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Los Angeles, Sept. 3.
The August number of the- Rand-Mc-
Nally Bankers' Monthly contains an arti
cle by Hon. James H. Eckels, Comptroller
of the Currency, on bank consolidations, ln
which he expresses himself unhesitatingly
ln favor of the tendency toward bank con
solidation, which has been developing dur
ing the past six months. "I am convinced,"
he says, "that there Is not an Important
city ln the country but would be strength
ened in all Its interests by bank consolida
tions. Within the past few months they
have occurred in New York, St. Louis and
Kansas City. The example thus set could
well be followed elsewhere. It ought to be.
The truth Is, that many commercial banks
in recent years have drifted away from
legitimate commercial banking for the rea
son that they have found themselves con
fronted with so-called commercial banks
born outside of any apparent commercial
needs. They have been compelled through
Blvlng free exchange and payments of
large interest on deposits to look to other
means of meeting expenses and earning
dividends. Tho channel Into which they
have thus either drifted or have been
driven has been a dangerous and ln many
cases a disastrous one. It Is to the end
that conservatism may be restored and
'legitimate and continuing earning capac
ity to bank stocks be brought about that
shareholders should seek whenever neccs
stty requires it the strengthening oC the
bnnks ln which they have holdings by
union with others. In- such a plan would
be found greater safety to all, better bank
ing methods, fewer bank failures, steadier
dividends and less assessments upon bank
♦ ♦ ♦
Municipal Insurance of
against loss of employment has been dis
continued by the city council of
Zurich, Switzerland, after a fair trial,
on account of the unsatisfactory re
sults. The plan adopted by the coun
cil was modeled on that Introduced
by the canton of St. Gaul. The insur
ance was compulsory, and Indemnities
ranging from 3(1 to 48 cents a day were
furnished at rates ranging from 3 to 6 cents
a week. It was found that the plan en
couraged Idleness: the workingmen them
selves, especially those of the skilled class,
objected to the compulsory feature, and
the premiums of the improvident were al
ways In arrears In addition to these un
satisfactory features the plan was not a
success financially, as the premiums re
ceived did not amount to one-half of the
indemnities paid.
♦ ♦ ♦
The American Agriculturist says: "An
other short crop this year will he potatoes.
It Is not possible for the crop to reach
200,000.000 bushels this year, compared with
256,000,000 bushels last year and 300.000,000
bushels two years ago. Farmers are get
ting nearly twice as much for their early
potatoes now as they did last year."
♦ ♦ ♦
Window glass has gone up 7 per cent in
price to the public. The Jobbers' Associa
tion met at Chicago Wednesday and were
officially informed by the manufacturers'
combination, which was completed in the
same city, on Tuesday, that the price to
them was raised 5 per cent. The jobbers
promptly raised this 2 per cent, asserting
that the 5 per cent advance did not restore
to them the proper margin of profit. The
new rates of discount under the increase
are 60 and 20 per cent. The increase affects
all grades of window glass.
♦ + ->
The operations of the San Francisco
Clearing House for the first eight months
of the year compare as follows:
1596. 1697.
January J56.451.993 $55,916,432
February 53.371,343 44.906,405
March 56.555.653 55,003.425
April 56.350.556 58,406.840
May 55,009,729 68,836,896
June 54.997.742 56,537,213
July 54.525,646 61,119,030
August 53.605.617 69.803,362
Total $440,932,209 $455,528,633
The amount required to settle balances
last month was 18,289,184, against $7,549,170
for the same, month last year. Balances for
the past eight months were $60,259,909,
against $61,225,120 In 1896.
♦ ♦ ♦
United States Leather Company people
are talking very bullish on the leather
situation and predicting a shortage ln leath
er. This talk is believed to foreshadow
an early advance In leather, and the trade
Is prepared to see a 2 to 3-eent advance In
certain grades'. United States Company
people believe thnt there will be consider
able excitement In the leather market be
fore long, and that it will be due to a
leather shortage. They claim that their
tanneries have been running on short time
for a long time, many of them having been
closed down entirely for months, and that
the company has produced no more than
60 per cent of its usual union leather out
put, that its hemlock output has also been
considerably curtailed, and that as a re
sult of this any great demand for leather
will run the trade Into a leather shortage.
—Boston News Bureau.
■f ♦ ♦
The Chicago Timberman gives the follow
ing summary of the year's lumber exports
from all the United States ports: "The
quantity of our exports or forest products
for the year ending June 30, 1897, as com
pared with those of the year ending June
30, 1887, shows an increase of slightly over
100 per cent., and as compared with the
average for the live years beglnningVune
30, 1886, shows an Increase of a fraction less
than 60 per cent. The total value of our ex
ports of domestic forest and lumber prod
ucts for the year ending June 30, 1597, as
compared with the previous twelve months,
was $39,624,800, against $31,947,108, or an in
crease of over 24 per cent. Our lumber ex
ports to the United Kingdom for the years
ending June 30, 1896 and 1897, have been—
total, 1596, $7,920,458; 1897, $11,580,663. During
the year ending June 30, 1897, we furnished
the republic of Mexico with lumber to the
value of $2,181,098, against a value of $1,611,
--477 for the preceding twelve months, an In
crease of over 35 per cent."
♦ ♦ ♦
Tho forthcoming annual report of the
bureau of statistics, says a Washington
dispatch, will show the total valuation of
the Imports and domestic exports of the
United States by countries for the year
ended June 30, 1597. The largest trade was
done with Great Britain, the imports
aggregating $167,947,820 and the exports
$478,448,692. The next In volume was with
Germany, the imports being $110,210,614
and the exports $123,764,463. France is
third In the list, with imports amounting
to $07,530,231 and exports 166,287,681. The
trade wdth other European countries is
stated to have been aa follows: The
Netherlands, imports, $12,824,126; exports,
$50,362,116. Belgium. Imports. $11,082,414; ex
ports. $32,600,024. Italy, imports. $19,007,352;
exports, $21,317,761. Spain, imports, $3,631,
--973; exports, $10,369,911. Switzerland, im
ports, $13,849,782: exports, $70,328. Austria-
Hungary, Imports, $8,158,328; exports, $3,759,
--700. Denmark, lm-ports, $356,355; exports,
t10.159,453. The imports from the Dominion
of Canada during the year amounted to
$40,309,387 and the exports $58,466,048. The
imports from Mexico amounted to $18,511,
--572 and the exports aggregated $22,726,496.
