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f 9DH'« .ftttr.TOHIMa.X).N NEWS. VAbV. TTttRTEEN. j^ 1 GRAIN MARICEfS J .likttANQE OF OPtlONS Af CHICAGO. 1 , Wheat l. No prices quoted. ft Corni . Open . High tew,. Today fflwr . 1M% 1,68 1 .64 ti IMft , 1.63« 1.5114 1.53 1.B1H 1-511* .,i.«S i.»S i.» ijjx . .it* .78it .71% , M .»£ -315* » .14 .T4S .73* .Wis nSf'" NOV. Sept. Oet. M Hot <** Men Pork. ^W.M 4i).(|> 88.85 J9.1K) S9.« fiANQE OF OPTIONS AT KANSAS CITY I Corn. I —Closed—today may Bep.. Oct.. _ Nov.. 1.6614 Bent.. 1.71 J* oeu.. Nov.. .7114 .7214 .71* •7»% 1 KAN8AS CITY REC1E1PTS. Today Year Wheat 1 |J « Corn , 84 JH Outs J 72 61 Kftfflr y U GRAIN AND PRODUCE. ; Chicago. ' •.Chicago, Sept 17.—Embargoing ol njl terminal markets against receiving grain unless storage room lias been provided tor bail a bearish effect today on corn. Tho fact that storage fedlltiea In Chicago are mill amplo implied that receipts here mould be heavily enlarged. , Commission houses were the chief sellers. Opening prices, which ranged [rom -Tie decline lo Vic advance, with October $1.53 to $l.f>39i nnd "November f l.-l!l #1 .4 !)<4> were followed by a decided general set back, but Uien by a good rally. Acltvo shipping demand . gave strength to oats. There was no'press- ure to sell. Atler opening unchanged to Vic to %c higher, with October V2V, to 73c, tho markyt reacted a little and then again advanced. i The close was nervous, %e to l>Ac Jiet lower, -with October $1.52% to fl.CCVa awl November $1.18% to $U»%. Provisions weakened with corn, but rallied sharply. The. upturn was ascribed to Improved cash Inquiry. Most of the trade was In rlba during U)e last part of therdny, and was chiefly' local. Chicago. Chicago, Sept. 17.—COItN—Sept. 51.55V1; Oct, $1.52V«©VJ; November $1.4S%©%. " «. OATS—Sept. 12'Ac; Oct. 72 Nov. 7a%&74c. , POltK—Sept. 40.00; Oct. $39.90; Nov. $39.90. LAltb — Sept. $27.00; October $2G.S5; Nov. $20.45. SHOUT RIBS—Sept. $23.52; Oct. $23.52; Nov. $23.47. Kansas City Cash Prices. Kansas CJIy, Sept. 17.—WHHAT— Steady to V4c higher; No. 1 bard $2.1S WVy, No. 2, $2.15@2.1; No. 1 Red, $2.15; No, 2, $2.12. GOHN—•Steady to Sc Metier; No. 2 mixed $1.70@1.72; No. 3 nominal; No. 2 white $1.8S©1.91.;. No. 3 uominal; No. 2 yellow fL.12fpl.14; No. 3 nominal. OATS—Vic higher; No. 2 white 72c; No. 3 mixed 72%c.' UYK—$1.5901.01. KAFFIR and M1W> JIAIZE— $3.33® 3.40. HAY—Choice j/ralrio 50e ileber; '.inchanged. SHOKTS—*1.46@1.BB. WIAN--$1.3B©'1.4B. RECEIPTS—Wheat 131 cars. Kansas City Closing Prices. Kansas City, Sept. 7.—Clojio, corn Sept. $1.59^i@%; October, $1.57%@ V»; Novombor fl.53%@>%. New York Produce. New ^Tork, Sept 17.—llulter slront:; creamery higher than extras £6Vi©S7o,- KGOS—barely steady; fresh gulh- erftd extras al@52c. piIEESii—Strong; 'stalo fresh specials 28®',4 c. POUl/fltY—Live and dressed quiet. Kansas City Produce. Kansas City, Sept. 17.—.n UTTER— ^Creamery 52e; firsts 50c; seconds 49c;, packing 37c. "*•• EG43S—Karats 41c; seconds 30c. PDUliTRY—Hens 23@2Cc; roosters 18Uc; broilers 2Sc. Chicago Produce. x Chicago, Sept. 17.—Butter higher; creamery 480>5Gc. . EGGS— Higher; firsts, 43%® 44»4c; ordinary, firsts 4011>42Hc; at mark eases included 40&%43c. POTATOES-r-Lowor; Minnesota early. Ohio's bulk $2.50@2.50; ditto sacks $2.60@2.70; Wisconsin bulk, $2.46©2.65; ditto sacks $2.G0@2.65. » • » LOCAL MAhr^ET PRICES. • » • LOCAL GRAIN MARKET. (Furalabed by IBs' Uuiehinaoa I"lour Mills Co.. and are whoiesal* prloos.) WHEAT—Cash, No. 1 hard, »&05. 4JORN—Cash, $1.60., FEEp.' BRAN—$1.47% per 100. CHOP—$3.70 per 100. FLOUR—$6.56 per 100. HAV, {Prices given by tfcu HMS Feed Coupony.) AUalCa bay—$«0 s ton, HIDES. (Furnished by J. F. Robleder, hldas «nU (urn.) GREEN SALT HIDES—No. I, lie OREUN SALT -HIDES—No. 2 18& HORSK HIDES—$3 00 to $5.00. BHEBP i'tiLTS-^ZB* U> $2-00. OKKiiiN Mum— ac K»a iban cured, HALF LUlUsil>—lV4o leess than UUKKN BALT QLUli~l0o. OltaiiN tiAi,'V UULii HIDES—No. I, l«o. GKKEN SALT CULL lUPWi—No. 