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EGGS ALSO RESPOND TO GEN-
ERAL ADVANCING TENDENCY.
Held Butter Is Still in a Bad Way, but
BVcsh Makes Are Wanted at Higher
PricesKgft- Production Evidently
Viglit. as Marketing Are Reduced In
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
New York, Chisago, St. Leu Is,
Pittsburg and London.
Announce that they have opened a
temporary office at
320 Bank of Commerce Building,
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STOCKS AND BONDS
Members N. Y. St*eck Exchange.
New York Office24 Broad 3t.
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Private wire Chirego and New York.
TelphonesN, W. Main 1) 5.
420-421 Chamber erf Commerce.
Security lank f Minnesota
Capital stock $1.000,0*1
Surplus and undivided piotltu 400,000.00
Deposits F. A. CHAMBERLAIN. President.
PESRRY HARRISON, V. Prest
B. F. MBARKLE, V. Prest.
T. F. HURLEY. Cashier.
FRED SPAFFORD, Asst. Cashier.
J, F. WHALLON.
GEO. P. CASK,
STOCKS, GRAIN, PROVISIONS
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The phenomenal proti acted siege of ex
treme cold weather has had a decidedly
favorable iiitlueneo upon produce lines,
especially fiom the shippeis' point of
lew. The big iu pins of old buttei in the tkms on live poultry have been withdrawn
hands of eastern speculators has hud no
perceptibk influence upon the geneial sit
uation this week All fre sh makes a rc in
good request, and have shown a continual
advance ever -in Morula*. Eastern mar
kets are calling for a generous amount of
new goods, ami have had to raise paying smooth lots occasionally bring better than
pi ices to snippets' ideas in order to secure quotations.
the shipments. When New York goes to Dressed meats have ruled steady all the
pieces on values, other receiving points get' week. Receipts and demand are running
the diverted gondv Fresh butter then about equal, Considerable complaint is
quickly cleans up in the east, and values heard about veal arriving frozen, evidently
lirm up. Stock well dlsti United gives the having laid around stations awaiting train
be st results and more uniform values. The time. Such goods sell slowly, and put
local situation to-day is in fine shape, and receivers at the mercy of buyers who bid
the satisfactory tone is reflected to the low figuies.
entire list. Oieameiy makes are taken i All old vegetables are on a firm basis,
somewhat more fully than dai ry makes, with advancing tendencies. The supply is
altho the latter, when in mat packages moderate, but no great amount is wanted,
and of good flavor, move out well. One Very heavy receipts would knock values
great fault with average dairies is they into a cocked hat. Cabbage shows most
arc held too long betoie shipping, either activity. Potatoes hold up firmly, but a
in buyers' or producers' hands, and when week of warm shipping weather is likely
reaching the maiket lack in flavor and to plump prices back to figures ruling be-
are often badly air-struck. Many people fore the late cold snap. Even the largest
who make ieallv good butter get onlv low retailers are wary of loading up very
prices on account of careless handling, heavily, and few if any handlers see any
This could easily be avoided, and would verv favorable indications of higher prices,
well repay the slight tiouble Packing stock Onions a re comparatively scarce, and val-
Imyeis are out after fresh goods, and have ues advanced sharply under the influence
bid against each other sufficient ly to foiceiof an increased outside demand from the
quotations up a half cent Held goods are south and east. Green vegetables show
not in favor, and drag lather seriously
The combined causes of light production
and the inability of farmers .to market
their eggs has had a stiffening effect upon
the market, and values aio almost back and there is a big movement out the clos
to high water mark of last week before days of the week on orders held up
the slump, ftven at pievaillng high prices during the extreme weather. The list is
the demand is ieallv excellent, largely due well reduced on varieties, and Baldwins
to the fact that the consuming masses are proving the most popular among buy-
toave had a taste of "nice fresh eggs for
GEO. (1 BAULEx"
CHAS. M. CASK.
Whaiion, Cased* Co.
SOt Beard ef Trait
Win. lalrymple 0e T.^z:
Receh a apectelty. Advances mill te
farmers, shippers and elevator companies.
Members Minneapolis Chamber of Com.
Private Wires to Chicago and New York.
Telephones. "N. W. 964iT. C. 2455.
2 Old Colony Building.
Stocks and Bonds
MEMBERS PRINCIPAL EXCHANGES
New Chamber of Commerce.
E. A. BROWN & CO.
Cooelcflinaata Solicited. Prempt Retanu
^FURS HIOEB, PELTS, WOOL, ETC.
ToMcMILlAN FURS WOOL GO.
'LONG DISTANCE 'PHONES'
WRITE F6:R CIRQUL*RS.
The stock of the GEORGE A. TREAD WELL
Mining Company^ 27 William st. New York, is
vbV mnnr conservative investors the
best investment uow offered on the market.
breakfast in the morning," and are de
mandinga encore several times in the
week. This has increased the demand to a
great demand, and buyers who ten days
ago took single case lots once a week, are
taking that amount or more every day.
Strictly fresh eggs have the market en
tirely to themselves, as storage and other
packed lines are a raritv. While hardly
likely to hold up to present figures for any
length of time, the tiade do not look for
cheap eggs before TCaster.
There i*? a sagging tendency in the
cheese market. Offerings are liberal on
new twins and flats and all grades arc
quotably a shade lower. Fancy well cured
brick is not in over-supply. and undoubt
ed ly shows the best tone of any make on
the list. The movement out is not what
it should be, but may possibly be due to
the poor shipping facilities of the past
Poultry rules firm and higher on all
lints. Receipts are moderate on fresh
dressed, and retailers have been able to
gradually force up asking prices. Quota-
but little coming and not wanted by the
bulk of the trade. Heavier arrivals of
dressed are wanted, and can be handled
without depressing the situation. Fancy
small hen turkeys and spring chickens are
the most active on the list, and extra
no important changes, California celery Is
25 cents per case higher.
Fancy shipping stock in apples is on the
upward tendency. Demand is very good,
ers at present. Oranges continue to go
lowe r, the finest fruit on the market to
day from California jobbing at $2.75 per
box, while good desirable fruit sells at 25
cents per box lower. This puts them on
a very popul ar basis, and gives them the
lead over Floridas, which sell around $4.
The latter are in light supply. Lemons
show but little change, quotations show
ing- a wider range according to siz e.
