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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 17, 1915)
THE HEK: UMAHA. FK1DAY. DhChMHEH 17, Wild.
iu:u estateinvestments real estate ixvestmkxts
ESTABLISHED HOTEL BUSINESS
J-Story and basement good brick building, C0xl;!2 ft. In size, with 6 re
tail store rooms and 8!-rooiu holel and hotel furniture and equip
ment and good will in well-established and profitable hotel business;
also 95-year lease on lot 66x132 ft. at low rental, without reappralse
ment. Location northwest corner 15th and Howard Sts., Omaha, in
same block with City National Bank Building and Orpheum Theater.
Retail stores nlone will pav leasehold rental, taxes and Insurance.
BUILDING, HOTEL FURNITURE AND BUSINESS AND LEASE
ALL FOR $30,000.
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GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET
Whf f w'
ceipU, and Price i Are Quoted
a Cent Higher.
CORN RECEIPTS INCREASING
OMAHA, December 13. Id 5.
Wtief was strong today, the rolpt
wr very irood and thla ccral aa
qiiotrd lc Mghrr.
Tha receipt of corn are tncreiialn- dally
nd a hvy run la pr(ii-tM ttora
tha end of tn year. Tha bttrr itrad
ot com wera hM for hlahfr rrlcia and
only a few aalea of No. t and No. wera
mai'a. whlla tha rrt aold a higher.
Oata were alo ood acllera, aelllng u
thnnted to lc higher.
Rya u unchana-ed.
Harley vm alao unchanged.
Clearances of whrnt ami flour wet
equal to 8002,000 bii"hela; oorn, 1M.C00
Dushals oata tS.OV buahela.
At Kivarpool wheat closed unrhanced
to Ud lower: corn. 4d higher.
Primary wheat rece'pta were i.Ni'VXV
buahela and ahlnmenta 1 !Xt3.0K htiahela
against rerclpla of l MJ.OnO litishels and
anipmema of sy.WiO buhels lnat vear.
Primary corn receipts were 749.000
busliels and shlpnnni- 4T9.'0 tmsliels.
agalnat receipt of Sf7t,Csl0 bushels and
shipments of 127 oon bushels et year.
Prlmarr oata rerelnla were MVi.flOO bush
els and shipment 7iB.O0 bushels, aa.i nst
receit-is or yvono buahela and snipnicnts
of 74K.00,) bushels la venr.
Wheat. Corn. Oats.
OAT-No t white, imsiy: No.
hilled Tu ,oii,-.
HfTTKK Creamery. V; firsts. Sic!
aeconrls. Jc; packing. lc.
f:un Firsts. Hf, seconds, 80e.
Pot LTRV Heiia, 10'Hiilc. turkeys. Ko
for the same days laat year by 17,ctX)
mi i it i mm crnnv mnirT than
i hhm iiiwr, i r mHt.l h.i
.nif .Minn aIMfi ,l """"
m il m sood demand, and best of tha of
ferings were cleaned P In short order St
gord, steady prices. Several bunches sold
Minneapolis Grata Market.
M!NNF.APOUf 1h 1 -IVII V AT-le-cemher,
II IN; Msv. l ISMil r.'S; No. I
hnrd 1f.N; No. 1 northern, f 1 t.'Wl.UV
No. ! northern. II.W,jjl.loi.
HR.tN-'l J;ti 1S.7S.
CORN No. X yellow, TSflTtc.
OATS-No. 3 white. JSV'.
8KEI-Klsx. $3.01 S.
at. Lnala Grain Market.
PT. U)fl". Pee. 11-WHF.AT-No. i
red. 11.20; n0. ! hard, nominal; lecmber.
II Msy, tl ltt
CORN No. i, (Wv: No- hlte.
6Hc: December. Slay. TmTlVi-
( OATS-No. J, 41Vc; No. 1 white, nominal.
Liverpool Grain Market.
LIVBnpOOU Pec. W.-WHEAT-H pot.
No. 1 Manitoba. 12 3Vi; No a lis M:
No. 1, lis lOSd. No. 2 hard winter, new.
CORN Spot American mixed, new, rs Id.
OMAHA BK.VM.v MARKET.
POUl.TRT-Allve: Turteys. any aise
ver T lbs., 17c; brollars. 16ai7c; aprlnga,
lie; ducks. 10o; geese. 10c; hens, llc
yoon irtune hen a. each, 86c; roosters. Sc.
(1TSTKKM ChasBPeake. atandartta. une
gallon, fl.lt: standards, selecta, tl.M;
northern, sinnuarcs, i.i; selects, 11.71;
Cattle Receipts Heary and Trade it
Slow at Lower Pricei Sheep
HOGS SHOW NO GREAT CHANGE
OMAHA. Pecemher 1. WIS.
OffMsl Monday ...
E stimate Thursday
Cai.e. Hogs Sheep.
Four daye' totals w or:. r,7 4S ijo
Pame daya last week. 473 .M4 M.4S4
Snme t weeka ago M SI Tss b.M
Same S weeka ago 21 ( 13.WS J.ros
SHhie 4 weeka ago ?7.7V1 M.K St. 470
Same daya laat year...S.l4 87,4." ZU
The following table shows the average
or cattle, hoge and sheep at the -mahe
live stock market for ttie year to flete, aa
compared with last year:
lif 11 Tnc.
cattle i.iw.Kia son jss ra.sTi
Hogs 14R Srtit 1.14M27 M.I
hee. I,18.4:1 ,04t.IW7 142.614
The following Uble snows the recelpti
prl.es ef hoas at the Omaha live eteck
market for tbe laat few aaya, wltn com-Pirwni
rMte. litis. ;iau.aMV1iiait.:iVMifi. t
fJi at4, H! . U I "TT IS. I g ; 4i Colot
Po. I.. I i MSii Kl) T 4.i' 1 7 Oil t U! 04 . 1HH fed I
Ic. 4.. 4 I 7 111 7 (xm I Ml ll 071 1 74
as high sa in. 00, while others touched i
fliH.Mi. In-between Kinna round snotner
sticky market, however, and little was
done on the less desirable kinds during
the early part of the forenoon.
In the end the commoner kinds aold at
Triers that were steady yesterdav,
or Verv cloae to It, although trade on
these grades proved dreggy enough.
There was a nattering of salea of this
sett of lambs down to .H. Another
shipment of the clipped lamb took a
fieeh t'V decline today, selling at 17 ft,
as against vu yesterday. I'p to a late
hour there were atlll a few lambs In first
rends, but packera seemed to be In new!
of evervthlng here, and It wae probable
that everything would be cleared bOkore
the day was over.
Quotations on sheep and lambs: ltnbe.
good to i h"li c. a.7.v(Tiai; lambs, fslr to
aood. I MVHs.76: lambs, feeder. 7.s9
An uuuuuai ouporiumty to mane u uusiuess property investment and
purchase a going, profitable business.
