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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: JULY 21, 1918.
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Other sites up to !7xS.
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deposit of one dollar.
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Motorcycles and Bicycles
11 A R L E f-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLES.
Bargains in uaed machines Victor H.
Roos. the Motorcycle Man, 37th and Leav
U1HLS BICYCLE (Mickel) nearly new.
118 South S7th street
FOR SALE Boy's wheel, $5. 2911 Pacific,
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Restful, magnetic, satisfactory treat
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Automatlc elevator, to Srd floor.
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candidate for state representative (demo
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treatment, 1101 Farnsm St. Room 1.
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OMAHA Bath Inst Electric, ateam or tub
baths, massages of all kinds. 123 Neville
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MISS FISHER, sulphur, steam baths and
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POULTRY AND PET STOCK
CANARIES FOR SALE Beautiful aong
sters, singers $4.85; females $1.00. We
. ship everywhere. Puppies, rabbits, fancy
pigeons, guinea pigs, cats, parrots, dogs,
MISSOURI SQUAB CO., ST. LOUIS,
THOROUCHBRED Airedale dog male, 10
months old; master drafted. Call Harney
WHEAT screenings, $2.50 per 100. Delivered.
Wagner. 001 N 16th St.. Phone Doug 1141.
u ... 1 i Ci.-i. 7u:i.
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FOR SALE Saddle horse, perfectly safe for
lady. Sold for no fault or blemish. Also
Columbus electrlo In good condition and a
high-grade 7-passenger sedan. Box 6187,
Omaha Bee. '
FOR 8ALE Two wagons, both in good con
dition; will be glad to show anyone inter
ested. Call at Morris ft Co., South Side
MONEY TO LOAN
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FURNITURE, pianos and notes as security
$40, 6 mo., H. goods, total, $3.60.
Entailer, larger am'ta. proportionate rate
PROVIDENT LOAN SOCIETY,
431 Securities Bldg., 16th Farnam. Ty. 661
LOANS OR DIAMONDS AND JEWELRY
O Of SMALLER LOANS. 1 Of
O W. C. FLATAU EST. 1831. O
6TH FLR. SECURITINE3 BLDQ. TY. 150.
DIAMONDS AND JEWELRY LOANS.
Lowest rates. Prlvste loan booths. Hsrry
. MMwhork. 1514 Dodge D MIS Est. 1891
REAL ESTATE fKAiNSI-'lRT
Michael L. Clark, sheriff, to Ellery R.
Hums, 48th St., 195 ft south of .
Burt st4 east side, 60x130, and oth
er property $ 188
Michael L. Clark, sheriff, to Ellery R.
Hume, Erkalne st, 128 ft west (
Belt Line, south side, 60x120, and
other property , It
Jasper Wlese and wife to Charles J.
Swanson, W St., 250 ft west of
' IDth st, north side, 50x131 1.400
Ethel M. Van Valkenbuerg and hus
band, to Charles W. Martin, n. a.
cor. 30th and Redlck ave., ISftx
120, and other property 1,000
United Real Estate and Trust Co. to
Nels J. Skogman, n. e. cor. 19th and
Evans st, 40x104 150
Charles W. Martin and wife to An
drew Anderson and wife, Redlck
ave 214 ft. west of Minns Lusa
ave., north side, 44x120 1,600
Michael L. Clark, sheriff, to Commer
cial Savings & Loan Assn., 23d st,
80 ft. south of G St., east side, 25x
Ellen Brlardy to Charles MoCausIend
et ai., sum st., ts it norm oi Sara
toga ave., west aide, 42x236 660
Hlllcrest Building Co. to Bertrsnd
Weiss, Jones st, 120 ft east of 14th
st, north side, 108x115 1
Vyo Lynn to Etta.Datson, s. e. cor.
28th and Young sts., 66x133 1
Monica Osborne to Charles D. Blrkett.
Maple at, 210 ft. west of 20th st,
north aide, 40x133 1
Frank W. Opocensky, Jr., and wife to
Marko Novacis et al, a. e. cor. list
and Madlaon st, 64x130.. 0 1,676
Herman Wenks and wife to Isaac J.
Cooenharva. 24th ft. 110 ft north
of Ogden ave., east side, 40x100.... 2,000
Mackey Realty Co. to Ellen Lansing,
" 8 th at. 160 ft north of Spauldlng
' at, west side, 80x129 465
United Real Kstato & Trust Co. to Ed
ward A. MtnT'ty. e. cor. 16th and
8prague sr. i "123 Sit
Maggie I. J-!-.' h Ur- to Mary A. Kennel
ly et al, n. v. -or. SOth and B sts.,
Frank Clark ana wife to Edward 8.
. Traver, Park ave, 250 ft south of
Minnie B. Thomas and husband, et al,
to Simeon M. Moss, 17th St., 66 ft
n. of Burt st, east side, 60x66 7,500
Charles D. Blrkett and wife to Julius
Frankel et al, n. e. cor, 13th and
Fort ate.. 10x111 1,659
' Blanche J Elwood to A. O. Bruner,
. 16th t. 80 ft. south of Madison st,
east side, 40x121 1
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, July 20. Fresh liquidation on a
large scale in the corn market today led to
sharp new breaka in prlcea. Perfect weather
and the bearish sentiment engendered by
the war news were the chief factors. Liberal
receipts counted also against the bulls.
Opening prices ranged from ?o off to He
advance, with August $1.52 to $1.61 and
September $1.63 to $1.63 were followed by
a moderate upturn, and then decided set
backs all around.
Oats dropped with corn. Trade, however,
was mostly of a local character. After open
ing unchanged to cent higher, with Aug
ust 70 to 71c the market hardened a lit
tle and then underwent a material sag.
