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THE BEFit OMAHA, TUESDAY, MAY 12, 1D14.
GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET
Sentiment of the Wheat Traders is
LOOK FOR CORN REDUCTION
Dull In the Yellotr Cerent Trnde
Are Anticipating; n Drop In
the Prlcen for Stock of
OMAHA, Mny 11. 1914.
Tho sentiment of tho wheat traders Is
mainly bearish, but the strong news that
has come from abroad ot late and tho ad--fence
there In face of declines here, have
r tendency to hold short sellers In check.
It Is the belief of many bull traders that
Europe will take all tho spare wheat on
this side In the next three months and that
the continued absorption of the deferred
futures by houses doing an export busi
ness will eventually affect them. For tho
present crop prospects arc too good for
the outside trade to Indulge In any buying
of consequence, and at tho same time
prices of the new futures are at a level
whero all bear leaders are afraid to sell
shcrt to any extent and stand on their
trades for more than Uc loss. Bear lead
ers see nothing but lower prices so long
as crop conditions aro as promising as
Cash wheat was -unchanged.
Corn bulls are. looking for heavy re
ductions In stocks for the week. They
figure that they will be down below 4,000,
000 bu. In today's report. This will show
a loss of. 8,000,000 bu. from the high mark
of the season In face of less than a nor
ma! demand. It was the Impression last
week that Finely, Barrell & Co., who
have been credited with being tho largest
holders of the May option, of late have
Bold out their lines. They have deliv
ered the bulk of the cash corn sent out
the last few days and put out 105,000 bu.
Saturday which went to shipping houses.
Cash corn was He lower to c higher.
The oats market got into a rut last;
week and tho outside trade refused to
have anything to do with It.
Cash oafs WerA tin hlirhnr.
Clearances: Wheat and flour, S3I.O0O
du.; corn, l.ooo bu.; oats. 80.000 bu.
Iilverpool close: "Wheat unchanged to"
Ho nigner; corn ViOTd higher.
Primary wheat receipts were 624,000 bu
and shipments 1.314.000 bu.. against re.
cetpts of 1,004,000 bu. and shipments uf
aaa.wu ou. last, year.
Primary corn receipts were 470,000 bu.
and shipments 430,000 bu., against re
ceipts of 642,000 bu. and shipments of 349,
000 bu. last year.
Primary oats receipts were 638,000 bu.
and .shipments 06,000 bu., against re
ceipts of 650,000 bu. and shipments of
601,000 bu. last year.
Wheat. Corn. Oats.
Chtcatfo . '.124
V Minneapolis 140
Kansas City. 29
St. Louis 67
These sales were reported: Wheat No.
2 .hard winter: 5 cars, 87Hc. No. 3 hard
winter: 1 car, 87fcc; 3 cars, 87c. No. i
hard winter: l car, S6c. N6. 3 spring. 1
car, ih'Ac corn No. z will to: 3 cars, tsttc.
No. 3 white: 3 cars, 67?c. No. 4 white: 1
car, 66$,c; 3 cars, B6V4C No. 2 yellow:
S cars, 69c. No. 3 yellow: 1 car, 69c; 16
cars, No. 4 yellow: 1 car, 67ic; 1
car. b7Hc .No. 2 mixed; 6 cars. 68c; ?i car,
67ic; No. 3 mixed: 3 cars, 68c; IS cars,
67Hc 1 car, 67Hc. No. 4 mixed: 4 cars, 67c;
3 cars, 66c. Oats: Standard: 1 car, 3Stfc;
1 car, 3Sc. No. 3 white: 3 cars, 37c; 5
cars, 37i4c. No. 4 white. 4-cars, 37&c.
Cmaha Cash Prices Wheat: No. 2 hard.
S6tt83Hc: No, S hard, 8&S7Hc:- No. 4
hard. 8186c: No., 3 spring, J(7H88Ke; No.
4 spring. 8686Hc, a; No. 2 durum, 83Hc9
8614c, a; No. 3 durum, 84ttSoWc. a. Cornt
No.. 2 White. 676Sc: No. 3' white. 67V4
67fto: No. 4. white, 6666c: No. 2 yellow,-
tastiORx:;. ixo. a yeiiow. wswbuc; ,4
yellow, 67Q67ic; No. 2. 67Q8c; 'No. 3.
67l3USc: No. 4. GM67C Oats. -No. 2
whit. ZiVtQiiAic. a: standard, 3&3&Uc;
No. 3 white. 37tt37c; No. 4 white, 37Q
3ic. , tsaney: Mailing, wanvc. 'a: wo. i
feed. 4449c. a. Rye: No- 2, 67a5Se;- a;
No. 3.-57(3'57tto, ar , .
CHICAGO GltAIV AND PROVISIONS
Features of the Trading; nnd Closing
Price on Board of Trade.
CHICAGO, May 11. Rapidly decreasing
stocks, both foreign and domestic, gave
the whin hand today to the buying nlds
In wheat. The market closed strong at
an aavance or. fee 10 ic nei. uorn gaineu
Ho to Tic for the day, and oats ai.3V4c to
He In provisions the outcome varied
from lo decline to a rise of 2J4c.
Wheat prices jumped the highest after
figures had been posted showing that tho
visible supply in tho. United States had
fallen off more than 5,000,000 bushels in a
Hessian fly damage reports from ad
Joining parts of Missouri and Illlnol:
constituted one of tho principal reason
why short sellers, who at one time cap
tured control of the wheat market, wert
forced to cover, uesiaes mere was com
plaint of too much moisture In Boms
states ana growth becoming too rank
Corn was rather unsettled, .but jstrong.
with wheat. Weather reports from Ar
gentlna wcro bullish. Oats followed corn.
notwithstanding tho purchase of 350,000
bushsls from Fort William. Qnt.. the
first cargo from Canada to Chicago this
season, and the second ever to come
dawn by lake. Provisions went lower
with hogs, but packers bought on, the-
DreaK. a. rauy was me resuu. -Closing
quotations were as follows;
Jnx, $2.50 per crhte. Peppers. 50c per
basket. Fancy Florida tomatoes. $4"0
Cer crate; choice, $3.60 per crate. Cucum
ers, hothouse, $1.00 per doren. New beets
carrots, turnips, 65c per doren. Celery,
$1.50 per doien. Head lettuce, Jt.60 per
noicn; leaf lettuce, 40c per conteti.
Onions, homo-grown. 15c per doten.
Radishes, 30c per dozen, parsley, 41c per
dozen. Uarltc, Italian, 20c per lb. Horse
radish, $1.85 par Case. Shell popcorn,. 5o
per lb. Cabbage plants, 75c oer box.
