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HEW MARK FOR HOGS Prime Heavy Lots Reach $6.65 Market 5c Higher. CATTLE SUPPLY SLIM Prices for Steers Unchanged From Thursday's Level. (keep at Reeeat Doellae aa Laml Are l'MkMe to Firmer Shorm Lambs SS.SO. Hog value again established a new high mark, prim heavy-weights making $8.66. the best price since May. 1903. The market was active at the advance, and showed largely 10c jain over Wednesday' prices. Cattle supplies were very meacer and price unchanged. Bert offered went at 15. 80. Activity of farmer in spring work baa been responsible for rery Udt receipt of both cattle and boss all week. The aheep market held at Thursday's decline, and Iambi were steady to strong. Colorado lamba brought f CS& and shorn Western 25. 80. t'kleag Live Steetr. HeTeaest. The movement of live stock at Chicago stock yards compares as follows: Reretprs Csule. Calves. Hoe. Sheep. Xond,. Aprils... 17.678 Oft 31.KM 27.WH Vred-dar. April U.l.!Mt4 !?J! Thursday. April 18. S.S48 IMS l- " I PHdir. AtK-tl IS... !. SWO .O0e S.OW Totals 4S. Week ago 61. -HM Cor. time 1X"V 66. KM fthlproenta Momliy. April ... 5.T2H Tuesday. April 10. . S.O.-! WH-xlij. April tt. S.4 Taarsdav. April 13. 4.14 Friday. April 13 2.0U0 11.81.1 4.4 87.32S 11.4.X5 13x07 oa.s 13.04T 10.046 t&2o2 7 1S 57 1W 10 8.JSW a.aia 4.014 4.18 4. 500 S.101 4. 8.5M Totals . . 11.279 Week am 2S.TWI Cor. time 1909 23.836 452 24.12 M 071 to 40.S44 S7.W1 663 44.371 X4.&UQ Receipts at Chicago stock yards for 1906 to date and same period a year ago: laotl. loe. OaJn. Loan. Cattle .'. RM.fttJ 9ti2.19 ..- 7S.ZU7 ralrr i U2.TAH S1.4H1 1.277 Hon 2.4W.7t IW W 107.01S Sneeo 1.2U3.2X3 1.163.9.17 HJO.748 April receipts to date and same period a year ago: lot. Cartle lL7Si) Caliee r.7W Hon 22ll.t HIM .t ll.lis 1903. nn.isi r3.7x Oain. Loaa- 12. .no 2.437 2H.7SS 12.228 Receipts at Six Marketa. Estimated receipts Friday at six markets, with comparisons: Cattle. Chicaao 1.2n KtnweCltr ............... 2.0o Omaha ( Kt L.ml l.auil St. Joseph 800 Sioux dly 2UU Hogs. S.OnO 6.6 S.tMlO 8.MX) 8.300 2.500 Sheep. ft.OOO 2.2XO 1 2.000 Total Kti-k ago Corr .Fpondlnc dar W. C'fTerjofHllnT day 1WM. . ThUK far tble week Faroe time lairt week . e.Ort) . 5.30O . IO..TOO 9. 1 .lM.tiOO .141. QUO 2U.400 42.800 4.OU 42.40O 22.O00 811.000 801 .000 238. 000 12. son 14.1UU 11.3K S.70U 173.0HO 1A4.0II0 Fame period 1903. 14U0) 190.000 150.000 Same period 1004 12U.000 Stock Yari ete. This week's receipts of cattle are the smallest since last July, and bogs tbe smallest since the first week -of last May. Aver age price of hogs for tbe week was the highest In aboat three yee.rs, and the average price of cattle as high as any week since last Sep' t ember. Receipts for April 14 are estimated at 100 cattle. 10,000 bogs, and 1.500 sheep, against 245 cattle, 13.574 bogs, and 2,659 sheep for Saturday. April 15. 1905. Averajre price of hogs at Chicago forth day J6.55, against -61 Thursday. 4.4T .Wednesday S9.38 h week ago$8.25 a tositff ago. 853 s;acaaa,'4S.12 tavo years n $7.28 three years ago, and $7.02 four years ago. , . ' - ' Eleven markets received 43.400 hogs Fri day, against 59,300 a week ago. and 67.500 a year ago. Total thus far tbls week 309.000 against 397,000 a week ago. and 386,000 a year go. - JL Hon Parrhaneivf'iidar. Arrnic A n!n -American flOOffl. A S. . sno fcrfHRolvrta A Oake. . UN Oor.tinental 4IOBhlpters ... .4.5 i ammona ri Ktorna tX Total Bift , iWMLeft over... Steer Trade Is Qalet , 2.500 Arrivals of 1,2J0 cattle were very slim for Friday, bat -prices ranged only on a level with the day before. Quality of tbe supply was plain, and general tone of demand quiet Few steers went above 5, and best offered at $5.60. Fat beeves were quotable 1016c hither than a week ago. but late declines for medium and lower grades wiped out tbe ad vance scored for such In early days this week. Cows and heifers were unchanged from Thursday, and 153f 20c higher than a week ago. Bu'.k made $3.3&4.1v. Bull trade was firm, at $3.153.85 for bulk, and calves unchanged, tops making $6.50. Country demand for feeding steers was agsin poor, values holding barely up to Thursday's level. Yearling steers averaging only 933 lbs sold Ibis week as high as $5.40. while "ozy" 1.806 lb steers sold at $5.20 and inferior 1.110 to J. 181 lb steers at $4.104.15. Only fifteen loads sold above $5.95. two loads selling over $6.15. 16 head averaging 1.4S2 lbs. at $6.20. and a load averaging 1.621 lbs at $6.25. Kansas cattle. 1.E57 lbs average, reached $6.10; 1.826 to 1.340 lbs, $66.10; 1,473 to 1.474 lbs. $6.15; 1.7Q3 to 1.705 lbs. at $o.855.90; 1.575 to 1.580 lbs at S5.60'5.5; choice 1.150 to 1.198 lbs averages. $5.505.60; 1,496 lbs at $5.30, and 1.272 lbs at $5.90. Friday prices bad tbe following range: Choice to fancy atrors iMeittum to cood 'eteera Inferior to common steers .;. Fat rai and heifers. Canning and cutting cows Native bulls and stms Feeding cattle. KOOei.OOO lb Distillery fed steers Fair to choice veal steers ilea rv calves 83 KOefl.23 4.83S.V4.1 4.004.50 t.NOf S.00 ...... l.SO$2.7J 2.4-S4.IV) 2.734.75 4..VV9.V2.1 4 W. 8.0084.00 Hoa-s illsthest 8 1 ace May, 1903. Trade In bogs was active at 5e advance In prices. Receipts were a third, be lew expectations, or 9.000,. not including 72", billed direct to dov-n town packers. Prices were highest since May.. 1903, four loads averaging 243342 lbs selling at $6.65. A good many 190S310 Jb averages sold at $6.60. Swift's drove of medlims and butchers coat $6,57. Comparatively few desirable bogs sold below $6.50. with 182 lb pigs as high as $6.45. Two packers were out of the market entirely, and eight other, concerns took an average of 500 each. The' average price was $1.01 higher than a year ago and $1.44 higher than two years ago. Quotations follow: Hulk of sales Heavy butchers. 