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JWU fpVmoKolitptbLlit. THE OLD FLAG. Though many and bright are the stars that aprear i .. In the flag ot our country untuned; And the stripes that are Bwclling in majesty tliero Like rainbows adorning the world; Their licht is unsullied, as those in the sky, By a deed that our fathers have done. And they're leagued in as true and holy a tie In that motto of "many in one." In the death of General John P. frartranf t the Grand Army loses a prominent and active worker. He was the fourth Commander-in-Chief of the organisation. He served the term of 1875-76. His life and war record have been published by the daily papers, and it will not be necessary to give them here; but one feature of his soldier career has not been published recently, one which is decidedly interesting. General Hartranft was the hero of one of the most brilliant charges recorded in history. His regiraent.the Fifty-first Pennsylvania Infantry, achieved historio prominence at Antietam. Here the famous charge across the stone bridge which spans Antietam creek was made by the Fif ty-flrst Pennsylvania under the command of Hartranft, then Colonel, assisted by the Fifty-flrst New York, under command of Colonel Robert B. Potter. The enemy's rifle pits and batteries commanded the approach to the bridge; but, after repeated at tempts by other troops, Colonel Hartranft led his regiment across the narrow roadway of the span and gained a position on the opposite side. This remarkably daring piece of work brought Colonel Hartranft into prominent notice, and lie was shortly made a Brigadier General. The Loyal Lesion. Last Wednesday was a busy day for the com panions of the Loral Legion in Philadelphia. The National Commandery held an all day meet ng and transacted considerable important business. Officers for the ensuing year were elected, among them ex-President Rutherford B. Hayes as Commander-in-Chief. In the evening the regular quarterly meeting of the Pennsylvania Commandery was held in the Union League Club building. Over 200 were present, or whom were the following from Pittsburg: Joseph F. Denniston, W. Si Foster, W. G. McCandlass, William McClelland. Will lam McConway and D. M. Watt. General Hartranft was remembered, and a telegram of sympathy directed to be sent to him. Few of the companions had any thought his end was so near. The names of four dropped companions were restored to the roll, and 40 new ones elected. Ot the former was Colonel S. M. Jackson, of .Apollo, while of the latter Western Pennsyl vania furnished the following named: Robert P. Crawford, P. F. Hodge, Hillis McCown, W. J. Patterson. James Sheafer, James P. Speer, V. W. Wattles, John V. Wishart, all of Pitts burg; W. B. Kroesen, Etna;T. B. Lasbell, Mead ville; W. H. Longwell, Oil City, and Charles C. TownBeud, New Brifrnton. A banquet was par taken of, which surpassed any previously pro Aided. There were speeches and songs and a general good time. At the last meeting the following named were elected: F. H. Collier, John lowing, Thomas W. Fitch, Hartley Howard, John J. Lawrence, A. S. il. Morgan, J. B. Murdoch, M. Speer, Robert E. Stewart and E. & Wright, ot Pittsburg, and Aaron T. Gregg, of Mononga hela City. It is expected tnere will be addi tions to these at the regular February meet ing. Reunion of the ScTenty-Elffblh The reunion of the Seventy-Eighth Pennsyl vania Volunteers, held at Punisutawney, Pa., last Wednesday, was a successful affair in every particular. The town was handsomely decorated. The citizens of Punxsutawney generously provided for the survivors of the regiment at the hotels. One hundred and tixty members were present Steps were taken to erect a monument over the grave of Colonel William SiruelL The old officers of the association were re-elected, and the time and place for holding the next reunion ot the regiment were referred to the Executive Committee, but from all indications Butler will be selected as the place. The Secretary of the organization. Comrade H. H. Bengough. of this city, was strongly and heartily indorsed by ringing resolutions for appointment as Pension Acent in this city when a change occurs. The Executive Committee of the organization is composed of Comrades Elwood and Ben gough, of this city; Lowry, of Butler; Gillespie, of h reeport; Kueent, of Grant; Crawford, of Kittanmnc: Hiiberry, of Indiana, and ju. J. Dinsmore, of Punxsutawuey. A Pleasant Entertainment. Garey Circle, No. 7. Ladies of the G. A. B,. held an entertainment last Tuesday evening at Grand Army Hall, Thirty-first ward. Hisses Fisher and Loomis and the Kennedy Children furnished excellent vocal entertainment. Recitations were contributed by Misses Bur nett and Hughes. A Stump speech was deliv ered by Jack Fariow. Mr. Gowen furnished come plantation melodies which were very en joyable. Miss Lulu Denny contributed some select reading. The music was furnished by tbe Parlor Quartet, Prof. Thoma. The affair was highly buccessful and enjoyable in every way. Much credit is due the ladies of the circle. Grand Army Note. Wtscoxsuf had four war Governors: Alex ander W. Randall, Louis P. Harvey. Edward Salomon and James T. Lew Is. CoxHAXSEB J. V. BnooKS, of Post 230. has been very sick the past week with a cold settled on his kidneys, it is hoped that he will be able to attend to his business in a week or two. Commas db Askin, of Post 157, was absent from the meeting of his post last Thursday evening for tbe first time since he was elected Commander. Rheumatism was tbe cause. At tbe meeting of Post 162 last night ar rangements were completed for attending the next National Encampment, to he held at Bos ton. The post expects to go in a body, taking every member. Mrs. Jones, the wile of Comrade D. A. Jones, who was so severely injured in the But ler accident, has recovered sufficiently to be able to take a carriage ride. She Is cot well, but greatly improved. Izhas not yet been decided what post will get the beautiful flag donated by tbe late Cap tain Jones to the post turning out the largest percentage of membership on last Grand Army Hay. The matter will likely be settled some time this week. Post 151's fair at Salisbury Hall, Southslde, is booming. There is a large attendance. The phonograph is a great attraction. No solicit ing books are allowed on the floor. This is a good feature. Tbe different posts are Invited to attend in a body. Russell Post No. 88, of the Department of Illinois, claims to have in its ranks one of the oldest members of tbe order. This member is Comrade Robert F. Smith. He is 83 years of age, and is tbe father of 14 children. He is a regular attendant at the post meetings. The rifle team of Post 151 has challenged the rifle team of Post 137 to a trial of skill. The first series of the match will take place at the fair of Post 151 soon, while tho second series will take place at the fair of Post 157, which will open on November 10 at Fifth Avenue .Music HalL The number of old soldiers employed on the New York police force is 239. Superintendent .Murray, Thomas Byrnes, tbe great detective inspector, and Inspector Conlln were soldiers in the Rebellion: then there are 10 captains, 28 serceants, 3 detective sergeants, 21 roundsmen, 148 patrolmen and 23 doormen. OIJVXB A. PRATT, of New York, belongs to a fighting family. His father fought in the war of 1812, aDd bad his nose cut off by a saber at the battle of Plattsburg. Three of this old hero's ions were In the Rebellion, and all were wounded. Instances of lour members of one family being wounded in battle are quite rare. Wells Post No. 451, Columbus, O., claims to have among its members comrades who can show tbe longest continuous service in tho armies of the Union. It has one member who served 42 