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MONDAY, JULY 16, 1923 V t < THE HUTCHINSON NEWS, •PAGE ELEVEN. f- TT- , Stock, Produce FURTHER DECLINE IN WHEAT PRICE Buying is Improved Where the Full Drop is Allowed—Light Export Demand. RANGE OF OPTIONS (Br Uofte * Carkaatr) D Open July.. .»a Sept.. .91% Dec..' 1.00% AT CHICAGO, Wheat, —Closed— lush Low Today ra »y .»s% .36% .07 .»*% July.. Sept.. Deo.. July.. Sept,. July.. Sept.. Dec.. .82% .74% .62% .33 •S4% .6?% .U4% .07 H, July.. Sept., Duo.. .80 !•& - Sales ot (lark wheat ono to two lower, vnry draggy; Quality ot dark wheat not running much bettor than the hard wheat. Sales ot hard wheat two to three lowor, Improved demand at full decline. Old wheat continues In good demand and soils at gWl premium | Open Hlfth over Uho new wheat, ruturc markets i '"-"' opened up ono half cent lower and " closed fully a cent and one half down. Very light export demand, Receipts or wheat in Hutchinson today were 79 cars, ono week ago 108, one year ago 64. 'Receipts of wheat in other markets: Salina, 17; Wichita, 351; Enid, 116; Kansas City, 519; St. Louis. 20; Omaha, 47; Chicago, 84; Minneapolis, 2G9; Duluth, 123, and Winnipeg, 145. Sales in the local nv...rlc t. Kansas City bar-ls were as toUow .i: " iNo. 3 dark wheal —ore 57.7, 94c; obo, 57, ff-Se. 'Smutty.; ono "67.2, 93 C. No. 1 hard wheat—three 'at 93c; pne car Sic.. No. 2 hard wheat—two 98e, old 12,44 pro.; ono 90 old 12.12; two, 95c; one, f.S.2, 94c; four, 93c; one, 59.6, !'2Vi; three, 58.6, 92c; one, 81; one, 53.6, Mc smutty; one, !K>c. .. No. 3 hard wheat—oua 57, 90c old; ono, dir.; ono, 50.4, 92; oue 57.2, 91 Vic; one ear 90c, 3 per cent rye, 60 V4 test. No. 4 hard wheat -ono, 59.1, 90c, .8 H; D. No. 5 hard wheat—one, 56.9, 92c, musty, old. Sample Grade—ono 58, S-l'/jC, 8 pom. cent rye. .»»% Lira',* .93-li Corn. • •mi .8i% .74% .T» .13 .62% Oata. .3844 .37 H .34$ .34 Rye. ,H2Vi .01W, .84'A .63T'o .01% .07H .98«4 .SS'A .59 JB 1.0U1 .82% .74^ .62% .8814 .34 .<U *i .84 .67>,4 .savi .76 M% .I8H .63'A .64'4 •67ii NEW YORK STOCKS. (Reported this afternoon by James E. Bennett & Co., SOU Rorabaugh- Wiley building, by wire from New York.) Atchison Fly Allied Chemical Amn. simdUnr; Anaconda Copper .,; Atlantln Gulr-Weat Indies 00% 6706 40 10 VI 6 (Hi & Tolo^raph 1 ^2 V Amn. Locomotive (nc-w) Amn, Totraceo ........ -- Amn. lnt'l Corp 1»'» General Asphalt *<•• llelhleliem Kleel }J P.aldwin Lneornotlve -e..lis -v Amn. Car & Foundry 16. -j HaJtlmore & OWo 46 V» Chile Copper Amn. Can Corn Products ,..l^u Cuba C.ino Sugar I'M- .. iWa-Amn. Sugar ••'•••• J ^H Coca-Cols ,!''» Canadian Pacific Uy 145 N. Y. Central J' 1 ;* CVflrll Oil S•? Amn. Steel Foundry «U»«H v:.iy"i» • >'•* liulf SliUf.-' HttT'l UMMTttl l''.)i:Ctrh-' Willi': Kn«ln "II OreiU Northern Uy (ior.eral Motora lnt'l Ni.'le-I Ko-lv-Siiriiignekl per..- Maniiiotte Mi.ssou:'! P.'u'ido MisKi.uvi 1'iu-ir.c n.i MarlalKl C,tl Oalfr. I'eti olouul Mid-Stales 'HI Northern Pacific Uy Producers & r.'-ttners Phillips 1'otrokium Pullman Co. Pure-nil Pnn-Anm. Petroleum Pan-Anm. Petroleum "B" Pacific Oil Perm, lly Southern lly (.'. M. & HL P. Ry. PM._. ItoailltiB lly j- . Rook lidanil 24 llepublln Iron &. Steel 43% U. S. llubbor 42 Ainu, fiusnr ..Southern Paolflc Sinclair Oil 2J54 Sears-lloebuck 70}? U. S. Stoel .80% 71 ..173 MS C,S>4 13S U l; •'£. 3:;?a 42~i, 11 hi 31 BiiJa 21% 7M, 6r, % 5"'li .11411 • 1S% . 61 . 67 V4 . 34.14 . 41 . 32J1 99 6r .y, D *v, 40»i ii)i, j 07% Hill i:2% 19 "4 27 Vi 44 ^ 1ISV4 16111 4C':l, 2iTi S8-H 11916 42 <A 27 7714 147T1 97 "i 8'J 34 7 Hi 71 174'i ;:;i '.4 42'i 11 til 30?'a 3fc?i 22 7 •! 