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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOTTRNAIi WEDNESDAY EVENING-FEBRUARY 19, 1913.
IN SENATE "MILL" Full Crew Bill Is Dehorned hy Committee. Only oO-Car Trains Affected by Jfew Measure. FAVOR CORPORATION TAX. Senate Approves With But Few Amendments. College Fraternity Men Are Up In Arms. Railway officials in Kansas-are rest ing easier today. The railroads com mittee of the senate has decided that only in trains of fifty cars or more is the "full crew" provision needed and this will cut down materially the anticipated expense of carrying out the orders of the original bill introduced by representatives of the railway brother Jioods. It was feared for a time that the railroads committee would recommend the passage of tne "full crew" bill. The partial victory of the railroads in fighting down this bill and the partial victory of the brotherhoods in applying their rule to trains with more than fifty cars has brought satisfaction to both sides. It is argued in scores of railway di vision points that the big engines now operated by railroads have cut down, the number of train crews the loco motives could pull so many cars, with an extra brakeman required on trains with more than 50 cars part cf this complaint will be alleviated. Chairman McMillan of tile railroads committee still has other trouble in store for the railroads, however. The semi-monthly pay day matter Is still to be decided. It has been rumored around the senate. the last few days 'that the full crew bill would be shorn of its thorns and in lieu thereof the semi-monthly ' pay day would be handed out to the railroad laborers of the state. Now that the "full crew" bill has been placed into effect par tiallyit is not known what the com mittee will do on the pay day measure. The senate has passed the Mulroy bouse bill authorizing cities of the sec ond class in Kansas to refund their outstanding indebtedness, and the Gib son house bill authorizing cities of the second class under the . commission form of government to refund their in debtedness and city warrants. Also the Kinkel bill allowing cities of the second class and counties to build bridges on agreement. The senate is waiting patiently for the return of the house result of the How election bill. Senator Howe of Dickinson pushed through the senate a measure giving the board of county commissioners the right. to count-the rejected ballots after eacfcv -ejection that the votes might be counted in the final results. The bill met.no oppo sition. Over in the house.' however. Robert Stone of Shawnee county ( has . committee bill to check the con- tnata tin to the supreme court instead of to the senate and he fears that the Howe bill may injure his new election approval plan. The senate is waiting patiently either for the Stone bill or for the return of the Howe bill plastered with amendments. Their ideas on the mat ter will be known at that time. The senate is in favor of allowing the countv commissioners to count reject ed ballots also the senate clings to the belief that they are the court of last resort on election contests-Rob-ert Stone has a fight on his hands despite his well founded ; ideas. his strong following In the house and his earnest endeavors to check contests up to the supreme court. There is danger of the supreme court holding that the state has no right to get into the fair business. Senator Waggener warned the Topeka and Hutchinson forces on the floor late Tuesdav afternoon that the state fair should wait until the courts made known their ideas on the state's am bition to carry on a profitable busi ness. The college fraternity men of the state are looking up the color of the hair on the head of Noah Bowman, senator from Anderson county. Sena tor Bowman would repeal the law ex empting the college fraternity and orority houses from . taxation and naturallv the frat men and their sor ority sisters are not enthusiastic about it. "a well formed lobby is being worked up hv men from Kansas uni versitv. Baker and Washburn. Sena tor Bowman will be in the center of the rah-rah boys for the next few days. With the attorney general and the erretarv of state as his advisers, with McMillan of Ottawa as his orator for the rebuttal, and with bis desk piled high, with figures, statistics, reports from other states, and bulky law hooks, J. W. Howe, senator from Dick inson county, won an all afternoon corporction "tax fight Tuesday. The only cnangrs iiiue in iiiv original Howe bill and the measure messaged over from the house were amendments by Davis of Bourbon and Price of Clark. The former believed that the bill inflicted a higher tax to the small corporation In proportion than to the large corporation. The latter thought that building and loan associations should not be considered. Both senators won their amendments. Under the Davis proposal the $10, 000 corporations will pay $10 a year Instead of $25: $23,000 corporations $25 instead of $35. Between $50,000 and $100,000 corporations $100 instead of $75. Between $100,000 and $250. 