Tomato plants, 75c per box. Asparagus,
home-grown, per dosen bunches, 36c per
box. New potatoes, No. 1, 38.50 per bbl.;
No. 2. 15.50 per bbl.: new potatoes. 5c per
lb.; Red River seed potatoes. 90c per bu. ;
extra tancy Colorado ana Wyoming,
white stock. Wo per bu.
HONEY New Colorado, No. 1. 24 frame,
$3.00 per case.
MISCELLANEOUS Sugar walnut
dates, per box, $1.25; salted peanuts, ner
can, $1.60; No. 1 Callfornln, per lb., $1.85;
pecans, per lb., $1.23; filberts, per lb.,
16c; almonds, per lb., 20c; Brazils, per lb,
Uc; popcorn, per lb., 6c.
Corn nnd Wheat Iteclon Tlulletln.
Corn and wheat region bulletin of the
United States Department ot Agriculture,
weather bureau, at Omaha, for the twenty-four
hours ending at S a. in., 75tn
meridian time, Monday, May It:
Temp. Rain- ,
Stations. High. Low. fall. Sky.
Ashland. Neb.. 87 67 .00 Clear
.Auburn, Neb... 68 60 .00 Pt. cloudy
n Ken bow no z 41 .ou uiouay
Columbus, Neb. ,87 56 .00 Pt. cloudy
Oulbertson, Nb, 88 SO .00 Cloudy
Falrbury, Neb.. 87 62 . 00 m. cloudy
Fairmont, Neb. 85 56 .00 Pt. cloudy
Or. Island, Nb. 84 64 .00 Cloudy"
Hartlngt'n, Nb83 43 .06 Raining
Hastings, Neb.. S(5 62 .00 Cloudy
Holdrege, Neb. 89 52 .00 Cloudy
Lincoln. Neb... 88 61 .00 Pt. cloudy
No. Platte, Nb 82 48 .00 ' Cloudy
Oakdale, Neb.. 84 46 .00 Cloudy
Omaha, Neb. .. 88 CI .00 Clear
Tekamah. Neb. aS 68 .02 Clear
Valentine, Nb. 70 40 .18 Raining
Alta, la 79 48 .17 Raining
Clarinda. la.... 87 63 .00 Clear
Sioux-City, la. 80 52 .18 Raining
Minimum temperature for twelve-hour
period ending at 8 a. m.
No. of Temp.- Rain-
District. Stations. High. Low. fall.
Columbus, O IS
Louisville, Ky... 22
Jndla'polls. Ind.. J3 j
Chlcagb. Ill 24
St. Louis, Mo 18
Kan. City, Mo.. 32
Omaha, Neb 17
Colder weather is moving In over the
western portion of the corn and wheat
region, and freezing- temperatures with
lleht snows, are reported In the western
Dakotas, Montana and northern Wyoming'
this morning, noma were general east,
of the Missouri river and heavy rains oc
curred in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
U. A. WULiStl,
Local Forecaster, ycather bureau.
' New York General Market.
TEW YOR1C. May ll.-SUGAR-Raw
rirrn; molasses, ijVJc; ceniruugai, a
Refined Steady; cut loaf. 5.05c; crushed,
4.95c; mould "A," 4.60c; cubes, 4.20cH,
XXXX iiowdered, 4.10c; powdered. 4.uc;
fine granulated, 3.95c; diamond "A," 3.95c.;
confectioners' 'A," 3.85c; No. 1. 3.70c.
BUTTER Creamery, extras, ZBtttcrzic;
firsts. 24V4H2Gc:. ladles, current make,
firsts, 18V419Hc; packing stock., current
make. no. i. lwuiic.
chrerm State whole milk, fresh col
ored specials, 14(fJ'14Wc: white. 14c; colored,
nvprne-ff rancv. I34e: wnite. wic.
KriuNH'rean iratnftreci extras, .muiaov;
firsts, storage packed.' 21'22c; firsts,
20(&,21e? seconds. 204M0V4O.
T'mn.TK v urMBfTi. western cnicKens.
frozen. 17Q22c; fowls, 14S19c; turkeys,
Minneapolis Grain Market
MINNEAPOLIS. Mav U.-WIIEAT
Jday. 90c, July, Bine: no. i narq. wo;
.No. 1 northern, 93'.i95Wc;'-No. 2 northern.
1 BARIJ5Y 44V4S6Sc.
CORN No. 3 yellow, 666SH3.
OATS No. S -white. 3og37HC'
Kania City drain Market
KANSAS f!ITY Mav 11. WHEAT Ko
2 hard, 87Hi8894c: No". 3, 85HQ87Hc; No. 2
red: '87WSSttc: ,NO. 3. NWBic; may,
S6c: July. KHic . .
CORN No. 2 mixed, 73B(2vsc; no. j.
70HS71,4c: No. -2 white, 73Q73HC; No. 3.
i87Zo; May, raise; Juiy. t-swai-ic.
OATSt-No.2 white. 40V4e41c; No. 2
"mixed. 40c. . ...
BfTTEIl Creamery, c; .ursis, ic;
seconds, 18o packing stock, 15c
EGGS iirsts,. ic; seconaa, ioc.
POULTRY Hens, He; springs, 15c
OMAHA LIVESTOCK MARKET
Cattle Are Steady to Dime Lower at
HOGS RECEIPTS ARE LARGER
Sheep and I.amh Ten to Teny
Klre Cents lllKher tor Vooled
Stock- Knrly Trndlnn
SOUTH OMAHA. May 11, 1914.
Recelnta were! Cattle. Hogs. Sheep.
Estimate Monday 3.6CO 7.200 ..500
Same day last week. ...3.308 6,752 5.4J5
Same day 2 w'ks. ago.. 3.603 4,862 S.907
Same day 3 w'ks. ago..4,P6 5,9a 10.240
Same day 4 w.'Us. ago. 4,23S 4,916 5.924
Same day last year 1.S92 7,998 9,6U
The following table shows the receipts
of cattle, hogs and sheep at the South
Omaha live stock market for tho year to
date, as compared with last year:
1914. 1913. Inc. Dec.
Cattle 311,263 326,337 15.074
Hogs 1,003,4 1,04!,654 45.1S9
Sheep 925.449 793,376 132.073
Tho following table shows the range of
prices for hogs at the South Omaha live
stock market for the last few days, with
at times the last sales were made on
about the same basis as the earlier one
Tho long end of the sales was made
at J.s.15, with a sprinkling up to Ji 20.
and several loads of the commoner kinds
down around $s 10. Knrly In the morn
ing speculators paid a top of $S.2J.
No. ay. 8h. I r. No. At.
W 1 ... S 14 ST IM
I Open. Hlgh. Low. Close.