For Further Information Call Upon or Address
GEORGE & COMPANY
Phone Douglas 756.
City National Bank Bldg.
FARM A RA.NCH l,AUs F4R SALE
tTPPER WISCONSIN Best dairy and
general crop state in the union; settler.i
Wanted; lands for sale at low prices on
easy terms. Ask for booKU t 34 on W lHcon
tn Central Lend Grant. Excellent lands
for stock raising. If lntereated in fruU
lands aak for booklet on apple orchards.
tddress Land and Industrial Dept., &o
ine Railway. Minneapolis. Minn.
HAVE TOU A FARM FOR PALE?
Write a good description of your land
and send It to the Sioux City (I t.) Jour-
al, "Iowa's Most Powerful Want Ad
itdium." Twenty-five words eveiv Fri
day evening, Saturday morning find every
Saturday evening- an.1 Sunday for one
month, giving sixteen ads on twelve dif
ferent daya for 92; or 60 woids, SI, or 7i
Largest circulation of nny Iowa news
paper) 2j0,0u0 reader daily !r four ureut
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: RKAIi ESTATE LOANS
1100 TO flO.OOD made promptly. K. D.
Weed, wead Bldg.. liin 4c Kainam Sta.
CITY and farm loans, 6, 5Vi. per ceou
i. H. Dumunt 4k Co.. 41tl Statu Bank.
Harney, just west of toth. t M. (Near
Harrison & Morton
99 Year Lease
(ft feet frontage on 24th street near Far
nam to lease on favorable terms. An op
portunity seldom offered.
Glover & Sp.ain
Doug. 2?62. ' l- City National.
100 fect on Farnam St., near TOth, $33,000.
Harrison & Morton
I'lllliUl . . . .
Omai'n. , it
Kutifns t'lty Kl'l
St. l.otila l.N
Thrae sales were reportrd toJ :
Wheat: No. I hard winter: 6 cai., II.0K:
81-5 care. S1.0A. No. 4 hard winter: 1
v. V.tr rnnnl m lift) V'Aritrn I 'ec. C. .
1,0 ! rini. "4 it JSC : large can. Who. Cheaa. Pao. 7..
" peake. small cans. Jtxg-; large cans, 30J I i'o. I..
I FIPH-Halibut. ire; salmon, fresh pink. ! Pec. 10
' 'Se- fi-enh red. 12Ar: catfish. frh lr I Dec 11
irout. fresh. 13o; while fish, frevh. 1;
led snapper, freah, IS-; catfish, frosen,
i ISc; anirlta, frosen. lO-lo. toes, tl.U;
I smoked white flah. 14c; kippered salmon.
car. t!c: f cars. 9c: 11 8- crs. 9,c: I 7-1 inOXc.." r tisuoui. sises to atilt
care. pc: t care, fo; ssmple: 1 cars, sic; IGMc; eatfish. large, for stea. ISc; sal-
1 !- rnre, VJc; 1 car, trc; 1 car. :V; 1 rav, men, falls, oj anlmon. i,rs, 10c: No. 1
7, No. 1 spring: cars. 11.01: 1 car. Mo. trout. 11c; No. 1 wtaleflsli. dressed, 1st;
No. 3 mixed- 1 car. $1 Of., ltve: No. S: j No. 1 whlteflsh. Inrge. lie; j l whlie-
2 cars. fc. No. 4: 1 cr. fir. Parley: i ilsh. Jumbo. ISc: plrkere.. reund W. O..
No. S. I csr. nic; reiectefl: 1 car. lb. 1 c: pickerel, headless, lc; blaok bnss,
Sample: 1 car. f5o. Corn: No. J white, i order aim. e: herring, draaeed. pal
1 car. $c. No. i white, a cars. WWe. No 4 .iroaen. c, oiuenen. eira fancy, lire: re
, . . - - . - m , . LJ. .. ., - 1 . tnunn. r neanleas. nmsiefl :oe
wnua: can, cc. r o. o wnnv; inie, n-
1 car. lc. No. 4 vellow: 3 enra, fiUc, No.
R vellow: 1 car, fi3c. No. tl yellow: 2 cars.
iT2c. No. 2 mixed: 1 car, fWc; 1 car, '(;
1 car. Ka. No. 4 mixed: 4 cara, 04c; 1 car,
Kc No. 6 mixed- ! cars, (tic; t car,
No. mixed: 1 car. (11 He: 1 car, lc: 1
car. 9014c; t cars. S0c. Sample: 1 car
(old), osc: 1 car, 5Hr; 1 car. 5c; 1 car,
B7c; 1 car, ffic; 1 car. Me. Oats: No. 3
white: IS cars, 404c; 1 car, c. No. 4
white: 1 car. 40Vc; 4 cara. 40o. Sample:
1 car. sue,
enappt-r. heauless, dressed .: floun
ders. 10?; scallops, per gsllon. 1S.0O.
kMOKKU FISH -White. jO-lb. beakela.
ier lb.. 14c.
KItl'KRKD Finil-Sslmon. 10-lb. bas
l;eta, per lb.. 17c.
' Kt-TRY Mammonth. per 1., TSe.
BEE?' CUTS-Rlba: No. 1. 184c: No. 1.
lSVtc; No. 2, UHo. Loins: No. 1, 21 We; No.
1. ISc; No 4. Chucks: No. 1, 10c; No.
2, 'ic: No. 2, Ik'. Hounds: No. 1, 44o;
;No. 2, lc; No. S, 13c. Plato: No. 1, M40;
mo. z, so; ixo. a, so,
I eo 1
J I Hi
fair to choice, W.3R8?.l4
yearlings, feeders. I5.7MTS.U; wethers, fair
to choice, $.l.7.rW.r; ewes, good to choice,
U ;Mt.i; ewes, fair to good, U.004J3.7S;
ewea, feedera, $4. 00. 18 00. ,
No. at. Pr.
!K2 Wyoming ewea m 6 M
S1 Wyoming ewea pi I 7
!1 Wyoming ewea 10 t 75
Tift Wyoming feeder lambs tiT 25
ifl Idaho feeder lamba SA I 10
feeder lamba x a 10
oloradn yearlings in S 75
d lamba ? s rs
Hl Wyoming lamha (7 40
7 (Wi 3;
7 m s rl
7 sV 26 T 741
7 nt ) 7 &
7 I'll gl 7 l
CHICAGO LIVE STOCK MARKKT
Cattle Weak Hoas Weak Oheep
I a 711 7 ill 1 Ml 1 Ml 7 2l
7 7 n it T so .
7 681 7 ' Wl Oil T
I 7 77 1 111 V ! 1 1
m n e ' . 1 7 a -I 7 71
7 S.t! 7 M ' 000 head; market weak; native beef
7 KB steers, s..(n il.(i; western steers, M.2Mf
I S.r: rows and heifers. ti.ftyuH Jo: calvea.
