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jfW. . rutjuroxAL akd cokxjsboiaz. cfTvJ l 'J It, , Hsw Y.rk tsetf Bicnang.-lales . . j t '! CKrlXn 8TATX AND KTATE DONM (IN S1.000S). ui ','' aCB4,r.IB0711Sg 66OSU.0 f .;! ,, 18UB4:e.l071ia" 1143114V ' j 4, I LOSINO, PRtCES Or UNITED STATU PONDS. :; t; gp t aid. JtM. Bid. Atkiu H r U't8.r. UnSUfce. ill if .atptofO. 80S 128 lSB1 V i tJn'tlt .'r. UnStts,r. H X 1S07 112' 112"i 04 114i 114S W 1 0riBt4s,c, UnotB,. ;. ffi, 107 113S 114 104 1141. 114 K J Pnst4,r. Uo St ".'. ) ffl lSf 188 188a ! 1034 vi , RAILROAD AND OTlsKn TtOXDS fIN Sl.OOOtl j& 02 Atch adj .... (18 2LouNi4.... 8SS iKr -60 67'. 2 864 ' .W& 10' 68'. 20 8Cj F tflha S8..( 68 & 80". Sir 06 Atcb ml 4. 80' 10 M.tBRy B.....1 14 V iB- 67 SOU 1 Morris Ea 1st. 14,4 IBS 2 Ann Arbor 4... 824 4 Mob o ml.... 77U Ei Ki; 2 Am Cot Oil 8.. .108 & MlchCent 7t.114'4 5 'K 13 Brook nT of... 049 7 NPprlort.... 00 MRe, 1 04 2 0S r 13,t 04. 38 06U V W? 8ErooknnO0t.l)2'4 INPgnlos 00'. i 'i-'i 2 I la's 10NorfW,tmpoall7a 9 1' 'fi 113 6NorfAWcn4a 70 FfjKf 8 112". 1 NJMIdlandl.tiai ''!,-: BCbJ:OcnC,r.ll3 10 K J Con, 1880.104 i'lMW' ' 1 CJn0cnBi..ll4,a 1 N JCtngnlos.rllO ';fi S C0gnU",t.... 82'4 2 NJC.n gnl 6s.U0 l-R 8C 3Nh4:Chlcnl034 IKl e& 82'. loNnnotcaiBi.ioo )K 1C,DHB.....110 1 KY.04tWr4 074 fKi .6C.B4.gcnTB.110". O n t N l.t....l 12S 'JilaKe- 2C.BQ4..Nx OS's 8 lid ;HH JConOasofChta 2 0rRN4.... 03. jBg S 103 7 0SL.cn B..... 00 HHyv lOanSoSa 100 6 00T. EH$. 06 0Tmntt.tr.. 46'i 3 OS I Inca.... 68 HHp, 87 47W 240rSL,lnob.... 30 KK?. 17 47. 16Penn4Ht US'. KsaaE 10..". 47S 4 Pitts A Wn 1st. 78 sVsH: 70 ....47 1 77 VsaBp 160TcrT4i.... 84 1 78 jR 07 83. 1 P.C.CBtL4ai. ftUt? aOAEI(nie.rl01 " 111. IK 3Chft'E IfnlC101LJ 37RockIslex6s,.1061 IK, 1 108 24 106-4 Wimt- ' 10ColUldUt.tr 043 32 10S. VjjjKk . 3 Co Erie 1st.. U 2 4 nhft Dnr 1.1..122 K 6 1121. 10 Hcdinl 4 834 y 4 112 0 83a H 2CnOcnO.... Qlh 8 nioO W lit.... 82 RKV 3 C0nr Htlno 44 7 SoPot Arli l.tlOOU jB I 3CClanrZdlnc. 161. 6 IOU'-j W;' 3 Cent Ry Ion. 1 St P I en BBt KkNtl ,106 " 100 MM 2 DrnftllOcn... eB'i 0 StL Jt 8FsB..103,3 f- 7 80HI 4 103". iHS 7Dulinitt...l044 0 1031. UK .4Erlal.tex 1 134 lOStLtSP 4.... 74 HMu- 6 Erie prior bdt. 00T 3 St Peon 138 g a .-...... oi istput, 8Md. lie's UBI; QETcnnBt 1104 2 St L8 W Ut... 72 BIHT' RF4tPUl.l0a.114 4 St PADul Sd..l074 BKK 6FftPMt. 804 38C4t a lit... 06 BKS 12FtarnoSd...l40 2 06 2 0r, ntne. SOU 5 05Hl KS 2., 600 6 Son'wirO..... 02Ki B9 10 0, H'j 18 A 10 02U BflK-' V 1IPC 02 1 StanllftTC. .... 68 BK&I ' 3 aPo lit S-BsilSH 6 673 M 10ntTCSnl4.. 78'4 14TPlitB. 07T. BHk SlronMtB. 88'4 1 08 BflH'C -4 88.j 6ToxPo2dln.. 28" 6 88' 6 2B MW -3Ind.ni&II.t 88 lT.Clftne..Dd 84 Kfl lfilonaCentl.t.. PO 5 CnP, PMc..l 12'. BflB 3KuPcon.tr.. 84.21 112U BMflI 2K.nftT.x4... 80 102 113 PBV 1 86r. 1 UnPoe7.tr.ll313 MB. 3 80's 1 Dnrioif.tr.. 113'. Bflff" E0KT2dl 63 12W.11H 108 Bt, .2 03V 1 108 K'r 2 03x 1 10804 iV ' lKuClPli!,. 71 0 108 BH 40 KCPfcOl.t.. 784 16 108 JBKIk 3 K'n'vrhaftM4. 70 6 Wb 2d 8 OH HKf 1 LacledeO Ut..l03 1 80. W 3 1.EWlBt....H64 SW.bDftCex.. 00 BfBc' 1 Lmko8hl.t,c..l07'4 lWe.tSla4t lOO1 lllte 1 LkeSh 2d.r..l 10 2 100 KMlPt 1 LtkeSh3i9....104,4 6 WntSb4j.reg.l084 BHJyJ'' 1 LoftMonit..H0'j VUKf Total tales of railway bond, (par rains) l, 517,000. BjBpi IIAILMOAD AND OTHER SUAnCfl. HBStV Optn- lllah- Loir- Clottnc, HBw talt. no. ut. til. Bid. Atttd. HHKl HAlftSu.183 183 183 SSi 1VSS3 Amsn..l414 141'4 140'. 140 140H lO0Amsi!p.H6:4 116'. 116-4 116 110 Kit flOOAmSll. 8 8'a 8 7'4 8'4 BBK npoAmSWp 10 lOSi 184 10 104 BBS. laOAmCabl 00 01 00 004 01 SBP. TCftBAmTob. 887. 887. 88 88 88". Kb 2S0ATobpfH6 116 116 116 117 fr' IBAmEx.. 1174 1174 117a 116 118 I30AniCOp 76 76 76 76 76' HHC SOOAtch.Tft "''V 8F...... 12S 12".'l2" 12 124 SBtlO Atrl ,T 8 P. p.. 30 30 20 20 20 110 A Art) pt 34 34 34 34 34 '4 lOOBrun.wk l'lfl& 2d I p.. 04 64 04 6 64 JB, 900 Bait 0 13 13 13 13 14 iMmk 0210 bar StO 3 3 34 34 3 BKrV lfTTBtlr'kRT 37 37 30 SO- 37 '-5i,' lOOBUn O.HO 110 110 118 110 'Kfa 270CanSo.. 614 614 61 61 61 aBu? lOOctrep.. 804 804 804 8R 804 :MKS- ' 4O70CbOtW 14 14 14 '4 14 14 BERT-- lBOC.nPao 111. 11 11 10 11 . 770Cbr.ftO 21 21 21 214 21 ? 450C.CC ft K- StL.... 34 34 34 33 34 V& 7B0nNW12O 120 1104 1104 110 V'Mt U275C.BftQ. 08 08 07 084 08 &? lr77C.Mft8tl 034 034 02 02 03 VIp ' 170 CM ft lit l Ppf....l43 143 143 1424 1434 HJrc BSOOCRIftl- 88 88 88 8R 884 lilij" ' UOOroU'url. 244 244 23 24 26 'S 1652 Chi Ter. 44 44 44 44 4 lllfe ISaOCTerp. 224 22 224 22 22 WMmi'' SOOC.IlVftT. 6 6 fi 6 6 Wmlt SOOC.pTrao 02 02 02 61 62 1714CuiiOm.177 170 177 177 17B ' ,37CilftLp 30 30 30 30 32 if :0DftlIu.l.lH4 112 111 111 112 ttmp JvaD.I.V1664 160 1654 166 166 I A SOOUJlftFU 12 18 12 124 13 I mj . tOErUIUl 14 14 14 144 144 ! my 4oEriri.tp 374 374 37 37 374 ; ISi ' BF.dlEX..127 127 127 1204 120 H lOOFWftDC. 20 20 20 10 204 -$,, ritoOanElco 34 34 334 334 33 i m. 30UIIrl'n ' W$" C8.... 28 28 28 28 28 i ' 2(13 IllUrnt. 103 103 103 103 103 IS lOOKC.PftO 20 20 20 20 20 j BOLEftWp 71 7i 71 70 71 H& 4 20nLakSbl70 170 170 170 171 tl KUOMclOt. 44 44 44 44 444 SH9- 1001-aclOp. 03 03 03 02 04 MmM" :VS0LouAN 66 66 66 66 65 aBVKBUnCoull2 112 HO 110 110 Ri , CB0l)HtStnrl304 131 1284 130 130 R 'll,RUIchC..100 100 100 100 101 H3 TUOMol'u-.. 334 334 32 32 324, Hi'' 'iHOH.KATp 36 36 344 344 36 Mf'. 17MorftE,1074 1074 1674 160 170 flV. SOON LOU.. 17 1V 17 17 174 ('" KlVONJCtnl 06 06 044 04 06 rfilf' 9 NVCVDI1064 106 1064 105 106 11'. Wi- TKBSN.tLraa 30 30 30 30 36 f'f,: 40NtLdplOO 100 100 106 100 HE' JV0.SyftNU.184 184 184 183 186 &" 140Ny.LW12i 121 121 ft;1 7B0 SV.B1 IS Wpf... 33 33 32 32 324 H,f 100NWp 47 47 47 40 47 Hfc aviUNorPar. 20 20 20 204 20 &- I3BHIVP. 68 68 68 68 684 H ' lOOOnlalln 3 3 3 3 6; K& 23rOmw 1SS 16 16 16 164 )!! 7 60 Or. 81... so 20 10 20 204 A 10 la.-Mall 2d 20 20 204 30 MMk 10PulPalC173 173 173 1724 1734 jJJ,' 'JOBS P, CO ft HjEh EtI 40 41 30 80 40 KV 400P.C.C ft mm-;, sti.p,. oe 684 074 07 oe Kf. lop.unimil44 114 114 114 114 ff ) 0p., 00 064 06 06 06 P B20Htading 22 22 21 21 21 Eta ' 44i)SfUadlp 60 60 404 404 60 Lv ' 20 Read tp 27 27 27 87 274 f lOOHOWp 60 60 00 604 004 ton.W0123 123 122 121 1824 ?. 770SlPO. 70 70 76 76 76 w' StJ'ftOpl614 1614 1614 148 168 B BOOSoPac.. 20 20 20 20 21 H. 72B6oRny. 8 8 8 8 0 '811 o By p. 30 30 20 30 30 P1 7BIJal B Ut, 004 604 4B 40 60 K ' . ,j j Cyan- Biff Lrtf tCtcttw SaU$. ine- ttU ft. Bti. JOtA 37 8tJ(U 2dp... 17 17 17 IB 10 400 St LAB ... Fl.tp. 60 60 604 604 67 185 M I. fts P24P. 80 80 20 20 8(1 14IBTCAI. 26 264 26 26 264 SB8dATRR103 106 103 1044 1064 SOOTrxPAc. 11 11 11 H 11 !B75UnPac.. 26 86 264 264 86 lOOUStlubp 04 04 04 034 04 S8BUSL.... 0 0 0 0 7 400U8Lp.. 03 03 03 03 03 SBOWabMh. 7 7 7 7 7 SOOWabp.. 17 17" 174 174 17 SB70WUTil 004 004 804 804 80 HOWftLE, tr 0 0 0 8 10 Total talta, 813.488 tbaraa. OBTOlf CLOS1NO QUOTATIONS. Bid, AtXtt. Bid. Alieit. Hot ft Alh..220 onEIop.. 84 86 ChlcJcom.HO 110 Bo. Alton.. 140 4 140 ChloJpf.,,100 1004 Calftnccl.486 400 Ft'h'nrtp 08 100 OKtola 304 NewEncp. 80 QuInryM... 1174 UtxCrnt. 