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JOHN D. SNYDER AUCTIONEER * Phone 1459J, my expense for dates September 3. I. L. Dimswortli, 3 miles south, j4 mile west Voder. Genera! farm sale. September 4. S. K. StoiiRhten, 8 miles north east Hutchinson, 2 south Medora. Holsteiti cattle. September 5. C. E. Palmer, Marion. Poland China Hogs and general farm sale. Good furniture of all kinds at 13 and 107 South .Main, Hutchinson. Phono 13(12 If you have anything to sell. Y. M. C. A. Worker* Are Heroic. With the French Annies.—American Y. M. C. A. workers attached to the Moroccan division of the French army distinguished themselves by their heroism during the rccunt of- feiiKlvo on the Marno salient. They took an active part In relieving tho woulded of the division, were under constant shell, rifle and machine gun fire and many had miraculous escapes. They carried water, cigarettes and food to' tho fighting men and acted as Interpreters, many of Uio men of the division being of different nationalities. Among thoso mentioned for displaying extraordinary heroism under ,flre wore It. II. Ilacon, New York City; Frank Hamilton, Burtalo; S. It. Bush, Iowa Ulty; Kay Coyle, Berkeley, Col., and Wlllinm Murray, Brooklyn, N. T. Strange. Utile Jock was 111, and the medi- CRI man had been sent for. His mother rushed up to the doctor as soon OB he entered the house and started sobbing hysterically. "Calm yourself, my good woman," he said, "and tell me what Is the matter with the little chap. "Oh, doc\ur," she walled, "he managed to gel hold of a dictionary, somehow, and cheWod three pages out of it." "Have you given him an emetic?" asked the medical man. "Yes—oh, yes!" was the mournful reply. "But I can't get a word out of him." . Next? "Thump-rattle-bang!" went the piano. "What are you trying to play, Jane?" called out her father from the next .room. "It's an exercise from my new Instruction book, 'First Steps in Music.'" she answered. ' "Well, 1 knew you were playing with your feet," he said, grimly, "but don't step so heavily on the keys— It disturbs my thoughts." 8. P. Rowland went to Topeka last evening to attend a session of the executive board meeting of the Kansas Slate Teachers; Association which Is meeting this week. Cv.. ... ...v in,«» t.. .04. .u uiu ro- nianeo of Frnnklyn Farnum and Alma ivubeiis. On Juno 14 the couple wefe wedded In California. On August IS tMisH llubens filed suit for dlvorco ngnlnst her .csser half, alleging extreme cruelty, which, alio declares, bugau tho day after the wedding in a Ycuico cafe. Tho suit In the Los Angeles courts is entered under the real nonius of the principals, and is that of Alma Smith vs. William Smith. Buys "Old Kentucky." "In Old Kentucky," probably tho most popular* play of the old south with tho exception of "Undo Tom's Cabin," la to be done In film form. Louis B. Mayer has purchased the screen rights to Uio drama, and Anita Stewart is to appear in the role of Madge Brierly. It Is said that $50,000 was paid to Charles T. Dazey, the author, for the use of the script. If Hie film proves us popular as the stage version, the consideration is most moderate. What Pickford Plans. Wary Pickford, having, ended her contract with Famous Players- l.iisky, announces that some /time between September 1 and 15,she will start work In Hollywood In her own studios. Three directors are under consideration, slneo Marshall Neilan deserted the star and a new gtainndio writer is sought to replaco Frarloes Marlon, who has gone to France. Ailss Pickford will make her homo in Hollywood with her mother, who acts as her business manager, and her Bister, Ivottii/* Pickford, who 'is Mrs. Bert itjppy in private life. Won't Be a Hun. "I'll play no more Germans," announced George Norrls, who was cast lo appear as a German spy In "Unexpected Places," in which Bert Lytell is starred. Not only did the husky young star grub the supposed spy by thu legs and give him a good drubbing In the rough-and-tumble fight which-ensued, but Norrls complained that Bert called llim a "damnable, llun"- which is more than any American can stand, even lor art's w.ke. "v^ka