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P&ai: TWO. THE tttJTcmiHSON »'fiW8. JOHN D. SNYDER AUCTIONEER Phone 1459J, my expense for dates I, U. Dtiiisworth,3 miles south, 1 }& west Yoder S. C. & D. h. Giiston, 7 miles southwest of September y. September 10 Hutchinson. ~ ' September It. S. C. Robinson,9 miles northeast Hutchinson. September 5. C. IC rainier, Marion. Poland China Hogs and general farm sale. Hood flimituro of nil kinds nl 13 and 107 South Main, Hutchinson. Phone 1363 If you have anything to soil. RAISING MORE SHEEP Is Urged by A. L. Sfockweli, of Sheep (Jrowers Association. MCI liXlllOlT AT STATl: PAIR Asks Uiat Thousand Kansus Boys Visit (he lixlrtbit With Their l-'atliers. Thi' importance of miring sheep uol only inr consumption hut to also help in producinc, wool lor ihe needed gnnn'-n's of our soldii'is in Kranco will hi 1 giv'ii espeeial attention at toe Kansas Stale Fair here next week. A. I.. Stockwcll of l.arned Is president of Ihe Kansas Sheep Growers AsaociatIon and will be Ihe superintendent of Ihe Sheep Department at the Stat' l-'air. He is greatly inter csied in ihe exhibit in his department which promises 1o be the biggest ever known at I In 1 Fair. In speaking of the need for more sheep on the Kansas farms he says: "Dot F ;i (r week tie a profitable time for the Kansas fanner. Del it be a common meeting place for both buyer and selier. I expect several range men In attendance who grow western brooding ewes suitable for our farm flocks. The pure hred breeder will be represented as usual. "I would like to sen 1,000 Kansas boys visit the sheep department and If they can not gut their fathers lo come along they should try and bring their bankers. These boys mast, be financed in tills movement, at least IUO.IHIO more sheep should be kept in Ihe farms. "It will iak£ all the wool we produce in America today for army re- iiulrements. if our army is increased, the woul production should be also. And it is a profitable business, too. "I have an important letter from Lewis Penwell, chief of Wool Divl- Hion War Industrial Board mid every grower of wool wHh has failed to receive his 70 per cent udvanceuient on his wool should see nio at the Fair." W. W. Wall mire and Sons of Peculiar. Mo., have sent in their reserva­ tions for fi pens for sheep and 8 pons for Chester Whites 111 the Swine Department. LET CONTHACTSIR NEW SCHOOL HOUSE AT PLEVNA Will be a Joint Rural High and Grade School and Will Cost About $40,000. Contracts were let yesterday for the new rural high school and grade school combined that is to ho built this fall at Plevna. Tho general con- Iraef was awarded to Hie Stamey- Mackey Construction Company, heating and plumbing to Ihe W. T. Policy Plumbing Company, and the electrical wiring and fixtures was let to the Cities Kleclrkal Company. ThoAV. li. -Dulse and Company are the archi- led:-,. The new building is to cost approximately MO.Oliu. It will be of a fir if proof construclion and modern In every respect. The school will have its own water, light and sewerage systems. When finished the building will be a wonderful addition to the city and one which all of the residents in that community will be justly proud. REGISTER THURSDAY Men Belween Ages 18 and 45 Years to Enr«ll for Service. USUAL VOTING PRECINCTS Will be Utilized for Registering the Thousands of Reno Men. ."'00 Avenue F east—Mrs. J. A. Coots anil Mrs. tJcbrgn C Monroe. Sixth Ward. First Preclmff, W North Mnln street—Miss OfaccMyerH, Mrs. Frank Green, .1. S.'Bllitt, Second Precinct, 122$ North Main street—Mrs, Gregg, Mrs. K. Mnyo Ijpuls and Mrs.Lester Prat*. Third Precinct, 72-7 Seventh avenue enst—Mrs. Harry Scott, Mrs. J. J, Despot, Mrs. E. H. Treftdway nnd Mrs. .lohn P. Bircbflehl. Fourth Precinct, 1.600 BdurlJt avenue, east— n. S. Jloagland and Miss Margaret Wolfersbergcr. KHAKI BILLS WOMAN BANK CASHIER. Woman Is Chosen as Head of Bank of Cuba. New York. Sept. 10.