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"The true und the false speak the same
The New York Financier waxes eloquent
upon the eub.loct of the "North Sea Bub-
I We," as It terms the excitement which is
now at fever heat over the Alaskan gold
» fields. It says:
"From all Indications, this country is
about to enter upon a period of folly un
» paralleled since the bursting of the Bout,
sea bubble in England, the tulip Insanity ln
Holland and the wild Schemes that pre
> ceded the downfall of John Law in France.
"The 'Klondike crazo,' unless checked,
promises to become a serious problem
r How many people are preparing to go to
the Alaska gold fields this spring and sum
-4 mer it Is impossible to say, but the wide
spread preparations under way lead to the
belief that the rush will be something
a unprecedented. Speculators who have been
booming transcontinental lines, on the the
ory that the Klondike rush will net enor
» mous earnings for these systems, have
placed the probablo number of passengers
at 100,000. but this Is a gross exaggeration,
%4 since the steamship Hystems leading from
the Pacific coast to Alaska could not begin
to carry so many people in the limited time
« during which navigation Is open. But even
if It were possible to handle this number of
? passengers, 1b It within the bounds of rea
son to say that the Northern Pacific stock,
lor instance, ts worth »10,000,000 more than
It was last year, simply because the road
■ win secure a percentage of this travel?
ihe averago rate for ono passenger from
New York to Seattle Is J«7. without deduct
\i Ing for the heavy cut that is bound to
come. Ono hundred thousand passengers
mean, therefore, $6,700,000. Adding as much
more for freight, the total sum is less than
* $13,500,000. B\it 75 per cent of this goes for
operating expenses, leaving net profits of
something like $3,375,000. Divide this be
y tween four transcontinental lines, and the
\ proportion for each is $843,750, or about 1
I j per cent on Northern Pacific stock. The
( western roads, it should not be forgotten,
receive only a proportionate amount of this
I i Um ' Yet Nor,hcr n Pacific securities have
I been sailing skyward on Klondike antici
.'* pations. Clearly the insanity is widc
No man who Is In his right mind will
. » ,arl for Alaska with less than 1700 in his
possession. If 100,000 people were to seek
their fortune In the Klondike lields, a mo
ment's calculation will show that the gross
V ?- m 2i! nt of money required would reach
j Ji0.000,000, a sum greater than the entire
/ f°i d Production of the United States for
M Wit Assuming that the total emigration
I l!L Bros,,y overestimated and that only 50,
--•00 pasengers attempt the Journey, having
I Bn , average of $500 each, the amount In
. volvcd is $26,000,000. This Is several millions
1 more gold than was produced last year by
the state of Colorado, our richest source
f m mineral values. Does any one inmagine
that the Klondike will yield anything like
tMB sum during the coming twelve months?
Still, if the output did reach $23,000,000, the
Si « aln would be nothing, and the people who
1 rushed Into the new fields would have at
I best only as much money as they brought
with them, assuming that an equal divi
sion was possible. To double the capital—
St'L^ hat is a modest estimate—a yield of
j JSO.OOOOOO would be requfred. Alaska may
l contain that much gold, but it Is as certain
as anything human can be that It Is not
, going to be dug out of the frozen earth
I of the Klondike rfg> t. between May and
1 September next. It |g high time that pub-
I lie attention was directed to the insane na
-7 ture of the coming rush, otherwise intense
I suffering and actual starvation will fol-
I low.
1 The strangest part of the Klondike craze
1 Is the fact that while the whole Arctic re-
I gton did not last year produce over $5,060,
--l 000 of gold, one single county in Colorado
1 yielded , $12.500,000 gold, with total profits
I <>' $$.000,060. Fifteen mines In this county—
I El Paso—paid ln dividends $1,262,995. added
f $1,000,000 to reserve funds, and developed
j and have in sight at least $5,000.000g01d ore.
The January production of the Cripple
\ Creek mines was $",150,000, or at the rate
of $25.33 for every minute of that ttme.
The dividends declared by these mines
last month were $150,000, and the profits
foamed fully $260,00Q, or at the rate
of $5.60 per minute. There are
gold mines in this district paying regular
I dividends at the rate of 28, 33 and as high
I as 42 per cent on the selling value of the
j stock, and many of them could be pur
, chased outright for the money that will
I bo required to see only a small percentage
I of the Klondike emigrants through a short
\ season of four months. We are not boom
| ing tho Cripple Creek gold fields, but we
I point out these facts for the Information of
I those who are determined to engage In the
h gold mining industry. It may be that the
man who goes to Colorado will not make a
fortune, but between that state and Alaska
1 , the chances'are that he will fare Infinitely
; better in Cripple Creek than in the Klon-
I dike. The careful Investor will not touch
i en Alaska gold mining prospect with the
i* traditional forty-foot pole. If he feels that
! • he must buy gold mining stocks, let him
I seek out a legitimate dividend paying Col-
V orado or other western mine, whose man
f agement Is honest and above board. There
| are many such. Up to date Alaska has
I placed few, if any, on the market.
j The press of the United States will per
form an important public service in call
ing attention to these figures.
< 000
\ Superintendent Kilburn ot the New York
l state banking department, in his report on
New York city savings banks,, says that
the total resources of the city savings
banks on December 31st last were $472,
--197,817, an Increase over 1896 of $29,281,318.
The banks have a surplus of $56,035,807, an
increase over the previous year of $5,608,147.
The total number of open accounts was
923,«52, which is a gain of 35,540 for the year.
The total of moneys deposited aggregates
$107,718,154, an Increase of $2,059,015, and
$9,551,410 in excess of the aggregate with
drawals, which amounted to $98,(161,744.
