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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 8, 1900. DOWN GOES RATE. Kansas Counties Saving SlOO, 000 a Year in Interest. Bonds Bearing a Low Rate Find Keady Sale. WHAT IS NOW OWNED. Total Indebtedness of Counties is $0,232,233.44. Wyandotte Owes Nearly One Sixth of Whole Amount. By a refunding of outstanding bonds each county in Kansas is now saving about $1.0H0 per year in interest, a total 'lor the whole state of over $100,000 an nually saved. When it is considered that not quite all of the counties have outstanding bonds which have recently been re funded this is regarded as a remark able showing. Eighty-six of the coun ties have refunded their bonds reducing the rate of interest in some instances from 7 and 8 per cent to 3Vi and 5 per cent. Last year the average rate of interest pal l by counties having a bonded debt was 6 per cent. The average rate of interest now being paid since the re funding action was taken is 4 per cent. The total bonded debt of Kansas counties is $6,232.2:13.44. Wyandotte countyheads the list with nearly one-sixth of the whole amount, J1.007.9S0.60. Lyon county is next with $1"1..'00; Atchison follows with $426,500, Shawnee being fourth with a total of $:!2i).f)93. Cowley county is fifth with J2SS.000. The fact that Kansas securities are valuable is demonstrated by the re funding of bonds. Bonds that were bearing 6 to 8 per cent interest found a ready market at Zy2 to 4 per cent interest. The bonded indebtedness of the state is recorded in the office of the state auditor, George K. Colp. who has prepared for the biennial report of the department an official abstract, show ing the bonded debt, by counties, to be as follows: Allen Andt-rson Atchison lSarbi't- Bancri Ilrawil Chase 'hautnurjua . Cherokee Chevenne 'l:'rk Clay fluid Coffey Comanche .... Cow ley Crawford Iec:itur I'ickiuson rniiiphan K.I wards Klk Kllis Kl Is worth Ford Franklin Geary Graham Cray 1 roeley Cree.nwood .. 3i;imer Harvey 3 1 1 Iceman Jarksun ...... Jefferson Jewell Johnson Kinsman Labette Lane Leavenworth Linculu Linn t 2"1.30'i (;u.(M) 4'J'i.L'lU ffi.HXI 2.951 70.150 50 ) 57.550 2o,.;o 200 Cm) 47.0 0 23, 240 37,900 2 0 23S.I.1 47. 3S.2 M) 95.1")) 1,10 40 4. COO 7.; .) 75.:,i;i 14J.i-l0 2.300 35 OO0 l.MHl 2N.I 00 4O0 53. 7' '0 lO.o 0 , (W.OtiO Mil) ?s :.; 75.500 fif.'-M) , l"2.7'-0 ' 72.3 mj 4.213 2.150 97 51(! 7U.Oi0 84.500 "11O J. eua n Lyon 451. 5m0 Jlarlnn IV 200 Mci'hrson ... Marshall jV, eade. Miami Miti-hi-ll M on : turnery .. Morris Nemaha X ens ho Ness N.ircon Osage Ottawa 1'iuvnvp Phillips Pottawatomie I'ratt Rawlins Keno To-public 1 HiUy liooks Bosh Russell Fallow Seduvt-Srk. Si'Uurcl Stiav.rncrt Sheridan Smith Stafford Honiaer Thomas Tr.'go AVabai'.risee ... Wnlla.;o "Washington .. "Wilson "Woodson Wyaodotte .... . 145.4S5 50. 7o0 30) 33,4-0 475 . , 22.it- 9.71 57.2' -0 59.0 K) .. l'9.5"0 ti'1.510 5. 3-0 .t 2.700 37 0'0 II3.S 2 74,300 22.0O0 1.1 00 .. 3 45.1 -50 9; 0 ' 0 55 (H0 1.000 43.C'0 45, 3" V) 3-1 (1 1.1 .. IM.I'O 79 1 HO 13. 550 .. 32".503 10,700 19.S'iO 17.500 .. '149.49 50.M0 700 .. 10-1.201 II.OOO 4.275 10.500 75.M10 .. i,oo;.o Total $0,232,233 OVERHAUL PLUMBING. State House Pipes "Will Be Given Weeded Attention. While the state house basement is cool during the heated term and while the electric fans are running in the offices the plumbing will be overhauled by the employes under the direction of A. 11. Nooney. state house engineer. Mr. Nooney has been authorized by the executive council to buy the neces sary tools, costing probably $100. Work will begin as soon as the tools are purchased. Expenses of State Institutions. The expenses at the various state in stitutions during May were as fol lows: Kansas City Blind institute. Topcka Insane asylum Win held Imbecile asyium.... Atchison Orphans' home .J1.SS3.48 . 9,663.42 . 1,678.02 .. 2. 