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Unnsual Activity in Sewer Pipe, Ce
ment and Fire Brick.
Slate for Hoofing and Mantels is in Extra
ordinary Demand.
Orncs or PrrrsnDBa Dispatch, 1
Tuesdat. November 19. 1889.
Interviews with representatives of the
sewer pipe, cement and firebrick trade de
Yelped the fact that there is unusual activity
all along the line. The uniform testimony
is that the trade is much beyond that of last
season in volume of goods handled, and in
fact was never better than right now. The
new traction roads constructed the past year
have made extraordinary demands upon the
cement trade. A member of a leading firm
reports sales of 123,000 Carrels of cement the
present car, and nearly the same amount last,
which is an increase of more than one-third
over the average sales of the five years pre
vious. The demand for sewer pipe does not show any
great increase; but dealers report an improve
ment over last year.
Fire Brick In Bis Demand.
There has been an extraordinary demand for
fire brick, both for paving and mill purposes,
all this season. In some grades it has been
next to impossible to fill orders. The two new
furnaces in process of construction at the Ed
gar Thomson works call for millions of fire
brick, and it taxes one of our leading firms to
meet demands there.
At one establishment it was learned this
morning that heavy orders were recently re
ceived from Roanoke, Virginia, and Philadel
phia, and that the orders now in would Keep
the manufactories represented by them busy
all the coming winter.
There has been developed here in recent
years a large trade with Philadelphia for pav
ing fire brick.
The Mutter U Explained.
Said a member of one of the leading firms:
"Our Industry was never in better shape, and
the outlook was never brighter than it is to-day.
To be sure, competition is sharper and margins
are much closer than in other j ears; but we
make np for this in the amount of goods
handled. Prices vary very little from what
they were a year ago. If there is any difference,
they are a shade lower."
It was elicited in the Interviews with repre
sentatives of the fire-brick industry that there
has been developed in the past four years a
great trade for paving fire-brick. The great
eduction in prices and the superior qualities
of this material for paving purposes have very
much stimulated trade at the expense of the
old fashioned red brick.
Slates and Mantels.
A member of the leading business house of
the city engaged in the manutacture and sale
of slate for roofing and mantels thus puts
the situation and outlook of this Industry
'We have in no former season handled the
same amount of goods, but profits are greatly
below those of former seasons. W thought
prices of the high grades of roofing slate were
down to hard pan a year ago, but there was a
reduction of about 10 per cent last spring,
owing to the unwise policy of dealers, and no
recovery since, though demand has been ex
traordinary. Low grades have taken an up
ward turn, but the cut-throat policy among
competitors has prevented a similar advance in
the higher grades.
"With such an active demand as we have
been having this fall, and the low prices that
have prevailed by all ordinary rules of trade,
there should be higher prices. "We find it next
to impossible to meet orders, and, though we
have two quarries turning out materials, have
been obliged of late to go outside of our own
products to satisfy customers. This has
Very Rarely Occnrrrd
in our business history. Notwithstanding the
great pressure for our products, it has been
found impossible to advance prices. The sea
Bon for mantels is now fully on, as houses are
being finished up and demand was never
greater. It is nip and tnck between slate and
wooden mantels for tine residences.
"The fine artistic designs in slate mantels
have given them quite an impetus the past
year or two We sell both, and find that the
-aJate mantel is full holding its own in com
petition with that made of wood.
"As to amonnt of goods handled this season,
both in roofing and fire front materials, we
have done better than last year or any former
year, and the outlook for a lively winter's
trade was never as bright as now."
The Condition of Business at the Bast Liberty
Stock Yards.
OrrrcE ofPittsbubo Dispatch,!
Tuesdat. November 19, 1S89. J
CATTLE Receipts, 3S0 head; shipments,
1,020 head; market fair; prime, 54 104 40;
good, S3 S03 90; fair, 2 K3 40; bulls, stags
and fat cows, SI 502 50; fresh con s, S2040;
veal calves, $5 OOgS 23; no cattle shipped to
N ew York to-day.
Hoas Receipts. LSOO head: shipments. 1.400
head; market slow; Philadelphias, 4 O04 03;
Yorkers, $3 S5S 80; 1 car of hogs shipped to
New York to-day.
Sheep Receipts. 3,600 head; shipments, 1,400
head; market slow at yesterday's prices.
' Br Telegraph.
New Yoek Beeves Receipts 940 head, in
cluding 41 carloads for exportation and 17 car
loads for home trade slaughterers direct: no
trading in beeves; dull for dressed beef at 5KS8
lic per pound for native sides: exports 3.060
quarters of beef. To-day's cable advices f rOm
London and Liverpool quote American refng
eratea beef at scant 6c per pound, and Amer
ican steers doll at SglOc per pound for the
dressed weight, sinking the offal. Calves Re
ceipts, 440 bead; steady and all sold Including
reals at 608c per pound; grassers and 'Western
calves $2 353 75 per 100 pounds. Sheep Re
ceipts, 2,100 head; fairly firm for both sheen
and lambs with a moderate trading at $5 25
6 75 per 100 pounds for lambs and at (4 005 75
for sheep, some poor Iambs going at $4 60 and
some poor sheep at $3 51 Hogs Receiots,
5,100 head; live hogs sold at $3 S04 25 per 100
pounds, and the market closed weak.
Chicago The Vrover't Journal reports
Cattle BecelDts. 9.O00 head: shipments, 3,500
head; market opened strong, closed weak but
not lower: choice to extra beeves, $4 60ffio 00;
steers, S2 75B4 50,stockers and feeders, 81 2a
2 75: cows, bulls and mixed. SI 002 80; Texas
cattle. SI 4002 90: Westerns 52 40S3 4a Hogs
Receipts, 23,000 head; shipments, 5.500 head;
market weak: mixed. S3 6503 SO; hran-
S3 60390; light, S3 653 95; skips, S2 003 57.
Sheep Receipts, 7.000 head; shipments, 1,500
head: market active and steady; natives.
S3 255 25; Western. S3 S04 40; lambs, SI 75
gS 60percwt
KANSAS CITT Cattle Receipts, 6.600 head:
shipments. 500 head: native beeves. S3 104 60;
cows, SI 602 35; stockers and feeders. SI 250
S 15: Texans, SI 502 75. Hogs Receipts, 10,
000 head: shipments, none; market closed 510c
lower after a strong opening; good to choice
light. S3 653 70; heavy and mixed, S3 603 65.
Sheep Receipts, none; shipments, 2,000 head;
good to choice muttons, 13 704 95; stockers
Snd feeders, S2 354 60.
dNcnnrATT Hogs higher: common and
light, S3 003 85; packing and butchers, S3 75
S 9a Receipts, 2,900 head; shipments, 1,650
Bcffaxo Cattle Steady; receipts, 59 loads
through; 3 ale. Hogs steady; receipts, 12 loads
through; 77 sale.
Wool Market.
St. Loots Receipts of wool, 129,167 pounds.
Market quiet and unchanged.
New" Yobk Wool In fair demand and
steady. Domestic fleece, 32S9e: pulled. 23a
41c; Texas, 142Sc. .
Boston The wool market is steady, though
buyers do not go beyond their immediate wants
in purchasing. Sales of Ohio fleeces are noticed
at 3132c for X, and 37c for No. L Michigan X
fleeces were held at 30c, and No. 1 was held at
3536c. No. 1 combing wools have been quite
firm at3940c.tand unwashed combing has been
seHingat2728c for one-fourth blood and2930c
for three-eighths blood. Ohio fine delaine has
been in steady request it 3433c, and Michigan
at32033c Texas and other unwashed wools have
leen sellirg generally at a scoured basis of 5S
60 for fine,5557c for fine medium and 5053c for
medium. Pulled wools have been in fair de
mand. Foreign wools remain firm, owing to
the strong advices from abroad.
