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' rnrk—Extra prime. In barrels. $28: clear. $32:
Kf'»«, $28; pig pork. $30; pigs* feet. $5.50 for
4ta t bis. $2.83 for 23 lb kegs and $1.30 for kits.
Meat Market
Slaughterers' rates to dealers and batchers are
as follows;.'■aßWf.sfemilßtitfjtlM—»>■ aMftfMJßg
Beef—B©ap per lb for steers, .7®Sc foe cows
and heifers. -•-...•...
Veal—B%©lo%e for large and for small.
Mnttea—Wethers, 6©S%c; ewes, 7©7%e.
Lamb—lo©lo%e per lb.
Dressed pork (per lb)— 0%11%e.
The following quotations are for good, sound
livestock, delivered Is San Francisco, gross |
weight: • - - - v
Xo. 1 steers, ever 900 lbs. alive, B%e per lb;
under 900 lbs. sc: second quality, all weights.
4%©5 c; tbln, undesirable steers, 4©4%e.
No. 1 cows and heifers. 4%c: second quality.
4c: common, thin, undesirable cows, 3%@3%c.
Desirable bulls and stags. 3%c; half fat or
thin bulls, 2%©3 c.
Calve*—Lightweight per lb. 6%ee%c; me
dium. 666% c: heavy. [email protected]%c.
Sheep—Desirable wethers, 44f4%e; ewes,
3%'45%C. ■ • '"." "..:.'
Milk Lambs (per IM—3©s%c..
Hogs—Hard grain fed. weighing 100 to 150 lbs.
„%c; M to 200 lbs. 7%c: 200 lbs and up, 6%e. j
Horse* and Mules
Tbe following quotations for horses and mules
are famished by the Butchers' snd Stock Grow
ers' Journal:
Desirable drafters. 1.700 lbs and over. 350
Light drafters, 1.550 to 1.650 lbs 2336283
Chunks, 1.330 to 1.500 lt>s 2006230,
Wagon horses. 1.230 to 1.350....... ".. 1750-00
Delivery wagon horses. 1.050 to 1.230.. 125-3150
Desirable farm mares ISS-gISO
Farm workers 100©125
900 lb*,; 4 to 7 years.". $1506173
I.WO lbs. 4 to 7 years 173«2O0
1.100 lb*. 4 to 7 yesrs 2156240
.1.200 lbs, 4 to 7 years 2506300
Over 7 yesrs old range from $15 to $25 lower,
Xote—Shippers to this market must have
horses close to type, with age. bone formation
and style, to command extreme quotations.
Butter, Cheese and Erg«
I . The" egg market cloned the week very firm
wits prices for under grade* following the lead
of Fxtra* and moving upward. Yesterday prime
firsts ami Jmt* were marked np lc and %c ■to
quotations of 24c and 23c a dozen respectively.
,^Th*> new quotations were freely bid on the ex-
I^f urg". but no one seemed to have any stocks
""i.» sell. Butter, too. was firm, with buyers lin
kable to bring ont any stocks on 'change, al
though they stood willing to pay the quoted
rate*. There was no change in prices for local
' che»»e.
Sale* on the exchange were as follows:
Fgss—lo cases of extras at 2«% c. 50 at 28c
and 20 cases of selected pullets at 22c a dosen.
*■■ Cheese—SO fancy California Young Americas
at !4%e a pound.
Receipt* were 42.000 pounds of butter. 29,500
pounds of cheese and 2.070 cases of eggs."
- The following are official quotations estab
lished on the floor of the dairy exchange.
In the street, while governed by the exchange
quotations, generally range from I%C to 2c
higher, owing to the various charges to be added.
July July July July Jnly July
17 18 19 20 21 . 22
F.vtra* 23V 23V .- 23V :* 24e
Prime firsts.2?V 22V 23c 23c 23c 23c
Firsts .....21e 21e 22e 22e 22c 22c
Seconds 19c 19e 21c 21c 214 c 21V
Fsst'n !»dls.2oe 20c 21c 21c 21c 21c
No. 1 pack'g.l»c ISc 19 V ._-19V 19 V
The average price for •ma butter for the
week ending Saturday, July 22, was 23 7-10 c
Ter lb.
