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Prices Fluctuate and Market
Becomes Weak After Firm
Opening
DULLNESS IN CORN MARKET
Weakness in Wheat Ono of the Influ
pa*
:s^j ences Extreme Dullness in Oats—
vfesfj Decline in Hogs Causes Weakness in
•i'i Provisions—Range of Prices on Chi-
cago Market.
Chicago. April 3.—There was only
moderate trade in wheat at the start
today. The market opened tirm on th
advance at Liverpool, bu: weakened on
.selling brought out by reports of rain
Cor Kansas. May opened at 93% to
#3&, and sold at 92T's- Minneapolis,
Dululh and Chicago receipts were £14
cars.
The market continued weak, May
closing lower at 9-%.
Corn.
Corn was dull. Easy Improvement
In grading of receipts and weakness
wheat, were the principal influences,
,11 ay opened at tie*® to 6(1% and sold to
£5?«(g)66. Receipts were 1S8 cars.
The market showed no rallying pow
«r. May closed unchanged at 66%. ,i
Cats.
Oats were very dull, 'but steady. May
opened at 53"^ and sold at 53%. Re-:
celpts were 169 cars.
Provisions.
The decline in the price of hogs
caused a weakness in provisions.
C*
Chicago Grain.
Chicago, April S.
5i5»Wheat—No. 2 red 94%#96 No. 3 red
~92%@95^ No. 2 hard 94%@1.00%
No. 3 hard, 90% @1.00. May opened at
93%@93^ highest, 93%: lowest, 92%
closing, 92% July, 88%.
Corn—No. 3, 62% @63 No. 3 white,
63: No. 3 yellow, [email protected]%. May op
ened at 66%@66% highest, 66% low
est, 65% closing, 66% July, 66%@
64.
Oats—No. 3 white 52% #54. May op
ened at 53% highest. 53% lowest,
53% closing, 53% July, old, 47.
a
if1 ». Chicago, April ?.
Pork—May, 13.25.
Lard—May, 8.30.
-*Bibs—May, 7.07%@7.10.
S» t*»Hye—Cash, 77.
bo/* Barley—71
@84.
^''Timothy—April $4.65.
TO.SiClover—Cash. $23.
& 'v"Butter—Steady creameries, 22(fj)29
cairies. [email protected]
Eggs-—Steady 14.
Poultry—Firm: turkey.'?, 14 chick
ens, 13% springs, 13%.
a
& Chicago, April S.
fJ'TTimothv choice—$15.50 tfi) 16.50.
No 1—[email protected]
and No. 1 mixed—$11 @12.
•as,* and No. 2 mixed—$9ff!10.50.
Piaitie—Iowa, Minnesota, Dakota
end Nebraska, choice—$10.
No. 1—[email protected]
'-Lower grades—[email protected]
Packing hay—[email protected]"0.
Straw rye—[email protected]
Oat—$6pG..".0.
^g^jWhoat—$6.
Range of Prices.
The following range oif prices are
furnished by A. J. Clark. broker,
member Chicago board of trade, room
8. Tremont block.
Wheat—
May
July
Sept
(A
(b
I
I
93%I 93%j 9£%| 92%| 93%
89 89 8Si%j 88%| S8%
86%i 8694| 86%j 86%| 86%
I
Corn— I
May 66%| 66%| 6!i%| 66%! 66%
July 6.4%j. 64%| C!!%j 63%| 64%
Sept 63%| 63% 62%| 63 63%
Oats— I
May R3%! 53%! 58%| 53%| 53%
July 47% 47%| 4t:%| 47 47%
Sept 1 38%! 38%| 3"%| 37%| 38%
Pork— 1
May [13.40|13.47)13.12:13.25113.50
July !13.S0'13.85)13.50jl3.60il3.87
Sept. .... .|14.20|14.25|13.97il3.97|14.27
Lard— 1 1 1 1 1
May S--5! 8.351 8 20 8.30) 8 42
July .) 8.60 8.60 8 4oi 8.521 8 67
Sept 1 8.1 11 S.SO S 60, S.70 8 80
Ribs- 1 1 1 1
May .[ 7.17! 7.17| 7 051 7.07) 7 22
July .1 7.47' 7.501 351 7.401 7 55
Sept .1 7.72! 7.72, 7 50 7.65| 7 80
Peoria Grain.
Peoria.. April 3.
-No. 3, 63.
Corn-
1
Kansas City Grain.
Kansas C:ty, April 3.
Wheat—May, 89% No. 2 hard, [email protected]
96.
Corn—May, 59%: No. 2 mixed, 60%.
Oats—No. 2 white, 50%@52.
New York Produce.
New York. April 3.
.Butter—Strong: receipts, 2,052:
creamery specials. 30% extras. 30
third to first, [email protected] common to spec
ial, 16 @25%.
Eggs—Firmer receipts, 16,872 firsts
@15%.
Poultry—Alive, steady: fowls, 14%
'.turkeys, 14. Dressed, easy turkeys, 12
@17 fowls. 12(^14%.
