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    T1IK IlKlv. OMAHA. WE DN ESI ) AY. X( )VEM UVAl .1. l!)01.
Receipt of Wheat Continue Much
Heavier Than Last Year.
It Mmrmnl of Grain tHdiiti aad
HIiiKT Wkrtt Prospects Arc Fa
pt irihli Mark Lower ml-
aes Will Resalt.
OMAHA. Nov. 2. l'.totr.
Receipt of wheat at primary points con
tinue greatly in eioni of last year. The
caen irirc are gradually declining to a
lower level at all markets.
Should the heavy movement continue,
hlch li likely, and the prospects for the
present winter wheat crop continue favor
able, very much lewer value are predicted
for the more distant future.
Hoarlsh reports are numerous conrernlng
the returnH on thin year's corn crop and
the murket tone I decidedly weak at this
Wheat was easy and lower on weak
rubles and a slump In cash prices. Re
ceipt arc heavy and stocks are accumu
Itaing rapidly with the present movement.
There Is a poor demand for all grades and
offerings tend lo favor further declines.
rorn was soft ana dullness cnaraeterixea
sll the trades. Receipt are very moderate,
hut the demand Is very slack; buyers ere
Liking? only small lots for local consump
tion, and decided weakness followed all
Primary wheat receipts were 1.681.000 bu.
snd shipments were 571,000 bu. against holi
day last year.
i Primary corn receipts were 4-fi4.flOO bu. and
shipments were 27,000 bu., against holiday
list year.
Liverpool closed H(S4d lower on wheat
snd Sd lower on corn.
Tax l range of onfions'.
Articles ! Open. Itlgh.l Low. Closa.l Ye'y.
Whnt. I I . I
lec.... ! .
May... 9k'
Corn I
Pec.... tat, ff,
May... 57a 57
C ' '
97 K M
!TV r.Vni "wH
r-7-4l t.7! 57T
S7H rsl 3714
toy,' W; 40
l'e....l S7l rV
Tiy... 40 40
Oaaaha Cask l"r1ces
WHEA.T No. 2 hard, 1.0n1.flm; No. J
hard, Kf.'SrjriHe: No. 4 hard, ti2Crri4e ; No. 2
spring-, tl.W4M.01; No. I spring, 9JWc: No.
4 ntlng, iV(i92o.
rjSUS-No, 2, 66e; No. J, 55V&'56e: No.
4. f .o; No. 1 yellow. KfrMc; No. 8 yellow,
S6ie; No. 2 white, R9t,c; No. II white, MHc.
OATH No. S mixed. 37c; No. II yellow,
S7VJi.T7Hc; Nc 3 white. 37H3Sc; No. 4
white, 37'337Hc: standard, 9ftpV4c.
HVI. M.. 9 fiOitffl... 7a CrtJHMn
lai Cor Lot neetts.
.Wheat Corn. Oats.
Chicago wt 214 321
Minneapolis ' SM
Omaha , SO 17 41
JJUluth ,j 487
Features of the Trad In a; and Closing
Prices on Board of Trade,
ClUCArjO, Nov. 2. Lower cables, lib
era! primary receipts nnd a favorable out
look for tho new crop caused heaviness
In wheat today. At the close prices were
vsc. to wc below yesterday. Corn,
oats and provisions also closed at mod
erate declines.
Little acllvltv was manifested In wheat
)eceinber sold between $1.037A U 1.04 and
St H4S 1.04. The market closed weak
til almost the bottom, with December at
1 1.04 (t 1.04 . Helling at the start was
Inspired by a H1 decline at Liverpool.
As the session advanced the selling pres
sure wa.e augmented by the domestic slt
tintion. Including heavy receipts at. all
primary points, declines in cash prices and
optimistic reports on the new crop In the
I ntted States.
Clear weather over the greater portion
of the corn hell prompted persistent ham-
bears, which resulted in a weak niarkot
nearly all day..- Prices at the close were
'WHO lower.
Weakness of wheat and corn had a de
e pressing effect on onto, which niVd easy
iiturn or inH I imi 1111 i-ionn w nn ninv
with prices a shiiilo to '4j Sc lower.
Provisions were subjected to consider.,
nblo selling pressure hy puckers who were
prompted by a liberal run of live hogs In
1 ho went. Prices at the close were a
tslunln to 10c lower.
The leading; futures vangud an follows:
Artlclfs. open. Hlgh. Low. t'loue. YeB'y.
I'ec. it IH'vj 1 Vt il WIV'1! oiro'ti
1 06
1 04-i
11 04sV!l 04VMI 1 1 IM-t1
i urn
i iec.
I eC.
No v.
!7tillV: " H.Vll 9'M tSi"!
til M"
3!t,!3!'V(l 4
42', 41 Vi 4-i 41 42
19 0
19 26
19 ffi I IB 50 19 624! 10
IB 324 18 20 19 22-41 19
I 12 00
42 024 11 96 i 12 024 12 024
U 4JH 11 4ft
11 12b U IS
11 3741 H 4241 11 474
11 0741 11 1241 11 li
10 10 I 10 124! 10 20
10 OS I 10 074l 10 15
10 174 10 171
10 10 I 10 10
No. 2.
Cash quotations were as follows:
FLO U R M lead y ; winter patents, to.SMJ
B.90; winter stralghtH, t4.7trut.ti0: spring
straight". H7&4I4.9U: bakers. U. 406. 30.
RiW--.No. 2. i374c.
lt.V RLE Y Feed or mtxlng. DJ'in'c; fair to
nice malting, biti&lc.
'KEDS Flax. No. 1 southwestern, tl.GK;
No. 1 northwestern, tl K. Timothy, $i.60u.
PROVISIONH Pork. mess, per bbl ta.:.75
(d24.00. Laid, per 100 lbs.. 112.1312.14. Short
ribs, aides (louse), $lU.f(jlO. ii. bhort clear
bl.l. 8 (boxed), ll,U0yU.2.
Primary receipts were 1.6S1. 000 bu., com
pared wrth a holiday the corresponding day
a year ago.
Est inland receipts for tomorrow: Wheat,
IA i4; corn, 13t cars; oat, 193 cars; hog.-', neati.
Mt. I.oula General Market.
SST. LOUIS.- Nov. t-WHKAT-Uwer;
Hack. No. 2 red cash, tl.1stol.24: No. 2 hard.
tl..1.0; Deceniber, tl.US-,; May, tlOS.
H10..4. -
ColtN Ioer: trark. No. 2 cash, file; No.
2 white, tC'4c: December, 574c; May,
OATS Weak; track. No. 2 cash. 2tVa0c;
No. t white.' 424c; lecember, JJUVu-Cc;
May. 41c,
RYE 76c.
FLOUR Lower; red winter patents. $." 50
lifi.MI; extra fancy and sIibIkIUh. It );
hard winter clears, $4 95ti6 10.
KKK-Tlmotliy. t2.7!.1.i").
RRA.N Cult ; sacketl, east tracks. tl.OV't
1 04.
HAY yteidy; timothy, t!2.0ji Pi.00:
prairie. flUMMu 12 00.
PROVlSIONr Pork, unuhaiiguil; Jobbing,
t-M 00. I.aid. unchauel. prime Hteam, tll :0
ijL'U.'4. Dry aalt meats, uiii liauged ; boxed
extra shorts, fll V4. clear lU,n, $11.K74;
shoi I clears. $12,124. Karon, unchanged;
boxed extra short, $127; clear ribs,
J12k7: short clears, $12 124.
Pv)l"LTRY-ftudy; chickena 9c; springs,
lie; turkevj. 1.V-; ducks. He: ireese. 74c.
