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Saturday Evening, July 11, 1914. T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Pace Seven FOURTH OF JULY SCENES AT PARIES PARK --Photos by Willis. PHIL WILLS WHINING FOOT RACE. FILE Democratic Candidates Out --John Burhart Pleased. Taylorville. July 11.--The fiis.1 day for filing petitions for the September primaries in the county clerk's o f f j c e ·aw several Democrats asking tor places on the ticket, but only one Republican. The Democratic candidates "FOP county clerk--F. H. Weitzer ana John E. George. For county judge--C. A. Prater. For sheriff--L. J. Traylor. Superintendent of schools--H. L. Fowkes. REPUBLICAN. For senatorial committeeman--G. T. Meachem. ALLEGED BOOTLEGGER OUT. John Burkhart of Stonlngton, who Is charged with sollins liquor to the Forbes brothers the n i = h t one brother killed the other, was released from jail this m o r n i n g on bonds ol $1.00, signed by Dr. W. T. Short and "Stub" Moran. He went back to Stonington to await his trial. Trospur, the other alleged bootlegger, is still in Jail. FORBES TO PLEAD GUILTY. Harry Forbes, charged w i t h killing his brother, is expected to throw him-. Belt on the mercy of the court d u r i n g the August ter mot court, claiming that h e was not. responsible for the death of hia brother, laying the blame on the bad whisky he was f i l l e d w i t h . He has no attorney and the court will appoint one to defend him. half a m i l e away rushed to the scene, but could not save a n y t h i n g . The house contained six rooms and was a story and a half. Fire b r o k e out Ir. t h e s u m m e r kitchen, which is Jetachcd frorr the house. SAVE LARGE BARN. Th« bnrn wliich is a large one and p r a c t i c a l l y new, caught fire several times. A h u r h e t brisrade was f a r m e d l . u t the wells were soon p u m p e d dry. The t h r e s h i n g crew llivn v :il a f t e r t h e i r water tank, which aided in saving the barn. The loss of the house was probably about Sl.-ioo. with 575U insurance, and about $300 insurance on the household goods. Mr. Gardner is a p r o m i n e n t f a r m e r of i h i s vicinity and owns 150 acres of land southeast of town. There is no clue as to the origin of the fire. R. R. Trimble Enters teur Institute. Pas- Ho One at Home and Origin is Unknown. Maroa. July 11.--Fire completely £e- ·troyed the home of Charles Gardner, Jive miles southeast of town, Friday Afternoon shortly after 5 o'clock. No one waa at home at the time of the fflre and scarcely anything was saved MonUcello, July 11. -- R. R. ""rimble of this city, accompanies by Dr. T. J. Foster went to Chicago Frid.-y afternoon to take t r e a t m e n t at the Fisteur- ian institute. Last Monday while threshing at the place of William Spear, north o£ W h i t e Heath, Mr Trim- tie walked around a stack an.l Snear'3 coach dog which was lyins there .lumped upon him and caught his left hand. In trying to loosen the drg his right hand was lacerated. ANOTHER BITTEN. Joseph Close of Centerville came to Trimble's assistance and he in turn was bitten on the knee cap. The dog disappeared and could not be located u n t i l Wednesday when he waa found under a corn crib. He was shot and the head sent to Chicago for examination. Thursday evening Mr. Trimble received a telegram saying that nesrl bodies were present and the dog showed signs of rabies. JOHN RUDISIIJL BURIED. The body of John S. Rudisiil arrived here Thursday afternoon from Bartonville, where he died Wednesday. Mr. Rudisiil lived at Towanda and was sent to Bartonvllle from there just a week ago. He was born In Monticello on Oct. 20, 1S74. and four children He leaves a at Towanda. wife The tot piano. threshing crew o'clock* ·body was taken to the home of H, O. McDavitt, where the funeral cervices were held Saturday afternoon at 2 Local Notices. Tbm Notice* An Paid Ad»»rtUln». --O Notice--All members of United Commercial travelers are requested to attend meeting Saturday night at the G. A, R. hall lor special business. J. E. M'Neir, Secrotar7. NOTICE. The report which hag been circulated that I have raised prices la untrue. Prices just the same. R M. GOULD. 