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An unusual opportunity presents itself for you to save
money on your Xmas gifts this year and still obtain the
best styles, patterns, etc.
Men's Bath Robes
A gift that always pleases
$4.00 values now .. $2.25
$4.50 values now $3,00
$5.00 values now .. .$3.50
$6.00 values now ..». $4.25
Men's Smoking Jackets
A gift that is always
$5.00 values
$7.00 values
My Diamonds are bluer and
more brilliant than most
I have them from $150 to $300 a
carat arfej will mount them to suit
Bonaparte Couple Were Married
1856 and Lived Together
for Many Years.
BONAPARTE, Dec. 13.—Mrs. Nel
lie Jewell entertained over Sunday
Miss Kennedy of Altoona, Iowa, and
(Mars. Heaton of Liaxned, Kansas.
At a meeting of the Community
c-lirb "which was held on Tuesday aft
ernoon, it was decided that a com
munity Christmas tree should be
made this year and nicely decorated,
being placed at some convenient spot
in town and decorations made by
the ladies. Of course the men are to
foe called upon for incidentals such
as placing the tree in position, furn
ishing the money for treats, etc.
Good idea. It will help develop the
community spirit.
H. G. Donnely was in Chicago last
week attending a convention of those!
interested in the telephone business.
Mr. Donnely also attends the Iowa
state convention, which is usually
held in Des Moines, and thus keeps
up with the times in his line of busi
The alarm of fire wa£ sounded Sat
urday about 6 o'clock, a blaze having
been discovered just back of the
stqve In the Mrs. Schee millinery
store. A fire extinguisher from the
Horn baker & Batchelor store and a
few buckets of water soon stopped
the danger, and the fire department
and hose cart were on the scene
very promptly. Damage very slight.
Jas. Boal, of Ottumwa, was a busi
ness visitor heire Tuesday.
W. C. Page and son had a fine
audience Friday evening at the opera
house for their complimentary con
cert introducing the Aeolian Vocalion
to Bonaparte and vicinity. Invitations
had been made by mail and in the
Bonaparte Record. The concert was
given by Milded Noelke Schenck,
reader Clara "Webster Rapp, so
prano Carl Overholt, violin, and the
$10.00 values $6.00
$12.00 values $8.50
See the Large Showing of Xmas
Ties at 48c
Justice & Hoar
602-604 Main Street
Successors to Peterson Bros.
Aeolian Vocalion. The ocalion gave the fifty-year-old "little ones"
selections from the Marine band, jn faultless style. The school direc
.Madame Schuman-Heink, Prince tor was "Uncle" John Fitzgerald, who
orchestra, Henry Burr, Oscar Seagle, made a good talk, first to the pupils,
and other?. I tfrpn t0 '•the parents. Much of his
Miss Trilla Myers returned last talk would apply very nicely to the
week to her school work at Hampton, schools of today. Mrs. Vale, teacher,
Iqpva. after a several week's visit at pr^ldpd over her school very grac
her home here. ioiisly and mixed frequent wit and
Mrs. T. B. Carnahan returned last humor with her instruction. The
week from a several week's visit with church auditorium was well filled and
her daughter, Miss Ora, at Monmouth, the net proceeds were about $18,
Illinois. which was placed in the treasury of
Miss Bertha Meredith went to Keo-lfhe I.arties' Aid society.
kuk last week for a several week's Frank Candle and Miss Ina Miller,
visit with friends. two popular youn* people, who reside
Fred Watts of Rock Island, Illi- about two miles north of Bonaparte,
Hois, came Monday evening for a I were married at high noon on Tuee
visit here with his brother, Frank day, December 12. at the home of the
Watts, and with his many other
Lee Page returned a few days ago
groves it 25c at all druggists.
past summer and fall. He will visit
here during the winter with his fath
er, J. M. Page, and brothers, W. C.
and A. J. Page.
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Fitzgerald
celebrated their sixtieth wedding an
niversary last Thursday, December
7, 1916. They were married on that
date of the year 1856, on the farm on
Vernon prairie, iwthere the H. A.
Chipman family now reside. The
bride was Miss Eliza Story, who was
born and raised in Van Buren coun
ty. Mr. Fitzgerald was born In
Michigan, but came to Van Buren
county JuJy 4. 1837, at-the age of two
years, so both Mr. and Mrs. Fitzger
ald have been residents of Van Buren
county practically all their lives.
