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THE OMAITA DAILY BEE: MONDAY. JULY 24, 1905.
DEPARTMENT FOR COLONIES
DtWcbed PoMMtiooi Important aad Largs
Esoogh for a Cabinat Officer.
HARSH SOUNOiNG TITLE FOR THE ANTIS
abject DUeassed aad Irged la Infln
aatlal (iir)rRMMii Why
tha DfrtBra Sbaald
WASHINGTON, July 22.-9peclal.)-The
suggestion of establishing a colonial de
partment will call forth all the opposition
to "Imperialism" that has been pent up to
Kimt extent or which ha lain dormant
while other questions have, absorbed the
public mind. But It has become apparent
that under Rome name colonial or Insular
a new department of the government, with
a cabinet officer at Its head, itiurt be cre
ated. The detached possessions of the
United States In the Pacific and Atlantic
fceans. and In the strip of land connecting
4Jioe oceans, are of sufficient Importance
( engross all the attention of one man and
would keep him very busy If he attend .d
to them properly. With the exception of
Hawaii,' Porto Rico and Guam, the least
Important of the Island possessions, they
are now under the War department. This
entails too heavy a burden upon one man, 1
who would have enough to do by taking
car of all the business that naturally falls
to the head of the department which ad
ministers the affaire of the army and all
that pertains to tt.
At the close of the Spanish war the
United States was In possession of Cuba,
Porto Rico and the Philippines, and nat
urally administered the governments of
these Islands through the army, which had
taken possession of the Islands. They were
ruled by the military until civil govern
ments were established. During this period
there was built up In the War department
a bureau through which the affairs of the
Inlands' were' conducted, and It has been
4ulte natural to continue this machinery In
peratlon and continue the control of the
Islands and the bureau of insular affairs
under the secretary of war. The Islands
must be under aome cabinet officer, and
why remove them from the War depart
ment? is the question asked, and which can
not be answered save to say that if they
are territories they should be placed und-sr
the Interior department, as has been done
with Hawaii and Porto Rico.
The construction of the Panama canal
has also been placed under the control of
the War department; not that tt belonged
there more than under any other depart
ment, but It had to go somewhere, and the
president preferred that It should be under
Secretary Taft rather than any other cab
inet officer. The Canal commission Is ad
ministered through the bureau of Insular
affairs. Here we have the Philippine gov
ernment and' the Isthmian canal, two of
the greatest and most Important fields cf
operation engaging the attention and en
ergy of the people of the United States,
administered through a bureau of the War
department. If a . cabinet officer should
give all his time and attention to these
great questions he would be fully occupied,
yet he must also manage the affairs of the
army, -with all the increased duties which
have occurred since the War department
tlaestlon of Xante. .
A colonial department, or an insular de
partment. If that would be less harsh to
ears that are sensitive to the imperialistic
word "colony," seems to be necessary. Of
course, the canal Is not "Insular," but for
administrative purposes In the War de
partment It Is such now. Of course, a
double name might be used, aa was, done to
appease the labor interests when the Department-
of Commerce and Labor wne
created, and a new department to be- called
"Islands and Canals" might ba provided. ,. ,
But the question of name is a matter of
ttetall. What la apparent is that the Philip
pines and Panama canal are out of place
in the War department. Neither are under
military control nor have aught to do with
war. They would as properly be under the
control of the Navy department as the
War department had It not been for a train
of natural circumstances. The construction
of the canal and the administration of the
Philippines are both civil functions. Peace
has been established and acknowledged in
the Philippines. The army has less to do
than It had during the pioneer. day of the
west, when Indians were on the warpath.
Consequently, there la not the least neces
alty for keeping the management of the
Philippines under, the war secretary.' At
present there is no other place for them to
go that is, no practical place. Besides, a
change of administration from one depart
ment of the government to another la not
made unless for good reason and by au
thority of congress. The authority of con
gress would be in an act creating a depart
ment of colonies and placing the govern
ment of auch possessions aa are not ex
pected to become atatea under ita jurisdic
tion, and also making the Canal Zona a
colony in the method of its government.
Such a department would be one of the
moat important in the government, much
more Important than the War department
with, the Philippines and canal removed
from Its Jurisdiction.
While there are strong reasons for creat
ing a new department and better adminis
tration would no doubt result from ao
doing, yet It would be difficult to bring It
about. In the first place, the support of
the president and secretary of war would
be necessary, and in the next there wauld
be aerloua opposition In congress to adding
another department to the nlna cabinet
place now In existence. At the same time
the subject Is being discussed and urged
in some influential quarters. Ten years
ago neither the Phlllpplnea nor the canal
were featurea of our government. Today
they are the most Important features, and
both have been added to a department of
the government which was already fully
occupied with important business.
Creatlaa- Blew Department.
Departments of the government with a
cabinet officer have been created from
tima to time as the growth of the country
ana its business demanded. Bureaus of
one kind or another have been created aa
separate organisations, but it has been
found r.ecesaary in time to attach them to
. soma department so that thla business
may be taken direct to the president
when occasion demanded. Soma bureaus
have been allowed to remain independent.
van when the latest cabinet position was
created, but for the most part every new
Bureau created by congress has been at
tacked to aome department In order that
it may be controlled by a man of auffl
dent importance to be a member of the
president's official family.
The Interest of the United State in agrt
culture wa first vested In a commission
and was administered as "a bureau of
subordinate proportions. But it grew vear
by year. Bureaus and divisions were i
ated. It was a vast machine and the de
termination was reached to make it - de
partment of the government with a cabi
net officer. No doubt the men in con-
graaa, representing agricultural districts
were glad to do this for the benefit of
their constituents and to add some dignity
to the great Industry which is the founda
tion of all prosperity.
The last department to be created. Cony
mere and Labor, was at first designed to
ba only Commerce, but the new depart
ment was to Include the long established
bureau of labor, and tl.e labor representa
tive mad tt quit plain that they would
resent the subordination of this bureau.
In fact, they demanded a department of
their own with a cabinet officer, and the
compromise was effected by adding the
words "and Labor" to the original tltla.
It waa first Intended to Include the Inter
atate Commerce commission in the new
department, but the fierce opposition
which the plan engendered caused tha
men in charge of the legislation to drop It
out This brought forth a sarcastic re
mark from Senator Ila'.e t the time upon
the incongruity of creating a department
of commerce and leaving out of It a com
mission dealing with . the most Important
commercial questions of the country,
while Including the Fish commission,
which wea as far removed from commerce
as any bureau could be. But there were
reasons for leaving out tha Interstate
Commerce commission. . That body waa
apposed to be a quasi-Judicial body, ub
Ject to no one and ought not to be ub
ordinate to a cabinet officer, and in its
opinions and orders it was not even sub
ordinate to the president.
The Department of Commerce and La
bor was made n "catch all." Bureaus
necessary to the government -which had
been attached haphazard to other de
partments were given to the new depart
ment. Bureaus which had nothing to do
with the collection and administration of
the revenues of the government, such as
the life saving service, the Immigration
service, the ateamboat inspection service
and the statistical service, wera placed un
der thla department, and with aatlafactory
results. Tha secretary of the treasury was
relieved of a large amount of work which
had nothing whatever to - do with the
collection and expending tha money of the
Growl Needs of the Coantry.
