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TOPEKA STATE JOITRNAI THURSDAY EVENING. AUGUST 28, 1902.
6 TURNS BACK, The President Leaves Maine and Be-enters New Hampshire After a Day of Much Travel and Speech Making. HE TALKS TO FARMERS Delivers an Address at the Ban gor Fair Grounds. Meets an Old Friend and Invites Hi in to Luncheon. , Nashua, N. H., Aug. 28. President Roosevelt and party arrived at the Main street station at 8:20 o'clock this morn ing. - ' the president's second day in the Pine Tree state was full of interest. Start ing from the governor's residence at a early hour, he was taken for a short drive about the city of Augusta, and at 9:30 left for Bangor, where the principal epeech of the day was delivered at the fair irrounds in the presence of an im mense audience, which listened with marked attention to his address. The same close attention was given him at Waterville, where from far and near came hundreds to see and hear the first president who has visited Maine in many years. In anticipation of his coming a general holiday was declare! and all business was suspended. Just before leaving Augusta the presi dent heard that his old guide, Bill Sew all, of Island Falls, Me., who had ac companied him on many hunting expe ditions and who had for a time been emploved on his ranch in Dakota, was at Bangor. He immediately wired Con gressman Powers at Bangor to "cor rall" him and hold on to him until he reached that city. That the congress man carried out these instructions was fuVTy proven when he produced the tall, rawboned, red-whiskered hunter upon the president's arrival. "I am glad to see you. Bill," said tho president, whereupon Bill replied, "Tou ain't no gladder than I be." Then it was that the president told of the story of friendship of many year with the old guide and hunter, and how many years ago, while on a hunting trip through Maine, owing to the shortage in the meat supply they had eaten muskrat together, which the president Baid was the last meat he had eaten in Maine before this trip. The president Beemed to delight in the rural simplicit of the man, and insisted that he should sit down to dinner with him. Bill, therefore, nad the distinction that come3 to but few of dining with the chief ex ecutive of the nation and the governor of his state at the same time. While at the fair grounds someone suggested to Sewall, who was seated on the plat form with the president, that he should go to Washington and secure an ap pointment as postmaster, but Bill had already received this honor, and said to his inquisitor, "I be postmaster ai res dv." On the drive through Bangor the pres ident's carriage was stopped in front of the portico of the orphans home, where the little ones were assembled, and they greeted him in song. Before beginning to speak at the fair grounds the president, noticing the jam ming and pushing of the crowd in front of the grandstand, cautioned the people to be careful of the women and chil dren, and asked them to show their capacity to manage themselves, which immediately had the desired effect. The platform from which the president spoke was directly in front of the grandstand, which was packed with hu manity. Behind him was another denss crowd. He humorously informed his audiences that he did not think he faced both ways, but on that occasion he would have to. On leaving the plat form he drove around the race track in response to cries from the audience that be do so. t ' The president dined at Ellsworth at the home of Senator Hale, who accom panied the paity from Bangor. At the Btation when the train pulled in the president was escorted to a platform nearby and delivered a short addresa He left at 10 o'clock for Nashua, N. H.. and other points in that state. At Waterville the president spoke in part as follows: "My Fellow Citizens: I wish to thank all of the people of Maine, for the way In which I have been greeted. I feel In a certain sense a right to the greet ing for at least I am trying to put into practice the principles in which you be lieve. I feel that the art of successful government in our country is the art of applying practically the every day prin ciples of decency, molality and common sense, which must be applied by the average citizen if he is to be a &3od (husband, a good father, a gooa neigh bor and a good citizen. "There is not any wonderful brilliancy or genius in it. What we need is the application of the every day principles that a man needs if he-is to make his business a success; if he is to do his duty in his own family and to his neigh bor. , "I passed by your state house in Au gusta this morning. Tour legislature only meets every other year and stays in session only about two months. Quite right. You do not need too many laws; too much legislation. What we need is stability of laws, fearlessness in apply ing legislation to new evils when the evils spring up, but, above all, common eense and self restraint in applying these remedies, and the fixed and un changeable belief that fundamentally each man's salvation rests in his own Hands. All of us stumble at times; There is not a man here who does not at times need a helping hand stretched out toward him. Shame on the man. who, when the opportunity to help is Help the men who stumble. Helo the brother who slips. Set him up on his Ifeet. Try to start him along the right road. But If he lies down, make up your mind you can not carry him. If he won't try to walk himself, he is not rworth carrying. That is so among your meignpovs; tnat is so in your families. Every father of a large family and. be ing an old fashioned man. I believe in large families knows that if he has to lo well by his ch'ildren he must try to do well by himself. Now, haven't you in your experience known men and I niu cvji i j lu