- 9374 94i 93H 94 S
S5 S64 S5i S64
66H 67U 66 ' 67U
' 65i 6i " 65H 65?4
374 37H 37 37
I S5H 354 354 35H
I 19 60 19 70 19 65 I 1 624
19 70" 19 77H-19-62H 19 75
10 00 10 0214 9 97H 10 02H
10 20 -10 15 10.20 '
11 01 11 10 11 02H u 07
H 25 11 ffl4 11 22H
76 56 .50
82 58 .00
80 60 .50
80 48 .70
K 64 .00
62 34 .60
86 64 .00
80' 64 .20
Date. 11914. ,1'J13.;1912. 19U. 11910. 11KJ.190S.
April 29 8 17 I 8 19 7 63 6 74 9 12 7 Ul 5 34
April 30 8 164 8 20 7 60 9 14 6 9S 6 45
May 1.. 8 1714 S 31 7 51 5 61 6 90 5 41
May 2.. 8 19H s 2S 7 53 5 74 9 01 5 34
May 3.. 8 30 7 43 5 63 8 94 7 01
May 4.. 8 24H 7 52 6 62 9 00 7 04 5 25
May 5.. 8 27 S 23 6 61 9 19 7 00 5 38
May 6.. 8 S1H S 21 7 41 5 66 9 27 6 94 5 37
May 7. . 8 364 8 14 7 49 9 IS 6 85 5 34
Slay 8. . 8 Vi 8 10 7 56 .5 76 6 97 6 34
May 9.. 8 2SH 8 20 7 59 S 77 9 18 5 39
May 10 8 81 7 55 5 94 6 96 5 68
May 11. 8 16 8 91 7 48 ) 8 53 10 03 6 72
Receipts and disposition of live stock at
the Union Stock yards, South Omaha,
Neb., for twenty-four hours ending at 3
p. m. yesterday:
Cattle. Hogs. ShceP.H'ses.
L., M. fi: St. P 6
Missouri Pacific ... 5
Union Pacific 42
C. & N. V east.... 9
C. & N. W., west....
C St. P., M. & O. 10
C B. & Q cast.... 1
C, B. & q west.... 19
C, R. I. & .P., cast. 2
G. R, I. & P.. west. 13
Chicago G. W 10
Total receipts ...155
Cattle. Mors. Sheep.
n is "i
ii 'i 'i
1 .. 1
101 SO 7
M. . ..
...HI 1 II US
...m ieo itt
...m i-i s us
.. 21! 40 II
... ) I u
...33 IM til
... IN S 11
...ill ... Ill
. .3M ... It
. . M 160 I It
.til . . S 15
. . M . . Ill
. . I 11
..Ml 1M 11
.Ml Id 8 It
M 8 17W
W 8 17t
IM 1 I7
N I 17,
80 8 ltU
40 8 M
SHEEP The strength In last weeks
closing trado showed Itself again this
morning, and the receipts wero about the
average for a Mondny, being estimated
ot some 7.500 head, contrasted with 5,435
lat Monday and H.616 on the same day
last year. Not many offerings changed
hands during tho eaily hours, but this
was because the packers wore unwilling
to concede as much ndvanee as the sellers
asked. Later in the forenoon, however,
when a satisfactory trading basis was
arrived at, the movement scaleward
livened up considerably and sellers were
not long In effecting a completo clear
ance, with prices anywhere from 15c to
26c higher on wooled ond clipped lambs
and generally 10HJ15o up on anything In
tho line of aged sheep, which, as usual
of late, consisted mostly of clipped ewes.
Tho proportion of wooled lambs was
small, amounting to no more than about
six cars, and practically all ot these were
on the Mexican order, there being soma
good enough to make a new high mark for
the year and tho highest price since a
year ago. The top Mexican lambs brought
$8.70. This month last year lambs sold
A range of $7 25.R7.40 absorbed tho bulk
of the clipped lambs, with th latter price
being the top for the season to date. The
slipped lamb supply was fairly good for
this time of tho year and the quality of
tho offerings was much the same as to
ward the closo of last week.
Tho mutton receipts being smalt, trado
was naturally of small proportions. Early
transactions Included some clipped ewes
at $5.60, the record for the season thus
far. Clearance voa barly.
Quotations on sheen and lambs: Lambs.
Mexicans, $S.2o(fi8.70; lambs, good to choice
westerns, $S.O0tfjS.35; lambs, fair to good
westerns. $7.75tl!(00: lambs, shorn. W.75
7.40; lambs, culls, $5.5050.50; ewes, good
to choice. I6.004i6.30: ewes, shorn. l&.lOfD
15 cull wooled lambs 54
189 shorn owes 92
43 cull owes 70
253 Colorado shorn lambs 67
10 culls 60
nir ot "mh 1MI ... . .... lM'i
Omsk AT (1 Hy. It. INI
omihi C ii n nriiiif
I'sMt Hrln Co 4
Kitmldc Oo . rl . t. IN IMt
strn nr rf a i
gUn Dlrro. ' . Wttrr Is. 1'.
Swift 4i, t. 1141
8 IK ft Co itcxV
sMoux Cllr Slock Ytnli ft, 1M ..
South Omahk 8M. lilt
Vnlon Ktofk Yurdt. Dmlhl
Mt Pnn. Trt. I per rent nett
IMVt IM K
STOCKS AMI 1IONOS
Review of Operations on Stock Ex-
ehaiiKe Ilurlna the Day.
NKW YOUIC. May U.-The stock ex
change was closed until 11 o'clock today.
owing to services In memory of the Vera
Cruz dead. First transactions were quiet,
w.th an upward tendency. The best gains
wire mado by Union Paolfle and Missouri
Pacific, which rose a point each. Missouri
INciflp's strength was duo to reports that
tin- Kuhn-Loeh Interests might still de
cide to undertake tho road' a financing.
Number of rales and lending quotations
on stocks wcro:
KNOX ANALYZES THE TREATY! BUSY WEEK FOR CONGRESS
Former Secretary of State Argues
Against Exemption Repeal.
NO VIOLATION OF CANAL PACT
Krstvthlle Cabinet Official Declares
Amrrlcn, Ilenrlnir the Cost nnd
Risk, Cnn I'lnlm More
"Dry" and Suffrage Amendments
Are Up Before the House.
TOLLS WAR ON IN THE SENATE
Democrat of Lovtrer llodr Will Hold
a Caucus Tomorrow Nlcchti rvlth
Adjournment ICnrly In July
AmtltamatM l'oppr .
Amf ricn Pwt Sustr. .
American Can rM
Atnrrican i" r
Amrrlran t)Uon Oil..
Am Iro BMurlttri. ...
Anicrlran I.lntc-e4 ....
Amrlcan lcomotlY .
American S A It
American 9. It rM.
Amrr Sugar ltfflnlni
American T & T
Amerlcvin Tobacco . .
Anaconda Mlnlnc C)..
Allantlo (.Vtt Una....
Salet. Illth. txiw Clnie.
ncithlehem Strel I.M0
nrooklin Uanld Tr..
rtnadlan Parllle . ...
