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Statement of Facts That Stows His
Friendly Attitude.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: The colored voters o* Rhode Island and the
country were told some time &go in a speech de
livered at Newport that Senator Charles W. Fair
banks was unfriendly toward the colored people,
a :i(i would, if elected, stand ln the way cf legisla
tion friendly to them end prevent the confirmation
cf colored men should they be nominated for posi
tions ty the President. This statement Is as un
seasonable as it is untrue. I would not now take
notice cf this falsehood if it had not been stated
fey a colored man. who at the time could not con
ceal tha fict that he had a personal grievance
agjtir.st the Senator on account of a measure in
which he Is interested. This measure proposes to
appropriate certain unclaimed funds mam in the
Csi'.ed States Treasury which belong to the es
tates cf colored soldiers who served in the War
cf tie Rebellion, and apply them to the erection and
IHiliitmiiTir> of a "National Old Folks' Home"
far ajed colored people. This measure has beea
C£lta'.eci for many years. and has been brought to
tii« attention of many Senators of both parties
♦luring jji of that time, and several bills for the
piirpose named have been introduced hi th« Sen
ate, but no action has ever been taken on any of
them beyond the mere fact that under the rules
cf the Senate they were "introduced, read a second
tune and referred to the Committee on Claims."
Many Senators might be held responsible for non
action on them by the Senate so fax as that Is con
cerned, but it would be unreascna.ble to do so.
Congress, and not a few aelf-constltuted agents.
should be the sole Judge In the matter of the ap
p.'opr.atiun cf money la the Treasury for any pur
pose, and I think that it can be trusted to handle
ttst matter properly, wisely and Justly. Whether
Senator Fairbanks did or did not introduce a bill
en the subject when requested to do so would not
Kfike his action ln the . ..sea any different from
tiai cf many of the most prominent and eminent
members cf the Senate since the matter was first
feroujret to tha attention of that body.
in the course of a cor.versa with Senator Jcha
Sherman of Ohio la 1535 I asked him for his opm
ior. about the chances of a bill for that purpose
Uiea pending in the Senate becoming a law. and
te said he wculd like to see the old colored people
so beneflted. "but the fund la question U an un
tleimed fund. a:id wa caa:;ot tell." he said "when
clausal mzy ccme. if this money i» a ?pn£
prtttea as provided by this bill, and claimants
mould *U.:warc com c forward ana are properly
luer.uaeo, , ::ie government would have to pay it
ajaai." lie sail the colored people wf.-e becoxaJig
»ure aim more :nieiii g eni, and. therefore. SatS
fcau» jreUd natcrmUy arise CormaeU of this money
Me eaid the money belonged to claimants that the
tfm-rccient had not yet ititauried. and that their
money CBght not to be appropriated for any other
purpose. lheif weio me vit-ws of that ereat
AasDcas itglgmnii and tinaacier. and they were
nuo *re su.l ssared by many Senators and Con
gressmen wno tear thut ttey may do an injust'ee
M*Jecal_CUliauuxt. 1 U)d safe m saying that Con
«re>s w.J rtrvtr appropriaT» that money, when
ever it can aaJei.v <j o go. o'her than for the beneit
of tfaa race tnai :k the proper heir to It
Tiit rt-cprd <Jt Senator I'airtanks ?ince he cn
£rl bliL : : 'f. c ■*?•* >- irn l« be fair and impar
tial ,a h:s cc-ajrgs with ali men. He has not been
less .'nendly :o me colored than to the white peo
pie. When the .MtKinley aticinistrallon decided
to enter the .»p:ini?h po.-ses«;cns by force of arms
to drive Spain from the Queen of the Antilles an.l
free Cuba patriotic colored men at or.cc offered
their services aad applied fcr enlistment in the
Kiiilary and r.avai service in ;h«* war to be wa-e <
bMsraea Bpala und the United States. There waa
opy;>«tior. trcm the Scuth to their enlistment in
the Mrv;.~e, as wi;l t.e wt-llw t -ll remembered. Senator
«."har!es \\ . Fairbanks, cf ind;ar.a, now Repub.lcan
nflWliWf for Vue-rresident of the United Slates
was tiie flrst to come to their aid. and ask that
thpy be aJJaved to enlist or to form regiments of
their own. as many of :h«n requested, to txs ofli
v«red and comnutnded by coiort-d men, with the
same rank and pay as tne commandants of white
rejrimer.ls. The proposition «vaa practically car
ried out. and several colored volunteer organiza
tions were formed. ur,d they, as well as the colored
prgaiara, won high pra..*e for pailar.t service on
t.if field of Spanish-American conflict.
Seeator Fairbanks then showed his friendlineM
an<i fairr-ess in contending fur th»ir right to b~
n-.uxtf-red ir.to the service under the flag to wnich
they had always been ioyal. This act entitles him
Mith President Roosevelt, to the c-jr.adence anil
purport of the *r.tlre colored vote at the comir.sj
eli-ctlon in November. During that war the colored
penple had 266 ofacers at an average annual aiiiary
of 11.600. maklni? the totnl apgregate pay for offi
cers alone $Cj.6-jO- There wre 14.784 privates with
an aggregate pay of ti.OTTi.472. There w-re also SOO
men employ^i as labt:rer«>. wagon drivers, cooks
«r.d an aggregate annual outlxiy of
si.i-tf.oOo. Tiie fetal earn paid to Zl'A classes of col
ored men in the service curing that period was
r? -..i.OTT. Th.s vr-d* dne !arg<-ly to the friendly pf
•ons o* Senator Fairbanks in doing what he be
in-ved tc be right.
The r!-tform on which Beosevelt! Fairbanks and
«ver/ Republican candidate for any offloe stand
:s jr. accord with the rur:dr>.m»r.ta! principles and
rvj.iiries of •>,«. pnrty cf Unjoin. Grant. Oliver P.
Srcncn and other great Republican statesmen.
TTashirgton. Aug. li. 130 L JAMES W. POE.
To thf Editor of The Tribune.
S>: The (act is wrU known that the nomination
of Judge Parker was conceived in iniquity and car
ried into execution by deception, trickery and
fraud, ar.d that tie nominee himself acred a very
wpspicuous part from start to finish. Ar.d yet his
'•osciuct in the proceedings is held up before the
world as consntutine; him a great man— a new dis
rovery—just the one needed for the Presidency.
The asipniiihir.g thing in all this business is the
•iie.^t acquiescence cf the Republican press. Let
U nave, the papers say. a clean campaign Does
Mat rr.^an that deception and treachery are to be
ca.!ioi::zea iis honorable politics? As a complicated
trie*, th? nomination of Parker was ti li Hill's
ttasierpj.-e. The Democratic party glories In It.
and Om P.epubllcan party seemn content to hive It
•0. \\ n#rW !
U ir.uy be that experienced politicians regard the
«t;er as common and of little or no consequence
•w U J h - fa< - 11 cou ' d be c ' ea -' J y and fully luid be
•at the "pu.m people," thousands and thousands
a taeo »ju;d recoil from th« man who secured
«* r.ojclr.aUon for the Presidency of the Unltea
-Wl,W 1 , - h r '^^ *(K.y\
S7tvT "" <.&t. &t - Louia invention, and abandoned
Chasta,,,... s . T .. Auff . «, "' 1 'RE.
Tc the Ecitor of The Tribune.
Sir: In Oke iirsuo of your paper for August 8 was
•f aracle bttujad, "Co-opferatlon Between Dlplo-
Wfc and CexmiMX Service Planned." It contained
« instruction from Aettas Secretary Loomis to
J* Stile department requeattr. e that a memoran
c»s ba prepared "upon thft capablliUes of the
*"""* lc service- for the promotion of our trade
interests In the country or countries to which you
•BBBt^rif 111 ' " elvla * M Clie reason tor the re
1»« i-oi. we limitation upon the consular sen In
uS£ •t D St a hiira»!« ua 3n obtai:ilric official
SJLff»-jHrtommTie status be the result of the
*""••«» Py the rovernments of foreign countries
cxt^m'H l^ 7 , totftoi a J> e »°n'» «tatus at court, it
cannot bt helped. But if it Is due to the position
cam* , * mr ?,* 1 assume because of his limited mm
lV 4 v an ° w ance, then It Is a different matter.