'i, l6c - HUTCHlNtOri PRODUCE, \ (W^oleealo price* mrmebert »y c«rt Nelson.) 11KWS—3% iiounds and over, 22c f HBNS—UBtftr 3% pound*, 20c, PROU^EKS—1918 iatcb, £8c OLD UOOSTBRS—}6c, UUCKS-fuU toatberea. i«e, , XOVfiQ TO«t TVBr»BVB r .U 1^ ao4 «ver ( 8?P TURKEY HB)NS-» lbs. Mi otw 28c. No. 2 and small (tirkay§, half prise. - OBESE—Fun feathered, 116, OLD TOM8-10C " OUtNBAS-!B«. BOOS—Candle, loss off, $11.60. DAlHYi BUTTEil FAT—Aloiiilto, B2c, dfeilr- cred in Hutchinson. LIVE STOCK MARKETS Kansas City. Kansas City, Mo., Sept.. 17,—HOOS— •Receipts 11,000; steady to 10c highly; bulk $19.60020.60; heavy $20.00© 30. GO J packers and butchers $1».50IQ> 20.60; lights $10.2BQ>20.10 ; pigB $17.00 ®1B.«. CATTLE—MoCelpts 24,000 including 400 southerns; "gteryj-j prime fed sloers $17.26©,18.8«; dressed beef steers $11.00@l7.o0; 'western steers $1000©14.CO; southern Bleere $7.00© 14.00; cows $6.2S©12.25; bfcifers $7.60 @J3.00; Blockers and feeders $7,000 15.75; bulls $7.0009.60; calves $0,00® 12.50. SHEMP—Receipts 15,0b0; steady; lambs $15.00iai7.25; yearflngB $10.60 14.00; wethcra $10.00013.00; ewes $8.00<fi' 11.60; stockers and feeders $7-00017.60. • «. • $>6'»$#*4><$><3>'<!>4><$>< ,, f >< S' • IN M A CE&O'NIA. : T * • * London, Sept. J 7.—Serbian and French troops continued tho offensive In Macedonia and havo pro- grossed more than five miles, according to a Serbian official statement [^received here. Tho advancing Allies have occupied an Important series of rldgew Tho Allied troops have captured mo+o than three thousand prisoners and twenty four guns. Their casualties havo been Blight. Tho Allies won ground on a front of more than 12 miles and have taken tbe villago Of Gradeshnitza, 20 miles east of Monnstlr. A Jugo-Slav division Is fighting with the Serbs and Fronch and has reached Koziok, the most important position in the region of the offensive. Chicago. Chicago, Sept. 17.—(U. S. Bureau ot Markets)—HOG—Receipts 17,01)0; 10 ©•15c lower; bettor kinds declined most; top $20.90: butchers $20,150 20.76; light $20.60020.90; packing $19.50020.10; rough $18.50019.25; pigs good lo choice $19.00019.50. CATTLE—Receipts 16,000; steers steady to 16c higher; butcher stock steady; calves mostly 26c higher. SHEEP—Receipts 2.1,000; sheep steady; fat. Iambs strong to higher; feeder trade opened quiet. .—Hogs $20.50; steady $9.00 0 .00016.- stcady; $4,500 St Joseph St. JOBcph. Mo., Sept. 1 recepla 0,000; steady; top bulk $19.60020.40. CATTLE— Receipts 6,000 -to 16c lower; steers 18.00; cows and heifers $6 00; calves $6.00014.00. SHHEP—Receipts -6,000; •Jambs $11.00017.40; OWCB 11.00. / Livestock Correspondence, Kansas City Stock Yards, Sept. 1G. —Cattle receipts today,were 30,000 hend, market steady, nothing prime offered, best steers worth around $l!i.00. Hogs today numbered 10,000 head, market 10 to 15 higher $20.65. Sheep and lambs sold steady to strong, top lambs early, $17.15, receipts 15,000 head. ' Beef Cattle. There were many late trains today and everything sold as fast as it arrived. Steer prices are 10 to 26 cents higher than a week ago, with prime ijuality, steers worth $19 or bolter, wintered Kansas grass steers up to $17.25, medium grass steers $10 lo $16, light 1 -weight steers $8.50 to $13.00. Packers slaughtered here last week, 53,000 cattle including calves, which was a now record week for them In point of numbers. Tbey have shown for tho past ten days, that they have Immense orders for , beef and the yards wore cleaned up better last week than any week before this sea- so, although receipts for the week were 105,000 head, including 14,000 calves, the biggest run this year. Cow prices wore off 25 to 