Oklahoma Leader (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 302, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 2, 1921 Page: 4 of 8
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j«l butcher cov
j I*lnl*i srs*.* rows
Itui■ y beef holfirH
Medium to good helfsrs .
1 air to medium l elf«t«. .
l'liiln to nuil. grass i-o*
I I'lH krm wt'i
""""""——~ jtl<1 , .it 11* inllkeiri"iii
Low Grades Brought 16 Cent?
Under Pool While Out-
~ j lop of $ • BO. t
l y Federated Press. j hTIWRH—
WASHINGTON, Auk. 2. How tne ,Joo,, !o .-it.-i.e .orn«d
(irmeri of tbe country are nwollni: uMjum ^ k!..'!',' f"u
lh. d*mor«tt Uon of lb* wool mar-,. m,•
ket through co-operative tctlon h (,ulI1 , «,nuiii irii> m
for,h m a report from the Mich 11)Ws and Hliill-iuna—
.tat. farm bureau, on It J ;
pool for 1S20 anil for 1#H. received
hero in answer to Inquiry aa to
whether any of the farmer, lo.t
money hy poolln* their clip. H...
"Michigan farmers ornanlaed their Mtnll
wool pool, late In IMO," .ay. K. B. M„u low oiHIH ...
rngren. publicity director for to Uoo.t ^
Federation, "as one answer to ii( (>)1 oow,
unrestricted profiteering In 'Hrm | common bolognas « |
products. Almost before the pool K"t
under way the novernnicnt began r. -
leasing Us sreal stocks of wool and
the other advance guards of deflation
began to se"'« the wool market down.
Within a few weeks local buyers
were paying but 30 to to cents where
they had formerly paid «0 cents for
wool. Then without warning tho lo-
cal buyer got out of the market, lie
simply was not Interested tn wool
except nt ridiculously low prices.
Four-fifths of the J,600,000 pounds
In the 1020 pool came In after the
local buyer and the mills had de-
serted the market.
"It Is granted lhat the Individual
will not get as much as he would
have got had he sold at the last
chance to get war time prices, llut
by pooling with the farm bureau he
Is going to get more on his 11120 wool
than he would have gotten by sell
Ins to his local buyer any time up to
and Including the present.
"Locul buyers dealing In the lfl-0
clip bought the bulk of It on a lot | H, ,vv weight
busts at 12 and 18 cents a pound. M,.,i,um wight
Some of it brought «■ low as 8 cents ; MghJ '
..... > k. , n Iw i II 111)
. f 7 nojr 7 7f>
f. 7.00W 7
. r. 7 <"•
. «,009 7 00
. 4.7(0 £• «r
1 Dour £> 25
4 oo'if 4 r (
B 00 fi 7 r
4 J5<0> B -f
I.76W 4 25
4 76<c# CM)
;i now 4 uo
yooftf 2 K0
1 111110 1!
s (Mi'if 3 r o
2 if> U 00
4 00*4 5 -6
lood"to"choice vsals « «-W
.•ul, to I vralH 5.001(1 ft.00
Jood heavy calvi n < 25W 6 00
•ommon t« talr mlves 2-00W 4.00
hTOCKkil* ANI> KKWUUHM--
•Voders. fcltO to B0O His 4.50® B 00
ioyd 600-700 lb. Stackers 4 60<U> 5.00
It, -i whlleface ysarllnM 4.761/ 6 2f.
Common to plnln yearllnirs.. 4.25V «Tl
Mfd. lo good yearlings 3.604/ 4.00
(Jood to choice stock lu lfora 8.60«p 4 25
Medium to K«'ud heifers—
holce atork calves
'lulu block calves
oung Block cows, light....
Aned a took cows
Medium to good atork bulla.
An advance of 5 cents on
bu.ln«.. .-.use.l .rain <iuol lloti. I" «'<•
vkiii f fractionally today. despite rains
hem--rilllni «-ro|ia. retried gt-nrrally over
the a ruin belt It was apparent that a
good .ifHi of the slack had heen taken
out of ilo* pit. Corn and other gratna
l..Ht during the Piirly trading due to « rop
is. I.ut fractional galna acre rcgla-
ter. I before the cloae
Provlalona were Irregular
SeptemlHir wheat opened at |l.2o. up
V an«l doted up V December opened
urn hanged nt H S«. "d floaed at that
opened off %< at 69Vi.
I t)ceinber opened off
rloaed up «. "■
o|iened off 'tr at :i«
naremlier opened of!
