THE PITTSBUBG- DISPATCH, SATURDAY, SEPTF.MTSEK 14, 1889.
w- Choice Butler Advances and Peaches
in Better Supply.
POULTRY Y.ERY SCARCE AND FIRM.
Ocean Products Curtailed lj late Storms
on the Coast.
AN IMPKOTED DEMAND FOE FLOWEKS
OFFICE OF PlTTSBOTG DISPATCH, 1
Fkiday, September 13, 1SS9. j
The price of market basket materials is
not essentially different from a week ago.
There has been a rise in butter, but not suf
ficient to make any marked difference in re
tail price. The jobbing price of creamery
butter is 2 cents per pound greater than last
A reliable article or hen fruit is not easy
to be had, and when it is certain, readily
brings outside quotations.
Cheese is firm at a shade higher prices
than a week ago. Jersey sweet potatoes are
scarce on account of storms on the Eastern
coast. Irish potatoes are higher in a jobbing
way, on account of light receipts, but retail
prices are unchanged.
The peach supply has improved in the
past few days, but quality and condition
are below par. Choice peaches find ready sale
at outside quotations; but overripe stock,
which is in the majority, goes slow. The yield
of peaches in the country will fall below the
average, and in this section is practically aero.
The prospect for the housewives who have
failed thus far to lay in supplies of peach butter
and preserves crows darker every day.
Late storms on the Eastern coast have had
the effect of very greatly curtailing supplies of
fish and oysters.
Dealers report that they have had all tney
can do to meet orders for a day or two, and ex
pect to be short Saturday. .Trices of fish for
the past month or two in this market have been
too low to furnish any profit to dealers. The
harvest time of the trade will be later on. At
present dealers say they are working for clory,
and not boodle.
Venders of butter, eggs and poultry report
quiet trade, with an uoward drift of prices,
poultry is scarce and higher.
Game does not yet show up to any considera
Florists report a slight improvement in trade
over last week. The time is close at band
when the flower of the conservatory will be in
demand. Thus far the outside gardens are
aDie to furnish most of the goods wanted in
this lice. The irost will be a stimulus to the
Following are the retail prices of market
basket materials, as furnished by leading
The best cuts of tenderloin steak range
from 20 to 25c, with last figure for very
fancy, which are very often no better
than the 20c article; sirloin, best cuts, from 18
to 20c; standing rib roast, from 15 to 20c; chuck
loast. lOto 12c;best round steaks, 15c; boiling
beef, 5 to Ec; sweet breads. 20 to fiOc per pair;
beef kidneys. 10c apiece; beef liver. 5c a pound;
calf livers. 25c apiece; corned beef from 6 to 10c
per pound. Veal for stewing commands 10c;
roast, 12 to 15c; cutlets, 20c per pound; spring
lambs, f oi e quarter, 10 to 12c; hind quarters,
15c A leg uf mutton, hind quarter, of prime
quahtj, brines 12c; fore quarter, 8c; lorn of
mutton, 15c; giblets, 5c per pound.
Vegetables and Fruit.
Potatoes, 15c per half peck; Jersey sweet pota
toes,25c per half peck; egg plants, 10 to 25c; toma
toes, 15c perhalf peck; cabbage,5tol0c; bananas,
20 to 25c a dozen; carrots, Sc a bunch; lemons, 25
to 35c per dozen; oranges. 50c; lettuce, 5c per
bunch, 6 for 25c: radishes, 5c per bunch;
cucunibers,2 for5c; beets, 3 for 10c; cauliflowers,
15 to 35c a bead; string beans, 20c a half peck;
golden wax beans, 25c a half peck: new South
ern onions, :5c a half peck: new Spanish
onions, 5 to 10c each; squashes, 5 to 35c;
Seas. 20c per quarter peck: watermelons. 15 to
)c;, cantaloups. 10 to 25c; huckleberries. 15c a
quart; Concord grapes, 5 to 10c per pound;
plums, lac a quart; peache. 25 to 30c per quar
ter peck; pineapples, 20 to 35c
Batter, Ess and Pooltrr.
Choice creamery butter, 30c Good country
butter. 30c Fancy pound rolls, 35c
The ruling retail price for eggs is 22c.
The range for dressed chickens is 75c to
8125 per pair. Turkeys,20cperpound. Prairie
chickens, 88 50 per dozen: ducks, SI 00 to $125
per pair; reed birds, SI 00 per dozen.
Pish in Season.
Following are the articles in this line on
the stalls, with prices: Lake salmon, 12c; Cali
fornia salmon. 40c pound; white fish, 12c: her
ring, 4 pounds for 25c; bpanish mackerel, 30c
to 35c a pound; sea salmon, 40c a pound:
blue fish, 25 to 30c; perch. 10c: halibut, 25c;
rock bass, 30c; black bass, 20c: lake trout, 12c;
lobsters, 25c; green sea turtle, 2Sc; mackerel,
20c small, 40c large Ojsters: X. Y. counts,
51 75 per gallon; clams, SI 25 per gallon; scol
lops, 50c a quart; frors. $2 00 per dozen;
soft shell crabs, 75c per dozen; devil crabs, 85c
La France roses, $1 251 50 per dozen; Bride
roses, SI 25 per dozen; Perles.81 00 per dozen;
Niphetos, SI 00 per dozen; Bennetts, SI 25
per dozen: American Beauty, 25c apiece; Mer
mets, 81 00 per uozen; carnations, 50c a dozen;
Maiden Hair fern, 50c per dot fronds; gladiolus,
60c per dozen; Asters, 50c per dozen.
LIVE STOCK MARKETS.
The Condition of Business at the East Liberty
Office of Pittsburg Dispatch,!
Fbiday, September 13, 1889. J
CATTLE Receipts, 200 head; shipments, ISO
head; market steady; nothing doing; all
through consignments; no cattle shipped to
New York to-day.
Hoos Receipts. 3,800 Bead: shipments. 2,300
head; market active at yesterday's prices; light
Yorkeis, SI 504 60; medium and light Phila
delphia. $4 404 50: grassers.H 104 30; heavy
hogs, S4 154 30; 7 cars of hogs shipped to Sew
a ork to-da v.
SHEEP-Receipts. 1,200 bead; shipments SL
200 head; market slow at unchanged prices.
New Yoke Beeves Receipts. 2,400 head In
eluding .0 carloads for city slaughterers direct,
40 carloads for exportation, and 27 carloads for
the city market; prices were a trifle stronger
and the pens were well cleared before U o'clock1
A. M.: native steers sold at S3 604 75 per 100
pounds; Texas and Colorado do.. S3 2o4 00
American refrigerator beef has dropped to 1ic
per pound in London and Liverpool. Calves
Receipts, 430 head; barely steady at S5 0007 75
per 100 pound for veals, and at $2 25g4 25 for
grassers. buttermilk and mixed Western calves,
bheep Receipts, 5,300 head; firm for sheep
barely steady for lambs- sieep sold at 45lfc
per pound: limbs at 4K7c with a few small
lots at -H7Kc Hogs Receipts, 3.200 head;
reported steady for live hogs at 84 35524 75
per 100 pounds; a few pigs going to So 25.
KAJTSAS ClTT-Cattle-Receipts, 2,689 head;
shipments, 9G4head:cowsstrongand 10c higher1
dressed beef stores strong and about 5c higher
Texans strong, active and 10c higher: stackers'
and feeders in good demand; good to choice
corn fed steers, S4OO4 20; common to medium
12 853 85; stockers and feeding steers. $1 60S
2 10L cows. SI 3o2 KC graw ranee steers! S1C0
62 7a. Hogs-Receipts. 3,861 head; shipments.
100 head: strong and active; in some cases 5c
higher; good to choice light. $4 204 80: heaw
and mixed. S3 ,o4 10. Sheep Receipts. 79
bead; shipments, none; steady; good to choice
muttons, S3 2o3 .a; stockers and feeders, S2 00
Chicago The Drover? Journal reports
Cattle KecelDts. 9,000 head: shipments 3.000
head; market steady and slow; beeves, $4 25(24 70
steers. S3 004 30; stockers and leeders. $1 75
3 10; cows, bulls and mixed. $1 203 00- Texas
cattle, 81 50280: Western rangers, S2 0003 CO
Hogs Receipts, 15,000 head: shipments, 8.000
head; market strong, closing higher: mixed.