Cheese—Fancy California fiats. 13'wc per lb.
firm; do firsts, 12V, firm; do second*, lie, firm:
"f*:iey Young Americas, ,4 %c* firm: do firsts.
12 V. - firm; -Oregon flat*. 14c. steady; do
storage. 14ijc. steady; Oregon Young America*.
IV. steady; local storage, flats 14c. ateady:
New York fancy. 16c. steady! do storage. 16®
lSe. steady: Wisconsin do, 18c. »te*dy.
Ken— California fresh, per dozen, cases in
clude.;:- ■ -
Jnly July Joly Jnly July Jnly
17 . IS 19 20. 21 ,22
Rxtras 23c 25Ue 25Vic 2fic 26c 26c
Prime first*.23c 23e, 23c" 23c • 23c 24c
-First* - 22c 22 V —'•« 22Uc 22 V 23e
Second* ....]Si;?iSHelk 13 VI9V 19 V
Selecteu pul
let* 2!c 21c 21c" 22c _2c -22c
: Eastern *e~
oad* . 16c 16c 16c , 16c 16c 16c
tEgB Market In Nearby Counties
[S.feci'aZ Dispatch to The Call]
. PETALL.MA. July 22.—The week closed with
-no change in tbe price* paid for eggs. After re
ceipt of transactions of the San Francisco dairy
and egg exchange Independent dealer* and specu
lators patd 23e tot* first grade. The delivery was
averare and tba quality, good. Feed conditions I
"', j-etialn unchanged.
I lANTA CBCZ. Jnly 22.^Tb» week ends with
*iy»lher shifting tn tbe price of egg*. . Selecta
• climbed np to 24c per-doaen atttheejeg ex
change, while frst* brought-2lc. Pullet egg*
still *eem to be a minu« quality and tbe limited
aupply brecsht to the open market sold for I<V- |
per doxen. Shipment* are Improving, the bulk of
tbe product going to the San Francisco market.
Portland Ratter Market
PORTLAND. July 22. Sty creamery extras,
box lot*. 26c; side creamery 24626 c. -.
- itatoe*. Onions and Vegetable*
The n»ua! extra buying for weekend- wants
enlivened the market for vegetables: yesterday,
but otherwise the general sltnatlon showed no
change from the few preceding days. The in
creased trading had no appreciable effect on
T»lues, as dealer* were content I with • keeping
sticks moving, and no attempt was made to
boost price*. Green corn was weak on the day
and quite a surplus had to. b«: held over.
Prices were firm for a short time ,ii the morn
ln« owing to the late arrival* of fre*h supplies,
hut the market weakened early in the forenoon.
Tomatoes, too. were weak, with receiver* will
ing to make conceslon* rather than carry stock*
over. Potatoes were firm, while onion* dragged
st weak rate*.
L, Potatoes (per ctll—River whites. $1.4061.75
Pn boxes and $1.4061.50 "In sacks; sweet pota
• toe*. 566 c fcer lb.
Ooiooa—New red, Ssc6sl per sack; yellow,
$1.1061-25 per ctL
Vegetables — Asparagus. $1.5062.25 per box;
summer squash. 40665 c per box; green .pea*,
$1.2362 per *ack: *trlng bean*. 265 c per lb;
cabbage. S»V6*l per ctl; garlic, 364 c per lb;
tomatoes. 75c65L23 per box: cucumbers, 506
• 77.c per box; cauliflower. 40650 c per dozen: caf
rot*. $1.25 per sack: green-corn, $161-75 P*r
*ack: okra. $1.2561-50 per box: green peppers,
606*3 c per box; eggijlant, 567 c per lb.
