Remainders were also used as an advertising medium. Carranza’s Secretario de Hacienda had outlawed the practice of applying countermarks to notes and also threatened those who ‘used paper money as a means of announcement, printing on the notes commercial or other types of notices’Circular núm. 68 of Secretaría de Estado y del Despacho de Hacienda y Crédito Público, 22 April 1916 as early as April 1916. The advertisements printed on Sonoran remainders appear to be of a later date and include
LOS MARTINEZ Nogales Sonora/Selective Mexican Arts
Known on Banco de Sonora $5 and $10.
LA AZTECA/Silver Shop/Nogales Mexico/ The only store in Nogales specialising in sterling silver
Known on Banco de Sonora $5 and $10
Mitchell Finance Corp
FOR REAL CASH!…AUTO…FURNITURE LOANS/MITCHELL FINANCE CORP., 601 W. Washington St.
Known on Estado de Sonora $1
[ ] Furniture, Los Angeles
Known on Estado de Sonora note. In 1939 a certain furniture company in Pasadena, Los Angeles county was using these notes for advertisingABNC, letter J. R. Ruoff, Pasadena to ABNC, 21 March 1939.
Cantina La Despedida
Cantina ‘La Despedida’/ROBERTO A. FLORES. Prop/Avenida Juarez y Mejia Num 300 telefono 362/Vinos, Licores y Ceverzas/de Todas Marcas/desea a Ud. una Alegre Navidad/ y Felix Año Nuevo/Ciudad Juarez Chih 1941[image needed]
Known on Estado de Sonora $20