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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 1907.
CHAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET
.r ci trmc Early, Gommisiiea Fouses
BfiDir Good Bajtii.
i.cALZ NG COUNTERACTS THE ADVANCE
(loss la All Liars la Easy at Afaoat
rrrvlvaa Uir'i risarea Talk
Linrr Cora Hceclpta
OMAHA. Jan. 24, 1907.
f The market was quite strong early,"
'h)S the h-xrhanse Oram company, "Willi
m ...ninilnnioii htiuM i gud buyer, many
T tperators bring Influenced by bullifth lor-
iign nftws, especially tne T auction that is
ji(llcied In the Argentina crop, with tears
vl damage on tha continent, as well as the
lieivy Australian shiprm-rit to China. Ad
vances did not hold, howcvrr, coniui auie
wok-fnil 1 palming taking place, with sum
bearish presHUie, Uuu to expectations ol
.4 warmer wiamer in the winter wneat Den,
The closing was easy."
There was Influential buying of corn fu
I tures early on the bullish Argentina n,
. I lint cash houses sold and there was a good
ottl oi rmlising on talk of large receipts
next week, with heller aradlnn oil I
proved weather. The closing was steady to
Oats trafle was very light, prices working
ofl slightly with wheat and com, bVt there
was lairly good commission housj buying,
and It looks as though slocks would show
Pilmary wheat receipts were Srjt.oon hush
els ana shipments bushels, against
recelUi last year ot 4M.0UU bushels and
shipments of 17.000 bushels. Torn receipts
were 77ti,mo bushels and shipments 673,00
bushels, against receipts last year of 7M.(M)
bushels and shipments of ST.i.ui) bushels.
Clearances "vere 147,0m) bushels corn, 2,000
bushels oats, and wheat and flour equal to
. Liverpool closed & higher on wheat and
'41 higher on corn.'
Rronmhsll estimate wheat shipments at
,000,0)0 bushels. Australian wheat ship
ments were 8.64S.00O bushels, against 9S6.O00
bushels last week and 1,704,000 bushels last
Local range of options.
Artlcles. Open. High I Low. I Close. Tes'y
Wheat I - I
May... 72B 72VB Tl 71 72
July... J1HB T1B T1VB TlB 71
May... 40V B 41B 40V.A VB 4W
July... )4B 40HB 4iU,
Sept... 40V. ...... 40VB 40V.
May... . 36VB 3CTS7B ' S6V Jfl'iA R74
July... . S3A .... 33tt
A asked, B bid.
' Omaks Cask Prices. '
WHKAT No. 3 hard, 684870Hc: No. I
hnrd, 68'i&6cj No. 4, 61B6c; No. 3 spring,
CORN No. , SVtJ07c; No. 4. S5Hff3c;
No. S yellow, 7c;- No. 3 white, St4c.
OATS-No. 3 mixed, SlU-tfVc; No. 3
white. HV! No. 4 white, JW!&'35e.
RYE No. t, B9c: No. 8, 674c.
Wheat. Corn. Oats,
8t. Louis ...
CHICAtiO OR AI.1 AXD PROVISIONS
Feat area ! 4he Tradlagc aad Closing;
Prices on Board of Trade.
CHICAGO, Jan. 2.-Llberal selling by
longs caused a weak .finish today in the
lm-sl wheat market, the May delivery clos
ing at a net decline of He Corn and oats
were each uruUauged. Provisions were fg)
oukuess In Wheat developed during the
last hour of trading, the mantel prior to
that time showing considerable strength.
The selling seemed to be actuated lamely
Uy the effort to obtain Immediate profits
Instead of holding ovur Sunday. The news
of the day was distinctly favorable to the
bulls, cables being ' firm, receipts In the
northwest light and weather In the wheat
section extremely oold. Commission houses
were active bidders at the opening, but as
the session advanced the demand became
less urgant. The market closed weafc, final
quotations being autha sowest point ot the
day.- May opened unchanged to wtfViC
bigher at 79c to TOHWiti'c, soia ai.TWikC,
and then declined to 7lH478c. The close
.'was at 78c. Clearances of wheat and
f flour were equal to 46,0)0 bu. Primary re
1 celpte were 3iH.O0O bu.. against 4W.0O0 ha.
for the corresponding day "aet year. Min
neapolis, Duluth and Chicago reported re
ceipts, of 317 cars, against !2 cars last
Week and 306 cars one year ago.
A report that the Argentina crop of corn
will be only about one-half the amount
origlnully estimated caused considerable
firmness In the market early In the day,
but later prices weakened on free selling
by cash houses. The offerings to a large
extent were brought out by the prospect
of material Increase In the movement. It
being estimated that the receipts for Mon
day will be 723 cars. The market closed
steadv. ' May ouened a shade to U&4c
vAtilgher at 44A4C to 46e, edvanced to 4o
and then declined to 46tfKc. Local re
celpts were 443 cars with 4 of contract
Trading in the oata pit was quiet and the
a market held steady on moderate buying by
J commission houses. The selling wss mostly
by, longs. May opened a shade to He higher
in anvMoa7t., aimi ociwMn ,vv'uic ana
8H6&Hc, and closed at . 384c Local re
ceipts were 193 ears.
A lively general demand for provisions
was In eyldance fur the greater part of the
day, but offerings were light. The demand
was based on a 10c advance In the Drlce
ot live hogs. Shorts and local packers led
In the buying. At the close May pork was
ud 7Hc at 1J 721.. Lard was 5c hiaher at
$n.4).67W- Ribs were 5c higher at $9.32Va
Wheat. 3H cars; corn,
cars; hogs. 47,000 head.
for Monday are:
723 cars; oaUs, 191
The leading futures ranged as follows
Articles.! Open. I Hlgh.j Ixw. Close. Yes'y.
