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THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, TUESDAY, MAHOH 19, l)B89. . ; ' T t i
SUfiYEY OF TRADE.
Active Movement of Butter and
Eass-Cheese Goes Slow.
LARGE SUrPLY OP MAPLE SYRUP.
Tussle of Balls and Bears at Last Sends
HESS POEK LOWERLAM) STEADY.
Office of Pittsburg Dispatch,!
Monday. ilrch 18, 1SS9. J
Everything that propitious weather could
do for trade has been done the past week.
It is a rare thing that a March week fur
nishes at much balmy weather as the week just
closed has done. There has been an active
moTement In butter, cges and cheese. The
greatest activity has been in butter, a fact
which is easily accounted for, as the oleomar
garine trade has practically ceased in the past
week or two in this city. Butter shippers have
found a large outlet for trad here, which was
closed against them until recently.
Pittsburg has been ono of the poorest butter
markets in the land for a year past, owing to
the failure to enforce laws against oleo. Kow
that the door has been closed against imita
tions of butter, it is opened wide for the genu
ine article, and hence trade in the latter has
been greatly stimulated. There has, however,
been no advance in prices. In fact, creamery
butter is off 1c per pound In the past week, s
prices were reduced that amount at Elgin on
Monday. The mild weather has had the effect
of easing prices of cegs, and rates are off lc
from Saturday last.
Contrary to common Lenten experience,
cheese is quiet, and this, in face of the fact
that supply is below the average at this time.
The old stock of Ohio cheese is not often as
well cleaned up at this season of the j ear as it
is now. New cheese begins to come in from
the West. Domestic swcitzer coes very slow,
and except for high grades holders are dis
posed to make concessions on prices. It has '
been' many years since cheese was as quiet at
this time of the year.
A hew Feature.
Among the new produce features of the week
has been heavy receipts of new maple syrup
from Geauga" and Trumbull counties, Ohio.
One Liberty street firm reports sales of nearly
1,000 gallons of home made nectar. A repre
sentative of Tuttle and Harmon Burton, Geau
ga, county, Ohio, who are among the largest
producers and traders in this line in the land,
was seen to-day by The Dispatch commercial
reporter. He reports tho season as having
been a very favorable one for gathering maple
syrup. Frosty nights and sunny days in Feb
ruary are regarded as the best weather for the
outflow of sap. The product of Geauga coun
ty for this season is estimated at 450,000 pounds
of sugar and 100,000 gallons of svrup. This
county stands first in this line. About 5 per
cent of its product finds its market in this city,
which is regarded a one of the best points for
their trade by producers.
In the line of vegetables anU fruit the week
closes without any sign of improvement in
trade. About as poor stuff as tradesmen can
operate in these times is the staple vegetable.
Potatoes, onions, cabbage, are no good, and ap
pear to be growing more so every neek. The
truth is there has been too much of everything
that farmers and gardeners raise the past sea
son. Now as the new crop begins to loom up
from the sunny South, the old is in less de
mand. A Tumble In Wheni.
In the line of cereals, the feature of the week
has been the big tumble in heat and the con
sequent drop in flour. While the wheat flurry
is to some extent speculative, bulls and bears
being in a life and death struggle for suprem
acy, there is no doubt that the drift ot things
is toward a loner level ot prices. Flour has
fallen 23c per barrel in tho week and is easj at
the decline. Holders of flour report more in
quiries in the past few dajs, and believe an ac
tive movement is near. The only active article
in cereal lines is shelled corn which is reported
In the early part of the week hog products
moved f reel v. but the active movement was not
sustained. There has Deen a decline of 40c per
barrel on mess nork since last Monday. Witb
this exception provisions are steady. Lard holds
its own at prices of last week. Looking all
along trade lines, it can be said in all good con-sci"-
o that the week shows some imorove
menr Jid a better tone to trade. There is.
honever, large room for further improvement
before trade is on a satisfactory basis.
LIVE STOCK MARKETS.
Condition of tho Market at the East Liberty
Office of Pittsbcko Dispatch, 1
Monday. March 18, 18S9. J
Cattxb Receipts, 1,660 head: shipments,
829 head. Market firm and 10 cents higher
than last week Two cars of cattle shipped to
New York to-day.
Hogs Receipts. 5,800 head: shipments, 4,600
head. Market slow; medium Philadelphia
$4 804 90; heavy hog, S4 754 80; pigs and
Yorkers $4 904 9a. Sixteen cars of hogs
shipped to New York to-day.
Sheep Receipts, 6,800 bead: shipments,
4,000 head. Market slow and 1525c lower.
The run of cattle was below the average.
One dealer who reported 15 loads last week re
ceived only 11 loads this week. Total receipts
were 26 loads. The grade was fully up to the'
average. "While there were no strictly prime
cattle in receipts a goodly number of 1.400 to
1,500-pound steers were on hand. The bulk of
those received weighed from L1C0 to 1,350. Prices
vary very little from last week. Thebestlirought
ic In a retail way. The general range for
L200 to 1,300 cattle was 3?c to 4c At latest ac
count stock was not all sold, notwithstanding
light run. Calves were in good supplv, but the
demand was equally good, and mbre could
have been sold. The run of hogs was light and
the demand was also light One dealer, who
had last week for sale close to 500 head, had
little above 300 head this week. Though the
run was light prices are a 6hade lower than a
Supplies of sheep and lambs varied little
from last week. Prices remain the same.
The best wethers brought 5Vc, the best lambs
The situation of markets is as follows: Cat
tle slow, run light: hogs slower on light run;
sheep and lambs in statu quo.
New York Beeves Receints. 1,900 head,
making 9.700 bead for the week; fresh arrivals
included 47 carloads for citj slaughterers di
rect, 33 carloads for the market, and 28 car
loads for a beef exporter; good cattle were a
shade firmer and higher, hut inferior and com
mon were barely steady, and the jards were
not cleired: medium to prime steers sold at
S3 80ffi4 40 per 100 lbs; extra and fancy do, $4 50
4 80; dry cows at Jl G03 00 fat bulls at $2 20
3 00 Sheep Receipts, 10,200 head, making
31.100 for the week; market dull and not all
sold, but a trifle firmer for choice vearling
lambs; sheep ranged from $3 50 to $3 ib per lOu
lbs, with a few extra lots at $5 75; lambs, $52o
760. Hogs Receipts, 9 700 head, making 2a,000
head for the week; market steady tor In c hogs
at 4 905 30.
Kansas Cmr Cattle Receipts. 1,816 head:
no shipments; best shipping grades active and
firm to a shade higher; medium dressed beef a
little slow, but about steady: cows5lCchigher;
stockers and feeding steers stcidyto strong;
good to choice cornfed, S3 904 10: common to
medium. S2 703 80: stockers and feeding
steer, SI 603 20; cows, fl 502 70. Hogs
Receipts, 2,640 head; shipments, 424 head;
market opened firm and 6c higher, closing weak
a shade lower: good to choice, $4 554 GO, com
mon to medium. $4 2584 45. Sheep Receipts,
L330 head; no shipments; market steady; good
to choice muttons, S4 254 50; common to me
dium. S3 503 90.
CHICAGO Cattle Receints, 9.000 head: ship
ments, 4,000 head; market steadier; choice
beeves, M O04 15: steers. S3 004 09, stockers
and feeders. S2 003 35; cows, hulls and mixed,
SI 503 00; Texas steers, S2 403 00 Hogs
Receipts. 17.000 bead; shipments. 6,500 head;
market weak: mixed, S4 604 80f heavy, S4 60
4 80: light, 54 7565 00; skips. .S3 304 3U. SheeD
Receipts; S.O00 head; shipments, 2,500
head: market strong: natives. S3 504 85: west
ern cornfed, Si 254 70: lambs,S4 404 75.
