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I it THE JUNCTION CITY UNION, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER: 30 UNION Published Every Friday. JOHN MONTGOMERY SON. Telephone 66. Price $1.00 Per Year. Entered as second class mail matter at the postoffice at Junction City, Kan THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30 BOUQUET FOR MAIL SERVICE.

Traveling Man Expresses Appreciation of All- Night Duty at P. 0. of allnight service at the Manhattan postoffice was expressed by a traveling man who made the city his week-end stop recently. When he learned that he could mail a letter at the local postoffice at any time of night and that it would go off on the first train reaching he city, he had only words of praise for the Manhattan office and the service it gives the public. He asserted that such service was not to be obtained at the Junction City, Abilone, or Salina offices.

The Manhattan postoffice began its all-night service on 1 November 1. Stamps are not sold after 6:30 o'clock in the evening but letters or packages, which will go through the package window in the postoffice, can be mailed at any time during the night. The mail is made up for the night and early morning trains 30 minutes before each train is due to arrive in Manhattan. A business man can thus mail a letter to Kansas City, at night and it will be at its destinaion before the Kansas City firm opens its doors the next morning. ADVERTISED TOO EARLY.

Three Oil Companies Suspended Under Blue Sky Law This Week. -Kansas oil companies must be more careful how they advertise. Just to show them how careful, three of them have been suspended, and ordered to stop selling stock this week through the Kansas blue sky department. Along with the suspension of the three have gone warnings to a number of others to toe the mark as laid down in the Kansas "bluesky" law, or suffer a similar penalty. Some of the Kansas oil companies, have made big finds and their success FisT been' listed acordingly.

Others Have tried to copy after them and indicate a sure thing before the oil or is really struck. Some of the companies, to be sure, have not been advertising any given dividends where oil is not yet found," but they have been allowing their stock salesmen make certain guarantees to prospectIve purchasers, it is said. The bank commissioner's office, its "blue-sky" department. las maintained that no oil company with simply a lease at hand is warranted in advertising that it is sure to pay dividends within a certain time. A SO SALE WAS GOOD.

Fo S. Engle Son's Offering Brings Good Money. Abilene Reflector: The unfavorable weather Wednesday did not interfere with the big sale of Holsteins at the E. S. Engle Son farm west of Abilene.

About 200 men were in attendance and the bidding was spirited. The offering included 39 cows and heifers and all were of the best dairy type of high grade Holsteins. The highest price paid was $207 and the lot averaged $147.70. One buyer resold his purchase at an advance of $15 before leaving the farm. All the purchasers were more than satisfied with their animals and think they got the best dairy types on the market.

Fifteen head sold were young animals from the Navarre herd of the Engles, which probably reduced the sale average. The highest average paid in Nebraska for grade Holsteins is $162 and it is believed that the average of this sale would. have been higher than these figures counting only the Sand Springs herd. (First Published Nov. 16, 1916.) NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT.

State of Kansas, County of Geary, ss. In the Probate Court of Geary County, Kansas. In the matter of the estate of W. W. Cook, deceased.

Notice is hereby given that at the regular November, 1916, term of the Probate Court of Geary county, Kansas, 011 the 10th day of November, 1916, the undersigned was duly appointed and qualified as administratrix of the estate of W. W. Cook, deceased, late of Geary county, Kansas. CLARA E. COOK.

Administratrix. SURVEYOR ENGINEER Melting land, road and drainage surveys, also maps and plats. For terms write to DUDLEY ATKINS, JR. Manhattan. Kans.

Out paced a FL 6 office I done and us do BIG ROBBERY AT ARKANSAS CITY Lone Bandit Gets $10,000 Worth 01 Diamonds, Arkansas City, Nov. the proprietor, E. M. McDowell, was al lunch a lone bandit entered the McDowell jewelry store at 10 minutes ol noon today and commanded the clerk. Clarence Mogle, to hand over jewelry valued at $12,000.

