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TFIE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 1004.
to Time and Money Fly WITH ALL OF US. Call and get one of our Banks before ycur money take s win; unto Itself. $ 1 00 starts an account and com pound Interest makes It grow. THE CENTRAL TRUST 00. 150-154 East Narhel St. PORTERFiELD & CO. Bankers and Commission Brokers CHICAGO, ILL. We buy and sell broken lots; carry Grain and Stocks on reasonable margins. Write for our Dally Market Letter and keep posted. Indianapolis Office, 207-8 Stevenson Bldg. Old Phone Main 884. New Phone 1884 The Leading Trust Co. of Indiana The Union Trust Co. 118-120 E. Market St. Capital, - $600,000 Surplus, . $300,000 Executes All Manner of Trusts Non- Taxable Stocks I HAVE FOR SALE lelt Railroad common T per cent. Ind.anapolis Street Railway O per cent Inion Traction preferred per cent. I'.M)N Urion Traction of Indiani &m Indianapolis Street Railwty -1m Pew Telephone. Pi st Mortgage 7a New Telephone, Second Mortgage ßs A. W. THOMSON Stock, Bond and Grain Broker 4 and 5 Ingalls Block Roth Phones No. 34 I Have For Sale LOCAL STOCKS Paying from 5 to 8 Per Cent. Tax Free. NEWTON-TODD Fletcher Bank Puildinjj. A. R. Thompson & Co. Bankers and Brokers. LOMBARD BLDU. BOARD OP TRADE. Dally Market Letters on Stock, Grain and Cotton. If AILED FREE ON REQUEST. THERK ARE NO SAFER INVESTMENTS for your money thau the farm and city mortgages that we have for sale. Ia 21 years we have sold over eighteen bil lion dollars of these mortgages aod have never lost a dollar of Interest or principal and have never foreclosed a mortgage since we have been in business. I'hones. New 1824; Old black 4126. t. V V I I.I I A MS A to. Bankers. No. 10 East Market St.. Indianapolis We. allow three per cent, on deposits. LOCAL COFFEE PRICES ARE ADVANCED 1"2 CENT Camphor Prices In Local Market Shon Effect of Ruito-JnpiBne TroublePotatoes Hlvher. Local Jobber, grocery Jobbers and coffee mer- ajamnta yesterday advanced prices of package oAes He a pound. This puts Arlso to 9!3.25 hundred. Jersey to $13.25. Java blend to $15.50, Gates's blended Java to $12.75 and Climax Java blend to $13.25 The advance In the local mar ket follows continued higher prices In the option market for the raw product. The Eastern deal era claim the coffee crop last year was much mailer than the previous year's crop, and prices of ths package gcods are expected to a higher all year. The local market has been advancing steadily for two months. CAMPHOR ADV A N'i 'ES. The effect of the Russo-Japanese trouble on the camphor market has reached the local mar ket and local and wholesale drug; Jobbers have advanced their prices. Local quinine prices have been reduced a little this week. due. It is said, to a falling off In the demand. The local wholesale drug nouses all report increasing bus iness In almost all lines. POTATOES GO TO 85 CENTS. aHlaUiss sre climbing sUadlly toward the $1 mark The leading dealers en Commission r w yesterday advanced tie price to S5c. an In es assise, taooage was advanced to S3 onions to $1.75. SSI -w-w Poultry and Other Produce. (Prices paid by shippers.) Cheese Wisconsin. 13c; New York full creams He Swiss, lie. bilck. 14c. Ilmhurger. 12c Poultry Tom turkeys. 12c; hens. 8c; cocks 4c Sjsnnas lie; young ducks. Sc; springs. svo, gees. Sc per lb. Butter- Choice roll. 12c; Elgin creamery, 28c; Eggs Firm at Be, Wool Local dealers are paying for wagon lots aj)ood medium merchantable unwashed fife" assrse and braid. He; heavy mertn., iooiv fcalf blood. 12Q14C. burry and cotted 12014c' Western. 12ft r rather Prime geese. 30c per lb; prime duck fjSr er lb. Game- Rcbblt. t er dx. llirl 10 nmw SS for drawn. r Bus wax 30c for yellow. 25c for dark. IDES AND TAL.lA.tW. Oreen-salt. ! Miles No l. 7c Bo. 1 calf. 10c; No. 2 calf. 9c. Tallow -No. l. 34-. Ho, J. 3c. 2. THE JOI1IIIM. I It VIK. fThe quotations given hi low are the selling prices of the wholesale dealers.) nndirs. iiiv Klus. CsndBSS -ipltal i k candy brls). 6c ner ih moc nu sect, sc; ncers mixed. 54c. Manner rist stick. . Vtt" erby mixed 7 ; Nuts s- ft-sheiisd oauer cream mixed almonds. 15c; HmzM r... fllbrt. 12c; peanuts, rousted. 5 Hl. 11 Figs New Smyrna. 0 per lb. Drngi. 40c; alum. 24 al. c-nioro pure. 320 35c ; gen .:.ne. 35040i snnrphine. P. a snot, per lb. i W . per oa. 3HJ Castile. Kr . U Xpaoro. 1404c, atftOc. turV. i.i Iodide potassiu 4jt4b'or , hloral Ctjx honhlt vrwmm tartar. nce. talab tn.tKt!' s:a. - oz. 34 22c; W. 'a. ". 'H t. ra lulnme. p. St 1 i " . .s ap, läc; salts. a. hi'-ai flour. .-. - ..t t. In. IS'jirMo ile potassium. borax. ajUe; sic; Cocain-. SSUr . . 4 j. i i 4 onl mid ke. (Retail Prices ) Half ton. U 90 3 15 Tn Anthracite igl! sizes) fmokeless Cannei I 0 .1 i;. 'lusburg 2 90 Ohio) 2 75 : 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.50 4 50 4.2 3.75 4.50 3.0) 3 0) 3.00 2 50 7 30 7 50 z: tm $ -o 3.25 Rra.ll block t ;rn and Sullivan (lump and nut) 2 00 Slak. smokeless .... Slack. Jackson si. k. Pittsburg Black, West Virginia Stack. Indiana 2 $5 1 5 l 1 tt LH Vnn. Ilsvtlle cose $ $0 Oven coke 3- 12H bu. Lump coke. 12c per hu 12' 'rushed coke. 13c per bu 2. IS Hags. 2..c i -r tn -xtrs. ground flonr r dump'd In cellar; SOc per ton extra, second floor or car ried In cellar. From wag'-n. 2";: per ton extra, by wheelbarrow, chute or basket. Dry l.noil. nieached Sheetings Androscoggin 7c: Rerkeley. No. SO. 9c; Cabot. 7c; Capitol. 7c; C'lmherland. T'jc; Dwlght Anchor. V Fruit of the Imm. $'c: Farwell. 7Vc. Pltchvtlle. 7c; Pull Width. c. Ollt Edge. 6c; Ollded Age. r.Vc; Hill. 7c. Hope. 74c; Linwnfxl, He; Itnsdale. Mr; I'ealioily. Ic; Pepperoll. 1-4, 2lr; f'epperell, lrt-l. 2T.c. Androscoggin. 9-4. 24c; Androscoggin. lo-a, 2So. Mrown Sheetings Atlantic A. 7c; Argyle, 6c; Hoott ( ic: Huck's Hpad. le; Carlliile. 40- Inch. ftc; Dwtght Star. 7 Vc ; rireat Falls K. IS''. Oreat Falls J. Sc. Hill Klne. 7V; Indian Head. 7c; Pepjterell R, c. Pepperell. 10-4 22c. An droscoggin. Ö-4. 22c; Androscoggin. ,0-4. 24c. Prints Allen dress styles, ßc ; Allen TR. 44c ; Allen robes, 5c; American Indigo. 5c; Arnold long cloth B c; Arnold LLC. "c. Cocheco fancy, le: Hamilton fancy. 5c. Merrlmac pinks and purples. "'-'. Pacific fancy. 5c; Simpson's mournings, 5c; Simpson's Berlin soilds, 54 c; Simpson's oil finish. 6c, American shirting. 44c; black white. 44c; grays. 44c Kld-finlshed i 'ambrlc Edwards. 4c; Warten. Jc; Slater, 4c; (J'-nesee, 4c. Tickings Amoskeag ACA. 114c; Conestoga DF. 14c; Cordis 14". l-'Vc; Cordis T. Uc; Cordis ACE. 12V'. Hamilton awnings. 10c; Ki mono fancy, 17c, Lenox fancy, 19c; Lenox XX. 19c. Oakland AF. 64c Portsmouth. 124c; Sus quehanna. 1 !',' , Shetucket SW. 6c; shetucket F. 74c; 8wtft River, 6c. Grain Bags Amoske.ik' IM American, $16.50: Harmony. $14: Stark. $18. Olnghams Amoskeag. 6Vc . Amoskeag dress 7'j . Iancsster, 64c, Lancaster dress, 74c; Toll du Nord. 84c. VW. Spring patent, f5.55 per hrl; winter wheat patent. In brls. $4. AO; straight grade. $4.40 In brl: low grade, $3.60; extra fancy. In brl. $4 30; buckwheat flour. $6.10 per brl, graham, $44.45 per brl. Iron and ttcel. Rar Iron. 2.60c; horseshoe bar. 2.75c; nail rod. 7c; plow slab, 4.50c; American cast steel, 9911c; tire steel. 24c; spring st.-el. 44&5C. Groceries. Coffee Good. 8fjl2e; prime. 124114c; strictly prime. 