Two children, Mrs. Celia Robb and
Delbert J. Fitzgerald, two grandchil
dren, Miss Anna Robb and Ray C.
Fitzgerald, and a great-grandson,
Floyd Fitzgerald, are the immediate
family of this well known cotsple.
Mr. Fitzgerald was eighty-one on
April 20, while Mrs. Fitzgerald will
soon celebrate her seventy-eighth
Miss Jennie Rippon was a visitor
with Keokuk friends last week.
Robert Weiher has sold a half In
terest in Riverside garage at Bona
parte, to Mr. Fisher, of Salem, who
is now employed here and making'
Bonaparte his borne.
W. J). McOormick of Farmington,
was a Bonaparte business visitor
The Clover Leaf dub had a party
Wednesday of iaM week to celebrate
the birthday anniversary Sf Mrs. C.,
B. Ray.
T. O. Abernathy of Los Angeles,
California, who was called here a
few weeks ago by the sudden death
of his father, John Abernathy, re
turned to his home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Oresap have
gone to Chicago for a several week's
visit with their daughter, Mrs. O. G.,
Corns and family.
evenlng. Illustrating a school of fifty
years ago, giving an imitation of
/what a school might have been in
the early days. The first class called
was A, B, C, class of two pupils. Miss
W. S. Blackford was a business
visitor in De? Moines last week.
J. V. Linley of Leon, Iowa, and his
as-sistant. Mr. Getty, of Boone, are
making an examination of the books
of the Van Buren county officials, many obviously seeks to place upon
and began with the office of treasurer. the allies—be turned upon the central
Mrs. Julia B. Vale and her Sunday powers.
school class had an entertainment atj Among numerous interviews with
the Presbyterian tihurch Thursday public men, gathered by the London
Mary Hornbaker and Jerome Long
next class called was a reading class
of about a dozen members,, each of
whom had a different kind of a book.
The geograWiy class sang the states,
capitols and rivers on which they
wptp located. After these, there was
a literary program consisting of reci
tations, dialogues and songs, which
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W.
Miller. Both have a host of friends
and relatives who extend eorigratula-
from Wyoming, where he has been tions and pood wishes for a long and
employed on a large ranch during the happy future.
I Flour Goes Tumbling.
[United Press leased Wire Service 1
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Dec. 13
I Flour prices went tumbling in Min-
T* I neapolis today as a result of yester-
Absolutely Kemoves days sensational decline In wheat.
a Prices were off 20 to 60 cents a bar-
Indlge stl on. One package I
the big millers announced. It
8laah In nour in
(Continued from pace
They must refuse with equal firmness
to talk about an armistice until the
lands which the enemy has over run
are restored and compensated. They I
must renew the enunciation of their
peace terms laid down once for all in
Asquith's Guild hall speech and they
must redouble their efforts to force
these terms upon the accomplices.
There can be no compromise and no
talk of a drawn war where the very
principles of public right are at stake."
The Mail characterizes the peace
proposals as Von Bethmann-Mollweg's
"impudentvpeace trick."
"The aJlffes," t£e editorial said, "will
not be caught by this white Whisker
ed 'device!" They know that peace
with a nation of tigers and murderers
and statemen who regard all treaties
as scraps of paper, would not be
The Daily News declares that "not
too much attention be paid to the
chancellor's arrogant invitation," but
holds the allies must not make the
blunder of refusing to enter into ne
gotiations, in view of Germany's
astute move.
Already Answered.
[By Ed. L. Keen, United Press Staff
LONDON, Dec. 13.—The British
people have already answered Ger
many's offer of peace—"no, not on
such a basis as proposed."
That answer was perfectly a^par
*ent today. It was reflected not only
in the newspaper comment, but In
expressions from the people on the
The ration looks to Lloyd-George
next Tuesday to frame this answer.
It cannot be a direct reply, since it
is hardly expected England's con
sultation with her allies over what
farm the diplomatic answer shall be,
can be constructed that soon. But
Saturday will be Lloyd-George's first
appearance as premier before the
house of commons, and before news
of Germany's proposal came, he had
been announced as ready to outline
on that date, the aims and purposes
of the new cabinet.
