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EVERY DAY SCIENCE,
The Danger of Preventing Wall
Bespiration by Overcoating.
TREATMENT OP THE OPIUM HABIT.
in Effectual Plan of Keeping Upper
SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL NOTES.
nrxiTTEX tor mx vistxtcu.1
Itetders of The Dispatch who desire
information on snbjecU relating to indus
trial development and progress in mechani
cal, civil and electrical engineering and the
sciences can hare their queries answered
through this column.
M. B. Church, in a paper read before a
sanitary convention at Hastings, Mich.,
went Terr fully into the question of the
sanitary bearing of the prevailing modes of
costing or recoating and ornamenting the
celling and walls of rooms for domestic
habitation, and he showed that more sick'
ncss is caused by want of knowledge on this
subject than even from the very dangerous
arsenical papers. The practice of pasting a
new paper over the old one is to be strongly
condemned. The flour paste moulds very
quickly, and like the paper itself is a ready
absorbent of moisture and disease germs.
The coloring and bronzes, which are pulver
ised metals, brasses, etc., are only temporar
ily held upon the face of the paper with
animal matter (glue), that soon decays;
and glue is the greatest absorbent
of moisture, and the natural culture
ground for tbe germs. The glue soon rots suffi
ciently to allow tbe air, or any friction, to re-
movo small particles to which these germs
havo attached themselves to float about tbe
room unseen, until they lodge in the sjstetn of
some unsuspecting victim, whose physical con
dition is such that they take effect Much
malaise, which is attributed to cold or over
work or some Impropriety in eating, is simply
owing to tbe nay In which the walls of rooms
are clocked up with lryers of paper, paint or
heavy kalsommc, which prevent tbe passage of
air or "wall respiration, on which health so
much depends. A cheap, clean aud sanitary
coat for walls is composed mainly of sulphate
of luue, known as gjpsum ir alabaster, which
has been calciocd by subjecting it to great heat
in letorte, or boiled in large kettles until its
water of crystallization is driven off, so that
when water in added to it again it will again
take up its original water 01 crystallization.
This 13 given to the public in tbelormof
alabastlne" or "anti-kalsomine and plastico,"
and it can b3 spread upon walls in such a thin
condition that GO coats would form a bard
porous shell not thicker than card-paper; and
it contains nothing of a glue or paste nature.
Submnrlne Torpedo Bants.
Submarine torpedo boats are now engaging a
good deal of attention among naval men, both
in this country and in Europe. Some French
experiments have been made with a boat of
spindle shape, 8 feet in diameter by 66 feet In
length: provided with torpedo tubes and driven
by electricity, the power being furnished by
storage batteries, while the submersion of the
boat is regulated by means of water tanks.
These experiments have been carried out with
a good deal of secresy.hut are said to have
been ver rucccssfuL. The French Government
is aleo experimenting with a smaller boat of a
similar shape, but 15 feet long and carrylngbut
two men. This boat is intended as a detector
of submarine torpedoes and mines, and a de
stroyer of the wires and cables by which thoy
are connected. For our own navy, a submarine
boat has been designed, tbe motive power of
which is steam generated by burning petroleum
whh the boat i running on the surface, and
stored up In tbe boilers when she is submerged.
Bhc is to be submerged automatically by means
of rudders on either side, which aro to be so
arranged as to plunge bcr beneath the water.
Even when running on the surface, she will be
invisible at a comparatively short distance,
and would be able to use her dynamite gun
very effectively at close range.
An invention halls from New Orleans for
which very remarkable powers are claimed.
This device embodies mechanism by means of
which music as it Is played on the piano or
similar instrument, may be indicated on paper,
so that it may be reproduced as desired, thus
enabling one improvising mnslc to have the
music written as it is played, in such a manner
that it may bo read and translated into the
characters ordinarily employed In writing
music The invention is said to consist in tbe
combination in a barmonlgrapb of the markers
and connecting rods arranged for engagement
by tbe keys of the piano or other similar in
strument, and by which the movement on the
key may be transmitted to tbe marker. In the
combination is also embodied a tone marker
and a meajure marker. Some of the finest
ideas of the impromptu player on tbe piano ap
pear to be the most etanescent What com
poser, while anandoning himself to the flow of
happy extemporization, l.as not longed for
some means of catching the exquisite melody
or tbe superb orchestral effect, and recording
it before its form and beauty have become im
paired or lost It the barmonlgraoh can do
this it is truly a wouderful invention, and one
which will bo received with gratitude by the
whole musical world.
Treatment of the Opium Habit.
Tbe opium habit Is becoming so widespread
that Dr. J. C. Wilson's paper on the subject,
read before tbe Philadelphia Neurological So
ciety, is well timed, lie says tbe habit cannot
be satisfactorily treated at borne, and be rec
ommends prlvato boarding houses for those
patients who cannot be induced to enter a
public or private institution. For general
treatment he advises hypodermic injections ef
morphine, caref-illy graduated by tbe phjsi
cian, tbe systematic administration of suitable
food at short Intervals, and the Judicious use of
alcoholic stimulants; until the incidental in
somnia aud asthenia of convalescence have
pasted away, tbe patient should be kept under
observation, and upon the convalescent must
be strongly urged tbe warning that in future
tbe first drop of opium or morphine, either by
the month or hypojermlrally, is likely to lead
to theformatlon ef the habit anew.
Cool Upper btorles in Summer.
The most effectual plan of keeping upper
stories under slated roofs cool in summer is to
lay felt on boarding and then batten the latter
to tbe slates, and the felt is more likely to last
than when it is placed close to the slates. If
there is no ceiling one can be placed at a
trifling expense by suspending slabs of fibrous
planer lrom tbe rafters or tie-beams if there
ate any. A circulation of air should be kept
up in this space by apertures made in tbe outer
walls, or, better still, by a tube carried up
above the ridge, upon which an exhaust or
"air-pump ventilator" can be fixed, by which
means the heated air can be drawn off. Many
private houses have rooms in the roof quite un
endurable for sleeping or living in during the
summer months, The beat of the lower rooms
ascends, and, with tbe heat from the sun's rays
on the roof, renders these stones only uselul
for storage purposes.
Disinfection by Ftenm.
The recent researches of Esmarch seem to
indicate that the destruction of bacteris by
steam does not depend so much on the temper,
ature as upon tbe degree of saturation of tbe
steam. If there Is much air with it, the power
of destroying organio germs is very much di
minished. In the courso of some experiments
on the spores of tho anthrax bacillus it was
found that while super-heated steam which
was not in a condition of saturation at a tem
perature of 1-V centigrade was unable to
destroy the spores in half an hour, saturated
steam at 100 destroyed them in from hre to
ten minutes. This information will have to be
borne in mind in tbe construction of apparatus
for disinfecting by means of stram, the uncer
tainty of which is thus explained In a way
which will enable tt to be remedied in the
hafo Transportation of Sulphuric Acid.
A process has been patented in Germany for
enabling sulphuric acid for manufacturing
purposes ta be safely transported. AdranUge
is taken of a property ot certain salts of
which alkaline sulphates are representatives
bywhtah tbeygive up their water at erystal
lizauuii when heated, and take no ag.ln when
cool, and tbe salts are mixed In an anhydrous
ooadltlon with a calculated quantity of sul-
Fhuricacid. The whole mass becomes granu
ar. or may be formed into cakes; and when
heated tbe whole liquifies, and may be used as
if it wore surphurlc acid, for tbe presence of
bl-sulphate of soda does no harm in many
utilizations of the add.
Volume of Water Falling O verMarara Falls.
Tbe amount of water passing over Niagara
Falls is almost inconceivable; It varies, of
course, with the height of the rrrer. Prof. W.
D. Grinning estimates the average amount at
13,000.000 cubic feet per minute. Allowing 62K
pounds to ine cunic loot, mis wum rho a
total of 562.500 tons per mlnnte. or23.312.5U0 tons
in 45 minutes, of which somewhat more than
two-thirds passes over the Horseshoe Falls.
Other estimates place the 'otal amount passing
over both falls as high as 100.000,000 per hour.
