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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL.. SATURDAY EVENING, JUNE 16, 1900..
6 0 Remember the sale continues until Saturday Evening, June 23rd. New goods are arriving continually, and it will be to your interest to attend this sale daily. We have increased our sales force and will be able to serve you promptly and satisfactorily. Tuesday Morning, Indies' Trimmed Hats, Special for Monday Wednesday Morning, Fan?y Waist Silks, 9c yd. .Monday Morning from 9 oclock until 9 minutes after 9, we sell Ladies Misses and Children's Shoes for 9c. Limit one pair to a customer. The Topeka Cash Dry Goods Co., 713-715 IIA1TSAS AVE DEEP LAID PLOT. Wm. Stryker Says Republicans Are Helping Jim Orr. Lending Aid to Defeat Nomina tion of David Martin. HE WILL BE NAMED. Mr. Stryker Says Martin Can Not Be Beaten. ' BOLL!! ER THE MAN Prominent Republicans Think He Will Bo Nominated. Especially Strong With Kansans Because They Know Him. ANTI TRUST TALK. All Think Coiiyention Should Go on Record. Platform Should Be Pronounced Against Trusts. Who will satisfy Kansans best for vice president on the Republican ticket and lio y.iu consider it wise for the Republi can party to ro on record against trusts? were questions put to several prominent Republicans this morning and the universal answer was that Dolliver was the Kansans' choice for the vice president's chair. They differed somewhat on the trust question when it came to djetail but all ugrreed that the party should declare iii;ainst trusts. Senator John T. Chaney said: "I be lieve that Kansas has but one choice for vice president and that is Dolliver. J. O. GILCHRIST. W. A. GILCHRIST GILCHRIST BROS. Livorv Bern RUBBER-TIRED RIGS, DOUBLE OH SINSX.E. Telephone 43. 703 Jackson St. He is a western man and is well known and l:ked in Kansas. During the time that he was sent here by the national committee to make speeches he made many friends and proved himself to be a strong reasoner and an orator. Of course, we had all read of him before but his comins to the state made ua all take more interest in him. "The trust question is one that we do not know all about and it is hard to tell exactly how far the party will go in regard, to it but it certainly will adopt a plank declaring against trusts and no matter how far they go with It the Democratic party will go still fur ther." H. C. Safford did not. hesitate an in stant before replying. He said: "Dolliver is the man for us and the party should not only go on record as being- against trusts but it should do something and do it hard. It is the proper thing to do and I believe they will do it. A. W. Dana said: "Roosevelt is a very popular man in .the west and partic ularly so in Kansas. He made many friends on his trip through the state by his speeches and he seems to have the western spirit. As he is not a can didate I think the majority of Kansans favor Mr. Dolliver who has spoken here several times both for the lecture bureau and on the stump. He made many personal friends here and of course a personal acquaintance cuts a ffreat figure in politics. He is a power and it would be difficult to make a bet ter choice. i "In reerard to the trusts I believe that something should be done but I do not think that they should Be exterminated. A wise and reasonable control of the trusts is the popular thing arid it must be done. I do not think the party should go to extremes in the matter and I do not believe it will. I believe that the Republicans can elect their ticket this fall even if they do not mention trusts in their platform, but it would be due to the great popularity of McKinley and the successful management of the ad ministration. However, I believe it would mean defeat four years later." T. F. Doran said: "It seems to me that Mr. Dolliver is the man the Kan sans want for vice president. In fact, I do not remember having heard much talk of anyone else. He is a strong, able man, and is from the west and that should be sufficient to give him the support of the Kansans. "In regard to the trusts, I believe that the pa.rty should take a stand against them although I do not believe in radical action in the matter. Con sidering the clamor against trusts it is the wise thing to go on record as against them." TURNERS LEAYE. conductor, Margaret Lutke, Portland, Oregon; medical director, Dr. H. A. "Warner, Topeka; guard, Jennie Rund lett, Ellis, Kan.; members executive committee, W. J. Combs, Emporia and E. G. Minor, Topeka; trustees, J. S. Mackey, Columbus, O., and M. "W. Whittemore, Chicago. J. M. Miller and the degree team of council No. 50 of this city installed the newly elected officers last night. LEGATIONS JESTROYED Continued from the First Page.J t Why suffer the pangs of rheumatism when 77ATJT Q RHEUMATIC CURE I $ t i gives 'quick relief and permanent cure. All Druggists. Price $1.00. 