The Imports from Japan amounted to $24,
--009,756 and the exports $19,233,970. The im
ports from China reached a total of $20,
--103.862 and the exports aggregated $11,916,
---SSS. The percentage of the trade of the
United States with foreign countries dur
ing the last year Is given in part as fol
lows: Great Britain, imports, 1.96; ex
ports, 45.97. Germany, imports, 14.57; ex
ports, 11.91. France, Imports, 8.84; exports,
5.15. British North America, Imports, 5.33;
exports, 6.22. Brazil, Imports, 9.03; ex
ports, 1.18. Japan, Imports, 3.14; exports,
1.26. China, imports, 2.67: exports, 1.13.
These pc rcentages, as compared with those
for 1896, show a small increase in the im
ports from Gnat Britain, while the per-
centage of exports remains the same. The
imports from Germany show ani increase
of nearly 2.50 per cent. There was also a
slight increase In the exports. The im
ports from British North America in
creased from 5.29 per cent to 5.33, while the
exports decreased from G. 92 to 6.28. The
imports from Japan decreased from 3.20 per
cent to 3.11 and the exports increased from
.87 to 1,26. About the same changes in out
trade with China are noted.
♦ ♦ ♦
Judge Achcson, sitting ln the United
States circuit court at Pittsburg, has held
the Pennsylvania alien tax law unconsti
tutional in the case of Praser vs. the Mc-
Con-way and Torley company. This law
provides that all persons, firms, associa
tions or corporations employing one or
more foreign-born unnaturalized male per
sons over 21 years of age shall be taxed 3
cents per day for each.
♦ ♦ 4
Bradstreet's of the 28th ult. says last
Saturday's clearing house statement
showed comparatively small changes,
though there was a further expansion of
$3,447,000 In loans. The deposits also in
creased $5,107,000, while legal tenders were
(1,628,000 larger, this latter item being some
what contrary to expectations. The sur
plus- reserve increased 1870,000, being $39,
--753,-150.' At the corresponding period last
year the surplus was $9,272,050, against
537,560,(175 in 1895.
-f- ♦ ♦
Duties on Imports.—The custom house
receipts for duties on imports at San Fran
cisco for the month of August and for the
first eight months of the year compare as
For January 1 to
August. Augusts!.
1393 $623,900 $4,847,800
1*94 1192,300 3,907,500
18115 521,400 3,662,900
1896.. i 419,501) 3,433,500
1*97 231,371 3,508,295
♦ ♦ ♦
The branch banking house of George
Arthur Rice & Co.. at Eureka, Utah, has
closed. Liabilities are supposed to be about
♦ ♦ ♦
The People's Savings bank of Mount
Pleasant, Mich., has closed Its doors. Ac
cording to the last statement, made ln Jan
uary, the capital stock of the bank was
$100,000, with $90,000,000 in deposits. George
1-1. Newell is president and C. A. Carnahon
Tho Wellsborough. Pa., National bank
has merged its business with that of the
First National bank of the same place. The
consolidated institution, which remains
under the title of the First National has
deposits amounting to $750,000, a capital of
J125.090 and a surplus of $125,000, with $30,
--000 undivided profits.
Mmmg 1 Stock Quotations
Following are today's quotations of the
Los Angeles Mining and Stock Exchange:
Name of stock— Bid, Asked, Sales.
Wedge 21 30
Rand Mountain 1% 2 2000© 1%
F'acliic Con 1% 1% 7000© VA
Magganetta 2% 2% 1000© 24
1000® 2%
East Amargosa VA 1%
Gold Bug 1% 1% 2000® 1%
Lucky Star 1 114
Unlisted Active-
Portland 60
Little Butte 23 27
Val Verde 2
Amargosa 20 22 100W21
Sunset 6'i 6% BOO®
6000© 6%
Ivy group 13% 16
Mohawk-Acton I' 4 14000© 1%
Cavil G.M.&M.C0.... VA Wi 3000© VA
Financial Publishing company, Alameda;
-17500, subscribed $42(10.
Rend Colony Irrigation company, Te
hama county; $18,000. subscribed $3650.
Macondray Brothers and com
pany, San Francisco; $25,000, subscribed
Dun & Co.'s Review
NEW YORK, «ept. 3.— R. G. Dun & Cos.
weekly review of trade will say tomorrow:
Failures during August were ln number
not 17 per cent less than ih August, 1896, but
In amount of liabilities 70.S per cent smaller.
July and August show a larger average
of liabilities per failure than have ever
been known in any year, or even In a quar
ter, of the twenty-three years R. G. Dun
& Co. have kept quarterly records. The
Improvement Is also well distributed, ex
tending to nearly every important branch
of business, but In clothing, jewelry and
unclassified trading only two months of the
past forty-seven have shown smaller fail
ures; In general stores and furniture, only
three; ln groceries, hats and Iron manu
facture, only four; in chemical maunfac
tura, only live, and in clothing manufac
tures, only six months of the forty-seven.
The ratio of defaulted liabilities to pay
ments at clearing houses has been smaller
In July and August than ln any other
month since early ln 1893. August was the
first month in which the dally average of
settlements through clearing houses ex
ceeded materially that of the correspond
ing month of 1892, the excess at the princi
pal cities being 12.3 per cent. Nor Is this
due. as might be supposed, to activity In
stock speculation, for the stock exchange
clearing house now disposes of a very large
share of transactions so that they affeel
bank exchanges far less than five years
ago. Wheat continued Its reaction until
it had fallen 4 cents more, but then rose
3 cents with the first revival of foreign
buying. Western receipts are very large,
though not quite as large as a year ago.
hut Atlantic exports. Hour included, ros-c
to 5,534,758 bushels for the week, against
2,175,451 last year. The estimates which
command confidence still Indicate a yield
of 550,009,000 to 530,000,000 bushels of winter
wheat, turning out so much beyond exp( c
tations as to balance much of the loss In
spring wheat. Foreign accounts do not
Improve, and unless much more deceptive
than usual the demand for American win at
will I'ar exceed the quantity which can be
spared. The improvement in the iron and
steel industry gains momentum and a fur
ther advance in prices makes 4.5 per cent
from the lowest average. August 12th. The
demand inert-used for sheets and plates,
and especially for bridge and shipbuild
ing, including 10,000 tons at Philadelphia in
structural work, of which It Is said that
20,000 tons have been placed at Chicago.
