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fgf- THE MARKETS.
&>+' ^. Opening, Range and Close of Grain at Minneapolis, Chicago and '/"Duluth. [$..• Furnished by the Coe Commission Co: "h-i *-lJ ^OVEMEBR ISO! 2*4^4 CHICAGO. -W Open High 'Low Close 1' Dec, Wheat.....71J4 70« 11%-% May .v.,: 74)4 74% 74% N 1 N or he & 7 3 'J S4j?/ tl Wi-% Dec. Com.,.".... 585£ 59» 58« 59X-& May 60% 61& 60% 01% Dec. Oats 36% 37%, 86S£ 37%' May ...l 89% 30% 39 89%-K MINNEAPOLIS. Dec. Wheat 883£-% 69% 68& 69% -j May ...... 70% 71% DULTJTH. 1 TELEGRAPHIC MARKET LETTER Minneapolis, Ncmj. 4.—The wheat market opened strong onhigher calbles, small infirease in the visible, and large durances lor las t/week. There was fr&a covering by ^iort interests ad vancing the market, nearly 1 cent from yesterday's close Chicago was relatively much weaker, scoring an advance of %-%c only. Corn ruled very strong, advancing over, 1V-2 cents above yesterday's close. 'It is reported 'the Phillips crowd were heavy buyers all day. Oats were dull but strong in sym pathy with corn. The fact that wheait is being largely used for. feedingin the southwest, the continued large clear ances and the considerable short in tereelt still in the market, make a still further advance of wheat most prob ,able. Peavey "was reported a heavy buyer of December wheat today. Furnished by Coe Commission Co., First National Bank building, who have direct wires to Minneapolis, Duluth and Chicago. CLEW'S BEVIBW HENIRY CLEWS WEEKLY REYIEW OF AFFAIRS ON THE NEW YORK EXCHANGE. New York, Nov. 4.—Henry Clews weekly review says: On Ithe favorable side of the market we have the expected .end of theJNorth «rn Pajeiflte deadlock, which has proved such, an insuperable obstacle to. all speculative operations since last sum mer. Very likely its immediate effect •will bet fully discoumted* when the for mal announcement appears jr- still the general market will be distinctly re lieved by the removal of aivery threats ening element. Another encouraging feature is the satisfactory condition of general business. There are no signs yet of Teaotion, and the principal lines of trade arejenjoyihg another season of unexampled prosperity! This is true of "the enitiTe country except in the drouth district, where corn and cotton •were badly injured. The agricultural Interests of the country as a whole are prospea^usVt ^Iron has always been considered a good barometer of trade, and if this be true conditions must be satisfactory, for the great iron mills of the country we running to their full est capacity, with orders three and six months ahead at present high prices. Railroad earnings are excellent. The percentages of gain are not quite so large as last year but this Is not to be expected, and certainly cannot j)e con Strued as a bearish feature. Congress opens, in about .a monith, and the prospects are that we^ shall bave.lifctl© disturbing legislation. The nation is busy and contented and the party In power will be disposed to let Well enough alone and occupy itself .chiefly with international affairs, such it |js thelsthmian canal, Cuba, e^c. Upon ithfe questions of tariff, reciprocity, cur rency and trusts there may be some talk but little action. It is in periods of idleness and discontent that we look tor interference -with business at Washington. •_ The future otft&e market seems'some frhat confused! .' 'It is bright in sipots and clouded in. others, and seems likely: i&> continue irregular, until the leaders in the various deals who have stocks to £611 get ready to give prices another lift. There -will be plenty of money to invest this winter, and good securi- I^es are exceedingly scarce,ri&eent offer!cge being prortypftly takeiui This i('-ij? one of the most encouraging features ,'Af the entire situation. s£H THAT w^2 THROBBING HEADACHE. Would quickly le».ve you, if you used ijkingf* New Life Pills. Thousands sufferers have proved their njaSoh |esa. wterit for sick and nervous head ftc'hes, They make pure blood and $uil4 Dp your,liealtiiM|OnISr ooDits. Money back if not cured. Sold by W Apathy Prevails Among Voters in Ohio on the Eve of States Election There.. Letter from a Bulgarian Student Con tains Belief that Miss Stone Is Dead. Testimony Before the Schley Court of Inquiry is Closed and Argu ments Begun. Columbus, O., Nov.- 4.—The apathy that has prevailed during the present campaign continues to the eve of elec iion. The falling ofl of registration in larger cities, unusually indefinite in dicaitions of poll books and general lack of interest have put the leaders to guessing. .While the republicans are confident of winning they fear a small vote may greatly reduce the pluralities expected on the state (ticket and prob ably make the result in the legislature close on the joint ballot for senator. BELIEVES MISS STONE DEAD. Moston, Nov. 4.