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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL THURSDAY EVENING JANUARYS. 1913.
POLITICAL GOSSIP Topic of Conversation. Orr's Candidacy for the U. S. Senate. this appointment. I know if this ap pointment is made that every man in Kansas will feel honored, but honors do not come to a state unless an ef- I fort is made to obtain them. Speakership Fight the Main j pUf- neVeat Ifomnfonwelun5 i m which we live Limi. utr&irea ims xiuii- or conferred upon the man because he is the best representative In the United States of the great agricultural inter ests of. this country. He would bring honor to us and be a credit to him self, and fill the position with that rare ability which a man or his stand ing only can fill. "I ask that all commercial clubs, agricultural and county fair societies through their officers, send an appeal to Governor AVilson at Princeton, New J ersey. "I also ask the Democratic county central committees to send their en dorsements. And, finally, I wish every newspaper editor, irrespective of party, would send their editorials upon this subject to Senator Jouett Shouse, whose address is, corner Twelfth and Topeka avenues, Topeka, Kansas, who will put these editorials in proper form and have them presented to Gov- ornor Wilson. CONNORS WINS IT "Sailor Boy" Johnson's Sec onds Throw Up Sponge. IT MAY AFFECT THE FIGHT West Against the East Brown Is Formidable. Orr Claims 38 Votes Pledged to Him. Billy Feder of Great Bend has se lected just the particular job he wants at the hands of the legislature. For a time Feder flirted with the secre taryship of the senate. But he has changed his mind. Two years ago Feder was a member of the house. So he has decided to ask for the job of chief clerk of the house. "It will seem more like home," he said, "and I really think I will like it better than a place in the senate." J. A. MeRae of Blue Rapids wants to be segreant-at-arms in the house. McRae came to Topeka'today and will stay on the job until the house is or ganized and he is advised as to ' his success in landing the appointment. And in all the milling for appoint ments, the Shawnee county Demo crats are overlooking no bets. They spent half of the night Wednesday in the hotel lobbies and were on the job when the breakfast bell rang this morning. Someone advised the Shaw nee county contingent that there was to be a misdeal in the division of lobs. And since that time the Shawnee can didates have suffered from insomnia. DEMOCRATS EAT They Had 3Ierry Time "at the K. C. Banquet. Got. Hodges and Senator Thompson Among Speakers. Did James W. Orr, of Atchison, make a technical political mistake In an nouncing his United States senatorial candidacy at the particular time he made known his ambitions? Only the developments of the next week can tell. But among the wise men who are talking political affairs In the hotel lobbies, there is a well defined idea that other Democrats with senatorial ambitions in their hood will teeter on the Atchison man's political wishbone iwhen the speakership caucus is held. For some months it has been well known that Orr would bo a candidate for the speakership of the house if the Democrats won. Well,, the Democrats won. But there are at least four other men with ambitions for the speaker ship and their zeal is just as keen as is that of Orr. Then, only a week ago, Orr made a public declaration that he was in the running for the United States senate two years hence. And now there is a serious question as to whether Orr's speakership campaign has paid any dividends since the senatorial an nouncement. Kansas Democrats, who are expected to quietly Show much strength in the 1913 legislature are savinc but little jihniit. the sneakershiD fight. Some of them have ambitions of their own. Some of them, perhaps, might themselves welcome a United States senatorial boom. And they re count the fact that with Orr's suc cess In the speakership fight, the Atch ison man would land a big asset in hi3 proposed fight to succeed Joseph L. Bristow in Washington. Aside from the men who actually have a vote In the legislature, there are at least a half dozen men of known quality and prominence who have qui etly hoisted their senatorial lightning rod and possibly as many more are willing to follow suit on slight provo cation. Some of these men will have weight and Influence among the mem bers of the house. And from that an gle, the politicians urge that they will not strain any ligaments to advance Orr's chances to win. There is Hugh P. Farrelley, Hender son S. Martin, Col William P. Sapp, Balie Waggener and some three or four others who, it is claimed, might be crowded into the running on proper Invitation. So, with a senatorial nibble on their own hook, it would be a rank infraction of political ethics to