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Page T2 Thursday. April 5. 1934 THE AUSTIN STATESMAN X. fie News That's Fit lo Print Since 1871 MUTT A JEFF By Bud Fithr HER TEA FOR STEEL MOGUL'S WIDOW IS DEAD TUBERCULOSIS SOCIETY 7 OA, JEF Cctfe OH, GET UP! XR mi or I wELL'TMAf SHOULWt AFFECT vouR -J JUJMMiittsr WELL, WHAT DO YOU THINK OF LUCKY FOR YOU HE D1DNT DO IT YESTERDAY i The TravU County Tuberculosis ordety will sponsor a silver tea 5undny from 3 to 8 p. m.

at the Sunshine camp at Zilker park. Dr. W. M. Gambrell, president of the iwlny, announced today.

The so cietv, through the. cooperation of The Y.M.B.L. will pponsor the Sunshine camp thi summer. Kunds for building the home, were raided frm the Christmas seal sn put on by the city and county schools prent-teaclier associations, and although the building has been established it must be furnished through donations, Dr. Gambrell said.

The slta for the building elected by City Mgr. J. G. Morgan and a committee, and the construction, under the supervision of C. H.

Pag, local architect, wm done m'fct)y by CWA labor, according tf Dr. Gamhrell. The building -will accommodate 30 children. All civic clubs of the city have appoint t-d committees to attend the fa and to receive guests, Mrs. Frank Spiller is in charge of refreshment which will be served by nirl Scouts, and entertainment to be presented during the afternoon I also under Mrs.

Spiller's direction, Dr. Gambrell announced. Mrs. Victor Pannell will assist on the refreshment committee. The city has arranged to have a tra'tic man at the camp through the afternoon to assist callers in parking their cars.

Dr. said. Gambrell lawyer IFio Fled v1" life BpII RyndlratA THE WEATHER Gm(MHotmm mE Qfe" years af0 todays HOURLY TEMPERATURES April 4 April 5 1 p.m 78 1 a.m 61 2 p.m. .......78 2 a.m. 60 3 p.m 0 3 a.m 60 4 p.rn 80 4 a.m.

61 5 p.m. 80 5 a.m. 60 6 p.m 78 6 a.m 60 7 p.m 77 7 a.m 60 8 p.m 74 8 a.m 62 9 p-m 9 a.m 64 10 p.m 71 10 a.m. 67 11 p.m 63 11 a.m 70 12 Mid. 59 12 Noon 71 1 p.m, .73 DAILY WEATHER BULLETIN NEW YORK, April B.

(AD Mrs. Elbert If. Gary, widow of th steel magnate, died this morning at her Fifth avenue residence after prolonged Illness. Mrs. Gary, the former Emma.

Townsend, was tha second wife of the steel man, whom she married In 1905, three years after the death of hi first wife. At the time of their marriage, hm had been Identified with the United States Steel corporation for four years. Mrs. Gary's most role was as hostess at th famous dinners she and her hus band gave when he wa at th peak of his career. After his death in 1327, she livM quietly In their Jericho, Lon Island, home and In an upper Fifth avenue apartment.

She was a meticulous house keeper. Her servants were carefully checked In and out of the building; and every morning1 a report on their movements "was slipped under her door. One reason for such care wa th great value of the furnishings and art treasures in their home. Th Gary gold dinner service alone wa reputed to be worth $500,000. They also owned a less valuable but larger silver service.

Mr. and Mrs. Gary had no children, although Mr. Gary had two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Gary Sut-cliffe and Mrs.

Bertha Gary Campbell, by his first wife. In his will Mr. Gary gave some advice to his wife and daughters about handling the huge fortune that he left them virtually intact. He advised them not to sign a bond for any other person, to take loans on nothing but first class security, to avoid untried investments, and to reject any investment advice about which they were- in doubt. In the apartment building where Mrs.

Gary spent her last few years lived many of her friends men and women who frequently had been entertained at the steel magnate's home. TWO-YEAR TERM GIVEN IN 9-YEAR-OLD SLAYING MERIDIAN, April 5 (AP) Kenneth L. Combs has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by a jury which convicted him of manslaugter in connection with the slaying nine years ago of Dr. Owen Carpenter. Combs' attorney gave notice of appeal.

It was contended by the state that Combs plotted with M. Smith to take Dr. Carpenter to a house in Clifton, Texas, and rob him. Smith was tried for murder and given a 50-year sentence but was paroled after serving only six years of his term. The defense offered by Combs was that he knew nothing of the shooting and that he bad merely driven Smith and Dr.

