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THE OMAHA SUNDAY ttKE: MARCH 12, l'.Htt.
GRAM AND PRODUCE MARKET
DejplU Fairly Good Demand Moit
of VTltett Sella One to Two
"CORN PRICES ARE UNCHANGED
OMAHA. March 11. 1SU.
i Cash wheat Hold 1 to I cent lowsr to.
!ay. There was a fairly good dfmand
OMAHA GEXKRtli MARKET.
Wholesale rrlre for Fradae
(barged fcr Omaha Dealer.
BUTTER No. 1 creamery. In carton.
8V; No. 2. foe; In tuba, We.
POULTRY tlena, 14c; rooster. Ac!
young roosters, 1114c-; ducks, 12Mrc;
geese, UHf; turkey. ITfalle per pound.
OH EE8E Imported Rwlas, 44c; dome,
tie. Mr; Mock. 2Sc; twins, 2"r; daisies, 20c;
triplets, 20c; young America, 22c.; blue,
label brick, 21r; llmburger, i3c; Imported
French itoquefort. Ml.
OYSTERS Chesa ana, per gal.: Stand
ards, tl 25; selects, l. to; small alandarda,
II 15. Norlhem. per gal.: Standards, tl 4f;
i OMAHA LIYE STOCK MARKET
Killing: Cattle Fifteen to Quarter
Up, Feeden Steady for Week
Sheep Higher, Lambi Down.
HOGS SEVENTY-FIVE HIGHER
for this cereal, but all sale were made , sit,,, i ar,; counU. $1.95; Blue PoInU,
at lower prices.
The bulk of the corn aold at unchanged
prlcea, but there were, a few aalea nude
at a cent higher. The receipt of corn
continue good and there was a fairly ac
Oats were quoted unchanged to one
half a cent higher. There were only
eleven rare reported In and the were
well taken Care of.
Clearance were: Wheat and flour equal
to U2.ua) bushel) corn, 42,IW) bushels.
Liverpool close Wheat, unchanged;
Primary wheat recelpta were I.OCI.OW)
ivunhela, and alilpmema, W56.0O0 buahela.
aitalnat recelpta of IWi.Ono bushel and
hlpmenta of M4.000 buahela laat year.
IVlmary corn recelpta were sTO.OOO
buahela and shipments, 4Sl.oii0 buahela.
gainst recelpta of 415,000 buahela and
Shipments of 674. Ono buahela laat vear
Primary oata receipts were sTWOO iia, 324a, fl.60 box; ena,
nuaneia ann enipments, i,Z7,i" nuaneia,
. s gainst recelpta of fiM.Ofa) buahela and
hlpmenta of 1,137,000 buahela laat year.
II 2S per 1"0,
FISH Fresh, per tb.! Oarflsh. 17c; rial
hut, 16c; salmon, 17c; red snapper. He;
black bass. liific; cr.ipples, IMlXc,
floundera, 12c. Froxon, per Ih. : Halibut,
11c; herring, R'Vfc; trout, 13c; white,1??
In. "; aalmon, fillc; pickerel, Vfxr; plk.
Kioc. Hmnked, per lb.; White, He. Kip
pered, per lb.: fralmon, lie; Finnan had
HEKK CUTS-No. 1 rlha. lVic; No. t
rlta, lic; No. 8 ribe, 14'c; No. 1 lolna.
22'- ; No. 2 lolna, 21e; No. I lolna, lH'c;
No. 1 chucka, lA,c; No. 1 chucka, lO'io;
No. I chucka, l'''c; No. 1 rounds, 14c;
No. 2 round. 14'r: No. I rounda, 14c;
No. 1 platea, ; No. 2 platea, 4c; No.
I platea, sc.
Fruit and vegetable price furnish,! by
Olllnaky ft Co.:
FRUITS Orange: Banklst, 4a,
box; Hunklst, 128. IS 00 box; 17.s,
a. 2.71 box: I.'.
I 16 box: 91m, 21', turn, 71 box. Lemons:
Golden Bowl, , ami, is.no box: Silver
Cord, 14.60 box. Grapefruit: 3'. 12 75 box
Official Thiiraday ...
OMAHA. March 11. 11
t.'attle. Hogs. Sneep
NEW YORK STOCK MARKET
Mexican Affairs and Reports of
Subiea Actiritie Clond
Building operation throughout the
tmrfre tti t (tot nvrrrnn I countn a reflected by the aumrrmrles
wvi. ui rti Aix. viwunu,f permits laaued In the principal cltle.
made an altogether aatlefactory ahowln
Building Operations in the United
States for January and Two Months
Six day thla week...l,lf,l
Same day laat week. .2r.7l SO.SHiJ
Same day weeke ago 27.12S M.K-2
Same day S week ago 21.7i3 M,M
Hnme day 4 week ago ?.12 l',445
Same day laat year.. 23.616 71.4J6
NEW TOrtK. March 11. Mexiran af
fair and report of further aiibmarine
activltlo In the Kiironean war xonr
cloudfd today' ahort eln, the trading
element evidently viewing theae develop
ment with Increaaed miagl'InK, whl1"
Inveator held altogether aloof. Pri' e
were mainly higher at the ooenlng but na
' TI nmual, gains were almoat wholly retrt:-tel
JS'filJ peclltlea and denoted manipulations,
ir,,n'r than actual dmand.
4f 910 t 'Vruclble Hteel led the llt on lta brief
4i,'74 advance, but fell back later, when the
63 I market receded under selling of Ifanlng,
ikl. ... .-i. irw lorn, -rn Trill inn rn iinprn i-Rriiii;.
of cattle boa.. 'Jh .h!S ,h. fmi.ha M,,' temporarily llft-d to
l4nJZ'ltJL"2lll level, with eapeclal activity li
an xim and Butte and Huncrlor.
ea laaue also lct ground.
The laat half of the aenalon wa ex
tremely apathetic with material re
IJve Hotck market for the year to date . V"",,,.
aa compared with last year: but th,
10l, inm. Inn. Dec 6VJLihl
27T,.42S m.w xr,.i;4
..9",.Wt (t,2S 2j,1o4
for the month of February. The com
parative, atatemrnt -Ith January Is also
gratifying. According to official flgvirs
received ly The American Contractor.
Chicago, the building permits granted
during February In seventy-six of the
largest cities In the country totaled l'-3.-21,!,
aa against 44.2so,.Vi for February
last year, an Increase of 20 per cent. In
actual figures February exceeds January,
the aggregate of which was &1,T7.4!'7, al
though January Increase In percentage
; Akron .
