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WILL DE NO BOND ISSUE FOR NA
FINANCIAL LEADER OF WORLD
Prediction that United States Will Be
Induotrlal and Financial Center
Americans and Mexicans
Wenlcrn Nownpnpcr Union Mows Service
Washington.- Increase In Internal
taxation rathnr than Issiiancu of bonds
to meet tlio Unit ycar'ii cxpenso of thu
administration's defense program arc
advocated by Hncrotnry .McAdoo of tli-3
troan'.iry In a formal statement giving
an cstlmato of Hid f'doral govern
mont'B revenues and expenditures up
to thu end of tlio lineal year begin
ning next July. Apsumlnn that coti
Eicsa will contlmio In effect the pros
cut omergency tax law and customs
duty on Btignr, tlio secretary cstlmatiH
that $112,SOfl,r.03 In additional revenue
mill ho needed for tho expenditure:!
for 1917. Including' $9.1,800,000 for the
now measure!) for national defnnso.
"This amount." Fayn tho ntatement
"can easily bo raised by Internal tnxa
tlon without appreclablo burdens upon
the Amorlcnn pooplo.
Americana and Mexicans Clash.
Nogales, Ariz. Carrying out threats
that Uioy would fight AmcrlcaiiH before
thof left tho border, HiilporB posted in
Nogales, Sonora, aftor FranclBco Villa
ovneuated tho town oponcd fire on tho
oldiors of tho Twolfth United States
Infantry pooled at tho border. Tho
Americans, who had endured tntints of
coward loo for a week, returned tho
flro. Moro tlinn twenty Moxlcnns
woro killed. Tho Americans had
thrco wounded, ono of whom, Stephen
Littles, died Friday night. Another,
Herbert Carter, Is not expected to live.
Arthur L. Saupo was shot In tho foot.
FINANCIAL LEADER OF WORLD.
Charles M. Schwab Says United States
Is so Destined.
Pittsburgh. Predicting that tho
United States In to bo tlio Industrial
nd financial center of tho world,
Charles M. Schwab, head or tho Hcth
lehom Stool company, boforo nn audi
onoo of approximately ono thousand
bnslnosB mon hero, plcndcd for tho
oonstructlon of American ships to
carry Amorlcnn commorce.
"I lenni today that every sidetrack
along tho Pennsylvania railroad be
tween hero and Now York Is crowded
with londed freight cars awaiting
transportation facilities across tho
water to foreign market b," snld Mr.
Schwab, who was tho guest of tho
chamber of commerce
Fatalities In Arkansas Storm.
Llttlo Rock, Ark. Thirteen persons
arc known to bo doad, one man Ib be
lieved to bo burled In the ruins of his
homo, and nbout thirty aro Injured,
somo of them probably fatally follow
ing a tornado that Bwopt through tho
thickly settlod farm country about a
mllo west of Hot Springs, Thursday
afternoon. All tho dead and Injured
woro farmers. Practically all were
klllod by tho collapRo of their homes.
Nebraaknn Invited on Peace Mission.
Lincoln, Neb. Tho Rev. Arthur L.
Woathorly of this city has boon select
ed as ono of tho hundred prominent
Americans Invited by Henry Ford to
act as pcaco missionaries to F.uro
penn countries. Ho Is secretary of tho
Nebraska Pcnco society and ono of
tho most ardent paclllclsts In tho west.
Ho has been hero for sovoral years
past, where ho has tilled tho pulpit of
the All Souls' church.
To Inspect Milk at Beatrice.
Boatrlco, Nob. - Tho city commis
sioners at a mooting hold recently
passed an ordlnnnco providing for tho
Inspection or milk. Tho ordinance Is
to go Into effect January 1, and covers
tho Inspection or all cows furnishing
milk to consumora In this city. It Is
tho result of tho nntl-tuborculosls cam
paign rocontly Rtartod hero by tho
physicians and othor residents or the
Australia to Increase Army.