«loaed up '«•'
■id rloaed up '«•
nt 5 %e. and
nd rloaed up
k' nt 41*4". " i«J
NEW YORK COTTON
Op«n High liow
1 !!!!! .. . 12.5® 12 55 1-'
12.70 12.05 12 70
. 1835 1S.4H 13.21
. . . i:i.2i 13.3# 1312
rh . 13 53 13.60 13 40
11.64 13 73 13 62
NEW ORLEANS COTTON
13 27 j
13 41 ;
12.70 12.90 12.70
13.09 13.18 1294
h. 11.75. unchanged.
Many Acres Turned to Other
Crops, While Some Go
Back to Pasture.
High Low Clone ; The cotton belt hag thla year rec-
COVER CROPS IMPROVE THE SOIL-
NOW IS BEST TIME TO PLANT THEM
They Add Humus, Accumulate Nitrogen. Prevent Erosion and
Loss ol Plant Food—Varieties Adapted to Difterent
Sections—Sow in Time to Secure Good Growth.
JJ-JJ orried an unprecedented chuuge In
Planting rover or green manure
cropg In a matter which requires at-
tention in Auguet or September in
inotft part* of tho United Htatea.
Clover, vetch, and other legumes
nerve the triple purpose of adding
3 00V 3 60
4 50 6 00
3 00V 4 00
3 00(0 3.SB
2 25V S 00
2 25V 3.25
put the top t iio.to. bulk *10 7641 10 85.
Storkcra were |9 00®9 50.
Heat butcher. 150-800 Iba $10.K5tfi 10.90
Medium t.< good butchers... 10J5
rialn to nied. butcher mixed 10.46vlo.TO
Nhrowouta. rough a. etc J.W©
(iood atock hog* 9.00V 9.76
\\ 11 fat-
*1 tr 1.24h
1 24 (11 1
1.2'jl4 U 1.29V4
no Mi© fi?Mi
«0«a '(| .01
. IIWO 14*4
Bulk of eale«
1'acklng eowa rough
r ATT 1.10-
Itecelpta 10.000; ateady
Choice and prime
Medium and good
Mood and choice
Common and medium
Butcher rattle and heifers
Cull to common <
Mil it little brouBht cent, n lmuml
"It In not yet known just w!)*t Ihe
fnrm bureau pool will puy. but hun-
dreds of thousands of the pooled
wool waa sold for 30, 28 and 26 rents
a pound, accordlne to crude. Low
grade wools brought 16'-4 rents and a
large portion of tho best Delaine
wools brought 33* cents a pound.
••About 10,000 blankets were made .
from wool out of the pool mu( ■■■■„, ,
go that the growers got an additional half-PII
return of 33 to 50 per cent over the ,^nnir wteera
market value of tbe wool going into \>al calvea
the blankets. Suitings for aewal I a""™-
thousand suits have also been manu- ., . Hn,i lielf"I •
factured from pooled wool, at returns mikki'—
to the fanner of 60 to 100 per cent j itereipt. JS.ooo: .itudy,
above th. market value of M. wool. rul,
"Checks will soon l c mailed in y,,,irnnK wethera
final payment on the 1020 pool, sup-
plementing an advance of 10 cents a
pound made last sprinn. Wool did
not start to move until February.
Handling charges are expected to
approximate 5 ccnte a pound.
"The 1921 pool has now nearlj j South steers . •■■-*
3,000,000 pounds; on June 15 it was f" . i. .*' •
four times the sire it wag after h lC.H,ves
similar period of pooling in 1020. hoos—
This year, cash advances equivalent Receipts 8.000: 10c higher
to 50 per cent of the graded wool on
date of grading are being made to Med,um gt0rkers
farmers—without Interest. The ad- i..ghi ...
vance in many cases equals what _lM*" • , ^
local buyers are offering in full pay- Her,'.|,'lla' e.ooo: steady,
ment. Tbe pool is expected to no to
4,000,000 pounds and be completed r.
early in September. Pooling, grad-'
ing and sales of 1921 wool are pro-
As one means of stimulating the
market, the bureau is ordering 2S'.-
000 blankets of virgin wool to be
made for a fall sales campaign.
. 9.70 V11 55
. 11 061i 11.66
. n 150 IMO
. 11.00 V 11.66
. 9 60 V 10.16
. D.l&Gi 0 60
. 11.004J 11 25
Dec 69l,* .ep'Vfc 69H .1
Hept 8K .37%
De«- Ult .41% .41
Hept nominal 1
Sept 12.25 12-5 12.22 1
Oct 11.12 12.87 12.80 1
Hept nominal 1
Oct nominal 1
KANSAS CITY GRAIN
No. 2 r
o 35M 0 US
$.250 7 60
4 H4 I TI
T; i 7o«
4.000 « 60
2 250 3 75
2 t.v i 4 on
7'. •! •" t*.
