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GAINS AND LOSSES WHEAT PRICES SHOWN IN STOCKS MARKET FEVERISH AT OPENINGS BIG BLOCK OF STEEL OFF RED AT L088. New York, March 3.—(Wall St.) The stock market was feverishly actlv at the opening, gains and 75%. South Carolina losses being distributed Impartially throiigh the list United States Steel opened with a block of 4,500 sharer at 7474@75* compared with yesterdays c,°®® Chemical lost a point, Lehigh Valley and U. S. Rubber and American telephone cach. Erie gained %^but the first. pre ferred lost %. Misourl Pacific advanc ed %, St. PaUl and Union Pacific and Amalgamated %. .. A brisk demand for stocks at the low prices caused the market to lose its uncertaiiv tone and move vigorously upwards. The improvement was maae more rapid by covering by bears, who were disappointed at the failure ol yesterday's decline to induce mucn outside liquidation. Advances were es tablished of 1 to lbi in Union Pacific, Canadian Pacific, Missouri Pacific, Reading, Great Northern preferred, and American Smelting. The, rise brought out some more -realizing sales. Prices yielded slightly before the end of the ftrsft hour: The market closed weak and dull. NEW YORK STOCKS. —Closing- Amalgamated, Copper .« 62 American Beet Sugar ft American Car & Foundry ....... 5iV» American Cotton Oil American Locomotive... American Smelting & Keflning 4/* Amer. Smelting & Refining pfd ..X04% American Sugar Refining Anaconda Mining Co Atcliison Atlantic Coast Line Baltimore & Ohio ... ... Brooklyn Raijld Transit Canadian Pacific Chesapeake & Ohio Chicago & Northwestern Chicago, Mil. & St. Paul. Colorado Fuel & Iron „lulou„ olorado &"southern Delaware & Hudson Denver & Rio Grande ... Denver & Rio Grande pfd Erie .... .*t ... Great Northern pfd Sreat .Northern Ore Cifs .. Iljfnois Central. ... In«erborough-Met. pfd... Interborough-Met Louisville & Nashville... Missouri Pacific* Missouri, Kansas & Texas National Biscuit National Lead New York Central Norfolk & Western Northern Pacific Pacific Mail Pennsylvania ... People's Gas Pullman Palace Car Reading Rock Island Co. .T Rock Island Co. pfd Southern Pacific.'. Southern ^Railway Union Pacific. United States Steel, i.. ... United States Steel pfd... Wabash.. Wabash pfd Western Union Standard Oil...... Lehigh Valley. ..117 .. 38 ..104V» ..120 ..103 .. 77 ft ..210% .. 81% .. 144 V4 ..119% 31^ 166 .. 32 .. 70 .. 28»4 ..124 .. 58% ..134»4 52Vi .. 18% ..143% .. 55% .. 32k ..122 .. 52% ..105% .103 ..121 .. 24% .125% ..103fc .158 ..154% .. 29 .. 59 ..114% .. 26 .171 Vi .. 75% .118% .. 17 .. 37% .. 73 ..635 ..172% Chicago Daily Movement of Produce, Articles- Receipts 14,600 ... 1,300 ...420,000 .....199,800 2.000 731500 Flour, bbls., Wheat, bu.. Corn, bu... O'ats, bu Rye, bu Earley, bu .. 16@26c. Shipments 9,400 5,200 37,000 171,400 none 7,800 Chicago Provisional Chicago, March 3.—The provision market follows: Butter—Market steady vcreameries. dairies, 15S21c. Eggs—Market easy receipts, 7,617 cases at market, cases included, 12@ 14c. firsts, 16%c. prime firsts, 17%c. Cheese—Market steady Dasies, 12Ji@13c. Twins, ll%@12c. Young Americas, 12%@14c. Long Horns, 12%®l4c. Potatoes—Market weak choice to fancy, 42043c. fair to good, 38@40c. Poultry—Market weak turkeys, dressed, 18c. chickens, hens, live ,14c. dressed, 15c. springs, live, 13c. dress^ ed, 15c. Veal—Market steady oO to 60 lb, wts., 8%c. 60 to 85 lb. wts., 10%c. 85 to 110 lb. wts., 11 %c. New York Provisions. New York, March3.