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THE PITTSBUBG DISPATCH, "WEDNESDAY, APEIL 3, 188fV -
IN A BUSINESS WAT.
Promising Outlook for Trade at Uncle
FOREIGN CIGARS IN GOOD DEMAND.
Harness leather Moving Freely and Prices
Down to Bard Pan.
BIDIKG SADDLES HATING A BOOM
Office of Pittsbubg Dispatch, 1
Tuesday. April 2, 1889. J
The first quarter of 1889 shows a slight
decline in tbe amount of business done
through the Pittsburg Custom House as
compared with the corresponding period of
1888. March showed a decline of 510,000.
January and February almost held theii
own as compared with the same months of
last year. The decrease for the quarter has
been about 15 per cent The heaviest de
cline has been in scrap steel, known in the
trade as cropends, or cuttings from steel
rails. Theimportafion of cigars and liquors
are the only articles which do not fall off. The
volume received through Uncle Sam's ware
house in these lines has been larger than ever.
While March did not make a good showing in
importations, April promises to make up for
lost time. Mails are daily bringing notices of
invoices, and all signs now point to a large
spring trade. Indications now are that the first
month of the second quarter will atone for
the slack in March. By tbe 1st of May we will
without doubt be able to report that foreign
importations havo recovered the 15 per cent
lost principally in the month of March.
A member of the leading manufacturing firm
in this line reports in substance as foUows con
cerning this great and growing Pittsburg in
dustry: "The volume of trade was larger for
the first quarter of 1SS9 than for the corre
sponding period of 18S8. Wo have increased
our capacity, and our stock is well cleaned up.
While we have sold more goods than at this
time last vear our sales have not amounted to
as much in dollars and cents. The price of
harness leather is 3c per pound below what it
was a year ago. Profits have not materially
diminished, since bides are cheaper in corre
spondence with leather, and bark is SI per cord
less than it was atthis time a year ago. An ex
tra quantity of bark was peeled last spring,
and markets were overstocked. The only item
of expense in the line of our business that has
suffered no decline is labor. We pay just the
same for labor now as we did when harness
leather broughtoc per pound more in the mar
kets than it does to-day."
A manufacturer of a particular grade of
leather reports that margins are distress
ingly close, and can not see how Kew
England tanners at present prices can
come out even. Said he, 'ln the amount
of leather I manufacture I have an advantage
of $10,000 a year over the New England tan
ners in the matter of bark alone. It looks to
measif the tanners in the East are working
The bad month in this line was February.
Tbe good weather of March gave a boost to
trade, and some of the lost ground was recov
ered. For the first quarter of the year volume
of trade was about a stand off to the same per
iod of last year, in volume of trade, but profits
have been reduced to a minimum.
Said a leading operator in this line: "Our
city trade has held up the best. Through Ohio
drummers from East and West have been com
peting so sharply for trade, and cutting prices
to such an extent, that we do not think it pays
to enter into this cut-throat policy, especially
w hen we take into account bad debts that are
otten made by hustling drummers."
In the interview which called out the fore
going it was developed that a big demand for
riding saddles had sprung up here in the past
year or two. The rage for horseback riding,
which has been strong in England and in the
Eastern States for years, nas at last taken
strong hold in this neck of the woods.
An order for a dozen ladies and gents' riding
saddles from an East Liberty firm was filled
this rooismg by one of our jobbers. There are
four firms in this city engaged in the wholesale
carriage hardware trade, the books of which
firms show a business of $500,000 or more for
the year 1SSS. That this year will show an
equal volume of trade is assured from present
LITE STOCK MARKETS.
Condition of the Market nt the East Liberty
OFFICE OF PlTTSBUItO DISPATCH,!
Tuesday. April 2, 18S9. J
Cattle Receipts, 80 head: shipments, 260
bead; market closing firm at yesterday's prices.
If o cattle shipped to New York to-day.
Hogs Receipts. 1,700 head: shipments, 1,200
head: market fain medium Philadelphias,
$5 05S5 15; heavy hogs, $5 00; pigs and Yorkers,
$5 055 15. Four cars of hogs shipped to New
Sheep Receipts, 2,400 bead: shipments, 1,200
head. Market firm, a shade higher than yester
New York Beeves Receipts, L200 head,
all for slaughterers direct, except 1 carload;
nothing doing in beef cattle; steady for dressed
beef at 57c, with common to good sides sell
ing at 56Jc; exports to-day 325 beeves, 1,000
sheep and 3C040 quarters of beef. To-day's
Liverpool cable quotes American refrigerator
beef steady at 8c per pound. Sheep Receipts,
2.1)00 bead; market dull with a limited business:
good unshorn sheep went at $5 55 per 100
pounds; poor clipped do at S3 75; ordinary Un
shorn yearlings at SO 60, and good clipped do at
J6 25. Hogs Receipts 5,400 head, all tor
slaughterers direct, except a few State hogs
that were sold alive at to 255 40.
Kansas City Cattle-Receipts. 4,248 head;
shipments, S64 head; market active and ship
ping steers steady; medium strong and 510c
higher; cows, steady to strong; stockers and
feeding steers firm; good to choice corn fed
$i4 25; common to medium, 2 7503 00: stock
ers and feeding steers, $1 603 40; cows; SI 60
62 SO. Hogs Receipts. 7.2S5 head; shipments.
680 head: market weak and 5c lower; good to
choice. $4 52K4 57J; common to medium,
S4 2504 45. Sheep Receipts, 1,688 head; ship
ments, 474 head; market strong, active and 10c
lower; good to choice muttons, f4 254 50; com
mon to medium, J2 5023 90.
Chicago Cattle Receipts. 5,000 head: ex
Dorts, 3.000 bead: marketstrong and510c high
er; cboice to extra beeves, J4 304 50: steers,
13 004 00; stockers and feeders. $2 453 55;
cows, bulls and mixed, 51 603 15; Texas cattle,
t2 0003 55. Hogs Receipts. 12,000 head; ship
ments, 6,000 head; market strong and a shade
higher: mixed. S4 704 95: heavy. H 754 95:
light, S4 705 00: skips. J3 404 50. Sheen Re
ceipts, 000 head; shipments, 2,500 bead: mar
ket strong and 10c higher; natives, S 7505 50;
Western cornfed, 84 505 35; lambs, S5 006 25.
8T. Lours Cattle Receipts, none; shipments,
no-.e: market steady; choice native steers.
S3 304 30; fair to good do. J3 00g3 90; stockers
and f eeders.S2 102 85: rangers, cornfed. J2 750
8 60: grass-fed.Jl 902 60. Hogs Receipts,
none; shipments, none; market lower; choice
heavy S4 7004 80: packing, U 604 75; light
grades. $4 604 75. Sheep Receipts, none;
$3 O0Q5 00.
BUFFALO Cattle steady; receipts, 2 cars.
Sheep and lambs 10c higher than yesterday;
receipts, 2 loads sale. Hogs firm; receipts. 1
load through. 2 -loads sale, with 7 loads held
over; Yorkers and mediums, $5 155 20.
CEWCtsxATl-Hogs scarce and stronger;
common and light. 44 SO; packing and
butchers', M 65Q4 95; receipts, 730 head; ship
ments. 120 bead. r
0UB EAILWAT BUILDERS IN CHILL
Material Required for a 817,500,000 Bond
to Come From the United felntes.
The most interesting feature I have to report
on this occasion in connection with United
States affairs here, says tbe United States
Consul at "Valparaiso, Chili, is tbe letting ot a
Government contract for the construction of
about 1,000 kilometers of railway to an Ameri
can syndicate. The contract price is abont
3,500,000, but, unfortunately, the agreement
has been seriously affected by a sudden and
unexpected advance in the price of exchange
on London. When the contract was signed ex
change fluctuated between 23 and 26 pence, but
since then it has touched 30 pence, and Is now
fluctuating between 28 and 29 pence. It is esti
mated that an exchange ot 80 pence would
cause a loss to the contractors of about $3,000.
000, and negotiations on an exchange basis to
provide against a contingency have been
opened between the representatives of the
syndicate and tbe Government.
It is understood that the President of the
Republic is desirous of making equitable con
cessions, and if this matter can be satisfactorily
arranged, there will be nothing.after the stipu
lated security of $1,000,000 for the fulfillment of
the contract is deposited in this country, to
hinder the contractors from commencing
operations at once. The rolling stock for the
new lines is to be mostly of American pattern,
and. therefore, the probabilities are that this
class of materials will bo mostly procured from
tbe United States.
