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VOL. XXX X -NO. 4.
BOLIVAR, TENNESSEE, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1904.
SUBSCRIPTION: $1.00 Per Year.
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Tennessee State News)
THE CAMPAIGN IN THE EAST
New York Will Witness a Battla
Royal all This Week.
Tennessee's Horticultural Exhibit.
Tennessee's horticultural exhibit
shows, the remarkable diversity of
products of the State, a diversity
greater, it is believed, than is found
in any other State. The reason for
this exists in the geographical posi
tion of the State, midway between
the North and the Southland more
particularly in the differences in al
titude and soils. Along the Missis
sippi river the elevation in Tennes
see is only 210 feet above the level
of the sea; the summits of the
Unaka mountains on the eastern
border are 0,000 feet high. IJetween I Lioen continuouslv
these two extremes are fertile val-1 Lhe two counties for about fifty-two
leys, hills and mountains which ! ears. Durin- the time he served t
show all the varied ilora from .North ; ;.i Madison eountv he rendered
Carolina tc Labrador. -.186 iudements. Onh tw
And, aglin, Tennessee possesses cre ever appealed, one being af-
fli med and one reversed.
World's Record in One Office.
An interesting character is Squiro
liobert Sims, of Gadsden, Crockett
county. lie is an uncle of Congress
man Thetis Y. Sims, and is about
TO years of asre,
member of the County Court of
Madison for twenty-one years, hav
ing been first elected in 1852. When
Crockett eountv was formed, his
liome, Gadsden, was taken from
Madison as a part of the new coun
ty, lie became a member of the
ourt of that eountv at once and has
Id the position ever since, having
Iloth of the Great Parties Will Make
m Supreme Effort to Carry the
somewhere, every variety of soil
which exists in the United States.
Such, then, are the possibilities pre
sented to the investigator after suit
able localities for fruit-growing.
Candor, however, compels the ad
mission that the . fruitgrowers of
Tennessee are not taking full ad
vantage of their opportunities. Yet
they are awakening to the chances
presented, and thus the fruit busi
ness in this State is in a transition
period. Certain sections, however,
are already doing much along these
The Humboldt region in West'
New York, Oct. 31. Full steam will
be put on by the republicans for a
Squire Sims was a final campaign of New York state dur
ing the closing week, 500 mass meet
ings a night having been planned.
Secretary Taft, Secretary Shaw and
probably Secretary Hay will storm the,
up-state cities early in the week, and
will direct their last fire at the demo
cratic fortifications in Greater New
York, while National Chairman Cortel
you is to hurry back from Chicago to
at least lend his presence, if not to
speak, at Durland's riding academy in
this city Friday night. Monday night
the Republican Business Men's and
Sound Money leagues were booked for
a rally for Roosevelt at Carnegie hall,
with Secretary Taft as the star orator.
Friday night Elihu Root will make his
final appeal at Durland's, which will
probably end the republican oratory in
this city. Saturday, Sunday and Mon
day will be devoted to arranging to
a magistrate in
Amendments May Carry.
From reports that have been com
piled from each grand division of bring out Tuesday's vote
t!:e State the amendments to the With Judge Parker on the stump
constitution to be voted on in 'die nearly every night during the week,
November election are likely to car- the wind-up of the democratic cam-
ry. through a misunderstanding of paign Promises to be exciting. In this
tiro ballot in the country districts. V humlr eds f meetinss wi
l, .f.,t.i , ,At,:i? held every niSut- Tammany district
jo muuu mat, cv iiitxuj icv.imii.aii,-
Tennessee is fast becoming rich
i'rom the vast quantities of the best
tomatoes, strawberries, asparagus,
and other fruits and earlv vegetables
for the market. So, too, is the
Chattanooga region with peaches,
tomatoes, strawberries and melons,
and Da3'ton and Harriman with
peaches, apples and small fruits.