Metnl Market.
Nhw" York Pig iron firm and active;
American, J16 50219 00. Copper nominal: lake,
November, SIS 00. Lead unchanged. Tin de
clining; straits, 21 30.
Whlskr Market.
There it an active demand for finished goods
No Life in the Wheat Pit Prices Slightly
Lower. December Option Leading
Pork More Active and StendT.
Chicago. Trading in wheat to-day was
moderate. Operators were rather inclined to
sell December, and those disponed to buy gave
May the preference, and the premium between
these futures was 44Vc The market ruled
fairly steady most oi the session within a lower
range of prices, the decline being most marked
in December.
Corn ruled quiet and inactive most of the ses
sion,trading being light and fluctuations limited
to a Kiio range. The speculative market
opened a shade under closing prices of yester
day, was steady for a time, became easier, ruled
steadier, and closed a shade better than Mon
day. Oats were active, stronger and higher.
Mess pork was a little more active, and the
feeling was steady. .
In lard not much life was manifested. Prices
ruled 510o lower.
The leaaing futures ranged as follows-
Whbat No. 2. December. 816Sie0f
80c; Januarv, 81KSlol681Kc; May, 0oj4
Corn-Ko. 2, December. 31K3131?
Slc; January, 3131K31K31c; May.
Oats No. 2. December. 20i20320X
20c; January. 202020Jic; May. 2.d
Mess Poke, per bbl. Year, 59 1569 159
9 159 12K; January. & 309 S09 309 30;
May. S9 659 659 609 62.
Lard, per 100 fts. Year, S5 95; Januarv.
55 92HS5 Sto5 92XQ5 92f : May. Jfl 108 12X
6 10&6 10.
Short Ribs, per 100 fts. Year, J4 904 92$
4 8584 92H:May, S5 00.
Cash quotations were as follows: Floursteady
and unchanged. No. 2 spring wheat. 80c;
No. 3 spring wheat, 656Sc; No. 2 red. 80c:
No. 2 corn. 32Kc Aa 2 oats. 2021c; No. 2
rye. 45c. No. 2 barley. 5658c No. 1 flax
seed. SI 34. Prime timothy seed, 1 20 Mesa
pork, per bbl. S9 629 75. Lard, per 100 lbs
56 10 Short nbs sides (loose), S5 10
5 4a Dry salted shoulders (boxed), unchanged.
Short clear sides (boxed), unchanged.
Sugars Cut loaf. 6c; granulated, 7c: stand
ard A 7c. Receipts Flour, 2o,00u barrels;
wheat, 122.000 bushels: com, 194.000 bushels;
oats, 140,000 bushels; rye, 12.000 bushels: barley,
85,000 bushels. Shipments Flour, 7,000 bar
rels; wheat, 38,000 bushels: corn. 93,000 bubels;
oats. 357,000 bushels; rye, 8,000 bushels; barley.
58, 000 bushels.
On the Produce Exchange to-day the bntter
market was steady and unchanged. Eggs, 21
New York Flour dull and unchanged;
poor qualities easy. Wheat Spot dull and
weaker; options moderately active and &iz
lower and steady. Rye steady: Western, 5a
55Kc Barley eak; Western, 5065c; Canada,
59j73c: sales of i0,000 bushels Canada at 5964c
Barley malt dull: Canada, TTJc Corn Spot
moderately active and Kc lower and steady; o
tions quiet, KQMa lower and steady. Oats-
Spot less actire and easier; options moder
ately active and stronger. Coffee Options
opened barely steady 5 points up to 10 points
down, closing steady 15g25 points down; Rio
offers to sell more freely at easier prices;
sales 93,750 bags. Including November,
15.b015.80c; December. 15.6015S5c Jan
mry. 15.6015.95c; February. 15.6515.90c;
April, 15.7015.90c; Mav. 156515.ft5c; June.
ia6015.90c: July. 15.5015.80c; August. 15.70c;
September, I5.4015.45c; October, ia4515.50c;
spot Rio easier and quiet: fair cargoes, 19Jic:
No. 7, 17$c Sugar Raw a sliaue
hlzber and firm; fair refining. Centrifu
gals. 96 test. 6 ll-165Kc Sales
110 hhds English islands and 600 hhds Porto Rio
e3 test at 4Kc; refined,firm and in good demand.
Molasses New Orleans steady and In fair de
mand. Rice in moderate demand and steady.
Cottonseed oil easy; crude, 23c: yellow, 84S5c.
Tallow quiet. Rosin steady. Turpentine dull
and rominal at 4545c. Eggs quiet. Pork
active and steady. Cut meats easy; pickled
bellies, 12 :ponnds, 66c; pickled shoulders,
55c; pickled hams, 99c: middles
dull. Lard stronger and more active;
western steam, S6 50 55, closing, $6 55,
and S6 52KC.L f.; November, $6 50; Decem
ber, $6 3ogo 36, closing S3 36 bid; January, S6 35,
closing SO o5 bid; February. $8 40, closing S6 40
bid: March, S6 45, closing $6 45 bid. Butter in
moderate demand; fresh firm; Elgin. 26K27c:
western dairy, 917c: do, creamery, 1325c; do
ISc, do, factory. 7K14c Cheese quiet and
steady; western, 7K10c.
Philadelphia Flour steady with a fair
demand for desirable grades of both spring and
winter. Wheat Options weak and lower;
uiku graues sicaoy; steamer ro. z red, in ele
vator. 73c; ungraded, in grain depot,184c; No. 2
red. November. 80VSlc: December, 804i81c:
January, 8282c; February. 8Ma
Com Options quiet and Jc lower: carlots for
local trade steady though quiet; ungraded yel
low, in grain depot, 41Xc: No. 2 high mixed,
in Tw entieth street elevamr, 42c: No. 2 vellow.
in grain depot. 42c: No. 2, mixed, Novem
ber. 40c: December. 39eiS40a Jmiurr ors
39ic; February. 39J440c. Oats Carlots quiet:
Nol 3 white, in Twentieth strAt 1nntnp
I oi
2Sc: do in trrain denot. 2SVc: fntmm nnlof Tin
2 white. November. 28J 29Jic: December.
29c; January, 29fi)295ic; February,29JC30c
Ezgs steady for fresh stock; PennnirauU.
first, 20Q27C.
Bt. Louis Flour dull. "Wheat lower and
generally weak throughout; No. 2 red, cash.
78K78Jc; December. 7979Jic closed at79Wc
bid; January, 80580iic closed at 80c; May,
84Ji84Kc closed at 84Jjc asked. Corn steady,
but very quiet; No. 2 mixed, cash, 805c; No
vember, 30Kc. closed at 30K30Jgc bid: Decem
ber, 28c. closed at 2Sc bid. Oats firm and in
demand; No. 2 cash, 19J19Jc bid; May, 22Jic.
and that bid at the close: January, 19Wc. Rye
No. 2 hard. 40c bid. Barley No demand.
Flaxseed steadier at SI 25. Provisions un
changed. Cikcinnatt Flour quiet Wheat firm: No.
2 red, 7778c; receipts, 6.000 bushels; shipments.
5,500 bushels. Corn firm;No. 2 mixed. S7KS8c.
