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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 28, 1911.
tpan Art 708 Kansas Ave. ill W Sales Will Continue a Few More Days Only our most select pieces to be sold. Mr. Kondo will now per sonally conduct both auction and private sales, explaining the his tory of the Japanese and Chinese art objects, and will furnish written descriptions on request Private sales before noon. Auc tion 2:30 and 7:30 p. m. 708 Kansas Ave. ft J. S. Yonezawa, Manager. Jjtj SAT ALL NIGHT. (Continued from Page One.) course except to enter upon an endur ance test. Speeches were made by a number of senators on the subjects of re ciprocity and popular election of sena tors. Senator Bourne of Oregon bit terly assailed President Taft because of alleged use of federal patronage to coerce members of congress and final ly Senator Crawford st 10:08 p. m. took the floor to speak in opposition to Senator Lorimer. He held the floor until 6:08 o'clock this morning, exactly eight hours. He appeared good for another eight hours, but to conserve his strength for an other attack if necessary he surren dered the floor to Senator Bristow. who demonstrated during the tariff fight that he was capable of speaking at length. One advantage was gained in the early night by the Lorimer forces. In surgent Republicans had left the cham ber for a conference and only the Dem ocrat opponents of Senator Lorimer were on guard. In a momentary lull Mr. Bailey without ostentation address ed the chair and moved that when a vote was taken it be by yeas and noes. Senator Brandegee was in the chair and he lost no time in submitting the motion and it was adopted before there was a chance to protest. Senators Stone and Owen immediately appealed with out avail. The Bailey motion had been adopted and the effect was to remove the last vestige of red tape in the parliamentary procedure that would stand in the way of a vote if the op ponents of Lorimer can at any time be caught napping. Bailey Caught Them Napping. This advance was accomplished in the senate by friends of Senator Lori mer just before Mr.. Crawford took the lloor. The maneuver of Senator Bailey may prove an important factor in the case if no agreement is reached to vote on the case prior to the expiration of the congress at noon Saturday. The pro ceedings was the invention of Senator Aldrich. He used it first when Sena tors LaFollette and Stone were filibus tering against a vote on the emergency currency law. The sharp parliamentary practice of last night was not strange to Senator Stone and did not tend to smooth over his opposition to a vote on the Lorime. case. He appeared chagrined and angry at having been caught twice, on the same game. At 5 o'clock this morning there was excellent prospects of an agreement to vote not only on the Lorimer case but the tariff board bill. All the opposing forces appeared to be ready to come to an agreement Senator Crawford still held the fort and he was told that re lief was in sight. All the senators had become greatly Wednesday's Specials Shredded Wheat 10c 25c 25c 45c Biscuit Post Toastirs, 3 packages . . Pancake Flour 4 packages. . (Topeka Milling Co.) Prepared Mustard, gal Qt. cansISc: Mason pint jars. . 15c SUGAR Market has advanced 10 cents raw material in higher and probabilities are we will see firmer prices. Take our advice and buy immediately. Fine Granulated tC ff Sugar, cwt JO.UU Every day this .veek. "Acme" Flour, 9Sc lb. OC sacks p.rf0 "Acme" Flour, ir 4 8 lb sacks pl.lO Extra low price to Bakers, Ranchmen, Farmers and Hotels in large quantities. Creamery Butter, fresh and sweet, lb , Knglish Walnut?, new S. S. 3 lbs Cheese, full cream, 3 lbs. 25c .. ..50c . 50c $1.75 Fancy Jonathans, per box We solicit out of town trade, pack carefully, ship promptly and guarantee satisfaction. City Market House Second and Kansas Ave. Come in ami cat a rokI hot dinner with ii. L Association it m m mm m fatigued by the long session and there were signs of happiness at the chance of getting together. The plan was to vote on Thursday on the Lorimer case and the tariff board bill, the vote on the first named subject to be taken at 3 p. m. and on the latter subject at 5 p. m. Every senator agreed to the sugges tion except Senator Stone and no one could move him. Still smarting because of having been outwitted earlier in the night, he would not be conciliated. One after another Senators Owens. Carter. Smith of Michigan, Jeff Davis, Smith of Maryland, Crane, Penrose and Cul berson pleaded with him but without avail. Bailey Wants to Quit. After Mr. Crawford had continued for some time Mr. Bailey at 5:55 sug gested an ad journment. He referred to the fact that there was a special order which the senate had agreed to vote upon following the reading of the journal of today's session. ' That order was the resolution respecting popular election of senators. Mr. Bailey pointed out that unless the sen ate adjourned the session must con tinue