—Wall Street precedent was shattered today by the announcement lhat Miss Lillian G. Jones had been appointed cashier of the Hank of Cuba, the New York branch of the National Dank of Cuba, replacing a drafted man. She is New- York's first woman bank cashier. Miss Jones, who is not yet thirty, started in at the bank eight years ago as a stenographer. Officials of the bank say she Is an expert in foreign exchange, one of the most intricate branches of banking and this branch of Ihe Dank of " Cuba's business amounting to $400,000,000 a year will be under her control. TO ATTEND TRAINING SCHOOL. Two Hutchinson Men to Enter Camp Pike Camp, Sept. 15th. Two Hutchinson men will enter the Officers' Training camp at Camp Pike, Lit He Hock, Arkansas. William 1). Harrison one of the men from the colored draft sent a short time ago to Fort Riley has been given special induction orders from the local hoard which have, been honored by General Wood. Martin A. Aelmnre, an attorney of this city has also been accepted and will leave in a day or two for camp. Thursday Is registration day all ovor the United States for all men between the ages of 18 to 40 and this Includes the men who have not passed their 4f>lh birthday by September 12lb. The men should register in their regular voting precincts In _prder to facilitate matters and make it cii3irr for the. local board but it is permissible to register any place in Hie county as the cuds will all go to the same local board. Registration will be from 7 a. in. until !) p. m. Men wlio know that they will .be out of the county are being permitted to register beforehand and their cards will be sent to the local hoard from the places where they register. Yesterday afternoon Hie registrars ol the fifteen voting precincts met with Lho local board and were given their instructions for Thursday. Today the registrars from over the county are meeting with the local board for.thc same purpose. The registration places in Hutchinson and those who will be In charge follows: First Ward. First rreclnct—407 North Main street. Mrs. H. C. Chipcbase, Mrs. -Motile Vossberg, Mrs. C. G. Smith. Second Precinct, 22!) Tenth avenue west, J. H. Tharp. Miss Mellie Caskey, and Miss Dessa Rankin, Third Precinct. 1»0» North Main street, Mrs. l-ouise Doggctl and Mrs. M. A. Aelmore. Second Ward. First Precinct, Rear of Hoagland Clothing store. Mrs. Jessie Clack, Mrs. Bessie Dambert. and Mrs. Julia Helm. Second Precinct, Campbell Carpenter shop, Clarence Payne, J..C. Baddeley and 11. C. Forum. Third Ward. First- Precinct, Police. Station, -Mrs. A .J. Stout, Mrs. A. W. O'Brian and Mrs. Antia Rathburn. Second Precinct, Queen City Mrs. D. 10. Bertram and Mrs. Hillman. Fourth Ward. Rlrst i'recincl. Convention •Mrs. Ernest Forsythe, Miss •McElroy, and Mrs. Fred Altswager. Second Precinct, Woods Garage— Samuel Mathews, J. Q. Roberts and Mrs. J. M. Green. ' Fifth Ward. First Precinct, Court House—'Mrs. O. Pish, Mrs. MIna West and Mrs. Fred Vickers. . ' .' Second Precinct, Cottage Grocery, Hotel It. II. Hall— Mamie The casualty lists will r"nn brlnu to the pe-'ple of this part of Hit 1 FIHIC mute PVI- dence of the bravery vl lift- sons who have been fighting In the preat battle for democracy, in a letter homo the ether dav IJ . P. Young; who hn.t gune overscan to work In the V. M. C. A. War work stfnt to hid wife a mt !e»s"uvcnir gotten out on board II. .M. Transport Anchtses-, which wus returning to Australia with 1.12Z sick and InvtUUIett AusLrallaji troopers. In tho booklet \vu« the following comforting poem which was sent to the News: REST. "He Qlveth Hli Beloved Sheep." 'Neath drifting lJhylnn sands. 'Midst shade of cran or palm. By searching dunes or frozen ylecpo They sleep In Holy calm. In distant lands Nurth, .South ami V'^ist ate! West, They died as Christ lllnitt-ir hath died, And rind eternal n-sl! Oh Molhr^t, Sweet hearts, Wives! The grey seas streleh :ifar. Await not by the sut£*li*r shore For these who've rrosseil the Bart Elis« thou thine .ir-hiri^' eyes. They dlc^l nt l! Hi's !>i-hest. They died IUI I'hrl.-t Himself hath .Jone, Ana find i;tern,il lti-st! The eouhtlesp ve.irs .