Melbourne, Australia. Tho govern
ment has ducldcd to rulso r0,000 more
men. Increasing tho Australian war
contingent to 300,000,
Capitol Guards Redoubled.
Washington. Tho watchfulness of
tho guards about nil tho principal gov
ernment bulldlngB In tho capital has
been rodoublod on special orders.
Guards stationed at strngotlc positions
commanding all tho entrances In tho
building which bousos tho stato, war,
and navy dopartmonts, aro under or
ders to question, nnd If necessary
search, any persona of whom they hnd
doubts. Any ono carrying n package
of any sort Is subjected to question
ing. Hundreds of tourists pass through
Uio buildings daily.
Loss of Poland a Heavy Blow.
Warsaw. Tho loss of Poland Is tho
greatest financial blow suffered by
ItuBsIn Binco thu beginuing of tho war.
In 1912 tho population of this largo
and Industrially strong province paid
in taxos $101,000,000. As tho oxpensos
of tho provincial administration only
amounted to $112 000,000, a surplus of
$52,000,000 went to the Imperial treas
ury. In the last two years tho surplus
was Btlll larger, as nt morons now
taxes wore Introduced and others Increased.
I IW jC T 111 J?n
III lONe An" TYtd Art
I thhex rn'foua.
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BANKS TO BE FISCAL AGENCY
WARNING TO ENGLAND NOT TO
Secretary McAdoo has New Plan for
Reserve Banks Thanksgiving
Appeal For Red
Western Newspaper Union Nrwn Hcrvlco.
Imdon. Addressing tho Fabian so
ciety on diplomacy after tho war, Hern
ard Shaw warned his hearers that n
crushing defeat of Germany, leaving
Great Hrltaln the strongest naval uud
mllltnry power might drive Germany
and thu United States Into n defensive
alliance against tho combined naval
power of Great Hrltaln and Japan.
St. Louis. Hudson Maxim, tho In
ventor, in an nddress hero said that
If this country wcro attacked by Great
Hrltaln or by Germany, nt tho close
of the present war, thu hostllo armies
could occupy Now York or Hoston nnd
tho back country to tlio Allegheny In
two weeks nnd got control of tlio largo
munition plants nnd nrsennls and of
thoi Pennsylvania coal mines. The
enemy, ho said, could land 2.'0,000
troops In a month and bring rein
forcements of tho samo number every
Asks for Aid for Red Cross.
Washington. A thanksgiving appeal
to Amcrlcnns In the comfort of plenty
to renow their efforts to allovlnto suf
fering throughout Kuropn'n vast war
area by contributions to tho Hed Cross
has been issued by President Wilson.
Contributions may be forwarded to any
stato or local treasurer of tho lied
Cross or to the national headquarters,
Washington, D. C.
BANKS TO BE FISCAL AGENTS.
McAdoo Has New Plan for Reserve
Washington. Secrotnry McAdoo has
announced that lio mas decided to
mnko the federal rescrvo banks deposi
taries and fiscal agents of tho govern
ment. The necessary orders will be
effectlvo January 1. At tho beglnlng
Mr. McAdoo oxpoctB to transfer to the
reserve bnnks tho. funds of tho federal
government now on deposit with the
national banks In the cities whero the
reservo bnnks aro located, nmountlng
In all to nbout $7,000,000.
Tn a letter to tho reserve board an
nouncing tho plan tho secretary says
each federal reservo bank will bo re
quired to perform on behalf of tho
government tho services which aro
now rendered by tho national bank
depositaries in sntd cities, as well as
any other services lnc'dent to tho re
sponsibilities of fiscal agents.
Clark Perkins Victim of Holdups.
Aurora, Nob. Clark Perkins, editor
of the Republican and former rccro
tary of the stato railway commission,
was held up Thursday evening by two
stick up men nnd robbed of $10 and
some small change. Ho was accosted
by tho two mon. To thought they woro
Joking but changed his mind when
ono of them thrust a gun Into his face.