as the legislative day of yester day and it would not be possible to consider the special order under the unanimous consent agreement. He said nothing about any arrangement for votes on any of the pending ques tions. "When am I to have opportunity to conclude my remarks?" asked Mr. Crawford. The question angered Bailey. Something was whispered to Mr. Crawford about negotiations looking to a settlement of the contest. Mr. Crawford replied that he had had no part in the negotiations as he had been- confined to the floor and knew nothing of what was transpiring. That ended for a long period any attempt to reach a compromise. Mr. Bristow talked on, making little effort to interest his audience. i In fact he spent so much time read ing from the record that Senator Chamberlain suggested that the Kan sas senator could improve his time by reading the Bible. Finally at 7:30 o'clock Mr. Cham berlain protested against the proce dure. There were several calls for a quorum and eaeh time a majority ot the senate assembled, although the at tendance was not so large as it had been throughout the night. At 7:40 Bailey tried to have the senate recess until 11:30 o'clock. He said that in that time he thought it would be possible to reach some agree ment for a vote to determine if some arrangement could not be made so that an extraordinary session would noj be absolutely necessary. Recess Is Taken. There followed a great c. al of dis cussion, during which Mr- Chamber lain expressed the opinion that the night's filibuster had been "child's play" and the senators were shirking their duty as judges of the qualifica tions of a member unjejer charges and as a member of the highest delibera tive body in respect to legislation. Responding Mr. Bailey said that after what he had witnessed during the night he thought it would be a long time before he engaged in an other filibuster. He asserted that he never would obstruct legislation again unless he felt the interests of his con stituents were vitally at stdke. At this point Senator Stone stated that he w-uld not object to a recess as pro posed but that he felt assured the senators would come back at the ap pointed hour to find that no progress had been made. Senator Chamberlain renewed his appeal for an immediate vote on the Lorimer resolution, that to be follow ed by a vote on the tariff board bill. The country, he said, demanded that the senate go about its important busi ness. Senator Bailey here pressed his request for a recess, stating that sena tors had suggested 11 instead of half past 11 o'clock as the hour to recon vene. Senator Brandegee in the chair, healing no objection to the request, declared the recess in effect at 8:09 o'clock. Immediately there was a scramble for automobiles and car riages and the, senate chamber and lobbies soon were deserted. EVE IN BLUE PAJAMAS. Adam Is Represented Wearing Over alls in Picture. Albany. N. Y., Feb. 28. As a re sult of the efforts of the Rev. J.. A. McCuaig, a well known Purist, who recently made a tour through Albany's underworld, valuable oil paintings in a saloon have been "done over" to conform with the rules of decorum and the mandates of the police. When the owner of the pictures was informed that his paintings must be either "draped or removed," he hired an artist and put him to work. "Diana at the aBth," said to have been valued at $10,000, is no longer shocking. Diana herself has been clad in a bathing suit of brilliant hue, while her attendants wear suits of rainbow varieties. The man in the painting appears in a convict garb, wearing a silk hat and smoking a pipe. Another valuable -work. "The Awakening of Adam," has been "done over" so that Eve wears blue pajamas and Adana a pair of overalls. Both hava on boxing gloves. GETS DEATH BLOW Garden City-Concordia Normal Goes by Board. Only Thing Left Is the Enacting Clause. HAD FUN WITH BILL. Nearly Every Senator Had Plan for School of Own. Columbus Day Is Made a Legal Holiday. It was Richard J. Hopkins, president of the senate, who Monday afternoon climbed into the pork barrel organiza tion, seized the Garden City normal from the burning, only to see the tat tered and torn document separated from all but its enacting clause after a most stormy session. With the vote a tie on the Stannard motion to strike out the enacting clause, Hopkins him self saved the cause of his home town and voted forthe appropriation. Two hours later the senate filled the bill full of bird shot, loaded the document down with a half dozen additional appropria tions and by a one sided vote left only an enacting clause from which to build a new measure. The fight started when Senator Fas erberg amended the original bill to in clude a new normal for Seneca in addi tion to the ones provided for Garden City and Concordia. WTith a clear weather forecast for the bill. Senator Myers sought a slice of bacon and asked for a new school for Atchison. Cambern desired to take advantage oi the sacrifice arid asked for a branch