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How it Hurts Legitimate Trade in
SKIM MILK POSIKG AS FULL CREAM
Feek'a Eeturns of Transactions at liberty
CATTLE, SHEEP AND HOGS DBOOPING
Office of Pittsbcbg Dkpatct
TnrasDAT, ilay J. 2s9.
Representatives of Chica?cj rm8 haTe
been offering lull cream "necse to the trade
Vithin a few days at 7c. A week ago
the price at the Chi ag0 board xna 7C( and
prices haTe stiff-- d . th t .,
The nartlesw j(J offer fuU cneeBe here at
,care,ju aln English, palpable frauds, and
the won aer ,3 q, they caa find top,.
-V0D'..bly one-hall the so-called full cream
"""-ess brought to this market Is manufactured
'.rom cottonseed oil and blue skim milt. Large
quantities of this miserable stuff are coming
to the market marked Ohio cheese.
The agent who proffers to deliver full cream
cheese to the trade' here at 6!7c is offering
at a fall cent and a half below the cost at
headquarters. A representative of a genuine
Chicago firm which aims to do business on an
SiQnest basis was In the city yesterday, and
learning that full cream cheese was offered
here at 8f 7c, said his house would pay more
than that at home for all that would pass the
test of the inspector.
When on the question of the alleged full
cream cheese, said ageut told the folkraing, in
substance: A wholesale grocer at Galveston,
S'ejc, was recently visited by a cheese drummer
from Chicago, who offered to deliver the finest
lull cream cheese at 8c On such representa
tion son bnira afTP ordered. It so hanDened
that the Galveston merchant had a partner"
doing business in Milwaukee, b rom tne latter
he ordered 100 boxes, which were hilled to him
Cheese Is Cheese.
A few days later the Chicago cheese ap
peared, but on Inspection was found" to be a
Jong ways from full cream. The drummer was
drilling to take the cheese off the merchant's
hands on representation of its failure to meet
requirements, but was not permitted so to do.
The only thing that would satisfy the Galves
ton merchant was the full cream cheese or the
payment of the 3c difference between the low
grade skim milk stuff sent and that -which was
ordered. The agent caved and paid, and was
glad to get so easily out of the dilemma, into
which rascality led him. Put it down as a fact
that the house which proffers to sell full cream
cheese at Gc to 7c is crooked.
With an increase of 400 head over last week
in local receipts, cattle markets weakened, and
there was a drop of 5c to 10c on all but smooth,
light butcher stock. Bujers were not as plenty
as usual and markets dragged. Heavy cattle
could only be disposed of by liberal concessions
to buyers. The supply of calves was the largest
of the season, being close to 2,000 head since
ill on Bay.
Markets for sheep and lambs were slow, but
prices of last week were fairly maintained.
Yearlings were in best demand. Spring lambs
were plenty and slpw. A sharp drop in hog; is
reported from Chicago to-day. The decline nas
been 20c to 25c. The price of tops there as re
ported to oi.e of our packers i SI 50. The rates
ior a week past have been S4 75 to $4 80J
Cattle Here and There.
There have been received at Chicago since
Monday morning over 114000 head. Apart of
this great overflow will tjlue here the last of
theweek. The bad roads iof April and farmers'
seeding kept bacK stock. It is expected that
receipts will be big from now until Jul-. The
general expectation of packers is that hogs are
bound to find a lower level.
Following is the report of live stock transac
tions for the week at the East Liberty yards:
Thro'. I Local
21, 500 I 19,400
New York Beeves Receipts, 857 head,
including 46 carloads for exportation and 7 car
Joads for city slaughterers direct: no tradine in
Iieef cattle: quiet for dressed beef at (c.
Exports, C10 beeves and 130 sheep. Cable ad
vices from Liverpool iuote American refriger
ator hjef dull and weak atSc per pound. Calves
Receipts, 1,900, head: weak, at 45;c per
pound for Teal, and at 23ic for buttermilk
calves. Sheep Receipts. 8,000 head, including
2.000 spring lambs. Clipped sheep sold at S3 75
(H 85 per 100 pounds; clipped yearlings at $5 00
66 00; spring lambs at $7 008 00 per 100
pounds, with a few choice at S8 6009 00. Hogs
Receipts, 5,200 head, nearly all for slaugh
terers direct; small bunch of live hogs changed
hands alive at U 50 per 100 pounds.
St, Lours Cattle Keceipts. L100 head: ship,
ments, 400 head; market steady; choice heavy
native steers, $3 90Q4 40: fair to good. $3 204 00;
stackers and feeders, fair to good, S2 103 25;
rangers, corn-fed, 2 7503 50; grass-fed. ?l 90
2 SO. Hogs-Receipts. 6,200 head; shipments.
3,800 head; market loner; choice, heavy and
butchers' selections, S4 301 40: pacKing, me
dium to prime, $4 204 35: light grades, ordi
nary to best, 53 304 40. SheepReceipts, 3000
head; shipments, 2,000 head; market strong; tair
to Choice, S3 004 50.
CHICAGO-Cattle Keceipts. 14,000 head: ship
ments, 7,000 head: market slow, shade lower:
beeves, H J04 3a; steers, S3 404 10; stackers
and feeders. S2 503 60; cows, bulls and
mixed, J1753 30: Texas steers, ?3 503 6a
Hogs Receipts, 30,000 head; shipment, 7,000
head; market 15c lower; mixed, fl 101 35;
heavy. $4 054 25; light, J4 20Q4 60: skips.
S3 504 15. Sheen Receipts, 4,000 head; ship
ments, 1,000 head; market steady; natives.
J3 S04 15: Western, shorn, S3 754 15; Texans.
S3 003 75: lambs, SI 505 50.
Kansas Crrr Cattle-Eecelpts, 1,937 head;
no shipments: market slow and weakf good to
choice corn fed, $3 754 05; common to medium,
S3 253 60; stockers and feeding steers, $2 25
8 45; cows, SI 753 25. Hogs Receipts, 9.3&J
head; shipments, 5.937 head: market dull and
1520c lower; good to choice, S4 101 20; com
mon to medium, S3 504 59. Sheep Receipts,
1,400 head; no shipments; market steady; good
to choice muttons, S3 754 20; common to
medium, 2 503 5a
Buffaix) Cattle Dull and lower; receipts.
100 loads through; 6 sale. Sheep and lambs
Receipts, 2 loads through; 21 sale; market 10c
loen isheep, good to best, 004 10; fair to
&2rP. ,54 i lambs Rood yearlings, S5 25
??' ?iri E0C?' H 755 Hogs-Receipts;
16 loads through; 27 sale: market dull and 10
15c Jowen lorkers and mediums, 54 60; pigs,
CnrcTOJTAn-Hogs lower; common and
light, S3 o4 50; packing and butchers'. S4 25
4 40; receipts, 2,300 head; Ehipments, 2,000
PB1L BALI'S JlllliD G0XE.
Broken Down by Brooding Over HU Ad.
venture With" the Badgers.
rSFECIAL TILEOEAM TO THE DISPATCH.l
New Toek, May J6. Phil Daly was
taken to Long Branch last week in a special
mr vitv mnr.h broken down in healfli TT!o
wife and four children are with him there, f
Dr. S.JLHunt is watching Mr. Daly's
condition, and acting under his instructions,
Jlr. Daly takes a ride .daily. 2fo one is al
lowed to converse with him upon business
matters, and he is not permitted to read the
newspapers. Dr. Hunt thinks Mr. Daly
will recover full control of his mental
faculties if lie has absolute quiet and is kept
entirely free from business cares.