40 cents.tbe first part ot last week, but practically all of the loss was regained Thursday and Friday.. Calves did not recover any of their early loss of 50 to 75 cents, veals selling at $10 to $12.50. Stockers and Feeders. Shipments out last week were 36,000 head, an Increase o[ 10,000 over previous week -and 2,000 more than during the same week last year. Corn In Iowa and in states east of (he Mississippi is now safe from frost and demand from those slates Is strong. Feeders sell at $11 to $15.75, stockers $7.50 to $12.25, stock cows and heifers $G to $8.76. A good many comuion_ sjock steers are coming and these*are 25 to 50 cents lower than ton days ago. Hogs. Best hogs have been selling at $20.50 to $20.05, tbe latter lop price today, for several days, packers paying up to the extreme top every day including today. There are a good many common hogs Included In the run and bulk of sales has a wide range running from $19.30 to $20.40 tsdiiy. The top price today was equaled one day last week, otherwise that Is highest price on record bore for hogs. Slock pig trade is active and sales are 25 to 40 highPr today at $17.50 to $19.25. Commission men hero havo orders for many thousands of stock pigs and owners of pigs can safely count on a good outlet for them on the public market at any time this fall, according to tho present outlet. Sheep and Lambs. A single, packer bought up all the good Utah lamlja offered early today at $17.15, and Nevada's at $10.75, leaving the other packer buyers in competition for tho lato arrivals with the prospect that $17.25 would be paid. Barly vrlreB from Omaha reported fat Westerns selling there at $17 to $17.10. Native lambs sejl at $14 to $10. Fat western ewos sold at $10.50 today, feeding ewos $9.00, feeding lambs $15.25 to $1G > .25, sold at $10.50 today, feeding wes $9.0"0, feeding lambs $15.25 to $10.76. J. A, RICKABT, Market Correspondent. M. E. PRAYER MEETING. Interest and Attendance Continues to . • Grow. Interest is iucreasjjig in the midweek meeting for prayers at the Mothodlsl church and the attendance js steadily glowing. Tho subject for tomorrow evening la ''My Creed," will receive particular attention. Old hymns will be suns and the best thing heard at the Sunday School Insttute last- week AvJU be discussed by B»V era! persons. This promises W bo one of the beat, meetings so far held. At Great Lakes. Great Lakes, Ills., Sept. 17.—Four thousand men ai tuo naval training station are in quarantine today as t(ie result of lufluenia in the camp. Captain W. A. Moffett ctUed off the pri»e kennel show scheduled for the near fuJWO, Buying n, mlglit be hejd after the lufuenza Is rooted, out," ALLIED FORCES SHOW ^ A FORWARD MOVE (Continued from Page One.) ot the Allies. Tho operation/'con- tlnties to develop favorably. * 4> 4' <$> 4> • t> <!> •$ <S> <S> * <$•, 4> «> * '' MAY BACK UP. «• <S> <•> <•> <8> •$> <5> <S> <•>*<!><?><«> <«> <8> 4> 4- <5> • ( l)y Reuters.) American army headquarters in Lorralnn, Monday, Sept. 16.—Evidence is accumulating that the enemy Intends withdrawing behind the llln- denburg line In Ixirralne If he is pressed any further. He la burning towns along the Moselle. Prisoners taken report that the en- lire artillery of the 31»t German division was captured In the American operation on this front. The division that was used to bear tho brunt of the attack in the lunge In tho salient east of St. Mihlel, it appears, was the 35th Austrian division. It was ordered In maintain n holding action until all the German troops were withdrawn. In consequence of this, it sufferhd very heavy losses es. peclally in prisoners. <?> «> BRITISH STATEMENT.' # <5> <5> <S> ^ 1> «• <S> <S> 1/ 4> <?' 