foist the cause of an avowed opponent. They re call that there are other candidates; and while they concede the ability of Orr to keep things moving in the house, there is really little occasion for them to lather over the Atchison man's de sire to swing the gavel in the 1913 ses sion. And so, the politicians argue one to another, might not the possible op ponents of Orr two years hence, gently hand their compliments to some other man who is at least not so dangerous? "Iron Jaw" W. L. Brown, of King man, wants the speakership. He wants Jt badly. ' So does Miles Mulroy, of Ellis. And so does. Shuey, of Decatur, and Lyon, of Lincoln. It is admitted by the wise politicians that the fight is really between Orr and Brown. The Kingman county pio neer Is considerable of an antagonist, too. He has already developed strength that makes him look dangerous. Only last week a paper in Olathe, Governor elect Hodges' home town, said so many nice things about Brown's candidacy that the Kingman warrior looked like the only safe bet. And with the pub lication of that editorial, another seri ous question arose In the advance speakership contest. What will Hodges do about !t? Kan sas politicians recall the fight of 1911. They remind you that Robert Stone, of Shawnee, friend of Stubbs and a Stubbs patriot of the first water, wanted the speakership. But when Stubbs took a hand in the speakership fight, he ditched Stone and the Stubbs following went to Judge Buckman. And Judge Buckman won. To be sure Hodges has shied at any statement of his stand on the speaker ship fight. But suppo.se Hodges should mix in the contest. Would he support Orr with the possibility of gaining the disfavor of all Orr opponents or would he advocate the cause of Brown and reap the disfavor of Orr and his friends? Look at it either way. But from any angle, it looks like a beauti ful fight. It will be the first real fac tional Democratic fight, but the results may be noticeable for many days. And above it all and staring the Dem ocratic leaders in the face is Orr's can didacy for the United States senate. Sapp and Farrelley have been the "goats" for the Democratic party in the sena torial fights in the lean years and Mar tin has run for congress and guided the destiny of the state committee in sea sons when there were no hopes of vic tory. Now Orr comes into the lime light a full fledged candidate in what promises to another Democratic sea son. And as a stepping stone, he asks for the house speakership. Possibly the Democratic leaders who have no votes in the caucus will stay out of the fight. But such would hard ly be true to precedent- And with this situation less than a week before the opening of the legislature, you are at liberty to pick the winner. In the meantime Orr says he has 38 votes minrlireri to him for speaker. That is ! .. . . - .. ! r thfl Tr,f,-,. I sxmtnern ami central ratine necog- Good Card at Union Athletic Association Hall. Kansas City, Jan. 9. George H. Hodges, governor-elect of Kansas, Judge W. H. Thompson, candidate for the United States senate, Judge Al fred Jacques of Duluth, Minn., Mrs. Grace A. Wallace, J. D. Bodkin and L. C. Boyle were the speakers at a dinner in Kansas City, Kan., given by the Democrats of Wyandotte- county Wednesday night. The dinner was held in celebration of the Democratic victory at the recent election and 1,200 persons attended. Mr. Hodges said in part: "We have cause for congratulation in that for the first time in the history of this great commonwealth we will send a Democrat to the United Stvtes sen1-' ate, have elected five members to the house and have carried the state for the grandest man in the United States with one exception, Woodrow Wilson. Wood row Wilson will make good. "The Democratic party is on trial. And it will enact into law every plank in that platform upon which its can didates went before the people." Congressman-elect Dudley Doolittle, of the Fourth district, the youngest member ever elected to congress from Kansas, spoke extemporaneously. IS SILLY, SAYS MILLER City Commissioner Ridicules Light Plant Newspaper Stories. H P. Miller, city commissioner of wa terworks and electric lights sent to the State Journal today a statement con cerning the alleged attempts to discred it the efficiency at the city light plant. The statement follows: "For the benefit of the officers of the Ananias club who have been look ing for the champion liar of the com munity, I will state that I believe the man has been found in the person who is responsible for the reports made pub lic from time to time reflecting on the city light plant. "It is true one engineer was dis missed, but what of it? The plant is running, is in good shape and is de livering the goods. "It is also true that his successor, after two months' trial, quit of his own accord, but what of that? The