A smoke preventer has been tried in the
Northwestern Railroad shops, which promises
to bo of exceptional value A steam jet forces
air over tbe burning coal, and an almost per
fect combustion, and the consumption of all the
volatile gases and carbon which ordinarily es
cape in tbe form of smoke, is obtained. One of
tbe attachments has been placed in the welding
furnace, where the heat reaches 4.000 Fahren
heit, and here it has proved as effective as in
tbe boilers. Scarcely any smoke issues from
the stack where this tremendous fire has its
outlet, and tho foreman in charge reports a
more effective and steady heat, with a decrease
in the consumption of fuel. A Z hours' test
shows a saving of nearly 600 pounds in the
boiler room, and in the welding furnace the
saving amounts to over half a ton of coal daily.
fenlpbur From Volcano Pits.
Avessel arrived at Philadelphia a few days
ago with 800 tons of sulphur gathered from ex
tinct volcanos In Japan. It is reported that the
Japanese have recently found that the craters
of some of tbe extinct volcanos, with which
tbeir islands abound, are rich In sulphur.
To Remove Foreisn Bodies from tbeThroat.
It has been found that for foreign bodies in
tho throat, such as pieces of meat, etc, a simple
mode of relief is to blow forcibly into the ear.
This excitei powerful riflex action, during
which the foreign body la expelled from the
GATHERING OF THE ELKS,
Tbe Antlered Order Will be Ont Strong
Programme of Business and Pleasure.
Pittsburg Lodge ot tbe Benevolent and Pro
tective Order of Elks has for several weeks
past been making gigantic preparations for tne
great reunion of the order, which will be held
in this city for three days, beginning on tbe
16th of this month. The growth of thlsbenevo
lent and social order has been something
phenomenal, and the Elks of the united States
are numbered by thousands. Prosperous lodges
of the order flourish in every city of conse
quence from the Atlantic to the Pacific and
from tbe lakes to the Gulf. Every lodge is
now miking preparations to attend the Pitts
burg Reunion, and consequently the creat
ed concourse of Elks ever assembled
will arrive here on the date mentioned.
As these antlered fellows are famous
for their cheerfulness and fun-loving
qualities, as well as for warm hearts and chari
table actions, a glorious time Is assured. Every
arrangement possible Is being made for the en
tertainment and comfort ot the visiting broth
ers. Vl-ltlng lodges will be met on tbe morn
ing ot the 16th at tbe railway stations by broth
ers of Pittsburg Lodge and escorted with music
and flying banners to tbe various hotels. Wel
coming addresses will be made at Old City
Hall, w bich has been engaged for tbe purpose,
and tbe Elks will then visit the many places of
interest in and about the city.
The second day will be devoted to business,
and the grand parade which will occur in the
afternoon. Several thousand Elks will be in
line, and the event Is certain to be a memora
ble one. In order to beget friendly rivalry in
makmc an attractive display in tbe pa
rade. Pittsburg Lodge has offered a prize
of a beautiful silk banner to tbe visiting
lodge making the best appearance, in numbers,
dress and evolutions. Th. prize banner was
received yesterday from the manufacturers
andlsamostanistic and beautiful piece of
workmanship. It will be a proud possession to
tbe lodge winning it Moat of tbe citizens and
business men have signified an intention to
decorate their bouses and places of business
aud the city will be gay with flags and bunting
and bands of music An excursion on the
river has been planned for tbe third day, and
visitors will be shown the great manufacturing
and other industries of this locality. During
the evening a grand banquet and social session
will be held in Old City Hall, in which all Elks
This reunion will certainly be one of the
events of the season in Pittsburg, and the local
lodee Is hopeful that all citizens will decorate
add show in every way bow Pittsburg can en
tertain and make good her world-wide reputa
tion for open hospitality.
B. P. 0. . NOTES.
Richmond, Ind., and Reatrioe, Netv, want
Tbeee will be a regular meeting at our hall
on Wednesday evening.
Bbotbeb O'Reilly is to be congratulated
In bis success as a solicitor.
Tbe Elks' Minstrels in Milwaukee realized
over 1.800 from two performances.
Bbotheb Larrt Riest, of Dayton, was
tendered quite a benefit last month. ,
Bhotbxb Sam Fheeman is in town work
ing bard for the success of the reunion.
Tbe Old City Hall has been engaged for the
reunion, instead of the Grand Central Rink.
Botb Cleveland and Mansfield Elks are
looking fur the scalps of tho Detroit baseball
Danbdkt Lodoe, the "Baby" in Connecti
cut, is doing well. Its officers are good men
Beotbeh Duxcak C. Ross, of Cleveland
Lodge, the celebrated swerdsman, was In the
city last week.
Bbotbeb Risbkb, of No. 11, who has been
In Texas tbe past year for his health, returned
home last week.
Boston Lodge presented the retiring Ex
alted Ruler, Brother Albert Smith, with a val
uable gold watch.
Bbothek Buck Ewiko, of Cincinnati Lodge
No. 6, the Giants' great catcher, was playlngln
the city last week.
Washington Ibviho Bishop, the mind
reader, who recently died or was killed In New
York City, was a member of St. Louis Lodee
Tbe banner to be presented to the lodge
making the finest showing will be on exhibi
tion in one of tbe prominent windows this
Brothers John Dee, John Graham, Albert
Smith and Barry have been appointed a com
mittee by Boston Lodge to attend the Pittsburg
Pbovidexce Lodoe presented the retiring
Exalted Ruler, Eugene B. Crocker, with a set
of resolutions and a handsome gavel with silver
and gold trimmings.
TrtE Executive Committee met at the St.
Charles Hotel on last Friday evening. Every
ineinber was present and they have all arrange
ments made for the reunion.
Bbotbeb Geobge Gobe, of Patterson
Lodge tbe famous fielder of tbe New Yorks,
and Broiling Mickey Welch,of Hartford Lodge,
wire playing ball here lat week.
Evtnr member of the lodge should be pres
ent at the drill meeting on Tuesday evening.
It will be in the Duqueane Greys' Armory Hall,
over Old City Hall, Market strict.
Bbotbeb Gbubeb, of Cincinnati Lodge,
cables that he arrived safe lu London, and that
he will remain there until after the Derby,
when he will visit France and Germany.
Past Exalted Rulebs Leuon, Wallace,
Hobson and Tanner left last night for New
York City to attend the Grand Lodee, which
meets on July 8, 10 and 1L They will also try
and boom the reunion.
A pboop amme received from New Orleans,
of tbe '"Spanish Fort," a resort under the
management of Brother Frank Hagan, of
Pittsburg Lodge, shows his oharity and non
forgetiulutssof his former home by donating
the entire receipts of his openlne to tbe relief
of the Johnstown sufferers. Blood, education
and lormer associations will tell.
Bbotbeb Ebwh p. Hilton, P. e. k of
Minneapolis Lodge, No. 44, makes the following
suggestion to the Pittsburg Committee of
Amendments. It Is to devote the securing of
the third day to a grand public social session
where ladies may attend and where a pro
gramme may be presented that will please all,
and where tbe reputation and membership of
our beloved Elks may be greatly increased.
He. says: "I feel sureone of the prominent
theatrical managers of Pittsburg will donate
his theater, and as so many of the talented
actors will be there, and so many bright Elks
who are not actors will also volunteer to assist,
that we can present a most unique entertain,
ment, which will be thoroughly enjoyed by all
so fortunate as to attend. Tbe idea came to
ae during a conversation wltb Brother Barton
Hill, tbe celebrated actor, and tbe more I
think it over tbe more I realize how much good
It will do our order. Tbe ladles will be de
lighted; tbe papers, local and non-local, will
Subllsb accounts of It, and tbe result cannot
elp but be of great good to us."
When baby was sick, we gave her Castor!,
When she was a Child, she o ted for Castorla,
When she became Miss, she clung to Castorla,
When she nadChlldren,she gave them Castorla
The Week's Business Shows a Large
Gain Over Same Time Last Tear.
A SILLY CANARD AGAIN REFUTED.
Local Street Improvement Aired at length
by a Prominent Citizen.
WAGES NOW AND 100 IEA11S AGO.
Considering there was an "off day," the
volume of bnsiness transacted in Pittsburg
last week was la.ge oyer SC00.000 ahead of
the corresponding time last year. This
should be satisfactory to reasonable people.
There was no particular change in values,
which, however, developed a hardening
tendency in anticipation of an early demand
for fall goods.
There wa&a larger movement in local se
curities than for some time, and prices were
well maintained the closing figures on sev
eral of the favorites being from one to three
points higher than the opening. The out
look is good for a continued active firm mar
ket. Tbe total sales, so far as reported, were
2.800 Bhares. of which Philadelphia Gas and
Electric contributed one-third.