4' London, Sept. 17. —Last night witnessed ..a further closing In of the BritlBh lines northwest of St. Quontin. Field Marshal llaig in his report today announced that the' British had made progress in tin's area in the direction of Vcrguler. Tho let of the statement reads: "Our troops hi'udc progress yesterday In the direction of Lo Verguiers, northwest of St. Quentin. / "We Improved our positions slightly yesterday and during the night ribrth- west of llulluch tbetwecn Lens and La Bnsaeo and northeast of Neuve Chnpelle, Flanders front.)" A Quiet Day. (By Tbe Associated Press.) With the American army in I^or- raiue, itondny, Sept. 16.—Today-was the quieifist day on this front since the beginning of the offensive last. Thursday. There was little infanft-y, activity and only moderate artillery action. ' Font-A-Mousson 1 and Dieuluard, four miles to the south Were held by the enemy who mixed in a few mustard gas'projectiles with his other shells. The Germans apparently were digging themselves in behind the Hindenburg line today. Big Bombing Raids'. (Hy Tb>» Associated Press.) With the American army on the lorrainc front, Monday, Sept. 10.— American and Allied aviators carried out expensive bombing raids on Bayon. viile, Frescntti, i.e Sablon and in the direction of Metz tills afternoon. Firos were observed at Sablon. One of the American planes shot down a German balloon, near Preny. lileuteAsst Ducks tela, observer, and IJeutenant Richardson, pilot were attacked by an enemy machine bearing French markings. Th«>\ were forced to land Inside tho American lines but were uninjured. An American balloon was shot down yesterday but the observers escaped Safely by parachute. German Air Raid. Paris, Sept. 17.—fHavas)—Six persons were killed and fifteen others were injured 1n Sunday nights nlr! raid over Paris, according to the lists | given by the newspapers today. One of the Injured was a woman, the mother of six children. One Gorman machine, a Gotha, was brought down in the Forest of Com- pegno. The two aviators flod, pursued by gendarmes. Downed Hun Airplane.' Paris, Monday, Sept. 16.—Two German airplanes which bad participated In tbo raid on the region of Paris Sunday uteht were shot down by antiaircraft guns. They tell in the forest of Compeigne. Bulgarian Statement Sofia, Bulgaria, Sunday September 16.—Fionco-Serblans in-an attack on tbe Bulgarian lines in Macedonia early Sunday morning succeeded after a desperate struggle In occupying tbe Sokol, Dobropoljo and Yetrenlk positions, saya today's war office announcement. The repulse of attacks on the Bulgarian lines on the Macedonian front to the north of Gradpshnltsa, is claimed In an official statement issued today by the Bulgarian war office. Huns DWn't Know. Amsterdam, Sept. 17.—The German government had no previous knowledge of tho note Austria-Hungary recently dispatched inviting the belli- gereuts to a conference it is declared iu "authoritative German circles" according lo the Vienna newspaper.!. Fight the Bolshevik Petrograd, Saturday Sept, 15.— (via Amsterdam Sept. 17.—) American, British and French detachmeutu •ftre reported by the Pravda to have met the Bolshevik forces in buttle on the Archangel front. Tho Bolshcvtkl troops after »n initial success were repulsed by the British reinforcements and fled la a panic. A British Praised Americans, x Jjoudou, Sept. 16 .-r -(Monday )r*- Field alarsbal Halg today t&sued a special order of the day for the In) formation of British in France. It reads; "To General Pershlfig, September 16, 1918. "Headquarters American Expeditionary Forces. "All ranks of-the British armies In Franco welcome with unbounded admiration and pleasure the victory which attendetl tho Initial offensive of the great American armies under your personal command. "I beg ot you to accept and convey lo all ranks my best congratulations and those ot all ranks of the British armies under my command." Americans In Raid. (By Tho Asociated Press.) With tho American forces in Lor- mlncSept. 