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THE SEDAIJA WEEKLY BAZOO. OCTOBER 27, 1891.
BULLS AND BEARS. I.OWER PRICES FOR STOCKS ON WALLi STREET. Wheat Takes a Drop of a Cent from Saturday Corn Bather Strong Cat tle In Fair Request Hogs Steady Liverpool Markets, Etc ' " Wall Street. J3wm Vnr Oct ftl Th ctfvlr market. while stlU extremely dull, had lost none of 1 Its strength this morning. First prices as a rule were small fractions higher than those of last evening. Further slight im-1 prorements were made in the early deal ings, but the trading was featureless out side of St. Paul and Richmond and West Point. Burlington had a spell of weak ness, but recovered in the later trading when the market became more active and the strength more decided. The trading after 11 o'clock presented no new features, but the best prices were well maintained with slight advances In a few cases. The activity was still monopo lized by the same few stocks, and the rest of the list was positively dulL The bank statement was about as expected and had no appreciable influence upon the market, which closed fairly active and firm to strong at about the best prices of the day. The following are the closing prices: Atchison 44fi C. B. & Q 99 C. C. C. & St. L 73& D. L. & W. 143K Lake Shore.... 124f N. American . Reading . 41 .in3' . - . 30 . . 53 . 16tf . 64X . 2.VV N. western... Itock Island... St. Paul L. & N 78X Union Pacific. M. It- A J . Ml Wabash pfd.., Mo. Pacific... WW Manitoba '.14tf Manhattan 102 j. c ni. W. union Chicago Gw. , Lead Tr u.... SutrarTrirt... W. E 40K C. S. Oil N. Pacific 2S V. Pat pfd 75tf Pullman Sliver Kansas City Bank Clearings. Kansas Citt, Mo., Oct. 21. Tho Kansas City bank clearings for the week thus far and for the corresponding time last year are as follows: 1891. Monday.. ..$1,179,482 Tuesday-..- 1.705.721 Wednesday. 1.718.839 Thursday... 1.624.M3 Friday 1.714.713 8atnr3ay.... 1,723,108 1890. Inc. P.ct. SL663.U1 $111,031 6.0 1,621,040 82.681 5 JO 1,681.962 SS.89J 20 1.5U.6M naen 1,828.102 HS.STS 6.2 1,644,973 78,132 4.7 Total....S10.a.228 t9.963.169 1SB.068 S.0 Decrease. THE GRAIN MARKET. Chicago. Chicago, Oct. 24. In wheat to-day dull ness was the rule. December wheat start ed at last night's close, 95c sold at Q5c, dropped to 95c, back to 95Kc The Teceipts to-day were 117 cars of winter nd 342 cars of spring. Shipments 36,100. December wheat closed at 95,Yc or about lower; October closed at 93?c or He up. In the corn market there was not much doing and the gimp appeared to have been taken out of the marketfjrhe receipts to day at 330 cars were SO cars more than the estimate called for. November sold at JSOJfc once but broke to 50c May sold at 42)fc and. weakened to 42& Shipments were 167,000 bu. November closed at MJfc and May at 42cX- Receipts oat were 293 cars and the shipments were 148,000 bu. Provisions were far removed from activity, in fact they were insufferably doll, with an undercurrent of strength. There was no trading on call except some desultary transactions between packers in old pork January delivery. On the whole range prices were but little changed. Near the close pork took a jump. On covering by shorts and buying by Cudahy Decem ber advanced to tS.95 and January to I1L57X, closing near the top. Chicago, Oct. 24. The following is the range of prices for active futures: Oct!. High'st Lowestjyl' Wheat Oct. 93 93 93& 93 Dec 95 95 May 1 02X 1 01& 1 01 1 02 Corn Oct 65 54X 54K 54 Year 44 44 44 44 May 42 42H 42 42tf Oats Oct. Nov 30K 29 29 SO May 32 31 31 33 Pork Oct S 75 Dec 8 97 875 892 880 Jan 11 52 11 27 11 45 11 S5 Lard Nov. 6 30 0 22 6 30 6 25 Dec. 635 627 635 630 Jan 6 43 6 37 6 43 6 37Jtf Nov. 6 12 6 05 6 13 6 02W Dec 5 97 5 83 5 97 5 9J Jan 5 97 5 83 5 95 5 87X Receipts at Chicago to-day Wheat, 459 cars; corn, 330; oats, 290 cars. Estimated receipts to-morrow Wheat, 475 cars; corn, 825 cars; oats, 300 can, bogs, 