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jiCOMMERCIAL AND MARKET NEWS
fwST'fto. >k fr ° O<l dPmanJ for the U PP« P«<ies <*
tktOSL?* .& exrb * n P* were as follrtw*:
•>^«cd .>0 at 35«4c a pound.
aiStt 1 lS5i!??l* t '* TMh extras on the Informal
"^^ «*-200 pounds of bntter. P3.000
pound* of cheese and R7O cases of e ffc «
lisned il rT ln fl * " re , the tlfficia! Stations esUb-
T.°"^. Floo E,? f the exchange. Price*
onlLnl ll whi f S° V «*«J by the exchange
quotations, penerally range from iy.<» to 2c
rrl . BnTTF.R. PER POCND
rv2/», V~ >»J- 30 Dec. 1 Dec. 2 Dec. 3
Fr^h PlT ras....S4Uc 3« c 34c. 35% C
****** \u25a0\u25a0 80? SOC Me 3tV
Extra storape..3lc 3i c 3i e 31c
firri bee V'—^"fonrfa fancy flats, le^e per lb.
firm, do flm B . 15c. firm: do seconds 13c.
«wJ* ,<?, c - r oun * Americas. ITc. steady: do
tc^^ -^ ,Xt, Xte ««lj-; Oregon flats, ltt^c. firm:
.» * scon sm daisies. ISc, «eady; California stor
«^»c ?' ****&' «* 15e for fancy and 14 %e for
'. rar - loung Americas. 16e. steady: Ore
gon, storage flata, 15%e. firm; do Youn* Araeri
«««*-• m; eastern storage. ISQI^C
c!u Ij£1 j£P s-Califarntas -Califarnta fresh, per down, casea in-
Gnmes — Not. SO Dec. l Dec. 2 Pec. 3
xtras - \u25a0Jfir 47c 4V2C 4*4 c
£ im *\ -.45c 45c -44UC 44>i»C
Ne^nnds 83c 33c 33c 33c
Storage extras.. 32c 32e 32c 32<"
Eastern extras. 2<^ 2^o 2Sc 2>v"
*"-*»-ts 26c 26c 2»V 2Se
Potatoes, Onions nnd Vegetable*
Tri-vs for river Burbanks continued to
strengthen yesterday on active buying ou the
part of speculators, who werp ssi.l to be paying
almost as much on tb» banks as jobbers were
asking in the loral mnrkf-t. The other desrrip-
Tioni> r>f tsb'e ]>otatoeß were firm in sympathy
with r*v*r goods. Thr onhm market was firm at
the old quotation*. Business in vegetables was of
fair volume, but stocks of everything on tbe
list were well up to requirements and prices
snowed no change to speak of.
Potatoes— River whites. $1.25(31.40 per ctl;
Salinas Burbanks, $1.60<i£1.75 per ctl; Oregon
Burbanks. $1.40^1.45 per ctl; sweet potatoes,
[email protected] per cU.
Onions — New yellow. $1.1O«21.15 per ctl.
, Vegetables— Tomaroes, 33gr>0c per box; green
peas, 4(a«c per lb; string beans. [email protected] per lb;
lima beang. [email protected] per lb; summer squash, $l«q.
1.25 per box; southern egg plant, 6c per lb;
green i>epperf, 3.V<i..V)c per box: do southern,
4Jft.V per lb; garHc, 4^.V per Ih: cabbage.
.Jc per ctl; hothonse. cucumbers. SSlgdOc
a^dorea: cauliflower, 50(g60c per dosen: turnips.
7.V per sack: carrots, 7.V per sack; celery, $1(§
1.50 for laree and 60<S75c for small crates; rhu
barb, 75eO$lJSS per- box.
Declrinoa* and Cltran Fruits
The activity and hustle usually noticeable in
thf wholesale fruit district on Saturday morning,
when retail tradesmen are laying In extra sup
plies for Sunday wants, was lacking yesterday.
The wet weather checked trading in all lines and
the whole market was quiet, with prices for most
descriptiona inclined to sag. Cranberries fur
nished the exepption to ux rule, the light sup
plies t.»ing flrmiy held at a further advance. Tbe
receivers who controlled the hulk of the supply
were selling at $13^14 a barrel yesterday and at
the close of haziness it was announced that the
price would be $15 flat Monday morning. Hand
lers decided on this advance when they learned
that there was a scarcity of cranberries through
out The entire west and that buyers from lyos
Angeles, Portland. Seattle and even Salt Lake
City were in this market for supplies. As stated
some days aro. importers are unable to obtain
supplies in tbe east. . >
Strawberries — $3ra6 per chest.
Raspberries — [email protected] per chest.
Huckleberries — 4Ct~« per lb.
Crsnberries— Cape Cod. $15 per bbl.
Apples «per box) — Fancy 4 tier red. 90e(551.25;
<!o 4U, tier. 65tf?S5e; Newtown pippins. OOcffll.10;
bell Sower. 75cfg.$l: choice fruit, 35000 c; Christ
ma* apples. $2 per box.
Pears— Winter Nellis. $2Q2.50 per box; cook
ing varieties. 75ef?j$l per box.
Persimmons — sC><ii7sc per box.
Pomegranates — 65<ij75c for email and $1<g1.50
for large boxes.
Grapes — Crates. BSeCtl for Verdel and [email protected]
for other varlet'es: small boxes. [email protected]»0c; large
boxes, rauseat, $1.25^.1.50; other varieties, 75c
<§$!.
Citrus Fruits (per box) — Navel orangee, $1.75
(§2.25 for choice and [email protected] for extra, choice;
tangerines. $1.504i2.25: grapefruit. [email protected]» for
*eed>ss and $1611.50 for common; lemons. $3.50
Q« for fancy. $2.75(6 3 for choice and $2(§2.50
for standard; Mexican limes. $4.50«£5.
Tropical Fruits — Bananas, 75c<2$l-50 per bunch
for Hawaiian and 51.50f42.25 for Central Ameri
can; pineapples, $2© 2.50 per dozen.
Dried Fruit-*, Raisins, 3Tnts nnd Honey
Frcita — Evaporated apples. S<g9c; apricots, 11
(SI.V: fancy Moorparka, 13H(gl4c: peaches, 5^4
(ijfii^c; fancy, 7c; prunes, s*;g.6VLc basis; figs,
nomirc!; pears. 10(£13c.
Raisins — Layers, clusters^ — 6 crown. $2.50; 5
crown. $2: 4 crown, $1.50; 3 crown. $1.30; 2
crown. $1.20; seeded. 4\c for choice and 5c for
fascy; Thompson's seedless, 4>4c; loose muscatel,
4 crown, 4Hc; 3 crown. 4c; 2 crown, 3V6c; seed-
Jess. 3Vj(24c; raisins in eweatbox at Fresno, [email protected]
2Hc
Nets — Almonds, nonpareils, 15c; I XL. 14c; ne
plus ultra. 13c; peerlees, 12c: Drakes, ll^c; lan
guedocs, lie; hardshell, 7>>i6Sc: shelled almonds,
Si"i(S3sc; »*w walnuts. 15c per lb for No. 1 aoft
fhe 11s, 14 Vie for No. 1 standards; No. 2 standard,
lie; pecans. l-iv.'S I.V: peanuts, 4Vfc©sc; pine
nuts. 18<fj2Qc: Italian chestnuts. 9<212%c; Cali
fornia chestnut*. SQlOc per lb.
Honey — Water white comb, sage honey. 14®
16c; wfclte <io. [email protected]%c; amber do. [email protected]:
Facramecto river comb, [email protected]; extracted, SHQ
9c for wMte. 7*3Sc for light amber and 5%g6%c
per lb for amber.
Beeswax — 27%(g.30c per lb for light sad [email protected]
26c for dark.
Poultry and Game
The poultry market had a quiet and easy
closing, quite a surplus of western and domestic
ft-.ickens having to be held over. Offerings of
western poultry for the week just ended, in
cludiny what was held over from Saturday to
Monday, were a little less than 10 cars. This
lurgp supply, of course, weakened the market.
Csme w»s in better demand yesterday than on
an? of tbe preceding «iavg of the week, but sales
were rone too brisk and prices for nearly every
thing on the list were weak.