Petroleum was dull, with few and small fluc
tuations. The new deal has so far failed to
catch the outside interest. Many dealers ex
pressed themselves in favor of returning to the
Real estate was rather more quiet than usual,
bnt tbe transactions outnumbered by nearly GO
per cent those of the same time last year. Tbe
number ot deeds recorded was 190, represent
The business in mortgages showed a slight
falling off as compared with the average run.
The number officially reported was 217, aggre
gating $303,835. Several for largo amounts
were placed bnt not settled, and are not In
cluded In the count. About 40 per cent were
for purchase money. The largest was for
Permits were taken ont for 41 small build
lugs homes for working people the estimated
cost ot which Is S58.375.
There was a buoyant feeling among all
classes of business men. who, while entirely
satisfied with the summer trade, are locking
forward to an unusually busy season next fall,
and are already making preparations for It.
Here Is another refutation of the story that
all the manufacturing sites in and around
Pittsbnrg have been bought up. It comes from
one of the oldest real estate dealers on Fourth
avenue. He said to me yesterday: "If you
know of any person wanting to purchase a
manufacturing site, send him to me. I have at
least half a dozen splendid onel on my books.
They are situated on the Monongahela and
Ohio rivers, close to tbe city line, convenient
to railroads, with an abundance of natural gas
and every other advantage that could be de
sired. Some of these properties can be bough
for $1,600 an a- re. The very best are held at
2,000 and 82,500.
"Tho idea that all the manufacturing sites
have been bought up is ludicrous. Who bought
thetnt If such were the fact I think I would
know It There never was a greater canard
concocted. Why, that would mean that Pitts
burg is finished and ready to be fenced in. On
the contrary, she has Just commenced to spread
out. Natural gas has given her a boom that
will carry her ahead of all her rivals. She
invites outside capitalists to come in and assist
in developing her exnaustless resources. She
has a thousand mills and factories, but there is
room for a thousand more."
It may add to the Interest that Is being taken
in this matter to state that negotiations are
pending for a site near Wllkinsburg whereon
to erect a large glass factoiy, and also for
several acres near Hawkins for a wire and nail
Pittsbnrg has entered upon a system of street
improvement which, If Judiciously carried out,
wdl produce good results, but If prosecuted
without due regard to the rights of property
holders directly interested, will have a contrary
effect, and be tbe source of expensive and
tedious litigation, besides piling up the taxes,
which are already sufficiently burdensome. On
thissnbjecta prominent business man remarked
"I am In favor of street Improvement, bnt I
think that those who petition for it and are
directly benefited should pay the cost. It
would be manifestly unfair to levy a general
tax for strictly local improvements, tbe object
of which is to benefit abutting and adjacent
property. If the property holders on Diamond
street, for instance, think the widening of that
thoroughfare would be to their pecuniary ad
vantage, they should pay for It, and not attempt
to saddle the cost upon the city. Another case
in point affects St. Clair street. In the East
End, the widening of which is opposed by every
property holder on the section of the street
which it is proposed to improve except one.
This unanimity.of remonstrance should havo
great weight with Councils, as it involves per
sonal rights the right ot tbe individual to bold
and enjoy his possessions a right that contl
tutes the basis of our system of government,
the impairment of which under any pretext
would weaken repect for law, and might lead
to deplorable consequences.
"In my Judgment street improvements of the
character proposed should be left entirely to
the initiation of tbe propsrty holders directly
concerned, the city acting merely as the ex
ecutive of tbeir will. In this way individual
rights would be respected, and no one violently
dispossessed of his property. Besides, there is
no particular hurry in this matter. The streets
will keep. Let tbe various projects be thor
oughly discussed in all their bearings, and
then, when all is over, no one can say that he
was coerced or deceived. We had better let
tbe streets remain as they are than to im
prove them in opposition to the wishes of those
who would be most affected. Let us hear all
they have to say before taking any further
The condition of American wage workers
nearly a century ago is full of instruction, and
presents a striking contrast to the condition of
tbe same class of people in this more liberal
and enlightened age. Wage workers in Pitts
burg are amoneour most thrifty and useful
citizens. They are welltbald. well housed and
well fed, many of them owning tbe houses in
which they live, and taking an active part in
public affairs, for which their practical train
lng gives them a special qualification. Pitts
burg Is proud of her tollers, whose brain and
muscle have contributed largely to make her
what she Is the greatest Industrial center in
A century ago, in the large cities, unskilled
workmen were hired by tbe day, bought their
own food and found their own lodgings. But
in the country, on the farms, or wherever a
hand was employed on some public work, they
were fed and lodged by tbe employer, and
given a few dollars a month. On the Pennsyl
vania canals the diggers ate the coarsest diet,
were housed in tbe rudest sheds, and paid S6 a
month from May to November, and $5 a month
from November to May. Hod carriers and
mortar mixers, diggers and choppers, who
from 17S3 to 1800, labored on the public build
ings and cut tbe streets and avenues of Wash
ington, received 170 a year, or, if they wished
00 for all tbe work they could perform from
March 1 to December 20. Tbe hours of work
were invariably from sunrise to sunset.
Wages at Albany and New York were 3S, or,
as money then went, 40 cents a day: at Lancas
ter, $3 to 10 a month; elsewhere in Pennsylva
nia workmen were content with 18 in summer
and $5 in winter. At Baltimore men were glad
to be hired at 18d a day. None by the month
asked more than 10. At Fredericksburg tbe
price for labor was from $5 to 17. In Virginia
white men employed by the year were given
16 currency; slaves, when hired, were clothed,
and their masters paid 1 a month; 1 Virginia
money, was, in Federal money, S3 33. The av
erage rate of wages all over the country was
S85 a year, wltb food, and perhaps lodging.
Out of this small snm the workman had, with
his wife's help, to maintain his family.
STOCKS MOKE ACUTE.
Philadelphia One Met Aeeted Br the Re
duction of Dividend.
Local stocks were fairly active yesterday and
generally firm. Philadelphia gas was not per
ceptibly aflected by the reduction of dividend
from 13 to II per cent, selling at the came nlgure
after the announcement as before. It was
freely offered, however, at 88. Electric
)was in good demand, at filto F1K- The
tractions were nrm ana -negiectou. juere fm
a small transaction in People's Pipeage the
tint for a lone time at 17 Pittsburg and lake
Erie Railroad came out of retirement with a
sale at 55. La Nona was firm and doll. There
is a quiet bnving movement in this stock on tbe
tbe strength of favorable reports from tbe
mine. It could mi be bought in quantities un
der 2 or 2K. There was a eood demand for
bank stock and for bonds, but tbey were held
beyond buying orders. Tbe outlook favors re
newed activity and higher prices for all the
favorites. Bids, offers and sales were:
Hank of Pittsburg 4 ....
Citizens' National Bank 6IM
Diamond National Bank 10
Duqnesne National Bank 1 ....
kxcnanire National Hank 1 ....
Farmers' Deposit National Bank
First National Bank, Pittsburg I'D
Fourth National Bank 128
firth Avenue 40 ....
Ueriuan National Bank 312X
Iron City National Bank W ....
Iron and Ulai Dollar Savings 139 ....
Masonic Bank M ....
Mechanics NstlonalBank 106 ....
MercbantsA Manufacturer's Bank 88 ....
Metropolitan National Hank 84 ....
Uriel fellows' Savings Bank S3
Pittsburg National Bank Commerce.. .I32J
People's National Bank 117 ....
Third National Bank ISO
Tradesmen's National Bank KS ....
tiermau National Bank,Allegheny.....lS ....
Keal Estate Loan and Trust Co 80 ....
(Second National Bank, Allegheny 177
'Worklngmsn's Savings, Allegheny.... 70
Allegheny Insurance Company M
AllemauDla 40 ' ....
City .... S3
Citizens S3 SIX
Teutonla - W
Pittsburg Uas Co. (Illcm.) 63
Bouthilde Uas Co. (Ilium.) U
SATUBAI, OAS STOCKS.
Chartiers Valley Gas Co CO
Natural Uas Co. or W.Va 67X GM
Ohio Valley. 35
Philadelphia Co 7X 8
Wheeling Uas Co S9X
fASSINOXB BATLWAT STOCKS.
Central Traction S1J Jl
Citizens' Traction 69!
Pittsburg and Birmingham lvo ....