The Droiers' Journal special cablegram
from London quotes heavy supplies of homo
bred cattle: demand very weak and prices c
lower; top American beeves 12c per pound,
estimated dead weight.
St. Louis Cattle Receipts. 1.000 head; ship
ments, 200 head: market strong; choice native
steers, S3 804 40; fair to good do. S3 OOgS P0;
stockers and feeders. 103 15: rangers, corn
fed. S2 80503 40: grassf ed. SI 802 65. Hogs
Receipts. 3,600 head; shipments. 2.600 head;
market higher; choice heavy, 84 7584 85: pack
ing, H 604 75; light grades. S4 604 75.
Sheep Receipts, 200 head; shipments. 400
head; market steady; fair to choice. S3 004 00.
Buffalo Cattle" steady; receipts, 1.000 head
through, 2.000 sale; prime steers. S3 504 00,
mixed butchers, S2 503 25. Sheep and lambs,
receipts, 600 head through, 14.000 sale; sheep,
steady: good, S4 354 65; lambs active; good,
S5 S?5 85. Hors Receipts, 6.2U0 head through,
10,500 sale: market firm: mediums, Yorkers and
pigs. S5 00Q5 05.
CractKNATi Hoes dull and drooping; com
men and light. S3 75ffi4 70: packing and butch,
en', H 50S4 SO; receipts, 8,000 head; shipments.
MARKETS BY WIRE.
Wheat Still Dull and Lower on Reports of
a Financial Panle in Pari Hog
Products Active bnt Weak
Chicago The volnme of trading in wheat
to-day was rather light Largo floor traders
did but comparatively little, and other opera
tors awaited developments. Outside business
was" light The feeling wasalittlo unsettled.
The opening was stronger, and first sales were
at slightly higher prices. May opened &
higher, quickly turned on free offerings and
sold off lc, advanced Kc, then declined l?$c,
again advanced and finally closed o lower
than Saturday. Juno closed Jic lower and
July He lower. .
European markets were quoted dull ana
weaker, but probably the principal weakening
influence was the reported panicky feeling in
financial circles in Paris. There was some buy
ing on expectations of colder weather.
There was only moderate business in corn,
trading being largely local and fluctuations
limited to Jc range. The feeling developed
on the whole was rather easier, though prices
did not show much change compared with Sat
urday. A moderate business was transacted In oats,
and a steady feeling prevailed during the
greater part of the day with an appreciation of
Quite a good trade was reported In mess
pork, and prices fluctuated considerably with
rather free offerings. Early the market ruled
weak and prices receded 22K2oc Later the
market showed more steadiness and prices
w ere advanced 7K10c. but declined agam 10
15c and closed comparatively easy.
The lard market attracted very little atten
tion. The feeling was rather weak and prices
ruled 07Jc lower, and the market closed
quiet at reduction.
A lairlv active trade was reported In short
ribs. Prices decreased 57Kc on the whole
range, and the market closed quiet at Inside
The leading futures ranged as ioiiowk
Wheat-No. 2 Mav. S75-:0M73.95W6Xc:
Corn- No. 2 April. MWc; May,35$
35g35K35Xc; June. 3jK3oc.
Oats No. 2 May, 2.2oS2oSc;
June. 25ffl25Kc; July. 25.S5c.
Mess FOKK?per bbL-3lay. 12 17K12 17K
011 SiU&ll 90; June, S12 2012 2011 95
11 95; July. S12 25ffil2 2512 00L2 00.
Labd. per 100 Iks May, b 906 85; June.
S6 90$? 6 92k6 87K6 90; July, 6 956 97
SnbHT RIBS, per 100 Bs. May, S6 156 15
6 07J&i 10, June. S6 206 2066 156 15; July,
56 276 27KS6 20ffi8 20.
Cash quotations were as follows: Flour
dnll and unchanged: No. 2 spring wheat
91K9!c; No. 3 spring wheat nominal: No. 2
red, 94k94Kc No. 2 corn, 34K34Kc: No. 2
oats, 24c No. 2 rye. 43c Ma 2 barley,
nominal. No. 1 flaxseed, SI 53. Prime tim
othy seed. SI 40. Mess pork, per barrel,
SU 8511 9a Lard, per 100 lbs. S6 SO.
Short ribs sides (loose). SS 006 10. Dry salted
shoulders (boxed). $5 505 75. Short clear
sides (boxed),S6 506 62. bugars Granulated
unchanged. Receipts Flour, 10,000 bar
rels; wheat 10,000 bushels: com. 164,000 bushels:
oats. 100,000 bushels: rye, 2,000 bushels: barley,
27,000 bushels. Shipments Flonr. 4,000 bar
rels: wheat 11,000 bushels; corn. 111,000 bushels:
oats. 53.000 bushels; rye, 8,000 bushels; barley,
On the Produce Exchange to-day the butter
market was weaker; fancy creamery, 2526c;
choice to fair. 2021c; fine dairies 2021c; good
to choice, lSg'20c Eggs weak at 15c
New Yohk Flour heavy and lower to sell;
export business moderate. Cornmeal dull.
Wheat Spot dull and &lic lower and weak;
options KHC Iower witu a pressure to sell.
Rye quiet; Western. 5053c Barley quiet: un
graded Canada, 71677c Corn Spot steady
and moderately active; options dull andK
$c lower. Oats Spot dull and un
cuanged: options steady and quiet Hay
firm and fairly active. Hops quiet and
stead. Coffee Options steady: closed 515
points below Saturday; sales. 44,500 bags, in
cluding March and April, 16.7016.80c; May,
1G.75iS16.90c: June, 16.8517.00c; Julv, lb.95
17.05c: August 17.001710c; September,
17.1517.25c; October, I7.2517.30c; Novem
ber and December, 17.25fiH7.35c: January,
17.2517.40c; February, 17.3517.40c; spot
Rio easier and quiet; fair cargoes, 1SC
Sugar Raw stronger and more active; fair
refining. 6Kc; centrifugals. 96 test 5 15-166c;
refined firm and c higher With gooa demand;
C. 5?i6c; extra C, 6K66Jc; white extra C,
67-1869-16c: yellow. 6?i65c; off A, 6 9-16
7c: mold A. c; standard A, 7c; confection
ers A, 7c; cutloat, 85c: crnshed,8Vc; powdered.
TKc: granulated. TJc: cubes, 7c Molasses
Foreign strong 503 test 24c; New Orleans dull.
Rice steady. Cottonseed oil strong. Tallow
easier; city, 44 7-16c Rosin steady: strained
common to good, SI 151 20. Turpentine steady
and quiet at 52M53c Eggs dull and lower;
Western, 1313c Pork steady; old mess,
512 75; new mess, S13 50; extra prime, S12 75.
Cut meats quiet; sales, pickled bellies. 7c;
pickled shoulders, 5c; pickled hams, 910c
Middles dulL Lard easier and quiet; sales
Western steam, S7 227 22; city.Se 75; March.
57 20; April, $7 20; May, S7 -7 22. closing at
S7 21; June, $7 23: July, S7 2I7 25, closing at
S7 34; August, J7 26; September, S7 ZS. Butter
dull and easyjWestern dairy, 1321c: do cream
ery, 1827c; Elgins, 28c Cheese steady and
moderately active; Western, 9lIKc
CINCINNATI Flour dull and easy; family,
S4 004 15; fancy. $4 604 75. Wheat quiet;
No. 2 red. 95c: receipts, 1,000 bushels; ship
ments, none Corn barely steady; No. 2 mixed.
34c Oats in good demand and stronger; No. 2
mixed, 28c Rye easy; No. 2, 48c Pork quiet
at 512 50. Lard quiet at S6 75. BulkmeatsduU
and lower to sell; short ribs, S6 256 37.