30,000. The Chicago Cash Markets. Chicago, Oct. 24. Closing cash prices to-day were as follows: Wheat No. 2 aprlng,93c; No. 2red, 94c Corn No. 3 65c; No. 3, 54c; No. 2 yellow corn, 55a Oats No. 2, 29c Timothy $1.16. Pork $8.87K- Lard $6.90. Ribs-46.50. Flax, Rye and Barley. Chicago, Oct 24. Closing prices : Rye, cash,SSKc; October,88c;November,8Sc Flaxseed No. 1, cash, 96c November, S6c; December, 9Sc Barley October, 061c Wheat and Corn In Liverpool. Liverpool, Oct 24. Wheat Holders offer sparingly. Prices Jd higher. No. 3 red winter, 8s 4d. Flour Holders offer koderately. Prioes unchanged. Fancy winter, lis M. Corn Holders offer fu tures sparingly and the supply of spots poor. Spot, 6s d; October, 6s d; No Tsmber, 6s; December, 5s UX& Kaasas City. Kakias Citt, Mo., Oct 34. Nearly all the levator Arms reported fair sales of wheat to-day, the aggregate being upwards f M,M0 Awaals. The receipts were 196 oars. CowiwitssloaBaeaaaa to work hard te ret yestaraays prices, but they found alMtr ef bines at alixat oesceMioas. Next week's receipts aro expected to be large. No. 2 hard wheat sold at 81 to 82c; No. 3 hard. 4 to 7Sc; No. 2 hard, 73 to 74c; No. 2 red, SCc; No. 3 red, 81S2c; No. 4 red, 73370c; rejected, G570c Receipts of corn were SO cars and they were peddled around at all sorts of prices. No 2 mixed sold at about 43 to 4SKc; November 5,000 bu sold at 38c; December, 35c bid, 37c asked; No. 3 corn, cash, 43 to 44c; No. com, 40 to 42c; No. 2 white corn, 503 to 51c; No vember, S9Jc hid, 40fc asked. Oats wero hardly steady. Tho receipts, 61 cars, were rather large. No. 2 mixed oats cash sold at 27c November, 5,000 bu at 23c; Decem ber, 5,030 bu at 27c No. 3 oats.l car 20c No. 2 white oats, 27K27c Rye, was in demand 81c for No. 2. No. 3, 76 to 77c Receipts 26 cars. Flaxseed, 80c on the basis of pure, .leceipts 7 cars. Bran, 2 cents higner; 62c in 100 lb sacks. Receipts 2 cars. Hay steady. Receipts were 14 cars. Quotations are: Timothy, Si per ton; fancy prairie, 16.50; good to choice, $5 to 15.53; low grades, (3 to $4.50. Castor beans, (1.53. St. Lonls. St. Louis, Oct 24. Receipts, wheat, 213,400 bu; shipments, 110,000 bu; receipts of corn, 30,003 bu; shipments, 12.C0J bu. Closing prices were: Wheat Cash, 92 c; October, 93cbid; November, 93c; De cember, 94c; May, $1.01. Corn Cash. 50c bid; October, 50c; November, 42c; year, 39c; May, 40c; December, 3Sfc. Oats Cash, 28c; October 2Sc; Novem ber, 28c; May, 31c LIVE 8TOCK MARKETS. Kansas City. Kansas Citt, Mo., Oct 24. There were light receipts of cattlo at the stockyards to-day. They were mostly western and Texas cattle There were few good native steers, and aside from a number of good fed half-breeds and western beeves the quality of receipts was rather trashy. The general market was quiet and much the same as for several days. Dressed beeves and shippers were rather dull and some of them were being shipped through In first hands. Canncrs were more easily sold. Native cows were in light sup ply, but western cows were plentiful many of them fair in quality. A good many cows were selling at unchanged values. The supply of stockcra and feed ers was large and nearly all common to poor. Inquiry was slack and sales gener ally bard to make The few good natives offered sold well and about like yesterday, but others were a trifle lower. There were 1,500 Texas and Indian cattlo received slnco yesterday's report, 27 cars of them cows. Quality was very ordinary. The feeling was some better for fair Wiling cattle and others were as low as they have been. Offerings of hogs are still large. Tho quality was fair with one load of extra fancy hogs ana fewer really good hogs in proportion to the number than yesterday. Prices were still on the decline, the very choice being steady, good hogs 5c -lower and common stock 10c lower. There was a fairly good movement considering the losses. Cattle Receipts, 4.2C3; calves. 