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LIVE STOCL MARKET Cattle for the- Week Twenty i Fire to Forty Higher Than . : j for Week Before. HOGS SELL SOME HIGHER t :! Onwha. March 11, ltl. RsceiBta wsr: Cattle. How. Sheep. nitlctl alnndsy Mia official Tuesdsy lO.ett uftlclsl Wedneeday .. 6.016 I. OSS 17.311 1.641. 10.116 17.8I2 11. OK official Thursday., tiff (rial Friday 4,07 14,111 10,168 I. Ml ll.Sl ." Ultimata Saturday.... 200 1, 800 awe Hi dsys this week..a:,6t en,e Amvm Umt week. . 20.104 83.308 S7,8l 60,408 47,668 Kama day. I W'ki mo.27.7M 73.171 50,716 u.M aa. I n.24.!7ft 6S.362 4K.324 am day. w'ka afo.i.1,89 67.167 4U9I 8m day. LBt .-,. 182 M8 .7 Cttle---Thre wre no cattle of any eon sequence In ilRht this morn Inn, but (or the week receipts have bon very largo, showing heavy gains ovr all recent weeks and over a y-ar ago. The tauaa for tha large run la aarrthod generally to tha fact that prices weaa highland that the country took advan tage e-X them to unload aurplua atock and thereby escape Ita assessment for taiallon. Prlre on good heavy beeves, that la cat tle spiling at $ll.518.t.e, have been ataady all tha week, tha demand being good and the market Arm, All other grades, on the ether hand, have eased off not only here, but at thflT aellfng points aa well, and at tha close ef tha week aurh cattle are 2t0 40c higher than laat weak. Cows and helfera, even good kinds, have eased off, being around 1S&2&C lower, with the medium to pretty decent Jt In de aa raucn aa l&40o lower. The bent fleshy atecka and feeders bava shown vary little change, being In moderate aupply and fair demand throughout the Httek, lta attractive klnda have been alow sellers at weak pricea. Quotatmna on cattle; Good to choice beevea. 111. 6012 60; fair to good beevea, ItO.GOtfll.BO; common to fair beevea, 11.369 10. 60; good to choice helfera, I9.2S01O.S6; good to choice cowa, ll.7t.tfl.7t; fair to good cows, 7.60pS.76; common to fair cowa, $6.5007.60; prima .feeding , altera. H. tOiS'lO.Itt good to choice feelers, 8.76 I. 0; fair to good feeders. II.O0tfS.76: com mon to fair feeders, 6,7f.i k.00; good to rholre etockera, (,J59.36; atork helfera, ST.S6I 6; tock cowa, lfl.0001.00; stock calvea, 8.00I0.M; veal calvea, $0,009 12.00; beef bulla, ataga, etc. I8.00.00; bologna bulla, I6.00O8.00. Hog- A good Saturday run of hogs rounded out a week of liberal receipts. About UR cars, or 1,(00 head, ware reported In, bringing tha total for tha week up to 3,30l head. Thla la tha heavleat run alnoe Ave weeka ago, being 22,000 larger than laat weak, 10,000 heavier than two weeka ago, and almost 25,000 greater than for the same day laat year. All of thla week's markets have been Ir regular, but today' waa without doubt tha hardest to quote, Shippers bought some hogs early at pricea that ranged front strong to i lOo higher, or were generally a full nickel higher. Bight on flrat rounds a few scattering loads aeld to packers that wefe as much aa &01OO higher, but aa a 'teneral thing, killer buyara were out for steady pricea, and when thay finally did make the bulk of their purchases, they were mostly steady to not over o higher any where. General quality of the offerings, lacked a great deal of being as good as on previous days of the week, and this mads the market hard to quote, for while Indi vidual sales looked steady to Bo, and to extreme eases 10a higher, the coat of drlvea wea do mora than steady, and on' paper most packers' costs were lower than yes terday." The presence of a good deal of juit fair light stuff, and also a good many highly mixed loads tended to make tha market alow, especially attar the bulk of the good hogs had been cleaned up. While tha market dragged until noon or after without a com plete clearances being made, however, the laat hoga to aell showed little or no change compared with yesterday, and It looked as though In the end all the freah arrivals would be cleaned up without any great concessions having to be made. To earn tip the general market as well aa waa possible, most of the desirable hoga sold steady to a nickel higher, and In ex treme Instances 10q advances were noted. Pankera didn't buy the lights until thay had to In order to fill out their droves, Representative sales: Va. Ar. Sh. Pr. M..17t 240 14 SO T. .154 10 14 7S No. Ar. 100. IIS e..2o7 22. .217 04.. 