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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1900.
3! X A3 SAU STREET. NETV TÜRK.
II AR. VET EDWARD FISK
43ZOEGK XI. HOBINSON,
UemUr Nw Tors Stock Exciter.
i. A. I LL1CI1LR& CO.3
Safe Deposit Vnxxlt
.'HI Last AViuhluBton Street
Absolute safety against Cre and burglar. Fo
Ilrman daj-.an.l nlht on gua.nl. Designed for
afe keeping ot Money, Ronl. Wills, Deeds. Ab
stracts, yirrer Plate. Jewels and valuable
Trunks, Packages, etc Contains 2.100 boxes.
l ent S to f4& pe jear.
JOHN S. TAIlKI.GTOMm....Mnnaeer.
ALL THE LINES RAIDED
D 12 A II I'RKSSCRR ON SPECIALTIES
ixflie.ci:d all stocks.
Ttallroatla Were Stroner, bat Reaeted
Under I'rcwsn re Heavy Losses in
At New York yesterday money on call
was steady, actual transactions ranging:
from 2 to 2 per cent.; last loan and closed
offt-red at 2 per cent.
Prime mercantile paper, 4'35 per cent.
.Sterling exchange was easier, with actual
business In bankers bills at $4.874 for de
mand and l.S3i for sixty days; posted
rates, $LSl,,2'34.S3 and $i.SS4; commercial
Silver certificates were 5041 G0c; bar sil
ver, 50c; Mexican dollars, 47?ic. Bar sil
ver at London was steady at 27d per
There was a slight accumulation of or
ders over the holiday, which were exe
cuted In the New York stock market -at the
opening yesterday morning for outside ac
count. Arbitrage brokers bought stocks on
a small scale for foreign account to cover
sales made in London at the higher level.
Induced by the rumor -which found cre
dence on the other dde of the surrender of
the Boer General Cronje. There was con
tinued absorption on a limited scale of the
stocks for some of the railroad companies
which have shown extraordinary increases
In earnings during the week, and to which
wa3 added yesterday Northern Pacific,
with an increase for the second week In
February of J1S3.J0S, or 41 per cent. West
ern New York & Pennsylvania, of the bi
tuminous coal group, showed an Increase of
38 per cent.- But even at the opening pres
sure was manifest against individual stocks
amongst the specialties, which served to
unsettle the market. and eventually turn
the tide in favor of the reactionists. Con
tinued depression wa3 manifest at the
opening in Third-avenue, People's Gas,
Leather and Sugar. As the day progressed
other stocks came under pressure, and the
grnup above named showed some recovery.
The iron and steel group were the first af
fected by the spread of weakness, Tennes
see Coal dropping an extreme 5 points and
American Hoop, National Steel, Tin Plate,
Federal Steel. Wire and Steel, Colorado
Fuel and Republic Steel from 1 to 3 points.
Later the announcement of the dividend on
Consolidated Gas at the reduced rate es
tablished since the local gas war was in
effect led to a raid on that specialty, with
a resulting loss of 4. Rubber preferred
lost nearly 4 points, Metropolitan 4. Glu
cose 3 and Brooklyn Union Gas 2. Third
avenue fell in the final dealings to the low
est of the day. showing a decline of 7
points net. These violent declines had a'
sympathetic effect on the general list, es
pecially on the granger and trunk lines,
and declines in the railroads were extended
to a point or over In may cases. Fears that
the cutting of rates on grain would ftad to
demoralization of freight rates had Tin in
fluence. Apprehensions of higher money
also had to do with the decline. There was
a slight rally on covering by shorts by the
bears and in sympathy with a rise in Read
ing first preferred to K. This made the
closing firm, but at net losses in practically
all cases. Preliminary estimates of the
movement of currency by express to and
from the interior indicate an increase in
the shipments by the banks, but a still
greater increase in their receipts, so that
the los3 on the interior movement is be
lieved to be less than half a million dollars.
Receipts of money by registered mail are
raid by banking authorities to be sufficient
to more -than offset this. Losses by the
tanks on subtreasury operations for the
week foot up $3,084.000. It is believed that
the loan expansion will show a consider
able falling off from the recent rate of in
crease. More or less mystery still attaches
to the phenomenal increases in loans of
last week and the week before, and the
disposition grows to attribute them to some
special operations. But a further decline
in surplus reserves of several million dol
lars will inevitably be shown by to-day's
The bond market showed decreased ac
tivity and prices declined. Total sales at
par value were Jl.325.000. United States new
und old fours and fives advanced & and the
threes U In the-bid price.
Following are. the day's share sales and
the closing hid prices:
Stocks. Sales. bid.
Atchison 2,010 2-
Atchison pref 12.54) i2t
Haltimore A Ohio .7S7 61
Canada Southern 2 4SS
Chesapeake & Ohio . Z.3V) 2Si
ChtcaKO Ureat Western D3 13 l,
Chicago, JJurlington A Qulncy.... 7,os7 VZZ
Chi.. Ind. & Louisville 2,4 2)
Chi.. Ind. A Louisville pref 2j0 I2i
Chicago St Eastern Illinois ....
Chicago & Northwestern 153
Chicago. Kock Island St l'acinc... 1,073 107
C. C. C äst. Louta 9'W 5:
Colorado Southern 22 54
Colorado Southern tlrst pref 55 4-4
Colorado Southern second pref.... .... liVj
Delaware & Hudson 1
Lack. & Western 150 18
l?r.v:r & Rio Grand?... .... J!-
j't-nver Ac IUo Urande pref nO .."
Ilrie .... 12'
i:rie first pref l.M-J 37'
Orvat Northern pref 31 J 157
locking Coal 1
locking Valley 11 S3'i
Illinois Central .. CZi
Iowa Central i, &) K
w Central pref 21
Kan. city. Pittsburg & Gulf 1-
Lake Krie & Western 214
Ijtwe Krie 4c Western pref 100 M
Lake hhor 194
Louisville & Nashville 3,-70 $1
Manhattan L &.6 !74
lletro-luan Street-railway 2.Vi5 17 1
Mexican central 53.)
Minneapolis A St. Louis 2 &2
V. inneu;o'i A- Ft. L. prvf 2.7-ij 14
Mt-fourl Pacific 7,250 45
Mobile & Ohio 414
Missouri. Kansas A Texas .... 1)4
Missouri. Kansas A Texas pref... 2) 324
New Jersey Central 3"0 117
New York Central 2.523 13C
Norfolk A Western 17.55 ZV
Norfolk A Western pref 4.343 7P4
Northern Pacirtc 3,cr) 534
Northern lacinc pref 744
Ontario A Western 6,9s0 214
Oregon Ry. A Nav 42
Oregon Ry. & Nav. pref 5
Pennsylvania SJO 1334
J. O. Cm SC t"?t v TO
Leading 1.233 l.4
lu-adtng first pref 17.4) 594
Reading stx-on-1 pref 3, S3 J 2:4
Itio ?ran-i Western 4SS
Jo Jnind Western pref 105 8:4
H. Iouls A Fan Fran I),
pt. I, & Pan Fran, f.rst pref CS
pt. L,. A tftn Kran. wconJ prC. 3-X 34
ft. Iouis Southwesttrn Ü4
Ft. Iul$ Southwestern iTt 2.523 So,
pt. Iaul . 3,) 1214
Ft. Paul pref 110 171
Bt. Panl & Omaha 110
Fouthern raciflc 9.M) 1
Southern Hallway 4 124
Fouthern Hallway pref 67,
Tum A Paclf.c
Tnlnn Pacific 12. 2i 4):
1'nlf.n I'a"iflc prf
Wabash prf 20 2)4
Vheellr4C A Lake Erie l.v 114
M. A L. E sernni pref 1.4G1 274
Wisconsin Centrs! is
t'nltd State 44
American Cottrn Oil jjii
Ar:srifcaq;csuc3 OU pref ft
American Malting ,
American Maltlnz rref ,
Am. Smelting and Keflnlns
Am. SmelUn and Iteflnintc rref.
American Spirits pref..... ,
American Steel Hoop
American Ste4 Hoop pref
American Steel and U ire
American Steel and Wire pref...
American Tin Plate
American Tin Plate pref
American Tobacco pref
Anaconda Minlnsr Co
Prooklrn Hanld Trnnslt
Colorado Fu I and Iron
Continental Tobacco rref
FVrieral Steel prif
OIucore Sugar pre-f.
Interrational Papr pref
National biscuit pref
National Iead pref..
National .Steel rref
New York Air-brake
Pacific Coast flr?t pref
PaelflC" Coast second pref
People's Oas ..
Pressed Steel Car.
Prel Fei,Car rref..
PiiMrn Palace Car
T?enuhllc Tron and Steel
Perublc Iron and Steel rref
Standard Hope and Twine
Tnnse Coal and Iror
I'nlted States Iesher
T'nlted States leather pref
TirM States Rubber
T'nlted Ftstes Rubber pref
UNITED STATES CONDS.
