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NO UNION WITH K.QFL
Gompers, of the Federation,
Strongly Opposes the
Project
de:;ver convention begun.
President's Annual Report
the Main Feature of the
Day's Session.
COMPULSORY ARBITRATION
Denounced as a Plot to Kill
Labor Organzations—
Burns Talks.
Denver, Col., Dec. 10.-Tlie four
teenth annual convuution of the Amer
ican Federation ot Labor whs called to
order by President Uompera promptly at
10 o'clock today. There wore 100 dele
cati's aiul spectators in Odd Fellows'
hall at that time, and half that many
more oau.e in 'during the morning
session. President Kliodey Kenehan. of
the Dc-nvt'i" Trades assembly, delivered
tl%. • address ol \\tlcoin\ to which Mr.
Uompers brietly responded. The latter
spoke feelingly of the almost desperate
condition of lauor at the present time.
This was followed by complimentary
words tor Denver and her energetic
peoule. Referring to the innovation of
hoMins: this convention so tar West as
Deuver, Ire su .riresteil that within a
decade the Westward movement of in
dustry might take the conventions of
the federation to Lite Uolden Gate.
As Mr. Uotiipers closed his remarks,
John Burns, the great English lal-or
leader, entered the hall.and was greeted
with a storm of applause. He took his
seat at the left of the president, the
chsiron the right being occupied by
David Holmes. M. P., of London.
President Gompers named James
Duncan, R. 11. Metealf, Thomas J.
Elderkin, Herbert A. Mullen and
F. Traity as a committee on creden
tials. Thomas M. Patterson, ot Den
ver, was introduced and delivered an
address on "Labor's Rough but Noble
Struggle." A vote of thanks was given
Mr. Patterson at the conclusion of His
iddresf. alter which the convention ad
journed until 2 o'clock.
When the general session came, to
order this afternoon, the committee on
credentials reported u neon tested. dele
rations and asked time to consider
three c >ntests. The request was granl
rd. The report states in conclusion:
"In presenting this report, your com
mittee takes pleasure in reporting that
we have had placed before us creden
tials of David Holmes and John Burns,
representing the trades unions of Great
Britain, and it aftords us unbounded
pleasure to recommend to the conven
tion the seating ut these delegates from
over the ocean, and the granting to
them ot the full privileges of the con
vention."
The president then delivered his an
nual report.
Presitlj-nt Gomper*'-Annual Ileport
was submitted to the convention this
iftrrnoon and contains nearly 8.000
vvoids. He camplimunied the organiz
ation upon being able to preserve its
existence during the recent adverse
circumstances. Referring to the coal
mines strike, lie s;tid 125,000 men were
Mil for figbt weeks, and yet there was
hardly a dearth of coal. Considering
this, the establishing ol a minimum rate
of wages was a very great victory. He
defended Hie action of the Federation
In the A. R. I", strike by the assertion
that Mr. Debs' uroposition submitted to
them was a virtual acknowledgment
that the strike was a failure. President
Cleveland's action at that time he se
verely condemned.
The honest effort of the government
to regulate immigration was acknowl
edged, but amendments to the laws
were suggested, the most important of
which were speedy trials of immigrants
Buspected ot being under contract and
the sending of agents to foreign coun
tries to inspect prospective immigrants.
Hope was expressed that the govern
ment telegraph and telephone will soon
be established in connection with the
postoftice department, and unions
among the government employes were
reconirnenaed as aids to the movement.
American seamen were claimed to be
the worst treated of those of any civil
ized nation. The bills in their interest,
and also for the protection of ci^ar-
Btakers, he said, would nave passed the
last session of congress but for the
prejudicial effect of ttse railroad strike.
The establishment of a national hibor
day was teferred tons the only sunbeam
labor received from the last "session of
congress. Hie convention was askea
to indorse the Phillips bill tor an in
dustrial commission. (Joi>ies of the bill
were distributed. The elforts of officers
of the federation for free coinage of
silver were discussed, and a better un
derstanding of the subject by laboring
Uien geuerally was reported.
Opposed to Affiliation.
The matter of proposed semi-annual
fomerences with tiw Knights of Labor
was reft-rrrd to tt;e convention, but a
union of the omanizatious was not rec
ommended. Speaking of the progremme
submitted l>y tile last convention to the
affiliated unions for discussion, Mr.
Uompers strongly opposed any move
ment luoklng to independent political
action by organized labor at present.
Results of local attempts in this line
were cued to show the disastrous ef
fects.
A serious strain upon labor organiza
tions was predicted during the coming
winter, but the speaker added: "Un
less every indication is incorrect, and
cause and effect lose their logical se
quence, we are within a year of an in
dustrial revival which, in activity and
ir.tensity. will far surpass that of any
previous period." The present time
was suggested as opportune for the in-,
ausrurauun of a vigorous demand for an
tighl>liour day and fora law prohibit
ing contract work on government im
provements. The proposition to estab
lish compulsory arbitration was de
nounced, and the charge made that
lesiguiDC persons were advocating it as
x means of destroying labor organiza
tion.
Many persons, including congress
urn, had written to him on the subject,
3e said, and it was obvious to him that
there was danger of some auch law
»eing enacted.
"It is generally accepted," said he,
■•that in the consideration of the ques
lon of compulsory arbitration there is
Nte Means by which an award against
ahor could be enforced, but that the
Imposition of those conditions would be
tantamount to chattel slavery; hence
Ihe alternative proposition to make the
KgHi.izaiion and the funds of the or
janization attachable for the failure of
my workman to abide by a decree
Rliich may be awarded against us or
in the absence of such funds, compel
'.he placing Of a bond by the trades
inions for the enforcement of such
I ward.
"I beg to submit that in few if any
Instances would awards be rendered
Igainet the trades unions when tiie
trade would be thoroughly organized;
t»ut during the period of organization,
»r through the unauthorized hasty ac
tion of a member, the entire union
jould be
Placed In Peril,
Us future land its efliciency destroyed
irul the workers placed at the tender
jiercH-g '»f their employers. The first
itep must be organization, the second
conciliation, the next, possibly, nrhitrn
tion, -L%ut compulsory arbitration—
nejvr !.' "~ : • ■■
iUf successful mediation of general
officers in a number of disputes bctweei,
working men and employers yvas ft
ported, and the. statement made lli.'u
labor must conquer the r lit to be
heard. With this rijfht. many strikes
and lockout might be uvoideii.
Mr. (jumpers asked that more .assist
ance Might be allowed the president of
the federation in his duties as editor ol
the ofticial onran of the order.
lliifher dues for the various unions
were suggested as a means of eunfc*>ißK
their usetuluess and auginenliift; their
strength, and the fact was cited that the
only union tliat has increased its ineiiir
bership in the past year has the highest
dues of any in the federation.