300 flh. Pr, 40 14 TO 40 14-10 ... 14 10 20 12 00, ... IS 00 ... II OS TI..13I . .Ma li. .380 I5..SC7 310 14 St ... 14 i 15 00 IS. .231 15 Oiv . 60, .220 ee. ,iaa sua is oa . hep After a week of dull, Irregular markets most of tha lambs are aalltng Just about where they ware a week ago. On moat of tha handy lambs current pricea look higher, but that Is mainly due to the fact tha quality the laat few daya haa been exceptionally good. A few extremely light Mexicans received the benefit of tha pre-Sair demand for that claas of stuff and advanced 10Q2to, selling aa high aa Ho.IrWKor the bulk of the light and handy JtexUa I1M0 la the outatde figure, though, -and handy weeterns are aelllng round 114.700 H.aO, with atrong welghta on down to $14.00. Mavajos were In poor demand on the cloae, packers finding when they came to aall the alt Ins that they had been appraising the lambs too high. Yea - terday'a offerings of Navajos did not aell until lata In the day, when some were bought around He lower at 114.70 and oth ers that were In quarantine showed much .greater declines. A ahortage of refrtgora ' tor cam waa more or leaa of a hindrance to the trade all week and made demand slack on the cloae for anything except the most geetrabto a tuff. Lambs recently ahora aold St S12.10912.30, the high day. Nona have been here since. Small packagea of spring lambs brought I1S.0091S.00 Thursday and Irian y. ' Quotations on aheap and la tube i Lambs, light and handy, $14. 46016. a6; lambs, heavy, 114.00014.00; lambs, clipped, $11.60 H.tOt Iambs, angering, S14.S6014.lt, yeaa tings, good to choice, $12.00011,7$; year lings, fair to good, $13.OO0ia.OO; wethers, fair to choice, $11.60012,16; awes, good to vohlee. IIl.4O012.2Oi ewes, fair to good. 110.00011,40; awes, plain to culls, $7,000 0.10. ' " ' Chicago LI to Stock Market. Chicago, -March S 1 .Cat tie Receipts, 400 head; market ateady; native beef cattle, SS.1O012.SO; a.ocket-s and feeders, $7,000 S.B0, cows and heifers, Si.6O01O.SO; calves, $1.60014.00. Hoga Recelpta, 12,000 head; market unsettled. So to lOo under tha onenlns. which waa the earns aa yesterday's average to ao higher; hulk of salea, $16.20016,40; light, $14.06016.40; mixed, $14.0916.6V, heavy, $14.76016.60; rough $14.76014.10; ptge, $10.76014.26. tSheep and Lambs Receipts, 2,000 head; market eteady; wethers, $10.60012.20. lambs, I18.OO01I.SO. Steal Oily LI v. link Market. . Ileux City. Merck 11. Cattle Receipts, too hud; market ateady; beef ateera, 310.60 011.00: butohen, 19.00010.50; beef oowa tnd -helfera, 19.600 10.50; nan an, 95.600 T.69; atocken and feedera, 97.60 0 0.66: - pelvee. 97.6009.50; feeding oowe and helfera, 16.50 0 9.00. Hogs Receipt.. T,000 head; market steady, 5. higher:: lights, 114.66014.76: mixed, 114. 10016.00; heavy, I16.00O16.06 pigs, lll.OO012.tr; bulk at ea.ee, H4.7O0 li.n. Sheep and Lamb. Receipts, 100; market steady! yearlingo. 113.00 0 19.25: wethera. 111. 10011.60; .wee. 110.60 012.19; lambs. 913.00014.96. St. Lab) Llr. Stock Market. . St. Louie. March 31. Cattle Receipts. 800 head: market ateady; natlv. beef eteera, 17.60012.26; yearling ateen and helfera. 36.60010.00; cowa, 15.31 0 10 00; atocken and feedera, 36.00010.00; prim, southern beef steers, 38.00011.00: beet cow. and helfera. 34.3600.00; prim, yearling ateen ana nellera, 17.600 10.00; n.tlve celves, II 00 J 14.99. Hogs Receipt ' 1.901 heed: market Steady; llghu, 111.30011.10; pigs, 10.760 12.10; mixed and bulchera, 114.16016.46; good Beavy, 815.16016 60; bulk of kIm. 614 90 0 16.86. Sheep and Lamb Receipts, none; market eie.uy. . Kaneae City Mm Mack Market, Kanaaa City, March II. Cattle Re. eeplts, 1,101 heed; market ateady; prim, fed ateera, 111.16011.90: dressed beef eteera, - 19.79011.90; weelern ateere, 19.00013.00; ..owe, 14. 00010. SO; helfera, 18.00011.60; etockera .nd feed en, 17.76011.09; bull ef.euviv.uv; eaivw, Sl.ovvsil.sv. Hoga Recelpte, 600 head; market higher bulk of sales, 114.80016.31 ;heavy, 116.260 je.ee; pacaera ana Dutcrtera, si6.004t15.je light! 114.50016.10: pine. 111.50 0 14.00. Sheep and Lembe Receipt. 