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fHE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: MAY 23. 1JMW.
J r j J Council Bluffs Minor Mention Tk CtuaU BlnTf Offlo f ta Omtkt In la at IS Boott tnrtst. IMk TThone 43. Council Bluffs eoi'NrtL II A 9 IRCI S BIO Davis, drug. CORRIQANS. Undertakers. "Phone 148 j Lewi Culler, funeral director. Thon ST. Woodring Undertaking company. Tel. tt. FAUBT DEER AT ROGERS' BUFFET. When you want reliable want ad adver tising, use The Be, BAIRD, LONGENECKER BOLAND, Undertakers, 'phone 122, M N. Main St. Dr. W. XV. Mgarll, optometrist, moed to 308-208 City National bank building. Picture and Art Noveltlee for Gradua tion gifts, c E. Alexander. 133 Broadway. Sheet mualr at 10 rente on Saturday and Tuesday. Dourlclua Piano House, 339 Broadway, Council Bluffs, la. Lawn Mowers We have the largest line of good lawn mowera shown fn me city. Pee our line, fi to 115. P. C DeVol Hdw. Co. WHAT 8 THK USE OF FATING B11 PRICES FOR WALL PAPER WHEN UN SALE BO CHEAP AT J. D. CROCK WELIi'S, 411 bROADWATt Excelsior Masonic lodge will nvet this afternoon at 3 o'clock for work In the third degree. A banquet will he served In the evening at tne close of the work. Floyd Wendell, the -year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Flack. 2.118 South Sixth street, died yesterday morning from diph theria Th funeral, which will be private, will h held this afternoon at S o'clock from the realdenc and burial will be In Falrview cemetery. The hardware store of George XV. Ritchie, 38 West Broadway, waa broken Into Thursday night and razor to the value of 111 stolen. Entrance waa effected through a rear window, which was smashed out, evidently with a railroad coupling pin found near It yesterday morning. Thomas Pheney will have a hearing In police court next Monday on complaint of Mrs. Josle Wilson, a neighbor, who charges him with assault and battery on her little daughter. It Is charged that Phency ob jected to the little gni roller skating on the Hide walk a.id forcibly took the skates off her icet. The young women of the Delta Tau Literary society of the high school have elected these officers for the ensuing school year: President, Etta Baird: vice presi dent, Vera Saunders: secretary , Dolly Busse; treasurer, Mary Angoud; sergeant-at-arma, Helen Hetrick. George W. Jensen, the district couit grand Juror, who was found unconscious In his room at the Ogden hotel with the gaa turned on Tuesday noon, had not regained consciousness up to a late hour last night and his chances for recovery are now be lieved to be .slight. Yesterday morning Mr. Jensen, It was thought, began to show signs of returning consciousness., although unable to talk, but the change for tne better was-only short lived and he soon relapsed Into his former commoae condl' tlon. THE WAV TO BUILD up your home town is to patronize your home merchants. Ve are getting In fine radishes, 1 cent per bunch; cucumbers, 6 cents; onions, four lor h cents; pineapples, 15 cents; good oranges, 36 cents dozen; spinach, 10 cents bunco. We have the best coffee In town for the mnnev. nnlv 2t rnti nr nnnnii n y our japan tea inn you win have no matter other. We have extra fine salted crackers. only 10 cents bunch. If you Want good bacon, buy .Morrell's. It Is tne best, 20 cents Cer pound. Plum butter Is put up In larger ottles now, 26 cents bottle. We still have a batch of those fine olives In large bot tles, only 20 cents each. Sweet pickles in large bottles at 2a cents, Bart el t Millar. Meetlaaa for Prnaalc Baslaeas Mast Walt oa ressal Party ' The members of the city council are Just as keen about going to the circus as the average small boy or girl. At the last regular meeting the council adjourned to next Monday evening, but when at the special session yesterday afternoon City Clerk Casady called attention to the fact that a circus would be In town next Mon day and another on Tuesday, the council- men promptly rescinded the former action of adjourning to next Monday and will now meet next Wednesday evening Instead. The meeting yesterday afternoon was primarily for taking some action In the matter of the Pettlhone ditch. Judge Wheeler having dissolved the Injunction secured by Angel Alta, restraining the city from proceeding with ' the