Bacon lower; short clear, S7 62. Butter quiet;
fancy Elgin, 2930c; choice dairy. 1718c
Linseed oil in fair demand and steady at 55
67c Sugar in fair demand and firm: hard re
fined, TJSJic: New Orleans, 5ffi6c Eggs
weaker. Cheese firm.
Philadelphia Flour weak and irregular.
Wheat neglected by both speculators and ship
pers and prices of options closed nominally c
lower; high grades scarce and firmly held. Corn
Spot quiet but firm; nothing dome in futures.
Oats Car lots quiet but steady; futures dnll
and unchanged. Provisions quiet and steady.
Pork Mess, new, SI4 00: do prime mess. new.
513 50; do familv. S15 00: hams, 1012c Lard
Pure refined, 88c Butter dull and weak;
Pennysylvanla creamery, extra. 27c; Pennsylva
nia prints, extra, 28c Eggs quiet; Pennsylva
nia firsts, 1313c Cheese steady; part skims.
St. Louis Flour easy, but unchanged
Wheat opened firm and a shade better, but
soon dropped. May declining lc; later it react
ed, but again fell off and finished JJc below
CornCash active lor exports: No. 2. i&Ufimf
No. 2. cash. 24c: Mav. 2526c Rve dull!
No. 2, 42c Barley No market Flaxseed
quiet at SI 45. Provisions easy, but not lower.
MILWAUKEE Flour steadv. Wheat steady;
cash. 86c: Mav.87c: Jul, 87c Corn easier:
No. 3, 3132c Oats firm; No. 2 white. 27K2Sc
Rye stead); No. 1, 4IJc Barley steadv; No. 2,
57c Provisions easy. Pork, $11 75.' Lard,
56 77. Cheese steady; Cheddars. 11612c
Baltimore Provisions firm and unchanged.
Butter quiet and steady: western packed, 1SQ
23c: roll, 13i9c;creamcrv27?2Sc Eggs moder
ately actli e and easy at L!lic Coffee quiet
and easier; rio, fair. lb18Jic
Toledo Cloverseed active and higher; cash
and March. S5 05; April, $5 00; receipts, none;
shipments, 1,347 bags.
Loxdoii, March 18. The Marh LaneExprest,
in its weekly review of the British grain trade,
says: English wheat values are lower. It is
frequently impossible to effect sales. Prices in
Scotland are oven lower than in England.
The sales of English wheat dunng the past
week were 6L423 quarters at SOs 2d. against 77.-
228 quarters at 30s 6d during the correspond
ing week last year. Most toreign wheat fell 6d.
Flour is weak, although the supply of foreign
is moderate. In London barley has declined a
fraction. In the majority of country markets
prices have hardened. A larger quantity of
com causes weakness in some cases, while in
others prices are in sellers' favor. Oats have
improved 3dCd. The demand does not equal
the hopes of holders. Rye a trifle firmer. At
to-day's market English wheat was In moderate
request at last Monday's prices. Foreign was
weaker. There was no speculation. Flour was
unchanged. The recent arrivals are not satis
factory. Round corn was in fair retail request
at the very low prices accepted last Monday.
Flat corn was 3d cheaper on theaeek. There
was a very small fresh supply of oats and prices
New Yobk. March 18. The week opened
favorably in the drygoods market but less
activity is anticipated than developed last
week, fewer buyers being in the .market The
jobbing trade was specially less active in cotton
dress goods, because of an anction sale of 1,500
cases of west brook fine dress ginghams an
nounced for Thursday. Trade was fair In
other fabrics. With agents business tend to
improve as regard general demand. The tone
of the cotton goods market also improves in
consequence of the advance in low grade cotton
goods in sympathy with print cloths. Agents
to-day made the price of Amoskeag staple and
fancy ginghams Gfi ot Whlttenton dress
ginghims 6c net and spot flat-fold cambrics
were advanced He per yard.
New Yobk Pig iron steady. Copper de
moralized through reports from Paris; lake.
March, S13 25. Lead easier; domestic, S3 7a
Tin unsettled by depression in copper; straits.
MUM AS Afl OYSTER.
Just a Bint of the Biggest Real
Estate Dicker of Kecent Timei
A SUBUKBAN LANDMARK DOOMED.
Local Easiness Hen Favor the Enactment
of a National Bankrupt Law.
GEOEGIA S0LYISG THE COLOR PEOBLEM
A real estate dealer opened his mouth
wide enough yesterday to. say that he or
somebody else had just consummated a deal
amounting to probably $200,000, but he im
mediately retired into his shell, and not a
word of the particulars could be obtained.
The deal presumably relates to the com
pletion of the sale of a 250-acre tract of un
improved land in an eastern suburb, to which
reference was made a few days ago.
The Kelly mansion at Wilkinsburg one of
tho most venerable and interesting landmarks
In the vlllaga is doomed to demolition. It
stands almost in the center of Hay street, the
opening of which necessitates the destruction
of the old manse. Upon tho failure of Mr.
Kelly, about 1878, the house, with several hun
dred acres of land, became the property of the
National Bank of Commerce. After Mr.
Kelly's death, In 1881, by an arrangement with
the bank Jiis two daughters acquired the
right to occupy the house so long as
they lived. As this private agree
ment conflicted with the interests of the
borough, it was declared invalid, and
the house condemned. Being constructed of
bonlders gathered along the adjacent creek, its
removal is impossible. It will, therefore, be
The house has an interesting history. Erect
ed in 1796, it is one of the oldest buildings in
the county lacking bat seven years of round
ing out a century of existence. The first occu
pant was aVirginia gentleman, who resided in
it for many years. He was a planter and grew
laree quantities of tobacco, besides cereals, the
work being done by slaves, of whom'he owned
about 50. Some of these died on the place and
were buried there. Mr. Kelly then became
the owner, and occupied the house up to the
time of his death. Forty or 50 years ago it was
considered the finest residence in the county,
excluding Pittsburg. The inside finish is ele
gant and elaborate, but shows the effect of age.
It has been the scene of many a social gather
ing, which will be remembered by the survivors
of those who took part in them.
On January 1 several acres of land in the pro
posed borough of Edgewood were laid out in
building lots and put on the market They
were gobbled up so fast that on Saturday only
three or four of them remained unsold This
furnishes additional proof that the local real
estate market is on the j amp. The prices paid
for these lots 5500 to SLO00 were very reason
able, considering the big demand for them
The revival of the agitation for a national
bankrupt law is regarded favorably by Pitts
burg business men. One of them said yester
day: "It is just what the country needs. It
would do more than anything else to place
business on a solid footing. Seller and buyer
would know just where they stood. It would
increase the purchasing power of tho country
by at least 50 per cent As it is, business men
are at a disadvantage The insolvent laws of
the States differ so radically that even lawyers
do not understand them. To illustrate: A
Pittsburg iron manufacturer sold a large bill
to a customer in Iowa. Before the note
matured, the customer took the benefit of the
bankrupt law. The case was turned over to
our lawyer who found himself compelled to
employ an Iowa attorney to manage the case.
This was not only expensive, but it consumed a
great deal of time A general bankrupt law
would do away with this difficulty. The law
being the same everywhere, would soon become
familiar to the legal fraternity, as well as to
business men. I hope such pressure will be
brought to bear upon Congress as will compel
that body to pass the law."
A prominent Georgian, who is now in the
city, remarked yesterday that the business re
vival in that State was still in full swing. He
said: "New enterprises are starting up in al
most every town, while old ones are being
strengthend by additions of facilities and
capital. Iron, coal and coke are the leading in
dustries, and they are being worked for all
there is in them. Northern skill and capital
are at the head of some of the large concerns,
but others are being successfully managed by
Southern men backed by Southern money.
