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THE BEE: fttfAHA. TUESDAY. MAY 11, 1915.
WILD RUMORS SEND
WHEAT PRICE DOWN
Pmumably to Wrtck Market Re
ports of Assaitinttioa of Preii
dent Are Circulated.
ALSO SAY ITALY DECLARES WAR
President Wilson not aaaaM- J
Not only do reports of great dam
age to growing crop by Hessian
flies and chinch bugs reach tho
Omaha Oraln exchange, but reporH
that would hak the nation from
cantor to circumference filtered In
onto tfco floor during the morn Id 3
jteo.lon. These reports, it ia said,
are from New York and Chicago and
are sent out over the wires by irrj
fponclble parties for the purpose of
Influencing the market.
Yf-alcldsr during the rlon of the
-jfhanae. In cam a wire rejiort, auld to
have betn filed in New York, conveying
thf Information 'hat President Wilson
hd been tfnamlnntPil. I.ter. however,
it was denied. While It waa presumed
that it would break, or bull the market,
it wis discredited and hid no effect on
Shortly afterward tame a report that
Italy had cast its lot with the allies and
UiM a proclamation declaring wnr had
liecn issued by the king. No denial of
I hi was recelvnd. and it Is presumed
that the story hulped to break the wheat
market, which was weak from the open
ing Wheat Dawa h'nmr 4 eait a.
Wllh continutHl reports of cancellations
of nailing dates of freighters, the Omaha
araln market, like that of Chicago, ex
perienced another M (lump, wheat coins;
4 rents below lat Saturday's prices, the
rang hetno; from. 11.42 to f 1.43 per
bushel. Dnrin the session report came
from, Know A Co. of Chlraxo aaylnfc- that
the Hessian fly had made Its appearance
In the wheat fields of Kansas and Mis
souri. It was asserted that the Snow report
was for the purpose of toppln the de
cline and helplnic somebody to cover.
Traders psld little attention to the re
port and as load aftrr load of wheat went
onto the market It kept hitting the to
bonsan. The receipts for th day were
rort.walx carloads. -
Corn waa In sympathy with wheat, yet
the decline waa not so marked. Its drop
being H cent to cant per bushel, the
prices beinic t to tents per bushel,
with firty-eUtht rars on sale.
0t were fairly strong- and In aood
demand. Their loss waa only H cent per
bushel, price ranging- bet w ten 60 and V
u-nta per bushel.
Storka Are Lot.
With the rcwptlon of corn, all grain
stock in local elevators are far below
wont they were on the correspond Ina date
of one year ago. The following snows the
grain In storage now and then:
Last Year. ThlaYear.
Wheat 461.010 1l.f
I'orn f.14,00 l.lir1
Ka !2. 20'onn
barley 44,00 i'.OuO
As compared with the corresponding
'date of one week ago, there are lXft.OOO
liuhhels leas grain in s tor air in local ele
vators. The shrink la as follow: Wheat,
IT.CCO; corn. 85,000; oata. 111,000 bushel.
SMART DOG OBJECTS TO THE
WCRK OF THE DOG CATCHER
Mis Bell rtysji. assistant auperlntead
ent of publlo schools, maintain she has
one ot th smartest fox terrier dogs la
On aha. This canine respoada te th
mi m of Kport.
Sport recently was adorse4 with a
dog tag. which entitles th wearer to
roam without fear of the dog catcher.
i-'i oit seem to understand tlte valu of
Yesterday th dog catcher was In the
Ityan neighborhood and pounced upon a
small whit dog at uncertain pedigree.
Kport watched the movements of the man
who pick up tagless dogs, and when tha
tity canine catcher started after th
hlt dog, Sport started after the dog
a aa with ' considerable earnestness of
purpose. ' Sport objection, however.
were overruled and the poor little whit
dog w taken to the city pound.
