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fFull Eeturns of the Week's Transac
j tions at Liberty Yards.
: HEAVY EECEIPTS OP CATTLE
f jBronght Sluggish Markets and a Seduction
SHEEP AND HOGS DKIFTING DOWN
Office of Pittsburg Dispatch, 1
" ' THURSDAY, April 25, 18S9. J
With returns all in, it appears that re
lceipts of cattle for local trade are well up
to S00 head more than, last -week. The run
this -week is the largest since the middle of
January, when 2,218 were reported. The heavy
run thlsweek upset all calculations of dealers,
and markets were badly demoralized.
Prices vrere off all along the line. Good
smooth butcher stock, vreighlne 1.100 to 1.300
pounds, suffered least from the depression.
Thin stackers and coarse heavy cattle suffered
most. With 500 head above the wants of our
local trade, it Is plain that somebody had to
come down. Stock raisers through this section
are not willing to invest In stockers and feeders
at present prices of cattle, unless at very low
rates. In the far West, where crazing Is
abundant, there Is not so muck risk in buying
In this section, where lands andfeed are high
and cattle have been very low of late, there is
little encouragement to stork fanners to lay in
a supply ot thin stockers in the hope of putting
enough tallow on their ribs to win a profit by
Calves held up fairly well to last week's
prices until to-day, when a break occurred by
reason of too liberal receipts. The total run
this week has "been 1,600 head, the largest this
season. Prices dropped this morning below 4c.
Advices from New York are that cattle mar
kets there are sluggish at lower prices. This
advice had its influence in depressing markets
here. While lcal receipts this week are the
largest since January, through are the smallest.
Through receipts in that month were fully
double the run of this week.
The drift of markets has been downward
Since Monday. This in face of a light run.
Prices are off 10c to-day as compared with rul
ing rates for the first three days of the week.
The situation is the same at Chicago. The
range there for packing hogs is $4 504 80. A
representative of one of our leadingpork pack
ing firms who has just returned from Cincin
nati reports that the provision trade there is
exceedingly dnl.. The downward drift of hogs,
in his view, is in accordance with the eternal
fitness of things, since they have been rela
tively too high all the past season. There is
very little, if any, margin left to pork packers
at present price of hogs. It is only on special
cuts that anything is left to the packer lor his
labor and capital invested. Said au old timer
in the cracking trade: "Hogs have been
on an average SI per hundred higher than
tbey should have been all the past
winter, in order that we could have had a fair
profit in our business. We could generally do
better by buying at Chicago than at Liberty,
where we would have preferred to get our
stock. But with the best we could do in buy
ing there is little left for our labor and capital
invested unless provisions should take a de
cided turn upward. Of this there are at this
time no signs in sight."
Sheep and Lambs.
With receipts 3.430 larger than last week, and
nearly 6,000 larger than the week before, mar
kets were lower and sluggish. Dealers report
a reduction of He from last week's prices.
Prime Iambs suffered least from the depression
ot markets. Thin lambs suffered most.
Following is the report of transactions at the
East Liberty yards for the week:
CATTLE. HOGS. SHEEP
Thursday 100 1C l.sfiu 1,350
JFTidav 1,080 10 I.925 330
featnrday. 1,160 SIO 2.7T5 1,640
Sunday 200 1,300 5,61) 8,030
Monday 100 30 l.OoO 1,210
Tuesday 30 500 97,, 4,070
"Wednesday 40 10 5,325 S80
Tout "TOO 1,800 17,535 18,500
LastweeV 3,6 1,340 17,400 15,070
Tbnrsday 1771 i1 6 1,127
Friday. .... 6 476 so
Mturday 234 SS7
Monday 1,400 3,794 5,747
Tuesday 333 548 ,5SJ
"Wednesdar 21 234 1,042
Total - 1,772 5,433 12,049
Last week. 1,331 6.579 10,002
Nett Yobk Beeves Receipts, 700 head, all
for city slaughterers direct; no trading in beef
cattle; dull for dressed Deef at G7c per pound
for ordinary to prime sides; shipments to-day
were L1H) beeves and 2,600 quarters of beef. To
day's cable advices from London and Liverpool
quote American refrigerator beef lower at
scant 7Jc per pound. Sheep Receipts, 7,800
bead, and 3,000 were carried over yesterday;
fairly steady for good sheep; weak for yearlings
and easier for spring lambs; unshorn sheep sold
at H 755 65 per 100 pounds; clipped do at
$3 405 00; unshorn yearlings, 85 007 O0;clipped
do, M 605 50; spring lambs, 3 00g6 00 Der
head, with a few Jersey lambs up to 56 507 00:
dressed'mutton slow at79cperpound:dressed
yearlings, S10c. Hogs Receipts, 2,400 head;
no trading in live boss; reported dull at the
nominal range of $5 105 4a
Kansas Crrr Cattle Receipts. L966 head;
shipments, none: heavy shipping steers slow,;
but steady; medium weight dressed beef steers
steady to a shade stronger; cows, stockers and
feeding steers steady to strong; good to choice
corn-red, $4 004 25; common to medium, $3 00
63 90; stockers and feeding steers, $2 003 60;
cows. $1 753 25. Hogs Receipts, 4,914 head;
shipments, 2,959 bead: acme and 67c
higher; good to choice. 4 454 50: common to
medium, $4 254 4a Sheep Receipts, 1,160
headtshipmentt, 600 head: good to choice. S4 25
4 To: common to medium. 2 504 00.
CliICAGO Cattle Receints. 10,600 bead:
shipments 6000 bead: market steadier;
beeves $4 304 50; steers. S3 404 50; stockers
and feeders, $2 503 60; cows, bulls and
mixed. S3 15; Texas steers, $3 003 9a Hoes
Receipts. 15,000 head; shipments 4,000 head;
market steadv to s tronc: mixed. $4 454 67ft
heavy, $4 404 67: light, J4 76. Sheen Re
ceipts, 6.000 bead; shipments, 2.000 head; market
slow, 15 to 20c lower; natives. $3 505 00: "West
ern comfed, S3 755 00; Texans, S3 254 35;
lambs, H 756 CO.
St. Lours Cattle Receipts. 1,300 bead; ship
ments, L400 bead; market steady; choice heavy
native steers. S3 S0JS4 40: fair to good do, S3 O0J
3 90; stockers and feeders, fair to good, S2 10
8 00: rangers, corn-fed. S2 "OfflS 50: grass-fed.
II 902 Sa Hogs Receipts. 5,100 head; ship
ments, 2,900 bead: market lower; choice
heavy and bntchers' selections. S4 5004 60;
pacEing, medium to prime, S4 3004 55: light
gades. ordinary to best, $4 454 55. Sheep
eceipts, 300 head: shipments, 1,000 head; mar
ket steady; fair to choice, S3 004 3a
Baltimore Beef cattle Market slow
alues liSlLc lower; best beeves. 443-10c;
generally rated, first quality, 8J4c; medium,
88Jc; ordinary thin steers, oxen and cows. 2
2c: most of the sales were from S4C; receipts,
LS36 head: sales. 605 bead. The receints of
sheep and Iambs were 8,615 head; quotations.
Sheep, 25c: lambs, 6M8c
Buffalo Cattle steady; receipts. 85 loads
through: so sale. Sheep and lambs Receipts;
1 load, through; 16 loads sale: 16 loads held
over; steady: good sheep, S4 505 00: good
lambs. $5 506 Oa Hogs Receipts, 27 loads
through; 16 loads sale; dull and 10c lower; me
diums and Yorkers, S4 90.
CurcnnrATl Hogs in moderate demand and
lower; common and light, $4 004 60: packing
and bntchers', S4 504 65; receipts, 2,050 head;
shipments, 740 bead.
KettYoek, April 23. The drygoods market
was without new feature. There were, how
ever, some fair-sized transactions in staple cot
ton goods and in f nil dress goods. Filiinc In
orders by mall come to the hands of agents
with a fair degree -of regularity. A good feel
ing is prevailing and a good tone in the market
f Diet al Markets.