As the country growa and the business
Increases it will be found, that additional
departments are necessary. No one man
can attend to all the Important business
of a growing department, especially If
the business of that department continues
to expand. Nearly every department was
relieved by the creation of ' the Depart
ment of Commerce and Ibor. Of course,
there were no bureaus of either the War
or Navy departments that could have been
transferred, nor was there any desire to
take from either of these departments any
of their functions. But the growth of the
government, Its expansion In the orient,
and the building and administration of the
Panama canal would seem to necessitate
a separate department. ,
The Philippines and the oanal are far
removed from the army. There Is no re
lation between them. The reorganlxatlon
of the Canal commission, giving all the
power to three civilians, waa a atep to
ward divorcing the canal from the mili
tary. The whole tendency is toward a ;
nonmilltary administration and control.
The canal Is under the War department
for convenience and because the president
wanted a man like William H. Taft to
have immediate control of its affairs. For
a similar reason Taft waa made secretary
of war. A man was wanted who could
administer the Philippines. Taft was not
made secretary of war because he was a
great warrior or was an expert In army
matters, but because he had experience In
the Philippines and was well fltted for
the great civilian work that some cabinet
officer should perform.
If a new department of colonies was
created, no doubt Secretary Taft would be
the best man for the place. The last de
partment created takes the lowest rank in
the cabinet In all official and state func
tions, but it does not mean) that it Is the
lowest In Importance by any means. No
one would think of saying that the Depart
ment of Commerce and Labor was of less
Importance than the Agriculture, Interior,
Justice, or even the Postofflce departments.
If there should be a department of colonies
to control the island possessions and . the
Isthmian canals it would reduce the im
portance of the War' department, but the
new department would be second to none In
Importance. For years to come the Philip
pines and the canal will be great factors In
the history and politics of the American re
public. Creatloa of Cabinet Offices.
The first department created In the gov
ernment was that of Foreign Affairs. This
was later changed to Department of State,
but retained Its place as the premiership
of the cabinet. The next to be created waa
the War department and then the Treasury.
The latter department has always ranked
the War department, and In the provision
for tha presidential succession the treasury
follows the State department. Possibly the
Treasury department took second place be
cause Alexander Hamilton was the secre
tary. It was a case of where McOregor sits
being the head of the table. Naturally
Washington, having been for eight 'years
commander-in-chief of the army, was his
own war secretary, and the man holding
that portfolio would not make tt take .a
front rank. But with Jefferson as secre
tary of state and Hamilton secretary of tha
treasury, it was certain that these depart
ment would take a front rank from the
first. For eight year these men made the
State and Treasury tha two Important de
partments of the government.
Although in these tlmea tha ability of
cabinet officer doea not change the rank of
the position. It does change the Importance
of the place In the administration. Thus It
happened that Whitney made the Navy de
partment prominent In the first Cleveland
administration. Blaine naturally made the
State department prominent In the Harri
son administration.' During Cleveland'
second term Olney made the Department
of Justice well known until he was trans
ferred to the State department. In the Mc-
Klnley and Roosevelt administrations Root
made the War department the foremost
position In the cabinet and Taft has kept It
there. It is thus apparent that a man of
ability can maae his own place In the ad
ministration, regardless of the rank of hie
cabinet position. If It should happen that
a colonlaj department waa created and a
man like Root or Taft placed at the head
of It, auch a department would be tha laat
place only at social functions and In the
rosters. Such a department would require
the best man to be obtained and he would
make himself a figure even If precedent and
tha law should place him below all other.
SPANISH SLEEPER AWAKENS
Waa Haa Slept Thlrty-Oae
Year . Haa Rotaraed ta
MADRID. July 28. tSpecial Cablegram to
The Bee.) Leonora Ronaldo, the wife of a
farm hand at Ballaclenso, near Burgos,
ha Just awakened from a tranoe which
ha lasted thirty-one year. i
This Spanish feminine Rip Van Winkle
ha been under the close observation of
medical expert during the whole of that
time, and by their Instruction liquid food
was regularly administered by a tub
placed In the mouth of the sleeping woman.
At time It was believed that the woman
waa waking, and various mean were em
ployed to restore her to consciousness, but
they failed. She has now regained her
senses, but cannot be persuaded that ah
ha slept for year. A curious feature
of. the case 1 that'Sh remember the
incident of her girlhood up to the time
that she fell into tb trance. Her body
la fairly well nourished, but her hair haa
turned whit. On being ahown a mirror
tha woman shrieked In horror and de
clared that the Image It re fire ted was not
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GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET
September Wheat Booms at Close After
STAMPEDED BY BLACK RUST AGAIN
Market Still la lastable Condition oa
Areeast of Report from Mlnae- .
apolla Cora la Dowa a
- Ceat from Yesterday.
OMAHA. July 22, 1906.
After sn easy tendency in wheat all day
the market waa stampeded near the close
by rust reports and September rose to yes
terday's close. The opening was 90Vii?KHe
and the price declined to tmc near noon on
account of disbelief by many traders of
current rust reports. An easy feeling had
been created by the passing of the word
by the Northwestern Miller that the re-
rorts In the main had been started by
nulls and Jones, both working for tha
same bull interest. It did not take long to
change conditions toward the end. The
chief apprehension from rust Is that the
northwest crop Is ten days late. July was
lower and closed at UV, September closed
at 9UH$Mttc and December at 9t907so.
Corn, cash and futures, was nearly lc
lower. July closed at 67ic old July at
67Hc, September at ooVgaoic. old Sep
tember at KVflGoHc, December at 4&y0 and
old December at c.
Oats closed with July at ll40, September
at So and December at 9 -'
Liverpool closed lhid higher on wheat
and Hd higher on corn.
Minneapolis has been the center of the
rust excitement. The speculative and ele
vator Interests Were buying there yesterday
and tha shorts were stampeded. Prices ad
vanced 64c. The big shorts there have
been covering for two days and the bull
leaders are said to have Increased their
holdings. Friday night prices were up
ia,c from the week's low point. Chicago
had advanced 8c frow '.he low point of
Monday, and the Jul September spread,
which showed a disposition to narrow earl
In the week and was I'He, had widened
to Sc at Friday's close.
The Inter Ocean, which has been Investi
gating black rust, reports on He own ac
count, says today: "Developments In the
black rust scare In the spring wheat sec
tions of the northwest were highly sensa
tional and greatly exaggerated yesterday.
The great combination of bullish Interests
at Minneapolis, who are said to be loaded
with high priced wheat, are flooding the
country with the wildest kind of reports
about black rust. There Is no doubt that
there Is black rust in spots, as the reports
come from many good people, but they
do not send sensational advices. Every
nonspeculatlve source of Information
says there is nothing yet In the black
The Daily Trade Bulletin Is out with an
estimate of 415,000.000 bushels of winter
wheat and 270,000,00 bi.shels of spring
wheat, or a total crop of 680,000,000 bushels.
Australian wheat shipments this week were
iH4,uuu Dusneis, last ween lis.uuu ousneie.
Primary receipts of wheat were 1,049,000
bushels, compared with 6A.000 bushels a
From the Inter Ocean: "The corn trade
has figured It out that the Armour Interest
has 6.000.000 bushels of July corn bought
through various commission houses, the
trade being handled In such a roundabout
way that tt has been difficult to locate the
real source' from whence the orders came.
This Is supposed to Include the large line
of corn taken In for the Prinele house
this month for Ames-Broolts. If the theory
of the trade Is right, there may be a sur
prise in the next ten days."