Press and public alike look to
Lloyd-George on this occasion to voice
the nation's rejection of any peace
which is based on Germany's idea of
her victory.
Germany's peace terms, as given
out by a German embassy official in
Washington, were generally regarded
as preposterous and unworthy of ser
ious consideration here.
Lloyd-George's telegram to. Premier
Briand of France, together with the
former's recent interview granted
the United Press, portions of which
were liberally reproduced in the Brit
ish press today, were considered in
dicative of Britain's .attitude -toward
Von Bethmann-Hollweg.
The only keynote of difference ob
servable in editoral comment today
was whether the allies, in their re
ply to the German' note should set
forth therein their own -terms upon
which peace discussion would he con-
Bidered. If the practical unanimity there were no larger fighting actions
of opinion of the press and public
means anything, the reply will be re
Press comment ranged today all the
way from the Daily Mail's suggestion
that Von Bethmann-Hollweg is "no
.more entitled to the courtesy of a
reply "than an armed burglar in a
private house," to that made by the
Manchester Guardian that 'negotia
tions should at least go as far as to
ascertain Germany's exact terms.
A number of newspapers point out
the desirability in view of the manner
in which Germany made her offer
that the allies in replying clearly
injinciaie their own aims in the war
for the benefit of the world's opin
ion that the terms on wfrich the al
lies are willing to enter peace ne
gotiations be. clearly set forth. Such
comment holds that only in this way
can responsibility for the continuance
of the war—which responsibility Ger-
prees, there is only one advocating ac
ceptance of Germany's proposition
and immediate entrance into negotia
tions. That is the opinion voiced by
PMHp S»owl«m. tte.xwlrn
pacifist, who considers that the al
lies ^rill incur an awful responsibility
if they decline. It is at least their
duty, he holds to see whether the
"German proposals contain the pos
sibility of ending the war on condi
tions, reasonable and as far as pos
sible satisfactory to everybody.
There was considerable opinion
gave, .that the note was merely a "clever
Call it a Trap.
PAiRIS, Dec. 13.—French newspa
pers regard the German peace pro
posals as having been mafle for effect
and strongly lytMy the public's be
Iief-that France and her allies should
not respond to such a German "trap."
Le Matin dismisses the proposals
as pure talk, points out that they con
tain no specific propositions on which
to base negotiations and holds the said the United Press informant and
note is simply a reiteration of Ger- he doubted that this will be possible
many's constant plea that she did not at this time
desire fhe war, wishing only to pro
tect her rights.
(Continued from page 1
largely responsible tar the general in-
crease of about 500 stocks handled by proposals will give food for thought
which tt
the New York stock exchange. From
1.200 our lists have been raised, to 1,
700. New York undoubtedly will re
tain most of this new stock business
after the war. In fact, we expect to
im it increase, and this city to remain
Better Gifts for Less Money
Larger Assortment!
$17.50 Watchesv
f, "Is
permanently the financial center of the
At least a- third" of the stock ex
change trading is straight investment,
Van Antwerp declared. As for the
speculation, he said, the stock ex
worth "the paper and ink, so long as'change is exerting eyery effort to keep
Germany has riot been properly and the market free of' manipulation and
decisively beaten. No peace with her
can be more than a truce which she
would violate at the first moment, it
served her purpose. It would not
save us money or effort for,we would
still have to spend every available
penny on munition and equipment In
preparation for Germany's treacher
ous blow. It would be better and
cheaper by far to fight on."
that every safeguard the governors
can conceive has been thrown about
.the trading.
"The vety Immensity of the business
now being done," he said, "may be ex
pected to bring on a call for congres
sional investigation," whether it does
or not the stock exchange intends to
keep its record clean." Wm. Shearar,
manager of the New York 'clearing
house can testify to the prevalence of
the speculation baci.'li.
"Some gambler*.up in New England"- -Pe^od of^the crop^ movement,
he protested indignantly today, "are
running a pool based On the clearing
house figures. They offered me a
"split" on the profits—$60 or so a week
•—if I would sup them the figures in
advance Qf the public announcement."
Shearers official statement on the
banks in the clearing house at the
close of last week's business showed
the banks to be carrying $73,790,840
more reserve than required by law. It
showed also that the total reserve then
in the banks Vaults $347,726,000, was in
actual hard money.
(Continued from page. 1)
Yalomita river and a grain toward
The Russian offensive In the Car
pathians was still on, apparently.
