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TTTE r.EE: OAn.V. " TtTKRDAY. rE(T.MBKTl 21. 191.T
HEAL K8TATK FOR EXCHANGE
"W A N T kit Good farm in Mlrii Ne"
brass or western Iowa of around if
acre in exrhange for cash and one of
the best general farm and bearing or
chards hi Florida. Good toll, pure water,
splendid climate, churches, schools, many
northern and western ppl. What hav
you and what la It worth? Address
owner. F. VA. nw of Bee,
FEVBN-PASSENOF.R auto to exchange
for l-room bungalow. Phono Doug. tuH.
REAL ESTATE WANTED
IF TOU really want to sell yr.ur prop
erty, our plan works. We put d
aerlption within tha reach of every pos
Ible buyer In Omaha and rlolnlty.
REALTY LISTING COMPANY,
Trier 400. "Ware Elk.
REAL E8TATE SOUTH SIDE
NICE HOMK ON EA8T PAYMENTS.
Don't pay rent when you can buy a
nice 6-room. all modern house, near Hans
com Para and Field Club, on a payment
of 2(0 cash and - monthly. House haa
fine oak floora and Is beautifully deco
rated also haa garage. Ask to see this
tapATBNB INVESTMENT COM PANT,
5th Fl. Omaha Nat. Bk. Bklg. D. 1781. o
REAL E8TATE INVESTMENTS
A Growing Street
We can offer on thla street for a short
time 100 feet near list fit. for 112.500.
136 feet near this, some Improvements,
Harrison & Morton
15 Omaha National. Doug. .114.
-Tbeater and store building at one of
the beat transfer corners in the city of
Omaha; price $1.00. Call T. H. ADAMS,
411 Karbach hlock, Omaha, Neb.
RE Alt ESTATE TRANSFERS
- Compiled and furnished by Kerr TIU OuimntM
and eaavtraet ennnmnr. South Mnumiji
WAJtBANTT DEBT) 8.
Wllaoa H. WNIney to Rmiu M. Winder.
MO feat of lota 11 an U. btwk V Kilbr
Barmuel Kenner aa win) te Bernard N.
Kobertaon. lot lT.bleek int. Dundee Pleoe CM
Jena A. geltr to RWeU lximber and Ona4
Co., leu 1, S, I and 4. block 4. Pake Plaua 1,040
Boat Omaha Land Tnit to Paulina Nlndel.
part of att of net of eoctloa lt-ll-U l.MO
faenrgs O, Gibson and wife to Mrnla Wei-
bourne, lot 4. block 1. Manlevood add 1
C Ontn Oarlherg to 8trwart HeletBg. lot
1M, For.tr nolle Park 1.W0
John W. Raaa and vita to lease B. Btllee,
lot 10, block 114. Dundee Pine 1
A. T. Waddell and wife te T. M. Oaret.
lot IT. block 4. Brown Park 31,000
fotw-phlne Keller and hue hand to James
Whales, mii loet ot aV of lot 4. Olee's
W. L. West and ertre te Harrey MatUwena.
- Inte 11. 11 and It, block L OelKhtoa
, Heights 7W
atphlld Jtrhneen to the Brrun Heed CVan
. nanr. rot 14. block 11. Patrick's tleoond add t
Dundee Realty Co. to Emm J. Morton, lot
1, blot 1U. Dundee Plats 1,10
Barker fa. tn Blliabeth . Neber. lot S7,
Iaeaveae-nrta llelshu and 1
61 Hill Oo. to Arllnaton O. Storra.
lotl II and 1. Mork St, Dundee Plane... 1
QUIT CLAIM DBKHtf.
Caaper B. Tout and wife tn Arlington CI.
Htorre, lota 14 and IT, block M, Dundee
Henry P. Brhmldt et al. to Unit Maria
Bull, lota and 4. block I Saline's add to
. Elkborn J, one
peter Bdmaa and wife te Prank Da Ice. lot
4, Work 1, Hoffman Terrace 1
, anion Newman et al. to Marry B. Keuman.
. i of wH of bloc 17 and H of block 1,
Becoad add to trrlian Place
The Union Land Company.
TO THE BTOCKHOLDEnS OP THE
UNION LAND CXXMPANY.
. The annual meeting of the stockholders
of The Union Land Company will be held
at the office of the Company in Omaha,
. Neb., on January 10th, 1914, at 10 o'clock
A.. M., for the election of five directors,
and for the transaction of such business
, as may legally come before the meetleg.
ALEX. MILLAR, Secretary.
FRENCH BIG GUNS BUSY
Pari Report Says Day Marked by
Intense Activity of Gallic
' GERMAN PLANES MAKE VISIT
"PARIS. Dec. 20. The following official
communication was Issued tonight:
"Th day waa marked by Interne
activity by our artillery. In Belgium our
i batteries. In co-operation with the Brit
ish artillery very violently bombarded
German trenches, from which suffocating
..gaa waa directed toward the English
front, to the east of Tpre.
Vi ""No Infantry attack1 followed.
"Enemy aeroplane, thl morning flew
over th district of Poperipghe (south
west of Tpre) and dropped about a
doaaa bomb. One woman waa killed.
7n Artols, our artillery dispersed
enemy pioneer in the sector of Thelus.
to th north of Arras. Th enemy threw
about a hundred projectile on Arras.
"Between the Sommt and the Otse, our
trench gun destroyed a German work
In tha region of Dancourt. Between
Solsaon and Rhelma our artillery haa
taken to task bomb thrower and bat
teries of the enemy located to the east
of Perry Au Baa.
Ja Champagne, heavy artillery fire,
directed on the first lines of the enemy
J to th south of BainU Marie-A-Pv. haa
- given excellent result.
... . ... . . .'
iu lue region oi caint Mlnlel effective
shelling ef Chauvanoourt brought about
. a reply from the enemy artillery which
. waa stopped. Immediately by our fire.
"Last night on of our squadron com
' poaed of evn aeroplane dropped on the
Sabion railway station at Met fifty
; three shell. "
.. xtio ueigian oinciai communication read:
Aftae a nillnt filtrhf Ik, mm.., . ..
artillery waa active on December II.
More to the south an engagement with
bomb was undertaken and turned to our
advantage. The Belgian batteries bom
barded effectively Essen, Clercken and
Lsyghem and destroyed a train on tbe
j narrow guage railroad at icke and a'
v . Washington Affairs
Tha federal quarentlne against ehlp-
wa-taaa-i a mism mIu-m. o,...nrAa A4 T -4 !.
potatoes affected with powdery scab waa
. removed by an order of the Department
saevaw aavias tuiciaii iiiuilll Mil m ua ai tail
.of Agriculture, effective January 1.
Congress has been asked to appropriate
27.600, to ourchHse the suit o' clothes
Abraham Lincoln wore the night of hi
: . assassination at rxra theater la 186.
Reoresentativ Roberta of Vlaaaachuaetta
. haa Introduced a bill to acaulre the relto.
.. owned by a Washington man, for th
' Lincoln memorial.
fM V. a al A n 1 1 ait mjt mam ... .. ...
- dlshonurable discharge from the grmy for
desertion, 128 have been re-enlisted and
107 now are serving with the colors, ao-
. cording to records made pubho tonight
In the judge advocate general's annual
renort. Tha other taken back either
Ul VI. ""-,1 aHi.Ln.aH, .a.
' desert again or were discharged fur
Rules aad ree-ulatlona of the cot tan
- " fuUirea act were amended by the secre
tary or agriculture so aa to permit tne
" filing of "replacement diaputea ' with the
' 1 secretary on or b-tore the fifth buatnsa
MHverdiha the tender of reiected
cottoa: reducing to $6 tha minimum as
sessment in any dispute and making tt
optional Instead of mandatory fo. tha
GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET
Wheat Fell! Well and Price. Ad
ranoe One to Two Cents Orer
CORN MARKET IS UNSTEADY
OMAHA. December UK Wt.