Carpenter to the house. He said he let them out of bis car and drove away Immediately. In support of defense contention that robbery was not the motive for thevcrime, a purported confession by Smith was offered in evidence. It said Dr. Carpenter had wronged Smith's wife and that Smith shot In self defense.

Combs said he left Texas and went to Idaho, where he assumed another name, because be did not wish to bring the stigma and expense of a trial on his family. He denied having fled from the charges brought against him. Last October. Combs surrendered to officers at Twin Falls, Idaho, as a fugitive from justice. He had lived there eight years.

ASK $6600 JUDGMENT Suit for $6600 judgment wah filed In 98th district court Thursday against J. Hirsh, Mrs N. J. Hirsh and J. B.

Richardson by Terrell Jackson, receiver for Hirsh, operators of a drug store at Seventh street and Congress avenue. Jackson was named receiver fo? the company after Edgar Ezell recently obtained judgment against the company as the result of a traffic injury. Jackson's petition set forth that the defendants had paid for only 34 shares of the drug firm's stock at $100 a share. He seeks Judgment for the $6600 as payment for the remaining 66 shares. TJnder this heading will be published the namea of the candidates for public offica, subject to democratic primary.

Saturday, July 28. Ccunty Tax Apsessor-Collecton KARL H. SCHMIDT County ClPrlt: MRS. MAUDE D. BLOMEKE District Clerk P.

BONNER GEORGE H. TEMPLTN County CommisBiontr rrecinct No. I) "BSRT" A. M. BUN SEN Political Announcements low.

iiisrh. Ram, Ahilen 56 78 0 Amarillo 50 fifi .30 Austin 5f) 82 1.03 Brownpvlllfl 68 S2 .30 Corpus Christ! fiO 74 .30 Pallas 60 78 2. IS Del Kio 64 0 0 Kl Paso 44 63 0 Clalveston 60 74 Houston Sfl Pan Antonio 5S 78 .60 ft hllKSiK" By J. Millar Watt A letter from the Texas League of Municipalities asking the city of Austin to take out membership in the organization met varying opinions from city officials at Thursday's session of the city council. "I move we table the request and save the money for hard times," said Councilman Gillis.

The annual membership fee has been raised from $50 to $250, or $125 for a six-months membership. Councilman Bartholomew suggested that the city manager investigate the advantages of membership in the league and report at the next meeting. Gillis Opposes It "I want to go on record as being opposed to spending the people's money for the printing of a magazine," Gillis answered, rising from his chair. "Too much of the taxpayers money is going here, there and everywhere." The increased fee was due to establishment of a state office in Austin by the league and the maintenance of a staff here to keep in touch with legislative sessions, it was explained by Mayor Tom Miller. Says Its Helpful City Atty.

Bouldin Rector, a former president of the league, defended the organization, saying it had been helpful to city governments in the past and that it would be more helpful in the future. "Running a city is a science, not a political proposition," Rector declared. Gillis jumped up and replied. "Yen, and you run over to San Antonio and get a company to come in here and tell us how to levy taxes when we have men who have lived here all their lives and know every foot of the property in the city." City Mgr. Morgan said plans of the league to supply all members with ordinances, information pertaining to power rates, might prove beneficial and it was decided to have him look into the advisability of taking out membership.

CITY WON'T PAY THOSE INDEBTED TO AUSTIN Any' person, firm or corporation indebted in any capacity to the city of Austin will have withheld from him payment of all debts, demands or claims against the city, It was ordered in a resolution passed Thursday by members of the city Heretofore, claims by citizens have been held up only when they were delinquent in payment of taxes to the city. COUNCIL DEBATES JOINING LEAGUE POP DROP TO 8 IS NEW ORLKJiNS FUTURES NEW ORLEANS. April 6. lAPi Cot-tor future closed easy at net decline! of tf to 8 point. Hiffh, Low.

Cloea. Msy 12.07 1LS9 12.DK 12.03 July I2.1fi 12.07 12.07 ft 12.08 Oct 12.30 12.3:1 12.23tfj 12.26 Iec. .12.41 12.34 12.34 Jan 12.3SR March 12.40B NEW ORLEANS COTTON NEW ORLEANS, April 5. AP) Cot-ton exiierienced a nuiet opening today with few ordors either to buy or in evidence. Liverpool waa about as due to shade better and merlins w-n' steady hut first trade here were 2 to 3 points Prices eaued a little further after the start owing to absence of demand and an indifference opening in stocks.