States two, rear
States threes, rep
States threes, coup
States new fours, rear
States new fours, coup
States old fours, resr
States old fours, coup
States fires, retr
States fives, coup
LOCAL GRAIN AND PPODUCE.
A Ilusy Day on the Wliolesale Streets
Prices Steady and Stroiiu.
A bright, sunny day, following a holiday, re
sulted In a good deal of activity in trade yes
terday. Mall orders were large, and a few good
buyers were In. This, coupled with filling' or
ders of traveling salesmen, combined to make
the activity. It was also mild enough for the
shipment of fruits and vegetables, and the com
mission merchants had an oportunity to fill de
layed orders. In prices there were no Important
changes, except in the hide market, which was
weak, and prices dropped another half cent, the
second decline this week. Poultry, eggs and
butter unchanged, but weak In tone on increas
ing receipts. In fruits and vegetables, for choice
stock prices are well held, but for inferior stock
weak. The rlour market i active at unchanged
prices, but firmer in tone than a week ago.
The local grain market Is slow, owing to llftht
receipts, country roads being almost impassably.
All cereals are In kxx! request at the following
prices on track, as furnished by the secretary of
the Hoard of Trade:
Wheat No. 2 red. 694c; track. 66c, on milling
freight; No. 3 red. 652ö4c; January, t!4c,
track; wagon wheat, 7uc.
Corn No. 1 white, 334c: No. 2 white, 234c;
No. 3 white. 334c; No. 4 white. 30&tt324e: No. 2
white mixed. 324c; -No. 3 white mixed, 32V4c;
No. 4 white mixed, 23431 4c; No. 2 yellow,
'i2ic: No. 3 yellow, 22c; No. 4 yellow, 24
lc; No. 2 mixed. 324c; No. 3 mixed. 324c:
No. 4 mixed. 234ru314c; ear corn, 324c
Oats-No. 2 white. 270 ; No. 3 white, 26Uc;
No. 2 mixed. 24c; No. 3 mixed. 23c.
Hay No. 1 timothy, $ll.S0frl2; No. 2 timothy,
Inspections Wheat: No. 3 red. 1 car. Corn:
No. 3 white. 13 cars; No. 3 white mixed. 2;
No. 4 white mixed. 1; No. 2 yellow, 1; No. 2
mixed, 3; No. 3 mixed, 3; total, 23 cars. Oats:
Rejected. 1 car. Hay: No. 2 timothy. 2 cars.
Poultry and Other Produce.
(Prices paid by shippers.)
Turkeys, hens, 74c per lb; turkeys, 54c;
springs, 2 to 4 lbs, 8c; hens, 74c: cocks, 4c;
ducks, full feathered, 7c; geese, full feathered,
choice, 5c; geeEe, picked, 4c.
Cheese New York full creams. 14'315c; domestic
8wlss, 16?n7c: brick. 14c; limburger, 14c.
Putter Choice roll. 154o per lb; poor. No. 2.
Eggs Fresh, 11c per doz.
Feathers Prime geese, 30c per lb; prim duck.
ICC 17c per lb.
Beeswax 30c for yellow; 25c for dark.
Wool Medium, unwashed. 1S19c; tub-washed,
204125c; burry and unmerchantable. Be las.
HIDES, TALLOW, ETC.
Green-salted Hldee-No. L 9c; No. 2, ?c; No. 1
calf. 10c; No. 2 calf. 9c.
Grease White, 4c; yellow, 34c; brown, 244c.
Tallow No. 1. 44c; No. 2. 4c
Bon Dry. S12C13 per ton.
THE JOBBING TRADE.
(The quotations given below are the selling prices
of the wholesale dealers.)
Produce, Fruit and Vegetables.
Arples $3 per brl for cooking; eating apples,
$3.5o&"4: Ben Davis, $3.
Bananas Per bunch, No. 1, I1.50ÖL75.
Oranges California Navel, choice, $2.232.73;
Lemons Messina, choice, 3C0 to box. $2.73;
Cocoanuts 50c per doz.
Hickory Nuts Shellbark, 11.65 per bu; large.
$1.25 per bu.
Potatoes S53 60c rer bu; $1.7501.80 per brl.
Sweet Potatoes Jerseys, 44.25 per bri; Illinois,
$3.73; Kentucky, $3.50.
Turnips $1.5 per brl.
Cabbage $1.75 per 100 lbs. Holland seed.
Celery California, 6075c per doz; No. 2, 20
Yellow Globe Onions $1.50 per brl; white, $L75
per brl; red, $1.73 per brl.
Honey New white, 18c per lb; dark, 16c.
Navv Beans $2.25 per bu.
Cauliflower tl.50Sl.75 per doz.
Cranberries Jerseys. $2.73 per bu box; $S per
brl; llowor and McFarland cranberries. $10 per
Onions (Spanish) $1.75 per crate.
Parsnips Per brl. $2.25(32.50.
Lettuce 12ffl3c per lb.
Cider New. $4.5) per brl: half brl, $2.50.
Florida Tomatoes $2.2502.75 per 6-basket
crate, 50c a basket; Mexican 7-basket. $322.23.
Corn. ?3c5$1.25. Peaches Eastern Standard.
3-lb, I2Q2.25; 3-lb seconds. $l.SH)ir2; California
standard. $2.1002.40; California seconds, $l.lC32.
Miscellaneous blackberries. 2-lb. 85&)c; rasp
berries, 3-lb. $1.2501.30; pineapples, standard.
2-lb. Sl.STxQl-ift); choice, $2ff2.10: cove oysters. 1-lb.
full weight, $l.rö'n.l0; light, 60tiC5c; string
beans, 3-lb. bMu'jZc: Lima beans. $1.201.25;
peas, marrowfats, 35c$l; early June. $1.10Sl.li;
lobsters, $1.85ftf2; red cherries. 90-0$!; strawber
ries. &3Qc; salmon, Mb, 9ÖCÖJ2; 3-lb tomatoes,
85öiHC. , .
Coal and Coke.
Anthracite (all sizes). $7 per ton; C. & O.
Kanawha. $4.25: Pittsburg. $4:25: Raymond. $4.23;
Winifrede. $4.23; Jackson. $4.23; block. $3.23;
Island City lump, $3.75; lump coke. He per bu.
$2.75 per 2a bu; crushed cokes 12c per bu, $3 per
23 bu: Blossburg. $3 per ton; Connellsville coke,
$$ per ton; smokeless lump, $4.50.
Candles and Nuts.
Candles Stick, 647c per lb; common mixed,
sHft'c; grocers' mixed. 6c; Banner twist stick.
8c; cream mixed. ic; old-time mixed, 7c.
Nuts Soft-shelled almonds. 13fiH.Sc: English
walnuts, 12ftl4c: Brazil nuts. 9c; filberts. He;
peanuts, roasted, 7 Sc; mixed nuts, 10c.
Alcohol. $2.432.60- asafetlda. 23f?30c; alum. 24
G4c; camphor, 574?62c; cochineal. 5Cü55c; chloro
form. 5S65c: copperas, bris, 90c; cream tar
tar, pure, 3xU33c; indigo, 65'äc: licorice, Calab.,
genuine, 3040: magneela, carb.. 2-oz.. 2iKti22c;
morphine, P. & W., per oz, $2.3iyi2.55: madder. 14
Critic; oil. castor, per gal, $l.lvj 1.20; oil. berga
mot. per lb. $2.63; opium. $.1.(:3.75: quinine. P.
A V.. per oz. 424c; balsam copaiba, 5Vfwc;
soap, castlle, Ft.. 1216c; soia. bicarb.. 24"ä6c;
salts. Epsom. I4rf4c; sulphur flour. 24''fi5c; salt-
retr. l'Xc?14c: tunntlne, f.74r,3c: glycerine,
'ft20c: Iodide potassium. $2.50'(2.w; bromide-potasr-lum.
Si'SfrV?: chlorate potash. 15'tf2!e;
borax. VQlZc; clnchonlda, 35 40c; carbolic acid,
Bleached Sheetings Androscoggin . L, "Mc;
Berkley. No. 6J. 4c; Cabot. 4c; Capitol. 53c;
Cumberland. 74c; Dwlght Anchor. 8c; Fruit of
the Loom, gc; Farwell. Cvc; Fitchvllie. 64c;
Vull Width. 54c: Gilt Kdjre. 5Vjc; Glided Ak.
54c: Hill. 7c; IIove. 7c; Linwood. 74c; lxnJale.
8c; Peabody, 54c; Pride of the West. 11UC; Ten
Strike. 6c; PeppertIL 9-4. re; Pepperell. 1M,
24c; Androscoggin. J 9-4. 22c; Androscoggin. 10-4.
