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THE BEE: 'OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1017.
LIVE STOGK MARKET
Cattle of All Kinds Steady to
Strong -Sheep Slow to Ten
. to Fifteen Cents Off.
HOGS SHOW A DECLINE
Omaha. January I,
Iteralpu vera: Ctlle. Hon". Bhaap.
'Official Moaner.. a.l e.MI '
XiUnatl Tneedar,.... 7. MO T.aaO te.OOO
Tare daya tbla weak... 1." .
Same daya last wok.. MM 11.22:
Carat days I win a.l,447 II. M tl."
Same days I Was ae-o.in.4H 2I.M1 ll.lll
Sana daya 4 Wka aro.lMII JT.IS" .!
Sama dara last yar. .17.011 17,1(1 17.!
Haeelpta and dlapoeltlnn of llva. etork
at the Union Stork yarda for twenty-lour
fioura analog at I p. in. yeBiaraa7
. RECEIPTS CARS.
Cattle. Hoaa. Sbeap. rlVe.
C If. A SL F 17
Hlsaoert Pacific.... IS
Union Paclflo 3S
CAN. W.. wait.. 1
C, .?., X.aO..
C. B. J., aaat.. 1
C, B & Q , wast. . 2S
C, R. I. P., west 1 J
Illinois Central ... . 1
Chleace, O. W.... I
Total receipts.. 1,1
IS.SS: h-ary. II o.s 1 ; pic, $;,7S(,
t.:t; bulk of salra. II IHtlMI.
Sheep and l.amha R.hIpib, 4,100 head;
market atra.ly: fM muttons, I'.SOtr 10. iO;
wethera. g.oor,.fl; evrrs, I7.7&4J ,.5,;
lamoe, sj i.2fejf 13.00.
Cattla. Hot. Sheep.
Morris Co 2 l.lti J.m
swtn co i , ;. . ;.M7
Cidahy Pkf. Co.... l.a 1"' '
Arniour A Co 1,W I.T7J .
Sena-arts Co "
J. w. Murphy .... 76
Lincoln Pkf. Co. . . . T
S. Omaha Pk. Co. 1 ....
Swift. Denver ....
Xennlncer Oliver.. 110
Benton, Van S. L. ' 102 ....
Hill Son 235
F. B. Lewla t 14! ....
J. B. Root aj Co 171 ..... ....
J. H. Bulla S ....
Ttoaanatock Bros, ... 207 .
F. O. Kalian
Werth. len.... 22 ,
H. F. Hamilton .... II
Salltvan Broa. ,a
Rolhachlld 4k Krabe 21 . ... ....
Me A Kan. Calf Co.. 101
Christie ' ...
niacins - 10
Huffman II ..-
Roth 1 ....
af eyera 17 .... ....
Ilaker .7 II ....
Banner Broa. ..... . 17
John Harvey .117 .... ....
Dennla A Krencla. . . . II .... ....
Jenaea A Longran.. . Ill " .... ....
Uter buyers Ill ...... 1.741
1 TotaJa 7.112 7.M1 11.114
Cattle lUcelpU vara large thla mnrnlni,
III earn betas reported In. The market waa
fairly active under the Influence of a rood
baying dsmaad and the bit and of the re.
celpta changed handa In good sssson In the
morning. Prlcaa ware ateady to atrong aa
compared with yesterday, there being flattie
hare good enough to bring 111.11.
- BEEF STEERS.
He. Ar. Pr. No.
4 Ill l II II.
II 4. Ill
t II '
.1011 I 19
1111 I II
, Ar. Pr.
... 114 17 II
... Ill 7 41
.. Ill I 10
..1041 I 71
,, III I 10
,,1171 I 10
.,1177 I 71
' . HEIFERS.
I........ Ill I 71- -II..- 741 II
;...... ..i5i si it us i it
17 164 I II I ., 711 So
:f. V- CALVES.
1. ....... 411 I II , I Ill I II
7....:... 401 I 71 I. Ill T
1.'. Ill II I Ill II
Hoge Chicago bad a ran of aomettilng
Ilka 71,400 bead, and other river polnla
were falrty well eupplled. ao that while the
local offarluga were light, prlcaa allowed a
downward tendency, In aympatny with
braaka eleewhore. Bhtppera took about their
uonal duets, paying prlcaa that were gen
erality ateady early, and later getting noma
k..ga that looked aa much aa lo lower.
Packer! got atarted fairly early, but the
movement waa never ysry active. Prlcea
were spotted, but when It waa all aaid and
dona calling the market fully Ic lower
covered It. Some hoge aold early about ec
lower, but at the aame time buyera were
bidding a dim or ao lower on many ether
drove, and aueeeeded In buying tome hogs
that ware nearly 10c lower. Tha clone waa
like yeattrdey In that It waa more active
than any other time, and late prlcea were
II anything a Utile better on deilrable klnda,
cloning galea being called no mora than
ao lower, and In apota ateady.
Bulk of the aalet waa made at ll llt
1.10; about a niokel below yetterday'a
prlcea. There waa a aprinkling aa high aa
119.11, with an extreme top of I10.H, and
?ulto a ecatterlng of llghta aold' down to
l.il and under. Quality waa at. a general
thing better than yeatorday, but weighty
kvaga war again comparatively tea roe. - -
II I II
... I II
111 I II
... II II
No: At. Sh. Pr.
II. .Ill 140 II 10
SI..1I4 ... I 70
It. .101 ... I 10
St. .Ill ... I 10
40.. 144 .., 10 01
19. .211 ... 10 16.
:,....'".'. .. , pias. .