Deciduous and fit run Fruit*
' The Bartlett pear situation is very firm her*
and la the country. - The canners, who paid tip
to $60 a ton early ln the reason, will not meet
grower*' price* now. but the latter are finding
-an outlet for their crops through eastern pack
' era, who are paying $1.23 a box In - the ■ or
chard* for No; 1 stock. As there is a fair pros
* pect of the * eastern demand continuing brisk,
commission merchant* think that the, growers
" ran afford to be Independent of cansers. In
" this market price* were irregular, as retail
tradesmen are not handling the fnrtt very free
ly.- and there Is not much choice stock arriving
an*-' .
. - The volume of buriness In the local fruit
market was increased yesterday by the' usual
extra buying for weekend and shipping wants
snd prto-* were firm a*. * ; rule. Apples "and
"- peaches continued to lead the other orchard
.J kind* In point of demand and there was a good
"ipquiry for plums and prune*. .Apricots were a
: little-easier, -hough no lower,"because th* can
. nera were well supplied with stock received di
, rect and ' were consequently Indifferent about
buying in " the open . marker, Figs and ; grape*
' we're scarce and firm, while melons moved off
freely at satisfactory rate*. - Berries were easy,
despite extra buying for Sunday want*..
Berries—Strawberries. $669 per chest and $4
,Q« for large varieties: loganberries. $364 per
A-hest: bla'kberriea, $304 per chest; raspber-
Trie*. $4.50«» J. .........
, Apples <per box)— Fanc y' four tier Graven
stein*. $2.2562.30: other fancy. $262.25 tor fosir
tier and $1.5062 for smaller fruit; choice fruit,
: $i(6i.25. unVMHpsa
Pear*—Bartlett*. $1.7562.25 .per box for
; chotee snd $1.2361-50 for No. 2:-cull*; 73c65l
per box; Dearborn seedling*. '3464 c per lb;
. other'kinds, 60e6$lper bot.
'. Apricots—Crate*. 90c651-13: boxes, 60685 c
In bulk. 86*" per, lb to 'the trade; * canning
" prices, $456"0 per ton.
Peaches—6oc6sl for small and $1.2561-73 for
"Ing boxes: basket*. $161-20.
Plum*—Crate*. B.V6* 1-23: small boxes. 406
„ 63c:. Tragedy prune*. 90c65L23 for rates, 75c
. @$1 am mm sad $161.23 am baskets.
Cherries—lo6l3c pier lb.tsM&WgmME9qg
Fig*—Bl.2s6l-75 for Mi layer. packages
and $2,504X3 for river boxe*.
- Grape*—sl.236l-30 per crate for Malaga and
Mnscat; *eed!e**. - ooo«. •
Melon* Cantaloupes.: $1.2562.23 for. Imperial
, valley and $263.73 ' for Tnrlock lots; nutmeg
• melon*. $1.5062 per box; watermelons, - $263
per dozen. <ssP>MDSWba>MMntoHnMI
Cltru* Fmtt* (per box> —Valencia oranges,
$2.73«3.50; grapefruit. $26* for seedless;- lem
on*. $2(ii6; Mexican lime*. $6.3067.
Tropical , Fruit*—Bananas,. 73c651.50 per
trawh for Hawaiian and- $263 for- Central
-can; plaea-oles, $2.3063 per dozen.
Dried Fruits, Raisins. Nuts and Honey
Frnlt*—Evaporated apple*. 1911 crop." 10611 c;
apricot*.; 1911, .crop, 1361 V: pears. 11612V'
peaebe*. 1911 crop. 94610 V: prune*. 1911 !
crop. 44644 c basis to growers,.with *iQle
premium on 80-40* and *■ 46 V premium on ;
40-IOs: fig*. 1911 crop. 566 c. ?3t*"=SO3E«S»5 5
Raisins—Reeded., 746• 4c for : choice; - seed- -
less. 563 V: Thompson's seedless. 64664 c;;
loose moAratel*. 4 crown 64c. 3 crown 5He. 2
5 crown 54c; ralrin* in sweatbox at Fresno, 4V-
Price*, for. the new rahln - crop are quoted as :
follow*; Fancy. aeeded, 7467% c;' choke.;7® ,
,- "uc: loone, 54c 6c; and' 6«lic for 2. : 3 and 4
>*»t«wn. re*i>ectlvely: Hess muscatels se,
■ m tv,B«i,.- sultanas 6664 c;. layers, ;
$1..'fl for 2 crown. $1.40 for 8 crown and $1.83. |
$2 and $2.50 for 4, I sad 6 crown, respectively.