06 07 Tain Iln... 130 138 Old Colony, 1874 - " TamJr 16 , .i.vu. o-v uuiti,,,,,,, a'. at, Doniln'nC. 22 234 B Ua Ut... 01 02 AmBtllT.l 203 BU02d... 7a fftllEl, 204 rnUADXLrniA CLOSINO QUOTATION!. 814. AtM. Bid. Atitd, UtrHTM 25 80 W or, Co.. 4is4 4S CPnyofl. 21 214 EISBcom. 20 87 PhllaTrae. 70 70 F.I an pf... 284 204 Union Traj 124 18 PH.LAPo 184 18 EAPTc. 70 70 PH.LftPp 44 44 UatTrao.,.130 1304 Wei. C com 14 10 CTofNJ. 384 Well Opt.. 60 01 CTorNJB. 00 DaltTrut.. 204 204 0 0 Imp Co 00 100 Uaraden.... 0 0 CniCAGO CLOSINO QUOTATIONS. Bid. Atttd. Bid. Jlktd. AmStrTxI.. 884 80 XII Brew... 0 Canal D.. 68 00 HIlBrawpt 34 ChloBrew.. 8 8 N Y BUcult 024 03 ChlBrewpt 87 20 NCbStP.y.223 227 Cltylt'way.233 236 So Side "L" 02 03 Olam'dM.,142 143 St. BtaCar. 23 23 LakoSf'L" 10 10 WChStltylOO 100 U.tWS... 44 4 LATEST LONDON QUOTATIONS. Attrition, a a p 134 Northern Pacific. 21 Canadian Paclflo... 84 Northern Pailflopf. 00 Cneeapeak A Ohio. 22 Ontario A Writ 10 Eiieran.aap 14 Pennaylrania 50 ErlaUtpt 30 Reading, lit a p.... n IlllnoU Central 100 Reading lit pf. 20 EantaaATexaa.... 13 St Paul 00 LaVa Shore 174 South Railway 0 LouIitUI. ft Naih.. 67 South Railway pt.. 32 New York Central. 100 Union Pacific 204 Norfolk A Wpf.n.. 48 WabunpL 16 Tuesday, Jan. 4. Tho exceedlncly small volumo of actual bust ncBB In stocks encouraged professional operators' to roako further attacks to-day upon rallies. There was also some liquidation of spcculatlro holdings of the local traction stocks. A part of this last was doubtless due to a disposition to take profits on the announcement of tho non municipal government of its attitudo toward tho rapid transit problem. Manhattan Railway was especially depressed in the late trading by reports that one of the larger stockholders In tho company, who has been identified with tho enterprise practically from Its inception, was Berlously ill. So far as could bo learned, thero is no bssls for these reports. The most exten sive trading was In Manhattan Railway, and it also sustained the greatest net docllne, namely, lh V cent Brooklyn Rapid Transit closed only fractionally lower, whilo Metropolitan Street Railway, on moderato transactions, was ono of the few stocks that closed higher than yester day. The bearish attacks were cspecia'ly di rected against Sugar Refining and tho Granger stocks. There was also some effective selling of Missouri Pacific, People's Gas, and Louisville and Nashville. Tho railway traffic returns that were made public to-day, particularly those for tho last irrck and month of tho calendar year just closed, wero apparently ignored by speculative inter ests, which were more Inclined to attach im portance to official confessions that rates on competltivo business are not being maintained and to the possibility that Mr. Hanna may bo defeated in bis light for re-election to tho United States Senate. The Street argues that the defeat of Senator Hanna would Impair tbo influence of the Administration with Congress and might have an important bearing upon the next Presidential campaign, should the sound money issuo be revived. The firmness of the call money market, at figures ranging from one-half to two-thirds of tbo legal rate, doubt less contributed to tho dlslodgemontof some Blocks held on slender margins and carried by brokers with moderate capital. Tho apathetic attitude of important interests townrd tho market may plausibly bo explained upon tbo theory that tbey do not desire to contribute profits to speculators who had pre pared themselves for tho traditional January advance in prices. It is possible, therefore, that after small speculative accounts have been pretty well liquidated and a good-sized short interest created, tho interests referred to will como into the market on a scale that may effect a decided change in the prevailing senti ment. Tbo closing was in the main heavy. Final sales compare with those ot yesterday as follows: Jan. 3. Jan. 4. Jan. 3. Jan. 4. A.TftSFe. 12 12 NatLead... 37 304 A.TA8Kp 30 29 SWcom... 1204 1104 Am8Ilr..l41 J404 NPao com. 21 20 AmSRcf pU5 116 NPaopf... 68 58 AmTob.... 88 88 NY Cent. ..105 106 AmSpU... 8 8 NJ Cent... 06 05 AmSplIp. 20 104 Omahacom 70 75 BrookRT.. 37 30OntY... 16 16 Canada So 614 61 l'eo O fc C 00 05 C.BftQ,... 08 084 Kockl.lanJ 88 88 ConOaa....l78 177 lleadlnj.... 22 21 ChtaftO... 22 21rradUtpt 604 404 ChQW.... 14 14StPcom... 03 02 D.Lft W... 1664 1604 soR'way.. 0 8 OenEUc... 34 33 " H'way p 30 30 (lIlnolaCenl03 103 TexaaPac.. 11 11 KanftTpt. 364 344 'C. I A II.. 26 26 LouftNiau 60 66 n Pac,... 25 26 LailadeOaa 444 44 USLeathp 63 03 HanbCon..lll 110 Vvataahpf. 17 171, Uoracino.. 334 32 W Un Tel.. 00 804 MetHtnr.,130 130 Government bonds Arm. Tbo Cs closed a V cent, higher bid. Itallvtay mid other bonds easier. 1I10 features were llrnoklyn Rapid Transit 5s, Drooklyn Union Gas Ss, Chesapeake and Ohio gensral 4j)s. Chicago Terminal lsts. t. r.. Colorado Midland lsts, t. r., Reading gen eral 4s. South Carolina and Georgia lsts, South ern Hallway Qs. Union Puclflo p. ra. elf's, and Atchison Issues. Tho more important net de clines wore In Atchison adj. 4s. V cent., to .1H; Drooklyn Rapid Transit Bs, . to 04: Colo rado Midland lsts. t. r h. to !'; Reading genornl 4s, a, to S'.iH; Southern Railway &s, , 10 0'J. and Union Pacific p. ni. ctt's, V com., to 11'.'. Tho nolewortuy ndrames wero In llrooklyn Union Gas Ss. It V cent., to 11 'J; Chesapeake and Ohio general 4ss, . to H'-I'h; Chicago Terminal lsts. I. r , to 47, and South Carolina and Georgia lsts, h V cent., to Oih. In bank stocks 10 shares of Continental sold at 130. and 10O shares of Merchants' at 1481-... Commercial price pf bar silver in New York. rtia Unr silver In London closed nt 2(1 1-1 (Id. Mexican silver dollars nere quoted at 4Uc. Exports to Europe to-morrow, '.'00,000 ounces. Money on call 3?4 V cent., closing at UhiV cent. Time money is quoted: Thirty, sixty, and ninety days 3a V cent., and six months 34(T4 ri cent, on good mixed Slook Exchange collateral. Commercial puper is q noted: I'rlnie ludorsod bills receivable at 34&1 V cent., prime single names at 4 V cent., upd good names at 4Lj V cent. Sterling exchange was firm, with an invest ment demand for long bills. Continental ex change was also Arm. Posted asking tales for sterling are: Sixty dnjs, t.b:i, and night. S4.8o2. Actual rates arc: Long bills, SH.S'J'.i'y 4.822. Blirht drafts. $4.85. and cablu trans fers, f4.fi584.8Si4. Francs are quoted at 6.21 7e for long nnd 5.20 for short; rclihsmarks, Olh'aOi' for long nnd 05 llU$or 3-10 for short; guilders, 40eOS40 3-1(1 for long and 30 15-10540 for short. " Iiomcstlc exebango on New Vork: Hoston Par and t tents premium. Charleston Dur ing, par; selling, s premium. Havaiumli liny. Insr. 1-10 off; selling, par. New Orleans Dank, par; commercial, $1 discount. San Francisco Sght, 10 cents Premium; telegraph, 1 4-cents premium. St. Louis 2630 cants premium. Chicago 85 cents premium. Cin cinnati Hetween oanks, par, and orer counter 60 cents premium. ' Glucose Sugar Refining common Is quoted at 3a"u37. and the preferred at oieU2. 