Supply of grapes is well reduced, and the
modeiate holdings yet in sight are held
lirmly around a dollar per keg higher than
last week. Fancy cianberries are a bit
higher, and will continue to firm up as
1 he season advances and stocks become re
duced. The market is bare of sweet pota
toes to-day, but fresh arrivals are looked
for to fill next week's order s.
Honey is quotably weak, owing to heavy
offerings, on which holders are granting
concessions in pi ice in order to sell.
SPRING BUYERS HESITATE
JIARKETS MAKE TOR
Xew York, Feb. 6.Bradstreet's to-day says in
"Weather conditions unfavorably affect trade
and transportation thiuout most of the west,
vvl'ile wildly fluctuating markets of cotton, cfo
fee and the cereals make the speculative situa
tion of those staples a matter of concern. The
feeling grows that a later opening of spring
trade and conservative buying are to be looked
for in many lines.
"The iion trade shows little change. Re
porta of large buying of pig iron 01 denied.
Snow blockades havp shortened temporarily sup
plies of cistern markets and strengthened prices.
Southern iron is lower at western centers, tho
reported firm at Birmingham. Buving as a whole
is slow and of hand-to-mouth character. Fin
ished products show no gieat expansion.
"Two pods, the hoop and band and the
locomotive the people, are reported to have
dissolved. Plates and structural are In rather
backward sale, and the strongest item is wire,
which is selling well. Agricultural hardware
is in good demand at the west. The other
metals, copper, lead and tin, are all lower In
"Wheat, including flour, eipoits for the week
ending Feb. 4, aggregate 2,604,226 bushels,
against 2.017,002 last week 3,963,916 this week
last jear, 4,800,457 in 1902 and 4.097,813 in
1901. From July 1 1903, to date, they aggre
gate 101.134 204 bushels, against 150,957.540
last season 165,621,551 in 1902, and 116,805,627
"Corn exports for the week aggregate 1,411,-
186 bushels, against 1.469.396 last week 2,400.-
?.18 a year ago 160,145 in 1902, and 4.171,440
In 1901. From July 1, 1903, to date, they ag
gregate 34,898 659 bushels, against 22,736,026
last season 20,537,182 in 1902, and 115,953,500
"Business failures iu the United States for
the week ending Feb. 4, number 216, against
242 last week. 208 in the like week in 1903,
247 in 1002 250 in 1901 and 231 In 1900. In
Canada, failures for the week number 25,
against 18 last week and 27 In the week a year
THE BANK CLEARINGS
New York, Feb. 6.The following table, com
piled by Bradstreet, shows the bank clearings
nt the principal cities for the week ending Feb.
4, with the percentage of increase and decreane,
as compared ith the corresponding week of last
New lork $1,299,364,336
Baltimore Cincinnati Kansss City
Cleveland Minneapolis New Orleis
Louisville Omaha Milwaukee Providence
Indianapolis Los Angeles
Seattle Washington Salt Lake Cltv
Tacoma Topeka Davenport
Helena Targo, N.
Slou\ Falls, S.
Houston 19,440.593 80.9
1.9 2.0 6.8
68 300,724 22.S
38,4iS8.n58 30,413,530 23,453,776 22,537.500
21 947.546 13 8
14,068.765 10.038,168 1.9
33,953,981 103 6
7 131,993 .07
4 692 001
0 783.700 81.6
6 359S38 31 7
5,144.762 7 5
8.423.082 4.182.901 3.458.294 2,904,521 1,927,706 1,939.445 18.7
936,753 520,295 H.
3.0 1.9 3.S
Totals S .52,145,042.008
Outside New York 845,677,732 04
Winnipeg 4,457,008 19.4
old roosters ami culls, 5@6c ducks, fall
ey, heads off. 13c fair to good, 9gllc geese,
fancy, heads off. lie fair to good, 8@9c rosea
stock, Ida 2c loss.
DRESSED MEATSVeal, fancy, per lb, 7ftc
fair to good, Ot?JJTe small, overweight, 4ftt5c
mutton, fancy, 5&'6c lambs, yearlings, 7g0c
hogs, light, nVac medium, OVfco heavy, Be.
FISHCrapples, medium to large, Tc: small,
6c pickerel, 6c bullheads, tie plks, 0@7c.
t'\BBAGE i'er 100 lbs. $3.
SquirrelsGray, per do/.. 00c.
POTATOESWhite, per bu, car lots, sacked,
75(3.8i)t-, mixed, per bu. cai lots, sacked, 00
70c. small lots, sacked. 85@90c.
ONIONSPer bu, 70c.
KADB1TSCottontails, per dois, $1 jacks, per
PIGEONSLive, dos, $1: dead, doz, 75c.
DRIED PEASFancy yellow, per bu, $1.50
medium, $1.20 green, fancy, $1.75 medium,
$1.25 marrowfat, $2.23.
BEANSQuotations |Bc\uWe Backs: Fancy
navj, per bu, $2.23, choice uaTy, $2 medium,
hand picked, $2 medium, fair, $1.25 medium,
mixed and diity, 03@70c brown, fancy, $2.50:
brown, fair to good, $firstname.lastname@example.org Lima, Cali
fornia, per lb, 6c.
APPLESNorthern Spys, per brl, $5 Green,
irgs, $3.75 Baldwins, $3.50@4 Tallman Sweets,
$3 50 Russets, $3.50@4.
ORANGESFlorida*, all slses, $4 California
navels, extra fancy, 96s to 250s, $2.75- Califor
nia navels, fancy, 86s to 250s, $2.50.
LEMONSCalifornia, 'fancy, as to siae, $3.50
(&4. choice, $.1.25(j3.75.
SWEET POTATOESIllinois, per brl, $3.75.
CRANBERRIESLate Howes, pei brl, $8.30:
Jerseys, per brl, $6.50 Jerseys, bu boxes, $2.75,
Wisconsin Bell and Bugle, $8.50,
GRAPESMalagas, per keg, $6@7.
HONE)New fancy white. 1-lb secttons, 33c
choh-e white, 1-lb secttons, 12c, amber, lie
goldenrod, lie extracted white, In barrels, ttc
e\tiacted amber, 7%c.
BANANASFancj, large bunches. $3.25@8 50
medium bunches, $2.75@8 small bunches, $2.20
VEGETABLESRadishes, per doz -bunches, 40
75c lettuce, per dor, 45c, lettuce, heads* doa,
$t mint, per do*, 50c celery, per doss, 80@40c
celery, California, fancy, 75c choice, B5c
squash, doz, $2 parsnips, bu, $1 cucumbers,
per doz, $1.73 tomatoes, sis-basket crates,
$3.30 carrots, per bu, 90e@l cauliflower,
per crate, $4.50 parsley, doz, 60@65c green
unions, shallots, per doz bunches, $1.70 ruta
bagas, bu, 75&85C.