24(r2?0 lbs.. XJalit butchers. lmwrHi lba Llakt bacon. IfKtf UM) lbs Liaht light. ISottl.YI lbs Heavy shipping. 2ti1.'ll0 Jos... Heavy packing. ffr2.) lba. Mixed nackiaa. 2Wb350 lbs Routh hea-v aradee Llaht mixed. 170V2lft lbs. . .. . ;. Poor to bst pin. eueiSO lbs. . . , Governments, boars, and stags. ..80.50 660 . .ViV4i.(tt n.mt ; trjs 4(1 xi.eo r.47H 0 H3 .S5 vrw.tio tM.53 . 6.40 0 S3 B IS 0.52H trtSJW T.55 6.40 8 00 3.O0 vr.45 3,73 Sheep Hold at Late Lose. Mutton stock formed S small proportion of beep supplies, bulk being Western lambs. The run was 6.800. and sheep sold at Thursday's range, most lots showing 2540c loss from the high point last week. Lambs, however, landed fully up to Thursday's level and aome lots were stronger and largely 10c higher than a week ago. Colorado wooled lambs brought $3.65- and good shorn Westerns $5.35 05.50. Shorn Western yearlings made $5.15 and fat native ewes $5.23 5.50. Sale were as followa: . - . whom lambs, good to prime ..... Fhorn lambs, poor to fair W-jole1 lambs, good to prints... 'Wooled lambs, poor to fair Feeding lamba. poor to chole... Rormj lambs, good to fancy.... Pl'rtn; lambs, poor to fair EimiI wethers, good to prime. Mutton aethers, fair to -prime.. Export ewes-, roort to prims , Tearllngs. fair torancy light.. Mutton ewea. plain to prims... Cull!. ewea. poor to (air. ...-..., Buck and atags .... . 5.0 6.23 : 6.003 d.33 .10.0IX&12.5O .. 6.o-3 9.00 . 5.2R4 3.4U . 4.f S.4 . 8.0O 5.40 . 4 t 5.40 .. 4.40Q 3.4.) 3.fMi S.7S 3.004 4.00 Wooled sheep quotaWy 75c $1 higher than above quotations, which are for shorn lots. ;: Horses at Caeaaaa-ed Prleea.v ' ' . There was small chajige noted in the FrU day horse trade. Receipt were SOO. but s good portion, of these were consigned direct to Eastern p'srtles. Most trsnsactions were at retail and mainly for drafters and drivers. The general range held well with that noted a . week ago. Arrivals for At days were 8.3. - comparinar with 1.678 a week ago. and tbls material decrease baa Imparted good life tetbe market, auctioa prices fol low: " Poor to fair. 8tI3l40 Good to beat. yjTtwj-zu 1 Mkct 1 HO 11140 2lov ttuwluo Drafters . . .". , Farrw wnmrrm and awiall IMtht drivers Actors sad coackers. . . . so 1131143 Carrtaaw pairs Western (branded! .... PRICES FOR Prices for beet cats DRESSED . BEEF. oa tbe Boutb Waut nntt market: Rtba . Loins Kotznds ................ Chucks Plstea L-iuua riTT 14V. Ara-tl , rmtflA Market steadr; choice export and are td beef steers. 83.23 tva.vv: rajr n aooo. wevuiu 10. mrm. 83.754M.23: Mockers and Seed era. 8364 ; Soetk- . .-J K ...I . n h - . . . KiVta-. t ft !Uyl at. uttn kalfwa SS SUMS: bulla. S304 29; ealves. SSarOJO. lloaa Marat serosa to So Maker: top. 8O.00. the hlaheet In three rearm: balk of ! &.aa4t.43: heavy. W.4M an; packers. aoSTkrSMk; plas aad l'.bU. t5 500 37. . Ekeep Market tron to loo higher: nattve iambs. Si SO", Wwltm lerak. fMI.M: ewrs and yaarliaaa. i.50O: Western fed yearllnas. 8 rm.2i: Western fad sbeeD. 4-50Jr: stockera sad a - A Hal ffrliMSpH. Mc AxirtJ 18.-Catt3Market steady: aatlvea, 4 WWI. cows and. betters. 81. T ti.VJ. bulla and atasa. 2tf4 30: atockers and feed- oSMtrklt .teadr: MabU 8S80?.8T1k: medi- 'tJril- oTI W-CUe-Merket steadr. Nattva slUpptns and export JrtVuT tic): Jumil beef and botcher steers, hbwo', teedera. SX4004 4U: cows sad kfero. 84. 104. 82.4S4).rO: Texas and Indlaa steers. 83. W cows ana neirer. . Mfieep wr" . . 'aSa eb- April IX-CattlMarkst rinltik Western eteera. S3.SOW4.SO 5na. bx7fratork.r. M4. ti:4?rlxed. 8.37a.40. u&JfJgtt40' 4 SO. f;&arnn P. AorU 13. CattW SupP'T 1.. V." mark steady. Choice cattle. ."WOJ. mm TiMsaVfa rsir ..K'DTS.OV, zj .T, A 4 7o2: fair. .Mfa TJ,.i.1 etaVi. 8a.6otf4.23; fresh cow si-yw and Torkere. narht lorxers. e. ere. 4.Sr4 7i: t4 "IfTN-.. Wotro... Alt grades. 8 86r8 80; ptga 86.80. rtV' Best wool htmbj. 77 50: bjet cllppeTlambe 80 2.K80.&0; yj-rllnas. best wether 8d.25er.W: mixed aheep. so.Ttfcr. gcod ewea 83.50: culla. 83.5044.30. sfolrITYiowa. April IS -o-Itecelpts. 2 .VK Rtrona to 6c hiarher. Rmaae. M.aot.42v,. bulk. S.3i6..ia. n Cattle Receipts. 200. Steady. SOUTH ST. PAUL 5?iPrV " cetpta l.W. Hlsher. Urht mixed. 80 Cattle Receipts, 12S. Steady. Sheeo Receipts. 000. Strong. LOUISVILLE. Ky.. April 1 Hr5-R'c',,, lf0. Hhcher. Pla.. 8B 30 i3 80; 1 40 lbs a vera-. $6.23: 100 Ib and upward. 