* Not*—Almonds.' new crop, nonpareils, 186
:" 1S 4c; IXL, lti 4 c;: ne ' plus . ultra, 16c;.. Drake,
-14V: languedoca, 14c: hardshell.. 8c: . shelled
; almond*.-28633c; walnuts, ■ 13c per lb for No. I
softshells. 1 14He - for - No. -1 - standards; ■■ No. '2 .
standards, lie; pecans. 14%615c; peanuts. 4%
®sc; pine nuts, 18620 c.
Honey—Xew comb. 15c; new.water white ex
tracted. 8%65%e; light amber. 7%©Be. -
Beeswax—27% 6 30c per lb for light and 23©
26c for dark.- •„. ■ ' .- -. „_
Poultry and Game
There was not much poultry - received yester
day, but there was very little needed, as a
good portion of Friday's arrivals were on hand
and there was : very little - trading >in progress
anyhow. Four cars of western stock ware han
died during the week. Two cars fall due from ,
the. middle west tomorrow.
Poultry (per dosen)—Hens. $363.50 for small.
$666.50 for large and $B©9 for extra; young
roosters. $6.30(81.50; old roosters. $4&3. fryers,
$4.3065.60; broilers. $364 for large and $2.23©
2.75 for small; ducks. $667: pigeons. $1.75*82;
squabs. $2©2-50; geese, $2©2.-3.
Beans and.Seeds
The bean market continues quiet and without
especial feature except the downward tendency
In lima* noted several days ago.
Beans (per ctl)— Bayo*. [email protected]: Chilean
bayos. $4,64.50;'5ma1l white. $3.3563.60; large
white. $3.2363.45: pink. $453©3; red. $5©
5.35: Hacker*. $6 s^@*.7S: lima. $5.95(36.10:
red kidney, [email protected]; cranberry beads. $3.7564;
garvanxas, [email protected]: hone beans. $17562.50;
Manchurian beans. $3.60g3 75 tor cranberry.
$3.7363.85 for red and $3.20©3,30 for speckled
—Brown mustard. 4c: yellow mustard,
; flaxseed, nominal; canary. 3%e; alfalfa.
17©17% c; rape, l©2%e; timothy, nominal;
hemp. 3<&3%c; millet. 2%Q2%c per IK
Dried Peas—Greea, $4 per ctl; Xlles. nominal.
Flour and Farinaceous Good*
California family extras. $3.4065.80
net without discount: bankers* extras. $3,403
6.80; superfine. $4.50©4.?0; Oregon and Wash
ington, per bbl. $4.6064.80 for family, bakers'
and patents, and $4.2064.40 for cutoff; Kan
sas patents. $5.80; do straights. $3.60; Dakota
patents, $7.20; do straights, $7; do clear. $6.40
per bbl. .
Farinaceous Goods—ln 50 lb sacks are quoted
as follows, per 100 lbs: Buckwheat floor, pure
$4.50, self-raising $5.30. groats $8.60; cornmeal,
yellow or white $2.30. extra yellow or white
$2.80; cracked wheat, $3.50; entire wheat flour,
$2.70: farina. $3.80; graham flour. $2.50; hominy,
large $3. small $3. granulated $3; oatmeal, pore
$4-30. -eel cut $4.30; oat groats. $4.30; pearl
barley. No. l small $5.10. No. 2 medium $3.30,
No. 3 large $5.30; rice flour. $5.80; rye flour,
$3.50; rye meal. $3.40; split peas, yellow $5,
greej $6.80; whole wheat flour, $1.7u; rolled
oats. $4.30; rolled wheat. $3.20.