II. .Ill ... I II . 81. .147 ... I II
Sheep ThO lergtet run of theep and
lamba here alnce tha early part of Decem
ber thawed up thlt morning, arrlvale being
eotlmeted at aeventy-nlne loada, or 10,900
head. Thla anakea up for tha llghtneaa of
yeatarday'a recetpta, the two daya' total
being the largest elnea three weeka ago.
ohTerlnaa having bean 23,111 bead. aa
tgalnal 11,233 laat week, 11,111 two weeka
' ago and 17,101 laat year. 1
There waa little) doing on lamba until
well along in the forenoon. With auch a
- big aupply early plda were made on a 114)
JSC lower basil, while sellers atarted out
pricing their holdlnga nearly tteady. To
ward! noon a oompromlae waa effected, and
when movement eventually atarted tt waa
at prlcea that were anyway looilc and
. ta tha majority of caeea Uc below yester
day. Bulk of the deelrable. lamba aold
; upwards from 111.00. quite a showing of
the neat ttuff reaching 111.!!. ,
Quite a aupply of ewea waa here, but
prtree held about ateady. Moat of the
offoringa were of Juat a fair aort and notli-
- Ing real toppy ' waa offered. Beat here
atoppad at ll.ll. Feedera were In small
aupply. , One load of lamba that had been
on feed hut which carried little flesh and
vat of very good quality told to a feeder
buyer at lll.lt.
Quotation! on Sheep and laimbe Lamba,
good to choice, tll.00ljllll.3ii lamba, fair
to good, llt.4ltfl!.90; lambs, clipped.
114.71011. Jl; lambs, feedera, Ill.OOUUMO;
yearlings, good to choice, 111.00(311.71;
yearlings, fair to good, IIO.OOOU.OO; weth
ara, fair to choloe. 11.00 0 10.311 ewea, good
to choice, M-I0OI.40;. owes, fair to good.
7.U01 10: ewes, plain to culls, li.SOljl.ai:
ewea, xoeaiog, se.evssi.se.
12 Colorado feeding lambs..
S3! feeder lamba -
. 71 Colorado ewea
!l fed lamba ....
122 fed Umbo ....
'121 fed lamba
.. 71 l! Ii
,.74 13 II
..105 I no
II II! 10
.71 II li
.71. II II
Cbty Live stack Market.
Xanana City, Jan. I Cattle Rerelpla, 10,
000 bead;' market ateady to atrong; prima
fed steers, lie.i0cyll.tc-; dressed beef ileers.
$1,049)11.49; western Blears, 7.iOM0.7i;
.oowa, Ii.2ifl.i0; heifers, li.ooaj lO.fiO:
i atockera and feeders, I9.ii4jrl.il; bulla, lt.10
7.M; calves, 4.1011.10.
Hoga Receipts, 11,000 head; market,
, lower; bulk of aalee. 11.71010.40; heavy,
110.304)10.41; paekera and butchers. $10,004)
11.41; light, ll.404yiO.IO; plga. It.ltef 1.21.
Sheep and Lamba Recelpta. 0,000 head;
market lower; sheep 10011a higher; lamba,
Ill.7i01l.44; yearllngt. 111.99012.10; Wern
ers, l.7i01.4; ewee, ll.OO0l.li. (
St Lenla Uve sXeek Market. '
Sf. Loots - Mo., Jan. I- Cattle aiecelpta.
1.209 head: merkee. ateady; native beef
ateera, sr. env it.ee; yearling steers and helf
: : era, II lotll.t: rows, li.1901.19; slorkers
and .feedera, i. 2007.74: prime aouthern
aeec steers, sa.eovs.ee; near cowt and helf.
f are. 14.2107. 10: prime ycarllna ateera an
helfaray ll.iO0l.OD; patlvo oalvea, 14.000
Hoga -Recelpta, '14.100 head: market.
lower; tlghta I1I.OO01O.II alga. 17.640
I.Ji: mlaed aad buteKava.? to.9i0io.4&;
gooa aaavy. j,i.trii.M.. RejK.: .aio,lon
16.40. a !,- .' V .
rtheep P. ts, ' 1.10g ' head: market
Ji eery; . lamb Lootf uite;. owet, .t.09tf
- ' Man Ci- Un Mavtk Market "i
, ' ug City, 1 . Jan. . I. J-Cattlo Recelpta,
S e aaadi mat. it for klllera, lee lower
S(..era ateady: bevf eteara. ll.2i0ie.7l;
nMrc-aera, f7.oavf.e: Eat rows ana neirere
lh.Jkei.09: eannern. 14.2401:10; ateckora
and. feedera. 19.1104.40; calves. l9.990l.iO:
bulla, stage, etc.. 11.907.99; feeding, oowa
r ana Belters, sa;aem. ,..- i
Ho4PM-lieceipta, i.loo'iiaaiti market alow
: iteaaty; light, II.4I0I.7I; mixed, l.70
I IIHAtlO LIVE NTIK'K MARKET.
tatlle Ulead), Hoge Weak and 10 I .ewer,
Chicago, .Ian. !. ratl!- Recelpta. Sl.nnn
nean; marKel, steady; native beef rattle.
17.24011.40: western aleere. I7.2itt10.00:
atorkera and feedera, li.264V9.2i: cows and
neirere. 94. 2i 10.00: calvea, 19.00012.00.
Hoga Recelpla, 72. nan head; market,
weak: 10c under Saturday'a average: hulk
of aalea, lliorrio.li; light, ll.4O0l1f.U;
miaea. t 704.10 40; heavy. Il.l0lia.4i:
rough. 11.90010.00: plga. 7.iOA..14.
rtheep and limba Recelpta, 21.000 head:
market firm: wethera. 19.16010.24: ewee
9M0I.IO; Israba, 11 1.3it 13.40. .