'"U 41.301 bo 3D j,wp ! ... ...... i.i, .,.
pn;rfor ,he utt few diy'-wuh WrtoZ: Tn '
""Hate nan. ,B,invTTiwa. iwi.ii9il.Tiir H?J.rjri; LiV-.i.- -i !1r Itapid,
(4a, f.1.2S box; ffn, I 75 box: Urn. 12.10 box;
Mt, (.,- box; yia, yjfm, X3.H box.
th.VXfiS 00 ker. Rannnni! Medium .llftl-'0-
.bunchea, f1.6ft81i.7S bunch; medium sire 'ilu
iJumhna. t2 frill iS hunch: rerlllar klxe f!cr
11 IJumhoa. I.'.h 4i2.;r, bunch: extra large "':b-
2 Jumbos, 13.01 S.2S hunch
zw jimbos. i3.aMij.7s bunch
i utu,'7i r .v.t.-TTci ul.-., ri u n it Mh.
Theae sales were rrported today: erate. Alrtne. 24-s n , tl.) caae. Datea,
n nrni-nip. a nam wmier: 1 car iiga: prum oat "a, n lo mi; ram aaiea. t:"' ,
(clioice) fl.WVj; l car fl.Ol'; 1 oara, 11.01; J2C lb.; tuffed date, I1.7S box; new flg IK'S- ?'
1 car, ft 00. No. 4 hard winter: I car. tl oil: n.lft .1.. w. inx.nrr. M 1 n. e l-'r". 11
I cars, 99c; 8 car. IWc; 1 car, 7Hc Sample Hc lb.; 40-1 lb., packagf . $2.r cae. 1'ea
hrtl l.cT- Mc. No. J mixed: 1 nuts, nuts: Peanut, No. 1, raw, tmo lb.;
car, 11.02. No. mixed: 1 car. 9c. (roast, so Ib.i Jumbo, raw, KHo lb.; Jumbo,
..Tij 1 c.r lo.z iroaated, 9'c. Fliberi. ir lb.; pecana.
iwvi: iir1",68 40- a UJ 'b Pecana. Jumbo. 17Wc lb.; mixed
wUrersTar.' ZV rirtilr.. nb"r- '2 0 t,b'' C'dr-
' J 5 wt,V; SMic: 2 car, (SArrL.T;ftBen pavls. Hornier. In bar-
MHc. No, white: 1 car. 67c; 1 car. 64c. ' ... .... KKI . n.lt. .ik varieties
No. 4 yellow 1 car, sft'c. No. S yellow: 2
car, ttfc; 4 care. Sw; 1 eara U'c
car, S; H car. 2c; 1 csr, 6kc. No. i yel
low: 2 cara. 69c; 1 oars, 5J(c; 3 car. 67c.
Sample yellow: 4 cars. 63c; 1 car, 62c; 2
cara, 61'ic; 2 cars. 61c; 1 car, Mc; 1 car,
49c; 1 car, 4s4o. No. II mixed: 1 car, (Wc;
1 car, Kir. No. 4 mixed: 1 ear, 6tC; 4 car.
4c; X cars, tuvfcc; 3 car. fi3c. No. S mixed:
1 car, f.l'c: 1 car. fiOVfcc; 6'4 cara, k-; 1
ear. M'c; 1 car. 6e; g cara, 6Hc. No. !
mixed: 1 car, fV; 1 car. filiVc: S car, B.V
rlampla mixed: 1 car, 62V.c; 1 car, lioc; 1
car, C9c; 1 car, 53c; 3 cara. Die; 2 car.
k-; i car, iw.
In barrel, tl 6 bbl.: Plack Hen Pavli
tl to box; Ben Davla, Idaho, 1'0 box;
(Home Heauty, 9;a and larger, 11.75 box;
Home Heauty. Mm and smaller, II M box;
W. W. Poarmainea, Colorado, 1175 box;
extra fancy Wine Sap, 12.50 box; Iowa
State Oreenlnga, l.ot box; Arkanaa
liiai-ka, 2 DO box.
CKLKHV-Per dox , mammoth. 90c; me
dlrm. (JOc, amall, 40c,
Vl'.OKTABLKB Onion: Had yellow 3o
lb.; SpnnlKh, I2.2T. crate. Khubarh, .!.0u
box. Cauliflower, :!.i0 crate. Lettuce, 11.00
Oata Standard: 1 car, 42SR. No. S white: 'dosen. Iiruaael aprouts, 2o lb. Cabbage,
1 rap. 42c. No. 4 white: 1 car. 4'"7e: 1 car,
oc. Sample white: 1 car, SSVic; 4 car, S7c;
1 car. 3ic.
Omaha Cah Price Whea t : No. 2
hard. Sl.OfKfJ 1.M; No. S hard. 99cfi1l.4H;
No. 4 hard, 98 Vjcil ,00; No. 3 aprilig, fl.W
i1.14; No. 3 spring, ljmil.ll; No. S
durum. BTtcftll.OO: No. S durum. 9V(!fl9e.
Corn: No. S white, 6i?".'c; No, 4 while.
lc Ih. l'epper, 50o basket. Old becta.
carrots, turnips, parsnips, rutabagns,
ie lb J new boeta, rarro a, turnip, parnley,
S0o doxen. Celery: California, tfoc doren;
Florida, anff doxen crate, '17i;
Florida, six doxen crate, 12 orate.
Onion seta: Yellow, u biuihel: red,
13 00 huahel: white. 13.60 huhel. Pots toe;
Montana, 11.10 bushel; Colorado White,
CVH4c: No. S white, but,,: No. white. S?Vi".". 'T-,T'V ' T . Aui". .i m K...hlT
nl'L: ,i.L?.ll??,t uiu Bweet potatoes: Uelawaro. 1.76 hamper;
riiuiti 7y'4vi i , i v. v jiun v tjv i
No. vellow 6f9r: No. S mixed. 6.14? c
No. 4 mixed, 62'nfio; No. S mixed. 6sy
lVtc; No. mixed, WtrfAc; sample, Sfri
0c. Oata: 444i-4tHe; atandard, WilAtMc-l
No. S white, 40Vi42c; No. 4 white, mt
4V4c. Harley: Malting, 6f?r2o; No. 1
feed, 6.1Q0UC. Rye: No. 2, IMai No. S,
Chicago closing prices, furnished The
Tlee bv Iogan Bryan, stock and grain
brokers. gl South Sixteenth St., Omaha:
A rt jcle Open. HlKh
Julv. 7CVV 77V4i H
Pork. I .I.J
May. ZS B2l Z3 15
' July.22 75-871 Si 95
2 90 I'tJOt) 12J9R-97
22 75 23 SS I 22 70
li io f it ' I1 li i nu' H H
11 10 f 13 S2Vil 13 07HI 13 MSI 13 10
12 30-12! 12 60 I 12 20 I 12 60 13 2-JV,
California, fl.7S ciate.