Georgia is acknowledged to be the leading
Southern State in productive energy andcapac
ity. Governor Brown, old as he is, is the leader
of the progressive element of the population,
while Senator Colquitt, who preached in East
Liberty Sunday night, marshals the conserva
tives. But we pay very little attention to poli
tics. Business is everything. The race ques
tion is solving itself. The colored people have
developed wonderfully in the past few years.
As they become educated they get a better
understanding of their duties as citizens. The
result is they are less clannish than in any
other Southern State, and more industrious.
We help them both with money and advice.
The two races are working side by side with
out the least friction."
;The building inspectors of Philadelphia are
in hot water, and their removal is demanded
by a committee of the City Councils. Among
the accusations against them is the following:
"They have permitted the law to be violated,
until to-day the acts of Assembly and ordi
nances of Councils have become, practically, a
dead letter, so that our city, in many sections,
is being built up in such a manner as to be very
little more than a tinder box, only waiting a
spark of fire to spread disaster in every di
rection." It is only fair to say that the in
spectors deny the charges, and say their ac
cusers don't know anything about the business.
KEC0TEES LOST GE0UND.
Westln(thone Electric Slakes n Spnrt That
bnrprlses the Brokers.
Westinghouse Electric came up smilingly
yesterday and recovered nearly all of its lost
ground. This was as great a surprise to the
brokers as tho break had been. The first sale
was at 534 Then quickly followed 55, 55K and
56. In the afternoon the first sale was at 56
and the last at 56, Friends of the compiny
wore jubilant over the change and renewed
their talk of 75 some going as high as 90 Phil
adolphia Gas was stronger, selling at 33U. 1 he
Tractions were slightly firmer. Central going
in a small way at 24K. Switch was f reel v offered
at 213. with a sale at thst price. The rest of
tho list was without special feature.
I . MOnMNG. AFTERNOOV.
STOCKS ,' Hid. Asked. Bid. Asked.
ChartlcrsyallcTOas. 4S 50
W est Vlrglnta N. Gas. .... S3
Philadelphia Co MM 38V 38 tsH
Wheellnr Gas Co . Mfc 30
CentralTractlon 24 I4)i 2
Citizens' Traction 69 70 69 70
WestlnghoiiseElectric. ... 56 KM MjJ
V. Switch JfcSIgnalCo. 20 .... 21 22
1W.AC.K. K. 8K
Tho morning sales were 10 shares of Philadel
phia Gas at 3SK, 15 Electric at 53K 114 at 55,
185at55K.200s.o.S0at55K, and 175at56.
.. rm. ...... 1M.1l.nU 171.a4l. ..
in too aiwrawwi iw oui ca jieuirjc wem ai
inr nt Klectnc went at 56k and 60 at 56Vf.
The total sales of stocks at New York yes
terdav were 324,296 shares, including: Atchison,
3.575;" Delaware, Lackawanna and Western,
14.100: Erie. 8,150: Lake Shore, 9,195; Louisville
and Nashville, 6.396; Missouri Pacific.24,915;
Northwestern, 32,930; orthern Pacific pre
ferred. 4,750; Reading. 31.810; Richmond and
West Point. 6,425: St Paul, 20.455; Texas Pa
cific,7,415; Union Paciflc,l4,063; Western Union,
B0EE0WEE8 COMING OUT.
The French Copper Panic Affecting the
Locnl Money Market.
There is increasing tightness in the money
market, due, mainly, to the embarrassed
French copper syndicate drawing large sums
from this country to bolster up the losses.
The result of this on the local market Is that
discount rates are firmer and shading less
frequently resorted to. There was a fair bor
rowing demand yesterday, indicating anlm
Erovement in the business situation. Counter
usiness was of fair proportions, depositing
being the feature, as is always the case on
Monday, The clearing home statement was
favorable, the exchanges amounting to 2,288,
177 94 and the balances to 312,971 89.
Money on call at New York yesterday was
easy at 202K per cent, last loan 2, closed
offered at 2. Prime mercantile paper, 4K
Sterling exchange dull but steady at H 85JJ
for 60-day bills, and H 88 for demand.
Closing quotations in New York furnished
The Dispatch by Robinson Bros.. Wood
street Local dealers charge a'commlssion of
an eighth on small lots:
tl. S. 4Ks. reg iroai08X
U 8 4g coups 'EtJS
U. S.4sTreK.... 12S4ai2 ,
U. S. 4s. 1907. QOips 1MM130
Currency, epercent 1893 rez 1
Currency, Bpercent 1898 reg. 123
Currency, 6percent, 1897reg 128.
Currency, 6percent, 1898 reg l-3
Currency, Bpercent 1899 re Ut
The markot for Government and State bonds
NEW York Bank clearings. 177,159,952; bal
Boston Bank clearings, 517.860,210; balances,
$1,736,933. Money 2 per cent.
BAlvriMORi Bank clearings, $2,211,571; bal
Philadelphia Bank clearings, $11,417,969;
Chicago Money firm and unchanged. Bank
St. Loots Bank clearings, $3,738,876; bal
WEAK AND DULL.
The Stock Flurry Una a Depressing Effect
The oil market opened weak yesterday In
sympathy with stocks. The fear of a squeeze
in money also bad a depressing influence. The
opening price was 89. and the market hung
between that and 89 until the last hour,
when it sold down to 89. There was a rally
just before the close to 9J, which were the
final figures. A wide-awake operator said he
looked for a lower level of values to-day. It
was his opinion that the market would fall to
about 88 and fluctuate between that and 90 for
some time. New York and Oil City sold nearly
all day. Trading here was light
The roHo-irinp: table, correeiea Dy Ve Witt Dll
worth, broker In petroleum, etc.. corner fifth
avenue and Wood street, Pittsburg, shows the
order of fluctuations, etc.:
Time. Bid. Ask. Time. Bid. Ask.
Opened 89K Sa's 12.45 p. it.... 89) S9H
10.1SA. M.... 8aJ 89JS LOOP. It... 89)4 83H
10 30A.M.... 89V my, 1-.15P. M.... 89 89!4
10.45 JU It.... 89H (art. 1:30 p. u.... 8SH 89)1
110 A. H.... 893 89$ 1.45 F. M.... S9H 89H
11:15A.M.... 81 W, 2 OOP. M.... 8954 89M
11:A. II.... h 89 Z.15P. M.... 8.1S 8-lK
11:45a. M.... 89'4 89M 2 JO P. II.... 83 89
12:00 M SDH 89K 2 45 P.M.... 89M 89H
12:25F. M.... 89 S1H Closed 89H
12 30 P. M.... 83 8JH
Opened. 89c; higher 89,Tc, lowest. 89Xei
Dslly run 5L807
Average runs...., 45,057
Dally snmmentt 86,805
Average shipments 77,007
Dallv cnarteri - 65,714
Average charters 5524
New York closed al-83ic
Oil City closed al S9c
Bradrora closed at 8914c.
Mew YorK. renned. Jc
London, reflned, 5.
Antwerp, renned, 16X&
Other Oil Markets.
On. Crrr. March 18 National transit cer
tificates opened at 89c; highest, 90c; lowest,
89c; closed. 89c
Bradford. March 18. National transit cer
tificates opened atS9c; closed at 89Kc; high est,
89c: lowest. 69c.
TrrrrsviLLE. March 18. National transit cer
tificates opened at 89c: highest, 89c; lowest,
S9c: closed, 89c
New York. March 18. Petroleum opened
steady at 89Kc A decline of c in the early
trading was followed by a rally, but in the
afternoon the market declined again and closed
weak at SOJJc. Sales, 550,000 barrels.
A. B. McGrew t Co. quote puts, 88c; calls,
Real Estate Transactions a Big Fentnre of
Black & Balrd, No. 95 Fourth avenue, sold to
Mrs. Alice Hannigan for George A. Lashell, of
Lashell & Rankin, a two-story frame dwelling,
being No. 12 Fayette street, Allegheny 'city,
with lot 22x100 feet, for $3,500.
