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THE BEE? OMAHA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1920,
'Market, Financial and industrial News of the Day
UindaJT uUmilt . .
Saroe day laat weak
talua 1 wevka.aco.. 10.761
Sifina I wwki uu., (.lot
roe day yi ajo. 10,6)1
Cattla oii Sheen
Receipts and disposition
ft the Unloa atck yards,
J or !4 houra, ending; at S p, in. December
Cattla Hofs Hheep
f., M. St. ?,.,.
. U abash
V. N. W east..'.
V. dt S. IV., win
C ., HOP., Jf. O
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,'-.. H. & y., wi)t
:'., R. 1. P., east
Chicago Ureat Wottern
30T IT t
VJHJ'UK.TIO.N -HEAD. -Cattla
Mortli Co,.... I8 ll
SwBt at Co 1,234 III
i'uji.hy Packing Co... 1.1 II tut
Armour A Co...,.... J,18 .,871
J. v. Murphy 1,31
Pold Paokln Co..... 00 l,l7
Lincoln Packing Co... Ill
. Omaha Packing Co. 31 .....
Htwlna Packing Co... IB
Kofi man Bros. ......
John Rath ok Sana.,,. x
M rowlcU A Vail .. II
UUs.bera; , io
'"" ,Co Ill
l f. Lewis
i- g Co -14 ..
J. 8. Bull 18 .....
Boimstook Bros. ..... 2SS ...
J51IH Co 1 ..... ,
John Harvey 650 .....
Jaiip.'n 4k Lundgran .. it
Pennla A Franola .... II .
Chselt A Kreba ...... 16
Omaua Packing Co... 17 .....
Miduast Packing Co.. . 14 .....
Bwtrt (Slo City) '. 620
vtntr buyers ....
7,181 , 4,603
Cattle The weak ouena out with a fair
run of cattla, about 11,800 bead, or earns
1,000 mora than wore hern last Mandav.
Viuallty or the offartnga waa (nir and tar
the most part prlcaa ruled ateady with
Friday, or around SOOl-o lownr than at
tht beat Urn laat Thursday. Choice corn
.red ateera aold up to 318.69, but fair to
very good kUda moved alowly at 38.75
.76. Inquiry to cowa and" helfera waa
pot very broad and trade decidedly dreggy,
the fair to good butcher and beef kind
gofng largely at 16.6007.00. There waa
pot much doing tn atockere and feeders,
out prlcea were practically in the same
notchea aa toward thej latter part of laat 4
Quotation on cattlei Fair to good
beeves, 8.3Stj10.a; aommon to fair
beeves. $7.008.I5; fair to good yearllnga.
16.0031.60; common to fair yearllnga, 36.60
8.00; choice to prima hetfors, 7 60S.6O:
good to choice heifers, 8.007.85; choice
to prime cowa, 7.O0jT.76; good to choice
cowa, $0.007.00; fair to good tows, $4.76
4J6.00; toivimon to talr cows, 8-i.-iia4..:
good to choice feeders, 7.758.76; fair to
good feedera, I6.f 6t)7.76; common to fair
feedurs, 85.606.60; good to choice stock-
' ra, 3V.60s.60; fair to good atockers, 36.1
7.50; common to. fair atockera, 5.00
6 60; stock helfera, I4.ISQ6.76; stock cowa,
J4.006.00; veal calves. 7.60ig9 60; bulls
staga, etc., 14.36107.00; good to choice
graaa beevea, 8.00.00j fair to' good i
ocovea, o.ar(6(.'(t); common to ralr
ira beVea, $4.60Q.60; Mexicans, 35.0U
' BBEB" STKERS. i
Av. Pr. No. - Av.
.. 877 ' T 60 23 .131
..1214 8 25 40'. 1121
..104T jeS 60 21 1201
..ll.U 0 75 13 1133
bTJSUKS AND HEIFEH8.
By ALEXANDER DANA NOYES
ClilcagetTliiuaa-Omaha Bee Laaaeal Wlrv.ttlt
New York, Def. 27. Th Closinf
week of the yea beginning today
with no sign either of the money
market commotion which frequently
marks the occasion or of the ag
gressive buying; qf investment tock
and bonds At rising trices, such t
will sometimes precetU the January
interest payments. The Hioney mar
ket was unrurfle, there was no sign
of unusual demand and ratts for
both demand, and time loans re
mained as they stood last week. It
U.now the prevalent conclusion that
the spccial-year-end requirements
have so long been-kept uppermost in
mind throughout all the business of
the banks '.that advance publication
has been, made in a quite unusual de
gree. I M . "
On tha fitcok MQhange today's trans
n iona war barl halt as laree aa on
the. active days of last week or In the
laat woek of December ,t ll or Ills.