600 head market ateady: lamb., 112.00016.00; year- lingo, 4ia.oo018.8S; wethers, 911.60011.75 vwrs, iie.tvviz.ev. GRAIN ANDPRODUCE Lower Prices Prevail Despite Excellent Cash Demand ' Hard Wheat Hits Eecord. CORN IS ONE CENT LOWER Omaha. March SI. HIT. There waa an excellent caih demand for train In the local market today and while price, generally were allnhtly lower the sellere were Inclined to let 10 oC their offering, rather than take chance, on a further decline on Monday. The wheat market waa quoted from un changed to 1c lower and a good part of today', offering, were eold .t the decline,, although one car of choice No. 3 hard eold at 12.00, a record price for thla grad. of wheat. Salea of So. 2 hard were made at $3.08 9 07; No. t hard aold generally .round 12.06 62.04 and No. 4 bard brought from 11.98 to 12.01. The demand for off-grade wheat wa. much better today and quit, a few car. of .ample hard wer. .old at price, ranging from 11.80 to J1.I8.. ' The corn market wa. .leo quoted from unchanged to lo lower nd the .ellers had little difficulty In disposing of their sam pl s at the prevailing pricea. The better gradea of whit, eom were quoted at IM7H6)l.lltts' th. commercial grarle. of y.llow brought from 11.17 to 11.17(4 .nd mlied corn ranged In price from 11.11 to 11.1714. m , Ther. wa. an excellent trade !n oate. with th. market quoted from fourth to . cent lower. ' . . On. car of No. 1 white oat. brought Sc. but th. bulk of the offering, .old around 83!c, and a few aale. wer. made at 'SRy. wa. rather quiet and .old off about price.. . lo, whll. barley wee dull .t unchanged Clearance, were: Wheat and flour equal to 118.000 buehele; corn, 246.000 bu.hele; oate. 17,000 bueheH. ....... rrlmary wheat receipt, were 1,188.000 but"l. and ehlpmente 760,000 buehele age t recelpte of 1,060.000 buehele. and ahh tent, of 600,000 huahela Inat year. Primary corn recelpte were 780.000 buahehv and ablpmente 486,000 buehele agalnet re celpta of 800,000 buehele, and ahlpment. of 188,000 buehele laat year. Primary oat. recelpte were 105,000 buehele, and .hlpment. 804,000 buehele agalnet re celpta of 632.000 buehele, and ahlpment of 862,000 buehele laat year. CARLOT RECEIPTS. w neat. corn. mu. Chicago Mlnneapoll. Omaha Kanea. City St. Loula . Winnipeg . 86 .41! , 60 141 217 76 1 , 346 The., aalea were reported today! Wheat No. t hard winter, 3 car., I!. 07: 1 ear, 32 084,; 3 care, 82. 08 No. 3 hard winter, 1 car (Kaneae). 2.0; 1 car, 82.07; 3 care. 32.00; i care, 32.05: 1 car, 32. 04, No. 4 bard winter, 1 oar (oat. mixed), 82.01: 1 car, 31.08. Sample hard winter, 1 car, 31-98: 1 oar, 91 90: 1 car, 81.80, No. 3 mixed, 1 oar, 92.09. No. 4 mixed, I car, 31.90; 3 carl. 91.9S. Rye No. 1 I ear., 93.81. Corn No. 3 white, 9 care, II. 1814; S can, I1.18U No. 3 white, 1 car, 31.18UI care, 31.18: t care. 81.1714. No. 4 white, 1 oar, 31.17 44. No. 3 yellow. 1 car fehtpper'e welghta), 31.17i 3 care, 31.1714. No. 3 yel low, 1 car, 31.1714; I car., 31.17V.: ( car., 81.17. No. 4 yellow, 1 car, 31.18K; 1 oar. 31.KH. No i mixed, 1 car, 31.17H: 1 car. 31.17; 3 car, (ehlpper'e welghte), 31.17. ,No. 3 mixed, 9 car.. 1.14; 1 c.r. 31.1V. I era, 31.18. No 4 mixed, 1 car, 31.11. No. mixed, 1 car, 11.11. Bemple mixed, 1 cr. 11.1914. Oete No. t whit., 1 car, Eo. Standard, 1 can. 3814c. No. 8 white, 1 oar (arilpper'a weight.), 3314o; 11 rare, 8814o: 3 care, 63c No. 4 white. care, 81c; I car., 2Kos 1 oar, 92He. Sample white, 4 car.. S3c. Omaha Caen, Pricea Wheat: No. 3 hard. II.08V2.O7: No I hard, 92.04992.07; No. 4 hard, 31.I892.01. Corn: No. 3 white, 31. 1914 91.1314: No. 3 white, 31.1714011914; No. 4 white, 31.1701.1714kNo. 6 white, II. in 1.171 No. 3 white, 31."H1 lt! No. 3 yellow, 1.1714e)1.17s No. 3 yellow, 11.17 1.17141 No. 4 yellow, 1.114 J9118 4 : No. yellow, 91.18HO1.1014; No. 9 yellow, 11.19 (Jl.lU'AI No. 3 mixed, 31.1944tU.17 14; No. 3 mixed. 31.1801.1014; No. 4 mixed, l 16"i 4)1.18; No. 6 mixed. 