NEtrA'ftmr Tnr Iron omet: American. S15 00
17 VL Copper stagnant. Lead firmer; domes
tic, S3 65. Tfnlowen Straits. 20 70.
Finished-goods arc in fair demand at SI 03.
.' When bibrvai t,i- mn Tir Castnria-
S " nen she was a itmm h .r!nd for Castoria-
-2J!en 'he bec"e Miss, she clung to Castoria,
mii en he had CMdren,she ctb them Castoria.
Wheat Active nnd Hlgheron Good Local
Buylnsr Corn Hakes a Small Spurt
Oats About Steady Hoy Prod
Chicago. April25. The firmness which was
-exhibited in the wheat market yesterday was
more f utlv developed to-day, and prices show a
further improvement, but the full advance was
not sustained. June was advanced c over
yesterday's closing, and closed Ic higher. Jnly
opened o higher, fluctuated within small
range for some time and then advanced c
more, receded c, and closed Jc higher than
At the opening there were pretty fair off er
ings of May wheat, but June took the lead in
the advance and May followed. The trading
was mainly of a local character, the outside
business not being on as large a scale as yester
day. The buying was credited largely to the
short Interest, with some buying no doubt for
investment. The selling was done chiefly by
parties who had bought at the lower prices for
a reaction, and not by any large longs.
A fair degree of activity was manifested in
corn and transactions'were at slightly higher
prices. Themarket opened at yesterday's
closing prices, was steady for a time, then ad
vanccd Jfc, ruled steady and closed He higher
In oats a larger business was transacted in
the way of buying May and selling June at a
premium of Jc, but the amount of new busi
ness was small. A stronger feeling developed
early and prices advanced c, but increased
offerings caused a recession and the close was
A. fairly active trade was reported in mess
pork, and prices fluctuated considerably within
a moderate range. Opening sales were made
at 5c advance, and the demand to fill orders
was sufficient to further improve prices 10c
Later the market weakened, offerings were in
creased, and prices declined 1215c Toward
the close the market was steadier and closed at
about outside figures.
More was doing in lard, and the feeling was
stronger. Prices ruled about 2c higher, and
the market closed steady.
A fairly active trade was reported inshort
rib sides, and the market was steadier. Prices
more favorable to sellers..
The leading futures ranged as follows:
OATS No. 2 May, 22V222222Vc:
June. 23i23$2323c; July, 23&23fe23j
Mess Pork, per bbl. May. Sll 40U 50
11 3511 50; June. Sll 5511 60U 45U 60;
July, fll 57KH 67K11 52X011 05.
LARD, per 100 fts. May. S6 S06 856 80
6 SO; June. $6 876 876 85b S7f; July.
S6 92K 92H6 906 90.
Short Ribs, per 100 as. May, S5 87K5 95
5 B7K5 95; June. $5 97KB 005 976 00;
July. Sfl 02K6 07K6 02X6 07&
Cash quotations were as follows: Flour dull
and unchanged. No. 2 soring wheat. b0Slc;
No. 3 spring wheat, 7279c; No. 2 red, 80
Slc No. 2 corn. 34Jfc- 10. 2 oats,
22Jc.No. 2 rye. 40)c. No. 2 barley nominal.
No. 1 flaxseed, SI 56. Prime timothy seed.
SI 311 35. Mess pork, per barrel, Sll 5a
Lard, per 100 lbs. S6 826 S5. Short
ribs sides (loose). S5 906 (JO. Dry salted
shoulders (boxed). S5 255 5a Short clear
sides (boxed), S6 256 SI. Sugars Cut loaf,
9K9Jc; granulated. 8c; standard A, 8c.
Receipts Flour, 9.000 barrels; wheat, 11,000
bushels: corn, 142,000 bushels; oats. 88,000
bushels: rye, 3,000 bushels: barley, 18,000 bosh
els. Shipments Flour, 32,000 barrels; wheat,
22.000 bushels; corn. 72,000 bushels; oats, 71,
000 bushels; rye, 2,000 bushels; barley, 6,000
On the Produce Exchange to-day the butter
market was weaker, but not quotably lower.
Eggs weak at IOQIOXc
New York Flour dull and weak. Wheat
Spot dull and firmer; options dull and yt
c higher. Rye dull. Barley and barley malt
quiet. Corn Spot firmer and quiet; options
fairly active and stronger. Oats Spot firm
and quiet; options steady and dull. Hay
steady. Hops firm and quiet. Coffee Options
opened barely steady and 1015 points down;
closed steady at 15Q20 points down; sales,
61,200 bags, including April, i6.5016.55c: May,
16.4516.55c; June. 16.5516.65c: July. 16.65
16.70c: August, 16.8016 85c; September. 16.90
17.00c; spot Rio quiet; fair cargoes. lSJc
Sugar Raw firm, sparingly onered; fair
refining, 6 7-16c; centrifugals, 98 ' test,
TKc; refined firm; good demand. Molasses
Foreign firm; 50 test, 29c: NewJOrleans quiet;
open kettle, good to fancy, 2S42c. Rice steady
and quiet. Cottonseed oil quiet. Tallow more
active, city at 4c Rosin quiet. Tumentine
dull: offered at 4oic Egirs weaker and quiet;
western,' 12c; receipts, 7.113 packages. Pork
steady. Lard dull' and barely steady; sales,
western steam. S7 157 2a closing at S7 15: city,
56 70; May, 57 107 12, closing at 57 11; June,
57 1407 16; July $7 177 19, closing at $7 19;
August, 57 21; Septemher, 57 257 26. Butter
weak and in moderate demand; western dairy,
ll20c; do creamery, 1725c; El gins, 26c Cheese
unsettled and dulk
St. Louis Flour quiet and easy: XXX, 2 50
3 00; family, S3 153 25; choice. S3 403 SO;
fancy, S3 934 05; extra f ancv, S4 154 25; pat
ents, SI 504 65. Wheat better; there was less
pressure to sell and better demand, as cables
were better and all other markets stronger, but
trading was light, and no interesting or new
feature turned up: late In the session consid
erable wheat came out for sale, and the price
declined, though the close was KVc above
yesterday; May was dull and neglected most of
the session: No. 2 red, cash, 80c; May, 79J
79c, closing at TOJc; Juno. 76K77c, closing
at 76&c bid; Julv. 7475c, Closing at 75c bid;
August 7474Kc. closing at 74Jcbid. Corn
firm: May advanced Kc with tairlv active
trading; No. 2 cash, 305c; May, 3O30Jc
closing at 30c; June, SIKc, closing at 3IV?c.
Oats hieher: No. 2 cash, 23KcHId:Mav. 23&C
bid; June, 24c Rye dull and easy; No.2,41
42c Barley No market. Flaxseed quotable
at 11 40. motion oagging in gooa aemnna; 1-
pouna, o?fec; -pouna, iu(
c Iron cotton ties,
$1 lu. provisions ouii.
CTKcniir ATI Flour in light demand. Wheat
dull and neglected; No. 2 red. 8485c; receipts.
100 bushels; shipments, 2,000 bushels. Com
firm: No. 2 mixed, 36c Oats heavy; No. 2
mixed, 26c Re easier; No. 2, 4S50c Pork
quiet at $12 25. Lard firm, with a good de
mand; current make. SO 62. Bulk meats and
bacon quiet. Butter quiet. Sugar strong.
Eggs firm. Cheese steady.
Milwaukee Flour steadv. Wheat firm;
casb,78c; May, 78c; July, 79Kc Corn quiet;
No. 3, 34c Oats dull; No. 2 white, 27&C Rye
quiet; No. L 42c Barley dull; No. 2, 56Kc
Provisions steady. Pork, Sll 45. Lard, JS 85.
Cheese steady: Cheddars, lOQllc
Bai.ttmobe Provisions quiet and un
changed. Butter quiet and about steady: West
ern packed, 182oc; best roll, 15lSc: creamery,
2427c Eggs dull and steady at lie Coffee
quiet and easy; Rio fair, 1B1Ac.
