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THE OMAHA DAILY.jg j TIITOSDAY. atAY. . 0 , 1880 ,
' MBTA'SFFuESDS ' SUPEFOL
Democrats on the Honso Oommittoo Fear
to Make Any Report on the Bill.
THEY FEAfi IT WILL MEET FAVOR.
Morrisoii'n Tariff I1II1 n Dcnil Scheme
and n Kit Hnlijcct for 111(11- (
Ciile TIio Ubnoxtos
Harbor Until.
Case In tlie Jlonno.
WASHINGTON , May 6. [ Special Telegram. ]
The house committee on territories Bomo
days ago Instnicled ono of Its members lo re
pot t adversely tlio senate bill for tlio division
of Dakota tuitl tlio admission of the southern
half. It was subsequently agiccd that this
Bliould not bo ilono until nil the other bills
having to do with the division or admission
of Dakota had boon noted upon. At a meet
ing tills morning the committee took tip , ono
fiflor the other , the Springer bill for the nd
mlsslon of the whole territory. Tlio linker
bill for the creation of the territory o North
Dakota , and others of similar purport , but
no action was taken on any of them looking
towards reporting any of them back to the
liouso. The republican members of the com
mittee fought vigorously for n settlement of
the Dakota question In some shape , but ns
there are eight democrats to llvo rcpubllcanr
their efforts proved futile , and tlio questions
Is still unsettled in the committee.
When the commlttco had laid osldo all the
Dakota bills , Mr. Baker of Now York , sug
gested that now was the proper tlmo to make
an adverse report on the senate bill , but
Sprlegs , Springer , Boyle and Barnes became
alarmed and objected. A motion was made
to reconsider tlio vote bv Which an adverse
report on the senate bill was agreed to , but
owing to the efforts of the republicans this
shrewd movement on the paitof the demo
cratic members Tailed. It Is very generally
understood among Urn members of the com
mitted that It the bill Is reported to the house
at all there is danger' the admission of
ijouth Dakota under the terms of the Harri
son bill. It Is very well Known that , a num
ber of democrats In the house have deter
mined to vote for tlio measuio , and It is
feared by tholr associates on that side of. tne
chamber that thcro may bo enough of them to
force the bill through in spite of the advene
action of Springer and the others on
the committee. It Is believed and with good
reason that the chairman of tlio committee
himself Is favorably disposed toward it , and
rather than sco Dakota remain Intact during
the remainder of the present congress , ho
will vote with the lepubllcans to ratify the
constitution adopted nt the liuion conven
tion. Fiiends of tlio measure are still hopeful -
ful of Its ultimate passage this session. They
believe that they can get it tip before adjourn
ment notwithstanding tlio efforts of their op
ponents to piovent consideration of It.
THU TAIHFIJ 1IILI/S nVl.VO HASP.
It Is pretty well decided that the tnrllt bill
will die n natural donth and not bo heard
from nt least this season. An Intimate friend
of Speaker Carlisle , in talking about the mat
ter to-day , said that Morrison had about given
up all idea of passing such a bill , yet ho
wanted to appear to keep lil.s courage up , and
what is more , to keep the bill before tlio pub-
lie and use It In Its present shape for cam
paign purposes lie announced some tlmo
ago that May 1 was the date for its discus
sion , but this has been changed to May 13 ,
and now it Is stated that the date will
come and co and the tariff bill
will still sleep on the calendar.
It is the purpose of the Morrison men to
keep postponing the olll from time to tlmo
and leave it pendlngln the house through the
coming congressional campaign , so as to tell
the democratic party that the democratic
members in thohouso have carried out the
pledge in the Chicavo platform , and that the
matter is still pending in the house. Mr.
Carlisle Is quoted as sayinr that Morrison
knows well enough there Is no chance for
the bill and he prefers to have it a sort of
galvanized subject foe a campaign issue :
that It is a dead scheme lit only for ridicule.
WILL MKKT WITIr DHFIIAT.
It Is reported that Chairman Willis of the
house committee on rivers and harbors be
lieves that tlio river and harbor bill will bo
ultimately defeated. Great dissatisfaction is
being expressed with It in the house , and the
senate intends amending the bill if It uasses
the house s > o that the latter body will reject it
Jinally.
COXGUESS.
Senate.
WASIFINOTOX , May 0. In the senate Mr.
Logan asked what disposition the committee
on education and labor had made of his bill
Introduced early In the session to provide a
commission to Investigate the condition of
the colored people ot tlio south. Ho was in
formed that a sub-committee had It In charge ,
aim that their attention would bo called to It.
The Inter-state commerce bill was then laid
before the senate.
The pending amendment was that of Mr.
Camden , being an absolute Ions' and shoit
haul clause to each railroad
, r applied sopar-
.atoly.
* Mr. Spooncr opposed the amendment because -
cause It would strike at the Inteiests of the
pioflucers of the west , and because It was
vicious In principle. It would iCMilt , not In
ieduction ot through rates , but in nn increase
ot local rates. It would injme farmers In
the west , while not bonellttiiig farmers who
depend upon local tatcs. The amendment
ipught to dcm-lvo Chicago of Its natural ad
vantages for competition , and would
put nn the statute books legalized discrim
ination worse than the railroad companies
had perpetrated. The we.st , Mr. Spooner
said , could not ship Its wheat to Now York ,
Baltimore , Philadelphia or Boston if tluough
jates weio Increased under Mr. Cauiden's
nmiMidment , but would have to ship by way
( _ .of Montieal. The present was no time , Mr.
" * Spooncr thought , for the people of this coun
try to Indulge In radical nxiuirlmeiitx. Mr.
> l'almor flpoko against Mr. ( amden'H amend-
i nient. lie was opposed to it beeau.se it w.is
unfair to the railroads and unlalr to the
. pcoplu. It would discriminate against cer-
rfotaln railroads In favor of others , agnlnstour
t own railroads in favor of foiulirn railroads ,
' and against our own railroads In favor or
foreign bottoms.
f Messrs. Hlildlebcrgcr and Call supported
Mr. Camden's amendment. The vote being
taken on Mr. Camden's amendment It was
agreed to yeas 20 , nays 24.
_ Tlio technical form of Mr. Camdon's
amendment thin agreed to Is to strike out
from the long and short haul clause of the
committee's bill tliu words "from the same
y.orlKluul point of departure. " The only nv
- . . ' publicans voting In affirmative were Messrs.
Conger , Mabone. Moirill , Kiddlcbonrer aud
* - Blieininn.
The only democrats voting In negative
- wete Messrs. 13rown and MuPlierson. After
an executive session the senate adjourned.