Brown Sheetlne-Atlantlc A. 6Uc: Argyle. 5!ic:
Boott C. 5c; Buck's Head. 64c; Clifton CCC. 6c;
Constitution. 4'J-lnch. 4c: Carlisle, 40-Inch. 6c;
Dwight's Star, 7c; Great Falls E. 4c; Great
Falls J. 54c; Hill Fine. 7c: Indian Head. 64c;
pepperell U. 6c; Pepperell. 10-4. 22c; Androscog
gin. 3-4. 2''c: Androscoggin. 10-4. 22c.
Prints Allen dress styles, 5c: Allen's staples,
5c; Allen Til. 5c; Allan's roboa. 54c; Amer
ican Indigo. 5c; Arnold long cloth. B. Sc;
Arnold LLC, 7c; Cocheo fancy, 54c; Ham
ilton fancy. 54c; Merrimac pinks and purples.
6c; Pacific fancy. 54?: Simpson's mourning, Sc;
Simpson's Iferlln sol ins. 34c; Simpson's oil fin
ish. 6c; American shirting, 4;; black white,
44c; grays. 44e.
Kld-flnlshed Cambrics Edwards, 4c; Warren.
3c; Slater. 4c; Genesee. 4c -
Tickings Amoskeag ACA. 114e: Conestoga BF.
124; Cordis 140. 114c; Cordis FT. 114c; Cordis
ACE. 11c: Hamilton awnlr.sr. 84c; Kimono
fancy, 17c: Lenox fancy. iSe: Methue4i AA. 104c;
Oakland AF, 6c: Portsmouth, 114e; Susquehan
na. 124e: Shetucket SV, &vsc; Shttucket F. 4c;
Swift lllver. Sc.
Oraln Bags Amoskfaj, $15.50; American, $13.50;
Harmony. $15.50: Stark. $18.
Glngham Amoskeag staples. 54: Amoskeag
dress. 7c: Bates, 64c: Lancaster, 54c; Lancaster
Normandles. 7c; I'.enfrew dress, 7c
Coffee Good. 10fl2o; prima. 12Jrl4c: strictly
prime, 14'irlc; fancy green anl yellow, l&7i22c;
Java. 2SJf2c. Itrasted Old government Java.
-4 23c: tJolden IClai, 2c; liouriwn Santos. 2-ic;
Gilded Santos. 24c; prime Santos. 23c. Package
coffee city prices Ariosa. 12.75c; Lion. 11.73c;
Jersey, 1173c; Caracas. 12.23c: Dutch Java blend.
K5nc: Dillworth's. 12.2-: Mall Pouch. ll.73c;
Oates'a blended Java. 12.75c: Jav-Ocha. l.3)c.
Sugars city prices: Domlro-s. 5.77c; cut loaf,
5.12c; powdered. 6.62c: XXXX powdered. 5.67c;
standard granulated. 5.52c: fine granulated. 6.52;
extra fine granulated. 5.6: granuiateil 5-Ib
bags. 5.f2c; granulated 2-lb bags. 3.2c: granu
lated 5-lb cartons. 5 62c; granulatel 2-lb car
tons. 5 2c; cus, $.67o: mold A. 5.77c; confec
tioners A. 5.32c; 1 Columbia A Keystone A.
5.17c; Z Windsor A-Amerlcaa X 5.17c; 3 ICldgc-
wood A Centennial A. 5.17c; 4 Phoenix A Cali
fornia A. 5.12c: 5 Empire A Franklin B. 5.07c;
C Ideal Golden Ex. C Keystone B. 5Cc: 7 Wind
sor Ex. C American IS, i.'j'c; S KMewood Ex.
C Centennial 11, 4.92c; 9 Yellow Ex. C-Call-fornla
Ii. 4.S7c; 10 Yellow C Franklin Ex. C.
4 S2c; 11 Yellow Keystone Ex. C. 4.77c; 12 Yel
lowAmerican Ex. C, 4.72c; 13 Yellow Centen
nial Ex. C. 4.72c; 14 Yf How-Calif orr.la Ex. C.
4.72e ; 13 Yellow, 4.72c; IS Yellow. 4.72c.
Flour Sacks fnaper) Plain. 1-32 brl, rer 1.000.
$3.5o; 1-13 brl. $3; 4 brl. $S; 4 brl, $16: No. 2
ftrab. plain. J-32 brl. per l.'v. $i-23; 1-1C brl. $3..V:
4 brl. $:0; 4 brl. No. 1 cram. plain. 1-32
brl. rr l.oOX $7: 1-K, brl. $1.73: 4 brl. $14.3.v. U
brl. $2.M. Extra charge for printing. $1.101.15.
Salt In car lots, $U5Q1.10; small lots, $1.10
Sr5crs Perrer. 15? 13c: allspice. l."T?lSc: cloves,
1-OlSc; e"ii. l-"'ilc: nntmecs. yft'ff rer lb.
Beans Choice hand-picked navy, $2.4)2 50 per
bu: Limas. California. 64t63ic per lb. ,
Frrr-ened Beans-$2.232. 40.
Molasses and Svrur New Orleans molasses.
fair to prime, :stf33c; choice, Sl'c; syrups,
IMce Txulslana. 44f74e: Carolina. 64J34c
Shot $1.4'"il.43 per bar fcr drop.
I-ad 64T17C for pressed bars.
Wooienware No. 1 tubs. $7.757.80: No. 2 tubs.
IW.23; No. 3 tubs. IV.flo.S.-;: 3-hoop palls. $1.73;
2-hoop palls. $1.S0?1.S; double washboards,
$2.2"fl2.7.. common washboards.$l.50'51."3; clothes
pins. .VWfV per box.
Wvd Dl.he No. 1. rter l.non. $2.2..i 2.50; No. 2.
$2.r,r2.73: No. 3. 12.75773: No. 5. $3.253.50.
Twine Hemp. 121?c per lb: wool. 8inc: flax,
20J30c; paper, 23c; Jule. i27J13c; cotton. 1S325C
Straight grades. $3.43.60; fancy grades. $3.6
3.75: patent flour. $4'??$4..v: low grades, $2.233;
spring wheat patents. J3.fj3.23.
Iron and Steel.
Bar Iron 33.25; horseshoe bar, 3t?34c; nail
ro 7c; plow slabf. 4.5fc; American cast steel,
&lllc; tire steel, 3t34c; spring steel. 4430.
Leather Oak sole. 23f?33c: hemlock sole. 2S'3
20c; harness, 3-2c; skirting. 381 42c: single
strap, 4244c: city kip. 6-ffS5c; French kip. mc
$1.2): City calfskin, Ö0cj$l.l0; French calfskin,
Nallt and IIoraenres.
Steel cut nails. $3.23: Tirs nails, from store.
$3.0 rates; from mill. $3.35 rates. Horseshoes, per
kg. $4; mules shoes, per keg, $4..; horse nails,
$415 per box. Barb wire, galvanized, $4.10;
Linseed, raw, 53c pcV gal; linseed oil, boiled,
54c per gal; coal oil. legal test. 7fi14c; bank. 40c;
best straits, fTc; Labrador. 6c: West Virginia,
lubricating. 20fi3'c; miners', i'c; lard oils, win
ter strained, in brls, 4jc per gal; half bris. Sc
per gal extra.
Bacon Clear sides, 40 to 50 lbs average. 75ic;
20 to 40 lbs average. 7Tic: 20 to 30 lbs average.
$4c; bellies. 25 lbs average, lc; IS to 22 lbs av
eiage. Kc; 14 to 16 lbs averaer. Sc: eleir
back, 20 to 25 lbs average, 74c: 12 to 16 lbs av
erage, 74c; 6 to a lbs average, 7:c In dry-alt,
Hams Sugar cured, 1 to 20 lbs average, 114
llic: 13 lbs average. 114fil24c; 12 lbs average,
12liil24: lft lbs average. 124c.
Iard Kettle rendered. Sc: pure lard. 70.
Pork Bean, clear. $14.50; rump. $'2 50.
Shoulders 18 to 20 lbs average. 8c; 13 lbs av
erage, $4c; 10 to 12 lbs average, S4c.
Clover Choice, prime, $i.73(?3: English choice.
$4.75(35: alslke. choice. $7'j8: alfalfa, choice, $5
5.50: crimson or scarlet clover. $14.5'); tlmothv,
43 lbs. prime. $1.3j 1.35; strictly prime, $1.35
1.40; choice, $1.40'gl.45: fancy Kentucky, 14 lbs,
$1.10; extra clean. 60i75c; orchard grass, extra.
$1.10(31. 30; red top. choice. S'Vcßlt.40; Enallsh
bluegrass. 24 lbs, $2'72.50; German millet, 6."iS."c;
Western millet, 6'J(&73c; common millet, IQifcjMc.
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SALES OF KCAL ESTATE.
Fourteen Transfers, Tvlth a Total Con
.deration of $14,OC6.G(I.