16.BQ. Ol POREIGV BOl'RiES. PARIS. April 13 Tracllns on the bourse to-ay wee Inactive aM prU.es were weak. On ha port that all the details of the new Rnln tnsa have been arranged, the laaua was quoted at 1- per cent premium. . . Russlaa Imperial 4s were nuoted at 82 50 and Russian bonds of 10O4 at 5IO. KEW YORK DRY GOODS. KBW TORK. April 13. The dry aoorfa market was exoeedtnaiy quiet today vwlng lo the ob-ssrvancs. of the holiday. Some Hoes of bleached . . t ... ...... rnltnl vsrns quiet, as were also worsted piece goods. Mure Inquiry was reported for raw wool. MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH. NEW TORK. April 13. Butter Steady. Cream-rr common to extra. 144-21 c: held. 13S20c; at ate dairy, common to axtr. XHKO'tO. Western, factory, common to nneet. l.SflHc: w estern imitation creamery. Itrsta. 16U7c. Egs Firm. State. Pennsylvania, and near by fane? selected -white. ;. do ebotcs. 2021c; do mtxeo extra, nwwn mm .. lS'.c: do Southerns, 1'illc. Piultry Live Steady. Roostera. 7VtOc; fowls. 13c; turkeys. 14Sc. Lrtr,1-'eaa,-Western chickens. 10tri3c: turkeys. 13sl8c; fowls. l&lSVic. . On Still Hani for a Wife and Uses $300,000 as Bait Lucky Miner Is Willing to Settle Fortune on Right Girl And He's Handsome, Too Special Dispatch to The Inter Ocean. WASHINGTON, D. C. April 13. Henry Stark, a globe trotter and the possessor of $500,000. according to his modest claims, announced in his apartmenta at the New Wll-lard hotel today that be would willingly settle $300,000 upon any woman whose beauty and talents would Inspire In him the love necessary to matrimony. Stark, whose home is In New York, is good looking, tall, with dark eyes snd hair. Stark says be has made money by lucky mining strikes In tbe Klondike, and that be struck it rich in speculations In Brazil diamond mines. Now he Is tired of knocking about the world, and will settle $300,000 on any young, eligible woman who pleases his fancy and is willing to marry him. FARM BOYS IGNORANT OF PLAY? Cesrenlloa Speaker Says Raral pis-trlcts Meed Iteereatloa Groaada. WASHINGTON. D. C. April IS. At today's session of tbe Play groundt-Association of America, President Roosevelt, who yesterday was chosen first vice president, was unanimously elected -honorary president of the organization. Coupled with his election was that of Jacob Rlls of New York as honorary vice president. Myron T. Scudder In an address taid that the children of rural districts are in even greater need of playgrounds than tbe boys and girls of the city. He said that 8.000,000 children In the country do not know how to play when they have the opportunity. During, a discussion of the report of the committee on games, rccommendlnsoutdoor sports for the physical development of girls, a revival of the old fashioned square danc and Virginia reel Was advocated as being conducive to the proper physical development of girls as well as boys. The participation of young women In. publtch athletic games was strongly conde'mned by the report- HECK FACES INVESTIGATION. City Storekeeper WHIlasr to Arrow at for Allesred Shortage. An investigation into the shortage of $2,240 discovered In the accounts of the city storehouse at lit Lake street Is to be made by tbe city comptroller's office. George W. Heck, city storekeeper, who haa the supplies la charge, declared yesterday that he is willing to stand an Investigation, and City Auditor Oosselin will take the matter up with City Comptroller McGann today, and It may possibly be referred to the city law department for action. LOCOMOTOR ATAXIA CURABLE? Anaerlcaa Doctor la Eaglaad Claims Iteaaarkable Discovery. - LONDON, April 14. A cure for locomotor ataxia haa been discovered, according to the Express, by Le Grand Norton Denslow, aa American doctor living la London. Already, the paper says. Dr. Denslow has effected several remarkable cures. He promises to take the medical profession into bis confidence as soon as he perfects the details of bis discovery. ; The disease haa hitherto been considered Incurable, though it has been possible to stay its progress. V $18.00 to New York or Bcstoa. s' ' The Wabash is selling one 'way tickets to New York, Boston, or Montreal at greatly reduced rates. For full details write F. H. Tristram, assistant general, passenger agent, 97 Adasaa street, Chicago. - . No. 1. No. i No. 8. ..18 1 til ..14 11 I'm H Bk .. S 4 Si ..4 S THE INTER: OCJ2AN; SATUnDAT - APRTL 14 1900. INSURANCE REFUSED Oil WOODEN VESSELS Owners Are Compelled to Take Their Chances Unprotected on the Lakes This Season or Be Sf-isfied With Collision Policies. RISK COMPANIES DODGE BUSINESS AT ANY PRICE Underwriters Hard Pressed Even to Cover Big Steel Steamships Cooperative Schemes Talked Of, but Fail to Take Shape. "If yoar boats were at eel." said a snarl oe underwriter to tbe owner of a fleet of wooden steamships yesterday, "we shoo Id Ilk to talk business with you. But we east do nothing with wooden boats." "I can see no way to change wooden vessels Into steel ahipa," said the owner, "and it looks to me as if 1 will have to so without laamranee this aeaaon." This talk Is a fair Indication of the outlook for wooden vessels this spring In the way of Insurance. A few have been cared for by the underwriters, bat M per cent of the wooden tonnage is still uncovered, and will likely run through tbe season without general Insurance. Refased at Aay Prlee. Some owners are taklnsr umji rniiii.tn. insurance and letting tt go at that. One general agent of a big Insurance company, who la also the manager of some wooden steam-shlpa, has so far been able to get only