GRAIN CASE TO CONTINUE
, AFTER DAY'S ARGUING
' Failure of the Swundera-Weatrand
lany to establish a claim of S4X.0US in.t
the estate of the lat Sherman baundere
and William C. bunderland in probata
court will not bar It from recovering tha
amount (rout Lamson Droa. at Co. If a
Jury should decide that tha latter are
responsible for it. District Judge Eatelia
ueciiiea on me point by attorneys. Con
sequently trial of the suit will continue.
The defense sought to brlnar tha -
to a steedy close by alleging that it had
leen settled by proceeding In probata
court. Taking evidence will begin lin
ROCX ISLAND ROAD WILL
ADJUST ALL ITS CLAIMS
J. II. Gorman, chief trafflo officer of
the Hock. Island, under th receivers,
Mudife and Dickinson, la sending out
notirrs to all patrons of tha rBad
aurlng them that there will be a prompt
adjuatmeut of alt claims for overcharge.
lois or damage incurred during or brfnra
tha receivership. In his circular l.itxr
Mr. Oorman intimate that it I probable
tt-at the receivership will be of short
Olrla tm Baa Health.
Hundred of girt go to work day after
day, afflicted with soma ailment peculiar
to their sex, dragging one foot wearily
arter tha other, working always with
one eye oa th rlock and wishing for
iloaiog tiino to come. Kvery ucb girl
rhould rely oa Lydia K. Itnkhsm s Vg
table Compound to restore her to a nor
(ji healthy tonditlon, then work will
be a pleasure. For forty years this fam
ou root and herb medu-ln ha been, pra
tinuiently suoeeasful la controlling the
tiixtMt ot women. Why don't you try
It 7 Adv.
NEW CLUB HOUSE FOR THE
RAILROADERS IS RE-OPENED
Tr.e formal opening of tha aew club
reuse at Fort MeConnoll, on the shore
of Lake iloulie'ian, "Saturday afternoon,
i teiorteij to Lava Wtca a miwt enjoyable
'.-..ir. ht.nus twenty-five railroad iin
Dorr. Oniaua Were preaent, going to VaU
! in a prl.ate car and from th.-r to
TOD SLOAN, once pre
mier jockey of the world,
now is a Red Cross chauf
feur with the French army.
He was manager of a cafe
in Paris when war started.
"I was too light for heavy
work and too heavy for
light work, so they made
me a chauffeur, and ome
times I'm a cook," says
r i s -
' I f. .
M&k . ,
A-f " I
the club, three miles away , In auto
mobile. Most of the member of th
party returned Monday morning.
A startling phase of the tremendous struggle in Europe is presented through
the charges and countercharges of the use of poisonous gas-fumes! as -agents of
destruction, in defiance of all the existing laws of warfare.
In THE LITERARY DIGEST for May 8th all the facts of this newest
development are given comprehensive and impartial treatment. The reader will
learn from it the gist of American public opinion of all shades as exprest
through the newspaper press. , '
In this particularly interesting issue of THE DIGEST, there are many
other features that will appeal to the thoughtful American reading public.
Among them are:
RELEASE FROM DRUG SLAVERY: An illustrated and
comprehensive description of what medical science is doing in
. America to help drug victims
UP READING FOR DETECTIVES.
HEREDITY AND HEIGHT: - What makes a tall man tall, and
a short man short.
TROUBLES THAT BESET A CITY'S MANAGER: RUni4
a town on purely business principles is not always popular.
THE BEWILDERED BALKANS.
WAR GRAFT IN CANADA. '
FREEZING GERMANS OUT OF RUSSIA: a ,n,i,ion
from Russian newspapers of a curious phase of the war.
OPERA'S TRIUMPH OVER THE WAR.
' FRANCE BANISHING ABSINTHE
And with all these interesting features, including striking photographs
and cartoons, there is a review of the more important happenings in Science
Invention, Literature, Art, Religion, Politics, Education, Industry, Sport. Drama.