, llt. * House.
trt it
Vii Mr. Frederick of lows , from the commit-
we on the alcoholln iraiHe , reported advesely
the senate bill providing fora commission on
' . "C. * B subject of ( be liquor truffle. To the coui-
' Btlttee of tliu whole.
. Mr. Morrison of Illinois , from the couuilt-
,2 tee on' ways and means , reported a bill repealing -
. , ing so piuch of section 83H , revised statutes ,
, M allows to collators of Internal revenue
- commissions on taxes collected on distilled
spirits. Placed on the house calendar ,
Mr. Harris of Georgia , from the same com
mittee , reported a bill amending laws relat
ing to entry of distilled spirits in distillery
IK , and special bonded wareuou.ses , and with-
* , -J rtraual of same. Jteferred to the committee
' of the wlmle.
* The day being set aside for consideration
. , ot the business reported from the committee
, J * on military affairs , , the llrst bill called up
which was considered In committee of the
whole was one for relief of certain otlicurs of
, . volunteer army.
U provides that all soldier * of the late war
Vi'hoio-enlUted as veteran volunteois and
afterwards were dlseharpo.1 to receive pro-
. . .piotlon and also to receive commissions as
VigUlcois In army , shall be paid the Install-
inuutsot vnteinn bounty \\hlclt were wlth-
? * held trom tliem on account of their being BO
li ; , inii > l&slone < l auit iuii tercd , the snmu as
they would have been entitled to receive had
they completed their term of cmlbtment with
out piomotlun and ibcelved an honorabledli-
.
After report on tbo bill by wr. Lalid , Mr.
invHt look the floor iu opposition to the
inttiittre. U was lime , bo * afd. to call a halt
tbe&e bills Kivingan unknown sum n
um from the treasury of the United
. which could only bo orouclit ont by
eotaixl sweat of. tb laboring m u oC Uio
. .
Tlio GoveruEieut bad no money to give
away. Tnoimmla of \verkto-day In the
presence of starvation. T'he nv nnqs foj
work weroLelnSclftscd np.tnosdy liieiewit
of over taxation. Let tlin house address It
self to the work of reducing taxes. The
limit of endurance on thn part of taxpayers
hru been reached , said Hewitt , audit is break-
Ineout In rlot < * , death and dynamite , mid It
will notstop till the pressure and load of tax
ation is removed. '
Mr. Hragg said llils bill was a covenant
madovrlth men who had gene to protect
property. l'roj > erty which was represented
by the gentleman from New lork Mr.
Hewitt their blood was spilled to protect
his mopcrtv. This was not a question of
taxation , It was a question of good faltn.
Mr. Hoacan opjtoscd the bill.
Mr. lioutcllo ottered an amendment extend
ing tlio provisions ot the bill to enlisted men
In the navy and marine corps , at llrst many
of the democrats icfraincd Irom voting and
left the commltteo without a quorum , but
after the roll had been called a quorum ap
peared and tlio amendment was adopted by a
vote of 1VJ7 to Ti.
At the evening session the bill to Increase
the cftlcltncy of the army was culled up and
nmilo the special 01 dct for the ( list day which
may bo sot apart for the consideration of
other measures.
The house then resumed , as a commlttco of
the whole , the consideration of the bill for
the relief of certain officers of the volunteer
aimy. Much antagonism to the measure was
shown by members on ttie democratic side ,
and Mr. lingers , of Arkansas , moved to strike
out the proviso granting a bounty to
soldiers Arho were discharged to receive pro
motion prior to rc-enllstmcnt as veterans ,
and to all volunteer soldiers who were dis
charged on account of disease contracted In
the line of duty. Though the democrats were
In the majority , thcro were enough of them
opposed to tlio motion to secure Its defeat , so
its supporters refrained from voting and left
the committee without a quorum. Tills was
reported lo the house. A motion to adjourn
was made and defeated. Yeas 44 , noes 110
and a call of the house was ordcicd.
An hour or more was consumed In the call
of the rally and In the reception of excuses
for absentees , A long tlmo was then con
sumed In voting upon dilatory motions , and
finally having becnmo wearied of the strug
gle which merely became a test ot obstinacy
the house at 1:40 : a. m. adjourned ,
CAIUXAtTopSSlP.
Measures That Will Not Pass An Ornamental -
namontal Branch.
WASHINGTON , May 5. [ Special. ] An Im
pression Is growing that none 01 the very Im
portant measures , such as the navy recon
struction , bankruptcy , agricultural depart
ment , etc. , will bo passed by this congress , or
even considered. It Is as good as settled that
the reconstruction of the navy will not bo nt-
temptcd at this session at least , for the ica-
son that the leaders of the majority In the
house feel that too much has alro.idy been
expended from tlio tre.isury , and that It is.
tlmo to stop it. So the campaign issues for
this year are now made up , so tar as congress
Is concerned.
It was exported that this congress would
"do away" with that ornamental branch of
the government known as the geological sur
vey , but it appears that it Is to bo allowed to
run along as usual. It is wonderful what In
fluence the distribution of a lot ot sinecure
positions will have. When the investigation
into the scientific bureaus was begun none
of them had many friends in congicss or the
committee ; now they have so many friends
that they will practically suffer no Inconveni
ence , and will continue to spend Immoiibo
sums of the people's money every year In
pleasure trips and In salaries to the sons and
other relatives of senators aud representa
tives. No one seems to have the nerve to cut
off his sinecure , not even the croaklne Hoi-
man , of. Indiana , whoso son is on the list
MAD AS HORNETS.
Democrats Displeased with JeffDavis'
Treasonable Vaporitifj" .
WASHINGTON , May 4.-f Spcclal.l-Thc mad
dest set of people In tblscouiitry just now are
the democrats whoarecongregatedln thlsclty.
The Jeff Davis hullabaloo In Alabama and
Georgia has roused the Ire of every democrat
in the district , and the air is Hllcd with curses
and anathemas. The cause of this wrath is
not far to seek nor hard to find. These dem
ocrats hero do not object1- much to the
glorilication of Jeff Davis , nor to his spout
ing all the treason he wanted to. but they
tvcry sei iously object to his rendering it very
doubtful It' Cleveland is not the last demo
cratic administration they will sco tor the
next quarter of a century. Tney feel that
the lovalty of the country will bo offended by
tlio treasonable utterances of not only old
Jeff , but also of those of the democratic
governors and legislators of the south , who
aio now glorifying Davis and the tieasonablo
cause he represents. That cause is the lost
cause , and lost forever , thank Oou. For this
the democrats gathered here care nothing.
All they earn for Is a long lease of power ,
nnd by rendering this impossible Jell Davis
and his crowd have brought down on them
selves the bitteiest nurses of the democrats
gathered here , who are almost ready to sco
old Jon" swing Irom a limb of the historic
r apple tiee.
