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THE .PITTSBURG- ' DISPAT(
SDAY, "OCTOBER 10,' 1889:
I0CAL LIVE STOCK.
Leading Features of Markets at
East Liberty Yards.
PRIME CATTLE ACTIVE AKD FIRM.
All Low Grades Are Lower Because of Ex
SHEEP AEE STEADI AND HOGS WEAKEE
Office of Pittsburg Dispatch,
Wednesday, October 9. 1SS9. t
Once again these yards have been over
stocked with iow-grade cattle. Supplies
this week varied very little from last, the
total being close to 200 carloads tor the local
trade. Ot these about 25 loads were from
Chicago, which were in the main medium
and low-grade stock. Indiana furnished an
unusually large proportion of the inferior
cattle on the market this week. There were,
however, contributions from "West Virginia,
Kentucky, Tennessee and Illinois of the
same low grades.
In the supplies -were about 15 loads of
primes, weighing 1,450 to 1,500, which came
from Ohio' and Indiana. For this class of
cattle the market held up. to last week's
prices, with 4)c as the outside rate. .More
of this -quality than appeared could have
been sold, as buyers were on hand in Jarger
force than usnal. Xice tidy light butcher
stock also held up fairly well with last
A Natural Consequence.
Medium and low-grade cattle being in
supply above demand, the markets rnled
slow for this class, at a decline of 1015e
from last week's prices. Since Monday
prices bare been steadily weakening, and,
though at noon to-day this low-grade stock was
well cleaned up, the result was only reached by
liberal concessions to buyers. Those woo sold
on Monday are best off, since lower prices and
feed bills have brought down margins uDtit in
many instances no doubt margins hare been
entirely wiped out. There was a fair demand
for fresh cons, and those of high grade sold
readily at the outside ot the market
Advices from Kansas City and. Chicago are
that supplies of cattle are very heavy, and there
is little doubt that our markets will in the near
future receive a sufficient amonnt of the over
flow to hold pnecs down, especially for inferior
Sheep and Lambs.
The supply was little more than half of that
' of last week, and as a consequence markets
ruled strong at higher prices, especially for
good stock. The short supply was the saving
factor of this week's markets. With a run
equal to that of last week, the bottom would,
no doubt, have dropped out. As it was, only
choice grades moved actively, and these were
largely in the minority.
The season of the j car is now here when it is
not an easy thing to obtain tender, juicy mut
ton, as the grade of sheep and Iambs out of
which this quality ot flesh comes is mainly re
served for wool purposes.
Hog Drifting Downward.
The run so far has varied very little from
last week. The drift of the markets has 'been
downward at all live stock centers for a few
At Chicago the outside rate for a day or two
past has been H SO.
At Liberty the range to-day was $1 304 50,
with markets quiet
The quality of hogs coming from nearby is
not up to standard. Most of those received
yesterday were what is known in the trade as
grassers, which have not received a sufficiently
generous allotment of corn.
In the West, where corn abounds, there is a
more liberal allowance of gram to the porker,
and hence Supplies from that source bring bet
ter prices than those raised nearer home.
Tuesday and Wednesday are the days for home
bogs at 1 jberty, hence markets at latest ac
counts were slow. The Western supplies
HluUi came during the latter part of the week
are expected to tone up the markets.
McCnll & Co.- Weekly Review.
The supply of cattle was heavy, and most
of the offerings common, and the market ruled
very slow on this kind at a decline of 10 to 20c
per 100 pounds; while good to prime were in
light supply and the demand for this grade
lieing liberakthev readily sold at an advance of
10c per 100 pounds. We give the following as
ruling prices: Prime, 1,000 to 1.G00 pounds,
S4 404t0;good, 1,200 to 1.400 pounds $3 75
4 10: cood butcher grades. 1,000 to 1.200 pounds,
$3 0j3 SO; rourh, fat 1,100 to 1.300 pounds,
S2 SO&3 15; good feeders. kOOO to L200 pounds.
$3 0i)g3 25; stackers. 2 402 50; heifers and
mixed lots a err dull at 2 004S2 50; bulls and
fat cows. S2 002 25; fresh cows and springers.
The leceipts of hoes were light and offer
ings -nieny common in point ot quality. Good
con-.d were scarce. Sales to-day as follows:
Philadelnbias, 23) to 2S0 pounds, H 554 65;
cornfed Yorkers, ?4 504 60; common to fair
Yorkers, $4 SOffil 40: roughs. S3 50g4 00.
The receipts ot sheep this w eek were light,
and the market slow at unchanged prices. We
give the following as ruling prices: Prime
Ohio and Indiana wethers, weighing here
U0 to 120 pounds, S4 504 85; rood. 90 to 100
pounds. $4 204 40; fair to good mixed. 75 to SO
pounds. S3 dua4 00: good jearhngs, 75 to 80
pounds, $4 104 40; common to fair, 50 to 60
pounds, S3 504 00; good lambs. 55 506 00; veal
calves, 110 to 120 pounds, S5 25g6 00. Heavy
calves not wanted.
New Yohk Beeves Receipts, 70 carloads
for the market -and 30 carloads for home trade
slaughterers direct; prime cattle firm; inferior
to fairly good steers exti emely dull and lower:
poor to prime natite steers sold at S3 004 65
per 100 pounds; Texas and Colorado do, S3 00
3 75; bulls, stags and dry cows at 2 002 SO.
Exports to-day, 550 beeves and 3.9S0 quarters of
beef. Calves Receipts. 1,000 bead; market
dull: veals ranged from 5sc per pound: grass
ers from"23c and western calves at 2Jj4c
felieep Recepts, 7,800 head: good offerings were
firmer and bicher, and offerings were all sold;
common to prime sheep sold at 45c per
pound; common to extra lambs at 5giic,
with 'lie asked for three carloads and ixc bid.
Hogs Receipts. 7.700 head: the few sales on
the live weigut were at S4 705 00 per 100
pounds, and ine feeling was about steady.
Chicago The Drovcrt' Journal reports
Cattle Receipts. 1.500 head: shipments 4,000
head; market 10c to 15c higher for good
cattle: choire to extra beeves, $4 505 re
steers, S3 004 SO; stockers and feeders. SI 85
J2 90; cows, bulls and mixed, SI 0062 60: Texas
cattle, SI 252 T5; Western rangers, $1 75
'3 05. Hogs Receipts, 20,000 head: shipments,
8,000 head; market steady and closing weak:
. mixed. $4 004 40; "heavy. S3 S04 40; light.
. S3 904 40;skips. 39O440L Sheep Receipts,
12.000 head; shipments. 4,000 bead; market
strong: natives. S3 905 00: Western. S3 50
4 IS; Texans, S3 004 10; lambs, S4 6030 50,
Kansas Crrr Cattle Receipts, 6,816 head;
shipments. 4,116 bead; quality better; dressed
beef active and strong: good to choice cornfed
steers, 4 104 40; common to medium. S3 00
3 90; stockers and feeding steers, SI 603 10:
cows. SI 352 50; crass ranee steers, $1 602 65.
Hogs Receipts. 8,211 bead; shipments, 2,492
YiAirl marlrAt Ktenriv nnrt Re. Inu-on muul
choice- light S3 954 05; heavy and mixed,
S3 8563 90. Sheep Receipts, 2.9S6 head; ship
ments, 120 bead: market steady: good to
choice muttons S3 754 25; stockers and feed-
en, w J3 za.
St. Loots Cattle Receipts, 2,000head; ship
ments, 2,300 head; market steady; choice
native steers, $4 004 60; fair to good do
S3 204 20: stockers and feeders. SI 802 50;
range steers, S2 003 00 Hogs Receipts,
3,900 head; shipments, LG00 head; market
strong; fair to choice heavy, S3 80S4 20;
-packing (Trades S3 704 20; light, fair to best,
S3 904 25. Sheep Receipts, 800 head; ship
ments, none; market steady; fair to choice.