nay, even mure Ol It'll wo men who think that they are doing a 'favor to their children when thev shield them from any effort, when they let the (rirls Bit at ease and read while the mother does all the housework. Don't you know cases like that? I do; yes, when a boy will be brought up to be very ornamental and not useful? Don't you know that, too? Exactly. Now, those are not good fathers and mothers They are foolish fathers and mothers. They are not being 'kind; they are sim ply being silly. "The only way by which in the long run any man can be helped is by teach ing him to heli himself. Of course. there may come sudden cataclysms wftre you have got to extend Help with a free hand, thinking only of the im mediate need, not of the ultimate re sults. Of course, new conditions will arise here and there, especially in the complex Industrial life of the great cities, where you must shape legisla tion for the country on a. new basi3 to meet the new conditions.. But funda mentally it is true; that the only oer manent betterment in the condition of any nation is to raise ;the standard of individual citizenship throughout that nation." ,, . , , . TALKS TO FARMERS. Speech of President Roosevelt at the . Bangor Fair Grounds. Bangor, Aug. 28. Speaking at the fair grounds in this ity the president said in part: - "I am glad to greet the farmers of Maine. During the century that has passed the growth of industrialism has necessarily meant that cities and towns have increased in population nore rap idly than the country districts. And yet it remains true now as it has always been' that in the last resort the country districts are those in which we are surest to find the old American spirit, the old American habits of thought and ways of living. . "Almost all of our great presidents have been reared in the country and most- of them worked - hard on the farms in their youth and got their early mental training in the healthy democ racy of farm life. "The forces which made these farm bred boys leaders of ' men when they had come to their full manhood, are still at work in our country districts. Self-help and individual initiative re main to a peculiar degree typical of life in the country, life on a farm, in a lumbering camp, on a ranch. Neither the farmers nor their hired hands can work through combinations as readily as the capitalists or wage workers of cities can work. "It must not be understood from this that there has been no change in farm ing and farm life. The contrary is the case. There has been much change, much progress. The grangers and simi lar organizations. . the farmers' insti tutes and alliances which promote in telligent co-operation and give oppor tunity for social, mental and intellect ual intercourse among the farmers, have played a large part in raising the level of life and work in the country districts. In the domain of government tne aenartment or agriculture since its foundation, has accomplished results as striking as those obtained under any other branch of the national adminis tration. "We live in an era when the best results can only be achieved. If to individual self help we add the mutual self-help which comes by combination, both of citizens in their individual capacity and of citizens working through the state as an instru ment. "But after all this has been said, it re mains true that the country man, the man on the farm, more than anv of our citi zens of today, is called upon continually to exercise the qualities which we like to think of as typical of the United States throughout its history, the qualities of rugged independence, masterful resolution and individual energy and resource. -"He works hard (for which no man is to be pitied) and often he lives hard(which may not be pleasant), but his life is spent in healthy surroundings surroundings which tend to develop a fine type of citi zenship. In the country, moreover, the conditions are fortunately such as to al low a closer touch between man and man tnan we too orten Mnd to be tne case in the city. "I don't mean that there are not plenty of problems connected with life on the farms. There are many problems and great wisdom and earnest disinterested effort are needed for their solution. roe prooiem or how to do these duties is acute everywhere. It is moat acute in great cities, but it exists in the country, too. A man to be a good citizen must first be a good breadwinner, a irood hus band, a good father I hope the father of many neauny ennaren just as a woman s first duty is to be a good housewife and niother. "The business duties, the home duties, the duties of one's family come first. The couple who bring up plenty of healthy children, who leave behind them many sons and daughters fitted in their turn to be good citizens such a couple emphati cally deserves well of the state. "Every one of us slips on some occasion and shame to his fellow who then refuses to stretch out the hand that should always be ready to help the man who stumbles. It is our duty to lift him up; but it is also our duty to remember that there is no earthly use in trying to carry him. If a man will submit to being carrk-d that is sufficient to show that he is not worth carrying. In the long run, the only kind of help that really avails is the help which teaunes a man to neip mmseir. "The other day I picked up a little book called "The Simple Life.' written bv an Alsatian. Charles Wagner, and he preached sucn wnoiesome, sound doctrine that I wish it could be used as a tract through out the country. To him the whole nrob- lem of our complex, somewhat feverish modern lire can be solved only by getting men and women to lead bttter lives. He sees that the permanence of liberty and democracy depends upon a majority of the Popie oeing sieaaiast m mat good plain morality which, as a national