THE TOPTTETA DAILY STATE 'JOURNAIr- MONDAY EVENING. JUNE 23,1913-
DEATH JN WATER
Four Drown When K. C. Motor
Jfine Die in Missouri Two in
Kansas City. June 23. Kenneth
Lewis, aged 22. Loren Welker, 18, Cora
Glass, 18. and Mary Secrist, all of Kan.
(as City, Kan., were thrown Into the
Missouri river near Parkville, Mo.,
eight miles northwest of here, when a
motor boat in which they were riding
was capsized. They were swept down
the stream and all were drowned.
Police from this city recovered the
boat a few hours after the accident.
and it was identified as belonging to
The engine of the boat had gone
dead." and the young men had been
making efforts to start it. wnn
drifting near the shore in the strong
current of the river about a mile oe
low Parkville, the nose of the boat ran
into a half submerged row of piling
near the Quindaro pumping station of
the Kansas City waterworks. As the
boat stopped persons on the river bank
advised the men to put the young worn
en off and allow the:., to make their
way to land. One of the youths, how
ever, lumped out. pushed the boat
back anrl nerambled in. Just as the cur
rent caught the rear of the boat and
turned it quickly over.
Survey Boat in Storm.
New Madrid. Mo.. June 23. Nine men
were drowned when their survey boat
was capsized in the storm. There were
fourteen In the survey boat Beaver.
They had gone up the river four miles
when the storm overtook tnem. a sua
den squall upset the boat and the nine
sank five being saved.
Those lost are: --
C. S. WILLIAMS, chief engineer in
onarge of surveying party, of Mason
Body found floating in wreckage at
New Madrid about 4 o'clock. The A
F. & A. M. lodge took charge of the
J. W. McCONNELL, a late graduate
rf Cornell university.
CAPTAIN LAMB, pilot.
A. D. COSTON, engineer.
HARRY SHERRELL, mate, of Cot
tonwood Point, Tenn.
PHIL WRAT, of Jackson. Tenn.
MR. FREEMAN, deck hand.
Boys in Niagara Rapids.
Niagara Falls, N. T., June 23. Don
ald Roscoe, 10 years old, and Hubert
Moore, 9 years old, both of Buffalo,
went to their death in a small boat
in the whirlpool rapids, while hundreds
of men watched helpless from the
shore. The boys were playing in a flat
bottom scow, half a mile above the
rapids, when the rope holding the boat
broke and they were carried out into
the stream and down the river.
Up to the time the boat reached mid
stream it made little progress. After
it passed the bridges the current car
ried it rapidly towards the rapids. The
bridgemen did not see the boat until
it was close at hand. Then they called
fire headquarters and two companies
of firemen were sent to save, the lads
Hundreds swarmed to the river banks
in a vain effort to rescue. The boys.
realizing their fate, stood up as the
boat neared the edge of the roaring
whirlpool and shook hands In farewell.
A second later they were engulfed by
a great wave in the rapids. The boat
shot out of sight. One of the boys was
seen for a moment struggling in the
rushing waters and then both disap
peared. Neither body has been recov
Engulfed In Steamer's Swell.
Winona. Minn., June 23. Wading far
out into the Mississippi river In order
that she might get a better view of the
throng in a passing excursion steamer,
Clara Piechowski, aged 13, was en
gulfed by a swell caused by the steam
er and drowned Sunday.
HE GOES IN PERSON.
(Continued from 'Pas One.V
bera and in the committee rooms is
likely to become a burden as the sea
son lengthens, and that every con
sideration of personal convenience and
personal comfort, perhaps, in the cases
of some of us, considerations of per
sonal health even, dictate an early con
clusion of the deliberations of the ses
sion; but there are occasions of public
duty when these things which touch us
privately seem very small; when the
work to be done is so pressing and so
fraught with big consequence that we
know that we are not at liberty to
weigh against it any point of personal
sacrifice. We are now in the presence
of such an occasion. It is absolutely
imperative that we should give the
business men of this country a banking
and currency system by means of
which they can make use of the free
dom of enterprise and of individual
initiative which we are about to be
stow upon them.
W are about to set them free; we
must not leave them without the tools
of action when they are free. We are
about to set them free by removing the
trammels of the protective tariff. Ever
since the Civil War they have waited
for this emancipation and for free op
portunities it will bring with it. It has
been reserved for us to give it to them.
Some fell in love, indeed, with the
slothful security of their dependence
upon the government; some took ad
vantage of the shelter of nursery to
set up a mimic mastery of their own
within Its walls. Now both the tonic
and the discipline of liberty and
maturity are to ensue. There will be
some readjustments of purpose and
point of view. There will follow a
period of expansion and new enterprise,
freshly conceived. It is for us to de
termine now whether It shall be rapid
and facile and of easy accomplish
ment. This it can not be unless the
resourceful business men who are to
deal with the new circumstances are
to have at hand and ready for use the
Instrumentalities and conveniences of
free enterprise which independent men
need when acting on their own in
itiative. To Sew What Business Needs.