Liverpool Grain.
Liverpool. April 3.
Wheat—Quiet spot, 7s Id: May. 7s.
Corn—Firm spot, 5s 5lji7d May.
6s 5%d.
The Money Market.
New
..v.. York, April 3.—Close, prime
mercai»tile. 5Wr%. sterling, firm. 4.X6.50
ft 4.86.55 oil demand: 4.84.25tfi/4.S4.30
liy&ai sixty days.
lit*.
fiar-j New York Exchange.
Chion*o. April 3.- NV.u- York
change was at 30&10 premium.
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BACK TO KNOXVILLE.
Officers Notified of Charles Delay's
Relapse—Other Grinnell News.
Special to Times-Kcpublican.
Grinnell, April 3—Charles Delay, who
is said to have spent a term at Knox
ville, and to have been out on parole
or to have taken French leave of the
institution some time ago, lapsed again
into his old habits and became unbear
able in the community, and the officers
from the institution having been no
tified of his release, came yesterday
and took him back with them lor a
further attempt at cure.
At the mid-week meeting of the
Congregational church last, evening,
liev. 11. N. Dasconib, the pastor. Pro
fessor Charles Noble and Rev. I J. t*.
Breed, were made a committee to con
fer with like committees from the oth
er churches, on the proposition to se
cure the services of the noted English
evangelist, Dawson, for a series of
meetings in this city some time next
year. The other evangelistic churches
had the same matter under considera
tion. The trustees and the advisory
board were instructed to meet aiul con
fer on the plan of hiring Rev. Dungan,
of Fail-mount, Minn., to act for this
church in the capacity of assistant pas
tor and director of music, at a salary
of $1,100, the trustees having advised
.adversely because of lack of funds in
sight.
The recent troubles at Searsboro,
which involve Station Agent .T. L.
Butts, and Kd Patty and his son Frank,
seem likely to be aired in the Justice
court of Grinnell. Constable Henry Hill
having been called upon to serve a
warrant, in the case citing all the par
ties to appear before Justice S. H.
Crosby' on the charge of a.n attempt to
commit murder. Bonds were fixed at
$500.
The Morrison-Ricker Manufacturing
Company have plans looking to the in
stalling of the first automatic sprink
ling protection that will come to the
city. The. companies putting In these
devices require a double water sup
ply that will necessitate the building
of a tank on the roof of the factory
or adjacent to it, with a. capacity of
of 15,000 gallons in addition to the
regular supply from the city mains. In
the case of the Spaulding pla.nt. a lank
of 40,000 gallons capacity is called for.
The Spaulding factory owners are con
sidering the plan very favorably, but
have not yet. determined upon the spec
ial style of sprinkler, nor upon the
exact time for installing it.
Iowa college people and others in
terested in athletics, are feeling the
loss of Carl Klein from the base ball
team and other athletic events of the
opening season. He has been called
to Kenesaw, N. D„ by the illness of his
brother-in-law, but hopes to be back
in college again the coming fall.
J. H. McMurray, Sr.. reports a very
pleasant trip and visit in the south
west, where he and' Mrs. Murray have
been for most of the past winter.
L. W. Skeels, who has passe*! his
90th birthday, and who has been quite
feeble for most of the winter, is now
reported to be gaining in strength and
hopes to be able to be out again as
soon as the weather becomes warm.
W. E. Johnson, whose name 'has been
in these columns several times in con
nection with the poisoning and robbery
oT B. F. Henry, from the soldiers'
home at Marshalltown. has jJleaded
guilty to mixing poison
'With
drink
and will be sentenced to the peniten
tiary tomorrow.
Announcement Is made of the form
ation of a new partnership, including
J. F. Wilson, and F. P. Marvin. In the
business of fire insurance. Mr. Marvin
is somewhat new to the insurance bus
iness, but Mr. Wilson 1-s one of the vet
erans of the city in that line.
Bargain Rates.
(Youth's Companion.)
In Mrs. Lapham's family circle her
powers of reasoning were accounted
most remarkable and convincing. Out
side of the family, her ability to con
vince was not so marked.
"See here," she said, without releas
ing the 40-cent piece for which the
conductor of the trolley car had gono
to her side. "I've only brought Willie
with me. He's 8. so I've got to pay his
fare. I've left Myra. that 4, and Ned
dy, that's 2. at home. Now. you would
n't have charged me for them, would
you
"No. madam," said the conductor,
"Your fare, please."
"Well, they'd have taken one seat."
persisted Mrs. Lapham, still retaining
her bold on the 10-cent piece, "t
couldn't have held 'em both. I thought
of bringing them, only 'twas too far.
Now. why can't you take off something
from Willy under the circumstances?"
^'7 Sidestepping Both.
"Senator." said his private secre
tary. "here's a letter fron the editor of
the Skedunk Bugle, wl^o wants to know
how you stand on the question* of re
pealing the infamous .ariff on wood
pulp."
