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Indisputable Evidence.
You have read our oft-repeated statement, " In use for over 30 years." It
was in the early sixties that Dr. Pitcher first made use of the prescription now
universally known as Castoria. With a record of over fifty, under five years of age,
cut of every hundred deaths, it was the AMBITION OF EVERY PHYSICIAN to
discover a remedy suitable for the ailments of infants and children thatwould
decrease this distressing mortality. In Castoria that relief has been found.
' Let us take the statistics covering the deaths in the City of New York for
the past 30 years, and here we find the benificent effects of a combination of drugs
excluding opiates and narcotics so long sought for, namely: CASTORIA.
Of the total number of deaths in New York City in 1870, 50 per cent, were
under five years of age; in 1880, 46 per cent.; in 1890, 40 per cent.; in IS0J, 35
per cent. only. Just stop to think of it.
Until 1897 no counterfeits or imitations of Castoria appeared on drug store shelves,
but since that date Mr. Fletcher has been called upon to suppress a number of these
frauds. While the record for 1900 does not come down to our. expectation it is
owing to the carelessness of mothers when buying Castoria, The signature of Chas.
H. Fletcher is the only safeguard, and he alone is authorized to use the doctor's name.
.Vegetable Preparationfor As
similating the Food and Regula
ting the Stomachs and Dowels of
Promotes Digestion.Cbeerful-
ness and Kesr.contains neitner
Opium.Morphine nor Mineral.
Not Nahcotic.
Mtmfit of Old OrSAMVLL PfTUJEB.
Hirr S,d -
A perfect Remedy forCoRstipa
tioa. Sour Stomach.Diarrhoea
Worms .Convulsions Teverish
ness and LOSS OF SLEEP.
Tac Simile Signature of
The Kind You Ilava Always Bought, and wliicli lias been,
in use for over SO years, has borne the signature of
- and has been made under bis per-
J1'- eonal supervision since its Infancy.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and" Just-as-good "are but?
Experiments that trifle with and endang-er the health ofi
Infante and Children Experience against Experiment.
Castoria Is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Fare'
goric, Drops and Soothing1 Syrups. It Is Pleasant. Ifi
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotfo
substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething' Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Dowels, giving healthy and natural sleep
The Children's Panacea The Mother's Friend.
Sears the Signature of
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
(Continued from First Page.)
for the introduction of testimony Judge
Hazen said:
"Complaint has been made to me of
parties talking about this case in the
presence of the jury. I warn you all
now that anyone found doing this will
be punished. It makes no difference
who it is or on which side they are.
If this does not cease some one will cer
tainly suffer."
Complaint was made to Judge Hazen
that during the morning recesses and
at noon the jurymen were annoyed by
parties interested in the case talking m
their presence so that they could not
fail to hear and commenting upon the
cae. Several of the jurymen com
plained to Judge Hazen about it. The
Jurymen, when they left the court room,
went in pairs and used every effort
to keep out of hearing of persons who
talked about the case, but they were
followed and people interested made an
effort to talk for their benefit.
At the Wednesday afternoon session
of the Hall murder trial the attorneys
for the prosecution attempted to show
by the physicians called as witnesses
that the death of George Head was
caused by the fracture of the skull.
The defense attempted to show that
for the reason that Head had been a
drinking man that his skull was brittle
and easily fractured and that a healthy
man would have survived the shock.
The physicians all testified in sub
stance to the same effect and agreed
that the fact that Head was addicted
to the use of liquor had little to do
with his death and that any man re
ceiving the same kind of an injury
would have been killed.
The defense wished to prove that as
Head was not knocked to the ground
by the blow and was not greatly stag
gered that it was therefore a light blow.
The physicians admitted that it was
extraordinary that Head was not felled
to the ground but they agreed that a
blow that would produce the fracture
of the skull as shown bv the autopsy
must have been severe and a light blow
would not have fractured the skull.
