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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE J OUENAE FRIDAY EVENING. APRIL 21, 1911.
Topeka Firemen Will lie Betirtd
on Half Pay.
j . i ii i
Attorney General Brings an In
My word for it "the greatest values that I ever gave, I will give
Tomorrow, Saturday, April 22, in Men's Suits at 3 1 0 & 37.50."
Signed DAVID J. AUGUST
Tuts Stop to Lawyer Harassing
Insane Hospital Officers
After 20 Tears of Serriceior
T ... Present Disability. -
RELEASE OF I Ji MATES.
MAY INVEST FUNDS.
Has Commenced Nine Suits for
Three of These Are Still Pend
ing in Topeka.
McPherson. Kan., April 21. John fa.
Dawson, attorney general, has filed m
the district court for McPherson county
en application for an injunction to re-J
strain John F. Hanson irom riaiBi' s
the state officials in charge of the To
peka state hospital and from disturb
ing the patients at the hospital. Han
eon has brouclit habeas corpus actions
In the Shawnee county court to secure
the release of Swan Johnson, John H.
Phelps, Mulligan McNulty, B. F. Os
borne, John Myers. ' U. . S. Richard,
Marion Jilston and diaries1 H. Fleming
from the Topeka hospital for the In
sane. The cases of Richard, Jilston and
Fleming have not been heard but the
court ordered all the other patients
taken back to the hospital at once and
jwithout more examination than a view
f the men as all the patients had to
fee brought to the court room in chains.
' Mr. Dawson's Charges.
John Dawson makes some serious ac
cusations against a brother practition
er in the law. Just notice the crimes
end misdemeanors that the attorney
general enumerates against Hanson in
the third section of the petition, which
"The defendant, John F. Hanson, un
ifier the guise and pretence of practicing
the profession of law has been guilty,
end now is guilty of the practice of
harratry, champerty and maintenance
and arts and practices of a similar
character and akin thereto, by solicit
ing and importuning certain inmates of
the Topeka state hospital who are af
flicted with mental derangement and of
unsound mind to be engaged and em
ployed as a lawyer for such inmates to
procure their release and discharge by
proceedings in. the nature of habeas
corpus and other proceedings of a sim
ilar nature, and . .the defendant has
harassed and does harass and annoy
the officers, agents, servants, physi
cians and employees of the plaintiff
with suits, proceedings and inquisitions
In the nature of habeas corpus and
other rroceedings of a like nature, and
euch suits and proceedings ' are not
brought in good faith nor upon prob-'
able cause but are brought upon ar
rangements and agreements procured
and solicited by the defendant with the
Irresponsible inmates of the plaintiffs
Institution as 'aforesaid, and plaintiff
alleges that all of said arrangements
and .agreements between the defendant
and the said inmates of unsound mind
confined in the plaintiffs institutions
are null and void and are no authority
for the institution of proceedings by a
responsible and reputable lawyer in
any court of law and Justice in this
Kelies on Common Law.
There may be other crimes on the
calendar, but they are of very small
moment compared to those 'cited in
the petition, whatever tbey are. May
be the lawyers know all about what
the big words mean, but John Daw
son had to go back three hundred
years and do a lot of studying of the
old common Jaw of Kngland to find
them. Barratry means that Hanson
lias been a gay deceiver or tried to'
be and champerty means that he had
no legitimate reason for being a party
to the suits. .
As reason for urging the injunc
tion, against Hanson, the petition of
the attorney general savs:
"That for the proper care, keeping,
treatment and cure of the inmates of
the plaintiffs institutions as aforesaid,
quiet, rest and freedom from worldly
cares and concerns of every sort are
necessary and any disturbance of their
quiet and seclusion postpones and de
lays their oure and frequently and
commonly renders their proper treat
ment and cure impossible.
"And plaintiff further says that in
fcome of the suits and proceedings so
brought by the defendant, the lunacy
and maniacal affliction ot "the patient
end inmate has been so apparent to
the probate court of Shawnee county,
before whom it was brought, that the
court upon view of the patient and
without further examination was
compelled to. dirert hin instant return
to the, plaintiffs Topeka state hospi
tal for the insane. . -
"That among the cases so brought
by the defendant for persona of' un
sound mind and confined in the. To
peka State hospital were those of"
Hwan Johnson. John H.- Phelps, Mul
ligan McNulty. B. F. Osborne and
John Meyers, and in each and all of
said cases the patients and inmates
were returned to the Topeka State
Hospital as patients of unsound mind.
