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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL. WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WIRESJILENT.
8t,
Petersburg Cat Off From
Interior Communication.
Telegraph Operators Strike
Throughout the Empire.
A GENERAL TIE UP.
Is Being Discussed by the Work
men's Council.
The Situation of the Govern
ment Is Growing Desperate.
St. Petersburg:, Nov. 29. 12:10 p. m.
The situation has again suddenly grown
xceedingly grave. The Russian capital
Is shut off from telegraph communication
with the Interior. The Pan Russian
strike of telegraph operators declared
yesterday has gone into operation and
the workmen's council Is deliberating
whether to declare a general political
strike throughout Russia tomorrow,
predicating this action upon the alleged
unwarranted arrest of the members of
the peasants' congress at Moscow and
also calling on the people to compel the
employers at St. Petersburg who locked
out 70,000 men to open their doors.
The telegraph strike draws an impen
etrable curtain between the capital and
the provinces which in such a crisis ren
ders the position of the government al
most desperate as being In constant
touch with the military and local au
thorities in the interior is imperative. If
the telegraph strike can he maintained
the government would be compelled to
grope blindly in the dark. The employes
tif the office here have not yet struck
but they are expected to walk out today.
Only two lines are working out of St.
Petersburg.
Telephonic messages from Moscow
which are momentarily expected to irtop,
ay that the operators on the Siberian
lines and on all the lines south, north
and east of Moscow have 6truck. Com
munication with Sebastopol and Odessa"
has ceased. The operators on the lines
throughout the Baltic provinces have
also struck.
The telegraphers' strike Is the di
rect outgrowth of the government's cir
cular prohibiting telegraph operators
from Joining a union which prohibition
IS attributed to M. Dunovo, minister of
the Interior for whose removal from of
fice the radicals are vigorously work-ins-
The minister recently summarily dis
charged the leaders of the Moscow un
ion and yesterday their colleagues sent
a II hour ultimatum to M. Dunovo and
Premier Wltte, demanding the rein
statement of the dismissed men and uie
withdrawal of the obnoxious circular.
No answer being forthcoming at thf
specified time the strike was declared.
The telegraphers of Moscow after leav
ing their keys held a meeting in an ad
Joining building and upon the appear
ance of the police and troops sent to
break up the meeting they declared
firmly that they would not disperse
even if the authorities used force.
Sebastopol Deserted.
Sebastopol being cut off from tele
graph communication with the capital
it Is not known here whether the muti
neers have surrendered or whether (Jen.
Nepteuff, the commander of the fortress
began active operations against them
today. The last dispatch which came
through announced that Sebastopol was
practically deserted except for the
troops. The scared population have
fled In all directions and Balaklava and
neighboring towns were filled with ref
ugees. The streets of Sebastopol were
reported as being flooded with Incoming
troops and artillery and machine guns
have been placed so as to command Ad
miralty Point, the stronghold of the
mutineers while the guns of Fort Con
tartlne had been trained on the sail
ors' barracks. General Neptueff and
the other military officers accordintr to
advices were consulting with a view to
working out a plan to take the mutni
eers by siege, without bloodshed if pos
sible. No further statement was made re
garding the attitude of the Black sea
fleet.
A dispatch to the Novoe Vremya says
not more than a thousand sailors are
now supporting the leaders of the
mutiny who number a hundred. The dis
patch also says that there are only 400
rifles in the sailors' barrack and that
illy a few cartridges are available. The
Slavo whioh is supporting County Wltte
has been exceedingly pessimistic. It
ays revolution constitutes a double
danger as "every success of the revolu
tionists enable the reactionists to point
out the danger of continuing the reform
program, while every turn of the wheel
backwards stimulates the revolutionists
to make new attacks on the govern
ment." The editor of the new pictorial satiri
cal paper Poulemet who was arrested
November 27 has been released. Writing
his experiences he says he was arrested
at 2 o'clock in the morning, that his
apartments were rifled and that he was
held for two days in prison in violation
of the inviolability of person guaranteed
by the imperial manifesto. The public
prosecutor, however, found that the edi
tor had not committed any crime and
M. Dnrnovo was compelled to order his
liberation, "yet this is called the new
regime." says the editor. In conclusion.
Line to Berlin Interrupted.
Benin, rov. 29. 5:25 p. m. The
imperial postoffice announces that all
telegraph communication with Russia
n.is Deen interrupted since noon.
CLOSE TO THE SHORE.
State of
Kansas Is Nearly Out of
Money.
As a result of fhe showing made by
the state treasury examination for the
month of November, made Tuesday af
ternoon by Uovernor Hoch, Auditor
"Wells and Secretary of State Burrow, it
in evident thai the only thing which can
save the state from stamping warrants
not paid for want of funds" in the
months-of December and January is a
dividend nom tne first .National ban!:
A dividend of even 50 per cent would
probably pull the state out of the hole.
At present the examination shows that
there is less than $40,000 in the treasury
with which to meet the November bills.
The state officers, however, lave seen
to it that they are provided for. Their
salaries for the month of November
have already been paid. Consequently
the bills remaining are for salaries of
employes in state Institutions, and other
miscellaneous bills. The $40,000 still in
the treasury will be used for satisfying
these demands as far ss possible. The
ones which come In late will slmplyhave
to wait until the state gets more money.
It is thought that some of the Institu
tions may he late in sending in their pay
rolls this month, m which case It would
give the state a little more time. By
allowing everything to take its full time.
the state officers hope to be able to avoid
the not paid -stamp. Ttrey are banking
entirely upon the First National divi
dend. The treasury examination Tuesday af
ternoon showed that there is 1494,525.83
on hand in the general revenue fund, (ft
this amount about J420.000 is tied up In
the First National. This leaves $74,525
as the true balance. From this must be
subtracted $38,291 which the treasury
examiners found in the treasury in the
form of uncancelled warrants. This
leaves about 136,234 on hand.