Philad EIPHIA Flour weak. Wheat firmer.
Corn firm. Oats Carlots dull and a shade
Toledo Clover seed dull; cash and April,
S4 0a Receipts, SS bags; shipments, 156 bags.
The Waee Question Has a Depressing Ef
fect Upon the Market.
There has been no material change in the
market since last week. Both makers and con
sumers are proceeding on a conservative basis,
the former manifesting no anxiety to sell at
present prices and the latter buying sparingly
as needed. It is expected that the -situation
will remain about as it is until after the settle
ment of thewage question In June.
FIG IRON Neutral Gray forge, $14 50,
cash; wtite and mottled, 114 0014 50. cash;
all ore mill. S15 7516 0a cash: No. 1 foundry,
S17 2517 50, cash; No. 2 foundry, Sitt 00, cash;
No. 2 charcoal foundrv. $21 0021 50, cash:
cold blast charcoal, S25 0028 00, cash; Bessemer
iron, $16 7517 00. cash.
Feero-Makoauese "Eighty per cent, $55 00
56 00: speigel-eisen, $28 0028 50 for 20 per cent
Mastjfactured Iron Bars, SI 751 80, 60
days, 2 per cent off: skelp, grooved, $1 801 85;
sheared. SI 952 00.
Muck Bab 20 sa
Billets Bessemer steel, $27 00 cash; nail
slabs, $27 7528 00; domestic bloom and rail
ends, S19 0G19 SO.
Nails Carlots 12d to 40d, $185, CO days; 2
per cent off for cash.
Wrought Iron Pipe Discounts on steam,
gas and water pipe; black, to lU-inch, 55 per
. 11 . -1ft t .a WI. - - 1 1 I
ing, 37K Jer net foot; 2-inch tubing, ISe; boiler
tdbes. 62K. and oil well casing. CO per cent off
Merchaitt Steel Tool, 8c; crucible
spring, 4c: crucible machinery, 5c; open
hearth machinery. 2c
Rail Fastenings Spikes, 2.20c per pound,
30 days; splice bars, 1.801 85c per pound; square
nut trackbolts, 2.752.85c, and hexagon nnt.2.90
62.95c f. o. b. Pittsburg.
Old Rails American tees, $24 0024 50;
steel do. $18 50 for short, $19 60 for long.
Steel Rails Heavy sections. $2829 cash.
Scrap Iron No.l wrought, S2121 25 per n et
ton; cast scrap, S15 6016: wrought turplngs. $13
14. net: cast borings, $1213, gross: car axles,
tio 0025 50, net; old car wheel, $19 0019 50,
gross; rail ends, $19 6020 00; bloom do, $19 50,
Skelp Iron Grooved sizes, tl 65, cash;
St. Louis Wool in good demand and steady;
prices are unchanged.
WHEAT No. 2 May. 81681VS0X80Kc;
June. 81Ji82Ji81K8lVc: July, 7M79K0
7Siie!79(.e: vear. 76S76"?a7&576e.
-No. 2 May. 3434K34KTc;
3535K34K35c: July. 353i3oKe!35;
Real Estate Business Wonderfully
Active for the Season.
THE PUBLIC PAKE AGITATION.
Outsiders Hustling the Syndicate for Dia
mond Street Property.
BR0KJ2RS CONTEMPLATING A BEST
The slight lull in the real estate market is
sot greater than was expected to follow the
April moving. All of the dealers spoken
to yesterday on the subject said business
was better and the prospect more encourag
ing than at the same time last year. So
long as there is an abundance ot idle money
at cheap rates there is no danger that
houses and lots will go a-begging. The de
mand for business property is'as urgent as at
any previous time this season.
The public park agitation is beginning to
receive its regular summer airing. Like the
poor, it is alwajswith us. Said a prominent
gentleman yesterday: "I am in favor ot more
breathing spots; they are as necessary to
health as to physical enjoyment But they
should be located in ail cases where they can
be accessible to the toiling thousands, who
have made Pittsburg what it is one of the
greatest Industrial centers in the world. Their
comfort and convenience should be looked to
above every other consideration. The rich can
take care of themselves. Distance is no object
to them, as tbey have carriages to rid in. The
most of them spend the summer in the country,
or at the seaside or in Europe, so they will in
no particular need of breaking, spots. But not
so with the toilers. They are tied to the city
the year rouncu The location of parks, there
fore, should have exclusive reference to the
industrial element of our population. As there
is no available ground for a large central park
there should be a number of small ones dis
tributed through the city so as to be available
to residents in all sections. In fact? each ward
should have a park. There Is no Insuperable
obstacle to this, as ground could be secured If
only the right steps were taken. I have no
suggestions to offer on this point at this time.
This matter is of such paramount importance
that I hope the agitation will not be allowed to
die out until everything needed in this direc
tion shall have been secured."
Outsiders are so sanguine of the improve
ment of Diamond street tbat they are giving
the syndicate quite a hustle for property on
that thoroughfare. One ot them made a bid
yesterday on a lot between Smitbfield and
Wood, on which there is a small building, and
will probably get it, as hut a small difference
as to price remains to be settled. The amount
of money Involved is not far from $50,000.
The big vault for the Fidelity Company has
been completed except painting, which will be
deferred until the building is finished. It Is
the greatest thing of the kind in the city, and
one of the greatest in America. Several bank
ers in New York and Boston have been in the
city within the past few days to examine it,and
were deeply impressed with its magnitude and
importance as a receptacle for valuables. Some
of the leading local experts in the use of dyna
mite were called In Xo examine the vault and
give an opinion as to its safety. They all
readily acknowledged that it was superior to
any of the arts or tricks known to them. It is
understood that the plant for the manufacture
of these vaults will be located in Pittsburg.
The probability is that the Pittsburg Ex
change will be closed from to-morrow noon un
til Wednesday, to give tne memuers annuo
ant opportunity to participate in the "Vashing
ton centennial proceedings. Iu the present
state of stock and oil trading this would be
about the best thing that could be done, as it
would give the brokers time to count Up their
profits and losses and prepare for the new deal
that is on the way. The question will be set
tled at a meeting to be held to-morrow.
A New York broker has posted up the fol
lowing pertinent points ot advice as to stock
dealings, which will turn out more successful
in the long range than 99 per cent, of the aver
age "tips:" Buy stocks on declines it is not a
time to sell them. Sell when stocks have had
a rise, and the market is strong and every one
wants to Day. Do not buy then. Do not listen
to street points on this kind of a market. Sell
after a rise on a strong market. Buy after a
decline on a weak market. By pursuing this
course in his own dealings the broker has
amassed a comfortable fortune.
TJIE COLD WAVE FLAG
Still. Displayed at the Stock Exchange
Brokers Not on Tradlns Terms.
The cold wave signal was again displayed at
the opening of the Stock Exchange yesterday
morning, and efforts to warm uo the brokers
were fruitless, only one sale being made, which
saved the board fromanotbergoosc egg. There
was a little more warmth In the room in the
afternoon, when fine stocks were traded in to
the extent of 925 shares. Practically the same
relations subsisted between holders and buyers
as on the day before, the former regarding an
advance as almost certain and the latter hop
ing to get concessions by waiting. Both sides
were obstinate in maintaining their views, and
used very little diplomacy to smooth away the
differences. Prices showed no important
changes from the day before The prospect is
that the market will remain about as it is until
after the holidays next week, when there will
be a decided movement in some direction up
or down the former being the most likely.
The close was atabout medium figures, none of
the issues showing any particular strength or
weakness. 'Bids, offers and sales follow:
, MOBNTXO. AP-TER3JOON.
Bid. Asked. Hid. Asked.
City Ipsurance. nfi
Chanters Val. Gas Co.
Klttannlng O. N. O...
.Nat. Gas Co. ofW.Va
Wheellnr Gas Co
aslilmrton Oil go....