A Congress of American Nations.
WASHINGTON , May D. The senate com
mittee on foiclgn relations unanimously
ordered a favorable report on Senator Fryo's
bill to promote political progress and com
mercial prosperity of American nations. It
provides lor a congress of American nations.
Nominations.
WASHINGTON , 'May 5. The following
postmasteis were nominated to-day : Dovillo
L. Uarkiiess. Ueilln , Wls. ; David W. Clark ,
jr. , Valley city , Dak.
Tlio York Court House Contract.
Yonif , Neb. , May 5. | Special. ] llutcher-
son and Collier ret used to sign , the contract
for tlio erection of tlio new com t house which
was awarded to them last week. They based
their objections on the ground that they were
not willing to receive county warrants at
lace in payment for the work. David H.
Howard , Lincoln was before the commit
tec on public buildings to-day and proposed
to put up the building at the price olloicd by
Hutchcrson & Collier ( § 49,950) ) and receive
warrants In payment at. face value. Mr.
Howard's original bid was for 848,750 or § 1.-
trx ) l > eo\v llntcherson & Collier , but the
board rojt-ctcd his bid and let the contract to
tbo York bidders , who now refuse to contract
unless the county will make the warrants as
good as cash. The committee on public
buildings will recommend Mr , Howard's ' bid
to the board at a special meeting to bo held
on Thursday , when , it Is hoped , the matter
will bo finally settled.
Only Ono Nomination Confirmed.
WASHINGTON , May fi. The secret1 execu
tive session cleared Its calendar of nomina
tions. The only continuation made public
Is that of Z. M. Zulick , to be governor of
Arizona.
The nomination of It , S. Dement , to be
.surveyor general ot Utnu , which hod been
adversely reported from the publio laud * ,
commltteo , was recomuiittnd. The rejection
of Charles It. 1'ollard , to be associate justice
of the supreme court of Montana , is of
ficially announced.
Didn't Know He Killed Him.
Hioux CITV , Iowa , May 5. Chtrlcg lllg-
gins was killed at an early hour this morning
by a blow from James Laudy. The men got
Into dlfllculty At a saloon known as the
Dubuque house. Hlgglna tmlr miched this
city yesterday , coming from ureeiic , Duller
county. He was a painter and 20 years old.
Landy wa arrrslcil in bed. lie admits strik
ing a man , but was surpilsod to hear that ho
was dead.
The Detroit Car Makers.
Dnriiorr , May 6. At an early hour this
nionilnc over 500 strikers formed In line near
the Mlvhlgan car shops and marched to the
Peninsular car shop * , the number increasing
until J.500 men were In line. On the arrival
of the strikers the Peninsular shops blmt
down. Thn strlkerb then \glted | a number of
other establishments , succeeding in drawing
out 1,000 more men.
i
Howl , Boubona , HowL
WASHINGTON , May 5. The senate com
mltteo on poitofUcei and post roads this
morning directed H favorable report to be
made on Urn casn of Mrs. Thompson to be
posUuuucsri at ixmlsville.
Killed b
. 111. , May 8. levl Kourl , ared
! 4Jy cars , and Kobert ( Ilenvray , ased 10 yearn ,
KohoolcfillHreu tStM ry. Ill : , trera billed
by lixlilnluK yeitunlay wtille Koine tot water
NEBRASKA NUGOfcTS.
Snrr y' Blow Conyt Moving Pfcrccpt-
loir toaster PleasltTj ; cTintiRC.
PA PILLION , Neb. , May 5. [ Speclfll. ]
Sarpy county taxpayers are in high glee thh
week over the business like manner In vyhlch
Judge Wakclcy has conducted the district
court. When It Is known that for twenty
years they have longed for a session of coltrt
with some pretense ot expediting business ,
and regard tor the interests of the taxpayers ,
the cause of their rejoicing Is readily apimr-
ont. From the day oC the learned hake ,
through the slow-golinc career of the talented
Savage , down to modern time ? , the Sarpy
district court has been the plaything of
Omaha attorneys. They would come out
hero on the noon train , cat dinner , take a
smoke , saunter w > to the seat ot justice , con
Untie a case to next day and return to Omaha
forsupper. This was the dally rccoid. The
taxpayers didn't llkn it , but they couldn't
help themselves. Finally relict has coihe ,
and to say that the men who pay tlio countv
bills are pleased with the the chaueo Is j ut-
tlnv It mildly. The general hope Is that tlio
reformation may be permanent. " "
Doubtless a pi hue factor In hastening the
operations of the jmtlco itiHM was an article
which appeared In the I'apllllou Times last
November , calling upon the court to exercise
better control over Its attorneys , thereby fa
cilitating business and taking a share of tho'
heavy yoke of court costs from the galled
neck of the helpless county , For this hum *
bio request the prajcrful odltora were at mice
am-stcd for "contempt" of court. When
their arrest was announced there was gm- (
oral indignation among the taxpay ! rKiwho
bravely came to the front and offered to Ixjar
any financial obligation the court mightim - :
peso upon the editors. The fall
term of court was adjourned
and the contempt case continued.
It was docketed for the term' Just closed , but
was not called until a tow honts'bufore ad
journment , and then pleasantly dlsuilsscd'by '
the dignified magistrate. From the begin
ning of the session closed to-day Judge
Wakeley has made an earnest effort to clear
the docket , ami has won tlio nitmlratloii , of
every taxpayer. _ _
The Brakeiiiou's Strike.
NonTit PLA.TTK , Neb. , May 5. [ Special
Telegram. ] The frol cht brakcmcn running
west from North Plattc struck this afternoon.
No freight trains are moving west of North
1'Jatte.
AVcathor for Nebraska.
Light local rains , followed by fair weather ;
stationary temperature : variable winds , gen
erally northeasterly.
*
FACTS ABOUT DRESSMAKERS.
Men Earn More than Women Some
IjutlicH Make Their Own Dresses.
New York Mail nnd Express : A num
ber of quiet , neat-looking girls were busy
sowing up some new spring goods at a
fashionable lip-town modiste's when a
reporter called. The head ef the estab
lishment was dressed in black with the
utmost simplicity , which contrasted strik
ingly with the brilliant dresses around
her.
her."I
"I have " said the ' '
come , reporter , 'to
learn something of how women learn the
dressmaking trade. Are there any
schools where the business is taught ? "
" 1 never heard of any. When any ono
desires to learn the business she goes tea
a dressmaker and enters herself nko an
apprentice at any other trade , "
"Most women who learn dressmaking
expect to work nt it for a living , 1 sup
pose. "
The modiste smiled as she answered :
"It is such a bother to learn it that I don't
think any ono would go into it for fun.