S3 154 50. "
' J BUTALO Cattle dull for common grades;
"extra exports wanted; receipts, 7 car loads
through; 3 sale. Hogs dull and unchanged;
receipts, 150 car loads through: 20 sale.
A SINGULAR DK0W2UNG.
Two Blen Wrestling on a Boat Fall Over
. board and Are Lost,
SEXCXAI. TXLJWIU.lt TO THE DISrATCH. I
Raleigh, N. C, October a A singular
h case of drowning occurred yesterday, in
Albemarle Sound, jnst out from Elenton.
Two men on a steamer of the Norfolk and
'Southern Railroad were wrestling on the
stern of the boat, when they lost their bal
ance and lell overboard.
Before the steamer could be stopped or
assistance rendered both were drowned.
One was fireman and the other engineer.
Evebt traveling man should take with
him a bottle of Salvation Oil Price 25
MABKETS BY TOE.
A Dnll Opening In tbe YVhent Pit Followed
- by n !harp Rnlly Corn Weak and
Easy A Tumble In Oats.
Chicago The speculative side of the wheat
market was rather a surprise to-day, ruling dull
and weak early and very strong and more active
later. Traders were rather puzzled at the ac
tion of the market Operators no doubt found
themselves short toward the close and were
anxious to cover. Some foreign buying of fu
tures was mentioned. A prominent local trader
was the principal seller around 83c for Decem
ber, and another large operator, together with
some other local bull contingents, took the of
ferings. The market opened easy, and prices receded
Kc below yesterday's closing, after which
the market advanced JsQKe, ruled steady for
some time, with a later rally of c "more, and
closed about Klc higher thau yesterday's
An easier feeling was manifested in corn,
transactions being at lower prices within a nar
row range. There was considerable pressure
to sell May, this future receiving the most at
tention, there being one trade of 100,000 bushels
at 32c The temper of the local crowd was
bearish and offerings at times were quite heavy.
There was also quite free selling by receivers.
A good many orders were on tbe market to
change tbe nearer months to May at about 2ic
premium for the latter month. Tbe market
opened at about yesterday's closing quotations,
and under liberal offerings sold off Jfc, rallied
He, became firmer and closed about the same
as yesterday. '
The oats market showed further depression
to-dav under the Ianre offerings bv longs, who
again unloaded freely. The resnlt was another
)4.c break in prices, which earned the market
down to about the low est point touched in a
decade. Cash and October receded to 1S
lS!c, and at one time May sold as low as 21c,
Little interest was manifested in the market
for hog products and the feeling .was compara
tively steady. Only orders were scarce, and
local operators were not inclined to do much
business. Some mess pork was accepted on
October under protest and 1,000 barrels were
sold out to close trades.
Prices for lard and ribs exhibited very little
change, and trading was confined to small
Tbe leading futures ranged as follows:
Wheat No. 2. October, 80K681J'S0X
Sljjfc; December. 823S3JS2K8:SjSe: year.
SoUSlH0iSliic ; May, 85H6&6KS5
Cora No. 2, October, 30K305i30X630Mc;
November. 30Jf3030Je;305ic: December,
30JJ05ie30Ko0Jic; Mav. 33S33Kf33c.
Oats No. 2, October. lmQISfa: November,
1919lSK19c; December, 19K619H019
Mess Poek, per bhU October, S10 0010 25
10 0010 25: November. $9 309 40S9 309 32K:
year, $9 059 17k9 059 17k; January, S9 27&
9 32X69 27K 32Jf.
Laud, per 100 11.8. October, 56 15: Novem
ber. S6 006 005 975 97; year, 55 92f ;
January, $5 9505 955 92X65 9SH.
Short Ribs, per 100 fts. October, S5 05
5 07K; November. S4 77K4 851 74 85;
January. S4 724 754 7J4 75.
Cash quotations were as follows: Flour
steady and unchanged. No. 2 spring heat, 810
81Kc: No. 3 spring wheat 670c; No. 2 red,
816SlVc. No. 2com.30c A 0.2 oats, 18Jc
No. 2 rye, 41Kc. No. 2 barley. 64c bid; No. 1
flaxseed. SI SO. Prime timothy seed, SI 20.
Mess pork, per bbl. 1040. Lard, per 100 pounds,
S6 3066 32, Short nbs sides (loose), $525530.
Dry salted shoulders (boxed). S4 004 00:
short clear sides (boxed). So 00?t5 00 Whis
key, distillers' finished goods, per gallon, SI 02.
Riiinn tint 1ftf RLrt. m,nnl,(m1 73 .Mil.
dard "A," 7c. Receipts t lour. 21,000 barrels;
Wheat 109.000 bushelB: corn. 376,000 bushels;
oats. 339,000 bushels; rye, 32.000 bushels; barley,
129,000 bushels. Bhipments-FIour.21,000 barrels;
wheat 1S3.000 bushels: com. 404,000 bushels;
oats. 166,000 bushels; rye, 4,000 bushels; barley,
On the Produce Exchange to-dav tbe butter
market was quiet; creamerv. 1623c; dairy,
13820c Eggs firm, fresh, 17ffil8c,
New York Flour very active, demand
chiefly for export and firm. Cornmeal dull.
Wheat Spot moderately active and strong;
options fairly active and c higher and
firm. Rye steady: western, 4852c Barley
quiet; western, 5565c Barley malt quiet:
Canada, 7590c Corn Spot fairly active and
K'sc lower; free sellers: options more active
and easier: free sellers. Oats Spot mqderately
active and easier: options firm and quiet
Hay tin fair demand and firm. Hops quiet
and easy. Coffee Options opened barely
steady at 510 points donn, closed steady at
2025 points dowu;sale 70,750 bags, including
October. 15.050 5.15c: November, 1490015.10c;
December, 14.9515.15c; January, 14 9515.15c;
February, 15c. March. 14.9515.10c; April, 15
15.15c; Mav, lL9515.15c; June. 14.9015c; Jul?:
14.tt5c; August l4.S514.95c: September. 11S5
!i.vuc; spot kid easy and quiet; tair cargoes,
19c Sugar Raw nominal; refined steadv:
fair demand. Molasses New Orleans dull.
Rice qniet and firm. Cottonseed oil quiet
and steady. Tallow firm. Rosin firm and
quiet Turpentine quiet at 47?i4Sc. Eggs
dull and loner; large supplies;- western, 21c;
limed,lSXc; receipts. 7,215 packages. Pork firm
and quiet Cutmeatsnrm. Middlesfirm;short
clear. So 75. Lard Spot easier; futures firm;
sales western steam at S6 65g6 75, closing at
S6 70 bid; October, S6 60, closing at S6 62 bid;
November. S6 42 bid; December. S6 36 bid;
January, S6 34 bid; February, SS 42 asked; March,
S6 46 asked. Butter dnll and weak: Elgin,
2526c: western dairv, 914c; do creamery,
12625c; do held at 1220c; do factory. 713c
Cheese firm and quiet; western, 910c.
St. Louis Flour dull and weak, but un
changed. Wheat Cash loner and quiet; lit
tle to be bad at tbe reduced prices; options
higher; w eak cables, liberal receipts and de
clines elsewhere opened the market c lower,
later a sharp demand put prices up stilflv, and
iui;iuseaA u auova yesteraay; iso. z red,
cash 78tc: December, 80KSl?c, closing at
K81c bid: year, TSo. closed at 79VC nom
inal; May, 84Soc, closed at 85Xc bid. Corn
lower; No. 2 mixed, can, 2S2Sc; October
closed at 28c: December, 27;c asked: year,
27cbid; January. 27c bid; February, 27Jc
bid; May, 30c bid. Oats lower, but active; Io.
