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LOCAIi^MARRETS.;
Game was in light receipt'and unchanged*
POULTRY — Live Turkeys, 1»®1Sc" per - lb"
Gccse. per pair. $2@2 25; Goslings, .'$2(»2 25-
Ducks, $5 50(g6 50 per dozen for old and $6 50©
7 50 for young; ; Hens, $7©8 * for . large and
%Xt SO^ti 50 for s-mall: young .Rooeters. $7^8
old Roosters, $5® 6; Fryers, $fi 50®7: Broilers,
$5g5 50 - for laree . and $4^4 50 for ¦ small:
Pigeons, $1 25'S 1 50 per dozen for old and $2 25
@2 50 for. Squabs/ . ... . ¦<•:...
-GAME — Gray- Geese. $3 i»r dozen: • .White
Geese.*- $ltj I DO; Brant . $1 50§2 ; for 'small and
$2 50@3.' for large: Honkers, • $4{$5; '.-, English
Snipe. $•» 50; Rabbit*. $1 5O®2 for Cottontails
and Jl'al -3 for Brush; Hare, Jl 25^1 50.
Poultry waa quite active and continued' in
excellent ¦ ahape for sellers. • Retailers . Were
purchasing freely in anticipation < of- a ' brisk
demand for the . Easter . and .Jewish holiday
trade. Twc cars of Western were on sale.* mak
ing four for the current week.' and' cleaned up
promptly at good, prices. Receipts of domestic
stock were light and large young, stock and
good, heavy Hens were firm at:' higher prices.
Old, *«craggy Roosters and very small' Broilers
were rather dull. . . .-'.'-•.- -.
Poultry and Game.
: iCQFFEE-MTosta e Rica— Nominal: 134615c
for;strlctly prime to fancy washed; 'lSHOtfc
for prime washed; ll}£$12Uc for rood washed;
,CORDAOE — The' local company ' quotes as
follows, en days or per ' cent discount for
cash, no sales under 10.000 lbs: Manila. 14^c;
Sisal. 10?4c;. Duplex. 9»icT-BaIe Rope, ll'i©
ll«ic per Ib . . - - , .- - . ¦ .- .
7',jc; blocks, "Oriental." 6Uc;- blocks, "Sea
bright." 6 s ic: tablets. '7c: middles. 7©S»ic;
fancy boneless • 8}4®8*ic-,' pickled Cod. bbls.
$3; pickled Cod. half bbls, $4 75. ,
There was some activity in Gas and Elec
tric at $W*53 50. but otherwise the local
securities were quiet. California Fruit Can
ners sold at $97. Bonds were dull. There
was nothing new In the oil stocks, and th*
mining i stocks were generally easy.
Ex -dividend yesterday: .Pacific Coast Borax
Company, regular monthly. $1 per share,
amounting to $19.C0O.
The General Electric Company has declare'!
a regular quarterly dividend of $2 per share on
the common stock, payable April. 15. ¦
The grosa earnings of the California and
Northwestern Railway Company for February,
19O4. amounted. to $74.»72. aa compared with
$74,341 for February. 1903. an Increase of $631.
There waa a deficit, after charges, last month
of $37,054. The gross earnings for the eight
months ended February 29. 1004. were $XH.
263. as compared with $S77.0R5 for the same
period last year, an Increase of $54,198. The
net earnings for the eight months ended Feb
ruary 29. 1904. were $21O.«2S. a decrease of
$48,134. - as compared with the corresponding
period- ending; February 29. 1903. The siir-
Another Quiet Day on the Local
Exchanges.
<l-.-fJth Meridian— Pacific Time.)
BAN FRANCISCO. Marca 23—5 p. ;n.
The rol:oning are the ecabonal rainfalls to
date fla cempared with those of same dato last
fccaeon and rainfall In last twenty-four hours-
Last .< ThlB Last
Station* — - 21 huurt. Season. Season.
1-;ui-r-k:i <S 1C
n<" J Hiuff 0.0S 2S.30 22.74
Sacramento 0.22 16.07 14. CH
Framifco »0.<;7 19.00 lfi.i.7
FrwiO 0.<M» fi.64 7.7»
l:id»-(wnd'nce O.Ort 2.55 2.07
San l.uis Obispo «>.22 J3.RS 1«..'J2
Lt;s Ai^f'o O.1S K.~Z ' 1.1.62
San l)l>'Z» O.l«i 3.91 ».94 •
TUE COASTRECORD. •
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ETATIONS. I |||§|§ f" S
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Baler 29.54 42 3S NE Cloudy .65
'•arfon 29.60 46 W NW Cloudy T.
Fresno 29.S0'«0 »¦ N Rain .«6
n&eftun 29.40 S2 40 KW Clear T.
Pocatello 29.52 44 3« SW Cloudy .SO
independence .29.48 «0 4rt W . «^lear - .08
l>5s Ang.>les..2».R2 «n 60 BW Pt Cldy .18
Wt Tamalpaft.29.Rl 42 .. NW «^oudy .00
Head.. .29. 72 46 40 SW • Cloudy . .24
Weather Report.
'stock maeket.
FOR TUESDAY. MARCH 29.
Flour, qr «ks .. 11.515'Corn Meal. East-
Wheat ctls ...* 4.2«4) ern. ctle l.W
Barley*, ctls ... 3.«11 Feed, sks «7
Corn, ctl . 87J Wool, bales .... 29.
Beans ak» l.lMlTallow. ctls 211
Potatoes, ska .. 2.4781 Quicksilver, fika. 278
Onions. «ks ... » Hides. No 210
Bran, sks 577tPelU. No l.OKJ
Middlings slcs.. 50i Leather, rolls .. lit
Hay. tons 293| I.lme. bbls ' 27.-J
Straw tons.... I'M Paper, reama .. l.flT-5
Hops 'bales .... 4 Wine, gals 3t).tWO
Shorts, sks .... 75 Sugar, ctls ... 3.000
OREGON.
Bran, sks .... 577!
Receipts of Produce.
Foreign. Futures.
LIVERPOOL. -
Wheat— . 'May; July.
opening ..-. :..: ;..«siw « «•;
Closing 6 Sijl, 6 8Vi
'- PARIS. ..
Wheat— i • -, '. March. Sept.-Dec.
Opening ...; 21 "ft 21 25
i CJoeln? ......'. 2180 2120
•¦ Flour — • . .¦ ,
; Opening -....; 28 85 29 15
j Closing ....:.....:•...'.....;¦ 2S 70= 29 10
. v Boston Wool Market.
\ BOSTON, March 29.— A steady demand holds
in the woel market, both domestic and foreign
being strong. Pulled and territory wools are
Hrm. with supplies moderate. - Quotations:
.. Idaho — Fine, 154il5»iis heavy, fine. 13@14c:
fine' medium," .15@15Vic; low^TnedJum. 17®l8c.
. Wyoming — Fine.^lOglSVic; ¦ heavy. . fine, 13®
14c;. flue medium. 18®l5Vjc; medium, 18@19c;
low medium, 18®luc.- - -A .
.-Utah and- Nevada-^-Flne, 1554c;. heavy, fine,
13@14c; fine, medium.- 15>i@ltic; medium,' 1S@
10c:-low medium," 19fl20c. \. '
y r- Montana— Fine,. choice,. 18®iac; fine, medium
choice." 1S@ 19c;, average. 18®19c; . staple, 19®
20c; medium, choice, ; 18® 19c. •
I St: Lo nis Wool 'Market. ' •
ST. . LOUIS, March ' 29.'— Wool, steady.
Medium grades, combing and- clothing. 16@
22c; light fine, 15@17^c; tub washed, 22@31c.
._.'.. L: -Northern Business.
I', SEATTLE. ; March; 29.— Clearings, $499,955;
balances. $So,rj7S. ;: * \ ' : ¦'¦
, TACOMA. March-, 29.- ; -ClearlnKs, $29-1,858;
balances, -$2S!5U0.- j- •' .
"PORTLAND. March 29.— Clearings, $4C8,37C;
balances.. *B8,SS2y : •- '
SPOKANE. March 29.— Clearings, $312,349;
balances.' $43,030: : .: " ¦•;'<-..
" ', " Northern Wheat Market.
OREGON.
PORTLAND. March . 29.— WHEAT— Walla
Walla. 75c; bluestem.- 81c; valley, 81c.
->¦ ¦¦; -WASHINGTON. '
TACOMA.- March 1 29.— -WHEAT — Unchanged;
bluestem; 8Cc: club, 1 75c. -
The following quotations are for rood, tonal
Livestock, delivered In San Francisco, lets SO
per cent shrinkage for Cattle:
CATTLE^ — Steers. 8$S>c; Cows and Heifers*
7©8c; thin Cows, 495c per lb.
CALVES — 4tfr4Vie per lb (gross weight).
SHEEP — Wethers. 4HtT5Hc; Ewes. 4*4^4^3
per lb (gross weight).
LAMBS— 6%66c per lb.
HOGS— Live Hogs. 140 to 200 lbs, 5!iff«e:
over 200 lbs. 5H1|5%c; soft Hogs. 4«i«3"-ir;
8ows. 20 per cent off; Boars, SO per cent off.
and Stags, 40 ser cent off from above quota
tions. ¦.: ;
DRESSED MEATS.
Wholesale rates from *laurhterer« to 4««Jsrs
are as follows: *
BEEF— 7i4S9Ho for Steers and TffTHo per
lb for Cows
VEAL— Lart;*. 8^«9e: «nall. 8%t«%e per
pound.
MUTTON— Wethers. 9H»10Ho; Bwm. 9^9
10c per lb.
LAMB — None coming In.
PORK — Dressed Hogs. 6^1990 P«T 1%.
LIVESTOCK MARKET.