normal at Erie. Senator Robertson concluded that his district needed bet ter educational facilities and he moved to include Atwood in the list of favored cities. New state normals were going for the asking and Senator Travis re membered that Iola is not honored with state patronage. He would take a new school home to offset his suffrage vote. Reed wanted one for Smith Cen tex. No one objected. Avery spoke in behalf of Clay Center. No objections. The senate suddenly took account and found that it was distributing pie with the generosity of a king. Ganse called for a halt and asked to change the lo cation of the Garden City normal. Ha wanted it built at Wakarusa. Tin senate refused to stand for undue hilarity on the part of dignifed mem-. bers and voted him down. A Wakarusa vrsitor in the gallery wept audibly. Then the senate suddenly sat up and observed. Potter pointed with horror. He told on overgenerous senate that it was not only squandering the state's hard earned cash, but was shipping it out of the state treasurer's office I:-, bushel baskets. The Peabody man de clared that the senate's riotous actions had caused their chances for the pearly shores to drop 10 points. He was grieved at the actions of the many otherwise law abiding citizens who had gathered at the pork barrel by mutual consent and preference. It was Stannard, however, who took the initiative but not the referendum. He wasted few words on that undigni fied body that was endeavoring to give every voting precinct a state institu tion. Stannard asked but one thing. That mild request was to remove the enacting clause. As the reading clerk finished the roll call, he whispered to President Hopkins that the vote was a tie. For a minute the presiding offi cer looked fondly over the smiling faces. On one side he saw an alliance with the alleged pork packers and a brand new state institution for his home town. On the other hand, he saw the defeat of the fond dreams of the constituents in the sugar beet district. Then the presiding officer shut both eyes, voted "no." and saved the enacting clause. This victory for the additional nor mals aroused a dozen brands of fierce opposition and Potter, Stannard and Hamilton waded into the friends of the bill with a choice collection of allus sions to party infidelity. Porter made a strong plea for the bill and pointed to the hesitancy of the senate ten years ago to give the Garden City district an appropriation for the sugar beet in dustry. He alluded to the same hes tancy in giving the Hays normal a boost and pointed to the growth of both enterprises. Stannard and Ganse urg ed a union of educational resources and declared that the bill should be beaten. Caldwell and Glenn pointed to "the needs of the great southwest" and ask ed the members to gather at the rally. Senator Milton nearly broke up one of the best meetings of the season when he moved the previous question in the midst of an impassioned speech by Sen ator Potter. Then Hamilton again at tacked the organization and moved to strike out everything after the enact ing clause. In the roll call which fol lowed, the new normal organizatioji went to pieces and Hamilton and his friends won by a vote of 28 to 9. Noth ing remained of the measure but the modest enacting clause from which to erect a brand new bill that will meet the approval of 21 senators and 63 mem bers o the house. A heroic effort will be made to build a suitable bill and friends of the measure are confident that President Hopkins may yet return to his constituents with a real bona fide state institution. The vote to strike out the enacting clause was as follows: For Anderson, Avery. Bender, Cam bern. Cooke. Denton. Fowler. Ganse, Harris, Hodges. Hostrup. Lower. Mur phv. Potter, Quincy, Smith, Stannard, Total, 17. Against Brady, Brown, Caldwell, Carey, Fagerberg, Glenn. Hamilton, Huffman. Hunter, Milton. Myers. Por ter. Price, Reed, Robertson Stewart, Travis, Mr. President. Total, IS. The senate Monday night passed the TOMORROW Best Grade Cane Gran ulated Sugar 20 lbs. for $1.00 Wm. Green and Son bill making October 12. or Columbus day, a legal holiday. This measure passed the house by a vote of 117 for to none against. In the senate the measure was under fire for twenty minutes, but when the, roll was called the opposition was not as strong as it had appeared. A motion to strike out the enacting clause was defeated by a J vuie oi az 10 4. ine only members voting against the bill were Avery, Fagerberg, Hostrup and Potter. Senator A. S. Cooke's bill provid ing a penalty of from $5 to $50 for township treasurers who fail to publish their annual financial reports in the local newspaper passed the senate Monday afternoon without opposition. A bill was passed six years ago com pelling township treasurers to make this report, but no penalty was fixed for failure to conform with the law. For this reason a great many township treasurers neglected to publish the re ports for the double jo'nted reason that it