St Joseph Uvo ntock Market.
St. Joaeoh. Mo Jan. 2. Cattle Herein,!
1.300 head; market 10c higher; ateera, 7.00
012.4)0; rows and helfera. l4.4fleslo.AO:
oalvea, 14.000 1 1.60,
Hoge Recelpta, 4,090 head: mark.) la
loe lower; top, 110.44; bulk of aalea, 19.700
Sheep and Lamba Receipts, 3.900 head;
market atrong; lamba, 113.100 12.40; owes.
live Stack la Sight
Receipts of live stock at the five prlncl.
pa' western marketa yeaterday:
t .... Cattle. .Hoga,
South Omaha 7.60ft 7.600
Sioux City.. 2,400 4,200
St. fuia 6,200 ,14,000
Chicago (-,.,. ,1 000 72.000
Kanaaa City. ...a. ,.10.000 , 16,000
.21,101 112,700 21,100
New Tork, Jan. 2. Coffee The market
for coffee futures wsa more active today,
with the price movement irregular. There
seemed to be oovorlng by near month ahorta
owing to the uncertainties of the shipping
situation and rather vague rumora that an
Import duty might be placed upon coffee.
Soma of the people buying the near drllv
erlea were aellera of later montha and the
opening waa 3 points higher to I points
lower. March told up to 1.96a or 17 points
net nigner oerore ine ana of the morning,
while September advanced to 9.19c. or 4
potnta above Ibe clone of laat Friday, but
prlcaa eaaed off later under acettered realis
ing, which came largely from Wall street
sources. The ulose waa Irregular, net 7
polnta higher la I potnta loveer. Part of the
buolneae waa In the way of exchangee from
near to late montha. January, 1.49c; Feb
ruary, a. fee; atarcn. 9.99c; April, I. lie;
Hay. I. lee: June. I.94e: July. 1.44c: Auenat
'9.02c; September. 9.94c: October. 9.14c: Nn.
vemoer, v.jioj ijecemoer, s.tlo. Bpot coffee,
Irregular; Rio 7s, 4140; Santos, 4s, llfte.
Few fresh offers were renorted In the me,
and freight market A sale of well deecrlbed
Samoa 4a la aald to have been mado lata
laat week at 10HC American credits. Santos
la and 4a were quoted today at 10.90c, Lon
don credits. Tha official cablet reported no
change In the primary market except for
Santoa futurea, which were unchanged to- 71
rela lower. Santoa cleared 11,000 baga for
GRAIN AND PRODUCE
Action Stimulates Cash Grain
Market and General Adv
vance in Prices Results.
CORN IS VERY ACTIVE
Omaha. January 2, 1917.
Th caah grain Kuatlon was very active
today and an exrtllent demand tor all
rereala Inrr.tA ft spneral advance In prlee.
Wheal led In tho advanno with a gain of
The rom market wan exeetlent and while
reeetpu of (he lat three rtnyn were piled
on the tabtee the tradera had little trouble
In Belling their amplea at prlrea to from l
to 2r htujher, T-llow torn held the lead aa
a premium article and aold from &c to
above the white.
The demand for oat waa aluo very good
and the bulk of the aamplei. whlh graded
No. I white, aold at whllo tha No.
4 whlta sold at 62r.
Clearanrea were: Wheal and flour equal
to 3,403,000 bu.: corn, 311,000 bu.; oata.
Liverpool eloao: ' Wneat and com. un
Primary wheat recelpta were l,l.i.nno nu.
and uhlpmenta 711,000 bu., againat recelpta
of 1, 1111,000 bu. and ihlpmenta of 1,130,000
bu. laat year.
Primary corn rat Ipta wera 1,4tT,000 bu.
and uhlpmenta ftt,,000 bu., againat recelpta
of 1,11,000 bu. and ahlpmenta of 66.009 bu.
Primary oata rorelpta were 7t0,00A bu.
and hl omenta 482.000 bu., againat recelpu
of 1,091,000 bu, and ahfpmenu of 711,000 bu.
laat year, t
Wheat. Corn. Oata.
New Tork. Jan. 1 Metala Tarl if ma
1.t. Spelter, dull ) apot, Kaat St. Loula de
livery, ,7. copper, dull; elect rolytir.
flrat, Mcond and third auartara. In kam
11.(0. nominal. Iron, Arm: No. 1 northern.
f at.vfsfas,v: no, a. l.l.DDaii nn- No t
eouthern, MtJOJO OO; No, t, l2t.00O3t.60.
Tin, strong: Dot. I42.SIA4I.0O.
At Juondon -CopDar: Hoot. HIS uta? fit.
turaa, not quored; electrolytic, 1146, Tim
opoi, tiia, aa ruiurea. tin, igaad. iao ibm.
opeitor, tog lua.
CntUm Markot. .
New Tork,- Jan. t.Cottori PiitnfM
openoa aieaay; January none; March,
U.4Boi May, 17. 6 In; July, It.ttto; October,
The cotton market today cloned ateady at
ft net gain of 21 to 2tl polnta.
i ion ruiurea c oaed itexlv; Jimupt
lT.Onc; March. 17.iSn: Julv. 17.!Tp: net Ah
lt.ttc. Hpot cotton ateady; middling up-
iripn, h.ido, oaiea, 1 0,300 balea.
IjlVerpool. Jan. l.-CottaaMnat. itsg
rood middling, lO.lte; middling, 10.77o; low
uiiuaung, iv.tia; aaiag, ,voo balaa.