Lashell & Rankin, No. 67 Fonrth avenue, sold
for Anderson heirs No. 25 Diamond street, lot
15x90, with four-stoned brick dwelling and
storeroom, to D. P. Black for $14,000 cash.
They also sold for R. B. Kendall et al. four lots
in Coranpolis to John R. Lashell for $1,350.
W. A. Herron & Sons sold lot No. 55 Ruet
plan, 22x100, for $300 on easy payments.
Samuel W. Black & C0..N0. 99 Fourth ave
nue, sold for Mrs. Mary Fogerty foi $1,500 a
two-story, four-room brick dwelling, with lot
12x36 feet, situate No. 13 Giststreet, Fourteenth
James W. Drape A Co. sold the property of
the late Captain J. T. Stockdale, on North ave
nue, Allegheny. The figures, in the mean time,
are private, but they approximate $20,000 cash.
Baltcnsperger d. Williams, 154 Fourth avenue,
sold tor Andrew Lennox nine lots in the Robert
Arthur plan. Tenth ward, city, upon which the
purchaser, a prominent capitalist, will erect
eight 2-story brick dwellings at once.
Wall Street Depressed br the Gravity of the
Situation Abroad and Stories of
Kate Catting nt the West
New York, March 18. The stock market
to-day, after a strong opening, was weak and
active throughout the session, and, under the
lead of the Grangers, everything is materially
lower than on Saturday. The market turned
to-day on the gravity of the situation abroad
and the further trouble over rates in the West,
and although there was a confident feeling at
the opening the selling soon began, and the de
clines which were then inaugurated ceased
onlv with the close of business. The early
rumors from Fans and London stated that the
Soclete des Metax had stopped payment, that
the Comptoire d'Escompte had been placed In
the hands of a receiver, and that copper bad
had a marked fall since Saturday. These
ptories met with a feeble denial, but were sub
stantially corroborated before the decline had
made much headway, and while It was later
stated that the Comptoire d'Escompte was
meeting all its obligations the feeling was very
Modes of cutting of rates by the Rock Island
were the principal elements of discord in the
dlpatches from the West, but this was supple
mented by free selling of all the Western
stocks, especially by Chicago, and an operator
from that center was openly giving out selling
orders. The railroad earnings for the second
week in March reported show gains with but
one exception, but the good news of whatever
sort had no effect whatever In tho discouraged
state of mind prevalent in the room. The
Grangers were the chief feature. Only St
Paul was helped up to any extent, while
the losses among the others ranged from 2o 4
Eer cent, with Atchison, Burlington and Rock
sland most prominent Missouri Pacific be
came the leader of the downward movement in
the afterpoon, however, and had soon caught
np with the others. New England and Pacific
Mail wcro the only stocks outside the West
erners which showed any special weakness, but
the decline reached all portions of the list and
no strength developed anywhere in the list
Tho specialties and low-priced shares were
comparatively quiet although Big Four, Chi
cago Gas and Short Line were weak. The
opening was made at advances extending to
per cent but the Grangers felt the pressure im
mediately and Rock Island was the first to
give way, followed before noon by Burlington
and Quincy and Texas Pacific There were a
few slight rallies in the forenoon,but they were
of short duration and amounted to nothing.
Missouri Pacific became the leador after 12
o'clock, but Atchison followed, and on a very
large business the losses in those stocks be
came unusually prominent There was another
halt toward delivery hour, but in the last hour
the decline was resumed with all its force and
the market closed active and very weak at the
lowest prices ot the day. Everything on the
list is lower, bnt the most important losses
were: Atchison, 3; Missouri Pacific, 3; Bur
lington and Quincv. 3; Rock Island. 2J;
Northwestern, 1J& -New England, 1; Texas
Pacific and Pacific Mail,l each, and Short
Line and Chicago Gas 1 per cent, with others
Railroad bonds were somewhat mora active,
and showed more feature than usual last week,
and while the market was heavy it showed no
marked movements like those in shares. The
sales were only $1,432,000. but to that amount
Texas Pacific seconds contnbuted $169,000, the
firsts $106,000, and the Denver and Rio Grande
Western assented bonds $105,000. Almost every
thing is lower, but there was some irregularity
and a few marked advances were recorded. The
declines include Texas Pacific firsts 2. atbfl, and
South Carolina firsts 2, at 93. The important
advances were Denver and Rio Grande 5s 1,
to 82; Louisville and Nashville trust 6s 1, to
112U; Chattanooga firsts to 133; Duluth and
Manitoba firsts to 108; Western Pacific 6s
2. to 115. and others Smaller amounts.
The following table snows the prices of active
stocks on the New York Stock Exchange.
Corrected daily for The DisPATCff by Whit
ney & Stephenson, nfembers of New York
Stock Exchange, 67 Fourth a venne:
Onen- High- Low- in
In it. est est Bids.
Am. Cotton OIL Wi .... .... MH
Atch., Top. & D. F.... 49 49)4
Canada Southern 51 K 51
Central of New Jersey. 83 93M
Chesapeake & Ohio ... ISM IB!
C, Bur. & Quincy..... 98 M
C, Mil. at St. Paul.... Wi 62
C, Mil ftbt. p., pf., 98 SSH
V., KockL 4P 91. 93
o.. st. l. & ntts
c, st. v.. m. & o 3i sn
C. St. P..M. & O.. of. 91 ViV.
C. & Northwestern.. ..1MJ 101
ime iv onn western, pc
U C. C4I 70K m
Col. Coal & Iron 3 31
Col. & Hocking Val .. 2H Wi
Dei., L. &W I3S 138
Del. 3b Hndson 13014
Denver & Jtio U., of... 43 43M
E.T., Va.&Ua 9J4 914
K. T Va, & Ga., 1st pr
E. T.. Va. &Ga. 2dpf.
Illinois Central 109 109
Lake Erie A Western
Lake Erie & West. pr. . 53)4 63K
Lake Shore AM. 3.. .10014 VH
Louisville ft Nashville. MH 599
lo., K.. &Texa
Missouri Pacific 69"4 69M
V.. L. E. Jt V 27a 21
S-Y.. C. AStL :
N. Y4XJ. K 4414 44
. y., O. W 18 18
Norfolk Weatem, pf 488 49
Northern Pacific 2o 25
Northern Pacific pref. 59)i 89
phlo&illjjisslppl..... 21 21
Oregon Transcon 32)4 32!
PaciflcMall S8 36
Peo. Dec. & Evans 23 23
I'hlladel. & Heading.. 44 itH
Pullman Palace Car .19J 193
Richmond W. P. T.. 2454 !4X
KIchmond&W.P.T.pf 79 79
St. Paul Duluth
St. Paul & Duluth pf.
St P., Minn. &Man... 98M 98S
St.L. &Bftn jrran 21i 4)4
St. L.. 4 San Fran pf.. 56H 57SJ
St. L. 4 San F.lst pf.
Texas Paelfle 19 19
Union Pacific 63 63f
Wabash uu 13U
ibash preferred 25 25
Western Onion 85V 80S
Wheeling Jfc li. E C334 63H
American Producers Likely to Suffer From
Competition In Netherlands India.
The United States Consul at Batavia, Java,
says: A trial consignment of 2,000 cases of Rus
sian petroleum has been landed at this port,
and 10,000 cases have also been received by the
same firm at Sourabaya. This experiment has
been discussed for two years or more, hut it
was not until the last of November that the
project took the practical form above indi
cated. Sales of part cargoes were made easily
at 3,625 guilders per case, while the American
article was quoted at 8.65 guilders per case only.
No other importer has, up to the present, fol
lowed this example, as it is too early vet to
learn the result of the experiment Should
the oil prove, however, sufficiently satisfactory
as to meet the needs of the native population,
with whom cheapness is the most powerful ar
gument the interests of American producers
in this line are likely to suffer from a competi
tion which, until now, has been absent from
one ot their best markets in the East.
