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THE PITTSBURG- DISPATCH, FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 1889.
LIVE STOCK EETIEW.
Full Eeturns of the Week's Transac
tions at Liberty Yards.
CATTLE SLOW, STOCKEES ACTIVE.
Bheep and Lambs Livelier To-Day Than
for Month's Past.
HOG SUPPLT LIGHT, 1IAEKET FIRM.
Office of Pittsburg Dispatch, "
Thursdat. April 4, 18sa i
With returns all in it appears that
through receipts of cattle were about 200
head less and local receipts 260 more than
last week. Markets were blow at last week's
prices. Some dealers report a decline of 5c to
10c. Nice, tidy light cattle closed strong at
prices of a week ago.
Tbe most marked feature of the cattle mar
kets this week has heen the active demand for
stockers and feeders, of which there were not
enough to go around. Bayers were plenty from
neighboring counties. The supply of stockers,
which consisted ot 12 or 14 loads, was far below
demand. There was some complaint that tbe
quality was not quite up to tbe standard. High
grade stockers would hare found plenty of cus
tomers at outside rates. There were very few
bnncbes of prime heavy cattle in the offerings
this v eck. Butchers appear to want nothing
above 1.200 pounds.
Anything that goes above 8Jc finds slow sale
this reason. A few loads of prime cattle
weighing close to 1,400 pounds were sold at
H la The heaviest that could be traced in
this -ek's supplies weighed 1,400 pounds.
There were very few of this grade, and the
price was 4Uc. Heavy bulls are a drug in the
market. Calves were in large supply, but de
mand was unexpectedly large, and prices held
up well to rates of last week, with 4c to 4Jc
as the range.
Sheep and Lambs.
Supply was greater than demand up to to
day, t ben the markets became at once excited
owing to reports lrom Chicago, St. Louis and
Buffalo of short supply. It seems that farmers
in the West are holding back their sheep for
clipping, and live stock markets begin to feel
the eflVct in greater activity. The boom only
reached Liberty to-day. and everything was
cleaned up at an advance of 10 to 15c on yes
terday's prices. Holmes fc Laffertysold two
loads of SS-poundeia this morning at $4 35 and
a half dozen more loads would have found
readv customers at the same figures.
Saul a leading dealer: "Markets for sheep
have been lower this week at Pittsburg than
any place in the country. The excited condi
tion of markets to-day is simply due to the fact
that we have wakened up to the situation.
Prices have been a strong quarter higher in
Chicago, Buffalo and St. Louis all the week
than here until to-day."
Markets are 5 to 10c stronger to-day than yes
terday. The run has been light all the week,
and everything sold as fast as it appeared. The
price of tops in Chicago to-day is S4 90. At
Liberty S5 25 is the outside figure. Yesterday
nothing brought over So 15.
In general cattle markets are about a fair
stand off to those of last week, which were an
improvement on markets for a nnmber of
weeks previous. Sheep and hogs are much
more active at an advance in prices.
Follow ing are full returns of transactions at
East Libery Yards for the week:
CATTLE. HOGS. SHEEP
Thursday 920 40 6S 2,090
Frldav 4 10 5,23 530
Saturday. 3t0 1G0 1,800 3,190
Minday 330 J. HO 5,150 3,080
Slondav 33) 60 1,575 Z$
Tuesday 40 30 1,175 I.4M
Wednesday 20 20 1,860 060
Total 2,580 1,660 20,510 12,210
Lastweek 2.800 1,400 18.SB 11,200
Thursday .... 3 1,002
Friday 23 J.4S8 259
baturday. 15 431 76
Monday- 1,292 4,028 4,576
Tuesday 2S7 1,140 1,1171
ednesdar. .... 26 701 505
Total. 1,6(6 6,790 -W7,-H9
Last week. ........I .... 1,392 8.822 3,459
New York Beeves No receipts; no trad
ing in cattle; steady for dressed beef at 5c
per pound for common to extra sides, with
the general sales at 5S6c: exports to-day
370 beeves and 1,120 quarters of beef; to-day's
Liverpool cable quotes American refrigerator
beef unchanged at scant 8 cents per pound.
Sheep Receipts 3,300 head; firm for sheep;
easier for yearlings; stead v for spring lambs;
unshorn sheep sold at S56 per 100 pounds:
clipped do at S44 S5;unhnrn yearlings at SG 50
7 50; clipped do at S3 256 25; spring lambs at
3 oO6 50 each; no poor norfancy spring lambs
in market. Hogs Receipts 3,075 head; all for
slaughterers direct; no trading in live hogs;
nominal value, 5 205 50.
Kansas City Cattle Receipts. 2,247 head,
shipments, 1,479 head; market strong and
active on all classes; dressed beef and shipping
steers 10c higher; cows active and 10c higher;
stockers and feeding steers strong and active;
good to choice cornfed, $1 104 35; common to
medium, S2 703 90: stockers and feeding steers,
$1 603 40; cows. $1 G02 75. Hogs Receipts,
6,615 head; shipments. 2,162 head; market opened
steady and closed strong, with values about
2&i c higher; good to choice. $4 524 57; corn
men to medium. $4 0004 47JC Sheep Re
ceipts, 2,011 head; shipments, l.Tol head; market
steadv; good to choice muttons. $4 004 35:
common to medium, clipped. $2 403 75.
ST.Lotris Cattle Receipts. 800 head; ship
ments, 300 head; choice heavy native steers,'
3 S04 40; fair to good do, S3 003 90; stockers
and feeders, fair to good. S2 002 95: rangers,
corn-fed. $2 7063 50: grass-fed. $1 902 8a
Hogs Receipts. 4,400 head; shipments. 1,300
head; market steadv; choice heavy and butch
ers' selections, S4 754 85: packing, medium to
prime. H C04 75; light grades, ordinary to
best, S4 65g4 80. Sheep Receipts, 600 head;
shipments, none; market strong; fair to
choice, J3 00Q5 10.
Chicago The Covers' Journal reports:
Cattle Receipts. 11,000 head: shipments, 6.000
head: market strong and active; beeves, S4 30
4 65: steers, S3 204 10: stockers and feeders.
$2 403 50; cows, bulls and mixed. 51 603 30;
Texas cattle, J2 253 6a Hogs Receipts. 15,
000 head; shipments. 7,500 head: market slow,
5c lower; mixed. S4 654 95: light, 70:5 95;
skips. S3 504 5U Sheep Receipts, 3,500 head;
shipments, 1,500 head; market strong; natives,
$3 90a5 50: Western cornfed. S4 505 20; Tex
ane, S3 0034 50; lambs, S5 O06 4a
Buffalo Cattle firm; receipts. 1,000 head
through; 60 head sale; good, S3 2503 9a Sheep
and lambs firm; receipts, 400 head through:
4,000 head sale: sheep, good, $5 265 '0;
lambs, good, S6 436 75. Hogs strong and a
shade higher; receipts 6,000 head through:
L6C0 head sale; mediums and Yorkers. S5 20.
CrjfCDfNATT Hogs in good demand and
steady at S4 00g4 85: packing and butchers',
J4 70SJ4 95; receipts, 2,020 head; shipments.
There was no material change in the market
during the past week. Although sales were
slow, there was more inquiry. The tendency
was in the direction of higher prices.