Mr. Dalv has grown old since his narrow
escape from Addie Stanton's gang of bad
gers. His most .intimate friends say his
weakness of mind lias been caused by con
stantly brooding over the published reports
of that adventure, in which his account of
the occurrences was discredited.
NJ5W York Pig Iron quiet Copper dull;
lake, May, $12 ua Lead weak; domestic, S3 8a
Tin brisker and higher; Straits, S20 6a
' tsr.,LOTjiB Ttereis an active demand and
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MAEKETS BY WIBE.
Wheat Tuple's Under thorijfloencoofFlno
".owing Weather Corn nnd Oati
Wenlter lloe Prodncd Unset
tled and Baretr Steady.
(jnicAQo A good business was transacted
in wheat to-day, but at a further decline in
prices. J uly openedc lower and declined &c,
rallied Jc then declined lc, ruled steady and
closed at ijc lower than yesterday. The offer
ings were heavy, parties who had covered yes
terday putting out lines, and there was consid
erable long wheat closed out. The weakness
of the market influenced this action.
The principal weakening factor was the fine
growing weather and promise of a bountiful
harvest At the decline there was free buying.
There was an unusually wide variation In the
prices of No. 2 cash wheat, extending to fully
10 cents per bushel. This was caused by the
milling demand and was governed by the qual
ity of the grain.
A weaker feeling was developed in com and
slightly lower prices were established, though
the vofume of business was only moderate and
fluctuations limited to Ko range. The easier
tone was attributed mainly to the larger esti
mated receipts forto-morrnw and sympathy
with wheat and provisions. The market opened
at about yesterday's closing quotations and
gradually declined Jic, reacted e, ruled steady
and closed KH lower than yesterday.
A weaker tecling developed in oats and prices
declined Ko,and the close was quiet at
about Inside figures. Trading was fair.
Quite a good business was done In pork and
the feeling was unsettled. Opening sales were
1012c decline and a further reduction of 6c
was submitted to. Later the feeling was
stronger and prices advanced 1517c. the
market closing steady.
Trading was only fair in lard and the feeling
was weak. Prices ruled 2K5c lower and the
market closed steady at about medium figures.
A little more business was transacted in ribs,
hut the feeling was easier. Prices ruled 67c
lower early, but a portion of the reduction was
recovered later, and the market closed quiet at
The leading rutures ranged as rollowc
Wheat No. 2 June. 8282S0?iS0?fc:
July, 77K77K76763ie: August 74&7S&
74J74Jgc; year, 7474W7373Kc.
Corn No. 2 June. fi2i3;34ffi34ES4Wic:
July.35K35K34M34c; August, 35K635Vc.
Oats No. 2 June. 23W2S222c:
July, 23S2S22622c; September, 23$
Mess Poek, per bbL June, 111 37K11 45
Gil 37K3U 40: July, $11 40U 55011 35&11 45;
August, S1145U 574U 40U 5a
Labs, per 100 lbs. June, $4 77J6 75: July,
S6 800 SO; August 88 856 gl6 S50 8a.
Shout Bibs, per 100 lbs. June, ?5 SO- July,
So 855 S05 SOio 85; August S5 9005 921.
Casb quotations were as rollows: ITIour steady
and unchanged; No. 2 spring wheat 8393c;
No. 3 spring wheat 78S0c; No. 2 red. 82X83c.
No. 2 corn. 34Kc No. 2 oats. 22)c No. 2
rye.41Jc No. 2 barley, nominal. No. 1 flax
seed, SI 54. Prime tJmothv seed, SI 351 3a
Mess pork, per barrel, $11 40(311 45i Lard, per
100 pounds, SG77K. Short ribs sides (loose),
$5 555 75. Dry salted shoulders (boxed),
50 50. Short clear sides (boxed), S6 126 25.
Receipts Flour. 10,000 barrels; wheat, 22,000
bushels: corn. 253,000 bushels; oats, 131,000 bush
els: rye, 2,000 bushels; barley, 11,000 bushels.
Shipments Flour. 10,000 barrels; wheat 31,000
bushels; corn. 390,000 bushels; oats. 217,000 bush
els;trye, h.000 bushels; barley. 1,000 bushels.
On the Produce Exchange to-day the butter
market was very weak; fancy creamery. 15
16c; rkoicfe to fine, 1214c; fine dairies, l214c;
fair to good, S10c. Eggs firmer at 12c.
New Yokk Flourmoderately active. Corn
meal quiet and steady. Wheat Spot moder
ately active for export; light milling demand
and tlc lower: options more active, heavy
and 4lc lower on better crop reports, longs
selling and weak cables. Rye dull; western,
50a Barley malt dull. Corn Spot dull and
weaker; options fairly active, Jtc lower and
weak. Oats Spot moderately active and
lower; options quiet and heavy. Kay quiet
and steady. Hops firm and In fair demand.
Coffee Options opened steady and unchanged
to 15 points down, closed steady at 510 points
down; sales. 20,500 bags. Including Alay, 16.45
ia50c; June, 16.50c; July, 166016.65c;
August la75ia80c: September, 16.85
ia90c: October, 16.9517.00; November.
17.00c; December, 17.0517.10c; February, 17.10
17.15c; March, 17.15c: spot Rio dull fair cargoes,
I8J4C. Sugar Raw dull and unsettled; fair re
fining. 6Vc; sales, 1,450 bags; molasses sugar,
87 test 5c; 2,500 tons domestic molasses sugar,
5c; refined quiet and steady. Molasses, foreign,
quiet; 50 test 29c; New Orleans quiet Rice
steady and in fair demand. Cottonseed nil de
pressed; crude. 40c; on? grades, 83c. Tallow
strong; .sales, 150 hogsheads city, 4Jc. Rosin
quiet and steady. Turpentine dull at 39c
Egcs steady; western, 1314c: receiptt, 6,668
packages. Pork quiet, Cutmeats firm; pickled
hams, HKc. Lard easy and dull; sales, western
steam. S J57 20, closing at S7 15: city, S6 55;
May, S7 117 12. closing at $7 11; June, S7 10
7 12, closing at S7 11: July, S7 12; August S7 17
7 18, closing at S7 18; September, 57 207 21
closing at S7 2a Butter in fair demand and
firmer for extras; western dairy, 913c: do
creamery, 1S1GKc: western Jactory, -8llc.
Cheese lower and dull; part skims, 7sc.
St. Louis Flour quiet Wheat lower. The
continued fine weather and crop prospects again
proved too much for the market and with dull
and lower cables and other influences the close
was weak and ?ic lower; No. 2 red, cash,
79X80c; June, 7o77c, closing at.76ic bid;
July, 7273Kc, closing at 7272c bid; Au
gust 7373)c, closing at 73c asked; December,
76Ji76J4c closing at 76c Corn weaker, ex
cept for June, which sold Jc higher; No. 2
mixed, cash, 32e; Mav. 32c; June, 31Jc; July,
S232lc, closing at 32c asked; August, 32
33c closing at 32c Oats lower. Provisions
Philadelphia Flour steady but quiet;
Wheat Offerings light and very little demand
from any source: prices generally lc lower.