Omaha Cash Prices.
WHEAT No. 2 hard. 8i29c: new No. 2
hard, 81V&i2c; No. 3 hard. sOfaSSc; new No.
( hard, MiSlc; No. 4 hard, .Of 77c; No. 3
CORN No. 2. 62j: No. 3. Slc; No. 4. 60c;
no grade, 45&-49c; No. 2 yellow, KVfcc; No. 3
y Uow, 62c; No. '2 white, 62ic; No. 3 white,
OATS No. 2 mixed, 30c; No. 3 mixed,
29Vic; No. 4 mixed, 28',429c; No. 2 white,
31V: No. S white, 31Hc; No. 4 white, 30c;
Wheat Corn. Oats.
Chicago 114 240 127
Kansas t:ity o "
Omaha 21 31 2
St. Louis 238 15 61
Minneapolis Grala Market.
The range of prices paid In Minneapolis.
as reported - by the Edwards-Wood com
pany, 110-111: Board of Trad building, was:
Artlcle. Open. Hlgh.l Low. Close. Te'y.
Wheat I I
July... 1 12
NEW YORK GENERAL MARKET
Quotations of the Day oa Varloas
NEW TORK. July 22. FI.OUR-Recelpts.
13.657 bbls. ; exports, 3,870 bbls. ; sales, 6.100
pkgs. ; market was unsettled Dy tne wheat
break, closing dull; winter patents, X4.7B4P
6.00; winter straights, $4..1o94.76; Minnesota
patents, S6.5nti6.nii; winter extra. SS4.ltfg3.tio;
Minnesota bakers, 33.754.15; winter low
grades. SS.niwXD.'). Wye hour, steady; sales,
400 bbls.; fair to good, 4.2Si4.60; choice to
rtiRNMKALr-Bteaas. wnii ana yeiiow.
t1.25'S1.30; coarse, 1.14S1.1G; kiln dried, S3.00
BARLEY HUH leening, W, C. I. I..
New York; malting, 4K(J52c. e. I. f.. Buffalo.
wheat Hales. a.&muMio du. futures. BDOt
market steady; No. 2 red, nominal, eleva
tor; No. 3 red, 994C, f. o. b. afloat; No. 1
northern Manitoba, J1.13, f. o. b. afloat.
I'nder heavy profit-taking sales broke more
than a cent per bushel today. Weather
wa better In the northwest, yet com
plaints of rust remained numerous from
all sections, checking short sellers. The
market closed V4c net lower. Sales Included
No. S July closed at 9ic; September closed
CORN Receipts, 113.950 bu.; exports. 39,
945 bu.; No. 2, 63t elevator, and 64c. f.o. b.
afloat; No. 2 yellow. 64c; No. 2 white, 64o.
The option market waa dull and unchanged
without transactions; juiy ciosea ai ojc;
OAT8 Receipts. dj.mj du.; exports, z.dm
bu. Spot, quiet; mixed, 26 to 32 tbs.. 35V0
36V4C; natural white, 30 to 32 lb., J7V&38Vc ;
dinned white. 86 to 40 lba.. 38c.
V EKU oteany : mioaiing, au.ou, juiy snip-
ment: city, iih uxp-u.uu.
HAY Bteadr; snipping, id.nxotd.w; good to
HOPS nteadv: common to enoioezaccnc;
olds, lOftjlic. Pacific coast, )i4 crop, iajf
25c; 1903 crop, lWflSlc; olds, limiizc.
It DKS-steady : uaiveston. a u ids..
25c; Texas dry, 24 to 30 lbs., lSKc.
t.k.ai hkk uuiei: acin. iaiuc.
PROVISIONS Beef, steady; family. $12.00
fcl2 60; mess, $10.0g 10.05. Beer hams, 21.f0
Ci'22-5'); packet, lll.utill.50; city extra India
mess, llH.UKflzauo. tut meats, eieauy; pica-
led bellies. Jo.-Jbtiio.wi; piemen snouioers.
15 5fi.u0: Dlcklcd hams. iiu.vno.D. iara
quiet;, western steamed, 17.35; refined,
stead)''; continent, $7.40; South America, $S;
compound, $6.37Vt'35.21. Pork, steady;
family, 16 ouy ltj.w; snon wear. ii.ioii. ip;
POTATOfcia t irm; soutnern, i.uuhi.du,
TAT.I.OW Firm: city. 4V4M44e.
RICE Steady: domestic. far to extra.
I'tiibw: Japan, nominal.
rOULTKI-UV, quiei; wesiern enliv
ens, 15c; fowls. 14c; turkeys. 14io
Dressed, quiet; western broilers. 138Uc;
fowls. 10tT13Vc: turkeys. 1SS17C.
mitttkr steadv: state dairy, common
to extra, 15tyU20c; western Imitation cream
rHEF.SB Strong: new state, full cream
email colored and white fancy, 10c; new
state, fair to choice, v?l c ; new iai
iim colored and white fancv. 10a
EUGS Fancy selected white, 24025c;
choice, 22i&23o; fancy mixed, extra, Zl'a-o.
Minneapolis Grala Market.
MINNEAPOLIS. July a.-WHEAT-Sep-tember,
lVc; December, tc; No. 1 hard.
S1.W-,; No. 1 northern, $1.14V4; No. S north
ern, II llV
J.'-LOL'R First patent. M103.J0; second
patents, 35.Bu: nrst. clears, Hiwjii'i;
aecona ciera, fj.i..io.
BRAN In bulk, tl3.7btil3.0a
Philadelphia Produce Market.
PHILADELPHIA. July 22. BITTER
Firm; extra western creamery, 2aS4c; extra
pearby prlnta, ix.
KOC.S Firm: nearby fresh. 184c. loss off
nearby fresh. 17V4c, at mark; western fresh,
I7trl&c, at mark.
CHEEtiE Firm; New York full creams,
fancy, loVc; lair to good, lnoc.
Dalath Grala Market.
DULUTH. July 22. WHEAT To arrive
No. 1 northern. $1.16. On track: No. 1
northern. $114: No. S northern, $1.07: 8ep-
temoer, new, mi oepiemuer, oio, wa.
Liverpool Grala Market.
LIVERPOOL. July 23 -WHEAT-Kpot
nominal; luturea. strong; juiy, nominal
September. 4s liHd; December, 6a Vi.
PEORIA. III . July 22.-CORN-Hlcher
No. I yellow. aTVac; No, i, 7Vc, No. 4, tna.
OAT8-teady; No. I white. EfKHc; No.
4 white. 314c. .
CHICAGO CRAI -ASD PROTISIOJIS
Featare at tha Trad Ins and Claalagr
Prlr-ea na Board of Trade.
CHICAGO. July 22 A ' hot wave fora
casted for the northwest caused a strong
finish In the wheat market here today.