Central Traction. .......
1'leasant Valley K.E...
PI tts., CIn. . ht.U K. K.
Pitts. A Western K. It.
1. .W R. It. nref....
E4X 65 ,
" "&x "ii
n S3 8! S2
"bbK S1W "30i 3M(
11 10 10
m 19 Ui 19
IH ""is '"in "iv
Mtf 60 58 59X
25 .... JXli ....
1M3 120f 119 119X
j Consignee Mining Co.
l.lIona aiininc a...
V estlnghonse Electric
U. Switch SUrnal Co.
Wcstlng'se Air U. Co..
W pfitintr'se B. Co. IhT.
The only sale at the morning call was of 100
shares Pittsburg and Western, preferred at 19.
The afternoon sales were 60 shares of Philadel
phia Gas at 4 460 at 42U, 200 Wheeling at 32,
100 La Noria at 1J, 100 Airbrake at 119Ji and 15
The total sales of stocks at New York yester
day were 218,973 shares, including: Atchison,
12,700: Delaware, Lackawanna and Western,
4,800; KrietlO.100; Louisville and Nashville. 2,000;
Missouri Baclflc 3,500; Northwestern, 9,400;
Oregon Transcontinental, 6,706; Reading, 22,.
600; Richmond and West Point, 12,700; St. Paul,
9.170; Texas Pacific, 9,200; Union Pacific, 9,800;
Wabash Pacific, 3,000.
B0THING TO COMPLAIN OP.
The Situation nt the Banks Denotes a
Healthy Bifsinea Condition.
The local .money market" was fairly active in
all lines of business yesterday, checking being
a feature. A moderate amount of paper was
discounted at the usual rates. The Clearing
House exchanges were 2.346,642 02 and tbe bal
ances S547,GO0 68. Said a Fifth avenue cashier:
"We are doing better than at the Bame time
last year. The averages are larger. There is
no boom, but business is in a healthy condition.
Some people who expected too much express
disappointment; but everybody else is In good
spirits. Even iron manulacturers smile oc
casionally that their condition is no worse. I
know'of nothing to complain of."
Money on call at New York yesterday was
easy at 2 to 2 per cent: last loan, 2JJ; closed,
offered at 2K. Prime mercantile paper, 406.
Sterling exchange dull but firm at 54 87 for
60-day bills and H 8SJ for demand.
u.s. 48. rcg ..'. vxHtamn
u. s. 4H&, coups ios,yaio3i
u. a. 4s. rcg.... ....' lKiamv
V- S. 4S, coup 129)j12S-i
Currency, e per cent, 1895 res ...in
Currency, S per cent, 1896 reg. 124
Currency, 6 per cent, 1897 reg 127
Currency, 6 per cent, 1898 reg lax
Currency, 6 per cent, 1899 reg 132
Government and State bonds are steady and
New Yobk Bank clearings to-day, J109.
164,820; balances, ,600J231.
Boston Bank clearings to-day, J13,765,4ll;
balances, 81,749, 4S2 Money K Pe ceut
Philadelphia Bank clearings to-day, $11,
005,491; balances, $1,269,958.
Baltimore Bank clearings to-day, 11,640,-
; Daianccs. $aa,vti.
Chicago Money unchanged. Bank clear
St. Louis-rClearlngs, $2,003,655; balances,
$402,009. London Tbe amount of bullion gone into
the bank of England on balance to-day la
5,000. The bullion in the Bank of England de
creased 64,000 during tbe past week. The pro
portion of tbe Bank of England's reserve to lia
bility is now 4ZS6 per cent.
Pakis Rentes, 87f 15c for the account
The weekly statement of the Bank of France
shows an increase of 3,825,O00f gold and 750,000f
OIL MOTES DP.
An Active Market Closes Two Cents Higher
Than tbe Opening.'
The oil market opened up strong yesterday
at 83, sold up to 65 broke to S3, rallied to
8 declined a fraction, reacted to 81, sold
down to 8 and finally, at the last moment,
made a spurt to 85X, 2 cents above the opening,
where It closed. There was good trading and
a bullish feeling at all the Exchanges.
A broker said: "The market would not have
reached so high a point here had it not been for
tbe exaction of an extravagant premium on oil
to make clearances with. This snap judgment
sort of business is a two-edged sword that cuts
both ways, as was shown some time ago when
oil was in the nineties." Another broker said:
"If carrying is easy to-morrow and oil fairly
plenty, it is probable that prices will seek a
lower level. It looks to me as if the top of tbe
present spurt has been about reached."
Jennings' No. 6 on the Baerlein farm. Brush
creek, vtas drilled 18 feet in the sand and
packed, and was making about six barrels an
hour. The Brennen and Hite well, west of the
Jennings, on the Boner farm, was In the sand
and showing for 200 barrels.
FEATURES OF TUE MARKET.
Opened 83)Lowest S3
Highest 85X Closed &JK
Buns ,7.... 55,551
Average . 73.S83
Jiefined. Sew York 6.85.
Itsflued, London, 6i.
Keflned, Antwerp. 16.
New York closed 85H.
Dradrord closed 85.
Oil City closed 86..
A. B. McGrew & Co. quote puts at SSKc;
Other Oil markets.
Odl Citt, April 25. National transit cer
tificates opened at 83c; highest, 86c; low
est. 83c; closed, B5c.
Bradford, April 25, National transit cer
tificates opened atS3c; closed at 85c;highest,
85c; lowest, 83c
TtrusYILLE, April 25. National transit cer
tificates' opened at 83c; highest, 85Jc) low
est, 83c: closed, 85c.
New Yore, April 25. Petroleum opened
firm, but soon became strong on urgent buying
orders from the West, where certificates were
very scarce. The offerings were light, and the
Western orders forced the market steadily up
to 85c A reaction then occurred, but was fol
lowed by a spurt on covering ot shorts, and the
market closed strong at85c. Sales, 2,819,000
LANDS AND HOUSES.
The Latest Transactions in City and Sub
urbsGood Prices Paid.
Black & Baird, 95 Fourth avenue, sold for
Mrs. Annie D. Hill to Mrs. Jennie M.Dicken
son a residence site at Edgewood station,Penn
sylvania Railroad, 125x250 feet, adjoining Mr.
A. T.Rowan's residence on Maple street, for
$2,500. The purchaser will build at once.
Xashell Rankin, No. 67 Fourth avenue,sold
for Benjamin Short 6 acres and 65 perches of
ground near Stoop's Ferry station, Pittsburg
and Lake Erie Railroad, to Mrs. Lucinda P.
John F. Baxter sold to Elizabeth A. Dodson
lot No. 90 in the Bank of Commerce addition,at
Brushton, fronting 40 feet on Kelly street and
extending back 137 feet to a 20-foot alley, for
$600. The purchaser intends building.
Reed R Coyle 4 Co., 131 Fourth avenue, sold
for Jas. P. Speer a lot on Ward streetOakland.
Size-22xl65, tor $1,000 cash.
Alles & Baile v, 164 Fourth avenue, sold for T.
Grlffen lot 20x90 feet, corner Wylleavenue and
Wandlees street, for $800 cash.
The Dilworth mansion, at Shadyside, with
nine acres of, ground, was sold to S. Jarvis
Adams at a price not clven, but understood to
be somewhere near $60,000. The Fifth avenue
front, 250 feet deep, was reserved.
" L. O. Fraaer sold for George Wright, Jr.,
lot 20x85 feet, on the northeast side of Main
street, near Penu avenue. Sixteenth ward, to
Mrs. Mary Wolf, for $925 cash. He also placed
a $1,200 mortgage on Fifteenth ward property
f oi two years at 6 per cent.
GAINS ALL ABOUflD. .
Wall Street Surprised by a Boom in Stocks
American Securities Strong In Lon
don The Entire- List Closes
Strong; and Higher.