Don't Miss This Number MAY 8th 10 Cents
Buy It from Your News-Dealer To-day
lie IfaQQiy iSfet
FUNK A WAGNALL$ COMPANY (Publisher of
Burlington'! Crop Report or Last!
Week Shows an Abundance of
Moisture Pastures Fine.
CORN IS ABOUT HALF PLANTED;
, . ,
The Hurllngton. crop report ror
the week ending Saturday shows that
with Ihe exception of a narrow strip
of country along the Missouri river,
there was an abundance of precipita
tion all over Nebraska during ttm
period covered. Through the south
ern and western portions of the state
the rain was heavy, ranging from oiieT
to two Inches.
lai Perfect C ondlttnna.
The winter wheat crop Is reported In
perfect condition and growing rapidly,
with no signs of peats or unfavorable
situations. The compnrixon of conditions
exlating at the corresponding date during
former years puts Ihe present condition
Division I'er Tent. Division. Per Cent.
M.-Cook !ir Omaha 1"2
Wymore 1H Lincoln 102
These four division Include practically
all the winter wheat growing area of the
state. However, there Is a smsll acreage
ron In th Alliance and Sheridan divi
sions, where tiie cnmlltloria are reported
at US and IX per cent.
Half of I wa I'laated.
Notwithstanding the cold weather of
last week, corn planting proRreaaed rap
Idly and It is estimated that at this tlmo
nearly 50 per eeut of the crop Is In the
ground. The ground is In good condition
and by tlio end of the preaent week
planting of the crop will be finished.
Light f'osts were reported In numerous
places In the state lust week, but no
where were they severe enough to Injure
either crops or fruit. The report, how
ever, Indlcatea that through portions of
Colorado and Wyoming where fruit la
raised, the crop Is badly injured,
t'asture are In prime condition, and
there ar Instances where the first cut
ting of alfalfa Is under way.
About Ihe usual acreage of potatoes la
being planted, with an lncrei.se of about
l.'i.O") acres of sugar beets over last year
In th trade territory tributary to Omaha.
SENATOR HITCHCOCK TO
TALK AT ELKS' FLAG DAY
Senator Gilbert M. Hitchcock Is to de
liver the a.ldrcss to the folks for the
Elks" Flag Djr celebration June 13. The
place has not yet been ileclded upon, but
the celebration Is to bo held in some open
air place, prol sbly in one of th park.
Pi ID nnU ff FT
, Ulne, iSarae4iid.
Omaha Friends Anxious as to
Whereabouts of F. S. Howell
Where la Frank . Howell, CM led
Hate at form y in and for the division
That Is the question whl h Is l-eln
saked at the federal building.
Two months ago Mr. Howell acquired
a nfoe. Jtlg, liiKh-pocrel automobile.
Two weeks airo Mr. Howell departed
;,n ,n blIM Wgy fm.
(government hualnr railed him.
The next day came a dispatch from
CedMr Rapids, In the state of Iowa, stat
ing thv Mr. Howell's automobile had
turned upside down In the road, but that
the eminent attorney had escaped un
scathed. While friends here were awaiting the
' " . . , , " w"
cam; liiast, lb IIHU WCn III! UTTfl I IB ML fl'jlJ
up and the undismayed Mr. Howell was
Heavy Snow Makes
Dent in the Street
Commissioner Drexel of the depart
ment of street cleaning and maintenance
saya he has a flnanrtnl problem to meet
In the street cleaning fund.
At the first of the year the atreet
cleaning fund was frxed at ttW.2sn, and
on April 1 there was an unexpended bal
ance of ftKi.m. On the first of this
month the balance wss about M.OiiO,
which must be apportioned over the re
maining eight months of the year. Thi
will allow about $125 per working day
for the balance of the year for atreet
cleaning purposes, unless the council can
find some legal way In which to reim
burse thia fund.