Ruben*. Meets King and Wife. IlaliPliamillon, star of "The Four- flUBiier," has had tho honor of being present before th king and queen of England by royal command. This was on the occasion of the actor's appearance in London in his famous comedy, "Get Hich Quick Wallingford." The royal household, hearing of the mirth-provoking quality or the American play, sent a special command for the company to appear at Windsor castle. Essanay Is issuing a series of domestic science pictures In the inter est of food conservation for tho United Stales government. They arc offered us weekly releases, and seek to Inculcate principles advocated by Hoover for the winning of the war. frNut Contents 15 Fluid Draolui 9bo Dnofts ALConoL-apuRoiiKr. AVe$etaWelYcparau - »&rA»fl simuuun^therood trf K^ulv " untiUteStomMteaftdBgigi-* Checrfalne$J«ndBestC«lal »5 neither Oplam.Morphtoei*! Mineral. NOT KAHOOTIS J and Femfchness and i Loss or SLEEP /apSJiu/le SiittVwnot Tax &NXM» 0 owner. For Infanta and Children. Mothers' Know That Genuine Castoria Always Bears the Signatory of In Use For Over Thirty Years CASTORIA wit nmim e««w». »«w <tx <HTV. IT'S A REAL DISASTER Breaking of Dorcouri-Queanl Switch Line Hard on Huns. THE IMPRESSION IN LONDON Is Tljat the Germans Are in Peril All Along tile Big .linden- burg Line. London, Sept. 3.—The sensa- tlonal breaking of the famous Drocourt-Queant switch tine after a series of Important Allied advances with great captures of men and material has made an Immense impression here. WhIK too great confidence that the success can be maintained Is depreciated, the blow Is regarded as one of the worst disasters In. flicted upon the Germans during the whole war and one which ^must cause the high command the deepest anxiety. The belief is general that the switch line Is the main system of Gorman defense and that there is nothing equally strong behind it. : A Big Back-Up. "Its loss would Involve the evacuation of tho French coal field, perhaps even of the Flanders coast," says the Mail, "iind would imperil tho German hold on Doual, Valenciennes and Cambria, which are essential to Hindenburg for maneuvering nis armies. Tho switch line Is thus, the pivot of the whole German front and Its breach means that we. have forced tho enemy to a struggle of man against man, which Jie had used all of his ingenuity to avert," Tho Telegraph also noting.the danger to the important German centers of communication, says: "If the Germans cannot stand before Douai, Cambral and St. Quentiu, they can stand nowhere this side of the German frontier." SPICKED FOR SENATE ; RACE m NEBRASKA John H. Morchead, above, tad, George W. Motrin. Senator Ueor^o' W. Norrls and ex- Governor John H. Morehoad were the Buessful senatorial candidates In tho recent primaries held In Nebraska. Norrls is the Itepublican choice and tMorehead (tbo Democratic. THE WAR EXPENDITURES. They Were More for the Past Month Than Any Time In History. Waahington. Sept. 3.—CoverAinent expenditures in August broko all U-unthly records by mure than $100,000,000, amounting to (1,114,000,000 on 'reports up to today. i-uter reports may raise this by (60,000,000, Ordinary war expenses omouutod lo (1,408,000,000, or (200.000,000 jr.ore than last month's high record. This did not include outlays of last Saturday, yet to bo tabulated. Loans to Allies were reported as (244,fK>0,- 000 Aot including Saturday, To Stay In France. Washington, Sept. 3.—The order assigning Brigadier General Douglas MacArthur to a brigade of the newly formed "Lafayette division" at Camp ¥e4dP,».Md., have bean revoked, tt WHS learned officially today. General *tacAjth«r who, went .abroad its.chief of staff of the Rainbow division wlU renwiu |u Frauoe Mul tajte com^&M of ft brigade tn the first Amorlcatt field army now In formation. SEPTEMBER REPORT HITS COTTON HARD Little More Than Eleven Million Hates Shown for the Expect' cd Crop of 1918. Washington, Sept. 3.