Berlin reported heavy losses In re
pulse of attacks there, with the fight
ing continuing.
Paris contributed details of "spirit
ed fighting" north of Mon&stir, and
checking by artillery and machine
•gun fire of Bulgarian counter attack.
In the west, 'Berlin told of tempor
ary livening of artillery fire and night
patrol clashes, but no "larger fight
ing actions."
Contraband Captured.
BERLIN, (via Sayville wireless)
Dec. 13.—"On the night of December
9, German sea forces in Flanders
undertook an advance into Soofden
and slopped the Dutch steamer Cale
donian and the steamer Risan
Parda," said a press bureau state
ment today.
"Both were loaded with contraband,
enroute for England, and were
brought Into port."
No Large Fighting.
BERLIN, (via Sayville wireless)
Dec. 13.—In addition to artillery fir
ing in the Sompie and Meuse sec
tors, which was temporarily more'
lively, and nightly patrol clashes,
on the western front, today's official
statement said.
In the Carpathians.
BERLIN, (via Sayville) Dec. 13.—
Successful patrol engagements Were
reported in today's official statement
detailing e,vents on the Carpathian
front. On the Transylvanian front,
the statement reported repulse by
Austro-Hungarian troops, of Russian
attacks in the Gyergye mountains
and on both sides of the Trotusul
valley. Reconnoitering detachments
following the retreating enemy stated
that there was .considerable hostile
(Continued from page 1.
national agreement could' make them
"stick" and at this.time they feel it is
doubtful if SUCIL a\guaranty could be
The reasons for desiring a world
guaranty are these:
Germany would be well pleased te
return to the status she had territor
ily before the war, but In addition she
terms impose a hardship upon Russia
because she wants a .buffer between
that great nation ana her eastern
boundary, dut such terms could not
be attained, probably.
Hence, right on that point the need
of a world guaranty of peace would
Belgium would be restpred but at a
terrible sacrifice. There wpuld be no
Teutonic trick" far the purpose of restitution for^the ravpges of war, un
starting discussion among the allies
and possibly thus to create dissen
less perhaps, Germany should buy at
an enormous rate the Belgian Congo
as a restitution measure.
Belgium's fate in the present war,
officials think, makes the Idea of a
world guaranty of peace even morp
essential than perhaps do the questions
of a possible threat of Russia overrun
ning the German empire.
While the Administration feels cer
tain that England w| not now ac
cept Germany's proPtsals as out
lined, it attaches great importance to
the fact that these proposals may
form the "entering wedge" for peace
or peace parleys.
A state department official pointed
out that whatever may happen the
and a basis upon which to deduce
later proposals or terms of settle
Inasmuch as this officially starts
the ball rolling, it is' considered a
vital proDosition though apparently
Long Commission Co. Grain Letter.
[{Furnished by Long. Commission Co.]
OWTOAGO, Dec. 15.—Wheat—Ir
regularity marked the co'urse of the
wheat market, the majority of the
trade being uncertain as to political
conditions abroad, which are the rul
ing factor at present. -The active de
livery covered a range of four cents
and aroundPtnid-day, made a new low
level on the present down turn. While
a desire for peace is generally ex
pressed, it is not anticipated by the
majority of the public. The outcome
of pre&nt negotiations can not be
forseen, beyond that they will be a
very unsettling factor in the grain
market for some time. The one thing
that is certain is that traders should
observe the greatest caution under
present conditions.
Corn—The presence of buying or
ders that were credited to export ao
count" held corn comparatively steady.
The bulk of the trade was around last
night's closing level. The holding
tendency of farmers has combined
witl^ the car shortage to create a
string position in cash corn, but the
pfices are too high to warrant invest
ment in future deliveries at this
Oat&—Oats suffered from further
liquidation early today, but the mar
ket recovered most of the early de
cline. There was a good demand for
the spot article and local receipts
were small. The sale of 50,000 bush
els was reported at the seaboard yes
terday, and further business was un
der way today.
Chicago Estimates for Tomorrow.
[Furnished by Long Commission Co.,
403 Main. Telephone No. 350-351.]
Hogs, 56,000: cattle, 7,000 sheep,
leiOOO wheat, 49 iorn, 283 oats, 111.
Liverpool Close.