Wheat ws a snod seller today, the
sellers getting from 1c to 1c more than
Saturday, and there was a very active
demand. The receipts ot wheat continue
The com market was very unsteady.
sonw of tha beat eorn selling Ho to lc
higher, while the off grade corn sold from
to c lower.
The receiota of net a were rather lirht.
Only thirty-eight cars were reported In
and only a few sales were made, Oata
ye was unchanged.
Liverpool cioiud with wheat Id higher
snd corn Hd lower.
Primary wheat receipts were MU.Ooo
bu. and shipments of 1.M9.000 bu., aaalnst
recelots of l.lW.n.0 bu. and shipments ot
Slti.Onn bu. last year.
I'rimary corn receipts were i.wb.oto pu.
snd shipments of 406,010 bu., aftalnnt re
relpta of 1.57S.00O bu. and shipments of
77S,fJ bu. last year.
Primary oats receipts were l.iin.ntv du.
and shipments of 4,000 bu., against re
ceipts of Ril.000 bu. and shipments of
tJbMv bu. last year.
CAR LOT RECEIPT.
Wheat. Corn. Oats.
Hales reported today: Wheat No. 1
hard winter: 1 car. 11. U; 4 care. $1.10.
No. S hard winter: 1 car, $1.00: 14 cars.
$1.W; 7 cars. $1.07; 4 cars, $l.wI; l car
Sample: 1 car, Hfic: 1 car, 4c: $ cars, 3c;
1 car, Kir; 1 car, Vic. No. $ spring: 1 car,
linht, $1.02. No. 4 spring: 1 cars, light,
fftc. No. $ mixed: 1 car, II. W; 1 oars,
$1.nK; 1 cars, $1.03. No. 4 mixed: 1 car,
$1.MH; 1 car. $1.03; 1 car, $1.00; 1 car, 90c.
No. 2 durum: S cars, $1.04. No. $ durum:
ft1 cars, $1.03. No. $ mixed durum: 1 cars,
$1.03; 1 car, I1.0IV4. No. velvet chaff: 1
car, $1.11. Rye No. $: $ t-h cars. Wo.
No. 4: 2 cars. doc. Barley No. 4: 1 car,
62c; 1 car, Mc; S4 ear, WV Rejected: 1
car, b3c. Corn No. 1 white: I car. old,
70c. No. S white: 7 cars, 4c No. 4
white: cars, 2c; 6 cars, 24c. No. E
white: 1 car. old, 9V4c; 4 cars. Sue: I ears,
59V4c: 1 oar, 60c; 1 cars, Mc. No. white:
1 car. MVbc; 1 car. 64c. No. 4 yellow: 1
cars, 64Vtc; 1 car, 4V; 2 cars, Mc; 1 car,
nS'eic; 1 car, 6.V;; 1 car, 82Hc. No. K yel
low: 1 cars, Kla: 1 cars, (2Hc. No. yel
low: 4 cars, anc: 1 car, EHc; 11 care, 6fc.
XT. 0 I ,1 . j.a m r. 1 A GQW.. 1 ma
lU. O IIIJAVU. . V k 1 , W7IV, S Wll j V(U,
c; 1 car. part old, 7e; 1 car, (15 Sic; 1 car,
owe; 1 enr, ian m, oiu, 1 car, tow 1 wr, i
S6c; t cars. $4Hc: t cars. 4o, Vio. 4 mixed: ,
$ cars, 4c; 1 car, vc; 10 cars, 62 He; $
cars, f2"4C; 1 car, Sic; 1 car. 80c. No. 6
mixed: 1 car, 2c; cars, OOc; 1 ear, 6V4c:
8 cars, 60c; 7 cars. 68c; i car, 67c. No. S
mixed: 1 car, 6sc; 1 oar, ITHc; 2 care, 67o;
8 cars, 66c; 1 car, 66c; 1 car, 6c. Sample:
2 care, 64c; 1 car, 62 He; 1 car, 61 Ho; 1 car,
61c; 2 2-6 cars, 60c: 1 car, 47c; 1 car, 40c;
1 car, 26c Oats No. 2 white: 1 can, 41a
No. $ white: 4 cars, K,cj 14 cars, 3Hc.
No. 4 white: 4 cars, 89c. Sample: 2 cars,
38c; 1 car. Sc.
Omaha Cash Prices Wheat : No. 2
hard. $1.09tfl.ll; No. $ hard. JJ. 031. On; No.
4 hard, MciW .03 ; No. 1 spring, $1.06ffl.0;
No. 8 spring, $1.0291.07; No. 1 durum, $1.03
fil .04: No. 8 durum, $1.0091.03: Sample,
ii!6c. Com: No. 1 white, 4j4Ho: No.
8 white, oSH1?; No. 4 white. 23)62c;
No. 6 white, 63MK64Hc; No. 2 yellow, 66H
c; No. $ yellow, GtttXTW; No. 4 yellow,
K(h4Hc; No. 6 yellow, tlWUMc; No.
yellow, 6g0c; No. 2 mixed. 4c; No.
t mixed, 63HS6Hc: No. 4 mixed, 61V.
4c; No. 6 mixed, Wtmtc; No. mixed,
6.358c; sample mixed, ;JfflHc. Oata: No.
C white, V&4c; standard, 40fM0Ho; No.
8 white, 39H3!ic; No. 4 white, 29c.
Barley: Malting. tfmc; No. 1 feed. 63
58c. Rye: No. 2. 8tJc; No. 8. 7,Hi8te.
Chicago closing prices, furnished The
Bee by Logan & Bryan, stock and grain
proaera. aii nouin rilxteenth street
Artlclel Open. I High. I Low. Close. I Bat'y.
Dec 1 1hI 1 2iwj' 1 18! 1 21
May. 1 80H& 1 22 1 Uej 1 22H
Corn. I I I v 1
Dec. ougwr 89! 0f
Dec! 41 VI 41T4I 4lVI41.(rM.r 41 U,
M s y . UtHbii&it a, I. 44 i4oVfl. 144!
Jan.. I 18 80
72HI 18 60
77HI 18 60
18 72H 18 80
I 18 77HI 18 61H
May. I 18 70
1 nc- i ai u- i m r- ai iBi wo a nam fii ' w.
.."- J.- . A. ,17tia. SH na and 2'0m. $1.
winter; t lar, i , a 1 , - 1 , , . . a-,
aim- n .r. 11 en- 1 ear UttUr: 4 ram. ORAI'tB L Pcle Bam
7J.L. ' oin..' aV - oa. t ol. . $4 Ml ner bbl.: Cntawbas.
wc: z earn, wii , v mi t, . 1 . v . i -
CHICAGO RAt!f AID PROVISIONS
Feat a res of Trading; aad Closing
Prices oa Boaurd of Trade.
CHICAGO, Dec. 20. Wheat today
mounted to the highest price so far on
tho 1915 crop. An Immense export trade
was in progress and the market cloeod
strong lc to $Vic net higher, with De
cember at $1.21 and May at $1.22H. Corn
finished unchanged to o higher, oats
up Wa Vic to hkc and provisions varying
from 12Hc delcine to a rise of 16c.
Kstimatea of the export sales of wheat
today mad the total as much aa 1.750.
m bushels. The bulk of this aggregate
was said to have been taken by Great
Britain, apparently aa the result of the
action by British authorities in virtually
commandeering vessels so as to facilitate
the movement of grain from the Amer
ican side of the Atlantic. Stocks were
said to be decreasing to a serious extent
at Liverpool and prospects were less
tavoraDie lor an early movement from
Auatralla. Assertions that a sharp fall-
ng off in receipts from the Dakotaa and
Minnesota mlg.it be looked for tended
aiso to give confidence to the bulls.
