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Tim BYT.: OMATTA. WEDNESDAY. OCTOr.EK 2S. 1fU.
MEET TO FLANFARM SHOWS
Representatives of Agricultural Or
. ganizatiom to Assemble Friday.
GAIN IN ALFALFA ACREAGE
ape. Trod aret and Tested la We!,
era and "rttnTrMern ebraWa,
Ha Attained High Rank
(front 8 Staff Curmipondcnl.)
UINCOL.N. Oct. r;.-fpMan repre
sentative of the societies Included In
organised agrW-ultirt-c have been culled
to meet In 'the office of th- soretary
of the State l'oenj of Agriculture of the
state house Friday afternoon. Oct. ,
at 2 o'clock to make arrangements for
the mid-winter iwetl-iji, tho corn show
and the apple show th'. winter. The
presidents and the sec r 1 a vies of these
societies will met In room ! In the
fourth floor of the w'o house. Follow
ing are the societies vh ch comvromUe
State Hoard of Asrv.uliure. v
State Horticultural society.
8tate Live .tock Improvers' association.
Nebraska Horse lireedera' assoclal.on.
State Jphorthorn RreW' asituriatlon.
State Hereford Preedsr a.oc'iitnin.
Aberdeen AnK's Hrevders' assmialion.
State Hed Polled Breeders' association.
Iairy Cattle Breeders' association.
Slate Iiairymen's uswoclatlon.
State Swine Br"edfci' association.
Nebraska Sheep Bredeers' & Wool
Corn Improvers' association.
Nebraaka Pure Grain A Seed Growers'
State Rorlstp society.
State Bee Keepers' association.
State Home Economics association.
Association ot State, County and tls
Good Roads association.
State Association f Kural School
Agricultural Development ComnilusKin
The committee in charge of thi meet
ings last year consisted of W. R. Mel
lor. ehariman: Dui E. A. Burnett, J.
H. nuncan. Prof. C. W. Pugsley. W.
S. Whltten. Frank G. Odell. and George
W. Kline, secretary.
Alfalfa, I'JM I,0I2.S5 acres.
Increase uver 1913 61.(120 acres.
Estimated yield. 1914 3.2O8.066 tons.
Increased yield over 1013 ....711, 6 tons.
Gain In Alfalfa Aereaae.
Nebraska alfalfa growers In 1914 made a
dlesitinct gain, in acreage and yield over
the record of 1913. The acreage and pro
duction summaries for the two years are
Among tha alfalfa growers ot other
states seed produced, tested and graded
in western and northwestern sections of
Nebraska has attained high rank and
meets with ready sale.
Fifteen counties in the state take the
lead in the growing of alfalfa. Every
county la represented 4n the table of acre
ages complied by the Nebraska State
Board of Agriculture. In fifteen, how
ever, the estimated yield Is In exces"bf
- tirawta . Amaslna.
During tha last nine years the growth
of the alfalfa Industry has been most
amaxtng. In . 1906, tha acreage in Ne
braska was reported at 216,000 to 1914
more than 1,000,000 acres. Tin counties
heavily Interested In the growth of al
falfa are located near geographies I cen
ter of the state. These are Custer, Daw
son, Sherman, Howard. Buffalo and Hull.
""East of Hall county come Hamilton and
York wh!le to the east and north pf the
bIk are Boone and Madison. Scotts Bluff
nd Ploux ara In the extreme north
western. - section while' Lancaster and
Jefferson are the only two counties In
the southeastern part ot the state re
presented In the list of large alfalfa
growers. Webster. In the southern tier
of counties. Is fifteenth in alfalfa pro
duction. The counties in the order ot
their estimated production in tons, aro
Hank and County. Tone 1914.
1 Custer 154,971
2 fieotts Bluff 146,7.1-J
3 BuffalO 13.. W2
4 Dawson 114,477
5 Boone 93, 815
7 Sherman 73.473
S Hamilton 70.S67
9 Lancaster i W,Wi8
10- York .2M)
11 Sioux (m.I.jO
l-'-Madlson . 6.wa
1" Jefferson 63.7t7
14 Howard '. 62, 64
Record of Six Counties.
Six counties produced between 60,000
and 60,000 tons of alfalfa In 1914,. as
Cedar county 50.351
Clay county 50.SS8
Fillmore county W.8.;
Lincoln county 67.318
Platte coUhty J W.,744
Reward county 6:,9ll
Counties with yields between 40,0ft) and
.71,000 tons follow:
Butler county 4t,?)
