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Single Oopien 8 Cents ',
l"er Week 18(4 Cent.
ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. ;
Civil war has broken out in Costa Rica,
aud the country is under martial law.
It is said that Kaiser Wilhelm ot Ger
many will visit the Chicago World's fair.
Princess Beatrice may be said to be de
cided ly stout, as she weighs 210 pounds.
The overtures of the insurgents in Chili
have been rejected by President Balma
ceda. Illinois C3:il mines producad 12,633,304
tons of coal during the year ending July
1, 1S!W. ,
The Commerci.il National bank of Fort
Dodge, la., capital 450,000 has been author
ized to begin business.
Police Officer Hugh Burns, of Chicago,
shot his 12-year-old ' daughter Thursday
morning. Burns is insane.
Herman Raster, the noted German edi
tors, of Chicago, is seriously ill in Europe,
where he went in search of health.
Vice President Solar, of Peru, is in
Washington City to negotiate a reciproc
ity treaty with the United States.
Investigation has not disclosed any evi
dence of crime in the case of the death at
Denver of Mrs. Bsrnaby, of Providence,
R. I. -
The total loss by the fire in the lumber
yards at Long Island City. N. Y..
Wednesday night is about $500,000, partly
The national convention of machinists,
which is in session at Pittsburg, by a vote
of 8i to 24 refuses to admit negroes to
Mrs. John Ellis, a popular teacher in
Meadville, Pa., is dead from the result of
worry over the loss of her savings in the
Is is stated that 10,030 people have died
in the past two months in the province of
Foochow, China, influenza being respons
f ble for most of the deaths.
Mrs. Kate Pier, wife of CoL C. K. Pier,
of Milwaukee, has been appointed court
commissioner, and is probably the only
woman holding that office in the United
It is hinted that Rev. Dr. Miner, retir
ing from forty-three years' pastorate of
the Second Universalist church at Bos
ton, may become managing editor of The
The people of Vancouver, B. C, are de
manding the recall of United States Con
sul Ewing, because at a banquet a few
nights ago he refused to stand while the
toast to the queen was drunk.
The United States senate committee oa
finance will prepare a tabulated state
ment showing the effect of the McKinley
bill on market prices. It is now at New
York making an investigation.
Referred llm EfMit.iiii n .. :
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New Yoke, May 8. The Bookbinders
of North America, K of L., met in con
vention yesterday and discussed the
eight-hour question which was finally re
ferred to the national executive council.
At the election which followed F. M.
Quinn, of Boston, was elected district
master workman, and Mr. Espey, of
W ashing ton City, representative to the
Chance for Another lioer War.
Loxdox, May S. Ia the house of com
mons yesterday Secretary of State for
war Stanhope intimated that troops were
going to British Bechuanalaud to oppose
the raid by Boers from the Transvaal,
who propose to settle there. As the Boers
number 20,030 and since the late war have
a contempt for British troops the outlook
is serious for England.
No Sympathy from the Old Man.
Little Rock, Ark., May 8. Benjamin
Solomon, clerk in the office of Ji.nt.
Herold, ticket broker, is short in his ac
counts, uerold wired the young man's
father, L. Solomon, a well-known broker
of Chicago, that his son was 500 short.
The father replied: "-If my son is euiltv
punisu mm without mercy."
A 13 low.
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. Chicago, May 7.
of trade to-day: Wheat-No. 2 May. orn
L01i. closed S1.02; July, opened JLOOW
closed Blttc; September, opened 98UcL
closed 96J$c. Corn-No. 2 May. opened 6?cT
ClOftAl KYI I .Tnlv (tnnnoJ fill. .1 1 ... . .
-t j vucuuiT, uusea omc:
August, opened , closed awje. Oats No.
2 May, opened-, closed 51Hc; July, opened
4. He, close -1 4t,c; September, opeaed 35o.
. --v. iuj, upeaea 2.1S.
. v- closed
il:,t Eem.Iwr' opened ?liT osed
uLia. aia Mar. oiumorl t r i
$6.o. . v,wa
stock-FoUowins were the prices at
the Union lityk rirj., TJ -r .
- j a jurist openea
active and firm: prices about 6c higher: ship
ping demand active, and packers buying mod
erately; sales ranged at $3.15at.8i plus.
;-rrr rougn packing.
mixed, and KSJ3A10 heavy.
Cattle Mark-or Mttiap . : ' . .
, 7 .uyo on local and
shipping account, feeling firm and prices 6c
higher, especially on the better grades; quota
tions ranged at S5.3iaa.S5 for choios to
choice do. U3at.3J common to fair do.
i . c.iif.iH feeders, .
L5a4.00cowii, SL5O33.50 bulls, and 2.50t5o
veal calrm. Khur rw j . .
vjjjm,,, Lixiriy acuve. and
vz r h""u'Uus ranged at
Produce: Butter-Fancy separator, 27o per
stocks, fresh, 13ai5c. Lire oultry-d
chickens, lOaiOj per lb; spring. 33.W&8.0J
F'u L,tnLkej gaoi choice, liaifc;
ducks, Jail0! geese, $3.0005.00 perdTz.
VT , 1 umigw-nose, UiA
7t , V, ' imxeo. ,aAc Apples
5.00. fancy varieties, Ji50a5J0. -
New York. '
Tm, v- . . 1,"Eir YOBK. May 7.
May. ,L13rdo iTlS. aT,.1.
do August. J1.07. Corn-Nc, S mixed cash,"
83c: do Mar. T5Uv H t,. o j ..
caoh,Mc: do June. 67Hic; do July. K.
Bye-Nagleeted. Barley -Keglected Pork
Dull; mess, H3.503.1425 for new Wd
Quiet; May, 86.96; Jul,, J7.1A
owes: vjittie No tradin? in beeves
dressed beef. 5 m
Sheep mud Ltmh.iv.ji.?
lveat an i. .. ":""".
teady; lire hogs, H.-tti. KM fta.