41! 41 Til
Cash quotations were as follows:
FLOUR Firm; winter patents. $3,300
160; straights, $3 0uru3.26: spring patents.
$.1 7iu3.u; straights, li.luMj3.50; bakers, $2,209
W HEAT No. S spring. 7SS3c; No. 3.
72t)!2c; No. I red, 74'n75e.
CORN No. 2, 42c; No. 2 yellow, 43c.
OATS-No. I. 36c; No. S white, 38c; No. t
RYE No. 2, 63c.
BARLEY Fslr to choice malting. 6165o.
MEEDS No. 1 flax. $1.16: No. 1 north
west, rn. 11.23. Prime timothy, $4 4oj- i5.
Clover, contract grades, $13.86.
PR.)V1810NS fcliuit ribs sides (loose)
$9.wtjt.:6. Mess pork, per bbl., $16 42. Lard'
ler HO lbs . $S4T. Short clear sides
Following were the receipts snd shin
menu of flour and grain:-
Wheat, bu ..
Corn, bu ....
Barley, ba ..
On the Produce exchange today the hut
ter market was strong; cresmerles, lWilc;
i;-u.v. ,ss", mrmo4 at marg,
cases included, ?2ii-4c; firsts, 24c; prime
frsts. -h ; extras, lc. Cheese, strong, 13ii
Vl'ir1ls Orals Market.
M I N NV.4 P ( IS. Jsn 18. WHEAT Ms v'
Ptri -: ,'uv. 81tMc; September. 70(i
7c; No. 1 hard. A4c; No. 1 northern.
8:;V,c; N ? nu-thern. u;61c; No. $ north
ern 7SV(iTSc. v
I K In bu.K, f'.S.StKTriB 7.
' 41 41
38 ' 38
16 75 16 80
1 87 14 $6
I 67 70
9 82 I 85
I 35 40
8 46 47
I TtiLliDO. O.. Jsn ?. JKKDS Clover.
V- f 1 cash acd January. $.r: Felirunry. ttr,;
III I March, $.4 April. H I Tlnwthy. . $2.xi.
f 11 Alsiac, $7.76. -
. l lverwaul Grain and lro l-lnna.
IJVF.RPOOL, Jan. 3-WHEAT-Spot.
avau; No. 1 red cstrn"tstterl ss; futures.
firm: March, fts '41; Msy, ta 6f1; July,
CORN Snot, firm: American mined hew.
4s 6d; American mixed old. 4s M : futures,
firm; January. 4s Id; M firth. 4s IV d.
MOW YORK r.KMRtL MtRKET
Qaotatloas af Iha Day an Varlaaa
NKW TORK. Jan. -Fim Receipts,
17.6ii bbls.; exports. 4,") bbls.; market
dull; winter patents, $3 OvfiZ.xa; winter
straights, t3ii3.H; Minnesota patent,
$4 liv(14 X; winter extras, 12 S&3.00; Minne
sota bakers, S3.3Mi3.7d; winter low grade.
$2.7'Vu2 . Rye nur. dull; fair to good,
H6fu3 0; rholre to fancv. M.Srn4 20. Buck
wheat flour, quiet, IA142 20.
BCCK WHEAT Quiet, 11.26 per 100 lbs.
CORNM KAL Julet; fine white and yel
low, tl lfrd'1.20; coarse, 11.031.10; kiln dried,
II. ft"?!'.' 70.
W MEAT Receipts, .000 bu.; exports,
10.(M bu. Spot, firm; No. Z red, BrC ele
vator, and K3Vc, f. o. b.. afloat; No. 1 north
ern, Dultith, K4o, f. o. b., afloat; No. 2
hnrd winter, X7c. f. o. b, afloat. In re
sponding to tb. firm cables, fears of crop
damnge growing out of the severe cold
wave west, prospects for bullish visible
and world's shlptnents figures on Monday
and covering wheat was firmer this morn
ing. It yielded later to realizing, and closed
barely steady at Ho.net decline. May, f'i
frfiV. closed at SaL4c; July, 84'435c. closed
CORN Receipts. 4J.0nO bu.; exports, 1.144
bu. Spot, firm; No. 2, fiMtc, elevator, and
61Vc. f. o. b., afloat; No. 2 yellow, 51 c;
No. 3 white, Sic. The option market wns
without transaction, closing 'ftSe net
higher. January closed at 64c, May at
Kte and July at D2Vc
OATS Receipts, 70.&1O bu.; exports. 1,450
bu. Bpot, steady: mixed oats. 26 to 82 Ihs.,
41c; natural white. 30 to 33 lhs , 42VyJfCc;
clipped white, 26 to 40 lbs 43'o45Hc.
HAT Kasy; shipping, TiVifwc; good to
HOPS Steadv; state, common to choice,
1906 arop, . lM.23c; 1905 crop. Sile; raclfio
coast. 19 crop. LtfilAr; 116 crop, lOjn.le.
ilIDE8-Hteudy; Oalveoton, 20 to 2t lbs.,
20c; CnlirornlH. 21 to 26 lbs., 21c; Texas dry.
24 to 30 lbs.. 19c.