The report on the amount of money
In state depository banks shows that
the Bank of Topeka is carrying the
largest balance. It has $68,000.
There are eighteen authorized deposi
tories which have no money at all.
HARVARD COMPLAINS.
Thinks Athletic Relations With Yale
Is a Detriment.
Cambridge. Mass.. Nov. 29. The Har
vard graduates magazine for Decem
ber will contain an article by an un
named graduate of the university set
ting forth that Harvard should abandon
athletic relations with Yale on the
ground that such relations are used by
Tale simply as a basis to claim patity
with Harvard as an institution of learn
ing. Harvard, the writer says, further
more can not win without adopting
Yale methods and this she can not do
without violence to her ideals.
Speaking of an alleged tendency on
the part of the Yale authorities to main
tain silence concerning the "internal
weaknesses" of the university, in con
trast to Harvard's policy of publicity
and self-correction, the writer con
tinues: "The only publicity which Yale has
consistently encouraged is publicity in
athletics. And no wonder. Thanks to
the linking of Yale's name with Har
vard's in the sports of the past thirty
years, the public in Its haphazard fash
Ion has gone on supposing that Harvard
and Yale were about on a level as In
stitutions of education. The truth has
been, of course, that while Harvard has
steadily held the irimacy of Ameri
can universities since 1870, Yale has
dropped to sixth or eieht place In point
of attendance and has been outstripped
by four if not five universities in its
offering of high-grade instruction and in
its professional schools."
The writer declares that Yale, under
the sway of what he terms the "athleto
cracy," has persistently resisted every
attempt to curb or regulate or purify
athletics.
The article goes on to declare that
Yale presidents and professors by their
own admission find the rule of the "ath
letocracy" Irksome. but fear to lose
their popularity by opposing it. The
policy of Walter Camp, which Yni has
adopted for her own, is, the writer says,
responsible for Yale's athletic condition.
"Not that Harvard players have al
ways been above reproach," he adds.
"The temptation to imitate the prac
tices which have brought victory to
their opponents has proved too strong.
"Yale for a quarter of a century has
organized a wonderful athletic Institu
tion whose main business has been to
turn out winning teams and whose rul
ing spirit is 'anything to win.' Let us
part company, for competition between
two competitors so antagonistic in
principles is incompatible."
3 CENT FARE WINS.
Tom
Johnson Scores Final Victory
Over Railway Company.
Columbus, O., Nov. 29. By a decision
of the supreme court today Mayor Tom
L. Johnson of Cleveland, wins a victory
in his fight for three cent fares. On one
ground or another all the other fran
chises granted by the Cleveland city
council, proposing three cent fares have
been set aside by the courts in litiga
tion inspired by the opposition com
panies. The court today reversed the
judgment of the circuit court of Cuya
hoga county in the case of the Forest
City Railway company and E. A.
Greene versus W. J. Day. and dismissed
the petition of the plaintiff below. This
Is final.
The franchise given In Dennison ave
nue to the Forest City Railway com
pany and Greene provides for three cent
fares. Day, a property owner, presum
ably In the Interest of the opposition
companies, enjoined the company from
acting under It on the ground that it
was not legally grafted.
TO ABOLISH FOOTBALL
Call for a Conference of Twenty Col
leges Will Be Issued.
New York, Nov. 29. New York uni
versity will Issue a call for a confer
ence of the twenty colleges whose foot
ball teams have played New York 'ini-
verslty since 1885 when the New York
university football team was organized.
The New York university delegates will
support a resolution that the present
game of football oueht to be abolished.
This action was decided on at a meet
ing of the university authorities today.
Halfback Moore of TTnlon college was
fatally hurt In a game with the New
York university on Saturday last.
HE WILL NOT APPEAL.
McCIellan Is Willing to Have Ballot
Boxes Opened.
New York, Nov. 29. Mayor McCIel
lan today gave his efforts to William R.
Hearst to have the ballot boxes in New
York's recent mayoralty election opened
and the ballots recounted. He an
nounced that he had directed Alton B.
Parker, his attorney, not to appeal
from the decision of the Supreme court
yesterday which ordered five ballot
boxes to be opened.
BIG GAS BLOW OUT.
Tears a Hole In the Ground 100 feet
in Diameter.
Houston, Texas, Nov. 29. A terrific
blow out of gas has occurred in the
Humble oil field, tearing a hole in the
earth 100 feet In diameter.
A derrick and machinery house tum
bled Into the opening and the escaping
gas gives the disturbance a volcanic ap
pearance. Safe Blown Across the Street.
Mount Carmel, 111.. Nov. 29. The
American Exchange bank, owned by
J. M. Mitchell of this city and located
In Browns, 15 miles west of here, was
robbed early today of $1,000.
A part of the safe was blown
through the building and across the
street.
To Cure Cold In One Day.
Take LAXATIVE BROMO quinine tablets.
Druggists refund money If It falls to cure
E. W. GROVE'S signature on each box.25c.
WINTErVS HATS.
The Large H at Built of Genuine
or Imitation Fur.
Charming loathful Effects Ob
tained With Velvet Ribbon.
TOQUES AND TURBANS
Are the Fayorite Models for the
Mat ot Fur.
Loveliest of All the Winter's
Fancies in Millinery.
By K.J
T"
P
By KATHEIUXE ANDERSON.
HANKSGIVING DAY usually
usners in tne nrst good
snowstorm and the girl who is
churchward bent takes this op
portunity to appear in the
most becoming headirear of the
year the fur hat. The soft pelt min
gling in its cozy warmth with the
lightest of summer flowers and furbe
lows sets off a fair face as no other bit
of millinery can. and when snow is
here, surely It is time for fur!