building still stands and the machinery is still in motion. The above incidents con stitute all the terrible happenings; aw ful is it not? "The balance of the insinuations and other stuff really too unimportant and silly for any one to pay any attention to, are the imaginations of a politically deseased brain. All we ask of our em ployees is competency and faithful per formance of duties and no one com plying with those conditions need fear losing his position. "Mr. O'Neill is running the plant and is doing well and it is to the interests of every taxpayer that he be permitted to try out men until he finds one com petent to fill the positions if vacant. As to 2 more engineers having been dis missed, I would ask those so much in terested when it took place, as neither myself or Mr. O'Neill knows anything about it. "The thing is becoming a joke give us u. rest or tell the truth." ALL WHEELS STOP. more than nan or tne strength in the house. Democratic National Committeeman William F. Sapp of Galena has issued another appeal to Kansans to get be hind the candidacy of President Henry J. Waters of the State Agricultural college for the appointment as secre tary of agriculture in President Wil son's cabinet. Sapp makes appeal not only to the individual citizen, irre spective of party, but urges the Kansas press to boost the Manhattan man. "Some time ago I issued an appeal to the Democrats asking that they en dorse President Henry J. Waters of the State Agricultural college for secretary of agriculture," says Sapp. "I now issue this appeal to all citi zens, irrespective of party, asking that they urge Governor Wilson to make uize Unveiling of Historic Tablet. Sacramento. Jan. 9. Every wheel on the Southern Pacific and Central Pacific railways stopped turning for five minutes shortly at noon yesterday, while a high school girl unveiled a bronze tablet at front and out of the streets of Sacramento commemorative of the fiftieth anniversary of the be ginning of construction work on the Central Pacific system, the first trans continental railway. It is erected on the spot whera Governor Leland Stan ford Turned up the first shovelful of earth Just fifty years ago today. The veterans of the railway service were hosts at the ceremony and Dr. David Starr Jordan, president of Stan ford university, delivered the address. They inserted a ringer on "Sailor Boy" Johnson at the Union Athletic association headquarters Wednesday night. Instead of meeting a welter weight of his own clas3 they steered the "Sailor Boy" up against a maa v ho has whipped a iot of second Ciass men at that weight. The ringer v. as called "Jimmle Connors." But remc doesn't matter. It's the punch thee counts and the punch wasn't di fcuised by an alias. After the sLrth round Johnson's seconds cast a pocket edition sponge into the ring. Then they led the referee over to where lie could see it. Then "Connors" was or dered to go out and put his street clothes on. He was an Italian. But don't vou think for a minute that Johnson didn't cause trouble in the Kansas City camp. In the earner rounds of the scramble Lew Cutler, who officiated in "Connors' corner, yelled himself nearly hoarse trying to make his charge wait tor tne ngni. "Connors" was running into that choD" which didn't look like a dam we producer but wnicn was lnteiy to soell "nav day" if properly msertea Connors" then changed his tactics and the fight began to go the other wav. He swumr a lot of wild upper- cuts which seldom landed on anything expftiit th eloves of Johnson. But he followed this with a straight arm jab which was not at all pleasing to the backers of the Topekan. Perfectly timed, it was a mighty wicked blow. Connors" apparently aimed to meet .Tnhnsnn with it as the "Sailor Jtsoy stepped in for a blow. It was delivered several times in this manner ana uiu the damage neaded. Tt Tvna the defense of "Connors that puzzled Johnson as much as the lacing he received. The visitor had a coveruD which was perfectly good. He rmiH stand in the center of the ring and rest with Johnson apparently un abie to get to him. Johnson ;:ime as liver. Tint don't make the mistake of iinUiri5r tViia Johnson fellow a quit ter. He went in after that punishment like he couldn't live without it. And v,o lonriRri a lot of punches that cause uneasiness in Kansas City. In the sixth round b-jth men scored a knock rinwn una although he was groggy .TnhnEon had his opponent hanging on a crr.ri of the time. He was ready to take a blow for the chance to land one. But ne eouiun t muu m rlamasrine: kind, it seemed. In the early rounds Johnson was o-ninc after nav ore an me nine Shortly after the Kansas Cityan land ed the first blow the Sailor Boy rush in anr ruined blows UPOn "Con T,n-, " nhsinz him back and forth across the ring and calling forth a world of advice from "Connors sec