L. Coy, who was conducting the
religious meeting where Hall's trouble
with Head occurred, was called to the
"You' heard the blow struck by Hall?"
asked Attorney Nichols.
"I did," replied Coy.
"How far away were you'
"About 20 feet."
On cross-examination Attorney Ens-
TnlIF?r Baid: "Was Head intoxica
ted ?
"I thought he was," replied Coy.
"Did he say anvthins- u hiu v.on
Was holding the meeting?"
"He said "Ahmen.' "
"Did he say it to ridicule you'"
"I thought so."
Did any of your lKmd ask Head to be
fillet? "
"Did Hall go to him and ask him to
keep quiet?"
"Yes, he went to him first and told
fcim to be Ciuiet."
"Did Head keep quiet?"
"'Xo' he kept cry'njr 'Ahmen and
Glory to God' until Hall went to iiim
the second time."
"Did he disturb your meeting?"
"I don't think he did. Such men as
he were the ones we wanted at our
On redirect examination Attorney
Nichols said: "Did anv nf vom.
"I think thev did."
The testimony of Dr. H. B. Hogeboom,
the coroner, in the Hall murder case, was
very interesting. It continued as follows:
"Was there anything about the liver
that would cause the death of this man?"
"Was there anything about the brain
that would cause death?"
"Xo, not at once."
"Did you find anything sufficient to
produce his death except the fracture of
his skull?"
"Was the fracture large or small?"
"It was large."
"Is such a fracture fatal?"
"Whether the person had an alcoholic
brain or not?"
Attorney Ensminger then took up the
"Do people ever live with a fractured
"Would a person's vitality have any
thing to do with a person's recovery?"
"In this fracture the bone was not
"What kind of a blow would you say
caused the fracture?"
"A heavy blow."
Dr. L. Y. Grubbs was the next witness
"U'ere you present at the autopsy held
over the, body of George Head?" asked
Attorney H ungate.
'I was." replied Dr. Grubbs.
"Was it an extensive or a slight frac
ture?" "it was extensive."
"What would vou sav was the cause of
the death of this man?"
"The effusion on the brain." '
"And what caused the effusion?"
"The fracture of the skull."
"If a man had been a drinking man
would that have anything to do with his
power- to resist such a fracture?" asked
Attorney Ensminger on cross-examination.
"What would be necessary to produce
such a fracture as this?"
"A severe blow."
"Is not the fact that the man was
knocked down and not knocked to his
knees be very extraordinary?"
"Yes; I would suppose from the wound
that he would have been knocked down."
"Would the fact that a man had an al
coholic brain contribute to the result?"
On redirect examination Attorney Hun
gate asked if men did not frequently re
ceive such fractures and live ror some
time, and Dr. Grubbs said such cases
have been known.
Dr. L. H. Munn was the next witness
called by the state.
"You saw the autopsy performed upon
the body of George W. Head?" asked At
torney Hungate.
"I did." replied Dr. Munn.
"What, in your opinion, caused the
death of this man?"
"The direct cause was a fracture of the
On cross-examination Attorney Ensmin
ger said:
"Did you find the brain affected by alco
hol?" "Yes."
"How did you find the heart?"
"I found it alcoholic."
Dr. K. E. Buckmaster's testimony was
in effect the same as the other physi
cians. H. L. Herring, proprietor of the Adams
house in North Topeka, was the next
witness called and questioned by Attorney
"Were you present when George Head
was hit?"
"Yes," replied Mr. Herring. "I was sit
ting on the front steps of the hotel."
"Where was Head just before tha In
Jury took place?"
"He was standing on the curbstona."
"Did you see Hall there?"
"Where was be?"
"He was leaning against h side steps
of the hotel."
"What was the first thing you jsaw sam
cerning the trouble?"
"The excitement in thj nrn-wfl M
".What iiM mjety r .
"I saw Hall bringing Head out of the
crowd. Hall swung him around in front
of him."