14trl6c: fancy green and yellow. lR23c; Java. 2S'jf32c. Roasted Old Government Java, $24&33c; finest Mocha and Java. 2ft30c; Java blend. 23c; fancy blend. lc; Oolden blen! IIa Package coffee City price: Artosa. 13.25c; Lion. 12 75c: Jersey. 13.25c; Caracas. 12.75c; Dutch ' Java blend. 154c; Gates's blended Java. 1J7.V. Climax Java blend. II 25c. Sugar City prices: Crystsl Dominoes. 5-lb ( artons. 7.10c; cut loaf. 5. i0c; cubes. 5 30c; XX XX powdered. 5 30c; standard powdered, 6.20c; fruit powdered. 4 82c; granulated, 2-tb package. 5.15c: granulated. 5-lb package, 5 15c. standard fine granulated, bags or brls. 4 77c; Ridgewood A. brls. 4.62c; Phoenix A. brls. 4 57c; Empire A. 4 52c; Ideal ex C 4.47c; Windsor ex. C. 4 42c; Ridgewood ex. C 4.37c; 10 yellow, 4.27c; 16 yellow, 4.12c; New Orleans (dark). 4c. Molasses and Syrups New Orleans molasses, fair to prime, 28'32c. choice. 3S'n:c; syrups. 26 fc3oc Salt In car lots. Rft-g; small lots. 9fci. Spices - Pepper. 17c. allspice, l.VJrlHC; cloves. 20 22c; csssia. 154j)18c; nutmegs, 50'u60c per lb. Rice Louisiana. 446-. Carolina. 6Vi'tt-4c. Shot $1.4001.00 per bag for drop. Lead ä497c for pressed bars. Wood Dishes No. 1. per 1.000. $1 W)2; No. 2. fc2. 20; No. 3. S2.204r2.30; No. 5. $2. 041. Twine Hemp. U'.lc pr lb; wool. (SfJlOc: flax. c. taper. 15c; jute. 12'rtl.V; cotton. 222aC. Woodenware-No 1 tubs. $$17- No. 2 tubs. $5 6; No. 3 tubs. $4fj.",; 1-hoop pails. $1 "; 2 hoop palls. $1. 40-81. 0; double washboards. 2 5O2.70; common washboards, $1.851.90; clothespins, 60 65c per box. Leather. Oak sole. 32042c; hemlock sole. 2S$38e; har ness. 33j4V; skirt in. 2'ö40c; .ingle strap, 4iqp 45c; city kip. Oosoc; French kip. Wc&$1.20; city calfskin. 90c(8$l; French calfskin, $1.2001.85. alla and llorseahoes. Steel cut nslls $2.2.r.; wire nslls, from store. $2.25 rstcs; from mill. $2 10 rates. Horseshoes. per keg $4.25; mule shoes, per keg, $4 2o; horse nails, $485 per box. Barb wire, galvanized. $.' 7j. painted. $2 60. Oils. Linseed, raw, 37c per gal: Unseed oil, boiled, 38c per gal; coal oil, legal test, 110164c. Provisions. Sugar-cured Hams Indiana, 14 to 16 lbs aver age. 13c. Shoulders English cured. Reliable, IS to 20 lbs average. 8Vc; sugar-cured. Indiana, 8 to 10 lbs average, 9c. Pickled Pork Indiana bean or jowl, per brl. 200 lbs. $13; rump, per brl. 20 lbr $13 ; fam ily, per brl. 200 lbs. $16.50; fancy clear bean, per brl. 200 lbs, $2"..i0; fancy boneless pig. per brl. 200 lbs. $21 Alse half brls. 100 lbs. at half the price of the brls. adding 50c to cover additional cost of package. Lard Kettle rendered, 8c; pure larfl. 84c. Bacon Clear bellies, 25 to 30 lbs average, 9c; 18 to 22 lbs average, Mfcc: II to 16 lbs average, 104c; clear backs. 20 to 30 lbs average, 94c; 12 to 15 lbs average. 104c; 9 to 10 lbs average. 11c; clear sides, about 50 to 60 lbs average, 94c; 30 to 40 lbs average, 104c; 20 to 30 lbs average, 11c. In dry salt. 4- 1. Produce, Fruits and Vegetables. Fancy Avles Baldwins, per brl, $3; Kings, $3.7c; Spies. $3.25; Greenings. $3.25. BananasLarge, $2 per bunch; medium. Sl.oO. Cabbage Holland seed. $2.753 per 100 lbs Carrots--75c per bu. Celery California, per crate, $4.25; per dox, 70c. Cider Per brl. $3 TO; half brls. $2.50. Cocoanuts $3.5 bag, 50c doz. Cranberries Jersey . $2.25 r er bu: $6 25 ner brl- McParlin. $7 SO per brl; Howes. $8 pee brl. Hates- Walnut. I per box; package dates. 60- lb bx. 5c per lb. Figs Smyrm. 10c per lb. Grapes California grapes, per crate. $2 pony baskets. 17c. Malaga. In brls. $404. SO. Hickory Nuts Per bu, 75c; shellburks, per bu. $1. Honey hlte clover. 16c per lb. Kraut Per cask. 4." rals. $".75; per brl, 30 gals. 14.75; per half brl, 15 gals, $3. Lemons Kx'ra fan M sina, 360 size, $.? box: 300 size. $4: California. 300 to 360 size, $2.50. Lettuce 14c p?r lb Navy Beans Per uu. $1 90O2. Old Pop Corn 3c per lb. Onions Yellow, per cwt. $1.76; red, $1.60. Oranges California Seedlings, $2 per box; Florida, $3. Navels, per box, $2.75. Radishes 35c doz bunches, parsnips $1 per bu. Pears Per bu. $lö! 25. Pineapples Florida, per crate, $2.7D3. Potatoes Northern stock. 85c per bu. Spanish Onions $125 per crate. Squaeh Hubbard, 14c per lb. - t Potatoes Illinois. $3, Kentucky, $3; Jer sey. $3.75. Turnips 50c per bu. Rutabaga, 60c per bu. Walnuts Native, 50c. Seed. Seed clover, prime, $5.50$; English clover, $6fr6 0; alike, $'.)'..! ; 2 Timothy, prime. $1.7502. Fancy Kentucky bluegrass. $1 .Vxfj( 1.75; extra clean. 60070c. Orchaid grass, $2'g2.2ö; red top, 90cfjl 75. Engl.sh bluegrass. $2. NAMES OF DOGS. Where the Queer Appellations Come From. Philadelphia Record. The jpam-i is so called because the origi nal breed of this beautiful and intelligent type came from Spain, and the first arrivals in Kngland were called Spanish dogs. Th Spitz dog got Its name from its sharp, pointed nose. "Spitz" means "sharp point" In German, and the Spitz was a fa vorite In England and America. The Spitz is known also as Dalmatian dog, because his native home is in I)almatia. Th' dasrhund Is another German breed, and his funny name almost as long and funny as the dog himself is a German name, meaning "badger dog." The origi nal dasrhund, says the Washington Post, was used for drawing badgers, and the dogs still are great favorite among Ger man hunters, although the breed has be come a little too delicate for fighting such a gray old warrior as the badger. The fox terrier earned his name, not from any fam ird rt semblance to the fox, but because long ago. in the days of "merry England." these terriers, much larger and stronger then, were used everywhere by sportsmen for drawing and killing the fox. tin y being s'nt down into his burrow. It is said that no good fox terrier ever backed out of a burrow without his fox. - If he came out he had th dead fox gripped. If he didn't get the fox he didn't come out, but died there. The bulldog used to drive cattle, and as he was trained to meet the rushes of the bull by seizing him by his most senstitve point the nose the sturdy, brave dog . nie to be known In time as a bulldog. In some countries he is known as bull-biter. The beautiful Blenheim spam. I is nanud after Hlenheim Castle, where this dog first was made fashionable in the time of the great M irlbomugh. The King Charles dog owes Its name to the Merry Monarch. The various breeds of hounds of to-day are called hounds because they are the present survivors of the time when all huntings dogs were used to hound game, in early hunting days of England every dog that was used to accompany the huut was selected mainly for his speed find endur ance. There were hounds that were sup posed to follow the game by scent, and others who were supposed to sight it a long way off. but all were expected to be able to run the game down. Consequently, while the name of hound, or hund in the ancient Saxon, was first used for all kinds of logs, it finally came to denote hunting dogs only; that is why we call our run- tnt'.g mis nounos 10-uay. sucn as grey- i.SOH r,,un(1" rabbit hounds bloodhounds, wolf- J hounds, boarhounds. deerhounds, etc Kanawha 2.50 Pittsburg 2 6" Raymond 2.50 u.tfrede 2 :0 Hocking Valley 0 Luhrlg 2 40 STOCKS CONTINUE STRONG DKMIM) l oi; STEFI. BCOWD PTO I I It HI OF IIOM) MARK KT. Humor flint 11 pre me tour Will ot Hille l.ntit-l I nfnvornhly to Northern u rl t le ( ompnny. Sal-s of stock fshares) Corresponding day last year 1 Sales to date this year To corespondlng date last year RTft.200 ."HI 7. -Ml 6,790,2041 12.12S4MNI HVW YORK. Jan. 20.