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TOR RENT Butine Pr'p'ty
. fit S. 13th St., store room. :0xl, and 6
roomi abov rrt mod , J30.00.
BIRKKTT & COMI'AN V,
S50 B B;lle. Uouslas 63t.
SVORLD REALTY COMl"ANY ti?liftuTs.
Donglss 68-4 2. Sun Theater Blilg
KOR REN Tl lii 6 S S. t'.t h St.. two'stor
rooms, good business location. Inquire
1121 S. lh St
BMALL Rtore, Chli-an t?r, near UthT
O. P PtebMns. 1';1l5'nraS8'1
111 SOUTH Fifteenth street ;iteTmbeat.
JOHN X. FRKNZEK; ouglas f.54
6TORE on Hth Btret, tifar "postotficc. G
P. Stebblns. 1610 ChlraKQ St.
Officeand Desk Room.
LOW-PRICED mod. offn-ts. Firnmii Hl.lv,'"
1J A Fs-nam, (Old 1st Nat. Bunk Bldg.
FIRST TRL'ST Co., (Realtors.) Tvler 600.
JMOVING AND STORAGE
GORDON VAN CO.
FARM AND RANCH LANDS
LESIUABLE EASTERN NEBRASKA
lit acres. Washington county, clots to
Blair, price 1110 per acre.
Ho acres Johnson county. J miles from
Elk Creek, prlco $i2L per acra.
ICO acre;. Washington county, 4 miles
southeast Herman, SI SO per acre.
1CU atr-s Sarpy county, miles south
Fort Crook, 1116 per sers.
141 acres Washington county, 4 miles
north of Blair, price 1145 per sers.
320 acres Cedar county. 3 miles southwest
Coleridge, well Improved. JK6 per acra.
I also offer for sale 3 good 1-arri
farms Improved. 6 Improved 80-acre
farms, all well located. It Interested, see
CM Brandels Theater Bldg., Omaha,
or Blair. N-h.
Packing, stornKu and moving".
n N. 11th St. Phone Doug
6() ACRES, 7 miles southwest Paxton.
Keith i-ounty. All first class soil, level
to slightly rolling-, tractor land. Well de
veloped settlement: 130 per acre; 14,000
cash, balance 6 years, 6 per cent.
SECXRITr REALTY & INV. CO.,
inr, First Nat l Bank.
METROPOLITAN VAN AND
Expert services: prompt attention. Tour
moving, your packlnp. your i-'orajf.
Main Office, Central Furniture, Store.
17th and Howard Tel. Douir. "75.
Separate locked roams for household
goods and pianos; moving, packing and
OMAHA VAN '. N D STORACE CO..
02 8. lfith. Douglas 4DJ8
Phone Douglas :ss for completa
Rat of vacant hourea and apnrt
mtnts. Also for MnnK moving.
ICth anil Jackson Ste.
Globe Van and Storage Co.
For real tcrvlra In movlnir. packing and
storing, eall Tyler 230 or Douglas 433s.
Express Co.. Moving
Packing and Storage.
1J07 Farnam St. Wch. 274s. Doug. CHS
J. C REED"
OUR BUSINESS IS MoVlNO.
Larga van, two men. 11.60 per hour.
' HAGGARD'S STORAGE CO. Doug. 1490.
REAL ESTATE IMPROVED
fjlX-ROOM BUNGALOW, If.lt N. 60th; thoroughly-modern,
up-to-date and well loca
ted, east front, fins place, beamed ceil
ings, sun room, oak floors and finish, ce
ment basement; $4,000; 1400 cash. Doiig
" B EM I S I'ATfK I3ARGAI N.
It rooms, all modern, convenient to car,
at dandy home; must be hold.
ALLEN BARRETT, t.13 Bec.Dg. 7iS.
4 ROOMS, city waior, electVliV lu-lils. 2
large corner lots, sotlthwest of Hanscom
; Park: $100 cash; balanco monthly. Wal-
Ons block from fine school. 2 blocks to
ear Una. Land lies on top of hill, all level;
beautiful view; fins 7-rooni, almost new,
all modern house w'th garage, all In fine
shape; nlca shade trees; good family or
chard, fenced with Iron fence. The land
Improvements on It for less than $4,000.
Owner says sell It for $4.(00; 11,500 cash.
This la ths best buy ever offered In Omaha
and won't last long. Oat busy. Phono
Don t Is s 1313.
Ill City Nat l Bank Bldg.
R. 8. TRUMBULL
110( lit Nat: Bit. Bldg.
REAL ESTATE B'ncss Pr'pty
it. A. WOLF, Realtor, Ware Blk. Specialist
In downtown business property.
REAL ESTATE Unimproved
JIINNF. LUBA Nice lot on Tltua Ave., near
34th St., can be bought at s bargain. Thla
Iw must ba told. Call owner evenings,
REAL ESTATE To ExchanKo
"WE HAVE a client who owns a section la
Hloug county, Neb., represented aa bain)
good farm land: no aand or rock. Pries
$20 par acre, will take a good horn la
on this land.
E. P. HNOWDEN & 80N.
42J 8. 16th St. D. 1371.
SHERIDAN. Dsww, Rock and Dundy Cu.
improved ranches, clear, for sale or ex
8. S. A It. K. MONTCIOMERT,
Douglas 4M0. 627 City Nat. Bank Bldg,
'(40 ACRES fine grass land In Blalna Co.",
Mealy Improved, $10 per acre, for horns
in Omaha. $0$ Om. N at. Bit. Bldg.
J( VESTIO ATE my system. Omaha Realty
Trading Co.. IS Patterson Blk. Tyler 256.
REAL ESTATE Other Cities
fOR SALE Fin country home, consisting
of 11 acres,-all under cultivation with or
chard and small fruits. Improvements
fine. Nearly new seven-room house with
water la the house: well supplied from
two large elsteri.s; 1U miles from main
part of thriving railroad town of Missouri
Valley; 16. miles northeast of Omaha. Mra.