Pittsburg Traction..... M 6T
Pleasant Valley 205
Pittsburg, Allegheny and Mancbester.235 ....
Chartiers Railway n,
Pittsburg, Youngstown ft Ashtabula.. SOX zs
Pittsburg and CouneUsvllle. 2S
Pittsburgh Junction K. K, Co -7
Pitts., McK. A Yougb. B. K. Co M
Pitts., Cln. A tit. Louli 19
Pitts. & Western H. B. Co 1X
Pitts. Western E. B. Co. pref. 20
Ewalt, (Forty-third street) S3 ....
Northilde Bridge Co M
Pittsburg & Birmingham 73 SO
l.a Nor la Mining Co IK IX
gllverton Mining Co 1
Yankee Qlrl Mining Co 1 ....
XXXCTKIO LIOUT STOCKS.
Westlnghonte. ....'. SIX OX
Monongahela Water Co S3
Onion Switch and Slxnal Co a 22X
A. V. R.B.' Income coupon 7s S3'
Pitts, ft C. Shan., 1st mortgage. 7s too ....
Pittsburg Junction, lit mortgagees... .111 ....
MijiUR. K., lit inor., reg, 7s. .118
P. U. ft St. L. B. K., 1st mor. loop.. 7S.11S
Pittsburg ft Western, old, 7s 106
Pittsburg ft Woods Bun Br, 6s 114 lis
Pittsburg ft Western, new, 4s SS ....
rASSKHOXS BATLWAT BONDS.
Citizens Traction, Ss, 107 ....
Pittsburg ft Birmingham, 7 J-10 105
PltUourg Traction, u 10S
Pleasant Valley, es 110
Monongahela, Ss , 100 ....
Point, 1st mortgage, es I0O ....
Union, 7-i0i 108
TJnlon Switch tt BlgnaL U SO 102
Clir A2TD COUNTY B02TPS.
All'y Co., Com. B. ft C, Ss 10S ....
Ail'y Co.KlotB. 4 0., 5s ".........102
Allegheny County, Ref., 4s ICC ....
Fltuburgcity Buildlnr, Cs Ill
Pittsburg Fire Department Loan, 7s. ..112 ....
Pittsbnrg Funded D'bt, 7s JM
Pittsburg Funded D'bt, 7s 140 . ....
Pitts. Funded D'bt, Com. K. ft C, 6s.. 119 ....
Pittsburg Funded D'bt, B. ft C, 4s... .1M
Pitts. Fun. D'bt, lm. Ex. It., Ss 117
Pitts. Fun. D'bt. lm. Ex.B. coup., 5J.117
Pittsburg Imp. Loan, registered, 4s. ...117 ....
Pittsburg Municipal Con., 6s 105
Pittsburg Water Loan, registered, 6s. .120 ....
Pittsburg Water, coupon. 7s 120 ....
Pittsburg Water, registered, 7s 130
Bales were, 25 shares of feople's Pipeage at
H&SiOO Electric at 61K, Pittsburgtand Lake
Erie Railroad at 65, 125 Philadelphia Gas at
87, 20 at 88; one membership sold at 450.
After call 25 shares of Electriowent at 61.
The total sales were 897 shares.
The total sales stocks at New York yesterday
were 95,300 shares including: Atchison. 9,620;
Delaware,Lackawannaand We$tern,2.600: Erie,
8,850; Lake Bbore, 11.190: Louisville and Nash
ville. L40: Missouri Pacific, 1,090; North
western, 9.090; Northern Pacific preferred,
2.500; Reading, 8.400: Richmond and West
Point, 1.900; St. Paul, 18,73a
First Week In July Khotrs a Bis Gala Over
. There was more than the average amount of
business transacted at the banks yesterday. At
several of tbem a good borrowing demand was
reported. Two of them claimed to be well
loaned up to tbe reserve line, but others had a
good supply of funds. Rates were steady at t
6 per cent, according to time and collateral.
Depositing and checking were features of tbe
The week's exchanges were, in round num
bers. 1624,000 larger than those of the corres
ponding week last year, showing continned
gains over 18S8, The following figures for tbe
day, week and year are full of significance to
Exchanges .....a S 2,114.891 SO
Balances 390,733 03
Exchanges ror tbe week 11,711,133 18
Balances for tbe week. l,S7S,01s 78
Exchanges, dally average 2.WS.23 8.1
Exchanges week or 183s 11,1 8,773 40
Balances week or isss 1,96 ,830 79
Exchanges last week. 11,513,(00 33
Balances last week 1 691.7H 68
Exchanges to date, 1839 a, 19,606 7
Exchanges to date, 1SS8 SXJ,UH4 7 13
Gain, l&ttover 18)3 31,103,201 84
A statement prepared at the Treasury De
paitment shows that there was a decrease of
of 17,324,701 in the circulation during the
month of June, and a net decrease of f 12,610.
387 in money and bullion for tbe same period.
The decrease in circulation was principally in
gold certificates and national bank notes, and
tbe decrease in Treasury holdings was prin
cipally in silver bullion. The circulation July
1 is stated at $l.K0.14o,,050, and the money and
bullion in the Treasury at 652.081,313.
Money on call at New York jesterday was
easy wltn no loans; closed offered at 3 per
cent. Prime mercantile paper, 4QB.
Sterling exchange active aud weak, with actual
business at 433 for 60-day bills and 487 for
The New York bank statement, issued yes
terday, show- the following changes: Re
serve, decrease, $2,574,200, loans. Increase, to,
646,700; specie, increase, 342,900; legal tenders,
decrease. S1.9O.400; deposits, increase, 5.799,
800; circulation, increase, to.100. The banks
now hold 15,103,251 in excess of the 26 per cent
Closing Bond Qnotntlens.
V. 8. 4. reg 128X
U.S4.4J. coup I28H
U. B. 4HS. reg losjj
U. S. 44S. coup 10bX
Pacific es of '05. 118
Louis tanastampeS j.883
Missouri Ss 100,
Tenn. new set, &S....I06
lenn. new sett SS....I04
Tentv. new set.Ss.... 74
Canada Bo. 2ds W
Cen. Pacificists 1I4K
Den. ft It. O., lsti...I18J
Den. ft B.O. 4s 82
D.ftB.O. West;lsts. 102
Kris. Ms 10214
U.K.. AT. Gen. Ss.. S2
Mutual Union Ss...
N.J. O. Int. Cert..
Northern Pae. lit.
Northern Pae. 2ds.
Onnn ft Trans. 8S.1WX
St. I..&1.M. Uen. M IS
tit. UftS.F. Uen.M.118
SU Paul consols ....KIH
si.rL mi rcisia. im
tx., rtuii.Tr ks.
union Pae. Ists US
West Shore.... .107
Government ana Utate bonds were dull and
New TORK Clearings, iUl,732,i8; balances,
fS.S31.674. For the week-ClearlnfS, 1708,883,
157; balances, 3i.S5i.613. '
Boston Bank clearings, 20,488, 629t balances,
1.931.008. For the week Clearings, 115,928.
030; balances, tlS.7S4.MS.
Raltihoee dialings, 3,257,728; balances,
pHlLADEJ-J-niAi-Olearlncs, 118,801,969; bal
ances, 12,071.83. For the week Clearings, 82,'
175,245; balances, (11,683,854.
Cbioaoo Bank clearings for five business
days or the week aggregated t60.559.692. against
63.811,536, for the corresponding period last
year. Bankers still maintain that rates range
to 7, but borrowers wbo claim to be getting
money at Xr getting numerous, and 'too
SUNDAY, JULY 7,
even claim to be able to get money at'iper
Lohdow The amount of bullion withdrawn
from tbe Bank of England on balance to-day
Pabb Three per cent rentes 83f 75c, for the
BETWEEN TWO TIBEa
Petrolenm Closes Dull and Droeplng Deal
ers lu a Quandary
The oil market yesterday was dull and droop
ing from beginning to end. There was a very
quiet opening at 91J-Jc, around which figure the
market held nearly all day, rallying a little
about 11 o'clock, and selling up to 91ic bnt It
soon weakened and closed at Bljc. A range ot
Via was too narrow for much trading, and the
result was a dull day all along tbe line. Here
the transactions did not exceed 15,000 barrels.
Cash oil was hardly mentioned.
To say that dealers are discouraged would be.
putting It mildly, but how to help themselves is
more than tbey know. One of them remarked:
"If it be true that the Standard is opposed to
trading in futures, as reported, I see nothing
left for us to do but to go back to the old plan.