PIG Iron Neutral Gray forge, S14 50.
cash; wtite and mottled, 114 0U14 50. cash;
all ore mill. $15 75CT6 Oa cash; No. 1 foundry,
S17 2517 5a cash; No. 2 foundry, SiB 00, cash;
No. 2 charcoal foundrv. S21 0021 5a cash:
cold blast charcoal, S25 0028 00, cash; Bessemer
iron. $18 7517 00. cash.
Febbo-Maxoanese Eighty per cent. $55 00
56 00: speigel-eisen, S2S 0o28 50 for 20 per cent
MAITCJFACTTJBED Ibon Bars, $1 751 sa 60
-days, 2 per cent off: skelp, grooved, SI 801 85;
shewed. SI 95200i
MUCK BAB 527 7o is the extreme.
Billets Bessemer steel, $28 50 cash; nail
slabs S27 7528 00; domestic bloom and rail
ends.' $19 0019 50.
NAILS Cariots 12d to 40d, $185, 60 days; 2
per cent off for cash.
Wrought Ibo Pipe Discounts on steam,
gas and water pipe: black. to l-inch, 55 per
cent, IK to 12 inches, 671& galvanized, to
lK-inch, 47K per cent; IK to 12 inches, 55 per
cent; oil well casing, 60 per cent: 5-inch cas
ing, 37W per net foot; 2-inch tubing, 13c: boiler
tubes, (ajj, and oil well casing, 60 per cent off
Merchant Steel Tool, SKc; crucible
spring, 4)fc; crucible machinery. 5c; open
hearth machinery. 2?c
Rail Fastenings Spikes, 2.20c per pound,
30 days;splice bars. 1.8001.85c per pound; square
nut track bolts. 2.752.S5c and hexagon nut.2.90
Z.95c, t o. b. Pittsburg.
Old Rails American tees, $24 0024 60;
steel do. g 50 for short, $19 60forlong.
Steel Rails Heavy sections. $2829 cash.
Scrap Iron No.1 wrought, $212125pernet
ton; cast scrap, S15 50016: wrought turnings. $13
alVPiil08 borings. $1218, gross: car axles,
$25 0025 60, net; oldcw wheels, $19 0019 50
SToss; rail ends, $1 6020 00; -bloom do, $19 60,
.JSS.?1' n0Ted sizes, 65, cash;
sheered, $1 sa
MABKETS BY WIRE.
Wheat Takes a Tumble, the May Option
Leading tbe Procession Operator
Pnzzled Corn and Oats
Stronger Hog Prod
CHICAGO Whatever the opinion as to the
future market there was one thing certain to
day, and that was somebody was selling wheat
very freely. Trading was quite active and the
leeling unsettled. Prices, although reaching a
higher range early, finally went down with a
rush. May wheat opened firm, and soon sold
at figures nearly 4c above yesterday's closing,
then started off, declining rapidly and reached
a figure 6Jc below top prices paid early, and
closed about 2Jc lower than yesterday.
It is impossible to give any reasons for these
sharp changes other than manipulation and the
changing of views of speculators on the pos
sible doings of some of the large traders. Con
siderable interest is manifested in May, and
the trading evidently puzzled operators more
than ever. July opened firm and advanced c,
then declined under rather steady offerings to
sell, and prices receded IJfc, ruled steady and
closed about c lower than yesterday.
" Corn ruled rather quiet most ot the session,
though there were periods of temoorary activ
ity. The prevailing feeling was one of firm
ness. The market opened at yesterday's clos
ing prices, was steady for a time, then became
easier, declining HC recovered, ruled
steady and closed a shade higher than yester
day. A firmer feeling developed in oats, and a
large business transpired. There was less pres
sure to sell, and tbe buying by several large
houses caused an advance of ic A slight re
cession followed the appreciation, but tbe
close was quiet at nearly the Bame as yesterday.
Less business was transacted in mess pork
than for several days past. Opening sales were
madeat57c decline, and a further reduc
tion of 5c was submitted to. Later the feeling
was steadier, and prices rallied 1517c but
not fully supported to the close.
Very little was doing in lard. Prices were
without material change.
A comparatively light trade was reported in
short ribs, and the market was easier, prices
about 2c lower, closing quiet.
The leading rutures ranged as follows:
Wheat No. 2 May. 7J9S9393Kc:
June. 9JJ693JiS9j4'U0c: July. 8f6S7K85K
Coks No. 2 Aiav, 35c; June, 35 36c; July,
Oats No. 2 May,
Jnlv. S12 300)12 45012 27fcTS)12 27K.
LARD, per 100 fts. May. S6 97;fiJ7 00; June,
S7 007 02k': July. sj 02K7 107 02$? WK.
SHOBT Ribs, per 100 tts. May. SB u
6 206 156 20; June,
$6 2066 258 206 25;
juiy to ziKBro 4Z5;
Cash quotations were as follows: Klonr nomi
nally unchanged; No. 2 spring wheat, 92
92J4c; No. 3 spring wheat, 80c; No. 2 red, 92
92a No. 2 corn. 35c N 0. 2 oats, 24c No.
2 rye, 13c. No. 2 barley, nominal. No. 1 flax
seed. $1 52. Prime timothy seed. $1 3SQ1 35.
Messpork. per barrel, $12 20012 25. Lard, per
lOOlbs. S6 95g6 97K. Short ribs sides (loose).
$6 156 2a Dry salted shoulders (boxed). S5 60
5 75. Short clear sides (boxed), $6 50B 62K.
Sugars Cut loaf, 8JJg9c; granulated, 8Kc;
standard "A," 7Kc. Receipts Flonr, 11,000 bar
rels; wneat, a.wu onsneis: corn, ioj,uuu
bushels: oats. 117,000 bushels: rye, none; barley,
26,000 bushels. Shipments Flour. 4,000 bar
rels; wheat, 64.000 bushels; com. 101,000 bushels:
oats, 21,000 bushels; rye, none; barley, 33,000
On the Produce Exchange to-day tbe butter
market was firmer; fancy creamery, 2425c;
choice to fine, 2123c;fine dairy, 2021c;good
to choice, 1820c Eggs quiet at 10Kc
New York Flour dull, weak and un
changed. Wheat Spot unsettled andKc
lower: options Kc lower. Barley dull. Bar
ley malt quiet. Corn Spot firm and Vc higher;
options liic higher and dull. OatsSpot
dull andJV&Kc lower: options dull and yto
higher. Hay steady and quiet. Hops steady
and quiet. Coffee Options opened firm at
152Q points up, closed firm at 3040 points
above vesterday; better cables; fair business;
sales, 64.250 bags, including April, 15.9516.15c;
Mav, 16.10ia30c: June. 16.20ia45c: July,
16.3Sia45c: August. 16 50ia65c; September,
ia6016.85c; October, ia7016.75c; November,
ia7016.80c: December and January, ia75
iaS5c; February. 16.80ia90c; spot Rio quiet;
fair cargoes at lSKc Sugar Raw firm; fair
demand; sales, 2,706 bags; centrifugals, 96 test,
6K6Kc; 300 hogsheads molasses sugar. 87 test,
5Vic: 1& hogsheads muscovado, 83 test, 5Kc: re
fined dull. Molasses Foreign and New Or
leans quiet. Rice quiet and steady. Cotton
seed oil quiet. Tallow firm; city. 4i. Rosin
quiet and steadv. Turpentine held firra'y at
46c Eges quiet and weaken Western, lOgllKc;
receipts, 9,419 packages. Pork steady. Cut
meats slow; pickled bellies, 6K7Kc: jickled
bams. 9K10c; pickled shoulders, 5K5Xc;
middles, quiet; short clear, $6 9a Lard quiet
and firmer; Western steam, $7 30; ctty, So 75;
April, $7 27. closing at $7 32; June. $7 34, July,
$7 35, closing at SI 36; August, $7 38; Septem
ber, $7 4a Butter in good demand; firm for
fresh; Western dairy, ll17c: do creamery,
1625c; Elgin, 26c Cheese quiet and easy;
St. Louis Flour quiet and unchanged.