-There was a fair de gree of activity maintained In to-day'i stock market an1 Home show of strength, but the strength was fitful and spotty and the market was viewed with some degree of suspicion by a large element of traders on the door. The upward tendency of prices met with some positive obstacles and the character of some of the devices used to stimulate an upward move ment aroused scepticism and had unfavorable effect on sentiment. In spite of the higher range of prices sent over from London this morning, and a much more cheerful view of the chances of peace from those concisely expressed in the decline of war risks for marine insurance, there was free London selling In New York, which proved troublesome to absorb. This seem to have been due to renewal of a war scare in London after our market opened. It affected wheat as well, but did not Interrupt the process of new high record making In the cotton market. TIP ON NORTHERN SECl'RITIES. After a decisive reaction from this cause, prices picked up again when it became known that Northern Securities had been lifted over three points in the curb market on the circula tion of a conrtdenttal "tip" that the decision of the Supreme ( -ourt In the Northern Securities had aln-ady been made, that it was not alto gether unfavorable to the corporation, and that it would le handed down next Monday. Ni.ithern Securities lost half its gain later, and the total transactions in the stock in the nar row curb market did not exceed a few thousand shares. Rut the Incident had considerable in fluence In the Stock Exchange. I'nlon Pacific, which would be most directly affected of any of the utocks now prominently traded In, was held back by the persistent realizing that kept a weight as well upon a number of other stocks recently acjlve. Hut the inrtuence seemed to pass over to its subsidiary stock, Southern Pa cific There was no other explanation of the active speculation in that stock which carried it 14 points over last night. ST. PAUL ADVANCES. A previous buying movement had carried Mis souri Pacific a point over last night. The only other stock of first rate importance which gained a point was St. Paul. In contrast with this was the persistent selling pressure on Rock Island and Amalgamated Copper, which carried them a point under last night. Pennsylvania, I'nlon Pacinc. Atchison and United States Steel preferred, while not forced far below last night, were withheld from any advance by the same persistent selling. The Bllga were also sold on the supposition that there would b" no buying to secure control following the dissolution of the voting trust. sr was at one time believed. The local tran sactions were reactionary when it became known that yesterday's advances were based on the trip of inspection over the new subway line, of an Invited party of influential capitalists. United States Realty preferred, was marked up four points on very large dealings. The late movement in Southern Pacific had a hardening effect on the market, but the closing was inegular and below the best. The Northern Securities rumor affected the lbirlington Joint fours and the Oregon Short Line participating fours. The United States steel second fives and the Rock Island bonds ei shadowed the whole bond market. One or two of the speculative Issues showed the effect of profit taking, but the tone generally was firm. Total sales, par value $4,570.000. United States binds were unchanged on call. Sales and the range: High- Iw- Clos. Sales, est. eat. Bid. 11.900 674 60 bH 84 8fc 6.800 80 7 8l 100 5S)H 90 90 1.600 117 117, 117 RAILROADS Atchison Atchison pref Ha Hi more & Ohio H. & O. pref Canadian Pacific Central of New Jersey Chesapeake & Ohio Chicago A Alton C. & A. pref Chicago Great Western Chi G. V. pref. B Chi. Northwestern... Chi. Term, and Trans.. Chi. T. and T. pref C. C. C. & St. L Colorado Southern C. S. first pref c. s. second pref Delaware & Hudson Del.. Lack. & West Denver A Rio Grande.. D. & R. G. pref Erie Erie first pref Erie second pref Great Northern pref Hocking Valley Hocking Valley pref.... Illinois Central Iowa Central Iowa Central pref Kansas City Southern. K. C S. pref Iuisvllle & Nashville. Manhattan L Met. Street-railway .... Minn. & St. Louis Missouri Pacific Mo.. Kan. A: Texas 1.3O0 Pv3 1614 1 2.500 a, an 2.4110 3.400 33 ls ;. n 37 84 17 30 38 17 37 17V 3 500 1M2 17 167 700 11V, 11 HVt 1.600 10) 100 20 79 is 124 4 79 17 56 -64 1674 272 B 714 2s m 48 170 74 79 18 ino 26 26 l.loO 1674 16" 100 273 273 1. :i.x :.' 4 200 71 71 11.500 28 28 .600 69 68 1.600 4 48 '306 74 74 100 84 84 7,100 13314 131 2 132 V 214 200 404 404 404 m 20 20 20 2W 3& 384 374 1.600 1094 108 1094 5.500 145 145 1444 7') 123 1224 U-4 100 674 74 66 23.800 93 2 934 1.100 18 17 174 1.300 41 40 4 40 S0Ö 115 1194 IW J.000 6f 07 584 80 3.600 22S 22V 22S 89,100 014 HVs 120 63 M . K. & T pref... Nat. R. R. of Mex New York Central. pref . Norfolk & Western N A W. pref Ontario & Western Pennsylvania P.. C . C. & St. L Reading Hea ling first pref Reading second pref Reck Island Co Rock Island Co. pref St. L. & S. F. 1st pref.. St. L. A S. F. 2d pref... St. Louis Southwestern St. L Southwest, pref.. 8t. Paul St. Paul pref Southern Pacific Southern Railway S-.uthern Railway pref.. Texas & Pacific Tol.. St. LouIp & West.. T.. St. L. & W. pref Union Pacific 28.100 1ÖÖ 22.400 4.3' 46 45 464 78 61 L'44 63 67 V 44 13 f2 62 24 23 63 624 1.200 45 44 800 15 IS 3.200 35 34 35 t, 17.500 ICS H4-S 14 177 M.200 51 4.900 21 1.400 80 49 21s 794 26 - 71 88 2i 4 1 .vo -'S 80 26 274 39 80 904 204 38, 17 si 2.9")0 26 7.000 2 500 38,700 800 500 3.2UU 200 2.600 KMI 31 "4 90 18 214 I'nlon Pacific pref Waoaah Wabarh pref Wheeling & Lake Erie.... Wisconsin Central Wis. Ontral pref EXPRESS COMPANIES Adams American Unites States Wells-Fargo ; M I S 0 E L L A N EO US A mal. Copper Am. Car and Foundry.... Am. C and F. pref Am. Llneed Oil Am. Llnsoed Oil pref Am. Locomotive Am. Loco, pref Am. Snult. and Refining. Am. S. and R. pref Am. Sugar Refining Anaconda Mining Co Brooklyn Rapid Transit.. Col. Fuel and iron Col and Hocking Coal Consolidated Gas Seneral Electric International Paper Inter. Paper pref International Pump Mater. Pump pref National Biscuit National Lead North American Pacific Mall People's Gas Pressed Steel Car Prssasd Steel Car pref Pullman Palace Csr Republic Steel Republic Steel pref Rubber Goods Rubber Goods pref Tenn. Coal and Iron United States Ler.ther U, S. Leather pref United States Rubber U. S. Rubber pref Cnltrd States Steel U. S. Steel pref Western Union 220 190 103 37.800 800 100 'ioö M i 4 194 69 Ä" 17 77 49 14 69 28" 17 77 50 194 684 94 274 174 44 200 90 90 9i4 1.900 1254 1244 1244 12.400 504 494 494 284 14 1.3"0 1944 1924 i'.34 1O0 1744 1744 173 1.600 2.7tN) 14 114 66 66 ... .4 32 71 394 154 17 314 M4 . . 9 215 424 194 764 384 74 77 Lj 134 49 114 574 30 16 154 ii" 98 294 LISI 900 100 32 HU - '4 m 200 600 M i 500 700 300 90 7..V0 17.100 m 7 43 194 764 74 T7jJ ' n 114 ;' 88 424 184 754 38 74 "4 13 49 11 874 Total Ex. sales .579.2.K) dividend. UNITED STATES BONDS. States refunding twos, registered States refunding twos, coupon ... States threes, registered States threes, coupon States new fours, registered States new fours, coupon States old fours, registered States old fours, coupon States fixes, registered States fives, coupon I'nlted t'ntted I'nlted United I'nlted I'nlted United I'nlted United United ..1054 ..1054 ..106 . mat 4 ..UM ..1074 ..107H . .1"14 ..1014 liiciiKo Stock. (By Albert R. Thompson A Co. 