Poultry (per doxen) — Hens. $°4.50©5 for small,
$5.50(g6.50 for large a.nd [email protected] for extra; young
roosters. $6(J|6.50; do extra, $7©B: old roosterß,
$.'\u25a0<£ S. so; fryers, $5(35.00; broilers, $3<i?4 for
small and $4.5<"»<g.55 jfor large; ducka. [email protected]:
r'-eeoas. [email protected]; sqnabs. $3.50<§4; jreese. $2.50
<§3 per pair: live spring turkeys, [email protected] per
lb: dressed tcrk^ys. nominal.
Game <ppr dor.or.i — Mallard ducks. $3»5,5: can-
TSfbark. $4«3f!: sprig. $2.r.0<a4.50; teal. $2.50ftJ3:
widjr»on. [email protected]: spoonbills. $252.50; gray geese.
$2.50® 3. Vi: white geere. $1.5f>ig2.50: brant, $2«5.
4: hare. $2<§2.2.'.; cottontail rabbits, $3.
Rc-ni and Seed*
Minor change* in |iau and blaekeye beans will
b<> rh*-erved. Pinks and bayr* rule firm. White
kinds are stea-Jy mil unchanged.
Bran-. <p«r etl>- Biyos. $4.75<3-V2.'>: small
white. $3.23<&3..V): Sarge white. $3«t3.50: pink.
$4.75(g5.25: red. $sftr..sft: blacker*. $r. 05.25:
V.mx. $4.*Vt'§4.*/i: rr-ifl VMneys. [email protected]"i: cran
berry beans. $3.75<54.1T.; garvaczas. [email protected];
bori^e beans. $1.7.1(52.25.
?e»Ki» — Brown mustard. 4*4 c; yellow mustard.
-— ; flaxseed. Sfii-'Sc; canary, 3^3%c; alfalfa.
3*£l9c; rape. I£2V; timothy, SVfec; hemp. 2%
feSc: millet. 3c per lb.
Dried Pees— Green, [email protected] per ctl; Nileg,
nominal.
Floor and Farinaceous Good*
Floor — California family extras, $5.40®5.W
net without discount: bakers' extras, $5.40<5j5.50;
superfine. [email protected]: Oregon and Washington,
per bbl. 54.60ig4.60 for family, bakers' and pat
ents and $4&4.25 for cutoff; Kansas patents,
?<V7O; do straights. $6.50; Dakota patents, $7.40;
<3o straight-;;. $7.20; do clear. $6.fiO per bbl.
Farinaceous Goods — Buckwheat flour. 14.20;
buckwheat flour. *e!f -raising. 55: buckwheat
groats, t&; corn meal, yellow $3. white $3, extra
cream yellow $3.25, extra cream white $tf.25;
corn flour, S3: cracked wheat. $3.30: entire
wh»at four, $3.20; farina. (3.60; graham flour.
$\u25a0"'.; hominy, large $3. small $'\u25a0:. granulated $3;
oat meal, $4.25: do groats. $4.25; pearl barley.
$4.20; rice flour. $6; rolled f>ats. $4.2-* i: rolled
wheat. $3.30: rye flour. $3.25: rye meal, $3.10:
*p!it peas, yellow $6, green $6.50; extra cream
rolled oats. 180 lbs $.7.50. 2 t>o lb sacks $7; rolled
Cakes. ISO lb bbla $5.75. 2 90 lb sacks $5.25;
tolled wheat, 150 lb bbls $4.75. 2 75 lb sacks
$4.25.
Hay and Feedstuff*
Scott. M&pner & Miller saj- of haj:
••ArriTsis of h»r for th<> «-w>k hare only bppn
about 1.500 torn, whl^ta is a remarkably small
amount for us to r«"*-iv» #*ornpftr*d to ill? laree
amounts that hav<» bepn cming in her*> ftpaflily
fcr w>mc tira* bark. The (Jetnand U*re has con
tinrK-il T«y llsht and th<> above amount has easily
puppli^fJ all r*qiiir<-inent*.
"TtoTe dons not appear to be an.r life to the
business at all lately. Consumers hare befn
exrwtlng to hu J" their hay at summer pric*«. aart
as tbe Uf>l<lT* of liay in the country bare twen
askics biph«*r prices than during tbe suomer
ira<le has been retarded and It has been difficult
to handle acythlnjr b.*>re n-ith any satisfaction.
Fancy hay <*f>mmand» our top quotations, but
there* fca* been *.> little of this kind offered re
cently 13 this market that the price* for such hay
bare rut no figure In eb* general market. The
rnflium gTades are 6lorr to move, and a thorough
quietness pervades tbe entire market and any
thing that may develop that can change this un
. *atiff«rtory condition trill be very mucb wel
comed by ill parties concerned.
"Tbe shipping trade has continued quiet. Th^re
has been some inquiry from the Puget sound dis
trict for grtin bay. and it was thought that we
could obtain an outlet In that section for con
siderable hay in competition with the Canadian'
product but apparently our present prices will
not permit of our entering their markets at this
time We find that there ie being practically
no hay changing bands in the country, aa the
market conditions in San FrancUco and Oakland
are so uusartsfaeiory that no advantageous trad
ing can be df>ne. t
\u25a0If.+r* is bo change to note tn straw.
Bran— f3o<&3l.M) per ton.. . .
Middlings— s:J4<& 36.so per t°n-
Aborts $31 « 32.50 per ton -
Feedstuffs— Boiled barley. $22,506; 23: rolled
oat» for feed. $29<&31; mixed feed. *25®2G for
average lots: evergreen cuopfeed. $21 per
ton for car lots - and ?22 for Jobbing;
Jinseed oUeake meal. 20 tons $4<i. JO tons
$40.r>0. 5 tons $41, smaller Jots $41.50;
ooeoannt cake or meal at quills. $25..%0 In 20 and
10 aaU $'-<} hi 3 ton lots; Jobbing. f-'J.oO; com
mea!,,,,[email protected]; cracked corn, f 35(^36;' alfalfa
meal, carload lots |17. Jobbing $18: red star
alfalfa meal. $18 in car lots and $19 jobbing;
Modesto alfalfa meal. $17 in car lets and $18
Jobbing: Stockton mealfalfa. $17 in car lots and
$18 Jobbing; Caproco oilcake meal, $16.50 per
ton; calfalfa. $19 in* car lots and $20 jobbing.
Hay — Ordinary wheat. $3612.50; choice, $13®
14; wheat and oat. $9(311.50: tame oat. [email protected]
11.50; volunteer wild oat, [email protected]; alfalfa, $9®
11: stock bay. [email protected]«0 per ton. . o
Straw— [email protected] per bale. '
Hides, Tallow, Wool nnd Hops
> Hides— Cnlle and brands sell about %<Sllc
under quotations:" henry suited steers, 10c: light
medium. 9e: light. S%c; cowhldeg, B*4e; *tajrs.
7c: salted kip. 10c; 6alted veal, 15Vbc: salted
calf. 15Vic: dry hides. 18c; dry salt hides. 12c;
drr tip. 17c; dry calf. 27e; sheepskins, sbear
linjrs. 250 40 c each; short wool. 40<it70c; medium,
"OttfJW: long wool. g©e«Jsl.23; lambs. [email protected]:
horsehSdes, salt, $2.25(3,3 for large and $1.50(32
for medium. [email protected]$l for Mnall and [email protected] for
colts; hor*ehides. dry. $2rti2.25 for large" and
[email protected] for medium. [email protected] for small and [email protected]
BOc for colts; goatskins, prime anijoras, [email protected]$l;
large hair goats, [email protected]; medium. £o<a3oc;
small. [email protected]
Tallow— No. J rendered, 5%@6&«; No. 2, [email protected]
sc: grease. [email protected]
Wool — Spring clip. San Joaqnln, rear's staple.
OQllc; do, 8 months. 7<311c: riumboldt and
Mendocino, [email protected]: Nevada. [email protected] per Ib.
Fall clip— Mountain free. 9«tllc; northern and
valley. 7(§l0c; San Joaqnln fall lambs, [email protected];
do defective and heavy, ft<g7o per lb.
