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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOUBNAI-r-THUBSDAY E VEHING, JUNE 13, 1907.
3 ADDS BURGLARY. Harry Orchard Farther Ex- tends His List of Crimes. Broke Into a Railroad Depot and Bobbed It. PLANNED KIDNAPING But Bad Weather Prevented His Carrying It Out. Cross-Examination Seems Be Nearing the End. to Boise. June 13. When court reconvened-Wednesday afternoon, in the Haywood case. Orchard was still on tha stand. After the recess Richardson's cross examination of Orchard led down at last to the time Orchard first started out on the mission which eventually reunited In the death of former ooer nor Steunenberg, for whose murder Haywood is on trial. It was at the conference with Moyer. Haywood and Pettibone after Moyer's return from California in August, 1905. that the matter was first mentioned. Orchard said Mover had just finished telling him to get rid of Johnny Neville when Havwmii brought up the killing of ;tjin n 1.11 "Haywood said it would be a good thing to get Steunenberg," Orchard re lated "He said we could then go back to Paterson. N. J., and write letters to Peabody. Bell. Goddard. Gabbert and some of the mine owners ana ten thpm thev were not forgotten and that the only way they could avoid getting what Steunenberg got was io n Haywood said it would be like a liv ing death to all these men to know some one was after them all the time. "Haywood also said Kd Boyce had nlwavs wanted something done to Fteunenberg. "Moyer spoke up and said that he thought it would have a good effect to get Steunenberg after letting him go so many years. Haywood said he had sent Art Baston. Ed Mitzer, Steve Adams and a man named McCarthy to Caldwell to get Steunenberg. but they had not succeeded. Pettibone said he thoueht it would be a hard proposition to get a man in a little town like Cald well." m "Pettibone balked at this, did he?" "No sir; he just said he thought it would be hard." "Hard to get a man who drove out into the mountains alone every day r A Hart! Proposition. "He said it would be a hard propo sition. Orchard said Pettibone suggested that he take the Peabody bomb on the trip. Orchard had brought the bomb from Canon City to Denver and buried it. This bomb was rather unique in that an alarm clock was attached. When the alarm went off a string fas tened to the alarm key would wind up and pull over the bottle of sulphuric acid which would explode the giant caps and dynamite. Orchard said. he asked1 "for '$300 td cover the expense of his trip to Nevada to get Neville and to Idaho to assassinate Steunen berg. He got $240 just before start ing and had $80 previously. "Was anything said at your confer ence with Moyer, Haywood and Pet tibone regarding a ranch?" "Yes sir. I said that if I finished the job I was starting out on I ought to be through with this business and have the ranch I had been promised." "Then you were getting tired of the business at last?" "Yes. sir. Pettibone ppoke of getting the ranch up on the Puget sound." "Wasn't that because of a letter he had got from a man from up there who said it was a great place where you had clams in the front yard and chickens in the back yard: that the high tide would leave the clams in the front yard and the chickens would eat the clams and all he had to do was to ki'.l the chickens?" "There was something about a let ter." Senator Borah suggested that if the defense had such a letter in its posses sion the letter would be the best evi dence. "We have not got it," snapped Rich ardson. "I thought not." said Borah. "Seems to me." chimed in Darrow, "that the clams would be the best evi dence." There was general laughter and the "clam ranch incident was closed. A Ranch for All. "Pettibone said he thought it would be a good thing for us all to have a ranch ur near the British Columbia line." said Orchard. Starting from Denver. Orchard said Pettibone helped him pack his trunk. He helped put in a bomb case and 25 pounds of dyna mite. . With this dangerous burden the trunk was checked as ordinary bag gage to Nampa, Idaho, nine miles from Bankrupt Sale of Fitwell Shoe Stock $40,000 worth of Shoes and Oxfords at sacrifice prices. Every Shoe and Oxford in the Fitwell stock cut to bottom. We bought these goods at 85c on the dollar and - have ar ranged the shoes on tables with prices as follows: 40c a Pair. Pair. 5o a Pair. l.O.I a Pair. 95J a Pair. $2.45 a Pair. $2.95 a Pair. Tou will find Fine Dress Shoes of well known makes and dependable qualities in this offering to fit every man, woman and child. John!. ELLET "enry C. Si5 Kansas Ave. Caldwell. Orchard bought a round trip ticket to Portland. Ore., the Lewis and Clark exposition being on at the time. He stopped off several days at Salt Lake. . He met several friends while