New York, April 25. The stock market to
day was more active and decidedly stronger
than at any time during the past two weeks,
and while the aggregate of the business ,done
was not very large tbe gains at the close of
business are universal and material. The im
provement In the temper of the speculation
was somewhat of a surprise to the local traders,
who had expected nothing but dullness and
stagnation until after the coming holidays,
but the Impetus came from the other side,
where the firmness displayed by the American
securities, and the unusual ease of money in
London, have generated a strong speculative
sentiment on American stocks. The buying
orders from London were very large, and were
variously estimated up to 50,000 shares, and the
London favorites were the leaders in the mar
ket LouisviUo and Nashville was specially promi
nent, thongh the foreigners took lines of
Reading, Union Pacific, Norfolk and Western
preferred and some others. The statement of
President Hughltt of tbe Northwestern in re
gard to the earliness of the crops iu the West
and the harmony existing among tbe members
of tbe State Association did much to bring the
Western stocks to the front, and the South
westerns later became active and Richmond
and West Point, Missouri Pacific and Texas
Pacific which have lain almost dormant for
some time advanced materially on a largely in
creased business. f
Among the specialties' there were a few
marked movements and Pullman again became
remarkable for its strength, though the ship
ment of a block of stock to the other side re
cently has favored a small floating supi ly on
the street Erie was another stock which was
called into life by the foreign purchasers and
the transactions in tbe stocks of that company
were larger for to-day than for two weeks
past together. The opening figures were
among the active shares from if to per cent
higher than last evenings prices which tempted
considerable selling to realize, while the Chi
cago speculators and the local -bears resisted
tbe-upward tendency with some effect in the
early trading, forcing off from to J$ per cent
The unusually heavy demand, however, was
too much for them and prices began to advance
after the first half hour.
Later dullness set iu as the first demand was
satisfied, and the bears -drew off to see bow far
It would go, but while the fluctuations were
small there was no weakness anywhere appa
rent and m the afternoon the upward move
ment was resumed. This frightened the bears
into covering to somo extent, and several stocks
which have been dull of late sprang in to promi
nence and advanced materially. The best
E rices were generally reached toward delivery
ouP, but there was no marked recession after
that time, and the market finally closed active
and firm at about tbe highest figures.
The securities in tbe unlisted department
were somewhat neglected, and tbe movements
were confined to tbe smallest fractions, and
Brunswick was a shade lower at 20J. With the
single exception of Memphis and Charleston,
which retired 4 per cent, the entire list Is
higher to-night Oregon Improvement pre
ferred rose 3M, Pullman 2. Louisville and
Nashville 13, Manitoba Burlington and
Quincy and Texas Pacific BJ each. Lake
Shore, Erie preferred, .Missouri Pacific, Rich
mond and West Point and Union Pacific 1 per
cent each, and the others fractional amounts.
Tbe impetus given to tbe speculation was
shown most f orciblyin the dealings in railroad
bonds, and the business of the day extended to
a very large number of issues and aggregated
for all issues $3,378,000. of which Texas Pacific
2ds contributed $688,000. the Ists $157,000 and
Richmond and West Point trnst 6s $162,000.
The market was firm to strong all tbe way out
and tbe active bonds mentioned with tbe Green
Bay incomes were the features. The improve
ment extended to all portions of the list The
most Important gains were (Brooklyn Elevated
IstsXto llOVf. Houston and Texas 2nd re
ceipts 2 to 120, Cedar Falls and Minneapolis lsts
3 to 70, Rochester and Pittsburg consols 2 to
117, Manitoba 4s 2 to 90. Toledo and Mt
Pleasant 6s 4 to 96, and Green Bay Incomes 3 to
The following table snows tne prices of active
stocks on tbe New York Stock Exchange.
Corrected daily for Thk Despatch by Whit-
nev & PtenhpinRrm. members- of iev York
ing. ,. 55H
est An. Cotton 1)11
Atcn.. Top. & a. F..
Canadian Pacific ,
Central orNew Jersey. 96
Central faclDc , 34
O., Bur. A Qulncv. .'..". 93
n fn j oV i,,i
u. .4. -. . ..
o., Juii'.&stk, pr.'.'
c., st. i. &pm.-pr.
C.. St. P.. M. A O...
C., St. P.. II. A o pr. 92
C Northwestern.. ..IPS
C. A northwestern, ptl384
t. C C & I..
Col. A Hocking Val .. 18
Del.. L. AW... 137
Del. A Hudson 136X
Denver A Bio G., or... H
E.T., Vs. AUa..
E.T..Va.&Ga.. Xstpr ....
E.T.. Va. AGa.2dpf. ....
Illinois Cemral 113M
Lake Erie A Western.. H
Lake Erie A Weat pr,. 58M
Lake Shore AM. S 103
Louisville A Nashville. 67
Mo., H. ATexas WH
Missouri Pacific 70W
Nework Central 107
A. Y.. L. E. A W 2S
. Y., I,. E. A W.nref 70
? ., C. ASt. L 1754
5"-3f-.P. ASt. L. pf.
N.Y.. C. ASt.Ij.2d pf 40)4
. X.. O. A W 165?
Jiorfolk A Western.... 16
Norfolk A Western, pf. 52
Nortnern Pacific prcf. 61!
Ohio A Mississippi... . 22s
Oregon Improvement 49
Oregon Transcon 31H
Peo. Dec. A Evans 24
Phlladel. A Heading.. 44
Itichmond A W. P. T.. 26
Klchmond AW.P.T.pf 7S
St. Pnl Doluth M
St. Paul A Dnlnth pf.
St. p., Minn. A Man... 89 X
BCL. A San Fran 23
St. L. A San Fran pf.. 59H
Texas Paclflo 20
Wabash preferred 28H
Western Union S3W
Wheenng A L. E..... 68
Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, fur
nished by Whitney A Stephenson, brokers. No. 57
Fourth avenue. Members New York Stock Ex
change. Bid. Asked.
PennavlTAnlft nntlrnftd MV
Reading KaUroad 22 9-16
Huflalo, Pittsburg and Western UH
Lehigh Valley 53
Lehigh Navigation 5l
Central TmnanorfjitlAn r.n . 17
, Philadelphia and Erie 0
u.v;o. 'smew jersey za
Northern Pacific 2JS
Northern Pacific preferred 61)4
Atch. A Toe. 1st 7a. 116
Rutland preferred.. 39
Wis. Central pf.... 37
Calumet A HecU....20W
Fewablo (new) 34
Bell Telephone 234
Boston Land 6)
Water Power '7
A. A T. Land Gr' 1 7s. 107
Atch. ATop. a. K... H
Boston A Albany.. .215
llosion A Maine 1S5
C.. B. A 91),
Clun. San. A Cleve. 24
Eastern B. B 80
Eastern ft It 8 125
FllntAPereM. nfd. 96
K.CSt. J. A C.B. 7i.l21
ii. Y. ANewEng... 43)4
N. Y.ANewEng 7s.l26
Ban Diego 33
Old Colony 1725
New Yobk. April 25. Mining quotations
closed: Amador, 100: Aspen, 1075: Bodle, 140;
Caledonia, B. H 300; Consolidated California
and Virginia, 800; Deadwood, T 100; ElCristo,
HO; Eureka Consolidated, 250; Gould fc Curry,
285; Hale Sc Norcross, 460; Homestake. 650;
Horn Silver, 125; Iron Silver. 300; Mexican,
650; Mono, 150; Mutual. 145; Opbir, 562; Savage,
SCO; Sierra Nevada. 390: Standard, 100; Small
Hopes 100; Sullivan, 125; Union Consolidated,
662; Yellow Jacket, 35a
THE MATTER CLINCHED.
