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Their Minds Made Up leaving the Court Roomi .'in the Jury Room Prayed Fervently on Bended Knees for Divine Guidance THE FIRST VERDICT WAS D EFFCTIVE DEGREE OF MURDER WAS OMITTED, The, Stern Words of the Judge in Sending the Defendant to - Death November 24. Doomed Man Broke Down in His Cell CHE STERFIELD COURTHOUSE, ept. s. uonry clay Beattle. jr., to night -was found guilty of murder In the first degree and was sentenced to be electrocuted at Richmond Novem ber 24. The Jury w-as out 5S minutes when it brought In Its first verdict II Jailed to specify the degree or guilt, nnd Judge Watson instructed the Jur. ors to leturn and reconsider the ver dict A few moments later the Jurors' again returned and the foreman an nounced that a vedict of murder in the first degree had been found. The penalty was electrocution. The de fenses counsel moved to set asldo the verdict on the ground that It wa contrary to the law, and the evidence and on account of misdirection by tho court, because of varlou3 rulings on evidence excepted to by the defense. The court overruled a motion for a 0f HENRY C. BEATTIE, JR. Young Richmond Resident Who Was Yesterday Found Guilty of Mur dering Hli Wife r.aw trial and slated that the trial had consisted almost entirely of questions of fact, no material question of law entering into the Jury's decision. The defense asked forty days to file a petition for a writ error to tho suprome court of appeals of Vir ginia. Attorney Wondenberg for the Mate asked that the defense be re stricted to within a few days of the meeting of the supreme court in No vember. The Judgp decided that in view of the expedition with which thfj l rial was heard, the defenses teque't was not unreasonable, and be granted a stay of execution for ninety day. After Judge Watson had sentenced Reattle to be electrocuted at Rich mond on November 24, the prisoner was asked if he had anything to say. He replied, "I hae nothing to say." To friends the prisoner stated that ho "had not yet lost hope. Court was adjourned at 7:22. PRAYED AGAINST ERROR. The Dramatic Manner in Which th Verdict Wes Found. Twelve7 VJrginlan, mostly farmers, knelt at dusk tonight In the obscuri ty of the small Jnry room of the Ches terfield CoHrthouse, and prayed fer vently that ihey might pass Judgment aright upon Henry Clay Beattle, Jr., indicted for the murder of his wife, arose from their knees and deliberated nearly an hour, then, silently one to one they recorded tho verdict of mlltv. After weighing carefully the mean ing of their decision, once more on bended knees, beseeching divine as- sistancc against possible error, at the end of 58 minutes the Jurors filed into the hushed, and crowded courtroom and with startling suddenness, twelve lolces. instead as usual, one that of tbe foreman, spoke the word guilty in cboms It was almost a shout. The prisoner sat with steady gaze. "Not Yet Lost." Tbe court of appeals will be asked to grant a writ error and a new trial. Yofng Beattle. cognizant of the le weapons yet at his aisponi, a c noi imrrpnder. Instead, he consoled hi brokenhearted father, and cowforted him as he whispered, "I am not lost yet. father. -"-'" . r.SK'iO Unuoual as was the tragedy, thejrow. El OF IHE Jurymen did not hesitate to tell their friends that they stood in Judgment not only upon the cold-blooded mur der but on Ileattio's matrimonial In fidelity as well. The Closing Argument Prosecutor Wendenberg concluded his address to the Jury a few minutes past 5 o'clock. A brief respite was given the Jury, and at 5:28 It began the consideration of the case. For fifty-eight minutes the Jurors were deep in consultation and prayer. They are men of simple life, who each morn ing during Uie trial sang hymns and strove to forget the story of dissipa tion as related on the witness stand. What was generally predicted was true, namely, that their minds were made up before they left the court room. The Sporting Page In the courtroom In the meantime sat Henry Clay Beattle, Jr the sport ing page of a newspaper spread out before him. But he did not read long, lie folded the paper and concealed his face In it. Then he raised his bead a moment and whispered a few words to his father and brother. It was nearly dark In the court room when th6 Jury returned. On every window sill rested a telegraph Instrument and an operator awaiting to "flash" the announcement of the verdict. The court asked the prisoner to rise. Calmly he stood up and waited. "Have you gentlemen agreed upon a verdict?"1 asked Judge Watson. "We have." said Foreman Burgess, and almost at tbe same Instant that, Judge Watson asked "What is your verdict?" all twelve men yelled, "guilty." The Jurors Forgot Unversed in the law and