17.—An American patrol in a raid made early this morning In the gonerat region ot Haumont, northwest of Thlaucourt, captured five non-commissioned officers and killed seven other non-commlsBloned officers. The German prisoners sav they had received orders to hold their positions unlcsit strongly attacked. The noncommissioned officers were from an officers', school in tho vicinity ot Conflans. They said they had been ordered to the front for practical experience. Pershing's Communique. Washington, Sept, 17.—Local combats in which enemy prisoners were taken nnd a further Increase in artillery and aviation activity iu the St. Mihlel sector are reported in General Pershing's communique for Monday. The communique follows: "Headquarters American Expeditionary Forqerf,"Sept. 16,1918." . Section JiA?' —Aside front local combats in which we took prisoners and a. further Increase of artillery and aviation activity, there Is nothing to report from, the St. Mihlel salient. Section "B"—There is nothing to report in this section. German Statement. Berlin, via' London, Sept. 17.—Tho artillery duel in the region of Havrincourt, southwest or Cambrat yesterday increased to great intensity, rays the ofriciaV statement issued today by the German war office, German troops recaptured the eastern fringe of the heights to the east of Vauxaillon, northeast of Soissons, where the French havo" gained a footing. • CATTLEMEN'S DAY AT KANSAS STATE FAIR (Continued from Page 1.-) Purse but two horses were entered. $450. Jfrttie liohcrto, Mrs. .f. W. Orecn. Abilene, (Notliawnv) 1 1 Poxy Maid, I. U Henton, Harper 2 i (tiarrlMon) Tlnw 4:21 <4. . . 3 Year Old Trot, Mile Heat, 2 In 3. Purse (200. Urnrr Hus*. C H. Allen. I>nrnnt, OUl.i.. (C/trpcntcr) 1 Bflronc -fiH IMnkerten, Al T-nwler. TwirnMl. (I.awlnr) Prince Plnk 'Tion. C. flnyne. ('outp. Kan., ctlouner) ., 3 Time V>. Four Furlonos Running. Purse $100. Lmly Mc\, t-\ Brwln. Cheyenne. Wyo.. (Drown) Ilnilon. W. P, OaliiH, Kansas city. /XtcAdamut Enitllsh Ijidy, A. M. Clrny, Kunsuis City, »!<>.. (Plsller) AI»o ran— Sorrell At, Peter Martin, Sylvia, (Lewis) Marcus, IJd CHuver. CootMge, (Clark*nn) Time—&0 *PO (1 WIR. Five Furlonos Runnlnfl. Punt tloo. Bolaln. F. T4d.islneer, Wichita, (Fisher) WHUd M„ Mr*. O. F. Morrison. Anthony, (lIllgU -Hll) F .ltt -u Smyth, F. Krwtn, Cheyenne, Wyo., +HrownJ Almi run— Ben CirciMibmf. J. M. 'MnJsVell. Woodward. Okia,, (l^ewls) Glow, Ed. fflovej. CooliilKe. (OlnSW won.) \. .........- •» Time MK seconds. \ as receiver. The shopmen are do | tnanding that they be paid a wage j equal lo that paid by government con ( trolled roads, and demand also that this scale he made operative Trom the time the government first took over ! the road. , An appeal will lie made by the rili- zens of Harrison to Director r ',eneral McAtloo asking that the government | again take charge of the road. A dally average of twenty cars of npplM have been .-"hipped (rom llnrrlson. and today ilm railroad yards are filled with cars loaded with fruit ready for shipment. No trains .-ire being operated on any pari nf the line nnd officials say four hundred mm. including shlpmetil and trainmen are Idle. PRAISED WPKESIDENT (Continued from Page 1.1 NO NEW CABINET JOB. And Aeronautics Department Will En.fl After War.' Washington, Sept. 11. rr- With amend- menls eliminating the provision for a new cabinet officer and limiting tho life ot the proposed department to a year after the war, the bill of Senator New, of Indiana, to create a separate head of department of aeronautics was the order favorably reported today by the senate military committee, it would set up a department with a head appointed by tho president to have full control over aircraft production and