243; shipped yesterday, 3,497; calves, W. The market was dull ana steady. The following are representative sales: DRESSED BEEr AND SHIPPING STEERS. No. Wt. Price. No. Wt. Pr.'ea. 33 Col.,1.418 4 40 I 54 Col..l.413 4 4J 54 Col..1,425 20 1,227 4 S 4 00 3 tO 3 03' 19 1.367 4 10 3 95 3 75 -0 2i7 20 1,233 20. .1,256 7. Sl COWS AND HEIFERS. 3 1,223 2 75 165 996 11 1.10J 2 30 5 1,170 29 9S5 2 15 8 5 11 1,110 3 10 12 955 27 984 2 10 6 1.025 8 757 8 05 20 825 14 977 2 10 12 932 5 920 2 00 7 1.0J7 3J 1,082 1 80 18 9S4 3 853 1 70 7 835 18 741 1 70 7 917 5 862 ICO 2 900 12 951 1 50 11 919 6 8;8 1 50 4 735 3 790 1 00 7 880 TEXAS AND INDIAN STEERS. 26 671 2 70 I 143 903 29 893 2 00 I TEXAS AND INDIAN COWS. 93 721 1 30 1121 633 393 N.M 749 1 321 93 591 245 215 2 lit 210 2 10 2 05 200 180 ISO 175 1 60 16J 150 150 100 0 1 30 1 00 3 25 2 75 2 65 2 6) 3 20 1 25 1 70 1 SO 8TOCKER3 AND FEEDER?. 25 1,269 3 45 H40 1,164 22 1,283 3 30 j 19 S63 8 702 3 70 I 33 70S 30 693 2 60 5 1,138 6 1,017 2 25 llOJWest 994 MIXED. 1 bull.. 1,433 1 bull. .1,040 1 bull.. 1,350 2 stags.1,151 8 elves. 16Tclvs 104 1 70 1 45 1 70 3 00 3 50 2 25 4 0) 4 00 lbull.. 930 1 bull.. 1,26) 1 bull.. 1,0) 3C&C3. 5 elves. 13 elves. 21 elves. l'J elves. 20 00 M 6M S 11 25 S 50 (5 800 Selves. 2 elves. Hogs Receipts, 11.397; shipped yester day, 4,645. The market was 5 to 10c lower. The following are representative sales: NO.AT. Vl Price No. At. Wt. Price No.Av.WuPr!ce. 55 3-. 0 415 68 S41 405 393 63 254 40) 395 71 2W 44 247 88 234 79 250 SO 199 68 212 75 2 72 133 79 217 59 217 91 1G0 87 170 45 112 68 154 8 133 400 393 395 39J 60 233 71 241 67 2:4 73 2G3 54 226 78 2-.9 CO 231 59 137 S3 215 75 29 82 232 74 210 6J 214 45 112 29 155 41 1S9 55 232 39 175 395 390 390 3S5 3 S3 385 S85 3 S3 375 3C3 36 :!&-, 3C0 343 393 390 39) 3 bo 383 3&5 33 a 330 375 363 3tt 3C3 300 3-.U 3i 2i9 3S7 64 S18 385 60 232 3h5 10 221 385 51 62 380 61 206 375 36 164 375 44 133 361 72 195 313 83 163 360 S7 163 350 17 151 Sheep Receipts, 33); no shipments yes terday. The market was quiet and steady. The following are representative sales: No. WC Trice. No. Wt. Price. l,3S6Am 99 4 25 I 10 mut. S3 4 00 2 culls 140 3 00 I Sculls. 1 0) Lire Stock Notes. Dressed beef men bought 3,053 cattle yesterday. Armour bought 1,619, Klngan 8, Dold 141, Phoenix Packing company 171, Swift 1,031 and local butchers 82. Packers bought 11,322 hogs yesterday. Armour boueht 4,393, Kinan 1.346, Fowler 8,066, Sold 1,161, Swift 9.9 ana Morrison Packing company 419. Cole bought 2,228 and other shippers 2,49). Receipts at the yards since January 1 aggregate 992,919 cattle. C5.494 calves, 1,903,994 hogs and 323,315 sheep. Com pared with the same time last year these figures show a decrease of 21,225 cattle, 280 calves, 319,937 hogs and 1,132 sheep. Chicago. Ckicaoo, Oct 24. Hogs Receipts, 15, 009; official yesterday, 2S.211; shipments yesterday. 7.814; receipts for the week, 143.718: shipments for the week. 33.113: receipts corresponding week last ycar,213, 914, shipmcnts,54,640; packing from March 1 to date, 2,29,000: last year, 3,00,(.00; left ovcr.about 6,00). Quality rather poor. Market active and firm; prices 5c higher. Sales ranged at $126.96.36.199 for light; tS.85 4.10 for rough packing; $3.9324.40 for mixed: f4.15S4.55 for heavy packing and shipping lots; pigs, r3.A0g4.23. Cattle Receipts, 3,500; official yestcr day,10,393; shipments yesterday, 5,530. Market quiet and dull. Sheep Receipts, 2,000; official yester day, 7,034; shipments yesterday, 2,165. Market quiet St. Louis. St. Locis, Oct 24. Cattle Receipts, 1,000. Market slow. How Receipts, 1.803. Market steady. Fair to best heavy, $4.2534. mixed, t3.S0g4.25; yorkers, t4.10g4.23. Sheep Receipts, 500. Market steady. BAZOO GOSSIP. "Business is almost suspended in my court," remarked Police Judge xlaistead to the Ooesiper. "some half a dozen minor cases is about the total of the week's transgression. The city is unusually quiet