Corn in moderate demand for carlots, prices of
which rnled steady under light offerings; noth
ing doing In futures. Oats Carlots advanced
yc, but the rise restricted business; futures
ruled firm and c higher. Butter dull and weak;
Pennsylvania creamery, extra, 16c Eggs dull
and weak; Pennsylvania firsts, 13c
ClKCTKlf ATT Flour quiet Wheat dull, nom
inaIfNo.2 red, S5S6c; receipts, 1,700 bushels;
shipments, none. Corn stronger; No. 2 mixed,
35K36c Oats dull; No. 2 mixed, 27c Rye
quiet; No. 2, 4Sc Pork quiet at S1212 50.
Lard easier at S6 CO. Bulkmeats and bacon quiet
and unchanged. Butter steady. Sugar firm.
.ggs easier. Cheese scarce and firm.
Milwatjkee Hour steadyand firm. Wheat
easier: cash, June and July. 76c. Corn firm;
No. 3, 35c Oats firm; No 2 white. 28c Rye
easv; No. L 4445c Barley dull; No. 2, 5051c
Provisions easy. Pork, Sll 50. Lard, S6 75.
Cheese unchanged; Cheddars, old, 910c
Baltimobe Provisions quiet and steady.
Butter quiet; Western packed. 1213c;. cream
cry. 18a Eggs weak at 1213a Coffee firm;
Rio fair, lS18Ka
Toledo Cloverseed dull and steady; cash,
51 25; October, S4 50.
A Better Demand, bnt Prices Unsatisfactory
The Tuoiuaa Company Cut.
There has been an improvement in the de
mand since a week ago, but prices are very un
satisfactory, with no prospect of a radical im
provement before falL The cut of the Thomas
company possesses far less importance than
has been "attributed to it They were selling at
about SI 50 a,bov Pittsburg prices, and the re
duction was made to meet the market
Pig Ikon Neutral Gray loree, S14 50;
cash; wtite and mottled, S14 0U14 60. cash,
all ore mill. S15 75(gl6 00, cash; No. 1 foundry,
S17 2517 bO. cash; No. 2 foundry, S16 00, cash;
No. 2 charcoal foundrv. S21 0021 5a cash:
cold blast charcoal, S25 O028 00. cash ; Bessemer
iron, $16 7517 00, cash.
FEERO-MANOAHESE-Eighty per cent, $55 00
56 OOjspeigel-eisen, ?280028 50for20per cent
MAKTFACTrmED IBOK Bars, 81 751 SO, 60
days, 2 per cent off, ,
Billets Bessemer steel, $2700 cash: nail
slabs, S27 7528 00; domestic bloom and rail
ends, S19 0019 50. '
NAILS-Carlots 12d to 40d, $185, 60 days; 2
per cent off for cash.
WnouoiiT Iron Pipe Discounts on steam,
gas and water pipe; black, Y to l!-inch, 65 per
cent 1 to 12 Inches, 67; galvanized, Yt to
lK-inchJ 47K per cent; 1 to 12, inches, 55 per
cent; oilwell casing, 60 per cent; 6-lnch cas
ing, 37K per net foot; 2-inch tubing,.13c; boiler
tubes, &$, and oil well casing, CO per cent off
Merchant steel Tool, 8c; crucible
spring, 4c; .crucible machinery, 5c;' open
hearth machinery. 2c
Rail FABTErafGS Spikes, 250c per pound,
30 days; splice bars. 1.801.85c per pound; square
nut track bolts. 2.752.85c, and hexagon nut2.90
2.95c, f. o. b. Pittsburg.
Old Rails American tees, $24 0024 60;
steel do,?I8 50 ror short, 118 SOforlong. A
Steel Rails Heavy sections, S2S29 cash,'
at works. ,'
Sckap Iron No.l wrought, $2121 25pernrt
ton; cast scrap, $16 5016: wrought turnings, 013
14. net: cit borings, S1213, gross: car axles,
S25 0025 50, net; old car wheels, 119 0019 60,
gross; rail ends, S19 G020 00; bloom do, S19, 60,
Sk-elp Ieon Grooved sizes, $1 65, cash;
Drygooda Market. ,
New Yobk. May 16. The special movement
in bleached shirtings through a temporary re
duction of prices is about completed, and many
makes of both brown and bleached cottons
have been well cleaned up through slight' con
cessions. Agents are not making as much effort
to sell as a little while ago, and there is more
general firmness to the market which bak an
upward look.! WamButta 4-4 bleacheh shirtings
were advanced to 10c .to-day. -Laeonla cprset
jeans ascnv ictmi rains waraiaavancwi ina
AN1 ORACLE 'SPEAKS.
Views of an Expert on.tfie Business
Situation and Outlook.
W GOOD CAtSE FOE COMPLAINT.
Borrowed .Money Put to Uses That Will
Ultimately Bring a Rich Seward,
IHE H0YEMMT T0WAED THE EA8T END
That business, as a whole, .is in good
shape is proved by the scarcity of idlers in
the ranks of the laboring class, by the
steady accumulation of iunds in the savings
.institutions and by the increased and in
creasing demand for money at the banks.
That some lines of trade are dull iron and
glass for instance there is no denying, but,
taken altogether, there have been few sum
mers, even in booming times, when results
showed a larger aggregate or the situation
was more satisfactory. This conclusion is
borne out by the statement of the cashier of
one of the leading banks yesterday. He said:
"Ever since the declaration of onr dividend
a couple of weeks ago we have been discount
ing about as much paper as we care to take.
"We declined a number of good offers for the
reason that it is and always has been the policy
of this bank to keep a sufficient amount of
funds on hand to meet any emergency that
might arise. I know of several other banks
that are similarly situated; but there are others
that are still complaining of a surfeit of idle
money. Capital is undoubtedly scarcer than it
was a month ago. This is shown in the harden
ing tendency of rates. Then loans were fre
quently made at 6 per cent including State
tax; now it is difficult to get accommodations
at less than 6 per cent The interest rate is an
unerring indication of the state of the money
"What are borrowers doing with the money?"
"That question has been asked of me before.
A good deal of it has been, or will be, used in
the betterment of manufacturing plants. If
you will look around you will see that almost
every mill and factory is undergoing some kind
of change or Improvement Some are
being enlarged; others are receiving new
machinery; here a fumace is going up;
there a new stack is being built New methods
of manufacturing, new styles of products to
supply special wants are continually coming
forward, and to meet these demands and keep
abreast of the times mill men are compelled to
make frequent changes in machinery as well as
expand their works. This is expensive to the
owners, but is good for the banks. Then, again,
there is an impression that real estate will soon
be advanced, and a great many people are in
vesting in it while prices are down. Probably
one-half of the money that is obtained from us
Is put into lands and houses, either for private
use or speculation. In either case 1 think the
investment the best that could be made, Pitts
burg has just fairly commenced to grow. It
has a great future before it"
"Is there much doing in the speculative mar
kets that does not appear upon the surface?"
