Pittsburg dispatch. (Pittsburg [Pa.]) 1880-1923, August 16, 1889, Page 7, Image 7
HRl F wrpwr 3H- 4 i THE P1TTSBTJRG' DISPATCH,' FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 1889.' THE TBEND OF TRADE. Sweet Potato and Florida Trusts to Loom Up. Orango PRODUCTS OP FARM AND GARDEN, Fine Prospects for Large Produce Held in this Region. WEEK'S WOEE AT THE LIBERTY IAEDS OFFICE OFPlTTSBURD DISPATCH, Thursday, August 15, issa. j Among the newest of the trusts are the Sweet Potato Trust, of Baltimore, and the Florida Orange Trust, of Hew York City. Both have beeu organized within the past three weeks. A leading Liberty street commission merchant said to-day: "The Sweet Potato Trust has succeeded In sending the Southern product into our market in better shape and at reduced prices. "The preliminary meeting for the Florida Orange Trust has been held and the organiza tion will be perfected the 1st of September. Already representatives have been sele cted in tins and all trade centers. The idea is to dis tribute the fruit at places where ltjs wanted, and prevent the gluts which have proved a bane to orange shippers in jears gone by." Products of Farm and Gnrden. Advices from all Pittsburg's natural terri tory confirm the fact already mentioned in this column that the wheat, oats, hay and vegetable crops for 1889 will be the largest gathered for many J ears. Corn, too, which ban a backward start, and did not promise well in the early stages, has been making up for lost time of late by the aid of seasonable showers, anaprospocts are immensely improved for the corn crop the past SO days. The yield of potatoes this season in Western Pennsjlvania and Eastern Ohio will break all former records. Said a peddler from Clinton, who pays weekly visits to our city, and whose route embraces a larce part of the Panhandle territory of West Vircinla: "On my beat farm firodncts are unusually large, and in some lines aiger thau I have known in 15 years of ped dline. Such a large jield of potatoes I have never known Wheat, oats and bay are far above the average in quantity. Ay to fruit, w hile apples will fall below last yeaFs yield, we will bave an average volume. Peaches and plumsarc almost a total failure. In 1U) miles travel this u eck I did not see a dozen plums on the trees which were loaded down last season. "Ono of my principal difficulties this season is to procure enough poultry to meet demands. It is next to impossible to get anv nearer the city than Chanters ith any poultry left. "The demand for country butter has also im proved very much in the past ten days. In stead of being a drag, as it was a couple of weeks ago, it now goes like hot cakes. The activity in butter has started much sooner than usual. "Eggs also have taken an upward turn, and reliable stock sells readily at outside quota tions." The evidence of abundance in cereal lines is seen in the large receipts. Since Monday morning 70 carloads of oats have bten bulle tined at the Grain Exchange. Local Live Stock. The week has developed a healthier tone to live stock trade, and choice grades of cattle and sheep are commanding better prices than for some weeks past. The supply of good, smooth butcher cattle has not been up to de mand. Low grade cattle, of which tho propor tion was unusually large in this week's sup plies, were off in prico and slow of sale. The demand for export has been so active of late at the West that our market here has suf fered a lack of desirable grades. Follow ing is tbe-rcport of transactions for the week at the East Liberty Stockyards: CATTLE. BOGS. SUEEr Thro'. Local. Thursday 1,150 40 2.075 MO Iridav 5S0 20 Z.IC5 2.010 Saturday 500 300 1,050 2,43) fcundsy TOO 1,910 &.2J0 2,000 Monday 1J 150 1,500 HO Tuesday 11.0 160 1,875 1.870 M cdneiday TOO ... 2,65 1,650 Total 3,970 2,580 17,400 12,100 Lastweek 4,640 2,300 15,440 I6.T20 Prevlonsweek.. 5.160 2,400 16,030 2u,SU0 Thursday "rldsr ........... fra'oTday Monday ........ Tuesday.......... Mertne.dav Total .., I.ast week 1.0391 735 HO 1. 142 4,151 7I 643 73 2, SIS OT8 2,105 SS2 1,443 2.580! 8,182 2.29 2,42S 7,3991 S,633 7,416 13,291 Previous week.... Ily Telecrnph. NEW YOEK Beeves Receipts, 700 head; all for exporters and city slaughterers direct: no market for beeves: steady for dressed beef at CKKc per pound for native sides, and at 5 BtJc lor Texas and Colorado stock. Exports to-day, 330 beeves. To-day's London and Liver pool cablead vices quote American relrjgerator beef steady at 8c per pound. Calves Re ceipts. 900 head; reported steady with a lair business at $5 O08J6 50 per 100 pounds for veals; S3 5031 50 for mixed lots, and J2 00325 for grassers and buttermilk calves. Sheep Re ceipts, 4,700 head and five carloads were carried over yesterday: a shade easier before the finish, and a number of carloads remain unsold; com mon to prime sheep sold at $3 50530 per 100 pounds: common to prime lambs at S5007 25. Hogs Receipts, 2.500 head: easier with slow sale at SI C05 00 per 100 pounds, alive. Kansas city Cattle Receipts. 8,043 head; shipments, 4.632 bead; choice native export steers steady; all others, both native and Texas, dull and 10c lower; native cows steady and 10c lower; Texas cows slow and 10c lower: good feeding steers firm, and common and stockrrs weak; good to choice corn-red steers. 84 1C4 30; common to medium, S3 OOtf 1 00; stockcrs and feeding steers 1 00453 10; ro.s, i ouiBi oo; crass range steers, 17o 2 90. Hogs Receipts. 6.421 head; shipments, L227 head; market badly broke; light weights 5igil0c lower: heavy and mixed. 1025c loner; good to choice llebt. S4 154 27; heavy and mixed, 75Q4 10. Sheep Receipts, 865 head; shipments, 140 head; market weak and about lOe lower: good to choice muttons, S3 75 I 00: common to mediumt J2 503 CO. Kmfalo Cattle Receipts 111 carloads through; 2 carloads for sale; steady and un changed. Sheep and lambs Receipts. 20 car loads through: 15 carloads fnr sale; easier; sheep, pod to best, $4 404 65: fair to good, $1 254 40: common, tti 25: lambs, good to best, ie 506 75; fair to good, S6 2066 50; com mon, S5 506 2a Hogs Receipts. 12 carloads throngb; la for sale; 10c lower on Yorkers and pigs; medium. $4 40; mixed, H 504 65; York ers. H GSQl 90: pics. 804 90; roughs, 30 4 90; stags. $3 25g3 60. CniCAGo Cattle Receipts. 18,000 bead;shlp roents, 6,000 head; market irregular; beeves, H S01 So: steers, $3 204 60; stackers and feeders. S2 00g3 10; cows, nulls and mixed,?! 00 2 90: Texas cattle, $1 7033 00; natives and iiau oreeas. uoffi3 x Hogs Receipts, 17, 000 head; shipments. 8,000 head; market slow; 10c lower; mixed, 13 954 30: heavy, S3 75 4 05: light, $4 20 1 60; skips. S3 S04 01 Sheen Receipts. 8.000 head: shipments. 2L500 head; market steady: natives, U 504 75: Westerns. IS 404 00: Texans, S3 704 10; lambs, H 90 6 00. St. Louis Cattle Receipts. 3.800 head: ship ments. 2.700 head: market slow; choice heavy native steers, S4 3004 50: fair to (rood da. S3 90 4 30; stackers and feeders, S2 163 20: rangers, steers, S2 40Q3 4a Hon Receipts, 2,700 head: shipments, 1.300 brad: market lower; fair to choice heavy, Sf 104 30; packing, $4 104 25; light grades, fair to best, S4 304 55. bheep Receipts, 3,400 head: shipments. 