000 corporations $12 5 instead of $100. Between $1,000,000 and $2,000,000 corporations $1,000 Instead of $750. Between $2,000,000 and $5,000,000 corporations $1,500. Between $.1,000. 000 and $5,000,000 corporations $2,000. Governor Hodges has notified the senate- that he has signed the Howe bill providing for a state board of cor rections to handle the management of the state penitentiary, the Hutchinson reformatory, the Topeka reformatory and the Beloit school for girls. Polish Workman Killed a Priest. Muelheim-Am-Ruhr, Germany. Feb. 19.- A visiting Catholic clergyman named Wengeler was shot and killed by a Polish workman today in the confessional of St. Engelberts church here. The murderer waa arrested. He declared he had intended to kilt the regular priest of the church. MADERO OUT. ( Continued from Page One.) - American residents congregated in the district about the United States embassy were just as demonstrative as the Latin-Americans. - In diplomatic circles where the ten sion also had been great the solution which had been found waa greeted heartily. Along San Francisco street and . in other thoroughfares of the down town district extending as far as the big open square in front of th-j national palace tens of thousands of people pushed the way back and forth waving banners which had been im provised out cf the first material at hand and on which was printed the one word, "peace." Shouts of "Hur rah for Huerta," "Hurrah for Blan quet," "Hurrah for Diaz," "Hurrah for Mondragon," sounded everywhere throughout the city. The soldiers who a few hours before had been on the firing line were posted as sentries on the street corners, tak ing the place of the police who had been on duty on the abandoned streets for over ten days. There was practically ho disorder except one notable case of direct ven geance. This was the burning of the building and plant of the Nueva Era, the organ of President Madero. This newspaper was already despised by the anti-governmental element which utilized the oportunity of paying off in kind the vandalism of the followers of Madero who during the previous revolt burned the plant of the news paper El Pais. Diaz Ratified the Agreement. Mexico City. Feb. 19. Felix Dia went to the United States embassy to day formally to ratify the agreement with General Huerta which brought the crisis to an end. A'U-e President Suarez Arrested. Mexico City, Feb. 19. Joe Pino Suarez, the vice president, was also arrested last night and held prisoner in another part of the palace from that where Madero was confined. Each man was under guard of two soldiers. The ministers of Madero cabinet were given parole until 9 o'clock Wednes day morning. Senor Juan Sanchez Azonca private secretary to Madero has fled to. the country in an automo bile. Marco Hernandez, a brother of the minister of th3. interior Rafael Hernan dez was killed in the streets by rurales during, the night's demonstrations be cause he refused to cry Viva Huerta. He was answered by the pistols of the rurales, whose bullets killed him in stantly. The mob set fire to the building oc cupied by the Nueva Era, a newspa per, organ of the Madero administra tion. - . United States Relieved at News. Washington, Feb. 19.Although its plans remained set for action in case of emergency the U. S. today was disr tinctly relieved at the overnight news from Mexico tellin? of the abdication of President Madero and the apparent settlement of the Civil war that has swept the capital itself. It was recog- nized that readjustment in gover. ment was filled with danger and no orders were issued that would halt the move ment of armed fbrces southward aY ready begun. Gathered under the avowed declara tion that- they were to be mobilized for practice with the Atlantic fleet at Guantanamo, Cuba, .000 marines will be dispatched to that port as originally ordered unless there is good reason for their recall. Such orders were not ap Darent todav. The navv department also denied that it had Issued any or ders in any way setting aside the origi nal plan of action. Officials feel that this government has been at least temporarily released from a difficult diplomatic situation. How the Plot Was Consummated. Mexico City, Feb. 19. Francisco I. Madero