The robber had been in the store each day for the last three days and, stating that he wished to buy a diamond and had examined many trays of rings. Each day the clerk who waited on him slipped a revolver into his pocket except today. Just as the proprietor stepped out today the man walked in and tolt the c'ork he wanted to buy a smaller diamond than he had been looking at and the clerk went to the vault to get a tray. As he did so, the robber went around the counter and met the clerk as he was coming out of the vault. "Hand me that tray and the re rest of the diamonds you have, here," he commanded.

The clerk obeyed him. The bandit locked the clerk in the vault and taking the rings, left the store, The clerk, using a screwdriver kept in the vault for emergency purposes. unscrewed the lock and gave the alarm five minutes later. It is thought the robber escaped in an automobile. No trace of him had been found up to 2 o'clock this afternoon.

Posses are searching the surrounding country for him. The robber is described as being about 5 feet 7 inches tall, weight 175 pounds, medium dark complexion. dark eyes and smooth face. He wore a brown fedora, hat and a dark overcoat. LOST $917.21 ON WHEAT DEAL.

Tonganoxie Firm Brings Suit Against Topeka Company, sults of the sensational advance in wheat since last July was reflected when the Kemper-Fair Milling of Tonganoxie, filed suit in the pany district court against the M. W. Cardwell Grain Company, of Topeka, for $917.21. Walter Evans, of the Tonganoxie firm, claims that he purchased 2,000 bushels of wheat from the local grain company, but that they only delivered 1,034.40 bushels on the contract. Repeated demands to fill the contract brought no response, he says, and was compelled to buy the remainder from an outside firm.

He claims to have paid an advance of 44 cents per bushel and to have lost just $845.09 on the deal. Freight and other expenses brought the total. to $917.21, the talamount he asks for. ILE WAS CLOSE TO DEATH. Great Bend Man Narrowly Missed an Assassin's Bullet.

Great Bend, Nov. A bullet, which narrowly missed penetrating his skull, and which if it had, would have caused sudden death, was fired at Lester Sams as he was about to enter the home of Mrs. C. E. Goodwin, Who fired the bullet, or what motive the person had who fired the gun, no one knows.

The gun sent the bullet ripping through the bill of his cap, past his ear and out of the crown of the cap. Sams has been calling at the Goodwin home for the past few weeks, and was just approaching the house when he heard the gun report and WaS dazed by the bullet as it sped through his cap. He saw the flash of the gun across the street. 'MANY SENSATIONAL RUMORS. Said U.

S. Will Break if Germany Does Not Keep Word. Washington, Nov. of sensational rumors of renewal of ruthless submarine warfare by Germany and consequent action by the United States were met today by the statement of officials that the situation, while delicate, was unchanged and would be until the United States had gathered all evidence 011 recent attacks. Meanwhile the position of the United States as laid down in the last correspondence with Germany is 111- changed.

It was made clear that severance of diplomatic relations with Germany would follow a violation of any of the pledges from Berlin. HER HONEYMOON WAS SHORT. Salina Girl Asks Freedom From Kus. band After One Week. Salina, Kan -The married life of Pearl Steepleton was of short duration and just as bitter as it was short.

The reverberation of the wedding beils lasted just one week, according to a petition for divorce she has just Bled in the district court. At the end of the week she learned that her new husband had married her under an assumed name; that he had another wife: that he was a fugitive from Justice on a charge of homicide, and that he was a confirmed inebriate. Steeptoton claimed his home was in Augusta, Kan. She asks for no alimony, but wants a complete divorce. KILLED HIS OPPONENT.

Alabama Man Tells of Killing Man Who Opposed Him. Huntsville, Nov. D. Overton, former clerk of the Madison county circuit court took the stand today at his trial for the murder of Judge W. T.

Lawler, his political opponent, and testified that he killed the jurist in self defense. Lawler's body was found in the river last June, and until Overton spoke today the manner of his death was unknown. Thos. M. Henneberry, who is now located in Kansas City, was here over Sunday.

THE NEW BRIDGE QUARTERMASTER AT FORT RILEY HAS RECEIVED PLANS. CONTRACT TO BE LET SOON Will be a Two-Span Steel Structure and Built in Same Location as Old One. (From Friday's Daily) The quartermaster at Fort Riley today received plans and specifications for the new government bridge that will be constructed across the Republican river at the site where the old bridge went out more than a year ago. The new bridge will be a two-span structure and built of steel. On account of the cost a concrete bridge could not be built within the appropriation.