Notwithstanding that owners of whest
sold freely to realise profits, the advance
met with no important check at any
Corn was upheld by the strenath of
wheat. Otherwise the market was In
clined to sag owing to cold weather and
to the outlook tor more l'.beral receipts.
ats ewayea wun corn.
Firmness showed Itself In most of the
provisions ootlons. A moderate amount
of investment buying appeared to be the
chief cause. Offerings were light.
Chicago Cash Prices W hest : No. 2 red.
$1. 20Hti 122: No. 2 red. $1.141 1; No. 2
hard. H l'Jiei.B'. No. i hn.ro. M liT4'dl 14.
Corn: No I yellow, nominal; No. 4 yel
low, wmfnc; jo. 4 w:me. ui-vflob-'iC
Oats: No. 8 white, 40V-i41Hc; standard.
42Vfi43c. Rye: No. 1 94rc. Barley: OOn
70c. Seeds: Timothy. 8o.00tff7.7o: clover.
$io.oo.19 .00. Provisions: Pork, $1S.2H; lard.
$S(biH: rtns, J-J.KIH'O'IO .7).
nr'ntn-iiiiincr; creamery, Z34JZ4C.
KYlflH Hlcher: recetDta. 1.617 cases:
firsts. W4fo30c; ordinary firsts, 27H?SHc;
at msra, cbki mnuaeu, ivrj jurj.
PUTATUr-s-nigner; receipts, H csrs
Michigan and Wisconsin whites. iM(;5c;
Minnesota white, 70r76c; Minnesota
POULT HY Alive, nigner; rowls. llHc:
springs. IZHC; luraeys. ioc.
OMAHA OBNBKA,. IfAStKBT. j
ntrf .TRY Alive: Turkeys, an ana I
ever T iba., 17o; broilers. 16Wl7c; springs.
HC; aUCKIi 1VU-. HWW. ,lll, VHlalOj
voung giunea hens, each, 36c; roosters. So.
OTflT'rRrW 'ha-apcak" lindardi. nee
gallon, $1.40; standards. $1.26; selects, $1.60;
northern, stanuarua, ea.w, cioi.ia, ',
York counts, $1.96. Northern, small
cans 34 2&c; la'ge cans. i(iytc. Cheaa.
peaks, small cans. 2C-u'-'-; Urgs cans. $wf
ic. , .
ylarl naiiDut, ia7hj, miwvdi noan i?ina,
So: fresh red UVr- -ai'-i. rreen, w-;
trout, fresh, 18c; whits fish, fresh, 20oj
red snapper, iresn. v , ur..
lb. anu u. froaen. lO-ltv eoxea. $1.86:
smoked whit fish, 14ot kippered salmon.
rROZEN FIBH-Halnwjt. staes ts suit
lOHo; catfish, large, for steals, lie; sal
mon, falls, i aafmoei. !!.ers 10o; No. I
trout. De: No. $ wWrteflsn. draased. Ms;
No. whltstlsh. Urge, loc; 1 whlie
ftah Jumbo, 18c; pick!., farund W. a.
(c; pickerel, headless. Sc; black baaa
order sis, t&oi herring, dreaeed, pair
frosen. ec; blueflsh. extra fajcy. 12c; red
snapper, baanleaa, dresaed loo; floun
dera. 10c: scallop, cer gallon. Slot.
feMOKED H-SH-Whlte. lft-lb. basketa
Kl'pPEArU) riSH ealmoa. 10-lb. bas
keta. per lb.. 17o.
BEEF CUTS-Rlbs: No. I. WVic: No. $.
16Hc; No. 3. U!H- loins: No. t, HwH:;
NoTt 10c: No. 8, lto. Chucks: No. L 8c;
No. i He; No. $L 8c. Hounds: No. 1.
U-ac: No. 2, 12c; No. 8, llc. Plates:
No. . e; No. 1 So; No. S, So.
CELEhY Mammoth, per dox., SOCOOa
8 70 S 66 8 67fi70
10 00 8 96 10 00
80 96 t MW7
10 27H K) 20 10 26
REEF CUTS-Rlba: No. 1, lHo: No. 2,
lVc; No. , MHo. Loins: No. 1, jlc; No.
1. mc; No 4. Chucks: No. 1, lOc; No.
i Sc; No. 3. tc. Rounds: No. 1, 14o;
No. I. lc; No. , ISo. riates: No, L Hc;
No. a c: No. a c
LIVE POULTRY Rrolters. 14 te 14
Iba, in separate corn p., 17c; ever 1H to I
lla., leo, springe, any site. 124c: ducks,
ticked. H price, but not wanted, lie;
bens, over 4 Iba per lb., 11 He; roosters,
He. Turkeys. 17c; old Tome. IRo; under
I lbs.. $c; leee than $ Iba each nol
wanted. Oeese, full feathered and fat.
Us; picked, H price, but not wanted.
Gulneaa. each, 16c; young. 1 te 1H Iba
each, 16c. Homer aqiiate. 14 oa. and over,
11 0u; 14 to 11 os., $100; No. $. must welgl)
os., $1.(0: under $01,600 Pigeons, an
kind, per oe., c,
Star Brand Ben Da via, $17$ per barrel;
Willow Twigs, $. per barrel: Wlneaapa,
$VW per barrel; Jonathans. $$.W per bar
rel. Shield Rrand-Rlack Twigs. $t per
barrel; Black Twlgn. comroerlctal brand.
$3. per barrel; Ben Davis. Illinois, $11$
BUTTER Best creamery, J!c: seconds,
tn cartons or tuba, &o; good dairy. titf
tkc; country, common, lKHo.
CHKKSE lmoorted Swiss, 44e:
domestic, $Oc; block. 14c; twins, lc;
daisy, 18Hc; triplets, lHc; youn.Ameil
can, Lc: blue label brick )ttHc; Mitibunrer.
Jc; New York white, 10c; Imported
French Kooquefort. 4Ho.
FhUlTt Naval oranges; extra fanny,
and Ms. tir box; extra fancy, Yim,
2Ks and 824s, $l.7S box; extra fancy Cali
fornia navels, Ws. U's. $3.00 box: axtra
fancy California navels, 160a, $325 box;
exiitk Ihih v CKiiiuinia uaveiS, Ii4s,
216s, 250s, $3.60 bo.
HHiL)A OHANOKS-lKt, ISOa, l.ta.
20ts, litis. 2fe. $2 75 box.
ORAPR KRL' IT Florida grape fruit:
4Rs. Mi, tKs. 80s, $3.60 box; 9-im. $3 S box:
lifts, $3.76 box. Tarpon brand: 26. $3.76
box; 4tis, $4.00 boXi 64s, $4.26 box; 44, 6Vs,
LEMONS Extra fancy California
Sunklst lemons, 800s, SMki, $6.09 box;
extra fancy California Sunklst lemons,
42iie, $4.60 box; extra fancy California
Red Ball lemons, $4.60 box; extra fancy
Flnridn limes. $1.60(2.00 baJ-ket.
FUNKIST Navels: fOs, Hea and ins.
2b; lwis, $3.60;
CRANBERRIES Jersey Bell. late
Howes, $11.60; cranberries, $276 box.
fhAKH-r.xtra lancy inter Nellie
(small sixes), $2.60 box.
CIDER New York. Mott's Sweet (very
beet grnde), $3.75 keg; Nebraska Ne
hawka, $3.2$ keg.