Hay and Feedstuff*
Considerable hay was bought In the conatry
last week at higher prices than are quoted in
this market. Yesterday's receipts were large.
being 1.003 tons. Scott. 'lagner & Miller say
of the market:
"Becetpt* of hay on the San Francisco mar
ket have sharply Increased during the la»t
week, the amount totaling 3.700 ton*. Arrival*
by railroad were larger than heretofore, and
during the last six days quite a fleet of boats
carrying hay have arrived. Quite a little of the
hay coming by boat has been alfalfa. •
' ""While the general trend of our market lias
been stronger there has been no definite ad
vance* In prices, although" there Is a firmer
fueling generally covering the entire situation
both In the city and in the country. -
"The - demand here lln the city for hay has
not Improved to any noticeable extent as the
summer activity does usually at this time of
the yea but the season I* holding off very late
this year, and active buytm on the part of the
consumers ha* not yet begun. ■■ ■
"In several of the large hay districts there
ha* been baying this week and quite a few lots
have changed hands both for storage purposes
and for current trade.
• •There ha« beer, very little hay sent out of
th» harbor recently on export or on coastwise
shipments and it is not expected that there will
be any particular activity in this line In tbe
early future.
"Tiiere has been some alfalfa hay moving
Into market, although the demand for tills arti
cle at present is rather moderate. No larce
buying has been done, , the operations being
mainly confined to small purchases for- Immedi
ate requirement*, and the market can not be
said to be as yet well established for the usual
summer trade. ■ -BBSpsteßSf: - ■
"The market on straw is very quiet. The
old straw will be practically all --leaned np by
the time that the new straw begins to enter the
" 8ran—528.30629.50 per ton.
Middling*—s3363s per tun.
Shorts—s2963o per too.
Feedstuff*—Rolled barley. $27.50625.50: rolled
oats for feed. $29630; mixed feed. $28627 for
average lota; evergreen ch<}pfeed. $21 per ton for
ear lot* and $22 for Jobbing: oilcake meal. 10 ton
lot* $42.30. 5 tons $43, smaller lot* $43.50;
eocoanut cake or meal at mill*. $25.30 In 20 and
10 and $28 in 5 ton lots; Jobbing. $2*5.50; corn
meal. $38659; cracked corn. $38639; alfalfa
meal, carload lot* $15, Jobbing $i«:. red * *tar
alfalfa meal. $15 In car lots and $16.30 Jobbing:
M~le*to alfalfa meal, $15 In car lots and $17
Jobbing; eaproca oilcake meaL $16.50 per ton;
caifalfa. $16 in car lots and $17 Jobbing;-vigo
rator. per ton. $23. ,
Hay —Ordinary wheat, $11612.50: choice.
$13.30613; wheat and oat. $10613-50: tame
oat. $10613.50: volunteer wild " o*t. $9.50®
10.50; alfalfa, $9611; stock bay. $5,506* per
Straw—336soc per bale.
Hides. Tallow, Wool and Hop*
A telegram from Portland. Ore., say* that
27c ha* been offered for one of the few im
portant lots of 1910 hops that remain unsold In
that state.
Hide*—Cutis and brands sell about *[email protected] tra
der quotation*. Heavy salted steers. 12c; light
medium. 11611 V. light, lie; cowhides, lie;
stag*. 8c: salted kip. 12612 V: salted veal, 17c;
salted calf. 17c; dry. hides. ISQI9c; dry «alt*d
hide*. 18c; dry kip. 18619 c; dry calf.:24V;
sheepskins. *hearllng*. 20630 c each; abort wool.
43©70 c; medium, Soc6sl: long wool." $161.23;
lambs, BM horsebldes, salt. *2.C" .:.">' for
lares and $1.50®2 for medium. 73c65l for small
and 25650 c for colt*: bcrsehldes. dry. $262.23
for large and $1.5062 for medium. 30c65l for
small and 23650 c for colt*: goatskins, prime an
gora*, 7.v«sl: large hair goats. 35630 c; me
dium. 20633 c; small. 10620 c
Tallow—No. 1 rendered, 565 V: No. 2, [email protected]
4V: grease. 263 c.