Thoy took his money but missed his
Thousands Still Lying on Field,
Geneva, Switzerland. Tho unbridled
fury of tho battle for possession of
(lorlzla nnd tho heavy losses of llfo
occasioned thereby Is cmphuslod by
ndvlces received at tho Swiss frontier
from Lalbaeh, Austria It Is said thou
sands of dead or wounded men nro
lying between Austrian and Italian
lines, having fnllen In tho endless suc
cession of attacks and counter-attacks.
Tho battlo proceeds without rost for
tho exhausted soldiers. Tho lied Cross
workers aro overwhelmed by the great
numbers of woundod.
Pistol Battlo with Night Riders.
Capo Girardeau, Mo. Five alleged
night riders and two prlvnto detectives
woro wounded In a pistol battle south
west of Clarkton, Mo. Seven of tho
night rldora wore captured later after
an all-day chaso by bloodhounds nnd a
posse. Virtually ovory citizen of Clark
ton nnd every land owner In tho vicin
ity nro armed In expectation of uunthor
attack by tho night riders. Thu latter
aro a secret baud of tenants and farm
laborers who havo boen waging fued
llko wnr for lilghor wngos and lowor
PRESIDENT GIVES DEFENSE AND
REVENUE FIRST PLACE
Opponents to Federal Suffrage Amend
ment Count on Wilson's Aid.
Loses Life In Auto
Wntern Newopnper Union New it Service.
Washington. President Wilson's
next annual address to congress will
bo devoted primarily to a discussion
of national defense and tho subject of
revenues, though It will refer to other
legislative questions which tho presi
dent cxpectB congress to act on during
tho coming session. The president has
not yet completed tho message, to
which ho has devoted practically all
of his time for the last week. He dis
cussed subjects to be dealt with nt a
cabinet, meeting and immunity of opin
ion was reached by tho ofllclal family
as to what should be the general char
acter of the document. Reasons for
strengthening the army and navy at
this time will be emphasized at length
by the president. "For defense" wll
bo the keynoto of his argument.
Auto Accident Costs Life.
Hnvclook, Nebr. Mrs. Ray Cassady
or this place was killed and her hus
band seriously Injured when the auto
In which they were returning home
from Lincoln struck tho railing of a
smnll wooden bridge over Dend Mail's
Hun, two blocks c: t of tho North
Twenty-seventh strr t semaphore and
toppled Into the w:r r Mrs. Cassady
died In a few scco: Is. Mr. Cassady
received a bad gash on the right tem
ple. It is though Immediate nsslst
anco would havo saved Mrs. Cassady
SEEK PRESIDENT'S SUPPORT.
Opponents of Federal Amendment on
Suffrage Counting on His
Washington. The opposing forces
on the woman's suffrage question will
seek the support of President Wilson
during iho first two weeks of Decern
bur. An engagement was made for
Mrs Aithur M. Hodge of Now York,
president of tho national association
opposed to woman suffrage, and a dele
gation to see the president December
11. Arrangements already had beon
mnde for three hundred suffragists to
call nt tho Whlto Houso December C.
Tho national association opposed to
woman suffrage will open Its annunl
convention hero December 111 und dur
ing tho sessions will plnn tho work to
ho dono before congress this winter.
Tho BUffraglsts announced thnt an
amendment to tho one similar to tho
one that failed to pass the last session
of congress will be introduced in De
comber. Honolulu. T. H Queen Lllluokalanl.
the surviving ruler of Hawaii's days ot
royalty, has forwarded as her wedding
gift to Mrs. Nonnnl Gait, tho fiancee of
President Woodrow Wilson, a chiffon
scarf of peculiar texture and design
The scarf, which was sent in t'-e name
of the "Daughters of Hawaii," Is a
rare example of ancient Hawaiian
Do Your Christmas Mailing Early.