Near th end of the first half hour. May dropped to 12.02. July to 12.11 and October to 12.27, or to points under yesterday's cloe. C-utton ruled quiet all morning with hut little disposition to trade on either ilk? of the account. Price jjradually eesed in the fintt half of the morning on some sellinit by recent buvers.

May dropped to 11.90, July to 12.09 and October to 12.24, down 6 to 7 points from yeeterday's close. Later In the morning prices recovered on some short covering almost to the earlier nichs, but soon eased again when the demand was satisfied near noon, prices were 3 to 6 points net lower. NEW YORK COTTON NEW YORK, April AP)-Cotton opened barely steady, unchanwed to 3 lower on disappointing cables and scattered liquidation. May 12.06; July 12 16 Oct 12.30; Dec. 12.31; 12.44; March 12,54.

Initial offerings were absorbed by the trade, and there was nome buying of near months believed to he for Japanese account. Hounea with Liverpool and Continental connections were sellers, how-evtr, and prices eased after the eall in a comparatively ouiet market. The mar-ket here was Quiet at the end of the first half hour with May selling around 11.99 and October 12.25, or about 3 to 7 points net lower. Liverpool continued to sell here during lha first hour, but the offering from that sturce tapered off at" tor the close abroad and there wns sufficient trade buying or coverinir to give the market here a fairly steady tone later in the morning. At midday May was selling around 12.03 and October 12.28 with the market quiet at net declines of 2 to 5 pointa.

LIVERPOOL COTTON LIVERPOOL, April ft. A Cotton, 33,000 bales including 2i0 American. Spot moderate business done; prices jjiht points higher; quotations in pence: American strict good middling 7.04; good middling wxict middling 6.59; middling 6.44; strict low middling 6.29; low middling 6.04; strict good ordinary 5.84; good ordinary fi .54. Futures clewed quiet and steady. May 6.12: July 6.ny Oct, 6.07; I'ec 6.06; 6.06; March 6.07, FORT WORTH LIVESTOCK FOKT WORTH, April 5.

I AP) (U.S. D.A.l-Hoge: 70u, including 14 61 recta tjuck steady; no god rail; top $4.15 for poou to choice 1MI-270 pounds; good 160-170 pounds light 4.10 light lights butcher down; pack- sows 25-b0. Cattle: fuu calves: 300; steady; few fed rlings and long earlings good light weisht fed steers il.TS; fat co- up to Q.t.; butcher sorts J2.2S-7i; cutters ar.d low cutters 8trckpis nominal; tew good heavy calves 4.50 mm weighty calves under Snep: 700 f.a lambs and wether steady g.i wnoie.1 fed lambs shorn fed lamM shorn fed wethers mixed ageg 5.00, CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHJCAt.O, April A HfPs: lo.OfO; active. 10 higher; luU-3uu t-Miinte J4.0t-3, top good pigs 3.23 packing sows Cattle: 5ScO; calves: IM) slow, steady; slauhrr steers, good and choice, Pounds, 7.7i common and medium, guilds. 4.0i"; g.ud hfciiVrs, gsxtd and choice.

oU-7u0 pounds, S.0C;.'j- cows, gocd, f3.5off 4.50 (yearlings goi tbeeft, $'i vaiers, good and cohu-e, o.tki. it. ti.50 stwktT feeiier steers, gixd rrd choice. Coo-luitU tMunU, Sl.iiJd? .6,15 fat iambs strong to 25 higher aged shep weak to 2i lower fprinters JU.OO KI.O0; Iambi. pounds, good and choice, a 9,2 'j'j-yi gfnl and chou, ,40 9.

10 ewes. I'H-I5ti pounds good and cnoice! CHICAGO POULTRY CHICAGO, Apnl 5. A PVmlfy. ady Pl mouth broilers 2-" bai'e- broilers unchanged. CKIIAm) BUTTER CHICAGO.

April 5. AP) Butter. creamr-ry-specfaiS i swre 23 't etras iCCi -Ji: extra iirbXs sreopds 21; i rrrt.a:::ed carluu e5, unchanged. Sir ALL FRONTS DALLAS, April 5. (UP) determination today marked a systematic vigil over highways and byways by hundreds of state, federal and local officers for Clyde Barrow and his companion, Bonnie Parker.