81.U1401.18; No. 8 mixed, 11.1314 01.1514 O.u: No. I white, 840ftSc! .landard, talicoayjo: No. 8 white, 6308314c: No. 4 white, 921419880. Barley: Malting, 11.1701.36; No. 1 feed. 11.0901.13. Rye; No. 3, 11.6001.61; No. 3, 11.59 01.60. ' Omaha- Future., . Th. tr.d. In th. loc.l m.rket wa. very quiet today and whe.t closed firm on profit taking by long. There wee . feeling among th. trader, that wheat had made aufficlent advances, for th. present t leeet, and most of them did not car. to hold their options until som. definite eoncluelon could be reached In regard to th. coming wheat crop. Only a few tradea were made in tn. corn .nd o.ta market, and thee. o.r.ftl. closed steady. Wheat opened about unchanged on tne May, about o higher on July, and Sep tember whe.t cloeed 140 higher. Local range of prices: Art. Open. High. Low. Cloae. Yea. Wht. I 1 ( May 1 961414 1 97H 19494 1 9614 19614 July 169 1 6SS 1M 1 6SH 16814 Sept. 1 41 1 46 117 1 4814 14794 Corn. May 1 19 1 IT 119 , 1 IT ll July 1614 96ft 5644 5S 5S Sept. 1 11 1 U 111 t 11 111 Oat.. May 63 83 63 83 69 July I tHI 96 56K 66. 56H Sept. I 49HI ' 4914 49 49 40 Chicago cloelng prices, furnished The Bee by Logan 44 Bryan, atock ant grain broken. 819 South Sixteenth .treet, Omaha: Art. Open. High. I Low. Close. Yoa Wht I I May 1 96 1 97 198 1 9514 1964 July 1 64 1 61 161 1 6414 16314 Sep. 1 10 1 93 150 1 51 H 150 Corn. May 1 1614 1 19 11814 1 1984 119( July 1 1714 .1 17 11 1 17 116 Sep. 1 16 1 16 114 1 II 114 Oata. May 11 11 83 l! 63 July 84 59 98 98 58' Sep. 93 13 52 13 13 Pork. Miy 14 19 94 70 34 10 84 31 94 75 July 13 80 83 30 33 90 13 10 34 00 Lard. May 19 30 10 11 0 01 10 11 10 10 July 10 II 10 49 30 15 10 37 30 32 Silo. May 13 40 18 40 13 SO II 99 II ST July I 1 97 19 17 18 47 16 50 18 66 OMAHA CKNrTKAl HAKKET. Poultry Alive Broilers. 1 to I lbs.. 10c: orouera. s to 1 ids., 350; hens, under 4 lbs., 19c; hens, over 4 lbs., 18c; springe, .11 sixes, smoooth legs and soft under 6 lbs., 23a: old roostsrs and stags. 14o: aeeee. 14a: duck., llo; turkaye, 10c; cpona, over I lb... !4o; capons. , lb. and under. lOo: guinea., aach, lie; equabs. Homers, 14 oa eacn, per aosen. 94.011. , HMtyr Cholo. on.nl.ry.Io. 1, 40o; No 3. 9M. V oils rreen, no, 1, can, 01,10; NO. I, sraan, ff.xu; crax. ease, 86.00. I'heem. itui.tsllt.ii. Itnsn s) Co.t Cheese Fancy domestlf. 42c: blnek-. I9n. (wins, 16c: daisies, 87c; triplets, 27o; young Amerlcee, 28c; Blue Label brick, 14c; llmburger, 16c; Herkolmer N. Y.) wni.v, zee; roqueinrt, ebc. Whnleeal price, of beet eular Beef Cube Ribs: No. 1. 220 lb.; No. x. SOo; No. 3. I60. Lolnst No. 1, 26o; No. 3, nw, leu. inuCKB; ISO. 1, lDCi NO. 3, 15o; No I, It He. Rounds: No, 1. lie; No. 1, iio: No. 1, I6c. l'latea: No. 1, llo; No. 1. 1114c; No. 8, 11 e. Onion Seta Yellow. bu 14.00, red, 14.11. while, 14.60. Memmoth eel.ry. per duxes, lea Fraxen Flab Salmon Palls. 14c; Sainton V V, . lnM"' 1,0 oaiiian. idc: Alanka .,... ,,. ,-meiis. ,ec; wniMng. lnc; .rapplss, Ic; pike, yellow, dreesed. 17c round. 14c; pickerel, dressed. 12 c; round fo: herring, round. 7o; herring. 3v,c whlteflsb, dreeeed. medium. 16o: leree. xoe lumbo. llo: round. sm.lL llo: til. rih fn. .teaks, lie. Pish Freeh halibut, per lb.. 11a; fresh cattle h. 19c; frosen salmon, etlvers, 17c; falla. 14e; freeh frosen smelts, 9c; herring, 7o; plcber.1. round, frosen. 9c; pickerel, dreeeed, frosen. 10c; yellow pike, round, frosen, 13e; black bass, 16o; croppies, 60: yellow percb. 8c; catttah, 16o; ro. eh&d, 10c; black baea, O. s.. 16a; medium and email, loo; large. 17c; smoked whiting, headleee, 16c; klppend salmon, llo; black cod, Alas ka sable O.h. 11 c. 1 Smoked. Bait and Spiced Fish Smoked whits chubs, lie; kippered salmon, 18c; tin nnn haddls. 17a; codfish, 12o: Purltnn rod. Ur; pollock. !c: KKKK herring. 10c: bloetcn. 60 to box, 11.76: 100 to box, 1-1.16; kippered cod. lo-ib. beekets, loo; whltetlih. No. 1. 40 lb. 16 15: 10 lb. 81.40: bsrrln. plced. 4. Ins . 13:15: 10 lb. 9&0. Oysten -King Cole," Urge c.n Stan dsrds, 40c: select 46c: count 60c Fruits Orange.: 260s. 32Da. 124 13.00; 10V 116 13.76; 100 l!e, 150 176 11.00. . i ' - THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEK: AfKlL. l, lvu. Lemons: Fancy JOOs, leos, oa.wu; cnoic 300a. 3fi0s, $4.60. Grapefruit; 28s. $4.00. 