Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, December 16, 1915, Page 4, Image 4
4 THE BEE: OMAHA, TIIUKSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1915. FIELD CROPS WORTH ! SIX BILLION DOLLARS - t Department of Agriculture Makes, Iti Final Estimate of Valnet on Year' Output, HUGE EARTH SLIDE BLOCKING PANAMA CANAL A picture taken on November 27, showing: a section of the Panama canal completely closed by a slide of millions of tons of earth. Tha photograph is ths only one of the canal ever taken from the top of the famous Gold hill, from which most of the slide came. INCREASE IS OVER A BILIIOS! WASHINGTON, ear's principal Potatoes 1. Kt potatoes tay Tobacco ........ Cotton' ' .snr beets. 231.71 I.Tft.l2 1H.811 M.HI z,4-S 227.W 424 ji2,4n nn.iao Dec 16. This farm cropi were north f.J7O,465.000 at December 1 furm prices, the tepertment of Agri culture announced today ia Hs final estimate and review of crop produc tion and values. That comparer with ,73,6a7,Q0 last year. 4.fl,m. P00 1ft 1913 and $4,757,451,000 In 1912. nith the wheat crop passing the bll-llon-hushel mark for the flrat time In t)e niton' history, com production i-erc! It a ,oa.00-bishe total for the second time and rerorf crop ef oata. ler.ty. r. a-i-t p.tU.M, hey and r.cu, thri year has been an evtreordtnary one for farming. Trlcea paid farmers for Mimr crops have been higher than In other years tecause of the Buropcan war ana at a result the value of gome of tha cropa ti the largest ever rencrded. Tho value this year of each crop. bsaed on Its farm prloa on December 1. with lsst year's value, tha record value of each crop and tha yaar It waa produced Is announced as follows: On thousands, I. a., not omitted). Crop. . IMS. Wt ne. vet 'orn I1.7IV.IS II.7ii.t7o l.r23.T0 Winter wheat.. 22,1J &3 7,MS Hnrlns; wheat.. .2!0 9,7 All wheat rw.v :. Oats bho.im 4W.4.U Barley 121. 4H9 10J buckwheat .... R4" 11. W Puokwheat .... Y-M . U.J Klaseetd K Rloe JH.21S tl.MS Mi. lot iw.ee 4.0ei tl.T-i SIMM 77B.0 W.Wl 101,411 . K.sno . 90.439 In addition to these crops other farm products, such as minor crops and ani mals and animal products, wilt brine the year's total to about ilO.OOO.OOO.OO). Yield Pee A ere 4 -Other details of the report show: Corn Production, t9M.Mo.000 bushels, against l.ft72,O4.O0O last year. Acre yield. 3 bushels, ai;alnit 2ft. I laat year. Decem ber 1 farm price, 67.1 cents per bushel, SRelnet 4.4 cents last year. Winter Wheat Production. 3,04&,000 bushels, against W4.900.QOO laat year. Acre yield, l 1 bushels, against 1 last year. Price, 95 cents, against M. last yaar. Pprlng Wheat Production, tM.400,000 bushels, against IO6.0J7.O00 last year. Acre yield. U. I bushels, against U.l last year. Price. M.t cents, against M.I last yaar. All Wheat Production, 1,011.608,000 bush els, against 891.017,000 Isst year. Acre yield, l.a bushels, against M.I last year. Price, M cents, against N.a last year. - Oata Prod ucUon. 140, SRI, 000 bushels, against 1.141,000,000 last year. Acre yield, 17 bushels, against 9.7 last year. Price, M l cents, against 41.1 last year. parley Production, 137,009,000 buihels, asalnst 194.9M.000 last year. Acre yield. 81 bushels, against tt.i last year. Price, 11.7 cents, against U.l last year. . v llya Production, 4,110,000 bushels, awinet 4J.7T9.000 last year. Acre yield. 17.1 bushels, against U.l laat year. Price, U. cents, against M.I last year: Buckwheat-Production, 1VTM.OO0 bush el, against 19.SS1.00Q last year. Acre yield, 19.1 bushels, against 31.1 last year. Price, Tft.7 cents, against 71.4 last year. Flaxseed-ProducUon, ia.M6.om bush, els, against 15.tSI.000 last year. Acre yield, 10.1 bushels, against (.1 last year. Irice. 1174, against SIM last year. Rice-Production. 2S, 97,000 bushels, I against is.sw.goo Inst year. Acre yield, H.1 bushels, against 14.1 last year. Price, 901 cents, against 92 4 lsst year. I'outora-Productlon, M.IQJ.OOO bushels, against 406.K1.000 last year. Acre yield, 95 J bushels, against 10.l last year. Price 11 1 cents, against 48.1 lsst year. Sweet Potatoes-Production. 14,306,000 bushels, against MJ74.O0O last year. Acre yield, .108.1 bushels, against M.I last year. Price, a cents, against 710 last year. Hay-Production, JS.2S.0CX) tons, against 70.071.000 last rear. Acre yield. l.S tons, against 1.41 last year. Price, 110.70, against 111.11 last year.' . Tobacco Production, l.eao.&ft.OOO pounds, asalnst 1.094.679,000 last year. Acre yield. 7TI.1 pounds, against M6.7 pound last year. Price, 9.1 cents against II last, year. ". .. , , Cotton Production. 11,11,000 bales of toe pounds gross, excluding tlnters, against 14.1S5.000 last year. Acre yield. 172.1 pounds, against 109.1 last year. Price, U.l cents a -pound, against 6.1 last year. ' Sugar Beets Production, 144X0(4 tons, against C4&1.000 last yaar. Acre yield, 10 4 tone, against 10.4 last year. Price, $3.64, against 94.M laat year. it y y $ fit y nt:-. m mj m-sr 1 t J W.av-4MU 1 1s eW i imkM 4C&m&i.