"I do not think so. Pittsburg people are not
much given to that sort of trading. It is con
fined, for the most part, to a small professional
element and is within narrow limits. Our
local securities are safe enough, but the de
mand is too restricted and the fluctuations too
narrow to make trading in them attractive, to
the public As for petroleum, it is so com
pletely under the control of the Standard Com
pany that even members of the Exchange are
discouraged, and many of them wonld get out
of the business if they had anything else to
The great movement of population toward
the East End is one of the significant signs of
the times. On this subject a Fourth avenue
real estate dealer said yesterday: "If a man
who left the city a year ago would return to
day and. visit the East End he would hardly
recognize the place. Blank spaces have been
cleared, beautified and covered with handsome
houses, surrounded in most cases by tastefully
laid out grounds. This change is especially
noticeable at Ben Venue, Bhadyslde, Roup,
Dallas and Wilkinsburg; but almost every
other locality at that end of the city has under
gone more or less change for the better. Of
course this stampede this creation of beauti
ful hamlets and villages has had the effect of
advancing prices, but they are not unreason
able considering the benefits which a purchaser
buys with the land. Rapid transit increased
and increasing facilities for passing to and fro
at all hours at a small cost is at the bottom of
this wonderful growth. Where it will end I do
not know, but 1 look for it to continue until the
entire East Liberty valley is a compact mass of
houses containing as large a population as the
BULL AND STRONGER. .
Local Securities Show Signs ol Getting Out
of the But i
Local securities were generally stronger yes
terday, but dull, only four stocks being tra'ded
in to the extent of 245 shares. The improve
ment in prices was caused solely by an attempt
to place buying orders, there being no change
in the general situation. Among the stocks
most prominent for strength were Philadelphia
Gas, Electric Pittsburg and Western and
Allegheny Heating Company was wanted at
110. For Pleasant Valley Passenger Railway
200 was asked. Central Traction sold at 28;
the others were steady and neglected. La Noria
picked up a little on more favorable news from
the mine. Indications were favorable for a bet
ter demand and a stronger market to-day and
to-morrow. Bids, offers and sales were:
Bid. Asked. Bid. Asked.
Pitts. PetS. &M. Ex.. 480 800
Allegheny Nat. Bit 63
Fourth Nat Bank...: 127 130
Fidelity Title AT. Co. 125 .... I25J ....
Pitts. N.B. of Com'ce 231 ....
People's U. Bank 150 ....
K. E.L. and Trust Co. 80 ..
Allegheny Gas Co S&H 38 SSJ 33
Pitts. Uas Co &
Allegheny Heating Co 110 .... no
BrldguwaterUas 43 50 48 49
Chartiers Vsl. Has Co. 51 5' 51& Ktf
Manufacturers Gas Co 23 ....
Nat. Gas Co. of W. Va 57 62
People's N G &, P Co.. 16 18 16 174
Pennavlvanla Gas Co 3
Philadelphia Co 37 37J 37 &X
Wheeling Gas Co 30 30?$ 20H XH
Washington Oil Co.... 72 75 72$ 74K
CentralTractlon 2SJ ....
Cltltens' Traction 70 .... 70 ....
Pittsburg Traction.... 63 54 63M 53
Pitts. June B. B. Co.. !6 27)f
Pitts. A Western K. K. 12 ....
P. i W. B. R. pref. 2iJ( M
La Norla Mining Co... 154 ltf ju $
Westinghouse iJectrle E! 5$
U. Switch & Signal Co.- 23W 24
Westlng'seAIrB. Co.. 115 118 115 118
JVestlng'se B. Co. 11m. 64 .... 64) 65
Sales at the morning call were 100 snares of
Philadelphia Gas at S!ii and 100 Central Trac
tion' at 28k-
13 the afternoon 20 shares of Wheeling Gas
sold at 53K and 25 Pittsburgland Western pre
ferred at 21.
Henry M. Long sold 100 shares Philadelphia
The total sales of Stocks at New York yes
terday were 289,860 shares, including Atchison.
24,805; Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
17,700; Lake Shore, 4,250: Northwestern, 14,370;
New Jersey Central, 3,100: Oregon Transcontl
nental, 41,027; Reading, 42,620: Richmond and
yesiroini,3,oA; ou jraui, z?,u; union la-
BANKING. AT PAR.
'An Improvement In the Borrowing Demand
BlK.Clearlns House Figures.
There was nothing new in the local financial
sttnation yesterday. At several of the leading
banks business was reported moving along
pretty much In the old familiar way, with
checking and depositing up to the average,
plenty of small notes and a slightly better bor
rowing demand at the usual rates. The clear
ings rose to 2,072,593 01, and the balances to
5422,260 94. This denotes a large movement in
manufacturing and commercial lines "of trade.
Honey on call at ,New York, yesterday, was
'easy at 22K Per tent; last. loan 2; closed
offered at 2 Prime-mercantile paper, Zi
6. Sterling exchange dull but steady at
4-67 for 60-day bills and 4 89 for demand.
' Government Bonds.
IT. S. 4, reg , 10K1075
TJ. S. 4Hi- coun in7VSiroit?
JJ. 8. 4s, reg .1 USj4129
u. o. , cuup,. ....... ....... ........ ....vjniiQi&H
ij v , ' . ". l Bid. s
Currency, 8 per cent, 1895 rer J2i ..
Currency, 6 per cent t3 reg,,....;...124i
i -- Intf fAnt. USI? .T - -1tt
Currency, Spercent 1898 reg JJ1
Currencv, Spercent, 1839 reg.... i 133
,Sales of 160,000 coupon 4s at 12 buyer three
Nsw YOBX.i-ClearIngs. 1121,511,548; balances,
Boston Clearings. 14,944,991; balances,
$1,610,425. Money lf; per cent
PHrLADELPHlA Clearings, 11,684,745; bal
Baltimore Clearings to-day, $1,877,989; bal
St. Louis-Clearings, 3,080,495; .balances,
Chicago Money unchanged. Bank clear
London The bullion in the Bank of En
gland increased 948.000 dnring the past week.
The proportion of the Bank of England's re
serve to liability is now 37.34 per cent
Paris Three pec cent rentes, 87f 60o for
the account The weekly statement of the
Bank of France shows an increase of 6,700,0001
gold and 2,325,0001 silver.
DECLINES AND EEC0TEES.
An Unusually Interesting Day at tho Oil
Exchange Tbo Ontlaok.
The oil market opened yesterday with tho
bears on top. At imes during the day there
was an unusual amount o'f noise and considera
ble excitement as fluctuations favored one side
or the other. The opening price was 80c Jc
below the close-of Wednesday. Under liberal
buying by the shorts, the' market sold up to
81ic, followed by a slump, under persistent
hammering, to 80&C
From this point it quickly reacted to 81c,
then softened a fraction, and held around that
point until the last hour, when good buying
caused an advance to 82Uc It then weakened
and closed steadv at 82VSc with carrvinz flat.
t indicating enough oil to go round. The chances
seemed to iavor a slightly lower level ima
morning, and a rally during the day to 83c or
in that neighborhood. A bear said : "I look
for "5-cent oil before the month is out" The re
sult will show which is the better guesser. The
exchange will settle the question of trading in
futures, so far as it is concerned, at 3 o'clock
Union Oil Company's Knox well, Washington
county, was reported doing about 30 barrels an
hour. Snee-Swlnderman No. 6. Brush creek,
was making a goodshowing.