years, two whose agcregate terms of service are over 75 years, and ten whose agfrro cate services are over 200 years, all active members of the post. The proceedings of the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth encampments ot the Department of Pennsylvania are now being: distributed. The editor or this column Is indebted to the Assistant Adjutant General, James McCor mick, for a copy of the interesting work. It is nicely gotten up. It contains a fine photo collotype of Post Department Commander A Wilson Norris, who died last year. A notice has been Issued of a meeting of tho Ninth Regiment, P. It. V. C. Association. to bo held in Chamber ot Commerce rooms, corner Wood and Diamond streets, Germania Bank building, on Mondav, October IS, at 7:30 r. M. A full attendance is most earnestly re quested. This being a recular quarterly meet ing, business of importance will be considered. Five thousand dollars having been appro priated by tbe Legislature of the State of Pennsylvania at its last session for a monument to the memory of General George B. McClellan, the McClellan Memorial Association, of Phila delphia, has issned an appeal to the public for private subscriptions to complete the monu ment. The association expects to raise at least 5,009 in a short time. SEEVTCESin commemoration of the 12 com rades of Emory Fisher Post No. SO. of Johns town, who lost their lives in the Conemaugh Valley flood May 31 last, will beheld in that townbytbo post sometime next month. Pre parations are now being made by the comrades of the post, but the date has not yet been fixed upon. Department Commander Stewart has accepted an'invitation to deliver tbe memorial address. Amtohe who knows anything aboot the death of Daniel Swisher, who was a private in the Sixty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers, can confer a great benefit on the widow of th deceased by forwarding the information to the editor of this column. It is quite certain that Comrade Swisher was killed in a railroad acci dent in November of 1S8S, but nothing further than this has yet been learned, not even where he was killed. Som of Veterans. Camp 33 will attend in a body the fairof Post 151, at Salisbury Hall, Southslde, some evening this week. Is general orders No. i, from department headquarters, is the following: By unanimous consent of tbe Division Council the following prizes are herewith offered: To the camp show ing tbe largest percentage of gain in member ship on its quarterly returns for December 30 1SS9, 10 in cash: second largest, 5; third largest, 53; fourth largest, $2. In estimating gains, two reinstatements to count as one re cruit. All losses to count equally. It is earnestly hoped that with this stimulus to friendly rivalry among the camps at least 1,000 members will be added to our rolls betweennow and January 1 next. SECRET SOCIETY BOTES. A, O. TJ. W. Brother C. L. Hannon, of Industry Lodge, is a candidate for Grand Inside Watch of the Grand Lodge. General Master Workman Ford attended the dedication of a new hall erected by Quaker City Lodge 116 recently. All the new lodges lately put in the field are reported in a very prosperous condition, that at Sewickley especially. A large vault is beinc built for the Grand Recorder's office in this city for the sfe keep ing of the property of the order. The Mogallian degree is becoming very popular on the Northside, and as a result the subordinate lodges have large meetings. Alex. D. Palmer, of Leechbnrg Lodge, has another charter list well on the way in Arm strong county, which will be instituted soon. Grand Vice Commander W. B. Kirker, ot Bellevue Legion No. 1. and a very popular young attorney, is a candidate for Grand Guide in tho Grand Lodee of A. O. TJ. W. Grand Recorder McNair has the sympathy of all members of the order in tbe loss of his daughter, a very estimable young lady, who died recently. Grand Master Workman Ford will hold a special convocation of tbe Grand Lodge in Philadelphia on Wednesday, November 13, in the hall of Quaker City Lodge, No. 116. The reports of all the lodges in this vicinity show a large increase m membership, and tbe cool evenings are naving a good effect by bring ing the members out at tbe lodge meetings. Two teams in Pride of the West Lodge No. 37, of Allegheny, known as tbe Duncan and West team, are contending against each other for new members. An oyster supper will be the prize for tbe winning team. Hancock Lodge, of Bellevue, paid a fra ternal visit to Americus Lodge, of Sewickley, in a body on last Monday evening, for the pur pose of encouraging them in the good work of the order, as it Is a new lodge recently insti tuted. C. M. B. A. Notes. The branch at Natrona will be instituted on next Saturday evening. Branch Mo. 63 was organized last Thursday evening at Austin, Potter county. Pa. The advisory council meet this evening at 7 o'clock, a half hour earlier than usual. The application for a charter for a branch in the Twenty-fourth ward was closed last evening. Branch No. S3 will hold Its third annual re union on Thanksgiving evening at Turner Hall, LawrenceviHe. Grand Deputy J. W. Sullivan, Special Deputy F. J. Brady and Chancellor P. G. Nash, all of this city, will go to Altoona to-day in the interests of the C. M. B. A. There will be a meetingheldintbe rink building at 3 o'clock this afternoon, when all persons wishing to join as charter members can have an onoortumtv of having the organization explained by tha brothers mentioned. There are already eigh? names on ice cuarter application to start with, Ilcptasophi. Recruiting committees are established in all the active conclaves. Organized work of this character will tell wherever applied. The deDUties are now making their second official visit Much interest is,sbown by them as to which district will excel at the close of the term. All the conclaves in Allegheny county made substantial gains during the present term except Nos. C9. 75. 76 and 77. The members arn A wakening. F. W. Hastings, of Bradford, a well knowa Heptasoph, was in the city during the week attending the Grand Lodge of the Knights and Ladies of Honor. Supreme Archon & A. Will and S. TJ. Trent, Chairman Committee on Laws, will at tend the National Fraternal Congress, which meets in Boston, November 12. I. O. O. F. The lodges have all opened up the fall with largely attended meetings, and it is hoped will continue so during the fall and winter, and every brother should become an active worker in the order, that when tho spring opens, each and everyone can look back over the field and be proud to say to himself, well done, good and faithful servant. The interest in the building of our Odd Fellows' Temple Is being revived again m some of the lodges, and it is earnestly hoped that their efforts may prove successful, for su-h a building has become an actual necessity in th is city, and should be centrally located, for several reasons which we have not tbe space here to mention, but when tbe affair has taken a more definite shape we will have something more to say upon the matter. Select Knights. Grand Commander Rowen, accompanied by Grand Recorder Thompson, visited Greens burg Legion No. 6 on Monday evening last. The members of Liberty Legion No. 20 are creating a fund for the purpose of defraying tbe expenses of their encampment at Conncaut Lake next summer. The arrangements are about complete for the grand reception at Old City Hall on the evening of November 2L Some of the most active members in the order have been placed upon the committees, and the affair will, in all probability, prove one of tbe events of the season. Jr. O. TJ. A. III. Manchester Council has resolved, by vote of tbe Council, to devote one hour at each meeting to musical and literary exercises. John B. Clark Council is holding very in teresting meetings and receiving accessions to her roll of membership continually, and if the sister councils of the Northside are not care ful, Clark Council will be leading the van in point of numbers. Hade Money by Losing Hit Place. Kingston Freeman. "Talk about absent-mindness," said a citizen to-day, "why, when I was a boy I worked for a man who was so absent minded that he discharged me three times in one week and paid me a week's wages each time." We pack household goods for storage and shipment; repair and upholster furniture, renovate mattresses, etc. Hatjgh Ss Kekxxs, S3 and 34 Water st. 