Oats barely steady: No. 2 mixed, 2223cT Rye
firmer: No. 2. 46c. Pork steady at Sia Lard
stronger at S6. Bulkmeats dull and unchanged.
uuHHiinn. ougar steauy. x.ggs Xirmat20c.
Cheese steady.
A Man Who Claims to Have Invented the
Monitor Crazed br Disappointment.
Maldex, Mass., November 19. A man
who claims to have been the original in
ventor of the "Monitor, was sent to the
"Westboro insane hospital to-day. His name
is Joseph "W. Ubrcross. His insanity was
caused directly by the refusal ol Secretary
of the Navy Whitney to adopt a model for
a lifeboat which he designed. His wife
substantiates his statement that he was the
original designer or the Monitor, and says
that he submitted his designs to Gideon
Wells, then Secretary of the Navy, together
with a model for a gun turret. He claims
that these models were turned over to Erics
son, who built the Monitor. He savs he
watched the construction of the boat, and
told Ericsson that it would sink, as it was
not being built according to his model, and
the truth of his prediction was verified
though not until she had sunk the Merri
mac Norcross also claims to have first invented
the screw propeller and twitting block, and
that he was the original inventor oi the
barbed wire fence, models of which he had
on exhibition for a long time previous to its
being adopted, but he says he made verv
little money out of his inventions, because
tney were stolen trom mm by capitalists.
He superintended the building of the Bo
chester aqueduct, andwas offered the super
intendency of the construction of the Erie
canal. He is reported to have been
wealthy at one time, but he is a poor man
now. He is 79 yean old.
One of Them Has His Scalp Laid Bare by a
Yesterday afternoon a free fight among
several boys occurred on Main street, West
End, and resulted in a painful injury to
one of the participants, Thomas White, 8
years of age.
From what could be learned of the origin'
of the fight, it appears that the boys had a
aispute aDout a game tney were playing
and concluded to settle the difficulty by a
fight. White was the only one injured.
His scalp was laid bare about three inches,
and bled profusely. White claimed that a
boy named Cunningham had struck him
with a club. The boy was removed to his
Use Horsford's Acid Phosphate.
Dr. Lorenzo Waite. Plttsfleld. Mass.. sum
"From its use for a period of about eight
weeks, to the exclusion of all other remedies,
I attribute the restoration to health of a pal
tient who was emaciated to the last degree, in
consequence of nervous prostration and dys
pepsia. This patient's stomach was in such an
irritable condition; that he could not bear
either liquid or solid food. An accomplished
physician of many years experience, whom I
called In consultation, pronounced his ease an
Incurable one. At this stage I decided to use
Horsford's Acid Phosphate, which resulted as
above mentioned.'"
AMAJOEnrof people prefer F. & V.'a
Pilsner beer for family use. 'Phone 1166.
A Real Estate Exchange Necessary to
Handle Business Properly.
Sequel to a Remarkable Boom That Swept
Oyer Southern California.
The methods of handling real estate are
constantly changing. Time was when near
ly all the sales were by auction, but this
system is rapidly falling into disuetude, ex
cept when required by law. From the
auction to the exchange is a big jump, but
that is the trend of the business. - Beal es
tate exchanges exist in nearly all of the
principal cities, and are found to work sat
isfactorily to both sellers and buyers. There
is no good reason why Pittsburg should be
behind in this important matter. Business
is already too large to be rapidly and conven
iently transacted any other way.
Real estate exchanges promote business
wherever established. This statement has the
support of statistics, and is in harmony with
the opinions of leading operators in realty who
have from time to time given their views to the
public And there is good reason why they
should. They bring business men Into closer
relations, where they can discuss affairs face to
face. They bring buyers and sellers tozether,
a very Important matter in business; for more
can be accomplished In a personal interview of
a few minutes than in days or weeks of corre
spondence. They benefit agents by simplifying
and expediting business. Tbeydonot have to
keep a large force under pay to
drum up business. It comes to
them. They Insure ,unity of action
among agents, by putting all members on an
equality. They compel uniformity of rates,
thus making throat-cutting impossible, and
guaranteeing fairness to each other as well as
to their clients. Profits of individual agents
or Arms are as great, or even greater, than
under any other system, since sales are more
quickly made and expenses smaller. There1 are
real estate agents in Philadelphia who did next
to nothine before the exchange was estab
lished, but who have had all they could do
since, and some of them have amassed for
tunes. The result would be the same in Pitts
burg. There has been considerable talk here about
establishing a real estate exchange, and those
favoring it even went so far as to appoint a
committee to visit Philadelphia, New York
and Chicago to examine the workings of the
institutions in those places and report; but for
some reason the report has been held back and
the matter allowed to drop almost out of sight.
Interest in it is reviving, however, and there is
ground for hope that the project will yet be
carried out. Some of the most influential busi
ness men of the city are in favor of an ex
change, and it is Intimated that they will soon
take steps to bring the question to a direct
issue. If this be done with anything like
unanimity on the part of friends of the enter
prise, the result cannot be doubtful. Pitts
burg will have a real estate exchange.
History fails to record a more signal collapse
of a real estate boom than that which broke out
in Los Angeles and the adjacent counties in
Southern California in 1SS8 and 1S87. The fall
in values has been something perfectly enor
mous. At Oak Knoll lots which sold two years
ago for S1.500 at present find no takers at 1100;
large tracts of alkali lands, at one time laid out
in lots, but at present the home of horned toads
and jack-rabbits, are assessed it S60 an acre, and
are not worth one-tenth the sum; and a list of
property can be shown which had been sold for
prices aggregating $103,980, and which at pres
ent are not worth their assessed value some
But the Inflation in town sites went to an
extent that seems absurd to an outsider.
There were some 60 paper towns cre
ated in different parts of Los Angeles county.
comprising 79.350 town lots enough, say, for
300,000 people, and nearly 40,000 more than there
are In New York between Fifty-ninth and One
Hundred and Fifty-fifth streets. At present
there are 2,351 people living In these towns
Border City had 1,920 lots, and not a single irf
habitntto take advantage of them; Chicago
Park, 2,286 lots, and but a single occupant;
Carlton, 4.060 lots, and not an inhabitant: Man
chester, 2,304, and the same overwhelming pop
ulation; West Glendale, 8,123 lots, and no in
habitants; and Sunset, 2,07 lots, and one soli
tary watchman, who looks after an expensive
hotel and a deserted town.
Booms and balloons are mnchthe saxre. They
go up In fine style, amid the applause of
thoughtless people, but nearly always come
down in a collapsed condition.
It seems that farming in New England is
playing out. It certainly Is in Vermont, if the
following may be credited, and it comes from
so high a sonrce that few will be disposed to
dispute its truthfulness. A party of State of
ficials, among whom was Mr. George Valen
tine, while standing on a hill in Bennington
county, and looking over the valley of the
West river, a tributary of the Connecticut, a
few days ago, counted 15 contiguous farms, of
perhaps 100 acres each, all fenced, with dwell
ing houses and barns in at least tolerable con
dition, withont a single Inhabitant. Beyond,
toward the Connecticut, but hidden by the
groves in the valley, were, as tbey knew, 15
more also deserted, yet all well situated and
still showing signs of their former fertility.
Statistics show that a similar condition pre
vails all over the State. In Windham county
alone are more than 40,000 acres of land, once
cultivated, but now deserted, and in the whole
State the number of abandoned farms, com
plete with bouses, fences, barns and outbuild
ings, mnst be several thousand. Yet Vermont
is one of the pleasantest, healthiest, most fer
tile and most civilized States in the Union. In
its river valleys is no malaria, while its bills are
covered to the summit with vegetation.