"Tell him." said Senator Ptrimmer,
"that
"But here's one from a paper man
ufacturer who writes to ask you if you
are going to allow the senseless clamor
of irresponsible newspaper men to in
fluence you against the great principle
of protection to home industries and
cause you to vote for the
that most righteous e.nd
tariff on wood pulp."
"H'm!" mused the eminent states
man. "William, send the editor's let
ter to the paper manufacturer and the
paper manufacturer's le:.ter to the ed
itor. and explain to each. In strict con
fidence. that a public imn who Is try
ing to serve bis country has to stand
this sort of rot from ignorant or preju
diced constituents who seek to dissuade
him from the faithful performance of
his sworn duty—b'gosli."
repeal of
necessary
A Viper in the Stomach
is dyspepsia complicated with liver and
kidney troubles. Electric Bitters help
all such cases or no pay. 50c. Mc
Bride & Will Drug Co.
Nothing Solid.
They met at the lunch counter.
The girl with the fluffy hair had or
dered ice cream, cake, chocolate pud
ding. and cream puffs.
"For the land's sake. Belle!" ex
claimed the girl with the picture hat.
"How can you get away with all thai
stuff?"
"I'm dieting." free/.inglv answered
•be girl with the flutYv hair.
Dynamite
Li^iit Run of .Poor Butcher
fctutt Has Tendency to Main­
tain Trices
HOGS DECLINE 10 TO 15 CENTS
Scalpers Do IVIost of Buying But in­
quiry from Other Sources Aids Mar­
ket Late in Day,Close Being a Shade
Higher Quotations at Livestock
Centers.
Chieagi.
but few-
April 3.—Cattle—There were
animals of quality on sale
today, most of ilie light run being
made up of poor butcher stuff. Yes
terday's better tone prevailed and
prices closed nominally strong.
It is expected that the recent break
will check the movement and insure
lighter receipts next week. The trou
ble tills week has been that too many
people have tried to take down the
high prices of last week, only to litul
tlieni elusive. It is such rushes that
invariably demoralize a high level mar
ket. The feat of preventing further
slumps is up to the shipper. The visr
ible supply of -cattle for the next sixty
days is not excessive and ought, at
least, to hold the market where it Is
marketed conservatively, but the pur
chasing capacity of the meat eating
public is not equal to that of the high
period of 1902, when industrial and
commercial conditions were radically
different.
The average weight of cattle re
ceived aL Chicago in March was 1020
lbs, against 1069 in1 February and 10t2
in -March, 1907.
Hogs.
The first sales were almost entirely
to scalpers at 10fil5c decline, but
some inquiry from oLher sources de
veloped later and the close was strong
to a shade higher than early transac
tions.
The break Wednesday Is generally
regarded as a freak. From all that can
be learned it has not disturbed coun
try confidence in the least, and pack
ers will need to make a further dem
onstration of their ability as bears to
start a run such as would conic If the
grower expected .permanently lower
prices.
The March average weight of hogs
received at Chicago was 212 lbs., the
same as In February. In March, 1907,
the average was 22S lbs.
Altho provision stocks are much
heavier than a year ago, the fact must
not be overlooked that the accumula
tion was then light, the crop having
been held back to nurse the market.
Conditions this year have been re*
versed and the pack was put up earlier.
Sheep.
Sheep were steady on light trading.
More sheep have been sent in this
week than for a month past for the
reason that they were selling unus
ually high. This lias caused a sharp
drop in values, $6.60 being about the
limit for the choicest shorn wethers
under present conditions. The ^heep
deal has been hurt, because exporters
have cleaned up their steamer space
and are no longer forced to buy re
gardless of price to fill It.
The average weight of sheep re
ceived at Chicago last week was S6
lhs. against 84 in .February and 86 in
March, 190".
Chicago Livestock.
Chicago. April 3.
Cattle—Kstimated receipts for today
2,000 steady beeves, [email protected] cows
and heifers. [email protected] westerners,
[email protected] stockers and feeders, [email protected]
5.::o.
Hogs—Estimated receipts for today,
16,000 generally 10c lower: light. 5.75
@6.15 mixed. [email protected] heavy, 5.70
@6.20 rough, [email protected] bulk of sales,
6.00 @6.10.
Sheep—Estimated receipts for today,
5,000 weak [email protected] lambs, [email protected]
7.85 yearlings, [email protected]
THE DAY BEFORE.
(For Comparison.)
Chicago, April 2.
Cattle—Estimated receipts for today,
6,000 steady beeves, [email protected] cows
and heifers, [email protected]/6.10 stockers and
feeders, [email protected] westerners, [email protected]
5.50.
Hogs—Estimated receipts for today,
17,000 10c higher: light, 5,[email protected]
mixed, [email protected]: heavy, [email protected]
rough, [email protected] bulk of sales, 6.10
6.20.
Sheep—Estimated receipts for today,
10,000: weak to 10c lower [email protected]
lambs. [email protected]!)0 yearlings, [email protected]
Representative Hog Sales.