At the close the September ,oplon was up
HflSc Com Is down H'tfV". Oats are
practlcaly unchanged. Provisions are
10c lower. -
The wheat market showed greatest
strength lust before the close. At the
opening the market was qulte Irregular,
initial quotations on September being fco
higher, to He lower at Hy,itOHc. While
cables were considerably higher th mar
ket lacked the sustaining Influence of any
definite news regarding alleged damage to
spring wheat throughout the Dakotas and
Minnesota. The absence of any fresh dam
age reports from that territory had a ten
dency to Induce fairly active profit tak
ing. As a result prices reacted about lo
during the first half hour, September de
clining to 89c. Later reports were received
partially contradicting the sensational ad
vices of yesterday and this tended to hold
prices at a lower level. In addition the
continuation of a liberal movement gave
bears further encouragement, total pri
mary receipts today being 1.O49.O0O bushels
compared with only 620,400 bushels a year
ago. Just before the close prices experi
enced a sharp rally, September advancing
to 904c. The market ilosed strong and
active with September at 90Wttc. Clear
ances of wheat and flour were equal to
23,XK buahels. Mlnneannlls. Dvllllth and
Chicago rejKirted receipts of J cars
uKHinm no cars last week ana 270 cars a
Trading In the corn pit was fairly active.
Sentiment throughout the day was rather
bearish as a result of the easier tone of
wheat. General news from the country
was favorable to the bears, the new crop
being reported In satisfactory condition.
Local receipts were larcer than estimated
yesterday and this helped to depress values.
The market closed easy. September
opened higher to c lower at 6Myi?
66'4c, sold between 65(6657,c and closed
at 661'ij65j1o. Local receipts were 240 car.
wnn oa cars or contract grade.
Early weakness of wheat started profit
taking In the oats market, resulting In
some reaction In values. An easier tone
prevailed throughout the entire session.
September opened a shade higher to iii1c
lower at olU off lo 2c and
closed at 29c. Local receipts were 137
cars. ' ,
Provisions were weak under nerslstent
Selling by commission houses. Confirmation
or 5'ellow fever at New Orleans waa one
of the weakening influences. A decline of
iuc in me price or live hogs was an addi
tional bearish factor. At the close Sep
tember pork was off 10c at $12 S7V4- Lard
was down 7H5rtOc at $7. 12V,. Ribs were 10c
lower at I7.77V4.
Estimated receipts for Monday: Wheat.
131 cars: corn. 273 cars: oats. 149 cars: hnii.
The leading futures ranged as follows:
Artleles.1 Open.l High. I Low. Close.l Yes'y.
'92V4-314! 3 91', 9'."W
'HWHi 90H 89 I90SW4I
90H9i; 91 I 89V4:90V;t!
32Vi S2 31 T4 31 Ti S2U
Botfly 29V -Tl
&,XVrfitt, SO 3OU:30U44
32m&Vi 32Hi 32V4I 32Vj 324
12 77V4 12 92Vi' 12 77Vi! 12 87Vi 12 92V,
12 80 12 92V 12 SO 12 9-'V 13 00
7 20 I
No. 2. told. $New.
Cash quotations were as follows-
FLOl'R Steadv: winter patents 14 .v4 art-
straights, $4.00'fi-4.2r: snrinr- natnnts tt IKia
5.40; straights. $3.5fXS4.86; bakers. $2. 403.40.
-r.Ai-io 1 spring, $1.0491.10; No. 3,
ocf)$1.06; No. 3 red. 93ra934c.
cijjiim rso. z, 614c: ino. 2 yellow. 57c.
OATS No. 2. 32c: No. 5 whlta. old 3iv
No. 8 white, new. 81ie. .. . . .
RYE No. 2, 72'3i73c. '
BARLEY Good feedlnar. MKlkf- rle
choice malting, 46e49c.
r,r.us imo. 1 'Ha. $1.24;. No. 1 north
western. $1.40. Prime timothy, $3.20. Clover,
contract grade. $12.75&13.00. .
PROVISIONS Mess nork. ner hhl . It? 8ft
B12.85. Iird. per 100 lbs.. $7.0yg7.024. Short
ribs . sides (loose),- $7.657.78; short clear
sides (boxed), JI7.l7rJ9 8 00. .
rouowing were inn. receipt and hlp
ments of flour and grain:
, . . Receipts. Shipments.
Flour, bbls 12.900 uti
Wheat, bu... ............ ....122.000 ' 47V10
Corn. bu.,,...,:.i.... 196.000 Smisoo
Oats, bu 166.J0O 3O8.6H0
R.ve, bu 1 -xn
Barley, bu... .... 16.400 i sno
On the Produce exchange todav th hut.
ter market was firm; creameries, 16419c;
dalrlea . 16V,trigc. Eggs, firm; at mark, cases
Included, 14c;-firsts. 16c: nrlme fl , 17.-
extras, 194c. Cheese, steady, 9Vf?104e.
Kansas City Grata and Provisions.
The range' of prices paid In Kansas rttv
ss reported by the Edwards-Wood Grain
company to The Bee was:
Articlesl Open. Hlgh.l Low. Close.l Yes'y.
July... 814 S3 814 82 81
Sept... 81Vtfi81 81 79Vt 107, WW,
Dec... 814 814 794 814, 81
July... 62 . 62
Sept... 48 -48 48 484 44
Dec... 424 '424, .424 424 4:4
Sept... 29 ' 29 2SV4 28V4 I
July... 12 65 12 65 12 67
Sept... 12 85 13 85 13 72 13 80 12 $7
July... S97 97 95 6 95 7 02
Sept... 7 15 7 15 7 07 7 07 7 15
Sept... 780 780r78 772 7 82
KANSAS CITY. Julv 22. WHKIT-Mnr.
ket steady; July. 834c; September, 80,i
80V; December. 81 4c; cash, No. 2 hard,
84fn88c; No. 8, 82(6lio: No. 4, 77cfj80c; No. 2
red, 86c; No. 3, 83ibS4c; No. 4, 78fc81c; re
ceipts. 451 cars.
t oh in oteady; July, 614c; September.
4V48,c; December, 424c; May, 424c:
cash. No. 2 mixed, 62c: No. 3, 6144c; No. 2
wnite. 64 'v; iso. s, 4c.
OATS Steady; No. 2 old. 83 36c: No. 2
RYE fteady; No. 2. 67c.
HAY Steady; choice timothy. 39. SOS 10.00:
choice prairie $6.2fifi7.00.
ateany ; Missouri and Kansas, new
No. 2 whltewood cases Included. 14c: case
count, 13c; cases returned, 4c less.
The following were the receipts and shin-
ments of grain:
Wheat,' bu 3eo.s"0 231. "O0
Corn, bu 48.000 14.40c)
Oats, bu 1 19,000 2O,0u0
- St. Loal Geaeral Market.
ST. LOUIS, July 12. WHEAT Futures,
lower; cash, strong; No. S red cash, ele
vator, nominal; track, 8K4tJ9uc; September,
85V8c; December, 874,c; No. 2 hard,
CORN Firm; cash, lower; No. 8 cash,
67c; track, 684c; September, 634c; De
OATS-Quiet; No. 2 eaah. S24e: track,
304i33c; July, 29Tc; September, 2f4c; No.
2 white. 36c.
FLOL'R Steady ; red winter patents, 14.26
6 4 4o; extra fancy and straight. $3 86(13 -4. 20.
SEED Timothy, steady, $10WiJ2.40; prime,
OiKNMEAL Steady; $2.70.
RRAN Steady; sacked, east track, 72c.
HAY Firm; timothy. $.0(Kal4.00; prairie,
IRON COTTON TIES-09C
HEMP TWINE 4c. I
PROVISIONS Pork, lower; Jobbing,
$13,024. Ird. lower: crime steam. $8,674.
Dry salt meats, steady; boxed extra shorts,
$7,874; clear libs. $8 374; short clears.
Daixm. Bieaay; wiea extra anuria,
$8624; clear ribs, $9,124.