there. They commented upon his evident prosperity and he told them he had an easier way to make money than by working. "Did you tell them you were a. card sharp and that you made your money that way .' asKed .Richardson. "No." "And that you were en route to Portland to run a shell game?" "No." From Salt Lake Orchard came on direct to Nampa and began to make inquiries there about Steunenberg. After he had been in Idaho some time Orchard said he called up Bill Easter ly at Silver City. Idaho, on the long distance telephone. "I asked him if he didn't want to come over and help me on a contract. He said he was too busy to leave at that time." "What were you going there for?" asked Richardson. "To see Jack Slmpklns and Dave Coats about a conversation we had in Denver." Went to Caldwell. From Nampa Orchard went to Cald well where he spent a day or two. Governor Steunenberg was in Boise, however, and Orchard came on here. "By the way." said Richardson, "didn't Haywood tell you that Steunen berg rode out in a buckboard every day to one of his sheep ranches and that would be a good chance to get him?" "He told me the governor did that; he did not say where to get him." Orchard said a commission man to whom he had gone to inquire about buying Iambs pointed Steunenberg out to him. He learned the governor was stopping at the Idaho hotel. Orchard went over and got a room on the Fame floor as the governor. He entered the room with a pass key and looked around with the idea of getting the bomb under the bed In a grip with an alarm clock to set it off. "The bomb would have blown the hotel all to pieces, wouldn't it?" "Yes." "And you were willing to do that?" "Yes." "Did you expect to stay in the hotel that night " "No, sir." "You wer willing to kill everybody but youraelf?" "Yes." Orchard said he had not brought the trunk containing the bomb from Nampa at the time he Investigated Governor Steunenberg's room. He abandoned the Idea for fear that his quick get away would arouse suspicion. "Why did you not tell us about this proposed attempt in- your direct testi mony?" "Because I was not asked." "You were, told several times to tell your story in narrative form?" "I don't know what you mean by nar rative." Went to Portland. Abandoning temporarily the pursuit of Steunenberg, Orchard went on to Portland and then to Seattle where he made inquiry about some ranches up near the British Columbia line. From Seattle Orchard went to Spokane en route to the Coeur D'Alenes. "What were you going there for?" asked Richardson. '"To see Jack Simpkins and Dave Coates about a conversation we had in Denver." Mr. Cjates. a former lieutenant gov ernor of Colorado and now the owner of a newspaper in northern Idaho who tias been summoned as a witness for the de fense was asked to stand up and con front Orchard. He was promptly iden tified by the witness. Orchard said that Coats naa tow mm in Denver about how rich his old part ners in the Hercules mine had become. He told me he thought it would be a good chance for me to get even by steal ing August Paulson's child and demand ing $50,000 or $60,000 ransom." "Had you met Mr. coates Derore this?" No." 'And the first time he saw you he suggested that you kidnap one of your old partner's children?" He told the plan to pettiDone ana to me. Pettibone told me he was an right. Coates said he would help and take a part of the money. He said he could have Paulson leave the mon ey with him." Arriving in Wallace unere uum Simpkins and Coates lived Orchard saw Simpkins first and told him of the kidnapping plot. Simpkins agreed to to Coates about tne matter. or chard also met Paulson, who gave a cordial welcome. He invited Orchard to dinner. You accepted his hospitality, ate at his table, met his family and plan ned to steal his child? "I was thinking about it." "Went Broke" In Wallace. Orchard said he renewed many old acquaintances in Wallace ana soon went broke. "Didn't Coates tell you you wouldn't dare steal the Paulson child and that if you tried it he would denounce you?" "No sir. he did not." "And didn't Simpkins go and warn Paulson ?" "No sir, he did not." "What caused you to abandon the plan ?" "The weather got bad." "That's all that saved Paulson's children?" "That was one reason." Orchard had to pawn some of his Jewelry while in Wallace. He had the bomb trunk with, him and he decided to get rid of the infernal machine. Starting to throw the bomb into a creek. Orchard met a man named Cunningham who wanted to know what was in the package. "When I told him. he wanted it," said Orchard. "He said he wanted to throw, it into the 'Tiger' a poor man's boarding house, and kill a lot of scabs. I refused at first, but finally gave it to him on his promise to throw it away if he did not use it." "The bomb finally was thrown into the river wasn't