col lision insurance. It does not seem to be a question so much of rates, which ars themselves almost prohibitory, as a disinclination on tbe part of marine underwriters to have wooden vessels of the ordinary type on their books at alL There Is some talk of mutual companies, by which vessel owners can secure a limited insurance among themselves, but thus far none of these projects has taken definite shape. Hard Evea for Steel Ships. In covering steel sbfps underwriters are now working night and day. Without any additions to the number of insurance companies doing business this season. It has become somewhat difficult to place the big steamships of high valuation. Every company, of coarse, has a limit to the amount it will carry on a slngla ship, and It Is said that It takes practically every company doing business on the lakes to corer some of the big fellows now going Into service. When the $1,000,000 steamships of the Detroit and Cleveland line comes out tbe combined capacity of tbe lake underwriters will not cover over half the value. Marlae Votes, . D?. cosl was covered by lake freight con-iS. ! Tlevelsnd yesterday at :J cents to the head of the lakes and 40 cents to Milwaukee. Shippers 111 move sU the ore snd coal they can before May 1. when labor tmiki. t. i. .b. 4 , w been done about holding conferences with any of the unions amilated with tbe lona-shoreaisn In regard to a wage scale for this seaauln. The contracts with ore and ooal handlers at Lake Erts ports expire May I. Officials of the Wisconsin Central railroad and of the Reins Coal company have ben In conference wnn aanuowoc otly omcials lo regard to the awarding- of the contract f.r ran no .i.. the river preparatory to the establishment of a Mi cv.1 ooc-a oy raiiruaa company. The Great Lakes engineering work Af n.tw.11 baa closed a contract with Wallace Bros, of that city for a 7.SOU ton steamer to cvnm out late tku season. The. avewi Uaat will be 4StV foot keel; by 52 ijke Superior, and eteamera will have very 11 It Is trouoie in a-etime; tnrougn the rtver. Th only departure from Buffalo yesterday was the M. C Smith. Ilaht. for Chtcaxo. A fleet of ten more left Thursday nla-ht to escape sailing on Friday. The steel steamer Clemson. bound Up with coal from Detrcdt was aground at Rar Point several boors yesterday. She was released by a tug. and Continued on up the rtver. apparently uninjured. . While crossing from North Manltoa Island to I. eland on the mainland yesterday the mall Isunch R-seie -jruns a leak and tilled with water. The boat waa picked up In a sinking condition by the ar.ca.mer irama 1 bonujaon. i he crew ot tnree men are safe. The shipment of steel billets and rails to Wau-kegan by water from Lake Erie ports, which was Inaugurated by the American Steel and Wire com- pany lai-t season, will be continued on a larger scale this season. Hoisting apparatus will be erected for quicker handling, and a second ewltch track will be laid alooarelde the dock to facilitate the loading of cars. Local Pert List. Arrived Coal Fleetwood, John F. Eddy. Buffalo. Light R. Srmmons. Milwaukee. Cleared Llgrrt L. Pahlow. St. Ignace; Fleetwood. Clyde. Tonawanda; E. Duckley. Empire. Vessel Movements. Conneaut. Ohio. Cleared Coal Maaeba. Linn. Kenslnaton. Duluth. Cleveland. Ohio. Cleared Coal Louisiana. Chicago: Stanton. Fort William: Chlabolm. Jack-nsh. South Chlcaao. Cleared Grain D. M. Whit ney, w. C. Richardson. Buffalo. Light -Clement, Frick. German. Superior. Milwaukee. Wis. Arrived Uganda. Cleared Glasgow, Abyssinia. Iroquois, Mullen. Escanaba; Nellaon. Superior: Wolf. South Chicago. Mackinaw City. Mich. Up Lackawanna. 1 Fri day morning: Waldo. 10; Walsh. 11:13. At Anchor . amain Wilson, wind southeast, light; cloudy. Erie. Pa Arrived Caledonia. Cleared Coal Wavratam. Marttar.a. Manola. Superior. Light .1, i.il.i. v.vvu. v.4.AU. ui uvu, cuiviiui, r,.ii. Cleveland. Port Huron. Mich Up Oould. 7:20 a. m.? Hutchinson 12:40 p. m.; Squire. 1; Socapa. 5: Corsica. Hebard. 6; Black. Bunsen. Paine. A. Stone. 6i3; Klnaloe. Pope. 7: Q. Stephenson. Fulton. T::; Pendennta White. 8. Down Turret Chief. Turret Court. 1:30 a. m.; Ketcham. 6. Detroit. Mich. Up J . T. Hutchtneori. 5:40 Friday morning; Squire. 6; Socapa. l; Amasa Stuno. 9:15: Pendennls White. Corsica. 9:40; Hebard, 10; HLack. Bunsen. 10:XO: Paine. 11: Stephenson. Nicholas. 11 ::!0: Zenith City. Pulton. 11:4: Zimmerman. Pope, noon: Sinaloa. 12:20 p. m. ; Panay, 1:13; Coralia. Taylor. 2; Yoeemite. Clemson, 8; French. 5:13: Sylvanla. 5:31): Sultana. 6: J. Davidson; 7; Sonoma, 7:15; Luson, 8. Down Sicken and barge. 3 Friday morning; Turret Court. Turret Chief. : J. B. Ketcham. 11:40. WHOLESOME STATE OF TRADE UNHURT BY MONEY STRINGENCY Dbb's Review Shown Coadltloas to Have Improved, With Boslaess Near Record Proportions. NEW YORK. April 13 R. G. Don tt Co. 