-lull tell Of alt that they have been, And children tmt».;ni t".l:*y Stuilt be their M;iol.ia-nc. As ev«r was 'twill t>< . Faith Peeks the higher crest. The highest hope Is I'caco with Christ Ami 111* Journal Keat. n.-u>e thou thine ac-ldnc eyes; JV.iy-hllt do nut weep: Tho God who guvi- may. taken away And five his helovAt sleep. Ill a letter to home folks, Sergeant Fred Henney tells of the bravery of I.leut. Walter Kirkpatrii-k of the Medical Corps. Dr. Kirkpatrlek was a former Hutchinson man and at the time of hia enlistment was practicing at Haven. Serg. Henney writes: 1 hear good news of UeuL Klrkpatrlck During a trench raid he went out under fire, risking his life to attend some of tho men who were wounded and caught In the barb wire-entanglements. He was mentioned In the official reports and highly commended. This report was read lo the men on August Sth." Sergt. Vergil R. Bush of Ihe Army Staff located at Fort Leavenworth has been visiting for several days at tho home of William Helm on Fifth avenue east. He has been an instructor In Military Art and Paper work at the War College for several years. He has just returned from Ft., Bayard, New Mexico, where lie has been resting having, suffered from a nervous breakdown.' Sergt. Hush Is a member of the Regular Army and has seen service in the Philippine Island and with the Expeditionary Forces at Vera Cruz. Mexico. In a letter recently received here by friends of Charles W.^-Seymour, ho tells of the -wonderful privileges •which he is enjoying and die sights that he sees each day and declares it would not be possible for him otherwise if he had not joined the government's call for young men. He will be remembered by many people having been the window decorator for the Hoagland Clothing Compa'hy. He is now a member of Company I, 30Stb Infantry. Mrs. Josephine Hogan has received word announcing tho safe arrival of her husband Tom Hognn over Beas. Ho is a member of Company G Signal Corps and has been stationed at Camp Funston until recently when ho was transferred to Ft. Leavenworth just prior to leaving for overseas. Mrs. Emma Hughes has received a letter from her son, Sgt. Wm. Hughes. This is the first letter she has re ccived for about five weeks, and he says he is feeling fine. Ho is in Co. C.. mill Field Signal Battalion. He has seen some real service in the trenches, and has been over the top five times. He wna In a shell hole for over'three hours-under barrage fire, hut he got back to his company all right. Some of his friends have •written that he has been cited for bravery several times. A DIVORCE REFUSED TO MR, AND MRS. T. S, HOWARD Judere Prigg Uules That Neither Are Entitled to Divorce. Judge Prlgg refused to grant a divorce lo Laura B .Howard, versus Thomas S. Howard alter hearing the evidence whieh took up tnaet of the time of tho court yesterday. Mrs. Howard had sued her husbaiid charging, adultory and he had come back with a cross petition. The testimony of seven witnesses were heard und the judge then decided that neither party was entitled to the di voice. The custody of the children were awarded to the father hut the court retains jurisdiction over thein. The plaintiff was given possesion of her watch and other presents made to her. IToperty valued by the court at $3,300 was taken into consideration in the settlement and after allowing tor $2,600 debts of the defendent, It was ruled that the remainder ho divided between tho two, ,The furniture not in possession of the plalutlff was giy- on to tho defendent and tho costs of the case was taxed to the latter. To thicken soups, "whate sauces and gravies, tapioca m W he used in place of flour. 'S-JJ9RP7 «*» for sweetening ico crcrw. ALMOST TO THE LIMIT Representative Longworlh Says This About Tax on Wealth. NfiW WAR REVKNUK BILL Has Added About All That Can brf Stood—Talks of the I'ro- bibilion Measure. •Washington, Sept. 10.