Judge Ewlng Settles tbe Craig Street Con
trnctFInuliy. Judge Ewing, yesterday, made an order
in pursuance of his decision a few days ago
in the equity case of William Mazet against
the Board of Awards, the City of Pittsburg
and Booth &. Flinn, contractors, with refer
ence to the paving of Craig street
He ordered that a decree be made declaring
the contract to be illegal, null and void, and
that an injunction, as requested, be issued to
restrain its fulfillment
A-Point of Law as to tbe Relations Between
A compulsory non-suit was entered against
the plaintiff, yesterday, in the suit of Frank
Sweeny against W. W. Hunter. Tbe case
was an action to recover money that bad been
attached in West Virginia as the wages of
Sweeny, who worked on the Baltimore and
Ohio Railroad, for a funeral bill alleged to
have been due Hunter.
The suit was brought on the ground that it
was unconstitutional to attach wages in an
other State, so that a resident of Pennsylvania
could not get the benefit of the exemption law,
when the money attached had been earned in
this State. Ne exemption law is in existence
in West Virginia. The case was non-suited by
Judge Ewing, but will probably be appealed.
To-Dht' Trial Lists.
Common Pleas No. 1 Park et al vs Double
day; McBride et al vs Walker Brewing Co.;
Mosely vs Eagen; McEnight vs American
Building and Loan Association; Commonwealth
vs Dallmeyer; Wellington vs Wood, garnishee;
Shulton vs Beckert; Benke vs Patton et al; Mur
ray vs city of Pittsburg, Blakely vs Nellis & Co.:
Morrison Bros, vs Sutton; Kaiser vs Flaccus;
Friend vs city of Pittsburg; Reamer vs Mar
shall et al.
Common Pleas No. 2 Davis vs Schumacker;
Schlechert vs Hopgood et al; Stone et al vs Mc
Keesport Criminal Court Commonwealth vs Thomas
Halloway, J. R. Mullett John Shay et al, E. S.
Levy, L. Gimble, John Bagley, B. F. Crone.
A bill In equity was filed yesterday by Henry
Frommer against Henry Landon. The bill says
tbat the two entered into partnership in the
carpenter and contracting business, and it is
claimed, Frommer put in $900, while Landon
Eutin nothing. The defendant it is alleged,
as collected sums due tbe firm, however,
amounting to upward of $5,000 in excess of his
proportionate share. Frommer wants the part
nership dissolved and Landon ordered to pay
over wnatls due and an account to be taken of
the affairs of tbe firm.
A verdict for the plaintiff, with- 6J cents
damages, was rendered yesterday in the suit of
Jacob Wessell against Henry Levy, ex-Sheriff
Gray and Deputy Sheriff Ricbey for damages
for an alleged illegal levy and sale.
Peter A. Kaiser filed a libel in divorce
yesterday against bis wife, Philomena Kaiser.
He alleges unchastity.
A yerdict for $2,012 72 was rendered yester
day in the suit of Spencer & Liddell against
Berger & Williams, an action on account
H. B. Hereon, Esq., was appointed com
missioner yesterday in the divorce case of
Archy J. Stonerod against Elizabeth Stonerod.
A suit In ejectment to recover a piece of
property on Boylq street, Allegheny, was filed
against Edward Lyle and wife by H. T. Mc
In tbe suit of James P., John M William IT.
and Benjamin Gartside and Elizabeth Neale
against the Pittsburg Junction Railroad, for
damages for property taken for a right of way,
a verdict was rendered yesterday for $3,750 for
512 AND 514 SMITHFIELD STREET,
Transact a General BanHng Business.
Accounts solicited. Issue Circular Letters
of Credit for use of travelers, and Commer
Available In all salts of the World. Alsoissue
For use in this country, Canada, Mexico, West
Indies, South and Central America.
THE FREEHOLD BANK,
No. 410 Smithfield St.
CAPITAL. - . - . 8300,800 08.
EDWARD HOUSE, Prest
JAMES P. SPEER?Vice Prest,
mh22-93-D JOHN F. STEEL, Cashier.
Choice Apples on the Boom--Tropical
fruit Growing Fjrm.
Shell Corn the Only Strong Factor In the
Line of Cereals.
COFFEE STEADY, SUGAR TEEI FIEM
office ok FrrrsBTBG Dispatch, J
TllUBSDAY. April 25, 1889.
Country Produce Jobbing Prices.
Cboice apples are moving out freely at prices
beyond anything since last fall. There is also
an improved demand for tropical fruit. Florida
oranges are out of this market There Is a bet
ter Inquiry for eggs than for a few days past.
Some dealers report sales of nearby st6ck at
llc The Elgin Butter Board reduced cream
ery lc per pound on Monday, and our quota
tions are reduced tbat amount. Ohio creamery
is unchanged. A jobber who received 8a tubs
to-day reports that it all disappeared as fast as
it could be handled. Limbnrgae cheese is off.
Sweitzer is slow. Domestic cheeses bold their
own, but no more. The new crop of cheese will
be due about May day.
Butteb Creamery, Elgin, 27Q28C: Ohio dor
2526c; fresh dairy packed. 2021c; country
rolls. 2023c; Chartiers Creamery Co. butter.
BEANS SI 7501 90.
Beeswax 2830c fl ft for choice; lowgrade.
Cider Sand refined, $8 50Q7 50; common,
$3 504 00: crab elder, tS 003 50 ? barrel;
cider-vinegar. 1012c gallon.
Cheese Ohio cheese, fall make, 1212c;
New York, fall make, 12012c; Limburger,
910c; domestic Sweitzer cheese, UK12c
Dried Peas 51 251 35 i) bushel; split do,
2fc3Kc ?? ft-
Eoas 10Hc f) dozen for strictly fresh:
Sooso eggs, 65c V dozen: duck eggs, 18c fl
Fkutts Apples. $2 003 W f) barrel; evap
orated raspberries, 25c fl ft; cranberries, J4Q5
Jt barrel, 50cSl 00 per bushel; strawberries,
25035c a quart.
Feathers Extra live geese. 5080c; No. 1
do., 40f5c: mixed lots, 3035c ft.
Honey Now crop. 1617c; buckwheat, 13
Homint 82 652 75 $ barrel.
Potatoes Potatoes. 3035c bushel; S3 75
4 00 for Jersey sweets; seed sweets, $2 50
Pouitbt Live chickens, 7580c ? pair;
undrawn chickens, 1012c ft; drawn. 14
15c ft ft; turkeys, lS20c dressed. $1 ft; ducks,
live, 6070c 1 pair; dressed, 1314c 1 ft; geese,
live, $1 O0l 2o f) pair.
Seeds Clover.cholce, 62 fts to bushel, Jo 60 1
bushel; clover.large English, 62 fts,S6 00; clover,
Alsike, 8 50; clover, white, $9 00: timothy,
choice. 45 fts, $1 65; blue grass, extra clean, 14
fts, 90c: bine grass, fancy. 14 fts, SI 00; orchard
grass, 11 fts, SI 65; red top, 14 fts. SI 25: millet,
50 fts, SI CO; German millet, 60 fts, SI 50; Hun
garian grass, 60 fts, SI 00; lawn grass, mixture
of fine grasses, $2 60 ?1 bushel of 14 fts.
Tallow Country, 4K5c; city rendered.
Tbopioal FBTJITS Lemons, f3ncy, S3 60ffi)
5 60 $ box; Messina oranges, S3 005 00
H box; Valencia oranges, fancy. S3 60
7 00 1 case: bananas, S2 60, firsts; SI 50, good
seconds, 1 buncb; cocoanuts, S4 004 50
hundred; new rigs, 910c fJ pound: dates, Bhi
6Xc V pound.
Vegetables Celery, 4050c doz. bunches;
cabbages, S3 604 00 fl hundred: new cabbage,
S3 003 60 f) crate; onions. Si 001 25 fl barrel;
onion Bets, fancy .Eries. 82 503 00; Jersevs,
S2 002 50; turnips, 4060c fl barrel.
At New York yesterday granulated sugar
sold at 8c In 100-barrel lots. The drift of mar
kets is strongly upward, notwithstanding late
advances. Coffee is fairly steady. Roasted
coffee should be higher, to correspond with the
price of green.