46a, 14.26; him, $4.fc0; 4a, $0a, 96s. $6 00 Apples: Jonathans, extra fancy, $2.26; Jonathans, fancy. $2.16; Wine Ha pa, lib: mailer, 22 00; W. w. rearmainee, wi fancy, $2.60; w. W. Pearmaina, lancy. a an- R.i Da via. orchard run, $1.00; Mia- aouri Pippins, orchard run, $1.60. Bananas. Veaetab es rotaioes rjaiins, Early Ohlna. $3.26 bu. Sweet potatoes. $2 i hamper; sweet potatoes, aeed, $3.26 bbl. Celery, $1.00 doz.; crate, $4.50. lurnipa. carrots, parsnips, rutsbagoes, o lb, Cab- naxe, 8c lb. lettuce, n.uw craie, e. Cauliflower, $3,60 crate, $2.00 dos. LUcum- bera, eatra fancy, i!.uu aos. i oraaiwe. $7.00 erate. Onlona: Red, 12c lb.; HpaDiao, 110.00 crate. Mitceuaneoua uiaer, jhocis. Onion sets; Yellow, $&.00 bu.; red, tSi.it' bu.; white, icon bu. s Omaha Hay Market. Prairie Hay Recelpta light, market higher I hft.r rrndffl at hay an alfalfa: do mand continues good. Upland; Choice, $13.60 14.00; No. 1, $l2.roi3.ou; ro. z. aiu.uuw 11.00: No. 2, $, 0009.00. Midland! no. i. $12.00,8)13,60: No. 2, $.60lO.6O. Lowland; NO. 1. SN.bUWV.UU; j0. S, ti.suwa.vv, i'w. 0, $6.6O0'7.OO. Aifalf ChAlre. Ott.OOASAOO: No. 1, tl$.00lt 00: atandard. $16.0043717.00; No. 2, 3.0D14.00; No. 3, f.Q.bUlfflz.tiu. Straw Oat, 9i.Qvwi.wt wneai, to.vww 6.60. Metal Market. Kw Tork. Msecb 31. Melala Tha cop per market has been quiet during; the laat week with the altuatlon ahowlng little or no change, Small Iota tor nearby and sec ond quarter' delivery have been offered at conceaslona, but more generally speaking the market today waa nominally unchanged at from $33 to $35 for the second quarter. Some of the smaller d patera were aald to be offering electrolytic for the third quarter around $304? 31, but the larger agencies quoted 131 tie 32. Iron was unchanged. 1 Un MlnneapolU ttrala Market. Minneapolis March 31. Flour- changed. Barley $1.0901. 20. Kye j.Ti(iepi.br. Bran $37.0038.00. Wheat May. $!.3;July, $15. Cash: No. hard, $2.1102.12; No. 1 northern, $2.01O 2.06; No. 2 northern. $1.9802.Ot. Corn iv o, yeiiow, Oata No. 3 white, 62&63c. flaxseed $2.813,00. Dank Clearings. Omaha, March $1. Bank clearings for Omaha today were $8,316,706.6$ and for the corresponding day laat year la.iu.- 433.60. The total clearings for the week ending today were $33,007,43.4 and for the corresponding wee a year ago a, 440,800.24. The total clearings for the month of March were $164,068,917.62 and for .the month of March last year, $114, 298,714.28. fit. Jnseph Live Stock Market. St. Joseph, March 31 Cattle Recelpta. 100 head: market ateady;- steers, 18.50 4J 12.00; cowa and heifers, $6.60011.00; calves $7.00ti12.7r. Hogs Iteceipia, 4.""" neau; mumm stuady; top, $16.30; bulk or sales. m.9iw 16.20. . , Sheep and La mba Receipts, none; marxei nominally ateady. ... Mew York Money Market. New Tork, March 31. Mercantile Paper 4044 per cent. Sterling Excnange uv-any duiu, . i; commercial 60-day bills on banks, $4 71; 60-day billa, $4.T0; demand, $4.75 1-16; cables, $4.76 7-10. Silver Bar, 73 e; ueiican aouars. doc Bonds Qovernment, ateady; railroad, easy. ' Kansas City General Market. Kansas City, March SI. Wheat No. 2 hard, $2.0102.16; No. 2 red, $2.0702.11; May, $1.8S; July, 11.63 V Corn No. 2 mixed, l.i0 i,3i ; o. i whltet, I1.21H: No. 2 yellow, $1.19H; May, $1.17'A; July. $1.15. uata no. l wniie, .ovmoj .o. rounu, $4 U 066c. Cotton Market. New Tork. Marchv 31. Cotton Futures opened steady; May, 18.76c; July, 18.63o; October. 17.68c; December, 17.66c; January, 17.07c Cotton futures closed steady; May, 18.84c; July, 18.69c; October, 17.74c; December, 17.77c; January, 17.860. Bpot quiet; mia- dllng, 19.20c. No sales. lAndnn Ktoeks and Bonds. TjOBdon, March 81. American aecurltles were quiet and featureless on the stock ex'hangu today, Silver Bar, al'Jd per oune. t Money 31. per cent. v Dlacount Rate, Short Mil., 4 per cent; three months, 44. per cent. 81. Louis Grain Market. St. Louie, March 31. Wheat No. I. 11.(18 03.19; No. 8 hard. l3.10SJ3.il; May, 11.8614 01.98S; July. 11. n,. hl-Orn CO. (I..O. ... wm.o, ...aesv .14; May, !l.lli1.19tti July, ll.HUt? 1.17H. Oate No. I, 85c; No. I white, I7!4, Dili-Firsts, 89c - Statement of Clearing Houm' Banks. New York, Merer, 91. Th. .tatement of the aetual condition of clearing houee banke and trust companies for the week show that they hold I113.KD7.16V roeerve in exceea or le.al requirements. This Is a decrees, of 138,999,110 from last week. . ' Ellin Butler Market. Elgin, I1L, March II. Butter 10 tub. at Changes Announced in Postoffice Positions Washington, March 31. George M, Sutton, postoffice inspector in charge at Kansas City, has been appointed chief inspector of the service. William L Dcming, chief