CHICAGO GRAIN AND PROVISION
Featarra f ha Traalac aa Clealaai
rx-leaa aa Board of Trade.
C1UCAOO, March 11 Wheat under
went a decided aag today, influenced by
bearish estimate of stocks In tha Chi
cago exporting countries and by the tor.
)edolng of a Norwegian steamer, which
bad Americana lu lta crew. The market
closed weak, lTo to 2N,o net lower, with
May at fl.OOH and July at tl.tfe1. Corn
finished unchanged to 1-40 higher; oat
varying from Uo oft to -wo advance, and
provision up 2'iiO to 27c.
downturns, which began In the price of
wheat aa soon aa trading opened, had
their primary, source In a comprehensive
report made by a leading expert here,
who announced that the United States,
Canaan, Argentina, Australia and India
were In posHeselon of enough available
exports or wheat to fill, except to Ger
many and Atstria, the entire world
needs for a year without taking a bushel
of the new crop. At no time during the
sesaion were the bulla able to bring about
any decisive rally from the effect it this
Lowest price of the day In the wheat
market were reached after word wu re
ceived that the lives of seven American
Bailor l.ad been endangered by a tor
pedo used without warning.
On the break which reaulted from thla
new many noldinp of wheat were sac
rificed under r.taiuilng emergency order
to sell out at fixed limit o to put
ton to lom-es.
Corn displayed relative firmness
throughout the day aa compared with
wueat. The principal immediate reasons
were export Inquiry and the lightness of
CVn ilderabla Irregularity developed In
the oats market. Hedging sale from th
mirth vest depressed the May option, but
July hardened In sympathy with ccrn.
hpecuiatlvo buying, especially 'i ine
Evaporated Apple and Dried Fralta
NKW YORK, March - 11. BVAPOK
ATKD A PIMJirt Market, dull; fancy, Wa
SV,c; choice fiiV; prime, 6Vtttc.
Prune, California, 4U11'ac; Oregons, 7
llUE:n FB.U1TH Apricot, firm;
choice, 9iifi10c; extra choice, 10Krj104o;
fancy, llVu'lc.. Penche. ateady; choice,
fic: extra choice. 6V4c: fancy, t4o. Rais
ins, ateady; loose muscatels, 7l7Hc; choice
to fancy, seeded, IWiW; ixtnaon layer,
Kanaaa City (Jrata and Provision.
KANSAS CITY, March 11. W1IKAT
No. 3 hard, fl. 041.11; No. 2 red, fl.OWi
1.12; May, ll.OlVn 101H; July. tl.Oll.OlH.
COKN No. i mixed, SKHc: No, t white,
(Vu6tfc; No. 3 yellow, 7tiF70o; May,
70; July, '.2V.0.
OATSJ-No. 3 white, 44VlII4Gc; No. 3
KOOH Firsts, Wo.
POULTRV Jlens, 16Hc; turkey, 20c i
Mlnneapoli Grata Market.
Mllf NKAPOL1H, Msrch H.-WIIH:AT-Mnv,
ll.iomn.io lo tl.10; July, fl.toO
1.10S. Cah: No. 1 hard, i.1V: No. 1
northern, tl.im'al.l4H; No. 3 northern,
PA KLE Y WfflFtaC.
COHN-No. 3 yellovr, 74Hf7SHc.
OATS No. 8 white, 40Va40Hc.
e J'.itH. l!i5.lV.
M S I5V 47 f 4"
37. f 59 I 42
. SSlTk S 34
8. S St.
1. 4v 61
2. f 441 S 8
21 S Mul 42
4. S .,! 4
S 0$ f i
i ml I u
S 84 8 10
S 21 93
S 29 8 24 321 f K
t t 67 8 1 8 87 S 37) s8
8 23 I was ascribed to an authoritative denial
8 24)by an International banking houae of
j recent rumor that another large Inter
t 81 I national credit was contemplated.
I Total sales of stock amounted to
t 47 238,000 ahare.
M I Steadiness was shown by American In
8 60 I the London market, but reports were
8 ii i current of further offerings of theso
Issue for German and Outch accounts.
7.1 8 K'l'v I 8 291 47i e 31 6 W 8 78 There ii nothing In the rate for ex-
IHW4MI i w m I 71 it 'change, however, to bear out such
8 871 8 8f.
8 8 33
6 61 1 8 84
8 8oj f i
mi w ports.
6 710 22 Week end news of a general character
8 sOilO 27 Included the review of the mercantile
Hundiiy. agencies which were of the same hopeful
CATTLK There wero no cattlo on al I i or, a". those or reent wee.ks. showing
todsy, but for the week recepU amount "alned activity In numerous lines ,f
to 81.161 head, the largest of any recent , lB,tlu"try. "nd ,unbated demsnd.
week and larger than a year ago by overlj' nk Ujana howed an actral de
7.000 head. The market on killer ha ."''L'4'.000'. wlth n c? ft
been In aplendld condition, prlcea rapidly about 83I.000.OuO ; In demand and time de
worklng upward until now beef teer j P,, n "'ht decrease of reserve,
are lutfOa higher than last week close,!, Bonds were steady on very light offer
wit h enmr. mnA hifr.-. or ,i, Th. Ing. Total saJeB. par value, were 81.110..
demand for feeding tock has not been W- nll'd States bond were unchanged
uii vii uuiiiih ma Horn,
Numner or salea and leading quotation
on stock were a follow:
gales. Hlrtl. tow. Clnn
overly brisk, and prices have shown com
pnranvciy utile change, being. If any
thing, a trifle weak on inferior grade.
Wuutationa on cattle: Uood to choice
beeves, x.7Mi.25; fair to good beeves,
tVMltjgO; common to fair beeves, f7.25
8.2fi; good to choice heifer, l7.O0W.bb;
gooil to choice cows, ti.7u&7.60; fair to
good cows, W 00lj.75; common to fair
cows, l.fiUifi.76; good to choice feeders,
r.7(t(.20; fair to good feeders, tl.tora
70; common to fair feeders, 6.60r7.30;
good to choice stockera, 7.7fa8-3f; stock
heifers, .20i7.Ml; stock cows, 5. 764. 7ft;
stock calve, 88.608.60; veal calve, 87.26(3
10.00; bulls, stag, etc., 3.V26rr.75.
Quotations on cattle: Uood to choice
beeves, fa.ru9.60; fair to good b-eves,
8s. fHH9.0O; common to fair beeves, 7.6ord
H.60; good to choice heifers, 87.2Ti4i8.25;
good to choice cows, 8rt.7fjW7.76; fair to
good cows, 8f.2ii.75; common to fair
cows, 84.604.25; good to choice feeder.