And other cases of a similar character
brought by the defendant not yet dis
posed of. but now pending in the pro
bate court of Shawnee county. Kan
sas are: Ulysses Simon Richard,
Marion Jilston and Charles H. Flem
ing, all of whom are afflicted with
mental unsoundness, nor did the de
fendant have any reasonable ground
upon which to base such suits or any
"Plaintiff further alleges that the
defendant has solicited other inmates
of unsound mind now confined in the
plaintiff's institutions for the insane
and has solicited and engaged relatives
and fi 'ends of swh inmates by bar
ratry. .Uam perty and maintenance to
aid and assist the defendant in procur
ing and bringing suits for the release
of, persons of unsound mind from
plaintiffs -institutions, but the exact
details of which the plaintiff is at this
time unable to inform the court, but
all of which are well known to the de
fendant, and all of which tends to de
lay and hinder and prevent the care
and keeping, treatment and cure of the
persons thus amictea ana tends to and
noes fiii oiuiuj uic jjiiiiiiiiiL.
Its officers, agents, physicians, servants
end employees, and the plaintiff is
without remedy against the defendant
In the due course of the law, except by
an injunction issued out of this honor
able court, which injunction should be
Topeka Grain Markac
IFurolsbed by J. B. Billaru. comer Kl
sas ave.. and Curtis st.
Topeka. Kan., April 21.
WHEAT No, 2, 7580c
. riATS 30332c. J J .
KAFFIR CORN Per cwt. 75?0e
New Ordinance "Will Provide for
Buying of City Bonds.
Law Being Prepared by
Next week Chief Wilmarth of the fire
department will submit to the city
commissioners an .ordinance providing
for the pensioning of the city .firemen.
This ordinance will embody, also, a
provision allowing the Firemen's Relief
association the right to invest their
funds in city bonds at a rate not less
than 4 per cent.
This important measure is now in the
hands of W. C. Ralston, city attorney.
It was prepared by Chief Wilmarth and
sent to the attorney's office for legal
polish. When the city attorney rubs
over the law points the manuscript will
be given to the fire chief for final ap
proval before it reaches the commis
sioners. Then its fate will rest in their
lais new feature will complete the
claims made that the Topeka fire de
partment is the best equipped, the best
managed and the best disciplined of
any city of 75,000 or less in the United
States. Without the pension advant
ages Topeka was able to show the best
record of any other city and with
these features it is expected that the
department will be able to keep in
service the high grade men now em
ployed. Through the efforts of Chief Wil
marth, Topeka has been able to obtain
a better class of young men for fire
fighting work. The chief with his civil
service methods and his high standards
has placed a ban on firemen with
physical and moral defects. As a re
sult he has now in service 50 stalwart,
efficient and highly disciplined fire
A Fireman's Advantages.
With the pension system inaugurated
into the department. Chief Wilmarth
expects to keep this force intact.
When the new law passes the city
commissioners and is carried as a
strength to the old laws, firemen in To
peka service will have the following
After being in the service 20 years
and it is found they are unfit for ser
vice through physical or mental de
fects, long service, advanced age, ill
ness or injuries in performance of
duties, a pension of one-half the salary
will be given.
Each man in active service is riven
an accident insurance policy of not
more tnan b00. Five dollars a week
n case of injury. One hundred dol
lars funeral expenses.
If killed on duty, the widow or chil
dren dependent upon the firemen will
be given $1,000 as gratuity. This, with
$500 accident insurance, totals $1,500.
in case fireman dies of disease fol
lowing injury in service and accident
Insurance is not applicable, the de
partment grants his widow $1,500.
1 hese are a few of the advantages
of being a city fireman in a city where
efficiency and capability are demanded.
The Firemen's Relief association is
composed of members of the fire de
partment. It receives from, the state
superintendent of insurance a certain
amount every year. Each member of
the department is assessed for its sup
port. Under the new law it is allowed
to buy up city bonds at not less than
4 per cent interest. Under the old
law it was able only to let the money
lie in the bank at regular city 2 per
Ninety per cent of the total funds of
this relief association are allowed for
investment in city bonds.
The officers of the Firemen's Relief
G. O. Wilmarth, president.
E. E. Babcock, vice president.
William Cawker, secretary.
W. C. Ralston, attorney.
ALL IS HARMONY.
Rockefeller and Gould Interests Get
Together on Missouri Pacific.