7 ft $S.7fir10.2ft.
1 M HtXJ.S-Receipt a, 17,000 head; market
weaa, mostly oc to HP lower D11IK or
Re-elpt and disposition of live stock
at the Union Stock yards, Omaha, Neb.,
for twenty-four hours ending at I
oclock p. m., yesterday;
RECEIPT 3 CA RS.
Cattle. Hogs. Pheep.
Omaha Cash Prices-Wheat: No. I hard, , .Uh u,.rP',or.,!r'--,, .'
t! i- v 1 i,rt it m1 m- Ko 4 : ins., in sepnravo comp., 1,0; oyer lawj
lurfWe- v. .nrtn. 9ol : No. ! ". springs, any sue. nc; ducka.
anrinv MMHtl nt- Vn t M.irnm SHefiHI 01 ! ! P'cked, H
No. 2 durum. H7cftfjl .00: sample. ""jfSc.
Corn: No. 2 white, Mttc: No. 3 white.
rvkStUc: No. 4 white, WSdtc: No. i
whl'e. Klfnc: No. white. eiUiGX&Vic No.
2 yellow, CH7Vic: No. 3 yellow. SOITfiTc:
No. 4 yellow. "Ji6Hc: No. 5 yellow. 29
Mic; No. yellow, 81Vi3Wc; No. 2 mixed.
ITS' mt?XZXi !!.,. . nder of. to
ii-iAT-ti. -vTrvTi-, iu. n llHArti, wi v ICIlU. LtT GOB lQC.
1 1 larti jw z t i rg v. aa .m , A va gt v w( -a
JMIVk-: atandard. 4i)H341c: No. 3 white,
40141s 40Hc: No. 4 white. 40ft44V Barley:
Malting. 6S66c; No. 1 feed. 55ff6Sc. Rye:
No. 2. (WiTtBSOc: No. 2. r74iffSe.
Chicago closing prlcea furnished The
Ree by Logan Brvan, stock and grain
proKera nift south a xteentn, uinann
price, but not wanted, llo;
hens, over 4 Iba. per lb.. IIW: roostera.
V.c. Turkeis. 17c; old Toms, lftc; under
I lbs., ec; less than 5 Iba. sack not
anted, (lease, full feathered and fat,
he; picked, Vi price, but not anted,
tlulneae, each, Mc; youug. 1 to 1H Iba
ach, IV:. Homer squat. 14 os. and over,
t 00; lu to 12 os., 32.00; No. 1. must weUfb
A "For 8l"
furniture into 1
ad will turu second-hand
CITY property. Large loans a specialty.
W. H Thomas, 22S State Rank Uldg.
5 TO 6 for loans on hval claaa city
residences In amounts S2.UU0 up, also
farm loans. Reaaonable comniiss.ous.
PETERS TRUST CO.. lt'2 Kai-nam ft.
OMAHA homes. East Ncbranka farms.
OKF.EFE REAL ESTATE CO.,
1018 Omnha National. Phone LoUKlas2713.
FARM AND CITY lA.A.;f5.
O'DOUGHKRTY & HUGHES.
Keeltne Bldn. Phone 1).
IdOXEY on hand for city and (arm loans.
H. W. Binder, City Nation ai n a nit Bidsr.
6cr CITY LOANS, C. O. Carlberg. 31t
12 Brandeis Theater Uldj.
BE.Ii ESTATE FOK EXCHANGE
EXCHANGE YOUR CITY PROP-
ERTY FOR FARM LAND3
Question Former Cop
Of Omaha Concerning
Fire Plot Statement
LOS ANGELES. Cel., Dec. 11 Efforts
were being- made tonight to substantiate
a statement made by one of the men In
custody in the case of F. B. Hartman.
proprietor of a liquor store; Michael j to 4Ci R'ni provisions 67c to' 5o.
Artie lei Open.l Hlgh-I Iow, Clowe. Yes y.
Viheatl I i i
Ttec. 1 IBS 1 Wi 1 1 13 1 10
May.ll 17V,ff 1 1 1 1S 1 18T 1 17H
Corn I 1W
Dee.. I 70 714 09T4 ' 71 fH
May.73S72 72T 72 73'fc(frV!724r2H
Pec..l42ff4?H 42H 42HB'4242i4
May. 46Vi 4DVlj &&M 46H A46irS4
Jan.. 13 45 13 M 13 48 13 80 IS 45
May. 18 SO 18 77H 18 60 18 70 I IS 40
Lard. j .
Jan.. 9 oa 70 60 W
May. B 5-7Vb 10 02Vt 2H 10 02 H
Rihs. I I
Jan..l 76 W S75 II9 75-TH
' May.l 10 07H 10 35-27 10 07H 10 iZM 10 10 .
B Bid. . t
CHICAGO OHAI2V AND PROVISIONS
Features of tbe Trading; and Ctoalns;
Prices oa Board of Trade.
CHICAGO. Dec. 11 Uneasiness over
chancea that receipts of wheat here (patented cork for long keeping, 34.00 keg;
mignt DO greatly mionerea wivn vy b
spread of railway strike troubles and of
railway embargoes tended today to carry
the wheat market decidedly higher. A
strong- close resulted at lWc to Jo advance
with December, SI. 18. and May, 3118V
Other leading staples, too, all showed
gains-corn. 9l0 to 2Vic: oats, Wv
Star liraiiil Ran Ilavla. 3173 Bar barrel:
Willow Twigs, i.X pur barrel; Wlneaaps,
83. W pat barret, Jonathans, 33.60 per bar
rel. Shield Brand-Black Twigs. 33.50 per
barrel; Black Twigs, commcriclal brand,
3335 psr barrel; Ben Davis, Illinois. $3.71
BUTTER Beat creamery, 32c: seconds,
in cartons or tubs. 2Sc; good dairy, tlq
2c; country, common, 18VW.
CHEESE Imported Swiss, 44o;
domestic 30c; block, 24c; twins, lSWa:
daUy. lc; triplets, 19c; young Ameri
can, :0c: blue label brick. lHo; llmburger.
20o; New York white, lVio; Imported
French Kocquefort, 46a
riiUIle Naval oranges; extra fancy,
30a and ts. 3J.0U box; extra fancy, 124s.
y and 3Ms. U-io box; extra, fancy Cali
fornia navela. Ma, 126a. 33.5 box: extra
fancy California navels, lijos. 34.75 box;
extia fancy California navels, 17e, 2UUa,
unit. 2eKjm, 44.30 box.
FLORIDA ORANGES IMS, UOs, 17S,
2u e, gltis, 2u0a, 12. 7u box.
UPAPE FRUIT Florida grape fmlti
, in, vn, ova, eo.uv uu, ns, eo w liua.