—August was the most disastrous month to the cotton crop ttmt.bas over boon recorded, a loss in prospective production amounting to ,2,482,000 bales resulting Irom the severe drouth. Tho department of agriculture today forecast tho crop at 11,137,000, equivalent T>00 pound bales, basing its estimate on a canvasB mado August 26. Condition or the crop by stales: Virginia, 84; North Carolina, 77; So.. Carolina, 67; Georgia, 66; Florida, 60; Alabama, 66; Mississippi, 67; Louisiana, 53; Texas, 43; Arkansas,^; Tonnesspe, 58; .Missouri, 60; Oklahoma, 33; California, 92; Arizona, 06. In a statement Issued with the crop report, the department of agriculture says: "The past month was the most disastrous In Its effect upon the cotton crop that has been recorded, the decline being 17,!i pointa, equivalent to a depreciation of 24 per cent in one month. The forecast -.of yield per acre, 145 pounds Is smaller than any yield over reported. "A large acreage, however, permits a forecast of total production of 11,137,000 bnlcB, which is' but slightly smaller than tho last three crops. The depreciation was more or less general throughout the cotton belt, bukpreatcr in the west, (Texas and Oklahoma, especially) than in tho east The principal cause of the decline Is extreme drouth, but contributory causes aro boll wSevil, red spider and rust.'' A Big Advance. New York, Sept. 3.—The government's cotton crop report today, considered sensationally bullish by m market here, caused a swift advance of approximately $11 a bale in the price of futures as compared with the closing quotations on Friday, KHAKI BILLS Joyce Kriclr, who Is stationed at Camp Funston, is home for a tew days furlough. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Burns of North Plum have received word from their son Leo Burns telling of his safe'arrival overseas. Leo is a member of Company B, 24th Engineers. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wallslrom received a card yeBterday telling of tho safe arrival overseas of .their son Charles who Is a member of 350th Company H. Mr. and Mrs. A. Lyons have received word that their son Alford, who Is a member of Company II, 350th Infantry has arrived safely overseas. COMMERCIAL CLUB MEETING WAS POSTPONED YESTERDAY Father Kuin, Just Returned from the FroM, Will be Present at Next Meeting. The regular meeting of tho Commercial club was to bavo been ben lost evening, but it was postponed by the president, C. W. Oswald, on account of Labor Day and will bo hold September 9th, next -Monday evening. Father Kain, who has boen at tho front In Franco, and who has returned tow to this country,-is expected to bo here by next Monday evening, and the club expects to have a pice visit from him, and to |>eur him tell of some of the wonderful things he has seen and seen done, Father K#ln is'a member of the Co(ouiorciai club, and ho is the tlulch- Inson first monitor of the club, to have returned from the front, He has been over there for several months, and will probably bo able to tell some interesting stories of our boys over there, and of .the whole country in general, ' • ., Topeka, Kaa .j ©opt. A' state bank call as issued tod »y ,-by WftHw & WtJson, B»»lf?-<soniwlMjQ «er, |P> condition of baj>kji a.t the elm f>l puB- torn, tatur^'AHKUftt TALKED OF MR. WILSON Senator Sherman, of llllnoii, Made Speech In the Senate. TOLD OF His ADMINISTRATION And How Honse.vBurleson and McAdoo Actually Kuti the Government. Washington, Sept. 3.—In a lehgthy prepared address on what he called "unofficial and personal government" Senator Sherman, of Illinois, Itepubli­ can, made a scathing attack in the Senate today on lTesldcnt Wilson and his administration, and particularly Colonel M. House, the president's per sonal friend and adviser. With Ironical references lo the president's recent. statement that politics Is adjourned, the senator asserted that, having elected lhe»-prea- ldcnt "almost _gingle handed," Colonel House and n' coterie of Texas politicians "are in tho saddle and they aro doing politics in tho some old way.'