It is not enough to strike the shack
les from business. The duty of states
manship Is not negative merely. It is
constructive also. We must show that
we understand what business needs
and that we know how to supply It.
No man, however casual and superfi
cial his observation of the conditions
now prevailing in the country, can fail
to see that one of the chief things bus
iness needs now, and will need in
creasingly as it gains in scope and
Ttgor a the years immediately ahead
of us, is the proper means by which
readily to vitalize Its credit, corporate
and individual, and its originative
brains. What will it profit us to be
free if we are not to have the best
and most accessible instrumentalities
of commerce and enterprise? What
will it profit us to be quit of one kind
of monopolyif we were to remain In the
grip of another and more effective
kind? How are we to gain and keep
the confidence of the business com
munity unless we show that we know
how both to aid and protect it? What
shall we say if we make fresh enter'
prise necessary and also make it very
difficult by leaving all else except the
tariff lust as we found It? The tyran
nies of business, big and little, lie
within the field of credit. We know
that. Shall we not act upon the knowl
edge? Do we not know how to act
upon it? If a man can not make his
assets available at pleasure, his assets
of capacity and character and re
source, what satisfaction is it to him
to see opportunity becokonlng to him
on every hand, when others have the
keys of credit in their pockets and
treat them as but their own private
possession ? It Is perfectly clear that
it is our duty to supply the new bank
ing and currency system the country
needs, and that It will immediately
need it more than ever.
The only question Is, When shall we
supply it now, or later, after the de
mands shall have become reproaches
that we were so dull and so slow
Shall we hasten to change the fariff
laws and then be laggards about mak
ing It possible and easy for the country
to take advantage of that question. We
must act now, at whatever sacrifice to
ourselves. It is a luy which the cir
eumstances forbid us to postpone. 1
should be recreant to my deepest con
victions of public obligations did I not
press it upon you with solemn ana
Responsive to Credit.
The principles upon which we
should act are also clear. The coun
try has sought and seen its path in
this matter within the last few years
sees it more clearly now than it
ever saw it before much more clear
ly than when the last legislative pro
posals on the subject were made. We
must have a currency, not rigid as
now, but readily, elastlcally responsive
to sound credit, the expanding and
contracting credits of everyday trans
actions, the normal ebb and flow of
personal and corporate dealings. Our
banking laws must mobilize reserves;
must not permit the concentration
anywhere in a few hands of the mon
etary resources of the country or their
use for speculative purposes in such
volume as to hinder or impede or
stand In the way of other more legiti
mate, more fruitful uses. And the
control of the system of banking and
of issue which our new laws are to
set up must be public, not private,
must be vested in the government it
self, so that the backs may be the In
struments, not the masters, of busi
ness and of individual enterprise and
The committees of the congress to
which legislation of this character is
referred have devoted careful and
dispassionate study to the means of
accomplishing these objects. They
have honored me by consulting me
ihey are ready to suggest action.
have come to you, as the head of the
government and the responsible lead
er of the party in power, to urge ac
tion now, while there is time to serve
the country deliberately and as we
should, in a clear air of common coun
sel. I believe that you share this
conviction. I therefore appeal to you
wnn connaence. I am at your eer
vice without reserve to play my part
in any way you may call upon me to
piay it in this great enterprise of ex
igent reform which it will dignify and
distinguish us to perform and dis
credit us to neglect.
WILSON WILL STAND BEHIND IT
Tells Washington Correspondents of
Attitude on Currency Bill.
Washington. June 23. President
Wilson freely discussed the Glass cur
rency bill with Washington corres
pondents today at the regular semi-
weekly conference and made It Plain
that he intends to stand as firmly be
hind it as he does behind the tariff
bill. The general principles of the
bill, Mr. Wilson considers clearlv de-
iensiDie but he epects there will be
amendments for detail. Mr. Wilson
is inclined to believe that the bank
ers themselves eventually would be
glad of direction of a federal reserve
board of which they have no control,
but which would properly safeguard
their interests. The president made it
clear that he had no fear of politics
in that connection. So far as the re
discounting teatures of the bill are
concerned the president regards the
provision to compel federal reserve
banks bf one region to rediscount as
sets of a reserve bank of another, as
imperative to prevent concentration
of funds in the hands of a few.
RAYERS BROUGHT RAIN
Storm Broke One Hour After Illinois
St Louis, June 23. An hour after
prayers for rain had been ordered in
the churches of Belleville, 111., a
suburb near here, a heavy rainstorm
broke the two months' drought
throughout Missouri and Southern Illi
nois. A hailstorm completely blan
keted the lawns of Forest park with
ice while streets here were flooded for
several hours. Lightning did consid
erable damage to property.