6.5 a 8
11.9 26.5 16.6
HIDES, PELTS, TALLOW AND
REVIEW OF THE HARKET BY THE N0RTH-
WESTEBN HIDE AND FUR CO.
Nothing new to report on anything in the
hide dealer's line except furs, which are about
10c lower. The biggest declines aie ou raccoon
2.8 5 2
Saturday, Feb. 6.Butter, firm. Eggs.
firm. Poultry, firm. Veal, firm.
BUTTERCreameries, extra, lb, 22&c cream
eries, firsts. 21c creameries, seconds. 17c
dairies, extra, 19c dairies, firsts, 15c- dairies'
seconds, 11 %c packing stock, 8@11%
-ated, extra, lie renovated, firsts, ll%c
,nd print fancy, 14c roll and print, fair to
EGGSNew laid, case count, current receipts
ases included, 25c candled, loss off doz 27c'
Mrties, *5 per case for candled seconds and
ihecks, per case, $5.
CHEBSE--Twins or fiats, fancy. ll@12c twins
flats, choice, 9c twsins or flats, fair to good.
A i9*i a
12c daisies. No 1. 12Vic
DRESSED POULTRYUndrawn turkevs. fan-
CT. small. 16c choice or young toms, 14(8: l.v
Wool, medium, unwashed 16 ffll
Wool, coarse lOVfc (CBI6I3
Wool, line, unwashed 12 14
Feathers, goose 40 ,(5.45
Feathers, ducu 34 '@40
Feathers, tmkey 2%@ 3
7c chicken's, springs: toms 12@33c culls,
fancy, 12i'3c pprings. fair to good, loeiic hens Victoria, 3@4 Winona, 5'i@6: Wolverine. 71
fancy, lare, llfg|UK l to good and sinalCl72j -C.-
No. 1. No. 2.
Green salted heavy steer hides Sty 7'4
Green salted cow hides 7 6V5
Green salted light hides 7*4 6&
Green salted bull hides 7
Green salted veal calf 11 9lj
Green salted long-haired kip 8 6M1
Green salted deacons 40 @55
Green salted branded, IVL-C per lb less than
fiee of brands.
Gieen or green frozen, less each grade.
Green salted horse or mule hides.
large $3.20 2.20
Green salted horse or mule hides,
medium 2.50 1.73
Gieen salted horse or mule hides,
small 1.70 1.00
Drv flint Montana, Oregon. Washington
And Idaho butcher hides, flat 14
Montana bulls and fallen hides .10
Dry flint Minnesota, Dukota, Wiscon
sin and similar 11 i
Green salted pelts, large to small,
each 50 @90
Dry flint calfstins 16 14
Dry flint teiritorial pelts, per lb ..10 .11
Tallow, In cakes 414 3VJ
Tallow in barrels 4% 3
Grease, light 8% 3
a (& 3 *4
Drv ginseng root, per ID $0.8O@6.00
Green, for planting, per lb 1.23
Seneca root, per lb 65@ .07
Beeswav, yellow 20
Beeswax, dark 24
The Commercial Strength."
BOSTON WOOL, Feb. 6.
Bulletin of to-day says- "The wool market is n nf
not as active as last month. Large cousumeis r,***/K*Son1,
have temporarilj supplied their wants, and while
terially leduced by the recent heavy operations 5^. c'dxmmuUoiL afteHro .eveninrc
and the selection, is much poorer than on Jan. 1.
prices closed with fine merinos and low
590,501 pounds, against 29,324,752 pounds at the
same time last jear."
slunks each 25c glue stock lb 3fe3
hides, each, $email@example.com} pony hides, each,
CHURCH SERVICES TO-MORROW
Prospect ParkBey. C. M. Heard morning,
"CUrlot as a Teacher no eveniug service.
EossRev. J. W. Heard morning, "The Re
liability of Conscience" evening, '"Christianity
a Practical Itellgion."
Lake StreetUev. T. W. Stout morning,
FowlerUev. P. A. Gool morning, "Stronger
than the Gulps of Hell'' evening, "An Un
Central GermanRev. C. L. Lehnert morn
ing, "The Recognition of Friends In Heaven"
evening, "Renewing the Youth of the Soul."
WesleyRev James S Montgomery morning.
"What Manner of Man" evening, musical, au
evening with Mendelssohn.
RichfieldRev. F. 1). Brown morning, "The
Healing Balm", evening, "The Production of
Hennepin AvenueRev. S. D. Hutslnnlller:
morning, "Is the Othei Man a Christian Tdo?"
evening, the Pentecostal Abbociatlon revival ser
BroadwayRev. T. N. Swipneiton morning,
"True Liberty' evening, union tempetance meet
ing of W. C. T. U. at Bioadway M. H., Rev.
Mr. Mltchcl, pastor of House of Faith Presbyter
ian, pre idling.
Bloomlngton AvenueRev. Rupert Swinncrton
morning, "Making Exeufees" evening, Rev. W.
Roves of the St. Peter African M. E. church will
Park AvenueRev.G. G. Vnllentyne morning,
"8 1^ Startling Sllis that Paralyze the Church."
fifth sermon bj request, evening, service is
withdrawn to attend Cariadine meetings at Hen
nepin Avenue M. K. church.
TrinityRev. LA. Willsey morning, recep
tion of members (Psalms xxxiv., 12-22), "Our
Other Bieturen" evening, evangelistic service.
SimpsonRev. W. II. Rider morning, "Metho-
dismWhit It Was and What It Is" evening,
"Home Series the Man in the Hohie."
NorthRev. m. Fielder evening, Rev. W.
A. Sha mon.
Weslev ChapelRev. T. B. Archer morning,
"A Common Calamity" evening, "Abraham
Lincoln" at the P. S. A. for men only Rev. T.
E. Archer will speak on "The Woods and the
Forest HeightsRev. J. H. Cudllpp morning,
'T he iNew Kingdom evening, "Mj Friend, the
Doctor," fifth address in series on "Rifle Balls
for the Hunting Season."