POULTRY Steady; chickens. 10c; springs,
114c; turkeys, isc; ducks,
BUTTER Slow; creamery,
EGGS Firm. 124e. case count
The receipt of flour and grain were a
follows: Receipts. Shipments.
Flour, bbls 11.000 31.0CO
Wheat, bu 238.0OO 112. f0
Torn, bu 15,000 - es.000
Oats, bu H.Cw0 28.0U0
Milwaukee Grala Market.
MILWAUKEE, July 23-WHEAT-No. 1
northern. ll.Uvo 1.13: No. 2 northern. $1.07
l.ll : He pi ember, iHt1J4c, asaea.
RYE No. 1. ifn nominal.
BARLEY No. 3. 62c, nominal; sample.
CuKN September, 654&664c. asked.
Oil aad Stosla.
NEW YORK. July 22. OIL Cottonseed,
dull: prime crude, nominal; prime yellow.
2nt72J-Vc. Petroleum, quiet: refined, New
York. KtO; Philadelphia and Baltimore,
Kuk; Philadelphia and Baltimore. In bulk,
$3 96. Turpentine, dull, 14S14c.
SAVANNAH, , G ., July K.-TURPBN-TlNU-telead.
0MAI1A LIVE STOCK MARKET
Nearly "All Ends' of Cattle Considerably
Lower for Week.
HOGS TODAY: SHOW A SLIGHT DECLINE
Week Closing with Hog Five Lower
Thna Week Ago aad Sheep aad
Iaab Right Aronad Fifty
SOUTH OMAHA. July 22.
- cattle. Hogs. Sheep.
Official Monday ...
Official Tuesday ..
Otliclal Thursday .
Official Friday ....
omcial baturday .
7. of j
Total this week 1S.269 73.020 25,768
Total last week 18.3,3 4M.141 lr.ttit
Same week before U.lt9 jii.it s 14.413
Same three weeks ago., li.iii) 71.940 19.1.2
Hame four weeks ao.. 20.23 tM.759 IM.616
Same week last year .. ,772 17,850 .6-'l
RECEIPTS FOR THE YEAR 'IO DATE.
The following table shows tne receipts of
cattle, hogs and sheep at South Omaha fur
the year to date, t-omaring with last year:
19.6 1904. Inc. Dec.
Cattle 474,142 47,'.2) a.b7S
Hogs' 1,464.744 1.44S.41S 18.3L"f
Sheep 797,740 730,743 tb,99S
The following table shows thj average
price of hogs at South Omaha for th last
several days, with comparisons:
Date. I lu6. 1904. 1903. 180a.1901. 1IXX. 1SS9.
July lb. .j
J.iiy lb.. 1
July 21.. I
6 5 j
I S 7$
6 Oil S 7$
I i S TS
6 16, IM
6 Hi i 81
I 8 he
6 631 6 13,
B6 6 13 3 90
6 95 6 02 4 04
6 5 13 4 09
1 6 08 4 06
5 77 J
6 64 6 02!
6 55! 4 94
5 68 1 4 87
6 6i 4 99,
K tlSl i o'
p. -1 I
I 1 52,
I 6 6141 6 1H
I 6 07 4 tl
S 67 1 , I
The official number of cars of stock
brought In yesterday by each road was:
" Cattle. Hogs. H'ses
C, M. & St. P... 6
Wabash 1 1
Union Pacific .. 3 1
C. & N. W., east 2 ...
F.. E. M. V 69
C, St. P., M. & 0 14
B. & M 30
C, R. I. 4 P., east 1
C. R. I. & P.. west .w 2
Great Western 1 1
Total receipts 2 162 - - 1
The disposition of the day's receipts was
as follows, each buyer purchasing the num
ber of head Indicated:
Omaha Packing Co I.b22
Swift and Company 3,049
Cudahy Packing Co 1,217
Armour & Co 4,654
Squires & Co 379
Frey Packing Co 110
CATTLE-As will be noted rrom the table
given above the receipts of csttle this week
are smaller than for the previous week by
about 2,000 head. In spite of the falling off
In the number arriving there have been
enough cattle here to meet all the require
ments of the trade.
As usual on the last day of the week there
were no cattle of any consequence here
nor at any of the other large markets. In
looking back over the cattle trade of the
last six days It Is not possible to discover
anything very encouraging to the selling
Interests. Dullness has been a prominent
feature of the market nearly every day and
the general tendency of values has been
downward. For the week it Is safe to quote
beef steers at lOftl&c lower than they were
at the close of the previous week. - Good
dry-lot cattle, not too heavy, which bave
beeivthe most sought after; have not showy
so much decline as the rough or plain
cattle, or as grass cattle. They have also
been easier to sell than have the commoner
grades. This, however, Is the usual thing
on a declining market.
Cows and heifers on most day have not
been in very large supply, but still they
have suffered more decline than have steers.
Outside of strictly good dry lot stock on the
heifer order the market can be quoted 15(9
25c lower. The trade Is rapidly getting
down to a grass basis and the Very fact
that fewer corn-feds and more graasers are
coming makes the market look lower than
It really is when compared with a week
Feeding cattle of good quality and
weights appear to be in a little better de
mand, but they would naturally show some
weakness In sympathy with the decline of
beef steers. On the other hand common
kinds of stockeis and feeders are hard to
get lid of and it seems like they have been
lower every dsy this week. Taking all
kinds Into consideration the feeder market
la Just about 1015c lower than It waa a
HOGS The receipts of hogs thla morning
were again large, 1K1 cars being reported ip.
sight. This, together with unfavorable re
ports from other selling points, caused a
still further reduction In prices. Early bids
were usually ell of 5c lower. Later on. r. s
It became apparent that there was a fair
shipping demand, opening sales on toppy
lots were not over 24c lower. Inferior
coarse and mixed loada were usually quoted
around 5e lower, while good shipping tioga
showed little decline from yesterday. After
the trade waa once under way the market
became quite active at current prices, so
that a 'fair clearance was made In good
season. The clase was firmer on good lots.
but. rather uncertain on inferior kinds The
bulk of all the hogs sold at $5.474&660.
The receipts of hogs have been very largd
this week. In fact extremely so for this
season of the -year, as will be noted from
the table ooove. j-iuring the first half of
the week prices tended upward steadily,
reaching the high point of the year to date
011 Wedneaday. On Thursday a downwurd
movement was started and all the advance
of the week was lost and about 6c more.
In other words, the week closes with nrlcj
Just about 5c lower than they were at the
close of last week. Representative sales:
No. Av. 6. rr. No. A. Hk. Pr
49 t" M 424 M 1M 4 47
l 3l 40 i 42 It HT ... 47U
U ... 46 12 t;4 0 I 47"
71 U .-. 44 72 lit ... 4 7U
40 23 120 t 45
43 tTI 40 I 44
247 1M I 17
41 201 44 t 47 w,
44 214 ) t 474
41 247 ... 47
tS 240 11 i 47U
44 161 170 4 45
74 .122 1U0 I 4ft
44 UO ... I 44
44 1 10 I 46
r?4 4fl 4 47Vi
IN K I 47
64 :7 140 i 46 44.
II 244 ... I 46 61.
