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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, MAY 9, 1016.
WINTER WHEAT CROPj'sAernen Get Merry Ha-Ha and
MANY MILLION LESS
Forecast of Yield on Basil of Con'
ditioni May First About Half
REDUCTION IN ACREAGE LARGE
WASHINGTON, May . The win
ter wheat crop this year promlaeg to
yield 409.280,000 bushels, the De
ri rtmcnt of Agriculture announced
today, basing It forecast on the con
riulon of the crop May 1. Tue output
will probably be above or below
thono flgurei according to the change
In eondltlona from now until time
of harveat. Today'a forecast com
ptrea with 658, 015,000 butthela bar
vented last year, the greatest winter
heat crop ever gathered In this
rtuntry, and with a forecast of 640.
000,000 bushela made last December
before the crop entered the winter,
f torn which It emerged In rather poor
condition, showing a decline of 9.4
point compared with the ten-year-r.verage
decline of 3,6 points. On
the crnp'a condition April 1 a fore
cast of 46,000,00O bushels waa
rpade by the bureau of crop eatl
matca, assuming average abandon
ment of acreage and average Influ
er.eea on the crop to harvesting time.
Th ere of wlntar wheat to tie har
vested li sstlinalt at about O,0X.( acres
ss a mult of the Mjr 1 canvass. The
area, planted Isst, fell ws t,V,m eeres,
a de'iressa of 4.7M.WK) acres from the
fford rf of tlie 1315 crop and (oinparse
with yearly average of 82,'M,ooo eerra
In l)i pfficedlng flv years.
The cnti'lliion of winter what on May
! was 12 per cent of a normal, corn.
MM with T.l nn April 1 last, W.f on
May i last year and .(, the tn-year
May 1 average. That rnndltlnn la lndl
retlve of a yl'ld ef 14.1 bushels an acre,
compared with lilt bishls bsrveeted
lt yesr and 1 bushels In IS!!.
The largs reduction In acreage sown
lust fll waa attributed parti to tin.
favorable weather for seeding, tangled
rnndftlnn of much corn land which other
wise would have been sown to wheat,
iini fear of the Hessian fly and to
Urge up!'H" of wheat on lisnd.
A wet, cold full, causing poor seed beds
and poor start for wintering, resulted In
low condition this erring, Much of the
crop was sown tele and the Hnsslan fly
reported prrsnit and active In ninny
section of the southern part of the wltv
ter win lit twit, 'lime tic eondltlona wre
harder on late sown, the winter covering
ws lighter than usual and the Injury
from freexlng and thawing greater than
In previous years.
Other details of the May report ahow:
Hye Condition, MIT per cent of a nor
mal, compared with S7.I on April 1 last,
l 8 on May 1 last ynar and W., the ten
year May 1 average.
Mealow (hay) landa-Condltlon, M.4
per cent of a normal, compared with SS.S
on May 1 list year and Ml, the trn-year
Mny 1 average.
Hay Stocka of hay en farms May 1
are eatlmated at ,.,M9,noo tone, or YS per
cnt of Isst year"a crop, against Mtt.W
tons, or 12 1 per cent on May t lost year,
and sMW.one tons, or 1J.1 per cent, the
five-year May 1 average,
Features Condition, It.J per cent of a
normal, against Wl.t on May t last year,
and SS.S, the ten-year May 1 average.
Spring Plowing Waa TO. 4 per cent com-v
ptetnd up to May 1, compared with TS I
on May 1 Inst year, and ., the ten year
May I average,
Wprlng Planting Wee M.7 per cent corn
plated up to May 1, compared with e&3
on May 1 last year, and U.S. tho ten
resr May 1 average.
Reporters Do Not Get That Much
Ft'iaeell Ebersteln. his pa, Marshall
Ebersteln.' arid "Dave" I'lcklneon made
up a party that apent Saturday and Hun
lsy ftahlng In a lake near Hamburg, la.
They are regaling th:lr,frl'nde around
the federal building with tales of Uiir
It appears that Izssk Walton was a
mere tawspot compared with them. They
know all kinds of fishing from the ground
upsimple fishing, complex fishing, com
pound fluhlng. They throws In their
hooks and they pulls out their flh, The
finny d-nlsons of the waters find their
Intelligence no match at all for the clev
erneea and cunning of these fishermen.