'a weekly review of trade tomorrow will say: "Stringency In the money market has caused no Interruption to the wholesome progress of trade and Industry, although tending to develop conservatism in speculative departments. Weather conditions accelerate the distribution of seasonable merchandise, and retail business Is of large volume outside the immediate Tlclnity of tbe coal mines and a few other placea where local controversies have their influence. Building- operations are only limited by the supply of labor and material, which cause frequent delays, and tbe heavy consumption of all commodities Is shown by tbe highest level of quotations since February, ISS4. Manufacturing plants are fully engaged, pig Iron production la at the maxj-mum, shipments of footwear from Boston exceed those of any previous' year, and a stronger ton is reported at the textile mills. "Failures this week numbered 19$ In tbe United States, against 214 last year, and 20 In Canada, compared with 20 a year ago." Be-aaat reel's Report, Bradstreet's tomorrow will aay: "Trade displays more animation, weather conditions, retail business, and, to some extent, collections improving In unison. Easter season Influences have been a stimulus even where low temperatures, heavy rains, or bad roads have occurred, and few complaints as to retail trade are noted. These latter, by the way. ara most in the East. Generally speaking, the weather West and South has been good,- and some lost ground has been regained In planting,-though the crop planting season is still fully ten days late. The spring Jobbing trado Is nearly over, but some reorders are-noted,' and there Is free buying of fall goods.- Among the industries favorable features are the activity lo building and the partial settlements and advances granted Is' tbe central an Westera bituminous coal fields." -1 : Chleago Trade Review. Weekly Review of . ChUago .Trto'e. pnb-llsbed by R. O. Dun A Co., will say today: "Business condition 'generally exhibit a well rounded aettvity.' the only drawback being tbe Inability to reach a solution of tha coal mining troubles. With Ideal weather there has been further extension of activity, particularly widespread resumption of farm work and lake navigation, tie-tail trade makes an exceptionally good showing in the sales of Easter "wares, millinery and fashionable apparel, having. Jbeea liberally bought." r - -. '. - Batatas. Cleartaasa. ... The followtnc tabJer-eompiled by Brad-street, shows the bans clearings at the principal citlev for .tad sreeH ended April 12. with the ttercentsaw of increase and decrease as compared with -tbe corresponding week last year: - - '-:"T ' ' ' : - ' P. C P.C. Neve York... Chleago .8i-Ii0.8O6.fM4 7. . 1S2.UV7.II74 .. 145.21X10S ,. ' s.7ua.4o .i. . Sa.lls.7ua 41,843 JH ,. . SO.4um.1k7 ..' 8H.sls.XS .. ' Sa.TU4.04S ' 17.S47.-.rr .. lS.fttH,S6a .. . lT.5-'J.i22 ;'. ' 1137S.7SO .. ' 12.47U.2I8 .-, - 13.3MO.3 S.SttMltS ,. .lll.l04 .',, T.7T1.4O0 ..' y.ma.nn - .:n.oi 1. 107.4110 .. sV4.B0 .. V.42Q.1MM B.2rU.171 .. s.e7e..ir5 . . 8.5a.ml S,H.r" aiM.75T e.4.Vi.44 4.81S.4JO S.0.t.ia .. 3.14S.7IU ' SJHCI.4M 4.2T1.871 ' . M:I 10.S 8.1 wx 18.1 V :u . . 1.8 10. sa.e 14.8 u.s i.i 84.8 isVd .8 TT.s ti 1.8 14.4 18.0 43.8 1S.1 S9.1 XOS.T i4:? 25.8 17. t St. S U.S Pblladelpeie St. Louis Pitts burg , San Francisco . Baltimore Cincinnati "ansae City .. New Orleans ., MInasacaila ... Cleveland Loulsvllko Detroit 1... Los Anas lea .. Omaha Milwaukee ... Provldsoce ... Bafialo Indianapolis ., St. Paul Denvwr Seattle Meanpnle Port Worth, Richmond CnroDrbaa Washington ... St. Joaepa 'Hi "i.'i Portland. Ore.. Albany Salt Lake City.. Toledo. Ohio... Rochester 4.0HU.476 4.TKI.173 8.810.!a 4.ZH.A4t 3.S37.WIT 6. ISO. 231 XSA2.SX8 8.S113X- 2 jraat 2.234.0414 2.IX10IS S.1W7.A51 Z.on2.334 . i7s.rra .. 2,Il4.on.i . 1.M4.013 1.070.248 11SI.37S l.37Jio8 Le2i.u- 1.1S7.474 LSs.B3d lJ141.Krta 1.4-19.irW2 i.os'.sna 1.213.470 X.S47.THS 1.2M3.72ft l.airt.4 fir,a.x:vf 8U4.427 l.oilias .. S53.;i 7412 e.01g aa.i.23T T2a.u.Vt .. fki.3-a 14.341 OK3.I3T 523.2W 84L2M .. " 5T9.544 BfM.a&l Atlanta Spoksne. Wash... Hartford Nashville a.s 1.8 Dee Moines New Haven ......... Grand Rapids Norfolk Augusta, Oa. ....... Springfield, Mask.., Portland. Ms Dayton Sioux City Evaasvtllo .......... Birmingham Worcester Charleston! 's.' 'c.'.'.'.'. knoxvllkt ,. . . Jacksonville. Fia Wilmington. Dal.... Wichita Wtlaasbarra ........ Chat taaooea ....... Davenport .., LittW Ruck Kalamasoak Mlcb... Topeka Wheeling. W. Va... Maroa Sprlncflsld. Ill Kail River Helena .. Lexington Karau. N. D New Bedford Youngsiawn ........ Akron Roukford. in Cedar Rapida. Iowa, Canton. Ohio rriaxhamton ........ Chester. Pa Lowell Greensborg. Pa Moomtngtoa, III.... Bpringrlel.i. Ohio.... Qulnev. IH Mansfield. Ohio Decatur. Ill Sioax Fails. S. D Jacksonville. III.... Fremont. Neb tSouth Bend. lad... IHovston IGalveston ......... kort Wayne Totals U. a 6.4 .9 !W.l so. 8 M.6 12.0 11 ss.'i ' ta'.'i iv'.'s 6.4 ST. 2i 81. s IS. 4 8-3 8.0 is.'s 8.8 "". 1S.S 1.2 -.8 ia.'e ia'4 4V6 ib.f 4.1 14.8 i".T 12.8 2.8 10. T 18.3 18. .. S44.400 ..." ,.. 44.I54 .. ,57.H5 8H0.42T' 4'M.25V ... - : 5.M.MIT-. .. 4X0.150 ... ,; 8"S07i ... " 875. 414 ... ' 2:g.Si ... ' 22.r ,.. ' 877. MS ... IT.TtO.Pl ... 12.S14.0""! ' ... ) r7B.iit ...63.173.973 02 ... t.iS.2u8.374 CANADA. ' 2H ilftg.lM 22.?f8.ll2 ' a.ni.B2i ... -5 2.fUk.4S ... 1.07.042 ... a.2g.7e ... -V l.W ITS. -r l.e.Y5f4. ... ,1.1.2f .'.1."TS.47 ... ' M.174 41. T ii'.'i s.a 5 1 89.8 t.i 12.2 'TVS 13.1 27.1 si'.'-i .TO. 2 12. ti 5r .5 Outsld New Turk. Montreal , Toronto Winnipeg Ottawa Halifax Vaucouvsr. B. C... Quebec Ramtltoa BS. John, N. B....t London, Ont Victoria. B. C 27.2 20.S sa.i , a. a 4i"7 Torala. Canada.... - 871.e6t.24rt T.eo ..... Balances paid ha cash. tNot included In totals. Comparisons incomplete. 