As the hunt entered the fourth day, latest of "authentic" tips for the suspects In the brutal slaying of E. B. "Wheeler and H. D. Murphy, state highway patrolmen, near Grapevine Sunday, caused five carloads of officers to explore the wooded Trinity river bottoms near Peeltown, a rural community 16 miles south of Kaufman.

The extensive search of the section failed to reveal whereabouts of the outlaws. a- 'Shoot to Kill' Ordered L. G. Phares, chief of the state highway patrol, arrived In Dallas from Austin and conferred immediately with Frank J. Blake, chief of the department of justice agents in this section of the state.

What plans were formulated then were not revealed by Phares. "I merely have told patrolmen throughout the state to leave no stone unturned until we have captured these two desperadoes," he said. Meanwhile, scores of highway patrolmen and officers of Kaufman, Eilis, Dallas, Tarrant and Henderson counties were under orders to "shoot to kill" if they encounter the fugitives. Travis and Harris county officers spent the night searching: side roads and known haunts of the bandit couple after Barrow and Hamilton were reported en route from Austin to Houston. Officers today believed Barrow effected a reunion with his companion-since-boyhood in crime.

Reports of the fugitives being seen in many parts of the state yesterday were frequent, but officers tracing the many rumors fail ed to contact them. Trail of the Barrow gangsters led officers to De Kalb, 20 miles east of Clarksville, extreme northeast part of the state, last night when two men and a woman believed to he the outlaw trio robbed a filling station of $40 in cash and fctir gallons of gasoline from John Hall, attendant. The hi-jackers. traveling in a black sedan with yellow wire wheels such as Barrow and his sweetheart escaped in after killing the two highway officers, sped westward on Highway 5. When last reported the car passed through Clarksville and was headed west toward Sherman.

Muddy Roads Handicap The bandits kidnaped Hall and a negro customer when they left the filling station. A few miles from De Kalb the bandits stopped and released their prisoners. Hall, while walking back to tuwn, reported their captors doubled on their trail and passed them. Officers who started pursuit turned back with reports heavy rains and muddy roads made it impossible tor them to continue the search. Most tangible of clues in the hunt was considered the report of a man who Chief of Detectives eorge E.

Pay ton at Houston said s-aw the outlaw in a car on a highway near Clinton, Bosque county, driving toward Houston, The man. whose name Peyton did not disclose, said he knew Barrow on sight. He declared the desperado was riding in a tan coupe equipped with radio and that he was accompanied by a woman and another man. Numerous other tips throughout the state were received and checked, but all failed to reveal the outlaws' hereabouts. EAST ST.

LOVJS LIVESTOCK P.AST ST. LOUS, Iil. April 5. 65 "0 strong to 10 rusher; top $4.25 l-eht down to snd heiow sows Cattle: calves: 100; steady; steers mixed yearMn and hciters r.2S: cows 3.75 low cuuers 25-76; too bulls top verier S'p: l.vn: very little done; springers steady at 11.00. BARROW HUNTED Tl'illiam TeMerman'i lucl? still he'd Thursday.

The young Austin attorney had bH hat back and the "Went Mary street woman, in whose house the hat was left by Yelderman Monday when he made a quick exit to escape pistol bullets fired by the woman, surrendered peaceable to sheriff's officers shortly before noon. Sheriff Left O. Allen, acting as arbiter, went to the woman's house Wednesday afternoon. obtained Teldcrman'a hat and the woman's acreement that she would appear tndav to answer to an asHult-to-murder comnlaint filed against her in Peace Justice J. M.

Griffith's court. The complaint was filed Wednesday by Yeldorninn afifr Dep. Sheriffs J. K. McCoy and Warren (Rip) Collins, who were with Yel-rterman at the time of the shooting, had declined to arrest the woman without a warrant.

The shooting resulted from a tisit by the officers and in which the woman was M-vcd with a writ of possession tor the house. Yelderman offered to furnish a truck with which to remove the woman's belongings end to pay the first month's rent on another house. But when the truckmen arrived the woman produced a small calibre pistol end started shooting, YeMerman naid. ia and the officers, however, escaped injury. CITY MAY HELP MOVE MEXICANS TO BORDER Indications that the city and county may be asked to co-operate In moving Travis county Mexican families to the border for deportation into Mexico in line with the Mexican government's repatriation movement were seen at the meeting of the city council Thursday when Mai Huls.

representing the Travis county relief administration, told councilmen a survey is being made at this time of families willing to go back to their native country. Huls informed the council that the relief organisation's funds could not be spent for transportation, but suggested that the county commissioners' court had been approached concerning the matter, lie said County Judge Archer suggested a railway train might be chartered for the trip to Laredo at a considerable saving, previously, the tine of trucks for transportation had been considered. LOADING ZONE ASKED B. GUlilond, nptratur of a typewriter repair establishment at West, Fifth applied fnr a Wding and unloading zone in front of his pUtce. before the council Thursday.