it?" - "I don't know. Orchard said that Vincent St. John vouched for Cunningham, saying he had done some work for him. . Orchard said he received some money in Wallace, but in leaving he had to borrow $400 from Paulson. He also borrowed $5 from Dave Coates and small sums from various persons. He gambled a good deal. "And you cc mmitted burglary while vou were in Wallace, didn't you?" "I don't know exactly what you mean by burglary," said Orchard. Robbed a Depot. "I mean breaking into the Oregon Railway & Navigation depot." "Oh, yes, I have done that," said Orchard amid laughter. He said he also robbed a cash register of $35 or $40, but denied stealing any merchan dise. Orchard said he and Simpkins stole a trunk out of the depot. They were looking for jewelry, but secured a trunk with left footed boots drum mer's samples. Orchard said he wrote to Moyer at Butte for some money. "Why didn't you send to Haywood and Pettibone? You say they always told you you could get what you wanted?" "I knew I wasn't In Wallace on what then- had sent me out for and thought I would wait until I got back to Caldwell before asking them tor more. If I hadn't got the money from Paulson I would have wired them. Orchard denied that he had de nounced - Steunenberg to Paulson or that he had complained that if he hadn't been driven out of the Coeur D'Alenes by Steunenberg he would be rich from his one-sixth interest in the Mrciiles. "But vou got from Paulson the money on which you traveled to Cald well to kill Steunenberg?" "Yes " Before he left Colorado, Orchard admitted that he had written to Paul son asking him for $5,000 to help start an ice plant. pettiDone suggested mia as an easy way to get some money. As court adiourned for the day At torney Richardson announced that he would probably conclude his cross ex amination of Orchara toaay. UNCLE SAM CASE DRAGS The Trial Judge Reproves tbe Attor iieys for "Wrangling. Leavenworth, Kan., June 13. "The main Question we are interested in is only approached once an hour," - was the remark of Judge Amidon while Attorney Wilson was examining a wit ness in the Uncle Sam OH company case near the end of the second day of the trial Wednesday afternoon, Only three of a long list of witnesses have been examined so far. Edwin A. Krauthoff. of the law arm of Karnes, New & Krauthoff. who Tucker alleges are Standard Oil con spirators, was on the witness stand most of the afternoon. Mr. Krauthoff swore that his firm had no connection with the Standard Oil company. Krauthoff said a collecting department in connection with the firm had re ceived a number of small accounts from the Standard Oil company ror collection. The last one In May, 1906, amounted to $11. In the life of the law partnership about $500 had been collected, for which it was paid' $o0, but after attorneys in other, places were paid they had received exactly $16 from the Standard Oil -company in nine years. "Did your firm receive instructions from the Standard Oil company the day before the bankruptcy suit was filed to go ahead and put the Uncle Sam company out of business?" asked Mr. Wilson. "Never received this or any other instructions from the Standard Oil company," replied Krauthoff. Krauthoff told in detail of Tucker meeting him and volunteering to make out a deed of trust and of Tucker sending bonds to Krauthoff's office to be used for the bankruptcy suit in order to secure the appointment of a receiver. He testified that Tucker was strongly in favor of a receiver until Mr. Morse was appointed then he showed dissatisfaction. At one point, when questioned as to why h3 had insisted on pushing this case against Tucker, he said: "No man can make the allegations against the firm of Karnes. New & Krauthoff that Tucker and others have and go unrebuked. I am after Mr. Tucker, and will keep after him." At one point where a squabble arose between the lawyers Judge Amidon in terfered and said: "Mr. Krauthoff admits he received these bonds, $2,500 worth, and paid noth ing for them, neither did he give a re ceipt for them and admits he gave them to othef parties. It is for the court and not youvlawyers tOdetern4n-a to the legallt jf of this." : - "Why did you get $2,500 in bonds when $500 would have been plenty for your purpose?" asked Wilson. "Why, they just brought that much, there is no particular reason." "Why did you not sign the petition to have the proceedings stopped when Tucker severed his relations with you and Jones and asked to have this done?" "Jones didn't ask this of me." Mr. Alexander New, of the same firm, when put on the stand, told practically the same story as Krauthoff regarding their relations to the Uncle Sam com- j pany. . He denied that his firm is in any way or has ever been in the paid employ of the Standard Oil company. He admit ted the