Wheat, 1 lower to 1 up
steady, lower. ...
Wheat and flour, 516,000 corn, 3,
000 oats,-297,000.
Northwest Wheat Receipts.
Minneapolis, 372 cars Duluth, 123
*Cars Winnipeg, 761 cars.
Chicago Cash Grain.
CHICAGO, Dec. 13.—-Wheat—No. 3
red, $1.60% @1.61.
Corn—No. 2 yellow, 90® 91c No. 3
yellow, [email protected]%c No. 4 .yellow, 87%
@89%c No. 5 yellow, 87%@88c No.
3 white, [email protected]%c No. 4 white,
88%c No. 6 white, [email protected]%c No. 2
mixed, 89%c No. 3 mixed, 89§90%c
No. 4 mixed, 87%@8?%c No. 5
mixed, 85%@87%c.
Oats—No. 3 white, 50%@51%c No.
4 white, 50%@50%c standard, il'g)
Kansas City Cash Grain.
[Furnished by Long Commission Co.]
KANSAS CITY, Dec. 13—Wheat
No. 2 hard, new, $1.66%@1.70 No.
3 hard, new, [email protected] No. 4 hard,
new, [email protected] No. 2 red, ne^t,
$1.64 @1.66% No. 3 red, new, $1.62
.#5 No. 4 red, new, [email protected]
Corn—No. 2, [email protected]%» No. 3, 86%
@87c No. 2 yellow, [email protected]%c No.
3 yellow, ti7c No. 2 white, [email protected]%c
No. 3 white, 86%@88c.
Oats—rNo. 2, 53%@54%c No. 3,
52%@53%c No. 2 white, [email protected]%c
No. 3 white, [email protected]%c.
St. Louis Cash Grain.
[Furnished by Long Commission Co.j
ST. LOUIS, Mo., T)ec." 13.—Wheat—
No. 2 red, new, $1.7531.78 No. 3
red, new, [email protected] No. 2 hard, Ola,
[email protected]%.
Corn—No. 2, 89%c No. 3, 88%@
88%c:-No. 3 yellow, 87%@88%c No.
3 white, 89c.
Oats—No. 2, 53c No. 3, 62%c
standard, 54% No. 3 white, 53%
54c No. 4 white, 52 %c.
Late Market Quotations
earcAflo, D&e. is.—
WHEAT— Open.
Dec. 1.56
May ........... 1.65%-1.67
July .......... 1.43-1.44^
Dec 49
/May 62%-53
July i. ,60%-%" ..
Jan. 13.80
May .. 14.10
destined to fail for the moment. victory is no longer doubtful," said
Colon*} House, the president's per- Emperor Karl, of Austria-Hungary In
sonal adviser, is with him today, help- 'his proclamation to Austro-Hungarian
troops notifying thenr that/ he had
ing him with his knowledge concern
ing peace thoughts In Europe glean
ed from Journeyings as Wilson's pri
vate envoy. He will play a large
part In the final determination.
Meantime others close to the presi
dent are anxious that he take a big,
firm stand for peace, backing Ger
many's idea—not as Germany's idea
—but as a means to stop a monstrous
The idea of such a part has been ])ring about an honorable peace,
presented frequently to the president-, /"j ipray that the Almighty may be
Up to now he has only Bad the role
under consideration.
Early this forenoon the official text
of the German peace proposals had
not arrived nt the state department.
On the third point—Chat of no stam
pede—the administration will not be
forced into any ridiculous position.
It feels that it should know something
of what the allies wish and are will
ing to do, before making any kind of
suggestion or, offers of its own.
Press by a 'German embassy official
England and her associates are not
in a position to accept or reject
They have merely the opportunity
to discuss peace as offered by the
Germany has aspirations in Asia identical notes addressed by Germany
Minor. That is why she leaves the set
tlement of Balkan problems to the
peace conference. AH her terms sug
gest the need of a world guaranty.
to her enemies.
(Continued from page 1.)
communicate the text to London,
Petrograd, Paris and Rumania the
Spanish ambassador beiixg-vreqiieeted
to transmit ft to Belgium and Portu
gal, and the Swiss ambassador to
The Tageblatt today cautiously says
that every one should support the
move with ftidl_ power, since it is per
haps the first step toward peace.
The Vosaiche Zeltung explains that
neutral nations in this instance do
not act as mediators, but merely as
carriers of the proposal.