attribute. comes only as the result of the slow and painrui laDor or centuries and which can be squandered in a generation by the thoughtless and vicious. He preaches the doctrine of the superiority of the moral to material. He does not undervalue the material, but he insists, as we of this na tion should always Insist, upon the infin ite superiority of the moral and the sordid destruction which comes upon either the nation or Individual if it or he becomes absorbed only in the desire to get wealth. The true line of cleavage lies between the good citizen and the bad citizen and the line of cleavage may. and often doe9. run at light angles to that which divides the rich and poor. The signs of virtue lie in man's capacity to care for what is out side himself. The man who gives himself up to tne service or nis appetites, tne man who the more goods he has the more he wants, has surrendered himself to destruc tion. It makes little difference with him whether he achieves his purpose or not. If his point of view is all wronr. he Is a bad citizen whether he is rich or poor. it is a smau matter to tne community whether in arrogance and insolence he has misused great wealth, or whether, though poor, he is possessed by the mean and fierce desire to seize a morsel, the biggest possible of that prey, which the fortunate of earth consume.. The man who - lives simply and justly and honorably, whether rich or poor, is a good citizen. The mis use of property is one manifestation of the same evil spirit which under changed cir cumstances denies the right of property because this right Is in the hands of oth ers. In a purely material civilization the bitterness of attack on another's posses sion is only additional proof of the extra ordinary importance of being regarded as a valuable foundation on which happiness may with wisdom be built is mistaken for happiness itself, so that material prosper ity becomes the one standard, then alike by those who enjoy such prosperity in slothful or criminal ease and by those who in no less evil manner rail at envy and long for it. The worth of a civiliza tion Is the worth of the man at Its center. When this man lacks moral aptitude, ma terial progress only makes bad worse, and social problems still darker and more com plex. Girls Steal from Churches. Marinette, Wis., Aug. 28. For several months a band of "iris between the ages of 12 and 15 have been stealing from the three Roman Catholic churches 6f this city. They have taken laces and flowers from the altars, ribbons from the confessionals and silk vestments from the sacristy. The flowers they placed on their hats and the laces have used to trim shirt waists. The ribbons were worn in their hair. The money loss is also considerable, as the- small col lections were taken from the poor box from time to time. - As a result of the confession of Mary Laneghan, one of the girls, Annie Sickler, la years old, the daughter of a carpenter, was ar rested today, charged with stealing from the Polish Roman Catholic church, and mere arrests will be made. UIIAT SNE FOUfJD. Dr. Eva Harding Investigates Reform School. Insists That Boys Are Not Treated Properly. TWO MORE MEN QUIT. Officers Comer and Williams Were "Out of Harmony." Miss May Stout Stands by Her Statements. i Dr. Eva. Harding, formerly a member of the state board of charities, went out to the State Reform school early Wed nesday morning for the purpose of see ing what the boys are getting for breakfast, since the State Journal aired the "menu" which has been established by Superintendent Charles. This is what she found: Boys' dining room: Breakfast food, without cream or sugar, molasses, po tatoes boiled with the skins on, bread, butterine and coffee. ' Officers' dining room: Breakfast food with mam and sugar, beefsteak, fried potatoes, hot biscuits, butter, apple sauce, coffee and milk Edwin B. Snyder, formerly a member of the state board of charities, was alac at the Reform school. Superintendent Charles and his chief cook, Sherwood, were both present in the boys' dining room, and had. it is claimed, made especial preparations for the meal. There were no boys standing "on the gang;" that is, in the aisle in the middle of the dining room, where culprits are forced to line up during meal hours vhen sentenced to go without food for punishment. Those familiar with the school say that the presence of Super intendent Charles in the dining room and the absence of boys "on the gang" is positive proof that visitors were ex pected. Here are a few of the pleasant little rules which are enforced in the boys' dining room: All the food for the meal is placed on one plate at the beginning of the meal. If the mixture of potatoes, mo lasses and breakfast food does not form a palatable combination, that is not the fault of the superintendent. The boys must eat up everything on their plates, or ' go without their next meal. Thirty minutes are allowed for marching into the dining room, mumbling a grace, serving the meal, and eating. If any boy is not done eating when "time" is called, he must not tarry to finish. There is a system of signs and signals for use in the dining room. No talking is allowed. MORE EMPLOYES QUIT. Mr. Comer and Mr. Williams, two of the officers at the school, quit their jobs Tuesday and left for their homes in Emporia. They were not "in harmony." Miss Pendergast, a daughter of A. C. Pendergast, who quit a short time ago, will leave her position within - a few days. She is said to be only waitins for the board of charities to meet so that she can testify before them con cerning the condition of the school. Miss Franklin, another officer, will also leave the school in a few days. Dr. Harding says: "Superintendent Charles has the remaining officers pret ty well under control. There is a reign of