2, cash, lSSlSJc; May, 22c bill; Januarv, 20c
asked. Rye lower at 33c Barley dull"; Wis
consin, 65c, Flaxseed at SI 271 29. -Provisions
steady and unchanged, with slightly 1m-
yi U CU UCU1AUU.
Philadelphia Flonr barely steady with
very little demand. Wheat Futures quiet
but steady. Carlots scarce and firm; No. 2 De
cember red, in export elevator, 90c; No. 2 red
in do., 83c: No. 2 red October, 8383c; No
ary. 85085c Corn steadv, but quiet; No 2
high mixed in grain depot 41c; No. 2 mixed.
October, 39&40c: November. 39J40c; De
cember. 89K39c; January, 39c Oats Car
lots quiet and lower; No. 3 white, 26c; No 2
white 2Sc: do choice, 2829c: futures dull
and !4c lower; No. 2 white, October. 27
28c; November, 2S2sc: December. 28li0
2SJic; January. 2929c Eggs quiet; Penn
sylvania firsts. 23c
Milwaukee Flour unchanged. Wheat firm
cash, 74c: December, 76c: No. 1 Northern'
81c Corn qniet; No. 3. 3132c Oats
easier; No. 2 white, 22c Bye steady; No 1
43c Barley steady; No. 2, October, 56ic
Provisions firm. Pork, J10 25. Lard, S6 15.
Cheese higher; Cheddars. 910c
Toledo Cloverseed active and lower: caBh
and Octo ber,3 75; November S3 SO; December
S3 82; January, S3 90; February, S3 95; March'
Baltimore Provisions dull and unchanged.
Butter firm; creamery. 2225c Eggs steady
western and nearby. 2122c '
New York, October 9. Business in season
able goods was moderate at both first and
second bands, bnt stocks have been so well re
duced all around that the market is regarded
as never having been in a better condition at
this period. The attention also extended to
fabrics specially adapted to spring trade tend
to make confidence buoyant New articles are
being brought out every day which meet with
marked success. Woolen dress goods continue
in good demand, with an improving tendency
in some directions. There were some very
good sales also of fancy prints. The market
was without change
New York Pig Iron steady; American
S15OO17 50l Copper neglected. Lead dull
and easier: domestic,S3 92K. Tin quiet but
firm; Straits, S21 00.
WANTS HER CHILDEEN.
The Remnrrled Wife of n Life Convict Goes
JSFECXU, TXLSQKAM TO TBI DI8PATCH.1
New York. October 9. "William J.
Eorke, the policeman who two years ago
shot and killed a superior officer on Madi
son avenue, and was sent to prison for life '
left a wife and two children in the care of
his father. About three months after her
husband had been sent awav Mrs. Iiorke
married a Dr. Barnet, and went to live in
iseventy-sevenin street The children, at
tbe death of Eorke's father at a later date
were given over to the care of a Miss Scan
Ian, a friend ot the family. Mrs. Barnet
says that she has endeavored (o obtain pos
session pf her children,. bnt that Miss Scan
Ian lias re! used to give them up on the
ground that she is an improper person.
Mrs. Barnet applied to the Supreme Court
for a writ of habeas corpus, and Ihomas P.
Wlckes has been appointed referee in the
FBAUENHEIM & VXLSACK'S Iron Citv
J beer grows ia fetor every day. 'Phone 1186.
EEALTY ALL EI&HT.
A Lull on the Surface, but a Great
Deal Going on Down Below.
VALUES ARE STABLE AS A ROCK.
Conservative Methods of Investors a Safe
guard Against Reaction. '
HOWTHELITTLB BROWN JUG IS MAPE
During; i lull in the great battle of
Leipsic, Napoleon was asked by one of his
generals: "Is the fight over?" At that
moment a thunderous roar from 500 cannons
told him that the conflict was still unde
cided. The real estate market has been
resting for a few days. The rattle and roar
of the spring and summer hare sunk to a
gentle murmur. There is a lull. "What
does it signify?
Eeal estate, like every other commodity
that is bought and sold, is subject to spells
of activity and depression. It woulo be
unreasonable to expect it to be forever on
the jump. The iron trade is dull at times.
It has just Recovered Jrom a long period of
inaction. Every other interest has its nps
and downs. Beat estate is not an excep-
tion. It has been remarkably buoyant for
a year or two. A brief respite from the
feverish activity of the past will do it good.
It will give investors time to look over the
field and mature their plans for tbe winter and
spring campaign. The battle is not over.
There Is only a lull calm on the surface but
The cautious manner, in which investors are
proceeding shows that they want to look before
they leap. This is a full guarantee against a
reaction. It wonld be easy to start a boom. A
few capitalists could combine and start a
speculative craze that would rival or surpass
that of 1873, which ruined hundreds. But this
is not their object They see in real estate a
good opportunity for Investment and tbey are
treating it on business principles, so as to main
tain values and allow enhancement to keep pace
with the increased demand. This insures a
permanent and stable market It eliminates
the element of uncertainty, and gives confi
dence to buyers. A great deal of the land that
has been handled the past year has passed into
the possession of people who have put up
houses on it, in which they are living. It is out
of the market This is an additional element of
strength and activity.
There is a great deal of desirable land for
sale in the city and suburbs, and the demand
for it is increasing with the rapid growth of
population. But prices, while firm, show very
little disposition to advance, except in special
cases, where property is exceptionally well
located for business or residence purposes, or
is wanted to round out other parcels, or to
maintain the uniformity of a neighborhood, as
at Bonlevard Place, Benvenue, Oakland and a
few other places. The bulk of the property on
the market is held at about the same figures as
were demanded a year ago. There has been no
From the foregoing hasty survey of the situ
ation it will be seen that the market for realty
is in a healthy condition; that there is no boom
but a good demand giving promise of a brisk
fall and winter business, and that valuations
are holding their own, with no indications of a
reaction, but, on tbe contrary, with a slightly
hardening tendency. This is a good time to
buy. Land will be worth more and bring more
a year hence.
The manufacture of pottery is a largo and
growing industry in this country, its strong
holds being East Liverpool, O., Trenton, N. J.,
and Nashville, Tenn., where it has only quite
recently been introduced. The capital Invested
in this business in the United States is about
$8,000,000. Twenty or 30 years ago only the
coarser articles of pottery were produced in
this country. Now tbe product is equal in
quality and originality of design to almost any
The process of manufacture is interesting.
It differs slightly, as each manufacturer has a
method of his own In working but' details, but
in the main tbey all operate on the same gen
eral lines. The crude clay is put into a large
tank, with Water sufficient to work it and is
thoroughly mixed and crushed by arms at
tached to a vertical shaft driven by steam.
From this tank it parses in liquid form through
a fine wire screen, called a "laun." This screen
has 30 mesbes to the Inch and a rapid oscillat
ing motion. It is next pumped (by means of a
jet pump) to large vats in the second story,
where It is "cooked" by steam pipes until the
water is driven ont and it assnmes a proper
consistency for workiifg. It is then ready for
shaping into any desired form.
Everybody is familiar with the appearance
and uses of "Tbe little'brown jug." It is made
in four pieces. A suitable amount of material
is clipped into a revolving mold which forms
tbe outside bottom half of the jug. The inside
is formed by a kind of a wooden paddle at
tached to a movable horizontal lever. The up
per part is formed in the same manner in a
different mold, fitted to the bottom and welded
by a wet sponge held on the inside of the re
volving vessel. The mouth is formed in a sepa
rate mold and attached In the same manner ex
cept It is "welded" on the outside. The handle
is then put on and the vessels set on short boards
in a series of large racks to dry a few days be
fore beingfired. The firing is done in large brick
furnaces of the style called "np-draft," a much
more costly arrangement than the ordinary
open furnace. The vessels, after being dipped
in the glazing mixture and having the same
"squirted" into the inside by a steam jet, are
placed in "saggers," an oblong flask made of
the same material and shaped like a cook stove
boiler, and of sizes to hold two pieces each.