Wheat lower. The opening was firm, but
sharp declines in all other markets, together
with tbe fine weather, soon brought out a
weaker feeling. There was pressure to sell May
that broke it 254c, though it closed with buyers
atc recovery from tbe bottom. June was also
very wek, and closed lc Idwer.whlle the new
crop options were better sustained, as shorts
bought freely. The close, however, was weak,
with July c and August o lower. No. 2 red,
cash. 91KO asked: May, 9093Jc, closed 91KC
bid; June, 8687c closed t5c bid: Julv. 79K
480c closed 79c asked; August, 7778Kc,
closed 77c bid. Corn easy; No. 2 mixed, cash,
30c;May, 30M30Jic closed S0c asked: Julv,
323632KC, closed 33Kc bid. Oats weak; No. 2,
26c; Mav, 26Kc asked. Rye No. 2, 4445c
Flaxseed quotable at $1 45. Provisions dull.
Cincinnati Flour heavy. Wheat dull and
lower; No. 2 red, 89c: receipts, 1,500 bushels;
shipments, 100 bushels. Corn firmer: No. 2
mixed, 35c Oats steady; No. Ti mixed, 26c
Rvein fair demand; No. 2, 48c Pork steadv
at $12 75. Lard easier at 6.85. Bulkmeats and
bacon easier. Butter firm and higher: fancy
Elgin creamery, 272Sc; choice dairy roll, 16
17c Sugar firm. Eggs in good demand. Cheese
Milwaukee Flour steady. Wheat weak;
cash, 85Vc; May, 86J4c;July, 85Jc Corn firm;
No. 3,32K33c Oats firm; No. 2 white. 2S
28Kc Rye steady: No. 1, 45c Barley in "good
demand; No. 2, 55c Provisions firm. Pork,
$12 2a Lard, $6 9a Cheese steady; Cheddars.
Philadelphia Flour Dull and weak.
Wheat Cariots firm but quiet; No. 2 red, for
both spot and future delivery, was nominally
c. higher. Corn strong and higher. Oats
Spot quiet: futures dull but steady.
Baltimore Provisions steady. Butter,
about steady; western packea, 1819c: cream
ery, 25c Eggs, easy at 10Kc Coffee quiet;
Rio fair, 18ilS4c
Toledo Cloverseed active and steady; cash
$4 80; April, S4 70; receipts, 31 bags; shipments,
New Yore, April 4. Trade was fair with
johbers toJday in dryrods. There are but few
Western buyers now in tl e market, but a good
miny from nearby sections. Demand con
tinues conservative and business not as good as
desired. Agents are doing a more moderate
business There is no speculative demand for
cotton goods, but supplies are in good shape
and prices are unchanged.
St. Louis Receipts are extremelylight, and
a few small lots of new clip coming forward
have not been sufficient to give any indication
of opening prices.
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NPMERY HILL LOTS.
Removal of Bodies From the Ceme
tery a Good Financial Stroke.
SCARCITY OF BUSINESS HOUSES.
Some Points on PittsDurg Bank Buildings,
Past, Present and to Come.
DINGER OF A DISASTROUS LANDSLIDE
There is a good demand for lots in fhe
Kennedy plan on Nunnery Hill, Allegheny
City, since it has become a certainty that
the bodies in the adjacent cemetery will be
removed. This work is now in progress.
The removal is to a new cemetery on the
Ferrysville road. One of these lots, No. 83,
was sold yesterday by "W. A. Herron &
Sons for $750. They are well located, and the
probability is that they will all he taken in a
The fact that there is not a vacant business
house in the central part of the city is a re
liable indication that there is money in trade,
and that fears of depression entertained by the
growlers are without substantial foundation.
It is not often that there is a scarcity of busi
ness houses in a city the size of Pittsburg; and
it would not'prevail here if capitalists were
awake to their interests. Trade would rapidly
expand if there were places in which to accom
modate it Within the past month several
gentlemen desirous of going into business here
were compelled to abandon tbe project on ac
count of their inability to secure houses. The
widening of Diamond street would go far
toward removing this pressure. It would soon
become one of the principal business thorough
fares of tbe city.
Pittsburg bank buildings are noted more for
sol&ity than architectural display, and yet
some' of them present a very attractive appear
ance. The, Dollar Savings Bank, the Bank of
Pittsburg, the Exchange National Bank and
the Farmers' Deposit Bank are good examples
of tbe various styles of architecture which they
represent, being more or less of the composite
order, the Corinthian, the Doric and the Gothic
predominating. Within a year three more ele
gant bank buildings will be added to the list
those of the National Bank of Commerce, the
German National and the Keystone Bank.
They will embody many new ideas in archi
tecture, and be, perhaps, the most elegant
structures of the kind in the city. Improve
ment in this direction is not only gratifying to
local pride, but it is an evidence that the bang
ing business is in the high tide of prosperity.
The building in the triangle, between Fifth
avenue, Market and Liberty, occupied by M r.
Patterson, the florist, was, along in the forties,
leased to Mr. Kaln, the Penn avenue batter,
for a term of years at an annual rental of $225,
and the landlord was very glad to get a good
tenant at those figures. The rent along that
square is now measured by thousands instead
Buildings on the hill along the Pennsylvania
Railroad, between Union station and Law
renceville, are in danger. The hill has been
dug away so much as to leave them very little
solid ground to rest upon. The hill is almost
perpendicular in. some places, and at others
has a 50 or 60 degree slope. A heavy rain
such as may be expected in the spring might
cause a landslide and precipitate a score of
buildings thus situated to the bottom, causing
great loss of life. To be forewarned is to be
Tbe Subject of improving the condition of
the highways of the country, and especially of
the country roads, says JSradslreel't, is attract
ing a degree of attention which the most en
thusiastic agitators of the question havehardly
dared to expect. In Pennsylvania very Intelli
gent work has been done, and a number of bills
are now before the Legislature for considera
tion. It seems reasonable to conclude that be
fore the subject is allowed to pass out of public
attention some important steps- will have been
taken in the direction of improving the coun
try's road system.
And Takes a Fresh Start in the Upward
Westinghouse Electric was stronger and
fairly active yesterday, being helped by a con
siderable number of buying orders, only a
small part of which were placed. The advance
was generally accepted as a natural reaction
from the previous day's depression, as there
was no change in the condition of tbe company.
The report of tbe existence of a pool to buy
tbe stock at 56 or under was denied, besides
being disproved by daily transactions on
'Change. Philadelphia Gas was strong and
dull, transactions being nil. Switch about held
its own. It seems to havo temporarily dropped
out of the speculative' market. Tractions were
about steady. La Nona was firm at $2 on a re
port that tbe mill had begun operations. Total
sales at both calls were 580 shares. Bids and
Metropolitan Nat. Bk. .
German Insurance.... ..
Chartlers Val. Gas Co.
Wheeling Gas C
Washington Oil Co....
Pleasant Valley K-K... :
Pitts. Junc'K. K. Co.. .