S3 S04 40; heavy, S3 65; stockers, $3 504 35.
light, $4 004 70. Sheep-Receipt 6,000head;
shipments, 2,000 head; market strong: natives.
$3 504 60: Western, S3 404 10; Texans. S3 65
4 10: lambs, S4 505 8a - nr
BUFrAl.0 cattle steady and unchanged
receipts, 66 carloads through, 9 carloads for sale;
Sheep and Iambs slow and lower; receipts 6 car
loads through. 20 carloads for sale; good to best
lambs. So 75Q6 25; fair to good, $5 255 75; com
mon, $4 0005 00; sheep. S4 254 75. Hos active,
strong and 20c higher; receipts, 20carloads
through, 30 carloads for sale; corn Yorkers.
S4 5031 70; assorted grasers, SI 404 55; nigs,
S3 754 25; roughs, S3 2583 50; stags, S3 003 25.
St. Loots Cattle Receipts. 900 head; ship
ments. 1,700 head; market steady; choice heavy
native steers, S4 0004 40; fair to good do. 83 80
4 10; stockers and feeders. $2 102 90; range
steers, S2 202 6a Hogs Receipts. 1,400 head;
shipments, 1600 head; market strong; fair to
choice heavy, $3 754 10; packing grades, S3 70
4 00; light, fair to best, S4 004 4a Sheep
Receipts, L70U bead; shipments, 1.800 bead; mar
ket steady; fair to choice, S3 304 4a
Cincinnati Hogs lower: common and light,
S3 250)4 4fc n&ckinp and butchers. E4 00S4 IS
., Receipts, 1,770 head; shipments, 850 bead.
MARKETS BY WIRE.
Bulls In the Wheat Pit Get a Black Bye
Narrow Escape From a Bad Break
Corn DIoves Down Out and
Hob Prodncta Featureless.
Chicago The bull pressure in wheat to-day
was off, and the market reacted quite Bharply.
Outside support was not as good as noted yes
terday, and local sentiment was generally bear
ish in the extreme. Several times during the
session concerted drives were made at the
market, resulting in moderate reactions from
outside figures, and had it not been for the
light interior movement in the Northwest, and
the bullish dispatches from that part of the
country, a substantial break would probably
have been witnessed. One report said that
"half the wheat in the Red river valley was
still in shock and the heavy rains of last night
will surely injure It." Subsequent inquiry
brought denials of the damage part of this
The market was only moderately active, and
most of the business was between room traders.
It was a milking sort of a deal apparently. A
prominent local operator was a free seller at
and around 79Kc for December. Fluctuations
were all within extreme limits of lc and final
closings were practically at bottom for the day.
Based on yesterday's latest bids, the net loss
was c in September and ear, Jic in October
and December and lc in May.
An active trade was witnessed in com, the
feeling being weaker, lower prices being estab
lished. Transactions were largely in the more
distant futures. May In particular receiving the
most attention, and trading in this market was
unusually heavy. The weakness was due
largely to the fine weather and larger receipts.
The local crowd were not disposed to trade
heavily in the near months. The market
Opened weak at a shade under yesterday's clos
ing, and under heavy offerings bv several large
houses the market declined Kc was weak
and closed with the rear months c, and more
distant deliveries J62c lower than yesterday.
Oats were traded in moderately. The near
futures developed fair strength. There was
less pressure to sell and prices were fairly
maintained. May receded K?sC and the mar
ket closed easy.
Very little business was transacted in mess
pork, the feeling was firmer and prices higher.
A quiet and steady feeling prevailed in lard,
and nrices exhibited very little change.
A fair trade was reported in short ribs and
the feeling was easier. Prices ruled 25c
lower, ana the market closed quiet at outside
The leading futures ranged as follows-Wheat-No.
2. October. 787S77K77Kc;
December. 79K797SJ7b4c: year, 7
Corn No. 2, October, S33SH32K
32c; December. 32JiQ32Ji32e32ic; May,
OATS No. 2, October, 19X1919
uccemoer, iVTiBlic; may, UQ&:
Mess Pork, per bbl. October. S10 7010 to
10 60Q10 85: year. S3 S0S 9538 J0S 93; Jan
uary, S9 059 17K9 02)469 12.
Lard, per 100 Bs. October, So 875 90;
November, ?5 755 8005 755 80; January, S575
Short Ribs, per 100 Sis. October, S4 S2U
64 82KQ4 756)4 82 January, S4 Wffi4 65g4 60
Cash quotations were as follows: Flour un
changed. No. 2 spring wheat, 77Jc: No.
3 spring wheat, 6667c; No. 2 red, TTJJc No. 2
corn. 33c No. 2 oats, 9c No. 2 rye. 42c
No. 2 barley, nominal. No. 1 flaxseed, SI 3a
Prime timothy seed, SI 3I1 33. Mess pork,
per bbl, S10 75. Lard, per 100 pounds. So 95
6 00. Short rib sides (loose), $4 904 95;
dry salted shoulders (boxed), unchanged;
short clear sides (boxed), nncbanged.
Sugars unchanged Receipts Flour, 16,000 bar
rels; wheat, 108,000 bushels; corn. 378,000 bushels;
oats, 170,000 bushels; rye, 15.000 bushels; barley,
31,000 bushels. Shipments Flour, 16,000 barrels:
wheat, 150,000 bushels: corn.745,000 bushels: oats,
96,000 bushels; rjc, 8,000 bushels; barley, 18,000
On the Produce Exchange to-day the butter
market was unchanged. ggs, 16c
New York Flour steady and less active.
Wheat Spot heavy and ific lower; moder
ate export and milling demand; options fairly
active and J5Kc lower, closing beaw; free
selling by longs. Rye quiet; Western. 4S50Kc
Barley quiet; Canada. 7075c asked. Barley
malt dull: Canada, 8o95c Corn Spot fairly
active, JiKo lower and weak; options fairly
active, heaw and KC lower. Oats SDot
dnll and unchanged; options dull. c lower
and heavy. Hay weak and quiet Coffee
Options opened steady 1025 points down and
closed barely steadv; sales, 34,000 bags, includ
ing September, 16.000c: October, 15.9015.95c;
November, 15.9016.00c; December, 15.95
16.05c; January, 15.95gl6.00c: February, 1595
1605c; March, lb.U016.053; May, 1600
16.05c; .spot Rio steady: fair cargoes, 19ic
Sugar Raw firm and quiet; refined, quiet and
firm. Molasses Foreign, nominal: New Or
leans dull. Rice in moderate demand and
steady. Cottonseed oil dull; crude, November
and December delivery. 33c; yellow, 3Sc Tallow
dull- Rosin dull and steady: strained common
10 gooa. si uzwiaii viy3 turpentine nominally
at 4.diiV,C .;
spected, S12 2a12 50: do uninspected. $12 00;
extra prime, $10 25Q10 50. Cutmeats stead);
middles firm. Lard Near delivery easy, late
months about steady, dull; sales of western
steam, S6S5Q6 42, closing at S6 35; September,
S8 2b6 29, closlnc at S6 2S asked; October!
S6 28 asked. November, $6 18 asked; December,
SO 15 asked: January, t6 15, closing at S6 14 bid;
February. S6 17; March, S62a Butter-Firmer
for extra creamery; western dairy, 9S12kc: do
creamery, llglc; do factory. 7K?12c Cheese
hrmer, fair demand; western, 6J7c
Phh.adei.phia 1our dull and weak.
