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EASTERN MARKETS.
NEW YORK, June 8.— Bradstreet's Financial
Review to-morrow will say: Dullness and
speculative hesitation have increased to such
an extent that the only word . applicable to
the market this week. Is stagnant. The public
Is .practically out of the proceedings and the
stocks on. the New York board represent in
the main an exchange . of contracts between
the smaller professional operators. The Lon
don market was slightly stimulated at ! the
beginning of the week by the news that the
British army had occupied . Pretoria, but this
Influence did not last long or result' In any
decided buying of American stocks for foreien
account. On the contrary the bullish news
from South Africa was promptly nullified bv
the threatening aspect of affairs In China and
by the heavy fall of values and money market
pressure. that have developed In Berlin, makln?
that city something of a storm center in the
financial world. In fact the foreign influences
were adverse and seemed to have considerable
to do with the prevalent disposition of our
own market to wait the course of events The
fact that foreign exchange holds steady with
its recent decline is a favorable circumstance
and relieves New York : from the ; danger of
gold withdrawals unless the pending coniDl!
cations at Berlin should grow Into a panic—
rather an unlikely contingency. Meantime the
decreased activity of trade in various- lines
and the shutting down of manufacturing -es
tablishments Influenced the financial ultuation
by causing idle money to flow and accumulate
Et New York. Distinct ' evidence of this has
been afforded by the bank statements of the
last two Saturdays and in the increasing ease
of money as reflected in the demand for and
high prices of prime bonds and the dividend
paying railroad - stocks. Such securities and
large amounts of mere speculative stocks also
have accumulated - In strong • hands « and there
seems, to be no general distribution of. specu
lative holdings ;ln quarters where liquidation
• would be the result of -continued dullness, or
effective bearish pressure. Railroad earnings
continue to make, favorable comparisons -with
the figures of a' year ago. 'and It Is, thought
that, the contraction, of the. activity and -the
reduction of prices In the iron trade have reme
died the situation in' that quarter and that
a. turn for the better Is likely to be seen.'- The
facts seem to be that' the public • and street
are both • Influenced by the slacking of ¦, trade
and are fearful of the disturbing or restrictive
Bradstrcet's Financial Revieiv.
' New York Grain and Produce.
MONTREAL. June 8.— The Earl Fruit Com
pany realized the following prices for
California Fruit sold .at auction to-day:
Peaches— Single crates average $2; boxes $1 45
jo, average $160. Plums— Clymans, single
crates $2 43Q2 CO, average $2 53. Apricots—Roy
als, single cratea S5c@$l 05, average 92c. One
carload was sold.
¦ NEW YORK. June 8. — The Earl Fruit Com
pany's sales of California Fruit at auction to
day are as follows: Peaches— Alexander, boxes
S0c<2Jl 85. average $140. Plums— Clymans, sin
gle crates $1 S0<82. average $1 85. Apricots—
Royals, single crates Jl@l 30. average Jl 15.
Cherries— Royal Anne, boxes, average $1 9a
Two carloads, were sold.
Porter Bros. Company sales: Cherries— Tar-
NEW YORK. June 8.— FLOUR— Receipts,
12,007. Exports, 60,260. v More ' active and
stronger on the bigr upturn in wheat. Minne
sota patent, *3 6D@4; bakers' ,.$2 70®2 95; winter
patents, $3 60@3 90; -winter straights, $3 40®3 55;
winter extras, $2 55@2 S5.
WHEAT— Receipts, 22,200; exports, 127,423.
Spot, firm; No. 2 red, SOUc elevator, 84Uc f. c.
b afloat spot; No." 1 Northerns Duluth,' 79%c
afloat prompt; No. 1 hard Duluth, 81%c f. o. b.
afloat to arrive. Options — Opened strong and
advanced later In the day by outside buying;,
a renewal of bullish spring: wheat crop news
and good foreign and local demand. Several
reactions occurred . during the session under
profit-taking, but prices held well and rallying
finally • on heavy., covering closed very strong
at 2V> ( S2%c net advance, after an active and at
times excited trade all day. July, 70Uc, closed
7-«ic: September, 76%@?S%C, closed "IWc.y
HOPS— Dull.- .-.'/ ¦
HIDES— Firm. . » ,
WOOL— Quiet.
COFFEE— Spot KIo, steady; No. 7 Invoice,
S%c Mild— Quiet; Cordova, 9V4@13^c. Futures
closed steady, with prices 10 to 15 points net
lower Total sales, 33,750 bags, including:
July $7 45@7 60; August, $7 45; September, $7 40
til 50' October. $7 uO: November, $7 45@7 50; De
cember, $7 55#7 60: March, $7 70. .
SUGAR— Raw,, strong: • fair refining, 4V4c;
centrifugal, 95 test, 4%c; ¦ molasses sugar,
3 15-16e; reflned.-flrm.' ¦
BUTTER— Receipts, 8G54 packages. Unsettled:
"creamery extras, 16@lBc; factory, 14®16c. '
EGGS— Receipts, ¦ 8133 packages. Market
steady; Western, loss olT, 13@13Vic; Western at
mark, 10@13c. *
DRIED FRUITS. . ; •
XEW YORK, June 8.— Tlie market for evapo
rated apples ruled' rather quiet but steady, at
unchanged prices. Sellers were conspicuous by
their absence and at«the close prices were tend
ing upward. ' California dried fruits ruled dull.
STATE .- EVAPORATED APPLES— Common,
4 1 aP'5c: prime. *%<a 6c: fancy. 7V4®Sc. '---.¦¦
-CALIFORNIA, DRIED PRUNES— 3%@7c.
¦APRICOTS— Royal, -12^@14c; - Moorpark, .15
@isc:- '-.¦¦. ¦;: •¦ ¦ - ; --.- -¦ ¦ ¦ - ¦;-¦":•¦ - ¦.- ¦
PEACHES-Peeled. 16©lSc; unpeeled, 6@9c.
Heavs Whe.it Buying -in t^Qew York.
' ¦..,.¦..'¦.. - — - ¦¦¦,'.¦.¦-.
'• NEW, York, June : S.— Another . sensational
ad%'ance - took ¦ place \x\\ wheat to-day. : Prices
advanced ; 2 1 ,4@2%c ' per <bu8helr making over, 5c
In the last three days. '¦'¦; The outside speculative
Interests %. were i big \ buyers of wheat ' on ; crop
damage news In ' the Northwest, \ and : the \ pro-
tarians, 6Sc@2 05 box:' Centennials. $140; Big
areaus, TOcgjl 35; C. Bigareaus. $1 15; Governor
Woods, 80c. ¦- ' • '
CHICAGO. June S.— The Earl Fruit Company
realized the followins prices on California Fruit
at auction to-day: Plums— Clymans, single
crates tlffil 75, average $157. Peaches—Alexan
der 90cSJl 05, average $1 11. Apricots— Royals,
single crates SOc@Sl 23. average 96c; Newcastle,
65c Cherries— Black Oregons, boxes 45#75c. aver
age 62c; Royal Anne, 35c@$l 15, average 55c.
Five carloads were sold to-day; weather favor-
ForterBros. Company sales: Prunes— Tragedy,
$2 30© 2 70 single crates; Samonl, $2 33. Plums—
R-d, June *170@2 55 single crate; Clymans.
SI 30@l 70- Abundance, S2: Japan. $1 10@2 10; Yo-
Fab«> $1 75. Peaches — Alexander, 93clj 1 20 box,
$105'slngle crate; Oriental, 95c box. Apricots—
Royal 75®95c single crate; Blenheim. 75c. Cher
ries— Tartariana, 30c@$l 25 box; Blgareau, 20c@
$1 r -5- Royal Anne. 65c@$l 20; Centennial. 50SS5c;
mixed 4065 60c: Rockport. > 30@35c. t
BOSTON June 8.— The Earl Fruit Company's
tales of California Fruit at auction to-<1ay were
as follows: Peaches— Alexander, boxes oocSJl 30,
average $1 14. Apricots— Royals, single crates
65c<fm 50. average 77c. Cherries— Black Tartar
ians, 52c. Three carloads were sold. • .
Chicago Livestock Market.
CHICAGO. June 8.— CATTLE-Recelpts. 5C0;
steers, strong and active; butcher stock, steady
to firm and active; best on sale to-day, one
car at $5 50: good to prime steers* 15 10^f5 75;
poor to medium. .$1 50@5; selected feeders, slow,
$4 40@5; mixed Mockers, weak/ $3 75(04 23;
heifers. $3 lalffa: canners, $2 25(fZ; bulls. $3<g>
4 40; calves, steady, $4@7. Texans. teceipts.
TOO: b«>st on -sale to-day, fifteen ¦ carloads
Krassers. $4 05: Texas fed steers, $4 50SJ5 25-
Texan grass steers, 13 75^4 40;, bulls, $2 30ig3 30.
HOGS— Receipts, 25,000; to-morrow, 20,000; left
over, 7000, estimated; steady; opened strong,
5<9!10c higher; closed weak: top, $3 25: mixed
and butchers, I5??5 25; good to choice heavy.