These "saggers" are placed in the furnace, one
on top of another, and made air-tight by a
joint of clay. When the furnace is full the door
is sealed up and the firing begins, slowly at
first and gradually increased for 36 to 72 hours,
according to the kind of ware. The furnace
doors are then hermetically sealed with fire
bricks and bats cemented with mortar made of
the coarse clay from the screen or "laun," and
in four or five days is ready to be "drawn."
Other wares are producod in tbe same way,
with variations as to firing and length ot time
they are left in theturnace. Of course tbe
finer the ware the greater the skill and care
required in its manufacture. Some of tbe
finest clays in the world have within a few
years been discovered in Tennessee, Missouri,
Indiana and two or three other States.
' There is matter fbr reflection in the following
remarks of a writer In Mouse I'aintinc: "The
author of the 'Breadwinners' describes the
secret anger of a carpenter who was not spoken
to, or even noticed, by the rich man in whose
library he was working. The employer in this
case was not a purse-proud man; be had in
herited his wealth, he bad been a soldier in the
war for the Union, he had devoted bis life to
the benefit of bis fellow-men, he meant no dis
respect, but he supposed that there was nothing
in common between tbe mechanic and himself.
If a clerk had entered the same room who
worked perhaps for lessthan half the wages
the carpenter earned he would have met witn
a courteous reception, as it would have been
assumed that he was an educated man.
"This is a supposititious case, butl ask if it is
an exaggerated one? In looking backover your
own lives if you, as some of yon probably did,
commenced yonr life's work when you were
lads I think it will be found that ycu were ad
vanced to be foremen, that you struck ont for
yourselves as master mechanics, not only be
cause yon may have been good workmen, bnt
also because yonr parents gave yon a good edu
cation. If yon respect your own calling, If yon
wish others to respect it remember that the
Amenean mechanic needs to be an educated
BEC0TEB1NG LOST GROUND.
Electric Hearing In Old Qnco A Drop In
Elecir)o continued its npward movement
yesterday. In the afternoon 46 wu bid tor It
and 43 asked. There were no transactions. Or
ders to bny instead of sell are coming In: Con
fidence is almost completely restored. Forest
Oil also scored an advance. Central Traction
was little weaker. Philadelphia Gas was
stea'dy on the supposition that the usual quar
terly dividend, 2 per cent, would be declared.
The other gas stocks were weak. The total
sales were 125 shares.
The apathy in local securities is attributed to
tbe fact that everybody loaded up during the
summer in expectation of a fall boom. Conse
quently brokers aro not in a position to buy.
and, as there are no new buyers coming In,
there is nothing to make a market
Hid. Asked, lild. Asked,
Masonic Bant...". 60 ....
Teutonlalnsurance.... 52 60
Cliartlers Val. Uas Co 49 ......
FennsvlvanlaGls Co 15M JSJS
Philadelphia Co ,. 34 S43J 3h 3Ji
Wheeling -Oas Co..... 21 23 ....
Columbia Oil Co " zjf 3
Forest Oil Co. 109 ,
Ilazelwood Oil Co M ;
Washington Oil Co '.... '81 .... 81
Central Traction 31)f Z)H .... 3'K
alliens' Traction...!. 69 o
IMttstmrcTractlon .. 4SU .... Bf
Pleasant Valley 1835 "3 W M
Pitts., Alle. Man 200 ....
Chartlers Hallway.... 44 .... .,
Pitts. June U. K. 27 .... '27 ....
P.U.4SI.L.K. K U ,
Pitts. & Western a. K. .'Wi .... 12 ..
P. A W. K. K. Co. prof 19! 20 .19 ....
Monongahela Bridge.. 3
Point BrMec 3f .... 3K
Onion Bridge 15 1K .... ,
La Korta Mining Co... M j tf X
Luster Mining Co 14 10
Silverton Mining Co 1,
rankee Ulrl Mining 3 .... ?3
Westlnjthouse Elec... 45 46X 46K 43
Oranlte ltooflne Co 50
Unions. a. Co....... :i 22
Union S. & S. Co.pref. .... 60
Westlnghouse A. 11 114 113 , 114
At the morning call 10 shares of Switch and
Signal sold at 22, and 55 Central Traction at
31 At the afternoon call 50 shares of Penn
sylvania Gas sold at 15 and 10 Philadelphia
Gas at 35.
John T. Patterson sold 10 shares of Philadel
phia Gas at So Andrew Caster sold 25 shares
of Electric aU45,atid 60 Pennsylvania Gas at
15. Sproul Lawrence sold 10 shares of
Switch and Signal at 22. George B. Hill fc Cn.
bought 45 shares of Central Traction at 31
and 1Q at 31.
The total sales of stocks at New York yester
day were 240,660 shares, including Atchison
33,665; Delaware, Lackawanna aud Western,
18.400; Erie. 3.200; Louisville and Nashville,
7.750; Missouri Pacific, 13,940: Northwestern,
j, 1 Bo: Northern Pacific preferred. S.1SS; Oregon
Transcontinental, 4,011; eading, 1X800; St
Paul, 24,300; Union Pacific, 6,955; Western
Union, 5,900. .
Bankers Doing a Good Business Honey
Easier in New York.
Tiere was a good demand for money at the
leading banks yesterday, and rates were steady
at 67 per cent Checkingand depositing were
also active. The exchanges were 2,213,154 15
and the'balances $357,827 57. The easier condi
tion of money in New York indicates that cap
ital sent West and South is beginning to re
tain. Belief in an easy market the rest of the
season is quite general.
Money on call at New York yesterday was
easier, ranging from 6 to 7, last: loan 5; closed
offered at 5 per cent Prime mercantile paper,
68. Sterling exchange quiet but firmer at
$4 82 for 60-day bills, and S4 6 for demand.
Closing Bond Quotations.
U. S. t,ng 127
U.S. 4s. coud 127
M. K. AT. Gen. 5s . 57
Mutual Union 63. ...103
N. J. C. Int Cert...li:
Northern Pac. lits..lMJ?
Northw't'n consols. M1H
U. 8.4Hs,reg 103
U. S. 4J4S. conn.... 105S
Pacific 6s or '95 118
.Missouri 6s 101
Tenn. new set 6s... 10SJ4.
Oregon & Trans. 6.IWM
St. L.&b.K. Geii.il.13)
Si. Paul consols ...M)
lenn. new set. as....iui
Tenn. new set. 3s.... 74
Canada So. 2ds mi
Cen. Pacific lsts Ill
Pen. AE. G. 4s 79!a
Erie, 24s 104
U.K. AT. Gen. 6s.. 614
ix., re it. u. it. iicia u
Union Pac. lsts
West Shore 105K
Government and State bonds were dull and
New York Clearings, S143.113.137; balances,
Boston Clearings. 116,882,883; balances,
51,781,378. Money 3 per cent
Philadelphia Clearings, J12,629,376; bal
Baltimore Clearings. $2,077,929; balances,
London The amonnt of bullion withdrawn
from tbe Bans: of England on balance to-day
is 30,000. Bar silver, 42$Jd per ounce.
Pakis Three per cent rentes, 87f,52Jc for the
CHICAGO Bank clearings, 812,508,000. Fu
tures rather scarce. Call money, &6, and time,
St. Loots Clearings, W.137,752; balances,
GIYING DP THE GHOST.