saved the township several dol lars and took considerable work off the shoulders of the treasurer, who was compelled to compile the report. The statistical bill prepared by the committee on assessment and taxation was defeated in the senate Monday afternoon, after it had been the sub ject of considerable argument on the part of the members. Under the pro visions of the bill a few new offices were created and a misdemeanor was declared where persons transferred real estate without giving the correct amount received for the property. Sen ator Price attacked the bill as worth less and modern day molly coddle. He hammered the document until a ma jority of the members were convinced of his sincerity and voted to remove the enacting clause. Senator Reed suddenly became con vinced Monday afternoon that the bill which passed the senate providing dis cretionary power on the part of the bank commissioner in fixing rates of interest for various banks operating under the guaranty law, was not a first class measure and moved to re call the document, then in the hands of the governor. Quincy objected to consideration of the motion. Almost as soon as Reed took his seat, the gov ernor sent a message to the senate stating that he had signed the bill. A long list of local bills were made a special order for Monday night and the senate spent two hours in consid eration of these measures. The senate passed Senator Brady's bill providing for the appointment by the governor of a claim adjuster for the state board of control. This em ployee is to hold office for a term of two years and will receive a salary of $2,500 a year. The claim adjuster must be a real lawyer. Ills duties are to look into the financial affairs of relatives of inmates of the several state charitable institutions. W'here he finds a relative whose bank ac count will permit the payment of treatment of patients, the adjuster is then empowered to proceed to make collection of sufficient funds to cover this expense. Col. Fred Lewis, sergeant at arms of the senate, is a true watchdog ot the state treasury and in line for fu ture recognition in the distribution of Carnegie medals. Lewis' big job is to guard the lead pencil box and scrap paper basket. He has a habit of greet ing newspaper writers with the icy stare and the handful of pencils that formerly were handed to the scribes almost without the asking is now sup plemented with remarks from Lewis to the effect that the state is in a hard row financially and must economize. The senate ' passed the Travis bill authorizing the district court judges in counties of more than 45.000 pop ulation to designate an official paper tor the publication of legal notices under the jurisdiction of the court. . Senator Stewart's bill regulating the drilling and use of artesian wells and storage reservoirs, passed the senate Monday night. - The senate passed the Travis bill relating to the issuance of policies of surety, casualty and life insurance companies. Senator Quincy's bill providing an attorney's fee of $8,000 for Judge G. H. Buckman and Congressman A. C. Mitchell for their services in the trial of the bank guaranty cases, was cut in two In the committee of the whole and each of the attorneys was allowed a fee of $1,000. The Milton rock road bill went through the committee of the whole Monday night without opposition. Senator Stewart's bridge bill was rec ommended for passage in the committee of the whole. This bill is one outlined by the state boards of county commis sioners, and allows commissioners In counties with more than 60,000 popula tion to appropriate $20,000 for bridge repairs without a special bond election, providing a sum equal to the appropri ation is in the county bridge fund at the time the appropriation is made. This bill is of especial importance to Shawnee county and was -strongly en dorsed by the commissioners of this county in a recent meeting. Several bridges in Shawnee county are badly in need of repair, but the commission ers have been unable to give them their attention, owing to a lack of money in the bridge fund. A bond issue for the necessary amount is almost certain of defeat and the commissioners have been compelled to see the bridges stand idle; and listen patiently tlie com plaints of taxpayers in the affected districts. These bridges were damag ed in the recent floods and no effort was made to repair them. If the Stewart bill becomes a law, the commissioners will then be empowered to make an appropriation for the needed work. Kansas City f jive Stock Market. Kansas City. Feb. 28. CATTLE Re ceipts 7.060, including 400 southerns. Mar ket steady to strong. Native steers, $5.40 6.60; southern steers. $5.00(6"5.90; southern cows and heifers. $3.50(55.50; native cows and heifers. $3.50(utC.10; stockers and feed ers, $4.5055.80; bulls, $4.4055.20: calves, $4.7508.25: western steers, $6.25!6.00; west ern cows. $3.256.00. HOGS Receipts 13,000. Market sroner to 5c higher. Bulk of sales, $.907.0t.; heavv. $6.90(57.00; packers and butchers, J6.S0M7.0d; lights. $7.05'7.10. SHEEP Receipts 8.000. Market steady to weak. Muttons, $3.5l4.40; lambs, Sa.Ji 5.85; fed wethers and yearlings, $4.004.v.