Features of tHo Markets
Opened 80.1 Lowest....
Highest 82 Closed
Beflned, New York, 6.85.
Kenned, London, i'A.
Kenned, Antwerp, ls;.
New York closed 82Ji.
Oil City closed 82.
Bradford closed S2.
A. B. Mcttrew & Co', quote: Puts, 81c; calls,
Other Oil Markets.
Bradford. May 16. National transit cer
tificates opened at 80c; lowest. 80c; highest,
82c; closed, 82c
Trruivn,ra, May IB. National transit cer
tificates opened at 80c; highest 82Kc; lowest
8c; closed, 82c
On. City, May 16. National transit cer
tificates opened at 80-Kc; highest 82c; low
est SQc; closed. S2Kc
New Yore, May 16. Petroleum opened
steady at 80&c and declined Kc in the trading.
Heavy buying by Western houses then caused
a sharp turn, and the price was .advanced to
82Kc the market closing firm at 82c Sales,
THE BDIEB ABROAD.
Real Estate Still Wanted Reports of the
Samuel W. Black fe Co., 99 Fourth avenue,
sold another of those handsome lots on Adams
street opposite the residence of George H.
Anderson, Esq., Hazelwood, size 44x115, for
1,200. This vicinity has not yet caught the
boom of high prices, and for that reason is
very attractive to purchasers.
D. Behen & Son sold for H. Gulenty to Anna
Lnbitz lot 20x94 feet, being 4072 William street
with frame house of five rooms, for 2,000.
Ewing & Byers. No. 107 Federal street placed
a mortgage of 1,000 for five years at 6 per cent
on Boyle street property, Allegheny. They
also sold for William Kennedy to Mrs. Haley a
frame house of four rooms and attic on Terrace
street Allegheny, for $1,550 casb.
Black & Baird, No. 95 Fourth avenue, sold to
H. K. E. Arnold a lot on the east side of Iowa
street Thirteenth ward, adjoining the one re
cently sold to Dodds, 100x150 feet for 300.
They report active inquiry for Thirteenth ward'
property, and many sales in progress of negotia
tion. Thomas McCaffrey; 3507 Butler street, sold
for Joseph Qnigley to William Kelly, lot 23x
100 on Dauphin street, for 425.
A Lively Day on Wall Street Stocks
Tossed by the Bnlli Tho Standard
monopoly Takes a Hand
New Yobk, May 18. The stock market was
more active to-day than for any day for over
two weeks, while the bullish feeling became
very pronounced and the advances scored were
more important than at any time during the
continuance of the present rise. The contest
in Oregon Transcontinental was continued to
day, and the excitement attained a degree
which has up to this time been unknown. The
borrowing demand increased and the rates for
accommodations went up to as high as IK per
cent for the day, and the difference between
sales seller 3, 5 and 10 days, and those in a
regular way reached VK per cent also, while
sales for cash commanded a premium of from
K to 1 per cent
The stock was strong throughout though its
movement was slow and steady, and at its
highest point which was at the close, it was
materially higher than last evening. The
struggle is expected to continue to-morrow.
Aside from the excitement in Transcontinental,
however, there was a hioader and stronger
markefand the demand from Chicago and the
local operators was increased, which was soon
shown in the course of pric es. The foreigners
were doing very little and sold some stock
which, however, was easily absorbed.
Purchases by brokers usually connected with
the Standard Oil interest were very conspicu
ous, and did a great deal to frighten the shorts,
which ran to cover and aided the rise material
ly. Late in the day the Coal stocks became
prime favorites, and large amounts of Reading
changed hands, with'tbo effect of sending that
stock up over 1 p'er cent in a short time, though
the others did respond to the movement Ad-,
verso reports upon the Housatonic bill made
New England the weak point in the list and
toward the close it reacted sharply, dropping
about 1 from its best figure. Chicago Gas was
TOoie active ant moved up slightly, but Cotton
Oil sprang Into activity and rose nearly 15. Pull
man also showed new life and regained most of
the late losses, but the other specialties did not
show any marked feature.
The opening was rather heavy, and Wheeling
and Lake Erie preferred and Rock Island were
down and per cent respectively, bnt the
generallist, while somewhat feverish and irreg
ular in the early trading, was strong and prices
slowly mounted. Toward noon there was a
marked movement in the Grangers, and the
entire list showed a more pronounced strong
tone, Burlington and Rock Island, in which the
buying was specially good, showing the way.
Reading and Cotton Oil then came to the front
and the best prices-of the day were reached to
ward 2 p. it., after which realizations by the
smaller bulls led to a fractional reaction in the
general list, though New England was specially
weak, Th e close, however, was quiet and firm,
and generally at close to the best prices of the
day. The final quotations show some irregu
larity, but the great majority of the list is
hiehcr. Pullman "is up 3, Transcontinental
1, Burlington 1 and the others fractional
Railroad 'bonds were fairly active, the sales
of all issues aggregating 11,778,000, of which
Reading second incomes contributed 152,000.
The market like that in shares was decidedly
broader and the tone more pronounced than on
any day since the Centennial holidays, though
the improvement in most of the list is for small
tractions. Burlington, Cedar Rapids and
Northern consol 5s rose 2l4, to 84; Cedar
Falls and Minneapolis firsts 2, to 72, and Erie
incomes SK. t 73. 8an Francisco class B is
down SRf, at 116.
The following table shows the prices of active
stocks on the New York Stock Exchange.
Corrected daily for Tub Dispatch by Whit
ney 4 Stephenson, members of liew York
Stock Exchange, 57 Fourth a venue:
Am. Cotton On 55M
Atcn., Ton. & a. F.... 43H
Canadian Pacific S5&
Canada Southern. S2H
Central of New jersey. 87
CentraiPaeinc. ........ ....
Chesapeake Ohio.... 1H
C. liar. A Qulncy..... ma
a, Mil. a Bt. i-aul.... 68X
0., MU.& St. P.. pr....l!0H
(J., KoclU. AP S5
C St J. & Pitts. Pf.. .. .
C St.P..M.0 ZSX
C, St. P..M. & O.. Jr. 97
O. & .Northwestern.. ..108X
0.4 .Northwestern, pt ....
Col. Coal ft Iron. &
est. Col. -4 Hocking Val .. 18
lll ., T.j w r . . fin'
44)4 43V4 43H
f& S5 UK
S2K S2K HU
9!H KH MM
.... - m
17K 17 ' 17
101 S3 100??
eH 68 S8X
110X 1104 110)4
7i 95 S6H
M ' 5ii . KH
OT 97 96(1
109 166)4 100)5
7I 7IH 71
25K .. K
. liiiV t181..'fc18
FRIDAY, MAT 17,
JenverBlotJ.. vts ?.
E. J.. Va, ft Oa 1st pr 74 -74
Jt-T.. Va. ft Ga. 2d nf. 24 i 24
Lake Erie ft Western.. 18M1 HStf
Lake Erie ft West. pr.. 69 I f9X
Lake 8h ore ft U. S 103 104
Louisville ft Nashville. 67g 7
Michigan Central 83 88
Jip., u.. ftTexas
Missouri Pacific 72 7235
Jew York Central 107 107M
.. L. K. ft W 28 285?