827.47 OlatheDeaf and Dumb institute, 3,712.67 Kc.'oit School for Girls 5.467.42 Osawatomie Insane asylum .... .11.623.42 Topeka Reform school 6,245.60 included in the Osawatomie asylum expense is $2,600 on a new laundry; in the Peloit school expense, $3,000 on a ji-w cottage: in the Topeka school, $2, fioo on a new industrial building. DENVER, COLORADO SPRINGS. PUEBLO AND RETURN, $24. Via the Santa, Ee. Tickets on sale June 1st; stopover al lowed at Colorado common points. PRESTIGE LOST. Otis Says Aguinaldo No Longer Has Confidence of His People. Chicago, June 8. Major General E. S?. Otis of the United States army ar rived at 7:20 this morning from San Francisco and Manila, and left at 10:30 for Washington. Mrs. Otis and daugh ter arrived in Chicago last night from New York and the general and his wife an l daughter spent the hours be tween trtiins together, the ending of a separation of two years. General Otis declined to enter" into a detailed interview, saying it would not be consistent with his position as an. officer to enter into any extended dis course regarding the situation in the Philippines before reaching Washing ton, lie said he was perfectly willing to talk in a general way, however. The general was apparently in the best of health and confirmed his appearance by raying he had not been ill a day since he left for the Philippines and at the piesen'. was enjoying the best of health. "I left the Philippine situation in the best of hands," he said. "The officers are all able men and well qualified to cope with the different questions and situations that may arise. The war is over This guerilla warfare cannot last long. To be sure we will have to re press those people for a number of years, but there is no organized force of Filipinos. The depredations that are now going on are conducted by robbers and ladrones. The United Slates troops are now engaged in de fending the inhabitants of the Philip pines against robbery and murder com mitter by their own people. But the conditions are generally improving, and in some parts are better than they have ever been. "We have 55,000 effective troops under arms in the Philippines; estimates re garding the number of inhabitants in the islands are all wild but the number is considered to be between six and sev en million. The great majority of the people desire peace and wish to again take up their business pursuits. Busi ness in Manila has again resumed ac tivity and the inhabitants are peaceful ly pursuing their avocations. "1 do not know where Aguinaldo is. I never saw him personally. It is possi ble but not probable that Aguinaldo is in the Casayan sections of northern Lu zon. It is a rough, mountainous country and very sparsely settled. At first he was regarded by his people as a leader but of late he is losing prestige and is not held in such high regard. "Funston Is now in the Bulacan sec tion. 1 will say I am not going into any personalities whatever. The offi cers in charge are all capable men. "Stories have been circulated about depredations -committed by men of our army, but they have been false. Our men have been held under close re straint and have conducted themselves like soldiers. "I can't see that the administration or our distinguished secretary of war has made any mistakes in this cam paign. We may have made mistakes over there, but if so they have been the result of human liability to comntit error. "Official reports of the warfare have not been exaggerated especially of late. I am not conversant with the newspaper reports. Although I received American newspapers, r had not the time to peruse them. The censorship has not been rigid and we assisted the newspaper correspon dents all we could. Of course some sen sational telegrams were sent, as it was very difficult for newspaper men to se cure correct versions regarding our oper ations, as they were so extended, but we helped them wherever we could. "1 have no idea as to my course after I reach Washington. I have received no orders and I simply await the commands of my superiors. "My wife and daughter will not accom pany me to Washington. They will re turn to New York todav and I will ioin them later. I was certainly overjoyed to see them as this is the first time 1 