116^ 36 « 26 118% 1SH 61 ;4 63 34 44 ' 32 % 31 li 72 y AT KANSAS' CITY. Wheat. —Closed- Low Today Y'day .88% .89 .9014 .9054 .89*1 .89% .91% .93VJ. .92 =4 .92% .93Vi corn, .8014 .78% .79% .80% .70% .6914 .70% .71V1 .6614 .67% -.6814 .58% WHEAT DOWN MORE . ON BIG SHIPMENTS Weak Liverpool Quotations, Together With Franco-Ger- > man Relations. Toxas Co Utah Copper Union 1'uclflfi Hy VunSdlum Htecl Amn. Woolen , Wcstlnithowo Klectrin StanvliH'd of Iml Rtamlanl '•! N. J Staaihird ot Calif Wabash Hy. Pfd. "A" Cities Hvc. Common Cities Svc. I'M Tlniken Holler Hearlnu North Amn. Oil N'ovSila Copper IC'iystono Tiro Rubber . Hanson ?.lotorB fcjtrombtM 'ir Callahan Mns Amn. 'Ajrrlcnllural Chemical Ci.-mtlrleh Rubber Wlllys-Overhinil Lima l.of-oniotive Kilo lly f elvio First-s Maxwell Motors "B" Crcat Northern Ore ij. H. lnaustrla! Alcohol .. Money ranged 4 1 .^";; , Sales 1 p. 111., 194,3110. . 42% . 68V4 .1301S, . 32% . 84% . 66V4 . 63% . n% . 61% . 87 Va .130 . 6514 . 14 . 2514 . 6% . CI'4 .-11% . 18 li • 11V4 . 2811 . 03 42% 68 130 32% 84 66% 63% 321i 61% 136 J 66% 37% 20% 11% 4% £4% ' 651,4 6 14 26% e% 81% 11% 18Vi 11 28% 68 GIVE NEW BUSINESS MAN A STRONG BOOST Chicago, July^i.—Low price records •for the- season underwent a further hreak In the wheat market today,, during the early dealings. All delfverlos dropped wolf helow Saturday's finish. Much largo country offerings of wheat, to arrive hero had a decidedly bearish Influence, and &» too had weakness in Liverpool quotations, together with pessimism resulting from Premier Polncaro's talk ahout French relations with Oormany. Tho opening, varied fromnrnchanged figures to %o s Jhftty Years Ago Today J. W. Tedford was tlie Santa Fa ticket agent here. a WHEAT FARMERS MEET AT WICHITA MANY CATTLE AT KANSAS CITY NOW They Are There From Five States to Discuss Economic Con. ditions. •Wichita, July 10.— Wheat farniors of lower, with Sept. 97, 1 / i tf.97%c, andJ Kansas, Oklahoma,' Nebraska, UoltK Dec. $1.00 V4©'LOO'S, wero followed by a slight rally and then by another sa.e. Prices closed hoavy, 1% to l%c not lower with S e ptem!ber 96V4@96%c and December 99% (if'99c%. Corn and oats worn depressed by the- action of wheat and by fairly liberal receipts of corn here. After oponing Vi to %c lowjar, Sept. 74V4@> 74V4c, tho coru market recovered somewhat. The „elose was unsettled at tlie name as Saturday's finish to ^iS'lic lower, September 74Virtj?%c to 74'iic. Oats started tt «hado to 1 -c down, Sept. 3i&3i%e, and hold about the. Initial ftguro. I'rovisiorts wero eawler with frrain, notwithstanding higher quotations on hoes. E. C. Hackett, secretary of the Chamber of Commerco Jias received a letter from the Chamber of Commerco at Council Grove telling of tho coming to Hutchinson of a new business firm. _ T. J. Main of the- Main-Jasper Investment company of Council drove, has identified himself with a Mr. Foster and they will open a shoe store on South Main street. Mr. Main was a very enthusiastic worker ill the Council Grove organization, tho letter said.- He" was also a member ot the iLion3 club. REFUSED A DANCE A BOY SHOT A GIRL Duncan, Okla., July 10.—Because Miss LMilh .Tones, 1-1, refused to dance with him at a rural party Saturday night, Tillman Atkins^7, went to tho homo of a neighbor where sbo was staying Sunday and shot her, according to tho story-County-Attorney V. 11. Sullivan says the boy told him. The girl died almost instantly. Atkins surrendered to ft deputy sheriff at Coiiinucho and was brought here. .County Attorney Sullivan quoted him as saying "Miss Jones "Jilted him," when he asked her to dance. Atkins is alleged to have shot th*e Kansas City, Kansas City, July 1C—WHEAT—- Receipts 51.9 cars,; l@2c lower; No. 2 dark hard 94c©?1.02; No. 1 dark -hard 93i'<rT'$1.02; No. 2 hard 90c@$1.00; No. 3 dark 90c@-Jl.00; No. 2 red 91©9-lc; No. 3 red 89@92c; July 89c; Sept. S9Tic bid; Dec. !»2%c split asked. CORN—Hi'3c lower; No. 2 whito 81@82c; No. 3 white 80rd'81e; No. 2 yellow 8f 'i ?j'87c; No. 3 yellow 85® 85140; No. 2 mixed 81@S2o; No. ^ mixed SO&Slc; July 79%c bid; Sept. 70%c asked; Dec. 67%c hid. OATS—2@4e lower; No. 2 41c; No. 3 white 40@40V£c; mixed 40c. HYI'3— 83<gi64e. BARLEY-—54 fa) 55c. ' KAFFIR—$1.50®1.B2. BllAN—93@96c. SHORTS—$1.3247)1.37. white No. 2 Chicago Closing Prices. Chicago, July 16.