2.200 head; mar ket firm; fair to choice, S3 404 GU Cincinnati Hogs In llzbt demand: lower; common and licht, S3 5061 CO: packing and butchers, S4 204 40; receipts, L300 Tiead: shipments, 770 bead. IREEPBESSIBLE ANARCHISTS. They Propose to Carry Ont the ProEramme Besnn In Chicago. Chicago, August 15. The Pioneer and Support Association will hold r, picnic at Sheffield, Ind., next Sunday for the purpose of replenishing the innd from which the widows and orphans of the executed or i m prisoned Anarchists are supplied. Thecal), which is published in the Arbeiler Zritunn inviting attendance at the picnic, reads al-J most use me utterances bo commonly heard before the Haymarket bomb put an end to Anarchist mouthings. Quoting from the speech made by Robert Reitzel, of Detroit, on the burial of the Anarchists, it says: "We will carry out what these men were striving for. TVe will bring about the prac tical enforcement of the rights ol man, which were long ago given on paper. ''Those were the rows which thousands nnd hundreds ot ihonsandi of men, who were indignant nt the horrible murder of November 11, made with profound gravity of purpose, with gnashing of teeth and clenched fists. They rowed to fulfill the legacy of those who had fallen for liberty ud right." MABEETSBY WIBE. No Snap la the Wheat Pit The Drift of Prices Downward Corn and Oals Los Their Grip Do Prod nets Active and Unsettled. CHICAGO There was a notable absence of snap in both the cash and speculative branches of the wheat trade to-day. The general driftof the news was less bullish, and although early cables were c dearer for spot wheat the open ing here was barely steady at the closing range of yesterday. Business in the pit dragged heavily all forenoon with fluctuations in prices so narrow as to attract but little attention. c covering all the changes up to 12 o'clock. Fair weather prevailed everywhere on this side and in England it was reported fine. It was probably this tact that gave to the market here an undertone or weakness in the early dealing, and the further fact that re ceipts were somewhat above the estimates. From 78Jc December shrunk to 78Kc. the market swinging a greater portion of the time between 7SJ7Sc with the business passing almost entirely local and nnder an average volume. The market remained limp and un interesting up to the last. Near the close De cember settled to 78c, latest quotations being TSKc or c below yesterday's close. The buy inrr nresaiirA fnr Nn. 2coAh and Aurust let un perceptibly to-day, and in undesirable houses the former would not bring any premium over seller the month. Corn was fairly active early in the day, but later ruled quiet. The feeling on the whole was easier, and the bulk of the trading was at lower prices. The influences on the market were much the same as noted for several days fiast, the operations of a large local bolder bav ng considerable to do with the market. It opened at yesterdays dosing prices and was easy, one or two large houses selling freely. Prices declined in all J6Hc. but the pur chasers of the trader above mentioned who took large quantities at 35c for September sus tained tho market, but final quotations were JKe lower than yesterday. Oats were traded in with less freedom and a quiet and easier feeling prevailed and prices averageu a iracuon lower. , In pork prices ruled irregular and lower, with qnlte an activo business reported. Opening sales were made at 1012(c decline, and prices fluctuated considerably audi settled back 10 12c Later prices rallied 67Kc, but soou weakened again and the market closed easy. Quite a good business was transacted in lard. Early the Veiling was steadied, and prices ruled slightly higher. Later a weak feeling was de veloped and prices receded 7K10c Toward the close the feeling wasSUadler and prices were slightly improved, but declined again to inside figures and closed easy, A fairly active trade was reported in short rib sides and the feeling was easier. Prices ruled 7K10c lower and closed at outside figures. The leading futures ranred as follows: WHEAT .No. 2, -September, 7777W76J wa October. S50035c: December. 3o wowadiy0c n.-m...-,' . - .-. OATS No. 2. Sentember. 2PAJ20V:er Octo ber. 20K20KG80Ji620Jic; December, 21KQ 21Vi21&Jlc Mess Poke, per bbL September. S9 85 9 90Q9 759 75: October. $9 67K9 7069 60 9 CTX: January. J9 52K9 6a Lard, per 100 fts. September, J6 27KS6 SO 6 156 15; October, SO 206 2C6 (&g6 15; January, So 905 85. Seobt Rms. per 100 Bs. September, $5 10Q 5 155 (KX5 10; October, $5 105 10; Jan uary. $1 804 82KQ4 77K &U 'Cash quotations were as follows: Flour ijuiet and unchanged. No. 2 spring wheat, 77Kc: No. 3 sprinc wheat, 7173Wc; No. 2 red. 78c. No. 2 corn. 35c No. 2 oats, SOKc. No. 2 rye. 42Jc. No. 2 barley, nom inal. No. 1 flaxseed, H 22 Mess pork, per barrel. S3 7569S7K. Lard, per 100 pounds, S8 150 20. Short rib sides (loose), $5 I05 15. Dry salted shoulders (boxed), $4 S7XS5 00. 8hort clear sides (boxed). S5 K5 75. Sugars unchanged. Receipts Flour, 8.000 barrels; wheat, 168.000 bushels; corn. 409,000 bushels; oats, 256,000 bushels; rye, 12.000 bushels; barley, 2,000 bushels. Shipments Flour. 16,000 barrels: wheat, 225.000 bushels: corn. 2bO.OU0 bushels: oats, 148,000 bushels; rye, 1,000 bushels; barley, 2,000 bushels. On the Produce Exchange to-day the butter market was active and unchanged. Eges active atllj15c New York Flour moderately active and weak. Commcal steady. Wheat Spot dull, heavy and J$lc lower; options lets active, heavy and e lower. Barley malt dull. Corn Spot moderately active and weaker: op tions dull, ii&Ho lower and weak. Oats Spot qniet; mixed steady; white slower; options quiet; August Kc up; others HJlc lower. jiaj akrunc, ouu aeinano: snipping, Dd3UC; rood to choice. SScCSL Hans rinll and weak. Coffee Options opened steady and unchanged to 5 points deirn, and. closed barelj-steady and unchanged to 5 point up; sales, 44,500 baps, inclndlng Au gust. 15.35c; September. 15.4015.50c: October, 15.55c; November. 15.50c: December, 15.50 15.65c; January. 15.5015.65e; March, 16.55 lo.65c: April. 15.60c: May. liCOQ 15.70c; spot Rio firm and active: fair cargoes, 18c. Sugar Raw steady and quiet; refined in better demand and Arm. Molasses Foreign dull; New Or leans quiet. Rice steady and quiet. Cotton seed oil steady and quiet. Tallow steady. Rosin quiet and steady. Turpentine steady and quiet at 4314c Eggs fairly active and firm; west ern. 16i17c; receipts. 4,750 packaces. Pork lower and quiet; me inspected, ill 7512 00 mess, uninspected. $11 50; extra prime. S10 50 11 GO. Cutmeats dull and weak; pickled bellies 73c: pickled bams, 10Kllc; pickled shoull dcrs, 5c; middles, weak and qniet. Lard Op tions 612 points lower and fairly active: western steam, S6 60: sales, September, S6 65 6 57: October, S6 476 57; November. S6 29 6 31: January, S6 25. Butter firm for fancy onlj; western dairy. 912Jc: do creamery, 11 17Jc;do factory, sei2Kc Cheese in moderate demand and weak; western, 67c. Philadelphia Flour weak for new win ters: choice old winter very scarce and firmly held; spring in fair supply and dull. Wheat weak; steamer No. 2 red. In export eleva tor, 82882c; No. 2 red. in do. S3Uc: No. 2 red, August, 82V83c: September. MU83?ic: October. 84c; November. 84es4Mc. Corn Options dull and weak; steamer No? 2 mixed, in grain depot, 44c: No. 2 high mixed, track and crain depot. 45c: No. 2 thItbH August, 4SUKc; September, 43M43UC; October. 4&"44c; November. 44c. Oats Carlots weak; No. 2 mixed, 27Kc; new No. 3 white. 29c; new No. 2 carlots weak: new No 2 mixed, 27Kc; new No. 3 white, 29c; new No. 2 white, track and grain depot, 32c; old No. 2 white, 33c; futures quiet but steady; No. 2 white, August, 3331c; September. 29 Wtf'l ob. 3pX30?ic; November, Mi 3iKc Butter Fine e;oodsflrm;Pennsyivania creamery extra, 18c Eggs Arm; Pennsylvania firsts, 17c. St Louis Flour firm but unchanged. Wheat All of yesterday's bull enthusiasm seemed to go clear out of the market to-day, and the close was at a decline from yesterday of c for Aueust. iiQc for September and e for De cember; No. 2 red. cash, 74W,45;c; An cnet, 74SC74c, closed at 74Vc; September. 71?74c. closed at 74f74c asked; De cember. 7777S77Kc. closed at 77Kc asked: year, 74Kc, closed at 4Jc bid; May, 81K82Kc, closed at81cbld. Corn-lower; No. 2 mixed. eah. S3Jic: August, S3Kc; September, 32? 3233c. closedat 32c bid: October. 32?c year, 3i;i315ic closed at 31?c: May.3ie34kc closed at 34c asked. Oats weaker rnd May lowerrNo. 2 cash. lSJic; Mar. 23Ji23Kc; October, 19c bid: Aupust. l&Vcbid. Rye a.u. a, ooc fiiLajbeea ueiKeratti u. Cimciknati Flour easv. Wheat steadv mil qniet: No. 2 red. 76Jc: receipts, 20.000 bushels; shipments, 20.000 bushels. Corn easier; No. 2 mixed. 3S38Xc Oats stranger: .Na 2 mixed. 20K6B21C. Eye quiet: No. 2, 4341c Pork quiet and lower; 110 87f. lard dull and lower: 15 9500 00. Balkmeats weaker: short rib. J5 50. Bacon easy: short clear, 6 C2K. Butter firm. Bngar qniet. Eggs firm at 13c, loss off. Cheese steady. MrtWAintEE Flour unchanged. Wheat easy; cash and September, 75Kc. Com steady; No. 3.3GX37c Oats steady: No. -2 white, 2424Wc. Rye anlet: No. 1. 