The OH Market Almost Ready to Hnndln
There was no oil market yesterday worth
sneaking of. The price was bid up a little by
Oil City soon after the opening, but very light
selling turned the tide. The opening was 99c,
tbe highest 99 and tbe lowest and closing
Tuesday's clearings figure on the board as
76,000 barrels. But as sales count both ways,
tbe amonnt of oil handled was only 38,000 bar
rels. This1 shows a truly discouraging state ot
affairs in a business which, only a tew years
ago, was counted one of tbe greatest in tbe
world. The "lambs," or such of them as sur
vive, are having their revenge.
Corrected daily by John M. Oasuey & Co., 45
Sixth street members of tbe Pittsburg Petro
Opened 99 I Lowest
AVerage charters. .
Kenned, New York. 7c
Keflnetf, London, 5d.
Refined, Antwerp, Kr.
Keflned. Liverpool, 6d.
A, B. McGrew & Co. quote: Pnts, BSVc:'
Other Oil Markets.
On. Crrr, October 9. National transit
certWcates opened at 99c; highest, 9Siic;
lowest, 98c; closed, 98c.
Bradford, October 9. National transit
certificates opened at 99c; closed at 9Sc;
highest, 99J4c; lowest, 9SJJC
TrrnsviLLK, October 9. National transit
certificates opened at 08c; highest, 99c;
lowest. 98c; closed at 9oc
NewY'oek, October 9. The petroleum mar
ket to-day opened steady at 98c, and after
a slight gain the price sagged ott to 98c, the
market closing steady at 93c Stock Ex
change: Opening, 98c; highest 88c; lowest,
98c: closing, 96c Consolidated Exchange:
Opening. 990: highest 99Jc: lowest, 98&e;
closing, 9&c. Sales, 345,000 barrels.
MOVEMENTS IN EBALTI.
The Hatnsworib Residence on Penn Street
Changes Owners Other Sales.
W. A. Herron & Sons sold the property
known as the Wm. Hainsworth residence, on
Penn, near Thirty-fifth street, lot 96 feet front
by about 160 feet, to Butler street, with a large
and comfortable residence, good but old style,
of 16 rooms, for $12,000. The lot is considerably
Black & Balrd, No. 95 Fourth avenne. sold to
Elizabeth Uosbach a two-story frame dwelling
on Smith street at Marion station, Baltimore
and Ohio Kailroad, with lot 37x180 feet, for
2,100. They also placed a mortgage on a farm
in the suburbs of Bellevne for J1.200 for three
years at 6 per cent '
Heed B. Coyle & Co., 131 Fonrth avenue, sold
to Dr. Jos. Bell a lot In the Marian Place plan
Magaw& Qoff, 145 Fourth avenue, sold for
the Citv Improvement Company, Limited, to
Lizzie Oallaher, lot No. 29 in Etna Park place,
fronting on-Greely avenue, for S250.
James W. Drape & Co. sold a bouse and lot
on Euclid avenue. East End, lot 24x90 feet
with a small six-room bouse thereon, for $2,500.
They also placed n mortgage of $7,000 on a prop
erty in the suburbs at 6 per cent.
iialtensperger sc Williams, 104 .fourth ave
nne, sold for Wm. White lot No. 28 In Murray
& Sullivan's plan, Belonda street Mt Wash
ington. They also sold a mortgage of $750 for
three years on property In the Eleventh ward,
Allegheny, and one of $350 on property on Per
rysville avenue, Tenth ward, Allegheny.
L. O. Frazler, corner Forty-fifth and Butler
streets, sold for James Evans, of McKecsport,
lot 76.30x100 feet to a 20-foot alley, situated on
tbe south side of Dearborn street, near Wine
biddle avenue. Nineteenth ward, to Heury L.
Krensler and Thomas V. Wise for $2,300.
Samuel W. Black Co.. 99 Fourth avenne,
placed a mortgage for $8,500 for five years at
6 3-10 per cent on property on Arch street Alle
Easier Money and Good Serine by London
Houses Strcnjcthtn tbe Backbone of
Wall Street A Strong
and Active Close.
New Yore, October 9. The stock market
to-day was much stronger in tone than for any
day during tbe past two weeks and material
advances were -scored In all the active stocks.
The feature of the market was tbe buying by
London houses, though these purchases did not
have much effect after tbe noon hour. The
strength of our market yesterday was reflected
in higher prices from London this morning.
At the opening London houses were the most
conspicuous bidders for stocks, and succeeded
in opening the market at from lo per cent
higher figures than it closed last evening.
The impetus of the toreign purchases was
seen most in Louisville and Nashville, and that
stock rose 1 per cent but tbe resistance to the
rise offered by the bears was so strong that al
ter a slight upward movement in the general
list prices were forced off to from i to 1 per
cent belpw the opening figures. Sugar refin
eries are most prominent in the decline. The
decllnef however, met with sucbdetermined re
sistance that the pressure was removed before
noon, and Louisville and Nashville again took
the lead, followed by Western Union, which
was very favorably influenced by the pub
lication of the annual report
The news of, the day was in the main favor
able. As the day wore along the npward move
ment became more pronounced and Sugar
Trust became once more one of the leading
strong stocks. Among the specialties Cleve
land, Columbus, Cincinnati and St. Louis was
specially promluent iif the upward movement
becoming active on buying, which looked like
that of insiders, accompauied by rumors of
large gains inj the 'earnings. Money eased off
to below tbe legal rate later in tbe day, and the
early sellers became alarmed and took in some
of their short sales, which again stimulated
prices, and the. upward movement made ma
terial progress In all portions of tbe list
Beports that rates would be advanced to and
from Missouri river pointshelpecl tbe Grangers.
There was some realizing on the profits accrued
during the day in, tbe last hour, but the market
recovered its tone toward the close, which was
active and strong at or near the best prices of
the day. The declines to-night are very few in
number and a loss of 114 Per cent in San Fran
cisco preferred was the nnlyone of importance,
while Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and St
Louis is up 2, Louisville and Nashville and Cot
ton Oil 1 each, Sugar 1, Lake Erie and
Western preferred and Oregon Transconti
nental i caob, and Commercial Cable, Union
Pacific and Western Union 1 per cent tach.
Railroad bonds were strain dull, bnt unlike
stocks, were weaktlmosttbronzhout the day,
rallying only in the last honr. The sales of all
loauesaBgregaieu limy 513,iaaj. j
Tbe following tabie'snows toe prices
stocks on the New York Stock Lxcliange yester
day. Corrected daily for The Dispatch by
Whitney & Stephenson, oldest Pittsburg mem
bers of .New York Stoct Exchange, 57 Fourth ave
Am. Cotton Oil. ..
Atcu.. Top. A b. ir
Canadian Pacific .
Central of New Jersey. lSX
CheuDeakt A Ohio.... 23J(
C. Bar. A QalbT. ....108
a. Mil. A St. Paul.... 11
C KoctL AP 100
U. St. li. A Pitts
C, St. L. A Pitts, pf.
C St. P..M. AO
C. St. P1I. A O., pr. ....
C A Northwestern.. ..112
C A Northwestern, pf. ....
C, C, C. A 1 71H
C, C, C. AL, pr 99U
Col. Coal A Iron 30H
Col. A BocklUK Val .. MM
Del.. L. A W UiH
Denver A KloG
Denver A Bio U ot... 51
K.T.. Va. AUa 10)
E. T Va. A Ua. 1st pf. 75
K.T.. Va. AOs,Zdpr. 23
Illinois Central. W
Lake Erin A Western.. 18'4
Lake Krle A West. nc. 6254
Lake Snore A At S iOii
Louisville A Nashville. 79
Michigan central 92
Mo., Kan. A Texas
Missouri Pacific T1H
New xork Central 107
N. V.. L.E.& V 29K
N.Y..L.E. A W.pref.. 60M
n. 1.. a ASt Li
N. I.. O. A St L. pf.
N.V.. C. ASt.ii. 2d nr. ...