'a Wire.) Open- High- Low- Clos- STOCKS ing. est. est. lng. American Can 4 4 4 4 American Can pref 14 344 33 33 Diamond Match 12 12 128 12 National Biscuit 39 39 39 394 National Biscuit pref 101 101 1004 100 Swift CO 101 100 1004 Unat United IVx Board. 2 24 24 w orU. Bond Murket. Atchison adjustment fours RS4 Atlantic Coast Line fours 924 Baltimore A Ohio fours loi Baltimore A Ohio three-and-a-halfs 944 Central of Georgia fives 105 Central of Georgia first Inc 70 Chesapeake A Ohio four-and-a-halfs 1034 Chicago & Alton three-and-a-halfs 764 Chicago, Burlington A Quincy new fours.. 924 Chicago. M .Sr st Paul gen fours 10S4 Chicago A Northwestern consol sevens ....1314 Local Financial Gossip; Bankers' and Brokers' Talk A careful canvass of conditions in the local money market yesterday afternoon showed that Interest rates here on short-time loans, two. three and four months, are practically un changed from th rates prevailing six weeks KO. If money continues as easy In New York as It ii now for some time the local market will be affected and raten will become lower, but as yet the easiness of the Wall-street market has had very little effect here. The Journal was led to canvass the local situation by th state ment of a local stock broker, to the effeet that the , Indianapolis banks were putting out loans under 5 per cent, on Rllt-edare (aper. Thin Is nt the true condition by any meana. One of the leading banks has nothing but 6 per cent, paper, one of its officials stated. Five, to per cent. 1 the rate quoted by moit of the banki. and far more loans are made at 6 per cent, or above 54 than at 5. According to the statements of some of the larger Institutions, rates are expect ed to work lower h re, however, if money con tinues easy in the Last. t t f Meyer & Klser report the sale of a block of fifty shares of Brown-Ketcham preferred stock. This is the first sale of this stock from the hands of the Ol Ig I as purchasers when the Issue was floated more than a year ago. The ask QUO tHtl n on the exchange yesterday was 107. The Brown-Ketcham preferred stock was floated by the Indiana Trust Company. Mr. L. Daniels, who has been associated for s.ral years with L V. Louis in the grain and stock brokerage business, will open a similar establishment in the Imhard Block next week. He will have connections with the National Stock and Grain Exchange, which has offices In the State Life Building. A member of one of the well-known houses contradicts the statement made frequently of late that the local securities market is practical ly cleaned up of high-grade bonds at present prices. "There are plenty of high-grade bonds at the prices asked on the Stock F.xchange every day," said he. "The trouble is this: Some of these securities were considerably lower not long ago than they sre now and Investors don't want to nay what the bonds sre worth." There is one except Ion. at least, to this state ment. It Is not thought a hid of 90 would brii.g out many New Telephone first fives. They are quoted at 90 asked, but it is thought there are not a great many of them for sale at that price. The New Telephone second fives are asked at 82. The low point on them last year was about 79. Citizens' Street Railway fives are at 1074 asked. They were as high as 111 last year and as low as 105. Indianapolis Street Railway fours are at 85 asked. They have been as high as 88 and as loa- as 764- Union Traction tlyi are asked at . The high iolnt on them was 1024 and the low 95. Broad Ripple fives, a Chicago. R. I. A Pacific R. R. fours Chicago. R. L A Pacific col. fives C, C. C A St. Louis gen. fours Chicago Terminal fours Consolidated Tobacco fours Colorado A Southern fours Denver A Rio Grand fours Erle prior lien fours Erie general fours Fort Worth A Denver City firsts Hooking Valley four-and-a-halfs lulsvllle & Nashville unified fours ... Manhattan consul gold fours Mexican Central fours Mexican Central first Inc Minn. A St. Louis fours Missouri. Kansas & Texas fours Missouri. Kansas A Texas seconds National R. R. of Mexico consol fours . New York Central gen. three-and-a-halfs New Jersey Central gen. fives Northern Pacific fours Northern Pacific threes Norfolf A Western consol fours Oregon Short Line fours and nartlc Pennsylvania conv. three-and-a-halfs ... Reading general fours St. Louis A Iron Mountain consol fives . St. Louis & San Francisco fg. fours Tt. Louis Southwestern firsts Seaboard Airline fours Southern Pacific fours Southern Railway fives Texas A Pacific firsts Toledo. St. Louis A Western fours Union pacific fours Union Pacific conv. fours United States Steel second fives Wabash firsts Wabash Deb. B Wheeling Lake Erie fours Wisconsin Central fours Col. Fuel conv. fives Offered. .. 734 .. 84 .. 964 .. 14 .. 584 .. N8-4 .. 974 .. 984 .. 854 ..103 ..1".'. .. 994 ..104 .. 70 .. 154 .. 97 .. 804 .. 76 .. 8 .1314 ..1034 ,..72 ... 97 ... 944 ... 954 ... 964 ...IL'4 . .. S3 4 ... 9P.4 ...66 ... 894 ...112 ...lMtt ... 71 ...1024 ...98 ... 744 ...1154 ... 654 ... 894 ...89 ... 73 BROKERS' VIEWS ON THE STOCK MARKET. Rock Island Issnea Were Feature Yesterday Dividend on Amal KB mated Copper To-Day. Meyer A Kiser. NEW YORK. Jan. 20. Strength was mani fested throughout the trading to-day and clos ing price were well up to the best figures of the day. There was no runaway market, but It was firm enough to Butt the most bullish en thusiast. There was nothing In the news tend ing to Influence prices, but professional traders were almost unanimous In their opinions favor ing a still further advance In prices. Manipu lation was evident in certain quarters of the n arket and Realty preferred was boosted to a new high tigure. Uf courae, thl 1 nothing more or less than washing and It will not do the market any god. All the Rock Island Stocks sere stiong to-day. and there is talk of materially higher prices for these securities. Southern 1'aclflc was a feature of the market because of Its strength and the character of the buying. The tractions were comparatively wtll held. There was some good buying In iliss'jurl Pacific. The Steel stocks held their own. Cop per was fairly firm and the rest of the market displayed good strength. Idrectors of the Amalgamated Copper Company will probably meet, to-morrow and will neclare the regular dividend of one-half of 1 per cent. The mar ket was quiet In the afternoon. A. R. Thompson A Co. NEW Y(RK. Jan. 20 lespite war rumors received, the stock market held wall to-day. showing that the large interests are commit ted to the bull side. They were buyers on all soft spots and took the selling of London with ease. Later In the day it was said that the war talk was unauthentic, and there was con siderable short covering by the floor element. Of manipulation there was considerable, par ticularly in Realty, and we do not favor the purchase of the preferred any longer. The common presents some attraction, as it is low and has participated in the advance. AH pools were active, well supplied with Mosses and opti