..There is a good demand for finished goods at
ANOTHEE EECEITER HEEDED.
So Say Petitioning Bondholders of the Alle
gheny Valley Railroad.
George Shiras, Jr., and D. T. "Watson,
attorneys for B. F. Jones, James Laughlin,
J. K. Altemus, W". H. Kemble, "W. G. El
liott, K. S. Hays and others, intervening
bondholders, yesterday petitioned the United
States Circuit Court, stating that they rep
resent an Indebtedness against the Allegheny
Valley Railroad exceeding 2,000,000; that to
secure this indebtedness tbe Pennsylvania
Railroad Company made a traffic guarantee
contract with the bondholders, appropriating
10 per cent of the proceeds of freight going to
or coming from the Allegheny Valley Railroad
to the payment of the Interest and principal ol
said bonds; that the company and other parties
have for years refused to make any such ac
counting. . M
All this comes under the control of the re
ceivers of the road, and it is claimed it would
be but fair to bondholders that one of them
should be appointed in the interest or the
traffic bonds, and that two receivers are neces
sary to the business.
The Court was asked to appoint some suit
able person as co-receiver with W. H. Barnes,
to take possession until a further order of
court, and to grant such other and further re
lief as tbe Court shall deem proper. The death
of John Scott, one of the receivers, made the
Eroceedlng necessary. April 23 was fixed for a
To-Day'a Trial Lists.
Common Fleas No. 1 Silar et al vs Finney
et al; Williams vs McCracken; Wallace vs
Chambers; Hough & Co. vs McFall: McDermott
vs Glass et al.: Sattler vs Koernen McCullough
vs. Eaton: Eaton, trustee, vs McCullough;
Cleminger vs Baden Gas Company: Stewart vs
Miller: Fisher vs Murphy; Mcintosh vs
Douthett; Tavlor fc Bullock vs Grundy fc
Isaacs; Kimberland fc Co. vs Welse; Bailey,
Farrcll & Co. vs Reighard.
Common Pleas No. 2-rArgnmentlist.
Criminal Court Commonwealth vs Joseph
Kirsch, Michael Hohan, R. Kpnyon, Hattie
Ravmond alias Shaf er, Timothy Healey, James
JlcBratney alias Green, John Shindehette,
Albert Moorbead alias Wood, Frank Jeffer
son, Mary Manion (2). George McClelland.
To-Day'a Audit List.
Estate of Accountant
Edward Duff. L. M. Morris.
Joseph Aber Jacob Aber,
A. K. Graham J. L. Graham,
H. K. Moot-head A. C Moorbead et al,
M. McCullough, Jr. C C Arensburg-et al,
Daniel Wallace D. Leet Wilton et al,
Philip Urust Dorothea Brust.
David Sims A. M. Brown,
August Abbott C. Abbott etal,
John Moorbead A. C Jloorhead et al,
Louis Kelneman A. K. Kclneinan.
Sifting of Jnillce.
Decrees of divorce were granted yesterday
to William Rickour, from his wife Minnie, and
to Frank Zebmer, from his wife Mlna. Both
were granted for desertion.
A verdict by consent yesterday gave the
plaintiff $6,777 14 in the suit of Huckenstein fc
Co. against Frazier Bros contractors, and the
Ursullne Academy for work.
A suit was entered yesterday by the Letzkus
Construction Company against tbe Pittsburg
Safe and Lock Company for $10,000 damages
for wrongfully converting the trade of the
Judge Maoee yesterday reprimanded Louis
Beck, who testified in the selling-to-mlnors
case against William Lamb, of Stowe township,
that be had got liquor of the defendant as a 21-year-old,
though only 19 in reality.
F. H. Davis, Esq., yesterday filed a precipe
in a suit for damages brought by Sadie F. Hall
against tbe city of Pittsburg. No statement of
tbe case was given. Mr. Davis was seen, but
refused to give any particulars of tbe case,
saying that he would file the papers in about a
L. Guhble was yesterday indicted for keep
ing a gambling house: William Sloan and Will
iam Littlekoles, for entering a building and en
tering a railroad car with intent to commit a
felonv; Doc Boden, for likewise entering a
building, and L. Goldstone for aggravated as
sault and battery.
There was an argument before Judge Ewing
yesterday on a motion to appoint a receiver for
the Osceola Coal Company, in the equity suit of
John Shields against J. H. Dewees, both part
ners in the company. Shields alleged Dewees
confessed judgment against the firm to defraud
the creditors and himself. The motion was re
fused. Arguments were commenced yesterday be
fore Jndge Ewing in the case of C. J. Dixon vs
McClnre, Freyvogle et al on the exceptions
filed to the master's report. Attorney J. S.
Ferguson, for tbe defense, argued that the
Court had no jurisdiction, and should not have
had anything to do with the proceedings. Mr.
Marshall, attorney for plaintiff, was not pres
ent, and the case was continued.
LATH NEWS m BRIEF.
Fire destroyed two stores at Colborne,
Ont., yesterday. Loss $35,000, partly insured.
Billy Birch, the well-known minstrel, died
at his home near Melrose, West Chester coun
ty, New York, yesterday.
The directors of the Evansville and Terre
Haute Railroad Company have declared a divi
dend of per cent, parable April 22.
The suspension of C. D. Towt, a member of
the New York Stock Exchange, was announced
yesterday afternoon. Liabilities small.
--Very few German house painters In New
York City are Idle, as nearly all the employers
have signed the agreement to pay the men $3 50
Nearly all the New York striking framers
went to work yesterday at the terms demand
ed, 40 cents per hour for nine hours' worfdaily
and eight on Saturday.
John E. Hudson has been elected President
of the American Bell Telephone Company. The
vacancy caused by his resignation as Vice
President is not filled.
The municipal election at Evansville, Ind.,
resulted in a Democratic victory. Goodlet was
elected Mayor, over DannotelL by 48 votes out
of 7,667. Others by small majorities.
Governor Burleigh, of Maine, has appointed
General Neal Dow Commissioner to the Paris
Exposition. General Dow acted in the same
capacity at tbe Paris Exposition in 1857.
A meat syndicate, known as the American
Meat Company, has been organized in Phila
delphia with a capital of $25,000,000. Philadel
phia and New York capitalists are interested.
The steamship Calribel, which arrived at
New York yesterday from Hayti, brings noth
ing definite from there. Fighting was going
on in the interior, but nothing was known as to
the result .
The Quebec branch of the Evangelical Al
liance has decided to affiliate with the Domin
ion Alliance, and heartily indorses tbe peti
tion to the Government to disallow the Jesuits'
In the United States District Court at New
York, William Ford, John Wallis, Severn
Crosswell and Noah Ward, all oyster dredger
captains, were sentenced 30 days each to jail
for cruelty to their crews. Captain Chamick. for
the same offense, was fined JoOand sentenced to
jail for three days.
At a meeting of creditors of E.Cummings fc
Co.,leatber merchants.Boston, yesterday.liabili
ties were shown to be $337,781; assets, 5219,234. The
liabilities of Eustace Cummings, of the firm,
are $15,541, and his assets $40.4507 A committee
was appointed to look over the firm's affairs
and report to tbe creditors.
The lead, coal and gold excitement is run
ning very high at .Lowell, Iowa. A. D. Will
iamson and J. D. Gregg went out to prospect
for lead a few days ago and returned with
quite a chunk of gold ore, and say they have
struck it rich. Joseph Kirk has found a four
foot vein of coal on his land about a mile from
W. H. Frendenthal, of the Quartermasters'
Department at Washington, has made arrange
ments with General Manager Clements, of tbe
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, for tbe delivery
of three flat cars at Annapolis, Md., to be used
to transport ten heavy guns to the navy yards
at Mare Island, CaL The guns were placed on
the cars yesterday and left Annapolis last
night. The battery will be placed In the new
Complete returns of yesterday's municipal
elections in Ohio show many mixed results.
Democrats elected a Mayor In Akron and
Springfield, and carried tbe principal offices in
Mlddletown. Akron, Norwalk, Bucyrus, Fre
mont, Circleville. Chillicothe. Portsmouth.