N. YAN. E 4SM
N. v.. o. A W IfS
Norfolk A Western.... 18H
Norfolk A Western, pf. 57
Northern Pacific 31V
Nortnern Pacific oref. 71
Ohio A Mississippi..... Uh
Oregon Improvement. .. .
Oregon Transcon SIM
Pacific Mall tiii
Pco. Dec. A Eians
Phlladel. A Heading.. tf
Pullman Palace Car.. .189
Richmond A W. P. T 23
Klchmond A W.P.T.pf xH
St. P., Minn. A Man.. IIS
St L. A San Fran
St. h. A San Iran pf.. 57
bt.L,. A San r-. 1st pf.
Texas Pacific wx
Union Pacific 64Ji
Open- nigh- Low
ing, est. est
, 43W 4IK 42H
, 29! 29, y.
,693i (UH CM
IV .-VI AA-Vt
72 jj ii'ti
Wheeling A L. E.
National Lead Trust..
Chicago tias Trust....
Ateh. A Top.. 1st 7s. 107
A. AT. LandQr't7s,103
Atch. ATop.ii. K... 28
Boston A Maine.. ...215
C.. B. At) .108
Wis. Central, com..
Calumet A flecla...
Hell Telepnone... .
unn. ean. a cieve. 23
Eastern R, K 105
Eastern JR. K. 6s ....in
FllntAPereM. nrd. 92
Little K. A Ft. S. .7s. 96
Mexican Cen. com.. 14K
Mex.C.lstmtg. bds. 66
N. Y. ANewEng... 43
Old Coionr 175
Bntland, com ,. 4
Sun Diego ,
Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, rur-
nlshed by Whitney A Stephenson, brokers. No. 57
, brokers. No. 57
York stock Ex-
Pennsylvania KaUroad. ...,',..,
liuflalo. Pittsburg and Western 9M
Lehigh Valley 53
Lehigh Navigation 54
Northern Pacific JIM
Northern pacific preferred 74
The September fire loss in tbe United States
and Canada is estimated at $9,735,900.
The Monongahela Water Company has de
clared its usual 2 per cent dividend.
Electric has almost recovered the loss sus
tained by Justice BraBley's decision. Orders to
bny are coming in freely.
Barney Forst has retired from the broker
age business to look after his recently acquired
interests in tho oil field.
A qkktleman on the inside of La Noria said
yesterday: "I look for the stock to advance, as
tbe company has bought a new wheelbarrow."
PiTTSBUitO architect anticipate a busy and
profitable season in 1890. The majority contess
tbey have had a very good year in the opera
tions of 1889. Not one complains of dullness.
The Board of Directors of the Philadelphia
Gas Company yesterday evening declared a
quarterly dividend of 2 per cent This should
settle tbe question whether or not tbe company
is earning money.
The directors of the Scranton City Bank.
which failed two months ago, have decided to
become personally responsible for the amonnt
dne to depositors. By tbe terms of the agree
ment tbe whole indebtedness will be paid by
The gross earnings of 84 railroad companies
for the tfi'lrd week of September show on in
crease of $711,792, or 12 3-10 per cent For the
fonrth week 28 show an increase of $304,806. or
9 per cent. For the month of September 35 re
port $16,030,772. against $14,673,729 in 18X3, an in
crease of $1,357,043, or 9 4-10 per cent
Concerning the wheat market John M.
Oakley &Co.'s Chicago correspondent wired
estcrday evening: r The action of the market
to-day wonld se'em to indicate that It is shaping
for another sharp advance. The local crowd
made another attempt to force a big break;
bnt offerings were absorbed by some strong
houses who were prominently identified on the
long side of the market during the recent ad
vance." In many flmiliesDr.D. Jayne'sTonie Ver
miluge is kept constantly in the house, and
given to the children at frequent intervals,
as a gentle tonic and febrifuge; thus insur
ing gooa aigesuon, neaitn ana strength.
Not only is it a benefit to children, but to
nanus as well, in dyspepsia, enfeebled,
digestion and weakness. As a vermifuge it
is unexcelled. Sold by all druggists.
Featjenheim & Vilsack's Iron City
beer grows in favor every day. 'Phone 1186.
JOSEPH HORNE & CO.,
Cor. Wood and Liberty Sts.,
Importers and Jobbers ot
Special offerings this week in
For largest assortment and lowest price call
and see us.
. Xe22-rffi.B .
Dairy Products Excepted, Trade
Quiet in Produce Lines.
COFFEE OPTIONS A SHADE HIGHEB.
Good Grades in 111 Cereal Lines Steady at
4 . Quotations.
LUMBER HARIET CONTINUES BE1SK
Office of Pittsbubo Dispatch
Wednesday. October 9, 1889. i
.Country Produce Jobbing; Price.
All dairy products are active and steady at
old fates. Cheese is firm enough to have an
other advance soon. Choice eggs are reported
scarce. Pittsburg markets in this line are
lower relatively than at other trade centers
East and West. In New York quotations for a
day or two past have been 24c per dozen. Poul
try is scarce and firm. Potatoes are still weak
on liberal receipts. The price for carloads on
track this morning was 40 to 45c per bushel, and
not very brisk at these figures. Tbe demand
for sweet potatoes is only fair. The same Is in
fact true of overythinc in prodnce lines. Out
side of eggs and dairy products, markets hare
bee quiet all the week.
Butteb Creamery, Elgin. 2830c; Ohio do,
2627c; fresh dairy packed, 232Sc; country
Beans Navy hand-picked beans, $2 232 40:
medium. S2 302 4tt
Beeswax i&a30c f? ft for choice; low grade,
Cidee Sand refined, 16 507 50; common,
S3 504 00; crab cider. SS 0OG8 50 ? barrel;
cider vinetar, 1012o fl gallon.
Chestncts-H 004 60 per bushel.
Cheese-OMo. lieilKc; New York, HWc;
Limburger. 9310c; domestic Sweitzer.lu
13c: imported SweitierJ 23c.
Eoos-20c fl dozen for strictly fresh.
FBUIT-Apnles, J2 000275 barrel; grapes,
Concords, 4S5c fl pound, Catawbas, 68c,
Delawares, 7!)c;Bartlett pears, $5 00 fl barrel;
qutnees. 6 0u7 CO fl barrel; cranberries. Jer
seys, 13 003 25 fl bushel box.
f'EATHERS Extra live eeese, 5060c;'No. 1
do. 4045c; mixed lots, 3035c fl ft.
Poultry Livo spring chickens, 4045c 9
pair; eld, 6570o ft pair.
Seeds Clover, choice, 62 &s to bushel, to 00
5 25 ftbushel: clover, large English, 62 lbs, to 50;
clover, Alsike. ?8 00; clover, white, J9 00; timo
thy, choice, 45 fts, SI 60; blue grass, extra
clean, 14 fis, 90c; Woe grass, fancy, 14 lis, $1 00:
orchard grass. 14 fl!, SI 65; red top, 14 fis, 11 25;
millet, 50 As, SI 00; German millet 60 Its, jl 60;
Hungarian grass, 60 fls, $1 00; lawn grass,
mixture of fine grasses, S2 50 fl bushel of 14
TALLOW-Country, He; city rendered, 4Jf
Tropical FRrrrrs Lemons, common, S5 00
5 50; fancy. t6006 50; oranges, S4 50Q5 00:
bananas, 2 00 firsts, SI 50 good seconds, f)
bunco; cocoanuta, $1 000150 ft hundred; figs,
89o ft fl; dates, 5J46bJic ft .
VEQETABLES-Potatoes, Jl 752 00 ft bar
rel: tomatoes 6575c ft bushel; wax beans, 75o
fl bushel; green beans, 4050o ft bushel; cu
cumbers, $2 252 60 fl bushel; cabbages. $4 CO
65 00 a bundrea; celery, 40c ft dozen; Southern
sweet potatoes, S2 002 25; Jerseys, 12 75.