CHINA IS THANKFUL.
Special Delegation in Return for V. S.
Peking, June 23. A special dele
gate from the Chinese republic is to be
sent to the United States to express
the thanks of China to the American
government for its recognition for the
republican administration. It is con
sidered probable that the choice for
this mission will fall on Dr. Wu Ting
Fang, former Chinese minister at
RAN NUDE IN STREETS.
Cleveland Physician Created Sensation
Chicago, June 23. Jacob Zelle, who
claims to be a physician at Cleveland,
Ohio, disrobed and threw his clothing
into the Chicago river last night and
walked five blocks north on Clark
street before five men overpowered
He fought desperately while a
crowd of several hundred collected.
He will be examined today as to his
All Eyes on Brooklyn Giants
Continue to Win.
Bed Sox Strike Gait, but Hare
Little Chance at Athletics.
New York. Jure 23. With New
York and Philadelphia engaged in a
hot fight for first place and Brook
lyn again playing superb ball, sprint
ing rapidly toward the front and not
far bahlnd, the National League race
has entered one of the most interest
ing phases of the season. Chicago still
has a look-in and, according to Man
ager McGraw, Is the club the Giants
fear most. It is Brooklyn that the
National League leaders are watching
most attentively at the moment, how
ever, while in the Junior organization
It also is a third place club the Bos
tons that Just now is making the
The Red Sox, champions of the
world, apparently have struck their
gait at last and the American League
is taking notice. Jake Stahl's com
bination and with its old infield lack
ing only Stahl himself, working to
gether again and its wonderful out
field trio Speaker, Hooper and
Lewis fielding and hitting as well as
ever, dropped only one game in seven
during the week Just ended and
wound up its six days' play by trim
ming Philadelphia twice in succes
sion. The Clevelands are some distance
ahead yet and the Mack contingent
still further away. But a week or
two more such as last, when the Naps
dropped five of seven, and the lead
ers were only able to get a three and
three split, would do wonders toward
tightening up what has looked like a
lopsided race, even if the Boston
speeders should not fare as well as
they have of late.
END PELKEY HEARING.
Will Close Examine
Calgary, June 23. When the trial
of Arthur Pelkey, the pugilist, who is
charged with manslaughter in causing
the death of Luther McCarty, in the
prize ring near here May 24, was re
sumed today before Third Justice
Harvey of the Alberta supreme court
and a Jury, it was predicted by many
associated with the case that ail evi
dence would be In before night. Tes
timony Intended to refute that pre
sented by the crown In support of the
contention of the prosecution that Mc
carty's death came as the direct re
sult of a blow on the Jaw adminis
tered by Pelkey was introduced by the
WON'T MEET MICHIGAN
Badgers Fill Out Schedule With South
Dakota. ' ; -
Minneapolis, June 23. The Univer
sity of Minnesota will not meet Mich
lgan on the football field next fall. This
became known when it was announced
by the authorities at the university
that that the date held open for the
possible scheduling of Michigan, Octo
ber 25, has been filled by booking a
contest with the University of North
KANSANS WIN ATHLETIC POINTS.
Helps K. C. A. C. Win Western A. A.
U. Meet at St. Louis.
St. Louis, June 28. The Kansas City
Athletic club gathered more points
than the five other clubs entered com
bined and once again won the annual
Western A. A. U. track meet held un
der the auspices of the Missouri Ath
letic dub here Saturday.
Porter Craig of the Kansas City
team set a new western record for the
880 yard run, when he negotiated the
half' mile in 1:45 5-8, against the old
mark of two minutes flat.
The points scored:
Kansas City A. C. 78: Missouri A.
C. 53; Hibernian, 10: Christian Broth
ers college. Central Y. M. C. A. and the
First Regiment one point each.
Hutto of the Kansas Aggies. Martin
of Baker. McGinnis of the Kansas
Manual Training Normal and the
Woodburys of K. U. were among the
point winners for the Kansas City
St. Marys 10; Shawnee Medgets 0.
St. Marys. June 23. St. Marys shut
out the Shawnee Midgets Sunday in
a fast game. The feature was a three
base hit and 8 singles by Moss. The
Midgets could only get 2 scattering hits
Batteries for St. Marys, Gilgannon
and Yocum. . For Shawnee Midgets.
White and Boutwell.
CRUSADE AGAINST VICE
Kansas City Fighting Dance Halls,
Loan Sharks and Beer.
Kansas City, June 28. A street pa
rade of men and women to show the
strength of forces opposing the de
livery of beer In Kansas City, Kan.,
will pass through the streets there
soon. The parade also will mark the
beginning of an organized crusade
against tough pool and dance halls and
against the permitting of loan sharks
to operate in the city.
The plan was adopted at the Wash
ington Avenue Methodist church there
KANSANS SHOW POWER
Farmers Aid in Causing Shakeup In
Harvester Official Circles.