have aei-n them in two years." Regarding the situation in China, Gen eral Otis said: "I know very little about the Chinese question. I left Manila early in May be fore the recent complications in that coun try had reached the present critical state ami 1 know very little about it. The sit uation seems to be diyveloping very gen erally and all European nations are in terested in it." IMPENDING PANIC. Berlin Overtaken oy Serious Financial Difficulties. New York, June 8. The Herald dis cussing the financial panic in Berlin, says: To the best informed men in local financial circles it would not be sur prising if any monetary difficulties should arise in Kurope at the present time that they should originate in the German capital. For three years, or ever since the passage of the Boerse lavs seeking to regulate speculation and prohibiting dealings in future, it has been pointed out that unusual bur dens had been thrown upon the German banks, greatly straining their resources and calling forth many notes of warn ing, not only from foreign bankers but also from the minister of finance. The wave of industrial combination that sprang up in Kngland and developed so enormously here was communicated to Berlin also, and amounted to a veri table craze. Nearly everything avail able in a commercial enterprise has been combined or capitalized under the leadership apparently of local securi ties, such as gas, electric light, traction and iron and steel properties. So great were the demands made upon the finan cial institutions that municipalities have suffered from inability to float loans at satisfactory figures. LEEDY A LAWYER. Ex-Governor Applies to Douglas County Bar For Admission. Ex-Governor John W. Leedy will combine the practice of law with his mining enterprises, having applied for admission to the bar in the district court of Douglas county. The application was made yesterday and will be acted upon at once by a committee of lawyers named for that purpose. The governor has been reading law at odd times for several years. CHOATE'S HOUSE AFIRE. Residence of Ambassador to England Narrowly Escapes Destruction. London, June 8. Fire was discovered about midnight in the residence of ITnited States Ambassador Choate, No. 1 Charlton House Terrace, S. W. The Hames were confined to the roof and were easily extinguished. There was some excitement among the meinbers of the ambassador's household, but the firemen soon reassured the inmates. The tire probably originated in an over lie ited chimney. Mrs. Choate held a large reception yesterday afternoon. BROUGHT TO TER3LS. State Contractor Scott Compelled to Observe Eight-Hour Law. The contractors who have charge of the construction of the new cottage for the imbecile asylum at Winfield have been violating the eight-hour law. B. P. Scott of the state labor bureau went to Winfield to investigate the conditions and found that men driving teams were compelled to work 18 hours in order to earn the current wages, $2.50 per day. The contractors were also paying day laborers but J1.25 when the ruling price is $1.50. The contractors demurred against compliance with the eight-hour law in all of its phases but the fear of prose cution finally brought them to terms and the law is now being complied with. D. Evans, against whom the proceed ings were to have been brought, is a sub-contractor on the work. THE OTHER SIDE. Democratic Summary of the Appro- priation by Congress. Washington, June 8. Representative Livingstone (Ga.), the ranking minority member of the house committee on ap propriations, made the following state ments as to appropriations from the standpoint of the minority: In submitting a statement of the ap propriations made at this session of the Fifty-sixth congress, I beg to call to the attention, of the house and the country the fact that notwithstanding the enormous appropriations for 1900 on account of the Spanish-Cuban war, the army and navy appropriations for this session are $50,000,000 in excess of tlfose for the last session. The state ment I submit shows also that