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STERLING DAILY GAZETTE, STERLING, ILLINOIS _Tuegd«y,,. October 28, JljMl 13 Schools Enter Farm Products Fair Here November 15 Totoi of $248 Will Be Given in Prizes To Voc. Ag. Students t.h« S»rt:nn IV prnv.iai fan:; prrxlur's fair tft b* hrlrt at thr roli.-r'.im r>n Snturrtftv. November IS T ^ f f r FrhOoU «rr AnnatvAn. AMitnn Fr:e, Franklin- Owe. OahR. Mormon. Orion. Prophot.'.toTvn. nrvn^'ri. 5 . Hr^k Falls. Stfr'lnsc, Tninpiro nr.fl Wrth- ersfifld of Kfwnnrr. O. E Newburn. Hock Fn!i. r . M F Fireh of Morrtwn: 8 8 Montoo'h n TftmpifP and J. A. Tu ardor k of Sier Una met Saturday and hnfrd th< premiums for t.hP fair on the rntrir. eent in by the.sr schools. The ?mi of $248 Is to be Rivrn to boys in vo cational agricultural rla.ves fo showing poultry, shelled corn. PRC." soy brans, popcorn, ge.e?e, honey oats and poUtow. Judge* for the inir will be C. W Maxlow of Colcta. poviltry: and Kelt} McOulre. agricultural teacher a Forreston, on grains. White R«wk* White Rocks, total $44.75 — Pen $2,50. 12. 11.50. *1.25. three ftC »1 two »t 75 cents, eight at 50' cents ToUJ. 115.75. Pullett-$2. $1.75, $1.25. four at $1 two nt 75 cents; eight at 50 cents Total, $14.50. Cockerel—$2, $1.75. $1.25. four a $1, two at 75 cent*, eight at 50 cents Total, $14.50. Barred Rock» Barred Rocks, total $15.75—Pen $2, $1.50, $1, 75 cents, two flt 5( cents. Total. $6.25. Pullet — $1.50, $1, 75 cents, thre at 50 cent*. Total, $4.75. Cockerel—$1.50, $1, 76 cents, thrc at 50 cents. Total, $4.75. White Leghorn* White Leghorns, total, $19—Pen $3, $1.50, $1.25, $1. 75 cent*, two a M cents. Total, $7.50, Pullet-$1.50, two at $1, 75 cents three at 50 cents. Total, $5.75. Cockerel—11.50, two at $1,75 cent* three at SO cenU. Total. $5.75, R, I. Reds; N. H. Red* Rhode Island Reds and New Hampshire Reds, total, $9.25—Pen 11.90. $1, 75 cents, 50 cents. Total •3.75. Pullett—$1, 75 cents, two at cents. Total, $2.75. Cockerel—$1, 75 cents, two at 5( cent*. Total, $2.75. White Wyondotte* . Whjte Wyandottes, total. $6.00— Pen. $1.25, 75 cents. Total, $2. Pullet6-41.25, 75 cents. Total, $2 Cockerel—$1.25, 75 cents. Total, $2 Buff Orphlnglons Buff Orphlngtons, .total. $3—Pen $1: pullet, $1, cockerel ,$1. Geese Geese, total, $3—Pen, $1, hen, $1 gander, $1. • Eggs, Soybean*, Eto, White eggs, $1.50, $1.25, $1, two a 78 cents, 50 cents. Brown eggs, $2, $1.75, 11.50, $1.25 three at $1, five at 75 cento, four a 50 cents. Honey, $1.50, $1.25, $1, 75 cento, 50 cent*. "~'8dy" beau, 11.50, $1,78 cents, 50 cent*. Potatoea and Corn Early potatoes, total. $20.25—12.50 $2.35. $2, $1.75, $1.50, $1.25. three a $1. four at 75 cents, six at 50 cento Late potatoes, total $9.75—$2, $1.75 $1.50, $1.25, $1, 75 cento, three at 50 cents. Corn. $8, $7, $«, $5. $4. three a $9, four at $2, three at $1.75'. two a 1 $1.50. three at $1.23. ten at $1, 12 a 75 cents, 12 at 50 cento. Mrs. Edmund Coshman Funeral rites for Mrs. Edware Caahman of Polo will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday in the late home conducted by Rev. Theodore Leop- pert of the Polo Methodist church Interment — Kill be in Palrmount cemetery, Polo. Mra. Cashman was the daughter of Oliver and Melissa Taylor and was born in Paris, 111. on May 11 IBM. Bhe was married to Edmund Ca*hman of ne«r Polo Nov. 15, 193D Betide* her husband she is survived by two brothers, Chester Taylor of Windom. Minn, and Lawrence Taylor of Hitt. 111., and two Btoteri, Mra^Hatae^Test-of JVignnt of Detroit. SOe. Item* nndfr thi* a minimum of fHe or & msTlmnm of ?0 llnfa 'Pair! Advertisement*) GARBAGE COLLECTION Kffrrtivr- this wfk Jtar^RS* to! iT.Mon* will br made but onr^ eacl rvr-rk The «amp schedule of <v>l>c lion will b? made Mondnv. Tuf*<3* and WPcir.f?d»v but the f-rnnrl <~r>; IT! inn thr Iftttrr part of the linn i>rf>n discontinued. FRF.F. GLASSWARE On^ Libbv SBfe^dff rim •with every 7 tcnllons of ga'-oiine on nil gas purrh snvtime for yoiir «e* o Class*"! Cholrr of style and ro'.or Major Of! <V Oil Product*. Ear A; MrDonald Oil Co. UL and Mra, Mich. Soop Morki Result InDomoge toGloss Marking display windows and au< tomobilc glau with IMP by Hal- lowe'en pranksters results in damage to the gla*a, Ralph Thomas observes. The toap uud contains lye and this cut* deep too th* glou of the glass permanently damaging it. Mr. Thomis thinks thai If those who commit'these acts realise the damage they are doing to other people'! properU^-their conscience! would deter them from harming other people In-thit way. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mitchell returned Monday from an enjoyable trip south where ihey spent the weekend in Memphis, Tenn. with their Mn-in-law and daughter, Mr. ,and Mra. J. W. Puckett. Mrs. Puck- <tt, had been visiting them for the patt week and accompanied them to Memphis to m**t her husband. They traveled first to Springfield, Mo. and then through the Oiariu to Hot Springs and Little Rock, Ark. and on to Memphia. The Mitchells brought &ome cotton home with them. Arrested in Freeport .William H frid, ». of Sterunir, who wa* arr«rted m Fr*epon Saturday night OD a cJuuft of opera t- ~ teg • mAv %ehici» while under the of iiquor. is being held itv ty jaO tftert Dendtof a on UM FAY PERSONAL TAXES More Interest addrd NOv 1. Octo ixr Interest allowed if paid by Sat urdfty. I will be at the City Hftl hrtwwn 3 p. m. and 5 p. m. every day. F. R. Stoddard. Drputy Collector CHRISTIAN CHl'RCH annual chlckrn pie supp?r Wrdnrs day, Oct. 29th, at the church, 5 to 7 50c. Special Hallowe'en show Ftida> nl(?ht at 8:45. Contests, cash prizes fun, lautrhtfr and a (Treat time fo all. Sterling Theatre. Friday night Averages of Pupils At Emerson School There are 37 pupils enrolled a EnierAon, 10 in the upper grades and 21 In the lower grades. Thlrty-flv have been neither absent nor tardy Those making an average of SK) to 100 in the bi-monthly examinations arc: Betty Fenner, Lorraine Helle ncr. Helen Ohms, Marian Deeto. La vorne Johnson. Jonnne Hoa'seman and FrancU Dcttman. Those with an average of 85-W are Virginia Houlihan. Raymond Heilener, Edwin JBchuItz. Elme Bartz, Marie Ohms. Joyce Dettman Charles Deets, Arlene Book, Bettj Deets, Bernlce BarU, Janet Dctt man. Evelyn Houlihan and Kenneth Beclc. LITTLE LOCUS Three Miss Ruth Wetzell. who celebrate* her birthday Sunday. entertalne< Miss Evelyn Radatz ol Lyndon over the weekend. Mike Schiltz, veteran pensioned employe of the International Harvester Co., who has, been a mem ber of the colony in the Catholic old people's home at Freeport for the Inst year, is reported as In serious health condition. Friends visited him last weekend. Mrs. Don Olassbum of Tamplco was a caller in Sterling Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Earl Forehand have returned froni their wedding trip to Taylor, Wls., where they visited Mrs. Forehand's father, Andrew Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel C. Murphy of Davenport,-la. were shoppers in Sterling Saturday. Mrs. Lee Sperry was a Monday visitor In Sterling from Morrison. Ross Doran of Ohio was a business caller in Sterling Monday. George S. Olmstead has returned from a visit to Mattoon with his brother-in-law and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. George Milne of that city and they have returned with Mr. Olmstead for an indefinite stay in Sterling. Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Good, Mrs Lloyd Good and Helen JWade re^ turned Sunday e~verimlf7rom Goslv en, Jnd., where they spent the weekend with relatives at Ooshen college. MJss Edna Good accompanied them home and returned to Goshen Monday evening. Pvt. Earl Glddlngs, Jr.. 'has arrived from Camp Forrest. Term, to spend his 15 day furlough with his parents and relatives and friends in Sterling and Rock Falls. Miss. Willa Johnson of Prophetstown visited friends in Sterling Monday. . Mrs. Lamar Pettigrew and Neva Baker were Monday visitors in Sterling from Morrison. Mr. and Mrs. M. Me Ward and daughter of Morrison visit*d in Sterling Monday. Fred_Nu5abaum__*« • business _ caller—Monday n SterUhg Coleta. Lloyd Conmdlne of Harmon was a business caller in Sterling: Mon day. B. E. Lavoy of Dlxon manor, Dixon. was a visitor in Sterling Monday. Pfc. Charles Miller is home from Camp Forrest, Tenn. for a 15 day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Miller of Second avenue. Miss Susan Rubright has joined the sales force at the W. and H. Apparel shop. Miss Rubright has been employed in one pf the large stores at Minneapolis, Minn., the past summer. Mrs. Ellen Mangier and three children, Darwin. Junior and Mary Ellen, of Sabula, Iowa, are guests in the home of Mrs. Marvin Paddock. Mfs. Id* Church.spent the weekend with her son, Don. a student at Bradley Tech In Peoria and attended the homecoming. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Quest had as guests over the weekend, their son iarold of Chicago, son-in-law and and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. C. J. Heinberg of Pensacola. Fla. Dr. Heinberg is one of six doctors who conduct a medical center Ui Pen- acola. Mi££ Mildred Luebcke and Ken- wth Bell of Gary, Ind.. Mi*s Jean Wubben of this city and Clarence Bell of Rock Falls visited in the home of Howard Bell and family n Peoria Heights Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Frank Duuebeck re- urned home Tuesday noon from Rockford where they attended the uneral of Mr. Dunnrbecks brother- in-law. Dr. William L. Doepp. who led in a sanitarium last Saturday. The funeral was held Monday at Eockford, Sheldon Appeals To Governor Green On Road Matters Soys County Is Being Neglected Because Big GOP Majority Feeling that Wr. reside county L being neglp^tfd in the msftT o highway Improvement.*, etc.. Jtidn C K. Sheldon has addre.wrf i letter to Governor Dwich' H. Green and Director of Pi'inc Works anc Buildings Walter Rosenfield. Th Irttrr covers the fer!;ne of so man' people in t!ii. r - ^i.-iTiltv that it i printed in part as follows: "It is now negrly two month, since we had the honor of you visit to SterhnR Mr D W. Gran <!on. editor and publisher of The Sterling Daily Can-He, cnllrd thi morning and r^-nd me a letter l\f wrote Governor Green Sept. 21. 1941 and the governor's reply, which in dicftU-d that the Governor recogniz ed the importance of modernizing the Lincoln highway and was fn vorable to it hut stated that high way recogntrrd as valuable for de fense. purposes mldht have priority "A season has passed since th stretch of highwav west of Sterling was made a side road and the route numbering removed and con verted to other highways, with thi effect that a large part of the trnf fie is now diverted around Sterling and the other cities on the Lincoln highway. "TliIs. route was fi part of the MO. 000.000 lx>nd i-viie established b; vote of the people and was known B* Route 6. nnd extended In « gen eral westerly direction to Fulton, af fording Chicago. Geneva. De Kalb Dixon. Sterling. Morrison. Fulton nnd the Intervening communitle. reasonable connection with each other. "The highway department established the route which has been in use for. over 20 years. People fel that nfter a route has been established in response to a vote of the people that It would not be taken away from them overnight. People have a right to assume that the officials who were supposed to represent them would at least give the public a hearing on a major change of the character secretly carried out No one had any Intimation tha the numbering of the old route which had been in use for over 20 years, was to be removed and the road turned into a side road, ant the through tourists from Maine and California given more consideration than the people of Illinois who are building and paying for these roads. Seme Ite "This stretch of highway has served its purpose with all the traffic for 20 years and certainly can carry at least a fourth of it at the present time. This change made by your predecessors should not be tolerated by your administration, and in the interests of the businessmen of Sterling and other cities along the old route, I respectfully ask that there be no further delay in restoring the numbering to the ok route until a decent and fair substitute can be built. This can easily T>« done when finances will permit, by a road from Gait along the north side of the Chicago is North Western railroad tracks with a suitable junction north of Agnew—not the kind of a junction we now have which cannot be seen until one's automobile has passed the junction "U. S. Route 330 runs through Sterling, north of Rock river, and U. S. 30 south of Rock Falls, south of Rock river. Sterling-Rock Falls is a six square miles township, has a population of over 20,000 and the largest population center on R6ckrrlver;s0uth"and-west- of Rockford. Shews Need fer Bridge 'There are two bridges at Sterling crowing Rock river. The First avenue bridge was built by the city of Sterling and has a subway under the Chicago & North Western railroad tracks which is inadequate for general traffic. Although it was built and paid for by the city of Sterling. It is a part of State Route 18 and the city has never been reimbursed for any part of the coVt and has been furnishing bridge ser vice on this route for many years. The