Secretary Chris Evans submitted his
report of the tiuauces anil numerical
Strength or itic Federation.
The receipts including balance Nov.
1, 1893, of *1,177.04. were stated at fct*,
4ii:i.s7. The expenditures were given at
ifi7,3u2.os. iucludittc 15.575.54 donated »<>
the sustenance of striking unions; Woo
of this was given to the Debs de
fense fund. The receipts and ex
penditure's were less tl:an in IWI2
and l-'.io. There is a balance of 55,191.71).
which is less than at any time since
1800. The report showed that 107 char
ters were issued during the yt-ar for
local and central unions, and state fed
erations in thirty states. Several im
portant amendments to the constitution
were recommended. .Regarding the
proposition that the federation enter
politic?; tbo secretary recommended
that such action be. confined to work in
dependent of any party. Closer organ
ization and a general breaking away
from political parties was recommended.
The treasurer, John I>. Lenne, made
Ins report. It was practically a resume
of the financial items of Secretary
Evans' report.
Kuril-. Talkft.
President Uompers then introduced
Hon. John Burns, who made a short
address, lie said: "David Holmes and
myself were chosen by the organiza
tions of labor of the old world to repre
sent them in tills, the first American
labor convention at which English rep
resentatives were present. The con
vention that appointed us consisted of
400 members, of whom 100 were mem
bers of parliament, justice or municipal
officers. This shows what a hold or
ganized labor has on the people of Eng
land. 1 shall be pleased to hear ten
years hence that you have progressed as
far as we iiave today. Our coming here
is interesting for many reasons*, one of
which is that the country from which
we come initiated the employment sys
tem. 1 would say. however, that while
hugland inaugurated industrial com
petition, America has eclipsed her in
monopolies." lie spoke feelingly of the
warm welcome they bad received, and
gave some words of advice as to the
future work in the convention.
Mr. Holmes excused himself from
spe.iking on faccount of a heavy cold
contracted on Ins way to this city.
President Gompers, in response to
Mr. Burns, stated that under no gov
eminent on earth have laboring men
been so imposed upon as in America.
bat expressed ihe hope that conditions
may soon improve and that improve
ment be aided by this fraternal meet
ing of laboring men of Europe and
America.
A formal invitation from the trades
assembly to take an excursion around
the "loop"' tomorrow was accepted, as
was one to attend the Lyceum theater,
and to a reception by the hotel employ
es' union tomorrow night. R v. Myron
W. Heed, of Denver, was introduced to
the convention and made abrief address.
He said: "For fifteen years 1 have been
more concerned about a home over here
than about a home over there. 1 have
regarded the old world as a discipline
and the new world as an opDortunity,
and regret tiiat many opportunities
have been thrown away. We are told
that the workiuratan today is better off
than lie formerly was. To my mind the
Sioux on the plains of Dakota with his
pony and bows and arrows years ago
was better off than some Kansas or
Nebraska farmers today. The working
mnn may be better off than he was. but
he has by no means kept pace with the
improvement iii art, science aud in
vention/
Congratulatory telegrams were read
from E. V. Debs and James O'Conneil.
The credentials committee reported
the contests all settled, except that of
the painters' union, and asked for more
time on that. At this point
ySis* Phoebe < oiizing
entered the room and was called to the
front by President Gompers. She spoke
briefly. The president announced some
of the unimportant committees, aud
the convention then took trie painters'
union contest out of the hands of the
credentials committee and seated the
delegates holding the first-issued cre
dentials, Messrs. Coouer and Murphy.
A letter was read from Carl Browne,
Coxey's lieutenant, in which he con
gratulated tiie convention that it had no
Gatling gun aimed at it, and suggesting
that it pass a resolution demanding that
if congress enact the currency law pro
posed by President Cleveland the em
ployers be hereafter compelled to pay
for labor in gold. The letter was re
ferred to the committee on resolutions,
after which a recess was taken until
\\ ednesday morning at 10 o'clock.
Like unto the flourishing "green bay
tree" is Dr. Price's Cream Baking Pow
der. Honest methods and skillful hands
have pioduced this household treasure.
Was a Prominent Veteran.
Dkxvkk, Col., Dec. 10.—Commodore
\V. B. Tuliunt died today of pneumonia.
lie took a prominent part in the reduc
tion of Fort Fisher and the capture of
Wilmington.and was severely wounded.
He was superintendent of thu union
depot in this city.
Dr. Pierced
Pleasant Pellets
To any one sending name and address
to its on a postal card.
Qnce Used, They are Always in Favor.
Hence, our object in sending them out
broadcast
—— ON TRIAL „■
They absolutely cure Sick Headache,
Biliousness, Constipation, Coated
Tongue, Poor Appetite, Dyspepsia and
kindred derangements of the Stomach,
Liver and Bowels.
Don't accept some substitute said to
be "just as good."
The substitute costs the dealer less.
It costs you ABOUT the same.
HIS profit is in the "fust as good. *
WHERE IS YOURS?
Address for Free Sample,
World's Dispensary Medical Association,
No. 663 Mala Si., BUFFALO, N. Y.
THE PA TNT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: 1 TUESDAY' MORNING. BECEMBE^^, "'jiSk
SAD DAY FOR BULLS.
Uncertainty Regarding the
Government Report Weak
ened Wheat.
INCREASE IN THE VISIBLE,
And Big- Failures in New
foundland Had Bear
ish Influence.
STOCKS DECIDEDLY WEAK.
Market Depressed by Heavi
ness ot American Stocks
Abroad.
CHICAGO. Dee. 10.—The news In evi
dence today was all against the wheat
bulls, but the uncertainty regarding the
expected report of the government
had a restraining Influence on sell
ers, and Way closed hut J^e -lower.
May corn gained May outs closed
%c lower, and provisions finished lower
ali around. Wheat kept within a nar
row range. It oueued from }gc to } 4 c
below its closing value on Saturday,
and did not change much afterward.
It was in the main heavy all da), and
there was much to make it so, including
an increase of 1,200,000 bu in the quan
tity of wheat and Hour on ocean pas
sago and a decline of %@ld in prices at
Liverpool. Cables from London report
ed reselling of Russian wheat there at
less than shippers' prices. A Liverpool
firm cabled that the reports from Ar
gentine were coming better as regards
their crop prospects. Financial ruin
was reported to have overtaken the
principal bank and nearly all the chief
commercial houses in St. John's, N. F.