What did they "ketch?"
"Well, that's a fair question. Interested
reporters Inquired of the three, Individ
ually and en masse.
"Ought 'bout a bushel snd a half,"
said the Kbersteln twain.
"(Taught 'bout slaty," said Dickinson,
using nunneries! Instead of dry measure.
"Wha'la do with 'emf waa the nest
Inquiry of the newspaper men, not with
out a note of gentle reproach In their
"Oh, divided 'em up among our
frlendr." was the reply. "Couldn't eat
'em all ourselves. Too many."
"your friends?" said the reporters with
more gentle reproach In their voices. "Of
course, we haven't bean home since S a.
m.. hut w didn't notice any packages
on the back porch."
"Well, we didn't know where
lived," aald the fishers three. "If
known, why, of course'
There waa an embarraaslng silence.
"Huh, 'bout a bushel an' a half,'
the first reporter with profound sarcasm
"Huh, 'bout sixty," laughed the acond
reporter, with deep Irony.
The third reporter mentioned the An-
anlae club and opined that memberahlpa
could still be obtained by deserving candi
And uttering ecornful laughter, the
three reporters left the three fishermen,
PURSUIT OF NEW
BAND OF BANDITS
(Continued from Fsg One.)
Consul is Indicted
NEW TOPJC May g.--Carl A, LyderlU,
German consul at Baltimore, waa in
dicted today by the federal grand Jury
charged with aiding Hort von Per Dolts,
the man who has by his own confession
figured In severe', alleged German plota
to obtain a falee American passport.
The grand Jury also handed down a
new Indictment against Wolfe von Igel,
former secretary of Captain frans von
Papon, charging him with conspiracy to
defraud the I'nlted States by shipping
lubricating olH to Germany falsely manl
feted as fertiliser.
With Von Igel were Indicted on the
asme charge I'r. Walter F. fcheele, haJ
of the New Jersey Agriculture Chemi
cal company, previously Indicted In an
alleged conspiracy to destroy munitions
ahlpa and a fugttjva from Justice, and
Uustave Hlelnh- rg, said to be en asso
ciate of Frans von Klntrten, a Uerman
agent now detained in JJitalsnd.
The Indictment i'f I.udertta Is unde
Mxd to hae been based on testimony by
Von d?r (lolls, who In his published con
fession aertcd that when he find to
(island shout a year ago h was sup
with a peeeport by !.uUrits.
thinks thst Tyree was wounded and wan
dered off In the bills, where ha died.
Others believe that Tyre was captured
and carried off a prisoner by the bandlta
and probably killed later.
Cneonflrmtd Information ssys that J,
Teenier, the storekeeper St Boqulllaa,
has been found dead on the Mexican side
with his throat cut. Ills clerk, named
Compton, Is known to have been a cap
tive of the bandlta. He Is thought to
have suffered the fate of poemer,
There were only a few Americana In
Olenn Springs end at floqulllss at the
time of the raid, and the bandits appar
ently made no effort to locate them.
They escaped In the hllle when the ahoot.
Several women are known to bo living
on the scattered ranrh.es In the Big Fend
country, but there U nothing to Indicate
that they have been molested, The Mex
ican employes of the Kills wsx factory
In (llenu Springs were not molested.
The bodies of three soldiers hilled In
the Olenn Springs reld, William Cohen,
Stephen J. Coins and Hudson Rogers, will
be sent to their homes today. The body
ef the Compton boy has been taken to
Marathon. A truck driver. Champ Woods,
yesterday reported missing, Is safe,
Mra. l;lll Uarr'be llnlrf.