The contract will be let in January. DEATH OF JAMES FOLLENS. The Veteran Railroad Conductor Passed Away. (From Monday's Daily.) James Follens, a railway conductor for 46 years, died Thursday afternoon at the University Hospital, Kansas City, where he had been ill since last Saturday. Death was attributed to heart disease.

Mr. Follens was born in in 1840. In Bloomington, at the age of 16, he began his career in the railway bustness, when he was employed on a track construction gang. Later he was made brakeman for the Chicago Alton, being promoted to conductor of -in 1870, and running from Bloomington into Louisiana. In 1879 condeetor of the first C.

A. passenger train running into Kansas City. He became a conductor for the Union Pacific railway in 1881, since which time he had resided inily Kansas City. For 35 years for the U. P.

he had been on the limited trains from Kansas City to Ellis. Mr. Follens had made his home at the Coates House for 35 years. He leaves his wife and a son, Albert Follens, an attorney with a firm in Buffalo, N. Y.

Mr. Follens will be missed by every in central Kansas. Fils fidelity, to the road's interests and his unfailing good service made him friends ar every station, DAYLIGHT HOURS. Federation of Labor May Endorse Daylight Hours for Workers. New York, Nov.

The department has instructed the American ambassadors in England, France and Germany to investigate carefully the practical effect of the daylight system which was in operation in those countries during the summer, according to information received by Marcus M. Marks, president of the Manhattan Borough, who is leading al movement to inaugurate saving in 1 the United States next March. Mr. Marks announced also that Samuel Gompers has appointed a committee to study the program on the behalf of the American Federation of Labor, and that the Chambers of Commerce of many large cities have endorsed it. A NEW RUSSIAN PREMIER.

The Council of the Empire Has Adjourned Until Next Month. Petrograd, Nov. appointment of M. Trepoff as premier is afnounced in the newspapers. The council of the empire has been adjourned by imperial ukase until Dec.

2. The retirement of Premier Sturmer and the appointment of M. Trepoff as his successor probably are outgrowths of what has been referred to in a few. carefully censored Petrograd dispatches recently as a serious political crisis. The change apparently indicates a victory for the Liberal party over the bureaucratic regime, for M.

Sturmer the affairs always of the had been Russian in rocracy, while M. Trepoff in the past has engaged in a variety of reform MAXIM, THE INVENTOR, IS DEAD. The Noted Inventor Passed Away This Morning at His Home Near London. London, Nov. Hiram Maxim, inventor of the automatic system of firearms, died at his home here early this morning.

Sir Hiram Maxim was born in Sancherville, Feb. 5, 1840. He was a descendant of English Puritans who early settled in the Plymouth colony. The Maxim automatic gun was invented in 1884 in London and was imdediately adopted by the British government which used in the war with Matabele. The gun fired 600 shots a minute and caused such salughter that parliament at one time seriously considered whether abandonment was not justified.

Some years later Sir Hiram, created a baronet by Queen Victoria, after he had been naturalized, invented smokeless powder. H. H. Wetzig, Geary county agent for the Chevrolet, announces three sales last week. Ed Edwards of eastern Geary, J.

D. Otter creek and Walter Pierce of Diekinson county all purchased these sterling little cars. The Chevrolet sales of the past six months are the best indication of the popularity of this car in Junction City and vicinity. Claude Vick was in from the south Jon business Saturday. PLEADS GUILTY TO BIGAMY.

Mrs. Addie Stone Miles of Manhattan Admits Ker Guilt. (From Friday's Daily.) At her arraignment in justice court yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Addie Stone of Manhattan entered a plea of guilt; to a charge of bigamy, and was bound over to the district court. Mrs.

Stone was brought here yesterday from Manhattan, where she had been in jail for several days, following her marriage to Rolla D. Miles of this city. Frank Stone, her first husband, was the complainant. Manhattan, Stone has been living, but left there two weeks ago and went to Marysville. He came to this city and made the complaint against his wife.