nrtd. "Connors" introduced his upper cut in the frist round but it was never effective. For the first three rounds it was tiearlv even with Johnson hav- ing a' little the best of it because he landed the punches. "Connors" steamed up a little in the fourth and began to punch the Topekan in the ..,., with that left arm follow up. ' The real damage to thje local youth came in the fifth round when ho was nil int nut out. One of those con nors" punches went through and Johnson fell on his opponent and bore him almost through the ropes while lie (Johnson) was recovering. lno rest of the round was all "Connors' with Johnson trying to get back into fierhtine shape. Kansas City came in to iinisn it in the sixth. He downed Johnson ana was himself downed a moment later. Johnson was plainly puzzled as to how to get at his adversary but was fight ing pluckiiy wnen tne Deu rang anu had Kansas City hanging on a good portion of the time. He was so badly winded, however, that he could hardly walk to his chair and his seconds arte: a short conference tossed the sponge into the ring. Jack Woods didn't appear for tne fight. Jack Woods has been touted as pretty much of a scrapper in this col umn. This will not occur again. lie ports from apparently reliable sources have reached this office that Woods did not intend to come here. The promoters of the affair did not admit this until late yesterday atternoon. The bout was a good one. -But faking the advertising is a mighty good way to disgust people with the fight game here. It should be all on the square The fight was fair enough. But the men who are promoting the bouts for the Union Athletic 'association are starting in a mighty good way to make the boxing fans here distrust them. Phil Knight, billed to appear here, never intended to come. And reports are that the same is true of W oods. There were two preliminaries, one of which was fairly entertaining. LESS GOLD IS MINED. Poorest Year Since 1907 in the United States. Washington, Jan. 9. Less gold was pro- oucea in tne united states in 1912 than in any year since 1907, according to official estimates made public today ty the Unit ed States geological survey. It was de clared, however, that more silver was mined during the twelve months than during any similar period since 1892. The passing of the picturesque prospector with his pack mule and pick, leads the survey to fear that few rich gold "finds" will be made in the future. None was made in 1912. The value of the gold mined during 1912 will approximate J91.675.168, a decrease of more than $5,200,000 from the value of the output of 1911. The decrease is ascrib ed mainly to the failure of the Bonanza camp of Goldfield, Nevada, to maintain the rich character of its ore, although more ore actually was mined than in the previous year. Colorado's production also fell off, while California again took first place as the banner gold producing state. The output of silver, oonser-atively fig ured, will total 62,364,974 fine ounces, valued at $37,982,411. This is the greatest amount of silver ever mined in the United States, although it does not represent the greatest value. In the opinion of the survey, based on late reports from its officers, the output may be increased to 64,000,000 ounces. GET BIGGEST CONTRACT IVank Cliance Will Draw $120,000 lor Three Years 'Work. Chicago, Jan. 9. The American League brought out its heaviest bat talions and captured Frank Chance. The "'peerless leader" was signed to manage the New York club at a salary and interest which amounts to $120,000 for the three years for which he sign ed the greatest sum" ever (paid a base- f i ball Player. Of this sum. $75,000 la ! salary and the remainder the estimated value of 6 per cent of the net earnings of the club. Two days of s. negotiations between Chance and Frank Farrell, owner of the New York club, were brought to a climax when the principals quietly visited the office of B. B. Johnson, president of the league. There they came to their agreement after less than an hour's conference and there the announcement that Chance had signed was made. "Gentlemen let tne introduce the new manager of the New York Amer icans," said Farrell to the reporters as he, Johnson and Manager Chance em erged from the conference. What part the league had fn concluding the ne-. gotiations was, of course, not given out. It was remarked, however, that President-Johnson had stayed away from the meeting of the National com mission at Cincinnati and that the an-, nouncement of-the conclusion of the negotiations was given out only after the head of the organization had been consulted. Rumor, therefore, conclud ed that the Johnson circuit had decid ed the opportunity to get Chance must not be overlooked and had resolved to back Farrell " in , any proposition he might make. -, WHEAT IS STRONG Trade Is Actire and