Instruments filed for record in the recorder's
office of Marlon county, Indiana, for the twenty
four hours ending at 5 p. m. Feb. 23, 1900, as fur
nished by Theo. Stein, abstracter of titles, cor
ner Pennsylvania and Market streets, Indian
apolis, Suite 229, first office floor. The Leracke.
Charles J. Orbison to Katharine S.
liankemeier. Lot 2, Block 11, Matik's
subdivision, Vandcrman et al.'s ad
Caroline Schnepel to Carrie Luebking,
part of Lot zu, Koller s addition 216.C6
Charles M. Ryder to Alexander
Kantsky, Lot 53, Windhorst place ad
Julia A. Hansen to Loren S. Dow,
tart of Block 1, Bruce Baker addi
Henrietta Mustan to Sue II. Parnell,
part of the east half of the nortnweat
quarter of Section 21, Township 15,
Hange 2 700.00
Freu Cllne to Albert L. Cloud. Lots 13
and 14, John O. Evans's subdivision
of Lot 12 and part of Lot 11, John
son's heirs' addition 3,500.00
Nelson Britton to Eater Britton et al.,
rart of the northeast quarter of Sec
lon 2u, Township 17, Bange 2 200.00
Leonard Hurbaugh to Franklin 11. King.
Lot 2U, Square 4, fc. A. Fletcher, jr.'a,
northeast addition 1,500.00
Augusta Shelly to Lon D. Elliott, Lot
25, Moesche's third addition 00.00
Chan. M. iteagan, trustee, to Isaac Fur- .
nas, part .of the west half of the
northeast quarter, and east half of
the northwest quarter of Township
14, Range i 1,000.00
David B. Schofleld to Mary S. Graham,
Lots 1 to 5. inclusive, and Lot 26,
Block 20, Sangster et al.'s Oak Hill
Jane L. Graham to Mary S. Graham.
Lot 15, Block 11, Sangster et al.'s
Oak Hill addition 100.00
Harry A. Metzger to Adam II. Hensch
en. Lot 64, Metzger's East Michigan
street addition 300.00
Samuel Schuck to Myrtle H. Jones, Lot
2. J. II. Clark's second addition to
Transfers, 14; consideration $14,066.66
VITAL STATISTICS FEB. 22.
Clara and Titus Everett, 1306 Madison
Hattle and W. Calllhan, 1019 North Bel
mont avenue, boy.
Maggie and John Manning, 2946 Paris ave
Belle and James Roades, 1630 West Ver
mont street, boy.
Cora and J. F. Turpin, 845 Charles streeL
Mrs. and James II. Wright, SCO North
Missouri street, girl.
Louise and John Byren, 1326 Yandea
Mrs. and Paris Rodgers, 530 North Shef
field avenue, girl.
Mrs. and Joseph II. Thomas, 617 Warren
Mary and S. P. Sheerin, 1010 North Penn
sylvania street, girl.
Louisa and John Memple, 411 Minnesota
Minnie and Hilary Wilson, Washington
Mrs. and August Boldt, 1313 Orange
Ottie and O. I. Bernhardt, 1513 Linden
Dora and Morris Horowitz, 711 Massa
chusetts avenue, girl.
Jennie and Sam Greenwald, 143 Bright
Emma and David Shelton, 1417 English
Eldora and T. C. Rodrick, 021 Jefferson
Rosa and Charles Bliss, 1517 Arsenal
Mary Rockenfleld, eighty-one years, 501
Minerva street pneumonia.
Melissa Locke, eighty-one years, 004
Bates street, grip.
Catherine Iiudy, sixty-four years, 1004
Theresa Zernicke, sixty-seven years, 627
Lincoln street, senile paralysis.
Amelia Dunn, forty-four years, 714 Elm
Louise Emmons, fifty years. 131S Parker
Lilly Bodemer. twenty-six years, 1119 Col
lege avenue, exhaustion.
Frances Durham, twenty-fours years, 2121
Depot avenue, tuberculosis.
Mrs. A. S. Mount, seventy-seven years,
1104 North Alabama street, pneumonia.
Gabriel Boon, fifty-six years, 1322 Bryan
Elizabeth Whltsitt, thirty-five years, 1421
Raymond street, gastro-cntritls.
Frank Pvigh, jr.. eleven years. 330 South
New Jersey street, scarlet fever.
Sarah Silsbury. twenty years, 812 West
Twenty-seventh street, abscess.
Delmont L. Angel and Cora May Stack
house. Harry E. Roberts and Alice Rushton.
Carl Cameron and Myrtle B. Lewis.
Pension for Veterans.
Certificates have been issued to the fol-
OriginalJacob Elchstaedt, Wanatah, $6;
Columbus Bolln. New Albany, $6; Roda
Decker. Hazelton, $.
Additional John Whltworth. Jasonvllle,
$$ to $10; Nelson Klrkpatrick. Eaton. $5.
Restoration and Reissue Walter J. Rose
(deceased), Franklin, $30; William Thomas
(deceased), Elkhart, 216.
Increase Benjamin F. Ledman. Buck
Creek. $12 to $17; Salathiel Parks, Casper
ville. $12 to $16; Jacob Miller, Staunton, $17
to $30; Georpe- W. Shull. Fort Branch. $15
to $17; John Moxley, Vevay, $14 to $17; Hen
ry Bradburn. Muncle, $10 to $14: Cornelius
Mathews, Owensvllle. $$ to $S; John M. Hill,
Frankfort, $S to $10.
Reissue James C. Lawlls, Edinburg, $4
Original Widows, etc. Emma Darst.
Churubusco, $8; Juda Rose, Franklin. $12;
Mahaia Long. Ohio Fails, 12; (special ac
crued. Feb. 9) Elizabeth Craft. Richmond,
$.x; Paralee Evans. Winslow, $$; Zerelda
Plew. Marlsland. $11
Mexican War Survivors (Increase)
Thoioas V,.5tran,'Kt'W Alt any, S to 112.
BIG ARGENTINE EXPORTS
KNOCKED THE BOTT03I OCT OF
WHEAT IX CHICAGO PIT.
Mny Down a Cent and a Half Corn
and Onts Closed Lower and Pro
vision on u. Decline.
CHICAGO. Feb. 23. The enormous ex
port business done by Argentina last week
was the dominant factor In wheat to-day.
May closing lU'Sl'&c under Wednesday.
The other markets were depressed by the
wheat weakness. May corn closed UtlsC,
and May oats a shade lower. Provisions
at the close were 2f?12Vlc down.
The news from Argentina held the cen
ter of the bulletin board on the Board of
Trade to-day. Other bearish news was
merely subsidiary to it. The shipments
from Argentina, 2,3:0,000 bu, were exceeded
only twice last year, and have not been ex
ceeded often in the' history of the com
merce of that country. In consequence.
May wheat opened c under Wednesday
at 67!s5j67Uc. The price touched 67567180.
and later CTUc between which quotations
It fluctuated for two hours. Then the de
scent began. Under pressure of foreign
selling and bull liquidation, vith scarcely
any outside demand, the price of M?.y was
forced steadily down to 66Uc, at which the
market for that option closed, lamentably
weak and lfnc, under Wednesday. New
York reported twelve loads taken for ex
port. Atlantic port . clearances. In wheat
and flour, were equal to ICO.000 bu. Pri
mary receipts for two days were 1,074,000
bu, against C32.000 bu last year. Minne
apolis and Duluth reported 970 cars, com
pared with 5S1 last week and C98 a year ago.
Receipts here were 112 cars, none of con
Corn was Inclined towards firmness, but
finally sucumbed to the wheat weakness.
Trade generally was quiet. . Country of
ferings were fair, but the shipping demand
was poor. The crowd was ready to buy
with the least encouragement, and did
hoist May up a bit while wheat was mak
ing its early struggle against further
losses. The report that there were 342,000
more corn-eating cattle in the country
now than a year ago caused some heavy
buying from the provision pit, which was
Influential in the bulge. Much of this was
let out again later in sympathy with
wheat. Receipts here were 592 cars. May
ranged from 35c to 345344c, and closed
Mfi?fcc down at ZifaZic.
The trade in oats was small, and Influ
enced most of the time by corn. In view
of the weakness about it the market was
remarkable steady. Receipts here were
3o6 cars. May ranged from 23341I23c to
2iic, and closed a shade depressed at 23lic.
Provisions were dull. The market early
was easy with wheat, later firm with the
corn bulge but again weak with wheat.
A firm hog market had a steadying effect.
May pork ranged from $10.83110.87 to
$10.72H. and closed 10$12y.c under Wednes
day at $10.72U 10.73; May lard from $5.95
5.94 to $o.i0, closing: 2e down at $5.90. and
May ribs from $5.95 to $5.S5ti5.S7, with the
ciose ty2c lower at $5.8505.874.