. Under pretense of war powers, he said, tho administration is placing control of the country in the hands of a few politicians and labor leaders to be used relentlessly for the election of party candidates now and a president in 1920. Political Autocracy. "1 denounce," be added, "a political autoonvcy covertly engaged in when the nation is in the stress of war in undermining institutional civil liberty." Colonel House was characterised by Senator Sherman as "this alleged, un- elected, unofficial assistant psesldenL" The senator gave an analysis of a novel said Jo have been written by Colonel House, which he described ns an autobiography telling a tale of politics, civil war, love end reform, with a moat tix, showing how to get rid of the constitution. . War Far Away. Secretary Baker was referred to as "one who thinks \>l the war as throe thousand miles away, talks glibly of quantity production of combat airplanes, delays three months the draft law amendment of 1918, opposes universal military training and says -Washington's soldiers at Valloy Forge iwere drunkards and chicken thieves, only to be declared by executive proclamation to be tbo most capablo official that distinguished functionary ever knew." ' Regarding Secretary of Commerce Ited field, Senator Sherman, said he bad made "some sparkling* contributions to trade," including ''"the "shocking information that high cost cTTlv- ing, was caused by too niany delivery wagons; an epic on fish and clams along with a sotuiet or two on sheep killing dogs." ; Former Secretary f Bryan, the Senator declared,- resigned when he hail"played second fiddle long enough and his power for harm had waned.-" Pontics of It. "Politics began there and Jt's neveri adjourned since in domestic affairs," said Mr. Sherman. "Was there ever a more sordid, revelation of selfish, time-serving politics with the first executive officer next only to the President shuffled about as plunder to suit partisan ends?". "In critislng Col. House, Senator Sherman said as personal representative, in favor of the president whilo abroad he "cxeroteeil unofficial and usurped aiowers of government^" and "his gratuitous advice to Bottle the Uiboat dispute provoked the dirision of Germany and the impatience of the Allies." Declaring the administration seeks even to dictate Republican candidates in Republican states, tho Senator said "Eord is to be made senator from Michigan by executive order." Government Control, Denouncing what ho described as socialistic plans of "a coterie of politicians gilded and plated by a group of theorizing, Intolerant Intellectuals," Senator Sherman continued: "Government control is a mere name. As now exercised by this administration it is the Threshold of permanent political ownership and operation. "On all questions related' to labor Gompers is practically president. Burleson controls the physical agencies for communication of thought and McAdoo tho railways' and country's finances. Strip off the mask of alleged ownership and' see behind 11 the revealed political ownership and control of Gonipors, Burleson and McAdoo for partisian purposes, to bo used relentlessly to elect partisians now and in 1920 a president. Politics adjourned. Worse, more rampant, rancorous, partisan politics never abused the patriotism and general confidence of a great nation. Against the clandestine partisan policies of this administration, hidden un. dor thick clothes of war, I rftiae my voice seasonably in remonstrance." MK >S RASKY LEAVES, Miss Helen Rlpperion to Be New Y. W. C. A. Director. (Miss Helen- Ripperton of Wichita who has been assistant physical director at the Y : H. C. A. in Springfield, Ohio, comes here the first of the month to succeed Miss Amy J. Rasky as physical director at the Y. W. 0. A. The Y.iW.O. A. will be sprry to lose ifIss Rasky, as' she has' made many friends hero, She will cotjtlnuo her physical training work at ' JSniporia College th|s winter. *LIOHT FIHE ommt. M Northjld. School.BvUdJng This Moming ~L |ttt« eiptfe*. The fire deparWaettt was called to the. WprtMd? BShooJ HVdfef W>»» Gas Was Wasted Before ~ "Mudding" was Discovdred Weather Report K»nmi:—Shewert tonight and Wednti' day; eoeler tonight In extreme totrthwett portion, in the llutlnr County fields in the early days of drilling, oticratats were confronted by a gerlous problem tn the conservation of KM In nhallow productive sands while