opening of the ditch. The ditch has twice been opened by the ?lty, but objecting property owners through whose holdings It crosses have filled It up. A special committee consisting of Councllmen Olson, Morgan and Skndxholm, the city solicitor and the city engineer waa appointed with power to act. The sense of the council was that the ditch should be opened as far as the Alta property and then negotiation entered Into with Aita as to whether the ditch should be opened through his lots or a detour around them made. Aita Is not satisfied with Judge Wheeler's ruUng and yesterday filed notice of ap peal to the supreme court. City Treasurer True appeared before the council and suggested that the method of assessment for cost of sidewalk to the abutting property as proposed under the sidewalk ordinance passed at the last ses sion of the council be changed. The ordinance provide for the distribution of the cost In seven assessment, whereas, hertofore there ha been but one assess ment for the entire cost of their Improve ment. , The change, Mr. True explained would necessitate an Immense amount of bookkeeping aa well as additional expense He thought the old procedure was entirely satisfactory to the property owner and after some discussion the council decided to amend the ordlnnace In conformity with Mr. True' suggestion. In accordance with the recommendation of the finance committee Chief Nicholson of the fire department will be permitted to employ one extra man to take the place of the regular men during their respective vacations. The same committee also recommended that .the request of the West Council Bluffs Improvement club for patrolman at night In that section of the Ity be complied with Chief Richmond was accordingly authorized to furnish such officer. -Complaints regarding candy and other slot machines at street corners not always delivering the goods were referred to the chief of police to Investigate. The was brought by Councilman HARTFORD HEED IS ARRESTED Alleged to Have Bold Horae Olvea II Im to Train. Hartford Heed, a horse trainer who re cently located In Council Bluff, was ar retted yesterduy charged with larceny as bailee. He was taken Into custody In Omaha and. brought to th la, city by Deputy Sheriff Wnuluutn. Pending' a preliminary hearing 'before Justice Cooper he I to th county Jail. Reed Is charged, with selling a horse belonging to Henry Plumer and an other belonging to C. C. Hay lor, which had been entrusted to hi charge to train. Ho is also charged with selling a set of harness belonging to XV. H. Plumer. The of flews found a number of horse at Reed's barn on Eighteenth avenue which Sheriff MeCaffery would like the owner to take away aa some of the animal appeared to le suffering from lack of sufficient feed and care. !SO TRACE OF MISSIMG HEIRESS Mr. Julia Martha Han ford !Sot Heard from In Twenty Years. The report of Mrs. Naomi Dewey and Mrs. Emily Rlshton,' executors of the es tate of their sister, Mr. Ann 8. Whit- Tounkerman. DECORATION DAY EXERCISES Program Agreed on by Coancll and G. A. R. Veteran At a Jnlnt meeting of the committee from th city council and the veteran of the Grand Army of the Republic In Mayor Maloney' office In the city hall, the pro gram for the public exercises on Memorial day at Falrmount park wa outlined. It was decided that the music for the day would be furnished by Covalt' band and Major Wal McMadden'ft drum corps. The program as outlined last night la a follows: Selection by Covalt' band; In vocation, Rev. Dr. Q. p. Smith; vocal se lection, mixed quartet; address, Judge Lee Estelle of Omaha; vocal selection, male quartet; selection by Covalt' band; ora tion on the unknown dead. Rev. James O May of Creston; vocal selection, mixed quartet; taps; benediction. Rev. G. W. Snyder. The decoration of the graves in Falrview and Walnut Hill cemeteries will take place in mo forenoon of Memorial day and will be under the direction of the general ar rangement committee. Rev. 8. J. Carter will be Invited to take charge of th decora tion at Falrview cemetery. The following Joint committees were named last night: General Arrangements C. A. Morgan. W. 8. Rlgdon, Otto Skodsholm, city council; jame Moon. Theo Guittar, J. S. Davis FinanceJohn Olson, Oscar Younkerman taker, who died In this city In 1008, leaving on estate of about 120,000, filed yesterday A. Bellinger, J. Chrl Jensen, city council; in tne prooaie envision of the district court. iv. cooper, E. J. Abbott. H. A. Alex- teveals the fact that Mrs. Julia Martha Sanford, a daughter who Is heir to one half of the estate, ha not been heard from for twenty years, and consequently the executor have ml been able to wind up the affairs of the estate. Mrs. Sanford, when last heard from by her family, was In El Paso, Texas, at which time she wrote that she was about to accompany tier husband, who was an assayer, to South America. 