I7.6f).10; fair to good feeders, 7.80(&'7.6;
common to fair feedera. tj.Oui(j)7.30; good
to choice stockera, I7.7ix.25; stock heif
er. 8ti.7ff7.76: stock cow. 86.00(7.26;
stock calve, 87.00U8.60; veal calves. 87.00a
10.00; bull. Stags, etc., 86.6VW7.26.
HOUa-ThA hog supply was moderate
even for a Saturday, the estimate calling
for only ninety-nine cars, or 7.J00 head.
This winds up a week of extremely
moderate supplies, the six days' total
being only 66,966 head, a falling off of
4,000 head as compared with laat week.
1.ou0 smaller than two weeks ago and
l,ooo smaller than for the same week
last year. Receipts this week are smaller
than for any prevloua week thla year.
The shipping demand was fairly broad
again today, outside buyer taking a
good many of the good to choice hog
of all weight at price that were fullv
a nickel to In a good many instance ia
Packer were in no mood tn fnllnw thla
advance. Their early bid were gener
ally lower, but by the time the bulk of
in nog Degan to move price were at
leaat ateady, and in some case as much
as 6o higher. Movement was not very
active, but the moderate - supply was
fairly well cleared by 10 o'clock. Soma
of the common mixed hogs were- over
looked all forenoon and a few of them
were still unsold at a rather late hour,
some of those left in first hand having
gone through the entire market with.
out attracting aa much as a bid.
No. At. Bh. Ft,
io 174 ... a
t. Loale Grain Market.
KT. I.OCIS. March ll.-WHEAT-No. 3
red. ll.2oSViil.2m: No. 2 hard. 81.13; May.
il.OnfM.osM,: July. ll.orH.
COKN Nominal; may, iriD?ic; juiy,
76H'(f7SHc . .
Liverpool Grain Market.
MVKRPOOL, March 11. WII11AT Spot
No. 1 Manitoba, lta id; No. 2 hard winter,
gulf. 12a bVsdi No. 3 red weatern winter,
CORN Spot American mixed, new, 11.
March 11. BUTTER Fifty
tuba sold tt 36c.
NEW 'YORK. March 11. COFFEE
The market for col fee futures was very
quiet this morning, the Import amount.
Ing to only 8,000 bag. Price ruled steady.
however, on a little acattred buying
which came partly from commission
house sources, and thla may possibly
have been inspired by Indications of fur
ther good clearance from -Rio. The
market opened at an advance of 3 to 4
points, with May selling at 8.10a and
September at 8.17o. or about 4 to 6 Points
above last night closing figures, during fc.7ft?""".,i.I , '? ?"
the middle of the morning. Closing prices S' J. w.o- ''r to
were within a point of the best, showing r.TJ.: vi .. 1
a net gain of 2 to 4 points. March. T.S9o; ?"' l?S,C''
174 ... 9 1
.177 120 I 0
.m u in
U IK .
M 9 I3tfj
.... 9 40
... 9 44
... I U
... 9 40
... 8 4
Ameiiran Heet Sugar
American LoronvHIva ...
Amsrtrain H. R
Am. . K. pfd
Am. Augaj Rsflnlns
Amerlraa Tel. si Tel
Amerloan Tobacoe .......
Baldwin Locomotive ....
Paltlmor A Ohio
Rrooklra Rapkt Tr
tkllfornla Petroleum ....
nhsMpsake St Ohio.......
t'htnaso U. W
Chicago. M 4t. P
Ctileaao N. W
flhliwgo, R. I. V. 9.J..
Colorado Kul A Iran....
Henrer R. O. pfd
Dlntlllsr' BocurltlM ....
Oreat Northera pfd
Orsat No, Or otfa
Intrbormigh con. Orp..
Kansas Olty aoutharn. ...
Mexlomn Pstrolaum ..?..
MIsmmD, K. A T. ptd....
Nr York Central
N. Y., N. H. A H
Norfolk A Weatsra. ......
otfla Tal. A Tal
Pullman Palaae Car......
Ray Coa. Copper...-
IHepubllo Iran A Steal,.,
ftoarthera Pmnlflo ........
Sjoulharn Katlwad' '
udbnar Cbmnaiiy ....
IT. v Bleel pi
Montana Power ........
Wabaak B pfd
ennecott Chopper .
. Total sales tor th day.
April. 8.04c: May, 8.09o; June, 8.10c; July
8.11c; August, 8.13c; September, 8.18c; Ou.
fnli.1. fl 1 U. XJ.. w-m V... r U ? 1. W.mk.,
Inst fifteen minutes of the session, rallletl I 8.27c:' January. 8.31c: ' February. 8.3fic!
provlslona from an early decline. M first' Hpot coffee, steady; Rio 7s, 9o; Santos
BHEEP Thursday's lamb price werej
luny sieauy wun . inose raid at last
week' cloae, but the weakness which de
veloped yesterday left closing price any
where from steady in some cases to as
much aa 10c lower than Friday a week
ago, During the first three daya of the
week values advanced fully loiH5o under
the influence of very-moderate receipts.
The week closes with bulk of the good
lamba bringing H0.8oHini.00, while best
kinds are selling on up to 111.15 and the
fsir to decent grades are bringing 110.65
fi 10.80. The week's supply, of shearing
and feeding lamb waa hardly large
enough to make a bast for any sort of
quotation. Monday 110.80 was paid for
Idanoa, while yesterday fed western i Anglo-French Is
ui. ..I hiii e.v.iu. idw ireen cuppea lamns' Atchleon gen
owerra Hi tna close t ine weeK Drought
t9.ooom.25. They were a little weighty,
but of real good quality.
Quotation on sheep and lamb: Lambs,
avud to choice, flo.brxuU.16; lamba fair
d I10 6OWI0.85: lamba. fHll clipped.
89rtjno.00: lamba. fresh clipped. Ii.7f.ir
".25; yearlings, fair to choice, light. 8.24
to cnoice, heavy.
to cnoice, fj.itip
. Huuffiia: .wm
tair io uwi, f i.axo'o.vu.