Foremost among the new creations
in fur headgear is the large hat built
entirely of some silky skin. Not only
is the genuine pelt used for this pur
pose, hut in very modish effects, Imita
tion fur cloth is employed with bands
and tails of real fur.
An extremely smart instance of the
latter style is a wide-brimmed hat with
large flat crown covered with the silk
iest gray beaver cloth. Graduated
folds of white chiffon line the Hating
peaked brim and a band of white fox
completes the upper edge. Raised
high on a bandeau at the back, the hat
is pitched well over the face, while a
long white ostrich plume rising from
the back of the crown, falls coquettish)-
on the coiffure. This particular
style of hat is suited to evening as well
as day-time wear, but demands par
ticularly striking features in the wo
man whom it becomes.
More simple and youthful is a som
brero shape built entirelv of chinchilla.
Porcelain blue velvet ribbon is bunched
in loops around a full-blown white
rose. The latter adorns the under side
of the left brim and emphasizes the
inimitable dark and light markings of
this elegant pelt. White velvet rib
bon surrounds the crown and forms a
large bow precisely. at the center of
the front.
One other popular style of large
hat, the mushroom shape, is employed
extensively as a fur model. Very
choice among the offerings of an exclu
sive fur house Is a hat of chinchilla in
the Inverted saucer shape with loose
sack coat to match. A bed of velvet
geranium flowers not the rounding
cluster of blossoms, but the individual
flowers fills in the top of the crown,
and another bunch masses itself
charmingly at the side of the bandeau.
An Alsatian bow of rose velvet ribbon
with steel buckle spreads across the
back and harmonizes with the steel
trimmed rose velvet rosettes on the
coat. Tn place of the geraniums, short
feathers or feather rosettes are em
ployed to cover the top of the mush
room fur hats and to fill In the deep
curve of the brim.
With brim abruptly tilted, a large
hat in pale green felt virtually gives
the effect of a small toque. A wide
band of richly dyed sable forms the
very high crown, the height being ac
centuated by ribbon that rises at the
top. Plastered at the side of the sharp
ly upturned brim on the left, bronze
green ostrich tips cover the entire
space, while a shorter brim on the op
posite side is tacked up by a head of
sable.
In the realm of the season's smart
toques, however. Is where fur appears
largely. Remarkably unique is a tur
ban with high cone-shaped crown and
circular upstanding brim. And still
more unique is the fact that it Is built
of young Alderney skin. Eight brown
velvet pipes the brim, which is con
cealed beneath folds of liberty satin in
white that terminate in a long, stiff,
clerical bow at the front. Prince of
Wales ostrich tips of dowy whiteness
trim the left side.
A fetching little model with mink
trimmings suggests a lovely hat for the
girl who has a short straight neckpiece
of squirrel or chinchilla left from last
year. A three-inch stole Is laid on a
boat-shaped turban frame, to form al
most a point in front. Curving around
to the back, one end passes through a
slit in the other, both ends being wired
to stand out perkily like a smart bow.
Their meeting point is concealed be
neath a large, square buckle. A white
ostrich feather rosette fills In the space
at the center of the fur stole, as well
as the space under the bow at the
back. But with equally charming ef
fect white tulle could be made to serve
the same purpose.
A fashion which promises to be very
popular with the well-dressed girl the
remainder of the season is to have
collars and cuffs of the outer jacket
or heavy coat, or fur, and a large polo
turban of the same pelt. Built entirely
of the fur, very little trimming adorns
the hat, u single brilliant buckle or
button serving, perhaps, to clasp letted
or spangled quills directly in front, or
in cavalier style at the side. Large
beadwork buttons will also be used in
this way.
For more dressy wear, spreading os
prey, bird of paradise, or other of the
feathered tribe in white, will perch
jauntily on these all-fur turbans. On
a Frenchy creation of moleskin, loops
ot Diuc tinsel riDDon filled in a hollow
space at the back. A silver buckle
pinned the end of a blue quill just
where the brim of the hat turned up
and in to give a pointed tricorn ef
fect. Dressy black hats In broadtail
show many variations of the tricorn
shape and are set off by stunning gilt
buckle and gilt braids.
More elaborate still are the hats of
tinsel cloth and lace forming a back
ground for tails, bands and heads of
fur, and rendered extremely dainty by
gatherings of Valenciennes lace. The
example In question shows a simple
circular shape, covered with silver
cloth, tne crown being concealed un
der Princess lace. A wide band of
sable bordered with ecru lace encircles
the sides of the crown, and two sable
tails fall over the hair at the back
Silver tinsel roses nestling in velvet
leaves trim the front of the crown.
Not soon to be forgotten by the wo
man who loves real lace Is a fragile
chapeau in the wardrobe of a young
debutante. A wide benf brim is built
of genuine rose point lace with a slen
der. slanting bow of the same lace
gracing the front slightly to the left
side. Genuine ermine forms a round
flat crown, while tiny ermine tails in
tertwine with the lace bow. Resting at
the center of the bow is a tinsel orchid
and another nestles at the back
amidst graduated layers of pleated
white tulle, A white aigrette juts out
saucily at the left side.
Combining tulle with fur gives ex
quisitely dainty effects. Tulle ruches
Of all sorts appear with fur hats and
pelerines. In fact, the. ruches them
selves look very much like capes.
Noteworthy is one with full gathering
of tulle about the neck and two capes
of different widths in shaded accord-
lon-pleated tulle, the lower cape reach
ing to the shoulder iines. Printed
crepe de chine scarfs also combine
charmingly with fur neckpieces and
form draped bows at the back of fur
hats.
MILE INDOOH RACE RECORD.
Regimental Teams Do Past Work in
New York.
New York, "ov. 29. The World's
record for the mile indoor relay race
was broken last night at the annual
games of the Twenty-second regiment.