terror inaugurated, which will prob ably prevent any further disclosures as. to the conditions which exist at the! school. . There were only two of the re maining employes who dared to speak to me, or even recognize me, while I was at the school yesterday. They were afraid that if Charles should see them talking to me they would be called up the way Miss Stout was. The investi gation which the state board of chari ties may make will accomplish nothing, because the board is in full sympathy with Charles, and will not consider the testimony of any of the discharged em ployes. It is strange that all these em ployes should immediately be set down as liars when they quit the school, but that is what Charles claims." USED IRON KNUCKLES. Dr. Hardlns- savs: "I investigated the report that an employe named Russell struck a colored boy named Walker with iron knuckles and knocked him down. I found it to be absolutely true. When confronted with the story Charles would not deny It, but only intimated that the boy got what he deserved. In my opinion, that Is not the question. It is certainly possible to get officers who can control those boys without the use of such weapons. Russell is a man whom Charles brought here from Indiana. He is known at the school as "The Gentleman from Indiana.' I believe that he denies that he used knuckles, but Charles wouldn't deny it." WRONG SYSTEM PREVAILS. Mr. Charles seems to think." con tinued Dr. Harding, "that this is all a tight on him personally. I have no ill feeling against Mr. Charles. I am simply trying to help those boys, who are discriminated against at every point. Not only in the matter of food, but in every other way the boys are given the worst or it. 'mat is not an institution for punishing criminals, but for reform ing young boys. They ought to teach the boys useful trades, so that they would amount to something when they come out. They have a fine gymnasium and bowling alley, but it is never used by the boys. They have an immaculate hospital, but Charles has instructed the officers to send only severe cases to the physician, and let the family officers doctor up the small ailments as best they can. They have a library, and only small proportion of the books are suitable for boys. They subscribe foi sucb magazines as Harper's, Scribner't, 'ine Ldterary Digest, and Century which are of no interest to uneducated, neglected boys. Since Mr. Lundgren. the tailor, quit the school, Charles has, had one of the boys in charge of that work. They are now making new uni- rorms tor tne boys out of cloth whica costs $1.25 a yard, and it is only nat ural tnat tne Doys will waste a great deal of this material. Charles is said to have sent to Indiana for another tailor to take Lundgren's place. "Mr. Charles has his own private table, and is soon to have his own pri vate cner. tie is very exclusive, - even from the other employes. The employes have their own tables, and their own cook. The boys have to take what is left. "I am confident that Mr. Charles ascertained in some way that I was planning to come out, for he added breakfast food, molasses and butterine to the boyf breakfast as a specias treat, and stated to me that he thoueht that the food which the boys were get ting was plenty good enough." STARVED FOR PUNISHMENT. Miss May Stout who severed her connection with tne school because she did not approve of Charles' methods. said to a reporter for the State Jour nal: "It is certainly true that the boys are punished by being deprived of food. and made to stand 'on the gang.' At almost every meal we can see a long row of boys standing in the middle of the boys" dining room. They are 'on the gang. One boy was put on the gang for six meals, and expected to work hard in the laundry all during that time.. "Mr. Charles says that the bill of fare which 1 made public was not used on August 14. I found upon investigation that he is correct. It was used on Au gust 15. , "I know that a great many . books which are purchased for the library are entirely useless to the boys. Most of the books which the boys read were purchased before Charles took charge of the institution. There are book? about sociology, political problems, and such things, which even the employes do not care to read." SLEPflfl TRAIN. (Continued from First Page.) of the civil war there is owing a great er debt of gratitude than to any others. Great were the deeds you did and vital the ' need of doing them. "Many were the lessons taught the rest of us, both by what you accomp lished in the war and by the way in which, when the war was over, you turned to the work of peace with the same spirit which had led you to tri umph on the tented fields. To you alone it was given to face with victorious valor the one crisis in which not mere ly the nation's well being but the na tion's life was at stake. To you it was given to solve the one problem which if not solved aright meant, death for our people. All of the work of the men who founded this republic would have gone for nothing had you not done your part. It would have profited little to us or to mankind at large if the experiment of free government by the people and for the people had been founded upon this continent only to go down in bloody wreck on the question of slavery. You saved the union and you freed the slave and thereby freed the slaves master from the worst of all thraldoms. "There was no money reward for what you did. There was hardly one ot you who did not during those four years receive far less than he could have earned in safety at home. But you were driven to your work by the lash of your own hearts. You were spurred onward by the life which only comes to a peo ple of good and generous soul. You felt instinctively that there were causes far greater than anything that had to do merely