N. Y.i C.Gas Coal Co. .,
I.a.Norla Mining Co...
bilverton Mining Co...
U. Switch ASbtnalCo.
Wcstlng'seAlrB. Co.. .,
Westlug'se B. Co. 11m.
Consignee Mining Co.. .,
. Asked. Bid. Asked.
... , 35
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15. 2 IK 2
FX S!H "fix "57
23 i3X 24
Sales of the morning call comprised 5 shares
of Chartlers Gas at 50& 185 Electric at 56J4. 25 at
56Vf . 25 at 57. 75 at 67& 10 at Si, 10 Switch and
Signal at 23 and 40 Airbrake at 121.
1 the afternoon 100 shares of Pittsburg Trac
tion sold at 49K, and 5 Switch and Signal at
23Ji. After call 100 shares of La Norla went
Robinson Bros, sold $25,000 McKeesport and
Bellevernon sixes at $105 and Interest.
The total sales of stocks at New York yes
terdav were 227,752 shares, including: Atch-
em. 8.495: Erie, 3.400: Lake Shore, 4.750; Louis
I ville and Nashville, 3,600: Missouri Pacific, 26,-
190; Kortnwestern, ,o; i-toixnern I'acmc pre
ferred. 5,655; Oregon Transcontinental, 4,150;
Reading, 28,000; Richmond and West Point,
8,180: St. Paul. 9,310; Union Pacific, 6,450; West
ern Union, 3,86a
ABOUT THE SAME.
Business at tho Banks Moving Alone Easily
There was a fair amount of business trans
acted at the banks yesterday, but the dealings
were barren of .features of special interest.
The supply of money awaiting employment Is
large, although the amount has been consider
ably reduced within the past week or two.
Rates on loans were steady, at former quota,
tions. Counter business was of the usual di
mensions. The exchanges were $1,768,703 89,
and the balances $36a994 9a The change In the
weather bad a depressing effect.
Money on call at New York yesterday was easy
at 3 to' 5 per cent. Last loan 3, closed offered
at 2. Prime mercantile paper, 4X6K. Sterling
exchange dull but firm at $4 8t for 60-day
hills, and $4 8SJ for demand.
Closing quotations In New York furnished
Thje Dispatch by Robinson Bros., Wood
street. Local dealers charge a commission of
an eighth on small lots:
TJ.S. 4s. reg 108 (310SH
U. 8. 4)s, coups 103 MU
U.S. 4s. rcg 128Kai28S
U. S. 4s, coups.... 128H13
Currency, epercent. 1895 reg . ISO
Currency, 6 per cent. 1898 reg. r......ii$
Currency, epercent, 1897 reg vX
Currency, 6 per cent, lb98reg... 130
Currency, B per cent, 1899 reg.. 132
New York Clearings, $124,415,434; balances,
PHttAfiEXPHlA Clearings, $11,522,321; haU
ances. $1,209,058. .
Baltimore Clearings, $2,025,962; balances,
Chicago Money unchanged. Bank clear
Paris Three per cent rentes, 85f ; 27J$e for
the account. The weekly statement of thn
Bank of France shows an increase of 11,800,000
franc? gold and L 675,000 francs silver.
London The amount of bullion gone into
the Bank of England on balance to-day. is
171,000. The bullion In the Bank of England
decreased 51,000 during the past week. The
proportion of the Bank of -England's reserve to
liability is now 39.10 per cent.
St. "Louis Clearings, $2,863,841; balances,
A COLD WAVE
Strikes the Oil Market and Makes an Im
t pression on Prices.
As anticipated the oil market sold off yester
day, and It was thought the bottom bad not
heen reached. It opened at 91 and soon- de
clined to 90. It then reacted to 91K. About
an hour before tbe close It was struck by a cold
wave and tbe price shrunk to 90Ji, which was
the final quotation a decline of 1 from the
opening. There was plenty of oil to go round.
Carrying was 10 cents to flat. Trading was
moderate. Opinion as to whether the market
would move up or down was about equally di
vided. There was talk of 60 cents by some of
the bears. ,,
A. B. McGrew fe Co. quote: Puts, 89c;
The following taoie, corrected oyUeTVltt 1)11
worth, broker In petroleum, etc.. corner Fifth
avenue and Wood street, Pittsburg, chows the
order of fluctuations, -etc :
Time. Bid. Ask. Time. Bid. Ask.
Opened OIK Sales 12:45 p. K.... tl 91
10:15A. M.. WH SIX lrfP. M... 90H 9Ni
10:30 a. M.... 9?s 91 H 1:15 P. M.. 80 9Uh
10:45A. M.... 911 91 h 1:30 P. M.... VBH 90
ll:O0A. X.... 9I)t 91 V( 1:45 P. M.... 90V 90
11:15A. M.... 91X 91M 2:00 P. II.... 90 91
11:A. M.. 91) fll! 1:15 P. It.... 90Si 91
11:45A. it.... ilii 9L4 2:30 P. 11.... 90ft 90
12:00 M 91)4 01H 2:45 P. M.... Wi WH
12:25 r. k.. 90 91 Closed DOM ....
12:30 P. M.. 91 81K '
Opened. 91Kc; highest. SIHe: lowest. W!4e:
Dally runs .'. , 47,680
Average runs 49,177
Dally shipments 71,340
Average shipments.. .. 88,613
Dallr charters - 54.682.
Averaee charters .- 30,964
Clearances ,..,. .2,232, 000
New York closed at SOJjc
Oil City closea at 9)r.
Uradrora closea at 90c
Hew Xork. rettned. 1c
London, renned, SM'l-
Antwerp, renned, lt!&
Other OH Markets.
On, Cttt, April 4. National transit cer
tificates opened at 91c; highest, 91Kc; lowest,
90c; dosed. 90Jc a n
Bradford, April 4. National transit cer
tificates opened at91c; closed at 90Kc; highest,
Titus-sille. April 4. National transit cer
tificates opened at 915c: highest, 915c; lowest,
Wtfi: closed, 90Jc
New Yore. April 4. Petroleum opened
steady at 9IJic but after the first sales became
beavy and declined to 90c closing weak at
eoc Sales, 619,000 barrels.
AT A BIG PIUTJEE.
Sale of a Block of Property Near Shadyslde
Vf. A. Herron & Sons sold lot No. 40 on the
Ruch plan. Eleventh ward, Pittsburg, 22x100,
for $300. The same firm consummated tbe sale
of a block of property near Shadyslde station,
on Ellsworth avenue, for the sum of $22,000.
Reed B. Coyle & Co., 131 Fourths venue, sold
for the Freehold Bank to Frank H. Speer, 11
lots at Homewood station, Pennsylvania Rail
road, fronting together 275 feet on Kelley
street by 135 feet in depth, for about $5,600. Mr.
Speer will commence building in the near
Alles t Bailey, 164 Fourth avenue, sold two
mortgages, one for $400 at 6 per cent for three
years, at Perrysville, and one of $300 at 6 per
cent for three years, on Thirteenth ward prop
erty. Black 4 Baird.No. 95 Fourth avenue, bought
for the Central Traction Company Nos. 38 and
88 Tunnel street, near Wylle avenue, consisting
of four brick dwellings, with lot 40x140 feet, for
Samuel W. Black & Co., 99 Fourth avenue,
sold to John Fay, for $700, three lots, each 25x148
feeton the west side of Melwood avenue, in
the Denny plan of lots. Thirteenth ward.