—The positive con viction that Miss Ellen M. Stone is diaad is contained in a letter just re ceived from Ivan RadulofC, a student, who was with the American missionary when captured by the brigands. SCHLEY COURT CLOSED. Washington, Nov. 4.—Taking of tes timony in the Schley court of inquiry closed just before the Tecess" for luncheon, Admiral Schley completing -theco- rreetion of his evidence. At 2:20 Mr. Hanna opened the argument for thedepartment. FOG IN LONDON] London, Nov. 4.—A fog of the pea soup variety has enveloped London and other parts of England for thirty-six hours with a pall" so dense that moiSt pusuits are. more or less discontinued and navigation at several ports is practically aA a standstill. BABY HAD A FAST R1DE.? Braddock Republican: Mrs. Paul Muench, of Williamspart, had an ex perience one day last week that was very trying to the nerves, and not soon to be forgoitten. She wanted to go to the potato patch to dig some potatoes, and ithe only mode of transportation then at hoanie was a supposed gentle pony and a atone-boait. Necessity is the mother of invention—'Mrs. Muench nailed a a box to the boat, place^l her baby in the box, hitched up the pony and Eitarted. All went well until the party started to enter a ravine, when the stone-boat ran easily, the single tre liit the pony's heels and trouble began. In lunging about the pony got awayf rom the lady and started across the prairie at a rate that un doubbfedly made Baby Muench think he was going to a fire. .1 The mother's anxiety as to the welfare of her little one can be beifcteir imagined than de scribed, and especially so after the rig and its precious load had gotten out of sight in the hills and ravines. The pony finally piulled up at the ranch of Levi Wright, and that gentleman eaugbt the animal." He found the baby right side up in the box and ap parently none the worse for its fast ride. Mr. Wright immediately re turned the youngster to its anxious mother.",.• ip«rt)pait'. of jESSward Cocker, who lived in' the reign of Charles II., is chiefly known to the present generation by the say ing in common use, "According to Cocker," "which moans in accordance with^ithmetlcal rules. -I saw the oth er day amid the treasures of a private collector a copy of the first edition of Cocker's immortal work on arithmetic, published by T. Passenger at the Three Bibles on London bridge. Only two or at most three, perfect copies are known to'the book collector. One is lit'the British museutn. This par ticular copy, its brown morocco piti fully faded, bears on its title page the inscription, "Cocker's Arithmetic^ Perused and Published by John Haw kins by the Author's Correct Copy." It contains what purports .to be a portrait of 'Ingenious Cocker." Ex perts, however, shake their heads over the authenticity of this work' of art. There are many engraved portraits of tbe epoch, bat there wfifi only one Cocker. The British museum copy has no portrait, and there is too much yea son td fear .that this embellishment was added by some. Ingenious, owner of an earlier century. Cocker died in 1675, This rare relic of the ^ast bears tfate 1QI8.—Scotsman. E I E W A LE. Many off the Tribune's subscribers are doubtless also subscribers to the Pioneer Press, and in calling attention to and coimplimieniting thait paper on the newspaper par excellence that they have been geltting out, we are but echo ing the opinion of every person who has had the pleasure or reading that very admirable sheet. Oif late the Pioneer Press has given more Epaice to thenews of the northwest and a greater space to sporting news, and has changed the make-up of the paper so as to tenable the reader to find at a* glance just ithe news he seeks. The brighltest and cleverest writers at the twin cfties are requisitioned to make a paper ithait will fairly bristle with niws noil-(partisan and complete. Edi torials that axe clean cut, broad and fair. Special stories and features that must appeal to and interest every person who reads them. In fact at every point the Pioneer Press is a news paper and one that all the northwest may well be proud of and submit in comparison with any paper published in any part otf this broad country. In addition to a most generous -and attractive display in black-and-white and colors otf fashions and millinery, the December Designer pays full hom age ito the Christinas season in its lit erature and illustrations. It contains two clever short stories, "Where the Chrisitmas Tree Grows Wild," by Har riet A. Nash, and "A Traveling Christ mas Tree," by S. E. Benet a Christ mas comedy, "Hands Up!" by William Lincoln Balch "Charities for Chil dren," by Walden Fawcett, and "Christinas Carols and Their Compos ers," #y Phebe W. Humphreys. M. G. Richardson tells those with slender purses how to make '"Sixty Presents for Five Dollars." and "Inexpensive Gifts for the Children to Make" are described and illustrated by L. 0. Lennart. The Engineering Magazine for No vember has for, its leading feature a very finely illustrated article by Philip Dawson on "English,-American, and