Ohrtaneli Ohio ..
rhlcago O. W
Chlcajo. M. St. 1.
PWcaim t N. W
Colorafln A t
ronaotldated ) ....
Pe1anr A lludnon 148
Morris & Co 356
Swift & Co 700
Cudahy Packing Co 929
Armour & Co
J. V Murphy
Lincoln Packing Co
South Omaha P. Co
Kay Packing' Co
XV. B. Vansanf Co;
Benton, Vansont & L..
Hill & Son
F. B. Lewis
Huston & Co
J. B. Root & Co
J. II . Bulla
"Werthelmer & Degen...
Sullivan Bros 22
Lehmer Bros 22
Mo. & Kan. Calf Co.
225 shorn lambs
30d shorn lambs
4S1 Mexican wooled lambs
55 Mexican wooled lambs.....
40 Colorado wooled ewes ,
451 Colorado wooled lambs
210 shorn Wyoming owes
243 shorn Wyoming ewes
2S2 Wyoming shorn lambs
i Wyoming shorn lambs
123 Wyoming shorn lambs
223 shorn lambs
239 shorn lambs
24$ shorn lambs
272 wooled yearlings and wcth
1S6 wooled yearlings and weth
117 Colorado shorn lambs
275 Colorado shorn lambs
1S5 Colorado shorn Iambs
226 shorn lambs
229 shorn lambs
313 Wyoming lambs
ZS3 Wyoming lambs 70
257 Wyoming lambs 70
..3.654 8.441 7,077
Chicago Cash Prices Wheat v
9654c; No. 2 hard. 94H04T4c; No. k
uui mem. .-owuoi, io. i spring, S6fiW7C,
Corn- No. 2, 68V4c; No. 2 yellow. GStf
63V4.C. Oats: No. 3 white. JSW'KbCc:
standard, 34o. Rye: Wo. 2. 63c. Barley
4Sff63c. Seeds: Timothy, $2,75S4.30; clover.
$8.0012.6O. Provisions: PorkT $19.30; lard
$3.909.92; ribs, $10.50011.00.
EGGS-Steady; receipts. 31,065 cases; at
inaiK, i-ases inciuaca, iftttga&ttcr ordln
ary first: 17U17c: firsts, lSUfllftUe.
CHEESE Steady:. ' daisies. if.U'fitf.u.f
twins, IVA&mic, America's. 164&15V4o:
POULTRYAllve; higher; fowls, .m.
OMA11A CKMSIiAli JtAUICBT.
BUTTER No. 1, Mb. cartons. 27c; No.
1, wip. lUDS..,'jO.
CHEESE ImDOrted Swiss. 2fic: Am.rt
can Swiss, 21c: block Swiss. 22c: twins.
19c;. daisies, 19c; triplets, 19c:- Young
Americas, lc; blue. label brick. 174c: Hm
burser. 2-lb.. 20c: New York white, too
KIBH-Whlte. o; trotrt, 15c; large crap-
vica, iac, qpunian iiiacucrei, ioc; snaa roy
per pair, 60c; salmon, 21c: halibut, 11c;
buffalo, 9Vic: channel catfish, 18c: pllte.
18c; pickerel, c.
POUITBY-Broilers, 30c; hens, 13c;
eockr.lOc; ducks, 12c; geese, 10c; turkeys,
lie; pigeons, per dozen. 90c; ducks, full
feathered. 12c; geese, full feathered, 10c;
squabs. No. 1, $1.60; No. 2, 50c.
FRUITS Oranges: Extra fancy Sunklst
naVel, $3.00 per box; 100s, $175 per box;
150s, $3.25 per box; 176s, 200s, 216s, 250s,
14.50 per box: Med. sweet, 176s, 200s. 216s,.
J50s. 2s, 321s. $3.25 per box. Lemonj:
Extra fancy Golden Bowl, 300s, S60s, $5.W
per box; fancy Silver Cord, 300s and 360j,
$4 50 per box; extra rancy Sunklst Trail,
SOOs and 360s, $5.00 per box. Grape fruit:
Extra, fancy. 54i, $4.25 per box; .extra
fancy, 46s. $400 per box1: extra fancy, 36s,
13.50 per box; Indian River, 64s and Vv,
fS.00 ner box. Apples. Ben Davis, lilt
.ier box: Ben Davis. $6.50 Mr bbl. Call.
fornla cherries, $2.25 per box. Strawber-
iles, Loulsianu, extra fancy. 24. pint caea,
$2.54 per crate. Pineapples. Cuban. 24 size,
$2.50 per crate; 30 size, $2.76 per crate; 3
size, $3.00 per crate. Bananas; $1.75t350
VKG ETABLES Home-grown spinach,
Coc bu. Cabbage: New Texas. 2c per lb.;
California, 2HJ per lb. Texas YeUcw
Bermuda onions, $1.83 per cram; Crystal
I.lTerpool Grain Market.
LIVERPOOL, May 11. Wheat, spot
strong; No. 2 red western winter. 7s
6d; No. 1 Manitoba, 7s 6d; No. 2, 7b
54d. Futures, steady; May, 7s 3d; July,
7 aa.fl. iictnner. vs ia.
CORN Spot, steady; 'American mixed,
6s-8Hd. La Plata futures, firm; July, 4s
11 Via; KeptemDer, s vq.-
FLOUR Winter patents, '28s.
HOPS In London: pacific coast,
Omaha Hay, Market.
PRAIRIE HAY-Cholce upland. $14.50;
No." 1, $139-14; No. 2.$1113: No. 3. $9gll;
No. 1 to choice midland; $1BQ14; NO. 2,
$11618; No, 3, $9S?l;. No. 1, to choice
lowland. $1112; No. 2. $10U; No. 3. $8010.
STRAW . Choice oat or rye, $66.50;
choice wheat, $5(g$5.E0.
A LFVALFA Choice. $14; No. 1, $1213.50;
No. 2, $1012;' No. 3, $810.
St. Lonls General Market.
ST. LOUIS! May 11. WHEAT No. 2
red. 9506o;' No. 2 hard, 914Hc; May.
CORN-No. 2, 69V4c; No. 2 white', 71
71Mc; May, 69V4c: July, 6Sc.
OATS No. 2. 380; No. 2 white, BOH
40c; May,. 38jc: July, 37'jc.
Elfiln Dntter Market.
ELGIN. 111., May 11. BUTTER Firm,
NEW YORK, May 11. METALS Lead,
dull, $3.S03.95: London. 18 ds. Ppelter.
steady, $5.1016.20; London, 21 7s 6d.