43c Barley quiet: No. 2 September, K?c,bid. Provisions easy. Pork, $9 eU Lard, to 20. Cheese unchanged; Ched dars. esi c Baltimore Provisions dull. Butter firm; Western packed. ll12c: creamery, 16J?17c Eggs firm; fresh, 15c Coffee nominally firm: lUo fair, lftc Toledo Clovcrseed dull and steady; Octo ber, M S5. 1 CENT A MILE BATE. One Kallrond Gives Tbnt Figure to the Milwaukee G. A. &. Encampment. Chicago, August 15. TheXouisville, New Albany and Chicago Railway Com pany (Monon route) has made the first break in rates to the .Milwaukee Grand Army encampment. As a result of yester day's meeting in Cincinnati of passenger agents of Chicago-Ohio river lines, at which they failed to agree, the Monon this morn ing gave notice it would make it rate of a ceut a mile over the whole line to veterans attending the encampment. The Kankakee joined hands with the Monon in the cent-a-mllerate and 'the Pan handle will probably be forced to meet it. Grand Army men are jubilant over the an nouncement and. prophesy it Is but the be ginning ot a universal break by all the lines to the cent-a-mile rate. Metnl Market, NiwYoBK-Copperneelected. Lead steady. bn.Vn,y doni,iilc. fX- Tineasier and1 Sn:j?SStte,y brUk Stlt. 20 30; Novem ber, 120 20, ig(o;c: .uecemDer, 34yvs4ty.tfifB4c; year, 7t7J7(76c: May. SiXQSZXc Coen No. 2. September. &5sffiiHB35Vs'a wW THINGS BOOKING UP. Negotiations for the Construction of Five Hundred Houses. TWO BIG DEALS I&THE EAST END. Eastern Money Flowing i for Imrestment in Pittsburg i Estate. A BROKERS OPINION OP MUST STOCKS Nerotiations were set on foot resterdar. which may result in the building of 500 dwelling houses on opened near the city. plan bf lots just It is too soon to give details, but the mere announcement is of i public interest, as showing that there is no lack of enterprise among Pittsburg capi talists. ' a . The old homestead of the late James P. Barr, on Fifth avenue, Fourteenth ward, has just been sold to William Loeffler and Edwin L. Porter, Esq., for $31,500. The purchasers will divide the property between them. It fronts 150 leet on Fifth avenue, running back 274 feet to Forbes street. The price is considered very reasonable, and is less than has been paid for property in the same vicinity. It is understood that the sale was conducted by Messrs. Black & Baird. Another sale reported yesterday was that of the Beeler property on Wilkins avenue, con sisting ol a lot 250x300 feet. The price paid was S20,00a Three or four gentlemen are inter ested in the transaction, but th('y declined to let their names be used at present. They bought for an investment. a It was reported on excellent authority yester day that a Philadelphia capitalist had sent $100,000 here within a few days past fr invest ment in real estate, but neither his name nor the kind of property he wants could be ascer tained. It is understood that a Wood street firm has charge of the busineA. This should stir up home investors. Pittsbnrg realty should be owned by Pittsburg peoplfj, who ate more likely to be Interested in its development than foreigners. Still, outsiders 'are entirely wel come, and the fact that they consider Pittsburg a good place in which to mike Investments is more beneficial than otherwise. ... Concerning the trust stocks. In which a num ber of Pittsburg speculator are interested, a broker said yesterday: "They have so far failed to establish confidence in their staying qualities, because of the refusal of their pro moters to furnish Information about them. They are mysteries, and thoiu'who dabble in them do so at great risk. It It known that'they are heavily capitalized, or watered, leaving their actual value a matter of uncertainty. Ac cording to a recent statement the capitalization of these concerns Is about as follows:- Lead Trust, $83,018,800; Sugar Trust, $19,856,200; Cotton Oil Trust, $4,185,200; American Cattle Trust, $13,396,500; Distillers and Cattle Feeders' Trust, $30,726,603. It requires a larce amount of busi ness to pay dividends on these Immense sums." The gentleman added: "I can see no good reason why Pittsburg people should sncculate. In foreign securities, ot which they know abso lutely nothing, when there are hundreds of reliable properties at home, about which full information can be obtained at anytime. Some of them have been watered too much, yet they represent a certain fixed value, which is more likely to increase than diminish. If these men would confine their operations to the Pitts burg Exchange we would hare a lively market right along. By doing this they would not only benefit themselves, nut, by keeping their money at home, assist in building up all kinds of busi ness. The Thirty-third street sewer, upon whioh working is progressing as fast as practicable, is a big undertaking; but it will be of great bene fit to the district through which it passes. Be ginning at Roup station it passes through Sbadyside, Ben Venue, where it is tunneled through the hills, and so on down to the Alle gheny river, where It-will be nine feet In diame ter. The average diameter Is about six feet. The sewer will be a common carrier all along the route. The creek at Roup and Shadyside will flow through it. A similar sewer Is con templated at Negley run for the East Liberty district. . The iron market is in a satisfactory condi tion to both manufacturers and consumers to the former because they have all the orders they can handle, and to the latter because prices are reasonable, neither high nor low, but about a fair average. There have been no changes in quotations since last week, but they are very firm. At the recent meeting of pipe men in New York existing discounts were re affirmed. The proposition to organize a nail syndicate seems to have fallen through because of the opposition of two or three mills. All of the iron mills are very busy, with a good pros pect of so continuing through the fall and win ter. The only danger to be feared is an ex tremely cold winter, which would stop bridge building and railroad making and repairing. MORE FIGURES THAN BUSINESS. Stocks Dull nnd Listless A Broker Who Never Wnshes. Another lump In Natural Gas of West Vir ginia was the main feature of the stock mar ket yesterday, but the improvement was more nominal than real, as there were no transactions in it. It was offered in the afternoon at 76, with 74 bid. Wheeling was firm. The other gassers were weaker, if anything, as were, also, the tractions. La Nona was a trifle off, but it gave rise to some interest and a little amusement. A few bnndles bf it were tossed about, shuttle cock fashion, between Mr. Bailey and Mr Fink, selling and reselling to each other to save the day. 'Ob, that's wash," remarked a broker. "No you are wrong there,;' chimed m another "Mr. Fink never washes." This brought down the house. After this episode, 200 shares of the stuff found a buyer aU. The only other sale was 17 shares of Philadelphia Oas at 37K. The rest of the list was as feature! ess as a profes sional politician. Captain Barbour's afternoon effort was rewarded with a goose egg, within which was represented a fowl in an advanced stage of decomposition. Bids and offers were: ' UOBXIXG. ATTXHironx-- Bld. Asked. Rid. Asked. P. P.. S. A M. Ex (erman Matlonal Keystone Rank. Pitts. Odd Fellows' Sav. B'k Third Mat. Bank Brlilirewater Gas rhsrtlpr Val. Gas Co. v w .... .... .. S25 . 6!) 161 .... .... .... 40 81 73 7S 74 76 '" 60 '."'. "' 17Ji 17 17 IS " :: D 30 31 30 .... 100 .... JOO .... 82 79 B2 X 3-X 3l8 .... 68 .... 68 .... 49 109 .... 199 210 15M Z... 1 2 "nv "ax si ...Is 2 224 21 12 Mat. Oas Co. of W. Va. Ohio Valley Gas. People's Mat Gas P. M. O. A P. Co. Philadelphia Co.. Wheeling Uas Co Purest Oil Co Washington Oil Co.... Central Traction. - Citizens' Traction Pittsburg Traction Pleasant Valley Union tiridpe iron City Mining La Moria Mining Co... Westinchoute Klectne u.s. a si. Co - Pitt. fTr-rlnnura. Co The total sales of stocks at New York yester day were 111,698 shares, including: Atchison, 15.