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TOBSttA1P t SEPflBMStift 10, IMS THE HUTCHINSON NEWS. PACK NtKE. CORN CROP HIT HARD Next lo (lie Smallest Yield In the Last rorly.Pour Yeorsi THIS IS THE STATEMENT Issued by Secretary er, Showing Condition HL It Stands Now. Topeka, Kansas, Sept, 10.—That next to the smallest com crop lu the past forty faur years is BOW forecasted for Kansas Is tho outstanding feature of the September crop report Issued today by lSdwnrd C. Paxton, Field Agent for'" the United States Department or Agriculture. A condition of 23 percent of normal on September first indicates an average yield of 7.82 bushels, and a total production of G3,7O0,OO0 bushels for the state. The year 1913 still holds the record for low production when the slate's crop •was estimated at 23,424,000 bushels. Last year's crop totaled 128,184,000 bushels. Tho average production of tho past ten years Is I2S>6G,000 Bushels. Tho 'best average ylcldB this year will he found In tho northeast part of the stale, north of tho Kaw and cast of the Blue. Fair averages nje also In prospect in Jewell, Smith, and 1'hilllps counties along the north central border and In Cheyenne, Sherman, and Rawlins "counties of the northwest. Elsewhere in tho state except In a few scattered counties of email acreage Jn the west the yields will bo so light as to spell almost a (allure, Tho filling of silos and cut- tint Of fodder Is already nearly completed ovef the oasteftt halt faf the state. In the northwest several, weeks of warm weather, are still heeded to Insure maturity without frost' damage. • Wheat. % Good and early preparation of the seed bed tor fall sowing has been the general rule and drilling Is already well under way. ttecotit rains have affordod ample moisture In most portions of the state to Insure sprouting and an early start for the plant. The seed wheat loans being made in tho western and northern counties and the v r«ccnt proclamation guaranteeing next year's price have tended to stiffen tho Kansas farmer's determination to produco a "win tho war" wheat crop next year. Prospects grow brighter every day that the state will make a new record In wheat acreages this-fall. Estimates on sowing will •be made December ilrst. Raslern Kansas counties that a year ago sowed from two to six times their normal acreages promise to show another phenomenal',' Increase this season. Shortness of man power for putting lit tho crop has been largely overcome by the use of the tractor, Increased hours of service, and forohandednoss In preparation. Many Kansas farmers have been doing two men's work. Grain Sorghums. The sorghums havo again demonstrated thglr tenacity through fair weather and foul. Tho average condition of the grain sorghums, including kaflr, mllo and foterita, on September first is estimated at B0 per cent of normal and a total of 30,000,- ccnt of normal and a total of 30,000,000 bushels of grain Is forecasted. Of (ho throo varieties mllo promises best. Kafir was so rotarded by the droughty slimmer that it has headed very late In many sections and will bo In serious danger of early frost. Many fields will certainly not have time to mature grain even with a lata frost date but all will make good yields of stover and fodder. Revised estimates place Uio total acreage of grain sorghums at 2,040,000 acres, or 80,000 acres less Minn last year. Hay. The average total yield of alfalfa la estimated at. 2.03 tons per acre with a total production for the state of 2,181,841 tonsi 946,d91 tons less than in 1917. The average yield' of wild hay was only .60, tons per acre totnt- ing Bl4,4(HrtoriS. 1 timolhy yield Was the lightest for years being only .63 tons per acre with a total tonnage far tho Stats of* 188,800. For all-hay in the slate the total production this year is estimated at 3,831,000 tons. This is Icsfe than the 1917 production which wan Itself a very light crop. If Kansas livestock Is to fare well thin winter this shortage In hay will heed to bo overcome by utilising every possible ton of fodder and ensilage. An, unusually large acreage of cane or sweet sorghum which Is now In fair condition will assist In overcoming the shortage. Farmers generally are Inclined to lay Up a\large supply of fodder and other roughage for their, own use and market their surplus hay at the attractive high prices. Broom Corn.N /Broom corn has only depreciated 10 per cent In promise sinco tho first of August and the condition at present Is placed at 65 per cent of normal prospect. An. average yield of 341 lbs. of brush is forecasted with a total production of 10,242 tons. The Oklahoma