Next to piece goods, petroleum has be
come of preponderating importance In the
import trade, as there is scarcely any other
country where the use of this oil has extended
with such rapidity as in Netherlands India,
At all events, the contrast with British India
is marked, for that immense territory, with its
100,000,000 population, does not consume, on an
average, more than three-quarters of a liter per
person, while Java's 27,0u0,000 only require 3
liters at least on an average for each person.
In 1886 the import for Netherlands India was
17,467.560 gallons, and in 1887, 15,661,800 gallons,
while the amount received for the past year
also promises to reach the latter figure.
The Rnmora From Paris Sends the Market
Boston, March 18. Tbestockmarketopened
quiet and a trifle firmer. Intimation or finan
cial troubles in Paris gave a turn to the market
which sent it down rapidly. Atchison lost 3(,
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy 3, and Bos
ton ana .Montana Alining 4.
Atch. 4 Top. K. K..
Rutland preferred.. 37
Calumet A Uecla....218
Hell Telephone 225
Water Power 3f
San Diego 25
V.. is. AVI.
iinn. Ban. s ueve. -z'4
Eastern R. K 82
Eastern K. It 6s 125
Flint & Fere M. prd. 98
Mexican Cen. com.. 13)4
ii. Y. ANewEns... 42X
N. Y.&NewEng 7S.126H
Old Colony 170)4
Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, fur
nished by Whitney & Stephenson, brokers. No. 57
Fourth avenue. Member New York Stock Ex
change. Bid. Asked.
Pennsylvania Kallroad 54 M)
Beading Railroad 21 13-18 21
Buflalo, Pittsburg and Western 11 12
Lehigh Valley 53iJ 63
Lehigh Navigation HJi 52)4
Allegheny Valley bonds 11334
U. Co. 'a New Jersey 227
Northern Pacific 24$ 25)4
Northern Pacific preferred 58)4 f&M
New York. March 18. Mining stocks
closed: Amador. 100: Caledonia B H, 290; Con
solidated California and Virginia, 837;
Commonwealth, 500: Deadwood T, 150; Eureka
Consolidated, 125; El Cnsto, 115; Homestake,
L012; Horn Silver, 105: Iron Silver. 340; Mu
tual. 140; Ontario, 3,400; Plymouth, 12:. Savage,
275; Sierra Nevada, 305; Standard, 100: Silver
Cord, 105: Union Consolidated, 870; Yellow
St. Loots Wool unchanged and little
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New Farm and Garden Products Are
Displacing the Old.
THE WEATHER EASES EGG MARKET
Ear Corn Weak and Lower, Shelled in De
mand, Oats Firmer.
PL0UE JOBBERS DISPOSED TO CUT
Office of the Pittsbuko dispatch, J
Monday. March 18, 1889. J
Country Prodnce Jobblne Prices.
The Week is not far enough along to famish
reliable pointers in produce lines. The mild
weather of the past week has weakened prices
of eggs. To-day the best in market can be had
at lie in job lots. A single case is sold at 15c
Florida cabbage begins to come in freely, and
old stock is hard to sell at any price. "Old
things are passing away." The time is near
when last season's stuff must take a back seat.
The farmers who disposed of their stock last
fall were wisest. A leading commission mer
chant said to day: "I laid in a good supply of
vegetables and fruits last fall, in the. faith that
in the early spring things would be scarce and
I would reap a nice profit. This season, how
ever, has upset all caculatlons." Prices are no
better than in the fall, on some , things not as
good. A large percentage in some lines has
been lost by rot. Taking the season's trade all
through the majority of produce men have
been losers. It has been the worst season on
record for the dealer who bad capital and in
vested it in produce in the fall.
Butter Creamery.Elgin, 3031Kc; Ohio do,
262Sc; fresh dairy packed, 2U23cj country
roll'. 2023c; Chartiers Creamery Co. butter,
Beaks Choice medium, $2 002 10: choice
peas, 2 052 IS.
Beeswax 2?25c ft forcholce; low grade,
Cider Sand refined, $6 S07 50; common,
S3 504 00; crab cider. & 008 50 $1 barrel;
cider vinegar, 1012c $ gallon.
Cheese Ohio cheese, fall make. 12t312Kc:
New York, fall make, 12K13c: Limburger,'
llc; domestic oweuzer cneese, n4(guz4c.
Dried Peas SI 451 60 bushel; split do,
22j35$c 9 ft-
Eggs He dozen for strictly fresh.
Fruits Apples, $1 502 00 .barrel; evap
orated raspberries. 26c ft ft; cranberries, $8 00
f? barrel; 82 402 50 per bushel.
Feathers Extra live eeese, 6060c; No. 1
do . 4015c; mixed lots, 3035c fl ft.
Hominy 52 652 75 barrel.
Honey New crop, 1817c; buckwheat, 13
Potatoes Potatoes, 8540e fl bushel; 52 50
2 75 for Southern sweets; S3 253 50 for Jer
Poultry" Live chickens, 6575e pair;
dressed chickens, 1315c ft pound; turkeys, 13
15c, dressed, Wpound; ducks, live, 8085c jfl
pair; dressed, 18Uc $ pound; geese, 1015c
Seeds Clover, choice, 62 lbs to bushel. 56 9
bushel; clover, large English. 62 Bs, 56 2o;
clover, Alsike, 58 50; clover, white, 59 00; timo
thy, choice. 45 fts. Si 85; blue grass, extra clean,
14 It.', SI 00; bine grass, fancy, 14 fts, SI 20:
orchard grass, 14 ft. 52 00; red top, 14 fts, 51 00:
millet, 50 fts, SI 25; German m'llet, 50 fts. 52 00;
Hungarian grass. 48 fts, 52 00: lawn grass, mix
ture of fine grasses, 25c per ft.
Tallow Country, 4k5c; city rendered,
Tropical Fruits Lemons, fancy, S3 00
3 50 box; common lemons, 52 75 5? box; Mes
sina oranges, $2 503 60$ box;Floridaorani;es.
53 504 60 $ box; Valencia oranges, fancy, 56 50
7 50 $ case: Malaga grapes, 59 0010 CO $
per keg; bananas, 52 00 firsts: 51 oO, good
seconds. $ bunch; cocoanuts, S4 004 50 ft
hundred: new figs, 1214c $ pound; dates, 5
6Kc $ pound.
Vegetables Celery. 4050c doz. bunches;
cabbages, 53 0U4 00 ft 100; onions, 60c $ bushel;
Spanish onions, 7590c ft crate; turnips, 30
40c $ bushel.
Green Coffee Flancy Rio, 2122c; choice
Rio, 2021c: prime Rio, 20e; fair Rio, 18K19c;
old Government Java, 27c; Maracaibo, 22023c;
Mocha. 3031Kc; Santos.;i922Kc; Caracas
coffee, 20K22c; peaberry, Rio, 20K22c; La
Roasted (In papers) Standard brands, 24c;
high grades, 2C28c; old Government Java,
balk, 32K33Kc; Maracaibo, 2728Kc;Santos,
2324c; peaberry, 27c; peaberry Santos, 2221c;
choice Rio, 25c: prime Rio, 23c; good Rio,
22Jc; ordinary, 21$c
Spices (wliole Cloves, 2125c; allspice, 9c;
cassia, 89c; pepper, 19c; nutmeg, 080c
Petroleum (jobbers' prices) 110 test. 7c;
Ohio, 120. 8Kc; headlight. 150, 8Kc: water
white, 10c; globe, Kc; elaine, 15c; camadme,
llKc; royaline; 14c.
syrups corn syrups, X8a)c; cnoice sugar
syrup, 3338c; prime so gar syrup, 3033c;strict-
lyprime, 33S5c; new maple syrup, Sll 10.
npnme, d3c; new maple syrup, sieii 10.
