The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on May 31, 1892 · Page 4
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Hutchinson, Kansas
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Tuesday, May 31, 1892
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^iririir.m 1,-t- l r vfi » (w >j fi ,- r , |1 . M ^ m b. HUTCHEN SON DAILY TttfiS IN TWO MINUTES. Firm of Grain Speculators Goes Into Bankruptcy. COLLAPSE OF THE CORNER IN CORN cri all grades. s-i.on@4.oo; bulk S4 .85a-t .H0; SHEEP—Kccclpts 100; shipment* 1,800 nominally mcarty. Vaumm! Ilrrelpt* of Com Kitiilnr II Impon «ll>le for I lie Cll<|iie to Staliil Hp Under «lm Load *ml itli« I'licc Drop* from Onn Online to Fifty Cents. C'rno.Mio. May 31;—The culmination of the corner in May coi-n to-day re- sultfiil in an extraordinary scene on the lloor of the board of trade. A dollar a lnwhel was the price demanded by the eli<)HC that hud secured control of near ly the entire supply available in this market. Tne crowd of traders In the . corn pit occupied every inch of room and far exceeded the wheat crowd in dimensions, to .say nothing of Inng power. No such amount of trad inff at 81 u buHhol for corn Is remembered in the history of trade in Chicago. People who were selling 81 corn to the clique brokers demunded the names of the purchasers and in every Instance Coster & Martin was the reply. The receipts of corn here to-day included about 100,000 bushels of contract corn, which cither went to satisfy the short interest or at 31 a bushel was loaded on the manipulators of the corner. One trader got in four trains of corn and elaborate nr rangements were made to rush it upon arriving at the last mo ; meat into llie elevators and to issue receipts in time for delivery at close of day's trading. The elcvatoi-s throughout tlie city were reported working at full speed. The appeals committee was said to be out pn the trachs hi the rain re-inspecting corn and changing some. The scrambling wns not alone with inspectors and brokers, but also by those charged to gel receipts into the register's office and then to get the receipts delivered by 1 :30 p. m. b'ttsl horses were used between the outlying elevutors and in same instances special engines. In the midst of the excitement the situation suddenly changed. When in less than two min outs the price dropped S cents a bushel The full was from 91. to price fixed by the clique and which they hud given the tip they would Bettle with any and every body. The amount which was cr<",-,cied upon the clique at that price hail proved too much for their resources, however, and they were beaten at their own game. The collapse uumu slwtly before noon. A check in payment for corn was ottered on the Wear Commission company. The demand that it be certified was not acceded to promptly. Instantly the market was deluged with offers of corn, and the clique was swamped. The refusal to certify the cheeks of Coster and Martin at one of the banks was quickly followed by the announcement of . their failure and all 0rms having eou- ' tracts wi tli them made haste to close out trades in the open pit. A bedlam of excitement followed. .Shorts who had fifteen minutes before been trembling at the unprecedented settling figures raised by the clique danced about in glee and practically made their own prices. Covering, however, raised quotations 50 cents to 5.1 cents. There were rumors of other failures besides Coster <& Martin, but none was posted. It was definitely known in addition to the capital required tp carry through their deal up to to-duy they needed this morning half a million dollars or upwards to stand up under the uneseeptionally large amount of corn that was hurried into the city in one way or another almost at the. last minute. They did not have, the ready cash to do ft and down' they went, ruined in two minutes. IU'TOIIINSON MAKKKT. Produce. second FLOUR—HlglicsJ. patent. S».