During 1896 nearly $7,000,000 more of the
people's savings were withdrawn from the
banks than last sear, the exact figures
, being $6,931,823. The banks credited and
paid In interest on deposits last year $14,
--223,897, or $485,689 more than ln 1896. The sal
! Aries paid to bank officers and clerks
I amounted to $824,026, an Increase of $9133.
Mortgages, $1000 and Over
v' R. L. Fisher et al. to Mut. B. & L. assn. of
' ■ Pasadena—Part lot 26, Mosher trt
8 yrs., 15 per cent '' i inn
| G. W. and H. M. Burton to G. Eah
man—Lot 4, 7, 9, 13,17,18, 21, 22 and
28, blk. A; lots 1 to 6, 13,16,18, 20 and
22. blk. B; lots 14,17.19, 21 and 23. blk
C: lots 23 and 24, blk. D, Krutz &
Bradshaw's subdivision, 2 yrs 11
per cent ' lem
M. L. Richards to Adams-Phillips Co
-Lot 9, Ed L. Ferris subdivision,
payable in Installments, 11 per cent 2 2ai
| J. W. Wolfskin et al. to German
Say. & Loan soc—Com. at Intersec
tion of N. line of Seventh st. with
E. line of Main St., south along E
i line Main St., 41 deg. E., 149.64 ft'
I etc., 1 yr., 9 per cent ' mntv.
H. C. Hotaling et al. to John H. Wal
bridge, trustee—Part lots, McQuill
, ing's subdivision, 4 yrs., 10 per cent 1 son
I F. A. Fisher to Union Mut. B & £
assn.—Lot 26, Abbot Kinney trt'
8 yrs., 6 per cent " shm
H. Koepke et al. to A. S. Stimson-
Part lot 27, Watt's subdivision. 1
yr., 8% per cent lEM
Ten mortgages under $1000. s'!m
Total {37m
Releases, $1000 and Oyer
German Say. & Loan soc. to w Cur
lett etal., 449-112 6 000
Same to L. C. McKlnney, 330-60... " 2 500
C. B. Wetherby to J. N. Powell. 493-51
Pasadena Nat. Bk. of Pasadena to
W. Raymond et al.. 531-123... a non
J. Craig to E. Stump, 373-283 '"* Kmo
o'..AV»,§tllssforth0 '.. A V»,§ tllssforth to S - B - Hughes',
484-292 " i son
B. Kaiser to G. A. Howard, 488-248..!. l'soo
R. Eadle to M. Walters,4BM93. ....... ignn
E. T. Hughes to H. E. Sml>:h, 356-259.. 2 800
Johnson & Keeney Co. to W R.
Hanvey, 430-60 1 1M
t « u S.^sl' J £ ut - B -4l'-assn"to
P. H. Fits, 636-211 1 nan
C. J: Shepherd to M. Phelan, 478-sii.'.' low
Union Mut. B. & L. assn. to C. W.
Harrison, 567-49 1.126
Ten rclcusos under $1000 3.781
Total , $34,906
Conditions Shown by the Dealings on
Wall Street
NEW YORK, Feb. 18.—The tone of tho
speculation was doubtful and hesitating
In Wall street today and large preponder
ance of the day's dealings were in sugar
and tho grangers.
The radical utterances made ln the
course of the debate precipitated in the
senate on the Maine disaster also ended In
distrust In the minds of speculators and
prompted liquidation. Business on the
decline was by far the most animated.of
any during the day.
The Union Pacific, Denver and Gulf se
curities were strong. The bond market
held firm except some of the speculative
Issues yielding ln the late dealings. Total
sales, $4,520,000.
United States 4's coupons were l%e bid
higher and the old 4's regular, the new 4's
and the 6's % higher bid.
Bank Clearings
NEW YORK, Feb. 18.—The following
table, compiled by Bradstreet. shows the
bank clearings for the week ended Feb. 18.
with the percentage of Increase and de
crease, as compared with the correspond
ing week last year:
Inc. dec.
New York $848,523,909 76.5
Boston 109.300,160 25.9
Chicago 101.125.442 45.0
Philadelphia 65,712,586 10.7 ....
St. Louis 28.944,809 4.5
Pittsburg 17,997,267 33.1
Baltimore 19,697.807 66.7
San Francisco 17,006,793 24.4 ....
Cincinnati 12,108,450 3.6
Kansas City 10,209,871 .... 2.3
New Orleans 11,992,194 85.6
Minneapolis 8,794,355 35!
Detroit 6,281,822 38.6
Cleveland G.9G3.344 34.8 ....
Louisville 8.01 C.897 20.6 ....
Providence 4.979.200 1.7 ....
Milwaukee 6,128,876 25.4 ....
St. Paul 3.711.607 36.3
Buffalo 3.676,175 .... 4!
Omaha 5,455.304 38.1
Indianapolis 4,407.774 24.8 ....
Columbus. 0 4,098.800 25.8 ....
Savannah 2,626,216 21.6 ....
Denver 2,846,391 3.2 ....
Hartford 2.280.068 4.4
Richmond 2,500.031 29.5
Memphis 2,833.560 59.2 ....
Washington 1.949,276 12.7
Peoria 1.558,415 5.1
Rochester 1.754,559 42.9
New Haven 1.472.705
Worcester 1,541.770 11.1 ....
Atlanta 1,606,928 .... 8.6
SaltLakeCltv 1.443.524 40.9
Springfield. Mass.. 1,311.487 1 3.3
Fort Worth 1.611.086 28.2
Portland. Me 1,250,344 1.2
Portland. Ore L6C0.467 151.9
St. Joseph 1,577.456 62.2
Los Angeles 1,448,055 54.7 ....
Norfolk 948,422 10.2
Dcs Moines 939,425 11.2
Nashville 1,124.085 21.9
Wilmington, Del.. 776,027 29.9
Fall River "33,307 .... 1.2
Scranton 841.349 .... 13.9
Grand Rapids 835.541 8.9 ....