$5 lo@5 25: rouirh heavy, S5@5 10; light, *5@5 25
top. t5 17H«5 27H. .
i: SHEEP— Receipts. 4000; sheep and lambs,
steady to slow; weak for Inferior grades; good
to choice wethers. $4 25@5 30;. fair- to choice
mixed, ¦J4®4'SO: Western sheep, $4 90® 3 40;
native lambs, 15<ff5 50; AVestern lambs. $tMj« 60;
spring lambs, SJ@1 25; Colorados, S6 75®7 15.
London Market.
XEW YORK. June 8.— The Commercial ¦ Ad
vertiser's London: financial cablegram says:
Tlie markets here to-day .were during, most of
the session a repetition of yesterday's/closing,
however.. with a firmer tone on the belief that
the ' powers * will act harmoniously , In China
Consols were sold for hedging purposes.
• London stiffened Americans readily by buylnjr
a few Union Pacific, but New York depressed the
list In' the street. Copper" shares were weak
early, ; but : rallied later in response to fluctua
tions in metal ' prices. •. ; : -
.The bank lost £200,000 gold to the Cape and
bought £19.000. of the. war loan in
stallment due dt turbed the money, market The
Board of Trade returns show both Imports and
exports Increased by 7.3 per cent.
CLOSING. ,
''LONDOX," "June . S.— Canadian Pacific, 95t4 •
Union Pacific preferred, 76; Northern Pacific
California Fruit Sales.
Wheat— July. Sept.
Opening 5 9T4 5 9?fe
Closing 6 10V4 5 10V4
PARIS.
Wheat— June. Sept.-Dec.
Opening ...'.. 20 63 22 30
Closing 20 70 22 20
Flour —
Opening 28 05 29 20
Closing .......27 90 ' 29 10
On the Produce Exchange to-day the butter
market was steady: creamery. 14V4@lSV4c: dairy,
13V4@15%c. Cheese, quiet; S®llc. Eggs, steady;
fresb, lO'.ic. ¦
NEW YORK, June 8.— R. G. Dun & Co.'s
Weekly Review of Trade to-morrow will say:
The adjournment *of Congress after a success
ful session, the progress toward peace in South
Africa and the rapid adjustment of prices here
to a more natural level tend to bring nearer
the day of greater activity. But progress
has not been rapid, and the yielding of prices
affects many as a reaction, cutting off part
of the profits supposed to have been secured.
The impression grows also that no extensive
changes in business are >, now probable until
after the Presidential election and the pos
sibility of trouble In China has at least as
definite an Influence on American affairs as
any change in South Africa. The unsettled
condition of labor controversies, moreover,
operates strongly lor the, time to limit ex
pansion of domestic business. • Yet the volume
of business Is so large that a few months of
waiting could not excite any apprenenslon.
It is but a few days since a prominent Iron
master'overwhelmed doubts and questions by
the positive declaration that any decline what
ever In the price of iron this year was simply
Impossible, yet anthracite -No. 1 has declined
J4 25 per ton and this week the Bessemer As
sociation has reduced Its price at Pittsburg
$4 60 per ton and the Southern makers $2 per
ton. The decline in ratio of prices of pig iron
from 112.7 in January to 93.6 this week and
in the- finished products from 9S.05 to 80.01
does "not In fact show the entire change, as
'the steel and wire companies' guarantee of
prices In case of further reduction respecting
products not then shipped is In effect a con
cession. A few large contracts are reported,
but the new business Is so small that many
works are stopping or reducing their force. The
minor metals and coke are weaker. Petroleum
r>as again been reduced to $7 So, against $9 90
April 4, and rubber to 86c. against $1 04 In
March. Silk and hemp are both lower. Wooh
has not declined further, but Is weak and In
small demand, many of the mills having in
adequate orders for goods. Still more Im
portant Is the fall in cotton to JS SI. against
$9 87 a month ago, which Is also due In part
to restricted demand for goods at the ad
vanced prices asked. The statement often
made that the textile mills are running full
time does not appear accurate; the production
is heavy but by no means full. Mldos have
declined further this week, both packer hides
at Chicago and dry hides here, and the de
cline in this important material has been over
20 per cent, while In leather it has not aver
aged S per cent. The boot and shoe, manu
facturers maintain that they cannot accept
lower prices than those they have asked until
leather yields much more and the closing of
many works Indicates that the embarrassment
Is serious.
The rise of 2Mc in wheat, attributed to In
juries threatening a short movement next fall,
affected stocks also somewhat. Exports do not
materially change, having been for the first
week of June from Atlantic ports, including
flour, 2.805,261 bushels, against 1.849,373 bushels
last year: from Pacific ports, 591,015 bushels,
against 623,400 bushels last year. Receipts of
both wheat and corn have fallen, considerably
below those of last year, though not as yet
enough to indicate a sense of scarcity in in
terior supplies. ' ,: . nn . ,
Failures for the week have been 206 in the
United States, against 159 last year, and 19 in
Canada, against 10 last year.
Cash quotations were as follows: Flour, firm;
No. 3 spring wheat, C7'/£@69%c; No. 2 red. 73%c;
No. 2 corn, 3S%<f}40Uc; No. 2 yellow, 39(540^0;
No. 2 oats, 22%t:'2%c; No. 2 white, 25^@2t5c:
No. 3 white. 25<g25}ic; No. 2 rye, 56Hc; good
feeding barley, 37c; fair to choice malting. 3'J»i
@42c; No. 1 flaxse«d. Jl SO; No. 1 Northwest
ern, $1 SO; prime timothy seed, $2 35; mess pork,
per barrel, $10 70@ll 85; lard, per 100 pounds,
$6 83@6 97>/ 2 : short ribs sides (loose), $6 25@7;
dry salted shoulders (boxed). 6H@Mic; short
clear sides (boxed), J7 30<gr7 40; whisky, basis
of high wines, Jl 23; clover, contract grade. JS.
Exchange and Bullion.
Sterling Exchange, sixty days.... $4 g3^4
Sterling Exchange, sight — 4 83
Sterling CaDles _ 4 gg
New York Exchange, sight — 10
New York Exchange, telegraphic — 12'4
Fine Silver, per ounce ,... — go
Mexican Dollars 48% 43
Wheat and Other Grains.
WHEAT— The market seems to be working
Into better shape all over the world.
Liverpool and Paris were both . higher. The
condition of the Russian crop was reported
satisfactory, but not flattering.
Chicago was very bullish and Corn advanced
on Increased speculation and a good shipping
demand. Wheat eased oft somewhat on pre
dicted showers in the Northwest, but a reliable
Minneapolis dealer wired a damage of 50 per
cent In the Northwest, with rain needed to
save the balance of the crop. Subsequently
the market became excited and irrejirular. with
holders selling freely. but repurchasing on
every break. The weather continued unfavor
able, with Increasing complaints from the
Northwest. The condition of the Kansas crop
was given at 101.
The local market advanced again, both on and
off call, with Increased trading. 1
Spot Wheat— Shipping, 95@96Uc: milling.
97Wc@?l. • 1
CALL BOARD SALES.
Informal Session— 9:15 o'clock— December— 10,
000 ctls, $1 04; 46,000. $1 04%; 26.000. $1 04>,i: 66.C0O
$1 C4U-
Second Session — December — 10,000 ctls. $1 04^4 ¦
8000, $1 04H: 4C00. %\ 04; 4000, Jl C3T-J.
Regular Morning Session— December— 6000 ctls
$104%; 40CO, $1 04V4; 2000, $1 04%: 14, COO, $1 C4»i;
48.CC0. $1 03.
Afternoon Session — December — 1000 ctls. $1 05:
2000, SI 04 T &.
BARLEY— The market Is developing stronger
symptoms and holders are gradually advancing ;
their asking prices. Futures continue to im
prove.
Feed, 70c for No. 1 and 6o@67'/4c for oft grades ;
Brewing and Shipping grades, 75@S0c; Cheva
lier, nominal. -
CALL BOARD SALES.
Informal Session— 9:15 o'clock — December—
4000 ctls. 70%c; 4000. 71c; 2000, 70%c.
Second Session— No sales.
Regular Morning Session — December — 10.000
ctls. 7'J»4c; 200.. 71c; 2000, 7('Hc
Afternoon Session— No sales.
OATS— The Increasing firmness In Wheat and
Barley Is Imparting strength to this market,
which Is steadier, though quotations are no
hlsher and business shows very little Increase.
White. »1 10«l 30; Red. *l!ffl 20; Gray. « 07}j
@l 15; Black, $1@1 07',$ per ctl.
CORN— Prices are rather firmer, but the de
mand is still slow. Eastern large Yellow, $1 13
©1 17V4 per ctl; Eastern White. $1@1 05 per ctl:
Mixed. %X 10.
RYE — S2'!.c per ctl for new and 95@97Hc for
old.
BUCKWHEAT— Nominal.
Flour and Millstitffs.