Higher prices on hogs gave firmness to
provisions. Business larked volume.
Chicago Cash Prices Corn No. 1 yellow,
$1.7091.76; No. 1 yellow, 61.609 L70; No. 4
yeiiow, 11. too 1.65. '
Oats No. a white, 77 HO 77 c; standard,
. Rye No. , $1.70 91.71.
8eeds Timothy, $6.0097.50; clover, nom.
. Provisions Pork, nominal; lard, $36.00;
Chicago, July 20. Butter Market lower
creamery, 18V9 43Hc.
Eggs Market lower; receipts, 11,398
eases; firsts. 17 9 38c; ordinary firsts, 84A
03gc; at mark, caaes Included. I4H937HC
,.. Potatoes Market lower; receipts. 60
ears: Virginia barrel cobblers. 15.1605.46
Kansas, Missouri, IIHnols and Ohio, $3 60
92-75; Kentucky cobblers. $2 7593.00.
Poultry alive, market lower; fowls. 28c:
OMAHA LIVE STOCK
Cattle Makes 50 Cent Advance
on Week; Hogs 3ain 15
Cents; Sheep Re
Omaha. July 10. H.
Receipts were: Cattle. Hors. Sheep.
Official Monday 8.054 10,421 11,080
Official Tuesday 7.026 16 949 6,285
Official Wednesday .. 6.066 14,041 4.606
Official Thursday .... 4,021 11.694 1.671
Official Friday 4,168 15.137 6.616
Estimated Saturday .. 100 10,300 160
Six days this week. . .80,334 78,141 11.406
Same days week ago.. 14.420 74.886 19,746
Same days 1 wks. ago. 19,133 60,068 36,050
Same days 3 wks. ago. 34. 737 79,833 61,560
Same days year ago.. 20.077 63.965 35.436
Cattle Receipts this morning wars mere
ly nominal, including 200 head of cattle
direct to packers, making a total, for the
week 10.234 head or some 6,000 heavier than
a week ago and better than 10,000 more
than the corresponding week last year. Trad
ing on the steers was nominally steady and
deslrabls heavy offerings fully steady com
pared with a week ago,. Medium grades
show advancs of up to 10o and desirable
yearlings have been active and beat kinds
25c to 40c higher than a week ago and
medium grades fully steady. Choice '
prime beeves have been selling at $18.00 J
$13.36, good to choice kinds from $17.60
$18.00, with fair to good kinds from 15..
to $17.00 and on down. Best yearlings sold
this week up to $17.15. Butcher stock with
a week ago shows a 25a to 40e decline of
medium cows and a fully steady trade on
good to choice cows and heifers. Bsst
fredera are around 60e higher than week
Quotations oh cattle: Oood to choice
beeves, 117.66018.26; fair to good beeves,
$16.16917.00; common to fair oeeves, $11.00
014.60; good to choice yearlings, $11,609
17.60; fair to good yearlings, $11.60 016.60;
common to fair yearlings, 69.00911.00;
good to eholcs heifers. $11.00911.16; good
to choice cows, I10.5001j.uo; fair to good
cows, $8.26910.26; common to fair cows,
$7.2698.60; prime feeders, 313.B0O11.20;
good to choice feeders, $11.00912.60; fair to
good feeders, $9.00011.00; common to fair
feeders, 16. 6099.00: good to choice stocksrs,
$9.60011.50; stock heifers. $7.6009.00: stocK
cows, $7.0093.00; veal calves, $7.00911.60;
bulls, stags, etc., 39.60 12.00.
Hogs There has been a liberal run of
hogs hero this week, reaching the total of
78.842 head. There was a good supply for
a Saturday, estimated at 10.300 head. The
market this morning waa active and higher,
a clearance being made at an early hour.
trade opened fully 16o higher, growing
stronger as the session advanced, some sales
being reported as much as 85o higher. The
market averaging fully 25c higher than yes
terday, bulk of the sales was $17.80011-00,
with quite a sprinkling above, reaching a
top of $18.26. The market Is 70980c higher
than a week ago today and has reached
the highest figure here this year, In fact
the highest since the 12th of October, 1917,
the bulk at that time being $17.50017.00
with a top of only $18.00.
Sheep There were only 250 sheep re
ported In today, they going direct to the
packers. The supply for the week has been
31.406 head. Light receipts hss been the
.controlling factor in the market here this
week, enabling sellers to hold prices up rair
ly well considering the markets elsewhere.
The close of the week finds lambs both
native and western from ateady to a trifle
weaker than the close last week. On all
other kinds the market haa advanced around
25060c, the greatest strength being on ewes.
There have not been many feeder lambs ar
riving here of lata but with quite a large
supply of orders on hands the commission
men could absorb a fair supply, ii snouia
be realized the strength here is largely due
to the light receipts. Incidentally the close
finds top lambs selling here at $18.60, fully
J5o higher than Chicago prices.
Quotations on sheep: Lambs, good to
choice, $17.00918.60; lambs, fair to good,
314.60917.00: lamb feeders, fl5.25916.Z6;
yearlings, good to choice, $13.00014.50;
yearlings, fair to good, $12.75913.00;
yearling feeders, tio.750Hi.Jt; ewes, gooa
to choice, $11.000912.76; ewes, xair to gooa,
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, July 20. Cattle Receipts, 1,000
head; compared with a week ago, good to
beat steers mostly 25 cents higher; com
mon and butcher cattle anywhere from 26e
to $1 lower; light grassy hardest hit; veal
calves, 26c to 60c higher; atockers and
Hogs Receipts, 7.0C0 Bead; market 1 5c
to 26o higher, closing alow and weak; fancy
light, $18.86; top, $18.75; butcher hogs,
$18.30918.78; light, $18 45918.86; packing,
$17 40 9 18.20; rough, $17.00917 30; bulk of
sales, $17 76913.70; pigs, good, 117.009
Sheen and Lambs Receipts, 11,000 head;
arrivals practically all direct to packers;
market quiet; compared with a week ago,
top lambs, 26o to 35c lower; feeding lambs.
strong to higher; sheep and heavy year
Kansas City Live Stock.