03(574; American Malting at 3Ht4. and prefirred at 7273 ; Standard Gas comuiia it ' ..., , ( . . , 11 - 1?0134. and the. prtfefred at 144t147t Mutual Gas nt285g3O0l RvraciiM Gas at 21W 2iai Koultable Gas at 2208240. Kxport of general mercliantllse from the port of ew 0rk for the woek ending to-dnr were valued nt irT.TIiUM.airalnst 5?T70.0(I7 in Iho preceding week nnd $S.037.01I in the corresponding wPru of lnsUo.tr. Bin Jan. 1 to IKC 31 30n,ni 3,028. against r?3H1.2U,2D. TlieConsolldstod ire Cnmpnny tins defclared a sonil-annunl dividend of 3 V cent, on its pre ferred slock, buyable Jan. 18. Tho Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway CoiniAnv.repnrln gross earnings for tho fourth wet knf December St i83.5"4. an Increase of 908.132 ns compared with tho corresponding week of the pre ions year. Railway gross earnings for Deecmbor compare with those of tho samo month of the previous yoarns fqllows: Brooklyn Rap d Tranill 44n,7IIU Inc. (14,040 DaoailHn Pacinc U.UVO.Ooo ine. 3B7.nno rhlran" nnil F.a.tern llllnoli. 4!)4.sn4 Inc. 4B.H10 Denser ttu.l Itlodrande 7an,oop Inc. 1711,7110 IowaCentral ln,ri9 me. ao,4nt Kan.aaCltr suburban Belt.. 113,700 Ine. (1.4na Kan. city. Pliuluirg and Oulf aa,t:4 Inc. 1A4.D7H Mexican Central l.SlU.SHO inc. SOB.agS Mexican National B(I,hv3 Inc. 1M.3W7 M'iblli and Ohio 40O.HOO Inc. 33.4BH Mlnneapoll. and St. Loula. .. in.1,744 Dec. nun Rock Wand... 1,BIh.II0 Inc. 280.078 M. Jos-ph and Orand Maud 107,400 Inc. S3.000 Trxaa and IMcinc I.OIh.ftwR Inc. tlO.B.ll Vat-ah NHii,7.in inc. nw.nns St.Paul 2,St7.0B0 Inc. 240,203 The New York. Ontnrln nnd Vcslcrn Railroad retiorta l-rosa enrntni.n fnr VnreinliAr nt K!I1M . 247, an Incrcnso of S1C.407 na comiured with tho snino month of tho provlons year, nnd net $111,315. an inrrcasn of f703. For tho ilvo months ending Nov. .'10 tbo gross earnings woro 91.8IIH.83n. an Inereaso of $21,840 as compared with (bo corresponding period of tho previous year, and not CU14.2UU, a decrease of $0,077. The Iowa Central Railroad reports gross earn ings for November of $107,208, an Increase of $41,075 as compared with the same month of the previous roar, nnd not $54,407, an lncreno of $24,035. For the five months ending Nov. 30 tho gross earnings wero $813,303, an Inereaso of $130,020 as compared with the corresponding period of tho previous year, and net $280,703, an Increase of $81,730. The receipts of Iho Government to-day were: Customs, $.)12,335; Intertill revonue. $131,751), and miscellaneous, $U,V030, a total of $700. 030. 'Ihc dltburscmtnts were $1,1)20.000. it 11 excess of expenditures over receipts of $310,370. Tho receipts of tho llscil year to dale havo boon $210,028,752: expenditures, $210,827,211; do llclt. $708,450. Theofilclat count of tho cash in the Treasury At tho closo of business to-day compared with that of yesterday chows: Jan. 3. Jan. 4. dold coin and bullion.... tlRO.Vl 1.547 $1111,005, 100 silver coin and tnilllou.. ia.5H7,13 12.7BI.hi14 United Slate, note. 10,885,031) 40,014,50 Other note, le.s demaud liabilities 20.U0.920 111.027,701 Available cash balance, Includlnggold roierve..S23.".474,700 (234,302,314 Money in London lt.y.i'J'.i V cent. Rates of discount In open mirkctfor both short nnd three months' bills, 2- V cent. Amount ot bullion gone Into tho Dink of England on balance tn-dav 24.000. Paris advices quote 3 V cents at 103 franca 35 centimes. Exchango on J,ondon,25 francs 22a centimes. The weekly statement or tho Imperial Dank of (lerniAny shons tbo following changes: Cash in hand de creased 11.780.000 marks; Trensurv notes de creased 2.320.000 marks; "other" securities Increased 105,0(10.000 marks; nutcs In circula tion increased 188,000.000 murks. Tho Central Trust Company and Unllgarten ti Co. announce that tho unsold balance of tho now Mobilo nnd Ohio first mortgage 5 V cent, bonds, Montgomery division, has been advanced to052 nnd interest, subject to it further ad vance without notice Tho Richmond Locomotive Works have re ceived an order for fifteen heavy compound consolidation locomotives of tho most modern design for tho Canndlnn Pacific Railroad. The sales of mining stocks nt Ilia Now York Consolidated Stock and Petroleum Exchange to day weru as follows: , Ojien- an- Low C7or. Satti. Xame. (ntf. fit. tit. ing. 2000 Alamo 04 .04 .04 .06 200 Beat ft Belcher.. .03 .03 .03 .03 100 Bullion 1.06 1.05 1.05 1.05 150 Con Colt Va.... 1.45 1.45 1.46 1.45 BOOCreedeftCCk.. .04 .04 .04 .04 200Etircka 1.15 1.16 1-15 1.16 500 Plymouth 12 .12 .12 .12 SOorotoal 40 .40 .40 .40 800 Pharmacist 00 .00 .00 .00 Total tale., 4.7 6 0 ahar ja. COHUFAICIAI. COMPESD. Tuesday, Jan. 4. Grain Wheat Spot was easy but rather more active. Tho salos were 240,000 bush., including 200,000 No. 1 hard Manitoba, 32,000 No. 2 Milwaukee on prlvato terms delivered, 15,000 No. 1 Northern spring at OO-'ac. In store for export nnd 2,300 ungraded white nt 00301c. In clovator to arrive. Free on board afloat: No. 1 Northern spring. New York, 31.013s; do. Duluth. $1.02's: No. 2 red. $1.01 'a; No.lhardl)tiluth,$1.03p. Minneapolis received to-dav 185,700 bush., against 30,150 last yoar; Duluth 101,055, against 03.530; Chicago 87.G0O, against 40,810; Milwnukco 27,300, against 37,050; St. Louis 35,000, against 13,000: Toledo 21.120. against 13,522; Detroit 11.880, against 4.8P0 last ear. Futures declined -Tjc. to li, recovered part of this and closed c. to '2c. lower for the day. Future sales 3,315,000 bush., as follows: La.r Optnino. ItlaUrtt. Loirttt. doting. Siaht. January. .07 : 11" 07 7 Kebruarv..M7 07 UU n;a, 117 Maroh . . n lnl 05 !)Hij 0H Mar. ... 1)3 0314 02 113'a 113 July 874 4 864 87 87 Barley Was dull. New feeding, 303lc.. co.t and frolRht to Buffalo; malting. 4&(3Bc. aa to quality. Rye Was wvnk. State. nO(J51c. Corn Spot was eaalr hut In good demand for ex port. The sales wero 1)33,000 bush , Including rin.uoo No. a mixed at 35c. free on board afloat, aud 24,000 do. at the outtort. on private terms for export. No. 2 mixed, .1.000 In store at 33ic. Futures declined Vc. but reentered the loaa. Future aalea 155.000 buib , ajfoilona: Ijiit Optntng. High tit. Lowtit. dating. Xtoht. January .. .. .13 83 May 34 34 33 34 34 Oats Spot was quiet. The sales were 54. BOO bush., lucludlng 20,000 No. 2 mixed on private ternia for export No, 2 white. 2V(4V94c; No. 3 do., 7.500 at28c.; No 2 white clipped, ZOijc: No. 3 do.. 20c. 1 No. 2 mixed, 28c; No. 3 do., 27c.t rejected mixed. 2Sc.i do. nhlte. 