There was an increase of KIA.OOO bu in
the visible supply of wheat here, and
Minneapolis and Duluth cot 970 car
loads today, compared with 740 on the
corresponding day of last year. May
wheat sold at 50% c at the opening, and
did not go any lower than 5(Jc during the
day.
The restrains: iufluence on the bears
was the government crop leport, due
this afternoon. hat was too uncertain
a quantity to encourage much selling.
The Enidish visible suuply was esti
mated to have decreased 1,387,000 bu
last week, and New York reported some
lilling of orders there for cash wheat for
export. May closed at 59j^c. Corn was
strong, considering the weak feeling
which prevailed in wheat. The re
ceipts are giving evidence of falling off.
The weakness ol the cash article was
the only bearish feature in today's
trade. The opening price for May was
40%e, and it sold at 4'J}£(«H9%e. After
that it worked up and touched 50)£c for
a moment, but was down again at the
close to 49%(ri>49%c. * .
Oats were a shade firmer, in sympa
hy with corn, and possibly influenced
tby a decrease ot 594.000 bu in the
visible. May started at 32% c, where it
closed after > 4 'c fluctuations.
The provision market was heavy, and
prices ruled lower. The packers hud
products for sale when any one bid tor
them, and sometimes did not wait for
bids, but made offers, shading prices.
Hog receipts were 44,000 head and esti
mated at 33,000 tor tomorrow. Trices at
the close showed the following losses
for May delivery, compared with those
on Saturday:
May pork. 22}£c; lard, 12>£c: ribs,
12^ c.
Freights—One charter at 3 1-.; c to load
and store corn in Buffalo to April 1.
The leading futures rantred as follows:
Open- High- Low- Clos-
Articles Ing. | est. est. ing.
Wheat. No. '2—
December . W& 54% 54V= 54V2
May 3<H*-U 591& f>9 59V«-U
July oJ 60 59% b'i'ijs
Coru, No. 'i —
December. 467k 471* 4C% 4es,i
January 4?i*t 47i 47i*-ty 4714
- 49!* 50-50 49t0-*te 403*-«*<
Onts, No. 2—
December i 29 Vs 29Vsl 20% 29i*
-,Ma>;- ••: 32%-<U 3.% 32te-ife 32V2-%
Mess Pore—
January 1195 1105 1175 1175
May.... .12 30 12 30 12 10 12 \2Vt
Lard-
January....... 690 6OD 6SO 660
cMayv;c 7 r.'V2 7 12Va 7 02V5 7 02Va
Short Ribs—
January 5 92i& 5 92«,5 5 82% 5 S2V2
Muy 615 C> 15 (s"| 605
Cash quotations were as follows:
Flour—Steady; winter patents, [email protected]
2.80; winter atraights,[email protected]; spring
patents, [email protected]<»; spring straights, .
|[email protected]; bakers. §[email protected] Wheat-
No. 2 surinsr, [email protected]; .No. 3sDring, nom
inal; No. 2 red, [email protected] Oorn-N0.2,
4«%e; No. 3 yellow. 43'4C. Oats— No. 2.
29J£c; No. 2 white, 32>^(a-32>.;c; No. 3
31%@32J£e. Rye— Xo. 2. 49c. " Barley-
No. 2, [email protected]}-<c; No. 3, [email protected]; No. 4,
[email protected] Flaxseea^No. 1, *l.f>3. Tim
othy Seed — Prime, 85.00. Mess
Pork—Per M»i,[email protected]?%. Lard-Per
100 lbs, 36.77>[email protected];.So. Short'Ribs—Sides
(loose), |[email protected] Shoulders — Dry
salted (boxed), 53£@5^e. Side;?-Shori
clear (boxed). 6#(g6^e. Whisky—Dis
tillers' finished goods, per gaf, $1.23.
Sugars unchanged. Receipts — Flour,
10.000 bbls; wheat. 27,000 bu; corn, 202,
--000 bu; oats, 164,000 bu; rye, 14,000 bu;
barley, s<>;Uoo bu. Shipments — Flour,
11,000 bbls; wheat,3o,ooobu: c0rn,395.000
Dv; oats. 88,000 bu; rye, 5.000 bu bar
le3\ 19.000 bu. On the produce ex
change today the butter market was
dull; creameries, [email protected]; dairies, [email protected]
20c. Eggs steady; 21(3>22}-£c.
Itlilw-aultcc.
Milwaukee, Wis,, Dec. 10.—Wheat
weak; No. 2 spring, 58c; No. 1 north
ern, 63J£c; May, o'J^. Corn firm and
wanted; No. 3. 45J^c. Oata steady No.
2 while, 3234 c; No. 3 white, \\%(db.
32c. Barley higher; No. 2, seke;
sample. 50^@53>'c. Rye nom
inal; No. 1, 50c. Provisions lower. Pork,
$11.90. Lard, $6.75. Receipts— Flour,
5,200 bu; wheat, 61,200 bu; barley. 34,-
UOO bbl. Shipments— Flour, 6,000 bbl;
wheat, 1,800 bu; barley, 3,900 bu. Flour
steady, unchanged.
Diliu til Wheat.
DuLUTir, Minn., Dec. 10.— Wheat was
dull, inactive and lower here today.
Lower cables and lartre receipts at pri
mary points caused a weak opening at
%c decline from Saturday for May.
The market ruled fairly steady, how
ever, May never selling above (Jl^c or
belovyGl^c. Nearly all the business
was In May. One trade in December
was reported near the close at sS^c.
The close was irregular, %c lower thaa
Saturday tor cash, 34c lower for De
cember, %@%c lower for May and %c
lower tor July,
Close—No. i hard, cash. 60^c; De
cember, ! 4 c; May, Ol^c: July. 63% c;
No. 1 northern, cash, 58% c; Decem
ber, 58^c; May, 61>&'c; July, 62^c;
No. 2 uorlhern, cash, 55% c; No. 3, 52% c;
rejected, 49% c: to arrive. No. 1 hard,
OO^c; No. 1 northern, 58% c; rye. 46c;
No. 2 oats. 3154 c; No. 3 oats, 30% c;
barley, [email protected]
Keceiptb here and at West Superior-
Wheat, 152.846 bu: oats, 7,656 bu; flax,
1,428 bu; barley, 3.595 bu. Shipments-
Wheat, 1,247 bu; flax, 8»5 bu. Car in
spection today— Wheat, 333: oats, 9;
rye, 1; barley. 4. Weekly statementof
grain in store here Saturday laat shows
total wheat in store, 6,176,526 bu; in
crease of 1,035,189 bu during the week;
oats in store, 478,279 bu; rye, 2,152 bu;
barley, 63,964 bu: flax seed, 37,195 bu.