M.Y., L E. ftW., pref 70 70.K
2-.. C. ftStL.i.
J., o. ft st L. nr.
M.Yif. a; u 45
. jr.. o. w ie is?
Nprtnern Paclfle nrer. 61M ei
Ohio ft Mississippi 22 22
Oregon improvement 51)4 51 i
Oreon transeon 35 37
Pacisejuall 36K 30
Peo. Dec. A Kvans 34l 24K
Phlladel. ft Beading.. 45 46)1
Pullman Palace Car.. ,m4 188
Blchmona ft W. P. X.. 26 ZVi
Bichtnond ft W.P.T.pf
St. Paul ft Daluth pf.
gt P., Minn, ft Man
St. L. ft San Fran pf.. 60M 60M
Texas Paclfle......... 20K 21
Unlontaolflc., so 61
Wabasn, '. 15 16
Wabash preferred 29X 29)4
Western Onion 8654 S6
Wheeling ft L. E 66 . . 66M
National Lead Trust.. 21
Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, fur
nished by Whitney ft Stephenson, brokers, -No. 57
Fourth avenue. Members New York Stock Ex
Pennsylvania llallroad -.. S2 53
Beading Railroad., 22 15-16
Bnflalo. Pittsburg and Western 11)4 ....
Lehigh Valley .. 53H M
Lehigh Navigation 5254 S3
Allegheny Valley bonds 11414
Northern Pacific. V
Northern Pa cine preferred.- W
A. AT. LandOr't7s.l0
Atch. ATop.B. B... 43
Boston ft Alhany...2l4!4
Boston ft Main 180K
ft. B. ftQ 100
Clnn. ban. ft Cleve. 24
Eastern R. B. 6s ....128X
Funtft rereM 25
Flint ft PereM. nra. 67
Wis. Central nt... 41
Calumet ft Hecla....215
Huron '.. IK
fewablc (new) z
Bell Telephone 237
Boston Land 6)
Water Power 6)4
Mexican Cen. com.. 13J(
-'. x. sxiewjsng... v
2t. Y. AN. E.7H....158
Han Diego 25
Old Colony...., 174)4
uuuana preferred.. 39
New Yobk. May 16. Mining quotations
closed: Aspen, 1,000; Bodie, 160; Caledonia B.
H., SOO; Consolidated California and Virginia,
775; Dunkin, 100; Deadwooa T.. 100: Eureka
Consolidated, 175: El Cristo, 125: Gould &
Currv, :it0; Hale &. Norcross, 420; Homestake,
750; Horn Silver. 110: Iron Silver, 185: Mex
ican, 440; Mono, 150; Mutual, 140; Ophir, 480;
Plymouth, 1.000. Savage. 260; Sierra Nevada,
335; Standard, 115: Small Hopes, 150; Sullivan,
125; Union Consolidated, 435; Yellow Jacket, 425.
LATE NEWS IN BKIEP.
The New York Legislature adjourned sine
die at noon yesterday.
The legal rate of Interest in Illinois has
been reduced from 8 to 6 per cent
Pardee & Co., the Lehigh coal operators,
have reduced prices to the Philadelphia trade
10 and 15 cents per ton for domestic sizes.
The Worcester Theater, In Worcester,
Mass., was destroyed by Are yesterday. Lewis
Morrison and company, who were playing
"Faust" in the house, loso about SltOOO in
properties and costumes.
The Canadian Government has received a
cony of the treaty with Mexico ratified Febru
ary 11 last. Canada has two years in which to
declare whether or not she desires to avail her
self of the provisions of the treaty.
The Montana Constitutional Convention is
conceded to the Democrats by the Republic
ans. The latter admit that the Democrats have
a majority of from three to five. -The Repub
licans ascribe their defeat to the light vote.
The Trenton Oilcloth Works, at Trenton,
N. J., were partially destroyed by Are yesterday
morning. The works were the largest of the
kind In the East The main building alone was
saved. The loss is $30,000, and is partially cov
ered by insurance.
Thomas L. Angle, a prominent citizen of
the Indian Territory, during an altercation yes
terday with John Swallow, the ferryman at the
Audrain ferry, on Grand river, was shot three
times by Swallow and killed. Swallow escaped,
but will be captured. '
A disastrous Are broke out early yesterday
morning In St Sanvans, Quebec, during which
Major Short and Sergeant Wallack, of Battery
B, which had been called Cut to fight the flames,
were killed by a premature explosion of the
powder they weie using to check the spread of
Sylvester Cable, a young man residing at
Toledo, O., and in the employ of the Toledo
Bridge Company, was yesterday morning killed
at Bcblossers bridge, across the Antietam.near
Keedysville, Md. Workmen were engaged in
building a new bridge, and a heavy piece of
iron fell upon him, inflicting Injuries from
which he died in a few minutes.
General S. C. Lawrence Post No. 66, G. A.
R., of Medford. Mass., has adopted resolutions
instructing the adjutant to return to Rev. J. P.
Abbott his application for membership as a
contributory member, with Its accompanying
fee. Mr. Abbott on Easter Sunday, in the
course of a sermon, reflected very severely upon
Grand Army veterans, and made the assertion
that "more men owed their disabilities to
whisky from the sutlers' tent than to shot and
shell." He also alluded to them as "whisky
Scarred and maimed veterans."
It is asserted that the New York Sugar
Trust has made overtures to the California
Anti-Tiust Sugar Refinery within the past few
days to raise its prices, bnt without the.desired
effect. Yesterday's prices, based on granulated
Rugar. are quoted by the trust at SU cents.
Last Friday the California refinery (anti-trust)
quoted its prices as 7 cents, and has main
tained that rate ever since. The half-cent dif
ference in the prices of the two concerns canses
jobbers in trust sugar to wince considerably.
John McBride. President of the National
Miners' Progressive. Union, has been in Blinois
for the past two days trying to make some set
tlement between the soft coal miners and oper
ators of Northern Illinois. In this he has not
been successful. The miners held a two days'
secret session, which ended yesterday after
noon. An attempt will be made to anange for
a conference between the miners and oper
atives at Joliet. on May 21. The policy of the
miners, as outlined by Sir. McBride, is for the
miners of Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania to
unite in supporting the miners of Indiana in a
strike against their 15 cents reduction. This
cannot be done by the Illinois miners unless
th eir operators pay nearly the same scale as
they did last year. ;
When baby was sick, wo gave her Castorla,
When she was a Child, shecriedfor Castorla,
When she became Miss, she clung to Castorla,
When she had Children,she gave them Castorla
EVERY POUND WARRANTED PURS
Chartiers Creamery Co.
Warehouse and general Offloea,
616 LIBERTY STREET,
Factories throughout Western
For prices see market quotations.
Eggs Easier-Tennessee Strawber
ries in FnlJ Supply.
APPLES AND TROPICAL FRUIT UP.
As New Cereal Crop Draws Near, the Old
PACKERS EEJ0ICE 0YEB HOS DEOP
OFWCB OV PrTTSBTBO DISPATCH. I
Thubsday. May IB, 1889. J
Country Produce Jobbing Prices.