Lancaster, Wapakoneta, St. Marys, Hamilton,
Tiffin, Zanesville. Newark, Kent. Canton and
Sidney. Republicans were entirely or nearly
successful in Logan, Lebanon, (where local
option was defeated). Tray, Mt Gilead, Ken
ton, Urbana, Piquay. London, Cambridge, Rip
ley. Van Wert, Sandusky, Cleveland and Fos
toria. In Kent the issue of prohibition was
prominent and carried by one vote. In other
places the dry element was unsuccessful.
Two years ago the Standard Oil Company
was granted a franchise to pipe Toledo for
natural gas. Their rates were excessive as
compared with rates for gas in other cities.
Tbe people became dissatisfied, and tbe city
appealed to the State Legislature for an en
abling act authorizing the municipal govern
ment to issue bonds to the amount of $750,000
to construct a city pipe line. Tbe Standard
f oogbt the city In the Legislature for a year,
and succeeded in having a clause inserted in
tbe bill requiring an affirmative vote of 60 per
cent in the city to make the enabling act effec
tive. The Standard people made herculean
efforts, financially and otherwise, te defeat the
project, but at tbe election, ont of 11,000 votes
cast, the pipe line measure received 7,008, being
more than the reguitite 60 per cent.
ANOTHER BIG DEAL
The McKelvy Farm to be Platted and
Thrown on the. Market.
A I0CAL BANK LOEW QUARTERS.
Reasons for and Against Opening the Door
to Savings Institutions.
MOTEMEKTS IB STOCKS AND PETROLEUM
There was a report in real estate circles
yesterday that the McKelvy farm; adjoin
ing Edge wood a large and beautiful body
of land would be platted and put on the
market in a short time. Lots just this side
of the farm are rated at from $600 to?i60,
according to size and location. The new
deal should lift Swissvale out of the rut, as
well as strengthen the Edgewood borough
The object ot the movement to give savings
banks and trustees a wider field for the invest
ment of funds Is not generally known, but so
far as expressions have been obtained from
leading financiers it is looked upon with favor.
As it Is, savings banks working under the gen
eral law are restricted in the character of thai
security required as collateral for loans. This
places them at a disadvantage, it Is claimed,
and curtails their usefulness. In discussing
this question,a Fourth avenue banker said yes
terday: "The law as it stands is very good, but I
think its scope could be enlarged without in
jury to the public. Of course, absolute security
should always be kept in view in the manage
ment of trust and savings bank funds. While
first mortgages on real estate are as scarce as
Government bonds, there are other securities
that are equally as good. City and county
bonds, water works bonds, school bonds, etc,
are reliable, because they are liens upon the
property of evety individual in the city, county,
borough or community that endorses their
Issue. Bank stocks are also reliable. I think
if tbe law were changed so as to permit trustees
and savings banks to invest in this class of se
curities It would afford them great relief and
open a new avenue for tbe employment of mil
lions of capital that is now idle. While I am in
favor of a change In the law as above
outlined, I would not be willing
to open the door too wide. Absolute safety
should not be overlooked, and bank officials
and trustees should not be allowed to act upon
their own judgment in making investments.
The character of the security offered for loans
should be passed upon by a board created for
that purpose, and whose powers, duties and
responsibilities should be clearly defined by
law. With these safeguards, I think the law
could be amended with ad vantagetothe public."
To Increase the classes of security for the
accommodations of savings and trust funds
might work well enough in flush times, but it is
far from certain that it would afford sufficient
security in periods of depression. States,
counties and boroughs frequently repudiate
their debts or go into bankruptcy. In such
cases their bonds are practically worthless.
Elizabeth, New Jersey, a few years ago, was
sold out by the Sheriff, and tbe proceeds of the
sale realized a sum far below the indebtedness.
One trouble in seven cases is that the people
will not bid on the property. As the present
law insures absolute safety in the investment
of trust funds, it should be permitted to stand.
The door once opened, there would be no
telling how money was placed. It might lead
to ruinous results.
In connection with this, and to show the re
liability of mortgages as security for money,
the gentleman above quoted related the follow
ing Incident: "When the crash of 1873 came
one of tbe principal savings banks in the city
found itself in possession of mortgages amount
ing to between one and two millions. The
value of real estate sunk almost out of sight.
Hundreds of people, finding it impossible to
pay tbe -interest, to say nothing of the princi
pal, on their property, went to tbe bank and
surrendered their houses and lands, telling the
officials to sell them to tbe best advantage. In
most cases the people were given a reasonable
time to pay arrearages and redeem their prop
erty. Some were able to do this, but the ma
jority could not. The bank took the property
and held it until the crisis had passed and real
estate values had risen beyond what they were
before the panic. The property was then sold.
When the accounts were squared the bank
found Itself about $1,000,000 ahead as the result
of the deal."
Some stiff figures have been quoted within a
few days for Shadyside property. It is stated
that part of the tract purchased by Mr. E. M.
Ferguson from Mr. Harrison, on Ellsworth
avenue, has lately been resold at the rate of
$225 per lineal foot. This is about the highest
point yet reached for residence sites In the
The National Bank of Commerce will resume
business this morning, but not at the old
stand. The work of removing it to the new
quarters across the street, in the triangular
building, was begun on Monday and com
pleted last night. Workmen will commence
tearing down the old building at once. It was
erected by the bank 24 years ago, and has been
occupied by it ever since. In about a year a
fine eight-story granite edifice will occupy the
site. The new building for the German
National Bank, on the opposite corner, will be
completed about the same time. It, too, will
be a magnificent edifice.
TEE DAI IN ST0CES.
La rtoria Moves Up and Electric Down
Stronr and Weak Spots.
The feature of the stock market yesterday
was a spurt in La Noria on a report that the
mill was, or soon would be, in operation, and on
private information by a few on the inside that
the ore in sight was worth more than had been
reported. These favorable influences sent the
jrice up to $2, the highest point reached for
about a year. Eight hundred shares of the
stock changed hands during the day at this
"figure. Electric was weaker, declining from
60 at the first call to 59 at the last. Phila
delphia Gas was stronger, selling up to 3
Talk of 40 and over was again current. Char
tiers Gas and Switch and Signal were among
the strong snots In the market, each scoring an
advance. The Tractions were quiet and about
Bid. Asked. Bid. Asked.
Ben Franklin Ins. Co so
City Insurance 36
Brlditcwater .... .... .... 40
Chanters Val. Gas Co. SOU 51 .... 51
Wat. Gas Co. or V. Ta 60 ....
PhlladelphlaCo 38 3SK 20 29X
Fine RunUts g .. 84 90
Wheeling Ua Uo .. 30 30 30J ....
Columbia Oil Co .... 3 3Jf
CentralTractlon S 22)4 22 ....
CltUens'Traction...... 87 6;s G7 68
Pittsburg Traction.... .... 50 3f
ntts. Is, Western B. B. SH .... .
P. & W. R. B. pref.... 18 I6)i
N. Y.&.CGaCoalCo 37
Consignee Mining Co.. .... .... 29
La Morla Mining Co... 1 2 2J4
Sllvcrton Mining Co... yt ....
Westlnghouic Electric 50 S9J5 58 59
U. Switch ASignal Co. 23)4 24 lltf 24
Westlng'se AlrB. Co.. 121 .... 121 ....
The first sales were 35 shares of Cbartlers
Gas atSOK. 50 at fiOJf. 550 La Noria at $2, 10
Electric at 61. 2o at 00. After call 50 shares
of Central Traction sold at 22K, 25 Keystone
Bank at 58. and 10 La Noria at $
In the afternoon 100 shares of Philadelphia
Gas sold at 39, 100 at 39Ji, 100 Electric at 59U,
25 at 59, 150 Xa Noria at $2, and 5 Airbrake
The total sales of stocks at New York yes
terday werp 228,128 shares. Including: Atchi
son, 48.749: Delaware, Lackawanna and West
ern, 14,42o: Lake Shore, 4.800: Louisville aud
NashvUle. 3,400; Missouri Pacific. 3,110; North
western, 15,710; Northern Pacific preferred,
a830: Oregon" Transcontinental, 5.670; Reading,
39.120; St. Paul. 6.707; Union Pacific, 9,715;
Western Union, 8,650.
Tlia Local Bloney Market Straggling Along
Under Adverse Circumstances.
Yesterday was another dull day at the banks,
but as this is always expected on Tuesday,
it caused no surprise. The' unfavorable
weather in the forenoon and the the torn
up condition of a large part of the pop
ulation, as a result of moving, were ad.
iditionai elements of depression. The flow
of money was in favor 01 the banks. There
was no change in .discount rates. Tbe Clear
ing House report was favorable, showing a
good volume of general trade, the exchanges
being $2,157,221 and the balances $276,487 49.