Wheat opened' Arm, but. with lower Western
advices, prices eased off slightly ana closed
barely steady; speculation tame and export de
mand light: steamer No. 2 red, in export ele
vator, 86c; No. 2 red, in do, at 80c: No. 2 red
September. 79S0Jc; October, SOQSlc; No
vember. 82S82ic: December. 8383Xc Corn
Options weak and closed Jc lower; car lots
dull and Jc lower; No. 2 mixed, in grain depot,
41c; No. 2 high mixed, on track, 42c; No. 2
yellow, in grain depot, 42c; No. 2 mixed, Sep
tember. 4141Kc: October, 4141Vc; Novem
ber. 4242c; December, 414kc Oats
Car lots quiet and barely steady; No 3 white
23K24c: No. 2 white, 26Hc; futures quiet
but firm; No. 2 white. September, 2626!c:
October, 27i4'."7Kc; November, 2SW2S&c;
December, 2Kay4'c Provisions weak; mess
pork, new, SIl 5012 00; primo mess, new.
$11 00; family, 12 5013 00; ham3, smoked, 11&
13Jic Butter Fancy creamery very scarce
and brm: prints in good demand an-1 lc bighf r;
Pennsylvania creamery, extra, 20c: do, prints,
2427c Eggs In good demand and firm; Penn
sylvania firsts, 2021c
St. Louis Flour quiet but steady. Wheat
lower. The feeling was extremely unsettled
most of the session ana the close was YMlCa
below yesterday: No. 2 red, cash. 77J4c: Sep
tember closed at77c: October, 7bjic nominal
December, 7878Kc: year. 76c; May, 82ic
Corn lower; No. 2 mixed, cash, 29Kc asked;
October closed at S030Jc; November. 30c
asked: December, 292c asked; vear, 29J29JJc;
May, 31Jc asked. Oats lower: No. 2 cash, ISJic;
uciuuer, io?ju uiu: .uay, j.-y4uye iepiemoer.
18c bid. Ke. No. 2, 3SJic Barley quiet;
Minnesota, 6567Kc Flaxseed easier, but sales
made at SI 27. Provisions dull, weak and
scarcely anything done.
Milwaukee Flonr dull. Wheat easv;
cash. 72?c; October, 72Tgc Corn quiet: No. 3,
S3g33Kc Oats steadv: No. 2 white. 2222Kc
Rye firm: No. 1, 42K42c Barley nearly
nominal; September, 5be bid Provisions easy.
Pork Cash. $10 80; October, $10 80. Lard
Cash, S5 90: October, 55 85. Cheese steady; Ched
Baltimore Provisions steadv. Butter un
changed. Eggs steady at 1818c Coffee
strong; Rio cargoes, fair, 19Jc
Toledo Cloverseed active and lower; cash,
$4 20; October, S4 17; November. S4 20; De
cember, S4 15.
New York Pig iron steady. Copper steady;
lane, nepiemoer, iu vo. xieaa quiet ana
steady; domestic, $4 00. Tin dull and heavy;
Straits, S21 3a
London Pig tin This market is barely
steadi. but business is fair; Straits, 90 10s Od
for spot; futures (3 months), 91 Os. Od.
Copper A lair business is doing, but market is
barely steady: Chili bars are now quoted at
42 15s. for spot; 41 lOd for future delivery;
best selected English, 48 0s. Lead Steady
market but demand moderate; Spanish quoted
at 12 12s 6d. Spelter Market continues Arm
and demand fair: ordinary Silcslan quoted at
22 3s Od. Tin plate The market holds firm
on a good demand.
Boston There has been a fair general
movement in wool during the past week, and
sales of nearly 2,000,000 pounds. Fine washed
fleeces, combing and clothing and Territory
wools were most inquired for. Prices are not
materially changed, but large lines can still
only be moved at some concessions. OhioX
wool sold at 32c: XX at 3331c; XX and above
at 35c, and No. 1 at 273Sc In Michigan fleeces
there have been sales of X at 29031c, and No. 1
atS637c Combing and delaine fleeces have
been in better request, with sales of No. 1
combing at SS39c: Ohio fine delaines at 3435c;
Michigan fine delaine at3334c, and unwashed
combing at 2730c Territory w ools are sell
ing quite freely. Montana in the range of 2li
24c and Utah and Wvoming, 1722c Oregon
wool is selling at 2022c for Eastern, and 24
27c for Valley. Dsfective Southern California
wool sold at 1518c Georgia wool in a, f mall
iravKold at 27Kc Texas trades van, Hnii .
Unwashed Ohio and Michigan fleeces sold at 1
19Z2c, anannmercnantabieat2224c Pulled,
wools steady and in fair demand. Foreign
St. Louis Receipts, L.0S5 ponnds; market
quiet but firmer.
Uew York Wool steadier and quiet: domes
tic fleece. 19c; pulled. 2341c; Texas, 1428c
Philadelphia Wool in improved demand;
prices in buyers' favor; quotations nominally
A SENSITIVE PLANT.
Brokers Eefuse to Tell
Secrets of Their Business.
BUILDING AND LOAN SOCIETIES.
A Suggestion to Assist the Weak Ones by
Forming a Sort of Trust.
A WHACK AT CONNEIiLSYILLB COEE
"WTiile there are no great movements go
ing on in local stocks, and no change in the
condition of any to affect values, there is a
good deal of business transacted in a qniel
way that would interest the pnblic, and
perhaps help the market, if it could be got
at, but it can't. Hunting for pearls in a
shipload of oysters wonld -be as easy a task
as to get news from the aveiage broker.
Still, ie is less to blame than his clients,
and only follows instructions when he re
fuses to talk. One of them bit the nail
sqnarelr on the head yesterday when he
said: "The sight of a newspaper man shnts
mo up like a sensitive plant. I should like to
tell you all I know about stocks, but dare not.
My customers would kick."
Some of the local building and loan associa
tions have more calls for money than they
have on hand; and to obviate the difficulty it
has been suggested that every association ap
point a delegate for the purpose of forming an
exchange, or in the language of the times, a
trust. They would elect one competent man to
be manager and have charge of all the corre
spondence between the diC rent organizations.
This central office would keep a complete ac
count of the doings of all the societies, and
would know what number of them are making
forced loans, and which have a call for more
money than is on hand. Those making forced
loans would revert their funds through tne
central office to those wanting money, and
would thus equalize the business of the associa
tions and make it possible for an association
with small funds on hand to give as large loans
as an association with more capital and a bet
ter business status. Opinion as to the practica
bility of the proposed departure is considerably
mixed, some favoring it, while others think it
would be illegal. The proposition will be sub
mitted to a prominent attorney before definite
action is taken.
The largest mortgage recorded yesterday was
for $26,250, placed with the Safe Deposit Com
pany by John C. Reilly. It was purchase
money. There were 21 others, ranging in
amount from $6,000 to S200. It has been a quiet
week in this line of business.
A short time since representatives of the dif
ferent firms about Fairmont, W. Va., who
make coke were in Wheeling, and had several
cars of the product of their mines and ovens
shipped to the different blast furnaces and
foundries in that section. They asked that the
coke be given a fair trial alongside the Con
nellsville article, which these concerns have
been using, the intention being to discover
whether or not coke made from the splendid
coking coal found In that part of West Virginia
is equal to the Connellsville coke. The West
Virginia product was tried, and, according to
report, found to be equal to, and in some cases
superior to, the Connellsville coke But the
great detriment to using it in that section is the
freight charges, which not only eat up the
profits that the coke manufacturers must have,
but increase the price of the article to such an
extent .as to render it impossible for it to com
pete with the Connellsville coke. Since that
time these gentlemen, working in connection
with a number of Wheeling manufacturers,
have succeeded in obtaining promises that coko
snail be carried from Fairmont at such rates as
will make it possible for the coke of that sec
tion to enter into competition with the Con
The Pleasant Valley Railroad Company which
recently obtained a controlling interest in the
Band street bridge, will soon advertise for pro
posals for a new one, to cost about $150,000. It
will have 45-foot spans, two foot ways and four
Concerning the iron situation the American
Manufacturer says: "While there are some
conditions in 18S9 that are similar to those of
1879, there are; others that are not There
has not ana it is most earnestly hoped that
there will not be any such rapid or as great ad
vances as in 1879. The selling price has not yet
reached the card price There is no prospect
that it will immediately. The situation in the
country is prosperous, and it is well nigh inev
itable that there will be still further advances,
but whatever the pressure from whatever
sonrces it may be assumed that the folly of
1879-S0 will not be repeated."