The event decided the military inter
regimental relay championship, in
which the Thirteenth and Twenty
third regimental teams are the con
testants. The former quartette won in
the fast time of 3:27 2-5, which is
1 3-5 seconds better than the former
record held by the Twenty-third regi
ment team. The Twenty-third regi
ment team had a lead of five yards
when H. L. Hillman, jr., representing
the Thirteenth regiment, and H. Val
entine started on the final quarter.
Hillman had overcome the lead at the
end of the first lap and won in a
smashing finish.
VICTIM OF HEAVY SEAS.
Big Boat Is Fast on the Rocks North
of Milwaukee.
Minlaukee, Nov. 29. Heavily laden
with coal and with her crew hard at
work at the pumps, a big steamer,
name unknown, Is a victim of the
heavy seas and wind which prevailed
on the west shore of Lake Michigan
yesterday.
The big boat is fast on the rocks 2 5
miles north of Milwaukee and four
miles south of Port Washington. She
is on stern first and her nose Is under
water. The big seas are sweeping
over her and she is in danger of break
ing to pieces. The tug H. H. Meyer,
Cantaln McSweeney, left here with the
life saving crew for the disabled
steamer to render any aid needed.
A half dozen boats are bound to
Milwaukee and are due here today.
Docks Undermined.
Detroit, Nov. 29. Yesterday afternoon
the docks at the mouth of the river
were undermined by the tremendous
waves and thousands of feet of lumber
were washed away. The last vestige
of the barge Harvey Bissell has dis
appeared. The northern part of
Thunder Bay island is submerged and
the weather station and watch house
on the island are surrounded by water.
Fifteen Inches of Snow.
Moorehead, Minn., November 29. A
fierce blizzard has been raging here
since Monday afternoon. Fifteen
inches of snow has fallen. Tho north
wind is increasing In velocity and the
cold Is becoming intense.
Street cars were blockaded all night
and trains from the east are several
hours late. Business is practically
suspended.
Thought to Be the England.
Superior, "Wis.. Nov. 29. The steam
er ashore near here Is now thought to
be the England. 400 feet long. She
nrobablv is the steamer which passed
Two Harbors in trouble early this
morning.
Schooner on the Rocks.
Toronto, Ont., Nov. 29. The Oliver
Mowatt, a Toronto schooner, laden
with coal from Oswego for Bowman
vllle, is on the rocks off Oshawa. The
sailors are lashed to the rigging and
calling for help.
Captain Robinson and four or five
sailors are on board. The schooner
will likely be a total loss.
KOREA TO PROTEST.
Objection to Japanese Control to Be
Made at Washington.
Paris, Nov. 29. The Korean min
ister, Min Yung Tehan, Will sail for
New York today on the Kaiser
Wilhelm It. for the purpose of pre
senting a protest at Washington,
against Japan assuming authorlty
over Korea. The minister says the
protest emanates from the emperor of
Korea, who cabled Instructions to pre
sent a protest to France and the
United States. The American govern
ment has already been advised of
Minister Mm s coming visit. No de
tails of the protest are obtainable. The
foreign office here has received a pro
test from Minister Min but has not
taken any action. The minister's ad
vices say that Japan's assumption of
power was accompanied by a display
of armed force and that the emperor
was treated violently.
Inquiry in French governmental
quarters indicate that there Is no in
tention to act upon the Korean protest.
LAND CASES REOPENED.
By tho Arrest of Amid Todd
Frauds in Nebraska.
for
Omaha, Neb., Nov. 29. With the ar
rest of Amid Todd, in Denver, last
night, the cases of Bartlett Richards
and his partner. Comstock, who were
fined for illegal fencing of government
land are practically reopened. The
charge against Todd is that he con
spired to defraud the government by
securing the filings of soldiers and their
widows on government land in western
Nebraska and after having it proved up
by "dummies' 'turned the title over to
Richards and Comstock. About 88,000
acres of range land is said to have come
into possession of Richards and Com
stock In this manner. Todd formerly
lived in Plattemouth, Neb. The war
rant on which he was arrested in Den
ver was issued from the Nebraska dis
trict of the United States district court
and he will be brought back to answer
the charges against him.
PERVADES WHOLE ARMY
Spirit of Revolt Extends From Vladi
vostok to Europe.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 29. The military
officials at St. Petersburg admit that
no reliance can be placed on the line
regiments, not even on those now sta
tioned here. According to the officers
the spirit of revolt pervades the whole
army from Vladivostok to the European
frontier.
The Manchurian forces, they add, are
almost openly revolting. The officers
further point out that the state of af
fairs at Sebastopol, Odessa, Simferopol
and Tiflis shows out that the revolu
tionary spirit has spread to southern
Russia and Transcaucasia. The garri
son of St. Petersburg has formulated a
series of demands involving the com
plete remodelling of the conditions of
service. The Manchurian army com
plains that It Is not possible to exist in
Manchuria on peace pay and that the
wounded, thousands of whom are still
detained in Manchurfa are suffering un
told tortures on account of deficient
medical resources.
MARKETSJQDAY.
Buying by Shorts Strengthens
the Wheat.
Strong Cables Create Bullish
Sentiment in Corn.
LIVE STOCK TRADE.
Cattle Are ' 10 Cents
Higher.
Hogs
Also Are Lp a Point or
Two.
Chicago, 111.. Nov. 29. WHEAT Active
buying by shorts and commission houses
caused decided strength today in the
wheat market here. The urgent demand
was the result of bullish foreign news.
The principal factor was the report of
rain in Argentina, where harvesting has
Just commenced. The unsettled condition
in Russia, however, had considerable in
fluence. Small receipts in the northwest
furnished additional incentives to buy
wheat. May opened c to c high
er, at 57WS8c, and for a time held around
the SSc mark. Minneapolis. Ihiluth and
Chtcago reported receipts of 593 cars,
against 567 cars a year ago.