I Uiis, 1X75 Ikx; Tarpon brand : 3s, 34.75
1 box; 40s, 34.00 box; 64s, 34.26 box; Ms, 80s,
; vt.iHt box.
lemons Extra fancy California
Sunklst lemons, SOOs, AiCa, 35.00 box;
extra fancy California Sunklat lemons,
42is, 8.S0 box; extra fancy California
Red Ball lemons, 14.60 box; extra fancy
Florida limes, 4l.Coyi.00 basket.
GRAPES Emperor, packed In drums,
C. M. Bt. P.
f. & N. V., east
t . N. W., west
C, St. P., M. O
C, B. g., east
C, H. 4k u., weat
'.. R. I. P., east
C, R. 1. !k P., west
Chicago Great Western.
Crowe, a former Omaha policeman, and
Joseph Landers, a wrestler, held by the
police as suspects In connection with an
attempt to burn the store of Hartman
early today. A fourth suspect was being
Crowe was closely questioned for sev
eral hours after the arrest of the trio fol
lowing the discoverey of approximately
seventy-five gallons of gasoline and other
inflammable material In the store shortly
before daylight. Crowe's statement,
which was said to Implicate four men In
the attempt to burn the store, was at
fr viu want to ra farmlns on a No. A-l
farm, wa have some gooa land of this j variance with other svtdence, the police
awu, wiieiv jruu van av n 1
not only In -crops, but in advance on
price of land. We will consider your
house, or city property as part payment,
balance long time. See us at once as we
have only a few farms left on which we
can give you this kind of a deal.
iSLUTT & MILL CO.,
Doug. 1009. Ground Floor McCague Bldg.
PEV EN-PASSENGER auto to exchange
for 6-room bungalow. Phone Douk. 3,iid.
OWNER will exoh. farm near Co. Bluffs,
I residences In Omaha and Wins Ida, Neb-,
for small farm and caah. J Ao. Bee.
RKAL ESTATE WANTED
IF YOU really want to sell your prop
erty, our plan worka. We put a de
scription within the reach of every pos
sible buyer in Omaha and vicinity.
REALTY LISTING COMPANY,
Tyler 400. 400 Ware Blk.
REAL ESTATE WEST BIDE
FOR SALE Elghtroom house at 414
N. 81st Bt.. near Caas: 31.000 cash,
balance easy ternw. Owners: Johnson
Brothers Land Company. Sioux City, la.
CHOICE, CENTRAL LOCA
TIONS 615 and 617 So. 41st St.
Paved street, cement walks, city water,
(rood cisterns, gas and sewerage.
AND ONLY 12.000 EACH IF SOLD
J. U COOK. R3 SO. 418T ST.
REAL ESTATE XORTH SIDE
FINK Bl'NGALOW HOME
Look at -1H Florence boulevard If you
are contemplating the uurrhaiu of an
extra fine 7-room bungalow. This Is built i or mors representative cltlxens present,
right and priced rtgot. No special taxes ,,n,. , , ,h ,, ,!,,
Information that Hartman formerly was
connected with a manufacturing firm at
St Joseph, Mo., whose plant was dam
aged by fire In December, 1911, was given
to the police. The St. Joseph polios were
asked for details concerning the circum
stances of this fire.
Ths Michael Crows referred to tn the
foregoing dispatch la a former resident of
Omaha, leaving; here five years ao for
California. He was a member of the
Omaha police fores for three years, re
signing seven years ago.
Four Horses Burn
To Death in a Barn
Four horses were nurned to death In a
barn belonging to L. Pederson, at 2(25
Mason street, early this morning, per
sons living nearby heard an explosion
and saw a man drive away hurriedly in
Police believe ths fire to be of Ine.en
diary origin. Ths horses belonged to
William Lee of ths People's Ice and
Cold Storage company.
Fire Warden Morris declared this after
noon that he had learned the number ot
the automobile seen as It drove hurriedly
away from the scene of the blase. The
number was not of a Nebraska license,
the fire warden said.
Strenth of wheat prices developed most
broadly in ths December option whioh
would be the first to feel a curtailment of
deliveries on contracts. Bullish traders
orofersed to fear that the labor dlsnuta
on the Chicago Belt railroad might soon
be extended to Include other lines center
ing here, and it was rumored In addition
that some northwestern roads were re
fusing domestic shipments of wheat and
flour to the east, not wishing to rink
having cars delayed by ths unprecedented
jam of export freight or by a possible
enlarged tie up pending a settlement o
disputes with railway employes.
Corn advanced to the highest rrlcei
yet this season. Unsettled weather an i
the railway strike, both tending to
diminish receipts, were mainly responsi
ble. Oats rose In sympthy with other
Prorlslops went upward despite lower
quotations on hogs. The smallness of
contract stocks here appeared to have
mad buyers anxious, especially as there
is no new pork in sight yet to fill the
Chicago Cash Prices Wheat : No. t red,
nominal; No. 3 red, 81-07; No. 3 hard,
3! 17'4fcl.lfii; No. 8 nard. nominal. Corn:
No'. 2 yellow, old, T3tic; No. 2 yellow, new,
fffllOc; No. 4 white, new, 68&70Hc. Oata;
No. 3 white, 414'942H; standard. 343
e. Rye: No. 3, &Wc. Barley, SOCerTOc.
Seeds: Timothy. 35.0tn7.75; clover, 310.00
ti 19.00. Provisions: Pork, 316.76; lard,
39.C2M.: rihs. 89.fc7Vty910.S7.
Bl'TTER Steady; creamery, 2ofl06Sc.
BOGS Steady, receipts, 2.N0 cases;
firsts, 230c; ordlnsry firsts, 27:jf28c; at
mark, rasea Included, J0W2c.
POTATOES Higher: receipts. 18 cars;
Michigan and Wisconsin white, 70ii7Tc;
Minnesota and Dakota white, 72t75e; Min
nesota a"d Dakota Ohlos. 6672c.
POULTRY-Allve. lower; fowls. UfflUic;
springs. I2c; turkeys, 16c.
Is Freely Discussed
Adverse criticism of the administra
tion of the "mothers' pension" has 'ad
Judge Willis Sears to place the matter
In the hands of the public and give
everybody a chance to demonstrate their
Ideas on the proposition.
A meeting held laat eight, with a score
Uncle Sam brand, clusters, 84.60 per bb
teiaw.iaa. iac nasaeu
CRANBERRIES Monogram brand
(Bell A Buslel. 39.00 bbi.: Jereev BelL
late Howes, 39.00 bbl.; Shamrock or tin-
r se brand (strictly fancy Jerseys), 88.00
bbl.; Chief brand. Jumbo. 111.00 bbl.;
cranberries, 32.76 bog.
PEARS Extra fancy Winter Nellies
(small sixes), 32 60 box.
CIDER New York Mott's Sweet (very
best grndo, 33.76 keg; Nebraska Ne
hawka, 3.1.26 keg.