FLOUR— California family extras. S3 €iygS 73.
usual terms: bakers' extras. $.T 40S3 50; Oregon
end Washington. $2 25f3 per barrel.
MILLSTUFFS— Prices Jn sacks are as fol
lows usual discount to the trade: Graham
Flour $2 75 per 10O lbs: Rye Flour. *2 75; Rye
Meal * J' 50- Rice Flour. J7; Corn Meal. J2 50;
Oat Groats. $» SO; Hominy. $3 2503 50: Buck
wheat Flour. $4®4 25; Cracked Wheat, $3 23;
Farina. $4 50: Whole Wheat Flour. $3: Rolled
Oat3 (barrels). J6t?7 25; In sacks. $5 75^7; Pearl
Barley. J5; Split Peas. $5; Green Peas. S3 SO per
100 lbs-
Hay and Feedstuff s.
Conditions remain as before. Feedstuffs are
firm. In sympathy with the raw products.
BRAN— $12 50@13 50 per ton.
MIDDLINGS— $17@20 per ton.
FEEDSTUFFS-Rolled Barley, $13016 Der
ton: Oilcake Meal at the mill. $2«@27: Jobblnc
J27 50^28: Cocoanut Cake. *20tS21: Corn Meal*
J25; Cracked Corn. 123 50; Mixed Feed $13 SO
HAY— Wheat, i $7@9 for common to good $9 50
010 for choice; Wheat and Oat. $7 50(@9 50- Oat.
$6@S: Barley, $5i?7; Alfalfa, $3@7 no per ton
NEW HAY— Volunteer. $436: Wheat IC0--
Clover. $4 &0@6; Alfalfa. $5®7; Barley, $4®5 Jer
STRAW— 25@37%c per bale.
Beans and Seeds.
Dull and unchanged.
BEANS— Bayos. *2 S3<33; small White. 13 25®
3 40; largs White. $2 75@2 90; Pink. $2 6O0-> 90-
Red. $2 5003: Blackeye. $3 50@4; Butters'
nominal: Lima. $5 30@3 40; Pea, $3 40©3 SO- i>eA
Kidneys. J4@4 £0. * "' 1 ' ea
SEEDS- Brown Mustard, nominal- Yetlnw
Mustard. 4c: Flax. $12002 20; Canary C
per lb for California and 4c for Eastern'- A?
SSKS?SSf&!!?^ 2H * 3c: Herap - SflJJ;
Potatoes, Onions and Vegetables.
Potatoes are rather firm, while Onions con
tinue easy. Green Corn from Alameda is on the
market.
POTATOES-Oregon BurbanUs. tUBl OS- \> w
Potatoes. 4OC5I51 In sacks and C3c«$i in box~f
ONIONS-New Red. SSflfSe; Silver-skins I*®
$1 per ctl: Australian. $3@3 50 pe" ctl ®
VKGETABLES-Green Corn. *lfflr 50 per nark
for Vacaville and 20625c per dozen foV bt>"
Rhubarb, 4Qc«T$l per box: Asparagus 5 0c«ii
per box for No. 2 and $1 25<ffl 60 for \£i
and $1 7562 23 for fancy large- Gr-.en rv-,.
75c©$l 25 r^r sack: String nfans . 3^4c-
bage, 40«o0c; Tomato, 75c43.$l 25; E>g piant
from Los Angeles. 4^6c; Dried Okra 32'4c per
1? ; . 9 r l, en 1 from Los Angeles, Sm2*%-
Dried Peppers. S@10c; Carrots. 23@35c per sack :
Summer Squash. 40«x60c per box for Vaeavnu
and.$l?rl 25 for Alameda: Cucumbers^ $1 KSi iS
nrwHSgfe^gg^g Pgr *">* fOr
. Poultry and Game.
Squabs are lower, as the lack of communica
tion with the Chinese quarter Is interfering
with; their sale. Other Poultry is generally on
the down grade, as stocks are heavy, with free
receipts promised In the near future.
POULTRY — Ltve Turkeys. 10@llo for Gob
blers and 11®12 C for Hens; Geese, per pair
$1<S1 25: Goslings, $1®1 25: , Ducks. $4S5 for
old and $4@3 for young; Hens, $4®4 50; Youne
Roosters. ,4 SOQ5; Old Roosters. $3 £0®!; Fry.rf
-
NEW TOn.C. Jur« «. Tt.i. f •allowing' table,
compiled by Brt lltmt hov, the bank clear
ings at prlnciral ci.i., u_r the week ended
June 8, with the p.-rcentace of Increase and
decrease, as i jmiiared wita the corresponding
week last year:
Percentaee,
Cities— Amount. Inc. Dec.
New York..... 1J76.1S8.679 .... 14.8
Boston '. 121,253,019 18.6
Chicago 143.875,528 6.S ....
Philadelphia l'**,GS6,702 7.5 '. ....
St. Louis o4.wl.171 1.6 ' ....
Pittsburg 34.728,520 3S.S
ISaitimore 24,f.50,lS0
San Francisco 21.BS4.546 IS. 5 ....
Cincinnati 1S,i'30,200 22.5'
Kansas City.. 15,443,591 20.4
New Orleans 7,!'23,540 6.0 ....
Minneapolis 11.5S9.402 5.1 ....
Detroit 0,042,593 .... ¦ 6.7
Cleveland 12.S24.747 27.3
Louisville S.4S2.658 .... 12.9
Providence 6.114,300 • " 7.6
Milwaukee 6.023,718 ....- 1.2
St. Paul 5,246,465
Buffalo 5.396,596 4.6 ....
Omaha 7.H6.103 21.8
Indianapolis (i.£,12,325 .... • 8.9
Columbus. 0 5.540.1CW • 2.8
Savannah 2.S2S.5S5 33.9
Denver 3.8S6.336 1.6
Hartford 2.&54.S02 8.0
Richmond 4.075.S04 41.5
Memphis 2.25fi,023 2.0
Washington '.. 3.145.S15 ....
Peorla 2,117.527 ...: . 9.S
nochester 8.013.S23 - 13.2 ....
New Haven 1.576,494 .... x ¦ 22. S
•Worcester 1.262.479 , lj.S
Atlanta 1.610.234 .... 9.0
Salt Lake City 2.025.216 .... • 1.0
Sprlnsrfleld. Mass... 1.370.113 14.3
Fort Worth 2.337.960 .... 7.8:
rortlar.d, Me £12,202 .... 41.9 I
Portland, Or 1.SST.161 8.1
St. Joseph 5.715,630 ' D7.3
Los Angeles 2.C00.105 63.0 ....
Norfolk 1.397.73(5 SO.O ....
Syracuse 1.2S1.24S ¦ 4.9 ...'.
Des Molnes 1.563,171 ....
Nashville LS24.45O 11.3
Wilmington, Del.... 954.169 16.4 ....
Fall Itiver 8C4.9S3 16.0
Scranton 1,141,652 12.6
Grand Rapids 1,271.472 8.8
Augusta, Ga €U,0SS .... 42.4
Lowell 56'.",549 .... 27.6
Dayton, 0 1.064.7S2 ....
Seattle 2.40S.840 36.4 .
Tacoma 1.2?6,040 S6.5 ~ " .....
Spokane 1.227.078 .... 9.1
Sioux City 1,337,832 19.3
New Bedford 443,955 .... 14.4
Knoxvllle, Tenn 614.464 .... 1S.0
Topeka 74S.30S 22.2
Birmingham S27.958 44.6 ....
"Wichita E63.1CS 12.1
Binghamton 421.CK) 10.7
Lexington. Ky 430,940 10.8 ...
Jacksonville, Fla... 254,153 32.9 ....
Kalamazoo 423,048 5.5 ....
Akron 56MOO 39.1
Chattanoopa 463,151 27.8
Itockford, 111 25X.12S .. n 9
Springfield. 0 266.2C0 4.7
Farso, N. D 37S.30S 36.9
Sioux Falls, S. D... 177.2S7 8.5 .'.'..
Fremont, Neb l.">9,376 '3^0
Davenport 1.2?6,676 1.6
Toledo 2,07«, 7!»9 g'i
Galveston B.4G4.O0O B.7 . '
Houston o.f'19,105 27.9
Little Rock 432.799 19.0 '.'.'.'
Youncrstown 329,725 . "\i
Springfield, 111 M«.9r,4 47.3
Macon 62J.OO0 29.3
Kaslnaw 296,672 12.5
Helena 67£0S3 13.3
Evansville S35.115 .... 15*9
Totals. U. S.... $1.655, 695,172 .'.;-.' Xe
Totals outside New
Tork 679.506,493 2.2
DOMINION OF CANADA.
Montreal J14.571.242 .... 97
Toronto 1U7C042 11.0
AVInnlpes 2.233,992 6.1
Halifax 1.E71.O61 ¦ 11. 5
Hamilton R21.S66 0 6
St. John. N. B 778,164 '3^4
Vancouver 990,697 3S 6
Victoria , 671,887 .... 'o!«
Totals $32,520,949 .... "oTfj
B n nk Clearings.