Washington. Cooperation or the
public In the handling of Christmas
malls Is sought by Postmaster General
Hurleson, who In anticipation of an
other record-breaking rush of holiday
parcels, sont out instructions to post
mnsters for tlio quick and effectlvo dis
patch and delivery of such matter.
Malta. Immediate Greek partlclpa
tlon In the wnr on the sido ot the allies
or demobilization or tho Greek army
has been demanded by tho cntent pow
Topeka. Kas. Governor Capper has
announced he had honored tho Ne
braska requisition tor Arthur Houser
Tho Nebraska otllcials havo ngreed to
pay expenses of tho Kansas otllcials
In tho case, Houser, who Is held In
Wichita In connection with alleged
crimes there Is wanted In Omaha on
a charge or murder.
Paris. Tho next mooting ot tho al
lied war council will bo hold In Lon
don. It is likely tho Russian and
Italian governments will designate
representatives to nttond this council.
PLEAS NOT IN VI
TWO EUROPEAN NATIONS IN
MOOD TO INITIATE PEACE
MAKE READY FOR CONGRESS
Party Leaders are Already Arriving at
Washington. Amnesty Has Been
Granted to Villa
WeMun Nrwppnpvr Union Nrus Si-ivlre
Washington. -Two neutral Kuropoan
countries alrendy aro considering cnll
lug a formal convention of neutrals to
discuss means or ending tlio Kuropean
war, and three others havo given as
surances that they will participate In
hucIi :i convention, according to Mme.
Hoslkla Schwlmmer, of Hungary, one
of tho women who called at the White
house to urge President Wilson to
take tho Initiative for peace. Mme.
Schwlmmer visited the Swiss, Nor
wegian, Swedish nnd Netherlands min
isters hero nnd laid before them tlio
Information given the president as to
the feeling of European neutral gov
ernments toward pcaco projects. Slio
loft for Now York preparatory to tak
ing passago on the peace ship Oscar
II, early next month.
Amnesty to Villa Soldiers.
Nogales, Ariz. Disposition of pris
oners who deserted the Villa ranks
and fired at United States troops at
various points along the International
boundary near here before and after
General Alvnro Obrcgon'n occupation
of Nogales, Sonora, aro tnking up tlio
greater part or Major General Freder
ick Funston'fl time. Among those who
olected to remain In tho United States
pending Investigation by the Immigra
tion authorities were thrco Villa cap
tains, Antonio Sosn, Flcuendo Flores
and Fredcrlco Hlv&s. Seventy Mexi
cans were released and nllowed to re
turn to Mexico upon promises that
thoy would accept tho amnesty ex
tended by General Obregon, by swear
ing nlloglanco to General Venustlnno
GETTING READY FOR CONGRESS.
Leaders Arc Already Arriving at
Washington. Scnntor Kern of Indi
ana, who probably will bo chosen us
majority loader to succeed himself,
bus reached Washington to arrange
for tho conference ot democratic sen
ators. Tho conference primarily will
consider scnato reorganization, tho
candldato for president pro-temporo
and commlttco assignments.
Thoro aro six new democratic sen
ators to bo assigned to committees
Undorwood of Alabama, Herkham of
Kontucky, Uroussard of Louisiana,
Hustlng of Wisconsin, Johnson or
South Dakota and Phclnn ot Cali
fornia. Senator Clarke ot Alabama,
it Is expected, will bo renamed as
Serbia Is Starving.
Monnstlr, Serbia. Serbia Is starv
ing. Men, women, children and even
animals Ucciug beforo tho advanco ot
hostllo armies, aro dying of hunger
by tho roadsides and mountain paths.
In largo nreas ot this war-racked
country there has boon no rood for
many dnys. Packs of dogs prowl tho
breadless land llko wild animals
searching for food. Tho world war
has developed no scenes ot greater
horror than thoso being enacted along
tho trail ot tho marching armies.
' For Michigan Dry In 1918.
