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TITE OMAHA DAILY BEE: MONDAY, MAHCII 2.1. 100,'.
MINING IN THE BLACK HILLS Penobscot Oompiiy Make! a Good Btrika at Maitland. RICH ORt TO BE SENT TO SMELTER Artricn Fifty to F-lahty Dollar! rer Ton and the Shoot In a Wide On Horseshoe Stockholders Do "nothing;. DEADWOOD, B. D., March 22. (Special.) The Penobscot Minim company hai ma 'la another Rood strike In Its property at Malt lanil. The new strike was made In a drift driven from the bottom of the Realisation shaft, at a distance of 350 feet to the west. The ore Is too high grade to treat by th-s cyanide prores, so arrangements have been made with eastern smellers to handle the ore. As soon as the roads are in con dition the company will begin (ho shipment of from twenty-five to thirty tons daily. It Is said that the Northwestern Railroad company will begin work on a branch road from Deadwood gulch to Maitland In a few weeks, and should this report be true tho ore shipments of the Penobscot will be greatly Increased. The ore In the new strike will run all the way from $50 to $S0 a ton, and the shoot Is a wide one. The Eclipse Mining company, the ground of which Is located in Miller gulch, a short distance east from Maitland, will resume operations this week. Men will be put Jo work sinking the shaft to the lower con tact. The shaft Is now down 195 feet, and was sunk that distance with a whim, but while In the east tho superintendent mnde arrangements for the Installation of a steam ho!r,t, and It will he placed In oper ation shortly, together with en air com pressor plum. The company twns a large acreage of land on Miller gulch, and has a splendid showing of surface ores. All of Its ground r.-as been patented, and the company holds options on several valuable groups of claims adjoining Its present holdings. The Arcade .Mining company, the ground of which adjoins the Eclipse on the north, has been doing a great deal of work dur ing the past winter, and like the Eclipse, has been sinking to quartzite. When that formation Is reached extensive lateral workings will be started. ttrlk.es ritnnolltlp Vein. Tho Chicago syndicate which Is workt.ig the Card ft Rosnkram ground on False bottom, has struck the main phonollte vein at a depth of 100 feet. The ore at this depth, from a check assay,, shows values of $28 a ton. The ore Is a phonolitlc schist stained with fluorine, carrying considerable talo and showing the values in white iron. At tho present depth of the shaft there is so much water coming Into the workings that It will be Impossible to continue sinking without putting In expensive pumping ma chinery, and this the company does not wish to do until It Is thoroughly convinced cf the value of the ore and ita extent. The rhaft of the Pluina Mining company la now down BoO feet and work of sinking has been discontinued. This wns the orig inal depth to, which It was Intended that tho worklsg Bhaft should bo sunk. Drift ing has begun from the 600-foot level, and a station established there. The main ledge was broken Into at a distance of four feet from the shaft ct thl3 point and drift ing will be continued until the width of the vein has been ascertained. Drifting con tinues on the 3PO-foot level and a large re serve of low grade ore has been created. This drift' la being driven In the direction of the Ha-wkeye shaft, with which It will eventually, connect. The Pluma and Hawk eye shafts- are GOO feet apart and both are on the Pluma ground. Work of Improve ment In tha, company's mill at Pluma has been suspended and the .superintendent lummoct, east by the board -of directors to Investigate a new and novel'rhetBod for reduction cf gold ores' and the extraction of their values. The process Is a recent invention and is said to eliminate the ne. cesslty of machinery for the crushing of tho ore. this work, so It Is claimed, being accomplished by the aid of a powerful cur rent of clcotricity. The Inventor claim that his process will pulverize ore to. a fineness of Si-mesh, after which It Is passed over mercuiy coated plates much the same as In a stamp mill. The assertions of tbo Inventor are received with much skepti cism by mining men here and Superintend ent Flllon of the Pluma has gone east to satisfy himself as to Us merits. To Meet AkihIu In April. The meeting of the stockholders of tho Horseshoe Mining company at Beulah, Wyo., last Monday waa without results, so far as perfecting a plan of reorganization was concerned, and another meeting will be held at the ssme place next month, when. It Is believed, that the present management will have some suggestions to offer the share holders which will be acceptable to them. Bull against the company has been brought In the United States court and In the cir cuit court for the Eighth Judicial circuit of South Dakota by Maurice S. Llndholm of Chicago for tho recovery of $3,750, al. loged to have been obtained from him by the compauy through fraudulent represen tations. Mr. Llnholm purchased 6,000 shares of the stock, paying , for It at the rate of 75 cents a share, and la now endeavoring to regain the money so paid by him. Through his attorneys Mr. Llndholm has caused to be Issued a warrant of attach ment and levied upon twenty-three of the best claims owned by the company In the Bald Mountain district. The Black Hills Mining Men s association met In monthly session on Thursday even ing last and the secretary reported that the aum of $3,000, expected from the cities of Lead and Deadwood, had been paid In, and that the subscriptions from the vari ous mining companies and iudividuala, to be applied to the entertainment of the American mining congress, which will meet In the cities ct Lead and Deadwood next September, were coming In fast and more than enough to meet all obligations would be In the treasury long before the data of holding the congress. The association also las taken steps looking toward the making of a creditable exhibit of the mineral re sourcea of the Black Hills at the St. Louis exposition next year. -The association, at the request of Governor Herrled, named W. 8. Russell, a member of the organisation, as one of the exposition commissioners for the state. The report of the secretary rshows the association to be In a good con dition financially and Interest in Ita work continually growing. Will Have a Stamp Mill. Hanschka and assoclatea, on the Hogan & Anderson ground on Elk creek, have ex tended the tunnel on the ledge for a dis tance of 125 feet, and for the entire dis tance It Is In ore which will average $15 Tf ton. Mr. Hanschka has about completed arrangements for the erecllcn of a twenty-five-stamp mill upon tbs ground, with a cyanide annex. To property la looking fine and the ore body maintaining its rich ness and gaining In strength as work Is ' being done upon it. Little and associates, in the same neighborhood, have their land all surveyed and ready for patent, and a treatment plant will probably be erected upon It before the year is closed. Cuslck & Christian have a large amount of work under way on the Silver Dollar group of claims and are getting out soma gnod ore. The Lucky Strike company la also doing a great deal of work and getting the great eat of encouragement. This section of Elk creek will be on of the liveliest In the 11111 this summer and the developments i now under way on all of the Kround there promise great things. KEYSTONE. 