Money on call at New York yesterday was
2 to 6 per cent. Last loan 8K, closed offered
at -3. Prime mercantile paper, 46K- Sterling
exchange dull but strong at 84 864 f or 60-oay
bills, and $4 88 for demand.
Closing quotations in New York furnished
The Dispatch by Robinson Bros.. Wood
street. Local dealers charge a commission ot
an eighth on small lots:
TJ.S.4HJ. reg 103 ffilOSJi
U. 8. 4Ss. coup 108 ffllJWi
U. 8. 4s, coups 1M129
Currency, epercent I895reg 120
Currency, epercent, 1836 rec. E3)i
Currency, epercent, 1837 reg 126
Currency, epercent, ISSSreg 12931
Currency, (percent, 1899 reg 132
Sales to-day of 7,500 conpon 4s at 128J.
New YOBK-Clearings, S16l,245,269j balances,
Boston Clearings, $19,110,206; balances, 2,
851,603. Money, 2 per cent.
Pnn.ADEjPHrjL Clearings, $20,611,286; bal
Baltimore Clearings, $2,216,999; balances,
St.Lotjis Bank clearingsl$3l420,930; balances,
London The amount of bullion gone into
the Bank of England on balance to-day is
PAKIS Rentes, 85f; 50c for the account.
Berlin The statement of the Imperial
Bank of Germany shows a decrease in specie
of 24,460,000 marks.
Oil Dealers Taking It Ensy Until the Cat
The oil market was in a oondltion yesterday
to suit the growlers who affect to see financial
ruin on every hand. It was dnlL Two wells
on the farm adjoining that on which are locat
ed the McKeown gushers are due to-day, and
it was thought they would be important. This
probably had some effect on tbe market. The
opening was at 90K. This was soon followed
by an advance to 90 and by a decline to 90.
The market then graaually sold up during the
rest of tbe day to 90, and closed at 90. It
was almost a repetition of Monday, the only
difference being that the windnp was a little
better. No decided change is looked for at
present. Carrying was flat to 15 cents. New
Xork was a buyer here, imparting some
strength to the market.
A. B. McGrew quotes puts 90c to 90c;
calls, 91c to. 91Kc
The following tawe, corrected oy We Witt Dll
worth. broker in petroleum, etc.. corner Iflflh
avenue and Wood street, Pittsburg, shows the
order of fluctuations, etc. 1
Time. Bl. Aik. Time. Bid. Ask.
Opened 90' Sa'a 12:45 p. M.... W4
10:15 A. K.... S0H 80S 1:00 P. M... 9U-3? mi
10:30 A. M.... 90 90H 1:15 p. if.... KM H
10:45A. M.... 90M 90H 1:30F. X.... D0
11:00a. it.... KQ 90 1:45 P. M.... WH 90t
11:15 A. M.... SOll 90H !:00P. M.... 90 H 90H
1I:30A. JI.... 90W flO 1:15 P. M.... MH KW
11H5A. M.... 90 00 1:30 P. M.... 90?4 90
12:0011 90 90K 2:45F. K.. 901 90
12:15 F. X.... 90H 904 Closed 90 ....
12:30 P. M.... 90H tt
Opened. 90)40; hlgHet, 9lo; lowett. 90Xc;
flatly runs , , 91,945
Average runs ; 47,712
Dally shlmnents 92,135
Average shipments 70,265
Dallv cnarters 107,331
Average enarters v. 40,995
Clearances ,...,, 1,3, 000
.New York closed at SOKc
Oil City closed at 90c
Bradrora closed at 90Hc
New YorX. refined. 1c
London, redned. 5J4M.
Antwerp, refined. li)4C
Other OH markets.
On. Cmr. April 2. National transit cer
tificates opened at90c; highest, 91c; lowest,
90c; dosed. 90c
Bradford. April 2. National transit cer
tificates opened at 90c; closed at 80c; highest,
91c: lowest, 90Jc. .
TrrusvxLi.E. April 2. National transit cer
tificates opened at 90c: highest, 91c: lowest,
90c: closed, 90Jc.
New York. April 2. Petroleum opened
steady at 90Kc A slight decline occurred In
the early trading, and was followed by an ad
vance to 91c. the market closing steady at 90Kc
Bales, 462,000 barrels.
STILL MARCHING ON.
ConsnmmntIon'f Several Important Deals'
In City Real Estate.
Black & Baird. No. 95 Fourth avenue, bought
for tbe Central Traction Company the property
on the northeast corner of Wylle avenue and
High street, consisting of a three-story brick
business house, with lot 21x6f feet to a four
foot alley, for 20,000 cash. It is the intention
of the Cable Company to cut off a corner of
this building to allow more room for tbe cars
to pass the corner. They also sold to Joseph
Lantner, of J. Lautner & Co., two large three
story dwellings, with all modern conveniences,
on Locust street; Allegheny, for 21,000.
W. A. Herron & Sons sold a plot of land near
Shadyside station, on Ellsworth avenne, for
14,000 cash. The purchaser is a prominent
business man, and will build an elegant resi
dence at once.
L. O. Frazier, corner of Forty-fifth and But
ler streets, sold a house of five rooms, lot 82xS0
feet, situate on South street. First ward. New
Castle, Lawrence county. Pa., to Dr. J. J.
Covert, for SSCO cash.
Samuel W. Black & Co., 99 Fourth avenne,
sold a lot for the Blair estate, in the Twenty
third ward. Glenwood. for J400, the lot having
a frontage of 24 feet on Almeda street and ex
tending back 120 feet to an alley.
James W. Drape fc Co. closed the sale of a
house and lot on Liberty street, Allegheny, lot
22x190 feet, and house having nine rooms, for
$0,500 cash; also closed a mortgage of $4,700, at
6 per cent; also placed a mortgage of 518,000 on
residences and lots near the city at 6 per cent.
Mellon Bros, sold to John Shea, of Rankin
station, one-half of lot No. 31 in Mellons' plan
Copeland lots, for $300; this plan lies north of
railroad, between Copeland and Braddock.
A STB0N& FfiONT.
London Buylnsr and Covering br Shorts
Give Stocks a Good Whirl A
Good Close at About
the Best Prices.
New York, April 2 The stock market to
day was dull but somewhat more animated than
yesterday, and it was higher and stronger
throughout the day, almost everything traded
in being left materially higher at the end of the
day. London was a buyer to a limited extent
ithis morning, and considerable covering was
done by the local shorts, which gave the mar
ket early a strong front. The bears after tbe
first demand was satisfied made a demonstra
tion against the list, but as to-day was election
day in Chicago and the operators at that cen
ter were doing very little, while the reports
emanating from there were also less pessimis
tic in their character, the effort was rewarded
with but poor success and the pressure was
The coveringjnovement assumed larger pro
portions toward the end of tbe day, and the
buying for tbe long account also showed up
more prominently and the upward movement
became quite marked, reaching all portions of
the list. Atchison, New England, Reading,
Northwestern and Union Pacific attracted
most attention of tbe leading shares, and tbe
transactions In the first named again reached
large figures, and its advance was more
marked than anything else outside of the spe
cialties. Among tbe .latter Chicago Gas -was
most conspicuous, and it becime one of the
leading active stocks, while it led the list in
tbe strength displayed. The San Francisco
stocks reacted sharply from the depression of
the past tew days, and both common aud pre
ferred were strong all tbe way out. Memphis
and Charleston was another specialty which
made a marked rise, but the others were dull
and without feature. The money market
worked smoothly, and rates receded as tbe day
wore Along. The last hour saw the heaviest
buying, and the greater portion of the im
provement was made at that time.
The opening was firm, although somewhat
irregular, and further improvement was made
in the early dealings, which, however, was
short lived. The pressure was renewed and
everything was carried below tho opening fig
ures, with Atchison, New England and Union
Pacific leading the decline. The Coal stocks
were particularly strong, however, and the
small effect made by the, raid discouraged the
bears, and toward noon everything moved up
again, with Atchison. Missouri Pacific and Chi
cago Gas leading. Dullness was the principal
feature of tbe market after noon, and .tbe
movements were small-and insignificant, while
no feature of any kind marked the trading.