4.!"0 224 214 22
7u0 an' in 2c
l.sno i ii
7,700 73i 73' 7
H.SO0 103- 101 ins
104 IMS lUVb !!
4. Hon K7 MS 4H
job in ims l3
8.1O0 174 IIP 1M
l.OO M ,'i 7
gno 4i 4 4K7
100 H ax M
700 I.tl4 24 S M'4
. l.nno 1 1M 1S4H
J"0 M M (4
MO 1 0 MS
700 94 93S T
100 17 17 17
l.6 66 U 6SV
1.100 44' 44 44H
20,300 I 44 4S
200 11V II lHU
1.000 48 4 47 S 47
4.200 44' MS
1,100 44 41 S 43S
100 XI S 21 CIS
1.200 44 S 41V. 4'4
ll.ioe 106 1M tut
1,209 4S M MV,
loo III I7S 47
4 M 16
4,100 10144 10 104
I. 40A B 44 S 05
000 ill lts H'-4
,' O0 113 113 111
too X'A 26 S 21 '
tO 87 111 lt'
1,n-. 2414 24 MS
8.900 I4S 93 MM,
600 1214 12 MS
300 90 S 90
8.000 141 1"S 140
. 100 IT M M
SO 1M 11S 1SI
1700 1I2S 1'IS il
00 MS MS IX
II, 400 94 13 "S
100 IMS 114 111
8.000 MS 13 13
100 It 99 m
8,400 16 44 AS
IMI MS M 94
4.IO 70S 4S
1.700 6S 44 14
the mttrket had lacked support and waa
Inclined to give way owing to a setback
in th price of hegs.
Th close waa nervous at the same as
yesterday finish to a ahade advance.
Oat paralleled th action of corn.
Changra ir. value, though, were not wide.
Provision lacked support. The sola ex
ception was January pork. - -
B UTTER Firm . creamery. SStrtfKo.
KUOS Receipts. 20, ill 9 case; un
changed. POTATOES Lower; receipts, S3 Car;
Michigan, Wisconsin. Minnesota and Da
kota, while, ikM''nl.f3; Minnesota and Pa
kola. Ohio. pTjciuil.oO.
POCL.TRY Alive, lower- fowl, 17c;
.SEW YORK GENERAL MARKET
Qaotatlea at fka Day an Varloaa
NEW TORK, March li FLOUR-.
WllEAT-pot. weak; No. S hard.
II.'-; No. 1 durum, i 2H; No. 1 nort.
ern t'uluth, 81.83S; No. 1 northern Manl
lot.a. 11.4s. t. o. b. New York. Kuturea,
easy. May, fl.lSVi.
CORN 1 pot, firm; No. 3 yellow, S49
tw, c t f. New York.
OATS Hoot, steady; atandard, 60c.
' HOPK Quiet; atate. common to choice,
1WS. 144i JU ; 1914, bVc; l'aciflo coast, 191a.
lVrlV; 114, fcailOc.
. HIUES-Flun; Bogota. 8 34c; Central
LEATHKK Firm; hemlock firsts, i&it
34c; seconds, 32hjS(c
PIUJVISIONS Pork, fair; mesa. 3a50ifi
MOO; family. S3.Usue4.8v; ahort clears.
1.6utZ4.uO. Beef, steady; me, SWOwif
17. jo; family. I ix 6'-i m W. iard, easy; mlu
dle west. Ili.OUji'il.lu.
TAULOW-wuiet; city, Sc; country.
l'iWri.-: special, 9Vc,
bl'TTKR Easier, recelpta 8054 tub;
creamery extras. 27'ulic; first. luVyUSuVte,
MiU bteady; receipt. 1i.T8 cases;
freah gathered, extras, C-22c: extra
fiieis. 2iViu ' c; firsts, auy.ic, seconds,
CHEESE Firm; receipts. 847 boxes;
elate, whole mlik, flats, held. Colored,
social. I'c. same, white. 17V, same, col
onil, avrae fancy, 17Vil.c: sa:ue.
white, 17'o, Hats, current make, special.
;7"c; tii average run. 17c.
l'Ol'LTHY-I Jve. firm: chicken. 1W(8
17c; broiler, Stfrc; fuwls. lVt-'9'; tur
key. u--;; dressed, (jalti and uo-
4s, 10tc. No fresh feature waa reported
in the cost and freight market. The
official cablea reported a decline of 8-32d
in the rate of Klo exchange on Iundon,
with no change in mllrela prlcea. P.lo
reported a clearance of 2.000 bag for
New York and the stocks there showed a
decrease of 8.7uO bags, a compared with
the previous day.
NKW YORK, March 11 COTTON
Siot, quiet; middling uplands, ll.huc. No
Futures opened steady; Msv, HWe;
July, 12.0&C; October, 12ilc; Ueceniber.
lX4Jc; January. 12.49o.
Th cotton market cloaed steady at a
net decline of 9 to. 12 point.
Futures closed steady; May. 11.78V: Jn! v.
ll.tf'e; Oci"her, li.uvc; Lecumber, 12.2io;
LIVERPOOL. March 11. COTTON
Bpot, easier; good middling, 8 07d; mid
dling, 7 0d; low middling, 7 bod. Bale.
CHICAGO LIVE STOCK MARKET
"few York Money Market.
NEW WORK, March 11. PRIME) MER
CANTILE PAPER SflT-SV per cent.
STERLING EXCHANGE 8lxty-day
bills, 14.71; demand. 84.78 S-i; cable.
SILVER Bar, 6o; Mlexlcan dollar,
BONDS Government and railroad,
Closing quotation on bonds today were
U 8. ref. ta. reg... 9L. aV N. nnl. 4a 94
do coupon HS at. K. AT. Ut 4a.. 71
erf. e. e re lots Mo. Pas. oon. Is.... loos
Me eoupon IWSMont. Power la.... M'4
TJ. 8. 4a. net Ill N. Y. C. deb. la....1US
4 eoupon 111WN. Y. City 4a 107
Am. gmelters 4s.... Ut N. Y.. ti H. 4 H.
A. T. a T. & 4s..i' ct. s 114
4ino. nemo 4a ;is
MS do 3a
PJaJ. a Ohio U tiso. e. u ref. 4a.... I3S
Beth. 8tel r. 4a....WIUPc. T. 4k T. Is.. ..loos
rea. Pacltlo 1st 90SPena con. 4S. 106
Che. A O. e. 4s.. 87 do sen. 4s 101
C B. A Q. . 4a.... MSReadlns sen. 4a 94
C, M. A S. P. e. la.. MVS. U A 8. P. r. 4a
r. R t. A P. r. 4a 8o. Pac. ev. 6s 104
fl.il. ref. 4 .,. MS da ref. 4s sou.
I). A R. O. 0. .... TTSSo Rallwar 6s...
. ift union racirto 4.,
.104 do ev. 4a
. SIT. . Rubber 4
. MS II. 8. Steal Is...
. 7Wst. t'nloa 4a. 6
. 93 West. Klsc. ct. Is. .12
Iea Moines ..
Fast Orange ..
Fort Wa-ne .
ianss t ltv .
Little Rock ..
ob Angele ..
New Haven ..