"What did you see next?"
"Hall struck him."
"Where were thev?"
"About the middle of the sidewalk."
"What was their position?"
"Head had his hands up as if command
ing Hall to wait."
"Which way was Head facing when
Hall struck him?"
"Head was facing me."
"Did you watch them just previous to
the time Hall struck Head?"
"How did Hall strike him?"
"Hall struck him on the head with his
policeman's club."
"Was Head making any effort against
"What did Head dor'
"He walked over to a lamp post and
took hold of it."
"What happened then?"
"Hall was taking Head toward the de
pot." On cross-examination Attorney Ensmin
ger said:
Did you see Head before the trouble?"
"Did Head have his hands clenched?"
"Did he say anything?"
"He said 'Wait!' "
"Did Head take hold of the lamp post
to support mmseir
"Is it not a fact that he took hold of
the lamp post to keep Hall from arrest
ing mm;'
"What kind of a blow was It Hall
"A short, auick blow."
On redirect examination Attorney Nich
ols said: "Did Head wear a hat.'
"How did it sound when Hall struck
"Like 'a dull thud." "
The court adjourned until Thursday.
Austin George United in Marriage to
Miss Pearl Hutchings.
Smith Center, Dec. 5. The marriage
of Austin George to Miss Pearl Hutch
ings, the accomplished daughter of V.
Hutchings, one of the editors and pro
prietors of the Smith Center Pioneer,
was solemnized at the home of the
bride's parents last night in the pres
ence of a house full of relatives and
invited guests.
The bride and groom have grown up
in Smith county, honored and loved by
their large circle of acauaintances.
Mr. George was one of the successful
ones in the late land drawing iij Okla
homa, securing a good farm, upon
which he will make his home in the
future. A large reception followed,
which was attended by about all the
people of Smith Center.
Trolley Conductor Loses 11 is
Life Under Switch Engine.
Chicago, Dec. 5. "While guarding the
lives of passengers In his trolley car,
Conductor Michael J. Dunworth, of the
South Halstead street line, lost his life
at a grade crossing last night.
The car, north-bound, was crowded
with people going to the stock show.
As it approached the Grand Trunk
tracks at Fortieth street Dunworth ran
ahead to see if the way was clear. A
passenger train was approaching from
the east. While he was still swinging
the danger signal, a switch engine ap
proaching from the west ground him
to death in sight of the horrified pas
sengers ou the car.
Formal Petition Presented to
Mayor by Humane Society.
Weak Spots in City Ordinance
Pointed Out.
Want Police Given Authority to
Care For Neglected Animals.
Committee Asked to Wait For
Supreme Court Decision.
A petition has been received In behalf
of the horses of Topeka for a revision
of the ordinances providing for 'the pro
tection of dumb animals. The petition
was presented to Mayor Hughes Wed
nesday afternoon by Samuel T. Howe,
Jesse Shaw and A. Wyman, all prom
inent members of the Foster Humane
The Foster Humane society, as a rep
resentative of the horse population of
Topeka, has discovered that there are
not enough provisions in the cruelty to
animals ordinance to cover the work
which the society desires to do.
There is nothing to authorize the po
lice to stable a horse which is left un
blanketed out in the cold.
There is nothing to warrant the police
in trying to doctor a horse taken sick
while hitched on the street.
There is no provision for the con
demning and killing of sick or crippled
horses. 1
It would be risky for the police, or
anyone else, to do any of these things,
because whoever did them would be
personally liable for the cost or dam
age incurred.
The result of the conference between
Mayor Hughes and the Humane society
officers was a decision that a new or
dinance shall be drawn up by E. S.
Quinton, attorney for the Foster Hu
mane society, and presented at the next
meeting of the council.