Austrian Monarch's Proclamation.
AMSTERDAM, Dec. 13.—"The final
PEORIA, 111., Dec. 13.—Corn—Mar
Ket %c lower, %c higher. No. 2 yel
low, 89c No. 3 yellow, 88%@89c
No. 4 yellow, 86%@87c No. 5 JfelftJ^r,
85c No. 3 mixed, 88c No. 4 mixed,
86%c No. 6 mixed, 83c.
Oats—Market [email protected]%c lower. No. 3
white, [email protected]%c.
Chicago Live Stock—Close.
[Furnished by Long Commission Co.]
CHICAGO, Dec. 13.—Hog receipts
70,000 market slow, 10c lower.
.Mixed and. butchers, [email protected] 00:
good heavy, [email protected] rough
heavy, [email protected] light, [email protected]
Cattle receipts 27,000 market 10c
lower top $12.50.
Sheep receipts 24,000 market
steady, 10c lower? top $9.60. Lamba,
top $13.25.
Chicago Live Stock.
•CHICAGO, Dec. 13.—Hog* receipts
6,700 market'dull, 15c lower. Mixed
and butcher^, $9.25 @10.00. good
heavy, $®[email protected] rough-heavy, $9.45
@9.60 light, [email protected] pigs, $7.00®
Cattle receipts 20,000 market [email protected]
15c lower. Beeves, [email protected]
cows and heifers, $3.75 @10.10 stock
ers and feeders, [email protected] Texans,
$7.75® 9.10 calves, $9.25^012.50
westerns, [email protected]
Sheep receipts 24,000 market
steady, strong. Native, [email protected]
western, [email protected] lambs, [email protected]
13.25 western, [email protected]
St. Louis Live Stock.
BAST ST. LOUIS, Deo. 13.—Cattle
receipts 6,500 market steady. Texas
receipts 500 native beef steers, $7.50
@12.60 yearling steers and heifers,
[email protected] cows, $5.5)@8,00 Btock
ers and feeders, [email protected] calves,
[email protected] rTexas steers, [email protected]
8.00 cows and heifers, [email protected]
Hog receipts 14,500 market 10c
lower, Mixed »nd*"butc!hers, [email protected]
10.10 good to heavy,_ $10.00®
rough, $9.25 9.50 light, [email protected]
10.00 bulk, [email protected] pigs, [email protected]
Sheep receipts 1,500 market steady
EJwes, $6.00®8.75 yearlings, [email protected]
11.00 lambs, [email protected] 13.25.
Omaha Live Stock.
OMAHA, Dec. 13.—Cattle, receipts
7.200 market 10c lower. Steers, $« 50
@11.50 cows and heifers,
7.65 stockers and feeders, $5.75®
8.75 calves, $8.00®
11.00 bulls and
st»gs, [email protected]
Hog receipts 16,600 market [email protected]
15c lower. Bulk, [email protected] top,
Shepp receipts 15,000 market slow,
lower. Yearlings, [email protected] weth
ers, $8.75®9.25: lambs, [email protected]
ewes, [email protected]
Kansas City Live 8tock.
KANSAS CITY, Dec. 13.—Cattle re
ceipts 7,500 market steady, 10c
gtow Hia
lower. Steers, [email protected] Cows 1,985,552 bales after August 15
the statement, as received from Vien
na today, follows:
"With Ood's gracious assistance and
the royal allies bravery and endurance,
we have created a situation whereby
the final victory is no longer doubtful.
In an endeavor to give back to the
people the blessings of peace, I and my
illustrious allies have attempted to
blessing on this step, but-I
am convinced you will continue to fight
witb the heroism you have in the past,
until peace is concluded or the enemy
crushingly beaten."
(Continued from 'page L*
Thus far. officials point out, Oeor- who have set Europe on fire and
many has made nf official offer of their dastardly stroke having failed
general settlement terms other than would seek a truce to prepare for
the outline presented to the United new aggression.
New York Staats Zeitung—With
victory ensconced on her standards,
Germany can well advertise to the
world the terms upon which she Is
prepared to deliver peace to It.