SWEET POTATOES Market strong
and advancing; extra fancy California
Jersey (about lflO-lb. crates), $3 00 crate;
extra fancy California Jersey, $1.60 ham
per. TOTATOES Colorado white, 75c buj
Red River Ohlos, too bu. s
ONIONS Yellow, Jo lb.; Red Olobe, le
lb.; Spanish (Imported Bermudas), $1.0
MISCELLANEOUS Crai'kerjaek, $3 W
caae; crackerjack, one-half rase, $176;
case; fard da tea, 12Ho lb.; salted peanut.
$l.lf can; popcorn, 40, 1 lb. package, $2.60
ease; corn po pa, $s.2E case; corn pops, one
half case, $1.6 caae; 8. W. dates. $1.j!
box. Honey, case. Airline, 2 dm.
ai nn riA. . gr.im wi Tn
"A.?-" er A
Motts. one-half bU $7.26 bbl.: Nehawka.
NUTS No. 1 walnuU. 16'4o lb.: blk.
walnuts, 80 lb.; hickory, 4e lb I filberts,
16o b; pecans, 12Ho lb.; Braalls, 16c lb;
almonds, 16o lb.
NEW YORK GENERAL MARKET
Qeetatloaa ef the Day aa Varlaa
NEW 1 TORK, Dec. 20. Dour, firm:
spring patents, $5.6Oiii,O0, winter patents.
WHEAT Spot, strong; No. 1 durum,
$1.83H f. o. b. New York; No. 1 northern,
Duluth, 1 2CH; and No. 1 northern, Mani
toba, $1.2744 c. I. f. Buffalo. Future were
trong, December, $1.28.
CORN Spot barely ateady; No. 2 yellow,
83 Ho prompt.
OAT8 tipot-Steady; No. t white. 46H9
HAY Easy; No. 1. $1 2001.25: No. 2.
$107H116; No. 8, f5c41.02H; shipping, 86
mupb uuiet; suite common to choice.
116, 2ix30c; 1914. 6'gl0c; Pacific coast; 1916,
lKfiloc; 1914, 8l0c.
HlUl-iS oulet: Bogota. 83lc: Central
utATHKK-r-irm; nemiock itrsts, 33
S4t; seconds, 82rnp33c.
provisions pork, steady; mess. $18.76
tiinw; tamiiy. V40.tmiZi.bO: short clear.
$ll.00i22.00. Beef, firm: mesa. $IS.604rl7.O):
fsmily. SI8.OMrl8.60. Lard, steady: middle
TALIiOW Barely steady: city. 6c:
country, 7H(tf8c; special. Mic '
BUTTER Firm: receipts. 4.4.r8 tubs:
creamery extras, 86Mrtji37Hc; firsts, 2g85c;
seconds. 2iHll.'2sc ...
BUGS Weak: receipts. 6.853 cases: fresh
gathered extra fine. 87ft 38c: extra firsts.
iot'3c; firsts, 33gja4c; seconds, 34.32c.
CHEESE Stesdy; receipts, 1,608 boxes;
state whole milk, held flats, speduls.
KHc; average fancy, 16444417c; current
make, specials, 16c; average fancy, 16'i
POULTRY Alive. prices unsettled:
.tM-aawl lm mm.m. talllJ -I.I.I. . c . .
uiciu, ai.. 11, iivinii Hum iiiniiirnB, jvu
27c; fowls, 13iS'17Hc: turkeys, 23S'J7c.
Kansas City Grain and Provisions.
KANSAS CITY, Dec. 20. WHEAT No.
hard. $1.0(&'1.13; No. 2 red. $1.16!. 18: i
December, $1.10; May. $1.1 If 41.1$.
CORN No. 2 mixed,. (iMiiVsc: o. 1
white. 66Hc: December. 6iftti6Hc: Mav.
oats ino. a wnite, tzvMTt-ic;, g'
BUTTEI-Creamery. 33c: flrsu. Jlc:
seconds. 2!c; packing, 19c.
Ku firsts, xnc; seconds, wr.
POULTRY Hen. loVuillo; turkey. 16c:
Mlmaeapolta Grain Market.
MINNEAPOLIS. Dec. 20. WHEAT
December. IU7H; May, $I.1SH: No. 1 hard.
$1.; No. 1 northern.' $1.17HS'1.18H; No.
$ northern. $1.10111.16.
BRAN $18.004 18.50.
CORN No. 3 yellow. T2Vt"$H.
OATS No. 3 white. SHitic.
. Liverpool Grain Market.
LIVERPOOL, Dec. 20. WHEAT Spot,
No. 1 Manitoba. 12a 6d; No.- S. 12a 2d; No.
3. 12s: No. 1 hard winter, lis 9d.
CORN Spot American mixed, new, Ss
FLOI'R-Winter patents,. 44s.
HOPS-In London, Pacific coast. 4ft5.
St. Loala irala Market.
ST. LOUIS. Mo.. Dec. Zd. WHEAT
No. 2 red, 41.22'ul .-; No. 2 hard. 11.12;
December. I1.1HH; May. $1.1H &1 16'4.
CORN No I, bVHc: No. 2 white. 67Hc;
Pecember. tntc; May, 70f'71e.
OATH No. 2, 4uHc; No. $ white, 'nomi
nal toffee Market.
NBW YORK,- DSC. 2a COFFEE-The
coffee market opened unchanged to 4
points higher on a moderate demand for
late deliveries today, but the near months
sold off and part of the business was in
the way of switching from December and
January Into September. Burliness was
reported In December at .6ic, while Hep
tember sold at 4. 96c Mies. 12,(0) bags;
December, 6.63c; January, 62c; February,
n one: March, 669c; April, 6.71c: May, ti7ic,
June. 6.7c; July. .4c; August, 4f'c;
September, 8.94c; October f. 9.1c.
Soot, a met: mo 7s. 7c: Santos 4a.
9c. Cost and freight offers were about
unchanged, quotations ranging from 8.60c
to 9.0UO for Santos 4s.
The official cables reported no change
In the primary maraet.
Evaporated Apples anl Lirlea raits
NEW YORK, Dee. 20. EVAPORATED
APPLES Dull, lancy, Vvv,c; choice,
DRIED rRUIT-PTUnes easy; Cali
fornia. 4Sllc: Oregon. 7l'Bc'. Anrl.
cots, steady; choice, WHc; extra choke,
11aOlWc: fancy. 12c. Peaches. firm:
choice, 8; extra choice. Sc; fancy, 7''f
Ho. Raisins, steady; loose muscatels. 7.t
ivc; cnoice to fancy, seeded, iStQSc;
NEW YORK. Dec. 20.-.UQAR-Ra w.
nrm; centruugal, 4.sc; moiaaaea. 4 lc
Refined, quiet; cut loaf. 4 sic; cruxhed.
(.7bc; mould A, .40c; cubes, glue- xxxg
powdered, g.lOc; powdered, 6Uc; fine
granulated, S.koc; diamond A, 6 9c; con
feet loners' A, 6.86c; No. 1. S.'tOc. Futures
opened firmer today on covering and
active buying. At noon prices were la
Oil ana Keel a.
SAVANNAH. Dec. 20. TURPENTINE
tileady, 61c; sales, none; receipts, 160
bbls. : shipments, cms; stock, 22.6t bbla
ROSlN-1-lrm: sales. Mj 1,1.1a- re
ceipts, 1.301 bbla; shipments, ion bbls ;
Htock. 16J3 bbls. Quote: A. R. C. I. E.
K, O. H. I. $6.10: K. S76: M. $4.20, N,
$6.76, WU, $' vu; WW. !..
OMAHA LIVE STOCK MARKET
Cattle Receipt Light and Trade is
Slow at Steady to. Stronger
Price Sheep Lower.