—The provision market follows: Butter—Market steady, unchanged receipts, 4,780. Cheese—Market weak state whole milk, specials, 14%®16c. «do Spet. qunlity, Colored ,14@14%c. do fancy white, 13%@14c. do summer and foil made colored.' choice, 12%@13c. do white, 12%@ 13c. Kggs—Market steady receipts, 17, 018 state Pennsylvania and nearby brown, 20@25c.' New York Closing Grain. New York, March 3.—The grain market follows: Wheat—May, 96% @96%c. »47*c. Corn—May, 55%c. closing July, Peoria Grain. Peoria, March 8.—The grain market follows:' Corn—Market higher No. 2 yellow, 43%c. No. 3 yellow, 47%c. No. 4 yel low, 42c. No .3 mixed. 43%c. sample, 40c. OatSr-Market steady: No. 3 ^f/.ite, ,29^c. Duluth Closing Wheat. Duluth, Minn., March 3.—Closing wheat—May, 96%c., bid July, 97%c„ bid. Durum—May. 83%c. July, 84%c.» nominal. St. Louis Metals. jf St. Louis, March S.—Lead, dull, $4.25. Spelter—.Firm, $email@example.com. A MARKETS OF THE WORLD BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, LEASED WIRE. fong xne maxitei ciobcu ,»vn.i Trading in the last hour was^aimoBt Oats dropped despite the action of the lightest of the session but was other grains. May started a shade to marked by a firm undertone. Best (i prices of the day were then recorded and fell back to 30%c. by mapy issues and the trend of the list was towards a moderate rally, at tributed in part to short covering. Ta most notable exeeptlpn was New York Central, which sold at the lowest prino of the present movement. Most gain3 were wiped out at the close. RALLKTODAY RENEWED BUYING BY BOLL LEADERS REMOVES EARLY 8H0W OF. WEAKNESS. Chicago, March 3.—Renewed buying for bull leaders rallied wheat today after a show of weakness at the open ing. The absence of any great selling aldeftl in the recovery. There was also a considerable total of stiatered pur chasing on small resting orders. Pros- iects of heavy world shipments .and of continued, indecision regarding reciprocity led to the initial decline. Opening prices were a shade to off. May started at 89%@89% to 89 %c., the same variation from last night as the market as a whole. A rally to 90c fol lowed. Smallriess of primary receipts were influential in adding to the rise, but conflicting reports concerning reci procity lead to a reaction. The close, hbwever, was firm with May half cent higher at 90%g)90Kc. Bull leaders in wheat were buyers of corn lo sufficient amounts to over come symptoms of depression. May opened down at 48 to 48%c.« touching 47%g48c., and recovered to 48%c. A selling drive carried prices bacft. The close was steady with May down at 48c. lower at 30% @30%, reacted to 30% Covering by shorts hoisted provis ions. First sales were 2V4 @10c up with May options at 117.25 for pork $9.05® 9.10 for lard and *firstname.lastname@example.org% for ribs. Chicago Cash Grain. Chicago, March 2.—The cash grain market follows: Whea*—No. 2 red, 89(g)90^c. No. red, 87@90c. No. 2 hard, 89@90%c.y No. 3 hpxd, 87®90c. No. 2 northern, 94 @96c. No. 3, northern ,90@97c. No. 2 spring, 90 95c. No. 3 spring, 900940^ Velvet chaff, 82@93%c. Durum, 8r 89c Corn—No. 2, 46@46%c. No. 2 white, 46@46%c. No. 3 yellow, 46%@47c. No. 3, 43%@44%c. No. 3 white, 43%@ 44%c. No. 3 yellow, 4&%@44%c. No. 4 ,41@42c. No. 4 white, 41@42c. No. 4 yellow, 41%@42%c. Oats—No. 2, 29%@30c. No. 2 white, 30%@3iysc. No. 8 white, 29%@30%c. No. 4 white, "29@29%c. standard, SO® 31c. Rye—No. 2. 85%@86c. Barley— 65 99c. Timothy—$9g)11.50 March, $11.75(3) 12.50. Kansas City Cash Grain. Kansas City, March 3.—The cash grain market follows: Wheat—Market unchanged to lc higher .No. 2 hard, 87^95c. No.vS, 84 @94c. No. 2 red, 91@93c. NO. 3, 86® »lc. Corn—Market weak No. 2 mixed, 43c. No. 3. 