operation by the army, navy and marine corps. Senators Kirby and Shoppard, Democrats, were the only committeemen to vote against tho report Secretary Crowell recently advised tbe committee Ibat the bill was regarded as unnecessary and unwise. The cabinet offioe^^jjrovjsion was eliminated. Senator New said later, because there was no law creating the j cabinet* He, said the amendment wbuj^l not change the effect of Hi" hill. RED CROSS AND Y. M. C. A. Interesting Program ,of Races Will Be Staged Tomorrow. ; A very interesting proBTum of races has been set for tomorrow afternoon when three $500 purses will be give n and some ot tho best of tho high school horses ever displayed will give free exhibitions in front of tbe grand stand. The entries are as follows: 2:25 Trot, Purse S500. BnroiR-ss I'lnkorton, Iola .M., Cheerful. Frenzlo, >V^ro Kit-^t. ' 2:17 Trot, Purse $500. Wnllev HdirwiHXl, Pat (*., .sir funpfrn, Cheerrnl, Colonel J., Il.jnnn il. First, I'.lrallee. 2:14 Pace. Purse $500. Mncnct M. I'Vmnle Bell, Minnie Pinkerton, Stay M. Pick, Tlberns, nrst, Getaway, Queen Okla, 11 at ty Umre. Four Furlonot. Ellon Smyth, ftoirell Al. Alaud M. First, Gloss, Enallah Lady. Four and One-Half Furlonos, Ballon. Ur.zle West, Ui.ly Me First. Mnreua, Monty,' ritnlmpnea, PP-asant llelle. Six Furlongs. IVm Or ^'Militar. l :i .»lal ;i, • Oolk. Fir&l; Swaiifym, .MlnVraJ jinj. WALL S TREET| These Societies Are Helping to Fight the War In the Far East Now (By tho Associated PressT - " Tokio, Thursday, Sept. 12.—The Americau Red Cross ad the. Y. M. C. A. aro planning greail yto extend their operations in litissin. Forty American and British Y, M. C. A. workers are enroute to Siberia and It was announced today that, tho-Ja­ panese Y. M. C. A., will send a contingent to co-operate with the Americans. Mr, Phelps, cue new general secretary of tho Y. M. C. A. In Russia, will start for Vlndivostk tomorrow. He says that the organization, joining the Rod Cross, will follow the armies westward and establish civilian centers in all cities and will nid iu tho reconstruction ot Russia by extending practical help to the people. A NEW DEPARTURE. Feeleral Income Taxes on State and Municipal Bonds, Washingloin, Sept. 17.—Provisions of the war revenue bill levying federal Income taxe3 on future issues of Btate, county and municipal bonds were approved today by the house, a motion for their elimination being defeated. 132 to 61. Mexicans Fight. El Paso, Tex., Sopt. 17.—An unconfirmed report that rebels under Higinio Aguilar had atlacked and damaged tho power plant or power transmission line which furnishes e- leetricity, for Mexico City was received horo from- Chihuahua City today, but no date was given for the attack. Against the Profiteer. Ardmore, Okla., Sept. 17.—Delegates to tho fifteenth annual convention, OklaJipma state federation of labor, voiced their approval of resolutions condemning; profiteering by retail Stores and landlords at the convention's second day session here today. Bear Killed Child. \ Chicago, Sept. 17.—A pet bear owned by George Vogel, a stock man of Solon Mills. Ills., killcdsJames Bren- uan, a child of five years and seriously Injured the child's mother, Mrs. George llrcnnan before ho could be shot. ' Ignorance. A lieutenant at Camp Grant was riding past a guard the other night, and al the usual command to halt ho slopped bis horse and stood there. However, tho guard didn't say another word, and after a short time tho lieutenant burst out with "Well, what are you making me stand hero for? Expect me to say here all night?" The guard answered/ "Well, I didn't know what to say next, l'vo pnly iioen hero for a day." ( . > U you are a good fellow people will.steal your time, and time Is more; money now than ever before.— Atchison OIoU*. / . New : York, Sept.. 17.