Thirteenth AvenueRev. C. F. Sharpe morn
ing, sacrament of the Lord's supper and recep
tion of meJibers evening, "The Prodigal's
There if, a hardening tendei cy and sliglitly high- *i,, 7T
er prices are obtained when quality Is consideied. 7
Medlum and low wools are all very strong and
sold ahead At Buenos Aires prices are strong Centre 1Rev. W. W. Daw ley, D, D. mor-
foi crossbreeds, with no importations into this nlivg. "The Lost Coin" evening. "Two Boys
country possible at less than 3ito for quarter- */CalvaivRev. Arthur Fowler, D. mor
blood. The quaiteer^ haus nont at ning, "Weariness
inefv 5 %c. A the Londol auctiosol^do sales
Thirty-eighth StreetRev. William A. Gerrie
of Open Door Congregational church will begin
a series of meetings, to continue thru the week
and the week following if deemed advisable.
All ace cordially invited to these services.
PilgrimRev. F. A. Smnnei, morning, "Wit
nesses of the Light." The Gideons will have
charge of the evening service.
Lowry HillRev. Henry Holmes morning,
Rev. R. P. Herrlck will speak, at 10.30 Chris
tian Endeavor services at .3o p. m.
Linden HillsRev. Chailes H. Maxwell morn
ing, "The Vicarious Piinciple" eveniug, a ser
vice for young people with Mr. BostwH-k, Mrs.
Crane and the pastor as speakers Christian En
deavor at 0.15, led by Anna Stauley.
PlymouthRev. H. Hallock. D. D. morn
ing, "Personal Acceptance of Christ" evening.
"Characteristics of the Gospel, Accoiding to Mat-
FirstRev. 13. W. Shurtleff: morning, "Mas
teiy Thru Service", evening, "The Choice That
VineRev. John S. Rood morning, "Foices at
Righteousuess", eveniug, "Religion in Ait Pic
tures," with stereoptieon conducted by Harring
Park AvenueRev. G. S. Rollins morning,
"No Substitutes for Christ" evening, Lincoln
memorial seivice, addresses by Governor Van
Sant and Rabbi Isaac J. Rypius of St. Paul.
John A. Rawlins post and citizens' staff will
attend in a body. The public is invited.
LjndaleRev. C. E. Burton morning, "Sin
Its Consequences", evening, "The Sprinir of
Como AvenueRev. J. M. Hnlbeit morning,
'The Church an Organism", evening, "The Last
Suppei and Gethsemane."
Morrison Memorial -Mission (Third street N)
Evening service conducted by Peter Stevens.
Chicago AvenueRev. .J. S. Conant morning.
"The Church, Her Mission, Message and Motive"
4 evening, "The Lord Our Righteousness and
^ThhmetsToi rffi'? SW"?
1 4c hois
1 I 2f
104 105 ion
American National Bank.
Fit st National Bank
Merchants' National Bunk
St. Paul National Bank
Scandinavian-American Bank 130
Second National Bank 220
Northwestern Trust Co.. 105
Minn. Trans. Rv. 1st rs,l16
Minn. Trans. Ry Co., 1st 4s,
Security Trust Company
St. Paul Union Depot Co.,
first Cs, 1930 *125
Union Depot Co., consol 5s.
Union Depot Co., consol 4s,
Interstate Investment Trust
American Light & Traction
Co., pref 83
American Light & Traction
Co.. com 44
St. Paul Gas Light Co
1st 6s, 1916 *310
St. Paul Gas Light Co.,
Cons.. 6s. 1938 *110
St. Paul Gas Light Co.,
general 5s. 1944
St. Paul Cltv Ry. Co..
cable 5s, 1937 105
West Publishing Co., com 250
West Publishlnij Co.. pref.
St. Paul Fire & Marine In
surance Companv 175
St. Paul Trustee Co 96
Superior Water. Light
Power Co 1st 4s. 19n,&
South St. Paul Union Stock
Yards Co., 1st 5s, 191b 78^4
302'i 3021/j 125
13" 107 3 li
330 115 109
87 47 41
132 111 110^
110 300 105
BOSTON MEWING STOCK, Feb. 6.Closing
prices In yesterday's market: Adventure, 2@
2% Allouez. 4%rf$4% Arcadian, 45@50 Ar
nold, 25(^50 Atlanta. 7V4@8 Bingham, 21(fg
21% Calumet & Hecla, 440(21445 Centennial,
15@15% Consolidated Mercer, 55@56 Copper
Range Consolidated, 4343% Daly West, 35
35% Dominion Coal, 59@60 Dominion Coal
preferred, 108 bid Dominion Steel. 8aS% Elm
River. 2%@2% Franklin. 8@8% Isle
Royal, 8@9 Mass., 4@4% Mayflower. 1:
asked Michigan, 5@5%: Mohawk, 35343SO
Montreal & Boston, 50O75 Granby, 3&@3%:
Anaconda, 16%@17%: Old Colony, l@Hi: Old
Dominion, 99!10 Osceola, 56%(S57: Parrott.
23y @24 Phoenix, 2%Oi3: Qulncv, 85}90
Rhode Island, lfftl^ Swift & Co., 100f.100%
Tamarack, 100 bid Trinity, 4%@5 U. S. Min
ing, 29@29%: U. S. Oil, 9@9% Utah, 32g32,%
TMitnito Tlfffi- Winona. Klilfffi: Wolverine. 71(8!
Wyandot, asked A. P., 46%46%.
not wholly withdrawn from the market, aie not First .SwedishRev. Olaf Bodien morning, "A
buying in any large quantities. A good business Holy People" evening, "Excuses."
in a small way bus been accomplished this week. Norwegian-DanishRev. J. O. Gotaas- mor-
The market is firm Supplies have become ma- ning, "Exultation of Chribt" evening"Watcher.
Bid. Asked. Sale.
German-American Bank 150
First National Bank 175
Germania Bank 100
Hennepin Co. Savings Bank... 150
Minneapolis Trust Company.. 125
Minnesota Title Insurance &
Trust Co., pfd 115
Minuesota Loan & Trust Co... 118
National Bank of Commerce. 125
Northwestern National Bank. 190
St. Anthony Falls Bank 127
South Side State Bank 135
Security Bank of Minnesota.. 153
Swedish-American Nat. Bank. 180
Minneapolis Gas Light Co.,
con. 6s. 1910-1930 108
Minneapolis General Electric
Co., con. os, 1929 103^4
Minneapolis Brewing Co., com. 1D1
Minneapolis Brewing Co., pfd. 106
Minneapolis Brew big Co.,
Minneapolis Syndicate 102
Minneapolis Threshing Ma
chine Co 175
Minneapolis Steel &, Machinery
North American Telegiaph Co. 70
Twin City Telephone Co., first
mortgage 5s, 1913-16 92
Twin City Telephone Co., com.