has been forced out of the presidency. He was arrested at the na tional palace shortly, before 3 o'clock by General Blanquet. General - Vlctoriano Huerta, com mander of the federal troops, was pro claimed provisional president. About the time Madero was seized by Blanquet, his brother. Gustavo Madero, the former minister or the finance, was arrested by General Huerta, who was dining with him in a public restaurant. All members or the cabinet were placed under arrest, with the ex ception of Ernesto Madero, the uncle of the president, who had the portfolio of finance. He managed to escape. Not withstanding that some definite action was expected, the coup d'etat "at the palace caused a sensation and the exact status of affairs could not be ascertained for several hours The direct movement against Madero was the result of a plot. Blanquet Xot a Willing lighter. From the first it had been known that General Blanquet was unwilling to fight. His men were of the same mind. He held complete command over them and it was not doubted that they would tonow him in anv adventure, which they did at the national palace. The forces numbering 1,000 men. which arrived late yesterday, were sent immediately to the palace, ostensibly to relieve the reserves there. The reserves were sent into the field. An agreement between General Blan quet and Huerta was reached but the first intimation that Blanquet's men had of the new role they were to play was shortly before the successful stroke was made. Blanquet drew his men up in order and delivered a stirring speech. "This inhuman battle must end," he said.t "The time has come when some drastic means must be taken to stop a conflict in which father is killing son and brother is fighting against brother; when noncombatanta are sharing the fate of war and all this because of the caprice of one man " Blanquet then issued orders for the arrest of the president and assigned a detachment to that duty. Madero was soon a prisoner in his rooms One reason given for the attitude of General Blanquet was the presence of his son in the ranks of Diaz. When the arrest of the president and his ministers became known crowds gathered in the streets through which they paraded, shouting "vivas" for Huerta and Diaz. A conference was held between representatives of these generals and an agreement was reached whereby the appointment of General Huerta. to the provisional presidency was proclaimed. Prior to this, however, Huerta's at tempt to communicate with Diaz pre cipitated one of the sharpest engage ments of the day. The fire from the rebel rifles and ma chine guns was long sustained. It was by no means certain at that time that the coup which -had been carried out meant the end of hostilities. At 3:30 o'clock in the afternoon the cannonad ing was on still heavier than Tjefore and the rattle, of machine, guns, was neara in various quarters. At that time San Francisco street was being cleared by Huerta as if he were ex pecting an attack. A half hour later the order to cease firing was sounded and the battle was over. ' A Few True Men. - A few loyal members of Madero's staff rushed Into the room where Ma dero was struggling with the soldiers and went to his rescue, but ineffectu ally. Captain Garmendia who had just been appointed chief of police, ad vanced upon Colonel Riveroll, shooting and wounding him seriously. Imme diately there was an exchange of shots and three or four members of the presi dent's staff are said to have been wounded. Just to make the records clear, Ma dero had been given reasonable time in which to write his resignation. Failure to do this, it was said, would result in his being sent with his family to Vera Cruz, where they w-ouid be given the choice of outgoing vessels. Attitude of U. S. Towards New Regime Washington, Feb. 19. Although the tension has been seasonably relaxed the attitude of the administration re mains one of great circumspection and caution In dealing with a situation which is realized contains elementary danger to the relations of the two countries. Officials realise that any outward exhibition at this stage either of condolence for the fallen Madero regime or satisfaction in the accession to power of the new military party might be quickly re sented by the Mexican people and do much to prejudice the status of Amer icans in Mexico. For the present the attitude of the state department will be one of keen observation and non Interference. Steps of graver importance remain to be taken in the Mexican capital De fore the Diaz revolution can be ac cepted as completely successful. Am bassador Wilson and the other mem bers of the diplomatic body of the Mexican capital