Eggs are off and easier. Butter is still on the
down grade, owing to liberal supplies. The best
Elgin creamery is quoted- in New York at 18c
The ducats would, no doubt command the
Eagle brand at the same figure here, though at
this price margins are very narrow. Tho de
mand for tropical fruits continues good and the
drift of pnees is upward. Apples grow firmer
as thelr'season approaches its end. Green
onions go very slow. Strawberries are coming
in freely from Tennessee, and demand is good
at a range of 12 to 20c per quart In front of
Liberty street produce houses a Sabbatic air
reigns to-day. Produce merchants who take
anoptimistls view of the situation are in a
BtJTTEB Creamery, Elgin, 1819c; Ohio do,
1718c: fresh dairy packed, 1415c; country
rolls, 1314c; Chartiers Creamery Co., 19c.
Beans 31 751 90.
Beeswax 2830c ft Sforchoice;lowgrade,
I ilium Sand refined. Sfl B0O7 GO: common.
3 504 00; crab cider, tS 008 50 f? barrel;
cider vinegar. 1012c fl gallon.
Cheese New Ohio cheese, K10c; New
York, fall make. 1212c: Limburger, 910c;
domestic Sweitzer cheese, 9K12Kc-
Dries Peas SI 251 35 $ bushel; split do,
2?3ic ? . . , ,
Eaos 14U15c fl dozen for strictly fresh;
goose eggs, 30c fl dozen.
Feuits Apples, 82 504 00 fl barrel; evap
orated' raspberries, 2&c ft; cranberries,. J45
f barrel,50c;i CO fl bushel; strawberries, $3 00
(3 ou a crate; pine appies, n laga zo v uuiuu.
Feathebs Extra live geese, 5060c; No. 1
An 40iS45c: mixed lots. 30035c W ft.
Honey New crop, 1617c; buckwheat 13
Hominy $2 6502 75 ft barrel.
Potatoes 355M0c bushel: Bermuda pota
toes, 58 008 60 V barrel; new Southern pota
toes, so uu!o ou t uarrei.
Podxtby Live chickens, 6575e per pair;
undrawn chickens, 1012c fl ft; drawn, 14
15c fl ft: turkeys, 1820c dressed ft -ft; ducks,
live, 6070c fl pair: dressed, 1314c fl ft; geese,
live, SI 001 25 fl pair. '
Seeds Clover, choice, 62 fts to bushel, to 60
fl bushel: clover, large English, 62 fts, 6 00;
clover, Allske, S8 50; clover, white, S9 00; tim
othy, choice. 45 fts, SI 65; blue grass, extra
clean, 14 fts, 90c: blue grass, fancy, 14 fts, SI 00;
orchard grass, 14 fts, SI 65; red top, 14 fts, SI 25;
millet, 50 fts, SI 00; German millet 50 fts,
SI 50: Hungarian erass. 60 fts. SI 00: lawn
grass mixture of fine grasses, 52 60 fl bushel of
Tallow Country, 4Ji5c; city rendered,
Tbopical Fbtjits Lemons, fancy. S5 50a
6 00 ft box; Messina oranges, (4 S05 50 ft
box; Valencia oranges, fancy, $7 509 po f(
case: bananas. S2 50. firsts: SI 60. cood seconds.
fl bnnch: coeoanuts, S4 004 50 fl hundred;
new figs, 8o f) pound; dates, &H(gB4C W
Vegetables Radishes, 2530o fl dozen;
marrowfat peas, S2 25 53 crate: new cabbage,
two-barrel crates, S2 603 U0; Bermuda onions,
SI 152)1 25 ft bushel; string beans,S2 00; tomatoes,
$2 0003 00 ft bushel.
Sugars contlnuenn but unchanged. Coffees
are steady. The movement of general groceries
is reported by wholesalers as uncomfortably
Green Coffee Fancy Rio, 2223c; choice
Rio, 2021c: prime Rio, 20c; filr Rio, 18K19c;
old Government Java, 27c; Maracaibo, 2223c;
Mocha, 3031c; Santos, 1922Kc: Caracas
coffee, 20K22c; peaberry, Rio, 2123c; La
Roasted (in papers) Standard brands, 24c;
high grades, 262Sc; old Government Java,
bulk, S2K33c; MaracaIbo,27K28Kc; Santos,
2224c; peaberry, 27c; peaberry Santos, 2224c;
choice Rio, 25Kc; prime Rio, 23c; good Rio,
22c; ordinary, 21Kc
Spices (whole) Cloves, 2125c; allspice, 9c;
cassia. S9c; pepper; 19c; nntmeg, 7080c
Petboleum (jobbers' prices j 110 test, 7c;
Ohio, 120. 8Mc; headlight 150, 8Kc; water
white, 10Kc; glohe, 12c; elaine, 15c; carnadine,
HKcjroj aline, 14c
SybUPS Corn syrups, 2629c; choice sugar
syrup, 3338c:prime sugar syrnp,3033c: strict
lyprime, 3335c; new maple syrup, 90c.
N. O. Molasses Fancy, 48c; choice, 46c; me
dium, 43o; mixed, 4U42c
Soda Bl-carb in kegs. SK4c; bi-carb in Js,
6c; bi-carb, assorted packages, ⪼ sal
soda in kegs, lc; do granulated, 2c.
Candles Star, full weight, 9c; stearine, per
set 8c;parafflne, ll12c.
Rice Head, Carolina, 77Kc; choice, 6
7c; prime, o6Vc;Louisiana. $6Kc
Stabch Pearl, 3c; cornstarch, &K7c; gloss
Fokeion Fbtjits Layer raisins, S2 65; Lon
don layers, S3 10; California London layers,
$2 50; Muscatels, S2 25; California Muscatels,
Jl 85: Valencia, new, 67c; Ondara Valencia,
7K8c; sultana, 8c; currants, new,45c;
Turkey prunes, new, 45c: French prunes,
8K13c; Salonica prunes, in 2-ft packages, 8c:
coeoanuts, per 100, S3 00; almonds, Lan., per ft,
20c; do Ivica, 19c; do shelled, 10c; walnuts, nap.,
12K15c; Sicily filberts, 12c: Smyrna flgs, 12JJ
16c; new dates, 56c; Brazil nuts, 10c;
pecans, ll15c: citron, perft. 21Q22c; lemon
peel, per ft, 1314c; orange peel, 12JJC.
Dried Fbtjits Apples, sliced, per ft, 6c;
apples, evaporated, 6J4Q6Kc: apricots, Califor
nia, evaporated, 1518c; peaches, evaporated,
pared, 2223c; peaches, California, evaporated,
unpared, 10l2c; cherries, pitted, 2122c;
cherries, unpitted, 56c; raspberries, evapor
ated. :2424Jc; blackberries. 7K8c; huckle
Suoabs Cubes, t9Kc; powdered.' W&
9c;granulated,9c; confectioners' A.88c;
standard A. Sc; soft whites, 8Vbc; yellow,
choice, 7$hc: yelloWjgood.TMsTJlc; yellow,
fair, Tjc: yellow, dark, 7c
Pickles Medium, bbls, (1,200 S4 50; medi
ums, half bbls. (600), 22 7a.
Salt-No. 1ft hbl, 95c; No. 1 ex. ft bbl, SI 05;
dairy, ft bbl, SI 20; coarse crystal, ft bbl, SI 20;
Hmgin's Eureka, 4 bu sacks. S2 SO; Hlggin's
Eureka. 16-H ft pockets, S3 00.