with wealth or bodily v well be ing. You were willing to wager all for the prize of death in righteous war. "We are now in a time of abundance. peace, and not in time of war. But woe to us if in peace we do not have ideals as lofty as yours and if we do not live up to them as you lived up to yours in the dark days of defeat and in the gold en glory of the hour of triumph. . "Among the greatest Denents or wnat you did was the fact tnat you nave also left us the right of hearty and J loyal eomraaesnip witn your gauani op ponents who in fighting for what they conscientiously deemed to be right, fought against the stars in their course. Besides what you actually did, besides the reunited country, the undivided na tion which we have received at your hands we have received also the lesson of the doing of the deed. There is a great need now that we should show if not in degree at least in kind, the spirit that you showed. We need in order suc cessfully to face the difficult and com plex problems of our industrial civili zation, all the courage and loyalty and all the faith and clear sighted sanity and purpose which, there are at our command. I r "Above all we nee'd to learn aright and to apply the great lesson of brotherhood which you taught and practiced in the four grim years that began with Sum ter and ended with Appomattox. In the old simple America of our forefathers- the America which still for our good fortune exists in country districts there was comparative freedom from certain dangers to which the country as whole is now necessrily exposed. The growth of great cities and of individual and cor porate fortunes the tendency in great cities to divide men into groups and classes naturally diminishes the re alization of that essential underlying brotherhood which ought to be deep in the heart of every American. Looking into the mists of the future we see dark problems looming up before us We can solve those problems right only if we keep constantly in mind that each must work for all and all for each. In other words, we need to feel in our being the sense of brotherhood." At the conclusion of is address ttlf president returned to his train an started back to Concord. AFTER FEES. Public Administrator Insists on Handling Fair Estate San Francisco, Aug. 28. Although the heirs of the late Mr. and M-s. Charles L. Fair have reached an agreement, it will be six months or a year before all the legal arrangements can be perfect ed. The wills left by the decedents will be filed in the near future for probate. Then executors will have to be appoint ed ard there are a number of minor heirs whose interests will have to be looked after. There will be no contest, however, over the estate, as the Fair children, Mrs. Anna Nelson, Abram Nelson, Charles Smith and the other heirs desire to avoid all litigation. All the terms of the adjustment will not be made public, but the attorneys state that the relatives of Mrs. Fair will receive the full value of her estate which has been estimated at $300,000. None of those interested will admit that they are to be given a lump sum in cash. The document by which the Nel sons relinquish all claims on the estate of Charles L Fair is in the form of a quit claim, the consideration for which is stated to be $10 in gold coin. By it Mrs. Nelson and her two sons convey to Mrs. Oelrichs and Mrs. Vanderbilt all their right, title and interest in 99 different pieces of Fair estate property in this city and county together with 13 in San Mateo county, tnree in JNapa four in Yolo and some holdings in Cala veras county. This settlement will not arrect tne ap plication of Public Administrator Far- ham to secure administration of the wills, which is being opposed by the heirs. DUCHESS GOES FISHING And Lands the Biggest Flounder Caught by Any of the Party. Newport, Aug. 28. The Duchess of Marlborough this morninjr attended the tennis tournament. Tins afternoon a fishing excursion was in order. At the Casino this morning she was accompanied by Mrs. Oliver IL P. Bel mont and was the center of attraction while she remained on the grounds. She was one of a fishing party piloted by Capt.. Champion this aftrnoon. The party -went to Agississ Cove, where flounders are caught in abundance. They caught a good mess of fish. The ducness hooked the largest fish and brought it to the surface, and it was gaffed ana taken on board by Capt. Champion. GUIDI IS APPOINTED. Rome. Aug. 28. Mgr. Guidi has been J appointed delegate in the Philippines. TODAI'S MARKET REPORT. Chicago, Aur. 28. CORN Weather over most of the west and northwest today was again all that was desired for maturing wheat and corn; cables were lower and although receipts were lighter and grad ing still poor, all grains slumped at the opening. September corn had the worst break, falling off 2c in the first few min utes of trading. This was in spite of only 29 cars received this morning and only one of those was contract grade. September was inclined toward nervousness, as it has been for some time. Other options felt the weakening influences of freer offerings and weakened. September started t&'lc down, at 5756c, and sold at 55c. Later there was a partial rally to a steadier po sition, near 66c. September closed weak and 1 down, at 56c. WHEAT September wheat opened c lower, at 70&7Oc. Trade was not very active, but free offerings induced by the favorable harvesting conditions north west, took September down to 69c. Other options fell off in sympathy. Local receipts were 239 cars 2 cars of contract grade; Minneapolis and Duluth reported 316 cars, making a total for the three points of 556 cars, against 500 cars last week and 798 cars a year ago. - Prices of wheat hung very steady after the opening break. There was a good ex port business, with 38 loads reported taken at the seaboard, but September did not make any appreciable change and closed weak and 'jjlc down, at 69,a70c. OATS Oats weakened again under the influences of the breaks in the other pits and on favorable weather conditions.Trade was not heavy and afteo the early dip prices steadied. September started ,tf&c lower, at 32632,.c. and steadied at 32 32c. Receipts were 263 cars. PROVISIONS Lower prices for hogs brought an early slump in provisions, but packers came to the support and a fair demand came from the outside. The result was a fair rally. September pork started 7c lower, at $17.02, and sold to $17.15; September lard V&c off, at $10.75, and Sep tember ribs 5c off. at $10.15, and sold be tween $10.17M.310.12. WHEAT Cash: -STo. 2 red, 71c: No. 3 red, 67&70c: No. 2 hard winter, 69c: No. 3 hard winter. 