Occasionally , it is true , ladies learn in
order to understand better the fitting of
their own dresscsj but , sis a rule , dress
makers' apprentices expect to gain n
livelihood oy their trade. "
"How long docs it take them to learn ? "
"Well , that depends upon the student.
Generally a girl should master the trade
in ono season. A good dressmaker should
have a quick eye for form and color.
She sllouliLbo. something of aa artist jn
addition to having , nujra mechanical
skill. Most women know something
about sewing , and have little difficulty in
hommingaim stitching , but when it conies
to fitting , triminingaud finishing dresses ,
where real taste and judgment are re
quired , the novice often finds a rocky
road Each dressmaker has a. peculiar
way of Jinishing a dress , as each tailor
has of making a coat. "
'What can a , dressmaker earn after she
has learned her trade ? "
"It depends upon her skill and Ability.
If she is smart she can get 82.50 a day ,
otherwise she may not get more than
$1.00. That is after she has taken lessons
for ono season. Foruladics who superin
tend the work receive an average of ? 25
a week. They are women of long exper-
jcncc in the trade. So far as dressmak
ing at homo is concerned , the paper pat
terns manufactured by n number of
houses in this city have greatly simplified
matters. You see that chart on the
wall ? "
"Yes , " ho replied , "but I don't under
stand it. "
"I don't expect you to , " said the lady ,
Uut any woman , with the'aid of that din-
gram and paper patterns , can bo her
awn dressmaker , although she may never
have taken a lesson in her life. Of
course , anybody who intends to make
dressmaking a business , must have the
aid of an experienced teacher. As with
many other trades , apprentices get no
pay while they are learning , "
'Tlicro seems to bo quite a variety in the
spring styles this year , " observed tlio re
porter , glancing nt the gorgeous display
around the room.
"Yes , " said the modiste , "there is
variety enough in all conscience , but it is
simply discouraging to see how few pt\o-
ple dress well. It is so hard for women
to seu that the charm of droas lies in not
being ultra-fashionable , or showy , or odd.
Custom has put such limitations to : i
man's attire that ho cannot dress in out- ,
rngeous bail taste without making hiui-
self n subject pf ridicule. " w3th" woman
the case is dillerent. She is permitted lo
wear ricli fabrics of many colors , " luce
and jowelry. Go right out nore-on Uroa'd-
way and behold the consequence. Yon
will ace women with loud. , harmonious
colors , nnd gems blazing oh every linger.
All they care for Is a show , mid that they
call being stylish. You will see women
who delight in defying fashion , nnd.
others who are her abject slaves , rogar < l-
less of taste or common .sense. "
"Well , madam , is it not in the power
of the dressmaker to alter this state pf
affairs J"
"I don't see how. Wo h'avo.to make
what there is a demand for. Business is ,
business , you know. "
"Is your business one that men can
ever talco u T"
"O , yes ; there are mule dress makers in.
this cltv. ' *
"Do they make more money than
women1'
"From | 3 to $8 a week more. Men are
bettor than women at making waists ,
which are in some particulars Jlke--thu ,
coat you wear , but I never saw one that
could drape a skirt properly. "
lie Didn't Waatlto Bo a Girl.
Palatkn ( Fla. ) Ilorald : Mr , Moody , the
evangelist , while in 1'alatka. last week
had tlio largest gathering of people over
assembled under one coyer in this city nt
any time. Way off in ono corner oftjio
building was a young man nodding in a
half stupor. It did not take the evange
list long to sea this inattention , and turn *
Ing his face in that direction aaid : "That
young man over there will please wake
up. " Tliis remark opened the sleepy
eyes of about liftccu others. "J am
lie
whom lie was talking to and said ; "Are
you speaking to mor * "Yc , sir , to yon.
Young man , listen to roe. You aie 911
the road to destruction and unlcu you
mend your ways hell will bo your homo.
Pon't you want to have ererlaiting life ? "
"Mo , air-rve. " "Young wao , why
dent you want to be born again } " "Be
" said tL "I be
cause. young nan , might
girl. "
_ . _
NOT VERY EAGER FOR BLOOD ,
Fighters Who da ndt Fight Except With
Their-Mouths. [
t t
Effete Ctinmpr/m I tglllsta Knjoylncn
Cnrnlrnl or ImllonROS nnd
Preparing for tlio Bum
mer Jl I | > rod roincs.
Chicago News ; ' Chicago Is nt present
the hoadnuarlorsjofa collodion of lal-
cntcdgentlemen.who lave for the last
four years hamboozled the great Ameri
can public with nil the skill of opnrn
singers or British actors , four of thcso
gentlemen arc ; John L , Sullivan , Charles
Mitchell , Jack Burke , and William Mul
doon athletes of the latter-day school.
I'ho three first-named nro "fighters , "
while Mr. Muldoon Is n gentcol M-rcstler.
All arc now connected with theatrical
companies save Jack Btirko , who , during
the last winter , has placed before several
.largo Chicago assemblages in tlio role of
a slugger. The theatrical season is now
about oyor , nnd as a result the blanket
dailies of the city have teemed during the
last week with challenges and cotmter-
challonges. Mr. Btirko wishes to meet
Mitchell , and Mr. Mitchell desires , or
says ho does , at least , to meet Mr. John
L. Sullivan , while that gentleman , with
a wild , weird generosity of spirit , is will
ing to whip them both. Mr. Muldoon ,
not wishing to see his minstrel company
left out in the cold , also appeared with a
challenge addressed to Mr. Evan Lewis
( suggestively surnamcd "the strnngler" ) ,
whom ho oilers to wrestle for $000 a side
and the gate receipts.
To judge from the tenor and number
of these challenges an unsophisticated
person might bo pardoned for believing
that a number of terrific prize fights are
about to take place. It is not the case ,
however. It simply means that one or
two nt the most of tlio clove matches ,
which have bccomo a < permnnont feature
of American humbugs , nro to occur in
Chicago. Mr. Muldoon's challenge to
Lewis is BO worded that Lewis would
have to follow him all over the country
in order to meet him. Ho stipulates that
the match shall occur at the place where
Ho ( Muldoon ) happens to bo on the date
selected by Lowis.
John L. Sullivan's encounters during
the last four years are familiar to all
readers of newspapers. Ho has pounded
and thumped with boxing-gloves every
pugilist of America into a state of whole
some regard for him. Ho has fought in
numerable battles during that time ,
made thousands of dollars , nnd never
received as much as a black eye or bloody
nose. Perhaps the most thrilling atti
tudes that he ever graced were the defen
sive , when Pete McCoy shied a gasoline
lump at him in tlio dressing-room of a
Leadvillo variety theatre , and the inani
mate , when n Montana cowboy poked n
gun under his xuosc.l It la also true that
lie has never given his opponents any
thing worse thnnr.i bloody nose or u black
eye. His carecrn began by scaring Mr.