Wool—New southern clip. 11612 c; San Joa
quin. 11612 V: n«w middle counties, 12614 c;
ncrthern. [email protected]: new Nevada, spring clip
11613 c per lb. Tall Mountain free. 869 c:
northern and valley. 66Sc; San Joaquin fall
lamb*. 6610 c; do defective and heavy. ; 567 c
per lb. .
Hop*—Creo of 1910. 23630 c per lb; for crop of
1911, 23626 c. . . , ' •
General Merchandise "
Bag*—Grain hags are steady, at 8684 c; San
Quentin bigs. 7c and nominal, being all closed
oat: woo! bags. 37c; fleece twine, 8V per lb.
Coa!—Pennsylvania '.. anthracite egg." $1« per
ton; Wellington, $A.50; New Wellington, $8.50:
Australian, honse. Richmond." etc.. $8.50; Pelaw
Main, $8.50; Stanford Richmond. $8.50; ' umber
land. $13 In bulk and $16.50 in sacks: Welsh
anthracite. $15; coke. $18 per ton in balk and
$1T in -ackj.: ,:..- „;-. -..
Coat. Oil. Gasoline, etc.—Water white, iron
barrtl* or drum". 7V: 150 degree oil, iron bar
rel* or drum*. Be; special do, 9V*c; pearl oil ln
cases. 144 c; astral, 144 c; st*: 144e; extra
star. 174e:' Elaine. 25c; eocene. 174 c; red
crown and motor gasoline, in bulk 144 ctn
ca*es 214 c; engine distillate, In drum* 64e,
case* 7c more; 80 degree gasoline, in-bulk 28c.
In cases 3.1V,c: varnish makers', and painters'
napththa. In bulk. < 124cr In cases 20c.
. Oil Quotations are for barrel*. Linseed. 94c
per gallon for boiled and 92c for raw. cases 5c
more; Baker's A A castor, esses, 3 gallons $1.19.
10 gallons $1.17; commercial castor. In cases,
71c; China nut, case*. 63675 c per gallon; cocoa
nut oil. In barrels. 71«*734e for XXX. 6846
71e for No. 1 snd 66®68V for No. 2. according
to quantity: extra*bleached winter sperm oIL
80c; natural winter sperm oil. 80e; natural whale
0i1..65c; pore lard oil. $1; winter strained lard
Ml. 90c; pure neatsfoot oil, 85e; No. 1 neatafoot
oil. 65c; herring oil, 50c: salmon oil. 50c; boiled
flab oil. 50c: paint oil, 43c. ~
. Turpentine—7sc In . case* and 68c in bnlk.
drams and Iron barred*; Arntttrpe. cases, 30c;
In Iron barrels or drains, 23c per gallon.
Ro*tn—E. $10.13; F. 810.20: O. $10.30: H.
$10.40; -1. $10.43; X*. $10.55; WO, $11; WW.
$11.25 per bbl of 2*o MM.
; Red and White Lead—Red. 69c: white.
S46SV per lb- -'
The Westers Soger Refining company quotes as
follows.' net- cash: Standard line granulated.
3.2.V: standard coarse granulated. 6.25 c: fruit
granulated. 5.23 c; rutloaf. In barrels only, 7.45 c;
H. A E crystal domino*. 5 lb carton* la eases,
8.45 c: do 2 lb cartons in eases, 8.95 c: monarch
bar. 5.60 - tablets, in half barrel*. 5.75- do ln
25 lb boxes,, Be; cubes and A crushed.l 5.50 c;
monarch powdered. 5.35 c; XXXX powdered.
5.33 c; candy granulated. 5.35 c; confectioners* A.