the Open ing Is Higher. Sale of 50,000 Bushels of North ern to Liverpool. A SHARP UPTURN IN CORN Is Brought About by Smallness of Country Offerings. Provisions Quiet With Quota tions Unchanged to Higher. SHERIFFS DlYtDE THE REWARD. Arrest of Frank Sol) nook Credited to Two Men. Ottawa, Kan., Jan. 9. The prolonged litigation in the matter of the reward of $300 offered by the commissioners of Franklin county for the arrest and con viction of Frank Schneck, for which claims were filed by ExSheriff w. R Cody, of Franklin, and Ex-Sheriff Woodward, of Douglas county, has been settled. Sheriff Woodward had brought suit against the commissioners for the amount, and a counter claim was put in by Mr. Cody The latter was represented by Attorney John Quin, and the former by Ord Klingman of Lawrence. At the opening session of the January term of district court, the court agreed that the case might be settled by stipulation, and the two attorneys ar rived at a compromise. It was mu tually agreed that the amount of the reward should be divided between the claimants in the proportion of $175 to Mr. Woodward and $125 to Mr. Cody after costs had Deen paid. AGED KAXSAX IS DEAD. John Watson Dops Dead After Com' plaining of Cold. Beloit. Kan., Jan. 3. It was a shock to the residents of the eastern end of the county when the news was spread that John Watson, one of the best known and most highly respected farmers in Logan township, had drop ped dead at his home. Mr. Watson had been out doing his morning's milking, when he returned to the house remarking that it was too cold to continue. Hardly had he finished speaking, when he dropped over dead from a sudden failure of the heart. John Watson had been a resident of Logan township for many years, hav ing homesteaded the farm upon which be lived at the time of his death, in iss i. He is survived by an invalid wife and four grown children, as follows: Mrs. Nellie Sales, Mrs. Luther Mc Clintock, Virgil WTatson and Elmer Watson, all of this vicinity. 3EETHOD IS- HIS .3IADXESS. Most Religious Negro Prisoner in Kansas Is Gone. Marion, Kan., Jan. 9. T. C. Munroe, a negro, who. appeared to be:so deeply under conviction of his sins that the sheriff thought him trustworthy, is be ing sougnt in several Kansas counties. His religious fervor appeared to be so sincere that he was considered one of the best prisoners in the Marion county Jan. Me neraea tne other prisoners in to a cell and locked them in. He used a jimmy effectively enough to tear off a part of the cell and escape. His home is in W ichita, where it is believed he went after breaking jail. He is charged with several robberies. FIND TEACHER NOT CRUEL. Tied 18 Year Old Boy Up by Thumbs, Uie cnarge. Fredonia, Kan., Jan. 9. Edwin Bradshaw, a school teacher, was ac quitted in the aistrict court here of the charge of cruelty to Carl Babcocs, in 13 year old student. It was al leged that the teacher tied Babcock up bv the thumbs and made him stand on his toes lor ten to fifteen minutes. Bradshaw saw that he had failed in trying to govern the boy with ordinary methods of punishment. SNOW MAKES GAS EXPLODE. Office Is Is Wrecked When Fire Started in Gas Stove. Wichita, Kan., Jan. 9. When A.. S. Bur ton and John Glazer lighted stoves in the office of the Aultman & Taylor com pany here, an accumulation of gas. In the room exploded, the office was com pletely wrecked. The men were hurt only lightly. Drifts of snow around the build ing prevented the gas escaping from a leak in the pipe and it went into the room. Chlcaeo. Jan. 9. whkt Th. i. r.r ju.uw Dusneis or No. 1 northern to Liver pool by a local firm lent strength to the wheat market at the opening today. Trade waa imriy active. May opened c to 4c over yesterday at Q , '1.' . .-J . 1 i nrn'nn.' The close was strong, May c up at 92?ic. CORN Light country offerings caused a sharp upturn in corn. May opened c to Ytc higher at 49&c to 4960c and soia to iX"i'aovc. - The close was strong. May lc higher at 60c. OATS Oats were quiet and steady with corn, May opening &Ac to a shade high er at 3333c to 33hi3Sc and selling to s-ic. . PROVISIONS Provisions were quiet. May pork opened 7e up at $18.25; May lard unchanged at $9.771,6. and May ribs a snaae improved at $9.75. RYE 62 64t4c. BARLEY 5172c. TIMOTHY $3.00153.90. CLOVER J10.OO19.25. Chicago Graii- Market. Chicago, Jan. 9. Close Cpen High Low Today Yes. May .. 92?4-14 9274-93 92ti 92i 91 July .. 89- SOtfc S94- 9K 89- Sept. . CORN- May . July . Sept. . OATS May . 