'Phone 1626. ,- AHIYE OF INDUSTEY. Lively Times at the New Town of Wilmerdinfr. Which Has Been us CHRISTENED EAST PITTSBURG. Country Eoads Unimproved, and Danger of Another Had Blockade. HOUSE BUILDING GOES BEAYELT ON Things are lively out at the new town of Wilmerding. It has lately been christ ened East Pittsburg. Lots are selling rap idly at the rate of 545 a front foot. Build ings are going up as if by magic The place will soon be large enough for a bor ough, If not for a city of the second class. Its rapid growth is casting a shadow over Braddock, which has heretofore depended largely upon that territory for support. Tbe cause of this sudden rise of a town, almost unexampled in Western Pennsylva nia, is to be found in tbe statement of a gentleman who enjoys the confidence of Mr. George "Westinghouse. He said yesterday evening: "Within two years all the West inghouse interests will be centered at Wilmer ding, or East Pittsburg, as it is now called. This will make it one of the greatest manufac turing centers in the country greater, even, than Pullman." Advices from different parts of the country represent the roads in no better condition than at this time last year, with a prospect of a gen eral blockade the coming winter. For this the people are chiefly to blame. They have been urged time and time again to stir up tbe authorities on the subject, but have done little or nothing. When they find themselves cat off from the market and their produce rotting in their cellars and barns they are ready to com plain, but then it is too late to repair the mis; chief. Bummer is tbe time to repair roads. This is a matter that affects the city as well as the country, as it increases the cost of produce to the consumer, and concerted action should be taken to put and keep tho roads in good condition, to which end the city should stir the country up. The road laws are not what they ought to be, but if they were properly carried out there would be very little cause tor com plaint of Impassable highways. Allegheny county is rich enough to have tho best roads in the State. 9 t Business last week about held its own in vol ume and distribution, without material change In values of staple products. Money was strin gent in the East, where it was subjected to ma nipulation by the loan crowd, but it was easy here at 56 on call and 67 on time. There is an ample supply in the country for commercial purposes. It is only tbe speculative interest that feels the pinch. There was. an easier feeling in the iron trade, but general conditions were un changed. The feature of chief interest in local securities was a shrinkage in natural gs shares, led by the Bndgewater and Philadel phia companies. Both showed some recovery at the close. Heal estate was active, with a large number of sales, some of them Involving large amounts of money. The outlook is for an active market tbe rest of the season. The developmentf of tbe Ar buckle well was the only event of much consequence in thepetroleum market. Trading on 'Change was light, and prices adhered very closely to the dollar line. Clearing House fig ures continue to show large gains over last year in all branches ot legitimate trade. Tbe lateness ot the season is hurrying up the builders. Business was good last week. Sixty two permits were taken out, involving 176,225. An unusually small number of large houses appear in tbe list, but this is not to be re gretted, since there isjjreater need of small ones. The most important is the Central Traction Company's building on Wylie avenue, which will cost 57,000. E. M. Hill was author ized to put up two brick two-story dwellings on Margaretta street. They will cost him 110,000. S. Rauwolf will erect a three-story brick on Fenn avenue. He thinks it will cost him 10,000. Last but not quite least, L B. Mellon secured permission to erect two brick two- story dwellings on Bippey street, at an expense of $12,000. No one was enterprising enough to undertake a block. Capitalists must be edu cated up to that point Mr. J. F. Pollard is doing a good work for himself and for the city, at Valley View Place, where he has just bought from Messrs. Black & Balrd a number of lots, and will commence building cottages on them at once. This is his second or third purchase at the same place. On the lots first acquired he has erected a num ber of very handsome dwellings. He proposes to sell them on small cash payments, the bal ances like rent. This will afford a good oppor tunity to many to secure homes. Valley View is well named, as a magnificent view of the beautiful East Liberty Valley can be obtained from any part, of the place. It is very con venient to Fast Liberty, Lawrenceville and Sbadyside, and the Penn avenue cable is within three minutes' walk. Mr. Pollard's ex ample is encouraging and worthy of imitation. The outcome of tbe land boom in Southern California has been to sink a good deal of the Eastern capital that has been invested there, and to leave tho country in worse condition, so far as probable future progress is concerned, than before the boom. There is no occasion to pity tbe speculators who work up these booms in real estate; but they contrive to rope in a good many honest men who have a little money to invest and think they see their way to get ting large returns. The genuine settlers are suffering severely from high taxes, the assess ments having been made on tbe basis of an artificial value, about four times the real value of to-day. It is the bona fide settlers men who have bought land to uso or have established business there who are to be pitied. It is a good thing that the speculators lose by their operations. No doubt in time men will learn to let these land booms alone and to let the towns alone in which they are being worked, m Knowledge is power. Many years ago the father of a Fourth avenue real estate broker lived and farmed in West Virginia. He had tbe best house for miles around. Those were the days of stage coaches and private convey ances, for railroads had not been thought of. Within a mile or two of bim lived several other farmers, who kept public house, entertaining man and beast, Travelers, however, frequently passed them by, captivated by the appearance of the fine mansion, which towered above tho surroundings, and were occasionally accom modated, especially if they were of genteel ap" pearance and well informed. When they came to pay their bills they were informed, much to their surprise, that there was no charge against them. They had been entertained simply for tbe sake of tbe Information on the leading questions of the day that they were supposed capable of imparting. They filled the office of the modern newspaper. In this way the farmer kept himself posted on politics, religious and social events. He was the oracle of the neigh, borhood, was honored with office, and by judicious investment", in which he was fre quently aided by his guests, became very wealthy. As a class, American farmers are the most intelligent in the world, but they cannot know too much, andshould lose no opportunity to acquire knowledge, even if they have to pay something