firm has taken Standard Oil ac counts for collection ar times, but as they were working on commission and fell down on the collections, they got no money. Just before 6 o'clock the case was continued. MISS FISH WEDS. Five Thousand Invitations Were Issued for the Ceremony. New York, June 13. Miss Marian Fish, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish, and Albert Z. Gray, son of Judge John Clinton Gray, were married yesterday afternoon at St. Bartholomew's church. Nearly 5,000 cards of Invitation had been issued and the wedding was one of the most no table of the season. Many society people returned from their summer homes to be present at the ceremony and reception and the marriage of Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish's daughter rivaled In social Importance the weddings of the younger smart set who have married titles. The cer emony was performed by Dr. Morgan Dix. assisted by the Rev. Dr. Thomas of Garrison,' N. Y.. and the full wed ding choral service was sung by the choir. Miss Fish's wedding gown was of white satin, with old point iace. A diamond buckle caught up the lace in the back of the gown. She wore an expensive old point lace veil and car ried a bouquet of pure white orchids. There were no bridesmaids, and Miss Fish was attended only by Miss Janet Fish, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Fish. Miss Janet Fish wore a white lace gown, with a blue sash, and a white Leghorn hat. She carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley. Austin Gray attended his brother as best man and the ushers were Stuyves ant Fish, jr., and Sidney Fish, brothers of the bride. John Clinton Gray, jr., and Henry G. Gray, brothers of the bridegroom, and Reginald C. Vander bilt, Charles Oelrlchs. Arthur Delano Weeks, Jr., Reginald Clark. F. P. Mar vin. Kenneth T. Budd, Philip Liver more. J. L. Loverlng and S. Bartlett of Boston. In St. Bartholomew's church were great floral flambeaux set along each side of the aisle from the door to the chancel. These flowery torches were made up of white and pink . peonies, while the altar was grouped with palms. Intermingled with peonies of pink and white. Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish directed that after the ceremony the thousands of flowers be taken to the patients in Bellevue hospital. Greeley's Old Secretary Insane. Allegan, Mich., June 13. Don C. Henderson, once private secretary of Horace Greeley .and for many years publisher of the defunct Allegan Jour nal was yesterday taken to the insane asylum at Kalamazoo by direction of the probate court. .. - . ORCHARD WEEPS. (Continued from-. Page One.) - "He told me David, had been a mur derer and had gotten forgiveness." Here at least the heart of the crim inal was touched the thick armor was pierced. Tears welled to Or chard's eyes. He shook them oft and wiped the stains away with his hand kerchief. But Orchard did not hesi tate with his replies they came as promptly as ever and he soon regain ed control of himself when Richardson plunged into a line of questioning. In tended to develop what McParland had told Orchard concerning the story of the Molly McGuires in the anthra cite fields of Pennsylvania. Orchard said McParland had told him a good deal about the lawlessness of the Molly McGuires. - "Kelly the Bum." "Did he tell you 'about "Kelly the Bum?'" "Yes, sir." "And that Kelly had committed many murders, but turned state's evi dence and escaped 'punishment?" "He told me he was a witness." "Did he tell you he had promised ti protect Kelly and had kept his word?" "No, sir." "And that after the trials he gave Kelly $1,000 on which, to leave the coun try?" m "No, sir." "What did he tell you?" - "He said a subscription had been ta ken up and said $"00 or $800 had been collected for Xelly." "And that he was allowed to leave the country?" "Yes, sir." , i "And that Kelly had reformed and become a good citizen?" "I think he said Kelly never did re form." "Did he tell you about a man named Kerrigan getting off for testifying?" "No, sir." Orchard said that when he was first Introduced to McParland, the detective wanted to know if the prisoner believed in God. - "I had been thinking about such things." said Orchard. "McParland said he believed I had something to do with the murder of Steunenberg and that I had been at the headquarters of the Western Federation of Miners." Continuing his questions about Mol ly McGuires, Richardson wanted to know if McParland had told Orchard of a man named "Muff" Lawlor. Never Heard of "Muff" Lawlor. . "No. sir," said Orchard. "Didn't McParland tell you that at the time he was sent into the anthra cite fields there had been but three murders, but after he became a mem ber of the miners' union and the Molly McGuires there were twenty or more? No, sir. ' Before