362 a. Prairie. OF HUT It is Unusually Dry--Many Samples Tested. Wheat In Illinois Is In the best condition as to mois er known, ac- Practical Clinton Telephone Man is Promoted. Clinton, July 11--Charles H. Coffman succeeds B. F. Wesson as general manager of the Clinton district of the National Telephone company, the change to take place immediately. The promotion of Mr. Coffman from the head of the operating department carries with it a substantial increase in salary. Tha retiring general manager, B. F. Wasson, has been connected with the telephone company In Clinton for the past twenty years and will now spend a great deal of hli time on his farm in the north edge of Clinton. H« will also take a much needed rest before beginning his duties with ths Canadian Realty company of which h« hai ac- One of Features of July Fourth Program. Fourth of July wa's the biggest day in the history of Decatur parks. There were big crowds everywhere. At Farles I "P'ed 'he general agency of th« Beckmeyer company at Springfield. PERTINENT HINTS FOR THE SEASICK Preparation park there were about 2,000 people d u r i n g the afternoon and evening. The boata and swimming sulu were all in use. During the afternoon several athletic events were staged on the hall overlooking the lake. In the free-for-all race, Phil Wills won easily, t a k i n g a ?2 prize. The girls' race was also interesting and the winners of first and second places were given boxes of candy. COME AND SEE THE STINE SCREW HOLES During I. D. Stlne will keep open house tonight and all day Sunday, J u l y 12. In his office on tha first f l o o r of The Review building in order to show to the public the much talked of SCREW HOLES, a new i n v e n t i o n which he is introducing: to the public. These screw holes are being endorsed by architects and hardware dealers well as mechanics from all parts of the United States, where samples have been received. Nothing so popular has been placed on the market in years. . j Mr. Stlne cordially invites an inspec- ! tion by all who are interested in this novel and practical invention. Office entrance on North street.--adv. People You Know Mrs. D. B. Baldwin, 1106 North Illinois street, is ill. Dr. Clare A. Garter, 1164 West North street, Is e n t e r t a i n i n g Gladys, Helen, Louise and Florence Craig of Charleston, 111. Mrs J. W. Moreland. 32C East Eldorado street, who has been q u i t e sick, is Improving. August Plckus, J 4 C 3 East Orchard street, who has been quite ill with blood poisoning, is recovering. Mrs John Penniwell, 75S East "Wood street is ill with tonsilitls. Keach Bone of Petersburg. 111., is visiting A. H. Mills ot this city for a few days. Mrs. Owen Simon and little daughter. FIclen, 420 Enat Leafland avenue, have returned to their homr* after s week's visit with Pana and Taylorville relatives, Mrs. H. P. "Worthcamp of Lima, O., is visiting her daughter, Mrs. William F. Keller, 1020 North Calhoun street. O. B. Gilbert of Elwin was in Decatur Friday transacting business. George W. Reynold of Oreana visited friends in Decatur Saturday. S. E. Coy, S65 North Monroe street, spent Thursday in Springfield. S. P. Stewart, 1214 North Morgan street, has gone to Peorla, on a fishing school building, trip. Before and Care the Voyage. Leslie's Weekly: My advice to one who is not a good traveler and who desires to avoid -easlckness may be summed up in a very f e w words: Prepare for your journey a week or so ahead by eating simple, plain foods, and avoid as far as possible sweets, sours, fats and condiments. Spend as much of the time on shipboard as possible In the open air, walking or reclining. See to it particularly that you are w a r m l y clad. One inclined to seasickness always feels a sense of chilliness a h n u t the extremities. - C a r r y a hot w a t e r hag and hold it on y o u r lap, or put it at your back or feet while sitting. See that your steamer r u g covers your feet and keep in the sunshine. If you still feel chilly move to a w a r m e r place In the library, reading room or saloon. For breakfast, take a simple, warm d r i n k such as you prefer, either coffee, cocoa or tea, with a bit of dry toast, a baked apple, an orange - or stewed prunes, but not the latter if they are sweet. For lunch take a slice of roast beef, lamb or mutton, cold or warm, with no fat, A piece of toast with hot red gravy Is also easily digested. 