Bat after delivery hour there .was renewed
buying for both sides, of the account, and in
creased animation was accompanied by a pro
nounced upward movement which reached all
portions of tbe list, Atchison and Chicago Qas
still leading. The close was fairly active and
strong at about the best prices of the day. Tbe
entire active list is higher, Chicago Gas rose
2Vf, Atchison 114. San Francisco preferred
Union Pacific li, and New Engladd and Bur
lington and Quincy 1 per cent each.
Railroad bonds wero also a little more ani
mated, tbesales of all issues reaching $1,404,000,
though this bnsiness was so well distributed
that therewas no special' activity in anyone
issue. The tone of the dealings wa.i generally
flrmj though there were a few soft spots such
as the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe and .the
Colorado Coal issues. On the other hand, the
Reading incomes were all higher, and the final
changes show several important advances.
The following table snows tne prices of active
stocks on the New York Stock Exchange.
Corrected daily for The Dispatch by Whit
ney & Stephenson, members of New. York
Stock Exchange, 57 Fourth avenue:
High- low- log
lng, est. est. Bids.
Am. Cotton Oil 57) SI
Atch.. Top. & B. F.. 405? 42)4 404 42$
Canadian Pacific 49K 50 49 49
Canada southern B2g S2H S2& 5-M
Central or New Jersey. 85X 96!4 9SJS 96
Chesapeake & Ohio.... IS,S 1814 W4 1H
C., Bur.&Qulncy..... 91 )4 915 92
O., MM. a St. Paul.... 62 82 62JJ 62X
c, iiu.ast. p.. pr.A.ioi ioi lot ioih
0., Kockl.P.' SOX 81H' 9 'S
C., St. L. & Pitts..: 16)
C., UUL. & Pitts. pCSSX 35X 35 38
C, St. P..M.&O...... 32 32 3! 32
C, 81.P..M.&0.. pf. 92)4 92)4 92)4 92)4
C. A Northwestern... .KJJ 104J 103JJ 104
(1.3c .Northwestern, pt 137)4,
O. CO. 4 1.j .. 70 70 70JS 70?J
Col, Coal A Iron 30 30 29 29H
Col. 4 Hocking Val .'.. 23
Uei., L. &V IS6 137X 136 137K
Denver A ltloG , .... 17
Uenver 4 KIo ., pr... 444 44 U'A H
E.T., Va. AGa .... 9
E.T.,Va. &Ga.. lstpf 67
E.T., Viu A Ga... 2d pf. 2IH 11 21)4 21!f
Illinois Central 109)J 109J ll)9 109W
Lake Erie Western.. 175 "H "K l"5
Lake Erie 4 West. pr.. 68 56 H S5 KH
Late Shore A M. S 101 10IH 101 . 101 H
Louisville Nashville. 62 62K 62 62
Michigan Central 864 8S)i 88)4 88),
Mobile & Ohio V. .... .... 10
Jlo.,K. 4Texa K4
Mlaaourl Pacific 6f B7M 66X HH
New York Central....'. 107X
H.Y..1.E.4W 27 27 27 27
N. Y., L. E.AW.nref 67,
N.Tf., o. &St.Ii BH
N. Y., C. 4 St. L. or.. 70 70 70 69
N.Y., C. 4 8t.L.2dpf 40
N.Y4N. E 41 434 41)4 2IK
N. Y., O. 4W 16H
Norfolk Western 15
Norfolk 4 Western, pf W 4994 KH 9H
Northern Pacific 26 26 26 28
Nortnern Pacific pref. 60 eon 60 60K
Ohio Mississippi..... 20X 21 21)4. 21
Oregon Improvement. 49 49 49 43
Oregon Transcon 32V 33K 32 33
PaciflcMall 353 30 333? S6
feo. Dee. 4 Evans '. 24
Fhlladel. 4 Beading.. 44 44 44 44
Pullman Palace Car 179
Richmond 4 W. P. T.. 25 25 25 251
Richmond 4 W.P.T.pf 78 788 783? 7834
St. Paul 4 Uulnth 32 32 31 33
SUP., Minn.4Man... 98 Q$H 97 9S3f
SCL. 4 San Fran..... 20 22 20 2134
St. L. 4 San Fran pf.. 55 56 M 56
St. L. 4 Ban F.lat pf. 107
Texas Pacific 18
UnlonPaclnc 60. 61)4 60 61
Wabaah preferred 253( 25' 25K 2S3
Western Union 84 84 SZ 81
Wheeling 4 L. E HH 65 MX 65
All Features Stronger With the Exception
Boston. April 2. Stocks were strong to-day
excepted for coppers. Atchison advanced 1
from the opening, and Chicago. Burlington and
Quincy gained &
Atch. 4Top..lst7. 115
A.4T. Land GrHTs. 108
Atch. 4 Top. K. R... 42W
Boston i Albany.. .214X
Boston 4 Maine 170J
C B. 4a 92
Old Colony. 170
AllouezM'gCo. (new) 1
Calumet 4 flecla....220
iinn. can. s. uieve. 21
Eastern R. R 81
Eastern R. 1C 6s 125
xuntx irereju z
K.C.tiUi.t C.B. 78.120,
Little K. 4 Ft. S. 7s. 100
Mexican (Jen. com.. 12
N. Y. 4NewEng... 42
N. Y.4Newng 7.126
Boston Land 6W
Water Power 6
Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, fur
nished by Whitney 4 Stephenson, brokers. No. 57
Fourth avenue. Members New York Stock Ex
change. Bid. Asked-
Pennsylvania Railroad MX 64
Reading Railroad 22 3-16 22S4
Buffalo, Pittsburg and Western 113f 12!
Lehigh Valley 53 53
Lehigh Navigation 51
Allegheny Valley bonds 1133i
Northern Pacific 25 26)4
Northern Pacific preferred 60 603,'
New York. April 2. Mining stocks
closed: Amador, 100: Aspen, 10.00; Bodie, 110;
Caledonia B. H., 300; Consolidated California
and Virginia, 800; Commonwealth, 500; Dead
wood T., 150: El Cristo, 170; Eureka Consoli
dated. 190; Homestake. 850; Horn Silver, 125;
Iron Sliver, S00; Mexican, 325: Mutual, 140;
Ophlr, 512; Plymouth, 10.00: Savage, 240: Stand
ard. 108; Sullivan, 150; Union Consolidated,
300; Yellow Jacket, 310.
MAEKETS BY WIEE.
New York Flour dull and 515c lower.
Wheat Spot quiet: options dull and o
lower. Barley dull. Barley malt quiet. Corn
Spot quiet and steady: options dull and
easy, Oats Spot quiet and barely steady;
options dull and easy. Hay steady and quiet.
Hops steady and quiet. Coffee Options
opened steady, 620 points down, closed steady
at 1015 points up; sales, 61.250 bags. Includ
ing April. 15.9018.10c: May, 15.7516.25c;
June. 15.9016.S0c; July, 18.1016.40c: August.
162516.60c; September, 16.4016.70c; October,
16.4516.70c; November, 16.5016.70c: December,
16.4516.75c; January, 16.7016.80; Febru
ary. 1150 16.80c; spot Rio weak;
dull; fair cargoes, lSWc. Sugar Raw firm and
quiet; refined dull. Molasses Foreign firm: 50
test, 25c asked; New Orleans quiet open
kettle, good to fancy, 2S42c. Rice quiet and
steady. Cottonseed oil dull.' Tallow steady.
Rosin steady and quiet. Turpentine in moder
ate demand.46c. Eggs quiet and easienWestern,
10llKc; receipts, 14,302 packages. Pork steady.
Cue meats inactive; pickled bellies, 12 ponnds
average, 7c; 15 pounds, SKwlpickled shoulders,
5Kci' pickled hams, 910c. Lard dull' and
weak; Western steam. $7 30;city, $8 85; April,
$7 25, closing at $7 30 asked; May, 57 30: June,
$7 327 35, closing at $7 31: July, $7 31; August,
S7 377 39. closing at $7 36: September, $7 39,
closing at S7 38. Butter Choice in fair de
mand and firm; Western dairy, 11016c; do
creamery, 1625c; Elgin, 2825c. Cheese
weak and quiet; Western, 9llc
Fhtlaselphia Flqur dull -and weak.
Wheat Speculative market neglected and
3 notations tor options wholly nominal; car lots
ull and Klc lower. Corn firm. Oats Car
lots steady: futures dull and unchanged.