—WHEAT—i'-aly 97c; Sept. 96%e; Dec. 99%c. CORN—July 82%c; •Sept. 74V4«; Dec. 02%c. OATS- July 3&>,ic; Sept. 34c; Dec. 3 5'Tic PORK—(Blank. 1 JAH 1>—Sept. ?11.00; October, $11.10. RIBS,—Sept. fS.90; Oct. ?8.75. ilii' girl once with a rifle. 44% ' OJVa 80 102% 24 71 Competitive Examination. London: Franklin McDuffea, a graduate of .Dartmouth University, recently won a'competitive examination 9074 , ' on literature at Oxford University. WALL STREET MARKET. Now York, July 16.—Week-end developments in tho Ruhr, problem caused a change In Bpeculativo opinion and prices were pushed down sharply for a time in today's extremely dull stock market. The short selling.how­ ever, failed to bring about any outside liquidation and prlcos stiffened slightly on a small amount of short covering. Sales ayu-rox-lmatod 275,000 shares. Now York, July 16.— Prices opened somewhat lower lit today's stock market, professional traders launching Immediately into short selling as. a ro- '- suit of tho failure ot tho public to participate in the improved market on Saturday. Lossos of one point each wero recorded by Dupont, Gulf Estates Steel/Baldwin and E'amous Players, whllo practically all ot the oils wore fractionally fewer. \ Selling orders wero concentrated in. tho early dealings against the motors, equipments, oils and steels, with somo of the specialties olso under considerable pressure. Foreign exchanges ' opened lrrogular with Italian lire up five points. With speculative sentiment unfavorably affected by Premier Poincare's speech outlinlun; the yronch attitude in regard to thevltuir tangle, little effort was made to sustain-vprlces during the .forenoon. Gontlrued hlgu money, rates also discouraged buying, •while the vulnerability of -leading industrial shares to pressure encouraged renewed short selling by bear specula' tors. Bevoral scores ot stocks. were pushed' down one to three points. Buying of Studebakvr which rallied a point, dnjected a better tone Into the market at midday, Baldwin, United Slates Steel, Gulf States Steel, American Can, Corn Products, and other favorlties recovering half a -point or more. Call money opened at iivo per cent. Hutchinson Flour and Feed. (Quoted by Wm. Kelly Milling Co.) WHKAT—No. 2,-iiew or old, SOc. FLOUR—Per 98 lb. sacks $3.00; 48 lb. sacks $3.10; 24 lb. sacks ?3.2o. Oil AH AM—Per owl., 10-lb. sacks $3.50. 'COUNMEAL—Per cwt., 10-lb sacks, 53.30. SHORTS—Per cwt., $1.45. BRAN—Per cwt. ?1.05. SCREENINGS—$1.30. » ' PRODUCE MARKETS rado and Texas sent their represents; lives to a conference at Wichita today to discuss tho economic production of wheat, and to lay plans for a system hy which they may produce It more profitably hy cither reducing tho cost of production or by obtaining a higher market price for their grain. The conference, called by Johu A. Whitehurst, president of tho Okla- lahoma state hoard ol'agriculture, was of vital interest W every wheat grower of tho southwest, as it was expected that befornitho 2-day meeting was over tho future course of the wheat growers and wheat marketers would be mapped out. A Large Number. More thaa 400 delegates wore ex- poctcil. * Among tho most prominent speakers at the coniercnco will he: J. C. Mohler, secretary of the Kansas Btate board of agriculture. John A. Whitehurst, president of tho Oklahoma stale hoard of agriculture. George C. Jewell, general manager of the Northwest Wheat "Growers association, Minneapolis, Jdinu. C. J. Oaborno, president, of. tho Nebraska Farmers' Union, Omaha. Nebr. II. M. IJalner, secretary'«ot tho,South­ west Wheat Improvement association, Kansas City, Mo. Curl Williams, member of tho committee to make an international market survey, Oklahoma City. John Mauley, president of tho Oklahoma Wheat