-t&-Vt. JMUe erV- 1 YOTES TO CONTINUE EMERGENCY TAXES Houe Wayi and Meati Committee Uakei Farorable Report on Bill to Continue "War" Taxei. UftTJOB TAX LESS PRODUCTIVE WASHINGTON. Dec. 16. Treasury estimates that receipts In 191$ will fail by $81,625,500 to meet dis bursements. Including a $10,000,000 postal deficit, are cited by the bouse waya and means majority report on the emergency revenue law extension filed today as evidence of necessity for additional taxation. It Is estimated that extension of the law till teoember II, 1, would provide M.MP.000 a month. Revenue from dUUlled spirits, fer mented liquors and tobacco decreased ICOOO.OOO in the last fiscal year, tha re port says. Treasury estimat e of ordi nary Internal revenue receipts for the f lac el year ending June 20, are $771,- 000,000 compared with J3W.2Si.7W) last year, "thaa Indenting a further anticipated rrvrntie refloctltn from this eource of more ttum 111.000,003. The V'1 t .Tiv mm rrewrtrV! bc to tS ho,! farcirMy wtth a iew fr ooesrtd rrtion tomorrow. Party I r 1-avt Tvonealcd all mrtnVerg to be present to morrow ia antic! palloa of a lively party riattiC Majority seade.r KItrhIa dectarca. however, that Its enactment by the end of this week la certain. England Grants Safe Conduct to German Attaches WASHINGTON, Dec 15. Safe conduct for Captain lky-d and Captain Voa rapen. recailod German naval and mili tary attache, will bo forthcoming soon from the aJllea, It waa learned today. The recalled emlsearlos will not be required to give awmrancea that they will not par ticipate In the war upon reaching Ger many, It Is said. NEW TORK, Dec 16. Captains Boy-ed and Von Pa pen will leave New Tork, barring a change In their plans, on Tues day next on tha Holland-American liner Noordam. This waa learned authorita tively today. A Eig Toy Department At tho Central Furniture Store More spec Is being devoted to the ex clusive display of toys, dolls and games than sny previous season. The children will be delighted when they visit tha Ontrsl's big toyland. They will be de lighted with the Immense display of beautiful dolls, character dolls, dolls with kid bodies snd dressed dolls, automobiles, express wagons, toy pianos, toy trunks, doll ro-csrts. doll dishes, and doll furni ture, blocks, games, iron an. mechanical toys, etc., and all at a prloe which will mcen an absolute saving to yon of from 14 to 64 per cent, made so on acoount of an Inexpensive building and location and a small operating expense. ELL-AIMS Absolutely Removes Indigestion. One package proves it 25c at all druggists. CAHAU CLOSeO BY SUOC T GOLD MtLU. LABOR LEADER IS IN YOLYED IN PLOT High Official of International Union to Be Implicated in Rintelen Conipiraoy. SUBPOENA ISSUED FOR O0MPERS NEW YORK, Dec. 16. It wai learned authoritatively today that a high official of one of the largest International unloni In America la seriously Involved in the investiga tion United States Attorney Marshal is making into the Ftani Von Rln telln conspiracy to foment etrik.es in munitions factories. This man la of German descent, lie waa prominent In the prolonged strike In Bridgeport. (Conn.) factories last spring, and also took a leading part in the strike of 1X000 workers last summer at tha Oeneral Electrlo company's plant at Bchnectady, N. T. Tha Investigation Into tha strlka con spiracy hag been halted for soma day pending word as to when fitamuel Qom pars could appear before the grand Jury. Mr. Marshall learned today that Mr. Qompera had arrived la Washington and sent word te the capital to have the labor leader subpoenaed.. " . Republicans Are Reserving Rooms in Chicago Hotels CHICAGO, Dec U.-Th selection of Chicago as the republican national con vention city waa followed today by a flood of Inquiries for hotel reservations. The convention will be held June T. Headquarters have been engaged by Senator Burton of Ohio, Senator Smith of Michigan, Senator Weeks of Massachu setts and Charles W. ralrbanka of In dianapolis, former vloe president. Kenry D. Estabrook of New Tork also has en gaged several rooms. Most ef the far western states and eight eastern and middle western states have made tentative reservations. GRAIN AND LIVE STOCK MEN MEET (Continued from Page One.) today soma of these fellows are hiding tha county graders behind their barne because they are afraid someone will come and take thom away before they get a chance to use them In the spring," Lookta rrelght Hates. Speaking of freight rates and the pos sibilities of co-operative concerns In get ting reasonable rates, ho said! "Pranos has shown ua that It costs only 7 oents per ton a mile to move Its produce, and hers while we have bean asloop on the lob, wa have always been taught It Is costing 21 cents. These are things that we are looking Into." In the evening the Omaha Orain Ex change entertained the co-operative dele gates at a