42@42%c. No. 2 white, 42%@43c. No. S, 42® 43c. Oats—Market steady No. 2 white, 31532%c. No. 2 'mixed, 30@31%c. Rye—No. 2, 75®79c. Hay—Market strong to 25c higher choice timothy, $13,50@14 choice prairie, $email@example.com. CHICAGO GRAIN AND MARKET. Corn— May .. 48 July .. 48% Sfept .. 49% Oats— PROVISION Open High Low 90% 89 9% 48% 49% 50% Wheat- May .. 89% July .. 88% Sept .. 87% Close 90% 89% 88% 87% May .. 80% 30% July .. 30% 30% £ept .. 30% .30% 88 47% 48% 49% 48 48% 49% 30% 30% 27% Mess Pork, per bbl. May .. 17.25 ,17.45 July .. 16.67 16.80 Lard, per 100 lba.^— May .. Q.05 9.15 July* .. 9.05 9.10 30% 80% 30 17.25 16.60 17.45 16.67 905 1 9.15 9.10 9.47 9,10 9,«02 Short Ribs, per 100 lbs May .. 9.30 9.4.7 9.30 July .. 9.05 9.10 9.05 St. Louie Cash Grain. St. Louis, March 8.—The cash grain market follows: Wheat—Track Nb. 2, red, 92® 94c. No. 2 hard. 90398%c. Corn—Market steady track No. 8, 44%g45c. Ne. 2 white, 45@46c. Oats^—Markflt lower track No. 2, 30%c. No. 2 white, 32@82%c. Rye—Market unchanged, 83 %c. Car Lot Receipts. -15 cars, with 5 of contract Wheat ^Tftd6 Corn—493 cars, with 2 of contract grade. Oats—163 cars. Total receipts of wheat at Chicago, Minneapolis .and Duluth today were 142 cars, compared with 171 cars last week and 373 cars the corresponding day a year ago. Foreign Grain Market.* Liverpoll, March 3.—The closing of the foreign market follows: Wheat—spot dull No. 2 red western winter, no stocks March, 6e8%d. Corn—spot American mixed new, easyr 4s. old, quiet, 5s%d. »July, 4s%d. ,t Kansas City Closing tarain. Kansas Ctiy, Mo., March 3.—The closing grain market follows: Wheat—May, 86%@86%c. July, 83 74 c.", bid. Cdrn—May, 46%c., bid July, 47%cJ sellers. Omaha Cash Grain. grain Omaha, March S.—The cash market follows: Wheat—Market unchanged No. 2 hard, 83%@86c No. 3 hattJ, 82®85c. Corn—Market' unchanged No. 2 white, 40%@41%c. No. 3 white, 40® 40%c. No, 2 yellow, 40%@40%c. No. 3 yellow, 39%@40c.:/ No.,2, 39%@ 40%c. No. 3, 39@S9%c. Oats—Market %c lower No. 3 white, 28% ®29c. No. 3 yellow, 27%®28c. Receipts—Wheat. 6 corn, 40 oats, 6. Shipments—Wheat, 5 corn, 37 oats,, 15. Minneapolis Closing Wheat. Minneapolis, March 2.— Closing wheat—May, 96%@96%c. July, 97%a Sept. 91%c. Cash—No. 1 hard, 99c. No. 1 north ern. 97®9s%c.: No. 2 northern, 94® 96%c. No. 3 wheat, 91@95%c. v. -AiT v?, f-' 7^,. DECLINE IN HOG MARKET J: PRICES DROP FIVE CENTS AT OPENING AND ANOTHER DROP OF 5C COMES LATER. Chicago, March 3.—Lack of support in' the hog market caused an eafrly de cline of five cents which later was made 10 cents. It was only at a late hour that»regulars showed any inclin ation to buy, and then only at declines. The extreme top was $7.20 and com paratively few made a better figure than $7.15, while the bulk sold at $7® 7.10, and packers were able to put up their droves at $7. Steers sold fairly well and brought steady prices, but there was a dull, weak tone in the trade for butcher stuff, and the market was discourag ing. A few sales of lambs early made* $6.30, and this was an outside price for choice stuff. Sheep ruled steady, with a good quality of wethers at $4.75. Chicago Live Stock Opening. Chicago, March 3.—The opening live stock market follows: Cattle—Market steady ^receipts esti mated at 2,000 beeves, $5.25@7 Texas steers, $4.40®5.80 western steers, $4.70 @5.85 stockers and feeders, $4®5.90 cows and heifers, $2.20@6 calves, $7® 9.46. Hogs—Market slow, 5 to 10c lower receipts, 10,000 light, $6.90®7.20 mixed, $6.85®7.15 heavy, $6.70®7.10 rough, $6.70®6.80 good to choice heavy, $6.80®7.10 pigs, $firstname.lastname@example.org bulk of sales, $6.90®7.15. Sheep—Market steady receipts es timated at 10,000 natives, $3® 4.80 wefeterjis, $3.40®4.80 yearlings, $4.75® 5.75 natives,-$email@example.com westerns, $5.25 @6.25. Chicago Live Stock Closing. Chicago, March 3.