&G0: Delaware, Lackawanna and Western, 3.500; Louisville and Nashville, 5,118, Missouri Pacific l.SoO: Northerri Pacific, preferred, 6,431: Reading, 12,400; St. Paul, 8,754., A TUEN IN THE LANE. The Real Estate Interest Qnlte Lively for August Dnys. A. J. Pentecost sold a lot' and a two-story frame dwelling in the Sterrett plan, near Mc Keesport. for f 1,450. The purchaser was Ella M. Young. John F. Baxter, 512 Smithfield street, sold lot No. 9 Villa Park plan, Bruahton, having a frontage of 40 feet on Kelly street by 137 to a 20 foot alley, for 1700 to Miss Laura Ramsey. Black fc Baird sold forF. B. Fins th waist to N. F. Hunter, Esq- for 1850 lot No. 15 in J, S. McCord's plan of lots in Oakland, fronting 23 feet on Boqnet street by 120 feet in depth. George a Martin. 503 Liberty street, sold In the Maplewood. Park plan, Wilklnsburg, lot No. 49, having a frontage of 40 feet on Coal street by 120 leet to Washington lane, for J400, to Patrick Costello. Ewlng t Brers, No. 107 Federal street, sold a mortgage of t2,600 for three years at 6 per cent onpronerty in the Second ward. Allegheny. Reed B. Coyle 4 Co., 131 Fourth avenue, sold to J. McM. Porter and E. B. Davis lots Nos. 88 and 68 In the Marlon Place plan for 1600, Basaael W.BlackACcv, Fourth avenns sold a lot 50x100, TrVth a one-story cottage style frame dwelling, on the west side ot Copeland street. Twentieth vard, for S2.187 6U James W. Drape & Co. sold a lot 20x50 feet, with small building thereon, in Oakland, for tl.8.50: and placed a mortgage of $1,000 on "prop erty in Oakland at 6 per cent. L. O. Frailer yesterday sold for William Velte et ah a new modern frame dwelling; five rooms, eta, lot 18x100 fret, situate on the north west corner of Gross and Sciota streets. Twen tieth ward, to William H. Dickinson for $2,604. A BE0ADEN1NG TENDENCY. Honey Favorably Influenced by Expecta tions of a Blc Fall Trade. Discounting was above the average of the past two months yesterday, indicating tho be ginning of a revival of business and a broaden ing tendency of the money market as the fall season approaches. Depositing and checkfhg were fair. There was very little demand for exchancre. enrrener bclnsr In pood snDnlV. The -clearings were $1,704,561 31 and the balances $299,812 85. A financier remarked: "While the money market shows a slight hardening tendency, there is no fear regarding the future. A brisk demand for funds is anticipated in the near future, but bankers feel confident there will be no stringency. They rely upon the Treasury Department coming to their .relief if occasion should arrive, of, which, however, there is no prospect." Money on call at New York yesterday was easy at 24 percent, last loan 2k, closed offered at 2K- Prime mercantile paper, 4XBK- Sterling exchange dull but steady at $4 84H for 60-day bills and H 8 for demand. Closing; Bond Qnotntloni. U. 8. 4s,reg ..123 U. S. 4a. coun -128 M.K. AT. Gen.M .SDK Mutual Union ts....Ktii N. J. C. Int. Cert.. .113 Northern Fac lsu..tiev Northern fae. 2ds..US Northw'f'n consols. M7 V. 8. 4Xa, re 104V D. S. 4S9. conn.... 1CV iacincosoi'K...jt. lis Louislanaatamnedis S3 Missouri Ss lOOX Northw'n deben'..lH! Urexon & Trans. 6a.lOH St. J. AI.M. Oen. 5 85)4 St-I,.&b.F. Oen.Jl.ltS Hw fanl consols ....lffi.'i Xt-Vr I 'hi Pp.Iata.117 .lenn. new net. o.iut Tcnn. new set. 5J....102 TeDn. ne.weet.33.... 72V Canada So. 2ds SV Cen. 1'aelOe.laU US Den. A K. O., lata. ..122 Den. & It. G. 4s...... 79U l).K.O.Weat,lst. 101 Krle, 2d 104 11. K. 4 T. Gen. 6a.. 63. Tx., PcL. O.Tr Ka. KH Tx.,PcK.O.Tr.Kcts S union rac. jsu...-" Weit Shore 1H New Tobk Clearings, $101,121,655; balances, $4,210,399. Boston Clearings, $11,033,460; balances, $1,458,877. Money at 3 per cent Baltimore Clearings $1,915,486; balances, $247,492. Philadelphia Clearings, 19,283,350; bal ances. $1,447,322. London The amount of bullion gone into the Bank of England on balance to-day is 11,000. The bullion in the Bank of England increased 29,000 during the past week. The firoportion of the Bank of England's reserve to lability is now-37.17 per cent. Chicaoo Money unchanged. Bank clear ings. $11,144,000. HOLDS IT8 OWN. Petroleum Shows u. Disposition to Regain the Dollar Line. Except for a little while in the forenoon, the petroleum market was dull and uninteresting yesterday. There were several long spells of waiting for something to turnup. Just after the opening there was a spurt of activity, dur ing the existence of which most of the trading was done, and the best nures of the day made. Pittsburg was a moderate buyer, sustaining the market The day was rather favorable to the bulls. The close was steady at cent bet ter than the opening. There was no change in refined, and no par ticular disposition to hammer the market. The dollar line was not touched, but the undercur rent was in that direction. Very little was dene in cash oil. It was a fraction below the regular. Wednesday's clearings were 1,376,000 barrels. Salient features of the market follow. Yesterday's Oil Range. Corrected daily by John M. Oasuey Co., 4S Sixth street, members of the Pittsburg Petro leum Exchange. Ooened S7K Lowest... WXlClosed... 7X 97H Barrels. 44,178 73,943 43,628 Highest Aversjteruns Averaie shipments Average charters Refined, Mew York. 7.20c. Keflnei), lxindan, SKA. Refined, Antwerp, istiT. Iteflned. Liverpool, eid. A.B. McGrew t Co. 98c; calls, 99c. quote: Puts, 95c to Important Well at Taylorstown. The Jennings & Co. well on the Ash brook farm, on the southwest limit of Taylorstown fieId,reported on Wednesday as dry, was showing for.an excellent well yesterday. This extends the field in that direction. Other Oil Karketa, On, Crrr.August 15. National transit certifi cates opened at ,97Jc: highest, 97Kc: lowest, 97c; closed, 97Ji Bbadford. August 15. National transit cer tificates opened at 97fc; closed at 97Jic: highest, 97c; lowest, 97Jic. TrrnSTttLE, August la National transit certificates opened at 97ic: highest. 8TCc: lowest, 97JJc; closed, 97Kc New York, August 15. Petroleum opened firm at 973c, but after a slight advance be came heavy and declined to 96&c The market then became qniet, and closed steady at 97c Total sales, 682,000 barrels. Business Motes. Philadelphia advices report the anthra cite coal trade in poor condition. Iron and steel rates will be advanced Sep tember I by the Central Traffic Association. An oil bull taid yesterday that they would hoist the commodity to or above the dollar line to-day Mb. A. J. Lawrence left last night for thei seashore. He will be absent two or three weeks. The demand for real estate Increases as the weather gTOws cooler. It has been quite brisk this week. There seems to be more smoke than fire in the talk about street railway consolidation. Some of the numerous projects on foot may, however, come to a Seal. Captain Babeour win take his vacation in September, not December, as stated yesterday. He will take in Gettysburg, where he helped to New officers and directors of the West End Savings Bank are; Robert S. Hemiup, Frank B.Nlmick, Roger Hartley. Joseph F. Minick, Joseph Lemor. John D. Richards, Robert Ste venson, Charles C. Daub and John A. Wood. The board elected R. & Hemiup President and Frank B. Nimick Vice President According to a statement prepared by the Treasury Department, the stock of money in the country, coined or issued, in the Treasury and in circulation, Angnst 1. 18S9, was $1,998. 