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SEVENTH TEAE.
NEWS SUMMARY
DOMESTIC,
Jdo. Kelly is aick, and there is discord in
ammauy hall.
Chicago ib makiDj a spasmodic effort to
break up gambling.
The secretary of the Illinois state oourd
of agricuhuie reports that the wheat in
crease in that state will be ksa than 10,000,
000 bushels this year, against 32,000,000
bushels last year.
The Secretary of the treasury has direct
ed thai the purchase of silver bullion for
coinage to biandard dollars by the superin
tendents of mij ts at 8an Francisco andCar
pon City be dh continued after this date.
The coinage of standard dollars is to dp con
fined to other mints. Che treasury depart
ment to day purchased 210,000 ounces of
silver for this purpose for delivery hi the
New York mint.
The commissioner of indian affairs has
awarded c n tracts for furnishing beef to the
following named persons: For the Crow
Creek agency, (800,000 lbs.) at $3.46 per hun
dred, to Chas. A. Weare, of i hicago. For
Yankton school und agency, 300,000 pounds
at $3.40, and 300,000 pound to Charles A.
Weare, at $3.57; for the Rosebud agency
650,000 pouuds at $3.53 to A. H. Swan, of
Cheyenne; for thfl Pine Rtc'ge agency,650,000
pounds at $3 45 per hundred to Strong
Bros, of Sioux City.
The becretary of the treasury has for
mally announced the adoption of the dis
tinctive features of the paper to bs used
for United States notes, bank notrs and
certificates, recently rtcommended by the
committee appointed to consider the eud--ject.
The Secretary hIbo calls attention lo
the lav on the fcubject, which provides
that any person woo hhs unlawJui posses
sion of any buch distinctive taper shall be
subject to a fine ol not more than $5,000, or
imprisonment at hard labor not more than
fiftetsQ yetrs, or both.
Reports from over 800 points in Minne
sota and Dakota, coveiing every wheat
growing county c f importance, and from
JOOnoinisin northern Wisconsin and Iowa.
150 say the condition is now good; 130 say
tne condition te better than Jast year at
this tim; fifty bay that it is 10 per cent,
bettei ; fif y aty the condition is poor; thirty-five
say it ib not as good as last year, and
twenty say it is from 10 to 15 per cent,
worse. The bid reports come from the old
counties where the ground is weedy and
where the wheat was sown late.
The reduction in the pay roll of the Agri
cultural department for the month of May
wasaJittb) over $3,000 as compared with
Srevious month's average. Additional re
uction tor June, amounting to about $2,
500 has bnen made and others are thought
to be inevitable in order to prevent a defi
ciency. Too woming force of the statis
tical bureau hriS already been greatly re
duced, but close computation discloses the
fact that available funds on hand are in
sufficient to carry the work through the
present scale and it is apprehended that the
discharge or suspension of nearly all the
remaimrg force will take place at once.
The United Siates select committee on
inter-state commerce heard tbe testimony
of W. K. Ackerman, ex-president of the
Illinois Central railway, and Burton C.
Cook, of the Northwestern railway at Chi
cago. These gentlemen both lavored a
government railroad commission with
power to settle deputes between railroad
shipper?. It should not, however, be a court
of last resort. Mr. Cook thought the pres
ent depression among railways was due to
over production, aEd that dividend paying
roads were seriously hampered by the
bankrupt lines pursuing the practice of al
lowing rebates and constantly demoraliz
ing rates.
Frederick Grcteguth, who killed his wife
at Vinccnnes, Indiana, June 4,
made a complete confession of
his crime. He says he is nearly 60 years of
age; his wife had been quarreling with him
for yeais, and he had told her he would
kill her if she did not stop, and on the dy
ot the murder he came to dinner and found
her knitting; she began to quarrel with him
and he caught her by the throat and they
both fell out of the kitchen together. His
wife did not get up; he went and got his
razor and when he put it to his wife's
throat the put her hand on his, and the
razor cut his throat. He thinks he pushed
the razor hard enough without her help to
cut her throat several times. He says tney
may now cut his head off if they wish.