Kansas City, Mo., July 20. Cattle Re
ceipts. 1,000 head; market steady; prime
steers, $17.25018.10; western steers, $10.50
916.00: cows, $6.50913.00; heifers, $8,000
15.00 feeders, $7.50916.00; calves, $8,000
Hogs Receipts, 1,000 head; market
ateady; heavy, $18.10913.25; butchers,
$17.95 911.20; light, $17.90918.15; pigs,
Sheep Receipts, 100 Bead; market
steady; lambs, $15.50 911.60; yearlings,
$12.00916 00; wethers, $10.00911.50; swss,
St. Joseph Live Stock.
St. Joseph, July 20. Cattle Receipts, 100
head; market steady; steers, $9.60018.25;
cows and heifers, $7.00916.00; calves, $9.00
Hogs Receipts, 1,600 head; market
steady; top, $18.26; bulk of sales, $17,109
Sheep and Lambs Receipts, 100 head;
markst steady; lambs, $11,60918.60; ewes,
$11.00 9 12.50.
St, Louis Live Stock,
8t Louis, July 20. Cattle Receipts, 606
hesd; market steady; steers, $11,60918.00;
heifers. $7.60O16.vv: cows, $7.60913.75:
stocksrs, $8.6091100; calves. $7.76917.00.
Hogs Receipts, 8,000 bead; market high
er; light. $18.60018.70; pigs, $17.75918 60;
butchers, $11.15913 70; heavy, $18.45918.65.
Sheep Receipts, 150 head; market steady;
lambs, 814.00 9 18.00; ewes, $11.00913-00.
Local Weather Records.
191$. 1917. 1911. lilt.
Lowest last night.... 75 71 14 67
Precipitation ,.00 .00 .00 .00
Normal temperature for today, 77 degrees.
Deficiency In precipitation since March 1,
Deficiency corresponding period, 1117, 6.98
of an Inch.
Deficiency corresponding period, 1916, 7.61
Oenerat Weather Conditions The low
pressure area in the northwest has moved
alowly southeastward during the last 24
hours, and caused showers In Minnesota,
and a slight but general rise in temperature
In the Missouri and upper and middle Mis
sissippi valleys. Showers also occurred in
northwestern Washington, Alberta, south
eastern New Mexico and western Texas,
west-central Florida and the eastern portion
of the Carolines. The weather Is generally
clear to the northwest, and conditions are
favorable for fair In this vicinity tonight
and Sunday, with continued warm.
M. V. ROBINS, Temporarily In Charge.
Omaha Hay Market,
Receipts light on both prairie hay and
alfalfa; demand fair to good, causing the
market to be firm and higher on all grades
of hay and atraw.
Prairie Hay Choice upland. 119.00; No. 1,
$16.00918.00; No. 2, $12.00015.00; No. 1,
$6.00 0 1 00. Choice midland: No. 1 . $16.00
917.60; No. 2, $11.00914.00. Lowland: No
1. $11.00912-00; No. 2. $7.0008 00: No. 1.
Alfalfa Choice, $23.00; No. 1, 20.009
21 00; stsndard, $16.60918.00; No. 2. $14.00
916.00; No. 1, $10.00911.00.
Straw Oat $9.00010.00: wheat, 19 009
London, July 10. Bar silver, 41 ll-16d per
Money 14 per cent
Discount Rates--8hort and three-month Mils,
1 17-32 per cent
New Tork, July 20. Cotton futures opened
steady; July, 18.70c; October. 26.45c; Decem
ber. 24.78s; January, 24.63c.
Cotton futures closed steady: July, 28 80c;
October, 25.27c; December, 24.69c; January.
24.40c; March, 24.32c.
New York Money.
New Tork, July 20. Prime Mercantile
Paper Unchanged. '
Sterling Exchange Unchanged.
Sliver Bar and Mexican dollars, un
changed. Cotton Market.
New Tork, July JO. Cotton Spot, qulel;
Grain Arrivals Moderate; Corn
Steady to 3 Cents Off; Oats
1.2 Cent Lower; Wheat
Omaha. July 20, 1918.
Receipts of grain today were 131 cars of
wheat, 78 cars of corn, 66 cars of oats, none
of rye and 1 car of barley.
Corn prices ranged from unchanged to 3
cents lower with most of the offerings In all
grades going at aeveral cents decline, ex
cepting good white grades where the bulk
of the sales which were ivt No. 3 sold at
yesterday's figures. Oata were H to lc
lower with the bulk He off.
Wheat prlcea were quoted ss firm.
Wheat Corn. Oats.
Chlcsgo ...187 844 336
Kansas City 408 36 n
St Louts 886 33 11
Receipts (bu.) Today. L. Tear.
Wheat 1,628,000 600.000
Corn 106,000 606.000
Oats 1,067,000 664,000
Wheat 643.000 294.000
Corn 461,000 641,000
Oats 680.000 668,000
UNITED STATES CLEARINGS.
Today. L. Tear.
Wheat 64,000 386,000
Corn .,,.. 100.000
Oats 420,000 $89,000
OMAHA GRAIN MOVEMENT.
Receipt (cars) Today. L. Tear.