other bridge, known as the Avenue' O bridge, was bui(t by the town of Sterling and Whiteside county, and is about ready to col- apse. Its condition has been of heavy state traffic creasing it due to the Inadequacy of the other bridge. It is absolutely necessary that another bridge b* built in 1042 as otherwise this bridge will probably have to be closed. I enclose newspaper items in The Oasette re- atlng' to this situation. Of course, the town of Sterling and the county of Whiteside probably could raise the money to rebuild this bridge. Why should this be the only point on Rock river where there is no adequate bridge built by the state connecting the various highways? ."The Avenue O bridge crosses Lawrence park on an island in the middle of the river which serves as a recreation center for people for more than a hundred miles in every direction. On some Sundays there are as many as 9.000 people at this park. I venture to aay that the bridges of Sterling are used by anywhere from 10 to 100 times as many people and vehicles.-as the other bridges up and down Rock river, except the bridges at Dlxon. The state has built bridges at Oregon. Dixon, Conio. Prophetstown, Hlu&dale and U about to build one at Grand Detour. This covers the mire length of Rock river below Rockford except Sterling and Rock Falls. "When the Dixon bridge collapsed, a new $500.000 bridge was promised within 24 hours and built within a ew months. Dixon had the influence of its state highway olflc* and a prominent Democratic pofi- iclan. Sterling has nothing to present except the Justice of its cause and the actual necessity for a auit- ble bridge for north and south raffle at this location. Kecites Olber TUnge Under the administration of Gov. Cmmenon the stau Fifteen Killed, Seven Hurt in Alabama Bus Accident The charred wreckage of a Montgomery-Birmingham passenger bus after It. crashed Into a concrete brldg* railing at Clanton. Ala, hurling flaming gasoline through the vehicle. When rescuers reached the scene 15 passengers were dead, seven seriously Injurd. property at Rock Falls for R state highway garage. As soon as Horner eot in 'as governor, through the influence of H prominent Democratic politician, the property nt Rock Falls was abandoned and the garage moved to Dixon. Under Gov. Emmerson's administration n state route was established from Sterling to Polo. A.s soon us Homer got In this was abandoned nnd the route moved over to Lee county although It has never been built, nnd the route from Sterling remains a side road. These are a few samples of the. penalty Whiteside county has had because it has always stood by the Republican party. "I am told that some Republican politicians say. "What is th<* use of doing anything for Whlt«v.ide county? It is In the bag anyway." I do not believe that either of YOU gentlemen approves such n policy. "While Sterling may not have as many applicants for office as some other cities in'this vicinity, it has a lot of fine, well educated, successful people whom you possibly may not have met "due to the fact that' they are not political applicants for any appointment or favor. This leads me to say that while I am not advocating creating jobs merely to create appointments, it would seem In view of Sterling's exceptional record as a Republican stronghold, it Is worthy, of Its share of appointments, Including one or two good ones. "I hope that the highway situation west of Sterling and the application for the new bridge at Avenue G will not be pigeon-holed, but that they will have your immediate and favorable consideration.' Sterling Residents Of 40 Years Ago Here For Visit with Friends Lovely Luncheon and Party for Eastern Star Club Monday Very attractive tables with fall vegetable and gourd centerpieces and Hallowe'en decorations greeted members of the Eastern Star Social club upon their arrival at the Masonic temple Monday afternoon. Mrs. Russell Arthur was responsible for the tables, and served on the hostess committee headed by Mrs. Roy Sauer. Other assistant hostesses were Mrs. Curtis Warner, Mrs. Lyle Papendick and Mrs. Frank Blllmlre. During the afternoon there -were nine tables of cards for entertainment. Mrs. M. D. Hartshorn won Lhe contract bridge prize and Mrs Ward Crom the auction bridge prize. For pinochle Mrs. Clyde Shore was fortunate. A nominating committee was appointed to choose new officers, the members or which are Mrs. Curtis