8. I)., Msrch 22 (Special.) The Cuyshnca will soon Inaugurate ex tensive developments upon Its property near this csmp. For a number of years work has been continued on the ground by a small force of men, but recent develop ments on the ore body have led the man agement to continue these developments on a larger scslo, so the work will be stsrted ss soon as possible. The present shaft will be sunk to a depth of 500 feet and at various levels stations will be cut and drifts run on the vein. There Is a large ore body exposed In the workings and at lesst 50 per cent of It will free mill, while the other values may be saved either by concentration or by cyanldlng. The management Is now experimenting with a view to determine the best method of reduction to employ In the treatment of the ore. Thf company is composed of Chi cago and eastern men, and should the ex periments on the ore now being conducted give the management a line on the kind of plant required for the treatment of (be ore one will be erected this year. Sew Machinery on Wheeler Hill. CUSTER CITY, S. D., March 22. (Spe cial.) The Castle Creek Mining company is busy installing the new machinery on the Wheeler Hill. A month or so ago the company lost Its air compressor plant, Ita engine and boilers and machine and black smith shops by fire, and since that time has not been doing much work on the ground. The company has one of the best free milling propositions In the southern hills, and has expended many thousands of dollars In development. The long work ing tunnel which cuts the formation has penetrated three separate and distinct veins, one of them carrying free gold and very high values, and It is expected that tho tunnel Is now but a few feet distant from the main ledge, j'ch In the early drys of stamp milling In the southern hills made the Wheeler bill famous aa a pro ducer of rich ore. The tunnel will tap the vein at a depth of at least 600 feet. It Is reported that at a depth of 185 feet another rich ore shoot has been struck In tho Clara Belle mine. The new shoot is said to be extensive and some of the ore token from It Is literally alive with free gold. Virtue & Bowles, while doing develop ment work on their ground east of Custer City last week, uncovered a small vertical of ore which carrlea very high values. This Is believed to be the vein from which Al Gay several years ago took some very rich specimens, breaking them from the surface outcrop. Gay left the spot, but failed to take proper bearings, and when some years later he wittt others attempted to find it they could not do so. The find was known to be In the vicinity of Charles Harbach's ranch, and, although Gay, with several others, put In one whole summer hunting for It, thoy were never able to find .t again. The specimens brought In by Virtue & Bowles are very rich In free gold, and they claim that the vertical has widened out considerable with the little work which they have put In on it. F. H. Long & Co. have bought the old Bullion mlno at Keystone, and will shin ! ore from it to their electro-cyanide plant at Mystic. The ore from the Bullion is said to be peculiarly adapted to treatment i by the process adopted In the Mystic plant. ' The Bullion la a well-developed mine and ! contains a large body of ore carrying good commercial values. INSURED MAN AGES RAPIDLY Sow ElRhtr-Two, Was bnt Thirty Seven Three Yeara Ago, ' i.. PITTSBURG. Pa., March 22. New York detectives who came here to locate seversl persons connected with, the $1,000,000 In surance frauds have completed their work. .With the, aid of the local detective bureau they found one of the indicted men in Caslmlro Clccone, an Italian, 82 years old, for whom they end a bench warrant. Clccone's life was Insured for $10,000 three years ago and a year later a body alleged to be him was burled In Calvary cemetery. New York. Clccone bad been living at 2508 First avenue and since his supposed death, has been kept in hiding In several different places. He has been In this city about six months. Tho insurance on his life was paid. When insured Clccone was repre sented as being 37 years old. The detectives say be .has now signed a statement, confessing that he was the sub ject of the insurance and declaring that bo received a money consideration for his part In the swindle. The prisoner is too feeble to remove to New York and the detectives accordingly carried back with them a doctor's certifi cate saying the old man could hardly llvo six months longer. DRIFTS ASHORE IN MIST Schooner Wrecked on Cape Lookout Owing t Impenetrable Fog:. PHILADELPHIA. March 22. On board the schooner Edward T. Stotesbury, from Brunswick, Ga., which arrived today, were Captain Fales and his crew of nine men of the schooner C. S. Glidden, which was wrecked on the outer shoal of Cape Look out on March 16. Glidden was bound from Baltimore to Galveaton with a crj-go of coal. The schooner bad fair weather until Hear ing Cape Lookout, when a thick haze set In. For more than a day It drifted about and finally struck the shoal . late on the afternoon of March 16. From then until 10 o'clock that night the crew remained on board with the seas breaking over the decks. Fearing to stay aboard any longer on account of the danger of being washed overboard, the crew launched the lifeboat and abandoned the vessel, taking with them a signal torch. At daybreak Stotesbury was sighted through a rift In the mist. GUdden's boat being small, could not be seen by those on Stotesbury and the signal torch was lighted. The crew of Stotesbury saw the signal and immediately went to the rescue of the men. ASSASSIN FLEES TO ILLINOIS Shoot Mount Vernon Man, Wounds Another with Knife and Tern, porarlly Escapes. MOUNT VERNON. March 22. Robert Kane was ahot and killed today by Albert Roberts, who made his escape Into Illinois, where he waa arrested at Carml lata to night. The officers beard several shots and upon Investigation found Kane dead and near him Daniel Duncan, who had been as saulted with a knife. Held Small Poker Came. A amall poker game, aald to have been In progress In a room over Jim Qulnn's saloon. Ill North Sixteenth street, was arrested last night. That is, Qulnn giving the name of Jim Brown, was taken Into custody and charged with keeping a gambling house; A. Y. MeGuyre of S.'O Souih Thirteenth street, O. Httnsen of idO South Thirteenth street and Qui Juhnno.i of Hu6 8 nith Eighth street were charged with gambling and K. N. James of fill South Sixteenth street with being an Inmate. The gare Is said to have been brought to the attention of the police hy Enoch Benson, Janitor In the Paxton block. He la said to have gone Into the saloon, and with the others started the game, but after losing 115 be came to the conclusion that tho game waa queer and went out and talked to the officer on the bent. Sergeant Rentfrow and I"tectlves Drummy and Mitchell made the arrests. A FEW POSTAL ODDITIES A record breaking snle of postage stamps Is reported by the Chicago postofnVc. The sale wss l.OOO.ono stamps for which the purchaser gave a chpek for $25,000. In one package were 500,000 4-cent stamps, anJ In the other the same number of 1-cent atamps. This Is the largert Individual pur chase of stamps In the history of the Chi cago postoffice. It has been stated by the department that two-thirds of the gross weight of all the mall matter carried annually In the 1'nltcd States yields the government but $4,000,000. The other one-third nets $108,000,000. The two-thirds comprises the mall matter that Is transmitted at the second-class rate of 1 cent for each four ounces, and has In cluded, besides newspapers, railroad guides, novels, law books and a great many other sorts of publications. Are Mmplj- Perfect. Dr. King's New Life Pills are prompt, safe, gentle and always satisfy or no pay. Best for stomach and liver. 