I.WATHKR-Steady; acid. 27H?29ci
PROVISIONS Beef, firm; family, 15vfl
mess. 9.rra R0; beef hams. JZ.Wt
26.00; par-ket. tl 1.0xfi lion; city extra India
mess. 22.50'(i23.oo. Cut meats, steadv; pick
led bellies, !10.0nfr12.00; pickled hams. 111. V
tiU.ii. L4trd. tlrtn; western prime, 19 SfrtJ
9.70: refined, quiet; continent, 110.10; South
America, I10.7T.; compound, 8.50fl'S.S2,4. Tork,
firm; famllv. 119 00; short clear, 17.26l."on,
TAI.IXW Firm; city, 6-16c; countrr,
RlChJ-Steady; domestic, fair to extra,
BUTTER Firm: street price extra cream
ery. 32i&32Vc; official prices, creamery com
mon to extra. 22tfjS2e; state, dairy common
to firsts, avjusc; western imitation, cream
ery, extrsa, 24625o.
CHEESE Steady; state full cream, small
and large, September, fancy, 14M,c; October,
nest, uw' - niuie, irooa to prime,
ISc; state, winter grade, average best, 12c;
stste. Inferior, 11912c.
ETiOS Firm; state, Pennsylvania and
nearby fancy selected white. 32c; state,
choice, 29&31c; mixed extra, 293i)c; went
ern firsts, 2o: official price, firsts, lOc;
POCL.TR YI.lve. stendy western fowls,
10ii13c: turkeys, 12c. Dressed, firm; west
ern chickens, ,13918c; tnrkeys, 1419c;
St. I.onls General Market.
ST. LOUI8. Jan. 26. WHEAT Weak ; fu
ture, lower: track. No. 2 red, cash, TKVifJ
7i)c; No. 2 hard, 74H$j76Hc; May, 77,4'S77c ;
CORN Steady; track, No. 2 cash. 4?c:
No. 2 white, 44c; May, 4,1Sc; July, 44'dc.
OATS Steady; track No. 2 cash. SSe; No.
2 white, 3SHc; May, 37Tc: July, S474c
FIjOUR Firm; red winter tmtents. $3.80
(iS.ft; extrs fancy and straight, I3.10S3.40:
SHET Timothy, steady at I3.76'S,4.25.
CORNM EAL Steady at 12.20.
BRAN Firm; sacked, east track, S596c.
HAY-Dull; timothy, $l.00il.00; prairie.
IRON COTTON TIES 11.02.
PROVISIONS Pork, higher; ' Jobbing,
llfi.75. ' I-ard. higher; prime steam, 39.22i
Dry salt meats, steady; boxed extra shorts,
I9.87H; clear ribs, $9.50; short'clears, l9.Kii.
Bacon steady;- boxed extra short, $10.12H;
clear ribs, $10.26; short clear, $10.S7H-
POCI.TRY Quiet; chickens 4; springs,
11c; turkeys, VfHic; ducks, lie; geese. BV.
BUTTER Steady; creamery, jft&31e:
EQaa Steady, lc, case count.'1 '
Flour, kbls.. .',.. -. .o
Wheat, bu.... , 37,000. ; . 17.000
Corn, bu : 1M.0OO . RS.000
Oils, bu 122.000 63.OU0
KANSAS CITY, Jan. 28. WHEAT Un
changed; May, 72c; July, 72Hc; September,
TlHo; cash, No. 3 hard, TSTtSc; No. 3. 67H'9
74Hc; No. 2 red, 74ViH7c: No. 3, 67V4S73HC
ii)KW-uy, 40c; July, 4lHc; September,
4Uc; cash, No. 2 mixed. 89Hc; No. 3, 399
Sv,c; No. 1 white, H(M0c; No. 3, 404
OATS No. I white, 88c; No. 3 mixed. 37
EGO 3 Firm: firsts. 22c; seconds, lgto.
HAY Steady; choice timothy. $lt.50Q 16.00;
choice prairie. $11 ffj 12.00. .
RYF-Steady; 0tiii2c. .
BUTTER Creamery, 30c; packing, ISc.
Wheat, bu ..87.000 9.000
Corn, bu 65,0(i0 14.000
Oats, bu. 21,0u0 21,000
Board of Trade quotations for Kanaaa
City delivery. The range of prices, as re
ported by Logan A Bryan, 111 Board of
Trade building. Was. . .
I Open.) High. Low. Close.
72 720 75raT2!7a3B
40 4O;40 40
Peoria Market. ' '.
PEORIA. Jan. 26.-CORN-Unehanged;
No. 3 yellow and No. $, 41ei No. 4, 4D"4:"
no grade. SWiSSc. '
OATS Firm; No. $ white, J7o; No I
white, 37c; No. 4 white, 36c.
RYE Steady; No. 2. 64ftRc.' "
WHI8KY-On basis of $1.2 for. finished
4 Milwaukee Grain Market.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Jan. 36. WHEAT
No. 1 northern, 82iJ&Jo; No. 2 northern 78
4iSIc; Muy. 78c bid. .
CORN Steady; No. I cash. 4342o; May
RYE User; No. 1, SSTfOo.
BARLfiY Firm: No. 2. 69c: umnla a
68o. . , '
Philadelphia Produce Market.
' PHlIADELPHIA, Jan. 36 BUTTER
Firmer, good demand, extra western
EGGS Firm, good demand, western fresh
26c at mark. '
OHEKfc'Kt Unchanged, New York " full
Dalnth Grain Market.
DULUTH, Minn.. Jan. Je.-WHEAT-On
track. No. 1 northern. 8:"e; No. 2 north
ern. 8uc; May. 81c; July. lo: Septem
OATS To arrive. 36c.
Cotton Market. .
NFW YORK, Jan. M.-COTTON-Srot
closed quiet; middling upland, ll.OOc; mid
dling guir. 11.3ic; no sales.