Soma further changes will b« obawved. Beef
is higher, scarce and getting scarcer. In Hut
ton, Ewes have again advanced. Mutton is
also scarce, and this market Is now drawing
the bulk of Its supplies from Utah, Idaho and
Montana. Spring Lamb Is only occasionally
eeen. and the heary rains and high -water In
this State have stopped all shipments henc<«
from the Interior, especially from tha Sacra
mento River region. Dressed Hogs ar» also a
fraction higher, but theT« is bo further ad
vance In live Hots, though receipts are rery
moderate. Veal Is the only description la th«
list that Is cominar forward In any quantity.
Meat Market.
"¦¦ Hops are quoted quiet, though a' few sales |
j are being made at the quotations below. Buy- 1
ers have raised Jheir bids for 1904 contracts, J
¦ both here and up north. Tacoma advices re- ;
| porting bids at 18®2Oc. Spot stocks are very ]
• small, as frequently mentioned of late.
1 The. heavy rains have stopped all operations .
: in 'Wool, both shearing- and buying-, in all j
! sections of the State, and the trade, look for j
no further movement until the weather clears. ,
: Prices remain unchanged. ft \> ' ' ¦
1 Hides are steady and conditions remain as
for some : time back.
HIDES AND SKINS — Culls and brands sell
; abcut >:felc under quotations. Heavy Satted
i Steers, O'.ic: medium. 8^ic: light. 7%*c; Cow
I Hides. 8c for heavy and 75ic for light; Stags.
16c: Salted Kip. -9c; Salted' Veal. 10c: Salted
! Calf, lie; dry Hide*. >15«tl6c: dry Kip. 13c; dry
I Calf. 18c: Sheepskin*, shearlings. 25.®30c each;
short Wool 40ft U.V each; medium. 70®90c: Ions;
I WooU SlCfl 50; Horse 1 Hides, salt. $2 75 | for
I larse and f2&2 50 for medium. 91 25(91 75 for
small and- 50c for Colts. ' Horse 'Hides, dry.
$1 73 for large and $1 SO for medium. $1@1 25
I for small and 50c for Colts. Buck Skins — Dry
[ Mexican. 31c; dry Salted Mexican. 25c; dry
I Central American. .31c. Goat Skins— Prime An
goras, 75c; large and smooth. 50c; medium,
35c; small. 20c. •
TALLOW— No. 1 rendered. 4Vt94Ue per lb; i
No. -2. 3Vi«4c: grease. 2Vi©3c..
WOOL — Spring clip — San Joaquln'and South
ern. 12 months'. 9&llc: do 7 months', satoc
f*HOPS— 24Q27c per lb for California. 1903.
and 17',j©20c for crop of 1904.
General Merchandise.
, 'BAGS — Grain Bags.-5V4c spot and 5?ic June-
July: San Quentin, $5 40; Wool Bags. 32-g35c;
Fleece. Twine. 7»ii68c.
. CANNED FRUITS — The California Fruit
Canners 1 "Association quotes the following price
list:- .- . ¦ -•.-¦••¦; ..- __
i ¦ •• . fruits. . . '. ; . h . ¦§¦ 3. '?/.
J''-:--''-.-,' ¦ 3 • ; . ; I
Apples' '."..•'. .'r.W .•..;..'.'. %l 55!$l 30|l 2O'$l 10
Apricots ( . . r. ......;..-...... , 1 401 1 30 ....
Blackberries .1. , .'..'.... V 60 l"40l I 30 1 2O
Cherries R.- A...'...... 2 15 1 901 1 70 140
Cherries, white-....... 1 . .... 1.75) 1 60 1 35
Gherrles, black, ....-."... 2 00 1 75 160 1'35
Grapes ... ...;..... 1 35 120*110 100
Yellow Free Peaches... ....150 130 ....
Lemon Cling Peaches.*.'. 2 00 -..*.. 1 40 1 30
PearsV.: ...'. 2 00,175 ....
Plums'...". ...•.....•..'....•. -I 35 1 15 1 05 • 95
Raspberries Vi. 2'50 2 25 2 10t 1 9O
Strawberries < 200 1 75 .1.601 14O
: CANNED, yEGETTABLES— Tomatoes. 2H-lb
standard. S5c;\ Greei* I Peas — Petlts pois, $1 35
©1 50; standards. SSc; standard. . lifted, |1;
extra' sifted. -*l 15; "marrowfats,! 82 He.
• COAL— Wellington. v %S -per ton; - New Wel
lington. $M: Seattle. * 3 50: Bryant. $t; ,%0: Bea
ver Hill. *8: Stanford. »":• Kostyn. -$7: Coos
Bay. $5 50; Greta. $7: Wallsend. $7; Richmond.
*7 50; Cumberland. $1U in bulk and lit '.T. In
sacks;- Pennsylvania Anthracite Egg-, < 914;
Welsh 'Anthracite -Egg.*. $13; Welsh- Lump.
$1150; Cannel. f S 50 per ton: Coke, 111 50(813
per ton in bulk and $15 In sacks; Rocky Moun
tain descriptions; $11 -43 per 2C00 lbs and $12 SO
per long-, ton.- according .to brand. . ¦
'PACIFIC CODFISH— Bundles., per lb. 4t£c:
cases rcjtular. 5'ic; casea. txtra, large. 5^c;
Kastern style. 6Vic; boneless. 6%c: '•Norway,"
6Uc;^ "Narrow Gauge." 6«4c: "Silver King."
Hides, Tallozv, Wool and Hops.
. Stocks— . - Sales. High. Low. Close.
Atchison 42,600.' "l'i ¦ ?$•£ --71H
Atchison pfd «00 00«i !KH| . BO^i
Baltimore & Ohio 15.600 SOT 8 79 H(f .
Bait & Ohio pfd .... Sf»
Canadian Pacific. 900 115U 114*; 115
Cen of New Jersey '...;.- .... l&e
Chesapeake & Ohio 300 .Slvfc 31»; 31 "^
«^hicago &. Alton.; 700 38% - G7*i S8»i
Chi & Alton pfd .'...¦'.*.•.. SO
<"hl & Great Went. 300. ' 15»i • 15»^ -15%
Chicago & N W.. l.«00 172U'-16» . 171S;
Chi. Mil & St. P. .31,000 144% 141»i 144U
<". M & St P pfd.. .... .... 173
Chi Term & Trans ..... -: '.'*.. .... 914
Chi T & T pfd 100 1»H '-' 19*a ' U* 1 -^
C. C. C & St Louis ..... . .!.. 74'
Colorado Southern. .600-16 "15% 15U
Colo South 1st pfd. 100 '¦53 ,53- 52%
Uolo South 2d pfd. 200 22% 22% 22 li
Dela & Hudson. ... 4.300 155 153Vi 164
Del. Lack A West. 200 268 268 265
Denx-er & Rio G 20«i
Hen & Rio O pfd.. 200 «9 6» eO'A
Erie -17.600 '26% 25«i " 2G^i
Erie 1st pfd. COO 64 63^4 63U
Erie 2d pfd ..... 1.1C0 42 40? B 40?i
Hocking Valley 73';
Hocking Valley pfd ..... go«i
Illinois Central .. 1.000 130«i' 129% J30ii
Iowa Central 100 19 10 i»
Iowa Cept pfd 300 33% 33 . 331;
K C Southern .... .... l*i?
K C Southern pfd. ..:.. ...." ..;.- 35
Louis & Na«h .... 6.4OO lORVi 107iilO7'«
Manhattan L : 600 143% 142% 142)4
Metropolitan E«c8. • .... .... jg
NEW YORK STOCK. LIST,
NKW VOBKj March *_"J.— Union Pacific madt
a momntut In to-day's market similar in char
act* r 'although n( lets violence) to that of
Monday o. laa week pracedins the announce
ment Of tht plan of the <l'?tr : bution of the
Northern t-tcuritiea assets, nut this U-olatr-d
movetrert failed siirnally to carry the general
market with it. This slUKKiehne?* of the gen
f-ral marktt seemed adequately accounted for
in thf rariy dealing* by the confllctinc move
imtit in United. t^talen .Steel preferred, whith
*olu down more than a point below yester
day's ¦•losinB. The- general list seemed to be
h€!'l in suspension by these conflicting move
ment*, but iho discrer.ancy became marked
iati r in tli« <Ja:v ivhcu the' pressure against
I mud t-t&tes S-te^I preferred was relieved
v.-ithout a recovery, however, while the rise iii
Union Pacific became more buoyant.
The renewed strength In the mersrr securi
ties on t*i" curb was the only response that
might be ,n sympathy with the rise In Union
Pa-Jflr. The jceneral list remained Inert untfi
the lally Ju*t at the close. The source of the
moti\e of the buying of Union Pacific was as
much of a mjraterjr as ever, but there can be
no doubt thtt the suspicion has gained a
hold <:n the speculative community that, all
is not peaceful in the rrocess of undoing the
Northern Securities merger. The fear gain*
ground that the real point atls*ue is an ad
\ar.tago cf v^it'on j n fhe transcontinental
field which threatens to reopen the whole dis
pute wnich was fought to so violent a termina
tion in 1901. The fear , is fostered by the
traversing of the history of the formation of
the Northern Securities Company and by the
republii ation cf the contention by E. H. Har
riman in a public hearing that the transfer of
his holdings of Northern Pa^lnc was by private
sal'- to J. P. Morgan & Co., and not by de
lxjsit of the slock with th? Northern. Securities
Company lor exchange Into their stock. The
impreiision thus tet afloat in Wall street Is
that He Union Pacific interests are standing
out for. the return of their original holdings of
Northern Pacific and the control of that system
while It is also felt that there 1« no more dispo
sition to yield this peaceably than at any other
previous time. Rtt>ortB of enormous loans made
on Union Pacific collateral kept alive th"
curiosity is to the absorption of that'Stockl
but threw no light on the question. It was not
until th» cksing dealings that the market
shawed any sign of response to the Union Pa
cific. A rise of over 2 points in St. Paul -and
Hiln SouTliern Pacific then pulled the general
list' up to last night's level or .slightly above
The heaviness of United States Steel* preferred
was due to the fears of a statement of the
earnings for the quarter I to be made at the
meotJngnext week, which Is also to act on the
dividend. The session of the Stock Exchange
passed without any announcement of gold -ex
ports by to-morrow'* steamer, although for
eign exchange made a .further advance. There
was some revival of .the crop .scare oh account
of dry weather in the Southwest. • , .-.