The city manager instructed to investigate and grant the request, if ponMhle. LOCAL COURTS 53 RD DISTRICT COVRT Judpe t. WhW Stat? of Texas vs. United Gels Public Sfrvice Company, for injunction; on trial. Piled: Guadalupe Ort-ez vs.

Jo OHez, for divorce. tnte of Texas L. G. Miller et for ta, etc. 3.

G. Ganift.t et vs. T. Samuel Harris, to cancel clml. 9.STH DISTRICT CWRT Judpe I).

Moore Gulf Refining Company vs. R. B. 11'. lifw-id et to establish claim; on trial.

Filed IsX parte, Anna Jean Griffith, foi adaption of ins nor. Jackson received of Hiish. vs. N. J.

Hirt.h suit on block, YAh? i a ti Ot.b a for divorce. 126TH t'Ol'RT Judii.e W. K. RoberUon lillen Cv Ke Sophie Shindier et foir consiiTction of ill heard by the M. FJve--3 et at vs.

Heitie Love-Uf- et for jiartition. PROBATE tOt RT ill of James harvcy l.uton filed in ine county court for MAKI11AGE DK( LARATIONS CuunTy Cicrk Mancn Kow ier a and ili.ai"iine Gussoer, rrit i and Narrve Lucile tor. AL TOMdBILK REGISTRATIONS f'oriiac. vsac. I'.

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inaAer. w. 1 C.XESSUEI. CLAIMS' UK ARE Firrm a wax ma i fCopyrigtit. 1934.

by Th ayBdieata. Inc.) COTTON BODY STUDIES REDUCTION OF LINE Travis county's cotton committee Thursday set about the work of effecting a reduction of 12.1 per cent lint production after being informed by the state board of review that the county's lint claims under the 1934 acreage reduction agreement were 12.1 per cent high. Lint claims on the contracts cover 18,274,000 pounds, -while the allowed lint is 16,298,000 pounds. This will necessitate a reduction of 1,076,000 pounds. The county committee met "Wednesday afternoon to recommend a blanket reduction.

Blank forms for adjustment of the difference were prepared for distribution among the Travis farmers signing the cotton reduction contracts. PERMIT GAS MAINS Permission to construct gas main? in Marathon bouleard alley was granted the Texas Public service company Thursday by the city council and the Southwest Belt Telephone company was permitted erect a pole line in West Fifth street. F. It. Bundell.

contractor on a building at 501 Colorado street, was permitted to use a part of the side walk and street space for work and storage of materials. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK KANSAS CITY, April 5. AP (U.S. P.A.) Hops 2500 400 direct; fairly active mostly 10-16 higher; top $4.00 on 190-210 pounds. Cettle 2000: calves 700; killing classes steady to 15 higher; better grade steers up most; stockers and feeders unchancred; bulk fed steer $5.26.6.25 good 1217-round weisrhts 56.35 fteere, good and choice 550-1500 pounds.

veal-er (milk-fed medium tn choice 6.00 gtoeker and feeder steers, rood and choice J4.25ffr5.75. Sheep 4000 spring Iambs generally strong to 10 higher: odd lots natives up more; fed lambs steady; sheep strong; Arizona sprinji lambs, $3.50 odd lots natives up to top fed lambs to shippers; sprine lambs, choice (a 10.00: gnod yearlinsr weth- eir medium to choice 90-110 pounds ff7.50; ewes, pood and choice 90-150 i pounds ti.Wn 5.35. i (x) Quotations based on ewes and wet hem. Miss Maxine Kroschel of Nueces spent the week-end in San Antonio. 1 lOHKL, MAV BUY MADIVQV Qimiws FROWZS CIRCUS OMBPS) fMveBFFA fffrGMaBUHX $3250000 MATTER UW COKIVIDEQAVOS) MWS ITM CiMPTuoue Scale Ma 8f AAQiB 'lotfe, Robert LORAIUE AMD MAM Builders Support City Fund Pleas The Austin Builders' Exchange will support the city In its efforts to obtain PWA funds for construction of municipal projects here whether or not It is decided to call an election to vote bonds, R.