LIVERPOOL. Jan. 26.-COTTON-Spot.
moderate business donei prU-es unchanged;
American middling, &.9od. The sales of the
day were 7.0(4) bales, of which 50o were for
speculation and export, and included ftJfO
NEW ORLEANS. Jan. 28 COTTON
Ppot closed firm: low ordinary. 6 1-6c-ordinary,
1 l-16c: good ordinary. Sc; low
middling, 9c; middling, loc: good mid
dling, llc; middling fair. 12 6-16c; sales
J bales: receipts, 11,468 bales; stock
3S4.W7 bales. '
ST. LOUIS, - Jan. 36.-COTTON-Oulet;
middling, 10c; sales. 150 bales; receipts.
362 bales; shipments, 1 bale; flock. 30.13
Snsjar and Molasses
NEW YORK. Jan. 2 -8UOAR-Rs w.
steady; fair refining, tsl-32c; centrifugal,
98 test, 3 S-32c. Molasses susr. 3 23 -M?.
Refined, steady; No. . 4S0c; No. 7. 4c;
No. 8. 4.3"r; No. . 4.15o; No. 10. 4.06c; No
11. 4.00c; No. 13. 3 86c; No. 11 3 0c; No 14.
3.86c; mnfertioners' A. 4 66c; mould A, 615c;
rut loaf and crushed. 6ioc: powdered, 4.90c;
granulated. 4 toe; oubea. 6.05c.
MdLasbfs Steudy; New Orleans open
NEW ORLEANS. Jan. 3. BUOAR
Steady: centrlfugab wnlte, 4S-l&fj4',c; cen
trtfual yellow. !4c; seconds,
3 7.16c. . w
MOLASSES New syrup. 3Tfj3tc.
Co tree Market.
-NEW YORK. Jan. fL-COFFiSE-Market
fo- futures oned steady at unchanged
prices to a decline Of 6 points under scat
tering liquidation and fealurelws -bl-.
but offerings were very UkIU snd ths niAr
ket raillel during the later tmdiug on bull
supiu-it of tiie near pos'tions. with the
close atcady, net uncLaiig d to Is) jululs
higher. Bales were reported of . 12.M) bags.
including February at lav; March, l"o;
May, 6.;oc; September, i.lyVijR 96o; Decem
ber. .'o 10c. Boot coffee steady; Rio, No.
7, c; BantoB. No. 4, fc; mild coff'e quiet;
OMAHA WHOf.EaALR MARKKT.
Cnndltloa of Trade aad (aotatlnaa
Stable and riser Prsdses.
EGOS Per dos., 22c.
LIVE POULTRY liens, SHe: roosters,
Ic; turkeys. 10O13C' ducks, rdlOc; young
roosters, i'ufcc; geese, Mi9c.
BUTTER Packing stock. lMTle; choice
to fancy dairy, 21 'a 22c; creamery, 2fi29c.
HAY-Choioe uplnnd. v.5": medliiTii. I" :
No. 1 bottom, $8.50; oft grades, $5 50.&a
Rye straw, $7.00; No. 1 alfalfa, $11.00.
BRAN Per .on. $15.00.
CAR ROT P SEh.l AN1 PARSNIPS
Per bu., 75o
SWEET POTATOES Illinois, per large
NAVY BEANS Per bu., H5; No. 1
LIMA BEANS Per lb., IC
CAUBAUE-Holland seed, horn grown,
lHc per lb.
SOU PLANT Per dog., S3.moa
RUTABAOAS About 15o lbs. to sack,
POTATOES Par bu. 46Bo.
TtJKNIPS Per bu., 0c.
O.NION-Hom grown, per btt., Mc;
Bpanlsh, per crate, I2.U0; Colorado, per bu.
BEETS, TURNIPS ANU CARROTS P
TOM ATOE9 Florida, 30-lb. crate. $5.00.
WAX BEANS Per bu. V)X. U.fei4.0U.
LEAF LETTL'C Hothouse, uar doa
CELERY California, per dos., TScG 11 00.
in t. Miit.ua liotoousa, per aos., -w
HORSERAUiSH Case of 2 dox.. I1.M.
RADISHES Per dos. bunchs, 36c,
OREEN PEPPERS Pwr -basket srata.
PAitoLEz Hothouse, per doa. Duncnss,
II RAD LETTUCE Bouthern. per dos..
tjiiAULXJ IB southern, per ouncn, ouc
CRANBERRIES Per bbl.. $7.0trg.OOL
APPLES Ben Davis, choice. 12. uO; fancy,
per bbL, $2.26; Jonathans, $3.76vH.OO; New
York apples, $3.26; Iowa ana Nebraska,
eating and cooking, $2.26&3.0Ui.
PEARS Winter Nells, per box. $3.00.
ORANQES Florida irangaa, all Sixes,
t'Lie; California navels, extra fancy, all
sizes. $3. 26: fancy, $3.00; choice, $2.75.
LEMONS Llmonlera, KO and tW Si IS.
$4. bo; other brands. 60c less.
DATES Kadaway We; eayera, Be; Hal
low is, in w siufleii wamui dates, 9-ib. bog,
BANANA-fr medlum-slaed bunch,
$2.uow2 25; luruWoa. $XoUfr3.5&
ORAPE Fri1'lT-9is w 64 and 80, $3.71
riQS-Callfornla, bulk, 6Ho: C-crowa
Turkish, 15c; 5-crown, 14o; l-crown, 12c,
COCOANUTo-Per sack ot 100, $4.60,
No. 1 ribs, 15c; No. 3 ribs, 10c; No. I rlba,
7c; No. 1 loin. IKe; No. $ loin, No.