Twin City Telephone Co pfd. 106
S service lt
Jesu Christ's Gif Peace
ImmanuelRev. 0. J. Tiiggerson morning.
chapel car work.
CHICAGO HIDE MARKET, Feb 6-^The clos
ing hide quotations weie as follows: Heavy
green salted, cured, lb, 7^0, light green salted,
cured, lb, 7*4c, damaged green salted lb, 6*,ic
green No. 2, lb, 5J4c gieen No. 1, lb, 84e
salted bull hides, lb, 6&e part cured, No. 1. lb,
6%c part cuied. No. 2, lb, 5%c green bull,
lb, i^'a^ioVic salted bull hides, damaged, lb,
5%ic kip, lb, 6Ms(s8c gren salted calf, lb, 9cj
dry flint, lb, IdMsc deacons, each, 45@50c, 1 vice will bung to a close the special meetings i,, o i,w. Qr..iiL~. winch luive been held during the week.
BethlehemRev. Stanley B. Roberts morning,
'Make the Valley lull of Ditches", evening
Come Boldly to the Tin one ot God," sixth in
series on book of Hebrews.
Hope ChapelRev. Xeil A. Gilchrist evening,
"bowing and Reaping."
GraceRev. Donald D. .loKay morning, "The
Two Ways" eveuing, 'The Soul Athirst for
God. Christian tnueavor at 6 45 p. m.
Well' Doine"-* e'v'eni
FirstDr. A. H. Muishall, morning, "Jesus
and Lteinal Punishment", evening, "x'he Ideal
Audi ewMoi ning, Dr. Bridgeman of Hamlinc.
communion set vice.
Stew ait MemorialRev. R. A. Vanderlas
moruiug, communion service and reception of
new members, evening, "Why N^t?" I'his ber-
John Edward Bushnell,
r"u OI. ne,w members: evenined- "'Ph .1,.. *o- 7
Ship In theee eveniu Mr MorriT.OUL-
130 192 130
tverside Chapel (Tw entieth avenue S and
192 Two-and-a-haldf stieet),Rev. W. Ward, morn
155 tors welcome.
BethanrRev. T. J. McCrossan morning, the
first ot a series on "The Life of Elijah" eve
niug, "Christ Stilling the TempeBt."
St. Paul's (corner Biyant and Franklin ave
nues)Rev. Theodore Payne Thurston, lector
Morning, holy communion and sermon evening
service at 7:30.
300 107 Grace Church (corner Twenty-fourth street
and Sixtperith avenue' SJMorning, Colonel
George O. Eddy evening, -Rev. Andrew D.
Christ Church corner Lake street and Tindley
place)Morning, Rev. A. D. Stowe, holy com
munion and 8eimon& evening, A. B. Drewe.
Holv TrinityS. B. Purves morning, "The
Service of Divine Obligation", evening. "The
I nderlying Thought of the Sermon on the
Gethsemane (corner Fourth avenne S and
Ninth street)Rev. Irving P. Johnson morning,
8 o'clock, holy communion 10:30, holy com
munion and sermon by the rector evening,
prajer and sermon by the rector.
All Saints*Rev. George H. Thomas morning,
holj communion and sermon 12 o'clock, parish
school evening, evening prayer and anthems by
St Mark's Pro-CathedralMorning, 7:30, holy
communion 30.30, holy communion and sermon
by Vicar Hills evening, choral evensong and
sermon by Vicar Haupt.
Liberal (No. 2, Richmond hall)Rev. George
E. Bnrnell evening, "The Mark of Cain." This
will be the last lecture by Mr. Burnell before
leaving for California.
Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist (Second
avenue S and Fourteenth street)Morning,
Second Church of Christ, Scientist (corner Sec
ond avenue S and Eleventh street)Morning,
First Church of Christ, Scientist (Fifteenth
street, between Park and Portland)Morning
and evening, "Soul."
Third Church (6 W Lake street)Morning,
TattleRev. A. Tilllnghast morning,
sermon by oastor evening. "The Biography of
the Bible, Part III.The Law and Prophets of
the Oil Testament."
Church of the Redaemer*--Rev. Marion D.
Shutter. D. D. evening, Professor Ernest Fene-
IOSBB, "The War Between Japan and Russia
America's Interest in the Conflict."
All Soul'sRev. A. N. Alcott morning, "Ly-
mnn,Abbott's Objections to Woman Suffrage"
the Political Equality club will attend.
Salem EnglishRev. George H. Trabert. D.
D. morning. "The Seed and Its Fruitage",
evening, vesper service.
AugustanaRev. C. -T. Petri morning, "What
Is Christ to the Believe.'?": "evening, M. J.
Klander of Sweden will preach.
St. John's-Rev. Alfred Ramsey morning,
K. communion service and reception hall, 406 Twentieth avenue N)Evening, Pro
i "Th Lea 111 the
T1 Night, by
Unbelief. Sunday school at 3 p. m. Vlsi-
130 Vanderbaugh MemorialRev. W. O. Wallace
morning, "Paul's Inquiry of the Ephesian Chris
tians", evening, the Ladies' Home and Foreign
Missionary society will have chaige of the eve
ning services. Mrs. E. S. Williams, ptesbjterial
president for foieign missions, will give the ad
ST. PAUL, MINN.