in every department of the government begin ning .with the agricultural and ending with the permanent appropriations, we have increased at ihis session the amounts authorized at the last session, and when to the aggregate we add the amounts that should have been appro priated at this session, but w hich have been deferred for no good reason, or at least for reasons that need legislation on the part of those in control, amounts which must be appropriated at the sec ond session of this congress, such as that necessary to complete the Nica ragua canal (the bill having passed the house), carrying authorization of an expenditure of $141,000,000, and also that usually appropriated for rivers and harbors, $16,000,000; and for public buildings and grounds, $3,000,000; for outstanding claims, estimated at $10. 000,000 if, I say, we add $170,000,000. to the sum stated in the table, $709,729, 476, we would have a grand total of $IS79.29,476 for this session alone. And thus the total shown in the exhibit is rot quite complete or lair, considering that such large amounts that must be met are withheld for the next session. I submit that, to be fair, we should let each fiscal year take care of all neces sary appropriations and not unload this year on the fiscal year 1902 things that should be provided for and included in the fiscal year 1901. "And I call attention also to the con stant and gradual increase in the ap propriations for pensions and likewise to the legislative, executive and judicial appropriations. These items could not have been affected to any great extent by the Spanish-Cuban war. It shows, indeed, an increase, as before stated, all along the line, despite the fact that the committee on public buildings and grounds have held back all matters be fore them and the committee on rivers and harbors all matter before them, with two or three exceptions, and all ac counts and claims have been practically barred from consideration at this ses sion." Mr. Livingston, then gives a large ta ble showing the appropriations for the years 1897 to 1901 inclusive and contin ues: "I should be borne in mind that in the case of the above noted appropriations for the navy the authorization of the eight new war ships (two battleships, three armored cruisers and three pro tected cruisers) involves an ultimate expenditure for construction, armor and armament, of something like $56.000,00o, not one dollar of w hich is now appropri ated and does not figure in the navy item but must be met in future years. Mhe dominant party attempted to committ this congress at this session and doubtless will renew their efforts at tne coming session to commit the erov eminent to what is known as the ship subsidy scheme which involves the sum 01 izo,iiuo,uuo, to be expended through out a term of years." NO USE FOR UNIONS. Radical Resolution Passed by Social ist Labor Party. New York, June 8. One of the most im portant actions of the convention of the Socialist Labor party was taken last night when a resolution offered by Daniel De Leon, editor of The People, the Social ist Labor party organ, was adopted bv a vote of 63 to 4. The resolution says that every member of the Socialist partv. who is an officer in a. pure and simple British style union shall either resign his office in the union, or be expelled from the So cialist Lnbor party. This resolution was in the form of an amendment to the ar ticle in the newly adopted constitution re lating to membership. The "pure and simple" union was de scribed as one in which no politics is al lowed, and these, it was declared, are dominated by the capitalistic class. t f . W. It" -v' ; At last the naval authorities have purchased the Holland Torpedo Boat, the most successful submarine craft ever launched. This picture of the formidable creation was taken at Peco.-.ic, Long Island, while the boat was being overhauled previous to inspection by the Naval Board, It is the best photograph yet obtained o a type of boat that ia destined to revolutionize naval warfare. 