5 y - Topeka Men Go to Philadelphia to Compete For Prizes. The Topeka Turn Verein class leaves this evening at 5 o'clock in a special car over the Santa Fe. They go to at tend the national Turnfest to be held in Philadelphia from June 19 to 26. The car is gaily decorated with streamers and signs in colors running the whole length of the-car on each side reading, "Topeka Turn Verein. The party will first go to Chicago. A stop of only a few houra will be made. The journey eastward will then be re sumed over the Michigan Central. A stop of one day will be made at Niagara Falls. A short stop will also be made at Buffalo. From there they go direct to Philadelphia. At the conclusion of the Turnfest the party will visit some of the large east ern cities. Considerable time will be spent in the capital city, Washington. From there they will go to New York city. A visit will be made to the fa mous Coney Island. The return trip will be ma de direct to Chicago. Upon reach ing Chicago part of the class will come directly home. The others will spend considerable time in seeing the city and mo.Kmg excursions on the lake to Mil waukee. The Turnfest at Philadelphia promises to be a huge affair. Classes from 160 cities will be there. That means an at tendance of about 5.000. The Topeka class will contest in the followingevents: Fast rope climbing, hop, step and a jump, an exercise on three long "horses" and the wand exercise. In :he indidual contests Topeka will be represented by Tom Miller, Phillip Lesser, Fred Klinge and Frank Gutsch. The party expects to be away about one month. Following are the members cf the class who are taking the trip: Prof. Otto Wendelburg. Tony Bevers, Frank Gutsch, Harry Voegtle, Chas! Hoeland. Leo Krauss. Geo. Holtwick, Harry States. Otto Horaceck, Albert Vhecksfield, John Krauss, Thomas Mil ler, Milton Dwelly, Solon McGee, Geo Fensky, Frank Wahl. Otto Becker, Al bert Wahl, Harry Kietzmann, Bert Gil bert, Fred Roehrig, "Will Renker, "Wm. Wissmann, Fred Klinge, Phillip Lesser and Charles Marin. out wheel or animal transportation the relief column is in a bad way. The country will not afford either animals or vehicles and everything must be carried on the backs of the sailors or drawn by coolies. The regular troops with their quartermaster's department would be perfectly at home in such surroundings, and it is proba.ble that this consideration will enter into the probable resolution of the administra tion to send troops to China. BIG BILL OF DAMAGES. "Washington, June 16. It is said that the operations of the boxers are rolling up a heavy bill of damages against the Chinese government and this will be made the subject of a strong demand for indemnity by the United States as soon as order is restored in China. It is neia tnat under the terms of our treaty with China not only are Ameri can missionaries entitled to the protec tion of the Chinese government, but even their native converts. Accordin to the doctrine that we have laid down In the case of Turkish missionary claims the Chinese government can be held responsible for outrages commit ted against American citizens, even in times of rioting, If the government troops, its agents, fail to respond to call or participate tnemselves in the riot ing. 1 his is said to be the C9aa n.-lt'h iYia boxer disturbances. The particular treaty piuvision covering tne cases or the Amer ican missionaries and their native con vents is unique. It is contained in article 29 of the treaty of 1858, as follows: "The practice of the Christian 1-pHiHnn as professed by the Protestant and Ro man atnolie churches is recognized as teaching them to do good and do to others as they wished done to them. Hereafter those who quietly profess and teach these doctrines shall not be harassed or perse cuted, on account of their faith. Anv person, whether citizen of the United States or Chinese convert, who. accord ing to these tenets, peaceably teaches and practices the nrincioles of Christinnit v shall in no case be interfered with or mo lested. TROOPS JOIN THE BOXERS. Shanghai, June 16. According to in formation received here from foreign sources 10.009 imperial troors which were between Pekin and the interna tional forces advancing on that city nave disbanded and joined the boxers. It is asserted that the government of China does not