SWEET POTATOES-Market strong
and advancing; extra fancy California
Jersey (about 100-lb. crates), 33.00 crate;
extra fancy California Jersey, 31.60 ham
per. POTATOES Colorado white, 76o bu
Red River Ohlos, Sic bu.
ONIONS Yellow. 2c b.: Red Globe, lc
lb.; Spanish (Imported Bermudas),
crate. . -
NUTS-No. 1 walnuts, 1H lb.; blk.
walnuts, 8c lb.; hickory, 4o lb.; filberts.
lfo lb; pecans. 12Ho lb.; Braatls, lto lb;
almonds, le lb.
MISCELLANEOUS Crackerjaek. ft
rase; crackerjack. one-half case. 3176;
case; fard dates, 12Vta lb.; salted peanuts,
31.16 can; popcorn. 40, 1 lb. package. 32.34
ease; cornpops, $x.25 oase; cornpops, one
half case, 11.65 case; 8. W. dates. 31.26
bos. Honey. 33.75 case. Airline, 2 dos.
os., 31. f case. Cocoanuts, 1360 bag 75o
dos. Cider: Motts, U 6 keg; Notts, one.
half bbl.. 27.26 bbU; Nehawka. keg.
NEW YORK, Dec, It COFFEE In the
absence of any general business com
paratively small orders caused Irregultu-
riuctuations in the market for coffee
futures here today. The ooenlna- whs
nominally 2 to 4 points lower, and there
waa sale of December during the eeeslnn
at t.SHs, or 6 points net lower, while Scp-
wnoer so 10 at e.sio or points net higher.
The close was net 4 points lower to 1 point
higher. Sales. 7.7W bags. December, .Sc:
January, 6.70c; Februaryt .7uc; March,
i. Die: Aorn. a.idc: mhtt a7fic: jtina. imp;
July, s.stic; August, 69o; September, .93c;
October, .97c. Kpot coffee, quiet; Rio No.
L 'He: Satos No. 4, 9c. It was reported
in m mere nan neen aaies or lY.vw Dags
of San t re coffees from local atock at
concessions, but that it represented poor
selections. No fresh cost and freight
offers had been received to the close of
futures. The official cables reported
declines of 60 to 75 rels in the primary
niaraeus, wun ruo exchange l-i-'d lower.
NEW YORK, Dec. 18. COTTON Spot,
miaauig uplands. 12 sue; no sal-a.
Cotton f Lit O rea onened I a i v nrryk
CORN Spot, firm: No. 2 yellow. 82c. i her. UOOc; January. 11.99c: March. 12 25c:
prompt. May. liSOe; July, 12.2c; October, 12.27c.
OATS Bpot, firm; No. 8 white, J'-i Cotton futurea closed barely ateady;
nic. icinumr, i. oot, January, ii iuc; juarcn
NEW YORK GENERAL MARKKT
Qaotatloas of the Day oa Varlewe
NEW YORK. Dc. 16.-FLOUR Firm.
WHEAT fipot firm; No. 1 durum.
31.27V. f. o. b.. New York; No. 1 northern,
Duluth, 3124, and No. 1 northern.
Manitoba. 1.2314c. c. 1. f., Buffalo. Futures
iirm. Lfecemoer, 81. Z5.
and pra ally no expense for up-keep.
Call thik ulili-e for appointment.
PAYNE INVESTMENT COMPANY
Sth Floor Om. Nat. Bk. Bldg., It. 1781.
NICE 6-Room Cottage" with bath Ei
light, gas, 8.0i. 6lu0 down. 3JW per mo.
XI Wirt, Tel: Web. 43ut.
To Reappolat MeCkurd.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 1. C. C. Mc.
Chord, whose term as a member of tha
Interstate Commerce commUaion ex
pires this week, will be reappointed by
President Wilam. Mc.r"hord at present
Is chairman ot the cuinuiiasion.
occupied most of the time talking over
the question, but nothing was done. It
was agreed, however, that on Decem
ber 28 those who have progressive Idess
will hold another meeting, with the In
tention of Improving th system.
Lake Steamer Ma;ua ssrsss,
PORT HURON. Mich.. Dec. 16 -Ths
Northern Navigation company's passen
ger steamer Majestic, valued at 31UI.000.
was almost completely destroyed by fire
today while at dock at Point Edward.
Ontario, opposite here. The flames also
dratroyed a large part of the upper works
of ths Saronic, slater ship to the Majestic.
HAY Steady: prime. sl.tTU: No. 1 81 :
No. 2. 31.lfxUa.20; No. 3, U.OJ&1.0G; ship
HOPS Steady; state, common to choice,
1915, 2iri0c; 1914, 5al0c; Pacific coast
1316. lift 16c: 1914. O10o.
HIDES Steady; Bogota, 30431c; Central
LEATHER Firm; Hemlock firsts, 339
84-: aecoprtn. S2i3c.
PROVIPIONS Pork, firm; meas 313 00
if 6: family 320 60r22 .60; short 'clears.
fld.00ti22.00. Beef oulet; mess, 316.101
17.00; family, 31 0"W18.6O. Lard, steadv:
middle weat. 8s.iWnS.S0.
TALLOW Steady: cltv. 8c; nominal;
county. 7mac; special. 8c.
MUTTER Firm; recelpu. 4 507 tubs:
creamery extras. 3mv7Vic; firsts, 26i3i9
ISc; seconds. 'u,fiic.
Inal; county, Vtyx; apeclal, 84c.
EOGS Steady; receipts. 10.611 cases;
fresh gsthered. extra fine. 41jj-42c; extra
firsts. ;-Wc; firsts. 3-I7c; seconds. 33
CHEESE Firm; receipts, 833 boxes;
state, whole milk flats held specials,
17f,c; average fancy, 16Vtfa7c: current
make specials, lb!c; average fancy, lb1
POL'LTRY Alive, firm: western chick.
ens, 164('lc: fowls, 14Stlc; turkeys, Imj
anawi, nrm; rresn Kiuea ciik sens,
lMtWc; fowls, 1417Hc; turkeys, Kia.c.
Kaasas Cltr Orala sat Prsvbleaa,
KANSAS CITY. Dec. 18.WHEAT No.
3 hard. 31.0kvrl.li; No. 3 red. II H'1.14,
Deoemher. 1..V: May, 31 .H11.10V
(t)RN-No. 8 mixed, SVnc; No. 8 white
S9Sii7c; December, s&VdfaV:; May, c.
Morria & Co W
Swift A Co
1 udahy Packing Co
Armour 4k Co
bchwarts & Co
J. W. Murphy
Lincoln Packing Co
o. Omaha PacKlng Co.
Armour, from Denver..
Vt . H. Vansant Co
Benton, Vansant & L...
F. II. Iewls
'Huston 4k Co
J. B. Root A Co
J. H. Bulla
U F. Hubs
F. O. Kellogg
Werthelmer 4c Degen...