•The market- closed .quite firm.. Bonds were
irregular. Total sales. $1,540,200. ' . .
United StaUs 2s and new 4s coupon advanced
l'i and 3s. coupon and old 4s >i- p»r cent on
call. . ... '.
AVrc York Stock Market
NEW YORK.. March 29.— Money on call was
tteady. l'^'al^ p^r cent, closing 1>, per cent,
offered at I-\ uer cent. Time luans weie
eas>. Sixty days and ninety days ogJV^ per
cent: six months, :;* t iSj4 per Wr.t. Prime
n:e:<.antile paper. 4'ihiS per vent. Sterling
e.M-ha!ige was strong, with actual business la
bjiul-crs' mil? at ft >7.Su fr.r demand and at
*l S|.o."?i4 *>\:~7t for flxty Ways, i'osied rate*
si BSQj s;,i, an d rj. Commercial bill*!
:?i S4 4 S* M**. Bar Filvf-r. :&*,<*. Mexican
dollars. 4*v. Honds — Go\enim»nts, fining:
tailroadc, rreiular.
New York Money Market.
<'r«I< |t««j«Cta *re improving rapidly and the
oui!'<k i^ l*t«rr tl'.an at any time durinc- the
A e-jod crop of hay will be raised and
pra'n t. id probably mtkf a fair crop in tome
M-Mi'-nf. Pasturare is good and cattle are im
l.rovinp. Or«:iarb> and vineyards were greatly
benefited by (lie rain and the prospect is good
Tcr la:~e > irl-'s of deciduous fruits and grapes.
APTiO':t> s.r° in full bloom at Anahoim
LOS. ANGELES SUMMARY.— Good raint in
tli* noriliern sections assure crop.«. while in
others i-ror*. thoush in fine condition will re
•jnir<- April raius to mature. Snow fell heavily
ir. the mountaine.
PAN JOAQUIN VAT.LET.- Warm. cloudy
%eath»r with frequent rain* prevailed during
the fore part of the wifk and ckar, <-oijl
either the latter, Th»*e (.oiiditloni? were very
Isvcrahle for all growing imps. .Grain and
Rra*»= have mad» rapid «rrowih: the former
[¦remises a eoud crop and thr-. latter i(= plentiful.
Krr-TK.li prunes are in bloom and apricots and
almonot- are making «;ood Browth. Almonds are
us Iar2*> as peas and promise a heavy crop;
other oeciduoug fruits are setting well. A
heavy :ro>5i occurred 011 the "5th. but no dam
f-.RC 15 reported. Stock are reported healsl-.v and
improiirg rapidly. It If estimated that T3.00<>
s -r*t- of rn.-laimfd land in the northern portion
of th'_- vi-Iiev are now florxied and the dama«r»
• auwd will be Kreat. The l»v«-es on Bouldtn
Js!»r..] gai'- way <-n the afternoon of the 24th
and th'-ur-anos of a< res «>f asparagus lands are
rx'w iin<!fr water and th<> crop a total loss.
lit%\y ram continues and mort- damage will
prot»bl> occor tx^fore th<^ water falls
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.— The rainfall
d'.irinsr thy wet-k averaged about two inches in
th* \«lipv< and throughout the xrain districts
B«d iroin : :.thr^ to five inrh«?in the foothill
and iroiJTuiUn districts. !t was the heavi*-st
lain of Ifce. tt»scn and was a < com pan led by
bcavy roo»fall in the mountains. Light frosts
o"cu!ifd a'ter the rain, but rauE-ed no damage.
COAST AND BA¥ SECTIONS.— Cool and
cloudy v.-< ath*r j'revailf-d most <if the ,wc*-k.
»ith frequent rsinfc. Fro^t> occurred in some
Sfctio:i5. but caused no material injury to fruit.
Thr OOOtteaed rams and < <;ol w<=ath«.-r are very
unfavorable Jor grain and deciciujus fruit*.
Th»;se crops «r- all m fair i-onditioii. but growth
if t-low and ursatisfactor>-. TIk- northern sec
tion it most seriously affrcl«l, as the rains
have been heavier and more frequent than in
the *outh. Iti most of thr houthern districts
th<- rainfgll has been ample and crop proep ct?
sre reported excellent. With clear, warm
weather during April ar.<J May it is probable
th?t Rood croj* of tivir.. hay and fruit will be
rai**i1 in all sections.
lent condition in «!I sections, with indications
of !sr:«; yields. Southern orrhards and vine
yards we.-r- preatly benefited by The rain.
BAC&AIIKXTO VALLEY.— Tic weather was
col a'r.'i tiyuJy durinji most 01 the we*k, with
frequent iains in th<> valleys and snowstorms in
tht mountains. Severe fruEtfe oixmrred on the
21st ard 2oth. which in ?omu places slightly
injured almonds, apricots and loaches. t;r*at
>¦¦:.*¦ I-^s hf-ea don»> by tbt int-fsi=ant rains
arid t*ii overflow <>f streams, mainly to grain
and asrarifus:. Th^ altrm:>t to clow the
broken levees failf-d, and work will not be re*
fumM until the river? fall, hi tome of tfc?
overflow. oij diatrit-ts grain fields are being re
*fe<Jed. <irain ar.o c:as? ar^ in excellent c-ondi
ticn exempt in the overflowed ser-tions. and pms
pecta continue end for larpe crops. Fruit trr<-s
filt f ti lair condition, fjut (he* truit is develop
ing Flowly owirg to the unfavorable .weather.
No work ts being done in orchards and vine
yards.
Therr It now very little 1 >j^r>evt that crops
can f* raised on the frequently overflowed
grain !ar.ds in the northern San Joaquin and
fcoutherii i-acramento valleys. The broken
levees have not yet been closed and work has
fce«n susp^nded until the rivers fall. The flood
inn at the rich asparagus fit id on Bouldin
Inland has resulted in a loss of many thousand
dollar*. <jn som«> of the overflowed lands in
OH Sa-rran<tiito X'all^y f?rmers-ha\e commenced
rtfc*-«-diT4t 10 grain. In the tection? of Northern
Calttorata n-jt waltoWl grain continues in
fail ouBdlttaa, l>ut it* growth is bejng retarded
Jjy t'-H <«jcI we-athcr and incessant rains. In
the *' utfctrn dittriitu th* raimall has bevn
lie*iter. but e-nouch has now tallc-n to Insure
good croui i» later conditions ajv favurabie.
In & atberil California the <_rop is l>ett-r than
at any time duilns the season and fair >Ulds
<jf bay anil grain arc expected.
AtoOMda. epricots and pea-.-hes were slightly
injured -by frost in portions of the Sacramento
Va!Jcy. *l>f-ciduous fruit* are iej«.irtcd in exctl-
The weather was cool, cloudy and rainy in
ail sections most of the we*k. Frost occurred
in m<;ny ulaces, bijt caused no matt-rial dam
age. The heavy rainfall in the northern dis
trict a^ain resulted in the overflow 01 creeks
and rivers, rc-riously damagaing grain lands
and flooding the ff-rtlle lands e>n the islands in
th*- Saoramento. The snowfall in the moun
tain? is i-"port€d unusually hpavy.
GENERAL SUMMARY
The wwkl.v report of A. G. McAdie. section
Airector of the climate and crop sen'ice of the
Weather Bureau, is as follows:
The Weather and Crops.
VEGETABLES— Asparagus, ic-'per lb for
extra, 5®rtc for No. 1 and 3(34c--for ¦ No -2-
Rhubarb. i.V«i?l 25 per box; Green Peas 3J85c
per lb; String Beans, per 1 lb. Toma
toes, $1 5002 50 per box or.crarfe for Los Angeles
and $1 riiKd:: for Mexican:. Summer Squash
from Los Angeles. $1 25@1 50 per bos; Cabbage
$1 10 per ctl: Carrots. 50c p;r sack; Hothouse
Cucumbers, $1®1 50 per dozen;- Garlic " S©10c
per lb: Egg Plant. per lb;- Dried ~ Pep
pers, &©8c per lb for Stockton, and- lOifi 12 4c
for southern; Dried Okra. 10®12%c ' per-ib-
Green Pepperti. 10@15c per lb: Mushrooms. UY<i
20c per. lb:- Marrowfat Squash.. l@lV4c -per lb-
Hubbard. »«c per lb. ,7 :-. . , - '
ONIONS— Yellow. $2i&2 50 per - ctl ¦» for Or
egon and $3 30(33.75 for •Australian;.. Green
Onions. 35ftti0c per box. • ' c'. .'. , w '"
POTATOES— Burbanks from .the fiver $1©
1 20 per ctl; Oregon Burbanks,' $1' 20S1 45
per ctl; River Reds, $1@1 10 per ctl: small
Or?gon Burbanks «for seed. »0e@£l per ctl-
Garnet Chiles. JliSl 20 per ctl; Early. Rose"
$1 35^1 50 per ctl; new Potatoes,- 2i:©3c -per
pound. . . - ; - •' , . •
Receipts of Asparagus were nearly 1300 boxes
and prices had a further decline. . The market
was weak owing to the lack- of demand .for
shipping, and there was qultea heavy surplus
unsold at the close. One canner-was In the
market and purchased stveral hundred . boxes
of No. 2 at 303 Vju P*r pound. .Rhubarb was In
free supply and unchanged. Peas were In light
receipt, but sold slowly at easier rates owing
to the poor - quality of the offerings., which
showed the effects of the recent ' rains. " Re
packed Iota of Tomatoes were firmly "held at
the ton rates, while offerings In original pack
ages were offered freely at the Insld: quotation.