8S 89- 88 89- 88 49?4-si S0T4- 51:4 33v8-i 50 51 52 494 50 51T4 '5054 51 52?8 4954 50 61 33- 33 32Vt-k BLACKMAR'S VIEW, Contlnued from Page One.) Campbell live Wins Game. Holton. Kan., Jan. 9. The Campbell college basketball ; team defeated the Ottawa five by a score of 43 to 25. At the end of the first half Campbell was leading 15 to 11. The Campbell lineup was: L. T. Yust and Terrill, forwards; E. Yust, nter; Bonebrake and Green, guards. The Ottawa lineup: Munger and Ward, forwards; Hanson, center; Bennett and Jewell, guards. Summary: Campbell Field goals, L. Yust 1, E. Tust 4, Terrill 5. Foul goals 4. ' Ot tawa Field goals, Bennett '2, Munger Ward 8, Hanson 4. Fouls 5. Oketo Boy Robs Depot Marvsville, Kan., Jan. 9. Eai i. Carson of Oketo, 22 years old, was arrested here charged with turgiary ot tne lirar.c Island depot at Garden, three miles eat of here, last night and taking $21.70. He admits having been in the depot and tak- rir SS.S0. His preliminary Bearing will te held before Justice L. H. Eddy, FridEy morning. Ottawa Leaves on Lone Trip. Ottawa, Kan., Jan. 9. The Ottawa niversity basketball team left Wed nesday on the first trip of the season. The following games are on. its sche dule: Wednesday Campbell college, at Holton. Thursday Midland, at Atchison. Friday Wentworth Military acade my, at Lexington. Saturday eterinary college, at Kansas City. Captain Ramson Bennett took seven en on the trip. of 1896. During this period the prices of nearly all commodities, especially food products, have steadily advanced. A few articles have fluctuated, but have 'had little influence in changing the general trend upward. In the ten year period immediately preceding this there was a steady tall in prices which reached their minimum in 1896. During this period the standard of living has constantly Increased mak ing an additional burden upon people whose incomes are fixed, or who have been unable to increase their income in proportion to the cost of living. Tne high cost of living has been caused by the attempt to meet the de mands of a high standard and . the constantly advancing prices. The lat ter is the chief cause. "The causes are many and complex. They should be divided into world causes and local causes. Chief among the former is the expansion of cur rency caused by the production of gold and the lessening of the purchas ing power of gold. 'The second great world cause is the shifting of the population from the group of producers of raw material to the group engaged in transforming, transporting and distributing pro ducts; and to the group who are at tempting to satisfy the demand for multitudes of desires old and new. Add to this the increase of population in cities the relative decrease in agri cultural products to feed them and we have the chief causes for the advance of world prices. Local causes in the Lnited States have been influenced by the relative scarcity of food products. The num ber of acres in agriculture has not increased as rapidly as the demand for food products. This condition is intensified by the depletion of the soil and the decline in the yield per acre. The prices of food products have been so high as to affect prices of other commodities by sympathetic action. "The tariff has had something to do with the advance of local prices al though its influence has been greatly over estimated. Trusts, combinations, produce asso ciations, cold storage and other busi ness organizations that have had power to restrict production, control the output or fix prices within certain lim its have helped to raise prices. Suggested Remedies. It is difficult to suggest positive remedies that are scientific and can be made practical, but the following are given. 'Let the government check the de cline in the purchasing power of gold by taking automatically seigniorage of the bunion that is oenind the dollar, thus lea'ing the value of the dollar stable and allowing the weight to rise or fall in correspondence with the rise and fall of average prices. . "Induce if possible more people to en gage in the production of "raw material. "Introduce scientific intensive agri culture in order to double the produc tion per acre. "Revise the tariff by a scientific or ganizations from advancing prices ar bitrarily. Place a maximum limit to prices if necessary. "Introduce simpler and less expensive methods of bringing the commodity to the consumer. "Finally, educate people in the prin ciples and habit of true economy, thus doing away with extravagance and waste." . . There is Only Ono That is USEB THE WORJLO OVER TO CURE A OOLO I ORE DAY. Always remember the full name. Look jfc ft for this signature on every box. 25c. tM rtr2pFV STOCK SHIPPERS To Insure YourselTe Best Result Consign to CI.AY, ROBINSON CO. Live Stock Commission Merchants, Stock Yards, Kan. Ctty W Also Here Our Own Officii ha. Denver, Stooz City, 80. M. Fort Worth. Chtcuo, So. St. Joseph, So. Om- ML, E. Buffalo. K. St. Louis and July .. 33- 33T4 334 Sept. .. 3S?i 33 33?k PORK Jan. ..17.97 18.07V4 17.97 18.05 33i-Ti 33 33- 33i-H 17.S3 May ..18.25 LARD Jan. .. 9.62 May ..' 9.80 RIBS Jan. 9.65" May .. 