142,161. as against J1.9C0.142, 726 on the 1st of Au gust, 168S, an lncreaso of J37.999.435 for the 12 months. A WAITING MABKET. Wall Street Anxlons for Something to Torn Up to Brenk tho Monotony An At tack on Atchison and n Drop In Kngnr the Featurts. New Yobk, August 15. The dullness In the stock market was further increased to-day, and tho total transactions tor the davwero the smallest for any full day for long time. This feature was even more marked in the unlisted department than in the regular list. The fluct uations of prices were on the same limited scale as the business, and less than half a dozen of the usually active stocks were traded In over a range of over Jf per cent. Tho mar ket Is a waiting one, and the leaders must give some sign of their Intentions before the traders and the public will tako hold with any vim. The only features of the day were the pressure upon the Southwestern stocks, which fonnd expression toward the close in a sharp attack upon Atchison, which lorced that stock over 1 per cent, and the unusual strength in jnissonn, Jiansas ana Texas, upon talk of a favorable outcome of the reorganization. There was at times considerable pressure npon Reading andNorthexn Pacific preferred but no Impression was made npon either and their fluctuations 'were about on a par with those ot the rest of the list. The stocks of the new Big Four were comparatively neglected until the last hour, when the common made a fractional advance with some inrrnaiu, i ani mation. Among the specialties Pullman. Short Line and American Express sold materially higher than tha previous sales. The opening was firm with most stocks slightly higher than last evening, vhile Louisville and Nashville was up X. buttBMmarket was very tame and the only movement of importance was a frac tional decline in sugar. ,.T0,raI.d,noo.2tneatta,eknPon Atchison and Missouri Paclflo caused a fractional decline in both of those stocks, with Northern Paclflo preferred and Reading following, but the uen eral list remained stagnant, with a drooping tendenoy. In, the afternoon this movement was reversed, and the losses of the forenoon were generally recovered. The pressure upon Atchison was snddenly renewed after 2 p. it, and it declined IK percent, but the others Rave no slen of svmnatoizing with it nri th. ... ly closed Intensely anil and steady axawnt J opening figures. .The final changes, except in Atchison, which is down V. per cent, are for small fractions only, and about equally di vided between gains and losses. The transactions in railroad bonds were on the nsnal limited scale, reaching only $756,000, and the only featnre was the activity In the Texas and Pacific seconds, which furnished $113,000 to the total business. The general tone of the market if anything was firmer than of late. The following table snows the prices oracttve stocks on the Sew York Stock Exchange yeiter dsy. Corrected dally for THS DISPATCH by WHITNIT A STEPHENSON, oldest llttsbur(r mem bers of Mew York Stock Exchange, 67 fourth avenue: Clos- lne Bide. 3k vH bl4 112X 25U 103 V 71V UlK ns UH (7 no 74 102K 27 3H 147 J3 10 72 Open Ina. Am. cotton on KM Attn.. Top. A 8.K.... 37 Canadian Pacific .... Canadasoutbern. Antral or Mew Jersey.lUK Centrait-aelfik. .... CheuneakeA Ohio.... Zih 0.. Bur. A Oulbcv 104 C, Mil. a St. Paul.... 71 V., ilU.ASt. P., pr....H2 U., KoctL A P. MX C., St. L. A Pitts U. St. P..M. AO MX C.. St. P..M. At)., pr. .... C A .Northwestern. ...1IUS p.. &, C. A 1 7314 a, a, a a i., pr ioik Col. Coal A iron 27X Del.. L. A W 145 Del. A Hnrteon 147X Denver A KloO .... Denver A KloU.. nt f.T., Va. AUa .... E.T..VS, AGa.lat pr. .... E.T.. Va. AGa. 2dpf. .... Illinois Central. Lake Krle A West. nr.. 64 Lake Shore AM. X.....KHX LoulrrllleAMashvllle. 70 Michigan central 8M Mo., Kan. A Texas.... lltt lllseourl Pacific 72 Mew fork Central M. V.. L. E. A W 28X N. I.. L. E. A W., pref 5i j... & a st. l,.:. : N. J., c a st. l. nr. N.i.. C. ASt.xj.2d nf .... M. VAN. E Jl M. V.. O. A W -Norfolk A Western, pf. 54 Hirt esL tin Low est. S3V 112K 112K MX liok 74 van lug US 33 liuH 73 101 27 145J4 147J? HOi 64 VHK 7CK 72)4 68, 254 25X 104)2 van 7i 71 H 112 III!) W iS'A 64 64 70 70H II US 71 74 .... J06H 28 iS 6SK 68 iS .... 67 33 wn mi 17 23 MV 29K 29t 66 67 22 2! 33H 34 35 H 22H 44H -US 181 178 von 101 lot 27 S8 .... 1C9 2i an 17 17 '4 32 32H 83 S SIX 69H 69K .... 107 sea lH S1U -lonnera Paclflc Mortnern Pacific Orel. Ohio A illiiisslppl..... 22' "Tejfon Tranacon 34 I'acmcMall 36. 1'eO. Defl. J Kni Phlladel. A Heading.. 44 l"uUman Palace dr.. .181 Richmond S. W. P. T.. 23 Kichmond A W.P.T.pf .... St. p., Minn. A Man. .101 St. L. A San Pran St. L. A San Pran pr. fct.i,. A ban P. 1st pr.. ... Texas Pacific 21 UnlonPacl&e 62 Wabaen 17 Wabaah preferred Western Union Kit Whrelinjr A L. . 70S Huaar Trust 107 S National Lead Trust.. 2JM Chicago Gas Trust WJ, lOlii SBH Philadelphia Stocks. Closing qaotatlons or Philadelphia stoeks, rur nlshed by Whitney AStephenson, brokers No. 57 Fourth avenue. Members Mew York Stock Ex change. BM. Asked. Pennsylvania Railroad. J2 53 Reading: 22 3-W Z2X Bnfiajo. Plttsbnre and Western V 10 Lehlch Valley uu jju Lehlfth Maviiratlon 54 5J Northers Pacific 29X 2S MorthernPaclfio preferred fix 67)4 Boatan Stocks. Atcb.LandQrant, 7sl07W Atch.ATop.lt. R... ss HostonA Albany.. .5I7 Boston A ilalne.....ro3 C. JJ. AQ. 103 Wis. Central pC... AlloueiMgCo(new)., Calumet A Hecia....: Franalln Huron Osceola Pewablo (new) Qulncy Bell Telephone : Boston Land Water Power Eastern K. R. 6s ....1Z5K PltntAPeraM. DM. S3 MexloanCen. com.. 15 Jlex.C.letmtjr. bds. 66H M. Y. theiriij,,. SOU Old colony 175 Untland prererred.. 40 W14. Central, com... 23 Tamarack., San Diego 15 Mining Stocks. Nit- York. Aucust 15. Asnen. 400; Best & Belcher. 360; Caledonia B. H., 310; Chollar, 126; Crown Point, 300; Colorado Central, 100; Con solidated California nnd Virginia, 737K: Com monwealth. 200; Deadwood Ter.. 150; Denver City Consolidated. 700; Eureka Consolidated, 13o: El Cristo. 100; Gould 4 Curry. 200: Hale Ahorcross, 293: Homestake, 900; Horn Silver. 12o; Iron Silver. 175; La Crosse, 700; Mexican. 315; Mutual, 140; Ontario, 34.00; Ophir. 470; Occi dental, ISO; Plymouth, 400: Savage, 140; Sierra Nevada. 200; Standard, 100; Union Consoli dated. 290; Ward Consolidated, 150; Yellow Jacket, 29a CHEROKEE LANDS. Little Progress In the Attempt to Purchase the Cherokee Strip. - Little Bock, August- 15. Specials from Indian Territory say that the Cherokee Commission is making little progress in negotiating with the Cherokees for the pur chase of the Cherokee strip. Mr. "Wilson and Mr. Pairchlld, of the commission, will possibly set out to-day for the agency of the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians to begin negotiations with those tribes for the land claimed by them. The Cherokees repudiate this claim, and the action of the Commis sioners is considered impolitic. Commis sioner Wilson believes that the Cherokees will ultimately sell the strip to the United States, and that the feeling in favor of such a sale is daily gaining ground. LATE NEWS IN BRIEF. The New York Republican State Committee has decided to hold the State Convention In Saratoga on September 25. John McDonongh, aged 60, a Union veteran of the civil war, at present in Glasgow, Scot land, has applied for admission to some soldiers home in this country. Much corres pondence has passed between Consul Under wood and officials at New York. McDonongh served In the Fourteenth New York, and also in the Fifth. He has honora tie discharges, but neglected to take ont citizen's papers. Gen. Martin T. Mahone, Secretary of the National Soldiers' Home, has written to him telling Mc. Donough to come on at once. A 6-year-old daughter.of Jacob Mann, a hotel keeper of Hicksville, L. L, died under pe culiar circumstance. The child complained to her father that she had a slight cold and he told her to go to her mother and she wonld give her some medicine. Instead of going to her mother the child went to a closet and took a long draught of whisky from a demijohn. boon alter she fell asleep ana never awoke again. Two physicians were called in but they could not revive ber. An autopsy showed that the whisky had killed her. The storm which passed over the Missouri valley Monday night was the most disastrous known to that section this season. Over 20 persons, it is said, were killed by-lightning, and the damage in animals killed and ruined crops will run up over $500,000. This, of course, in cludes the damage done to railroads. Amontr uu9 jwiiicu noio a buu oi i. xi. onver, at Courtland, Neb.: George Warner and George Richardson, of Dawson, Neb.; E. Winkler