Mellon Bros, sold to Mary E. Laird a seven
room residence, with lot 15 and one-half of 16
In Mellon's plan of Beatty lots, having a front
age in all of 36K feet on Hays street, for $3,S0a
Causes a Feeling of Hesitancy In the Stock
Market A Rally and Advances All
Alone the, Line Bonds
More Active. . .
New York. April 1 The stock market 'to
day, after some hesitation in the forenoon, be
came more active and -decidedly strong, and
advances were scored all over the list, everv-
thing sharing in the improvement. The result
of tbe day s trading is to leave almost every
thing materially higher than la3t evening. Tbe
feeling this morning was generally in favor of
an advance, but the views of President Roberts
reported from Pittsburg, created a feeltng-of
hesitancy, and the buying in tbe market did
not assume large proportions until later in the
day, when the interview with Mr. Sage and his
confident utterances about Missouri Pacific
were published, and notwithstanding that he
denied that Mr. Qould was seeking an entrance
into tbe Atchison directory the street attri
buted tho rise in Missouri Pacific nd that
stock to purchases for Gould account.
The news of the day was not of a character
specially to affect values, but the announce
ment that Mr. Walker had arrived at his office
In Chicago and would soon begin work bad a
favorable influence. Missouri Pacific, Atchi
son, Burlington and Reading absorbed most of
tbe interest in the dealings, but the other
Grangers and Coalers were not neglected, es
pecially in the latter portion of the day. The
weak feature was Chicago Gas. which declined
about a point in the face of the strength shown
by the rest of the list. The opening was quiet
and somewhat irregular; but generally from
H to per cent higher than last evening's
quotations, while Northern Pacific preferred
was exceptional with a rise of- f per cent.
The buying of Missouri Pacific began soon
after the opening, and it got up nearly a point
before the pressure upon th4 rest of the list
affected it, but everything else except Atchi
son fell to a sbaoe below tbe opening prices.
The gain in Missouri Pacific was finally lost,
after which the market remained quiet, al
though tbe list began to move up again im
mediately and before noon Missouri Pacific
had touched 70, a gam of 1 per cent, which
proved to be its best price for the day. After
12 o'clock a general upward movement was in
augurated which gathered strength as tbe day
wore along and the market behaved more like
a genuine bull market than at any previous
time this year. Before delivery hour the
highest prices of the day generally weio
reached and Jhe Grangers were specially con
spicuous and St. Paul rose a point. Atchison
tnok the lead in the last hour and rose -sharply.
The market closed quiet but firm generally at
about tbe best prices of the day.
Railroad bonds were a little more active, and.
In sympathy with the improved feeling In
shares, were more decidedly strong. There was
very lltfle jspecial feature to the dealings, 'but
Reading first Incomes were active, and con
tributed $103,000 to the day's total of $1,487,000,
while Texas Pacific issues were remarkably
strong. The Denver assented bonds were dull
to-day. and sluezisb. Tbe principal advances
were Ohio and Mississippi consols sinking fund
IK to 117K, and Great Western seconds receipts
2 to 92.
The following table snows tho prices of active
stocks on the New York Stock Exchange.
Corrected dally for The Dispatch by Whit
ney t Stephenson, members of New York
Stock Exchange, 57 Fourth avenue:
Hljrti- row- lnsr
In c. est.' est. JMds.
Am. Cotton Oil 57!4 56'i
AtCh., Top. S3. F....-42S4 44 42 43j
Canada Southern 62 S2K stx 5i
Central tr .New Jersey. 95 96 85 955?
Chesapeake Ohio ... 16K 18S4 UU 6)i
C. Bar. & Qalncy..... 915f S3 91 92
C., Mil. & St. Paul.... MX eiU 62J4 63)4
V., Mil. 4 St. P., pr....ioi 102 101 1011
C, KoctLAP 90 91M 90K 91K
C fit. L. & Pitts I6H
C., St. L. & Pitts, pt. StH 37 36 37M
C, Bt. P..M.0 S2 32Sf 32 32X
C, Ht-P-M. 4 0.. pr. 93 MH 93 94K
C. & Northwestern.. ..104 105 va mil
C& .Northwestern, pt mx
C C. C.41 -70)i 10 iqu 70H
Col. Coal & Iron..-.. 28 29U 28 2SH
Col. & Hocking Val .. 24 .. .... 238
Del., h. &W I35M 136 135 135
Del. & Hudson 132) 133 lEk 133
Denver KloO 1X KX 1BX 16
Denver 4 Rio U., pr... 41J 44X 44 44H
E.T., Va.4Ga .... 9
E.T.,Va. 4Ga.. lstpf 67
Illinois Central 110J1 VOX 110)4 110
Lake Erie 4 Western 17H
Lake Erie 4 West. pr.. sex KK te4 KH
Lake Shore & M. S 101JJ 10 loifi 101 K
Louisville & Nashville. 61X- 2H 61? 62
Michigan Central .. ss
Mobile Ohio 10
Mo., K.4Texas 12K 12V 12 12)4
Missouri Pacific. 68 70 esi 69
New York Central. 10714
N. It.. L. E. 4 W 2J 28 VX 27?
n. ., a -4 st. i, , :; nx
X. "r., C & St, L. pf. 68
N.Y., C-48t.L.2dnf KX
N. Y4. E 42 43X 42M 43!?
u. y.,o. 4W -. !T .. ie
Norfolk 4 Western, pf 50 50 to CO
Northern Pacific 26 a( M 26
Nortnern'Paclnc prcr. 60 61l2 CO 60'i
Ohio 4 Mississippi....; 215 2ljJ 21 21W
Oregon Improvement. 45 45 44 45
Oregon Transcon S3 xju z2Jt 32V
PacifleUall SS" SUM SO 36
Peo. Dec. & Evans 24 24 24 23
Phlladel. 4 Heading.. 43 44 43 44
Pullman Palace Car...l7 179 179 179
Richmond 4 W. P. T.. 25J, 261i 15 21
Richmond 4 W.P.T.pr 79 -TSM 7 . Jj
Bt.Pata&Duiutt .' ....in.... Vm-
St. Paul 4 Dnlnth pf.
St. P., Minn. 4Man... 99
St. L. 4 San Fran 225
St. L. 4 San Fran pf.. 57
St. L. 4 San F.lst pr.
Texas Paclflo... 19
Union Pacific... 60
Wabash preferred 26
Western Union 84
Wheeling A L. E 65
Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, fur.
nlshed by Whitney 4 Stephenson, brokers. No. 57
Fourth avenue. Members New York Stock Ex
change. Bid. Asked-
Pennsylvania Itallroad MJs Wi
Reading Kallroad 22 1-18 22
Buflalo, Pittsburg and Western 11 UX
Lehigh Valley...'. r. S3 53
Lehigh Navigation 51 51M
U.Co.'sNew Jersey 225H .
Northern Pacific... 16 26
Northern Paclflo preferred 6 61
New Yoek. April 4. Mining quotations
closed: Amador, 100: Aspen, 10.25; Caledonia
B. H., 800; Consolidated California and Vir
ginia, 800; Deadwooct T., 150: El Cristo, 160;
Gould and Curry. 210: Hale and Nbrcross. 400;
Homestake, 750; Horn Silver, 140; Iron Silver,
800; Mexican, 310; Mutual, 140; Ophlr. 5.00: Sav
age, 2.45: Standard. 100; Sullivan. 150; Union
Consolidated. 300; Yellow Jacket, 3ia
LATE NEWS IN BRIEF.