will immediately recog nize Gen. Huerta as the de facto leader of the temporary government This must be done that foreign repre sentatives may properly look after the interests of their own people. But what will follow that action must be deter mined by the developments of the lm mediate future for there must be sub' stantial evidence of the permanence of the new government and its ability to bring peace out of the chaos which has prevailed In Mexico before political re cognition may be extended. In a wav the. situation in Mexico row approaches that in China where the state department has witnneia iorcnai recognition of the new repuDiic. These Rebels Will Not Submit. Laredo, Tex., Feb. 19. Wrhen in formed bv a representative of the As ,.; Proot t hat the Madero eov oT-nmen? ha.fi been overthrown and General Huerta named provisional nroiiirlont. -Colonel Pascual Orozco, sr. ml Pnlnnel Andreas Garza Gallan revolutionary leaders in the north of Mexico, declared tne revoiuuumsis m that section would not approve the solution of Huerta ana wouia con tinue the rebellion unless another is choKen to manage the atiairs 01 Mex ico, preferably Senor De La Barra, or General Geronimo xrevinu. Madero Made Hay While Sun Shone, Dallas, Tex., Feb. 19. A dispatch to the Dallas News from El Paso says that plans are made to move nearly a million head 01 stocK wnicn tne Madero family owns. The first ship ment of 1,000 head by Albert O. Madero. uncle of President - Madero, has arrived at El Paso. Cattlemen complain that the Mexican Central re fused cars to other shippers. The Ma dero cattle are on ranches in Chihua hua and Nuevo Leon. Huerta, the New Dictator. Mexico, Feb. 19. General Huerta was described by attaches of the em bassy as a stern soldier of the type of former President Diaz, a man of great personal bravery and a friend of the elder Diaz. On account of his long service and bravery, it was said he was popular with the army and well known throughout the republic. Fe lix Diaz, leader of the revolution, and General Huerta also had been good friends before the Madero conflict ar rayed them in opposite camps. MADERO'S GUARD. (Continued from Page Ont.l whether he would send his resigna tion in the legal channel to congess, or be expelled from the country. In the latter event he and his family would be escorted to Vera Cruz and placed on board a vessel In the same way as was Porf irio Diaz a little more than a year ago. Gen. Huerta later in the day caiiea on the executive officers of the sen ate and chamber of deputies to sum mon a special session of congress in order to legalize the change or gov ernment and to name a provisional president. General Huerta declared he would deliver the position to any body who was legally named. It is understood special general elections will be called at an early date to se lect a successor to Madero. In the meanwhile Huerta has assumed the post of governor general and has ap pointed Gen. Blanquet military com mander of the federal district. All this was done without the agree ment and without the knowledge of Felix Diaz. General Huerta played the bold stroke of taking Diaz at his word given some days ago when he said he was not fighting for persona ambition but merely for the removal of Madero. News of his coup was sent to Diaz through the American embassy. It was very late at night bu the final peace papers were signed by both parties. The first omciai act 01 uen. uuen in his new capacity was to send noti fication to the American ambassador as to what had been done. The note asked Ambassador Wilson to advise the other members of the diplomatic corps and President Taft that the bat tle had been closed, thus ending the danger to the lives and interests of foreigners, huerta asked the ambassa dor to permit his office to be used as a channel for negotiations with thereoeis in tne eiton to Dreng aoout. a compieic understanding. Ambassdor Wilson re plied by agreeing to act as intermedi ary and exchange of notes was begun which terminated in a complete ac cord. The" formal transfer of troops from the rebel zone took place today. In the meanwhile the government; lines had been removed and the heavy can non dragged back to headquarters. The fall of the Madero administration in Mexico brought about by the well arranged plot of the federal military leaders baa been received in the capi tal with general acclamation; it is not known, however, how the rest of the country will receive the change. The part played by the United States em bassy in the settlement of the ten day battle gained for the American flag, such a tribute as never before was wit nessed in Mexico. After the messen ger