The chief of the bureau of statistics re
ports that during the month of May there
arrived in the custom districts of Balti
more. Boston, Detroit, Huron, Minnesota,
New Orleans, New York, Passamaquady,
Philadelphia and San Francisco, which
comprises 87 per cent, of the total immi
gration, 78,976 pabsenpera, of whom 66 971
were immigrants, 8,260 citizens of the Uni
ted States returning from abroad, and 4,445
who were not intending to remain in the
United State s. The total number ot immi
grants who have arrived in the above
named custom districts from the principal
foreign countries d urine the eleven months
ending May 3Lst last, as compared with the
same period of the previous year, was 1885,
843,439; 1884,. 454,206.
Since the incoming of the new adminis
tration the heads af the various depart
ments have received numerous applica
tions for office without any specification
as to what particular office the applicant
desired, and a letter was sent from the
White House in answer to a communica
ttun from a gentleman in Philadelphia,
who inquired as to the proper method of
filing an application for office. The reply
is of interest to all seeking places under the
government, and it is given to the press for
publication. It says: To secure attention
to an application tor appointment, a particu
lar position should be named. When this
is done, the papers are filed in the proper
department, and when the matter of the
candidates and a brief of the endorsement
are laid before the President by the head of
the department.
In response to an inquiry by the at
torney general, -respecting the counter
claim of tho United States for five per cent
of the net earnings of the Kansas Pacirc
railway, in the suit pending in the court of
claims netween the Union Pacific railroad
company and the United States.thesecretary
of the interior, after discussing the difficul
ties surrounJing the attempt to ascertain
the exact earnings of the added portion of
the Kansas Pacific, says: "Upon the whole,
considering the ascertainment of the actual
earnings up to the close of the period fixed
in this suit, a9ptactically beyond reach,
under existing circumstances, L am inclin
ed to recommend that the millage basis be
accepted for the purposes of the pending
case. Ah a final judicial determination to
that date, but with tbe distinct understand
ing that for nil subsequent adjustment, the
government will insist upon the actual
earnings of the 293 15-16 miles, and will
require such account to be rendered as will
show the earnings month by month, as the
same have accrued or shall hereafter ac
crue. Brakemen on the Baltimore & Ohio rail
road are on a general strike. The trouble
is not on account of wages, but simply the
result of a reduction of forces on freight
trains. A general reduction was made, re
moving the front brakemen of all freight
trains drawn by "Mogul" engines. Efforts
were made to send out trains with two
brakemen. The brakemen claim that the
state law requires one man for every ten
cars; "Mogul" engines usually draw thirty
cars. When the men saw that two men
would be requited to manage the train, re
fusal was made to go out and the trains
were kept at a standstill. An attempt
by tho officials to send out a train
resulted in the brakemen con
gregating together, pulling the pins and
cutting the train into twelve parts and
threatening injuries to persons. One official
drew a revolver and threatened to shoot,
and for a time it looked as though a riot
was imminent. Two leaders of the strike
have been arrested and placed in jail, but
they were soon released by the advice of
the company's attorney for fear their con
finement would lead to greater excitement
and further trouble. Conductors refused to
go out without their
regular crews and
thus another obstacle was presented.
There are about three hundred brakemen
on the strike, and all are determined.
FOREIGN.
The treaty of peace between France
China was finally signed.
and
The Italian flag has been hoisted
Suakim in the Soudan desert.
over
A deputation from Jamaica has arrived
in Ottawa to negotiate a reciprocity treaty
with Canada.
Agitation and protests of the people ac
complished a reduction of the extra duty
on spirits in England.
Cholera is reported prevalent at Madrid,
bpam. it is reported that eighteen cases
exist in that city. A portion of the army
have vacated their barracks because of the
existing of the dread disease there. Meas
ures are being taken to prevent its spread.
The cholera ib spreading westward along
the Mediteranean. There are several cases
in Terlu, Alicante and Carthagena all in
dhain. Twelve thousand persons left Ma
drid during the past week in consequence
of the cholera scare. The exodus is in
creasing. A panel in the Jesuit church in Dublin,
recording the fact that Earl Spencer, lord
lieutenant of Ireland, had presented a me
morial window to the church in token of
his high appreciation of the character en.
worth of Secretary Thomas Henry Burke,
who with Lord Frederick Cavendish was
murdered in Pbceaix park on May 6, 1882,
has been stolen. There is no clue to the
perpetrators of the outrage.