2.500 6 60
R GOf'f 10 60
5.000 R 26
6.000 R 25
8.S50 5 60
1.500 8 00
No 8 mixed . .
No. 2 white
No. 2 yellow .
No. 2 white . .
KANSAS CITY FUTURES
1 1ft 4
$ 7.on$r io.oo
6.00 ft x 00
4 "ii'f 7.-5
10.fin | 11 :'0
7.600 9 40
6 255i 6 00
4 000 7 00
OKLAHOMA CITY GRAIN
Prloee to farmers on w a iron grain
quoted by liarrlaon Milling Co.:
Wheat. No. 1. per bushel $ .95
Wheat. No. 8, i«er bushel 93
Whe it. No. 3. per bushel 90
Wheat. No 4 per buahel 85
Kafir, per hundred pound! 1.10
Data, per bushel 26
Mixed corn, per bushel 46
White corn, per buahel 46
Receipts 1.100; steady to <
Heceipta 400; 10c higher.
Bulk of aalea
'at 11.64 before the government re-
port was Issued and immediately
went to 12.64, or a gain ot 100 points.
The rotten Advance.
Condition of cotton generally was
sUDDosed to have made considerabl
1 lie t MlllMI rtU'umr, 11 . l)TllE,a —wcitiia, «i.uu - -
The 13 a bale lump in the price of improvement .luring the past month (fl ,6 u bu,hpl. llt.CIS, doz-n o. B. hid.* ia. br^nd.d
Monday should at least give ■> <! It confidently expected that bulll.h„ Currota, '.'UIU30C do,en en Ure.1. Iiids.
cotton Monday should at leaat give wou)(1 show „n lncrealie lu i.w a Luahel. Celery Olu. h de«
tbe cotton grower some hope that „, in«i.<nii 9t cw 51.71 " doxen bunchea. California l>ry a"lt hidea .
the price might be high enough when the estimated production, but insteadH dolell. r.aa. i«>ao Horae nuiea ....
the new crop goes on the market to ; ' an Increase the report slum s a do- ^ llounil. i>,>per u.oojj; .'5 a bubh.i. I'oium "d tuha
pay him for gathering and market- | cllne of 230.000 hale, under the e.ll-
KANSAS CM Y PRODUCE
KiJtiS -Flrata. !8f a doaen; aeronda.
Ho; eeHetsd let* 35c.
HL'TTHH—Creamery, extra, In enr-
tona. 43r a lb : bulk. 2V| to 4 cants leaf
Packing butter 20c.
HUTTER FAT— 39 cents
LIVE 1'OUl TRY—llena. 23c; broiler*.
4 pounds and over. 2|c; under 1H
pounds, 24c ; roostera. 8t ; turkey hens
and youiiR loma, 30c; old toma. Uc less;
duuka. old. 16c; young. J6c; geese, fat
and full feathered, 8® 10a
POTATOES—Home grown. 75<tf90c a
bushel; Kaw Valley, carlota, Ohlos S5c©
51 n cwt. Cobblers fi 1001-30
SWEET POTATOES—Alabama. $3 26
TOMATOBS—Hem® grown, 11650c a
NEW YORK STOCKS OPEN
NKW YORK. Auk 'i—The stock mar
ket ahowed a firm tone at the late oi «m
lug today. Northern l'aclfie wade u nev
high foi the month at 79V*. Other rail:
little changed. Mot
heavy. Mexican Petroleum
,. and other olla
liethlehem II was the leader In ele.H.
Up Wit at 61%. u. H. Steel opened un-
changed at 75Vfc, selling shortly ufter-
ward at 76%.
openiiiK prices Included Southern Rail-
way. 20H. off Vk; American Sugar, 69V4,
up Vfc; New I la van, 17. unchanged; At
lantle Gulf. 22 *. up ; Pan-American
50'4, up V*; N. Y. Central. 7-M«s. up V4
Utah. 11, IIP V4; Heading. ««%. off fi
Maid win Uicomoilve, 70. up '.u; Union
Pacific. 1IVto. off %; tJeneral Asphalt,
'•«. ; Studebaker. 77. off J .
The eachungu will cloee at the regular
time. 3 p. m.
All rails made new highs Just before
the close Net gains ran from 1 to 3
points. Industrial stocks showed little
tivlty although the oil group advanced
slightly under short covering.
>or*l Electric was heavy, selling
down to 1171 a. off 2 points net.
Ralls became active at advancing
prlcea. Northern Pacific made an early
high at S V up 1 and over 10 points
from low of the year. tJreat Northern
preferred was up 1%. Strength In those
two heli ed other Isaues.