Mrs, W, K. Kill and her husband,
whose wax factory was destroyed by the
Mexican, had narrow escapes. Mrs,
Kills waa the only women In Glenn
Springs when the bandits swoops! down
upon the little settlement near mid
night. In the flickering lights of the
burning buildings she and her husbsnd
stole out of their house end fled In safety
to the hills, where tbay wandered until
Telling her friends In Marathon, where
she Is reeling today, ef her experlcncea,
Mrs, Kills ssld:
"A fuelllade of stmts roused my hus
bsnd and myself. Peering out of the win
dows, we saw the forms of men moving
tn the direction of the soldiers' little
"The flashes ef their rifles were like
lightning streaks sgnlnst the darkness
snd we knew there must be a number of
Mexicans attacking the place. Mr. rills
told ma not to strike a match or make
eny light for fear of attracting the etten
tlon of the bandits,
"In the dark we hunted for eur clothes
snd nulckly dressed. The bend Its ware
new firing rapidly at the adobe house,
where I later learned the soldiers of
Troop A made their stand.
"We could heer the shouts of the Mex
icans and saw a party of them moving
toward our bungalow. We slipped out of
the back door and. hugging every shadow
ss we went, for fear of being shot, made
our wy Into the hllle.
"There we bid behind boulders and rocks
and dawn found us wandering In the mea-
fl'ilte and desert growth, three miles from
Glenn Kprlnge. Heaven , knows how we
got an far In the darkness; I don't.
"1 dn't know whoee. ranch It wss, but
I was given a burro and rodo on It four
miles to John Rice's ranch,
"After the raid returned to our
home In Olenn Springs, having heard the
Mexicans had left.
"The Interior of the house was thrown
Into rtlaorder and clnthea were mlaslng,
but. strsngely enough, silverware thrown
about was not stolen,
"My himhaiid baa boon popular with the
Mexicans employed In his wax factory
and that la probably the reason why ths
Mexicans Old not burn our borne, I am
not afraid tu go bm k and hope In da so
when there Is sufficient mllltsry protection."
reau of animal Industry should be divided
Into e buresu of health, a bureau for the
breeding and development of live stock
other than dairy stock and finally a bu
reau to take care of dairy Interests ex.
clustvely. The resolutions further pro
vided for a representation from congress
and the dairy interests to present these
resolutions to Hecretary Houston.
In conformity with the resolutions a
delegation from the house of representa
tives, consisting of Messrs, Sloan of Ne
brsska, Haugen of Iowa, IMby of Mis
souri, lusher of Pennsylvania, Sweet of
lows, McArthur of Oregon snd Steele of
Iowa, together with Dean Curtlss of
Ames, Ia who arted ss chairman of the
delegation; Dr. McKay of Chicago and
Mr. Creseey of Fennsylvsnla, secretary
of the natlonsl dairy union, were accorded
a bearing by Secretsry Houston,
All the members of congress named
fsvored the resolutions the purposes of
which are to got a responsible head In
the Agriculture department and to
counteract the evil effect of the Unt bl
eu m resolution, which has ben roundly
condemned by the dslry Interests 'of the
THREE NEBRASKANS ARE
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, May .-(Special Tele
gram) The president today sent the
names of the following Nebraska post
masters to the senate; W. I., t'lrlch,
Stuart; Calvin I,, Dame rest, Bethany,
and George McCawley, Seneca.
The National Capital
Monday, Mar , 1I1.
Considered nomination of George Hub
lie to federal Irado ciimmleslon in ex
Adjourned at h IA p, m. to noon Tuesday.
Considered report of disagreement
among army bill conferees over federal
volunteer army end government nitrate
Hent army bill back to eonference with
ho u mi conferera Instructed not to agree
to eeriHte provlnlnii for standing army
ef ZfiO.oufi and volunteer rerve force, but
to favor government nitrate plant to
Adjourned at f p, m, to II a. m. Tuesday.
HOUSTON GIVES HEARING
TO SPECIAL DAIRY COMMITTEE
(From a taff Correnpondent 1
WASHINGTON. May t-tfrlal Tsle-
1 grant. A hearing of Importanra to the j
idalry tntrteeta of the Ciuit l Males Was i
The ailegad shipment of lubrttatlng nil bnt t.n!v t..f.tr S.r.taiy f tle !
was mad lent November en a ship for : partineitt ef Axiicull me growing out i f a
Norway, but never reached ta drstlna-; series nf r-l.ilu.n abpted latt wivk
!!. bating Nan els4 by a 1 ii,u b the tulry ! Ie M. a eo viaii..t f
hip, , tie Chile r"it. which h-'-l a i it
i ivaKilr.it in i ia ni )
te Want Ada eervg AuMteoa daily. . Ttteee tesuluitne pro Mel that the bu-
They are en cleansing and eoothing.