Xorth of Nashville, also, there is a
district called Faradise Ridge,
which excels in strawberries, and
can grow any fruit, except tropical
fruits, to perfection. All these re
gions have furnished and are still
furnishing exhibits which are
greatly admired at the World's Fair.
Other points from which remarkable
and interesting exhibits have been
sent are Columbia, Jackson, (J rand
Junction, Nashville, Chattanooga,
Memphis and Mack.
At the World's Fair Tennessee
lias excelled, especially in tomatoes,
peaches, pears, cantaloupes, water
melons, strawberries, egg plants,
summer apples and quinces.
Tennessee Conference Adjourns.
The Tennessee Conference con
cluded its annual session at Gallatin,
last week, and'will meet next year
at McKcndree Church, Xashville.
The last day's session was devoted
to the reading and discussion of the
reports of the standing committees.
Some of these reports, notably that
from the Committee on Education,
provoked lively debate. This re
port admitted that co-education
was a failure, and urged that step.;
be taken to establish a female col
lege. The report of the Committee on
lempcrance iavored the extension
of the Adams law to all towns and
cities in the State, and severely con
demned the jug trade in dry towns,
and the cigarette habit.
The Mission Board report favored
a 10 per cent increase in collections
for missions. There was some
uiuuiiu w i v,i tine. uukfuaiii V-1 -
eration was deplored in another re
port. Easter Sunday was set apart for
taking a public collection in each
church for the superannuate en
dowment fund. The sum of
527.57 was distributed to' benefici
aries of the fund in the shape of
The Committe on Church Prop
erty reported an increase in
churches and parsonages, with an
increase in valuation.
leaders have been directed to pull the
lever out to the last notch. The Par
ker meeting at Madison Square garden
Monday night was designed to repre
sent the supreme effort of the dem
ocrats. Judge Parker making his first
i vs have been practiced in the bal
lots that the people in the back dis
Iricts will fear to scratch a cross
lijKJ through the "'amendment" por
i:on of the official ticket. If thet
fail to do this, then they vote for appearance on the stump, aside from
the amendments. The opponents to
the amendments insist that the offi
cial ballots were so arranged with
this idea in, view.
his addresses to visiting delegations at
It is expected to give that impetus
to the rising tide which democrats are
now confident is with them and which
they expect to see grow to surprising
proportions before the end of the week
as the result of Judge Parker's appear
ance on the stump, together with a
great number of other meetings, at
Making It Hot for Them.
Federal Court at Jackson is mak
ing it warm for the violators of the
retail liquor dealers' law. J. P.
Cook, of Weaklev county, last week, which many famous democrats are to
entered a plea of guilty of unlaw- speak, including ex-President Cleve-
ful retailing and was sentenced to
liirty days in jail, and fined $100.
liobert Garrett, of Carroll county,
vns convicted of a similar offense,
i iid received the same dose. Judge
( 'lark savs he will extend no further
leniency to this class of violators.
The democratic managers are confi
dent that Parker will carry New York,
and are predicting 2S0 votes for him
in the electoral college.
NOTE TO POWERS
Important Subjects Which Might Be
Opportunely Passed Upon at
the Present Time.
CHAMPION ELECTION BET flRED UPON OWN
Over a Million Dollars Worth ol
Property Staked on the Election.
linn Been Made at Silver Citn
"ew Mexico, anil the Deed
Placed in Escrow.
RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF NEUTRALS
COULD BE K0RE CLEARLY DEFINED.
The Distinction in Contraband of
War and the Treatment of Ships
of Belligerents in" Neutral Ports
Also Subjects That Might Well be
Washington, Oct. 31. 'Perhaps the
largest bet recorded this year," said a
western man, "was recently made at
Silver City, between V. C. Place, gen
eral manager of a mining company of
Grant county, New Mexico, and Charles
M. Shannon, proprietor of a newspaper
at Silver City.
"Mr. Place bet a gold mill, recently
erected at a cost of $40,000, and mines
and other property, including a mer
cantile house, taking the Roosevelt
The Latest and Most Probable Sola
tion of the North Sea Fish
ing Fleet Tragedy.