H. F. Hamilton
Rothschild A Krebs
Mo. A Kan. Calf Co....
riaker, Jones A Cmlth..
Dennis A Francis
2.S '1 991
sales, J.2titi.M; light, 36.HHf66; mixed
l.IOiyw.7!; heavy, 3'i.2nj.70; rough. 30
flltfcl"P AND I.AMRS rUeelpts. 14,000
head; market unsettled; wethera $rt ivtf
8.90; ewes, 34.2T(ti.36; lamha, $A9ij)ri.tl0.
Kaaaas City Live Stork Market.
KANSAS! CITT. Pee. I.TATTlr Re
ceipts, xvm head: market weak: prime
fed steers, 39 ZMflloOO; dressed beef steers,
67.Wiri.W; western steers, 3rt.26a.2n;
storkera and feedera, H.6WW.7; bulls,
34.fottS.00; calvea. 3S.OOffS.25.
HOtlH-RecehHs, 12,0uO head; market
lower: bulk of salea. 3t.l5(fri.8R; heavy,
r ftOtM.SO; packera and butchers. 8&00iu)
66; light, W1W.60; pin, 85.O04i8.0O.
SHEBP AND LAMBS Receipts, 10,009
head; market lower; lambs, V.2f.6.;
yearlings, 8K7MT7.60; wethers, W.OOiuS.60;
St. Low la Live Btoek Market.
nr. Tm, Dec u cattl-r.
celpta, &,6X) head' market steady; native
beef steers, 37.6ori0.40; yearling steers
and heifers, 8.5ti'10.30; cows, 3S.50tt7.fln;
atockers and feeders, 35.0inj7.25: southern
steers. 35.25iJifa.50; cows and heifers, 34.00a
S.60; native calves, s.0nD10.2&.
HOOS Receipts, 14.6W head; market
lower: plga and lights, 36 6"3W.fi6; mixed
and butchers. 84.3&44.m: good heavy, 3-7t
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts, 1900
head; market ateady; yearlings, 8a.WKi
7.60: lambs, 38.00it'9.3&; sheep and ewea,
NEW Y0RKSTOCK MARKET
Break ia Exchange on Germany
and Austria, with Marks and
DEALINGS ARE PEOrESSIOIfAI
NEW YORK, Dec. Kt.-The mora scute
pnsse In the situation between Washing
ton and Vienna was popularly advan..-,!
as the principal reason for today s heavv
market. The flurry oreated yesterday hv
the extensive sales and resultant de
clines In Anglo-French bonds seemed to
have run Its natural course. That Wwu
was only moderately active todav, with
minimum Quotations of 94 and '94"4i re
spectively tor regular and future offer
Ins. Another break In exchange on Oermany
and Austria accentuated the tense diplo
matic relations. Marks fell to 76 and
kronen on hills of Vienna fell to l:iv
both new mlnlmums. but marks recovered
substantially later. Sterling waa barely
steady and franca strong.
lieallngs In stocks may ha dlamlased
with the statement that they once more
savored strongly of professionalism and
were confined in undue ornnort'on to
oenerel Motors, common and preferred,
'ere cortatatently heavy, tha former
dropping i2' to 610H.
United States Steel reflected slnktnt
Of the same character recently noted,
making an extreme decline of IS at
Bethlehem Steel remained ununited and
coppei-a were s negligible factor. Pnri-s
were at lowest levels at the close rails
losing ltrU points on enlarged offerlnss
01' the more renreaentative shares. Total
snlc amounted to (MV..O0O eharea.
Further aolling of the International list
i'n s Hut nnlv external evidence of the
tirltlfih chancellor's plsn to nioblllxe
Honda were heavy, wtfh numerous "fu
ture" trannactlnns. Total sales, par value,
I niled States bonds were unchanged on
Number of sales and leading quotation
on stocks were as lollowe:
gla. Hlsn. Lew. Clnsa.
s toe t m i
Amertoan p.t glisar.
ASMrlraa M. A R
Am. d. 4 K. pflt
Am. Saear Rerialsg...
Anarloea Tl A Tel..
Amerlraa Tnbaree ....
Baltlaion A Ohio,....
nmnklra Jtaptd Tr....
s-a iter IK'4 l''
l.sne 13 i:4 !:',
.. 14, 1 m
.. 4 WW
.. x.40 r
rMM4laa Farm . I.4"0 la V 17 v
(mii iMSar .7w
along City Live Stork Market.
SIOUX CITY, Pec. 18, CATTLi Re
ceipts, 2.000 head; market 10c to Va lower;
native beef steers, fS.6Oii'7.0O; butchers.
34 fj7.00; cows and hellers, 34. Xl 60;
canners, 33.60tM.26; atockerei and feeders,
3"7Mi7.00; calves, 8oO$r7.60; bulls, 3126
HOOS Receipts, 9.600 head; market
steady to so higher; heavy. 88. nil. 40;
mixed, 3A jrrfirt.30; light, 3 9W(Kl&; bulk of
SHEEP AND LAMBA Receipts, 700
head; market ateady: lambs, 88.96.
Ht. Josepk Live Stock Market.
1.34 ST. JOSEPH, Dec. M.-CATTLBRe-
ralnta 1.800 head: market ataadvl ataera.
11.010 ,36 6tjl0.00: eows and heifers, 1508.60;
PIT-PI IT u-iK- 1 . 1 - . - ,.iu,. ianiu.a
usually liberal for a Thursday, 198 cara HOOS Receipts. 30,000 head; market
Mini reported In. Thia brings the total i lower: ouia, wi.imiv.bo,
for the four daye this week up to 26,oa I HHBKr AND IAM
neaa. which is the largest of any similar
period since four wueks ago, and larger
man a year ago oy over a.mxj Head.
The trade opened very slow. Buvsrs
Seemed Inclined to wait for advices from
other selling points before doing very
muck tiuslness. The fact that they have
been heavy purchasers of cattle all tha
week made them leas hungry for fresh
supplies than they would otherwise have
been. Bids were generally 10c or more
lower on pretty much everything. The
morning wore away with very little busl-
neaa Deing transacted until well along
The trade finally aettled down tn a 1ftA
15e lower basis on pretty much every
thing. Cows suffered more decline than
that, being quoted by many 40dr00c lower
than the high point on Monday. A few
green stork cattlo nerhana did not thnw
much decline. Today's break rarrlos ths
market to the low point of the season to
Quotations on est tie: flood to choice
fed yearlings 38.0W.b0; fair to good fed
yearlings, 37.003.00; common to fair fed
yearlings. 8.o(W.OO; good to eludes nesvy
beeves, 37.7fi8.75; fair to good cornfed
beeves, 3.75a7.76; common to fair corn
fed beeves, 3a.0O4.7l good to cholos grass
lAMBfl Receipts. 2.000
neao; maraei aiow; lamus, ss.uuve.is).
lock la aittkt.