Hops-Crop of 1910. 12%@lf^c per lb.
General Merchandise
Bags — Grain bags. 5%c spot and 6%<iJ6^c JOll
delivery: San Quentin bags. 5%c; wool bags,
27% c for 3% lb and 29Hc for 4 lb; fleece twine,
76c per lb.
Coal — Pennsylvania anthracite egg, $10 per
ton; Wellington. $9; New Wellington, $9; Coos
bay. $7: Australian house — Richmond etc., $.9;
Pelaw Main, $9: Stanford Richmond, $9; Cum
berland. $15 in bulk and $16.50 tn sacks; Welsh
anthracite. $15; coke, $10 per ton in bulk and
$17 In sacks.
Coal Oil. Gasoline, etc. — Water white, iron
barrels or drums, Sc; 150 degree oil, iron barrels
or drums, BV4e; special do. 10c: pearl oil in
cases. 15c: astral. 15c; star, 15c; extra 6tar, lSe;
Elaine. 25^c; eocene. 18c; red crown and motor
gasoline, in bulk 17c. in cases 24c; engine distil
late, in drams 7^c. cases 7c more; 86 degree
gasoline, in bulk 30c, in .cases 37V4c; varnish
makers' and painters' naphtha, in bulk 15c. in
cases 22%ic. •
Oil — Quotations ar« for barrels. Linseed, $1.11
per gallon for boiled and $1.0» for raw, cases 5c
more; castor oil in case*, No. 1 71e; Baker's
AA. $1.1<<g1.19; China nut. cases. 65<&75e per
gallon: eocoamit oil. in barrels. Ro<aß3%c for
XXX. 77H,(gSlc Tor No. 1 and 75<$7S%c for No.
2. according to quantity; extra bleached winter
sperm oil. 80c; natural winter sperm oil, SOc;
natural whale oil. 55c; pure lard oil, $1: winter
strained lard oil. 90e; pure neatsfoot oIC Ssc; No.
1 neatsfoot oil. 65c; herring oil. 50c: salmon oil,
50c; boiled fish oil, 50c; paint oil. 45c.
Turpentine — ftftc per gallon in cases and 92e In
bulk, drums and Iron barrels.
Rosin— E, $9.30; F. $9.35; G. $9.45; H. $9.50;
I. $9.55; K. $9.60; WG. $10.40; WW, $10.70 per
barrel of 2KO lbs. -
Red and White Lead— Red, B%@9c; white. B^'
@57* c per lb. \u25a0
_ v REFINED SUGAR MARKET .
The Western sugar refining company quotes a»
follows, terms net cash: Standard, fine granu
lated. sc: Standard coarse granulated. sc; fruit
granulated. sc; cut loaf, in barrels only. 7c;
H. & E. crystal dominos, 5 lb Cartons in cases.
Be; do in 2 Ib cartons In cases, 8.50 c: monarch
bar, 5.35 c; tablets, in ball barrels, 5.50 c; do in
-5 lb boxes. 5.75 c; cubes and A crushed. 5.25 c;
monarch, powdered. 5.10e: XXXX powdered.
5.10 c; candy granulated, 5.10 c; confectioners* A,
sc; confectioners' crystals, 5.10e: extra fin?
granulated. 4.60 c; magnolia A. 4.60 c; extra C.
4.50 c; golden C, 4.40 c; D, *..30c; barrels and
50 Ib bags 10c, half barrels 25c. boxes 50c more
per 100 lbs than for bags of 100 lbs net. Bar
In 35 and 40 Ib tins $1.70 more; 'in 8 and 10 lb
tins $2.35 more per 100, lbs than price for this
grade in 100 lb bags.
The California and Hawaiian sugar refining
company quotes as follows: Granulated basl9.
sc; "Uigrade" bar. 5.35 c; powdered. 5.10 c; A
crushed. 5.25 c; berry. se; C. & H. extra fine
granulated, sc; coarse dry granulated. Be; con
fectioners A, sc; confectioners' crystal, 5.10 c;
cubes. 5.25 c: bricks, half barrels. 5.50 c; bricks.
In 25 Ib boxes. 5.75 c; extm fine dry granu
lated HOD lb batrs onlyl. 4.60 c; excelsior A.
4.60 c; extra C. 4.50 c; golden C. 4.40 c; yellow D,
4.30: cut loaf, in barrels only. 7c; H. & E.
crystal dominos, 5 lb cartons in cases. Se; do
2 lb cartons, in cases. 8.50 c. Additional per 100
lbs: In barrels and 50 lb bags. 10c more; half
barrels 25c more, boxes 50c more for all grades.
Bar lo 35 and 40 Ib tins, $1.70 more; in 10 lb
tins, $2.35 more. Minimum order, carload weight.
COFFEE MARKET
C. E. Blckford"s circular gives the receipts of
coffee at this port thus far this year at 237.102
bags, against 23*5.041 hags during the same time
last year. The sales from first hands were 249,
200 bags, against 239,563. The stock on hand
Decemh>r 1 was 1.353 bags, against 7.R29. The
world's visible supply December 1 was 14.706,000
bags, against 17,555,000 bags last year. The cir
cular says:
"Reduced estimates of the present Brazilian
crop, unfavorable reports of the coming crop, an
extremely heavy buying movement throughout the
entire coffee world for immediate requirements,
and the apparent realization by dealers of the
strong position of the article, have caused the
sensational advance in New York of about l»ic
on options and 2c on spot coffees.
"Messrs. 5?. Caldelra & Co. of Santos cable un
der date of November 23 that the present Santos
crop in their opinion will be less than 8.000,000
bags, and that the next crop Is seriously damaged
through unfavorable climatic conditions, and that
a reasonable estimate of same can b* placed at
10,000.000 hags. Many similar reports of the
same tenor have been received, which, if substan
tiated by subsequent developments, would indi
cate that a further advance In values In coffee
the world over is Inevitable.
"The local market has never been so bare of
snpplies and for the first time in more than 20
years there is not a single bag of Central Amer
ican coffee in importers' hands here. The small
arrivals of new crop coffees received by the last
steamer were readily absorbed on a bapfg of 14% c
for prime washed. 34V*c for jrood washed and
13*4fel3a;c for fair or thirds of washed Guate
malas. An unprecedentedly large business has
also been done in Central American coffees to
arrive, unwashed Salvador selllnc at 13%« for
current quality and 14<« tor superior. Washed
Salvador, 'crop percentages. 14Vi(9il45ic an 4
washed Guatemala?, crop percentages, at from
14^c to 15e.
"The first heavy shipments of new crop coffees
are expected ucre about the 10th inst.. and 6ince
supplies in jobbers' and manufacturers' hands,
with but few exceptions, are reduced to uncom
fortably small holdings, if not almost exhausted.
n continuance of the present range of values can
l>e looked for, with possibilities of further ad
vance*.
"In the absence of supplies, quotations below
are more or less nominal, but conservatively in
dicate the celling worth of the respective grades,
when available.
'•IVllverles from first hands since the Ist ul
timo in<-lnde: 272 bags Costa Rica. 529 Nica
ragua. 1.324 Salvador. 2.f>.->n Guatemala and 10.-
R&4 other kinds, in all 15.4 ft* bag*, against 9.035
last y*ar. Market closes firm; quotations nomi
nal." \u25a0
<>*ta Rica. ll*i«ls^c: Salvador. 11H
(515 c: Nicaragua. 13>4<ai5c: Guatemala-Mexican;
KViiiiGc; Hawaiian. [email protected]; Ecuador, 13c.
Nerr York Produce
NEW YORK. Dec. 3.— Hops— Quiet.- -State,
common to choice. 1010. lS(^22c: 1900. 14017 c:
Pacific coast. 1910. [email protected]: 1909. WSI3C.
Hides — Steady. Central America, 21 a 4e; Bo
gota. 22(!r23e.
Petroleum — Steady. Refined New York bar
rels. 7.40e: refined New York. bulk. 3.00 c; Phil
adelphia barrels. 7.40 c: do bulk, 3.90 c.
Wool— Ouiet. Domestic fleece. 30c.