For bars, and especially wire and wire
nails ,a demand is heavy and all have ad
vanced an. average of $1 per ton. Southern
and western dealers have united to ad
vance prices of pig 25 cents. Bessemer at
Pittsburg has risen 10 cents and eastern
markets are stronger. The demand for
cars is pressing aud work for railways
increases. The first shipment of steel rail-
from this country to Australia was 2000
tons by the Lackawanna company. Tin is
still slightly lower at 13.65. but heavy ex
ports, said to cover 16,000,000 pounds for the
next three months, sustain copper at V\V*
cents, and lead is strong at 4.10 cents. Boot
and shoe shipments, not quite 5 per cent
smaller than last .year in August, nor 4
per cent smaller than In 1895, were 7% per
cent smaller than in but were a little
larger than in 1892. Buying Is stilt mostly
for Immediate necessity, but is sufficient to
keep works well employed.
Failures for the past week have been 191
In the United States, against 334 last year,
and 25, against 31. In Canada.
Bradstreet's Report
NEW YORK, Sept. 3.—Bradstreet's to
morrow will say: Previous activity lit all
lines of trade is maintained. Some whole
sale merchants, at Western centers report
the largest volume of August trade on
record. There has been an increase in the
consumption of cotton by southern mills.
Western iron and steel mills have orders
to keep them busy until Jan. Ist. In the
central western states the bituminous coal
strike litis hatl a further depressing effect
upon the general Industrial situation. At
the northwest some commercial houses
have had to work over-time to meet the
demand for goods, and the warm weather
is reported to have practically assured
the Indian corn crop. On the Pacific coast
wheat exports have been slacked by Ina
bility to secure crews for vessels. Mercan
tile collections have greatly improved in
some sections. Last week's general and
unprecedented expansion of prices for
staples is continued. Wool, cotton and
woolen goods, hides, leather, white pine
lumber, sashes and doors, iron and steel
bars, billets and rods l ,, wire nails, barbed
wire and southern foundry Iron, wheat,
lard and flour have advanced and higher
prices are expected for boots and shoes.
Lower prices are recorded for cotton,
wheat, flour and coffee, while those for
oats. pork, print cloths, petroleum and
cdal are unchanged. The week's exports of
wheat are the largest, with two exceptions,
the second week of September and the
fourth week of August, 1891. Total ship
ments amount to 6.268.247 bushels, against
5,149.653 bushels last week, 3,369.8(13 bushels
last year, 2.260,261 btlshels in 1895, 3.207,309
bushels in IS9I and 4.902.000 bushels In 1893.
There are only 196 business failures re
ported throughout the United States this
week, against 210 last, 336 In the week a
year ago, 184 two years ago, 207 three
years ago and 379 in the like week of 1893.
There are 30 business failures reported
from Canada this week. Last week the
total was 39 and a year ago it was 30.
Bradstreet's review of the stock market
will say: Stock prices have continued to
advance this week, and the trading has
been on an exceedingly large scale. The
market has been at times excited, and
while manipulation by bull leaders and
cliques is apparent, tihere has' also been n
growth of public participation. The mar
ket was influenced by denials that there
is any widespread or serious damage to
spring wheat and by reports minimizing
the effects of frost In the corn belt. The
western railroads are stated to be over
burdened with grain freight, and the bus
iness has spread to the trunk line roads
and those of the south and southwest. The
improvement in the iron trade Is consid
ered a most important factor for the rail
roads, while the expected settlement of the
soft-coal miners' strike will remove the
only disturbing circumstance of Import
ance. Railroad earnings, almost without
exception, show large increases Most of
the speculative movements which have
been based on reports as to the probable
or possible Increase of dividends, or the
payment of them by companies which have
not heretofore yielded a return upon their
stocks. Low-priced securities have been
the object of considerable attention and
some buyln'f. On Friday the market was
active, strong and excited under the lead
of St. Paul and the granger stocks gener
What Was Done Yesterday on Wall
NEW YORK, Sept. 3.—Today's market
was more regular than that of yester
day, the notable advances not being so
pulpably manipulated and the concurrent
profit-taking in other stocks not being on
so large a scale. The market throughout
was stronger and the average level of
prices raised further than yesterday. Thers
was a decrease of activity in Industrial
stocks, and the dealings in standard rail
way shares were largely augmented, the
buying through commission houses being
confident and on a lrge scale. The volume
of trading in the Vanderbilt group, which
had such a conspicuous part In yesterday's
market, showed a considerable falling off,
but they retained the sharp gains made
yesterday, and closed tonight higher. Sugar
moved up and down in a feverish and
erratic manner over a range of five points,
a new high record at 159%, and as low as
14(1%. Many stocks that have been under
stress of profit-taking moved up today.
This was notably true of the internation
als. Union Pacific, on the report that the
government would oppose the foreclosure
sale on which Is based the reorganiza
tion, lost a fraction. London prices for
Americans were higher, and London
bought about 10,000 shares here for bal
ance. The aggregate sales of all stocks
approximated 700,000 shares. Bonds were
active and higher. The total sales were
$3,500.000. United States registered 4's sold
at 112*4: 4's coupon at 126, and coupon s's
at 114%. Total sales, $25,000.
It was evident from the action of to
day's wheat market that the bull eleme nt
Is still lacking in aggressive courage. They
had the market In their grasp all the
morning, except for a weak spot at tho
opening, but threw up their hands ln the
last hour, despite tho fact that exporters
picked up about sixty loads of wheat at
New York and out-ports. The Chicago
pool, after giving the market some assist
ance early in the day, mysteriously with
drew its support. December had been car
ried up to 98%, when a storm of selling
orders struck the market, bearing it down
to 96%, from whence It rallied to 97 at the
close. Sellers were aided by cables, par
ticularly the French markets, which, al
though opening steadier than expected,
weakened sharply during the day, and
closed 30 to 35 points off on wheat and 70
points lower on flour. The Liverpool de
cline was 1%1?1% for the day, after having
at one time been 1%*J1% lower than last
night. Foreign houses had fair orders on
the buying side, but also sold rather freely
around the opening. Seaboard clearances
of wheat were again heavy today from all
ports. The total this week, according to
official exchange reports. Is already a mil
lon bushels ahead of the same period one
week ago. Included among the shipments
from New York was a steamer from
France, carrying 140.000 bushels, this be
ing the second largest shipment of the
kind this year. Baltimore and Newport
News were among the heaviest out-port
shippers. Taking wheat and flour, total
clearances this week have easily reached
5,099.000 bushels. Final prices for the day
.were 1%f(2% under last night's figures.
The total range was from 9G%5j95%. Future
sales, 2,7u5,000 bushels.