THE RUSSIAN FLEET FIRED ON
OWN TORPEDO BOAT SCOUTS.
One Escaped Damage, While
Other, Ilellevlnur It irai Attacked
by apanese, Ileturueil the Fire,
Wounding? Several on Board the
London, Oct. 31. The St. Petersburg
Cave-ins have thus far prevented th
recovery of bodies in Colorado mlna
Secretary of State Hay has issued
formal invitation for reassembling of
The Hague conference.
William McNeil, cf London, Ont,.
leads the winners at the World's fair
Railway officials agree in saying that
October's passenger record exceeds all
others in the history of St. Louis.
The Russian press Is enjoying mors
liberty than heretofore, and a move-
the meat in the direction of freedom is on
Following the approval by the czar
of the settlement of the North sea af
fair, the Russian Inquiry has been be
gun at Vigo.
Two firemen and one spectator were
lui x cvTiJiJiiur ii i. iiii-' rj in ( -1 x i nisi i t a. - . .
wrn., - . , r siVIp jifrnJnst larp-B rr, ir.ee nj L. .. " . " nun ai a nre m a warenouse on Hrsc
""umbluu' compliance 4 . . . . lo nave m autnonty lor stating that strPPt Sr. T.nmS r.,.nii i,v th nivnn
-u i iv - - -i . . I nil l ninps at I "1 1 ttnn 1 ho la i tor hoimr rn I i j.c.;,. J ' ' J
mu ui ut-is ui lue president, secretary I iuc ouuimm u uuw ueimneiy ascer
of State Hay has completed and had
issued his note to the powers inviting
them to another peace congress. In
part the note says:
"The annual conference of the In
terparliamentary union was held this
year in St. Louis in appropriate con
nection with the World's fair. Its de
liberations were marked by the same
nobte devotion to the cause of peace
and to the welfare of humanity which
had inspired its former meetings.- By
the unanimous vote of delegates, active
or retired members of every parlia
ment in Europe, with two exceptions,
certain resolutions were adopted.
Present War Xo Bar.
"These resolutions were presented to
the president by a numerous delega
tion of the Interparliamentary union.
The president announced that he
would, at an early day, invite the oth-
the Parker side.
'The necessary papers have been
made out and placed in escrow, pend
ing the result of the election. The
property at Clifton, represented by
Shannon, is valued at $600,000, the
present owners having once refused
$400,000 for it. The property staked on
Roosevelt is in fine condition and is
producing regularly monthly shipments
of gold bullion. This is undoubtedly
the largest bet that will be made on
the election this year.
"Mr. Shannon held an official posi
tion under Mr. Cleveland when he was
president. Shannon won large sums
on Cleveland twice and lost on Harri
son and McKinley's first election."
tained that the Baltic fleet fired on two
of its own torpedo boats which were
scouting round the warships. One es
caped by skillful maneuvering. The
other, believing when the firing began
that it was attacked by Japanese, re
plied, wounding several on board the
nearest battleship. The commander
of the torpedo boat was the first to
realize the mistake, whereupon he sig-
Ferris Drug Co.
An operation for appendicitis was
performed, Sunday, on Japanese Min
ister Takahira in New York. His con
dition is serious.
Eleven Japanese seal poachers were
killed and several wounded in an at
tempt to raid the rookery at Copper Is
land, controlled by the Russians.
The attendance at the World's fair
naled frantically then got out of range, is nearly the 16,000,000 mark, the ad
Three battleships continued firing, but missions for last week being 749,363,
their shots were aimed at the British
fishermen. Admiral Rojestvensky held
an inquiry into the matter before the
warships reached Cherbourg.
THE EXODUS FROM IRELAND
LIMITED TERM MARRIAGE.
Remarriage of a Turkish Conple
After a Twenty-Five Year Lim
ited Term Union.
St. Louis, Oct. 31. Marriage on the
limited-term plan Is recognized in the
northern part of Africa and parts of
Turkey, according to the statements
1 1 .