The agreed tariff of rates adopted by the
Superintendents of the large express com
panies and approved by the Presidents will go
into effect April 11.
The Government of Chili has formally
signified its intention to participate in tbe
Congress of American nations to be held in
Washington this year.
R. E. J. Wlllbanks, Superintendent of
Mails In the Chicago Fostofuce, was removed
yesterday upon an order from J. L. Bell, Super
intendent of Mail Service at Washington.
A collision of two freight trains occurred
yesterday morning on the Decatur division of
the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, in which
three men were killed instantly and several
Sufficient returns from the State election
in Arkansas have been received to assure the
election of Hughes, Hemmingway and Sands,
Democratic nominees for Supreme Justices, by
from 6,000 to 7,000 majority.
There was not sufficient evidence forth
coming to warrant the return to Antwerp of
me iuu and odd musicians wno were landed
Wednesday at Castle Garden, and they were
fiermitted to shoulder their instruments and
eave the Garden yesterday.
Jacob Hornung, a New Albany, Ky.,
brewer, committed suicide last evening by
shooting himself through the head with a re
volver while sitting in his office. Financial
embarrassment was tbe canse, as be had been
hard pushed by his creditors tor some time.
Sheriff Greenlee, of Granger county, Ten
nessee, was shot and instantly killed Tuesday
night while attempting to arrest John Wolfen
barger, an escaped convict from the peniten
tiary. The people of the vioinity are greatly
excited over the killing, and news of a lynch
ing Is hourly expected.
The complete vote of the State of Rhode
Island for Governor gives Ladd, Republican,
16,952: Davis,. Democrat, 21,350: Richardson,
Prohibition, 1,511; Chace, Law Enforcement,
8.435. Davis lacks 543 of an eleotion, but has a
plurality of 4,398. For Attorney General,
Rogers, Republican, has 21,011; Slocum, Demo
crat, 21,816: scattering 27 giving Slocum a ma
jority of 778.
The Secretary of State has been informed
by the United States charge ad interim at St.
Petersburg that due action has been taken, at
the request of tbis Government, for the libera
tion of Herman Kempinski, the American citi
zen arrested on December 24 last. In Poland, on
a charge of having eyaded military duty in
Russia, of which country he was a native.
There are features, in this case that make it
probable that a favorable answer may soon be
returned by the Russian Government.
D.urlng the last two days South Dakota and
Minnesota have been swept by a series of wind
storms which have caused hundreds of thou
sands of dollars damages to property, and sev
eral lives have been lost. The storm started
Monday night, and swept over a large area
south of tbe Northern Pacific road in Dakota,
and extending into the southern tiers of coun
ties in Minnesota. The greatest damage has
not been caused by the wind alone, but In
many places fires, fanned into fury by the
storms, have wiped out of existence several
villages and hundreds of farmers' houses.
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Biliousness, Dyspepsia, Indiges
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Positively eared by
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their effect Is lasting; the fact is they have no
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at all druggists, or mailed for price. Prepared
by an old apothecary, Five bottles $L
The HOP PILL CO., New London, CI.
Hop Ointment cures and makes chapped;
rough, red skin soft and clear. 25 and 60c
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service between New York. South
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Regular service: Everv Thursday from New
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and Hamburg. Through tickets to London and
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Apply to the General office. No. 37 Broad wa v. New
York. K. J. CORTIS, Manager; C. B. K1CHAKD
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Express Steamer Service twice a week from
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Jirst Cabin, Winter rates, from 875 upward.
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Gallia, Apr. 10, lP3IServia, Apr. 20, 9 A M
Cabin .passage. S60, (30 and J100; Intermediate,
33. Steerage tickets to and from all parts of
Europe at very low rates.
VEHNON H. BKOWN 4 CO., General Agents,
4 Howling Green, New York. .
J. J. JICCORMIOK. Agent.
Fourth ave. and Smithfleld St., Pittsburg.
To Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin
FROM NEW YORK EVERY THURSDAY.
Cabin passage J33 and S50. according to location
of stateroom. Excursion f65 to S90.
Steerage to and from Europe at Lowest Rates.
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Passenger Accommodations Unexcelled.
Prepaid Intermediate, $30. Steerage, $19.
Passengers by this route are saved the ex
pense and inconvenience attending transfer to
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Saloon passage, 60 to ilOO; second-class, 30.
Steamers' every Saturday from New York to
GLASGOW and LONDONDERRY.
Cabin passage to Glasgow, Londonderry, Liver-
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Saloon excursion tickets at reduced rates.
Travelers' circular letters of credit and drafts
for any amount leaned at lowest current rates.
For books of tours, tickets or further Informa
tion , Apply to HENDERSON BROTHERS, N. Y., or
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BEHPLK, Jr., US Federal St., AUeabenv.
Growing Activity in Butter,
and Cheese Markets.
PRODUCE SUPPLY ABOVE DEMAND.
Wheat Turns Upward, Good Hay and Oats
- Scarce and Firm.
SDGAE 'ADVANCED, COFFEE QUIET
OFFICE. OF THE FTTTSBUEO DISPATCH, (
THUBSDAT, April 4. 1889. S
Country Prodnce Jobbing Prices
Butter, eggs and cheese show greater activity
and firmness than for some weeks past. Tbe
first sign of Lent which cheese markets have
given appeir in the past day or two in the in
creased demand. A leading jobber reports re
ceipts of 70 tubs of Ohio creamery butter this
morning, and not a tub was left soon after
noon. General produce is still in the dumps.
Farmers grow firmer in their demands, but
commission men cannot see it The trouble is
more stuff is offered than wanted, and the
producer cannot maintain his firmness. Tbe
nearness of new vegetables depresses markets
more and more. It is bard to find a produce
commission merchant who Is not blue over the
outlook of trade.
BUTTER Creamery, Elgin, 28c; Ohio do,
2526c; fresh dairy packed, 2021cj country
rolls. 2023c; Chartlers Creamery Co. butter,
Beaus Choice medium, SI 90: choice peas,
Beeswax 2325c ft forchoice; lowgrade,
ClDEE Sand refined. $6 507 60; common,
$3 504 00; crab cider, $8 008 GO 1 barrel;
cider vinegar, 1012o $ gallon.
CHEESE Ohio cheese, fall make, 1212c;
New York, fall make, 1213c: Llmburger,
lie; domestic Sweitzer cheese, HK12Kc
Dried Peas SI 451 60 & bushel; split do,
23i3Hc V ft-
EGOS HK12c S3 dozen for strictly fresh.
Fruits Apples, SI 001 oOI barrel; evap
orated raspberries. 25c ?) ft; cranberries, $3 00
9a harre!; 2 iOSOQ SO ner bushel.
FEATHERSExtra live geese, 50(g60c; No. 1
da, 40t345c; mixed lots, 3035c f? ft.
HOMlirr S2 652 75 B barrel. .
Honey New crop, 1617c; buckwheat, 13
Potatoes Potatoes, S035c fl bushel; S2 50
2 75 for Southern sweets; S3 253 GO for Jer
Poultry Live chickens, 90e W pair;
dressed chickens, 1315c 1 pound; turkeys, 18
20c, dressed, fi pound; ducks, live, S085c J!
pair; dressed, ljllc ty pound; geese, 1015o
Seeds Clover, choice, 62 fts to bushel, 6 ft
bushel; clover, large English. 62 fts, SS 2a;
clover, Alslke, S8 GO; clover, white, $9 00; timo
thy, choice. 45 fts, SI 85; blue grass, extra clean,
14 fts, SI 00; blue grass, fancy, 14 fts, SI 20:
orchard grass, 14 fts, S2 00; red top, 14 fts, $1 00:
millet, 60 fts, SI 25; German millet, 60 fts, $2 00;
Hungarian grass. 48 fts, S2 00; lawn grass, mix
ture of fine grasses, 25c per ft.