of Winthrop, Mo.; H. H. Unter, of Hamlin, Kan., and Fred Case, of Olathe, Kan. Reportsfrom other towns state that there were fatalities, but as yet no; particulars have beeu received. A marriage that took place at Eatontown, N. J., a few davs aro. results In odd ri,Hnn. ships indeed. The bride waaMIss Ella Clayton .uu ujd nroiu wu Aiueriruuiips, xne bride of Mr. Fhillios' daughters. Bv Mr. fMxvtnn'a daughter's marriage to his wife's father Ella wiayton Decomes ner lather's step-mother-in-law. Mr. Phillip's daughter, who married Mr. Clayton, is also her father's step-mother-in-law. Mr. Phillips is Mr. Clayton's father-in-law and Mr. Clayton Is Mr. Phillips' father-in-law. Each of the wives is the other's step-mot ber. .Each man is his daughter's step-son, and each woman becomes the granddaughter of herself ' and also her own grandmother. Mrs. R. H. Bryan, of Milwaukee, a small and delicate-looking woman, thought she heard a noise in her bedroom- She made an examination, and found the window had been open, and on looking out she saw a young man in the yard. He asked her for Mr. Johnson, 'and, on being told he did not live there, start ed up the alley to the street. The lady's sus picions being aroused she looked In the bureau, and missed her eold watch. Seizing her hus band's revolver from the drawer, she followed and overtook the thief, getting the drop on him before be expected. At the point of the pistol be surrendered, and stood with his bands np until a neighbor came. Telling tho man to hold the thief, she started off to find a policeman. She was no sooner around the corner than the thief hit the neighbor and ran, making good his escape , The Commissioner of Internal Revenue has issued a circular prohibiting the refilling at distilleries ot casks or packaces previously used at the same distillery. It is as follows: "It Is the practice of many distillers to nse and reuse, constantly, the same packages for con veylng spirits from distilleries to rectifying bouses. Such reuse has been permitted for the reason that it Is alleged that lUs a saving to distillers In cooperage, but from a full investi gation of this practice it Is fonnd to result in great loss of revenue to the Government by reason of the tax on a part of the contents being evaded each time that package is so re used and the loss Increased with each reuse, ir the tax thus evaded were only that on the fractional part of a proof gallon which each package contained, less than flf ty.bundredtbs, then this office might not deem It an abuse to be prohibited under the law: but thalosa from tti ' source lsamaU compared with thatre Mltiajr from otter causes. -M 29X 29H B73S 67 S 22K $ 34W H . 3B)J 4V 181 MX DOMESTIC MARKETS. Butter Supply Below Demand Peaches in Liberal Supply. FECITS DEPRESSED BY WEATHER. Heceipta of Grain and Hay Large WeakCorn Steadj. Oats WHEAT FIRMERFLOUR STILL E1SI Office of the Pittsbubo Dispatch, J Thubsday, August 15, 1889. $ Country Produce Jobbing Prices. The marked featnre of trade the past day or two Is the great activity of butter. A leading dealer reports that he is unable to fill orders. A year ago at this time creamery butter was being stored in large quantity. At present this is impossible as there is good demand for all that comes to market. In fruit lines peaches are the only article that seems to be over abundant. Potatoes and apples are not so plentiful as they were a week or two ago. Watermelons are firm. Weather Is not warm enough for active fruit trade. Eggs are steady and unchanged. Tho same is true of cheese. Butter Crearaory, Elgin, 2i22c; Ohio do, 19020c; fresh dairy packed, 1516c; country rolls, 1315e. Beans Navy band-picked beans, 12 40Q2 60; medium, 32 302 40. Beeswax Ss30o H ft for choice; low grade, 18020c Cidf.r Sand refined, $6 507 50; common, S3 504 00: crab cider, fS 00S 50 f) barrel; cider vinegar, 1012c $) trallon. Cheese Ohio, 8c: New York, 10c; Lim burger, 89c: domestic Sweitzer, 8Ji12c; California Fruits California peaches, $2 00 ,1 -lusbel box; Bartlett pears, S3 00 3 50 ft box; grapes, $2 &03 00 a 20-pound box; apricots, J3 00 a 4-basket case; plums, Jl 75 2 00 a 4-basket case. Eoos 1516c dozen for strictly fresh. Fnurrs Apples, 602 00 fl barrel; pine apples. SI 0001 25 y dozen: whortleber ries, 75c81 OOJfl pail; watermelons, $15 0020 00 V hundred; Delaware peaches, SI 001 25 $ half-bushel basket. Feathers Extra live geese, 5060c; No. 1, do. 4045c: mixed lots, S035c ?1 &. Poultry Live spring chickens, 40KaV pair; old, 6570cV pair. Seeds Clover, choice, 62 Bs to bushel, to 60 V bushel; clover, large English, 62 fts, S3 00; clover, Alslke, S8 60; clover, white, S9 00; timo thy, choice. 45 fts. SI 65: blue erasg. extra. clean, 14 fts, 90c; blue grass, fancy, 14 fts, SI 00; orchard grass, 14 Bs, SI 65; red top, 11 Bs. SI 25; millet, 60 Bs, SI 00; German millet, 50 fts, SI 60; Hungarian grass, 60 fts, SI 00; lawn grass, mixture of fine grasses, S2 50 t bushel of 14 fts. TALLOW-Conntry, 4c; city rendered, Pi 5c Tropical, Fruits Lemors. fancy. S5 50 6 60 V box: Messina orange. S5 005 60 $ box; rodi, H 5C5 00; bananas, $2 00 firsts, SI 25 good seconds, $t bunch; cocuanuts, U 004 50 Vt hundred; new figs, 89c V ft; dates, 66c ft. Vegetables Potatoes, $1 2501 40 ? barrel; tomatoes, home-grown, SI 251 50 f) bushel; wax beans, SI f bushel; green beans, 6075c W bushel; cucumbers, home-raised, SI 60 lfl bushel; radishes. 25Q40c f) dozen; home-grown, cab bage, 60c $1 bushel; new celery, home-grown, 60c f? dozen; sweet potatoes, $4004601barreL Groceries. Sdgars are still weak and coffees firm. The handsome profits made by wholesale grocers the past year on the steady rise of sugar are of late on the other side of the ledger. Green Coffee Fancy Rio. 21W22Kc: choice Rio. 1920Kc; prime Rio, 19c: fair Rio, 18K19Kc; old Government Java, 26c: Mara caibo, 22623c; Mocha, 2728c; Santos, 1922c; Caracas. 20022c; peaberry, Rio, 22024c; La Guayra. 210.2c. Roasted (in papers) Standard brands, I2ic: bieh arrades. 24K6)26Kc: old Government Java, bulk. 3131&c; Maracalbo. 2627c; Santos, 2022ic; peaberry, 25)c; peaberry, choice Rio, 23c; prime Rio, 21c; good Rio, 21c; ordinary, 2oc Spices (whole) Cloves, 2125c: allspice, 8c; casita. 8c: pepper, 18c; nutmeg, 7080c. Petroleum (jobbers' prices) 110 test. 7c: Ohio. 120. 8Uc; headlight, 150. 8c; water white. 10c; globe, 12c; elaine, 15c; camadlne, HKc;royaline, 14c , Istrups Corn syrups, 2629c: choice sucar syrups, 3SS38c: prime sugar syrup, SOg33c; strictly prime. 3335cj new maple syrup, 90c. N. O. Molasses Fancy, 48c: choice, 46c; me dium. 43c; mixed, 4042c Soda Bl-carb In kegs, 334c; bl-carb It Vs, 6c; bl-carb, assorted packages, SJigSc; sal soda in kegs, lc;do granulated, 2c Candles Star, full weight, 9c; stearine, W set. 8K-; paraffine. ll12c iticE ueau. Carolina, 7S74c: choice. tAial 7c; prime, &K6Vc; Louisiana, (j6; oiAKCB-xe3.1L, oc; cornstarch, starch. 5627c ISc; gloss Foreign Fruits Layer raisins, S2 65: Lon don layers, $3 10; California London layers, $2 60; Muscatels, $2 25: California Muscatels. 81 85: Valencia, 7c; Ondara Valencla,9k10c; sultana, 8jKc: currants, 4J5c: Turkey prunes, 4JJ5c; French prunes. 8J13c: Salonlca prunes, in 2-ft packages, 8c; cocoanuts, W 100, SO CO; almonds, Lan., per B. 20c: do Ivica, 19c; do shelled. 40c: walnuts, nap... 12Q15c; Sicily filberts, 12c; Smyrna flgs,1216c: new 'dates, 56c; Brazil nuts, 10c; pecans, ll15c; citron, per B. 2122c; lemon peel, V ft, 1314c; orange peel, 12Kc Dried Fruits Apples, sliced, per B 6c; apples, evaporated, 6W6Xc: apricots, Califor nia, evaporated, 12XeI5c; peaches,;evaporated, pared, 2223c; peaches, California evaporated. unpared, 1012Kc; cherries, pitted, 2122c; cherries, nnpitted, 66c; raspberries, evapor ated, 2424Kc; blackberries, 7K8c; huckle berries. 1012c bUOARS Cubes, Be; powdered, 9c: granu lated, 8Jc; confectioners' A, 8Xc; standard A, 8Kc; soft whites. 8SJfc: yellow, choice, 7c; yellow, good, 7K8c; yellow, fair, 7J4c; yellow, dark, 7c PICKLES Medium, bbls (L200), 60; medi um, half bbls (600), $2 75. Sam-No. 1. bbL 95c: No. 1 ex, V bbL $1 05, dairy, fl bbl. $1 20; coarse crystal, f bbl, $1 20; Higgins Eureka, 4-bu sacks, $2 bO, Hlggins' Eureka. 