OF STATE JOHN HAY.
Stole Cotton by Moonlight .
Andrew Hudson, a negro, was
tried last week at Jackson and bound
over to the Circuit Court on the nov
el charge of picking and stealing
cotton by night on the farm of Mr.
.Tack Donnell, in the Fifteenth dis
trict. The cotton was missed in the
field, a watch was set and the negro
was caught in the act of taking it
from the bolls.
The IlritiMli Suld to He Greatly Wor
ried Over Irish KiiiiKration
Washington. Oct. 31. According to
a report received from United States
Consul Stephens,- in Plymouth, the
British are greatly worried over the
continued emigration of the Irish
peasantry to America.
"Never before," writes Mr. Stephens,
"have the Irish people manifested such
a determination to leave their country.
At present they are leaving at the rate
Three cases of smallpox have de- of 2,000 a week, and no argument ad-
er nations, parties to The Hague con
vention, to reassemble with a view to
pushing forward the work already be
gun at The Hague.
"While at the present moment no
armistice between the parties now
contending is in sight, the fact of an
existing war is no reason why the na
tions should relax the efforts they have
so successfully made hitherto toward
the adoption of rules of conduct which
may make more remote the chances
of future wars between them.
Ask Other State In.
AXOTIIKK CABIXKT MEETING.
The Points of the North Sea Inquiry
Were I'nder Consideration.
London, Oct. 31. The cabinet met
again Monday afternoon to consider
the points of the inquiry into the
North sea affair.
The admiralty estimates 28 British
battleships and 75 other warships were.
mobilized during the four days the
Anglo-Russian crisis was most acute.
Reports are current that the board
oi . Anastassiu Dit Natalie and his of inquiry into the North sea affair
wue to Justice I. YV. Campbell, of St,
Louis county, immediately after their
ine coupie were married 2a years
ago In Brussels, Belgium, but, being
natives of oriental countries, they rec
ognized the customs of those places
and told Judge Campbell that, being
well satisfied with each other, they had
concluded to try married life for an
other 25 years. They told Judge Camp
bell it was the custom to be remarried
every 25 years in their native coun
After the ceremony each gave the
other a silver ring, in accordance with
the customs of their native countries.
bringing the total to 15,933,295.
Viceroy Alexieff is on his way to St.
Petersburg. It is reported that he ia
to be made Viceroy of the Caucassus,
an easy berth, almost equal to exile.
Reports from Colombia say that
President Reyes is unable to cope with,
the unsettled conditions. Paper cur
rency is being issued in great quanti
ties. A victim of steamer gamblers at St.
Louis declares the police to whom ha
complained about being robbed said
they could not make arrests on Sun
day. Striking hoisting engineers having
failed to agree with the operators on,
the wage scale in the Illinois coal
fields, the expected settlement oi the
strike is prevented.
Twenty-six out of 40 presbyteries
voting on the proposed union of the
Cumberland Presbyterian church and
the Presbyterian church of the United
States are in favor of combining.
Three persons were killed and 21
injured in a rear-end collision on the
Missouri Pacific at Tipton, Mo., early
Sunday morning. The coroner's jury
found the crews of the trains responsi
ble for the wreck.
M. Jl'T.ES CAM BOX,
French Ambassador to England.
THE LOAN ALMOST PAID UP TU COISist f one Russian one Eng-
With Tnenday's Payment of Half
Million the World's l'air Will
Owe the Government $101,S5O.
veloped among negro farm hands,
near Adams. The disease has also
made its appearance in Hickman
St. Louis. Oct. 31. When the regular
fortnightly payment by the World's
Among the broader general ques- I fair on the government loan of $4,G0O,-
vanced to keep them on their island
has the slightest effect."
Mr. Stephens says that more than
22,000 have left Ireland for America
during the present year, and those al
ready in the United States send home
money as rapidly as possible to defray
the expenses of their friends and rela
tives to follow them.