7ou can a r r a n g e with your table steward to get it. Mashed potatoes or boiled rice, w i t h slewed f r u i t f t h e latter you will always find on the Herman steamers) should complete the meal. It you are not h u n g r y eat little, For your e v e n i n g meal follew the same simple m e n u that you had at lunch. It Is g-ood thing before you retire and nlso w h e n you awaken in the m o r n i n g to d r i n k a glass of French vlchy slowly, t a k i n g about ten m i n u t e s to do it. If you like it hot, all the better. If in spite of this plain diet you have no appetite and feel distressed, ask the steward to toast a couple of soda biscuits so brown t h a t t h e y will srem a l m o s t b u r n e d . N i b b l e at these u n t i l you feel better. Tho toasted biscuits will taste l i k e popcorn. When you can eat nothing else you will find that y o u r stomach will retain them and you will want something more s u b s t a n t i a l . Then try a piece of lean roast beef or a bit of chop or steak. I have found this treatment effective even in cases of severe seasickness. The soda biscuits mut be throughly browned and no liquid taken with them. Reject the overture of all friends who insist that you should suck a lemon, drink a glass of champagne, ale or porter. Keep warm and in the open air, eat simply and little and your seasickness will disappear. cording to the tests thus far made in the local grain standardization laboratory. The average for t w e n t y - f i v e samples of Illinois wheat is 8.9 Per cent of moisture. Th« maximum moisture shown in these twenty-five samples is 10.6 per cent and the m i n i m u m Is 7.7 per cent. Practically all of these samples are No. 2 wheat. Mr. Russell, the head of the Decatur station, says that the wheat In Illinois Is phenomenally dry and that it will take on more moisture it the opportunity is offered. MANY SAMPLES. Several h u n d r e d samples of the new wheat c.rop have been received at the local station and additional samples are coming in at the rate of thirty or forty a day. All of the regular force of the station are out in the field making observations of the wheat crop and gathering samples. Mr. Rusaell is In Indiana and Ohio getting a line on the wheat crop in those states. TUSCOLA MAN HERB. P. M. Chadwick of Tuscola has been temporarily employed in the local station on laboratory work and is m a k - ing m o i s t u r e tests on the wheat samples. He will bo here t h i r t y days during th« wheat and oats threshing season. M A R K E T S CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE QUOTATIONS (Furnished by War* it LoUnd.) Chicago, July 11.--Followlnjr 1* the range of prices wltb yesterday's close: 'WHEAT-- Open. High. Low. Clow. Te«. 1190 1105 1192 1195 1015 1025 1I9S 1190 Market Gossip. (FurDtihed by Conley, Quieter A Co. PRIMAItr MOVEMENTS. 10,000 Bushels of Wheat is Saved by Fire Fighters. Cerro Gordo, July 11.--A fire In the Cerro Gordo Grain and Coal company elevator Friday a f t e r n o o n at 4 o'clock did about $1,000 damage. The elevator is stiuated at the east end of town and the fire started in the cob house which is next to the elevator. Frank Betz, Bon of F. S. Betz. discovered the f i r e and told his brother, who turned in the alarm. The volunteer fire department h u r r i e d out and t h e r e were over a h u n d r e d men who helped fight the fire. Water was played on the flames for half an h o u r and they f i n a l l y got the blaze under control. There were 10.000 bushels of wheat in the elevator at the time but none of it was damaged by fire, although some was by water. Receipts-Corn Oats Shipment! Wheat Corn Gata Today. 