25c. For sale by Kubn & Co. Nebraska I Diversity .Votes. The University club gnve a dnnce at Fraternity hall Friday night. The school of music will give the regular monthly recital next Monday night in Me morial hall. Dr. a. E. Condra of the department of geology went to Fremont Friday to study the flood conditions there. O. F. Ross, secretary of the Young Men's Christian association. Is confined to his room with a severe attack of the grip. The University Glee club will give an entertainment In the First Congregational church at Omaha on the evening of April 10. C. A. Rose of '02 writes from Flnt iron, S. D.. that he has betn promoted from chemist and aseayer of the Flat Iron cya nide mills to superintendent. Prof. Howard Klrkpatrick of the uni versity conservatory ot music was initiated into the Phi Gamma Delta Tuesday night. The usual feed followed the ceremonies. Miss. Alice Howell of the department of elocution went to York Friday, where she acted as one of the judges in the interstate high .school oratorlcul contest held there that evening. The following Is the convocation program for next week: Tuesday, Dr. Mayhew, organ recital; Wednesday. Prof. H. K. Smith. "Animal . Husbandry ;" Thursday, senior ladies' program; Friday, music. The Knglish club met In Miss llayden's studio Friday night. The feature of the program waa a nlghly interesting story, "The Reconciliation of July Ann," by MWs Margaret Haughawout, fellow In the Eng lish department.- The prospects are excellent for a strong track team this year. Forty men have registered for trnck work, Including almost the entire last year's squad. The new ma terial is showing up well and competition for places promises to be close. Dr. John Hobson, the distinguished Eng lish economist, will lecture on "Socialism, True und False." Tuesday evening March 24 In the university chapel. On Tuesday evening, March ill, he wiil del'ver a sveond lecture on "England's Outlook In the New Century." 'These lectures are under the auspices of the department of economics and sociology. The public Is cordially in vited to attend. ... The Dramatic club of the university gave two short plays, "The Obstinate Family" and "Lend Me Five Shillings," In the uni versity chapel Wednesday evening. Both plays were delightfully rendered and wire thoroughly enjoyed by the audience. They were prepared under the supervision of Miss Alice Howell of the elocution depart ment, to whom much of the credit la dua for their successful presentation. The Historical society has Just received typo written copies of the bills and amend ments which preceded the famous Kansas Nebraska bill, passed by the thirty-third congress. There la no published reoord of these preliminary proceedings, which date as early as 1X44, and the originals are kept in th3 document rooms at Washington. The copies, numbering 31x1 type written pages, wiil be bound and will prove Invaluable in tracing the 'early history of the bill. A magnificent photograph of the arch of Constantino, at home has been received at the headquarters of the Latin department, from the ..rorUl famous Baun Photograph conrnnny' at. Paris. The narrow frame is of dark Fitniith oak and measures 32x33 Inches. The picture itself is a masterpiece In photography, both In finish and delinea tion. It forms a valuable addition to the collection of views of Roman architecture now owned by the department. ' Manager Bell of the base ball team has comp.eted the schedule for the season. Ne braska wl:l play twenty-tlx regulur games, besides several practice games. About May 2 the team will leave tor an eustern and southern trip. On this tour they wfll meet highland Park. Iowa university. Lutheran college, Decorah, la., Knox college, l-om-bard university. Oalesburg. 111., Notre Dame, Purdue. Illinois university, Wash ington college, St. lxiuis; Kansas univers ity, Washburn college, St. Mary's college and Kansaa Agricultural school. The fol lowing Is the homo schedule: Omaha league April 13 and 14; Kansas university, April 17 and 18; Nebraska Indians, April 24 and 25; Washburn college, May 1; Colorado uni versity. May- IK; Highland Park, May 20; Knox May 22; South Dakota university, May 27; Crelghton. at Omaha, May 30. The announcement of the summer session now ready for distribution shows an Inter esting program of work especially designed for teachers. The courses tills year cover a large number of departments. Work is given in agriculture, American history, art, botany, education, English language and literature, French, German mathematics, nature study Dhilosouhy. physical training. sociology and xooiogy. The faculty com tirlses Chancellor Andrews, Dean I.. A. Sherman, Dr. E. A. Koas, Prof. G. W. A. Luckey and other well known . instructors. A new feature will be i series of lectures and entertainments covering the six weeks' session. Among the lecturers are Chancel lor Andrews, Prof. M. V. O'Shea of the de partment of education at Wisconsin Uni versity, Prof. Wilbur 8. Jackson of the de partment of education at Chicago uni versity. Miss Zonla Baber, instructor In geography at Chuugo university, and Profs. P H. Grumman and H. W. Caldwell of Nebraska University. Recitals of select readings will i.e given by Miss Alice Howell of the department of elocution. On one Saturday a picnic will be given at the state fisheries at South bend. OMAHA HIGH SCHOOL NOTES. One of the most entertaining and Inter esting progrims given at the high school this year waa the one given by the Alice Cary society on Friday. Original rhymes, some moat amusing, took up most of the program, which was as follows: Selec tion. "The Value of Poetry," Qllberta W1I llims; original, "A Rhyming Visit to the High School," written by Elisabeth Kle wit read by Minnie Eldrlge; another origi nal rhyme, "What Hans Thinks of the High School Qlrls," Claire Gratton; piano djet, Eva Pulver, Birdie Ferguson; origi nal rhvme, "Memory of Other Days, ' Vio let Patton; "Alice Cary Nonsense Rhymes,' read by Nellie Brown; vocal solo, Grace Zander; original rhyme, "How the Presi dent of the A. ' 8. Met Hobson." Jessie Willis; oration. "The Influence of Poetry, ' V.intfred Perkins; parody on "An Order lor a Picture" in rhyme, Lola Devalon; A. C. 8. vocal quartet. Th Orpheus club organised several months ago aa a vocal eljb, met last week for the purpose of electing officers. Helen Sadllek waa elected president; Earnest Johnson, vice president; Harriet Smith, secretary: Hugh Wallace, treasurer, and Louise Crowley, sergeant-at-arms. Oreen and while were chosen as the society s ""i h" second of the Fraternity hops will be given April 8. . The Browning society was delightfully entertained on Saturday by Grace Jones. The Demosthenian Debating society has devised a new plan for the purpose of psrllamentary practice. Its meeting place has been transformed Into a senate cham ber and the members of the society con sider themselves senators. The first ses sion of the senate waa held Friday. The Lincoln Debating society held their rgular semi-monthly meeting Friday. The freshman boys belonging to this society do remarkably good woik in debating and oratory. It promises to bs one of the leading societies of the school If it keeps on in Its good work. The following pro gram was rendered Friday: Fsner on "Monroe Doctrine," Mr. French; drill on parliamentary practice, Mr. v aterhouse; debate, "Resolved. 