Augusta, Ga 883,699 2.6
Lowell 719.731 32.3
Seattle 1,405,304 256.5
"Tacoma 780,537 128.7
Spokane 655,842 19.0 ....
Galveston* 6,592,100 60.7
Houston* 6,524,992 21.0
Totals. U. S $1,356,703,203 52.3
Totals outside of
New York 608,173.294 22.6
Montreal $16,002,973 67.0
Toronto 9,062.624 63.7
Winn:peg 1,186,546 45.3
Totals $28,407,545 55.4
•Not Included in totals.
Bradstreet's Report
NEW YORK, Feb. 18.—Bradstreet's to
morrow will say:
Favorable features dominate the general
business situation as a whole and few
commercial conditions present themselves
which can be regarded as in any degree
disturbing. Chief among those factors
which, make for continued or growing
strength ln commercial may be mentioned
the renewed tendency toward advances ln
quotations of all staple articles and the
steadiness of prices In other lines where
increases are not at the moment report
able. Perhaps second ln the list of auspi
cious features is the continuance of
marked activity ln nearly all branches of
the iron and steel trade, more particularly
In the central west, where it Is authori
tatively reported over 90 per cent of the
pig iron furnace capacity is ln blast. The
failure of the southern furnace men to
reach a price agreement is, of course, a
depressing feature ln that section, which,
however, finds a counterbalancing factor
ln the Intention to advance prices reported
from Bessemer ore producers. The vol
ume of distributive trade shows an In
crease notably in dry goods und groceries,
at bo many widely separated points as to
warrant the conclusion that spring trade
Is receiving a perceptible Impetus. At the
west iron and steel mills are reported gen
erally busily employed and unwilling to
take orders for future delivery. At Chi
cago 30,000 tons of steel rails have been
sold in the past two weeks.
The bicycle trade Is reported started up
well at the west, but Is still slow at the
east, where, however, the cotton goods
situation is one of hopeful strength, owing
to the Btrength of raw material and the
restriction of production due to the New
England mill strike. As to the strength of
cotton, sugar and rice and the demand
for Iron, all favor the southern trade situa
tion, which is also being helped by the
growing' foreign trade ln cotton goods.
The activity in Alaskan shipments keeps
vessels busy on the Pacific coast and
freight rates are firm. California crop
prospects are not encouraging, as a whole.
Business failures continue to decrase,
aggregating only 269 for the week against
273 last week and 325 In the corresponding
week of 1897.
As above intimated, the price situation
is one of local strength. Compared with
a week ago, not one article of staple use
Is reported lower, although some low
grades of wool would have to be shaded
if sales were made. Prices of nearly all
kinds of grain, but notably wheat, corn
and flour and of most metals, and partic
ularly steel billets, copper, lead and tin
have advanced. The agreement by the
Bessemer ore producers wfll probably re
sult in an advance on the coming season's
Cereal exports tend to Increase. Exports
of wheat (flour included) for the week ag
gregated 3,932,744 bushels as against 3,419 -
000 bushels last week and 2,120,000 bushels
last year. The bulk of this Increase over
last week Is chargeable to large flour ex
Dun's Review
NEW YORK, Feb. 18.-R. G. Dun & Co.'s
review of trade:
The dreadful disaster to the Maine, much
as it has affected all hearts, has not much
affected business. Only in the stock mark
et, where there was selling Wednesday by
speculators on this margins, but ln no
other speculative market, was an effect
felt, nor in general business. An advance
of 10 per cent ln wages by some Gogebic
mines is expected to be general throughout
the lake regions, excepting the Mesaba
district, and prices of ore from the other
ranges this year have been advanced 15
9** c*nt with an allotment of 6,000,000 tons
outside Carnegie's mines, which betokens
an output much the largest ever known.
ha ? rlsen •* Points and exports
continue so heavy that a material advance
HJfcST* 1 At Atlantic ports ln three
S have , be en 8.168,814 bushels, flour la
eluded, against 5,661,971 last year, and Fa-
have b <? en 2.««.652 against
hi.,'.,, 1 year - Such shipments, with
,or 11,430,831 bushels of corn exported
nfst'vear 12 '^' 214 bUßh< ?' B «» -aSfweek
last year, are conclusive proof of the ur
{Kui Cy „n ,f J3?*fS ne^ dß ' Wheat receipts
hold up well, though not exceeding last
year's as much as exports In three weeks
7.776 560 busfels against 4,BM*T» tat m?'
The bottom fact is that the world needs
Wheat, which this country con only supply
for about six months to come ""M"*
The Iron output February Ist «h>
ports of stocks on hand not held by the
great steel companies, Indicates a «on
sumpUon of at feast 3000 tons per* week
production is at present greater than con
sumption, stocks having Increased 9016
tons weekly In July, outside the steel com
panies, whose stocks presumably de
Some weakness ln pig would naturally
result, but while grey forge has declined
at Pittsburg to $8.90 with southern Iron
offered at Chicago at concessions, no
change appears in products. Though new
business has been some disappointing the
works are mainly supplied for months
Irl building of steel cars, In black sheets
for tinning, in rods, wire and nails, In
creased demand and heavy business ap
pears, though bar and pipe are weaker and
structural orders seasonably slow.
Mine metals have advanced, tin to 14.20
on considerable consuming demand, cop
per to 11.14 for lake on heavy exports and
lead to 3.80 and spelter to 4.10 on specula
Failures for the week have been 296 In
the United States against 303 last year and
35 In Canada against 58 last year,
forhfbgoet Biogth-lnehumrot-51ron r d 1 un
European Markets
NEW YORK. Feb. 18.—The Evening
Post's London financial cablegram says;
The stock market here remains dull to
flat today. Americans rallied at midday,
and this being followed by New York sup
port, prices closed firm at the best. The
sellfng in the morning was by weak bulls
ln tho Kaffirs' crowd, and altogether the
market has had a thoroughly healthy
shako out.