Extraordinary snow conditions here this
year ia the chief reason for this unusual
depletion of the fund during the first
Couched for Three Iran.
A grateful sufferer write. "Your
medicine. Dr. King Discovery, cured
my cough of three years standing." All
druggists. 50c. Advertisement.
MENORAH SOCIETY TO GIVE
PROGRAM AT OMAHA UNI
The Menorah society will give a lecture
and musical program Tuesday evening
at S o'clock at the University of Omaha
gymnasium. Twenty-fourth and Pratt
street. The siwakers will lie Rabbi
Samuel Cohen of K annas City and Prof.
D. E. Jenkins, president of the Univer
sity of Omaha. Several musical num
bers will be given.
the'Famou. NEW Standard Dictionary), NEW YORK
proceeding In It Chkagoward with a irrim
snd joyous smile on his fsce that seemed
to say, "Thi I the life."
Hlnce then no word hss coma to "Dave"
Dickinson, his secretary, in the federal
It Is suggested that Mr. Howell, carried
wy by the thrill of turning turtle In
liis nischlne. hss accepted an offer from
a circus or some big summer ajnusement
enterprise in Chicago. His friends are
even Imagining the big. red. black and
"The Dip of Death.
"Daring, Death-Defying. Dreadful,
"Benor Howelll positively loops the
loop three separate and distinct time at
ach and every performance.
"Bee the Demon Motorist '
Cancels Date to
Sail On Lusitania
Miss C. M. Disco ot Florence Is con
gratulating herself tbat she did not sail
for England on the Lusitania, as she had
Late in April Miss Disco called on
Royal D. Miller, one of the local agents
for the Cunard line of boats, and booked
passage on the Lusitania, leaving a
deposit of V, saying that she would pay
the balance when nhe called for her
ticket, which, ahe said, would be a couple
of daya later. The following day Miss
Disco telephoned Mr. Miller that affairs
at her home had shaped themselve In
uch a manner that she would have to
cancel her booking and go abroad at
some lator date.
DIVE KEEPER IS FINED .
AND IS THEN ARRESTED
What the police record a a "boot
legging and easy virtue Joint" at 706
South Thirteenth atreet was visited by
officer on complaint of A. Jensen of
Forty-fifth and Parker streets, who al
leged he had been forcibly separated from
6 under tho guise of charges for beer he
got there. But when the arrested parties
were tried In police court Jensen wa
fned $10 and costs a an Inmate of a dis
orderly house, along with Mra. Alma
Schuelt, the keeper, and Mabel Andrews,
another Inmate. Edward Pmlth and C.
T. Lee, charged with taking Jensen's
money, were discharged when the latter
admitted he might have been mistaken
about losing any money. All but Jensen
were then rearrested on charges of vag
rancy and suspicious character.
May Sales Here Offer
IH (IH AND
TOO, U IIX
On Sale in Domestic Room
30,000 yards Curtain Fabrics, Art Scrim, Casement Cloth,
Ktamine, lrawn Work, Stripe, and Voile. Full pieces in
Novel Colored, Allov?r and Stria." Fancies; also Plain
White. Cream and Ecru; this entire collection, 15c to
20c fabric., now on ssile at, yard 15 and 10
100 dozen Turkish Bath and Muck Towels, good generous
size towels, made for service, eacli f . . . .10
Tuesday, Bargain Day
rw i i
ffi in Lloak uept.
175 Handsome New Tailored Suits Mai to sell r
at $23.00 and '$29.75, choice . .... ... ; .$15
Clever new designs iu poplftis, gabardines, serges, check
suitings, all wanted colors and in all sizes, extraordinary
bargains Tuesday. . . ;
TUESDAY MORNING SPECIALS
Made to sell at $1
and $1.23, all sizes,
Regular -30 val
ues, on sale Tues
day at .... ..29
3 Rousing Silk Specials Tuesday
100 Pieces of lNew Tub Silks All silk broad assortment
of the most beautiful weaves and colorings, including
two and three-tone stripe
Vwo choice lots Tuesday .