The reckless agriculture which has made
portions of the country nearly barren has never
been favored in Vermont, where a century or
more of stock farming has rather enriched than
exhausted the soil; yet the people who once
found happy homes there have crowded into
the towns, or have left the State altogether. In
30 years, from 1850 to 1880, the increase of popu
lation in Vermont was 5 per cent, while the
population of the whole country was more than
doubled, and that of the adjoining State of
Massachusetts increased by nearly 80 per cent.
It Is not a little curious that a region so favored
in climate and position should be retrograding
so rapidly. There is material here for political
economists to ponder over.
When men begin first to become familiar
with the methods of measuring mechanical
power they often speculate on where the breed
of horses is to be found which can keep at
work raising 33,000 pounds one foot per minute,
or the equivalent, which Is familiar to men ac
customed to pile driving by horse power, of
raising StO pounds 100 feet per minute. Since
33,000 pounds raised one foot per minute is
called one horse-power, it is natural for people
to suppose that the engineers who established
that unit of measurement based it on the
actual work performed by horses. But that
was not the case. The horse power unit was
established by James Watt about a century
ago, and the figures were settled in a curious
way. Watt, in his usual careful manner, pro
ceeded to find out the average work which the
horses of his district could perform, and he
per minute was about an actual horse power.
At this time be was employed In the manu
facture of engine, and had almost a monopoly
of the engine building trade. Customers were
so hard to find that all kinds of artificial en
couragements were considered necessary to in
duce power users to buy steam engines. Asa
method of encouraging business. Watt offered
to sell-engines reckoning 83,000 foot-pounds to
a horse power, or one-third more than the ac
tual. And thus, what ras Intended as a tem
porary expedient to promote business, has been
the means of giving a false unit of a very im
portant measurement to the world.
Local Securities Weak and Dnll With a Fevr
There was very little in the stock dealings
yesterday to interest eithir buyers or outsiders.
The total sales wore 330 shares. Philadelphia
gas opened a little weaker than the day before,
but picked up and dosed about the same. The
tractions, also, showed a slight loss of staying
power, but not enough to excite either side of
the market.
Pleasant Valley Bailway and Junction Bail
road were the only really strong shares, and
each of them scored a handsome advance. The
rest of the list was featureless and dull. Trans
actions were:
Bid. Asked. Hid. Asked.
Keystone B'k of Pitts. 85 .... ...
Lawrence Bank, 68X .... e?
Masonic Bank... 61
M. & M. isat. Bank.... 63 , ....
City Insurance 23 .... 7o) ....
Citizens' insurance 37 J
Allegheny Heating Co. 100 lie
Chanters V. Gas Co 49
Hat. Gas Co. of W. Va. .... 75 .... 75
1'eople'sN. G. & F.Co 14 ...-
Philadelphia Co 82 ZHi S3 &X
Pine Run Gas i -;,,
Wheeling Gas Co Wf .... OT
Columbia Oil Co 3 1)i ....
llazelwood Oil Co W4
Central Traction S3 s4 K H
Citizens' Traction C3 70 .... 6V"
Pitts. Traction 47f 43
Pleasant Valley a 2$ 22K 24
Pitts., A. A Man 200 .... 250 ....
Chartlers Hallway..... 46 S2
P. &Conn,UvllleR.lt. 14 19
Pitts. Jane. K. K Wi U
P.,McK.AY.B.B.Co. 6U
P. C. 4St. L 19
I.Y. ttCGasCoalCO 37 .... W
La Noria Mining Co... H
Luster Mining Co 10 15 .... 15,,
Yankee Girl Mining... ! 35 1H 3K
Wcstinpnonse Electric 494 49M .... 49S
Monoogahela N Co ... 75
Mon'gahela Water Co. .... 35
Union Storage Co 75
WestInghoueA.B.Co. .... 114 .... 114
At the morning session 200 shares Philadel
phia Qas brought 82, and 30 Pittsburg Traction
4SJ. At the afternoon board 50 shares of Cen
tral Traction went at 34, and 56 Pleasant Valley
Railway 22.
Andrew Caster bought 150 shares of Phlladel-
hia Qas at 31 and 82, and sold 10 shares of
lttsburg Traction at 48.
The total sales of stocks at New York yester
day were 308.6S7 shares, including: Atchison,
10.910; Delaware, Lackawanna and Western,
13,617; Denver, Texas and Ft Worth, 5,695; Erie.
2.600, Lake Shore, 5,600: Louisville and Nash
ville, 12,230: Missouri Pacific. 3.600; North
western, 4,700; Northern Pacific, preferred, 4,
SS6; Beading, 21,600: Richmond and Wet Point,
4,533; St. Paul, 6,945, Union Pacific, 30,665.
Bankers Expect Present Good Times
Last Through the Season.
There was nothing new In the local money
market yesterday, except that exchange was
in oversupply. The demand forf unds was fair,
and checking and depositing of large propor
tions. There wag no change in rates. The ex
changes were 2,360.135 67 and the balances
S440.364 62. There is every indication that the
market will continue to work easily for some
time to come, as money Is returning from the
South and West.
Money on call at New York yesterday ruled
tight, ranging from 6 to 12 per cent, last loan 6,
closed offered at 6. Prime mercantile paper,
5i"K. Sterling exchange quiet but steady
at 14 81 for 60-day bills and $4 85 for demand.
Closing Bond Quotations.
U.S. 4,reg 127
U. 8. 4a. eoun 127
U.K. &T. Gen. 5o 60
Mutual Union 6s.... 1H
N. J. C. Int. Oert.,.11fc
Northern Pae. law. .114
Northern Pac.2ds..ll0
Northw't'n consols. 144
U. 8. 4Ks, reg 104H
U. S. iHi. coup.... 105H
Paclflcfo of '95. 117)j
Loulsianastampedls OOli
Missouri 6s 101J4
Tenn. new set. Ga... 10s H
Northw'n debcn's.,110
Oregon & Trans. es.lOIX
St. L. AI.M. Gen. 5s 85W
rena. new set. as iui
Tenn. new set. 3s.... 73
Canada Bo. zds 96)4.
St. L..4 S.tr. Gen.il.H31i
Hi. Paul consols ....127
St. PL Chi & Pclsta. 113
jcn. jraeinc.isis.....lij
Den. AK. G, lsts...H5
Den. AR. G. 4a 78
D.K.G.West,lta. 99
Erie, 2ds 104
M. K. AT. Gen. as.. 69)
ix.. rc.L,. u.tt us. sin
Tx.,PcK.G.'lT.Kts 37),
union i'ac. lts..... 113
tvesi snore kux
Government bonds dull and steady.
uunus una aau le&tureiesg.
St. Louis Clearings, S3,737,513; balances
Chicago Bank clearings were S12,59S,000.
New York exchange was 50c discount. Money
was in good supply, but there was no disposi
tion on the part of brokers to let down the rate
below 6 per cent on call, and 78 per cent for
time loans.
New Yobs Clearings, S170.047.687; balances.
Boston Clearings. 816.611,130; balances,
$2,208,532. Money 56 per cent.
Pikladixphia Clearings, $14,534,240; bal
ances. SL63S,305.
Baltikobe Clearings, 12,198,400; balances.
LoitDOX The amonnt of bullion withdrawn
from the Bank of England on balance to-day is
150,000. Bar silver 13-16d. per ounce.
Paris Three per cent rentes, 871 80c for
the account.
An Advance In Refined Puts Prices Vp k
Llltlb Here.