1,564,000 452,000 008,000 813,000 421,000 C5S.OOO Yr. ABO. 1,197,000 380,000 652,000906,000 513,000 63,0« CHICAGO CAH8. . Wheat .............. 502 Corn ............... 101 data ................ 10T Rets. Shpts, Estd. Ago. , 419 40 15 ESTIMATED CABS. 602 101 10T . 122 183 Chicago, July 11. -- Estimated cars: "Wheat, 337: corn, 09; oats, 93. HOT AND DRY. Eloomlngton, III., July 11. -- Corn here will need rain soon. Carroilton. III.-- Still hot, dry. Mattoon. 111. -- Must have rain la next ten days or corn will be badly cut. j - Charleston. Mo.-- Not a drop of rain yester- I day and corn burning up. Jacksonville. 111.-- Yesterday the thermometer stood at 100; this morning It looks as If w« would have a hotter day. Corn is hun as It curls like a rope; no moisture. New York Money. New York. July 11.-- CLOSE: Mercantile paper, S^tfi-Uitf:. Sterling exchange steady; GO days, $47S5..V; demand, S4. 87,50. Commercial blllu, $4.8ui.85U- Bar silver, 55%c. Mexican dollars, 44c. Government bonds steady; rail r a n d bonds steads'. Call money nominal; no loans Time loans firmer; fiQ days, 2Vi7ci 00 days, 2%^; six months, 49t. New York Sugar. New York, J u l y 11. -- Today was a holiday !n the sugar market. WHO ILLY Bulls Fear Heat Will Hurt Illinois Corn. Chicago, July 11.--Excessively high temperatures in the northwest threatening damage to the spring crop rallied tha wheat market today after an easy start. It was said the heat would overtop 100 degrees in many places tefore the day was over. Bearish cables were responsible for the depression at the.outset. The opening which wag unchanged to %c off wag followed by a moderate setback all around and then by decided upturn. Increasing report* of black rust In- Jury were given considerable attention. The close, however wa a weak, to %c under last night. Fear that continued dry hot weather would bring about serious Injury of the Illinois crop had a bullish effect on corn. Many speculations switched to the buying side. After opening % to =4c higher, the market scored further gains. Missouri reports that the crop wan going back rapidly, counted further against the bears. Closing prices were strong at an advance of 1 to l*ic net. Oats hardened with corn. Sellers were scarce. Advancing prices for hogs carried provisions along. Shorts covered rather freely. John Helphinstine Gets 23 Bushels per Acre. Among: the first oats cut near Dcca- tur are f i f t e e n acres grown by John H e l p h i n s t i n e on the Springfield road south of Wyckles. He had a binder at work Friday morning. This will yield about t w e n t y - t h r e e bushels to the acre. It is being put in .shocks to be delivered. Some oats have been cut with the mower and handled .is hay, to be fed. This Is especially true about Mt. ZIon, where farmers, being out of hay and green feed of all kinds, have begun c u t t i n g their short oats. Two or three wagon loads of oats cut in this way have been peon on the streets. 1662 BUSHELS' FROM 45 ACRES Bethany, July II.--. TV. Sanner of near Prairie Home threshed laat Friday and his wheat m n d p the best record yet a r o u n d here. Tie had forty- five acres and had 1662 bushels of wheat. One tract of seven acres made forty-six bushels to the acre. MAROA MAY HOLD SCHOOL ELECTION Maroa, July 11.--Preparations are being made for a petition to be circulated for a sreclal election to be call?. on the propsitlon ot eroding- a new Paul HerHott spent Danville. Thursday In Mr. and Mrs. Carl Miller, 981 North Water street, returned Friday from a week's visit In Newton. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Taylor will spend Sunday In Blue Mound. Mrs. Frances Slater of the Gushard Dry Goods company leaves Monday for a two weeks' vacation. 