Apparently the built of tho buaine done
the1 Wall atreet phrase, were "fi-e.lng for
weak apot In the market. The result
of auch experimental teata was to acloaa
n good deal of underlying strength In the
jnilway shares, but little resisting power
among tha Industrial, aeveral f which
c'ecllned I to I polnta, Thee took,
along with the reat of- the list, moved
in ini In tha final hour. Drobably be.
causa of news that the haldlnKa of dno
nroup et promoters, which wera israiy
overhanging the market, - had been taken
up by banking Interests. In tha end moat
of the Industrials closed abpve the day a
loweat. but at Irregular atul somelimea
ronaiderable net declines.
Uond Market Irregnlr.
vThe -bond market waa extremely Ir
regular, and In some quartera lower.
Wail street appeared tt be oenvlnced
that prlcea ef both bonds and stbcKt
wrra Influenced by sales either "to satah-
l'sh loaaes" for the Income tail, jtr to
raise money needed for other purpoaea.
Insofar as tha eatabllshlngeot i uok hai
been a dominant influaaee, It will Pace
ajrlly cease altogether to operate with
j , Omaha. Dec. 27.
Grain arrivals today were light
considering the amount on hand was
accumulation for a three-day
oeriod. Cash wheat ranged un
Change to 2 or 3 cents lower, the
bulk about 1 to 2 cents off. Corn
was a cent higher to cent lower.
Advance was confined to No 3 yel
low and the market generally was
weaker, Oats were unchanged to
K cent off. No. 3 white unchanged,
t a . i; a
the 'ending of this week. It will lhi
t poale to sea what real and Imme
diate Influence 1s to be exerted by the
prospect of eaaisr money 't4 tha tradi
tional season of reinvestment ,
.- Pradlotloh Is difficult whan on Is dral
ing xrl'.h un Investment situation So mark
edly psychological In eharaotff. for i.h
present, Imagination asema to count for
a good deal more, than tangible realities.
and everyone knowa.that fllianclal Imag
ination Is now as deeply Imbuod with pea
almlsna as It was with unwarranted op-
ilmlam Howard the cloae of 1111. That
Liberty bonda ahould have moved up again
to a level of 1H to I points above last
week's lowift, waa one of the few algna
of the day that the Inveatlnf community
wa looking at both aides ;f the situation.
Optlmlstle o JFutqre.
' Occaaional expert forecasts tn regard X
the conrlng financial year are still con
tributing to the public' Interest in what
It rightly considers an obscure and Per
plexing outlook.- Following Mb, Armour's!
prediction of laat week, that price of goods
In genrl cannot go ratlin lower, and
that revival of hualneaa may some as
suddenly a did the reaction from the
"boom" of a year ago. Judge. Gary now
ueaka for the ateel trade viewpoint, and
Mr, Daniel Uuggenhelra fnom that et the
copper inuunry. ine cnairman or ne
13...... 8QU 7
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ll , S07
io 8 -'
v: t o
- o- e
S 76 33..
5 00 24.,
0 36 3..
a :o 3..
1 20 8..
6 O0 17..,
s ;iecalpta 0 hog
estimated at 7.300
ne,a ateaav with Friday's avaraae
vUh the demand Inactive and dull. Pack-In-;
hoa ty.d sedy to strong wheje ahlp
1 Ins ho.Ts were w?ak. Bulk ol silia
rnnrd f.m JS.7510,10; heat welsht
shipping hogs selitng tor 310.16, the day a
Pr. - No. Av.
g 40 stosi corporation is, as usual, cautious
o 1 I 11 hour nradlRtlna immediate rcaulta. hut he
believes that one "may look forward with
confidence- to marked improvement of
buainaa." This will,, be "perhaps not
so aoon or ao rapidly w we could wish,''
end Judge Gary atlll "reoognlsea danger
In the situation," but he avows himself
"more optltrlntifl In regard tn the future
than at any time during the last al
While this diagnosis if prudently non
rommital aa to time and particulars In
lorcshadowl.ig the future, Mr. Guggenheim
particularisms. He believes that financial
people "are frightened, and to a great
extent unne-eaiarlly and unjustifiably go,"
that the went Is much leas reMlmls'io than
the east; 'that tha reduction of prices
will tajleaae tor investment sums of montv
running Into tha thousands of millions
and that ouroountry. Ilk '.'he England
of a century ago, will as eonaenence,
be willing and able to provide the nec
essary credits -for Europe after financing
our home mterprlaee.
No. 1 hard: I cara, 11.71; 3-6 cars.
.No. I hard: ears, tt lS) T ears. U.8;
S fare (smutty). 11.48; 1 ear (smutty),
tl.111,1 car (atnutty), 11.84.
No. 9 hard) I cara, tl.S; f cnV (smut
tyl,) 11.81; I ears (smutty)), ll63.
Np. 4 hard: 2 cars. 11.11; t cara, 31.63;
I car (smutty), 11.60,
. No. I hardV: 1 car (heavy). 11.17: 2-K
ar. ti lls
Sample-hard; 1 ear, 11.87.