Frank Logan. Missouri Valley, la.
REAL ESTATE WANTED
SvE HAVE aeveral good reliable buyers for
S and f-room houses and bungalowa with
$200 to $600 down. Csll Osborne Realty
Co., Tyler 49$. 701 Omaha Nat. Bank
IST1NO houses to rent or sell on small cssh
payment!: have partlea waiting Western
Real Estate. 411 Karbacn Blk. D. SHOT
REAL ESTATE Suburban
. ACREAGE FOR SALE.
By nonresident who Is In town and
wishes to dispose of same while here. Hood
tract, fair Improvements. u Interested
eall In penon for Miner at Her Grand
FIVC acres west of Elmwood park. Ideal
' auburban home site; could I subdivided.
Thar la a real future to this. Let me
tbow you. Telephone Walnut 4tC
FARM AND RANCH LANDS
rOJl SALE At a bargain, 320 acres Im
proved, five miles from Sunol. Cheyenne,
Co, Neb. Price $35.00 per acre. Terma.
half cash No trade considered. C. U.
Moore, owner. Anthon, la., R. F. D.
SMALL Nebraska farm on easy payments
.' acres up We farm tho farm we aell
you The Hungerford Totato Growers'
ssKoelatlon. 15th and Howard Sis.. Omaha.
Knit -SALE Cheap, my Improved 156-acre
fitrm near 1'onra, Nob, easy terma If
desired. Address Dr. C. W. dllln, 616
F. L. T Bldg. Sloux Clty, la.
KOK SALE by owner, 240 acres 3 mllea north
of Bennington: well Improved; all under
cultivation. Address .Mrs. Nicholas Peter
sen, Bennington. Neb.
SEVERAL rood northeast Nebraska, farm
harxiilns; easy terms If desired. A. A.
l'.itznian. 31 Karhach Blk.
LIST your lands for quick results with C.
.1 Canan, 310 MeCague Bldg., Omaha.
"Heart of the Hahgo."
orilan valley project, Oregon. 44.000
acres Irrigated land. Free map. Next ex
cursion October 14.
HARLEY .1. HOOKER.
940 First Nat. Bank Bldg, Onisrm. Neb.
LANDS AT fair valuu assured by Chaiinber
of Commerce. New plana to settle and
develop the most fortlle lands of South
Texas Immediately adjacent fine market.
Farming and dairying demonstration un
der our direction. Only approved lands
offered for sole. If you want to own a
farm write for booklet J, Agricultural
Dept., Chamber of Commerce, Houston,
GOOD corn land. East Texas, $26 an acra.
(let my free book.
W. H. FRANK. 201 Neville Block. Omaha.
WANTED Eight or mora American cltlicns
who would ba Interested In filing on
government oil Isnd In Wyoming, aa I do
locating, validating, and filing. I'rlcea
reasonable. Can give best of references
from Casper, Wyo. Wrlta or call on E.
T. Evans, 4440 Dodge St., Omaha, or
telephone Walnut 1623.
POULTRY AJNDPET STOCK
BEAUTIFUL pedigreed Terslan "kittens, In
orange, black-blue, tortoise. 1521 Grant
St. Webster MM. '
MONEY TO LOAN
Organised by tho Business Men of Omaha,
FURNITURE, pianos and notea aa security.
$40, 6 mo., H. goods, total cost, $3.60.
$40, ( mo., Indorsed notes, total cost, $3.60
Smaller, Isrgs amts proportionate rate.
PROVIDENT LOAN SOCIETY,
432 Rose Bldg., lfith and Fariiam, Ty. $.
LKOAlT RATES LOANS
124.00 $240.00 or mora
Easy payments. Utmost privacy.
740 Paxton Bldg. Tel. Doug. 22S6.
OMAHA LOAN COMPANY.
ITlAMONDS aniTjewelry loan's at 2H and
1H pr cent; private booths, w. c. Flatau.
01 JSerurltlea (Rose) Bldg. Tyler $60.
DIAMOND AND JEWIlRyToANS.
Lowest rates. Private loaji booth. Harry
Malaahovk. 1614 Dcdge. D. 6411. Eat. 1191.
Uruguay Makes Final
Break With Germany
Amsterdam, Oct. 11. The charge
d'affaires of Uruguay in Berlin has
notified the German foreign office
that relations between Uruguay and
Germany have been severed, accord
ing to a dispatch received from Ber
lin. The dispatch adds that the
charge' also requested his passports.
Montevideo, Oct. 11. One hun
dred thousand persons participated
in a great demonstration here In
favor of the entente allies and in ftp
proval of the government's rupture
with Germany, The president and
foreign minister made addresses and
the diplomatic representatives of the
allied powers reviewed the proces
sion from balconies.
OMAHA LIYE STOCK
Best Cattle Steady With Week
Ago; Hogs Decline 75 Cents
More; Lambs Are 25
Omaha. October 12, 1117.
Receipts wnr Cattle. Hogs. Sheep.
Official Monday 14.H7 :,63 1S.72
Official Tuesday 11, (1 4.233 19,000
(ff!clal WcdT.reday ,.J0.62 4.2 23.17s
Official Thursday ... 7,161 4.979 21.S90
Estimate Friday 2,700 4,S00 4,400
Five dsys thla weak. . 47.229 . 21.244 $7,440
Same days last week. .52,245 19,347 151,58
Same days 2 wk. ago. 61, 352 H.933 139,051
Same days 3 wks. ago. 62.314 21,560 157.872
Same days 4 wks. ago. 26. 424 15.684 123,330
b'amer days last year ..47,700 13,980
Reclpts and disposition of live stock at
the Vnlon stock yard". Omaha, Nab,, for
twenty-four hours ending at J. o'clock p.