forms of a murder trial, the Jurymen had not specified what degree murder Asked what degree, the foreman simply an swered, "culltv as indicted " Tinder J tho Virginia practice, murder is pre i sumed to be second degree, unless j otherwise specified. It is Incumbent i on the Jury to fix the degree and the I court advised the Jurymen to confer t again Upon this point. I Accused's Attitude Seven minutes later they returned a verdict, "murder in the first degree.' The prisoner stood erect and motion less. His face, a yellowish green dur ing the day, was Immobile. His eye lids sagged but he did not blink. It was not a resentful expression, how ever, and when the court asked the prisoner if he had anything to say he replied: "I have nothing to say." He then sat down. A perfunctory motion for a new trial was made by counsel for the defense. The usual granting of permission to argue the point was denied, as Judge i Watson, in a stern voice, declared! that all the trial rulings of the court had been on comparatively unimpor tant details and could in no way have Influenced the verdict. A stay of execution was granted, however, In order to give counsel for defense an opportunity to apply for a writ of error when tbe court of ap peals meets in November. Words of Doom Judge Watson then, ordered the prisoner to stand for sentence. He first told how the young man had stained his own life and that of the community In which he lived by sor did acts. "When the trial first started," said the court, T hoped that Virginia might be cleared of a crime for which not only the state felt shame, but the whole country as welL I hoped that counsel would prove you inno cent, but the evidence has been over whelming. You have had a fair. Im partial trial and the Jury has done what it considers Its duty. Therefore jou have been convicted of murder in the first degree, and on November 24, between the hour of sunrise and sunset, yon must forfeit your life to the community. May God have mercy on your soul." Wept in His Cell A moment later, by the side of bis I father and his brother Douclas. Beat t)e walked In darkness toward his ceiL Tne crowa lingered and peered jnt0 tjje ceii, illuminated by a single ip 0a the bed nIg head ln ntg I hands, sat Beattle, his father and brother beside him. Jailer Cowglll ( tne carlous crowd away. and onJj. a few prisoners saw Beattle break down w ,n tna of h,B ,, j npiuccTnu uiwwfo PmNCBTON WINNER 1 P , - -- -- "-" "" , --..rV: championship at the intercollegiate tournament, and defeated Harvard to day. The singles rests between Har vard and Yale, to be decided tomor- MAY BE TODAY Colonel and His Bride Are to " Leave on a Week End Cruise A WILLINGCARPENTER NEW YORK. Sept. S. Col. John Jacob Astor, accompanied by his fi ancee. Miss Madeline Talmage FVjrce, and her father, sailed from here late this afternoon, in Col. Aster's yacht Norma, for what It Is announced will be another week-end cruise In Long Island sound. Statements made by Col. Astor Just before he embarked Indicate that the marriage will not take place within three or four days at least, and set at rest scores of rumors float today. The colonel denied tho report emphat ically, that the marriage had already occurred secretly In Connecticut. Ho denied also that the present voyage will be a cruise to Bermuda. It is only a fishing trip he said and he will return on Monday. There will be no marriage on the yacht either. ' Special dispatches from Newport tonight are definite in declaring that Astor will be married tomorrow at 10 o'clock at Bcechwood, the Aslor home. Immediately thereafter, the report says, tho colonel and his bride will leave on a cruise on the yacht Norma for southern waters, then go to Eu rope, and not return until next spring. Carpenter and "Joiner." PROVIDENCE, H. I.. Sept. 8. Ed win S. Straight, a retired Baptist min ister, but for years a follower of tho carpenter's trade, admitted hat he was approached by Richard E. Corn stock, a lawyer who had sounded sev eral preachers as to the willingness to marry Col. Astor. Straight said he was willing to per form a ceremony for "anybody with a license" and said that those who had refused the offer ot $1,000 to perform the ceremony for Astor, Were "foolish." MODEL TOWN'S MAYOR E Job Successfully Put Up on Uuet Executive or Gary, Ind. GARY, Ind., Sept. 8. Mayor-Thomas E. Knotts was arrested today on the charge ot accepting a bribe of 15,000 in connection with a heating franchise. He gave a $10,000 bond. Waller Gibson, councilman, was ar rested, charged with soliciting a ?500 bribe for the same franchise. T. E. Dean signed the warrants. Just after he left the ofUce of the executive with the franchise in his pocket. 