(No. t durum. 1 ear, U S.
Ne. I mixed: 1 car, 11.68; 1 car (durum),
No. t mlgedi 1 ear (durum), 11. ST.
. CORN. " . 1
No. 4 whltei 1 ear, llo, .
No. S white: 1 ear. 17c. '
No. I Fallow: 1 ear, 4e. "
No, 4 yellow: S cara, 10c; 1 ear (hlp
pcr't weights), 80c. '
No. 1 mixed: 1 ear, lie.
No, I mixed: S ears. 8oi i l-t are. 80.
Ho. t mixed:
llo; I. cars.
No. I white: S cars, 4IMo I Cr (ship
par's weights), 45Hc.
No. 4 white: 1 car, 4IHei 1 car, 45o.
l-l ear. 11.41.
V car. 1141.
I cars, 11.48. , ,
7 BABtET. -
1 ear, TOc
S car. Sla.
Rajactedi 1 car. I0oj X caV (musty), SOc.
CHICAQO CAR tOT RECEIPTS.
KANSAS CITT CAB hQT BECEIPT3.
Wheat , ...,.483 462
run 71 78
ST. tOUIS CAR I.OT RECBIPTS.
f Week Toar
. 1 Today " Ago Ago
Wlieat ., 3(1 233 m
Core 1M 161 IJ
Oats 41 1 14
NORTH WE3TERN TAR LOT RECEIPTS
. ' Week
Mlnneapoll 377 f 4(
Duluth Tl 10S
Winnipeg 87S 70S
Warlait tJaTaaailr A (FA VaafAflFA
Wheat1 ... 41171,000 47,278.000 71,419.000
Corn 4,388,000 4,137.000, 1,713.000
Oats ..... 3,161,000 31,861,000 -13,478,000
OMAHA STOCKS (BUSHEL?) -
Today weeit Ago T'arigs
817,000 Sl'i.OOO 3,849,000
304.000 147,000- 2IS.000
OMAHA RECEIPTS AND SHIPMENTS
Receipts . Today Wk. Ago Jr. Ago
19 lie .
i Sheep A rather liberal Monday' run
ef ahcep and lambs ahowed up, about
10.600 head, and the proportion of aged
Block war somewhat larger than usual.
Inquiry for, lambs waa reasonably hrlSrt
and prlcea much "-die same a they were
on last Thursday. -Fair to go. d kinds
going at S1.1B10.S(. Aged atock was
ycry slow In moving as the demand wna
limited and there was lots of It on sa'e:
fair ewes sold around 33.764 4.00 but
movement wae slow throughout and
prlcea unevenly lower. There wan not
much Inquiry for feeder lambs but prices
ahowed no particular change as com
pared with laat week. .
Quotations en sheep: Best fit lambs
JlJ.7IOH.lli medium to good lSrirtis.
I10.6oei0.76i plain 'and heavy lambs,
$8.10010.00; yearlings, S.7(O8.00;
wethers. $4.7804.00; good to choice owes,
$4.0004.80; fair to good lambs. 43.76W
4.00: cull and earner-ewes, ;.002.6:
feeding lambs, SI.00OS.7S; feeding ewe.
$3 HOLS. :r. '
Ay. Pr. No. Av. Pr.
19 10 JO 148 fed 86 10 25
30 IS 32S fed 71 10 SO
10 SS . , .
. Chicago Live (Stock.
Chicago. Dec 17. Cattle Receipts. 1,
0(1 head; beef steers unevenly 2( to 60c
lower. Spota more: top heavies, S1J60;
top yearllnga, $13.00; bulk steers, js.oogi
12.(0; she atock and bulls strong to high-'
jr; hulk cows and heifers, 85.00fi8.0O:
bulls mostly $5.(007.00; calves, steady
packer top, $11.00; new od,! vealers. 812.00
12.60 to outsiders; atockera and feeders
Hogs Receipts, 18,000 head: lights,
SI to 6O0 higher; closing firm: others
mostly 2(0 higher; packing sows steady
to lOo higher; top, lio.80 for light lights;
practical top on lights, 110.76; buik,, 310.00
3.o.eo; pigs 86 to 60c higher; bulk deslr
n K lau-pouna pigs, 810.(tfi)16.76.
Sheep and Lambe Receipts. 10,000;
head; fat lamba and yearlings,' (00 10
$1 higher; choice fed western lambs and
yeSrllga,$12.68; bulk. 111. 7612.60; ma
tured aheap 60c higher; fed western ewes,
16.00; bulk ewes, 34.0004.75; feeders
steady; best feeder lambs, 310.00.
New York Quotations
City Uve (Stock.