Tailow Country, 45c; city rendered,
Tbopicai. Fruits Lemons, -fanes; $3 50
4 00 box; common lemons, S2 75 Jt box; Mes
sina oranges, S3 0004 00$ box; Florida oranges.
S4 G05 00 $) box; Valencia oranges, f ancv, $5 50
6 00 $ case: Malaga grapes, $9 0010 00 $
per keg; bananas, $2 GO firsts: SI 60, good
seconds, fl bunch: cocoanuts, $4 004 GO ?
hundred: new figs, 1214c $ pound; dates, 5K
6c fl pouiM.
Vegetables Celery, 4050c doz. bunches:
cabbages, SI 602 60$ hundred: new cabbage,
S2 0O2 60 f) crate; onions. 6075c $ barrel;
onion sets, fancy Enes, S3 253 60: Jerseys,
$2 753 00; Western, S2 G02 75; turnips, 25
SOc $ bushel.
The coffee drift is toward greater ease, and
another drop cannot be faraway if there comes
not a check to present tendency. Sugars are
still on tlje upward turn and onr quotations are
Green Coffee Fancy Rio, 2223c; choice
Eio, 2021c; prime Rio, 20c; fair Rio, 18K19c;
old Government Java, 27c; Maracalbo, 22023c;
Mocha. 3031Kc; Santos,tl922Kc; Caracas
coffee, 20K22c; peaberry, Rio, 2l23c; La
Roasted (in papers) Standard brands,23Kc;
high grades, 2527c; old Government Java,
bulk, 3233c; Maracalbo, 27628c; Santos,
21K23Kc; peaberry, 26c; peaberry Santos,
21HSkc:choice Rio, 25c; prims Rio, 22fo
good Rio, 22c, ordinary, 21c
Spices (whole Cloves, 2125c; allspice, 9c;
cassia, 89c; pepper, 19c; nutmeg; 7080c
Petroleum (jobbers' prices) 110 test, 7c;
Ohio, 120, 8Jc; headlight. VfP, 8Kc: water
white, 10c; globe, 12c; elalne, 15c; carnadine,
llc; royaline, 14a
tiYRUPS Corn syrups, 2629c; choice sugar
syrup, 3338c; prime sugar syrup, t!033c; strict
ly prime, 3335c; new maple syrup, SOc
N. O. Molasses Fancy, 45c: choice, 46c; me
dium, 43c: mixed, 4042c
Soda Bi-carb in kegs, 34c; bl-carb in K3,
Gc: bi-carb, assorted packages, 66c; sal
soda in kegs, lc; do granulated, 2c.
Candles Star, full weight, 9c; stearine,
per set, 8Uc; paraffine, ll12c
Rice Head, Carolina, 77c; choice, 6
7c: prime, 6Ji6Kc; Louisiana, b6Kc.
Starch Pearl, 3c; cornstarch, 57c; gloss
Foreign Fruits Layer raisins, $2 65; Lon
don lavers, $3-10; California London layers,
S2 60; Muscatels, S2 25: California Muscatels;
SI 85; Valencia, new, 67c; Ondara Valencia,
7K8c; sultana, 8c; currants, new,45c;
Turkey prunes, new, 43i5c; French prunes,
813c: Salonlca prunes, in 2- ft packages, 8c;
cocoanuts, per 100, S6 00: almonds, Lan., per ft,
20c; do Ivica, 19c: do shelled, 40c; walnuts, nap.,
12W15c; Sicily filberts, 12c: Smyrna flgs,12J
lbc; new dates. 5K6c; Brazil nuts. 10c;
pecans, .U15c: citron, per ft, 2122c; lemon
peel, per ft, Sl&g!14c; orange peel, 12c .-
Dried Fruits Apples, sliced, per Tt', 6c;
apples, evaporated, 66c; apricots, Califor
nia, evaporated, 1518c; peaches, evajorated,
pared. 2223c; peaches, California, evaporated,
unpared, 1012c; cherries, pitted, 2122c:
cherries, unpitted, 66c; raspberries, evapor
ated. 2424Kc: blacKberrles, 7KSc; huckle
SUGARS Cubes, 8K8-Sc; powdered, 8K
8c; granulated, SJiJQSJic; confectioners' A,
'7&a'sc sianuara a, &c: sonwnies,7SS"c:
yellow, choice. 77Kc; yellow, good, 66Jic;
yellow, fair, 6fc; yellow, dark, c
Pickles Medium, bbls. (1,200), S4 GO; me
diums, half bbls (GOO), S2 75.
Halt-No. 1 $ bbl, 95c; No. 1 ex, Jl bbl, SI 05;
dairy, $ bbl, SI 20; coarse crystal, ? bbl, SI 20;
Higgles Eureka, 4 bu sacks, S2 80; Higgin's
Eureka, 16-14 ft pockets, S3 00.
Canned Goods Standard peaches. SI 300
1 90;2ds,Sl 3001.35: extra peaches, Sl,50l 90;
pie peaches, 90c: finest corn, SI 0001 60; Hf d.
Co. corn, 70090c; red cherries, 90cSl 00; lima
beans, SI 10; soaked do, 85c; string do do, 75
85c; marrowfat peas, $1 1001 15: soaked peas,
7075c; pineapples, Si 4001 50; Bahama do,
S2 75; damson plums, 95c: greengages, SI 25;
egg plums, $2 00; California pears, S2 60;do
greengages, S2 00: do egg plums. S2 00: extra
white cherries, S2 90; red cherries, 2fis, 90c;
raspberries, SI 1501 40; strawberries. SI 10;
gooseberries, $1 2001 30; tomatoes,, 8292c;
salmon, 1-ft, SI 752 10; blackberries, SOc; suc
cotash, 2-ft cans, soaked, 90c; do 'green, 2Ss,
SI 2501 60; corn beef, 2-ft cans, SI 75; 14-ft cans,
S13 59: baked beans, SI 4001 45; lobster, 1 ft,
SI 7501 SO; mackerel, 1-ft cans, broiled, SI 50;
sardines, domestic, Vi?, S4 1504 60; sardines,
domestic K S8 258 60; sardines, imported,
&). Sll 60012 GO; sardines, imported, Ks, S18 00;
sardines, mustard, S4 00; sardines, spiced, S4 25.
FiSH Extra No. 1 bloater mackerel, S36 $
bbl.: extra No. I do, mess, $40; extra No. 1
mackerel, shore, 832; extra No. 1 do. messed, $36;
No. 2 shore mackerel, $24. Codfish Whole
pollock, 4c jfl ft.; do medium George's cod,
6c: do large, 7c; boneless hake. In strips, 6c; do
George's cod in blocks, 6K7c Herring
Hound shore, S5 00 $ bbl.; split, $7 00; lake S2 60
$ 100-ft. half bbl. White fish, $7 $ 100-ft. half
bbl. Lake trout, 85 60 $ half bbL Finnan
hadders, 10c ty ft. Iceland halibut. 13c $ ft.
Buckwheat Flour 2Ji02?i m ft.
Oatmeal-SG 3006 60 f bbl.