Warner. Mrs. Owen Beatty and Mrs. A. Stout. Two Observed at Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Don Hoover of 412 Thirteenth avenue entertained at dinner Sunday hornoring the birthdays of Mr. Hoover's mother and brother, Mra. B. H. Hoover and Harold Hoover. A feature of the dinner was a large birthday cake attractively decorated In yellow and white, which color scheme was carried out In the nutcups and table appointments. Those present besides the honored meats were B. H. Hoover, Harry frudo, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hin- rtchs, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Musser and Mr. and Mrs. George Arnold Mr. and Mr*. H. O. Miller of Washington. I». arrived In town by bus this morning and are guests at the Randolph hotel. This couple lived in Sterling for many years. Both were employed In the Western Union Telegraph office. Though they have" been away from Sterling for nearly 40 years they make occasional visits here. Mr. Miilrr is retired from work after 55 years In the employ cf the Western Union. He is a native of Hooposton. and when a boy worked in the canning factory which was the first to can kidney beans. He came to Sterling from Hoopeston in 1896 nnd left here about 1P04. Mrs. Miller, who was Goldle Scott of Rock Falls, was an employe in the office when he began work there. They were married here and Inter )|vc<} In the 800 block on First avenue. a property they still own. The Western Union office was In the old Martin office building, now owned by Paul Dillon at 1 East Third street. After that the office was moved to a room" west of Locust street. The principal Industries in Sterling when Mr. Miller came here were the Northwestern Wire mill and the Keystone Mfg. Co.. later the International Harvester Co. Corn and potato planters and other agricultural implements also were prominent in the manufacturing line. About 1904 Mr. and Mrs. Miller went to Washington, la., and now make their home there. While here today they visited some old friends who were neighbors years ago, Uncovers Clay Pipes, Wooden Needle While Razing an Old House M. A. Lathrop, who resides In the old homestead on the Sturtevtnt farm, built on the hill on the south side of Rock river, west of Rock Falls, discovered some relics last week . in razing a room which extended from one side of the residence. Two clay pipes, a pulley and wooden needle from a spinning wheel were uncovered. The residence is said to have been built more than 100 years ago. " One of the clay pipes had an Indian head carved on it and the other pipe was one similar to those smoked by the older residents of the Kentucky hills. The two pipes were found between the foundations. The pulley and wooden needle were found on the foundation. It ap- h»d ly placed there by the builders. Ruth Ann Lobough Is Four Years Monday Ruth Ann Lobaugh celebrated her ourth birthday with a group of little friends at the home of her par- nts. Mr. and Mrs. J. Harold Lo baugh Monday afternoon. The an- elfood birthday cake was baked by Irs. Fay Nice. Ruth Ann received lovely birthday gifts. Those at the party were Buddy and Barbara Kay Nice, Gerry Olson, unior Wise. Judy Wyatt, Jerry Siemen. Ann Louise Hendrlcks, Jackie lenson and Xrvin Lobaugh. Improves Nicely Stuart Baker of this city, who ubmltUd to an operation for appendicitis two weeks ago in a Decatur hospital. !• recovering nic#ly and for the past week lias been recuperating at the home of his mother, Mrs. Etta Balder in Decatur. ir. Baker and his wife will remain in his mother's home until Nov. 20 when they will return here and Mr. Baker will resume his work as a salesman. Hospitol Notes Mrs. Albert Bellars submitted to major operation at the Sterling tublic hospital this morning, J, N. Inavely and Richard Rippy submit-' ed to minor operations. Robert le«tty, Mary Lou Sissonn. Mrs. John Uwtoe and infant daughter, Diane KUubeth, and Mrs, James Shank and infant ton have been discharged. Events Planned by Auxiliary to V. F. W. V. F. W. auxiliary ladies made plan? at. their_meetinK Monday evening to attend services in the Rock Palls Congregational church on the Sunday before Armistice day. They abo discussed entertaining the Blackhawk Counties Council and announced a sewing day for the Red Cross. Two units reported having contributed to the Needlework Guild, the auxiliary as one unit and the Pact Presidents' club as the