KUTTt'lt FiiMn; creuiuery, ;.Vn !lc.
KOiS Higher at 24c.
celpts stid shlpnitnts of floUr and grain
v" as fo! i:
Receipts. ShipmentM.
Flour, hbls i:i.m IS.SH)
Wheat, bu 57.ul Xu ani
Corn, bu .K.:iu 24.4jO
Hts. Im.., i4,4 74.SOO
Liverpool Grala Market.
LlVKRIXillL. Nov. 2 WHEAT Closing
spot qu'el. No. 2 red western winter nomi
nally. 7s 104J, futures quiet. Ie-eniber,
7s Mi: Jilaet h. 7a 7Sd; May. 7s 6d.
CORN Pt ijuiet; new American mixed,
1 via lalve.ouk. Ak futures dull' iH-cemlier.
6s 4d
I -
(Peoria llarkri.
Pr;t:ilA. Nov. 2. CORN Si.adv; , ;
white. tilV; N"N Velio ric: No. :i yel-
i..w. tili'i .No. .. mo; .. .1. ic: No. 4. new.
lit grade, new. 4iMdlc.
OATS Meail : Vo 3. wtilie. . No 4
rule. 3r.- f .
l-kllaaeluh ta Proelare Market.
"a"!'! II LA DELPHI A. Nov. !.- KlTTKit
1 trn.: extra weril crramel'J', SV; bear
1... ,.rlnl. -" r
FGOt F I . gocal demand: Pennsylvania' Bsnk t Irarlnas.
aid othur ueai by fnt ft ee i-ase.-.; 21c at! t'MAH.4. Nov. t Rank clearings for to-
im.'K; corici.l icoeipta. in rettirnuhle cases. J da were l'i41 Wf.!2 and for the corres
at ni.iia,; hkIiiu firsts, frw canes. :;ie 1 oiiiilng dutc last year $2 Ui.i 1.73.
i l
at mark: current receipts, free cases, 263
27e at mark.
CH KESK Firm, good demand: New
Tork full creams, choice, lr; fslr to
good, lKttlHc. ' (
Pair Wednesday anal Warmer, Says
the Most M Kiosi,
OMAHA. Nov. 2, 19.
The disturbance that caused the rainy and
unsettled weather over the central valley
Sunday night and Monday has moved over
the upper valleys and lake region within
the last twenty-four hours and Is now cen
tral over the Bt. Iawrence valley. Rains
were general since the last report from
the Missouri river east over the tjppor
Mississippi and Ohio valleys, the lake
region, and east to the Atlantic const, and
rain Is falling In the Ohio valley this morn
ing, with generally cloudy weather pre
vailing over the eastern states. The wave
of cooler weather has continued earward
and has spread over the upper Mississippi
valley and upper lake region. Anothr
area of low pressure hs appeared In the
extreme northwest and generally unsettled
weather prevails In that section. An area
of high pressure overlies the mountain dis
tricts and southwest. The temperature Is
much higher In the northwest, and gener
ally higher everywhere west of the Missis
sippi river. The weather will be warnur
In this vicinity Wednesday, with continued
fair tonight and Wednesday.
Hecord of temperature and precipitation
omp.tied with the corresponding day of
the last three years:
1309. 190. 1907. ltM.
Minimum temperature..,. 4.1 M :i" 40
Precipitation 00 .00 .00 T
Normal temperature for today. 44 ds
grees. Iefrlency In precipitation since March 1,
1.2S Inches.
deficiency corresponding period in 190D,
3.43 Inches.
Iiftcleney corresponding period In 1907,
$.22 Inches.
1 A. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
Kansas Clt Urals and Provisions.
unchanged; No. t hard, $1 02H'1.0S; No. 8.
99c: No. 2 red, ll.144U.17; No. 1, l.Wa 1.14.
CORN to He lower; No. t mixed, 57'ft
57S4c; No. 3. fr6Mj&7c; No. 2 white, SOW
file : No. 3. OOHc.
OATK-No. 2 white, 40fl41c; No. 2 mixed,
H A Y Unchanged: choice timothy, tlS.OOTi;
12.M); choice prulrle. I9.G019.75; choice ai
fs'fa TU'rl lit.75.
BUTTER Creamery extras, 30c; firsts,
28c: seconds, 26c; packing stock, 22c.
EWI3-Kxtrns, 27c; firsts, 25'ic; seconds
and dirties, 20c; current receipts, 24Hc;
southerns, loss off, 14c.
Receipts. Shipments.
Wheat, bu KK.000 82.000
Corn, bu 70,000 43. not)
Outs, bu 21,000 23.000
Options at Kansas City.
I Open. I High. I Low. Close.
Wheat -
December May
1 OrvyJ
1 00
1 00V1 0H4A
1 1
1 0l
1 OOSil 00 F3
Minneapolis Grain Market.
cember, tl oiVal 01S; May. tl.03. Cash:
No. I hard, tl.04il.04H; No. 1 northern,
fl .03V. iff 1.04; No. 2 northern, tl.01V41.02; No.
3 northern. tl.OOWtfl.Ol.
KLAXSEKD Closed at tl.B44.
CORN No. 3 yellow, MPfrC.
OATS No. 3 white. 87V(i37c.
RY K No. 2. ('&fi9c.
PUAN In 100-lb. sacks, $19 .GO.
FIA)UR First patents, to.au4io.4fl: aecorid
patents, t5.1O(ift.20: first clears, t4.45ij 4.UB;
second clears, t3.2O4i3.40.
Mllwankee Grain Market.
Mlt.Wil'Kl'V' Nnv 9. -WHK AT-Mn 1
northern, II 0S; No. 2 northern, ilMft
l.Ofi'4; December, $1.04 bid.
BARLEY Samples, BSVyamc.
Toledo Seed Market.
TOLEDO. O.. Nov. 2 SEEDS Clover.
ensh, $.S.9R: November, $S.95; December, t9-0u;
March, 9 2S; timothy, prime,; aisiae,
pilme. tS.10; December. $8.10; March, tS.15.
Dalata Grain Market.
Dt'LI'TH, Nov. 2. WHEAT December,
tl.tWi: May, tl.Oim; No. 1 northern, tl.03'i;
No. S northern, ii.ui'm.
- OAT! :ffrll38c.
Wool Market.
BOSTON. Nov. 2. WOOL With the stock
of domestic wool becoming still smaller In
the local market, Interest Increases In tho
new clips In the southern hemisphere. ' A
rair business In domestic, nowever, Is main
tained, wlih values very firm. Leading do-
mestlc quotations range as follows: Ohio
and Pennsylvania fleecea: XX, 37c: No. 1
washed, 40h41e; No. 2 washed, 40c; fine ntl
washed. 27'u-SSc; half blood ' combing, 37c
thiee-elghths blood combing, 8'a.:t7c; quar
ter blood combing, 34ru:c: delaine washed,
40341c; delaine unwashed, 3"MS4o. Michigan,
Wisconsin and New York fleeces: Fine un
washed, 2r(i2ie; delaine unwashed. 8H!i32e;
half blood unwashed, 34'635c; three-elghtha
blood unwashed. S4r3rc; quarter blood un
washed, :t:i4c. Kentucky, Indiana and
Missouri three-eighths 'blood, 34c; quarter
blood. 324i 33c. Scoured values: Texas fine
12 months. TwmHr; fine I to 8 months, fa'Ji
70c: fine fall, (ifl0c. Territory: Fine staple,
75tSOe: fine medium staple, T0f(72o; fine
clothing, 70fi72c; fine medium clothing, 66
6sc; half blood, 73ii7k; three-eighths blood,
Sxlt'Oc; quarter blood. 6"4Sc. Pulled, extra,
72r75c; fine A'. Wiir70c; A supers, Xg4c.
jlOSTON, Nov. 2 Althoush the stock of
domestic wool held by local dealers Is
becoming very small, a fair business la
being done, especially In territory and
fleece wools. The buyers are said to be
mostly smaller mills, as the large consum
ers are fairly- well stocked up. Values re
main very firm . and local merchants are
looking forward to a continuation of the
high prlcea. Kids of anything below 35c
for Ohio quarter-blood are refused, while
Wyoming in original bags are moving on
a basis of 26a to 27a. Montana shows 27c to
2c, with 73c to 76c for territory quarter
blood, cleaned. Pulled wool Is quiet, but
the foreign product la steadily coming to
the front.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 2. -WOOL Unchanged;
territory and western -mediums, lefcwAc;
fine mediums. 23.'a2c; fine, 14&20c.