Below are given a i'ew of the repre
sentative hog sales:
Average, Prl
ee
04 mixed and butchers... 2 IP, 5 80
."ill mixed and butchers... 2::i 5 90
70 111 iNed and butchers... 224 6 05
G" mixed and butchers... 240 6 15
«'J good heavies 264 0 75
67 good heavies 27ti 5 95
71 good heavies 2 its li 0:.
!9 good heavies 283 6 20
4.S rough heavies ::r.9 5 70
•7 rough heavies !2 0 75
60 rough heavies .US 5 80
73 rough heavies 286 5 90
!0 3 51 5 70
7H light hogs 164 5 95
1 light hogs 197 6 00
light hogs 180 6 10
Representative Cattle Sales
Below are given a few of the repre-
sentative cattle sales:
III
Wrecks Buildings
as eous'hs and colds
'lire them quick
as completely
wreck lungs.
Tlr. Km"'.- N«w Ilsci .very.
#1.00. .M(i:riil. & Will Drug
with
and
.Mii
Co.
Av. Prlca
28 steers 3015 4 80
22 steers IOG:: 5 00
20 steers 1094 5 25
25 steers 1187 5 45
24 steers 1124 5 80
21 steers 1160 5 95
IN) steers 1204 6 10
20 steels 122S 6 40
17 steers 12S2 fi 75
Stf :I S 90
IS stei-rs 7 ::41 7 10
steers 1420 15
Stocket*s and Feeders.
T.lgbt and medium stockers are off
lOfii lr.c t.ir the week, in sympathy
(with tat cattle, but strong-weight feed
ers selling at J4.rr or better have lost
nothing, on these it is an active and
-icady market, with supply, as usual,
iiiieuuiil In demand, but otherwise ilif
trade is slow, country buyers being
#3-* C--
scarce, and light Blockers sluggish,
Hulk of busmoss was done at.
Buyers claimed that, on such cattle
they could detect liul little dlftereiue,
compared with trade earlier in the
week. The tendency, however, is
downward on all but the best.
Milkers and Springers.
Choice, tresh milkers and forward
springers have been scarce till week,
and are steady, the $4Otf|.,60 delegation
having held its own. Low-grade cows
are off. In sympathy with the I at cat
tle market. The range is $20(f(.t0, anil
there is a lot ol medium stuff coining
that sells at $:t5ftr4r.. Kastern demand
is exclusively tor lorward springers
and Mesh cows with weight.
Kansas Citv Live Stock.
Kansas City, April ".
Cattle—Estimated receipts for today,
2.000 steady native steers, 5.25(i|,fl.!i0.
southern steers. 4.75(ii 6.50. western
steers, 4.75fsU(i.75 cows and heifers,
:t.00fti6.40 stockers and feeders, 3.50®
5.60.
flogs—Estimated receipts for todat,
S.OOti steady 10c lower heavy, 5.85
(i/tl.00 packers and butchers, [email protected]
5.95 lights, 5.70 fy: 5.85.
Sheep—Kstimated receipts for today.
2,000 steady [email protected] lambs, U.50!i?
7.:i().
Cmaha Live Stock.
Omaha, April 3.
Cattle—Estimated receipts for today,
600: steady to strong native
5.00Ui 6.85 cows and heifers,
5.75 western steers. 3.50"6.00
ers and feeders, [email protected]:{.'i.
Sympathy.
"It's a serious thing, Vi'rena." sigh
ed Mrs. Upmore, "to be the wife of a
man who holds a public office. It de
mands «o much of his time, and keeps
him a\yay from his home."
"I know just how you feel, ma'am."
said the elderly domestic. "My first
husband was the grand imperial out
side guard of the Amalgamated and
Solidified Order of Fuzzy Guzzies, and
sometimes he was thart busy tryin' to
remember the signs and grips that I
couldn't get a word out of him all day
long."
MARKET DAYSALE
Another Sale will be Held
Friday, April 10. 1908
JOHN HERBERT & SONS
FEED BARN
North Center Street,
Bring in your Horses. Mules. Cows,
and anything you want to sell.
REMEMBER THE DATE
A. J. CLARK
BROKER
GRAIN, STOCKS AND COTTON.
Member Chicago Board of Trade.
WARE AND LELAND
Chicago and New York
CORRESPONDENTS.
Cash correspondent for W. L. Greene
Commission Co., St. Louis Brodnax &
McLiney, Kansas City Ware & Leland,
Chicago. Get our bids before selling.
Ask for our daily market letter.
Both 'Phones 165.
Office Room 8 Tremont Block.
For S le at a rgain
If you want a home right, we can fix
you out. Three properties that we wish
to sell before April 1st, will take va
cant lot. or horse and buggy, or piano,
as part payment on one of ihese prop
erties. Time glveji on part of balance.
We wish several good properties to
rent, as we can put in good renters.
Three acres, with good, small house.
See lis about this.