Oscar Strauss, former ambassador
to Turkey, today declared the impor
tant point at issue is what kind of
peace is to be maintained after -he
present war is over. The president
of Princeton characterized tbe terms
as unsatisfactory and likely to result
in another war. Henry Clews, bank
er, declared his belief that the pro
posal means eventual p^jkee while
Lewis L. Clark, president of Ameri
can bank, thought tbe allietf would
not accept ths proposals.
Must Move Cautiously.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13.—Pres
ident "Wilson must be cautious before
he makes advances as the result of
Germany's peace offer, according to said ne oeneves _v
wedne^ay DEC.13
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^lvea S
Hog receipts 15,000 mark*
lower. Bulk, [email protected]
[email protected] medium, $g finest
light, [email protected]
Sheep receipts 5,000:
strong, 10c higher. Lambs Jm3
13.10 ewes, [email protected] "etf
[email protected]
Chicago Produce
CHICAGO. Dec. 13,-ButterU
tras, ,37c firsts, 35%@36c
extys. [email protected] dairy firsts.'
firsts, [email protected]%
firsts, [email protected]
Cheese—Twins, [email protected]%c- Yo
Americas, 2P%@24c.
Potatoes—Receipts 25 cars- f«!
westerns, SI.55®.165 Wiscomii
and Minnesotas, $1,[email protected]
Live poultry Fowls,' 130-i7,|
ducks, [email protected]%c geese, [email protected]
spring chickens, 17%c turkeys, 22r|
New York Produce.
'NEW YORK, Dec. 13.—Flour
Mess, $31,501
ket unsettled, weak.
Pork market firm.
Middle na
Lard market stronger.
spot. [email protected]
Sugar, raw, market weak. Ce
gal test, $6.52 Muscavado 89
Sugar, refined, market doll.
loaf, $8.35 crushed, $8.20 powde
$7.30 granulated, $7,000)7.25.
Coffee Rio No. 7 on spot, 9%c.
Tallow market firm. City, lie
country, ll%@ll%c special, ll%c.
Hay market steady. Prime, $1.0!
No. 3, 80® 85c clover, 65® 90c.
Dressed poultry market quiet
keys, [email protected] chickens, [email protected]
fowls, l3'@21c ducks, [email protected]
Live poultry market firm. Ge
[email protected] ducks, 15 @16c fowls, 16{
i9c turkeys, [email protected] roosters, Hftc
chickens. [email protected]
Cheese market easy. State
common 'to special, 20%@25c skhu|
common to specials, [email protected]
Butler market firm. Receipts 7,!
Creamery extras, 38%c dairy tub
30®38%c imitation creamery
Egg market firmer. Receipts 3,815.1
-Nearby white fancy, 58 60c nearby|
•mixed fancy, [email protected] fresh, [email protected]
Cotton Report.
[United 'Press Leased Wire Serrtoe.ll
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13.—The 4*|
partment of commerce today annoant-l
ed The exports of cotton during the!
week ending December 9 at th«J
twelve principal customs district*!
totaled 146,611 bales, making a toUll
since August 1, of approximately 2,1
715,265 bales. Exports for correspond!
ing periods in the preceding year!
were *8,581 bales for the week udl
Fine Line of Rump's Leather
Bags^uid Novelties
14K Solid Gold Diamond
Rings, $10, $15 and $28
lamlty owing to a misstep if GennMy'j
peace proposals should not materwij
He believes the German offer thoi-j
oughly frank and sincere.
(Continued from page 1)
other hardships which they are a 1
"I .hope the neutral coimtnes I
not think we are
we refuse this peace
how can we think of peace
do not know Germany atermsi
Those coming from the
bassy are too vague and
be of any use and what we
them is not satisfactory.
British Embassy °P?n'°n"
WASHINGTON. Dec. 13.—™"
entente allies will "condltionaJir
fnse, but not flatly turn do
many's peace proposals,
lief expressed in British
circles today.
Dr. Drfvid Starr jordon, famous peace, be followed by sterner an o-wja
advocate. {relenting measures against
Dr. Jordon is Jubilant over "the glorj and Belgians and be usm
lous news," but said today "President for carrying out muiawj
I Wilson must move slowly in all his. which neutral opinion
dealings. It would be a terrible ca-discountenanocd."
These officials declared a
fusal would be dlrect'y T. ve
Germany's hands" and would
lowed by a more aggresa^I
restricted submarine «ei»i
Furthermore, a hlRh ^uii

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