I.onaon stork Market.
LONDON, Nor. 2. Closing stocks:
r,nl. mwitr M Loulavllla N 15"H
do account U., K. T H
Amal. Copper WiN. Y. Central 1sVi
Anaconda t' Norfolk W M
Alrslson do pfd n
do p'd lotStnaiarlo W 4i
Baltlmer. A Ohio 1 1 n Pnnvlol. 7
Canadian pacltlo iaRand Ulna
rh.ika A U HIKaadlng UH
rhi'-aio u. w H"1 aouihro Rr u
Chi., nil. A HI. F...1M do ptd 71'
t Beers 1 Beulhem Plcirio 1U
bmrer a: Rio a.... 44 Vnloa Pacific
,10 pM iff do pfd..- li4
Krle M V. . Bieel WH
do lit pfd jei do pfd Itltt
do 2u ptu 41 Wabeatl SI
Orind Trunk 4 do pfd UV
1 1 luiola c --jural 1M Spanish 4a M
ttlLVFR Par. steady at 23'td per ounce.
MONKY 4"u3 per cent.
The rate of discount In the open market
for short bills is 4V5 per cent; for three
months' hills, 4 per cent.
Local securities.
Quotations furnished by Hamuel
., 614 New York Life building:
filr of Omaha . 121
Oidahy Packlag o
Comuibua. Neb., L t; IM .
Cilliene' 11. A B., Wlerloo, U...
Independent Trl U, Omaba
International I'oll. Co
U.-ieile O. U ce. Sa, l.n
Senraeka Tel. lo. k, per cent...
Omaha Ilea, l14. per cent
Omalra '. H":
Omaba K. L. a. P. it mi
Omaha B. L f. pfd
Omaha C. U St. R). M. lt.'l...
irmana v . o. w
Omaba A C. B. at. Nr. pld i par cent ti
n.hi Mr r H at. ki. cue. a aer o . 3 '
Omatia Water Co. 6a, lw M
Omaba Water Ce. U. lfit atta
omaiia Water Co. .at pld Al
goulh Omaha Sewer ta. If. 4 Iilula
Sioux citr Bto-k Vaxda pfd par e... at
I .... -. L
I'nlon Skm k Yartla Omaaa, 6 per
Weexarn Pacific ka, IMS
Treaanry Vtatesaeat.
WASHINHTON. Nov. 8.-The condllion
i "41 the treasury at the beginning of busi
ness uxiay was as roilows:
Trust Funds Oold coin, IN. 756. 4U. DO; sli
ver dollars. 14.(77,320; silver dollars of lioO,
4,; silver certificates outstanding,
(Jonrral Fund Standard sliver dollars In
general fund. $1136. 4rr7; current liabilities,
1112 OTl.lM; working balance In treasury
office. J9.04.0; In banks to credit of
tioasurer of the Cnited Htates, SJg.675.0.10;
sula:diary silver ruiu. H7.9WI.44; minor
coin, tl ill w. Total balance In - general
fund. t7iSM
Receipt! of Cattle Very Small for a
Pat hees "treng to Ten Cents Higher
and Fairly Active, with Feeders
Free Sellers at Steady
SOUTH OMAHA. Nov. 2. 1W.
Rereipts were: Cattle. Hogs. Sheep.
Official Monday 10 "77 2.7M J3,hM
Estimate Tuesday i.'.m 2.000 l.'.SOO
Two days thin week...l.777 S.TT.I 3.6sS
Same days last week. .. . 1H.173 .:C.4 32.079
Same days 2 weeks agn.19.731 b.67 W 1146
Same days 3 weeks ago.!?.-! 4.'S fA(t;
Same days 4 weeks ego. 22. 073 7.137 77.414
Same days last year.... 6.0:4 6,48 I4.8W
The following table shows the receipts of
cattle, hogs and sheep at South Omaha for
me year to ante, compared witn last
year: 1K)9. pi Inc. Dec.
Cattle 92.S.M7 RT.7.07 6S.500
Hogs 1.900.4)0 2,064.944 154.T.H
Sheep 1.879,292 1.791,205 87.07
The following table shows the average
price of hogs at South Omaha for the last
teveral days, with comparisons:
Date. I 1W. 190. I19OT.H906. '1S06. 104. 11903.
Oct. 22. . .
Oct. 23...
Oct. 24...
Oct. 26..
T 5241
5 43
5 42i
5 4i
5 541
5 Mil
6 67!
5 to
5 00'
6 871
6 70
5 47!
6 39
6 531
5 4S
5 Bi
5 fl
5 61!
5 &
6 J3I
t 12
I 5 IS
6 16
G 41
6 14
I 624,
6 14i
it in!
6 121
7 59
7 M4
1 624
7 84
7 6
5 0t
4 M
4 62,
5 20'
5 081 6 25
5 Oil 6 18
4 921 6 06
4 981 4 97
I 4 93
4 92
4 S4
Oct. 28..
Oct. 27..
Oct. ffl..
Oct 29..
Oct. 30..
6 13
6 06
4 91
4 92'
4 K4'
Oct. Jl..
6 S3
5 72!
f 02
N or, 1. .
Nov. 2...
7 72
6 10 4 901 4 S4 5 00
Receipts and disposition of Mve stock at
the I'nlon Stock yards, South Omaha,
Neb., for twenty-four hours ending at 3
o'clock p. m., November 2:
Catile.Hogs. Sheep H'r's.
C. M. &. St. P. Hy.. 23 2
Wabash R. R l 2
Missouri Pacific 1
Union Pacific 2a 11 .16
C. ft N. W., Kast.... 5 1
C. & N. W.. West.... 74 13 s 1
C, 8 P., M. & O.... 4 2
C, B. AV Q., East 2
C. B. A. Q.. West... 87 10 17 1
C, R. I. & P., Kast... 8 I 2
C, R. I. & P.. West.. 1
Illinois Central 1 1
Total receipts 2:2 44 62 4
Cattle. Hogs.Hlieep.
Omaha Packing Co 595 671 2.193
Hwift & Co 1.4K1 811 1.94
Cudahy Packing Co 2.114 906 3.2.H
Armour & Co 1,687 591 LtilO
W. H. Vansant Co 62
Benton Vans t A Lush.. KM
Stephens Bros 19S
Hill A Son 897
F. B. Lewis 24H
Huston & Co 23
J. B. Root & Co 51
J. H. Bulla 131
L. F. Husb 41
L. Wolf 240
McCreary & Carey 270
S. Werthelmer 160
H. F. Hamilton 49
H. Hagerty .. 29
fiullvan Bros W
Smith ft Polsley 64
Mo. : Kans.-Calf. Co... 39
Christy. Kline ft Smith. Rtt
Other buyers ....1,02 13,326
Total t.zn 2.SS2 22,365
CATTLK Receipts Of oattie this morning
were the smallest that they have been in
a long time for a Tuesday, only 2:6 cars
being reported in. The quality of the re
ceipts were aiso decidedly on the common
order, there being a large proportion of
The market as rcgnrds beef tteors
showed comparatively little change. At
first the trade was a little backward In
opening, but when once under way - there
was a fair movement; so far as desirable
kinds of cattle were concerned at prices no
more than a shade lower. Inferior and
trashy kinds are never very free sellers.