81nce then all efforts to secure any trace of Mrs. Sanford have failed. The other half of the estate was left to the minor children of Mrs. Whlttaker's son, William. . Heal Estate Transfers. These transfei were reported to The Pee May 21 by the Pottawattamie County Abstract company of Council Blufts: Henry Wiese, referee, to J. 8. Tay lor. l ' of 27 and n ne. 34- 77-39. r f d 116.000 Flos K. Roderick et si. to E. E. . Sim; son, lots I and i. block 3, Huff addition to Oakland, q. c. 1 1 Henry F. Gillespey and wife to E. r.. Simpson, iota I and 2. block 3. ander, veteran. Sneakers and Program Mayor Maloney Jame McMillen, A. Bellinger, city council: E. J. Abbott, Theo Guittar, J. K. Cooper, veteran. Iowa ! Huff a aildll'on to Oakland, q. c. d. Dolll 8. Haywood and husband to E. K. linpsitn. lot 1 and 2. block I. Huu's addition to Oakland., u. c d. John S. llillcspey et al. to E. E. Simpson, lots 1 and ?. Huff addi tion to Oakland. . c. d Heirs of 1'. C. Da Vol to K. A. More housH. iail of lot .. Auda sl ill vision ot lot 5. block 1. Baylies' First addition to Council Bluffs, W. d Hannah M. Drown et al. to E. E. Simpson, lots 1 and t. block 3. Huff's addition to Oakland. j. c d . Frank Nliuts and wife to Mason City V Fort Dodge Railway company, rart sit) acres of ne ne. 2W5-4J, w. d Nancy J. Way. widow, to L. Sheets, lot 1 and 4 of lot 17, block 14. Carson, t w, d Total, n.ne transfer.. Bid (or Bonds Rejected. Only two bid for the school district bond were received by Treasurer Davis, and these were promptly rejected by the Board of Education last night. The George M. Bechtel company of Dav enport offered o take the entire issue of J219.0UU at par, but after the bid waa opened and read a representative of the company, who was present at the meeting, Informed the board that hi firm would have to be paid looo to defray the cost of printing the bonds and other expense. Woodin McNear ie Moore offered to take the issue of S67.0H) at par. but would re quire 1350 to defray expense of printing, etc. President Tinley informed tha rep resentatives of the two firms bidding that th board expected the 107,000 would bring at least par, while If the entire Issue of 8219,0( waa refunded a premium would be demanded. B1C LABORATORY PLANNED OoTernment to Establish $50,000 Plant in De Moines. WILL HAVE DOZEN CHEMISTS T I'nae of Greater De Molnee Against Railroads 1 Postponed Becaase Lawyer Mlaeed Train. (From a Staff Correspondent.) DBS MOINES. la.. May 22. -(Spec I al.) A government laboratory entailing the in stallation of IBO.om worth of Instrument and the permanent employment ot ten or twelve chemists, will probably be opened In De Moines this fall. Dr. Artemu Brown received Information this morning that he had been given perr maint headquarter' In Do Molnea aa food and drug Inspector for the etate of Iowa, The government need another la boratory- Food inspector In the employ of Uncle Bam have ktcked for ome time on th distance they had to sond their speci men, and in official circle De Moines has besn previously spoken of a an Ideal location for a laboratory. Rate Case Postponed. Through the failure of Examiner Brown to make connections with the Des Moines train In KanaU City last night, the Grea'er Des Moines commitee case against the Chicago, Milwaukee A St. Paul, the Chicago & Northwestern, the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific and the Minneapolis, St. Lout railroad, which charge dis crimination In freight rate ha been In definitely postponed. Medics Will Come. At Dubuque, De Moines wa (elected aa the next meeting place of the Iowa State Medical society, which conclude It labors here today. The following officer were elected : Pre1dent. G. K. Crawford. Cedar Rapids; first vice president. M. Li Voiding, Chero kee; second vice president, B. H. Clark. McGregor; secretary, V. L. Treynor, Coun cil Bluffs; treasurer. W. H. Small, Water loo; delegate to rational convention, A. L. Wright, OarroU. Haaly to Address Norwegians. Former Governor Hanley of Indiana will be one of the principal speakers at the national meeting of the Norwegian Luth eran church,-In this city from June 9 to 18. It la expected there will be about 1,500 delegate here from all part of the coun try. The day session will be conducted In the Norwegian language. Tho evening aeSBton will be spoken In English. Optometrists Elect Officers. The State Optometrists' association. In closing it annual convention here, . elected the following officer for the ensuing year: Carl D. Flsk of West Union, president; J. A. Ryon of Charles City, vice president; G. J. Feige of De Moines, secretary -treasurer. Will Study Disease Germ.' Prof. S. R. Macy of the chemistry de partment at Highland Park college ha Just completed making what 1 said to be tha best cult Incubator In America, being equipped with every necessity and con venience for the development and study of disease germ. During the next few month Prof. Macy intend to make aom original Investigation on the subject of disease germs with a view of opening up new fields for their eradication. Cungjresratloaallsts Adjourn. At the annual meeting ot the Iowa Con gregational association at Cedar Rapids, Just closed, it wa decided to hold the state meeting in 1910 at Cherokee. Con siderable discussion was aroused over the subject of missionaries in the new Turkish regime. Bwln Breeder to Meet. The National Association of Expert Swine Judge and tha Iowa Swine Breeders' as sociation will hold meeting In De Molnea June 15 and 16. A program of special In terest to stock raiser ba been prepared for the occasion. Jnnkln In Centervllle. John Junkln, th negro indicted for the brutal murder of a young woman in Ol tumwa, ha been removed from the stats penitentiary at Fort Madison, where he waa being held for safe keeping, to Center vllle, where he 1 to be tried next week. A change ot venue wa secured by his attorney from Wappelo county because of the prejudice against the accused negro there. Judge Robert of Ottumwa, how ever, will preside over the case and the Wappelo county attorney will proaecute. 33 right Against Saloons. I J MARSH ALL TOWN, 1.. May .-8pe-jc'al.) What is declared to be a 'general tight sgainst the aaloons of this city wsa begun this morning when Judge Parker 1' 1,500 .U7.K6 Ion a Banker Elect. FORT DODGE. Ia May 22. (Special Telegram.) Group No. t, Iowa banker, timed Us convention her tonight. H. 6. Abbott of Milford waa made chairman and P. O. Johnson of Milford. secretary, suc ceeding H. E. Passing of Humboldt and E. R. Campbell of Fort Dodge. Over 100 attended luncheon at the Elk' club and en joyed an automobile rid. the district court Issued Injunctions against the owner of two North First street saloons enjoining them from selling liquor. Expecting these Injunction, the saloon closed late last night and the stock of liquor wa moved from each. In court this morning the saioonlsts' attorneys ad mitted to enough facts In both case to warrant Judge Parker In Issuing the in junction without a hearing of the case. Hitches Asia ta Cora Planter. STRt'BLE. Ia.. May ti (Special. )-That the automobile la to come Into more usefui play on the farm waa demonstrated here by O. J. Ludwig. a progressive farmer, who, when hi horses became tired out preparing th ground for hi corn crop, hitched the planter to his automobile, which did th work to perfection. LOAD MONEY Oil HOUSEHOLD FU&NITU11E XX Ajrr CHATTEL IBCUtUTT AT OHS-HAJUT TUB tCAX RATES, i Twcsitj Yaar of Bice tml Bmina. doAXXB MAIS AXD EBOAIrWAT. OVKR AMERICA" KXTOEM. No connection with U tirm I Msg t tissual It Tha Clark Martraaa Cs. DOTH MIONK9 SIT. JMO. r. tlHlMt, Mar. Mothers Day at Slarahalltown. MARSH ALLTOWTC, la.. May 22. (Spe cial.) The first and most unusual demon stration of it kind, in honor of the mother cf everybody, was a feature in the Indus trial and commercial life of this city to day. At the request of Evangelist "Billy Sunday, who 1 conducting meetings here, nine-tenth