Growers' association, Enid, Okla. John Fields, editor of the Oklahoma Farmer, Oklahoma City, j Earl W. Evans, president ot tho 1 board of commerce, Wichita. Can't Be Grown at Profit In dismissing wheat and the wheat grower, Mr. Whitehurst said: "The gradual decline In the prico of wheat since the war lias reached a point wh"re it can no longer he raised at, a profit under the present svstom of fanning and marketing, and unless a change Is made, one of our greatest Industries is in peril. "It is always the tendency to place tho blamo on the other fellow when thing* go wrong, hut'unless the actual cuso of the present condition of the wheat fftruior is found and remedied, the result will bo dlaasterous and far reaching. "Wheat" Is a world grown'commodity and its price can only ho controlled by tho~ supply and demand of tho world. It is true that markets are manipulated to eomo extent by speculation, but there, must bo slden to any market Large Shipments and Lower Prices as Result—Some Hogs • Were Higher. Kansas City, July .10.—CATTLE— Receipts 23,000; calves 5 ,000; killing classes very alow, better grades of beef .steers and yearlings steady to 10c lower; early top heavy steers $10.50; best held above $11.00; hulk mixed yearlings $9 .0as ?10.00; tloslra- hlo grades of she-stock around steady; others slow ami weak; bulk cows $4,0O@5.50; canncra and cutlers mostly J 2.004 JI 3.25; bologna bulls steady; bulk S4.25tfji4.75; calves steady to 50c lower; top vealers $9.50; better grades Blockers and foodet-s steady; others dull and weak; several loads desirable feeders $7.00iB'8.00; a few stockers at $5.50frt)G50. HOGS—Receipts 11,000; very slow, few sales 5(fr)15c higher to shippers; top $7.35; bulk of sales J7.1l>.;«7.30; puckers holding back; bulk 170 to 230 pound averages $7.254C7.35; packing sows steady to 10c higher, mostly $0.0001',.25; stock pigs steady; hulk $«.25 (fiM ;.50, SHEEP—Receipts 11 ,000;; killing classes generally steady; Idaho lambs $14.60 straight; top natives $14.25; better grades largely $13.r>0<Sfi)3.75; Texas wethers $7.506'S.2o; Texas yearlings $10.25. Chlcaao. Chicago, July Idl-HOflS -Receipts, 57 ,000; best kinds active, Ml®20c higher; others flow, strong to unevenly higher; bulk good and choice 160 to 240 pound averages $7.60@7.70; top $7.75; hulk 250 to 350 pounds butchers Government Crop Report Tends to Create Optimism—Dullness in the Stock Market. (By James M. Clews) Wall Street, New York, July lw.- Favorablo crop forecasts, made by tho Government and apparently showing a prospectlvo valuo of products amounting to $1,000,000,000 In excess of last year, have demonstrated oneo ! morn tho basis ot the good business I outlook of tho autumn. Further:?. that tho extreme propos.iUt of the radical agitators In coiivnthm at Chicago with a view to forming a new political party, as well as the demands made in actual campaigns now in progress In the west, do not seem to be reclved with (he "favor they formerly olictiMl. On the whole, the railway situation, although more or less stabilized ponding the arrival of better IKilitical co'.iilitlonB, iy more encourag. lug than heretofore;'' and from several points of view. This has been Indicated by tho comparative strength of tt anst'ortat'iou sliaivs- in curront trading. Agreement on German Reparations More Hopeful. Tho British Premier's speech relative to German reparations is so sensible and so full of facts it is not surprising that it has created a dls- i tlnctly favorable impression on both water. While It Is real... „ , . ,„, ,,, , 1 Ized that some time will be required growth In railroad traffic with load-1 hl , fHr0 , AI „ c(t cm worU ,,„, a plan lngs often considerably above 1,0(10- wlll< . luwJU ^ lu .„ ]>UM „ l0 a „ iutm . 