Cows and heifers moved off quite freely
and salesmen as a general thing were quot
ing It as a good steady market at least.
The bulk of the offerings changed hands In
good season In the forenoon.
The better grades of feeders were In de
mand and were free sellers at stead
prices. The supply was mail and what few
cattle there were of that description
changed hands in good season. Inferior
kinds, as a matter of course, did not move
so readily, but still the market as a whole
was In very satisfactory condition.
quotations on cattle: Ocod to choice
cornfed steers, 7.00'e.u0; fair to good corn
fed steers, tb.00t7.00, common to fair corn
fed steers, 54 50(6.00; good to choice ran
steers, 55. 2Cil b 2o ; fair lo good rari;e steers,
54.txyu5.00; common to fair range steers,
53.Uiu4.40; good to choice cornfed cows and
heifers, 54. .tXuS.OO; fair to good cornfed
cows and heifers, 53 20(64.00; common to
fair cornfed cows and heifers, 52.0Uf3.2S;
good to choice range cows and heifers, 43 80
4 80; fair to good range vows and heifers,
5a.lTi4iS.85; common to fair range cows and
heifers, 2.2k'u3.2U; good to choice stockeis
and feeders, 14.7545.26; fair to good Block
ers and feeders, I4.OOki4.50; common to fair
Blockers and feeders, 3 76; stock heif
ers, 52.8oft3.75; veal calves, 5fl.50nj7.OU: bulls,
stags, etc., 12. 75ft 4.50.
; Representative sales:
47 feeders.. 1226 4 80 Scows S3ti 2 70
( cows MO 3 15 ,6 feeders.. 7SS 3 15
11 cows 948 t 20 5 helfera... 72S 3 25
4 feeders.. 800 4 00
Rlchter Bros. Neb.
12 heifers... 6:0 S 45 157 cteers.... 781 4 15
W. 11. Lour Neb.
8 helfors... 6S1 3 30 8 heifers... 963 3 40
A. W. Lotsplech-Neb.
107 heifers.. 894 3 60 2-t cows 855 2 75
6 feeders.. 90s 4 25 D feeders. . 614 4 25
16 calves.. 350 t 90 12 calves... 863 4 50
5 feeders.. 8T2 4 25 23 cows t3 3 10
34 feeder. .1102 4 50. 12 feeders.. 341 4 20
13 cows 738 3 00 10 cows 740 3 00
16 cs. ft hs. 3 45 41 feeders.. 915 4 35
22 feeders.. 916 4 50 38 feeders.. 927 4 00
13 feeders.. 933 3 70 & feeders. .120 5 00
10 cows 1M6 i 65 6 cows low 3 6u
11 t eiiera..H72 4 60 6 fe tiers. .1141 4 50
6 feeders. .1118 4 60 11 feeders.. 9M 4 50
IS cows Ml 8 15 18 cows 955 3 75
M. W. Draper--S. D.
25 steers.... 9fc3 4 40 14 cows 9i6 3 00
28 heifers... bfid 3 90 20 heifers... 628 3 40
18 cow s 1028 2 35 27 steers. ...1204 4 80
21 feeders.. 6n7 4 40 9 calves... 396 3 65
8 calves... 3-.0 3 35
Justin Brewer S. D.
1 feeder... 970 4 00 1 feeder... 900
1 steer IOoO 4 50 4 feeders.. M5
It feeders.. 890 4 00
M. Everly-S. D.
I feeders.. I) 4 25 23 cows 985
M. F Monton H D.
t heifers... too S 50 12 cowl aS5
13 mixed... 712 2 70
A. E. Ixuigproe S. D.
S cows 872 8 00
S. Mitchell-Wyo.
U feeders. .l"f 4 50 7 cows 940
W. E. Moras Wyo.
24 steers. ...12M) 5 15 38 steers.. ..1129
J. J. Grant-Wyo
41 steers. ...1048 4 40 9 cows Iflfcs
it steers.... 11 15 4 35 16 steers. ...115!
Spear Broa. Cattle Co. Wyo.
4 00
3 25
3 55
3 4
3 20
4 80
3 6.-,
4 75
121 steers... 1211 4 M) 55 steers. ...1308
4 SO
3 80
130 cows. ...1024 3 Ml
6 cows IOuO 3 80
33 cows.
J. N. Enochs Wyo.
t cows 1062 S 70 ;i steers..
Scows 978 4 20 8 cows...
. l50
4 STi
3 75
Lee Moore Live Slock Co.-
64 steers.
.1231 4 70
Allen A
. 'Mt 8 15
M Wyo.
2 steers.... 45 4 70
27 cows...
H steers..
. 2
4 70
T. Irwin Wyo.
5 65 7 cows 1100 3 65
4 50
Richard Wyo.
180 15 steers... Ill 5K
$ cows...
t steers.
24 cows...
ii. e-eixs v yo.
1307 35 17 staers....l324 4 80
650 4 06
14 steers.
Is feeder
Antlers Cattle Co. Wvo.
61 steers... .10.A 4 20 62 steers. ...1043 4 15
5 steers. ...ldkio 4 IT. 62 steer. ...low 4 15
S. H. Shirley Wyo.
13 heifers... 718 4 50 28 cows 869 S Ji
22 cow 2S S 70
W. J. Hampton Wyo.
14 cows lof.7 3 ho Jl cows 1122 3 HO
28 sieer....126i $ 65
W. UoodUl Wyo.
$5 cowl 10S6 S ! 13 cows low) a 25
C. Oreen Wyo.
1 steers.. ..1227 I 26
J. E. Gamer Wyo.
tt) steers.. ..1260 4 0 18 steess. ...loso 4 to
.1. M. Render Wyo
18 steers.. ..1081 4 85 18 feeders.. S67
J. Hrewer Wyo,
23 calves... 297 4 to 28 cows v.T
15 cows 26 S 55 6.t heifers... 864
J A. Ijaveti Wyo.
15 steers... H3t 4 8T, 18 ateei-s.. fi
8 st-eta. .. !! 4 10 74 ate,-r . . :w.i
4 50
2 W
3 40
4 16
4 0
46 rows 9-iS T V, ? con s 53 3 W
7 bulls 1347 S 15 : heifers... S44 3 SS
HO'lS Supplies were by no means liberal
this momli.g. about 3 00 In ail but In spite
of the rather moderate run. both packers
snd shippers openly derl ired at the start
that they were out ot the market at yes
terday's figures. Outshln Bdvtees were ex
tremely bearish and early bids at this
point were about a dime lower than yester
day's best time or eislly a nickel' lower
thsn the close. In fact. It was generally
a 7 6fi market so far as bulk of bids wns
concerned, but very few sales were made
early to accurately reflect the actual ait
untinn. The movement was naturally very sl-tw
and It was well along In the morning before
salesmen and buyers finally agreed upon
a trading basis.