'She will visit in Chicago and Detroit and the resorts on Lake Michigan. Mrs, West and Miss Lucy Whaley of Paris, Ky., and Mrs. J, McCllntock of El Paso, Tex., are visiting Mrs. Mary A. Mlllspaugh, 317 street. South Franklin PERSONALS. John Overly, 743 North Church street, is suffering with a mashed foot. He met with the accident at the Buffern Hunt mill, A. Ncwllng and son Raymond, 244 Central avenue, are visiting relatives in Jasper cownty. Miss Pearl Duggan of Dalton City, Is spending a week with Mrs, R, F. Duggan. 235 East Grand avenue. Mrs, H. G. KeDler of Waterloo, la.. , . . , .. visiting 1 her son, F. Kepler. 1351 North Morgan street, Miss Kate Trimmer, 1515 North Morgan street is visiting her sister, Mrs. O Morehead of Pana,, Mr. and Mrs. Claud Baylor and two children of Taylorvillo, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. R. Trimmer, Miss Ethel Boone. 841 North Monroe street, left Friday for a, three weeks* visit Jn Bhel- byvllla. MOTHER OF TWELVE CHILDREN BURIED Six Brothers and Slaters at Funeral of Mm. David Sunner. Bethany, July 11.-- The funeral of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Sanner, who died Monday, was held at the home, six miles west of Bethany, Wednesday afternoon at'3:30. Rev. Mr. Glcason. of the Presbyterian church off i c i n l f n p . The f u n r r a l wfls largely attended nnd a number of Odd Fe!!rt\vs ot Bethany were present. The body was brought to Bethany cemetery for burial. Mrs. Banner's maiden name was Sawyer nnd she was born In Paradlso. Colea county, Illinois, Feb. 5. !Pj9. She married David Sanner April 28, 1STO. Twelve children were b o r n , nine of whom survive. They are Charles. Orvillo and Robert or Prairie Home, Cyrus of Flndlay, Mrs. Etta McNea.! of Mllam Center and Lawrence, Carrie, Nellie and Martha living at home. Mr Sanner also survives his wife. The f o l l o w i n g brothers and Bisters were present at the funeral: A. S. Freelond of Decatur: Mrs. John Bothell, of Charleston; C. W. Freeland. Mrs. Bam Eklss and J. J. Freeland ot Dalton. City and Mrs. W. S. Keller of Erldyville, la. TABERNACLE NOTES. A larse number of Odd Fellows attended the services Wednesday night. They marched Woodmen's . In a body to the tabernacle. Next Friday night will he nlKht and all lodges are Invited. lKht and all lodges are Invited. Next Tuesday nlshC will be a meeting- for all men who attend Sunday school. Sunday the ovnnBolIst will ?peal on "Fellowship of His Sufferings at the mornlns service. At 2:30 he will give his third sermon to men only. His subject will be "Hottest Shot: or Th« Devil a Sheep Thlet." Sunday nlftnt the subject -will be "The Kcj to the Bible." Friday mornlnB forty men attendefl the prayer meeting for men at w. McGwire's office. NEW SPRINKLER WAGON. The villas* ha» purchased a new sprinkler wagon to sprinkle the streets. The streeti are very dusty owing to the dry weather aad , 0 much grain baullnc. More reports of big wheat yields are coming 1 In from Argenta, Charles Allen, on Charles Dontson's place secured an average of 40.1 bushels on seventy- five acres. David Cooper on George Jimson's place secured an average ot 45*4 bushels on twenty-five acres. The threshing was completed Friday and the wheat vras taken to the Shellabarger elevator. Toledo Seeds. Toledo. July 11.--Clover seed: Prime cash. $R,60; October and December, $9.071$: March, SO, 15. Alsike: Prime August, J9.20; December, $0 10 Timothy: Prime cash, ?2.90; September, 53.00; December, 53.00. LIVE STOCK. Kansas City Live Stock. Kansas City, July 11,--HOGS -- Receipts 300 head; market 5 cents higher. Bulk of sales, 5S.50rfi8.75; heavy, $8.75(58.80; packers and butchers, |S.83@6.frO; light, |S.60@ S.T.i; pigs, $S.OO@S.40. CATTLE -- Receipts 100 head; market steady. Prime fed steers, J9.25@9.75; dressed bee£ eteers,, $5-00(39.15; stockera and feeders. 5U.COigS.00; bulls, §5.25S7!00; calves, $6.50 310.00. -SHEEP -- Receipts none; market steady. Lambs, $5.50(39.00; stockers and feeders, ? 3.50® 7.00. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago, July 11.