The market cloned firm
Closing prices included U. S. Steel. 7L\
up 'n; Republic. 49Hn up IVi; Mexican
Petroleum. 109U, up 2; Pan-American.
61, up 1; Oeueral Asphalt. 66V4. UP
Baldwin, UP*, up "u; Studebaker, <
up 14; Chandler. 47 V off ; U. S. Rub-
ber, 64'*. up ; Kelly-Springfield,
United l'rug. 67; butler. 27Vs.
up 1%; General Electrical, 11T4, off ll^ ;
Heading, 71V up l^; Northern Pacific.
114U. UP I Ureal Northern preferred.
7«7b. up Canadian Pacific, U4H. up
1V4; Texas Company, 37, up Vfc; A. h.
K., K7S; Southern Pacific, 80. up 1.
First 4'*s 17.88
Second 4'*s 87.7K
Third 4^s 81.84
Fourth 4Via 87.S4
Victory 3\s y8.t 4
Victory 4%s 98.70
NEW YORK. Auk 2.—Foreign
hange opened steady. Sterling 53 66
francs .076l>„; lire .04-2V* ; marks.
Demand Sterling closed at f3.661 * ;
francs. .0763V*; lire, .043IV6; marks.
WHOLES A PRODUCE
Broilers. 2 Its. and under
boosters, young and old
liens, under 4 lbs
Hens, over 4 lbs
Guineas, young and old
No. 1 hen turkeys. " lbs. and up..
No. 1 t"m turkeys. 11 lbs. and up
Light and No. 2 turkeys not united.
Old tom turkeys
Fresh egga. new cases Included,
worthless out, dellveied Okla-
Packing stock butter, food sweet
I. 1 delivered Oklahoma City
" the, rttli0l) „f Ibf uveiuge devoted to butnu, to the .oil, accumulating nlt-
i;:«6! Lading crop.. A chau«. of 6 p.r rogen. and pr.v.ntln. .oil ero.lon
Lnt m the eounlry-wldu acreage of With .am. tender berry and fruit
major crop ,, unuaual. 10 per cent cropa they alxo ..rve to protect tho
la rare and 15 I".,- rent la unknown roota from aevere winter weather,
except under extraordinary clrcum- Oumde of th. nltroj.n-forming
BUnc.. «ch . aro.e during th, Pluuta. rye I. large y uaed a. a cover
or in the case of fall-apwii crop .own in th. fall and plowed
grain, when aevere winter Ulllln, ~ ^v^p
of!Problem varle. largely wUh^c^
North Carolina, South Carolina,
1 but for over-winter purpoa.a there
,,, ; i. one rulu which I. univer.ai, and
Georgia, Alabama, ^nneaaee Ml^da- nm( |h t(j ge( th# crop |n tU(J Broun.l
.Ippi, Ixjulslann, rexaa, Oklahoma tlI]1# ta MOurt goQ(1 growUl before
and Arkannaa have cut their cotton
than other varieties, but until re-
cently there has been extreme scarc-
ity .of seed, a condition which is be-
ing remedied through the efforts of
the department in getting the seed
grown in more northern sections of
When to How C'«ver Crop*.
Sour clover Is used to a large ex
Mexican Bean Beetle Is De-
clared to Be Present in
WASHINGTON, D. C.. July SO.—
The release of the state of Alabama
from quarantine on account of the
Mexican bean beetle, a very destruc-
tive crop pest, was unnounced today
tent, as thes ced la cheaper than by tjie federal horticultural board of
that of the vetches. Farther north i^nited Statea department of ag-
on the coast common vetch gives r|Culture. The order signed by Sec-
good results, while east of the ,.eta,.y Wallace became effective July
10,194.000 acres, or 28 per cent, from
last year, according to figures com-
piled by the bureau of markets and
crop estimates, United States depart-
ment of agriculture. In addition they
reduced rice 450,000 acres, or 39 per
cent, and tobacco 262,000 acres or 32 , three.fourthB of a centllry tUe
per cent, a total reduction for t;hea. ,miIuulu.iltl|1 ,haC0Ve,y that legumes
three crops of 10,906.000 ""« • |„t01f, u„ llitrogen rrom tho uir. The
belief that clover was a valuable Un-
rructlce of Long Standing.
The uae of clover or gome other
legume to enrich the soil is gener-
ally considered a cardinal agricul-
tural practice in the humid sections
of the United States. It antedates
mountains in the northwest hairy
vetch is used because of its cold-re-
Methods with cover crops vary
greutly. In the south they are cus-
I tomarily Bowed between rows of cot-
Iton at the last picking. It is also
common to sow the winter crop be-
tween corn rows before harvest.