Representative sales:
No At. 8h. Pt. Nn Av sh. Pr
:o1 17 ... 7 K yj Il'i ... 7 :,
74 '.il 40 7 an 7 ;J4 . . 7 g -
S 27 40 1 N UH W 7 a.",
fj 3 4 40 7 74 4 ... 7 lit
S ITf W fS mi 1 a,-,
sj t-j J"0 7 ctr, s a i is
S i) 40 7 7 aao 4.) 7 :.
SJ M 7 K 11 S u-n 7 an
2) . . 7 r 76 !l 7 m ,
41 irtO 1) 7 Hi 4 Mil li 7 7S
77 40 7 '. 41 ill !l I)li
6" rd IK 70 IIS 7 TS
70 f.1 0 IK fi 27S 120 7 7.)
u J4J 40 7 t. 7;: :m no i td
7S "Ml ... 7 f, . ?77 SO 7 T
C r 4 7 6i fjs jot 7 79
41 JfcS . . K'p It 2i' 10 7 To
40 14 11 S 2W ... 7 70
SHEKP V 1th only a limited proportion
of reaily good killing stock included In this
morning's run, packers made no attempt
to follow up yesteidity's bearish groows
and bought freely trom the opening t
prices that were strong to a dime higner,
and. In spots of advance, was possibly
even greater. Total receipts today were
fully normal for a Tuesday at this,
of the year, about 16.UW head being re
ported In, but the charscter of the offer
ings was none too good and plainly in
dicated that the short season of range,
"clean-ups " Is at hand.
It will be remembered that the fat stock
market was dull and draggy yesterday, with
prices decidedly weak. Closing rounds
found most sales quotable at weak to right
around a dime lower, so that today's ad
vance has restored quotations to last Fri
day's level and put the general trade on a
good strong basis. Movement was active
this morning and anything at all desirable
sold readily.
Feeder buyers were plentiful, aa usual,
this morning, nnd the demand for suitable
thin and half-fat classes was fully pro
portionate to receipts. There was little
change of consequence as far as prices
were concerned, most strings realizing not
far from steady money. It might he we.l
to mention in this connection, that, while
the demand for feeding stock has been
brisk on all days lately, the poorer grades
are somewhat neglected and occasional dull
spots In the market do not Indicate that the
outlet Is narrowing, but that rural talent Is
not kindly disposed toward common and
trashy kinds. This feature Is perhaps more
evident at present since rangemen are
dumping Into the market hopper the sea
son's "clean-up" of odds and ends.
Quotations on fat sheep and lambs: Good
to choice lambs, $G.40'u.76; fair to good
lambs, $6.106.40. good light yearlings, 5.00
5.2."; good heavy yearlings, HKSfrifi.OO;
good to choice wethers, $4.2fv'n 4.50; fair to
good wethe.s. 4 0fK4.25; good to choice
ewes, e4.0tKri4.25; fair to good ewes, :!.8ya)
4.00; old canner ewes, 1.0M2.00.
Quotations on feeder stock: flood to
choice lambs. 6.0Oii6.40; fair to good lambs,
55.4V(i6.00; light yearlings, J5.0rVq'5.2'.; heavy
yearlings, 14 503)5 00; old wethers, $4,150.(4.40;
good to choice ewes, $3.00y3.73: breeding
ewes, $3.75(&6.o0; . yearling breeding ewes,
Representative sales:
No. Av. Pr.
240 Wyoming ewes, feeders ,.10T. 3 55
fi3Vyonilnir lambs, feeders 59 6 00
216 Wyoming lambs 68 9 35
442 Wyoming ewes, feeders 1(4 .1 40
110 Wyoming lambs, feeders 61 6 15
440 Idaho lambs 71 6 50
W Idaho lambs, feeders ;....5 6 25
114 Irtnho lambs, feeders.....', .i . 59 25
496 Idaho lambs, feeders 59 25
75 Irlqlio lamhs. feeders. . ...i.'..( 71 6 00
493 Wyoming lambs ..... 79 6 50
2"4 Wyoming lambs, feeders. '. 68 6 15
215 Idaho lambs, feeders ......'..' C3 6 10
2SR Idaho lambs, feeders ... 61 6 10
?00 South Dakota wethers. .,,....108 4 30
1" South Dakota wethers ft ylgs. 97 4 25
270 South Dakota ewes, feeders.. 81 3 00
67 Wyoming ewes. feeeders.V....106 3 40
jot) Wyoming lambs, feeders.! 71 6 90
90 Wyoming ewes ...114 3 95
' ' -v, I,
faille Weak Hons FlvV't Ten Cents
Lower Sheep lllgiher.
CHICAGO. Nov. 2 CATTLK Receipts.
13.00 head; market weak; steers, t5.tKkij9.ll;
cowi. t3.5tvnft.00: heifers. t3.2Vna.00; bulls,
t3.00'.i4.75: calves. t3.0Ufi8.D0; stockers and
fee !rs. 3.76'5.t4).
HOUS Receipts, estimated at 15,000 head;
market 5itfl0c lower; choice heavy, $7.90
8.00; butchers. t7.SOi-8.00; ljirht mixed, tTVei
f".'0; choice llKht. t7.tiiVri7.Jt0r packing. t7.6t
Y7 95; pigs, t-i.00ia7.30; bulk of sales, t7.6iy.
7. S3.
SHEEP AND LA MRS Receipts, estl
mnied at 20 Cem head: market 10fr25c higher;
sheep. 3.o 'f, 25; lambs, t6.0U'u7.2:i; year
liiig.i, t4.50fj5.50.
. Kansas City Live Stock Market.
ceipts. 17,000 head. Including 600 southerns.
Market steady to weak. Choice export and
dressed beef steers. t 35ii8.60; fair to good,
$4.8fyi.25; western steers, t-'l75(fi5.50: stockers
and feeders, t310!(i4.80: southern steers, t3.60
'0(4.75; southern cows, 12 50ru-4 00: native cows,
S2 2ori4.50; native heifers t3.40ri.2fl; bulls,
t2.4Vii.t.75; calves, S3 50r?i6.25.
HODS Receipts, 17.000 head. Market 6c to
10c lower; top. $7,774: bulk of sales. S7.4(M
7.70. Heavy, t7.7ot7.77,.i: packers and butch
ers, t7.6(y(j'7.75; light, S7.26fu J. 60; pigs, t6.60(ij)
SHEEP AND LA MRS Receipts. 2.000
head. Market steady to strong. IjtmliH.
S5 80Ai'7.0n; yearlings. t4.5tVn5.15; wethers.
S4.0iK)f4.tiO: ewes. t3.80(i4.35; mockers and
feeders, t3.0O(i4.75.
St. Louis Live Htnck Market.
ST. IiOUIS. Nov. 2. CATTLE Receipts.
5,700 head, including 700 Texans; market
steady to 10c lower; native shipping and ex
port steers. t6.f.."i7.50; dressed beef and
butcher steer. 15.2T.iaS.8S; steers under 1 000
11 s . 11.75 - 3.25; stockers and feeders, $3.50
fa-, 25; cows and heifers. t1.255i7.tW; cunneis,
12 255(2.50; bulls, t2 75'a4.00; calves, tr,.t)n
7. co: Texas and Indian steers, $.1. Solid. 40;
oow and heifers, $2. 26 o 1.25.
HOdS Receipts. 15.200 hen.l: market 10c
lower; pigs mid lights, $5. 25ft 7.50; puckers,
t7.:i 'm7.6i; hutcht'is and bent heavv. 17 70
SHEEP AND LAMHS Receipts. 2 son
head; market iV higher; native. $3.0014 ":
lninbs $"..76'.i7.25; culls and bucks, $2.50ti(
4.75; tuckers, 12.iV54.00.