from the United States embassy Harry Berlinger, had gone through the fire of the rebel lines to the arsenal, conveying the message of peace sent by Ambassador Henry Lane W'ilson, he drove to the national palace in ' an automobile bearing a white flag on one side and the stars and stripes on the other. -. . .. , . By the time he emerged from the na tional palace after delivering the note to Gen. Huerta the crowd outside had learned the import of his visit. The reappearance of his machine was" the signal for a ..tremendous ovation. Through an immense mass of humani ty gathered in the zoloco and along an Francisco street the big automo bile picked its way slowly amid deaf ening applause with, the stars and stripes flying in the .wind. Group after group of the people on the street caught- up the cry "Viva Los Americanos" until the entire city reverberated with 'the cheering. For days the entire population of Mexico City had regarded intervention by the United States as practically inevitable. Mexicans of the noncombatant class suffered divided emotions of hope and fear. Thousands, although deploring intervention by any power had come to the conclusion that the good of fices of any nation were preferable to the- wanton destruction of property and awful loss of life which had been occurring with neither side gaining my apparent advantage. . PENSION BILL PASSES. House Measure Calls for Appropria tion of 9180,000,000. Washington, Feb. 19. The largest pension bill ever reported to congress, carrying appropriations aggregating $180,300,000, was passed by the house by . a vole of 219 to 40. with an amendment which will make necessary an additional appropriation of more than $1,000,000. - ' A small number of Democrats led by Representative Roddeberry of Georgia, made futile efforts to add amendments to bar from the pension rolls veterans having incomes exceed ing $1,000 a year. As reported by the committee the bill contained a para graph providing that after July, 1913, no nension should be paid to a non resident, not a citizen of the Unitud States, except for actual disabilities in curred in the service. A motion by Representative Good of Iowa, to strike out this paragraph was carried, many Democrats joining with the solid Re publican minority in support of the motion. It is estimated that something over $1,000,000 is paid annually to veter ans who would have been barred by this paragraph. . K. OF P. WINS BIG CASE Special Master Finds Against Policy Holders in Insurance Row. Tndiananolis. Feb.' 19. The board of control of the supreme lodge of the Knights of Pythias acted wltnin its Dower when in 1907 it established fifth class of insurance using monev from the fund of the fourth class for. the.' purpose, Edward Daniels, master in chancery, held in an opinion. The .decision was in the case of Fritz Heimsoth, representing policvholders In -the fourth class, who asked tne court to- gram a manaaie forcing lodge officials -to repay more than $800,000 In the general fund to the mortuary fund of the fourth class and also to maintain a separate ex nense account for that division. Mr. Daniels found that in lsov when the fifth class of insurance was organized along old line plans, the fourth division rates had been found insufficient. He held that the action of the board of control was best for the policyholders. WOMEN STORM SENATE Daughter of William I I i mi Anion Busy Suffragists. Harrisburg, Pa., Feb. 19. Women In favor of equal suffrage stormed the senate chamber and corridors of the state capitol In advocacy of "votes for women. Every senator opposed to the measure was urged to support the suffrage amendment. Every anti-suf fragist senator who came within the range was surrounaea py advocates of the cause. Senator McNichol. of Philadelphia, Republican leader of the senate, smil ingly told the women, among whom was Misg Mary Flinn. daughter of former State Senator William Flinn, of Pittsburg, that he was unalterably op posed to women voting. PLENTY OF ORANGES. Freeze in California IVat So ' Bad as Hrst Reported. Berkeley, Feb. 19. According to a re port received at the University of Cali fornia from scientists on board a dem onstration train touring southern Cali fornia the damage by frost to citmn crops in the southern part of the state was not great as reported. The ex perts believe that at least three-fourths of the trees would bear as heavily as last year and the reported danger from frozen oranges remaining on the trees has been exaggerated. 