The big and active Wheat market of last
week has continued on a more extensive
scale, and prices made rapid upward strides
toward the $1 mark, gaining 5 cents for
the week. The beats early .attempted to
make capital out of the closing down of the
flour mills of the northwest, and the larger
world's shipments, but this was of no avail,
as outside millers and buyers came Into the
jnarket with increased force, and have so
drawn on receipts that stocks will show a
Jarge decrease, even with 20 mills closed
down. It is announced that the big mills
pre soon to resume. Millers are active buy
ers, and commercial wheat is commanding
p. good premium over the May. Of the
world's shipments last week, we furnished
by far the largest part, and will supply a
larger percentage this week, as Argentine
(shipments are being delayed by unsettled
weather and as for Russia, she will have
iittle more to spare, for, with a war as good
as declared on her hands she must look to
her reserves. The situation, then, evolves
fn our home supplies, where we find primary
receipts constantly growing lighter and the
Wheat that 1B coming to market is drawn
from country elevators whose combined
slocks are under 6,000 000 bushels, the
smallest lecoid for January. In the south
west, where Wheat was reported only a
short time ago in piles on the ground, ship
pers are requesting that bids be discontinued,
|is theie is no more Wheat to ship. Our
visible supplj, and the world's visible as
well, dccieased heavily, the loss last week
amounting to 2,500,000 bushels, against an
increase of a like amount in 1903. The big
interest in this market continues to buy more
Wheat on all dips, and it is certain they
have considered the situation from all points
of view and are confident of the merits of
their position. There is scarcely enough
Wheat in sight to make a good showing for
filling May contracts, to say nothing about
distant futures, and, further than this, it is
daily becoming plain that every bushel of
Wheat we spare during the balance of the
crop year will be at the expense of reserves
and the price.
COMMODITY Weight 200 lbs.
100 bbls. 50c per bbl.
'"vt,e. Word fhqpimy fesso Zeno, "Th Charit
Band of Peace. SpiritualistEvening, "The
Spirit World", at 8 p. m., 220 Central avenue,
tests will be given.
New Thought Lyceum (Richmond hall, No. 1.
coiner Nicollet avenue and Eighth street)
10.45 a. m., address by Professor Ruth Brry
man-Ridges, "The Mastery of Fate."
Yggdrasil Theosophical Society (408 Oedar ave-
nue)4 p. m., "What Theosophy Teaches Us" (in
the Scandinavian langauge).
The People's New Thought Church (Richmond
hall. No .:)Morning, Dr. William C. Gibbons,
"The Vision of Power."
Salvation Army (hall 216 First avenue S)
Morning, Adjutant H. G. Craufoid, "Holiness"
afternoon at .1, praise service evening, revival
At the Church of the Redeemer Sunday eyening
Professor Ernest Fcnollossa will lecture on "The
War Between Japan and Russia America's In
terest in the Conflict." Professor Fenoiossa was
for nineteen years connected in an official ca
pacity with the educational department of the
Japanese government, and therefoie is qualified
to speak upon the subject.
Rev. S. V. S. I'isher will preach to-morrow at
the Fifth Avenue Cougiegutlonal church for
Rev. J. V. tjiultn, who will notjje able to fill
the pulpit. Mr. Fisher will therefore be Unable
to deliver a paper Monday before the Congrega
tional Ministeis' association as announced he
The Young People's Chiistian union of the
Church of the Redeemer will meet at 6.3D
p. m. topic, "The Value of a Christian Life."
The Ladies* Socinl circle of the Church of the
Redeemer 111 hold an all-day meeting at the
church Wednesday. Luncheon will be served
The Men's club of the Church of the Redeemer
met in the pastor's study Thursday evening
and listened to James F. Jackson, general man
ager of the Associated Charities, on "The Ne
cessity of Organization and Co-operation In the
Administration of Charitable Relief."
The regular monthly business meeting of the
Y. P. C. U. of the Church of the Redeemer
will be held at the church Monday at 8 p. in.
At Wesley M. E. church Friday evening a lec
ture wiU be given by Rev. Dr. J. S. Montgomery
on "The Natural Revelations of God," and Pro
fessor E. J. Freeman will present the story of
the "Gospel in the Stars." This story shows
the meaningless stellar constellations to be of
the deepest import when Interpreted as the his
tory and. Aophesy of the gospel story. It will
be fully ^Tustrated with astronomical and other
stereoptieon views and by four beautifully Illus
Rev. George E. Burnell, who has been giving
a couree of lectures In Richmond ball Sunday
evenings, will conclude the series to-morrow eve
ning, and will soon leave for Los Angeles, Cal.
Special evening evangelistic services will be
held in Bethlehem Presbyterian church next
week as follows: Tuesday, "The Source of
Blessing" Wednesday, "Four One Things"
Thursday. "The Only Savior" Friday, "On the
Lord's Side." Rev. A. B. Marshall, D. D., of
the First Presbyterian church, will preach for
the week. A large volunteer chorus led by
Mr. Oakley will furnish music. The meetings
will be continued thru February.
The Gideons will have charge of the services
at the Pilgrim Congregational church, Lyndale
and Fourteenth avenues N, Sunday at 7:80 p. m.
Plymouth car north to Lyndale. The meeting at
the Volunteers' hall Saturday evening will be
In charge of the Gideons.
At Westminster church Sunday morning the
Lord's supper will be celebrated and new mem
bers will be received. The morning music will
be as follows: Organ, "Invocation, Guilmant
anthem. "Iiight of the World," Elgar: offertory.
"God So Loved the World," Stainer. In the eve
ning O. T. Morris, tenor, will sing as offertory,
"Glory to Thee, My God, This Night," by Gou
nod. Other selections for the evening: Organ,
"Andante la F." Batiste anthem, "If I Go Not
Away." Adams quartet, "There Is a Besting
Avenae OkoTCh of
*iKrf* *i* t^rr t-j-
While all markets have made splendid
advances. Corn has been particularly strong,
and prices have advanced to the extent of
0V6c for the week. The upward movement,
which has been most steady, from 41c for
the May, on the clearer understanding of the
peculiar western situation, the poor grading
of the crop and the small movement to mar
ket, was further influenced by the heavy
buying early in the week for
the same account that has been
so prominently connected with the Wheat
market, and on the Argentine cables report
ing damage from drought. For years now
It has been an easy matter for us to dispose
of the largest of our cereal crops. Ih 1908
we did away with 2,500,000,000 bushels. In
1902 our crop was short, and price* were ad
vanced to 90c. Receipts so far of the last
crop, and the several state reports, clearly
indicate that the last crop was greatly over
estimated, and the attempt to establish and
hold values at a low level was just as
much in error, for not only have our de
mands Increased for Coin for feeding pur
poses, but the Inroads cereal compa
nies and the many other companies
manufacturing Corn products are making,
have not been taken into account, and it is
claimed that the low quality of the present
crop requires a larger amount to be used,
so that with these increases there must be
a corresponding increase in the price. The
enoimous movement to the south and east
continues, foreign orders have followed our
advances and our dally shipments and clear
ances are more than equal to receipts. The
piesent receipts are largely from elevators
and, with this supply exhausted, there will
be little corn to teach market centers until
well Into June. In the sj&eantlme, stocks
of contract corn are only 2,000,000 bu, and
the amount of the visible supply but 6,000,-
000 bu. The undertone to the market is one
of decided strength and, while we look
for occasional declines as the result of re
alizing of profits, we anticipate broad and ac
tive markets, affording excellent opportuni
ties for making investments that will yield
Write for Our Special Market LetterMailed Free.