What the delegation from the Hu
mane society originally wanted was an
order from Mayor Hughes instructing
Chief Stahl to attend to the work which
the society is trying to do. Mayor
Hughes declined to grant any order of
this kind. He said:
"I wish you gentlemen would cone
back next week and take up this mat
ter with me. I don't feel like starting
in on a campaign of this kind without
knowing that I am to be here to see it
through. I expect that next Saturday
the supreme court will have a decision
ready in my case, and then, if I am
mayor, I will do all I can to aid you.
It Mr. Parker gets the office, I fell sure
that he would rather start the thing in
his own way. He is a horseman, and
perhaps has a warmer place in his
heart for horses than even I would
The committee from the Humane so
ciety explained in some detail the
things which they desired to accom
plish, and it was then decided, upon in
vestigating the ordinances, that a new
ordinance would be necessary to accom
plish the work.
"I remember one case," said Jesse
Shaw, "where a horse was taken sick
while hitched on the street, and the
owner was no where to be found. A
policeman called a veterinary to look
at the horse, and see what could be
done for the animal, which was evi
dently suffering great pain. The vet
erinary looked at the horse, and said,
'Yes, I could give it a dose which would
probably fix it all right, but I won't do
it without authority. If the horse should
die, the owner would hold me responsi
ble." There was apparently nothing
which could be done for the suffering
horse, because no one had authority to
do anything."
One of the principal things which the
Humane society desires to be prepared
for is the care of horses which may be
left tinblanketed on the' street during
the coming winter. Horses are some
times left standing all day without feed
or water. The city ordinance provides
a penalty for the owner of such a
horse or horses, but does not specify
any way in which the horse may be re
lieved. The police have no authority
to take up a horse unless it is a stray.
"A short time ago," said one of the
committee, "a policeman in North To
peka took up a team which had been
hitched on Kansas avenue from 7 in
the morning till 6 at night, without feed
or water. He took the team to the po
lice station, and asked what he should
do with it. Chief Stahl declined to
authorize the policeman to put the team
in a stable to be fed and cared for,
because the city would be liable for the
cost. The team was turned into the
pound, and cared for as well as possi
ble." The only way provided by law for the
condemnation and killing of worthless
horses and other animals is by putting
them in the pound for ten days, after
which, if the animal is not claimed,
and is appraised at less than J5, it may
be killed by the police.
In spite of the lack of a city ordi
nance on the subject, the Humane so
ciety has been proceeding under a state
law, and has during the past year, had
0 broken down and crippled horses
condemned and killed. It has been cus
tomary to call in a veterinary, and if
he decided that the horse was past
hope, to have the animal killed. The
question then arose as to who should
pay for taking the animal to the cre
matory. The crematory balks at haul
ing the animals under the city's general
contract for unclaimed dead animals,
and the erstwhile owner of the animal
wants nothing further to do with the
case. Several times it has been hard
for the Humane society to get rid of the
carcasses of animals which have been
"legally executed." Mayor Hughes told
the committee yesterday that the pro
posed ordinance ought to make it spec
ific that animals killed by order of the
city must be taken care of by the new
desiccating works under the general
The President Receives Him and In
vites Him to Luncheon.
Washington, Dec. 5. Colonel Metcalf,
who succeeded Colonel Funston in com
mand of the Twentieth Kansas regi
ment in the Philippines, called upon the
president with Senator Burton. He
was invited to return and lunch with
the president.
Bugar Market.
New York, Dec. 5. SUGAR Raw
steady. Fair refining. 3Ue: centrifugal, 96
test. 3c: molasses sugar. 3c. Refined
steadv. Crushed, J5.40; powdered. $5.00;
granulated. $4.90.
COFFEE Barely steady. No. 7 Rio,
Cotton Market.
Galveston, Dec. 6. COTTON Firm at
Topeka Hide Market.
TODeka, Dec. 5.
Prices paid In Topeka this week. Based
on Boston auotatiohs.
General Chaffee Shuts Up Those
in Two Provinces.
