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VOLUME I. tjfcnto for (lie Anli-HouopolisC. The following named friends are kind enough to inform us that they will represent the Anti- Monopolist in their respective localities, and solicit and receive subscrip tions for us: Ashland, Wisconsin, Thomas Harden. Albion, Wright county, Minn-, J. r. llow brd. Anoka, Minn—N. Small, 11. river. j Audubon, Becker county—Jacob Boy ■ Austin, Minn.—F. A. Elder, h. t. Dorr, W H. Merrick, I. liunrmndson. Avr, Goodhue county—lion, b cem- Steele Co , Minn.-Corrdon King. Albion, Wright Co ..Minn.—J. >- Howard. Brainerd, Crow Wing Co., Minn. Wm. M Byron, Olmsted county, S. Grant (.um- Brownsville, Houston Co., Minn.—Michael Mower Co.—E. J. Stimson. Belle Blaine, Sett Co.— l bomas Joidan. Beaver Falls, Renville Co.—V\ llham Mc- Hennepin Co.—Jacob Kessler. Jimlalo, Wright county—lgn. Gutzwilier. Blooming Grove ; P. McDermott. Cattle Rock, Minn.-V. G. Van Slyke, ■James Quilliam. Cleveland, Lesueur Co., limn. —W ihiam lameaster , , n . Clear Lake. Sherburne Co—.l L Brady. Central Point, Goodhue Co —Hanßonneu. Cokato, W right Co. Minn—Wm. Lee Caledonia, Houston Co., Minn. Marta Kohan, Richard Levett. Cottage Grove —Hon. J. A.McCluskey Carrollville, Olmsted Co.—Win. Freeman Cosmos. Meeker county, Daniel Jackman Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin—J C Horer. Chippewa Falls, Wis., J. C. Florey Christiana, Dakota, Co., A. 1,. Caskey. Cannon Falls, Martin Holland. Cambridge, Isanti Co. —IC..White. Dresback, Winona county, Hon. j 1 -’ K TILL. _ Dundas, Rice Co. —Win. Tew. Hassell, Wright (V —Henry Clay Dresbach, Winona (.<>. —Geo. B. Dresbat.li Delano, Wright county, Wm. Sleight Dele van, Faribault Co.—Herman West Elmira, Olmsted Co., Minn.—James Lairil Kyota. Olmsted Co.—/. 1 N'ewsham. Hast Richland, Rie*- Co-Michael Jeffers Farmington, Minn.—Andrew Warsop, Mr Works. Fergus Fails, Minn.— Robert Miller Forest City, Meeker (.’o.—Capt, J. B. At Icinson. , „ . I For Wells Grange No. 118— . lames Roach, i Faribault, Rice Co., Minn.—T. O’Grady. Glencoe, Minn. —D. J. Pettijohn. Grand Meadow, Mower Co., Minn.—L. b. i l’earoe. , ~ , Geneva, Freetmrn ( 0.--J I Jones. I Gordonsville, FreeiK.ru county- vV 11. H j Gordon. , ~ Good Thunder, Blue Earth county--.'. G Graham ! 8 Hutchinson. Minn. - Norman < ampbell. j Hastings, Minn. Fliillip Kagan, I red. j Kranz Hastings, Minn—Andrew Warsop,( harles Yeag r, P B < 'ook. Howard, Wright Co.. Minn.—ll Tanner. Henderson. Minn —Wtu. Carroll. High Forest, Olmsted Co., Minn.— P. A. Honeywell. Houston, Houston Co , Minn.—Jno. ( rnne. Hon David Taylor Hastings, Minn.—B. A Day, Jonathan Beswick. | . Hudson. Douglas county, Minn W b I Hawley and John Sheldon. Houston, Houston Co --John t raine. Herman, Grant Co —John Doherty Hudson. Wisconsin—A. < Fatten. Iberia, Brown county, Luther C. Ives. Kandivohi. Minn. —P I. McDermott Kimball, Cottonwood county—James ( Mitchell. , ... _ . InmU'iton, Redwood t 0., Mmn.— Ali'ert | Small. , ... . j Long Dike, Hennepin Co., Mmn —lsaac . A. Christlieb LiUhtield. M : nn Wm M. Campbell. Lake t'itv, Minn.—Robert Terrell. Litchfield. Meeker Co.—Jesse V Branham. | Dvke Citv. Minn -James A Thompson. Lake Crvstid, Blue Earth county—-W P j Marstou. j La Crescent, Houston connty--John a. Harris ! Lc Sueur, Le Sueur county, Hon. M. j Doran. lguigdon. Washington ( >.: Haul A Kemp. | Lower Sioux Agency, Redwood Co—J J j Light. Lexington, l.e Sueur « o- Geo J Karl. Long Prairie, Todd County—Joseph Pa- J •quin Minneapolis. Minn. • I*. Mankato, Mmn.—J F. Wallace. Moutii'ello, Minn —Hon. Thomas Melrose. Tlmmas Smithson. Marion. Olmsted Co--A J Good. Mount Pleasant, Minn. Hon.P.II. Ralully. Mendota. Dakota Co.—Hon. J. L. Lewis. Morris, Stevens Co., Minn.—R. M Rich ardeon. Montevideo, Chippewa county, Jas. R. <7 asp Money Creek, Honston Co.—o. 1 Gates. Millersburg, Rire t o.