We have some good propositions In
South Dakota, also in .Minnesota and
Montana. We inako all kinds of ex
changes. See us lor uuvihiug ill liie
•al estate line.
J. C. HOLLINGSWORTH &
Over 108 East Main St.,
CO.
Marshalltown, Iowa.
"SIBMPt
TOarshaTItffwn foxtrt ^pril 190 S
steers.
3.25
stock-
Hogs—Estimated receipts for today,
4,900: 10c lower heavy, 5.65fi/55.75:
mixed, 5.ti0((i 5.70 light, 5.55^(5.70.
Sheep—Kstimated receipts for today,
1.300 steady [email protected] lambs. 7.00#
8.10.
St. Louis Livestock.
St. Louis, April 3.
Cattle—Estimated receipts for today.
1.000 steady: steers, [email protected] stoek
ers and feeders, 004i 5.25 cows and
heifers, [email protected]
Hogs—T-Ntimated receipts for today,
8.000: 10?c 15c lower: pigs and lights,
4.00tfi 5.90: packers, [email protected])5.90 butch
ers and best heavy, [email protected]
Sheep—Kstimated receipts for today.
200 steady [email protected] lambs, 4.50®
7.60.
LOCAL LIVESTOCK MARKET.
Prices Paid for Cattle, Hoijs and Sheep
on Local Market.'
Br.ittain & Co. are ,pa ing the fol
lowing prices today for cattle, hogs and
sheep delivered at the yards or bought
by their country buyers:
Cattle.
Corn Fed 'Steers—[email protected]5.50.
Medium Steers—[email protected]
Cows and Heifers—[email protected]
Veal calves, 150 to 200 pounds—3.50
4.00.
Hogs.
All hogs over 200 pounds—5.65.
(Pigs, 160 to 200 pounds—5.50.
Pigs, 140 to 160—5.30.
Pigs, 100 to 140—[email protected]
Sheep.
L.ambs—[email protected]
Sheep—3.00(?| 4.00.
Chicago Man Tells Senate Com­
mittee Six Men Control Bus­
iness of West
FEDERAL AID IS URGED
Alleged Jugglery in Elevators Offered
as Plea for Inauguration of Inspec­
tion System—Witness Calls Trading
a Pawnbroker's Game—Gambling the
Life of Trade.
Washington, April 3.—S. If. Oreole.V,
a. commission merchant, of Chicago,
who says that he has been for twenty
seven years a member of the. board
of trade of Chicago, gave 'the, sc.nute
committee on agriculture an hour of
the liveliest kind of testimony iri favor
of the McCuni'ber grain inspection
bill.
Mr. Greeley is at the head of a con
tingent of formers who came to favor
the adoption of the Aid'umber meas
ure on the ground that slate inspec
tion and every other system ol' in
spection of grain heretofore tried has
been a failure.
The remarks of Mr. Greeley made
considerable impression on the mem
bers of the agricultural committee, and
he was constantly interrupted and
asked to explain many phases of grain
dealing as carried on in Chicago.
Mr. Greeley asserted that the pub
lic warehouse receipts of the city of
'liicago are a joke, ami that
nobody
places any reliance upon them when
purchasing grain.
He maintained that three-fourths of
the grain storage capacity of Chicago
is under the control of six linns, and
named the following:
Peave.v Grain company. Central Ele
vator company. Calumet company,
South Chicago Elevatvr company. Ar
mour Grain company and Kosenbaum
Grain company.
Six Men "Own"' Chicago Trade
"Tills crowd has managed to get
control of the entire public elevator
service of Chicago," said Mr. Greeley,
"and they are manipulating this ad
vantage for their own gain, and not in
the interest of th? public."
He then proceeded to explain the
system. Which' he termed showed up
the 'inefficiency of state grain inspec
tion, and which gave to the farmer
the smallest price tht could possibly
be given him for his grain.
This system, lie said, consisted of a
series of deferred deliveries, and the
doctoring of grain shipments in such
a manner that when the persons .pur
chasing grain for future delivery came
to inspect their purchases at delivery
(time, they found themselves coming
into possession of such an inferior
quality of grain that they refused con
signment and sold the delivery to
some one else.
This, he said, resulted in keeping
the price down.
Mr. Greeley said that the system of
doctoring or "plugging" grain was be
ing followed In Chicago every day. and
that It was worked for the purpose
of keeping the price at a low level a
long as there was any grain to be
bought by the six concerns, which, he
said, controlled the industry in Chica
go.
As proof of this assertion he read the
Saturday, April 4th, 1908
EGGS Fop Hatching
Barred Plymouth RocK
FROM BOTH PULLET AND COCKEREL MATING. PRIZE WIN
NERS AT THE COUNTY FAIR AND AT THE LEGRAND POUL
TRY SHOW. $1.50 FOR 15 EGGS $8 FOR 100.
ONE SHORT HORN BULL. ALSO FULL LINE OF FIRE AND
LIFE INSURANCE. F.H.HOUGHTON, Marshalltown, Iowa.