If bis skin ia imtate, or raahy, anoint
gently with a little Cuticura Omtmeut,
Sample Each Free by Mall
1 With M-0- akin Book on reiueat, 1
rirtwa polxard "Cutlrara, !!. liMj,
taalH." n4d thciHigtuMit the .IJ. . -
Sign this SAfilTOL Coupon
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HOUSE TURNS DOWN
SENATE MY BILL
Two Amendments Tacked on the
Measure for Large Force De
feated by Decisive Votes.
ME, KAHU HINTS AT TROUBLE
WASHINOTON, D, C May 8.
By two overwhelming votes the
hvuae today declined to agree to the
senate amendment to the army bill
providing for a standing army of
'250,000 men and a volunteer army
hf 261,000 pledged to thirty days' ln-
tenalve training yearly. The first
proposal was rejected, 241 to 142,
and the latter 251 to 109,
A dlseusslon followed the vote on the
sensts's nitrate plant amendment favored
by President Wilson, which waa opposed
by many democrat and republican mem
bers. Borne leaders on both sides ex
pressed belief that the proposal might be
Outstanding In the debste on the pro
posed army Increases was ths declara
tion of Representative Kahn of Cali
fornia that he waa convinced foreign na
tions at the close of the European war
would demand Indemnity from the United
Stales for losses In Mexico and that It
would be advisable to have a large army
In such a situation,
One Year Ago Today
in the War
Loss of Llbau admitted In the Russian
Itallana assemble, army of 000,- on the
Paris reported Oerman attack betm-een
Nleuport and the sea repulsed.
Field Marshal French announced ground
gained toward Fromelles and successful
air raid by the allies north of Lille. '
STORM SWEEPS BADGER
AND GOPHER STATES
PRIZE COURT RELEASES
JEWELRY AND SEEDS
LONDON, May l.-Hearlngs have bean
resumed In the prize court In regard to
parcel post packagea seised by the Brit
ish euthoorltlea and a decision waa ren
dered today relesstng to American Im
porters represented by A. O, Ilayr con
signments of jewelry and garden seel
tsken from the Danish , liner United
States. The court followed the recent
decision und'T which It released gloves
for America on the deposit of their In
voice prli-e pending final determination
of the facte concerning their purchase.
MINNEAPOLIS, May I. - A violent
windstorm which swept Minnesota and
parts of North Pa Hot a and western Wis
consin last night caused considerable
property damage- At Two Harbors,
Minn., a man waa killed by lightning.
At Crookston, Minn., a tabernacle was
unroofed during services, but no one
wss hurt. The roof of the grandstand
at a La Crosse, Wis., base ball park was
lifted by the wind and dropped on a
atreVt car, slightly Injuring several pas
senger. Wire communication was in
terrupted throughout the northwest.
In fifteen yesrs the Intercnlliglite Pro
hlbltlnn association hss extendi d Its mem
bershlp to nearly 2M colleges and tmi
varsities In the United Htates.
Although fibre ia getting sky-high
in pri-e we have a few dandy fibre
covered rtresa trunks, braced with
heavy corners, cloth lined, sturdy
locks, two trays, whlrh we can gelt
at the low prices of
$12, $13.50, $15
We like email repair Jobs.
Freling & Steinle
"Omaha'g Beat Baggage Builders."
1803 Farnam Street
Tho fashion &nferGfllieMrdclIeWes!p, .
The Out of Doors is
Calling to Women
Links, winding motor ways, green
ing country, all are calling and a
woman cannot answer in Georgette
Crepe and Taffeta.
We are showing
a collection of won-
drous variety in wo
men 's clothes for out
of doors wear,
Sweaters of Silk.
Suits of Jersey.