—Nelson H. Pulton. Mantorvilfe. Dodge Co.—Henry Beard. Manar.ii&h, Meeker Co.—N. C Caswell. Millersburg. Deuel* Co —Matt. K. Evans. Minneapolis Townshap—David Morgan Marshall and IVnictaa, Dakota Co.—C. B. lloVeigh. Daniel Ryan. Minnesota Dike—C. S Barber Maple Like. Wright Co.—F. W Gorman. Monti cello—Hon T. G Mealev. Meric. Blue Earth Co —B. V Steadman. Maz-ppa, Mum.—W W. Black. Mapieton. Blue Earth county--Hon. Isaac Pnnth. Medford. Steele county. M S Seymour. Monev Creek, Houston Co . Miun. —Hon. Wm. Beals. John Hennessy Northfieid, Mmn—George Rush, Albert TTipr Nicollet. Nicollet Co —Hon. P 11. McDer guid. Nininger. Minn--R t* Peake Northfieid. Rice Co.—H. N Danieis. Northfieid .Minn.. Hon. Ara Barton. Owatonna—J. W. Mortori. l*re>:«>, Fillmore Co — Thomas ITsIL Pine Island, Goodhue Co. <reo. W. P* ; «r. Jr. . _ _ p point Douglas. Washington Co —T. i . P ainriew. Wat-asha Co— Hi n 11 P Will piegsji: Grove, charted county—P. i ar iridg*'. The Anti-Monopolist ' <7 the Children of Israel that TFiey Go Forward." Parker's Lake, Hennepin county—Miles | D Pleasant Grove—Olmsted county—o. H. | * Rochester, Minn.—Wm. Elliott, R. W. i M RicetOrd, Houston Co., Minn.— Anthony Bernatz, Martin Horalian. , i Rosemount, Dakota Co., Mmn.—Michael Comer. „ , ~ „ Rose Creek, Mower Co.,Mmn.—I. M. Ray, N. N. Thompson. D. S. B. Mollison. Rushford, Fillmore €o. —John Maloney. ; Roseville, Kandiyohi Co.—Dunbar Moore. Richmond, Winona Co.—Jacob Dan ahower. _, , ! Renville, Renville Co.—Edmond 0 Kara. Roscoe, Goodhue Co.—Fletcher Hazier. Redwood Falls —Bishop Gordon. Rice Lake, Dodge Do., J. F. Reason. St. Paul, Minn. —T. A. Lusk. St. Peter, Nicollet county, F. Pickler. Smith Lake, Wright Co.—A. E. Cochran. , St. Cloud—E. Robertson. Sliieldsville, Rice Co. —Geo. McDonnell. St. Olaf. Otter Tail Co.—A. Wm. Field. Sliieldsville, Rice Co.—P. McKenna. Silver Lake, McLeod Co —A- Vount. Shakopee. Scott Co —Hon J L McDonald. , South Bend, Blue Earth county-Mmer Porter Tivoli, Blue Earth Co—lra B. Reynolds. Two Rivers, Morrison County —Calnoun Hays. . . , Traveling Agent—Jeremiah Manning. Vasa, Goodhue Co.—Hon. W. S. Grow Willow Lake, Redwood Co., Minn.—W. F. Smitn. _ Winnebago, Houston Co.—Peter Dolan. Watertown, Carver Co., Minn. Cuello Merriman. Woodbury, Washington Co., Mmn.—lion. E. Avres. St. Paul—Charles Crawshaw. Windoin, Minn.—Win. Prentiss Winstead Lake,McLeod Co., Michael Hartt. Winona, Minn.—Frank Grey. Windoin, Minn.—Wm. Prentiss Young America, Carver Co.—Julius bchal er. Clearwater, Minnesota—J. Oakes. St. Charles, Minnesota —John L. Blair. Enterprise, Minnesota —A. T. Allen. Farm Hiil, Minnesota—John Little. Kenyon, Minnesota —W. H. Tumor. New Ulm —A. Westpnal. Minneapolis, K. I). —E. A. ( ramsie. Maple Plain —A. P. Bill. Duluth R. A- Costello. Dover Centre—Albert Brown. Excelsior, Hennepin county, Minn.— L. F. Sampson. Gherrv Grove, Fillmore county, Mmn. — W.J. Ingalls. Rice Lake, Minn.—J. F. Bearsom. Houston, Minn.—Mathew Shinner. Mantorville, Minu.-Lewis &• Pec k. Udolpho, Minn.—A. Carll. Linsing, Minn.- R. Carll. R.H. McMahon—Parker’s Prairie. E. H. Hickerson —Rush City. M. M. Trowbridge—Lyle, Minn. Henrr Marks— Granger, Minn. Charles <». True— West lord, Martin Co. French Lake, Wright County- Andrew dcDonatd. Hon. R. L. Fleming Fountain Mum. Elgin, Minn.—E. Ordway. Chatfiebi, Minn.--James Laird. Wabaahw—Capt. Julius CajK>n. Hokah, Minn.—John F. Russell. J. P. Harvey—Rocktord, bright county. Grange From the Constitution oi the National Grange.] The ultimate object ok this oruaniza noN IS FOR MUTCAL instruction and PRu rEcnoN. Human happiness is the acme of earthly uubition. Individual happiness de penis upon GENERAL FROBPFRITY. From the address oi the Master ot the National Grange, Master Adams of lowa, de livered at the last National Grange meeting at St. Louis, January, 1874: “Article xii. also demands mfv-t serious consideration to definitely decide what in terpretation Miail put upon the word “political.’’ lam gratified that cur members Are .-uleUantiallv a unit in the opinion that the Order should not in any sense become a political J sixty But at the same time, there are questions wi<"t fundamentally ajferti.g our material interests u-hirh can only t# reached throegh legislation. —it seems im perative that such questions should be dis cussed in the lirange. Shall it be said that ,-uch questions were politnai in the meaning of the Constitution? The questions , . TRANSPORTATION, TAXATION. FINANCE. COE KUPTION tN prnLic FI.A. KS, if ere such as come home to the consciences and t» chets i J our members, and tliev w ish to know whether they will le denied the reriyilege of <-an vussing them on the ground ot politics. To this suggestion the National Grange replied as follows in their p NATIONAL PLATFORM. 4 “We emphatic-ailv and sincerely assert the ■oft repeated trutli taught in our organic ::iw, that me National, State or Mibor dinate, is uot a political or a jarty organiza tion. No Grange, is true to its obligati, ns, an discrass or rrhireous questions, nor call political conventions, nor nominate ,-andidates, nor even discuss their merits in : its meetings. Yet the principles we teach rxr>Rß! if. all ; true politics, all trck statksm asehip. and j if properlv .arried out will tend to juri.y t: j whole political atmosphere ot our country For we seek the greatest good to the greatej.; oumler. . .... We must alwavs bear in rmnd that no one. br beconun*a Fatron of Husbandry, gives i tl p -hat malieoabie right and duty whi- h be longs to every American citizen, to take a proper interest in the politics of his country " “We propose meeti-e together , talking TOctETWTR. and generally ACTING TOGbTH KR. for our mutual protection and advance ment “ , - ■• We are oppveed to ar.y such spir.t and management of any corporation or enter prise as tend to oppress the people and re b them of their just profits." •We are opposed to excessive salaries and high rates ot interest. ’ Stats exchanges generally report an . advanc 1 in wheat and more liberal re ceipts. The ?rea' bulk of the offerings I however, axe taken by rmiier*. INTENTIONAL DUPLICATE EXPOSURE ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1874. REFOBIH IN THE GRANGE. We publish in another column some indices of public opinion in. the Grange. The air is full of revolution. Worthy- Master Parsons seems to be especiallv obnoxious to the Patrons, and “ none are so poor as to do him reverence. The universal cry is, “off with his head."’ We do not wonder at this. Some weeks since we quoted an extract irom a speech made by Parsons ; but it is only lately that we have from one of his audience, a respectable Re publican, the full particulars. The speech was made at a Republican coun ty conventien, two or three years ago, in Winona county ; the same conven tion at which Judge M aterman was nominated for Judge. A motien was made to adopt as their candidate, for a petty countv office, the nominee oi the Democratic convention, a very wor thy and excellent gentleman. Parsons sprang to his feet and made this mous declaration : "If theft be u devil. —which I do no< believe,—with, all the qualities usualli attributed to the devil ; —and he wai resularly nominated on the Republicat ticket, I would vote for him! Axd ii j THERE EVER WAS SUCH A CHARACTER A Jesus Christ—which 1 do not believi AND HE WAS ALIVE NOW, AND WAS XOMI nated on the Democratic ticket, I WOULD NOT VOTE POR HIM !