An.-.* te< " n afjl ° *° ''■'"*' at close range an
I'r- '■■ "' ' '"■■■' '■'■' ' ■■- capital city of an em
~*o>B&trjr. 1 have seer., and ■'■ "■ Indignation, ••••
•►,* « c^ tat:ves «* one of the rlcaert countries of
of n h a held ln ' ow esteem because their manner
'0 *A.T* was ntcesaarily "close." they being unable
11 v otherwise, because of their meagre sal
lf the diplomatic etatus car. be raised by the con
rZ'J"?*? being Increased the governmental own
»..r? of the consulate and the making if suitable
Tor legitimate and necessary ex-
Cr— -'"•■"• °>f United State* government ought to
-„* »e,.-nrtd*> «-noagh to effect this change of
nif!' Even lf the ciplomatle status :s not thus
"*a. the present exceedinglr Insufficient salary
!io»v on * vi ou *-t to be liberally advanced, If from
B rv* r tiwn * humanitarian standpoint. J. F. R.
■■■■on. X. V , xug. ... ao*.
*» th* Editor of The Tribune.
w: For sons* time past 1 hSTe noticed In your
**!*r the Hhameful actiTltjr of a nefarious band of
I***! bla clunaiier*. under the name of "Bla<-k
■^a. ' prf>-ir»g- on their o-wa eountryraea with
*•■»*• of bodijy ha.rra If their demands ars not
*•*•<!. aa<j many tines »u!tiac their words to ac
£**?• How lone ere we to allow this corrunt ele
io^l * our Population and leave them at liberty
f>o£r. o;i tll * lr yorK witnout a word of protest
e»» _;''* Italian pa.t>e>rs and from the good Amerl
™ «ttxen»? -.j - - .
«~-" f - ' ■'• law to reach them and rid the city of
cf L?Majtrei who ars a iniuit to the good name
v' ," , " n <! to this country of adoption?
*• s*» aand»-et.. Brookiya. E. .ITXC.
Kisbpaugh. of McMl"ha*ls. Perm.. editor
* [.**— W/ monthly, has announced i.:mee!f aa a
2*** v for Sheriff, and proposes. If elected, many
. y**- sb a statement which Is given to the
™** h« Bays "The County Comir.issloners allow
llbbC?o| (Sheriff 3 cents a day for boarding
•u,u& P 11 * Ut excessive, and If elected I prom
"+., °i". r « them on 15 cents a day. Should the
l4_TV"seM»i County see fit to elect me Sheriff
tio v ' "i #•* many reforms. Hanging day will
- Via*? ■J* a show day In Monroe County."
«3is£SS ?* h Ji!* t *L une ." t 4 Rt <»rtag the pr«a«nt
fences, his paper win bfe edited by his ulster whn
£,hi^r \i .* m yearS oid - Keccntly KlsLpaugh
published in his paper a cut of a hug- porker and
under the picture was the following: pur * erp *""
SonwUnses the printer's cash and copy bot!» n»B short;
Bom*tlme« hla type* are pi
But it* always tic pig. UtUe pic root hoc or die
Subscribe for "Th» Vailey View."
"If at first you don't succeed, try. try again,"
has been the motto of the torpedo boat destroyer
O'Brien up to the present. And she has not yet
made a successful "final official acceptance trial,"
although several preparations have been made for
It. After six engine and epeed trials— had while
at the navy yard the last three months, at each of
which there was a breakdown of acme one or other
parts of her machinery, which trials were more
or less satisfactory -the boat was taken to the
Newport station en July 31 to have her Una! official
acceptance trial. The trial runs took place in the
week beginning August i, and while the engines
made more than the required number of revolu
tions, th« boat failed to make The required speed
of _a knots, and she again returned to New-fork
to have some readjustments made, after watch an
other trial will be made at Newport. An interest
ing question has arisen in the Navy Department
in connection with the speed trial of the boat. The
O'Brien was one of the ships which the govern
ment^had contracted with the Crescent Shipbuild
ing Cf.mr-any to build, and when that company
railed it became evident to the government that
the contractors would not be able to carry out the
terms of the contract, and the government found
It necessary to take over the vessel and complete
it at the navy yard. The question is as to whether
the contractor or the government will be. respon
sible i for any deficiency in the sp^ed which the
O Brlen may show at the final trial. It Is he
lieved that the courts may be called upon to de
cide this delicate point, notwithstanding the major
part of the vessel was constructed by the con
There Is no doubt that the 18,000-ton battleship
Connecticut will be launched on September » un
less something remarkable occurs to prevent, and
a casual observer would conclude that she could
be launched next week If necessary, for the hull
looks as if it were completed, and much of the
scaffolding around her stern, which seemed to hold
her la place, has been removed: but there is much
J ', e r,n? ff e n done. The sliding ways are being con
btrjotejl under her now, and mere is other work
being done in the way of building what is known
as he c.-adie. • which Is to carry the ship into the
water, aieanwhila the construction work of tha
£ **♦?• cn * , " and Rollers Is being rushed along.
But the most Interesting question yet to be settled
Is one to which Th* Tribune referred some
weeks ago: Who shall pay for the wine and the
edibles to be supplied when the vessel is launched"
According to thd estimates roughly made, this en
tertainment will cost in the neighborhood of $1,500,
and there is reaiiy no precedent to be followed as
to where the money for it shall come from. The
question was referred to the Controller of the
Treasury, and be has practically decided that tho
law permits a specific amount to be usod for the
exper.se of launching, and if this is sufficient to
meet the expense of Issuing invitations, erecting
stands, and supplying modest refreshments for
special and distinguished guests, then the officers
of the station will b* relieved of an expense which
cnut them at a launching several years ago nearly
t ruch. The chairmen of the Invitation, recep
tion and other committees were appointed by
Admiral Rodgers on Friday, and these will form
an executive committee. 'l ..■ chairmen will select
officers, and act wllh them upon the various com
mittees, and then the work of planning will really
begin. Th* invitations will be as extended is tna
accommodations will permit at the launching, but
they wiil be necessarily limited, so far as the re
freshment privileges are concerned. Another ques
tion was as to who should select the young woman
to christen the vessel, but this has been settled.
In view of the fact that she is a government built
boa: the President and Secretary of the Navy were
expected to make the selection, but after a con
ference they decided to request the Governor of
Connecticut to select the young women. A fund
has already been raised In Connecticut, and the
Contract has beei awarded for a sliver service as
a Rift to the new battleship when she is put tnt»
A complication has arisen over tho matter of
christening the gunboat Dubuquo. now nearly
reaily far launching at Morr'.s Heights. The Mayor
of Dubu<;ue was ask^d to Mlect a younjj troman
of that city to act as the sponsor ■it the time when
the vessel was to be launched, and recently he ad
vised the contractors that he was unabla to nnd
any one who would bo willing to bear the expense
of "eominij to New-York for that purpose, and then
the contractors themselves Feinted the daughter
of Congressman J. A. T Hull, of lowa, to christen
the vessel Later the Mayor of Dubuque selected
a young woman and interned the Navy Department
that she had accepted the honor, hence an »-n:bar
rassins question arose, which the Navy Depart
ment, the Mayor of Dubu-jue und the contractors
took, under advisement. lr wai proposed that the
two young women Jointly christen the vessel, but
Miss Hull cbjects to such an arrangement. In
asmuch as the prerogative of selecting a woman
to christen a warship belongs to the contractor, the
latter can Insist that the Mayor of Dubuque shall
give way.
Osvlns; to the continued scarcity of Junior ofTl
c»rs for sea duty, several who have been home
from a cruise only a short tlnia have received
orders to cruising TtHtla In the last f«*w days.
Two of there officers are now at the navy yard
and their piaoes are to b«» Sll«Mi by others. LJ«*u
trnarit Oommar.der Einil Thelss. of the engineer
corp.". that was abolished by the Personnel law
of iSSS. ami who only .1 few months ago returned
irom sea duty, s-inee when i"c has had the duty of
installing the machinery and boilers In the cruiser
<"hattanoosa and th« torpedo boat destroyers*
O'Brien and Nicholson, has two weeks' leaVe, after
which he will return to duty at R*a. Mr. Thelss
will bf relieved at the navy yard by Commander
F. H. Bayley. who wa? recently promoted and by
operations <>f the- Personnel law. which provided
that officers of the former enelnwr corps after
reaching the rank of commander would thereafter
do no sea duly. Lieutenant Commander Harold P.
Norton, also of th« engineer corps, who recently
returned from Asiatic waters on Admiral Evans'
flagship, tho Kentucky, begins duty in the «*ngl
n wring department at the navy yard on August 20.
Paymaster T. S. J»weit is detached from the navy
yard and ordered to the cruUer Buffalo, now at
Mare Island under repairs, and will be pay and
purchasing officer at Cavite.
Some of Them Now Making a Living — The
Case of Mrs. Sitting Bull.
Vsnkton i 3. D.) letter to Th« Chicago Chronicle.