What there was of strength in the oil market
yesterday was tho result of an advance of 10
points in case oil and 5 points in winter white.
This set New York and Pittsburg to buying,
which ran the price up in the afternoon to
110, the highest point But; ail in all, it was
a light day, the market being narrow and
sensitive, showing the want of a bold, ener
getic leader to take the bull by the horns, as It
The market opened at 110, hlghek 110, low
est 109, closing with sales at 110 fed 110 bid.
The well on the Davis farm was reported doing
about 20 barrels an hour, but it was hardly
mentioned as a factor in the market. The
working stock of oil is so scarce that one or
half a dozen wells make a very slight impres
sion. The fact cannot be ignored that all the
conditions are bullish, and unless prevented by
manipulation the upward movement will be
Features of the Market.
Corrected dally by John M. Oaaiey it Co., 45
Sixth street, members of the Pittsburg Petro
leum Exchange.
Opened 110 I Lowest.
Average runs
Average shipments
Average charters
helloed, Mew York. 7.45c
Refined, London. Oil.
Refined, Antwerp, liHt.
Kefined, Liverpool, 6 l-16d.
lteflned, Bremen, 7 20m.
A, B. McQrew & Co. quote:
calls, SI UK.
Puts, $1 09K:
Other Oil Markets.
On, Cmr. November 19. Opened at $1 09;
highest, Jl 10; lowest, SI 09j closed, $1 10.
Bradford. November 19. Opened at SI 09;
closed at SI 10; highest, $1 10; lowest, $1 0
TITCSTII.I.B, November 19. OpenedatSl 09;
highest. $1 11; lowest, Jl 09&; closed at $1 10.
Tew YoRK.November20. Petroleum opened
steady and closed firm. Stock Exchange:
Opening, $1 09K: highest, $1 10: lowest, SI 08;
closing, SI 09. Consolidated Exchange:
Opening, SI 09; highest, Si 10; lowest, $1 09;
closing, $1 10. Total sales, 602,000 barrels.
Continued Activity In Realty Some Valu
able Property Changes Owners.
Alles &. Bailey. 164 Fourth avenue, sold for
Mrs. Susan Stephenson a frame dwelling of
five rooms, finished attic, bathroom, both gases,
etc.; lot 22x83 feet; side entrance; No. 76 Jack
son street, Allegheny City, to Mrs. Robinson
for $3,100.
Samuel W. Black & Co., 99 Fourth avenue,
sold another Oakland Sqnare property. No. 26.
The house, a handsome brick of nine rooms
with modern conveniences, is to be completed
early next year. This is the second house sold
on the sqnare this week, and the Indications
are that the few remaining houses will be sold
in a few days. It is very gratifying to the pro
jectors of tbe square that the houses are sell
ing faster than they can be completed. The
price, S8,000, is considered very reasonable.
J. C. Reilly. 77 Diamond street,sold lot No. 89,
38x100, in the Columbia Parkplan, Tenth ward,
Allegheny, to George A Hoffman for $1,300.
W. A Herron & Sous sold a lot on Collins
avenue. East End, size 25x100 feet, for $115 a
foot, spot cash.
Black & Baud, 95 Fourth avenue, sold to
George Dever lot No. 8 in M. G. Arthur's plan,
having a frontage on Frazier street of 25x100
feet in depth, for $550 cash.
L. O. Frazier. corner Forty-flfth and Butler
streets, sold for Peter Keil, et ah a brick dwell
ing of four rooms, attic, etc., lot 18x100 feet to
a 20-foot alley, situated on the east side of
Fifty-first street, near Butler street. Eighteenth
waru, to jraai x esvue ui i,vdv.
Jamison & Dickie sold for Ada Campbell, lot
S3JixlS8 feet on Inwood street. Twenty-first
ward, to J. W. Moore, for $675: for Henry Lox
terman three lots on Monticello street. Twenty
first ward for $1,200, and for Mellon Bros., lot
40x110 feet on St. Clair streetNineteenth ward.
for 1,800. They also sold a mortgage on East
End property for $2,500, three years, at 6 3-10
per cent interest.
J. W. Drape A Co. sold an interest In a farm
of about 90 acres In North Fayette township,
for $4,000 cash.
Charles Homers 4 Co., 813 Wood street, sold
for Robert Irwin to James Brown a small gar
den farm of 15 acres, with a six-room frame
house, one-half mile from Verona station, on
tbe Allegheny Valley Railroad, for $3,000.
W. E. Hamnett, 404 Smithfield street, Pitts
burg, and Wilkinsburg, sold for Clement New
ton a five-room house and one acre of ground
at Copeland station, Pennsylvania Railroad,
to Moses Bichenbanga for $2,400.
Fata on Embargo Upon Dealing In Rail
road Shares The Close at About
the Lowest Prices Cot
ton Oil Strong.
New York, Nowmber 19 The markefwas
again under the influence of tight money to
day, and the result was less business, with a
general weakening with material losses In
many of the active stocks Is the outcome of
the day's trading. Money was easier in the
earlier portion of the day, but generally hard
ened, and per cent was the maximum rate ex
acted during the day. That this hardening of
the money rate is caused by manipulation is
the general opinion. St. Paul, Union Paciflc,
Reading, Lackawanna and Louisville and
Nashville were the principal stocks in the
usually active list; but tbe movement was not
sharp, and was spread along through the day,
no rallying of importance breaking the mo
notony of the steady shading off of prices
which assumed large proportions as tbe day
drew to a close.
Among the trusts Cotton Oil became strong,
though the only reason for this was that tho
time lor depositing nnder the plan of reorgani
zation expires to-morrow. The most violent
fluctuations were furnished in Tennessee Coal,
which lost all the improvement ot yesterday,
dropping from 80 to 71 at one drop. The lower
firices of the day were generally reached in the
ast hour, when the selling again became prom
inent. The close was farly active and heavy
to weak at close to the lowest figures. Every
thing is lower to-night.
Railroad bonds were quiet to dull, and the
dealings were more than usually devoid of fea
ture. The tone of the market was heavy, in
close sympathy with that of stocks. The sales
were only $1,095,000. There were few im
portant changes.
The following tame shows tne "prices oractlve
stocks on the Mew Tfork Stock Bxenange yester
day. Correctid daily lor Tux DISPATCH by
Wiimrar A Btefuznson. oldest Pltuburr mem
bers of Mew xorx Utocc Eicnanje. 57 fourth avenue:
Cl os-HIgh-
Low- lng
est. est. Did.
X4 tW 28H
SIX J31, 33
1V4 73 73
a4 an MH
33 S3 I4S
5X 25 25S
106M 10S 10614,
71 70k 70H
Wa 93 8376
39 38X KM
34 -3ZH 33H
113K 112), ian
74K 7JM 74
V$H 83 9S1
33 35 t(
21 21 H 21
142)i H1H 141H
110 ISO 149
, 10
23M 23X 22K
1W Wi 18
wi 64 an
106H rax Mi
88 85 83)4
98 98 85K
MM UH 14
10 9H
csh 63 e$H
23 27j- UH
39 J8K 13
44 44X 44)4
21fi 211, 21),
iso 60 en'l
KM 32K 32!4
78 757, 75)4
23 23 23H
20 19 19!i
42V 41 42
189 189 188S
HI 23V 23)j
82 82 81
ixa van KSH
sy- 55K 64H
.. . 107
20)4 20M 20K
70X 09H 9X
17 UH 17
32K NX S2H
84M 84H 84
70)2 88. 68M
72H 69ft 63
20 20 20!4
MV MX 84)2
ing. Am. Cotton Oil tsH
Atcn.. lop. 4 s.r Wi
Canadian Pacific 7!