other. —Following— the— weetin* ments were Mired. Reds Hurl Foe Back In Courier-Offensive fContlnued from pug* one) clal Germsn reports gald the city fell last Thunday. Adolf Hitler's field headquarters picturing the Russians as on the run, reported that German troopi yesterday penetrated the town o Kramatorsk, 100 miles southeast o Kharkov, In the sweep through the Donets basin. "Tints Soviet Union lost one of it? biggest tank factories," the naz communique said. "Other important Industrial towns were taken by Hungarian units. Pur suit of the retreating enemy Is be ing continued." Nails Insist Reds Are Licked German front-line dispatches said bad weather was proving a powerfu ally of the Russians, but asserted the red armies already were defeated from a military point of view and that a break in the weather would bring the destruction of remalnln) Soviet forces and "thus conclude the war in the east according to German plans. A red army bulletin reported tha fierce all-night fighting raged in the sectors of Mozhaisk, 57 miles west o Moscow, and Maloyaroslavets, 05 miles southwest of the U. S. 8. R capital, while on the Ukraine front the heaviest action centered around Kharkov and Taganrog. Military dispatches from Kuiby- shev, auxiliary Soviet capital, safd German troops had scored a 15-mile advance from Maloyaroslavets yesterday to within 50 miles of Moscow The Russiana found a note of cheer, however, in a red army com- munique reporting a sharp deterioration of German troops' morale and declaring that the nazl invaders were "on the verge of exhaustion" after four months of campaigning. "A majority of the prisoners are shabby and look exhausted. Many are dressed in tattered summer uniforms and have no underwear at all," the communique said. Predicts New Record At State Husking Meet TONICA, ILL. — (AP) — Ecus Vaughn of Piatt county, who set an Illinois corn husking record of 45.43 bushels in 1940, predicted today that a new state record would be established here Friday, If the weather is favorable. Vaughn estimated that Theodore Schafer's corn field to be used for the state contest will yield about 90 bushels to the acre. Another Held on Sens fer's larm designated forth* national com husking contest on Monday to expected to produce from 80 to 85 bushels, Vaughn said. With cooler temperatures, sponsors of the doubleheader contest* aren't worrying *> much about the weather. Fields are muddy and heavy rains impeded preliminary work in setting up machinery exhibits. Cors Collide Monday Eve on Broadway Curve Cars, driven by Robert Wick and William Lamberson, collided on the Broadway curve at 6:U Monday evening. The front ends of both can were damaged considerably by the impact. The car driven by Wick, owned by Douglas Tifft, was towed to the Chevrolet garage and the Lamberson car was towed to the Sterling garage. The occupants of the cars escaped with minor injuries. Seek Holdup Men Police have been asked to be on the lookout for three men who held up a tavern near Lake Geneva, Wls., Monday afternoon. The amount of their loot was not announced. It is believed they might be the same gang that murdered Roy Scribner near Cordova two weeks ago. New Arrivals Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Dieckman of 704'i Locust street, a daughter, at the Sterling public hospital, Monday. Born, to tlr. and Mrs. Oliver Violet, a daughter, at their home. 1502 Sixteenth avenue, Sterling, on October 1$. Two Pay Speeding Fines Deao Knew of Dixon and Clarence Retrasn of-this city were each fined 110 *fld cost* by Justice H Armistice Injury Delays Discharge of Selectee - CAMP ROBINSON, ARK. — (AP) —Pvt, Lawrence Gingery of St. Louts would hart had-his discharge from headquarters ooofpany, IMth to4»y if it the accidental discharge of a shot gun durint the 1$1$ celebration ol the World war armistice. Gingery, M, to in base heahpltal under observation until army surgeons decide what to do about *ix buckah-t pelsiU to hto chest— dlir covered when he was taking bis final phyafeal examination incident to hto dtocnarfe becauee of age. Oinsjery explained they must have been aonw that were not resaoved after a bystander accidentally fired a shotgun during a children's parade in Tiskilwa. HI., Armistice day, 191$, striking him in the chest. Toilet Tax Scrapped For Water Rote Boost MUSKOGEE. OKLA. — (AP) — The city council dropped its proposed toilet tax and substituted Increa*. ed waUr rates to raise *S*.000 in needed revenue. A 25-cent toilet tax was proposed to bring in $20.000 for city operations and $19,000 for salary increases, protects were numerous and vehement. Noxis Report Sinking Of Two British Ships BKRIJN — (AP)—Naii air raiders struck again at shipping off the British east coast yesterday and last night, sinking two vessels totaling 11.000 tons and damaging another severely, the high command announced today. J. Polkesr*. They w*re arrested charges of speeding. on Closing Niw York Stock Prices NKW YORK — (AP) — Stock.