for it It is power to them. The fashion of placing objects like coins, in scribed bricks, eta, under or in the corner-stone of an Important building is very ancient. It is supposed to have originated with the Chaldeans. This fashion prevails In America to a greater extent than elsewhere. In Fittsourg it is a common occurrence. While it lends a dignity and a solemnity to the ceremony of laying the corner-stone of any public edifice, still it has nothing but its antiquity to recommend it. The present state of human civilization and happi ness wouldjnever have been possible If everybody lived to be half as old as Methuselah. The an cients bnilded with the idea and hope that their structures would last as long a9 time continued. That was a good idea then, and has' been the means of giving late generations about all the correct knowledge tbeyhavo of the earliest civilization. In this fast age, however, the stateliest buildings often do not outlive the memory ot some who saw the foundations laid. Modem buildings seldom serve the purposes for which they were erected for a period of one century. The age requires sew things a con-J fpETHE PPJOTSBUR(?ff DISOSirNDlY, OCTOBER ' '20; stant Improvement, and old buildings are pulled down and replaced without any regrets what ever. If a coin, or any other "relict" of a hun dred years ago, should be found under the corner-stone, the circumstance would bo for gotten by the public in less than a month. BEGINNING TO EALLT. Good Trading at tho Stock Exchanco For a Short Day. Considerable business was transacted at the Stock Exchancra vesterdav for a short day, and the feeling was more buoyant than usual, indicating that the brokers are seriously think ing of getting down to work. They had better, for autumn is flipping away, and tho year will 6oon be a memory. The sales were 683 shares. Almost the entire list was firm and fraction ally higher. Central Traction was the weakest, spot selling down to 8 It closed freely, offered at that figure. This is hard to under stand. The road is making rapid progress, and will be ready for the holiday travel. No more assessments will be required to complete it It passes through the best portions of the city, and taps a country district that is rapidly settling up. It will undoubtedly have a large patronage. This should insure good dividends, in addition to running expenses, interest etc. Philadelphia gas was fractionally higher and firm, bids being below the views of holders, there were no transactions. There were a. few offlca sales at slight concessions from Exchange quotations. Tho other natural gassers were steidy, with no particular change. Electric was firm and featureless, waiting for something to turn up. Friends of tbe company think it will come out triumphant from Its legal entanglements. Bank and insurance stocks were firm and inactive, with some ad vances and no declines. A broker remarked: "The great tronbre with stock dealing hero is that brokers hold out too long for trifles. Instead of selling at fair profits and making quick turns, as in New York and Chicago, they niggle and halt over small fractions, and often miss a sale by it By adopting a broader policy and paying less attention to trifles they would do more business and make more money. The pinching process works no better in stocks than in drygoods or groceries, and by pursuing it brokers often miss a big thing while wasting time over a small one. Liberality is always rewarded. If less attention were paid to eighths there would be more business on 'Change." EXCHANGE STOCKS. Bid. Asked. Pitts. Pet, Stock & Metal Ex 13 .... BANK STOCKS. , . Bid. Asked. Anchor Savings &0 .... Arsenal 65 - Bank of Pittsburg 75 Commercial National Bank a3 Citizens National Bank 63 CltySavlngs 60 City Deposit S3 Diamond .National Bank 170 Duqoesne National Banc ICO .... Exchange National Bank SIM Partners' Deposit National Bank 400 .... j irsi .national can&, nusourg iw Fourth National Bank 130 Kirth Avenue 43 freehold M Fidelity Title and Trust Company 140 5 64 150 Iron and Glass Dollar savings 131 .... Masonic Bans: 0i .... Mercbants-Uannracturers'Na.Bank. C3) .... Monongahela National Bank 110 Odd Fellows' Savings Bank 67 .... People's National Bank 150 Ihird National Bank 161 German National, Alleghenv 150 .... ileal E&tate LoanandlrustCo 80 .... Third National, Allegheny 135 IN8CKANCE STOCKS. Bid. Asked. Alleghenv insurance Co si Alleinannla 49 Birmingham 40 Citiiens German American si 'leutonla S3 Union 44 50 GAS STOCKS. Bid. Allegheny Gas Co. (Ilium.) 33 Asked. ixmsouaatea was to. (liiam.j 41 43 tast End Gas Co. (Ilium.) 55 rntsburglias Co. (Ilium.) 62 XiiCRAL GAS STOCKS. Bid. Asked Allegheny Heating Co 110 uriagewaier 25 Manufacturers' Gas Co 20 atural Gas Co. of W. Ya Ohio Valley 1'eople'sNat. Gas Co People's Nat. Gas and Plpeage Co., ex .... Pennsylvania Gas Co 15 Philadelphia Co n Westmoreland and Cambria Wheeling U as Co 25 79 35J 45 17 16 23 OIL COMPANY STOCKS. Bid. Asked. Baselwood Oil Co SO Washington Oil Co 73 SI PA6SESGEB BAIL WAT STOCKS. . Bid. Asked. Central Traction 31K 31 V Citizens' Traction , 70 .Pittsburg Traction 43 neasani vauey 205 21 Pittsburg, Allegheny and Manchester. .... 220 SAILBOAD STOCKS. Bid. Asked. Pltts.,Toungstown&Ash. B.B..pter. 30 1'ltts. June, it Jt,Oo 27 Pitts., McK. & Yough. K. B. Co 59 . Pitts. & Western K. K. Co 12K Pitts. & Western it B. Co. pref 19 .... BRIDGE STOCKS. Bid. Asked. Monongahela Bridge. 25 .... Pittsburg & Birmingham Bridge. 72 .... Point Bridge " 3K Do. preferred is Suspension Bridge Co. (Sixth et.) 73 73 Union 15 HIKING STOCKS. Bid. Asked. Hidalgo Mining Co 2K La Norla Mining Co H Jj Luster Mining Co 10 Yankee Girl Mining Co 3 MISCELLANIODS STOCKS. Bid. Asked. Westinghouse Electrie 48H 43 Granite Koonng Co 35 Westinghouse Air Brake Co 114 Tbe sales included SS shares of Central Trac tion at 8 380 Pleasant Valley Railway at 2 and ll La Norla at 5. After call 60 Shares of Electric sold at 4SU. Sproul & Lawrence sold 140 shares of Pleas ant Vallev Railway at 20, Andrew Caster bought 300 shares of Pleasant Valley at 20. THE FIKAACIAL PULSE. lis Strong Beats Indicate a Ilcnithy Body Clearing Houao Flonres. The local money market was easy yesterday. There was a fair demand for funds, 'and rates were steady and unchanged. A large amount of clerical business was transacted. Currency was still scarce. Tbe Clearing House statement shows a small decrease in exchanges for the week as com pared with last year. This Is easily accounted for by the decline of speculation. Last year it was large. Now it Is scarcely taken into ac count The figures for tbe day, week and year are: Exchanges yesterday Balances vesterdav 2,183,755 23 rc,D9u w Exchanges for the week , 13,BS3,S66 35 Balances for the week. 1.759,257 71 Exchanges last week 13.983,005 47 Exchangesweekof 183s 12.998,310 42 Kxchanges to date 1839 S15.10i.2M 41 Exchanges to date 1333 462,830,030 79 Gain. 1839 over 1833. 