Escanaba, Mich. "Michigan dry In
1918," will be tho battlo cry of every
saloon opponent In this state from now
until tho polls closo on tho evening ot
November C, 191C, said F. L. Baldwin,
a leader of tho dry forces here. On
that day tho voters will render Judg
ment upon tho proposed amendment
to tho state constitution prohibiting
tho manufacture nnd sale of liquors
nfter May 1, 1918.
To Fight Dishonest Advertising.
Washington. Representatives ot tho
Associated Advertising Clubs of tho
World appeared boforo tho federal
trado commission to urgo tho commis
sion to tnko jurisdiction ovor dishonest
advertising as unfair competition with
in tho meaning or tho federal trado
To Ask Statehood for Alaska.
Seattle, Wash. Dolegato James
1 Wlckersham of Alaska, who has nr
1 rived from tho north on routo to
Washington, announcos that ho will
Introduco n bill nt tho coming session
of congress providing for tho state
hood of Alaska.
Madrid. It was decided at a cab
Inot mooting to recognize Gonoral
VoniiBtlnno Cnrranza ub bond or tho do
racto government In Mexico nt tho
request ot tho agent horo of tho Mox
Keep Away From California.
San Francisco. Tho unemployed of
the country have been warned to stay
away from California by tho stato com
mission of immigration and housing or
California. "If you nro looking for
work and charity you will not tlnd tho
former In California, and you will find
tho latter only through hard labor on
tho roads or rock piles," wa tho text
nf tho ofllclal statement. "Callfornln Is
rtotermined to apply tho work tost to
protect Itself from tho Influx of un
employed nnd unomployablo."
Fremont Episcopal Church Founded
Fifty Years Ago.
Fremont. Tho fiftieth anniversary
of the founding of St. James Episco
pal parhh In Fremont was celebrated
at St. James Episcopal church Sunday.
Services were held In tho morning,
afternoon and evening. Probably half
a hundred former parishioners and sov
oral former rectors and ofllcers wcro
present. Rev. c. E. Hullnrd of North
Platte, who was rector of tho church
forty-four years ago read tho scripture
at the morning service. The sermon
was preached by Rev. John Hewitt
of Cold water, Mich,, who wub rectoi
of the parish over thirty years ago.
Beatrice Organizes Y. W. C. A.
Heatrlce. Over $l,"00 has so far
been subscribed lo the Y. W. C. A
fund, uud It Is hoped to reach tho
amount needed, $2,000, nfter which a
pcrmanont organization of tho assocl
atlon will bo effected. Over 1G0 mem
bership havo already been subscribed,
which Indicates that the now organiza
tion Is assured. The promoters of the
association nro now seeking quarters,
and a number of places are In view.
Giant Corn Yield
Tecuniseh. Jesse Livingston of
Pawnee county has a small tract of
corn which Is yielding at tho rato of
ninety bushels per acre. Tho Btalks
aro nearly fourteen feet high nnd each
stalk has two or three largo and well
developed ears. Livingston has been
weighing the corn as he husks it und
at eighty pounds to the bushel It is
turning out tho nbove amount.
Alfalfa Brings Good Prices.
Kearney. Alfalfu has come into its
own, according to C. I). Hcssie, and
hay is plentiful and bringing good
prices. At the present time, Hcssie
& Son aro paying $9 nnd $9.50 for
tho cholco baled alfalfa, whllo the
good prairie liny is bringing $0.50.
Cholco alfalfa Is plentiful und almost
dnily shipments are being mado to
tho eastern markets.
Beatrice Poultry Show.
Beatrice. Tho annual show tho
Beatiicu Poultry association will bo
hold In this city December C to 10,
inclusive. Adam Thompson of Mis
souri will olllclato as Judgo. Tho or
fleers or the association aro: Julius
Naumann. president; 1). S. Whitcomb,
secretary, and Jesso ICcar, superin
tendent. France Buys Hay In Nebraska
Kimball. Owing to a shortage of
transports thousands of horses which
have been purchased In Nebraska, Wy
oming nnd Colorado, are being kept
here. Last week representatives of
the French government purchased
$150,000 worth of nntive Nebraska hay
from ranchmen in this vicinity.