Silver Bullion
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18.—Bar silver,
56%; Mexican dollars, 46%@47.
NEW YORK. Feb. 18.—Bar sliver, 55%;
Mexican dollars, 45V4-
LONDON, Feb. 18.—Bar silver, 55%; Mex
ican dollars, 46%«47.
Prices and Prospects of the Trade in
CHICAGO, Feb. 18.—It was evident at
the start in wheat trading that the snort
scare, so prominent a feature of trading
uil week, had nearly ail dieu out under the
influence of the heavy dealing during yes
terday's session. In addition the most
important of the early news was nearly
in lavor of the bears and a weak and lower
opening was the inevitable result. May,
tlie closing price yesterday, wnich was
1.04>4, was offered at 1.03% down to 1.03, anu
tho price soon dropped to i.02% or 4%c lower
than the highest price paid yesterday, ln
this decline Argentine news was promi
nent. Argentine shipments for the week
amounted to l,2t>S,uw bushels against 712,
--000 bushels the week previous and 152,0u0
bushels last year. Caule news was also
rather discouraging to holders, both Liver
pool and Paris snowing small declines. The
character of the news, however, soon
changed. A Liverpool Corn Trade News
cable from Rosarlo. Argentine, said that
continued heavy rains did considerable
damage and the market was advancing
with sellers scarce. This caused a cessa
tion of selling here and started a buying
demand, which soon sent the May prices
back to 1.03%. It reacted then to 1.02-fc, but
again advanced, getting to 1.03% shortly
after 11 oclock. Toward_ midday the mark
et became quite strong. New York and
fiOHton reported taking of freight room for
f50,000 busnels of wheat for export to Liver
pool, all of which was credited to Letter.
Several of the large sellers of yesterday,
notably Cudahy, bought quite freely. A
general buying movement was started by
the Lelter freight room engagement, May
advancing to LO4 and July to 8914. At the
close May was bringing 1.03% and Juiy
There was a large general trade ln corn.
The i Jose was %c lower for May. Market
for oats was only moderately active and
erratic. May closed %c lower.
There was a fair trade tone ln provisions
with the market generally tending toward
lower prices. Sympathy with wheat was
a factor throughout. There was consid
erable profit taking. At the close May
pork was 12c lower; May lard 2%c lower
and May ribs unchanged.
Call Board Dealings and Prices of
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18.—Wheat-
Stronger; December, 1.33%; May, 1.14% bid.
Barley—Firm; May, 99%.
Corn—Large yellow, 1.07%@1!0.
Flour—Family extras, [email protected]; bakers'
extras, [email protected]
Wheat—Shipping wheat, 1.41%@1.42% for
No. 1, and 1.43% for choice; milling wheat,
[email protected]
Barley—Feed, good to choice, [email protected]%;
fancy, 1.10; brewing, 1!2%@1.20.
Oats—Poor to fair, 1.12%@1!6; good to
choice, 1!7%@1.22%; fancy feed, 1.22%@1.25
per cental; gray, 1.1601.11%; milling. 1.17%
@1.22%; surprise, 1.25 @1.35; black for seed,
l.:!r.'u 1.50; red, [email protected]
Millstuffs—Middlings, [email protected] per ton:
bran, [email protected]
Hay—Wheat, [email protected]; wheat and oat,
[email protected]; best barley, 13:[email protected]; alfalfa.
10.50fcll.60; clover, [email protected]; stock, 11.00®
Dry Beans—Pink, [email protected]; Lima, I.Bo®
1.90; small white, [email protected]; large white.
[email protected]
Potatoes—Early Rose, [email protected] percental;
River Burbanks, [email protected]; River Reds, 50®
60; Salinas Burbanks, 85®1.20; Oregon Bur
banks, [email protected]!0; Merced sweets, [email protected]
Vegetables—Onions, [email protected] per centa';
hothouse cucumbers, [email protected]; garlic, 3%®
4c; green peas, [email protected]; string beans, [email protected]
per lb.; asparagus, [email protected]; egg plant, 15®
20e; green peppers, 25c; mushrooms, [email protected]
Citrus Fruits—Navel oranges, [email protected]
Mexican limes, repack, [email protected]; com
mon California lemons, [email protected]; choice
California lemons, [email protected]
Butter—Fancy creamery, [email protected]%c per lb.;
do. seconds, 22%@23c; fancy dairy, 22c; do
seconds, [email protected]
Eggs—Store, 10%@llc per dozen; fancy
ranch, 13c.
Poultry—Turkey gobblers, [email protected] per lb. i
old roosters. [email protected] per doz.; young roost
ers, [email protected]; small broilers, [email protected] 60
--large broilers, [email protected]; fryers, [email protected];
hens, [email protected]; old ducks, [email protected]; young
ducks, @ ; geese. 1.25®1.50 per pair;
goslings, @ ; old pigeons, 1.00; young
pigeons, [email protected]
Kansas City Live Stock
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 18.—Cattle-
Receipts, official, 3600. Dressed beef
largely, [email protected]; top price, 5.15. Cows
and heifers, [email protected]; western steers, 3.26
@ 4.50; stockers and feeders, generally 10c
lower; bulk, [email protected]; fancy yearlings
sellings up to 5.20; bulls, [email protected] Sheep
—Receipts, official, 4800. Sheep steady,
lambs easy. Western sheep, [email protected]
--lambs, 4.50.