mistic in regard to outlook. This is a creep ing bull market. It will be much higher before the outside element realizes It. Do not neglect to purchase when the market is weak, regard less of rumors, for there are certain to be shake outs when the following becomes too large. The investment demand was well sustained to-day. manipulation in the bond market not being so manifest. Genuine transactions were many and the over-counter sale of bonds was good. The money market continued . easy and promises to be still lower In the near future. The banks are gaining heaily again from the interior and the sub-treasury, and the outlook for a favora ble bank statement Is good. We regard South ern Pacific. Atchison. Wabash. Missouri Pacific, Pennsylvania and Raltlmore A Ohio the best, and if purchasers will exercise a little patience they will be well rewarded. All standard stocks are purchases on soft spots now. Take fair returns while professionalism lasts. Porterfleld & Co. NEW YORK. Jan. 20 Among the most active of the high-priced rails to-day was Il linois Central, which, upon the declaration of Its regular dividend and its magnificent earn ings statement, advanced one and q half points. St. Paul and the Rock Island Issues made good gains. The advance was so general that almost the entire list was included In the gains. Cop per was strong on the dividend talk. THE MONEY MARKET. Rates on Lnnnn and F.irhange-Clrar iiiK" Mtifl DUrountN. INDIAN APOLIS. Commercial paper, ft per cent. ; time loans. r406 per cent. NEW TOUJL Close: Money on call easy at IV 24 per cent.; closing hid and offered. 2 per cent. Time loans easy; sixty days. 34 per cent, bid; ninety days. 34 per cent.; six months. 4t?4V, per cent. Prime mercantile paper, 445 per cent. Sttrlin exchange firm, with actual business in bankers' bills at $4.M.lS04.8ft.2O for demand and at 14 3.2:4.S3.S! for sixty-day bills. Posttd rates, H-4 and $4.864. Commercial bills, 11.33. MnrWet for Sliver. NEW YORK. Bar silver. 564c; Mexican dol lars. 44c. LONDON. Silver bars, 27 5-16d an ounce. Treasury Statement. 'APH1NGT N - Wednesday's statement of the treasury balances in the general fund, ex clusive of the $i5o,000.000 gold reserve in the di vision of redemption, shows: Available cash balance $224.45.729 Gold 88.546.W4 Money Hates Abroad. LONDON Money. 24fi34 per cent.; discounts. 34t34. Consols, S'.jSs lj-16. PARIS Three per cent, rentes. 97f 824c for the account. Exchange on London, 20f 164c for checks. UK KLIN. Exchange on London. 20m 47pf for checks Discount rates: Short bills. 24 per cent. ; three months' bills, 24 per cent. Local Clearings. Wednesday's clearings $1,177,309 M 1 .i-raiMndini.' ila I.i-! eft r 1 IU' 8"" ii! I VVI I - ..........(, , v.M. J I V V Balances Wednesday 245.872 U sale of which was reported last week, are bid at 96, and the ask quotation lately has been around 96. They have been as low as 8". Indi anapolis ias sixes are 10.". asked. These are the most active bonds In the local market. 4- f Meyer A Klser have sold 100 shares of Atlas Knglne Works preferred stock this week at 108, and forty shares of Indlanolts Street-railway at 83. Among the other sales made by this firm this month are $37.000 of In lianapolls Street-railway fours from M4 to 81. ffO.rtOO of Water fives at par and IntereM. 892.000 of Jennlnus. Adams and Carroll ounty gravel rd lonl. at a 4.35 par rent, basis, and forty shares of Belt common at lot.',. "The continued eae in money bellt Mob the Im portance of any current interest In advance prep aration for such a matter as the Panama canal layments." says th? New York Financial New. "This matter Is several months ahead, and the entire payment, when it does come, will not be felt appreciably. The upward tendency of the stock market Is not at all necessarily short-lived. The great bull market of 1900. extending over into 1901. was a long succession of buying by strong professional Interests. So tar the chances are in favor of an Increasing demand, as the market continues to progress "There is great Irregularity In bond prices. Bon Is of the highest character have never made ui the losses ox the last year and a half. The Investment lemand this year turns almost en tir.lv toward the higher grade 4 per cent sues." 4- 4- Says a New York dispatch: "The demand for fconds comes from all over the country. The president of one of the largest banks In the city ays that millions of dollars have been awaiting investment In anticipation of lower prices, but. now that the tendency of gilt securities continues upward, investors are entering the market as buyers. J. V. Morgan A Co. are unquestionably peeking to establish a higher level for SteH sink ing fund ö per cents. The fact that the Morgan steel syndicate has been practically wound up, and that profits will soon be distributed to sub scribers In.iuced considerable buying of Steel 5 jMr cent, bonds to-day." 4- A local broker has the following from his Wall street correspondents upon the situation In the stock market: "The war news has been elim inated as a factor, and the market Is now more influenced by the money situation than by any thing else. The continued ease in the money nitiket Is the feature, and there will be plenty of funds for all borrow ei s at loa' rates for some time to come. There Is a relatively good demand for money. The trust companies are withdraw ing from "the loan market because of the exceed ingly low rates for call funds, and they are de positing with the banks In order to secure the 2 per cent. rate. There is a large demand for prime paper, and the supply is not adequate. Time money is dull. The banks have gained heavily again this week from the subtreasury. and a good bank statement is practically certain." NEW TELEPHONE FIRST FIVES ARE SOLD AT 90. Snle of Ten Shares Security Trait and Fifteen Shares Union Traction Common Also Hcportcd. The sale of $10,000 of Nes' Telephone first fives at 90, ten shares of Security Trust Company stock at 101 and fifteen shares of I'nlon Traction common at 3C4 were reported at the session of the Stock Exchange yesterday. This is the largest, one day's sales this week. Official quo tations follow: STOCKS Bid. American Central Life Insurance Co Ann Mean National Bank 151 Atlas Engine Works preferred 104 Belt Railroad common 109 Belt Railroad preferred 118 Brown-Ketcham Iron Works pref Capital National Bank 1444 Central Trust Co 140 Climes 'ofTce and Baking Powder Co. ... Columbia National Bank 110 Consumers' Gas Trust Co 500 Delaware and Ma iison Co. Telephone. ... Federal Union Surety Co 90 Home Brewing Co 115 Indiana Hotel Co. preferred 50 Indiana Manufacturing Co Indiana National Bank Indiana Title ti. and L. Co Indiana Trust Co 162 Indianapolis A Martinsville R. T. Co. ... Indianapolis Fire Insurance Co 143 Indianapolis Gas Co Indianapolis A Eastern Ry. Co Indianapolis At Eastern Ry. Co. pref. 90 Indiana Union Traction Co 12 Indianapolis Street Railway 814 Indianapolis Traction and Terminal.. 34 Ask. 90 155 107 112 107 151 85 MM 45 118 fi.-, 100 235 50 167 50 147 75 55 98 17 85 40 S3 225 Law Building 75 Marlon Trust Co 220 Merchants' National Bank 196 New Castle Bridge Co 105 New Telephone Co N w Telephone Long Distance People's D posit Bank 110 Rauh Fertilizer preferred 100 Security Trust Co 100 Union Traction common 30 Union Traction preferred 68 Union Trust Co Van Camp Hardware Co. preferred AVasson preferred... 