the witness was allowed to answer the question, however, there came a vehement protest from Attor ney Hawley for the state, who declar ed that no latitude of cross examina tion gave the counsel the right to put an imaginary conversation into the mouth of a witness and thus prejudice the jury despite the fact of denials of any such conversation. Richardson in reply declared that Orchard has been fitted for this examination," was an accomplice and a master criminal, but was now trying to help the state. "If there had been influence or in ducement as to securing this evidence we have a right to inquire into it," the attorney contended. Judge Wood said he would allow the widest latitude. "Didn't McParland tell you that ev ery, man of the Molly. McGuires who turned state's evidence was allowed to go free?'' - ' "I don t know that ne aia. some or them escaped." ' "Did he promise- you liuu or sou if you confessed and Involved others?" "No sir. he aid not." "But that was the Impression he left upon you .' "I don't know mat tnere was any impression except that I doubted the truth of what he told me about the men." Richardson took Orchard back to his home in Canada and asked if he had not been connected with a Sunday school. Orchard replied in the af firmative but said he had never been a superintendent. The witness said he often went to church as a young man to Quaker meetings with his par ents and to the Methodist church with his first wife. "Did you belong to the church when you ran away with another man's wife and sold short weight cheese?" "No, sir." "Did you ever parade with the Sal vation army?" "No. sir." Orchard said McParland told him he was something like "Kelly the bum" and that Kelly had gone free. After McParland began to visit him Orchard remained In the same cell but his food was served from the guards kitchen not the ordinary prison fare. ORCHARD AND PEABODY MEET. Prisoner Witness Tells the Governor He Is Ashamed. Boise. June 13. Former Governor Peabody and Harry Orchard met face to face in the office of J. H. Hawley a few minutes after the recess was taken at noon. Orchard, while plainly nervous from the strain of the morn ing's examination, had recovered his equanimity and was speaking to one of the men who had accompanied him from the court house when the gover nor entered. Orchard recognized him at once. As Mr. Peabody approach ed the man who had hunted him for a year seeking an opportunity to kill him. Orchard's face changed. He shrank back and trembled. The for mer governor smilingly held out his hand, saying: "How are you. Orchard?" Orchard broke down completely. He said: "I am ashamed to look at you, sir; I am ashamed to speak to you." The governor reassured him In a few words and Orchard replied: "I am thankful that I did not kill you and am spared the thought of that crime." Steamer Ohio Runs Aground. Victoria. B. C. June 13. Private advices from Nome state that the steamer Ohio of the White Star line ran aground at Cape Nome yesterday and four persons -were drowned as a result of something going wrong with the falls when the boats were being lowered. It is believed that the steam er struck ice and was damaged so that she began to fill, making It necessary to run her ashore. Wm. Allen White Talks to Graduates. Norman, Okla., June 13. William Allen White, author, and editor of the Emporia Gazette, delivered an address today to the graduates at the fifteenth annual commencement of the Univer sity of Oklahoma. Governor Frank Frantz also addressed the students. Made Her Drink Acid. Indianapolis, Ind., June 13. Robert Jolly killed his daughter Gladys, aged 9 years, here today by forcing car bolic acid down her throat. He had been drinking and when arrested later talked incoherently. It is believed his mind la affected. MARKETSTODAY. Prices of Wheat Weak at Open ing But Later Firm. Corn Is Especially Active in September Options. LIVE STOCK TRADE. Cattle Are Steady Native Steers Bring 5.00 to 6.40. Hogs Are Quoted at Ten Cents Lower. Chicago.June 13. WHEAT Prices in the wheat market were somewhat settled at the opening today, ranging from c lower, to c higher. Later prices became firm on a. c-nod demand from shorts and commission houses. The weakening influ ences at the opening were' lower prices on the Minneapolis curb and improved weather conditions in Kansas. September wheat opened q lower to gc high er, at 92f(jV3'4c, ana tnen soia at oi-jsc Minneapolis, Duluth and Chicago report- n,l rwpint nf 311 rani At the end of the first hour prices broke sharply on selling by prominent duiib. in the last half of the session a rally took place on reports of a good export demand. September advanced to 94c under this stimulus which was mora than 2 cents above the low point of the day. The close was strong, September lc