The Sioux Indian has gone to work.. He ha*
dor.v It reluctantly and under protest. He has
done it contrary 10 the advice of his father and his
erandfa,ther. isut oack of his father and his
enaatrnxher Is the great lather at WasMnrton.
wno say» that If a man will q >t work neither shall
he tat. The rations ha.vo betn cut oft from those
who are able to work, So the Inuian has cast aside
. .a blanket and with it tho lulnure of more cen
turies than the white man can count. He has ac
cepted the new order of tilings an he accept*
everything- eibe. with a philosophy which looks Hue
indifference. "The Willie man offers you worn
new " bald old Chief Ked Cloud, when ilm young
men' came to him for counsel, "and they take away
the ration* that were yrommei! under the 81a...
Hills treaty. They will Kive you work fur a utua
while then you most Una it lor yourselves. They
will live you nothing. They will dv nothing for
tJiit the tlra« has gone by when the word of the
chief was final law. The young men went to worn..
On the Pino Kid*-* Keservatiun about one-fourta
of tha Indians are self supporilne. They work on
the roads. KTiidlns and driving teams, for which
they get $1 Uf a. day. Several of them have been
employed building (jams und reservoirs ever tii«
reservation A Ivm do > little farming and raiso
cattle It is difflcult to make farmers of them
while they own land from which a white mun
could not make a living. They have not worked
lons enough yet to demonstrate positively what
they can do but their possibilities seem limited.
ilo»t of them are irresponsible and immature
They lack the cleverness of the old Indiana, and
seemed to have gained nothing In its place. "You
have teen one generation of indiana grow up and
take Its place In tho world." some one sala to an
old clergyman who has devoted his life to th«
Sioux. •'What do you think education has dono
for them?" The clergyman shook his head. "I
don't know,' ho Bai>l. "In some respects the young
men are much worse than their fathers. , They
have learned many vices of which the old Indian
knew nothing. Perhaps in some ways they aro
better, but I don't know."
The prosecuting attorney of Wyoming, wnll* at
Pine Ridge last fall Investigating the causes of
tn« incipient war between th<? Inalans nd the
sheriff, made a sjsccli to pupils of the Ogallala
boarding school In which he made a augffeotj-m
, a to how the Sioux nation .night become wealthy.
He suggested that the old tendency toward trll>ni
relations be uned to form a. huge corporation
for raising cattle on the Pine Ridge reservation.
Most of the reservation land is good for grazing,
and with the amount they have and what cattle
they have to begin with they could organize a
company, hire an experienced cattleman as man
ager and in ten years be Independently rich. In
the mean time, however, there 1* suffering among
the Floux. The rations are inadequate and most
of th« Indians Incompetent. The Indian women
ar* being encouraged to take up their beadwork
again which for a long time was discouraged.
Indian women teach it to their daughters, and
girLs in the boarding schools offer it for sale.
So one but an Indian woman can do the genuine
brad work wv'eii !s on buckskin, but the woven
work, which has become ■ fad among white
women, is the traders say. ruining the sale of the
genuine article. <iirls on the Pine Ridge reser
vation are also being taught basket rv an art
which the Sioux never knew and the State agri
cultural college has been asked to furnish sweet
grass seed, to be sown along the creeks and used
Assong r 'lie Indians who. under the new regime.
are trying hard to make a living. Is old Mrs.
Sitting Bull, widow of the last of tho hostile Sioux.
She is a peaceable old *quaw. and sits In her little
cabin out on the reservation making gorgeous
beaded moccaalna. for which there is a limited
isaie. When the announcement »is made !aat
spring that the Indian must so to work, the Worth
western Railroad Company came forward with an
offer to help solve the problem. T)urmg the ? am *
rae.r the company employed about 100 Sioux from
the Pin* Rid™ and Rosebud reservations. They
were employed as section hands and coal shovel*™
and made $1 50 a day. Ocal shoveling was the most
popular with th?m'. They were not In th- »un
and the work *«• not continuous They could
shove] 1 while and then ait around In the «bade
«a& ■aiftka cljr&rstte*.
Sgy ■*■*» bbls... 187 : t^sed r^l;itty*i>k«,. la 0*4«)
b »l» H. 823 i LJve pounry. crates.. 775
iiour. aa^ks 14.465) Raisins iCal), pkgs. . H2i
i '.ornmeai, bag» 1,010 1 Apples, bbla a 100
. m«'*l.m «'*l. bbl» 324 , Potatoes. Übls l.oco
« Heat, bush 28.400; Onions, bbl» 7,050
t-orn. bush 80.775|R051n. bbis - 700
I oats. bu * 48.2U0iSplrtU turp. hb!s 2r>o
I Parley, bush . 61, a««) Tar. bbls 150
|. Malt, bush 7.500 jSuear. bags 2.000
Wee, pkls 1.373, Oilcake, pkjn. 1,91*7
Kay. tons 673!OKmeal, Uoks 1,000
™*. tuns BO; Uiblicatln« oil. bbls.. 130
Mlllfeed, tuns 76: Olao stock, pkfs 1.173
«e«rf, bbls 40 Peanut l>ag« 1,450
Beef (canned), cases. 2,035 ; Tobacco, hfcds 700
I Pork, bbls 270 1 ToUu-jo. pkgs 1.750
j Hams, pkes 723 1 Whiskey, bbls 234
Bacon, pkgs 681 V.'ool bales BJS.
Cutmeets. pk»;s 704- Wool, sacks 175
Tongues, bbl» 40 I»t:e. bales 250
Lard, tierces 3«>3 Cotton, baits 428
Lard, kegs KBl 1 Cottonseed oil. bbls... '075
Lard, cases 175 Copper, pieces T. 875
. railow. pk£» 227 Copper matte, baes... 1,175
Grease, pkgs Hides, bdli its)
Butter. pk«s 8. 775 Ue»tber. sides . 2,725
; Cheese, i.kgs I.OIS a (Cal). bbls 825
£ess, oases 7.150!
Wheat, bush s«.ll7ißenned pet. gala. . 2,800,230
I Corn, bush 143.707 Benzine, gals ... . 2.0U0
• Oats, bush 24,704, Gasolene, gala.... .. 1,000
I Peas, bush 42t>; Cottonseed oil. gals. 25,185
j Beans, bush 152 j Lubricating oil. sals 523.450
Flour, bbla 0.753 Pork, libla 600
Flour, sticks 11.000: Beef, bbls 18
Cornmeal. bbls 702; Beef, tea 270
Oatmeal, pkgß 10 1 Bacon, rb 1,564.500
! Bran, rt> HOW Ua:ns Ib 178,800
Hay. bales 1. 190 j l.ju-d. n. 1.070.
! Mops, bales W; Lord oil. gals 1,500
Oilcake, Jb 1.894. KKt ; .Jroa^. Ib 29H.000
Spirits turp. gals... tt.23o] Butter. Tb MH.4tl»>
I Rosin, bbls 1,44» Cheese, it. 13K.140
j Pitch, bbla 24|
! Iron. Nor, No 1 fJy.sl4 » I Cotton, middling.. .. 10.55
! Iron. So, No 2 soft.. It i2Vij Coffee. No 7 Rio t : »
i Steel rails 28 <>0 j Sugar. granule tad. . 5.20
i Ljik-j ingots 12 rt^Mi Molasses, O K. prime 37
(Tin 2« net-r. family $10 75
I Exchange lead 4 224 Beef hams MIS
Spelter 490 I Tallow, nrime * l
I Wheat. No 2 red... 1 iK 1 *! Pork, mess 13 75
Cnm. No 2 mired... 58Vi Hogs, dressed, 160 It) 7'»
j Mixed oats. 25-32 n).4O(J-il [Lard, prime 720
! Flour, Mpls. patents 3so :
New York, Auj. 13. i»O4.
j COFFEE — Th<s buying movement In coffee was re
sumed on Saturday morning, and continued through
out the session. Opening steady at an advance ot II
points, the market closed steady net 10 to 20 points
' higher, with the sales reaching a total of about :cj.n<)o
bans. The firmness was due to reiterated reports of
frost In the Interior of Santos. Havre cabled' that tha
reports had been received there, and Prado Chavls
cabled that a still heavier fxo«t occurred, presumably
I lost night. Th* Brazilian markets showed the effect
I of the crop new*, with an advance of liO rei» at Kio
\ and 200 reia at Santos. The European markets also
| responded to the unfavorable crop news, with an ad
vance of "-4 "j 1 franc at Havre and of -\ '2 1 pfE at
Hamburg, her* the advance wu further stimulated
) by tin- reports of a better demand for spot coffee and
: an advance of ; jo on one of the brand* of packaga
| coffee, mid Is be due to the Increased cost of green
{ coffee. Trading was more or lesa scattered, but tho
I buying movement seamed more or less general, and
I was amply sufficient to absorb the offerings of toaga
: taking profits at the advance. Havre cabled that ".ha
! excitement In that market might continue for some
; time, but that speculators were, rendered cautious by
; the, large receipts. According to the day's cable, these
■ reached 78.000 bags at the two ports, against 61.000
i bags last year. The Interior Santos movement also
I was full, but the Jundlahy receipts show a dlmlnish
1 Ing tendency, and. If the unfavorable crop reports have
a substantial bants, It seems quite plausible to suppose
] that present holders will ship less freely. The spot
: market was firm, with quotations on the basis of »\»o
; for Tlio Ha T.