Green Coffee Fancy Rio, 2223c; choice
Rio, 2021c; prime Rio, 20c; fair Rio, 18K19c:
old Government Java, 27c, Maracalbo. 2223c;
Mocha, 30K31c; Santos, 1922K: Caracas
coffee. 2022c; peaberry, Rio, 21623c; La
Roasted (In papers) Standard brands. 24c;
high grades, 2628c; old Government Java,
bulk, 32K33c;Maracaibo,2728c, sautos,
2224c; peaberry. 27c; peaberry Santos, 2224c;
choice Rio, 25kr; prime Rio, 23c; good Rio,
22Uc; ordinary, 2lKc.
Spices (whole) Cloves, 2125c; allspice, 9c;
cassia, 89c: pepner. 19c; nutmeg; 70080c;
Petroleum (jobbers' prices) 110 test, 7c;
Ohio. '120, 8Kcr headlight, 150. 8Jc: water
white, 10o: globe, 12c; elalne, 15c; carnadine,
llc; royaline, 14c.
Sybups Corn syrups, 2629c; choice sugar
syrup. 3338c;primesugar syrup, 3033c; strict
ly prime, 33Q3oc: new maple syrup. 90c.
N. O. Molasses Fancy, 48c; choice, 46c; me
dium, 43c; mixed, 4042c.
Soda Bi-carb In kegs, 34c; bi-carb in Js,
5c; bi-carb, assorted packages. 56c; sal
soda in kegs, lc: do granulated, 2c
Candles Star, full weight, 9c;stearine,per
set, 8Kc: parafflne, ll12c.
Rice Head, Carolina, 77Kc; choice, 63
7c; prime. 5Ji6ic; Louisiana, 66kc
Stabch Pearl, Sc; cornstarch, 6j7c; gloss
Foreign Fauns Layer raisins, 82 65: Lon
don layers, S3 10; California London layers,
S2 50; Muscatels, S2 25: Caifornia Muscatels,
51 85; Valencia, new, 67c; Ondara Valencia,
7K8c; sultana, 8Xc; currants, new, 4ac
Turkey prunes, new, 4$5c; French prunes,
8K13c: Salontca prunes, in 2-ft packages, 8c;
cocoanuts, per 100, SO 00: almonds, Lan., per ft,
20c do lvlca, 19c; do shelled, 40c; walnuts, nap..
1215c; Sicily filberts. 12c; Smyrna figs, 12i
lbc; new dates, 56c; Brazil nuts, 10c;
pecans, ll15c; citron, per ft, 2122c; lemon
peel, per ft. 1314c; orange peel. 12c
Dried Fruits Apple, sliced, per ft, 6c;
apples, evaporated, 6M6c: apricots, Califor
nea, evaporated, 15lsc; peaches, evaporated,
pared, 2223c; peaches, California, evaporated,
unpared, 1012Kc: cherries, pitted, 2122c;
cherries, unpitteo, 56c; raspberries, evapor
ated, 2i24kc; blackberries, 7K8c; huckle
Sugars Cubes, 99Jfc; powdered, 9
9KC; granulated, 9c; confectioners' A. 88c:
standard A. 8c: soft whites. 84Sc: yellow,
choice. 7K8e yellow, good. 7c; yel
low, fair. lc yellow, dark, 7Jic
Pickles Medium, bbls. (L200), S4 50; me
diums, half bbls. (600). S2 75.
SALT N o. 1 f) bul, 95c: No. 1 ex, fl bbl. SI 05;
dairy, V bbl, SI 20; coarse crystal, ft bbU tl 20;
Higgin's Eureka, 4 bu sacks, 82 80, Higgin's
Eureka, 16-14 ft pockets, S3 00.
Canned Goods Standard peaches, SI 30
1 90; 2d!, SI 301 35; extra peaches. SI 601 90;
pie peaches, 90c: finest corn, SI O0l 50; Hid.
Co. corn, 7090c; red cherries, 90cSl 00; Lima
beans, 81 10; soaked do, 85c; string do do, 75
85c: marrowfat peas, 81 101 15; soaked peas,
7075c; pineapples, $1 401 50; Bahama do,
52 75: damson plums. 95c; greepgages, SI 25;
egg plums, S2 00; California pears, 82 50; do
greengage. 82 00: do egg plums. S2 Oil; extra
white cherries, 82 90; red cherries, 2 fts, 90c;
raspberries, 81 401 50; strawberries. 81 10:
gooseberries, 81 20l 30: tomatoes, 8292c;
salmon, l:ft, SI 752 10; blackberries. b0c;suc
cotab, 2-ft cans, ooaked, 99c; do green, 2fis,
81 25l 50; corn beef, 2-ft can, 81 75; 14-ft cans,
$13 50; baked beans, 31 4001 4o; lobster, 1 ft.
81 751 80: mackerel. 1-ft cans, broiled. 81 GO:
sardines, domestic i, 84 154 50; sardines,
domestic Ks 88 258 50; sardines, imported,
Ks, Sll 601J 50; sardines, imported, s, 818 00;
sardines, mustard. 84 00. sardines, spiced, 84 25.
Fisn Extra No. 1 bloater mackerel. 836 fl
bbl.; extra No. 1 do, mess. 840; extra No. 1
niackerel.shore, S32; extra No. 1 do. messed, 836:
No. 2 shore mackerel, 824. Codfish Whole
pollock. 4Kcj3 ft.; do medium, George's cod,
6c: do large, 7c: boneless hake, in strips. 6c; do
George's cod in blocks, 6$7Kc. Herring-J
Round shore. $5 00 ft bbl.; split, 87 00; lake, 82 50
ft 100-fi. half bbl. White fish. 87 It 100-ft. half
bbl. Lake trout, $5 50 fl half bbl. Finnan
haddock, 10c ) ft. Ireland halibut, 13c 1 ft.
Pickerel. barrel, 82 00; f barrel. 8L 10.
Buckwheat Floub 223ic fl jb.
Oatmeal 86 306 60 ft bbl.
Miners' Oil No-1 winter strained, 5S60c
ft gallon. Lard oil, 75c
Grain, Flour and Feed.
Total receipts .bulletined at the Grain Ex
change, 25 ;ars. By Pittsburg, Ft. Wayne and
Chicago, 1 car of corn, 3 of oats, i of hay, 4 of
flour. By Pittsburg, Cincinnati and St. Louis,
3 cars of hay, 1 of -bran, 5 of oats, 1 of s. corn.
By Pittsburg and Lake Erie, 3 cars of bay.
By Pittsburg and Western, 1 car of oats, 2 of ,
hay. Sales'on call: One car sC corn, sample,
40c, track, B. O.; 1 car sample wheat, 03c. ele
vator; 2 cars extra 3 w. oats, 29c, track, eleva
tor; 1 car s. corn. 41c, track. The strong factor
of cereal markets is shell corn, which is scarce.
Our quotations on this are advanced. All else
shows a downward drift, but prices are un
changed. Markets, however, are in favor of
buyers, and it is all that jobbers can do to hold
flour up to quotations.
Wheat Jobbing prices No. 2 red, 96897c;
Corn No. 2 yellow ear, 4142c: high
mixed ear, S73Sc; No. 1 yellow, shelled, 40
41c; No. 2 yellow, shelled. 39(340; blgb mixed,
shelled, 38J39c: mixed, shelled, 86k37c -
Oats No. 2 white, 8131e; extra. No. 3,
80f30Kc; No. 3 white, 2ftgac; No. 2 mixed.
RYZ-No. 1 Western. 7075c: No. 2, 55S56&
Barley No. 1 Canada. 9598c: No. 2 Cana
da. 8588c; No. 3 Canada, 70S72c; Lake Shor'e,
Floub Jobbing prices, winter patents'
85 756 00: spring patents, 86 006 25; winter
straight, (5 0096 26; clear winter, J4 7585 00:
straight XXXX bakers', 84 254 60. Rye flour.
88 6083 75.
