Terrell 2769. Commissioner agriculture Sparkman 3436 Terrell 5792. Land commissioner Binkley 2043 Robinson 3659 Sargeant 618. Railroad com missioner six year term Gilmore 4376 Pecos july 26.-Midland is bid Mason 1946 Weaver 2541. Four term a it t e ii. I unexpired term Nabors 3041 Smith Ding for the Honor of giving the 19nn 11oa state Park Board one of the largest Park Sites in Texas. This tract of land about 30 Miles from Midland contains 1000 acres. It is owned by Andrew fast coins who plans to give it to the Board As soon the deed can be filed. With the addition of this Park Texas now owns 30 Parks and is tied with Michigan for first place. Seven Parks have been donated since the Board started its present inspection trip. Or. And mrs. R. E. Hickman have let Umed from Whitewright where they have been visiting her parents. Senator w. E. Doyle of Teague was in the City saturday shaking bands with old time friends. The following were the election officials at the Mexia Box g. W. Perkins presiding Pudge. L. S. Suttle. Felix Jackson. J. R. Suttle. E. L. Crow. Roscoe Cook. C. G. White. B. W. Simmons. Guy herring. Miss Mary Forrest. Miss Shelley Harper. Cotton Mill switch to be Laid at once j. Sandford Smith Secretary and treasurer of the Mexia Cotton Mill in now accepting payments on the fourth payments by stockholders who have subscribed to make this Industry possible Here. He states that payment is being made and that Only n very few h ave failed to make the payments each time called for. Each payment represents ten per cent of the amount due. The fifth payment next due will bring to the Treasury half the amount originally subscribed and necessary. Or. Smith also states that the work of laying the switch to the cot Ion Mill District will begin at once. Workmen Are now coming for this purpose. As soon As the tracks Are Laid to serve the textile Plant a 1 trial will Start to the ground and the will be Laid bids Are being received on material. T pm his opinion that a few weeks actual would be under Var. 2672 Speer 1200 West 1196. Chief Justice supreme court Buck 2511 Cureton 4179 Wear 2511. O clock. Hundred Twenty six counties two Complete United states senator Davis 5895, Maddox 2646, Shepperd 14483. Governor Barton 2169, Burkett 2444, Collins 2165, Lynch Davidson 15014, Whit Davidson 11772, Dixon 468, Ferguson 12834, Pope 1411, Robert son 17693. Lieutenant governor Edwards 8876, Malone 2651, Mccall 3990, Miller 7815. Attorney general Nelson 8863, mood y 10533, Wall 4660, Ward 3173. Comptroller Baker 3813, Bell 3176 Mouden 4134, a. J. Smith 2808, Don f. Smith 1739, a 5954. Commissioner agriculture spark Man 8812, Terrell 11165, land commissioner Binkley 993, Robison li943, Sargent 3992 Railroad commissioner six yes term. Gilmore 9s68, Mason 4373, Weaver 5567. Four year unexpired terms Nabors 7013, Smith 7301, Speer 2974, West 2419. Chief Justice supreme court Buck 5080, Cureton 5834. Scattering congressional first District Black 787, Murray 3418, Sturgeon 405. Second District Box 391, cousins 268. Third District 341, Sanders 624, fourth District Morri son 135, Rayburn 206. Fifth District 435, Mccall is 178, Sumners 2268. Font ind m a paper two

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