Black Chiffon Taffetas :u
inches wide; a splendid
soft, lustrous silk, very
special value, Tuesday, at,
UA9 BIO BPZCIAX. OBOOSKT, nVXT, YBOETABIB IUI for TUESDAY
14 lb, best granulated Cana Sugar tl
48-lb. sacks best high grade Diamond
H Flour; nothlna; finer for bread,
pie or cakes, sack $1.89
MaJce your ova bread it paya
one sack of flour "Will make from 86
to 70 one-pound loaves of bread.
It bars Beat-'Em-AU or Diamond C.
10 bars Lenox, Laundry Queen or
White Russian Hoap.. .950
10 lbs. pure Buckwheat Flour. . . S5o
4 lbs. fancy Japan Rice .86a
I lb, best whit or yellow Corn
The best domestic Macaroni. Vermi
celli or 8pKhettt. pkg; . . . . TV
4 Iba. best iiand picked Navy Bean
Tall cana Alaska Salmon 106
t can Oil or Mustard Bardlnea.860
4 cana fancy sweet Suajar Corn. Wax.
String, Green or Lima, Beans.. 96o
4 cana Pet or Carnation Milk... 88a
K. C. Corn Vlakea, pkT 5o
Grape Nuts, pkjr lOo
7 lba. best Bulk Laundry Starch. 85o
Large bottlea Worcester Pauie. Pure
Tomato Catsup, Plcklea. aaaortml
kinds, or Muntard. bottle 8lie
I.araa cana solid packed Tomatoes
fm IUI BaV- B VhailU W I BUu 6 PIT
1... i.iiDnV'f I fill' I li-iili
A Competent Cook
Domestic happiness btarta in the kitchen.
Everybody is happy when there is a good
cook in charge.
And when it comes to enter
taining, a first-class cook is in
The Omaha Bee will get one
for yon. The Bee reaches
the better class of domestics.
Send in yonr advertisement, or
TmUphonm Tyltr 1000
THE OMAHA BEE
"ZTjtUy AW Want Aaft "
Pretty Silk Dresses $10.00 to $12 dr )n
values, at pDmUU
A splendid assortment of nobby new styles
in plain and fancy silks and satins, all col
ors, all sizes, for women and misses great
bargain at ........ . . . : . . . . . $5.00
New Check Silk Skirts $6.00 and Q
$7.00 values, at ...... . . . yJa0
In the season's newest styles. Big .shipment
$1.25 and $1.50 Ki
monos In pretty
crepes, in all colors
on sale .... 69
36 and 46-in. Silk Poplins
75 pieces, including all the
new spring shades, two
at .... ..68 and 88
T5,Jt cramrr bnttar. oanoa or
bulk. lb. 3oo
The -beat atrlctly fresh No. 1 eB,.
Fancy No. 1 country creamery but
ter, lb 880
Fancy No. 1 dairy tabla butter, per
Good dairy butter, lb 83o
1KB TEOBTABM KiBXET FOB
THB PEOrx.fi. A. savin of BO vr
cant to 100 jr nt by tradlna at
bunches fresh home jrrown onions
S buncha fresh home Krown rad-
Ishea for ...... 54
The bet cookln; potatoes, peck 17Ho
2 hedn fresh leaf lettuce for ...60
2 btinchea fresh home (crown parsnips
1 bunched fresh home irrown aapara-
Rus for ....10o
4 bunchra fresh home Brown pie
plant for ' Be
FVncy a-reen or wax beana. lb. . ,le
Otra rrBT cutoiD 07 pros.
APPXES TOM. THIS 8SASOJT
This In Extra Fancy Fruit nolhlna;
finer for canning; Monday
F.ach 70. 100, laHo, ISo
Per dox. .. .. .8S0, 11.10. $1.40, $1.70
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