Copper, steady; spot and July, $13,370'
13.o7H; electrolytic. -$14.25: lake, nominal;
castings, $14.0014.12H- Tin. steady; s,
$33.30SC3.55; July, '$33. 4633.62H, 'Antimony,
dull; Cookson's $7.157.25. Iron, steady;
No. 1 northern, $15.26015.75; No. 2 north
em, $16.0O?f 16.60; No. 1 southern,' $14,759)
16.25; Wo. 2 southern, $14.50905.00.
London prices: Copper, quiet, 62 16s 3d:
futures, 63 6s 3d. Tin, quiet; spot, 151
12s 6d; futures, 153 10s. . Iron, Clovcland
warrants. 53s 6d.
ST. LOUIS, May ll.'--METALS-Leid,
firm, . $3.W. Speltert dull. HWaqs.oo.
NEW YORK. May ll.-COFFEE
Higher European cables, report ot
slightly higher cost and freight offers
i and private cables -reporting a better
BPVv llIIiauu ttuiuau occiiiou lu lliaiiirq
come covering, at the, opening of the cof
fee' market today and first prices wcro
2 to 4 points net higher, There was no
Improvement -In general demacd, however,
and the market showed little further
change, closing steady at a net advancq
of 3' points. Bales, 15,750 bags! July, 8.70c;
September, 8.89c; -October, 8.97c; Decem
ber, 9.12c; January, 9.1Sc; March, 9.20c.'
Spot, quiet; Rio, No. 7, 8'laC, Santos No.
4, llttc. Mild quiet; Cordova, 12V4616C.
Evaporated Applea and Dried Frntta.
NKW YORK, May H.-EVAPORATED
APPLBS-Qulet, fancy, HV,ei2Mc; choice,
JOQlOMc; prime, l2fW4.c,
DRIED FRUITS-Prunes, firm; Call
fornlas. 3Ti012c; Oregon, 10312c. Apri
cots, quiet; choice, 16Jfl6Ve; extra choice,
lVs816c: fancy. 17B17V4C Peaches,
fteady, choice, GA3GKc, extra choice, 6H
Q7Uc; fancy. 76 Sc. Raliliis,' quiet; loose
muscatels, 6S6c; choice to fancy
needed, 71iic: seedless, 6Q7CJ London
OIU and Iloatn.
NEW YOHK, May ll.COTTONSEED
OII Market easy; prime summer yellow,
J7.06; May. $7.10; July, $7,30.
ROSTN Market qlilef ; strained common
to good. $4.(JJ4.20.-
. TURPENTINE Market firm: machine
Dry Gooda afarket,
NEW YORK. May ll.-Cptton goods
markets were steady and buying was a
little better. Raw silk for new crop de
livery was offered at concessions of 7e
CATTLE The week starts out with a
rather moderate run of cattle, about 3,600
head or only a few more than were hern
a week ago. Quality as a rule was not
as good as last week, although beef steers
constituted fully 75 per cent of tho offer
ings. Trade was slow right from the
start. Advices from eastern markets were
generally rather bearish and packers gen
erally reported their coolers full of beef,
-with a very Indifferent demand for It.
On account of the warm weather tho
cattle wcie all taking on a heavy fill
and as the dressed men were strongly
averse to Duyinc water stock, the ais
position was to wait as long as possible
before doing business In order to give
the cuttle on opportunity to ahrlnk out
Ulda were anywhere from steady to a
dime lower than last week, and although
the trading was very slow, the bulk ot
tne misiness was done on mis nasts,
As usual the comparatively few cows
and heifers that were Included In the re
ceipts met with on active demand and
ready sale at steady to strong prices.
There was scarcely a full load of cowb
ana heifers on the market, ana as both
local packers and outside butchers
wanted them and as there was consider
able competition with feeder buyers the
trade was active as rar as it went. Buna,
stags, etc., found a freo outlet at last
Supplies ot stock cattle and feeding
nteers were rather inoro liberal than last
week, but with both yard traders and
country buyers anxious jor them the
movement wuS lively right from the
start, and prices wero steady to strong
tor anything goou enough to invite com
Quotations on cattle: Good to prims
yearlings, h.wijv.iu; gooa 10 cnoice Dee I
steers, $8.25(29.00; fair to good beef steers,
3.wvo.io; common 10 iuir ueei steers,
$7.408.00; good to cholco cornfed heifers,
t7.5Oii8.50; good to choice cornfed cows,
o.&vtf'.u; tair 10 gooa graacs, jo.iou.vo
common to, fair grades, S4.Ug'6.00; sooc
if f.r.r.o. Mtftt.wm ri , ,( 1,..,. t u 4C
fair to good stockers and feeders, $7.40
7.75; common to fair stockers and feeders.
17.00(3)7. 40: stock cows and heifers, S6.00&
i. to, block caives, au.ss.u; veal calves,
J7.764J 10.60; bulls, stags, etc., $5.25317.50.
No. Av. Hr. Ko. Ar. Tr.
5 T 7 7& Jl 1046 S M
974 7 0 ll 1172 I JO
M 1012 7 ii 2 1222 I 2J
22...- 40 T SS. 12 ItM I 2S
2 J0 M 1 11M I 25
1 970 S 10 40 1203 ( 20
11 SJ4 10 41 1222 t 4S
2t 801 I 25 14 I 41
23 1120 S li 41 1230 I 4
23 1124 U 2...... 731 t U
STEERS AND HEIFERS.
7 eei 7 80 8 Si I 49
17 ttt I 00
1 70 t M 14 1U7 78
4 1037 (S3 1 1120 (75
3....,.., Kt t OA .1 11M ( 7S
3 813 2i 1 12(0 7S
7 1101 23 6 875 I 75
1...,,. 1110 80 3 1173 M
1 ....1010 I 50 2 1213 7 25
770 80 i 1431 ; 23
1 1020 6
7..." 510 2S 1 430 7 M
7 (13 30 1 40 7 71
12 449 7 23 2 100 I 00
3 810 7 2 5 12 IM 8 04
323 7 48 13 1131 3 10
Denrer A nio flranO.
Denver Ann. pfd
nintHler Becurltlra ....
Krle lt rM
nrle J1 rfd
Great Northern rM ....
llreat Northern Or ctri.
merborough Met. r'a...
Inlcmallonil IViper ....
Kanaaa Cltr Southern....
joularllle ft N'aahTllla.
99 5 90
CHICAGO MVK STOCK MARK1ST
Cattle Steady Sheep Mostly Ten to
fifteen Cents HlKher.
CHICAGO, May 11. CATTLE Re
ceipts. 16.500 head: market steady : beeves.
J7.23fj9.50; steers. J7.lUft-S.15: stockers and
feeder, $5.60ijS.30: cows and heifers, $3.70
4Jfi.H0;- calves, $7.00g'10.00.
HOGS Receipts, 39,000 head; market 10c
under Saturday's average; bulk of sales.
