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HEWS BRIEFLY TOLD INTELLIGENCE HERE GATHERED COVERS WIDE AREA. GREATER OR LESSER IMPORT Includes What Is Going On at Wash Ington and In Other Sections of the Country. WASHINGTON, A Mil adding 9,080 ncroa to Pike National forest In Colorndo. A joint resolution authorizing the president to wine the. regular army to war Htrongth. A bill creating an aviation flection In tho army signal corps with Blxty officers and 200 enlisted men. , A bill making It a misdemeanor to tisf the American flag or Its coat of arms or other Insignia as an adver tisement, tradomark or label. A Joint resolution authorizing the i president to Invite foreign nations to ' nend representatives to tho Interna tional Dry Farming congress nt I Wichita, Kns. 1 1 Tho cale of tho battleships Mlssls- clppl and Idaho for use In tho Greek j navy was consummated by tho dollv- 1 cry to Secretary Danlols of a check ' for $12,535,275.90. Secretary Daniels has announced tliat ho would advertlBO for bids for l the construction of two new battle- J hlpG on August 1. One of tho three s.iips In thld years construction pro gram will bo built at tho Drooklyn navy yard. A party Including members of tho congressional naval committees and their wives and Mrs. .losephus Dan iels left Washington aboard tho dis patch boat Dolphin for Qulncy, Mass., to attend tho launching of the new battleship Novada. Tho $200,000 appropriation for tho aid of the Salem lire sufferers, asked by President Wilson in a message to congress, was refused by tho houso appropriations committee Tho ma jority of tho committee contended that Massachusetts was ablo to tako caro of the situation. t After a. lively debate between tho Oklahoma and Mississippi delega tions tho limiBO rejected a senate amendment to tho Indian appropria tion bill which would permit tho Mis sissippi ChoctawH to present their claims for participation In tho tribal funds of tho Choctaw Indians of Ok lahoma. Tho Japaneso ambassador, VlRCount Chlnda, Introduced to President Wil son Major Gonoral Gijuchl Tanaka, a member of the Japaneso army gonoral Etaff, who has boon In Europe Inves tigating military establishments. Tho genornl Ib accompanied by Dr. S. Kin ngawa, a distinguished' authority on International law. President Wilson received a tele gram from tho Pan-IIcllonIc Union In America thanking him for tho salo of the battleships Idaho and Mississippi to Grecco. "Wo consldor tho trans action a great act of humanity In pro venting tho outbreak of a now war In tho near east," telegraphed the presi dent of tho union. Secretary Daniels announced that tho latest four new dreadnoughts, be ginning with No. 39, would bo named Arizona, California, Mississippi and Idaho. The lost two woro bo named In order that tho Btatps of Mississippi and Idaho might not loso their ships b causo of tho recent sale of two bat tlcstilps to Grcoco. Bonnie clerks woro busy preparing for the government printer bills which the senate disposed 6f In what Is be lieved to have been a record session in so far as tho amount of buslnuss trtpctcd was concerned. In a little nirre than three hours tho senate paFcd 122 mlscellanooun bills and resolutions. Among tho moro Im portant measures disposed of woro: DOMHOTIO. The statement of the Copper pro ducers' association for Juno shows an increase In stock on hand of 12,768,022 pounds, compared with tho previous month. All the volcanoes along tho Alaskan peninsula wost of Seward to tho Aliitlan Islands are In action, accord ing to a roport brought by Captain McMullcn of tho steamship Dlrlgo, which arrived from Dutch harbor. Powerful champions went to tho defense of tho industrial relations commission In tho sennto and de feated, 40 to 19, an appropriations eommittoo amendment to cut down to fCO.nnO tho $200,000 pmvlded for tho commission by tho liotibo In tho sun dry civil bill. American canoeists nro proparlng to defend the International cauoo trophy and somo cxcollent races aro promised at tho elimination trials to be hold In GraveBoud bay, July 17 and 18. United Stutos mints last year pro duced 180,021,871 coins. ' In Anrtl Hitft v.onvnn TTntfml Qtnfnfl mining companies paid out $7,418,033 In dividends. For tho enactment of laws to reduco the stato tax levy, a special session of tho Ohio legislature waB ordered by Governor Cox. Maintaining tho militia in the cop per country during the strike last winter cost tho state of Michigan, $405,000, It Is announced. Tho body of William Kenehan of Denver, who fell or jumped from tho steamer Ilolen Blair a week ago, was recovered