—Wealth is taxed to about the straining point by the new war revenue bill, Representative I.ongworth, of Ohio, declared 111 Ihe house today when debate on the huge lax measure was resumed. H" warned his hearers lhat any additional taxes levied hereafter must he borne by people purchasing articles of daily necessily and said that as the cost of the war mounts a grealor proportion of It will have to be borne by future generations. Pointing out that congress Is about to exact from the American people a sum which would have more than paid the entire cost of the ^ivil war, both to the Union and Ihe'Confeder­ acy, Mr. Longworth said Hit: tax of eighty percent en war profils and Ihe maximums nf 70 per cent on excess profits and 77 per cent on Incomes was "mighty near the danger mi:rk." He added that this is a bill " to raise war revenue aild not re-organize society." Not Plunder Bill. "Just as surely as you impose a tax which amounts lo plunder," said the Ohio Representative, "just so surely do you overshuot the mark and render difficult if not impossible the financing necessary to effectively prosecute the war." Most of the coming issue of Liberty bonds. Mr. Longworth said will he purchased by individuals and their purchasing power will he affected directly by the taxes on their incomes. Although lie and other members had doubted lis possibility, the wtiys and means committee, Mr. Longworth continued, had succeeded in framing a bill designed to raise $8,ti00,0no,0 (l(l by taxation without resort to consumption taxes and increased tariff rates. These remain, he added, as additional .sources of revenue in case some of ihose now counted upon are destroyed by legislation or otherwise. About Beer Taxes. Contending that the president's order stopping the manufacture of boor after next December 1, will cause a loss of $500,000,000 in revenue under the new war tax bill,-Mr. Loncwonh said congress may' be forced lo impose consumption taxes sooner than had been expecled. In lhat connection he suggested a tax of seven conts a pound on coffee, 25 cents on tea, ten percent on rubber, 20 percent on wool, 15 percent on hides and one cent on sugar. He estimated these would yield $240,000,000 annually. The Ohio representative, also warned that, the proposed war time national prohibition legislation would reduce the estimated revenue returns from beverages by 1,500,000,000, which with the loss of tho revenue on beer frcm December 1 until the national prohibition measure becomes effective would reduce the estimated revenue under the bill to' G,t)00,000,- 000. Although criticising some of its features, Mr. Longworth commended the hili as a whole as a vast Improvement over the old law. Told of Germany. In concluding the speaker portrayed the conditions under which the German people, "gagged and hoiind, pay bloody tribute to the insatiate ambition of the House of Holienzollern," and sail} that "no citizen of the embattled nations, not «ven the son of the great pacifist Henry Ford, is more surely immune from bodily harm," than are the German lOniperor's six sons, who will he preserved undamaged for posterity." Sons of the presidents of Ihe United States said by comparison have been less timorous. Without mentioning by names his father in law. Col. Rooso- velt, Mr. Longworth said: "All four sons of a former president have been at the real front, three of them married men with children upon whom there was no possible legal obligation. One has perished gloriously on tho field of honor, two have been wounded, one so seriously that he has been invalided home; tho only one who has escaped injury has been decorated for conspicuous gallantry in action." Taft's 8on, T°o. tin added that a son of the only other living ex-president, referring to Mr. Taft, is at the front and that if President Wilson had been blessed with sons of fighting age, they too, would have been on the firing line. "Let patriotism,"' Mr. Ixingworth said, "continue to 'banish all selfish and partisan spirit from our deliberations and make us brothers in the cause, so lhat we may stand shoulder to shoulder, northerner and southerner, Republican and Democrat, united indissoluhly during this war by the passionate resolve that government of the kaiser, by