Svgar — Raw. firm. Muscovado. 3.43 c: cen
trifugal. 3-£3 c: molasses sugar. 3.18 c. Ileflned,
steady; cutloaf. 0.40 c: crushed. .V3oc; mold A.
4.0.V; cubes. . 4.S.V*: XXXX powdered. 4.75 c;
powdered. 4.70 c: granulated. 4.00 c; diamond A,
4.«0c: confectioners' A 4.40 c; No. 1. 4.35 c;
No. 2. 4.30 c: So. -3 4.25 c; No. 4. 4.20 c; No. 5.
4.13-": No. 6. 4.10 c; Xo. 7, 4.05 c: No. S, 4c;
No. ». 3.95 c: No. 10. 3.00 c; No. li; 3.R5c; No.
12. 3.80 c; No. 13. 3.75 c; No. 14. 3.75 c.
Butter — Weak. Creamery specials,. 30c; ex
tras, [email protected]»c: thirds to firsts. 23<g27%c;
creamery beld second to special. 24^fZJ30c; state
dairy common to finest, 23'3 ; 2f1c; process, second
to special. 23<£2»>c.
<"liee<:e — Steady. No change, no exports. *
Kggs — Unchanged. -,:.' \u25a0 +
DRIED FRUITS
Evaporated apples very firm for both old and
new crops: spot fancy. . 12c; choice, \u25a0 10*4®
10\e: prime. OSlOc; common to fair. Re.
Pnwes in good demand, firm: fiȣc to lO^Je
for Califomlas up to 30-40s; PV;@lOc for Ore
gonß from fiO* to 3Os.
Apricots in small supply, firm: choice. 12$i <g
13c: extra choice. 13^^13%: fancy, 13 * i«? 14c.
Peaches, firm on. light' offerings; choice. [email protected]
"V: extra choice. SfiJSVic; fan.\r. S^@»c.
Raisins, firm on reports of firmness in the
coast markets: loose muscatels. s^{<Srti4e:
choice to fancy seeded. 6i;<&7y>c; seedless,
s<&6c; London layers, $1.20<g1.55. , •
Chicago Dairy Produce Market,
CHICAGO. Dec.' 3.— Butter, easy; creameries
23<<?2Se; dairies. [email protected] Eggs, firm: receipts/
2.17f1; at mark, cases included. 19%@22Hc:
firsts, 31c: prime firsts. 33c. Cheese steady;
daisies. 15*»<&15};c; twins, 14©14Hc; Young
Americas, 15V4^15ije; longhorns, [email protected]%c.
Los Aneelen Produce Market
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
LOS ANGELES. Pec. 3. — Eggs, advanced 2c
today on the produce exchange. The demand
continues strong and a further advance Is not un
expected. \u25a0'';\u25a0
The market for pink beans was firm. The but
ter market here i» easy and a decline of a cent
is predicted for next week. Cheese is steady.
Receipts of produce today were:' Eggs, 93
cases; butter. 3.1.400 pounds: cheese, 329 pounds;
potatoes. 2,220 t<acks; sweet potatoes, 174 sacks;
apples. I.SOO boxes.
Bullet (per Ibl — Creamery extra. SC^c: firsts,
Si-ac: ladle butter. 2.'» c: cooklnjr butter; 25c.
Eirs* (per dozen) — Loral ranch, candled, firsts,
44c;' case count, 40c; eastern fresh, 36c; storage,
30?i34c.
Cheese (per lb) — Northern fresh, [email protected]}ic;
northern storage. 17<517»4c; locals. ISc; caVern
Plnjrle*. ISe; eastern; twins. 17,[email protected]: eastern
Cheddars. 19(g2nc: eastern longhorns, l!)c; Ore
jron datej-, lSfttlP^c: eastern daisy, lflc; swlss,
imported, 32c; rwiss. Uoiuestlc. 22 (§24c ;- brick
cream. [email protected]; \u25a0 llmburger, 19020 c; Roquefort,
3e<g,4oc. - ' •
Henns (per"cth— No. 1 pink. $»»; No. 1 liraas,
$."1(85.2".: I>ady Washington. No. 1, $4.25(34.50;
small whites, No. 1, $1§4.25; blackeyes, $0.50®
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, ; SUNDAY, DECEMBER ;#, 1910.
0.60; garvanzas. $4.50(55: lentils. [email protected] '
Potatoes (per ctn— Highland, [email protected]; Sa
linas, $2; Lompoe. $2; Nevadas. $1.75; early rose.
northern. $2: white rose, local, $1.50(31.75;
sweet*, yellow, f 1.755:».25;< sweets, red, $1.50®
1.<3. .
Eastern Livestock Market
CHICAGO
CHICAGO. Dec. B.— Cattle— Receipts, esti
mated at 700. Market steady. 8eeve5, . 54.50(2:
7.50: Texas steers, $4.20(35.40: western steers.
$4.25(g6.40; stockers and feeders, $3.30(55.75;
cows and heifers, $2.25rtJ6.2.">; calves, $7<§9.
Hogs — Receipts, estimated at 14,000. - Market
5c higher. Light. $G.55<5?7.40: mixed.-$7«rJ7.45;
heavy. $6.05<g7.43; rough. $6.95(57.15: -good to
choice heavy, $7.15^7.45; .pig5, $6.50(87.35; bulk
ofsales, $7.20(g7.40. '
. Sheep— Receipts, estimated at 3,000. Market
weak. Native. $2.25-34.25; western. $2.7n<54.20;
yearlings. $4.20fi?5.20; lambs, native $4.25<aG.00,
western [email protected]«.45. - —
KANSAS CITY
KANSAS CITY. Dec. 3.— Cattle— Receipts,
2.000. Market steady. Native steers, [email protected]:
native rows and heifers. $2.75(g.«; stoekers and
feeders.\s3.7s(f|4.2s: bulls. $3.40ijt!4.75; calves,
$4(58.25; western steers, $4.25fi| ( i.6'5. '
Hogs— Receipts. 2,000. Market 5c nlgher.
Bulk of sales. [email protected]; heavy, $7.25<a7.30:
packers and butchers, [email protected]; light, $7.20(3.
Sheep— Receipts. 500. Market steady. Mut
tons, $3.50*54.25: lambs. [email protected]; fed wethers
and yearlings, $3.75<55.75; fed western ewes.
[email protected] ' .
' SOUTH OMAHA
SOUTH OMAHA, Dec. 3.— Cattle— Receipts.
200. Market steady. Native steers, $4.25(36.75:
Cows and ielfers. [email protected]; western steers," s3.so
<??5.50; cows and heifers, $2.50<54.C5; canners,
[email protected]: Ktoekers and feeders, [email protected];
calves, $3.50<&5; bulls, stags, etc., $3.25<ft4.75.
Hogs — Receipts. 3,000. Market ' 5c higher.
Heavy, [email protected]; mixed. $7.15(^7.25; light. $7.20
@7.30; pigs. $6(g7; bulk of sales, $7.05<ii7.20.
Sheep — Receipts, 200. Market steady. Year
lings, $3.50®4. 85: wethers, $3<tf3.So; ewes, $3®
3.40; lambs, $5<g 6. 15. ~ r
Portland Livestock Market
PORTLAND. Ore., Dec. 3.— Cattle — Receipts,
100: market firm. Prime steers. [email protected]: choice
steers, $3.2505.75; good steers. [email protected];
cows, prime, $4.75(35: good. $4.25(34.75; choice
heifers, $4. 75(g5: choice, bulls, [email protected]: calves,
choice light. [email protected]; choice heavy. [email protected]
. Hogs— Receipts. 800: market steady. Choice,
$7.75<g5.10; good, [email protected]
Sheep — Receipts, none; market steady. Weth
ers, yearling grain fed, [email protected]; old grain fed.