.Kansas City, Mo., Ceo., 27. Cattf Re
ceipts, 7,800 head; beef sttere, steady, 5c
lower; early sales, $7.(0010.10; some held
above 811.00; she stock, uneven, mostly
25c higher; choice cows, 3I.00O7.3S; good
u,il,i ft.ivef.vui tnnnni ' nliu (lulls,
steady to atrong; bulk cannera, $3.0003.(0;
feedera, ateady; calves, (0c 81.00 higher;
tob vealers. 811.80. .
Hogs Receipts, 1.100 head'; few earlr
-sales yara traaers, 3tW4do nigher than
Friday's average; closing to packers and
Wrrjipora, 10tjlic higher; early lop, 310.26;
bulk of sales, 88.6SOtO.00; good and choice
fat pigs. S1S.00O10.26.
Sheep and Lamba Receipts. 8,000 head;
lamba, 26 040c higher; yearling. 25c high
er; sheep, strong; bulk fat lambs, 810(00
11.26; top, $11.40; Leal yearlings, $8.75.
v ' Sioux city iiive Stock.
Sioux City, I. "Deo. 27. Hogs Re
ceipts, 2,400; market ateady; 16 -cents
higher: tight, $8,600 t(; mixed, UMW
Cattle Receipts, 1,800; market stcaily.
fed stsara and yearlings. t4.6012.00: f.t
cowa and helfera, $4.60 j! 6.50; canners.
3.00O4.2I: veala, $4.001.60; feeders.
8.60O7.76; common calvea, (4.006.60;
1 Yeedlng cows and heifers, $3.2(06.(0:
f Sheep Recelpta. 626; market steady.
' St, atoseph Uve Stock.
St Joseph, Mo., Deo. -27. Hogs Ra
oelpta, 1,000; 16 960c higher; top. $10.20;
bulk, $8.7610.00. .,
Cattle Recelpta, 1,70; steals, slow.
mostly 2ic lower; oiners steaay to atrong;
ateera, .(0J11.00j- cowa and helfera,
S3.60OS.00; calvea. $5.6003.00; stocttars
, and feeders, $6.5008.00.
Sheep Receipts, 1,000; 26076a higher;
lambs, $10.50011-60: ewes 83.5034.00.
New Tork, Deo. 17. The local market
for raw sugar wae easier today and
prices were lower, declining 1-loc to the
' pasta of 4.$ 1-40 for I'ubaa. rest and
: freight, equalto S.Slo for Centrifugal.
1 . . , n - t . . ,1 . .
" fn port early at 4 He, equal to 6.38c for
Centrifugal, followed by sales of 6,000
baga of Porto Rleos, about due at' 4,31c
for Centrifugal, at which level the mar-
7 kt closed.
Chicago, Pec. 2,. Pote'of')-i?'-v!y;
. receipts 47 carsrrio.-thcrn whit . vlMtf
I1.40OL6S cwt, Idaho rurala, J1.C5.
' .. . . .
Trust building :
A., T. & B. F..:. 80
Baltimore & Ohio 32
Canadian Pacific. 113
N. Y. & H. K....
Erie R. R. ....... 1214
tit. Northern, pfd. 73
Chi. at. Wtstern 74
Illinoip CenrVal .. 86 V4
M.T.K. & T 2
K. O. Southern. . 18V4
Missouri Pacific .. 16 1
"N. Y., N. H. & H. 16
North. Pacific Ry. 78i
Chi. & NW...- 64
Pcnn. R. K...... J)Vt
C R. I. & P....
So. Pao, Co 86 .
Southern Ry 81
C, M. ft St. P.... 26
Vnlon Paclfio ...116H
Am. Car & Fdy...il6',l
Allis-Chalm. Mfg. 27 27
Am. Loca Co....,,7S'i 77
Utd. Alloy Steel ..'28V 2847
Baldwin Loco Wks. 82 '4 80 Vt
Beth. Steel Corp.. 64J, 52
Colo. Fuel & Iron. 2T
Crucible Steel -Co.. 784 74'
Am. Steel Found.. 39 54 28
Lack. Steel Co. ... 49 . 47
Mid. Steel & Ord. SOU 29
Preased Steel Car. 75
Rp. Iron t Steel. (9t4
Railway Stcl Spg. 77
V. S. Steel 78
Aanaconda Cop. ..32 21
Am. Smlt. & Rfg. 36 29
Butte & Sup.Mln. 8 8
Chile Coppr Co.. 9t4
Chlno Copper Co.. 17 17
Calpment & Ariz. 42- 41H
Inspiration Cona. . 28 28
Kennecott Copper.. 15 35
Miami Copper Co. 15 54 16
Nev. Cons. Copper. 8 tli
Ray Cona. Copper. 11 10
Utah Copper Co.. 47
Logan & Bryan, Patea
Low. Close. FrL
79 X0 80
' 83 H
6 8 -S
7 3 ti
62 t ti?4a
114 116 114
116 1164 117
77 ' 78
29 , 36
PRIMARY RECEIPTS AND SHIPMENTS
' Xvm York Coffee.