2 Mot Included In totals because containing other Kewjetaaa clearings. STRIPES FOR BIG LOOTERS GREENE AND GAYNOR GET LONG TERMS AND'HEAVr FINES. Stea I evolved 'I Sdvaaaah Harbor Kraada Mast Setts Pair Tears Ksch aaal Repay S1,1S1,44X)J40, Special Dispatch to The Inter Ocean. SAVANNAH. Oa.. April IS. John F. Osy-nor and Benjamin D. Oroene were sentenced by United Slates Judge Speer today to serve four yesrs each in the federal prison at Atlanta and to repay, each, to the government $575,749.90. the amounts which they have been convicted of obtaining from the United States through frauds in construction work In Savannah harbor. ' The sentences oa the 'three indictments under which each of th,.two men waa convicted were respectively, two, four, snd for years, but as they will ran, concurrently, the term will really be but four years. Delay Is Aakod. The defense will file a bill of. exceptions, and asked an order extending to thirty days the t'.me within which their bill must be completed. The application, was taken under consideration. Tbe trial has already occupied more tbsn thirteen weeks, snd today's development indicates that the legal contest will be continued for some time, and, may bo carried to the United States Supreme court, - Carter' Term Served Oat. Greene and Gayno'r were Interested as contractors In the Savannah harbor work, and it was charged by the government that their loot waa obtained through conspiracy with Captain Oberlta M. Carter, the army officer in charge of the Improvements. - Carter was tried, convicted, snd served out his term In the government prison at Fort Leavenworth, while Greene and Gaynor, who had fled to Canada, were fighting extradition. They were finally surrendered to the United States, after a contest of seversl years and more than one appeal from the Canadian to the British government,- . SHE'S u; he16;they elope, Little Factory Workers Take Omagra Blossom Real With S3S. Special Dispatch to Tha Inter Ocean. FREELAND, Pa,, April 15, William Kem-ble, 16 years old. Is missing from, his home here. So is Jennie Relnsmftb, 14 years old. They left on separate trains, both having tickets for Mauch Chunk, but there the trail ends. The children worked In -a local silk mill. . Several weeks ago they planned to elope, but Kemble's mother filed a lien on her son's pay. ' Both families are worried over the disappearance of the pair, but, as their known resources are $35, they think the children will soon return. -v,-- TOO MUCH MONEY; ENDS LIFE. laabillty to ' Flao Good la vestment Driven Iadlaaa Ma a to Death. Special Dispatch to The Inter Ocean. - CHILI. Ind., April 13. James Davla of this place hanged himself In- the loft of his barn today. He was worth about $50,000, snd it Is believed that worry over the finding of aatls-factory investments drove him to suicide. j ; . TO SOUTHERN "CALIFORNIA. . New Trale Best Route! . The Los Angeles Limited, electrle lighted, new from the Pullman shops, with all latest Innovations for trevei eoififort, leaves Chicago 10:06 p. m. dally,' arrives Los Angeles 6.15 p. m. the third day. Solid through train via the Chicago 4 Northwestern, Union Pacific It Salt .Lake route. Ticket offices; 212 Clsrk street snd 120 Jackson boulevard. (Tel. Central 72L) Excursion TICKETS ON Only $532-50 Return The Rock lslal offers thru' Standard and Tourist Sleeping Car service (the beat there is) over two food routes to Coliforrus Southern, vis El Paso Short Line ; snd Scenic, via Colorado and Salt Lake City. Dining Car service for all meals. Send (or our special illustrated. Mystic Shrine (older, containing desctrptioa of routes and full inionnaaoa as to train service. ABOU Ceoeral Afoot Paasostgo 91 Atlauns St. Chicago Has One Boy Who Does Not Wish to See Circus IZpy Hall, 9 Years Old, Laughs .When He Is Void He Cannot Go to the Coliseum. Chicago has a boy. American by birth, of sound mind and In good health, who has seen enough to satisfy him in two visits to a circus. He is Roy Hall. 9 years old. and bis borne la at 124 Sooth Sangamon streeL His announcement, made to Judge Mack In the Juvenile court, has put htm Is a clsss by himself. Not only have tbe sawdust ring, the chariot race, and th.? elephants lost tbetr charm for this youthful prodigy, but be even smiled when be was told thst 1.000 other boys were going to visit tbe big spectacle at the Coliseum on 'Monday and that he would have to remain at the parental school. "The other boys under parole from the Juvenile court are going to have a fine time, and if you bad been good yon might have gone with thorn, suggested the court. "Can't help It, Judge; I've had enough of circuses and don t want to see any . more, was tbe cheery response. . The boy ran away frost borne earlier in the week snd -it. was only yesterday that tie woo found by the probation officer:') FORT GUNS FIRE SALUTE FOR DEAD ITALIAN CONSUL Military Hoaera Accorded lo Co eat RoaWadowakl as Body la Laid 1st Calvary. J4LlUary honors were accorded to the body of Count Anthony. L. Rdswadowskl, Italian Consul, which was yesterday placed In a vault at Calvary cemetery, pending arrangements to take it to Italy. The consular corps attended In uniform in a body, many of them wearing decorations and badges of honor. Dosens of Italian civic and religious societies joined in the cortege. Troops from Fort Sheridan fired a salute of three guns. The body waa taken from tbe family residence, 245S Indiana avenue, at 1 o'clock in tbe afternoon and escorted to 8ancta Maria Incoronata cbureh. 