000 tons weekly Indicate tho unmma | { u , af . t „„„ (imit Br!laln hsight of current trade volumes Good , lm3 as . ;um ,,,, , 0ri( i ( . r3Mp | ea ,, s ,„ the fiscal reports and earnings conditions shffwn hy many corporations, especially tho railways, for tho first six months of the current year, point to tho actual existence ot a sound, strung basis of business resting on past accomplishment. With these elements to support it tho market has naturally tended to shake off tho depression from which it has suffered, aud has exhibited a more optimistic turn during tho past week. Significance of Crop Report. The crop report is-oindoubteilly the 1 belief that, a solution of this s-rious : problem is now not far distant. WlUlo I the feeling in America is still one of ' friendliness toward France, the short- sh:iil .C 'l pulley n>ho has IHUMI'M with re' gard to occupying Germ.'in t:-rrilory has been freely cimdemnoil by those who are fully coiiveruurit with G-Tiuan affairs. Market Review and Outlook. That the, stock mifrkft should not have paid more attention to {.tie Premier's speech can lie laid to tho sea- most iinpoortant development of tho son.'il dullness with wlib-h It is alfect- weok. Although it points to a condition for wheat of 78.3 por ceul. as' against a ton-year average of 8(1.2 per cent, -the yield thus Indicated bnlni^ somo 41,000,000 bushels below tho i i -d at. tho present time. Whilo transactions during the week have hoeu of the lightest kind, It lias been demon strated on several occasions that liquidation, which was such a promln- $7.00; heavyweight hogs Jil.oOQ' medium $«.75@7.7d; light $«.6ii(iji7.76. j CATTLE— tteceipts 27 ,(V (W; slow, uneven, most killing classes weak to 25c lower; hoof steers and yearlings showing most decline; some strictly choice matured steers held around $1.1.50; bulk early sales beef steers aud yearlings $8,750)10.60; cauners, cutters, bulls aud choice fat cows fairly active, steady to weak; biddlpg 50c lower on veal calves; packers bidding $10.50 mostly outsiders hand picking sparsely upward to $12.25 and above. SHEEiP—Receipts 20,000; generally steady on all classes and r.rades; western lambs $4.90; early top bulk medium^ weight and handyweight owes $5^0O((J)5.5O. Wichita. Wichita, Kan., July 10. - HOGS— Receipts S0«; 10c higher; top $7.20; bulk $7.nfl(h?7.l6. CATTLK -Receipts 2700, Including 500 calves; generally steady on good butchers and 'vetilers; plain killers weal", to 1.5c lower; stuckcry slow; beef sto'-rs $6.00#8.00; beef cows and bettors $3.25y7.50; bulls !3.04 <jH .M>; veal calves J3.50((/S.50; Blockers aud feeders $3.00<&.'6.25, 862,000,000 of 1922, the general oondi -j cut feature'* few weeks a::o, has gtv tlons revealed b> tho report are fully | en nowideuoo of being reiicwoi!. and as good as exported, whllo the Indt-'; this notwithstanding that, sumo trade cateil gain in tho value of principal : developments have not been quite as products over last year Is fully , favorable as might have be -a wished $1,000,000,000, This throws a bright for. This Is particularly nun wi Ited $7.25«5>7.M>; packing sows mostly $6*00 j l 1 ' 4 '' 1 on tha rec, ' nt flairos of special I K » r d to the largo falling off In hooki ®6.35; best strong weight pigs around depression on the part of the farming orders of tho Steel Corporal am, 1 two and such Chicago Produce. Chicago; July 16.—BUTTER—-Lower; creamery extras 37c; standards 37c; extra firsts 36%@36V4c. EGGS—Unchanged to higher; firsts 23<g23^ic. POULTRY—Alive, steady; fowls 23Vfcc; broilers 28(g>37c; roosters 12c. POTATOKS — Weaker; Missouri, cobblers $2.Sg©2.75; few best $2.86; Missouri triumphs sacked $2.50; bulk $2,25; Kansas early Ohios $2.00<3>2.35. - Kansas City Produce. Kansas City, July 16.—Produce all unchanged. BUTTHR—Creamery 40@41c; packing 20c. BUTTERFAT—31c; extra quality 34c. EGGS—'Firsts 21c; selects 28c. POULTRY—H(.:.s 20c; light broilers 25c; heavy broilers 32c; roosters 10c. New York Money. ' New York, July 16.