P. Kitchens and Jamie Odom. representing the contractor, told the city council at its meeting Thursday, Lahor costs will be nrectically the same under the builders' code for wage scales under a PWA contract or under private contract, it "was pointed out by Kitchens. Mayor Tom Miller iolrl the ron-trartors the council did not look with favor on a hnnd issue and would in al! probability go aheid with the Fettling basin at the filtration plant, $100,000, and the nurses hmne and city market hous JTt.ono, vithout the loan, although efforts would be continued to ppt the grant, amounting to 30 per rent of the rosts of these projects. MUW he believed thf grants could bp obtained if the contracts were KJt under PWA specifications.

Citv Mgr. Guiton Morgan said he had learned that the cost of con struction under PWA contracts amounted tr. from 6 to 15 per cent more than under private contract. Contractors offered to send a telegram, under Morgan's direction, to "Washington, asking speedy fa-vorahle consideration of project now in th district PWA office at Fort Worth, including those of th market house and nurss home. The sttlins basin alreadv has been approved NEGRO CHOIR OF 400 VOICES TO SING HERE Executive board of the Citizens National Benevolent association, a negro organization seeking to establish a foundation in Austin to preserve the plantation melodies of the old South, will meet here April 26 and 27.

M. P. Graham, chairman of the association, eaid Thursday. A trained chorus of 400 negro voices will be heard at the Ebenez-April 27 at conclusion of the meeting, Graham said. a in to TOGKS DISPLAY NEW YORK.

April 5. (AP) Stocks srentraMy displayed a fairly firm undertone today although there appeared to be a lack ef stimulating news as welt as market sponsorship. Modest improvement was shown by some of the metals, oils and packing shares, but most other groups held to an extremely narrow range and the activity was somewhat under that ofthe previous session. Bonds, while fairly steady, were not in such demand as yesterday. Grains, cot.

ton and rubber were a trifle easier, but silver and copper futures improved. For-eicn exchanjrea were a bit reactionary. Shares of Armour preferred Rot up more than 2 and Pillsbury and J. C. Penney sained a point or more each.

U. S. mcltinR, American Smelting, Kenncwtt, Anaconda and Cerro De Pasco were fractionally to a point higher. Postal Telegraph preferred. Western union and International Telephone firmed.

Standard Oils of New Jersey and California and Seaboard were up a little. The rails and utilities did nothing. Such equities as American Telephone, U. S. Steel, Con-sedated Cas, Montgomery Ward and Allied Chemical were virtually unchanged.

The motors were somewhat lower. Mont of the recently fnst-moving low-priced specialties slowed down when it was retried that the stock exchange Rov-emora had Bent a Questionnaire to brokers requesting details of transactions in some of these isxues, Followen r.f the motor stocks were somewhat onfued by the announcement of Henry Ford that he would not join the other major companies in raising the prices of cars and would, if materials got too high, fabricate his own. If the De. troit manufacturer maintains this position, it was believed that competition in the automotive field would be much keener. CHICAGO GRAIN CHICAGO, April 5.

APt Except dur-in a little apurt of buying toward the lart, weakness prevailed in the wheat market today, and prices averasred lower. Inflation talk had died down, and yes-terdayV sharp advance of wheat values wfl regared as having undermined the position. Attention continued to fo. ens chiefly on legislative developments at Washington. Vheat closed unsettled.

under efterdav'e finish. May com un- oh-inced to higher, oats unchanged to Inwer, and provisions unchanged to 20 cents up. Wheat-May July Sept Corn 'ay July S'Tt, Oats-May Julv Ke Vay iy Pt. I uiiey Mny Juiy Sept Lard Mav July pt tellies May July MORE FIRM TONE High. Low.

Close. I .87 .87 .47 SOT-j! .52 .7,2 Si.j .32 .331 .59 SI'- .62" 45 fi 22 fi.2n 6 20 6.40 6.ii7 7.40 8.27 NOTICE TO HOLDERS OF CALLED 4TH LIBERTY LOAN BONDS The American National Bank will now purchase at par plus all interest to April 15 (date when interest stops) all called 4th Liberty Loan Bonds with coupons attached. THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK Austin, Texas. CHICAGO POTATOES CHICAGO, April 6.iAPi-(U:S D.A.I Fasten, old Mock, sic-: Ked river ser-tion, M-nnevn and North l.kou U. S.

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