New York. Jan. I.RosarRaw. sttarlv
centrifugal, l.27o; molaaaea, 4.40c, He fined.
ony. i pninta lower; cut loar, 7,0c;
oruahed. f.7io: mould "A." 7.is: i-uhm
7.2; XXXX, powdered, f.tOc; powdered,
.nu, nn aranuiaiea. 1. live; diamond a,
1.7 to, oonfectieHera' A. I.fl&ei No. 1. a cAe
Kuturea ware active and Arm on covering
mm waiiereo ouying lor eutaiao account,
prornpted by the Rrmnaaa of the aoot mar.
ket. At noon prlcea were 1 to 10 polnU
Kva prated Apple aad Dried Fmlta,
New York. Jan. t. BvanorattMl Annleatu
Dull: fancy, lfrtc; choice, 7HMc; prime,
Dried Frulta rrunea steady ! Caiifomiaai
It 11c; Oregone. ttia. Apricots, firm;
choice, 17c, eitrs choice, 17Sicj fancy. Ho.
Peaches, firm; choice. ct eitra choloe,
fancy, llc. Raielne. quiet; choice
to fancy seeded. ItflOc: seed leu. lSMitun!
London layers, 11.10. .
Oil and Konln.
BaVSnnah. Oa.. Jan. 1 Turnatnl Inai VIs-wm
5SUt2Uc: aalea. 3I& hhl ; FlntB dan
shipments, SIO; stock 23,140, '
Hosinnrm; aaies, 1. zsi bbis.; receipt ,
1.IS0; ahlpmenU, 6.366; stock, 02,374,
Quote: A, B. C, I, K. F, O, t,20; H, I
IT I III. II la a,. .l Taa ... .L.
4aa,.i, r, f.ojajD, H, fD,: Pa. ,,: W U,
$7.00; WW, $7.86. '
HL Louis Grain Market. '
St. 7.0U.S. Jan. I. Wheat No. 1 red
Il.t201.t4: No. S hard. tl.tO: II v. ti.iou:
July. 1.44. -
corn no. t, Ftuc: no. I wh lie. IIUe
May, 6Hc; July, i4Hc. "
. utu-Ho, i, io; no. I white, 6&ttc.
' Dry floods Market.
New York. Jan. 2. ('niton aoods were
steady today on light trading. Yarns wero
eaaier. Mens wear openings attracted
many buyers. Sitka wore In fair riemunfl
Jobber ware active In shipping goods on,
New Year Opeaa with Substantial OaUi la
w ar and Heialeoi Hhai-es. , .
Money 4 per cent.
Dlecount Rates Short and three months.
tmH ptr cent.
leoniina Stock Market. ' '
ltndon, Jan. I.AinerlcMii aecurlttea wer
qulit. awaiting a lead from Wall at reel on
the stock exchange here today.
silver Har, as Ha Pr ounce.
Omaha . 1 . , . ,
St. Louis ,,,,
Winnipeg , ,
, , 492
These sales were reported today:
Wheat No. 1 hard winter: 1 ear, $1.27.
No. 2 hard winter: t care, IMS'; I care,
1. M; 2 cars, No. 2 hard winter:
1 cars, 21 M; t rare, 11. 16: 11 cars, $1.26;
t can, 91.24-4; t cars, 11. M; 3 cars, 21. AJ,;
2 cars, $1,82. No. 4 hard winter: 1 car,
$1.26; I car, $1.12; t earn. $1. 21; 1 car, $1.20:
1 cara, $1.72; 1 car, $1.77. Sample bard
wlnterr 21 car, $1.77; 2-1 car. $1.70; 1 car,
$1.76. Sample spring: Part car, $1.21. No.
2 durum: 1 car, $1.72; 1 car, $1.7t; No. 2
durum: 1 car, $1.7: 1' car, 21.76. No. 2
mixed: I ears. $1.14; 1 car, 21.74; 1 car,
$1.764; I oars, $1.76;. I cara, $1.74. No. 4
mixed: 1 car, $1.22; 1 car, $1.21; 1 oar,
$1.20; 1 oar, $l.Tt; 1 car, 21-72: ears, $1.72;
1 car, $1.72; 1 car, $1.16. Sample mixed:
Part car. 21.40.
Rye No. 2; 1 car. $1.14H; 1 ear, $1.24
1 car, $1.22. No. 2: 1 car, $1.24; 1 oar,
$1.23: 1 car, $1.22; 1 car, $1.32. Sample
1 car. $1.90.
Barley No. 2:1 car, $1.16. No. 2: 1
ear, $1.00, No. 1 feed : 1 oar, 1 6c. Re
jected: 1 car, 92o. Sample: 1 car, tic.
Corn No, 1 .white: 1 car, 21c; 1 car,
224io. No. 3 while: 1 car, 89e: I cars.
92c; 1 car, c. No. 4 white: 1 car,
Rtc. No. ,9 yellow: 9 ears, 8944c; 2 cars,
99c. No. 9 yellow: t cars, 8c; 10 cars,
28c; 1 car, tHe, No. 4 yellow: 2 cars,
18 He. No. yellow: 1 car, tlfte. No. 2
mixed; 2 cars, 2 2 c. No. 2 mixed : 4
oars. c: 11 cars, 88 Sir: I cars, SHUo.
No. i mixed: 6 oars, 92c; 9 cars, 8744c.
Sample mixed: 1 car (wheat mlxAti), bhc,
Oat Standard: 1 car, 62c; 1 car, 62c.