3 loin, 9c, No. 1 chuck, 6c; No. 2 chuck, 5c:
No. 3 chuck, 4c; No. 1 round, 7Hc; No. I
round, Hc; No. t round, 6c; No. 1 plate,
4Hc; No. 2 plate. 4c; No. $ plate, 3c.
CHEESE New full cream Wisconsin
twins, 16Hc; new full cream brick, 1
16Hc: wheel Swiss cheese, 16c; block Swiss,
16c; llmberger, 14c; Young Americas, 160.
FISH Trout, 12c; halibut, loc; cattish, 15o;
buffalo, 3c; bullheads, lie; black baas, fins
stock, 26c; salmon, 12c; pike, dressed, lie;
red snapper, 12c; whiteflsh, 12c; perch,
dressed and scaled. 6c: pickerel, dressed.
8Vic; herring, 6c; crapples, t15c; eels, 16c;
blueflsh, 15o; lobsters, green, 36c per lb.;
mackerel, Spanish, 16c; native. 35c; frog
legs. 40c per dos. saddles; smelts, 12c.
CURED FISH-Famlly whiteflsh. per
quarter bbl., 100 lbs.. $4.00; Norway mack
erel. No. 1, $36.00; No i. 43.00; herring U
bbls., 2o0 pounds each, Norway, 4k, $11; Nor
way, 8k, $12.69; Holland herring, la kegs,
miners. 80c; kegs, mixed. 70c.
HIDES AND TALLOW Green salted.
No. 1, 12c; No. 2, 11c; bull hides. 9c; green
hides, no. l. iuo: sso. x. sc; norse, l &o(
3 75; sheep pelts, 50cu1.26. Tallow, No.
4tic: No. 2. 3HC Wool, 16ff22o.
NUTS French walnuts, t8Hc; California
walnuts. No. 2, soft shell, lie; No. 1 soft
shell. &Ac; Brax'.ls, 1616c: pecans, l2c;
roasted. Ic; California almonds, bri
sneu, ibc; irayonia, no.
HONEY Per 24 frames. $8.80.
CIDER New York, belt biuret $2.75; bar.
COFFKE Roasted, No. 35, Kk per lb.;
No. 80, 21o per lb.! No. 26. 19e per lb.; No.
to. 1Sc per lb.: No. 11. 13o per lb.
SUGAR Granulated cane. In sacks $5U1;
granuiaiea UCW ea.vx.
8YRCP In bbls., 27c pr gal.; In cases,
a io-id. cans, m. iu, cases, u a-io. cans, gi.u
cases, 24 iH-lb. cans, $l.St.
CANNED OOODS Corn, etandsrd west
era. 66tf6oc; Maine. $1.16. Toms toes, 3-lh.
cans. 11.10: l-lb. cans, BTHeaU.OO. . Pine.
apples, grated, 2-lb.. $2.053'2.30; sliced. 31 90
fra.20. uaiion appies, rancy, iz.ob. Cell
fornla apricots, $3.00. Pears, $L7&3
2.50. Peaches, fancy, 31. 75.!. 40; H. C
peaches. il.otti.w. Aiaaga salmon, red,
fa. 26: fancy Chinook, F $3.10: fancy sock.
eye. F.. $1.95. Sardines, quarter oil. $2.73:
three-auartf.r mustard, $3.00. Sweet pota
toes, si.iotn.zt). eiauersraut, ii.oo. rump
kins, SOcQU.OO. Wnx beans, 3-lb., 6&guci
lima Deans, i-io., idcoi.a npinacn, J1.35.
Cheap peas, .Mb., Ct; extras. 85c1.10;
LONDON. Jan. 28. WOOL The offerings
at the wool auctoln sales today amounted
to 8,763 bules. Including a good selling ot
greasy Merinos. Fine grsdes were In
spirited demand for all sections. Fine cross
bred were unchanged and low grade were
Irregular. Americans bought cross-breds
st Is 4dls 7d. Following- are the sales
In detail: New Houtn wales, 1,300 bales;
scoured. Is ld61s lld; greasy, Sdls 4d
Queensland, l.ioo Dales; scouved, tm hi4r'v
lod: greasy. 71d'ais 2d. Victoria. V
bales; greasy, 7dils 6d. South Austra
Ha, 1,000 bales: scoured. Is 8d J greasy
8Vulls md. West Austrslia. 2.000 bales
scoured, ls'sls 3d; greasy, 7dls 1d. New
Zealand, 1.000 bales: greasy, 8dflla 3d. Cape
of Oood Hope ana isaiai, Dales; scoured,
Is do2s 2d: greasy. 7iflld. The ar
rivals of wool for the second series of
sales amount to 112,000 bales, including
89,000 bales forwarded direct to spinners.
The Imports for the week were: New South
Wales. 16.426 bsles; Queensland, 6.800 bales;
Victoria, 9.2O0 bales; South Australia, 2.160
bales; New Zealand, ,soo bales; various,
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Jsn. 24 WOOL Steady
medium grades, combing and clothing, 24
j ; light nne. t2xc; heavy fine, 164?
lsc; iuo wanned, wjjk, .
Evaporated Apples and Dried Frnlta.
NEW YORK. Jan. 36 EVAPORATED
APPLES Market for future del very I
said to te steadier, but the spot situation
appears somewnat unsettiea, as trie hold
ers were wining to realise, yrlitit are
quoted at 7c; choice, 8'otc: fancy, sc.