Charters. .
The Rufus K. Wood and Charmer are char
tered for ccal from Oyster Harbor to St.
Michael.
Receipts of Wine and Brandy.
Tlpceiyls of wine or.d brandy at this port
during the firet five months o? the year were
as follows, onTT.pare«l with thf same time last
vf-ar: Of wine. 0,187. *»fi Rallons, against 7,-
S2C.550; of brandy, 116,375 gallon?, against 10L
(*0.
Coinage of the Mints.
The colnape of the United States mints for
r>"u»;le eagles J74.SI2.2S0 00
Eajrles IL77J,14fl 00
Half-eairles 7.SS8.963 00
Quartrr-eaples 135.J55 00
Standard dollars 17.244. MS t*>
Kaif-dollarc 4.841.751 04
QuarTer-JoIlirs 4.4r.l.«90 M
D'.rr.ee 2.48S.SS4 90 I
Nickels L512,«aC0j
Cent* 61S.9S9 74
Total $:nr.,r7.-.7.;7 C4
la 1S9S-99 12C.37C7£3 26
The National Cashbox.
The rtafmer.t of c^iEh In the United States
tl»MUiJ ir,r Ji;n»? 1 la as follows:
Rc-e :rve Fund —
G.i; <\An ana tars J150.000.000 irt
Trust Fund—
Go'.d coin 225.^51.173 f-0
Silver dr-!!ars= 4r.,4T-).<<0<' 01
Raver dc-llars cf 1S9S S.3U.101 M
Silver tars of 1=30 71.12C>>?5 <"0
United Sui'^s r.t.s 4,7S5,«M) CO
General Fond-
Cold <vin ancl l>ars 43,'>22.W5 M
Ool.J certificates SS.SJ4.880 <M
River certificates fi.if37.3.'l «.'O
Filv«»r doiiars 4, 337. 443 00
Silver bullion 126.724 Cl
VnitM State? nctf-5 13,143.007 00
TifEF-or- ncti-p of :&'< l«'3.2« 00
National hcr.k notes S.612.189 a
Kract!.-.r:nl .-ilvrr coin C.C1X4SS 22
FVaottaoal currency 95 7S
Minor coin 43G.€M 13
Miw«S!aneous S7.'33 24
National Hank DeposJterieji —
Credit Trfcs-urer United .' : tates... 105.22C.525 39
Cre<iit I*. O.Vbursing: ofl'ic^rs... 6.Ci&5,Si'2 M
Total IU104.261.82J SO
May L J300 .' L 102, COS, 128 S3
Additional Cargo.
In addition to rarpn previously reported the
Curacao, which Failed Thursday for Mexico,
carried: I 1 ) pJcps dried fruit, 2C cs canned goods,
15 cs paint, 27 rkes (rroceri-'S and provision! 5 .
7 ok drugs, C l'kf;s splees. C33 Tbs bread. 15
pkca a;-fsa> Ins K'Jucs, 8 pkps acid. 2 cs am
m"r,ia, £0 rks r>"tato«?, 15 cs oil. 4>"'2 rs hanJ
warf. 10 cf pilch. 2 cr- fuse. 1000 bricks. 520
T!<^ t-tarrh, 235 ga'.s beer. 7 keps r.alls, t pki^s
recetMblea. 2 cs olives, S i>ki?s ship chandlery.
3 ¦ s v.acon material, 45.008 ft lun".l»er. 5000 Tbs
eoda a£h, i4'JC Its fjirar, 100 flasks quicksilver.
Exports to Central America.
The steamer City cf Sydney Failed yesterday
for Panama with a general cargo valued as
foil ewe: For Central America. SC0.3C6; for
Mexico, Il"23; for New Vork, £3246; total value,
C5.12S.
For Central America— 27 c? dr>' eoods, S03
Iba chf-ese. 24CK> Yt* lard. 43f'9 hb'.s flour. 247
pkgs groopries arM provisions. C5 cs salmon.
ISt fks ix>tetocE, 22 j=k£ onions, 33 cs canned
poodK. 12 pks* drif^d fruit, CC24 gals wine,
f/Jj gain b*pr. 7822SI Hjs uce, 1128 cs coal oil.
t" frbls 3JSJ Tbs tallnw, "3 rs paste, T.3 pksa I
Irr.nware. 17 l;f-ss r.aliB. %"<~ T!:s bread, 337S pai?
Wiilsky. 13 I'kRS hardware, "2 bflls brooms, 8
os j~<"intinp rr.otorlol. 14 pkips maehtOCTTa 12
tlnF mupmtfler. 10 l>V.zr tea. 13 bb!« cerr.ent,
IS rkps turpentine, 5 j^kfrs asssay K(>ods. 3'0 Tlis I
rniUstuJTs. U keps whlre lead. 5 cs drups, 21 i
f.ligs houwhi)kl RC'Ods, 31 c* oil. 14 pk^s Ft.i- .
tlonery. 3T<( s>k^ piiJ*. 4 es paint. 22 fl<:rs |
rt^el. 40Ck) ihB foda. 22 l.ktrs resin. 43 bxs I
etarch. 5 ;ke!= shoes, h Iwiis harness. 0 Ixils I
wire. 2S22 railroad ties, 75 tons coal. :
In trar.sit-27 pkgs fi'.k. 142 pkps prepared
meat, 4d Lils taper.. 4M0 T>R rice; value. J23C0.
For Mexico — Irt pkgs fireworks, 500 lidls
ehooks. 6 bills papers. 10 p^P" nails. 10.450 ft
lumber. 20 tks potatoes. 22 rkg-s Kroceries, CZ
gals wine, 3 pkes tr-a, 10 cs ccal oil. 6 ca
l,aint. 6 c* cartridces, )6 cs rarte.
For New York— 7922 gals wine, 125 bdls rags.
Weather Report.
OlCth Meriaian-Paclfle Time.)
SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 1900—5 p. rn.
The fc'lowlns maximum temperatures were
reported from stations in California to-day:
Eureka 58- Los Anpreles so
Independence 92 San Luis Obispo 74
Mount Tamalps-i* DljEaa Diego 72
H«J B'.uff '** Sacramento S 1 )
Kresno 92i
San FVanclfico data: Maxlicum temperature,
C3: tr.lnirnum. £2; mean, «S.
WEATHER CONDITIONS AND GENERAL'
FORECAST.
Cloudy ar.d irwiTaily threatening weather
prevails over Calilrrnia. Nevada. Northern
r Arizona snd Utah. Light eprinkles of rain are
reports In Nevada and Utah. Thunderstorms
are reports at Carson City and Salt Lake City.
' The piTErure has risen over the Pacific slope
ard Jalleri over the upper Missouri Valley.
The temperature hi.s fallen over the "Pacific
tl ;••- in Southern Arizona.
Conditions arc favorable for generally cloudy
end somewhat threatening wealher In Califor
nia Saturday.
Forecast made r.t San Franclrco for thlrfy
hours ending miflnipht. June 9. 1&00:
Northern California — Cloudy Saturday: cooler
Jr. the Interior; fresh west wln^.
Southern California— Partly cloudy Saturday
•with fog along the coast In the morning; fresh
west wind.
Nevada— Cloudy: cooler Saturday.
Utah— C'.oudy Saturday, probably light ehow
ers; cooler.
Arizona— Partly cloudy Saturday.
Kan Frar.c'.Fc-o and \-icinity— Generally cloudy
cr foggy Saturday; fresh wen wind
G. H. WILLSON.
Local Forecast Official

I shares was coincident with the deliberations of
the committee appointed by the presidents of
W*>stern railroads to concoct a plan for di
vision of traffic cave force to the supposition
that the prospect for a satisfactory settlement
is net very good. Faillnp In such a settlement
there is Mtiti to be a likeiihood of a widespread
and costly rate war. Coming In combination
with the- bad reports from the wheat country,
this Fcrvcd to effectually break the market and
price* went to pieces In the last half hour of
the trading:, the weakness Fpreading from the
Grangers, Pacifies and Southwestern into the
. trunk lines and specialties and embracing the
wholo list. This break came after a day cf
I-ersister.t dullness and lrrejjular fluctuations
in prices. The Incident immediately preceding
the brtak was an advance of over a point in
Iteauir.g first preferred, with confident absorp
tion of very large offerings. The second pre
ft-rrtd was all wiped out in the final break. An
increase in the earnings of Northern Pacific of
-S per cent for the fourth week in May did
not avail to save that stock from the break on
the unfavorable crcp prospects and it fell two
points. Mi-nourl 1'aciflc and Baltimore and
Ohio showed weakness before the general break
on general fears of disappointment regarding
dividends. There was a relaxation of the pres
sure en foreign markets, due to apprehension
ever the trouble in China, ar*i London bought
stocks here to a moderate extent,- causing some
Flight rains early in the day. The preliminary
estimates of the bank statement ficrure out a
small loss in cash owing to ths week's heavy
to f3.117.O"U > all on account of the cajl by the
Treasury of Government deposits in the banks.