the kaiser and for tho kaiser, shall perish from the earth." Gas Wei) a Mile and a Half Deep Weather Report Kanftatt Generally fair tonight and Wednesday; warmer Wednesday In west and north portionn. *I*hr <lrrpp«t troll In thr> world >s tho ont which Is hclnR put down t.v thi* llonp Natural Una Company on the Mnrtha O. iloff farm tifvnit plpht mllci northenst from Cltirksbitrp. tlitrrl- Hon County, West VlrRinUi. THP well w*u» brpun with tht* lil, A n of tMstltio; for droppr nil or Ran horizons than nnv hlChrrto rnrountrrod In \Wsl. VIIRIIUII, un nlreiuty fertile ol! and RUH IGRIOII, Tho Intention is lo drlvn this ajjvll to thr horlRon of Ihe "Clinton" (Medina) Petrollf'T- uun sXnd »f Ohio, If possible. TUIH we1Mn now 7.:l*fi fort deep. It liHi- been temporarily delnycd. The stn<d r.nhlr pit tied m*>rfl than 5,000 feel down nhd the tooln und 2,000 feet of noble were left In the hole, "WICHITA NATURAL OAH COMPANV. ADVANTAGE ^ IN NAVY Civilians Given Use of (he Rifle Ranges for Snapshooting. INSTRUCTORS ARE PROVIDED Are Ten Nnvy Ranges in .Eastern nail the Western Seaboards where Civilians Train. Washington, Sept. 10.—So that ev- eri - American may have his chanco to learn to shoot, tho Navy Department has sent letters to the governors of all states, directing their attention to the fact that naval rifle ranges are open to the use of civilians and that instructors are provided to give all comers a thorough course in markmanshlp and the handling of the rifle. There arc len navy ranges, located in the eastern and western seaboards, and on the Ureat Lakes, in which civilians will be trained. Those located within navy yards or naval training,, stations are reserved for exclusive iise of tlie navy personnel. This move is In accordance with a ! provision of the National Defenso gAct which provides that, where practicable, ranges shall be open for use by men in any branch of the military or naval service or by any uble- bodled male citizen capable of bearing turns. The particular purpose Is to permit the training of state troops and citizens who are likely - to be called into military service through the draft. Regulations governing tho use of the navy ranges are purposely made very broad so that every person, so Inclined may take the course with little inconvenience. State troops and organizations, and bodies of citizens not banded in any organization, may enter and citizens individually may arrange lo take the prescribed course by attending . half days at times that suit his convenience. Special Course in Machine Gun. A special coarse in machine gunnery is available to a limited number of men, extending over tho period of a week. New classes in machine gunnery will be formed each week from among those who have qualified with the rifle anil desire the further training. This course will include all the types of machine guns now In use— Colts, Lewis, Hrowning and Marlln types. At the same time that this instruction of civilians is carried on, naval range officers expect to materially Increase the capacity of the ranges, ,by using them without stopping 1 as long as daylight Is sufficient for firing. At present, the normal cnpaclty of a range is cttiisitlertHl as ten men for each target available, hut this can he doubled, range ofl leers say, by using the targets without stop at the noon hour and continuing Ihe firing until tlusk, a double shift of Instructors and range men being used. The ranges will not be closed during the winter, but will be open lo civilians from the present time until the conclusion of the war. unless the order ^ Is countermanded, practice being held every day, including Sunday. All organizations or Individuals desiring to enter are requested lo write or telephone the range nearest them and not to write to Ihe Navy Department at Washington, which already is receiving a volume of necessary mall that taxes its capacity. All Information can bo obtained by addressing the commanding officer of the range nearest the applicant, la cases where It Is possible to appear In person at lho