The. steamer Curacao, which arrived from- Alex-
Icon ports on. Monday, brought up 140O boxes,
most of which were in poor condition and ' will
have to be repacked. The same . steamer
brought- up' 36 boxes of Green Peppers, which
were offering at 25@.'!0c per pound: A con
signment of five crates of Florida Tomatoes
which arrived on Monday, was sold at $3 50
per crate.'
A firm feeling prevailed In the market for
table Potatoes and trade was 'quite active, as
most deal:-rs were expecting a. higher range of
prices. The best lots of river and Oregon Bur
bank? were rradily marketed at full figures and
cheap btock moved more freely. | The firmer
feslin? is du» largely 10 reports of extensive
damage to tUe growing cropa in the flooded
river districts. Some dealers reported a weak
market for s<»ed kinds, while others were firm
In their VhWB and were still asking hl^h prices.
Dry Onions were in good request at the top
rate, with seme dealers asking a little more,
but no actual, sales were reported over $2 50
per cental. . ¦ ¦ ¦
Potatoes, Onions and .Vegetable*
¦BEANS— Baycs $2 .1.VJ72 .'0; Pea $:;i0.: -25;
Butters. $.{ 5C(fi;; 75; snla i| white." *3ff : 15;
large While. $'_' G5<S'.* 7.'-: Pink, $'{ 1'C^f I :\o;
Hed. Si 50; Lima. 2U©.1 30: Ked Kidneys,
?4 5(«7u: Ulackeye, $2g*J 15 per ctl;- Horse
Beans. f2(^'i 50.
SEEDS— Brown Mustard. $:i 75fe4: Yellow
Mustard. $;;?/.¦? 2.1; F.ax *1 SO(S 1 00; 'Canary,
.*4(?i'r.* 4 t for Eastern: Alfalfa. 14Vi®l»>c: Rape
I',i'S2c: Timothy. 6fd64c; Hemp. 3404c 1 per
lb; Millet. 3034c; Broom Corn Seed. ?20@2t
per ton.
DRIED PEAS— Biackeye, $;', per ctl; Nilcs,
$.1 ?b; Creen. $.!^3 25.
The B;an trade- coctlnue to quote a quiet
and {featureless market at quvtatlons which
have ruled for tume little time. Se^ds are dull.
Uried I'eas continue in light supply and firmly
held. . .
FEEDSTUFFS — Rolled Barley. $24tj2.*>' per
tonr Oiitakc Meal at the m'ill $2!* 5Cff.:i;
jobbint:, $32 » Cocoanut Cake $22tT23: Corn
Meal. -<29 5C@3l> 50: Cracked Corn. fMfi.il ;
Mixed Feed. $23923; Horse Btans, $JO®
40 per ton; Broom Corn Feed. 90c per ctl.
HAY— Wheat, $15^17; Wheat and Oat.
$14 !W>f 10 50; Oat. ?14@lti; Barley. $13(31.1;
Stock. $12 50<gl3 50; Alfalfa. ?I2 50@14 per
ton
STRAW— 50#70c per bale '
Beans and Seeds.
The Hay market shows no change whatever
and the demand Is sufficient to abeorb the daily
receipts.
' BRAN— $1MI1O 50 per ton " ' ' •
MIDDLINGS— ?--J(&2« 60 per ton
SHORTS— $lf<«7 19 30 per ion.
Th? millers are now reporting a better de
mand for Kt-t-dstuffs. as the hea\y rair.s have
made th«*ground so boggy that In many parts
of the Mate stockmen ha\e been obliged to take
up their stock and feed them. Prices show
mer« steadiness in consequence, though the-/
remain as before.
Ha\ and Fccdstuffs.
All descriptions under this head are in a
normal condition at unchanged prices, though
the bad condition of the country roads is check
lnc the distribution of Millstuffs at the moment
FLOUR— California Family Extras $4 S0&
5 10, usual terms; Bakers' Extias. $4 70-@5:
Oregon and Washington, Jobbing at S3 S5«4 S3
per bbl. • -
MILLSTUFFS— Prices in packages are as
follows: Graham Flour. $3 25 per 100 lbs
nye Flour, %-i 25; Rye Meal. $!; Rice Flour.
*7: Corn Meal. $3 25; extra cream do $4; Oat
Groats. $4 50; Hominy. $4@4 25; Buckwheat
Flour. $4 S034 75; Clacked Wheat $3' 75; Fa
rina. $4 50; Whole Wheat Flour %& SO- Rolled
Oat3. bbls, $7 L'[email protected] t!0; In sacks, $0 73@8 10;
Pearl Barley. $0; Split Peas, boxes, $7; Green
Pea* $5 50 per 1C0 lbs
Flour and Millstutfs.
EASTERN MAKKETS.
Phcenix 2S».54 78 62 SW Clear .00
Portland 2!>.'7<5 50 44 SW Cloudy .26
Red Bluff 2».S0 M 4« SE Cloudy .10
Roseburg 29>4 50 4« SW Cloudy .OS
Sacramento ..29.7$ 56 .w SW Cloudy .04
Salt Lake 23. 55 54 3S S Pt Cldy .61
San Fran 2».W 52 4« W clear .07
S L Ob!:«po...2».S4 56 4S W Pt Cldy .22
San Di*go 2fl.M «0 R4 SW Cloudy .l»i
Seattle 23.70 4S 42 S Cloudy .fit?
Spokane 29. 4S 40 36 S Rain .22
Tatoorh 29. 5S 46 42 W Cloudy .11
Walla W«:l!a.. 29.52 54 36 SW Cloudy .42
Winnemucca .29.00 4S 34 W Cloudy .10
Yuma 29.62 74 64 W Clear .00
WEATHER CONDITIONS AND GENERAL
FORECAST.
Unsettled weater prevails over the entire
westera half of the country. Rain, more or
less heavy, is renoited from the Mexican to
the Canadian boundary, and from the Pacific
to the R.<-ky Mountains. The pressure is ris
ing slowly on the northern coast, and while
conditions stili favor unsettled weather there
will be Ie*s rain and temporarily clear skies.
A thunderstorm in reported at Salt Lake City.
The follcwlng maximum wind velocities are ¦
reported: Independence. 26. west; Modena, 3S,
southwest: Flagstaff. 'Hi, southwest; Salt Lake,
34. northwest: North Head, 34, northwest.
At Hoisc C'.ty 1.82 inches of rain are re
ported. ',
The rivers of Northern California are all I
rJFinc rapidly and w ill continue to ri>-e j
Wednesday. The water is no lender confined '
Co r»iu!ar channels and this must be remem- j
bered in readinc the river gauge records. A j
larce acreage of grain land on the western side j
of ?he Sacramt nto is under water.
Th* following river leadings are reported: s
<"o1usa. 24.4. rising, and reports levee protect- >'
ing reclamaticn oistri<t 10s broken; Tehama. !
14.7. rising; Sacramento. 24.4 rising; RtU j
Blurt. 20,0. risiriK; San Jna'-.uin Bridce. 14.3, j
falling slowly; Waterfcrd. 7.6, rising.
Forecast made at San Francisco for thirty
hours •"ndins mMnirht March 30:
Northern California — Cloudy, unsettled J
weather Wednesday, with light ehowers; fresh
Kouiherly wind.
Southern California — Cloudy.' unsettled
weather Wednesday, with showers; fresh
touthwest wind.
Nevada— I.ipht tnow cr rain Weu- esday.
San Fraactoco and vicinity — < Mealing slowly
Wednesday; fresh westerly winds.
A. G. McADIE. District Forecaster. ;
COTTOI.ENE— One half barrel. »4c; three
half barrels. 9c: on» tierce, ST*c; two tierces,
S^c: five tierces. .8*ic. per lb. . ,-", -"/j
The market is weak - all around, and slowly
tending downward. . The heavier descriptions
of. Bacon are quoted lower, but the light
grades remain unchanged. Stocks of Hams,
Bacon and Lard are ample for- all require
ments and the demand Is not active. The
Chicago situation is unchanged.
, CURED MEATS— Bacon. 10Uc Per lb for
heavy. 104c for light ¦ medium. 13c for light,
l.'S'.ic for extra lieht and 15c for sugar-cured;
F.nstern sugar-cured . Hams. ¦ 13c; California
Hams. ta012tee; Me«s Beef. $10 50@ll per bbl;
extra VUn. $11 50012; Family. $12 50©i:i;
prime Mess Pork, $15; extra clear, $21^25;
Mess. $IS; Dry Salted Pork, 104c; Pig
Pork. 'S>27; Piss" Feet. $5; Smoked Beef, 14c
per lb.
. LARD — Tierces quoted at 6*4c per lb for
compound and 9c for pure; half-barrels, pure,
0V,c; 10-lb tins. 0*ic; 5-Ib tins, 9T s c; C-lb tins.
lOo. .
Provisions.
RAISINS — The Association quotes the follow
ing prices: Standard grades. 50-lb cases^ — 2
crown Loose Muscatels. 5**c per lb;
3-crown. S^c; 4-crown. 64c: Seedless Loose
Muscatels. 4Uc; Seedless floated. 44c: 2-crown
Malaga loo*e, 5c; 3-crown Malaga loose, 5*£c;
Seedless Sultanas, unbleached. 44c; Seedless
Thompsons, unbleached. 34c Layers, per 20
1b box — 6-crown Imperial clusters. $3; 5-crown
Dehesa clusters. $2 50: 4-crown fancy clusters,
$2: 3-crown London Layers. SI 35; 2-crown
London Layers. *1 20: usual advance for frac
tional boxts and layers. Seeded — Fancy 18-o»
cartons, per lb, 7\c; fancy 12-oz cartons, per
package. 6?4e: fancy bulk cartons, per lb, 74c:
choice lti-oz cartons, per lb. 74°: choice 12-oz
carton*, oer package, BUc; choice bulk car
tons, Der lb. 7'ic;- Iti-oz cartons. s«eded Seed
lings. Muscatels, per lb. 7c: 12-oz cartons,
seeded Settlings. Muscatels, per lb. 5*4c; bulk,
seeded Set-dlings. Muscatel?, per lb, »*ic.