Canada Southern MM
Central Pacific i
Chesapeake A Ohio.... 28
C. Bur. A Qu1i,ct.....10M
C. Mil. a St. Paul.... 71
C. BockL AP 09-i
C, at. Ik A Pitts
C, St. L. A Pitts. DC. sax
C St. P..M. All SI
I C A Northwestern U3
f C., C. C. ft f 74
v., v., usi,, pr ss4
Col. Coal a Iron 3?H
Col. A Hooting Val .. 21!
Dei.. L.. A W. 142X
Del. A Hudson.. ....... ISO
DenverAKlo G
Denver A Bio G nr
E.T.. Vs. AGa ....
E.T..Va. AGs. 1st OT. ....
E. a.. Vs. A Ga. 2d pr. 23M
Illinois Central.
Lalte Erie A Western.. 18
Lake trie ft West. nr.. 64K
Late Shore AM. S 106i
LoulsmieftMashvllle. 6S&
Michigan central 9fl
Mobile 4 Ohio UH
Mo.. Kan. A Texas.... 10
Mlssoan Paolfic 69t(
Hew fork Central
. X..L.E.& vv Z7?s
A. Y.. Ci.SU L.
. i.. a : st. l. nr.
xr.. a. ABt.t,.2a nr zsx
. : 44
. If.. O. A W 21
..Norfolk Western
-Norfolk Western. Df. 60
Northern Pacific. 32K
Nortnern .Tactile orefc ISii
Ohioi illsjlsslDPl..... 23
Oreion rranicon MS
Pacifieaiall 33!
Peo. Dec. A Kvans. .... 20
Phlladel. A Heading. 427,
Pullman Palace Car. ..180 ,
Klehmona A W. P. T 24H
Klchmond A W.P.T.nf 82
St. P., Minn. A Msn..Ii)4:
SUA,. ASan Fran,
bt. L. ft San JrranVpf.. Six
St. J,, ft Han H-.lst pt
Texas Paolfie y
Union Pacific 701
Wabaan 17
Wabash DreferTed Z2M
Western Union 84M
Wheeling ft L. . 69K
Sugar Trust 72
National Lead Trnst.. 20U
Chicago Gas Trnst.... S4M
Philadelphia fitocka.
Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, fur
nished by Whitney ft Stephenson, brokers. No. 57
fourth avenue. Members New York stock Ex
change. Bid. Asked.
Pennsylvania Ballroad -.. &Vi 82V
Heading 21 21S-1S
Lehigh Valley Wtf 33
Lehlgh .Navigation 84
Northern Paciflc 32 KH
Normern Pacino preferred 78 76S
Boalnn Stocks.
Ateh. ft Ton.. 1st 7s. 118
Wis. Central pC.i. 60
UonezMgCd". H
Calumet ft Hecia....t3S
rranaun. 1414
Huron 2)4
Osceola. 14
Pewablo 5
A. AT. LandGr,t7s.lir)i
Atcn. siop. a. n. .. 3J)$
Boston A A16snT...2n
C li. &Q. 106
Clun. San. A Cleve. 23
Eastern K. R 121
Eastern H. K. 8s ....128
JTllntftPereM. DIu. 93
Aleotican Con. com.. 15
Jlex.Clstnitg.bds. 86
N. y. A Mew lout... 44
Old colony 180
Wla.Central.com... 28J,
Qulney 63
Bell Telepnone 200
Boston Land ,
v, aler rower
famarack.... ......
San Diego
Santa Fe copper..
Business Notes.
The firm of Wright & Snyder has been dis
solved, James Snyder retiring.
These was no boom in any kind of business
yesterday. Tbe weather was held responsible.
It is again hinted that the Chartiers Oas
Company will pay dividends after January
The Union Electrical Construction Compa
pany has been dissolved, W. T. S. Dawson re
tiring. The good reports put out by the traction
companies failed to boom their stocks, but
they must have a good effect sooner or later.
The largest of 34 mortgages finished up yes
terday was for ti,i0Q. The smallest was for 1100.
Seven of the whole number were given for pur
chase money.
In 1866 John Harper was elected President of
tne Bank of Pittsburg, succeeding John Gra
ham. Mr. Harper has just been re-elected. He
entered the bank in 1832 as chief clerk.
Two or three gentlemen, supposed to be on
the inside, yesterday denied that the Pennsyl
vania Railroad peoole were buying property
downtown for a depot or any otherpurpose.
Builders are on the ragged edge. They
have been unable to do anything at excavating
so long it will bother some of them to fill con,
tracts. If they could collect damages from the
weather clerk the courts would soon be full of
such business.
The Pittsburg Indicator Advertising Com
pany and the American Manufacturing Com
pany have applied for charters. A limited
partnership between John Q. GuinlfF, William
C. Stelnert with James W. McFarland, special
partner, has been formed.
Advices from St. Louis say the members of
the Lead Trust will apply for an injunction to
restrain the Secretary of Btate from nullifying
the (.barters of tho lead companies pending an
appeal to the Sopreme Court concerning the
constitutionality of the anti-trust law.
The gross earnings of 152 railroads for Octo
ber were $46,168,096, an increase of $5,073,775
compared with tbe corresponding month of
last year, and tbe gross earnings of 133 roads
for tbe ten months ending October 3L 1889, were
$349,914,796, an increase of 28,638,605 compared
with the same period of 188.
Poor, Foolish Men.
This la onlythe second time in eight weeks that
I have had to polish my boots, and yet I had hard
work getting my husband to give up his old blackuig
brash, and the annoyance of having tho paste black
rag rub off on his pants, and adopt
AmaeEificeat Deep Black Pollah. whlchUst
on Men's bootsaweek.andonWomeii'ssiraeBtau
Steady Bains Have a Depressing In
fluence on Produce.
Owing to the Uncertainties of the Brazilian
OrwcE of PrrrsBUBa Dispatch,
Tuesdat. November 19, 1889.
Country Produce Jobblns Prices.
There is a growing firmness in cheese since
the factories began to close up for the season,
and prices for Ohio are a shade higher than
last week. The creamery butter situation Is
unchanged, but choice grades are firm. Good
country bntter is active at quotations. The
continued heavy rains have bad a depressing
influence on general produce trade. Potatoes
are very slow. Cabbage Iain the same boat.
There is some improvement in demand for
fancy apples since last week, but nothing like
activity In markets. In tropical fruit lines
Malaga grapes are very firm, as advices from
sources of supply indicate an unusually short
Btjttee Creamery, Elgin, 2S28Ke; Ohio
do, 2S26c; fresh dairy packed, 2224c; country
rolls. 2122c
Beaks Navy band-picked beans. $2 252 SO;
medium, 52 102 20.
Beeswax 28330c fl fi for choice; low grade,
Cider Sand refined, K S07 E0; common,
$3 604 00; crab cider. S3 00Q3 SO fl barrel;
cider vinegar, 1012c fl gallon. -
Chestnuts 55 0005 60 fl bushel; walnuts,
6070c 3) bushel.
Cheese Ohio. UllKc: New York, llKc;
Limburger, 9Kllc; domestic Sweitzer, lltH
13Kc; imported Sweitser, 23c.
Eogs 2324c fl dozen for strictly fresh.
Fruits Anples, fancy, 12 002 60 fl barrel;
grapes. Concords, 40ca basket: Bartlett pears.