Dixon county ' 40.032
Douglas county 43,006
Franklin county , 44.7R5
Greeley county 44.3.1S
Furnas county 4S.637
htge county 49.63
Knox county 41,9:2
Nance county 4S.499
I'olk county : 42,700
Thayer county 46.041
Valley county 4,114
of Omaha Trolley
Lines Up to Davis
LINCOLN. Neb.'. Oct. 27. (Special Tele
gram.) A physical valuation ot the
Omaha and Council Bluffs Street rail
way will be made by the Nebraska Rail
way lommlss'on if J. A. Davis of
C: iha, w m ninde the "stx-for-a-quarter"
complaint case agalnpt t'tvcompanjr will
aerec to rroieeute tle mater to the end.
Mr. Dnvis wrote the commission a let
ter which ws received this afternoon
requeftlnn that the valuation be made
and enclosing a report showing that the
company collected fares 'during the last
fiscal year, amount 2.MJ.K1, and had aj
surplus lert of iih.ju utter paying operat
ing expenses, dividend. Interest and
other fixed charges.
Hears from Thaw
i By a Staff Correspondent!
LINCOLN. Neb., Oct. 17. (Special.)
Private Secretary Andrew M. Morrtssey
of the governor's office has received a
'ctter from Harry K. Thaw enclosing
a cory of the opinion of Judge Aid rich
In the application made by Thaw for his
release from custody. He cites the criti
cism of Attorney Generall Thomas lir
mody of New Tork to the effect that
Thaw was at liberty because his money
had triumphed and asks Mr. Morrlssey
to read over the opinion of Judge Aldrlch
and If so disposed to letVMr. Thaw
know what he thinks about It.
what yon tlrt easily and
HfTTfH) ar txdUbla, roa
need Btedldnal food not
drors or stlmnlanta.
SCOTTS EMULSION ! rich ra
food ralaat It "applies the
cry alcmaata to enlWun
the blood, restore strength
and the courage of health.
A MAlffti Smhtrttmlmm. ,,n
TEN PERSONS TO MAKE
APPLICATIONS FOR EXAMS
(From a Staff Correspondent.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Oct 37. (Special.)
Ten applicants for the state bar exam
inations will appesr before the examining
board for adimsslon to practice before the
supreme cojrt at the next meeting, which
will be November 17. Those who will
appear will be Oren A.vBelier, Lincoln:
F. Kemp Hrath, Cody; Thomas F. Nol
an. Omaha; O. Nelson Lyon. Nelson.
Clarence B. Miles. Bethany; Arthur L.
Palmer, Omaha: Otto -H. Zacak, West
Point; Emmet 8. , Brumbaugh, Omaha,
and John P. Byrne. Omaha.
Alliance 'fw otes.
ALLIANCE, Neb.. Oct. 27. (Speclal.)
Fire did several theoieand dollars dam
age to the Mallery Grocery company's
building and contents. The fire, which
was of unknown origin, started in the of
fice and spread rapidly, damaging al
most the entire stock of goods in the
storeroom and furniture of the living
rooms on the second floor.
The new three-story business block
being erected by the Newberry Hardware
company Is receiving the finishing touches
and will be ready for occupancy In a
few days. Mr. Newberry lias tendered
the use of the second and third floors
for the use of the Farmers' 'nstltute. N
(.rand Bond Application.
LINCOLN. Neb., Oct. 27. (Special.)
The State Railway commission has
granted the application of the Kearney
Electric Light & Power company for an
issue of second mortgage bonds In the
amount of $33,000, In which 115.000 is to
be used to cancel outstanding Indebted
ness and the balance for Improvements in
Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
BEATRICE, Neb.. Oct. 37. -( Special. )
At a meeting of the local lodge of Elks
Monday evening the matter of purchas
ing the Taddork block was discussed
and a committee appointed to ascertain
the amount of repairs needed cn the
building. It Is planned to reopen a mod
ern hotel, fitting up part of It for an
Elks' home. Dr. C P- Fall, exalted rulee
of the lodge. Is father of the plan, and
an offer has been secured from L. W.
Colby, owner of the Mock, for 75,010.
The orfer is open until October 29, at
which time the lodge puts up a forfeit
of 31,600. for which thev will receive an
option for a purchase at the price named.
John W. Bute, a well known resident
of Clatonla. died at Martell, Neh., where
he went to visit a few days ago with his
wife's parents. He was 32 years of uge
and leaves a widow and one child.
The equal suffrage nssoclatlon of this
city held a meeting Monday and made
plans for the Dr. Anna Shaw meeting,
to be held Thursday afternoon at 1
o'clockat the Christian church.
Mrs. K. K. Manvllle Is lying seriously
111 at the home of her son. B. W. Man
vllle, In this city. For nearly twenty
years she was principal of the Crete
North Bejnd llnira Jtilee at Fremont.