Closing Stocks
NEW YORK. Sept. 3.-The following
are the closing stock quotations:
Atchison 15% Rock Island 92
do pfd 34 St L& S F 6%
Baltimore &O. 16% do pfd 14
Canada Pac... — St Paui 98%
Canada South.. 58% do pfd 145%
Central Pac... 13% St Paul & 0 80%
Ches & 0hi0... 26% do pfd 144%
Chicago & A...169% St P M & M 122
C B&Q 98% Southern Pac... 22
C& I E 50 So Railway 11%
C C C& St L.. 39% do pfd 36%
do pfd 86 Texas ft Pacific. 14%
Del ft Hudson., 119% Union Pacific... 17%
Ii I. & W 159 U P D & G 5%
O& R G 13V4 Wabash S%
do pfd 48% do pfd 22%
Eric (new) 17% W&LE 2%
do Ist pfd.. 43% do pfd 11%
Fort Wayne...l72 Adams Express.lss
Great N pfd...139 American Ex....115%
Hocking Val... 6 v s Express 43
Illinois Cen....108% Wells-Fargo ....los
L E & W 22 Am Cotton 0i1... 25%
do pfd 76% do pfd 78%
Lake 5h0re....177% Am Spirits 14%
Louis* Nash.. 63% do pfd 33
Manhattan L..106% Am Tobacco 95
Met Traction..l2l% do pfd 113%
Michigan Cen..loß Chicago Gas 104%
Minn &St I. 28 Con Gas 195%
do Ist pfd.. SA'j Com (table C 0...175
Missouri Pac. 38% Col V ft 1 26
Mobile ft Ohio. 31% do pfd 72
MKI&T 15% Gen'l Electric... 88%
do pfd 30 Illinois Steel 48
N A & Chicago 12 La Clede Gas.... 48%
do pfd 36% Lead 88%
N J Central.... 95% do pfd 106
N V Central...llo% Nat Linseed Oil. 21
N V C ft. St L.. 17 Ore Imp Co —
do lstpfld... SO Paciflo Mall 37%
do 2d pfd... 40 Pullman Palacc.lßo
Norfolk West.. 11' i Silver Cert 52%
N Am Co 5% Standard RAT. 7%
Northern Pac. 17% Sugar 154%
do pfd 50% do pfd 117%
Northwestern. 126 T C & 1 32%
do pfd 164 U S Leather 9%
Ontario ft W... 17% do pfd 70%
O R & N 35 US Rubber 19%
Ore Short Line 22 do pfd 69%
Plttshug 169 Western Union.. 95%
Reading 27% Chicago & GW. 17%
Bond List
NEW YORK. Sept. 3.—The following
were the closing quotations on bonds to
U S n 4s reg. ...120% N J C 5s 112%
U S n 4s c0up...126 N Carolina 65....126
U S 4s 111% N Carolina 65....104%
US 4s coup 118% North Tac 15t5..120%
do 2ds 9S North Pac 35.... 60
US 5s reg 111% North Pnc 45.... 92%
II S 5s c0up....114% N V C & St L 15..107
District 3 655.. — Nor ft W (Is 123%
Ala Class A. ...107% ,N W consols... .144
Ala Class 8... .104 N W deb 5s 116%
Ala Class C... 98 O Nay' lsts 112%
Ala Currency.. 98 O Nay 4s 90%
Atchison 4s 88% O S Line 6s 117%
Atchison ad 4s. 59% O S Line 5s 92%
Can South 2d5,109 O Imp lsts 101%
Can Racists... — O Imp 5s 40
C ft N P tr ss. 45% Pacific 6s of '95..102
C & Ohio 55...112 ReaiWng 4s 86%
C H & D 4%5...104% R G W lsts 80%
D ft R G 15t5...110% St L & T M con 5s SB%
D&R G4s ss% ,st L& S F gen 65115%
East Term lsts.loß% ,St P Con 140
Eric gen 4s 72% St PC & P lsts.
F Wft D lsts,. 71% St PC & P 55....114%
Gen'l Elec 55..100 S Carolina n-f.. %
Q II & SAGs..los Bo Railway 65..., 96
G II ft S A 2d5.10() S R ft T6s 68
H ft T C 55....109% Term n set 35.... 85
II ft T C 65....106 Tex Pac L G lsts 96%
lowa Cists 69% Tex Pac reg 2ds. 33%
Kan P C0n.... 93 Union Pac 15t5..101%
X P Ist (D D). 113% UPD ft Gists.. 45%
T.a n consols 4s. 9(1 Wabash Ist ss. ..107%
L ft N Un 45.. 85 Wabash 2ds 80%
Missouri 65*....100 West Shore 45..108%
M X ft T 2d5... 63%. Va Centuries 67%
M X ft T4s 87 Va deferred 4
N V Cen lsts..US
Mining Stocks
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 3.—The official
closing quotations for mining stocks today
were as follows:
Alta. 11 Julia 4
Alpha Con 23 Justice 18
Andes 21 Kentuck Con 7
Belcher 46 L Wash Con -
Belle Isle — Mexican 54
Best & Belcher. 82 Mt. Diablo —
Bodie Con — Mono —
Bulwer Con — Standard 190
Bullion 12 Occidental C0n...."250
Caledonia 29 Ophir 77
Challenge Con... 49 Overman 19
Chollar 79 Potosl 41
Confidence 115 Savage 52
Con Cal &Va 160 Scorpion 5
Con Imperial.... 1 Sierra Nevada 71
Con New York... — Silver Hill 3
Crown roint 37 Pllver King —
Exchcfltter 6 Union Con 46
Gould & Curry.. 59 Utah Con 25
Hale & Norcross 105 Yellow Jacket 42
European Markets
NEW YORK, Sept. 3.—The Evening
Post's London- financial cablegram says:
The stock markets were steady today, the
only feature being the buoyancy of Amer
icans, which are exciting increased atten
tion. The stimulus comes from New York,
but notwithstanding tho continued selling
here, a stettdy stream of buying also goes
on. To the onlooker the position of Amer
ica Is very Interesting. A constant ques
tion among city men, and which in a sense
wiil give a clue to the position, "Is the pub
lic here once again going to Step in at the
last and relieve the United States of stocks
at boom prices?" It Is generally believed
here that the rise will go still further, but
speculators certainly show much caution.
Prices closed tlrm at the best. Amid cheers,
Milwaukee has just been dealt ln at over
par. The New York buying today was
very large. The discount market here to
day shows an easier tone. It was rumored
that Japan had released some of its de
posit money, but this is not true. The
Paris bourse was firm antl the Berlin mar
ket was quiet after dullness.