9.77 18.35 18.25 18.32 18.17 9.60 9.87 9.52 9.60 9.80 9.80 9.52 9.77 9.75 9.65 9.82 9.75 9.75 9.65 9.82 9.75 Kansas City Produce Market. Kansas City. Jan. 9. WHKAT Cash ; Market unchanged to c higher. No. 2 hard, 84&aic: No. 3. SGftPOc: No. 2 red, fl.03m.7; No. 3, 97c$i.05 CORN Market 4c higher. No. 2 mix ed, 4747c; No 3, 4646c; No. 2 white, 4949c; No. 3, 48ff4Sc. OATS Market c higher. No. 2 white. 34 i 3oc ; No. 2 mixed. 3331c. K X Hi Bac. HAY Market unchanged. BUTTER Market unchanged. EGGS Market unchanged. POULTRY Market unchanged. WHEAT Receipts 56 cars. CLOSE: WHEAT May, S7ic; July, 85c . , CORN May, 49f49c; July, wetwic OATS May, 35c. Chicago Produce Market. Chicago. Jan. 9 BUTTER Market firm. Creamery, 2634c. KGKjr.S Market firm. Receipts 2,381 cases; fresh receipts at marK, cases in cluded, 26 26c; refrigerators, 20c; firsts, 27c. CHEESE Market steady. Daisies, 16?i (S17c; Twins, 16!4tfl6c; Young Americas, 16Sia17c; Long Horns, 169ii17c. POTATOES Market steady. Receipts 33 cars. Wisconsin, 4247c; Michigan, 46 48c; Minnesota, 45(&48c. POULTRY Market firm. Turkeys, alive, 15c; dressed, 21c: live chickens, 14c; live spring chickens, 15c. VEAL Market steady, 914c. New York Produce Market. New York, Jan. . BUTTER Market unchanged. CHEESE Market easier. While milk. white or colored, special, 1717c; skim3, 214c. - . ECHiS AlarKet iirmer. western garner ed white, 2Sri35c. ; POULTRY Live, firm; western chick ens, 16$t'lac: lowis; lWfilTc; turKeys, JSC. Dressed .poultry, firm; fresh killed west ern chickens,1 1219c; fowls, 13&16c; tur keys, 14Q23C New Tork Stock Market. Wall St.. New York, Jan. 9. STOCKS The success with which manipulated is sues were marked up encouraged more general buying of standard shares on the stock exchange today and by noon a large number of-issues were quoted from 1 to 3 points above yesterday's close. Preparations to market large bond and note issues were regarded as evidence of confidence. Ronds were firm. There was only a small demand for stocks at the opening today and the level of prices was barely changed. The only fluctuations of more than a fraction was an advance of 1 in Atlanta Coast Line. The tone was steady. Sentiment was more cheerful and there was ' a confident absorption of various specialties. Railroad issues were quiet but fractionally better. Individual stocks crept up to a higher level but the general market rested after the forenoon jump and prices scarcely moved more than one-eighth either way. BULLS. 1120 4.60 I 2 960 8.85 1620 6.25 I HOGS. 196 7.25 I 72 2."l 7.40 146 7.J0 I 66 246 7.40 235 7.400 I 25 152 7.20 Topeka Markets .Furnished by the Chas. Wollt Paekfng Co. yards close at noon Saturday. w cannot use pigs, thin sows or hoga weighing less than 170 '.bs. Do not mar ket hogs unless same ara well finlaned mm w cannot use half fat stuff. XV m glva below prices affactiv at ouca, until fur. ther notice.1 Topeka, Kan., Jan. HOGS. MIXED AND BUTCHERS. . HEAVY LIGHT STEERS. prime .. God to choice (cprn fed) Fair to good Common to fair killers COWS. .S8.85-.Re . 6.85-a7.0: C.7(Ky t.bi .$5.804?6.E) . i.304fS.7i 4.0034.53 .$5.0596. OS . 4 05 4.56 8.55(jI4.0 a.wxu.s.m New York Sugar Market. New York. Jan. 9. SUGAR Market steady. Muscovado, 89 test, 3.02; centri-j 112.00. fugal, 96 test, 3.52; molasses, 89 test, 2.77; refined, quiet. Prime Good to choice Fair to good.... Common to fair.............. HEIFERS. Prime 13.06-56.25 Good to choice 4.56'65.o Fair to good 4.06W.&4 Common to tair. 8.604t4.( BULLS. Prime, fat $4.256.06 Fleshy 8.654.04 Mediums - 8.0U"a:3.5a Market price paid for dry lot cattle. If you will favor us with your inquiries advising number of head, quality, ae and length of time on feed, we will mak you an offer or arranga for our buyers to call on you. Topeka Fruit and Proance Market. sjeiling price by Bara'l E. Lux, Wholesala Fruits and Produce. J Topeka. Kan I- a APPLES Per bDi., S.4.7i; por j,,., $1.10lg1.75. COCOANUTS Per doz., 8ic FIGS Per box 80c. BLACK. WAUNUIS-Per bu., JI.oq. HICKORY NUTS Per bu., 81.60. DATES Per lb., 7c. PACKAGE UATEd-Per box, 2 75. ' NAVEL ORANGES Per box, 2. 50413.04. FLORIDA GRAPE FKUIi pe, JT 3.75. LEMONS Per box, 6.0O. MANGOES Per bu. basket, 90c CKAN BERRIES Per bbl., y.oo. POTATOES-R. K. E. Ohio, tfcc; Idaljo whites, 65c. . HOLLAND CABBAGE Per lb., lUn. BANANAS Medium sized bunches. Da bunch, 2.002.26; large b unchea, pr bunca $2.5o(ti2.7&; per lb., 3c. " ROOT VEGETABLES Beeta. pel bu 60c. Carrots, per bu., 75c. parsuipa. ci bu., 7&c. Turnips, per bu., 40o ONIONS Red Globe, SOo; Yellow, 0c SPANISH ONIONS Per crate. $1.35. RUTABAGAS Per lb., l4c SWEET POTATOES Per du., 1.00 HOT HOUSE LETTUCE Per basket 75c. CELERY Jumbo, 75c: Mammoth. BOc. HONEY Per casa J3.7&. CHEESE Per lb., 20320e. OYSTERS Per can, ife-u&Oc; per sat tl.6OS2.80. . Topeka Hay Market. Furnished by T. A. Beck, 212-214 E. th.J Topeka, Kan., Jan. S PRAIRIE HAY No. 1, 110.00; No. J $9 00. NEW