Estimated receipts to-morrow: Wheat,
53 cars; corn, 1,060 cars; oats, 315 cars;
hogs, 23.000 head.
Leading futures ranged as follows:
Articles. Open- High- Low- Clos-
neai . ing. est. est. lng.
Feb ... 63 66 65 63
iuay .. x'ii-67'4 67i 60;
July .. 67y4-67i 67T ' 66Ts 66t
May .. 34-34Ti 8-"U
July .. 31?,-33 33s
May .. 234 23-23H 234 23U
July 22I.225l 2?U.??l.i ?2lT
May. .$10.73 - $10.$m , $10.72V $10.73 .
July ..10.8714 10.W 10.77 10.77
May .. 5.W 5. 3 5.90 5.90
July .. 6.00 6.05 B.ST'i 6.00
May .. 5.924 5.93 5.83 5.S7U
July .. 5.ö2Va 5.93 5.S7 5.90
Cash quotations were as follows: Flour easy.
No. 3 spring wheat, 634ft 63c; No. 2 rd, 69T?;0c.
No. 2 corn. 334c: No. 2 yellow corn. 33c. No. 2
oats. 23t 23c: No. 2 white, 2fi24c; No. 3
white. 24!i25ic. No. 2 rye. 54Tt 55u.c. No. ' 2
barley. 37V,y42 No. 1 Cnssed. Ii ßli Vnrth.
western. $1.60. Prime timothy seed. $2.43. Clover
seen, contract frrade. $s.4'. Mess pork, per brl.
$ SVfi0.73. Lard, per li-0 lbs. $3.75?. 3.824. Fhort
rlb sides (looo. 3.73 6. C3. Drv-saltd shoulders
(boxed). $S.23'56.50. Short -clear sides (boxed).
u nisKj-, aisuners nnisnea goods, ier
Receipts Flour, ,92,000 brls; wheat. 90.000 bu:
corn. 819. ftrtrt bu; oat. 3.000 bw; rye. 13.O0O bu!
barley. 163.000 bu. Fhlnmentn Klnnr 51 nY Kri.
wheat. 33.000 bu; corn. 76')(V1 bu; oats. 274.000
r.ii ...h. g Asi V. Ivm.Ia. r n r. ..-v i '
AT SEW YORK.
The Entire Ltat Doll and Weaker, Ex
cept In Coffee.
NEW YORK. Feb. 23. Flour-Receipts.
25.S30 bris; exportä, 3.4S3 brls. Market still
firm on winter wheat flour at old prices.
but dull and easier for springs. Minnesota
patents, $3.85(84.10. Buckwheat flour steady
at $1.501.75. Buckwheat steady at K56c.
c. 1. f. New York. Rye quiet; No. 2 West
ern, 6240 f. o. b. afloat. Barley quiet;
feeding. 433464c New York.
Wheat-Receipts, 52,80-) bu; exports, 29,857
bu. Spot weak; No. 2 red, 74t.4c elevator;
No. 2 red, 76c f. 0. b. afloat In store; No.
1 northern Duluth, 7S?8c f. o. b. afloat.
prompt. Options opened easy, and there
after were bearlshly disposed through
heavy Argentine shipments, lower English
cables, small clearances, favorable West
em weather and crop prospects and dls
appointing export demand, closing weak
and heavy at lvinlc net decline. March,
748?i75c, closed at 7454c; May. 72 316073e.
closed at 720; July, 72 9-16fi73 7-16c. closed
at 72,c; September, 724S72c, closed at
Corn Receipts. 163,730 bu; exports, 86,040
bu. Spot weaker; No. Z, 43c r. o. b. afloat.
42c elevator. Options opened steady and
experienced a decided advance later in the
day on local covering and strong Western
demand, only to break finally with wheat
Closed weak at Uc net decline. May, 40
4G?ic, closed at 40c; July, 4040V4c closed
Oats Receipts. 96.200 bu. Spot weaker;
No. 2. 29c; No. 3. 2$Uc; No. 2 white. 314c:
No. 3 white, 33aic; track mixed Western. 29
30ic; track white, 31tt35c. Options dull
Lard weak; Western steamed, $5.136 J74;
February, $3.174. nominal; refined quiet.
Tallow dull; city, öc; country, öufiSHc
Cotton-seed oil quiet and easy; prime
crude, So41i34c; prime yellow, 344c
Freights to Liverpool dull; cotton by
steam. 33c; grain by steam, 3M.d.
Coffee Futures opened steady at un
changed prices to 5 points decline on dis
appointing cables and unsatisfactory pub
lie support. Ruled a shade steadier on later
Havre cables, but were quiet and feature
less until Just before the close, when busi
ncss became active on covering. The mar
ket closed steady at unchanged prices to an
advance of 10 points. Total sales were 9,750
bags. Including: March, 797.03c: May, 7.10
f'7.uc; June, 7.10c; July, 7.20c; August, 7.15
tfi7.20c: September. 7.20'u7.S0c October, 7.30c;
November, 7.33c; December, ..40S7.50; Janu
ary, 7.5ÖC. Spot Rio dull; No. 7 invoice,
9 9-l6c; No. 7 jobbing, 91-16c; mild quiet;
Sugar Raw dull and easy: fair refining,
3Tsc; cenrifugal. 96 test. 4c; molasses
sugar, 3 U-16-Q 3"4c; renned quiet.
TRADE IN GENERAL.
Quotations at St. Lonla, Baltimore
Cincinnati and Other Place.
RALTIMORE. Feto. 23. Flour dull and un
chanted: receipts. 11.909 brls; exports. 126 brls.
Wheat steadv at the decline; spot and February.
72v,?72Ve: March. 72iS7äc: May. 73,.i'&723ic:
steamer No. 2 red. Wc; receipts, 3.924 bu; ex
ports none; Southern, by sample. 67lf74c; South
em. on grade C7itSc. Corn firm; spot. Feb
ruary. March and April. 394r39c; steamer
mixed. 34tt3Sc; receipts. 201. 9M bu; exports.
&3.714 bu: Southern white and yellow corn. i(t
41c. Oats firm; No. 2 wMte. 31Vi32e; No. 2
mixed. 2J?294c. liay nrm; :so. 1 timothy, 116.
ST. LOUIS. Feb. 23 -Flour unchanged. WheM
No. 2 red. cash. 69c; February. fUc; Mav,
6'JKc: July. 664fiKSc: No. 2 hard. 6r.Ci7c. Corn
-Nn. 2. cash. S3c: February. 33c; Mny. 3"?Mc;
Julr, 33i3Jc. Oats No. 2, cash. 21Uc: Feb
ruary. 24tc; May. 21c: No. 2 white. 2'(72:c.
Pork steady: Jobbing. $10.30 for old. $11.374 for
new. iArd lower: prime steam. $3.70; choice.
$3.75. Dry-salt meat Hoxed steady: extra
shorts, $1.124; clear ribs, $6.23; clear slds.
K.374. Paeon Poxed stady; extra shorts.
$.24: clear rlh. $.7r; clear side. $S.K4.
Timothy seed, $22.30, prime worth more. Cora
meal. Sl.R'Vgl.SS. Bran steady; sacked, ea?t
track. 64'5944c liay Timothy steady at jhjii;
prairie firm at 4.23iiS. Whisky steady at
$1.234. Iron cotton ties. $1.2). Hemp twine. Sc.
Hccelpts Flour. .000 brls; wheat. 19.000. bu;
corn. 130,000 bu; oats. 33.000 bu. Shipments-
Flour. 6.0) brls; wheat, 9.0ir) bu; corn, is, wo du;
oats, 19,000 bu.
LIVERPOOL. Feb. 23. Bacon Cumberland
cut easy at 33s 6J: short ribs dull at 33s: short-
clear backs dull at 3ts 6d; clear bellies easy at
37s 6d: shoulders, square, steady at 32s 6d. Lard
steady. Tallow Australian, in London, strong
at 2ci. Wheat Spot No. 1 Northern spring dull
at 6s 4d. Corn Spot American mixed, new,
iulet at 3s 83 : American mixed, old. quiet at
as S4d. Futures rteady: Fenruary. as i;
March. 3s M; May, 3s 7d. Flour-St. Louis
fancy winter dull at 7s 3d.
CINCINNATI. Feb. 23. Flour dull. Wheat
oulet; No. 2 red, 73c. Corn Arm and hUher; No.
2 mixed. 2Cc. Oats steady; So. 2 mixed. 26c.
Ky nrm; No. 2. 63c. Lard quiet at $5.70. Ttulk
meats easier at $6.05. Bacon lower at
Whisky active at $1.234-
TOLEDO. Feb. 23. Wheat No. 2. cash. 7051c;
May. 724c: July, 704c. Com No. 2 mixed. 3$c.
Oats No. 2 mixed, 24c; No. 2. cash. 2nc. Clover
seed 1'rlme, cah, old. $1.90; March, $3..
Dutter, Eggs and Cheese.