Millfeed Middlings, fine white, 815 00
16 00 ft ton: brown middlings. S12 0012 50;
winter wbeat bran, 813 00013 50; chop feed,
815 001S 00.
HAY-Baled timothy, choice, 814 60014 75;
No. 1 do, 814 00814 25; No. 2 do. 812 0013 00;
loose from wagon, S18 OO20 00; No. 1 upland
Srairie, 810 0010 25; No. 2. 88 008 50; packing
Straw Oats, S8 U0S 25; wheat and rye
straw, 87 007 6088 00.
Sugar-cured hams, large, 10c; sugar-cured
hams, medium, lie; sugar-cured bams, small,
UHc; sugar-cured breakfast bacon, 10Mc: sugar-
cured shoulders, 8c: sugar-cured boneless.
shoulders, 9c; sugar-cured California bams,
8c; sugar-cured dried beef flats, 8Kc; sugar
cured dried beef sets, 9c; sugar-cured dried
beef rounds, HHc; bacon shoulders, TA bacon
clear sides, 8c; bacon clear bellies, Kc: dry
salt shoulders, 6Kc: dry salt clear sides, TJic
Mess pork, heavyr 814 00: mess pork, family,
814 60. Lard Refined in tierces, 7c; half
barrels, 7c: 60-ft tubs, 7c: 20-ft pails. 7Jc; 50
ft tin cans, TJic: 3-ft tin pails, 8c; 5-ft tin pails,
7c; 10-ft tin paUs, 7c Smoked sausage, long,
6c; large, 5c Fresh pork links, 9c Pigs feet,
half barrel, 84 00; quarter barrel, 81 9a
Armour Sc. Co. furnish the following prices
on dressed meats: Beef carcasses, 450 to 650 fts,
fMr 65U to 650 fts, 6c: 650 to 750 fts, 6Kc Sheep,
8c ft. Lambs, 9c fl ft. Hogs, 6&C Fresh
pork loins. 9c
Shattered nerves, tired
brain. Impure blood,
debilitated system, all
are the natural out.
come In the Spring. A
medicine must be used,
and nothing equals
Fame's celery com
pound. We let others
praise us you cannot
kelp believing a disin
jrtgadier-Gcneral W. L. Greenleaf. Burling
ton, Vt, writes : "I have used Fame's Celery
Compound on several occasions, and always
With benefit. Last spring, being very much ran
down and debilltaWl, L commenced taHnglt.
Two bottles made me feel like a new man. As
a general tonic and spring medicine I do not
know of Its equal."
"I have used two bottles ot your Paine'3
Celery Compound, and It has given entire sat
isfaction as an appetizer and blood purifier."
T. L. Bebneb, Watertown, Dakota.
Is prescribed by physicians, recommended by
druggists, endorsed by ministers, praised by
users, and guaranteed by the manufacturers,
as a spring medicine which will do all thatls
clalmedforlt. Use It thl3 spring, and see now
quickly It tones you up.
Purifies the Blood.
Foil accounts of wonderful cores made by
Paine's Celery Compound after other medicines
and the best physicians nadfalled, sent free.
There's nothing Use It.
81.00. Six for 85.00. Druggists.
Wells, Richardson & Co., Burlington, Vt.
DIAMOND DYES Tt&.'VL
LACTATED FOOD V3&
JOSEPH HORNE & CO.,
Cor. Wood and Liberty Sts.,
Importers and Jobbers of
Special offerings this week in
For largest assortment and lowest prices call
and see us.
TUI ONEY TO LOAH -
On mortgages on improved real estate In sums
of 81,000 and upward. Applv at
DOLLAR SAVINGS BANK.
mh4-34-r No. 124 Fourth avenue.
EXTRACT OF BEEF.
ARMOUR & CO., CHICAGO,
This Is now conceded to be tbe best in the
market, as witnessed bv the fact that we have
just secured tbe 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.
EVERY POUND WARRANTED PURE
Chartiers Creamery Co.
Warehouse and General Offices,
616 LIBERTY STREET,
Factories throughout Western
For prices see market quotations.
I A M I
t I I 1 I
WHITNEY & STEPHENS!),
a FOURTH AVENUK.
ISSUE TRAVELERS' CREDITS
MESSRS. DREXEL. MORGAN A CO,
PASSPORTS PROCURED. J-173
The Deer-Creek ancU
hanna R. R. Cc
First Mortgage 5 Per Ct. Gc d
PRINCIPAL DUE 1919. INTER1
BLE JULY 1 AND JANUi
MERCANTILE TRUST AND DE
OF BALTIMORE, TRUST
Issue, JCOO.00Q. Principal and it
anteed by the Maryland Central Rj
This bond Is a first mortgage on
road now under construction from
connecting with the Maryland Cen- '
Co.. to Stafford. Md. The Marvi
Railway Cq.. Baltimore to Delta. P:
was reorganized In December, 1S8S.
on a souna financial basis, doing a
business. The York and Peach Bott
Co., York, Pa to Peach Bottom (4
been acquired by the Maryland C
way Co., making a system of 101 1
will be operated by the Maryland C
We recommend these bonds as a
vestment, and offer a limited amou
05 per cent and accrued interest, si
vance in price.
REA BROS. & CO., Bankers and
423 'WOOD STREET, PITTSBT.
814 PEXN AVENUE. PITTSBI ' 1
As old residents know and back ft
burg papers prove, is tbe oldest estr
most prominent physician In tbe ci
special attention to all chronic dise
SSSSST NO FEE UNTIL ", i
MPQni IQ ana meutal disear r., -.
nLII VUUu decay, nervous del i
energy, ambition and hope, imp
ory, disordered sight, self-distrust,
dizziness, sleeplessness, pimples, ei
poverished blood, failmgpowers.or
ness, dyspepsia, constipation, consi
fitting the person for business, socii
nage, permanently, safely and priv
BLOOD AND SKIN SS ..
blotcbes, failing bair, bone pair
swellings, ulcerations of tongue.mi
ulcers, old sores, are cured for hi
poisons thoroughly eradicated f ron
IIDIMADV kidney and bladd
Unllinn Timents, weak bacl
tarrhal discharges, inflammation
painful symptoms receive searching
prompt relief and real cures.
Dr. Whittler's life-long, extenslvi
insures scientidc and reliable tr
common-sense principles. Const
Patients at a distance as carefully
here. Office hours 9 A. K. to 8 p.
10A.3l.tolP. Jf.only. DE.WH .
Penu avenue. Pittsburg, Pa. ap9-3
WHAT IS MONEY WITHOUT 5 ,v TH.
Health, Energy and Strength seen
AMORAHDA WAFERS. These w
guahixtexd srscrriG and the only c
safe remedy for the permanent cure o
no matter how long standing, Nervoi
Headache, Nervous Prostration causi
alcohol or tobacco, Sleeplessness, Me" r i
ion. Softening of the Brain resultint. 1 1
and leading to misery, decay and deai i
Old Age, Barrenness, Spermatorrhoei
Dream j, Premature Decay of Vital 1
by over exertion ot the brain, self-t
indulgence. 73 cents per box or t
$4.00, sent by mail prepaid on reo - .
Six boxes is the complete treatment and with
every purchase of six boxes at one time we willv,
WRITTEN GUARANTEE TO REFUND THE MONEY .
if the wafers do not benefit or effect a permanent
cure. Prepared only by the BOSTON MEDICAL
INSTTIUTE. Tor sale only by; J0SEPH
PLEMING "& SON. 412 Market Street. Pitts
burgh, Pa., P. 0. Box 37. to whom all communis
cation should be addressed.
'"-' aczxrcaersi os
A Scientific and Standard Popular Medical Truths oa
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from the National Medical Association,
for the PRIZE ESSAY on NERVOUS and
PHYSICAL DEBILITY. Dr. Parker and a corps
of Assistant Physicians may be consulted, confi
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member of the Royal College of Physicians
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tion given to Nervous Debility from excessive
mental exertion, indiscretions of youth, eta,
causing physical and mental decay, lack of
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