In the French chamber of deputies the
minister of Marine, announced the death
of Admiral Ccurbet, the commander of the
French squadron in the recent brush with
China. The admiral died on board his
ship, his death being caused by prostration
brought on by overwork and mental
anxiety. Immediately after the announce
ment of the death of the admiral the cham
ber of deputies adjourned as a mark of re
spect. STATUS OFTHJB CROPS.
As
Reported by the National Bureau of
Agriculture.
'Washington, June 10. The June crop re
port )f the Agricultural department eati
mates the total wheat crop or tne country
at 367,000,000 bushels, of which 207,000,000
is winter, and 153,0fc0,000 spring. The con
dition of the winter wheat is lower tnan
ever before in June, being now 62, against
70 in May.
The report will snow an increase in cot
ton area of.5 to 6 per cent , Virginia, 107
per cent; North Carolina, 102; South Caro
lina, 103; Georgia, 104; Florida,102; Atlanta,
103; Louisiana, 107; Mississippi. 116; Texas,
110; Arkansas, iuy; Tennessee, iui. a ne to
tal area exceeds 18,000,600 acres. The plant
is in a healthy growth and nearly up to the
average. The stand good, where recent
rains have been excessive, the crop is in the
grass. The general average is 92, which is
higher than in the preceding years in June.
There is an unuiual uniformity in its con
dition only Tennessee showing less than
90. The state averages are Virginia, 98;
North Carolina,93; 8outh Carolina, 96; Geor
gia, 95; Florida, 93; Alabama, 92; Mississ
ippi, 62; Louisiana, 95; Texas, 90; Arkansas,
91; Tennessee, 85. Wheat. The average of
the principal Btatesare,New York,91: Penn
sylvania, 67; Ohio, 56; Michigan, 94; In
diana, 63; Illinois, 40; Missouri, 52; Kansas,
56; California S3. In some states there has
been a greater loss of area than was antici
pated in previous reports. The averaee
yield will evidently be less than ten bushels
stock: pabmiug- the sjlsis of ottir iisrnDTrsTiaiEs.
WA-KEBSTEY, KANSAS, SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 1885.
to the acre. The probable product of win
ter wheat states, according to these returns,
is reduced to about 207,000,000, but none of
the territories are included.
The report of spring wheat is more favor
able. 1 he disposition last autumn to re
duce its breadth, on account of the low
price, was checked by tne loss of the winter
wheat area, and later by the Russian ru
mors. Substantially, the same area has
been eepded as last year about 11,000,000
acres. In northern "Wisconsin, Minnesota,
Iowa, Nebraska and all the territories, the
per cent, of last year's area is 95; in Wiscon
sin, 89; in Minnesota, 102; in Iowa 98; in
Nebraska 97; and 103 in Dakota. The con
dition of spring wheat is 97, and indicates a
crop of about 153,000,000 bushels. The av
erage for Wisconsin is 88. Minnesota 94,
Iowa 100, Nebraska 102, Dakota 101. The
present report thereof indicates a wheat
crop of 360,000,000 bushels, 23,000,000 bush
els emrller than that of 1884. The general
condition of rye is 83. The area of barley ib
nearly the same as in 1884, and the average
of condition is 89. The acreage of oats has
been increased 4 per cent, and the aver ge
of condition ib 94. Corn will be reported in
July, but voluntary retuns indicate an in
crease of the area.
OHIO REPUBLICANS.
They Nominate Foraker for Governor
and Bitterly Denounce the Democratic
Administration Generally.
The republican state convention of Ohio,
met at Springfield. How Amos Townsend,
of Cuyahoga, was elected permanent chair
man: The resolutions adopted say the demo
cratic parly which owes its national victory
last fall to the willful suppression of the
ballot cannot be looked to for enforcement
of thfse constitutional guarantees and the
hope ot the friends of ail law and equal
suffrage is in the republican party, which
pledges itFelf to waje the contest to a suc
cessful end.
We want such legislation as willharmon
izd the relations of labor and capital and
promote the welfare of the people and pro
tect and foster the industries of the states.