I'ALlf UKN1A UKltu r K I. ITS Prunes
are steadier on spot, owing to ths weed
Ing out of the less firmly held supplies and
In sympathy with strong advices from the
coast. Quotations range from 3jto for
California fruit. Oregon 60s to 4us are
quoted at 70 Sc. Apricots are firmer, owing
to ngni supplies, wun cnoice quoted at ISc
extra choice. 18Vilc: fancy. lwh'JOc
Peaches also are firm, with choice quoted
at ira'i2tt!c: extra cnoice, iisinc: fancy
131l'14c. Tlalslns are unchanged, with loose
Muscatsl quoted at eg-; seeded raisins
, . s . t ....... .H 1 .. ........ . 1 r , I
OIVw lAniuuu , , i ,
Oils and Rosin.
NEW YORK, Jan. 26. OILS-Cottcnseed.
Irregular: crude, f. o. b., mills. 3,c bid
crude yellow, 4!c, nominal. Petroleum
steady: refined New iork. 37 70: Philadal
phla and Baltimore, $7 70; Boston, $7.60.
lurpentine, sieaay at nc.
ROBIN steady; strained, common to
good. 14. w't4. e),
OIL CITY. Pa., Jan. 36.-OIL Credit bal
ances, si. w; runs. ddis.; average,
lOf.ejj dpis. ; snipmenis. loi.isj puis.; aver
age, 149.5X0 bbls.
SAVANNAH. Oa., Jan. 26.-OIL-Turpen
linn, nrm si im.
ROSIN-Flrm; stock. 74.117 bbl; quota
tlona: A. B. C, D. E. I4.fti4.10; F, $4 Vet
4 15; G, M1MM26; H. $4.30; I, $4 60: K. $5 00
fl61i; M. $6.'26ti6.40; N. $6.00; W O, $6.2641
6.ao; vv w , e.w.
Clearing; Hease Statemont
NEW YORK, Jsn. 28-The bank state
ment of clearing house banks for the wee
shows that the banks hold $15.5a2.MW) mors
than the legal reserve requirements. Th
is a decrease of $2. 897.900, as compared with
last week. The statement follows:
. 19. 373.200
. 166. 762 0
K.x-U. 8. deposits....
NEW YORK, Jan. 36 -METAI-Market
was quiet, as usual in the absence of Ian
don cables, but prices were well maintained.
Tin was quoted at 4l 754742 00. Copper con
tinues firm, with lake quoted at $24.75?$
; electrolytic, $i4.62fj24 87; casting.
$242543:4.76. Lead was unchanged at $6.01)
ii Si. Spelter. $6.7016 80
ST. LOlld. Ma. Jan. IS MET A 1.8 Lead.
Ann, at 6 10. speller, stead at $22.214.171.124.
OMAHA LIVE STOCK MARKET
All Kindt of Cattle in Lower for
- tie Week.
HOGS OPEK HIGHER, CLOSING LOWER
Light Receipts of Sheep and lrnlis,
with Prices steady for the Day
bat Decidedly Lower
far the Week.
SOUTH OMAHA. Jan. 2. 1907.
Cattle. Hogs. Sheep.
.... 1.487 6312 1.U33
Cniclal Monday ,
Official Tuesday ,
Official Wednesday ,
Official Friday ,
Official Saturday .....
This week ,
Last week ,
Two weeks ago
Three weeks ago......
Four weeks ago
Bams wolf lnat vm.
The following table shows the receipts oi
cattle, hogs and sheep at South Omaha for
the year to date, compared with last year:
1907. 190(1, Inc. Dec.
Tattle 91.613 87.104 24.409
Hogs 159.118 1H7.9S9 28.771
Sheep 118,806 119.992 1.1W
Oood to choice cornfed steers $5.4ny6.2S
air to rood cornfed steers tJMiiw
Common to fslr steers,'. 4.U&4.73
Good to choice fed cows $.6u4 n0
Fair to rood cows and heifers S.Oou.VRi
Common to fair cows and holfers.. 3.0Ot(3.00
Hood to choice st'kers and feeders. 4 .40Vft.iv
Fslr to S-onri RtnrbAr. anri feedsrs. 3.75414.40
Common, to fair stockers. S.0f&3.7S
uu stags, etc iiwt'i
esl calves 4.0OO &
The followlns iihl, shows the average
price of hogs at South Omaha for the last
several days, with comparisons:
Date. 1307. 1906.ln6.l04.l03.lO3.ll)Ol.
I i 9
6 4 $2
6 21! 4 bl
4 7 6 69
4 86 ' 8 641
6 16 I 28
4 63' 4 881 6 59
4 661 6 68
4 734 87 8 73
RANGE OF PRICES.
Omaha $2.256.50 $6.6''p6.80
Chicago 1.6Hj7.00 6.oVo.90
Kansas City 2.2rvn.it) d.wp-'1
St. Louis , '.. l.Wfj.78 6.5-:q6.S7
Sioux City" 1IMM.29 6.60fg.76
The official number of cars of stock
brought In today by each road was:
Cattle. Hogs. Shcep.H Vs.
C M. & St. P. Ry....
Mo. Pac. Ry 1-
Union Paclnc System
& N. w. Ry. (E) . .
C. & N. W. Ry. (W).
C. St. P., M. O. Ry.
'., tl 6c VI. tli)
C. B. & U. (W)
C. R. I. & P. Ry. (E).
R. I. & P. Ry. (W)
Chic. Great Western.
Total receipts 8
The disposition of the day's receipts
as follows, each buyer purchasing the num
ber or Dead indicated:
. Cattle. Hoes Sheep.
Omaha Packing Co...... 912 ....
Swift and Company 61 l.Sstt ....