'Before entering the office he was searched for proof that he had $5000 in his pockets. After he emerged with the franchise ho told the officers they would find tho money in a pigeon hole in the mayor's desk. Later four other city council men, city engineer W. A Williston, and son. and one alderman, were arrested on the charge of accenting and solic iting' bribes for heating franchise. Slayor Knott scouts tho bribery charge, and says that he can easily prove his lnnocense. A dictograph, is said to have been placed in Dean's room In the hotel, and one surreptl tousiy placed In the office of the mayor, is expected to be used In the prosecution of cases. Mayor Knott was arrested on May 1st on charges of embezzlement, Tnal feasance and perjury while In office, but the charges were dismissed. Dean says he gave Knott Jff.OOO and others $250 to $2,000 each. YOUTH FROM YUMA. Caught While Trying to Hold Up a Maryland Bank. LAUREL, Mr., Sept. 8. A masked man entered the Citizens' National Bank at noon today and demanded the money- lying ou the teller's desk. Cashier Walters, however, began fir ing, and the robber fled. He was captured later, and gave the name of Henry Jackson, aged 17, and said he came from Yuma, Ariz. Jackson said he thought It would be an eaty way to get a "stake." but when he saw thd cashier, he weakened and fled. He said he had beat his way cast. Tonight Jackson said his name was really John R. Morgan, and that his home was ln Mojave, CaL He declar ed that when be entered the bank be was determined to kill every man In It If necessary, but he lost his nerve at the sight ot the big gun in the hands ot the cashier. He was cap tured after a chase of two hours. MEETING OF COLONELS W. J. Bryan Was a Visitor at Outlook Office NEW YORK. Sept. 8. William . J. Bryan dropped in today at Colonel Theodore Roosevelt's editorial oSce. He spent some time with tho former president. After the visit Colonel Roosevelt said: "Mr. Bryan and I had quite a nlce visit. We had a general talk on Interesting subjects; that'a all." SEEMED GRAZY i? LONG AGO Those Who Favored Govern ment Ownership or Rigid Control of Public Utilities j : THEORY GROWS WITH INSURGENCY Government Operation of Transportation and Owner ship of Coal Mines Agitation By Victor Elliott.) WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 The old saying, "That times alter all things," is substantiated by the great amount of interest that Is being manifested, and the discussion that is arising from tno question of government owner-j ship and operation of public utilities.' It Is coming to be considered so con-1 stautly and so serlopsly that It no! longer excites comment. It has been, but a few years since a person advo-, eating such an idea was hooted at and ridiculed. Today it is entirely different. Some recognized leaders of! both the great political parties are J supporters of government ownership operation and development ot public utilities. So important has the ques tion become that It may be incorpora ted in the party platforms of the com ing campaign. Signs In Congress During tbe last two session's of congress bills have been introduced looking to government ownership of mines, railroads, express companies, steamship lines and other Industries classed as public servic concerns. These bills are no longer completely! Ignored by congress, but are serious ly considered. The consideration, which they have received in the past will not compare with the attention that they aro destined to receive. Much of the next session of congress will be occupied .with tbe settlement ot tbe question ot Alaska. Ex-President Roosevelt has stamp ed wUh his approval any measure to ward" restoring to government control the natural resources bt Al aska. He also is a fcellever In the idea of-government ownership and develop ment of transportation ln Alaska. The large Interests have already acquired a footing in the coal lands of the ter-l ritory and if the government Is toi sae them -it cannot delay. That the' government Intends to try and re tain control of the coal lands Is evi denced by the decision of the depart-, ment of tbe interior in the famous Cunningham case. By this decision, annulling the title of the holders of coal lands, extensive areas ln the rich est icrt!cns of the coal fields valued i at hundreds of millions of dollars re verted to the goernment. LaFollette Goes Farther Senator LaFollette of Wisconsin,' true to his name of "Fighting Bob," lias seized upon ex-President Rcoso-' velt's idea and has taken a step far ther in the same direction. He Intro-1 duced in tbe last session of congress and will again ln the next session re introduce his bill, promoting govern-) ment ownersnip and operation or pub lic utilities in Alaska. Senator La Follette Is perhaps the bitterest en emy that the great