Butter firm for flee goods; Pennsylvania cream
ery, extra, 24c; do prints extra, 25c Eggs firm;
Pennsylvania firsts, llc
Cinciniiati Flour heavy. Wheat dull and
lower; No. 2 red, 90K92c; receipts. 800 bush els;
shipments, none. Corn in light demand; No. 2
mixed, 34K35c. Oats easy: No. 2 mixed, 26c.
Rye quiet; No. 2, 49c Pork quiet at $12 75.
Lard easier at 86 95. Bulkmeats and bacon
steadjrand nnchange d. Butter steady. Sugar
steady. Eggs weaker. Cheese quiet.
Milwaukee Flourunchanced. Wheateasy:
cash, 86jic; May, 87c; Jaly. 86Jic Corn dull;
No. 3, 32c Oats quiet; No. 2 white. 27K28c.
Ryo quiet; No. 1, 45c Barley quiet; No. 2, 55c
Provisions unchanged. Pork, $12 37. Lard,
$6 90. Cheese dull; Cheddars, 10Xllkc
Baltimore Provisions steady and un
changed. Butter barely steady; western
packed, 1819c; creamery; 25c Eggs steady at
iOKQUc Coffee quiet; Rio fair, 18c
Toledo Cloverseed lower and dull; cash
$4 85; receipts, 90 bags; shipments, 462 bags.
Chicago This being election day, all the
Exchanges were closed.
New York, April 2. Jobbers were doing a
.very fair business in spring goods, including
Slain cottons. Many prints and ginghams were
Istributed. the latter including a drivo in
Johnson book fold styles at 7c Agents did a
fair filling in business, which, with deliveries
on back orders, keeps supplies in good shape
and tbe market In good tone. Prints at first
hands are not affected by the decline in print
New York Pig iron firm; American, $15 00
17 50. Copper unsettled; lake, April, $15 00.
Lead quiet and steadier; domestic, S3 67.
Tin stronger and dull.
Philadelphia Wool market flulet and
New York Wool quiet and weak; domestic
fleece. 3238c; pulled, 2339c: Texas. 1527c
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Eggs Firm at Better Prices, Cheese
and Batter Steady.
GENERAL PK0DUCE EEVIVES MOT.
The Grain Exchange Fats on New Life With
the Hew Month.
E0A8TED COFFEES TAKE A TUMBLE
Office oiTTHEPiTTSBTrEO dispatch,
TUE3DAT. April 2. 1889. i
Country Trodnco Jobbing Prices.
Eggs are firm at better prices than last week,
but the volume of trade has fallen off. Betall
ers bought heavily last week at low prices. It
is not likely eggs will so as low again this sea
son. Cheese market Is quiet. Ohio flats are
in light supply, but demand is also light. If
markets were as well stocked with Ohio as
New York cheese a decline could hardly be
prevented. Creamery butter holds its own,
but no more. In the lines of general produce
no signs ot revival have as yet put in an ap
pearance. Butter Creamery, Elgin, 28c; Ohio do,
2526c; fresh dairy packed, 2021c; country
rolls, 2023c; Chartiers Creamery Co. butter,
Beaks Choice medium, $1 90: choice peas,
$2 052 15, .
Beeswax 2325c jfl lb forcholce; low grade,
CiDEit Sand refined, $6 607 60; common,
$3 504 00; crab' cider. $8 008 0 ffc barrel;
cider vinegar, 1012c fl gallon.
Cheese Ohio cheese, fall make, 1212c;
New York, fall make, 1213ct. Llmburger,
lie; domestlcSweitzer cheese, llK12Kc
'Dried Peas SI 451 50 ffl bushel; spntdo,
2K3Kc V -
Eoos HK12c fl dozen for stnetly fresh.
Fbuits Apples, $1 0001 oO -p barrel; evap
orated raspberries, 25c fl ft; cranberries, $8 00
fl barrel; $2 402 60 per bushel.
Feathers Extra live geese; 5060c; No. 1
do., 4015c; mixed lots, 3035c $1 ft.
HoJtlirr $2 652 75 f! barrel.
Honey New crop, 1617c; buckwheat, 13
Potatoes Pofatoes, 3035c 3) bushel; $2 50.
igiz to ior soumern sweets; w itw at lor Jer
Poultry Live chickens, 90c fl pair;
dressed chickens, 1316c fl pound; turkeys, 18
20c, dressed, fl jound; ducks, live, 8085c f)
pair; dressed, lB14c f! pound; geese, 10lod
Seeds Clover, 'choice, 62 Bs to bnsheL $6 f!
bushel;, clover, large English. 62 Bs, $3 25;
clover, Alsike, $8 50; clover, white, $9 00; timo
thy, choice, 45 Bs, $1 85; blue grass, extra clean,
14 Bs, $1 00; blue grass, fancy, 14 Bs, $1 20:
orchard grass, 14 Bs, $2 00; red top, 14 Bs, $1 00:
millet, 50 Bs, $1 25; German millet, 60 Bs, $2 00;
Hungarian grass. 48 Bs, $2 00; lawn grass, mix
ture of fine grasses, 25c per B.
TAliow Country, 4k5c; city rendered,
Tropical Fruits Lemons, fancy, $3 00
3 50 fl box; common lemons, $2 75 f! box; Mes
sina oranges, $2 5003 50 fl box; Florida oranges.
$3 504 50 9 box; Valencia oranges, fancy, $5 50
6 00 fl caser Malaga grapes, $9 0010 00 fl
per keg; bananas, 2 50 firsts: $1 60, good
seconds, fl bunch; cocoanuts, $4 004 oO ft
hundred: new figs, 1214c f! pound; dates, 5
6Uc fl pound. .
Vegetables Celery, 4050o doz. bunches;
cabbages, $1 602 50 fl hundred: new cabbage,
$2 002 50 f! crate; onions. 5075c f! barrel;
oninn sets, fancy Enes, S3 253 60: Jerseys,
$2 753 00; "Western, $2 502 76: turnips, 2o
30c ft busheL
Coffee options have fallen off o In New
York. Package coffee bas been reduced c
all along the line, as will be seen by our quota
Green Coffee Fancy Rio, 2223c; choice
Rio. 2021c; prime Rio, 20c; fair Rio, 1819c;
old Government Java, 27c; Maracaibo, 2223c;
Mocha, 3031c; Santos,;i922c; Caracas
coffee, 20X22c; peaberry, Rio, 2l23c; La
Roasted (In papers) Standard brands,23c
high grades, 25K27c; old Government Java,
bulk, 3233c; Maracaibo, 2728c; Santos,
21K23KC; peaberry, 26c; peaberry Santos,
H23)$c: choice Rio, 25c; prime Rio, 22Kc;
good Rio, 22c, ordinary, 21c
Bfices (whole Cloves, 2125c;. allspice, 9c;
cassia, 89c; pepper, 19c; nutmeg, 7080c.
Petroleum (jobbers' prices! 110 test, 7c;
Ohio, 120, 8Kc; headlight, B0, 8Kc: water
white, 10c; globejl2c; elalne, 15c: carnadine.
uc; royaune, xic
Syrups Corn syrups, 2629c; choice sngar
syrup, 3303Sc: prime-sugar syrup, S033c; strict
ly prime, 3335c: new maple syrup, 90c
N. O. Molasses Fancy, 4Sc; choice, 46c; me
dium, 43c: mixed, 4042c
Soda Bi-carb in kegs, 3K4c;bi-carb in s,
6c: bi-carb, assorted packages, 56c; sal
soda In kegs, ljic; do granulated, 2c.