(; fed western ewes, $3.5034.10. Xiv Tori; Product" Mnrket. New York. Feb. 28. BUTTER Market steady. Creamery specials. 26c; extras, 24c; first, 201522c; seconds, 1719c: cream ery held, specials. 21f&22c; extras. 2Cg201se; firsts, 18aiSe; seconds, 26V2'1714c ; state dairy, finest, 20c; good to prime. 2023c; factory, current make, first, 1614c; sec onds, l&BloHc Receipts 13,003. CHEESE airket easy. State whole milk, special, 15c; ditto September qual ity, fancy colored. 1414c; summer and fall make, choice, 13&'14c; ditto late fall, good to prime, 12il4c; ditto winter niRke, best, 10i 11c: skims, 2S512C. Receipts 855. EGGS Barely steady. Receipts. 27,990. Refrigerator firsts. 14415c; seconds. 14c. POCLTRY-Alive, firm; western chick ens, 13c; fowls, 171431Se: turkeys, 1620c: dressed, irregular; western cihekens, 14c; fowls. 1414(51614c; turkeys, 15(523c ARE VIDEAPART. House Members Divided on Mortgage Registration Bill. Keal Estate Men Raise Their Toices in Opposition. CHANGE PRIMARY LAW Make Shift in Printing Candi dates on Ballot. This Will Apply to Cities as Well as State at Large. The senate bill providing for a reg istration fee of -fifty cents per $100 on mortgages in lieu of taxation occu pied the house during most of the Monday and today's session and scenes of wild disorder marked its course to a final riot. The committee of the whole arose to report progress after having passed three sections of the bill. It will come up at the next ses sion of the house in committee of the whole for final disposition. This is the measure that was vetoed by Governor Stubbs two years ago after it had passed both houses of the legislature. The house members who are real statesmen opposed the bill. Some banker members were for it and some against it. The farmer mem bers were also divided against them selves, and so were the lawyers. Party lines were shattered. The money lenders and the money borrowers made themselves heard and after their views had been expressed the confu sion was greater than before. Not since the tower of Babel was built has there been so much of a mixup of expressed opinions under one roof. Brown of Kingman led the fight on the bill and he is a real estate man. Davis of Kiowa was for the bill. He is a westerner. Case of Dickinson, who drew up the same bill in the house at the beginning of the session, was for the measure, of course, and so was Wettack of Montgomery. Jack son of Comanche was for the bill and declared that the west was for it and that the demand for this measure was as great in his section as for the utilities bill. The main point made by the opponents of the measure was the charge made that the borrower would have to pay that registration fee in every case. Cassin of Crawford de clared that he wanted to see money as free as water and the house heart ily agreed with him. The Republicans of the house took the bold course Monday afternoon on the Orr resolution to investigate the state departments. They tabled it on an almost strict party vote 62 to 65. After the vote had been announced. Mr. Orr said in reply to a question of how he felt about it. "I think the Re publicans showed a woeful lack of po litical sagacity when they stopped that proposed investigation." Mr. Orr voiced the opinion of many other Democrats who declared that the Orr motion would make a great campaign document next year and ' that the Republicans had made no attempt to make the document null and void by showing up the de partments under fire as above suspic ion. That old warhorse. Dr. Goddard, of Leavenworth, was called to the chair in the house today in committee of the whole in the hope that he could con trol the house in its further consider ation of the bill providing for a regis tration fee on mortgages. But the trou ble was, the worthy doctpr drew too tight rein on the turbulent house. Monday afternoon the house had too loose rein while considering this bill and there was a rough house most of the time. But today the chairman was too arbitrary to suit many of the members in his ruling against allow ing a division on the vote recommend ing the bill for passage. The chairman declared the bill recommended for pass age on a yea and nay vote. There was a lot of quibbling over this rul ing as the members opposing the bill wanted a division and a count of noses for and against the measure. When the comes up for final passage on roll call it is doubtful if it receives a con stitutional majority. When the Allen bill providing for a pension for school teachers in cities of the first-class came up for final dis position after debate the real rioting began. The chair aeciaea tne senti ment of the house on the bill on a yea and nay- vote, and at first refused a division. Then the war broke out in the high and low places. Veatch of Washington pranced up