No. 2 white: 22 cars, 62 He. No. 4 white:
2 care, (2c. Sample white: 1 car, 61 He
Omaha Caen Prices Wheat: No. 2 hard,
91.lf.Ol.H6; No. 9 hard, $1.21 H 182; No.
4 hard, $1.7701.86; No. 9 spring, $1.2201.88;
No. 2 spring, $1.78 1,86; No. 2 durum.
$1.7601.71; No. 9 durum, $1.74e1.7f. Corn:
No, 2 white, 8Mte. No, 2 white. 28
OtlS Ho; No. 4 White, 27 4? 88c: Nn. 6
white, 87Uai7c; No. i white, 27027c
No. 2 yellow, 8t8tHo; No. 9 yellow, 88 HO
82c; No. 4 yellow, 888Bc; No. 6 yellow,
87H 0 88Ua: No. yellow. 27U088Uo: No.
2 mixed, 28e824ia; No. 2 mixed. 88 U 4
2SHc; No. 4 mixed, 27H088c; No. 6 mixed.
Ti7; No. I mixed, BT4?i74c. oata
No, 2 white, t2 0 634c; standard, 62AfvG3c
No. 2 white, t262a; No. 4 white, 619
62c. Barley: Malting, $1.0601.16; No. 1
leeo, aopfoc, Kyei'JNo, l, sH-aaVi-St i no.
Omaha lWdree Market,
Locs) range of options:
Art, OpsnTj High. I Low, I Close. Sat
Wht. " "1
May t Tt 1 19 172 1 7t "2
July 1 29 1 42 139 1 4 1364
Sept, 1 21 1 $0 lit I 1 90
May tt tl It tl It
July II 99 19 j It 27
Oata ,1 1
May I 62 ' 511 I 2 61
Chicago cloalnff prices, furnished The Bee
oy utgwn uryan, stock and grain brokers,
311 South Sixteenth street, Omaha:
Art. Open. Hlf hTf LowT Close. Sat
Wht. I ' I
May 1 ft. 1 91 1TI 1 20 174
July 1 44 1 47 142 1 46 141
May ( 1 tt! I6 I3 t& 12
July 931 94 99 t4 13
May 64 96 (4 66 63
July tl 62 61 62 61
Jan. 27 06 37 06 7 06 27 06 37 00
May 29 63 36 71 2$ 92 39 67 31 60
Jan. 16 13 16 23 16 Of 16 07 16 30
May II 47 16 20 16 97 16 67 16 76
Jan. II 76 13 30 13 72 13 71. 12 73
May 14 17 14 37 14 17 14 30 14 30
CHICAGO GRAIN AND PROVISIONS,
Chicago, Jan. I. Soaring prices In. the
wheat market today resulted chiefly from
the war-like answer which the entente alllea
made on Saturday to the peace offer from
Berlin. After an extreme ascent or 7c a
buuhel, the market cloaed unsettled, 60 to
6c not higher, with May at 91. Tt to
91.10. and July at 91.46 to $1.48.
Corn gained lo to 2c, oata le 1o -Ho.
Provisions flnlahod at a range varying from
22o decline to a rlae of 7c.
Kxi'itement was man 1 teat at me opening
of bUBlnese In the wheat pit, and thero were
gains right at the start running all the way
from lc to 4a a hushel. Ruahes to buy and
scarcity of offerings formed I he .order of the
day until holders were tempted by chances
to realise Immediate proflta of to to 7c.
...4. ": aawfl "iaa
Buy Shares in
Alfalfa Butter Companr
s; $100.00 Each
; Pays 7Vz Per Cent Net.
.?$ -l . ... , ;J i t. '
& ii!iS us bow regltrding ,inTestment
I ALFALFA BUTTER CO. ,
Cor. 11th St land Capitol At. J J
1 1 1
v'.j Omaha, Neb.
Ki'fn under such clrrumstances, however,
prniteure to eel) was none too eagr o gen
eral waa th" agreement of traders that the
outlook appeared alight at present for a
caseation of hoettlltte In Hurope1.
Dlmlritrmlng eupplteit In the Unttd Ktatea
tended further to stimulate ttenllment favor
ing the bull aide of the wheat market, and
ao llkewlne did optimistic meaaagee from
the seebosrd referring to Imprpved rondt
tlons u to enlargement In the number of
ocean vessels available and to the Hearing
up of the railroad freight carrying difficul
ties. On the other hand, a disturbing ele
ment (ate in the day waa the circulation of
rumors that Germ any noon would attempt
to blockade tho HritiHh Is lea with a fleet or
Corn roae with wheat. Besides r-relpts
were tight and there were eigne of a demand
for export ahtpmenls by way of the Uulf of
Mexico. Oats readily followed the upward
course of other cereal. Houses with east
ern connections. were conxplclous buyers.
Heavy deliveries on January contracts
Heomcd to weigh down the price of lard.
Pork and ribs, however, were In good re
quest, and continued to hold firm.
Chicago ranti Price Wheat; No. 2 red.
nominal; No. 3 red, $l.82inl.S6 : No. 2 hard
$I.N71. '4; No. 3 hard. II. M 1.86
Corn; No. 2 yellow. .l j 94 fcc; No. 4 yel
low. l4r92c; No. 4 white. 91492e. Oata: 1
No. 2 white, Mt64Hc; standard, 644y66c.
Rye: No. 2, nominal: No. 3. $1.36. Barley1
8Bc4$t.26. Seeds: Timothy. $3. iBSti 60-
clover, $l2.00tyl7.00. Provisions: Pork'
$38.10: lard. !.-',: ribs. 913.1 2 ff 13.7: .