Dried Fruit Prices
NEW YORK, Feb. 18.-Californ!a dried
fruits, steady: Evaporated apples, com
mon, [email protected]%; prime wire tray, 8%; wood
dried, prime, 8%; choice, 8%; fancy, 9©9«.
Prunes—[email protected]
Apricots, royal, 5®7%; Moor Park, 9®ll.
Peaches—Unpeeled, [email protected]; peeled, [email protected]
OIL CITY, Feb. 18-Credit balances, 68e:
certificates closed 76 bid, for cash. Total
sales, 38,000 barrels; shipments, 88,581; runs,
Local Quotations
BUTTER—Extra local 32-ounce squares,
Arm at 57%©60 c; fancy creamery, north
ern 32-oz. squares, 67V4; dairy, 32-oz., 52%®
55; dairy, 28-oz., 45047%; fancy tub, per IB
25; process, 20021 c.
S o^?^-"0106 to fancy ranch, 10011 c.
CHEESE—Martin's New York Cheddars,
per lb., 14; eastern, full cream, per lb., 13
013V4; California half cream, per lb., •
coast, full cream, per lb., 12; California!
Downey or Anchor, per lb.. 12%; do. YounK
America, per lb.. 13; do. 3-lb. hand, per lb.
HV4; domestic Swiss, per lb., Imported
Swiss, [email protected]; Edam, fancy, per doz.,
POULTRY—Hens, 4.2004.50 per dozen
young roosters, 4.5006.00; broilers, 3.750
4 25; fryers, [email protected]; old roosters,
ducks. 4.5007.00; turkeys, live. 12014- tur
kessed i. d ?y?'.' 16 ®17: geese, 1.0001.50 apiece.
GAME—Per doz: Quail, 75c®1.00; ducks,
widgeon, 2.0002.50; teal, 1.5002.00; sprig
2.2502.75; mallard, 4.0005.00; canvas backs'
5.0007.00; spoonbill, 1.5001.75; snipe, 50c®
tans 1 . P S.2s* ® s ° C: dOVe8 ' 75 ® 1 -°° ; COtton -
VEGETABL.ES—Beets, per 100 lbs. 1 00
--cabbage, per 100 lbs., 75c; chiles, dry per
string, 66075 c; Mexican, per lb., 10011
--green, per lb., 25; garlic, 405; onions, 3.25©
3.50; beans, per lb., ; carrots, 100 lbs
1.00; green peas, lb., 608 c; turnips, per
lb., 85; Hubbard squash, per 100 lbs 95
--parsnips, per 100lbs., 95c©1.00; green onions'
doz., 40c; leeks, per doz., 15; parsley, per
doz., 35; radishes, per doz., 20c; cauliflower
per doz., 50060; summer squash, per box'
1.50; egg plant, per lb., ; spinach'
per dozen bunches, 20; tomatoes, per box
1.0001.50; egg plant, per ib., —; celery, doz '
45050 c; sprouts, per lb., BHc; beans, 14016
--red cabbage, per dozen, 1.0001.25.
POTATOES—Per 100 lbs: Potatoes,
common, 90095 c; Early Rose, seed, 1.000
1.10; Burbanks, 1.1001.25.; sweet, 1.0001.25
GREEN FRUITS—Fancy apples, 1.25®
1.60 per box; choice, 1.0001.25; poorer
grades, 50075 c; bananas, per bunch, 1.500
2.25, pineapples, per dozen,
5.0006.0(U_/\vinter Nellls pears, box, 1.500
JjgfKUS FRUITS-Orangea: Extra fancy
Redlands navels, 2.60; fancy. 2.00; choice,
1.50; extra fancy Redlands seedlings, 1.50;
fancy, 1.26; choice, 1.00; lemons: cured,
fancy, 1.25; choice, 1.00; green lemons, 75;
grape fruit, per dozen, 7501.25; guavas, per
box, 507; Tangerine oranges, 1.76*12.00.
RAISINS—Fancy clusters, 20-lb. boxes,
1.75; 4-crown LL clusters, 1.40: 3-crown LL
per box, 1.15; 2-crown, loose. In sacks, per
lb., 4c; 3-crown, loose, In sacks, per lb., 4®
4%; 4-crown, per lb., 5; Sultana, seedless,
per lb., 7%©Be; in boxes %c higher.
DRIED FRUITS—Apples, sun dried,
sacks, per lb., 6; boxes, —; evaporated,
fancy, 809; apricots, fancy, 8; choice, 7©
7%; peaches, fancy, unpeeled, 4 r <iC; pears,
fancy evaporated, 8010; plums, pitted,
choice, [email protected]; prunes, choice, boxed, 7%®9;
sk., [email protected]; dates, 6(5:16%; silver prunes, choice,
sack, 7%@8; boxes, 9010; figs, California
white, per lb., [email protected]; California black, per 16.,
505%; California fancy, per lb., 7%©8; Im
ported Smyrna, 12%(f015c.
Lima, 1.9002.25; Lady Washington, Lffiffl
2.00; smnll white, 2.0002.10; green field peas,
3.0003.25; black-eyed beans. 3.0003.60; gar
vancos, 4.0004.60; lentils, imported, 7.000
8.00; lentils, California, 3.5004.00.
NUTS—Walnuts, Los Angeles, 607; me
dium soft, 7®Bc; soft shell, Los Nletos,
fancy, 7c; almonds, soft shell, 9; paper
shell, 10; hard shell, 405; pecans, 10012;
filberts, 11%©12; Brazils, 11012; pinons, 11
012; peanuts, eastern, raw, 6%06%; roast
ed, B©B%c; California, raw, 4<<i3; roasted,
708 per lb.; strained, 405; beeswax, 20iij
25c per lb.
GRAlN—Wheat, No. 1, 1.60; No. 2, 1.50;
corn, small yellow, 1.15; iarge yellow, 1.10;
barley, common, 1.05.