Cattle. Hogs. Sheep. H'r's
From Our Near. Neighbors
C M. 4 St. F 4 6
Missouri Pacific t
Union Pacific 33 23 6 2
C. & N. W., east. .3 i Z 2
C. . N W , west.. 6 10 ... 1
C.. St. p., M. AO... 1 i
r , B. & Q , east . . t 7 ...
C. 74. & Q , west.. 25 II 10
C, H. I. & P. east. 4 4
C. R. I. V P., west.. 1 ... 1
Illinois Centrsl .... 1 4
Chi. Ot. West 3 ... 1
Total receipts .. 77 711 1 1 7
Cattle. IIokh. Sheep.
Morris & Co 233 701
Swift A Co 46f, 1,074 92s
Cudahy Pack. Co 4lfi l,Ml l.fifO
Armour A Co EK9 1,0 1,089
J. W. Murphy Ill
Lincoln Pack. Co.... 37
K. O. Pack. Co 14
Ford Psck. Co 250
Swift. Denver 495
Benton, Vansant .... 104
K. B. Lewis 70
J. B. Root & Co 161
L. V. Husx 45
Rosnnstock Bros 40
K. O. Kellogg II
Werthelmer & Degon 45
Sullivan Bros H
Rothschild A Kr-bs.. 157
M. A K. Calf Co 144
Olassberg .... 3
Banner Bros 37
John Harvey 48
Jensen A Lungren.... 65
Pat O'Day . .'. 11
Other buyers 769
BRADSTItEETS REVIEW OF TRADE.
Trade Holds large Volume, But Conserva
tism Marks Future Buying.
New 'iork, Oct. 11. Bradstreet'i Saturday
Trade continues of large volume, bat eon
servstlsrn as regards future buying ssems
to be mora marked and the high altitudes
to which prices for materials aa wall aa
labor have soared la causing enough concern
to restrict wldeapread trading.
Moreover, there la a disposition to wait
and ee how far governmental prlca regu.
latloti will go. Vet government . orders
which flow forth to a variety of lines ars
more than sufficient to offset any reces
alona In what :nlght ba termed normal oper.
atlona. Allowing for the rcaervatlona noted,
house trada Is rather active, aalea by Job
hers good and distribution by retail dealers
haa been Improved by colder weather.
The situation In the large cities close to
cantonments could hardly ba better, this
statement being particularly truo of tho
aouth, where operations also art animated
by tha highest prices paid tor cotton sine
Stocks of general merchandise everywhere
r light and thla fact, together with tha
high prlca of raw cotton, explalna tha strong
undertone witnessed In tha general textile
sltuath n. ,
$20 acres, all good level land, 3 miles
depot, fenced, bouse, barn chicken house,
320 acres, all level, gord soli, $200.
(49 acres, half good level land, fine
grass, half timber, close to railroad. $300; :;s,ooo bales additional that hav been r
BOSTON WOOL MARKET.
Fair Volume of Business at Firm Prices;
Less Activity Than I'sual. .
BoeVn. Oct. 12. The Commercial Bul
letin will aay 'tomorrow:
"While lesa activity was1 noted In the
Boston market during the past wsek. there
was a fair volume of buslneaa Involving
practically everything In the shape of wool
at very firm prices.
"With the announcement officially mad
that part of' the 45.000 bales promised for
America nut or Australia has been shipped
and tha balanco Is about to be shlooed. It
will be Interesting to watch the ceurse of
the tuture market, especially In view of the
'i night Coma at once. 1913 Dodge St.,
Fine 100-Acre Farm
I hava for sals one of the finest small
farms In western Iowa; all level land; very
bast of soil; new barn $0x40; new chicken
bousa 14x40; two new small houses, hog
house; S wells; gasoline pump complete;
fenced hog tight; only one mile from town:
all second bottom valley land. Price only
$13$ an acre.' This farm Is about 40 miles
north of Omaha.
S. S. and R. L. Montgomery,
113 City Nat l Bank Bid?,
240-A. Improved. 7 imKs to Mt. Ayr. county
' seat of Ringgold Co., la. Price $125 per
acre; want Omaha residence up to $10,000
$5,000 cash; will carry ba! 5 years at
S per cent. Who wants it? C J. Lewis.
Mt. Ayr. la.
receiving government orders snd clvlllsn de
mand Is reported only fair.
Texas fine, twelve months. S1.301.T3
fine, eight months. $M51.60; California
northern, $1,7041.76: middle county. $1.45
1.51: southern, $1.3581.40. Oregon esstern
No. 1 staple. $1.10: eastern elothinar. SI. 40 A
1.60; valley No. U $1.601.65. Territory
nne staple. i.5tn.3i. nair blood combing.
$1.7001.75: blood combing. $1.45 01.10;
fine clothing. $1400145; fine . .medium
Clothing. ll.t501.6O, Pulled extra, $1.0
i.ao, aa, ti.ruwi.so; a supers, $1.600165
. London Stock Market. '
Lotjd .n. Oct. 12. Closing:
London NevSr York
Totals 3,686 5,036 10,109
Cattle Receipts were rather liberal for
a Friday, about 2,700 head, but the five
days' supply hss' been fully 5,000 head
smaller than a week ago. Quality was lack
ing In today's offerings and the market
waa alow and weak, as It generally Is on
Friday. Compared with a week ago the
beet cattle of all kinds an selling at very
nearly stesdy figures, but there has been
a steady decline on the general run of med
ium and common steers and cowa that
amounts to fully 25o for the week.
Business In feeders waa fairly brisk the
early part of the week, but auppllea have
been accumulating In the yards, and while
desirable weighty kinds are commanding
about the same figures as a week ago the
decline on the general run of stock cattle
and plain feeders has been fully 25c, and
In some rases more.
Quotations on cattle: Prime heavy beeves.