Wherever clean cultivation is prac
L'3. This action4was decided upon on
account of recent developments in
the scouting campaign againBt the
beetle In the soutfe. wWdi showed
a much greater present distribution
than was estimated at the end of
At the time the quarantine order
as promulgated, the infested area
rested first on experience, and collected In all parts of the United
These reductions which were due to |
the unifttigfaotory price# f«"- lasljpruver
year's crops resulting from financial | experience was substantiated by | States shows a general benellt from
deflation, coupled with heavy stocks
and lessened buying, are partly off-
set *>y increases in the acreages of
staple food and feed crops iu these
Corn shows a gain of 4,521.000
acres, or 13 per cent; wheat 607,000
acres, or 10 per cent; oats 740,0t>0
acres, or 13 per cent; hay 413,000
acres, or 5 per c£nt; sorghum and
cane 79,000 acres, or 10 per cent;
and potatoes 123,000 acreB, or 10 per
cent; a total increase in these six
crops of 6.483,000 acres. Further
ticed the soil is likely to be In shape was believed to be confined to thir-
for broadcasting the seed. If con- j teen counties in Alabama, and to
cover an area of about 3.500 aquare
miles. Scouting during the present
summer shows that the beetle i*
present in injurious numbers ovef
about 10,000 square miles in the
states of Albania, Georgia and Ten-
nessee, and is distributed, although
as yet thinly, over an additional 20,-
000 square miles in these states, as
well as in Kentucky and South Caro-
Latest reports show the insect to
bo within ten miles of Florida, six-
teen miles of Mississippi, three miles
of North Carolina, and twenty-three
miles of Virginia. The varied naturo
of crops grown over this large terri-
venlent. It can he harrowed in.
orchards a light harrowing or disk-
ing may be employed if the ground
is free from sod. Care must, of
course, ho taken not to injure the
roots. The crop Is usually plowed
under In the spring, but this is not
always done with orchards. Data
ihe discovery of the relation between this form of agriculture,
the legumeB and the nodule bacteria. Cover crops are of especial value
Other legumes, as the cow pea, the 'to small gardener, and truckers, who
Japan clover and bur clover in the often Ami It both difficult and expen-
south and crimson clover on the At- sive to obialn stable manure. They
lantle coaat, have come Into use In add the humus which is so necos-
the territory not well adapted to red sary to maintain a good physical
clover. The various vetches are held \ condition of the soil. V hcrever
in widespread favor, different varie-
ties being employed according to cli-
mate and crop conditions.
The time of planting and the be*t
crop to use is a matter which local
conditions must dictate.
there is a vacant place in the gar-1 tory renders the practical application
den a few seeds of rye, vetch, clover. ,,f regulated quarantine difficult, .f
etc., may be sown and raked in. If not impossible, with the funds avail-
a suitable rotation of crops is fol- able, say officials of the board.
U( lowed, all parts of the garden may Moreover, a material hardship, they
Alone "the ! covered with a green manure )>elievc. would be occasioned to the
' .. mm a.'am.i ItvA ni> flir^P VPnm. ...i im.if,ii'nl , I .iirol nnman t nf
0.-1M.WU conditions must, nicu ie. ^.u«, « . tW() or three year;, j agrlcuUural development of
offsets to the remaining difference o north Atlantic coa8t it is considered P 1 \*Z rLnn should such a ouaran-
1,423,000 acres exist in increased keat tQ get these crops in from the
plautings of cowpeas, soy beans, vel- I first to the middle of August, while
vet beans, and other less important jn the extreme south the planting
crops. Alabama alone reported in-1 ,nay i>e deferred to early October. In
creased plantings of 834,000 acres of ithe extreme north hairy vetch is fav-
the three crops named, but these are 0red as a legume, cover, or green
j this region should such
' tine be enforced.
It is evident, officials say. from
BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 1.—After six rhe prPgenl distribution of this inscct
ears trial, Samuel Glenn of Cpl- ,.is( of the Mississippi river either
lister has a marketable quantity ol (hat the rate of spread is much
Th<> greater than was originally believed
largely planted in with corn and are, I manure crop, but rye is also largely i a new variety-of free , , . • «
* planted From middle Pennsylvania i berry is compact and mea y possible, or that the original Intro-
to the north Alabama line crimson j enough from weds, to ciass^ as^a duction took place at a date several
therefore, Included in the acreage of planted. From
The larger part of the 4,423,000
acres unaccounted for lias gone back
into pasture or is left idle. The land
in cultivation during tho past few
years has been considerably in excess
of the plantings in the pre-war pe-
lover gives good results. In the ex
treme south bur clover, vetch, and 'to the ««moii
„ ... , UUl IIU" |""- - "
In flavor it I. aim- ^ cariier than reports would in-
T, L7w™ i dicate. In either case, the continua-
crimson clover are used, as well as
velvet beans and cow peas.