industrial corpora tions have ln the United States sen ate. He will leave no stone unturned to shut off this great avenue of wealth to them. The senator in a speech in the senate at the last session of con gress declared the vast wealth of Al aska belonged to the people ot the Uni ted States, and not to a few rich men who would try to combine their great wealth to gain control of Alaska, that they might grow more powerful and work greater hardships upon the people. It would bo criminal on the part of congress not to take steps to reserve these vast natural resources to the people. Polndexter's Plans The great northwest is intensely In terested ln what the government will do in the Alaskan question. Senator Poindexter of Washington, Is another member of congress who Is pressing a bill for the conservation of Alaskan resources In congress. His bill is along the same general lines as Sen ator LaFollette's, and only differs from it In minor details. Tbe bill provides that tho govern ment shall open- and operate a great coat mine to provide coal for the navy j that it shall take over and develop the railroads and that it shall own and operate a line of steamships to; Alaska. Another evidence of the magnl-j tune oi mis question ot government ownership and regulation of govern ment utilities has assumed is In tbe numerous plans advocated for gover nment ownership of all the transporta tion facilities across the Panama canal one. It is also proposed that vhe government own and operate a line of fast steamships to Panama. Sen ator Cummings ot Iowa is sponsor for this Idea. He wants all steamers In the Panama -canal trade in govern ment hands in order to assure that the route will never fall under domination of Interests allied with transcontinen-' tal railroads. In time, of war he would make tbe vessels of the govern ment fleet auxiliaries to the navy Senator Works of California, Is back ing a similar piece of legislation. Panama Precedent. Representative Norrls of Nebraska, has given particular attention to the NO THREE YEAR TERM UrtlUUU.LimUIltJLUrlH ASTOTENUREMUDDLE Only an Act of First Legisla ture Can Extend Terms Beyond One Year NO M0REREGISTRATI0N (Special.) PHOENIX, Ariz.. Sept. 8, Gover nor Sloan In a statement prepared to day takes Issue with the theory that unless the first legislature other pro vided, Arizona cannot hold Its second election until 1914, assuming that the president's proclamation does not issue until January of next year. He contends that the enabling act and the statute, construed together, makes an election nextjrear impera tive unless tho legislature takes con trary action. His opinion is quite long, quoting the law. Attorney General Wright, respond ing to the request of district attor neys, issued an opinion that there can fclo no legal re-registration for the coming election. Only those eligible to vote at the last election may vote'"i Z .Uw r,l ' 7 Th t,i. I " the system; to recognize tho fed- mis jear., . fl ON WOOL RATES Replying to Complaints Against Them Railroad Man Says They are Too Low CHICAGO, Sept. 8. Attempts to show that freight rates on wool from west of the Mississippi to eastern markets has materially increased since 189G, were made today before Interstate Commerce Commissioner Prouty, who is investigating the com plaints of shippers that rales are un reasonable. Attorney Victor Johnson, for the National Woot Growers' association, said that the rates have increased since 1S96. W, R. Allier. assistant general freight agent of tho 'Northern Pacific,, denies, that Ills. company has Increased-'itB' wool -rates. -sincel9C, but he said that the present taria was too low. He said that conditions In tho wool growing country warrant an increase. V W Houghton, freight traffic man- ager of the Santa Fe. testified tha' wool traffic was highly desirable from the carriers point of view. He sale that his road bad bandied 20,278 tons for tho year ended June 30, last, which was an Increase ot several thousand ions over the year previous. After former Governor Gooding, of Idaho, president of the National Wool Growers association, has testified to morrow, the hearing rwill adjourn to Albuquerque, Denver, Salt Lake, Phoe nix and Portland. IN ONE NEW STATE When New Mexico Takes Its "Share Little Will Be Left SANTA FE, N. M., Sept. 8. 'There are 33.7S3.C47 acres of public land sub ject to filing id New Mexico against 58,000,000 ten years ago, but after the state has selected its lands there will not be more than 25.000,000 acres left, and all the best lands have been selected," said Secretary W. D. Man ning of the New Mexico bureau of immigration today. 