16-14 B pockets, S3 00. Canned Goods Standard peaches SI 60 1 90: 2ds$l'30l 35; extra peaches. SI 902 00; pic pcsuucB, vw, uoeab corn, 91191 ou; ma. co. corn, 7090c:red cherries, 90cSl; Lima beans, $1 10; soaked do, 85c; string do do, 7585c; mar rowfat peas, $1 1001 15: soaked peas. 7075c; pineapples, SI 40QS1 60; Bahama do, $275, dam son plums, 95c: greeneages, $1 25; egg plums, $2; California pears, $2 60; do gruengages, $2; do, eegjrams, $2; extra white cherries, $2 90: red cherries. 2 Bs, 90c; raspberries, $1 401 60: strawberries. $1 10; gooseberries. $1 S01 40; tomatoes, 82V92c; salmon, 1-B. $ 762 10; blackberries, euc: succotash, 2-B cans, soaked, 99c; do ercen, 2 Bf, $1 2501 60; corn beef. 2-B cans. 2 05; 14-ft cans, $14 00; baked beans. SI 45 1 60; lobster. 1-B. SI 71 80; mackerel, 1-B cans, broiled. SI 50: sardines, domestic lis, $4 &04'60; sardines, domestic H :$8 2SS 50; sardines, imported. t, $11 5012 60, sardines, imported, s. $18; sardines, mustard, $4 50; sar- UIUC9, BJIUCU, ?1 UU, Fisii Extra No. 1 bloater mackerel, $36 V bbL; extra No. 1 do. mess, $40; extra No. 1 mackerel, shore, $32; extra No. 1 do, messed, S36: No. 2 shore mackerel, $24. Codfish Whole pollock. 4c fl ft: do medium, George's cod, $2 00 W 100-B half bbl. White fish. $7 00 W 100- m nan 001. Lake trout. $5 50 f bait bbL Finnan haddock, 10c fl B. Iceland halibut, 13c fl B. Pickerel. U barreL $2 00; i barrel, SI 10; Potomac herring, S5 00 V barrel, S2 50 W U barrel. Oatjieal S6 S09 60 p bbl. Miners' Oil No. 1 winter strained, 5557c fl gallon. Lard oil, 75c Grain, dour nnd Feed. Total receipts bulletined at the Grain Ex change, 43 cars. By Pittsburg. Fort Wayne and Chicago, 2 cars of wheat, 8 of oats. 1 of flour, 1 of feed, 2 of hay. By Baltimore and Ohio, 6 cars of oats, 1 of oats and rye. By Pitts burg, Cincinnati and St. Louis, 1 car of wheat, 7 of com, 5 of oats, 1 of millfeed, 1 of oats and rye, 4 ot hay. By Pittsburg and Lake Erie. I car of flour, 1 ot rye, I of hay. There was bnt one sale on call, viz: a car of rye and oats rye, 45c, oats, 26tf B. 4 O., spot. Receipts are un usually large, especially of oats. Already the week's receipts are larger than last or the pre vious week, with two days' returns still to come in. Corn alone continues steady. Other cereals and hay keep drifting downward. Wheat bulls at latest were to the front, bnt flour continues quiet. , Wheat Jobbing prices New No. 2 red, S283c: No. 2 red. old,bS89c; No. 3 red, !384c CORN No-2 yellow, ear, 4516c; high mixed ear, 44gJ$cr No. 2 yellow, shelled, 4243c; high mrxeu. shelled. 41612c: mixed, shelled, 40llc Oats No. 2 white. 27K28c; extra No. 8, 2727Kc: mixed, 232fc Rte No. 1 Pennsylvania and Ohio, 60e51c; No. 1 Western, 4850c; new rye No. 2 Ohio, wiytiti XXXX bakers'. H 0001 25; Rye dour, S3 50 MIIXFEED-Mlddlines, fine white. 113 500 15 00 ft ton; brown middlings, SU 6O912 00; win ter wheat bran. 111 00011 25; chop feed, Slo CO 10 00. HAY Baled timothy, choice, S14 50014 75; Naldo, 112 5081308-,, No. 3 do, S110ell208; loose IromTagon, mi 80817 08; new hay ores. S10 00014 CO, according to quality: No. 1 up land prairie. S9 009 50; Not '4 S7 S08 00; pack tag do, S8 0066 550. Straw Oats, S3 50; wheat and rye straw 506 00. ! Provisions. Sngar-cured bams, large, IlKc; sugar-cured hams, medium, 12c, sugar-cured bams, small, 12c; sugar-cured breakfast bacon, 10c; sugar cured shoulders, 7c; sugar-cured boneless shoulders. 9c; sugar-cured California hams. 8c; sugar-cured dried beef flats, 9c; sugar cured dried beef sets, lOKc, sucar-cured dried beef rounds, 12c; bacon shoulders. 6Jic; bacon clear sides, 8c; bacon clear bellies, 8Kc; dry ant snoniaers, oc; ary salt clear sides, sc Mess pork, heavy, S13 00; mess pork, family, S13&0. Lard Refined In tierces, eke; half barrels, 6c; 60-& tubs. 6c: 20-ft pails, 7c: 60-ft tin cans, 6c: 3-ft tin palls: 7c; 6-ft tin palls, 7c; 10-ft tin pails, 6c; 5-ft tin pails. 7c; 10-ft tin pails, 7c Smoked sausage, long. 5c; larce, 5c Fresh pork links, 9c Boneless hams, 10c Pigs feet, half barrel, S3 50; quarter parrel, S3 00. Dressed Meat. Armour & Co. furnished the f oft owing prices on .dressed meats: Beef carcasses. 450 to 650 fts, 5c: 550 to 650 fts, 6c: 610 to 750 Bs, 6c Sheep, 8c B. Lambs, 10c fl ft. Hogs, 6jic Fresh pork loins, 8Hc SUING FOR HIS SHARE. A Member of the Barnes Safe sad Lack Company Seeks Ready Cash Arbitra tion Failed to Brine It. "William J.' Barnes yesterday entered suit against Thomas Barnes for 30,635.94, the value of his interest in the firm of the Barnes Safe and Lock Company. The two had comprised the company, and on July 16, 1887, it is stated, the partnership was dissolved by William J. Barnes withdraw ing. His interest in the business was one fourth, Thomas Barnes holding the other three-fourths. It was agreed that Thomas Barnes should purchase the other's share, but an agreement could not be reached as to the value of the business. It was decided to leave the matter ot val uation to three arbitrators, their decision to be final. A. F. Keating, Timothy O'Learv and Charles C. Scaile were selected. The following was the result of their appraise ment: Tools, machinery, stock, etc., of the company, 535,810 67; outstanding accounts less indebtedness, $33,523 39; fcood will of me nrm, 44s,iwu; profits on orders in hand, $10,209 70. The plaintiff's: share of this was $26,885 94. This amount, it was claimed, was to have been paid by Thomas Barnes within 90 days. Though repeatedly asked to do so, he has refused, and the money is still due. In addition he owes bis share, three fourths, of the fees of the arbitrators, $1,000 each, and three-fourths of $2,000, salary due the bookkeeper, C. P. Duff, making his al leged indebtedness in all $30,635 94. Legal Tender. John Sins, arrested a short time ago at Altoona on a charge of counterfeiting, was committed to jail yesterday by United States CommisslonerMcCandless, having been unable to secure ball. This will of the late J. C. Graham was filed yesterday for probate. His entire estate is given to his wife, who is appointed sole execu trix. United States Marshal Miller yes terday drew the juries for the September term of the United States Court, to open at Will iamsport on the third Monday of September. The following were drawn for the grand jury: J. O. Kelly. Butler; John E. Jones, Williams port; Wm. Wolf, Center Hill; James Crocker, Irish Lane; Wm. H. Oxtoby, Erie: Samuel McKee, Pittsburg; Thomas Bosler, Meadville; W. C. Reynolds. South Montrose; Jonathan Gifford, East Emporium: John F. Stetler. Mid dleburg;M. R. Heffner, McConnelltowntF. A. Emllck, Willlamsport; Jacob Ryan, Mononga hela City: D. H. Williams, Allegheny; Jolin xicuujau, or., x-uuuurg; j. x. .urennan. xion esta; E. J. Work, Brady; A. 8. Reed, Mercer; Lyman Moree, Monroetown: Miles W. Tate, Meadville; Wm. F. Bute. Vanderbllt; M. L. Wortman, Allegheny; Charles L. Netting, Sr., UiPgUCUJ. TfaeDrrsooda Blarket. New York, August 15. The jobbing trade In drygoods was active. Agents were in receipt of numerous orders for staple and fancy coods. The market at first hands was without material change. , The market as a whole Is in excellent condition. Clothing woolens continue fairly active. When baby was sick, we gave her Castorla, When she was a Child, she cried for Castorla, When she became Miss, she clung to Castorla, When she had Chlldren.she gave them Castorla ap9-77-irwTSu A DANGEROUS DISEASE. The number of people who annually die from Brieht's disease is simply astonishing. Beginning by a weakness In the back, accom panied by pain, which at first may be slight, still, as the disease protrresses, there is an in creased pain in the small of the back and in the region of the groins, high colored urine with brick dust sediment, scanty or copious flow, with-. pain in voiding It. Not only do the kidneys themselves become organically dis eased, terminating in gravel or stone 111 the bladder, diabetes or Brlght's disease, but is one of the most potent causes of rheumatism and dropsy. Dr. Shafer, one of the physicians of the Polypathlc Medical Institute, at 420 Penn are. The Polypatbic Medical Institute is perma nently located in Pittsburg for the treatment of rheumatism, kidney and urinary diseases. Its physicians are not confined to any school of practice, but embrace any and all remedies that close stndy and long experience have found to be the most effectual In curing dis ease. Dr. Shafer, one of the physicians asso ciated with this medical institution, and a skilled specialist, eives esoecial attention to the treatment of all kidney and urinary dis eases. Analysis of specimens of unne free. Consultation also free. Office hours, 10 to 11:30 a. sc, 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 r. M. Sundays. 