274c; No. 2 mixed deliv ered, 20 Uo.: track mixed, 28a2U4c; do. white, 27,000 at S0iH4c, Futures decllntd c. Future ale. 10,000 bulb., Hi follows: Opining, lllohtlt. Loirrnt. doling. Xinllt. May 27 27 27 27 28 Whrat was more active to-day but lower. Early In the day prlcea declined anarply on lower cable., aomo foreign aelllnfr, bearish preaaure and a liberal Imreoae In the world's available supply. Toward the close, however, prices recovered part of the loas on covering of ahorta and reporta of agool demand for export, the last prlcea ahoivlnD; a small fractional net lo.s for the dav, l.herpool declined d. to vi, Paris declined lc. to !c. Flour there was weak. Hrailitrttt'i reported an Increase in the available aupply In thli country eaat of the Rocklea or 1,435, 000 buib., and an Increase In Europeof 400,000 hush., making an Increaae In the total world'a available auuply or l,H3.1.00ii tmiti. Tho Northwestern re ceipts were 405 can. aealnst 057 at week and 14u last year. Corn declined early, but recovered the loss. The receipts were larae. but smaller arrlvala aro expected. Lhernool declined d.. but recovered part of the lixa. The available mpplr In thla country, ai cording to tlraditrttt't. Increased 1)80. 000 bush. Chicago received 1,040 oara and ex pect. 350 to-morrow. Oat. were quiet and easier, Chicago received 37U cara. The available aupply de crcas.d 731,000 Hush. Chlcaro, Jan.4. " Wheatwas weak early, declining lo.from yesterday, with a lot of selling, both for long and .hort account, rally ing It. at Ihe close on reported export sales at the aeaboard of AO boat loads. The market 11a. gotten Into a rut where II need, help or some sort to bring about an upturn. Thla would result either from a falling off In recrlpta or an Improved caib demand. Outalde of the Lslter Inter at tho boldlnga or long wheat In the market are amall. Corn waa weak at the start on large receipts and Ibe nrakuets In wheat. The selling n as of the aamn character aa In wheat. txtb for long and short ac count An Improvement In wheat will heln the price of corn. Oata were weak, nlth a goal deal of flour, datlon. The ra.b demaud was dull owing to the res totatlon of the cut rates lu Eastern freights. We think they aru a purchase on breaks." Fi-oi'n Waa easier In the early trading. In sym pathy with wheat, but aubaequ.nlly becam steady and clo.ed quiet, The aales were 8, 00 bblt. The New York Yorfucr. Ksol.ange tirporttr .tal.i the stock 011 Jan. 1 at 1BB.30H pkga., against 100,600 ou Ore. I, and 120,500 on Jan. 1 laat vrar, Utilt. Raeti. Recelpta 14.898 34,443 Exports 3,638 81,202 Winter In bills.! Superfine, (3 1 01 10.23 1 No. 2 extra. 3,40(tl3.n0iatralghla.(t 40(44. 6O1 patent.. (1.75(4 (3,1b. tsprlnglnbtil.: Clear.. SI 1 59(4.36 latralghta, (1. 55f(4. 7B patents. (5(4(5.16. Mill Fred Waa Inactive, but atronger. We.tern iprlug In 100-tt. aacka. (13.763(14; 200-D , (13.500(14; winter In bulk. (13 500(14. Cuttox Spot cotton hero was unchanged 1 no sales; 7,1)00 halea were delltired on eontraela. Middling upiauda, 5 IB-IOc., agalutt 7 l-lc. laat year. New Orleans and Oulf. 0 li.lllc, aaluit 7 &-6c, laat ear, Wilmington declined I liio New Orleans aold fl.VOO, Mobile 1.400, Savannah 834. Norfolk 740, and Au guila 07 bales. Liverpool was uncbanged on the not, with .ale. of 12,000 bale.; future, there de clined 1 point, lu Manchester yarna were tery dull; clotha, not much d"lng. Augu.ta rrinlred to-dav 1.714 bales, aialu.t 3,742 la-ttirrkand 1501a. tyear: Memphis 2.3110, aga'n.t 3.H04 last week and 033 1 .at vear; St. Louts 1,485. again t 1. 404 laat week and H20 lat yean Cincinnati U.I23, against 3,422 last week and i.4ll last year. Houston 20.650, against !H.Aw last eck and H.211 lal year, Augusta shipped 1,012. Memphis 4,503, fit. Loula O.Stfl, Cincinnati 1.70U, and Houston 14 731 bale.. Houston expect, tomorrow 6,001) lu 6.60O. aialnit 3,1-21 list week and B.3HI last car. New Orlfan.fi)i-t( 10.1)00 to 12,000. against 13,443 last week and U.BOO laat ar. The port receipt, were 79,206 balea. Including various," against 72,108 laat week and 80,081 laat year: tbu. fartbl. week 160,437. against lBs.suo tuua far last week. The exp 'rta from the porta approximated 40.0011 hales. New Orleans declined allgatly, but rallied. Futures tiers declined it to 4 point., recovered part of this and cloud steady with prloe. unchanged to a 1 , . 'i ' - 1 points lower for the day with sales of 08,900 bales. The future trading waa as follows! Clnalfltv. lltgnnt. Loirrit, Halt: January n.77(5.7B B.78 6.76 6,800 Feoruary,,,.B.HOAB.HI B.80 5.7H BOO March, 5.8.1(45.84 5.H4 5. HI 16,000 April B.8S(6.Hn 6.87 B.fO BOO May B.P2MA.D3 5.0.1 5.00 14,200 June 5.II0(5.07 5,07 B.S3 r.IOO July ii.noao.nl 0.00 B.OB 4,100 Aurust 0.04(46.03 11.05 (1,02 14,000 sp(ember... o.04(fl.o3 n.or, o.ou 000 October fl.O3i0.U? 0.00 0.06 200 The trading In cotton was resumed today on the same lines which have characterized the speculation for so lung pail. Early In the day prices declined allghtly. In sympntny with a decline lu Liverpool, but before the cloa-s most of tie lose was recovered and the last quotations were practically unchanged from Friday's final prices. The trading was mainly local, but Included some Liverpool selling. Intrttment bur'ng continues for local and out-of-town account, and some shorts rovered 10-dsy. The receipts at the liorts were large, but they wero principally arrivals for shipment, aud therefore tbey had no effect upon the market. The export! were liberal, an Included a large consignment fur Japan, rhe rice pta at the ports for the week am estimated at 30O.O00 bales, against 230.000 In 1804. The aeml-wrekly recelpta nt the principal Interior town. (Selma estlmatrd) were 73.073 balea, against 70,841 In tbe same time laattteek, 2P.U70 laat year, and 46,803 In 18041 ahlp inenta ok.koo, against 64,416 ltst week, 40,614 last year and (II. 72Hn 1804-05. Cnrrxc lllo on the spot was steady, but quiet I No. 7, flijic. hales 2,000 bags No. 7, ex ship, at 0c., and 100 bags Maracalbo on private terms. The future trading was ns follows; faltr. Ulohtit. Lotceaf. Cloitng. January 1,0110 n.nn n.70 6.HS&5.70 .March 3.000 6.03 b.un 6 85U3.00 April 250 n on 11,00 o.tiAdtn.oo May 1,000 0.05 0.03 0.00(28.05 July. 250 0.20 i.2o n.mae.iB Foptcniber.. 2,730 0.30 O.HO fl.X0ul0.2S October..... 250 (130 0.30 6.25(26 80 December... .1,500 0.13 6.U& 0.8036.85 Futures here declined 16 to 25 points, closing barely steady, wl'h sslcs of 10,000 bags. Havre advanced 4f , but reacted and declined r. Hamburg declined 4 pfg. to '4 prg. Itlo waa barely steady at uncbanged prlc-si receipts In two days. 20,000; stock. 30P.OO0; exchange 7d a decline of 3 'tj I. Santos waa quiet atBOreis decline! recelpta, 33,000; stock, 888,000. Lower cables selling for Continental account and lib eral receipts caused tbe decline here to-day. Tho ware house deliveries continue liberal, but tney had no effect. METALS Iron was quiet at (0.05c4(0,75 for spot and January. Copper was quiet and unchanged. Spot and January, 10.N3itlc. The exports for December, according to Metal Exchange returns, wera 10.003 tons; total fnr the .tear. 123,107 tnns, again.! 183, 527 tons last ear. Lead was quiet at 11.074(48.724c. for spot and January Tin ttas quiet but steady. Spot and January. 13.75Jtl3.80c. Speller was un changed. Spot and January 3 90i44c. Navat. Sionts Were quiet. Spirits or turpentine. 