A FULL LINE OF FIRE, LIGHTNING AND TORNADO AND
LIFE INSURANCE.
20 HEAD OF POLAND CHINA, CHESTER WHITE AND DUROC
JERSEY BOARS OF SERVICEABLE AGE, FOR SALE. PRICE
RIGHT.
S E N IN O O E E A O A I S A S S S E
LAND PONY.
BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCK EGGS FOR SALE.
Ice For Sale!
for immediate or future delivery.
C.
report of a committee appointed by
the board of directors of the Chicago
Hoard of Trade, to investigate certain
statements concerning the opera lions
of the J. llosenbau li company in 1905.
Tills committee, according to the re
port, found 125 cars of "plugged"
wheat which had b.eii loaded trom the
Irondale elevator In such manner that
many bushels of screenings were con
cealed beneath good wheat. Nearly the
whole, consignment of 125 cars was
passed by the inspectors as No. 2 red.
An investigation j| tins case resulted
in the discharge ot two emplojes.
which Mr. Greeley said were merely
scapegoats, llo asserted that, the oni
ploves of the elevators at Chicago in
general knew of tile custom of plug
ging cars and cargoes of wheat v\ith
Inferior gram and screenings.
"Inasmuch as lh^ price ot gram to
the
farmer Invariablv is
ing to tlnj speculative demand." -said
Mr. Greeley, "the system of public
warehousemen in maintaining an infer
ior (|tialit.v of grain for the edification
of those who bought on a future deliv
ery basis resulted I keeping the price
of grain down, and It has been kept
down for years.
Calls it Pawnbrokers' Game.
"The panic of IS:Ki at Chicago was
created by this ring. It is a pawnbrok
ers' game, and the system has as its
ally the grain inspection service of the
state.
"Ever since 1890 that service has
been unreliable. There is not a man
who will buy grain on a public ware
house receipt. He riust see the grain.
It is a fact generall.v known that every
commission merchant maintains his
private inspector and persons" who
watch each shipmei t."
To prevent the evil of which he
complains, Mr. Greeley said it was the
duty of tile state of Illinois to see that
grain in public warehouses was so
mixed that tiie average quality of it
should be fair and not to allow half a
do/.en concerns to manipulate the price
of grain by maintaining an inferior
quality for exhibition to those who
have made purchases of grain for fu
ture delivery, and :hus scuring tiieni
into sacrificing their allotments.
He said that, the 05.000 farmers with
whom he had talked, and whom be bad
addressed in the west at their various
Institutes, were in favor of a federal
inspection law, mainly because the
state law has been failure.
Senfttor Uolllver tried to get Mr.
Greeley to agree with him that the
whole cause of dissatisfaction among
farmers is the systtm of gambling in
food product purchases and sales, in
stead of buying and selling them out
right.
Mr. Greeley took issue with Senator
Dolliver on this score and said:
"No. we do not want to do away
with the gambling. It is that feature
which gives life to the business. What
we want, however, is honest inspec
tion and the cessation of the frauds
that are now being perpetrated on
wheat producers by public warehouse
men."
The committee on agriculture dur
ing the day listened to the remarks of
a number of grain growers of the
middle west who favored the McCum
ber measure.
FOR SALE!
I have the cheapest and best im
proved 160 acres in Iowa, 12 buildings,
plenty of good winter apple trees, fruit
of all kinds, all good, level land, good
soil, no waste land.
I have a party that has over $9,000
in good paper, well secured, will trade
for a good 80. 120 or a 160 acre farm
near Marshalltown, will pay the bal
ance in cash. I have western im
proved and unimproved land to trade
for city property. W. B. Horriman,
Room 13 Woodbury Building, Marshall
town, Iowa.
•US 500.' 1
Horses
W anted!
Will be at Stouffer Bros.
Barn, Marshalltown, la.,
Saturday, April 4th,
To Buy All Classes of Horses
From the smallest to the largest. Don't be afraid
to bring in your Good Horses. We will pay the
Highest Market Price for them, will buy anything
ttiat is fat. Slight blemishes no objection,.
E. H. SCHLOEMAN,
J. SHAMES.
Will be here Rain or Shine
F. G. HOUGHTON, Albion, Iowa.
First-class ice in car
load lots for sale,either
Marshall Ice Co.
Marshalltown.
WANTED
Wanted—Paper to hang, No. 4 West
Nevada street. J. 11. Alexander.
Wanted
Position
care T.-
Address It-.'i,
Wanted—
made
accord­
Wanted—A good looking young lady
for a vaudeville act. Must be good
singer. Good amateur will do. Send
photos, will return same. Frank 'A.
Coburn. Gen. Del.. Cedar lta:pids, la.
Wanted At Stoddart hotel
room girls and extra girl.
FOR 8ALE
For Sale—All kinds of paper flowers.
510 South Second street. Old phone
608-J.
For Sale-
-Gentleman's
very little.