$4.25<34.r»0; choice ewes, .?3.75(g4: choice
lambs, [email protected] good lambs, [email protected]
MISCELLANEOUS MARKETS
Cotton Market
NEW YORK Dec. 3.— E. F. Hutton & Co.'s
wire says: "Liverpool is down a little more
than due. For the last week spot sales in Liver
pool have been relatively small. According to
the New York cotton exchange figures, the visi
ble supply of American increased 262.480 bales
last week, against 'a decrease of 20,257 one year
ago. The movement into sight is now -313,000
bales ahead of last year, and If this crop is no
larger than last year, as some of the small
crop estimators would have us believe, there is
no excuse for such a tremendously heavy move
ment from this time on, as the price is no more
attractive than was the case at this time last
year, and on the basis of small crop estimates
there should really remain much less" cotton in
the. country than was the case last year.
r 'Fall River sales of print cloths for the week
are estimated at 150.000 to ICO.OOd pieces. Fall
River cloth mills have all been running full time
during the week, though there were still many
looms stopped.. Manufacturers regard the outlook
as still very unsatisfactory."
Spot closed quiet. 5 points advance. Middling
uplands, 15.05 c; middling gulf, 15.30 c. No sales.
COTTON* FUTURES
Option — Open High Low Close Dec. 2 ago
January- ...14.61 14.74 14. C0 14.70 14.62 14.68"
February 14.81 14.72 14.80
March 14. S7 14.93 14.83 14.95 14.86 14.97
Aprll 14.97 15. 00 14.97 15.01 14.92 15.03
May 15.02 15.12 14.99 15.11 15.02 15.19
June 15.08 14.98 15.01
July 14.99 15.00 14.96 13. 0S 14.98 15.13
Augnst 14.61 14.67 14.61 14.68 14.65 14.46
September : 13.34
October 13.20 12.88
December ..14.61 14.70 14.59 14.68 14.60 14.49
St. L,ouia Wool Market
ST. LOUIS. Dec. 3.— Market steady. Medium
grades combing and clothing. 23>4<524c: light
fine; 20<g22c; heavy fine. 15©17 c; tub washed,
[email protected] • .'.
London Wool Snips
LONDON. Dec. 3. — A miscellaneous assortment
of 1,054 bales was offered at the wool sale? to
day. Good wools were flem. but other grades
were irregular. Americans took a few parcels of
greasy merinos. . - .
XevF York Coffee Market
COFFEE FUTURES
Option — Open. High. Low. Close.
January 10.97 10.97 10.97 10.07
February 10.85 10. S3 10. S5 10.f)0
March 10.80 10. 57 10.80 10. P5
April 10.85
May 10.84 10.57 10.82 10.85
June 10.85 10.85 10.85 10.83
July 10.82 10. SO 10.75 10.80
August ' .10.75
September 10.72 10.77 '30.72 10.70
October 10.65 10.65. 10.65 30.63
November 10.63
December 11.00 11.00 11.00 11.00
; Sales. 57,250 bags.
Xew York Metal Market
NEW YORK. Dec. 3.— The metal markets
were quiet and nominally unchanged
Tin— 37.80<335.25e. ,
Lake copper, 13<??,13.2.'>e: electrolytic. 12.87%
@13c: casting, [email protected]
Lead — [email protected]; spelter, 5.85!g5.95c.
Iron — Steady.
'rVnval Store* — Turpentine and Rosin
SAVANNAH. Ga.. Dec. 3.— Turpentine— Firm.
75c Sales. 409: receipts.- 655; shipments.
1.546; stocks. 16.497. /
Rosin — Finn. Sales. 2.900; receipts. 2.04!?
shipments. 3.925; stocks. 73,613. Quote: B
$5.60(515.70: D, $5.62^(?i5.70; E. ?").6.Vfi»5.70- F
$5.67^05.70: G. $5.70: H, $5.72M-(fi5.75; I.
$6.2T>; S. $6.60; M, $8.90; X, $0.95; WG, 87.10-
WW. $7.20.
Red Star Ledge
L. P. Woodbury, manager of the Reel
Star mine at Alleghany, says that the
outlook at the Red Star, where a rich
strike was made two weeks ago today,
is highly encouraging. Some rich ore
has been taken from the vein during
the last two' weeks and Manager Wood
bury naturally feels elated at the pros
pect of getting back , some of the in
vestment he and his friends have made.
The vein was intersected at a sharp
angle and the miners have just got
clear through it. It Is freely inter
spersed with gold and there is every
evidence of permanency. Ascociated
with the vein is gouge that seems to
be composed of sedimentary matter,
but which carries considerable quanti
ties of free gold. The gouge has to go
through the mill -tf-ith the rest of the
rich ore. — Nevada City Transcript.
The ore that is being taken out of the
Red Star mine at Alleghany is very
rich. It seems to be in a class by itself
and is altogether different from any
rock found thereabouts heretofore. We
are Informed by one who' saw some of
this ore that the gold is about the size
of No. 6 shot and that the quartz is
literally filled with it. H. L.Jahnson
of Alleghany told our informant that a
piece of rock which was on exhibition
and weierhed 45 pounds would easlly^be
worth $60 per pound." Of course this
is not the average value of the whole
ledge, but several tons of. this rock
have been taken out. — Downieville
Messenger.
Low Grade Ore Reduction
An ore reduction process that will
enable the ores of Austin and tributary
mining fields to be treated at home at
a profit has been sought for many
years. The high grade of this camp
has made it famous; has made its
record of $50,000,000 of production; but
it is In the saving of the values con
tained In the ores that will not pay .to
ship that lies the future importance of
the camp in the mining world.
This problem has been solved for
Austin by the Austin -Manhattan con
solidated mining company. The Elec
trostatic dry concentrating plant, which
has been in. operation by this company,
for a month, is a proven success. Con
centrates worth $120 to $130 -per ton
are being turned out wiin a 7 to 1
concentration. This is ore that in all
past mining in Austin would have been
considered waste. There is enough of
this class of ore here to keep busy a
plant of many times the capacity of
the initial unit of this company, which
has vouchsafed to Austin a new lease
of life of many years, s ,
The success of this process is not
important alone to Austin. It is of ex
treme importance, to the state of Ne
vada. The process -eliminates abso
lutely the water problem. What water
is in the rock when it comes from the
mine is extracted ~in a dryer before the
.ore starts on. its course of treatment.
Thf#e are many camps and mines -in
the 'interior of Nevada that have been
idle because there was no water supply
to warrant the erection of: milling-fa
cilities. These camps are, productive of
milling and not shipping ore; Success
at Austin means success In a 'score of
other camps in the state by the adop
tion of the, same process. TherAustln
Manhattan company, in- the, meantime,
has proceeded with, development * work
in tbe Jack: Pot mine: in' the Austin
gold belt until -there Ib a new,ore.suo
ply more than sufficient , to keep. bAiay
this winter' a^ mill-with a capacity -of
150 ' tons dally. vThis . is , to . stay, nothing
of the ore '\u25a0 reserves in the- mines on
Lander hill.'— Nevada Exchange. .} - - ,
REDUCING LOW GRADE ORE
BY A WATERLESS PROCESS
Discovery of Method of Dry Concentrating Treatment of Rock Now
Discarded as Waste Which Will Mean a Large Saving to Mines
Points of interest in the mining news last*week were the announcement of a new process for reducing low
grade ores by a dry concentrating treatment, which, it is said, completely eliminates the water problem and renders
ore. valuable which heretofore has been discarded as waste. The success of this process is said to mean a large
saving' to the mines. • . y
Flattering reports were received from many mines, both in California and ' Nevada. Ap" recent
strike in the Highland mine of Siskiyou county, an account of which was given last Sunday. :d on
good authority that-tliree mules packed away from the Highland for the smelter ore worth $£„ :\ /JO for
\u0084,,: Fine lots of ore were taken from the Tightner, Red Ledge and other mines. ' '}ffp
' A rich strike is reported in a new district near Rawhide, Nev., and a fine run is .being made on Big Four ore
at the War Eaglemill in the Manhattan district, Nevada.
CALIFORNIA
Additional details of the sale of the
Highland mine^of Siskiyou : county,
which was announced in the Call last
Sunday, have been received. , The con
sideration, as already stated, was $200,
000. Ore packed out on three mules
to Yreka and sent by express to the'
.Sel.by smelting- and refining company
netted the owners $30,000. .