We are not strong enough to fight the monop
oly. In another month we may know more
about it, and be able t6 find a way out of our
Featnree of the Market.
Corrected dally by John M. Oaciey t Co., 45
Blxth street, members of the Pittsburg Petro
Opened 811 Lowest SIX
Highest tlMJClosed 1K
Average run's W.J76
Average shipments JO. 103
Average charters , 33,119
Refined, New York. 7.20c
Krfinei1, London, SVd.
Refined, Antwerp. l7Kf.
Refined. Liverpool, 66-lOd.
A. B. McGrew 4s Co. quote; Puts, 90X9Qc;
Other Oil Markets.
TrrT8VTI.i.E, July 6. National transit cer
tificates opened, 9lkc; highest, 91Vc; lowest,
91c: closed, 9Uc-
Bradford, July 6. Opened, 91c: lowest,
91Kc; highest, 91c: closed. VlHc Runs or
shipments not reported. Charters, 129,682 bar
rels; clearances, 281,000 barrels.
Oil. Citt, July 6. National transit cer
tiorates opened. 91Hc; bljSbest, 91c; lowest,
91c; closed, 9liic Bales, 40.000 barrels: clear
ances, 54.000 barrels; charters, 129,623 barrels;
shipments, 512,253 barrels; runs, 73,208 barrels.
New YoEK.July 6. Petroleum opened dull
at SOc and after sagging off to 90 rallied on
the execution of a few small buying orders and
closed steady at 90. Stock Exchange Open
ing, 90c; highest, 90c: lowest, 90v clos
ing at 90c Consolidated Exchange August
opened at 91Jc; highest, 9:: lowest, 91c,
closing at 91Hc July opened at 90Kc; highest,
90c; lowest, 90c, closing at SOfic Total
sales, 22,000 barrels.
Four Webster Avenoe Hoasea Chance
Hands Other Good Deals.
Alles & Bailey, 164 Fourth avenue, sold for
Mrs. Annie Phillips, of New Haven, to J. R.
Loughnei the property Nob. 318 and 320 Web
ster avenue, four brick dwellings of six rooms
each, lot 48x120 to an alley, for 7,850 cash. At
the price paid the property is considered a bar
gain. Ewing 4 Dyers, 107 Federal street, sold for Q.
Fisher to a well-known stock broker of Pitts
burg a two-story frame bonse of four rooms,
wltb lot ISKxfU. on Rebecca street. First ward,
Allegheny, for 1.275 cash. Tbey also placed a
mortgage for 600 for five years at (sper cent on
property near the New Brighton road.
W. W. McNeill 4 Bro.. 105 Fourth avenue,
placed a small mortgage of S350 for three years
at 6 per cent on property in Oakland; also one
of 11,000 on city business property for two years
at S per cent.
Black & Batrd, No. 95 Fourth avenue, sold
the property No. 160 Sandusky street, Alle
gheny Cltv. being a two-story brick dwelling,
with lot 28x120 feet, for $11,250. The purchaser
was Dr. George M. Shllllio.
C. H. Love, 93 Fourth avenue, sold for tbe
heirs of John King, deceased, a piece of land
on Leamington avenue, Twenty-flrst ward, for
16,500, to a syndicate wbo intend to lay it out
In lots and put tbem on the market.
Samuel W. Black & Co., 99 Fourth avenue,
sold tor Henrv A. Davis and Samuel W. Black
to the Sewickley Baptist Church, a lot 60x200
feet. In Sewickley borough, adjoining the
chnrch property, for a price approximating
J. R. Cooper dc Co., 107 Fourth avenue, sold
for John Foy to W. A. Edeburn, a piece of
ground in tbe Thirteenth ward, fronting on
ellefleld avenue, for 2,000. Tbey also sold
lots 15 and 16 in the McNeil plan, to W. H.
Hewlett, for 000.
HOMES FOR AUNT.
Building Holds Its Own, With Good Pros
pect of Improvement.
Permits were issued last week for 11 houses
all ot tbem small the aggregate cost of which
Is estimated at $53,375. A large number of
buildings that have been contracted for hare
not been commenced, oh leg to the almost in
cessant rain the past two months. Good
weather the remainder of tbe season, of wbloh
there is a prospect, would greatly stimulate this
industrv. Tbe following is the list:
C. L. Magee one frame three-story addition,
35x36 feet, on Forbes street. Fourteenth ward.
Henry Welsh, two brick two-story, 24x32 feot,
on Long alley, near Plummer street, Beren
Mrs. Shannon, one brick two-story, 22x43 feet,
on Forty-fourth street. Seventeenth ward.
Robert Marshall, one frame two-story, 17x17
feet, on Duncan street, near Fifty-second
street, Eighteenth ward.
Mrs. L. P. Euston, one frame tiro-story. 22x49
feet, on Rural avenue, near St. Clair street,
1. C. Lazear, one brick three-story, 19x63 feet,
on Frankstown avenue. Nineteenth ward.
Thomas Brown, one brick three-story, 17x46
feet, ou Frankstown avenue. Nineteenth ward.
Mrs. Effle Eacer. one frame two-story, 16x43
feet, on Greenfield street, Twenty-third ward.
George W.Sultxman, one frame two-tory, I7x
34 feet, on Eccles street, Twenty-seventh ward.
T. Griffin, one brick two-story, 22x46 feet, on
VIckiov. near Cooper street, Sixth ward.
T. Griffin, one brick two-story, 18sc26 feet, on
Coward's alley, near Cooper, Sixth ward.
ST. Griffin, one brick three-story. ,161.4.) feet, on
Washington street, near Fifth avenue, Seventh
P. Gallagher, one frame one-story, 14x41 feet,
on Wayne street. Thirteenth ward.
John Parker, one frame pne-story, 23x23 feet,
on Antoinette street. Thirteenth ward.
Joseph Teterol, one frame two-story, 12x16
feet, on Howard's lane. Fourteenth ward.
Tames McVey, one frame two-story, 17xS2
fet, on Holmes street, Eighteenth ward.
James Garrigan, one frame two-storv, 20x18
feet, on Fifty-seventh street. Eighteenth ward.
Elmer Larmier, one frame one-story addition,
14x20 feet, on Rebecca street. Nineteenth want.
John J. Dischner, one frame two-storv, 18i22
feet, on Dearborn, Nineteenth ward.
Miss t-. W. Brown one frame one-story, 12x20
feet, on Roetta street. Nineteenth ward.
William Homing, one tr.ime one-story, 14xM
feet, on Twenty-sixth street. Twenty-seventh
ward. . . . ..
Joseph J. Davis, one frame one-story addi
tion, lit 13 reet,on2i08Sarabstreet, Twenty-fifth
FrahcisJ. Torrance, one frame two-story,
18x28 feet, on Craig street; Fourteenth ward.
Charles Roesler, one frame two story, 20x50
feer, on Herd street. Sixteenth ward.
Henry Hehman. one frame two-story, 20x16
feet, on Seari, Sixteenth ward.
Henrv Helman. one brick two-story, 20x50
feet, on Fisk street,' Seventeenth ward.
Charles Hoffeucnertner. one frame two
story, 21x32 feet, on Achilles street. Twenty
first waid. - . -. .
George Deltset one frame two-story, 21x12
feet, on rear of 2330 Josephine street. Twenty
Adam Mannas, one brick two-story, 24x48
feet, on 611 Carson street. Twenty-ninth ward.
Guy Deurins, one trame two-story, 16x41 feet,
on Howard's lane. Fourteenth ward.
James 8. Devlin, two brick two-story, 81x50
feet, on Friendship street, near Penn avenue,
E. Gordon, Jr., one frame one-story, 12x11
feet, on Home street, near Hatfield, Seven
Peerless Lead Glass Works, one iron-clad,
20x30 feet, on Monongahela river, Twenth-slxth
Jacob Roesler, one brick two-story, 21x52
feet, on Fourteenth street, Twenty-eighth
James Glover, three brick two-story, 58x16
feet, on Beventh street. Twenty-ninth ward.
Jacob Smith, one frame one-story addition.
12x12 feet, on Steuben street, Thirty-sixth
A. Withenbofer, one frame two-story, 17x30
feet, on Twenty-eighth street,Tlilrteenth ward.
M. Flnerty, one frame two-story, 19x30 feet,
on Roquet s'treet. Fourteenth ward.