HOGS STEADY TO FIVE LOWER
OMAHA. December , 1916.
Kaitimate Monday .
Cattle. Itogn. Sheep.
Penie day last week.... .7
Same 2 weeks ago 10.3M
Same $ weeks atlo 10,474
Some 4 weeks ago 13J7B
Same day last year.... 8,042
The following table shows the receipts
ef cattle, hogs and sheep at the Omaha
live stock market for the year to dale as
compared with last year:
1915. 114. ln.
Cattle tlM.404 W2.IW4 26.TO
Hogs 8.M7.IW! 2.174.714 142.4W
Sheep ,HUS 8,03.311 147.772
Tha following table mows the receipts
Prices of hogs at tbe Omaha live stock
market for the last few day, with com
Data 1916. i8i4.)ii8jlaii7piii. 11810. II2W.
t 111761 1 Ui $ 111 6 071 1 74
IX c. 9.
IJ 1 41 1 1 Ml I Ml 1 " "
1 4u t 6i $ M 7 41
141 T o
t 661 T
$ 0M I S 02
121 7 M
; nil t 1
T 64 7 0 27
7 a rr
7 I'Sl 8 81
7 68) t 6.1
7 t 7 W 7 79 SOI
e e.-i 1 OA
7 83 7 9 7 71
Pec. 2Q. 6J7H 7 44 7 7i 7 7.t 8 11
e i 7 M6
nrceipia ana aisposmon or live euuiv
t the Union Stock yard, Omaha, Neb.,
for twenty-four hour ending at $ '
r,UTm VlV,, enuing at ,
. . a . . ... ., a.L.
Cattle. Hogs, eneep.
(' . M Bt. P 13
Union Pacific 21
C at N. W., esst......... 3-
C. N. W., west IS
C, (St. P., M. ' 0.....M. $1
C. H. Q., east......M.. ..
C. H. AW., want 29
V., H. 1. & P..,ejit. 11
C, H. I. & P., west........ 2
Illinois Central 21
Chicago Urent Western.... 18
Total receipts 119
. DISPOSITION HESAD.
Cattle. Hogs. Sheep.
Morris Co....' 4 1,649' 1.0.M
Swift ft Co 607 1.78 4,3:io
Cuushy Packing Co..-. 937 8,278 tt.lo
Armour 4t Co 724 $.790 8,012
ch warts 4k Co .... ' 3i4
J. W. Murphy 662
Lincoln Packing Co...., t ,.,m
So. Omaha Packing Co. 1$ .
Rath Packing Co t
Benton. Vansaut s
K. B. Lewis
J. B. Root 4k Co
J. H. Bulla
L. F. Hue
F. G. Kellogg
II. F. Hamilton
i 26 ...
24 ..., .....
Mo. ot Kan. Calf Co.... 221
M ey ers
Baker, Jones Smith.,
Dennis St Francis
Jensen 6V Lundgren
Totals 8,468 11,674 11,882
CATTLE Receipts were the lightest
that they hav been for a Monday In a
long time and (till they were more than
doumo tha receipts of a year aao. The
trad as a whole was alow and dull and
tt wa late before buyer resly got down
to business. Hellera were determined to
force the market higher, while the re
ceipts made buyers reluctant about put
ting on anything.
Fat beet was generally steady to pos
sibly a little stronger on soma kind.
witn cows, heifer and good stock tat
tle ranging snywnere from aieaay to a
much as 10c higher.
Quotations on Cattle Good to choice
yearlings, 88.864jp9.ll6; good to choice
beeves. $7.604.26; fair to good beeves,
I6.75foi7.40; common to fair beeves. $8.'.5
ii4.&0; good to choice grass heifer. $6.60
itio.60; good to choloe grass cows, $6,260
4.26; fair to good oowa, $4.6(ti6.26; com
mon to fair cows, 8".MXQ.ou; good to
choice feeders, $6.60tP7.16; fair to good
feeders, $i.00U.80; common to fair feed
ers. S6.00iii.00: good to choice stockers.
$tl 76a7.25; fair to good stockers, $.O(k0
6.76; common to fair atorkera. $6.0&rn'6.0u;
stock heifer. $6.26(.00; stock cows, $4,600
6.26; tock calve. $8.00(&1.26; veal calves,
$7.00iR9.60; bulls, atage, etc.. $3.7&$1.26.
At. Pr. No. A. Pr.
1010 I 00 21 Ill IX
HOt 4 16 ' M M ti
1211 in ' 4 nil 7 w
1104 T 10 11 1(4 7
STEERS AND HEIFERS.
714 1 Jr. i hi 4 W
Mt I so tt 4tl 6 71
(19 11 - is ul i at
111 M 11 ' t tn
1 474 4 16 11 ItO TO
11 471 T 71
STUCK E KM AU r EJ!LP.lin
741 M 11 HI IN
7U 1 14 4 417 10
M Ill 4 40 M TXT 4 40
u. tm lie 44 ...ika is
it iisn h i; M in
HOO.1 A liberal week-opening run waa
on hand, 176 cars, or 12,000 head, making
up the day's total. Thl Is the largest
Mondav run received In a long time, be
ing 3.600 lurger than a week ago, 2.000
heavier than two week ago and a 2.6-)
Increase over tha corresponding day last
- Both packers and shipper started out
early looking for the good hogs and pay
ing, on first rounds at least, good steady
tirtes for the weighty kinds, Lilt over-
looktnr the llgnt stuit wnerever possicio
Lter on after- the moat urgent orders
had been filled values eased off a little.
even on best kinds, and towards tha close
trade was mostly 6c lower even on
As noted above the lights were very
slow sale, and except where sellers were
able to move them with strings, or nau
something that, while not very weigmy,
was extra good, they were left for the
In the end moat everything waa cleaned
up, but most of ths underweight moved
at nrlccs that were 6ffll0c lower. Here
and there a -! could be pointed out that
looked nearly steady, but instances of
tnat sort were exceptions. There were a
few loads still in first hands at a late
hour. Bulk of the aales were made at
.8f.tT.4&. the long string selling at $6.40.
There wss quit a scattering of aales of
light hogs from e. so on down, wnue tope
reached $8.60. Several bunches of pigs
weighing around 100 pounds which were
offered found an uncertain outlet. Sume
of them were bought as stockers around
$5.00. while others had failed to move up
At. Mi. rr No. A. Mi. lr.
117 as M at 171 II II
114 ... M III fcw ... I U
111 ... 4 u tn so 4 it
1.4 ... al git ike I as
IK! ... 1 4l'i 4 i leu
mi an a 7. ...... .si ... M
M ... 4k) 11 144 ... IM
Ill ... I I M U ... 1
1 104 ... lie..
SHEEP Receipt were on the generou
order, estimates calling foe flfty-threa
cars, or U.7u0 head. Thla la more than
2.000 heavier man last week, and I tour
times a large as for the correspouUiiig
Mondav last year, but shows a falling off
of a few hundred head aa compared with
two weeks ago.
Other markets reported pretty good
runs, and packers' attitude waa bearish,
even on beat lamb, bids being anyway
l'ajlic, and In spot a much as a quarter
lower right from tne start, t p to rattier
late hour in the forenoon Packers had
done almost noth'n?, although a ehlpper
l ad paid a top or 00 for one load.
Wluin trade linally got going valusa
were around lotjliio lower, slmI movement
waa pretty siow at mat. Packers faiiea
to pay over $.90, and bought the bulk
from that figure down to 13.76. I'd to
noon clearance was not very satisfactory.
mere i.eing several loads or lambs sun
In first hands at midday. No clipped
lamba were offered, best being nominally
quoted at $3.60.