Nl'TS— Walnuts, No. 1 softshell, I;*4tl4c:
No. 2. 114<312e; No. 1 hardshell. UOUKCi
No. 2 ligll'ic; Almonds, 114c for Nonpa
reils. 114c for I X L. lie for Ne Plus Ultra
and n'tc for Languedoc: Peanuts. 6^7c for
Eastern; Pecans. ll@13c; Cocoanut » $4 50@5.
HUN EY— Comb. 10@ll»-c for white and 84
#n 4c for amber; water' white extracted. R@
.">!;<¦; light amber extracted, 4 4^4^c; dark,
3» **4e.
BEESWAX— 27®29c per lb.
FRUIT— Apricots. 8K@104c for Royals and
9®12c for Moorparks: Evaporated Apples, 4>4@
6<^ sun-dried. 34T*4c: Peaches, 54@74c;
I^irs. 8©114c: Nectarines, nominal; Fig*,
white. .Ta tc in boxes; black. lV*e; Plums,
pitted. 5<a$c ©er lb.
PRUNES— 1»03 crop. 2UtW4c for the four
sizes.
The situation remains as for the past fort
night. Nuts are quiet. Fruits are largely
nominal and mostly cleaned up. except Prunes,
and . Raisins are still kept uncertain by the
factional differences between th« growers and
packer*. Honey is still handicapped by the
competition of the Cuban product in New
York.. Taken as a whole the market is al
most motionless.
Dried Fruits, Nuts, Raisins, Honey.
These trices <3o not cover th* cheaper grades,
ac it is lmrosyible to quote regular prices on
them.
LAMB — Leg. 2f»c: Fore<juarter, 124915c
HinfiTuai ter, 15S20c; Shoulder Roast, 124c
Chcps-. 2fe.
POKK— Roast. 124»18c; Chops. 15S18c.
BEEF— Prime Roast. 15fi?18e; Porterhouse
Sieak. 1^22Vic ; Tenderloin Steak. 15^3 ISc;
Cirloin *:t«ak, 124®15c; Top Round Steak.
124c; Be^f Stew, 10c; Corned Beef. 8®10c;
£oup Bon*% 4c; P'^ur Meats, S&lOc.
VEA»> — Loin Roast. 15620c; Shoulder Roast,
124^15c; Chops ar.d Cutlets, 15Jf20c; Stew,
PS»ltc.
MUTTON— Leg. 15c; Forequarter, 124c;
et»w. «510o; Prime Chop*. lRg^Oc.
The following retail prices for meats are
quoted by the Retail Butchers' Protective As
eoriatjen:
Retail Meat Prices.
A <J,fpatch from London to New York yes
terday raid that en reports of a Russian defeat
fcy the Japanese the Rusf ian 4 per cent bond?
declined 4 p^int and the Japanese issue ad
vanced 1 point.
Russian and Japanese Bands.
Miscellaneous Markets.
CHICAGO.
CHICAGO. March 20— CATTLE— T.ereipts.
fiOOO: flow 'and lower; good to prime ste»r!>,
$.*> 17.05 <i0; poor to m?<llum. $5 75«t »3;
stockcrs and' feeders. . *2 7."'?? 4 :>5; cows. $:{ 75ff
4 40; heifer*. $215:4 75: t-anners, ?I73!32 «50;
bulls'. S'J 5004; calves. S-'5«7; Texas fed stcer».
$1 1T.«4 7. r .. '
HOGS— Receipts to-day, 22.000; to-morrow.
2S.0f;0; steady; mlxcl and butchers. $5 25®
, r > CO; good to choice heavy, $5 ,VV§5 63; rough
heavy. $5 2rv&5 50: light. $5 20Q5.65; bulk of
sales .«5 VX3Z 55.
•SHEEP— Receipts., 20,000; sheep. 10c higher:
lambs, steady; good to choice wethers. $? r,0^i
5 .*»0;. fair to choice mixed. $4 25@4 CO; West
ern sheep. $4^5 55; native lambs, $4-50!?3 75.
WcFtern lambF, ?4 75®6 15. , ¦
. Livestock Market
CHICAGO. March CO.— On the Produc? Ex
rl- : ,..-r- t-j-dav t'.'.e butter market was firmer
< reamerier:. 14»il!l!ic: dairies.. \"V t ftZ\v. Esss
<a«ler; lt!' 5 «iig«ic. Cheese, easy; ICtfllc.
Butler. Cheese and Eggs.
CHICAGO, March 3'. — Cash quotations were
as fo'Iows: Flour, quift but firm. No. 2
ci-nnc wh'at. ft.VflSI 01: Xo. .'!. Mclff*!; No. 2
retl,*RMiC*$1 ')2"»; Xo. 2 corn. 55c: No. 2 yel
low. S'» ! ifi."5 a *c: Xo. 2 oats. 39?4&4OUc: No. 2
ry». 71c; gooii feeding barley. .'!Kfi30c: fair to
choice malting. (3053c; No. I flaxseed. $1 00:
No. 1 N*ortliw(stf rn, ?1 15; prime timothy seed.
$2 ftO; met;s ivirk. p^r bbl. $13513 124: lard,
per 10O lbs. *»l .s74«T*i 00; short ribs sides
(lix.f). $'> 75fdK S74: fhort clear sides <boxei>,'
$7 "."fi 7 ">0; whUky. basis of high wines. ?l 2S;
clover. CODtfact sraJe. $10 25.
Articles — . Receipts. Shipments.
Fi..ur. batrels ,",s,200 30.400
Wheat, bushels 12.000 »7..'.00
Com. burbeli 172.R0O 17:t.'J0O
1 »at? I'U>1k Is '.'C2.3PO
Ry*, bufhel 1 .000 B.2C0
Barley, bushels r>:;,t«X> 31,.i00
Cash Grain and' Provisions.
t-eptrniber :•:.¦?>, .";>i 4 32 % ' 32'i
Alera Perk, per bbl —
Mav 13 .•?.-, t3 47 4 13 074 13 074
July .'13 5.'. 13 70 13 25 13 25
l^rd. ptr ICO lbs—
.May 7 05 7 124 6 P74 rt 074
July 7 22U ,7 21'4 7 124 7 1_"4
Shcrt RIb». rcr 1"0 lbs—
May 7 r/l 7 024 fi 00 6 B0
July 7 1 7 4 7 20 7 C5 - 7 05
CHICAOO, March 'Jft.— Buyers of wheat were
out in force at the opening, -but sellers were
scarce. The result .was -a strong start, the
July option ; being, up a shade to."si@>ic at
S$?h<fi;;9V«c.' - The Initial firmness was due
partly .to hlRher cables, but the strength In
the cash market yesterday was perhaps the
chief supporting, factor. For a time the mar
ket was extremely ¦bullish* and prices contin
ued to advance, July. soiling up to 894c. The
close, however, was weak, with July at S7 s i<S
¦**7Mtc. May closed' at 95',sC, after ranging be
tween »7 1 4c, and t)7Hc
An active general .trade was witnessed in
the corn pit. but a nervous feeling was mani
fested. The close was easier. . July opened
He to tic higher at T>"c fo 52^4c and closed
at 51»4(i5.i1'»kc. . May ranged between 54>ic
and closed at S5»4(a55 T ( i c. ¦>
Oats followed the course cf oth<»r grains,
the market being governed almost exclusively
by the. aitii.ni of wheat and corn. After open
ing stfade to !»®J4c higher at S8%c to 88c,
July sold b-tween :;s%r« 38 >ic ami ;59',3@:j9>4c,
cloning at 38VS l 9389ic. ¦ . • .
' Provisions were firm early in ; the session.
The market, felt the effects of the late selling
In wheat- and corn, realizing sales causing
losses throughout. 'The close was weak, with
July pork down .'!0c at $L': 25.. July lard was
off 10c at $7 12'i. ¦ and ribs were down 7>ic
at S7 or... . . .
The leading futores ranged as follows:
• Articles— Open. High. Low. Close
Wheat No.' 2— . '
May ..; 97-% »7S 95*4 95 ?^
July dOdt 90-% !t0\ SS^i, 8.S%
July (new) M"ii 4 • SSiU, S714 s;a£
Sept (old) SRVi S,Vi S2T.i ,N3
Se*><. (new) 8JTJ Sl^ 81*4 Si's
Corn No. 2 —
May; .V,% .-..v.} M«, 55
July r.2i 4 524 51 H .M;4
September 31% 51 %¦ 50 T » 51
Oats No. 2—
May U 41 'i 40^ 404
July 3n r.rt'4 3^4 3SH
Future Grain and Proz'isions.
I quantity. ?*-
I QUICKSILVER— $13844 for local use anl
$42 sntf 13 SO oer flask for export.
SALT— Bales, $1 (40; Dairy. $8 50©9 per ten;
' Granulated. *:» 80® 10; Half Ground. 100- lb
I bags. *4 fiO: do. 50-lb bags. $3; Rock bait.
I $4 25 in 10O and $4 50 In SO lb bags; Genu
ine Liverpool. |14. $15 and Jltt per ton in pack
ages of 224. 10O and 50 lbs respectively.
! SUGAR— The Western Sugar Refining Com
pany quotes as follows, per lb. In 100-lb bags:
Cubes. A Crushed and Fine Crushed. 5. We:
I Powdered. 5.50c; Candy Granulated. 5.5«>c:
I Dry Granulated. fine. 3.40c; Dry Granu
lated, coarse. 5.40c: Fruit Granulated 5.4Oc;
t Beet Granulated (10O-lb bags only). 5.3Oc;
I Confectioners' A. 5.40c; Magcolla A, 5c:
Extra C. 4.90c; Golden C. 4.80c; "X>."
; 4.70c; barrels, 10c more; half barrels, 23c more;
j boxes. 50c more; 50-lb bags, 10c more for all
I kinds. Tablets— Half barrels. 5.90c; boxes.