'I hat municipal owner ship of gas and waterworks Is better than orlvate ownership." Aitirmstlve. Kenith Patterson. Sidney Ma ndelrxrg ; negative, Harry Coke. Claud Robertson. The Judges d el.led In favor of the negative. The ijiiln erb contest, held last week among all the fieshmen taking Latin, was won l,y Henry Munioerg A preliminary content lu verb Ui 111 was s held several weks ago uvd the three highest star dins I apers were selected from each class and the owners of these contested In the final. Tho members of the Hawthorne society spent a very pleasant afternoon at the heme eX Edith Fisher Saturday. STOCK MARKET UNSETTLED Union-Southern Pacifio GontroYersy One of the Moving: Causes FOREIGN TRADE MAKES G000 SHOWING Outside of Stork Market the t'eneral Conditions Are Satisfactory, with Demand for Iron Hero ine I p. NEW YORK, March 22. (Special.) Henry Clews, In his weekly market letter, says: The stock market has bern unsettled by a. series of conflicting influences. v hile an easier monetary situation contiibuled towards Improvement, the Southern-Ui'Icn Pacific controversy produced a fe-ilng of decided uneasiness that quite offset all other favorable developments. As n. result there was little If any Increase In public buying of stocks, and the Investment de mand Is of cnurse still held In check by the comparative. y high rates of money and the relatively small returns which good securities bring at present high level prices. The knowkuge also that heavy new se curity Issues are pending for the Impera tive purpose of enlarging terminal facilities of the great trunk lln's, as well hs Increas ing their general equipment, acted bs fi damper upon the general market. Already there is a surplus of securlMes hanging over the mnrket, and the certain prospect of a further big Increase Is anything but a bull argument. Still another movement exciting distrust is the speculation in cop per and cotton, both of which are exceed ingly high. A great deal of uncertainty Is also fell over the Southern-Union Pacific contest, which, as it Involves a struggle for control, unpleasantly recalls the con sequences of a similar contest In Northern Pacific. While no m h consequences as fol lowed that memorable occasion seem prob able, still the possibilities of disturbance discourage stock market activity, and the outcome of the suits involving the rights of one corporation hotdlng stuck In another will be watched with particular concern. Another suit of great Importance up for active conylderntlon Is that o! t.'.e state of Minnesota against the Northern Securities company, and. since a whole scries of im portant negotiations hang upon this oi.e suit, it is easy to understand the slgnticnnce attached to Its progress. With so many serious contingency s to be faced, the mar ket really showed surprising Ktrength and resistance. Considerable of the buying, however, wns on short account, and while there was a somewhat better undertone re sulting from recent llquldat on, the uncer tainties above referred to effect ualiy chilled all serious operations for the rise. Foreign Trade Healthy. Our foreign trade Just now Is In very healthy condition, hist month being the heaviest February on record in b)th Im ports exporla. During the month there was an increase ot fll.OoO.uw) In Imports, chiefly due to our large takings of raw and semi-manufactured materials which our own mills and mines are unable to meet. These large Imports are a distinct result of high prlcer and trade activity on this side of the Atlantic, and they promise to con tinue until values recede and our own ca pacity becomes able to satisfy our own needs. Our exports during the same month were 15,0uO,00O ahead of the same time last year, the Increase here being chiefly due to heavy shipments of cotton and corn. This result Is exceedingly satisfactory, In asmuch as thse articles furnish a good supply of exchange when the latter Is most wanted, thus materially strengthening our financial status abroad. The local money market has shown slight improvement. This was due partly to di minished drains by the treasury, partly to the currency movement being less unfavor able, but chiefly to a transfer of our de mands upon foreign markets. As a result the latter are slightly firmer, while rates here are somewhat easier. There is less apprehension abroad now concerning the situation in New York, the liquidation of the last few months having done much to restore confidence In, our finances, and, as funds are plentiful In Berlin, Paris and London, there Is every probability that we will be able to command all the accommo dation that may be required for perfectly legitimate operations. Any outbreak of speculation on an- extensive or reckless jcale would, however, materially weaken our credit In Europe. At present foreign bankers are probably-obtaining better rates on American loann.samdV this would appear to explain the delay in placing the Trans vaal and other govpnment loans, which are probably awaiting easier conditions. General Situation Satisfactory. Outside of the stock market the situation continues generally -satisfactory, the only exception being the prospect of further labor troubles. . which are already Increas ing the costs of production to a point that is checking new enterprises. Railroad earn ings continue large and the iron trade boom shows no signs of cessation. The phenome nal demand for Iron is one of the wonders of the age, and Is to be attributed to Its Introduction into many new fields of use fulness, as well as the enormous consump tion for structural purposes in buildings, railroads etc. The demand on the latter account is sure to continue for some time to come, and both Germany and Kngland are being urgently called upon to satlfy our requirements, notwithstanding the tariff. The Immediate future of the market is, as already stated, exceedingly uncertain. Natural conditions should favor some Im provement as soon as the stringency Inci dental to April 1 Is passed, but the serious contingencies referred to above, especially the danger of awkward complications aris ing from the Southern-Union Pacific quar rel, emphasize the necessity for caution in speculative operations. Although, in some respects, the market Is In much better shape than for several months, we should advise taking profits on all sharp rallies, at least until the differences between Messrs. Keene and Harriman are adjusted. The interests represented by these gentle men may however, settle the dispute when least expected; hence the high degree of uncertainty. Forelsjn Financial. . LONDON, March 22. The dealings In Americans and Canadian i'acltics were the Bole redeeming feature In last week's stock market. T here were flurries here ajid there during the week, ther