$1(1.00 17.00; good to choice beeves, $14.00
16.00; fair to good beeves. $12.0013.60:
common to fair beeves. $8.00011.00; good
to choice yearlings, $14. 00 16.60; fair to
good yearlings. $13,001 14.00; common to
fair yearlings. $7,60012.00; prime heavy
grass beeves.. $13.00014.25; good td choice
grsss beeves, $10.00012.00; fair to good
grass beeves. $9.OO01t).OO; common to fair
grass beeves, $7.5008.75; good to choice
heifers, $8.0009.26; good to ohrrtce cows,
$7.7601.00: fair to good cows.' $6.(007.50;
common to fair Cows, $5.0006.35; prime
feeding steers, $10.00014.35; good to choice
feeders, $8.(010.00; fair to good feeders,
$7.1003.50; common to fair feeders, $6.00
7,00; good to choloe. stockars, $8.50 0 10.00;
stock heifers, $6.5008.00; stock cows, $6.00
07.50; stock calves, $6.6001.60: veal calves,
$$.00013.00: bulls, stags, etc., $5.(007.60.
No. Av. Pr. No. Av. Pr.
3 763 $7 00 5 618 $7 35
14 847 $ 00 16 86 8 36
1.. 798 8 40 18 931 K 76
T calves.. 171 ( (0 13 cows... 83T T 10
13 feeders. 759 7 80 1$ heifers. 723 7 00
31 stock'rs 733 I 76 (sts.-hfrs. 691 75
11 feeders. 866 I 7$ 30 calves.. 413 9 35
11 cows.. . 939 7 36 20 feeders.1043 10 00
30 steers. .1074 1 00 10 feeders. 114 t $5
1$ cows... 6S $0
Hogs A( a rssulC ot sharp, dscllnes In
provision priest holt art breaking badly
ivervwhere. shewing m decline hire today
Of around TS. cents psr hundred. Tbers was
little or no snipping competition ana pick
art had things pretty much thslr own way.
The market Is a big $1 lower In the last
two days. Bulk today sold around $17.(0
017.80. and Ins top was $18.15.
Rtpretsntatlvs sales: .
No. Ar. Sh. Pr. No. A. Sh. Pr.
40. .34$ ... $17 $0 64. .148 1(0 $17 60
75. .37$ 110 17 86 70. .304 ... 17 70
44. .3(1 70 17 75 4$. .388 40 17 80
49. .333 80 17 86 61. .373 140 17 10
70. .330 ... 1$ 15
44 . 104 ... 1$ (0 31.44$ ... 17 (0
Sbssp and - Lambs Thsre wss not much
here on whloh to quote a market The
feeling was about steady In feeders, and
what few. were ottered sold In about the
tarns notches ss yesterday, the better class
moving ss high as $18.35. Owing to the
fact that the local market haa been high
all week, killers wers bearish, and lamb
qdbtattons that they are sending out on
the close are $5 centa or more lower than
yesterday, though there was nothing here
to show. the-decline. .Old sheep were about
steady with hardly anything offered.
Quotations on sheep and lambs Lambs,
fair to cholcs. $17.60018.00; Ismbs. feeders,
$17.00018.40; Ismbs, culls. $13.00016.60;
yearllnga, fair to choice, $13 00013.60; year
lings, feeders, $13.00013.60; wethers, fair to
choice, $11.00013.(0 ewes, fslr to choice,
$10.00011.40; ewes, culls and feeders, $5.50
010.(0: awes, breeders, all ages, $10,50 0
No. A v. Pr.
45 Idaho feeder lamb 64 $17.50
94 Nebraska breeding ewes.. 104 12.00
107 Idaho feeder ewes .'. ...S9 9.00
1761) Nevada 66 18.16
433 Nevada feeder lambs .... 71 17.30
364 Idaho feeder lambs 76 18.00
13 Idaho feeders ...100 13.00
360 Idaho lambs 74 17.90
160 Idaho feeder lambs 71 18.60
13$ Wyoming feeder lambs.. 70 17.85
158 Idsho feeder twes 98 10.85
113 Wyoming feeder ewes ..101 10.00
( Chicago Lira Stock Market.
Chicago,-Oct. 13. Cattle Receipts. 1.000;
market weak; native steers, $7,20017.60;
western steers, $6.26014.76; stockers and
readers, $6.15011.60; cows and heifers,
$5.15013.88; calves, 9. 50014.00.
nogs Receipts, lo.ooo; market weak, 40
cents under yesterday's average; bulk.
$17.15014.20; light, $16.306 18.30: mixed.
$14.7(018.(0; heavy, $18.700 1$.50; rough,
$14.70014.10; pigs, $11.76015.75.
Sheep snd Lsmbs Receipts, 10,000: mar
ket weak to 26c lower; wethers, $9.00
13.90; ewes, $8.50011.15; lambs. $13,000
168 and 340 acres Adjoining stock
' ' farms. Oood buildings In fine repair,
1 new fences. Corn crop excellent. Prices
and terms right, as must sell one or both
this year. Owner, ?.'m. B. Hubbard, Pips
10 QUARTER SECTIONS, unimproved. Per
kins county. Nebrusks. land; good soil,
close to railroad. Can sell on payment of
$501 to $400 per quarter and carry bal
ance against land five and ten yeara at
t per cent Write for particulars Miner
A Bradley.' Grand Island. Neb.
,i FIRST-CLASS 320-acre farm. 4 miles
. from Bartlngton. Neb. Well Improved
and all good land, will tell or txchanrt.
et a A- Kail, Oakland, Keb.
Baltimore & Ohio
Chesapeake A Ohio ...
New York Centrsl ....
Norfolk A Western ...
Southern Paclflo .....
United States Steel ...
Anaconda (til share)
.... 68 S
( hirers rrovtsinn Market.
Chicago, Oct. 12. Butter--Market un
Eggs Receipts, 4. 434 cases; market un
changed. Potatoes Market higher; receipts, (0
cars; Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota
bulk. $1.3601.35; Wisconsin. Michigan and
Minnesota sacks. (1 3501. 40.