The work on the extension of the old Pitts
burg and Connellsville road, which extension
will be called the Oakland and State Lino Rail
road, is progressing rapidly. The new road
will run from Confluence to Deer Park and
eventually to Oakland. With its connections
it will make a new Eastern outlet for the ship
ment of coal and lumber from West Virginia.
FEATUEES OF LOCAL STOCKS.
A Raid on Philadelphia Gn Which Didn't
Amount to .llucli.
Business at the Stock Exchange yesterday
was a little better than the average of the past
month or two, but was still far below the mark
of its high calling. Sales on call were 15 shares
of Euterprlse Savings Bank at 55, an advance;
10 Central Traction at 3 a slight concession;
50 Wheeling Gas at 30, a fractional loss; 70 Phil
adelphia Gas at 31, and 120 at 37. La Noria
was weak and neglected, but Yankee Girl was
in light demand at 4, and Luster at 10.
The feature ol the day was a small raid on
Philadelphia Gas in the afternoon, dunnw
which it broke to 37, but the offerings at tha"t
figure were light, and it closed with better
bid. Electric and the tractions were steady, as
was about everything elseon the boird. There
was nothing important in news or gossip.
Pltm. Pet.S.ftM. Kx.. 450 475
City Savings Bank
City Deposit Bank
Fifth Avenue liank... 43X 44
Keystone Bank. I'ltts. bo
Masonic Bant CO ....
Mer. &ilan.at. B'k. 61 H 6JX
Chartiers Val. Gas Co 504
Nat. Oas Co. of W. Va
People's Nat. Oas 30 41
People's X. O. & 1. Co .... I73kf
Pennsylvania tias 16!,'
Phll&delphla Co Z7!i 3M
Pine Kun Gas
Wheeling Gas Co 30 30J
Forest Oil Co
llazelwood OH Co 49 Jl
Mt. Oliver In. Plane..
Ft. Pit: incline .... 4ii
Central Traction 31 31f
Pittsburg 'iraction.... 43Jf ii'4
Pleasant vaney i ui
Pitts., Allc. A Man 230
P.. MCK.&Y.K. K.CO.
Pitts. & Western K. K.
Pitts. & Blrin. Bridge.
Point Bridge pref....
Union Brill ire..
La NorU Mining Co...
Luster Mining Co
SUverton Mining Co..
Yankee blrl Min. Co .
Granite Hoofing Co....
Union Storage Co
U.S. big. Co.
Westinghouse A. B.Co.
West'se B. Cm LIm....
I'ltts. Plate O. Co
Andrew Caster sold 100 shares of Wheeling
Gas at 30.
The total sales or stocks at New York yester
day were 183,874 shares, including Atchison,
9,995; Delaware, Lackawanna and Western,
6,800; Erie 5,830; Lake Shore, 3,150; Louisville
and Nashville, 23,023; Missouri Pacific, 14,000;
Northwestern, 4,425; Northern Pacinc, 5,679;
Northern Pacific preferred, 12,575; Reading,
13,450; St. Paul. 10,658; Union Pacific, 17,68a
The Demand for Slonev Not All That Is
Money at the local financial centers con
tinues easy and rates steady. Paper is making
more freely, but the amount is still far below
the ability to supply. Routino lines were air
yesterday, the onlv weakness being In check
inir. There was abetter Supply of currency.
but it was stUI below the requirements: "This
little squeeze gives us a chance to work off a I
good many silver dollars," remarked a cashier.
The clearings were 11,724,924 44, and the Dal
Honey on call at New York yesterday was easy
at83i percent, closed offered at 4, Prime
mercantile paper, Ri7. Sterling "
quiet but firm at 14 84K for 60-day bills and
84 86K for demand.
Closing Bond Quotations.
V. S. ,reg J27
ir h j. . 12S
M. K.4T. Gen.5 . 57Jf
Mutual Union 8s. ...102
N. J. c. Int. Cert...H3M
Northern Pae lsta..JI4?S
Northw't'n consols. US
U. 8.4Hs.reg 1?K
U. S. JSs. conp.... lie
Loutslanastamped s fWl
aiissonri ss '"?
lenn. new set. 6s....Jwj
Tnnn n, ,t b 101
Oregon & Trans. 6J.105
St. K TM. Gen. 5f 895
Tenn. new set. 3s.... TJX;
Canada Bo. 2ds 97V
St. L.AS.K. Gen.il.119
hi. Paul consou ....m
u. fc, . j. f. l.tfl-110
Cen. Pacificists o
Den. A K. G., Ists...l23
Den. 4R. G.4s 79)4
Erie 2d 104H
U. K. &T. Gen. 6s.. 63X
union rac. isu ;,
West Shore "x
Government bonds dull and steady. State
bonds dull and without featnre
New YOBK-Bank clearings, SU2.99L367; bal
ances. $4,963,186. , .
Boston Bank clearings, 813,080,927; balances,
SLS00 469. Money. 3 per cent.
Baltimore! Bank clearings. $1,497,379; bal
Philadelphia Bank clearings, $13,341,784;
London The amount of bullion withdrawn
from the Bank of England on balance to-day Is
Pakis Three per cent rentes, 86f 42c for the
account . -..,
Chicago Money unchanged- Bank clear.
ings, $10,888,000. . .,,. v.
St. Loots Bank clearings, $3,146,487; bal
DOLLAR OIL AGAIK.
Coveted Mark Touched, bnt Staying
Qualities Found Wanting.
There was a tairly good oil market yesterday.
It opened rather bearish, but later on New
York and Pittsburg turned buyers, running up
the price from 9Sc, the initial figure, to SI,
the highest. At this point the prospect was
good for a further advance, put anxiety to
realize was too great and a recession occurred,
the final quotation being 99c. Sproul &
Lawrence were the principal buyers here. The
feeling at the close wis rather mixed, but firm
ness seemed to predominate.
A. writer in the Oil, Paint and Drug Re
porter, who has apparently had some experi
ence in the oil field and in the gold fields of
California during the excitement of '49, com
pares the present cry of exhausted territory In
the oil region to that raised by the seekers
after gold, that "the mines are all dug out."
He tells of the reckless baste and waste which
prevailed among the gold miners at that time,
and then he goes on to show that history re
peated itself in the feverish scramble after the
oleaginous product. Crude machinery was
used and the virtuelof "shooting" was unknown;
operators hurried from one field to another at
the least show of diminution of the output, de
serted wells were left unplugged, allowing
great volumes of water to pour in from the
surfaco and Interior, and altogether the field
was hastily skimmed over without' a thought of
what results might be obtained by persevering
and intelligent work.
As a remedy the same writer thinks that a
concerted effort or a combination of operators,
or better still, an organized company with cap
ital that would seenre for its field a wide area
of oil territory, would doubtless find a rich re
muneration in adopting some heroic measures
to exhanst this underlying volnme of water
which has carelessly been allowed to flow in,
and which would most assuredly give room and
place for the re-entrance of both oil and gas in
these once productive sections. So that while
the figures show a decline in production of
some 7,000,000 barrels from 1836 to 1SSS, it gives
no reason for the dark prognostications that
seem to Impress the minds of some scientists
Geologist Orton in a recent letter to the Para
gon Refining Company, of Toledo. O., gives it
as his opinion that Lima oil may be refined to
equal that from the Pennsylvania product. In
regard to the elimination of sulphur ho says:
"1 have submitted the sample of the oil that I
took from your bleachers to the chemist of the
Geological Survey, Prof. N. W. Lord, for
chemical examination in regard to a single ele
ment, viz, the sulphur. Prof. Lord has given
me the results within the last few davsand
they are very satisfactory. He reports the sul
phur of the Trenton limestone oil practically
eliminated by your treatment. There is no
more than In the best Pennsylvania oil."
Features of the Market.
Corrected dally by John M. Oasuey & Co., 45
Sixth street, members of the Pittsburg Petro
Opened 9SSLowest..... 98X
Highest 100 (Closed 99
Refined, New York. 7.50c
Kefinef, London, id.
Refined, Antwerp, lT&f.
Refined. Liverpool, 6)4d.