16 Alexander street, where services were held by the R.ev. Father A. Lorensoni. assisted by several priests. Many of the prominent Italians of the city were present. The honorary pallbearers ware selected from the consular corps as follows: Charles Henrotln, dean of the corps. Consul from Belgium and Consul General of Turkey; Baron Schllppenbech, Russian Consul, and Vice Consul Engalltcbeff; Henri Merou. the French Consul; Dr. Walter Wever. German Consul; Alexander de Nuber, Consul of Austria-Hungary: Alexander Finn of England, and Selxaburo Shtmizu of Japan. OBITUARY. John J. Douglas, one of the oldest and most experienced bailiffs in Cook county and connected with Judge TulbLU's court during the entire time bo has been on the bench, died at his home, 789 Walnut street yesterday morning. Death waa due to pneumonia. He was sick only a week. Douglas was a G. A. R. man. serving- throughout the civil war, and for several years waa commander of the Julius White Post, G. A. R., of Chicago. Mrs. Catherine E. Stlckney Meadowcroft Is dead at her home, 2801 Prairie avenue, aged 78 years. She was born in Syracuse. K. T.. and came to Chicago la 1S37. She Is survived by two sons. Charles J. Meadowcroft and Frank R. Meadowcroft. and two daughters. Miss Fannie Meadowcroft and Mrs. Fred P. Gordon. The funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon. . James Springer. American vies consul at Cardenas. Cuba, died at that place yesterday of heart disease. He was a nephew of Vice Consul General Springer of Havana. Captain Duncan Kennedy, commanding ths United States .cruiser Colorado, is desd at Guantanamo, following an operation for appendicitis. - COLLEGE DEBATERS ORGANIZE. Hoaor Leagae Formed; Amoaar Reprc seatatlveo of Six laslltotloas. The Delta Sigma Rho, an Intercollegiate honor league, composed of men who have represented the Universities of Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa. Nebraska, Northwestern. Michigan, snd Chicago in Intercollegiate debates. wxsMirranUed. by representatives of tho colleges at a meeting held st the Vic-torts botel yesterday. The' principal object of the organisation is thd encouragement of oratory both in college and among the alumni, and it will bo composed ' both of undergraduates and alumni; . .. Professor T. C True blood of Michigan presided ' at the meeting. Among . ethers present were Professor Ksy Files of Iowa. Professor C C. French of Nebraska. Professor H. H. Smith of Northwestern. B. B, Barker of the University of Chicago, and Professor E. K. McDermolt. . "LAW AND ORDER" MEN LOSE. -. Dlxaat I11.) Graad Jary fief aaea - Ia " ; dletmeato AskedV-..L7 DIXOX. I1L. April 1$. The grand Jury adjourned today without returning any of the indictments hsktd "by, the Law snd Order league. Ten .true bills were founds-but all were for minor offenses and outside the scops f those suggested by the organisation. . Mystic Sfc to Los Angeles SALE: APRIL 25 to MAY S. 57;so Round trip from CluaLgo Limit: Julj 31, 1906. CaB aa, lm. er mtHm BEN - ADHEM SCHMIDT, JEFFEflSOII FIRST TO HIT AT GRAFT. FOLK Missouri Governor Declares Third President Made Initial Demonstration in Famous Statement Against Special Privileges. Special Dispatch to Tbe Inter Ocean. KANSAS CITY. Mo.. April 13. The birthday of Thomas Jefferson wss commemorated tonight by 600 Democrats at a banquet In tbe Midland hotel here. The banquet was given by the Missouri Democratic Press association and 150 of the guests were editors. Tbe rest were prominent Democrats of tbe stste and country. The principal speaker wax Governor Joseph W. Folk, who declared that Jefferson announced tbe cardinal principle - of democratic government when he declared for "equal rights to all special privileges to aooe." "This phrase sounds simple." said the Governor, "but It has taken generations for men to attain a practical understanding of lis wisdom and Justice. ' "That was the first demonstration against;, what Is:. known, in modern times as graft. Graft tn Its last analysis la a special privilege, either exercised contrary to law or one the law Itself may give. Borne special privilege Is at tbe bottom of every graft.". United States Senator Stone declared Missouri wss a safely Democratic state It tbe papers would get tbe people to come out and vote. . He declared the dally papers In the cities could not bo relied upon to support tbs party In election campaigns, and thst the hope of Democrats in-Missouri rested with the country papers. Congressman Charles A. Towns of New Tork also was a apeaker, as waa Charles W. Knapp and Judge W, M. Evans. E. W. Stephens of Columbia was toastmsster. Wife to Save Baby Aids Her Husband in $18y000 Forgery Mrs, Rose Benton Tells Judge Kavanagh Hov She Was Forced to Commit s Crime. Given the choice bet wen aiding her husband In fleecing South Chicago merchants out of $18,000 by