big a banquet at ths Hotel Bom. Charles El Bckerle of Chloago, field man for the American Co-operative Jour nal, the official organ of the national association, who was on ths ground early, had some things to say In an interview In regard to co-operative grain and live stock associations. He pointed out that In this great co operative movement good men are needed, whether In state, country, preolnct, r township. He pointed out that tha local companlee need . good men to promote the local organisations, and that above alt things loyalty among the' membership Is requisite. :, . . Need of PSdnnatlon. Mr. Eckerle called attention to the ne cessity for a constant campaign of edu cation as to what tha orgsnlxatlon is doing and what it stands for. This cam paign can be carried on he said through the local organisations, through the In dividual members, and through ths of. flclal Journal. Closer sssorlation and perfect harmony In ths organisations he also advocated. v Names Three Keaeatlale. The three real essenttals to an effective organisation of this kind, he said are first, limited ownership; second, equality of voting power; and third, pro rating of profits. ' There are still many local organisations that era not organised strictly along these co-operative lines. Some of them are still organised with the voting strength lying with the men that have ths most stock Instead 04 allowing one vote to each stockholder and no mora, no matter what amount ha holda This Is a feature, par. tlcularly, that Mr. Bckerle would ellml- nate. Germans Planning a Big Expedition Against Egypt LONDON, Dee. IS. The announcement that Dutch East Indies liners and mall boats will abandon for tha present their usual course through the Sues canal and will follow tha Cape route. In conjunction with the Cologne Oaaette'e report of British trench digging and general de fensive proportions on both sides of the can el Is taken by tha Rotterdam cor respondent of the Dlly News as confirma tion of tha rapidly maturing Oerman de signs Egypt Tha Dutch steamanlp companies ex plain tha change of route by tha In creasing uncertainty of obtaining the necessary amount of coal at tha ap pointed stations, but as tha change of route will prolong tha veyage for twelve or fourteen days .the Dally News cor respondent asserts that tha change could not have been dictated by any but the most serious . reasons. From various other, sources come hints of tho rapid completion of Oerman plana for a pro-' Jeeted attack on Egypt. French War Bill is; ;. About Five Billions PARIS. Dee. 11 The appropriations committee of tha Chamber of Deputies reporting today oa tha requirements ot the government for tha first quarter of lilt, summarises the cost ot the war thus: "The total expenses of the government from August 1, 1914, to December 11, 1916, were 11,024,000.000 francs, of , which the purely military expenditures were 24,647, (00,000 francs. While the average ex penses of the government during the first five months of the war were 1,780, 000,000 francs, the estimates for the first quarter of the new year average 1,606,000, 000 franca monthly. Tha committee reported that It had re jected the request of the minister ot ; finance that the income tax or July, 1914, should be applied to January 1. 117. FARMERS' EQUITY UNION IN SESSION (Continued from Page One.) on their investment. Nu, we are uot or sanlsed to pay big dividends, but In the year lslt we saved the union members 11.000,000 that would otherwise have gone to unnecessary middlemen. "To pay big dividends one must have a system of forcing down the price of produce you buy, and forcing up the prices of wht you sell. We are not or ganised fr this purpose. Wa are or ganised to co-operate." T'na president expressed the belief that 7.Cu0 new members could be added to the membership throughout the t'nlted 8tates In lha ooralng year. Talks ml t'reaertea. During the afternoon P. Ia Betts of Aberdeen, S D.. read a paper on "Equity t'tilon Centralised Creameries." He as serted that "It takes money to get them started. Then. too. It takes men with push ud energy and enthualMra behind such a creamery, for I never saw any thing run itself unless It was running down. hlll.H Mr. Hutta gave some ef tha salient point necessary In the organlaatlon and nuiiitwieuce of creamerita. and reviewed some ot the results the best of them have achieved. 1'redldunt Drayton told the membera ef the convention there would be lots of work to do. and little time for eatertain i!nt. "You'll aot bsve time to go to tha pic ture shows." he said, "not while this convention last a" , omwu couple married 1M VAUKEGAN, ILUCNOIS WAUKEOAN. Ill, Dee, U.-of.pelel T4nrrra. Kred Mitchell and Mlas Lena Ka.lUi, both of Omaha, were married here t&day. Experts Who Know The leading Hotel Stewards and Chefs of the World use and recommend. Nuts FOOD i.Hi1! 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