33c433c.t common to ijood strained rotlu, (1.40 3(1.43. Petiioi.xv'm Crude certificates wero unquoted hero and In Oil City Keflntd was unchanged. PhotisioN I.srd was Arm but quiet Prime. $3t city, (4.50i,4.73: refined for the Continent, (5.25. Pork wai dull but steady. Mess, (8 70:4(0 23. Cut meats wero stronger. Pickled hams. 7(47c.i do. bellies, 3iil6c.l do. shoulders, 5c. Dressed bogs, 4VA54C. Taltutr. n(3r. Butter Creamery. Weat em extras, live: firsts, tovlc.; seconds, 17(tfluc.i thirds. lBMinc; state fancy, 21c: firsts. lOrtlOc; thirds to seconds, 15(41. Cheese Mate, full cream, targe fancy. Hue.: tho'ce. 8(He.: ralr to good. 74(8c: common, 740a: small coloiwl and whllo fancy. OOUc : choice. 84W834C.; cointncn to rood, 74(Sc. Eggs Male and Peun.yltanla frchh gath ered, fane), 23&2.t4c: Wtstern. fresh gathered, llrsta, 22u'.'3c.: fair to good. VOi'.'e. Chicago, Jan. 4. "Provisions ruled lower on the decline In tbe hog market and In sympathy with grain, closing ateady at a moderate reaction from Inside prtcca. There tv is a good Investment demand, with some scattered realising and also moderate offering from packers In anticipation of liberal hog receipts the remainder of the week, stocks In store here were about aa ex pected. The world's stock of lard lncna-rd 13,000 toil, during December, but show a reduction of 134, 000 ten, for ttie past year, show ng that the consump tion I overtaking the production, as packing returns for tbe same period wore tbe largest on record. Forty.four thousand hogs are estimated for to-morrow. Sfoan Raw waa firm: 80' test. 3 Vt3c: 00' test, 4(44c. Hates 10.000 bags centrifugals 06- teat on private terms. Refined was quler. Tontcco The semi weekly nales were 100 cases 1805 Pennsylvania Havana at 13o.; 50 cases 1890 New England Havana at 183Vc.l 100 bales Havana at 7oo.m.(1.10 In bond, and 50 tales bumatra at (1(1.40 In bond. Wool, Considerable activity Is evinced In Terri tories; snmo large transactions have been reported and the resultant strengthening of prices Is beginning to materialise. Tho following are current quotatlona baaed 011 Wool Exchange official classifications: Toxaa Fine. 12 months, 17dlHc: tlno medium. 12 mouths. l(ultic.t medium, 12 mon lis, 10($20c.; fine and fins medium spring. 6 to 8 months. 16&17o.t nudium sprnv. 6 to H months, l(!41bc.t fine and fine medium fall, 13!3r.: medium fall. ltotlOc. Kansas and Nebraska Flue choice. 14(413c: fine medium chnl-e. 1517c: medium choice, I7(e)1hc: quarter. 17c; fine average, 12(.vl3c.; fine medium average. 13.I4c.: m dlum average. I.V4I6C.; quar ter average. 14(&I5. Dakota Fne choice. 1501 flc: fine medium chclce, 17l8c.; medium choice, 10 20c; quarter, 1 lie. fine average, 1314c; One me dium average, 15(416c.: medium average, I0(417c; qunrter average, 10c. California Northern spring free. I7al8c.: Middle county .nrlng. 14I5&: Southern .prln?. 124uM3a; burry and defective. tKfinc.t Northern rail free. 10(4110.-, Sjuthern fall, 10(41'.'c: fall defective. 780c. Oregon Eastern cho co. inc.: Eastern average. 12ftl3c.i Eastern heavy. IO.9II1-.; valley No. 1. 18(20e.; valley No. if. Wfifie.; valley No. 3. 10321c; valley Iambs, 17 li)c Ciucaao, jan 4. These were to-day's prices: Z.ait Whtat: Ojirnlng. nightit. I airilt. doting. S'ight. .Taj u(i uo 804 wos, iins May Ul l uu 01 914 July R3 83 S'.- S3 r3 Sept 77"a 774 774 774 Deu 7S 78 77 78 ' 'orn . Jan 26 20 26 204 284 May 20 20 Vsa4 III),, 2(1 July 30 S0 20 30 30 Oafs.- Jan 21 21 21 21 22 May 23"! 23 22 23 23 July 21 21 21 21 lAxrd: Jan 4.724 4.73 4.724 4.724 4.80 May 4.85 4.00 4.h2 4.824 4.024 (lea ; May 4.65 4 65 4.00 4.024 4.70 iVr .- Jan (R 05 (8.074 (8.05 (0.00 (9.074 May o.'.'S U23 9.13 9.20 9.324 Lite Sleek Market. Nxw Yoke. Tuesday, Jan. 4. Receipts of beeves were 843 head, all consigned direct to exporters and alaugliterers. No tradings feeling steady. Dressed betfttcadr at 7i8c. 11 it. for poor to prime native aides. Cables from British markets quote American steers at 1HM11C. s n dressrd weight; American refrigerated beef at 7rHaflc. hxporls to-day 830 beevi s. 25 sheep, and g.000 quarters of beef; to morrow 811 teetes and 3,970 quHrler-i. Receipts of cattei, ail for the market, were 03 head, qulott aleady all around. AI out 25 bead un aold. Veal, sold at (3(3(8.26 100 ft-.: Western calves at (3.50 ; city dressed veals slow at 1 0 491 1 4c V t. Recelpta of sheep and lambs, all for the market, were 003 bead; II cars on aale all told. Quiet, at ateady prices. About 34 cara were carried over. Sheep sold at (3.503(4.50 f 100 ns.; lamb, at (U.124U(6.37. Dressed mutton, 04a8c. 3 D.; dressed lambs. 84010c. Receipts of bogs were 4.203 head; 331 head on sale. Firm at(3.0U(t(4.I5 V 100 as. Ural Kalate Private Kales. Hlrscli Brothers have purchased the plot, 60x100, on the north side of 113th .(reel, 300 feet we.t of Amstenlsm avenue, for about (27,ouo, Pell ft Urates have sold for n client to Thomas O'Sulllvau No. 340 West Fifty-eighth street, a four story brownstonedwelllug. 20x100.5. for (29.000. Milesft ILlfur havo sola for Augustus llelnor to Frederick Sa kittNo, 2251 'evewh ateuue, a two story frame roiHiouse, on lot 23 1 73. Hiram RlnuldoftBio. Iiav.. auld fo Mnudelbaumft Lewlne to Louis l-cse No. 174 E-it llotbatreet, a frame bouse on lot 23x1 un, Henry Wise has aold for Fay ft Stacom to a Mr. Hammer No. 34 Baxter etrret. opposite Mulberry Bend Park, aflte-.tnry brick teuemenl, extending to No. 101 Worth street, on an Irregular plot, with a frontagoof 16.10 on I'axter street and 21.8 on Worth .treetand adeptuof about 85 feet. James Wulshha. sold for Cyrllle Carreau Noe.220, 228, and 230 Eatt Ibilth street, three tour story flat boes s on a plot 73x loo.l I, at (48,000. Brovvu Bros, ft Co. hate bought the small building on triangular lot 20.4x40.9x47, No. II Hanover atreel. It adJo.ni the rear building. No. 59 Wall atreet. August Ruff has purchaicd tor Improviment the anuthwest corner of Second avenus and Eighth btrrrt. 112.2x1 14.4, from the John Abeel estate. The broker was (lustave Newman. Tbe buyer wlllerect flvn alX'Story flat houses. Frrderlok Booth has sold for a client to Edward Rafter No. 20 West Ninth street, a four story brick private dwelling, on lot 25.4x04. William Crukkshank'a Snna have sold for Mrs. Thorndlke and others of Boston the three-story building N". 