Til© Visible.
New Tork. Dec. 10.— The visible sup
ply of grains Dec. 8, Saturday, as
compiled by the New York produce ex-
I change, is as follows: Wheat, 85,018,-
800 bu; increase. 819,000 bu. "f Corn,
0.000,000 bu; Increase, I,VS^,OOO bu. Oats,
1),14G,0C0 bu; decrease, W4.000 bu. Rye.
453,000 bu; decrease, 24,«j00 Cu. Barltv'
3,582,000 bu; decrease, VJ27,000 bu.- • ■
....... K<»w York I*r»4liifc.
.New Yohk, Dec. fo —Flour—Re-
ceipts, 35.000 bbls; exports, 6,800 bbls:
sales, 9,400 pkgs; market dull, with
not much chance of concessions from
mills owing to the- high freight rates;
rye Hour quiet; aale*, 150 bbls; bnck<
wheat flour unsettled. Wheat—Receipts.
32,400 bu; exports, 43,000 bu;sales,3,G7s,.
000 bu ■ futuieu, 32.000 bu spot; spot
market weaker; No. 2 red, Htore and
elevator, 59^(«fi60^c; afloat, 6l:!<«
61%e; f. o. b., 02'4c; No. 1 north
ern, 79'0(5 delivered; No. 1 hard, 71
delivered; options opened weaker un
der heavy foreign selling, lower cables
and a 2,000 bu increase on passage, ral
lied in sympathy with corn, but again
weakened under a larger visible supply
increase than expected and weak late
cables; prices rallied on tho early afteVi
noon ou the big reduction in the Eng
lish visible, but finally declined under
local liquidation and closed weak atX
<«V decline; No. 2 red, January, 605-loi
(<<;t>o 11-lGc. closed at 60>£c; Feb
ruary, OI^Gl 11-10 c; closed at 6P.,«-
March, GJ%(.^62 9-10 c, closed at 62%e;
May, 68 l-lU(a;o33 & 'c.clos«d l^c;June,
63%<j$68«£c, closed at Kf&e; July, C6%iib.
03% c, closed at 63% c; December, OU(d>
(so'.jc. closed at 60c. Corn—Receipts',
170.400 bu; exports, 9,000 bu; sales. 1(50,
--000 bu futures, 47.000 buspot; spot mar
ket quiet; No. 2. 57%"@58c; yellow, 5Sc
delivered, for now; steamer mixed. [email protected]
51^c; No. 3, [email protected]>£c; options opened
weak with wheat, but rallied ou wet
weather and prospects of light re
ceipts; prices finally reacted with
wheat, and closed at h<iSKc net
decline; January, 53j£@53 9-lGe, closed
ats3^c; May, 53>£@54c, closed ats3^c;
December. [email protected], closed at 55c. Oats
—Receipts, 54,000 bu; exports, none:
sales, 60.000 bu futures. 50.000 bu spot
spot dull; No. 2, 34)£c; No. 2. deliv
ered, S.%c; No. 3, 33% c; No. 2 white,
[email protected]£c; No. 8 white. SB}^@3BKc;
track white Western, [email protected]!«c; track
white state. [email protected]>^c; options quiet
all day, but fairly steady, finally
declining with corn, closed
lower; January, [email protected]}£c. closed 35c;
May. 36)£@d6>%c, closing at 30>£c; De
cember closed at 343^c. Butter— Eastern
and Western dairy. ;lo}.<(a>lsc; Western
creamery, [email protected]: Western factory, OK
@17c; Elgins, 24c; imitation creamery,""
2%' c; state dairy, [email protected]; state cream
ery. 17#@32c. Ciieesw quiet; slate.large.
[email protected]^c; small, 9%<jgl2c; part skims,
3>^@'Jc; full skims, \!iw:iu. Esfgs quiet:
state and Pennsylvania, 2i'>(w27c; ice
house, [email protected]; cases, [email protected]; receipts,
5,5(i7 pkgs; Western, fresh, [email protected];
Southern, [email protected] Tallow quiet but
tirm.
Liverpool Itlarkct.
Liverpool. Dec. 10.—Wheat—Spot
dull, demand poor; No. 2 red winter,
ss; No. 2 red spring, stocks, 2s; fu
tures opened dull, with near aud dis
tant positions ottered winter 2 farthings
lower; closed easy, with their positions
5 farthings lower, and distant positions
5 tarthiius lower; business was heavier
on nearest and most distant positions;
December is 4s lod; January, 4s Id;
February, 4s lod; March, 4s lid; April
and May, 4s lo^d. Corn—Spot firm-;
American mixed, 4s s£{d; futures
opened dull, with near and distant
positions 1 farthing lower; closed steady,
with near positions unchanged to 3
farthings lower, and distant positions 3
farthings lower; business heaviest Qtfj
middle positions; December, 5s : ,d;.
January, blank; February. 4s s^d;
March, 4s 5/ 4 d; April. 4soJ4<l; May. 4s
s}i<\. Flour steady, demand moderate";
»t. Louis fancy winter, 6s. Peas—Ca
nadian, 4s lid.
TIXAXCIALr.
Sew York.
New YoKK,Dec.lO.— Tlie week opened
in the stock exchange with a weak tone
to the speculation, the market being
depressed by the heaviness of Ameri
can securities in the London stock ex
change. There was also active selling
here, for foreign account, of a majority
of the Internal specialties. A report
that Drexel, Morgan & Co., of this city,
and J. S. Morgan & Co., of London,
would Issue simultaneously a statement
declaring that the Erie reorganization
plan would be abandoned, and that a
stock assessment would be levied, in
duced sales of common stock in an un
usually large amount, causing a decline
of 1 per cent, while the preferred on
sales of only 4Uoshares,l>roke ?jk per cent
compared with the last previous sale
written was made on Nov. 13 As the
event proved, the circular was issued
after the close of business, but it made
no sugirestion of a stock assessment but
inertly proposed to lay aside temporar
ily the reorganization plan for the rea
son that the earnings of the road are at
present unequal to the payment of tiie
interest on the proposed new bonds
and asked the bondholders who have de
posited their bonus under the plau to
agree to postpone any hostile action un
less a further default iv interest should
occur. Ihe alternative is the abandon
ment of the reorganization.
Sugar was heavily traded in, but the
movement In the stock was in the hands
of the same clique which controlled last
week's Kieat speculation in the shares
At the opening, a decline of % was
made, followed by an advance of ol- a
reaction of 1 and a train of Vt to y:3
shortly before noon, that being the top
price of the day. During the afternoon
the fluctuations were frequent, and
shortly before the close the stock
touched »&, the low figure of the
mornine, closing with a recovery of \i
Conmared with Saturday, the "aharJs
are down % from the best of the day
the decline is 2%. Laclede Gas pre
ferred, after a ioss cf l, rose 3.