IN PROVISIONS, GRAIN and FLAX, the MINIMUM LOTS TRADED IN are as FOLLOWS
"Sowing the Seed", evening, "What the Chris
Grand Avenue Church of ChristRev. C.
Osgood morning, "Our Redemption Draweth
Mgh", evening, the E. botiety will present
a special program of music and addresses.
Portland Avenue Chuich of ChristRev. R. W
Abberley morning, "Irouortalitv and the Hope
Beyond" evening, special lecture sermon- to
voung people on "Youth, Its Advantages and
FirstMrs. Vernon Emery, "The Seeing Eye."
NazarethRev. Amandus Norman morning,
"The Gospel of Law."
North Side Spiritualist Society (I. O. O.
"Step $85on 50tcs.
Figured in lbs.
UNEXCELLED SYSTEM PRIVATE WIRES PROMPT SERVICE
Chiist for Sundar is as follows: MorningQuar
tet. "Gieat la Our Lord," by Arthur Page, of
fertory, quartet, "Again Thy the Day Returns of
Holy Rest," by E. S. Hosnier. EveningQuar
tet, "Savior, Breathe an Evening Blessing," by
Henry Houeeley: offertory, duet, "Peace to This
Dwelling," A. M. Smith, sung by Miss Brazie
and Mrs. Pugh. The members of the quartet are:
Soprano, Miss Florence Braiie alto, Migs Gene
vieve Lawrence tenor, L. M. Pugh, bass, Samuel
The members of the Presbyterian Ministers'
association will visit Rev. Stanley B. Roberts
at hlB home, 2537 Pleasant avenue, at 4:30 p. m.,
Tuesday, Feb. 9.
Rev. F. H. Cooper, paBtor of the Olivet Bap
tist church, who has been for two weeks conduct
ing evangelistic services at Kenyon, Minn., will
pi each In his own pulpit to-morrow.
At the Hennepin Avenue Methodist church Sun
day morning Mrs Braekett and Mrs. De Witt
will sing "Blessed Savior," by Lange, for offer
tory. At 3.30 p. m. tho men of the church will
attend the Y. M. O. A. meeting to hear T.
Walker of this church. At 7.45 p. m. the Pen
tecostal association will have the use of the
church for the revival services, which began
Rev. Dr. P. A. Cool, who has been 111 for ten
days. Is convalescent, and expects to occupy
pulpit Sunday. Rev. Di. Stewart, the Tennes
see evangelist, with his special leader of chorus
music and gospel songs, will begin a series of
meetings In Fowler church Feb. 21, instead of
Uev. Dr. A. Marshall, pastor of the First
Presbyterian church, will begin a series of Sun
day evening sermons to-morrow on "Home, Sweet
Home." He will discuss the relationships, esti
mate the influence and consider ,the safeguards
of au ideal home. He will point out the dangers
and assail the enemies of the home. The
thought of each sermon will be illustrated with
appropriate music, and in the emrth the choir
will sing some home melodies that never die.
The seiies is as follows: Feb. 7, "The Ideal
Home" Feb. 14, "The Hope of the Home"
Feb. 21, "The Book in the Home" Feb. 28,
"The Harp in the Home."
Rev. B. Carradlne, the eminent St. Louis evan
gelist, will conduct a series of public evangelis
tic meetings in the Hennepin Avenue Methodist
church next week. Mr. Carradlne is said to be
a very powerful find dramatic preacher.
"Religion in Art" will be presented Sunday
evening at the Viae Congregational church by
Hariugton Beard with his stereoptican and in
The touui: People's society of the Augustana
Lutheran church held a very Important and in
teresting meeting Wednesday evening. The offi
cers elected are Dr. C. J. Petri, president Henry
Peterson, vice president Miss Seraphia Prim,
secretary Hugo Holmes, treasurer: Clark Petri,
organist Miss Iluida Anderson, librarian: pro
gram committee, Miss Anette Dryg, Frank
Pabonqulst, Mary Peterson and Beda Ekstrum
reception committee, Elsie Barqulst, Amelia
Malmberg, Edna Ericson, Seraphia Prim,' Hilda
Ekstrom, Arthur Petri. C. A. Rollin. Hugo
Holmes, August Barqulst and Carl E. Petri
mission committee. Sister Cecilia, Selma Ericson,
A. Barqulst, Anna K. Anderson, Effie Johnson,
Esther Johnson and Charles Cedar tract com
mittee, Amalla Malmberg and Ida Peterson.
The Woman's Missionary society ot the Augus
tana Lutheran church decided at its monthly
meeting Thursday to observe with proper festivi
ties the twenzy-nfth anniversary, March 4. Com
mittees were elected to make necessary arrange
ments and piepare the program. The whole day
will be set aside for the purpose and the com
mittee intends to have ready in a few days a
well prepared program. The offering will be
given to home missions.
M. J. Blunder, one of the most efficient and
successful lay preachers ot Sweden, is at pres
ent In this country. His desire is to learn to
know his countrymen In America. He has
spoken in several of the Lutheran churches In
Illinois and Iowa. He is an able speaker and
a forcible writer. He has been in Sweden one
of the ablest 'defenders of the old gospel truth
in opposition to P. Waldenstrom in his denial a
the vicarious atonement of Christ. Mr. Blan
der will preach in the Augustana Lutheran
church Sunday evening.
The Willing Workers' society of the Augus
tana Lutheran church will be entertained on
Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. August Ekman,
1617 Elliot avenue.
A large chorus, with at least sixty voices,
will be organized Monday evening by the organ
ist of Augustana church, J. vitor Berg
quist. All interested in good music who desire
to join are' invited te meet Monday In the
Augustana chnrch at 8 p. m. The chorus will
sing "The Seven Last words of Christ," by
The women having in charge the Mission
Cottage and Deaconess* Home of the Augustana
Lutheran church will give a reception to their
friends at the home, 1100 Eighth street S.
Wednesday evening. Thisthehome has proved
itself useful in'works of charity and missions
and thTeh desire of the women is to extend and
develop its usefulness and the charitable actirt-
DES MOINES, OMAHA.
WOO & CO14.