in this re spect." "I am on my wav to Springfield," said a Y. M. C. A. member-yesterday to tbe uossiper. "Ihe state conven tion of the Young Peoples' Society of Christian Endeavor is in session at that place. The attendance is ex pected to exceed 1,000 in number, and a most interesting session will undoubtedly result. "I havn't beard of a case of diph theria lor two weeks," said a promi nent physician yesterday, "and I think it Las entirely disappeared. It has never aDDroached an epidemic. only a few isolated cases being re ported. In every respect the health of Sedalia is in first class condition. I believe the death rate here is smaller than in any city in the west of equal population." Said Councilman Honkomp to the Gossiper : ''After tbe base ball game next Ihurcday, it will be a bard mat ter to find a policeman for a time. They won't be able to face the public after the drubbing we shall administer to them. A great many tickets have been sold and the prospects for a large attendance is excellent, The pro ceeds of the game will go to the poor of the city, and many a poor home will be gladdened as a result. Ibe Bazoo can urge everybody to come. They will see a good game, enjoy themselves and nave tbe satisfaction of kuowing they have expended 25 cents in a good cause." Mr. Wm. Henry, of Mercer county, Mo., was at the Sicher yesterday. He lives just half a mile from the Iowa line, and says the political breeze from that direction is hot and getting hot ter. Mr. Henry is a republican but is not at all sanguine regarding a triumph of his party in Iowa. "They made a bad selection for a standard bearer,'' be said. "Mr. Wheeler is a very good man, but is not of guber natorial suture, lie don t attempt to make a speech, because he can t, and there is no personal magnetism about the man. If 'we 'una beat yu'ns' it is only because the Lord is on our side. Ibe txaesiper mildly protested against arraying the Lord on the side of a bad cause. House cleaning season is upon Se dalians in all its glory. The women are up to their chins in debris and the men are eating at lunch counters. Girls who have solid fellows should keep out of sight during house clean ing time. Of course their natural beauty remains intact, but their gen eral appearance renders them incapa ble ot making much of a hit. The expression on the face of a girl with smut on her cheeks, dust and stuff on her garments, tacks in her mouth and a claw hammer in her hand, always reminds ua of the expression on the face of a man who is just recovering from an attack of dumb a;ue. But the house-cleaning is an affliction sent to all of us, and the best way to do is to grin and bear it. COMMERCIAL CLUB MEETING. A meeting of the Commercial club was held last night to hear reports from tbe several attorneys wbo visited St Louis in the interest of Sedalia In reference to the removal of the gen eral offices. The reports were sub stantially the same as these contained in the morning dispatches from St. Louie. TEN THOUSAND MAJORITY. Hon. Mont Carnes predicts that Ohio will give Governor Campbell ten thousand majority on the third day of next month. If his prediction should come true, Mr. Carnes will have three boxes of the finest cigars in the city to distribute among his mends. REAL ESTATE DEAL. Quite a large real estate deal was consummated in this city yesterday. Through the real estate office of Bailey & Baldwin, Peter Meyer of this city exchanged bu three story business house on Ohio street in front of the court house for tbe 440 acre farm of W. P. Haley, six miles west of the city. The price placed on the block being fio.wu. XURPHY'S MEETING. It Was Again Largely Attended and Strong Words of Ad vice Were Addressed to the "Prodigal Sons. Ob fool not with the cup young man, Nor be at nieht a prowler. iUmember you are uoder ban Wheoe er you "rush the growler." When all other subjects are ex hausted the temperance