— Foreign exchange Irregular. Quotations In cents: Great Britain demand 4.59V4; cables 4.59 7 -16; sixty day bills on -banks 4.50%. France demand 5.84; cables B.8IV3. Italy demand 4.31; cables 4 .31V4. Belgium demand 4 .85; cables 4.85Q. Germany demand .0004V4; cables .0004%. Sw-iztorland demand lt:i2. Greece demand 2,80. Poland deamnd .0008%. CzochQ-Slovakia demand 3.00. Call money easier; high 5; low 1%; ruling rate 5; closing bid 4H; offered at 4%; last loan 4Vfe; call loans against accepancos 4',4; time loans firm; mixed sollateral 60-90 days 5® 6V4; four to BIX months. 5©5Vi*; prime commercial paper, 5. Liberty Bonds. Final prices quotot,. by tne McNaghten Loan company today were Slav*':::;:::::::::: Flrnt 4%% . jS'JJ second-t%% n.{t 98.29 98.12 99.2S Third 4%% .... Fourth 4%% .-. TJ. S. Gov't 4%",? Cotton Market New York, July 16,—Cottcn futures closed steady; July 26.79c; Oct. 23 82 ©84c; Dec. 23.27@$2e. Spot quiet: middling 27.65c, •Hutchinson Eutterfat. (Quoted hy Swift & Cc) FOWLS— 4 lbs. and over, 17c der 4 lbs., 13c; broilers, 2 Vic, under 25c; broilers, Leghorns black, 18c. BUTTER. —Creamery, 39® 40c. BUTTERFAT—No.' 1, 3-lc; No. 2, 31 cts. un- and and Hutchinson Produce. (Quoted by Carl Neteon.) POULTRY—Hens over 4 lbs., 17 cts.; under 4 lbs. 14 els.; broilers 1% to » lbs. 25 cts.; under lVa 20 cts.; springs, 2V4 ibs. and over, 18 cts.; roosters, 7 cto. DUCKS—Young, 10c; Geese young 10c; turkeyS„.hcns 8V4 lb. and over 20c, young toms 12 lb. aud over 20c; old toms IScVs gulnas, 30o each; pigeons, 6c each or 7oc a doz.; Belgian Hares Sc. EGGS—Fresh, candled loss~off, 16 eta. dozen. Hutchinson Produce. • (Quoted by Sunflower Produce Co ) POULTRY: Cocks 7cts.; hens 16 cts.; light hens, 14cta,: broilers 25 cts. Leghorns and blacks under 146 Ds., 20 cts. EGGS: 16o dozen. — mm uuen manipulation will cause prices to bo Inflated as often as depressed, so that It Is Impracticable to lay the blame entirely to this caxiae. Too Much Surplus. "Owing to the fact that the United States Is only one of several countries that .produce a surplus of wheat that must bo sold to the markets of the world, It would seem Impossible that its price can ever be regulated by legislation until such time as wo con- sumo all we produce within our own borders. "The railroad rates ore much higher on wheat and flour than ten or fifteen years ago, as they are on other commodities, but this Is explained by the railroads as caused by the incroaso in tho oost of labor and all materials. "The mills are often criticized for tho difference -between the prlco they receive for their products and the price they pay for their wheat, yet the mills always have to pay a premium over fho terminal market or ex port prices and ouly the largo anil well managed mills seem to survive. Legislation Won't Help. "It would eeem Ahat no legislation, will help to regulate tho price, of! wheat so it must bo UP to the farmer j to help himself by producing a quat-j ity ot wheat that will bring the high-' est price, producing It in the most economical manner, and taking the proper care of It after it Is raised. "There is no quostion but that a great deal of the fault lies with the farmer himself, and can bo remedied by hotter farming methods and by a better understanding of tho marketing conditions and of bis own wheat. "Somo formers Ignor the v-ults of years of experimenting by Agricultural colleges, maintained by tho states and by the Federal government for their benefit; they continue to 'wheat their land to death' by pla-nting nothing hut wheat year after yoar without fertilizing, rotating crops, or doing anything to build up tho soil. "Tho crop of wheat now being threshed Is of exceptional quality and yield owing to unusual weather conditions, yet the yield,. In most localities Is about bolt that of a normal crop on tho same ground 15 or 20 years ago." INMATES OF COUNTY HOME HAVE BIG TIME Sang Old Favorite Songs During Annual