The estimate* of receipts from the interior are
slightly In excess of those made last Friday,
but it was remembered that last Friday's esti
mates foil rhort by $1,500,000 of the actual re
ceipts, so that a rain in cash In to-morrow's '
statement would not be surpri?ing. The mar- !
ket <-los«-d active and. weak at about the lowest.
The t -nd market was very dull and price
chancres were remarkably small. Total sales, |
par value. S1.1W.000. United States bonds were ,
unchanged in bid quotations. \
NEW YORK STOCK LIST. :
Shares Closlnc I
Sold. Stocks— • Bid. i
4.2W Atchison 25 !
lS.t74 Atchison prefd 71',-j
7.4SS Baltimore & Ohio 77*,
Canadian Pacific 92*,
Canada Southern 5Ui
; COO Chesapeake & Ohio 27^ •
l. r -0 Chicago Great Western 11T»
10,54'i Chicago Burlinston & (Juincy 127*4
100 Chicaso Ind & Louisville 20Vi
Chicago Ind & Louisville prefd 51
3'*) Chicago 6: Eastern Illinois »7
tW Chicago & Northwestern lC2^i
3,421 Chicago Rock Island & Pacific 106 ! » j
4'(0 C C C & Si Louis 68 '
SW Colorado Southern 6 |
$60 Colorado Southern 1st prefd 44
LISS Colorado Southern 2d prefd 17%
Delaware <t Hudson 112 !
26) Delaware- Lack & Western 17S
Denver & Rio Grande 1754,
400 Denver &. Rio Grande prefd C7
Erie lttfc j
Erie 1st prefd 35V* |
£02 Great Northern prefd 161 i
Hocking Coal 14 j
30) Hocking Valley 36*1 •
2'JG Illinois Central 1121s i
1.2iO Iowa Central I'M f
Iowa Central nrefd 47 j
100 Kansas City Pittsburg & Gulf....... 16H j
€10 Lake Erie & Western 27^ 2 I
4C.0 Lake Erie & Western prefd &6 I
Lake Shore 2124 !
2.223 Louisville & Nashville 7Sli
2.070 Manhattan L 89 1 .*
£35 Metropolitan Street Railway 153
1M Mexican Central UK i
(00 Minneapolis & St Louis f-O-'i* ,
Mir.enapolis & St Louis prefd 94'^ ,
22.'M Missouri Pacific ' 53'£ j
Mobile & Ohio SS^
Missouri Kansas & Texas 10%
1.0M Missouri Kansas & Texas prefd S2Vi
fcSO New Jersey Central 121 j
1 K,0 New York Central 129'4 i
1.S55 Norfolk & Western 33*,i j
Norfolk & AVeFtem prefd 77 j
22.000 Northern "Pacific 57%!
l,::,0 Northern Pacific prefd ' 74'/* j
1,100 Ontario & Western 2')% j
Oiegon Railway & Xav 42
Orrijon Hallway '& Nav prefd..- 7G I
Z.CT.l Pennsylvania 123Vs j
2.ST0 .Kea.linK 17>i I
4S^2'i Reading 1st prefd 6S>^ j
6,;C5 Reading 2d prefd 30
100 Kio Grande Western M i
Rio Grande Western prefd £7% :
Bt Louis & Pan Fran S5i ]
St Louis <fc San Fran 1st prefd Pi
St Louis & San Fran 2d prefd 3314
300 St Louis Southwestern lO^
1 100 St Louis Southwestern prefd 24^
15,070 St Paul 114«i
St Paul prefd 174
........ St Paul & Omaha 117
2.&S2 Southern Pacific 33%
1.500 Southern Railway 11%
2.115 Southern Railway prefd &3»,i
LSOO Texas 4 Pacific 15%
15.075 Union Pacific 'KH1
Lo24 Union Pacific prefd 73 1 * |
— ICO Wabash •... 7»i
1,3^0 prefd 19H
xm .Wheeling & Lake Erie $%
1.410 Wheeling & Lake Erie prefd '24H
515 Wisconsin Central WA j
Kxpress Companies —
Adams 113
American 150 j
United States ! 45
Wells Fargo US
Miscellaneous—
American. Cotton Oil 34Vi
American Cotton Oil prefd 91
2S0 American" Malting S%
American Malting prefd 2OVs
C30 American Smelting & Ref 33\i
473 'Aemrican Smeltlns & Ref prefd SOU |
American Spirits 9^
American Spirits prefd 17 I
4M> Amorii-n Steel Hoop...." ;. 30%
jOO American PtETl Honp prefd 70 '
1.C20 American' Steel & Wire 34<i
&,0 .American Stee! & Wire prefd 73*4
150 American Tin Plate 21Vfe
American Tin Plate prefd 72'^
5.775 American Tobacco 90*3 I
American -Tobccco prefd 129 I
COO Anaconda Mining- Co 4CV4
4.C.0 Brooklyn Uapid Transit CSHI
1.27.'i Colorado Fuel &. Iron 33 '
1.020 Continental Tobacco 24
CM Continental Tobacco prefd SO
l.eco Federal Steel 33%
720 Federal Steel prefd 66^
100 General Electric .132
110 Glucose Sug-ar 4S
2,340 Glucose Sufrar prefd 97
100 International Paper .".. 23U
200 International Paper prefd €6hi.
Laclede Gas 73
: National IJIscuit '. 2S ! i
* National Biscuit pre'q SO
400 National Lead isv;
National Lead prefd S5
120 National Steel 27>4
SCO National Steel prefd gCV«
7!>7 New York Air Brake 139
KW: North American \K%
100 Pacific Coast .49
... Pacific Coast l*t prefd S3 J
2S0 Pacific Coast 2d prefd 59 I
120 Pacific MaJl 27'4 i
4,?50 People's Gas 9S»;
Prepsed Steel Car ...•. ;.. 45>A
• 110 Pressed Steel Car prefd 75"
100 Puliman Palace Car z 1S2
...'.... Standard Hop* & Twine ;:5 :¦"'
17.S75 Sunar .........114',i
Supar prefd HJ
S.i.KS . Tennessee Coal Sc Iron CS%
524 United States Leather lP'i
1S4 United States Leather prefd......... CS^i
United States Rubber 25y.
443 United State* Kubgber prefd........ «3y*
275 Wentern Union 73ij
225 Republic Iron & Steel i»j^
270 Republic Iron & Steel prefd... te'-i
P C C & St Louis... 56
: Third Avenue ';... ,ui
CHICAGO, June's.— July wheat opened at 71®
71V4e, a flat Jump from yesterday's close of
U@t4c. Then began a trade which." in excite
ment and , volume exceeded even yesterday's,
when traders were referring to the days of the
Lelter deal for comparisons. The advance was
occasioned by the fact. that the Northwest was
still without rain." Realizing sales were
heavy, however, and July, following the open-
Ing, declined to 7054c. Then the pressure of
buying orders, bunches of which every man In
the pit seemed to have in the greatest plenty,
came to .the aid of the market and July shot
up to 71%c. Lots, which during the refent
dullness would have caused a' break In prices,
were absorbed without * a tremor. At this
point the .Weather Bureau announcement of In
dications of 6howers for, the Northwest Satur
day caused some cessation In the buying and
the takers of profit forced July gradually back
to 7054c The dip, however, merely gave the
buyers a breathing spell, | for at the price
quoted they Jumped Into the pit with renewed
vigor. Northwestern interests bought enor
mous quantities, as did Influential locals.
Some who went short early upon the theory
that the advance of yesterday would in the
natural course of things be followed by a
reaction covered, this aiding in the advance.
Trading during the last hour was very heavy.
July climbed up to 72%c and closed 2%c Im
proved at 72%@72%c. Cables were strong. The
spring wheat territory reported the crop situa
tion becoming more "critical. High winds
and sand yesterday, it was said, did further
damage to the North Dakota crop. Through
out the entire session the Northwest bought
persistently and heavy. Naturally there was a
great deal, of liquidating, but the small part
the Northwest took in this was notable and a
factor In the spurt which came when the ses
sion came to a close.
Corn was dull and easy during . the first
of the advance in wheat, but became very ac
tive later. The pit had been deserted in favor
of wheat until some buying. orders brought out
the fact that there was little for sale. In a
few minutes July went up over a cent a bushel
and once started the shorts were not to be de
nied. July sold between 3S%@40%e. closing 1&
@l%c improved at 40@40V»c.
Oats, like corn, lagged early, but later
braced up and closed strong. Trade was light.
July closed Vic better at 22c.
The provisions market was firm In sympathy
with wheat and corn. The .opening was firm.
There was a fair demand, but offerings in the
pit were fairly liberal. July pork closed 7V4C
over yesterday, July lard 5c higher and July
ribs 5@7y>c better.
The leading futures ranged as follows:
$3 60@4; Broilers, $2 5C®3 for large and $1 V>n
2 2S for small; Pigeons. $1 50@l 75 per <Xoz-n
for old and $1^1 23 for Squabs.
GAME— Nominal.
Butter, Cheese and Eggs.