consider itself respon sible for any encounter which may take p!ace. The native banks at Chin-Kiang closed business yesterday, fearing iroupie trom tne boxers. Excitement prevails in the Tang-Tse valley, out all is quiet at Che Foo in spite or alarming rumors to the con trary. HOLLAND TAKES A HAND. ine .Hague. June 16. The govern ment has instructed the governor gen eral of the Dutch East Indies. Herr W, Rooseboom. to dispatch a warship with troops u cnina. If Democrats Insist There .Will Be a Split. William Stryker, ex-state superin tendent, who is conducting the "Wa baunsee county institute, spent the day in Topeka visiting his political friends. Mr. Stryker is one of David Martin's warmest supporters and is confident that Mr. Martin will be the nominee of the fuslonists for associate justice. . "I have not one word to say aga,lnst Mr. Cannon or any other man who seeks the nomination as a Democrat," said Mr. Stryker, "but things are getting in to such shape that whoever makes a fight against Martin will have to face the charge that he is the tool of the railroads or at least the railroad candi date brought forward under a Demo cratic disguise. "The Democratic railroad managers can not organize against the Martin forces successfully. The Populists and Democrats of Kansas are too shrewd to be captured by a railroad scheme planned by the Republican and Demo cratic railroad officials jointly.. Mr. Orr f Atchison who is making the fight gainst Martin is said to have the back ing of the Republican railroad officials. and so the plans are made to overthrow Martin. "Martin will be the nominee for as sociate justice," continued Mr. Stryker. If the Democrats will not accept that then there will be a split. But, the time has not come in the fusion politics of the state when the Republicans aided and abetted by Democrats who really be long In the Republican party, can fur nish the candidates- for places on the supreme court. Mr. Stryker says the Populists are for Judge Martin and that Jim Orr s state ment, later shouldered by Mack Love, to the effect that the railroads will spend $50,000 to defeat Martin will as sure his nomination. "Such things as this establish a man's reputation," said Mr. Stryker. "The fact that the rail roads are against Martin makes him. Tit once a friend of the people." REPUBLICANS WAITING. Best Dining Car Service. QUAY ARRIVES. (Continued from First Pagre. the area alloted to the delegates. The alternates' seats are laid out on the same plan as the places of the dele gates, and they will also be seated in alphabetical order. SMITH HAS A PLATFORM. "Washington. June 16. Shortly be fore noon Postmaster General Smith arrived at the White House for a con sultation with the president before leaving for Philadelphia. The draft cf the platform prepared by him was sub mitted to Mr. McKinley. The confer ence lasted almost three-ciuarters of an hour. Mr. Smith left for Philadel phia at 12:45. K. AND L. OF S. OFFICERS. All Are Re-elected by the National Council. The Knights and Ladies of Security, after working all afternoon and even ing on the proposed changes in laws, got to the election of officers late last night. All the old officers were elected. They are: President. W. B. Kirkpatrick, Topeka; vice president, John A. Demp ster, Omaha; secretary, J. M. Wallace, pali Depot in Chicago on the Elevate! Ico? I iJie.xw3gftSSz BOOM FOR ELKINS. It Is Started by Senator Scott of West Virginia. Philadelphia, June 16. "Don"t you think it about time to launch the Elk ins vice presidential boom?" asked Senator Scott of West Virginia of a iciiuw iiiuiuer oi me national com mittee today, and then continued by expressing his own opinion. "For myself," he said, "I consider the time quite ripe, and I have wired our delegation to get an Elkins banner, string it to their car and come in with an Eikins shut. I think they will do this, and probably you will see the boom well floated when they get here tomorrow. And do you know, the con vention co-.