I cycle, used
Church.
For Sale Eggs from Blanchard
strain White Leghorn chickens. 75
cents setting. Pekin duck eggs 50
cents setting. Toulous.se geese eggs $1
per setting. L. H. Will, 1806 West Main
street, new phone 384.
For Sale Elegant $4,600 stock of
shoes and fixtures. Best location in
the city. Lease has expired, can be
renewed. No trades. A snap for cash.
Iblings & Co.. Waterloo, Iowa.
For Sale Second-hand automobiles.
One model F, single sylinder
new power plant in same
model 24 Rambler 4-cylinder touring
car. Shipped from factory Aug. 1, 1907,
$1,350. One model 2-eylinder Ramb
ler, solid tires, $510. All of these cars
seat 5 persons. Alodel has detach
able tonneau. Eldridge-Beebe Auto Co.
For
ONE CENT A WORD.
dry cord wood, at the
Wanted-—•*(Jood
Stanila.nl
Hakery, 1)0 West Main.
as housekeeper.
It.
Wanted—Middle aged laclv as house
keeper two in family. Call at 306
West Stale street, for further particu
lars.
•To buv. pony buggy,
care this office.
dress X-2,
A
Wanted A good second-liand pony
buggy. W. W 1 loolit tie.
Wanted Neat appearing ladies or
gentlemen to assist in special work.
Two for office. A few can travel. Will I
be in Marshalltown in few days. Ad
dress immediately. Manager, 504 Ob
servatory, Des Moines.
Wanted To exchange a four room
cottage on North Third street for a 5
or 6 room modern cottage, close in.
W. W. Ooolittle.
Wanted—-Barber, good deal for right'
man. Call at 11 North Kirst street, or
address 9 North Seventh street.
Wanted Horses to clip. Have
purchased the latest improved, noise
less power clipper and am prepared to
clip your horse on short notice. Located
one-half block south of court house
on alley. Horses called for and de
livered. New phone 590, old 692X. Chas.
Hates.
National bi
:!0'J West
For Sale by owner, iy« acre subur
ban home. Address C-3, care T.-R.
For Sale Boston bull dog puppies.
202 South Second avenue.
For Sale—A go-cart, cheap. In
quire 103 South First street.
For Sale—Chickens anil fence, and
Esquimaux dog. Inquiro 104 South
Second street.
iFor Sale—Household furniture and
carpets. 209 North Center street. Call
Monday and Tuesday.
For Sale—Gas plate and zinc shelf,
perfect condition, $3.50. 7 East Grant
street.
For Sale Eggs, express prepaid
from Columbian. Partridge and White
Wyandottes, Orpingtons. Rhode Island
Reds, $1.75 per 15 or $3 per 30. Book
your order early. Koell, Box 213,
Hampton, Iowa.
Cadillac,
$525 one
Sale Grocery stock and fix
Address S-l, care this office.
tures.
For Sale C3ood second-hand stan
hope buggy. Cheap, at $50. Telephone
37, either 'phone.
For Sale—Fifty Plymouth Roek
chickens. Inquire 802 West Coie St.
For Sale —Good buggy.
Fifth street.
109% North
For Sale, trade or will exchange for
house with few acres, six room house
and lot. Call 609 Shepard street.
For Sale—Dry goods, shoes and
china store, doing a cash business of
$12,000 a year in the best town in nor
thern Iowa, Stock about $4,500: can
be reduced. No trades considered. Ad
dress B. A. C., care T.-R.
For Sale—Two good seven room
houses. One nearly new. Terms to
suit. M. C. Keenan, over 11 West
Main.
For Sale Eggs, only $1.50 per 15
from prize winners. Rose Comb, Rhode
Island Reds, Rose Comb Black Minor
I cas, Buff Orpingtons, White and Barred
I Plymouth Rocks. Oliver Oleson, Le-
Grand, Iowa.
For Sale—Black Minorca eggs for
hatching, $1 per 15. C. L. Duffield.
For Sale Six-year-old Percheron
stallion. 1,800 lbs. Enquire C. E. or E.
F. Wheeler, No. T.
For Sale—Early Ohio seed potatoes.
J. C. Koontz, county farm.
For Sale Barred Plymouth Rock
eggs for hatching. Thoroughbreds,
prize winners. $1.50 for fifteen.
dress J. J. Stewart, Quarry,
Ad-
la.
For Sale—A scholarship in the In
ternational Correspondence school of
Scranton. Address "H-21" care T.-R.
pure white Plymouth Rock eggs, and
raise prize winners. Fifteen eggs, $1.
Gus. J. Weber. 607 Woodbury street.
For Sale—Thoroughbred Partridge
Wyandotte eggs from best winter lay
ing strain of this beautiful and prac
tical breed. Set your hens early and
get pullets that will work for you when
your neighbor's birds are waiting for
warmer weather. Write for season's
egg record, and see v. noii 1 get my eggs.
TRANSPLANTED
EVERGREENS
BRISTOW NURSERY CO.