Money Quotations
NEW YORK, Sept. 3.—Money on call easy
at 1%@2 per cent; last loan. 2; closed, I%®
2 per cent; prime mercantile paper, 3%5/4
per cent; sterling exchange, strong, with
actual business in bankers' bills at 4.85%
5/4.86% for demand and at 4.83%54.54 for
sixty days; posted rates, 4.84%574.85% and
4.86%®4,87; commercial bills, 4.82%; sliver
certificates, 52%.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3.—Drafts,
sight, 5; telegraphic, 7%.
LONDON, Sept. 3.—Consols, 111%.
Silver Bullion
NEW YORK, Sept. 3.—Bar silver, 52;
Mexican dollars. 41%.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3.—Bar silver,
31%; Mexican efsllars, 42%5/42%.
LONDON, Sept. 3.—Bar silver, 24d.
Boston Quotations
BOSTON, Sept. 3.—Atchison. 15%; Bell
Telephone, 255; C. B. and Q., 98%; Mexican
Central, 6%.
Yesterday's Transactions on the Board
of Trade
CHICAGO, Sept. B.—Wheat started weak.
The opening prices at Liverpool were at a
decline of l%d and the start here was in
accordance with the bearishness denoted
at the English market. December was
offered at the opening of the market at 93
5/93%, or 15f1%c under yesterday's close.
The bulk of tho first transactions were at
from 93% to 93%, nnd fluctuations were
close around the opening ligures for three
or four minutes. Following that for half
an hour there was a gradual Improvement
until 94%, or within %c of yesterday's clos
ing price, was reached. A dispatch from.
New York reporting 470,000 bushels of
wheat taken for export was given as the
reason for the firmness shown In the re
covery. The very slight addition to the
contract wheat here, out of 278 cars in
spected Into store since yesterday morning,
was perhaps In the minds of speculators.
Only six cars were contract, and of these
five were No. 2 spring, a grade that cannot
he delivered on contracts made today for
any delivery beyond the present monih.
The advance reached 94% and then lc of it
was dropped in a few minutes, 93% being
the next stage of the fluctuations; then up
again to 94% In an equally sudden manner
and back oi c more—slowly this time—to
93%. The fluctuations, although sudden,
were not accompanied by much trading.
Scalpers were startled by the sudden
change-s and withdrew from the market,
and their absence added to the difficulty
commission houses experienced in finding
buyers or sellers when they had orders to
execute. New York wired early In the
day that the foreign demand was renewed
and fifteen loads taken by 10 o'clock. The
Atlantic port clearances of wheat and flour
were once more very heavy, the total being
866,000 bushels in wheat and flour. 681,700
bushels of It being ln the shape of wheat.
The market became very weak near the
close, and while the scalpers would not
touch it earlier in the day. except in the
most timid and gingerly manner, they
quickly caught on to the fact that it was
not being adequately supported near the
end ami sold freely. December declined
to 92% and closed at 92%. The closing
cables bad much to do with the weakness
displayed late in the session. Liverpool
closing [email protected]%d lower and Paris the equiva
lent of %5/l%c. Antwerp was unchanged.
Trade hi corn was less active and, the vol
ume of business much smaller. The mar
ket eased off near the close. At the open
ing the oats market was weak In common
with corn. This feeling was changed to
firmness later, only to grow weak again
toward the close. Trade, was quite active
In provisions during the early part of the
day. Later the demand became more ac
tive and', an improvement followed which
was lost when wheat and corn went down.
The leading futures closed as follows:
Wheal, No. 2—
September 93%
December (new) 92%
May " 93%
Corn, No. 2—
September 30%
December 32%
May 36%
Oats, No. 2—
September 19
December 20%@20%
May 23 5j23%
Cash quotations were as follows:
Flour, barely steady: No. 2 spring wheat.
93%®95; No. 3 spring wheat, 891/92; No. 2
red, 98%@86%; No. 2 corn. 30%: No. 2 yellow
corn. 30%; No. 2 oats. 19%; No. 2 white, f. o.
h.. 235(23%: No. 3 white, f. o. b., 20%@22%:
No. 2 rye, 50; No. 2 barley, f. o. b., 16; No. 3.
f. o. b.. 84044%; No. 4. f. o. b.. 311737: No. 1
flaxseed, 1.01%<?n.04; prime timothy seed.
2.80: mess pork, per barrel, 8.95119.00; lard,
per 100 pounds, 4.77%5?4.80; short ribs sides
(loose), 5.5057-5.60; dry salted shoulders
(boxed). 5%fi?5%; short clear sides (boxed),
[email protected]%; whisky, distillers' finished goods,
per gallon, 1.22.
Receipts. Shipments.
Flour, barrels 6,000 9.000
Wheat, bushels 165,000 3.000
Corn, bushels 1,351,000 1,359.000
Oats, bushels 410.000 636,000
Rye, bushels 16.000 900
Barley, bushels 14,000 8.000
On the produce exchange today the but
ter market was steady: creameries, 125 i
17%: dairies, 95715. Cheese was steady at
95(9%,, Eggs were steady: fresh, 13,
Chicago Live Stock
CHICAGO, Sept. 3.—Cattle—Native steers
sold at 3.7605.30. chiefly at 4.505(5.10, with
extra lots scarce and saleable at 5.355/5.50:
stockers and feeders, 3.305/4.35; few prime
feeders, 4.405/4.50.
Prices for hogs broke 10 cents. Sales were
at 3.85574.00 for -heavy packers, the hulk of
the hogs selling at 4.10514.35.
Sheep—Lambs were in particularly good
demand and some prime ones brought 5.90.
a further advance of 15 cents; western
range sheep sold at 3.35553.85. feeders tak
ing great numbers at 3.355/3.60; a few na
tives, 2.00-513.10.
Receipts—Cattle, 3000; hogs, 27,000; sheep.
Call Board Prices of Cereals and Ship
ments Received
SAN FRANCISCO.Sept. 3.— Wheat quiet:
December. 1.5(1%: May. 1.56%. Barley in
active: December, 93. Corn, large yellow.
1.08%5j1.15. California bran, 14.505715.00.
Flour—Family extras, 5.255/5.35; bakers'
extras, 5.0005.10.
Wheat—No. 1 shipping. 1.53%5f1.55; choice
do, 1.56%: milling. 1.00*91.65.
Barley—Feed, 905/92%: choice, 93 3 i: brew
ing, 1.1)1)5(1.05.
Oats—Poor to fair, 1.07%@1.17%; pood to
choice. 1.205(1.30; fancy feed, 1.355(1.40; new
red. 1.155/1.20; new Salinas. 1.155/1.25: gray.