Poultry Alive Market higher; fowls.
32:.c; springs, 18ttc
Kansas Cl:y LItc Stock Market.
Kansaa City, Oct. 13. Cattle Receipts.
4.100; market weak: prime fed steers, $16.00
01700; dressed beet steers. $11.00015.00;
southern steers, $4.(0011.00; cows, $5.(00
8.60; heifers, $8.(0011.(0; stockers and
feeders. $(.00013.00; bulls. $6.0007.76;
Hogs Receipts, 4.200; bulk, (13.75018.40;
heavy, $18.25018.40; packers and butchers.
$17.40018.60; light, $17.00017.75; pigs,
$15. 00f 14.73.
5heep and Lsmbs Receipts, J, 000; mar
ket ateady; lambs. $17.36018.15; yearlings,
12 08M175; wethers, $11.O012.75; ewes.
St. Loais Live Htock Market.
St. Louis. Mo., Oct. 12. Cattle Receipts.
8,200; market lower; native beet steers,
$8.00017.10; yearling steers and heifers.
$7.00017.01: cows. $5 0(010.60; stockers and
feeders. $4 50011.(0; Texas quarantine
steers. 't$.7( 010.6$;' fair to prims southern
beet steers, $t.tO0J.T(: " beet cows and
hetttrt, tt.8t016.tO; prime yearling steers
and heifers, $7.09 0 10.00; native calves,
. Kfcaaa and Lamba Receipts, $1,400; mar
ks lower; lambs, $13.00017.76: ewes.
$10.11011.35; u-sthers. S1J. 56012.(0; cau
nurs and. choppers.. $5.0009.51.
Turpentine and Rosin.
Savanah, Oa.. Oct. JS. Turpentine Mar
ket firm; 4tc; sales, 231 barrels; receipts.
137; shipments. 290; stock, 30,668.
Resin Market firm: sales, 8(4 barrels:
receipts, 133: shipments. 716; stock, 81.163.
Quote: B, D. E, F, G, H. I. $4.00: K,
$4.30; It, $4.50; N, $7.10; WO, $7.40; WW.
Mrs. Ora E. Copes made a trip to Omaha
Fred Bartel and wife and Fred Ems
hoff are spending tho week with relatives
at Kant.au City. i
Joseph Boacat and John Kltner are visit
ing relatives at Hamlet. Neb.
Mrs. Mary Adamson entertained the
Christian Endeavor kenelngton Wednesady
J. 8. Zlmmerer and B. C. Marquardt were
at Omaha this week attending a meeting
of the state bankers.
A young daunhtor of Mr. and Mrs. George
Sudmann Is quite 111. '
Mr. and Mrs. George fhackley and Rev.
A. C. Smith were Omaha isttors Wednes- ,
Jlips Ruby Nutzman. who is teaching
school at Douglas, spent Sunday With h r
parents, Mr. and Mru. E. Nutzmann, south of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kuhnhenn autoed to
Seward Sunday for a visit v.ith relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Nichols Everett and son
of Lincoln arc spending tho week with bis
,i-ir.nl. Mr t, n rt l fm Inlm Tt,,.r,tt In Ihlu
for 1'e.rklnt- county.
William Ke-mpko and George McFadden
aut'c d lo Aliu (..i. la., last week to attend
a salo of Poland China hoRs.
Mrs. P. Nutr-man and Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Naseman, jr., bave returned from their trip
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Straub and son.
Muxle, are visiting relatives In Wyoming.
.Samuel .Tnh i u i a -t! ri;i"'!c I-alm s u k
autoed to Camp Funston and returned the
sumo day last week.
Attorn 'V f K. Tefft was here from
Weeplnir Water on business this week.
Usury Hunterman and Joseph C. Z!m
merfr returned Monday from a trip to Per
kins county. Whllu there Mr. Huntcrmann
Invested In some land.
Mr. and Mra. Dick Bohlman were here
from Berlin the first of tho week.
George Wllhelm and Alox Francis were
hero from Dunbar the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Oollner of near Tal
myrla, were visiting relatives here this week.
Mrs. John Everett, son Silas, and daughter.
Leona, autoed to Camp Funston Saturday for
a visit with Charles Everett.
Misses Iiflsle and Luella Opp, who are
teaching at Talmnge and Lorton. were here
Sunday for a visit with their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Jacob Opp.
Dr. M. TJ. Thomas was Tiere from Weep
ing Water Thurfiduy on business.
Nicholas J. Trook was over from Syra
cuse Sun lay for a visit with relatives.
L. J. Marquardt mado a trip to Westing
ton Springs. S. D.. tho first of the week.
Mrs. E. T. flearhart left the first of the
week for a visit with relatives at Axtel, Neb.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Spencer and sons of
Talmagi. wero here Sunday visiting rela
tives, Adolph Stutt and daughter. Mary, left
this week for a visit to Holt county.
Mrs. John Watson went to Oklahoma this
week to visit her mother, Mrs Margaret
W. E. Patterson, our former county clerk,
was In town Monday He Is In the employ
of the Statu Journal.
Ethel KalliiK has been visiting friends In
West Point tills week.
Mrs. Alice Sallng of Lexington was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Sallng this
James Brlsley, formerly of this place, died
nt his lato home In Bourbon, Mo, last
Miss Elizabeth O'Brien of Omaha Is vis
iting Mrs. I.. A. Hates.
Mrs. John Nottleman Is visiting her
brothers. Louis and Lloyd Janiiun, in Ante
After an extended visit In Atlantic, la.,
Mrs. Alary Hranen returned home last
Mrs. C. S. Beebe of Wakefield and Mrs.
C. Hunker "f ioiKe l-avo iiec-i v..Mit,ng dur
ing the week at the homo of Frank Beebe.