66&67c: No. 1 northern spring, 74Vfee: No. 2 northern spring, 73c; No. 3 spring, 6871e. CORN No. 2, 59c; No. 3, SSSWic OATS No. 2. 28e: No. 3, 26',A'Ji27c. FLAX Cash: N.-W., $1.45; S.-W-, $1.41; Sept., $1.33; Oct., $1.29. RYE Sept., 49c; Dec. 48o. BARLEY Cash: 42ig63c. TIMOTHY Sept., $4.15. CLOVER Oct-. $8.85. Rang of Prices. tFurnished by J. E. Gall, Commissions, jrain, provisions, uotton ana cjiocks. Office 110 West Sixth street. Telephone 46. Correspondent Christie Grain and Stock company, Kansas City, Mo. ft Phtnan, A i,a 99 - ODen High Low Close Yes WHEAT Aug 71 Sept ... Dec May CORN Sept ... Dec May ... 70 70 69 57 42 39 70 69 69 70 70 66 66 67 69 68 69 69 57 56 56 57 42V 41 42 42 39 39 39 39 26 25 26 26 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 33 32 33 32 17 15 16 92 16 95 17 10 17 30 17 00 17 05 17 20 14 97 14 62 14 62 14 92 14 25 13 95 13 95 14 25 10 82 10 50 10 50 10 82 982 950 950 980 840 8 15 S22 837 8 02 7 80 7 90 .... 10 22 9 97 9 97 10 20 9 97 9 67 9 67 9 97 780 767 7 67 780 OATS Sept 26 Dec 30 May .... 3014 OATS (new) Sept .... 32 PORK Sept ....17 10 Oct .....17 22 Jan .....14 90 May 14 22 LARD Sept 10 82 Oct 9 77 Jan 8 40 Mav .. .. 8 00 ,.10 17 .. 9 95 .. 7 79 RIBS Sept .. Oct ... Jan ... Kansas City Grain. Furnished by 3. E. Gall. Commissions, Grain, Provisions, Cotton and Stocks. Office 110 West Sixth street. Telephone 4S6. Correspondent Christie Grain and Stock company, Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City. Aug. 28. Open High Low Close Yes WHEAT Sept .... 63 64 63 63 64 Dec 62 63 62 62 63 CORN Sept .... 46 46 45 45 46 Dec ..... 33 33 33 33 34 Chicago Livestock MarksL Chicago, Aug. 28. CATTLE Receipts, 8.500 head, including 3.000 head of westerns. Market steady. Good to prime steers, $8.00 9.00; poor to medium, $4.007.25: stockers ana ieeaers, ja-ixaa.ia: cows, i. svao.su; heifers. $2.50i6.0: canners. $1.50(52.50: bulls. $2.25&5.25: calves, $2.75i&7.25; Texas fed steers, $3.005.00; western steers. $4.508.00. HOGS Receipts today. 18.000 head; esti mated Thursday, 20,000 head; left over yes terday. 7.059 head. Market steady. Mixed and butchers', $7.357.80; good to choice heavy. $7.60tn.90: rougn neavy ft. Zofav.au; lieht S7.35I&7.70: bulk of sales. S7.45S7.60. SHEEP Receipts, 20.000 head. Sheep and lambs slow. Good to choice wethers, $2.50 3.75: fair to choice mixed. $2.503.50: west em sheep, $2.503.75; native lambs, $3.75 6.00; western lambs, $4.50-56.50. Official receipts and shipments Wednes day: Receipts 18.792 23.340 2.87 Shipments 4.863 3,979 8,611 Kansas City Livestock. Kansas Citv. Auk. 28. CATTLE Re ceipts. 8,000 head, including 1.000 head of Texans. Market steady. .Native steers, $3.75Si.00: Texas and Indian steers, $3.00 3.50; T'eias cows. $2.5063.10: native cows and heifers. $1. 50(34.35: stockers and feed ers, $2.90,5.10; bulls, $2,504(3.40; calves, $2.75 65.50. HOGS Receipts, 3,000 head. Market weak to 5c lower. Bulk of sales, J7.50JV, 7.65: heavv. $7.60Si7.65: packers'. $7.264i7.60: medium. $7,400x7.65: light, $7.15J?7.55; york ers. $7.507.55; pigs, $6.25(57.00. SHEEP Receipts, 4.000 head. Market steady. Muttons. I3.404i4.25: lambs. 13.70ft: 5.90; range wethers, $184.108.40.206; ewes, $3.35(& 4.16. St, Louis Livestock Market. - St Louis. Aug. 28. CATTLE Receipts, 3.000 head, including 2,200 head of Texans. Market stead. Beef steers, $3.707.70; stockers and feeders, $2.4584.65; cows and Jieirers, $Z.Z5'5.oo: 1 exas steers. sz.was.M Texas cows and heifers, $2.60(g3.85. HOGS Receipts. 3.00 head. Market 6fi 10c lower. - Pigs and lights, 7.25&7.60; markers'. $7.60fi7.75: butcheis". $7.60Si7.85. SHEEP Receipts, 2.500 head. Market steady. Natives. $3.50ti4.00; lambs, $4.15 5.80; Texans, JJ.itoJji.uo. ; Chicago Produce SCarkst. Chicago, 111., Aug. 28. BUTTER Market steady, ureamery, idsi-c; oairy, u)tti 17c. CHEESE Market steady. Twins, 13c; daisies. 10W.C: young Americas. 1010c. EGGS Market steady. Loss off, cases returned, 174c. ICED POULTRY Market steady. Tur keys, 12gvl3c; chickens, 10&12c. Kansas City Produce JOarket Kansas City, Aug. 27. Close WHEAT Receipts today, 142 cars. Quotations: Sept., 63c: Dec. 62(62ei Cash: No. 2 hard. 66(&66c: No. 3 hard, 6263c; No. 4 hard. 59i&61c; rejected hard, 6oe; No. 2 red. 65.aic: no. 3 rea. sz(S6sc. CORN-Seot.. 4M,&49c: Dec. 33c. Cash No. 2 mixed, 54c; No. 2 white, 59c; No. 3 while, bac ' OATS No. S white. 3435c RYE No. 2. 