Chicago, June 23. W. C. Thomp
son, of Chicago, president of the Inde
pendent Harvester company of Piano,
ill., and the entire board of directors
will resign Tuesday, according to un
official announcements. The resigna
tions follow charges of mismanage
ment and extravagance contained in a
suit filed by 27,000 stockholders, most
of them in Kansas and Nebraska, on
May 3 in the United States district
court. Mr. Thompson will turn into
the treasury $350,000 worth of stock,
ownership of which is In dispute.
Among the Kansas farmers who are
plaintiffs in the suit are Fred S. Hager
and Peter Smith of Kinsley: O. M.
Hager, of Lewis, and H. A. Klrchner,
or correy county. It is understood
they represent about 1,000 stockhold
ers in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and
other central Mississippi valley states.
In connection with the resignation
It was said arrangements were being
made whereby the control of the com
pany would pass into other hands arid
tne stockholders be given a chance
to run the business their way."
CHINA AND ITS PEOPLE
Newest Republic a Wonderland
Which the World Knows Little.
China, the oldest civilization, the
largest nation and the world's young
est republic! The authentic history of
nina as an integral empire goes back
to about 1000 B. C, but the names of
dynasties reaching back 2,000 years
earner are preserved by the Chinese
While hundreds of years before Christ,
and even during the dark ages, the
civilization of China was more ad
vanced than that of the European or
otner Asiatic nations, very little prog
ress has been made since that time
Several explanations for this condition
are given. The Chinese, though pa
tient and painstaking workers, are not
inherently Inventive, and it has fur
ther been the policy of the ruling
power aunng the modern era to iso
late China and to discourage advances
on the part of foreign nations seeking
commercial relations. Another hln
drance has been the custom of ances
tor worship, the reverence for old cus
toms and habits, and so a horror of
all innovations. It speaks well for the
organization of the Standard Oil com
pany that kerosene oil is the only well
known product of foreign origin in the
- As early as the seventh century A.
D. the Chinese manufactured paper
and printed In a crude sort of way.
The baking of porcelain and the weav
ing of silk, some .processes connected
with which have never been improved
upon, antedate records. One of the
wonders of the world and a remarks
able feat of engineering, the great
wall of China, was built in the third
century B. C. as a protection against
the raids of the Tartars. It stretches
for nearly 1,500 miles along the north
era border of " China proper, often
reaching a height of 50 feet, and sup
ported by frequent garrison towers,
and was so thoroughly constructed
that portions of it today remain in
Intensive agriculture and hortieul
ture and the processes of irrigation
and fertilizing have been highly de
veloped; in China proper, in the val
leys of the Yangtse and the Hoang
Ho, water is pumped to the hill tops,
7,000 to 8,000 feet above sea level.
and two or three crops a year are har
vested. These valleys support a denser
population than any similar area in
the world. If all the people In the
United States and 40,000.000 more
were crowded into the state of Texas
the population would be no denser
than it is in southern China, The
Yangtse is one of the principal thor
oughfares of China and is navigable
for nearly 2,000 miles, but the Hoans
Ho is shallow and frequently over
flows its banki . In the last Z.5UU
vears it has changed its course eleven
times, and the different channels it
has occupied are hundreds of miles
apart. The great loss of life on one
occasion reaching t,000,000 and the
damage to property resulting from the
floods- accompanying these changes
have given to the .river the name of
"China's Sorrow1, " ,
The natural waterways, supple
mented by the Grand canal, which is
1,200 years old, furnlsH elaborate
means of intercommunication, and
the tonnage of China's inland com
merce is estimated larger than the
combined tonnage of all the rest of
the world. The boats and methods
of handling the cargoes, however, are
antiquated, and - steam is barely
known. In all occupations the great
motive power for the 450,000.000 is
manual labor. Coolies, or porters, the
laboring class, earn seven cents a day.
Oxen and mules are used to some ex
tent at the Irrigation pumps and In
packing. Cattle and sheep cannot be
raised, for there Is no ground that can
be spared for pastures. There are no
roads, only footpaths, and in some
parts of China passengers are trans
ported overland by wheelbarrow.
The great maustnes ouusiue oi mo
production of food for home consump-
tion are the raising of tea and silk!1
worms and the mulberry trees for the
worms to feed upon. While few agri
cultural possibilities are now unde
veloped, that is, land possibilities, for
the tools and methods are unutterapiy
rnirio. the mineral resources nave
barely been touched. The coal fields,
the largest in the world, alone repre
sent incalculable wealth, and many
other minerals are found In commer
cial quantities. Whenever China does
permit the invasion of foreign capital
and enterprise there will be revolution
in the commerce or tne worm. .in
HOPPERS DO DAMAGE.
Central Oklahoma Petitions State for
Aid in Insect Fight.