means of forged checks, or of being beaten and forever separated from her child,' the mother, love of Mrs. Rose Benton triumphed over her conscience snd unwillingly sbe committed the crime. Tearfully abe told Judge Kavanagh yesterday of ber psrt in the swindle, after her husband had admitted he had forced her Into It. Mrs. Benton's 1-year-old baby "was sent to Flora, 11L, one week before the forged paper waa put tn circulation, to be cared for by the sister of Benton, whose alias is "Jeff Davis." When the child wss gone he unfolded bis plan to her, asserting that It was sn opportunity to get some "easy money" and that, after It was over, they would take a trip through the South and take the baby wltb them. Mrs. Benton demurred. She did not believe In getting money that way, and was sure they would get Into trouble. "It you don't do it." her husband replied, "I'll give you a good thrashing, and you will never see the baby again. I'll have him put where you can never find him." The frightened woman accompanied the gang, but when she went Into the first store to cash a check her husband bad to go with hsr. - "I would never have done it it It hadn't been for him." she told the court, tears streaming down her cheeks. The trial of the suspects win be taken up sgaln on Monday. - of 4 I Beer At Its Best must bo just "rvs-" just at All beer should bo aged, aged and under-ripe or, over is brewed, rigfat nere in Chicago. That's why we are able to. deliver it, when it is just'ripo1' just wight You get all tha delicious Malty,, Hoppy flavor because you ' get this beer at Its best. ; ; , At all Cafes. Buffets, Restaurants and Hotels. Order a case today see for yourself it's too finest bser - brewed for purity and flavor, .- - . Wo deliver prom ptiy to your home same day as ordered. -. -.,'', Adosen Case of Keipp's Extra Pale Beer (pintsj costs - 00 cents delivsred.- - . , . - : r 1 ,- ThohesfSSj, Round1 trip from St. Louis TaseosU Working Passage for Family, Foils Mutiny on Vessel Assistant Engineer Exposes Plan to Murder Officers and Commands Dead-Line Guards. Special Dispatch to The Inter Ocean. NEW TORK, April 13. With ten Italian cattlemen threatening to murder him and his officers and loot the ship. Captain Marshall of tbe British steamship Hilartus owed his deliverance from the plot to John Nerves, a Brooklyn man. who had shipped on the Hila-rlus at Buenos Ayres as assistant engineer, working his wsy and that of his wife and two small children, back to the United States. The Ullariua dropped anchor at quarantine today. Sbe had left tbe mutineers at Bahia. where Captain Marshall had made port at tho urgent demand of the loyal members of the crew after three days and three nights at terror on "board tbe steamship. Tbe Italisns shipped at Montevideo oa March 6, to take care of a large cargo of cattle. Twenty-four boura" out of Montevideo tbe Italians approached Nerses. who speaks Italian fluently, with a proposition to kill Captain, Marshall and his officers, loot the team-ship, and escape to.BahiS. 'Xetses pre tended to enter the plot, but that night told Captain Marshall, who ordered a dead line drawn across the vessel Just forward of the bridge. Three loyal sailors under the .leadership of Nerses were stationed at! this line with orders to snoot any who crossed It. WITNESS IN JUTTE CASE SUDDENLY BPCDMFS- INSANE Former Xarse of Bf lllloaalre IS Takes to Hospital SafferlasFroasDeraBfge-mrst-Wldow oat Staaa. Special Dispatch to The Inter Ocean. PITTSBURG. Pa,. April 13. Mrs. Mercy Oakley of Atlantic City, N. J., an Important witness In the Jutte suit here, -became temporarily deranged today and attempted to Jump from a window at her hotel. She was taken to a hospital. Mrs. Oakley was the nurse who cared for Mr. Jutte before and after his unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide in 1901. It is by her testimony that tbe prosecution hopes to prove thst Mr. Jutte was Insane when he signed the power of attorney by which his millions are said to have been diverted to Friend and HoCshot. Mrs. Jutte was on tbe stand again today, but was excused after a. short time, as she Showed signs of fainting." The court ordered that the books of the C. Jutte company for 1901 be produced in court, ROYALTY IN COLLISION WITH DRUNKEN PEASANTS farrlsge Oeeapled by Klsg aad Qieea of Baarlooal Crashes lata Cairt Load of Merry-Makers at Corf a. . 8peclal Cable Dispatch to Ths later Ocean. LONDON. April 13. A Carriage In which King . Edward and Queen Alexandra were riding collided today, says a London correspondent at Corfu, with a cart in which Were a number of drunken peasants. The royal carriage escaped damage, but seversl the peasanta were Injured. The King ordered them cared for by the surgeon on the British flagship. - A IIIBII8IM awa Si at M am sax, asm m ana, am aaaa SI am oxaa J INNINU UAMt dlUro HLAnl. Rich St. Loals Bathaataat Dies After Wltaeaslasr Coateat. ST. LOUIS. Mo.. April 13. Henry O. Paschall, a wealthy bachelor, died from heart' failure laat plght as the result of excitement while watching the thirteen Inning baseball game yesterday afternoon between the National league clubs of SL Louts and Pitta-burg. ' tho proper ago. - but you get most beer under, - aged and over-ripe. : 730