Mr. and M"! Kj'a d Viinli;;tin of An
telope county stopped a .short time In Spring
field one day last week.
O. A. H t-c- ics. ntr'd S'lrlngfle'd et the
world series of sarnies at Chicago Sunday.
Ernest ShephcTd visited friends at Table
Rock the fore part of the week.
Motta Paostliii of Omaha spent Sunday
with her home folks.
Mra. Arthur Wilson of Omaha vtalted Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Armastrong this welc.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Chapman of Portland,
Ore., are hera vliiltlns relatives.
A. V. Rogers went to Olllo, Mont., tho fore
part of tho week. 7Ie will stay several
C. D. Smith lins been In Nelight this
week. lie will soon remove his family to
F. B. '" liomat has sold his cream station
business to W. F. F'lckerlll.
Mr. and Mrs. Judson Van Every, who are
autolng from Idaho to Texas, visited here
this week with Mr. Van Every's sister, Mrs.
Mrs. Luclnda Gilmore has returned from
an extended visit at the home of her daugh
ter. Mrs. S. J. Maddox, at Oconto.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Butler and daughter
returned Tuesday from an auto trip to
Kearney to visit at the homo ot Mr.
Dr. J. B. Hungate, formerly of this
place, now of Hlteman, la., waa here this
pk attending to buslneaa matters and
A "Four Minute Men" organization has
been perfected here. Chairman, W. L.
il'jnter, committeemen snd epeakers, C. E.
Hutlor, E. K. Stone and Rev. W. M. El
iedge. A Young People's Book club has been or
ganized. President E. E. Lorenson: vlre
president, Ruth Hlschman; secretary, Carl
Tefft; treasurer, Henrietta Butler.
Charles Ward and family, who have been
living in Oklahoma for the past three year,
navo returned to thla vicinity to make their
Fred Haverman, living south of town,
sustained a broken toe on his right foot
when a silo door fell on It.
S. W. Orton and Jesse Davis are two
members of tha Grand Army of the Re
public, who will go from here to attend the
national reunion of the Blue and Gray at
Mrs. It. Blalklo of Waco, Neb., was vlslt
Inar tho first of the week at the N. J. Calkin
home and with other relatives.
AIDS LIBERTY LOAN
Writes President He is Trying Two Major Political Parties
to Persuade Every Ameri
can to Perform Duty
Organize Union Government
Under Sir Robert Borden
Mrs. A. E. Hubbard and Mrs. Annie Rob
inson went to Omaha Thursday
George, Cooler and H. P. Ferree are
spending a few weeks touring In the west
ern part of Nebraska.
Miss Ruth Whitmore returned from a
visit at IJncoln the first of the week.
W. S. Eldy went to Omaha Thursday.
Mrs. Frank Rice and Vinton Lentell left
Saturday for Wilsey, Kan., for a two weeks'
Mrs. J. V. Lentell accompanied Mrs. Cook
to Omaha Monday.
Mrs. Cook of Lincoln waa the week-end
tuest of her daughter, Mrs. J. V. Lentell.
Rev. Horton spent several days In Omaha
Miss Pear! Hanva and- Miss Orpha Oalnes
were Fremont visitors Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Kennedy went to Fre
mont Thursday to attend the funeral of
"Tha Busy Bees" met Wednesday after
noon with Mrs. Ooodno Miss Gertrude
Ingram assisted In serving the supper.
Tho regular meeting of the Ladies' Aid
was hold Wednesday afternoon at the home
of Mru. John Hall.
The Workers conference of the Presbyte
rian met Monday evening at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. -McDonald. The Pres
byterian Sunday school will observe "Come
to Sunday School and Stay for Church" for
tho next fouf Sunday", ending November 7.
An entertainment under the direction and
management of J. W. Holllna was given in
the opera house Tuesday evening for the
benefit of tha Red Cross circle. A concert
by the Valley band waa followed by an
auction sale of donated articles. John
Yeager was auctioneer and about $60 were
Miss Agnes Spearman, who Is teaching
at Avoca, spent tho week end at ner nome
Mrs. C. D. Brown Is spending this week
with her son. Captain Karl Brown, at fori
A. E. Langdon made a trip to Ogallala
Sunday and Monday.
1-:. btruwn of Slflton, Neb., was a guest
of his brother, Joo Strawn, Sunday and
Charles W. Moora of Attests, N. M.
formerly of this place, died of heart trouble
In Omaha, Wednesday evening. The funeral
will be held here Saturday afternoon at tho
home of his sister, Mrs. A. F. Empey.
Miss Jeanette Cockerill, daughter of Mr.
and .lira. Bert Coi-Ucrt.l. and i.' nry Helwiij
wers married Wednesday evening .at the
home of the bride s parents south of town.
Tho Paplllion Woman's club was enter
tained Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. James
T. Begley at Plnttemouth. Mrs. Fred Hay
how, K. M. Kennedy and Frank Leaders
ware assistant hostesses. An excellent pro
gram on patriotic music was prepared by
Mrs. C. T. Pike. Garfield Hayhow, Clair
King and O. P. Miller.
Fred Evers has returned from Excelsior
Springs, Mo., whoro he has been for the
RAILROADS MAY ASK
AID OF GOVERNMENT
Liberty Bond Issues Monopo
lize Investment Funds of Na
tion, Making Railway Bonds
Impossible to Move. '
Washington, Oct. 12. Reports
that the railroi-ds arc considering in
formally asking the government to
help them in some way to obtain
money with which to maintain and
enlarge their present plants and
equipment to enable them to cope
with the high tide of traffic are re
garded by officials here as forecasting
a concerted move soon toward that
What form this move will assume
apparently has not yet been decided
by the roads themselves. It is re
ported that they have under consid
eration several courses.
One possible method is renewed
petition for a general increase in
Another is to request the govern
ment to lend the railroads money on
railroad securities. For this, how
ever, special legislation would be
necessary. Other plans, details of
which have not been revealed, are said
to be under consideration.