The close was strong with May un
c. at 88c.
CORN Strong cables and the advance
in wheat created bullish sentiment in the
corn pit. Shorts and commission houses
were active bidder, but offerings were
light. May opened unchanged to c high
er, at I4'-i44c. and sold up to 44c.
The market closed firm, with May up
c, at 44c.
OATS Oats were firm in sympathy with
other grains. The volume of trading,
however, was small. May opened un
changed to a shade higher, at 31c to 31
32c. and sold at 32c.
PROVISIONS Renewed buying of pork
by shorts caused strength in provisions.
An advance of 10c in the price of live
hogs was one of the main factors. May
pork was up 2227c, at $13.85g13.0.
Lard was up 2c, at 87.37. Ribs were 5
7c higher, at $7.30.
WHEAT Cash: No. 2 red, 8788c; No.
3 red. 85i!i87c; No. 2 hard. 84S6c; No. 3
hard, 82S6c; No. 1 northern. 8790c; No.
2 northern, SJifiSSc; No. 3 spring, S2'ffS5c.
CORN No. 2, 46g46c; No. 3, 42c.
OATS No. 2, SOc; No. 3, 2929c.
RYE Cash: 6Sc; Dec, 68c; May, 72c.
FLAX Cash: N -W., $1.00; S.-W., 94c.
TIMOTHY March. $3.47.
CLOVER-Cash: $13.00.
BARLEY Cash: 36(854c.
Vntional Board of Trade, Kansas City.
Furnished by J. E. Gall, Commissions,
Grains, Provisions. Cotton and Stocks.
Office 110 West Sixth street. Telephone
486. Correspondent Christie Grain and
Stock Co., Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City, Nov. 29.
Open High Low Close Yes
WHEAT
Dec .... 78 80- 7S 78 78
May . . . 80- 80 S0 80 79-
CORN
Dec .... 39 .W4 39Vi- 39 39-
May . . . 39 39 39- 39 39
OATS
Dec .... 30 30 29 30 29
Mav ... 30 30 30 30 30
FORK
Jan ... .13 72 13 90 13 65 13 87 13 60
May . . .13 72 13 SO 13 55 13 70 13 56
LARD
Jan ....715 7 ?2 7 15-17 7 22 7 15-17
May ...7S2 7 37 7 30 7 37 7 30
RIBS
-Tan .... 7 08 7 02-05 6 17 7 07 6 95
May ... 7 22 7 25-27 17 7 22-28 7 15
CONFERENCE OF REFORMERS.
Good Programme and 5ood Attend
ance at Wichita.
Wichita. Kan., Nov. 2S. The programme
for the state conference of the National
Reform association which was held here
last night and today is Interesting. The
conference opened Monday evening with
tho meeting in the First Methodist
church. The sessions Tuesday morning
and Tuesday afternoon were held in the
same church, but the meeting Tuesday
evening will be held In the First Pres
byterian church. A large number of min
isters were present during the conference.
The programme follows:
Monday ning Mr. J. M. Knapp pre
siding. Devotif Hew C. H. Stevens.
Our National Purpose Rev. J. M. Wy
lie, secretary of the National Reform as
sociation. The Proposed Christian Amendment to
the United States Constitution Relating
to Polygamy and Other Federal Ques
tions Rodolph Hatfield.
Tuesday Morning Rev. Allen Davis pre
siding.
Devotional.
Immigration Rev. George B. Plckard.
Marriage and Divorce Rev. Emory
Pearson, D. D.. Lawrence, Kan.
Resolutions and Discussion Rev. Bruce
Griffith.
Secular Education with Resolution
Prof. A. P. Solandt, Fairmount college.
Recognition of Divine Authority Neces
sary to Deliverance from National Per
ilsRev. J. P. Davis, D. D.
Afternoon Session Rev. C. S. Sargent,
D. D., presiding.
Devotional.
National Christianity and Public Edu
cationPresident F. E. Mossman, South
west Kansas college. Winfield, Kan.
National Lawlessness Rev. G. W. Cas
sidy. Sabbath Desecration Rev. F. N. Lvnch,
D. D.
The Cltisen's Obligation In the Enforce
ment of Law John Marshall, Winfield.
Resolution and Discussion Rev. Walter
M. Irvin.
Peace and Arbitration as Related to the
World's Evangelization President E.
Stanley. Friends university.
The Christian Citizenship Pledge Rev.
J. B. Dodds, Sterling, Kan.
LETTER FROM ROOT.
Tells Isle of Pines Rebels to Submit
to Cuba.
Washington, Nob. 29. Secretary Root
has addressed a letter to Charles Ray
nard, president of the American Society
of the Isle of Pines, stating positively
that in his judgment the Isle of Pines
belongs to Cuba and strongly advising
the Americans there to submit them
selves to Cuban law.
Special Thanksyivlnjt Dinner.
With mandolin orchestra 12 to 2:30 p.
m., at the Cremerie tomorrow.
The Consumption Serum.
Rome, Nov. 25. Some interesting
experiments iia.ve uecn maue on uni-
mat at a farm at Montara, in the
province of Pavta, with Professor
Behring s serum, which was much dis-
cussed at the recent tuberculosis con-
gress In Paris. The experiments, which
began in uecemDer. lsu. nave jusi
been controlled by the autopsy of the
animals which had been submitted to
them and which have been killed. The
operation took place in the presence of
a committee composed of Professors
Belsanti, Marainl, Perroncito and Sor
manl. who have recognised the com
plete efficacy of the Behrlng serum.
The commission will publish its re
port shortly.
A mandolin orchestra will discourse
music during Thanksgiving dinner at
the Cremerie tomorrow.
Market Gossip.
Furnished by the A. M. McDermott Cora
Mission Co., Stocks, Grains, Provisions
and Investment Securities. Room 12,
Columbian bldg
Liverpool opening cables: w neat d
higher; corn d higher.