news of the Uruguay tun revolution, for Instance, causing tem porary excitement, but otherwise the whole lists have been lifeless and there Is little hope of Improvement before Kaster. The public Is disinclined to speculate or Invest before the budget statement Is Issued, while money Is scarce, and until the outlook In Venezuela becomes clear. '1 he Southern Pacific railroad struggle Is watched with Interest on this side and has created a cer tain degree of nervousness. Consols remain at low water mark. Home rails are flabby and even Colonial Secretary Chamberlain's speeches have failed to have any favorable effect on the South African market. BERLIN. Marcli 12. Th-'re were Indica tions cf regained confidence in the New York situation among the operators on the bourse last week. Thd reports received here that the Harriman und Keene Interests had buried the hatclret had a marked effect in aliaving the uneasiness regarding the flurry on Wall street. The American demand for money la also diminishing and llitle was heard last week about borrowings for New York. The main features of the Berlin atock market were the strength of in dustrials and the weakness of domestic and foreign loans. Home of the foreign rentes of high denominations remained In good demand. Among Industrials, iron shares were particularly firm, rising on un average of 3'4 points. The reports regarding the Iron trade continue favorable and further advances In prices are announced. The rolling mills In the Rhine-West Phallan district report a heavy Increase In the home demand and they have ordered cur tailment of the sales of blooms, billets, etc., abroad. The Koelnische Zeitung reports that the uncovered home demand for half rolled goods for the June quarter amounts to from Ni.imu to ll.tn tons. Coal shares made a further advance, but barely a moderate one in view of the indications that the production was exceeding the con sumption. KlectricaU were weak and octan transportations declined upon the failure of' the North German I loyd to pay a divi dend. Money remained abundant. Loans for the carry-over commands 4 per cent. Kates are expected to become easier in April. . Dry Goods Slarket. MANCHESTER. March 22.-DRY GOODS eBusiness on the clolh market last week was particularly Inactive. None of the outlets abroad appear disposed to purchase on the normal scale under the present con ditions. The offers of India and China were far below acceptance, while the busi ness for the eastern markets waa unsatis factory. Ther were some sales of brocades for the United States and of miscellaneous and fancy goods for the home trade. Transactions In yarns were slow and the turnover far be.ow the average. Minneapolis Wheat, Flour and Itran. MINNEAPOLIS. March 21. WHEAT May, 72'c; July. 73c; on track. No. 1 hard, jc; No. 1 northern, 74c; No. 2 northern, 73V. FIjOUR First patents. I3."0?r3 W); second patents, 3 fl"ti3 7u; first clears, iZ.lu; second Clears. $-!.u-"ti 2 5". BilAM-la bulk. 111. SUPREME COURT PROCEEDINGS U'4.T. Hnrkcll egslnst Read. Appeal from Mcpherson. Moilnied and aflirnied Pound, C. Division No. 2. t Where s written contract requires cx trlnsie evidence to explain Its terms ihe in terpretation to t given In view of such tvloence is a question of fact. 2. As a general rule the right to vote plei!gd shar?x of stock remains In he plidgnr iinlll foreclosure. 3 The officers ot tho corporation in con ducting an election will not look behind the books of the corporation which show who are registered as stockholders; but a court of equity may do so and may enjoin a pledgee trom voting the shares pledged 111 prejudice of the light of the pledgor. 4. A stockholder may maintain n suit to enjoin the holder of shares Issued in excce.. of the amount authorised by the articles of Incorporation, and without consideration, from voting such shares in prejudice of hU rights and to procure cancellation thereof. 6. Whatever might be tne rule as to a bonaflde purchaser of or subscriber for such an over-issue of shnree, one who procures the over-issue wuhout consideration by false representations will not lie heard to assert that a stockholder who voted there for relying on such representations Is es topped to question the validity of the shares. 6. It seems that In this state e stock holder mav maintain a suit in equity to try the validity of an election if officers and directors of a private corporation anil de termine whether persons claiming to be such ure entitled to act In that capa-'lty. 7. In anv event the court may Inquire Into the validity of the election and puns upon the title to corporate otlices when necessary to do complete Justice In a suit of which It hue Jurisdiction on other grounds. s. Where a corporation 1ms a fixed cap ital stock divided Into a definite number of shares a majority of all the shares Is necessary to a valid election In the ab sence of some rule to the contrary. 9. It is not necessary that a stockholder shall have paid for his stock In full to en able him to vote all his shares at an elec tion. 12475. Harker against Burbank. Error from Burt. Affirmed. Ames, C Division No. 3. 1. Under the provisions of section 29 of the Code of Civil Procedure, a Joint obligee In an anneal bond may maintain an action thereon in his own name without Joining the other joint obligee, where he alleges and proves that he has purchased the In terest of his Joint obligee, Is the owner of the bond and the real party In Interest therein. 2. Where such an allegation Is contained In the petition and is denied by the answer the plaintiff must prove the facts so alleged by some competent evidence and falling to do so he ennnit maintain ihe action. 3. In such a case plaintiff having intro duced all of his evidence without proving such allegations, It Is not error lor the court to direct a verdict for defendants. 4. The propriety of allowing the plaintiff under such circumstances to withdraw a Juror and continue the case In order to ob tain further testimony Is a matter renting In the sound discretion of the court. Violet v. Rose, 39 Neb., 6il. 5. The record of the trial court examined and held that the court was not guilty of an abuse of discretion In refusing such a request. 12564. "Ritchey agalrit Seeley. Error from Cass. Reversed. Duffle, C. Division No. 3. 1. The testimony of an attorney who pre pared an answet- Is competent to enow that by Inadvertence and mistake he used the name of one party to the action while In tending to name another party. 2. On the foreclosure of a mortgage a de ficiency Judgment was entered against R and (3, the mortgagors. The Judgment creditor thereafter brought an ' action to subject a farm conveyed by R to his son to the payment of this Judgment. The con veyance was made some two years prior to the entry of the deficiency Judgment. Prior to the foreclosure proceedings R had con veyed to C his Interest In the mortgaged premises ana u naa assumeu anu agreeu to pay the mortgage. R testified that he had no knowledge of the foreclosure pro ceedings and offered to show that 'at the time he made the conveyance to his son he understood that G was alone liable for the mortgage debt. Held, that R's understand ing was Immaterial and Incompetent, but that It would be competent and material to show that a solvent and responsible party had assumed the mortgage debt on which the deficiency judgment was en tered, as bearing on the question of the character of the conveyance by R to his son and whether fraudulent or not, but that the offer did not go far enough in not pro posing to show that G was solvent and able to meet any deficiency that might arise after exhausting the mortgage security. 