Railroads at present are earning
very nearly as much as last year,
which marked the high tide, but
within the last two months operating
expenses have shown an increase said
to be out of all proportion to the
increase in gross leceipts.
Railroad executives say that as the
government has a practical monopoly
through Liberty bond issues of the
investment funds of the country, they
have found it almost impossible to
John Howard Hale
Dies at Glastonbury
Hartford, Conn., Oct. 12. John
Howard Hale, member of the Con
necticut public utilities commission,
one of theioremost horticulturists and
peach growers in the United States,
and former president of the American
Pomological society, died at his
home in Glastonbury today.
Slonx City Live Stock Market.
Ploux City, Oct. 13. Cattle Receipts, 1,
400 head: market weak: beef steers, $7.00
16.00; fat rows and heifers, $8 :59 00;
canners, $5.:56.J5; stockers nnd feeders,
$7.0OSi:.5O; calves, $7.60fll.60: bulls,
stags, etc.. $6.00". 50; feeding cows and
Hogs Receipts. 4.000 head; market 40c to
50c lower: light. J1S 00?f 1S.10; mixed. $11110
01$. $0; heavy, $18.10 Jj 18.20: pigs. $17,009
17 50; bulk of sales. $18.10918 .20.
Sheep and Lambs Receipts. 1,400 head;
market steady to 2' lower.
SEEADLER RAIDED IN
GUISE LUMBER SHIP
Carried on Active Piracy in
South Pacific With Guns Con
cealed Under Cargo of
St. Joseph livs Stock Market.
St. Joseph. Mo.. Oct. 1J. Cattle Re
ceipts, 1.00 head; market slow and weak;
steers. $8.00011.10; cows and heifers, $5 :5
$1106; calves. $.00i$l).t0.
Hogs Receipts. 3. $00 head; market
lower; top, $13.63; bulk of sales, $17,750
Sheep and Lambs Receipts, 1,500 head;
market s'ow; lambs, $11.00tfl.75; ewes,
Minneapolis Grain Market.
Minneapolis. Minn., Oct II. Flour Mar
Rye Il.TTVsOl.TS 4.
Bran $:.50 ff30.0l
Honolulu, T. H., Oct 12. Graphic
details of how the famous German
commerce raider, Seeadler, which
preyed on allied commerce seven
months in the South Pacific before
meeting its fate on the reefs of Mope
ha island, passed inspection of a Brit
ish cruiser by assuming the disguise
of a lumber carrier, were revealed to
day by Captain Hador Smith, master
of the American schooner R. C.
Slade, one of the tjlree known victims
of the German craft.
After capture by the British and
subsequent escape the Seeadler put
into Bremerhavcn. a German port, and
in December, 1916, fitted out as a mo
tor schooner under command of Lieu
tenant von Luckner and a crew of
sixty-eight, half of whom, according
to Captain Smith, spoke Norwegian.
With forged Norwegian clearance
pipers and two 4-inch guns concealed
by a deckload of lumber, the vessel
put to sea, encountered a British
cruiser, passed inspection, mounted
its guns and proceeded to sink thir
teen vessels in the Atlantic, two of
them Britishers, Captain Smith said.
The final capture in the Atlantic,
was a French bark, on which 300 of
the Seeadler's prisoners were put and
sent to Rio De Janeiro. The Seeadler
escaped pursuers and rounded Cape
Horn, immediately beginning a cam
paign of destruction in the South Pa
cific. Depredations of the Seeadler, a con
verted American vessel, were an
nounced by the Navy department,
Flour Mills in
Five States Ordered
To Cut Production
Minneapolis Minn., Oct. 12.-j-Min-neapolis
flour mills today were or
dered to cut down their production to
60 per cent of capacity until further
notice, in order to relieve the scarcity
of wheat at eastern mills. The order
was issued by the milling division of
the food administration, following a
two-day executive session here. Iowa.
Montana and North and South Da
kota mills likewise are affected. The
order probably will result in the
closing of several small mills.
Moses Will Arbitrate
Troubles in Uniform Shops
Baltimore, Oct. 11. The appoint
ment of former Judge Jacob M.
Moses, 'as impartial judge, in labor
controversies in establishments which
manufacturing uniforms for the United
States government, was announced
here today. Judge Moses was selected
by the Board of Control of the War
department and was notified through
Secretary of War Bake j
Washington, Oct. 12. Cardinal
Gibbons wrote President Wilson, in a
letter made public here today, that he
is trying to "persuade all Americans
that they can do the greatest good to
themselves and their country by a
cheerful and geneial performance of
their duty, as it is pointed out to them
bv lawfully constituted authority."
The letter was written on the occa
sion of the recent formation of the
League for National Unity, of which
Cardinal Gibbons is honorary chair
man. President Wilson, in reply, thanked
the cardinal for accepting the chair
manship of the league.
"In these days of the gravest prob
lems which have ever weighed upon
our American government," wrote the
cardinal, "our thoughts go out to the
chief executive, warmed by a heart
felt sympathy for the heavy burdens
of office which he must bear and
freighted with the unwavering deter
mination of loyal citizens to stand by
him in his every effort to bring suc
cess to our arms and to achieve those
ideals of justice and humanity which
compelled our entrance into the war.
No Other Course Open.
"Guided as we are by the sublime
teachings of Christianity, we have no
other course open to us but that of
obedience and devotion to our coun
try. Our divine Lord tells us 'render
to Caesar the things that are
Caesar's, and to God the things that
are God's,' and St. Paul, following
the steps of his Master, says 'Let
every soul be subject to the higher
powers, for there is no authority but
from God, and those that are, are
ordained by God. Therefore, he who
resisteth the power resisteth the or
dinance of God, and they who resist
purchase to themselves condemna
tion.' "We have been exerting our everj
effort and will continue to do so to'
persuade all Americans that they can
do the greatest good to themselves
and their country by a cheerful and
generous performance of their duty
as it is pointed out to them by law
fully constituted authority."