higher, at 94'iriS4:4e. CORN The corn market was active, es pecially in the September option at the ODeninsr. Prices were firm, but later wMkpnMl on HAlllinar bv elevator interests September corn opened a shade to sc hlcViai- at KlfHIXLr ar,A nnM At The market broke in sympathy with wheat, September declining to 51c. The close was steady with September Kc lower, at 529ic OATS The oats market opened firm with an active trade. Shorts were eager bidders for the September option. Sep tember opened V6c higher, at 3bWH&c, A fnr a Hmo hlrl within that railKe. PROVISIONS- The provisions market opened easier, but later prices became firm on good buying by pit traders. Sep of lower, at 115. ia. and sold at $15.85. Lard was unchanged to 2c lower, at - W. rtKe-s i-s. ana sum ; $8.77. Ribs were 5c lower, at $3.57. and sold at $S.628.65. WHEAT No. 2 red. 9092c; No. 3 red, 885-91c: No. 2 hard, 8991c; No. 3 hard, 82 89c: No. 1 northern, $1.00(31.01; No. 2 northern. 9Sc$1.00: No. 3 spring, 9598c. CORN No. 2, 5252c; No. 3. 62 52c. RYE Cash: $6gS7c. BARLEY Cash: 70?ri5c. Chicago Jlarket. Furnished by J. E. Gall. Commissions. Grains Provisions. Cotton and StocMs. Office 110 W. Sixth at. Phone 4S6.1 ; Chicago, June 13. Open High Low Close Yes WHEAT Julv ...W 92' S94 Sept ... 92-93 91-92 94- 92-93 ' Dec .... 94 CORN - Julv ... 52 53-53'i, 51 . Sept ... 53-53 53-53 61 . Dec .... 51- 51-V 50 96-H 94 52; 52i 61 52T4-53 52-53 51-61 OATS Julv 42-42 42H 3o-36 36 36 36 41 35 36 15 65 15 75 8 55 . 8 70 ' -8 42 8 57 42 Sept 35-36 36H 36-36 Dec .... PORK July .. -15 65 Sept ...15 75 LARD July ... S 55 . Sent ... 8 75 15 82 15 92 15 So 15 92 15 70 15 77 8 65 8 82 8 67 8 80 8 55 . July Sept ' ! 8 4 ' "8 S0 ,?S 37 " 8 67 S SO 8 67 8 47 -GO 8 63 Kansan City Grain Market. Furnished by J. E. Gall. Commissions, Grains Provisior.a. Cotton and Stocks. Office 110 W. Sixth st. Phone 4a6.J Kansas City, June 13. Open High Low Close Yes WfTl'AT July ... 84 86 S3H-?;S6 S4i Sept ... S5 87 84 S .,525 s, Dec .... S6 S9- 86 89- 8i- QUESTION HIS SANITY. Fred Laird Has Been Taken Into . Custody Again. ' Fred, Laird is in the county jail awaiting Inquiry into his sanity by a commission. This inquiry will be made in tbe probate court on Saturday morning Laird was taken into cus tody by Sheriff Wilkerson and his deputies Wednesday afternoon on the complaint of neighbors of the Laird family on Randolph street which were to the effect that they feared for their lives because of Laird's actions and threats with a revolver. A number of years ago Laird Jump ed into notoriety in this city by de manding J5.000 from Charles Wolff, the wealthy Topcka packer, under a threat of kidnapping his son and kill ing him. This happened about the time that the country was wrought up over the kidnapping of the Cudahy boy by Pat Crowe. Laird was arrested for his attempt to blackmail Mr. Wolff. He was then tried on an insanity charge and de clared to be insane. After passing sometime in the asylum he was dis charged as cured. A couple of months ago an Insanity proceeding was brought against Laird but his mother interceded so hard for him that the matter was not pressed. She is satisfied now that her son's mind is again unbalanced and will not object to the present proceed ings against him. In fact she has been in such fear of him of late that she has not been sleeping at home. Laird was more violent yesterday around the neighborhood than he has been for some time. He went down town early in the morning, exchanged a fine pair of shoes for an old pair and some money to boot and used this money to buy a revolver with. He went home with the revolver and threatened to shoot a half dozen per sons against whom he thought he had grudges. Several of the persons threatened called on the sheriff's office for help and when Mr. Wilkerson and his deputies got out to the Laird home, the man they were after was peace fully seated on the front porch and smoking a cigar. A few minutes be fore he had hidden his revolver in the house. Laird Is about 30 years old. He is married but his wife left him five years ago. maIlwas light. President's First Vacation Day a Quiet One. Oyster Bay. L. I., June 13. The first day of President Roosevelt's va cation was begun in accordance with the announced plan for quiet. No visitors were scheduled and the morn ing mail which Secretary Loeb car ried to Sagamore Hill was small. The office force was thoroughly or ganized this morning- and began work for the summer..'. STOGir SUIPPEHS To Insure Yourselves Best Results Consign To Clay, Robinson & Co., U?s Stsst Conmlssisa UsnSsaaij, StesS Ysrfc. tea Gift. fk 60. UMAHft. OCKViH. SNKW Topeka business men advertise in The State Journal because it is the paper the read. V CORN July ... 47 Sept ... 47 Dec 45 48 46 4S . 