As a general thing, owes took about
th same decline as lorn be. lOlght car
of Montana that carried no fill at all,
brought th day' top of $S.a6, and other
ewea of a good sort were bought st $6.90.
One load of real good light yearlings
made $7.66. They were the first light
yearlings to show up In week, and their
tppenrsnoe rretty iniich a surprise
o everyone, tnher t-rllne. a well as
few ewes, were unsold at lunch time.
I-Voder trade was a aniall sftnlr. only
few bum bes of f'eillng Inmlm showing
p tne sele of tni1lirm wrta-hts was re
ported at $S.$S. while a few loads of
.tlatin ulirnl flrlila. nn well as small
ii'ksge sorted off ami westerns were
.lupoid at noon.
Wiotatlons nn sheep and lambs: Lemhs,
nd to holce. light, $ .ii ! good to
nediiun hesvy Umlm, fimi.l; lambs,
fair to good. $3 MKr 7S; Inmhs. sllpied.
$7 'J8.60; lamba, feeders, $; OiJi 50; jresr
lings. good to choice llafnt, $7nwiT.60;
earllng, fslr to choice heavy, $s.lifi7
lamba, feeders, V 2Cfi 26; wethers, fnJr to
choice, $6,764760; ewes, good to choice,
l.v;ftj5 86; ewes, fair to good, $ OV' 7i;
ewes, feeders. $4 .86.
5i fed lambg
ir-3 fed ewes
fed feeder ewes
103 fed feeder ewea
lot fed feeder ewes
CHICAGO L1VK STOCK MARKET
Cattle Weak Hogs Steady Sheep
23.WW head; market, weak; native beef
steers. $f..talrlfl 90; western steers. $.
8K0; cows and heifers, $2.8041 8.20; oalvra,
IHXIS Receipts. 20,000 head; market,
steady; averaged a shade lower, but
closed strong; bulk. 84 toj.fin: light. 86
. 1 1 . r-. v , pii , . 1 1 a, , 1,11(1, r -..', I a 1 1 . e-1
ti 56; mixed. liVliwf)tJ.7,rj heavy, $.f4Ji
o..: pigs .ftwi't.!.
sllkltlV Reoelirts. 17.000 head; market,
steady; wethers, $&10Q.f0; lambs. $K.90
Sloag City Lire StocW Market.
Rlrtl'V PITV T n-M Oft fiTTr.ff
. . V I . . . If.., . V . . x. " - u . .
Receipts, 6,0t head; market steady; na-
lt. a; 7,,i7 ril- KntKee 41 FJVril
k . maw. snn h r.H . 1 UhTiX I
and feeders. $4.9ofli.i6: calvea. $4.iUS.0n
bulls, stars eta. 84.fiof6.7r..
HtXI.4 Receipts. 8,600 head;
MtHi. iieeelpte, ,auu head;.. maj-RLi
-..a..,.. . 1 b. 1 . l.Ma...M II aluaM
ion n nj im'-i, iir.y, T' -u v.", .
mixed. $-i?r-t(40; light, $o.ooi.25; bulk ot
w.nh.pANn tji MRB-Recelnts. 8.000
,head; market lOo lower; wea $1.50(110.76;
Knnaa City Mv Stock Market.
KANSAS CITY. Deo. a0.-OATTI.F-Recelpts.
17.0(10 head; market, strong;
prime fed eteers, $9 OnffO 76; dressed beef
steers, $Y7Mg.60j western steers, $n.OO0
8.2R: stockers and feeders, $.V60M.OO; bull,
$4 6tV,r 00; calves. $o.0vqa 00.
Hons Receipts, IK.Ooo head; market,
steady; bulk, 6.-f.; heavy, $l4iiirt.0;
packers and birtcheni, $6.40408.66; light,
b.(ni; piKa, . (wire on.
Hit HBP Receipts, M0 head; ' marke,
steady; lamba, $Jv2M?s00; yearlings. $.T6
7.60; wethers, $6.7o4.60; ewes, $0.264.26.
St. Loala Lire Stack Market.
ST. IaOUlS. Dec. 9V OA TTLra Re
ceipts, 7,100; market, lower; native beef
ateere, $7.6(trlii.4i); yearling steers and
heifers, $8.txtJlO.!0; cows. $5.fW7.00; stock
ers and feeders, $ft.OOfff7.2r; southern steers,
$o.2fiti.60; cow and holfers. $4 00dj.t;
native calves, $4.0mu10.2r..
lUXT-f Recefci-ts, l.0fO head; market,
steady: plaa and lights. $6.7W.70: mixed
and butchers, $6.46(iu6.80; good heavy, $4.76
8H F5EP Receipt a, head; market,
steady; yearllnga, $H.Nnr7 60: lambs, $3.0047
9.36; sheep and ewes, $u.6Oilr8.60.
St. Joseph Live Stock Market.
ST. JOBEPH, Dec. 20. CATTLE Re
ceipts. 1,600 head; market alow; steers,
$l.frv9.flO; rows and heifer, $3.60TJo.60;
HOGS Receipts. 7,000 head; market
lower; bulk of sales, $n.2Mi.66.
SHEFaP AND LAMBS Receipts. 1500
head; market steady; lambs, $H .500.10.
Stack In Sight.
9.rV0 , 3.900
ft, Louis ...
..64.143 73,080 84,700
n.i, .lurlnn In tha Tl'nlted States for
the week ending December 1. a reported
to Bradstreet's Journal. New Tork, ag
gregate $4,622,897,000, against $4,360,220.0)0
last week and $2,B10,t.M.UM) In this week
l.at vear. Canadian clearing aggregats
$216 691 0.0, as against $220,140.1410 last week
and $134,642,000 in thla week last year. Fol
lowing are the returns for this week,
with perecentsges of change shown this
week as compared with th week last
, 246,7t,0r 60.8 a
190,476,() SI. K
6H,474,0"0 20.8 i
2&,7:0i0 20.1 ,
- i9.ino.ono 12.4
ID, 970,i 64. 4.
16.126.000 14 $
10,41 K.O) 23.6
,2i't.lrl0 19.9 ....
1 440.IHM-I M. 8
8,171.0") SO 0
6.2M.0iO 23.6 ......
7,876,(n 72.21 ,
6.0H1,() 34.7 .,.
4).5-).S T.4 ...mmm
4.O.00. 13.4 J
4.?.0iO 24 t
4. s7r..tssr( a t
f..(ii7 fxl 44.7 ......
3.11.9,000 18. fl
5. sns.OW 11.2
3 8'-'4.0OI). S
4, 9)4,0110 IM.4 .......
3. 3-0,0"" 20.1
1. Kn.rmot 18 7
.1 3.7S2.! 7.S
2. M.0OOT.- 14
3. :7,00O 101
Ft. Paul .
Washington. D. C.
Sat Lake City....
Des Molne. ,.
Duluth ' ...
Hcranton .-1. ........
New Haven. .......
Grand Rapid. ....
Springfield. . Mass.
NBW TORK. IVn. 30 -Cf rTTON flpoiL
quiet; middling uplsnils, l$.lc. Bale. 100
tun - futures opened firm; January,
llkOo; March. Ilia?; Msy. 12.63c; July,
12 7c; October. 13 ;Wc.
r'nttnn rrnuMi rinaed steady: December.
1183.-; January. 11 !'; March. IJ 'JOc; May,
l?44c; July, 12.67c; October, 12.srf.
The cotton market closed steady at ,
net advance of t to 11 points today.