73 We.t street, ou lot 26x00. McMahon ft Wetch havo sold for Michael Kceney No. 1 Wrat I34lh atreet, a nve-.tory rl.it I ouse. Max Freund boa purchaard from William II. llllby, trustee, the twnatury brick building No. 90 Prime street, ou lot 36.11X101, for about (80,000. William Fischer has sold 10 John Schmidt for Mlas Bllnnthe lot. 26.4xl!l. ut No. 15 J Avenue A. Martin Walter has hold to an Investor, for J. B jck hout and Mrs. A. Reed, a plot at tho corner of Burn tide aud Ryer avenue., fronting 185 feet un llurualde avenue. E. II. Ollbert and J, Edgar I.eaycraft have sold for Hauergroas ft llerbeuer tho five-story new atore and flat h'juto on Eighth avenue, east aide, fifty fret south of llltlliatreit, toHattl.E. Prl.at about (33.000. Frank Satin Is the buyer of No. 50 West Flftl secoud street. Heal Bstnte Auction Bales. At (lie Broadway Salesroom yesterday Peter F. Meyer ft Co. sold No. 31 1 East Fourteenth. Ireet, near Third aveuiie. a flve-.tory brick apartment house, plot 20x103 3, foreclosure, to Charles II. Merrill, plalutiff, ror (46,400, William Kcnuelly sold. West street, Ttteutv-fourlh ward, aoulbtt est aide, be'ng lot No. 19 on man of Wardstllle, 60x144x50.1x48. foreclosure, to VI. Ham A. Martin, plaintiff, for (1,826; also West Iflutti street, north side, 26U feet we.t or Amsterdam ave nue, fiiup.tury brick flat bouse, lot 25x95, foreclo sure, lu Enoch C, Hull, plaintiff, for (14.870 Thomas ft Pryor sold. Urranl arruur. Twentyfourth ward, rait ildr, 44 (.8 feet north of ht.Jaiiie street, two-. tory frame dwelling, plot 50x100, foreclosure, to Elmer A Allen, pla.utlff. fur 40,858. Jam, s L, We Is sold twrmy-oue lots, comprising the block Itoundtd by Jerome uud Hit er at enues and 167th street, lriitteerassle, as follow.: Nor! Lean cor ner Jerome avenue and 1117th street, lot 'J7.6tllx l2l.8Ux25xinn.7J. to Leo Duller for 3.5Mi lot ad. Joining. 27.656x!i9.7Jx2&x9H.(i7, to P.i' llamman for (1.950, and adjoining lot toaamafor $1,250; alto adjoining lot to ssme for (1,1 50 lot adjoining, 5!7.j8rtxhJ.3xil 07x81 64. to fcdward Ilohde for Sl.l&o; lot adjoining to O, A, Becker for (1.I0O; Ut adjoluln.-. 27.5n0xl67,2x25xllll 79. to Loula WVdialcr for (V.OOO; lot adjoining, U7.D80xiau.lx 711x25x128.10, tusamo buyer furbl.OOU; lot adjo.u log to A. elegel for (1,300; lot adjoin n to H. Jacobs for (1, 450i junction Jerome and River avenuea, plot SII.llx34.64x73xoU.79. to W. C. Alhvtell for (3,800; Jerome avenue, 110 feet south J unclton of River ave uue; plot 63x104.77x50x81.46. to H. Jacobs for (2.7251 lot adjoining to W. C. A.hwell for (1.4751 iUvcr artoue, northwest corner lt)7lb street, lot X3x j 100, to Leo Hotter for $.00 lot adjoining to 'iim. buyer tor 81,0801 lot adjolelsg. l6x8T.lT7xt6.a7x 81.64, to Thomas D.Matcolm for (1,100. and alto lot adjoining to 8. Jacobs for (V7B. The total Bale re alised (30,500. Ceudrrt Will Csatest Setlled. The contest of tho last will of Lawyer Charles Coudert. Instituted by his widow, was with- , drawn yesterday, nnd the will was admitted to probato. Tho will leaves nearly all his property to his children. Tho terms of tho settlement are not niado known. ISSUE OF Sixty Thousand Shares or THR United Traction Company OF PITTSBURGH, PA. Five Per Cent. Cumulative Preferred Stock. (BEINO TOTAL AMODNT OF 8AID STOCK.) rn valcb, oso pen bhark. DIVIDENDS PATADLB JAltOART AND JULT. After careful Investigation we purchased, for our selves and others, the above sixty thousand shares of Preferred stock, and offer the same for sale at (40.00 per share (ex January dividend), payable on Wednes day, the 12tb day of January, 1898, nt which prleo this stuck vreuld ilcld n net Inceme of O 1-4 percent. Referring to the prospectus containing the letter of President James D. Callery, tho legal opinions or John O. Johnson, Esq., ot Philadelphia, and Oeorge C. Wilson, Esq., of Pittsburgh, and certificate or Col. John A. Tompkins, Export Accountant, of Baltimore: It will be seen that the United Traction Company (a practical consolidation of three exlsttog traction companlea), organized In July, 1807, with a franchise for 999 years, owns and operates, under leases for 950 years, 117.111 miles of trolley roal In the cities of Pittsburgh and Allegheny, and connecting those cities with McKeesport, Homestead, Braddock, Wll . merdlcg. Turtle Creek, and other Important manu facturing towns, and that tho Un.' of road now owned and controlled by the United Traction Com pany earned In twelve months, ending November 30. 1607 (during seven months of which period the roads were operated under separate managements), more than enough not only to pay the Interest on all obliga tions then outstanding, but also to have paid full dividends on the Preferred stock; that for the five months ending November 30, 1807 (for which period only tbe United Traction Company baa been operat ing the constituent properties), Oross receipts were (019,142 48 Operating expenses, including taxes and Insurance 007,829 91 Net earnings .(311,312 62 Pro rata fixed charges for Ave months... 208,041 07 Surplus (103,270 86 Six months' dividends on (3,000,000 Preferred stock 75,000 00 Surplus earned In fire months orer full dividends on Preferred stock for six months (28,270 85 A dividend of 24 percent, has been declared upon Iho Preferred stock, payable January 3, 1899. It Is expressly provided In tbe terms and condi tions of preference, under which this stock Is Issued, that tbe Preferred stock of this Company Is entitled to receive cumulative dividends at the rate of 6 per cent, per annum, which shall at all times be paid, If earned. In preference aud priority to the payment of any dividends on the Common stock, and addition ally to share equally with the Common stock In the surplus profits In each and every year after the Com mon stock shall have received dividends at the rate of six per cent, for such year. Application will be made tohave this stock "listed" on tbe Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh Stock Exchanges. Coolcs of prospectus, maps, counssl's opinions, eta, may be obtained at the offices of tho undersigned. Habtcriptlona will be npesied at our offices on tho morning of IVedneaday, the nrth dnyorJan nsrj, tins, and closed at S P. M. the following day. Allotments will be msde as promptly as possible thereafter. The right Is reserved to closo Ihc subscription earlier than tbe above date, to reject applications, or to allot smaller amounts than those applied for. Alex. Brown & Sons, Baltimore, Md. N. Holmes & Sons, Pittsburgh, Pa. December 24, 1607. Mobile & Ohio 5 Per Cent. First Mortgage Bonds. Due 1947. (MONTGOMERY DIVISION.) nererrlitsT t lb letter of the Tretldent or tbe Mobile Jt Ohio Railroad Coinpnny adrer tlsed on January 1. 1S09. and our offerlar r a limited am aunt or tbe abore described bend t OIL, and Interest, nolle la bnreby vlren tbnt tbe price or eald bonds line been advanced to OR1! and Interest, subject to a furlber ad vance lu price YTttboat notice On application to tbe iinderilffned. circulars describing tbe bonds can be obtained. Central Trust Co. of New York 64 WALL STREET. Hallgarten & Company, 28 BROAD STREET, TRAVELLING CREDITS. CIRCULAR NOTES OF 0 AND UPWARDS, available in all parts of the world, for sale at the current rale of exchange, by MORTON, BLISS & CO., un Xastaii Street. MORTON, CHAPLIN & CO., 41 I'rlnles Wlreel. I.undon. 8iKi; ri'.Mi notii'i:. CH10A0O, MILWAUKEE AND 8T. PAUL RAIL WAV COMPANV. 80 BROAD STREET. NEW YORK. Jan. 3. 