Cudahy Packing Co....! 73 l.Ua 820
Armour at co i,ui us
F. P. Lewis., , 18
Lehmer Bros 1
Other buyers 1
CATTLE There was the usual dearth of
cattle at the yards today and nothing ot
any consequence was doing. While the re
ceipts have not been as large as the ex
cessive run of last week, they nevertheless
show an enormous gum over tne corre
sponding week of lasuear, as will be
noted by a lance at .Us table at the head
of this column. With two successive weeks
of such liberal receipts, and with othet
market points sufferlngtcunder the same
oversupply, It is not surprising that values
have had a lower tendency. mis nas
transpired In spite of the fact that the de
mand has been exceedingly good, conse
quent upon an unprecedented demand for
During the first two day of the week
beef steers were very free sellers at good
steady to strong price-- On Wednesday it
became apparent that packers, owing to
liberal purchases on the two preceding
days, Were getting pretty well filled up and
the market showed some signs of weakness.
This was followed on Thursday by a break
of fully loc. and as no Improvement took
place on Friday tne market at the close
of the week Is genemlly lOo lower than at
the close of last week on good kinds, with
warmed up and Inferior grades l&o lower
Cows and heifer kept pace with tm
steer market during the first of the week
that is, the market was active and fully
steady. During the latter half of the week
the proportion of cows and heifers received
was very large and the market broke un
der the Influence of the large offerings In
spite of the very good buying demand.
Today it Is safe to quote the market for
the week 104 15c lower on fair to good
kinds, with common and medium grades
During the first half of the week fleshy
feeders were In extremely active demand
and sold at the highest figures of the
season. A good many weighty feeders
that had more or less corn sold at $5.00
and up, as high as 36.35 being paid for
some. During the latter part of the week
fewer country buyers were In attendance
at the yards, due possibly to rough and
cold weather keeping them at home. For
the lack of good buying supnort the market
eased off. the weakness being still furthei
Increased by a tendency toward an accumu
lation of cattle in the yards. The result
wss that even the best grades at the close
of the week are 104?15c lower than the hlirh
time. The light and thin stockers hive
suffered worse than heavy cattle, for the
reason that they have been more plentiful,
while the buying demand has been at no
time very active. Thev are In consequence
lM?2Sc lower than lat week, with the com
mon kinds 2M?40e higher.
At. Pr. No. At. Pt.
... IM 4 St
... Iti Hi T 1175 I 4
... HI I N
...lxre I il l im in
HOGS Opened close to 10c higher this
mornlrg, the early sales being rlvht m
$6.70, with a sprinkling at $6.72 and a top
as nign as ins market was not
particularly active at the advance, but still
the hogs kept selling and a considerable
proportion of the receipts had changed
hands within a comparatively short time.
By the time half or two-thirds of the hogs
had sold advices from other selling points
Indicated a lower close and buyers here
suddenly came to the conclusion that they
did not want the hogs at such high prices.
The trade came ta a sudden standstill and
from that time on It was hard work to get
over 9D.QO lor anyuuiig. in uiner words,
rood share of the early advance was !,,
The hog market this week has been very
erratic and prices have swung back and
tortn wun surprising rapiaity, out the gen
eral tendency has been sharnlv imu u ...
Thus on Monday the prices on an average
were about 6c higher, but this advance was
lost on Tuesday and still more on Wednes
day, the hogs that day selling at the low
point of the week, or 7o lower than on
Monday. Thursduy'a market was a shade
higher and Friday's market 12c higher
The advance today leaves the market fully
2ic nigner limn wv i mi close or las
week. That la not all. hors sold lrlu -
the highest point touched since May 6, 1903.
..25.747 67.229 36.5.1)
..37.28 469:6 36,175
..25,934 41,477 80.033
..16.531 27.9M 22.2
.. 7.117 29.69I 1.44
is hf, 60.8KS 34.373
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SHEEP Of the few sheep and lambs re
ported in three cars were yearlings sold
before arrival at $;. and one car of good
lambs also sold bvfore arrival at ,.5o.
There were not enough actually on sale to
make any tet of t lie market and about
all that could be said of the day s trade is
to cull It nominally steady.
Receipts of sheep this week have been
about the same so far as numbers were
concerned, but slightly heavier than a year
ago. This mesns that the run has been
large. As noted before In these columns,
the receipts have consisted very largely of
ewes, with the result that packers became
overloaded snd the market broke sharply.
Even the best ewes declined 25c, with the
medium kinds 2611 36c lower. The break on
ewes also carried down the market on
wethers and yearlings, which are Iblli'
lower than last week. Strictly choice lambs
on account of the moderate supply have
remained fully steady, but the medium
grades, which have been more plentiful,
are 26c lower for the week.
Quotations on killers: Good to choice
lambs, $7.001.40; fair to good lambs, $6.75
i7.0O; good to choice yesrllngs. Iamb
weights. 6.u6.25; fair to good yearlings,
lamb weights, 46.7531.00; good to choice
yearlings, heavyweights, $.. 75138.00; fair to
rood yearlings, heavyweights. $5 5o4(6.7R;
good to choice old wethers, ITi.ffifca 60: -fait
to good old wethers. $3.0096.35; good to
to choice ewes, $4.80p5.00; fair to good
7:4 western yearlings
89 western ewes
278 western lambs
CHICAGO LIT B STOCK MARKET
Cattle and sheep Steady Hone Ten
CHICAGO. Jan. 26 CATTLE Receipts,
1 head; market steady; beeves, $4.15&, .00;
cows and heifers. $1.6o4iS.2&; stockers and
feeders, $2.50i4.75; Texans. $3.75W4.5o;
HOGS Receipts. 15,000 head; market 10c
higher: mixed and butchers. $i.66'c61)0;
good heavy, $6.76 80; rough henvy, $ fr"r
t). io; iignt. SH.Hei 86; pigs, i.uwim.w; duir
of sales. 16. 81 ra 6 85.