The range of contract prices in the local market to
j day was as folio
Open. IT'.fh. Low. Close. day.
August 6.70 6.70 «.7O «.655«.70 « 4S
■ September l.tl 1.71 « «S «.70t?6.7S 6. 55
October «.75 8.73 8.75 «lO'<f«.S6 €.65
November — — — «.9Q»5.»5 6.75
; Perember « »6 05 6.95 7.0'-#7.05 C.gS
j [January 7.10 7. IS 7.10 7.10©7 IS 6 ». r .
February — — — 7. 15 97.21 7.06
March "30 7 30 7 JO 7.:s<tf 7.30 7.15
April 7.< ii 7.40 7.40 736ff".40 7.25
; May 7.45 7. 50 7.45 " «5*7 50 7.35
June „ — — — 7. SO $7 60 7.45
July 7«0 7.65 7. 50 7 50t£7 6S 7.50
Coffee cablea — Rio — Coffee market Bra No 7 Rio.
, ejSTi. a range. II l-l«d. Receipts. 12,000 bags.
. Shipments for the T.'nlt.-d States, 21.KQ0 bags; ship
ments for Eurjpe. 1.000 hags; dtoek, 433.000 bags.
5 Santo* — Coffee market Btronß. Coml average Santos.
SI9OG; receipt*. 6 4.000 bags; »toclt. lH.of>u bags Ham
■ — Toffee market opened 1 pfg higher: at Mlpm
. wa» net \8! pfg higher: sales. KO.OOO bags. Havre —
: Coffee market opened firm. '-» v *, pfg higher; at 12 m.
advanced : - franc: sales, 83.000 bags.
January 46.00'; July 47.1S
February . 44.25: August 44.75
March i3. SO September 45.00
April 46B0OrtoLer 45.15
May 46.75; Sa»< nt 45.50
June 47.00:Deremt»i- 45.75
The statistical position of Brazilian coffM is as fol
i lows:
Last t.ast
To-day. week. month.
: New-York deliveries 12. % 13 13. 1.*2 U.tSS
: Baltimore deliveries S,0»» 1,111 1,431
I New-Orlcuns deliveriea. . . ~S( 544 361
Total deliveries 13,700 14.K1S 14.45:
' N-w-Ynrk mnck MS:,i:» ;,30rt.«1« J. 555.142
, Halt'Tnure slock 5t. 410 64.441 70.014
. Ni-w-Orleans stock 55.951 »9.3 i» 135.013
Stock at at: ports. . 2,455.4 i'» 2.464.373 2.666.r0i
; Afloat 544,50') 623.000 130.500
Visible supply 3.003.993 1.857.X79 ;.7»S.10l
! Barne time l»0S 1.247. JT4 1.485.744 1.3i2.i57
COTTON — Th« cotton mark*;. roni!nu»-J to show nar
. I UI lisa a. but bearish conndene* appeared to be returning
■ in n>me measure, though the usuai disposition to refrain
! from «ggre»slve ocmnrtments Junt before, the c(c»« of tt>»
' market for over Bun-!ar teemed to be a factor In pre\«nt
i Ing Its tx-i'omlng evident In the csur** of prices. At flr»t
[ ttere eeemed to be some bull support. jire<!amably on the
j theory thst the market was ehurt by balar.ro and that
irUh Urn
j weather fairly favorable, receipts Increasing and cables a
! shade lower than exj>ecte,i, the bulls found It impossttla
| tr> maintain prices and the market closed at a slixht net
j locs The opening was steady a: an advance of 1 point
i on Keptf-mher and a .!.>clln«« of I to 4 points .11 iattr p«>sl
i tlons. There *«.- some covering, and. with the bulls su;>
i j>crt!ng moderately, tho rr.ii.-k~t at first showed steadiness.
! When the Houston Data for Monday's receipts was
! pouted, however, placing them at between 2.000 and 2.300
I bees, against 27 last year, prices broke to a net loss of
! about 4 to I points, with *r!r« houses having Bouthern
i tumnertliins fair sellers. letter covering by room shorts
rallied the market a couple cf point* or so. and the does
; was steady at a net ■.::.<? of .to S point* Sales were
j estimated at 30.000 bale*. The week end figures showed
i rather a larger decrease In the visible supply than looked
{ for. but attracted little attention in view of the up
i proach;ni? new crop movement. The weath»r map showud
1 further scattering showers In ■■ ■ belt, but these were not
I regarded as likely to la damage. Tile general opinion
\ appears to •■(• that ■1* IB lias gone through the recent
: ruin* without any material loos. ReiMirts from AJabamSi
this morning complained uf r'ist. s :.-•!•! lng and worms, but
i other secilons sent more optimistic advices.
'Hie range of contract prices in the loss] market to-day
' was as follows:
Opening. High. Low. < In**. day.
i August . 10.03 10 0B 10. 00 10.U44flt).(VJ IO.IIH
i tfeijtember 0.56 9.h0 0 71» V.mm 9.81 0.85
i October 9«7 b.(W 081 .4 8.69
i November • M 9."5 » .",5 8.57# 'J. 38 «2
! 1 ■.■■•ember 0.«2 8.01 i' :.M 9 mtP 8.81 •) H8
: January' B -, ■ ■... U.tjl U.tfcSS I).rt7
! Kebmary — — — O.flJUjc 0.87 8.H3
: March 0.fl» »t» DBS 1. hi. 1 .71 » 7;{
i April — — — ».71tt 0.73 9.7S
| May . 970 i) 74 870 0.73 ft U.TB » 77
The regular weekly Liverpool report follows:
This !>i>:t iJLBt
«e«k. week. year. 1902.
1 Hales nil kinds 54.0U0 Sii.iioo 87.W0 42,000
I Bales, American ... . ».000 as.ooo 3W.080 83.000
i Sales for speculation. . I.dOO 1.000 2,000 2.000
i Sales fop export .. 1.000 5.000 »,000 3,000
! Forwarded efl.ooo 65,000 37,000 40,000
Imports, all kind* B.UOU M.OOO 7.000 lU.OOO
Imports. American 11.000 17 i»«i 10.008
Bzporti actual I ■■• U,OO«i 000 8,000
Stock ai! kinds 202.000 SIS.UOU HB.OOe 503.000
Stock' American . IM>,OOO 214.000 227. (t0rt 415.000
Aft' at all kinds 6f>.000 62.000 20.000 23.000
! Afloat, American 81.000 34.000 7.000 19.000
Cotton Exchange special Liverpool osMss: Spot ootton
I dull sales. 3.000 bale*: speculation anil STpnrl. 300:
I American. 2.000; middling upland, O.Ofi-l. Futures opened
! quiet, 4 iiolnts lower on near and 3 points lower on dii
! tant positions; closed dull, net 3 points lower on near and
i 2 to 4 points lower on distant position*. August. 5.78 d;
I August-September, S.6M; September-October, 5.36 d; Oeto
i ber-N'ovem'oer 6.2 fid; - Br-Deceraber, 0.23 d; Decem
j her .January. 5.21 d; January- February, February-March
| and March-April. 0.20 d.
FLOUR AND MEAL — There was an ibmnca cf buyers
In yesterday's flour marker, consequently the business
was on a, very small scale. The undertone remains very
firm We quote: FU'L'R— spring patent*. *J tl6«*fJ;
winter straights M *■«*•» "*«* . winter patents. »4WB
13 35- spring clears. |SoOOs4a6; extra No 1 winter, »W
' "?1"UO- ' extra No 2 Winter, 13 SB«SS 50 RYE FLOUR
! flni-. quoted: Fair to good. »4 13844 «0: choice to fancy.
«4 4il«lf $4 '« CORNMEAL stes Quoted: Kiln dried. I
i:. iu&f< 2» « to brand. BAO MEAL steady, quoted:
Fl-iewh'te'and yellow. *! 43; coarse. 11 I(*S*l 18. FEED I
firm' oiioted: Western sprlaf. »*>: standard middling.
i"fi 'fiuor do $23; Bed Dog. *-'7, September ahlpment: city
hran SaOfiUO«2] 50, bulk and sacks; heavy feed. *22 SOitf
523 50 bum and Hacks; middling. |23af26; Hed D. lg .