' In addition to the Highland, the
same purchasing syndicate bought the
Diamond gold mine, paying $25,000 for
it, and a dozen or more claimholders
sold their holdings to the new company
at good prices.
The Highland is In the Salmon river
mining district and In a good neigh
borhood, another mine in the same sec
tion having paid. §3, ooo,ooo in dividends
to an English company.
Tightner Mine
At the Tightner the usual comple
ment of men is being employed and
the drift is steadily being driven
ahead northwards on the vein. Every
now and then rich ore is encountered,
and the owner. <H. L. Johnson, is mak
ing a choice collection of nest eggs.
The eggs, range In value from $50 to
$2,000, and are-all 'of the pure yellow
yolk. Meanwhile a pile of quartz con
taining high grade sulphurets is being
accumulated and in due time a crush
ing will be made and the rich concen
trates sent to the smelter. — Nevada
City Transcript.
Dividends Show Reduction
KENNETT (Shasta Co.)— Authentic
reports received here show that the
estimate of the earnings of the
United States Mining and Smelting
company will fall far below the ex
tensive showing of 1909, when $3,136,"
000 was the net return after one of
the most successful yrfars in the com
pany's history. The United States
smelting is the parent company of. the
Mammoth copper company of this sec
tion, as well as holding big interests
in- Utah, southern California, and
Mexico. A chapter of accidents and
conditions obstructive to the payment
of dividends has overtaken the com
pany in every one of its plants during
1910. — Exchange. ;->\u2666>>
Middle Yuba Quartz Bonded
The Middle Yuba gold quartz mine
has been leased and bonded by E. A.
Bauder to Walter Bernard, this trans
action constituting a \u25a0 deal, that shows
that capital is being directed toward
a section of the Alleghany gold- bo
nanza zone that has been- rather neg
lected though possessed of all the sur
face earmarks of unusual richness.
The Middle -Yuba mine is situated
on the Middle Yuba river slope of La
fayette ridge between Moores flat and
Minnesota. The claim was located by
E. A. Bauder about- seven years ago,
and the ledge is from one to four feet
wide and well defined.
Some very rich ore has been found
in the ledge.- The Middle Yuba ledge
is a north extension of the Sleeping
Beauty mine, which is situate on the
Nevada county side of the river, and
is owned by Muller,- wholesale -milliner
of; San Francisco. — Nevada' City Tran
script.
Inyo Mines \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0
Since the recent big silver-lead
strike near Darwin it looks like the
old mining district of southern Inyo
was about to see a revival of . the
oJxien days when , millions were taken
out of the mines of that part of the
country. Those were the days long
before the advent of the railroad, when
all the supplies were hauled by team
from Los Angeles and the bullion was
shipped the same way. Then the old
Cerro Gordo was busy paying dividends
and many other of the old mines were
doing tlie same. The bullion shipped
from the southern part of Inyo county
practically built the old town of San
Pedro, and many men are still living
in this part of the country who used
to team across the Mojave desert into
Los Angeles and keep their teams in
corrals which were built where now
is the heart of Los Angeles on Broad
wai r . ; c;>
Money from these mines built the
Nadeau" hotel in. Los Angeles in early
days, and many other of the early im
provements of the southern city owe
their beginning to the mines of Inyo
county.
This part of the mining country of
the west has lain practically dormant
for many years. Some .work has been
done right along and every one who
knew realized that this section was
one of the most highly mineralized in
the west, but for some reason little
work has been done within late years.
The -strike mado by Bert Shively re
cently near Darwin bids fair to change
this condition of things, for the new
strike is proving to be a wonder. .The
ore being mined, or it might better be
said quarried, as itis right on top.of
the ground. Four 8-horse teams are
now engaged in. hauling this high
grade silver-lead ore to .Keeler, and
other teams from Skidoo and the
Owens valley will be put to work this
week. The character, extent. and size,
of this discovery are such that it will
place that section in the front ranks
of the silver-lead sections of the coun
try. While eight' feet is the . lowest '
they are down,, they have thousands
of tons of ore in sight. This is cer
tainly the greatest strike of the kind
ever made in this country. . ••
It Is one of the chearjest countries
in the worlds to mine in provided it
had the proper transportation ' and
smelting facilities. The ground is dry
and the formation is; such that very
little timbering is needed. . In addition !
to this there would be no, trouble from
a smelter as there is in Some sections.
A combination of the interests in
the Darwin district is 1 now under way
looking towards the building of a
smelter either at. Keeler or Olancha,
and also toward the building- of a
narrow gauge road into that country.
If the present broad gauge road is con
tinued up -Owens valley it is very pojs
sible that the -old narrow gauge road
will be -torn up and used in building
a road into that section. The matter
has " already been jolaced before some
of the - Southern Pacific officials and
they have agreed to look into the mat
ter. If the tonnage can be -guaranteed
them they will undoubtedly build the
road.
Among the -mines now working in
this county is the Cerro Gordo, which
will soon begin - shipping, ore again.
Millions have been produced from this
old mine and. millions more will.be
produced. v
Mr. Morrow of the Argus property
has» secured 'estimates from- some of
the biggest -concerns in the' country
regarding the building of a smelter in
that .; section. -They : have-give n him'an
estimate of $15,000 for a 50-ton smel
ter and 830.000 for a 100-ton smelter.
Itiyo Independent.
Calaveras Development
vJ. D. McCarty,' a well known -land
owner and sheepman, has begun'syetem
atic development of his mining prop
erty n ear the : Royal Consolidated " at
Hodson and about two miles and a half
from Copperopolis.: ;'. - \u25a0
.For years a~ large sectioft ; of \u25a0 the'Mc-
Carty property was- known, to, contain
bodies of rich quartz; and good offers
were made McCarty to sell.,but.he.pre
ferred to wait and developthe property
himself. The quartz; ls; just; under the
surface, banked ; ln; large .quantities and
is what, is ; termed aV-blanket.ledge."
The surface : dirt, which -also: contained
gold;was sluiced fromthe ledge; which ',
has been s cut '.lnto ..in order ;to : build 'a
tramway , connectinglthe center ; of the
ore' body with , the mill, which is,- at -a
distance about:' 150;: feet. ; 'There Is
ore quarried, out and stacked by
k the' Uamway,'to run a 40 stamp mill all
winter. There is any amount of high
grade ore in sight which has only to be
quarried out of the mountain side and
trammed tbe short distance to the mill.
— Calaveras Prospect.
Looking to the Mother Lode
Men who are well posted in mining
affairs are promising great activity
along the mother lode in the- counties
tributary to Stockton, and the future
looks encouraging for greater develop
ment throughout the mining' region
which has made California famous for
more than half a century. "When spec
ulators were rushing Into the oil fields
capital was taken from the fields of
quartz mining and the leading counties
east of Stockton suffered for want of
means to develop ttye known good prop T
ertles awaiting men of means to handle
them. : Now that the oil business has
been so generally absorbed by great
combinations of capital, men of smaller
fortunes are again looking to the
mother, lode, and things are brighter
for the counties- of the southern mines
belt. \\
Deep mining along the lode is profit
able, and men who know the fields look
for a boom in the sections where deep
shafts have uncovered paying veins.
In Amador the deep works in the Key
stone and Eureka properties, among
others, have shown that the great
quartz fissures are dividend producers
when their ores have been reached on
levels 2,000 and more feet from the sur
face, and such mining is no longer ex
perimental. The South' Eureka, in Am
ador county, located between the fa
mous Eureka, and Keystone properties,
is today one of the best paying, prop
erties in the state, and the development
was made within the past year by-sink-,
ing deeper on, the vein. Following the
mother lode southward it has been
found that deep mining pays in Cala
veras, Tuolumne and Mariposa counties,
and ' everybody knows the wonderful
success of the deep mines of Nevada
county, where the vein matter had been
dug into at a depth of close to a mile
from the surface.
All along the great quartz zone
which \u25a0 made California famous as a
gold producer are many promising
properties only awaiting plucky -men
with means sufficient to get shafts
down to -2,000 to 3,000 feet. Once cap
ital is turned to the, field of the mother
lode and California's gold story will be
larger than in the old days, for the
gold is in the rock in almost unlimited
quantities and modern science recovers
all of it. — rStockton Independent.