The coal shares were heavy on sales
believed by many to be for the liquida
tion of long stock for the account of in
siders of tne group, all closing at the
lowest, except New Jersey Central'
which rallied % in the final trading on
small covering. In the grangeis, the
trading was light, except as to St. Paul,
of which London was a seller, and the
fluctuations were confined within frac
tional limits, save iv Northwest, which
moved within a range of 1 per cent
The tendency of the stocks was
downward and the sales show losses
from Saturday of from \ in St. Paul
and Northwest, and in Rock Island.
Burlington standing unchanged. The
general market was somewhat irregular,
but was weak in the main and closed
hdilK lower than on Saturday, the
latter Lake Shore. Some few of the
specialties show gains on the
day, including Consolidated Gas
2; St. Paul preferred, \% ■
Laclede Gas preferred, 2; do common
%\ Rubber preferred. 1' 4 , and Alton &
ierre Haute, and National Starch, 1
per cent, The market closed about
steady.
The bond market was slightly easier
during the d«y for tlie more active is
sues, but few material changes were
made either way in the inactive securi
ties. A fair amount of business was
transacted, with Atchison firsts and
Southern 5s figuring for 1105,000 each
out of » total of «l,"381,000. The main
changes are:
Advances— Detroit Gas ss, 3 per cent;
Canada Southern second registered
S><s:StPaul firsts, Laclede & Daven
port division, 8#; Oregon Navigation'
nrsts. 2)a.
Declines - Wheellnsr & Lake Erie
firsts, Wheeling division, 2> 4 per cent. ,
The Total Sales of Stocks Today
were 242,822 shares, including: Amer
ican Sugar, 182,800; Burlinirton, 4.500-
Chicago Gas, 6,800; Erie. 12,000; New
.Jersey Central, 9.800; JNorthwest, 3.200-
Keadine, 9.700; Rock Island, 3,300; St'
Paul, 15,400; Wheeling & Lake Erie
3.500.
Hew York Money.
New York, Dec. 10.— Money on call
easy at [email protected]}£ percent; last loan. 1 per
cent; closed at 1 per cent. Prime mer
cantile paper, 2%@4}4 P« ceut. Sterling
exchange strong, with actual business In
bankers' bills at |4.88»^4.8» for de
mand, and at f4.87)£@4.«7^ for sixty
day*. Posted rates, [email protected]«iUiul |4 ua
Commercial bills, 14.804. Silver cer
tificates, Gl)sc. t - £. .
MHHAIL * ,-. '■ JAMES DORA*
m.poran^c6:,
Bankers and Brokers, ~:?
311 Jackson St.. ' St. Paul, Minn.
■ . < loKlnß Stocks— Went.
'fctchifcon iftoTst. P., M & M..107*
A()am» K.-cpreis..l3'.i Northwestern.... 97^'
Aitou&TerreH. S7 do pfd 140 ...
do pfd... ,lfti N. Y. Central.... 09
Am'can Expres9.in> N. Y. &N. G.... a]i,'s
Bultiuiort) &Oliio liOVa Ontario Wept.. 15%
Canadian Pacific. 58^ Oregon 1mp....:. 10
Ciunuhi >outhern M)Mi Ore^ou Nay 20
tVutral Pacific... UiA O. S. L. & U. N.. 6
\ ni's. & Onio. ... r.*k Pacific Mail ... ti
iiii'UKO ii Alton.l4V2 F'.. 1). & E [iVk
C. 13. &Q. 7U4 Plttsburg 158
CJiicauo Uas.. .. 717* Pullman Palace..l.'-O
ConsolldatcdGas.l2g% Heading 14%
• «-.,C.,C. & St. L.. US Kichmond Ter... 16\4
Colorado C. &1... BMb do r-fd 20
CottoaOil Certs. 27 Rio G. Western.. IC%
Del & Hudson.. 125 do pfd . 43
,ltel.,Lack. & W..ISBV* Hock Island 6.%
D. & H. G.pfd... 3:j^i Paul f>B
Dis . <Si C. F. Co.. gi.4 do pfd 119
Erie Ml St. P. A Omaha.. 33%
-do pfd £3 uo pfd ]10
,F<ort Wayuo 15H Southern Paciiic. I&*b
Gt. North, i>fd...lO V? Suiiar Refiuerv.. 9.^4
<T. &K. I. |ifd 93 Term.i oal A Iron 10
ilockiii{:\ alley 17i^ Texas Pacific... <JM*
Tllincis Central.. B>Va Tol. *O. C. pfd.. 7n
St.Paul A buluth JIV2 Union Pacific.... 11M»
Kan. & Tex. pid. 22Vi U. S. Express 4"i
Luke Erie A West Id Wnbash.St.L.AP. 6<4
do pfd 7u^ do pfd...... . 11
Lake Shore 1344k Wells-FarßO Xx .105
Leaa Trust iiM^ i Western Union.. 68
Louis. A Nash ... r>3ife Wheeling & L. E. 10%
Louisville <V N. A. 6 do pfd 30
Manhattan Con..lOCi*> M. A St. L. '2$
Mem. & t.'liarls'M. 10 1). A R..0 l<>Bj
MiehiKiinCeat.... OK General Electric. 31%
Missouri Pacilic. '-'SVs National Linseealt,B
Mobile A 0hi0.... 17^ Col. Fuel A Iron. 25V2
l\ash. As Ohatt.... 65 do pfd 70
Nat. Cordage. ... BVs Fi. AT. Central.. 2'^
do pfd 15^ T01.,A.A.M.. 3%.
N. J. Centrnl. ... 91% I.. St. L. AX. C. 1
N.&W.pfd iy% do pfd 7
North Aru. C 0.... 4 Southern R. R... IH-o
Northern Pacific. 4Vs do pfd eG%
do pfd ....... 17 Tobacco <Xii>
V. P.,Denver &G. 3.2 do pfd Kfii/o
R.M. NEWPORT & SON,
INVESTMENT BANKERS,
Loan Money ou Improred Property ia St.
Paul and Minneapolis
At 6% 'On or Before'
New Pioneer lllUi,, heeve i>ii:i.i^itr
ST. PAUL. MINNEAPOLIS.