Guthrie, Ok., June 23. Grasshoppers
are doing great damage in central Ok
lahoma, according to A. C. Hixon, gen
eral agent for a railroad, who has head
ed a delegation of Lincoln county farm
ers and business men who will, at Ok
lahoma City, petition President Tom
Bryan, of the state board of agricul
ture to aid them in stopping the in
vasion of the insects in the Deep Fork
In the vicinity of Warwick and Wells
ton the cotton crop has been destroyed
and the grasshoppers are working on
the corn and alfalfa, according to
Hixon, who attended a conference of
farmers in the stricken district.
Farmers are spreading poisoned bran
over the cotton fields and using crude
oil to destroy the insects in their al
falfa. Boys, girls and women are herd
ing turkeys and chickens in the fields
and thus getting rid of many of the
AIR FIGHTERS WIN,
Rebel Aeroplane Drops Death Among
Douglas, Ariz., June 23. An offi
cial message from governor Pesquirea
states that the battle of Ortiz, begun
Thursday, has been resumed. The
rebel war aeroplane,, piloted by Didler
Mason, the French-aviator, did much
execution among the federals, it is
said. Pesquirea asserted the Huerta
commander was surrounded and could
not get away unless he cut through
the rebel lines.
Mason, according to the message,
dropped one bomb that killed 62 men.
These and 100 other federal dead, to
gether with 70 rebel dead and . 70
wounded men, were brought to Her-
mosilo on a military train.
TODAY'S MARKET REPORT.
Chicago, June 23. Statements that the
condition of millionaires of South Dakota
in the Jim river valley or adjoining, is
below 50 per cent and without a soaking
rain soon will be a total failure caused
a rally today in the market here. Season
able temperatures and fine rains else
where in the northwest had caused an
easy feeling at first, despite signs of a
big loss in local stocks for the week. The
opening was his to c oft. September
which started at 8114c to 9114c rose to
Reports from Nebraska of a larger yield
man ever Known east 01 the Rockies,
later caused a drop. The close was ner.
vous with September c net lower at
Cash Wheat No. 2 red, 97c$1.00; No. 3
rea, 4aic; ko. i hard, azhv&viiic; No. 3
nara, Slsrszc; No. 1 northern, 93g95c;
No. 2 northern, 92934c; No. 3 northern.
91(g92c; No. 2 spring, 9293c; No. 3
spring, 9192c; No. 4 spring, 86S0c; velvet
chaff, 91g95c! Dudum, 9196c.
CORN Breaking of the drought In cen
tral Missouri and Illinois as well as fur
ther east weakened the corn market Sep
tember opened c to e lower at 61c to
61c and recovered to lc.
In sympathy with depressions in wheat
the close was unsettled, 'Slc net lower
Corn No. 2, 461c; No. 2 white, 6H4
61c; No. 2 yellow, 6046tt4c; No. 3, 60
60ic; No. 3 white, eCWilVc; No. 3 yellow,
lOWaGlc; No. 4, 6960c; No. 4 white, 69
eW4ct No. 4 yellow. 69S60c.
OATS General short selling carried oats
down. September started hio to o less
expensive at 4lc to 4ic ana reacted to
Oats Ne. 2 white, 42c; No. 8, 38c; No.
3 white, 40M.41c; No. 4 white, 39
PROVISIONS Provisions were steady
with hocrs. but dull. Sales at the outset
were unchanged to 6c higher, including
September options at follows: Pork J20.47V
lard $11.27 to $11.30; September, 811.75.
RYE No. 2, 61e.
CLOVER Market nominal.
Chicago Grain Market.
Chicago, June 23.
Open High Low Today Sat.
July .. 90-i 91 90Y4. W su
Sept. .. 91- 01- 9W4 90 91
Dec. .. 94
41- 41 41
42- 42 42
41- 41 42
20.97 20.80 20.87 20.77
20.70 20.45 20.70 20.42
July ..11.12 11.17 11.12 ll.UYt 11-12
Sept. ..11.30 11.32 11.27 11.32 11.27
Oct. ..11.35 11.40 11. 32 11.40 11.32
July ..11.77 11.82 11.77 11. SO 11.76
Sept. ..11.75 11.80 11.75 11.77 11.75
Oct. ..11.55 11.65 11.65 11.65 11.66
Minneapolis Grain Market.
Minneapolis, June 25. WHEAT Close:
July, 90c; September, 92c; December,
94(&94c. Cash No. 1 hard, 92c; No. 1
northern. 91S32c: No. 2 northern, 89
90c; No. 2 hard, Montana, 8990c.
Kansas City Produce Market.
Kansas City. June 23. WHEAT Cash :
Market unchanged to lc lower. No. 2
hard. 86S93c: No. 3. 8591c; No. 2 red,
SofiSScr No. 3. 85S93C.
CORN Market unchanged to c higher.