48 48 47 47 48 45- 45 45 45 Kansas City Live Stock. Kansas City. Mo., June 13. CATTLE Receipts today, 4,000 head, including 1.000 head of southerns. Market steady. Na tive steers, $5.00S6.40; southern steers, S3.80S6.60; southern cows. $2.otKg.3.SO; na tive cows and heifers, $2.50g6.40; stockers and feeders, $3.50&6.u0; bulls, $3.40(5.00; calves, 4.00I7.25; western fed steers, J4.50 g6.10; western fed cows, 3.25f 4.60. HOGS Receipts today, 15,000 head. Mar ket 10c lower. Bulk of sales. S5.&06.00; heavv, $5.S55.90; packers, 5.90g6.00; light, $5.966.05: pigs, $S.50(&6.00. SHETP Receipts today, 5.000 head. Market steady. Muttons, $5.50S.50; lambs, $7.008.50; range wethers, t5.O0.T5; fed ewes, $4.756.00. Chlenso Live Stock Market. Chicago, June 13. CATTLE Receipts to day. 5,500 head. Market steady. Beeves, $4.o06S0; cows, $1.704.70; heifers, $2.60 6.30; calves. $5.5o7.25;good to prime steers, $5.556.S0 poor to medium, $3.505.50;stock ers and feeders, 3.00!g5.20. HOGS Receipts today, 31,000 head. Mar ket weak to 10c lower. Light, S5.75&6.05; mixed, J5.751j6.02: heavy, $5.6o6.00;rough, $5.655.&0; pigs. J5.5046.00; good to choice heavy, $5.90i6.00; bulk, $5.90&.O0. SHEEP Receipts today. 13,000 head. Market weak. Native, $4.006.50; western, $4.00(56.40; yearlings, 6.25tf7.00; lambs, $6.0O7.90; western, $6.00S.00. Kansas City Live Stock, gales Today. The following sales were made today at the stock yards, Kansas City. Mo., and telephoned to the Topeka State Journal by Clay, Robinson & Co.. live stock com mission merchants, with offices at all markets. Kansas City, June 13. CATTLE Receipts today, 4,000 head. Market steady. HOGS Receipts today, 16,000 head. Mar ket 10ei5c lower. Bulk of sales, $o.So&t.9&; top, $5.97. ' - : ' " SHETP-Recelpts " today, &.000 head Market steady. ' No. Wt. Price. No. Wt. Price. $5.70 5.35 4.25 6.45 18 1349 54 872 76 843 121 ...1119 18 K47 $5. 95 4 So 4.05 5 70 27.... 1.... S4.... 42..".. ..1030 .. 810 .. 96S ..1174 4.70 COWS AND HEIFERS. ..1195 ..1110 .. 820 4.10 3.50 2.75 7 694 1 700 3 813 6.15 3.10 3.10 676 10 ...640 5.00 4.65 STOCKERS AN'H l-'tiliDKKS. .... 587 4.35 I 62 840 7.. 6.. 710 4.25 CALVES. 6.00 I 1........ 130 . 5.50 ( HULLS. 3.70 I 26 1063 : 4.40 f 190 110 6.00 20 1287 1 1670 3.75 HOGS. 6S 184 6.95 I 71. 21 87 5.25 SS. 1S5 341 1S3 5.95 5.80 5.95 64 210 5.90 2 320 6.0) Kansas City Produce Market. T.- .... tittr Tim. 1.1 Cm W HFAT T?A...,nr r.i.iiiv part Marlrpt un changed to lc lower. July. b6c; Sept.. t7e; Dec, syC. Lasn: lo. naru, ooy 91c; No. 3 hard. SS'&SOc; No. 2 red, 91g93o; JSo. 3 red, MJJC. CORN Market unchanged to lower.Sep- tember and July, 47c; Dec, 4oc Cash: No. 2 mixed, 4e; No. 3 mixed, 4848o, No. 2 white, 48c; No. 3 white, 4Sc. OATS Market lower. No. i white, 44c; No. 2 mixed. 43c. RYE MarKet sieaa. uiac. $17.00117.50; choice prairie. $11.00S11.7o. BUTTER MarKet steaay. v-reamery, 23c; packing, 16c. Chicago Produce Market. . i Til T,,r,A 13 Cmr.TraT? "Mnr- Vol- oasv Daisies. 13c; Twins. 12c; Young Americas, 13c. POULTRY Alive pounry nrm. lurscjs, 11c; chickens. llc; springs, 2022c. FtTTTTKR Market steady. Creamery, 19 (S'23c; dairy, 17-21c. EGGS MarKet Steauy. main, caaco Included, 1314c; Market Gossip. Furnished by J. E. Gall, Commissions. (drains, rrovisiuna, l.uhw uuu Office 110 W. Sixth st. Phone 4S6.J T I..A,win1 nnpninr fsthlp.: Wheat lid lower; corn d lower. ' Liverpool. 1:30 p. m.: w neat ijfci',ia lower; corn unchanged. lnts at Chicaao: Wheat. 19: corn. 571; oats, 143. Estimated car iois i-nicago tomorrow: Wheat 18; corn, 756;. oats, 106. . , ' , ,.1 1B1ncr pflhlps. Whoat TiffTil 1,1 vri,'i.v.i .. ...... - o .. lower; corn unchanged. New York Produce Market. New York, Juno 13. BUTTER Market irregular. Western factory, common to firsts 1719c; western imitation cream ery, finest. 20021c. CHEESE Market easy. New state full cream colored and white small and large, best, llc. - EGGS Market firmer. W estern firsts, 15(S16c; official prices, 15c; seconds, 14 (5 15c ruutji x aii e wwj. 01,11ns u.i iv ens 21c; fowls, 14c; turkeys, 12c.Dre.sed poultry weak. Western broilers, 241f26c; turkeys, 10(gl4c; fowls, 12&16c. it York Stock Market. - t.-- V Tun. 1 1 CTOCiQ woii di., " - - The light opening, dealings in stocks re- . . . t ..Amr eliKrarish m ntrom ant svf prices. Not over a dozen issues were dealt in m n- "1""vv- , " of a iroint in Minneapolis, St. Paul and sauii. Die. "-" ' change. . . , . Sharp fall m ine iocai irac Lions was based on talk of a proposed investigation poll tan fell 2 points and B. R. T. 1 POintS. fUlimail uti:nncu i jjiuui aim Chicago Great Western preferred A and AiacKay uiinii'.i i" i", " &i-w,i list drifted narrowly and aimlessly. ,-, small selling m m i -i " - u..ni niuim n the announcement of the failure of a prominent siit. v. ..... t. - "...i operators were not inclined to support . t. it. iMmA.1liilalv a n il fit Taii1 finnth. 