6A 274,113 62 John M. Oakley & CosWall street corres pondent wired yesterdaj evening: AH the pro fessional statisticians bad figured on a loss to the banks on actual cash ranging from two to three millions, whereas the bank statement shows a net gain of over a million in cash. This great disparity called attention to the un certainty attending financial estimates, and as themonev market is tbe cynosure of all eyes figures relating to it were observed with special interest The bank statement is made up on a system of averages, which may be approxi mately correct in tho long run, but which is peculiarly unreliable for any ono week. The stock market is in the clutches of money lend ers, and quotations which have natural ten dency to rise are pinioned by usury. Bankers all agree in saying that there is no prospect of relief from high interest for weeks to come, but perchance bankers are to money what bulls are to stocks, always bullish when they are high, and the higher tbe quotations made the more bullish. Human nature is pretty much the same with bankers as with other persons. As it was, tbe bank figures for a moment further stimulated an already stiong market but the close was at concessions. Money on call at New York yesterday was easy, with no loans, closed offered at 1 per cent Prime mercantile paper, 67. Sterling ex change quiet and heavy at S4 81 for 60-day bills, and W 85f for demand. The weekly statement of the New Tork banks, issued yesterday, shows the following changes: Reserve, increase, SLu25,27b; loans, decrease, $5,434,100; specie, Increase, 81,635,600; legal tenders, decrease. $1,663,200; deposits, de crease. $2,211,900; circulation, increase, $39,300. The banks now bold $916,650 in excess ot the 25 per cent rule. Closing Hna' Quotations. V. B. 4s,reg... U. a, 4. coup, U. B. 4Xs, reg. U. 8. 4Ms, eon ....127 ....127 If. K. AT. Gen. is . 5GK Mutual Union es.,.,103 N. J.C. Int. Cert.,.112 Northern Pac UU..1HH Northern Pac. 2d..lU Northw't'n consols. 145 ,....105 ... 105H racinctuoi .....117 LouUlanasumpeats 89H Missouri Ss 101K Northw'n deben's..H4V Oregon & Trans. Ss.lOSX St L. &I.M. Gen. 61 84 St. I,.&8.1f. Gen.M.lM Si. Paul consols ....126tf St. PL Chi ft Pe. lata. 117 Xenn. new set Ss. uu 101 71 93 104 Tenn. new-set Ss... Tenn. new set. Ss... Canada So. 2d...., Gen. Pacificists..., Den. 1K.O, 1st.. Den. &B.G.4S D.AK.G.West,ira Erie, Ms 11. IL AT. Gen. 6s. van Tx., Pc.Lu O.Tr Ks. K 7fl 110 104 S3 l.,rc.n.U.lT.fiCH d union t-ac. 1IU.....113 West Shore 105 Government and State bonds were dull and firm. New TOBS Clearings, $187,770,644! balances, $5,176,974. For tbe week Clearings, $798,010,607; Bosxoa Cieartof, pif7BjQx bi&j ny $2,053,675. For the week Clearings, $105,907,978; balances, $10,000,053. For tbe corresponding weeklastyear Clearings, $110,307,731; balances, $11,138,863. Philadelphia Clearings, $12,836,311; bal ances, $L809,H7. For the week Clearings, $75,301,723; nalances. $10,702,409. Baltimore Clearings, $2,229,377; balances, $301,090. LoKDOJf The amount of bullion gone into the Bann of England on balance to-day is 45, 000. Pabis Three per cent rentes, 67f 45c for the account Chicago Money in active demand both for country and ordinary mercantile use. The bank rate on call is 6 per cent; time, 7. Clear ings, $11,997,000. St. Loins Clearings, $3,668,712; balances, $437,807. For this week Clearings. $23,534,948; balance", $3,7.3,217. For last week Clearings, $21,698,161; balances, $1,042,102. For correspond ing week last year-Clearings, $18,122,139; bal ances, $1,936,512. BETWEEN TWO FIRES. Petroleum Winds Up tbe Week Belorr tbe Dollar Line. Oil was In an uneasy condition yesterday, with bearlshinfluencespredomlnatlng.chlef of which were tbe two new wells recently brought in,and continued selling in New York. The bullish factors were greater firmness In refined and in crease in consumption. Between these two fies tbe fluctuations were narrow and local trading light Oil City did most of tho buying. It eased off just before the close, causing the market to fall below the dollar line. The open ing quotation was 100K, tho highest 10 tbe lowest 89 and the closing 99. There was no fresh field news of Importance. Friday's clearings were 206,000 barrels. The outlook for this week is rather mixed. If New York remains on the bear side much longer Oil City will have to back down. Nothing further was said in regard to the rumored cor ner. There is not enough oil to make a very big one. Features of the DInrket. Corrected daily by John if. Oasiey & Co., 45 Sixth street members of the Pittsburg Petro leum Exchange. Opened lOOKILowest WK Highest UOIcioscd 99X Barrels. Average rnns 51,923 Average shipments 85,421 Average charters - 37,775 Beflned, New York. 7c Heflned, London, 5d. Defined, Antwerp, lrjfr. Ueflned. Liverpool, 6 I-lfld. A. B. McQrew & Co. quote: Pats, 99Hc; calls, $1 00J. Other OH Market. On, Crrr, October 19. National transit certificates opened at $1 00; highest, $1 00; lowest, 99c; closed, 99c Bradford, October 19. National transit certificates opened at $1 00; closed at 99c; highest $1 OOJi; lowest 8?&c. Titusville, October 19. National transit certificates openod at 9c; highest, fl 00; lowest, 99Jc; closed at 99c New York, October 19. Petroleum opened steady at 99c, and moved np slightly in the early tradings, then became ulet and closed steady at $1 00. Stock Exchange: Opening, 8; highest, SI 00; lowest 9c: closing, $1 00. Consolidated Exchange: Opening, 1 00; high est J100J4: lowest, 99c; closing, KJ&c. Safes. 328.000 barrels. NO SHORTAGE HERE. The Interest in Realty Keeping Dp to High Water aiark. W. C Stewart, 114 Fourth avenue, sold to W. F. McCook, attorney at law, four acres of ground in the East End for a spot cash figure, which is private. He also placed a mortgage for 12,000 at 5 per cent on city business prop erty. ' Ewing Byers, No. 93 Federal street, placed a mortgage of SLbOO for five years at 6 per cent on property in the Second ward, Allegheny. Alles & Bailey, 104 Fourth avenue, sold for B Knowlson a new brick dwelling of seven rooms, bathroom, marble mantels, inside shutters, both gases, etc, on Locust street between Magee and Chestnut streets, for $3,600. Julia E. Steadman was the purchaser. Black 4 Baird, 95 Fourth avenue, sold to J. F. Pollard five lots, being Nos. 20, 51, 61, 67 and 104 in the J. Walter Hay plan of Valley View place, Nineteenth ward, city, for $1,350. Mr. Pollard will commence at once the erection of small frame dwellings on the lots, to be sold on tbe monthly payment plan. Magaw & uoff, 145 Fourth avenue, -sold for the City Improvement Company, limited, to J. H. Jones, lot No. 7, corner Park avenue and Leonard street in Etna Park place, for $300 cash. This plan of lots is meeting with very ready sale. John F. Baxter. 612 Smitbfleld street sold lot No. 133, Baum Orove plan, Roup station, front age of 40 feet on Euclid avenue by 140 to 20-foot alley, to M. Knapp. for $2,320. Baum and Euclid avenues and Beatty street are being paved with asphaltum, which will add greatly to the beauty of this plan. W. W. McJSelll & Bro., 105 Fourth avenue, placed a small mortgage of $1,000 on Second ward, Allegheny, property for four years at 6 per cent Reed B. Coyle & Co., 131 Fourth avenne, sold to John F. Steel lot in tbe Marion Place plan for $400. Samuel W. Black & Co., 99 Fourth avenue, placed a mortgage for $3,000 for three years at 6 per cent on a house and lot in the Third ward, Allegheny; also one of 2.100 for three years at 6 per cent on a property in Hazel wood, Twenty third ward. HOMES FOR HUNDREDS. Sixty-Tiro Building Permits Taken Out Last Week Few Large Houses. Building was active last week. The lateness of the season has quickened things in this line. Tbe number of permits Issued was 62, and tbe estimated cost $176,225. The number of large houses was smaller than usual. The demand for medium-sized structures is meeting with a good response. Tbe list is appended: H.E. bteffler, two brick two-story and man sard. 18x52 feet, on Main street, Seventeenth Mrs. K. Lewis, two-story brick, 16x24 feet, on Penn avenue. Twentieth ward. Annie Begelman, frame two-story, 16x24 feet on rear oi Homowood avenue. Twenty-first ward. O. N. Reiman, frame two-story, 20x46 feet, on Park avenue, Twenty.first ward. O. W. Espy, frame one-story. 20x20 feet, on 809 Larimer avenue. Twenty-first ward, St James Roman Catholic Church, frame one-story, 50x120 feet, on Mam street Thirty sixth ward. R. Dnnnwoody, one brick, four-story, 21x37 feet 2321 Penn avenue, Twelfth ward. Alex Barbour, mansard on frame, 20x24 feet, on Alleqnippa street Fourteenth ward. A.H. Patterson, brick two-story and man sard. 22x51 feet, on Forbes street, Fourteenth ward. H. E. Walnwright four brick, two-story, 13x15 feet each, on alley rear of Butler street, Seventeenth ward. Morton Foster, frame, two-story, 16x43 feet, on Harrison street, Eighteenth ward. 