NEW YORK. Feb. 23. Butter Receipts for
two days, 4.936 packages. Market steady: June
creamerj'. W'!i224c: Western creamery. 20:321c:
factory. 16i?10c. Cheese Receipts for two iays.
1,440 packages. Market Arm; fall made, fancy,
larpe, 13c: fall made, faney. small. 13c: choice
eradvs. 12i?12c. Eeps Receipts for two days.
12. 93"? packares. Market firm; Western, at mark.
13ifHc:. Southern, at mark. 134'5l3?4c.
PHILADELPHIA. Feb. 23 Butter unchanged;
fancy Western creamery, 234c; fancy Western
prints, 27c. Egg Arm and in rood demand;
fresh near-by, 13c; frsh estern. 13c; fresn
Southwestern, 13c; fresh Southern, 12c. Cheese
CHICAGO. Feb. 23. On the Produce Exchange
to-ay the butter market was firm; creameries.
2:ne: dairies. 18fr2lc. Cheese firm at 12313c
Esrtrs nrm; fresh. 13fT134c.
KANSAS CITY. Feb. 23. Epps steady;" frosh
Missouri and Kansas stock, 11c per doxen, cases
returned: new whltewood cases Included, ll'c.
CINCINNATI. Feb. 23. Butter steady. Esgs
easier at 124c. Cheese steady.
BALTIMORE. Feb. 23. Cheese, butter and
egs:3 firm and unchanged. -
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23. Egrs steady at 114c.
SAVANNAH, Feb. 23. Spirits of turpentine
firm at 534c. Rosin firm. Quote: A, B. C. D,
$1.W: E. $1.35; F. $1.60; G. $1.63; II, $1.90; I, $2.05;
K. $2.25: M. $2.3A; N, $2.75; window glass, $3.30;
water white, $3.G5.
NEW YORK, Feb. 23. Petroleum firm; re
fined New York, a.DOc; Philadelphia and Balti
more, a.S3c: Philadelphia and Baltimore, in balk.
7.20C. Rosin steady, spirits of turpentine quiet
LIMA. O.. Feb. 23. The price of crude oil
was advanced 2c a barrel for the Lima product
to-viay, making: the market for North Lima oil
$1.2G; South Lima and Indiana, $1.21 per barrel.
OIL CITY. Feb. 23. Credit balances, $1.68. Cer
tificates no bid. offer or sale. Shipments. 207,762
brls; averages 93,117 brls; runs, 193,673 brls; aver
age, 85,410 brls.
WILMINGTON, Feb. 23. Spirits of turpentine
nrm at w',?nc. osln nrm at $l.4jSji.io. crude
turpentine firm at 2 to $2.23. Tar firm at $1.30.
CHARLESTON. Feb. 23. Spirits of turpentina
nrm at wc. iiosin nrm ana unchanged.
NEW YORK, Feb. 23. Spot business to-day
has been of moderate dimensions, but good sup
ply of mail orders for general assortments of
cotton fcooas reported. Tendency or brown sheet
ings upwards, and some of the finer makes ad
vanced ic per yard. No chant in brown drills.
Bleached cottons in fair request. Blacks firm
ana iooks ime going mgner. uentms very scarce.
Ticks advanced ic in some leading makes
Other coarse colored cottons strong. Linens are
still in very limited supply and strong in tone.
although demand only moderate. Business in
uuriaps aiso moderate; prices are uncnangea.
NEW YORK. Feb. 21-EvaDorated ar-nlea
ruled dull and featureless all day. with business
strictly of a hand-to-mouth order. News from
the country was about as expected, and the
market closed without the slightest variation In
prices, (jauiornia anea rruits were in fair de
mand and steady In tone at unchanged prices
State evaporated apples, common, 5?ific; prime,
Ui'b64c: choice. 7Sjt7Hc; faney, 8S4e. Cali
fornia dried prunes, 34 7c per lb, as to size and
quality. Apricots, Royal. läßlSc; Moor Park, 13
Wise, i-eacnes. peeled. is22c; unpeeled. 7429c,
NEW YORK. Feb. 23. The konly change In
official quotations for metals was in the shading
of tin from 31.75(ff32c to 31.73c, and at that the
market closed dull and nominal. Pig Iron ruled
very dull, and was also nominal. Lake copper
unchanged in price and was slow, closing, per
haps, a little easy at 16.33c. Lead was about
steady, but very quiet, closing at Wednesday's
figures, 4.70I4.73c. Spelter continued to show a
feeble undertone on the basis of 4. 53(514. 65c, at
wnicn me market closed nominal. The brokers'
price ror ieaa was 4.4ic and for copper 16.23c.
CHICAGO, Feb. 23. The Shoe and Leather
Review to-morrow will say: Closely following
nit? rait-s m over .w.wti native steer hides, re
ported in our last, are transactions In light na
price paid was 11c. Sole leather hides are held
111 mi... iiamc uirrr iiiucs. l?il.tc; iexas, 13C
Colorados, 114c; branded cows, 11 Vic.
NEW ORLEANS. Feb. 23. Cotton strong and
hlrher. Sales. 9.430 bales. Ordinary. 74c; good
iiumary, c; low initialing, s 7-16C; middling
8 ll-15e: rood middling. RTif mKAAWr
9 3-lOc. Receipts, 7,013 bales; stock, 330,327 bales!
' NEW CULT AT THE HUB.
"Holr Ghost and IV Society Started
by a Former Preacher.
Boston Special to Chicago Times-Herald.
Rev. F. W. Sandford, of this city, has
found the secret of getting a living, In
cluding clothes and lodging, without do
ing any work. This has been the great
desideratum of a good many other people
for ages, but they didn't have Rev. Mr.
Sandford's methods. He Just sits still and
people bring things to him. He attributes
all of his success to his happy thought
of founding the "Holy Ghost and Us So
ciety," of which he is . the head and the
chief interpreter. He says the Holy Ghost
is a man. only much stronger than ordin
ary men, and that He will supply any
body who joins the society with all the
comforts of life. Not a tap of work Is
needed. If people will only quit working
and Join the society all economic questions
will be solved instanter.
Mr. Sandford used to be a Baptist
preacher, but seven years ago, he says,
he left the church and went into partner
ship with the Holy Gho3t. Since that
time his life (and that of his followers)
has been spent on "Easy avenue." All
the ministers of all the great religious
denominations, are, according to Mr. Sand
ford, humbugs, frauds and deceiver?
men, whose s.ole purpose in life is to get
money and hold the population in super
stitious awe. The Holy Spirit repudiates
them. Besides that, these ministers work,
and in working they flagrantly violate the
injunction in Matthew, "Take no thought,
saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall
we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be
clothed? But seek ye first the kingdom
of God and Ills righteousness, and all
these things shall be added unto you."
Fashionable Boston Is taking the new
culture with all its Bostonian avidity.
Many rich young women have given up
all their possessions and joined the society,
certain that they will get everything need
ed by "wedding themselves to the Holy
Ghost," as Mr. Sandford puts it. Among
these are Miss Guptil and Miss Mary Gup
til, both of whora are exceedingly pretty
young girls, whose faith in Mr. Sandford
knows no bounds. They claim they have
seen several miraculous deliveries of food
and clothing since they entered the fold,
and they have no fear whatever that the
Holy Ghost will fail them in the future.
Rev. Mr. Sandford started his society at
Shlloh, Me., whither he was told to go by
the Holy Spirit. He built a church there
without money, and people outside the fold
paid for it. He says there Is no danger
that everybody will quit work, and so long
as people are stubborn enough to keep on
working he will have plenty without labor.
Among other pleasant traits of Mr. Sand
ford's character is his perfect willingness
to cast out devils. He will cast out devils
for a reasonable monetary consideration,
but this Is not work for him. It Is too easy
to be called work. Although he is doing
pretty well In Boston he will soon leave
for Jerusalem because God has told him to
go. lie doesn't yet know what he Is go
ing to do there. On that point the Holy
Ghost hasn't Informed him. But he will
go to Zion and wait for further orders.
The two Misses Guptil will accompany
This new apostle of no work is a rather
good-looking man, with clear, magnetic
gray eyes and a very enthusiastic manner.
He has a tremendous Influence over and
fascination for women, especially the
young and pretty ones. He is not very
strong with the men, however, but he
seems to persuade rich men to give him
Supplies, especially wholesale merchants,
many, of whom have contributed groceries,
carpets, shoes and clothing for the "work."
AV. 8. Hubbard, frame stable, 1534 North
Senate avenue, cost $50.
H. C. Brunson & Co., frame building, St.
Clair street and canal, cost 5.. .
LIVE STOCK QUOTATIONS
STEER CATTLE FIRMER AND SELL
ING AT BETTER TRICES.
Hoc Fairly Active aad a Trifle Lower
Sheep Scarce and Quiet Con
dition of Other Markets.