New Tork, Dec. 27. While no epeclal
change waa reported in Drasil, the mar
ket for coffee futures here waa unsettled
today, with prices lower under scattering
liquidation, part of which came - from
Wall Street sources. Flint JTHtes wen
6 to 10 points lower, with March selling
off to 6,6o and May to 6.76c, or about
11 to 1 points l-alow Friday's closing
figures. There were alight rallies later,
ifcut they were not auatained, inat prices
being approximately tne loweat or tnc
tiny, with the market showing a net de
cline of S to IS points, A good deal o
the business consisted of switch from
near to late months.
- December, S.85o; Jsnuary. B.8tc- March,
6.36c; May, 6.76c; July, 7.09c- Septem
bet. 7.34c; October, 7.44c.
Spot coffee, quiet; Rio 7s, 606c
Santos 4s, 8l0c.
; New York Curb.
The following quotations are furnished
by Logan & Bryan Co:
OS ton Montana
Creason Oold .
Cona. Copper ..,
Cosden Oil ....
Elk Basin ....
Federal Oir ...
GUenrock Oil .,
MSrfltt Oil ..
Midwest Bef. ..
Sems. oil ,
Sapulpa Oil ..
U. S. SteamhlP
.IS 0 16
. 1 1
. 1 1
. 6 0 6
. 7W T
. 1 2
. 10 3
. 10V4 4i 10
. 7 7i
Beet Suaar. . 37
O. & V. I. 8.100
Inter. Corp.. 32
Sum. Tob Co. 70
Cotton Oil J.. 17
Tel. & Tel 95
2 2 2
22 23 23
61 62 63 ,
32. 32 ' 33
17 17 -17
58 (8- 69
26 -25 26
64 , 64 66
i . S
82 (2 .
A"m. Zinc. L. A Sit.
Brklyn. Ritp Trnna.
American Can Co. .
Chan. Motor Car ..
Cent. I.egthor Co . .
Cuba Ca'ne 8u. Co. .
Cal. Pack. Co. ....
Cal Pet Corp. ' . . .
Corn Pts. Rfg Co.
Nat. En. Stamp.
Flak Rub. Co 10 10 10 10
Oencral Elec. Co. .118 117 118 118
itasc vm. ar. wig.
Oen. Motors Co.... 13
Ooodricb Co. 32
Am. H. . Lth. Co 7
Haa. Brkr. Car.. (3
U. S. Ind. AI. Co.. 62
Int. Panef Co..... 44
Inter. Nlfkel .... 12
Inter. N'ckel 44
A1ax Rub. Co. 25
Kelly-Sprlng. Tire 82
Key. Tire A Rub, .. 7
Inter. Merc. War. . 11
Voxwell Motor Co. 8
Vex. Petroleum ..167
Middle States Oil 11
Pure Oil 31
Willys-Over. Co... 6
1'iorce Oil Corn... 10
Pan-Am. P. St T.i.. 73
P'f rce.Ariww Mot 17
P.oyal Dutih Co.. 61
1. S. Rubber Co. 66
Am. Sng. Rft. Co. 88
SineTa'r O. ft R.. 23
r-'cara-Roeouck Co. 91
Strom. Carb. Co.. 28
Pttidtbker Corn.. 42
Tob.- Producta Co. 48
"rrana-Cnn. Oil ,. 6
Texes 'Co 48
1.'. S. F. Pr. Corp. 16
V. S. S.. Ri A M.. 31
White Motor Co.. 83
Wilson Co.. Inc.. 38
Vest. Airbrake ... 82 1
West V.i & Mfg. 41
Am. WoMen Co.. 69
Total sales, 602,000.
Now York Cotton.
New TSt-k, Dec. 27. (Cotton) Cotton
opened quiet, unchanged to 3 points
higher. About the only feature waa a
detnand for January from shorts, which
Imparted . strength early . to - the entire
list after the call, when prices showed
apet gains of 12 to 22- points. .There alsj
waa aome purcnaeee oy Liverpool, wnue
seelllng was scattered. Notices on about
3,000 baits were issue JT
The early advance carried nrlees 1?
flo 30 points net higher, but sagged off
under local and 'Wall Street liquida
tion. . .
New York Metals.
New Tork, Dec. 27. Copper Nominal;
electrolytic, spot and nearby, ll14c;
first quarter, 13 14a,
Iron Steady; No. 1 northern, 184.00
36.00; No.. 2 northern, 813.00) No, 1 south
Tin Firm; spot and nearby, 332.60 Si1
33.00; futures. $34.60. ,
Lead quiet; spot, 4.60 04.76c.
Zips Bteady: East St Louis d silvery,
spot, .05.76c, - ,
Omaha Hay Market.)'