0 Fiii-man Baker for Commissioner. Furman Baker, city commissioner of streets, has-.no Intention of opposing W. G- Tandy, present incumbent hold ing office as commissioner of streets and public improvements. "I notice a story in the morning paper." said Mr. Baker, "to the effect that I have an nounced my candidacy against W. G. Tandy. I have not at any time con sidered becoming a candidate and un der no conditions or circumstances would I accept the nomination even though I knew It meant the election. have worked under Mr. Tandy for the past two years, and believe it would be the height of impropriety to con sider accepting a nomination of this character." Sibley Denies Improper Acts. Washington, Feb. 19. Former Con. gressman Joseph G. Sibley, of Pennsyl vania denied any improper action on his part at the time he wrote certain letters to John D. Archbold, of the Standard Oil company, according to a report made to the senate expenditures committee today by R, J. Mcfrfeil, ap pointed to question Mr. Sibley at Franklin. Pa., yesterday. Mr. Sibley admitting the authenticity cf letters, said his concern over oil matters was due to the fact that the greatest inter ests of his district were involved In oil production TFHE STRIKE For six weeks the greatest strike the clothing world has ever known has been mg ingv in New York City and Rochester. HALF MILLION OUT OF WORK In the two cities the number of garment workers, men and women, who are affected by this gTeat industrial conflict is estimated at nearly one-half million. HUNDRED THOUSAND IN PARADE Four weeks ago one of the greatest industrial parades ever witnessed in any coun try occurred in New York City, when nearly one hundred and twenty-five thousand men were in line. . - ONE UNION SHOP WORKING Out of more than two hundred tailoring establishments employing an army of men, only one was unionized and only one working. Goldwater & CO., Rochester, (a union shop) has the distinction of being the only shop working full time. The rest are completely closed. THEIR CLOTHING IN TOPEKA is handled exclusively by Badders the newest and most up-to-date Clothing Store in the City. Great $15 Suit and Overcoat Sale Now On Q STRICKROTT HIGH GUN. Photographer still Leads in Rifle Club Shoot. Following is the result of the regu lar weekly rifle club shoot, Tuesday night: Strickrott 240 Nelson 239 Boeger . .' 23S Sturgeon 237 Lyman 234 Squires 231 Trimmer 229 Howard . .228 The Kansas City series shot off Sat urday and Monday was won by Kansas City, on a small margin, their men averaging 242 while the Topeka aver age was 239. Johnnie Strickrott made the splendid average of 246, only 20 points of f 5 scores, a possible 1,250 or net 1,230. This was 10 points over Kansas City's best shot, Snow, who shot 1.220. The Topeka team has challenged the Kansas City team for another shoot, two weeks, hence. Surprise Party at Strawn Home. In honor of Mrs. Strawn's birthday anniversary a pleasant party was held February 17 at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Strawn, three miles south of Highland Park. The affair was an unusually successful one, and a hospitable basket luncheon was served. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Stiles, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Wagonrodt, Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Karnhans, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Buehrer, Mr. and Mrs. E. Watson, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Real, Mrs. Edgar Smalley, Mrs. E. C. Cavanagh and Miss Hazel Wagonrodt. TODAY'S MARKET REPORT. Chicago, Feb. 19. WHEATWheat turned upward today after a hesitating start. Absence of rain in the winter crop belt en couraged the bulls. The southwest par ticularly was skeptical regarding promised moisture. Opening prices were unchanged to VsC higher. May at the outset was 92c to 92S92c, the same as last night, to a shade up. A decline to 92o followed, but the market then advanced to 92c. An additional rise took place owing to export demand at Kansas City. The close, however, was easy as a result of showers. May finished at 92g92c, a net gain of a shade. CORN Mild weather and easy cables weakened corn. May opened unchanged to c lower at 52c to 5214c and sagged to 52c. Subsequently the market rallied. The close was weak, ?c net lower at 61c for May. OATS Oats dropped on account of slow demand, which started a sixteenth oft at 34c, descended to 33(g3c. PROVISIONS More plentiful supply ol hogs here and west caused provisions to drop. First sales were 7c to 12c down with May $19.75 to $19.77 for pork, $10.55 for lard and $10.47 for ribs. RYE No. 2, Wa3c. BARLEY 47'971c. PORK $19.2519.85. LARD $10.50. RIBS $9.7510.5O. Chicago Grain Market. Chicago, Feb. 19. Open High Lew Today Yes. Close WHEAT May 92 911a 90 93 91 90 926 91 90 92 913 90 51 63 54 34 34 34 92 91 90v- 52 63 54 34 34 34 July . Sept. .. CORN May .. July .. Sept. .. 