Ru tier Recelpta, 3.223 tuba; creamery, 22
0 atr-. -
Kggx Steady: receipts, 2.020 vaaea; firsts,
40Mle; ordinary flmta, 364y36c; at mark,
caxes Included, 3: fit Or.
I'o tat net. Higher; receipts. 30 rars; Colo
ratio, Oregon, Washington and Idaho, white.
II SO ! .; Michigan, white, l.04j. 1.I&,
Wlaconsin, white, 1.7itl.S3.
Poultry Live, higher; fowls, 16412c:
springs, ltc; turkeys. X3r.
NKW YORK t.KNKKAL MARKET.
Quotations of the Day on Various I leading
New Tork,. Jan. 3. Plour Firmer: spring
patents. 98. tOOt. 30; winter patents, 98. 404
8.06: winter straights, 98.I64JI.40; Kaifaaa
Wheat Spot, atrong; No. 2 hard. 92.03;
No. 1 northern. Iwluth, $2.09; No. 1 north
ern, Manitoba, 91. im. t o. b., New Tork.
Corn-8not, firm; No. . 3 yellow, 91.06.
c. I. f.. New York. ...
Oats Spot, firm; standsrd. 61tfS2c.
Hay Quiet; No. 1. $1.001.06; N. 2, t6
97c; No. 3, 86t0c; shipping, Itt&nOe,
Hops Steady: atate. common to choice,
Ittn, 46t960c; 1016. 814c; Pacific coast,
1016, 11014c; 1116, St lie.
Hides Stesdy ; Bogota, 42c ; Central
treat her Firm; hemlock firsts, 67c: sec
Frorlsions Fork, unsettled; mess., ins. 00
3:. 6ft; family. 9SO.00t932.0O; fhort clear,
9-11. 0014. 00. Beef, eteacly: mess. $28.00
J J. fl) ; turn 1 1 j, 2i..60 4y7.0O. Lard, weak:
middle Weat. 115.404(15. &0.
Tallow Quiet; .-Ity, lie; country, IIV4O
11 He; npeclal. 11 He.
Butter Unnettlei ; recelpte. 6.141 tuba;
creamery.- 41 4 49 42c; ilrsu, 27640c; sec
onds, 3S 36 c.
Kggs- Steady; rereipU. 6. 514 caeee; fresh
gathered, extra drain. 4 (ft 9c; firsts, 4 to
47r; refrigerator, special marks, fancy,
36r; seconds to firsts. 34436c.
Cheese Irregular; recelpta, 611) bote ;
state, held, spm-lala, 2t24c; same, aver
JMte fancy, 23 4 24c.
Poultry Live, weak : no prices settled.
Dressed, unchanged; chickens. 18 427c;
fowls, 15tiy33c; turkeys. 18j34c.
Liverpool Grain Market.
Liverpool, Jan. 2. Wheat Spot. Xo. 1
northern eprlng 17s, 8d; No. 3 hard winter,
17a. 4d.; No. 1 Manitoba (old) 18s, Id: No.
3 old 17s, 10d; No. 3 old, 17s, 8d; No. 3
new. 17a, Id.
Com Spot, American mixed (new) 13s,
Flour Winter patents, 47s.
Hops In London: Pacific coast, 14, Us
to 6. Us.
Omaha Hay Market.
Omaha. Dec. 28. Prairie Hay Choice up
land, $11.60912.00; No. 1, $10.6011.00-,
No. 2, $9.00010.00; No, 3, $8.0008.00; choice
midland, $11.00; No. 1, 910.001O.G0l No.
ta hflai to va 9 xt ftira n.ao: cnun
lowland. 92 000140; No. 1. 9S H.0S.so; .m
2. 97.00 0 8.00; No. 3. $6.0007.00.
Alfalfa Choice. $17.00 17.60r No I.
916. &0 16.60; standard. 914O0lVlu: N".
2, 912 60013.60; No. 3. 910.60&11 .60.
Straw Oat. 97.0007.60: wheal. 9t OVtf
Kansas City tieBerml Market.
Kanaaa City, Jan. 3. Wheat No. 2 hard.
91.831.88: No. 2 red. $1.8301.83; May,
$1.7701.77; July. $1.43 01.43.
Corn No. S mixed, 91tlc; No. 3
white. tl0t2c; No. 2 yellow, 9l0t:c;
May, t2c; July. t2 0 82c.
Oats No. 3 white, 64066c; No. 9 mixed,
Butter Creamery. 41c: firsts. 39c; ?c-
ondH, 37 c; packing, 28c. i
Kgga firsts, 11c.
Pou I try Hens, 19 c ; roosters, Jt,: c ;
Minneapolis, Grain Market.
Minneapolis, Jan. 2. Wheal May, $M.H
01.8&: July, $1.77. Cash: No. 1 hard.
$1 Hit 01.93: No. 1 northern, $1.2.0
1.88; No. 2 northern. $1.8001.87.
Corn No. 3 yellow, 8H90c. f
Oats No. 2 white.. 61062C .
Klaxaeed 92.813.88. 't
Flour Fancy patenta advanced lc,
quoted at $9.40. Other grades unchanged.
Barley lc0$l. 13. ,
Unusually Great Economies Offered Buyers in
H.ps;n'S' January Sales
A LL the odd lots and broken lines which inventory has revealed, and in many cases com
plete stocks of choice winter merchandise, are marked for quick clearance at less than
the actual factory cost of the goods today. Only a few of the splendid values here men
tioned. You will find hundreds of others equally attractive, displayed throughout this store.
AH Men's and Young Men's
Fancy Winter Suits
All Men's and Young Men's
Hart Schaffner & Marx
And other high grade makes, all
new, fall 1916, merchandise, and
every garment fully guaranteed.