of the store were cloeed for two hour this afternoon, many of the hop and factories were shut down dur ing the afternoon and thousands wore a white flower or a bit of ribbon in honor of their mother. The demand for white flower waa so great that carnation bloom rose In price to 20 cent each and th sup ply wa exhausted. The school were dis missed tor the afternoon, and at the taber nacle Rev. Mr. Sunday delivered a aermon to an audience of 7.OU0 people, hi subject being "Womanhood and Motherhood." Fireman' Day at Creston. CRESTON, la., May & (Special.) Yes terday was Fireman's day In this city. The local railroad shops closing down In the afternoon to give It employe and tho who were member of the depart ment a chance to attend the festivities. Local department gav th annual parade before th largest attendance ot cltlien for year. Th day wa an ideal one and th different companies mad a fin show, lng. After th parade the ball game between Creston and Corning resulted In a victory for Corning, the ' score standing 10 to 12. in th evening the firemen gav their annual ball, which wa largely attended. Saaneeted Rabber Arrested. FORT DODGE. I a,. May 21 i Special Telegram.) George Lytel, alleged Badger bank robber, produced witnesses today wearing he wa in Norfolk, Neb., th day of th robbery. A Badger resident abso lutely Identified him a a man with whom be talked there previous to th robbery. Th cas waa taken under advisement after g prolonged bearing and Lytel will un doubtedly b bound over to th grand Jury. Lagan Want ta Spread. LOGAN. Ia., May U - Special. -The city of Logan will bald special elec tion June 14 to determine whether or not th corporation limit shall b extended to embrace small tract of land mad at tractive by retired farmer ind other bul nes men. Taxes In Logan ar lower at th orsscnt lime than formerly, perhaps TUE nOUSETOAT SAVES YOU MONEY nfttsntil , C K xX, .i K!ffJ M3M wtr,y f rM F Frc,flbl 10 hMJk YonrTwn 4 Phs-bk Perches M3h Marked to China Cabinet Plain Figures Special Announcement to Oul-of-Town Friends In order that you may he a vUltor to this new stare, with Its new stocks. Its modern and Inviting appointments and Its reliable foods (every dollar's worth guaranteed), and to see and Inspect this, the best store In the west, we have concluded to make ou a very liberal offer. We could give you a description of this store there's lots ot thing sound well In print but what we want Is a personal visit and inspection, knowing that when once you've been a visitor you'll be a patron. We have a store that we know will bear Inspection and comparison. We want you to see the special bargains in Furniture, Rugs, Carpets, Mattings, Draperies, and in fact special bargains In every department. To accomplish this we make the followlog unusual offer. Free . Railroad Fare to All Every dy until further notice thl store will hre your expense of travel by making you tha following liberal refunds you will notice be low: FARE FOR 20 MILES REFUNDED ON A PURCHASE OF 910 FARE FOR 30 MILES REFUNDED ON A PURCHASE OF $20 FARE FOR 40 MILES REFUNDED ON A PURCHASE OF $30 FARE FOR 60 MILES REFUNDED ON A PURCHASE OF S40 FARE FOR 80 MILES REFUNDED ON A PURCHASE OF S50 FARE FOR 100 MILES REFUNDED ON A PURCHASE OF 175 $21.75 tec Thl Massive China Cabinet. new design, all wood parte made ot cnoic quartered oak, very fin polish finish extra heavy, curved glass on side. Is a bargain at sa.o; special o ,1t . V -v. V mm v f. -a,'-- 'j 1 ShTL - WT .$14.75 Solid Oak Dresser 7.75 v-'j'ira- mm. : tmM 1 i.V.-TK''"-? ,.'S''' . "I. ... " K Rhlnelander Reirigerator Th Rhlnelander Refrigerator I mad of hard wood, and mineral wool lined, will save you their coat in ice in .one eann, the best re frigerator on the market, peclal S7.75 Bed Davenport $21.75 We have an elegant line of Bed Davenports to select from. You won't be able to match this Davenport anywhere else for less than $40.00. Beautifully finished in quartered oak, covered in a fine grade of Velour, automatically changed in an instant from Davenport to Bed; aOl V special v)le 3 214-216 Broadway, Council Bluffs, Iowa This handsome Dreiser la mad of selected oak; ha large French beveled mirror nicely finished: apeclal 1 IX this week M Detroit Ideal Gas Range Thl Range I made of atocL not caat Iron. 