. Joseph Live 9lork Market.
ceipts. 4.000 head; market slow: steers,
$4.50417.00: cow s and heifers, 1 ,5tir.-6 08
enh'es. $1 O(V(i7.50.
HtKIS Keerlpis 5O0 head: market 5-& I0
lower: top, $7.75; bulk of ssles. 17 45ft 7 70
head, murket steady; lambs. $4..Wir6.&0.
Sioux C'ltv I III. Uu-b.
SIOl'X CITY. la.. Nov.- 2.-1. t.i . I
gruni. I CATTLE Receipts, 1,CJ0 .head,
Market steady to strong.
HOGS Receipts. 1.100 heart Market
cuk; ranir.- or prices, 7.i.i'7.t-,; hulk of .
sales, 17.604! 7.65.
stock In Kle;h.
iicccipis oi livestock- at ih; five pi
western mat k t.i yesterduv:
Cattle. i,
Until Omaha
loux Cit ..
t. Joseph ...
'Hivai City .
. Li)Ui.
6. To)
3.0i 10
6 MX)
2 i0
2 2' 10
20 Ooo
15 JoO
i Totals. , $16,600 5.1,300 41,1:00
i Oil HI (.l:KR4L MIHKI'.T,
i Maple and Fancy I'roduce Prices l-'nr-i
alahed by Bayers and H kulraalrri.
Hl'TTKR C'rearuery. No. 1. delivered to
the retail trade in 1-lh. cartons. :::( 0
1, In Mi-lb. tubs. 2IH; No. 2. in 1-11..' i;
tons. 30c; in iW-lb. tubs. J-.ic: parking
slock. 22kC; fancy dairy, tubs, ;'4c. Mar
ket change every Tuesday.
EGGS Fresh selling Hock, candled :'3o
ItH'LTRV Dressed broilers. .W; spring
14:; hens 14c; cock. lc; ducko, 15c; geese
14c; turkey. 25c: pigeons, per dox'.. $1 25
Alive, broilers under 2 pounds. J5c; over
2 pounds, 10'ic, hen. 10c; cocks,
ducks, full feuthercd, ltk-; geeae. fuii
feathered, 7c; turkeys, under 10 pounds, l.'.c
oer 10 pounds. 18c; guina fowls, f.'.SO per
dx . pigeons. 60c per dox.
OYSTERS Select a. small cans, 2fc; large
4V: gallons. 11 ; New York count, email
3-ic; large, 45c; gallon. 12 "0; R,ltunore'
standards, small. Tie: large. rt5c- gallon
FISH Fresh caught. almost all
dressed: Halibut. 124 18c; buffalo, e- trout,
15c; 14c: catfish, 17c; rrapples"
sonflsh. !jl8c: black baas S5c; whitefisn'
18c; pike, 12c; salmon. lj; pickerel. He
frog lega. 4iV. 1'resh froxen wbltefish. No!
1. lie; pickerel, dreaed and headless, fl;
pike, dressed. 12c; redsnapiers. 13c; Span
sh mackerel, lsc; native mackerel, Jhc.
BfcKF Cl'To N. 1 ribs, ; No. S ribs,
12c; No. 8 ribs, 7-c; No. 1 loin, too; No. 2
loin, M4c; No. 3 loin. 8sc; No. 1 chuck.
4c; No. 2 chuck, 4-c; No. S chuck. 44u;
No. 1 round. 9-c; No. 2 round, c; No.
he; No. 1 piate. sc; No. 2 plate, t4c; No. t
plate, 34c
KKl'l i H Oranges, Valencia Seedless, 94
to 28 sues, H.ii.; Florida, all sise, 1325;
Lemons. California fancy, per bos, t- 5u,
California, extra fancy, t6 00; eatra
fancy pears, fall variety, S2.50; peaches.
Colorado I'reestones, extras, per box,
!; grapes. Tokayk, tl 50; New Yol k,
ejura fancy pears, fall varieties. t2.ou;
peaches, Colorado freestones, extras, per
box, Wc; grapes, Tokays, tl 50; New York,
per 7-lb. basket, 21c; prunes, Italian, per
i rate, tl 26: cantaloupes. Colorado Rocky
ford, standard sixes, 45 melons, t2 25; pony
site. 54 melons, tl'75; apples, home grown
cooking, per bu. basket. 75c; per market
basket, 45c: Jonathans and snows. In bbls.,
t& OU; California bellflowers. per box, t K,
Colorado box Jonathans, extra choice, 2 .50,
extra fancv. t300; western Ben Davis, In
bbls . t3 50; Wlnensps. in bbls.. t4.00; quinces
California, per box, tl 5; grape fruit. Flo
rida, 54 to 64, 15 60; California. 48. 54
and 64 sires, t4.50 to t5-00; cranberries, Cape
Cod. per bbl., t7.00; per box. tZ-60. dates,
Anchor brand. SO-lb. pkgs. in box. per box.
t2.00; Hallowe'en dates, due about Novem
ber 1. per lb., 7c; figs, California. 50 pkgs,
5c size, in box. tl 86; Cider. Nehaw ka, per
ke, S2 90.
V EH ETA HLES Irish potatoes, per bu ,
7VhS0r; Virginia sweets, per bbl., t2 502.76;
Wisconsin cabbage per lb., 14c; radishes,
hot house, per dox. bunches, 35c; extra
fancy letm-e per dox.. 45c; fancy home
grown parsley, per dox. bunches. 35c;
onions, red and yellow. In sacks, per lb.,
lc; Spanish onions, per crate, 11.50; fancy
Florida egg plant, dox.. 11.26; tomatoes,
fancy home grown, per market btsket. floe;
string and wax beans, per market basket,
SI. 00; celery. Mirhlpan, per dox. hunches,
25c: Colorado, per 12-lb. bunch. Tnc; mam
moth western, per dox. bunches, ft; cu
cumbers, hot house, per doa.. Sl.2Mit.60;
rutabagas, Canada, rer lb., 14c; horse
radish. 2 dox In case, tl 90; walnuts, b'ack,
per lb.. 24c; California No. 1, per lb., 134c;
Csrfornla No. 2. 10c; girllr. extra fancy
white, per lb., 10c: red. per lb.. 12e.
HIDES No. 1 green, 10c; No. I cured,
4 ottnn tTarVrl.
ST. LOI'TS, Nov. 2. COTTON Higher,
nililtlliitf. ir.c. Sales, none; receipts, 6.55S
beles; shipments. 6.0M bales; stock. 2W2?c.
firm. ir up; mediums. 14 11-16. Sales on the
spot 1 200 hales; to arrive. 1 000 bale.
at 14 7-16C.
Falls Thirty Feet;
Never a Scratch
A swirling bluckness and void swallowed
U. J. Fahey. Mighty potency, liquor, was
the only Impression that fleeted through
his consciousness when the all-obliterating
crash came. There wus a swish In Inter
stellar space, a shower of the constella
tions, and then swift oblivion.
The night's long . silence wus broken to
the wondering Fahey when he heard the
crisp voice of the police judge:
"One dollar and costs."
Fahey, Imbued with an exceedingly effi
cient Inebriation, had fallen from the via
duct at Cnlon station, and tumbled softly
on the pavement thirty feet below with
out a scratch.
Dame Hebe cares for her own.
Woman of Marked Individuality and
wronxtt Mark Good for
Other Peonle.
Judge E. Wakeley, one of the pioneer cltl
xens of Omaha and Nebraska, pays this
tribute to the memory and deeds of Mrs.