Red Ledge Nuggets
Hector "Williamson of "Washington
came to town yesterday morning,
bringing with him a collection of" gold
nuggets .and specimens" from the
famous Red Ledge near "Washington.
Williamson is one of the owners of the
mine and .the display that he brought
here equals 'any ever seen in this city.
The pieces range in size from that of a
pea to as large as a man's hand. Many
of the pieces are pure gold, as pretty
as the eye would care. to gaze upon.
While here .Williamson sold a large,
number of the nuggets to a jewelry
firm who will convert them into stick
pins, brooches and other forms of jew
elry, as they hav^ an extensive demand
for quartz jewelry. Some, of the speci
mens show the imprint of leaves and
are most handspme, while others are
pure leaf gold. One piece is pure gold
on one end, w,hile the other end shows
sprinkling of white quartz.
. The Red Ledge continues to yield the
precious stuff In quantities tkat pleases
the owners. — Grass Valley Union.
Graniteville Lively
George Mainhart. owner of the An
cho mine in the Graniteville district,
left this morning for the purpose of,
making arrangements to work the
property during the winter months.
Mainhart stated prior to leaving, that
he had sufficient supplies at the prop
erty to last until spring and that the
mine was in excellent shape for con
tinuous work. The autumn has been
exceedingly favorable to mining com
panies operating in the mountains in
that it has permitted them ample op
portunity to get in all the supplies nec
essary for the winter. ,"'
The Ancho has been running- steadily
for. more than a year under the man
agement of Mainhart, who has had
the property for many years, and it is
developing into a substantial property.
Ten stamps are kept steadily at work
reducing the ore, that is taken from the
vein and there is a good crew of men
at work, Operations during the winter
will be in charge of Frank Mainhart,
son of the owner of the Ancho.
Graniteville will be a lively camp
this winter. It will have more men at
work than in years at this season of
the year. Besides the Ancho the Erie
•is employing 50 men and the company
is contemplating further improvements.
The company has -plenty of su^nlies
and the men will be kept at work all
winter. — Nevada City Transcript.
NEVADA
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Goldfield Prospects
. C. M. .Thorndyke, whose, mining ex
perience extends from Mexico and Cen
tral America to Alaska and from Ne
vada to China and the Philippines, was
a visitor at Goldfieia within the week,
and returning from that famous camp
may be informally quoted as being
highly optimistic as to the ultimate
production of that. camp.
"I look for Goldfleld to enjoy a re
vival which will only be second to that
enjoyed by Virginia. City," said Thorn
dyke. "There is practically only one
mine working there now, the Consoli
dated, and that company Is taking out
vast values each month from the one
shaft in the camp, and has undoubtedly
reached the vast deposits that underlie
the fault, which has thrown' so many
miners off their calculations. Gold
field, in fact, is just being learned by
the miners. Conditions there have never
heretofore been - clearly understood.
Mining- was carried on' In the dark, so
to speak. The surface values were
found, but where the great geological
slip occurred mining stopped. The ore
was lost. In the Clermont it was found
again, and Is being explored exten
sively. It- seems to me to be only a
matter of time before the true con
ditions of the camp will be understood
ma-way that will give assurance to
miners, and activity will begin all
along the old workings. When this has
occurred and the ore at depth is lo
cated, then will begin the real ecrta t of
production \u25a0 for Goldfield. • This revival
no doubt will eclipse all ; former bo
nanza 1 days In the camp, and the boomi
will- be entirely, oo r Its merits, the
camp < will be a producer ?of gold more
wonderful than any camp that has yet
been found."— Owens Valley .Herald.
Manhattan Big Four
Five bars of gold bullion, valued ap
proximately at. 520,000, were placed on
display in the windowsfof the-Tonopah
banking corporation \u25a0 and -drew a large
crowd of interested people. • The.bul-'
lion was brought in from Manhattan by
A. J. Poak and was extracted from the
\u25a0Poak>and Chapman, lease on the Big:
Four ground In that camp. It was the
result of a 400 ton cleanup -and it ,is
estimated' that "the value of the ore
milled averaged above \u25a0; 160 ,- to the ton.
Shortly, after Poak*s arrival, Fred Chap
man, brother of j Cecil Chapman. - one of
the< owners of the lease,, who is: super
intendent of the' workings, arrived with
a small bulllon,bar.; The -last bar rwas
practically the ' remnant : of ; : the , clean -
up was .valued :at about $2,000.
Further- values will be irecoveredj from'
the cyanides,- and this will* bring the
total value of ; the ore 'somewhere- in
the neighborhood of $25,000.
"This, is the .second bullion- shipment
by Poak and Chapman, the first having
been made several months ago and was
of a value of about $20,000. The lease
is now in excellent condition, and
as considerable machinery haa Just.been
installed the next cleanup shoNild great
ly surpass the two former ones. A
good tonnage of high grade ore has
.been blocked out and oan now be ex
tracted with but little trouble. The
milling facilities in the northern camp
are excellent and several good sized
\u25a0 fortunes are assured from the lease
hold on the Big Four. — Tonopah Bo
nanza. -;"l.';:
On November 11 the Big Four leas
ing company began a run of ore at the
War Eagle mill that is making a phe
nomenal showing in the values that are
being turned from the plates. The run
began in the night of the 11th, and
every 24 hours following that date
there has been taken from the plates
an amount of amalgam that up to the
present writing has averaged 700
ounces per day. This is a showing that
can hardly be equaled by any in the
state.
There were 400 tons of ore on the
dump when the mill run started, and
at the time the Post goes to pres3 eight
days have elapsed and there are still
SO tons on the dump. The average re
turns from the milling have been 700
ounces of amalgam per day. This amal
gam is running 40 per cent In gold.
This means that when the run is fin
ished here there will have been taken
from the plates 700 ounces of amalgam,
and the amalgam running 40 per cent
gold will yield 2,800 ounces, or. in round
figures, the magnificent sum of $42,000.
—Manhattan Post.
Silver Summit Deal
Word comes to us from Chicago to
the effect that parties with extensive
financial backing are negotiating for
the purchase of the controlling Inter
est in the holdings of the Silver Sum
mit mining company. In the event that
the deal is consummated extensive op
erations will be inaugurated in the near
future. The estate of the company is
located about several miles west of
Eina and consists of quite an acreage
of highly mineralized ground with good
comfortable quarters for the employes.
A great deal of work was done on the
property about three years ago and ore
of a sensational value was uncovered,
but owing to the poor management of
the officials who were in charge at that
time the property became so badly en
tangled In debt that It was forced to
close down. Since then Q. E. Osgood
and associates of Chicago took over
control and liquidated nearly, if not
quite all. of the outstanding liabilities.
Should the present plans be carried out
it will mean much to the mining indus
try of Mlna, as the mine' is one of the
nearest tributary to tills place, and
sufficient work In the past has been
done and high grade uncovered to
demonstrate that with good manage
ment and • thorough development the
property can be made a big producer
of ore. — Western Nevada Miner.
Option on Carson Mine
Constantine Bros, and Matt, who
have a bond and lease on the Carson
mine at Mason Pass, from which they
recently made a carload shipment
which gave returns of a little better
than $40 per ton, last week gave a. ten
day option on the property to Chicago
parties. • The lattter are drifting at the
fifty-foot level and If the ore body at
that point shows up "as good as it
did above, there is little doubt but
what the option will be exercised. —
Yerington Times.
Rawhide Rich Ore
Craig Catterson, who is in the livery
business and mining at Rawhide, re
ports a rich strike In a new mining
district twelve miles from Schurz and
between that place and Rawhide.
The strike was made by Judd Terrill
and George Pollinger. who are part
ners of Mr. Catterson. Only a little
\u25a0work on the surface has been done so
far, but an assay which is believed to
represent the average value of the ore.
gave.returns of $96 to the ton in silver.
The mineralized zone Is apparently not
extensive, the ledge from which this
ore .was obtained being the only likely
looking one in the vicinity, but if the
values hold out there will be at least
one good mine.