We favor the establishment of a national
bureau of industry, the enforcement of the
eight hour law, and the adequate appro
priatiation from the public revenues for
general education wherever the same is
needed.
We denounce the importation of con
tract l&bor, and favor the most stringent
laws to effectively prevent it.
We are opposed to the acquisition of the
public lande, or any part thereof, by non
resident aliens.
It further states that they are in favor of
a protective tariff, and they demand resto
ration of the wool duty of 1867, or its full
equivalent, and denounce the democratic
congress for failing to make good the
pledges they made.
They denounce the act of Secretary
Lamar in lowering the national flag upon
the puoiic buildings at Washington as a
mark of respect to a man who dishonored
the one and sought to destroy the other.
They also state that the elevation to im
portant and honorable office of the gov
ernment of unrepentant rebels, where
political disabilities have not been removed,
in a flagrant violation of the constitution
and is an insult to the loyal people of the
whole country, and they denounce the ad
ministration of President Cleveland for its
general discrimination in the appointments
made so far, against Union soldiers and in
favor of men who fought against the
Union.
They declare in favor of civil service and
demand its enforcement.
They denounce the democratic party for
the destruction of the Scott law and the
consequent increase of the burdens of taxa
tion upon all property, and the abandon
ment of the annual revenue of $2,000,000
and while recognizing the people's right to
amend tbe law. They demand the enactment
ot such legislation as well as give them the
most practical and efficient measures for
the regulation and taxation of the liquor
traffic allowable under the constitution.
They denounce the democratic legislature
for its treachery to their pledge on the sub
ject ef contract labor and also their incom
petency and extravagance in the manage
ment of state affairs.
They tender to Gen. U. S Grant their
warm sympathy in this the time of his
great suffering and assure him of their great
faith in and love for him and earnestlv
hope that he may be restored to health and
be blessed witn many days among his fra
ternal countrymen.
Judge Joseph B. Foreker. of Cincinnati,
was nominated for governor on the first
ballot after the adoption of the piatiorm by
a vote of 469J, and tbe nomination was
made unanimous. Nominations of Gen
eral Robert B. Kennedy for lieutenant gov
ernor, Judge J. W. M divine for supreme
judge, and John C. Brown, of Jefferson, lor
treasurer, were made by acclamation. J.
A. Kohler, of Summit, was nominated for
attorney general, and Wells 8. Jones, of
Pike, for board of public works.
Spelling Match.
Cn you spell? Well, yes; almost any
body can spell. Then spell this and
make out what it means. If you can't,
men passu to your next netgaDon
B-B-I-I-X-H-O-0 B-B-B-8B-T T-W.
Dont' say it out loud, but just whisper
in your pretty neighbor's ear, that if she
will place these letters in proper posi
tion she will have the world's great ton
ic, which will enrich her impoverished
blood, put roses on her pale cheeks and
make her strong and happy. Go to the
nearest drug store with a dollar in your
hand and ask for Brown's Iron Bitten.
. Wichita .Beacon.- Two El Dorado men
have purchased the celebrated trotter,
"Black Tom." who has been owned in
this city. Price paid, $1500. He is not
a Sedgwick county horse but was raised
in the east. He has a record of 2:30.
Wit and Humor.
England and Russia try hard enough
to Ko vt a circus around Akrabat.
"Boston has a clergyman for every five
or six bar-iooms." It is now proposed
to have a cleigyman for every gin-mill.
The corporations of London have
voted to remove the dilapidated Btatue
of Queen Anne. Isn't it a genuine Anne
tique? Mistress: "Maggie, I don't like to see
all the dust on the furniture."
Maid: "Excuse me, I'll shut the
blinds instantly."
"Papa, why do the little pigs get so
much milk?"
"Because we want them to make hogs
of themselves.
Milliner: "Softs tints are mostly used
in contrast with green."
Girl of the Period: "Gracious! isn't
green a soft tint?"
He: "Please give me your ring; like
my love it has no end."
She: "Please let me keep it, as like
my love for you it has no beginning."
Doctor: "For dinner take forty-five
minutes."
Timid Patient: "Would be danger
ous to add a piece of meata t some veg
etables?"
Sunday School Teacher: "What is
the meaning of the words ' Quench not
the spirit?'"
Bright Boy: "Papa says it means don't
put jm any water."