'Those who wish to file on a farm in Uncle Sam's domain would have to do so soon." The last fiscal year there were 9667 filings for 1.718,000 acres; 121,999 filings for 2,320,000 ln 190'J. This yar it is expected tbe filings will bo 20,000. Panama railroad and its functions. The F(ir.ama railroad is a corporation owned by the government. It has a:l the powers and the limitations of any other corporation, but the stock is owned by the government. It furnish es a good illustration of what a rail road can do to develop a community The corporation conducts the railroad, builds towns, operates streets, builds and runs hotels and hospitals, and has made sanitation on the canal no long er a theory. So gratifying have been the results of the experiments of the Panama rail road that Mr. Norrls thinks tbe Pan ama Railroad company a model for a government owned corporation to control Alaska's public utilities. He be lieves that a corporation with proper powers, and financed by the United States treasury, could take over the railroads now in exlsfenco in Alaska and build new ones as needed, could operate steamship lines, develop the mines, and sell their product, build and manage towns and industrial cen ters. Just as the Panama. Railroad does. There can be little doubt that a bit ter fight between the "interests" and tho men who want government owner ship of public utilities will be wsged in the next session of congress, elrcsothis hcn..hczoYJtonatot 7ionsc STRKE QUITE UNAVOIDABLE It Is Certain That Vice Presi dent Krutschnitt Will Not Yield a Point FEDERATED SHOPMEN ARE EQUALLY STUBBORN General Officers of Federation See Way By Which Col lision May Be Averted SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8. Offi cials ot the five craft unions com prised In the federated shopmen on the Harrlman lines will probably de termine definitely at a meeting to morrow what to do nbout. the refusal ' 1..1I.... Tn.ll.nknUl ..I... .M.U.. eration No one can be found here who be lieves that Kruttschnltt will recede one particle from the stand he has taken. It was also regarded tonight as almost certain that tbe men will not recede from their vote to author ize a strike, nor are they willing to temporize, either by proffering minor demands, or letting the question of recognition go over three months, or any other length of time. If there is any way to avert a col lision, tbe general officers of the fed eration tonight say they are not aware of it. Pressure for a strike. It is said. Is Insistent east ot tbe moun tains, but more insistent along tbe coast. Ready to Strike CHICAGO, Sept. 8. Aside from an announcement that the shopmen of the Illinois Central have been notified to bold themselves in readiness to strike, there were no developments in the railroad labor situation today. The union officials maintained that the Issuance of the order to -shopmen does not necessarily portend a strike. The officials said that as 'a walkout was a possibility they thought it best to Have the men in a state' ot prepared ness. Now that thd order has gone out, It is said that tho shops can bo rlnarwl Ifi n tovu ntmnnta 7 fii-. t,Ar nl.,i , m,iv t, th i heada nntU Sunday. I MR. FISHER SPEAKS OF He Touches Upon His Policy at a Seattle Banquet Last Night FAVORS LEASING SYSTEM SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. S. At a banquet tonight. Secretary Fisher of the Interior department forecasted some of the legislation he will recom mend for the amelioration of condi tions in Alaska. 'The government owes it to Alas ka," he said, "to light the rocks, shoals and channels, and to build roads and trails, especially in the in terior, and make a larger appropria tion for surveys In the interest ot the homesteader and mineral claimant "If any feel that Controller Bay is a more valuable harbor than another, I do not know it. I am not violating any confidence when I say that Con troller Bay is not the only possible harbor for the coal fields of Alaska, 'and Is far from being the best har bor. "I was seriously disappointed at what I saw of the Bering coal fields. Reports of their extent and character are grossly exaggerated. There is a serious -question as to the market for this coal. Concerning the coal claim ants. I shall strive for absolute Jus tice and the administration ot the law as it is. "My policy will be to open the coal fields as soon as it can be ddne. The first solution will be to restrict pri vate ownership. I shall waste no time on this remedy. The hands of the clock do not turn back. The day of such ownership is gone. Second, I favor leasing the lands, because it gives promise of greater returns to all concerned." HETTY GREEN . 1- 1 Flax: Condition, 68.4 per cent of ' LIMA. O.. Sept 8. For council a normal, compared with 7L0 per cent from the fourth ward, "Hetty Green." I on August 1. 