52- 63- 54 34 34 34 52-Ti 53 54 51 53 54 33T4 34 34 19.70 19.62 10.55 10.55 10.45 10.45 OATS May .. July .. Sept. .. 34 34 34 19.82 19.72 10.62 10.62 10.5 10.60 PORK May ..is." July ..19.67 19.80 19.70 19.85 19.75 LARD May ..10.K) July ..10.55 10.60 10.62 10.65 10.70 RIBS May ..10.4 July ..10.45 10.50 10.47 10.55 10.55 New Tork Produce Market New York. Feb. 19. BUTTER Market firm. Creamery extras. 'gc; cream ery held extras. 3334c. rmrKSE-Markct steady. State whole milk, winter white specials, 16gl6c. EGGS Market Iirmer. fresn itawicrcu firsts 20c refrigerator firsts, lb'aiW. western gathered white, 22&24c. POULTRY Dressed, Iirm: iresn Killed chickens, 15(glSc; fowls. 14lc; turaeys. 14-S24C. Kansas City Produce Market. Kansas City.. Feb. 19.-WHEAT-Cash: Market unchanged. OATS Market unchanged. RYE Market unchanged. HAY Market unchanged. WHEAT Receipts 49 cars. BUTTER Market unchanged.. EGGS Market unchanged. pniTi.TBV Market unchanged. - CLOSE: WHEAT May, 868c; July, 85U,'&S.Vc. CORN May, 51c; July, 52c OATS May, 35S35c. Chicago Produce Market. Chicago, Feb. 19. BUTTER Market steadv. Creamery, 2&35c EGGS Market firm. Receipts 6,403 cases; at mark, cases included. 17&18c; re frigerator firsts. lS-SHc; firsts. 18Uc. CHEESE Market firm. Daisies, 179 18c; Twins, 164t-16c; Young Americas, 1717V: Ixing Horns. 17gl7c. POTATOES Market firm. Receipts 45 ffho ladders (Tompanq 9ffur?mn ana ivaiwa nucnuv cars. Michigan, 47 50c; Minnesota, 4650c; Wisconsin, 4650c. POULTRY Market easy. Turkeys, dressed, 21c; chickens, alive, 13c; springs, alive, 14c. New Tork Stock, Market. Wall St., New York, Feb. 19. STOCKS Despite the sharp decline In stocks yester day London prices for Americans betore today's opening were substantially higher. Bull operators here took advantage of the rise abroad and the indications that tne Mexican situation is clearing to bid up prices on the shorts. Persistent selling of certain specialties and renewed bear attacks, however, undermined the market declines among the specialties, running trom' 1 to 4 points. Wnen supporting or ders checked the downward movement the market went up gradually again and reached a higher lavel than at the outset. Bonds were heavy. The market made a strong showing at the opening today. Practically all the favorite issues advanced smartly in re sponse to a good demand, coming largely from the short interests. Canadian pa cific advanced 2, Utah Copper 1, and Union pacific and Reading 1. Goodrich developed further weakness, tailing back a point. Futile efforts were made to hold the opening advantage. Increasing volume of sales ultimately swept away all opposition and forced prices to a parity with yester day's lowest or below. Steel, Amalagamated and Pennsylvania among other reached a new low level. Chesapeake and Ohio went down swiftly trom 74 to 72 and Lackawanna dropped 15 points. Supporting orders subsequently produced a good rally. New York Sugar Mantel. New York. Feb. 19. SUGAR Raw, steady; Muscovado, 89 test, 2.95; Centri fugal, 96 test, 3.45; molasses, 89 test, 2.70. Refined, steady. . AVic-liita live Stock Market. Wichita, Feb. 13. CATTLE Receipts 700. Market steady. Butcher steers, $7.U0 .za; cows ana neners, Jo.WKrt7.00; stockers and 'feeders, $6.50&7.50; bulls, $5.00&ti.2S; stock cows and heifers, $5,004(6.50; calves, $7.0019.50. HOGS Receipts 1,500. Market 5c lower. Top, $8.10; bulk of sales, $8.008.05. SHEEP No sheep. St. Joe Lave Stock Market. St. Joe, Feb. 19. CATTLE Receipts 2,000. Market strong. Steers, $6.75Ca8.50; cows and heifers, $3.857.50; calves, $5.503 9.50. HOGS Receipts 7,500. Market 5c lower. Top, $8.20; bulk of sales, $8.108.15. SHEEP Reecipts 3,000. Market steady to strong. Lambs, $7.C0&8.65. Kansas City Live Stock Market. Kansas City, Feb. 19. CATTLE Re ceipts 6.500, including 800 southerns. Mar ket steady. Native steers, $7.00(58.75; southern steers, $6.0057.75; southern cows and heifers, $4.00.50; native cows and heifers, $4.00S8.00; stockers and feeders, $6.00i&7.80; bulls, $S.25&6.50; calves, $6.50 10.00; western steers, $6.508.25; western cows, $4.O0i6.75. HOGS Receipts 12,000. Market steady to 5c lower. Bulk of sales. $8.05i&8.20; heavy. $8.00i8.lO: packers and butchers. $8.05T8.25; light, $8.10(fi8.25; pigs, $7.00&7.35. SHEEP Receipts 9,000. Market strong. Muttons. $4.75i.10; Colorado lambs, M.OOr 8.75; range wethers and yearlings, $j.50j) 7.60; range ewes, 3.oui.. Chicago Live Stock Market. Chicago, Feb. 19. CATTLE Receipts 17,000. Market slow. Beeves, 6.6.