Liverpool, 1:30 p. m. : Wheat ?i'd
higher; corn d higher.
Grain receipts at Chicago: Wheat. 56
cars: graded. 43. Corn, 184 cars; graded,
1. Oats, 125 cars; graded, 8.
Liverpool closing cables: Wheat
d higher; corn d higher.
Estimated grain receipts et Chicago to
morrow: Wheat. 62 cars; corn, 296 cars;
oats. 263 cars.
Northwest grain receipts today: Minne
apolis, 338 cars; Duluth, 189 cars. A year
ago: Minneapolis, 351 cars; Duluth, 192
cars.
Grain receipts today at Kansas City:
Wheat, 96 cars; corn, 99 cars; oats, 9
cars.
Estimated grain receipts at Kansas City
tomorrow: Wheat, 67 cars; corn, 94 cars;
oats, 14 cars.
.Sugar and Coffee at New York
New York, Nov. 29. SUGAR Raw su
gar steady. Fair refining, Sc; centrifugal,
96 test, 3 9-16c; molasses sugar, 2c. Re
fined sugar stoadv. Crushed, $5.40; pow
dered, 4.S0; granulated, $4.70.
COFFEE Market steady. No. 7 Rio,
8 5-16c.
New York Produce Market.
New York, Nov. 29. BUTTER Market
steady. Street price: Extra creamery.
24c. Official prices: Creamery, common
to extra, 16(5f24e; state dairy, common to
extra, 1623c; western imitation cream
ery, extra, 1819c; firsts, 1718e; reno
vated, common to extra, 152ec; western
factory, common to firsts, 1517c.
EGGS Market unsettled. State Penn
sylvania and nearby.faney selected white,
38g40c; state Pennsylvania and nearby,
choice, 3537c; state Pennsylvania and
nearby, mixed extra, 33c; western finest,
$2c: western firsts. 3031c; southern, 21
30c.
POULTRY Alive poultry easy. West
ern chickens. 10c; fowls, 11c: turkeys, 13c.
Dressed poultry steady. Western chick
ens, 13615c; turkeys. 1220c; fowls, 11
13c.
Chicago Produce Market.
Chicago, 111., Nov. 39. BUTTER Fancy
makes steady; others weak. Creamery,
1723c; dairy, 1720c.
EGGS Market Steady. At mark, cases
included, 1834c.
CHEESE Market easier. Daisies, 13
13c; Twins, 11 12c; Young Americas,
1313c.
POULTRY Alive poultry firm. Tur
keys, 14c; chickens, 9c; springs, 10c.
Cn'inn Msrbe
Galveston, Tex.. Nov. 29. COTTON
Market lower, at llc per pound.
New York, Nov. 29. COTTON Sales to
day, 205 bales. Spot cotton closed dull.
Quotations per J00 pounds: Middling up
lands, $11.80; middling gulf, $11.20.
New York Stocks.
Wall St.. New York, Nov. 29. STOCKS
Opening prices in the stock market
showed many changes from last night.
The wide fluctuations, however, were con
fined to the department of specialties.
Amongst these Virginia-Carolina Chemi
cal rose 1 points, Colorado and South
ern 1 points, Reading 1 points. Amer
ican Woolen lost 1 points, Sloss-Shef-field
Steel and Tennesse Coal and Smelt
ing a point and Metropolitan Street Rail
way and Denver and Rio Grande prefer
red large fractions. There were subse
quent reactions which reduced the large
gains and also modified some of the
losses.
Emphasis to the heavy realizing of the
last few days in special stocks by the pre
cipitate fall In prices which occurred dur
ing the first half hour's business. Con
trary to recent operations the entire mar
ket succumbed under this setting. Pull
man and Tennessee Coal yielded 5 points,
Sloss-Sheff ield Steel 4 points and De
troit Southern preferred certificates 3
points. Lead, which had opened strong
ly at 69. fell to 68, and all other previous
ly higher stocks surrendered their ad
vances and Something more. Signs of
support became definite enough to Insure
heavy buying to cover and the market
rose smartly with a number of stocks
mounting to well over yesterday's closing.
Lead rebounded to 7P.4, a gain ot 3
points. Tennessee Coal went up 3 points
from the lowest and Sloss-Sheffield Steel
2 points. In a general way the market
fought back a portion of its losses, but
continued to manifest traces of feverlsh-ness-.
Prices wavered from time to time, the
general movement proving narrow and
dealings less active than recently. The
specialties Joining the upward movement
included Cotton Oil 2 points, Virginia and
Carolina Chemical 1 points. Colorado
and Southern first preferred 1 points
and Rock Island preferred, Brooklyn Dap
id Transit, United States Pipe. Railway
Spring and Distillers' Securities a point.
The general reaction checked this move
ment and carried some stocks lower than
before. Anaconda dropped 4 points. Read
ing's advance to 1 points over yesterday
checked the reaction, but brought trad
ing nearly to a standstill.
Bonds were irregular at noon.
The general list might have been elim
inated from the category of stocks traded
In for all the interest that was manifest
ed outside of Lead and Reading. Both
of these stocks went up in an irresistible
manner, despite the large offerings that
the rise Invited. Reading reached 137
a sain of 2 points, and Lead overshad
owed yesterday's record price, touching
74, a rise of 6 points. New York, Chi
cago and St. Louis preferred Improved 1
points, while Great Northern preferred
lost 1 point. Wisconsin Central l'.i points
and Lead preferred 2 points.
Strength revived In the industrials with
the recovery in Lead. Smelting and
Amalgamated Copper rose 2 points over
last night. Republic Steel and Tennessee
Coal 1 points and Sloss-Sheffield Steel a
point. Central Leather gained 154 points
and Canadian Pacific 1 point. The gen
eral list was rather indifferent to the
movements and was unsettled when the
metal stocks reacted. Lead. Smelting and
Tennessee Coal dropped hack over 2
points. The Metropolitans yielded easily.