In the extreme southwest, partic-
ularly with the orchardists of
rlod, the area under cultivation m southern California, common vetch,1s
Ihe United States In 1920 having 'own In the fa" and 'u™"
been about 10 per cent greater than .as early as possible In the .prlng
i = pmnle vetch Is preferred, as it can
the average acreage tilled for the P mon(h ear]|(1|.
years 1910-1914. The net reduction I ne Luruou
in the cotton states still leaves 111
cultivation a larger acreage than
before the war.
sjtfvjrjaa ssrj-s—s :=
Superstitious railroad men regard than counter-balance the gain.
It as an unlucky omen if a cripple
happens to be the first person to
board the train.
Three Lines—1Tht-ee Times-Three
Dimes -Results -Phone Maple 760<i.
Society Beauty Wins
Fresh creamery butter, 80 lb. tubs..
ti 11 AIM AM) FLIC 1)
Regions Widely scattered showers and
normal temperature are indicated.
For Oklahoma City and Vicinity:
PY Cloudy and unsettled weather tonight
nd Wednesday, with probably showers.
Jill Cooler tonight. | I I, I T
tor l or Oklahoma: Tonight and Wednes- Crnoll Aq(<S PeODle NOt 10
.20 day. partly cloudy; probably scattered r ....
"tl0 j Bhowers; cooler In north portion tonight.
■- WEATHEP! CONDITION j
| A moderate depression central over
northwestern Missouri this morning has
given showers over Colorado, northern
and western Oklahoma, Kansas, western
South I>nkota. pastern Nebraska, the
upper Mississippi Valley, lower I.ake , . in_,
region, ami upi* r Ohio basin Light innocence by processI Of law
have ulsc, f.ll.n lii M.ho. eouth-. The governor, Indicted foi alleged
Judge Until Verdict Is
KANAKEE, III., Aug. 2.-Governor
l.en Small today appealed to the peo-
ple not to judge bim until be had
an opportunity to demonstrate his
Chicken teed, cwt $2.25
Shorts, per cwt 1.60^1.60
Corn, chops, cwt 160
Shelled corn, cwt 160
Oats, i>er cwt 60
Linseed meal, cwt 4 25
Kafir, per cwt 1 50
Kye. per bushel 1 65
MAI AND ST UAH'
Retail prices tor hay and straw In Ok-
BWEKT CORN 10# J0c a down ' vl!T Prairie Hay, ton
ONlONSr—-Home grown, white $1,500 H; . . ..
1.75 a bushel; green onions. 20c a dozen I No* J
CABHAGB—$110© 2.00 a cwt. . «...
1.1CTTUCI&—Los Angeles head. *4 50 a G. S. hides, short hair.
^Ase1 leaf lettuae 40©50c a bushel. O. S. hides, long hair
OTHER VEGETABLES—Bean* $1.60 ! G. S. hides, grubby
ing his crop.
But after all, $3 a bale does not
show the increase that should be ex-
In conditions anything like
normal} a crop report on cotton
showing the condition to be only
61.7 a* compared with a normal
condition of about 74, would
produce a panic in cotton circles.
liOwest on Record.
The condition of cotton 64.7 is
the lowest, according to the govern-
ment report, that has ever been made
for July 26 and estimates a crop pro-
duction the lowest in the past 25
The estimate for this year's crop
is now 8,200,000 or less than two-
thirda the production of 1920.
The carry-over, which includes
several millions of bales of low grade
cotton was placed at a little above
0,000.000 bales and is smaller than
expected by cotton factors and added
to the bullish report of the crop con-
One Cent a Found Advance.
' mate of June 25.
Roll Weevil, Cause.
' The main reason for the decline is
| due to the ravages of the boll weevil
I in several of the southern statea.
i especially in Mississippi, Louisiana.
Georgia and Texas.
I The report states that some of the
j deterioration on the yield is also due
I to the scant use of fertilizer
i southeastern states.
The most favorable conditions are
reported from Oklahoma, western
Texas, Virginia and the Carolines,
with the greatest deterioration in the
heart of the cotton belt
Oklahoma cotton growers will no
doubt, profit at (he expense of the
other cotton sections as the crop out-
side of a few counties where the boll
weevil has rtiade Inroada on th" crop,
is in flne*condition and promises a
Radishes, 20©30c a dostn bunches, lihu- Hog skins mit\
barl> 30© 40c a doxen bunches. Turnip*. lillUU 'l tuu.i
$04f40c a bushel. (Revised Dally by Trades Warehouse
APPLE8—$$ 50©3.75 a box. j and Commission Company.)