1ZV72. Parker against Slate. Error from Boyd. . Affirmed. Sullivan, C. J. 1. Tho credibility of witnesses and the probative value of their testimony are matters which It Is the peculiar function of the Jury to determine. t. A verdict based upon substantially con flicting evidence will not be set aside by this court. 3. An appeal tor conviction based alto gether upon the evidence, however fervent it may be, la .lot an abuse ot the privilege of advocacy. 4. Ordinarily a party who did not promptly object to an argument alleged as miscon duct will be held to have waived hia right to complain. 5. But where the misconduct of counsel Is so flagrant and of such a character that neither a complete retraction nor any ad monition or rebuke from the court can en tirely destroy Its sinister Influence, a new trial should be awarded, regardless of the want of an objection and exception. C, B. & Q. R. Co. v. Kellogg, 65 Net., 74S. 6. A person who has been found guilty of shooting with intent to kill cannot found a valid claim to Judicial leniency upon his Inferior marksmanship. 12997. Keating against State. Error from Webster. Affirmed. Holcomb, J. 1. The trial court gave an 'nt ruction of general application regarding the credi bility of the witnesses who had testified in the case. Including the defendant who was accused of a felony, and of the weight to be attached to the testimony of the sev eral witnesses which announced a correct rule of law. At the request of the state the jury was also Instructed that the defendant naa a rigm lo De sworn ana lesmy on nis own behalf, but that in weighing his testi mony and In determining the weight which should be given thereto .the Jury might take Into consideration his Interest In the result of the trial and the further fact If the same waa proven (wl lch was admitted by the defendant) that he had been con victed ot a felony as affecting his credi bility as a witness. Held, tnat the latter Instruction was not prejudicially erroneous because of the repetition of the matter con tained in the general Instruction on the subject nor under the circumstances was It erroneous because the defendant was In dividually named and his testimony alone alluded to In the latter Instruction. 2. By virtue of the statute a prior con viction of a felony may be proven for the nuruose of affecting the credibility of a witness and the court may properly instruct the Jury as to the purpose or sucn evidence. 3. The accused was charged and tried for robbery. Held, his prior statements as to how the robbery might be coramlted was properly admissible in evidence to be con sidered by the Jury with other facts and circumstances proven In determining the question of guilt or Innocence. 4. Evidence examined and found sufficient to support a verdict of guilty as found by the Jury. 12004. First National Bank of Greenwood against Van Doren. Error from Cass. Aftirmed. Albert. C. Sedgwick, J., concur ring separately. Where a writ of attachment Issues for the whole amount claimed In several causei of hctlon included In the same petition and afterward and before trial some of Buch causes of action are dismissed by the plaintiff, a motion to dissolve the attach ment, based on such dismissal, should be sustained. l'Uoti. New Omaha Thomson-Houston Electric Light Company against. Rombold. Error from Douglas. Aftirmed. Hastings, C. Division No. 1. 1. Where evidence tended to show that a lineman of an electric lighting company was injured by inadvertently passing be tween a pair of exposed splices altuated within two feet of a post, on wires carry ing a strong vurrent of electricity, and that the lack of limulullon had continued during time of lineman's employment, held not error to tell the Jury that failure to make reasonable effort to provide a safe worklnif place for the employe and consequent neg ligence, might be Inferred from the mire fct that the splices were not Insulated, if the Jury found that reasonable care would have required their Insulation. i. Held that whether or not due care on the lineman's part required that he see an 1 avoid contact with the exposed spikes was prorly left to the Jury. 3. The evidence showing that no Inspec tors were employed and that the lineman was Instructed to repair or report defects of Insulation observed by him, th) question as to whether or not he had assumed the risk from this defect of Insulation was properly left to the Jury. 4 One, to whoii a receipt In full settle ment of all damages has been. In -irder to procure his signature, misread so aj to cauaie him to think It a receipt and settle ment of certain expenses only, is not estopned from disputing its validity by the fact that relying upon such information as to Its contents he signs without reading It. o. Where plaintiff, an fin trie lineman of S3 years of age, earning p& monthly, has been Injured In both feet and one ankle in such a manner as to compel amputation of the right foot almost eleven months later, with severe suffering, a verdict for ll.Yuo) will not be reduced or set aside as exces sive. Whisky Market. PEORIA. March 21.-WHISK Y-11.30 for finished goods. OMAHA LIVE STOCK MARKET Eo'h Beef Steers and Oowi Belling Higbe Than a We;k Ago. HOGS AT HIGH POINT OF THE YEAR Knt Sheep and I.amna Have Ileen In t'ond Demand All the Week and Prices Show a Ualn of Ten i to Fifteen Cents. SOVTH OMAHA, March 21. IteCelnts wete: Cattle. Hoes. Sheep. Official .Monday Ultlclal Tuesday.... Official Wednesday Official Thursda.' .. Otllcial Friday Official Saturday ... :t.nxi 4.;67 lo.ftij .. 4.KW 5.447 ,.. 4,.'5 6 i7 VS .. 4.231 4.1'Jl 2.017 .. LUIS .- 1.113 .. 310 3.1H2 1.61H Total this week IS.SiS 27.540 33,711 Week ending March 14...17.3J3 40.K55 K.V.2 Week ending March 7....1.(i 3VI74 33.S4S Week ending Feb. 2S 20,iS &3.S.V7 31.9."9 Week ending Feb 21 1S.97S b:.7M 27.3) Fame week lust year. .. .14. 47 4ti.34 2ti,M4 RECEIPTS FOR THE YEAR TO DATE. The following table shows the receipts of cattle, hogs and sh ep at South Omaha for the year lu date, and comparisons with last year: i:. iw. inc. ire Cattle 2o7.3S4 lKn.nM 26.4S1 Hogs 6t.lM2 112,214 Sheen 3o4.! ai2.2lll 102.661 Average price paid for hogs at South omana fur the last several uays wun com parlsons: Date. 1903. 11902. 11901. 11900. 11K.1P9S.1(7, 01 6 'li 5 22 4 68 9SVJ 7 02 D 6 4 DO 4 S3 8 S2 6 361 4 74! 7 OlSsi 7 111, 7 0RSI 1 l&Vsi I i4H 7 25 7 29 7 l.tSi 7 23H ' 19J 7 HS 7 UGH 7 191,1 7 33 7 34 Oil & 97 t FJ 7 H 6 97 6 U IV 6 2i e 13, 5 34 4 70 6 57 4 71 6 391 4 721 & 41 4 71 . J "I ft 40 ' 5 4. 4 5 46 4 79 8 651 4 75 6 11 6 15 f St 6 06 6 55 6 1 6 HI 8 17 e 25 6 71 6 8; Irdlcates Sunday. The official number of cars of stock brought In today by each road was: Cattle. Hogs. Sh'p. H'r's C. M. & St P 1 9 Wabash 1 .. Mo. Pacific Ry 3-1 Union Pac. System.. 3 9 6 1 C. & N. W. Ry 8 F., E. M. V. R. R. 2 10 S I C, St. P., M. & o 4 .. B. & M. Ry 2 7 C. B. & Q. Ry 1 1 - .. C. R. I. & P., east.... t Total receipts is 47 8 1 The disposition of the day's receipts was aa follows, eacn buyer purchasing the num ber of head indicated: Cattle. Hogs. Pheep, Omaha Packing Co 438 .... Swift and ComDanv. 