*0; patent, S2.M; extra, fine, S2.00. BUTTER— In demand; creamery, 'i.">c; /Incut dairy, 20c; line dairy, Iflc; ct>mm»n, 10c. EHG9-In demand, lac. l'OTATOrcs-Cholcc. IIO©KOc. API»I.ES-SI.;><W»3.OO per lnntlicl. ONIONR—In fair demand-, red. 7.1c per busheli home grown Spanish, Sl.Sii per biiHlu -1. CAHHAGB—Fair. ">c per pound. UKETS—Steady, Mc perljushcl. IIAV-Balcd. JS.O0®.).ri0; loose S.'l.00&&.»0 per ton. Oram. WHEAT-NO. S soft 73c: BOft05c; hard 110c, COKN—;i4®:*Tc. • UVK-No. 2 55C. OATS-SBC. hard o :ic; No. :i I.lve Stock. CATTLK—Steady; mockers, »!i.!Miffl.V feeder*, SB .2!>®a.:!5; fat cows and heifers In demand at 8l .6O0S .4o; fat steers, *a.00<& 4.00: veal calves, Mc. 11O0S— Steady; wagon, tops, 84.00; car *•». 1 004.25. SHEEP—In demand; $4.00, Toultry. CIUCKBNS-Chlckcns. J0.00 per dozen: chickens, fiJic per pound: hens, flc net pound: roosters,-leper pound: turkeys, 7%c per pound. Iron Mining Near Oilluth. Di'M'TH, Minn., May 31. —Ferdinand Sehlesinger, who two or three years ago was the biggest mining and railway worker of the. Menominee iron range of northern Michigan, and who w-as at the head of the German syndi eate called the "Sehlesingov .Syndi cute,'' is now turning his attention to the new Mesaba iron range north of this city. Mr. Sehlesingcr is now negotiating for a lease of the big Cincinnati mine, lying forty-eight miles back of Puluth, where considerably .-over 5,000 ,1 )00 tons of soft Uessemer hemn tite has already been measured up "in sight." He is to pay a mining royalty of something like sixty cents a ton, and is- to mine a minimum quantity of five hundred thousand tons of ore a year. This mine is the largest and best yet opened on the Mesaba range. Air. Sehlesingcr and his friends are after more mines on the same range. They now own and operate the famous Chapin mine on the Menominee range. Johnny IVua Smart. Mamma—Didn't I tell you not to take any more preserves out of the closet? Johnny—Yes'in. Mamma—If you wanted some why didn't you ask ma for them? Johnny (with coufidonce)—Because 1 wanted some,—Detroit Free Press. lbh his body was carried to New Orleans and interred ;n a tomb In St. Louis cemetery. On account of the- capture of that city it remained there until the con- elusion of the war. On Oct. 1, 1800,, tho legislature of Texas appointed a committee to proceed to Now Orleans after the adjournment and arrange for tho removal of the remains of General Johnston to Austin. They were to cotno by way of Oalves- from these misfortunes and buy up tax titles at 3 per cent, per month! As a heavy tax-payer I would much prefer to pay a larger sum direct than to havc'it appear in Increased tax rate, for every lowering of the rate has an proportionate effect on the salableness of property, and vice versa. It is to be hoped tho council will see the injustice and inexpediency of collecting charity funds from -widows and those in nearly as much distress about the safety of their possessions us the cyclone sufferers. Start a voluntary subscription, or give an entertainment to raise the fund. The only true charity is voluntary charity. If appeal must be made to another motive and source, an entertainment will fill the bill, for as much now as In .Shakespeare's time, men who will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, will lay out ten to see a dead Indian." 11. B. Our Sorvanls. Mistress (to cook)—You know, Mario, I cannot allow you to receive your pretended cousin in the kitchen every evening. "You are very kind, mum; but he's so very shy, rnum, he won't step into the parlor t"—Charivari. Bo Came Too r.ute. Brown—I'd like to see that new device of yours for preventing the theft of a watch. Jones—Can't show It. It was stolon 1 from me yesterday by a pickpocket.— Loudon Tit-Bits. Odd, Isn't It? Mrs. McCorlcle—What Jong words your parrot uses! Mrs. McOrackle—Yes. It always speaks in polly-syllables,—Detroit Free Press. Equivocal Pralsu. "Have you read my last novel, niv dear friend?" "Certainly." "Well, and how did you like it?" "I laid the book down with the greatest satisfaction."