Coffee options advanced a few points in New
York yesterday, but packages are unaffected.
Sugar continues to rule quiet. General gro
ceries are moving freely, but prices remain as
Green Coffee Fancy Bio. 22K23Jc;
choice Rio, 2021c; prime Rio. 20c; low grade
Rio, 1819kc; old Government Java, 27c; Mar
acalbo, 2324c; Mocha, 2S29c; Santos, 20
23c; Caracas. 2123c; peaberry, Rio, 2325c;
La Guayra, 2223c
Roasted (in papers) Standard brands,
23Kc; high grades, 226e; old Govern
ment Java, bulk. 31Kc: Maracaibo, 2G
27c: Santos, 2123c; peaberry. 26c; choice Bio,
24c; prime Rio, 22c; good Rio, 21cr ordi
Spices (whole) Cloves, 2I25c: allspice, 8c;
cassia, 8c; pepper, 18c; nutmeg, 70380.
Petroleum (jobbers' prices) 110 test 7c;
Ohio, 120, 8c; headlight 150, Sc; water
white, 10c; globe. 12c; elalne, 15c; camadine,
llc; royaline, 14c.
syrups Corn syrups, 2629c; choice sugar
syrups. 3338u; prime sugar syrup, 80S3c:
strictly prime, 3335c; new maple syrup. 90c.
N. O. Molasses Fancy, 48c; choice, 46c;
medium, 43c: mixed, 4042c.
Soda Bl-carbin kegi, 8f4c; bi-carb in Us,
5c; bi-carb, assorted packages, vS6c; sal
soda in kegs, lc; do granulated. 2c.
Candles star, full weight, 9c; stearine, ft
set, 8c; parafitne, ll12c.
Bice Head, Carolina, 77Jc; choice, 6V
7c: prime. 5Ji6Vc; Louisiana. 66Kc.
Starch Pearl, 3c; cornstarch, 6g6c; gloss
starch, 57c I
Foreign Fruits Layer raisins, $2 63; Lon
don layers, $3 10; California London layers,
$2 50; Muscatels, $2 25; California Muscatels,
$1 85; Valencia, 8c; Ondara Valencia, 9310c;
sultana, 8Kc; currants, 65c; Tnrkev prunes,
45e; French prunes, e13c: Salonica
prunes, in 2-ft packages, 8c: cocoannts, ft 100.
$6 00; almonds, Lan,. ft fl. 20ci do. Ivlca, 19c;
do, shelled, 40c; walnuts, nap.. 1215c; Sicily
filberts. 12c: Smyrna fles. laaifc: new dates.
5Gc; Brazil nuts, 10c; pecans, ll15c; citron,
ft fl, 2122c; lemon peel, ft fl, 1314c; orange
Dried Fruits Apples, sliced, per B. 6c.
apples, evaporated,, 8c; apricots, Califor
nia, evaporated, izbjisc: peaches, evaporated
pared, 2223e: peacnes. California, evaporated,
nnnared, 1012c; cherries, pitted, 2122c;
cherries, nnpitted, 56c; raspberries, evapor
ated. 2421Kc; blackberries, 7K8c; huckle
SKc: soft whites. 7?f7Kc: y
7Kc: yellow, cood, BHeBJs'c: yeUow. fair, 6c;
j-ellow. dark, 6c.
Pickles Medium bbls (1,200), $5 75: medi
um, balf bbls (600), S3 23.
Salt No. L W bbl, 85c: Na 1 ex. bbl, Jl OS;
dairy, fl bbl, SI 20, coarse crystal, fl bbl, Jl 20;
Higgins' Eureka, 4-bu sacks, S2 80: Hirgias'
Eureka. 10-14 Ik Dockets. S3 00.
Canned Goods Standard peaches. SI 00
2 25; 2ds. $1 501 155: extra peaches, $2 402 W,
pie peaches, 9oc: finest corn. SI 001 50; Hid. Co:
corn, 7090c red cherries, 90cSl; Lima beans.
31 10; soaKeu ao, hoc; string ao, 7d86c: mar
rowfat peas, SI lvisl 15: soaked peas, 7075c
pineapples. $1 401 50; Bahama do, S2 75; dam;
son plums, 95c; greengages, SI 25; egg plums,
S2; California pears, S2 50; do greengage. S2; do,
egg plums, 52; extra white cherries, C 90; red
cherries, 2 lbs. 90c: raspberries, II 4001 50;
strawberries, SI 10; gooseberries, Jl sOl 40;
tomatoes, 90cl 00; salmon, 1-fi SI 752 10;
blackberries, 8uc: succotash, 2-& cans, soaked;
99c; do green. 2 lbs, SI 251 50: corn beef, 2-a
cans, 52 05; 14-& cans, S14 00: baked beans, SI 45
m 50; lobster, 1-ft. SI 7&1 80: mackerel 1-&
cans, broiled, SI 50; saraines, domestic. Kin,
S4 254 60; sardines, domestic, Ms. S7 237 50;
sardines, imported, lis, SU 50L1 50; sardines,
imported, s, JL8; sardines, mustard, SJ60;
sardines, spiced. S3 50.
Fish Extra No.l bloater mackerel. S38 9
bbl.: extra No. ldo. mess, S40; extra No. 1
mackerel, shore, S32; extra No. 1 do, messed.
S36; No. 2 shore mackerel, S24. Codfish Whole
pollock, 4c Tjl Jb; do medium, George's cod.
Be; do large, 7c; boneless bake, in strips, 6c; do
George's cod In blocks, 6K7Xc Herring
Round shore, to 00 bbl; split, 17 00r lake,
S2 00 fl 100-ft half bbL White lisb, S7 00 fl 100
& halt libl. Lake trout, S5 50 ft half bbL Fin
nan haddock, 10c ft. Iceland halibut, 13c fl
B. Pickerel, M bbl. S2 00; V bbl, SI 10; Potoe
mac herring, lo UO fl bbl. S2 50 M J bbL
Oatmeal-SO 30S 60 fl bbL
llus'Ens' Oil No. 1 winter strained, 5557c
fl gallon. Lard oil. 75c
Grain, Floor and Feed.
Receipts, as bulletined at the Grain Ex
change, 34 cars. By Pittsburg. Ft. Wayne and
Chicago, 1 car of corn, i or hay, 4 of oatt 6-of
flonr, 1 of wheat. By Pittsburg, Cincinnati and
St. Louis, 7 cars of oats,. 4 of corn. 3 of mid
dlings, 2 of wheat, lot hay. By Pitts ourg and
Western, 1 car of oats. By Pittsburg andLake
Erie, 1 car of bay. Sales on call, 1 car sample
corn, 39c, 5 days, P. K.B.; 1 car No. 1 timothy
hay, S12 75. 5 days. P. B. B. The cereal market
has developed no new f eatnres since our last
report. Prices are a shade steadier. Wheat is
firm, and flour jobbers are firmer in their views.
High grade oats and corn are active at quota
tions. Low erades are slow. Prices below are
for carload lots on track.
Whbat NewNo. 2 red, 84085c; No. 3.80
Cork No. 2 yellow, ear, 444oc: high mixed,
ear, 4243c;No- 2 elIow, shelled. 40c; high
mixed, shelled, S940c; mixed, shelled, 38
Oats No. 2 white. 22Sc; extra. No. 3,
2BKe87c: mixed. 2425c .