.8 43.-.. ITS
.. . itst.r'O
.. 4,691 ,ottl
,, MS, 9'S
.. 81 4,125
,. 472. SX0
,. 941. 3S0
. 206. 6KT,
Feb , Per Cent
8 1I0.: ..
r77.ir. .. 39
471 .Ml .. 44
fio.9'J6 . .
New York Clty..lO,344.42 12.FAR.9X1
San Antonio ....
San Francisco ..
I'tica. jn. y
over January. 1915. was 36. The com
parative gains are widely cttered and
are not chargeable, as they are some
times, to special activities In the larger
cities. Of Iho seventy-six cities on the
list below, fifty-four show gsins. In spite
of the most active efforts being made in
New York to radically readjust its con
struction policies, that city shows only
u slight comparative less as against Feb
ruary, last year.
The combined showing for January and
February is excellent, a total of ie3,n.6.
n63. a compared with 881.611340 for the
first two month of 1915. an Increase of
2'! per cent. The detailed figures follow :
Jsn. 1 to Jan. 1 to
Mar. 1, Mar 1. Percent
19',6. iid5. GalnLosa
.1 7L'4.ftM I
. 3" '..079
. 8.891. no.)
. 1.041. 1M
. 3.153 620
,, 2o2 9fi
Cfdar Rapid ..
Pes Moines ....
Kaat Orrtnge ...
Fort Wnyne ...
Orand Rapid .
Kansas City ...
Little Rock ....
Los Angele ...
New Haven ....
New Orleans ..
New York City
San Antonio ....
San Francisco ..
, 1,261 ,658
: iii'wr. 3i ..
5W0 . . 47
745.".7 .. 47
1.457.460 '4 ..
:or8 p ..
5.995,m 49 . .
4'l.Ol)0 2 . .
RKS (A 73 . .
rioi.onn .. ',1
9.-29. 0 73 ..
.i0.9!'.- 9 ..
2.8VVV. 11 ..
238,450 125 ..
4ftl,19i 113 ..
44.453 384 ..
342 7' . .
117.395 55 ..
2.5 4, 5o5 6"i ..
179.r.2 59 ..
2i:9.728 .. 66
154. 45 .. 47
115.701) 21 ..
184.372 2- ..
4,0i0 156 . .
291,165 114 ..
574.fi.V7 29 . .
1,784,210 .. 29
101.695 9 ..
66.654 48 . .
1.421,057 K ..
653.040 71 ..
59,3X2 194 ..
203.888 92 . .
606.30R 476 ..
1, '.96,595 9 ..
14;.787 .. 30
121.742 140 ..
1.25,194 .. 53
807,010 27 ..
244.232 3 . .
I.-.,186.9rt6 .. 10
14.004.646 .. 35
4.76.602 . . 26
3.891,217 70 ..
2,162,706 50 . .
3iO,735 .. 33
620,793 . . 5
59.233 190 ..
252.175 294 ..
131.432 74 . .
70.350 sr.i ..
3.4S5.635 20 . .
1 074.105 60 ..
689.780 . . 18
419,024 37 ..
629.324 128 ..
31.131 199 ..
1.796,035 1 ..
1,496.315 .. 43
204,925 7 . .
1, 8131979 27
831.475 .. 90
81 '716 204 ..
762.465 9 ..
87,902 1 3 ..
669 400 7 . .
24,406 697 ..
113,910 112 ..
135.300 68 ..
266,016 22 . .
380.098 .. 41
116,349 .. 17
991,904 27 ..
66.040 . . rs
147,459 61 ..
117.880 1 5 ..
1,361.161 37 ..
97,125 13 ..
104,768 . . 33
181,496 178 ..
. .8103.086,065 881,512.340 28
Women to Eaise Coin
To Be Expended in
Th McPherson Avenue Improvement
club ha Issued a call for a meeting
Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
P. E. Dunbar, at 1:30 o'clock. The pur
pose 1 a general discussion of the pro
gram that will be followed for the spring
and summer activities of the club.
A the club la composed almost exclu
sively of women, the meeting: Monday
afternoon will be attended by women
only. While discussing their plans for
future work they will mass aprons, to
be sold at some of the future fete. The
money 1 to be used to increase the
club's Improvement fund. Last year the
club raised about 31.000, which was used
for the permanent Improvement of Mc
Pherson avenue. The women ara now
planning to raise a cash fund for Im
mediate use. They want to hare a
large quantity of cinders placed on th
road south of the city limits.
The club has been chiefly responsible
for making McPherson avenue one of the
best of the principal thoroughfares lead
ing; into the city.
Oil and Roaln.
SAVANNAH. Oa.. March U.-TlTtPEN-TINE
Firm. 49Vi50c; aalea. 186 bids.; re.
celpts, 1 bbl.; shipments. lt9 bbl.; stock.
ROBIN Firm: salea, 905 bbls.; recelpta,
186 bids.; shipments, l.fluo bbls.; stock. Wl..
705 bids Quote: A. B. C. P. E. K. 15.20.
O and II. 85.25: I, $5 30; K, 15 35; M. 85.404
6 6t; N, ti.5; WU. S5.K; WW, .65.
Dry tiood Market. A
NEW YORK, March 11. DRY GOODS
Cotton goods and yarna were ateady to
firm today. Woolen goodu were firm. Lin.
en were bought abroad for future dellv.
cry at high prlcea burlap wera scare
and firm. Hosinery and underwear were
firm and active. ,
London Stack Market.
TXUNDON, March 11. American secur
ities on th slock market recorded alight.
Irregular change and cloaed steady.
MLVKR Bar, 27d per oun.a.
MONEY 4M"i per cent.
MfiH NT RATk-iJ Short bllla. V per
cent; three ntoutl, b per cent.
I OU t 1M U.n'h 11 it. I,
Omaha today were 83,878.451.79. and for
the corresponding day last year, 83,64l,
94 14. The total clearings for tha week
endiug todsy were f26.fes.234.04, and for
the corresponding week last ar, 819,
H li. 111 sa
Steady Hoga Weak- 8kee
CHICAGO, March 11, CATTLE Re
ceipts, 3.000 head; market steady; native
beef ateera. 37.60iS9.90; westren steers.
I7.26ili8.45; atorker and feeder. 15. 00' 8.00;
cow and heifer. 3.bO.60; calve. 88.5tu
HOGS Receipt. 16.000 head; market
weak. bfClOa lower: bulk x kOrrfilO no- llhi
f. 4oj 9.90; mixed. t9..V-n9.85; heavy. fS.bOiii
10.00; rough, f9.604j9.b5: pig. f8.00iiS.15.
SHEEP AND 1. A MH.S-Receipts. 3,000
neau; marsei ateady; wethers, fM.;!iy s.90;
', f6.00ti8.60; lamb. f.50tf 11.60.