A. B. McGrew fe Co. quote: Puts,
calls, SI 00?.
Other Oil Markets.
Oil Cm, September 13. National transit
certificates opened at9Sc; highest, 99c; low
est, 9SMc; closed, 99c
Bradford, September 13. National transit
certificates opened at 983ic; closed at 99c:
highest. 99c: lowest, 98Kc
TmrsviLLE, September 13. National transit
certificates opened at 9bJc; highest, 99Kc; low
est, 98c; closed at 99c
New York, September 13. Petroleum
onened steady at 98c, and after a slight decline
in the early trading, became strong and
advanced slowly till the close, which was strong
at 99c Sales, 441,000 barrels.
MOYEMEKTS IN EEALTY.
Two Residence! nt Avelon Chance Owner
Vlralnla Farm Sold.
Ewing & Byers, 93 Federal street, Allegheny,
sold for William McCullough to Thomas
Henretta, a two-story frame house of eight
rooms, hall, etc, with lot 125x125, on Forest
avenue, Avelon station, West Bellevne, Pitts
burg, Ft. Wayne and Chicago Railroad, for
Black & Baird, 95 Fourth avenue, sold for G.
T. McClelland to Mrs. Catherine Coyle, a three
story brick dwelling. No. 321 Federal street,
Allegheny City, with lot 20x100 feet, for $3,000.
J. H. Stevenson's Agency reports the follow
ing sales: House and lot at' Avelon, for H. M.
Graham to W. Renkin, for $3,000; a 152-acre
farm near Richmond, Va., for J. M. Ferguson
to L. F. Armbust, of Greensburg, for S1.S00: a
stock of goods for J. Jl. Ferguson to William
Armbust consideration. $1,300.
Reed B. Coyle & Co., 131 Fourth avenue, sold
to John Mill i ken a six-room house on Elliott
street, Wllkiusburg, for $2,200.
W. A.Herron tbons sold lots Nos. 380 and
381. in the Asyiimi all plan on the West Penn
Railroad, in size 25x100 each, for S600
Samuel W. Black & Co. sold to Dennis
Mickan, for $350, a lot on the east side of Har
mar street, Denny estate, Twenty-eighth street
plan, Thirteenth ward.
DULL AND DROOPING.
Railroad Sunres Weak at tho Opening, Bnt
Firm Up Lnter and Close With In
significant Changes The Trusts
Take a Back Seat North
ern Pacific Gives Way.
New York, September 13. The stock mar
ket to-day was comparatively dull, with a gen
eral drooping tendency during the forenoon,
but a firmer feeling later on, while the fluctua
tions in most of the list were on an equally
limited scale, and the final changes, except in
rare instances, were entirely insignificant.
The news of the morning, especially that from
the West, was of an unfavorable character, and
there was a marked indisposition to trade
shown, which, considering the recent animation
in the market, had a tendency to induce re
alization, and the bears worked the fear of a
bid bank statement to-morrow and the expec
titinti of the resumption of specie exports for
all they were worth.
Ti.ero was a marked lack of support to the
list, and, while London was a buyer again, the
foreign operations were not of sufficient mag
nitude to have any material effect upon the
course of prices. The London buying was most
marked in Union Pacific, and served to keep
that stock firm when the remainder of the list
was dropping. First pnees this morning were
steady as compared with last evening's figures,
but the market was dull and soon developed a
dropping tendency. The losses sustained, how
ever, were insignificant, except in Missouri
Pacific, which dropped 1 per cent during the
forenoon, while the losses in most of the others
were recovered before noon.
Some of the specialties exhibited marked
strength, among which Toledo and Ohio Cen
tral was most conspicuous, the common scor
ing a net advance of 6 per cent from its last
recorded sale and tho prelerred 4. Ihe bears,
however, in searching for vulnerable spots lit
upon Northern Pacific common, and it was
knocked down to 32, against Zi last evening.
Tue movement was believed to be an effort to
cover stock sold some time ago, but the stock
did not recover. 1 The general market sym
pathized in a listless sort of way, and the deal
ings became almost stagnant until the last
hour, when brisk buying of "Louisville and
Nashville 'sent that stock up nearly IK per
cent ana luruea ,iue course oi prices In ine
general list once more in the upward direction.
The dealmrswere also enlivened bvarenewal
of speculation inThosnlx mining stock, and on
large transactions it was lumped up from 86 to
45. The trusts were dull and without featnre
throughout the day. The" market finally closed
dull but firm, generally at insignificant changes
from last evening's figures, though Northern
Pactflo Is down 1 and Jersey Central L while
Louisville and Nashville Is up 1 per cent.
Railroad bonds were in close sympathy with
shares to-day, and were dnll with insignificant
fluctuations, though there was a geaeral firm
tone throughout most of the day.leaving prices
in most instances slightly hieher than yester
day. The sales were $1,054,000. of which the
Rock Island 5s figured for $150,000 and the Fort
Worth and Denver firsts for $133,000. ,
The following table snows tne prices oractlve
stocks on the New York Stock Exchange yester
day. Corrected dally for thi Dispatch by
Vhitnet & Stephenson, oldest Pittsburg mem
bers of N ew York Stock Exchange, 57 Fourth ave-
ing. An. Cotton Oil 52
Atcn., Top. A s. F.... 40
Canadian Pacific e4
Canada Southern 55
Central of New Jeney.119
Central Pacini. 36M
CheiapeakeA Ohio.... 24
C. Bur. & QulliCT. ....109
C., Mil. 4 St, Paul.... 74X
C, Mil. 4 St. P., pr....H5
C, RockL ftP 103
C, St. L. ft Pitts
C., St, L. ft Pitts, pf.. 39X
C.. St. P..iL SO
c. st. P..M. fto., pr. ....
C. ft Northwestern.. ..114
C. ft .Northwestern, pf.l42M
C, C, O. ft 1 75
c c, c. ftL, pr.....ioi
Col. Coal s. iron 32)
Col. ft HocKIuk Val .. 18
Dei., L. ftW 148X
Del. ft Hudson 153
Denver ft KIo O
Denver ft Bio G nt... iJi
E.T.. Va. AGa 11
E. T Va. ft Ga. 1st pr. 76
& T.. Va. ftOa. 2dpf. UU
Illinois Central. .. .
Lake Erin ft Western.. va
Lake trie ft West. pi.. 65H
Lake Shore ft il. S V8H
Michigan Central 93),
Mobile 4. Ohio
Mo.. Kan. ft Texas.... VLH
Missouri Paolfic 77
Mew fork Central 109!
N. V.. L. E. ft tV 30
. .. C. ft St. U
a. I.. C. ft St. L. pr.. 69
M.V.. C. ft Ht.L. Zdpf . -.
H. Y&N. SOX
. V.. O. ft W 1854
ings- Low- log
esk est. Hid.
BUi MK 51K
40 39V &W
69 6S 69M
StX KH UK
119 119 118(4
3GX 3SK 36
24 24 24S
109 lOStf 10SK
Wi 73H 74
115 115 114S(
103 103 103J4
S9K 39K 39H
.NorrolkA Western, of.
Mortnern Pacific nref.
unto 4 Mlsslii nnl
Peo. Dec. ft Kvans 23
Phlladel. ft .Reading.. 4714
PnUman Palace Car........
Klchmona ft W. P. X.. 24
St. P., Minn, ft Man..lM
St. L. ft San Fran 23
St. L. ft San JTran pf.. 62
bt.L. ft San r. 1st pf..lll
Texas Pacific 21X
Union Pacino Mh
Wabash preferred KH
Western Union 8l
Wheeling ft L. .-.... 73J
Sugar Trust .T...108
National Lead Trust.. 2414
Chicago Gas Trust.... MX
108 ' 108
Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, fur
nished by Whitney ft Stephenson, brokers, No. 57
Fourth avenue. Members New York Stock Kx-chang-e.
Pennsylvania Kauroad 33X 54
Reading 23 13-16
Buffalo. Pittsburg and Western.,
benign vaney ,
Northern pacinc preferred..