Under the semi-annual school ap
portionment, payable January 1,
next, Shelby county will receive $4,
0GG.37 on a school population of
.-,r,2:0. while Davidson's share will SOMETHING NEW IN RUSSIA
be $3,912.03, her school population
Demonstrative Student Released
the IoIiee Who Arrested
Fire at Wildersville.
The Spellings-Ivosser stave facto-
i H'-.-i.i ,':m l.j. j-
iv at twmaMUiu iruugiii lire U lew Si.Pptershiirff Off S1 . Students horA
days ago and was damaged to the have made a demonstration in front of
Honan Jury Board Bill.
The cost of boarding the jurv in
the Honan murder trial at Memphis
was $540, the sum being larger than
ever before paid by the State for
board for a jury.
Wonder if He Means It?
flon. M. Brooks Xorfleet, of
Memphis, it is said, told a Xash
ville newspaper reporter last week
that he would be a candidate for the
Democratic nomination for govern
or two years hence in the event the
four year constitutional amendment
M-as not ratified.
amount of several hundred dollars
Part of th? shed, belts, barrows, pul
leys, etc., were consumed.
Still After the Gamblers:
Sheriff Kries. of Knox eountv,
continues his crusade against th-2
Knoxville gamblers, and the six
men who were arrested last week in
a raid on Alderman Finley's saloon
were lined $15 each and costs. Four
arrests were made last week' for
Kazan cathedral. The police arrested
the students, many of whom were girls.
Gen. Foulon, prefect of the city, re
leased the girls and punished the po
He then went to the students and
persuaded them to disperse without
causing further disturbance. The stu
dents grievance was the suicide of an
other student while in prison.
The public is amazed at the reforms
thus manifest in police methods. This,
tions affecting the right and justice
or the relation of sovereign states.
which were at The Hague relegated to
a future conference, were: The rights
and duties of neutrals: the inviolabil
ity of private property in naval war
fare, and the bombardment of ports,
towns and villages by a naval force.
The other matters mentioned in the
final act take, the form of suggestions
for consideration by interested gov
Other matters closely affecting the
rights of neutrals are: The distinction
to be made between absolute and con
ditional contraband oi war and the
inviolability of the official and private
correspondence of neutrals.
'As for the duties of neutrals to
ward the belligerent, the field is scarce
ly less broad. One aspect deserves
mention, from the prominence it has
acquired during recent times, namely,
:he treatment due to refugee bellig
erent ships in neutral ports.
"It may also be desirable to con
sider and adopt a procedure by which
states nonsignatory to the original
acts of The Hague conferences may
become adhering parties."
0Q0 Is made to the treasury depart-
by the exposition management Tues
day morning it will be the amount
"nominated in the bond," $500,000 and
of high position.
Premier Balfour and Lord Lans-
downe, the foreign secretary, have
made personal calls on M. Cambon,
the French ambassador, to thank him
for his efforts toward a settlement of
the Anglo-Russian dispute.
OltDKHKIJ TO PATROL THIS STRAIT
Mauriee Oarryiuore Dyingr.
New York, Oct. 31. Maurice Barry
more, the actor, is said to be in a dy
ing condition at the sanitarium in
Amityville, L. I., where he has been
for a number of years. It is feared
that the end is only a few days off. His
vitality has been marvelous, but it is
now at its last ebb.
Made a Reeord Itun.
Garrett, Ind., Oct. 31. A special
train carrying President Oscar G. Mur
ray of the Baltimore & Ohio and party
made a record run over the, Chicago
division, covering 131 miles ' in 126
minutes. The train was drawn hv a
The British Fleet Keeping Busy In
the Straits of Gibraltar.
Gilbraltar, Oct. 31. The Eritish fleet locomotive of the Atlantic tvne
Aiier tne last payment, on October has again been ordered to patrol the
straits. It has also been ordered to
escort all mail boats.
The British battleship Hannibal left
15, as there was but $091,850 remain
ing due to the government from the
exposition, it was generally thought
tase of the Rivera.
that tho fair management would de- Gibraltar, bound eastward, and the
cide to wipe the debt out entirely
with the next payment.