—The closing live stock market follows: Cattle Market strong: receipts, 2, 000 beeves, $5.25®7 Texas steers, $4.40®5.80 western steers, $5.75®5.85 stockers and feeders, $4®5.90 cows and heifers, $2.70®6 calves, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Hogs—Market slow, generally 10c lower than yesterday's average re ceipts, 18,000 light,.$6.90®7.20 mixed, $6.86®7.,10 heavy, $email@example.com rough, $firstname.lastname@example.org goodo choice heavy, $6 30 @7.10 pigs, $email@example.com bulk of sales, $6.90® 7.15. Sheep—Market strong Receipts, 10, 000 natives, $firstname.lastname@example.org westerns, $3.25® 4.80 yearlings, $email@example.com: lambs, na tive, $5®6.25 westerns, $firstname.lastname@example.org.' Kansas City Live 8tock. Kansas City, March 3.—The ilive stock market follows: Cattle—Market steady receipts, 1, 000 native steers, $email@example.com south ern steers, $5.25@6: native cows and heifers, $3.20®6 stockers knd feeders, $firstname.lastname@example.org western steers, $email@example.com. Hogs—Market 5 to 10c lower re ceipts ,4,000 heavy, $firstname.lastname@example.org pack ers and butchers, $6.90@7 lights, $email@example.com. Sheep—Market steady receipts, 2, 000 muttons, $firstname.lastname@example.org lambs, $5.40® 6.10. -f St. Joseph Live Stock. South St. Joseph, March 3.—The live vtock market follows: Cattle—Market steady: receipts, 500 atfefs, $email@example.com cows and heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org calves, $email@example.com. Hogs—Market 6 to 10c lower re ceipts 5,500 top, $7.05 bulk of sales, $.firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheep—Market strong receipts, 1, 800 lambs, $5.50@6. •. RANGE OF HOG PRICES. Range% of hog values at Chicago fol the week with comparisons: Mixed and 192®255 butchers. ., 6.95® 7.35 .. 6.80®7.15 .. 6.7507.18 ... 6.85®7.20 ... email@example.com ... 6.85®7.15 Feb. 25, Feb. 27. Feb. 28. March 1. March 2. March 3. il-i* "Vr!t, "i Light 132@295 grades' 7.15®7.45 firstname.lastname@example.org 6.85®7.25 email@example.com 7.00®7.30 |.firstname.lastname@example.org 'St. Louis Live Stock. St. Louis, March 3.—The live stock market follows: Cattle—Market steady receipts, 800, including 200 Texans native steers, $5 7 cows and heifers, $4@6 stockers and feeders, $3.75® 5.75. Hogs—Market steady receipts, 8, 500 Pigs and light, $7®7.25 packers, $email@example.com butchers and best heavy, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheep—Market strong receipts, 1, QOO native muttons, $email@example.com lambs, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Omaha Live 8tock. South Omaha, March 3.—The live stock market follows: Cattle—Market steady receipts, l, 400 native steers, $email@example.com cows and heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org western steers, $email@example.com stockers and feeders $3.50® 5.85. Hogs—Market1 10c lower receipts, 8,400 heavy, $firstname.lastname@example.org mixed, $6.75 ,@6.85 light, $6.90®7.00. Sheep—Marke£ strong: receipts, 2, 600 sheep, $email@example.com lambs, $5.35® 6.10. New York Money Closing. New York,'March 3.—Prime mercan tile-paper^-4®4%%. Sterling exchange—Firm with actuvl •business in bankers' bills at $4.83.90® 4.84 for 60 days bills and at $4.86.40 for demand. Commercial bills—$4.83% @4.83%. Bar silver—52% c. Mexican dollars—45c Bonds—Government, steady rail road, lrrfegular. Money on call—Steady, 2%®2%% ruling rate, 2%% closing "bid, 2%%, offered at 2%%. Time loans—Easier, dull 60 dayi, 2% @3% 90 days, 3@3%%. six month? 