Wheat 121 6
Corn 73 114
Oata 66 17
Rye t o
Barley 1 l
Wheat II I
Cora 48 18
Oats 12 11
Barley 0 1
Corn No. I whits: 1 cars, $1.91. No. I
white: 11 1-6 oars, $1.90. No. 4 whits: I
cars, $1.77. No. I white: 4 cars, $1.61; t
cars, $1.60. No. I white: 1 cars, $1.63; 1
car, $1.61; 1 2-5 cars, $1.60. No. 2 yellow.
5 cars, $1.60. No. S yellow: 7 cars, $1.58:
U .car, $1.67. No. 4 yellow: 4 cara, $1.60
No. 6 yellow: 2 cars, $1.46. No. 6 yellow: I
cars, $1.35; 1 car, $1.13; 1 car (not sweet).
$1.32; 1 car, $1.32. No. 1 mixed (near
white), $1.75. No. I mixed: 1 car, $1.61.
No. 4 mixed: 1 car, $1.45. No. 6 mixed: 1
cars, $1.80. Sample mixed: 1 car, $1.36; I
cars, $1.20; 1 car, $1.16; car, $1.00.
Oats No. 2 white: 6 cars, 74o. Standard
6 cars, 73o. No. 1 white: 11 1-6 cara.
78 He. No. 4 white: 1 cars, 7 Jo. Sample
whits: I cars, 72c No, 3 mixed: 3-5 Lar
Wheat No. 1 hard: 61 cars, $2.20. No. 1
hard: 20 cars, $2.10; 2-6 car, $3.19. No. 1
hard: 1 car, $2.21; 1 car, $2.20; I cars,
$2.11; 1 1-6 cara, $2.11; 1 car (smutty).
$2.16. No. 4 hard: 1 car, $3.11; 1 car.
$3.18. No. 5 hard: 1 car, $2.17; 1 car.
$2.16. No. 1 mixed: I cars, $2.10. No. 1.
mixed: 1 car (smutty), $2.10. Sample
mixed: 1 car (10 per cent rye), $2.12.
Barley No. 1: 1-5 car, $1.06. Rejected:
3-5 car, 10c. I
Chicago closing prices, furnished The Bee
by Logan at Bryan, stock and grain brokers,
lit South Sixteenth street. Omahai
Art I Open. High. Low. Close. Yest
Corn, i I
July 161 1 124 148 1 49 151
Aug, 1636S 1 33 149j 1 "0 152
Sep. 1 639 1 ii 150ft 1 67452 16J
July 7414. 74H 71V 1t 74
Aug. 719704 71 69 70969 70
Sep. 69 70 70 68 689 11
July 41 16 45 41 45 16 41 15 B 45 26
Sep. 46 45 45 46 46 40 45 46 B 45 It
July 26 22 26 22 26 10 II 11 26 It
Sep. 26 16 26 It 21 16 It 00 B 26 22
July 26 41 24 41
Sop. 24 77 24 77 24 66 24 75 A 24 72
Prisoner of War Has
Had Amazing Career
Into his 16 years of life George
Harris has crowded experiences many
and varied enough to have satisfied
a man of mature years. He. had been
an errand boy with a London firm,
and because he was dismissed from
his employment on suspicion of theft,
he attempted suicide. ' For this he was
charged at the Guildhall yesterday,
and it was then that the astonishing
facts of his career came out.
At the age of 13, Harris was, the
police said, a confirmed wanderer.
With the proceeds of a theft from a
woman in the West end, he went to
Folkestone. This was at the begin
ning of the war, and the boy tried to
enlist. Nothing daunted, he borrowed
money and went to Flushing, after
wards making his way to Antwerp,
where he arrived just as it had been
captured by the Germans. An enemy
officer, learning his age, released him,
and he came back to this country with
some refugees. 1
Arrived once more at Folkestone,
Harris was arrested for the theft he
had committed in London, and was
sent to Mount Edgcumbe Industrial
school. When his time had expired,
he came back to London, put on naval
uniform, and engaged in recruiting
work with Sergeant O'Leary of the
Irish guards, who was then a popular
figure on account of his exploits in
the early stages of the war.
As a speaker in Hyde Park, Harris
was said to have made a great im
pression and to have been successful
in obtaining many recruits. His ora
tory so pleased a number of titled
women that they sent him gifts and
letters of praise.
A remand was ordered and Mr.
Robert Brymer, leader of the Maryle
bone Junior brotherhood, said he
would help the lad after he had got
over the present trouble. ; The most
extraordinary lad he had ever come
across, with an excitable temperament
bordering on hysteria, was the de
scription by Mr. Phillips, the proba
tion officer. London Chronicle.
Dear, Dear, Mexican Fleas
Must Now Go Unclothed
Sad news comes from Mexico.
Dressing fleas for market is no longer
a profitable business, and the little
insects have disappeared from ' the
showcases of curio stores.
Dressed fleas were long a staple
article in the stores and shops in
Mexico. In little boxes no bigger
than the blunt end of a lead pencil
these adorned fleas could be seen
through reading classes in all the
glory of their wedding or christening
finery. Mexican women toiled for
days dressing the diminutive insects,
using the point of a needle to attach
the bits of bright cloth and lace to
the bodies of the wee pests. Through
a microscope the dressed fleas ap
peared as miniature persons, with
hats, dresses and suits covering their
When the United States trovern
ment limited passoorts to oersons on
necessary business the tourist travel
to Mexico ceased, and automatically
so did the demand for dressed fleas.
Jumping Mexican beans, another
offering of the curio stores, have
ceased to be sold for the same reason.