102 BONDS 85 61 115 iÖ2 314 75 230 107 Broad Ripple fives Citizens' Street Railroad fives D. A M. Co. Telephone fives Home H. and L. Co. fives Indiana Union Traction fives Indianapolis A Eastern L e: O. Railroad fives Indianapolis Gas Co. sixes L & M. R. T. fives Indianapolis St. By. bonds, fours Indianapolis Water Co. fives Kokomo R. .v L. Co. fives M. H. and L. Co. fives New Telephone first fives New Telephone second fives New Telephone Long Distance fives. I'nlon Traction of Indiana fives With accrued Interest. 90 1064 107 90 100 80 : -4 103 103 95 85 1"1 101 10 90 82 90 964 103 89 81 99 MM I0t4 80 . 95 Custom Cotters in Convention. COLÜMBUB, O.. Jan. 20.-The National Association of Custom Cutters had 400 members present when they got down to business to-day. The day was given up to discussion of matters pertaining to tho tailoring business. President Sherman de livered his annual address and George W. Dunahue, of BloomiiiKton, III., made a re port on the international congress at Amsterdam. With the Grain 'Brokers; Present Market Conditions The bid for No. 2 rod wheat In the local mar ket was advanced to 94c at the Board of Trade call yesterday. This is 4c over the bid Tues day, and is the highest price for this crop in the local market. Nos. 2 and 3 white corn, con tract grades here were bid 4."4e yesterday. Louisville was hii1inir ilr here yesterday for No. I red wheat, delivered at that point. Deducting freight tariff, the Louisville bid was about 14c over the local price. 4- Local receipts of corn thus far this week show a falling off of thirty-eight cars, com pared with the receipts the corresponding time last week. The receipts Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, showing in the Board of Trade's inspection, amounted to 12." cars, or 125,000 or 330.0 bushels, against 163 cars during the same days last week. Practically H per cent, of the corn received thus far this week Is grading No. 3 white which is or.ntract grade here. ut of the 125 cars, sixty-two graded No. 3 white. ut of the 163 cars received the first three days last week, eight y-one ' pradf d No. 3 white. The "soft" weather the past few days tends to de crease receipts at country stations, which af fects the receipts here, also. A. W. Thompson. In wheat tt sems to be a case of Armour control. When this house Is satisfied there will be a drop that can be plainly heard. The only question is: will they attempt to carry it much further? To those who have good profit I recommend they keep cloe stop loss orders behind the market as It a.l :r.cVs. 0rn fallowed the strength in wheat vest. rday. The seaboard markets, however, refused to respond to Chicago's advance, which makes me fel corn is high enough for the ares cnt On a break of a cent or two. think It should be bought for quick return. Provisions reem asleep compared with life in both wheat and corn. It is reported, however, that the packers are not selling, therefore the trading on ach side comes from the outside traders. No doubt the packer would like to see a good hreak In the market. I recommend buying on any fair reaction. 4-4 4- From the action taken yesterday and Tuesday. May wheat at Chicago Is approaching the "cor nered" condition Near the close yesterday Hy advanced to 924c split. The market did not weaken a fraction from this figure and closed right at the top. It is simply a case of a congested market. Armour has most of the May and he Is n.aklng the shorts pay to cover. Th?rf is a great deal of belief In the opinion that commercially wheat is too high, but this won't n.ake the market react when one man has enough Mav to control the market and the shorts are covering. All the way up. especial ly since the possibility of war between Russia and Japan be:n to äffe t the market, about three weeks ago. there has been accumulat ing an immense short interest in the May ,ie llvery. It has been the opinion of many, many traders that as soon as the war scare abated the market would have a reaction and short holders would reap a big profit. But ths war scare has parctically died away, so far as tnw market Is concerned Just now. and still ths juries is climbing higher and higher. Armour. ARMOUR CONTROLS WHEAT MM 11 v con FW i Tin: Mt am is Hl M; Till: MKhl 1 This Delivery dnined to Ml l-f A est rrtlii h ort Wim teil to I ner on. I OAVrlnKs Were Few. CHICAGO. Jan. 2 Wheat climbed etesdllj toward the dollar mark to-day. The pit wss almost hare of offerings, snd tho market did not require any su porting bull leader, hört holding prices up themselves. Professions! speculstors in New York and St. Irul! are counted among the principal "fhort. A new high record mark was made for the May, '..'-".''1 :-.. :i gain I -'. inj:!!. ! with jeMt.r day. The close was practically at the top. Other grains were affected by the action of wheat. May corn . losing e to He hlither and oats 4c Provisions were 24c to 8c higher. The wheat market was feverishly strong from rtart to finish The advance to-day was due largely to the same cause as the rise yesterday -the congested condition of the market an enor mous line of wheat for May delivery being held by Armour Interests. Notwithstanding that, aside from the Armour deal, the situation seemed bearish, opening prices were firm. May ranging from a shade lower to 494c higher, at 54fiS,1W- An advance in the price of British consols Indicated a more opti mistic feeling in regard to the war situation. Rains in the Southwest, where the winter wheat crop had been suffering from drought, was an other bear indication. No attention, however, was paid to matters like consols and rain. It was a question of too small supply for liberal demand. OFFERINOS VERY LIGHT. The leader of the bulls showed no sign of part ing with his holdings, snd In consequence smaller holders were encouraged to maintain a firm grip on wheat they had. Offerings were on that account extremely light, and were eagerly sought for by belated shorts. The demand was largely for the Mny delivery. In efforts to cover shorts advanced prices rap idly. Stop-loss or.lers coming out 01: the rise accelerated the upward tendency. The market continued to gain in strength as the session ad vanced, and during the last five minutes of trading the May reached 9240914c. a gain of 2c to 24c. The close was at V24c. Clearances of wheat and flour were equal to 484.000 hu. Primsry receipts were 785.100 bu. against 542.900 bu a year ago. Minneapolls. Du luth and Chicago reported receipts of 430 cars, against 505 cars la?t week and 329 cars a year ago. CORN STRONO ALL DAY. The corn market was strong throughout the session. A new high record mark for the May delivery was also made In this pit. There was a large volume of trading, with the principal demand coming from shorts. Higher cables, un favorable weather for the movement, combined with the strength of wheat, were the bull fea tures. There was considerable realizing, but offerings were reanlly absorbed. May opened a shads lower to a shade' higher, at 49'949'c, and, after sell ing up to 504c closed at 504c Local receipts were 317 cars, none of contract grade. OATS ADVANCED, TOO. The strength in wheat and corn sustained oats, and prices made further gains. There was little activity on the part of bears owing to ths fact that the chief bull interest showed no disposition to release his hold on his big line. Continued light receipts and a good cash demand helped to advance prices. May opened a shade lower to a shade higher, at 4l'Vi414c, advanced to 424c. and closed at 4246424c- Local receipts were 117 cars. PROVISIONS FIRM. Provisions were firm. In the face of lower prices at the yards. The strong grain markets were the principal source of strength. Commission houses and shorts were good buyers of lard, while pack ers were fair sellers of ribs. Pork was more or less neglected, but closed firm, with May up flc at $13.25 May lard snd ribs were each 24c high er, at $7.20 and 6.70. Estimated receipts to-morrow: Wheat, 60 cars; corn. 2.'