Joseph Barker, who died Sunday lind was
burled Monday:
The death of Mrs. Joseph Barker, after
a lingering Illness, has removed from us a
member of one of the pioneer families who
came to Omaha In its early uncertain years
to abide Its fortunes and Its future to the
She was a daughter of Colonel John rat
rick of Unlontown, Pa., whose three sons
and two daughters came from there In
1H6, locating In the young city and estab
lishing a commodious and substantial fam
ily home at Seventeenth and Davenport
streets. The father afterward Joined tnem
and was a resident of Omaha until his
death. The sons, J. N. H., M. T. and A.
S. Tatrlck the only survivors of the family
identified themselves permanently and suc
cessfully with the business life and Inter
ests of Nebraska and the new west.
Eliza E., the elder sister, married Joseph
Barker, also of a pioneer family, and who
continued to take an active and Influen
tial part in the business ehcerprlses ot
Omaha until his death, a few years since.
Mrs. lSarker wus a woman of marked in
dividuality, of keen perception, wit, adapta
bility, cheerfulness and generosity of na
ture. During her residence here of a half
century she was noted In domestic life for
her strong family attachments and unre
served devotion to family duties, and In
social life for her cordial friendships, her
kindly amenities nnd the gracious, informal
hospitality which helps to make social in
tercourse delightful. These secured to her
the large circle of loving friends, repre
sented by those who followed her to tha
last and left her beside her hUHhand at
Forest Lawn.
Her charities, quiet and constant, were
bestowed, not to be seen or for display, but
fiom the Impulses which prompt lo kind
.1A...I.. h:l. u 1...... a in.!
jk.r-.Tiin. rut . - r ii'j ai aim leomiui
I member of the Protestant Episcopal church,
in the faith of which and as a communicant
I of St. Mathias' church she died.' It may
lie well eald of her and there need be no
higher pruise tiiat In a long life and by her
example us a member of the community,
as n daughter, a fclster. a wife and a Chrls-
' l lit u mother, she Illustrated the best type
I of American w omanhood.
Sucli an Eveut la Planned, Wheu lr.
lr. Charles ForUjce W ill
; Director' Delmlson of the boys' tlepuit
1 merit of the Yuutig Men's Cliilstian asso
iclailon is arraiiging for a fathers' meeting
o be held Sunday, November II. w hich he
! anticipates will be quite a large and suc
cessful gathering.
i The meeting will be addressed by Dean
IChuiles Knrdyee of the Teachers' college,
I'liheisity of Nebraska, who will empha upon Die fathers the importance of
giving their boys Instruction and training
. uluiii; the Hues aa curried out by the Yuung
Men's Christian a.soclatloii.
I A series of tslks pertaining to and being
a discussion of efficient living and being
-what is more properly known as tialning
groups for men will be given -t tla Young
M li s Chiisilan ansocla Ion dmlug the wetk
of November 8 lo 15. The program Is now
being arranged and w ill Include talks by
'secretaries of the different department,
as well as outsider who are Interested In
the work.
There w ill be a contest and entertainment
by the swimming club of the association
Thursday evening at 7:30. followed at X
o'clock by an entertainment. These events
will be free to association membeis. with
a nominal charge to nonmeinbers.
If you desire a clear complexion take
Foley's Orlno Laxative for constipation and
liver trouble, as it will stimulate theae or
gans and thoroughly cleanse your system,
which Is what everyone needs In order to
feel well. Sold by all druggists.
Some Things You Want to Know
The Thirtwnth Census
On the 15th day of next April. 65.009 men
will start out to gather the Information
upon which tha Thirteenth Census will be
based. Never before ha such careful
preparation been road to secure honest,
accurate, and complete returns. Ths direc
tor of census realises the dlffloulty of secur
ing good, competent and faithful enumera
tor, because the period Is too short to
justify employed men to leave their regular
work, and the pay 1 too small to attract
the best men. It will take fifteen days
to make the city enumerations and thirty
days for the country districts. The pay
will amount lo about $3 a day In the
country and a trifle more In the cities.
It was suggested that the position of
enumerator be made one of honor, and that
the men serve without pay. as Is done In
some European countries, a medal of honor
being given to those who serve well and
faithfully. Director Purand thinks that
such an arrangement might be mad at
some future time, but that It would not be
expedient under present conditions. He does
hope, however, to get many men who will
serve more because of Interest In the work
than for the compensation Involved. He ex
pects to make use of many of the crop
reports correspondents of the Department
of Agriculture, many of the students of
colleges and universities, and as many
school teachers as he can get.
The population schedule will be carried
by every one of the 66.000 people who will
constitute the army of enumeration, but
only 45,000 of them will carry tha agricul
tural schedules. The statistics of mines and
quarries and manufactures will be taken
by a corps of chief and assistant special
agents, 2,000 strung- They will be the
cavalry of the census army and their work
may continue for fifteen months.
It Is realised that aside from the actual
enumeration of the population the most
Important Inquiry appertains to the farm.
With all the progress America has made
as a manufacturing nation, the fixed capi
tal In manufacturing Industries Is less than
half as much as that Invested in agricul
ture. A special effort Is to be made to
secure accuracy In farm returns. To that
end the director has caused to be Issued
a long- statement, which he hopes will
reach every farmer In the country, Im
pressing upon the farmer the Importance
of keeping an accurate record of all his
farm operations, sales, etc., for the cal
endar year 1909, that he may be ready for
the enumerator. The director point out
that while the Department of Agriculture
has a wonderfully efficient corps of crop
estimators and reporters, the Industry Is
so vast and many of Its elements and con
ditions so intangible to superficial obser
vation, that nil its figures would become
practically valueless were they r.ot regu
larly revised in the light of actual census
returns. In the statement sent out to the
farmers Is an outline of the agricultural
schedule, and each farmer ts requested to
make a note of each particular bit of in
formation called for an soon aa he gets It.
which will have a peculiar Interest at this
time when conservation Is uppermost in to
This Is an innovation which augurs well for
the accuracy of the returns. One Inquiry
many minds, la that which relates to the
number of acres of wooded and cleared
land on the farm of the country. Tha
farm operations will cover the calendar
year 1909, while the stock on hand, prac
tically an inventory of farm wealth, will
be as of Ap,rll 15, 1910.
There probably will be some womef enu
merators, more especially In those states
where women have Hie right of suffrage.
It Is hardly probable, however, that the
number of women enumerator will amount
to as much as one per cent of the whole.
In tha Oklahoma census a few women
were employed, and they made a good rec
ord of thelf sex.' Of course it Is only the
exceptional woman that stands any show of
appointment, so that It Is little wonder
that those who were appointed made fine
Careful tab will be kept on every
enumerator's work all the time he I In the
field. He will be supplied with two cards
for every day's work. Each night he will
fill them out, forward one to the supervisor
of his district and the other to the census
office In Washington. Ha must give a Hat
of the plaoes he has visited, the number of
people he ha enumerated In short, a gen
eral history of his day's work. Each office
will carefully check his cards, and If there
is the slightest reason to suspect that he
is not doing his work properly and exactly,
Prof. V. F. Kent Asserts Clele, Polltl
rnl land "octal 4aetlon Are
Canaed hy Ignoring; Heart.
in our haste to develop the heud and
hand we have neglected the heart," said
Prof. Charles F. Kent of the chair of his
tory and old testament literature at Yale
university, in the course of a message ex
tended to the people of Omaha. Dr. Kent
came here to deliver two lectures at the
Young Women's Christian association
building and took occasion prior to his lec
ture to express a few sentiments with ref
erence to neglected idealism of education.
Education," said Prof. Kent, "Is a unit
that when one-sided or Incomplete results
disastrously In many case. Our chief po
litical, civic and social problems In America
are tiaceable to neglect. The most sig
nificant movement In the church and edu
cational world today la the rapidly growing
recognition that the all-around idea of the
Individual is the only sure way of solving
our greatest problem.