U. re«... . ..Hi) 1). A It. (J. 45.... 811/2
do do coup l It»i4 Krio seconds 8G
ao4res; lH«/2 G.H.& S.A. (is... 9t5
dodocoup 11., i do do 7s. .. 100
*do re? <J7 H.& Tex. C. £5... 105V2
Pacific (is 0f. "95.. 99Vj do do 18....W2
Ala., Class A.... l<b% M.,K.A T.first4s. BH4
dodo B 105 do second 4s. 4ti%
do do C 02V;i Mutual Union Cs.llD
do Currency.... 92 N.J.u.Geu.ts.. .116
La.N.ConsolsJs.. 05«,4 N. P. lsts ll(i
Missouri Os 100 do 2ds SBVi
N.C.lis 124 X. W.con 143
do 4s 101 do 5.F.deb.f,8..100
S.Carolinn non-f. U'2 R. G W. lsts 70V<>
Tenn.newset.te. 82V2 ft. P.e005018... .lilf&s
do ■do ri5...104V2 do C.AP.W.58.1f.'%
do old cs 60 St.L.&l.M.Gen.ss 79
Va. Centuries.... CO% St.L.AS.F.Gen.tsli
do deferred 8 T. P. firsts ... S7sß
Atchison 4s 6<%i do ids 2tiVs
do second "A". 18 U. P. lsis of *9t.*103U
CauadaSo. 2d5...10."> Vest Shore 4s. ..10hV«
C.P.lsts of ...103 Southe.-n ss. .. .S9 "
P. &I{. G. 78....H4 .
I'Oimlou Financial.
Nkw Yokk, Dec. 10.—The Evening
Post's Loirdon cablegram says: Noth
ii«u was done in stocks today. The set*
tUrtnent begins tomorrow. Americans
were flat. Erie and Reading fell, but
tlu' close was above the worst on a cir
cular from the Morgans announcing
that the original reconstruction scheme
is,4io\v to be carried Into effect. Not
withstanding the dullness in Americans
there are signs of more buying from the
New York side than of late, and a few
persons here regard them as near the
bottom. Gold flows to France in con
nection with the new Russian loan.
Exchange.
CniCAGO. Dec. 10.— Money, [email protected] per
cent on call, [email protected] on time. New York
exchange at 45l- premium. Foreign ex
change strong. Sterling exchange, com
mercial-paper, ?4.8t5H(a)4.5(5%.
These [notations Furnis'isi')/
Jameson, Hevener
& CO.,
.—wuolesale:
Hay, Feed. Flour and Sesds
&T. FATJLj.
St. Paul 4. rain .Market.
Wheat—No. 1 hard 59)iW>0c
Wheat—No. 1 northern [email protected]
Wheat—No. 2 northern. 57(2>57}£c
Corn—No. 3 [email protected]^c
Corn— No. 3 yellow [email protected]
Oats—No. S white a6&(§3le
Oats—No. 3....' ... .... 80®3u^c
Barley 1 [email protected]
Rye—No. 2 44(<£4r)C
Flour—Patent ¥3.20(3:3.50
Flour -Straight 13.90(33. 10
Flour—Bakers' [email protected]
Flour— Rye $2.30(rt>'.3.G0
Buckwheat flour [email protected]
Coruuieal—Bolted $24(«>'2<5
Corn meal— Coarse. $19.50(g20
Ground Feed—No. 1 [email protected]
Ground Feed—No. 2 $19.25^19.50
Ground Feed—No. 3 $1'[email protected]
Bran—Bulk |[email protected]
Shorts—Bulk .". [email protected]
Hay—No. 1 upland prairie $8(3>8.50
Hay—No. a upland prairie $7(«!S
Hay—No. 1 wild |[email protected]
Hay—No. 1 timothy $10.50(^11
Timothy seed, per bu [email protected]'su
Clover • [email protected]
Straw. [email protected]
St. P*iul Produce.
Butter—Fancy separator, 24(a)25c; ex
tra creamery. [email protected]; tirst creamery, 17
@18c; second creamery, [email protected]; fancy
dairy, [email protected]; first dairy, [email protected]; sec
ond dairy, [email protected]; fancy roll and print,
[email protected]; common roll and print. [email protected];
packing stock. [email protected]; grease, [email protected]
Cheese—Full cream, ll)£(812c: pri
most, [email protected]; brick cheese, [email protected]^c;
LimburKer cheese. 10(a>10}^c; Younar
America, [email protected]; Swiss, [email protected];
skims, [email protected]
Eegs— Fresh, case included,[email protected])4c;
fresh, cases returned, 183^@19c; storajje,
[email protected]
Dressed Poultry — Turkeys. [email protected];
chickens, s&@6e; hens, 4}s(ji>sc; ducks,
[email protected]; geese, [email protected]
Vegetables—Onions, Spanish, crate,
31.75; onions, green, per doz., 20c;
onions. Minnesota, bu, 4.">@soe; onions.
; white, bu, Sot3>9Gc; radishes, per doz, 35
@40c; cauliflower, per doz, |[email protected]:
cabbage, doz, [email protected]?i; beets, doz, [email protected]
6()c; parsnips, bu, [email protected]; celery. doz,
[email protected]; lettuce, doz, [email protected]; rutab
aßas, bu, [email protected]; spinach, bu, 75c.
Dressed Meats —Mutton, packing house
stock, 4}[email protected]: mutton, country, 4>,>;
veal, fancy, [email protected]; veal, medium, [email protected]
4Kc; lamb, country, [email protected]
I'orK, Beef, Hams. Hides.Etc—Hides,
steer, srreen, per Ib, [email protected]£c; cow, green.
3(a!3Kc; calf, xreen. 7c; steer, salt, 4}{®
sc; cow, salt, [email protected]; pelts, [email protected];
wool, washed, 13w14n; wool, unwashed,
[email protected]; tallow, [email protected]>^c; pork, moss,
$1&[email protected]; beef, mess>, [email protected]; bacon,
[email protected]; hams,*[email protected]<); hams,picnic,
«[email protected]; dried beef, 9>£@llc; lard, $7.50
(a 8; hops, l«@2lc.
' Oranires—Mediterranean sweets, 53.50
@4; Kodis, $4.50(3)5; Floridns. *[email protected];
Mexican, [email protected]
Lemons—Extra faucy, [email protected]; fancy,
[email protected]
Bananas—Port Unions, |[email protected]; Hon
duras No. 1, [email protected]; Honduras, No. 2,
$1.25® 1.50; cocoanuts, per 100, |[email protected]
California Fruits— Peaches, per box,
free, 11; peaches, per box, cluiir, 85c;
pears, Bartletts. box, [email protected]; pears,
New York. Duchess, bbl, *[email protected];
pears, Winter Nellls, [email protected]; pears,
Beurie, [email protected]; pears, Vicars, [email protected]
1.75.