.'i cars; oats, 125 cars; hogs, 46,000. Leading futures ranged as follows: Articles. Wheat May .. July .. Sept .. Corn Jan ... May .. July .. Oats Jan ... May .. July .. Sept .. Open ing 4-4 n v-4 794 44 494-494 48 -484 High est. 924-94 844 80 464 MM 484 Low- Clos est, ing. 894 - . 834 844 794 794 464 44 44 I S 48 44 89 4:4 424-434 374 as 834 33 414-414 374 334-334 42S 334 Pork Jan May Lard Jan Ma v July R lbs Jan May July .$12 95 . 13.174 . 95 . 7.174 . 7.20 $12.95 13 274 7.00 7.25 7.274 $12.95 $12 95 13.174 13.25 6 95 6 974 7.174 7.20 7.20 7.25 6 374 40 6.674 6 70 6.774 80 .374 6 40 6 674 6 724 6 774 ' '- , Cash quotations were as follows: Flour was firm. No. 2 spring wheat. 78b96c; No. 2 red. 8 924c. No. 2 corn. 464c; No. 2 yellow. 48c No. 2 oats. 39f&394c; No. 3 White. 37 'tf414c. No. 2 rye, 56c. Good feeding barley. 4"42c; fair to choice malting. 47Ja5c No. 1 flaxseed. $1 06; No. 1 Northwestern. $1.121. Prime tlmothr seed. $3.25. Clover seed, contract grade, $11.25. M-mm pork, per brl. $13.0513.174. Lard, ner 100 lbs. $6.974. Short -rib sides iloone). $6.356 55. Short clear stden (boxed). $6.62'g6.75. Whisky, basis of high wines. 11.27. Receipts Flour. 54.100 brls; wheat. 99.400 bu; corn. 431.600 bu: oats, $55,400 bu: rrs. 14.300 bu; barley. 199. 000 bu. Shipments Flour. 2i.ooO brls wheat. 21.100 bu; corn. 223,000 bu; oats, 122.500 bu ry e. 4,000 bu; barley. 18.300 bu. Loral Wheat Market Stronger. The local cash wh ut market ruled stronger yesterday, and corn firmer. The range: Wheat; No. 2 red. 94c track; No. 2 red. Mo on milling freight; No. 3 red. 91c track; Jan uary. 94c. wagon, 92c Corn firmer No 2 white, 454c; No. & white, 454c: No. 4 white. 434c- No. 2 white mixed. 45'4c: No. 3 white mixed. 454c; No. 4 white mixed, 434c; No. 2 yellow, 454c No. S yellow. of course. Is doing some MdHng. but the offer ing are grabbed up so Quickly by short hold ers that his si Hing does not have the least de prSSStaC effect upon the market. Armour has been spoken of frequently as the cleverest spec ulator who ever ran a corner In wheat. A few years ago Joe Leiter put the price so high that when he tried to unload he broke the mar ket, and almost "broke" himself, too. If the short Interest now Is large enough, and the war scare has created a larger short Interest than there would have been under normal con ditions. Armour will be able to get rM of a good deal of his line to the shorts without caus ing much of a reaction. It was the current re port that Valentine sold 200.000 bushels yester day. Two hundred thousand bushels don't amount to much In a market like that of yes terday. 4-4-4- Says the Tribune: "There is a gradual and irresistible tightening of the lines in the wheat market. At each successive stage of the ad vance supplies seem to become more limited, and the power of the big Armour holding more marked. Bearish news or news which traders are disposed to consider bearish has no effect on prices, for the wheat which local traders sell is absorbed without bringing about Jiny break and they have, to bid the market up in order to get It back, and while thre is more or less inclination to sell nhort there la a marked unwillingness to take much punish ment on the short side. The small contract stocks here ami elsewhere and the small re ceipts of contract grade are attracting nv-re anil more attention. Theoretically it is a long time ahead to fear a corner In May. but the big May holding here is so entirely out of pro portion to contract stock that no one is dls losed to forget the possibilities. The matk.t seems to be at B point where nothing but lit . al offerings of long wheat would relieve the tightness of the situation, and as the price works higher there is lees and less for sale on the bulges. 4- 4- 4- An advance of 5c in the flax price at Duluth Is taken as a sign by flax people that the Amer ican Company was in control of the seed sltu atkn. and was ready to'mark up the seed price so as to influence the oil situation The ad vance in seed in this market was a veiy hum drum affair, a mere tailing along after the Duluth advance. No one has felt certs In so far this season whether the American -rowd wa 'n control of seed or not. But this sudden mark ing up of prices is a pretty good evidence It is. The season is now approaching when the demand for linseed oil begins en a large scale No other Interests except the American could afford to mark up the seed he a bushel for the mere purpose of Improving the oil position. 4-4- The New York Produce Exchange has voted to make No. 3 red winter wheat deliverable on contracts at a 5c penalty. No. 2 northern de liverable at Sc penslty. No. 2 hsrd winter at 2c penslty. and No. 3 hard winter at 7c penalty. It was also voted to make delivery of Bulfalo wheat regular at the allowance of the rail rate at and east of Buffalo, and at 4c penalty. Trading under this new tule begins Feb. l on the basis of contracts Aug. 1 and later. s i i: in ro.i ra. S. A. FLETCHER & CO.'S nfo lilt Vfiult UO-:tl K.ast Washington street Absolute safety against fire snd turgiar. Po liceman day snd night on guard. Designed foe safe keeping of Money. Bonds. Wills. De4a Ab stracts. Silver Plate. Jewels and valuable Trunks. Packages, etc. Contains Ut boass. It Mit Ä to .- Pars Year. WlXlitM A. Ht4.ui: - - Maaaner. 454c; No. 4 yellow, MMC; No 2 mixed, 454c; NO S mixed I . N 4 miat-,1. 4J4r. ear. 44c. .O steady. No 2 white. 4 ,o. No 3 white. 40c; No .' mlaed. 4c; No. $ mimed JSC .Jlal.!l,'.d ' N" 1 "nihy. 911 No 2 tlrao- thy. $'i' .' Inspections Wheat: No. 2 r1. t ears; re jected. 1 . total. I cars. Corn: No white, if cars No. 4 white. C; No. 3 miked. 4. No 4 mixed. 1: no grade. 4; ear. 4; total. St cars. No 2 mixed. 2 cars Hay No. 1 Unio- thy. 1 csr. THE WACoN MARKET. Crn-Old. 45f.SVr . new. 404?4&c. oats-Sheaf. SSl per ton; new. shelled oats, ST'dy a bu. aa&aTmS; Hg'aSg NEW YORK MARKETS. NEW YORK. Jan V- Flour-Receipts. tf.07t brls; exports. 14.140 brls; sale. 11.700 packs. Market .julet but stronger. Winter patents. 15 t?4.5; winter straights. $1 204J4 35. Minnesota patents. $4 75f3; winter extras. S3.S0473.50, Mia- nesota bakers. r.n 2; winter low grades. ?.T.r? 30. Rye flour Arm; fair to good. $3 3S4SS.4&: choice, to fancy. $3. i : TS Buckwheat flour dull. S2.Wtf2.20. Corn meal firm. Rye firm; No 2 Western. STc. nominal, f. o. b. afloat. Barley steady. Wheat Receipts. 4.K7S bo: exports. 7.4 bu; sales, 4.200,000 bu, futures. Spot ana. No. 3 red. Mc elevator anl toe f. n. b afloat; No. 1 north ern Duluth. MM f. o. b. afloat. No. 1 hard Man itoba, nominal, f. o. b. afloat. Pales In ;n i. No. 2 red May. 92 3-l-.t24e. closed st W4c; July. M4c. closed at S9c. corn-Ree lpt1. 