Woman: "These cool days neces
sitate a continuance of wraps."
Customer, being a school-teacher: "I
am glad to hear you say that. Yes,
school days do necessitate a continuance
of raps. 1 always thought eo."
"No, parson," said an unconverted
citizen of Arkansas,"! shall have to give
it up. Every time I think I've got my
religion solid, something turns up that
just makes me cuss. This morning I
lost the last thread of my faith
trying to shoot Bill Green. Think of it,
the gun wouldn't go off, and I had to
cuss.
Judge: "How did you come by these
fish?"
Prisoner: "I hooked them."
Judge: "What have you to say, Mr.
Officer?"
Policeman: "He tells tbe truth, your
honor, he did hook'em, and I saw it."
Judge: "Then why do you bring him
here? Discharged. Next case."
A lawyer and a physician were pass
ing a cemetery.
1 suppose, doctor," remarKea tne law
yer jocosely, "that many of your cases
are lying there."
"Undoubtedly," the doctoor replied.
"And," pointing to a penitentiary in the
distance. "I suppose that many of your
cases are lying there."
"The commentators do not agree with
me," said the country minister. in his ser
mon. The next day an old farmer, who
had heard the sermon, offered a load of
fine pink-eyes. "Parson," said he, "you
say that the common taters don't agree
with you. If you'll try mine, you'll like
them, and they'll agree with you. They
be sixty-five cents a bushel, and we call
'em balls o' flour."
"Mamma, is a monkey?" said a little
girl. "Certainly not, my child. Who
said you were a monkey?" "Papa said
I was a sweet little monkey," "Your
papa should not call you a monkey." "I
dess papa didn't mean to call me that;
but, mamma, if I was a monkey I dess
papa would be awful sorry when he
thinks what a monkev's papa iswouldn't
he, mamma?" Carl Pretzel.
"Yes." boasted an Englishman in the
west, "I have Tudor blood in my veins
from my mother's side of the family and
Plantagenet from my fathers."
"Is that so?" said a citizen. "My blood
is a little mixed, too. My grandfather
was a Jersey tenderfoot and my grand
mother a Digger Indian squaw. We're
both half-breeds, stranger. Shake!"
Squire Pummel: "I tell you, deacon,
my daughter Sue is going to be a fust
class artist. Her cattle pieces are so nat
ural you can almost hear the critters
low."
Deacon Fummel: "Pooty good. But
my daughter Sal can beat that. She
hain't no laith in cattle pieces. But she's
painted some green cowcumbers so nat
'ral that the hull family came mighty
near havin' chol'ra morbus."
"So you went to the party with Mrs.
Elberton, did you?" asked a wife of her
husband.
'-Yea, as you were away I thought it
would do no harm, as Elberton asked me
to, being detained at home and not
wanting his wife to be disappointed."
"Well, I don't believe intending my
husband to anybody."
"Why not, pray?"
"Because it is not good, according to
the Bible for a man to be a loan." -From ,
the Boston Timet.
A good old deacon in Connecticut was
Very pious and very fond of clams.
When once upon a time he attended a
Rhode Island clam-bake, he overtaxed
his capacity, and was sorely distressed.
But his faith in prayer was unabated.
Leaving the party and going down noon
his knees behind a tree, he was heard to
supplicate: "Forgive me, O Lord, this
great sin of gluttony. Restore my health
and I will never eat any more clams."
Then after a judicious pause, "Very few,
if any, Amen."
School teacher: "Decoration day is
coming. What can vou tell me about
t?"
First pupil: "No school on decoration
day."
School teacher: "What shall we do
instead?"
Second pupil: "Decorate the soldiers'
graves."
School teacher: "Why do we deco
rate the soldiers' graves?"
Third pupil: "Because they are dead
and we ain't."
The Department of Agriculture.
From the Washington Capital.