Berries— Cranberries, bu. [email protected];
cranberries, bbl, It.V 8., [email protected]; cran
b«rL|es, Cape Cod. [email protected]
Urapes— Tokay,craU», singles. $1.50;
Morocco, crate, [email protected]; Muscats,
crate, $1.50: Emperor, $1.40; Concord,
basket, [email protected]; Malaga, bbl. $8,[email protected];
Catawba, ttnsket, [email protected]
; Appl»«— Fancy atauU, bbl, $2.75(^3;
fancy. $3.'>. r(^>.7s; standard, [email protected]?.50;
fair. [email protected]; common, 'fl® 1.50."
Potatoes—Minnesota, bu, - [email protected];
Western, per 100 lbs, [email protected]«5c; sweet
<ferwjr», Dfjfi'L *a<^3.25; sweet Illinois,
wfttyi, %lmsM
Dried Fruit—Apples, evaporated, per
lb, 6(<§oc; "peaches.--peeled," [email protected];
ueaches, unpeoled, [email protected]: pears. G<a)lOo:
apricots, 8(<$10c; rHspberries, [email protected];
blackboiries, [email protected]>^c;pruues, California
French, [email protected]"
Uame and Fish— rabbit?, doz,
[email protected]; small rabbUs. doz, [email protected]*l;
jacksniDe, §[email protected], ducks, mallard, .Ir.z,
[email protected]; ducks, teal. doz. [email protected];
ducks, common, doz, $1; black basß. [email protected]
10c; pike,s(flO(sc: pickerel, [email protected]; croppies,
3c;ge«oe, doz, *[email protected]; brant.doz, f2.75Ce?3.
WOODWARD & GO
Grain
Commission.
KblKblished IS7O.
Minneapolis.
.Ilimi «-:s|n>!is >3arli<|s.
Wheat futures wore dull and weak.
The news was bearish. Export demand
was small. Foreign markets dull and
lower. Shipments from Russia last
week were very large. In the North
west the flour market is dull and many
mills aru closing down because of hiuli
freight rates to the East. Wheat ranged
as follows:
May—Opening. 4 'c; highest, 59%®
59Kc; lowest *59^c: Hosing, 5UJ£e.
July — Opening, highest, «0! a c:
lowest. 6OJ4C; closing, GO'^e.
December—Opening, 57j?g"c: highest,
57-?-< c; lowest, r/T'^c; closing. 57}4c.
On Track—No. 1 hard, 5S>&; No. 1
northern, 57J^e; No. 2 northern, 55>£c.
Some Sample Sales — 1 hard, leaf,
59c; No. 1 hard, 1 car, 59^'c; No, 1 hard,
I car, 58% c; No.l northern, 82 cars,
58^c; No. 1 northern, 2 cars, on track,
58>|c: No. 1 northern, 2 cars. 57.% c; No. 1
northern, 17 cars, 58c; No. 1 northern,
cars, to arrive, 58)£cj No. 2 northern,
II cars, o(5!^c; No. 2 northern, 9 cars,
55% c; rejected wheat, 2 cars, 9 or],
smutty, 54c; ear corn, 2 cars. 4t>c; ear
corn, lear, 4Ge; No. Soats.l car.wheaty,
30c; No. 3 wnite oats, 7 cars, 80% c; No.
3 white oats, 2 cars, 30)-2c; no grade
cats, 1 car. wheaty, 29>.<c.
Flour— First patents, [email protected] G0.
Bran and Shorts— [email protected]
bu1k;[email protected] in sacks; shorts.sl2.7s
@14. ■
Hay— Market Is steady; choice lowa
upland. [email protected]; choicw Minnesota up
land, §7.50(^8.25; medium upland, $5
@0.
Corn—No. S, 47c.
Oats— No. 3 white, [email protected]^c; No. 3,
[email protected]}£e.
Kje— 4(icfor No. 2.
Barley— Nominal; No. 3, 46(3!45c.
Ground Feed— Steady; No. I, per ton,
car lots. [email protected]; cornmeal. carload,
[email protected] per ton; granulated, [email protected]
ROGERS & ROGERS,
Live Stock Commission.
Union Stock Yards, Soaih St. Paul,Minn
LIVE STOCK.
Union Ntock lisarils.
Receipts—sos hogs, 79 cattle.
Hogs—Steady with Saturday's close;
a few bunches received, selling early.
Representative sales-
No. Wgt. Dkg. Price No. Wgt. Dkg. Price
99 173 ... $1 1 75 191 40 $t -A)
41 307 ... 4SO 57 293 .. 445
142 827 280 42u
Catttle—Steady; not much offered
and not much trading done; good de
mand for fat cattle and good stockers
and feeders.
No. Ay. PricelNo. Ay. Price
2 feeders.. 907 $2 3( I cove 800 $140
l?oxeu. 1.194 17: 1 cow m> 185
4 cows.... 2,075 2(h|lcow; 65J Its
Sheep -Fat muttons and lambs steady
and active; common stuff dull.
itliuiiesotii Transfer.
Cattle—Receipts were small and the
market was not active, only a few small
bunches selling as follows:
No. Ay. Price. iNo. Ay. Price
9 steers.. . .1.030 $2 65 i steers ... 1,061 82 75
2 oxen 1.763 170 4 cows and
lbull 1,200 ISO calves..., 80 00
4 oxen 1,587 225
Hogs—There were none on the mar
ket.
Sheep—Market was quite active and
muttons sold at $2.50. as follows:
No. Ay. Price. No. Ay. Price
3!< muttons ..94 $; 50 155 muttons ..'JS S2 50
168 muttons..94 2 50
Chicago .Live Stoclc.
Chicago, Dee. 10.—Hogs—Receipts,
44,000; official Saturday, 15,855; left
over, about 9,000. Quality quite fan
market only moderately active; prices
firm on tcood and easy on common
grades; sales ranged at [email protected] for
light; [email protected] for rough packing;
$4.10(<|4.55 tor mixed; [email protected] for
heavy packing and shipping lots, and
*2.25(^4.00 for pigs. Cattle—Receipts.
2:2.000; market dull and weak; prices
about 10c lower. Sheep — Receipts,
18.000; market very quiet and prices a
little lower.
To California Without Change Via
"lho Milwaukee.''
On Saturday, Nov. 10th, 1894, and on
every Saturday thereafter, an elegant
Pullman Tourist Sleeper will leave Min
neapolis (8:25 a. in.). St. Paul (8:35 a.
m.), and arrive Los Angeles, California,
at 0:S0 p. m. following Wednesday.
Via "The Milwaukee's" famous "Hed
rick Route" to Kansas City, thence via
the A., T. & S. F. R'y through South
ern California.