'Adolph Zlnser, three brick two-story, 40x32 feet on Carnegie street Eighteenth ward. Calvin Nocbard, frame two-story, 20x41 feet, on Broad street. Nineteenth ward, Thomas Groan, frame two-story and mansard, 20x41 feet, on Broad street Nineteenth ward. Mrs. J. Householder, frame two-story, 24x33 feet, on Broad street Eighteenth ward. James R. Mellon, two brick two-story, 32x45 feet each, on Kippcy street nineteenth ward. Wm. Wathius, frame two-story, 20x32 feet, on Bond street Nineteenth ward. John Stein, frame two-story, 16x32 feet on Shetland street Twenty-first ward. H. J. Louce, frame two-story, 15x32 feet, on Rowan avenue. Twenty-first ward. E. J. Wllklns, frame two-story, 16x24 feet, on rear of Penn avenue. Twenty-second ward. John Burf ord, brick two-story, 27x39 feet, on Roup street Twenty-second ward. M. McCaine, frame one-story, 12x24 feet on Jane street Twenty-fourth ward. a Ansell, frame two-story, 16x16 feet, 83 Washington avenue, Thirty-first ward. Henry Struntz. frame two-story, 22x43 f eet,on Grace street Thirty-second ward. Miss Staudish Montgomery, frame two-story, 18x46 feet, on Uljsses street Thirty-second ward. Mrs. Standlsh Montgomery, frame two-story, 18x46 feet on Ulysses street, Thirty-second ward. 1). R. Reese, mansard on brick, 21x32 feet on Congress street Seventh ward. John Kretz, brick one-story, 17x32 feet, on Porter street Eleventh ward. E. Andrews, frame two-story, 20x13 feet, on Convll alley, Sixteenth ward. 8. J. Jammlson, frame two-story, 29x43 feet, on Collins avenne, Nineteenth ward. s E. M. Hill, two brick two-story, 26x36 feet on Margaretta street Nineteenth ward. S. Ranwolf, briek three-story. 20x139 feet 5936 Penn avenue. Twentieth ward. J. P. Kennedy, frame two-story, 20x43 feet on Ashley street, Twenty-first ward. William Mlnncs, frame two-story. 16x16 feet feet on Susquehanna street Twenry-flrstward. J. C Knipp, frame one-story, 18x33 feet on Park avenue, Twenty-first ward. J. O. Knipp, two frame two-story, 13x53 feet eaoh, on Larimer avenue, Twenty-first ward. August Buender, frame two-story, 18x83 feet, on Josephine street Twenty-fifth ward. F. Woolensack, frame two-story, 20x32 feet, on Huron street Twenty-seventh ward. Peter Guenenry, frame two-story, 17x44 feet on Mission street. Twenty-seventh ward. Peter Wilhilu, frame two-story, 21x32 feet, on Washington avenue. Thirty-first ward. Jobn Boren, frame two-story, 20x42 feet on Rural avenue. Nineteenth ward. Dr. O. Kmmerling, frame two-story. 22x48 feet, on Liberty avenue. Twentieth ward. Jonn M. Addy, nricK two-story, i8x4?I8tt.0a jpg Penn aren.ue, XwjnJlsm jrj&L ; 188&: -. "J& Henry Gunseman, two frame one-story, on Shetland street Twenty-first ward. Caroline Nolfman, frame two-story. 18x13 feet on Soffel street Thirty-second ward. S. Davis, frame two-story, 18x25 feet on Greenville avenne. Twenty-third ward. J. E. Obltz, frame two-story, 20x40 feet on Joseph street Twenty.first ward. G. A. Nunnery, frame two-story, 18x18 feet, Thirteenth ward. G. A. Nunnery, frame one-story. 16x20 feet on Brereton avenue. Thirteenth ward. Mrs. M. Cann, frame two-story, 20x32 feet on Reed street Thirteenth ward. Allegheny Valley Railroad Company, frame one-story, 17x26 feet on Allegheny Valley Rail road, Eighteenth ward. Joseph Allerton, frame one-story addition, 14x14 feet on 33 Union alley, Twenty-eighth ward. Dllworth, Porter & Co, frame one-story, 30x220 feet below Bingham street, Thirtieth ward. Philip Mnhrenberg, frame two-story, 20x33 feet on Rath street Thirty-second ward. Central Traction Company, brick one-story, 60x82 feetpn Wylie avenue. Fifth ward. Hester E. Duffey, brick one-story addition, 10x12 feet on Webster avenue. Eleventh ward. W. F. McBride, brick two-story, 14x16 feet on Meyran avenue. Fourteenth ward. Mr. E. Butler, frame two-story, 14x16 feet on Howard's lane. Fourteenth ward. Charles Scarborough, two stone two-story, 24x25 feet on alley between Desoto and Boquet streets. James Hardle, concrete two-story addition, 62x33 feet, on W ard street Fourteenth ward. F. White, frame two-story, 20x32 feet, on Broad street. Nineteenth ward. THE BANE STATEMENT Has a Good Effect on Railroad Shares Early Wenkneia Succeeded by Some Strength Pullman tbe Only Foil. lively Weak Feature. New Yobk, October 19. The stock market was quiet to-day, but feverish and irregular, with considerable weakness in tbe coal stocks and Grangers, while the trusts and the rest of the regular list were in the 'main' firm to strong. The opening was rather heavy, except for Cotton Oil, which was up per cent, and large purchases by a, certain broker aided in carrying the price of that stock up 1 per cent farther. The others followed slowly, but realizing by tbe traders at tbe top figures Induced some hammering by the bears, and tbe advances In the general list were all wiped out with some thing in addition before the close of the first hour. Jersey Central and Rock Island were specially weak at this juncture, the former dropped to 122 against 124 last evening, and never recovered the decline. Rock Island lost ltf to DOM. The pressure was then removed and price again rallied, and when tbe bank statement was Issued, showing an Increase in the surplus reserve, which brought it up above the legal requirement, the upward movement became accelerated. There was too little time left to establish any marked advances, and tbe closing Hgures were generally close to those of the opening. Among the specialties Pullman gave way readily, and scored a loss of 2 per cent but tho market was devoid ot other special features. Cotton Oil is up 2 per cent to-night, and Jersey Central is down a like amount, but the other changes are for Slight fractions only, with the single exception of Pullman. Tne railroad bond market was dull again, sales reaching only S449.0OO, with stagnation as the only feature. Sales of railroad bonds for tbe week were $4,357,000, against $1,008,000 last week. The following table snows tne prices oraetlve stocks on the Hew York Stock Excnange yester day. Corrected dally for Tux Dispatch by WniTKXT & STiriiENSON. oldest Pittsburg mem bers of Heir Yorx otocx Exchange, 57 Irourth ave nue: Clos ing Hid. 30K 6SM S3 Igf H 1M 89K 112X 97M IS 37 HiH 140 73 S7X 31 H 17 H2 U0!4 17 WX 75 21X 117 18 S2S iwS so IS 1IX tax 106)4 issi tna 5H 4j 19)1 18 73 Si 33K F.H 20 UX 182 23 SOX mx 24 Wi 107 19H" Wt IS 31 ttt( Open- High lnr. est. Am. Cotton On 4I 43 Atcn.. Top. A a.f..... 31K 31 H Canadian Pacific Low est 42 SUM Canada Southern Central or.NewJerser.124M 124)f I22M Central Pacific. Chesapeake & Ohio.... 2SV C. Bur. ft Qali.r.....lC,'j C Mil. & et Paul.... m a. AUi.&st P., pr....H2)4 C, KocKL AP 93 a, st l. a pitta .... C, St. L. Pitts, pt. . .. C. at. P..M.AO 33K C. A Northwestern lll) C northwestern, pr. .. . V., C, O. 4 1 75 C C O. &L, pf Col. Coat & Iron 31K Col. A-Hoexing Vat Dei.. L. & v. 142W Del. & Hudson I50g Denver & Bio a...., E.T.. Vs. iUs - 10 E.T..Vs,&Ga.lst pf. ... E.T.. Va.AOa.2dpf. tlH Illinois Central. Lake Erlo ft Western Lake Erie A West. pr,. esf Lake Shore ft it B 10SK LoulsvllieftMashvUie. sotf Mobile ft Ohio .... Mo., Kan. ft Texas Missouri Pacific 70X Mew york Central 100M h. X..V.E.&W 29! H. X.. 0. ft St. Li ISM M. X., C, ftSUL. Df. M.x.. C. 4Ht.ij.2dnf .... M.K1S. K 4J ii.-jr.. o. ft w Iiorfolka Western. rax iw 80 ios2 MX. S3K 106W 165? I06K 29 im an Norfolk Western. pf. SS! SSK SIS 73 3i 4l3 1S4 23 lis orcnern i-acinc Nortnern Paclflo cret Orekon Imnrovemem. 