$8.358.40; light, $8.2088.45; mixed, $8.15
n.iztt; ncavy, 7.:t6gti,37!4; rough, $7.9501
$S.10; pigs, $7.20ff8.35.
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts, 15.0U0
head; mostly 1015c higher; sheep, $5,254
o.vu; yearungs, e.pxB'i.iu; lamos, js.iwvf
Kansas City Lle Stock Market.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.. May 11. CATTLE
Jteceipis, s.uw neon; marKet steady to
10c lower; prime fed steers, $7.00b;.75)
southern beef stoers, $7.5tS8.50: western
steers, $7.0O$f8.75; southern steers, $6.25
8.25; cows, $4.60tf7.66. heifers, $6.75O9.0u,
stockers and feeders. $6.60jj8.3J; bulls,
$5.5OQr7.50; calves. $6.50010.25.
HOGS Receipt b, ,0 head; market 10i
joe lower; duik oi sales, is.l&tn.32t4;
heavy, $8. 3008. 32 tt: packers and butcher.
$8.2ya8.32Vj; light, $!.10aS.30; pigs, $7.25t
SHEE3P AND IMBS-Rccclpts, 18.000
nean; mariict sicaay to loc lower; lambs
$6.6088.76; yearlings, $5.756.50; wethers,
ts.ioa.w; ewes, $4.6035.25.
St. Louis Live Stock Market.
ST. I-OriB, May 11, CATTLE Ro
colpts, 3,500 head; market steady; native
beef steers, $7.308.25; cows and heifers.
$1.259,00; stockers and feeders, $o.Ufl.(w;
southern steers, $5.76a.O0; cows and
heifers, $4.50S6.8o; native calves, $J.tXM
Iioas-Recelpts, 13.600 head; market
ii'aioc lower; pigs and lights, J7.00tfi8.lJ
mixea ana Diitcners, s.30ijfi.&o; good
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts, 3,500
head; market 10015c higher; sheared
muttons, Jl. 25y5.(X); sheared lambs, $6.25&
(30 7 CO
1 W HO 1 14M I 40
4 1212 ( W 2 70 i (0
1........ ... 850 5 30 1 1850 15
J 1075 6 00 1 1740 85
2 .. M 2J 1 1310 7 00
4 10M ( 25 1 1710 7 18
J 1400 40 1 TO 7 75 -
2 390 7 75 S m 10 60
67 433 7 K 2 175-10 60
1 270 3 75 1 110 10 50
1 240 10. 25 2 ISO 10 (0
J 12010 25
STOCKERS AND FEEDERS.
3,...,....,.. 823 7 45 U 824 7 W
4....! 007 7 M 6 800 7 SO
3 746 .7 M 25 VA 3 On
1 8 7 7 32 422 3 00
HOGS Supplies were generous for a
Monday, 106 cars, or 7,200 head, being re
ceived. This Is slightly larger than last
week,, hut Is more than 700 smaller than
a year ago.
Discouraging advices from other points,
coupled with the liberal local supply,
gave things a dark look from the very
outset, and the few loads bought early
by speculators and shippers were all of
10c and In spmo -cases l&a lower. Park
ers started out even worse than this,
their' early offers being all of 1015o
down. As a result of this bearish tend
ency to values the trade was extremely
dull during the early hours. Salesmen
held out for better prices until long after
10 o'clock, but packers had everything
their own way, and when the supply
finally started to move It was at the
figures proposed early, that is, fully 10p
15c lower than Saturday's average.
Trade continued slow all the way
through and the close was extremely
draggy. It being well along toward mid
day before a clearance was finally made.
Prices were pretty well sustained through
out, though, and while offers weakened
Nt. Louis Live Stock Market,
8IOUX CITY. la.. May ll.-CATTLE
Receipts, 2,000 head; market, lOo to 16c
lower; native steers. 7.w.3.i; butchers,
$6.257.75; cows and heifers, $5.45ibi;.1;
canners, $3.55fi.60; stockers and feeders,
i..'h.w; raivcs, ai.bvo'iv.w; nuns. Stags,
HOGS Receipts. 4.200 head: inarkl
10c lower; heavy. $8.15.20; mixed, $S.12V4
1'Kiu, eJ.nry DUIK of sales,
SI. Joseph Live Stock Market
ST. JOSEPH. Mav ll.-CATTLK Tt
celpts. 1.300 head. Market steady to weak:
steers, $7.509.26; cows and heifers, $4.26
8.16;. calves, $5.ougt.50.
HOGS Receipts, 3,800 head. Market 10c
lower: top, $8.35: bulk of sales. 18.20ftl..
SHEEP AND IAMBS-Recelpls, 7.000
head. Market slow; lambs, $7.60S.,0.
NEW YORK. May 11. COTTON-F.i
turea closed barely steady; May, 12.54o
July, 12.20c; August. 12.03c; October, 11.60c
wrauti'i u.oio; January, li.ttsc.
Spot, quiet; middling". laOOo: gulf, R25c
sales. 500 bales.
Cotton closed barely steady; net 1 point
higher to 2 points lower.
LIVERPOOL. May 11. COTTON
opui, sieaay; gooa miaaiing, 7.94d; mid
dllng, 7.32d; low middling, C.SCd; sales,
LONDON, aiay II WOOIA ml.
cellaneous selection of 11.850 bales was
readily sold at the wool sales today. Flno
crossoreos ana merinos were strong.
Near York .Honey Market
NEW YORK, May ll.-MONEY-Call
per ceni; runng rate, per cent
closing bid, H402 per cent.
TIME LOANS- Weak; 60 and 90 days,
-va per lciu, six moiuns, j per cent
Mercantile paper, iXKtWi per cent.
. STERLING BXCHANCE Firm; sixty
days, $4.8535, demand. $4.8810.
SILVER Bar, 6dHc; Moxlcan dollars,
M.70O 72', 71S
l.(W M, 83
1.20 3IS 31S
200 1WS 100VI 100VI
300. S SH
l.Vl 123S 1S
200 31H S1U
i.7oo iiovi isi's
M . fit P AS. Bte. M 121S
Mlaaourl. K. & T
Mlaaourt Pacltle tt.OOO
N. II It ot M. 34 pld...
New York Central
N Y.. O. t, W
p.. c, r ft st. I.
Trewed steal far
rnllmin rnlare Car
llepuMIe Iron Fteel...
nppubllc I ft 8. pfd....
Rock Inland Co
Rock litand Co. pfil
t. U & B. F. 3d ptd..
K-aboard Air Una
aboard A. L pfd
Hloat-fihertlald 8. ft
Southern Pacltle ...
fiouthern Hallway ,
En. Railway pfd
Tenneiaeo Oopner . ,
t'nlon raclflc tM..
United filatea llenltr
unuea Maiea nunritr
United Rtatea (iteel
V. S. Steel rid
V. .Carolina Chemical .
Weatern Maryland .....