question id fresh. The words that can be resorted too, to sustain argument in that line, are as inexbaustable as the appetite of the old toper wbo sucked a bung bole before moonshine was manufactured in Arkansas. Friday night an immense audience of people congregated in the criminal court room to listen to Mr. Murphy, the temperance evangelist. Mr. Murphy is an irishman and is not a reformed drunkard. He don't know the difference be tween a brandy fizz and the essence of old Kye, but is in favor of Ireland a freedom and total abstinence. Many came to the court room to isten to the eloquence of the speaker, who has bad several laps at the 'blarney stone, but were compelled to leave because they could not get within hearing distance. Tbe meeting was opened by rrot. Chance who requested the audience to sing No. 166. "Yield not to temptation." etc. "We want everr one to sing" said the urbane leader in music, and Dad Smith struck up a noise that was about three keys bigber tban tbe bell on tbe electric cars, and sounded like the noise of the government rain makers. Mr. Murphy was m t satis fied, but stood on tip-toe and shouted as he looked the audience in the face "wbydont you sing? After the singing had been con cluded, Bev. R. D. Black offered a fervent prayer in which be prayed for the youth of the land, for the saloon keeper, the tippler, the distiller and the fellow who "rushed the growler." Tbe last fellow needs praying f or a steady job. After tbe prayer was concluded, Dr. Black made a talk and told a story about an Irishman and another about a Dutchman and then took up a collection. After the collection Howard Strvker sang a solo with Prof. Chance at the organ. Howard sang beautifully of course, as he always does and the audience was greatly entertained and applauded to the echo. Mr. Murphy then introduced nev. B. F. Boiler, wbo, the speaker said, had a secret to telL The secret was, that hereafter the ladies who were in the audience were requested to take their seats in the back part of the house so as to let the men who drank gin, sit nearest to the fountain of temperance wisdom. And then he told a story about a young lady who went fishing and caught tjbarlie. The good parson did not say what tbe girl baited witb, but it is suspected that it was chewing gum or Jenness Millers new tangled way ot wearing clothes that would allow her to get over a barbed wire fence gracefully when a man was near whose eye-Bight was not dimmed by tbe lapse of many years. it was alter eight ociock wnen Murphy stepped upon the platform and spat upon his hands and com menced to analyze a man s appetite. Then he toid what a social animal man was and how wonderful it was to save a victim of strong drink. He said bo harsh words or intem perate expressions about saloon keep ers, ue evidently tunics tney are part human at least. iie said it was practical to ngnt nre with bre. No, Mr. Murphy, the fire brigade ol Sedalia fights fire the same day of the fire with an able bodied stream of wattr and the fire don't stand any show otsucces. Watch the boys the next time they make a run. Then he took the prodigal son and held bim up as a horrible example of a rebellious kid wbo shunned tbe good advice of his father and run away from home. When he was away be spent his substance in riotous living, in drinking, betting on tbe wrong horse, buying December wheat witb the expectation of the failure of the crop in Norway, and by running for alderman in tbe second ward on tbe reDublican ticket. Finally the prodigal son got so badly done for that he bad to go and herd swine, they being ted on busks. And tbe son ate busks. The son filled the aching void under his sash with the husks and be found it a poor diet and yearned to go back . 1 . 1 . 