-.ld not do better than to take my colleague in the senate for this important place. I think he would make a strong candidate, and an ex cellent vice president." Jack Frost Baking Powder for sale at Shawnee grocery. "Will Not Establish Headquarters Till They Hear From Chicago. The removal of the Republican head- ouartera to the new rooms either on Kansas avenue or on Seventh street, east, is being delayed until the estab lishment of the branch of the national committee headquarters at Chicago. This branch is in the hands of the national congressional committee, and has charge of the work of campaigning In the western states. From the Chicago headquarters the assignment of speakers for Kansas will be made, and until that work is under way the state committee can make no definite plans as to the future. It was the expectation that the na tional committee would begin business in Chicago today, but no announcement to that effect having been made it is the supposition among the Kansas Re publican managers that the opening will now be delayed until after the na tional convention next week. At that time, or at such time as these headauarters are established in Chi cago, the Kansas committee head quarters will begin active work of planning for the campaign. The out lines of routes foi speakers 'will be de termined; the dates and places to which the speakers will be sent; the polling of precincts, and other detail work will begin In earnest. The active speaking and "shelling the woods will begin in fceDtember, and by that time the Kansas committee hopes to have all of the preliminary work completed so that the campaign may be carried on unceasingly in every corner of the state until election day. It is practically assured that there will be no executive committee in con nection with the Republican state com mittee s work during this campaign. the whole committee instead holding monthly meetings, the work which has been generally in the hands of an ex ecutive committee being disposed of by the general committee. The committee will probably meet in Topeka Saturday evening, June 30 although the date has not been fixed by Chairman Albaugh. He said today: "The committee will prooably meet July 10. The last meeting was May and it is the plan to have the next meeting one month from that time, but some of the members of the committee arc east and will not return until after July 1." "What has been decided concerning the executive committee?" "No decision has been made," replied Mr. Albaugh. "The matter will be dis posed of by the committee at its next regular meeting. However, it is my opinion, personally only, that there will be no executive committee this year. The members of the committee who have expressed themselves and also the candidates believe that the state com mittee can do all the work, and that an executive committee : is unneces sary." LONG IN THE LEAD. Appears to Have the Backing of the Administration. Philadelphia, June 16. Speculation, gossip and informal conferences among national committeemen and other lead ing Republicans who are here have failed to indicate a crystallization of sentiment around any individual for the vice presidential nomination. Neither Senator Hanna nor those who are close to him give any intimation that the administration has a choice. The num ber of delegates who will vote for any man that the administration favors seems to accentuate the general im pression that the nominee will be the man most satisfactory to the president. "If you would take us into your con fidence on this vice presidential matter it would simplify the situation greatly and give us an opportunity to do what the president would like, said a prom inent Republican to Senator Hanna, and the reply he made was: "You know all that I know about it." Senator Hanna's only observation on the situation was that until the delega tions arrived and there was an oppor tunity fcr them to consult no conclusion could be reached. Senator Piatt's talk of Odell of New "Vork, caused a little nutter here, and Dolliver stock took an upward turn about the same time, the cause being the impression that in case Odell should be pressed by New Tork, there would be a concentration on the Iowa con gressman by those who do not favor the New Yorker. The candidacy of Lieutenant Gover nor Woodruff of New York is, still being kept in evidence by his friends, but ap parently without, any backing from the Republican managers and with the dis tinct disapproval of Senator Hanna. - When questioned regarding the state ment made by Senator Hanna to the ef fect that Mr. "Woodruff was not a sat isfactory candidate for the vice presi dency, the latter said: 'Had I any intimation from the ad ministration that my candidacy was not desirable I would not have allowed my friends to support me to the extent they have." Mr. Woodruff w-as asked if he would continue a candidate in the event of the New York delegation failing to support him, he replied: "There will be no such event. The position of Secretary Long causes considerable comment and it is being freely asked why the Long candidacy should proceed so far unless it has the tacit consent of the president. The fact that Long is a member of McKinley's