1.12%@1.17%; milling, 1.305/1.35: surprise,
[email protected]; black for feed, 1.051/1.15.
Receipts—Flour, quarter sacks, 18.817:
wheat, centals, 19.450: barley, centals, 77,
--759: oats, centals. 2630; do Oregon. 400; beans,
sacks. 1121; corn, centals. 775: do eastern.
1200; potatoes, sacks, 4918; onions, sacks.
1151; bran, sacks. 1210; middlings, sacks,
871; hay, tons, 620; straw, -tons, 15: mus
tardseed, sacks, 306; wool, bales. 323; hides,
number, 403; wine, gallons 59,900.
San Francisco Produce
Middlings—[email protected] per ton; California
and Oregon bran, 14.50$ 16.00.
Hay—Wheat, U.OOQ16.00; wheat and oat,
ll.ODt! 14.00; oat, 10.00O12.00; river barley, 7.00
578.00; best barley, 9.00T/12.00; alfalfa, sec
ond cutting. 8.60Q1O.00; clover, 7.50©9.50:
stock, 7.00©9.00: compressed wheat, 12.606
14X0 per ton; straw, per bale. 3057-40.
Dry Beans—Pink, 1,4001.50; lima, 2.15
5(2.35; small white, 1.86O1.60; large do, 1.80
Vegetables—Early rose, SO®'lo per sack;
Burbanks, 86075! new sweet potatoes, Va&* 1
per lb; new sllverskin onions, 1.005(1.10 per
cental; bay cucumbers. 205(25 per box:
dried pepper, 5©7 per lb.; garlic, 1%©2
per lb.; green peas, 1%572% p.>r lb.; string
beans, 2%5i3 per lb; bay squash, 255(35 per
box; tomatoes, 405150 per box; green
corn, 505f1,00 per sack; chile pepper, 25(530
per box: egg plant, 355750 per box: green
okra, 255750 per box; lima beans, 2*12%.
Fresh Fruits—Apples, large box. 40(565;
crabapples, 155(35 per box; strawberries,
[email protected] per chest; blackberries. 1.75©2.60
per chest: huckleberries, 45(0 per Tb:
canteloupes, 60®1.00 crate: figs. 30©40 per
small box, 505)65 per large box; Fontainbleu
grapes, 2057 35 per box: Muscat grapes, 3557
45 per crate; peaches, 405./75 per box; plums,
205750 per box: pears, 255(50 per box; water
melons, 10.005717.50 per hundred.
Citrus Fruits —Oranges, Valencia, 1.53
©3.00; Mexican limes. 5.501/6.00 per box;
common California lemons, 1.005/2.50 per
box: fancy California lemons, 3.00 per box.
Tropical Fruits—Bananas. 1.005J2.00 per
bunch: pineapples, 25/4 per doz.: Smyrna
figs, 13®14 per lb; Persian dates, 6 lb.
Dried Fruits (new crop)— Apricots, car
lots, 5©6% per tb. for Royals, 75/8% for
Moorparks; prunes, car load. 3©5; black
figs, jobbing, 3©3%: raisins, 3% for two
crown, 4% for three-crown, 5% for four
crown and 1.15 for London layers; peaches,
[email protected]%; nectarines, 5%. Old crop (Jobbing
prices)—Apples—Evaporated. 5%®6; sun
dried, B©4. Peaedies—ls/6%: peeled, ln
boxes, 10%. Pears—Fancy, 5®6; choice, 3%;
standard, 2%; prime, 2. Plums—Pitted. 4©
4%: unpitted, 101%. Prunes-2%©2%. Nec
tarines—[email protected] Figs—Choice white, 3;
black, 4.
Nuts—California walnuts, 6©7 for hard
shell, B©9 for soft and paper shell; Cali
fornia almonds, 6©7 for soft shell, 3©4 for
hard shell and 10 for paper shell; peanuts,
l©s for California and 5®6 for eastern.
Raisins (Jobbing)—ln sacks or 60-tb.
boxes, four-crown, loose, 4575; three
crown, 3',4<fJ4; two-crown, 2%03 I ,i; seedless
Sultanas, 505%; seedless Muscatels, 404%:
In 20-fb. boxes, three-crown London layers,
1.0001.15; clusters. 1.1501.25; Dehesa clus
ter*, 1.7502.01 V Imperial clusters. 2.0002.25.
Butter—Fancy creamery, 28024; second,
22«i22%; fancy dairy, 21; second, 18020.
Cheese—Fancy mild new, 8; fair to coot),
Capital paid up - - - - - - f500,000.00
Surplus and reserve .... 875,000.00
r. W, HELLMAN, President; H. W. HELLMAN, vlee-Pres.; H. J. FLEISHMAN.
Cashier: G. HEIMANN, Assistant Cashier. Directors —W. H. PERRT. O. W.
Special Collection Department. Correspondence Invited. Our Safety Deposit De*
nartment offers to the public safes for re nt in its new Fire and Burglar-Proof Vault,
which Is the strongest, best-guarded and best-lighted ln this city.
At Los Angelea
Capital and Profits. $270,000.00.
£ ??■ President O. T. JOHNSON, H. M. LEETZ.
#;i'J'T T r Z ;; Vice-President N. W. STOWELL, E. F. C. KLOKKE,
R. I. ROG ERS „ „ Assi s tan t Cash ter A. HADLEY.
United States Depository
Capital $500,000.00 Surplus $50,000.00
„„ „ _ Total $550,000.00
2 E 2- H. BONEBRAKE President WARREN GILLELEN...Vice-President
F. C. HOWES CashlerE. W. COE ....AssistantCashier
Geo. H. Bonebrake. Warren Gillelen, P. M. Green. Chas. A. Marriner, E. P.Johnson,
Wm. M. Van Dyke, W. C. Brown, L. C. McKeeby, F. C. Howes.
This bank has no deposits of either the county or city treasurer, and therefore
no preferred creditors.
Corner Main and Second Streets
r — , nn. „ I H. W. Hellman. J. F. Sartorl, W. L. Graves,
J. F. SARTORI President , H. J. Fleishman. C. A. Shaw, F. O. John
?£ A J; R , ICK s - HELLMAN..Vice-President i son, J. H. Shankland, J. A. Graves, M. L.
W. D. Longyear Cashier i Fleming. M. S. Hellman, W. D. Longyear.
Interest paid on term and ordinary deposits
, .Money loaned on first-class real estate
Capital stock $400,000 Surplus and undivided profits 0ver..5230,001
i„ M : .t LIOTT President W. G. KERCKHOFF Vlcee-Presldent
FRANK A. GIBSON Cashier G. B. SHAFFER Assistant Cashier
J. M. Elliott. J. D. Blcknell, F. Q. Story, H. Jevne, J. D. Hooker, W. C. Patterson,
Wm. G. Kerckhoff.