NORTH BEND. Nob.. Oct. r.-(Sr-clal
) A contract has been entered Into
between the city of North Bend and the
municipal lighting plant of Ftemont to
furnish an electric current for the light
Ing of North Bend, which Is to coet this
city 4 cents a kilowatt at Ftemont, North
Bend to build the connecting tines. Sur
veying and preliminary work for elect
ing the poles is now In progresa
REAYIS DARESREP. MAGU1RE
Republican Candidate Challenges
Opponent V Joint Debate.
CONGRESSMAN DODOES ISSUE
Pe.inoera tic Candidate. Back from
M'nah tna-tnn. Declares lie Wilt
rontlnae Ills rampnlsm tr
LINCOLN. Neb.. Oct. JT -SpcMal Tele,
aram.) C. F. Reavls. republican randl-
jdate for congress in the First district Is
so pleased that Congressman Msgulre,
his democratic opponent has returned
home and he doesn't have to campaign
against a "circular letter" anymore, that
he promptly looked up the congiessman
this afternoon and challenged him to a
Joint debate In the Auditorium, In which
each ehoud set forth their vlews'on the
linportnant public qustlqpia.
Mr. Magulre dodged the Issue by say
ing that he would continue the campaign
by stating his views y letter writing
and would not debate the questions be
fore the public.
HESSIAN FLY DISCOVERED
IN WHEAT NEAR SUPERIOR
SUPERIOR, Neb.. Oct T,. (Spec.ial.)
James Swade. of the United States de
partment of entomology, has discovered
the Hesalan fly In several fields of wheat
near this city today and found near
Holdrcge. west of here, one field en
tirely destroyed and most of the ter
ritory east of MeCook is Infected more or
less. The department Is making an el
fort to find the Insect that will destroy
the fly. as it now has the army worm.
Will Stump Fifth.
LINCOLN, Neb.. Oct. 27.-(Speclah-The
democratic 'State committee an
nounces this morning that W. D. Old
ham of Kearney and I. 3. Dunn of Oma-
TTa wyi stump . the Fifth congressional
district for the remainder of the cam
paign. i '
Shabatz, in Servia
Presents Scene of
LONDON. Oct V. A dispatch to the
Times from Shabats, Servia, says:N
'This city presents a desolate spec
tacle. Two hundred and fifty of Its
buildings were destroyed by bombard
ment This wss followed by fire, doing
more damage, and then came an earth
quake, shaking the city so severely that
the houses which remain aro almost fall
ing to pieces.
"Finally the deserted town was visited
by a band of thieves, who looted ever?
bouse from cellar to roof. The contents
of the shops were thrown Into the streets,
sit safes were opened in a professional
manner and the contents of houses
smashed, the pictures were slashed and
the furniture was splintered In an orgy
"Before the Austrlans left they de
stroyed the principal locd church. Large
numbers of Serb hostages. Including the
principal residents, were taken to Aus
tria as prisoners. Hundreds of the local
populace, who were killed by bayonet
thrusts for varloua alleged misdeeds.
were burled by the Austrlans In the local
"The senseless bombardment still con
tinues, although the town Is deserted ex
cept for the sentries. On Thursday the
Serbs succeeded In laying mines which
sank an Austrian monitor."
Shabats is an active trading town ot
Servia located on the Save river forty
miles west of Belgrade, it had a popu
lation of about 15.000 persons.
Bee Want Ads Are the Best Business
Barton Talks at Superior.
SUPERIOR. Neb.. Oct. 27.-Special
TelegranO-Sllas Barton, congressman
of this district, spoke in the opera house
here last night.- Quite a number of the
county candidates were also present
M peaks for Soffmae.
BURWELL, Neb.. Uci i'7.-( Special.)
Mrs. Addle C. Zanvr of Dallas. Tex.,
apoke yesterday for Christian citlsen
vhip and equal suffrage.
Steel Trust Reduces
Dividend on Common
NEW YORK, Oct. J7. The United
States jSteel corporation voted tills after
noon a quarterly dividend of one-half ot
1 per cent on tha common stock. This Is
at the rate of 3 per rent a year. Here
tofore the dividend has been 6 per cent.
The regular quarterly dividend of 1
per cent on the preferred stock was. de
clared. The total earnings of the corporation
for the quarter ending September 30
were t22.276.002; the net Income for the
For the 'first time this yesr there was
j a surplus for the quarter. It was 19.179.