near Huron Island. An official inspection of tho navy yard and naval prison at Portsmouth was made by Franklin D. Roosevelt, assistant sccrotaiy of tho navy. Major General Wood bado official farewell to Prosldent Wilson before loavlng tho Governor's islnnd to tako command of the department of tho east. Fred A. Busso, former mayor of Chi cago, and for years a woll known re publican politician, died at his home there. Ho had been sick for mnny weeks. Dr. Charles Francis Daxter, former ly a physician at tho penitentiary on Iilnckwell's Island, was sontencod to servo tho limit sentence of ono year In prison and fined $500 for selling morphine to prisoners. Ho pleaded guilty. Traveling nt tho rate of seventy eight miles an hour, Eddie Rlcken bacher drove his car to victory In tho threo hundred mllo nulomobilo race at Sioux City and captured $10,000 of tho $25,000 prize, $15,000 being dlvld cd among tho other contestants. A director of Kansas City Southern says: "We closed on June 30 tho best year In tho company's history. Gross earnings were approximately $10,980, 000, compared with $10,700,000 in 1913; not carnlngB wcro approximately $50, 000 larger than In 1913. A. DIotz, of Now York, a diamond morchant, and his son, ChurloB, have been indicted by a federal grand Jury nt New York on olovon counts as par ticipants In an alleged conspiracy to smuggle diamonds into tho United States. Diamonds valued at from $300,000 to $100,000 woro smuggled from Canada In 1911 and 1912, it is alleged. Federal legislation to bo substi tuted for tho "bluo sky" laws of tho various states, tho domination of prl vato . banks and tho discouragement of tho practlco of Issuing overdrafts woro expressed In resolutions adopt ed by tho National Association of Supervisors of Stato Banks nt tho closing session of their convention at Atlantic City. . Tho Norwegian colllor Storstad, which collided with tho steamship Empress of Ireland In May, with a loss of moro than 1,000 lives when tho Empress sank in tho St. Lawronco river, will bo sold at auction. Tho Storstad was seized aftor Its arrival at Montreal, In connection with the suit for $2,000,000 dnmages brought against Its owners by tho Canadian Paclllc railway company. A Chicago Jury awarded James B Wilson, former conductor on tho Bal timore & Ohio railroad, $75,000 for In juries rccolved after ho had boon forced to work sixty-eight hours out of seventy-two. Whllo switching n frolght enr to a sldo track at Penin sula, Pa., on tho third day he became oxhausted and fell between tho car and an onglno. His right arm was crushed and his splno badly Injured. FOREICN. Adolfo de la Lama, minister of fliianro, departed for Franco recently, presumably on n tluunclnl mission. A largo number of Moxlcans and French citizens will sail with tho minister for France. A world'n altitude record for an aeroplano carrying only tho aviator was mado at Johannlsthnl by the Ger man airman, Otto Llunekogel, who attained a holght of approximately 21,051 feet In his monoplane. In a boating nccldont on tho Grand river. Ontario, Thomas Garnet, a wealthy farmer, his two children and a maid, lost their llvos. Tho other oc cupant of tho boat, a farm hand, swam to tho shore and gavo tho alarm. Tho Berlin pollco arrested tho proa Idont nnd memherH of tho Servian Students' club and searched their rooms for evldenco of a pan-Servian conspiracy which was ulleged to in volvo Servians living In various towns of Germnny. Two hundred coal minora woro on tombed In tho Vlollo-Mnrlhayo col Hory, near Llcgo, Bolglum, whon tiro broko out. Two hundrod of tholr comrades escaped when tho alarm was glvou. Tho sick report from Vera Cruz for tho wook ending Juno 8 shows a slight Incroaso. Tho rato of 2.39 for army and marines of tho preceding week Increnacd to 2.47. Iiitostlnnl trou ble Is steadily decreasing and no further cascB of malaria have developed. F1III1 IS OVER RUIZ REPORTS HUERTA WILL ABDICATE. CARBAJAL MAY ASSUME LEAD Rumor Says Huerta Has Named Him as Provisional President of Mexico. Laredo. General Venustlano Car rnnzu, Interrogated by Huerta agent regarding the nccoptsince of Francis co Carbajal as provisional prosidonl of Mexico, ropilod ho would not re cognlzo Huerta or nnyone chosen i this way to succeed him, was roport ed from reliublo sources in Nuovc Laredo. Vera Cruz. To Bave his countrj from tho horrors of civil war and hifr capital from capture and perhapt fiom sack by a victorious army Gen oral Huerta intends to resign the pro visional presidency and leave Mexico. Unless something occurs to disar range tho present plans, Ruiz