Candles Star, "full weight, 9c; stearine,
per set, 8Kc;.paramne, ll12c
Rice Head, Carolina, 77c; choice, 6
7c: prime, 5M6Kc; Louisiana, b6Kc
Starch Pearl. 3c; cornstarch, 5k7c; gloss
Foreign Fruits Layer raisins, $2 65; Lon
don layers, $3 10; California London layers,
$2 50; Muscatels, $2 25: California Muscatels;
$1 85; Valencia, new, 67c; Ondara Valencia,
7K8c; sultana, 8c; currants, new, 435c;
Turkey prunes, new, 4Jffi5c; French prunes,
813c: Salonica prunes, in 2B packages, 8c;
cocoanuts, per 100, $3 00; almonds, Lan., per fi,
20c; do Ivica, 19c: do shelled, 40c; walnuts, nap.,
12K15c; Sicily filberts, 12c: Smyrna figs, 12)4
lbc; new dates, 56c; Brazil nuts. 10c;
pecans, ll15c; citron, per, fi, 2122c; lemon
peel, per ft, S1314c; orange peel, 12Cc
Dried Fruits Apples, sliced, per fi, 6c;
apples, evaporated, 6MG$c; apricots, Califor
nia, evaporated, 1518c; peaches, evaporated,
pared, 2223c; peaches, California, evaporated,
unpared, 1012c; cherries, pitted, 2122c:
cherries, unpitted, 56c; raspberries, evapor
ated, 2424c; blackberries, 78c; huckle
Sugars Cubes, 8Ji8Jc; powdered, 8V
8&c; granulated, 8J4&S4c: confectioners' A,
7g7jc: standard A, 7c; sott whites, 7K7c;
yellow, choice. 7idc; yellow, good, 66jic;
yellow, fair, 6c; yellow, dark, 6c.
Pickles Medium, bbls. (1,200), $4 60; me
diums, halfbbls (GOO), S2 75.
SALT-No.1 f! bbl, 95c; No. 1 ex, ft bbl, $1 05;
dairy, f! bbl,-$l 20; coarse crystal, fl bbl, $1 20;
Higgln's Eureka, 4 bu sacks, $2 80; Higgin's
Eureka, 16-14 fi pockets, $3 00.
Canned Goods Standard peaches, $1 30
1 90;2ds, $1 301 85r extra peaches, $1 501 90;
pie peaches, 90c: finest corn. $1 001 60; Hf d.
Co.O)rn,7090c; red cherries, 90cgSl 00; lima
beans, $110; soaked do, 85c; string do do, 75
85c; marrowfat peas, SI 1001 15: soaked peas,
7075c; pineapples, $1 401 50; Babanm do,
$2 75; damson plums, 95c: greengages, $1 25;
egg plums, $2 00; California pears. $2 50; do
greengages, 42 00; do egg plums. $2 00; extra
white cherries, $2 90; red cherries, 2B 90c;
raspberries, $1 151 40; strawberries, $1 10;
gooseberries, $1 2dl 30; tomatoes, 8292c;
salmon. 1-fi, $1 752 10; blackberries, 80c; suc
cotash, 2-fi cans, soaked, 90c; do green, 2fls,
$1 251 GO; corn beef, 2-fi cans, $1 75; 14-B cans,
$13 50: baked beans, $1 401 45; lobster, 1 fi,
$1 751 80; mackerel, 1-fi cans, broiled, $1 50;
sardines, domestic Vt, H 154 50; sardines,
domestic s, $8 258 60; sardines, imported,
Xs. $11 5012 50; sardines. Imported, Ks. $18 00;
sardines, mustard, $4 00; sardines, spiced, $4 25.
Fish Extra "No. 1 bloater mackerel, $36 fl
bbl.: extra No. 1 do, mess, $40; extra No. 1
mackerel, shore, $32; extra No. 1 do. messed, $36;
No. 2 shore mackerel, $24. Codfish Whole
pollock, 4c fl fi.; do.medtnm George's cod,
6c: do large, 7c; boneless hake, in strips, 6c; do .
George's cod in blocks, 6K7Kc Herring
Hound shore, 55 00 W bbl.; split, $7 00; lake S2 60
fl 100-B. half bbl. White fish, $7 ft 100-B. half
bbl. Lake trout, $5 50 fl balf bhl. Finnan
ha'dders. 10c fl fi. Iceland halibut. 13c fl fi.
Buckwheat Flour 22 fl fi.
Oatmeal $6 30 6 60 bbl.
Miners' Oil No. 1 winter strained, 58060c
fl gallon. Lard oil, 75c.
Groln, Flonr nnd Feed.
Total receipts as bulletined at the Grain 'Ex
change, 31 cars. By Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and
Chicago, 6 cars of hay, 3 of middlings, 1 of
straw, 2 of flour, 1 of oats, 1 of e. corn, 1 of
feed. By Pittsburg. Cincinnati and St. Louis.
3 cars of bay. By Baltimore and Ohio, 5 cars of
hay, 1 of corn. By Pittsburg and Western, 3
cars of hay. By Pittsburg and Lake Erie, 1
car of hay, lof oats, 1 of millfeed, 1 of flour.
Sales on call, 1 car sample oats 3Cc, spot, 1 car
No. 1 timothy hay, $13 60 spot, 1 car ex. 3 w.
oats 32c, elevator, 1 car bran, $13 00, spot. The
sale of 4 carloads in a single day was a boom
as compared with dealings at the Exchange for
a month past. Tlioventlre sales of last, week
were no larger. Tbe feeling among grain op
erators is that the- worst is over and that a
more active era for; trade dawns. There Is
large room for improvement before trade is on
a satisfactory basis.
Wheat Jobbing prices No. 2 red, $1 02
Corn No. 2 yellow.ear, 383oc; high mixed
eat, 38K37c; No. 1 yellow, shelled, 3339c;
No. 2 yellow, shelled, 37K3Sc; hieh mixed,
shelled. 3737c: mixed.'shelled, 3536c
Oats No. 2 white. 32i33c; -extra. No, 3,31
31Kc;No.3 white, SOisJOUc: No. 2 mixed, 23
Rye-No. 1 Western, 7075c; No. 2. 5556c
Barley No. 1 Canada, 959Sc: No. 2 Cana
da, 8588c; No. 3 Canada, 7072c; Lake Shore,
Flour Jobbing prices, winter patents, $8 2
G6 50: sprlngpatents, S8 506 75: winter straight.
So 505 75; clear winter. So 0095 25: straight
XXXX bakers', $4 765 00. Rye flonr, S4 00.
Millfeed Middlings, fine white, $18 00
XT W V ton; brown -rnlddtoga, $13 90013 60;'
winter wheat bran, $13 0013 0; chop feed,
J15 0016 00.
Hay Baled timothy, choice, $14 2514 50;
No. 1 do, $13 6011 00; No. 2 do. 111 6012 00;
loose from wagon. $18 0020 00: -No. 1 upland
prairie $10 00&10 25; No. 2, $S 008 50; packing
do, $6 757 00.
Straw Oats. $8 008 25; wheat and rye
straw, $7 007 5008 00.
Sugar-cured hams, large, 10fcc; sugar-cured
bams, medinm, 10:: sugar-cured hams, small,
lie: sugar-cured breakfast bacon, 10Vc; sugar
cured shoulders, SJc:. sugar-cured boneless
shoulders, 9c: sugar-cured California bams,
8Kc; sugar-cured dried beef flats, 8jc: sngar
cured dried beef sets,9Kc; sugar-cured dried
beef rounds, HKc: bacon shoulders, 7Kc; bacon
clear Bides. 8J(c; bacon clear bellies. 8Jc: dry
salt shoulders, w$c;dry salt clear sldes,73a Mess
ork, heavy, $14 00; mess pork, family, $14 ix
ard Refined In tierces, 7Jc: half barrels, 7OJ
60-B tubs, 7c: 20 fi palls, 7c: 50-fi tin cans,
7c; 8-fi tin palls, 8c; 5-fi tin pails, TKc; 10-fi
tin pails, 7c Smoked sanslge, long, 5c;large,
5c Fresh pork links. 9c Pigs feet, half barrel,
$3 75; quarter barrel. $1 75.
Armour Co. furnish the following prices on
dressed meats: Beef carcasses, 450 to 550 fis,
5c; 550 to 650 fis, 6c: 650 to 760 Bs, 6C Sheep,
7c f! B. Lambs, 8c f! fi.. Hogs. 6&a
We Have Nat Forgotten tho Boys.
Oar juvenile department teems with suits
of a most substantial nature, in kilts for the
smaller and pants for the larger lads up to
14 years. Also separate pants in stock and
People's Store, 83, 83, 87 and 89 Fifth ave.
wr Campbem. & Dick.
ECZEMA CAN BE CURED. '
The Host Agonizing', Itching, Earning and
Bleeding Eczemas Cured.
Eczema In lis Worst Stages. A Raw Sore From
Head fo Feet. Hair Gone. Doctora and
Hospitals Fail Tried Everything. Cured
by the Cutieura Remedies for $6.