Receipts of live stock at the firs
principal western markets yesterdsv
i-attie. no, eneep.
lair to good grass
common to fair grass
good to choice grass
good to choice grass
36. 60ti. 60
cows, 85.264j8.26; fair to good cos, 34.3uiA
6.26; common to fair eows, 83.2o424.60; good
to choice feeders, .76a7.26; fair to' good
feeders. 38 Uvft.7o; common to fair feed
era 6.2&fi.16; good to cholos slocksrs.
36.7tii7.36; fair to good atockers, 34 Ouas.78;
common to fair atockers, fc.Ouye'.oO: stock
heifers, 36..00: stock cows, 84.60O6.36;
stock e vea, 38 0087.26; veal calves, (i.tOO
8.60; bulls, stags, etc, I4.0U&1.00.
...... (to4 8 44
10h4 t 14
1210 T f
.IMS T 40
STEERS AND HEIFERS.
.. 04 4 M
.. to 8 44
..list 1 u
Snt 8 4S
SnS 1 (a)
494 I U
. 4a is
ISO 9 Tt
1219c; May. U.44o; July. li-Mc; October)
Cotton closed barely ateadv today at
a net loss of Ufl'iO points for the dav.
1.1 vtltrwu lec. 18 COTTON Hlow
ana steaay; goon middling 7.0d; mldilllng.
7.63d: low middling. 7.(wd; sales, 8.000 bales.
NEW YORK. Deo. 18. METATA T-eadr
Offered at 86.40. Spelter, 817 3 17.70. Cop
per, firm; electrolytic, 8l9.7ti'u'J0.00. Iron,
iirm; .o. 1 nurwiern, No. X,
No. 2. 319 00619.60. Tin. strung; spot. 3 00
At London: Spot copper, sT7 Is id; fu-
tin. 4tl: futures, 165 10s. Antimony, fli
Mta, tJi its. opener, a; 90.
NEW YORK. Doe. 14 BUOARRw,
steady; centrifugal. 4.77r; molasses, 4c;
refined, steady. Futures opened higher
on Investment and trade buying. At noon
prices wers 13&18 points net higher.
Trr Oooda Market.
NEW YORK. Dec. J. DRY GOODS
Cotton goods and yarns steady. Raw silk
slightly firmer. Drees goods were priced
for fall. 1916. and broadcloths advanced
from 5c to 7 W a yard.
Evaporated Apples nasi Pried Krai la
NEW YORK. Dec 18. EVAPORATED
DRIED f KCITS Prunes easy. Apri
cots and peaches firm. Ratal no steady.
is r ta it
3 ai l si.
f 114 6 13 9.
11 Mt IS 1.
ail 8 so T.
3 Ml I H
1 IhO 4 10 4
II Ill IN .
8 7K4 J 00
4 rri 4 m 1.
m in 1
10 74 1.
1 ISO 9 OS 1.
STOCK ETRS AND FEEDERS.
3 see 8 T8 11 TV 1 as
4 S 8 41 XI I&T III
II ISO 8 99 14 Ill I M
M 171 4 M U IH 4 SO
7 m la 44 ui 8 11
SIS f 84
HOOS Arrivals were even larger than
Wednesday's, estimated recelpta of 269
cars, or 18.000 head, being the largest
for any one day since June !. So far this
week 55,746 head have been received. Thla
Is larger than a week ago and a gain of
the correspondir.g days of last year of
Hog trade was slow In getting started
again this morning. Big receipts were re
ported at all points snd most other
markets expected a weakness in values.
As was the case yesterday, shippers took
their Cine about starting out. but finally
they, along with ons or two of the pack
ers, began picking up the good heavy
hogs, as well as soms of the best lights,
at prices that were not over 6c lower
and In many cases were nearly steady.
About mldforenoon tbe trade suddenly
took on new life. Bids Jumped to a fully
steady basis and many sales were made
this way, while before the close prloes
paid looked ss much as 6c higher than
yesterday's early market, and were so
different from yesterday's close as to be
clear out of range of comparison. The
windup waa very active and packers
wanted hoaa ma badlv on late rounds that
they met one or two of the laat trains
in trie chutes ana oougnt tne nogs before
uiey were yarded.
Totals M 34.300 7LO0O 8S.900
Now York Moaey Market.
NHW YORK. Dec. 16. MERCANTILE
PA PUR Miss per cent.
STERLING BXCHANfJD Sixty - day
bills. 94.6760; demand, 34 72; cables. 34.7276.
SILVER Bar, 64So; Mexican dollars,
BONDS Government, steady; railroad,
TIMFI lyOANS Easier; sixty and ninety
days, 2,4fi'2 per cent; six months, S9
CALL MONEY Easier: high. 2 per
rent; low, IK per cent; ruling rate, 3
per cent: laat loan, 2 per cent; closing
bid, 14 per cent: offered at 2 per cent.
Closing quotations on bonds today were
. S14M Pas. sv. 8a..... 44 Uj
. N. T. C. Sab. S... ..Ill,
.1014. T. Cltr 4H 1M4
.HM14 N. Y. SUM 4a....lU4i
.lie K. Y.. N. H. A H.
.114 n. 4a urn
ll Paetflo 4S....M. MV4
as . ..Hi oe la 414
4Hs..iosto. g. L. ml. 4a II
V. S. ras.
da ess sea. . 1
V. B. 4 rss.
A. T. A T. s
Armoar Oo. 4ns. V. r. T. A T. 4a.
Atoklsoe sea. Is.... sinpiaa. sea. 4Hs.
h.l. A Ohio 4a si 4o ass. 4Hs lmm
ras. Psoitis tat MHStaadlaa san. 4s H
Chss. a ohle .. Ulil.rr.un
C B. A Q I. 4a.... 9714BO. pas. av. sa m
C M A P S 4V4S..M1MI AO ret. 4a. m
iu i, r. r. w. wb, natiwar M inx
O. a. rf. 4M ... unloa raoins 4s.... 7t4
i. a it. w. m. . ! as sv. iih
Brla sn 4a 1Ht7. . RubMr Ss....lni4
Uas. Btactrte ta....lM t'. n. glial 4a lnj',
Ot. Ho. 1st 4tts SHWrtub 1st 4a 10m
III. Caa raf. 4a.... O'l.Wen. t'oloa 4Vta... ln
K. c So. rf. sa.... sweM. mas. or. la. .lit
1. A N. unt. la.... Sin Aasle-Kraach ta .... 04
14 K. A T. 1st 4.. 14
Loadoa Stock Market.
LONDON, Dec. 11 American exchange
waa fairly ateady on the stock market
today at i.vis tor caoie iranatsrs. A 1 air
hualneaa was transacted in Amerlcaa
bonds snd railroad shares, although the
latter dropped near ths close.
SILVER Bar. 36 16-16 d, per ounce.