Miles and Mrs. Stone were married here a week ago by Judge Hurley. In applying for the license her name WAt given as Crowley. They remained in this city, and on Sunday Miles, a former Junction City man who has been working in Manhattan, was ordered held here by the Manhattan authorities on a charge of jumping a board bill. He was taken back to tan Monday, his bride remaining here, and was fined $1 and costs in a Man hattan court, after agreeing to pay the board bill.

During the trial Miles stated that had married Mrs. Stone here last Saturday, and she was then ordered arrested and was taken to Manhattan. Yesterday she was brought back to Junction City to answer to the bigamy charge, because the illegal marriage was performed in this county, BIG SHIP HIT A MINE? Germans Claim Submarine Did Not Sink Largest Boat Afloat. London, Nov. virtual avowal that a German submarine had anything to do with the sinking of the British hospital ship Brittanie in the Aegean.

sea is contained in a wireless dispatch received today from Berlin. "According to the reports so far at hand the Brittanic was proceeding from England to Saloniki," says the dispatch. "For the trip out the number. of persons on board was unusuallarge and arouses the suspicion that the hospital ship was being used for transport purpose. Inasmuch as its hospital emblems were displayed it is out of the question that a German submarine sank the Brittanie, TO GET HIGHER WAGES.

Employees of One Trust Company to Receive More Pay Now. New York, Nov. on an inquiry which disclosed that the employees of the Central Trust are paying from 25 to 35 per cent more for such necessities for food and clothing, a salary increase equivalent from 30 to 31 per cent was announced as long high prices exist. withby the company today. It will continue ya out reference to the holiday bonus.

TWO DAY COURSING MEET. Will Start at Blue Rapids, 011 December 7. (From Friday's Daily.) Local dog men are much interested in the announcement of a two-day coursing meet to be held Thursday and Friday, Dec. and 8, at Blue Rapids, Kan. It will be a 32-dog stake with $50 added money.

The entrance fee is $10 and the state will be filled by Dec. 1. C. G. Chenoweth of this city is to be the judge.

LET LYDIA DO IT. Dr. Lydia DeVilbiss, the better baby expert, is quoted as saying that Kansas has 30,000 persons incompetent of proper parentage. Lydia is either unduly conservative or else she has been quoted incorrectly as she doubtless meant 300,000 persons. She could have meant 3,000,000 as there are not not that many people in the state.

She says that conditions are appalling and that the state must do something to meet this condition by providing for the care of these persons and by stopping the bringing of children into the world by such people. Why would it not be a good idea to place this whole (baby business from start to Inish in hands of Lydia? Stringent could be passed by the ture whereby penalties would be imposed upon the parents of any child brought into the world without first securing the consent of Lydia. This plan would necessarily require all the time and attention of Lydia but think of the relief it would give the public in the matter of her newspaper Gazette. Atchison Globe: Here is another reason why shoe leather promises to go higher, according to an Atchison shoe dealer: Seven thousand sides of sole leather were lately contractd for In this country by the Russian government, and the price of sole leather made a big advance the next day. The Russian order means that the hides of 350,000 head of cattle will be needed to suply it.

It is unusual also because this country was formerly a large importer of Russian leather. That there isn't much prospect of shoes being cheaper soon is indicated, the dealer says, by the fact that European buyers are contracting for hides of animals yet unborn, and we should all be glad, that summer is coming soon so we can go barefooted with some degree of comfort THE INVESTIGATION ON AGAIN. High Cost of Paper Being Investigated By Federal Officers, Washington, Nov. federal trade commission today fixed Dec. 12 0.5 the date for another public hearing on news print paper situation and invited manufacturers, jobbers.

newspaper publishers and others to appear. A BIG FIRE SUNDAY MAIN BUILDING AT ODD FELLOWS HOME DESTROYED, LONE MAN LOST HIS LIFE The Fire Started at 4 o'Clock and at 5 the Beautiful Structure Was a Mass of Ruins. (From Monday's Daily.) Manhattan, Nov. 27. James E.

Burns, 80 years old, is thought to have i been burned death in a fire that destroyed the Rebekah-1. 0. 0. F. home for the aged at Eureka Lake, five miles west of here, at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon.