—Speculative sentiment was depressed temporarily j in the stock market by weakness of j special IBSUCS, reflecting liquidation ot! an apparent urgent-character. Selling j orders in closely held stock were ex- L ccuted at declines of two to five points. The market strengthened at the close. Sales approximated 175,000 shares. Bidding up of selected stocks such as Hie oils, was without stimulating effect on the general list, tho restricted money supply continuing, a factor adverse to bullish operations. Rails displayed a fairly good tope throughout the morning, the. bulk of the trading being in sharesNeommonly supposed to be under pool domination. Texas Company and Mexican petroleum rallied 2 lo 3 points, from their earlier low prices. Prefunetory changes, fractional declines for the most part In the standard issues, equipments, tobaccos and marines, made the opening of today's stock market virtually without fea- I ture. Decided weakness developed with the first half hour, however, heavy hammering of United Suites steel carrying that, issue, one sales of big blocks, doi#n to 107%, nearly a point under yesterday's closing quotation. Tills pressure had its effect on other shares. notably Bethlehem steel, United States alcohol. Baldwin locomotive and American Sumatra tobacco, which sustained losses of 1 to 2 points. General motors suffered a decline of five points, attributed to continued liquidation, and Texas Company relinquished about half of yesterday's sharp rise. In tho absence? or any more definite reason, unconfirmed reports wjilen were circulated to tho effect that the German emperor had abdicated or was about to do so, were considered in some quarters to be responsible for a hurried covering movement during Iho final hour, which carried up prices substaniully. United States steel advanced one point beyond yesterday's clofte and Canadian Pacilie four points. The closing today was firm. New York Money. iL. New York, Sept. 17— MERCANTILE PA I 'Kit—t atid 0 months 6 per cent. ' STERLING—60 day bills *I.72%; commercial 60 day bills on banks $•1.72 W; commercial CO day bills ft.- 72; demaud $4.76 7 16; cables |4.- 76'/j. MEXICAN DOLLARS—78c. GOVERNMENT BONDS—Steady; railroad bonda-irregi)lar. TIME LOANS—-Strung; CO days, 90 days, and 6 months 6 percent bid. CALL MONi^—Strong, high low, ruling rate, six percent. Closing 6% per cent last loan 6 percent. Offered at 6 percent. DANK ACCEPTANCES—I i/i percent. try and praised Secretary Baker for his recent order barring certain books, because of their pro-Gorman tendencies, from military camps. Ho referred to an anonymous book recently banned from military camps but alleged to have been endorsed by George Creel, chairman of the committee on public information. Senator Reed asked If Mr. Creel had Ironsmitted ihc author's name lo the department of justice for Investigation. The minority leader said he had not heard whether It had been dene. Senator Lodge charged that Orrumn propaganda books are oven being placed In military camps and he demanded to know who is responsible. Force and More Force. Praising President WilBon's Baltimore speech which called for "force and more force," against the enemy, ho compared it with what he termed "stuff" written by Immigration Commissioner Howe which he declared was inflagrant violation of Hie president's policy. / "What I'm trying to show," Mr. Lodge-'continued with emphasis, "i:: how far this German propaganda extends, how subtle it is. We find It even among officers of the government; we lind it In the libraries of our soldiers; we find it everywhere." The senator declared that the German emperor has been the fountain head of much propaganda adding: "Of his unattractive qualities, his religious hypocrisy Is the worst.'' Insult to Belgium. lie said ihe Kaiser had; "insulted" Belgium