8%%. New York Cotton. New York, March 3.—Cotton, sp* closed quiet, five' points lower mid dling uplands, $14.55 middling gulf, $14.47 sales, 3,255 bales. New York Metal. New York, March 3.— Standard cop per—Dull spot and May, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Tin—Weak, spot, $email@example.com May, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Lead—Dull. $4.4004.50. Spelter—Firm, $5.65® 5.75 New York, $email@example.com. Iron—Steady northern grades, $15.50 @16.25 southern .grades, $15® 16. oifgMWA OGPttftt HOGS TAKE A BIG DECREASE TODAY PORKERS DROP BACK TO THE QUOTATION OF EARLIER v." IN WEEK. Choice hogs, which yesterday .as sumed the high mark of $6.75 have drdpped back to the figure that was quckt^d earlier In the week. The top price for choice live stock today $6.55 and the low mark is $6.00. Anoth er change' in the price of eggs will be greeted by the housewife with glee. Seventeen and one-half cents will pur chase a doaten eggs today. The balance of the markets, except for some fish prices, remain unchanged. —4* WHOLESALE MARKETS. Hogs, Hogs, Hogs, Hogs, Hogs, Hogs, 350 and over 6.00 Packers firstname.lastname@example.org Choice corn fed heifers 4.40 @4.30 Good heifers 3.90®4.40 Choice corn fed cows ..3.50®4.15 Good cows 2.90@-4.40 Choice light calves 5.90 @6.9ft Good light calves ..... email@example.com Heavy caives 3.90 @4.49 Grain and Hay—8treet Prices. Oats 25@2(t Straw 5@« Bye 60@65 Corn 88@40 Hay, ton 11@13 Wheat o.. 78@80 Barley 55@60 Hides, Wool and Tallow. Hides, No. 1 cured 9 No. 2 cured 8 Hides, green, No. ,1.. ..r..... 8 Hides, green No. 2...... 6 Medium unwashed 18® 19 Coarse, unwashed 20@21 Beeswax, No. 1. 23 Beeswax No. 2' 20 Tallow, Np. 1..... .......... 6 Tallow No. 3 8% Butter Fat. No. 2 20 Grade No. 2 cream 24 Butter ana Egge. Butter, packers pay.,.', 13 Eggs, packers pay case cuunt lit Butter, nrocers pay SC Eggs, grocers pay 15 Poultry. I Salt Fish. Mackerel 10 @20 Eel 15 While fish, per bucket ... i.... 70 Herring 5 Codfish 10 @15 Smoked Fish. Salmon, lb Halibut, lb Bloaters ... Fin-Haddock. Herring, 2 lbs V+|rf Live Stook Prices. 150® 180 6.55 180®200 6.50 200®250 6.5C 260@300 6.40 300®850 6.30 prices are paid to the/ pro- (These ducer.) Hens Stags Cocks Ducks, white feathered Ducks, dark feathered Turkeys Geese, lb Guineas, each ...... 8% 7 5 7 7 12 6 20 RETAIL MARKET8. Flour'and Feed. Graham flour, per sack 80 Corn chops,' per cwt 1.25 Shprts, per cwt 1.45 ]3ran, per cwt 1.30 Ear corn, per bu 50 Shelled corn, per bu E5 Hay, per c.wt 85 Straw, per cwt. 50 Oats. bu..... 4S Chicken feed ground 20 lba ... 40 Clam shell, per cwt (0 Flour, per sack 1.25® 1.8S Corn meal, 10 lb sack 18 Corn and oa,t chop, per cwt .. 1.35 Oat straw, bale 50 Barley 88 Oil meal, per cwt 2.10 Butter, Eggs and .Cheese. Country butter, lb ....... 22%, 25@30 Sept. creamery butter 30 @33 Eggs, per doz 17% Poultry. Geese, lb .' 12% Turkeys 22@27 Geese, lb 14 Live springs, 15 Dressed springs, lb 17 Old hens, dressed, lb 27 Ducks, dressed, lb 20 30 20 5 15 Fresh Fish. Halibut, lb Salmon, lb Catfish, IB... Trout i. Herrin, 3 lbs 17% 17% ,20 17% 26 Frul»«. Apples, doz Apples, per peck Bananas j... ?... .. Kumquats, per box Lemons, per dos Malaga grapes, lb Oranges, per do: Tangarlnes. per dos Grape fruit, 2 to 4 for .... Cranberries qt Strawberries, qt *20 @5^ 60 @70 20@25 40 25 30 20@50 20 25 15 50 25 85 8 20 Vegotables. Feets, por peck Brussells sprouts. Cabbage per lb Carrots, per peck Celery, bunch Cucumbers, each 20 Gveen onions bunch 7% Head lettuce 10® 15 Lettuce 6@7% Onions, per peck ... ... 