Secretary Stevens stated, however, the Bacchante has gone to Vigo
that this would not be the case, but
that only the amount required by law
would be paid. This will leave a bal
ance of J1&1.S50 due on the next pay
ment, November 15.
cruiser Bacchante has steamed away
In a westerly direction. It is believed
FIREI) lPO BRITISH COLLIER,
TWO FIREMEN INJURED.
taken in rnn n prt Inn with tho nmmloo
C 1 TT T 1 T
Ollliuav WOiauons. lie lias aiSO tie- of a free nress has eivAn Ha to
clared war on houses of ill fame.
Luther White Killed.
Luther White, a farmer, aged 38
years, was killed a few davs ago at
Greenfield while trying to board an
Illinois Central freight train. He
fell beneath the wheels and was
crushed, both legs being severed at
the thigh. He leaves a wife and
that there may
GREATEST SILVER STRIKE.
Thirtr Acre of Ore Body, One Hun
dred and Forty-Five Feet Deep,
Carrying Thirty Ounces.
Two young men, aged about 21
and 22, locked in each others em
brace, laid down upon the tracks of
the Tellico railway, about four miles
from Athens, last week, and let the
train run over them. It is not
known who the young men were.
There was notihng on their persons
to indicate their identity. The bod
ies were taken to Athens, where an
inquest was held, but nothing de
finite developed about them.
Declines to Pardon McCoy.
Gov. Frazier has declined to in
terfere to prevent W. C. McCoy
f rom being taken to the peniten- body is said to extend over 30
tiary. McCoy's sentence of three and is 145 feet in depth. The or
years for defrauding Knox eountv
in the pauper burial and resurrec
tion scandals having been recently
confirmed by the Supreme Court.
Leadville, Co., Oct. 31. What is said
to be the greatest silver strike ever
made in this camp has been made in
the Colorado mine, in which the Amer
ican Smelting & Refining Co. and Den
ver capitalists are interested. The ore
ries 30 ounces of silver to the ton, and
as it is easy to mine it is regarded as
Shocked to Death.
Mrs. F annio Sternbersrer, who
shot and killed Milton J. Sternber
ger, her husband, in Memphis, sev
eral weeks ago, and who was con
victed of involuntary manslaughter
and sentenced to two years in the
2eniten7iary. died last week at the
city hospital. After the verdict was
rendered two weeks ago, the woman
collapsed, and had not made a com
petent statement since, fche
steadily weaker until death came.
Bis Purchase of Mexican Land.
Austin, Tex., Oct. 31. Advices from
Mexico state that the deal of W. C.
Green and associates for the purchase
of nearly 3,000,000 acres of timber land
in -western Mexico has been closed.
The purchase price was only 35 cents
His Debts Worried 111m.
Eldora. Ia.. Oct. 31. Gus Womels-
dorf, a piano dealer of this city, com
mitted suicide by shooting. In his
pocket were two letters directed to his
wife and daughter. He stated that he
was so badly ia debt that he must end
Flrea Discovered in the Two Stee
pler of St. John' Catholic Church,
St. Louis, Sunday.
St. Louis, Oct. 31. Mystery sur
rounds the fire which was discovered,
Sunday afternoon, in the two steeples
of St. John's church, at Sixteenth and
Chestnut streets, and which destroyed
several thousands of hymn books and
a set of wax figures.
The fire was discovered by D. N. Ho-
tran, who was passing the church. He
at once turned in an alarm, and the
Sre was soon extinguished. The loss
on the books and the wax figures is
estimated at $1,000.
ft is believed by the police that the
fire was the work of an incendiary.
as they think that both steeples could
not have caught fire simultaneously.
Indian Teachers Decline.
Wasnington, Oct. 31. The commis
sioner of Indian affairs, reporting to
the civil service commission on ap
pointments in the Indian school serv
ice for the month of September, says
m a total of 126 appointments made
last month 56 failed to accep.t
Guthrie, Okla.. Oct. 31. During an
nttempt to break jail at Chickasha, I.