The property loss is placed and $40,000. Only the fact that 22 members of the Clay and Riley county Odd Fellow organizations were on the ground and discovered the fire made it possible to save the rest of the 32 inmates, many of whom are Invalids. The Odd Fellows carried the old people from the building and were able to save a small part of the contents. Burns, who is said to have come to the home from Kansas City, was a poculiar character and often went into his room during the afternoon and locked the door. It is believed that he was there when the fire started and was overlooked for this reason when the rescues were being made.

He was the only one unaccounted for last night. Efforts were made to prod into the ruins where room No. 50, which he had occupied, was located, but without result. The old building at the home was originally built as the Dewey hotel and for many years was a famous summer resort. Some years ago it was purchased by the Kansas Rebekahs and Odd Fellows and converted into a home.

It contained 55 sleeping rooms in addition to the other rooms in the building. At the time it was built it was said to have cost $50,000 and it had always been kept in good repair. A year ago a new fire proof building was erected to which all the children in the home were transferred. The fire yesterday is supposed to have started from sparks from the power plant, which was only about thirty feet from the big building. The wind was blowing 35 miles an hour and the big frame house burned rapidly.

Within an hour the entire structure had fallen in. The 22 visiting Odd Fellows were Inspecting the grounds for the purpose of locating a playground and were the ones to discover the fire. They rushed. to the building and began carrying out all of the invalids and assisting the others from the building. The old people were taken to to the children's home last night where they are being cared for temporarily.

It Is possiole that quarters may be secured lat in Manhattan as the children's quarters are already filled. This morning the body of Mr. Burns was recovered in the ruins. He evidently had met death in his room a3 the remains were found about under where the room had been located. SCHOOL REPORT.

Report of Alida School for Third Month Ending Nov. 24. Total enrollment to date, 40. Total number of tardy marks, Gerald Wilson tardy once, Lawrence Sanders tardy seven times. Number of days taught, 19; no school election Average daily attendance: Boys, 20.01; girls, 15.7.

Total average daily attendance, 35.75. No visitors. Number of pupils neither absent nor tardy, 21. Pupils not absent for the month are Mildred Wilson, Fred Arkell, Orville Hintz, Nina Jaymes, Samuel Hanney, Walter Herman, Esther Oegerle, Legter Hanney, Vernon Steinford, James Auld, Violet Hanney, Willie Steppe, Paul Oegerle, Hubert Casper, Will uthi, Albert Steppe, Rsey Arkell, Ruth Luthi, Freida Luthi, Kenneth Steinford, Irvin Hanney, Gerald. Gerald Wilson was not absent.

Minnie diger, Albert Baer and Eidon Oegerle absent on account of illness. Pupils excellent in deportment are: Albert Baer, Mildred Wilson, Fred Arkell, Louie Luthi, Orville Hintz, Ethel Breen, Esther Oegerle, Mable Breen, Vernon Steinford, Mildred Steppe, let Hanney, Helen Auld, Gladys Breen, Freida Luthi, Annie Goggin, Esthet -Orrel Zieber, teacher. ANOTHER FINE NEW ELECTRIC. Mrs. J.

V. Humphrey Driving a New Ohio of the Latest Style. (From Monday's Daily,) One of the handsomest cars driven on the streets of the city is the new Obio electric that arrived Saturday for Mrs. J. V.

Humphrey, the gift of Mr. Humphrey. The Ohio people specialize in making cars to order, and a buyer can have the car trimmed in any color desired. This car is upholstered in grey whip cord and the curtains and drapes are of mulberry. The car is equipped with a heating radiator' and is comfortable in the coldest weather.

A special lighting system is also put on the Ohios, and when the driver opens the door in the evening the lights are turned on. The car is a four-passenger and was sold by the local agents, R. B. Fegan Co. Sharpless- Allison.