Went em Union
w'eatlnahouae Hleetrlo .
Wheellnr Like Krle.
m. v.. p.-. n. at ii
RaV Con. Copper
1.100 110 103 IMS
1,300 HI 110 110
400 131 120 120
1.100 24S 34
Tntnl ealea for the dar. 203.AOO iharea.
Bank clearlnss In tn United States for
tho week ending May 7, as reported to
Bradstreet'n Journal, New York, aggre
gate $3,423fl,00il. against $.1,:34,061,0O0 last
week and $3,472,124,000 In this week last
year. Canadian clcurlngs aggregate $!.
lOO.OW. as against $161,564,0(J last week
and $188.3X2,000 In this week last year. Fol
lowing ara the returns for this week nnd
losi. wun percentages of change from
this week last year:
New York ..
rm ad nhUt
Kanaaa City .
Ll Anselea .
New Orleans .
Kort Worth .
Ht. Jr..ph ...
Ealt lAVt City...
Grand Ilapjda ....
Ch&ttanooca . ..
Portland. Me. .
Charleston 8. C
II. . 491, 00.51.
2, 833,000110. 8!
3.344.000 20. 1
14 4 ....
.... I 3
WASHINGTON. May II
C. Knox, secretary of state in Presi
dent Tnftls cabinet, who rejected Great
Britain's protest aealnst tho right of tho
United States to exempt American coast
wise shipping from the payment ot Pan
ama canal tolls. In Washington tonight
Issued a statement arguing against the
exemption repeat bill.
Primarily, Mr. Knox asserted that toll
exemption for American coastwise ships
Is not In violation of the Hay-Pauncctoto
Pointing out that the 1'nltcd States is
building tho Panama canal at an expense
of $400,000,000, Mr. Knox further declared: I
I'. S. !iirintlnK tho Money,
We alone are expending the untold
millions necessary to fortify and protect
tho canal so that some belligerent eager
to secure tho resulting advantago may not
destroy It; wo alone are bearing tho risk
ot losing all this Investment as the result
of some natural cataclysm, such as an
earthquake, against which no human
agency can securo us; wc alone have
stood for whatever of criticism has come
from the manner ot acquiring the canal
xone a criticism encotlraged and fostered
by the very class which now seeks to
turn over to Europe a gratuity, the ben
efits ot our action: w alone havo put
tho lives ot the flower ot our army en
gineers and of thousands of American
cltlxens through all the hazards and dan
gers of fatal tropic maladies; and, finally,
no other country has shared and does noi
propose to sharo one penny ot this ex
penditure or any phase of any risk con
nected with our stupendous undertaking-.
Not entitled to llenrflta.
'Surely upon theso facts thorn arises
no necessary implication that ureal
Britain Is entitled to the benefits of this
colossal vtork on the aami and Identical
terms an we, the owners, tho builders,
the operators, the protectors and the In
surers of the canal, or that It shall dic
tate how wo shall treat matters ot purely
local national trade and commerce, or
that wo shall be denied the very rights
In respect to our domestlo commerce,
whvl'h she herself claims and exercises and
which overy other nation In tho world
Calling attention to article 3 of the
treaty upon which Great Britain bases
Its protest, Mr. Knox explained that It
contains six rules, the first granting a
privilege and tho others spccfylng condl
tlons upon which that privilege Is to bo
Lnntcnntto of Grant.
" 'The canal shall be free and open to
tho vessels of commerce and of war of
all nations observing these rules' Is the
langusge of the grant," ha c6nt!nued.
Quoting the rules which relate to war,
he submitted that they did not apply to
the United States.
Who "Will Enforce Knleat
"Has the United States," Mr. Knox In
quired, "bound Itself not to use the canul
It It should exercise a right pt war or act
of hostility within Its sovereignity If It
should revlctual lis ships or take stores
In the canal; If It should embark or dlsem
bark trnons within the canal; If Its ves
sels of war remain within the waters
longer than' twunty-four hotirst If so
who Is going to enforce these rules upon
the United States and will nur obedience
to them be compelled hy the guns we are
planting there for tho protection of the
canalT Does not such a review of our
right Invito all other nations to war
with us It we, during an actual state of
war, use the canal for any military
purpose? In short wpuhl we not thus
make all nations the allies ot our Im
mediate adversary If we have agreed
with all nations through Great Britain
that the rules we prescribe for the use
ot the canal apply to ourselves, the
grantors ot the use?
Has Same Effect.
"If the right to protect the canal
and the right to protect ourselves by cxer
cluing privileges by our rules is Incident
to our sovereignty, the right to promote
our domestlo commerce In a field exclu
stvety Its own Is an Incident ot sov
erelgnty and ownership having the same
To deny the free use of our own canal
for our own vessels Is lust as much an
Impairment of our sovereignty as to deny
our right to exercise acts of belligerency
In nnd for Its protection. '
Mr. Knox revltwed the history of no
gotlatlons during his administration over
the British protest, declaring that it
waj never contemplated "at any time
or period In the history of the isthmian
undertaking that Great Britain should
be on terms of equality with tho owntx
of the canal.'1
His position he summarised thus:
"As Great Britain has no interest In
the canal Itself, but only in the use ot
the canal, the United States should not
admit that the Hay-Pauncefote treaty
'Imposes limitations upon the freedom ot
action of the United States' to legislate
upon matters not affecting Ore at Britain's
us or the terms upon which her use is
to be enjoyed."
BONDS Government, steadv:
Quotation! furnished by Durni. Drinker aV Co.,
441 Omaha National bank building!
Commonwealth Ufa Ins. Co
Chllda' Restaurant ptd
Deere & Co. pfd 33
El Paso. Tax.. Water (a. 13(3 104
Fairmont Creamery pfd 7 per cent... (4
Fairmont Creamery ( per cent misr. . S 100
Hooper, neb. i lly iisii ss, i3.... ) 100
lot Ed. Pub. Co. pfd 32 86
Kins Co., Waah... ltoad (a. 1134. . 108 lot ii
K. C C Bt I. (a. 13 41 .... 3 34V,
Louisiana la. 1325 , . 13 11 12
Lincoln Co.. Neb., Bridie la. 1828,,, IN l7K
New Tor State 41 . , J08H lea)
Omaha E. U V U. 1331 .,, it ui
Cltj of Oauira Sewer 4'i, lU.. ... J0J lenS
London Htoek Market.
IONDON. May 11. American securi
ties opened weak, with prices U.14
lower today. The market Improved on
covering during the early trading and at
noon was steadier, with values ranging
from unchanged to V below parity.
Consols for money, H per cent; for
account. 74Vt Per cent
HIIiVrcit-Bar. steady. 27d.