!»«■ hominy .»»••«• 80 in bulk; J24 25»«24 73 in
sacks;' ollmeal. $23 •*
«T* a in- —WHEAT— There was an irregular movement ]
to today's prices in wheat, denoting uncertainty on the
D^rt^splculative traders aa to Just what the situation
i -mLi-ini in the way of values. At first the market
n^Tweak Vrn! which carried September off to $1 0!!%
htre a"d to 51 in Chicago. Th »* figures, however,
seemed to Invite strong buying, part.y for fresh bull a«-
S andtb. market st once rallied, continuing Its ad
van?i' until the r.Kular close, which was from %i to 1 Ho
abSv^ the previous night. This. In turn, was succeeded
by a sicondmateriai decline, in which nearly all of -he
»fivani-e was wiped out. and at 1 o'clock September Ml
$uo?£l fat $104. December at |ltt« and May at $1 <M*.
In the way at n«w» during the session there was not j
much to account for »uch decided change., and they were :
generally explained a» a result of speculative conditions.
The nrst break In the market was attended by reports ot
improving weather in the Northwest, lower English ca
bles and further liquidation by those who sold on Friday.
j On the following sharp advance the Southwest was a
I big buyer In St. Louis. Fears of political trouble In
I Europe had an lnlluer.ee, and there was some support
! given or. less favorable crop news again from the North
west When the market broke in the last hour, there
was tail: of heavy receipts in the Southwest and more
I or logs foreign selling. There was no cash trade, and at
I the close here No 2 red was quoted at II 02Vs for export
and $108 for choice; No 1 Northern Doluth, $121%, and
No 1 hard Manitoba, II 0«. all io b afloat. CORN—
Tssn was on absolute lack of speculative trade In the
corn market to- Jay. and It closed regularly at •*■• net
decllat. with the 1 o'clock: figures on September s ifcc
and en December SD>tr. At Chicago late positions showed
a good deal of strength at one time on further bull sup
non. against depressions In September, but in the last
-Vur — shsnsfl with all other markets, premising saiee
of long corn. The weather *v clear and rather too dry.
Liverpool futures closed Mi net lower. The final price
on N., 2 corn nen» was Sa^e elevator and 63 H0 fob
n»*£_/i " * h V ■*• aa<l No 2 yellow ' »*• fob afloat
V ST l 2 ne m v vau were a 1 * 0 strong and higher at
the West but with other markets dropped on near the
close, and were finally rather weak. on "cash oats here
e « ma ££ t ,, W *" duU - ,wllh, wllh prlce » " follows: Mixed. 26 to
32 Ib. 4»>©4lc: natural white. 30 to 82 Ib 43«40c; clipped
white. 30 to 40 Ib. 4T^f,2c. RYE nSmtoatBARLET-
Market steady. Feeding was quoted at 43c c 1 f New-
York, and malting was nominal.
Wheat: Opening. High. Low. Close. Te *daT
Betpember *1 03%. SI 03% $1 03S %i OS-*, Slo4«i
December lU3 106 103 1 04 7*7 * 103%
"a* 103 105H 103 105H Iw£
September — — _ -,714 BBH
December — — — gg*4 M »,
September SI 00H *102<4 $100 $100% $1 01
December 96* tol>* 00 9t»Ti 100
Ma lot)"* sent 100* ioi\ 101%
September 6*14 53*4 53 5314 33H
December ...... 60', sllj' 50* BIH son
Uav ■»»% SOTs 40\, ms 50
September 33 13-16 34 \ asH 831 S3T4
December 34* i 35 3-16 34H 84 «i 34%
M *>' '• 38* 37* 36S 301* 36 •»
September « Sn 9«0 BT7S 8 77H H75
Octob * r 653 ttUO 685 6871* 6 Si 1 *
September 7 43 743 7 45 7 43 745
October 7 42S 745 TsxH 743 743
September 11 57 H 11 B3 11 87% 11 *0 1160
October 1163 1175 1163 1173 1190
Receipts of breadstuffs at interior points in thousands,
last three ciphers (000) omitted; flour bbls. srala bush,
aa follows:
Flour. Wheat. Com. Oats. Rye. Barley.
' I J« I « I > 13 10» 178 4S« 7 13
Mlwauliee y 2 2 20 3 1
lpo ""..:::::::z », ! .«• J _ 4
St. Louis ' 5 21H 18 189 — —
Kansas City _ 347 15 v _ ._
Toledo — 8 4 ■> _ _
g' tr ?'t 2 (1 S » - —
Peorl » _— IB 83 130 — —
Tota! « 27 948 202 84» ~16 ~IS
Shipmer.U from these points:
?, l j! c " ffo . 7 M SOS 148 1 6
M iwaukt-e 25 9 2 13 — 1
n.',? n rh :"'.:::;;;:;^ -^ z is 1 3
Uuluth «»5 a
St. Louis ..;::;;; - tin m tit _ _
Kansas City .....; — 176 3a , _ _
Toledo _ 7 .1 07 1 _
1 « ■ •; l
Peoria J !| 1 . \ Z ~
Total 65 420 373 3»4 3 17
Receipts at Atlantic ports
New- York 22 ■ *?i ah 52
Boston i.iK ra 11 J il ~ _
PhlladelphU .; 4 13 '•' a Z -
Baltimore •> .m Z i n
New-Orleans . 2 _ 7 ir ~ ~
Tot 33 ~91 ~48 ~Tn ~Z ~Z
Exports from Atlantic ports:
New- York 15 36 144 m _ _
Boston — aj _ _
Philadelphia 2 la do 25
New-Orleans — _ 4 _ _
Totals 17 137 208 ~80 ~Z ~~~^
dlr??? 133 ,h AN ? 3TR t-*PB-Th. demand w» quite In
dnT-rrn: tor the day with :one, however, steady to firm
and price, uncharged. We quote: New-Orleans centrt-
Silii common. UQISc; fair. 13©17 c; » ood - UVnc: prime.
—&-.C Orleans open kettle. 3lffi37c. STRUP3
«^«a^&s£ l^ ™£ VR pprim 7i P m7
Ofß.\M FREIGHTS— The demand for steam and sail
tonnage showed no improvement, and while a moderate
business of a miscellaneous character was reported, there
was no quotable Improvement in rates In any of the
various trades. Quotations to Liverpool. Glasgow and Lon
don, Id; Hull Bristol and Antwerp, lHd; Lalth and New
castle, nominal; Hamburg and Bremen. 20 pfennigs;
ootton 1 to Liverpool, per at t>. ia_ spot; 18 i at c August
i.nd 20c September; London oats, >*.:. CHARTERS —
British steamer. 4.a«0 tons, general cargo, hence to
Australian ports berthed. September; Oenran steamer
„048 tons, general cargo, hence to Marseilles, private
terms, August; British steamer. 1.939 ton*, naval stores,
etc. Fernandlna tn I'nlted King<l«.m or Continent pri
vate terms. ««ptemb*r; Uritlah steamer, I.(M tons, coal.
Norfolk to Colon, private terms: Norwegian steamer,
11* ions. coal. Norfolk to Havana, private terms:.
British steame 2.0*4 tons, coal Philadelphia to Havana
private terms; German ship, 70.<XW cases petroleum, henoe
10 Japan. 17c. November; Italian ship, 1.139 tons, flmt.
Dieppe to Philadelphia, private terms; Norwegian bark.
1.247 tan*, lumber. I^rwlsrort. Newfoundland, to Buenos
Ayres. at or about .17 50: Rua«lan hark. 1.173 tons^ lum
ber. Pensacola to Rio Janeiro. (11; schoonor. 297 tons,
lumber. Mobile to r"olon. private terms; Brit .ah schooner.
3'J3 trinr lumber. Mobile to Havana, private terms: Brtt
lßft schonr.fr. .130 tons, lumber. Jacksonville to Mar:..-.
lijue. ti*; British S'^hooner, 341> tons, lumber, Georgetown.
S C to Port Spain, private terms; schooner, 2* tons.
cetr.<-nt. hence to Wilmington. N C 20e. thence to Port
au-Hrtnce. lumber and back. Gonalves to New-York ur
Sound, logwixj.!, private terms; schooner. .V»4 tons,
lnmt»r. Jacksonville to Philadelphia, $4S7H; coal out.
private terms- bark. 374 tens, lumber, Femandin* to
Philadelphia, S3: sch.-mner. 41* tons, same: schooner. 631
tons, ocil, PhlladeipMa to Charleston, private terms;
»chocner T-flO tons coal. Philadelphia to Bath. Wic;
Kchocr.rr 2.000 tons. coal. Philadelphia to Portsmouth.
ttX\ 12 days.