46V47c. HAY Choice timotby, $9.50310.00; choice prairie. $t.auBe.ia. BUTTER Creamery, 1718c; dairy, fan cy, ibe EGG E Fresh, 15c New lark Stoct Wall Street, New York. Aug. 28. STOCKS The opening of the stock mar ket today was active and irregular. The changes In the same groups were mixed between gains and losses. Several of the recent speculative favorites showed the effect of realizing, while in others there was vigorous support. Very large buying orders were executed in Union Pacific. American Locomotive rose a large fraction and General Electric a point. Colorado Fuel, on the ether hand, was forced down The rally was lfohfr aiui M-toa mfp1 again quite generally lower than before. Colorado Fuel receded 1 points from the best and there was increased pressure against the Pacifies and coalers. Special iuuiu wi Biieiicin developed nere anu there, but they did not exercise much in fluence on the leaders, Toledo, St. Louis and Western advanced 3 points, the pre ferred 2 points and Northwestern, Con solidated Gas and Tennessee-Coal 1 point. Brooklyn Union Gas increased its riseito 4 points, United States Express 4 points, American Express 10 points, Schloss-Shef- neia oteei ana tne preferred -2 points. Hocking Valley. Grass Twine, Bicycle, Pacinc Coast second preferred and Ameri can Agricultural Chemical lost 1 uiiM each. Bonds were steady at noon. There was a monetary disnlav.nf fl-rw- ness following a rally in Colorado Fuel. Trading then became feverish and hesitat ing and the market eventually dropped all around when some of the recently conspic uous stocks were offered freely. Baltimore and Ohio. Illinois Central and Louisville reacted a point or more and manv other leading stocks sold- un&ar- yesterday's close. borne notaoie gains were made In less ac tive stocks, including 3 points in Schloss- Sheffleld Steel, 2 points in the preferred 3 points in Detroit United Railway and 2 points in Brooklyln Union fGas. 3 points in U. S. Express and 1 point each in Twin City Rapid Transit and -International Sil ver. Colorado uel rose 2 points over last nitrht. - . Canadian Pacific was brought into prom inence at midday, and on large purchases advanced 2 points. The" general market hardened somewhat. ' The St. Joseph and Grand Island stocks and- Railway Steel Spring preferred rose a. point and Balti more and Ohio rallied a point. Adams Ex press jumped 10 points. In the meantime the Schloss-Sheffield Steel reacted 3 points and Toledo. St. Louis and Western pre ferred and Consolidated Gas a point. Hock ing Joai ana ice preierrea lost a point. The speculative movement, in- Canadian Pacific subsided, but was soon resumed again in Wisconsin Central. The common rose 1 point and the preferred 2 points, with some effect on the usual leaders. Some large blocks of Baltimore and Ohio, Union Pacific and Southern Pacific were bought later, rallying them to the highest, but the grangers .southwestern and coal stocks were siuggisn ana negiectea. consolidated Gas recoverea to 3 points aoove yester day's close and Brooklyn Union Gas made its rise 10 points. JNortolk and Western was active for a time and gained a point. Topeka Markei. Topeka, Aug. 28. HOGS. HEAVY ...$7.30(g7.40 LIGHT 7.007.2 ROUGH 7.2O-&7.30 PIGS 4.706.70 CATTLE. STEERS 3.00glS.O GOOD GRASS COWS 2.50ra3.25 GOOD GRASS HEIFERS 2.5g;3.2J BULLS 2.503.01 VEAL CALVES 3.0U4.0I NO. 2 NEW WHEAT 58ia60o NO. 3 NEW WHEAT 55&5SC NO. 2 WHITE CORN 54c NO. 3 WHITE CORN 52SS3C NO. 2 YELLOW AND MIXED CORN..&4C NO. 3 YELLOW AND MIXED CORN 53o NO. 2 OATS 28(g30e NO. 3 OATS 280 FRUIT AND VEGETABLES. ORANGES Late Valencia, $4.75. LEMONS California quail brand. 30V and 360 crate, $3.75; 420 crate, $3.50. URArEa a ID. basket, 25c. BANANAS Market lower, belnir SU,a n lhi, and running from $1. 752,50 per bunch. PINEAPPLES Very scarce and higher. T.. . -c ill uaic, i.ith Affuas Native, WtfWc per feu.: f2.00a 2.50 per bbl. PEACHES Arkansas Alberta s, $1.00 per 4 basket crate: free stone, 7585c TABLE POTATOES Kaw Valley, 30a er bu. VEGETABLES Home crown rsdlshM. per dozen buncnes. sialoc: iwne grown lettuce, per DasKet, wc; nome grown cab bage, 75(ff85e per 100 lbs.; watermelons. $15(3) 22 per 100: Arkansas canteloupes, -standard crate, $1.501.75 standard basket; Rocky Ford canteloupes, $2.25(53.00; cucum bers, 30c per bu. basket; tomatoes, 35o per bu. basket; dry onions, 60c per bu. EGGS Case count, 12c; candled, loss off. 13c. isuTTifiK country, vsc POULTRY Hens. 7c lb.: roosters. 15c each; ducks and geese, 4c lb.: turkeys, 70 9C 1U., UVC SLU 111K ClllUKCUS, iu. HAY. PRAIRIE HAY By car $5.00 f tiAltiXCj a.AXay ton 6.10 Topeka Hide Market. . . - Topeka, Aug. 28. Prices paid in Tonelca this week Boston Quotations: - .. GREEN SALT CURED NO. 1..........8c GREEN SALT CURED JJO. 2....,.U-.7?iC Wool Market.' ' St. Louis.Aug. 28 WOOL Market quiet, Territory and western mediums, 16'17c fine, 1216; coarse, 1214c Cotton Market. ' Galveston. Auar. 28. COTTON Ouiet at 9 -lt)C. . New York, Aug. 28. COTTON Spot cot ton steaay. Middling uplands, 9(&9c. Sugar and Cofiee MarkeU New York, Aug, 28.-rSIiGAR Raw steady. Fair refining, Zc; centrifugal, 96 test, c; moiasses sugar, zc. Kenned firm. Crushed. $5.15: powdered. $4.75. COFFEE Market ..steady, . No. 7' Rio,' MOLASSES Market nrm. I 71 ' New York Money Market.'''? New York. Aug. 28. Noon MONEY money on can steaay at 4 per cent; prime mercantile paper. 5(&5V per cent: sterling exchange -heavy, with actual business- in bankers' bills at $4.864.86 for demand and at $4.)i44.l4 for &t oays; postea rates, $4.854t4.85 and $4.88; commercial bills, $4.S3a4.84. silver Bar sliver, uc; Mexican aoi- lars. 411lc. BONDS Government bonds firm. ' To day's Quotations: U. S. refunding 2s. registered 108 U. S. refunding 2s, coupon v..... 108 U. S. 3 registered 106 U. S. 3s, coupon 106 U. S. new 4s, registered T. 133 U. S. new 4s. coupon 133 U. S. old 4s, registered 109 Li. H. old 4s, coupon l'-J-rt U. S. 5s. registered 105 U. S. 5s, coupon 105 Range of Prices on Stock. Furnished by J. E. Gall, Commissions, Grain, Provisions, Cotton and Stocks. Office 110 West Sixth street. Telephone 486. Correspondent Christie Grain and Stock company, Kansas City, Mo. New York. Aug. 28. Op'n High Low ci se xes U XT. S. Leather .. Sugar People's Gas ... Amal. Copper .. B. R. T U. S. Steel U. S. Steel, pfd Texas Pacific . . M. K. & T. .... C. G. W ... Rock Island .... St. Paul Atchison, com , Atchison, ptd .. Manhattan .. .. Mo, Pacinc, ... Wabash .... ... So. Pacific ...... U. P., com U. P., pfd Southern Rwy. Wabash, com . Reading N. Y. Central .. T. C. I Erie C. & O. C. & O. L & N. . Pacific Mail ... C & A., com . WTis. Cent., com Illinois Central Western Union Pennsylvania .. C. F. L .. 