Paddy Ryan ialmbtst to death in
nine rounds - iat , Mississippi Citv.
Mitchell anil Burke have both made
thousands of dolfcirs-and in addition tenet
not having been 'Miurt ! themselves , have
never hurt any1 ono else. Botli men
have repeatedly1 , " ilnMng the last thrco
years , issued the moll sanguinary chal
lengesoffering Weight anybody or every
body to a finish. INeithor has ever
fought more thutf'cight ' rounds and those
always in public-frith boxing gloves. The
boxing mania is'iiorisGqu'enlly on tlio de
cline. People have become tired of
draws , < oightroitiM7b"bxjng matches and
the like. Thoro'havc'bccix ' to6"many chal
lenges , too few JirT/.o lights , and there
are too many chaHipions. ' 'I hough the
old-fashioned prize-ligh'ting was brutal it
was attended by compensating results.
It kept monthly champions in their holes
anil saved money for a public that is too
willing to find diversion in liunibuggory.
There is one man who should not be
classed with the Burkes , Uyuns , and
Mitchells. His name is Jack Dompsey.
During tlio last six months ho has done
more square fighting than Burke , Ryan
and Mitchell have done in the last four
years. He has vainly endeavored to ar
range a meeting with all of these men ,
but whenever ho began to press them too
closely they have always managed to
make other matches. Dempsey now has
u challenge out against Burke , Mitchell
or Ryan. Burke and Mitchell , however ,
have agreed to fight feijrht rounds in Chicago -
cage the evening of Miiy 10. After this
carnival of challenges the probabilities
arc as follows ! That Mitchell and Burke
will fight u draw ; that Dcmpscy will be
unable to got a meeting with cither
Burke or Mitchell while there is money
in public glove lighting ; that Muhldon
could not bo hired to risfk his beauty in
the hands of Evans Lewis , and last , that
"n'ono of the gentlemen mentioned could
bq pulled up before John L. Sullivan
with a block and tackle.
Paddy Ryan , who has assaulted Sulli
van with challenge sfor the last two years ,
has at hist taken a sensible stand. Ho says
ho hopes to arrange with the champion
for a traveling show under canvass , and
have bouts with Sullivan and statuesque
pictures to constitute the chief attrac
tions.
A Fleet Stenographer.
Richmond State : ( Jno'of the most rapid
shorthand or.stenographic reporters in
Richmond is George Latterly ; son of Dr.
J. J. Laflbrry , editor of the Richmond
Christian Advocate. Young Latterly is
private secretary to.Gov. . Leo , but lie had
higher aspirations , anil ho made n fight
tor the position of official stenograph' '
in the United States congress.
The shorthand reporters of the capltol
onstituto a close corporation. They
would have no stranger enter their
charmed circle , and least of all from the
south. Tlioy are paid $4GOO ouch , and
their places are worth the having. But
a new reporter was wanted , and the civil
service commission interposed , und Hint
no improper adventurer might secure the
rotund stipend the stenographers them
selves wore nutlioriaed to apply the
crucial test , and Ueorge Lafferty ( private
secretary to GovJif itzlllugh Lee ) came tip
from Richmond. , Tharo was a vivacious
Swede undergoing examination as a wit
ness before a cpngrflssional-committee
and LafTerty was sent to report the
Swede , who uttered 808 words ouch mm-
uto. For five hours questioning lawyers
and the more 'volume ' Swede rattled
away , as did the reporter. Next morning
Lafferty read th010,000 words of his re
port to the lawyers ajcijl the Swedo. It was
pronounced porfeot , and Laffurty won the
place ho sought. YJ . n
I i.o .
The Ruling Passion Stronj ; In Death.
Mr. Cohen "Bepoitca. uiy tear , dor
doctor has gifon ran POP. '
Mrs. C. "Aclu. himmell das ist ja
schrceklich ! " f t
Mr. C. "Id eecms hart to leafo you. "
Mrs. C. "Boo-hoo ! loh bin vorucekt. "
Mr. C. "Id seems hart , Ropecca , und
dcr busy season isgorniu1 on in a week.
Put dot chob lot of combs in dor gollin.
I'll spring 'em ea dor angels. Has du
gesochour1
A queer story comes from Rio Grande
City , Tax. Recently' the wife of a cus
tom house guard thcro gave birth to a
boy baby whoso body was covered with
scales. The mother got up and was
about , when , live days later , a girl baby ,
perfectly bright , strong and healthy , ap
peared on the scone. Die scales on the
body of the first baby are dropping off ,
and ho appears to bo a healthy chlldT
Paint and repair your wigoa
In tint-class shape
a ( Graltou & Dnmimond'a , IBIS Uaruey.
Hcssloii of tlio City Sires.
The council mot jn adjourned meeting
last evening , Thofbvoro present a full
board of conncilmen. Tlio business of the
session wns ns follows :
PKT1TION8 AND COMMUNICATIONS.
From the mayor , approving ordinances
passed at the last meeting of the coun
cil ,
Same Appointing Louis Schrocdor ,
Fred W. Gray and W , J. Kennedy as ap
praisers of public nroporty belonging to
city. Approved.
balno Appointing . J. Kennedy ,
John T. Bell and A. D. Balcombo to as
sess damage to property taken for the
extension of Twentieth street. Con
tinued.
Same Appointing same commltteo to
assess daimigo for change of grade of
Twentieth .street.
From gas inspector Upon quality of
gas furnished to city by Omaha Gas
Light company for" April. Twenty-four
tests showed an average candle power of
18.J5 , or two candle power above the
standard required by the ordinance. Gas
nnd electric light.
From gas inspector On ItchU for
April. Lights roqaircd to bo lighted , 857 ;
nctually lurhted , 1)50 ) ; out of repair. 351 ;
repaired , 8.V3 , (5as nnd cloolrlo light.
Satno , on vapor lam s Recommend
ing the use of the lamp as a very suitable
substitute foMho gas lamp , nnd recom
mending that the lirst proposition of the
company bo not accepted for three rea
sons. Gas nnd electric light.
Public- works Calling attention lo
nocdod repairs .in . paving. Paving , curb
ing and guttering.
Public Wprk.s Awarding Sixteenth
street viaduct contract to Raymond &
Campbell * Viaducts and railways.
City Auditor Showing the following
balances in the various funds for month
ending April 30 , 1830 :
General fund 520,421 22
Library fund 2.705 M
Water rent 11,038 00
Judgment 8,817 78
Police 4f > 80 S3
Fire 1,003(53
Boiler inspector 144 fiO
Curb and gutter 14.C48 ! iO
Kxtondlug Jones street sewer. 305 Bl
Extendingnoithbranch sower. . . . 31 73
Public Work Reporting estimate in
favor of Aaron lloel for street cleaning
for April , $1,333.01) ) . Approved.