81f T3H " 20" 1SS 80!i 118 Oregon Transcon 3 Pacific Mall reo. Dec ft Kvans 19 Pblladel. ft Keadlnf .. UTi Pullman Palace Car...lSS Richmond ft W. P. T.. 23H Klohmond ft W.P.T.pI SO.'i St. P., Minn, ft Man.. 118 at. I, ft San Fran 8t h. ft can irran pf.. MX m 66! St.L. ft ban r. 1st of. Texas Pacific 19 Union Paclfle 64ft Wabasn Wabash preferred il Western Union ttti Wheeling ft L. . MX 65 si" UK n 19V e4)i soif sugar Trust 78 National Lead Trust. S3; Chicago uas Trust. a Philadelphia Stocks. " Closing quotations of Philadelphia stocks, fur nished by Whitney ft Stephenson, brokers, Ifo.67 Fourth avenue. Members New York Stock .Ex change. Bin. Asked. Pennsylvania Kallroad..., . 6 M)i Beading 2213-18 22 Hnftalo. Mttsbure and Western 9 Lehigh Valley S3 Lehigh Navigation , U Northern Paclfle 3ltf Northern Pacific preferred 75X oitun Stocks. Atch.ftTon..lst7s. no A.AT. LandUrHTs.lOlS Atcn. ATop.it K... 30fe Boston ft Albany.. .214 Boston ft Maine.. ...212 c. a. a a. ios Wis. Central, com... 27 AUonezMcCo K Calumet ft Hecla.,.,215 Copner Palls 9 franklin. U Huron 10 Osceola. 2X Pewablo 21 Bell Teiepnone..-..205 Boston Land SX Water Power... IX Kutern R. R ..1I1J4 eastern b. a.a ....in jriintftrereH. pro. KX Mexican Cen. com.. UH Mex.C.lstmtg.bds. C3 . y. ftfiewJCniT... 4SM Tamarack .1C8 San illego.. .......... 24 uzo.b.iiiam,com. o Old uolony. ViH The Weekly Bank Statement New Yobk, October 19. The weekly bank statement Bhows the following changes: Reserve, increase.... p, (25,3 Loans, decrease ,434,100 Specie, increase 2,635,500 Legal tenders, decrease 1.SS5.200 Deposits, decrease , 2,211,900 iircuiauon, increase i. The banks now hold $916,650 in excess of ther 25 per cent rule. - - Unsloeaa Notes. Last week was a good one for dealers in all kinds of real estate. Neaelt ail the architects are busy on plans for next year's building. Some fine houses are In contemplation. Mb. N. 8. Sloan reports the Insurance business fair for October, which is usually a quiet month in that line. A special meeting of the Sewickley Dairy Company will be held November 21, to vote for or against developing the Company's property for oil and gas. The "Western Union Telegraph Company has purchased the Georgia Pacific Railroad telegraph line from Atlanta to Greenville, lliss., a distance of COO miles. There does not seem to be any let-up In the class ot buildings being erected for wage workers without tbe aid ot architects. New foundations are made every day. Buildings of this character are going up rapidly. The new Ninth street bridge will be truss, 80 feet wide, same spans as the old one, have ten-foot sidewalks, two tracks for electric and two for vehicle traffic, no vibration and no hindrance to good roadsters. It will be com pleted early next spring. Manages Chapun.oZ the Clearing House, has prepared a statement to be submitted to the Pan-American Congress, showing; the capital and deposits of tbe 83 National banks and 39 other banks of Pittsburg and vicinity, which shows capital, $18,208,750; deposits, $82, 811.638 79. The sales of stocks on call last week were 8,035, shares, against 1,831 the previous week, distributed as follows: 1,010 Philadelphia; 25 Philadelphia Trust; 850 La Norla; 760 Pleasant Valley: 200 Bndgewater Gast 88 Central Trac tion: 80 Electric; 20 Wheeling Gas; 8 Union Bank, $2,000 Citizen Traction 6s. The new bank buildings at the head ot 25 Z3H .IMS, 1065, ' 6s (9X 112X 111H ss sen 33) 33i Ill 111 "wi iyi six si iw m Hi K '.JtWMtAtlJfttyj-JPB house on Sixth avenne is hastening to cosple tlon. When these structures are completed citizens will, for the first time in the history of Pittsburg, have a group of buildings which will attract the attention of people capable of appreciating tbe finer things in architecture. MAEKETS EY TOE. Tbe Longs Unload and Rattle Things in the Wheat Fit A Ball and Bear Fight Over the De cember Options. Chicago Trading in wheat was quite heavy to-day at a lower range of prices. Local opera tors were on the selling side at tbe opuiing,and a great deal of long wheat came on tbe market shorts covered freely, and there was a great deal done in the way of evening up trades. Borne local operators formerly on tne bull side were prominently identified on the selling side. Opinions differ greatly as to the future course of tbe market Some houses doing a foreign business are discouraging selling for the pres ent A feature of tbe nfarket was the fight be tween the bull and bear interest around 81c for December, and 83c far May. Large buying orders were on tbe market at tbe best prices, and also touching the former price several times, but few of the buying orders could be executed. The market .opened weak at 3Ko lower, declined &Ac more, held firmly at tbe close and closed steady about a lower than yesterday. A fair trade was transacted in corn. The feeling was easy early, but later became more steady. Offerings were fairly better, while de mand was confined mainly to shorts. The mar ket opened a shade under yesterday's closing prices, was easy for a time and sold off slightly, ruling steady, and closed a shade over yester day. Oats were active but weaker and lower, due to good receipts, the weakness and decline in wheat and selling by longs. There were in creased offerings and no demand of conse quence except that from shorts. Prices re ceded Hlis, and the market closed quiet and steady. Less activity manifested in pork, and the feeling was slightly easier. Prices averaged 2K5c lower, and tbe market closed quiet A firmer feeling was manifested in lard and trading was fairly active. Prices ruled 2X5 higher, and the market closed steady at outside figures. Trading In ribs was moderate. Prices ruled about 2K5c lower. The leading futures ranged as follows: Wheat No. 2. December. 81Kgsi8l 81Kc; year. 79c; May, 84K684i68Sesc. Corn No. 2, October, 8uKc; November, May, 3232c. Oats No. 2, October. 18Jc: Kovember, 185lKc; December. 18lSJilSXl3c; May. I4321a21Kc Mess Pobjc, per bbu October, $10 7548 114310 7511; November, $9 40; year, $9 50 9 25;January,f9 50ig917k " Lard, per 100 lbs. November, SS 97X 5 97; December, $5 905 92W5 flOgo ffiU; January, $5 92K- Bhobt Ribs, per 100 tts. October. $5 150 5 15g5 C7K65 07H; January. $4 804 TJiC Cash quotations were as follows: Flour steady and unchanged. No. Z spring wheat 79Kc; No. 3 spring wheat, 68g65Kc; No. 2 red, 780. No. 2 corn.30Kc No. 2 oats, 18c. No. 2 rye, 42c No. 2 barter nomlnat No.1 flaxseed. Si 27. Prime timothy seed, $116. Mess pork.perbbl.$1075110a. Lard, per 100 pounds,$6 32). Short nbs sides (loose), $5 2G 540. Receipts Flour, 21.000 barrels; wheat 97. 000 bushels: corn, 210,000 bushels; oats, 200,000 bushels; rye, 12,000 bushels; barley. 108,000 bush els. Shipments Flour, 23.000 barrels; wheat 134,000 bushels: corn. 410,000 bushels; oats, 185, 000 bushels; rye, 47,000 bushels; barley, 141,000 bushels. On the Produce Exchange to-day the but ter market was doll, weak and unchanged. EelseiSJie, LITE STOCK HaBEETS. Tbe Condition of Business at OaEaatlAsTtr Stock Yards. Ojtice orPiTTSBtrao Dispatch, l Satttsdat, October 18, 188B. J Cattle Receipts, 440 head; shipment, 430 head; market nothing doing, all through consignments; 10 cars of cattle shipped to New York to-day. y, Hoas Receipts. 3,300 head: shipments. 