cabinet gives rise to a widespread be lief that the secretary will finally re ceive the support of the administration; it such is the case, however, it is being carefully kept from view. Delegate Payne of the Iowa delega tion has arrived, he btoueht renewed assurances from Senator Allison that he could not and would not be a candidate for vice, president. Mr. Payne stated that Mr. Allison told him that he not only would not be a candidate but that if nominated he would decline. "If they should place me in nomination." the senator is represented as having said, "I will decline and I will find means of letting the delegates know my position before they leave the hall." Senator Fairbanks, of Indiana, has been besieged by those who were anx ious to know if he was a candidate for vice president. While he would not be interviewed, he did deny any aspira tions for the office. The position of Senator Fairbanks, however, is well known. He does not want the vice presidency. He likes a senatorial career and has every pros pect. of remaining in the senate as long as his party remains in power in Indi ana. However, there are a number of Republican leaders who think it possi ble that a contingency may arise where it will be necessary to nominate Sena tor Fairbanks. In such an event it is believed by those who know the sena tor's party loyalty, that he would ac cept. The fact that the name of Bartlett Tripp will be presented to the conven tion for vice president is not allowed to be hidden by the energetic men of the Pacific coast who are in charge of his interests. Just now they consist of Na tional Committeemen Ashton of Wash ington and Steele of Oregon. They will be reinforced when the delegations from Oregon and Washington arrive. Mr. Ashton had an interview with Sen ator Hanna and told him that the nom ination of Tripp would mean the re tention of a million and a half of votes known as gold standard Democrats; who would appreciate the compliment paid to them by naming a former staunch Cleveland Democrat, although he has left that party and joined the Republicans on tne money and expan sion issues. Mr. Ashton stays that Judge Tripp will be backed by many other western states besides Oregon and Washington. RUSTENBURG TAKEN. Botha's Next Stand Will Be at Paardkop. London, June 16. 4:15 P. M. The war office has received the following mes sage from Lord Roberts: "Pretoria, June 16. Rustenburg was occupied yesterday by Baden-Powell. A column starts from this place Jomorrow to meet Baden-Powell and repair the telegraph between. Pretoria "and Hus tenburg. ' "Hunter is moving from Potchefstrom. His advance brigade expects, to reach Johannesburg June 19." A dispatch from Laing's Nek dated today says Gen. Christian Botha's next stana will be at Paardkop but with a reduced force. The German ambulance captured by Gen. Buller has been sent to Durban, whence it will be allowed to return to the Transvaal via Delagoa Bay. 5:10 P. M. A -rumor, is rife in the city that -Lord Roberts is negotiating with President Kruger and Gen. Botha, through their wives regarding terms of surrender. REPUBLICS SEPARATED. London, June 16. Lord Roberts cables as follows: "Buller is at Standerton. Heidelberg will be occupied from this place shortly and then the Orange river colonv will be completely cut off from the Trans vaal. 'Baden-Powell renorts that t dis trict through which he nassed- is set tling down satisfactorily. Over one thousand stands of arms were surren dered and Hans Eloff and Piet Kruger, son of the president, were to make sub mission to him yesterday, having been previously disarmed on their farms. Botha s armv has retired and ia he- lieved to be at Middelburg.. Hia rear guard was surprised and entirely routed oy lan mammon's mounted infantry." The war office has received the fol lowing dispatch from General Buller: J-aing's Nek, June 15 (Friday) Now that Natal is clear of the enemv I wish to call attention to the disgraceful way in wnien private proDertv was treated in the part of the colony they occupied. Their wilful and needless damage is visible everywhere. That this nas been done with the consent cf the leaders is proved by the fact that while in Charlestown every house was wreck ed in Volksrust, two miles off, but in the Transvaal, every house was in tact." SUBURBAN HANDICAP. HAY Choice timothy J10.0Og.10.50; cholcd prairie, $6.5u$7.00. BUTTER Creamery, KlTc; aiiTt fancy. 14c. ... EGGS Fresh, 8c ' : Harket Gossip. Chicago: Wheat, 12; corn, 6S1; oats,; 2at A few showers in South Dakota and some in North Dakota. Estimated hogs for Chicago - Monday, 34.000 head. Liverpool: Wheat, l&d higher; corn, higher. Northwest receipts of wheat last year; Duluth. 