OILS The cottor.seel oil situation assumed a rather
strong undertone tt--<lay on renewed speculative de
mand and 1 good support. Sales Included 200 gallons Au
gust at 2!»c. 000 lumber at a>*%©3»'-"i" an S3O October
at 2U"4e3i»c. Refined petroleum remained jr. hanged
:-»e»-ed -I. was Brm at recent pri •• We quote: PETR?>-
I.EI-'M— i Standard white, bbls. S7 "O; bulk. $4 SO; Philadel
phia, bM». »7 <»; bu'.k. $4 73; refined, cases. New-Tork.
SlO 40- I'hiiailelphla. $10 33: water whit-, New-York, bbls.
lflO test. Sa7U; bulk, til M); Philadelphia, JO 63; bulk.
11l 75 watrr white. ra»e«. New-York. |!3 4O; Phllailelphla.
fl3 33. COTTONSEED OlL— Prime cruae. fob mills, 23.-;
prim, summer yellow. August. .=ept«mber. 2L>»»
J{2U a »c- October. 29HC30C-: November. 23**tJ30c; Decem
l-er. 2>j«iß.Toc;2 > j«iB.Toc; January, 2U\©3<V: oft summer yellow,
nomlnai; prtma white. 32 V» '<f">3c ; prime winter yellow.
•■<24<123c LINSZED OIL — American seed, city raw. 4S'^
40c- out of town raw. 43944-.-. Calcutta raw. «c. LARD
Oil* 6»«5»c.
PROVIiiIONS— On account of email receipts at Chicago
ar.l the W«st th» provision market to-day started out
firm, and h»!'l its advance pr«tty much all day. closing
not far from the top. notwlthntandlng the late gram reac
tion. The recetpts at Chicago were 7.000 hogs; Kansas
City. 2 o>m. and Omaha. l.tfoO: live hugs flrm. iiiRK
»a*y. Quotrd: M«s. Sl3 308*14; fajnlly. Sl3; short cl»-ar.
Jl3 r*Mosl3 50. REEF steady. Quoted: Mesa. » v 5O'(J»0 ;
fami:y, Sl(t50S$ll; r>a.-k-t. $1- • ;j:. Ml extra India
mws. {14«*lfl. BEKF HAMS steady; quoted at 122 -'a
524 DRESHKD HOUS quiet. Quotmi: Bacons. 7*»o; ISO
Ib -S 100 Ib. 7%.-; 140 Ib. 8c; pigs. ttfc«S'»c: 120 Ib.
hWc: 100 ib. BSc; SO. It. and down. S*tt, CUT MEATS—
Wckied bellies nulet. Quoted: Smoking. 10c: 10 Ib. V\c.
12 Ib. OVc: 14 Ib. Or. Pickled shonUers slow; quoted at
lie. Ptrklwi ham* quiet; quoted at lOSJi: - TALLOW
iJull- city. »^c; country. 4 : -»tf4Nc. L^vKD steaJy: quoted
at 7 20c. City lard slow; quoted at tJ'-i'v Rertned lard
.jutet Quoted: 3outh America, 7.25 c; Continent, 7.25 c;
iii-ajtl kens. H.SOv-. Compound quiet; quoted at o'stfA^ia.
STBARINX Inactive. Quoted: Oleo. 7; city lard stearine.
- V
nicn — The demand was not »-•■:. but the undertone
showed firmness he!-* and at the South. Prices were un
,-hanged We quote: Domestic, ordinary. S^S I*.--.1 *.--. fair to
good S^iOß%c prime to choice, B i34Hc; head. 4V4?
6'« c; Pain a, S'-i&R^tc: Japan, reign nominal; do do
mest'lc, 2%©3\ Rangoon. in bond. 2>-»ff2\c.
BfUAR Refined sugar was quiet, with tone firm and
list prices unchanged, but It Is expect that Artm.-kla
Brothers will advance prices on Monday. Prices quoted
are net less 1 per rent for .-ash seres days: Cut lost and
crushed 6.00 c: mould i 5.35 c; cubes. 5.45 c: 'CXXX
powdered. 5.85 c; powderod. coarse powdered ar.d fruit
powdered 6.30 c; Eagle confectioners' granulated. 3. 40 c;
Eagle ooeree and extra, fine graaolated. 3 SBb; Eaglft 2 Ib
cart -i 2Tb bags and slt bags cf fine granulated. 5.35 c:
Eagle fine granulated, standard granulated and diamond
A Z'Kx:- oon'eoti oners' A, 8.05 V; Nob I, a and 3. 4.95 c;
No 4 4 00c- No B 4>sc; No «, 4.80 c; No 7. 4.73 c; No 8,
4 Top'- No li 4 Ksc; No li>. 4*te; No 11. ■.BOe; No 12.
4 500 - ' No 13, 4.43 c; Mas 14 and 18. 4. 40.-. The London b»et
sugar 'market made another gain, this tlm» advancing
*id which put \ugust and September up to Urn ad, which
Is tho highest nrtee attained this year. The local market
ivns flrm. w'.itt duty paid sugar* quoted as follows:
Critrirugn.l. 88 test. 4*e; muscovado, 8» test. 3 11-16 c.
and molasses sugar. ■ test. 3 7 16.-.
New- York. August 13, 11*04.
RFANS AND PEAS — Rather unfavorable crop repjria
give V firm holding of most kinds. but current trading
"ontinues dull and prices show no further change \\«
Hint* BEANS— Marrow, choice. p«r bush. •* S3: do,
Common to good. V 23«52 80; do. medium^ choice SI -' 3
.in w. choice SI 73; do, common to good. »'- 50CJI '"■
.1^" rVd kidney, cholfe. *305; do, common to good. *2 sO®
Pk ■ do 'whit. kMnev. S2 SO4M3 90; do. oUck turtle
soua' ■honae. J2 8W42 U0; do yellow eye choice $2 Mi*
%»W- do. lima, i-a!lfornla. %* 62 l i *»2 3u ; do. foreign.
;"!::. .i^ty paid *:::»&$- 6O; do. Italian meillum. $1 '5
SJiaO;' do. foreign pea, «1 70« l»; PEAS-Oreen.
SC Su ! J i rEP S -R ec r.r .l b -to^liy. 5.7 M pkg* Th. market
:,.7»4 pKga The market
is closing with a continued tirm tone on all extra cr«ara
ery of which the receipts are -tearing promptly-. The
otTrlal quotation remains at 17 l ie for extras, but the
■aLleafl the store rang* from that prlca up to ISc, the
"m of the business being at abo-^t »T»o for stock which
wl i Dans' a technical inspection. L-xp,«-ters have taken
Time line, of creamery, paying up to 17-40 In Instances.
State rtaln- uiet nut fancy selections are steady West
ern favi >ry has T i>me call but .ales are rarely above IS®
Sun Packing stock steady. We qucte: Creamery.
*5*2: ocr Ib 17'»-31S«e; do, tints. 16017 c; do. s»condj.
1 Jaw Ho da" thirls, 13*»13^c; dtata dairy. tube, extra*.
IT? do firsts 15018 c; da seconds, l«OU%e; do thirds,
i^^'iac' Western imitation creamjry. firsts. 15e; do *ec
i-f.risen- renovated extras. 15c; <!o. flrsts. 14e;4V»c;
do pV.'onds i2's'-'Ol3c; do. thirds. 10«12c; Western fac
fm'v tan n'ufU^c; «°. ■'■•corrts, ISttOUo; do. thirds.
il<si2c^ac.kin« -tock. No 1, «Ho: .',.. No i llWai2c:
J°i""llEEf<EJ °i""IIEEf<E— Receipts to-day. 1.06rt boxes; exports. 3.087
h, '«»»" The market was rather quiet to-day but there
hal been a gou4 demand for the last few days, in an
tlclnatlon of higher prices, and fancy grades have cleaned
■ m ■' i»elv with prices gradually hardening. Official
n,inta.:lons remain um-ianged and still are S©BHc for
small colored, ttc for small white. T*c for large colored
and 7'ic for large while. But little, if any, fancy cheese
* M now be obtained at these figures, and some sales
h«7v« b*n made of especially -ilsirable (juality even
hls-her than our quotations. Skims generally quiet, but
disi-able grades are wmk, .nth a little more confidence.
Liverpool caole. 41s .'or colored and 30« «d for white.
We .lUote- Btai*. full cream, colored, .•mall, fancy, 8"4 c;
do fair to good. 7>*<6Bc; do white, small, fancy. D'.ic;
ii fair to good. 7V4©t>c; do small, poor. Bi«e7c; do col
ored large, fancy. Sr; do fair to good. 7ViCTHo; do
white large, fancy. I%e; do fair to good. 7V»©T4s: do
large' Door 6'^®7c; do UKht nklrns. choice, flc; do
prime n'iffJoVic; «1" Pert »klms. prime. 44©4% c; do
good 4«4 I*.'.1 *.'. do common to fair. 2463\c; do full
skims. l«rtv»c.