No. 2 mixed, 59c: No. 3, 58c; No. Z white,
59c: No. 3. 69c.
OATS Market unchanged to c higher.
No. 2 white, 41(S41c; No. 2 mixed, 3939c.
HAY Market steady. Choice timothy,
$12.50(313.50; choice prairie, $12.50g13.6.
BUTTER Creamery, 27c; firsts, 28c
seconds, 25c; packing, 21c.
Rfifia Firsts. 17c: seconds. ic.
POULTRY Hens. 13c; roosters, 10c;
ducks, 15c; broilers, 23c.
WHEAT Receipts 61 cars.
CLOSE: WHEAT July, 84c; Septem-
hr ssaie: December. SS8MSIV40.
CORN July, 6858c; Beptemoer, 03
69c; December, oojftc.
OATH septemoer, wya.iv-7a, vtobuiuw,
Chicago Produce Market.
Chicago. June 23. BUTTER Market un
EGGS Market unchanged.
POTATOES Market higher. New, 85
- : receipts 50 cars; old, 1523c; receipts
POULTRY Market higher. Hens, alive,
i4c; springs, alive, 27c; turkeys, alive,
New York Produce Market.
New York, June 23. BUTTER Market
weak. Creamery extras, 2727c; firsts.
26-27c: seconds 25i26c; common to
fair, 23(gZ4c: imitation creamery firsts.
24ff?25c: factory firsts, 2425c; packing
CHEESE Market quiet. State whole
milk specials. 14c; state whole milk un
der grades, 13i14c; skims. 3llc.
EGGS Market irregular. Fresh gather
ed extras. 22ZS24c: extra firsts. 2022c
firsts, 1920c; seconds, 1718c; western
gathered wnites, zwgzdc.
POULTRY Dressed, steady; fresh kill
ed western chickens, 2526c; fowls, 1618c;
Liverpool Grain Market.
Liverpool, June 23. WHEAT Spot,
steady; No. 1 Manitoba, 7s 9d; No. 2,
7s 6d: No. 3, 4s 4d. Futures, steady.
CORN Spot, firm: American mixed,
new, kiln dried, 5s 6d: American mixed
old, 6s; American mixed, old, via Galves
ton, 6s 8d. Futures, easy.
nr Vr-lc to'-l.- 1T-1-V--.
Wall St., New York, June 23. STOCKS
The Wall street point of ciew underwent
a change over the week end. and there
was no trace during the morning of the
acute weakness of Saturday. Belief that
the decline had been overdone led to
heavy buying today and the early rise In
prices was well maintained through the
morning although trading- became dull at
the higher level. The Improvement was
due partly to the belief that the bearish
Interpretation pladed on the Interstate
commerce commission "ruling on Satur
day was hardly Justified In view of the
commission's decision to institute an In
quiry as to whether existing freight rates
Bear traders were disconcerted by the
"One Taste Tells All"
We will have
3:30 to 5:30 Every Afternoon
Special for Shoppers
also evenings from 7 :30 to 11
Try an Ice Cream or Sherbet
In Our Beautiful
823 Kansas Ave. 823
To Insure Yourselves Best Results Consign to
CLAY, ROBINSON & CO.
Ltvc Stock Commission Merchants, Stock Yards, Kan. City
We Also Have Our Own Offices at Chicago, 60 SC Joseph, So. Oma
ha, Denver, Sioux City, So. St. Paul.. E. Buffalo, E. SC Louis and
narrow movement of Anwrlmn Rnnriti !
in London, following the severe decline
here which brought last week's trading
to a close. Practically all of Saturday's
losses were made up before the morning
session ended, the rise being greatest In
Union Pacific which was the weakest fea
ture of Saturday.
Bonds were firm.
The leading stocks rose strnnplv o . r,.
ing began today although heaviness of
some 01 tne less active shares gave the
market an appearance of irregularity. The
largest gains amounting to a point or
more, were made by Union Pacific, Read
ing, Canadian Pacific, St. Paul and Chen.
apeake and Ohio. American locomotive
receoea ana vvesungnouse Electric a
Bear Covering Was on an o-rtenslTra cnnl.
the Improvement in speculative sentiment
over bunday causing a more general turn
to hte long side by the professional ele
ment. International stocks made the best
show of strength. Canadian Pacific train
ed 8 points. Union Pacific 2 and Reading
emu ucmgn v aiiey points.
New York Stocks.
(Close of prices for the leading stocks
on the New York Stock Exchange as re
ported by Thos. J. Myers, Broker. Colum
New York, June 23.
Amalgamated Copper, 6; Am. 8. A R
c., 61; A. T. Jfc S. F., c, 95 ; Baltimore A
Ohio, c, 92; Canadian Pacific, 215; C.