Upland Prairie Hay No. J,' $12.60
14.00; No. 3, $.60Oll.S0; No. I, $7.(08
Midland Prairie Hay No. I, $11.(09
12.(0; No. 2. $9.0011.00.
LbWland Prairie Hay No. 1, (10.00; No.
3. I8.00 9t.00l No. 8, 86.O0W7.0O.
Alfalfa Choice, 332.00024.00; No. 1
' Hot fiilxrr. -
.;NfZ!:,T,r,,-'I)'""- r "'r Silverr-Dpm-tic.
M'c; foron. 64 c.
Mexican Dollars 48 c
standard, $16.00013 (0; No.
0; ;Mo. z, lll.otiwil.oo.
$11.00 11.00; wheat, $10.00
3. 111. 00O14.00; ;No. 2, Sll.00O12.00.
New Terk, Deo. 37. Evaporated Appllei
Dull; Callfornias, l10c; state, 60
12c. . -
Pruhes tlnsettled; Callfornias, 40!Oc;
Oregofts, 130)o; Aprlfote, dull, choice
tfc; extra choice 29c; fancy 84c. '
Peaches Steady; I standard llo; choice
18c; fancy, 11.
Raisins Steady; loose muscatels, 244V
26c; choice to fancy seeded,- 2425c;
aeedlees, 26 0 27c, x .
- Chicago, Dec. 27. Butter Market
firm; creamery extras, 64c; standards,
Eggs Market higher; receipts, 1,2(9
cases; firsts, 6869c; ordinal y first-.,
6fi64c: at market, cases included, 699
660; refrigerator firsts, 68 67c; refrlgur
St&r extras. 66 57 HO. 1
Poultry Alive, higher; fowls, 20016c:
springs, tc; turkeys, 40c.
Kansas City Produce.
Kanans City, Mo., Dec. 27. Eggs
Flrsta, 1 cents higher; 60041c; second-,
1 cjnt higher, 6051c
Butter Creamery; unchanged, (2c;
parklhg. 1 cent lower, 18c.
Pdultry Hens, 1 cent higher; 18 23c;
roosters, nnohanged, , 14 18c; springs.
le: torfcsvs. 40c ,
. By CHARLES D. MICHAELS.
Chicago Tribune-Omaha B Leasee Wire.
-Chicago, Dec. 27. Holiday dull
ness featured die grain and provision
trade here and abroad. The under
tonewas eesy, nearness of the Ar
gentintl shipping season, combined
vv.ut., .. WM.,
HO to.7rPer quarter on grain from
Atlantic to United Kingdom parts
being the main bearish factor. Light
rtport buving was.also a depressing
feature. Highest prices, were made
in the eary trading and the lotvest
in the last half hour, the close being
at losses of 1 l-2c to 2 3-4c on dis
tant future of corn, while December
gained l-4c Oats lost 3-8c to 5-8c,
rye finished 'l-2c higher on Decem
ber an734c lower, on May. ' Barley
gained l2c on May, provisions were
weak and colsed at the bottom with
,porUf 40c, lard 30c, and short ribs
22 1-Zc lower than rrtnay s close.
Limited outsld support and fair local
pressure was tea, much for wheat values
to hold up and prices receded $ to 2C
and closed with o o of the low
, Cash Com Lower.
' Tha .undertone. In corn was easy from
the start and the weakness in cash corn,
which was S to 3o lower on some of the
off grades combined with local pressure
from, eommisalon bouaes and limited eup
port, caaried prloea down le for De.
celaber, tut It closed at 69 c, a gain
of o for the day, while distant futurea
broke over, lc and finished at the low
point, with May at 7S.730. Qoun.
try offerings war not large, but cash
priced in all markets were tower with
receipts at Chicago 38 cara, while tha
run the five markets although larger
wa under last year's. Cash business was
only 34,000 bushels for eastern shipment.
The visible Increase was $42,000 bushels
and Chicago stocks 89,000 bushels, the
latter being 1,578,000 busneis.
Business In oats. was light and prlcea
moved within a range of e and closed ,
almost at tha bottom, with May 48 41c
Cash business wa slow with prices clos
ing lo lower. '. , , ,
December rye was offered sparirgly
and closed Ha higher at the t"P of the
day. In barley the loss was M.000 bush
els and the trade light -
Export sales of wheat at th seaboard
Monday wa-e only 100,000 bushels. Win
nipeg sold 60,00 bushel No, $ to
Portland, shipment from Fort William by
January -10, at equal to 8o over their
December. Pomestlo shtpptng sales were,
wheat 1S,00, : corn S4.000. oats 46,000.
Wheat premiums were generally un
changed although the daollne in futures
denrasaed Drlcea lc Bales of No. 2
dark northern spring at 81.7$ and No. 4
$ IToacnotiOB for Colds.