We have noticed recently some criti
cisms and attacks upon the administra
tion of the late Department of Agri
culture which have seemed a little sur
prising, not only because of the lack of a
good foundation to base them upon but
because of the source from which they
appear to eminate. One ot the charges
which is brought against the administra
tion of the department by Commissioner
Loring is that too much of the annual
appropriation was expended by him and
his subordinates previous to the 1st of
April, leaving an insufficient sum for the
balance of the fiscal year. The truth is, as
we understand it, that the entire unex
pended balance of the appropriations
April 1, 1885, was somewhat larger than
it was on the same day in 1884. The
money was appropriated to be spent
when it could be used to the best ad
vantage to the agricultural interests of
the country, and it was so used. It
might as well be argued that it was the
duty of Commissioner Loring to suspend
all operations last autumn, when he
found a Democratic President was
elected, and wait, without doing any
thing more, for his successor to be ap
pointed. We think it quite likely that the new
Commissioner, Mr. Colman, may be able
to make changes in the personnel of his
department which will improve its ef
ficiency, but this will not disprove the
fact that the reputation of the depart
ment was greatly improved during the
official term of the late Commissioner.
It might as well be admitted, because it
is true, that the work of the various divi
sions was enlarged and systematized and
perfected by Dr. Loring, and the useful
ness of the department was never so
widely leit ana recognized as now.
We believe that the statistical reports
of the department on crops, markets
and labor questions are now accepted as
authority both here and in foreign coun
tries; and, in fact, they are regarded as
models of this form of estimate and cal
culation. The department has come in
to intimate relations with scientific
scools and associations in Europe, and
its conclusions have come to be regarded
as reliable and useful by scientific men
abroad. Among tbe things that may be
mentioned as especially notable in its
recent work are the experiments in the
production of sugar from sorghum,
beets and other sugar-producing plants;
the inquiries into the habits
of insects injurious to vegetation and how
to destroy them; the efforts to ascertain
the nature and extent of contagious ani
mal die eases in the country, and bow to
control and prevent them. These are
the questions which engaged the atten
tion of Commissioner Loring, and in
dealing with which he has been sup
ported by increased appropriations by
Congress, as has also been the case in
his statistical work.
He has been criticised for going so
much about the country to address agri
cultural meetings, but we fancy that this
criticism does not come from anybody
who is interested in the subject of agri
culture. He has responded to all calls
in his direction, and in addition has,
from time to time, assembled conven
tions for agricultural investigation at the
department: has issued the annual report
with unusual promptness, and, so far
as we know, has responded to all calls
upon him from the agriculturists.of tbe
country. In carrying on this work it has
not been possible at all times to maintain
a uniform force of employes in the de
partment. The sending out of seeds, for
instance, is a work which does not need
to go on all the year round, but the heeds
must be purchased and delivered at
certain seasons. Of course, the
appropriation was bound to be ex
hausted before the end of tbe fiscal year,
and it usually ha3 been. It is absurd
for the people who are trying to make
much out of little to bring any charges
against the honesty of the Jate Commis
sioner. The truth is, that the work of
the department is going on very much
as usual, and will do so to the end of the
present fiscal year. Whatever may be
said about his administration, it cannot
be denied that Dr. Loring left his de
partment in a better condition than he
found it, and his services to the agricul
tural interests of the country are not
likelv to be disputed or ignored by the
farmerand scientific men of the country
who understand what he has accom
plished. The "Wichita Beacon says that a large
delegation from that city will attend the
G. A. R. reunion at Portland.
SI35TOXjE COPT 5 CZEZETTS
NUMBER 17.
Kuiw City It acek Market.
Kansas City, June 15, 1835.
The Live Btocx Indicator reports?
tATTLS Aeceipte. 1,093 head: sklpment
since Saturday head. Market firm: active;
Exporters, 5 S5 80 good to choice shipolnf,
4 905 10; common to medium, 4 60485; tocx
era and feeders, 4 254 75; cows, 3 00&4 00.
HCM48 Beouiots, 6,141 head; shipment since
Saturday ...... f he market was weak, but active,
at a decline of 5c from Saturday's closing price
assorted, S 7t3 75 mixed, 3 5&3 &
SUKBP BeortptB, 1T4; no shipments Mar
ket steady; fair to good muttons 2 6C3 00; com
mon to medium, 2 002 50.
.aTTLB l.IS?.