New York, April 21. The gap left in
the Missouri Pacific directorate by the
resignation of Kuhn. Loeb & Co.'s rep
resentatives, when George Gould forced
the election of E. F. Bush as president
of the road- is filled with the selection
of James Speyer, of the banking firm
of Speyer & Co., and H. I. Miller, re
ceiver of the Buffalo & Susquehanna
railway. Mr. Miller will serve in an
advisory capacity. They succeed Paul
Warburg and Cornelius Vanderbilt.
Because of the break with Kuhn,
Loeb & Co.. Wall street was at first
inclined to interpret the selection of Mr.
Speyer as a Missouri Pacific director to
mean that Speyer & Co. would become
the principal bankers for the road. Geo.
Gould explained, however, that it was
not the intention to concentrate in one
Mr. Gould also took occasion to deny
that Edgar L. Maston, a director, rep
resents the "Rockefeller interests," as
has been generally published here. Mr.
Marston. he said, represented simply
Blair & Co. The Rockefeller interests
and the Gould faction in the road are in
strict harmony, however, as was fur
ther indicated by an invitation to
Frank Vanderiip, president of the Na-
2 Cones for 5c
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We will devote the entire
morrow selling men's suits!
be strictly a man's suit day
$20.00 Men's Suits
$22.50 Men's Suits
$25.00 Men's Suits
$30.00 Men's Suits
Men's Suit Day
$10.00 Men's Suits
$12.50 Men's Suits
$15.00 Men's Suits
$18.00 Men's Suits
Men's Suit Day
JUST ONE WORD-The greatest selling of men's
fine suits ever heard of in Kansas. Remember
takes place in our store tomorrow, Saturday April "22
For this Great Sale
We give a man's fan
cy Dress Vest Free
with every suit.
For This Sale 1000
Men's High Class
Worsted Suits, all
wool. Choice . .$5.00
tional City bank, a Rockefeller insti
tution, to become a member of the Mis
souri Pacific directorate. Because of
other duties, notably as a director of
the Harriman lines, Mr. "Vanderiip
could not see his way to accept at pres
ent. After the meeting George J. Gould,
former president of the Missouri Pa
cific, made the following statement: '
"Mr. Speyer and Mr. Miller were
elected directors of the Missouri Pacific
in place of Paul Warburg and Cornel
ius Vanderbilt. I fe 1 that the board
has been materially strengthened and
that there is perfect harmony among
all concerned. I do not think there is
a discordant note anywhere. The elec
tion of Mr. Bush has been very highly
spoken of in the west.
"Mr. Bush has received many con
gratulatory telegrams from prominent
western shippers and citizens of . St.
Louis, and I have also received a num
ber today. Mr. Bush was elected a
director of the Iron Mountain, succeed
ing Mr. Warburg, resigned.
"I have noticed that Mr. Marston" has
been mentioned as the representative
of Blair & Co. on the Missouri Pacific
board. Blair & Co. have placed i-at
times over $100,000,000 of securities- on
"H. I. Miller, who was elected a direc
tor," will serve in an advisory capacity."
Mr. Gould said Frank Vanderiip,
president of the National City bank,
has been tendered a position on the
Missouri Pacific board, but that Mr.
Vanderiip did not see his way clear to
accept on account of his other interests.
HEBUVS SUCCESSOR SOON.
Eastern and Western Men Considered
by Baker Committee.
Baldwin, Kan., April 21. The board
of trustees of Baker university consid
ered the election of a president to suc
ceed Doctor Murlin Thursday. A com
mittee, composed of Judge Nelson
Case, Oswego, Kansas; J. P. Davis, To
peka; J. Luther Taylor, Pittsburg; the
Rev. J. A. Motter, Kansas City; R. N.
Allen, Chanute, was appointed to make
a choice. . - , . .
Among the twenty-five possibilities
were eastern and western college men,
ministers and laymen of the church.
Several alumni of Baker university are
mentioned. The committee will report
to the trustees within thirty days. The
board expects to have the new presi
dent here for commencement the first
week of June. Doctor Murlin, seven
teen years president of Baker, has
been elected to the presidency of Bos
SHORT IX JtTST ONE BLOCK.
More Signatures Needed for -Great
In checking over the names of those
who have signed the petitions for a
"great white way" the members of the
lighting committee of the Commercial
club discovered that the petition which
was circulated among the property
owners in the block on Kansas avenue
between Third and Fourth streets still
lacks the required 50 per cent of the
names it is possible to get in that
Several of the business men went out
this afternoon to round some of the
other property owners into line and by
tomorrow it is expected that the peti
tions will be complete. The committee
will go before the city commissioners
with their proposition at the earliest
TEARS OUtHIS EYE.