1 1 1 to nts rawer waere ne coma nave Boast beef, White bread. Creamery batter, Chicken salad, Pumpkin pie. The prodigal ion then went bo km. The old man met him. The son did not have clolhe3 enough to flag a freight train. But the old man did not micd the scarcity of his wearing apparel, but Eut a gold ring on his finger to cover is nakedness and keep him warm. And the bill of fare took a sudden change from hu?ks to the fatted calf which was knocked in the head before the family had ceased to rejoice. So it is with the drunkard. He eats husks. His sparge wardrobe vies with that of the ballet dancer. He drinks sheep dip at night. The next morning he wants water. Again more water to put out the fire. Later he takes another drink of poor whisky. He claims that "the hair of the dog will cure the bite." Thus it is drunkards are made at Marshall, Mo., on the north and Springfield on the south. And the Downing law is in force. "If this is liberty, give us death." And then as a last resort to keep from dying and filling a drunkard's grave, the victim goes to Dnight Illi nois. "No man expects to make a drunk ard when he commences to drink," said the apostle of temperance. We believe you, Mr. Murphy, and the prodigal son did not expect to eat either, after he wandered from home. But both get there with great certainty and the speaker does yeoman service when be warns tbe yontb and all oth ers of this land of the evils of the flowing bowl. Ibe speaker tben told an incident of brother slaying brother at Shelby- ville, Indiana. How the man wbo took his brothers life occupied cell No. 9 in the Shelbyvilleiail. He was sent to the Jeffersonville penitentiary for 21 years. Whiskey was the cause of the crime. Not ten feet from where the speaker stood last night when he was telling this incident, sat an aged woman bowed with grief, face wrinkled with care and years. She had a son who less tban two decades ago, killed bis brother in this city, near where tbe south water tower now stands. He knocked him in the bead witb an axe. He was dead before tbe late Dr. Boyer could arrive. Poor whiskey promoted the crime and the axe did the balance. . The speaker wound up his address by telling the audience that on Sun day afternoon there would be a tem perance mass meeting at tbe Ubio street Methodist church at 3 o'clock. Sunday night a temperance meeting of a very important character will be held at tbe court house and addressed by Mr. Murphy, for men only. Mr. Murphy invited Howard buy- ker to be present and sing, but he did not say a word about "MW Chance coming. 6XAIX DRINKS. Pledges titced aad ribboss blae Will make a sober aaa of you. Dr. B. K. Crawford was present, n earnest listener. iiald aeada and red noses were quite prominent in tbe audience. Professor Chance, organist, wears a big blue ribbon in the lappel of ha coat. The singing by the select choir is one of the most pleasing features of the meetings. Hereafter tbe ladies are to be given rear seats and the old soakers will be given a chance at tbe front. He has aa eagle eye aad a very Roman BOSS, And be dresses to petfectioa in ths latest sttls of clothes. Col. J. E. Hall occupied a seat in the auditory. He don't drink but be was highly entertained. About zoU extra chairs were placed in the criminal court room, and even then standing room was in de mand. The wife of the temperance apostle is quite a pretty little lady and occupies a front seat at all her husband's lectures. She is greatly in terested in the work. Mr. Murphy carries with him an embroidered bag into which the mighty silver contributions are emptied. It has been through many a campaign. John Henry cummers aged mether sat near the lecturer with a blue ribbon pinned to her bosom. When the collection was taken up, she cheerfully chipped in a piece of silver. The people bring too many child ren to the meetings. They should be at home making music witb their nasal organs preparatory for the race for something to eat the next day, or they might have to eat husks. CONflKMED. The favorable imressjon produced