Same Reporting curbing contract with
Murphy , Crcighlon & Co. Approved.
OFrom appraisers of damages for change
of grade of Thirteenth street.
Approved.
Of property owners Asking for grad
ing of California street. Grades and
grading.
Of property owners Asking curbing
of California street. Paving , curbing
and guttering.
Of property owners Asking the grad
ing of Nineteenth street. Grading and
euttcriug.
Ot police In reference to uniforms.
Filed.
Of property holders Asking for gas
lamps on Forest avenue. Gas and oil
lamps.
Ot property owners Asking for grad
ing of Grant.street from Phil Sheridan lo
Colfnx. Grades and grading.
Of property owners on ! amain street
from Thirtieth to city limits Asking for
the creation of a paving district. Paving ,
curbing aud glittering.
RESOLUTIONS.
By Goodman That the chairman of
public works be instructed to telegraph
the Morse bridge company to proceed to
work nt once. Adopted.
By Goodman Ordering the printing of
500 copies of tlio city engineer's report.
Committee on printing.
QBy Bailey Instructing the street com
missioner to put Burl street in a passable
" ' '
"condition.
By Bailey Making pay of siddwalk inspector
specter $2.50 ner day.
By Bailey Ordering gas company to
creel gas lamps at corner of Lake and
Twentieth , Twenty-first , Twenty-second
and Twenty-fourth streets. Adopted.
By Goodman Appointing city attor
ney , city engineer and chairman of board
of publio works to report whether it is
necessary to comply with the require
ments ot the legislature relative to the
creation of n board of cnjiineers.
By Dailey Instructing engineer lo fur
nish the council an estimate of the amount
of earth required to bo moved to bring
the streets north of Davenport , south of
Cumiiig , west of Sixteenth street , and
east of west line of Twenty-third street ,
to establish grade Adopted.
By Dailoy Instructing engineer to re
port ordinance establishing grade of
Nichols street'from Fifteenth street cast
to the river.
By Dailey Instructing committee on
streets and alloys to grade ulloy between
Scvenlcei th and Eighteenth streets north
of Nichols. Streets and alleys.
By Lowry Instructing street commis
sioner to grade mtcrsoclion of Nineteenth
and Twentv-tliird fetreets. Adopted.
ByjManvillc Instructing street com
missioner to procure fourslusliers for use
on streets.
By Lee. Ordering committee on public
improvement to sell fence around Jeffer
son square Referral to committee.
By Luc Instructing same committee
to procure public : fountain on southwest
corner St Mary's avenue and Eighteenth
street. Pnulic improvements.
By Cheney Instructing city marshal
loMop ball playing in Jefferson square.
Adopted.
By SclirocdcrInstructing water com
pany to lay pipes on Howard from Soiilh
av'unio to Jefferson btrcet. Fire and
water works.
By Same Instructing city clerk to no
tify gas company nnd water works of
all streets to bo puveu this year. Publio
works. '
RETORT.0. OV COMMITTEES.
Finance and Claims Referring ; com-
muuiciilUuiE pf Eugene O'Noil and Omu-
Jia 'W.hilfi Load 'pomimny to the city nt-
torioy'iuiij ; Unit of Truman Buck A : Co ,
to city engineer. Adopted.
Police Recommending confirmation
of mayor's appointment of Daniel Me-
Urido'ttS'poliRcmun. Approved.
CnrUiqgi Paving and Guttering Refer
ring mayor's appointment of curbing
ana sewer inspectors to board of pubUp
works. ' Adopted.
Judiciary Recommending the increas
ing pf the city attorney's salary to | 3,000.
per "year. Adopted. /
- - ORDINANCES.
1 .Authorizing city treasurer to transfer
certain monolea to fire fund. Passed.
. .Repealing ordinance No. 1013. Grades
and Grading.
Prescribing policy uniforms , Police.
Making appropriations for payment of
liabilities for the month of April an fol
lows :
From'general f nnd 8 9,058.83
From library fund 51383
From police fund. 2.0-.1W3
From boiler Inspector's fund 131.74
From lire.fuud 2,110.50
From Judgment fund U75.fii
From curbing and grading fund. . . . SOI.45
From sewer district Vs lund 141.70
'
Total - . . 815G59.t4
THE CABLE COMPANY'S VIADUCT.
The committees to whom was referred
the proposition of tlio cable railway com
pany to donate fSO.OOO to tlio the city to
build a vtrduot on Eleventh street , nutli-
cient'for cable car accommodations , nnd
asking for right of way privileges , re
ported ns follows :
Providing change of grade of Daven
port btrcet. from Ninth to Tenth street ,
aud of Tontu street from Capitol avenue
to Chicago. Grades and grading.
1 The cost of an addition of seventeen
feet to viaduct will be about $50,000. aud
for an independen viaduct alongside of
one contracted for , ( or the mo of the
cable tramway company and street cur
company , about $03,000 , , exclusive of any
additional damage * to abuttiuir property.
Tim railroad company ref ( uw to cuatrib'
ute anything further , and the street car
company consider the expense entirely
too much , nnd there is no way by which
the work can bo done unjoss tn $ cable
tramway and street car company asluino
the enure cost ot the addition , nnd as
they nro not prepared to contribute so
largo n sum , wo recommend that the
proposition to give the city $20,000 bo de
clined.
2 Wo would further recommend that
the right of way for ail elevated cable
railway and tunnel on Kloventh street ns
per resolution , bo granted to the Cable
Tramway company.
Provided said company can give at
least twcnly-ono feet clear over the lower
Union Pacific railway tracks.
Provided further that said elevated
cable railway as well ns tunnel is con
structcd on the west side of the viaduct
already contracted for as those nro tlio
conditions made by the Union Pacific ,
nnd if thcso conditions are complied with
that the city attorney is Instructed to
draw up nn ordinance which will protect
the Interests of the city and which will
not conflict with the rights of tlio railroad
companies.
C. F. GOODMAN ,
T. J. LOWIIY ,
Delegates of First Ward.
Louis Sciinor.niiR ,
C. S. Gooimiai ,
FlUNK J. KASl'KU ,
Commitloo on Viaducts and Railways ,
Draining North Omaha.
The countv commissioners- yesterday
afternoon opened tlio bids for the con *
structlon of the drainage ditch In North
Omaha , nnd awarded tlie contract to
Frank Lnngo at 13 cents per cubic yard ,
ho being the lowest responsible bidder.