It Is Glass and Camorrist Hurls It to
Viterbo, April 21. Of all the methods
adopted by the Camorrist prisoners to
excite sympathy or incite a riot, none
surpassed in novelty and effectiveness
that of Gaetano Esposito who, at the
end of a mad harangue today, tore a
glass eye from his head and hurling it
at thei feet of the president, stamped
the court room floor, then fell in a
faint and President Bianchi suspended
According to the state, Esposito, who
is known as a usurper, ia a dangerous
malefactor and succeeded "Enricon"
Alfano as the head of the Camorra
when Alfano fled to the United States,
there to fall into the hands of Lieuten
ant Petrosino. He "is charged with
having' been one of those who met at
Bagnolia and condemned Gennaro Cuc
colo to death for treachery to his as
sociates in crime.
The prisoner attempted to prove an
alibi so far as the meeting at Bagnoll
was concerned. At that time he was
traveling, he said, between Milan and
Rome. He gave a detailed account of
his wanderings prior to the murder of
Cuccolo and his wife and gradually
wrought himself up to a fine frenzy. Ho
concluded in substance as follows:
"It is true that I concealed myself
at the time when I learned that I was
to be arrested. I was suffering as I am
even now, from heart disease. In my
boyhood, I lost one eye. I feared that
I would die in prison from the malady
which had already seized me or what
would be even worse that I would lose
my other eye."
Here the prisoner sobbed violently,
his face in his hands. Suddenly he
raised his head and. with a deft move
ment of the hand released the glass eye
and, throwing it on the floor before the
judge's bench, bared his face, disfig
ured with old cuts, to the horrified
Thus for a few seconds he posed arid
then with a choking cry dropped to the
floor in a faint.
As Esposito collapsed a tumult was
raised. From the steel cages the pris
oners shouted cries and cursed.
One of the jurymen; who is a physi
cian, went to the assistance of Esposito
and President Bianchi declared the sit
Want to Know About Hill.
Washington, April 21. President
Taft is requested in a resolution in
troduced in the house today to fur
nish to congress an explanation of the
resignation of David Jayne Hill as am
bassador to Germany. The resolution
is the joint motion of Representatives
Lever of South Carolina and Brantley
of Georgia, and is based on reports
mat jr. tiiii in the potash contro
versy incurred the president's dis
New York Money Market.
New York, April ZL MONEY Money
on call steady, 2i42 per cent; ruling
rate 2 per cent; closing bid 2 per cent;
offered at 2 per cent- Time loans, very
dull; sixty day 2 per cent; 90 days 2fe
2 per cent: six months, 23i!3 Per cent.
CLOSE: Prime mercantile paper 3 to
4 per cent.
Sterling exchange steady with actual
business in bankers". iIlls at $4.84.40 for
sixty day bills and at $4.86.45 for demand.
Commercial bills, $4.837.
SILVER Bar silver, 53jc; Mexican dol
BONDS Government and railroad
Disappointing Cables Pull Sup
port From Under Wheat.
Better Weather and Increased
Offerings Weaken Corn.
PROVISIONS ARE FIRM.
Cattle Receipts Are Light and
Market Is Steady.
Hogs Are Quoted Strong to Five
Chicago, April 21 WHEAT Disappoint
ing cables today pulled the support from
under wheat. Liberal world shipments
were expected, especially from Australia
and the Argentine and there was favor
able crop news regarding Russia. Ideal
conditions prevailed both northwest and
southwest from here. Opening prices
were 4c to c lower. May started at
89c to 89c, a loss of ic to u and de
clined to 89e.
Absence of selling pre sure led to a de
cided rally. Diminished acreage in Okla
homa helped. The close was firm with
May at 9090V4c, a net gain of c.
The close was strong at 5051c, a net
gain of c.
CORN Better weather eased corn.
There was some increase in country of
ferings. May opened c to c lower
at SOViigfWsc to 50c, touched Gu50)fcc
and sagged to SOlis bOc.
OATS Scattered selling by commission
houses proved sufficient to depress oats.
May started WSVtC to 4c off at 3131c
to 31c and dropped to 31c.
PROVISIONS Provisions - were firm
but trade was small. First sales were Jc
to 25c higher with July at $14.80 for
pork, $7.95 for lard and $8.00 for ribs.