the middle aisle with blood in his eye. He was after a division, peaceably if he could, forcibly if he must. The things he said to the chair took the varnish off. The division nrayed for was granted. The bill was defeated by the close vote of 49 to 45. On a motion to nonconcur in the house action in committee of the whole when the bill for a registration fee on mortgages was recommended for passage, the house today took a test vote and endorsed that action on roll call 65 to 45. This vote would indicate the final passage of the bilL The bill was amended so this measure will have to go to conference. .Many Republicans explained their votes for and against the Orr resolu tion. Those who voted for it declared that such a resolution should be car rid through in the interest of the party even though they knew full well that there was no foundation for the charges so made. Those who voted againsf it declared that it was an in sult to the integrity of the state of ficials mentioned in the measure. As to whether or not the Republicans made a mistake in stopping the inves tigation remains to te seen. There is a wide difference of opinion among the leaders of both parties and factions on the question. - Worn out by the strer.uous session of the afternoon, the house members were meek and auiet at the Monday night session, and as a result accom plished a lot of business. Quite a grist of bills, most of them relating to cities of the. .first and second class, were turned out of the hopper. Among these were the bills by Kelley of Shawnee amending the primary elec tion law as regards cities of the first class. One of these bills provides for a division of the city into districts in order that the names of candidates can be placed alternately at the head of the list as is done now with state can didates so that alphabetical advantage can be eliminated. This bill may be come a, law in time to take effect at the Topeka city election The bill by Allen of Wyandotte pro viding for a retirement or pension fund for school teachers in cities of the first class was passed over but retains its stock shippe: To Insure Yourselves Best Results Consign to CLAY, ROBINSON & CO. Live Stock Commission Merchants, Stock Yards, Kan. City We Also HA-re Our Own Office M Gbfcmco, Bo. St, Joseph, So. Oma hm, Denver. Sioux City. So. St. Pui, K. Buffalo, E. St. Louis aud Port Worth. place on the calendar and will come at the next consideration of general orders. Also the bill by Kelley grant ing power to cities of the first class to levy taxes for the support of charit able associations. ""After killing the Stone bill providing for the election of delegates to nation al convention, in committee of the whole today, the house raised the dead by voting 60 to 59 to nonconcur m its previous action. This bill will there fore take its place again on the cal endar and have to be fought over again. Davis, of Kiowa, led the fight in committee of the whole against the measure. Haslet, of Sumner, introduced the fnllnniiii, reanlutinn Jn the hOUSe today: Whereas, This session is rapidly drawing to a close and time is Decern ing exceedingly precious; and who-n. Our three dollars per day will soon cease to be forthcoming; and Whereas, In times past certain per hav nttpmi)ted to train notoriety and political prestige by the using of our state nrintinz tunas as wen as w most valuable time of this body for the furtherance of their own political am otions: therefore, be it Resolved, That the rnruse of repre sentatives -of the great state or ivan eas, that the introduction and con sideration of all political buncome res olutions shall cease at 12 p. m., March 1, 1911. TODAY'S MARKET REPORT Kansas city produce Market. Kansas City, Feb. 2S. WHEAT Cash: Market unchanged. No. 2 hard. S49414c; No. 3, 83gS2c; No. 2 red. 9094c; No. 3, SS'aSSc. CORN" Market i,c hieher. No. 2 mixed. 42ttf&43c; No. 3, 422o; No. 2 white, 42 4214c; No. 3, 4ird42cif OATS Market unchanged. No. 2 white, 31i32ic; No. 2 mixed, 29&30C. RYE No. 2, 75S79c. HAY-Market steadv. Choice timothy, n.smu.&: hoice prairie, $12.30. POULTRY Market firm. Hens, lSV&c; springs, 11c; turkeys, 14c; ducks, 12c; geese. 8c. BUTTER-Creamery, 25c; firsts, 22c; seconds, 20c; packing stock,. 12c. EGGS Extras, 18c; firsts, 16c. WHEAT Receipts, 7 cars. CLOSE MHEAT May, S4!oc sellers; July, 84c. CORN May, 45c; July, 46g46?8 bid. Cliirneo' Prolines Mnrket. Chicago, Feb. 28. BUTTER Market easv. Creameries. 16S26c: dairies, 15&21C. EGGS Market firm. Receipts, 10,852 cases; at mark, cases included, 1214c; fircto lAUj- nHmj firsts. 17le. CHEESE Market steady. Daisies. 134 ?rl4e; Twins, 12W(ffl2c; Young Americas, i41,4rdl5c: Long Horns, 14ffil5c. POTATOES Market easy. Choice to fancy, 43(S46c; fair to good, 4042c. POULTRY Turkeys, dressed, 18c; chick ens, live, 14&c; dressed, 15c; springs, live, 144c. VEAL Market steady. 