No public funds or other preferred deposits received at this bank.
Capital $500,000.00
?' & H s .°!' LACOTT President WARREN GILLELEN,Second Vice-Pres.
J. I*. TOW ELL First Vice-President J. W. A. OFF Cashier
M. B. LEWIS Assistant Cashier
A general banking business transacted. Interest paid on time deposits. Safe de
posit boxes for rent.
Capital paid up----- - . $100,000
Junction of Main. Spring and Temple sts. (Temple block). Los Angeles
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS-T. L. Duque, President: I. N. Van Nuys, Vice-
President: B. V. Duque, Cashier; H. W. Hellman, Kaspare Kohn, H. W. O'Melveny.
J. B. l.ankershim, O. T. Johnson. Abe Hass, W. G. Kerckhoff.
Money loaned on real estate. Interest paid on term and ordinary deposits.
230 North Main Street
J. E. Plater. President: H. W. Hellman, Vice-President; W. M. Caswell, Cashier.
Directors—l. W. Hellman, J. E. Plater, H. W. Hellman, I. W. Hellman, jr.. W.
M. Caswell.
Interest paid on deposits. Money to loan on first-class real estate.
152 North Spring St. Interest Paid on Deposits
DIRECTORS—J. H. Braly, J. M. Elliott, H. Jevne, Frank A. Gibson, Simon Maier,
W. D. Woolwlne, W. C. Patterson. Safe Deposit Boxes for Rent.
7©7%: California cream Cheddar, 10©11;
Young American, [email protected]; eastern, 13©14; west
ern, 11Q-12. •
Eggs—Ranch, 20©24: store, 15©18; east
ern, 14©19: duck eggs, 16©17.
Poultry— Live turkey gobblers, 15(516;
hens, 14W15; old roosters, 3.505/4.00 per
doz.; young do, [email protected]; small broilers,
1.505/2.50; large do, 2.50©3.00; fryers, 3.00
3.50; hens, 3.00©4.00; ducks, old, 3.00; do
young. 2.60©4.00; geese, per pair, 765/1.00;
goslings, 1.005/1.50 per pair; pigeons, 1.008
1.25 per doz.
Honey—Comb. 9®lo' for bright and 6578
for oilier grades: water white extracted,
4%5J4%: light amber, 3%!54; beeswax, 23®
25 per It>.
California Fruit Sales
CHICAGO.Sept. 3.—Porter Brothers com
pany sold today; Grapes, Tokays, 3.0057
3.05 per crate and 50571.45 per single crate;
Muscats, 35511.15: Rose de Peru, 70. Pears,
Bartletts, 855/4.45 per box and 30575 per
half box. Peaches, Salways, 75; Orange
clings. 555/60.
LONDON, Sept. 3.—Porter Brothers com
pany of California sold today: Pears. Bart
letts, 1.0852.04 per half box. B. Clair
geaus, 1.20 per half box. Plums. Japans,
2.04 per single. Grapes, White Cornlchons,
1.20 per single crate.
Liverpool Market
LIVERPOOL, Sept 3.—Close: Wheat, No.
1 northern spring, Bs. 4d. Corn, spot Ameri
can mixed new, 3s 5d.; do old steady, 3sl
5%d.: September steady. 3s. 4%d.; October
steady, 3s. 4%d. The receipts of wheat dur
ing the past three days were 312,000 centals,
including 241.000 centals American. The re
ceipts of American corn during the past
three days were 25,80 centals. Weather
partly cloudy.
NEW YORK, Sept. S.—Petroleum quiet;
Pennsylvania crude, no market; nominally
Local Quotations
Cheese is marked up % cent for local mar
kets. Sugar is up % cent on all grades. It
!s difficult to get 18 cents for the best eggs.
Butter is firm for the fancy brands. Po
tatoes are llrm. but onions are a little easy.
It is bard to get $1.00 for the best in a very
small way. Canned meats are dearer.
BUTTER—Extra local 32-ounce squares,
52%; fancy creamery, Northern,
32-oz. squares, 60; do 28-oz., —;
fancy dairy. Northern. 32-oz.. 42%©45; do 28
--oz. rolls, [email protected]%; choice dairy, Northern,
32-oz. rolls, —; choice do. 2S-oz„ 30032%;
pickled do, 2S-oz., —; fancy tub, per
lb.. [email protected]
EGGS— Fancy ranch, 17%® 18; fair to good,
16®17: Eastern. 16016.
CHEESE—Martin's New York Cheddars,
per lb., 13%; Wisconsin full cream, per
lb.. [email protected]; California half-cream, per lb.,
S%; coast full cream, per lb.. 9: California.
Downey or Anchor, per lb., 11; do Young
America, per lb., 12; do 3-lb. hand, per lb..
13; domestis Swiss, per lb., 16: Imported
Swiss, 245(25; Edam, fancy, per doz., 8.50.
POULTRY—Hens, [email protected] per dozen:
young roosters, 4.0004.50; broilers, 2.25
573.25; fryers, 3.005/4.00; old roosters. 3.50©
4.00: ducks. 5.505/4.50; turkeys, live, 13©15;
dr .„ ,i _
GREEN FRUITS—New apples, 7501.15 per
box; strawberries, common, 4575; fancy,
[email protected]; bananas, bunch, —; crates extra;
blackberries, per box, 709; raspberries, per
box, 10012; peaches, per lb„ [email protected]; wa
ter melons, 5001.35 per dozen; pine ap
ples, per dozen, 2.0005.00; grapes, per crate.
60075; plums, per box, 50075; figs, per
box, 75090; new pears, per box, 60075;
per dozen, 30(1765: nectarines,
per box. 505775: quinces, 101% per Ib.
MILLBTUFFS—FIour, local mills, 6.20
per bbl.; Stockeon brands, 5.65: Oregon.
—; Eastern, 6.0006.75; shorts, ton, local,
20.00; rolled barley, per ton. 20.00; cracked
rom, per 110 lbs., 1.1601.25; feed meal, per 100
lbs., 1.25; bran, IS.OO per ton.
CITRUS FRUlTS—Oranges. St. Mich
aels, 8.6083.00; Mediterranean sweets. 2.25
lemons, cured. 2.00(8)2.50: unoured, 1.0001.60.
75710 per lb.; strained, 405; beeswax, 200
25 per lb.