Northern Pacific lost 1 and Great North
ern preferred 2 points.
Range of Prices on Stocks.
Furnished by J. E. Gall, Commissions,
Grains, Provisions, Cotton and Stocks.
Office 110 West Sixth street. Telephone
486. Corresoondent Christie Grain and
Stock Co., Kansas City, Mo.
New York, Nov. 29.
Op'n High Low Cl'se Yes
. 142 142 141 142 M2'4
iru. inKii. iru 104V iiui
Stocks
Sugar People's Gas ..
Amal. Copper ..
B. R. T
T. C. I
U. S. Steel
U. S. Steel, pfd
Atchison, com .
C. G. W
St. Paul
R. I., com
Wabash, com ..
Wabash, pfd ..
Mo. Pacific
Western Union
. S9 90 88 S9 88 I
. 87 89 87 88 87
. 122 124 118 123 123
. 37i 37 37i 37 37
. 104 104 104 104 104
88
88
86 87 87
21 21 20 20 21
179 180 177 178 179
24 25 24 24 24
21 21 21 21 21
41 42 41 41 42
100 101 100 101 100
92 92 92 92
163 163
Manhattan
N. Y. Central .... 150 150 149 150 150
Texas Pacific .... 33 34 33 34V4 33
So. Pacific 68 68 67 68 C8
Reading 136 137 134 136 135
Erie
Union Pacific
C. & O
B. O
L. & N
3- ,
Pennsylvania
..49 rj wyz 5'b
. . 136 136 135 136 136
.. 53 54 53 54 54
.. 112 113 112 112 112
. . 151 151 150 150 151
68 69V4
.. 140 340 139 140 140
.. 48 48 46 47 47
. . 119 120 118 118 120
Mej . Traction
C. F. I
New York Money,
New yotK Nov. 29. MONEY Money
on cau nrm, 4ffl5 per cent, closing pld 6
and ottered at 8 per cent; time money
steady; 60 days, 55 per cent; 90 days.
os pt oti. mumim. u
CLOSE: Prime mercantile paper, i.'ib
per cent: sterling exchange weaK. witn
actual business in bankers' bills at $4.?s0ft?
4 8606 for demand and at $4 S260?4 S266 for
60 dav bills: posted rates, $4.83'S4.84 and
$4RT4 87: commercial bills, $4.82.
SILVER Bar silver. 65c: Mexican dol
lars, 50c
BONDS Government bonds steady.
Chicago Live Stok Market.
Chicago. Nov. 29. CATTLE Receipts
today. 15,000 head. Market strong to 10c
higher. Beeves. S3.806.m; cows and heir
ers, $1.254.75; stockers and feeders, 2.25
1 -30th
of the entire
in H wluilkm t the World ft
every year Dv the misters rf
Laxative Bromo Quinine
"Cures a Cold in One Day"
e. W. GROVE'S ienaturM box.
4.15; Texans, $3.4O4.10; westerns. SS.Q09
4.50.
HOGS Receipts today, 80.000 head: esti
mated Thursday, 25,000 head. Market 50
10c higher. Mixed and butchers', $4.TC&
5.06: good heavy, $4.855.00; rough heavy.
$4.654.75; light, $4.6064.97; pigs, $4.20
4.75; bulk of sales. $4.?4.S5.
SHEEP Receipts today. 18,000 head.
Market strong. Sheep. $4.0005.60; lambs,
$4. 76 7. 50.
Kansas City Live Stock Market.
Kansas City. Mo., Nov. 29. CATTLE
Receipts today, 5,000 head. Including HO
head of southerns. Market 10c higher.
Native steers, $3.766.2S; southern steers,
$2.504 25; southern cows, $2.01f3.3: native
Cows and heifers, $2.00gS.lO; stockers and
feeders, $2.504.50; bulls, $2.004.00; calve.
$2.6CKg 25; western steers, $3.004.50; west
ern cows, $2.003.40.
HOGS Receipts today, 10,00 head. Mar
ket 57c higher. Bulk of sales. $4.823i
4.90; heavy. $4.854.95; packers'. HMo
4.92; pigs and lights. $4.604.90.
SHEJSI'- Receipts today. 3,000 head.
Market strong to 10c higher. Muttons,
$4.506.00; lambs, 5.507.26; range weth
ers, $4.50.00; fed ewes, 83.5OS.t0.
K. C. Live Stock Sales Today.
The following sales were made today at
the stock yards, Kansas Uity, Mo., and
telephoned to The Topeka State Journal
by Clay. Robinson & Co.. live stock com
mission merchants, with offices at all
markets.
Kansas City, Nov. 29.
CATTLE Receipts today, 5,000 head.
Market strong to 10c higher.
HOGS Receipts today. 10.000 head. Mar
ket 510e higher. Bulk ot sales, ItMV
4.92; top, $4.97.
KILLING STEERS.
No.
21..
17..
40..
104..
56.
42..
30.
25..
20.
11.
Wt.
Price,
No.
Wt.
.1468
.1408
.VIM
13SS
.117?
Price.
$6 55
4.65
4
6 30
4 60
4.36
3.35
S.70
4-.0S
.1321
.1371
.1223
.1287
.1213
$!.85
4.80
4.75
4.85
18.
38.
22.
21.
16.
4.70
4.50
.1285
8.
.1196
WESTERN STEERS.
. 986
30.
42.
46.
808
. 724
.1067
.1296
2.90
3.45
4.50
.1152
.1246
COWS.
20 1001
1 1260
17 911
3.10
3.45
3.15
3.05
2.75
15 1182
3.15
IS
3 16
2.80
1.J0
3.75
3.50
5.00
5.6-)
5.75
7 1018
21 1167
54 1C06
24 1063
20 900 2.75 15 961
HEIFERS.