111 40 I 41V,
41 244 140 4 46
61 251 110 I 47
67 2IS 40 4 47 V,
64 C27 40 4 40
43 lit to 6 60
42 221 120 6 40
14 202 120 6 60
40 114 140 I 60
71 220 60 I 40
71 240 100 I SO
76 11 120 6 60
44 -6 ... I 60
47 221 4 I 6
74 2u ... 6 60
11 224 40 I 64
64 241 280 4 44
47 211 ... 146
44 287 200 I 46
74 214 ... I 46
66 34S 40 I 46
44 lt 40 4 44
77 .214 40 I 46
66 247 BO I 46
61 240 ... 4 46
47 124 U I 46
40. :6 140 I 44
44 131 M I 474
40 224 40 I 471,
0 117 0 4 47V,
44 417 40 I 40
44 lit 40 4 47V, 44 210 ... I 40
l 216 1 6 4iv, 64 117 40. 4 60
46 244 64 I 47V, II 221 ... 4 40
47 lit ... i 47V 4 214 ... 4 60
76 Ill 40 4 47V6 II 11 ( 60
61 144 140 1 47 V, to 2M 1M 6 40
77 126 40 I 47V, 11 2.(0 ... 6 60
16 211 40 I47i, 62 144 40 I 60
41 244 ... I 47V, 71 221 ... I 60
47 220 140 I 474 71 lo 140 6 60
74 214 40 4 47V 61 .114 40 I 60
46 Iu4 ... 4 47V, 71 124 ... I 60
77 M 40 I 47V, 17 lot 44 4 60
71 tl 114 6 47V, SO IIS ISO 4 40
42 217 ... I 47V, 74 14 ... 4 40
44 SIT ... 4 47V, 44 124 ... I 4
74 124 1M 4 47 4 14 141 ... ( 6
41 124 140 I 47, 44 S1 40 4 40
44 11 140 I 47V, 70 112 4 4 40
44 144 40 4 47V, 44 Ill ... 140
44 Ill 40 4 47V, 14 117 40 4 60
71 221 ... I 47V, 41 144 10 I 40
47 Ml ... I 47V, 16 120 ... 6 40
4 114 80 6 47 V, 76 ...100 ... 1 60
76 140 200 6 47 V, 71 124 40 I 40
44 lit ... 1 47 4 71 214 140 4 40
II 121 MO 4 47', 14 Ill ... 4 60
Ti 114 0 147 V, 76 104 ... 1 44
44 124 147V, Ill 14 I 4
44 114 40 I 47V, 71 121 ... I 40
44 22 40 6 47V, 44 214 ... 4 4
44 141 1S4 I 41V, 14 101 140 I 6
1 110 60 I 41V, T KH 140 6 M
44 447 140 I 47V 74 214 60 4 60
44 17 ... 1 47V, 74 1 40 4 64
TI 244 4 1 47 V, 14 Itt ... 4 4
14 144 M I 47V, 44 140 120 I 60
44 22 So I 41V, 14 Ill 40 4 40
44. 110 12 1 47V, II Ill B0 I 40
II I at 1M 147V, 41 21 40 1 624
47 141 ... 1 47V, 0 1'4 ... I 62V
61 4"! ... 4 47V, 17 281 44 I 61V,
64 Ill ... I 474 4 122 ... I 42V,
14 221 ... 4 47 V, 11 160 ... 4 12-,
44 ...4 110 4 47V, 11 144 ... 4 62V
1 2M 44 4 47 V, 71 2U 1M I 61V,
4 141 10 4 47 V, (1 164 44 I42v
7 121 I 47V, 44 1M M 4 4!Vi
4 164 4 47 V, SS 1M 141V,
6 IIS 4 I 47V . S ... 4 44
11 la m 147 V, U 141 ... I 64 .
TI Wl SO 1 474 It 144 M I 44
41 1W 110 I 47 V
SHEEP The market thl morning wa
practically bare of supplies aa usual on the
last day of the week. Aa regarda the trade
for the week there la not much that can be
added to what waa aaid yesterday. The
sheep market at all points has suffered a
severe break, due apparently to the heavy
falling oft In the demand for mutton conse
quent upon the hot weather that has pre
vailed In the large consuming centers of
the country. Packers have found It Impos
sible to force mutton Into consumption in
anything like usual quantities, which means
that they have not been In a position to buy
freely of either sheep or lambs. At all roar,
ket points both sheep and lambs hav been
coming faster than they wera wanted.
There could be only one outcome to such a
state or aaalrs and that was the break in
At this point the decline for the wee
amounts to right around 60c, with some of
the more desirable kinds not more than 25o
Off. With less Houvht after atufT as much as
75c lower in exereme cases. Other western
markets note fully as much decline as this
and eastern markets a good deal more. As
evidence thst this market has not suffered
more than the others a split shipment of
sheep sold yesterday at a down-the-rlver
martlet at prices netting the owner 21c per
hundred less-than at South Dttoha The
sale at South Omaha was made early In the
morning and the price wired to the other
market, so that they had every chance to
beat it If this market hart Iim.h nut n lino
To sum up, the market lias been slow ?nd
very unaullslaclory at all points. In addi
tion to being lower, hut. after all. !,. Icea
are still high aa compared with other yetsrs.
' Quotations: Good to choice spring lambs,
f6.ati4in.SO; fair to good spring lambs. jji.iiO-tt
i 50; good to choice yearlings. $5.2Oj5.50; fair
10 goou yearlings. II ,5fi6.t; good to choice
wethers. H IMib mi: fair to iriuid .ihi.rt
$44tH?4.75; good to choice ewes, $4.304.60;
tair to good ewes. 34 .uo-j 4 10. Representa
CHICAGO LIVE STOCK MARKET
Cattle Steady Hogs Steady to Tea
Lower Sbeep aad lambs Steady.
CHICAGO. July 22-CATTl.E-Recelpts,
400 head; market steadv; good to prime
steers. I5.252i5.76: noor to medium. Is va
6.15: stockeis and feeders. $2.104.40; cows.
f2.4ttfl-4.4u; heifers, $2.25(114.75; can ners, f 1.40
VJ.iu; ouiis, J2ft-(i3. 70; calves, 43.WB4i.40;
Texas-fed steers. $3.lu4. 50.
HOGS Receipts. 17.000 head; estimated
Monday, 35.1XW; market steady to 10c lower;
mixed, and butchers. $5 3565.96: good to
choice heavy, $5.75r..t2,.l; rough heavy,
I5.SCM6.60; light, i:,.5C.uii; bulk of sales,
SHEEP A Nil LAM BS Receipts, 2,000
heud; market steadv; good to choice weth
ers. $4.75415.40: fair to choice mixed. $d.60ui
4.ti0: western sheep, $4.0oi3.25; native lambs.
si.oow.ow; western iambs, 1o.uikob.wj.
Kansas City Live Stock Market.
KANSAS CITY. Julv 22 CATTLE Re
ceipts, 3oO head, including 100 southern. Mar-
Kci unchanged: choice export and dressed
beef steers. $500b'j.35: fair to good. $4J54i
5.00: western fed sieers. $3.754.90; stockeis
snd feeders, $2.ioS4.3o; southern steers. 2.io
fcrt.io; southern cows, $2.25183.00; native cows,
$'J.5ikS4.60; native heifers. $S.251i.25; bulls.
$2.25'a4.0O; calves. $3.u)fri5.76. Receipts lor
the week. 43,850 head.