— Receipts tc-day. 7.148 cases. The market
close* with some accumulation of medium and ordinary
qualities, for which the tone la slightly In buyers' favor.
Positively fancy goods, being scarce, are held firmly:
prices aro without quotable change. We Quote: State.
Pennsylvania and nearby, selected, white, extra fancy,
25,ff2Pc do prime to choice. 23924 c: do mixed, extra.
22<5230; do firsts. HHiig2o4e; Western, fancy, selected
and camlled. 21o; do average best. 10H^2&c: do under
grade, ifliflS^c: Kentucky, Ifl®l8c: Tennessee, 13<|17c;
dirties 12©TV: sheeka, o*l l2 He
FRUITS — FRKSH— Apples an.l pears in liberal supply,
but showlns !rrfcul».r quality and value. Plums plenty
and weak. Peaches arriving freely, and with demand
active market Is firm and slightly higher. Grapes dull.
Berries show Irregular quality. Muskmelons celling well
when choice, but poor drag. Watermelons firm. We
quote: APPLES Duchess of AMenburg. per bbl. SI 309
$3 28 Ho Red Astrakhan, per bbl. II 50®|2: do Nyack
Pippin. SI .>i«*i: do Oraife Pipatn. SI :.SZ; do Sour
Dough. SI 25©*1 75; do Sweet Bough, SI 25051 30: do
open heads. lISJI 75. do windfalls. SOcOSl: PEARS.
Bartlett. Jersey Der bbl. S2BO^S3: do Delaware and
Maryland, per VI bbl basket. 60c951: do Clapp's Favorite,
per bbl. (3 2C0«2 73. do Flemish Beauty. $1 30CJ2; da
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Boe!I;B o e!I ; |1 ?, $ i? 0: do cooking- sorts. $16*130. PLUMS, per
earner. -WJ®6oc: do Der S It> basket. B©l4c; do per quart.
lS3e: Pt,\CHES. Georgia, pel carrier. 50c©$t SO; do
Maryland and Delaware, per airier, 75c«*l tot, do per
Clii: *'- u()c3*X 25 : do per basket. 40cSJl: do per 20 Ib
handle basket. 40©00 c: do per 10 Ib handle basnet. 33®
*SS .^I-^EA^PLES. inorlda. Red Spanish. per .-**•, '|l 30
6*2 •■' cio Abbeka. oer case. 12a5«5a75; do Smooth
Cayenne, per case. $2 ."o'<Js3 . GRAPES, Niagara, per car
r.er. [email protected]". do Delaware, per carrier. $1 25©$1 50
currants, p^r ID. 4S9c: P.AaPBERRIES. per pint 3sßc;
per . juart. JS»c; . 3KMEUONB Jersey, per basket. 50c
OJ1: do Gem. per bushel box. 30®60c; do Jenny Llnd. per
bushel box. SSiSSOc: do Maryland, per oraie. J3c«sl;
d ) per basket. 2C©T5c; do Virginia and North Carolina,
per crate. 23©T5c; do Arizona, per crate. *1 SOCJ- do
T^S?',-? er crate - Ir '^ r5 °: WATERMELONS, par carload.
JSWJJI7S; do per 100. *3®sl3.
FRUITS— DRIED— Very little doing In eraporated
apples, and market quiet and largely nominal. Bua dried
apples show 00 improvement. Chops and wast» quiet and
easy Small fruits la limited auppjy. California fruit*
unchanged V.% quote: APPLES, evaporated, fancy, per
">■ iSTVic: do choice. e^SflHc: do pr'mo. S\9«r.; do
common to fair. 4£3V,c: do Canadlaa. »--n dried, quarters.
BS4c; do State and Western, sun dried, quarters. 240
8V: do Southern, sun dried, sliced. 2:83 c; do coarae cut.
2©3 c; do chopped, per 100 IT*. $1 3<>B*l 73; do cores and
skins, per 100 It.. $i'Jsall«. CHEItRIEd. 1304. per Ik,
lSVs«l4c: HUCKLEBERRIES. IKO3. p«r Tb. 1*914 c
1904, evaporated, per ft. 20«*21i-. do sun dried, per a. 19
«aic; PEACHES, California, peeled, per It>. 14©19r. do
unpeeied. per n>, ft^SWc; APRICOTS, California, Moor
park. per 16. 10ai4.:. do royal, per rt>, SOllc; PRUNES,
Oregon, per Ib. S^SB^o; do California, per It). 2l»tJsS'i.2 l »tJsS'i.
— Trading on the local market continues quiet.
Brewers are not showing much interest. evidently holding
off for th* new crop. Picking la general in the Sacra
mento Valley. Cal.. and some new haps have been ahlsped
East. In .jther parts of the Pacific Coaat picking will
probably commence earlier thla year than last. New-
York State ci-od continues In excellent condition, and
picking of leedllngi will probably commence on the ldth
lust English advices are atlll uzfavorabie. but a large
Increase In the yield is expected on the Continent. W»
quote: State. 1003. cholc*. per to, UMtc: do good to
prime. 29<531c: ito common to fair. 24 / 32 Ec Pacific Coaat,
1903. -h •: m. :> &:3!r; Is good to prime. 28C27c: State and
Pacific Ccast. ll*. i choice. [email protected]; do ccminoa lv prime,
Itfjase; do older growths. 9<312c
LXRT— ALlVE— Receipts to— lay, one carload ot
Western by freight. There la acarcely an/ trading, and
dealers are carrying oxer about seven carloads. The oar
In to-day »i..d at 13 't- for buth fowla and chicken*.
Other live poultry unohanged. We quote: SPRINi)
CIIH'KEN'S, nearbr and Western, per Ib, 13Hc: do
Southern and Southwestern. 13c; FOWLS, per Ib. 13Hc;
HCKJSTERd. »c: TURKEYS. 12c; DUCKS. Weetern.
average, per pair, "iftfisite; do Southern and Southwestern,
4<>a«X)c: GEEdK. Western, average, per pair, tISH 23;
do Southern and Southwestern. 9OcCJI; LTVE PIGEONS
per pal. 2<>c. PRESSED— -Very Utt'.e fresh stock in to
day or wanted, but fancy grades of owls and large West
ern chickens have cleaned up closely, though there are
qute a number of medium gradae of chlckene. which are
urging a: low and Irregular prices. Other fresh dressed
poultry unchanged. We Quote: Fr^sh killed — TURRETS.
Western, r-tns. averag* run. 14813 c: da toms. average
rur.. 14S1.'*; do common. 128: SPRING CHICKENS.
Philadelphia. 3S to 4 !b to pair, per Ib 21322 c; do
mixed »!i»a. 17-jJiac: do Pennsyiranla. 34 to « a tt>
pair, ISei*-: SO State and Pennsylvania, mixed sizes.
15017 c dv Peanayivanla. under 3 Tb. per Ib. 13914 c: do
Western. largo, dry picked. I*.-: do scalded. 130:.' do
Western and Southern, email. 13iSl4c; FOWLS, Western.
dry p!cke«l. average best, 13c; do scalded, 13c; do South
ern ajsd Southwestern, dry p!cke.i. 12Hc: <!o scalded.
12Hc: do fair to good. 12c; old conks, per In, «4S»c:
SPRING DUCKS. Long Island, per Its. 13313 We. do
Eastern. 13c: do Jersey. Pennsylvania and V!rs*.n!a.
fancy. 13c: do fair to good, 1331 V: do Weatcm. ft© lie:
BPRINCJ GEESE, Eastern, white. l«iJJl7c: do lark. 1«J
13c; SQUAES. prime. la.i;e, white, per dozen, 12 30: <t»
mixed. $2: cio dark. «1 ■ 1 5«>
toes litters:, and. with demand light, market Is barely
steady. Sweet potatoes weaK and lower. Yams also
shi>w (Joollne. Onions held steady. Western N#w-Torlc
peas and bear.a In liberal supply and selling well when
fancy, but poor stock dull and irregular. Lettuce flnn
i'-.r fancy. Corn, eecplaats. tcmat.iea and all nearby
at former low prices. t\ • quote: POTATOES. Irish, per
bhl. 73ofr$l 73: SWEET POTATOES, yellow. per bbl. $1 73
«?$2 25: T\MS. Southern, white. *1 23C*1 7»: do red. tl9
$123: BEETS, nearby, per 100 bunches. TSctJJI- CAR
ROTS, nearby, per 100 bunches, 3<l©73c: CABBAGES'.
l»nar Island am! Jersey, per 1(K!. SOc^H SO: do per bbl.
:<VS4<V: CVCXOtBCR PICKLES, per 1.000. SOcOll W;
CTLTUBnRa. ner bbl. 25ff5l>c: do per bush box. lOtfl.V;
foRN, i>«r Km. 4<Vfl»l; CELEHT. per dozen bunches.