clerk of the Postoffice department, has been appointed general superintendent of the railway mail service and has been succeeded by Ruskin McArdle, private secretary to Postmaster General Burleson. Joseph P. Johnson, general super intendent of the railway mail service, succeeeds Inspector Sutton at Kan sas City. Coroner's Jury Declares Death Due to Operation Kansas City, March 31. (Spe cial Telegram.) A coroner's jury found today that Mrs. Susan B. Pick ett died at the General hospital Sun day as the result of a criminal opera tion performed by a Mrs. Allen of Omaha. ' A statement, said to have beer! signed by Mr. Pickett shortly before her death, implicated Mrs. Allen. Mrs. Pickett was taken ill in Omaha and brought to the General hospital here. McCarthy Outpoints Moha. Milwaukee, wis., Msn-h al. Johnny Mc Carthy, walterwetght boxer of California, outpointed Eddie Moha, Milwaukee, in a ten-round no decision hont tonight, accord ing to a majority of critic, .t th. ringside. Other, called It a draw and on. writer thought Moha deserved a .had. Both boxer, were strong at th. finish. Silver The Cinderella Among Metals Compared with pre-war averages copper is now telling 150 higher, lead 100, line 100, whereas silver his advanced only about 25 above the average of ten years and is practically identical with the average of 30 years before tha war. The lesson is plain. " , The big rise in silver metal has not taken place yet. The big rise in silver mine stocks is only about to commence. The Utah silver mines have been the steadiest and most con sistent producers in the United States. Tintic has had an unlnter- . rupted record of production for mors than forty years, s has Park City and Bingham. . Our Masket Letter is devoted to a review of thei most meri torious issues. Send for it. Opart an account with as and fat th benefit ef a mining ex pert', advice. Send us your business. C. S. HERZIG COMPANY Specialists in Mining Sacurilias. ' Bo.tonrBuilding, Salt Laka City, Utah. . Postoffica Bos 293. GERARD SAYS WAR WILLJSE SERIOUS Returned Ambassador Tells Aero Men Time for Embattled farmer and Musket Fast A MATTER OT MECHANICS New York, Starch 31. The fully equipped aerial coast patrol nation at Port Washington, N. Y., together with an air cruiser fitted with two 200-horsepower motors and airplane gun, were offered to the government tonight through the Aero Club of America by Rodman Wanamaker Announcement of the gift was made at a dinner of the Aero club at which former Ambassador James W. Gerard was a speaker. Alan R. Hawley, president of the club, announced that the Collier tro phy offered annually for th greatest achievement in aviation in America had been awarded to Elmer A Sperry and Lawrence B. Sperry for the development of drift indicators. The Aero club's medal of merit has been given to Miss Ruth Law for es tablishing the American distance rec ord across country; to Philip Carroll, for his patriotic work in training mil itary aviators; to Floyd Smith, for establishing American hydro altitude records; to Corporal. A. D. Smith, U S. A., for the American hydro dura tion record; to Captain C. C. Culver, U. S. A., for wireless experimentation, and to James V. Martin, for the in vention of the aero-dynamic stabilizer. Mr. Gerard declared that modern war is largely a matter of mechanics and munitions. The legend of the embattled farmer is responsible, be said, for much iiiipreparediiess. "We hear even today," he said, "prattling! about embattled farmers taking their old muskets from over the chimneypiece and defeating the invader. But nowadays the old flint lock means Zeppelins, airplanes, cap tive observation balloons, steel hel mets, gas and gas masks, machine guns, searchlights, tixteen-inch guns and eighteen-inch howitzers, trench mortars, range finders, telescopes, ar mored automobiles, tanks, miles of barbed wire, underground mining, rockets and grenades and countless other instruments of war the proper use of which can only be learned after years' of application. All these modern means of war reguire great preparations. If we are in for war we are in for a serious war. ' "I believe that the men of German blood who have joined us will remain loyal to this country. Will not the de scendants of