Butter Is quite firm at the noted advance a.-.i
some dealers are quoting 13Hc.
Cheese Is firm, with, lighter supplies.
Ranch Eggs are firm, but cheaper description
do not seem to Improve.
BUTTER—
Creamery — Fancy Creamery, 13c; seconds IS' 7
lSHc
Dairy— Fancy. 17%1?lSc; good to choice, 163
17c; common. WS13e.
CHEESE— New. 8®9c: Young America. 33
9Hc: Eastern. 16§17c: Western. 15@15 per lb
EGGS— Quoted at 13 1 A'gl."c for store and 153
17V4c per dozen for ranch; Eastern, 15>£c.
Deciduous and Citrus Fruits.
Thompson's Seedless Grapes from Arizona
sold at $2 50@3 per crate.
Figs came In from Vacaville and Fresno.
Peaches and Apricots were steady and la
fair demand, but Plums were neglected.
Berries showed no particular change.
DECIDUOUS FR11TS—
APRICOTS — 10363c per box for Royals; In
baskets. 30® 40c.
APPLES— Green Apples. 20'340c per box and
20@S0c per basket and 40@75c for Red Astra
chans, large boxes.
PEARS— Madeline, in small boxes, 20@33c per
box; In baskets. IJ'U'iZc.
PLUMS— 2o®50c per box and 'crate; Cherry-
Plums. 20iS30c for drawers and 4Cgo0c for boxes.
STRAWBERRIES— $3<g4 50 per chest for larga
and $3@S for small berries.
GOOSEBERRIES- ZtHS^c per lb for commca
an d tier Ih for English.
RASPBERRIES— |3S6 per chest.
BLACKBERRIES— $3®5 per chest: fr?m Fres
no 50c. and from Newcastle. 30fl40c per crate.
LOGAN BERRIES— $5<S6 per chest
CURRANTS— $3@t 50 per chest.
FIGS— From Vacaville, $1; from Fresno, $1 13
©1 50 p*r box.
PEACHES-2cf$l per box and 73c3il per
basket.
CHERRIES— 3o#50e per box for black; Rova!
Anne. 40®60c. In bulk, 2&*c for black and 43 ic
for Royal Anne.
CITRUS FRUITS— N'avel Oranges. DKKttSO
per box: Seedlings. $lfl 73; Valencias. $3-33 50:
Lemons. $1"?1 50 for common and J2S2 50 for
good to choice: Mexican Limes. HQo; Ba
nanas, $1 5C@3 per bunch; Pineapples, |3 5Cgl
per dozen.
Dried Fruits, Nuts and Raisins.
New Apricots are expected next weeft.
DRIED FRUITS— Prunes. In sacks. 4S4!ia
for 40-50*9. 3%'©3»ic fir 50-60' s. 3^33%c lor
60-70' s. 3®3Uc for 70-8(>'s. 2% 33c for 80- DO' 9
and 2H®2% C for 90-100'*; Apricots. 9@10c for
Royals and 10311c for Moorparks; Peaches,
4%@1% C f° r Standards. 5c for choice and 5HS)
6c for fancy; Peeled Pej.ches, 10@12%c; Evapo
rated Apples. SH-SSc; sin-dried. 3@4c per lb;
Pears 3^>@-»Hc for darit and 7@Sc for bright
halves: Black Figs. l*$2c: White Fi?s. 2§.ic-.
Bleached Plums. 7%c; Cnbleached Plums, tfa
for pitted and l%c for unplttsd.
RAISINS— Bleached Thompson's ' fancy, per
lb. 10c: choice. 9c; standard, 8c: prime. 6c;
unbleached Thompson's, per lb. 6c. Sultanas —
Fancy. P«r lb. 8Hc; cholc?. 7^c; standard. 615c:
prime 5c; unbleached Sultanas. 5c; Seedless,
50-lb boxes. 5c; 2-crown, loose Muscatels, 3^c;
3-crown, 6Vic; 4-crown, 7c; London Layers. 2
crown. $1 50 per box; 3-crown. $1 6a Fancy
Clusters. $2: Dehesa. $2 10: Imperial. 13. All
prices are f. o. b. at common shipping points
in California.
NUTS— Walnuts', S^9c fir Standards and 5$
lCc for softshells; Almonds, UKftlZc for paper
shell 9'glCc for soft and 433c for hardshell;
Peanuts o s 4'?i6"-» c for Eastern and 5c for Cali
fornia- Brazil Nuts. ~V«®3c; Filherts, 12O12i-c;
Pecans ll®13c; Cocoanuts. *4 5C®i
HONEY— Comb. IS'jSlSc for bright and Uty
l'c for light amber; water white extracted.
;^g73ie: light amber extracted, IQTMc; dark.
Cc per lb.
BEESWAX- 24326c per lb.
Provisions.
The general cutting in Hams. Bacon and La-d
is demoralizing the market, and it is now every
man for himself. Posted buyers can purchase
at low prices.
CURED MEATS— Bacon. lOtJICUc per lb for
heavy lOU'alOUc for light medium, ll?ic far
light. 12V2C "for extra light and H'*c for sugar
cured Kastern sugar-cured Hams, 12@13e;
Mesa Beef. *12 per bbl: extra Mess, *13; Family.
$14- extra Prime Pork. $15; extra clear. $ij;
Mess. $16 30; Smoked Beef. 124313c per lb.
LARD— Tierces quoted at 7c uer lb for com-
pound and S',ic for pure: half-barrels, pure.
SSiic: 10-lb tins. ?Hc: 0-lb tins. S=sC
COTTOLENE-TiercM. S-SflS^c per lb: haif
banels. 8»*SS T ic; 10-lb tins. 9!ic
Hides, Tallow, Wool and Hops.
•Wool continues dull and unchanged. Hides
show no Improvement, the demand being slow
and quotations weak. Hops are In the same
old rut.
HIDES AND SKINS— Culls and brands sell
about lc under quotations Heavy Salted
Steers. 10c: medium. Sc; light. 9c; Cowhides.
Sc: Stass. ~c: Salted Kip. 9c; Calf. 10c; Dry
1 Hides, sound. ISc; culls and brands. 15c; Dry
Kip and Veal. 16c; Dry Calf. 18c; Sheepskins.
Shearlings. 20®30c each; short Wool. 3i<g60o
each: medium. 70<fc~30c: long Wool. $131 50 each:
Horse Hides. ?2fi2 50 for large and 7oc<?IJl U>
for small: Colts. 2"><SG0c. Ueerskins — Summer
or red skins. 37 l a'3-40c; faU or med-.um skins.
32%<83oc; winter or thin skins, 20c. Goatskins-
Prime Angoras, 73c; large and smooth. COc;
medium, 33c.
TALLOW — No. 1 rendered. 4'-ic per lb: No. 2.
4c: refined. 6c; crease. Hi®3c.
WOOL — Spring clip Is quotable as follows:
Northern free. lS^'iil'c; Northern defective. T3
©13c: Middle County, free. 153117c; Middle
County, defective. I3®13c; Southern Mountain.
12 months'. 12'S13c: Southern Mountain, free.
7 months'. 11913c: Southern Mountain, defec
tive, 7 months'. 10S12c: HumLoMt and Ueado
clno. 2O@21c; Nevada, lmiTc per lb.
HOPS— Nominal at 6£llc per lb.
San Francisco Meat Market.
I Hogs are getting scarce again, and the pack
ers may have to advance their bids nest week
to cet supplies. Other Meats stand as before.
BEEF— 5Va<36Vic per lb for fair to choice.
VEAL— Large. S^Oc: small. S-SS'rsC per Hx
MUTTON— Wethers. 6V»©7c: ewes. 6-g6%c pe r
pound.
LAMB— Spring-. 8%f9c; yearlings. 7%S8c per
pound.
PORK— Live Hogs. 5T»UCc for «mall. SfctJS 7^
for medium and 5'»<g5Hc for large: stock Hog*
and feeders. Mi®SHc; dressed Hoes. iSS^c
General Merchandise.
JVhcai market advancing all over tlie world.
Barley and Oats showing firmer tone. .
Some descriptions of Corn higher. Rye dull.
New York Exchange declined.
Coiicc market reported in better tone.
Hay dull and unchanged. Feedstuff s firm.
Beans and Seeds motionless and nominal.
Potatoes firm and Onions easv.
Butter rules firm at the recent advance.
Eggs and Cheese steady.
Poultry dull and plentiful at still lozver prices.
Fresh Fruits steady and in good demand.
New Grapes appeared from Arizona.
New dried Apricots expected next week.
Provisions still being freely cut.
Wool, Hides and Hops dull and unchanged.
Hogs firm and getting scarce again.
Riec rather firm, especially locally.
Coal steady and in moderate receipt.