M. & S. P., c, 101; Colorado Fuel A
Iron. 27: Erie, c, 2314; Great Northern,
c, 121; Illinois Central, 1094: Inspiration,
15; K. C. Southern, c, 26; Lehigh Val
ley, 150; Missouri Pacific, 29; Northern
Pacific, 106; Pennsylvania R. R, IIO14:
Reading, c. 156: Rock Island, c., 15;
Rock Island, p., 25; Southern Pacific. 94;
Southern Railway, c, 21; U. P., c, 142
U. S. Steel, c.. 51; U. S. Steel, p., 102;
Western Union ,60.
New York Sugar Market.
New York, June 23 SUGAR Raw, firm;
Muscovado, 2.8.W2.86; Centrifugal, 3.333.36;
molasses, 2.582.61. Refined, steady;
crushed, 4.95; fine granulated, 4.35; pow
Wichita Live Stock Market.
Wichita, June 23 CATTLE Receipts 500.
Market strong. Native steers, $7.008.50;
cows and heifers, $6.608.25; stockers and
feeders, $6. 00 7.25; stock cows and heifers,
$5.0O6.25; bulls, $5.256.75; calves, $6.00
HOGS Receipts 1,000. Market strong.
Top, $8.60; bulk of sales, $8.55.60.
St. Joseph Live Stock Market.
St. Joseph, June 23. CATTLE Receipts
1,500. Market weak. Steers, $7.258.75;
cows and heifers, $4.00(36.25: calves, $5.50
HOGS Receipts 7.000. Market strong.
Top, $8.75; bulk of sales, $8.6O8.70.
SHEEP Receipts 600. Market 10c to 15c
higher. Lambs, $6.0CKg7.50.
Chicago Live Stock Market.
Chicago, June 23. HOGS Receipts 43,000.
Market steady to strong at Saturday's I
average. Bulk of sales, $8.608.76; light.
$8.608.80: mixed, $8.458.80; heavy, $8.25
8.75; rough, $8.258.45.
CATTLE Receipts 18,500. Market gen -
erallv 10c hieher. Beeves. $9.10: Texas
steers, $7.00 8.10; western steers, $6.10
8.15; stockers and feeders, $6.008.10; cows
and heifers, $3.808.40; calves, $6.759.50.
SHEEP Receipts 10,000. Market strong
to 10c higher. Native. $4.606.65; western,
$4.755.65; yearlings, $5.506.50: lambs, na
tive, $5.1006.75; western, $5.256.50; springs,
Kansas Clfy Live Stock Market.
Kansas City, June 23. HOGS Receipts
6,000. Market strong. Bulk of sales, $8.55g
8.70; heavy, $8.608.65; packers and butch
ers, $8.558.70; light, $8.608.75; pigs, $7.00
CATTLE Receipts 11,000, Including 4,000
southerns. Market steady to 10c higher.
Prime fed steers, $8.5O9.10; dressed beef
steers, $7.508.50; western steers, $7.00S8.60;
southern steers, $6.008.60; cows. $4.757.36;
heifers, $6.758.76; stockers and feeders,
$6.508.26; bulls, $5.767.26; calves, $7.00
9-75. . . j
SHEEP Receipts s,oro. iuarKei nrons.
Lambs, $6.00a7.7!; yearlings, o.ig.io
wethers, $4.KKg6.25; ewes, $4.004.75; stock
ers and feeders, $3.0(Kg6.00.
Kansas City Live Stock Sales.
(Tha following sales were mad thl
morning at the Stock Yards. Kansas
City, and reported over lone distance
telephone direct to tne state journal or
Clay, Robinson A Co., live stock com
mission merchants, with offices at all
Kansas City, June 23. CATTLE Re
ceipts 11,000 head. Market steady.
HOGS RecelDts 6.000 head. Market
strong; 6c higher. Bulk of sales, $8.60i&8.70;
SHEEP Receipts 8.000 head. Market
strong; 10c higher.
COVTJ AND HEIFERS.
STOCKERS AND FEEDERS.
761 7.10 J 16 823
Furnished by the Chas. Wolff Packing
Co. yards close at noon Saturday. We
cannot use pigs, thin sows or hogs
weighing less than 170 lbs.- Do not mar
ket hogs unless same are well finished
as we cannot use half fat stuff. We give
be low prlcea effective at once, until fur
Topeka, Kan., June 23.
HOPS- e a-
MIXED AND BUTCHERS $8.2058 30
LIGHT " "gTE-ERa"'
Good to choice, corn fed..
Fair to KOod cowi"
Goci to choice 4.80-36 50
Fair to zod.... tO.n
Common to 3-54.2
Good to choice 6-80g.25
Fair to good... .80t.7S
Common to fair 4.254.75
BIRDS EYE MATCHES
3 5c Boxes 10c
12 5c Boxes 35c
These are the genuine
double dipped Bird's Eye.
Match. Every one perfect.