Trail Hitters Make Record
Hastings. "Tho greatest revival
wavo In the history of the state outsldo
of Sunday's Omaha campaign." was
tho prediction or Hastings ministers
following Sunday night's meeting when
"trail hitters" numbered fifty-six, mak
ing the week's total above 220.
Large Poultry Shipment.
Falls City. Ono of tho largest ship
ments of poultry to bo received by
express nt this point arrived from
towns further west Wednesday. There
were 212 coops In all, and will make
two full carloadB for a Now York
FROM ALL OVER NEBRASKA
Miss Pi Hips, nn evangelist, Is
conducting a revival at Powell.
Tho corner stone of Dunbar's now
$25,000 school building was laid last
Tho State Bottler's association will
hold Its annual mooting at Lincoln
January 2G and 27.
Walter Roynoldson ot St. Edwards,
had his hand badly crushed whllo
cleaning out tho rollers on a feed
Tho commlttco arranging for the
democratic press association banquet
at Lincoln January 11, have received
favorable reports of attendance from
all ovor tho state.
Ministers of Fremont have decided
to hold fUty union prayer meetings
nnd preaching services during Decem
ber in preparation ror tho revival
which are to open January 2.
lAlbort Wenzel ot 'Nebraska City, Is
dead as tho result of tho amputation
ot his right leg, Intcctlon from a
scarcely noticcablo scratch on a ton
causing blood poison which developed
Sunday schools of Soward county
held a big parado at Seward last week,
In which every participant carried an
Tho membership of tho Episcopal
church at Dcatrlco is planning on the
erection ot n parish houso ot two
stories and which is to bo used for
church entertainments and othor pub
Tho school board at Edgar is hav
ing a tubular fire escapo Installed on
the high school building. This used
In conjunction with tho stairs, will
enable tho pupils to get out, of tho
building in a minute or less.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B, Felton ot Lincoln
wcro seriously Injured when their auto
overturned nenr Gretna, pinning them
Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Tyler or Nolson
celebrated their fiftieth wedding anni
versary last week, nearly o hundred
friends and neighbors taking part
Manloy brothora of Lyoivi captured
nearly $1,000 In premiums on their
Hampshire hogs nt be Panama-Pacific
FIro of supposedly Incendiary origin
destroyed tho stock of tho Ansclrao
Morcaiitilo company, entulllng a loss
IMMENSE ADVANCE IN TONNAGE
ACREAGE AND YIELD OF
NEWS OF THE STATE HOUSE
Items of General Interest Gathered
From Reliable Sources at
Western Newspaper Union News Servlea.
A complete calendar of national
guard Inspections to ho made this
year has been issued from the adjut
ant general's olllce. Tho Inspection
will begin December 1 and continue
through tho month, but nil except th
aero company at Lincoln will bo fin
ished beforo tho 15th, according ta
tho program laid out.
Inspecting olllcora will draw $5 per
day and transportation allowance
whllo engaged in tills duty. Reports
will ho mado to tho adjutant general
Following is tho Hchndulo.
InsnectlnK olllrer. Mnjor Iver R. John,
son. First battalion Company A, Omnha.
December 1; company It, Omaha, Ho.
cemlier 2; company O, Otnalia, I)e
ccmber 3; company D, Omaha, L)o
Major IlennltiK F. Kt.'anner, Second bat.
tnllon Company K, lll.ilr, Dncember fit
company "!, Stanton. Decembnr 8; com
pany Jf, Madison. December n.
Major Robert O. IoukI;ih, Third bat
tallon Company I, Cordon, December fi;,
company K, Osceola, December 8; com
pnny Ij, Kearney, December 9; comp.my
M. YVirk. December 10.
dipt. John F. Pouclier Tlaml. Friend.