Miners' Oil No. 1 winter strained, 6860c
$ gallon. Lard oil, 75c.
Grain, Flonr nnd Feed.
Total receipts as bulletined at tbe Grain Ex
change, 21 cars. By Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and
Chicago, 2 cars of hay, 1 of flour. By Pitts
burg. Cincinnati and St. Louis, 2 cars of bay,
1 of straw, 1 of wheat, 1 of flour. By Balti
more and Ohio, 2 cars of hay, 1 of oats, 1 of
corn. By Pittsburg and Lake Erie, 6 cars of
hay. By Pittsburg and Western, S cars of hay.
Sales on catf, 1 car No. 1 timothy hay, $14 6
days; 1 car No. 1 timothy hay, $14 25. 5 days; 1
car packing- hay. $5, P. fe W. There is a grow
ing demand for good hay and No. 2 white oats
to which supply Is not equal. Low grades In
both lines are in supply beyond demand.
Wheat has taken an npward turn to-day. and
bulls are having their innings. Flour.ls little
affected by the recent ups and downs of wheat,
which are in the main speculative. It seems
impossible to maintain advances in wheat.
Export demand immediately falls when prices
go above a certain figure The export trade
as this season spoiled the calculations of bulls
again and again. A leading flour jobber re
ports an active trade, and says he is 2,300 bush
els behind orders. It will require a week to
catch up. Tbis jobber controls the product of
two large Minneapolis and one Ohio flourinc
mill for this State, and has an extensive trade
with Philadelphia, Scranton, Reading andGet-
Wheat Jobblngprlces No. 2 red, SI 02
1 fU.Kn ll 01SQ&
Corn No. a y euow.ear, agfeSSKc; high mixed'
ear. 36K37c; No.1 yellow, shelled, Sb30c:
No. 2 yellow, shelled, S7K038c; hieh mixed,
shelled. 370370: mixed, shelled. 35836c.
uats ro,awnite,ia4-Hc; extra, J". ,
31Xc;No.3 white, 3030Kc: No. 2 mixed, 23
KTE-Ma l western, 7075c; no. x, oowooc
Barley No. 1 Canada, 9598c: No."2 Cana
da, 85088c; No. 3 Canada, 70072c; Lake Shore,
Flour Jobblngprlces, winter patents, S3 25
6 50: spring patents, S3 6006 75: winter straight,
$5 5005 75; clear winter, Sa 0005 25; straight
XXXX bakers'. $1 7505 00. Rye flour. $4 00.
Millfeed Middlings, fine wblte, $16 00
17 00 ? ton; brown middlings. $13 00013 50;
winter wheat bran, $13 00013 0; chop feed,
$15 00016 oa
HAY Baled timothy, choice, $14 25014 50;
No.1 do. $13 500114 00: No. 2 do. Sll 504112 00:
loose from wagoo. $18 00020 00: No. 1 upland
Srairte. Jiu vuiu a; jno. i w uus au; paciting
o. $5 6006 50.
Jtraw Oats. $8 0008 25; wheat and rye
straw, $7 0007 5008 00.
Sugar-cured hams, large, lOJc: sugar-cured
hams, medium, 10c: sugar-cured hams, small,
llc:J sugar-cured breakfast bacon, 10Jc; sugar
cured shoulders, 8c: sugar-cured boneless
shoulders, 9c: sugar-cuted California hams,
8c; suzar-cured dried beef flats, 8c: sugar
cured dried beef sets,9Kc: sugar-cured dried
beef rounds, lHc: bacon shoulders, 7Kc; bacon
clear sides. 8Jic; bacon clear bellies. 8c: dry
saltshoulders.6o;dry salt cl ear sides,7c Mess
pofk, heavy, $14 00; mess pork, family, $14 50.
Lard Refined in tierces, Tjjc: half barrels, 7Xc;
60-ft tubs,7Jc: 20 ft palls, 7c: 60-ft tin cans,
79c; 3-ft tin palls, 8c; 5-ft tin pails, 7Jc; 10-ft
tin pails, 7c Smoked sausage, long, 6c;large,
5c. Fresh pork links. 9c Pigs feet, half barrel,
S3 75; quarter barrel. SI 75.
' Dresaed Meat.
Armour fe Co. furnish the following prices on
dressed meats: Beef carcasses, 450 to 650 fts,
5c; 550 to 650 fts, 6c: 650 to 750 fts, 6Kc Sheep,
7c ?! ft. Lambs, 8Kc V ft. Hogs, ic-
St. Louis Lead quiet and unchanged;
common, S3 4003 42; refined, S3 40.
New York Pig iron firm. Copper dull;
lake, April, $14 50. Lead firm: slight advance;
domestic S3 67. Tin quiet and steady;
Straits, $21 25.
A pine straw combine is being organized in
the South to fight the jute bagging trust.
"I have used Palne's Celery Compound and It
Tin had a salutary
effect. It Invigorat
ed tha system audi
feel like a new
man. It improves
the appetite and
ioot. Primus, 8. CL
spring medicine means more now-a-days than it
did ten years ago. Thewlntercf isss-89 nasieft
the nerves on fagged out. The nerves must be
strengthened, tho blood purified, liver and
towels regulated. Palne's Celery Compound
the Spring medicine of to-day 6sxa all this,
aa nothing else can. Praeribed ay FhyticianM,
Guaranteed by tie Manufacturer to Is
uIn the spring of 188T I was an run down. I
would get up in the morning with so tired a
feeling, and was so weak that I could hardly' get
around. Iboughtabottleof Palne's Celery Com
pound, and before I had taken It a week I felt
very much better. I can cheefully recommend
It to all who need a building up and strengthen
ing medicine." Mrs. B. A. Dow, Burlington, Yt.
Is a unique tonic and appetizer. Pleasant to
the taste, quick In Its action, and without any
lnlurtous effect. It gives that rugged health
which makes everything taste good. It cures
dyspepsia and kindred disorders. Physicians
prescribe It $L00. Six for $5.00. Druggists.
Wklls. RicEASDeos & Co., Burlington, Yt.
DIAMOND DYES S5u"7u$
EVERY POUND WARRANTED PURE
Chartlers Creamery Co.
Warehouse and General Offices,
616 LIBERTY STREET,
. Telephone 1423. ,
Factories throughout Western
For prices see market quotations.
EXTRACT OF BEEF.
ARMOUR & CO., CHICAGO,
This is now conceded to he the best in the
market, as witnessed bv the fact that we have
just secured the DIPLOMA FOR EXCEL
LENCE at the Pure Food Exposition, now be
ing held in Philadelphia.
CLEANLY IN MANUFACTURE,
SUPERIOR IN QUALITT,
And with tbe bright appetizing flavor of fresh
ly roasted beet.
THE FREEHOLD BANK,
No. 410 Smithfield St.
CAPITAL, . . - . 8200,000 00.
EDWARD HOUSE, Prest.
JAMES P. SPEER. Vice Prest
mh22-95-lJ JOHN F. STEEL. Cashier.
CITY SAVINGS BANK,
SIXTH AVE. AJD SMITHFIELD ST.
Capital, $100,000, with privilege of $500,000.
Surplus and undivided profits, S23.60O.
Transacts a General Banking Business. Ac
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Interest allowed on time deposits.
W.J.BURNS Vice President
JOHN W. TAYLOR I. ...Cashier
JOSEPH HORNE & CO.;
Cor. Wood and Liberty Sts., ..'
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