President Expresses Thanks.
The president wrote to the cardinal
"May Inot express my very deep
and sincere appreciation of your let
ter of October 6. It has brought me
cheer and reassurance and I want you
to know how much I appreciated your
own action consenting to preside over
the important and influential group of
women who have so generously un
dertaken to support the administration
in its efforts to make the whole char
acter and purpose of this war and of
the government of the United States
m the prosecution of it clear to the
Gov. Cappej; Asks
New Coal Prices
Topeka, Kan., Oct. 12. Declaring
that "concerted action by retail deal
ers in advancing prices to unreason
able figures, apparently with a de
termination to ignore federal action,
is producing a lack of'confidence in
authority which must inevitably prove
injurious," Governor Capper today
sent a letter to Harry Garfield, fed
eral coal administrator, calling his at
tention to the "extremely unsatisfac
tory condition of the retail coal mar
ket in the state of Kansas."
"A careful inquiry has developed
no justification for the prices now pre
vailing," writes the governor. "Pro
longed delay on the part of the federal
government in giving our people the
relief they had expected from a situa
tion which has, become intolerable,
has created widespread unrest This
condition of mind finds expression in
an overwhelming number of letters
now coming to my desk in every
Ottawa, Ont., Oct. 12.-Ponfer-ences
attended by representatives of
the two major political parties re
sulted early today in the formation
of a union government under Pre
mier Sir Robert Borden, ine cau
tion, however, was threatened, when
differences developed among the lib
erals. Automobiles, ordered by Pre
mier Borden, to take the memDers oi
the ne government to the residence
of the Duke of Devonshire, governor
general, to be sworn in, were dis
missed, and it was decided not to have
the new ministers take the oath until
later in the day. .
The liberals have been brought into
the government as a consequence ot
Sir Wilfrid Lauder's attitude as to
compulsory military service.
Liberals to Improve Government.
The rlprUinn of Sir Wilfrid Laiirier
to remain at the head of the liberal
party also had an effect upon the
situation. Other liberals decided ap
parently that they could not improve
the situation by defeating the Bor
den government, and the best course
would be to go into (nongovernment
and improve it from within.
The Canadian general election will
be held in January and it is now ex
pected that the union, or national
administration of Sir Robert Borden
will be returned to power. A sub
stantial opposition, however, is ex
pected to be returned to Pariament.
The new government follows:
Liberals Sir Arthur Sifton, premier
of Alberta; T. A. Creear, representing
the wester i grain growers; J. A. Cal
der, Saskatchewan: Colonel S. C.
Mewburn, N. W. Rowell and Hugh
Guthrie, from Ontario; F. B. Cavell.
New Brunswick, and probably Pre
mier George Murray of Nova Scotia.
Conservatives Sir Robert Borden,
Arthur Meighen, Sir Thomas White,
Dr. John Reid, Sir Edward Kemp,
J. D. Hazen, Sir James Loughed,
Judge Boherty, P. K. Blondin, Mar
tin Burrell and Albert Leoney. '
Eastern Roads to Ask
Freight Rate Increase
New York, Oct. 12. Coincident
with the announcement yesterday that
passenger trainmen on eastern rail
roads would shortly present demands
for increased wages, executives of east
ern trunk lines arranged to meet in
New York today and discuss plans for
making another plea to the Interstate
Commerce commission for higher
freight rates. The new demands of
the railway brotherhoods for more
pay will be a factor in the roads' peti
tion, itis said.
The "eastern railroads hope, it is
said, that the Western and southern
roads will also renew pleas for higher
rates. Ordinarily, applications for
rate increases arc presented separate
ly by the three districts, but in the
last case all roads joined in the peti
tion for an increase of 15 per cent in
freight rates. The Interstate Com
merce commission, in its finding last
June, refused the increase asked, but
granted increases of approximately 5
per cent of the gross revenue of the
To Kussian Troops
Meet No Eesponse
Petrograd, Oct. 12. Austro-Ger-man
troops are renewing their at
tempts to fraternize with the Rus
sians, but so far every effort has met
with failure, according to a statement
issued by the Russian war office based
on reports from the front. The gen
eral situation is quiet, although ome
of the armies as well as some of the
Cossack units still act with some sus
picion towards the commanding staff.
The question of peace is said to agi
tate the great mass of the Russian
At some places there is agitation
against capital punishment, but at the
same time demands are made that
punishment in the rear of the fighting
front be enforced with greater strict
ness. The cases where orders were
discussed or not carried out are com
paratively rare, the soldiers who re
fuse to obey usually being brought
The war office announces with re
gret that the evil influence of the
gendarmes and police still asserts it
self. So far no measures have been
taken to isolate these elements. Com
plaints of lack of discipline among
new troops still are being reported.
liberals and Socialists
In Ascendency in Sweden
Washington, Oct. 11. Efforts to
form a coalition cabinet in Sweden
have failed, according to official dis-
patches received here today, and a
liberal ministry is predicted. Leaders
of the conservative, liberal and social-;
ist parties have been unable to agree, j
The king is consulting presiding of- i
ficers of the two houses of parlia- i
Liberals and socialists have for
some time been in the majority, but :
have declirftd -hitherto to assume the
government. . Recent elections in-:
creased their strength and were !
taken to indicate that .a change in the
foreign policy was demanded by the
people. A, complete change in the
personnel of the ministry is looked
A New Western Romance b) 1
Charles Alden Seltzer
A thrilling story of the
Southwest in the days of
the big cattle ranges. It
goes back to the time
when the gun was the
court of final appeal, when
men hated fiercely and
. loved with passionate ar
dor, and presents a vivid
picture of the strenuous
life of the plains a gen
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