1MIK. Notice I. hereby glten that tbo follott lug described Uinds of this company fur (1,000 oacb, knoitn as Income .Sinking Fund Contertlhlo 5 Per Cent. Howls, bato lisen selected by lot, In accordance ttlth iho terms or Iho bund", tone bald for at 105 pereeutuiii of prlu'lpal with afcrued Interest, on presentation at this onlce. The number! arc aa follow si BS 17" -Jill 4 UO 111)1 11177 1IMI7 till 1IIO U74 41!la 114 1 IIIN1 103'J Ull DOB tlSU UU7 1)117 1IIN IDJB loi ana ans mil linirt i ivivi lotm IDT 0115 40N Uiri 1'JfiU 14711 IOHI III UU4 4111 UUS I mill 15-11 IIIN-J IU7 I97U 470 UTI 11103 1DOI lOhll Interest on these bonds will cea.o on the 3d day cf February, 1898. ... ,., FRANK H. BOM). Vice-President. Kountze Brothers, Bankers, BROADWAY AND CEDAR ST., HEW YORK. Buy and nuke advances on Railroad, Munici pal, and other Securities. Draw Dills of Exclunge on England and the Continent, and make Cable Transfers. 1 f ' r4--H-J- .,JiMfc.i7.. ' Mfrr-4'VV s$5&mt fM , , , , , 'InnHrim. lllrfst,M'VV'''WWW''lrw New York Central & j I Hudson River R. R. Co. 3 1-2 Per Cent. Bonds of 1997. Principal and Interest payable In (JOI.D COIN OV TUE UNITED STATES of the present standard ot weight and flnenrai without deduction for any lit or taxes which the Railroad Company mf y be required to pay or to retain therefrom under any present or future law ot the United states or of any Stale or County thereof. NEW YORK AND LONDON. January 1st. 1898. To folders afBondt and Debt Ctrtiflcatet or Dtben turf of the NEW YORK CENTRAL AND HUDSON RIVER RAILROAD COMPANY, viz.: First Mortgage 1 Oondf, due Jan. I, 1903; First Mortgage 6 Sterling Bonds, due Jan. I, 1903; Extended 4$ Debt Certificates, due May I, 1905; 5, Debentures, due September I, 1934; Af0 Debentures, due June 1, 1905. navlng msde a contract with the New Tork Central and Iludson River Railroad Company for the retire ment of its entire bonded debt, as above, at or before maturity, we are now prepared to receive not exceed ing (20,000,000 ot the above-mentioned Bonds, Debt Certificates, or Debentures for exohanga Into tbe new Three and One-Halt Per Cent, Oold Donds of said Company. Tho outitandlng Honda and Debenture, or Debt Certificates will be received by us at their present value calculated to maturity on a Caper cent, basis, as follows; ISSUE. DUET VALUE. ON. First Mortgage Ta Jan., 1903 116.93 p.cant. Jan. 1,1698 First Mortgage Sterling Os.. Jan, 1903 108.41 p.o. 1 Jan. 1,1803 Figured onlmlsof $973.33 par for eaoh bond of 200. J Extended Debt Ctfs.4s .May. 1005 103.87 p. cent. Nor.l.lR97 Debenture til.. Kept., 1001 1 oil. 21 p. cent. Sep. 1.IR97 Debenture 4s.. j June. 1903,103.27 p. cent., Deo. 1.1H97 REMARKS: Jnlertit at the rait aO'-i per cent, on noruy valiu calculatedfrom thele datit to time of delivery trill 6s jMifd in addition. The bonds mutt bear the current coupon. Tho new Three and One-Half Per Cent. Gold Donds will be delivered In psyment at 108 per oent., and accrued Interest to date of delivery. Fractional differences tt 111 be adjusted In cash. Tho existing bonded debt all matures on or prior to Juno 1. 1905, and the new mortgage provides that none of It shall be extended beyond that date. Con sequently, on Its retirement, the new bonds will b. a first mortgage on the railroad property and real estate of tho New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company; Including Its railroad, terminal! of extraordinary value at Now York, Buffalo, and other points, all tbe equipment of the Company! and also Ita leases and other property, all as is more fully specified In tho mortgage. Copies of tbe mortgage securing tho new bonds may be obtained at our office. J. P. MORGAN & CO.. 28 WALL STREET. NEW YORK. J. 8. MORGAN & CO.. 23 OLD BROAD STREET, LONDON. CITY OF NEW YORK 31 Per Cent. cnti'ov on nnaisTErtnD Gold Bonds. MATL'm.tC 1D1S TO 1027. EXEMPT FROM TAXATION. FOR SALE BY Vermllye & Co., Kuhn, Loeb & Co., Nassau A fine (is. Kos. 37-30 Pine lb REAL ESTATE PURCHASERS desiring a LOAN to complete their purchase, can SAVE MONEY by applying to ahd TRUST COMPANY 146 Broadway, New York. 17C Remsen St., Brooklyn. Capit.il and Surplus, $4,500,000 CarleyStokes&Company, INVESTMENT SPECIALISTS. Undertake tlie selection of rail, ray bondi and shim1 uhl h Aro galulug In value bscauio of uew lUvrlopnirntft. KiKnuraze imii-ar'tinnu on the New York Block Ei change In fractional lota at price of 100 share lota. Mti. orncRi 20 RKOAE STItEET. Uplowni Waldorf-Astoria Ofllce. Astor Court, when new building completed udjotnlng A. tor National Hank. Iho publlo Is cnrdlallv Invited to our Information Room, adjoining Nets York btock Kxcnange on New street. Market letters, prepared by Francis D. Carley, mailed on application. Members New Yorkjtock Exchange. Peoples Gas Light and Coke Co. (or cmcAfit)). The Annuel Muting of the btockhulders of the Peoples fias Light A Coke Company will ha held at Iho ofnvo of tbo Company In Chicago, 2 Madison Klreet, on Mondaj, January loth, lbuti, at eleveu o'clock A. M. The transfer booVa will lie closed In accordance with the bj -laws, at the dose of business Monday, December 23th. 1897, ami will reopen Tut.Jay, January 11th, lUt, C. K. C. HILLINGS, President. HAVEN & STOUT 1 Nassau Street, Cor. Wall St. (New York Stock Exchange. New York Cotton Uxcliange, Chicago Uoard of Trade. Orders executed on the above Exchanges in BONDS, STOCKS, COTTON, GRAIN I gauRfra nnd tofter?. TR MAKR A ttriXIALTr OF BANK & TRUST CO. STOCKS. P. J. QOODHART & CO., Mtmitrn ,, v. rsToris rxi'iiamih, 38 WALL STREET. .SnvliiflS 3anhiB Union Dime Savings Institution, BROADWAY. 32D ST. & SIXTH AVENUE QUEKLBY SQUAItE, NKW YORK. Intorest credited January 1st, payable! January 20th, or nny tlmo later. Ilato: FOUR per cent, from tnlKVlH). TIIREK per conL on tho excess up to $n,lH0. Mnnoy deposited beforo January 10th draws Intcrost from tho first. CHARLES H. SPRAOUE. President. OKOItOK K. HltlllMALI,. Treasurer. FHAXt'IS M. I.KAKK. Kccrclnry. THE NEW YORK SAVIN3S BANK, (JTH AV.. COn. 14TII ST. The trustees have ordered that the Interest to bs credited to depositors Jan. 1,1808. shall he at the rats ot TOUR PF.R CENT. PER ANNUM on all sums from i K to $3,000, Deposits made on or before Jan. IS will draw Interest from Jan. I. FI1EDERICK llUOnSON, President. RUFUS II. WOOD. Treasurer. ' WILLIAM FELSINOBIl. Secretary. EAGLE SAVINGS & LOAN CO., 1B0 REMSEN ST.. BROOKLYN. N. Y. ' (Near City Hall Square.) SAVINGS ACCOIMK DRAW INTEREST AT B TER CENT. PUR ANNUM JULY AND JANUARY. IKVKST.Tllt.YT At COI'.VTH PAY O PERCENT. TER ANNUM. sr.Ml-ANNUALLY. INTEREST nr.nlNS ON DATB OP DEPOSIT. TIIR BUK I'Olt HtVltl.9. 2B0 Fourth Avenue, New York. Jan. 0. 