J. Held, one brick two-story and mansard,
21x41 feet, on Penn avenne, near Thirty-fourth
and Thirty-fifth streets. Fifteenth ward.
Louts Schoepfleln, one brick two-story, 15x39
feet, on Auburn street. Twenty-first ward.
William Loberenz, one frame two-story, 21x30
feet, on Edward's alley, near Twenty-seventh
street, Twenty-fourth ward.
THAT SHIP CAIUL
Plttabnra Grent Enterprise Kqaarelr an
Ita Fret A Strong Indorsement.
Conneant Lake Is 1,083 feet above water tide.
(This lake was quadrupled in area by dams and
was mad the means of feeding the canaL Mr.
Moody, in order to furnish a constant supply ot
water requisite for locking tbe tonnage traffic
say 7.000,000 tons tbe first year either way "to
tbe lowest levels. Lake Erie being 675 feet
above tbe tide, proposes to drain other basins
by an aqueduct Briefly, be starts from the
level of Lake Conneant, rising six inches to the
mile. Tbe topography of the country forces
him to follow down tbe Valleys to Conneant
Lake outlet, across and down tbe left bank of
French creek, to ind up, the 'Allegheny river on
the bluffs of ita right banks. At tbe crossing
of Oil creek the aauedu'ct nould reoeive,bya
short feeder, the entire drainage of OU creek
basin. Thence still rising and following up the
liver valley, be finally strikes the head of the
river at a point above Franklin 40 or 60 miles,
in the vicinity of TidiouA, at an elevation of
AN O0TXET DAM
at this point will control the drainage of 3,200
square miles of forest land, supplemented by
the necessary storage reservoirs above. Six in
expensive dam, above Warren, ot six feet rise
each, will retain 30 or mote miles of water of the
sectional area of the river between tbe banks.
Tne aqueduct proposed, or Allegheny feeder,
will deliver at all times at Connect Lake sum
mit tbe entire controlled drainage of tbe Chau
tauqua basin, ublcb runs into the Allegheny
abme Wan-en, of 8.200 square miles; OU Creek
basin, 200 square tnlles-tne old French Creek
feeder, above Meadville, wltb tbe Conneaut
basin nfeCO square miles, making a total area
of '1,000 square mile", upon which Is an average
yearly rain fall of 40 inches, which precipitation
is nearly equal for each of the four sections
The construction of this feeder or aqueduct
of 40 or 60 mUes involves no abtruse engineer
ing problem-; requires no extravagant expendi
ture for structures. Interferes with no mill
pnvlleces or water rights. The right of avis
over the least valuable lands In the State. The
bed of the water way would be a shale for, at
least, 90 per cent of tbe way or length, and
COST or BUIIJ3INO
would be mainly the expense of excavation,
which can be quickly accomplished by modern
methods. No tunneling would be necessary.
This aqueduct would have, a fall of six Inches
to the mile, and with the supplies from tbe
basins mentioned, would furnish a ship canal
large enough to float large boats, and would
overcome the mucb-talked-ol difficulty about
getting water out of the summit
From other sources it is learned that a dele
gation of Monongahela river coal operators
went down to Beaver, and for several hours
discussed with Senator Quay matters which
are of great importance to tbe people of Pitts
burg, the Ohio and Monongahela valleys. It
was In reference to erecting dams on tbe Ohio
river to Beaver, and tbe building of a canal
from Beaver to Erie, thus connecting Pitp
bnrg and the districts named with tbe great
lakes. Senator Quay is heartily In favor of the
great project and will push tbe matter in Con-
Sress. The coal men called upon him to assure
lm of their support and to dlscu-s the feasi
bility of the enterprise. The movement In
this direction has only been squarely set upon
foot hut as its benefits are unfolded there
seems to be no lack ot support
Wall Street Hnfferlog From Apathy Scarce
ly Anything Doing la Stocks The
Sugnr Trust Loses Its Grip A
Dull Close at Lowest Prices.
New York, July 6. In railroad stocks there
was nothing doing to-day outside of the Grang
ers, Lake Shore, New England and Reading.
The market opened very tame, but there was
an Improved feeling in the room, aud first
pfices were again generally from VI to Ji per
cent higher than last evening's figures, with
Lake Bhore leading in the tdvance. There was
a great disinclination to operate, however,
pending further developments in the railroad
situation, and even the traders were doing little
in tbe market
Tbe brokers for tbs larger bears, however,
continued to sell freely, and the result was a
weak and declining market from tbe opening,
tuongh the movements lacked vim, and except
In one or two stocks, small fractions marked
tbe extent of tbe fluctuations during the ses.
slon. There was some speculation as to the
Eosition of the Chicago party upon the market
ut tbe eneral opinion was that it had been
St Paul and Lake Bhore occupied the most
prominent position in tbe market to-day, and
in botn tbe extreme fluctuation was 1 per cent
but tbey received Ughtly from tbe lowest price
and closed with a fractional loss. Atchison,
New England and Reading were also promi
nent for animation, but their muvements were
entirely insignificant Among tbe trusts sugar
opened up fractionally higher and afterward
advanced slightly, but later lost all of the Im
provement and something In addition.
There was marked strength, however, In dis
tillers' trust and it rose to 43K The rest ot
the market was absolutely devoid of feature,
and it finally closed duU and heavy to weak, at
about the lowest prices of the session. There
were no important changes, except tbe advance
of li per cent in distillers' trust
Railroad bonds were stagnant to-dav. and
tbe sales of all issues aggregated only 309,000,
wltn no animation of any sort Tbe tone of the
dealings was rather steady to firm, but tbe
changes in quotations were of tbe smallest
fractions. Minneapolis and Bt Louis firsts
lost 5, at 95.
Tbe following table shows the prices nf active
stocks on tbe New York Stock Exchange.
Corrected daily for Tee Dispatch by Whit
ney & Stephenson, members of New York
Stock Exchange, 67 Fourth avenues
Open- High Low. inr
in. til est. Bids.
Am. Cotton on H MM sex MX
Atcn.. Top. fts.r.... iH 89 tH H
Canadian faciflc UK iX " "
Canada Southern. Ulj Ut 6: S!
Central of New Jersey. 1U Ui lll.H 1HH
Central faelilt Hit
Chesapeake ft Oblo ... KM 20U iOU. 20U
C, Uur.ft QulKV..... 99H MX 98S S8S
C. Mil. ft St Paul.... 63N est 87 67 H
C Mil A st. i. nr log
a. Rocs 1. ft f Wi Wi Rl!( r.7i
C St L. ft t'itts .... lu
C st i ft ruts, pt Wi
U. St. r..M.AU S3 M J2X
c. bt. r..n. At)., pr. i
U.A Northwestern, pr.HJ 133
O. U. Cftt 70
Col. Coal ft Iron 79
Col. ft Hocking Val .. HH UH UK KM
Del.. L. AW US WH ltj Wk
Del. ft Hudson 143M 146 145H 1W
lieuvcrftBioU.. 01 4S!a.
E.T.. Va. AUa ..10 19 . 10 10
E.T..VS, ftOa. 1st pr 72Jf
C. 1 Va. ft la.2dpf. .... 1
Illinois Central lit
Lake trie ft estern 16V
Lake Erie ft West pr. UN
Lakebnore&M. S...-.1K 102 .1017a 1C1
LoulsvUleft Nashville. 69 L8H C9 69
Michigan Central 89
Mobile Ohio Wi 14M 14X 14
Ho., iu ftlexas 10S
Missouri leucine 10'A 'OH 69X 69M
New York Central 1033
2. Y.. L.E.4H :X i&H 58 M
H. Y., CftbtL 1X
N. Y C. ft St L. Ot 69
N.Y.. C. A St. L. 2d of
N.YIN. K MH KH 49H K
N.Y.. O. AW J7M
orroik Western )
Northern 1'aclUc 27 H ZTtf ZS 27S
Nortnern 1'aclflc Dref. as 65 6(- 64)4
Ohio A Mississippi... . S 22 ZU4 22
Oregon Improvement 63
Oregon Transcon 2.1
raciflcMatl S3 S3 23 X
reo. Dec. ft Evans 21H
Phlladel. ft Reading.. HZ 47K 46M 4614
1'ullman I'alaee Car IS
Klchmona ft W. P. f.. 23V 23H 23X Sh
St f., Minn, ft Man... 99 991 99 99
8uL.ft3an rran tlX H 271 17
St L. ft San irran pf. 66 87 63 KH
Texas Pacific 19V 19V 19 19 J
Union raciuc 69M 694 69 69
W'abasn. .... Ivs
Wabash orererred 2SS
Western Union........ 8SM K 89V KH
Wheelmr ft L. !..