with a separate peace oiler, j One of the most credible things' President Wilson has done during the enlire war, Mr. lxidge colinued, j was to .recognize the Czecho Slovaks nation. "If'.any nation ever deserved recognition it was the C'zeeho-Slui'nks," he said. "We must go further and recognize the Jtigo-Slavs at the head of which stands Serbia. We must recognize the Polea. ^ They, and they •alone, can make a peaceful slate in General Europe that will forever bar Germany from eastern Europe. "When . the president recognized the Czecho Slovaks he set his hand lo a document thut meant, dissolution of tho Austrian,empire." Senator Thomas of Colorado, Democrat, followed Senator Ixidge with u brief speech declaring that the president spoke for the nation. Cancers Notice. Two |)ig Fair week dances, ilodern Woodmen hall, Sherman wesi, Wednesday and Saturday nights, beginning 9 p. in. Four piece orchestra. Door right reserved. 17-21 New York Sugar. New York, Sept. 17,-—Raw sugar sleady; centrifugal 7.2K; refined steady; fine granulated BOO. NO TRAINS MOVING. The Missouri and North Arkansas Are In a Big Tie-up Today, Joplin, Mo., Sept. 17.—No trains have been moved on the Missouri and NorlB Arkansas railroad for thirty- six hours, the entire line being made idle by the strike of 120 shopmen at Harrison, Ark. At a muss meeting of citizens in Harrison this moniius un effort was made to persuade tbe striking shop­ men ft) return to their work pending consideration of their demands for higher wages. This the shopmen declined to do. The road originally was taken over by the government ano\ later turned back to Festuarj. Wada ol St U>a>* Prompt Delivery -fy ^i W« «r« nr*n»r*ttJ to flit or- s tien for WOODSTOCK i'yu«- writor» promptly. Factory I output incr«s *W aMr thr«a timM In tlx UMuitba to nwstt the Krowing 6em*od fur this ^ Dopultr othubitM. >^^A Boou to Buiiaet*. Typewriter Exchange, 7 Sherman. Modern Bread Properly Mixed, Properly Fermented, Property Baked. At at GOOD GROCERS For United States Government work at Baltimore, Mary- laud, 1-00 carpenters, 50 mason tenders, 500 laborers. Good wages and good boarding ac­ comodations. Fot full information apply United States Government Employment Office, Number 5 Ave. A, East, Hutchinson, Kansas.* TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY, Al'I'MSS. Jonathan, tlrlmus Gulden, Bui>"uni wlmJwuisi. Km! uf 11th Ktrt -i -t, nwl wt tuvvn. Call ui*U bring* your sueks. M-al class upplu*. I'hontt ZbUT-J. j. v. fi.uuam:. 12 II All kinds uf stuvo ii-mHUii;. llwnt 3117. a-u FOR SAI.K-t-'ord n>ad>ter Just llliu new, phune *l *ai7V\'. 17-St KOK HAM." -ltouuvhold furniture, t'honu J7-SI lA .m HAI.lv—.Set red fux fure. loth. 2tl Went 17-11 Foil HAl.KfS liuijd trailer outfits wftti Ku <xl tlrtoi lilacli-iiulUj'd l<-r«e and bluwvr; good wli - -! shield; a •'pee-l tiuJiu- mb-ilon and inela-iod clutch; X, puntibi^ilr body; in-v-Mo. talikh; ouletitun •tuaolint) lU-hlin-f outfit; 1'Njrd inutur ucarly com- pietv. South Hutclilnxun Itlu-rksmitli Sliej), res. plicuis 14IUJ. 61 17.la FOIt SAWB-OOKU Kur.l rat; first cla-Jl corKllilun. Call at 3^3 E 8th- 17.ID Ol-iAO horse mid outdo n-niovtMi free uf cUiuuv. I'huut) 2fcMJ. W. A. H"»». Gifts For the BOYS That Are Leaving Service Pins Military Watches Military Rings and Brooches Photo Cases Cigarette Cases Money Belts Khaki Testaments Trench Mirrors Match 7 Boxes Comfort Kits Safety Razors Identification Lockets Fountain Pens 1 Sewing Sets Writing Sets Language Books Bill Folds Locket Buttons Extra Large Line of Wrist Watches State Fair Visitors WELCO Largest and Most Complete line of Jewelry in Hutchinson Expert Watch Repairing GLASSES Properly Fitted Diamonds A Specialty A. L Wilson Leading Jeweler . 108* North Main Street.

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