' - ;7 i CLOSING BONDS. .V
i 23 ,f ef£ f <»'hen |M K & T 2ds 6S
Issued) rfg.......iO3^! Do 4s 91
Do coupon 103% JN Y Cent lsts mtj,
£° ; s ™8 100 JN J Cent een 5s. .122
P° I s T *B 109 iNorthern Pac 3s.. 67H
Do 3s coup io» , Do 4a... 105
Do new 4s rfeg...i34UlN Y C & St L 4s. .106
Do new 4s coup.l34VN & W con 4s 97%
Do o d 4s n>B....lM>,i Or Nav lsts 109
Do old 4s COUp..llSVi| D.) <>% IC'4
£° 5s reg H3'i;Or Bbort Line "6s"l2S
r>P° 5 S^°° U P 113H I rv. .-on 6s 114
Dls of Col 3.65s.. ..123 IRea.ling Gen 4s.... EStf
Atchison gen 4s....lonT4!R O \V lsts 09^
Do adj 4s MVilst L & I M con 5s. 110^
Canada Sou 2ds....lC6">;:s L & S F Gen 6s. 104
Ches & Ohio 4%s.. 99!i:st Paul Con 171
Do f,s in |St P C & P lsts. ..120
C & N con 7s i4Ui Do 5s ...121
Do S F Deb Ss-.^Kli'Southern Pac 4s... E0%
Chic Term 4s...... 65 Southern Ry 5s. ...112
Colorado Sou 4s.... S6'£ Stand R & T 6s... 71
D & R G lsts .102 Tex & Pac lsts. ...11314
if 99% Do 2ds 65
g T X & O lsts..l30Vj,iUnton Pac 4s 106%
g r 'f. 9* n iB 72%|Wabash lsts .115
F \\ & D C lsts... 70H Do 2ds 102
general Elec 6s. ..120 West Shore 4s 113-&
a J-"f"t lsts 112 wis Cent lets 91
K C P & G lsts.... 71% Va Centuries 92-%.
L & N Uni 4s 100»,i
MINING STOCKS.
£hollar 18 Ontario 6 87
Crown Point 05;Ophtr E6
Con Cal & Va.... 1 35 1 Plymouth 10
Deadwood 60, Quicksilver 150
Gou.d & Curry.... 10J Do prefd 7 00
Hale & Norcross.. 15;Sierra Nevada 27
Homestake 50 00; Standard 8 50
Irone Silver 60 Union Con.. IS
Mex 'can lSiYellow Jacket..... 12
BOSTON STOCKS AND BONDS.
Money— [Union Pacific 53V4
Call loans 2H®3iSVest End 92%
Time leans 2H@3| Bonds—
Stocks- I Atchison 4s ...... .100%
AT & St Fe 25 N E Gas & C 5s.. 65
Do prefd 71% Mining Shares-
Am Sugar, ex div.ll3% ! Adventure 3Vt
Do prefd 113'/i. ! Allouez Ming Co.. 1 *
Bell Telephone :...300 JAmal Copper S7%
B & A, ex dlv 241 Atlantic 21
Boston Elevated ..139 Boston & Mont....29S
Boston & Maine... 191 Butte & Boston.... 65
C B & Q 1271; Calumet &*Hecla..71O
Dominion Coal 41 Centennial 16
Do prefd 117 Franklin 12VS-
Federal Steel 33% Humboldt SO "
Do prefd €6^Osceola 60
Fitchburg prefd. ..131 iParrot 39VI
General Electric... 133 IQuincy 135
Mexican Central .. 12H;?ante Fe Copper.. 4%
N E Gas & Coke.. 16 (Tamarack 1S1
I Old Colony 206 ;Utah Mining 27T4
I Old Dominion 16 'Winona 2%
I P.ubber 25 I
SUMMARY OF THE MARKETS.
fesslonal operators while trying several times
during the day to undermine prices I met their
matches and were obliged to retreat. in the last
hour when highest prices of the session were
attained. Crop damage reports from spring
wheat States are undoubtedly very bullish, but
there Is some question as to whether the ad
vance : has not; been too rapid under the cir
cumstances. July wheat went up from 75%c
early In the day to V%c in the late afternoon,
closing at 77Hc Foreign houses also proved
good ¦ buyers of the staple and general senti
ment was strongly in favor of higher prices,
should rain be withheld much longer from the
spring wheat belt. Operations In the option
market reached a total of about 5,000,000 bush
els for the day. which Is the heaviest business
done In . a year or more. ' >*-*¦ iV/
+ . . '¦ -f
effects of the approaching Presidential' elec
tion. The unfavorable development in' the crop
outlook at -the Northwest has also been a
factor, r while the continued weakness of the
steel stocks and the closing of more i mills
with lower quotations for . the products of the
iron industry aid in holding »peculatlve senti
ment in comple'te- check. , At the same time
the floating supply of stocks is small, the
market becomes easily oversold and after bear
operators apply pressure to cause lower prices
the succeeding rallies, while not long, are
sharp and rapid.
Bradstrcet's on Trade.
NEW YORK, June 8.— Bradstrect's to-mor
row will say: New business at wholesale Is
of a between-statlons character, but warmer
weather has offered a stimulus to retail busi
ness in some sections. Chief activity and
most attention are, however, still' concentrated
on the price situation and efforts to readjust
quotations to meet current demand and supply
conditions go forward steadily. Tha exception
to the general downward trend of prices Is
that furnished by leading farm products,
notably cereals, but here the moving cause Is
hardly favprable, being the result of less satis
factory crop reports, particularly from the
Northwest, and It Is to be noted that advices
from the Central West, where the winter
wheat ' yield promises to be very short, are
also less favorable. The Northwest has had
someraim, but, it Is claimed, not enough to
render the situation free of danger. Corn crop
conditions remain favorable, as likewise do
those of oats, . but the grain and hog products
have sympathized In the upward movement
of wheat,- which has at last broken from Its
lethargy and Is again attracting speculative
attention. Foreign crop advices, It might be
added, are not nattering. The German rye
crop promises to be very short; the same re
port comes regarding French wheat, and Eng
lish crop advices are not of the best.
If, as has been claimed, lower prices for
Iron favor an Increased consumption, current
developments In this trade may be classed as
favorable because concessions are being stead
ily made In nearly every branch of trade. The
price of Bessemer pig and steel billets for
the last half of 1900 1 has been agreed upon,
the result being a drop of 16 per cent In pig
iron and of 20 per cent In billets from the. old
nominal quotations, which, however, have not
been closely adhered -to of late. Southern Iron
advices are of shading In quotations in sym
pathy with similar action taken at Pittsburg.
Chicago and other iron market*. Prices at
Birmingham are now on a parity with those
of Europe, freight charges considered, and
here, as In the North, . the possibility of. labor
tests Intrudes Itself.
Cotton is slightly, weaker. Cotton goods are
dull. Wool is dull and on the whole slightly
weaker' at Eastern markets. Men's wear
goods reorders are of fair volume, while mills
engaged on women's wear goods are fairly well
employed. The outlook favors lower prices for
the new spring weights. ¦
Little that Is new comes from the shoe busi
ness. Leather Is dull and 1 rather weak^ Price
shadlngs are reported the rule in lumber and
this,- coupled '¦ with low water In the North
west, it is hoped may restrict new production.
Surplus visible wheat supplies are decreas
ing rapidly, lending Interest to current un
favorable crop reports. The decrease In Amer
ican stocks, as reported to Bradstreet'a in
May, was 1.1,330.000 bushels, ncrtlnst a falling
off of 0,033,000 bushels In April. Supplies In
Europe, Australia and Argentina also de
creased, though to "a much less marked extent
and the result Is an aggregate world's sup
ply on June 1 of 143.SS3.O0O bushels, a supply
of 15.665,000 bushels less than on May 1, and
comparing with a decrease in May a year ago
of less than" 1,000,000 bushels, and two years
ago of an increase of nearly 2,oCfl,000 bushels.
The decrease In American and European sup
plies is the largest reported In any month
since 1S9S, and Is the largest reported In May
since 1S95.
- Business failures number 184, as compared
with 135 last week, 178 In this week a year
ago, 221 in 1838, 216 In 1S97 and 274 In 1898.
There were 96 failures in Canada in May.
Involving- J331.2S0 of liabilities, an Increase of
13 per cent In number and of 75 per cent In
liabilities over the same month a. year ago.
preferred. 77%; Atchison, 26%: Anaconda. VA
Rand mines. 40%. Bar silver, steady, 27Hd.
/ New York Metal Market.
NEW YORK, June 8.— The market /or meta's
was somewhat Irregular to-day. Business, how
ever, was of a hand-to-mouth order, j Lake
copper In response to later advices from Lon
don eased off some 5 points and closed easier
In tone at $16 50. Plglron, warrants ruled very
weak at $15. sellers. Lead and spelter were
dull and settled at $3 85@3 90 and $4 40@4 45. re-
Fpectively. Tin, however, ruled a little steadier
on some buying goods, but toward the close
the market became easier and closed dull, with
sellers at $29 75. The broken?" price for lead
was $3 70 and for copper $1S 50. . . .
Neu\ York Money Market.