LIVERPOOL, Dec. 30. riuis npot,
steady; good mldillliig. 7 8M; middling,
f ood; low middling. 7.04d; ale, lO.OoO
NKW TORV. Dec. 10 - MET A LS Lead.
offered at $6.40. Kpelter not quoted. Cop
per, firm; electrolytic 10 26. iron, firm;
No. 1 northern. tl.tH'y.O 0(; No. 2. $l.0Cd
W.DO: No. 1 southern, i. urn ."w; no. j,
111 tJk Tl- fl-m' arwit l?a.60 Kill
0 . vv. 11.1, . . . . , - - , - -
At I-nnrlon: Hoot eotter. U 17 : fu
tures, i 2s (d; electrolytic, tin) 10s. Spot
tin, ln8 10s; ruturee, tiw Antimuny,
126. Lead, $8 17 6d. npelter. CW.
Oaaaha llay Market.
HAY Prairie, choice upland. $11 Orw
11.60: No. 1 II0 604T1100: No. 8. $00i)000
No. 8. 8o.00frni.00. Choloe midland. 810.60:
No. 1. $.6oi(tl00; No. I. $8 0jg00; No. $,
ln.0O4i8.OO. Choice lowland, $60rfrlOOO;
kNo. 1. $H.6060; No. $. $7.001.); No. 8.
$r, 00rr7.00. Htraw, cnoice wneai. a.wrrio no,
rhoice oat or rye. $t.0vj &0. Alfalfa
choice alfalfa, SirsftfflS.M: No. 1. $11 iKi'tl
U.M); No. $. $9.007111.60; No. $, $7.0008.
OMAHA. Dec $. Bank clearing for
Omaha today were $i.bi,,366.ua. and for
the corresponding day last yesr t3.1'J4,&13.14.
NEW YORK ST0CK MARKET
Shares of Companies Operating in
Mexico Are Most Prominent
THESE SHARES ARE ON BOOM
vkw vntK- lw M Interest In to
day's market was transferred from. Euro
pean affairs to Mexico, share or corn
pun lea operating In that country, rajtably
American Hmeltlng and Mexican Petro
leum being the most prominent featurwa.
Smelting rose SH points to 10H n1
Mexican Petroleum SHft'H. The activity
of these stocks waa naturally ascribed
to the withdrawal of the revolutionary
forces and the disintegration of tha move
ment ssalnst the de facto government.
Incidentally another advance In oil
prices by the leading producer accounted
for the strength of the oil stocks, Texas
romnany rising H to 17, with an ex
tensive demand for California Petroleum
common and preferred aa well as kindred
Issues on the "curb."
Other metal shares fallowed awlttag,
lead In smaller degree and war stock
Ilka Htudebaker, Haldwln Ijncomotlve,
American locomotive, rnidhle Weel,
New York Air Rrake and American were
Intermittently higher by 1 to 8 point.
United States Wcel rose to 4. but
lost much of Its advantage In the final
1" " -' ..... .,. . . . . .
i hour when reallilng sales In smelting
and petroleums caused general recessions.
Kail were in steady request on a
moderate scale, especially New York
Central, Eries and some of the Pacific
and Orangers, Total sales of stocks were
41 000 share.
Foreign exchange) reflected the more
confident feeling In tha foreign situation,
marks atlffentng perreptl)ly, with general
.11 ' ' ' I , aur BUI ia.IUllllUl..
1 demand for Anglo-French fives at quota
tions ganging between 844 and 6. Total
- i, . r,.J .
";r""f par value, aggregated
. ' L ,
United State bond were unohanged
Number of sale and leading quotations
on stock wers aa follow:
gales. HlrV Lew. Close.
AkMka OnM ll." I H H4 S
Allla-alniers . ga 11V 1)14 aii
Amerlran Iteet Rogar..., l.K 7n 70
1 ("ia sot a
aaverlean IjoromollTO ,
Amerlran t. H
Am, M. A .R. ptfl
Am. Suaar Keflnlnx.,,
American Tel. a Tel.,
American Tonaere ....
Anaconda t'opoer . .
Halrtartn Iatrotno4lTe ..
t.Tns h som
, u.Toa ita inn iia
o 111 lnv 111
q lis lis li"H
an i:a4)' lt
, i.r seoi ii aw
, ll.n ea M
, i.m loaia ia mi
U.M liat ll" Ul
Halt 1 more A Ohto... An
w n wa
leMnienem rveel ...aM,,-M
11 rook Im Raold Tr ins 1IU II
V,hfnrl Petroleum T.sa) 11 11 II
cni1lan raelllo l.inii utu nt 1T
renirai lasiher . tod m l'H 14
nieaapaalie eV 06te..... 94 11 lit,
"hloa;o U W ., 144t
t'Jilnaao, tl. 1 It r tin 4
Chlraan ft tt. W mt 11114 Ul imv
4 ivioaao, H. I. eV r. Ry M
C.hlno (aree l ie WS II II
txioraoo Fa. I ft Iraa.... IM It 11 11
OurlNe Itaal 1.40 T4ii 7IU 71
Denver ft R. O. Pti V
Piettllera Beearltlae .... aim st 4-a 41H
Brie 11. Sal 41 ! 414a
4)enerel Blertrl l.lnl 174 171 174
(treat Northern of so i UM4 i
ureat iso. tire ef re i.iue
Otiasenhelm nsplocavllom.. l.MS
liiiiii.i. -nil.) .....
Interharoaah Oa. Cbi., L H
inainraiioa ooeeer afroo a14
InUrnatlimaJ NarresMr... 111
Kanaas Cltr ftuothaca.... Lene 11
luahiah Valler M II
Ivi.rllle a NaakTllle
. ...... , . . .
. . 88,400 fsai
... LM 11
Miami Oorper l,m
Mleaourl. K. ft T. StO.
Mleeoaii Paelfle .. t 414
naiiomi viawi .....
N.raaa Copper in 114 UM.
New York (antral...... 8,ea kH 101 loeu
N. r., N. H. ft H...M.. Lin nl 74a 74
Norfolk ft Waetara...... 1.40 1I1S lk
Northers Panllle 111,
Paolflo Mall 11
Peoino Tel. ft Tsl.... 4M
Pennarlvaala l,$nt W 114
Pullman Palaee dsr.MM. 9ns lnr wau
Iter . Ouppsr....... Iftne MS 94 Mta
luaolna 1,) ,u mik l
Hepuhlie Iron ft Btt.... 8.SO U1 54 i 14 V4
Hnuthera Paotflo 4.4 lOlsi 101 Vtt
Xoutaera RalHewg ....m.. 1 U tt HI
lenneeaaa tapper ...... 4.400 la IT M
Teiaa Compaay ......m. 11 l Mt
! """"" $." WTf 1" !
' -" witio I'm. .....mm wmj irn-a HW VI
' aitea mates maai..MM. 41. in . mu KV4 Mia
IT SI Da kM a uaa a..T a.-.T .
K.C ACZL.'"" J' l-ZX H
. -it". . .........a. m.mMr
W'eatern t'nloa .M in
WeatlnshnHaa Bleotrls M .
Montana INjwar Line
General Motors .......... no
Wahaah B DM lam
7 - 71
International Marin .. llaoo
Total sales for Ike ar. 4W.0S i
Wove Yorlc Moaery Dfarket.
NF.W YORK. Deo. Jo. vnnni wttt tt.
PAPER M per rent.
STERLING fcXCHANQB-eo-day WHs.
$4tW; demand, $4.7236; cable, $4.T3.
oiurrjo-Dor, ea'Sjc; jneucan dollars,
RONDS-43overnment, steady; railroad
MoNBT-Tim loans, easy, 40 daya U
MVk per oent; 90 1 daya 3Mr tier Sent;
six months. 2 s,t pr cent. Call money,
teady; high. J per cent; low, 1 per
cent; ruling rate. Hi Tver rent- Im C.
per cent; closing bid, 1 per cent; of-
in " i, m. m imjr ..-i i
Closing quotations on bond today were
... H N. T. C. sea ts..,.IllH
...1S1I4M T ntT 4Hs..: 12
...1fH. T. DulitM m
.104HN. T.. N. M. ft M.