1 to 4 p. M. Consultation free. au2-D 512 AND 514 SMITHFIELD STREET. PITTSBUBd FJl. Transact a General Baniui Bnsiness. Accounts solicited. Issue Circular Letters of Credit, for use of travelers, and Commer cial Credits, IN STERLING, Available In all paits of the world. Also issue Credits LN DOLLARS For use in this country, Canada, Mexico, West Indies, South and Central America. ap7-91-3t"wr UlLi&WBil. ARMOUR'S EXTRACT OF BEEF. ARMOUR '& CO,, CHICAGO, SOLE MANUFACTURERS. This is now conceded to be the best In the market, as witnessed bv the fact that we have iust secured the DIPLOMA FOR EXCEL LENCE at the Pure Food Exposition, now be ing held In Philadelphia. CLEANLY IN MANUFACTURE. . .. , .. SUPERIOR IN QUALITY. And with the bright appetizing flavor of fresh ly roasted beet, REMEMBER, ifS-xwr NEW ADYERTIBEMENTK. WHOLESALE HOUSES" --" JOSEPH HORSE i CO., Cor. Wood and Liberty Sts., Importers and Jobbers of Special offerings this week la ,. STT.TC8, PL7JSITJBS, DRESS GOODS, SATEENS, SEERSUCKER, GINGHAMS, PRINTS, and OHEVIOTS. For largest assortment and lowest price call and see us. wholesaleIxclusively fe22-r83-D $225,000. F IOR SALE-S22S.00O GENERAL MORT v GAGE BONDS OF THE FEDERAL ST. AND PLEASANT VALLET PASSENGER RAILWAY CO. Tho entire issue being 300,000 on the prop, erty and franchises of the company, including atl its consolidated lines, $75,000 being retained, by the Fidelity Tile and Trust Company, of Pittsburg; trustee, with which to pay $75,000 ot a prior issue at maturity. Bonds are for 51.000 each, payable In 30 years, freo of all taxes. Interest at 5 per cent, payable semi-annually, beginning July 1, 1SS9, Proposals f orall or any part of these bonds will be received by the Treasurer of the company up to and including the 31st day of August, and allotments mads thereunder accrued interest must be added to the price of bonds. At from 1113 68 to $105 these bonds will yield from 4 to 4 6-10 per cent.- The company reserves the right to reject any and all bids. For further information address the Treas urer. . R. F. RAMSEY. 95 Fifth- Ave.. Pittsbnrg, Pa, anll-37-126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52 BROKERS FINANCIAL. -ITTHITNEY dt 8TEPHENS0N, . CT FOURTH AVENUE. Issue travelers' credits through Messrs. DrexeL. Morgan Sc Co., New York. Passports procured.. STEAMERS AND EXCURSIONS. -ITJNAKD LVST. HEW YOHK TO LIVERPOOL- VIA QTJEKJJV TOWN, KEOM P1EK 40 NOBTU BIYEK.' KAST EXPRESS MAIL SERVICE. Etruna,Ang.l7,10:3)AMSerrla, Sept. 7,1 Pat Anranla. Auk. H, If m Gallia. Sept. IL 8:30 A K Bothnla,Anjr.28,t:XAM Etruria, Sept. 14. oak Umbrla, Ane.31, 8:30 a m I Auranla. Sept.21.2i30 r K Cabin passage. tCO, S0 and 100; Intermediate. (35. Steersre tickets, to and from all parts of Enrope at very low rates. VEKilOS n. BKOtVN & CO., General Agents, 4 Howling Green, New York. J. J. MCCORMICK. Agent. Fourth ave. and Smith Held St., rittsbnrc. State Line To Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and Liverpool. FROM NEW YORK EVERY THURSDAY. Cabin passage 3S to 850. according to locaUos of stateroom. Excarslon S65 to too. Steerage to and from Europe at Lowest Rates. AUSTIN BALDWIN & CO.. General Agents, S3 Broadway, New Yorfc. J. J. McCORMlCK. Agent, Pittsburg. Ps. mhl2-D ALLAN LINE ROYAL MAIL STEAMSHIPS, THE ONLY DIRECT LINE From GLASGOW, LONDONDERRY, and GALWAY To PHILADELPHIA. Passenger Accommodations Unexcelled.' -' Prepaid Intermediate, $30. Steerage. $1 "1 Passenctrs by this route are saved the ex- ense and Inconvenience attending transfer to iverpool or from New York. J. J. MCCORMICK, or A.D. SCORER fe SON, Pittsburg. my27-57-jiwr ANCHOR LINK-. Atlantic Express Service; LIVERPOOL vis QUEENSTOWN. Steamship "CITY Olf BOME.M from Wew York. WEDNESDAY. Aug. a. Sept M, Oct.16. Saloon passage. (SO and npward: second-class. S30- GLASGOW service. Steamers every Saturday from New York to GLASGOW and LONDONDERRY. Cabin passage to Glasgow. Londonderry, Llver- pool, S50 and SOU. Second-class. 30. Steerage passage, cither service, S3). Saloon excursion tickets at reduced rates. Travelers circular letters or credit and drafts for any amount issued at lowest current rates. For books of tours, tickets or Information, Apply to HENDKKSOM BROTHERS. NrV or J. J. MCCOKMICK. fourth and Smlthfleld: A. D. SCORKlt i. SON. 415 SmithUeld st., ntuburr; W. SEMJfLE, Jr., 1S5 Federal st.. Allegheny. lyM-MWT MEDICAL. DOCTOR WHITTIER 814 PENN AVENUE, PITTSBURG, PA .As old residents know ana back files of Pitts burg papers prove. Is the oldest established and most prominent physician In the city, de votlne snecial attention to all chronic dhwaaM. SKrs-NOFEEUNTILCURED MCRVfll IQ and mental diseases, physical Qn V UUO decay.nervons debility, lack ot energy, ambition and hope, impaired mem ory, disordered sight, self distrust,bashfulness, dizziness, sleeplessness, pimples, erunttons, im poverished blood, failing powers,organlc weak ness, dyspepsia, constipation, consumption, un fitting the person for business.society and mar- . xiage. permanently, safely and privately cured. BLOOD AND SKINSSTiMl blotches, falling hair, bones pains, glandular swellings, ulcerations of tongue, moutb.throat, ulcers, old sores, are cured for life, and blood, poisons thoroughly eradicated from the system. IIRIMARV kidney and bladder derange U n 1 1 1 n (I I 1 ments, weak back, gravel, ca tarrhal discharges, inflammation and. other painful symptoms receive searching treatment, prompt relief and real cures. Dr. Whittier's life-long, extensive experi ence, insnres scientific and reliable treatment ' on common-sense principles. Consultation free. Patients at a distance as carefully treated as If here. Office hours 9 A. 3C to 8 p. K. Snn day, 10 A. M. to 1 p. sr. only. DR. WE1TTIER. 814Penn avenue, Pittsburg; Pa. auS-16-DSuwk GRAY'S SPECIFIC MEDICINE CURES NERVOUS DEBILITY, LOST VIGOR. LOSS OF MEMORY. full particulars in pamphlet sent free. The genuine -Grays Specific sold by druggists only In yellow wrapper. Frlce. Si per package, or six for S3, or by mall' on reeelnt of nrlf k (1,4m. no. THV nniV Mirillf?lVI! 'm i.....i ., bold In Pittsburg by S.S. HOLLAND, cornet Smlthfleld and Liberty lU. apU-SS DOCTORS LAKE SPECIALISTS In an cases re- S airing scientific and confides al treatment! Dr. 8. K. Lake, M. R. C. P. S Is the oldest and most experienced specialist In the city. Consultation free and strictly confidential. OB hours a to 4 ana no o f. St.; Sundays, 2 to 4 p. sf.Consult them personally, or write. Doctors Lake. 90U Penn ave., Pittsburg, Pa. e!2-45-DWk io3e's Cotton 3300 - COMPOUND Composed of Cotton Root, Tansy asd. j Pennyroyal a reoent discovery by aa 'old Dbvsiclan. Is succfuSif used. lir Safe. Effectual. Price XL by maS." se&icu. nines, oa& jour urugrab lur uioks . Cotton Boot Compound and take no substitute, or Inclose 2 stamps for sealed particulars. AoV? dress POND LILT CO.Vl'ANY, No.4 FUfcer Block, 131 Woodward ave Detroit, Mich. ,j - T.ji.: 1- j i d -y, ,.- CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH PENNYROYAL MLLtr Rett Cross Diamond Brand. TSa air nllftbla Bin Sir &!. afk .. tsw. LMies, ak VrifclM tor Uwj Ms sstoad 11 nut a, is v4 raciai bos, msj4. vltaklsarUiOM. TakMtll BeM4A I IUBM1 Sar BartlemUr ! ttUmT k. ""l Ias, Mar, by lB. tsj.ii ? BMsa ester Cksasl IO-, UNsMm H. PfcHssslfc-J j&j V'B'i P iyi-a-jtr'