range, tills is even more desirable than writing. Ail are expected to conform to tho same practice, study, work and other duties required of men of tho navy and they will be given tho same course of instruction, practice and training. It Is aimed to have the ranges co-operate systematically wllh state or local authorities. To Quarter Civilians. Arrangements have been made lo quarter the civilians desiring to stay at tho range s'or a day or more. At all the ranges ihere are eantenmenls' or tent camps and for those staying over night, cots will be provided in comfortable quarters, the only thing the citizen is required to provide being his own blankets. Meals will be served at Ihe regular mess far twenty-five cents for one nienl, or fifty_ cents a day, the food being tho regular ration issued to men in the service. Men going to the ranges should carry mess gear (mess pan, knife, fork, spoon and cup) if possible, but such gear will he Issued to those wbd come unprovided. The same Is true of dungarees (overalls) which will be issued if available, to those men who do not bring their own. A full course of Instruction nnd practice leading to tho qualification of expert riflemen can be taken in a short time over the ranges. There are three qualifications, nurses, marksman, sharpshooter und expert rifleman; and as the student qualities in one course he is privileged to begin the next until all have been taken. Records of firing will be kept and will bo regularly furnished to organizations when so desired. Individuals will be furnished with certificates of qualification. The permanent range force at each of the navy establishments provide an instructor at each firing point, telephone men, and officers and petty Officers in chafgo of" tho butts. Markers in buttB may bo detailed from among lho transients and sucli men are not engaged In firing will be. available for such other duties as hlay be assigned by the commanding officer of the range. I The ranges are equipped wllh both Springfield and Enfield rifles. Tho courses for-eiviliuus will bo shot, at first, with the Enfield rlgle, which is the type in use by the army abroad and supplementary courses will bo shot with the Springfield. VVOUNPED SOLDIER HERE, Wounded ~6e!dler from Protection Attending Salt City Business College. Tho Salt City Business College management has an arrangement with the government whereby they accept wounded soldiers in any department of the college on a fifty percent basis. If the soldier has or has had, a brother or siB^er or any member of bis family attending the college, the wounded man ioay "attend tho .college tree of charge. The spldior who 1 B now iu the college, sustained, a broken neck from an accident at a camp in 'foams,'. s, Safe Piano Economies at Jenkins 9 The reason so many people are quick to take advantage of our used exchange piano o£f«r is that^jve stand behind each instrument we sell. «. Kvery used piano we sell has been through our own factory shop. When we offer it for sale it }s free from hidden faults. It will give the customers the. maximum satisfaction for the least . money, ' Owing to the great number of new Steinways we have sold in the past f A w months, we have a most unusual assortment of used exchange pianos on our\ floor, - We've sold scores and scores in thi? sale, but spme of the very finest examples of sav ing have just been received. . 1 . ' Act quickly and you may choose from Steliiway, standard of the world, famous Weber, Steck, Vose Kurtzraann, Ludwig, Estey, Shonlnger, St rich fit Zeidler, Schaeffer, Garwood, Elburn, Kloman 6 Nord, and among all these the world renowned Chlckering,.as well as Mason & Hamlin, Kimball, Sohmer, Wm. Knabe, and scores more, including nearly every well known make. Frice for upright grands run $70, $90, $135, $145, $150, $155, $160, $165, $175, $180, 9190, $200, $210,$215,$225, and$360, $433 $465, for used Steinways, Come see these for yourself, but come at once. CARL F. LITTLE v Manager HUTCHINSON, KAS. •WWW?'

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