A most delightful winter route to the
Coast.
This car is ''personally conducted'* —
n immediate chnrge of an official and
an attendant through to destination.
Kate per berth, fC.OO through from St
Paul-Minneapolis.
Leave St. Paul-Minneapolis every
Saturday morning, arriving at Los An
geles every Wednesday afternoon.
For berths, complete information and
lowest rates apply to "Tho Milwaukee"
agents, St. Paul-Minnenpolis, or ad
dress J. T. Conley, Assistant General
Passenger Agent, St. Paul. Minn.
Whisky Trust Sued.
Chicago, Dec. 10.—Nelson Morris,
formerly a director of the whisky trust.
today began suit against that company
for $550,000. He claims that the trust
has with him a contract to feed a largo
number of cattle at its distilleries in
Peoria, and that it is unable to fulfill
more than one-half of its contract. The
failure to keep the contract has, he says,
damaged him to the amount asked in
the suit.
Mary Anderson a Mother.
London, Dec. 10.—Mrs. Mary Ander
son Navarro. the well known American
actress, was delivered of a son on Fri
day last at her residenco in Lex ha in
Gardens, Kensington, this city. The
child died the same day.
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Call on your nearest ticket ngent for our
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i oiuer' QEO F LAKY ,
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The Dining Car J.me to Fargo. Winnipeg;
Helena. Butte and the Pacific Northwest.
Dining Cars on Winnipeg and Pa- „*'•, I****
cific Coast Trains. J aiii ( p *ul
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Pacific M«U (Daily) for Fargo,
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Butte. Missouia, Spokane, Ta- i:ls 7:25
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Dakota and Mnuitoba Express
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Grafton, Winnipeg, -Moorhead. BrfM)7:o.l
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Fargo Local (Daily except Sun
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Dakota Express does not run west or Fargo
on Sunday.
Pullman Sleepers Dally between St. Paul
and Grand Forks, Grafton, Winnipeg, Fer
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Pullman First-Class and Tourist Sleepers
and Free Colonist Sleepers arc run on
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> —Trains leave Union Depot. City
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epnone, 150.
♦Daily. tDaily Ex. Sun. Leave. Arrive.
Chicago.Dubncjue NlxhtEx. ~ *it:Ttu pm
Chicago, ])übu<m<>. Kan-)
aaaCitr.St Joseph. Deo \ tS:0O am +10:50 pm
Moincs, Manhalltovn. . j *7:;«) P m »7asam
Dodge Center Locul, *J:;i,» pm *10:10 am
Clitcaffo, ITlllwuiikccvV Sl. Paul RK
. Le.—St. Paul-Ar.
Chicago "Day" Express.. .fS:Oft am 10:45 pm
Chicago "Atlantic" Ex.. *::SS pm *lt:;V> am
Chicago "Fast M ail" *(•>:?« nm ••.•:4; ) pm
Chicago "Vestibule" Lim *3:10 pm *7:50 am
Chicago via Dubuque.... +4:10 pm +10:50 am
Dubuque via La Crosse.. +>s:OS am t!O:4S pm
St. Louis & Kansas City.. *S:3> am »6::»3 pm
Mi bank and Way +S:.'O an: +6:3J pm
MilbanK and Aberdeen.. »J:ls pm «7:t'> am
v* D #ly +Xx- Sun* JEx- Sat- IKx. Mon.
For lull information call at ticket oaice.
! GREAT NORTHERN RY
! Tickeii: lt).i E. Third St. and I* Dion Depot.
j lkave. ! St Paul Union Depot. I abkite:
I Willmar, Moiris. Browns
J bS:D3 ami..Val. ami Breckiuridse..!b T:ODDin
j Fergus Falls. Fargo, u'd
tS:3oam Forks b G:o3pm
Otsco, Clear,vater and St |
J>;j:3Opm Cloud [bn:s.>am
b.i:oO Anoka, Si.Cloud.Willmr.r blO :;,:> a
1)4:30 pm .Excelsior* Hutchiuson.ibll:s3ain
.•« *Breckinridge. Furgo.
ao:3Opmj ..Grafton. Winnipeg.... a 7:3 Jam
;*Anoka. St. Cloud, Per*. I
! Falls. Crookston, Grand I
Forks, Helena,Butte, An
aconaa, Spokane, Seattle
a7:4.-»pm Pacific Coasi. si 7:lsan
I b,*::Sani Soo Falls.Yankton.S.City b 7:o)pm
I *■ Dill?; b. Except Sunday: JDining ani
• Bufte: Cars, Palace sleepers. Tourist C.ir3.
I Kastern .^ltiinesom liaihrar
| Runs the only fast truin from St. Paul
through Union Depots Minneapolis and West
I Superior to Dulnth without chance of cars.
Finest Buffet Parlor Cars in iho West.
Leave. j St Paul Union Depot. Arrive
West Superior and Dnlnta,
1:33 rm!-..Daily Except Sunday.... ">:"» pa
jft^gfe^flL Trains leaveSt.Faul 12:3{
/g^fSw\ or Milwaukee, Chieag<
i^iti^'M^il am' intermediate points,
i^3ff?yßSf Arrive from Chicago S:2i
a. m. and ;.:»:> p. m. ttaily.
Dining car service *'a la
carte" on all trains. City ticket office,
IG4 East Third Street.
"iftMj'iMliij'ftillld Leares Union Depot foi
*V^^^^iSSE l- Louis and
TT« mm mit J*>wu-riTer poicts 7:*t
' 1111 l ill- ij I I a-mi Arritea from Ctai<
'wMF^tJS^ S5 $& cago 2:30 p. m., exopt
I ■■'in? Vl Sunday. Leaves Unioi
'•■^s*3 J I I! rß^\ Depot for Cliica^o and St
I ttiligSsiiieMlßi H t'Ouis 7:40 p. in; Arrive!
jfr^>ftWjfy*£3.^l f rom same poims 7:45 a.m
daily.
SOO T-iHSTE,
Sr.PAUL 'UKION DKl'Or.
I llally n* follow*: Leara.
Boston, Montreal and New Knc
land pointe 10 p. m.
VancouTer, N. Whatcom and Pa
cilic coast poiuts 9:05 a m.
For further information nnd time of local
trains call at ticket otlice or consult folder.
! HOTEL IMPERIALS™;!
1 One of the Hr^esl and best in the city,
i Rooms, Sl.oo per day up. Send for circular.
Half a block from t-tli st. exit of the new
Illinois Central Station. All bapsage deliv
ered KKF.E from Ills. Central depot. No cab
fares necessary. Look out for our porter hi
the station. If you want comfort, conven
ience and economy, stop at the new

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