and Texas crops wore so badly Injured by the summer drought that tho Kansas broom corn growers bid fair to hit another good market ^ear. In tho counties of larger acreage tho conditions are estimated as follows: Allen, B6 per cent; Finney, 02 per cont; Grant, 65 per cent; Gray, 78 per cent; Greeley, 85 per cent; Hamilton, 00 per cent; Haskell 05 per cent; Kearny, 05 per cent; Meade, 00 per cent; Morton, 69 per cent; Reno, 80 per cent; Klce 70 per cent; Seward, 67 per cent; Stevens, 70 per cent; Wallace, 58 per cent. \ Hogs. It is estimated that there nre now 105 per cent as many hogs on farms for fattening as a year ngo. Aid corn is growing scarce and where tho new crop Is a total failure thero is an increasing tendency to market light hogs which will undoubtedly continue for some time. -In the northeastern part of the state whetn considerable new corn is in Bight farmers are holding on to their stock for finishing. Farrowing of- the fall crop of pigs has begun and in those sections producing llttlo or no corn there will certainly be considerable number of pigs USED FITTY YEARS CLEARS SKIN " AT ALL DRUGGISTS thrown on to the market a Utile later. These pigs will be taken care of by those sections having corn either in this state or adjoining states. Apples. Apples gufferetr a severe drop from Iho extreme heat of 'August. The average condition for tho state Is now estimated at 40 per cent. A tolal agricultural crop Of 3,253,000 bushels is forecasted and a distinctly commercial crop pj 482,800 bbls. The Arkansas ValHfy section continues better in prospect than does tho Missouri River district. Because unenrod for the farm crop has suffered tho greatest decline and.is almost a failure. THE DAffe ADANCED. Can Now Put In a Claim for Improvement Work Up to December. ' Topeka, Sept. 10.—The date set by the national department of agriculture as a limit oh tho time when cities could notify the state highways commission of Improvement to be made for 1919 which should demand transportation of cement and other material for construction has been extended from October 1 to December 1. ' The notice of this extension was received by W. C. Markham. secretary of the commission today and will give two months more for cities' or counties demanding material for building or road construction to make a report lo the state commission. To save the corns of a new Ttroom from breaking when sweeping under furniture, pull an old stocking leg over It. I guess I'm- deserted S HE had heard of it all her life, but she had never realized what it meant, before. The audacity of the married \ man, the father of beautiful children, hus- '' ' band of a devoted and virtuous woman, 11 to dare—to dare to send her such a letter. His terms were —hideous! N "Why, but I can't face it —Dean, my own husband,—he can't mean it!" But he did, "THETLUCK OF GERALDINE LAIRD" ( Kathleen Norfis's **. absorbing story of modern marriage, of stumbles and hurts and high courage, be-' gins this month in the" Pictorial Review. This searching story of a woman's heart, her awakening, her struggles,—the triumphant rebirth by which she wins independence and self-respect, even happiness, out of the ruins of her marriage, is full of the drama and climax so ' characteristic of Kathleen Nome.-*Begin her fascinating story in the October issue. The first installment moves with a rush. And the story grows more compelling in each of the four issues 19 Don't miss these short stories j THAT THE BUND MAY SEE / Dorothy Cornfield* s ttory of the most beautiful hotteymoon I •'A Honeymoon A l'Aineric»ine n ID gffunUed France-^ tioueymqpn to unusual, to cencfou*. onil to blwasetj (hut It stacimu/iiiry Ule— but it actually happened. In the greoUies* two hearts there is u story that briutfB ti lump lo your throat, and your heart bents high with patriotism. , THE VILLAGE CUTrUP By George Weiton If you tell a slrl you K<lt $50. per. why what are you Doing to do • wbeu site becomes "the only girl"— . Anil you're Keitinu $12? Vou simply ' • Iwve to "come ucrow"—with \But how? Wully did I; by fueUiutf the unsiut* r _i,_.