Hundreds of these little, wormy beans
were sold to travelers from the
Drawn work, ootterv. hand carved
canes, mantillas and Mexican confec
tions are rapidly disappearing from
the shops, and many of 'these curio
stores have closed their doors since
the tourist embargo bacame effective
New York Herald.
NEW YORK STOCKS
Meager Turnover Confined in
Main to Specialties Under
New Tork, July 10. Trsdlng In stocks
today scarcely warranted extended descrip
tion, transactions Just about totalling 140.006
inures. Of thla meager turnover special,
tlea under professional direction contrib
uted more than their uaual proportion.
Such speculative issues ss Sumatra To
bacco and Industrial Alcohol were lifted
3 to 4 points, Tobacoo Products and Dis
tillers 1 to 1 and the local transactions
about a point each. U. 8. Steel roae the
better part of a point at one time, but sur
rendered all of Its advantage at the end.
Other steels were early Irregular and cop
pers, motors and oils were only occasionally
Ralls were again Ignored, except for
the moderate strength and activity of such
widely divergent Issues aa New Haven and
Atlantic Coaat Line and Pacific Mall waa
ths only member of the shipping group
to display animation at an advance of 1
The day's newe was of the customary
week-end character. Including the more con
servative review! of the mercantile agencies
which stressed the domlnanoe of "war busi
Noteworthy changes In the bank statement
Included a dccreaie of $173,000,000 In actual
loana and discounts, which offset by almoat
three-told the proceeding week's Increase
and a tew other expansions of about $18.
000,000 In actual reserves.
U. 8. Bonds, old Issues, were unchanged
on call for the week,
The following quotations, which ara up to
1:30 p. m., sastsra time, are furnished by
Logan A Bryan, members New York Stock
exchange, 811 South Sixteenth street:
Liberty bonds, 1st 99.64
Liberty bonds, 2d 94.02
Liberty bonds , 95.90
Union Paclflo R. R 121 111
Bcutbern Paclflo R, R 84 , 84
Missouri Psctflc Ry 24 1 24
Canadian Paclflo Ry 148 149
Oreat Northern Ry 9ft 90
A., T. & 8. F. Ry 86 86
C M. 8. P. Ry 41 42
C, R. I. & P. Ry 24 24
Wabash Ry 10 10
N. Y., N. H. 4t H. R. R 89 40
N. T. Centrsl R. R 73 73
Penn. R. R. Co 44 44
Baltimore A O. R, R 66 64
Reading Co 88 89
Lehigh Valley R. R. Co... 68 68
Erie R. R 16 15
Erie 1st pfd 32 82
Chesapeake & O. R. R 27 87
Southern Ry 24 1
Mo., Kan. & Texas 5 5
U. 3. Steel Corp., common.. 107 107
Rep. Iron A Stoel 12 91
Steel, Beth 83 13
Am. Locomotive 67 67
Pressed Steel Car 66 66
Am. Car Foundry 84 ....
Baldwin Locomotive Works. 80 10
at. No. Iron Ore Property.. 12 22
Anaconda Cop. Mining Co.. 67 67
Miami Copper Co . , 32 31
Ray Con. Copper Co . 24 14
Utah Copper Co 82 82
Butte A Superior 30 80
Tennessee Copper 19 19
Am. Smelt A Ref. Co 79 79
Mexican Petroleum Co., ltd. 100 100
Westtitghouse Electric .... 42 42
Texas Governor Warns
Against Wildcat Oil Stock
A flock of stock peddlers, wild
catters and get-rich-quickers having
irtvaded Texas caused the 'governor
to issue the following warning:
"Persistently my attention has been
directed to the fact that the state
of Texas is being overrun with
fraudulent or questionable stock sell
ing enterprises. These concerns,
represented by overzealou agents
who realize 25 to 40 per cent com
mission on all stock sales, are either
unincorporated or are not comply'
ing with the provisions of the blue
sky law. An unincorporated stock
company is not. under state supervi
sion, nor subject to state visitation
In these instances the investor is of
fered no protection by thtv state of
Texas. It should be sufficient warn
ing to the prospective investor" that
it is necessary to demand whether
the corncern is unincorporated and
whether it is operating in compliance
with the blue ley law,
"There are many reasons why the
people should not invest in these
projects. The federal government
is utilizing to its maximum efficiency
both labor and capital, consequently
particular care should be taken by
the prospective investor to see that
the project is in line with and has
the approval of our government. Con
ceding the legitimacy of the enter
prise and approval of its purpose by
governmental authorities, care should
then be taken by the prospective in
vestor to see that the enterprise is
not in competition with similar proj
ects which are being maintained by
the government or under its super
vision. Irrespective of the inherent
merit of the enterprise and its ulti
mate benefit to our country, the util
ization of essential elements of in
dustry in a business which parallels
the plans of our war boards com
petes with the government by di
minishing the supply of labor and cap
ital. In other words, see that the
federal authorities and those in
charge of our war operation desire
that private capital and labor be thus
employed rather than that the facili
ties already furnished by the govern
ment be utilized. Our citizens for
the sake of profit to themselves
should not make investments which
will .deprive them of the privilege
provided and the duty imposed to
invest in Liberty bonds and in other
government securities. From a pa
triotic standpoint we have no right
to invest in private enterprises to the
exclusion of the performance of our
Photographs Now Taken
By Night by the Army
Neither fog nor darkness handicap
the super-eyes of the War department
signal corps' cameras, according to
Edward Hungerford, who describes
the remarkable progress of war-time
aerial photography in Everybody's
for July., He gives some interesting
"I have seen a photograph of a wan
ing moon over Rome taken by the
new process. It is the first real pic
ture of . the moon that I have ever
seen, although I formerly attempted
the thing myself. Most of the moon-
The Old Nelson
Owned by Woods-Updike Land Company
Of rich Eastern Nebraska land, situated in Washington and Burt
Counties, now being sold in quarter section tracts, at prices that
will stimulate quick sales. T
Land all situated in the heart of the Great Valley, 35 miles
north of Omaha. Center of corn and wheat belt. No sand. No
hills. Soil is the richest black loam in America. Prices unimproved
quarters, $135.00 to $150.00 per acre. Improved farms, $150.00 to
$175.00 per acre. This land is moving fast. Great opportunity for
investment. Land Is now all in crop.
