John E. Ratter
Form 2138THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANYINCORPORATED25,000 OFFICES IN AMERICA. CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLDThis Company TRANSMITS and DELIVERS messages only on conditions limiting its liability, which have been assented to by the sender of the following message.Errors can be guarded against only by repeating a message back to the sending station for comparison, and the Company will not hold itself liable for errors or delays in transmission or delivery of Unrepeated Messages, beyond the amount of tolls paid thereon, nor in any case beyond the sum of Fifty Dollars, at which, unless otherwise stated below this message has been valued by the sender thereof, nor in any case where the claim is not presented in writing within sixty days after the message is filed with the Company for transmission.This is an UNREPEATED MESSAGE, and is delivered by request of the sender, under the conditions named above.THEO. N. VAIL, PRESIDENTBELVIDERE BROOKS, GENERAL MANAGERRECEIVED AT S. E. Cor. Pine and Montgomery Sts., San Francisco ALWAYS OPENC408CH MS 53 GOVTWASHINGTON DC JUNE 24 1913JOHN MUIRSANFRANCISCO CALYOUR TELEGRAM IN RELATION TO THE HETCH HETCHY BILL AT HAND HEARINGS ON BILL COMMENCE TOMORROW ALL PARTIES DESIRING TO BE HEARD WILL BE HEARD BY COMMITTEE. HEARINGS WILL PROCEED UNTIL COMPLETED WITHOUT UNNECESSARY DELAY OR ADJOURNMENT THEREFORE ALL INTERESTED SHOULD BE ON HANDJOHN E RATTER M C1204PM05479
1913 Jun 24
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 20.5 cm.
Reel 21, Image 0540
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