^zL__ t ;-:... r :i : >. T1 ,.:.,- peering public. It's • delicious story of u lad wbo made good. There's a laugh sad u chuckle In it. Special articles on live issues MAKING BRICKS WITHOUT STRAW A pies (or • square deal (or tho Woman's Committee of thu Council of National Defense, which haa done such splendid and valuable work. Pictorial Heview makes tbM editorial appeal for greater power and permanency (or this one Com* snlttee which re pro* cuts the women of America. * WOMEN IN A NKW WORLD By Helen RUtg Rolnmon firtf Wometn Senator in tht United States After tho war, what? Are women going to give up their iobs? Aro they going back? Or forward? These burning topics are diacusseJ ' in • sexic* begiauing In this issue. AMERICA'S GREATEST WOMAN'S MAGAZINE For October—out today The Pictorial R«vl«w Compaejf _ • Now York * At pewinttiadi eyer-ywher* H centi the copy / KANSAS. OUR 4tfr ANNIVERSARY After four years of business relations with the people of Hutchinson and vicinity— it is satisfactory to know—That it is Both Pleasant and Profitable for them to Shop at the Curtis Store. Customers have always found this, the Store, of Real Economy, Service and Value. There is always some one store that has the brightest and most sensible merchandise, the most careful and courteous salespeople aud most attractive values—and this is the one store in this vicinity where we know you'll find all of these advantages. • y The New Autumn Coats Broadcloths, Sllvertones, Silk Plush—Beautiful materials, smartly developed Into Stylish Coat models of rare beauty. Deep cuffs, draped collars, smart buttons, wide belts, poakcts and vivid hued linings supply much of thelf charm and Individuality. Nobby Broadcloth Coats Bi 'Rt quality ot black broadcloth, the straight linos with medium bolt tend to slenderize lite figure, the sashes buttoned on the collar form tho collar Itself. Just unbutton them and the collar can be made to fit closely around the neck the sash ends are finished with silk tassels, the coat ia full lined with a fancy pattern ot- CKR f|fl foulard satin $OvJiUU An extremely sinking, youthful model is the Johnny Coat made of Seal Plush and full lined with Cheney's fancy Florentine. Length 40 Inches. The shawl collar, wide cuffs and border of Coney fur make it very *CCQ Cfl attractive ..«puDiOU An attractive Coat of Baffin Seal Willi large shawl collar, deep cuffs iuid wide band of black oppossum fur; has two-piece belt, button trimmed, with fancy <PQE flfj Cheney silk lining ipUUiUU Plush Coats To those who love the neat and practical, the silk plush appeals. The convertible collar Is -smart, worn hii;h or low, the fancy two- piece belt trimmed with plush buttons has turn back cuff, full lined with soi o COR nn satin fOOiUU THIS KERSEY COAT looks like brondclulh but has,a little more weight; the buck has inverted pleats to waist line, there Joined to the skirt which has box pleats; the front Is straight-lino wllli InBet pockets, the collar, cuffs and belt Is trimmed with stitching and bone buttons; full lined. This Is a good 00 tailored model $tyUiUU Best quality of All Wool BroatV cloth Coats, belled model has trimming on cuff, belt and collar of Yukon seal la lined throughout with fancy CC7 CO satin lining «j> J I iWU THIS SILVER TONE COAT wins admiration—because of Its smartness—straight line model—with double box pleat In back—belt from sides to front finished with buckle of self tone; has large, convertible collar of clipped fur. The extremely deep cuffs are t flat; pockets are ornamented with handsome trimmings and coat lined throughout with silk lining. THE PRICE $75.00 1n =r These Pretty Silk Kimonos at their Low Prices aro Very Attractive One model In pretty floral patterns; also comes in plain silk with floral borders, In colors of green, OO blue or red, priced. .<{)UiUU ^ Pongee Kimonos with lapel hand embroidered in rose or Copen. Tho front and sleeves are bound in satin; and I he fancy ornaments and buttons also are of satin, C>(J QC This one ijlUitJu Silk Kimonos of pretty floral patterns, has empire back; the square collar and pointed sleeves are finished with bands ot self and contrasting CQ^QK collars; priced at.. .ifMfiUU Silk Pcttifipats at Anniversary Prices TAFFETA TWO - TONED Silk Petticoats, with deep fine tucked flounce; comes In all good, colors, at ... $3i35 TAFFKTA, S1UC • PETTICOAT In plain or two-tuned effects,, with flounce of Rhlrring and ffC 00 vJiUO tucks EXCELLENT SILK PETTICOATS in Dresden and floral patterns with VI- Inch flounce of accordion pleating and chirring in fancy de:,lgn and finished with narrow ruffle on Hie bottom $6.95 =THE CURTIS STORE CO.= WITHIN THE NEXT YEAR Allies Will Try to Land Knockout Blow in That Time. SO SAYS INNIS, OF WICHITA Slate Food Administrator Talks About the Big l : ood Ship* * nienlb Next Year. ^lohita, Kan," Sept. 10"—A supreme effort is being made by the United Stales and the Allies to land the knockout blow on (lermany within the nexi iwolvo' mouths, Federal Food Administrator Waller lnnes said last night ui a meeting ot his executive eummillee at statu Headquarters. Ho has just relumed from Washington where ihe part of tho food administrator In the new knockout punch waj worked out by Herbert Jloover in conference with Federal Food Administrators from the various stales. "That means every American will gel a luste of war in a way we have not known," said lnnes. "Tho draft will mean u shortage of man-power never before known in America. Wo will have u million and u half more men overseas, giving the Allies a preponderance of a million men. 