*’ Our readers will pardon us for even quoting this blasphemous utterance. but it is necessary to show what man ner of man chance has elevated to the temporary headship of an Order who»e 1 beautiful ritual is full of reverence for God and gentleness to man. He is a disgrace to the Patrons of Husbandry : —a narrow, bitter, intolerant, bigoted j and dishonest man. Let him be re tired into the foul obscurity from which accident temporarily lifted him. We do not know much about the State Purchasing Agent, but a man who will undertake to rope Patrons into building telegraph lines! can hardly have the business capacity for such a position. The Executive Committee contains j ; some excellent men ; and if they ha\e made mistakes they have erred unwit tingly. We would Jbe sorry to see them condemned, unheard or unfairly. Due allowance must also be made lor the maliirn influence of Master 1 arson-, t iu leading them astray. In saying this we do not speak as an organ of the Grange, or t-r cathedra but for our bumble self. The Grange has a great future before it, if true to itself: but it must select its very best men for office, or it sink into universal and deserved contempt. Shysters like Parsons, 'who wouldn't vote for the Saviour of Mankind if he ran on the Democratic ticket, ought to »*. relegated to that region where Dives found the water-supply insufficient for his imm diate ne< ds. no.viething bemdks wheat. W mid it not be well to stop pursuing this ign» /atuus ot European markets !<>r wheat, and j>ay more attention toother grains? Corn t>avs letter, and so do “aL- and fs»ta n-cs than does tliis grain. Fifty-seven p- r cent, of the inhabitants of Minnesota are row engaged in its cultivation, while *tie«*p and cattle raising and general :arrning lan guish Every other product this season is living better than wneat, which is '.ariiy re Lire: vg the amount ot money -pen: on it. Corn and oats ate paying nearly *-•>» ]er a, re Potataes t ring seventv-five >'ents per bushel, while liorses, cattle, hogs and sheep alwavs find a readv market, at a remur.era ti - e price. Let us show the Commissioner of Agriculture, who made a statement, the other day, that “Minnesota wa- oniy happy when Europe was starving, that we au live and pree-per even if not a bushel of our products go across the water — Farmers' Union. This is the way men talk who have had no experience in farming. Why arc oats high to-day in Minne sota ? Because years of bitter experi ence have convinced farmers that they cannot be raised at a profit, and hence nearly all have drawn out of their pro duction. Let Minnesota farmers next vear double the area of th.ir oat crop and oats would not be worth twenty cent* per bushel. Let them quadruple the amount and they could scarcely give them away. Why is corn high ? Because it ha> failed in the g-eat corn states south of us. Cattle are not bringing remunerative prices. A neighbor of ours sold a fat cow the other day for sixteen dollars. And even pork will scarcely pay at the present price of cwrs. If one-half the Area now sewn to wheat in tms state was uevuicu. gear to corn and oats, the results would oe deplorable. Most of our local mar kets would be flooded by a dozen or two loads of such products. Ours is a new country, sparsely settled ; and j par excellance an agricultural country. | There are four men producing food for one man that buys it. Hence we can a( j raise, on a large scale, only p those articles for which there i ai is a foreign dernaud, and j which are valuable enough to bear m transhipment. We cannot raise cot- Si ton, our summers are too short. We ri cannot compete with Texas and Kan- 1 sas in cattle, our winters are too long. . S( lut we are the great wheat region of t( the world. Give us cheap transporta- w tion and practicable water outlets and ! il we will make Minnesota rich. But to tell us, as the Farmer's Union does, i that we must look for our prosperity to • the oats, and corn and meat and poul- j n try we can sell to the few merchants, machine-men and money lenders of our h villages is simply absurd. ; e What then is the true course? To j raise all the oats, corn, cattle and gar- f i den stuff we need for our own families; ! n with a moderate surplus to sell. As