40 Parsley, per bunch 6 @10 Parsnips, per peck 25 Radifches, per bunch 5 Salsify, per bunch 7% Rutabaga, per lb 2 Shallots, per bunch Sweet potatoes, .per peck .... 50 Watercress, per bunih 5 New beets, bunJh ..... .*.... 10 Rhubarb, bunch ..." 10 Cauliflower, head 15®20 Pineapplies, each 25 New potatoes, lb .10 New pie plant lb 15 Garlic, lb 20 Green beans, lb 1§ Wax beans, lb 15 New York Poultry. New York, March 3.—Poultry—Mar ket alive, easy western chickens, 15® W^ic. fowls, 17@18c. turkeys, 15® 18q, Dressed—Market easy western chicken J, 14c. fowls, ,14@17c. tur keys, 15®22c. 8t. Louis Closing Grain Futures. St. Louis, Mo., March 3.—The clos ing grain futures follow: Wheat—Market higher May, 90% 90%c. July, 86%@86%c. Corn—Market lower: May, ,46%a July, 48c. Oats—Market lower May, 29%c. July, 29%c, j« :r.- .-.•"J I. 1 SALE IS LARGER THAN EXPECTED MORRIS WILLIAMS START8 OUT RIGHTvIN BREAKING MONTHLY AUCTION RECORDS. Morris Williams desire to break all monthly records during March started oft well today when one of the E. W. Lloyd of Williamsburg, the veteran shipper on the Ottumwa mar ket has a load of horseB of good quality and W. T. Ratllff, has a load of good horseB from around Lucas. New York Sugar and Coffee. New York. March 2.-—Raw sugar, barely steady muscova, do 89 teat, 3.23c. centrifugal 96 test, 3.73c. mo lasses 89 test, 2.90c. refined sugar, quiet. Coffee—Spot, quiet No. 7 Rio 12%c. No. 4 Santos, 13 %c. Three Killed by Big Explosion. Niagara Falls, Ont., March 3.—A boiler explosion in the plant of the On tario Power company here this morn-, ing, killed three men, fatally Injured another and more or less seriously in jured six or ten others. St. Louis Wool. St. Louis, March 3.—Wool, unchang ed territory and western medium, 19 @22c. fine mediums, lJ@18c. fine, 12@13c. 1 Kansas City Butter and Eggs. Kansas City, Mo., March. 3.—Butter Creamery. 25c. firsts, 22c. seconds, -20c. packing stocks, 13c. Eggs—Extras, 17%c. firsts, 15%c. New-York Cotton Futures. New York, March 3.—The cotton futures closed barley steady closing bids: March, $14.18 April, $14.20 May, $14.39 June and July, $14.22 August, $13.75 Oct., $12.59 pec., $12.48 Jan., $12.44, Pittsburg Oil. Pittsburg, Pa, March 3. $1.30. I.ftii'Min#"'mmiili)|irl|iiiiifiiriinjiiytfi ij 'rswypv Kitchen blggeBt sales of the season'is in progress at his sale pavilion on Church street. The sale was larger than expected. Two hundred and twenty-five horses are listed and from present indications a goodly per cent^of these will,be dis posed of to buyers. The prices main tain about the same average as last week. There are many good quality horses listed and these are bringing good figures. The common kind are quite hard to sell by the auctioneers. There are the usual number of foreign buyers present and many farmers, are in the market after animals for spring plow work. The sales promise to ex ceed all, previous auctions this season. Among the large consignors on the market today are Dwight Beman, two loads of fine horses from Montezuma and vicinity, Janles Downey of Sigour ney, two good loads John Norton and Lee Fleener one load from Leon J. Murray of Lacona, a good load. -Oil closed St. Louis Poultry and Provisions St. Louis, March 3.—Poultry—Mar ket firm chickens, 12%c. springs, 15c. turkeys, 15c. ducks, 16c. geese, 8c. Butter—Market steady creamery, 20@26e. Eggs—Market lower, 15%c. Galveston Cotton. Galveston ,Tex., March 3.