Suits, that sold from $20.00 to $40.00 Overcoats, that sold from $25.00 to $40.00
In Women's Suit Section
" Sacond Floor.
Gowns, Dancing Frocks
'' ' and Dresses
Splendid assortment for your
, Selection now .
. e. ww..eeeeeeeeeeeeee.
In Women's Suit Sertion
All Women's and
Misses' Cloth Coats and
All Children's Coats
Jfl This Great Sale at
In Women's Suit Section
All Our Furs
at 1-3 Off
All Plush Coats
at 14 Off
In Women's Suit Section
Over 100 Suite
That sold at $15.00 up
, to $175 priced at
$6.95, $10, $19, $29,
$39 and $69.
Remarkable Clearance Sale Pricings on All Odd Pieces and Broken Lines of Silks and
I Velvets, to Make Room for Nw Spring Stocks
40-Inch Brocaded Poplins, worth $4.50. ...
40-Inch Novelty Crepe de Chine, worth $3.50 . . .
40-Inch Printed French Charmeuse, worth $2.98
40-Inch Imp. French Net Crepes, worth $3.50.
36-Inch Chiffon Taffetas, worth $1.25
36-Inch Satin Striped Taffeta, worth $1.50
36-Inch Striped Messalines, worth $1.25
36-Inch Satin Striped Poplins, worth $1.50. . . . ,
Imported Swiss Charmeuse, worth $1.25...
27-Inch All-Silk Messalines, worth $1.00...
24-Inch Tourist Fancy Silk, worth $1.25. . .
26-Inch Fancy Messalines, worth $1.00
40-Inch Satin de Luxe, worth $1.75
42-Inch Satin Crepe Meteor, worth $1.75
36-Inch Satin Striped Chiffon Taffeta, worth $1.50
86-Inch French Satin Plaids, worth $1.75 .
36-Inch Print Wash Chiffon Taffeta, worth $2.00
40-Inch All-Silk Canton Crepes, worth $2.00
40-Inch Black Chiffon Taffetas, worth $2.00
36-Inch Black Dress Satin, worth $1.50. . ......
27-Inch Roman Striped Novelty, worth $1.00
22-Inch Bulgarian Novelties, worth $1.50
20-Inch Novelty Striped Velvet, worth $1.98
Waist lengths, Skirt lengths and Dress lengths, in some cases the lots are small and not every color; taken all
through, these lots are wonderful bargains. Come early and get your choice, as the best always sell first.
Many. Special Offerings
Wednesday in Our Busy
ANNEX SALES ROOM.
Unbleached, 2 14 yards wide
Sheeting, yard . ... .23'4t
Bleached, 2 yards wide,
Sheeting, yard 23Vt
Bleached, 42-In. Pillow Tub
ing, strong, sturdy cotton,
BleaJied Muslin and Cam
bric, in remnant lengths, at,
yard .; 5t
Nainsook, fine quality, for
undermuslins, yard... .JV
Nainsook, boxed, 10-yard
pieces, fine quality ; the box,
Longcloth, 10 yards to the
piece, fine grade, the piece,
for , $1.19 ;
Bath Towels, fringed, small ;
size, each 3'2t
Bath and Huck Towels, ex- ;
cellent values, each . . 7V4 '
Wash Cloths, regular 3c ;
kind, 3 for 5c '
Table Padding, 50 in. wide, !
regular 29c grade, yd. 19c '
White Lawn, 28 to 45 inches :
wide, soiled on selvage; !
worth up to 50c yard, at, the !
yard 10c 1
LINENS, TOWELS, SHEETS AND CASES, BED
SPREADS. DEPENDABLE QUALITY AL-'
WAYS! THIS first of the New Year's
Sales Afford Striking Economies
On Home Keepers' Needs.
Main Linen Department
Table Damask, pure linen,
heavy weight, unbleached, 70
inches vide, at, yard 98c
Table Damask, pure linen,
weighty, silver bleach, 70 inch
es wide, yard. 98c
Tabla Damask, Union linen, dice
Pattern, 68 inches, yard... 59c
able Daraaak, Irish manufac
ture, 70 inches, full bleach, at,
yard , . . .79c
Table Damask, heaviest quality,
for restaurant service, 58 inch
es wide, at, yard 39c
Table Damask, mercerized, 64
inches wide, yard 39c
Table Cloths, all linen, German
manufacture, 68x76, hemmed,
Table Cloths, all linen, 64x64,
scalloped, each $2.25
Tabla Cloth,, satin finish, mer
cerised, 64x64, scalloped, each,
Table Cloths, mercerized, hem
med, 64x72 size, each 79c
Towala, all cotton, soft finish,
absorbent, huck weave, 18x36
size, $1.10 dozen, or, each. . 10c
Towala, half linen, crash tow
els, wonderfully serviceable, at,
Towels, heavy gracje bath tow
els, large size, $2.85 dozen, or,
Towel,, bleached bath towels,
20x42 size, weighty, absorbent,
$1.75 dozen, or, each ..... 18c
Towels, bath towels, red border,
large and heavy, $3.25 dozen,
or, each 29c
Towala, bath towels of medium
size, $1.25 dozen, or, ea., 12M
Towels, Union linen, fine qual
ity huck, 19x38 size, $2.75 doz
en, or, each. 25c
Seamless Sheets, Lockwood
brand, size 81x90, each... 85c
Seamless Sheets, Lockwood
brand, size 81r99, each. . .90c
Seamless Sheets, Lockwood
brand, size 90x99, each.. $1.00
Seamleaa Sheets, Lockwood
brand, size 63x99, each... 85c
Seamleaa Sheets, Belvidere
brand, linen finish, 72x90, each,
for , 75c
Seamleaa Sheets, Belvidere
brand, linen finish, 81x90, each,
Seamleaa Sheets, Belvidere
brand, linen finish, 81x99, each,
for : 85c
Bleached Sheets, Superior
brand, 81x90 size, each 55c
Vulcan brand, seamed, linen fin
ished sheets, 76x90 size, ea. 69c
Pansy brand seamed sheets, 72
x90 size, each 45c
Hammed Pillow Cases, 42 or 45
inch sizes, each 11c
Hemstitched Pillow Cases, 45
inch size, at, each 15c
Beet Spreads, crochet weave,
Marseilles patterns, extra size,
84x96; scallop cut corners, each
Bed Spreads, crochet weave,
fringed, square, large size ; each
Bed Spreads, satin finish, $5.00
spreads, large size, beautiful
patterns, scalloped cut corners,
each , $3.98
Bed Spreads and Bolster Covers
to match, satin finish, Marseil
les designs, scallop and cut cor
ners; the set $3.25
of Wool Dress
Considering the high prices
on wool the values here
Tuesday are extraordinary.