MONBYtUi per cent
DISCOUNT RATES Short bills and
three months, 1 per cent.
Oil aad Rests.
SAVANNAH, Dec M. TURPENTINE
Quiet. 6iV-; salsa, none; receipts, 292
btibs.; shipments, 1 bbl.; stock, 16,179 bbls.
ROSIN Firm ; salea, 1,364 bbls.; receipts,
2,122 bbls.; shipments. 7.648 bbls.: stock,
71,940 bbls. Quote: A. B, C. D, fc 16; H,
F. 86.26: G. H, 3630; I, 36.36; K. 36.90: M,
RJuiVloi '6lS'76; W1, s-0-: AvvV'
OMAHA, Dec 16. Bank clearings for
Omaha today were 33.6t6.8Zl.t9 and for the
corresponding day last year 342,3wl.6.
Work oa Takeraaolo Bearlaa.
FREMONT. Neb., Dec. It. (Special Tel
egram.) Work on the tabernacle where
the union revivals will be held, beginning
January 3, was begun Wednesday morn
ing. It Is planned to complete ths build
ing within ten days. Buslnessmsn and
studsnts of Fremont college will lend
their aid tn erecting tbe building Satur
day. The tabernacle will bays a seating
capacity of 1200. and will be erected so
tbs seating capacity can bo Increased.
l.sne l 13
aim 4n us
ns II n
.. 40. MS
rsaae A Okie
JllWK U. W
tKleaaa. a. I nt r ... Wis
rmeagn, n. I. A r. Ily.. T.Sna
China Came I.mo
Oolorads Fnal A Iraa.... M.ine
Prarlhl. Srl U.ne
Dlatlllae SMantlas .... 4,10
Oreat Narthara s4
Oraat Ml. Urs etfa
lilinoia 1 antral
Iniertxirnuati rna. Cars..
Ineplratlen Of awe
Kansas Cltr faMUlsra. .. .
loulavllla A Naahvllla..
aiAKiiaa retraieam ...
Mlarart, K. A T. pf
naw rora eanvai
N. Y., W. H A H...,
Nnrfnlk A Weatara....
raoina Tat. A Tel
Bar Ooa. Casear
Maaln less kin
Kapubllo Iraa A Btaal.... 111 us
imnn.ni ranna Xftaa isn
Kouthara Railvar t.sao tan
Stunebaker Oampaay .... IS.sno t74
Tannaaaes Copper 17U
Taiaa rnmpanf .mo PI
1'nion ptririo ise in
Vnlon Parlfln pM am at
vnltae auuaa Steal. a.ino ssu
m iaH issij t;n
ama 4 in
eo it is
4e si M'4
1 V ll
t,?eo Un li4 XMn
ms ti Tin n
toss inn us, ins
lew 111 tun u
Mo. Av P Fr Ka. A. Ph. tv
S m 80 6 IS 70 4 44 8 St
71 1M ... 4 A 44 Ill ... II
71 Ill ... 110 71 Ill ... I 10
m re i m u ... 4 ia
18.. VI ... 4 U a 4 M I U
14. 4 40 I II 11 W4 ... lift
U 10 M I 40 61 44 ... 3 40
tiT ... II M 184 ... 8 11
SHEEP Supplies were the smallest of
the week to date, about forty cars, or
9.900 head, arriving. For the four days
receipts amount to 46,130 head, being 8.O11O
short of Isst week snd nearly 14.0U)
smaller than two weeks ego, but larger
Millard Leads la Kaee.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Deo. 16 Unofficial
returns tonlrht from nearly half ths
precincts in Tennessee Indicate that Rep
resentative Kenneth Millard has been
nominated for United States senator at
today's democratic primary by a ma
jority of two to one over former Governor
Malcura K. Palersun .
Takea for Isvestaaeat.
NEW YORK, Deo. 18. Sixty per cent
of t-VO 000.000 of the Anglo-French bonds
handled by the American syndicate have
be-n taken for investment, according to
announcement made this afternoon by
J. V. Morgan 4V Co., leaving 34uo.uuu.0u0 la
ths hands of the underwriters,
t tsa iowt t.eoa ts
v aaTrn umoa -- 710 mn
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Destroyed by Blast
Of One of Its Bombs
COPENHAGEN. Dec. 1ann
ion.) A report of the destruction of the
tuper-Zeppelln L-2J waa received from
flchlaswls; today by a Copenhagen news
paper. It Is said nearly all the forty
members of the crew wers killed or
The loss of the Zeppelin Is said to have
been due to the accidental explosion ot
a bomb SS the alrshln waa leavlmr n
shed. Tha explosion demolished the
According to this account the accident
occurred a fortnurht ago. The Zeppelin
had been In service only a few weeks.
It Is described as a sister ship of tha
L-13, recently reported to have been de
stroyed by an explosion at Tondern. It
waa of the latest type with Invisible gon
dolas, platforms at the top of the enve
lope and detachable rafts tor use In case
of accident while crossing the tea.
Off icers of Clerks
For tha eleventh time since tha organ
isation of ths Nebrsska and Iowa Hotel
Clerks' association. Colonel William An
derson installed the newly elected offi
cers. The ceremony took place last even
ing at Hotel Fontenelle during a busi
ness meeting of the organisation.
"Fop" Anderson, as he Is familiarly
known to many hotel patrons, was ths
founder of ths Oroeters' association, and
each year ho Is called upon to install
the officers. Hs has dons so each
year since the beginning, excepting; ths
times he himself was elected president.
He Is Hotel Rome's chief clerk.
The new offioers are as follows: John
W. Kennedy, formerly of the Henshaw
and now one of the chief "front office"
man with the Fontenelle; first vice preal
dent. R. D. Mcradden. Wellington Inn;
second rloe president. Fred J. Walton.
Lincoln; third vies president. J. 8. Ham
ilton, Omaha; secretary-treasurer. Jo
seph McCaffery, Schltts hotsl, Omaha.
In honor of Mayor Dahlman's birthday,
twenty-five members of tbe Concordia
Ladles' Singing society serenaded him
and Mrs. Dahlman last evening at tbe
mayor's home. Twenty-ninth and Hickory
With choruses, solos and recitations,
ths society made such a hit with the
Dahlroana that ths singers were forced
to remain and accept the hospitality of
the mayor's horns for almost three hours.
The executive Is an honorary member
of the society. Mrs. Max Flothow was
ons of the leaders tn ths serenade.
LONDON, Dec. It. The Duke of Man
chester was today adjudged a bankrupt.
The promised plan for an arrangement
of his affairs, which. It waa announced
last week would be submitted to the
duke's creditors, waa not forthcoming
and a request was made bv h'a attorney
for a further adjustment of ths caae tor
aix weeka Thia prupueal waa rtfux-d
and the bankruptcy court appointed K.
S. Salaman as trustee of the duke s eo
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