(Quartermaster Ordered to Pay
Mo More Rents For Quarters.
Money and Other Things Were
Finding Their Way
Into the Camps of the Insurgent
Manila, Dec. 5. General Chaffee has
issued orders for the closing of all ports
in the Laguna and Batangas provinces.
The quartermasters there will cease
paying rents to the Filipinos for build
ings used for military purposes, as it is
known that a large proportion of the
money finds its way to the insurgents
in the shape of contributions and Gen.
eral Chaffee intends that no more gov
ernment funds shall find their way into
the hands of the enemy. The reason
for closing the ports is that too many
supplies are found to be getting into
the possession of the insurgents.
General Chaffee intends giving Gen.
Bell, commanding the troops in the
Batangas province, every assistance
he may require to subdue the insur
rection. Governor Taft is improving
rapidly and now expects to return to
the United States on the government
transport Grant which will sail before
Chicago, Dec. 6. WHEAT Buying ev
erywhere, such as characterized the mar
ket here yesterday, started in on a tre
mendous scale today and sent prices in all
pits skyward with leaps and bounds.Trade
in wheat especially was enormous, easily
passing record marks. Even though Liv
erpool showed practically no response to
the bullish enthusiasm here, prices at the
opening were well ahead, of the close yes
terday. Speculation was' of a spectacular
nature, hundreds of countrymen in Buf
falo overcoats and cowhide boots, who are
here for the live stock exhibition, were
were present on the floor buying eagerly.
December wheat opened 41 Vic to Vac
higher, at 75V25g"5?ic, and quickly jumped
to 76Vic. May opened c up, at 79
80c, and started after the record price
made for this crop, quickly selling up to
80c. Every one in the pit was doing
something. Buying orders still come in
from the country at the same time profit
taking was going on on a very extensive
scale. Local professionals in most cases
were bulls. Scanty receipts had consider
able influence, both local and northwest
ern being very light. Toward the end of
the first hour selling became somewhat
prominent, but without pressure, and buy
ers were ready to take everything at any
show of a decline. Local receipts were 3S
cars none of contract grade; Minneapolis
and Duluth reported 701 cars, making for
the three points 793 cars, very close to
last year's small run of 60S cars. -
Continued heavy liquidation for profits
brought a loss of the early advance in
wheat, and December closed only firm and
V4fc up, at 75aiic; May closed steady and
VkC higher, at the low price for the day,
at 79c.
CORN Corn started in with irregular
jumps in priees. May opened 'dlc higher,
at 6714!j6c, making record prices for a
decade. Cables were some help, but it
was the big line of buying orders that
supported the market. On the bulge large
offerings were thrown into the pit. but
the market stood them bravely, scarcely
fluctuating Vc. Trade was enormous,
probably a million bushels changing hands
the first hour. Outside markets were well
up, and the southwest was buying. Trade
bv sample also was strong. At the end
of the Hrst hour May sold at 6Sft6S1:.c.
December opened late and had the ad
vantage of the bull enthusiasm in other
options, starting fiTic to MtlVsC up, at
64:iit4E?'8C, and easily keeping company
with May. Receipts were 111 cars.
Corn sagged off on heavy profit taking
and December closed firm and 'ftTc up,
at 64iic, and May 'dt.c higher, at 67S
OATS Oats were not backward In the
general advance and May opened VsVic
to Hc up, at 451i'& la1. Buying was
general, especially by shippers and re
ceivers, commission houses making good
offerings. The cash demand was strong
and May sold up to 4HVsC, easing on profit
taking to 45;ic. Receipts were 107 cars.
PROVISIONS Provisions were strong,
opening higher on small receipts of hogs
and on a general country demand for
pork. There was some realizing on the
advances. January pork opened 12Vic up,
.at $16.50, selling to $16.60. and easing to
$16.52; January lard started 15c higher,
at $9.65, and gained 5c, and January ribs
170 up. at $8.50, and reacted to $ii.42i,4.