111C .IC. H Hill.',." . - ' ' , TV. M. (T. ftUM, f. BUFFALO. people of Topeka ! & a ern Pacific and Canadian Pacific were permitted to go down a point and tli Minneapolis, Su Paul and Sault Ste Marie stocks 1V4 points. National Lead gained 1 point. A loss of point in Smelting failed to arouse the market from its lethargy. Many stocks. some of the Important rail ways and specialties, had not been den It In up to 1 o'clock. United Railway In vestment preferred sagged 1 points. Io wa Central preferred 2H points and In ternational Pump preferred 6V4 points. Fluctuations of an eighth seemed to te the limit of the market's movement ex cept in special stocks In the aftemonn when transactions were purely nominal. Federal Mining preferred advanced 1'4 points, Northwestern l1 points and New York Air Brake 3 points, U. S. Pipe de clined 1 point. Range of Prices on stocks. Furnished by J. E. Gall, Commissions. Grains, Provisions, Cotton and StocK. Office 110 -W. Sixth Rt. Phone 486.1 New York, June 1" Stocks . Op'n High Iow 1:45 Yes Sugar 1204 120',i 13W4 12oi4 People's Gas Ho'.i Anial. Copper ... 84H 84',i S3H 834, M B. R: T. ' 54 64 624 62S4 64 Am. C.--A F. 40si 4u4 4 i U. S. Steel, com.. 33:?, 33 33 331 3 U. S. Steel, pfd 9 Atchison, com. .. S8H 8S4 88 S84 8V, St. Paul 127 127 12614 126H 127 R. I., com 204 20 Hi 20H 2"'i Wabash, pfd. 23' Mo. Pacific 75 75 75 75 75' Am. Smelting .... 11714 H7V4 116H 116 117', N. Y. Central 113 113 113 113 111", So. Pacific 76 7614 75H 76 7 Reading 14 103V4 2!4 102T, lo3 Erie 22 22 22 22 22H So. Railway 19 19 19 19 19 Union Pacific .... 134 134 133 133 134 ' C. & O 34 B. & 0 93 94 93 94 93 L. & N Ill 111 111 111 111 Pennsylvania .... 119 120 11914 lift 1211 Can. Pac 16S. 16S 168 168 169 C. F. I 301a New York Money Market. "New York, June 13. MONEY Money on call steady, V-ziii-V per cent; ruling rat 2'4 per cent; closing bid 2 pr cent; offer ed at 2'A per cent. Time loans dull and strong. Sixty days. 3 per cent; 9o days, 4 per cent; 6 months, 5 per cent. CLOSE: Prime mercantile paper, hTiTJ, per cent; sterling 'exchange easier, with actual business in bankers' bills akJ4;w 4.S706 for demand and at $4.)Wfi6'g4.S370 for 60 day bills; posted rates, $4.84 and $4.f6; commercial bills, $4.S3Vi. SILVER Bar silver. 66c; Mexican dol lars, 51V4c BONDS Government bonds steady. Sugar and Corfee Market. New York.June 13. SUGAR Raw suar quiet. Fair refining, $3.36; centrifugal, 11 test, $3.81; molasses sugar. $3.. Refined sugar quiet. Crushed, $5.S0; powdered, $5.10; granulated, $5.00. COFFEE Market dull. No. 7 Rio, 6c; No. 4 Santos, 7?sc. Cotton Market. Galveston, Tex., June 13. COTTON Market lower, 12 1j-16c. New York, June 13. COTTON Sales to day. 100 bales. Spot cotton closed steady. Middling uplands, $13.15; middling guii', $13.40. Topeka 3Iarket. Furnished by Charles Woiii Packing c. Yards close at noon aaturddy.j Hoalopeka- June MIXED AND BLTClIilRS $5. 45 3 37 HEAVY .' o 5o-y5 "stall "h'a'.V V,o tf inu: Lo Quality. lntf 1 .jG'Jii AND POULTRY Furnished by lopeka Packing Co.. i!j 1 uti West Laurent alreet 1 - POULTKY-Hroiler.. 1-1 b.. Sc; hens, c. course young roosters, oc; spring cowl so; ducKs. 9c; scese, 7c. "-"'..- EGU8-Fresh country, 11c. uuXXEKFre3lcounry. KQZc. BUTCHER STEEKS $4.00 COWS. A1K J jo COVVS COMMON 2.uo Xjg HEIFERS. GOOD i lXt J HEIFERS. 1 AIR 00 BULLS. GOOD 3oo BULLS. COMMON .'.004,309 IFurnlshjd by b. fc. Lux. Kan. -Avt . CALIFORNIA ORANGES Per box. $3 uj flGHAPE FRUIT-Per box. U.S0. LEMON&-Leff'nwe11. per box. $6,253 'BANANAS Medium sleed bunch. $27 large bunches. $2.2o&...50; j" TOMATOES Expect a fun uidIv Txas tomatoes. Will Quota nVEgZag CpiNEAPPLES-24. 30 and 36 CRYSTAL WAX OMO.MJ-per crate. FRESH VEGETAnLES-Radiah dos. bunches. 16c: beets, per dox., 40c; tr' nips, per doz., 30c; spinach, per bu.I 7. lettuce, per basket. 3oc; green onion.. i-IS " pieplant per lb., 3c; asparagu,. per' Bunches. 45c; cucumbers. per dox m nbbue, per crate, $3. i5. " v BLACKBERRIES Per crate, 13 00 -STRAW B ERRIES Have on hand ,om, fancy Pierce City, Mo. Expect several cars next week. Home grown crop light. $2 502.75 per crate; per 24-quart crate, PLANTS Cabbage, per 100. 25c; toma toes, per 100, 4oc ; sweet potatoes, per 100, 30c. FULL CREAM CHEESE Kansas Y. A 16o lb.; New York State white. 16c; Block Swiss. 18c; Brick. 16c; Llnburger, 16c; Daisy. lb. bulks, 16c; Dairy Twin. S to box 16c; Wisconsin white, 16c . WAX BEANS Per 1-3 bu. box, l.3a per diamond basket, $1.00. GREEN BEANS Per box, $1.00; per dlie mond basket, $1.00. PEAS Per 1-3 bu. box, tl.25. - OLD POTATOES Colorado, per bu. sacked. $1.00. NEW POTATOES Sacked, per bu.. $1-25. Topeka Hide Market. Prices paid in Topeka this week, based on Boston quotations. Topeka, June 13. GREEN SALT CURED 4 NO. 1 HORSE $2.5033.0 NO. 1 TALLOW