.T., Jim Boswell, under a five j'ears
sentence for horse stealing, was fatally
shot by Deputy Jailer Ellis. Boswell's
fellow conspirators concluded to remain.
ney Aarromr tuonpea Death, at
Did Many Others in a St. Louis
Fire Sunday Msht.
St. I-ouis, Oct. 31. Two firemen
were injured and several had narrow
escapes by a falling roof at a stub
born fire which broke out in an old
warehouse in First street, near Locust
street, now occupied by the Dixon
Ferris Drug Co., shortly before six
o'clock Sunday night. Another man
was injured by being run over at Sixth
and Morgan street by Chief Haines'
Two alarms were turned in, bring
ing ten engines to the scene. Under
T ire Chief Swingley's personal direc
tion the building and structure in tha
Admission Made By Russian Officers
While at Tnnsier.
Eerlin, Oct. 31. The Frankfurter
Zeitung has a dispatch from Tangier
which states the officers of the Baltic
fleet there admit that while coming to
Tangier they shelled a British collier
which was carrying no lights. The
result of the bombardment is not
NANNIET0 WED HER CAPTAIN
Miss "ancy Letter to Marry Capt.
Colin Campbell, a Scion of the
House of Argyll.
London, Oct. 31. Miss Nancy Leiter,
Lady Curzon's youngest sister, it is
rumored here, will marry Capt. Colin
Campbell before Lord Curzon and his
wife return to India. "Nannie," as her
mother and sisters call the charming
t, . I I Change Rainfall
Stations. Gauge 24 hours;in 24 hra
Pittsburs 6.3 0 ZT
Cincinnati 4.1 0.1
St. L.ouis 9.9 o!4
Ft. Paul 6.8 0.4
Iavenport 7.9 0.2
Keokuk 7.2 0.0 '
Kvansville 1.8 0.1
Memphis 3.4 0.1 '
Louisville 2.7 0.1
Cairo 8.3 0.4
Now Orleans 4.4 0.3
Grain and Provisions.
youngest member of the family, met
rear were drenched with water, the Campbell in India. He is a scion of
fire being extinguished in less than an , the house of Argyll.
The damage to the buildings is est!
mated at $8,000.
His Day is Nearly Done.
Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 31. Fearful of
the effects of a northern winter, the
relatives of Dr. Sankey, the Gospel
singer, are preparing to take him south
in the hope that his life may be pro
longed. The day of the "sweet singer"
is nearly done.
BIrt Dredlns Contract.
Quincy, Ill.ti. 31. The Quincy
Dredging & Towing Co. has been
awarded the contract of dredging the
Sny levee from New' Canton to Hor
ton, a distance of nine miles. It will
take several years to complete the
Oklahoma Cotton Advancing-.
Guthrie, Okla., Oct. 31. Buyers are
paying on an average of $3 per hun
dred for cotton in the seed here, and
$8.75 in the lint. Prices are going up
continually, and it now looks as if
Oklahoma farmers were going to get
British Gnard Troopship.
Gibraltar, Oct 31. The British
troopship Asaye, homeward bound, wa3
ordered not to proceed without an
escort. She has now left, accompanied
by a battleship and two cruisers. This
is a most unusual procedure.
Woman Convicted of Murder.
Fort Worth, Tex., Oct 31. Milfred
Clifton, who was tried for the murder
of Ab Patterson in this city several
months ago, was found guilty of man
slaughter and her punishment assessed
at four years in the state's prison. ,
Son Held for Murder.
Carlyle, 111., Oct. 31. The body of
Mrs. Anna Ross, an aged negro woman,
who disappeared from her home in
this city, was found floating in the
Kaskaskia river a mile south of town
William Ross is under arrest.
Illinois Mine Victim Dead.
Harrisburg, 111., Nov. 1. Castle
Cummins, a veteran of the mine dis
aster here last Friday, died Sunday.