Ib con vinced that lighting between federals and constitutionalists Is over. This, ho said, was Indicated by tho evacua tion of Guadalajara. To Avoid Sacking Capital. Llko Porilrlo Diaz, who lied from his country in tho hope that his go ing might avert a long and costly "Avl war, Huerta, according to Huiz, has decided to yield to superiority in numbers. Both Huerta and General fllanquct, his minister of war, know that longer resistance was futile and would mean nothing more than the slaughter of thousands and perhaps tho sacking of the capital with per haps horrors perpetrated by a victori ous army joined by mad mobs from tho Blums of the city. Going to Thank A. B. C's. Llko Adolfo de la Lama, the Mexi can minister of finance, who arrived bore, also in flight for Europe, tho sub-secretary of foreign affairs pro Jessed still to maintain his connection with tho government He had been named, ho said, special ambassador to Argentina Brazil and Chile to convey to those countries tho thanks of tho Mexican republic for their efforts in tho mediation. Timber In Hands of a Few. Washington. Concentration of timber lands in tho United States In the hands of a few owners Is dis cussed nt length In the second and third parts of tho report' of the bu reau of corporations on tho lumber Industry, submitted to Presidont Wil son by Commissioner Davles. Two men hold 49 per cent of the timber in southwestern Washington, tho roport says; five men hold 3G per cent In western Oregon; bIx, have 70 per cent of northeastern California; ten have moro than half of tho red wood nroa, and In north central Idaho four holders havo 50 per cent. "Tho control of our standing timbber In n comparatively few enormous holdings, speculatively held far In ad vanco of qny uso thereof, nnd tho groat Increase In tho value of timber, resulting In part from such specula tive holding, nro underlying facts that will becomo moro and more Im portant elements In determining the prlco of lumber ns the supply of tim ber diminishes," says tho report. Demonstrations Allowed. Now ork. Frco speech was allow ed to anarchist and radical organiza tions In their demonstrations for their throo adherents killed In tho dyna mite oxploslon on July 1. No disturb ance resulted from tho voicing of rad ical views by speakers, who were groeted with cheers of approval by those wearing bands of red nnd black cropo and met by curiosity or Indif ference from tho larger number com posing tho crowd of several thousand persons drawn to Union Square, by announcement of tho demonstration. Fifth Plague Ictlm Is Strcken. Now Orleans. Ln. Another enso of bubonic pluguo, the Ilfth slnco tho dls oaso appeared two weeks ago. has been found by Dr. W. C. Itucker, as nlstant surgeon general of the United States honlth service. The victim, the first woman to bo stricken, Is a negro who waa employed ln a restaurant Within two blocks of where the first enso was found Approximately t.000 rats havo boon examined since tho first plague rnso without finding any signs of lufoctlon. Price of Oil Reduced. Now York. Tho Standard Oil com pany announced u 10-polnt reduction in refined petroleum, making ensos 10.9 cents; tanks. 4.0 nnd Standard white S.40 8.40 cents per gallon. Decide Against Funeral Parade. Now York. No nttempt will bo mado by anarchists to hold tho pro posed funeral parado In honor of tho men who woro killed In tho bomb ex plosion. It was Intended to hold tho parado In dellnnco of orders by tho mayor and pollco commissioner. Threw Officer tiff Ship. St, Catherines, Ont. A Canadian chief of pollco was thrown, ho nlloges, from the steamer Cadillac, an Ameri can vessel, to n canal bank, whon ho bonrded tho ship to serve a summons, NEBRASKA IN BRIEF. Tho Nebraska Bankers' association Is to meet In Omaha In convention September 1C to 17. Tho Harvard Community club Is planning for a fall festival. Commit tees havo been appointed to arrango a program. G. M. Prentice, retiring postmaster at Fairfield, has held tho office for nineteen years. Ho will be succeeded by A. G. Carey. Mrs. John Marmott dlud as tho re sult of Injuries sustained a month ago at Humboldt when she was thrown from a buggy in a runaway. Tho Beatrice city commissioners havo adopted an ordinance regulating street trafllc nnd Imposing restric tions upon drivers of motor vehicles. A story hour has been added to tho work of tho supervised public play grounds nt North Platte. Ml?e Mabel Dulco Is In charge of the new depart ment. Whont and oats yields in the vicin ity of Fairfield art large and the corn crop Is in good .condition. Potatoo3 