223 cars; Minneapolis, 364. cars. Omaha: Hogs, 6,500; cattle. 25. Puts on Chicago July wheat, good Mon day, 75Uc; calls, 77Hc; puts on July corn, 3iasc: calls, 408C. Kansas City receipts: Wheat. 94 cars, last year 76; corn, W cars, last year 43; oats, 7 cars, last year 2. Bank statement: Reserve, increase ja75, 500: lnana Increase S3.248.3uO: specie, de crease tl,33S,0O0; legals. Increase $M65,7G0; de posits, increase ,it,aw; tuuuiitiiyji, in crease 4s7,800. - Estimated cars for Monday at Chicago! Wheat, 95; corn, 740; oats, 300. Duluth gets 91 cars wheat today. Topeka Markets Today.. Topeka, June 14. CATTLE. COWS ?2.6y93.75. DRY LOT STEERS 4.0(Kr4.50. DRY LOT HIFERS J4.06sji4.5O. HOGS. . LIGHT $4.45(54.65. MEDIUM AND HEAVY 14.5521.75. 3RAIN. NO. 2 WHEAT &Jc. NO. 2 CORN 34c. NO. 2 OATS 22HS23C ' " - HAY $5.00. PRODUCE. EGGS 9 cents. CHICKENS 66 cent. BUTTER 13c Ethelbert the Big Favorite at Skeepshead Bay Race. New York, June IS. Not since the suburban was flflrst run at the track of the Coney Island Jockey club at Sheepshead Bay has there been such a fine field of horses engaged as will go to the post today for the classic event. All of the best horses in training are enter ed, and the contest bids fair to be record breaker, so that the winner is likely to walk back to the judge's stand and receive something better than the 2:05 which greeted Salvatedor ten years ago when he won his match with Tenny, his great rival. The list of entries, weights and Jockeys is as follows: Ethelbert, 130, Maher. Imp, 128, O'Conner. Jean Beraud, 127, Turner. Kinley Mac, 125, McCue. John Bright. 119, Spencer. Prince McClurg, 117, Winkfleld. .Raffaello, 113. Jenkins. Intrusive, 111, Saw. Petruchio, 102. Rausch. Survivor, 100, Mitchell. Guden, 108, Odom. Sarmatian, 99. Henry, Herbert. 06. Black. Down on the track early today these were scores of people out to watch ex ercising of the candidates, and when all had been sent over the fast track, the discussion over the chances of the lot was long and earnest. The great 4 year old Ethelbert, winner of many stakes as a 3 year old, of the Metropolitan handicap and the match with Jean Beraud as a 4 year old and up to the present time is the pronounc ed favorite. Few were.willing to make bets that he could be beaten in the race today. This is surprising in view of the tact tnat imp and Jean Beraud are against him. There is no doubt of his starting, for the track is dry and fast and the day is fair, all of which things Perry Belmont thinks are necessary to have him go to the post. Next to Ethelbert come Jean Beraud and Imp, the former the best 2 year old of his year and the latter one of the best. Unquestionably Jean Beraud is in better condition than when he raced with Ethelbert two weeks ago. Imp, who last season won the suburban in fast time and beat Ethelbert in the Brighton cup will stand a drive for the whole route of a long race, and never quit. If she is beaten it will have to be by a better horse. John Bright comes out of the west with a reputation which easterners are disposed to scout. Kin ley Mac is not likely to have a wet track today as he did when he von the Brook lyn handicap; and his legs have not the confidence of betters. Rafaello is entitled to consideration in view of his good work In the handicap, while Petruchio with his Brooklyn derby behind him has some friends who think ha has a good chance to win with his light weight. The others will all have their Mends, but they will be swamped in the wave of popularity w hich .sweeps Ethelbert on. One feature of today's race will never probably be repeated. It has always been the custom in the big race tor the lightweights to go out and make the D.aoe, but this time all three of the top weights do their best work in front and ' will try to break each other's hearts today from the fall of the nag. ah oi mem can run tne nrst half in better than 43 seconds, and Imp and Ethelbert can keep on at about the same pace. Jean Beraud mav do it too, and one of the grandest finishes ever seen on a race track is likely to result. NICK CHILES-ABROAD. Experience of s Breezy Representa tive of a "Colored". Newspaper. Philadelphia, Pa., June 16. A breezy colored man floated into the corridor of the Walton and announced himself as the business manager of the Topeka Plain Dealer. From the lapal of his coat hung three orange ribbons, upon which were printed the advant ages of Kansas wheat, politics, and newspapers. The streamers were fas tened to his coat with a two-inch but ton