WHEAT No. 2 red, 79(fjSlc: No. 3 red.
75&80c; No. 2 hard winter. 7677c; No. 3
hard winter, 75Vi?76c: No. 1 northern
spring, 77?78c: No. 2 northern spring,
75V2'a77c: No. 3 spring. 71f57o1c.
CORN No. 2, 6rtc: No. 3. 64&64lc.
OATS No. 2, 46if461!.c: No. 3. 46c
FLAX Cash: Northwestern. $1.44: No.
1, $1.43; Dec, tl. 44(5 1.45; May. $1.49.
RYE Dec, 60iAe; May, 65a
BARLEY Cash: mi 83c
TIMOTHY March, $6.55.
Chicago Livestock Market
Chicago. Dec. 5. CATTLE Receipts,
9,000 head. Market steady to stronger.
Good to prime steers, $6.40t?j7.50: poor to
medium. $3.906.00: stockers and feeders,
$2.0Ei4.26: cows. $1.2514.55; heifers. $2.(KV
5.50: canners. $1.25:i2.30; bulls, $2.004i4.75;
calves. $2.50i5.50: Texas fed steers, $5.15;
western steers. $3.75fa4.90.
HOGS Receipts today, 30,000 head; esti
mated tomorrow, 30.000 head: left over. 9,
888 head. Market active and 10Y15c higher.
Mixed and butchers', $5.75fi6.30; good to
choice heavv. $6.0ofa6.55: rough heavy. $5.60
(u5.90; light. $5,104)5.95; bulk of sales, $5.75
SHEEP Receipts. 14,000 head. Sheep
steady; lambs 5c higher. Good to choice
wethers. $3.50j4.25; fair to choice mixed,
$2.75(53.50: western sheep. $3.00i4.00; na
tive lambs, $2.504i5.00; western lambs, $3.00
official receipts and shipments yester
day: Cattle. Hogs. Sheep.
Receipts 16.628 49.99S 20.311
Shipments 2,317 7,473 1,523
Kansas City Livestock.
Kansas City, Dec. 5. CATTLE Re
ceipts. 4.000 head, including 500 head of
Texans. Market ltfil5e higher. Native
beef steers. $5.00(3,7.00: Texas and Indian
steers, $3.00i4.85; Texas cows, $2.00i3.50;
native cows arid heifers. $2. 506. 40; stock
ers and feeders. $3.004.50; bulls, $2.004f4.O0 ;
calves. $3.501 6.00.
HOGS Receipts, 22.000 head. Market 5c
higher. Bulk of sales. $5.75i6.20; heavy,
$6.20i6.30: packers', $6.0016.25: medium,
$5.9OJ6.20; light. $5.6O!g6.10; yorkers, $5.40
6.00: pigs. $4.50(&'5.35.
SHEEP Receipts. 1.000 head. Market
strong. Muttons. $3.00i3.75: lambs, $4.00
4.85; wethers, $3.15f&3.75; ewes. $3.0g;3.40.
Kansas City Produce.
Kansas City, Dee. 6. Close WHEAT
Dec, l.ift 737sc : May. 77Vio. Cash: No. 2
hard. 76c; No. 3, 74V275c; No. 2. red. 79
80c; No. 3. 77S78c.
CORN Dec, Tire; Jan.. 69c: May, 69V4S
69c. Cash: No. 2 mixed. 693i'&70c; No. 2
white. 70i7OM-e; No. 3, 69?ii70c.
OATS No. 2 white, 49Vra50c.
RYE No. 2. 64c
HAY Choice timothy, $13.50j.l4.00; choice
prairie. $13.00& 13.50.
BUTTER Creamery, 1822c; dairy, fan
cy. 17c.
EGGS Fresh, 21c
New York Money Market.