25 WARDSHIPS. Are Assembled in the Harbor of Taku. Americans Land and Re-enforcements Are Demanded. Washington, June 8. The following cablegram was received at the navy department this afternoon: "Tong Tu, June 8. June 3rd landed forces to protect American interests with consent of China; fifty-six Pekin, rest Tien Tsin. Nations sent force both cities. No injury so far. British, Rus sian", Chinese admirals and twenty war ships here. Crops likely to fail causing probably more trouble in the near fu ture. Our landing force under McCalla June 5; situation most critical. Russian force began fighting. I landed 50 more men; have requested Helena be sent immediately to protect interests, or ves sel like her. Consider battalion marines necessary. Gunboat as base inside. June 6, Tien Tsin Pekin railway cut. Will act concert naval forces; other powers protect interests if necessary. Meeting foreign senior naval officers to day. Present English, French, German, Austrian, Italian, Japanese and Ameri can; arrage for combined action to pro tect life and property if required. Nine hundred, men ashore, 2a warships nere. "KEiiprF. It is understood that telegraph com munication is interrupted between Pe kin and Taku. a fact which will prove embarrassing to Minister Conger, should he find it necessary to call upon Ad miral Kampff for reinforcements. BRIEF TELEGRAMS. Paris, June 8. -In consequence of the disgraceful scenes at the recent bull fight at Dueil and of the protests of the public the prefect of the department of Seine Etoise has decided to issue a decree prohibiting any fights whatso ever in that department. Yokohama, June S. The Korean gov ernment is making additional arrests of political suspects and is trying to get hold of refugees in Japan. It is be lieved here that torture and execution await them. The" Japanese cabinet deadlock is deplored in view of the criti cal situation in China. Rome, June S. The Pope has post poned until Saturday the reception fixed for today at St. Peter's. His phy sician, Dr. Lapponi, says the Pope is not indisposed, but only a little fa tigued, owing to the reception oil Span ish pilgrims. Calcutta, June S. The rate of dis count of the Bank of Bengal was today reduced from 5 to 4 per cent. London, June 8. The statement of the board of trade for the month of May shows increases of 2,999,600 pounds in imports and 1,685,700 pounds in im ports. Santiago de Cuba, June 8. Colonel Samuel M. Whiteside, of the Tenth cavalry, commanding the department of Santiago and Puerto Principe, has been recommended by Governor Gen eral Wood for promotion to the rank of brigadier general in recognition of his admirable conduct of the affairs of this turbulent district and in recog nition of the importance of the post. Washington, June 8. The last act of Secretary Long before departing for Annapolis last evening was to sign an order terminating the former order of suspension in the case of Commander Todd, chief of the naval hydrographic office. The officer was relieved from duty because he had addressed letters to nersons not in the naval service, seeking their aid in the struggle they hydrographic ffice was making to con trol tne surveys as against the coast survey. Baltimore, June 8. "Sport," the ele phant belonging to Bostwick's menagrie of wild animals, which was exhibiting here, was killed last night by hanging. "Sport" was injured in a railwTay acci dent several weeks ago and to end his misery it was deemed best to kill him. A rope attached to a derrick was made fast about the neck of the two ton beast and he was strangled six minutes after his body left the car in which he had been nursed since an accident to his spine occurred several weeks ago. TODAY'S MARKET REPORT- Chicago, June 8. WHEAT The excite ment of yesterday was renewed in the wheat pit today, the market early ad vancing within a shade of two cents. The pit w,os again full to overflowing, many speculators from other points joining the regulars in the center of the local com mercial stage. The all important factor was the fact that the Northwest was still without rain. The