I am enred of a loathsome disease, eczema, in
its worst stage. I tried different doctors and
been through the hospital, but all to no pur
pose. The disease covered my whole body from
the top of my head to the soles of my feet. My
hair all came out, leaving me a complete raw
sore. After trying everything. I heard ot your
Cuticura Remedies, and, after using three
bottles of Cuticura Resolvent, with Curr
cura and Cuticura Soap, I find myself cured
at the cost of about 56. I would not be without
the Cuticura Remedies in my house, as I find
them useful in many cases, and I think they
are the only skin and blood medicines.
ISAAC H. GERMAN, Wurtsboro, N. Y.
A Most Wonderful Care.
I have had a most wonderful cure of salt rheum
(Eczema). For five years I have suffered with
this disease. Ihad it on my face, arms and hands.
I was unable to do anything whatever with
my hands for over two years. I tried hundreds
of remedies, and not one had the least effect.
The doctor said my case was incurable. I saw
your advertisement, and concluded to try the
Cuticura Remedies; and, incredible as it
may seem, after using one box of Cuticura
and two cakes of Cuticura Soap and two bot
tles of Cuticura Resolvent, I find I am en
tirely cured. Those who think this letter ex
aggerated may come and see me for themselves.
GRACE P. HARKHAM, Belle River, Ontario.
Cure every species of torturing; humiliating,
itching, burning, scaly and pimply diseases of
the skin, scalp and blood, with loss of hair, and
all humors, blotches, eruptions, sores, scales
and crusts, when physicians and all other rem
Sold everywhere. Price, Cuticuba, 60c:
Soap. 25c: Resolvent, SL Prepared by the
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Sendfor"HowtoCure Skin Diseases,"
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PLES, black-heads, red, rough, chapped
auii uujr siuu preveniea Dy CUTICURA
and pains, backache, weak kidneys,
rhenmatism and chest Dalns reliever!
in one minute by the Cuticura Anti
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Venetian Lamps, -with shades to
match. ... $3 00.
"Rich Leeds" and Abbotsford"
Vase Lamp, with Paris mount
ings, at ...56 60.
New and exclusive designs in
"Choisy Le Eoi." Lunerille, "Ver
sailles" and "Sutherland" Vase
Lamps, with Paris Mountings, from
$8 to $60 each.
New patterns of Piano Extension
Lamps, with umbrella shades, just
Owing to our great success on
Special sale of Tea, Dinner and
Chamber Sets, the same low prices
will be continued this week only.
THE J. P. SMITH
LampiGIass & China Co.
935 Penn Avenue.
Between Ninth and Tenth Sts.
JOSEPH HORNE & CO.,
Cor. Wood and Liberty Sts.,
Importers and Jobbers of
Special offerings this week ha
For largest assortment and lowest prices call
and see us.
EXTRACT OF BEEF.
ARMOUR & CO., CHICAGO,
This is now conceded to be the best in the
market, as witnessed bv tbe fact tbat we have
lust secured the DIPLOMA FOR EXCEL
LENCE at the Pure Food Exposition, now be
ing held in Philadelphia,
CLEANLY IN MANUFACTURE,
SUPERIOR IN QUALITY,
And with the bright appetizing flavor of fresh
ly roasted beef.
CITY SAVINGS BANK,.
BIXTH AVE. AND SMITHFIELD ST.
Capital, 100,000, with privilege at 300,000.
Siajpfus and undivided profits, $23,600.
Transacts a General Banking Business. Ac
counts Solicited. Collections a Specialty.
Interest allowed on time deposits.
JAS. CALLERY. President
W.J.BURNS Vice President
JOHN W.TAYLOR Cashier
OUT GOODS of IW.
EVERY POUND WARRANTED PTJRS
Chartiers Creamery Co.
Warehouse and General Offices,
616 LIBERTY STREET",
PITTSBURG, PA, v
Factories throughout Western
For prices see market quotations, .
THE FREEHOLD BANK,
No. 410 Smithfield Sfc
CAPITAL. . . - . 8200,000 00.
EDWARD HOU8E, Prest.
JAMES V. SPEER. Vice Prest
mh22-95-p JOHN F. STEEL. Cashier.
De WITT DILWORTH,
Oil bought and sold on margin. de27-21-Dsu
WHITNEY & STEPHEXSOft
67 FOURTH AVENUE,
ISSUE TRAVELERS' CREDITS
MESSRS. DREXEL. MORGAN A CO
PASSPORTS PROCURED. an2S-T7S
814 PENN AVENUE, PITTSBURG, PA
As old residents know and back files of Pitts
burg papers prove, is the oldest established and
most prominent physician in the city, devoting;
special attention to all chronic diseases. From
SBST NO FEE UNTIL CURED
MCDAni IO ana mental diseases, physical
IMLn V UUo decay, nervous debility, lack ot
energy, ambition and hope, impaired mem
ory, disordered sight, self-distrust, bashf ulriess,
dizziness; sleeplessness, pimples, eruptions, lm
poverished blood, fallingpowers. organic weak
ness, dyspepsia, constipation, consumption, un
fitting the person for business, society and mar
riage, permanently, safely and privately cured.
Dl nnn AMn OlIM diseases in all
ULUUU SlIiU Omii stages. eruptions.
blotches, falling balr, bone pains, glandular
swellings, ulcerations of tongue, mouth, throat
ulcers, old sores, are cured for life, and blood
poisons thoroughly eradicated from the system.
1 1 R I M A R V fcidney and bladder derange
U II 1 1 irVn I j ments, weak back, gravel, ca
tarrhal discharges, inflammation and other
painful symptoms receive searching treatment,
prompt relief and real cures.
Dr. Whittier's life-long, extensive experience
insures scientific and reliable treatment on
common-sense principles. Consultation free.
Patients at a distance as carefully treated as If
here. Office hours 9 a. m. td 8 p. St. 8undiy,
10 A. JL to 1 P.M. only. DR. WHITTIER, 8li
Penn avenue, Pittsburg, Pa. f eS-ft-DsuW
WHAT IS MONEY WITHOUT HEALTH.
Health, Energy and Strength secured by mint
AMORASDA WAFERS. These wafers are a
gcabastexd sPECinc and the only reliable and
safe remedy for the permanent cure of Impotencr,
no matter how long standing. Nervous Neuralgia,
Headache, Nervous Prostration caused by the ml
alcohol or tobacco, Sleeplessness, Mental Depress,
ion. Softening of the Brain resulting in insanity
and leading to misery, decay and death. Prematura. .
Old Age, Barrenness, Spermatorrhea, Harnusu
Dreanu, Premature Decay of Vital Power, caused
by over exertion of the brain, self-abuse or oyer
indulgence. 73 cents per box or six boxes for
11.00, sent by mail prepaid on receipt of price.
Six boxes is the complete treatment and with
every purdhase of fix boxes at one time we wity
WRITTEN GUARANTEE TO REFUND THE MONEY!
if the wafers do not benefit or effect a permanent
cure. Prepared only by the BOSTON'MEDICAIi
INSTITUTE. For sale only by JOSEPH
FLEMING & SON, 412 Market Street. Pitts
burgh. Pa., P. 0. Box 37. to whom all .communiy
eation should be addressed.
GRAY'S' SPECIFIC MEDICINE
LOSS OF MEMORY.
Full particulars In pamphlet
sent free. The genuine Gray's
Specific sold by druggists only In
yellow wrapper. Price, fl per
package, or six for S3, or br mall
. s!rJ? A ,vT.n receipt or price, bv address
ing THE GKAT ME1JIC1NE CO.. Buffalo. M. Y
Sold In Pittsburg by 8. S. HOLLAND, corner
Smlthflcld and Liberty sts. tplI-JS
OFFICES. 908 PENN AVE
All forms of Delicate and Com
plicated Diseases requiring Con
fidential and BCLKJiTirif
Medication are treated at this Dispensary with
a success rarely attained. Dr. S. iC Lake is a
member of the Royal College of Physicians
and Surgeons, and is the oldest and most expe
rienced Specialist in the City. Special atten
tion given to Nervous Debility from excessive)
mental exertion, indiscretions of youth, etc.,
causing physical and mental decay, lack of
energy, despondency, eta; also Cancers, Old
Sores. Fits. Piles. Rheumatism, and all diseases
of the Skin. Blood- Lungs, Urinary Organs,
etc Consultation free and strictly confiden
tial. Office hours 9 to 4 and 7 to 8 p. K.; Sun
(Ury. 2 to 4 p. x. only. Call at office or address
S. K- Lake, M. D.. M. R. C. P. S or E. J.
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