'The food situation is well lu hand and It looks us though there would bo enough for every ouo if conservation is practiced. "Feed for live stock Is the big concern. There will be a shortage of animal feed all winter, it Is probable thaL^ioill feeds will be rationed everywheiB except lu tho Southwest. Stop tho Brewerlei. "The order forbidding breweries and soft'drink factories to tyjy grain was issued because of the shortage ot sntmal reed. In making soft drinks and beer, grain Is consumed •Which can be uaetl by animals. The Consolidated Flour Mills Co. s 610-20 Hornbaugh-Wiley Bldg. Hutchinson, Kansas < Operating mills at Winfiekl, Caldwell, Newton and Hutchinson, Kansas." Daily capacity 3500 bbls. We invite the inquiries of l'lour nnd Feed Dealers (Carlots only) Use UNITED Flour ' "Wo will cease importation of luxuries, Our only Imports will be vegetable oils, sngar aud coffee, and those will be brought in sailing vessels. "Every ocean going steamer will be used In Ihe European trade. "We have pledged ihe Allies to supply them with 15,000,000 toiw of food between now and next August SI. That is 5,000,000 tons more than mey got from us in the last twelve mouths, "From this side we will ship 900.000,000 bushels of grain, according to our program. Canada will supply 200,000,000 bushels of that grain. "The program means every one will need to do his utmost. It is our expectation thai Kansas will do her ulmo.n without any complaint." TEUTON TREACHERY. Many Examples Are Being Brought to Light of Dastardly Deeds. With Ihe American Army in Franco, Sept. 10.- -Crlm-iacod, begrimed and stained ufler several days, of desperate, continuous battle, a platoon of Marines was firing rapidly hut calmly aud accurately at th>> Hull ranks. Tho foe's numbers were in the majority but Hie Sea Soldiers' fire was proving speedily evening. Suddenly the Huns dropped their rifles and cried "Kamerad." The Marines waited for the surrendering (tnoiny to approach. When tho foe camo wilhin 200 yards-, their first line dropped. They had been dragging miithlno guns by ropes attaehotl .to their bells. About 30 Marines fell before their comrades with a yell of rage and re- vonge surged forward. Tho bayonet lot not a Hun survive, , This Is another example of Teuton treachery. It Is told by an officer and two members of the platoon now a hospital. ROUND UP SLACKERS. Big Plans Aro Being Made to Get All of the Men to Properly Register. Topeka, Sept. 10.—-Increased facilities are being organized by Ihe government to round up slackers who full lo register under lue act extending Ihe age limits of the selective draft which tukes place September 1-'. According 10 recent advices from tho War Department by registration day Dure will be agencies in every part of the country to point Ihe finger of ac­ cusal Ion at every man of draft age who attempts to wade registration. A person who refines to appear for registration or lo submit thereto is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall upon conviction in a district court of Ihe United Stules bo punished by Imprisonment for not more thun one' year and shall thereupon be duly registered". Already Willi the various factors new at Ihe disposal of Ihe gov- j eminent the ways of the slacker under the original draft 1 law hu\e become Increasingly hard. It Is estimated thai between 20.000 and Ha.000 slackers have been rounded up since June r,, 1017. liesides the otficiiil aj-enclcs private organization". national or local in scope have ii-.-en f-et. up by patriotic citizens to ferret out men who would shirk the cull of their country. Among the larger of theso are the American I'rolcetive Uiiguo and the secret Servian branch of tho Council of National Defiiise. To lioil cauliflower take 1 good slued cauliflower and '« pint of white sauce. Wash the cauliflower, after culling off tho ouLsido leaves, and allow to lie for Vi hour in fresh cold wiifer, to which a little vinegar has boeu added. Itlnse and drain. Plunge Into a Ciucepan of boiling salted water and cook until teudvr dram, place on a vegetable dish, pour over the white sauce and servo.

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