Four of the others who were burned
are in a critical condition..
Louis Flour Patents. J3.35i5.83i
other grades, $i.5'a5.20. Wheat No. i red.
Jl.liHr. Corn No. 2 mixed, 54fr54,c.
Oats No. 2. 31c. Hay Timothy," SIOUm)
(n 12.50; prairie. J6.50Ca9.50; clover, $10.00
i 12.50. Lard Choice steam, 6.87Vc. Porls
New mess, $11.15. Bacon Breakfast,
lOHSWic. Butter Creamery, ltKr22Vc;
dairy, lS'fH'Rr. Eggs Fresh, 19'Ca 2lo.
Wool Tub-washed, 25!5371c; Missouri and
Illinois combing, 26j37c; other grades.
14 & 26c.
Indianapolis Wheat No. 2 red. Si 17U-
No. 3 red. $1.12. Corn No. 2 white, 55c;
No. 2 yellow, 5334c. Oats No. 2 mixed,
new, 30c. Hay Timothy, S8.5CX&9.75.
Chicago Closing quotations: Wheat
October, $1.0!; December, Sl.lOfal.lu'Si;
May, $1.10i41il.l0; July, 95',4c Corn Oc
tober, 52c; November, 52c; December.
4Sc; May, 451,ic; July, 45c. Oats Octo
ber, 29c; November, 2Uc; December, 2SVfec:
May, 30v430vc; July. 30c. Pork Octo
ber, $10.90; December, $11.00; January.
$12.40; May, $12.42V4- Lard October, $7.02V; '
November, $7.t'2V2; January, $7.02V(ji7.0o;
December, J6.92V2; May, $7.15fT7.171.." Rib.-
October. HM; January, $6.42',; May,
?6.57V2. Rye October, 79c; December, 79c-;
Live Stock Markets.
St. Louis Cattle Fancy exports, $5.505f
C.75; butchers, $4.50x5.50; Ptockers. $..oori
3.75; cows and heifers, $3.004.75. Hogs
Packers, $4.50?i5.10; butchers, $5.105.20;
light, $1.25 5.20. Sheep Mutton sheep.
$2.903.25; lambs, $4.506.00.
Indianapolis Cattle Good to prim
steers, $5.25&6.00. Hogs Best heavies,
$5.15&5.35; medium and mixed. $5.00a5.2U
Sheep Oood to choice, $3.0Kt3.50; lambs.
J3.501i4.00; spring lambs, $4.251i5.75.
Chicago Cattle Good to prime steers.
$5.S0fi6.75; poor to medium. $4.00S5.0-j;
stoekers and feeders. $2.00Jj4.20; cows," $1.5
Ci4 30; heifers, $2.0O7t5.0u; canners, ilSMp
2.50; calves, $3.50't7.X; Texas-fed steers.
$3.y?i5.50; western steers, $3.00fi5.00. Hogs
Mixed and butchers, $4.905.20; good to
choice heavy, $5.00fr5.25; rough heavy, $4.65
(&5.00; light. Si.&oCao.lO. Sheep Good to
choice wethers. $1.o01j4.io; fair to choice
mixed, $3.5)l!4.25; western sheep, $3.40w
4.50; native lambs, $1.50Q6.25; western,
Kansas City Cattle Native steers,
13.756.40, southern steers, $2.5')S3.75;
southern cows. $1.5012.75; native cows and.
heifers, $1.5i4.50; stoekers and feeders,
$2.25)!! 4.00: calves. $2.50i6.0v; western steers.
$3."ii4.50, western cows, $1.503.50. Hogs
Heavy. S".lui; 5.25; packers, $5.00? 5.20;
pigs and lights, $4.6 .W3.05. Sheep Muttons,
J3.2.""i i.v0; lambs, 54.5'u5.6j; range wethera.
$3.L5'y4-10; ewes, $2.75'(i3.75. j.
Quotations for cotton range as follows:
St. Louis. 9c; New York, 9.90c: Mem
phis, 9 9-lCc.