*. f*ner«lly run » f»int recovery f^m- In today > murkft and f«- up fractions to « point The nhift however. lnMm\ich a* rrmny i,vii*' were at a ntundFflll rsr ft ^hRd* 1 in «r- T+»rt during the grrntPT p*rt •>? th» pror*«f<!lnR.<! r anc* in variwis gain* ^-rr» well maintained lit th* Dealing. 1 ! were hvHy at itit*rv»L« in the forenoon but slackened ablv aft<»r mid-day. around 550.000 s Corporation fsrninpTi xt«t*m*nU and plps.'ing dividend of . brokers said, to offset the darkening labor picture, growing tax worries and !sr'< of conviction r^pardine thr ahihtv of the r«<1s ro stem thr rinrl Rus'ian drive Nervous commodities, with ^'h^ftt and cotton futures nmnmfc up and rfl»p*inR fit frecjuenf Interval*, wrr« *n R7BTnment for rot'i.NTTritisrn in thr securities division Western Vnion and Pr^tnl Telegraph preferred stepped forward when the senate interstate commerce committee unanimously recommended a mprfrer of. these two telegraph systems. 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Allls-Ch Mfg 27S Am Can 82'» Am Car ^f Fdy 37V Am Loco 11'« Am Had * St 5'i Am Roll Mill 12\ Am Smelt if R 38'"» Am Stl Fdr* 20% Am T A- T 15P» Am Wat Wks 3\ Anaconda 26-» Aviation Corp 3\ Bald Loco U'» B A: O 3"i B«mdlx 37S Beth S<eel 62 S Boeing Air 20<» Borden 20 H Borg Warner 20 Vi Caterpll Tract 414 Cfirro de Pan SOS Chrysler 58 S Coml Bolv 9', Com-wlth k South H Corn-wealth Edls 3S«» Corwol Air 31 \ Cons Copper 6'i Cons Edison 15 \ ;Consol Oil 6 Corn Prod 50 Curtiss-Wrlght 8'» Douglas "4V F^stman !3" Gtn Elfc JS Ocn Foods 39S G*n Motors 39 Goodrich JOS Ooodreor T ft R. 18 1 * Greyhound Corp 13 1 4 HomeMakr Min 43 Houd-Hernhey B 9 7 4 I C 8 Inspirat Copper 104 Int Hurv 49S Int Nick Can 37 S Int Paper A Pow 174 Kennecott 33 Llb-O-F Gl»uw 264 Lockhwd Air 374 Mont Ward 304 Naah-Kelv 4 l * Nat Blucult 17«i Nat Dairy Pr 154 NYC RR 104 No Am Aviation 134 Ohio Oil 9 OwMis-TJl Glass 454 Packard 24 Pan Am Air 164 Phelps Dodge 28 Phillips. Pft 44% Pub Svc N J 17 Pure Oil 10\ HCA 3N Repub Steel IS . Sears Roe 69 Stand Brands 5 Stand Oil Cul 224 tSand Oil Ind 32 H Stand Oil N J 43 Studebaker 5 Swift ft Co 33 Texas Corp 444 Union Carbide 714 United Air Lines 14H United Air 36% U S Rubber 23 H U S Steel 534 W U 30'« Wilson 5*» Youngst 8h & T 35^4 Zenith 94 NEW YORK CURB (By Aiwoclated Press) Alum Co Am 1124 Cities Service 34 El Bond & Sh 14 Nlag-Hud Pow 3 Pltfc PI Ol 72 \ Grain, Live Stock and Local GRAIN CHICAGO GRAIN RANGE (By The Associated Press) Open High Low Clone Wheat— Dec. 1.14% 1.14*4 1.10'i 1.13 VI- May l.lB^i 1.19S 1.16 l i 1.18%-.18 July .20 JOS .7% .9%-.9 shrludl July 1.20 1.20H 1.17i* 1.194-.18 Corn— Dec. .75% .75% .74 \. May .Bl .81H .80% July .83 «4 .83 H .82* Oats- Dec., .47\ .48 .46"; May .80 .50% .49>» July .48 % .48% .47% Soybeans— Dec. 1.55'i 1.57 1.51 1.54%- May 1.60% 1.61% 1.55'i 1.59 -M\. July 1.56 1.59* 1.56 1.59%. Rye- Dec. .83'i .64 .61H .83 May .69% .70'* .M Jury .71* .71% .89% Lard- Dec.' 9.40 9.45 9.90 $.42 .75'i- Vi .80%-.81 .83 .47H CASH GRAIN CHICAGO — (AP) — Cath grain market quotations: Wheat-No. 2 red, $1.10%; No. 4, $1.05. Corn—No. I yellow old. 77 Vi to 73 K; No. S. 72 to 73; No. 3, 71 to 72%; No. 4, 69 to 71%: sample grade yellow old. 58 to 70; No. 2 white old. 78%; No. 4, 75U; sample grade white old, 66; No. 2 yellow new, 71%; No. 3. 66 S to 71%,' No. 4, 63% to 67*;; sample grade grade yellow new, 55 to 60; sample grade white new 61. Oats—No. 1 mixed. 