New York. Dec 5. Noon MONEY
Money on call firm at 44 per cent; prime
mercantile paper, 4'.7 5 per cent; sterling
exchange steady, with actual business in
bankers' bills at $4.87 for demand and at
$4.8414 (4.84 for 60 davs; posted rates, $4.85
and $4.8814: commercial bills, $4.83, i 4.84V.
SIL "h.K Bar silver, 54;ic; Mexican dol
lars. 4314c
For Friday and Saturday.
1 lot Ladies' Jackets worth up to $7.00
now $3.00
1 lot Ladies' Jackets worth up to $13.50
now $5.00
1 lot Ladies' Capes, plain and trimmed at Half Price
Ladies' Black and Colored Petticoats, some
slightly soiled, at... Off Price
Ladies' Satin Waists, black and colored
worth $5.49 now S3. 98
1 lot Children's and Misses' Jackets
at 98c $1.49 $3.25, worth double
Ladies' All-Wool Oneita Union Suits
broken sizes, worth up to $1.75, to close. ..98c
Children's Random Vests sizes 18 and 20
only to close -3c each
Men's Heavy Ribbed Underwear
fleece lined garment 45o
Extra large and heavy Bed Comforts.. .... 75c
1 lot Sample Blankets, white, in cotton and
wool, at Wholesale Cost.
36-inch Unbleached Muslin, extra grade. . . 4Jc
5c Tennis Flannels 3C
Standard Prints, best quality 5c
Ladies' all Linen white Handkerchiefs, hem
stitched 5o
Universal Food Choppers $1.25
Glass Table Tumblers, set of 6 15c
Glass Lamp, complete 25c
White China Bowl and Pitcher 98c
White China Cups and Saucers, set of 6 45 C
Mme. Potts Sad Irons, set of 3 95c
Glass Water Sets, 8 pieces 98c
Sea Salt Castile Soap lc
Packer's Tar Soap.. N18c
Old Fashion Buttermilk Soap, box of 3 cakes 10
Topeka Cash Dry Goods Co.
BONDS Government bonds steady. To
day's Quotations:
U. S. refunding 2s, registered 108
U. S. refunding 2s, coupon... IOSUj
TJ. S. 3s, registered 10s
U. S. 3s, coupon H
TJ. S. new 4s, registered l.S!1
U. S. new 4s, coupon 139J4
XT. S. old 4s, registered lll1
IT. S. old 4s, coupon H2'&
TJ. S. 5s, registered 1074
XT. S. 5s, coupon 107V4
New York Stocks.
New York. Dec. 5. Wall Street. The
opening dealings in stocks showed con
tinued strength in yesterday's leaders.
Manhattan was in very active demand
and was carried up 1 points to 145 on
successive large purchases. Rock Island
rose 2 and General Electric 3 points.
Amalgamated Copper opened up point
and then ran off to last night's close.
Otherwise there were quite uniform frac
tional gains well distributed through the
The buying movement was largely con
centrated in the high priced railroads and
specialties, but their strength had a sus
taining effect on other stocks. Rock Is
land and General Electric extended their
advances to 4H and 5 points respectively
and St. Paul. Northwestern, Missouri Pa
cific and Canadian Pacilic rose 1 to lhi
points; Toledo, St. Louis & Western pre
ferred gained 24 points; Amalgamated
Copper declined a point below its opening
and there was later profit taking in Man
hattan and the railroads which forced the
market below the best. Rock Island re
acted 2 points and General Electric as
much. Chicago Terminal stocks lost ZVz
points each on rumors that the company
would lose one of the railroads now using
its terminal. Manhattan fell back Wa
points. Shortly before 11 o'clock Amalga
mated Copper was lifted to 7o14, causing
a steadier tone all around.
The general market developed a yield
ing tendency again when Amalgamated
Copper reacted a point and stop loss or
ders were uncovered in Metropolitan
Street Railwav, breaking it 2Vi points.
Some of the western and Pacific railroad
stocks fell to the lowest and there were
free sales of Sugar and the Coalers.