RYE No. 2, 92c. '
B ARLE Y 70c $1.14.
Chicago, Grain Market.
Chicago. April 21.
Open High Low Close Close
May ..8954- 90Mt 89 " 90- 90
July .. 87-"? 88,4 " 8-14 SShk 87
Sept .. 86V4-H 87!4 86 87 86Ti-87
May . . 50'4- 51 50H- 50-51 50-
July .. 5iyt-3g 51-Ti 51 61 61
Sept .. 52y- 62 53 63 52
May .. 30- 32 31 31 32-32
July .. 31, 31 31 31 32
Sept. 31- 31 31 31- 31-
May ..15.50 15.55 15.30 .15.60 15.47
July ..14.80 14.82 14.65 14.80 14.77
May .. 7.85 7.87 7.80 7.87 7.82
July .. 7.95 8.00 - 7.90 7.97 7.92
May .. 8.37 8.52 8.27 8.47 8.35
July .. 8.00 8.02 8.92 8.00 7.97
Sept .. 7.92 7.95 7.85 7.92 7.87
Kansas City Produce Market.
Kansas City, April 2L WHEAT Cash :
Market unchanged. No. 2 hard, 88Q96c;
No. 3. 84S94c; No. 2 red, SttgSlc; No. 3,
CORN Market steady to c lower. No.
2 mixed, 48348Hc; No. 3, 47c; No. 2 white,
47c; No. 3, 47c.
OATS Market unchanged. No. 2 white,
34(S34c; No. 2 mixed. 32333c.
RYE No. 2, 7580c.
HAY Market steady to $1.50 higher.
Choice timothy, $14.5015.00; choice prairie,
WHEAT Receipts, 29 cars.
POULTRY Market steady. Hens, J2c;
springs, 15c; turkeys, 15c; ducks, 14c;
BUTTER Creamery, 20c; firsts, 17c;
seconds, 15c; packing stock, 13e.
EGGS Extras, 17c; firsts, 15c.
CLOSE: WHEAT May, 8585c bid;
July, 83c bid; September, 8282c bid.
CORN May, 48c sellers: July, 49
49c bid; September, 50i4ig;50c bid.
Chicago Produce Market. '
Chicago, April 21. BUTTER Market
steady. Creameries, 1521c; dairies, 13
EGGS Market steady. Receipts 14,147
at mark, cases included, 1313c; firsts,
15c; prime firsts, 16c.
CHEESE Market steady. Daisies, 13
13c; Twins, 1213c; Young Americas,
13yiS13c; Long Horns, 1213c.
POTATOES Market steady. Choice to
fancy, 58,a60c; fair to good, 5557c.
POULTRY Live, firm; turkeys,' 14c;
VEAL Market steady. 50 to 60 lb. wts.,
67c; 60 to 85 lb. wts., 78c; 85 to 110 lb.
wts., 89c. "
New York Produce Market.
New York, April 21. BUTTER Market
steady. Process special, 18c; extras, 17c;
CHEESE Market steady. State whole
milk, September quality, fancy colored,
EGGS Market firm. Fresh gathered,
selected extras, 19c; firsts, 16'gl7c; sec
onds, 16c; storage packed, firsts. 1818c;
western gathered white, 1819c; state,
Pensylvania and nearby hennery brown,
POULTRY Alive, weak and dull; west
ern chickens, 13013c; fowls, 15tfil6c;
turkeys, 13c. Dressed, quiet but weak;
western fowls, I416c; turkeys, 15(620c.
New York Stock Market.
Wall St., New York, April 21. STOCKS
A brisk movement was inaugurated
with the opening of the stock market to
day. Almost the entire list was de
pressed. Among the weakest issues were
the fertilizer shares, Virginia, Carolina
Chemical losing 1 and American Cotton
Oil a point. United States Steel opened
lower and Union Pacific and Missouri
Pacific declined .
Liberal offerings of the fertilizer group
defeated efforts to rally the standard
stocks after the opening display of heavi
ness. American Agricultural Chemical
declined 1; Virginia Carolina Chemical
1 and American Cotton Oil 1. Bear
operators sold these stocks congidently on
the belief that the disturbed trade condi
tions would compel a reduction of divi
dends. The decline during the week in
these stocks amounted to 2 in American
Agricultural Chemical and 6 in Ameri
can Cotton Oil and ? Verginia Carolina
Chemical. Pennsylvania was, bid up a
point at U o'clock and the general market
hardened slightly in sympathy.