For further particulars, write or wire,
BURDIC BROS. INVESTMENT COMPANY
THE PLATEAU STATE
YOU MAY SMOKE
UP; SMALL CHANCE
OF LEAF SHORTAGE
Tremendous Quantities Shipped
Abroad to Armies, But Stocks
Were Larger Than Ever
Smalt Aanvrr of a tnhacrn shnrtao-e
despite tremendous amounts being
snipped aoroaa to me army, seems to
be shown in a report on the industry
by the burau of the census disclos-
inor that ctnrtca nn hand at the hfcrin-
" . , - - - - . - - - -
ning of this year amounted to 1,176,-
Zj4,o.v pounas, an increase oi i-.o per
cent over last year.
Total production for 1917 was 1,196,
451,000 pounds, of which 76 per cent
was chewing, smoking, snuff and ex
port types, 19 per cent cigar types
anrt S ner cent lmnorterl tvnes. The
leading individual type was that pro
a tt 1 . ea
aucea in me ongnt yeuow district
of Virginia, North Carolina and South
farnlina." of which there was rennrt.
ed 428,913,604 pounds, or 36.5 per cent
of the total. Burley tobacco contrib
uted 177,206,800 pounds, or 15.1 per
nt nni4 the tnharrn classed a "Hartr
fired as grown in Clarksville, Hop-
kinsville and raducah districts
amounted to 117,118,386 pounds, or
10 per cent.
Where It firnwa.
Leading tobacco states and the esti
mated amounts grown by them are as
Kentucky, 426,600.000 pounds; North
Carolina, ut.ou.uuu pounas; Virginia,
129,500,000 pounds; Ohio, 99,072.000
pounds; Tennessee, 81,810,000 pounds;
Pennsylvania 58,100,000 pounds; South
caronna, ai.nu.uuu pounas; Wiscon
sin. 45.885.000 nound: flnnne-rtimt
29,540.000 pounds, and Maryland, 22,-
The acreaee estimated fnr these
states ranged from 474,000 for. Ken-
turlcv tn 210(10 fnr fnnnprticnt anl
the production per acre from 1,400
pounds tor Connecticut and Pennsyl
vania to 630 pounds for North Caro
lina. The higher yields are obtained,
as a rule, in the localities producing
tne nign priced types used in the
manufacture of ritrar
Durinir the lat three-miartert n( a
century the growth in tobacco pro-
auction in tne united Mates has not
quite kept pace with that in popula
Vireinia was the ereatest toharrn.
growing state prior to the civil war,
but since that period Kentucky has
led in this resoect. Although at the
last census the production of tobacco
was reported tor 1.568 counties in 45
states, nearly one-fourth of the crop
(23.5 oer cent l waa crown in th. fnl.
lowing 14 counties, each of which re
ported more man iu.uuu.uuu pounds
Lancaster. Pennsylvania? Hartford
Connecticut; Pittsylvania, Virginia;
uana, Wisconsin; Halifax, Virginia
Darke. Ohio: ftaviVa If
Montgomery, Ohio; Robertson, Ten
nessee; mristian, Kentucky; Oravei
Kentucky; Montgomery, Tennessee;
Pitt, North Carolina, and Henderson,
Gnu TtilUnn PmikiIi
The total world's, nverao-v nrnHn.
lion OI tODaCCO fluri no the nnnri m.
mediately preceding the war is esti
mated at 4.197.000.000 nound. anmt.
ally. Of this continental United
States produced approximately 1,000,
000.000 nniinds? British TnrhV 10(10.
000,000 pounds; China, 500,000,000
pounds; European Russia, 230,000,000
pounds; Dutch East Indies, 200.000,
000 pounds; . Austria-Hungary, 170,
000,000 pounds; Japan, 120,000,000
pounds; Philippines, 100,000,000
pounds and Brazil, 100,000,000 pounds.
The total for these countries amounts
, A 1 Aon frn nnn j. m .
i u,luuu,uut uuunui, or oi per cent
of the total for the world.
According to data compiled by the
bureau of crop estimates of the De
partment of Acrirulture the a vera tr
farm price of tobacco throughout the
united Mates on December 1, 1917,
was 24.9 cents a pound, or more than
twice the eorreannnrfinc averac fnr
the 10 years, 1908 to 1917, inclusive,
wnicn was U.I cents.
Imnorts of tobacco and it nrnd.
ucts into the United States during
1917 aggregated $40,811,539 in value,
an amount about nne-sevnth rrra
as the estimated value of the Amer
ican tobacco crop; and the exports of
domestic tobacco and its products
auring tne tame year represented a
total value of $62,017,037.
Dltrinor the fiscal vear ndd Tn
30. 1917. the internal revenue rnl.
lected on manufactured tobacco and
its products amounted to $103,201,592.
litrht nicturei that nne arm "fair."
made by photographing the sun in
various unusual and artistic phases.
cut tnis was real. One could see
the tinv nnols nf water standing in
the uneven places in the flagging, the
flickering street lamps at the corners.