Lvrge buving orders were distributed
among the Gould railroad stocks before
middav and they advanced materially,
especially Missouri Pacilic, which touch.d
1i5. The general list did not respond and
was dull and heavy. St. Paul and New
York Central reacted a point or over from
the best.
Bonds were steady.
Prices went lower after noon, Manhat
tan getting 2 points below the best and
Amalgamated Copper fell 1 points. De
clines of 1 to 2 points were shown by
prominent stocks among the transconti
nentals. trunk lines, coalers and promi
nent specialties.
There was a recovery before the end of
the hour extending in some cases to a
Lrfirge offerings of Amalgamated Copper
on a scale down depressed it to 72, the
lowest of the day, and caused renewed
heaviness elsewhere. Trading then be
came dull, but grew firmer toward 2
o'clock, when the Gould stocks were bid
up stronglv. Western Union was heavily
bought at an advance of Vt point, Manhat
tan as much and Missouri Pacific crossed
US. .
Market Gossio.
CFurnished by A. G. tloodwin. Commis
sion Merchant. 01 Kansas avenue.
Opening Liverpool cables: Wheat, d
higehr; corn, d higher.
Second Liverpool cables: Wheat, d
higher; corn, 9id higher.
Omaha live stock receipts: Hogs, 12,000
head: market Bteady. Cattle, 3,500 head;
market steady.
Chicago grain receipts: Wheat, 38 cars;
corn, 111 cars.
Cincinnati Price Current in its weekly
crop summary says: "Week generally fa
vorable for winter wheat which is gen
erally in fairly good condition. Rain still
deficient west of the Mississippi. Corn
situation unchanged. Country; holding,
firmly held. Packing, 710,000 head against
705.000 head."
Chicago: May wheat Puts, 79c; calls,
80c; curb, iH'bc. May corn Puts, 66ic;
calls, dilic: curb. Kc.
Northwest grain receipts: Minneapolis,
375 cars: Duluth. 326 cars. Same day a
year ago; Minneapolis, 433 cars; Duluth.
145 cars. Total, 701 cars, against 5S3 cars.
Kansas City grain receipts: Wheat, 41
cars; corn, 109 cars; oats, 15 cars.
New York: Sales of stocks to noon.
Four ports: Wheat and flour, 459.000
bushels: corn, 43.OU0 bushels; oats, 73,0u0
Liverpool closing cables: Wheat, d
higher; corn, d higher, for the day.
New York Stock Letter.
Furnished by J. E. Gall. Commissions,
Grain, Provisions. Cotton and Stocks. Of
fice 110 West Sixth street. 'Phone 48S.
Correspondent Christie Grain and Btock
Co.. Kansas City, Mo.
New York, Dec. 6. The most striking
features of yesterday's market was a re
vival of interest which found expression
in advancing prices through the list. The
revival was not one of public interest for
the commission houses had no perceptible
increase in business. One or more pow
erful speculative interests which have
hitherto been inactive entered the market
entirely on the buying side. Another
speculative interest distributed its pur
chases more widely. Its first step was
to clear the market of all the Rock Is
land offered within limits of 3 per cerit
from the previous price. It then bought
an assortment of stocks in which New
York Central and Union Pacific were
prominent, but which included a dozen
issues. There is reason to think that this
party includes some of the principles of
the so-called Waldorf crowd and of Chi
cago party which has owned almost a
controlling interest in Rock Island for
over a vear.
Wool Market.
St. Louis. Dec. 6. WOOI Market quiet.
Territory and western mediums, HSlii'jc;
fine, ll&15c; coarse, nailc
Range of Prices
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Range of Prices on Stock.
Furnished by J. E Gall. Commissions,
Grain. Provisions, Cotton and Stock. Of
fice 110 West Sixth street. 'Phone 4X6.
Correspondent Christie Grain and Stock
Co., Kansas City, Mo.
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