NEW YORK. June S-— Money on caH. steady,
at 1*;@2 per cent; last loan. 1% per cent. Prime
mercantile paper. 3H<§4 P«r cent -, Sterling ex
change, firm, with actual business In bankers'
bills at • $4 87U@4 87% for demand and at $4 84%
04 S4% for sixty days; posted rates. $4 SoV* and
$4 SSH : commercial bills, $4 83%@4 S4. Silver
certificates. 60®61c. Bar silver. 60c. Mexican
dollars, 47%c. Government bonds, steady;
State bonds, Inactive; railroad bonds, irreg-
Condition of the Treasury.
WASHINGTON. June 8.— To-day's statement
of the Treasury balances In the general fund,
exclusive of the $150,000,000 gold reserve In the
division of redemption, shows: Available casn
balance, $146,794,575; gold. $73,123,830.
Portland's Business.
PORTLAND. June 8.— Clearings, $310,953;
balances, ,$59,492. , •
OREGON.
Northern Wheat Market.
PORTLAND. June 8.— In the wheat market
dealers are Inclined to proceed with caution
until they are assured of the permanency of
the strength elsewhere. Walla Walla and val
ley. 52®53c.
WASHINGTON
TACOMA, June ' 8.— WHEAT-Prlces are
higher In sympathy with other markets: blue
stem, 55V4c; club, SZVtc: both for export.
Foreign Markets.
LONDON. June 8.— Consols. 101 9-16@101 13-16;
Bar silver. 27%d; French Rentes. lOlf 27%c.
Wheat cargoes on passage, sellers at 3d ad
vance* cargoes No. 1 standard California. 2Ss
9d- cargoes Walla Walla, 28s; cargoes Oregon,
29s. English country markets, steady.
LIVERPOOL. June 8.— WHEAT- Steady: No.
1 standard California, 6s ld@6s l>,yl: Wheat In
Paris, strong; Flour In Paris, strong. French
country markets, firm.
CLOSING
LIVERPOOL. June 8.— WHEAT- Spot, firm:
No. 1 California, 6s ld@6s l%d; No. 1 Northern
Spring, 5s 10»id. Futures, quiet; July, as lOVjd;
September. 5s 10%d.
CORN— Spot, steady; American mixed new,
3s 10%d. Futures', quiet; July. 3s lid; Septem
ber. 3a HHd. - • .
THE SAN FRANCISCO /CALL, SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 1900
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
LOCAL MARKETS.
Dun's Review of Trade.
Foreign Futures.
BAGS— San Quentln Bags. S3 C: Calcutta
Grain Bags. 63ic; Wool Bags. 2SVi032Hc;
Fleeced Twine. 7*ic.
COAL— Wellington. $3 per ten; new Welling*
ton. |3; Southfield Wellington. $3; Seattle. $S;
Bryant. $6; Coos Bay. J5; Wallsend. $3; Co
operative Wallsend. $3; Cumb-rland. $12 in
bulk ana $13 25 in sacks; Pennsylvania Ar.thra-,
cite Egg. n«i Cannel. $11 per ton; Coir. $:^j
per ton In bulk and J1S In sacks; Castla Caia
and Rock Springs. $3 45 per it 00 lbs.
Harrison's Circular says: "During the week
there have been seven arrivals of Coal from
Washington. 19,531 tons; three from British Co
lumbia, 9O7S tons; one from Oregon. (SI tons;
one from Australia. 31C2 tons: total. BLS1 tons.
The liberal- deliveries this week will provide
generously for all immediate requirements ami
reave a small quantity over to be yarded. The
engagement list of Coal carriers from Australia
Is enlarging, as there are forty-seven vessels
chartered, with a carrying capacity of 113,000
tons. - There are fifty-one vessels listed from
there for Honolulu, with 87.000 tons. This evi
dences an Influx of Colonial fuel later in the
year, nnd it will come to a good market, aa
there la none here In Jobbers' hands at present.
All that Is leading has already passed out of
first hands. The extreme rates new being of
fered for outward grain carriers shouM leal to
liberal shipments from foreign sources, but ton
nape is wtarce in all Australian ports. Freight
rates from 'the coast on Coal remain firm, aa
Alaska is utilizing all the disengaged tonnage
for the moment; a few months hence this de
mand must diminish, and will ai.l shipments
here from British Columbia and Washington.
Prices remain unchanged and the demand la
brisk. The loading 1 or English and Swansea
products hss almost come to a standstill, as
the cost of Coal at these shipping poinu makes
It almost prohibitory."
RICE— China mixed. $4 10; China Xo. I. U 2T-9
* 70; extra do, J5>Sa 30; Hawaiian. *3@5 25;
Japan. $4 7.Vf?5: Louisiana. $4 50@7.
SUGAR— The Western Sugar Keftnlns; Com
pany quotes, per !b. In 10O-»b bags: Cubes. A
Crushed and Fine Crushed, 5 70c; Powdered.
5.3Cc: Candy Granulated. 5.20c: Dry Granulated.
5.20c; Con feet lcncrV A. 5.20c; Magnolia A. I.SOe;
Kxtra C. 4.70o: Golden C. 4.«Cc; barrel. 10c
more; half-barrel*. 20e more: boxes. 50c mere;
r.O-lb bags, 10c more. No orders taken for less
than 75 barrels or Its equivalent. Dominos. .
half-bnrrels. 5.»Sc: boxes. «.20c ix»r 1b X
COFFEE— C. E. Blckford's circular «lves tHT*
receipts at this port since January 1 at 123,7-1
Continued on Page Thirtaen.
10
COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL NEWS
Nku York Stock Market.
SEW YORK, Jus* ?.— The combination
movement — bear and ball movement— In stocks
which is an araiia! feature at some period
of the growing crop made its appearance to
day. Tfce wheat market advanced ,!n an ex
dt*-<1 way on an increasing volume nt rumors
of disaster* to spring wheat In the North-west.
Wall street had similar advices and apparently
the conviction that porious ham has already
been dor.e to the epring wheat gained force
Fteadlly during the Uay. There Is growing un
eauineits as well over the ra!# situation among
ra-ilroads west of Chicago. • The fart that the
late break in the prices of Western railroad
ARTICLES. [Receipts. I Shlpm'ts.
Flour, barrels -...' 13.000. : 7.000
Wheat, bushels ol.OCO 123,000
Corn? bushels 2SG.OCO 1S3.000
Oats, bushels 175.000 32S.O0O
Rye. bushels 2.000 .-
Barley bushels 22.000 , 16.000
ARTICLES.
IOpen.1 High.) Low. [Close.
.
Wheat No. 2—
June 70% 71%
July 71»4 72 s );
August 71ft 73*»
Corn No. 2—
June 3SH 40
July 3S% 40ft
Oats No. 2— I
June 21H 22H
July 21>s 22»i|
Mesa Pork, per bbl— | I
July.... ....1190 11 90 f
September 1190 11 90 :
Lard, 100 lbs—
July 6 97^4 7 00 •
September 6 97V4 7 00
Short Ribs, 100 lbs—
July ••• S STVi 6 90
September 6 S7H 6 HO
70 71»i
70% 72*4
71% 73ft
5S',i 40
33*» 40H
! 21% 22H
I 21% t -'h
|U 75 11 SIM,
n so ii ao
• 6 92% 6 97V4
6 95 7 00
6 85 6 90
b So fiSO
ARTICLES. [Receipts. I Shlpm'ts.
Flour, barrels -...' 13.000. : 7.000
Wheat, bushels ol.OCO 123,000
Corn? bushels 2SG.OCO 1S3.000
Oats, bushels 175.000 32S.O0O
Rye. bushels 2.000 .-
Barley bushels 22.000 , 16.000
ARTICLES.
IOpen.1 High.) Low. [Close.
.
Wheat No. 2—
June 70% 71%
July 71»4 72 s );
August 71ft 73*»
Corn No. 2—
June 3SH 40
July 3S% 40ft
Oats No. 2— I
June 21H 22H
July 21>s 22»i|
Mesa Pork, per bbl— | I
July.... ....1190 11 90 f
September 1190 11 90 :
Lard, 100 lbs—
July 6 97^4 7 00 •
September 6 97V4 7 00
Short Ribs, 100 lbs—
July ••• S STVi 6 90
September 6 S7H 6 HO
70 71»i
70% 72*4
71% 73ft
5S',i 40
33*» 40H
! 21% 22H
I 21% t -'h
|U 75 11 SIM,
n so ii ao
• 6 92% 6 97V4
6 95 7 00
6 85 6 90
b So fiSO
AUCTION SALES
SPECIAL AUCTION SALE
SWITZER'S STOCKYARD,
Cor TWELFTH ard HARP.ISON STS..
MONDAY .June 11, 1900,
AT 11 A. M.
We will sell 40 head of horses from Miller £
Lux Ranch. These horses are from 4 to 7 year<
old and weigh from lOvO to 1200 pounds, are w«n,
halter-broke. Will make first-class driving
horses. Must be sold without reserve or limit
Horses will arrive Friday. June S.
SULLIVAN & DOYLE, Auctioneers.
Office 327 Sixths St., San Francisco.

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