*)«•«><•: Ei^GPLANTS. per bbl. CO«r9Oc; do per bush box.
20»33c- IJjrrrfi-E. per .loxen. SOi^r.V; LIMA BEAN'S.
Jersey potato, bag- or basket. $lgll 30: do Delaware and
Maryland, potato tiask^r. 73cC»l: ONIONS. Lone Island.
nearbT. yellow, per bbl. «3fl*3 SS: do red. S2 5»C$2 73;
ia white, per basket. SI "" :J_ do Connecticut and East
crn, white, per fcbl. $3tf»3; do yollow. per bbl. a 73C*3:
do red. per bbl. $2 733 $3: do Orange County, white, per
bag. $1 73«42 25; do New-Tork. red. p»r •<. $1 734J*2:
do Southern, whltn. crate or basket. II 3*><B>2. do Balti
more, per half bbl banket. II 23©<1 30; do Philadelphia.
p«r half bhl basket. $1 23«r$l 35: do Kentucky, per bbl.
5"iT«3 23; do per bag. $1 SOCJI «.>; do peppers, per basket.
23&-HV; do per bush box. 20®30r: PEAS, per bush basket.
SOcOSl: <lo p»r fca*. K*>tM«c; STRINOBEANS. per basket.
30oeSl: do r»r bag. 23060 c; SQUASH, per bbl. 2flc; TUR
NIPS. Rutabaga, per bbl. SOtTToe: TOMATOES. Upper
Jersey. Acme, per box. 3r*B«oc: do Grant. 10«530c; do
South Jersey Acme. 25<g5Oc: do Store. 2OJT4OC: do }raet
10®SOp: do Delaware and Maryland, per carrier, 23000 c;
do small rr«tg. lnO3oc
HAT AND STRAW— HAT— The week exhibits another
light total; prices have ruled Urm and close strong, with
some advance on the top grades. Trade was of only Sat
urday's moderate character. For that matter, this Is
not the reason for lar«:e tradinjr. We quote: Pr-me largo
bales, per 100 Ib. 974 c; No 1. 90«Sl No 2. So©B3e:
No S. E3«f«t»L-: shipping. 43¥?« V; small bales SSflSc len
than lan clcner mixed, ranjfe.. 30<tf8<K-: c!ov«r dear.
range. 4«»<NV STlt.\W — Consumers are using stock
heavily, and OOcSII cover the market far best sales.
Resell of hay and straw, in tons, reported at trie Prod
uce F.xrhar.K<» at n^pn to-< Jay: Hudson River Railroad.
110; Penrsylvanla. TO: D»[«war<». Lacka wanna and West
ern. B0; Baltimore and Ohio. 10: Central of New-Jersey.
1.10: river boats. 110; canal N?ats. 193: total. «73 tons;
total for week. 5. 133 tons, last week. 0.202 tons. Exports
for week. In bales. O.larcow. 3.736: Manchester. 571: Ha
vana, 1. iOO: Hull, 3i*e: Receipts of straw. 90 tons: far
week. 410; last we* i, 4- 1" 1
N?w-Tor!c August 13. IDO4.
BEEVES — Receipts were SI -a.-* or 31* head, all for
slaughterers, with the exception of two cars. No trade
in V.vh cattle. Feeltag weak. :.>r-ss«*l beef ;•::■". at steady
prlo-B. Liverpool and London ablas unchanged. Export*
to-day Included 1.010 beeves on the Minneapolis to Lon
don, 2O beeve* and 40 sheep on the TrlnidaU to Bermuda.
and 0t)0 ,|uarter» of beef on the Campania to Liverpool.
<"ALVE;Sr-Recelpts ware 204 head, all for the market.
ar.d ihera were 41H> £ta:e calves m the p«n». Almost n.t
• lemand for the lattar. Two cars of Buffalo and Pttts
burg Teals s.:U at JJ p»r HX> !T>. About 400 calv«» were
heM over. Dreme.l calves lower and dull. Cltv dressed
veu'.n sold at "CMd^je p«»r Ib: country iiTi*»scd at utJOHic.
FH>5 — K«rn» .Commission Co. : »0 PUtaburg vealJ. 143 Ib
av»raif». at $« per I<H> Ib.
S. Judd & ''o. : !>1 Buffalo v«al». 133 tb, at W.
SHEEP AND LAMBS — Receipt* w«ro lOH cars, or 4.3"v3
head, lncluillnic 3 r^rs for slaughterer* and irtH cars for
the market, maktn«. with the stale stcv-k. lOt cars on
sale. Sheep w»re dull at Just about steady prices: tambe
tiow to a fraction lower. The pens were not fully cleared.
Ordinary to prime iheep sold at $:tfl»* per 100 Ib. culls
at $1 SO. lambs at $3 303*0 23. with no reaiiy prime
lambs offered: cul!s at $4. Dressed mutton flow . at
"310 c per Ib. dressed Jamba weak at frffl2c.
Salts* — Kerns Commission Company: 232 Kentucky
lambs 72 IT> average, at %(l per HX> Ib; IIS do. 74 Bs, at
111; 237 do. OS Ib. at S3 90; 245 BufTalo do. B4 Ib. at »3 73;
2!M Indiana do. 80 Ib at S3 50; 241 do. «* Ib. at $3 SO;
101 Kentucky sheep. 10» Ib. at $3 73: « do. 13* la. at »a 73.
S. Judd & Co.: 227 Ohio lamb*. 64 It at $« 23.
N«wton & Co.: 24S West Virginia lamba, S3 Ib. at 10;
27 Virginia do. 87 rt,. at |g; 3 West Virginia sheep. JO.
Ib. at $4: 4 do, 123 Ib. at W. __
McPh^rson * Co.: 103 Virginia lambs. 50 Ib. «; »3 30;
23 KTVUnia culls. B3 Ib. at ti. 71 Virginia sheep. 102 IT).
at S3: a Virginia culls. M ft, at SI 3>>.
HOOS — Receipts were 14 cars, or 2.388 head, all for the
slaughterer*. No sales on live weight. Nominally stea.iy.
Country dressed hogs almost nominal, out quoted steady.
Liverpool. Au«r. 13.— Closing— WTIEAT— Spot nominal:
futures r,uk>t; September. «a 11 T »J December. 7» lrid.
CORN — Spot flrm; American mixed, new. 4s Sd; do old.
4« 0d- futures aulet; September. 4» 8-* d: December. 4s
6"-id. " PEAS — Canadian steady. 5» 7d. HOPS at London
(Padflo CoanO rtrm. £fl 6sti'£>l 13»- FLOUR — 3t. Louis
fancy winter dull, fs 3d. BEEF— Extra India mess dull.
58, in PORK— Prime mv*» Western steady. «7s (M.
HAMS— Short cut. 14 to 1« •*■ strong. 31a Bd. BACON—
Cumberland cut. 26 M SO Ib. :lrm. 44« «d: short rib.
lli to 24 Ib. steady. 46«; km clear middles, light. » to
34 Ib llet *SS; lons clear middles, heavy. 35 to 40 ro.
steady 4Ss «W- short clear backs. I* to 20 Ib. quiet. 42»
(U- clear bellies. 14 to 18 Tb. firm. 4«a. SHOULDERS —
Square. 11 la 13 Tb. strong. 44» — Prime Western
In tierces, dull 34a- American reflned In palls quiet. 23a
3d. CHEESE stror.c: American finest white. ;i9e fld; do
colored. 41s. BUTTER — Good United States quiet, •'•a
TKLLOW —Pr city flrm. 21s *•: Australian in London
firm 25» COTTONSEED OIL — Hull refined — Spot firm.
1T« «d. TURPENTINE— Spirits irteady. Us W. LXN
SETEP OIL ateadr. U* sd - PETROLEUM QtUet. •*»•!
ROSlN— Common steady. T« "d.
Liverpool. Aue. IS. — Clcsinc — Cotton la limited de
mand- oricea. 4 'points lower; American middling fair.
8.32 d; rood mld;llißi! 6.1 M: mlddllnc. fl.0«d: low middling.
3.9Ud: good middling. Q.69d: ordinary. 3. Ud. The sales of
the day. 3.00U bales, of which 300 bales were for soecula
tlon and export, and Included 2.601) bales American; re
ceipt* -iv() bates, a'! American. Futures opened >iul«t and
closed dull- American middling. » o c August. 3.7JW. Au
rust and Seotember. S.B9d: Seotember and October. 5.33 d;
October and November. 9.20 d: November and December.
3 28d December and January. 3.2 id: January and Febru
ary. O.2Ud; February ana March. 6.204; March, asd April.
8.20 d, .
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