3,800 head; market slow: heavy and medium Phila delphia, $4 501 60: best Yorkers, $4 4504 0; common Yorkers, $4 354 40; 8 cars' of hogs shipped to New York to-day. Bhexf Receipts, 200 bead; shipment, L200 head; market closing dull and prospects lower; prime, $4 5004 70; fair to good, $4 0084 25; common, $2 0063 00; lambs, $4 O0S5 75. THE LETTER G SAVED IT. The Destruction of a Cotton Factory Pre vented by a BXaaosIc Emblem. Savannah Kews.l An interesting incident is fold at Jewell's about the letter "Q," and how it saved a cotton factory. It was in the brimstone days of 1864, when Sherman was making Rome howl in Georiga. His men rode up to this factory, listened for a minute to the hum of its spindles, glanced at Mr. Jewell, the elder, who was standing at the door, and, -in obedience to their commander, started to fire the building. At this instant Mr. Jewell poiuted to the tower oa which the Masonic sign "G" was printed in very large tpye. The leader cried out to his men, "Hold a minute!" and then, began to exchange signs with the factory owner. Finding that the latter was a true Mason, he made his men march onward to other spoils. 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Kerrous Dtbiitty, Loo dT.hdlflTOTcredMiTip!onic.'uisnfftircnrftwWcii ft. ?L 111 ..s rt,l. VtlVff tnVhfunM. Address.J.H. REEVES, P.O. Box SBO.Heir York dry. 0C19-S3-TTS3U v NeYuTKnofituFuil, Tarrant's Extract of Cttbebs and, Copaiba, the best remedy for all dis eases ox tne urinary or gans. Its portable form, freedom from taste and speedy action (frequently curing in three or four days and always in less time than any other pre; paration), make "Tar rant's Extract" the most desirable remedy ever maaafaetnred. All (ten b- ine has red itrin across faes of label, with tie- nature of Tan-ant A Co New York, ncos ft. ssssssssssssssssssVI'' 4jgSjj JKHLHI.tiimt'mwm r twm -y i.-CT-'f-t- S0UTHSIDE WTm Matters of General Interest Happl ing Across the Monongahela. LATEST NEAR-TOWN GOSSIP.! For manr reasons it was a notable inter- s .I. .r hs ribu huA Trllh "if r. KamMl H. Crawford. In the first Dlace Hr. Craw ford is well-known la both PMtsburgaad $-1 the Sonthside. He is now, and has beea fe g several years, living at No. 240,BrowBsvilIa avenue, Southside. The interview & notable in the second case for tie remark able experience it describes. Mr. Crawford's! fast-failing health had convinced, him and his friends that he would have to give ap entirely the duties which engaged him bi , thft merrantili lfne "You see," he explained, "I was sfeadiljr ;i and conBtantlv losin? in uesaaaa nfearui. t In a few months I had fallen away over 3K rounds. Mv annetite failed me. I could ' .-. .T V.. tar VnrV nn(U ?.. r .if: t i .:,. T a!J t JvM np feeling more tired and miserable thaa when I went to bed at night I dreadd tie slightest exertion, didn't feel like seeing or'. talkinir to nnvbodv. I was servsas. weak, A irritable and despondent Ceald bly manage to get through say wewc it seeeefly as if I did not have strength enough to Hve. SEXf4 lillf MsssssssssH f iiM a i lit p k Mr. SamwH Crawford, Avemte. S. Crawford. 3U Browmvmt z-M "How did it commence? Wril.MMNrM:; I can iudge it was about two or three veaM j ago. X got my feet wet and caught a eeMZ This continued on into what seemed to fee a succession of colds. Mr head eot te continually affected. My- eves bocamt Urn' and waterv. They were so weak ftt;i,-j could scarcely see to read. ; "I soon realized that this easarraaT trouble was extending, and it baa heea within the past year that I bega ta perience its constitutional eieet, ami see as my friends could that I was fas going down. I sufiered froa eestfaBai pains in the head sometimes tfaey wars dull cains over mv eves. socaetiBsee sfcao pains in the back part of ay head. Tbn4; was a difficulty ia bfeathiDK, sad a sMe weight and oppression on ny okest. Mgr7T appetite was gone. WaatritUeJ. dM ? seemed to lay on ay stosaaea and eamsed'sr feeling of nausea. Gradually tha tewsMe extended to ay heart awl hmmL ' until I was ia a vary tlaagat ous condition. Jfy heart raM Mai rapidly and then the palpitatiea vstM, suddenly cease, and then there wnwlsl k& slow, irregular beating, accompanied fcf a JajtV ing of faintiag. If X would tteoa rer ml raise no Suddenly. I would be M sMrflMfl . would have to hold oa. to wiiatilawitMsaf ' port. "As I said, the trouble finally : lunirs and resulted in xa v bavtec se bemorrhaees. I was verv macfe' I this terrible symptom ia my disease,; everywnere to get rener. xweat w ies aad Coasalted phvsiciang. Thar PMMalMm ttgr" MgsBjt BMtjMaa ' ''alM' ... j J naa consumption ami advised sw to f .; warm climate at once. I took any n aUty af . medicine, and did everything I was ad Usui Sa do,butitwas ot noose. I cooid gtMreik4 I kept steadily getting weaker aid watts, I - reaaintne papers oi tne wore taatWM done byDrs. Copeland fc Blair. I weaj see them. Their charges seemed toax? nomlnat they were so low. x an eta. unaer sneir care. "WelLln the first stzweekslRateedS ana improved steadily in every wr i . more nemerraage irom my iai tite returned. I got soaa nights oi sleep, aad woke a l mornlBg feeling rested aad ttrosK, Jay ems 1 came strong again. Tbe palBltattea ofLi heart ceased. I have no more pates Si bead. In fact X feel now stroag aad w where I never expected to recover, aad 1 1 very grate (al to tee doctors for ay resfetatfi I make this statement because 1. feeitasU. Jt due to them, asd 1 flnffly believe tiar.-a doinzaereatworkhere." " Mr. Crawford resides, as stated, at : urownsviue avenue, ahd is preetaea 1 burg's BiercaaMle eofflssBBitr,! Hi view can be easily verifled. Additional Evldeaea by MaH. A short time ago Mr. JoauWrartt, at oago junction, u., ptacea ataseti ment by mall withers. Copelaad writing aoout cis traaoie no saia: "Two years ago I was ill with laagr fever never folly recoverea xrom it. I sleeo at niebt. Thomacus would iato my throat, and I would wake ap thoaeal was choline. Lanra tea coaefroamyBostriiawBeoeverlaseday: kerchief. They would often be streaked blood. My eyes were affected aad wars tinually rnnninga watery sabttaaaevi X unable to attend to my aattes, teeitag' ana urea ail tne time, aoaaaaaea and ringing noises in my ears. Qi coMced I was becoming deaf. I wt dizzy spells and ray memory failed ate, pains In my chest and had aa apsettta. "A. short time alter I oomseneed with Drs. Copeland 4 Blair X aotue nrovemeat. The droppiag h ay throat ; m v eoneh and the Dftins la aveaaatlatt can now sleeo and eatweH. The marts a great surprise to me. aa I bid givea af nope ox erer getuag weii agaio." About tbe middle ot last Hay. Mfea Liiak J. Forker, oi zw Aron stseec, jaeaaTtna, nc nlaced herself under treatment bv matt waa Drs. Copelaad 4 Blair. In stating bar ease sr letter Just previous to tae oata aaeva tloned, see coopnisra ot nernma followed hr soella of vomitiBBV w compel her to lie in. bed for M a sate, which she would be completely wen eat. I pain in the breast, exteaaiag ta shoulder blades, aad followed by stomach and sMe. On June 9 she wrote I "Yoarmsniaias il Ing me good. 1 do not feel sw tifaaV aasli head has only ached twice, aad that was tan by a fresh cold I caught" , j On July z her letter sutea taat aaawaaJM ing very well. August 38 she wrote: "Ifeelqaiteb a zerent woman xrom tne oae x waa waaa x Tnpnrf) vosr tre&tsent.t Some time ago Mr. M. C. WUsea, of burg, Pa pJicea nimseu uaaer tr mail with Drs. Copelaad A Blair. hi ease bv letter early in Jalr. aa of a full, heavy fesltog ia hU bead eyes, a bad taste in the mouth, eeaal raisins- nhljra. dimness of nabLsas in tbe chest, with a tight, aincaed fmtait aad soreness in tae inncs ana a m urn rondltlna of tha UmbS. JnlT ha wrote: "X am IsBareriasr feel ever so aacb better taaa 1 bare ia August is he wrote: "xieesutiea int. from tee oae I war whea I vrmr treatment, aad I ffl QKe wffla short stateaeat or what year treatmsaa 4m... unA aiinnTrl hA m&jlA la thnfiimaw DOCTORS Are located permanently at . 66 SIXTH AVENUE. Where they treat wrtfe taeeess A Office hours f.toll A. H.; 2 tsir. Jlj p. H. (Saaaay laeiaaaai. Bpeililstea OATAKItl i&wm XASBB of tae fits, IiUNSe. CntunlHMiwi.H. Di8. QOFMLAXB w WsaWW taPaa mM&sW I bad - j aver SMI wwaataa '-? i 3f.? ' V; ft SVseiS.'ii' ,a i-; . BE&amSsXE!