Canned Goods Standard peaches $1 30
1 90; 2ds, SI 30 1 35: extra peaches.. $1 &01 90:
pie peaches. Oucr finest corn, Sll 50: Hfd.
Co. corn, 7090crred cherries, 90cJl 00; Lima
beans, SI 10; soaked do, 85c; string do do. 75
85c; marrowfat peas. SI 101 15; soaked peas,
7075c; pineapple?, $140150; Bahama do,
2 75; damson plums. 95c; greengages. $125;
egg plums, $2 00; California pears. $2 60; do
greengages, S2 00; do egg plums, S3 CO; extra
white cherries. S2 90; red cherries, 2 fts, 90c;
raspberries, SI 401 SO; strawberries, SI 10;
gooseberries, Jl 201 30; tomatoes, 82J92of'
salmon, Mb, 752 10; blackberries, 80c; suc
cotash. 2-6 cans, soaked, 99c: do green. 2 fts,
SI 25l-60: corn beef, 2-ft cans, SI 75: 14-ft bans,
S13 50j baked beans. Si 401 45; lobster. 1 ft.
51 751 80; mackerel, I-ft cans, broiled, SI 50;
sardines, domestic, Ks. S4 154 60; sardines,
domestic, S8 25S 60; sardines, imported.
Vs. 51150012 60; sardines, imported. Ks,
$18 00: sardines, mustard, (4 00; sardines,
spiced, S4 25.
Fish Extra No. 1 bloater mackerel, $36 fl
bbl.; extra No. 1 do, mess, 140; extra No. 1
mackerel, shore, 32; extra No. t do, messed,
$36; No. 2 shore mackerel, J24. Codfish-Whole
pollock, 4cj3 A.;' do medium, George's cod,
6c; do large, 7c: boneless hake, in strips, 6c; do
George's cod in blocks, 6iyic Herring
Round shore, $5 00 ft bbL; split, S7 00; lake,
52 60 ft 100-ft. half Dbl. White fisb. S7 00 ft 100
ft,half bbl. Like trout, S5 60 ft half bbl.
Finnan haddock, 10c ft ft. Iceland halibut 13c
fl ft. Pickerel, J barrel, $2 00; barrel. Jl 10:
Potomac herring, J5 00 ft barrel, 52 50 ty i
Buckwheat Flour 22Jc ft b.
Oatmeal S6 306 60 ft bbl.
Miners' Oil No. 1 winter strained, 6860c
fl gallon. Lard oil, 75c.
Grain, Floor and Feed.
Total recelots bulletined at tho Grain Ex
change, 30 cars. By Pittsburg, ,Fort Wayne
and Chicago, 6 car "of oats, 1 of middlings, 4 of
flour, 1 of wheat, 1 of feed. By Pittsburg, Cin
cinnati and Bt. Louis, 3 cars of hay, 8 of corn.
By Baltimore and Ohio, 3 cars of hay, 1 of corn.
By Pittsburg and Western, 3 cars of wheat, 1 of
malt By Pittsburg and Lake Erie, 1 car of hay,
lot oats. There were no sales on call. Cereal
markets are without animationbut pricesare
not qnotably lower. There is little question,
however, that the cash customer finds the
holder ready to concede on quotations. The
situation grows more favorable to buyers as
the new crop approaches.
Wheat Jobbing prices No. 2 red, 9495c;
No. 3 red, 85 88c.
Corn No. 2 yellow ear, 4243c; high mixed
car. 40841ci No. 1 yellow, shelled, 4142c; No. 2
yellow, shelled, 4041c: high mixed, shelled.
3940c; mixed, shelled, aS30c
OATS No.. 2 white, 32J33c: extra, No. 3,
Sl3lc; No. 3 white, S0j3icj No. 2 mixed, -27
RTE-No. 1 Western, 7075c;No. 2. 5556c
Barley No.1 Canada, 958Sc: No. 2 Can
ada. 858Sc; No. 3 Canada, 70g72c; Lake Shore,
7880c , -
. Flouk Jobbing prices, winter patents,
J5 685 75: spring patents,' S6 7506 00: winter
straight: $4 .7S6 e9ucler.jwinter,. J4 694 75;.
Millieed Middlings, fine white, 115 0ft
16 00 ft ton; brown middlings. Sll 6012 60
winter wheat bran, S13 0013 60; chop feed
S15 001B 00.
HAY-Baled timothy, choice, S14 60815 00;
No. 1 do, S13 2513 60; No. 2 do. JU 00012 60:
loose from wagon. S16 0018 00: No. 1 upland
Srairie. 110 0010 60; No. 2, $8 008 50; picking
Stbaw Oats. S3 003 25; wheat and rye
straw, s uu7 &os 00.
A sharp drop in hogs at Chicago to-day gives
new hope and heart to packers, who have con
tended all season that bogs have been too high
for the price of provisions.
Sugar-cured hams, large, 10Kc; sugar-cured
hams, medium, lie; sugar-cured hams, small,
llc; sugar-cured breakfast bacon, 10Kc; sugar
cured shoulders, 8c: sugar-cured boneless
shoulders, 9c: sugar-cured California hams,
8c; sugar-cured dried beef flats. 8Xc; sugar
cured dried beef sets, 9c; sugar-cured dried
beet rounds. llc:bacon shoulders, 7$c; bacon
clear sides. 8f c: bacon clear bellies, 8Mc; dry
salt shoulders, 6c: dry salt clear sides, Tc
Mess pork, heavy. S14 00; mess pork, family,
S14 50. Lard Refined In tierces, 7c; half
barrels, TYe; 60-ft tuns, 1c: 20-tt pails, 7c; 50
ft tin cans, 7c; 3-B tin pails, 8c; 5-B tin paUs,
7c: 10-ft tin pails, TKc Smoked sausage. long,
6c; large, 5c Fresh pork links. 9c Pigs feet,
half barrel, U 0C; quarter barrel, SI 90.
Armour & Co. furnish the following prices
on dressed meats: Beef carcasses, 450 to 650 fts,
6c; 650 to 650 lis, 6c;CS0to750&s, 6Kc Sheep,
8c ft ft. Lambs, 9c ft ft. Hogs, 6c Fresh
pork loins. 9c
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ied by melancholia,
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EXTRACT OF BEEF.
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COMES TO THE RESOTJE.
No human being is exempt from disease. ThsT ,.
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Mrs. A. had been afflicted with hemorrhoids
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began to increase in size, and when prolapsed'
would bleed profusely. The pain and'
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mined her nervous system until she became a
physical wreck. She became weak and languid.
The least physical exertion caused great
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never get welL A feeling would corns
over her that she was alone in the world, and
was constantly looking on the dark side of.
life. She had tried the skill of -so many physi
cians without finding relief that she
had given up a:l hopes of ever being
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in its worst form, and bad become so
thoroughly discouraged that she had given up
in despair. Hearing of the remarkable cures
that are being made by Dr.' Smith, the mag
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effect to be restored to health. She did so,
and began treatment April 3. Mrs. Auberry is
now convalescent, and is one of the happiest
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This is but one case among hundreds. Tho
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