on toe turn appearance 01 tbe agree able liquid fruit remedy Syrap 0 frigs a few yean ago baa been more l maimed by tbe pleasait. experience of all wbo nave used it, and tae suc cess of the proprietors aad nuaalac- Urers the CUifbraia Fig Syrap cot PT- THURSDAY'S RACES. It Equals the Fair Haces With Lots of Fun Thrown 111. The newly organized Driving club has arranged a magnificent pro gramme for next Thursday, at Asso ciation park tbe day of the base ball game. The very small sum of 25 cents admits to both game and races, the proceeds to go for the bene fit of the poor. The Sedalia Military band will furnish the music. Tbe gentlemen composing the band hare most generously volunteered on tbe occasion, without any charge. It is u act that is appreciated by our people. Ibe following are tbe horses and names of owners in the contest : 2:40 cuss. Albrino WE Bard, Dom Pedro FB Meyer. Billy C W A Crawford. Willie F LL Hgenfritz. 2:50 class. Lizzie Jas. Ragsdale. Beamer S F Gilman. Sam Jooes W A McNulty, Tommy M E C Gibson. 3:00 class. Kewana Jas Scanlan. Cricket Thos Prentice. Ben Harrison Ira Hinsdale. Jude Jas Ragsdale. NEAREST TO 4:00. Jno S n; C Gibson. Hayseed Jas Hughes. The Judge W L Beitler. Bel'e Knox A L Fnck. Frank -W E Smith. Star Chas Harden bach. Slipper E W Lam v. Button Ellis R Smith. Frank W Jno Wrong, jr. Sam Rosse C S Moore. BIG ACCOMMODATION. Postmaster Demath Comes NeM to the Front. For some time past Postmaster Demuth has been vigorously working for addition help in his office. Since tbe last apportionment was made, the business, as shown by his reports, bu increased forty per cent. In addition. tbe business of tbe city demanded that the office should be kept open more hours and other accommodations extended. His efforts have at least been successful, and he is entitled to thanks accordingly. Uommencing to-morrow the mails will be kept open at the post office until 11:30 p. m., daily instead of closing at 8:30 p. m. as heretofore. A night collection will be made from hotels and the following street letter boxes, at 11 o'clock p. m.,daily: .Broadway and Ohio, seventh and Ohio, Fifth and Ohio, Fourth and Ohio, Third and Ohio, Second and and Ohio, Main and Ohio, Pacific Ohio. SEEING UNCLE TOIL A Bazoo representative called upon Uncle Tom Willis union yesterday afternoon. He had just finished a hearty dinner and was in an unusu ally merry mood. "1 ve got only seven more days to live and I am ready to go" said he. "1 never felt better in my life, aad 1 shall be as funny on the scaaold as I am now, and I ant in a pretty good humor at present. I want to get a square breakfast befose I go oat to be hung, and I doa't think I will mind it at all." A certain Sedalia lady, whose name is withheld by special request, sent the condemned nun a very handsome bouquet yesterday momiBg, despite the fact that Elder Myers deprecated such sentimentality in a sermon de livered at the Christian church last Sunday. The old fellow was quite proud of the floral remembrance. obentt omitn bus found it neces sary to check tne crowd of visitors and now requires all strangers to obtain an order for admission to the jail. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. The following transfers were re corded yesterday: Joseph Marshall and wife to Joe. T. King, 40 acres in section 24, town ship 48, range 21. Price 1500. M. Jj. Parsons to Curtis D, Field. lots 1 and 2, block 3, Hall's addition to Lamonte. Consideration. $300. JohnHolbert and wife to Peter Briant, lot in Lincolnville. Price $60. Elizabeth Ebersole to Austin Eber- sole, 2 acres in section 10, township 45, range 20. Price $200. ajouh Deutscb and wife to John Clifford, lota 16 and 15, block 4, Heard's addition. Price, $150. mbtubbanceT Levi Smith, colored of Georgetwa was arraigned before Jastice Fisher ysaterday evening on charge of dis tarbiag the peace by fighnag. Taa trial is set for next Wedaasday.