50 to 60 lb. wts., 8c; 60 to S5 lb. wts., 10c; 85 to 110 lb. wts., llVsc" ' " ' ' "'"J,' New -fork Stock MarVot. Wall St., New York, Feb. 27. STOCKS A majority of the active stocks opened with gains from last night's close today. Lehigh Vallev and Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste Marie were the strongest with gains of a point each. United Stat?s Rubber gained 1V4. American Agricultural Chemical . United States Steel and Reading 14 and Toledo, St. Louis and Western . Stocks moved upward in response to ac tive buying mucin of which was centered on a few specialties. Pacific Telephone advanced 3 points. Distillers' Securities 114 and Missouri Pacific 1. Later the execu tive stocks became heavy in tone and re ceded to about last night's close, with St. Paul selling a point under yesterday s final figures. Speculation reflected a more cheerful vitw today when tine stock market seem ed to have recovered largely from the ef fects of the freight rates decision. The undertone was good throughout the morn ing. Fluctuations were narrow but most stocks made gains. Selected stocks were pushed up steadily, American Agricultural Chemicar-rising 2 points and Wabash pre ferred, Brooklyn Transit and Interborough Metropolitan preferred a point or more. The improvement which the market show ed in the second hour was due in large part to the utterances of Chairman Gary who stated that general condition showed improvement and that none of the roads had cancelled their orders with the United States Steel corporation since tine rate de cision. Bonds were steady. . . Leading stocks stopped rising but the market did not yield and speculation be came aulet. Bull leaders seemed to be satisfied for the moment with the mar ket's display of strength after its early decline. Covering of shrts kept prices well up to their top level. w York Susrar nnd CofTee Market. New York, Feb. 2S. SUGAR Raw, firm: Muscovado, 89 test, $3.30; centrifugal, 96 test, $3.S0: molasses, 89 test, $3.0o. Re fined, steady. COFFEE Spot, quiet. Cotton Market. Galveston. Tex., Feb. 28.-COTTON-Market higher, 14V4C. I -nsaa City Live Stock Sale. ITne following sales were inada thl morning at the Stock Yaida. Kansas City, and reported over lontf distance telephone direct to the State Journal by Clay, Robinson & Co., live stock commis sion merchants, with offices at all max ets. Kansas Citv. Feb. "v SR. CATTI-.K -Receipts 7.000 head. Alarket 10c higher. HOGS,Receipts 13.000 head. Market steady. Bulk of sales, $6.907.05; top, $7.0714. SHEEP Receipts 8,000 head. Market steady. KILLING STEERS. No. Wt. Price-INo. V."t 17... 1442 $6.10 03 115S 9 852 20 976 1275 HSIKET' 30 S46 1 60 3 1K) 60 l.T"0 6.25 6 793 B.35 1 1210 5.75 54 1444 6.20 COU'S A Nl 22 KiS 4.90 3 726 3.75 5.50 5.75 6.20 4.10 3.00 4.20 4.80 5.66 5.50 3 1140 4.40 94.. 1.. 37.. 1.. 75 4.80 16 921 STOCKERS N"'' rfcliPRS. 540 . 4.75 I 24 WW ... 673 4.95 1 76J 4.50 I CALVES. 5.00 14... BULLS. 8.00 I 4XW 1... 5.i0 i HOGS. ... 310 ... ISO ...1150 ...1123 140 S.00 1.. 1.. 4.. 65.. 14.. 62.. .1260 7.02Vsi 64... .. 202 .. 14 .. 310 7.00 T.00 6.95 .. 13S .. 215 7.05 6.... 6.95 Chicago Liv Slo;fc -larkt- Chiago. Feb. 28. CATTLE Receipts estimated at 2,000. Market strong. Beeves. $5.20(5.6.20: Texas steers, $4-36(&5.70; western steers, $4.65'55.75; stockers and feeders, $3.85a5.S5; cows and heifers, $2.656.S0; calves. $7.60(89.50. HOGS Receipts estimated at 9.0H0. Mar ket strong. Light. $6.S5&7.25; mixed, $6.7o(S 7.15; heaw. $6.70Crr7.05; rough. $6.706.85; good to choice heavy. $6.8(57.06; pigs, $7.10 7.36: hulk of sales, $6.95 7.05. SHEEP Receipts estimated at 12.0W. Market steady. Native, $3.004.60; west ern, $3.HXa4.70: yearlings, $4.70(5,5 66; lambs native, $5.00(56.10; western, S5.25fq6.10. IAILY MOVEMENT OF PRODUCE. Car lot receipts: Wheat 16 cars, with I of contract grade; corn 626 cars, with 2 oi contract grade: oats 163 cars. Total receipts of wheat at Chicago, Min neapolis and Duluth today were 177 cars compared with 1S5 cars last week and 481 cars the corresponding day a "year ago. Tooekn Markets. IFuri.lshed by lh Chaa Wold Packlni Co.. yards close at noon Saturjay. w cannot use piss, thin sows or hosi weighing less than 173 lbs. lv not mar ket bogs unless samo are well finished, as we cannot use half fat stuff, w lv below prices efXoctlva at one, until (ur thar notice. . Topeka, Kan., Feb. 2S. HOGS. MIXED AND BUTCHERS $6.554(.6f HEAVY 6.6(r56.6 LIGHT 6.6056.72 (Can't ute thin hoas or lliuao ..a-r 71 pounds. STEERS. Prime corn fed $3.4086.73 Good to choice corn fed 4.9)1(56.44 Grass, corn fed, short feed 4.441(74.90 Common to fair killers 3 9054 44 YerlinSs COWS-"' 3-93- Prime $4,305:5.00 Good to choice 3.7554.6 Fair to good, 8.25B-3.7S HEIFERS. Prime $4.9(a.40 Good to choice 4.15(54.90 Fair to good 3.6.V64.15 Killing bulls 3.4(154.40 (Cattle 4MU2t be good. Cauuui us iuus stuff.) If you will favor us with your inquiries advising number of head, quality, age, and length of time on feed, we will make you an offer or ararnge for our buyer to call on you. Market price paid for dry lot cattle, BUTTER AND EGGS. Furnished by The Continental Creamer Co.. Topeka. Kan. CHICAGO EGGS 16c. N. Y. EGGS YimiVt- CREAMERY BUTTER Chicago, 26c N. Y.. 24c; Elgin, 2514c. Wholesale prices furnished by Cooe'S 1 City Market House. v EGGS Fresh country, cajidled. 