A picture whose reality almost makes
it uncanny. And the photographer
who took the picture in the rain was
arrested by a gendarme as being
mentally unsound. He was only re
leased when he took a picture of the
lieutenant at the police station and
proved beyond a question that he
could make good portraits by arti
I have seen photographs made by
this new process from the front row
of a theater balcony during the prog
ress of the play; others made in
church during vespers and illuminated
entirely by the candles upon the high
altar. The process is very new and
it is very wonderful. Moreover, it is
susceptible of adaptation to night ob
servation, both from airplanes and
upon the lard.
BANK, HERMAN NEB.
IN SPECIAL CENSUS
Activities of Bandits Reveal
Presence of Daring Bands
in All Parts of the
Correspondence ot Associated Press.
Washington D. C July 20. Fol
lowing the recent capture of three
American engineers by bandits in
China, a census of Chinese outlaws
has been made, showing that in five
provinces there are a total of 37,000
brigands. This total does not include
the bandits of Mongolia, who are
very numerous and have been ex
tremely active this year, nor does it
include those of Hpnan, where the
Americans were taken prisoners.
Shantung leads the five Chinese
provinces in outlaw population, hav
ing 19,000. Shensi has 7.000, Anhewi
5.000, Hunan 3,000 and Fukien 3,000.
The largest single band is in Stantung.
under the leadership of Fan Yu-lin,
who rules a veritable principality in
habited by 7,000 persons. Yu Shan
hei, whose followers ..umber 6,000, is
the chief rival of Fan Yu-lin.
The daring of the brigands In Shan
tung recently became so open that the
tuchun of the province, Chang Huai
chin, asked permission to resign his
command as leader of the army
against the disaffected southern prov
inces, and return to his own state to
restore order. Many of the bandits
are believed to be disbanded soldiers
from Chang Hsun, who endeavored to
restore the monarchy, but was de
feated and took refuge in the Dutch
legation at Peking.
The Shantung bandits not long ago
abducted three American mission
aries and an American employe of the
Rritish-American tobacco company,
but let them go after a brief captiv
ity. G. A. Kyle, of Portland, Ore., and
the two other engineers captured in
Honan were not so fortunate, how
ever. Besides losing all their person
al property and $12,000 they were
carrying to pay off workmen employ
ed on a new railroad, they were kept
many days, enduring the hardships of
long marches and wretched surround
ings. Something- Wronr.
The Say was drawing to a close, jus.
Jurors, witnesses and lawyers, aU were
a-rowlne- weary. Counssl for the prosecu
tion waa croM-examtnln ths defendant.
"Exactly how far Is It between the two
towns?" he asked at length.
For aoms time Paddy stood thinking,
then "About four miles as ths cry flows,"
came ths answer.
Up to 60 on residences
(ess than fice i ears old. '
Monthly payments. '
Also straight loans at semi'
It Will Pay the
To write us regarding a limited
amount of stock which we own
and offer, subject to prior tale,
in a Company that is now sell
ing 800 barrels of oil dally
(Somerset Grade) to the Cum
berland Pipe Line Company at
the market price of $2.60 per
paid in dividends In 14 months,
equivalent to 12 annually on
a par value ($1.00) of stock.
We unhesitatingly advise the
purchase of this issue at Sixty
Cents a Share.
Circular OX sent free upon
request gives the facts and fig
ures, convincing and interesting.
Danforth, Reaves & Co.,
Kansas City, Mo.
New York. Denver, Col.
Oil, Curb, Mining
218 page of essential
data on more than
EIGHT HUNDRED COMPANIES
shows organisation, cspiulitstion
,'undcd indebtedness, business, offices,
earnings, production, equipment and
other statistical dttsu
FREE UPON REQUEST
Cbas. A. Stoneham & Co.,
41 Broad Street, Nm York
Milwaukee, Wis. Ditroit. Mich.
Chicago, 111. Boston. Miss.
Philadelphia. Pa. Hartford. Conn.
1116-1118 -Doudlas St:
"Ton mean lis the flow cries I "con
rented ins man or law. - ;
The Judge leaned forward. "No," he
remarked suavely, "he ineane "as Alia fly
crows.' " I
And thsf el looked at one anothr, feel
ing that something was wrong. Baptist
The Professor's Delusion.
Professor X Is aa absent-minded es they
make 'era. He end his wife were going- to
the theater end aa the time approached she
said, "I don't like that tie you have on,
dear. I wish you would go up and pot on
The professor, his mind busy with some
problem of the day, started o upstairs. Ten
minutes later when be failed to appear his
wife went In aearch of him. She found him -In
his room, undrssaed and just getting into
bed. Ths act of taking off his tie had
caused him, In his absent-mindedness, to '
think hs was retiring for ths night.
What's In Name? -
He was sis years old and had been sont
to school No. (7 In Irvlngton. Asked by
his mother the name of his teacher, h
"Mister Linden." .
"Why, yoa haven't man for a teacher, .
have youT" his mother asked. .
No, Mister Linden Is a girl," was the
And It wss flays before the mothei
learned her eon's teacher was Miss Olivt
Terllnden. Indianapolis News.
TO STOCKHOLDERS OF THE STAND
ARD POTASH COMPANY, who have
not investigated the affairs of the
Company, and to the pnblie in general,
the following Information to for your
The Standard Potash Company was In
corporated to take over lease secured
on KD.OOa seres of deeded land, adjoining
the town of Lakeside, Neb. On this land
there are located from SS to 40 lakes,
the majority of them showing by analysis
that they are very valuable potash lakes.
The lesse secured and ownsd by the
Standard Potash Company now runs for
iO years, and not only ineludss the min
eral right on potash, but any miners?
righti or oil that might in the future
be found on the land covered by this
lease A few lakes which havs been
thoroughly tested, and which lay very
elose to the plant, now being erected at
Lskeslde, esrry enough potash to oper
sts the plsnt for number of years, if
the bsisnee of the lakes were not touched.