Sugar Trust 117M lists
National Lead Trust. 3214 3-H
Chicago Uas Trust MM 60M 69 60
A. AT. LandOr't7s.l07H
A tell. A Ton. It K... 33H
Hostou ft Alosny...21S
Boston ft Alata.....190
C. U. AU. V
Linn. San. ft Cleve. 24
Eastern It. It 94
Eastern K. K. ts ....US
Uinta rere.ll 23
ritntftrereM. era. te
N. Y. AN.E.7S....1MV.
Old Ooionr 171)
Calumet ft Hecla....2cjS
rrwabic (new) ,
Mex.C.lst mtg. bds. 6HK
Closing quotations or Philadelphia stocks, fur
nished by Whitney ft Stephenson, brokers. No. 57
fourth avenue. Members New York Stock Ex
change. KM. Asked.
Pennsylvania Railroad. I1M 64
Lehigh Vallev " M
Lehigh Navigation 63 M
Nortnern Pacific. 271 z
Northern Pacific preferred, Hit 66
L1T STUCK MAKEETS.
Condition ef tbe Market at th Eaat Liberty
Orvici PrwatJRO Dispatch, i
Saturday. July 6, 1889. , '
Cattle Receipts, nonet shipments. 20 bead;
market nothing doing) all through consign
ments; no cattle shipped to New York to day-J
lloos Receipts. 700 Head: shipments, LOOd
head; market firm: Yorkers, 91 70 1 30 on deck;
extra fine lignt - 90) heavy, 4 4001 60; rongbs,
S3 003 73; 7 cars of hogs shipped to New
SH exp Receipts. 2,080 head) shipments, 1,800
bead j market firm at unchanged prices. -
A Batch ef Contradictory European Rumors
Paralyzes I he Wheat Market Ce'ra
nd Oafs Featureless Best
Products Dull and Gen
Chicago The session o$he Board of Trade
to-day was dull from tbe opening to tbe close.
The foreign news concerning wheat was rather
mixed; the domestic news was almost uni
formly bullish. One member had a cable from
St Petersburg saving that tbe drought in North
Russia continued, and that reports from South
Russia were also unfavorable. Another had
estimates thst the wheat yield of Europe, In
cluding the United Klnedom, would be 100,000,
000 bushels larger than last year, and at least
three weeks early. Parts quotations were
higher; Liverpool markets firm.
The weather was dry and hot botb In the win
ter and soring wheat districts, and was there
fore a bearish Influence in one direction and a
bullish Influence In the other. Minneapolis
millers were reported as buying new No. 2 red
winter wheat in St Louis for milling. North
western traders were also buying In tbe specu
lative market here. An operator started a
bulge in prices early by picking up a few small
lots of July. This future opened at S2o,
sold up to 83c and closed at 82a December
opened at 79c, and, after selling at 79c,
bulged to 8fc At tbe advance Hntcblnson
was selUng December treely, and It reacted to
The corn pit was almost deserted all the
morning. Trading was light. September, the
active futore. opened at 35K35Xc, sold at
3533Kc ana closed at the la.ter figure.
Oats were dull and an easy feeling prevailed.
Receiving houses sold September moderately
at 2L.2Hc; closed at 22Kc.
Not over 3,000 barrels of pork were traded on
'Change to-day. Nevertheless, there was a 10c
break in prices. Lard and ribs were much
more active and botb were weaker. Ibe trade
in these, however, was of small proportions.
Offerings, whUe light were more than the trade
The little speculative Interest developed was
centered in September.wblcb sold from ill 07
early down to (11 K for pork; from 0 50 to
JS4JJ for lard and from !5 ft! down to $5 85
for snort ribs. Lard and sborl ribs for the same
delivery closed at Inside prices and pork at
til S1. Other months were quiet
Tbe leading futures ranged as follows:
WHEAT No. 2 Angnsr, 7778877K
78Kc; Heptemi.er. 787S)$77ai-7)e: Decem
ber. 788O79J,08Oe; May. SlSS4684
Cobn No. 2 Aneust S5Ki5335Ka35Xci
September, 25Qi&i3Siioic; May, 37a
UAib-o. z August 222Z?Sc: September.
m-uiia May. mi&mmsA
MlSsPoRK,per bbL August 11 67KH 60
611 c5ll 55; September, 11 67ll 079
11 6&11 67.
L OWtl'll bift.
Laku. Der 100 l-Anrait tt 37U03 40(13
6 32KS3K; September, W 608 5o&8 42H
Siioht Ribs, per 100 6s. August 85 87K9
5 87$e3 80o 80; September, t5 925 V2K
6 85j'4 85.
Cash quotations were as follows: Flour firm;
winter wheat 3 004 75: spring wheat 4 30
6 75. Rye, 2 60-.! 70. No. 2 spring wheat 83cj
No. 3 spring wheat. 82c; No. 2 red, 82KQ
83Kc No. 'JcorruSSKc. No. 2 oats. 22&c:
No.2rye.42Jic N. "J barley nomlnaL Nn.1
flixseed. fl 3d. Prime tlmothv seed, 11 55.
Mess pork, per barrel. $11 60011 60. Lard, per
100 pounds, to SOQO 35. Short ribs sides (loose).
S5SO5 85. Dry salted shoulders (boxed),
$525.35 37& Short clear sides (boxed).SS 12
0 25. Sugar unchanged; granulated. (c
Receipts Flour, 15000 barrels: wheat .000
bushels: corn, 313,000 bushels: oats, 72,000
bushels; rye, none; barley, 1.000 bushels.
Shipments Flonr. 7,000 barrels; wheat, 41000
bushels; corn. 232.000 bushels; oats, 88,000
bushels; rye, 3.00J busnels; barley l.OOo tmbels.
On tbe Produce Exchange to-day the butter
market was weak and lower; creamerv,15Q15c;
dairy, 100 14c. Eggs lower; fresh, llQ12c
LATE NEWS IN BEIEP.
Mrs. E. W. Barber, an old lady living near
Lafayette, Ind., was bitten by a rattlesnake
Monday. She was very ill for a few hours and
afterwards became totally blind. Otherwise
sbe has entirely recovered from the effects of
the bite. Her physicians do not know how to
account for the circumstance.
Advices have been received from Apia say
lng tbat a treaty of peace has been concluded
between Mataafa and Tamasese. Lieutenant
Thurston has concluded bis Inquiry into the
charges made by Germany tbat assistance had
been given Mataafa by tbe British Consul at
Apia. The investigation resulted in the exon
eration of the Consul from all the charges.
All negotiations between the Indiana block
coal miners and operators and their arbitration
friends, are now considered off. The opera
tors, in tbe judgment of the State Board of
Charities, offer tbe highest price that can be
paid, but the miners persist in relnsinc Tbe
operators will Introdnce machines as tbe only
alternative. The cost of mining by this pro
cess win be 45 cents a ton, where they offer 70
and 75 cents for pick minlne.
Deputy Marshal Swayne arrived in Ft
Smith. Ark., yesterday from Chickasaw Moun
tains with 14 prisoners, two dead men and one
nearlydead. Oneol the deaa men Is Cornelius
Walker, who had been shot 13 times. He was
approached by the i fficer near Paul's Valler, in
the Chickasaw Nation, but resisted and shot
one of tbe pose named Williams, wbo died
next day. Swayne at once returned tbe fire,
shooting Walker 13 times before he fell dead.
At Columbns,!0., Republican ex-Congressman
Beatty made a fierce assault upon Gov
ernor Foraker, In an address before a body of
G. A. R. men. He charged tbat Knraker
packed the recent convention wltb his hench
men, while at tbe same time professing not to
want the nomination. He plainly stated that
the Governor uitered an nntrutb when be said
he did not sol clt a nomination for a third
term, in another part of bis speech tbe Gen
eral said that In the davs of Washington can
didates for Governor did not flood the country
with photographs of themselves, and thus pub
licly display tbe weakness of vanity.