Some seventeen years agi Prof. Kent
flift visited Omaha and he expressed him
self as agreeably surprised at the advance
ment made. Hia visit here at this time, hp
suld. likened him to Rfp Van Winkle after
his long sleep In the Catsklll mountains.
While in Omaha Prof. Kent Is the guest
of Rev. L. O. Ralid, pastor of St. Mary's
Avenue Congregational church.
ileteral Men Pity Old Gentleman with
Hrnlaed Bye He Fell tint
of Bed.
He sal In the lobby of the Paxtoii hotel.
Gray and few were the lock upon his
head. Refinement and dignity shown In
every feature. His age might be guessed
at 55 years and hi occupation one of re
sponsibility. As he sat there In one of the
comfortable rockers attention wa drawn
to him because of a horribly colored right
optic. Sympathy went out to him from all
sides, and while no one one had the
termerity or aleelre to convey personally
hi feelings, there were many expressions
of solicitude.
"What scoundrel blackened that old gen
tleman's ee7" "The man who did that
ought to be horaewhlpped." "Show me th
man wht beat up that old gent and I'll
give him a taste of hln own medicine."
These, and other expressions were over
heard by the clerk.
"Shh!" whispered that dlgnitar). "The
old gentleman had a bad attack of cough
tug last night and became so weak he fell
out of, iad. In falliji he struck his eye
Gathering the Data
he will be asked to explain. His final re
port must balance exactly with the sum
of hi dally reports.
T'p to the census of 1880 It was required
that all the returns of population he posted
at some conspicuous place In the enumer
ation district o that every person Inter
ested could make sure that thers was no
padding of lists and no omissions. Since
that time the dally report system ha been
in vogue, and has largely served the same
purpose, at the same time greatly reducing
the expense of the work.
In the past there have been many at
tempts at padding the lists. In one census
a Misslssissippl enumerator, a negro, made
the returns for ad the farm In his district,
and then duplicated these returns for every
member of the family on each farm. This
padding was for ths sole purpose of in
creasing his pay. T,'ually padding has
been mora marked in the cities, and ha"
been done more for the purpose of "boost
ing" population totals than anything else.
In the 1SS0 census two cities In a north cen
tral state undertook to pad their popula
tion returns. Each was watching ths other.
The one went at it In a coare, crude way,
and wa soon caught In the act. The
other handled the situation with a finer
hand, and might have escaped detection
but for the watchfulness of the rival city.
In one city there war' several hundred
people returned aa permanent dwellers In
the union station. A prominent newspaper
building was reported to hava sixty-five
permanent residents. When the census
bureau decided upon a re-enumeretlon, a
committee was sent to Washington to pro
test against It. Among the members ot the
committee was the owner of tha big news
paper building. When he had spoken at
soma length supporting ths accuracy of Uie
first returns, the record for his own build
ing was produced. Hs was forced to Join
in the laugh that followed at his owa ex
panse. It remained for a man under tha very
shadow of the dome of the national capl
tol to discover tha most unique way of
padding his returns at the last census, lie
was a Maryland enumerator, and ha
visited the cemeteries In his district and
returned the names .an . ths tombstones.
But he was not able to cover up his tracks
and was very soon overtaken by the lynx
eyed census office detectives.
Hitter disappointment la In store for many
cities next "year. . For. Instance, Los
Angeles and Seattle are each determined
to be written down by the thirteenth
census as the second city on the Parclflc
coast, and they have been booming them
selves for all they are worth. Their race
la only one of doxens that are now going
on. Buffalo is working hard In advance,
and Houston and San Antonio are having
a great race for primacy In Texas. It Is
the common experience of census au
thorities that when the showdown comes
very few cities are able to live up to their
claims of population. Some of them,
ever, recognising the danger of exaggerated
claims, have stopped setting their figures
above the census mark.
It Is estimated that -the actual cost of
enumeration or gathering the data will be
In the neighborhood of, $4,000,000. At the
last census the average pay for each
enumerators was about $60. It ts expected
that fully 90 per cent of this will be paid
out within three months of the date of be
ginning the enumeration. As stated be
fore the returns of manufacturing, .mining
and quarrying will be secured by special
agents. These men will be appointed be
cause of their especial fitness for the work
and there will be several assistants under
each chief special agent. It Is hoped that
a highly competent corps of agents equip--ped
with simplified schedules will make
this census of manufactures a notable one.
If the country continues to grow In the:
next twenty years as It has grown In the
last double decade, the.f IfteenK 'census
will require an army of men aa large as
Grant commanded at Appomattox to carry
out the work. At least $20,000,000 will he
required to execute the task. Some ex
perts think that the census will soon be
come such an extensive thing as to topple
over of It own weight. ;'but the majority
of those who have followed the develop
ment of census taking from the beginning
to the present, unhesitatingly declare that
every ' recurring period produces mors ac
curate returns anJ drives the business of
census taking nearer to the hoped-for goal
of an exact science.
87 rrederio J. KasUn.
Tomorrow Th Thlrtssath Casus.
Ill Tabulating- tha Ketaros.
J ,
against the edge of the bed, which gave
him that black eye."
That Country Drink More of It Per
Capita Than Any Other In
the World.
Rlack tea is gradually taking tha place
of the green leaf beverage, according to
Henry O. Woollen of London, England, a
prominent tea merchant, stopping at the'
Loyal, on hi first visit to Omaha.
Mr. Wootten I director and export snaii
ager of Ridgwaya, Ltd. tea merchants of
Loudon, and during the last six years has
made frequent trips to this country.
Mr. Wootten vouched the Information that '
Australia leads the world In the amount . of
tet consumed per capita, with eight and one
half pounds. Canada I second with seven
and one-half, while England, which claims
the distinction of being tha great tea drink
ing . country In the world, excepting, of
course, China, has a ratio of seven pound
per capita. Here In America It 1 but one
and a half pounds, but the ratio Is slowly
increasing. England consumes 400,000,000
pounds per annum, Canada 35,000,000, Aus
tralia la.000,000 and the United States about
12.000.flo0 pounds. The Chinese drink more
tea than the rest of the world together, the
annual consumption by the Oitentals being
estimated at pounds.
R. W. Lundahl of Fremont, Neb., is at
the Merchunl today.
Mrs. Charles Waegele of Sheridan, W)o.,
la registered at tha 1'axton.
Mr. and Mr. L. L. Weaver of Lincoln
are registered at the Henshaw.
J. B. Wliltniote, agent for "Three Weeks
company, la registered at the Loyal.
M;isa Sophia l.underholm of Newman
Grove, Neb., Is stopping at the Loyal.
E. D Clark and wife of Hudson. Mich.,
are staying at the Murray for a few Jays.
C. J. Claassen lua been appointed astist
aut secretary and trust officer of the Peters
Trust company.
G E. Evans and wife, Lincoln; Sanfoid
R. Relden and wife, Columbua, are stop
ping at the Rome.
Steve Milton and wife of Minneapolis are
guests at the Her Grand hotel. W. M
Wood of Lincoln is also registered there.
Special Assistant Attorney Genera! S. R.
Rush has returned from Ardinoie. Okl..
where he submitted arguments against the
demurrer filed by Governor Haskell and
Olhera Indicted by the federal grand Jury
of the Oklahoma federal district in the al
leged Muskogee town lot frauds. The ar
guments lasted two day. Judge Marshall
haa res r ed his decinion on the demurrer
to the indictment. The defendant had a
host of lite ablest attorney (,f Oklahoma
to present aigument tu suslatu the -murrei.