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'TIIE BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY. JANUARY 1, 1D15.
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43 GREETINGS FROM SOUTH OMAHA
BUSINESS AND BANKING INSTITUTIONS
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1 SOUTH OMAHA IS
Facts and Figures Computed
Demonstrate the Reason for
Magic City Progress.
ANNUAL PAYROLL IS LARGE
Bank Do a Bis Bnilami, It Has
Lartrrat Tannery la the State and
Srcond Lara-rut Hoar and Sheep
Market In the World.
.JuUge J. J. Ereon of South Omaha has
gotten out the folowins; compilation of
Important fecta concerning; South OinaJia:
"The first ground broken for atock
yard a April 8, 1884.
"Yards opened for businesa August 1,
"Village government organised October
"City cf the first-class January 8. 1899.
"Cover 8,921 acres.
"lias eighty miles of graded atreets,
thirty-one miles of paved atreets, fifteen
miles of sewers fourteen miles of double
' track Btrect railway.
Is the terminal of two suburban rail
ways. "Hus ten packing houses.
"The largest tannery in the state.
' Employs over 10,000 men In lta Indus
"Annual payroll over 16.000,000.
"Five banks doing an annual business
of 1216,000,000. '
, "Is the second largest hog and sheep
market, and the largest feeder and range
horse market In the world.
"Receipts ot live stock from opening of
yards to November X 1914, 117.844,880.
"Offers unexoelled opportunltes for the
opening of new Industries of various
kinds, being surrounded by a rieb terrt
Pes Moines publio schools and Rer. A. K.
Kepford of Pes Moines will pcak. They
will tell of BlUy Sunday's revival meet
Inns, recently closed at the Iowa capital.
The public has been Invited to the
meeting by E. P. Denlson, publicity
director for the Omaha revival.
More Males Born and
More Die at South
Omaha During Year
More males than females were born
and more males died In South Omaha last
year. Twice as many were bom as died.
The annual compilation of births and
deaths at the office of the city clerk
shows that SOS children were born dur
ing the year; of which number 438 were
male and 8R7 females.
A total of 87a deaths were reported; 133
males and 140 females.
GARRATT LOSES PURSE
WHILE IN KANSAS CITY
TV. H. Garratt, assistant general freight
agent of the ronton Pacific, la back from
Kansas City, where he apent Christmas.
In order to get home in any kind of shape
Mr. Garratt had to resort to drawing
checks for payment of hotel bills and
railroad fare, for while In Kansas City
ha was either robbed or lost his pocket-
book containing some cash and a number
of railroad passes.
Quite a while after reacrang nans&s
City Mr. Garrett's pocketbook was safely
lodged In his pocket, but later when he
went to pay a bill It was gone.
Bee Want Ads Are the Best Bustnesa
Read Pally by People In Search of Ad
vertised; Opportunities. ;- ".j
St. Louis Live Stock
as Alleged Combine
ETTIAJZ VI I JjB, 111., Deo. St. A quo
warranto suit, asking that the St. Louis
Live Stock exchange be ousted from the
atate of Illinois, on the ground that It Is
a trust In restraint of trade, was filed
here today by the attorney general of
It Is declared that the exchange dom
inates the business of the National Stock
yards of East St. Louis exercising "en
tire control" and that It Is impossible
for any one not a member of the ex
change to transact commission business
at the yards. :
Accompanying the request for a write
of ouster was a petltloo filed with At
torney General Lucey by Elbert EL Henry.
Mr. Henry In hla petition chargea that
the St Louis Live Stock exchange con
trols all the business In the territory
tributary to the National Stock yards,
and that all commission men denlrln'g to
do business at the yards must be mem
bers of the exchange.
Mr. Henry also charged 'that he once
had a lucrative business at the stock
yards, but that he wai black listed by
the St. Louis Live StocJt exchange and
his business thereby made worthies.
CAPTAIN EXPECTS TO SAVE
THE STEAMSHIP NAYARRA
YARMOUTH. N. S., Dee. Sl.-Ckptaln
Mllllgan of the steamer Kavarra, which
Is fast on Holmes ledges, Tusket Island,
on the Bay of Fundy, came to Yarmouth
today aboard tug. He said that the
Kavarra; was not as' badly damaged as"
we believed at flret and that It probably
could be salvaged after the sea became
calmer. The crew waso still aboard, as
the Navarra appeared to be la no Im
Apple Crop is thet
WASHINGTON, Pea Sl.-Thls year1
apple crop was the largest, ever pro
duced in the United State. Estimates
announced today by the Department of
Agriculture placed the 1V14 yield at 2'i,
000.000 bushels, or 114,000,0no more than
was produced last year.