—Cotton Market steady, 14% c. Exchange on New'York. Chicago, March 3.—Exchange on New York, 20 cents discount. Savannah Turpentine and Rosin. Savannah, Ga., March 3.—Turpen tine, firm, 87 %c. Rosin—Firm, type F, $7.20 G, $7.25„ MILLER CHAPEL ANNOUNCEMENTS. 4- 4. Lawrence Kuhns, superintendent of the chapel work, delivered the dis course last Sunday afternoon^ De spite the very muddy roads there was a good and appreciative attendance. Sunday scho at 2 p. m., John Mc Millen, superintendent. Services for worship and preaching at 3 p. m.. A. J. Finnegan will deli-ver the address. Lawrence Kuhns will accompany him. Prayer meeting Tuesday evening at 7:45. Rev. J. J. Burris, evangelist, of Bux ton, la., is planning to return to Miller chapel in order ttr continue the meet ings begun two weeks.ago. It Is be ing. planned that he may begin wor, again on Sunday, March 12 ac 3 p. m. This date will be' conditioned upon fair rQaa|3. SATURDAY, March 4, 1911. Egg Beaters, Potato Mashers, Slicers, Ricers, Paring Knives, not the cheap tin knives, bnt a blade, that will take a razor edge. 114 East Main St. DW. NO RECIPROCITY FOR SPRINGFIELD ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE WILL NOl ENDORSE THE CANADIAN PACT. Springfield, March 3.—The Illinois legislature will hot endorse the Can adian reciprocity act. This was made known^late yesterday afternoon, fol lowing a caucus of the republican sen ators before the session opened when the republican members agreed to withdraw Senator Jones' Canadian reciprocity resolution. Bills passed by the senate yesterday were: Providing that an application for the administration of the estate of any person presumed to be dead, may be made to the probate courts at any time Instead of-waiting seven years as at present. Giving the state board o^ adminis tration power to condemn real estate. Representative Piercy introduced a bill In the house which provides per manent disbarment of a candidate con victed of bribery. Representative Scanlan^, Introduced a bill providing for the purchase by the state of Starved Rock on the Illinois river for a state park.' Representative Lyon Introduced bill amending the coal mines .safety law to make It necessary to examine all miners before they-are permitted to work in any mine. EDPIDEMIC AT BURLINGTON. Physicians Say There Are 1,000 Cases of Measles in the City. Burlington, March 3.—Burlingtpn is in the midst of the worst epidemic of measles in its history, according to local physicians. The disease has come suddenly and has^wept through the city like a plague, dozens of chil dren falling victims to it every day. It is said by the physicians that the' cases are light in most part. It is es timated that nearly 1,000 cases now ex ist in Ithis city. BIG LAND DEAL CLOSED. Trimble and Wallace Farm Sold $49,000—Personal Property Worth $14,000. For Bloomfield, March 3.—Deeds have bjsen filed with'the county recorder, signed by Palmer Trimble, J. R. Wal lace and the Trimble heirs, conveying to John and Urban Parker 580 acres In Cleveland towi.ship. The considera tion was forty-nine thousand thrfce hundred dollars. There was about $14,000 worth of personal roperty on the farm be longing to the Trimbles and Wallace that was aold February 22 at public sale on" the farm. OBITUARY. Cora C. Latta. Cora C. Latta, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Latta was born February 10, 1877 and died at the home of her parents near Batavla, Iowa, February 27, 1911, at the age of 34 years and 17 days. She leaves to mourn her death, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Latta, two