Market price" paid" for 'dry' 'lot 'eatS2"'
If you will favor us with your Inauiri..
advising number of head, quality ll
and length of time on feed, wa will
you an offer or arrange fo7 w bSVL
to call on you.
Topeka Fruit and Produce Market.
Selling prices by Sanr'l E. Lux --,
Fruit and Produce j MaJ
ard per crate, $4.50; Ponyper crate Mm"
GOO6EB ERRIES-Per orate. 2 so W M
CURRANTS Per crate. $3 00 -NAVEL
ORANGES Per box 5 SftSK 7K
CALIFORNIA APRICOTS Per crate.
BLACKBERRIES Per crate $2 7B
RASPBERRIES Per crate. $3 75
FLORI1JA GRAPE FK U IT Per bor
$5.254j5.50. e D03E
LEMONS Per box. $9.00.
PINEAPPLES Per crate, $4 00
POTATOES-New. per bu., 90c; old. per
CALIFORNIA CABBAGE New, per lb.,'
1 BANANAS Medium sized hiir,ot...
. bunch, $1.752.25: large bunchea
bunch, $2.5&2.75; per lb., 3?4c
-IK 9- '
trixxtj.ND rer uu., fi.zo.
RHUBARB Per lb., 2c; 100
WAX BEANS Per diamond basket 60o
per lb. in sacks weighing 25 to 86 'lbs'
ASPARAGUS Per dos, bunches 60c
TEXAS CUCUMBERS-Per basket, $T60;
per crate, $1.25- per bu. crate. $2 00
TEXAS TOMATOES per crate Ii IK
FLORIDA TOMATOES Panw nl
choice, per crate. $2.75. x ana
FIELD LETTUCE Per basket. 40e
MANGO PEPPERSPer crate 82.7B.
per hi crate, $1.50. waie. 53.75.
HOME GROWN PEAS-Per diamond
CARROTS Per doz, bunches, 40c
SUMMER SQUASH-Per hi bu. box. 7S.
HOME GROWN 6PINACH-Per bu
HOME GROWN RADISH ES-Hoi.vS'
per doz. bunches, 20c; 5 doz. bunch Iota
BEETS Per dos. bunches, 26e
TURNIPS Per doz. bunch
GREEN ONIONS-Per dos. bunches, 20c
5 doz. bunch lots, 18c. '
Topeka Butter. Egg and poultry.
Furnished by the Topeka Packing cVj
Topeka, Kan., Jun -
EGGS Fresh country. 15c. a 3"
POULTRY Hens, all sizes, 12c- .grin
over 2 lbs.. 11c; broilers, 21bs. aiid unSK"
20c; over 2 lbs.. 11c; old cocks, 6o- SCci-1
9c. geese, 7c.
TURKEYS Hens turkeys over ik. i.
youns Toms over 12 lbs.. 14c; old Toma!
BUTTER-Packing stock. zOo.
Topeka Produce Market
Correctly reported dailv h ,. .
Sales System. Phone 1300. 8677 o
409 Harrison street 1 00 OTica
Topeka, Kan. j,,n.
EGGS Fresh candled, doz" ic
BUTTER Packing stock, lb.
POULTRY-Broilers.l to 2 lbs ner lh
18c; broilers. 1 to 1 lbs., per lb
frying chickens. 2 to 8 lbs!. IBe-hen.'
fat per lb., 12c; turkeys, hens pir b., !S
turkeys, young terns, per lb 18c; turkvV
old toms. per lb., 13c; ducks, broiler, n-i
lb., 16c; ducks, old F. F. F., p jk f
geese, not wanted: Direon ih iic-
squabs, fat, doa., $1.20. '
Topeka Grain Marker
Furnished by J. B. Blllard. corner tr.
as ave. and c.wil .,ner Kan
Topeka, Kan.. June 23.
Butter and Emra.
Furnlshed by The Continental Cream.,.
CHICAGO EGGS17n!' JU,U
NEW YORK EGOS1B,io5S.
CREAMERY BUTTER r hiA. -
Topeka Hay Market.
Furnished by T. A. Bok, 212-214 E. th J
PRAIRIE HAYlPNo? iS.'-
NEW ALFALFA Choice, $10.00- No. 1
Topeka Hide Market.
Quotations furnished by James c r
Hide Co.. 10 East Third St.' Bmltl
Topeka, Kan.. Jim. .
GREEN CURED HIDES-N,h! :
1. 13c; No. 2, 12c; Side Brands" wfffiio?
Bulls and Staggs, 8ie; Horse hIS
No. 1, $3.0O3.60; No. 2, $2.50. Hldea,
DRY HIDES Butchers' heavy aysm.
dry salt. 13516c. ac;
. TALIX3W 4-g5c.
KANSAS, NEBRASKA AND nvi a
HOMA WOOL-Bright medium lRQT
dark medium. 13gi5c; light fine UaS:
ESTpSS?: Burry and",
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