MONKY-1HSIS per cmt; short 'and
three months. 2 per cent
OMAHA, May 11. Bank clearings for
Omaha today wero $2,721,887.65, and for
the corresponding day last year, $3,212,-
Four Cavalry Troops
Leave for Brownsville
Bis PASO. Tex., May 11. Four troops
of the Twelfth cavalry left I'ort Bliss to
day for Brownsville, Tex., where they
will relievo the Texas sttte troops on
border patrol. No further orders Involv
ing tho movement ot troops were received
at the headquarters ot the border division
Persistent Advertising Is the Sure Road
to Business Succcs.
Philander WASHINGTON. May ll.-Wlth th.
Panama canal tolls exemption debate
running strong1 in the senato and (ho
lioiiso facing a record vote on the pro
posed constitutional amendment for na-tlon-wldo
prohibition, congress promises
to havo a busy week. Developments in
the Mexican situation to revive talk ol
war aro problematical.
House democrats will hold a caucus
Tuesday night with adjournment enrly In
July In view. 1 resent plans ot leaders
contemplate passage ot the necessary ap
propriation bills, enactment of several
nntt-trust measures, the rural credits and
a vote on tho prohibition amendment.
All theso subjects with tho exception of
the amendment will coino up In tho cau
cus and nn effort mny be. mado to dis
cover party sentiment on prohibition.
Senate majority lenders havo not yet
formed plana for a party conferonco on
u legislative program, but there is a
strong sentiment for tho enactment ot
legislation such as tho house Is expected
t'i approve, without, however, a vote on
.Mny Iteport Soon.
Tho senate Interstato commerce com
mittee will conclude Its hearings on the
trado commission anti-trust bill early In
tho week and a report may be made
There Is a feeling on tho part ot somo
democratic senators that this legislation
hould not be taken up by them at this
session. Many senators are aald to be
llcvo that dcbitto on legislation ot this
mportanco can not bo completed for six
weeks or two niontnx and that the
country would be better pleased If con
gress ndjourned in July than If It stayed
In session twu months longer' and put
through this legislation. How far this
feeling may go toward supporting an
effort temporarily to lay nsldo the anti
trust legislation is not predicted as yet
The senate banking and currency com
mittee expects to receive a report durtng
the week from its sub-commltto on a
rural credits bill. Tho bill seems prac
tically certain to bo confined to the land
mortgages and the full committee may
decide upon a report within the next ten
days or two weeks.
Rvrpylioily to llrtv Hnr.
The tolls exemption debate probably will
not be concluded during the week. Many
senators already have spoken, but there
Is no disposition to end talk until every
senator has had his say. The senate
probably will pass the agricultural ap
propriation bill boforo Saturday, the ap
propriation committee probably will re
port the legislative, executive and Judi
cial appropriation bill nnd the Indian af
fairs committee tho Indian appropria
tion bill. Adjournment was taken yes
terday until Tuesday as a mark of re
spect to the American rsllora and ma
rines killed at Vera Crux.
Interest In tho house centers In Mex
ican developments. Representatives gen
erally, Including some administration
sponsors, would not be surprised it the
week would be mnrked by some decislvo
movement by the administration.
Congress Is prepared for any war emer
gency. Lying on Speaker Clark's desk
Is a resolution from the military affairs
committee, tho passage of which would
make Immediate available the $200,000,00)
of the annual army appropriation bill,
Tho appropriations committee s holding
back Its big general deficiency bill on a
possibility of a call for emergency war
appropriation. The "Tuesday caucus will
be n, sort of free-for-all affair and some
Insistent members threaten to bring: up
both the prohibition resolution and the
woman suffrage resolution, the latter Is
sue having been declared to be a local
and not a national Issue, by a previous
All kinds ot rumors, about tho pros
pects for action on the prohibition reso
lution are flying about tho capltol. Some
of the prohibition members aeaert they
will fight to win, with the sentiment of
the country back of them and that they
believe they will command a large vote
in the house. Members opposed to the
resolution declare that It could win on a
majority vote, but that It cannot possibly
muster tw6-thlrds of the house, necessary
for passage ot a constitutional amend
ment. The eenute bill to provide for tem
porary machinery for popular election of
United States senators, a problem which
some of the states already have met, will
be acted upon under an agreement Tues
day and the consideration of the diplo
matic and consular appropriation bill will
follow Tuesday and Thursday. Mean
time. It will bo datermlned when to bring
up the anti-trust bills and other measures.
Nephew of Daniels,
Slain -by the Rebels
VERA CRL'Z, Mexico, May 11-Refugees
arriving here from Tamplco teport that
a man named Burwell has been killed by
rebels at Ozuluama, a, short distance
south of Tamplco. The report has not
In Tamplco Burwell was said to be a
nlphew ot Josephut Daniels, secretary of
IN ROCKEFELLER CHURCH
NEW YORK. May 11. The police mad
ten arrests In Calvary liaptlat church to.
dy In suppressing an attempted demon
stration during the service against John
t. Rockefeller. Jr., who teaches Sunday
school at the church. Mr. Rockefeller re
mained at his country home in Pocan
tlco Hills today.
Today's demonstrants were a new group
called Itself "the Church ot the Revolu
tion," led by Rouck White, formerly pas
tor of a Congregational church In Brook
lyn. White and nine followers. Including
a woman, were removed from the church
t3 patrol wagons. Several were bruised
In resisting ejection.
Him Feel Very Warm
It was S2 degrees above zero the last
time Patrol Conductor A. C. Anderson
looked at the thermometer, last night at
"Golly, It's hot," ho exclaimed. "If It
gets any hotter I'm going to divest my
self of these hero heavy duds, and I
don't care If I do rival 'September Mom.'
He turned around, fanning himself with
a. paper and thereby afforded the ja.ll
Jokers free access to the thermometer.
When Anderson looked again, .the ther
mometer registered 122 '
"Ye. Gods!" yelled he. "120 degree:
Say, I'm goln' ta hunt the North Pole.
Rig beads ot perspiration stood on his
forehead, and to him It actually seemed
as though the temperature really did
stand at 122.
All the rest ot the night the Jail jokers
were borrowing matches for their pipes
and cigarettes, the thermometer joke hav
ing used up their supply.
No Munitions Landed
at Puerto Mexico
WASHINGTON, May It. No war muni
tions were landed at Puerto Mexico, by
the German steamer Iron Prlnxessln
Cocile. Rear Admiral Badger cabled
Navy department lata tonight that the ves-.
set now at Vera Crux still hod on boar
the shipment of arms and ammunltt
consigned to the Huerte, government
Meyer for Three Year. .
Chief Meyers has signed a thrrj
contract with the Uiants. m&kinij
tically the whole team surned
term papers. McQraw figures
tinea in case or a general en
base ball, but he Is also taking
ot naving a lot or deadwood
that h must pay for years