Boston ft Albany. ..220
Boston ft Maine 200
V..B. ft a 108
Clun. San. ft Clove. 24
KasternB. K 101
Eastern It. K. 6s ....117
rilntftPereM. cfd. 93
Mexican Cen. com.. 16
-N. Y, ftNewJSng... 50)4
Old Colony 17834
Rutland preferred.. 43
Wis. Central, com.
Wis. Central pf..
Calumet ft Ilecla..
New York. September 11 Belcher, 255;
Caledonia B, H., 310; Consolidated California
and Virginia. 725; Commonwealth, 300: Dead
wood Tor., 150;Eureka Consolidated, 200; Gould
& Curry, 200; Hale A Kcrcross, 330; Homestake,
900: Horn Silver, 125; Iron Silver. 200; Mexican,
430: Mutual, 140; Ontario. 3400; Plymouth, 100;
Savage, 2o0: Sierra Nevada, 290; Union Con
solidated. 330; Ward Consolidated, 160; Yellow
Several insurance agents yesterday re
ported a decided improvement in business.
Business property is again In good demand.
Beringer & Son have several deals on hand.
Mn. Bean, of Samuel "W". Black A. Co., is
home, from his vacation, looking hearty and
Owing to the scarcity of currency, the banks
have paid out a large number of silver dollars
within the past few days.
THE question of changing the by-laws of the
Exchange regulating deliveries of New York
stocks will be disposed of Tuesday afternoon.
Alleohent and Manchester Railroad stock
weakened a little yesterday, but there was no
particular cause for it Like truth, it will rise
Pis Strong and Active Ralls Firm and
London. September 12.
Scotch Fig This market continues active
and prices strong.
No. 1 Coltness 64s. Od. f. o. b. Glasgow
No. 1 Suramerlee 62s. 6d. f. 0. b. Glasgow
No. 1 Gartsherrie 60s. 3d. f. o. b. Glasgow
No. lLangloan 59s. 6d. f. o. b. Glasgow
No. 1 Carnbroe 52s. Od. f. o. b. Glasgow
No. IShotts 59s. 6a. f. o. b. Glasgow
No. 1 Glengarnock 56s. Od. at Ardrossan.
No. 1 Dalmelllngton ...50s. 6d. at Ardrossan.
No.lEglinton 48s. 6d. at Ardrossan.
Bessemer Pig Prices are strong and market
active. West Coast brands quoted at 57s 6d. for
Nos. 1, 2, 3, f. o. b. shipping point.
Middlesbrough Pig While the market is firm
business is less active. Good brand3 quoted at
43S. 9d. for No. 3. f. o. b.
Splegelelsen Business continues good and
the market holds firm. English 20 per cent
quoted at 8is.6d. f. o. b. at works.
Steel Wire Rods Market steady, but demand
moderate. Mild steel. No. 6, quoted at 6 15s.
Od. f. o. b. shipping port.
Steel Kails Market continues firm and busi
ness good. Standard sections quoted at 5
5s. Od. f. o. b. shipping point.
Steel Blooms fhe demand is increasing and
market firm. Bessemer 7x7 quoted 4 10s. Od,
f. o. b. shipping point.
Steel Billets Market continues active and
strong. Bessemer (size 2Jx2S) quoted at 4
17s. od. f. o. b. shipping point.
Steel Slabs No material change since last
week. Ordinary sizes quoted at 4 10s. Od. f. o.
b. shipping point.
Crop Ends A moderate demand, with the
market steady. Run of the mill quoted at 2
17s. (id. f. o. b. shipping point.
Old Rails This market continues firm but
quiet. Tees quoted at 3 15s. 0d., and double
beads at 3178. 6d., c i. f. New York.
Scrap Iron Steady market but demand mod
erate. Heavy wrought quoted at 2 17s. 6d.
f . o. b. shipping points.
Manufactured Iron This market continues
firm with demand good.
Stafford, ora. marked bars(f.o.b L'pool)8 12s 6d
" common bars 0 0s 0d 7 OsOcl
" blk. sheet singles 0 0s 0d 8 15s Oil
Welsh bars, f. o. b. Wales... 6 15s 0d 0 Os Od
Steamer Freights Glasgow to New York,
4s. Od. Liverpool to New York. 10s. Od.
The Drrgoods Market.
New York. September 13. Trade in dry
goods contiuned depressed by stormy weather,
and very few shipments of goods were made.
The shipping and storerooms are crowded with
Eackages ready for delivery, and no little em
arrassment Is occasioned in that department,
A fair and steady volume of orders reach the
commission bouses by mail and wire, but very
little has been done on the spot for several
days. The market continues unchanged and
the tone steady.
A HUSBAND'S HORRIBLE CRIME.
He Gives Ills, Wife Concentrnted Lye and
Will Probably bo Lynched.
ISrrCIAL TELEGRAM TO TUE DISPATCH.:
Columbia, S. C, September 13. Eli
Boatwright, a farmer of Catleton county, is
in jail for attempting to murder his wife,
who is yet a mere gill. She was ill and he
gave her a dose of concentrated lye. Some
neighbors coming in soon after, gave her an
emetic, which relieved her. Upon discover
ing this, Boatwright mixed some more of
the lye with a dose of medicine prescribed
by the attending physician and repeated the
mixture alter a short interval.
The woman then discovered the trick, bnt
it was too late to save herself. She soon be
came desperately ill, and at last accounts
her death was regarded ns certain. She was
suffering excruciating agony and spitting
qd blood and large nieces of flesh. Indig
nation against Boatwright is intense, and it,
is more than probable that he will be taken-
I, oat Of jail and lynched.
Butter and Cheese Advancing
Choice Eggs Are Very Firm.
GOOD PEACHES IN GOOD DEMAND.
Cereal Trade la in a Condition of Inhocnoua
FL0UE DElTiTKG -TO A LOWEE-IEYHL
Oran or thb Pittsbubo Dispatch,-
Feiday. September 13, 1889. i
Country Produce Jobbing Prices.
The expected advance in cheese has arrived,
and a further rise is probable In a few days.
Batter, too. Is on the ascending icale, and is
moving freely at outside quotations. Eggs are
selling in small lots at 20c, but the jobbing rate
Is 19c. Potatoes are scarce. Commission men
report that they cannot get supplies sufficient
to fill orders. The scarcity has raised prices,
but the rise is only temporary. An abundance
will, no doubt, be on the market next week.
Jersey sweet potatoes are in light supply, owing
to recent storms on the Eastern coast. Peaches
are plentier. Good stock is in good demand.
That which is overripe drags. Apples are poor
stock these days, and will be until other fruit
Bctter Creamery. Elgin, 2324c; Ohio do,
2122c; fresh dairy packed, 1820c; country
Beans Navy hand-picked beans, $2 402 60;
medium, $2 3002 4a
Beeswax 2830c V & for choice: low grade,
Uidkr Sand refined, $6 507 60; common,
3 504 00: crab cider. $8 008 50 fl barrel;
'cider vinegar, 1012c t gallon.
Cheese Ohio, SJieSc: New York, 1010c;
Limburger, 89c: domestic Sweitzer, 9,
12Kc; imported Sweitzer, 22X&
Eqgs 1920c ? dozen for strictly fresh.
Fruits Apples, Jl 502 00 fl barrel; pine
apples. $1 0ol 25 fl dozen; whortleber
ries, 7580c jf) pall; watermelons, S200025 00
fl hundred; peaches, $1 602 50 fl bushel box;
grapes, 57c fl pound; Bartlett pears, $5 ft bar
rel. Feathees Extra live geese. 50360c; No. 1,
do, 4Q45c: mixed lots, S03oc fl lb.
Poultbt Live spring chickens, 4045cfl
pair; old, b570c fl pair.