48.3 per cent In" 1910 That is tho way it appears on the dem-, and 81.8 per cent the eight year a.ver ocratic ballots Tor the municipal elec-1 age. Indicated yield r-er acre 7 v Hon of fovember 8. The democrats .JUl U UW WOUU.WAVW . 14,(7 (HillWUCD, and a dozen or more names were writ ten in by tne voters. An official can vass disclosed that Hetty Green, pre sumably New York's famous woman financier-millionairess, bad two votes, while no other candidate had more than one. CROP REPORT AS PREDICTED The August Showing And Indi cations for Season Made Public Yesterday ALL CROPS BELOW- FIVE YEAR AVERAGE August Rains in the Corn Belt Prevented Further Fall ing Away in That ' Cereal WASHINGTON, Sept. 8. The crop report issued today by the department of agriculture does not indicate much Improvement in the condition ot crops over the country, thouch weathpr fnr August was generally favorable. Some improvement is shown In corn for tho month, though it is less than one .per cent ln aggregate. Wheat shows a falling off of 10 per cent in condition, compared .with the ten year aver age, and the ield per acre Is two bushels less than tho five year aver age. Oats also fell off in condition, and averago yield, as did tobacco, fla. and hay. Potatoes will be short crop. v per cent oeiow last year and 22 per cent below the five year average. Tho total production of the principal crops, as Indicated by the condition on September 1, as compared with last year follow: Crops 1J1 1910 Corn . . . 2,736,160,400 3,125,713,000 Spring wheat. . 203,418,600 231,399,000 All wheat . 656,762,400 695,433,000 Oats . . . 842.475,000' 1,126,756,000 Barley 142.871,000 162,227,00( Buckwheat 15,499,600 17,239,000 Potatoes . 259,324,000 338,811,O0 Tobacco . . 638,280,720 984.349,000 Flax .... 23,200.000 24,510,000 Rice . . . 22.632,000 24,510,000 Hay, tons . 46,888,530 60.798,1)00 Tho September crop report issued nt 2:15 p.m. today shows the condition on September 1 and the yield yer acre, as indicated shy the condition on that date, of the, principal farm crops ot the country, and 'tho preliminary es timate ot the total yield of hay as follows: Corn Conditions: 70.3 per cent, of normal, compared with 69.6' per cent, -on Aug. 1, 78.2 per cent, on Sept 1, 1910, and 79.3 per cent, tho ten year Sept 1 average. Indicated Meld per aero 23.C bushels, com pared with 27 4 bushels, the 1910 final yield, and 27.1 bushels, the average for the past five years. Spring Wheat; Condition 3C.7 per cent of a normal at tho time of har vest, compared with 59.8 per cent, on Aug. 1. 63.1 per cent, at tho time of harvest last year and 78.7 per cent, at the time of harvest for the past ten years. Indicated yield per acre 9 8 bushels, compared with 11.7 bushels, the 1910 final yield, and, 13.5 bushels, the average for tho past five years. All Wheat: Indicated yield per acre 12.6 bushels, compared with 14.1 bushels, the 1910 final yield, and 15.7 the averago yield for the past flvo years. Ooats: Conditions, 64.5 per cent ot a normal at time of harvest, compared with 65.7 per cent, 'on Aug. 1, 83.3 per cent at the time of harvest in 1910, and 79 5 per cent, the ten year aver age. Indicated yield jter acre 23.9 bushels, compared with 31:9 bushels, in 1910. and 2S.3 bushels, the averago yield for the past five years. Barley: Conditions, 65. 5 per cent, of a normal at time of harvest, com pared with 66.2 per cent, on Aug. 1, 69.8 per cent, at tho time of harvest ln 1910, and 83.0 per cent, the ten year average. Indicated yield per acre, 20.3 bushels, compared with 22.4 bushels, tho 1910 final yield, and 24.8 bushels, the averago yield for the past five years. Buckwheat: Condition!! 83.5 percent of a normal, compared with 82.9 per cent, on Aug. 1, 82.3 per cent, in 1910, and 87.1 per cent, the ten year aver age. Indicated yield per aero 74.2 bushels, compared with 20.9 bushels tho 1910 final yield, and 19.6 bushels, the average yield for the past flvo years. Potatoes: Condition, 59.8 per cent, ot a normal, compared with 62.3 per cent, on Aug. 1, 705 per cent, In 1910 and 78.9 per cent, tho ten year aver age. Indicated yield. per acre 74.2 bushels, compared with 94.4 bushels, the 1010 final yield, and 96,9 bushels, the average yield for the past flyo years. Tobacco: Conditions, 71.1 ner cent. tpf a normal, compaied with 68.0 per ceni, on aus. i, u.i per cent in I9it and 82.3 per cent, the ten year aver age. Indicated yield per ocra 714 1; pounds, compared with 797.8 pounds the 1910 final yield, and 826.0 pounds. . .v Biubc jjcu tut iue past uVQ 1 VAATO bushels, compared with. 4 S bushels the 1910 final yield, and 9.9 bushels, the average yield for the past four years. Rice: Condition 87.2 per cent, of a normal compared, with 3SJ5 per cent On Aug 1. S8.8 per cent. In 1910. and (Continued on page 3.) !i . J m ur '