14c. POULTRY Hens, heavy, 12c; light, 10c: broilers, 114 and 2 lbs., 13c; 214 and 314 lbs., 1114c; course young roosters, 9c; old roost ers, 6c. Turkeys, 7 lbs. and over, 18c; old Toms, 16c. Ducks F. F. F., 12c; Geese F. FGu'lNEAS Per doz., $2.25. BUTTER Packing stock per lb.. 1'c; Dairy butter ia jars and pound prints. 14(5160. WHOLESALE FRUIT AND PRODtTCB. Furnished by Sam'l E. Lux. Wholesale Fruit and Produce.! BANANAS Medium sized bunches, pep bunch, $2.002.25; large Punches, pee bunch, $2.502.75: per lb.. 3e. BOX APPLES Fancy Ben Davis, pep box, $1.50; Fancy Genoa, per box, $1.75: Fancy Winesaps, per box. $1.75; Fancy Missouri Pippins, per box, $1.75; Bea Davis, per bbl., $4.25. JONATHAN APPI.ES-Per box. $200. CALIFORNIA LEMONS Per box. $4.01 4.25. NAVEL ORANGES Per box, $2.23 2 50 FLORIDA GRAPE FRUIT Per box. $4.25(a$4.75. CRANBERRIES Fancy McFarlaruf. wwi to. njv . , BOXED CRANBERRIES Per box, $2.75. HALLOWI DATES Per lb., 6',4c. HONEY Per rack, $3.85. CELERY Jumbo, per bunch, 75e; Mam moth, per bunch, 90c. RED GLOBE ONIONS Per bu., $1.35. SPANISH ONIONS Per crate. $1.40. ONION SETS Reds per bu., $1.50: yel lows per bu., $1.25; whites per bu., $1.60. FLORIDA HEAD LETTUCE Per hamper. $2.75. LEAF LETTUCE Per basket. $1.00. HOLLAND CABBAQ3 Per cwt., crated. $1.35. . ROOT VEGETABLES Beets. per bu.. 75c; parsnips, per bu., 83c; carrots, per bu., 85c: Rutabagas, per lb., llA.c FRESH VEGETABLES Radishes per doz. bunches. 40c: Spinach, per bu., il.0. CANADIAN RUTABAGAS Per ;b., 114c CAULIFLOWER Per -crate. $2.73. COLORADO POTATOES Colorado Rn rals, per bu., 85c; Western Slope Colorado Rurals, per bu.. 90c. WISCONSIN POTATOES Wisconsin Rurals, per bu., 72&c; per original 150-lb. sacks, $1.75 R. R. E. O. SEED POTATOES Pr bu.. $1.20- 50 or more bu.. at $1.15. SWEET POTATOES Per bu., $1.40. CHEESE L. H. cheese, per lb. 18!c: Limburger, per lb., 16c; Wis. Yellow. 30 lbs., per lb., 1614c; Wis. White, 30 lb?., per lb., 1614c; New Wis. Brick, per lb., 15Uc: Block Swiss, 20 to 30 lbs. each, per lb.r 17c. OYSTERS Standards. per- can. JBeJ New York Plain Selects, per can. 4nc; New York Extra Selects, per can, 4o; New York Counts, per can. 50c; Stand ards, per gallon. $1-50: he York Plata Selects, per gal., $1.80; New York Extra Selects, per gal., $2.00: New York Counts, per gal., $2. 20; Baltimore Standards, gal., $1.45; Shell oysters. 1.400 size, per 100. $1.20. Topeka Bide Market. Quotations rurnlshed by James C. SmllS Hide Co.. iou Eubt Third bt.J Topeka, Kan., Feb. 2& GREEN CURED. HIDES Natives G. S. No. 1. 914c; No. 2. 81sc; side brands, over 40 fiat. No. 1, 814c; side brands under 40 flat. No. 1, Sc; S'c; side brands under 40 flat, No. 1, 8c; Dulls anl stags, No. 1. 814c; No. 2, 71ic; salt cured, glue, flat. No. 1. 6c; green salt cured, deacons, each, 50S33c; slunk!!, each, 25luc. Green uncured hides 114c less than samt CTade cured. Green frozen hides are No. i. Green half cured. ?ic less than eur"0. Horse hides, creen No. X. $2 7532i: horse hides. No. 2. $1.752.'J5; green ponf hides, 75c&$1.50: sheep pells, green. 35c "9 $1 00; dry, according to wooi. per lb., yd 10c. TALIXW No. 1. Cc: No. 6c. BEESWAX-15S2BC. DRY HIDES Dry flint. bntchr heavy. 18c: dry flint culls. 10c; drv s" beavy, (18 lbs. and up), 14c; dry salt. Iljba (under 18 lbs.). 12c; dry sheep pelts. 8'jJlOc FUKS Alink Northern and Central: S". 1, large, $5.0('54.00; medium, $3.50fi-'.5": small. $2.50(1.50; No. 2, $2.25(81.50: No. 3. &yTi40r; No. 4, 20il0c. Raccoon Northern and Central: No. 1, large. $l.6O?i1.00; nij; dium, $1.00-(i-1.75: small,, 73 50c: No. 2. "3 (550c: No. 3. 355J0c: No. 4. 20rl0e. Skunk -Northern and Central: No. 1, black, B1.75; short stripe. $1.75(81.40; narrow stripe, $1.25fl75c; broad stripe, 50S25c: No. 3, 8025c; No. 4. 25615e. Opossum North ern and Central: No. 1 large, 66-i2 4"c: medium, 4032Sc; small,- 23-510C; No. 2. la 8c; No. 3. 5c; No. 4. worthless. Musk rat Northern and Central: No. 1. largf. 35030c; medium,. 20c; small. 20iiJ15e: N". 2. 20(5 15c: No. 3, 10c; No. 4. lOSSc. Civet--Northern and Central: No. 1, large. Xa! 30c: medium, 30(520c; small, 20(S15c; No. -. 20(ffl0c; No. 3. 15510c; No. 4, k5c. Badeer Northern and Central: No. L lar-e. 75ft .... . si r,-. r.. . emnii aj-i n . xr. lo'aoc; others wortniess. koi ned io. No. 1, $3.00(51.00; No. 2, $1.2525c; Gray. No. 1. 75(&.30c; No. 2, 5oa-15c. Wolf Timber, No. 1. $2.S0573c; No. 2, $1.00(55'X-: Prairie. No. 1, $l.G05;50c: No. 2, 50fu -'-Cat Wild cat. No. 1, 8X520c: No. 2, 35'i 5c; bouse cat, black, 20c; colors, 10c. Topeka Grain Market. Furnished by J. B. Biliaiu. corner KM" sas avt., and Curtis 8U Topeka, Kan., Feb. 2 WHEAT No. 2. S0S3c CORN 40c. OATS 3tmZ2c. s V ALFALFA MEAI Per cwt., 95c. BRAN Per ton. $21. SHORTS Per ton, $35. . KAFFIR CORN Per cwt., 733-SOo,