1898. TUP. BOARD OP TKU&TEKS 1IAVI1 DECLARED tbe usual Interest under the prutlslons of tbe by laws for the six months ending December 01st. as follows: At the rate of FOUR (4) PER CENT, per annum on all sums of 83 ami upward not exceeding $8,000. Payable on and after tho third Monday, being th. 7th day of this month. The Interest Is carried at once to tho credit of de positors as pr nclpal on the 1st lust., whore It stands i exactly as a deposit. J It will bo enter d on the paaibooks at anytime 1 when required on nnd after the 17th Inst. MERHITT TRIMBLE, President ROBERT 3. HOLT. Secretary. HARLEM SAVINGS BANK, an At 3uhi timiui avic, ion. mini fit. THE TRUSTERS DIRECT THAT THE usual semi annual dividend be paid on all deposits, entitled thereto, at tbe rate of 4 per cent, per annum on alt sumafrom $5 to fil.000, and npercent. per annum on tbo exceas to $3,000; payable on or after Januarr 17. Money deposited on or beforo January 10 will draw Interest from Jsnuary 1. CHARLES II. TOOEER. President L. HOMER HART, Secretary. December li. IH07. WEST Mlir. IlAMt. NEW YORK. Dec. 2Stb, 1897. The annual election for Directors of this Bank wilt be held at the Banking Room. Nos. 185 and 487 Eighth avenue, on Tuesday, tho 1 1 th day ot January, 1896, between tbe hours of 10 aud 11 A.M. Tltr.o. M. BI!IITIK. Cashier. . Siviflendu mill 3utttax. ' OPFICR IIP BOUrHRIlY IIAIl.UAV io.mimw. 80 BROADWAY. N. Y., December IB. 1807. At a meeting of the Uoird of Directors held thla dar. a dlvldtud of ONK (I) l'F.HOKNT. on the pre ferred stock of 1 bo Company was declared, payabln January 20, 1808. topref rrod stockholders of rcconl on the closing of the transfer books for preferred . stock. The transfer boots for preferred stock vi 111 close December DOth. 1807. nt 3 P. M., and will reopen Jau uary 10th, 1808. at 10 A. M. JOblAII F. HILL, Secretary. 23 WALL STREET. N. Y.. Deceralter IB. 1897. The above dividend or ONE PERCENT, will be pav ableon January '0, lb9S. to holders of record at th close of business on D cember aoth. lhU7. on th. books of the Voting Trustees for certincates for pre ferred stcck or the South ru lladwnv Company. A The trausfertooksof the Voting Trustees for cer tificates for preferred stock will closo Deeeinlier 30, I8U7, at U P. St., and ttill reopen January 10, 18U8, at 10 A.M. J. P. 3IOROAN CO., Agents for VollngTrmtees. OFFICE OF CONSOLIDATE!) ICE CO., 1 231) ST. AND I.EXINfllON AV.. NEW YOI1K, January a. 18U8. A SEMI-ANNUAL DIVIDEND of three per cent, oa the Preferred Mock or this Cumpanv lias this ilsy been declared and tt III be payable on January l.Vh. 1 HUH, to stockholders or record at the closo or busi ness January run. 1HH8. The transfer book will b . closed at :l P. M January Mb, 1N08 uud itopcucd i January 18th. thus, at ID A. M. & Dividend cbcks tt 111 be mailed to stockholders of ' record as u'oot e unless otbem ise Instructed. J II. F. MORSE, Treasurer. ajummonvtesllb (Fire) Ins. (u. or .Yew Vork. 03 WLL! AM ST., JAN. 3, IhOS. The dlreotnrs hsvo declared the following DIVI DENDS: TIIRI.E PER CENT up,m the Capital Stock, pavahleon demand ttn or after .Ian. tun, l80h. FIVE PER CENT. Iuti rest upon the outstanding Scrip, payable on demand on or after l'cb. loth.imiS; and THIRTY PF.R CENT, lu Scrip upon the Participating; Pollclea expired In 1897, Certificates for tt hti'h ttlll be tcsued on demand ou or arter .Moy 1 7th, lbli. The Transfer Books will remain elO!ul until the IQthlnst. C11AS. s, I1AR1 OWPreslrtent. New Vork Helling A. Pncblng Co.. I. tinned, 25 Park place, New York, Dec. 2llh, 1897. Coupons due Jan. I, 181(8, on the fl per cent. Mort gage Delenture Bonds of thtt Company Will tit, paid, upon presentation, on and after that date at thcoftlc. or tbe Knickerbocker Trust Co., un Uro.idivay. WM. T. HAlltl). itecretnry. Loi'iNt ili.e, nniri:itso ami nr. i.tAii n til. wav co. 1st Sitae, a per rent. I.nld llonits. The coupons of the above Ijouds. duo Jan. 1st, ? 1808, will be paid on January ltd, ut tho onlce or th. 1 Railway Co, No. 7 Wall st .itnoni 8 I EDWIN M. POST, Secretary. j Clcrttons mul JHtctuins. OFI'ICK OK " ' THE rlllf.SI.O. Itlll'li ISl.tMl I AMI IMI'IIK IIAIl.UAV IIMII'ttlV. i' ClIICAlit), III., Deccmlier 2,1. Ib97. s. A special meeting of the stockholders of The Chi J eago, llo, k Island and Puclflo Uullwur Company ' dulycalled ty Ibe Hoard of HlHH'tois, u 111 be held at I tbe Oeucral Onico of tho Cnmpaii), No. lit Van I Buren street. In the City or rhleago, Count of Cook. J andritateor Illinois, on the Mfieiuth rl.'.ih) day of T lebruary. A l. 1801, at 10 oVIoek A.M. for iho purpose or considering, toting, and deciding whether ( the stockholders of the comp ov ttlll Loiiseut to ami '4 will uuthorUe Iho creatloii of a boii'lerl debt by (he Issue, at such times and In tuch amounts aa from tlmts to time tho Board or Directors mav I determine, or bonds, payable In Hold Coin of 1 the Putted Mates of AuiTlC-i or the present ' standard or weight and miens,, and not exceeding the aggregate principal aiiui of one huudrod million 1 dollars isiuo.ooo.uooi, maturing January t. iim. anl bearing a rate of Interest not exceeding five psr A centum er annum, payable semiannually: and th B execution of a mortgage or deed or trust to Much i Trustee or Trustee! as may lie designated by the , Hoard of Directors, to be duted January I, A D. IM-. to secure all such bonds, which are to be ttsued for ,1 the purpose of refunding, redeeming, or pn In, at t or before maturity, outstanding obligation of this I Cniupan.t.and of such other coiiipanle. tthose mil- v road, shall hereafter lie acfjulred livcon-oll.lat on or iiurchai-e by I ho Chicago, itotk Island nnd I'Ji'ltla I Railway r'nmpauv, and for the purposo or tlieriitura B enlargement. Improvement or extension of the prop- f enyof thl Company! and also whether I ho stock hold. t ers or the C'ouioaiiy will coiiHut in. and uniirnvnor. ,r such morigago ror securing I Im salit bon Is at shall bs K submitted to tho sold !nPellni aii'i ttlll ratify th. J priK-eedlngs of Iho Uoird of Dlreoinrs aulhorlzlnc i such bonds and such mortgage or deed or trust and Indicating the property to be cotered thereby: and ,' ror the rurther purpose nr considering, toting arid deciding whother Article Mil or tho Articles or Con A solldatlon or this Conipatir adopted tlio 2nd day ot j June. In the .tear A I). hii as the sul.i trlleln wa i amended at tho mutual m etlng or tlio stockholders ( orihlt'ni,aiil on the .Mil dnv or June. A. D. 189. i shall be further amended as to reivl. "The highest ! amount of fundi d debt t lib-It th" company shall 0. , subject shall not execod sinn.uuu ono." ', It. 11. O S.HLK, President ' W (I. l'l'RI).Secretar. THE ANNl'AI. MEITI (. of the .toe'.bolders of the J 1 AMMHCAN P.MU'MATIC 'luul, COMPANY, for S tbe election of Trusts is mid the truusaiilou of such '' oil er bulll ss us 111,1) Ih, brought beforo Iho meeting, .V; Kill be beM a' the nfflee of the Cuiiuiiny. mi Wash- n lngtou street, Nctt York, at : P. 31, January I'.illi, ' 18118 ' Te tranhfer books of the Coinimnv will close at S , P. M., January loth, nnd reop.'H ut 10 A. M January SOIh, IH118. a JA8. S. MacCOY. - 1,r'',!!: ,f 'I'ilE ASM'AI. Ml.niSUof the.tiickholdersof the fi I HWA.SA IIM'II ll'MI'AN'Y ttlll bo held at the ffi ofTlceof Iheeomiisii), !M M ddeu laue. New York to itt). on 'luesday. January llth.at sloven o'clock A. .fl M.. for the election of dlieitor. aiiilliispei'iors of clec M lions for Ibe rmulng year. (tlKiiedi IB JAS. c PE sIlODY, Hec'y. 6U Copnttnrrjihlii 3iotircef. m OFPIC'F. P I'l.SMV IlltllS., W Bankers and Brokers, Si Exchange Place, Bj NEW YORK, January ltd. 1898. H We take pleasure in announcing that Mr. ELIaUA H DYER, JR., has become associated with us from this H date. ULUAN BJW.