No a. Price
15 shipping steers. . ....... 1454...... 5 2
66 shipping steers .. 0214 6 10
18 shipping steers .....1302...... 5 05
176 shipping tteera. 1141...... 4 96
29 shipping steers.....w 1211 4 90
16 shippingstce 8 .1200 4 0
48 shipping steers....... 1137 4 80
17 native shippiug steers ..H6i. . 4 85
19 native shipping steers- 1212...... 4 90
16 native butchers steers......... 1165 4 56
17 native butchers steers. .1I26.... 4 75
11 native butchers' steers..... lost . 4 75
14 butchers' steers....................... 994...... 4 21
12 butchers sttvr....... .................. 9S5.... 4 60
7 butchers' steers. 1162.... 4 75
200 native butchers' steers 1095...-. 4 70
16 native butchers steers .... ..1151.-... 4 75
23 naUve butchers' steers 911...... 4 SO
12 6ative butchers steers.......... If 31-.... 8 40
8 native butcher' steere -1012. . 3 85
9 nutive butchers' steers 1060. . 30
1 native bull.......--. -.1550 3 25
37 Texas half-breed stoais.c f......tl95.... 4 80
aOQa--ALfih.
. at r-rto- No V7 Price No v Price
60t253.-3 65 30f-223..3 65 55260...3 60
54...321..3 65 55.-26'?...3 60 66...205..3 63
64.-231...3 60 73..213...3 60 77..1f2..3 60
68.-2T3...3 61 68..194..3 60 58.-24 (...3 60
59..251...3 60 67.-211.-3 60 65.. 248.-3 60
65..240.-3 60 60..268.-3 60 69--2253 60
50-.275...3 60 60.-293.-3 60 71 232. .3 60
57.587.-3 60 59-2 J3.. 3 60 63.-27 1. -3 60
62..21'..3 CO 50..293 3 60 71.-254.-3 C)
25-221...3 60 116.. 257.. 3 57 67.-242.. 3 67
62...24U.3 57J 83...208..3 55 60...200...3 55
66...260 3 55 57..246 3 65 66..218..3 67
69.-233 . 3 57 53. .225.-3 65 73.-210.-3 55
61...203...3 fi'i (58.-268.-3 55 68.-225.-3 65
71..2I5..3 55 70.2n..3 65 63..2IS.-3 65
76..229..S65 71.-257. .3 55 74...217..3 65
51..3U.-3 55 34...181.-3 50 62...173.-3 fO
75.-229.-3 67 fAssorted
Kansas City Grain ana Produce Market.
Kansas City, June 15, 1885.
"hrj I'ally Inotrator rerru,.
:'L.jru Dull and steadv.
Quotations Car lots, XX, '95c: XXZ, 1 0531 15:
l' . 30 1 40; wo.r t, 80 1 85; fancy 2 00
2 41; u..i: 2 35i2 45; ry 1 W601 70, in bbls
$3 251 50: buck wheat. Anchor mills. (4 80 9 bbL
WHEAT Receipts, 6,f 93; shipments, 5,232; in
store, 65 ,26 bushels. The market is lower.
No. 2 red. cah, 78 bid, 70c asked; July,
80SO; August, fcS83c; No 2 soft cash at
93c Did, 9Jc bsked.
COKJS Receipts. 498 bushels; shipments, 2,689
bushels: in store, 125,806 bushels. The market
is lower.
No. 2 Cash at 37c bid, 3c asked; July, SS)e
bid, S9c asked; August, XbG bid, 3Sc asked:
September, 41c asked No. 2 white cash sales
at 44c.
c l'C- No. 2 cash sales at EOe.
It - Nominal.
CORNMEAI-Green95l 05; kiln aried, 105
115.
BKaN Steady bulk, f8c sacked, 48
FLAX i!Ki I 20i 3j.
UTTi.P.-Dull.
Quotation: t:ramerv 16 fln dairr Oc;
medium, 67c; Young America, lie; n 1 lCk17c;
SVT tif"- HMolo, -iir ittii' P00T.'lflrr,
POULTRY Market steady. Spring chickens
sold at 2 03 (JO.
Quotations: Old hens, 2 25 2 40 per doz, mixed,
2 002 76; au-; . 3 t03 2 per doz: rooster, 2 25.
pe doz
EGGS Weak at 8j per dozen.
HaY Firm; Ftuicv mau oaled. 19 00, large
bales, 811 00; medium, $8 5G9 00; low grades,
Si 00 6 00.