aro running to tops and the yield will not be lurgo. The question of provldlnc a fivo mill levy for four years, for tho purpose of building a now court houso will be submitted to the voters of Lincoln county on August 18. Harvesting in tho vicinity of Har vard Is almost completed and the, yield has run from thirty to fortv bushels per acre. Tho corn and al falfa crops are In good condition. Citizens of North Platte have be como nroused over tho many fires of Incendiary origin that have occurred. All loiterers or night prowlers aro to bo given quick Justice from now on. The Fremont city council have ap proved tho contracts for tho new sewer extensions recently awarded by the board of public works. Tho Im provements will cost about $12,000. Contentions of the Calumet Baking Powder company with regard to tho legitimacy of tho uso of albumen in its product and tho water glass test in Its demonstration, were upheld by tho stato food commission. At a special election held at Bridge port tho three propositions submitted to tho voters were carried bv a larce majority. Bonds were voted for an, extension of the water mains, and lor a sower system. Sundny basoball was also legallzzed. A real reunion of former Nebras kans and Omahans will be held in Omaha during Ak-Sar-Ben week, Octo ber 5 to 10. Tho committee in charge expects to havo many former residents of the stato come homo Jurlng the week. Frank Aldrich of Lincoln, 18 years old. wli'ln rldintr hs innt0mVP t forty miles an hour, collided with a Burlington passenger Main just west of that city, and broke his neck and logs. He was thrown thirty feet by tho Impact. A ten days' schedule Is laid out for the farm demonstrators and university experts to cover tho country contigu ous to Crawford. A party of about fifteen arrived from Chariron. liotng met nbout five- miles north by citizens Of Crawford In nutos. Taylor filed a complaint in Justice Archer's court charging Tony Hilton, colored, with having shot Fred Lowe in Plnttsmouth on July 4. The pris oner was given a preliminary hearing and bound over to tho district court under bond of $1,000. Charles II. Chase, president of the Crawford Fruit nnd Produce company, was stricken with paralysis as ho waa preparing to retire. His whole right 3lde is affected. There is strong hope, however, of his complete recovery, as Mr. Chase has scarcely reached mid dle life. Tho second of the series of Market weeks, Inaugurated by Omaha busi ness men, will bo hold in Omaha dur ing August. Invitations will bo sent to dealers ln Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota, requesting them to visit Omaha and be the guests of the Jobbers nnd manufacturers during tho week. The name of the boy whoso body was taken from the Missouri river a mllo below the Northwestern railroad bridgo near Blair was James Bushus, jr., aged 8 years. Ho was drowned by his trlcyclo sliding into tho river at Sioux City on Sunday, Juno 21. His father, James Bushus, Identified the body. Whllo excavating for tho now Up land school building, Elmer Bunger found a lower jaw of mastoden amer loanus with ten teeth ranging in size from 2x2V.- inches to x inch. Tho bono crumbled up on removal from tho yollow clay ln which it was found, but the teeth nro in perfect condition. This Ib tho first specimen of tho kind found In this locality. Grant C. Brown, car foremnn for tho Rock Island at Fairbury has a force of forty-live men, Including car repairers and carpenters, engaged ln coopering cars for grain sorvice. Tho force is tho largest In tho history of tho company thero. Owln? to a short age of box cars, tho company is coop ering stock cars to haul grain. Now grain Is already being moved to the Kansas City markets. Arthur Warnor, a youth of about 16 years, was drowned in Medlclno river noar Stockvllle. He was in swimming with somo boye. Tho water Is high on account of recent rains nnd the current took him down. Hall county agricultural enthuslnsts nro Industriously boosting tho rountj fair. The county agricultural aocloty has Just boon organized. Prealdont L. C. Lnwson was In Lincoln last weok, Inspecting tho latest Improve ments on tho Stato Fair grounds. A number of these Innovations will bo used In the new buildings nt Grand Island. PREPARE FOR RUSH RAILWAY COMMISSION PLANNING TO MOVE CROP. NO GAR SHORTAGE THUS FAR Movement of Grain Will be Controlled Largely by Prevailing Price's, It Is Thought. Lincoln. Preparations for oversee ing the handling of the Immense crops that Nebraska farmers havo harvested Rnd aro yet to harvest, aro being mado by the stato railway commis