Seeds Clover, choice, 62 Its to bushel, 15 60
fl bushel; clover, large English, 62 2s, td 00;
clover, Alslke, S8 50; clover, white, 9 00; timo
thy, choice,. 45 Sis, tl 65; blue grass, extra
clean, 14 &s, 90c; bine grass, fancy, 14 Bs, 11 00;
orchard grass, 14 lbs, Jl 65; red top, 14 Id. SI 25;
millet, 50 ft;, fl 00; German millet, 50 &s,
SI 50; Hungarian grass, 60 lis, Jl 00; lawn
grass, mixture of fine grasses, 82 50 fl bushel of
Taivlow Conntry, 4c; city rendered, 4J
Thopicai. Fbutts Lemons, common, $6 00
6 50; fancy, $7 007 50; oranges, 15 00
6 00; bananas, $1 75 firsts, Jl 25 good seconds,
fl bunch; cocoanuts,J4 004 50 ft hundred; figs,
eK9c B; dates, 5KQ6KC f( &.
V eoetabi.es Potatoes, Jl 501 60 fl bairel;
tomatoes, home-grown, SI 251 51) fl bushel;
wax beans, SI ft bushel; green beans, 6075c ft
bushel; cucumbers, home-ralsod, SI 50 fl bushel;
radishes, 2540c fl dozen; home-grown, cab
bages, 50c fl bushel; celery, 40c fl dozen: South
em sweet potatoes, 82 75, Jerseys, S3 25.
Green Coffee Fancy Rio, 22K23c:
choice Rio. 2021c; prime Rto, 20c:
low grade Rio, 1819c: old Government
Java, 27c; Maracaibo, 2324c; Mocha, 2S
29c; Santos, 2023Hc; Caracas, 2123c; pea
berry, Rio, 2325c; La Guayra, 22023c
Roasted (in papers) standard brands,
3Kc; high grades, 25K26Kc; old Government
Java, bulfc. 31K32Kc; .Maracaibo. 2627c;
Santos, 2123cr peaberry, 26c: choice Rio,
24c; prime Rio, 22c; good Rio, 21c; ordinary,
tiPiCES (whole) Cloves, 2125c: allspice, 8c;
cassia. 8c: pepper, 18c; nutmeg, 7080c
Peteoleuji (jobbers' prices) 110 test. 7c:
Ohio. 120. 8c; headlight, 150, 8Kc; water
white, 10c; globe, 12c; elaine, 15c; carnadine,
syrups Corn syrups, 2629c: choice sugar
syrups, S3Q38c: prime sugar syrup. 30333c;
strictly prime, S33oc; new maple syrup. 90c
N. O. Molasses Fancy, 48c; choice, 46c; me-
ium. 43c; mixed, 4042c
Soda Bt-carb in kegs, 8Jlc; bi-carb in J$s,
5c; bi-carb, assorted pacKages, 56c; sal
soda in kegs, lc;do granulated, 2c
Candles Star, full weight, 9c; stearine, fl
set, 8c;paramne. ll12c
RICE Head, Carolina, 77Kc; choice, &V
7c; prime, 56c; Louisiana, tJsWc
Stabch Pearl, Sc; cornstarch, 66c; gloss
Foreign Fruits Layer raisins, 82 65: Lonr,
don layers, S3 10; California London layers,
J2 50; Muscatels, $2 25; California Muscatels,
SI 85: Valencia, 7Kc; Ondara Valencla,910c;
sultana, 8Kc: currants, 4Ji5c; Turkey prunes,
43i5c; French prunes, 813c; Salonica
prunes, in 2-B packages, 8c; cocoanuts, ft 100,
6 00; almonds, Lan., per B. 20c: do Ivica, 19c;
do shelled, 40c: walnuts, nap., 1215c; Sicily
filberts, 12c: Smyrna figs,12I6c: new dates.
ci&ui:; Brazil nuts, iuc; pecans, iitsiac; citron,
per B. 2122c; lemon peel, ft B, 1314c; orange
Dried Fruits Apples, sliced, per B 6c;
apples, evaporated, 6Siig6c: apricots, Califor
nia, evaporated, 12l5c; peaches, evaporated,
pared, 2223c; peaches, California evaporated,
unpared, 1012Kc; cherries, pitted, 2122c;
cherries, unpitted, 66c; raspberries, evapor
ated, 2424Kc; blackberries, 7K8c; huckle
bUOARS Cubes, SJic; powdered, 8Jc: granu
lated, 8c; confectioners' A, 8c; standard
A, 8c; soft whites. 88Kc: yellow, choice,
7c; yellow, good, 77c; yellow, fair, 7c;
yellow, dark. 7c
Pickles Medium, bbls (L200), 81 50; medi
um, half bbls (600). 82 75.
8 alt No. 1, ft bbl, 95c: No. 1 ex. ft bbl, SI 05,
dairy, ft bbl. Jl 20; coarse crystal, ft bbl, SI 20;
Higgins' Eureka, 4-bu -sacks, 82 80, Higgins'
Eureka. 16-14 B pockets, $3 00.
Canned Goods Standard peaches 82 O0
2 25; 2ds SI 601 65; extra peaches, 82 402 60;
pie peaches, 95c; finest corn, Sll 50; Bid. Co.
corn, 7090c: red cherries, 90c51; Lima beans,
SI 10; soaked do, 85c; string do do, 7585c: mar
rowfat peas, Jl 1001 15: soaked peas. 7075c;
pineapples, SI 40S1 60; Bahama do, $275, dam
son plums, 95c; greengages, SI 25; egg plums,
82; California pears, 82 50; do groengages, S2; do,'
egg plums, 82; extra white cherries, 82 0; red
cherries. 2 Bs. 90..; raspberries, 81 401 GO;
strawberries. 81 10; gooseberries, SI S01 40;
tomatoes, 82K92c; salmon, 1-ft, S 752 10;
blackberries, 80c: succotash, 2 B cans, soaked,
09c: do green, 2 Bs, 81 251 60; corn beef, 2-fi
cans. 82 05; 14-B cans, 814 00: baked beans. SI 45
1 50; lobster. 1-&, SI 751 80; mackerel, 1-B
cans, broiled, 81 50: sardines, domestic, Ws,
84 604 60; sardines, domestic s. '83 25S 60;
.sardines, imported. Ms, $11 &012 50, sardines,
imported, s. $18; sardines, mustard, 84 60; sar
dines, spiced, 84 50.
Fish Extra No. 1 bloater mackerel, 836 ft
bbL; extra No. 1 do, mess, J1U; extra .No. 1
mackerel, shore, 832; extra No. 1 do. messed,
836: No. 2 shore mackerel, 824. Codfish Whole
pollock, 4c ft B: do medium, George's cod.
tic; do large, 7c: boneless bake, in strips. 6c; do
George's cod in blocks, 6Q7Kc Herring
Round shore, 85 00 ft bbl; split. $7 00; lake,
82 00 ft 100-B half bbl. Wbito nsh. 87 00 ft 100
B half bbl. Lake trout. 85 60 ft hall bbl.
Finnan haddock, 10c ft B. Iceland halibut, 13c
ft B. Pickerel. J barrel, $2 00; barrel, $1 10;
Potomac herring, $5 00 ft barrel. 82 60 ft
Oatmeal J6 306 60 ft bbl.
Miners' Oil No. 1 winter strained, 5557c
ft gallon- Lard oil, 75c
Grain, Flour and Feed.
Receipts bulletined at the Grain Exchange,
21 cars. By Pittsburg, Ft. Wayne and Chicago.
1 car of flour, 3 of oats, 3 of barley, 1 cf hay.
By Pittsburg, Cincinnati and St. Louis, 1 car
of Joed. 2 of oats, 2 of corn, 1 of middlings. By
Baltimore and Ohio, 2 cars of oats. By Pitts
burg and Lake Erie, 1 car of hay, 1 of oats, I of
fflour. By Pittsburg and Western, 2 cars of
hay. There were no sales on call. Bayers and
sellers are far apart in their views, too far to
come together. John Hood reports cereal trade
in a condition of -'innocuous desuetude." Oats
and hay are fairly steady. Flour is easy ana
prices are likely to drop below our quotations
in a few days. Already some jobbers are cut
ting for cash. Jiinnesota spring patent flour is
fully 25c per barrel lower at headquarte.s than
It was last week.