MILLSTUFFS—FIour, local mills, 4.80
per bbl.; Stockton brands, 4.85; Oregon, 5.05;
eastern, 5.7507.25; shorts, ton, local, 26.00;
whole barley, per 100 lbs., ; rolled bar
ley, per 100 lbs., 1.05; whole corn, per 100
lbs., 1.0501.10; cracked corn, per 100 lbs.,
I. 10; feed meals, per 100 lbs., 1.20; bran, per
ton, 21.00; oats, 1.50; graham, per 100 lbs.
HAY—Wheat, per ton, 1.00013.00; barley.
11. 00013.00; oat. ; alfalfa, baled, 11.000
12.00; loose, : straw, 6.00.
DRESSED MEATS—AII per pound: Beef,
No. 1, 6%c; No. 2, 6%; hind quarters. No. 1,
8%; hind quarters, No. 2, 7%; ribs of beef,
10; veal, 7STB: mutton, 7; lamb, 8; pork, 609
CURED MEATS—Rex hnms. 9%; pic
nic hams. 5%; No. 2. 8%% select mild cure,
8%; special fancy breakfast, 12; special
breakfast bacon, 11%; Rex bacon, 10; Bex
boneless hams, sugar cured, 9; Rex bone
less butts, ; summer sausage, 16c;
Rex dried beef, Insldes, 14%; Rex dried
outsldes, —; smoked tongues, 16; Diamond
C breakfast bacon, backs, per lb., 9; bacon
bellies, 9; light medium bacon, 9%; medium
bacon, 8%; dry salt clear bellies, 16-26 ay.,
8; dry salt clears, 35-40 avg., 7%; salt clear
backs, 7; Rex pure leaf lard, tierces, 7; Iv
ory, tierces, 5%; cottolene, tierces, 6%;
Rexolene, tierces, 5%; special kettle ren
dered lard, 7%; Orange brand, 50s, 6%; 10s.
7%; ss, 7%; 3s, 7%.
TALLOW—Per lb., 203% c.
LIVESTOCK—Per lb.: Beeves, 2%<53%;
hogs, 3603%; lambs, per head, 2.00<§2.50;
sheep, per cwt., 2.50JJ3.76; calves, per lb.,
HIDES—Dry (us they run), 14%; do. kip,
12; do. calf, 16%; bulls, 7; salt steer,
do. stags and bulls, 3; cows, 4%(fi5%; sheep
skins, [email protected]
Real Estate Transfers
Thursday, Feb. 17, 1898.
G. W. and J. W. Stimson to E. Mathie—
Lot 4, Geo. W. Stimson's subdivision; $1100.
W. M. and M. A. Martin to S. P. R. R. Co.
—Part sec. 10, 1 S. 9; $1000.
R. and J. L. Reynolds to J. L. Sledzlan
oski—Lot 34, blk 8, Park tr.; $2400.
J. L. and L. M. Sledzlnoskl to R. Rey
nolds—Lot 3, Vineland; $1500.
A. S. and M. E. Stimson to H. Koepke—
.Part lot 27, Watt's subdivision; $3000.
A. Vignola to L. Escallier—Lots 5 and 6.
blk 3S, subdivision Field's Occidental
Heights tr.; $6000.
E. M. Utley et al. to Central Aye. Con
gregational curch of Los Angeles—Lot C 2
G. & D. Adams street tr. :SIOOO.
H. C. Witmer to E. P. Terry—Lot 37
Ellendale Place, lot 37% Bowers' add. to
Ellendale Place; $950.
Deeds 3 6
Nominal "' 26
Total .'519,110
Poor John Mitchell Held to Answer (or
"Borrowing" Tools
John Mitchell, who was arrested ten
days ago on a charge of petty larceny and
has since been ill in the city prison, was
held to answer in $1000 bonds yesterdoy
afternoon by Justice Morrison. The theft
charged against him was a most urivial
one, consisting ot stealing a can of oil and
a monkey wrench which he declared he
only desired to use for a few minutes
and intended to return them.
After his arrest the officers discovered
that he had once before been convicted of
peUy larceny and this prior conviction was
used against him. He was at once taken
to the county jail.
"Josh" Is a Go
B. B. Langdon, a "sure thing" gambler,
will spend the next 100 days on the chain
gang unless he pays a fine of $100, which in
his present financial condition is Impossi
ble. He was before Justice Owens yester
day for sentence and that is what he got.
The severity of the punishment was de
served and he expected six months. He Is
the man who, while drunk,,, struck a
crippled woman several times ln the face
on Main street because she told him it
was none of his business where she was
going. His defense was that he intended
the blows "as a josh." The court also had
the same intention in giving him the sen
tence, but in the case of the sentence the
"Josh" is a go.
Chamber of Commerce
Major E. F. C. Klokke, chairman of the
committee for the banquet to be given by
the chamber of commerce Washington's
birthday, says that the work of the ban
quet committee is progressing favorably.
Any members who want tickets for the
annual banquet and are not supplied with
them are requested to apply immediately
at the chamber of commerce.
Tickets to view the plucking In the os
trich farm may also be obtained on appli
cation at the chamber of commerce. The
ostrich farm excursion will be held Feb
ruary 22d.
Claimed He Was Bobbed
James Wilson was brought to the police
station last night, gloriously drunk. He
was picked up by the police in an East
Second-street lodging house, where he was
trying to move all the furniture. Not a
cent was found on his person, and he
claimed that he had been robbed of $70
by two women in the lodging house. He
could give no particulars of the robbery.
When the officers arrested him he was
demanding his money of two women. The
case is being investigated.