Continental Steam Engineering." The subject matter is very important, in view of the rapid rise of competition and the internationalizing influence on practice exercised by ithe electric-trac tion power house. Mr. Dawson is thoroughly familiar with the best work do»e on both sides of tht Atlantic, and writes plainly, frankly, and fearlessly. He deals especially with British en gine-types, and will take up American and Continental practice in succeeding numbers. A specially interesting feature of the November number of Keith's Maga zine is an article on suburban homes, in which the writer says: "Another Teason why it is a solemn thing to build a house, is that it adds another, one to the community." "From Cave to Castle" is also continued. There is- illustrated a church which- can be built for five hundred dollars, a beau tiful Minneapolis home, 'several mod erate cost houses and an elegant ce mentine mansion with the usual de partments on the.decorating and fur nishing of a home. The leading article in the November Forum is a character sketch of the new president by A. Maurice Low. Among other things he notes that Mr. Roose velt, although the youngest president, has a more comprehensive and inti mate knowledge of the country than had any of his predecessors, and has also seen much of Europe. He is, again, the only president who served an apprenticeship in one of the great departments, and thus gained a knowl edge of the minutae of departmental affairs.,,, The editor of the Review oif Reviews, in "Progress of the World" for Novem ber, discusses President Roosevelt's principles of appointment, as related to his "Southern policy" ,., the tariff and Cuba the demand for publicity in •the management otf trusts tfce sblp subsidy scheme the Isthmian canal the Pan-American congress' at Mexico the New York' municipal election the various state campaigns other topics of the hour,! -Ki-JW-kr It is tfot often thait a magazine haa a contributor 101 years old. In The Outlook for November 2, the Story of the Battle of Lake Champlain is told by an eyewitness, Mr. Benajah Phelps, who reached the a«e of lOl years kufit March.'"'"! Advantage of Breeding in the Raiding of Horses on the Western Range Lands. Value of Good Stock, and Compara tive Cheapness of Cost in Rais ing Good Animals. The rapid increase of the cattle graz ing and feeding industry that extends throuhout nearly, if not quite all the slope country, seems to have given rise to a fear that the sources of winter forage will coon become seriously en croached upon if not entirely ex hausted. While the high values that have ob tained for the past half dozen years fciT all meat producing animals, coupled with the superior graziig and feeding facilities that prevail in the territory mentioned have combined to greatly stimulate the cattle and sheep grazing industries, and the numbers of such animals that are kept on our farms and ranches have increased about fifty fold during the past decade, there is still room for .many more. Still should we be confronted by siuch an contingency as is mentioned in •the opening paragraph, attention could and doubtless would be directed to the production of horses, which are said to require less range, for the rea son that they crop the grass much closer and eat with relish many kinds otf grasses that calttle will not touch. Then again, when it comes to winter feed, while calttle and sheep must be carefully housed and fed, when the ranges are covered with snow, mem bers of the genus equine will not only find their own forage by pawing away the snow, but will (thrive and grow fat on the grasses that have been cured after attaining maturity, and are thus much more nutritious than grass cut while green and cured for hay. 0-f course the succession otf the horse, car by the more modem electric trolley has closed the market of the small horse otf inferior quality but the light horse otf symmetrical conformation am stylish aotion, when properly broken and mannered, was never in more ac tive demand or of greater value than now. In fact quality is ithe great de cideratum in large or small horses, as in" any other commodity of commerce. In making a comparison in the mat ter otf cost of feed and care of the two kinds otf stock—-horses and caittle—it is found that a horse can be kept until a 5-year-old ait a somewhat less cost, than a steer at three years old. To be sure the^dam otf the horee has cost much more than that otf the steer, and 'the sire relatively still more but the product off the former will sell for nearly or quite double that of the lat ter. A veiry close observer in matters per taining to the production of horses in the northwest is authority for the state ment that during the past decade, dur ing the major portion of which the horse industry suffered from extensive depression in values, small interest has been taken in the selection of sires, particularly with respect to draft breeds, and mares