Mnjor Karl K. Sterrlckcr, First an
Second battalions Company A. Lincoln,
December S; company II, Nobranka City,
December 6; company C, He.itrlcp. De
cember fl: comp.uiv I). Auburn. Decem
ber 7; company I- Wymore, December
10; company C, HastlngH, December 13;
ctiippn If, Fall Held, December 14.
Major It. L. Cro.ison, Third battalion
Company I, Ord, December 8; company
K, llliie Hill, December 10; company I..
Jothenbtirg. December 9; company M.
Holdregc, December 11.
Field Hospital No. 1.
Inspecting otllcer, Major Clifford W.
Waldcn, chief HurReoii Uncoln, Decem
Sanitary Detachment, Fifth Inftnary.
Major Clifford V. Wnldeii, chief nur
geon Unmet, December fi.
Sanitary Detachment. Fourth Infantry.
Major ( lllToid W. Wnldeii. chief sur
geon Fremont, December 9.
Company A, Slan.il Corps.
Major J M. lilrkrier. coneral Htaft
Fremont, December 10.
Unit 2, Aero Company.
Majcr . II. IlayHLl, cJiural .starf--Lln-coin,
Alfalfa Is Queen.
Regal glory Is reflected In tho an
nouncement of Queen Alfalfa to the
state through the medium of the state
With u gain noted last week by King:
Corn his throne partnor adds glory'
to herself by reporting u gain of nearly
800,000 tons for this season. Tho total
crop for tho stato amounted to 1,088,
C98 tons for the preBOnt year.
That total Is compared to 3,208,000
tons last year. 2.49C.O0O tons In 10ia
and 1.81G.703 tons in 1908.
The total ncreago this year was I,
191,1110 ns against 1,022,480 acres last
year. Buffalo county had the great
est acreage. Its total waH Ki.lSO.
Hooker county was lowest with 261
Tho averngo yield this yoar wa
3.42 ton per ncrc. Iist year it was
3.13 tons and tlio best previous yield
was 3.37 tons per acre, a record mado
in 190S. Polk and Donghis counties
were high In this respect with the
average yield of 4.3 tons per acre each.
Hurt, Hamilton, Richardson, Baunderp
and Washington counties were others
that reported four (. more tons per
Poultry Husbandry at State Farm
Courses in poultry husbandry art
soon to bo offered at tho University
Farm. The courses of instruction ara
now being organised, and poultry
houses nro being built n the farm inci
dent to tho laboratory work. Tho first
courso in poultry husbandry will be
offered nt tho regular winter short
courso of the college of agriculture and
during tho second half of tho year's
work of tho school of agriculture.
With the establishment of this work,
tho extension servlco nnnonnces that
It will now bo ablo to schedule dates
for poultry lectures and Judging dem
onstrations over tho stato. Local or
ganizations wishing more Information
as to how such a mooting may bo held
nro Invited to correspond with tho ex
tension service of the College of Agri
culture, University Farm.
Nebraska's Record Potato Crop
Nebraska raised 10.4C0.010 bushols
of potatoes In 1915, according to com
ploto compilations by tho Btnto board
of agriculture from dntailod figures
sent In from all of tho nlnoty-threo
counties of tho state. This is tho big
gest spud crop on record. Cherry
county, with over 9,000 acres In po
tatoes and a crop or ovor 1,000,000
bushels, raised tho most of any county
In tho state. Sheridan county, with
nearly 7,000 ncrcs devoted to 'Bpuds
and over GOO.OOO bushels, was second.
The average yield per acre In tho stato
wns 107.5 bushels. Cuming county,
with a yield of 191 busholB to the
acre, wns tho leader In nvcrago yiolds.
Kimball reported an averago ylold or
17C bushels to tho aero.
Stato Treasurer Hall's suit against
Treasurer Uro of Douglas county to
compol the latter to mako monthly re
mittances, ns tho stato law provides
will bo argued and submitted to tha
stato supremo court In tho new year.
Tho dnto has been fixed for January
S by the high tribunal.
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