UNION STOCKYARDS, INDIANAPOLIS.
Feb. 23. Cattle Receipts. 700; shipments.
200. The receipts of cattle were tne larg
est In a month and the quality generally
was the best for several days, but there
were no fancy export cattle represented.
A few outside orders had the effect of
strengthening competition in the steer mar
ket and all the better grades were trans
ferred promptly at an advance of at least
10c. The middle class of steers were not
quotably higher and the market for female
butcher cattle was rather sluggish at about
10c lower prices. Quotations:
Good to prime steers, 1,300 lbs and
upwards $4.903 5.50
Fair to medium steers, 1,350 lbs
and upwards 4 30
Good to choice 1.150 to 1.300-lb
steers 4-0 4 90
Medium to good 900 to 1,000-lb
steers f W0 50
Good to choice feeding steers 4.3 4.6o
Common to good stockers 3.00$j
Good to choice heifers OOg1 4.o
Fair to medium heifers 3.50 3.90
Common to light heifers 3.00J 3.40
Fair to medium cows 3.40 3.
Common old cows 2-0 2
Veal calves 5.00 7.00
Heavy calves J-OOg 5.00
Frime to fancy export bulls 3.i55 4.-5
Good to choice butcher bulls 3.25?? 3.6j
Common to fair bulls 2-5051
Good to choice cows and calves..35.00ö50.00
Common to medium cows and
Hogs Receipts, 3,500; shipments, 2,500.
The hog market opened with salesmen
asking steady to strong prices, but buyers
were bidding lower, and it was soon evident
that concessions would have to be made.
Finally, with a very fair inquiry from order
buyers and better competition than yester
day from local packers, the offerings were
changing hands readily enough at a de
cline of 2(S5c in prices. Toward the close
there was a steadier feeling, and the last
gales did not show quite as much change
as earlv. Quotations:
Good to choice medium and heavy.$4.S01?4.90
Mixed and heavy packing 4.73174.80
Good to choice light weights 4.S0&4.S5
Common to fair light weights 4.70'tt4.80
Common to good pigs 4.23'4.70
Sheep Receipts light; shipments none.
Tue receipts of sheep and lambs were again
too small to interest buyers. The market
continues quiet at quotably unchanged
P.ftftd rn rhnfv Inmhs $fi.ftV7Ifi.f.O
Common to medium lambs 4.50(5.75
Good to choice sheep 3.754.50
Common to medium sheep z.wüj.wj
Transactions at the Interstate Yards.
INTERSTATE STOCKYARDS, INDIAN
APOLIS, Feb. 23.-Cattle-Recelpts, 300;
shipments, 210. The quality of offerings
was generally fair, consisting of a few
good 1,350 to 1.400-lb steers and light and
mixed butcher grades. The market opened
steady to strong on 1,000 to 1,200-lb steers
and cows and heifers, while heavier weight
steers were only barely steady and In some
cases possibly a shade lower. Trade ruled
fairly active to the close, with all sold.
Good to choice export cattle $3.000 5.73
Fair to medium export steers,
1,250 to 1.400 lbs 4.60 5.00
Good to prime dressed beef and
butcher steers, 1,150 to 1,250 lbs
average 4.25 4.75
Good to choice feeding steers 4.23 4.75
Common to good stockers 3.25) 4.25
Good to prime heavy butcher
heifers : 4.25 4.75
Fair to medium heifers 3.50 4.00
Common to light heifers 3.00 3.50
Prime to fancy cows 4.v0 4.50
Good to medium cows 3.25 3.73
Common cows and canners 1.500) 3.00
Prime light veal calves 6.50 7.23
Common to good veal calves 5.00(3 6.00
Common to good heavy calves ... 3.50ri 5.00
Prime to fancy export bulls 4.00 4.23
Good to choice medium fat bulls.. 3.25 3.75
Common to fair bulls 2.50frt 3.25
Good to choice cows and calves... 35.0050.03
Common to medium cows and
Hogs Receipts, 2,100; shipments, 1.S20.
The quality was generally fair, consisting
chiefly of good lignt and mixed grades and
a few cars of good heavies, which sold
readily at quotations. One car, fed and
shipped by Daniel Miller, of Dana, Ind.,
averaging 315 lbs, sold for $4.93, which was
the extreme top of the day. The bulk of
sales were made at $4.804.DQ for light to
good heavy mixed packing. Trade ruled
active throughout and the closing was
steady, with all sold. Quotations:
Good to choice medium and heavy.$4.904.95
Good to heavy packing 4.85Q4.90
Good to choice lights 4.80&4.S5
Fair to good lights 4.75g 4.S0
Common to good pigs 4.254.60
Heavy roughs 4. OOS 4.50
Sheep and Lambs Receipts nominal;
shipments none. The market continues in
the same strong condition as for some time
past and all offerings find ready sale at
Good to prime lambs JG.OOG.M
Fair to common lambs 6.005.50
Common to light lambs 4.0u4.50
Good to choice sheep 4.00' 4.75
Fair to medium sheep 3.754.75
Common sheep and bucks 3.00&3.50
EAST BUFFALO, Feb. 23.-SpecIal.-Ran-som.
Mansfield & Co., live stock commission
Cattle Receipts,' 4 cars. Market dull and un
changed; several loads of fair steers unsold.
Light to fair 1,100-lb steers. 4.10t.0. Veals
lower at J3.5038.
Hogs Receipts. 50 cars. Market active and 6c
lower; pigs more cnT. Best heavy. I5.15Q5.17;
mixed, I3.12H: Kooa Yorkers. $5.VK(j5.i2$; light,
$.".o7Vs: Pigs. J4.SX!74.90; all white, 5c to lue more;
roughs. $4.4vt.70; stags, $3.25Q3.7. Closed
sUady; all sold.
Sheep Receipts. 43 cars. Market stronger.
RePt native lambs, f7.2i7-35; culls to good.
..2."g7.20: fed Western lambs. 15c to 25c lower
than natives: bulk. f6.7f7.10; mixed sheep, tops,
J5.4'.'ß3.6ö; culls to good. Wqb.Zi; wethers and
yearlings. Sä.75G.S0. Fair clearances.
CHICAGO. Feb. 23. Cattle Choice cattle nom
inally steady; others steady to elow; Tex&ns
firm: good cows about steady; canners strong;
stockers and feeder" steerty. Oood to choice.
$55.S.i; poor to medium, f 14.73; mixed stock
era, J3.4:-i3.80; selected feeders. $4.2581.73; good
to choice cnw, $3.501. 25: h-lfers. $1.0 ):
canners. $2.2Gj2.90; bulls. 2. 64.23; calves, 45J
S; Texas fed beeves, $4iji3.
IIoks active, steady to . strong. Top. $4.974.
Good clearances. Mixed and butchers. $1.7014
4.05; good heavy, $4.j'(j 4.97Vt; rouch heavy, $4.7 J
f4.8); Ught. $4.COTt4.S.; bulk of sales. $4.S0'a4.!J.
Sheep steady; lambs strong. Native wethers,
$34i5.S: Western wethers. $5J5.75; lambs, $5p
7.75; Western lambs, $Si.7.05.
ltecelpta Cattle. 3,w0; hog-s, 2S.0O0; sheep.
NEW YORK. Feb. 23. Beeves Receipts, 2.21:
22 cars on sale. Market steady and all sold.
Steers, $4.655.50: oxen and stairs. $3.W??4.73;
bulls, $3fr4; cows. $2.20fr4. Cables quote Amer
ican cattle hlcher at London at IZlZc; at
Liverpool, 111 12c; sheep steady: refrigerator
beef iovrer at 9aj',c per lb. Experts. 81 cattle;
to-rr.orrow, WO cattle and 7,030 quarters of beef.
Calves Receipts. 46. Market steady; all sold.
Veals. $3f.50: little calves, $34.75; barnyard
Fhep and Lambs Receipts. 5,834; 14'i can on
sale, fcheep weak; lambs steady to firm; 22 cars
unsold. Phep. $4.205. SO; extra export wethers.
$.E0; lambs, $7.8); culls, $3.50'8; yearlings, $i.
Hogrs Receipts. 5,: 1 car on sale. Market
quoted easier at $5.13&3.35.
KANSAS CITY. Feb. 23. Cattle Receipts.
2.W0 natives and l.OuO Texans. Rest gradet
steady; common and inferior kinds easier.
Heavy native steers. $4.75QS.3t: light weights.
$4.4(4.73; stockers and feeders. $4.3ft5.25;
butcher cow and heifers. $3. 20 4 49; canners,
$2.S03.r.: td Western;. $4?l.K; Western feed
ers. $3.5fK?i.50: Texans. $3. f.SJ4.15.
Hojrs Receipts. 12.200. Karlv market steady:
closed weak. Heavy, $4.7i34.R2H; roUed, $4.65'?