27.K.0 bu; exports. 2.S1J bu: sales. 105 000 bu. futures. Spot Arm No. X, 5e elevator and &$4c afloat; No. 1, 5c- No. I white. '.44c; May. 55 f:.4e, closed at 54c. Ju ly. 540544c. closed at 544c Oats Receipts. ,500 bu Spot Arm No. t 45c. standard white. 44c; No. $ 434c; No t white. 47c; No. 3 white, 44-; track white West ern. 454(?4!e. track white State, 4404:. Op tions nomlnnl. Peed steady. Hay quiet. Hops Arm. Hides Arm. leather steady Wool firm. Beef quiet Cutmeats quiet Lsrd Arm; West ern steam. $7.4"; January closed at $7 40 nominal; refined steady, continent $7 46. Pork steady. Rl.e steady. Molasses Arm. Coffee Spot Rio Arm; No. 7 invoice. $40: mild steady. Sugar Raw. nominal: fair refining. 2 27-3:-. centrifu gal. 9 test. 3 ll-12c: molasses sugar, 2 3-32c; refined dull. The market for coffee futures opened Arm at unchanged prices to an advance of five points on moderate bull support, following the con tinued light primary movement At first trad ing was quiet snd during the forenoon the mar ket showed a somewhat reactionary tendency under realizing, but later was rallied by good buying by Wall street and Europe, closed st.. iv st a net sdvsnce of 104315 points. Sales wera 1 '13.000, Including January. 7 3.'.c. February. T 4'c; March. 7.40417 50c; April, 7 oc. May. 7 5417 70c; July. 7. 90418.06c; August. 8 30c; Septemlwr. t 15 8.10c; October, 8.25c snd December, 8 40c. TRADE IN GENERAL. Quotations at st. Lonls, naltlsaore, Cincinnati and Klsrvt here. ST. LOUIS, Jan. 30 Flour higher; red winter (atents. A 4504.00; extra fancy and straight. 4 1664.40; clear. $3.4Vu3 65. Timothy seed steady, $2.2092 85; prime higher. Cora meal steady, $2 40. Bran steady to firm; sacked east track. 81983c. Wheat higher; No. 2 red cash elevator. 914-'; trsck. 93tf98c; May. 84c; July. S.v. N'. 2 hard. S2c l orn higher. No. 2 cash. 434c; May. 474c; July, 47c. Osts higher: No 2 cash. 39c; track. 40c; May. 414c; No. t white. 41c Hay scarce but steady; timothy. $7.5013; prairie, $59.60. Whisky steady, $1.314. Cotton ties. $1 05. Bagging, 54064c Hemp twine. 5c. Pork unchanged; Jobbing, $13.25. Iard weaker; prime steam, $6 65. Bacn steady; boxed extra snorts, 17.50; clear ribs. $7 5". short clear. $7.76. Re ceipts Floor. 8,000 brls; wheat. 82,000 bu; corn, 142.000 bu; oats, 69.000 bu. Shipments -Flour, 23.000 brls; wheat. 72.000 bu; corn. 55.U00 bu; oats. 47.000 bu. CINCINNATI. Jan. 20 Flour-Firm, higher. Fancy 4A. $4 25; family. $3 5003.76. Wheat -Firm, higher; No. 2 red. 97fC9Sc. Corn Firm; No. 2 mixed. 4r. Oats Firm; No. 2 mixed 42JT424C. Rye Quiet; No. 2. 63c. Lard Steu dj , 0; bulk meats quiet; $6 50; bacon steady; $7.76. Whisky distillers finished goods quiet on bssls of 1.7. Sugar easy. DT'Ll'TH. Minn.. Jan. 20 -Wheat-In store. No. 1 hard. 884c; No 2 Northern. vr.4c; on track No. 1 hard. 894c: No. 1 Northern S8c; No. 2 Northern. R54c; May. 94''; July. Ma F'sx In store, on track and to arrive, $1.10, January. $1.104; May, $.134; July. $1.144- Oats on track and to arrive, 384c. TOLEDO. Jan Clover seed close: Cssh an 1 January. $6.874; February. $6 90; March, MM; prime alstke. $6.30; prime timothy. $1.40. Close: Wheat -May. 2c; July. 864c; cash. 92c. MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 20-Wheat- May. 9049 91c: July. 894: September. 794. On track No. I hard. 924c; No. 1 northern. 904r914c, No. 8 northern, 874c; No. 3 northern. 824325c. KANSAS CITY. Jsn. 20 -Eggs Arm. Missouri and Kansas eases returned, 214c; new No. 2 white-wood cases Included. 22c, choice timothy, $9.5009 .75; choice prairie. $7&7 60. ST. LOUIS. Jan. 20 Wool quiet; medium grades combing and clothing. 17021.-, light Ane, 160174c; heavy Ane. 120144; tub washed. 20 31c. LIVERPOOL Jan. 20 Wheat Spot, nominal. Corn Spot, steady. American mixed new. 4a 34d; American mixed old. 4s 54d BALTIMORE. Jan. 20 Close: Wheab-May. S4c; .Tan uar v. s3Ho. Corn January. sOc; Feb ruary. 5040504c. MILWAUKEE. Jan. 20. Barley Arm; No. 2, 62c; sample, 38063c. Batter, cheese and I'kbi. NEW YORK. Jan. . Buttsr Rscetpts. B.167 packages. Market steady; extra creamery. 22c; creamery, common to choice. If021c; State dairy. HfjlSo; held creamery. 144lS4c. Cheese Re celpta. 5.S82 packages. Market steady: Stats full creams, fancy small oolored. September, 12c; late made. 104c: small white, Feptember. 12c; lata made. Kc; larga colored. Haptembar. 13c; lata made, 04o; large white. September. 12c; lata mad". 1"V. Eggs Receipts, 2.414 packages. Market Arm; State and Pennsylvania snd near by average finest. 31c; State and Pennsylvania, seconds to firsts, 2'i30c; Western extras. 21c; Western firsts. 30c; Western seconds, 2S02c; re frigerator. 244i27c. PHIIADKLPHIA. Jsn. 20 Butter Steady, fair demand. Extra Western creamery. 23c; eg. tra near-by prints. 27c. Eggs fit in. e l demand; fresh near by. 32c at the mark: fr. sh V .-stern. 32c at the mark; fresh Southwestern, 21022c at the mark; fresh Southern, JKi31c at the mark, i'heese- Steady at New York; full creams. chol to fancy, 114tfU4c; New York full creams, fair to good, 10 lie. CHICAGO. Jan. 20 On ths Produce Exehanga to-day the butter market was steady; cream -eriep. 164926c; dalrle. 134919c. Kggs steady, at mark, cssea included, 254? 27c. Cheese steady at 110124- ST. UptTTSi Jan. 20 Butter easy; creamery, 11023c ; dairy, 13 18c. Eggs steady at 22c. cases ineluded. CINCINNATI, Jan 20 -Rutter quiet. Egg easier at 24026c. Cheese steady. Poultry. NFW YORK, Jan. 20 Poultry Alive Arrnj Western chickens. 12c; fowls. 14c; turkeys, N ; dressed steady; W'entern chickens, 12014c, fowls, 12013c; turkeys. 17f19c. BOSTON Jan. : Special poultry Arm; fowls. L'ol2'..-; spring. I 14c. hen turkeys, 1S02SC: torn turkeys. 18c. Eggs steady at 20c. ST LoUIS. Jan Ml Poultry steady; chick ens. 84 . M-rings, 84c; turkeys, 12012c; ducks, 10c; geese. t . CINCINNATI. Jsn V-Poultry Arm; hens, ic; springs, 12c; turkeys. 144c. 10c; CHICACX . keys, 10$ 11c; e steady; tur- ngs. 10c. Oils. y -4'rcdlt balsn-es. ait C1TV Tan 4 r . Hit halan.M certificate, no bid. shipments. M.V brls; arer. age. 72.13; brls: runn. tS.7S3 brln. average. C2.1Ö4 hil Shipments l.lma, 7r..v:4 brls; average, $7, ff brl". runs (Lima), 10,911 brls; average 4i.0& brls. SAVANNAH Jan. 20 Spirits of turpentine firm at 6 Rosin firm; A. R. C. D. litt; R, $2 .-.; K. $- :; $2 : . II. $2 9'.. I. $3 10. K, .M-. M $2.2 It, $3 9ö; window glass. $4.14); water white. $4.50. NEW YORK. Jan. 20 Tallow steady. Cottoa sed oil steady !" troleum stendyRostn qui-t; stralm-d to common t good. $2.M42 - Spelts cf turpentine quiet at 6&j4b4c. WILMINOTON. Jsn. 2). 8plrlts of turpentine, nothing Oolng. RoMn Arm at $2 35 Tar firm at $1 jo. Crude turpentine fit in at $2.D04t4.2. CHARLESTON. Jsn. 20 Spirits of turpentlaa firm at Stc. Rosin steady. ''II. ' ....... - - - - -- h , l)r I. NEW YORK. Jan. 20 -Tbe ot rs of dry goods show no det uy- rit ntly now wllllna spot or near-by b Uv tend thst present qt based on the oust of Still tK loi olios. NKW ORLEANS. Jan. 5.0.V" bales. Ordinary. 12 I lc; low ml Mllng 14 U-lc; good middling. 14 11-lSc. Rec-tpts, a.24 hu 1 t- NEW YORK. Jsn. a quiet; middling uplands 14.7c. sales. 1.322 bales !0 tton Arm I ' ' s. lg fair. 4 closed e gulf. Metals. ST. LOUIS. Jan. M. Lead firm. $4 40. Spelter i sUe- Swi