--Kog prices today advanced to the highest point attained in three months. The cause was scarcity of receipt?. Cattle trade proved nominal as usual at the week end. Every car of sheep and lambs that arrived was consigned direct to killers. HOCiS -- Receipts 4.000 head: market 5 cents higher Bulk of sales, $8,00(38.85; lights. $S.50ffi.!(0; mixed, $S.40'S8.00: heavy, j?S,25 'it $.90; rough, CATTLE -- Receipts steady. Beeves, S.30; stockera and LITTLE CHANGE IN MEAT PRICES So far the promise of record breaking 1 crop yields have made no Impression on local meat prices, according to dealers who are now offering: from S to 8*4 cents for young 1 hogs and an equally high price for heavier stock. It is the expectation that feed will not feel the effect of this year's extensive crop returns for some time, a.g many farmers are intending 1 to use wheat for feeding purposes. The cattle market remains unchanged and is not expected to rise materially in this vicinity. DECATUR MARKETS. (Quoted daily by t i e American Hominy Co.) Mlllerg offer tn ;se prices for Grain on wasons. delivered n Decatur: Grain Prices. New "Wheat ........................... 71 Corn ................................... Bfi New oats ............................... "'» Rye ..................................... 50 Butter and Kffps. (Quoted daily by JUx Atlas*.) Fresh eggs ....... . ..................... IS Butter, packing 1 ................. , ...... 15 Poultry. Quotations to producers by local poultry dealers: Hens .......... .Springs, l^j to 2 Ibs ........ . Cocks 12 V 23 07 Toms .IS 1 ' Gobblers 13 Hen turkeya · 1* Young turkeys 14 Geese OS Duck!, young 07 Live pigeons, per dosen 00 Hides and Wool. Horse hides. large Horse hides, small Lamb pelts Medium wool Western wool Burry wool No. 1 hides, cured Livo Stock. {.Quoted daily by (3. J. Damselsen * Son*.) Local dealers are offering: Heavy sows 17.001* T.50 Choice young hogs, 200 to 223 Ibt S.OlMJ 8.25 Light pigs J'5SS "*' Shipping eteers i ,.0*| .... .,, Butchers steers S'TM5? I'SIJ m a r k e t J Cows · 3.0O«t e.iw .gs, $6.00.1 Choice heifers fc SnS^-'K Heifers, medium. ·uYtfA"*o Km?* v."*.v.".::::;:::"::::::".'"s.2o@ a.so SprinB lamb '· e Ax*i-VA Calves - G -°°® '50 5S.20ftS.357 Pigs. $7.70(35.70. ~ :e!ptE 200 head; market 7.UOfi9.7d; steers, $6.40^i JvriO: stocitera ana feeders, $5.75@S.00; co-ws and heifers J3.83620.00; calves 17.50® 10.50. SHEEP -- Receipts 6.000 h e a d ; '"" uteady. Sheep. $3.S5@C.OO; yearlln. ®7.50; lambs, St. Louis Live Stock. St. Louis. July 11.--HOGS -- Receipts 2,500 head; market 5 cents higher. Pigs and | liehts, S7.25^S.05; mixed and butchers, fS-SO , HPTTMTQM RFPORTFD @SO,V pood heavy. *R.Wf3S.95. j \Jf 1 lIVliDIVl KCfrUiV 1 C*U CATTLE-- Receipts 50 head; market stea- 1 dy N a t i v e beef steers. $7.50@9.73; .cows and h f i f e r s . J5.00'f?0.00; stockera and feeder" $r. 00-37.50; Texas and Indian steers. *S 7.")rt(S4»; cowg and heifers, ?4.50(gG.50; native r'jiive*. 36.00*210.50. SHEEP -- Receipts SX head; market steady Native muttons, $4.75(35.00; lambs, ?S.OO 69.23. Indianapolis Live Stock. TJ S Yards, Indianapolis. July 11.--Hog receipts rsOQO h e a d ; market 10 c e n t s higher. Top J0.15: bulk of sales, $S.85©9.00. Cattle receipts 200 head; market steady. PRODUCE. Chicago Produce. Chfcaeo. July 11,--BUTTER--Xo market. EGGS'-- Receipts 12.644 cR*eS; no market. CHUESE -- Market unchanged, POTATOES -- Market lower. Receipts 60 rars. Oklahoma, Kansas anfl Texas, $1.35@ 1.40; Kansas, Chios. ?1.10; Illinois-Ohio. $1.45; . Vlrelnl.1 barrels. , . old, $I.25fflI..1S. COWDEN YOUNG MAN TAKES OWN LIFE Body of Clyde Reman Is Shipped Home From North DakutA. Cowden, July 13.