HOGS Receipts. 3.350 head. Market 5f
74c lower; top. $5.65: bulk of sales, $5.5&'2'
6.624; heavy, $5.50 5 80; packers. $5.60i6.RO;
pigs and lights, to.WKfG.So. Receipts for th
week. 39,350 head.
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts. ' none.
Market nominally steady: native lambs.
$5.25427.15; western lambs, f.VlSCdS.TB; ewes
and yearlings, $4.2oiun.OO; Iexas clipped
yearlings, $5.007.50: Texas clipped sheep.
$4.25156.00; stnekers and feeders. $2.50jj4.09.
Receipts for the week, 17,590 head.
St. Louis Lire Stock Market.
ST. IvOUIS. July 22. CATTLE Receipts,
650 head, including 450 Texans; steady to
strong; native shipping and export steers,
$4.7616.50; dressed beef and butcher steers,
$3.64i6.10; steers under 1.000 lbs., $3.004.00;
stockeis and feeders, $2.2-34.00; cows and
heifers. $2.0166.60: ennners. $1.6ff2.15: bulls.
12.Wkuh3.Vj5; calves, $3.00g650; Texas and In
dian steers. I2.23&4.50; cows and heifers.
hogs Receipts, j.&ou nead; lower; pigs
and lights. $5.75'96.96; packers, $6.006.90;
butchers and best heavy, $5.RO6.90.
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts. 400 head;
market steady; native muttons. $3.6034.25:
lambs, $6.Kii6 V); culls and bucks, $3.0uj2't.7&;
mockers, J3.76'J4.2S; Texans, $3.7534.75.
TVew York Live Stork Market.
NEW YORK, July 22. BEEVES Re
ceipts, 456' head; no trading and feeling
weak. Exports were 780 beeves and 65
quarters of beef.
cai ra-No receipts and no trading;
feeling unchanged: city dressed veala slow
at GVftloc per lb.; country dressed. 49c.
SHEE AND LAMBS Receipts, 5,637
head; shep steady; good to prime lambs In
light supply and steady; common and me
dium grales extremely slow and a fraction
lower; sheep. $3,009-4.76: lambs, $5.00(87.00;
dressed mutton, slow, 769c per lb; dressed
HOGS Receipts, 1,004 head; none on sal
and feellns Arm. . .
St. Joseph Lire Stock Market.
ST. JOSEPH. -Tnlv BTlTTI.rD..
celpts, 3fil head: steady; natives, $3.606 40;
cows and heifers, $1.264.16; stockers and
HOfiS Receints K R74 hu4 nra.u c
lower; light, $5.5.Vfif6.66; maximum and
heavy, &.&"Cflb.0; bulk, $5.6O6.60i
SHEEP AND LAM BS Receipts, S4 head;
Sioux City Lira Stock Market.
SlOrX CITY. July 22-(Speclal Tele
gram.) CATTLE Receipts. 500 head; mar
ket steady; beeves. $3.76i55.10; cowa. bulls
and mixed. $2.5064.00: stockera and feeders
$2.75i&3 60; calves and yearlings. $2 6O(&3 50
HOGS Receipts, 6.000 head: market weak
to 6c lower, selling at $5.266.50; bulk of
- Stork fa Sight.
Receipts of live sior-k at the six principal
western markets yesterday:
came. nogs. Sheep.
Totals 2.223 46,236
Snarar and Klolasaes.
NEW YORK. July 22.-SCOAR-Raw.
steady; fair refining. J,c; centrifugal, H
test, 40c. Refined, steady; No. 6, 4.60c; No.
7, 4.55c; No. 8, 4.45c; No 9. 4 40c;. No. 10, 4.35c;
No. 12. 4.20c; No. 13. 4.10c: No. 14, 4.06c; con
fectioners' A, 5.06c; mould A, 6.66c; cutloaf.
6.90c; crushed. 5.90c; powdered. 6.30c; gran
ulated, 5.IOc: cubes. 6.15c.
MOLASRF8 Dull; New Orleans open
kettle, good to choice, 15c.
NEW ORLEANS. July 22 SI'OAR
Steadv; open kettle centrifugal, 44ft47,c;
centrifugal whites, 4 15-16,fi5 1-lfic; yellows,
mtfie; seconds, 2V14c.
MOLASSES Nominal; open kettle, lS
20c: rentrifugiil, 6nl4c.
SfRLP Nominal. .
LONDON. July 22.- Today Is a holiday on
the Stock exchange. Bar silver was steady
at 27 8-16d per oa. Money, 4(gi per cent.
The discount rate for short bills Is 149
1 11-16 per cent and for three months' bills
1 ll-iw?fl4 per cent.
BERLIN. July 22.-Prices on the Bourse
todav generally were slightly weaker.
PARIS. July 22. Trading on the Bourse
today was Irregular. Prices had an upward
tendency. Russians were buoyant on M.
Wltte's arrival here Russian imperial 4a
were quoted at 87 and Russian bonds of
l'J04 at 50.
Clearing Hoaso Averages.
NEW YORK, July 22. The statement of
averages of the clearing house banks of
this city for the week shows:
Loans, $1.1X3-H,"0; Increase, $19,068,600.
Deposits.- $1,177,398:00; increase. $18.30, CKO.
Circulation, $48.9! .2"0; decrease, $243,900.
Legal tenders. $8' 109.000; decrease, l-j.700.
6pecle, $:'20,19O,5OO; Increase. $28,400. Reserve,
$3"9.i99,5iiO; increase. $21,700. Reserve re
quired. $294,119,550; Increase, tl.fn(.,no. Sur
plus. $14,949,960: decrease. 4.57l.30. Ex
t nlted Statea deposits, $17,051,675; decrease,
OMAHA. July 22. Bank clearings for to
day were $1.5Sti.7 17: for the corresponding
date last year, $1.034,gol.l6.
Monday $1,610,730.79 S1.189.S72.42
Tuesday 1,634. 7'. 77 918.947 40
Wednesday 1.456.550 49 1,00.468.62
Thursday 1.3S7,9K9.8S 978.175.78
Friday 1. 465.41. 5t 936.602.24
Saturday 1.5M,it 17 1,034, 8tl. 16
Totals $9.034,241. 67 $S,077.8.62
NEW YORK. July 2A -METALS The
markets were generally quiet, but prices
were well maintained. Spot tin was quoted
were well BiainuMnea. npoi nn 4""
it $31.75o32.00. Lake and electrolytic copper
ranged from $16 1j4 to $15.25 and casting
vas still held st $14 16. L d was unchanged.
with prices rather low tor immediate siiip
ment. Spelter was firm at $4.4f& 6u Iron
was In fair dt-inand at recent prices.
ST. I.OU1S. July 32.-M ETA L Lead,
dull, $4.60. Spelter, higher, $5.40.
Imports aad Experts.
NEW YORK. July Z. The total imports
of merchandise and dry goods at the port
of New York for tb week ndlng today
wera valued at $10...t.0.19. Total Imports
of specie for the week were $224.2.il silver and
$143 K32 gold. Total exports of specie for
the week were $i!45 gold and $5!8.S52 silver.
OMAHA WIIOU44LK MARKET.
Condition of Trade aad Qantatloa aa
Staple aad Fancy Prodace.
KOGS Receipts, fair; market, steadyj
candled stock, 14c.
LIVE POULTRY Hen. 4c: rooster.
64k'; turkeys, '20l6o: ducks, 8c; spring
ducks. 10c; spring chickens, 14ful5c.
BUTTER Market firm: packing stock.