long 1 as that surplus is small it may command remunerative prices. The moment it becomes large we glut our little home ; market; and as a general rule, the arti- ! t i cles will not bear the cost of tranship- i j | ment, and hence the price falls below , the cost of production. ( Is not this so,farmers? Will not some ; j shoemaker or tailor or sewing-machine i, 1 agent, start another Farmer's Union, ] and tell us we are all fools, and that we I should “diversify our industry by raising cranberries and guinea hens ? If we can ever get cheap transporta tion we may develope in Minnesota a ' great dairy interest. Our line grasses, healthy cattle and cool northern climate will insure us superior butter and cheese. But even then we must depend, as the dairymen of New England do. upon the European demand for our real market. ? A Candidate for 1 Master of Mate Grange Criticall:ri and Can*ticall> Considered. Minnetonka Lake, Hennepin Co., i Minn., Dec.. 1, 1874. Editor Anti-Monopolist: Sip. : As the State Grange is to meet in a few days, allow me to offer a few suggestions on the most important bu-iness of the ses-ion, the electing of State Master. Godjforbi i that we should fail to improve on t ie present incum bent: and to this end I will criticise one of the candidates. A paper is in cir culation m this county, (probably pre pared by hunseff. ’ asn.ing E. R. I erkin , to be a candidate for the State Master ship. He therefore must not complain if his character and conduct are criti ' cised. 1 charge him first, with want of ability and punctuality. Look for instance at his doings as chairman of the committee appointed by ; the County Council to investigate the - Farmers* Mutual Insurance Associa ' tion. He took six months to make a . report, and then made one that the > Council would not accept; —for reasons l>est known to himself, r I care not what a man s pohtic= are. but it is necessary that a man should r have principle enough to be one thing F* or another. I therefore charge him in r the second place, with being a jobbing e politician. And I would refer you to his £ conduct at the Way rata Convention in r this county this fall for proof. He was r loud and long in urging his own claims e for a nomination, after the convention. knowing his character. had ._ silentlv passed him over. He then did all in his power, by false v representations, and by ail t manner of e mean arts, to d efeat the nominees of >. that very convention. ■ t I should consider his election to such p an important trust, as Master of the v State Grange, as little or no unprove e ment on the re-election of •ur present v incumbent: which, as I stated above. “God forbid.” Yours. ts Granger. >f 'The above is from an esteemed cor respondent. We know nothing of the re and wc will be glad togive Mr. u Perkins a channa to deny them. We ?. ( found out ourseif.yea.ra ago, by a bitter ie experience, that there is nothing sacred about a man that runs for office. —Ed:- O TOR Axrt-MtINC *OLI?T. ] War to the Knife and the Knife to the Hilt—-Vlore Indignation. Fountain Brook, J Faribault Co., Minn., , November 30, 1874. ) Litor Anti-Monopolist: At a meeting of Fountain Brook si range No. 528, held Nov. 28th, the a Rowing resolutions were unanimously lopted, and ordered published in the “ l armers ’ Union, the Grange Advance a id the Anti -Monopolist : r Whereas, The State Executive Com- t littee has directed the Masters of the I tate to forego their constitutional c ight to a seat in the State Grange, and t lect delegates thereto in their stead : i nd whereas, such action on their part i eems to us unauthorized and calculated i o deprive us of a representation which ? re claim as a right and prize as a priv- < ege; therefore, Resolved, That we ignore the order J f the Executive Committee, and re- i aest our Worthy Master to claim his eat and exercise his privileges as a aember of the State Grange. Resolved, That our Worthy Master ►e requested to use his influence in the [tate Grange t» replace our State Ex cutive Committee, State, Master and State Purchasing Agency, with men rom whom we may expect more ability, nore devotion to the interests of the Jrder. and less affiliation with “rings.