We note only a few of the
special items. x Short lengths
and odd pieces must be
closed out regardless of
100 pieces of Wool Challies,
some all. wool, some half'
wool, neat, floral designs, '
stripes, dots, etc., IP'
59c and 39c values, IOC
75 pieces of all wool Amos
keag Serge and Diagonals,
French Crepes; black and
white checks; all wool Ba-:
tiste, 75c and 85c . JO
values, at HOw
$1.50 54-Inch Suitings and
Coatings, at 68c ';
50 pieces of 54 and 56-inch
Novelty Suitings and Coat
ings, Diagonals, Serges, Ar
mures, fancy plaids and
stripes, former prices, $1.5p
and $2.00; while they CO
last, at.... 00C
f READ THE BIG SPECIAL JANUARY OPENING GROCERY SALE FOR WEDNESDAY.
Invaaca taken, and atacka ta
iceel. $20,000 tnla weak, an tha kizkaat
quality teeela. s
14 LBS. BEST GRANULATED SUGAR
18-lb. aaeka beat hlah rraaV Dtaraetul H
Klonr: buy now aa tha market's, strain
advanein. WEDNESDAY. PER 4S-LB.
SACK ...... S2.10
1 lbs. best White or Yellow Oomnaal !9c
Vibe, beat Boiled White Braakfaat Oat
Baal for ...'...2Sc
fibs, choree' Japan Rise. .. . , . .2ScSoar Pieklea,
Ssanner a lajnoue Macaroni, vermicelli or
Spaghetti, made in . Omaha, bx .Omaha
Jeople; pks ;...;.... i .Vac
t 'cans Oil Sardine for1, ft A . . '. .!... le
1 a 2 ean fane, Sree Sonar 9orn. . 10c
No. S can Earir June Pcu 10c
No. t can Golden Pumpkin, Hominy or
Saner Kraut, for 2Yt
Baker! Shredded Cocoanut, can.... 10c
32-4B. Jar Pvre Fruit Preeervee..
8-o. Jar Pore Strained Honey 30a
Pure Comb Honey, per rack 16c
4 pkn.jK. C Corn Flakea. for.,....2S
4 can Old Dutch Clouucr ...2Sc,
-id. naxeri junacoMie; iy,c
Woreeeter Snc Pickle, eMorted kinds;
or HoraeradUh. bottle .... ,
Sveet Pickle, owl.............
Sour Piekle. quart. . W. .. .10c
Chow Cnow. enact., j. j., , ,, ..... t .15e
Yeast Foam. nks.. .V. . . . . .3c.
The best Tea SifUon, lb ....IJViti
BreakfatCocoa, par lb.t- . . . . .20e
McLaPMi Feaaut Batter, lb..,..12;
Faster Goldea San toe Coffee, a flu drtak,
nerlb C 20c
The Best Creamry Butter, carton or
bulk. lb. -to
The, hMt. atriptlv fresh Eetrs. dos...3Sc
Faney Conntry Creamery Butter. Ik. .Mcj
irsinanv mm -i .tnie miner, id out
r.n Full rMM. Nn York White. Wil-
Crcam Brick Cheese, lb. ......... ..0j
A CARLOAD OF EXTRA FANCY tilGH
TitAND NAVEL ORANGES FOR .
i WEDNESDAY'S SALE
ma. nn 4 Oimiitv. the Pride of,
California, Kissed by the, San. Mooanndj
Stars; wemeeday, a .
26 sise, per donen.v, wi . .
10 ie, per doaen -fv-aoci
li.6 sfse. ner dosen
106 and 13ft size, per dosen. ....... .30
The Vet stable Market of Omaha for the
Fresh - Beets, Carrots, Turnips, Shallots
ot -Radishes, per baneh 4c
Fresh Csbbasre. per lb 4V,c
S Heads Fresh Leaf Lettuce 10c
Fancy Head Lettuce, head TVtc
Old Beet. Carrot. Turnip or Parsnips,
per lk. ayc
Fresh. Parsley, per bunch 5c
Rutabofcas, per lb ...s8Vie
Bermuda Onions, per lb 5c
Roilinv Onions, red, per lb. 3Vsc
Cranberries, per quart 10c
Cucumbers, each 10c and 12 Vic
Pas col Celery, per stalk ,..... .5c
baT V ""FV ! li
pl Try HAY DE N'S 'First pay8r-
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