Early yesterday morning a passencer train
east-hound on the New York, Pennylvanlaand
Ohio Railroad, and freight No. 8a, came to
gether near Kennedy. Both engines were com
?iletely demolished, freight cars piled up, and
be smoker nf the passenger train was forced
clear ttmaigb tbe ntggage car. Charles Else
man, or.Meadrllle. Pa., engineer of the freight,
and Louts Wentz, of Meadville, baggage mas
ter, were Jellied, Both firemen were injured.
Tbe only passenger bnrt was Fred Sibley, of
Jamestown, N.Y.. wbo was alone In the smoker
and bad time to jump before the crash came,
sprained bis ankle. It was very fozgy when the
collision occurred. Tbe blame is said to be on
tbe engineer of the freight who should have
waited at Kennedy for tbe passenger train.
The Roman Catholic prayer book, author
ized by the Third Plenary Council of Baltl
more.wblch met in the Cathedral In November,
lbSL lias been completed and placed in tbe
hands of the publishers. It will bo Issued In
two weeks. Being prepared and put forth wltn
the authority of the Plenary Cuuncil.it will
take-the place, as tbe council Intended it to do,
of the various .Catholic prayer books which
have been in use hitherto. It Is so arranged
that the entire service 'f tbe mass for every
bunaay In tho year can be followed by tbe con
gregation just as It Is said by the clerirvman. It
was compiled by Rev. Clarence E. Woodman,
and has tbe approval of Cardinal Gibbons, the
Papal delegate at the council, and of Arch
bishop Corrlsran, of New York, who had special
supervision of the work.
1828 Imperial Oporto Port, full quarts.$3 00
1869 Mackenzie Port, lull quarts 2 60
Fine Old White Port, full quarts...!. 2 00
London Dock Port, lull quarts 2 00
Burgundy Port, lull quarts 1 60
Fine Old Spanish Port, lull quarts.... 1 00
For sale by G. Y. Schmidt, 95 and 97
TTTH1TNEY 4 STEPHENSON,
a FOURTH AVENTJB.
Issue travelers' credits throngh Messrs. Drexel.
Morgan A Co', New York. Passports procured.
Bailr oad Mining C Z
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an hranclsco. Philadelphia or Boston t-x-
changes. Loans made at low rates of interest
Established 1873. WWeekly Circular FREE.
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JOHN M. OAKLEY & CO.,
BANKERS AND BROKER&
Members Chicago Board of Trade and
Pltubnrg Petroleum Exchange.
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EPISODE AT CHARTIERSI
An Interview From the Pleasant Sub-
urb of McKee's Rocks.
A LADY'S NOTABLE EXPERIENCE.
In the little borough of McKee's Eockt, i
one of our pleasantest suburbs, and directly ,
Aniwaita fttiartiava fltntlnn. All the PittsbUT2
.....I T.I.. Ta a lliMo-alnrv hrfalr hOHSA
tun mldpnu nf Mrs. Annie Smith, at
was there, that the writer found that lady,"
and durint: the course of the Interview Mrs.
"i always had more or less cold in Febru
ary and March, but at such times almost IS
everybody would complain of cold in tne; ,
heid, and Xpaid little attention to ray own. x
Tn Intpr Venn, however. I cautrht cold mora -"i
easily than ever, and my head began to give) -J
me a ereat deal of trouble. There would oei
a dull, heavy feeling in my foreheadnot
aTantlv n nain lint n dtfttrpft.iincr feelin? that '
ta iliffiAnU r taC9i.rtKA 1 IT nn WAnld S
be stopped up, first on one side and then oat3
the other. 1 would nave a raw, uncomiors-
..Ma famMnr in 1 h thtr.ttt nnrl vrnnlri ftU-i
wava be hawkinz and raisin z and trying tat"
clear it Continual snuffing and blowing t
aud sneezing made me I eel miserable and p
dislike to be in any one's presence.
"After a time the trouble seemed to ex-jj-tend
to the lower part ot my throat and my.
Mrs. Annie Smith.
"At times there would he a disagreeabla
tickling sensation in my throat Something
seemed to be sticking there tbat I could not
get un or down. When I would lie down "
at night I could reel the mucus dropping
back into my throat There was an opprev 1
sive teeiing on my chest as it there was a
weight there. At times this would be so
bad as to make my breathing labored and i
difficult I couldn't seen to get enough air &
into my lungs. K
"Sharp pains wonld take mo in the aids'
and breast At times it would be liken
'stitch in the side.' Then there wonld be
shooting pains iu the region ot my heart.
Sometimes these pajns woitlil take meln tbe
side running through to the shoulder blades
"Another thing that worried me was the)
palpitation of the heart O ten it would)
beat hard and last, then it would be slow
and irreeular. and T would have a feeling
ot dizziness or fuintness. rl
Mv s1pfn wna hrnlrpn. Mv thm,twflnM4
fill up at night, and it would seem as if ij
mnnlft Annb-a A hovil rTr nnnnk sat ""
particularly bad at nieht When I did
sleep it didn't seem to refresh me, and I
would wake up tired and unrested in the
morning. I would get up feeling weak and
sometimes dizzy. There would be a bad
taste In my mouth and T wonld have hardly
any appetite. What little I did eat seemed
to rest like a heavy load on my stomach.
The least exertion would put me out off
breath and make me feel weak and tlred.T
I lelt unable to work. The disease bad exX
tended till it seemed as if it was impossible f
to shake it on. l tried various doctors and
medicines and got no help. Sometime ago
I was advised to see Drs. Copeland & Blair.,
T placed myself under their care. I didn I
get well till at once, nor did I expect to. bnt
I could see from the ttarttbatl was steadllvl
improving. The cough gradually left me; ray
inrciat anu neaa uecame uear. A aaa no morwj
difficulty tn breathing: no more suffocating
Spells: no more nainsln the chest: no mora
headaches or dizziness and faintness. In fact's
I am as you see me now, well aud strong. I
can sleen well: eet ud feellnz refreshed and
have a good appetite for all my metis. I owe)
my restoration to Drs. Copeland 4 Blair, and
am giaa to nave ins opportunity oi mating
this statement" A
Mrs. Smith lives, as stated, at McKee'3
Rocks, opposite Chartiers depot and the Inter
view auore given can easily oe venueo.
COMPLETE ANO LASTING.
Mr. w. J. Adsms is Quoted as Verlfjlsgfs)
"Tes, it is true," said Mr. Adams in rS
spouse to a question. "I gained 17 poun'ds
in weight under tbeir care in six weeks. Z
am now as strong and well as a man could
be. The result is complete and permanent
in my case." 1
The subject oi conversation was MrJ
AHumt' Tfeevirv fi,m fitnA nrrtl fmrn fal
.....--.. ...... -.j, H-....W .mw .., UVWINI
severe catarrhal and bronchial trouble',
tnrougn tne treatment oi Airs, copeland
"f m frlnit tji flpVnnwlorlffA tha tvnvlr t)lvl
did in my case," Mr. Adams continuedl
"lor l was really in s bad condition. The)
catarrh had extended until it affected me all
over. My eves and.
ears were affected,'!
And T fnnnfl that'
both sight and hear!
lng were impaired.
My head wonld achej
the trouble got Intel
my throat and Chest
I commenced to lose),
flesh rapidly, and I,
seemed to get weak
and despondent I
Mr. W.J. Adamt. any energy or ambP
tlon. My throat would fill np and I would,
have to be constantly hawkinir and raising;
to clean it I coughed a great deal, espe
cially iu the morning a dry, hacking klndj
of a couch. Sharp pains would take me la
the chest, at most times about the region of,
the heart I would leel hungry all tbV
time, bat I couldn't eat anything. WhenE
wonld sit down to eat the sight and smell of,
food wouid take my appetite away. There)
would be a feeling of distress and nausea te'
my stomach after eating a sensation as if,
there was a load or weight there. I went t
California, and when I returned the trouW'
seemed to crow upon me very fast The loss''
Mr. W. J. Adams lives at the Mansfield He-.
tel, of which his father Is proprietor, at Maa
field, eight miles out on the Panhandle roa?
Are located permanently at
66 SIXTH AVE.,
Where they treat with success all curable c
umce noure ioua. k.; intr. m.j
r. v. (Btinuay inciuaeaj.
anul.HI.. rtifAYYDt I....4 ITT.
EAHES of the EYE, EAR, THROAT;!;
Consultation, SL Address all mad to '
DRS. COPELAND A BLAH
6S Sixth ave Prttefcwj, 1