strength of cables ad ded to the bullish news column and North Dakota said wind and sand storms had done damage in that stato. July opened with a . fiat advance of lVsc to 114c TKE HOLLAND TORPEDO BOAT. ."it ' : t-s 1 1 11 's rz ! over yesterdav's close at 71c to 71c. I touched 70&4cc and then soared to 71c. At this point the weather bureau prediction of showers and thunder storms in the northwest combine?! with profit-taking caused a reaction which carried July back to 71c. At the decline the trade was noticeably lighter, but the market "steadied at that figure and rallied to 71c. Local receipts wSre 72 cars, two of contract grade. Minneap olis and Duluth reported 450 cars against 714 last week and 550 a year ago. Argen tine shipments were moderate, 1,224,000 bushels. Later July eased to 70c, but the dip was followed by greater activity and ex citement than before. The pit was a mass of struggling, howling men. all wanting to buy. By leaps and bounds, absorbing realizing sales without1 a break, the mar ket advanced. Near the end of the ses sion the most sensational since the Letter deal July touched 72e, and closed buoy ant -2c over yesterday and 4c higher than Wednesday at 72'(Z34c. CORN The corn market was quiet, suf fering early by the great attraction which its usual standbys had. for the excitement in wheat. July opened" a shade higher at BS'ri'jse, toucnen visc and reacted, to 38c Local receipts were 4S4 cars. Corn, shortly after noon the heaviness in corn gave away to the influence in wheat and in an active spurt advanced without a break, July to 40c. The close was strong. July lc higher at 40fic. OATS Oats like com were steadied by wheat, but trade was rather dull early. July opened a shade up at 21'Uc arid sold to 217-81220. Receipts here were 2S5 cars. PROVISIONS The provisions market was steadied, helped by wheat and a steady market at the yards. The demand was good, but offerings were also fairly liberal, a combination which resulted in no material change in prices following the opening. July pork opened 10c higher at $11.90, touched $11.77 and then reacted to $11.85; July lard began the session 5c im proved at $6.97 and July ribs 2ti5c bet ter at $6.87. FLAX Cash: N. W., $1.80: S. W., $1.80; September. $1.85: October, $1.30. RYE July, 5514c. BARLEY 371 42c. TIMOTHY $2.50. .... Chicaero Livestock Market. Chicago, June 8. CATTLE Receipts, 1, 500, including 400. Texans generally steady. Good to prime steers, $5.10945.75: poor to medium, $4.505.00: stockers and feeders, $3.755.00; cows, $3.004.50; heifers, $3.2cV5T 4.80; canners, $2.30$ 3.00; bulls. $3.00i4.3O; calves, $5.006.75; Texas fed steers, $4.50 5.25; Texas grass steers, $3.754.40; Texas bulls, $3.203.70. HOGS Receipts today, 25,000; tomorrow, 20,000; left over, 2.995 ; 5 to 10c higher, clos ing weak; top $5.25. Mixed and butchers', $5.O0Ji5.25: good to choice heavy. $5.1.Vfi5.25; rough heavy, $5.00ti'5.10: light, $5.00rr5.22Ij.; bulk of sales. S3.15'a5.224. SHEEP Receipts. 4.000; slow. Good to choice wethers, Sl.gS'aa.SS: fair to choice mixed, $4.1055.00; western sheep, $4 G0U 5.25; - yearlings, $5.5iVi5.S5; native lambs. shorn, $5.006.65; western lambs, shorn. fb.oimt.iu; spring lamns, i.oo. Official for yesterday: RECEIPTS Cattle, 7,841; hogs, 27,4fiS; sneep, iu.o,y. SHIPMENTS Cattle, 3,676; hogs, 4,149 sheep, 467. . Kansas City LivestockMarkefc. Kansas City. June 8. CATTLE Re ceipts, 2.500. Market stronger. Native steers, $3.75u5.3o: Texas steers. $4.05'fi4.s5: Texas cows. $3. 0014. 00; native cows and heifers, $2.255j4.80; stockers and feeders $3.75-55.00: bulls. $2.70fi4.50. HOGS Receipts, 17.0K). Market strong to 5 cents higher. Bulk or sales. Jl.tMKao.lKi; heavv, $4.!i2Mi-5.05; packers. S4..S7V.S5.00; mixed. $4.SM4.97'4; light. $t.65ft5.00; york ers. $4. 95 fi 5.00: pigs. $4.G.Vl4.H5. SHEEP Receipts, 3. WW. Market strong. Lambs, $4. 25yi.4; muttons, j.oo'at.oo. Kansas City Produce Market. Kansas City, Mo., June 8. WHEAT- July, 6itic: September. 66c. Cash: No. 2 hard, fWi'i.e; No. 3, 60Vt63c; No. 2 red, 67Sc: No. 3. 