bearing McKinley's. picture. "Where's Hanna?" was his first query. No reply came from thfe won dering spectators. "I represent the only 'colored' news paper worth reading, and I'm here to do business with the committee." the advance agent continued, without no ticing the silence. Some one ventured that the commit tee might be found on tne tenth floor. "That's where I do business," said the hustler", as he grabbed a pile of papers from a pickaninny, who was almost hidden by a bunch of streamers, and made for the elevator. Carter, the committeemen's door keeper, did not take kindly to the ad vance of the Kansan, and his papers were not distributed. Leaving a lot of caras Dearmg the name of "Nick Chiles," the African went down town again to hunt up the Kansas delega Topeka Hide Market. Topeka, June 18. Based on Chfcago and Boston quota tions. The following are net prices paid in Topeka this week: GREEN SALT CURED 6c NO. 1 TALLOW 3'c. GREEN SALT HALF CURED So. . New York Money Market. New York, June 16. MONRY Money on call easy at 2 per cent; prime mereantllt paper, SH'S44 per cent. Sterling exchange steady with actual business in bankers' bills, at 4.87Hi'4 for demand and at $4.4 for sixty days; posted rates. $4.s5j and I4.88H: commercial bills. $4.g4t4- SILVER Silver certificates. &lc; bar silver. UVUhic; Mexican dollars, 47c. BONDS State bonds inactive; railway bonds heavy; government bunds easy; re fundings, when issued, registered, 104; coupon, KB1,; 2s. registered, 100: 3s, reg istered, 100; coupon. Iu9; new 4s, registered, 134; coupons, 134; old 4s, registered. 114V; coupon. 115Vi: 5s. registered. IMAi coupons, II314. Cotton Market. Galveston. Texas. June 16. COTTON Quiet, Sc. isew York. June 16. COTTON soot cot ton closed dull: middlings, 9 10-ltic; gulf. 9 1-16C. Sales, 30 bales. TODAY'S MAKRET REPORT. Chicago, June 16. WHEAT The wheat market today was broad, excited Hnrt strong. The fact that there qrarolv an., rain in Minnesota or North Dakota was tne main tactor. Liverpool closed t quarter higher and crops from the north west very unravoraDle. France,, it was reported would have to import 30.000,000 bushels of wheat. Illinois claimed dam ages from heavy rains yesterdav. Heavv outside interest in the market was appar ent. July opened lc to c over vesterday at from 75c to 74c. Most of the trading was at 5c, the highest prices since last October. Heavy realizing sales crushed July back to 74c. but the market re bounded to 75c, when the pressure from longs ceased, the demand still being verv heavy. Local receipts were 72 cars, one of contract grade. Minneapolis and Du luth reported 451 cars against 470 last week and 587 a year ago. The demand con tinued unabated to the end and July later advanced to 75c. On profit-taking the markets reacted some, but closed strong, July IV-iQiie over yesterday at 75Mi'fjVic. CORN Corn was fairly active and firm. July opened "igSc higher at Sfls-gc to 3ft'ic eased to 33c. and then rallied to 3S?-j'5c. Receipts here 6S1 cars. The mar ket later touched 39gc. and closed strong, c higher than yesterday at 3ic. OATS Oats were quiet but firm, shorts covering on the strength of wheat. July opened c higher at 22ic, and sold to 22,'iQ. Receipts here were 256 cars. PROVISIONS Provisions were Btnr and moderately active. Hog receipts were ngnt. tne mantel at tne yards nrm. The wheat buoyancy was an Important factor. July pork opened 10'al2c higher at S1 1.35. touched $11.30, and later reacted to $11.40 ; July lard opened 7-ic higher at $6.00 and sold to ;t,.fi2u,; July ribs opened 7c high er at $0.60 and advanced to $6.7ti,. FLAX Cash: N. W., $1.80; S. W., $1.80. RYE 55Hhc. TIMOTHY September, $2.75. Butter Market. New York, June 16. BUTTER Firm. Creamery extras. 15'4'S19c: factory. 143 15c. Sugar Market. New York, June 16. SUGAR Raw strong; retlned firm. COFFEE Weak ; No. 7 Rio, 8c Grain Lettei. WHEAT Liverpool cables were strong er than anticipated today and continued dry weather In the northwest, -causing se vere damage beyond all question. The most rabid bear has now given it up and bear traders who went tc see the crop, or sent good men. have admitted that it is a fact that spring wheat is in very bad shape and there will be .a calamity unless rains comes in the next three or four days. Cash markets are improving and the foreigners who are always slow to be lieve crop damage reports are awakening to the realization that with dark political clouds gathering in the Orient, Involving two of the greatest wheat producing coun tries in tha world and short wheat crop for America, beyond question wheat will be worth more