Marriage Licenses
Frank H. Blsbee, 20, lowa, and Nellie
E. Garrison, 22, Nebraska, residents of Co
James W. Elwood, 28, Tennessee, and
Eleanor M. Hewes, 17, Massachusetts, res
idents of this city.
Harry J. Hunslcker, 49, Pennsylvania, a
resident of the city, and Jane Beatty, 52,
Ohio, a resident of Toledo, O.
John H. Griffin. 27, and Helena Dahl,
18, natives of California, and residents of
this city.
Spain's New Minister
MADRID, Feb. 18.—Senor Polo y Ben
nabe, the new Spanish minister to th£
United States, dined today with United
States Minister Woodford. Mr. Woodford
had sent a letter to Senor Gullon, minister
ot foreign affairs, stating that he had been
charged to express, In the name of the
president, the government and the people
of the United States, their gratitude to
ward Spain for Its expressions of sympa
Mosier Arraigned
J. H. Mosler, who was brought back from
San Diego to answer to a charge of grand
larceny, was arraigned yesterday ln the
police court and the case was set for
next Wednesday. Mosler is said to have
assisted ln the robbery of Joseph Schmidt
of J230 by use of knock-out drops.
Salvationist Nurses
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 18.—General Booth, com
mander-in-chief of the Salvation Army, ar
rived here today. In an interview General
Booth said that, ./ there came a war be
tween the United States and Spain he
would order the Salvation Army in Amer
ica to go to the front as nurses.
All the Trunk Lines Will Be Asked to
Assist in Fighting the
Canadian ,
Associated Press Special Wire
CHICAGO, Feb. 18.—The Canadian Pa
cific road today exploded a bomb among
tho American competitors by announcing
a wholesale reduction of rates. These cuts
affect business In two directions. In the
first place, the rates from all New Eng
land points to Minneapolis and St. Paul
aro slaughtered; and, again, New England
points and points ln the slate ot New York
have had a blanket rate applied, so far as
all business to North Pacific coast points la
concerned. These transcontinental rates
have been cut almost ln two. The present
rates from tho Atlantic seaboard to the
North Pacific coast are $71.35. first class,
and $07.40, second class. Tomorrow tTie
Canadian Pacific will make these rates
from all points In New England and New
York $40, llrst class, and $30. second class.
Rates to St. Paul will be cut from $29.50,
llrst class, and $2.8.50, second class, to $20,
first class, and $19, second class.
On learning the Canadian Pacific s In
tention in the matter, the Grand Trunk
road at once Invited the Chicago roads to
join It In meeting these rates via Chicago.
They have been importuning tho Grand
Trunk for monlhs to join them in meeting
Canadian Pacllic rates, little thinking that
as soon as such an agreement was effected,
the Canadian Pacific alone, at one slash,
would work such havoc with their reve
nues. If they agree to the Grand Trunk's
request, It will mean the Immediate reduc
tion of the rates from 'hicago to North
Pacific points from $01.50. first class, and
$51.50, second class, to $40, first class, and
$30, second class. Doubtless the Northern
Pacific and the Great Northern roads will
be as anxious as the Grand Trunk that the
Chicago roads should join ln meeting the
rates. Their refusal would simply mean
that they had gone out of the business for
the time being, and that would mean that
the two roads named running west from
St. Paul would get little or none of the
business, because they would have no east
ern connections to take It to them, and the
Canadian Pacific is not likely to give them
A meeting of interested lines has been
called for tomorrow to decide on some
definite course of action, but it may have
to be adjourned to the beginning of the
week on account of the absence of many
of the general passenger agents ln the
east. At a meeting held here today it was
decided to ask trunk lines to assist in fight
ing the Canadian Pacific.
TACOMA, Wash., Feb. 18.—The Northern
Pacific railroad announces a big cut in pas
senger rates to become effective Saturday,
February 19. The rate from Tacoma to St.
Paul, Duluth and points in Minnesota,
North Dakota and Manitoba will be cut in
two. Heretofore the rates to the above
points have been $50, first class, and $40.
second class. In effect next Saturday, the
rates will be $25, first class, and $20, second
The rates from Tacoma to Chicago will
be $31.50, first class, and $26.50, second class.
To points in Ontario and Quebec, as far
east as Montreal and south of the line of
the Grand Trunk railway, Port Huron to
Montreal, $40, first class, and $30, second
The same rates will prevail from the east
to Tacoma.
The Canadian Pacific announces that it
will meet these rates one day later, Sun
day, February 20.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. 18.—The
Soo Paclilc has announced, as effective on
February 23, a rate from Minneapolis and
St. Paul to Puget sound points of $15, first
class, $10, second class, and to Portland
$5 higher.
TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. 18.—A special to
the Capital from Salina says: The gov
ernment lien on the middle division of the
Kansas Pacific railroad fn Kansas was
sold this morning In this city. The road
was bought by Alvin W. Krech and Wins
low S. P. Pierce, representing the reor
ganization committee, for $5,300,000. There
was no competition at the sale. Mr. Krech
was the only bidder. W. D. Cornish acted
as auctioneer.
Must Be Submitted to Secretary
Alger's Inspection
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18.—While the bids
for the construction of a breakwater at
San Pedro harbor, which were opened in
San Francisco last week, show decidedly
low figures, it Is said that further scrutiny
must be undergone before anything in the
way of letting contracts takes place. Not
only Is there the unusual feature in the
contract that they shall be void if no ap
propriation is made this year, but orders
have been given the engineers' department,
which ordinarily awards contracts with
out reference to the secretary of war. that
all San Pedro bids must be sent to General
Alger before any action is taken.