Phone Tyler 1000
And yoa will raoaJrs the game eoof
teong lerrloe as thoag-h yon were de.
llvertiur yoax Want-Ad to THB BXB
Office la peraou.
(Reprinted front Coodrith Balanced Tmt Campaign of July and Aug 1915)
"The Deacon's One-Hoss Shay"
WE best Pneumatic
Tire is only as strong
as its weakest Dart.
Strengthening its strongest
parts ia as useless as putting a
nfth Wheel on a Wagon.
Yet this is often done to
provide "Selling -feature" and
The weakest part of every
Pneumatic Tire is its Walls or
Sides, not its rrauf.ita Cotton
Fabric or "Stocking," not its
No price would be too high
to pay for a material that, re
placing Cotton in the Walls pf
Pneumatic Tires, would last a3
long as the Goodrich Rubber
Tread could be made to wear.
Neither Silk, nor Linen, nor
any other known Fabric, yet dis
covered is so good, for this pur
pose, as Cotton, and choice long
fibred Cotton is the best material
that money can buy for Tire
'E use nothing less
in Goodrich Tires,
and test every foot
of It up to 200 lbs. to the Square
Inch, before we percolate it with
the most adhesive Rubber Com
pound ever made for this purpose.
We then shapo this rubber
ized Long-Fibred Fabric into
Tires, with scrupulous care to
have the tension on each square
inch of fabric precisely the same.
That tension is controlled by
a marhim as sensitive as the eye.
and infinitely more precim than
the handwork of tho moat skilled
Operative could make it
To do this work we have the
most hiirhly-trained men in the
Rubber Industry, tr:. M in the
iVivwion that fraction anil our
4.VyPar EXPERIENCE make
"X Tf Tiro Ma
X 1 of J-,
rm!l put Kt!ff Fabric th
Wa'U vt hi Tirv. u rrvater
fitr in.'rw wnsiuvrly adjmtid
Tension tlc.iovi. cr mow a-the.
've UaMr b'twrf, f4h Uer
HvOUl We) tSe. '
ImrvrtA'u-e) iY THE HKSl' in tht
j art ef thf Tire, hud u-n It there
But notwithstanding all
this, the FABRIC is the part of
the Tire which goes' first.
Because the sides of the Tire
do most of the work in running,
bending and stretching a mil
lion times an hour, in scores of
This bending of the sides
causes Friction between the lay
ers of Canvas working against'
each other, Friction causes Heat
the Heat over-cures and dries
out the Rubber Adhesive between
layers, which then separate from
each other, in spots, the threads
weakening or wearing out chafing
against each other.
Then you have, in due time,
: the incipient blow-out, or other
, form of Tire-Death.
UT more layers of Fab
ric than we do in the
walls, to strengthen
them, and the frittion increases,
with faster deterioration of the
Rubber through the greater heat
Put fewer layers, and the
walls would not be strong enough
' to carry the load of the Car.
So there you are Mr. Tire
Why put MORE layers
of Fabric in the Walls of the
Tire than will properly carry
the load, when each additional
layer is an additional developer
oj that FRICTION-HEAT which
is to Tires what Old Ago is
Goodrich "FairLutH Pricct
BLACK 8 A V t T Y . T I A P 3
JOO'.I lorasu.i Juno
3J t . . - $21 00
34 a 4 $22 40
U 4li , $31.60
37 5 S WJ3
3 S' $'"0 60
iT3 tnfTW ID HfO
1 r is the reason we
build (and have built
more than a year).
in the Goodrich Tire, a carefully
BALANCED Tire, emulating the
famous example of I he IH'acon a
One-Hoes hay " in which "tho
Sill ueio j'l-it a. strong as the
Thills ar.d the Thills a.i etrong
bls the floor."
The .V in' frii.e Fabric f'i
rvy at.d THEN, th rest of
the Tire built up to that
The rnot RKSIMFNT
Tire that ran te ma! w ith I'uh
ru' V'i. -at th hti$-$t pric
Mi'e of r-crformance,
Uhy j ay wore for any
THE I, f. GOODRICH mm CO.
TW AM aminii mw eget. fc ) Cw- csih gVK'uW m f-S4JA4 . -Jf
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