the revolutionaries of '48 be with us in the fight? Some of the finest blood in America comes to us from the men of '48, from those who left Germany because they sought more freedom, more oppor tunity than they could obtain in Europe. We must extend the helping hand to our German-Americans, who, affected, as was their right in the be ginning by a purely sentimental feel ing toward the land of Germany and the German people, are now ready to climb on the band wagon." Musk Damrosch Orchestra at Auditorium. Omaha is growing into a very en thusiastic city, if one is to judge by the heartiness and duration of the ap plause in general at the recent mu sical attractions, and in particular at the program given at the Auditorium last evening by the Symphony So ciety of New York with Walter Dam rosch conductor. Prolonged enthusi asm prevailed after each number, and the audience, which was of very fair proportions, listened attentively and interestedly throughout. The Audi torium presented a most attractive sight, decorated as it was with a vast number of American flags, and with one mammoth flag forming the back ground behind the orchestra, while an illuminated one hung at the front of the stage over the conductor s stand. Mr. Damrosch and his orchestra are becoming like old friends in Omaha, having appeared here three successive years, on their transcontinental tour. The orchestra, numbering eighty pieces, is a well balanced and capable body, ready and able to interpret the music in whatever manner the con ductor wills. Last night's program was a con servative one as to modern numbers. It has been quite a long time since "Symphony No. 5, by Kaff, based upon the ballad of "Lenore," has been presented here, and its four widely contrasted movements, all as Mr. Damrosch said, "maintaining a me- Wyoming Oil . Boom v To Be The Biggest In Country's History Midwest Refining went from $58 to $140 s, share in few months. Stock of original company sold in the pennies. State of Wyoming to be pepper-boxed with oil wells. One firm alone reported orders lor 100 drilling rigs. Let me demonstrate to YOU that your answer to this advertisement will be worth money to you if you will act promptly. Just writs ob postcard , "show me' with your Bam nd address today. HARRY J. NEWTON 364 Denham Bids., Denver, Colo. Admits Impossible To Starve England Copenhagen (Via London) March 31. Open skepticism as to the possibility of bringing Great Britain to its knees by a subma rine campaign and through the di rect pressure of starvation is ex pressed by Captain ' Persius, the naval critic of the Berliner Tage blatt. Instead, the hope and belief of Captain Persius is that by an average monthly loss of 500,000 tons of shipping in the next few months Great Britain may be brought to realize that a continu ation of the war wouli' be unpro fitable, though this realization, he declares, had not yet been attained. diaeval character in the music, brought a great deal of pleasure and enjoyment. The four movements are connected by the episodes of the bal lad, and work up to a dramatic and ghoulish climax in the closing one. The "Andante Quasi Larghetto" is full of amorous suggestion, tne ta miliar March a brilliant and most melodious portion, was given a broad climax and vital performance, while the ghostly suggestions in narmonies and woodwinds in the last movement quite thrilled with their unearthliness, calmed at last by the closing chant. In the absence of program notes Mr Damrosch told the story ot tnis Dai lad of the maiden whose lover went off to the war. When his regiment re turned he was not there, but that night his ghost came to her window, and calline her to mount a ghostly horse, he rode with her to the grave yard, where they, horse and all, leaped into an open grave, while ghostly voices chanted for the .safety of their souls, as the earth closed over them. After this terrifying musical experi ence, the soothing breadth of the Bach "Air on the G string," which most effectively featured the excellent tone of the first violin section, was a welcome contrast and its playing a great credit to the artistic skill ot the entire string choir A well known and straightforward Gavotte by the same composer was also played by the string choir