have gone to the service of inferior sires. During the past four years this has not been due to any lack of awakening of interest in the business, but because the prices Of good sires have been thought to be too high by owners of brood mares, and would go lower. No greater mis take could possibly have been made. When the great depression in values ensued whfch followed the panic of '92, not only were many highly bred and promising colts that would have grown into sires of great value under other circumstances sacrificed to the sur geon's knife, but there was a cessation in breeding of this class of horses as well as all others. And notw that the interest in breeding is awakening the supply is nowhere near adequate to the demand. As instancing samething otf the value set upon good horses in a country where, c*wing to the high cost of food stuffs it only pays to produce the best, A quortat|^a i$ made from the Breeders' Gazettei "Shire horses are high in •price in Bn«landA^A month ago Mr. Fired Grip dispose! ~of his entire'stud at public amotion, with the result that the total offering .oS forty-five head made an average otf Jj®ro/^fMs in cluded stallions, mares, fllliesf colts and foals, nine of the last named young? aters maklfcg an average price of $450. The highest price paid for a mare was $4,375 for the champion mare South- Cha1ir wm -aw Charm, Souithgatie Charm's foal at foot, brought $1,800. The three-year-old stallion, Hendre Cham pion, by some considered the best horse otf his age and breed in Britain, brought the very handsome sum otf .$7, 750." While this is an experience re lated otf but one otf the draft breeds it iias been many times repeated with them all, and still bear no sensational character when 'compared to many sales otf light harness horses that have been made in this country. And while this country mugt still seek the material with which to im prove the blood of its breeding animals in foreign lands, the foreigner has learned to ccane here to get horses for commoner usies. Excerpts are made from a report by the agricultural de partment at Washington which show" that the value of the horses exported from the United States in 1S95 was $3, 500.000, which has gradually increased until a sum a little more than double that was reached in 1000. The tiurn bars exported has likewise increased from 25,120 in 1890 to 04,722 in 1000 The total for the five seasons is nearly a quarter of a million horses, and the aggregate price received around $27, 000,000. It is further predicted that when the figures otf 1901 shall have, been completed the total account of money received will reach $35,000,000. and the horses exported to over 300,000. head—all in six years. It should be borne in mind that foreigners will take only the best, and as their purchases will, for reasons that are obvious, have a great influence in fixing the standard of values as well as quality, great care should be exercised to produce none but 'the best. And this can only be done by the selection of well bred sires of good quality, and the exercise of care and judgment in rearing the projeny. RAILWAY RUMBLES, Our miles of railroad track exceed by more than 10,000 all the tracks of Eu rope. The Dominion of Canada has granted $88,884,557 and 39,725,130 acres of land to railways. More than 45,000,000 passengers a year go through the North Union and South Union stations in Boston. In most European railways the prin cipal difference between second class and first class lies in the color of the seat cushions, first class being usually red. second class gray. The average cost of the body of a modern long electric car is $2,000. the average price of a set of double trucks for such a car is $600, and the average cost of the motor is $1,500, making the total cost of the car $4,100. Some of the* Austrian railways have followed the German custom of selling numbered seats in the cars of fast trains, both first and second class. An extra charge of from about 25 to 50 cents is made for these seats, according to distance. The other day, just as a train was about to leave Kutas, in Hungary, for Palfalva, an official appeared and put seals on the wheels of the engine. The passengers had to get off and walk. The company was 296 crowns in ar rears in payment of taxes. Next day the taxes were paid, and the train pro ceeded. DWARFING AN OAK TREE. Tbe Japanese Trick by Which It la Acconip) iiilied. The Chabo Hiba, a dwarf Japanese pine tree, was recently sold for $1,200. It is six feet high and alleged to be 850 years old. It has long been supposed that the process by which Japanese gardeners succeeded in dwarfing forest trees was a long and costly one. It is now said that it is a simple process and .that any one can do the trick. The fol lowing directions are given for produo ing a miniature oak tree: Take an orange and scoop out tlx? pulp. Fill the interior with a rich moid and plant an acorn in the center of it, leaving the