PROVISIONS Hams, 9Jic tierce iaod, 7; hal
barrel. 7$c.
DRY SsLT MEATS Shoulders. 4: Clear
sides, 6; long clear aides, 6; clear rib Bides, 6
HMOKED S&AAlaatu -im?., 4; ibaH uJOM
Hen. 34; nIpst rih sffes, 5c.
PORK -Boneless or clear. 2 00 mess, 11 CO.
MILL8TUFFS The rullntr quotations lor car
lots are as follows: Corn meal, green, 758Q; kiln
dried. 8690. Corn chop, $ 100 , 65c. Bran,
bulk 50. eacked fgeper 100 fts. Pearl hominy.
bbl.3 25.
CELSE83 Full cream, 13c: Cats, 10i Yr.r.a
Arnericn,13c
GAME Teal duuks.1 001 25 per doz: roall.-.rd
50 it do.
DRESSED IOfJLTRY-Steady.c:
Quotations- Calckem, small, 6c9c per S
turxei , choke small. 7o10c; ducks, 10c fejc
8c per fi.
-1 a My- 8u?ax cured, (& 9c
BREAKFAST BACOM-3 .
KlilD BJUEK liv.
ilARRKL MEATS Pork, bonolo. 12 09, cl-
pork, 11 00; mess pork, 11 00.
LARD Choice tlerce.6Kc
TALLOW No. 1, rc; Ac 2, 4
-uutsiiuM zwc per gouou.
3BOOM OOBN HurL Sdfi-2: wlf w irMu. -c
i. , common llc, crooked, 11.
WOOL Missouri, unwashed Ueavy flue, jv
17c; light flue, 1720c; medium, 1820: un
dluai combing, 13G20c; coarse combin;.;, ims:
low and carpet 12015c. Kansas and Nebm-Vs
heavy fine, ll15c; light fine, 16l7c; mfj 1,
l&lso; medium combing, ...; cosltk ooij!u j
ll14c; low and carpet, 9l2c. Tab Tvtft
choice, 289Qo: medium, 2628c; diuin fid -
28fd26C.
HIDES AND PELTSHIdee: dry 2!n'. ?:- '
, 14c; No. 2 H U loc; dry ralto-l r loc. rcc. u
salted , No. 1 H to 7J(i7c; rem aattl N-j. 2 "
c Green No. 1 Ik lb 7c: No. 2 to 5c; 0- v
"& 10" sheep rwlr. drv lb ft
ELEVATOR REPORTS,
The following unowa toe amouut oi grau zo
ccived, withdrawn and in store at regular elryg
tore, as reported to the Board of Trade to-diy:
Received. Withdrawn. In store
6698 5237 65228
498 2539 126806
14970
412 4312
Coni....
Oatx-,. .......
riV-....
5.It
ritnl.... 6638 7776
COMPARATIVE STATEMENT.
797404
The following table shows the prices of wheat
corn, oats, and rye at tbe close of 'change to-day
in comparison with the previous day andprerious
years.
Previous
To-day, day.
1884
lftst
let
&
m
Nolrww.
No2rww.
No3rww.
No 2 com
No 2 oats.
No 2 rye..
9
79-
71
VPa
29
61
38
30
St. Loalsl stack Market.
. . j. BuLooto, June 15, IS,
The Midland Journal reports:
CATTLE Receipts, 100; shipments, 800.
Market steady, wiih a good local and shipping
demand. Fair to choice native seers, 4 80 6 5;
bu chers steers, 4 2 1 75 mixed butchers' stock.
3 03 25; Blockers and feeders. 3 6094 5; grass)
rexans.3 00 3 80 wintered Texans, 3 x 04 50.
BUGS Receipts, MOO; shipment, 7.100. Mar
ket stronger and active. Yorker. 4 eoflk 15. pack
en, 3 50s3 90: butchers, 4 0C1 20.
3HEEPKecelpt, 1,400; uipsenls,230. Good
grades scarce and wanted, but eosrmon stuff
dull Good to choice native muttons, 8 264 OS;
common to medium, 2 2503 00: Texana, 1 75
3 25; spring lambs, 1 6002 60 per head.
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