Kanaaa City Lire Stock Market.
Vluaia r.-Aw , , . w n
Recelpta, 100 head; market ateady; prime
ii steers, ?.wv.v; uressea oeer steer.
17.754)9.15; western ateera. 7. b04) 25; atock
ers and feadera, f6.7:Uo.f0; bull. tt.7btj)
T.25; calves. SeVbOtjll.iiM.
HOUS Receipts, buo head; market,
steady to weak: bulk of salsa, f9.5uua.70;
heavy, 8.6fvti9.70; packer and butcher.
faijOin70; light. 9.6.kiiSO; pigs, 87.60tg.)u.
SHEEP AND LAM BsJ Receipts, none;
market steady; lamba, 10 60u 11 25; year
lings, f9 2bi 10.00; wethers, t7.75iu4.50; ewe.
aioas City IIt Stack Market.
SIOl'X CITY. la.. March ll.-CATTLE
HOOji Receipts, B.000 head; market
ateady to lc lower: heavy. S9.4iii0.ta:
mixed, f9 .VVh 46; light, S9.15j.35; bulk of
t. joaf pa ai aiaca aaraai,
ST. JOSEPH, March 1L CATTLE Re
ceipts, 100 head; market steady: steers,
IS oufl9.50; cow and heifers, Siptksa.00;
HCs Receipts, ,(ios Head; market
ateady, top, ti.78; bulk of sales, fy.4vid
SHEEP ANP LAMBS No raoolpti;
market steady; lamba f 10. 7E4J 11.14).
Stack la fltgrkg.
Receipts of live stork at th five) aria
cioai western, mar sets yesteroay:
years ago, he went to Lo Angeles, where
one of hi sons had gone Into business,
and he has since, made his home there.
Mrs. Duquette la r w 81 years old. Hi
daughter, Mrs.- HatUe Hoffmayr, will go
to his bedside. . .
Three Couples in
The Divorce Court
The Fourth of July marriage of Bessie
Bonton and Frank Bonton was not a
patriotic success. They were married In
Council Bluff July 4, laat, and separated
January 30 thla year. She alleges cruelty
and charge him with having-, become an
habitual drunkard since their marriage.
Luclle Edlnbrough charges her hus
band, Arthur Edlnbrough, with cruelty.
They were married in Des Moines, July
20. 191L and separated December 15, 1915.
Marriage was a failure for Qretchen
Mtnear and William Earl Minear. They
were married In Buffalo. Wyo.. October
10, MM, and came to Council Bluffs In
April, 1912. She charges cruelty and non
support. Ehe alleges her husband is
capable of earning about 1100 per month
and aks the court to require him to pay
a reasonable attorney's fee.
St. lxi u Is ,
3.40 31.400 4,450
J Ky to tha Situation See Want Ada.
Brl sen. 4a
Oen. Kleetrte la..
Ot. No. let 4a..
III. Oao. rr. .
Int. M. at. 4e..
K. r" So. ref. 4s.
rtesu-laaT Hone Bank Statement.
NEW YORK, March 11. The statement
of the actual condition of clearing house
bank and trust companies ror tna wee a
how that they hold fin6.226.880 reserve
tn exees of legal requirements. This 1
a decrease of fl.2x3.660 from laat week.
The statement follows:
Aotual condition. Deere s.
Loans, eto S3.S13.T1B,000 818,464.000
Reserve in own Vita. 1497,233.000
Reserve ' In federal
reserve bank 168.784.000
Reserve In other de-
Net demand deposit. S.396.6O4.000
Net time deposits.... 155,b::.0oO
Aggregate reserve... 720.696.0OO
Excess reserve ijn,s,sm
fOf which 8430,w,tx specie.
Summary of state banks and trust com
panies in Greater New York not Included
In clearing house statement:
Actual condition. Increa.
lium eto S487.818.SO0 S7.776.4u0
Specia 57.718.700 81,000
ligal tender 8,708 100 114.700
Total deposits S81.S77.4U0 S.&O.SuO
Hanks' cash reserve in
Trust cor.ipantee' cah
reserve in vault 64.8!i9,10O
NEW YORK. March 11. SCOAR-Raw,
firm; molasses, 4.75c; centrifugal. 8.82c.
Refined firm. The market for sugar fu
tures waa firm on trad buying and cov
ering prompted by th strong spot market,
closing 3 to 4 point higher. Sale 4.1M
tona May, 4fco; July, 4.75c; September,
4.840 ; December. 4 bc.
Itetnra Laat After Yeaxa.
A year ago th clothing store of Lea
Sock, on Kouth Third street Easton,
pa., wa entered by thlevea who car
lied off clothing, shoe, shirt, under
wear and other articles, valued in all at
about fJtO. Wednesday an expreaa wagon
backed up to th store and delivered a
big box plainly stenelled with Socks'
name. On top of the articles waa found
a note, reading, "Here are the goods I
atole a year ago." Thirteen pairs of
shua. however, are missing The police
era attempting to trace the source of
th box. Philadelphia Inquirer.
It takes but a ralnut of time to save
dollar when you read Th Be Want Ad
column . . . .
For and Against
Votes for Women
Following close upon the heel of Mr.
Ella Stewart, the Chicago woman who
ha come here to present the equal uf
frage proposition to the people of Coun
cil Bluff. Mr. Henry Preton Whlto of
Boston Is presenting the opposite side.
Mrs. Stewart spoke to a large audience
last night at th public library building
and Mr. White held a number of In
Mr. White i a practical politician and
knows what to do and where to do it.
Several days ago she appealed to a num
ber of local antl-auffraglst here for In
formation a to th best way to ecur
chance to address th German voter of
the county. No one waa able to auggeat
a good plan until she appealed to former
Mayor Rohrer. He called up Editor An-
drua of the Frle Pretse and arranged
for an interview. In a few hour plan
were worked out and put Into execution
Circular and poster were sent all over
the county and published In tha German
newspaper, arranging for date for meet
ings to be addressed by Mr. Whit. -
The first of thes meeting will be held
at Arton hall. In thla city, next Wednes
day evening. The advertisement an'
nounc that Mr. White will apeak under
the auspice of the Son of Herman. She
haa refused to meet Mra. Stewart In de
bate, asserting that she want to do all
of th talking herself.
MEETING OF THE
One Thousand Educators Expected
to Be Tresent for a Stay of
Two Days. .
FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM
The program was announced yef.eidny
for the So'.ithweetei n Ions Tescheis' nn
sociation. which will bf held here l.ecin
ning March TO. and continuing three days.
It Is expected tlint tit least l.ono teacher
will be present. Including many from Ne
braska. Trof. J. If. BovcrldKP, upe Intctalcnt of
the city schools, Is clialrms.11 of the ar
rangements committee, Rtid Prof. ,T. K.