sion. Cnr reports aro being carefully Bcrutlnized as they como Into tho com mission offices nt.d experts aro at work making comparisons with other years and gathering Information as to tho probable distribution that will have to bo made the present year. No calls have come to the commis sion thus far for car relief. But It will not be long before complaints nnd orders will be surfeiting commission affah-3. Tho body's activity in this regard Is to see that fair play prevails In railroad attitudes toward shippers, that cars aro kept on the move nnd that empty ear distribution Is kept up with demand. Prices of two or three weeks hence are looked to govern the movement almost entirely. If they hold up well there will likely bo a decided rush for the elevators and grain will begin to move in tremendous quantities. If the price falls off there will be much grain held. That will almost certainly moan a heavy movement In tho fall and during tho winter, and will come nt a time whon part of tho heavy corn crop will be In the process of move ment. It will burden the railroads down in that event more than for sev eral years. Wants Maneuvers at Ashland. Lincoln. Because Commander-in-Chief Morehead of the Nebraska Na tional guard believes expenditure of federal and state funds should go toward improvement of the Ashland rifle rango In Nebraska rather than Camp Dodge ln Iowa, he has ordered General Hall to uso all energy at his command to hold this year's maneuv er camp In this stato instead of ln Hawkeye territory. By so doing it la believed that some $42,000 that would pass needlessly out of Nebraska would be conserved here. The matter is still tho subject of discussion between General Hall and tho federal war department. -Nebras-knns ln Washington, Including Secre tary of Stato Bryan and Senator Hitchcock, will bo asked to further tho effort. If tho plan goes through, a company of regular army Infantry men, along with O) number of dotach ed regular army officers, will be sent to Ashland to participate with tho guardsmen In tho maneuvers. Reports of federal Inspection of MI companies of tho Nebraska guara were forwarded General Hall from Washington. The work of tho'guard Is complemented therein, the Omaha companies coming in for particularly favorable mention. Work to' Begin at Early Date. Lincoln. As a result of a confer ence between Thomas J. Majors and A. L. Caviness of the state normal board and J. II. Craddock of Omaha, architect, who will make plans for tho new building at tho Peru stato normal school, work will be begun as soon as possible. The building will cost $83,000. A levy of 85 per cent of a mill has been mado for the state normal schools by the legislature and the bonrd has apportioned tho amount and each institution will tako its turn ln having a building erected. Loss Shown In Forty-nine Counties. Lincoln. Tho increase of over $1,000,000 which was mado by the first thirty-eigat counties reporting to the secretary of tho Stato Board of Assessment has been cut down by tho last eleven so that thero Is a loss for tho forty-nlno counties of $S49,7C1. Douglas and Lancaster counties havo not yet reported and It is thought that the increaso In thoso counties will holp to bring tho valuation of the state up to somewhere near what It was last year. Complains of Charge. J. W. Shorthlll, secretary of tho Nebraska Fanners' Co-operatlvo Grain and Live Stock association of Hampton, hns filed a complaint with tho state railway commisBlon against tho South Omaha Stock Yards aseo elation, claiming that tho stock yards company makes yarding chargo of 8 conts on hogs whon but C cents Is charged by Kansas City and St. Joseph. Two Cents Per Mile Allowed. Lincoln. Because railroads of the stato In Bovornl Instances of competi tive rates bctweon common points havo been allowed to Incroaso to 2 conts flat per mile, dissatisfied citi zens are said to bo planning a legal attack on tho action of tho railway commission. The present stato of the 2-cont pas Fonger faro law, however, indicates that tho step would bo a hnrd one to accomplish. Tho law allows railroads to chargo not moro than 2 cents per mllo, henco they aro entitled to that. STATE TO PA ITS DEBTS. Treasurer George Issues Call for Out standing Warrants. Lincoln. Unusually largo remit tances by counties and tho uso ol the university building fund has on. nblcd Stato Treasurer Walter A. George to call ln all outstanding state warrants Issued up to July 1. At that tlmo there were $51g,910 of war rants registered and not paid for lack of funds. The date the call for war rants Is to be