'vT put thl range In your home set up complete, ready tot use, special $85.00 L 'rV"f" M'?"".",HI"' " Iowa DUN'S REVIEW OF 11UDE All Developments Except Lengthen- for the reason that the town has no bonded i nt Toriff TtV..t To r a kL Indebtedness. Grundy Center Has Scandal Prominent Man Disappears with Ten Thousand Dollars and Woman Also is Missing-. GAINS IU SPITE OF DISTURBANCE Crop Conditions Are Excellent, Yet Farm Product t'ontlnne to Ad vance -Kailroad Ears ' tag Increase. GRUNDY CKNTBK. Ia., May 22.-(8pe- clal.) This town is being shaken by one of the most sensatlpnal scandals In Its history. A few daya ago Henry Frerich borrowed )10,000 of the Home bank, hi i father and father-in-law going his security, j He left town for the stated purpose of closing a land transaction In Minnesota. ! At Windom, Minn., It has since been learned, he cashed the two drafts for S.0C0 each and left fpr an unknown destination. His family has heard nothing of him since he went away. About 'the same time Frerich left, Mrs. Henry Tschlrgl left Grundy Center for parts unknown. Since Frerlchs left many creditors have been appearing. Frericha was a member of the town council and a large stockholder in the Grundy Center Brick and Tile company. FAITHFUL NIECE WINS WEALTH Mis I.anra Haas, Iowa t'lly Stenog rapher, Fall Heir to Kstate of B20,M0. IOWA CITY, Ia., May 22. (Special. ) Becauseshe cared ftr hr uncle faithfully In his last U.nrfs, Miss Laura N. Haas, a former stenographer In the office of Dean U O. Weld of the College of Liberal Arts, received KOO.OuO In the will of Charles 11. Neeley of Chicago. Throughout montha of suffering Neeley waa faithfully nursed by the niece, and he rewarded her faithful efforts by willing her practically all hi estste. He was unmarried and had ac quired his fortune by careful investment in western landa. 1 Iowa Sin Koie. IDA GROVK J. V. F Babcock of this city has formed the Live Slock Reciprocal exchange and will have Its head office in Hinux Cltv. The company will Insura hogs against cholera and all kind of live atock against disease and accident. CORNING A two weeks' aeriea of revival meetlnga have Just closed, - wan sixty ar cessions to the churches in tiiia place. The general supervision cf the meeting and the music was under the direction of Hinging Evangelist Loren Jones, a former Creston boy. He haa been In evangelistic wurk for several yeara. and la meeting with much success. A free will offering for Mr. Jones was tsken on Sunday, which amounted to SjiiO, ona-tenlh of which he devoted to th work. IDA GROVE The ecretary of th Com mercial club haa received a letter from Robert H. Baldwin, a Chicago engineer, asking for complete Information In rrgaid to the freight and passenger business of this town. He Is locating engineer for the proposed Sioux City, Climbing Hill & Ida Grove Electric railroad, a line pro posed by the farmers of eastern Wood bury county, and he seem to be certain of results. Omaha (antpany Uet (eat rart. BEATRICE. Neb.. May 2i-(Speclal Tel egram.) At a meeting of the Board of Supervisors todsy the Standard Bridge company of Omaha was awarded the con tract tor repairing the Court street bridge, which was damaged bv th floods, for K.0U0 NEW YORK, May 42,-R. Q. Dun and company's weekly review of trade tomor row "will fay Almost every development, except the lengthening debate on the tariff, Is favor able and Hie gains made In spite of the tariff dinturbance are a fair indication of what may be expected when that Is out of the way. The domestic agricultural con ditions are excellent and yet the prices of (Him products continue to advance. The area of Improvement In Iron and steel is rapidly widening and a notable event of thj week Is the restoration of wages by the Independent producers. The reports of the railroads are of .steadily Increasing business and the latest earnings show a gain of lit per cent over last year, the decrease aa compared with ltfu7 being lis per cent. The primary cotton goods market still continues to be dominated by the high level of prices for the raw material. Although slight Irregularities have occurred here and there, the market as a whule. Is steady, with manufacturers reluctant to enter Iril ) contracts for any extended delivery. The buying has