Marshall, princlpsl of the high school,
ha charge of the executive end and th
program sranKcments. The Grand hotel
will be nsfociation hesdiisrtei s. The
.neetinia will be held In the hih school
Dr. Ellsworth Farlfi of the department
Of philosophy and psychology of the Iowa
Stnte unlverflty will take a prominent
part on the rrogram. A sperlil feature
will be a conference at 4 o'clock In the
afternoon of March 31, when the subject
of the relation of the parent and teacher
will be considered. It will be presented
by Dr. Farls in an ad lress on "Tho Psy
chology and Discipline In School and
Mrs. Robert B. Wallare. president ot
the Federated Council BluTfs Mothers'
clubs, will preside at tho afternoon meet
ing mentioned, and the movement will be
recognized otherwise on the program.
The Round Table.
Those selected aa leaders at the round
table discussions are:
Prof. E. E. Idea ls, deportment of educa
tion, Iowa State university; Prof. G. M.
Wilson, Iowa Agricultural college; A. C.
Fuller. Jr., Inspector Btate high and
graded nchools; Dr. Ernest Horn, Ptate
university; Mios Leta Hatswell, Red Oitk:
Miss Nancy Trompen. Corning; Carolyn
E. Forgrave, superintendent rural schools,
Add; Superintendent J. H. Beverldge,
Council Bluffs; Prof. C. AV. Stone. Cedar
Falls: C. E. White, Council Bluffs; Lillian
M. Beach, University Place, Neb.; Miss
Edith Fraseur, Council Bluffs; Superin
tendent C. F. Garrett, Shenandoah; Su
perintendent T. H. Stone, Randolph: Miss
Anna Drlftmoler, Clarlnda; Superintend
ent J. TL Inman, Red Oak; Mrs. Edith
Prouty, Council Bluffs.
Real Estate Transfers,
The following real estate transfers file I
Friday were reported to The Bee by the
Pottawattamie County Abstract company:
Edward M. E. Lee to Ida Thomson,
lot 7, block 3, Webster's 1st addi
tion, w. d S 15)
Mary A. Oibbons to J. W. Craig,
wVt. 4-77-3S. w. d 2I,00
Paul F. Mueller to Herman Mueller,
nwH 8-77-38. w. d 1
C. B. Nash Co. to R. IT. Fischer,
lot 12. block 23, Bayliss & Palmer s
Addition, w. d 175
R. If. Fischer to D. I Dunoon, lot
12. block 23, Baylisa & Palmer s
Addition, w. d K3
Rasmus o. Willis et al. to American
Exchange bank of Bristow, Neb.,
lots $ to It, block 67: lota 4 and 11.
block 87; lots 15 and 25. block 97.
Railroad Addition; lot 7, block 64.
Riddle's sub; lot 1, block 8, Burns'
Addition; lot 8, block 5, Babbitt
place; lot 2 and 21, block 9, lot 22,
block 12, Howard Addition, w. d..
Isaiah Miller to Ernest Johnson. e'-4
iwli, 7-74-38. w. d 10,800
John A. Foreman to Frederick Jep-
won, part of nw; part of rc
15-77-44. w. d 1
Cathrlna Jurgens to Doris Crow!,
iota io ana 11, diock jv, Kail read
Addition, w. d
Tha vlctrola is used In all the music
colleges; in over 2,700 cities, in schools;
in all homes of great musicians. Most
all bought within tha last year. A.
Hospe Co., 407 West Broadway. Advertisement.
1212 FsrnaisiSt Tel. D. 353
Tha Vlctrola bring the greatest artist
right into your own home. It enables
you to hear the greatest singers and
musicians in your own home; it bring
to you helr actual living voices and
superb art, absolutely true to life. Every
rendition exactly as it ia Interpreted by
the artist themelve. Get a vlctrola
nnrt have all thla wonderful array of'
musio at your command. Vlctrola, tV
to 850. Easy payment. A. Hospe O.,
407 Wet Broadway, Advertlaement.
Resident, Is 111
E. L. Duquette of the DeVol Hard war
company, received a telegram yesterday
announcing tha serious Illness of hi
father. M. Duquette, at hi home in Lo
Angelea ML Duquette ia on of th pio
neer business men of Council Bluffs. In
company with W. O. Wirt, who died here
a few day ago, h started th first large
candy factory in the Missouri river valley
north of St. Joseph The plant haa since
developed into the Woodward Candy factory.
After closing out hi business Interests
her. Mr. Duquette went to Chicago, and
was engaged In business ther for a aura
ber ot ynars aa Michigan avenua. Tea
Iowa ?rev4 Note.
T. on AN School election will be held
here next Monday to elect director and
LOGAN Friday. March 17. will be the
special election on the electric light com
LOGA N Member of the Pierian club
entertained the husbands at the home of
Mr. and Mr. Harvey Johnson here last
MISSOURI VALLEY Charle Btout t
hort two macklnaw coat and one rain
coat 4 the result of a burglary at his
DENISON The committee of the fed
erated.women'B cluba of thl city have
created much interest In child welfare
by arranging for numerous meetings at
the Carnegie library assembly room and
prompting the pastors to deliver sermon
on the need ot good care for the children.
The program at the assembly room were
taken part in by the ablest women of the
DENISON A deep well 1 being dug at
this place to find water to aupply the
city. A depth of 1.810 feet ha been
reached and a flow of 200 gallons a min
ute of good water obtains, which is con
sidered satisfactory. A large surface
reservoir will be constructed, from which
water will be punipej to the high tang
at the north side of the city limits.
LOGAN Members of the Logan Com
merclai club. In session here last evening
at the McBrlde cafe, discussed the Illi
nois Central dairy train to be here at
unlay afternoon ot March IH. The lec
ture on dairy bualneas will be delivered at
the short course building at 1 o'clock. An
exhibition of ideal dairy cowa will be
given In the slock pavilion at 3:80 and at
f 30 the exhibition cara will be opened to
the public. The lectures and the exhibi
tion of dairy cowa and the exhibition at
the dairy train la free to all intereated in
the dairy business.
DENISON Denison will try agsln this
year the clttxena' caucua to nominate
mayor and couucilinen. This has been
used for two previous election and with
.ood results. Party affiliations are not
considered. Now that the city owns tne
lighting plant, and controls the watet
orka and paving Is to be nut In. the
iiiestion f which group of men will gice
-nibllc affairs the best attention la up
permost. Mayor Iaub will be opposed In
he caucus by former Mayor J. T. Carey.
With the saloons out, the question of po
le control i not so vital to th ordinary
ciitsea as tn previous years.
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