—Muudo Pintoreeco._ AN INTERESTING TOMB. JOHNSTON'S GRAVE. ton, and it wns announced that tho public honor of a funeral procession would bo accorded his body. When tho pro­ gramme for tho reception of the remains was published, however, the United States genoral commanding the district issued an order prohibiting it, Tho mayor of Galveston appealed by telegraph to General Sheridan, but he also refused to allow the programme to be carried out. Tho remains wore accordingly transported through tho city tot he depot without any public denionstratiiui but not without being followed by a large number of sincere tnournors. At Houston tho order was not strictly on- forced, and the people turned out en masse to honor the remains. The-body was received in tho hall of the house of representatives at Austin by Governor Throckmorton, aud remained there in state for several dayB. The last cerc- monies'were attended with no parade, tolling of bells nor sound of martial music, but by a quiet procession am! simple sepulture. Tho state cemetery covers the crest of one of Austin's hills, that roll back like waves in every direction and command a full view of the city from tho east sidi It is tv fit resting place for the body of the modest hero hero in the boBom of his adopted state, by tho waters of the Colorado, overlooking the grand capitol building and in sight of the home for disabled soldiers of the cause for which he gave his life's blood. The design of the headstone is intend ed to represent a broken column, typical of tho life of him who rests beneath it. At tho base of the shaft is this simple inscription: : ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTOK. • ; silicon. : April I), 1803. ; Upon a scroll above are carved these words, taken from the message of Jefferson Davis announcing his death to tho Confederate congress: "His last breath cheered his comrades on to victory. The last sound lie heard was the shout of victory." Tho footstone has upon it: I GENERAL A. S. JOHNSTON, : : A H KIIO : AND iwrmoT. : Around his tomb can be seen the graves of Confederate soldiers aud generals, heroes who were killed duriug the Mexican war, and men distinguished in Texas history in various battles, lie sleeps surrounded by the graves of some who served under him in the old republic of Texas and afterward fought under his command on the great battlefield of Bhiloh. MARCEU.CS FOSTER. IT'8 A PRESBYTERIAN MONTI-. In Mart Dogs and Their Doing*. It will be remembered that the NKWS of May 7, contained an account of the killing of a mad dog, which had bitten one dog and sevon cows before being Wiled. The dog which was bitten was immediately killed, but all thoughts of the cows were overlooked until yesterday morning, when Mrs, Dunn, living on avenue E west, who owns one of the cows that was bitten, went out to milk and the cow made an attack upon her, showing strong symptoms of hydrophobia. She immediately notified the police officers, and the cow was tied up to a post to keep her from doing damage. She was kept under guard until this morning when she died. The probabilities are that the other cows will also go mad, and they should have the closest attention possible. This reminds us again of the poisoning of dogs which is goiug on in the city, and as has often been proven, cases of hydrophobia sometime emanate from a case of poisoning, the man who will wilfully poison a dog deserves to be fastened in a cage with a mad dog. It also reminds us that there are a largo number of dogs in the eity tlpit are of no value to anybody. Tag them or kill them at once. Licenses Issued. Licenses to wed have been issued since our last report as follows: E. II. Kundull and Mary P. Bennett, both of Hutchinson. ,T. K. Moon and Rose Sidwell, both of Nickerson. .1. A. Marshall of Little River and Rose IJ- Honnell of Burrton. l'HODUUK. Chicago. CmoAuo, Mayi31. WHKAT—No. a steady; casn'tWa: May 8«»<c: July s:ic.-, December «4 (4c. GOllN—nighcr; No. 3 canli "pflc: July 40!i; June4D!4c; .August 4U]f(MUKc: September 4«>ic. OATS—Nu.-J linn; cash .'lilies May ill He; July .•il'<©:il;Vc. MUSS PORK—Steady. Cash 810.70; July J10.70: September JlO.HIi. L Aim -Steady: cash $0 .:m&; Septem her $11,55. SHOUT )!IUS-Steady: cash $0.:i7W; July Ifl.:i7Vi; September J0.45. IlYK—No. 