Red Cross Will Send
Surgeons and Nurses
to Servian Frontier
WASHINGTON, Oct 27. Three more
American Red Cross surgeons, twelve
nurses aud twenty-flvo tons of hospital
supplies are to be hurried to the AuaLro-
Servlan frontier by the first available
ship. Today's reports from Servia to
Red Cross headquarters tell of the dire
need of medical aid on the scenes ot
fighting along the border.
Arrangements are being made for sup
plemental shipments of medical supplies
and hospital garments to Germany, Eng
land and France.
To the Russian Red Cross 100 Utter.
30,000 bandages and large quantities of
supplies, vaseline absorbent eotton and
a number of hospital garments have been
shipped by the American Red Cross.
NORRIS AND EBERHARDT
PIERCE. Neb., Oct. 27. (Special.) Sen
ator George W. Norris, whose health has
been shaken by his strenuous work at
Washington during the present session ot
congress, will come into the Third dis
trict of Nebraska to assist Hop. O. S.
Spillmun In his fight fur congress, rtcn
arer Norris has written the state com
mittee that he Is very anxious to see the
nArd district seiuLJir. Splllman to con
gress. He will speak at Fremont on the
night of Friday, October 30, In the Interest
of Mr. Spillman. Governor Eberhardl will
speak at Fremont on the next night.
Dentists Mvet at Oxford.
OXFORD, Neli.. Oct. 27.-iSpeclal.)-The
dentists of southwestern Nebraska held
their annual meeting here yesterday. In
the evening there waa a banquet at the
Burlington hotel. Dr. Klrby of Kansas
was the principal speaker. Dr. A. D.
Davis ot Oxford U1 be the president
for tha coming year- The next meeting
will be held at Sufcrior some time In
December of next year.
Mennonltn Conference Opens.
BEATRICE. Neb., Oct. V. (Speclsl.)
The annual conference of the Mennonlte
church, comprising the states of Okla
homa, Kansas and part of Nebraska,
convened today at the Mennonite church
weat of the city. It Is expected that
about JuO delegates will attend the con
ference, which will be In the charge ot
Rev. Jacob Krenblel of Oklahoma.
Waste of Food
John Buspic of Sunbury, Pa., writes:
-Dr. King's New Ufa Pills are the best
pills for constipation." :3c All drug
Apprehensive over food (shortage, the London press is advising the English
people to save and utilize ever)' article of food value, including the bran coating
of grain. ' '
Why? The outer coat of grain holds the previous mineral elements which
mean so much in vital building and up-keep of body, brain and nerves And yet
the modern miller throws out about four-fifths of these priceless food elements just
to make the flour look white and pretty!
Isn't it astonishing that it took war to
wake people up to such a fearful waste!
Nearly twenty years ago the cryiug need of u food which would fill the lack
caused by deimneralized white flour products led tothe making of
a wonderfully nourishing and appetizing food containing all the nutriment of
wheat aud barley, including the vital miueral elements, jubt as nature designed
them for our use.
A daily ration of this crisp, wholesome, ready- to-fat food along with other
,ood will soon pnove
"There's a Reason" for Grape-Nuts
; ., " Sold by G rovers everywhere
J011N A, S WAN SON. Trcs. J klrvJut WM- HOLZMAN, Treas.
s, It's Made
THE vory best 'men's clothing
in the world is made in this
country. Did you ever notice
an Englishman wearing English
clothes? Loose, baggy, shapelessl
Nothing in the world can com
pare with American design and
tailoring ns developed by the leading
clothing houses of the United States. And
American skill in saving through large pro
duction lias put this finest clothing in the
world within easy reach of your pocketbook.
In all bur experience we have
never seen more beautifully tail
ored garments than wo have received this
fall from tho houso of llickey-Freeman.
These splendid suits and overcoats come to us
from tho Quality City of Rochester, N. Y.,
draped on individual hangers in special rward
robo cases perfect specimens of the Ameri-
can genius for making good clothes.
This week we are making a spe
cial showing of Hickey-Freeman '
Quality in our windows and in our store. Do
not miss tliis exhibit. It is an exceptional
opportunity to see exceptional clothing, and
for a modest sum, to select an ideal Buit or
overcoat for yourself.
m W av. a
rite key-freeman Quality $OA A i
Suits Overcoats v to HJ
correct Apparel for men and women
18th and 1
Cass Streets ; '
29th and :,. .'
I' L . 1. a-
is the test that shows the
It is all heat and power,
and atomizes easily a.
great aid to winter motor
ing an end to starting
Red Crown is a straight-)
distilled product, always
uniform, always pure and
costs no more than the
The miles-per-gallon gasoline. V
Buy Red Crown by name, at any
garage or supply store.
In zero weather your car needs
POLARINE the cold proof frio
Standard Oil Company
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a triumph r isl a.o.