VniSAT-NewNo.2red, 8182c; No. 3. 77
Corn No. 2 yellow, ear,4445c; high mixed
ear, 4042c; No. 2 yellow, shelled, 40J4lc;
high mixed, shelled, 4040K mixed, suelled,
Oats No. 2 white. 2627c; extra No. 3,
24$c; mixed. 2122c
Kye No. 1 Pennsylvania and Ohio, 5051c;
No. 1 Western, 4S49c; ne rye No. 2 Ohio,
Flour Jobbing prices Fancy winter and
spring patents. So 25Q5 75; winter straight,
$4 504.75; clear winter, V4 254 50; straight
XXXX bakers'. $3 7o4 Oft Bye flour, 83 60
JIilli-eed Middlings, fine white, S15 50
16 00 ft ton; brown middlings $13 0OQ13 50; win
'ter wheat bran, $11 0011 25; chop feed, Slo 60
HAY-Baled timothy, choice, $14 2514 60;
No. ldo, S13&01400; No. 2 do, 813 0012 60;
loose from wagon, J11.0013 00, according to
quality; No. 1 upland prairie. 88 609 00; No. 2,
87 007 69; packing do, 88. 767 00.
Straw Oats, 86 50; wheat and rye straw
$5 606 00.
Sugar-cured hams, large, llc; regar-curedl
hams, medium, 12e, sugar-cured Tumi, wmtM,
12c; sugar-cured breakfatbaeen,M;fmifr
cured shoulders, 6c; sarcars4 baetlesa
shoulders, 9c; sagar-cured Cattforata kill.
8c: sugar-cured' dried beef ftttt, Ms nm
cured dried beef sett, lie; sagar-ere4 drta
beef rounds, 13c; bases rtoulden. Afe; kaeea
clear sidps. 7Kc; bacon dear belHes, TVe; dry
salt shoulders. 6c: dry salt clear aides, 7e.
Jfe'A P0'- heavy, f 12 68; mess pork. famHy.
J13 00. Lard-Refined la tfereea, oe; bafii
barrels, 6o; 60-B tubs, 6c: 20-B ps8s7e3 &8-A
tin cans, 6c: 3-B tin pails: ?c; S-ft tin paHa,
7c: 10-& tin pails, 6; 6-ft tin pafls. 7e; M-ft
tin pails, 7c Smoked sausage, long, Sc; large.
5c. Fresh pork links. 9c Boneless bamvl&el
Figs feet, half barrel, S3 60; quarter Barrel,
Dressed Hear. (,
Armour A Co. furnished the foUowfeg prieesj ''
on dressed meats: Beef carcasses. 4to fie
Bs, 5c; 650 to 660 Bs, 6c; 660 to 760 K, 9
7c Sheep, gc ft B. Lambs, 9c ft B. Hogs,8J2.
Fresh porlcloms. 8c r "'
GOULD MAI SELL OUT.
A Sport la Missouri Paclle Leads to That
tsrzciAi, txlxoxaic to thz mar ATOH.I
New York, September 13. On "Wall
street Missouri Pacific has just enjoyed ..
spurt in connection with the declaration of
the usual quarterly dividend 0 1 per cent.
Unofficial advices are that the earnings of
the company are improving as compared
with those of last year. Each statements ar
not likely to attract buyers to the stock,
certainly not investors, for the reason thai
the company is one of the few large systems
that withholds from the pnblic the figures
of its operations until long after the close
of its fiscal year. .
It is. entirely probable that Mr. Gould
will utilize the present improvement in the
security market to close out his interest ia
the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company.
He has learned a little late in life that the
satisfaction of absolutely controlling a cor
poration is more than offset by the re
sponsibilities that are inseparable from
snch a control. Consequently be is intent
upon getting out of a situation that is pre
cisely similar to the one that Mr. Villard, ia
his enthusiasm, is desirous of getting into.
Habbt Aides, formerly of- this city,
can now be found at "W. H. ITolmes 8s
Son's Chicago House, No. 264 South Clark
street. 120 Water street,
264 South Clark si, 158 First avenue,
TTSSa Chicago, Pittsburg.
WEALTH AND BEAUTY. $
tion Mr. Frank Leslie, in to-morrovft Dis
patch; tell of the conquests of beautiful
lociely belles, and how they are made..
JOSEPH HORNE & CO.;
Cor. Wdod and Liberty Sta, .
Importers and Jobbers of
Special offerings this week in
For largest assortment and lowest prices call
and see us.
JAS. D. GALLERY President
JOHN W. TAYLOR". Cashier
CITY SAVINGS BANK,
SIXTH AVE. AND SMITHFTELD ST.
Capital and surplus. 8125,000.
Transacts a General Banking Business.
sud sUaclng I MMtal
lowed t eoatlan
iva .a tonori rorm a
1 1 1 ui mii I'lLtb.irr'Vijsss
beevmtar very ton. WATNE'8 BLNT-
MENTatov the Itchlnc and bleediac , hel
H ulceration, amdlrn most ease remTC the t
nan. 8wat , Ouimijit li told by armtoM,orwud
nr addrua on rfpt of pric,SOets.mbax; 3bozaa,SUS.
Addrau lanart, DR. SWATSX at SOS. ranalelp&U, n.
A. purely Vegetable)
Compound that expels
all bad humors from tha
system. Removes blotch
es and pimples, and
makes pu,re, rich blood.
TTTH1TNEY t STEPHENSON,
a FOURTH AVENUE.
Issue travelers' credits through Messrs. JDrexel,
Morgan &. Co., New York: Passports procured.
814 PENN ATESUE, PITTSBURG, FA.,
As old residents know and back files of Pitts,
burg papers prove, is the oldest established
and most prominent physician In the city, de
voting special attention to all chronic diseases.
Mtrbni IQand mental diseases, physical
llCn V UUOdecay, nervous debility, lack of
energy, ambition and hope. Impaired mem
ory, disordered sight, self distrust, bashfulness,
dizziness, sleeplessness, pimples, eruptions. Im
poverished blood, failing powers, organic weak
ness, dyspepsia, constipation, consumption, un
fitting the person for business, society and mar
riage, permanently, safely and privately cured.
BLOOD AND SKINsfeniout
blotches, falling hair, bones pains, glandular
swelling", ulcerations of tongue, mouth, throat,
ulcers, old sores, are cured for life, and blood
poisons thoroughly eradicated from the system.
IIPIMARV kidney and bladder derange
Unitinn liments.weak back, gravel, ca
tarrhal discharges. Inflammation and other
painful symptoms receive searching treatment;
prompt relief and real cures.
Dr. Whlttler's life-long, extensive experi
ence, insures scientific and reliable treatment
on common-senso principles. Consultation
free Patients at a distance as carefully treated
as if here. Office hours 9 A. M. to 8 r. tt. Sun
da v, 10 A. at to 1 P. K. only. DR. WHITTIER,
814 Penn avenue. Pittsburg, Pa.
SPECIALISTS in all cases ra-
3 airing scientific and conflden
al treatment! Dr. 8. K. Lake,
M. R. C. P. S., Is the oldMt and
tost experienced specialist In
the city. Consultation tree and
strictly confidential. Office
hours to 4 and 7 to 8P.K.; Sunday?. 2 to 4 P.
M.Consult them personally, or write. Doctors
Lake. 328 Penn avc, Pittsburg, Pa.
io3s's Oottoaa. 33O0
.Composed of Cotton Boot, Tansy and
Pennyroyal a recent discovery by an
'old physician. Is tuccessullu used
montWir-Safe. Effectual. Price $L by maO,
sealed. Ladies, ask your druggist for Cook's
Cotton Root Compound and take no substitute,
or tnolose 2 stamps for sealed particulars. Ad
dress POND LILY COMPANY, No. 3 Fisher
Block, 131 Woodward avev, Detroit. MIch.
For men! Checks the worst cases in three
days, and cures In five days. Price 81 00. at
J. FLEMINGS DRUGSTORE,
Ja5-29-TTSSu 412 Market street.
A POSITIVE CUKK
For LOST or falling
MAH HOOD. Nervous
ness. Weakness ot
Body & Mind, Lack of Strength, Vliror and De
velopment, canted by Errors, Excesses, 4c. Book,
MODE of Self-Tbiatmxnt. and Proofs mailed
(sealed) free. Address EKIJS meuicaii .ro,. .
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