with broad tone, vivid rhythms and atmospheric sincerity. Other orchestral numbers were the "Prelude" to "Lohengrin," by Wag ner; "Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1," by Encsco, a big, fiery work, full of color, and folk-tune suggestions, with many novel orchestral combinations, and flashing strongly with rhythms. Among the encores giyen by the or chestra was an operatic medley, and at the last, "The Star-Spangled Ban ner," which received rousing cheers and brought both orchestra and audi ence to their feet. Efrem Zimbalist, the soloist, gave a brilliant and clean-cut interpretation of the always welcome "Concerto for Violin with Orchestra, by Max Bruch, obtaining a broad and singing tone in the lovely Adagio, and strong rhythmic swing and dazzling climaxes in the finale (Allegro Energico). He is a well equipped and assured violin ist and made a decided impression in the concerto, responding after some coaxing with "Orientale," by Cesar Cui, also with orchestral accompani ment, which number is so pronounced in coloring and atmospheric effect that many would have liked it re peated, had Mr. Damrosch consented. Mr. Damrosch conducts easily and with definite musical intentions, and he gains many and varied effects. His orchestra is a good one and it would be nice to hear it oftener. H. M. R. Unfurl Your Flag to the Breeze of An Electric Fan Let Old Glory wave from the breeze and show your loyalty. Patriotic business men everywhere are displaying flags in their shop windows and other places of vantage with an "Electric Breeze." Join the army of patriotic business men. Display your flag the "new way." Call Douglas 1062 for information about electric fans and prices. VILLA ATTACKS CHIHUAHUA Cin Loses 600 in Prisoners and 350 in Killed and Wonnded in Futile Attempt. MEN FLEE IN DISORDER Chihuahua City, "March 31. Fran cisco Villa, at the head of a cavalry force of 3,500 men, made a determined attenipt today to capture Chihuahua City, but was driven back with the loss of SOO prisoners and 350 in killed and wounded. The attack, which had been ex pected by the garrison, was launched at 530 o'clock this morning in the direction of Quinta Carolina, north of the city, and spread rapidly to the Santa Nino railway station, the store houses of the Pierce Oil company, and the abandoned city cemetery. From an order of the day found on a prisoner, Villa's expedition is shown to have numbered 3,500 men, all cav alry, which was only half the size of the defending Carranza forces, whose losses in dead and wounded amounted to the comparatively small number of 120 men. The Carranza officers here do not assert that the victory was decisive, although it caused the enemy to flee in disorder. Villa was reported to be in personal command of the attack, but remained at a safe distance from the scene of fire. Villa's men were well provided with ammunition, but lacked food and clothing and suffered on the battle field from need of water, as all of the streams are dry at this season of the year. Milwaukee Aspires To Be Famous for Its Noiselessness Milwaukee, Wis., March 31. Ob jectionable noise of all kinds would be eliminated in Milwaukee should the common council pass, and the"po lice enforce, an anti-noise ordinance prepared by the Health department and which will be presented shortly. The measure would provide: No blowing of factory whistles for the beginning or ending of the work ing day or noon recess, the only ex emption being whistle blowing of fire boats, fire engines or steamboats seeking passage through drawbridges. No dealer or trader shall use any kind of a noise instrument to attract trade. Cats shall not be allowed to run at large day or night and dogs must be kept in at night. No person or firm may deliver goods between 11 p. m. and 7 a. ;n., unless person making delivery wears rubber-healed shoes. Milk men must have their milk cans packed to eliminate noise. Persons driving automobiles with chained tires must provide against the chains striking the lenders. No roller skating shall be permitted on sidewalks. Small fines xr short terms of im prisonment are provided for viola tions. 1 Omaha Electric Light & Power Company By Ctorft H. 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