Bye No. 1 Pennsylvania and Ohio, 60olc;
No. 1. Western, 4849r; new rye, No. 2 jObio,
Flodk Jobbing prices Fancy winter and
sprine patents, 005 50; winter straight,
S4 254 50; clear winter, 4 004 25: straight
XXXX bakers', S3 503 75. Rye flonr, S3 60
Milweed Middlings, fine white. J10 00Q
16 60 f) ton; brown middling. $12 013 00: win
ter wheat bran, Sll 5011 76; chop feed, SIS 60
016 00. ,
Hat Baled tlmothr. cholee, S14 0014 25;
Na 1 do, fl2 00U 60: No. 2 do, Sll 00 U 60;
loose frnm wagon. SU 0013 00, according to
quality: No. 1 upland prairie. J3 60g9 00; Nov
2, S7 0007 60:'packing do. S7 6087 75.
Stbaw Oats, S6 50Q7 00; wheat and rye
straw. S8 006 25.,
J Bsgar-cured hams, large, 10Jc; tufar-cared
hams, medium, Ilc; sugar-cured bass, small,
llc; sugar-cured breakfast bacon, lie; sugar
cured shoulders, 6c; sugar-cured boneless
shoulders, 7c; sugar-cured California Bams, 7c:
sugar-cored dried beef flate, 9fo: swar-cared
dried beef sets, 10jc; sugar-cured dried beef
rounds, 12c: bacon shoulders; 5cr bacon
clear sides, Wc; bacon clear bellies, 7Uc: dry
salt shoulders, &K dry salt dear aides, 7c,
Mess pork, heavy. $11 60; mess pork, family.
$12 00. Lard Refined, in tiereea. 6Vc: half
barrels, 6Jc; BO-fl tubs, e&qj 28-lb pails, 7c; 60
fl tin cans. 6c;3-ft tia pails. 7jc; 5-Jt tin
Sails, 7c; 10-ft tin palls, 6c: 6-ft tin pails, 7c; 10-
tin pails. 7c Smoked sausage, long. 5c;
large, 5c Fresh pork Jinks, 9c. Boneless
hams, 10Kc Pigs feet half barrel, $4 00; quar
ter barrel, $2 15.
Armour & Ce. furnished tbe following prices
on dressed meats: Beef carcasses 450 to 550 fls,
6c; 550 to 650 lbs. 6c; 650 Xn 750 fls. 87c
oneep, ec fi m. .Lames, o fl e. xtogs, c
A brisk trade is reported by dealers, and a
general rush is expected between now and colof
weather. The stock on hand is unusually large,
but from present outlook; there is little ques
tion that It will be well cleaned up before the
season Is over. Prices are unchanged. Dry
hemlock is scarce.
TOTS UNTLAKID TXED QUOTATIONS.
Clear boards, ner M.
...fSB 0S9B! 09
Delect common hoards.
Common boards per J
.., 067 00
Fine frame lumber peril
Bhlnrles, Ho. 1, IS In. peril ,
Shingles, Ho. i, 18 In. per M....
Clear boards, per 3L
Surface boards 30
Clear. Ji-Inch headed celling
Partition boards, peril
Kloorlnjr, No. 1
Flooring, No. J
Yellow pine flooring.. 30
f t cauier-ouaraing monmeo, ji o. i...,
Weather-boardrng, moulded, No. $....
HARD WOODS YARD (JOOTATlOJfS.
Ash, 1 to 4 in swot
Dlack walnut srreen. loerun 46 ot
HI ekwalnut, dry, log run .690
Uherry 40 C
Green white oak plank, 2 to 4 In ., 200
Airy wnue oaK plana-, zto 4in a c
Dry white oak boards, lln 20 0
West Va. yellow pine, 1 Inch 300
WestVa. yellow pine. IX Inch S6 0
West Va. vellow nontax. K to lln ISC
t-Hickory, lHtoSfh 13 C
nemiocE DuiiainginmDer, per li mob
Bank rails,. 14 GO
Boat studdlnjr .. 1409
Coal car plank is 09
BARD WOODS JOBBCtO rslCXf.
Asn...... ...,,.,.,. ......... ....... .........f30 06A45 09
walnut log run, green asoosisoo
walnut log run. dry S6OSAMO0
'White oak plank, green ISSSaSoO
White oak plank, dry IS 06836 GO
White oak boards, dry ISOeipgoO
WestVa. yellow pine. 1 in 308p5 0O
WestVa. yellow pine, l)f In MOaSSOO
Yellow poplar SOO&aetoO
Hickory, 1)4 to S in. is KSa 09
Hemlock 1109012 09
Bunk rails... HOD
Boat studding. - 14 00
Coal car plant... is 09
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Pittsbubo. Pa October 3, 1S89.
NOTICE 18 HKREBx" GIVEN THAT THE
report of viewers on the paving and curb
ing of Boggs avenue, from Bailey avenue to
sonth line of property of Louis Nepet has been
approved by Councils, which action will be
final, unless an appeal la filed in the Court of
Common Pleas within ten (10) days from date.
E. 1L B1GELOW,
Chief of Department of Public Works.
PnrsBTrno. Pa. October 3, 1889.
VTOTICE IS HEBEBY GIVEN THAT THE
il report of viewers on the gradlnE.paving
ana curbing of Cargill street,, from Thirty-
tnira street to jewel street, nas oeen approvea
by Woutfcils, which action will be final, unless
an appeal is filed in tbe Court of Common
Pleas within ten (10) days from date.
E. M. BIGELOW.
Chief of Department of Public Works.
Ptttsbubo. Pa.. October 3. 1889.
VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
jji reports of Viewers on the construction
01 sewers on Ellsworth and Center avenues
from Penn avenne to Euclid street; Mayflower
street, from Lowell street to Larimer avenne;
Larkins allev, from Sonth Twenty-fourth street
to a point 50 feet east: Wllberforce street, from
Penn avenue to Ellsworth avenue; Beitler
street and Biland avenne, from Shakespeare
street to Ellsworth avenne: Fifth avenue, from
r crown east of Wilkins avenne to Amberson
avenue, and Shakespeare street, irom Pennsyl
vania Bailroad to Ellsworth avenne, have been
approved by Councils, which action will be
final, unless an appeal is filed in the Court of
Common Fleas, within ten (10) days from date.
E. II. BIGELO W.
Chief of Department of Public Works.
-a-rnTinR TO CONTRACTORS SEALED
JM proposals will be received at the office of
City controller until ju vn va. m. .me u t uj ui
October, A. D. 1839, at 2 p.m., for the follow
lug. viz.: V
Murtland St, from Penn ave. to Kelly St.; 20-
Park ave., from Meadow sL to Negley run; 15
ana 20-inch pipe. ,
Turrett st, from Shetland st. to Renfrew st;
Lowell and WInslow sts., from Mayflower st
to Park ave.; 15 and 18-inch pipe.
Shetland st, from Turrett st to Park ave.;
Lovellst, from Shetland st, to Renfrew st;
Achllles and Renfrew sts. and private prop
erties of Daniel Ryan, Murray Bros. aodW.H.
Denniston. from Shetland st to Negley run
sewer; 15, 18 and 20-Inch pipe.
Bayard st, from Bidwell st, to Neville st;
15-lnch pipe. -
Center ave., from Craig st to Barton st; 15
and 20-incb pipe.
Mignonette st, from Negley ave. to Beatty
st: lo and 18-inch pipe.
Harvard st, from Negley ave. to Euclid ave. ;
Howard alley and Thirty-fourth st, from 300
feet northeast of Tnlrty-f ourth st to connection
with a sewer on Thirty-fourth st -at Ligonler
st: 15-Inch pipe.
Spring alley, from Twenty-first st to Twenty
second st; 15-lnch pipe.
Mulberry alley, from Sixteenth st to Seven
teenth st.:-15-incn pipe.
Fourth ave., from Grant st to Cherry alley:
Plans and specifications can be seen, and
blanks for bidding can be obtained at this
Each proposal must be accompanied by a
bond, probated before the Mayor or City Clerk.,
The Department of Awards reserves the
right to reject any or all bide. ,
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