Fever and LuGribpe. It's the
raosjt I speedy tr2medy we 1
know, preventirtf Pneumonia. ,
Bonds and Notes
The following quotatlone
the Omaha Trust company:
the Omaha Trust company;
.. 94 I.Ujj
.. M 8.S5
$4.25 per 200 bond
Am. ,1? A T, Co. 6a, 1922
Am. T. A T. Co. Is, 1824.
Anaconda He, 1921...
Argentine Sterling 4s
Annour 7s, J830
Belgian Cavt. s, 1816
Belgian Govt Ts, 1845...
Bethlehem Steel fa, 1922.
Bethlehem Steel 7s. 1923
Vtrltlah 811a. 1021..-.
Britiah la.139 87
Ilrltlah 6s,l9l7..,.,,...... 83
C. C. O. A it. U . 1959.... IT
C. H A .TJt. 4. 1921
Cudahy Pkg. Vs. 1938 81
B. F. Goodrich 7a, 192$ 13
drench liovt, Is, 1845. . . . . , ..100
Japanese .Govt. 4s, 192.... 76
Japaneaeaovt. 4a. 1931 (6
Norway Is, 1J40, ............ . I
Morris A Co. 7. 1930 14
N. Y. Central 7s, 1130 101
Pennsylvania R, R. 7s, 1930,. 10S
U. 8, Rubber 7, 1130 85
Swedish Uovt 4a. 131..,,., 78
Swift A Co. I. 1821 la
Swift A Co. fa, 126
Pwlaa Odvt. 8a. 140...
Denmark 8s. 146.....
WestlljghouBa Elec. 7a,
Foreign Cxebune Rates. ,
Following are today's rates o( exchange
ns compared with- the par valuation.
Furnlahed by the Peters National hank.
t par Valuation
Hi Iglum PI
Denmark ...A...., 27 ,
Germany . .
Creece , , . .
Norway . .
Omaha Leads World
In Butter Manufacture;
Is Second in Packing
Fisrures orta manufacturing and
jobbing in Omaha daring the year
HOW Closing Demg prepgreq oy tnc
publicity bureau of the Chamber of
Commerce that vOmaha maintains
iti place as the largest gutter manu
facturing center in the world and1 at
the same time the second among the
packing house cities. 4
While the compilation not com
pleter It has gone far enough to in
dicate that the Omiha manufac
turers nd jobbers have had the best
year hi the hisrv of ti-eir bisins.
In 1919 the' Oniaha factory's out
put, reached sv.i.iq.uy3 ana tne
iobbintr $353,462,457. Indications are
jjithat 1920 figures will greatly exceed
0 these totals, i t :
The increase does not apply to
any one particular line, but is gen
eral and is of a character that Is
trrstifyinir to all manufacturers and
dark nothern at $1.- to l.o
with No. 6 dark nortnern at i.t4. or
16c under December, while No. 1 northern
brought $1.18 or to over December. Winter
Wheat was scares wtm iigni trauius.
MlnneaDolis prices were firm with a good
milling demand with durum 2c lower. Soft
wheat In Kansas uy oroppotj iijc. vuia
ha lost Jo, St. Louie 8 6o lower.
i ssn torn
with th extreme loss 3c. Industries and
levator people were -tho buyers. Peoria
declined 101. Omaha was lo higher
to lc lower. St. Louis corn. 10 3c lower.
Kansas City unchanged to lo lower.
Cash oats were unehahged to lo lower at
Chicago, steady Jo tto lower at St. Louix,
There were aatport clearances oi a.-
760.000 bushels wheat and flour for the
three, days, which hardly exceeded th,
nmary movement. Winnipeg was easier
ut reported a good cash demand, De
cember dropping near to May.
CHICAGO CLOSING PRICES
By rfrdike Grain Co., Doug. 1627. Dee. 27.
Liberty Bond Prices.
New York. Do1' 87. Prices cf Liberty
bonds at noon were: Ss, 90.64; first 4s,
86.80: second 4s. 84.10: first im, 6S.I0;
seoond 4Vta. 84.18: third 4Ua. 87.10: fourth
4te, 4.ti; Victory ss, si.fs; viciorxj
, V4 st.
Liberty bonds closed: 3s, 90.20: first
4a. 66.60: second 4a. 84.14: first 4 Vis. 86.60:
seoond 4Ks. 14.16; third 4Va.-87.26; fourth
4 Us, 8t84; Victory Iks. 84.84; Victory
41. $4.60. n y
TorpenlbM and Koalp.
Savannah,- Ok., Dsq, 17 Turpentine
Qulet'830, no sales; reoelpta, v JS4 bar
rels; shipments,. 4(7 barrels: stock,. 14,468
Roain Quiet; no sales; receipt 1,811:
shlpsments. 1,205 casks; stock, El. 264 eaelte.
Quote i B. D. E. F. Q, H. 1. K. M. N. WO.