money than for years. . We believe the market is virtually on rock bottom and that purchases on breaks will result in enormous profits, if protect ed with reasonable margins and a littia patience. CORN Corn advanced a half a cent a bushel In sympathy with wheat. The cash markets were not strong and receipts heavy. OATS Oats were strong. PROVISIONS Pork has turned toward the $12.00 mark again and will probably go higher. Hogs were higher at tne yarns. Speculation will spread to pork sooner or . later. We feel kindly to pork and believe purchases will be profitable. J. C. GOINGS. Article. WHEAT June ... July ... ' Aug. ... ' COKN- June ... July ... Aug. ... .v. July Range of Prices. Chicago, June 16. Open High Low Close Yes. 5-74'4 75V4 '5- 76ft 3S-14 39 39 40 Auk. ... 22Vi PORK. June July ...1130 Sept ...1150 LA K June July Sept RIBS June July Sept 22- 23 6 57 6 70 6 60 6 65 22 11 50 11 67 6 67 6 77 6 70 74 39 3i 22y 11 30 11 45 6 57 6 65 6 60 6 65 744 7314 751,-H 74 75'.-6 tl;i 33i 3ii 3b3i 3.S" 3. 22; 22 22MS-23 226,- 22U 22vt Ice cream and cake at the Shawnee grocery at 2 cents a dish, made by Baughman Bros. Come and see us. The pupils of Mrs. Violet B. McCoy, assisted by a ladies' chorus of 25 voices, will give their annual recital Monday evening, June 25, at the Grand Opera house. Free! Free!! Free!! Chicaso Livestock Market. Chicago, June 16 CATTLE Receipts. 200; nominally steady. Good to prime steers, SS.10fi5.75: poor to medium, $4.50 5.00: stockers and feeders. $3.50i5.00: cows $3.00fi4.0; heifers. $3.255.00: canners. $2.35 I&3.00; bulls. 3.Kn64.Sn: calves. S5.00T7.00; Texas fed steers, $4.65t5.35: Texas grass ers. SS.Si.lO; Texas bulls. $3.15?3.65. HOGS Receipts todav. 12.H0; Mondav, 33.000: left over, 3.4S3. Mostly 214 to 5 cents higher, closing easy. Mixed and butchers' S4.ir5.121: good to choce heavv. $5.05'i) 5.1214: rough heavy, $4.905.00; light, $1.35 5.12U.; bulk of sales, $5.10. SHEEP Receipts. 3.000: steady. Good to choice wethers, $4.75i5.30; fair to choice mixed, J4.0Ofi6.00: western sheep, $4,753; 5.20: yearlings. $5.505.90; native lambs, $5.006.90: weswrn lambs, $6.(XS6.85; spring lambs. $5.007.25. - Official receipts and shipments for yes terdav: Cattle Receipts, 2 553: shipments, 2 6S?. Hogs Receipts. 1K.615: shipments. 3.640. Sheep Receipts, 5,553: shipments, 871. Kansa3 City LivestockMarket. Kansas City. Mo.. June 16. CATTLE Receipts, 100. Market unchanged. Native steers, $4.00 5.50: Texas steers, $3.25 5.25: Texas cows. $2.!04.25: native cows and heifers. $2.305.15: stockers and feeders, $3.254.95: bulls, $3.00 4.75. HOGS Receipts, 5.000. Market steady to sTronir. Bulk of sales. $4.S54.&21: heavv $4.85 5.00: packers. $4.85'a 1.95: mix ed $4 $o4.90: light, $4. 804.87' 2 ; yorkers, $i.R54.S74; piS3. $4.65t'4.87Vs. SHEEP No market. Kai3a3 City Produca Market. Kansas City, Mo., June 15. WHEAT July. Wfl4e: September. 6Hc. Cash: No. 2 hard. 6667'c: No. 3, Ci'U'XVkc: No. 2 red. Wfi70c: No. 3. 666?c. CORN July, 36Hc: September. 3674c Cash: No. 2 mixed. 37Ul5Hc; No. 2 white, 3SV.Ue: No. 3, 38c. OATS No. 2 white, 24525,.ic RYE No. 2, 53c. WHEAT July ... 65'4 Sept ... 67T4 ... Sept ... 37 KANSAS CITY. 11 50 11 50 11 67 6 70 6 70 6 77 6 70 ' 6 70 6 75 66V4 68 37 54 67 3H4 66H 6SV8 3ST4 11 22 11 22 11 40 6 52 6 52 6 60 e 53 c 55 6 60 5'4 6714 364 3t Ranges of Prices on Stocks. , New York, June 16. Stocks i 11 Op' n jHlgh 1 Low jCl'se jYes. Sugar People's Gas .. Am. Tobacco .. A. S. W Federal Steel .. C, B. & Q C. R. I. & P .. C, M. & St. P.. Atchison com.. Atchison pfd Manhattan Western Union Mo. Pacific .... U. Pac. pfd .. U. Pac. com . . Atchison adj .. N. Y. Central.. So. Pac. pfd .. C. C C C. & O Reading pfd .. B. & O T. C. & I N. Pac. pfd .... N. Pac. com.... L. & N C. & G. W J 115 11?4 M SW?I 34 344 684 t'i 31 31'4 125U 126 1H5'-:, 105H 113- 113H 25-Ts, 25S, 70V 70Si 881, fcfll 51 51 72f 72-il 52K, 52S,; KS S34 129 12'.K,; 31 31 57 572 .26 i 2i 57i,j 57U 74' 7i, mi 6641 73VI 73ii 55 i 55 I 76 y 76 68 89 i 98 ! 9fi 89H' SO5. 3"H 33S,! 34i4 67i' 67! 6Sj 31H4I 302! 31 124j 1241-;, IK'-, 104i l(M"4,ll0 112V H2i 114 242 24'2' M! 70 ! iis 88 I 8H4 3W41 79'!, 4Wv 51 '4 72V 73 5 V, 62 S3V 84 I2SV130 31 i i'l'a 57 V 25 V 264 56 ! 58 74V 76V4 05 i 57 73 ! 73 51V- 56i 74 ) 77 lO'.ii 1054 69?& 804 ! ' 4:V 72U; 5.14! 83, 1 1 '.'- 31 I 57i 25V 55V 74'4i 64 . I 73 I 51' 1041 Telephon 273. J. C. GOINGS, Commission Merchant, GRAIN AND PROVISIONS. Receiver and Shipper of Grain. 112 East Fifth StrssL Leased private market and (?ossip wlr to Chicago. Always in the market for cash grain. Consignments of grain and correspondence solicited.