So ft barrel: qmnces. S4Q5 fl barrel; cranber
ries. Jerseys, 12 50 per bushel box; Cape Cods,
box, $2 753 00; Malaga grapes, large barrel,
Game Squirrels, tl 75 f) dozen: quail, $3 5u
4 50 fl dozen; prairie chickens, S3 604 50 fl
dozeu: nheasanta, S3 5004 00 91 dozen: rabbits.
3035c a pair; venison saddle, 2022 fl pound;
venison carcass" 1012c fl pound.
Feathers Extra lire geese, 5060c; No. 1,
do. 40045c: mixed lots. 30035c B.
Poultry Chickens, old bens, 6570c; chick
ens, large, young, 6O05oc; chickens, small, 25
40c; ducks. 65C0c W pair: eeese, SI OOgl 10 fl
pair: live turkeys, 10011c fl lb.
Seeds Clover, choice, 61 to bushel. $5 00
5 3 Ifl bushel; clover, large English, ffifts, (550;
clover. Alsike. S8 00; clover, white. S9 00; timo
thy, choice, 45 fts, SI 50; blue grass, extra
clean. 14 Bs, 90c; Dine grass, fancy, 14 fts, SI 00;
orchard crass, 14 fts. SI 65; red top, 14 fts, SI 25;
millet, 60 Us, SI 00; German millet, 50 fts, SI 50;
Hungarian grass. 60 fts. 1 00; lawn grass,
mixture of fine grasses, S3 CO fl bushel of 14
TALI.OW Country, 4c; city rendered, 4J
Tropicai. Fruits Lemons, common, S3 60
04 00: fancy, J4 0005 00: Florida oranges, S3 60
4?3 75; bananas, 52 25 firsts, SI 50 good second.",
fl bunch; cocnanuts, S4 004 50 fl hundred:
ngs, 8K9c fl ft; dates, 6Kc fl ft; new layer
fljrs, 140J6Kc; new dates. 7Hc fl &
Vegetables Potatoes, from store, 50055c:
on track, 40045c; tomatoes, S101 25 fl bushel;
cabbages, 34 0005 00 a hundred; celery, 40c fl
dozen; Southern sweet potatoes, S2 2502 60;
Jerseys, S3 5003 75; turnips, SI 001 50 a bar
rel; onion", S2 a barrel.
Buckwheat Fxoub 2K2c ft pound.
Coffee Is the uncertain factory of grocery
trade. Markets in New York to-day were very
feverish. An advance of e on green coffee Is
reported. Thefutnreof trade is about as un
certain as the newBrazyiau republic. There
was, however, a very strong coffee market
previous to tbe revolution, and whatever comes
of the new movement in Brazil, present prices
will no doubt be sustained. A leadipg jobber
said to-day: "Higher priced coffee is an assured
fact, irrespective of Brazilian revolutions.
Dealers have been laying In large stocks for
the past few weeks in the faith of a rise. Our
customers have been duplicating orders for the
past ten days, and stock is moving out more
freely of lata than for mouths past; If Dora
Pedro had kept his seat on tbe throne arise
was bonnd to come about this time."
Green Coffee Fancy Rio, 2223c;
choice Rio, 2O021c; prime Rio, 20c; low grade
Rio, 18019c; old Government Java, 27c; Mar
acaibo, 2324c; Mocha, 28029c; Santos, 20
23c: Caracas, 21023c; peaberry, Rio, 230-.fl.Xc;
La Guayra, 2223c
Roasted (in Darersl Standard brandsSVe:
niga graues. zaurc; oiu unvernment Java,
bulk, 3132Kc;Maracaibo, 28K27Kc; Santos,
23028c; peaberry, SSJfc; choice Rio. 24JJc;
pilme Rio. 22c; good Rio, 21; ordinary, 20KC
Spices (whole) Cloves, 19020c; allspice, 10c;
cassia, 8c; pepper, 17c; nutmeg, 70080c.
Petboledm (jobbers' prices) 110 test, 7Jic;
Ohio. 120. 8Kc; headlight, 150, SXc; water
white, 10Kc: globe. 14014c: elaine, 14c; car
nadine, U)c; royallne, 14c; globe red oil. 110
inebs' Orx No. 1 winter strained. 40047a
ft gallon. Jjaxa ou, u&
Steues Com syrup. 28030c; choice sugar
syrup, 33038c: prime sugar syrup, 3033c;
strictly prime, 3335c: new manle syrup, 90c.
N. U. Molasses Fancy, 48c: choice, 46c;
medium, 43c; mixed, 40042c; choice new crop,
Soda Bl-carb in kegs, 80SJc; bi-carb In X'.
6c: bi-carb assorted packages, 606c; sal
soda in kegs, lc; do granulated. 2c.
Candles star, full weight, 9c; stearlnevfl
set. 83c; parafflne, 11012c.
Rice Head, Carolina, 607c: choice, 6Q
6c: prime, 5K6c: Louisiana, 56Vc.
Starch Pearl, 2c; cornstarch, 66c; gloss
starch, 407c.
Foreiqn Fruits Later raisins, S3 65; Lon
don layers, S2 90; California London layers,
S2 75; Muscatels, $2 25; California Muscatels,
S2 10; Valencia, 7c; Ondara Valencia, 808c;
suiiana,VKc; curranu,oi(90$.c; Mursey prunes.
4K5c: French prunes. 69c; Salonica
prunes, in 2-ft packages, 8c; cocoannts, fl 100,
16 00; almonds, Lan., ft ft, 20c; do, Ivica, 19c;
do, shelled, 40c; walnuti, nao, 12K15c; Sicily
flloerts, 12c; Smyrna figs, 12(jl3c; new dates,
606Kc; Brczil nuts, 10c: pecans, 11015c; cit
ron, ft ft, 19020c; lemon peel, fl A, 16c: orange
peel. 15c
ubied niinTS Appies, siicea, per m bc, ap
ples, evaporated. 9c; apricots, California, evap
orated. 14K16c; peaches, evaporated, pared,
26028c: peaches, California, evaporated, un
pared, 1921c; cherries, pitted,13J$14Kc; cher
ries, unpitted, 506c; raspberries, evaporated,
25K26Kc;.blackberries, 70Sc; huckleberries,
Sugars Cubes, 7Jc; powdered, TJac; granu
lated, 7c; confectioners' A, 7c; standard A,
7c: soft white, 6Kc;yellow,choice,606asc;
yellow, good, 66c: yellow, fair, 5c; yellow,
dark, 5Kc
Piosles Medium, bbls (1,200), 55 60; medi
um, half bbls (600), S3 25.
SALT N o 1. f( bbl, 9qc; No. 1 ex, fl bbl, SI 05;
dairy, fl bbl, SI 20; coarse crystal, fl bbl. SI 20:
HIggins' Eureka, 4-bu sacks, $2 60; Higgins'
Eureka, 16-14 & pockets, S3 00.