WW. $11.00. ,
Ury Ooods, -
New York, Doc, $7. Cotton goods and
yarns wore quiet In today's trading, with
I prices barely steady. Raw silk waa also
quiec; wool goqos were reponeu aieaoiar.
although buying continued ilght.
Ai t. i Uuon. High. I Low. I Cloae. I Tea'y
v'ht. " '
Dec. J.SH 1.7 1.68 1.6 1.71
Mar, 1,64 1.68H 1.63 1.63 1.6&H
May 1.60 1.81 1.68 1,6 l'.61Vj
Dec. ,1.68 1.51V 1.6 1.614 1.69
May 1.4U- l.o3 1.39 1.3 l.40
Dec ;6IH .70 .69 .6i!.68
May .74 .70 ,73 .73Vir .H1
iluly .74 .7.4 .73 .73 .U
De .41 .46 AfA .4$ .46
May .4W .49 ..49"i .49 .4814
July .48 H .487 .471 .48 .48
Dec. 20 423.20 23.00 23.00 23.10
Jan. 13.05 13.12 12.70 12.70 13.00
May 13.S& 13.60, 13.20 13.20 13.50
liibs. b '
Jan. 11.42 . lt.lt:. 11.40 11.40 11.62
May 'la.26 12.26 12.01 12.06 13.25
- Minneapolis Grain.
Minneapolis, illnn., ' Dec 17. Flour
Bran J26.0Q28.O. t .
Wheat Receipts, 37T carf, compared
with 996 cars a year ago. Cash No. 1
northern, 81.66 1.7o ; December,
$1.58; March, $1.69: May. $1.58.
Corn No. 3 yellow, 64 65c.
- Oats Xo. S white, 42fj)43C
Barley 62 76c
Rye No. 2, $1.47 1.48.
Flax No. 1, 31,91!. 93. , .
Visible Grain Simply.
i New Yorti Dec. 27. Tha visible supply
of Americarr and bonded grain shows the
Wheat Decreased 2,169,000 bushels.
Corn Increased 242,000 bushels,
Oata Decreased 354, 0M, buehela.
- Rye Decreased-' 412,000 bushels.
Barley Decreased 17,000 bushels, .
St. Louis Drain.
St. Louis, Dec. 27. Wheat December,
$1.78 bid; March, $1.67 asked;. May.
$1.62 asked. . -
Corn December, 71 o .asked; May,
74 c asked.
Oats December, 47 c: May, 49 c.
Kaunas City Grain. ' i
Kasas City, Mo Dec. 27. Wheat De
cember, $!.66ft; March, $1.59 j, May.
Corn December, 67o: May, 68c.
London Exchanges Close.
London, Deo. 27. The London and Liver
pool exchanges are closed today.
' Ltateed Oil.
Dulnth, Minn.. Dec. 27. 'Linseed On
track and to arrive, $1.97.
VETTOTAL CITY BAJffl
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13 Sorrowful Xmas "Drunks"
Are Fined In Police Court
. Thirteen '"drunks" were the tjuota
for the South Side for Christmas, 13
sorrowful, "morning-after" faces
greeting the judge in South Side po
lice court. They were eacn given
Judge TaHes Vacation'
Police JKidge-vJ. M. Fitxgerald,
who has been holding court on the
South Side during December, is out
of the citfor the Christina holi
day, .yisitingi relatives out iji the
a:il ' .. s '
Motorist Is Pinched ,
C, T. Rich, Harley hoteLwa nr'
rested Sunday night for recklcsK
drivinu when he lost control of, his
automobile and drove it up ou tht:
sidewalk at Twentieth and M streets..
I South Side Brevities")
Illinois Coat, $13 00. IfowUttid I.utnbsr
Coal Co., Phone, BoA 1814. Adv.
Just when you need money the most,
the Economy , Club fundi are available,
J.'t not delay i Id taking out membership
n 111 Club. Live Sto6!t N'athmol PlT
New York Produce.
' New Tork. Deo. 27. Buttei Flrmrl
creamery higher than, extras, irc;
creamery extras, 66o: firsts, II064r.
Eggs Firm; fresh - gathered extra
firsts, 7676c; firsts. 73 74o,
Cheese Irregular-, sla e. whole milk,
fluts, held, specials, -'K. 'v made; 27
Jac; do, fall made, IJtffSi,-: state, whole
piilk flats, freah apeeials, .'"c.
. Poultry Live, ftrmfsrhlckana by freight,
$0c;by express, 8fc; fowls. J4ct old
roosters. 22c. Praised, quiet; wt-stern
chickens, boxes. 18045c; barrels. 2634c:
fowls, fresh, 224)!7e( roosters, fresh, 220
25rc;, turkeys, young, 62060c; old, 46t$
Enormous Uss Sustained
i By RetaU Dealera Who Do No
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