631 66c. CORN July, 37I,4c; September, 37t2C Cash: No. 2 mixed. 3. lc&JV.&c; .No. white. 3&VtHc; No. 3. 3bc. OATS No. 2 white, 25c. RVE No. 2. 52c. HAY Choice timothy $10.0010.50; choice prairie. 7.00(iTi.2d. BUTTER Creamery, 15gl7c; dairy, fancy, 14c. fcc.p F"resh. SUe. Galveston, Texas, June 8. COTTON unchanged. Topeka Markets Today. Topeka, June 8. CATTLE. COWS S2.50-G3.75. DRY LOT STEERS $4.004.5O. DRY LOT HEIFERS-$4.G0sS4.50. HOGS. LIGHT $4.49f?4.60. MEDIUM AND HEAVY $4.504. 70. GRAIN. NO. 2 WHEAT 0S1&5914C. NO. 2 CORN 33c. NO. 2 OATS 22V4S23C HAY $5.00. , PRODUCE. EGGS 10 cents. CHICKENS 6i4 cent. BUTTER 17c. Topeka Hide Market Topeka, June 8. Based on Chicago and Boston quota tions. The following are net prices paid In Topeka this week: GREEN SALT CURED 74c. NO. 1 TALLOW 3 1iii.c. GREEN SALT HALF CURED 654c. Hew York XJp-Town Gossip. Furnished by J. C. Goings. Commission Merchant, 112 East Fifth street, Topeka, Kan., receiver and shipper of grain. New York. June 8. The stock market yesterday was too narrow and dull to pos sess any significance. It did suggest in its movements a cessation of liquidation, although there was no evidence of any shrinkage of its bearish disposition. The traders who bought stocks ten days ago probably sold them at the height of last week's boom. They now may be willing and able to cover any short contracts t i V " j. ' "'-CI A which they may have put out or to make purchasesfor another turn on the bull side of the market. It is now perfectly .clear that the political situation in the United States is a matter of serious consideration at times, among European financial cir cles and an hour should certainly strike for Americans to realize that their inter ests are associated in the long run with the factors which make for. disturbance or. tranquility among European moneyed men, and old world diplomats. Oneof the most encouraging phases of "the present situation is the thorough abandonment by men interested in the iron and stee! in dustries of the idea that they can -force water up hill. It is now admitted that the Iron markets must go much lower than the present level of prices. Market Gossip. Furnished by J. C. Goings, Commission Merchant, 112 East Fifth street, Topeka, Kan.,- receiver and shipper of grain. Argentine -shipments: ' Wheat. 1,392,000 bushels. - Chicago receipts: Wheat. 72 cars, graded 2; corn, 4S4 cars, graded 222; oats, -257 care. graaea jv. , umcago: Hogs, 25,000; cattle, l.smu. . Hogs 5c higher. No rain in the northwest. - Light frost at Fergus Falls,- Minnesota. Kansas Citv receiDts: Wheat. 84 cats. last year S2; corn, 14 cars, last year 6; oats. 7 cars, last year 4. Liverpool: Wheat, id higher; corn, d lower. London: Wheat, d higher. Kansas City: Hogs. 18,000: cattle. 2,900. Omaha: Hogs. 10.500: cattle, 2.000. Northwest receints wheat last vear: Du luth, 200 cars: Minneapolis, 344 cars. iso ram reportea in tne nortnwest. xne wheat market will boil today. The bull fever is on and prices will go much higher. Northwest receipts today; wneat. cars; Minneapolis. 312 cars. cmcago: intimated nogs lor (jnicagro tomorrow, 19,000 head. Buying orders from the northwest are quite numerous today. This wheat will sell higher. The continued absence or rain in tne northwest is very discouraging news for the sellers of wheat at these prices. Total clearances: Wheat ana nour, 000: corn, 3t'4.000. Closing Eiveroool cables: v neat, o higher; corn, d lower than yesterday. Primary receipts: Wheat. 661,000, last year TSii.000; corn, 506.000, last year, 795.000. Privileges goon tomorrow: ruts, juiy wheat. 70rAc: calls, 74c; puts, July corn, 3Sc; calls, 41c. New York Money Market. New York, June 8. MONEY Money on call nominal at li per cent. Prime mer r!ntiip rvr .ii-?t4 ner cent. Sterling: ex change strong with actual business in bankers' bills at Sl.STVi'n'i for demand and at $4.S5!-'.ftS4 for sixty days: posted rates, $4.5-5 and $1.8S. Commercial bills, $4.S3?i (&4.S5. slLVKK silver cerxmcaies. cwon;, ui silver. 