'iciuiet: 70c. BAULKY—No. S nominal, H0<-. KLAX SEED—No. 1 cany: Sl.lWH. TIMOTHY SEED-Nomlnal; Sl..",4. HO'lTEK-CJUlet. KlliiS-Weak. St. l.uulR. ST. Louis. May si. WHEAT—Higher. Cash 87c; June HIIc July tt'JUc; August H0»jc. COUN—Lower, cash 451ic; options higher; ^^ c . .syptemher 44c. cash :W((c: July higher June l-liic: July OATS—Lower; 3l !ic. POKK'-Pirm; jobhlni LAHD-Hlgher; JU.II HS0.40. Flno Playing; Card*. Send (10) cents In stamps to John Scbastain, general ticket and passcn ger ugent, Chicago, Kock Island and Pacific railway, Chicago, 111., for a pack of the latest, smoothest, slickest playing cards you ever saw. Just the thing for High Five parties. For a 50c express money order or postal note will send you five pneks. WHEAT—Nothing C'OBN—No. ti M May45»c. L OATS-M.iy ilSNc. UUTTEK-Stcady; dairy 7®l'Jc. KUQ&—Firm, Kaiinus city, KANSAS CITY, May 01. doing. ay 4ov4c; No. white creamery 14Q1HC; UV8 STOCK. Oliiouiro. CmoAco, May Tht-Erenliic Journal reports: CATTLK—Kecelpts 4,000: slow and few good Btecrs here and only few wantei to-day: exporters out of the trade, hence demand (or Dig Heavy steers. 1IOUS—Hcceliits 10,000; active, 5&10c higher; rough J4.00 (a >4.00: mixed 84.N0ffi 4.05: heavy>».or>®fi.07W; light »4.H0Qir..00. SIlKKf*—Kecelpts N.OOO, steady. St. Louts. OATTLB -ltecelptB M^hcr, Sr. Lotus, May :jl. for two days 5,000; .fiOQS — Receipts for two days 7,000; nr higher; fair to choice heavy JM.H&SM.II.-,; mixed ordinary to goodS4.40©4.86-, Yorkers ii .70ffl4.85. SHEEP strong. Receipts for two ;days l,!i00; 01. KHIIIHS Oil;'. 1CANSA8 Cm-, May (JATTLJS—Kcceints 4.H00; shipments 700; steady-, steers i»3.2aii >4 .ao-, cows, $a .00@ !U0: stockers and feeders, JS.70ffi2.8u. HOGS—Receipts 14,000: shipments 400; opened weak and closed strong to 6c high- The Final Resting: J'Inee uf General Al bert Shtiiey Johnston. ISpeuinl Correspondence.! AUSTIN, May 5.—"When 1 die I want | R, handful of Texas earth upon niy breiust." These words were spoken on one occasion by General Albert Sidney Johnston. His wish was fulfilled, and his grave in tho state cemetery here is fnll of interest to the visitor. Texaus especially love to speak of his burial here, and point with pride to his grave, simple and unpretentious as it is. Albert Sidney Johnston loved Texas, and whatever concerned her honor or happiness enlisted his wannest sympathies. His first connection with Texas affairs begun during the revolt of this state against Mexican authority and tyranny. Joining as a private trooper, he was rapidly promoted until finally appointed to entire command of the Texan urmy. During Lamar's administration as president, Johnston wus appointed secretary of war. Ho resigned this position in 18-10, visited the United States, then returned to Texas anil spent a number of years in retirement upon his plantation near Giilvostou island. He is next heard of as colonel of the First Texas riflemen during the war between tho United States and Mexico. Then he was appointed paymaster in tho United States army, and in 1855 was made colonel of tho Second cavalry, which was intended for active service in Texas. His resignation of his command in California in 1801, journey across the waste of desert and wilderness to Texas, final arrivul at Richmond, the Confederate center, and assumption there of the command of the Army of the Tennessee are well known facts in history. 'The deatli of Johnston at tho battle of Bhiloh, just at tho moment of victory, wbon ho saw the foe recediug and felt convinced that tho day WUB won, lias boon often described. He died as the true soldier prefers to die^ —on the buttle tiold, and with the shouts of his com ratios Btill ringing in his ears. His death was a terrible blow to the Confederacy, uud many claim that it sealed the fate of the south. Tho removal of the remains of the dead general to Texas is often spokim ot by those who wero living here at that time. It will be remembered by many that after his fall upon the field of Shi Knights or Reciprocity. The following notice has been sent out by the officers of the grand lodge of the Knights of Reciprocity, df the state of Kansas: UABDH.N CITY, May 2(1, 1S02.