Canned Goods Standard peacbe, S3 000
2 25; 2ds, SI 6501 80; extra peaches, $2 402 60;
pie peaches, 95c; finest corn. SI 0001 SO; Hid Co.
corn, 75090c; red cherries. 90c31: Lima beans,
SI 20; soaked do, 85c: string do. 60065c: mar
rowfat peas, SI 1001 15; soaked peas. 70ouc;
pineapples. SI 4001 60; Bahama do, S3 75;
damson plums, 95c: greengages, SI 25;
egg plums, $2 00; California- pears. $2 60: do
greengages, SI 85: do egg plums, SI 85; extra
white cherries, S3 40; raspberries, 95cSl 10;
strawberries, SI 10; gooseberries, SI 301 40:
tomatoes. 85090c; salmon, 1-ft, Jl 6501 90;
blackberries, 65c; succotash, 2-ft cans, soaked,
90c; do green. 2-ft, SI 2501 50; corn beer, 2-ft
cans, S2 05; 14-ft cans, $14; baked beans, SI 45
1 50: lobster, 1-ft, SI 7501 80: mackerel, lib
cans, broiled, SI 60: sardines, domestic, Us,
S4 2504 60; sardines, domestic, K. M 750700;
sardines, imported, i Sll 60012 60, sardines,
imported, &, &18: sardines, mustard, S3 80;
saraines, spicen, w ou,
UFish Extra No. 1 bloater mackerel, S36 fl
ml.: extra No. 1 do. mess. 140: extra No. 1
Stackers!, shore, S32; extra No. 1 do, mess,
p 6: No. 2sbore mackerel, $24. Codfish Whole
Bollock. 4Kc $ &: do medium, George's cod,
c; do large, 7c: boneless hake, in strips, 6c: do
George's cod in blocks, 6K07JSC Herring
Ronnd shore. S4 60 fl bbl; split, S6 50; lake,
$2 75 fl 100-ft half bbl. White fish, S6 00 fl 100
ft half bbl. Lake trout, $5 SO fl half bbl. Fin
nan haddock, 10c ft ft. Iceland halibut, 13c fl
ft. Pickerel, X bbl. S2 00: bbl SI 10; Poto
mac hernng, S5 00 ft bbl, $2 50 f) X bbl.
OATHEA&-te 006 25 fl bbl.
Grain, Flour and Feed.
Receipts as bulletined at the Grain Exchange,
27 cars. By Pittsburg. Ft. Wayne and Chicago,
2 cars of bay, 2 of barley, 3 of com, 3 of flour.
1 of feed, 1 of middlings, 1 of oats. By Pitts
burg, Cincinnati and St. Louis. 1 car of wheat,
6 of hay, 1 of com, 2 of oats. By Pittsburg and
Lake Erie, 2 cars of hay, lot flour and feed, 2
of oats. Sales on call, 2 cars No. 2 white oats,
26ic6days,P.R.R.: 1 car extra 3 white oats.
25Jic,'6 days, P. R.R.; 1 car No. 2 yellow shell
corn. 41c5 dys,P. R.R. The cereal situa
tion is practically unchanged. The falling off
of receipts slightly Improves the tone of mar
kets, but there is large, room for further Im
provement before markets are in a satisfactory
Prices below are for carload lots oa track.
WHEAT-NewNo. 2 red, 8486c; No. 3, 860
Cork-No, 2 yellow, ear, tfc; kiga mixed
ear. 46g41c; No. 2 yellow, shelled. il941Jc: high
mixed, shelled, 40041c; -mixed, shelled, 40
Oats-No.2 white, 2702TKc; extra, JSo.8,
25M826c: mixed, 23X24c
Rye Ha 1 Pennsylvania, and Ohio, 50051c;
No. 1 Western, 48049c; new rye. No. 2 Ohio, 45
Floub Jobbing prices Fancy winter and
spring patents, S3 0005 60; winter straight,
S4 254 50; clear winter. $4 0004 25; straight
XXXX bakers', S3 503 75. Rya flour, S3 509
MaxLTEED Middlings, fins white, 3 000
16 50 fl ton; brown middlings, 113 00013 50:
winter wheat bran, SU 50011 75; chop feed,
115 50016 00- "".-
HAT-Baled timothy. No. L Sll 00011 25;
No. 2 do. S8 00010 00; loose from wagon. Sll 00
012 00. according to quality; No. 2 prairie bay,
S7 0008 00; packing do. 17 257 50.
Straw Oats. So 7507 00; wheat and rye
straw, S3 0006 25.
Under ordinary circumstances the drop in
hogs would depress provision prices; but such
is not the case. The reason given by packers
Is that markets had for some time been down
to bard pan. and margins of profit had already
been about wiped out in most provision lines.
Sugar-cured bams, large, lOJc; sugar-cured
hams, medium, lOKc: sugar-cured hams, small,
lljc: sugar-cured breakfast bacon, 9c; sugar
cured shoulders, 6c; sugar-cured boneless
shoulders.7c; sugar-cured California hams, 7c;
sugar-cured dried beef flats, 9c; sugar-enred
dried beef sets, 10c; sugar-cured dried beef
rounds, 12c: bacon shoulders. 6Jc: bacon
clear sides. TKc; bacon clear bellies, 7Kc; dry
salt snouiaera, oc: ury sail clear sides, tC
Mess pork, heavy. Sll 50; mess pork, family,
J12 00. Lard refined, in tierces, 6c; halt
barrels, 6c; 60-ft tuba. 6c; 2o-S palls, 6c; 50
ft tin cans. 6c; 3-ft tin pail, 6c: 5-ft tin palls,
6jKc; 10-ft tin pails, 6c; 6-ft tin pails,
6jc Smoked sausage, long, 5c; large, 5c.
Fresh pork links, 9a Boneless hams.l0a
Pigs feet, half barrel, S4 00; quarter barrel.
Dressed fifeats
Armour & Co. furnished the following prices
on dressed meat"; Beef carcasses, 430 to 650 fts,
5c; 550 to 650 fts, 6c; 650 to 750 fts. 6BXc
Sheep, 7c fl ft. Lambs; 9c fl ft. Hogs, &c
Fresh pork loins. 7c
When baby was sick, we gave her Castoria,
When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria,
When she became Miss, she clung to Castoria,
When she had Children.she gave them Castoria
No Disease More Easily Cured, by
the Physicians of the Catarrh
and Dyspepsia Institute, 323
Perm avenue, than Catarrh.
Their Constitutional Blood Medi
cines, made to suit the require
ments of each individual case,
strike at the root of the disease.
Sir. Gorman, residing at No. 1912 Fenn ave
nue, had ieen afflicted with Catarrh for seve
ral years. The mucus that dropped from his
head, into his throat caused him to be always
hawking and spitting. He had also much dis
charge from his nose and be was seldom with
out a cold. On September 16 he gave the fol
lowing statement for publication:
"This is to certify tbat I have been cured of
Catarrh, from which I had suffered for about
five years, by the pbysicans of tbe Catarrh and
Dyspepsia Institute. 323 Penn avenue.
Patbick Gobxait."
Whom 20 doctors said must die of consumption.
Her disease was caused by catarrh and was
cured by the physicians of the Catarrh and
Dyspepsia Institute. She lives on Kearsarge
street, near Virginia, on ilt Washington.
Treatment by Correspondence.
A system by which patients are successfully
treated at their homes by correspondence.
Ur. David West, of Prospect, Butler county.
an extensive farmer and a well-known dealer
in horses, suffered from catarrh and asthma for
15 years. His head, nose and throat was con
tinually stuffed up and had a "burning sensa
tion. He was so suffocated at nights that he
could not sleep, and there were wheezing
sounds from his lungs when be breathed. He
began treatment, and on November S he wrote:
"I have no stuffed-up feeling, or burning in
my nose and throat, no suffocation nights or
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As old residents know and back files of Pitt
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votine snecial attention to all chronic diteain.
MCDinilCahd mental diseases pnjwear
IMtnVUUOdecav. nervous debmty. laeioS" 1
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blotches, tailing hair, bones, pains, glandateel
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1IDIMADV kidney and Bladder dew
Unillnn Iimeuts, weak back, grave), i
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painful symptoms receive searcning;
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Patients at a dlsUnce as carefully treated aat
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