60c; Mexican dollars, 4iViC BONDS Government steaay; reiuno ing 2s. when issued, registered, 103H: cou pon, 10334; 2s, registered.100: 3s, registered, 100: coupon. 109: new 4s. registered. 1341!: coupon, 134V4: old 4s, registered, 114V4: cou pon, 115',4; 5s, registered, 113:4; coupon, 113'.4. Cotton Market. New York, June 8. COTTON Spot cot ton closed ouiet. 11-lCc lower: middling uplands. 8 13-16c; middling gulf, 9 l-16c. Sales none. Butter Market New York, June 8. BUTTER Unset tled : creamery, extras, - 16il9c; factory, 14&16C Sugar Market New York. June 8. SUGAR Raw, steadv strong: refined firm, COFFEE Steady. Grain Lettei. WHEAT Liverpool cables were one-half pennv higher at the start tms morning and closed at an advance of over half a penny for the day, snowing plainly that their markets are following ours. The main bull feature was continued cry weather in the northwest. Every hour of drouth up there is telling and great ... 1, nlraav lll!tpd from the drouth, something that has never before 1 nappenea in me sinum before. This is a severe blow, as the norhwest could always be counted on to furnish all the wheat the other countries were short of. Shipments were liberal, but the market was so strong and ner vous that exporters made no new accept ances. As stated in our letter of yester day, the bull fever is just coming on and will have to run its course. "N C w ould not be at all surprised to see dollar wheat in the not far distant future and believe purchases on quick breaks will re turn enormous profits. CORN The big-'bull pools have picked up all the Julv corn they can and the market is now headed for new territory. Cash markets are improved and there is an excellent demand from all points of the compass, which never lets up for an instant. v,ii.- OATS Oats are strong and higher. There has been good investment buying aain today. . PROVISIONS Provisions were stronger and hisrher. July pork is very near the J12.M mark and looks like the advance would steadily continue, in sympathy with wheat and corn. This advance in grain is making plenty of monev for -Bully Old Kansas" and we are naturally feeling good Jer g Range ot Prices. Furnished by J. C. Goings. Commission Merchant. 112 East Fifth street. Topeka, Kan., receiver and shipper of grain. Ohieae-o. June S. Article. Open High Low Close Yes. WHEAT June .. July .. Aug. .. Cl 1 K N June .. July .. OATS June .. July .. FORK Ju'e .. Julv .. Sept .. LAUD June .. July .. 70?-4 714 70i 71 3v'4 35 7K ra 72- --70 '.3- 7'Hi 71-71'',. 72 71- S8 40 40 J- 3SU. 3SV2 22 22U- 21- Ts 22fa 11 87 2174 21 11 80 11 J-0 11 S5 f, 92 1 2 6 93 .11 9i) 11 90 11 M 11 90 11 75 11 S2 11 S7 11 90 6 P7 6 17 7 00 6 !i5 6 97 7 00 7 00 6 !i2-0; 6 'Jo RlliS June ... . Julv ... Sept ... WHRAT- .Tlllv . . . Sept ... COKN Julv ... Sept ... 6 TO 6 5 6 :-o 6 S3 fi S2-S5 6 b2-Sa 6 7 6 S7 6 00 c yo f, S'.'-'-o 6 SO KANSAS CITY;. C3 64 33-4 3li2 G4"i 6ii 37 37-a 3 62' i Cli 2" ' 35-a Ranges of Prices on Stocks. Furnshed by J. C. Goings, Commission Merchant. 112 East Fifth street. Topeka Kan., receiver and shipper of grain. New York. June 8. T 1 ' Op'njKighlLow iCl-se Yes Stocks I 1 ' 1 114 '115 9i I'O1 91 V 91 34! 31'-. 6i P9 3., 33 127 '12 10fi P'rt 115i:!i 25 1 2.W 71' 72 89'; !"-'-SO 793-4 B3'i! 51 73; 7314 534m 54 84".: 84 129U.1. !" 33; 34 5 "! 5- 2:; 2- 5S I 57 77!-..... 69 I 72 74'fc! 74 57: 59'-., 7S 78- 12 12 Sugar People's Gas .. Am. Tobiocj . A. S. & W P. R. T , Federal Steel . C. B. & Q. ... C, R. I. P C, M. & St. P.. 115'- 11 3 I 19-V 91--I 34V,! 34; V2V-! 127 I 1 tllsi l'i I lis 1 115; 254! 25 , 72i 71 So! 89 i I SO I 5-l 53! 73 1 7'! I 64- 53'-1 K4i M ISO's! 129'. 31 ! 33. 59 5Ki'-.j 27: 27 5! 5 79! 77 70 I 69 75 i 74 59! 57'; 79 I 78 12 I 12 34 v-l fS I 12-.4 1'tiVl 11SI 72i4l gSi-i 80 I 73 V. 54i lij r.i Atchison com.. Atchison ptd .. Manhattan Western Union Mo. Pacific U. Pac. pfd .. 1". Pac. com .. Atchison adj .. N. Y. Central.. S. Pac. piu C. C. C I f9 c. & o Reading pfd .. R. & O T. C. & I N. Pac. pfd .. N. Pac. coin .. I,. & N C. & G. W 27; SWA 7ft4 70 74 79 12 Ex-dividend 1 per cent. 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