I «.15c: H. & E. Crystal Dominos. 8.40c per lb.
! No orders taken for less than seventy-five bar
• rels or Its equivalent.
I LUMBER— Pine, ordinary sixes. $1S©19: «x-
I tra sizes higher; Redwood. $19923; LatS. 4
I feet. %Z 75<34: Pickets. $17823; Shingles, $2 for
i No 1 and $1 50 for No. 2: Shake*. $14 for
split and $15 for sawn; Rustle. $32034.
10}j©12Kc for food to prime washed peab«rry;
9Mi@10Hc for good to prtm» peaberry; 10H®
12c for food to prime; 0®10>4c for fair; 73JS4c
for common to ordinary.
Salvador— WQl** t c for fancy washad; 12Vtf
' 13Hc for strictly prime washed; 10<O12c for
! good to prime washed; SVa3£>4c for fair
! washed; 10<gl3c for fair to prime washed pea-
j berry; a^^fic for good to prime »emi-washed;
1 9@9V*c for superior unwashed; 8^> / 39c for good
I green unwashed; 9H>'g too for good to superior
unwashed peaberry; 7§8c for inferior to or
dinary.
Nicaragua — l2*- t 'a,'12\c nominal for prim* to
fancy washed; «SgUc nominal for fair to
strictly good washed; SU9S%c for good to su
perior unwashed; 9te®10ifcc for good to prime
unwashed peaberry.
Guatemala and Mexican — 14j?15o for fancy
washed; 12!-«'al4c for prime to strictly prime
I washed; lli»'all\c for strictly rood washed.
I 10*i®llc for good washed: 9V4®10Vie for fair
washed: 8®9c for medium: 7@SV«c for Inferior
to ordinary; 10^i@124c for fair to> prim 1 *
washed pcabrrry; 9^i^l0c for good to prime
unwashed peaberry; 8H>179c for good to su
perior unwashed. ¦ ¦
LEATHER— Sole, heary. 20@32c; «xtra
heavy, H0<340c per lb: medium 2~S29c:
light,. 240*.'«c; Rough Leather. 28<»*'^8c: Harness
Leather, heavy. 35®38o for No. 1 and 2»935c
Xor No. 2; medium. 30®37c; light. 2»9^>r:
Skirting. No. 1 40@43c; No. 2. S6@38c; Col
lar Leather, 15S16c per foot; Trace Leather. 40
©44c; Kip. unfinished. 40©60c per lb; Veal,
finished, 60©ft0c per lb: Calf, finished, 63c£$l
per lb; Wax Sides, 16#17c per foot; Belt Knife
Splits. 14<316c; Rough Splits. 83>10c per lb.
TANBARK — Ground. $20®2S per ton; stick.
$15<gl3 per cord.
OILS — Quotations are for barrels; for cases,
add 5c; Linseed. 4S»c per gallon for boiled and
47c for raw; Castor Oil, In cases. No. 1, 70c:
Bakers' AA. $1 10©l 12: Lucol, 45c for boiled
and 43c for raw; China Nut. 60©70c per gallon;
Cocoanut Oil in barrels. 58c for Ceylon and 5Sc
for Australian: extra bleached winter Sperm
Oil. 83c; natural winter Sperm Oil. 80c; extra
bleached winter Whale Oil. 65c; natural 'Whale
t CHl,«.60c; extra winter strained Lard Oil, 7.V;
No. 1 Lard Oil, 60c: pure Neatsfoot Oil 73c;
No. 1 Neatsfoot Oil. 65c; light Herring Oil.
45c; dark H*rrtn* Oil. 43c: Salmon Oil. 38c:
boiled Fish Oil. 40c; raw Fish Oil. 3Se; boiled
i Paint Oil. 35c; raw Paint Oil. 33c.
: COAL OII» — Water White Coal Oil in bulk,
14c; Pearl Oil. in cases. 2Ot,c; Astral. 20^c:
Star. 20>4c: Extra Star. 24Uc; Elaine. 2«^c;
Eocene. 234c; Deodori2»d Stove Gasoline in
bulk. 16c: in cases. 224c: Benzine. In bulk.
I 13c: in cases. l«4c: 86-degree Gasoline in
j bulk. "5c; in cases. 31c.
TURPENTINE— «4c Der rallon in cases and
78c in drums and iron barrels.
RED AND WHITE LEAD— Red Lead. 7^
74c per lb; White Lead. 7974c according to
Chicago Board of Trade.
There was nothlnc new to report In Apples
or Bananas, trade in both descriptions being
fair and supplies ample. The steamer Alameda
brought- up 4S54 bunches of Bananas from
Honolulu, nearly all of which were too rreea
for Immediate use. ¦
Two drawers of Strawberries, each contain
ing six small baskets, cams in from Palo Alto.
Th«y were of poor quality and very muddy aad
sold slowly at 15Q20c per basket.
APPLES— *2® 2 25 per box for extra fancy.
$1 50@l 75' for ordinary fancy. 90c§*l 25 for
choice, and.50S75c for common.
CITRUS FRUITS — Navel Oranges. $1 25(^2
per box for fancy and 75c>@$l 25 for standard
to choice: Tangerines, $1 50(^2 per box;
Lemons. ?1 75i©2 60 for fancy. $1 2VS1 50 for
choice and 7,V^.?1 for standard; Grape Fruit.
1112892; Mexican Linies, $3(65 50 per case;
Hnnaiw, ?i'<r_' per bunch tor Hawaiian and
$1 50@2 25 for Central American; Pineapples,
$L'5?3 per dozen.
¦There. was a fair. amount of trading- In Navel
Oranges at the recently revised quotations, and.
as receipts continued light, stocks were steadily
decreasing. The demand was confined chiefly
to low-priced fruit, with peddlers and small
storekeepers the principal buyers. The man
agers of the auction company announced that
only five cars would be available for to-day's
sale. . Choice Tangerines ruled firm at the re
cent advance, while Lemons, Limes and Grap«
Flnilt were dull. •
Deciduous and Citrus Fruits.
New York Stock and Cotton markets higher.
Local Stocks and Bonds still quiet.
Silver and Exchange about as before quoted.
Russian Bonds decline and Japanese Bonds advance.
Wheat firm but quiet. Freights low and unchanged.
Barley, Oats, Corn and Rye show few changes.
Heavy rains strengthen Feedstuffs. No change in Hay.
Flour and Millstuffs in fair average demand.
Beans and Seeds quiet and featureless.
Floods improving the Potato market. Onions firm.
Asparagus lower and coming in freely again.
Poultry higher and in good demand. Game unchanged.
Stocks of Oranges still decreasing. Prices steady.
Butter, Cheese and Eggs still weak and plentiful.
Nothing new in Dried Fruit, Nuts and Honey.
Hams, Bacon and Lard dl in good supply and weak.
Wool operations stopped by the heavy rains. Hides steady.
Heps firm, zrith rather more going on.
Beef, Mutton and Pork still slowly rising.
SUMMARY OF THE MARKETS.
• NEW YORK, March 29.— FLOUR— Receipts
25.300 barrels; exports. 9300., Moderately ac
tive and partially higher. ¦ •
'WHEAT — Receipts. 15.600 ' "bushels! < Spo't!
steady: No. : 2 red, -SI 07 . elevator, fl O8®1,11
f. o. b., afloat: No. 1 Northern Duluth
»1 06H f. ¦ o. b.. afloat: ' '; " "',
Options had a strong opening, but broke
Nc'tV York Grain and Produce.
NEW YORK. March 29. — Special cable and
telegraphic communications received, by Brad
street's show, the following changes:in'avail
able, supplies, as compared with, last account:
WHEAT— United 1 States and Canada, east
of the Rockies, ¦ decrease q 851,000 bushels:
afloat for and in Eurepe, Increase 400.000
bushels: total supply, decrease 451.000. '
: CORN— United States and Canada, east ; of
the Rockies, decrease 240,000. - .
; OATS — United States and Canada, east of
the Rockies, decrease 240. COO. ¦ . ,-¦
Visible^ Grain Supply.
•NEW YORK, March 29. — The cotton market
closed ' steady at a net - advance of 8 to 13
points. .
New} York 'Cotton Marfcct.
Cons money. .85 15-16IX Y Central. .... 120
Do acrt. R " . I Nor "&' Western. .' Fn'i,
Anaconda ..:... 3»;i n o Pfd ....89
AtchiBpn 72»ilOnt & Western.. 21 %
Do pfd f3 K I Pennsylvania .... CO
Bal f.- Ohio ..;.. Ri-li! Rand. Mines ..... »K
Can Pacific . .*. . .11»';I RendlnK 22?J
Ches & Oh'o 33<'.| Do 1st pfd..... 40
Chi' Oreat West".. IS'54 Do 2d pfd...... ."0*5
«"hi JIM & St P.14sy.lSo Railway". 22%
Do Beers 1!> I Do pfd ... . fOiie,
Den &' Hio G 21 I So -Pacific ...... 50%
Do pfd 7t • lUnion .Pacific .... RSti
Erie ....I........ 27- I :Do r>fd ....*.... 04:
Do 1st Pfd ''*vi'U S RtPd iit;
Do 2d pfd...... 4S I Do pfd .1014
111 Central- ..... .1^4 IWabash ;-iO>^
Lou's * Xash. . .111 ''. 1 Do pfd ...;.,.. .*?<!<?,
M.' K &' Texas.'. . 18 »4 1 Spanish 4s 79*;
• Bar silver — Dull. 25 11-lCd per ounce.
Moru»y— 3'/J@4 percent.' •> - • v :" ; *::
The rate of discount in the open market for
short hills Is 3 per cent arid for three months'
bills. 2!i@3 per cent. ' . , ;.
• 1 s ¦ ¦ '¦ ' ¦ ¦¦» ¦'¦— . I
London Closing Stocks.