46%; No. 3, 45%; No. 1 whte. 47%; No. 2, 46% to 47; No. 3, 42%; sample grade white, 41. Barley—Malting, 6$ to- $4 nominal; feed and acreenings, 40 to 52 nominal. Soybeans—No. 1 yellow. $1.50 to J3\; No. 3, $1.48 to $1.52. Field seed per hundredweight nominal; timothy, $8.00-50; Alsike, $12.50 to $14; fancy red top, $80075; red clover, $15 to $17; sweet clover, $6.50 to $8.50, GRAIN REVIEW CHICAGO — (AP) •=- The wheat market was as nervous as a^cat in a thunderstorm today. ^ It bounced up and down, over a •ange of between 2 and t cents a bushel, in the bewildering gyrations of a market that lacked leadership. At the start, prices went up on the strength of President Roosevelt's blunt joeecji last night saying that Americana "have taken their battle stations." When the initial rally led to broaden and trade faded away to a trickle, prices held steady until selling- In the December delivery, regarded as liquidation of hold- ngs by uncertain and nervous owners, tent the market below yesterday's finish. «ome of the selling was attributed o a broker who frequently operates 'or elevator interests and was interpreted as fear that elevator storage space would shortly be at a premium. Receipts were: Wheat $ can, corn •7. oats 11. Wheat cloead unchanged to % cent bushel higher than yesterday'* inish. December $U$*-%, May $UIH to $1.1$; corn tt lower to % higher; oata unchanged to % off. soybeans \i higher to % tower, rye unchanged to fc lower; and lard 3-1$ advanced. OA£H GKA1N PBORIA. ILL. — (AP) — Cash rain market quotations: Corn receipts 57 cars; old unchanged: new unchanged to 1 low%No. 1 yellow old, 11%; No. I yel- new, 67%, LIVESTOCK (U. S. Department of Agriculture) CHICAGO — (AP> — Salable togs 15.000. total 23.0M: opened' round 16 lower on weights 200 Ibs. ip; later trade mostly 10-15 off n lighter weights with butchers 155 lower; top $10.60; good and choice 200-70 Ib. averajes $10.lft-«V; usual- y $10.40-50; good' and choice 1*0300 Ibs. $10-2*-»; food 100-$0 Ib. sow* largely $9.60-85; few light weights to $10; most 400-500 Ib. kinds $9.00-50. Salable sheep 3,000, total 4.000: lat« Monday all classes steady to strong; choice fat native Jambt $12.10; bulk good and choice $11.75 to $12; choice 105 Ib. fed westerns $11.90, with 83 Ib. clippers $11.25: choice 114 Ib. yearlings $10; bulk medium to good fed westren ewec $4.10-35; today's trade very slow; early bids on good and choice fat native lambs at $11.8} to $12.10; fully steady; asking slightly higher or up to $12.35; few good fed yearling* $9.50; fat ahe«p scarce, steady. Salable cattle 11.000; calves 1,500; steer trade slow, generally bidding 25 lower; however, several loads yearlings, light weight and prune weglhty it«ers sold steady; choice 1050 Ib. yearlings $12.75 and 1300 Ib. steers $12; almost entirely fed iteer run with good and choice gradea predominating; as much beef in run M on Monday; nelfera scirce, strong; choice 975 and $52 Ib. weight* $12.50; several loads $12.00-40; medium and 'good beef cows weak, others steady; cannert and cutters $5.25 to $7^5; bulls and veakm •teady; weighty bulls to $9.40 and choice vealera $14; around 1,000 western grassers in crop; stocker and feeder prices steady. ESTIMATED RECEIPTS CHICAGO — (AP) — Official estimated salable livestock receipts for tomorrow: Hogg 11,000; cattle 11,000; sheep 4,000. ** PRODUCE CHICAOO~(AP)— Produce market quotations: ' Potatoea .arrivals 90, on track plies moderate; for Bliss Triumphs demand good, market firm; for Idaho Russets demand light, market unsettled; for other varieties all sections demand (low, market about steady. Butter receipts 626,472: steady. Creamery ,90 score, 33»«; 90 central* iced - earlots, $4; other prices unchanged. Eggi receipts 5,716; firm; fresh graded, extra firsts, local 34, cars 34; firsts, local 32%, cars 32%; current receipts, 30; dirties, 26%; checks, 25%; storage packed firsts.' 34%. Live poultry receipt* M trucks; colored springs and hens easier, balance steady; hens, over 6 Ib*. 1$, 5 Ib*. and down 16; springs, 4 Ibs. up, eoJor«d-lS%, und*s^-44b* T _coU_ ored 17; fees*, 13 Ibs. and down 1$%, over 12 Ib*. 14; capons, under T Ibs. 19; other price* unchanged. LOCAL II AKKFTS STERLING GRAIN (Dillon Elevator) Corn, .93%; oats, .36%; wheat, .96%. (Sterling-Rock Fall* Co-operative) Corn, .«%, new, No. 3, .60%; oata. Jf.%; wheat, .94%. ROCK FALLS GRAIN (South Side Elevator) Corn. .<!%, new, No. S, .59%; oat*, J«%; wheat, 4«%. JKILLEDGEVILLE IW^ A. Lltwtller) Corn, .64; oats, .St. HAZEJLHVRST (Meyers Elevator) Corn, -63; oats. .37. LANARK (Fanners' Co-operative) Corn. -«6: oats. -Si. LOWS POULTRY PAYING rRJCKH Heavy Hens ...» Ib. l$c-and 14c Leghorn Hens Ib: lt« W. and B. R. Springs, Ib. iSc-iic Leghorn Springs ........ Ib, lit Young Ducks Ib. lie s do*, lie .. doc. ftc. pullet eggs Mr «M •TKRLINQ

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