BLACKBERRIES — $3.00©4.00 a 24- Lindsay standard—self working: j
pint crate. Choice .
RASPBERRIES— $4 50©5.00 a 14-pint I Good ^
REACHES—$4.60©6.00 a bushel. Madlum
PLUMS—California, $2.26©I.0U a crate. Common grades 05^
OTHER 1'RUITS—Orange*, $6.00$; *>.00 liwarf—self working:
Lemons. $# 00©10.00. Grapefruit. $4 75© Fair 5
7.50 a bo*. Bananas. 7* c a pound. Medium
WATERMELONS—$>.00©2.60 a liun- Common u"
(Ired pounds for large; 75c©$1.60 for
CANTALOUPES — standard crates,
$1.60(1? 2 00 , flat. 75cff$1.00
HONEYOEVV MELONS — Stni^rd
era tea. $i.$o©2.00; flat*. 75c.
HIDES—Gfs*n suited. No. 1 6c; * 2,
cut. 4c; side brands. Jo. bulls, .«i3c;
green glue. 2c; dry flint. 9©Ilo; hor&e
hides. $1 50©2 XI; pony, $100 each; hog
•kins, 10 to 20 cents each; sheep twit*
dry. full wool. 6V8c; tallow. No. 1. 3V4
4c", No. 2. 2©24c.
Retail prices for grain and fwed In Ok-1 rn"utah~an<T'New York state It ts!jUggi|ng of millions in state funds
cooler over the middle Rocky Mountains wjjjje serving as treasurer of IIU-
-.-om « «
been slight not one iota of evidence existing as
' to any wrong doing on my part. i
ROAD CONDITIONS The executive, who has been tour- j
North oklahoma City, fair; King- J jng the state on road inspection j
I fisher, good; Parry, good; Pom a City, j work, since Sheriff Mester at Spring- j
I . Newkirk, niu.id); Wichita. «•>•-, f!eld rofusfd his request to he ar- !
$12.00 good; claremore. «ood; Miami, good. retained for himself on< penn>
lo "i loaet— Checotah, good; Fort Smith, Ar-j founds or interest from Illinois .
14.00 kansas, good but dusty moneys
Souih«i.i-8hBKiiM. rod slightly . J announre(j my
dustv; Holdenville, dusty and rough:, 1 l> to me u r
M« A tester, fair; Tishomingo, t tir, rough candidacy fQr the republican nonn-
in places; Hugo, good; Mabel, good. i nation for governor no person ever
South—t'nion Cil* good, ferry In oper- aCfUaed me of any wrong doing," he
atlon; Purcell, go? d; Duncan, fair;
Hustings, good; W aurika, good; Ryan, ; oeclawl, .... ,
g00(, j "1 appeal to tbe people of Illinois
Houthwr-1 — Chickasha, fair; Ana-; t0 await final decisions through the
darko. rough; Hobart, good; Altus, fair; i jaWR 0f our state and then judge as
Lawton. Id. Whether 1 am an honest man or
whether my Political traduce,, are
fnir■ Clint.,n. rough; lilk City, fan Uullty of the most damnable ron-
,t„ boo.i IfpircLy and scheme of persecution
| NorthWfut—Geary, fair; Taloga, good: | ,lrive mc from my path of duty,
! iCnld, slippt-ry: Doilge City, Kansas, good
oxcept impassable west.
more than six or eight days since
Usually at this time all the mines
are working at full force and buyers
placing their contracts. Very rare-
ly have the mines been closed until
as late as September 1. Competition
of cheap fuel oil with coal is blamed
by Connally for the conditions.
Ed Boyle, state mine inspector, is
pessimistic over conditions in the
Oklahoma mining districts.
w?7 Firm Pays Woman Less Than
Minimum Demanded by
WEED, Cal., Aug. 2—The Weed
Lumber company, owned by Herbert
Fielshacker, San Francisco capital-
ist, and mentioned recently as hav-
No. 1 Alfalfa Hay. ton
11 liil MAKliKT
Friends of the beautiful Natalia
Morley Black Long of New York and
Newport have just heard that she jng cl^ wages of its men employes
recently obtained a divorce from ,0 $2.50 a day, is now paying some.
Ctrl I an* in Reno. Mrs. l.ang is of Its women employes #2 less a
,, ,, on,- week than the minimum wage law
famed for her beauty. Will Poganj, *eeK
the Hungarian artist, spoke of her
as one of the rarest types of Ameri-
can beauty. "He hypnotized me,"
Mrs. Lang told the Nevad;
"Too much mother-in-law,"
PAGE ALL THE
I want the good people ot Illinois I
to know that the Interests that |
planned to roh the people of this |
state of $12,000 a mile, or nearly I
nrn U11NTEDQ1 $54,000,000 for the buUdlnt of roi
nHU-ilU 1\ I Eli J. not now idle at Sprinafield.