brothers, Wilson C. Latta of near Batavia, Iowa, Harry Latta, from near Birmingham, Iowaf one sister, Mrs. Emma Alfred, one uncle, John Collins of Oregon and many other intimate friends. Miss Latta was converted to the Christian faith and Joined the M. E. church at Batavla, Iowa under the leadership of Rev. U. S. Smith in 1896. Of this church she was a cpnsistent member until death. It' was to her a continued grievance that she could not be more active In the church, be cause of her ill health. It had been her lot to suffer as an invalid from child hood. When death came she was reconciled to go. Her last word to her friends were, "I love you all and hope you will mee.t me in heaven. If I have done wrong in any way I beg to be forgiven." Thus, conscious to the very last, she passed triumphantly in to the great beyond. Funeral services were held in the M. E. church at Batavla, conducted by Rev. O .J. Fix. The re mains were then taken to the family lot in the Dpnkard cemetery near that place—Con trlbuted. Dr. Hansell, SPECIALIST, EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT. Oloasea fitted and furnished. Office ever New 8 A .10 Cent ttor* v1'. ft CO. SAYS ROAD OWES MEN TAKE TRAIN FORTY LABORERS ON A. N. A RAILROAD THROWN OUT OF HOTEL. S, N£W WAY OF HANDLING JURORS. P*nel Will be Organized and Extra 'Men Drawn on Day Court Opens at Dea Moinee. Des Moines, March S.-'-An innova tion for the calling of the jury for the March term of the Polk county district court was made when .the petit venire as sumoned to appear oh Wednesday March 8, instead of the second Monday in the month. The new order was made by th« judges iu order to expedite the werk of the court inasmuch as* the panel can be organized and a new venire for e* tra men can be drawn so a complete report can be made on the day court ppens. 5- In the past it has taken about one week to get the panel organized thor oughly so that the four divisions could get down to ..business. The March term of the Polk county district court begins next Monday morning. At that time the different judges "-ill make up their assignments of cases for the term. The afternoon of the first day will be devoted to the petitions for natura lization papers. ^4 At the present time eleven appll cants are ready to appear for their second papers. Corydon, March 3.—'The contract for water and sewerage has been let to Basch & Gray of Joplin, Mo. The cost will be about $42,000, and as soon as the well is completed, the work can be done within sixty days. EMBROIDERY SALE Fresh new attractive p&tterhs something sureTto please you, In narrow, medium and extra wide widths, bleached pure white all perfect goods, not a piece/in the lot but what you will find in looking it over is of exceptional value., 6% and 7c Embroidery and In sertion yard at 4ftc 10 and 12V&C Embroidery and In sertion yard^at 9c 15c values in Embroidery and Insertion yard at 12%c 18 and 20c grade in Embroidery and insertion yard at 14%c 25c quality la Embroidery yard at 17%o 50c allover Embroidery yard at .39c 65c allover /Embroidery yard at .490 i($ A& 8.. Atlantic, March 3.—Forty laborers on the Atlantic Northern & Southern rail road. running between Atlantic!* and Villisca, became Indignant when thrown dut of a Villisca hotel for non payment of board bills. They allege that they have not been paid by the raiilroad since January 14. They took possession of the train bound for At lantic and are still in charge. The road is known over the country as one owned and operated by farmers. v* F^ ,L Corydon Lets Big Contract. J* $ V* V't* w. E A I 118 E. MAIN ST.