—It has been found necessary to postpone the date of the grand lodge meeting on account of the national Republican convention coming on June 7th, the date fixed by our grand lodge at its session at Topeka lust June. Many Sir Knights throughout the state who de sire to attend the grand lodge also desire to attend the national convention, and for that reason and with the con sent of tha supreme lodge, the dale of the grand lodge Is postponed to .luly 1802, and which date it will convene at Hutchinson (as announced) at the hour of 0 a. in. A Protest. EniToii NKWS; A petition is being circulated among our business men for signatures, requesting the citj' council to donate 8500 from public funds for the relief of Harper cyclone sufferers. The object is so commendable that many sign without considering the infringment on the rights of citi zens the act would involve, and the injustice of such methods of levying charities. To others it affords a cheap way of relieving themselves of chari table duties, and readily secures thei approval. Waiving the point as to whether tho council has any legal right to make such a donation, it is enough to show that it would be unjust and impolitic If people were really owners of whu they pay taxes on it might be contended that no great harm could come from such enforced contribution levied according to wealth, but unfortunately, throughout the west, tax responsibility is no test of actual wealth. The real owner in 40 per cent, of cases is some home or foreign bolder of mortgage title. Throwing an extr burden onthis struggling class, whoso property is being swept from them day by day with as ruthless a blow ns eve dealt by a cyclone, is little short of Infamous, A cheap aud btisiucss-like charity is this to men who reap wealth Hay Calxln Died, Patriots D .-ll.-.i England and the Assembly Meets. The 101th general assembly of the Presbyterian church in the United State.-! will convene in Portland, Or., on tho 10th instant. It will bo the first ever held we3t of the Rocky moutiiuius, and by an interesting coincidence will begin its sessions exactly 115 years to a day after the meeting of that famous body of Presbyterians. and_ patriots who issued the Mecklenburg"declaration of independence at Charlotte, N. 0., on the 8lsc of May, 1775, or thirteen months before that" issued by tho Continental congress in Philadelphia. The words "Presbyterians and patriots" may excite surprise and provoke criticism, but it is a historical fact that by an unusual combination of circumstances tho Presbyterians were made remarkably prominent in the first stages of the American Revolution. It is scarcely an exaggeration to say thatthat Revolu- JOHN OALVIN. tion really began in tho north of Ireland, and the historian Froudo declares that one-half the men who fought tho British at Bnnker Hill wore sons and grandsons of Irish exiles. Tho matter is oxtremo- ly curious, and has been too much nog- lected in American school histories. When the British completed tho conquest of Ireland in 1091, the adherents of tho Established church in that island woro but one-oleventh of tho total population, while tho Presbytorinns and the few Quakers and other Nonconformists wero a third, nil tho rest being Catholics, Nevertheless the government, with a fatuity that now seems liko insanity, placed all the political power in tha hands of tho smallest body, aud in no long timo tho Nonconformist ministers wero even forbidden to solemnize marriages. Early in the Eighteenth century pendonce, and Adam Brevard, who made tho first draft of it, has left his testimony that he took the Westminster standards on the respective rights of citizens and subjects for his guide. Tho month also contains another memorable anti- versarv, that of the death of CalvjS who expired May 27,1884. (\t Political and religious liberty are 'no longer in issue, but Professor CharlesJL Briggs and Union Theological seminary are with us, aud tho indications are that their case will be very effectually disposed of at Portland. So far as the presbyteries have overturn! the general assembly they are practically unanimous against tho professor's views, and • several call very emphatically for a censure on tho seminary. Tho presbytery at Whitewater, Ark., unanimously re- solveti that it would recommend no man for the ministry who should attend at Union, and that of Ebeuezer, Ky., declared