144c; choice to fancv dairy, 17JjlS:j cream
ery, 2031c; prints, 22c.
SUGAR Standard granulated. $21 per
cwt.; cubes, $7 per cwt.; cut loaf, $7.46 pe
cwt.; No. ( extra C. $6 15 per cwt.; No. 10
extra C, $6.96 per cwt.; No. 16 yellow, $8.76
per cwt.: XXXX powdered, $ti 90 per cwt.;
bar powdered. $7.40 per cwt.; eagle tableta,
$7.96 per cwt.
FRESH FI3H-Tront. So; halibut. llo
buffalo (dressed), So; Pickerel (dressed), So;
white bass (dressed), 12c; eunfish, 6c; perch
(scaled and dressed), 8c; pike, 10c; catfish,
15c; red snapper, loc: salmon. 16o: crapplea,
l-'c: eel, 15c; bullheads, lie: black bass, 20c;
Manitoba whltefish (dressed), 10c; 1-ake Su
perior whlteflsh (dressed), 12c; frog legs,
per do.. 85c; lobsters, green, 27c; bollca
lobsters. 80c; shad roe, 46c: bluefish, So.
HAY Prices quoted by Omaha WholetWI
Hay Dealers' association: Choice, $7; No.
1. $6.60; No. 1 $0; coarse, $5. These price
are for hay of good color and quality.
BRAN Per ton. $16,
ORANGES Valencia, all sixes, $4 76T60O.
LEMONS Llnionlera, extra fancy, 270,
300 and Sttl sizes. $8.0o4jlO.OO; fancy, 270. S06
and 3ti0 sizes, $8.00.
DATES Per box of 30 1-lb. pkgs., $3.00;
Hallowe'en, In 70-lb. boxes, per lb. 60.
FIGS California, per 10-lb. carton, H9
Stic; imported Smyrna, four-crown. Ltc; flvo
BANANAS Per medium-sized bunch, H.75
2.25; Jumbos. $2.6ojf3 00.
FRCITS AND MELONS.
PEARS Bartlett, per 60 lb. box. $2.71
PLl'MS California, per 4-baaket crate.
01 IflrfM Vi
PEACH E8 Texas Elbertas, per 4-basket
crate. 76c; California freestones, per 26
1b. box. $100.
CANTALOUPES Texa. per crate. $3 00:
California, per crate, ponies, $2.002.60;
California, standards, Kill,
WATERMELONS Alabama 8weets. 269
40c each; crated. 14c per lb.
RA8PBERR1 ES Red, box of 24 pts ., $2 04.
BLACKBERRIES Case of 24 qts.. $1.76
WAX BEANS Per 4-bu. basket, 2536c;
string beans, per 4-bu. box, 2''ai1o.
POTATOES New, per bu., 26&350.
BEANS Navy, per bu.. $2.00.
CAULIFLOWER Home grown, per crat
of ' 1 dox., 60c.
CUCUMBERS Per do., 25c.
TOMATOES Tennessee, per 4-basket
CABBAGE Home grown, in crate, per
ONIONS Home grown, yellow, red and
white. 2c per lb.
BEETS New, per.bu., 75o.
CHEESKSwlss, new, 15c: Wisconsin
brick, 14c; Wisconsin llmberger, 16c; twins,
1240: young Americas, 124c
NUTS Walnuts, No. 1 soft shell, new
crop, per lb.. 16c; hard shells, per lb., 13c;
No. 2 soft shells, per lb., 12c; No. 2 hard
shells, ner lb.. 12c: oerans. lane, ner lb.
12c; t-mali, per lb., 10c; peanuts, per lb., 7e;
roasted peanuts, per lb., 8c; Chill walnuts,
per lb., 129134c; almonds, soft shells, per
lb. 17c; hard shell, per lb., 16c; ahellbarK
hickory nuts, per bu., $1.76; large hickory
nuts, per bu., $1.60.
HIDES No. 1 green, 8c; No. 2 green,
7c; No. 1 salted, 9c; No. 2 salted, 8c;
No. 1 veal calf, 10c; No. 2 veal calf, 9c; dry
salted, 7&14c; sheep pelts, 26Q1.00; hois
NEW YORK, July 22 COFFEE Market
for futures opened steady at an advance
of 6 to 10 points and ruled generally firm
on higher European cables and smaller
Bratlllan receipts. Tracing was not active,
but trade Interests and Wall street readily
absorbed offerings, and the market closed
steady at a net advance of 1 15 points.
Toledo Seed Market.
TOLBDO. July 22. SEED Clover, cash.
17.70. asked: October, $5.58. asked: prima
alsike, $6.50, bid: prime timothy, $1.60.
Woman Fabricate a Story of Coming
Marriage and Get a La rga
Af Indianapolis, girl conjured up a re
markable fabrication of stories, sensation
ally and pathetically reciting the romance
of a mythical' fiance and a broken wed
ding, for. the unique purpose of inducing
her mother to buy her clothes. Tho young
woman, Mlas Mabel Jones, bought herself
an engsgement ring with her savings,
and then, after having accomplished her
purpose toward replenishing her wardrobe,
sent herself a telegram announcing that,
her lover had been killed by a fall from
a horse. It has now developed that Mis
Jones' love affair had no existence except
in her own fervid Imagination.
The truth was finally wrung from Miss
Jones, after she had been subjected to a
most severe cross-examination by the very
men she .had implicated In the affair by
the use of their names. So trying was tha
ordeaf that Miss Jones' mother, Mrs. Frank
Arbuckle. swooned In the midst of th
questioning and waa revived only after an
hour's arduous work. A state of collaps
followed, and early this morning she wa
With her mother unconscious . on th
floor and the other members of her family
Imploring her to tell the truth, Mis Jones
sobblngly confessed that the story of her
contemplated wedding was manufactured
by herself; that she had bought her own
engsgement ring and even written, with
her own hand, the telegram telling of her
sweetheart' traglo death.
Continued questioning, much the same a
that to which a witness on cross-examination
Is subjected, began to hav it effect
on Miss Jones. She showed signs of waver
ing, and Just then her mother swooned.
This wrung the truth from tha young
First of all she admitted that th wed-'
ding rtory wa a pure fabrication. She
said she wsnted more and nicer dresses,
and that she had created the wedding
myth in order to Induce her parents to buy
her expenalve dresses. She told them eh
had met a man named Benjamin, from
St. Louis, who was a high official of tha
Canadian railroad, and that he was going
to call. Miss Jones afterward explained
that she had got Benjamin's address from
a railroad folder, which- Benjamin had left
In her employer's office.
As time progressed and her patent In
sisted on knowing more about hr St.
Louis admirer, Ml as Jones told of numer
ous telegrams and letter she had recelvna,
both from him and from his mother, fi
nally she announced that the wedding wa
set for June 14, and she produced a hand
some diamond ring, which she said wa a
betrothal gift from her weetheart.
To make her story good, she carried
home a picture, which she said had been
sent her. This was Constantino's picture,
which had come into her possession. Tha
wedding ring had been purchased with her
own money. These facts were admitted
between sobs Miss Jones continued her
. As th day for tha wedding approached
Miss Jones commenced to plan to get away
from the event. Then it was that ah con
ceived the ruse of her Oance'e death. 8h
wrote a telegram saying: "Clyde wa killed
while riding hi horse," and sent It to
herself by a messenger boy. IndlanapOIl
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