Mr. Catterson reports that the mines
of Rawhide are looking good, but the
camp is quiet. He reports that the
Kearns No. 1 lease on the Queen is
shipping steadily to the Oueen mill and
keeping it busy. The BTack Eagle Is
a mine also, he says, but the values
in the ore cannot be saved by the
Queen mine. A 100-ton lot was re
cently run through but the results were
very unsatisfactory. — Yerington Times.
Mason Valley Mines
O. J. McConnell. the president of the
Mason Valley mines company, and Jules
Labarthe. the expert who is general
manager.of mine and smelter, were in
camp this'- week and made an Inspec
tion of the mine as" well as looking
over the work being done at the smel
ter site.
This was the first visit of McConnell
for some time, and he was thoroughly
pleased with the progress and develop
ment of the mine since he last saw it.
It is not only his opinion, but that of
practically every man who goes through
it. that the Mason Valley never looked
nearly as good in Its history as it does
at present.
It is seldom indeed that any mine im
pboves so uniformly under development
as does the Mason Valley: There has
been a steady and constant improve
ment. Known ore bodies have Increased
in size and values as they were de
veloped and entirely new shoots have
been opened up.
There is ore enough above the level
of the No. 4 tunnel (from which the
shaft Is being sunk) to keep the smel
ter going five or six years. This ore
will be carried by a tramway to the
spur track, therefore the question as to
the lower tunnel need not be decided
for some time.— r Yerington Times.
Nevada Wonder
The annual statement of the Nevada
Wonder mining company, covering oper
ations up to and including September
30, was made public laat week and dis
closes a highly nattering state of af
fairs. According to this report the
amount of ore actually developed to
date is 32.505 tons, of a value of $$32.
000.* Two projects already well under
way. the first unit of the milt and the
water system, have cost to date $ 49.16$
and $61,691. respectively, and the com
pany's holdings in the Wonder 'district
present a busy scene these days. Some
thing of the. solidity of this mining
company will be noted when it is known
that its assets are $2,111,940.
. Judging from present indications It
will not be long before the Nevada
Wonder Is one of the state's heaviest
bullion tax paying properties, for every
effort is, being directed toward Instal
ling a suitable plant for the working
of the tremendous body of ore that is
known to exist in their mineral ground.
— Fallon Standard. '
World's Output of Gold
A recent "estimate figured that for
nine months ending September 30 there
was a decrease of $SOO,OOO in the world>
gold production from the same period
in 1900. I C^was suggested that- this
might .be made up by .. increased Rand
output during the last three months of
1910. Returns at hand last week: show-"
ed that 'for. October, at least, the Rand
fulfilled expectations. The output was
$1,078,000 heavier than a year ago.
Compared .'with three years >3go * the
month's output" showed an increase of
$2,loo,ooo.— Goldfield News. ; "
AUCTIONSALES
AUCTION!
AUCTION!
OBJECTS OF HIGH ARTS
PRIVATE COLLECTION
BY
"LIBERTY OF LONDON"
HAMMERED SILVER
BY
AUTHOR AND BOND
YOKOHAMA
CARVED FURNITURE
PAINTINGS OF
• "OLD MASTER"
RARE PORCELAINS
GOLD ELECTROLIERS
AND A LARGE COLLECTION OF THU
FINEST ART GOODS EVER BROUGHT
TO AMERICA.
SALE 10:30. 2:30. 7:30 DAILY
AT OUR ART ROOMS
23T POWELL ST.
At Auction, Tuesday, Dec. 13th
Western Horse Market, Valencia at 14th
Ninety <9O> bead horses from T>hama eoanty:
40 large gelding*. 4 to 6 year* old: 4O mar**, 3
to 5 year* old; all of ahoTe weigh from 1,3n0 to
1.600 pounds: also 15 big mules: all abore broke
to work. Can be eeen at our sales yard day be-
fore the .«ale.
We bare now at private aale a carload horse*.
4 to S years old. weighing from 1.100 to 1.330
P'lumK most of them broke single and double.
Also for stale. 10 head cheap horses at from $3O
to $100. good for nse In the country. /
E. STEWART & CO.. Auctioneers.
£bj AUCTION SALE jfeg
43 Horses and Mares
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 1910
At 11 A. M.
Bj- order of WUllasi "Prater of Sonor% county
«nd Frank Smith of Norato, Cal.. and others, we
will sell 43 Horses and Mares, weljchins from
900 to 1,400 lbs. This stock consists of Work
Horses, Driving Horses and 10 Rood Saddle
Horses and is head of City Horses. Also
Wagons. Busies and Harness.
Outside horses nold oa commission.
MISSION SALE STABLE.
430 VALENCIA ST. NEAR 13TH.
"/'-:.:.: H. COHEN. Auctioneer.
FORCED TO VACATE
And will close oat the entire contents of my
llTfry stable at auction, consisting of 60 good
Work and Dri-ringr Horses, 27 Wagons, 16 Bur-
gles, 3 Hacks. 4 Coupes. Surreys. Carts and rl«s
of every description. Also 60 sets of Single and
Doable Harness. Farmers and parties la need of
Horses and Rijrs should not fall to attend this
sale, as the buUdlnjr Is condemned by the board
of health and most be removed at once, aad tho
stock will be sold at your own price. Sal* rain
pr shine, at the Front Street Stables, corner
Green and Front sta..
TUESDAY. DECEMBER (t. 11 A. M.
CLOt'GH A BRODIE. Auctioneers.
Phone Park 2723.
Just received a large consijmment of Wort
Hnrses and Mares, to be sold at auction MON-
T>AT. December 5. at 11 a. m.. and THTRSDAY.
December 9. at 11 a. m.. at auction, at Duboce
Stables. 209 Valeacia sr. Outside stock sold <a
commission. Phone Park 2723.
. CLOUGH & BRODIE. Auctioneer*.
jto AUCTION TDESDAY £^
COUNTRY MARES AND HORSES.
1.000 to 1,300 lbs. 227 Bth st.. cor. Alice. Oak-
land, December 6. 11 a. m.
ODELL & FLESHKR. Auctioneer*.
$& AT AUCTION j££>
WEDNESDAY. December 7. 11 a. in.. 53 head
of large horses and mares: also wagons aad har-
ness to be sold. No reserve. Don't miss tals.
565 4th St.. Oakland. Rain or shine.
'
SHRINERS TRAVEL TO
SACRAMENTO IN AUTOS
Stockton Sends a Class of Thirty-
Candidates to Conclave
[Special Di.'patch to The Call]
STOCKTON. Deo 3.—A largs dele
gation of Shriners boarded the San
Frapclsco "Western Pacific special when
it arrived here this afternoon. Stock
ton's class consists of 30 candidates.
A few Shriners came in automobiles.
Among the Sonora Shriners are Jack
Adams of the Gold Crater mine. D. H.
Stelnmetz. manager of the Tuolumne
lumber company, and F. M. Morgan of
the Sperry flour company. Mrs. Mor
gan accompanied her husband.
The local party consists of the fol
lowing:
M. S. Arndt 1 H. C. Merer
J. M. Blodtett , J. H. Miner
F. S- Boj*s J. W. Mosher
C. C. Case C. L. Neumlller
Georse E. CaUs A. M. Noble
W H. Chestnutwood C. W. Norton
Fred" P. Clark D. R. Payne
John E. Crump R. E. Plan
M. Finnell B. J. Powell
W. W. Fitzferald J. M. Perry
L. H. FranSenheimer John Raestio
Joseph Fyfe W. J. Rsoads
E. M. Grunaky E. C. Stewart
O. S. Henderson J. J. Smltn
Dr. J. P. HnU W. F. Siblev
F. L. Kincaid ' W. P. Steinbeck
A. G. Keagle G. W. Tatterson
G. W. LeUtner A. P. Tattersoa
G. W. LeMotn P. H. TtadeU
G. W. Langdridge ! T. W. Wells
W. H. Lorena E. W. S- Wood*
F. A. McCan W. C. Wllc«
G. F. McNoble
lE.I E. F. BUTTOH & GO.
490 California St. Tel. Douglas Z ;S7
St. Fraud* Hotel. Tel. Dpuslas S9S3
Members of New York Stock Exchange
Pioneer House
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and Xew York
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