Theso figures represent the actual 'ag
rtcultural yield," the department ex
plained, and should not bo confused with
those of commercial crop, which com
prises the marketed portion of the total
production. In 1913 the commercial crop
was estimated at 40 per cent of the agri
cultural production. Uaing the aame pro
portion for the 1914 basis, this year's com
mercial crop would total 108.600.000 bushels-
The states leading In production of ap
ples this year were: New York, 49,600,000
bushels; Pennsylvania, 23,100,000; Michi
gan, 1T.W0.0O0; Virginia, 15,800,000;' Ken
tucky, 14.700,000; Ohio,' 13,300,000; Minaourt,
12,500.000; Weat Virginia, 12.400.000; North
Carolina, 9,000,000; Tennessee, 8,600.000; and
Washington 8,300.000 bushels.
FlTe Engines la Snvw,
SUPERIOR, Neb.. Dec. 30. -Special
Telegram.) A Missouri Paclflo wreck
occurred today northeast of this city,
near Mount Clair, whan an engine sent
to help a train back on the track also
got off the raits. One train on the other
side of this place stuck in the enow,
making five engines In use before the
track was cleared.
MEETING AT Y. W. (X A.
TO BOOST FOR SUNDAY
To boost for the Billy Sunday revival
campaign, scheduled for next May In
Omaha, a preliminary meeting will be
held at the Young Women's ChrlBtlaa as
sociation Sunday at S p. m.
Superintendent Z. T. Thornburg of the
The Bee wishes
a Happy New Year
to All Its
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Telephone So. 884.
Head Cattle Salesman and Manager
A FEW OF OUE RECORD SALES MADE FOR 1914:
Sold 1232 lb. Steers at $10.10.
Sold 950 lb. Steers "and Heifers mixed, majority heifers, at
Sold the highest price open range horned steers ever sold on
the Omaha market, weighing 1331 lbs. at $9.00.
Sold the highest priced open range sandhill heifers, horned,
ever sold for their weight at $8.30.
Sold the highest priced feeding heifers at $8.50.
Sold for Huffman Bros., of Tryon, Neb., 60 head of horned
feeding heifere in August, 1914, at $7.75.
Sold a full train of hay-fed steers, weighing a little over 1200
lbs., at 5c per cwt. more than Corn-fed steers sold for on
Sold the highest priced feeding yearling steers at $3.50.
We solicit your business.
THE SERVICE THE BESTTHE COST THE SAME,
Wishing You a Happy Hew Year and
Thanking You For Past Favors
Wishing All Our Friends
a Happy New Year
JACKSON - SIGNALL CO.
JXO. n. IXKSTKR. Office Rea. Tbone Harney 2308.
Carl WaUin, Hogs.
tes. .Phone liar. 7814.
T. 9. stagaeTf Moga.
Res. Phone Uar. 6817.
Edve Stock Was. Bask,
entity state Beak.
Valoa Stock Tares Co.
Of rioe, senta aa.
Yards, South, 63.
Piione Har. 6090.
nerm MoOola, Cattle.
lies. Thone Boutli 1(04.
J. B. Browm. Cattle.
Jte. Phone liar. 1ID5.
T. A. Jaoksoa, Sheep.
Kes. Phone Harney 893.
Bate Bobarts, Sheep.
lies. Phone Kouth Hit.
Live Stock Commission Merchants
155-157 Exchange Building. South Omaha, Neb.
A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
BROWN PARK MINERAL SPRING BATHS
A Health Resort at Home For Ladies and Gentlemen.
Take Crosstown Car to 25th and 0 Streets, South Omaha.
GEORGES. CONCANNON, Lessee.
TAUT THE HEO VEflft QI6HT
Dy patronizing a firm that is
OTE1 - BBOS. or Tflg -BB0S.
LIVE STOCK COMMISSION MERCHANTS
Union Stock Yards South Omaha, Nebraska
Offl Phone '"So. 30.
Residence Phone 'So. 5341.
G. H. Brewer
503 XOUTII TWENTY.
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77ie Bee wishes its many South
Omaha readers a Happy New Year
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