BOX 20, HAMPTON, IOWA.
Three pens to select from. Prices,
sittings ol fltte.en: First pen, J2 sec
ond
pen,
$). third pen, $1. Rodney
C. Wells, Marshalltown, Iowa.
For Sale—Imported Percheron stal
lion, weight 1850. Inquire of B. J?., or
C. A. Robinson, rural route No. 1, City.
For Sale —Ronnie View White Wy
andotte eggs from high scoring pens.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Mrs. N. W.
Burbank, New Sharon, fqwa.'
For Sale—On easy payments, bar fix
tures, new and second hand billiard
and pool tables, billiard and bowIInK
supplies. We lead in cheap prices. The
Brunswick-liaike-Collender Company,
Marshalltown, Iowa.
FOR RENT
For Rent New house with cistern
and city water. 1012 South Center
street.
For Rent—House in Second ward, 7
rooms: modern thruout, ready for oc
cupancy June t. New 'phone 708 white.
For Rent—80 acres of Improved land
near Clarksville, Butler county, Iowa.
Also 120 acres well improved farm
near Dows, Franklin county, Iowa. A
snap if taken at once. Inquire 804 West
Main street. Phone New 555 White, or
Peck ham & Smith, real estate, Mar
shalltown, Iowa.
For Rent—Two five-room brick cot
tages. Inquire Pinkies' Brick ^Tard.
For Rent Furnished room at 123
East State street.
For Rent—Furnished room for gen
tlemen adjacent to hotels. Addresa
A-11. care T.-R.
For Rent—Furnished
202 North First avenue.
dining
room, modern,
O E A N E
For Exchange—Half section improv
ed Minnesota farm for stock of goods
or income property. D. W. Parks,
Hampton, la.
To Exchange 240 acre improved
farm southeastern Minnesota close to
Iowa line, to exchange for hardware
sLock. Box 132 Clarion, Iowa.
MISCELLANEOUS.
Col. G. A. Davis, Llscomb, la., auc
tioneer, will sell live stock, household
goods and farm machinery. Write for
date!}.
To Loan On
Either phone 37.
city property, $1,400.
I made $50,000 In five years in tho
mail order business and began with
only a few dollars. There are unusual
opportunities for making money today,
and it is not difficult to begin. If you
htive even small capital and want to
start a mail order business of your own,
send for my free booklet. It tells how
to make money. Address, Publisher,
The Mail World, Box 1210, Lockport,
N. Y.
FORD'S FLOWERS.
Flowers for all occasions. We hav»
fancy carnations and blooming plants
in any quantity, and make pieces for
funerals. Our flowers are on sale at
Simmons' Book Store. Call and seo
them. Both phones, new No. 10, old
231T. Green houses 1400 East Nevada
street.
CUT RATE SHIPPING
Cut Rates on household goods to
Pacific coast and other points. Su
perior service at reduced rates. The
Boyd Transfer Co., Minneapolis, Minn.
Wanted Everybody to Know that
the AMERICAN DISPATCH MES
SENGER CO. DELIVERS Parcels and
Packages.
Reliable messengers furnished.
Prompt service, reasonable rates.
'Phones—New, 805 Old, 63.
J.F.CROSBY
5 East State. Manager.
WATKINS REMEDIES.
I have taken the agency for the J.
R. Watkins Medical Company. These
remedies are standard and are guar
anteed. I will have a full line at my
residence, 509 West Boone street, Mar
shalltown, Iowa, Rasmus Rasrnussen.
PANHANDLE OF TEXAS.
Is the Opportunity.. Are you tho
man? Write us at once for informa
tion regarding our Deaf Smith county,
Texas lands. We control 201,000 acres
of which we are selling in tracts to
suit the buyers at $15 per acre on
terms of $4 per acre cash, balance ten
years' time at 6 per cent Interest. Join
us on one of our special train excur
sions run on the first and third Tues
days of each month. Address North &
South Real Estate Co., John D. Vail,
manager, 130 West Main street, Mar
shalltown, Iowa.
TIME CARD ELECTRIC
RAILWAY.
Leave Depot for
Soldiers'
Home. N. 3rd St
For Sale—Buy a setting of Weber's 11 40) 7 40)11^2)7 52)11 B6| 7 561P.M.! 8 11
STREET
Cars Leave .....
Soldiers*
Home. N. 3rd St
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Soldiers' Home cars—Red signs and
lights.
No. 3rd St. cars—Green signs and
lights.
'•—First car Sunday a. m.
To advertise our Transplanted Ever
greens more thoroughly, we will sell
34 Scotch Pine, 31 Norway Spruce, 34
Jack Pint-, all 1 to 2 ft., stocky, trans
planted. The 102 trees CHARGES
I'KKPAID SS. ,0. On»'-half the above
lull, prepaid $4.,"0. Three year old ap
ple trees. 10c each.
Three ft. Scotch Pme, twice trans
planted, lac each. Catalog free.

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