GRAIN —Wheat, 1.60; corn, small,
yellow, 1.25; large yellow. 1.10; oats, 1.19
®1.25; barley, common, 95.
VEGETABLES—Beets, per 100 lbs., 70;
cabbage, per 100 lbs., 65075: chilles, dry,
per string. 50060; Mexican, per lb.. 10011;
green, per lb.. 6; garlic, 303%: new
onions, 9001.00; beans, string, lb., 2%©3; cu
cumbers, box, 40; lettuce, dozen, 150
<0: green peas, per lb., 406; turnips, 100
lbs., 75085; hubbard squash, per 100 lbs., 85:
rhubarb. 50060 per box: Lima beans, per
lb., 303%; parsnips, per 100, 76085; green
onions, per dozen, —; leeks, per dozen,
15; parsley, per dozen. 25: radishes, per
dozen. 20: spinach, —: summer squash
per box, 30035; egg plant, per lb., 406;
green corn, per sack, 8501.00; tomatoes, per
box, 400 50; okra. per lb., 60S; celery, per
doz., 50075.
HAY—Wheat, per ton, 7.0007.50; barley.
5.5007.00; oat, 7.0007.50: alfalfa, baled, 6.00:
loose. 5.00; straw, 8.5004.00.
POTATOES—Per 100 lbs.—New potato's
common, 40070; Early Rose, 76055; Bur
bank, 9001.00; sweet, 9001.00. ,
LIVE STOCK—Per lb.: Beeves, 2%01;
hogs, 3%@4; lambs, per head, [email protected];
sheep, per ckt., 2.5*82.75.
DRESSED MEATS—AII per lb.; Beef,
6%55%; veal, [email protected]%; mutton, 6%; lamb, T;
pork, 6%.
RAISINS—Fancy clusters. 20-lb. boxes.
1.75; 4-crown LL clusters. 1.6061-60;
8-crown LL, per box, 1.2501.36; 3
crown, loose, muscats, per boa, Lit
©..15; ordinary, loose, per box. 60675; 2
crown, loose, In sacks, per lb., 4%; It
crown, loose. In sacks, per lb., 6%@6%; 4
crown, fancy bleached, per lb., 10; Sul
tana, seedless, choice per lb., 7%®9: trea
sons, half crown, per lb.. [email protected]%; Sultana,
seedless, boxes. 25; quarter boxes, 60s per
box higher than whole.
2.00; Lima, 3.00: Lady Washington.
2.00; small white, 2.00; green Held
peas, 2.25®2.50; black-eyed beans, 20.0;
garvancos, 1.75 5 2.00: lentils. Imported, 6.50
@7.<K>; lentils, California, 3.00(33.50.
HIDES—Dry (as they run), 13; do kip.
11; do calf, 15%: bulls. 7: salt steer, 666;
do stags and bulls, I; cows. 4%®5%: sheep
skin. [email protected]
NUTS—Walnuts, Los Angeles, 66*; me
dium soft. 6%@7%; softshell. Los Nletoe.
fancy. [email protected]: almonds, softshell. [email protected]; pa
per shell, 115712%: hardshell. [email protected]; pecans,
[email protected]; Alberts. 11: Brazils. 10; plnons, 9610.
DRIED FRUITS—Apples. sun-dried,
sks.. per lb., 3%@4: boxes, [email protected]%; evapo
rated, fancy, 7©7%; apricots, fancy, 8;
choice, 7; peaches, fancy, unpeeled, 7%;
pears, fancy, evaporated, 7®9; plums,
pitted, choice, [email protected]; prunes, choice, boxed,
7%: sacks, 6: dates, 6%@7; figs. California
white, per lb.. [email protected]; California black, per
lb., [email protected]%;Callfornia fancy, per lb.. 8686; Im
ported Smyrna, 12%@15.
CURED MEATS—Picnic hams. 8: No. 2
hams. 9%; Rex, 11; Roulette hams, —;
special fancy breakfast bacon. 11%:
special fancy breakfast bacon, 12;
special breakfast bacon, 11%: Rex bacon,
10%: Rex boneless hams, sugar cured. 9;
Rex boneless butts, 8; Rex dried beef,
sets, —; Rex dried beef, insides, 15; Rex
dried beef, outsides. 10: smoked tongues.
10%; Diamond C breakfast bacon, backs,
per Ib.. 15: bacon bellies, 9%: light medi
um bacon. 9; medium bacon. 8%; dry short
clear bellies. 165720; avg.. 8%; dry salt
clears, [email protected]; avg., 8; salt clear backs,
7*4; Rex pure leaf lard, tierces, 6%; ivory,
tierces, 5%: cottolene. tierces, 6%: Rexo
lene, tierces, 6%; special kettle rendered
lard, 6%.
TALLOW—Per lb.. [email protected]%.
Beal Estate Transfers
FRIDAY, Sept. 3, 1897.
J. U. Long et al. to M. Llssner—Part lot
20. block 70, O. S.; $6250.
R. F. S. de Dodson to P. Duffy—ln Clay's
subdivision of block 12, Rudeclnda tract,
lots 25 and 26; $450.
E. H. and H. H. Metcalf to A. and T. M.
Leithead—ln Greenwcll tract, lot 8, block
6; $900.
American Building and Mortgage com
pany and W. 11. Lyon to Sarah Hink—ln
Knob Hill, tract, lot 32, block L; $5500.
F. H. Mitchell to G. W. Yarrow—ln J. E.
Packard's Vineyar dtract. lot 127; $350.
J. P. and J. H. Brown to M. A. Pryor—
In Jefferson-street tract, lot 1, block 8;
M. R. Martin to A. J. Sherer—ln Gale
tract, all interest in- lot 13, block 2; $400.
E. S. and K. L. Rowley to F. C. Leavitt—
In E. S. Rowley's resubdivision, lot 6 and
west 10 feet of lot 7; $400.
S. W. Luitwieler company and F. Q.
Story ,as receiver, to Studebaker Bros.'
Manufacturing company—Lot at northeast
corner of Los Angeles and Requena streets;
J. M. Griffith et al. vs. Gtistavis Beecher.
administrator, etc. etal. by Blades, referee,
to H. W. Chase—Lots in Ela Hills tract;
Mrs. M. T. Strauhe to Miss P. Straube—
In Park tract. lot 9. block 23; 1500.
S. Mascarel to H. Mascarel—ln Leonls
tract, lot 07. in Rancho Los Vlrgines, lot
G and all Interest in estate of Miguel
Leonls, deceased; $2500.
Deeds 40
Nominal ff
Total *32,8u>.5«
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