Chopped His Foot
W. H. Beers, who resides at Fourth and
San Pedro streets-, was brought to the re
ceiving hospital last night suffering from
a bad wound in his left foot. He had been
splitting wood and while resting his foot
on a piece of wood to steady it for the blow
with an ax the wood slipped and the ax
struck his foot, cutting a gash several
Inches long between the toes. Dr. Hagan
sewed up the wound and the injured man
was then taken home.
The Suffragists
WASHINGTON. Feb. 18.-The woman's
suffrage convention occupied its morning
session today with resolutions of condo
lence and sympathy upon the death of Miss
Frances E. Willard, and with the annual
election, which returned all the old officers
for the coming year. At 1 p. m. the dele
gation, numbering were received
by President McKinley ln the east room at
the executive mansion.
Sole Agency
Bartlett's Music House
Everything in Music
233 S. Spring St. Established 1875
Thousands are Trying It.
In order to prove the great merit of
Ely's Cream Balm, the most effective cure
for Catarrh and Cold in Head, we have pre
pared a generous trial size for 10 cents.
Get it of your druggist or send 10 cents to
ELY BEOS., sG,Warren St., N. Y. City.
I suffered from catarrh of the worst kind
ever since a boy, and I never hoped for
cure, but Ely's Cream Balm seems to do
even that. Many acquaintances have used
it with excellent results.—Oscar Ostrum,
45 Warren Aye., Chicago, 111.
Ely's Cream Balm is the acknowledged
cure for catarrh and contains no cocaine,
mercury nor any injurious drug. Price,
£0 cents. At druggists or by mail.
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Jjiipif Dr. Meyers & Co.'s prices reasonable.
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Dr. Meyers & Co. have a working capital ol
Capital paid up $500,000.00
Surplus and reserve $875,000 00
A OLASSELL,^ R L. N D^TJE E i.^. O HEL AN ELLMAN ' >*" * "
, SPee'alCollection Dc Partment. Corre epondence Invited. Our Safotv Deposit De-
Vartmnt offers to the public safes for rent in Its new Fire nnd Ti„ rK i a r-Proof Vault
which is the strongest, best guarded and best-lighted in this elty. >
At Los Angeles
Capital and Profits, $270,000.00
S C trimmer r S - C ' HUBBELL J. M. C. MARBLE
O ?i , "? e, 7l ffl,t °- H.CHUKCHILL, JOS. D. RADFORD.
A ' t-' r ' Rf - H,LL --Hrst Vlce-rresidcnt O. T. JOHNSON, <"II\S MONPOE
a « JOHNSON....Second Vice-President W. S. DE VAN, t. c. NEWLIN. '
JOS 'n wm-npnV.Cashier N. W. BTOWELL, John h.. MARBLE
» i ,;^H,„ ORD Assistant Cashier fredo. Johnson, h, m lutss
v. I. ROGERS Assistant Coshlerl A. HADLEY.
United States Depository
CAp ITAL $600,000.00 SURPLUS $50,000.00
C - HOWES Cashier E. W. COE Assistant Cashier
,°r nebr^ k , c ' Glllelen. P. M. Green. Chas. A. Marrlner. E. P. Joha
r-Ji m i M ; Van Dyke ' w - c - Rrown. L. C. McKeeb", F. C. Howes
no preferred c™A\™ r g' P °'' lta °' eUher * CoUnty " °" y treasurer ' and therefore
Corner Main and Second Streets
J F rahti-ikt d H - W ' Hellman. J. F. Sartorl.W. L. OraTes
MAURICFIB HBiJt" Si 0 ' HJ ' Flelsh ™<b C. A. Shaw. F. O John
W D I O\QYEAR .Vice President son. J. H. Shankbtnd. J. A. Graves. M. L.
Cashier Fleming. M. S. Hellman. W. D Longyear.
interest paid on term and ordinary deposit*
Money loaned on first-class real estats
? A S IT i. A tH RJSm* $400,000 Surplus and undivided profits 0ver..5250,000
*BAias * TT^=A«- President W. G. KERCKHOFF Vice-President
FRANK A. GIBSON Cashier W. T. S. HAMMOND....Assistant Cashier
J. M. Elliott J. D. Blcknell, F. Q. Story, H. Jevne. J. D. Hooker, W. C. Patterson,
Wm. G. Kerckhoff.
No public fnnda or other preferred deposits received at this bank.
Capital $500,000
W. J. WOOLLA.COTT President WARREN GILLELEN, Becond Vlce-Pres.
J. F. TOWELI First Vice-President J. W. A. OFF Csshlet
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 and Spring and Tern pie 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'Melvenv
J. B. Lankershlm. O. T. Johnson, Abe Haas, 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, Vlue-Presldent: W. M. Caswell. Cashier.
Directors. I. W. Hellman, J. E. Plater. H. W. Hellman, I. W. Hellman. Jr., W.
M. Caswell.
Interest paid on deposfts. Money to lo an on first class real estate.
Paid up Capital and Profits, $145,400.
M AIN A N , D FIRST STS. Victor Po net. President; L. W. BUnn and C. N.
Flint, Vice Presidents: M. N. Avery. Cashier; P. F. Schumacher, Assistant Cashier
Interest paid on deposits. Money lonaed on real estate.
152 North Spring St. Interest Paid on Deposits
DIRECTORS-J. H. Sraly. J M. Elliott. H. Jevne. Frank A. Gibson. Simon Maler.
W. D. Woolwine, W. C. Patterson. Safe Deposit Boxes for Rent
W. S. BARTLETT, Pres. WM. FERGUS ON, Vlce-Pres. W. E. McVAY, Cashier.
DIRECTORS: Wm. Ferguson, R. H. F . Variel, S. 11. Mott, A. E. Pomeroy, C. S.
Cristy, F. C. Howes, W. S. Bartlett. Five per cent Interest paid on term deposits.
Direct Wires. 91?* c C nP i n ~ C* Reference:
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