** Five Twenty-Eight. A GOOD SUGGESTION. A correspondent suggests, for Secre tary of the State Grange, thefname of Hon. John W. Burnham, of Plainview. Wabasaa county. We second the mo tion. A true man: intelligent, able and honest; a practical farmer and one who made an excellent record in the Legis lature years age: and who to-day stands very high in Wabasha county. Old Wabasha will honor herself in presenting and pressing his name. FORNEY'S PHILADELPHIA PRESS. The Republican Politicians Gome Down. Tl»e Pms to Remain the Party Organ—The Industrial Age Pur chased by the Independent*. New York, Dec. I.— Philadelphia dis patches say the failure of the sale of Forney's Press to Col. McClure was the result of a brisk cable correspon dence between Forney and numerous Republican politicians of that city, the latter proffering !il>eral financial sup port if the paper continued as a regular party organ. Ihe question involved was purely political and the fund.- raised to purcha-e the Press v ill now Ik; devoted to the purchase of the In dustrial Age , and making it an inde pendent daily, the first number of which will appear January Ist. WIFE MURDER IN INDIANA. The Woman Coolly Shot Down and lulls Mead. tla»ping Her Baby in Her Ira*. At Cloverdale, in Putnam county Ind., Sunday, a man named Thos. Mar* tm became offended at something said by his wife, and gave her three minutes to retract. At the end of that time he >tood in the door of the house and shot her with a pistol, the ball taking effect in her head, killing her instantly. A man named Stanton was in the house and interfered to save the woman. when Martin shot him. , the bail taking effect in the shoulder He is expected to die. The 1 wife of Martin had her baby in her arms when she wa* shot, and fell back dead, clasping it. It is not believed that Martin made any charges against his wife. He had been trying to gel rid of her, and bad offered her f-500 il she would consent to be divorced from him, as he waftted to marry another woman. After the shooting Marti: pretended to be crazy and went aboul telling that he had killed a man liimet Harris, whom he had not touched a all. There was great excitement ir Cloverdale, and a strong probability that Martin would be lynched. Winter Dura Seatfc. A heavy snowstorm prevailed through out Missouri and Kansas Friday last In some localities eighteen inches fell and trains were considerably delayed ii consequence. In St. Louis the snov was about four inches deep, and loco motion and street travel were much :m peded Saturday. At Cincinnati. Saturday, ram begai at noon and about 4p. x- turned t snow, which at 9 r. x. was four mebe deep and more falling. Dispatches received at Chicago fro: ?‘different points in central Illinois stat . that there was the heaviest fall of snoi » Friday night that had occurred for sev eral years. The =now was from twelv r to fifteen inches deep, and has delayt * trains on some lines of railroad. At Louisville a heavy snowstorm yt‘ vailed all day Sat or day. DEFECTIVE PAGE NUMBER 21. LONGSHOREMEN’S STRIKE. -pile Employer* Triumph, of Course, and tlie Poor Strikers Must Suffer for Their Folly. New York. Dec. 2. —Nearly all the ship owners who have been waiting for a settlement of the ’longshoremen's difficulties, began work loading and un loading in ~ Brooklyn, Hoboken and Jersey City as well as New ' York, employing non-soeietv men. The firms announce their intention never again to employ Union men. All speak well of the class of laber offering, skilled ’longshoremen being attracted from abroad, and