Metrop St Ry . 900 -112K 111% "1%
Minn & St Louis .... :... 53
II, St P & S S M. .600 63?i 63Vi 63ij
M. St P & SSM pfd .' . 121
Missouri Pacific .. 7.20O 92% 91% 92ȣ
Mo. Kan & Tex 117'*
Mo. K & T>pfd .. 100 39 39 38
Ntl RK Mex pfd.. 100 37^ 37 H 37
New York Central. 20<> 117*4 117V4 117U
Norfolk & West .. 2,100 S8H 5794 '58%
Xor & West pfd: «r»
Ontario & West .. 3.400 21% 21 Vi 21%
Pennsylvania 28,400 HRXi 117H I' 8
P. C C. & St Louis 55
Reading 5,800 44% 43'i 44%
Reading 1st pfd 77
Readlnp 2d pfd 59'a
Rock Island Co .. 7,200 22Tj 22% 22*4
Rock Island Co pfd COO «3 62'i B2%
£tL& SF 2d pfd.. «00 45>i 45' 45U
St Louis S W " .... - lS'S,
St Louis S W pfd ... .' .... 33»i
Southern Pacific .. 5C.8O0 50»j • 49«* 50%
Southern Railway. ,3,200- 22>4v 21V 22
Southern Ry pfd.. 700 83H 83 83
Texas & Pacific .....' 63ft
Toledo, St L .& W- 1,000 25Vi.- 251-* . 25
T, St.L & W pfd. 2f>0 354 35}a 35
Union Pacific 176.6CO 87H* 82% 86»i
Union Pacific pfd. • 200 94' 92 £ 83 »*
Wabaeh ;.» 19
Wabash pfd 5,700 .38 i 37>4" 37fi
Wheeling & L E.. 15^
Wisconsin Cent .. 300 18!4 18 1SV4
Wis Cent ofd .... 100 . 41 . 41 4OV4
Express Companies —
Adams •, .... .... 220
American 192
United States .... ..... io:t
Wells-Fargo .... .... 205
Miscellaneous — .'
Amal Copper 20,500 5OV4 *9^ 304
Amer Car & Fdrr 200 20 20 \ 19%
Amer C & F pfd.. 400 '72 71 T 4 71* t
Amer Cotton Oil 29^.
Amer Cot Oil pfd 88
American Ice .... 8PO "i» 7 7^8
Arr.er Ice pfd ' 1.400 2fi% 27^ «28
Amer Llr.seed Oil . S
Amer Lin Oil pfd 2$%
Amer Locomotive . 100 21}4 21 l 4 21»i
Amer Loco r>fd .. ioi> ' 82 T^ 82 T i 82
Amer Smelt & Rf* 4W 49^ 49»i, 4i»!i
Arr.er S & R pfd. ..... .... .... 92
Amer Sugar Rfg . 3.500 .12674 126U 12»'i
: Anaconda Min Co. S>0 07 67 66 ¦
Brooklyn Hapid Tr 8,800 44 H 43% 4:>"!n
Colo Fuel & Iron .... :*'• 28 '¦:
Consolidated Gas . . 500 100 19^% lltsii
Corn Products ... l.<>0»» 13Vi 13 13tf,
Corn Prod pfd 100 G0% 69»4 fi!)
Diotiliers Securities ' 23 Vi •
General Electric ... 200 166 3 4 166 16r.
Irter Pr.oer .... 11 H
Inter I'aper pfd .. 100 ' 65«i 65^4 B4Vi
Inter Pump , 35'i
Ir.ter Pump pfd 74
National l>ead 15 '
North American . . CM R5 S3^ S5
I'nclflr Majl 4<v» 27 a i 27 27* 4
Peoples' Gas l.HOO 97** 9fi'4 »7«{
Ptrsped Steel Car 29
Pressed S C pM •»
Pullman Pal Car. U»> 2t» 200 20S'i
Hcpublic Steel 10U 7% 7% '<«4
Republic Stoel pfd io<» 42H 42^, 42'i
Rubber Goods 4ih» ' 10\(, 19 19
Rubber Goods pfd 77Vj
Tenn Coal *: Iron. 20-> 3S»4 3« 5s\i
V K Leather loo 7 7 7
U S Leather pfd .. loo 7SU 7S',« 7S ,
II S Realty Km «'ii ''"Vi r «
U S Realty pfd ... 2OO r,0 49Vi 4 '»U
V S Rvbber :.. 13
U S Rutiher pfd .. 300 54S4 54 >« .M»i
V S St*>e! !Mi;u • 11"' S 11 11
K S Stc-l pfd 50.200 ¦ :**+ - r '7*^
\\ estinRhous» El?c. 2tKt lfil^, 161 \ lf>f»
Western Union ... 100 SS% 88% RK4
Northern Securities 87 u.
T';tal gales .">(«. 300 shares.
UNITED-RAILROADS OK SAN FRANCISCO.
NEW YORK March 2T». — Donrt transactions
Of the United Railroads of San Francisco weie
$5<;C0 at *7!> 8JV4 and 5100,000 at ?79 73.
AMERICAN CAN COMPANY.
<'ommon. Mr! I 3 *, asked i*k : preferred, bid
tt%, asked "C,u 2 .
NEW YORK BONDS.
U S rtf 2s reg..lfi5%: L & N unifd 4s.. W
Do coupon' lCSValMan con gold ls.li;;:-"^
Do .in reg lOti^lMex Cent «s «J4
Do coupon l':<; s . i Do 1st Inc i:i
Do now 4s reR.132>«jMinn <t St L 4j. W
Do coupon 133 M. K & Tex 4s.. 9914
Do eld Is reE.107 1 4i Do 2ds 7S
Do 'coupon inS l i|NR of Mcx con 4s. 7.">
Atch pen Is 101<i|N Y C gen .'tVjs.. !»7Ts
Do adj 4s 8»H|N J U" . pen 5s 129
Atlantic C L 4s.' 92% i Nor Pac 4s 10.;i^
Hal & Ohio 4s..W*Ji.j Do 3a 72
Do 2%M 84«4JNot & v: Con 4e. ns»4
Central of <Ja us.l0<i 1 a ! oSL 4s & partic. !>4'i
Do l5t inc as [ Ta conv .'Pis.. 1 .. Oti
Ches &. Ohio JUs.lOl 4! it<a<iln* sen is... »0%
Chi & Alton :;<i5. 77 \V-[. & I M con r.s.U4 : (i
i'. B & Q new 4s. 04 | S L & S F f K 4s. Sl>;
C.M & BP Kn 4s. 107*41^ Louis SW lsls. 94
C & N\V ton 7s.l2l>V),l Seaboard A L 4s. 6fi
C. R I t Pac 4s. 70*4 j So Pacjflo 4s..... S'.t
Do col 5s 7SU|So Railway ,"s...ir!
r.r,C & SL gn4s.l00i a !Tcx & Pac Ists..1l7
«'hl Term 4s SO, |T St L & W 4s. B»S{
Cons Tobacco 4s. .19 ! Union Pacific 4s. 103^4
Colo & So 4s K^a; Do conv 4s ... t>*V
Colo F * I 5s... 70 m s Steel 2d 5s.. 74%
D»n & R'-o <J 4-5. 97 t i!\Vnha«-'> l5t") ' llfiH
Erie prior lien 4s. 97 a 4l Do deb H r.is;
Do Ken 4s WitW & L Kric 4s.. K-:'4
F IV & D C lsts.1O4i4!\\ls Cent 4s S9?4
HfKrk Val 4Us..lO4'i(
NKW YORK MINING STOCKS.
A>iams Con 15! Little Chief 0<i
Alice IV Ontario 4 25
Breece 10| Ophlr 5 25
Mruns I'on 03>i! Phoenix OH
Com Tunnel COJPotoal 2."
Con Cal-& Va.. 1 7r>: Savage ."
Horn Silver 1 2"! Sierra Ncv r>fl
Iron Sflver 1 S5| Small Hopes IS
Leadville Con 02|Stan<lard 2 SO,
Boston Stocks and Bonds. ¦
Money— I IT S Steel 11
Call loans 2Vi®» l 'l Do pfd ."'-i
Time loans . . .3V4^ i^lWrstins; i.'oramon. 80 .
Bonds— I MininK —
Atohison 4s nn . lA.lvertture ....... 2'.;
Do adj 4s 8S>-i] Alloucz 4 7-10
Mex Cent 4s C3V 3 iAmal Co»prr .... 49' ',
Railroads — I Amer Zinc 9v«
Atchison 71 «ll Atlantic S •
Do pfd 9O i »4lP.lnKham Iffs^
Boston & Albany. 24^>i,r«*alumet * Hecla.4Wt
Boston & Maine. lrt.'» t Centennial .' 18
Boston Elev 13S«il<"onper Range ... *2\b
Fitchburi? pfd l+O I Daly Wwt 26
Mex Central 0*i|Dorn troal 59?;
N Y. N H & H..l.«»*4! Franklin 7%
Pere Marou»tte.. 7R IRrancy 2^;
Union Pacific 87 lisle Roviile 7U
¦Miscellaneous — I Mass Mining .... ¦«
Amer Arge Chem. 13«i| Ml.-hlsran 5 '
Do pfd 72*4 1 Mohawk 37 U.
Amer Pneu Tube. 4 Mont Coal A C... 2Vi
Amer Sugar . 12«',i Old-Dominion ... 12',l
Do pfd 125 Osceola . . . ." 58
Amer T>1 & Tel. 12514 1 Parrot 24?;
Amer Woolen ... lOUlQulncy S3
Do nfd 7fi''.IPhannon Ri,i
Dom lro:j A S... 8^lTamarack ........ 95
Ed Elect Ilium.. 234 I Trinity ..; .4
r:* n F'ectrlo 16" llT S M'nlng 21 U
Mass Electric... 1SU.U; S Oil <«
Do pf<1 72'.iIlHah ....33%
Ma«s Gas. -.IS HI Victoria r.14
I'nlted Fruit lOI'ilWInona ...... «%
Up Shoe Mach... 47 s i I Wolverine 71
Do pfd 28>J|
May— $1 09%* , . . • ., - ¦. _. .