--Word was received by Hugo Reman, a prominent farmer of this vicinity, that his youngest son. .Clyde, aged about twenty-two years, who has been working In Iowa for the post four or Elvo months, had committed suicide. No cause was assigned for the ftct. The body arrived In Cowden Friday night and funeral services were held at the First Methodist church Saturday. Burial was at Mound cemetery. Clyde was well known and likad by his associates here and was a young man of excelient habits. He leaves a f a t h e r and mother and two brothers In North Dakota, Ed. who resides at home and two sisters, Mrs. Ed Dugan and Mrs. Lester Nance ol Cowden. CHURCH OFFICERS. The officers of the Methodist Aid society elected Thursday are: President--Mrs. Blanche Cayce. Vice president--Mrs. B. E. Prater. Secretary-treasurer--Mrs. James Thomp- °The report for the year »how§ that over (400 has been expended by the Aid during the past year and they now have a balance of $88 In the treasury- Mr «nd Mrs James "Watson have returned hom« after a Visit of several weeks at Bay IIo'tier SuYllvan and party were In Codwen .. . . Wednesday afternoon for a short time, white, 37c. POirLTRY--Market for live poultry lower. Fowls, 14W-c; springs, 1S21C. New York Produce. New York. J u l y It.--BUTTER -- Market firmer. Receipts 0,100 tubs. Creamery extras, CHEEPE* -- Market firm. Receipts 2,400 boxes State, w h o l e milk, fresh, colored specials, 14^c; do, average fancy, MHc. EGGS -- Market steady and unchanged. Receipts 0,400 cases. POULTRY--Market for live poultry noml- , nai. UVPtcrn chickens, brAllen, IG^tgSlc; 1 frtwls, liP-.ifi-lTc; turkeys, 15(«il6c. Market for dressed poultry quiet. Western chicken?, f r o z e n , UttZ20c; Jowls, 12'-^10c; turkeys, BY BROADSTREET Finds, However, That It I« iMlftlf Confined to Crop Gronlns Section*. New York, July 11.--Bradstreet says: "Midsummer dullness is present In many but not all lines; crop reports continue generally good to excellent. optimism as to the f u t u r e still finds most expression in the sections which gave gathered or expect to gather large crops. The week's business, thouffh broken by a holiday, seems to have been good In the west and slow to dull In the south and east. WHEAT EXPORTS LARGE. "Export sales ot new crop wheat have been large, but of late sellers have shown an indisposition to bind themselves to early shipment. This is thought to be based partly on doubts as to ability to deliver, although the railroads have started their car shops on full time to make ready for the. winter wheat movement. "Failures for the week ending July 9 were 247. against 210 in 1913. Wheat exports, 5,084,000, against 5,176,622. Bank clearings $2,95*.414,000, an Increase of 16.3 per cent." NEW YORK WEEKLY BANK STATEMENT GRAIN. Chicago Cash Market. Chicago, July 11.-- WHEAT -- No 2 red. TO%«SOVSc: No 2 hard, Sfl!4'3S034c; No. 2 n o r t h e r n , S7f2SSc: No. 2 spring, 87©S3c. CORN -- No. 2 yellow, 71Vj@Tlftc; No. 8 yellow. 71 Vi (37154 c. OATS-- No 3 white. SSiiSSOc: standard, . TIMOTHT-- HMWS.SO. CLOVER-- SIO.00@1S.50. P O R K -- $22.73 LARD-- tlO.15! RIBS-- tll.lgmgilg.12. Peoria Cash Market Peorla, July 11.--CORN -- Market 4£Qle hlfeher. No. 3 white, 68Hc; No. -8 mixed, C®Hc; No. 4 mixed, 69c; No. 5 and fl mixed. higher. No. 2 c; sample. OATS -- Market white, 3S$ig3S^c; atandard, 3Sc;" No, n.Vit tn O7« ·New York, July 11.--The statement of the actual condition of the clearlnsr houaa banks and trust companies for the week shows that they hold $7,577,300 reserve in excess of legal requirements. This is a decrease of $3,012,160 from last week. NEWSPAPER! CROPS BAD IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS Blooming-ton Pant a graph: Crop conditions In southern Illinois «ra wor*e than any McLean or central Illinois farmari have reallied. There Is practically no assurance at All of any mor« crops than RS.VD been harvested from Centralia couth. Tha wheat has been threshed and made * fairly good yield, but outside of that there IB very little for th« farmers to count on. A trip through ma eh of southern Illinois, ttopplnr at many places and troln? Into the country, asking farmers the conditions and ·eelnff them certainty makes McLean county look like the garden ipot of tn« slat*. E WSPAPER

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