12 793 .... Armour & Co 47 880 1,107 Cudahy Packing Co 909 587 Armour & Co., S. City 20 43 Hill & Huntzlnger... 7 Other buyers 80 uvuum oc , a . Totals 148 2,413 1.694 CA r'1'L.E There were a few bunches of cattle In the yards this morning, but scarcely enough with which to make a test of the market. For the week receipts havo been about the same as last week, but as compared with the corresponding week of last year there is an increase of about 4,000 bead. A good Dortlon of the offerings all the week have consisted of beef steers, but the demand has been fully equal to tne occa sion and the market has ruled active and steady to strong on most days. Aa com pared with the close of last week prices show an advance amounting to Just about KKgl5c. The greatest Improvement has been on handy weight cattle of fair to good quality. The choice heavy cattle do not seem to be much higher than they were a week ago but still they were the best cattle that have been here In a long time. The bulk of the steers now coming forward are selling from 34.25 to 34.50, with the choicer grades selling largely from 84.60 to $5.00. The cow market has also been In good shape during the week, and prices have improved fully as much as on steers. Aa compared with the close of last week prices on desirable grades may be quoted 15U20c higher. Cannera are selling largely from 32.00 to $2.70, fair to good cowb from $2.75 to 33.50, and the choicer grades from $3.60 to $400, with a few sales above $4.00. Bulls have sold to a little better ad vantage this week than they did last, but veal calves have not shown much change. Choice veals are selling from $6.00 to $6.50. The demand for Blockers and feeders of good quality has been brisk all the week und prices have held fully steady. In some places the market seems to be a little higher. Warmed-up cornfeds are now sell ing to both feeder buyers and packers, but the cattle have to show considerable qual ity In order to sell for feeders. There Is very little demand for common atockers and feeders of any weight, so that that class of cattle are selling mostly from $3 00 to $3.50; fair to good, $3.5u-j4.00, and good to choice from $4.00 to $4.60. Repre sentative sales: . No. At. Pr. No. At. & Ml so COWS. 1 100 I 40 1.... 1000 t 26 10.... BULLS. 1 740 1 10 1 ....1070 $ 40 044 I 40 .1410 3 N CAiiVca. 1 70 5 so BTOCKER3 AND FEEDERS. I no I 60 II 10 4 M 1 720 4 00 6 Tit 4 40 T 711 4 00 HOOS There was a very light run of hogs here today even for a Saturday and the market opened a nickel higher. Pack ers, though, were very Blow to pay the ad vance and as a result the market closed slow and weak, the last sales being scarcely more than steady with yesterday. Oood heavy hogs sold mostly from $7.36 to $7.40 and as high as $7.45 was paid. The medium weights went from $7.30 to $7.35 and the light stuff from $7.30 down. The light re ceipts soon brought the market to a close, even though trading was slow. For. the week the receipts have been very light, as there Is a big decrease, both aa compared with last week and with the cor responding week of last year. The demand, on the other hand, has been brisk, so that the tendency of prices has been upward. As compared with the close of last week there Is a net gain of about 510c, which carries the market to the high point of the Representative sales: March 1. March 2. March I. March 4. March &. March 6. March 7. March 8. March 9. March 10 March U March 12 March 13 March 14 March 15 March 16 March 17 March 18 March 1H March 2o March 21 I I 61 1 :. .M t 50 S 69 1 73 3 M 3 62 3 87 3 a 3 82 3 3 64 3 4 0 3 89 in I 76 3 67 3 bs 3 76 8 80 8 53 8 8D; 8 85 6 3 74 3 70 8 80 3 78 3 63 3 69 4 iS 3 D' & OS SI 4 K5 3 Hi I 10 8 87 4 84 3 65 3 71 3 91 13 6s 13 73 3 8S 4 89, 3 73 8 94 4 Mi 3 58 4 00 4 81 3 66 8 75 No. Av. Bh. Pr. No. At. 8h. Pr. If. 13S ... I M 74 !i0 ICO T 15 M2 ... I 00 74 JT ... T 3S 7 191 ... 1 JS 73 221 110 T 16 77 2U0 ... T 25 16 211 ... T 15 H 2"8 ... 7 27', 7S 241 110 7 36 3F 2fil 40 7 30 75 227 40 T IS 65 221 100 T 30 f7 270 ... T 17' S 215 ... 7 0 "4 24 180 T 17V 67 K0 10 7 M 61 13 ... 7 17 4 12 ... T 10 77 2:10 ... 7 IT 67 2tll 40 7 3L"4 75 200 ... T 7 3d 221 ... T 12', 49 2.'.t 140 T 17'4 41 217 ... T 32', t. 2f.l ... T 40 78 22 ... 7 V 4.'. 174 ... T 40 227 40 7 35 C7 2A0 10 T 40 44 120 7 35 2f. ,., T 40 72 2-14 130 T 35 70 lao ... 7 40 n 134 ... 7 .15 6 2H 120 7 40 17 21(5 60 7 35 77 227 ... T 40 C9 2J4 ... T 35 4 2M M t 40 6.'. 2-m ... 7 15 65 2.6 ... t 40 71 224 ... 7 35 71 274 ... T 4li SHEEP There were several cars of sheeD and lambs In the yards this morning, but quite a few of them were consigned direct to local packers. Those that were offered on the market sold readily at good steady prices. Western ewes brought $5.50 and wistern lambs of fair quality $6.50. For the week receipts have been very liberal, as there Is a good increase both over last week and also over the corresponding week ot last year. The demand, however, has been fully equal to the occasion, so that the market has been in very satisfactory condition. As compared with the close of last week It Is safe to quote both sheep und lambs fully lun-iMc higher, which car ries the market to the high point of the HCHSotl. The demand for feeders has been fjlly equal to Ihe supply all the week and prices may be quoted fully steady. Quotations. Choice western lambs, $6.50iJ 6 7j; fai. to good lambs. $3.50(u6.'' choice Colorado lambs, $6 7.V7.16; choice light weight yearlings, $6.ii6 lit; chi.lee heavy yearlings, 85 5 ' j.75; fair to good yearlings, $"iAiKV5.ri; cho:c wethers. $5.iy qo 75; fair Co good. $5.(0ii6.&0; choice ewes, $i.w-tJo.'.'i; fair to good ewes, M2..4 7r; feeder lambs. 14 7j t.i.2i; feeder yearlings, $4 &U4.75; feeder w eihers. $4 tVu4 l; feeder ewes, $3.043 5o. lt'ireucntatlve salea: No. Av. 116 cull ewes 79 1 western ewe 7'l 6 western ewes 60 SI'S western ewes P 1 wi ktern yearling fti 6'.i0 western lambs - 62 Pr. 4 no 6 la) 5 M 6 50 6 00 6 50 Dnlolh Grain Market. pri.fTH. March 21 WHEAT To ar rive No. I hard, tc; No. I northern, 73CJ Ho. i northern, 71Vo; May, 73c; July, nfco. WEARE GRAIN & ELEVATOR COMPANY Members Principal Exchange. Private Wires. BRANCH OFFICE-OMAHA. NtB 110-111 Hoard of Trade. W. E. WARD. Mgr. Telephone i:, 6 POSTOFFIC K NO l it It. (Should be read DAILY -?y all Interest-d as changes may occur al any lime.) Foreign malls for the wick vndmg Match 2 IS will close lPMtiMPTl,Y in ail casrsi t the general post office as follows: lAH CELS F08T .MA 11.8 close one hour earlia. than closing time shown below. Patvtis post malls tor Oennany close at 6 p. in Monday, per a. s. Kronprini Wm.; Wedms dsy, per b. s. O. Kurlurst, and Friday, p r k. j. Pretoria. Regular and supplementary malls close at foreign nation half iiour later than closii. time shown below (txcept that supplemen tary malls for Ejrope and Central Ann in... via Colon, closs one hour later at loieii station). Transatlantic Malls. Tl'ERDA Y At 8:.70 a. m. for ITALY dir- cl. I er s. s. Nord America tmail must be di rected "per s. s. Nord America i. at l..;i a. m. (supplementary 11 a. m.l for El -HOPE, per s s. Kaiser Wllhelm, via Ply mouth, Cherbourg and Bremen. WEDNESDAY At 7.30 a. m. for NETHER. LANDS direct, per s. s. Ryndam uim.l must be directed "per s. s. Hyndain i; at l!:3ii a. m. (supplementary 1 p. m l for EC ROPE, per s. s. Cedrlc, via tjueens town (mail must be directed "pel s. s. Cedrlc). THURSDAY At 7 a. m. for FRANCE, SWITZERLAND ITALY, SPAIN PuHT I'UAU TURKEY. EGYPT, t IRE ECU. BRITISH INDIA and LOREN,0 MAR WL EZ, per a. a. La Champagne, via Havre (,mail for other parte of Europe mutt be clrected "per s. s. La Champagne"!. FRIDAY At 6:30 p. m. for A.DKES IS LANDS, per B. s. Commonwealth, from Poston. SATURDAY At 8 a. m. for BELGIUM di rect, per s. s. Kensington tmall must bo directed "per s. s. Kensington ") ; at ll:Ho a. m. (supplementary I p. m.) for EU ROPE, per s. 8. Etrurla via Que. uptown; at 12:30 p. ni. for ITALY direct, per s. s. Koenig Albert (mall must be directed "per s. s. Koenig Albert"). PRINTED MATTER, ETC. This sfenmer takes printed matter, commercial papers and samples for (termany only. The same clsss of moll matter for other parts of Europe will not be sent by tills ship un less specially directed by her. After the closing of the supplementary transatlantic malls named above, addi tional supplementary malls are opened on the piers of the American, English, French and German steamers, and remain open until within ten minutes of the nuur of nailing of steamer. Halls for Sonth and Central Amerlea, U'eat Indies. Rtc. MONDAY At 8 a. m. for BERMUDA, p?r 8. s. lriniuaa. TUESDAY At 10 a, m. for TRINIDAD, per a. s. Maraval; at 12 m. for YUCATAN and CAMi'ECHE, per 8. s. Ravcnsdiilo (mall must be directed "per s. s. Ravens dale") at 12:30 p. m. (supplementary 1:30 p. m.) for ST. THOMAS, ST. CROIX. LEEWARD and WINDWARD ISLANDS, per s. a. Mercator (mall for Grenada, Trinidad. Ilritlsh, Dutch and French Guiana must be directed "per s- s. Mer cator"). "WEDNESDAY At 12 m. for BARBADOl'S. CEARA and M ARAN HAM, per s. s. Hu bert; at 1:30 p. m. for BRAZIL, per s. s. Kaffir Prince, via Fernambuco and Santos (mall for Northern Brassil must be di rected "per a. s. Kaffir Prince"); at 2 p. m. for ARGENTINE URUGUAY and PARAGUAY. Der s. s. Soldier Prince. THURSDAY At 8 a. m. for CUBA, YUCA TAN, CAMPECHE TABASCO ami CHI APAS, per s. b. Vlgllancla tmall for other parts of Mexico must be directed "per B. s. Vlgllancla"); at 10 a. m. for GREN ADA and TRINIDAD, per s. s. Maracas; at 11 a. m. for ST. KITT8, 8T. MARTINS, ST. EUSTATIUSl BRITISH, DUTCH ami FRENCH GUIANA, per s. a. I'llcr; at 12 m. (supplementary 12:30 p. m.l for BAHAMAS GUANTANAMO and SANTI AGO. Der a. s. Orizaba. FRIDAY At 12 m. for MEXICO, per s. s. Seneca via xamnico (man must oe di rected "ner s. a. Seneca"). SATURDAY At 8 a. m. for BERMUDA, per s. b. Pretoria; at 8 a. m. for porno RICO, per b. s. Ponce; at 9 a. m. (supple, mentary 9:30 a. m.) for CURACOA and VENEZITEIA, per a. s. Maracalbo (mail for Savanilla and Cartagena must be di rected "per s. a. Maracalbo"); at 9:30 a. m. (supplementary 10:30 a. m.) for FORTUNE ISLAND, JAMAICA. SAVA NILLA, CARTAGENA and GREYTOWN. per s. a. Valencia (mall for Costa Rica must be directed "per s. a. Valencia"); at 9:30 a. m. (supplementary 10:30 a. m.) for INAQUA and HAITI, per s. s. Flandrla; at 10 a. m. for CUBA per a. a. Mexico, via Havana. Malta Forwarded Overland, Etc., Ei. cept Transpacific. CUBA By rail to Port Tampa. Fla., and thence ny steamer, closes at mis office dally, except Thursday, at t5:30 a. m. (he connecting malls close hern on Mon- A a 'M WndlllNfljlVH And SU t II 11 1 B VUl "MEXICO CITY Overland, unless specially adaressevt ior aispaicn oy steamer, closes at this office dally, except Sunday, at l:Jt p. m. and 11:30 p. m. Sundays at 1 p. m. und 11:30 n. m. NEWFOUNDLAND By rail to North Sydney, and inenca oy steamer, closes at this office dally at 6:30 p. m. (connecting malls close here every Monday, Wednes day and Saturday). JAMAICA By rail to Boston, and thence by steamer, Closes at tnis omce at 6:30 p. m. every Tuesday, by rail to Philadel- fhia, and thence by steamer, closes at his office at 11:30 n. m. every Wedne,iv MIQUELON Bv rail to Boston, and thence rv steamer, closes at tnis omce dally at 6:30 D. m. BELIZE. PUERTO CORTEZ and GUATE MALA My rail to New Orleans, and thence by steamer, closes, at this ol.lce ikally, except Sunday, at tl:30 p. m. and tlT:3 p. m., Sundays at tl:00 p. n.. and 411:30 p. m. (connecting mall cios.e hers Mondays at tll:30 p. m.l. COSTA RICA By rail to New Orleans, and tnence by steamer, closes at this office daily, except Sunday, st tl:30 p. m. and 111:30 p. ni., Sundays at tl p. and tll:30 p. m. (connecting mail closes here Tues days at til:30 d. m.). BAHAMAS (except parcels post malls) By ran to Miami, r m., ana mence by steamer, closes at this office at 15:30 a. in. every Monday. Wednesday and Haturdsv. (REGISTERED MAIL closes at p. in. rireviuu uuy. Transpacific "Kails. HAWAII. CHINA, JAPAN and specially fcuuresseo. mauer ior ine 1'lill. H'PINE ISLANDS, via San Francisco, c'se here dally al fc-30 p. in. up to March l-iid, In clusive, Jor despatch per s. s. America Maru. CHINA and JAPAN, via Tacoma. close lieie uauy m o..n i. rn. up 10 Alarcn .4th, inclusive, for despatch Ler s. s. Shu vmnt. PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, via San Fran- cieco. close nere uany at 8:30 p. ni. up to March J-' in. Inclusive, for despatch per l. 8. transport. NEW ZEALAND, AUSTRALIA (except West). NEW CALEDONIA, FIJI, SAMOA ana Hawaii, via ban rancisco close here dally at 6:30 p. ni. arter March 17th and up to March tJftth, Inclusive, for des patch per a. s. Ventura. (If the Cunard steamer carrying the British mail lor New Zealand dots not arrive In time to connect with this despatch, ej". mails closing at 5:30 a. m.. 8.30 a. u.. and 6:30 p. ni.; Sundays at 4:3v a. ni., 9:30 a. m. and 6:30 p. m. will be made up and for warded until the arrival of the Cunard steamer). AUE'l P..LIA (excert West). FIJI 13. LANDS and NEW CALEDONIA, via Vtr.couver and Victoria, H. C. (lore hero daily at 6:30 p. m. up to March 1.3th. In clusive, for despatch per . s. ."Jjuna (kii f-lally addressed only). HAWAII, JAPAN. CHINA and PHILIP PINE ISLANDS, Via San Francisco, close here dally at 6:30 p. m. up to March I.Kjih. Inclusive, for despatch ner s. s. Korea. CHINA and JAPAN, via Seattle, close. hero daily at 6:30 p. m. up to April list. In clusive, for desuatch per s. a. lyo Muru. HAWAII, via Ban Francisco, close here dally ai " M p. m. up to April tn, in clusive, for despatch ucr s- s. Alameda. CHINA and JAPAN, via Vancouver and Victoria. H. :.. close nere dally at 6:30 p. m. up to April 7th, Inclusive, for des patch per a. s. Eniprvss of Japan. Mer chandise for U. 8- postal agency at biianghal cannot be forwarded vU Canada. TAHITI and MARQUESAS ISLANDS, via nan r rancisc& none uere auuy ai o;ju p. in. up to April .'4th. Inclusive for des patch per s, s. Mariposa. NOTE Unless otherwise addressed, West Australia Is forwarded via Europe, snd New Zealand and Philippines via Han Francisco the quickest routes. Philip plns specially addressed "via Canada' or "via Europe" must be fully prepaid at the foreign rates. Hawaii Is forwarded via Han Francisco exclusively. Transpacific malls are forwarded to port of sailing dally ana trie scneiiuie or closing Is arranged on the presumption of their uninterrupted overland transit. I Regis- tered mall closes at 6:b0 p. in previous day. CORNELIUS VAN COTT. Postmaster. Postoffice. Ntw York, N. T., March 20, 1903. I