AliiAlrf!A-ClolC, 13.00: No I '' mi ' St. Joseph Live Stock Market. - nt. jou, j an. . j. i i,e, Kecel pts 2,000. Market strong. Steers, $6.75W10.0i); cows and heifers, 3.76'8.t: calves, J5.50tiO.50. HOGS Receipts- 7,500. Market steady. Top, J737; bulk, 87.20U7.35. teHEEP Receipts 1,000. Market steady. Lambs, J7.50.0O. . Caldw ell Depot Js Bornetl. Arkansas ity, Kan.. Jan. 9. Tiie Rue!: siand depot at Caldwell was destroys i- fire. I ne iuiit!ing, witn its content?, as a total lo?! COMING ATTRACTIONS With an excellent company that includes George Barr McCutcheon's "Beverly" will be seen for the first time in this city at the Grand tomorrow night. Beautiful wo men, gorgeous scenery, elaborate cos umes, a stirring, thrilling plot, plenty- of pood clean wholesome comedy. - all of those go to make a production that will delight the eye. please the understanding, give rise to mirth, and stir every drop of red blood in the veins. "The Wrong loctor." the musical farce at the Majestic this week, is pleasing the patrons of that theater. The song num bers are especially good. The Novelty show next week will in clude The son of the ex-president of Nicaragua who is one of the attractions. Kansa City Live Stork Market. Kansas City, Jan. 9. CATTLE Receipts 4,000, including 400 southerns. Market steady. Native steers, J7.00g9.25; southern steers, J6.0O&7.50; southern cows and heif ers, $3.756.26; native cows and heifers. $22.214.171.124; stockers and feeders, J5.25g7.75; buljs, J5.00-g 50; calves, $6.00(6.10.00; western steers, J6.00ft8.50: western cows, J3.75ffi.6.50. HOGS Receipts 10,000. Market strong. Bulk of sales, J7.20Q7.4O; heavy, 7.35a7.45; packers and butchers, J7.357.40; llghtT J7.10 (&7.30; pigs, 6.25&6.75. SHEEP Receipts 5,000. Market strong. Muttons, J4.00fa6.00; lambs, J7.50iB8.85; range wethers and yearlings, j5.00To7.65; range ewes, 126.96.36.199. Chicago Live Stock Market. Chicago, Jan. 9. CATTLE Receipts 8,000. Market slow and steadv. Beeves, J5.9"g9.40; Texas steers, $4.7005.85; western steers. S3.70i?i'7.40; stockers and feeder, J4.40S7.65; cows and heifers, $2.85'&7.60; calves, te.TStilO.TS. HOGS Receipts 28,000. Market slow to a shade higher. Light, $7.207.47; mixed, J7.25W7.50; heavy, $7.20f7.52; rough, $7.2C 7.30; pigs, $5.75&7.50; bulK of sales, $7.4og, 7.45. SHEEP Receipts 15,000. Market strong. Native, J4.50tft6.00: western, J4.60ft6.00; yearlings. J6.20(8.15: lambs, native, J6.75jj' 9.15; western, J6.90fe9.15. Topeka Orain Marker. .Furnished by J. B. Billard. corner Kaa. aaa ave. and Curtla LJ WHEAT 70375c OATS 3032e. NEW CORN 42c. Topeka, Kan., Jan. . Kansas City Live Stock Sales, Tha following eales wera mads this morning at the Stock Yards. Kansas City, and reported over long distance telopnone direct to the Stat Journal by Clay, Robinson A Co.. live stock com mission merchants, with oicea at li markets. Kansas City, Jan. 9. CATTLE Receipts today 4,000 head. Market steady. HOGS 10,000 head. Market steady to 5c higher. Bulk of sales, J7.10jt7.40: top, $7.45. SHEEP Receipts 5,000 head. Market 10c to 15c higher. KILLING STEERS. Topeka Butter, Eggs anj Poultry. Furnished by the Topeka Packing Cn t Topeka, Kan.. Jan. EGGS Fresh country, 22c POULTRY Hena, all sizes, 10c- Bnrina-. over 2 lbs.. 11c; broilers, 2 lb. and under 14c; over 2 lbs.. 11c; old cocka, 6c; duckj' 9c; geese. 7c; stags, 8e. , uucs. TURKEYS Hen turkeys over 8 lbs I4 young Toms over 12 lbs., 14c; old forna,' BUTTER Packing stock, 19c. Batter and Egga rFurniEbed by The Continental ckuim , Co.. "-opeka. Kan.J Topeka, Kan., Jan. S 24i24lio NEW YORK EOGS-24'a2Sl4e CREAMERY BUTTER Chicago N. Y., 3637c; Elgin, 34c; Topeka whole ale, S5c V Topeka Hide Market. Quotations furnished by James C Smith Mia., Co.. i 'i-li-j . . "rail Topeka, Kan., Jan GREEN CURED HIDES Natlvea. N-'a. I, 14c; No.. 2. 13c; Side BrandH. lin Bulls and Stages, 910c; Horses Hides! No. 1, J3.U0&3.&0: No. 2. $2.80. a, TA LLO W 4-Ti6ic URY HIDES Butcher heavy. 20021a: dry salt. 13&16c. " ' Mink. Jl. 507.00; Raccoon. 60c&3 76 Skunk black. J4.0rxal.oO; Skunk (short tripe. J3.'K&1.00; Sunk (narrow stripe) $2.:&W7f,e; Skunk (broad stripe), J1.259 a-)c : 'Opossum, 15&90c; trash worthless Muskrat. large. 75a30c; Muskrat, medium! Jog 25c; Muskrat. amall. 2520c Tha a Lots prices are for prim furs. "I never see Jane at church any more.'' "No; since she is wearing her new gown she goes to a church where they stand instead of kneeling." Detroit News. No. Wt. Prlce.lNo. Wt. Prlc -'1 1722 $7.95 ; IK ir,C $7.63 48 1315 8.00 36 1127 7.15 75 1ol3 7.15 j COWS AND HEIFER" 50 640 5.75 I 15 S40 a.OO 12 730 7.50 I 2 1120 5.25 2 9o4 4.75 STOt-KEES AND FEEDKRS. :. 820 7.15 j 4 9S0 7.00 2 3120 7.25 CALVES. 4. 130 . 10.00 j 2 lil 8.50 1 IMS 9.755 xmm f 1' a, .... . sW.ata&.3j " - i n-fi l null i Sold by the Makers W. W. Kimball Co. 822 Kansas Are, Topeka.