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts, 1,300
head; market steady; sheep, I3.7&8.7i;
tamDS, 4. ,ty 7.70. .
Kansas City Live Stock Market.
KANSAS CITY. Jan. 28. -CATTLE Re
ceipts. 600 head. Including 100 southern;
market unchanged: choice export and
ressed beef steers. $n.V'a.: fajr to goon,
$4.2yd5.40; western fed steers, $3.7TdT6. ,a;
stockers and feeders. $3.0W4.5; southern
steers, $3.3&4i6.25; southern cows, $2. 264 3. 76;
native cows, $2.25fu4.35; native heifers, $3 HO
4M.80; bulls, 3.l"ro4-26; calves, 3.2Mui.du.
Receipts for the week, 46.300 head.
HOGS Receipts, 4.000 head: UK hlgner;
$6(lj6K5; packers, $6.7Wf6.82; pi'gs and
light. $5.6ft56.7i. Receipts for the week,
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts, 200 head;
market steady; In nibs. $6.501.50; ewes and
vearlfnva iAK.Vftti"ft- WMt,rn fed VearllnSS.
i.0iUi.60;' western fed sheep, $4.76f6.7T;
stockers and feeders, $3.2&4f4.25. .Receipts
for the week, ao.ouu neaa.
New York Live Stock Market.
NEW YORK. Jan. 26. BEEVES Re
ceipts. 600 head; steady: dressed beef quiet
at 7T9 cents or native sides; fancy beef,
CALVES 'Receipts. head: steany;
Oood fed calves. $4. Dressed calves weak.
City dressed veal, 814c per pound; country
HOGS Receipts, 2,896 head; - nominally
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts, 424 head;
slow with prices about steady. Medium
sheep, $l.o0; medium to good lames, f,.wrg
St. I.ouls Live Stock Market.
PT. LOUIS. Jnn. 26. CATTLE Receipts,
.500 head. Including 1.200 Texans; market
steady; native shipping and export steers.
$5.40itr7.80; dressed beef and butcher steers.
$4 1016.50; steers under 1,000 lbs., $3.75ig4.25;
stockers snd feeders, 32.00ifi4.fi0: cows and
heifers. $2.60i6.25: ennners. $1.75'ft,2.S6: bulls.
$2 loft J. 76: calves, 33.6o8.25; Texas and In
dian steers, $2.586.60; cows and heifers,
$2.omM.0O. . '
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s: butchers and beM heavy. $n.7o4r87
SHEEP AND LAM US None on sale.
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gram CATTLE1-Receipts, o bend: mar
ket steadv; breve. 4?Mr6fS; cows snd
heifers. $...0o454 ; stockers snd feeder.
$3.orvi74 35; calves and yesrllngs. 32.5r.ti3 75.
HiViS Receipts. 4.7V head: marks!
Ms-her: selling at $6 604i.7S; bulk of salee.
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ST. JOSEPH. Jrn. !-CATTLTC-Rc-
relMs. 297 bead; market steadv; natives.
$4 6ofT75; stockers snd feeders. 33 2iVff 4 50
HOGS Receipt. 8.211 head: market Milne
hlKher; top. ?R Tt!).?; plus, $." 60fi.flO; bulk
of snlr $6.7ivf7.).
SHEEP AND. LAMBS No receipts.
stork In Sight.
Receipts of live stock at the six prln-
cipsl western msmei yextertiiiy:
Cattle. Hog. Sheep.
.. 104 I.2S7 1.341
.. 90 4.70ft
.. ft 4 (V0 aio
.. 297 S.tll
... l.Pft) 6.100
.... 200 16.000 1,200
.. 3.101 ST.liW 2,841
South Omaha ..
Kansas City ...
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At the southwest corner of the federal
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stuff to this corner of the old court house
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are willing to assist, with the hone of
being able to get sway with one bottle
without Ledbetter seeing them. Often
liquor runs in a stream down the gutter
and negroes will kneel down and drink It.
When this Is done a match is applied so
that flames will spread over the top of
the liquor soaked ground. This keeps the
negroes off, no matter how thirsty.
The court house corner was selected be
cause It Is sheltered from the wind In
I the winter and there Is a large shade tree
valued in the summer. How much whisky
haa been spilled there Ledbetter does not
know, but he says there have been thou
sands of gallons. He has figures to show
that during the Isst three years he haa
confiscated 10,000 gallons of liquor, worth
at Indian Territory prices $SO,O00. 1
Bud I e1 better Is 64 years old, a six-footer
and weighs more than 200. He haa been
an officer for twenty-five years and haa
never been seriously wounded In a fight.
He has been a deputy marshal In Indian
Territory for thirteen years and Is consid
ered the best field deputy in the country.
He made his reputation at that reckless
period when the fight for supremacy was
on between the government officers and the
gangs of outlaws which ylnfested Indian
Since the outlaw days are past Ledbetter
has been specially detailed to break up the
liquor business. He haa worked faithfully
at It for three years, and while he hag
not suppressed It entirely, It Is harder to
get a drink in Muskogee today than it
ever was before, and that, too. In spite of
the greatly Increased population. He can
find liquor where no one else would ever
think of It.
His most effective resource Is the "fence"
he has established on the express lines
and freight trains entering this district.
He has spotters, and scores of packages
containing liquor are tipped off to him
before the trains reach Muskogee. By
watching a negro walking down the street
he can tell by his actions whether he Is
a bootlegger. By shaking a box or trunk
he can tell every time whether there le
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