N. O. Molasses Fancv. 60c: choice. 48c: me
dium. 45c: mixed, 4042c
Soda Bi-carb in kegs, 3M4c; bi-carb in Xs,
5c: bi-carb, assorted packages, 56c: sal
soda in kegs, lc; do granulated. 2c.
Candles Star, full weisht, 10Kc: stearine,
per set, 8Xe; parafiSne, ll12c
Rice Head, Carolina. 77ic; choice, 6Ji
7c; prime, 5j&6Vc; Louisiana, 56Kc.
Starch Pearl, 3c; cornstarch, 5:7c; gloss
Foreign Fruits Layer raisins, $2 65; Lon
don lavers. S3 10; California London layers,
52 50; Muscatels, 52 25: California Muscatels;
51 85; Valencia, new, 67c; Ondara Valencia,
5Ji7Kc; sultana, 8c; currants, new, 4JS5c;
Turkey prunes, new, 45c; French prunes,
8J13c: balonlca'prunes, in 2ft packages, 8c;
cocoanuts, per 100, 56 00: almonds, Lan., per ft,
20c; do Ivica'19c: do shelled, 40c; walnuts, nap.,
12k15c; Sicily filberts, 12c: Smyrna figs, 12
16c; new dates, 56c; Brazil nuts. 10c;
pecans, llglSc; citron, per ft, 2122c; lemon
peel, per ft, $1814c; orange peel, 12c.
Dried Fruits Apples, sliced, per ft, 6c;
apples, evaporated, Ri64c; apricots, Califor
nia, evaporated. 15lsc; peaches, evaporated,
pared, 2223c; peaches, California, evaporated,
unpared, 1012c; cherries, pitted, 2122c:
cherries, unfitted, 56c; raspberries, evapor
ated, 2424Uc; blacKberries, 78c; huckle
sugars cubes, 734c; powdered, tjjc; granu-
7to?fcc; jreuuw, (juuu
oc; yeiiuw, war, .au.
Pickles Medium, bbls. (1,200), S4 75; me
diums, half bbls (COO), S2 85.
Salt-No. 1 $ bb), 95c; No. 1 ex, W bbl, SI 05;
dairy, 13 bbl, SI 20; coarse crystal, W bbl, 51 20;
Higghvs Eureka, 4 ba sacks, 52 80; Higgin's
Eureka, 16-14 ft pockets, S3 00.
Canned Goods Standard peaches. SI SO
1 90; 2ds, SI 301 35: extra peaches, SI 501 90;
pie peaches, 90c: finest corn, 51 001 50; Hfd.
Co. corn, 7090c; red cherries, 90cgSl 00; lima
beans, SI 10; soaked do, 85c: string do do. 75
85c; marrowfat peas, SI 101 15: soaked peas,
7075c; pineapples, SI 401 50; Bahama do,
S2 75; damson plums, 95c: greengages, 51 25;
egg plums, 52 00; California pears, 52 50; do
greengages, 52 00; do egg plums. J2 00: extra
white cherries, S2 90; red cherries, 2fts, 90c;
raspberries, SI 151 40; strawberries, SI 10:
gooseberries, 51 201 30; tomatoes, 8292c;
salmon. 1-ft, SI 752 10; blackberries. 80c; suc
cotash, 2-ft cans; soaked, 90c; do green, 2fts,
SI 251 60; corn beef, 2-ft cans, SI 75; 14-ft cans,
513 50: baked beans, SI 401 45; lobster, 1 ft,
SI 751 80; mackerel, 1-ft cans, broiled, SI 60;
sardines, domestic, U, 54 154 50; sardines
domestic. s, 58 258 50: sardines, imported,
iie. 511 5012 50rsardines, imported, K.18 00;
sardines, mnstai d, $4 00; sardines, spiced. 51 25.
Fish Extra No. 1 bloater mackerel, S36 3
bbl.: extra No. I do, mess,S40; extra No. 1
mackerel, shoie, 532; extraNo.ldo.mesed,S36;
No. 2 shore mackerel, 524. Codfish Whole
pollock, 4c ft ft ; do medium George's cod,
6c: do large, 7c; boneless hake, in strips, 6c; do
George's cod in blocks, 6K7Kc Herring
Hound shore. 55 00 bbl.; split, 57 00: lake 52 50
100-ft. half bbl. White fish, S7 y 100-fi. half
bbl. Lake trout, 55 50 half bbl. Finnan
hadders. 10c f? ft. Icelanu bilibut. 13a V ft.
Buckwheat Flour 222f $ ft.
OATMEAL SS 306 60 bbl.
Miners' OIL No. 1 winter strained, 6S60c
gallon. Lard oil, 75c.
Grnln, Flonr and Feed.
Total receipts as bulletined at the Grain Ex
change, 37 cars. By Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and
Chicago, 3 cars of oats, 1 of barley, 1 of bran,
13 of hay, 5 of flonr, I of feed, 1 ot straw. By
Pittsburg. Cincinnati and St. Louis, 3 cars of
hay, 3 of corn, 1 of bran. By Pittsburg and
Lake Erie, 2 cars of hay, 1 of bran. By Pitts
burg and Western, 1 car of corn, 1 of feed.
There were no sales on call. Ear corn shows
weakening tendencies. Shell corn is scarce
and in good demand. Oats are firm. A lead
ing jobber of flour received advices from Min
neapolis this morning with the statement that
wheat there bad dropped 10c per bushel and
floor 40c per barrel in the past 30 days. There
is general complaint here that jobbers of flour
are disposed to cut rates on the first symptoms
of weakening markets. Long before the last
drop this cutting was going on. Jobbers com
plain that while they suffer loss upon the first
sign ot a drop, they fail to reap the benefit of
WHEAT Jobblngprlces No. 2 red, SI 13
1 01: No. 3 red. 91USc
Corn No. 2 VPllow,ear,39&39Jc; high mtxd
.. Q047IVT... 'fcl. 1 v.11. .1..11.!! ftKTlOQ1.
No. 2 vellow, shelled, 37U38c; bleh mixed
sbelled.'8637c; mixed, shelled, 353Sc.
OATS No.2white,32K33c; extra, xTo, 3.3
31Kc;No. 3 white,, 30g30;c: No. 2 mixed, 2:1
Rye-No. 1 Western, 7Q75c: No. 2, 65856c.
Bakley No, I Canada, 9598c .No. a Cana-1
Pt.otto. .Tobhlni- nrlces. winter patents. 56 25
b 50; spring patents,56506 75: fancy straight,
winter and spring, 85 505 75; clear winter,
S5 005 25; straight XXXX bakers', 54 755 00.
Rve flonr. S4 00.
Milltred Middlinirs. fine white. S18 0
20 00 t! ton: brown middlings. 514 8015 00;
winter wne.il oran, 111 jogia ao; cuop iccu,
S15 00Q18 00.
Hay Baled timothy, choice, 515 00015 25;
No. 1 do,S14 2514 50:No.2 do, 812 0013 00;
loose from wagon. S18 00920 00: No. 1 npadnl
prairie. 510 00jf0 25; No. 2, 58 008 50; packing
do. 56 607 (XX
Straw Oats. 58 008 25; wheat and rye
straw, 7 O07 25.