hole in the rind for it to sprout through. Put it in a sunny place and water it frequently. Soon after the first shoots have appeared the ro:ts begin to break through the orange skin. Take a sharp knife and shave these off carefully and keep them shaved. The tree will grow about five or six inches high and then stop. In a year it will be a perfect miniature oak. When the roots cease to grow, the orange shin should be varnished over and imbed ded in a flowerpot. The Japanese dwarf all kinds of trees and make them live to a great age. Some of these dwarfs, like the Chabo Hiba, are well known, and their own ers have documentary evidence attest ing their great age. The older they are the more valuable, of course,: the} 1 are. in Japan certain families follow the calling, trade art, or what yon will, of growing dwarf trees from genera tion to generation and you can buy a miniature-oak 600 years old tram a de scendant of the man who first planted tbe acorn. Mot only forest txees, but froit trees and flowering shruba, are durfusfcid tjivqex guteaaeib Methodist Church Has NarrOw Es cape from Destruction by Fire Sunday Afternoon. Fire From an Overheated^' Fnrna£& Burns Joists and Flooring and, Threatens Buildings "smSI Prompt and. Efficient Work by the Fire Department Prevents Des truction of Church. The Methodist church, at the corner ctf Fourth, and Thayer Streets, had a' narrow escape from destruction by fire Sunday afternoon. In the high wind that was blowing during 'the afternoon,, fire caught froan the furnace in the joists beneath the .flooring, and for scone time the fire department was baffled in its efforts to reach the fire. Before 'the fire was discovered, the basement and 'the interior of the church were so filled with smoke that it was impossible to enter either pant of the church. Smoke rolled forth in clouds from the basement, «nd drifted: through the side walls and roof of the building. The fire being in the base ment and all the doors and windows of the building beiag closed, the fire ob tained no draft, and for some time the woodwork smouldered without burst ing into flame, and no evidence otf the fire was visible except the smoke which rolled out in great clouds. Thte fire department responded promptly to the alarm, and did gallant service in confining the flames to the joists and timbers oif the flooring. When it was found impossible to enter the building, the fire was fought from the front and back entrances to the basement. Two streams of water were used, and the fire in the basement was literally drowned out. J. P. Jackson, entered the church from the back door, crawled about half way to the front of the church, saw that there was no fire in the interior otf the church, and the doors were opened to clear the smoke from the interior otf the church edifice. This being done, shut-off nozzles were taken into the church and the remain ing fire was soon extinguished by stream of water poured through the registers in the floor. The fire was fought scientifically and carefully, with the result that when it was ex tinguished, there was little damage to the furnishings in the church from water, and except for the carpet, which was water soaked in the vicinity of the registers, little of the furniture was damaged. It is supposed the fire originated from the furnaces. The last services at the church were completed at a little before 2 o'clock, and the fire was dis covered less than an hour later. The intense draft given the furnaces by the high wind, is supposed to have overheated the pipes and fired the ad jacent woodwork. The Methodist church is one of the large church edifices otf the city. The interior was recently refurnished and refitted, new steel ceiling put in place and other improvements made. There will probably be some damage to the decorations from the smoke, but other wise the damage in the interior of the church is fortunately light. The building is insured for $1,500, whicb will cover al^the damage, the prin cipal otf which is to the floor and floor joists which will have to be relaid in some places. The basement was halif full otf water when the firs was extin-, guished and the coal and wood stores there was afloat TO THE PUBLIC. Allow me to say a few words in praise of Chamberlain's Cough Retn^ edy. I had a very severe cough and cold and feared I would get pneumonia but after taking tbe second dose of this medicine I feit better, three bot tles of it cured my cold and tbe pains in my chest disappeared entirely. I aim most respectfully yours for health, RALPH S. MEYERS, 64 Thirty-sev-i enth street, Wheeling, W, Va. Forf sale by Beardsley & Finney. r. When you feel that life is faeirdly -, worth tbe candle take a dose of ass Gham: berIain's Stomach and Liver Tabtetft? They will cleanse your stomach, toQe UP your liver and. regulate your bowete making you feel litoe a mm man, Jteir sale by Beardsley & Finna?y.. 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