drilling- to the . deep s&nd at IS0O feet The K»» In the ilialkrw snnd *M at HM feel and It'was nrceenory to conserve this gas for fuoj purposes, * Attempts to stmt off this KM with rubber packers met with no success. CthuttlnK off theei- shallop gas Sanaa so that the KM might be conserved was then attempted with .a mudding fluid with great auccees. Tho process nt mudding in a gas sand will be explained In tomorrow's bulletin * \ . ,. wiarrrA NATURAL, GAB COMPANY. morning about seven-thirty. Tho coal which was stored in the coal bin had become heated and caused spontaneous combustion, and tho planks which lead out from the coal bin door caught fire and burned. The damage was slight, and the tire was soon out. Aro you Insured? If not better see the Klnkel Agency, FRANK COST CHOSEN. To Bt at the Head of the Hutchinson Y. M. C. A. At n meeting of the directors of the Hutchinson Y. M. C. A. the proffered resignation of tho presidency by W. Y. Morgan was not accepted but tbo board gnvo him "leave of absence" while In tho Y. M. C. A. war work In France. Frank II. Cost was elected vice president and will act as prostdent during Mr. Morgan's absence. MIBS rain Abbott who has been attending the Salt City Business College rocoived a civil service appointment Saturday, tho fourth one to bo received at the business college Inst week. ' The Door of Piano 9PPortunity Still Open, Just a day or two more of our Greatest MIDSUMMER CLEARANCE SALE If you are even thinking of ever .having a piano, NOW is the time. Here is the place. v ,. Never before were prices so low on-the eve of the grea test advance in piano history. You need music most now. You will have to pay much more later for like quality if indeed you find it. See these and scores more on our floor. Note the great saving is on new as well ae used instruments. Here's Special Saving f New"|375 Sto. dart Pianos for •26b i New » 3 5 0 8ehaff Bros. Piano* for |255. Other new pianos, Including Knabe Bros., J. & C. Fischer, as well as Klomanf * Nord, at S22S, 1335, *365, ate. D„~,„~U~~ save $50 to $150 in piano va Kemember— on our regular llnCi lae STEIN WAY, standard of the World Famous WEBER, 6TECK, VOSE, KURTZMANN, LUDWIG, ESTEY, SHONINGER, STRICH S. ZEIDLER, SCHAEFFER, HARWOOD, ELBURN, KLOMAN 4 NORD and among all these the world renowned ' CHICKERING. , We tiro also Factory Distributors for the wonderfulDuo AH. Plane, tho genuine Pianola, and the Aeolian Player Wano. -Don't fail to see\ and try the Blue R I b bon Exhibition Pianos, built for and shown at the Piano Makers Conven 11 0 n In New York In June, 1618. These are the finest Ins tru- menU of their class. With each one the purchaser, re.' celves a special, letter from,: the manufactu r e re stating that the piano was exhibited at the great New York Piano 8how. To buy a Blue Ribb o n B x b i b ition Brambach Baby Grand for tilS, on easy paymenls, in race opportunity indeed. And Just think of buying- atuy Blue Rlbbctn Upright Grand at Mis, $4M ajid Ml», Bstcy Tiny jBlue Ribbon QratM for M00 or yon I*tey Blue Ribbon Louie > XV Gnwd (tor »?«>, ONE OF THESE** May be the instrument yon wish. If not, come see tbe great array of other makes, CONOVER BROS.—Used uprTght grand VI 0(1 (easy terniB) .., ,....^1»V Another fine one in rich mahogany...... J216 MASON & HAMLIN—Used upright CIAR grand (easy terms) ,. .# I"tv CLARENDON—UBed mahogany upright COAA grand (easy terms) ^4&«T** EMERSON—Used upright grand (easy tf 6TEINWAY—UBed upright g$*nd, ebony (easy payments) .J ,:';.;fKPw SINGER—Used upright grand, ebonlsed #|7A (easy terms) ...,,-. I f V NEVVBY * EVANS—UBed upright > ' Vf CR grand (easy terms) . - .'.,,...,,.<# I Uy C. A. SMITH—Used upright grun^ ebonized (easy terms) KURTZMANN—Used mahogany upright grand (easy, terms), EMERSON—Used upright grand (easy terms) NORRIS & HYPE—Used mahogany ' npright grand (eiksy terms^...... W>,W. KI MB AM-—Used unrigJtt grf*?, .; ebonlKed (easy terms)/ /,,..i-ju* C.'F. 'PETEHfH-Used upright grand, • cboQlzea (easy t «m|) .,,,..,,.,,„ $145 W85 $195 1235 590 1145 PALL PR WRITS C»rl F, Llttlt,

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