effective has not yet been announced. Whllo tho calling of these warrants practically wipes out tho state's floating debt, It Is. likely thnt the stnto treasurer wilt continue to register warrants for lack, of funds. The high mark In remit tances from counties has been reach' ed and from this tlmo on the reve nues of tho state will bo compara tively small. , Of tho $514,910 of warrants out otandlng tho last day of June, $100, 000 wero hold by tho state, having boon tnken up by tho use of univer sity building funds. This left over $400,000 of warrants ln tho hands of privato owners. During tho past ten days county treasurers remitted to tho state treasurer a total of $401,583, of which $235,509 was for tho general funds. Lancaster qounty sent in $101,833 and Douglas county paid $177,452. Tho treasury lacked $108,000 of available funds to call ln outstanding warrants, but $90,000 of university building funds Is now available. In. addition the treasurer received $18,009 in fees from different state officers. This still leaves $60,000 lacking for the purpose of cashing warrants issued up to July, but tho treasurer expects to receive that, amount from different sources before the call for warrants Is effective. The South Omaha Stock Yards com pany has appealed to the supreme court from a Judgment for $12,000 se cured in the Douglas county court by Joo Kudrna for permanent injuries re ceived whllo In the employ of the com pany. Kudrna alleged In his suit that ho was employed by the company tc drlve a team of horses hitched to a coal dump cart about the stock yards. That on this particular day ho had been given a team to drive which was. vicious and that they ran away with hlhi dragging him about the yards, severely and permanently Injuring him. Ho clnimed to havo an earning capacity of $50 a month and sued for $13,000 damages. The jury gave him. $12,000 and the company appeals. C. F. Steyart of Council Bluffs, sec retary of a farm and live stock com pany, has written to Secretary Henry Seymour of tho state board of assess ment for information in regard to taxes paid on his company's property March 12 of this year. As there wero no county officers and no records ln Arthur county he paid tho tax to th treasurer of McPherson county, a county to which Arthur was formerly attached. Now the treasurer of Ar thur county asks him to pay tho same tax to that county. It la understood Mr. Stewart will endeavor to get Mc pherson county to pay him back the amount of tho tax. Lincoln will not have a dairy in spector for tho coming year. Health, officer Spcalman had placed In the health office budget for the coming year a salary of $1,200 for a dairy in spector; but Commissioner King de cided that it could not be allowed. He said Health Officer Spcalman would hnve to try In some way to do this work. Tho health officer was given a raise of $50 a month last year and tho city pays for tho upkeep of his automobile. Mr. King said he thought the health officer could be using his automobile making trips over the county Inspecting dairies that Hupply Lincoln with milk The railway commission has an nounced the cancellation of the $23.80 car rate In lots of ton or moro cars that has prevailed for some time past on live stock shipments between Cen tral City and Lakeside. This Ib ono of tho last rates of this kind remain ing in the state. Shippers will now pay at the same rate on ono car as upon 100. The cancellation follows action of the Interstate commerce commission in allowing railroads of tho country to eliminate such rates from their traffic sheets. Tho governor of Kansas has asked Governor Morehead for the return to that state of J. H. McGlven under ar rest for the sale of booez and for es enping jail In the city of Topoka. Mc Glven Is being held in Omnha by tho chief of police. Tho requisition was granted. Tho Fidelity Insurance company of Omaha has filed articles of Incorpora tion with a capital stock of $100,000. Edward Mahcr, John G. Maher and Blako Maher of Nobraska and Nellie Maher of Chicago aro the Incorpora tors. The county commissioners have let tho contract for the construction of tho oast wing of tho now building for the county farm. It Is to bo thor oughly modorn In every particular and Is expected to last for all time. It will havo the Knhn system offlre prooftng, with black slato roof. There will be a smokeless boiler and a vacuum vapor heating system. Tho work on this wing is to bo completed by November 15. Tho contract for tho building is let to Henry A. Fricke for $9,880 and that for tho plumbing to G, II. Wentz for $1,945, r