676 5.00 I 26 1045
704 3.98 I 31
CALVES
170 6.00 1
170 5.25 1
140 6.25 2
359 3.10
M
1
5
1
56
16"
170
IS)
STOCK STEERS.
M
21.
a.
.. 486
.. 861
2.00
69.
: 09
L40
3.60
20.
936
3.10
BULLS.
3 1123 2.25 i
HOGS.
No. Wt. Price. (No. Wt.
76 260 $4.96 I 13 M?
70 263 4.95 I 70 !62
87 215 4.95 1 65 250
74 267 4.S6 41 253
74 236 4.95 SS 2S0
57 335 4.92l 52 251
20 237 4.92 62 233
61 220 4.90 87 399
80 221 4.90 66 224
9 210 4.90 79 240
82 219 4.90 68 280
69 24S 4.9 61 22S
78 210 4.90 86 398
84 220 4.87 64 246
82 236 4.87 52 233
74 292 4.87) 47 218
83 201 4.85 84 196
IS 208 4.85 57 190
17 205 4 .85 I 93 179
23 186 4.Sl HE 198
27 173 4.82 181 18
79 214 4.82! 83 191
106 154 4.77! 86 174
Price.
$4.96
4.16
4.96
4.95
4.96
Kansas City Prodeve Market
Kansas City. Nov. 29. Close WHEAT
Receipts today. 57 cars. Quotations
were firm and as follows: Dec.. 78c;
Mav, 80c; July, 78c. Cash: No. 2 hard.
81(584c: N. 3 hard. 77g83o; No. 2 red, !;
92c: No. 3 red, 86S9c.
CORN Market firm. Dec, 39c; May.
39c; Julv. 39c. Cash: No. 2 mixed.
40c: No. 3 mixed. 41c; No. 2 white, 40
41c- No. 3 white, 40c.
OATS Market steady. No. 2 white. 32c;
No. 2 mixed, 30c.
RYE Market steady. 63c.
HAY Market steady. Choice timothy,
$11,005(11.25; choice prairie. 39.00-S9.50.
Et'TTER Market steady. Creamery.
21c; dairy, 19c.
EGGS 25c.
Topeka Market.
Topeka. Nov. 29.
IFurnlshed by Charles Wolft Packing Co.
Yards close at noon on Saturdays.
HOGS.
MIXED AND BUTCHERS' ....$4.454.53
HKAVY 4.654J4 7T
LIGHT 4.35B4.S0
COF.N FED CATTLE.
STEERS $3.5004.69
HEIFERS 2.K0XM)
COWS 2.60i-'.75
BULLS 2.00S2-
CALVES 3.00g.7S
FAT CALVES (150200 lbS.) 4.60
Send In only good calves, not half fat
stock.
Furnished by J. B. Blllard. Central
Mills. 534 North Kansas Ave.J
NO. 2 WHEAT 7307EO
NO. 3 WHEAT 71373c
NO. 4 WHEAT 68c
NO GRADE WHEAT S3e
CORN S3f236c
NO. 2 OATS $e
NO. 3 OATS - 28c
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
rFurnished by S. E. L'ix. 210 Kansas ave.J
FRUITS.
COCO ANTTTS Per doz.. 65c.
HICKORY NUTS Per bu . $1.491.46.
FIX1RIDA GRAPn; FRUIT Per box,
$E.255.50. m ,, m
ORANGES Per box. $2.003.25.
APPLES Per bbl., $t 0O1T450.
LEMONS-Per bo $4.253.0ti.
PEARS Per box. $2.25.
GRPES-Catawba. 20c; Almerht, per
bbl . $6.5Oa7.00. . . .
CRANBERRIES Per bbl., $11.00.
-IQSper box, 70&S5c.
BA NAN AS-$2 0OS2.S5 per bunch.
NEW DATES Per lb.. 5c.
W VEGETABLES.
SPINACH Per bn . 85e.
CE'.EftY -Blue ribbon, per bench. Soe.
cot iTOES-Kaw Valley, per bu.. fir?
i Colorado, per bu., SOc; Nebraska, per bu..
SWEET POTATOES Per bu., 70c.
CABBAGE- Per cWt.. $1.75.
nS'IoVS-PPr bn.. S0S5c.
SPANISH ONIONS-Per crate. $2.00.
FULL CREAM CHEESE.
KANSAS Y. A. 14c. lb.
NEW YORK STATE twhite) 15c lb.
BLOCK SWISS 16c lb.
BRTCK 15c lb.
OYSTERS.
NEW YORK EXTRA SELECTS Per
CSTANDARD Per can. 25c.
NEW YORK COUNTS Per can, 46c.
BULK OYSTERS.
STANDARDS Per gal.. $1.40.
EXTRA SELECTS Per gal., $1.75.
BUTTER. EGOS. POI'LTRY.
rjobbers' Prices Furnished by Cope &
Co., 194 Kansas Ave.l
POrLTRY Hens, 7c lb.; large springs,
Tc lb : medium to small. SSMOo lb.; tur
keys, live, 12c; ducks, live, 9c; geese, live,
8c
EGOS Fresh. 25c per doz.
COUNTRY BUTTER Fresh, 18S0c lb.
HAY.
Furnished by the City Hay Market. 417
Quincv street.
PRAIRIE Loose, per ton S7.00S7 50
PRAIRIE Baled 7.50$ 09
ALFALFA Loose 8.009 08
CANE - 5 5
ALFALFA Baled 10 00
BTRA-tV-per ton 8 04
KAFFIR CORN Baled w
Topeka Hide Market.
Topeka, Nov. 29.
Prices paid in Topeka thlB week, based
GREEN SALT, CURED AilLm
1 NO. 1 TALLOW Jj,

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