4.73; Ilrht, $i.S5i4.75: pie. $3. 4.35.
Shep Receipts, l.ft-io. Supr-ly too light to
supply demands; quick market: firm prices.
Lamb. $6.25ffS.73: yearlinrs, $126.96.36.199: muttons.
$4.S&ffS.&5; stocker and feeders. $3.55; culls.
8T. LOUIS. Feh. 23, Cattle Receipts. 5,400.
Including 1.100 Texans. Market steady, with
Texans easier. Native shipping and export
steera worth $4.65j5; dressed beef and butchers
1 steers,' SJSS.8: tteert under Lfe3 lbs. t3.7m73;
DR. C. I. hmTCHCR,
RLSIDI-NCE 1023 North Pennsylvania atrtMU
ÜKFICL TU Fouth Meridian street.
(lrfir Hnira.l tn ID m m 2 fa A n nt f f ta S
p. m. Telephone Office. 07: residence. 427.
Dr. K. B. Fletcher'! SANATORIUM
Mental ami Nerroni Dlaritae.
2.1 NORTH ALABAMA STREET.
Dil. J. D. KIItKI'ATIllCK.
Dtneaaea of Women an a the Ilecttm.
TILES cured by his saf and eaiy method. N
detention frem busine. Once. 21 La it Ohio.
Xx. J. A.. CO.MIXGOH,
31 When Dulldlnc
A R T It A CTE iJ
ABSTRACTER of TITLES
Corner Market and Pennsylvania streets. Indian
apolis. Suite 22?. First Offlc Floor, "Tos
Lemcke." Telepho&a 1760.
Copy of Statement of the Ccaditici
Fire Insurance Co.
On the 31st day o! December, 185?.
It la located at 42 Cedar t treet. New York
GEORGE S. A. YOUNG. PresUenL
WALTER. S. ALLEY, Secretary.
The amount of its capital Is $400,000
The amount of its capital paid up Is. 400,000
The Assets of the Company la the United SUtes
Cash on hand and in the hands
of agents or other persons 1120,3313
Bonds owned by the company,
bearing: Interest at the rate of
per cent., secured as follows:
United States registered bonds,
market value 220.000.C3
State, county and municipal
bonds, market value...: 2CS.Z25.C3
Railroad stocks and bonds, mar
ket value 434.215.03
Other stocks and bonds, market
Loans on bonds and mortgages
cf real estate, worth double the
amount for which the same is
mortgaged, and free from any
prior incumbrance 14.S00.C3
Debts for premiums 192.1SL74
All other securities 37,953.33
Total assets 1,37,3&3
Losses adjusted due, and
to become due $35,425.73
Losses in process of ad
Losses resisted 6,610.38
Less reinsurance 13.8S2.49
Net unpaid losses tl07.6S3.CJ
All other claims against the com
Amount necessary to reinsure
outstanding rliki &0.2217J
Total liabilities M 3,423.11:
State of Indiana, Office of Auditor of Stattv
I, the undersigned, auditor of state of the
State of Indiana, hereby certify that the
abov.e Is a correct copy of the statement of
the condition of the above-mentioned com
pany on the 3lst day of December, 1S39, as
shown by the original statement, and that
the said original statement Is now on file in
In testimony whereof I here
unto subscribe my name and af
SEAL. fix my official seal this. 12th day
of February. 1900.
W. IL HART. Auditor of State.
INDIANAPOLIS AGENTS t
IL KOTHE, 137 East Market Street
L N. RICHIE, i:S East Market Street
P. M. time is in BLACK flruro.-Trslns marked
thus: Dally. B Sleeper. P Parlor Car, O
Chair Car. D Dining Ca r.t Except Ban day.
C. C. C. St. L. By-Blff 4 Route
City Tk't Office, No. 1 EAYmIu 8t
CLEVELAND LINE. y.
Nfuncie accommodation. e.SS 3.2B'
nion juj acco aawon- r.u
Cleve.N.Y.A Bos.ex...4 is
Cleveland. New York Boston mail10 to
N YtBo -Knickerbocker," d ....6.25
BENTON HARBOR LINK.
Benton ITarbor express CSS
Benton Harbor express 11.15
Wabash accommodation 4.AO
BT. LOUIS LINE.
St. Loa I accommodation 7. SO
Bt. Lon is southwestern, lim. d .11 45
Terre Haute & Mattoon accom...:...4.30
Bt. Louis expres. 11.20
Lafayette accommodation 7.45
Lafayette accommodation 8.15
Chicago fftftt mail, d p 11.4S
Chicago, Whit City pecial, d p 4. 18
Chicago night exprM. 1LC5
Cincinnati express, a....................
Cincinnati express, 4-l
Cincinnati accommodation 7.00
Cincinnati accommodation. ....... ....10.60
Cincinnati express, p ..2.48
Greensburg accommodation. ......... 5.30
Cincinnati. Washington f 1 ex. a d....20
N. Vernon and LouisTille ex, ds.. ....
N. Vernon and Lonisrille ex S.45
Peoria, Bloomlnrton m and ex. ....... .7.2
Peoria and Bloomington f sx, d p ....11.50
Champaign accommodation 4.25
Peoria and Rloomlnrton ex. ! 1.38
HPKINOFIEL.D AZ D CULUMilUn lkBt r.
Columbus and Hpringfleld ex ...5.45 11. n
Columbus and fepriny field ex 3.45 10.SO
CIN HAM. DAYTON BY. .
City Ticket Office, 25 W. Wtih. St
Cincinnati express 4.10 12-45
Cincinnati fsht mail. a.. 8.Z1 .M
Cin. and Detroit ex. HO. 45 10.35
Cincinnati and Dayton express, p...t2.45 11 45
Cincinnati and Dayton limited, p d..4.45 f3.
Cincinnati. Toledo. Detroit 7.QI t7-8
v cm., Ind. Louis, nr.
"'J Ticket Offlee. 25 West Waab. fit.
- vni go niga ,i..ii.m
Chicago last mall. p d 7.00
Chicago express, p d U.W t.40
Chicago vestibule, pd t3.35 4.37
VI on on accom f4.QO T13.C3
LAKE ERIE WESTERN R. R.
MlchUan City mail and express f7.00 tt.40
Toledo and Michigan City cx tl.2 t10
Pern and Toledo ex 1.20 lass
Peru and Plymouth accom and x.t7.QO 10-23
INDIANA, DLCATL'H ft WESTERN ITY.
Decatur and Bu Louis mail and ex....tfl.X5 t4.40
Chicago express, pd tllO T2.40
Tuscola accommodation.. .M 3.45 flO.43
Decatur A 6C Louts fast ex. a e.
.11. IO 4M
Ticket offices at
ladMaapoQa Ouai 1
station and at
Trsias fcua bi Caotrai Tin
Pmiadslphia and Jw York....
ULimore and Wathiniton S
oiumbus, Ind. and LouIstUI .4H
Richmond and Columbus. O T7.1S
Piaua and Columbus. O t7.lS
Columbus and Richmond. ..............17. 11
Columbus, Ind. A Madison (Hun. only) 7.
Columbus. Ind. and LouIstUI 8.05
Vernon and Madison t-C5
Martinsville and Vincennes 00
Darton and Xenia 13
Pittsburg and Kat t.Zi
Logansport and Chicago... ll.M
Knightstown and Richmond fl.13
I'niiadeiphia and New ork 2.341
Baltimore and Washington 2.SO
Dayton and tfpringfleld 2 SO
Kpnnrrteld 2 .30
Columbus, Ii.d. and Madison 3 SO
Columbus. Ind. and Louisville 4 OO
Martinsville and Vincennes f4.2U
I'lttsbunr and East A O!)
Philadelphia and New York. 7.10
Dayton and Xenia 7.10
Columbus. Ind. and Louisville 7.1U
Logansport and Chicago ll.fi 5
VAN DA LI A LINE.
Terre Haut. RL Louis and West 7.15
Terra Haut and bt. Iouis accom..... 7. ü
lerre Haute, St. Ixuit and West.. .13.33
Terre Haute and Kfflni ham ace ....t4.00
Terre Haut and t Louis fast nall.7.0."5
tit. Louts and ait Points Wsst lt.20
stockers and feeders. 3.SOff4 S5; cow and heit
er. 2il.7ö: canners. ILiwCSj; bulls. iJ.l'-j:
Texks and Indian steer. IJ.til.; cows and
heifers. t2.2U i. si.
Hor Receipts, 1S.2O0. Market atronc. except
for pigs, which are lower. Tigs and llht 113
4.r: ackers. t4.7.Vfi45: butcher, ti iJ4;4 i.
Sheep Receipts, 7). Market steeiy.. Nativ
muttons. i:.i.'i.75; lambs. Ji.ik'O; culls and
CINCINNATI. Feh, 23.-.IIog active ana lower
Cattl steady at l.liTS.15.
Eheep active at V'Wl ra t