Mission Program of W. C. T. U. class, and shows the improvement In djfclosed hy. Its most'' recent report, tho agricultural rolous already wtdc- u'uil which " under ordinary circum- ly noted may bo expected to hold good stances might have been expected to during the summer and autumn. That start a fro-ii selling iiiovetn"nl. That conditions In tho interior of tho coun- j more uneasiness has not tit': u display- try, largely satisfactory from a trade | or] Is doubtless due to tho knowledge standpoint, are fully to bo expected, that there is a vast volume of basi­ ls' likewise ouggos-ted hy tho figures | ncss being transacted In every State for retail and wholesale business, i of the Piiiiui, as shown hy the enor- which point to a strong growth of | pious traffic on the railroads, which demand in many regions. In order to I will ho still further increased when guard against any possibility of dlffl-'(ho crops are freely marketed. Tlutro culty tho Federal Reserve Board has'. |g no expectation that the security sent out lettors calling attention to'markot will immediately emerge from the need of generous and abundant 1 Its present rut, but It is generally b»- financlng In order to "take care of" 1 ltovi.-d that It Is now In a position to tho farmer, and to insure steady, reg- 1 recover lost ground when tho loaders ular movement of his produco to mar-j tiiinlt the time has arrived to renew ket. The crop prospect and tho ar-1 operations on a mure extended scale, rangomontu made for financing it I A definite agreement between Great should he a constructive Influence of rtrilnfn and FYnnro with ro;o,ect to flrst-rato Importance In the stock | (;,.,nian Indemnities v.ould of Itself market, ensuring as they do a s.it!v- j >„, a ..ulfi.-i.-nt. iiuontlve to bring this factory demand for tho products :uitl ,,)>,,ut; but irrespective of thi .t feature services of many different classes of business. The polilical sldo of tho .financial situation naturally continues; to be that which affords most basis i for real -anxiety. During" the sv,e|c,j ^ the Federal Coal Commission hat filed a report of some length. In which I "PERSONAL REASONS." it recommends a large extension of Government oversight and control of j TI1I3 Prevented Wisconsin Man From the coal Industry, vvhilo negotiations between operators and miners have Tak '"0 °Hlahoma University Place, continued, although evidently with noj Madison, Wis., July Jf,.-William H, Immediate prospect ot a satisfactory i Ktokhol'or ot the Unlvornlty o! Wis- solution. Meanwhile tho process of, cousin announced that he had declined distributing coal as widely as possible, the offer of the University 01 Okla- has been maintained, ami, accord [rig'. noma asking that ho accept the prosl- to report, tho larger Industrial eon- 1 dency of that Institution, sumers have in many, cases equipped! "Purely personal reasons,' caused themselves with substantial supplies, Prof. Klekhofer to decline the offer, of fuol. This should ensure continued j ho said, operation, oven In tho event ot an] again before lon;<, and it. win then be found that the r -upply will no! lie equal to the demand. Nobody plays croquet any more, probably 'because it la so cheap. The country seema to demand something theoo days that calls for a mortgage- on tho home.—Atchison (Jloba. Tho old people at the County Farm received their annual treat and Flower Mission program from tho members of the W. C. T. U. yesterday afternoon,' when about twenty-five ot them went out about 2:30 o'clock. A splendid program was presented with Blnglng and readings. There was also music by the old people, who sang many of the old songs su dear to their hearts and with which there aro many momorles connected. There were gifts of handkerchiefs, dresHer scarfs and flowers for everyone. The main feature ot tho afternoon was the caudy boxes donated hy several of tho candy