Bought and sold for cash or carried on reasonable
margins, upon which a commission will be charged
of on gram, on stocks and $ on flax.
nd fiommlttee work
The week opened with a sharp recovery
from Saturday's decline, which was more
the result of a misunderstanding of Secre
tary Wilson's report than on any special
development ot weakness, continuing with
the higher grain markets, and on the report
that a crisis in the political affairs of Russia
and Japan was near at hand, until new high
prices had been established on Thursday.
Naturally this resulted in stronger fcrelgnr
markets for our products and a rush to
replace lines sold on the advance the vresk
before. Hie supply of hogs to reach the
market this week has been tinder the esti
mate, with little Improvement in weight,
which, according to the Dally Trade Bulle
tin, averaged 14 pounds less in January thsn
in December and 2 pounds under a year ego.
at 204 pounds. The official statement of the
stocks of products in Chicago shows mesa
pork 19,711 barrels compared with 26,511,
and of lard 16,310 tierces against 17,210 tws
for the same time in 1003. Shipments of
cured meats run heavy, although interfered
with to some extent by car shortage. On
Monday and Tuesday they were 886,000
pounds more than for last year, and of lard
559,000 pounds heavier. The late shipment
of 3,000 tons of meats to the Orient Tie.
San Francisco has bettered the position of
all products generally, and the different swb
stitutes for lard have advanced from, a die
count of 2 cents per pound to Quite a pre
mium over this commodity, packers are add
ing less to their stocks weekly. While ship
pers inform us that the country has sold
hogs closer than at any time in their experi
ence. The present conditions In this market
will not permit any further reduction of
prices, which are right now below cost of pro
duction if the high prices of coarse graua
are considered, and after all this will be the
real basis in the future, as there is no Qoes
tion about the demand, which Is general and
from all sections.
Paul read selections from his book, "Bud."
Dr. and Mrs. Beckman entertained tVe fourth! "i
department ot Wesley league Wednesday evening.
Ice cream An& cake were served and aa unus
ually pleasant evening enjoyed.
Friday evening, a w&ek ago. the Junior league
of the Thirteenth Avenuo church govs an orange
sale for the benefit of missionary work. Arti
cles in oranges and wrapped in orange colored I
paper were donated by the members and bung
ID ev ergi een trees These ere sold and later 1
orange gelatine and wafers were served by little
waiters. A program included a missionary
Mother Goose and selections by Miss Jones, elocu- 1
tlorkt. About $20 was netted la spite of ad
verse weather. 1
Miss Emoroi Stacy, third vice president oC. A
the First Church league, gave a monthly report'
of her department at the business meeting last.
Saturday evening, which Included the following:!
Garments distributed. 3 calls made, 62t let-',,
ters written, 41 money expended, $13.72: din
Tiers provided for poor. 5 toys distributed, 46'
bouquets tnken to sick. 4 temperance literature, Jf
distributed and two temperance lectures arranged,!.*^
for and rent paid for poor woman.
Chicago, Feb. 6.Northwestern untve*' l|
sity has established in the college of lib-"
eral arts 100 scholarships open to studentsJM
from all parts of the country, to be a-Ci
signed upon a new basis, which resembleMI
in some respects.the Rhodes scholarships.?,||
The chief emphasis in the selection of stu-,
dents will be laid upon promise of su-j
perior achievement or probable fitness foff-^
MIDWAY HOR8E MARKET, Minnesota Trans
fer, St. Paul. Minn., Feb. 6.Barrett & Zim
merman report that the trade opened with a de
cided activity in all branches ot the market.
Farm mares moved briskly. The medium grades
were leading. Prices held firm and steady.'
Drafters, extra, $190 to $215: drafters, choice.
to $100 drafters, common to good. $IS0 to
160 farm mares, extra, $140 to $180 farm
mares, choice, $120 to $140 farm mares, com
mon to good, $100 to $120. ||j
LONDOHeCLOSING STOOKB, Feb. 6.Consols'
for money, 87 5-16: consols for account, 87 7-1.6
inaconda. 3%: Atchison, 70 Atchison preferred,
92 Baltimore & Ohio. 83%: Canadian Pacific,
120 Chesapeake A Ohio. 83% Chicago Great
Western, 18: Chicago. Milwaukee & St. Paul.
146% Do Beers, 19% Denver ft Rio (ftande, 21
Denver & Rio Grande preferred. 72: Brie, 86%
Erie first preferred, 66% Erie second pwferred,
45 Illinois Central, 132 Louisville Nashville,
107%: Missouri, Kansas & Te*s. Vftk', NfKj.A
York Centra^ 121% NorfolkJk Wettern, *%f|.^
Norfolk eV Western preferred. 90 OnU
Western, 22 Pennsylvania, 59% Rand Htae*.'
Reading:. 21% Rtadlng first preferred, 40%.
.Reading second preferred, 21% Southern B#S-
way preferred, Hi Southern Pacific, 48%5JM***
Pacific, 80% Union Pacific preferred. 98 TJnjtea
State* steel, ll: United States Steel preferred,
56 Wabash. 19%: Wabash preferred. 87.
Bar silver, quiet. 25 11-led per ounce.
Money. 1%2 per cent.
The rate of discount In the open market tor
short busl 1e 2%J2% per cent. The rate of dis
count in the open market for three months' toll*.
is 2's@2 15-16 per cent.
in conjunction and In harmony with the Aasod*
EPWORTH LEAGUE NOTES.
The district cabinet will visit Bloomingto*
renne Church league to-morrow evening, topic,
The Universal and Personal Christ" referencey
On account of illness, George L. Stuart, the
Tennessee evangelist, has postponed fate coming
to Feb. 21, when he will begin meeting* at the
Fowler Methodist church.
The Ben Hur entertalument to begtfea the
district league Friday evening in Y. M. 0 A.
hall is being energetically pushed by the league* 1
and some chapters are reserving a section -4
seats so their members may sit together.
Wesley League held a business meeting last
evening after which Bet. Dr. Marshall of St* t' t,
SAY THEY WATERED STOCK.
S&n Francisco, Feb. 6.Tiro suits
to-day by the Hana Plantation, company"Au$-Jfiled!
allege that the stock of that corporation,!
which owns one of the oldest BUgar planta-1
lions in the Hawaiian islands, was watered? JHj i
from $300,000 0 $6,000,000. The suits ar
filed by the present board of directors,"
against directors Who had charge of tha*~
company's affairs in the past. V"J