The Company has very valuable aasst
In holding this lease. The numerous
buildings which were necessary as a
preliminary to ths erection of the main
flint, constating of cottages for Superi
ntendent, Foremen. Etc., bunk houses
for labor employed In erecting the plant,
machine shops, power house, blacksmith
shop, stables, storehouses and other
small buildings numbering so far SO, are
all completed and in use. The main
plant is now Bearing eompletion, all ma
terial being on the grounds boilers,
evaporators and driers being erected,
the concrete foundation for all this heavy
equipment is in and arranged for an
extra S 0-ton unit which will be started
immediately on the eompletion of the
tint (0-ton unit.
The construction ot thts plant Is un
der the supervision of Mr. Milton
Krsemer, who is acting aa Consulting
Engineer and General Manager of Con.
structlon. Mr. Milton Kraemer haa na
tional reputation ae an erecting engi
neer for large plants, having been em
ployed, before taking hold of the Stand
ard Potash Company's plant, with an
other Urge potash company in that sec
tion. He haa also had a large experi
ence In the potash industry in Califor
nia, as well as other lines, consequent
ly the Standard Potash Company It to
be congratulated on securing the serv
ices of aa reputable and careful a man ae
Mr. Kraemer. Mr. Kraemer reports
that with no unforeseen obstacles that ha
expects to have the mill In operation net
later than October 1. -.
In connection with this plant we wish
to adviae that the heart of n potash
plant eonsista ot its boiler power. The
Standard Potash Company waa fortunate
In securing four large 4S0-H. P Babeock
A' Wilcox boilers, with stoker connec
tions, and everything complete. This
boiler contract was taken over bv the
Standard Potash Company on contract
made with a Tennessee rower Company,
who contracted for these boilers previous
to the war. If it hsd not been that the
company waa fortunate enough to accuse
this, it would have been impossible to ob
tain boiler power for the company, owing
to nil steel works being now controlled
by the government Thts is really the
best boiler plant In that section of the
country, and as the boilers are all new
and being erected under the supervision
ot the manufacturers, The Standard Po(&
ash Company expaot to havs a real show
place in the holler room. AU other ma
terial, evaporators, driers, etc., are all
now made especially for the company
and are now on the ground.
People who have expected to start
potash Industries recently know what
this means to have equipment on hsnd,
as it is almost impossible to obtain any
thing in that line now. The construction
work Is now going on night and day,
the eompany being able to do the night
work, owing to having their own electric
The atockholdera win be pleased to
learn that of the majority of the stock
which wss delivered to the owners of the
lease aa compensation for the lease,
these owners have returned a psrt of
this stoek to the treasury, to be sold for
the benefit of the eompany. .
Your eompany Is on a strictly
legitimate financial basis with no one
holding a majority of the stock, conse
quently the business Is In ths stock
holders' hands to be handled by directors
and officers elected by the stockholders.
we would say that a number of promi
nent and responsible professional and
business men of Omaha and the 8tate of
Nebraska are stockholders and are giv
ing their time and attention to assist,
ing the directors In the management of
Alt atock that haa been sold bv the
Standard Potash Company has been sold
wttnout any promotion expenses.
The entire) proceeds from the sale of this
stoek haa gone Into the treasury to pay
the legitimate expenses and bills cover
ing the erection of this plant. There
has been a great deal of economy shown
and good Judgment In the purchase of
material, thia material being bought
early, shows n verv large nroflt over
what it would eoet today. There will be
added to the directorate three reputable
business men,' who hsve all agreed to
give their time and attention to the man
agement of the Company.
Investors who have been Interesting
themselves In the potash production and
know the Interest the government ts tak
ing In .the production of potash know
that the government Is now favoring
potash Industries and are willing to as
sist the legitimate companies In the capi
talization of these plants, also protecting
potash industry In every way it la pos
sible. The demand for potash as a fer
tiliser Is increasing all the time, there
being a verv large shortage every year
and the demand for same is increasing
Investors In legitimate potash companies,
thstl is eompaniee that are already
started, hsve found that their Invest
ments have been very favorable both In
regard to the increased price quoted on
stoek over what they paid for same, in
all the going potash plants, and the
large dividends paid after the regular
government tax has been psid. The pot
ash Industry is legitimate and any eom
pany that Is handled on a business basis
and in the hands of reliable business men
cannot help but show results and be a
A small lot of stock that has been re
turned to the treasury, not over 160,000
is now offered thmneh stockholders to
investors at par. This stock is offered
subjeet to its being unsold when applied
tor. The eompany expects to make an
other Issue of stoek in the near future
tnd Investors who cannot obtain any of
thla Treasury stock csn subscribe at par
for the next isue of this stock at this
time. When the Issue Is made and ready
fnr the market the price will be S12S per
share. This second issue of stoek is ex
pected to be made wl'h the Intention of
putting in the extra EO-ton unit and f
money to be used for operating ranw.
Intended investors Witt please take
this matter op at the Standard Potash
Company Omaha office, located in
Fooms 708 to 713 Omsha National
Bank Building, Omaha, Nebraska. If
you do not care to can at the office,
an Invitation to call on von in rerun)
to this matter will be taken ere of by
one of the members of the Directorate
and all Information In regard to thia
company will be given to yon. The
Standard Potash Company is a straight
leg;tmate eompany, with no Inside
secrets kept away rrom the stockhold
ers, the bnnks are alweys onen to legiti
mate stockholders or investors. j
(Signed) STANDARD POTASH CO.
By Frank E. Clark, Secretary. ' .
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