. OATS — As th^seed demand for Black is now
over, they have relapsed to a feed basis which
t-XDlainu the sharp decline in quotations. The
market continues unchanged, the" tone being
aUady and the d?mand faif. .
White. $1 27^@1 U7Vi: Black. $1 25<&1 35;
Red. $1 25@1 35; Gray. $1 32>» per.ctl.
¦ CORX— The market has shown no change for
some dajs, .beinc quiet but firmly held. Re
ceipts are moderate and stocks light." - • .
Western, sacked. $1 .17^ • for -Yellow. $135
for White, and $1 27!,®! 30 for, Mixed; Cali
fornia large yellow. $1 40© I 45; small round
do. $1 5-X&1 55; White. $1 40@l 45 per ctl;
Egyptian. $1 40(gl 5<» for white and $1 27 4<&
1 30 for brown.
JtYE — This market has been tame i and
featureless for several months and quotations
are unchane^d at SI 30©l 32% per ctl.
BUCKWHEAT— $1 75@2 per ctl.
2 p. m. Session.
WHEAT FREIGHTS— Rates continue about
as previously quoted, viz: 15s spot and 20s
new crop loading; There Is nothing doing on
the spot. The chartered wheat fleet in port has
a registered tonnage of 7186 against 6762 tons
on the same date last year; disengaged. 79.866
tons, against 78,000; on the way to this port.
206.800 tons, against 281,320. ' -
SJ WHEAT— The foreign markets came through
firm but quiet. Broomhall cabled • from ; Liver
pool that Argentine offerings were small and
gave the foreign crop conditions as follows:
Lnlted Kingdom, conditions continue to im
prove slowly; France. Germany. Hungary. Rou
mania and Italy, no change from" the favorable
tenor of the crops; Russian-Southern, crops un
certain; India, continues favorable; Australia.
•"Increased acreage expected. .'
Chicago advanced at the opening/' but subse
quently declined. Northern - Missouri reported
the wheat looking finely, and letters from Cen
tral Missouri and 'Tennessee reported 'crop
prospects good and the crop looking green. '-
This market showed no particular variation
either in cash grain or futures. The shippers
are doing, nothing and the millers are also out
; or the market at the moment, being well" sup-
i plied for the present. . . "'¦••»
j ¦•."". CASH WHEAT!
.California Club, $1 42%@l 47*i; California
, Uhlte Australian. $1 52%©1 60;.. Northern
2? 1 iifM* 2 '*® 1 4B = Northern Bluestem.,fl 52*
81 8i(, per ctl. - !' -
FUTURES. .. r. ¦ ,-.-*
Session 9 to 11:30 a. m.
,, Open. High. Low. Close"
Mav •• *1 40 $140 $140-1140
December ... 1 33% i 34 1 33 ,-. . *j 33^
2 p. m. Session. •¦•
December — $1 33.
BARLEY— Yesterday was another' quiet and
featureless day. with nothing of any . conse
quence doing. For Feed $1 12Vi was bid. $1 15
asked, with few sales. Both buyers and sellers
continued indifferent.
CASH BARLET. .
¦«, F i^^? 1 - 121 *^ 1 15: Shipping- and Brewing."
$1 17«' 2 @1 20; Chevalier, fl 13@l 25 for fair
to choice. • . . . •>
• •• FUTURES.
Session 9 to 11:30 a., m. .
¦ Open. High. Low." , Close.
December... DSVi ygs; DSVa • 83%
W heat, and Other Grains.
The Egg market continues weak at Mon
day's decline. Heavy handlers continue to
offer -fine ranch- freely at 20c. and 21c repre
sents sales of fine large selected in small lots.
Good ranch were offered yesterday at 19c. No
good store Eggs. are selling 1 under ISc, and the
low, quotation represents poor and dirty stock.
Receipts were . mod«rate yesterday, but the
falling oft was due to the storm. ar.d with
clearer , weather the arrivals will probably
run . up again to ' their -previous volume.
Receipts were. 58,200 lbs Butter. 1608 ca.se*
Eggs and '39,800 lbs Cheese.
! BUTTER — Creamery at first ' hands. 22c
for extras. 21&21 He for firsts and 18'S20c for
seconds: dairy. 16©20c; store Butter, nominal;
cold storage, 20021c for extras. l»®l»c for sec
onds and 18@18c for ladle-packed.
'CHEESE— 8 }i©9c for good to choice new
and 7<BMc for lower grades: Young Americas,
9»/4<g'10c; Eastern. 15@l«c; Western. 14@16c
i EGGS— Ranch. 19®21c for fair to choice;
store; "17®18^c per dozen.
Butter is easy at the slight decline noted
yesterday, and atocks are ample for all needs.
The 'tendency is • downward. ' Receipts from
Humboldt will increase from now on and
large supplies are expected when the weather
clears up. - >-« -»"_¦ ._.
: There is nothing new In Cheese. There are
a, few small orders coming In from the north,
but they. cut little figure and general trade Is
slow.' . " ¦ ..,•,..,.
Butter, Cheese and Eggs.
.NEW.. YORK, March 29.— The London mar
ket for tin was 'firmer ¦to-day; spot advanced
£1 5« to £128 10?. and futures £1 8s Cd to
£128 12s tid. Locally tin was firmer, closing at
$2S 25®28 60. • , . < ; ,
. Copper advanced Ts- 6d to: £57. 15s for spot
and' fis to £57' 10s" for futures- ln\ the London
market. Locally copper vta firm, but un
changed. ".. Lake and electrolytic $12 87>i<3
13 00; casting. $12 62ii@12 7S. -!
Lead declined -Is 3d to £12 5s. but was
unchanged here at f 4 65*54 76. ..*
Spelter- was ; firm anil unchanged at $5 15®
5 25 ' In- the local market, but London was 2s
6d lower at £22. , • ¦ ¦¦ . -
Iron closed at p 52s'Cd in Glasgow and 43e
10'jd in Middlesboro. Locally iron was un
changed, with- No. 1 foundry.-Northern, quoted
at $15ipl5 CO; No. 2 foundry. Northern. $14 50
<i}\b;'- No. 1 foundry. Southern, and No. 1
foundry. Southernmost, $14@14 50.
Nck< York' Metal Market.
EVAPORATED APPLES — The market is
firm, with prices held at full figures. Common
are quoted at -4@5»-ic; prime. 5^®5%c; choice,
« l 4<S6^c. and fancy at 7@"Hc*
PRUNES— Continue to. attract a steady
jobbing.- demand for small- lots, but the un
dertone .is Inclined to easiness owing to the
absence of demand " for ' large lots. Prices
range from 3 14 c to 6V«c, according to grade,
APRICOTS — Are quiet, but nominally steady,
with choice • quoted at $H4©10c: extra choice
at .¦l0tf@10Hc, a nd fancy at 11013c.
PEACHES— Are fairly active and firm, with
choice quoted at 7VJ@7M>c: extra choice at
7?4S8c, and fancy at 9H@10c.
DRIED FRUITS
SUGAR— Raw, firm: fair . refining.. 3 5-S2c;
centrifugal. 9<J test, .3 5-32cT molasses sugar.
2 29-32c; refined, firm.
under heavy unloading, closing weak, »4©lo
lower. May closed »8Hc; July closed 93>4c;
September clcsed 85 We.
. HOPS— Steady, v . :
HIDES— Steady. ' .' '
WOOL— Stronr.
PETROLEUM— Easy. - '• ' "
COFFEE — Spot Rio steady; No.' 7 Invoice,
6%c; mild, steady; Cordova, 10@lSc.
Coffee futures cloned steady., 6 to 15 points
higher." Sales, ! 39,8»0 bags. May. [email protected];
July. [email protected]; -September, 6®6.10c; 'De
cember, 6.40c.
Sterling Exchange, cables — 48©-
New York Exchange, sight ...... — 12tf
New York Exchange telegraphic..' — IB
Silver, per ounce ;..* — 55?i
Mexican Dollars, nominal ... " 45%
THE . SAN FRANCISCO : CALU, " WEDNESDAY, MARCH .30, 1904.
Continued on Page Thirtera.
Exchange and Bullion.
Sterling I Exchange," "sixty "day*... . — $* S5Vi
Sterling ; Exchange, : sight • • ' — ¦ 4 88 .
COMMERCIAL FINANCIAL
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ADCTION SALES
AUCTJON SALE
EXTRAORDINARY
£* 5^
Of 40 rrasT-cxASS deapt kossss
and MAEES, LCMBEK "WAOOSIS,
HABNE33, Etc. . *
¦ AH of the rolling stock of the Wendlint
Lumber Co., on Friday. April 1. at It a. m..
«t the lumber yards of the above company.
I- will sell all of the rolling stock, consisting
of 40 head of first-class draft horses and mares.
weighing from 1300 to 170O lbs., from 5 to T
years old. all rood workers: 8 first -claaa lum-
ber wagons, spring wagons. 4O sets of harness.
This stock Is In first-class condition; has only
been In use I year and the above company
has spared no money to get first-class horse*.
Remember the date. Friday, April 1. at II
a. m.. at the lumber yards, foot of Sixth st.
This stock can be seen any time before day
of sale at the lumber yards. For further par-
ticulars call at the office of JOHN J. DOYLE.
Auctioneer. 327 Sixth st.
Sale positive, without reserve.
5^s &* ' £a
AUCTION SALE ef HORSES aad MARES.
WEDNESDAT. March 30. at 11 a. m. AR-
CADE HORSE MARKET. 327 SIXTH ST.
JOHN J. DOYI.E, Auctioneer.
L. fl. BURD, Auctioneer,
Office ISIS MARKET ST.
WILL SELL
THIS DAY, 11 a. m.,
THE ELEGIJIT FURNITURE.- 642 6EARY ST.
L. H. BXXRJX Auctioneer.

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