been restricted, China having withdrawn entirely from the market (or the preRent. About 2.UW bales of standard drills have been sold to India and con siderable more business has been done In prints for Manila and South America. The print cloth market Is still firm, with sale moderate. In woolen goods duplicate busi ness on heavy weights haa Deen fairly satisfactory and a further Improvement la anticipated, as clothiers now know the general trend of demand. Tha princlpel feature ia the higher level of prices. In the dress goods division a scarcity in the fall season la anticipated. The general level of yarn prices is higher. The slight improvement in shoe condi tions still continues and business shows an increase In nearly all lines, and large New Knglund manufacturers expect that the footwear market will Boon be restored to Its normal position. Prices have auvamed. Th-' Chicago packer hide market has ruleo considerably less active since the liberal buvlna of last week, and country hides aru steady. The advice In prices has been chec ked f r both packer and countiy tanner. Foreign dry hides have advanced till further and stocks of all kinds tie well sold up, witn a lack of offerings from the river i'latte. Calfskins are strong. The feature of the sole leather maiket ia the announcement of a further advance in prices oi all goo. 1b. BHADSTHKET'S HKVIKW OF THADE Ketall Bnslnea Is Only Bllnhtly Improved. NEW YORK, May Ji Bradstreef to nrorrow will say: , Weather conditions continue Irregular, hut a change for the better haa occurred In staple crop conditions and retail busl ress Is slightly improved, though disap pointing and Knowing evidences of the re pression heretofore evident. Record busi ness from Jobbers and wholesalers ha b en rather quiet, but there Is, If any thing, a more assured optimism permitt ing the reports ss to the outlook for next fall and winter trade. Best reports ss to retail trade come from the upper part Lf the great renttal valley and its trib utaries. Cold weather haa Interfered with business In parts of New England and ths middle Ailant'c state and trade seems slow to improve in Ban Frsncisco and in part of the Pacific northwest. At whole sale, preparatlona for a good trade later t.n are found In a uumber of lines. The leather situation as a whole is string. Re ductions in price of printed cotton good have induced the growing of large orders. Building ia artlve, though lumber demand seem to drag All these Indkationa or activity have to do wtlti future trsde, the expectation bjlug that the removal cf lariff uncertainty will give nn Impetus to general business. Retail trade, though bet ter than a year ago, has been, on tho whole, disappointing, tlie cause assigned for this being wnther conditions and the high prices asked lor goods when com pared with the reduced purchasing power of the general public. Domestic woul 1ms been strong and ac tive this week, western markets being ex cited and higher grades being advanced 1 cent. Sole leather has been active and is 1 to 2 cents higher, while some grades of upper leather are 3 cents higher than j iney were some time hki. oi:oe mumim, -turert have been forced to charge higher price for their product, and this tends- to retard buying, which is llltlo freer, but not up to expectations, cither here or at western manufacturing centers. Business failures In the I'nited Statea for the week are 219 against 2t last week, 2M In the like week f !, 165 In l'JOT. 170 In 190 and 17 In 1S06. Canadian failures for the week were 26 against 30 laat week and 88 In the'Ranie week last year. Wheat, including flour, exports from the United Slates and Canada for the week ending May 20 aggregated l.Wi.993 bushels, gainst l.'D.iXK) bushels last week and 2,9 264 bushels tnla week last year, for the forty-seven weeks ending May 20. this ye-ar, th exports are 156.71i.52 bushels, against IM.one.Kff In the corresponding period last year. Corn exports are 123,071 bushels, against 131.241 bushels last week and 75.9J bushels In 1908. For the forty-seven weeks ending Mav 30, corn exports are 2)I,S17,240 bushels, against 44,633 846 bushel last year. Mich., iii.' Lincoln. ieO. V llktsbarre . Topeku Davenport ... Oklahoma Fall River Kalamazoo. Bacramonlo Springfield, Helena Fort Wayne ... Cedar Rapids, New Bedtord . Columbia, 8. C Macon Yuungstnwn ... Lexington Furgo, N. D. ... Akron Hockford, 111... Erie. I'a Sioux Falls, 8 Canton, Qulnry, III.,., Blooniington, Lowell Blnghamton Chester. Pa South Bend. Decatur. Ill Springfield, Vukshurg Fremont, Neb... Mansfield. O Jacksonville. III. Jackson, Miss.. Houston "Galveston "Duluth D. 111.. Ind. O. l.jMi.iioO, 14 4 l,&Ai,000 lil.b l,43tl.OOO J4.7 Hill. l"Ai 11. $ 1,531.1X101 6V9 l.o24,Ut IS. 6; I. 321.0OIM 27. Ij 8HU)0 . . . . . . 