V a. 4a rag.
So eeuoea .
..II sv. a 114
ranama aa eoupoa..iuano. Paeln 4a lis.
Ala. trnaiwi oo M Sk
A. T. ft T. a H..lD4'o. . U ref. 4s!. I" 91
Armour ft Ce. 4s.. M 'Pea. T. ft T. la.... H
Aiohleoa sea. 4e.... asvpena. eoa. 4 Ha inf.1,
Bal. ft Ohio 4a 91 do sea. H..NL.ltn
Oen. Paolflo let MRaadla geav ttCiZ. tZ
Chea. ft Ohl 4H.. i.g. u ft B. r. r s VI
C H. ft O. I. 4 ... 97go. Pa, or. 6a.106H
C M ft fl P s 4m .10H da nt. 4a.... ",1 ivS
r, tt. 1. ft V. e. 4s. . Itaiivar le j
C. S. ref. 4Hs.... SUnloa Pact He 4s..., !
r. ft R. a. raL la. u d m. 4. ."
Bate sea. 4s M 7 a. Robber 4B....1
Oaa Klaatrto to... ..lul v. 8. Steel la
n. a I. a r. r. ea. e nail war Is irau
Ot, No. let luvs.... 4WWahati lit U m
III. Oon. rmt. 4...., uuwa. Tnloa 4Ws... N
K. (7. Ba. rat. la... 94 Waet. Mao. ev. 4s . tM
U ft M. eol- 4.... 14 Analo-frrnrh la ... N
M K. ft T. 1st 4s.. f7
Lsa4o Stock Market.
' liONTJON, Deo. 10. Trading was lim
ited In the-American section of the stook
market today. r!ce opened higher, but
the gains were bartdy maintained.
FlfaVKR-Har. $4 l-id per ounce.
MONICV u-4U per cent
DlflCOirNT RATES Short bills and
three months. $" per cent.
Dry Oeoda Market.
NBW TORK. Deo. 80. DRY GOODS
Cotton goods and yarns steady today;
dress goods ftrno, hut quiet. Raw silk
easier In Canton grades.
Holding Up Parcel
Post Service at Sea
BERLIN, Dee. (By Wireless to
Sayvllle.) flweden has decided to mak
an nergofta protest to Great Britain'
againat ths stoppage by British author!.
ties at Kirkwall of th parcel post Ber
yl oe between Sweden and the TTnlted
States. The Swedish government also
has ordered all parcel post from England
In transit across Sweden to b held up
Indefinitely, . This means th complete
stoppage of th Anglo-Russian parcel post
service until the Swedish protest Is
Th Swedish government, according to
Information received her, will notify th
United State of thla new measure. Th
protest Is based on th British action of
taking sealed sacks of paro post mall
from tha steamer Helllg Olav on Its last
voyage from New Tork. and tn removing
ths entire parcel post tram tha outgoing
st earner Stockholm, formally th Holland
American liner Potsdam, and now owned
by tb Swadlsh-AmerlcAn Steamship
eompany, which left Gothenburg a few
It was stated at th British foreign
offlc yesterday thst out of 800 bass of
parcel mail for Sweden on board th Hel
llg Olav, 14 contained nothing exaept
rubber consigned to a well known for
warding agent In Sweden. It was added
Innocent parcel of mall carried by th
steamer would ba forwarded to their des
tination as speedily as poasibla.
MAY BEAT LOUDON
British Paper Considers , Teuton
Attempt to InTswIe England as
ALLIES AWAIT FOE'S M0VEJG
LONDON. Dec 19 During the
relajtaUon In tUl tbt offensive cam
p&lgns. except the Italian pressure on
the Austrlans. which haa followed
the expulsion of the Serbian army
from Its own country, European In
terest U focused upon the probabili
ties of some new, bnt as yet unde
It appears to be taken for granted
on all sides that the poller- of the
central power will be to attempt to
Cain a decision somewhere, while
their, opponents will prefer to devote
the winter to preparations for war
fare in the spring.
Mar Attach. Canal.
There is much discussion In Oreat
Britain of reported Turkish-German at
tempt upon tha Sue canal. Messages re
ceived from neutral countries proteasing
to hav German sources of Information
describe th German field marshal. Von
Der Qolta, as equlppm at Aleppo an
army for an Invasion ot rigyipt.. The
aama correspondents assert that th Ger
mans are collecting xtemalv drove of
camels and dnnksys for thalr transport.
English writer who know Egypt de
clare such a project hopeless.
Tha observer today considers a n 1 .
man attempt to Invade England as a
4aperata gamble, one of the foremmt
possibilities and that the extensive -movement
of tha troop 1 in Belgium mny
mean preparations for - embarking itt
Zeeibrngre snd In the Scheldt river. '
Groaad Yery Maddy.
Officer returning from tha western
front express th belief that fighting
thers on. a Mr seals Is tmposstbls becaus
th country l muddler snd altogether In
worse condition than last year.
Ths activity on th Oalllpoll peninsula
and small Italian gains are the only Im
portant military operations reported ta
Germany . hag lost the small cruiser
Bremen and a torpedo boat In tha BalHci
Sea throagh a aubmartn attack. . It ,4s
prssnrood that th submarine was on f
th English under- ea squadron which
recently has shown nterpris In these
Tbe Turks claim to have sunk a British
monitor tn th Tigris river near Kut-Ki-
Oracle Sltaatloa rebaaga4,
Th Greek situation remains unchanged.
Tha Greek government Is reported to hav
protested formally against tha entente
allle fortifying outside BalonlkL Thl
protest may ba of th am character as
tha one lodged against the first landing
of troops, whloh was then described as
merely a technical one to keep the recerd
Henry Pord's peace party arrived ( In
Chrlstlanla this morning and was wel
comed Informally by professors and cler
gymen and tha American minister. Not
withstanding th fact that th party has
no official status, Norwegian hospitality
and tha warm friendship of th Nor
we g I an a towards Americana assure th
peaoa party an Interesting sojourn dur
ing their three days' stay In that country.
Bid Army Far well. - 1
Field Marshal French Issued an fjljf
qoent farewell to th British arnTy ln
Franc prior to his turning th command
of tha British forces over to General sir
Donglas Halg. In It h asserted th eon-,
vlctlon that a glorious ending to their
efforts was not far distant. j
Th art of Derby, director of recruit
ing, today told a London audience that h
had found th heart of th country wa
right H predicted a victory for th en
tent allle at an earlier dat than many
person xpeot. Th recruits mobilised
under th earl of Derby plan hav al
ready began drilling In several cities so
that thsy may have soma military school
ing when they are formally called to
English Heart Right,
1 Says Earl of Derby
LONDON. Deo. So. Lord Darby, direc
tor of recruiting, and Ben TUlett, aecre
tary of tha Pock Worker1 union, ap
peared on th same platform tn muslo
hall meeting bar today. Th earl of
"When It comas to th question of ths
number of men who hav enlisted, I must
not antlotpat In aqy way what will ba
aid Tuesday by b prime mini iter. 1
think th country will feel when h
make that statement $hg$ th heart of
th country is right. .
'I hope tha new year will show a
brighter outlook than Is dlaoeralabl at
tha presspt moment. Probably tha re
sult will com soonsr than many expect,
but not sooner than thay hop a result
whloh will be a victory for tha allied
forces.' X am 'not th least pesalmUtia
about 'th future."
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