-X&9.00; Texas steers, $5.256.00; stockers and feed ers, $6.O0ft7.6O; cows and heifers, $3.1o7.40; calves, $7.00iu.ao. HOGS Receipts 87,000. Market weak. T.ie-ht. 8.20a8.45: mixed. $8.15(&8.45; heavy. $7.95&8.40; rough, $7.95.10; pigs, $6.408.25. SHEEP tteceipis i,wv. marvel BiPday. Native, $5.006.50: western, $o.25r6.60; vearlinirs. $6.65(37.85: lambs, native, $7.25 8.85; western, $7.25igr8-85. St. Joseph Live Stock Market. Kansas City Live stock sales. fThe following sales were made this rnornins at mo 'in i City, and reported over long distance telephone direct to the State Journal by Clay, KODinson c wo., live biock com mission merchants, with offices at ail markets..! Kansas City. Feb. 19. CATTLE Re- ceints 5.500 had. Market steady HOGS Receipts 12,000 head. Market 5c lower. Bulk of sales, $8.008.15; top. $8 SHEEP Receipts 9,000 head. Market slow and steady. KILLING STEERS. No. Wt. 80 1252 10 1270 18 1356 36 1341 COWS 10 699 . 2 790 2 1020 16 810 Price. No. Wt. ..1263 ..1086 ..1216 Prlca. $8.15 8.00 8.25 8.00 4.85 5.75 5.85 3.85 $7.70 7.85 8.25 8.35 20... 12... 21 1222 HEIFERS. 4 800 1 1050 3 1090 1 1120 AND 3.85 3.85 6.00 5.50 40 960 6.25 STOCKERS AND FEEDERS. 14. 718 r.49 9 53 7.15 7.70 68 61..,. i.r... i i 4 83 78 74 ... 872 .. 931, ... 270 ...120 ...1130 ...1520 ... 198 ... 278 ... 205 7.55 $.76 36 783 CALVES. 7.60 4........ 346 8.55 12 138 BULLS. 4.75 2 1120 6.00 I 1 1180 HOGS. 8.20 65 15 8.10 49 VA 8.22 68....... 156 6.75 9.75 5.75 6.25 S.17 8.12 8.10 Topeka Markers - Brntshed by the Chaa. Wolff Packing Co. yards cloM at noon Saturday. W cannot usa pigs, thin sows or hogs weigning less than 170 iba. Do not tnar. kat bogs unless same are well flnisnec M we cannot usa half fat stuff. We give below prices affacUra once, (tatll fuiw .'" iber notica.1 Topeka, Kan., Feb. 19 HOO& - MIXED AND BUTCHERS 7.7&S.7.90 IS ON TOMORROWS & T fa a 9 & Sliced Hawaiian Pineapple No. 2Jfe cans 20c each in WM. GREEN L & SON HEAVY LIG,1T . STEERS. Prtochoice Common to fair .00,.5 prime "vv" ' W 06.o Good to ch"10" OIS04.M Fair t tVair -4.0 Common to IIUEj: a.003.6 Prime Good to choice.. Fair to good.... Common to lair. 15.05 S.2i ..... 4.65.0t f 064.H i.tdxetA n BULLS. Prime, fat..... Fleshy , t ii'd-t.ot mediums .WjU.M Market price paid for dry lot cattltT If jrou will favor us with your lnquirl.. advising number of head, quality. and length of time on feed. w will maka you an offer or arrange for our burin to call on you. " Topeka Fruit and Proauee Market. (Selling pric. ly Sam'l E. Lux. WholeTai. Fruits and Produce. J Topeka, Kan., Feb 1 APPLES Per box, $1.101.75; per bhl 3.25f4.75. uol COCOANUTS Per doz., 80c FIGS Per box, 75c. DATES Per lb., 6c. HICKORY NUTS-per bu., i.oo NAVEL ORANGES Per box, $2 7BSha s. FLORIDA UKAri FKUttlJj'T,? $3.854.00. D0 LEMONS Per box, $126.96.36.199. CRANBERRIES Per box, $3.jn TABLE PO'iATOES-R. H. K.' O r-r bu.. 5e. ' HOLLAND CABBAGE Per lb., iu. : BANANAS Medium sized buncnea. nl. bunch. $2.UOW2.25; large bunches, per buiol I '.5041.2.70; per lb., Jc. u" ROOT VEGETABLES Beets, pr B 5c Carrots, per bu., 76c. Parsnip,, & bu., 75c. Turnips, per bu., 0c ONIONS Red Globe, SOc; Yellow. 70e oP.-NISH ONIONS-Per crate. $L4a ....... . i A - A T .. Ik ,1- ' SWEET POTATOES Per bu.. una HOT HOUSE LETTUCE-Per bagk-t, CELERY Mammoth, $1.06. HONEY Per case, $3.60. CHEESE Per lb., 19fc20c. OYSTERS Per can, 66oc3 car ,i I1.6O&2.J0. v Topeka Batter. Ess and Poultry. Furnished by the Topeka Packing Caj Topeka, Kan. jvh i EGGS Fresh country, 14C POULTRY Hens, all sizes, uc. over 2 lbs.. 11c; broilers, 2 lbs. 14c; over 2 lbs., Uc; old cocka tc; geese, 7c; stags, 8c. ducks. TURKEYS Hen turkeys over lh. young Toms over 12 lbs.. l4cs old T0n; BUTTER Packing stock, 17c. Batter and) Efcrgs Furnished by The Continental -r.. Co "opeka, Kaa.1 C,"r Topeka. Kan jp.k CHICAGO EGGS-lSi4c " b- 1. NEW YORK EGGS 20c. CREAMERY BUTTER Chicar ftcf6'" Klgln- Tpwh.i Topeka Grain farket Furnished by J. B. Blllard, corn sas ave. and Curtis it? K Topeka, Kan f-k WHEAT-75378C. " ' : NEW CORN 46c. OATS 34o. 1. Topeka Hay Market. 1 by T. A. Back. , Furnished Topeka, Kan w (iNEW ALFALFA-Cholc. $13.00, No. Topeka Hide -Market. Quotations furnished by j.m- Hldo Co.. 108 Eaal ThlragQ Btatt Topeka, Kan f.k . GREEN CURED HIDES-Natlv -J4c; No. 2. 13c; Side Brandi U.' Bulls and Staggs. 10c; HotZ.. iSf"-" No. 1, i 00i3.50: No. 2, U.IC. e TALLOW-4iSH4. DRY HIDES Butchers ha. dry salt. 13 16c ""vy, 20O213 Mink. $l.SOfc7.00-, Raccoon i-.,. Skunk (black). $4.004,1.50: Bu...00??-7: tripe). $3.0001.00: Sunk (narrow .? ,BO, $2.35&75c; Skunk (broad stripe! ? tl Opossum, 15490c; irann 8""c; Muskrat. large. 76r30c: Muskrat wTlSi ' i i026c; Muskrat. anall. a54.2ac!a medium rtcea are for prime t ura A 4 v 1 i r w V 0 1 1