! "I will invoke every power of the
| WASHINGTON. Aug. 2. Page I gtat0 to kopp at bay the corrupt and
1 Archibald Stevenson and Senator j flcheminR ngents of those in whos«
I .usk of New York, and Senator , ptand •
of California demands.
This lumber company, Ihe largest
in the state, plays the autocrat with
its employes in true Colorado or
West Virginia stylo. It owns all the
land, runs the store at which the
workers must deal, and at the first
hint of complaint evicts the "kicker.'
Forty men who joined a union were
discharged and blacklisted.
When the company announces a
new wage cut it doesn't even trouble
to say how much it is to be; if the
arly I «. ... .. -rrt nn worker has the bad taste to ask he
ad.s j Report Henryetta IVunes To be j8 gjVen ^is time along with the in-
r\n i .. formation desired. A San Francisco
| newspaper, curious about reported
conditions in Wood, sent a reporter
optimistic outlook v.'. in disguise to investigate. Ihe
Reopened Not Officially
One of the most interesting of re-
cent Americans inventions is the
phonograph safe lock, which will
open only when the owner of the
; safe repeats through the keyhole a
phrase that has been recorded pre-
The price ot October cotton «tood | vlou.ly front his own voice.
1J Midnight It « I" 1-
Nelson of Minnesota, and the whol
| list of red catchers!
| Secretary of State Hughes has ceremony
■ ■ made an appointment to receive the on,tl' . ul„ „i','h' hu .'ramtrv is well
!J ! ambassador of the emir of Afghani.-,' ' ,rhlt warrior Musoul-
tan, who is the ally of Mustapha
,5 : Kemal Pa.ha of Angara. Turkey, and
" I mierl,of,RuH8ia0f N""'" "e J eontrol much of the destiny^ °f <h* | Henryetta fields than atij other in j nounceil Its third
Imier ot nussiu. east. Mr. Hughes, while not yet in a r .w
Right at the psychological mo-1 ^rftbie tQ recognize
and with anxious defer-
in Europe, where the value of
th his c<
, I understood. The warrior Mussul
j mans who hold the mountain front-
pi 1 tors between India and central Asia
Reports of an
the Henryetta coal fields, said to be
opening up, had not yet been con-
firmed Tuesday in the office of
Claude Connally. state labor commis-
Connally stated, however, that the
outlook for a prolonged period of
production was much brighter in the
above are among the startling facta
CAMBRIA STEEL FIRM
CUTS PAY THIRD TIME
weather forecast ment when the department of stat
the good wishes
I American nation.
,r ",1l -TJ Mohammed Vali'a suzerain, the
Forecast for the period, August 1. 1921. i is preparing to take 'Amiv A ma nulla Khan, is ready to
t., AUCUM «• 1921. inclusive of the Asiatic problem into a eonter- nnd aS8Ure
West isulf States: OwrrUiy lair once 0f the lowers, this emissary of j J'"* «,in wishes
weather but with widely scattered local \fi.aniBtun'8 ruler turns up in Wash-|^im
vre-r.-r—ic.^":; I ^. ..■> •>-
in the West Indies.
trPI er Mississippi and Lower Missouri
Valleys: Generally fair westhei with
temperature nesr. or slightly,below ior-
i with Mr. Hughes. He says frankly |
j that he comes to ask recognition of
the Afghan government.
state, or even
southwestern coal fields. This is be-
| cause of the low overhead cost of op-
eration and the cheapness with which
coal is extracted in this district, he
Work is not opening up in all parts
JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Aug. 2.—Tho
Cambria Steel company today an-
eduction in wage
since January 1. Effective August
ommon labo - will be paid -3
i an hour. All other rates will
ijusted in conformity with this
Tho cut is about 17 per cent.
In the 14th century gowns were of the state. ( onnally
common to both sexes. Gown, were! should if condit on-
Vali Khan is his name. | s
.24 ti mal , .. i.a, received with much the 16th century,
.!iJV4tr «0wl Southern Rockv Mountains and Plateau I He has been receiveu wjw
l^n-land'? tobacco bill amounts to
nald, as it1 neariy a billion dollars a year.
normal. He | • —•
f miner, in dlf- Three I.lnes Three Times—Three
still worn bv men until the end of 1 mentioned the cas
1 ferent places who had not workeo |Dime£—Results—Phone Maple <buu.
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