large numbers of men from the coal mining regions also applying for work, which is readily furnished them. Occasional slight skirmishes occur between the strikers and new laborers, but no serious disturbances, and steamship and sailing vessel owners are both confident their troubles are now over. A convention of 'longshoremen last night formally rescinded the order for a general strike and the union men were authorized to work for anybody who could pay them old rates except the Stevedore firm of Walsh Bro's, with whom the difficulty which led into the strike originated. St. Paul Wholesale Markets, Dec. I. Wheat dull, nominally 75 to 78c. New corn 60 to 65c on track; 65 to 70 in store. Oats 48 to 49c on track, 51 to 54c in store. Flour $4.50 to $5.00 for xxxx; 53.00 to $3.25 for xxx; $2.50 to $3.00 for xx. Rye Hour $2.75 to $3.00 per sack. Buckwheat 4to 5c per pound. Corn meal $2.00 to $2.25. Ground feed S2S to $.55. Shorts SI 4to $lB. Bran on track sl2 to STS; in store sl3 to 14. Pork in good demand and firm at 320 to 21. Harns 13 to 14e. Lard 13 to 15c. Bacon 14 to 14 l-2c. Apples 32.50 to 3.00. Pure apult cider to 39 a bai re 1. Cranberries 52.50 to 3.25. Choice table butter in fair request at 25 to 28c; inferior grades dull, nora- inally at 18 to 20c. The warm weather of the past two days has had a marked effect in in creasing the receipts of eggs, under which a cecline of 2c is noted, the rul ing figures to-day being 21 to 23c. Beans $1.30 to $2.00. Peas $2.00 tc $2.25. The open weather of the past two days ha- knocked the bottom out of the poultry market, and holders are glad to unload at any price. Dressed chickens nominally 4 to 7c. and turkeys 5 to Vc. Venison in active request and firm at 10 to 11c. The market remains lirm for dressed hogs at 6 1-2 to 6 3-4. with an occasional sale of extra lots at still better figures. Mutton 6 to 7c. Dressed beef firm at 3 1-2 to 4 l-2c. Green frozen hides, 8c; dry flint, 17 to Ibc. Chicago Produce Board. Bee. if. 9:25 *, jf --Wheat lower; free sellers at 91 <*9! % c lor January. 9:60 a. m —Wheat steadier at 90X(&90* lor December, and 91 s» <<s9! \ lor January. Corn quiet at 71 *c for May; offered at 71 lor l4ecember ; new No 2 nominallysel ler the year. 11 a. m —Car lota : Wheat 301 ; corn 145 ; oats 14 ; rye 5; fjarlev 13. 11:30 a m Receipts of hogs 35,000: pens fill!, estimated on sale 76,000 ; prices 15 tc ■jfj ; ',w“r and market very unsatisfactory A few good tc choice heavy sold at $7 107# i |7.4i); light grades tb.25<t<6.76. The bulk 1 of hoes on hand wiil not nring $7. I 12:iu p. m.—Flour dull and unchanged ; ! shipping extra* f4.20.q4.65. Corn irregular and higher at 72*^72 g'c -eller the year; ! 72c for May, and nominally 72 for spot; I new No. 2,* 60* qfi, *c. \Vhisky quiet; held aßran quiet at sl6. I Ip m—Pork steady with large sales at $39.76 cash or seller the vear and f96.45i# 20 50 for February, l.ardirregularly active at 13 q c cash or seller the rear; 13.464*13 ;<c for February and 13.70 tor March. 1:20 p. m.—Wheat active and firmer at 90 \ q9lc cash or December, and 924J92!,' c 1 for January Com firm at 72 jc cash ; 72* r 4~2 \ selier the year, and 72c for May. f3an? firm at 52*c cash and seller the year, and !52 fat JajtxarT. Barley stronger at 13 27 for Januarr, and f 1.25 A cash or December. tlilwaakee Produce Board. Dee. 2. 10 a. m.—Wheat weak at 93c for fiard ; 92c for No.Jl ; <♦»\c for No. 2 cash and De cember, and >J9)iC lor January. Receipts 65,000 bushels: shipments )2,600. ( Pij« --Wheat quiet; No. 1 92c ;No 2 ‘■ft *c; December c; JaruaryOOs c ; No 1 hard 93e Barley, No. 2 1126 ; No i $1.06 New York Predace Board. Bee. 23. 1:30 r k.--Market for Soar uncharged Wheat dull at $1 Af*n i 1.12 and sll3. C>n quiet at 94c. Oat* f/*<y7!c —Gew. Garland of Arkansas offers sl,o*o reward for the capture of Smith who lately set up a claim to the gnber tutorial chair.