its belief that the general assembly has tho power and should exorcise it to remove any professor in any school of the church whenever it believes that tho interests of the church demand it. These are but specimens of the demands sent up. The veto of tho Detroit general assembly on the appointment of Dr. Briggs has been ignored by Union, and the New York presbytery has dismissed his case as ono not demanding trial at their hands. So it would scout that the general assombly will havo to deal with all three, and very possibly with two or threo other professors and some ministers who have indorsed,the views of Dr. Briggs. As tho assembly will consist of the clearest headed meu in the church and be in tho highest senso of the word a deliberative body, it goes without saying that its proceedings will be tional interest. mt sny- of Mini V < Mnyti's 1MB l>out. Tho last financial report of tho republic of Hayli shows that the total debt of the country, including the paper in circulation, is $15,7D7,015S.38. The receipts from duties on imports wero in 1800, $0,084,373.06; in 1801, $5,003,544.51. The receipts from exporta were in 1890, $3,300,447.00; in 1801, *3,103,45B.14i mak- i5» 'iiber^- w ^fui ^'esUUdishod j »'« « lor ««> of »?.0M,TS1.50i 1801, in America and tho great exodus began, ¥8.»«o.00(>.03. The estimates of the ex- Tho Irish Quakers cume almost id a ! r ( ' usos of the government for the pros- body, and within sixty or seventy ye.-ir< • uut vt;t "' »«'ount tof5,82O,147.20. over 300,000 Presbyterians followed. Jn j every section of the colonies where they | were numerous they turned the scale I against England, and in upper North Carolina, us it then was, their religious and political leaders were the same. There were seven Presbyterian districts in Mecklenburg comity and all chose delegates to tlto convention called by Colonel Thomas Polk, great-uncle to President Polk. In that convention were ono minister and nine ruling elders, and so far as can now bo ascertained every signer of the declaration was a member or attendant of some Presbyterian church. Elder Abraham Alexander was chairman of the convention, the Rev. Hezekiah James Balch. pastor of the Poplar Tent congregation, made the first address in favor of iude- Vinl Kodak, Then Gun. Devotion to a favorite pursuit can certainly go no farther than the exploit just recorded of a military photographer in India. This enthusiast wont out boar hunting armed with a kodak us well as a gun, and when on ono occasion he saw a bear approaching, he had the presence of mind to take his assailant's portrait before ho shot him. (j? Clerking In Chill. Clerking in the dry goods and millinery stores of Chili must be anything but a pleasant occupation, inasmuch as in the towns and cities the shopping of any consequence is done in tho ovening. In Santiago tho stores are opeu till midnight, and during hot afternoons they are locked up. POWDER Absolutely Pure. A cream of tartar baking powder highest of all in leavening strength.— Latest U. S. Government Pood Report ROVAL ItAKIKO PolVDKIi Co., -106 Wall street, N. Y. IT CURES IN MAN: RHEUMATISM SCIATICA BITES GUTS LUMBAGO NEURALQM i STINGS BRUISES THE AILMENTS OF AND MAN-BEAST HAS STOOD THE TEST OF ZR-oxaaecaLy for IT CORES IN BEAST: FOOT ROT SCREW WORM SCRATCHES SPAVIN HOLLOW HORN SHOULDER ROT WIND GALLS SWINNEY Mustang Liniment penetrates the muscles, membranes and tissues, thereby reaching the seat of disease, which is a property not found in any other liniment The Housewife, Farmer, Stock Raiser or Mechanic cannot; afford to be without it. It should be kept in every household for emergencies.^ It will save many doctors' bills.*For sale everywhere at 25c, 50c. and $ 1.00'a bottler HIGH GRADE FURNITURE AT LOW GRADE PRICE Buy Furniture At Manufacturers' Prices, At Home. Bed Room Suites, Parlor Suites, Folding Beds, Dining Room Tables, Side Boards, Rockers and Chairs, Picture Mouldings. IN LATE STYLES AND LARGE ASSORTMENT The grandest improvements of the age. Don'tSfail to see them. Gunn Combination Folding Bed and Windsor Upright I H.W.WJLLITT! Corner Main and Avenue A.

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