Changes in prices during the morning
session were negligable except in a few
Issues. Sentiment was not clearly enough
defined to bring about a pronounced
movement in prices in either direction,
also the buying was considered better
than the selling in th early decline. Lon
don unloaded some 15,000 shares at the
opening,-chiefly Union Pacific, the bal
ance between United States Steel' and
Reading. Reports of suspension of work
on ther construction of a large Alabama
plant of the United States Steel corpora
tion was given as the reason for the
heaviness in that stock. Toward midday
the tone of the market became apprecia
bly better and prices of representative
stock recovered to yesterday's clo ing fig
ures. The fertilizer group however, con
tinued under pressure. Rock Island pre
ferred 1. "
Bonds were steady.
The stock market was Virtually ,at a
standstill during the noon hour. Allis
Chalmers preferred broke 3 points to 25.
Speculative interest waned steadily, the
possibility of some action on the trust
measures by the supreme court on Mon
day having a restrictive influence. Prices
scarclely moved the list hovering close to
yesterday's closing level.
New York Sugar and CofTee Market.
Tork APril 21 SUGAR Raw,
quiet; Muscovado, 89 test, $3.42; centri
fugal. 96 test. $3.92; molasses. 89 test. $3.17;
refined, steady. . ;
COFFEE Spot, quiet- - - - - -
. Cotton Market.
Galveston, Tex., April 21. COTTON
Market steady, 14c.
Kansas City Live Stock Market.
Kansas City, April 21. CATTLE Re
ceipts 500, including 100 southerns. Market
steady. Native steers, $5.25.35; south
ern steers, $4.505.75; southern cows and
heifers, $3.254.75; native cows and heif
ers, $3.006.15; stockers and feeders, $4.50S
6.80; bulls, $4.006.25; calves. $4.50.7.00
western steers, $4.755.90; western cows
HOGS Receipts 6,000. Market strong.
Bulk of saies, $5.95ft6.10; heavv, $5.95&6.05
packers and butchers, $6.0O&6.15- lights
SHEEP Receipts 3,000. Market stead v
to weak. Muttons. $3.50-S4.50; lambs, $5.00
(S6.00; fed wethers and yearlings, $4.001
6.00; fed western ewes, $3.50(fi4.25.
" Chicago live Stock Market.
Chicago, April 21. CATTLE Receipts
estimated at 1,000. Market steady. Beeves
$5.50S6.60; Texas steers, $4.60(&5.66- western
steers. $4.85'f6.75; stockers and feeders
$4.00ff5.70: cows and heifers, $2.60i&5 la'
HOGS Receipts estimated at 16,000.
Tarlfct aiaoH.r T tel.. C l-.4 nn .
."" .-"&'-, iM.wixu.v; mixea,
$18.104.22.168: heavy. $5.70S6.20; rough, $5.70.
5.90; good to choice heavv. n acvfiA m-
$5.90a6.25; bulk of sales, $6.106.20.
SHEEP Receipts estimated at 7 000.
Market steady. Native, $3.00S4.70- west
ern. $3.15184.71); yearlings, $4.30ffi6.25:' Iambs
native, $4.50T6.25: western, $4.75W6.25
DAILY MOVEMENT OF PRODUCE
WHEAT Receipts, 12,000 bushels; ship
ments, 5,000 bushels.
CORN Receipts, 106,200 bushels; ship
ments, 81,600 bushels.
Car lot receipts: Wheat 43 cars, with
8 of contract grade; corn 153 cars, with S
of contract grade; oats, 87 cars
Total receipts of wheat at Chicago, Min
neapolis and Duluth today were 194-cars
compared with no cars last week and 1SS
cars the corresponding day a year ago-
Kansas City IJve stock Sales.
The following sales were made this
morning at the Stock Yards. Kansas
City, and reported over long distance
telephone direct to the Stata Journal by
Clay, Robinson & Co.. live stock commis
keS jnercllaI't8' witij ottlces at all mar
Kansas City, April 21. CATTLE Re
ceipts 500 head. Market steady.
HOGS-Receipts 6,000 head. Market
Steadv to nc hiBhpr Rulb- e 1 ...
6.15; op, $6.15. ' "'""
SHEEP Receipts 3,000 head,
No. Wt. Price.INo - Wf
1 80 L00 I 3 1126
8 ..1050 5.55
1 i2,VVS A,NI'. HEIFERS.
.. 8 70
. STOCKERS AND FKED K RS.
5.50 I 18..
4.50 I 7.,
...1130 . 4.25