Richard Sharpless and Miss Pearl Allison, both of Clay Center, were married by Probate Judge Daniel Hurley at the court house on Saturday. Abilene Responded Liberally to the Call for Nouey. Abilene Chronicle: The meetings just closed cost the people of Abilene the neighborhood of $3,000, all of which was paid with a cheerful spirit characteristic of the Abilene peoole. The building cost about $800, the local expenses, including the Janitor, fuel and printing close to $200, and when the call came for money to recompense the evangelist, Dr. Ostrom, people responded with.

cheeks ranging from $100 to $10, which when figured up amounted to $1,800. Out of this the evangelist pays his singers, perhaps $50 per week each, his board and other expenses. The local expenses were paid for two weeks ago and no collection has been taken at the tabernacle in that time, save the final call for the evangelists. Mr. Nicolay, who furnished the lumber, takes it back at a depreciation of $2.50 on the thousand for all except what had been cut.

With the amount pledged by each church and taken in by donations and other methods it is expected they will have a neat little sum of several hundred dollars to be used at the discretion of the ministerial association. The number of converts and new additions to the different churches was not tabulated as is the custom. in some nieetings, but a local pastor said today that he believed the number would run close to three hundred. One church has had sixty-five additions since the revival began, and perhaps that many or more have been added, to the various churches that took part in the great meeting. Work began today at the tabernacle, returning the seats, taking off the roof and in a few days the whole building will be back at the yards or sold to different parties.

It has a great meeting and much has been accomplished by the united efforts of the churches. GAVE EVANGELIST $1,800. A PERMANENT ROAD SURVEY. Start on Highway From Kansas City to Topeka Is Made. Lawrence, Nov.

plans for the survey of the proposed hard face highway from Kansas City to Topeka have been made, and work has begun under the supervision of W. S. Gearhart, state engineer. The survey starts on the boundary line between Douglas and Leavenworth counties, and two surveying parties are proceeding in opposite directions from that point. One party, under the direction of R.

D. Coleman, is working eastward and will make Tonganoxie its headquarters. Harrison Broberg heads the other party, which is making its headquarters in Lawrence, and is working westward to the Shawnee county line. Each party is made up of four men. Mr.

Gearhart said he believed the work across Douglas county will require about three weeks. At the end of that time it is expected the Shaw- nee county road boosters will have everything in readiness to continue its survey to Topeka. The party which works toward the east will with the Wyandotte county after crossing the eastern boundary of Leavenworth county. "I am glad to get the actual work of the survey started," said Mr. Gearhart.

"This is a preliminary which is necessary to the actual building of a hard surface road with the aid of the funds which the government has de voted to that purpose." A SHORTAGE OF COAL CARS. A Coal Famine May be Near, Say State Officials. Topeka, Nov. an effort to relief the coal shortage in Kansas S. M.

Brewster today appealed to the state utilities commission for an order permitting the use of all possible cars for carrying coal. The application asks that all cars new used in the shipment of sand, brick and gravel be directed to the coal fields. A similar order will be asked of the Interstate Commerce Commission. The orders were asked to cover a period of two to three weeks. Records from seven large producing coal companies are presented to the state commission in the application.

They show that in one week the companies were short 478 cars. "Unless something is done to relieve the situation," said Mr. Brewster, "many favnilies, especially among the poor classes, will suffer in case of extreme coal weather. They have been unable to buy coal in advance, and now are hit by the high prices and the shortage." CARNEGIE MEDAL IS HERE. Carnegie Commission's Award to Frank Root Received.

(From Monday's Daily.) Frank Root yesterday received the medal recently awarded him by the Carnegie hero commission for saving the life of Frank Moske several years ago. The medal is of bronze and was east especially for Root. The award of $500 which goes with the medal will be made when Root decides how he wishes to invest it. A PRIZE OF $10 IN GOLD. The Home State Bank Offers Inducement to Boys and Girls, (From Monday's Daily.) The Home State bank of this city has a novel plan to encourage boys and girls, and even grown people, to start a savings fund this year at that bank.

A cash prize of $10 in gold will be given the boy or girl who gets the most people into a savings club at that bank. Read the special announcement in this issue of the paper. Wm. Larkin of Skiddy was in the city Saturday afternoon. J.