13 13 13 .. 132 132 131 W 104 103 132 132 104 ' 104 66 6 67 67 41 41 89 90 52 52 66 66 34 34 181 181 186 185 94 . 94 103 108 135 135 116 117 48 48 76 76 111 111 S8 93 39 40 83 33 68 68 164 163 70 70 41 54 66 113 113 153 153 42 - 43 43 3 23 ..' 66 66 66 .. 67 67 67 .. 41 41 40 .. 90 80 89 .. 62 52 52 .. 66 67 65 .. 34 34 34 .. 181 182 180 .. 186 1S6 185 .. 94 94 93 ..103 103 103 .. 135 135 134 .. 116 117 116 ... 48. 4S 48 76 77 76 ... 111 112 111 .. 93. 93 93 ..--4040 39 ... 34 34 33 ... 68 '68: 68 .. 163 164 163 70 71 70 ,:. 41. 41 41 ... 55 55- 64 ... 113 114 112 .. 154 154 153 ... 43 43 42 .....43 43 43 .. 29 30 29 .. 172 172 170 .. 94 95 94 .. 162 162 162 ... 82 84 80 171 172 95 94 162 162 S3 82 Capital council No. L K. and L. of S., trolley ride has been postponed indefl nitely on account of the weather. Com mit tea. FRIDAY ?5c FOR EACH Any Colored Wash Waist in our stock." " ' - Values up to 81. 98. PRICE PRICE All our Misses' Colored Wash Waists ages 12, 14, 16 years. OFF OFF All our Children's Wash Dresses ages 4 to 14 years. A Splendid Chance to Save Money COAS. ADAMS & CO. (The Woman's Store.) MR. KEIIDRICK HERE. Santa Fe Official Looks Over New Shops. J. W. Kendrick, third vice president of the Santa Fe, and H. TJ. Mudge, general manager, came In from Chicago this morning. Mr. Kendrick spent most of the morning at the new shops, inspecting the progress of the work, and will leave for Chicago this afternoon. Mr. Mudge and Mr. Kendrick have been on the Chicago division for the past two days, making an Inspection of the divis ion. " The officials assert that Mr. Kendrick's visit here has no especial significance. SOUTH M'ALESTER FIRE. Union Depot and Katy Dining Hall ' - Burned. South McAlester. L T.. Aug. 28. The large "Katy" dining hall and Union depot of the Choctaw and Missouri, Kansas & Texas railways were entirely destroyed by fire here last night. The loss Is about $10,000. The Are originated on the second floor of the dining hall, being caused by an explosion of a tank of gasoline from which a porter was drawing a supply. The fire spread with trreat raniditv. The porter escaped by dashing through a window and -several of the dining room girls barely escaped with their lives. Nothing was saved from the dining room building. Tonr this structure the flames quickly spread across the Choctaw track to the Union depot, and the employes - hardly had time to get out the baggage and deslfs before, the building was destroyed. A , strong westerly wind was blowing, and for a time it was feared that the large brick blocks across the street would go. The Valley hotel, a two-story frame building, was - badly damaged. . The "Katy" and Choctaw tracks were burn ed out and all the Western Union snd railway telegraph wires at the crossing were burned out, but were repaired and ready for use by midnight:: The rail way companies are preparing to re build the dining hall and will replace the former Union depot with a large brick and stone structures MOUNTAINTORRENTS ; Pour Down on the United Verds Kin- . - ing Plant.' Jerome, Ariz., Aug. 28. This place has Just passed through the worst storm m its history- Water poured down the mountain sides in raging torrents, de positing debris an boulders1 in the United Verde plant to the depth ol from eight inches to two feet. A 35-foot embankment on the Jerome railroad washed out, which will necessi tate the transfer of traffic for several days until the damage can be repaired. On the east' side of Jerome, in - Decep tion gulch, several ' thousand dollars' worth of mining machinery, including a hoist and air compressors, belonging to G. W. Hull, were completely ruined. The property loss - is , estimated at many thousand dollars, but no lives were lost. It is estimated that it will take 100 men 30 days to clear away the debris and put the plant of the United Verde company In the usual condition. ;; Both Pailsd. : Dover, England, Aug. 28. Holbein failed in his attempt to swim the chan nel. He was taken out of the water w'hen a mile from Dover. Frank Holmes of Birmingham who started from Do ver at 5 o'clock this morning in an effort to swim the English channel, was seized with cramps and abandoned the attempt when six miles out. Coleman Is Here. C. C. Coleman, Republican candidate for attorney general, is in Topeka today. He has been making a few campaign speeches at intervals during the past few weeks but has not yet gone actively into the campaign, but will do so belore very long. 1 He is here today to take some depositions in a case in which he is an attorney. New Territory for Lake Shore. ' Cleveland, O., Aug. 28. Announcement Is made by the Lake Shore railroad of the appointment of E. R. . Ingersoll as North Pacific coast freight agent of that company. He will develop a new territory for the Lake Shore which has never been acquired before . by a" representative of that company. . , , Trying for a Naval Station, f London, Aug. 28. Private advice from Paris say it is reported there that Sir James Lyie-Mackay is "trying to secure from the viceroys of the Yangtse valley a concession for a permanent British naval station at the mouth of the Yangtse Klang, but that is not likely that it will be granted, as the other powers will cer tainly object." Excursion Bates via Bock Island k System. St. Joe, Mo.,' and return, account Elks' carnival $2.35 Abilene, Kas., and return. Wood men's log rolling ...... i 2.86 Clyde, Kas., and return. Water melon carnival ; 3.2a For selling dates and return limits see Rock Island agents.