4.1 M!.m 23.0 tfM.OOO! 26.6j M;.uii"i 7.6 l.OhN.tl M) S4.7 . SM.H.O00I 20.4;...... 7!6,iu; 12. bi 717,ti: I its Xli.'JiiOl 60. 5 607.00O 15.8 650,000 44.7 721.0110 20. 0! 7K2.0HO 36.7 ...... 722.K10 644.000 20. (I KJX.OtiO K7.8 4n'2.0iiO 10.4 2o4.00t) 44.5 f.15.000 .7 440.0(10 U.O 43.M 4.9 462,000 g.3 417.00O 17.4 4K8.0U0 34.4 222,000 ...... 9 1 247,000 .l 870.000 713 247, K01 gfl.o 333. Ano 27,H.s6.tr 119.R II. 277.000 t. 2,357.0001.. RDPOHT OP THK CLE A KIX HOI SE Transactions of the Associated BanUs for the Week. NEW YORK, May 22. Bradstreet's Bank Clearing Report lor the week ending May Al shows an aggregate of H,(n;,.'':,i". a against 3,lUi,ai".iUU last week and (2,641. -ho4,uoo In tne corresponding week last year. Following I a list of the cities: I I I CITIES. 1 Amount. Inc. Dec. I I I New York Chicago Boston Philadelphia St. t.ouiH Pittsburg Kansas City Sau r ranclsco Baltimore Cincinnati Minneapolis New Orleans Cleveland Detroit OMASA Louisville Milwaukee Fort Worth Los Angeles St. Paul Seattle Denver Buffalo Indianapolis Spoksne, Wash Providence Portland, Ore Richmond Albany Washington, D. C. St. Joseph Salt Lake City Columbus Memphis Atlanta Tacoina Savannah Toledo, O Rochester Hartford Nashville Des Moines Peoria New Haven Sioux City Norfolk Grand Rapids S recuse Fvansvlll Rlrrntngham Springfield. . Mass.. Portland, Me Augusta, Ga Dayton Oakland. Cal Worcester Jacksonville, Fla . Wichita Knoxvlll Wheeling. W. Va... Little Rock Chattanooga Charleston, I. C,. Mobil Wilmington, XXI... $l,Mi.ta,000 I -lif,u6,tAA I ua.oiVOuu, I ll.l.ii.OUO, ! Wi.biJ.0U), , 42.612,000, , I 3i,2io,umi I 3M,2u3.UUO , 2j,14t,lMlj . li.lKi.uuii, I I6.O11.UOU1 , lb,.J6s.MJ I I 19.II2j.0UII . , 14,668,000! . I U.IA-'J.vAJUi. lU.76.')tiU . 13,152.000; , 13.DlU.UXII .3l9.UIIU. V.9i;,0uo (.Ul2,Uli0; tl,767.0)i kioti.uou, 7,7S.OuO .tiM.UuOl ,sn.toii 7,O2,0OO .177,Uoli. 6. 19)1.01 ) 5.6o3.')ii 6.220,0ml 6.844. OHO, 6.4'j7i 7.331 ,iW 6.1 16.K) 3.494.m) 3.767.0uO' 3.769.0UOI i.t.i.( S.43.liuo 4.119.UOO 2.595.0O0 2 62l,Oool 2.7bo.onoj 604.OU0I .17o.fM! 2.7'H) Olio) J,8'fl.IM l.W)5.i 1.4'i' (' 1. 696.01 SS. 1.779.(lli0' 1 9S6.0O0I 1. 926.000 1.669 (fi. .M0.! I1.W l.StsVOOl 1.000 1.479.WIO, 1 4. OnM 1.3O7.0HOI 1,144 IN, l,447.0O0 19.3,.. li.u,.. 2.1;.. lu.u,.. 12.0,.. 8.6!.. 2u.ft... 14. 3.. 2s. 10.9,.. , 3.4 .. 3.0;.. s.u 30.6 1S.0,.. 26. li.. 32. .. .... 32.5 22.6 .. 2.9:.. 3.1.7,.. 36 .5: . . 21.01.. 24.9.. S4.6... I 9.4 .. U.S... 30.7 .. 31. ;.. 36.3,.. K.5.. 2-4.7!.. 11.01.. 3 7,.. 14 1 .. 9.4.. 10.0 . . 32.2 .. 6.8'.. 18.4 ... 52.1 .. 3" .u . . 2.S .. 11 2 .. S.6 .. 16 5;.. 38.3,.. 'is'iL 24 81.. 32. Oj., 'ni.. 62 0 .. 2.o;.. 6.11.. 24.lL i tV.! 23.41. 10.71. 2.3 .U"9 Not Included In total because comprU ons are Incomplete. Not included In total because contain ing other Items than clearing. Fatal Accident in Auto Race Big Touring Car in Texai Endurance Contest Overturns, Injuring Passenger. HI (.HBO HO, Texas, May 22. Running at a high rate of speed aa it entered th town, a big touring car entered In the Economy endurance race which left Fort Worth yesterday morning struck a deep rut in the road, and J. R. Lucy, one of the passengers, waa thrown from hi seat and sustained Injuries which will prova fatal. lu.4 13.6 HYMENEAL. Wnllbrandt-Kellar. EXETER, Nib., May 22.-1 3ptlJ.V-A wedding took place at the home of th groom parents, Mr. and Mra. C. C. Wull hrandl, Wednesday evening, when Ed Wullbrandt and Miss Marie Kellar wer united In marriage by Rev. Martin of th Christian church. There were 104 guests, besides the family, many being from out of town. Rchrnrder-Mamaoa. YORK. Neb., May 22-(Speclal.) Henry Schroedi-r and Miss Iva Samson, both Of Seward, Neb., were married today by Rav. XV. E. Bradenburg. 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