firths of the city. There wore large boxes of confections of evory kind, given by the following, ltlchards-Scbeble, Cnndylaml, Palace of Sweets, -Bluo Bird, Frank Jackson, Jack Clark and W. H. Hoffhlnes. Six little children under the direction of Mrs. Edward Crocker put on a •pretty dramatization of songs. Those taking part were Edward Johnson, Anna l^iura Cook, Geneva Woodward, Wlltna Symms, Ruth Handle and Millie May Mcuih-inls. Geneva Woodward sang some songs and Mi'llle May Mc- Gihinls gave a number of readings and the part taken by'tho children was ot added Import to those who see children seldom. Next week tho W. C- T. 17. members plan to visit the tubercular cottage at tho county farm and bring literature and little creature comforts to thos«j who are living In tho cottage. Roger Brfbson very truthfully says nobody can take more out of a job than ho puts Into tt, wttBout hurting himself, Think-It over, folks; think H over.—Atchison Oloba, Impasse ip tho negotiations. As for other problems ot an Industrial nature aftectod by politics, they are largely in abeyance pending tho return of tho President, tho outcome of •the political campaigns in Minnesota, and elsewhere, and a more definite settlement of tho party controvernies now In progress. Railroads Have Good Outlook. Tho final railroad reports lor May, showing as thoy do an earning rate of 0.33 per cent, have fulfilled expecta-I tlons, and their current freight returns 1 show that the.ro is every reason to! look for continuation of this hopeful j prospoc-ras to profits. The practical-{ ly definite promise ot large crop movo-i ments assures a good traffic basis until far Into the autumn; and If coal production centiniies practically undisturbed ought to keep tho lines buster than ever, especially la view of tho fact that they are now IK t.ter and more fully equipped than ever before. Rumors of cuts In fail dividend rates that had been In circulation have been denied during the week, whllo reports of prospective advances have be'-u shown to bo equally without foundation. There Is a growing disposition among tho roads to "sit tight" in thu matter of dividends and disbursements, pending thu arrival of a much more positive adjustment of the government's policy -.vith regard to the entire transijortatl-unifud rate question. In this matter it is reassuring to note Kansas City Hay. Kansas City, July 16. Hay— 12V cars; steady to $1 lower: ALFALFA.- Choico $18.50(0,21.00; No. 1 $18.00019.00; standard $16,504* 17.50; No. 2, $-11.506'15.00; No. 3 $9 .00 ©dl.OO. PRAIRIK-A'cw, No. 1 $11.60® 12.50; No. 2 $10.0{l@11.00; No. 3 $8 .00 iQ.il.50. TIMOTHY—No. 1 fl5.00'T(lfi.6O;' standard 51-1.00 ii 14.50; No. 2 Vll .OO® 1S.50; No. 3 $).1.00fi.l2.50. ' OLOVBtt--Mixed light $ir..OO; No. 1 $13.50fiil4.5O; No. 2 $1.1.00fi 13.00. Chronic Diseases and Piles, Illustrated Liters, ture telling of thousands of entlsfled patients treated by Dr. Hover. Don't con- cuit another doctor until you have read every word of thla wonderful Non-Surgical, Health tiooklct. Just place your address on a postal card and mail to— OK. HOOVES HEALTH I\S11TUTE Offices 5; j West First Street, Hutchinson, Kansas. FOR LABOR DAY. Hoped for Dempsey-Flrpo Fight By Then. (lly The Associated Press) New York, July 16.—Jack Kcarns, manager of Jack Dempsey, before going into conference lato today with Promoter Tex Rickard, and Luis Flrpo, > who knocked out Jess Wlllard laut ! week, expressed hope that ho wouid i obtain a blanket contract L :atching U10 j champion against Flrpo on Labor Day ! and against Harry Wills, negro heavyweight, about tho time ot the world scries. Will Call for Poultry It isn't so Important that you call a apade a spade as It Is that you use a spada.—Atchison Globa. and Eggs Anywhere CALL AT OUR EXPENSE FOR PRICES Sunflower Produce Co. Phone 2522 713 S. Main

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