The bids wore as follows :
llcmlrlckson & Peterson 17 cents
Charles Fanning 20 "
C.W.Finn 7 Bt "
(5eo. McConnell s "
J. A. Smeley . . . . .20 "
Nels Forgclson - . . .Kl "
Frank Laiiite 12 "
The proposed ditch will bo two miles
in length , emptying into Cut-Off lake ,
three tcet deep , six feet in width at top
nnd three feet wide at the bottom.
Want to Arbitrate.
The brick contractors hold a meeting
last night in the rooms of the board of ed
ucation to determine upon what action
they should take with regard to the wages
demanded by brick masons.
Nearly nil the contractors wore pres
ent. The mooting did not adjourn till
18-30 o'clock this morning. The follow
ing was adopted :
Resolved , That we invite the Bricklayers'
union to appoint a committee of llvo to meet
a like committee to bo appointed by the con
tractors to aibltiatc all questions between user
or that may bo susucsted by either committee
and their decision shall bo blndlnc lor the as
sociation ; and that in case snid committees
cannot acroo upon any point , they shall call
In an arbitrator satisfactory to both parties
whose decision shall bo binding on both par
ties.
Slugged By a Goon.
Last evening a soldier named O'Neill
became involved in an altercation with
the janitor of Iho Palace saloon. Both
were arrested , though tiio soldier was
painfully cut around tiio oj'es.
Personal J/aracrnphs. ,
Patrick Egan is at Iho Mil lard.
Geo. E. Godfrjy of Fremont is at the
Caulield.
E. T. Sumwalt , of St. Paul , Minn. , is
in the cily.
E.L. House , representing the Gillis
opera house of Kansas City , is in Omaha.
J. E. McClurc , the irrepressible rustler
for the Mdwaukee road , went to Denver
yesterday on tlio overland.
Miss A. Ilofstollor , tlio talented German
actress , was tendered a serenade Tues
day by some of her friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Bostwick , who have been
visiting Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Davenport ,
left yesterday for their Denver home.
Chas. Loree , clerk of the district court
of Falls City , Neb. , who has been in the
city for the past day or so left this morn
ing for homo.
Mr. Leander Brown , ono of the wealthy
cotton brokers of Boston , was a passen
ger on the Union Pacific yeslorday
returning with his wife from a trip to
California and Oregon.
Senator VanWyck during his stay In
the city , has 00011 sought by hundreds of
friends. His every moment has been
spent in their company , lie left this
morning for Nebraska City.
The county coniinLssiounrspassed ares ,
elution yesterday to the ofloct that all
county officers' fees must bo collected
in advance. This applies alike to the
clerk-treasurer , coroner and sheriff.
A meeting of property holders on
Leavenwortii street und vicinity inter
ested in securing the location pf the cable
railway line on said street , will bo hold
at Porter Bros , storeon Sheridan street ,
at 8 o'clock , Friday evening next. Own
ers of property us far west as the .Catho-
olio ccmctary and a distance of it quarter
of a mile north and south of Leaven worth
street are invited to bq proaimt.
Army Notes.
Gen. Reynolds , U. S. A. , chief quarter
master of the dnparhncnt of tlio Colum
bia , went east yesterday on the Unnio
Pacific on : i leave of absence.
Lieut. Wilkinson , Second cavalry , nta-
tioncd In Montana , was an east-bound
passenger yesterday ontlio overland.
How It AITuctH Him. „
Washington Hatchet : "It is curious
what a change time makes , " remarked
Secretary Lament to the president the
other evening.
"Of course , of course ! " replied the
president , absently , looking out of the
window abstractedly and wondering why
the gross looked so much greener this
spring than over before.
"Now , hero's a paper. " continued the
secretary , "that abused you continually
while you wore a candidate , but now it
has completely changed about.1 '
"Yes , yes , it happens BO , " said the presi
dent shortly , tugging at his mustache
and speculating upon thp probable
warmth of Juno weather for traveling
parties.
"Just look at the difference , " persisted
the doughty Daniel ; "now instead of
criticism there is constant praise. Its
flattery may even bo callo'd fulsome. I "
The president wheeled about suddenly.
"What was your last word , Daniel ? " ho
asked.
"Fulsome , " the secretary said.
"Oh , ah yesl I thought you said
Fols 1 But no mutter ! It is indeed
tniH what you say. "
Then the pnvatn secretary rustled the
paper and the president looked out of
the window more intently than ever ,
Tbo Coroner Held an Inquest and
That Took tlio Pot.
Chicago Rambler : The judge , the
sheriff , the coroner und the chief of
police at Red Gulch wore engaged in
playing poker. The pot was ) pretty largo
und considerable excitement was mani
fested in the outcome , The judge
"called" the sheriff , who casually re
marked : "I hold four nccs. What do
you hold ? " "I hold a bowie knlfo , "
promptly returned the judge , as ho per-
eelvod a fifth ace in his own hand. ' 'And
I hold a six-shooter ! " exclaimed the chief
of police , as he realized that he waa not
destitute of aetis himself. After an inter
val of about five minutes the coroner
crawled out from under Iho table , saying :
"I hold ait inquest and I guess that takes
tue pot.1 '
If you buy lumber anyirhoro without
firtt getting Hoaglunda prices you will
lose-
NO TRADE DONE ON 'CHANCE.
Business in Chicago Poor and'Speculative-1
Labor Troubles Abroad ,
PRICES LOW AND SALES FEW.
Wheat , Corn and Cattle Drugs on tlio
Market Slight Advance on
Cattle From Prices
of Monday.
CHICAGO Oil A IN' aiATUCET.
CHICAGO , May G. [ Special Telegram. I
WHKA.T Trading on 'Change to-day was
mcacro nnd mainly of a speculative charac
ter. Wheat was again dull , nnd the trading
was almost exclusively on local speculative
account. Juno wheat sold at 80@SOVo , and
closed at 80Vc. July closed at 82c , nnd
August at 83 c. ItccolrtU hero wore only
thirteen car loads. At cloven points the ro-
cclpta foot up 2S5,030 bushels , and the shlo-
monts 20,000 bushels. Vessel room was
taken for 81,000 bushels.
Con ? ? Corn was without now feature * .
Trades did not avciaso ono every halt hour.
Receipts were fair. Tlio shipping demand
was liberal , vessel room being taken for
103,000 bushels. May corn sold at KKjKBVc ,
and closed at 'Cc. Juno sold at i YM Wc.
July closed at ! 17J c asked. Compared wltu
yesterday May was -Ko lower , but other
futures were unrhnugrd.
1'novisioNs Provisions were almost at a
standstill , without any material variation In
prices. Mess pork closed at $5.10@5,1Q for
June. Lard closed at $3.05 tor June.
ChiuitltofDrown Co.'s Report.