J. Donelon Concordia is a (business visitor in the city, Help Nature Do It Don't you see how she is working to get rid of your colds and catarrh? The effort continues all the time, but in hot you catch a fresh cold weather, day or so, add to the catarrh in your system, and soon it is chronic-systemic. Your digestion suffers, you have trouble with stomach and bowels. Get at the real disease. Clear up catarrh, and the other troubles will disappear.

Aid With Peruna Peruna is good tonic, with special efficacy in catarrhal conditions. Build up your resistance, and at the same time treat the catarrh. Supply, vigor, nature give with your body a chance to get well, and summer will not annoy you. The healthy man defies the weather. Peruna has helped make countless thouFRUN 44 sands Use Tablet convenient years.

it well form in for yourself. the is very last TO Jar THE PERUNA administration. CO. reguCOLUMBUS, ONIO HAS A CORNER ON EGGS. Chicaco Dealer Only Has 72,000,000 In Cold Storage.

Chicago, Nov. E. Wetz, a Chicago egg speculator, sometimes called "the egg king," said today he controls 72,000,000 eggs, which he purchased last April at an average price of 20 cents a dozen. Last. year, Wetz asserted, he lost speculating in eggs, and is now endeavoring to recoup.

ARGENTINE WHEAT TO U. S. Steamer Arrives at Galveston With Cargo of 180,000 Bushels. Galveston, Nov. 24.

The American steamer Ausable arrived here yesterday afternoon from Buenos Aires with 180,000 bushels of Argentine wheat aboard. Knipers reported several other steamers there loading wheat for American ports. ANOTHER HOSPITAL SHIP DOWN. Was Bound From, Saloniki to Malta With Wounded. London.

Nov. British hospital ship Bramear Castle of 6,282 tons gross, bound from Saloniki to Malta with wounded, has been mined or torpedoed in the Aegean sea, it was arnounced. All on board were saved. ELKS LODGE MEMORIAL SERVICE. Special Services December 3 for Departed Members.

The memorial services for the B. P. O. Elks lodge will be held on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2:30 o'clock in the lodge room at the Elks Club.

Weekly Market Letter. Kansas City Stock Yards, Nov. Last week's trade in killing cattle was fairly satisfactory, but stockers and feeders lost 15 to 40 cents. Receipts today dropped to 9,000 head, probably les: than half what the run would have been except for the embargo on shipments, out, put on pending outcome of investigation of suspected cases of foot and mouth disease in shipment of cattle received here from Nebraska last Wednesday. Killing grades sold strong to 15 higher today Hogs sold about steady, sheep and lambs steady.

In killing cattle buyers took everything solid, starting at the Exchange building and working in all directions into the cattle yards. Steers sold from $6.50 to cows, $5.50 to canners, $4.60 to $5.20. Several trainload lots of canner cows were offered. Packers seem to need large amounts of beef, and they have been short of canner material here for several weeks. A single packer brought in 55 carloads of canner cows from Chicago in the last three days to be killed here.

Shippers with cattle nearby seeking inside information today were told to have them here tomorrow or Wednesday, prospects favoring a good market for killing cattle those days. Cattle in the stockers and feeders class that arrived here from western Nebraska last Wednesday, showed symptoms of a disease resembling foot and mouth in some ways, and shipments out of Kansas City were stopped Saturday, till it is determined that the disease is not foot and mouth, probably Wednesday. Hog receipts were 10,000 head; market strong at the opening; top $9.90: late sales weak; bulk $9.40 to $9.85. The market shows intermittent strength, and all indications point to higher prices. Receipts are beginning to fall off, and with the immense existing demand for meats and pork product, stronger competition is sure to develop, which means higher prices.

Besides hog prices are inadequate, either compared with beef or lamb, or as based on prices listed in board of trade reports. Quality is improving, and weights were nine pounds heavier last week than two weeks ago. Funeral of Mrs. Willard Devinney. (From Tuesday's Dally.) Many from this city went out to the Humboldt Valley Presbyterian church this afternoon to attend the funeral services of Mrs.

Willard Devinney. of the Presbyterian church of this city, had charge of the services. The many beautiful floral offerings from the many friends showed in a measure the sympathy for the sorrowing families. The burial was in the cemetery at the church..

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