Sugar-cured hams, large, 10c: sugar-cured
hams, medium, loc sugar-cured hams, small
lie: sugar-cured breakfast bacon, 10c; sngar
cured shoulders. Sc: sngar-enred boneless
shoulders, 9c; sugar-cured California hams,
8c; sagar-cured dried beef flats, 8c: sngar
cured dried beef sets, 9c:sagar-cureddriedbeef
rounds, lie; bacon shoulders, TJc; bacon clear
sides. 8c; bacon clear bellies, 8c: dry salt
shoulders, (; dry salt clear sides. TJrfc. Mess
Eork, heavy, S14 00; mess pork, family. 514 5a
ard Reflned In tierces, 7c: half barrels, 7c;
60-a tubs, 7c: 20 ft pails, 7c: 60-ft tin cans,
7c;3-ft tin pails, TJfc; 5-fttm pails, 7c; 10-ft
tin pails, 7c Smoked sausage, long, 5c; large",
5c. Fresh pork links. 9c. Pigs feet, half barrel,
S3 75; quarter barrel. SI 75.
Armour & Co. furnish the following prices on
dressed meats: Beef carcasses, 450 to 550 fts,
5c; 550 to 650 fts, 6c: 650 to 750 fts, 6Kc Sheep,
7c V ft. Lambs, SKc V ft. Hogs, 6&c.
Brazilian Coffen Market.
Rio Dk Janeiro. March 18. Coffee
Regular first, 6,350 reis per 10 kilos; good sec
ond. 5,850 reis; receipts during the week,
71,000 bags; purchases for the United States,
48.000 bags; clearances for do, 68,000 bags; stock,
Santos, March 18. Coffee Good 'aver
age, 6,000 reis per 10 kilos: receipts during the
week, 46,000 bags; purchases for the United
States, 6,000 bags; clearances for do, 12,000
bags&tock, 237,000 bags.
Grnln In Sight.
Chicago, March 18. The visible supply of
grain, in comparison with that of one week
ago. as reported as the Board of Trade,
is as follows: Wheat, 31,182,000 bush
els: decrease, 687,000 bushels. Corn, 16,
647.000 bushels; decrease. 308.000 bushels. Oats,
7,511,000 bushels; decrease, 272.000 bushels. Rye,
l,52S.00ObusheIs; decrease, 59.000 bushels. Bar
ley. 1.723.00O bushels: increase. 11.000;bnshels
OFFI CI AL-PITTSBURG.
DEDICATION OF GENESTA STREET
from Lytle street to Gloster street.
lo the Select and Common Councils of the city
We, the undersigned owners of all the prop
erty abutting on Genesta street, between Lytle
street and Gloster street, as shown on plan
hereto attached and made part of this dedica
tion, do hereby agree to open the same to the
width of 00 feet, and we do hereby set arart
and dedicate to public use forever the said
Genesta street, between the aforementioned
points, and we do hereby waive any and all
claims for damages which may arise and which
may accrue to us by reason of the opening of
the said Genesta street.
In testimony whereof we have hereunto set
oar hand and seal this 14th day of January,
A. D. 1889. CHARLES F. McKENNA,
JOHN D. SCULLY.
City of Pittsburg. s.:
Personally appeared before me, the subscri
ber, George Booth, Assistant City Clerk.
Charles F. McKenna, who being duly sworn
according to law. doth depose and say that the
signatures attached to the accompanying dedi
cation of Genesta street from Lytle to Gloster
streets are the genuine signatures of the per
sons represented; that they are the owners ot
all the property on thatportlon of said Genesta
street to be dedicated, that the signers thereto
own ail the property abutting thereon, and
farther deponent saith not.
CHAS. F. McKENNA.
Sworn and subscribed before me. this 28th
day of January, 1889. GEORGE BOOTH,
Assistant City Clerk.
In Councils, February 27, 1889. Read, ac
cepted and approved.
H. P. FORD, President of Select Council.
Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD, Clerk of Select
Council. GEO. L. HOLLIDAY. President of
Common Conncil. Attest: GEO. BOOTH,
Clerk of Common Council.
Recorded in Ordinance Book, vol. 6, page 602,
13th day of March. A. D. 1889. mh!6
AN ORDINANCE LOCATING WAKE
FIELD street, from Ward street to Romeo
Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by the
city of Pittsburg, in Select and CAmmon Coun
cils assembled, and it is hereby ordained and
enacted by the authority of the same. That
Wakefield street, from Ward street to Romeo
street, be and the same shall be located as fol
lows, to wit: The center line shall begin at a
pin in the center of Ward street at a distance
of 265.00 feet south from the center line of Fra
zler street; thence deflecting to the right 90
for a distance of 685.57 feet to a pin; thence de
flecting to the left 39 04' 20" for a distance of
134.5i f eet to a pin; thence deflecting to the
right $P 04' 20" fnr a distance of 88.45; feet to a
pin m the center line of Romeo street, inter
secting the said line at an angle of 102 42' 20",
and the said Wakefield street shall be of a
width of 40 feet.
Section 2 That any ordinance or part of
ordinance conflicting with the provisions of
this ordinance be and the same is hereby re
pealed so far as the same affects this ordi
nance. Ordained and enactedinto a law in Councils
this 25th day of February. A. D. 1889.
H. P. FORD, President of Select Council.
Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD. Clerk of Select
Council. GEO. L. HOLLIDAY, President of
Common Council. Attest: GEO. BOOTH,
Clerk of Common Council.
Mavor's Office. Febniarv 27. 18S9. Armroved:
rWM. McCALLIN, Mayor. Attest: W. S.
Aicui-i.UA.KX, iuuyor s uierK.
Recorded in Ordinance Book, vol 6. page 599,
12th day of March. A. D. 1889. mhl6-D
I No. 258.1
N . ORDINANCE TO REPEAL THE
location of that Dart of Pitcairn street
which extends from Ellsworth avenne to the
Section 1 Be it ordained and enacted by the
city of Pittsburg, in Select and Common Coun
cils assembled, and it is hereby ordained and en
acted by the authority of the same. That that
portion of Pitcairn street extending from Ells
worth avenue to the Pennsylvania Railroad,
located in a plan known as ''Plan of Streets In
the vicinity of Sbadyside," approved June 20,
1870, but yet unopened, shall be, and the same
is hereby vacated, and that part of said plan so
far as it relates to the above-mentioned part of
said Pitcairn street is hereby repealed and
Section 2 That any ordinance or part of
ordinance conflicting with the provisions of this
ordinance be and the same is hereby repealed
so far as the same affects thi3 ordinance.
Ordained and enacted Into a law in Councils
this 2oth day of February. A. D. 1889.
H. P. FORD, President of Select Council.
Attest: GEO. SHEPPARD, Clerk of Select
Council. GEO. L. HOLLIDAY. President of
Common Council- Attest: GEO. BOOTH,
Clerk of Common Council.
Mayor's Office. February 27, 1889. Approved:
WM. McCALLIN, Mayor. Attest: W. H.
McCLEARY, Mayor's Clerk.
Recorded In Ordinance Book, vol. 6, page 601,
12th day of March. A. D. 1889. mhl6-x
Department of Public Safety, )
Pittsburg, March 16. 1889.
SEPARATE AND SEALED PROPOSALS
will be received at the office ol the City
Controller until 2 p. si. on Wednesday, March
27. 1889, for furnishing the following supplies
for the Department of Yublic Safety for the
year commencing May 1, 1889, the same to be
furnished to such bureaus and department
storehouses as may from time to time be re
Harness and horse supplies, hardware,
house and stable suDplies, horse feed, oils and
grease, hose, hose couplings, etc, fuel, meals
furnished prisoners, photographing criminals,
sawdust, wire, zincs, painting and lettering,
electrical batteries, lumber, tin, copper and
sheet iron works, soaps, telephone service,
furniture, Smyrna rugs, cocoa matting, cocoa
mats, carpets, bedding, drags and chemicals,
plasters, liquors, paints, oil sand varnishes, etc.,
buggies and bucKwagons, miscellaneous'.
Specifications for the above -ein be seen at
the general office of the department.
Bonds in double the amount of the bids
must accompany each proposal, said bonds
to be probated 'before the Mayor or City
The Department of Awards reserves the
right to reject any or all bids.
J. O. BROWN.
Chief of the Department of Public Safety.
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