The following report Is furnished by
Chandler Drown Co.of Chicago and Milwau
kee :
Nothing doing on 'change to-dny. Every
body waiting the outcome ot the strike.
CHICAGO LilVE STOCK.
CHICAGO , May 5. [ Special Telegram. ]
CATTLE The continued lijlit run Is beginning -
ginning to have the effect of at least ad
vancing values , and to-day , under supply of
a short 4,000 , prices wore fully 15c higher than
yesterday , niakiuir an advance of 25c slnco
Monday. Advance Is largely on light and
medium. Big cattle sold better to-day than
for a week past. All packing and slaughter
ing firms are operating for their houses , but
at limited supply as yet. Changes iu hours
of labor has been finally adjusted , but tlioio
was no trou ble of any description worth
noting at any of tlio establishments now
running at otock yards. Shipping 'steers ,
1,330 tol.MO Jbs , 53.00@5.C5 { 1,203 to llXiO
Ibs , S4.SO@-.4) ; 50to 1'JOO UX S4.i5@5.00. !
Tiudn fairly active and prices about a nlckle
higher on ordinary or packing and shipping
.short. Jicst assortment , including lluo
butcher pigs , sold at SJ.o@l.ao ! : , mixed at
S4.10@4.20 , and rough odds and ends at 83.00
@ 4.0o. _
FINANCIAL.
Now York. May 5. MONEY On call ,
abundant at i3 ! per cent
PRIME MERCANTILE PAVER 4@3 per
cent.
STERM.vn iCxcir.vxor. Quiet but stoadv ;
actual rates have declined to Sl.bO > @ 4.80 ; !
lor sixty days ; 81.88 for itcmand.
iiovERXMEXTS Dull tintstcadv.
STOCKS Labor troubles are still the con
trolling influciice In the stock mat ket. The
news was nlatmlnc all duv , hut belief is
Rrowinp that the authorities are determined
to enforce the law at all hazaids and Hint tliu
worst of the tioublo had been passed. Thn
inaiket opened liicKUlur , but became firm to
stioiiL' and so remained until towards 1L
o'clock , when It yielded small tractions.
After - o'clock there was renewed activity
accompanied by Increased strciiKth , which ,
lasted until the close , the market closlni ; at
or near the highest prices of the day.
STOCKS ON WALL 8TBEET.
83) ) cent bonds. . . lOi' ' iC. & > ( . \V \
U.S.iJi's lltHf ! preferred. .
Now4's 123jf Jf. V. C
PacificO'sot ' 0 > . lUTHiOiccon Trail.
Central Pacific . Pacllie Mall
C.&A lllfj P. , 1) . &K
preferred. . . . lft5 ! 1 * . P. 0
0. , B. iteQ J.W Hock Isluiin. . . .
D..L.&W 12-JJ. St. It. & 8. F. . . .
J > . < SsK. O Kijirefened. \ . . . J1U ! )
Erie 2-Hj C. , M. &St. P. . . Bltf
prcfeircd. . . . pieforrcd. . 117
Illinois CVutr.il. ISO St. P. & 0 . : W
I. , 11. fe\V . 21 } < preferred. 10I
Kansas ifeTexas. ii' % Texas Pacific. . . , '
hakeSlioro . Union Pacific. . .
\V. , St. It. & P. .
Mich. Central. . . . C-.H ( preferred. . . 18
Mo. Pacific. . . . . . 105 Western Union
Northern Pac. . . O.U. & N. . . . . . . 03
prof cried. . .
CHJOACJO PHOllUOE.
Chicago , May 5. Klour Dull nnd
unchanged ; winter wheat , S4.40Ji4.-l7 ( ;
southern , S4.00@J.ii5 ; Wisconsin , S4.r > 0@
4.73 : Mli'lllBMll heft sm-lllg , SU.70g4.lX ) :
Minnesota bakeis' , SS.ru&J.&O ; patents , S4.M
(705.00 ( ; low smiles , SJ.oOJfl.OO ( ; rye Jlour ,
5t.80@3.'iO. } : Iu barielsStOOG : : s.o : ; In sucks.
Wheat-Dull ; 77 o for May ; SOtf for
JunoH3u ; tor July ,
Corn KasyU5 ; for cash and May ;
for June.
Oats-Dull ; tiDXc for cash and May ;
for June.
Ityo-DullatOlc.
Uarley Dull utGOc.
Timothy-Prime. SI.70Q1.T3.
Flax-ltaiy at Sl.fWK-
Whisky14. ! .
Pork Stoadv ; 89.05@9.0TX for cash and
May ; 89.13X6V.n ! for June.
Lard Quiet ; $5.87K' ' § < r < .90 for cash and
May ; S * for June.
Bulk Meats -Shoulder * , $ tOK ( < $ ( ,10 ; short
clear , * 5.r > u < t' .6u.
Butter Firm ; creamery , I3@30 > { c ; dairy ,
Kjts Steady at 10S1 le.
Cheese Full cream Cheddars ,
flats. lU rtiie ; sklm.-i , 4 < jtUc.
llldo ( ireen , CWc ; heavy green salted ,
7io ! ; light , S c ; daiiiaue-d , ti. c ; Dull liiUos ,
75fc ; dry salted. I2tfe ; dry flint , ia < rfllcj call
skins. Iff3e ! : { ; deacons 1Wo.
Tallow ttroase , white country , A , " '
B , 4c ; yellow , bj c ; blown 3c.
JtccelpLv .
Flour , bbls 10,000 17,000
Wheat , ou 17,000 - 133OOQ !
Corn. DU 278.000 87.0tW
Oats.bu , IbS.OOO 152,01)0 )
Bye.iui 3.000 fi.oao
Barley , bu 19.0JO 12,000
Now York. May 5. Wheat-Receipts ,
53,000 ; oxpun * , none ; spot , mmloralely.ae-
live ; options opened heavy , declined MC ,
8trenttheucd and advanced f < ife , closing
dull ; unuiadeil led , tX3f.WfcNo. \ \ . 'J led , l&o
delivered : Junu closint atU c.
Corn Higher ; recolntx , 1,000 ; exports
177,000 ; ungraded , ! > S4tc ! ; No. 'J , 40JJs,47 ( > ( (
In olovatnr ; Junu closinn at Vic.
Uatf Moderately aative : ruc ills | ) , 74,000-
exports , ( XX ) : nilu-d western. 37i < llo ; whlti
wp.stcrii , rlOc. .
IVtroleum Steady ; United closed t7 ? < fl
EsM Quiet ; wentflrn , " " "
- , . . .
I.ard Very dull ; western steam , vpol
SO.'WJ'I.2-V
Duller Steady ; western , 10 ® : :
cieamery , 2 < c. ' *
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