5.23 c- coofectfoners* crystal*, ,5.3.1 c; extra fine
granulate*!. 5.06 c; magnolia. A.;4.B3c;.extra C. i
4.7."*; golden C. 4.65e; D. 4.35 c.., Barrels and 50
lb bags 10c. half bar- 23c, boxes 50c more per
100 lb* than for bags of 100 lbs net. Bar In 83
and 40 lb tins $1.70 more. In 8 and 10 lb tin*
$2.33 more per 100 lbs than "price* for this grade
la 100 lb bags. . -
The - California an*. Hawaiian Sugar Refining
company - quote* as follow*: Granulated basis. :
5.23c;-'•Hlgrade" bar, 5.60 c; powdered, 5.35 c; A
crashed. 5.50 c; berry. 6.23 c: C. A H. extra fine
granulated. 5.25e; coarse dry granulated, 3.23 c;
confectioners! ;*A. 8.23 c; confectioners*..< crystal,
3.33 c: cubes. - s.3oc;:bricks, half barrel*., 5.73 c;
bricks. In 25 lb boxes, 6c; extra fine dry gran
stated <HXr, lb' bags «tdy). 5.05 c: excel*lor .A;
4.85 c; extra C, 4.73 c: golden C. 4.83 c; yellow D.
4.35 c; eetloaf. Id barrels only. T.4.V per 100 lb«;
H. A E. cryatal domino* lo 5 lb canons. case*.
8.43 c; do 2 lb cartons la ease*. 8.9 V. Additional
Per 100 lbs: In barrels and 50 lb bag*. 10c mare:
half barrel*. 25c more; boxes. 60c more tor all
grades. Bar in 35 and 40 lb tin*. $1.70 more: la
10 lb tins. $2.35 more. - Minimum order, carload
weight. "-
New York; Produce
•"*.. NEW ..YORK. July 22.—Hop*—Finn. State".
common to choice.: 1910. 29632 c; do -1909, '206
22e:i Pacific coast, 1910, 28630 c; -6o 19<:«, 18
621 c. ....
.'.-. Hides—Steady. . Central America, 204 c; 80-1
gota.. 2146224 c. ■-„-.'•'■
;..Petroleusa—Steady. ' Refined New York.' bar- i
rel*. - $7.23;' refined New * York. bnlk. $3.73; I
Fhtiadelpliia," barrel- ■ $7.23; Philadelphia, bulk. I
$3.75.->,.--'-.- -.—.,-.. _'--...- r - *|
- Wool—Domestic fleece,. 27628 c. - J
Sugarßaw, trim;; - muscovado, .89 test. I
3.8663.98 c; centrifugal. .96 te*t. 4.36©4.48 c;
molasses sugar. .89 test 3.61©3.73 c. Refined,
steady; cutloaf, 6.03 c; crushed. 5.95 c; mold A,
5.60 c; diamond A. 3.23 c; confectioners* A. 5.10 c;
cubes.'s.soc; powdered, 5.10 c; granulated, 5.25 c;
diamond A. 5.25 c; Xo. 1, 5.10 c; No. 2, 5.05 c;
No. 3, sc; No. 4. 4.95 c; No. 5, 4.90 c; *No. 6,
4.85 c: No. 7. 4.80 c; No. 8. 4.70 c: No. 9, 4.70 c;
No. M 4.65 c; Xo.' 11, 4.60 c; No. 12 . 4.53 c;
No. ,13, 4.50 c; -No. 14. 4.50 c. , .'•"■
■ Butter—Steady; unchanged. Receipts, 5.439.
Cheese—Steady; unchanged. - Receipts, 1,391.
Weekly exports, Dated 3.500 boxes,
-Eggs—Steady; unchanged. Receipts, 8,802
cases. *
Evaporated Apples— firm. Spot fancy, 17
©ISc; choice. 16c; good to prime, nominal.
. Prunes—Quiet.. Irregular. Quotations range
from 9.- to 16c for California* up to 30-40* and
from ll%c to 14% c for Oregons from 80s to SO*.
i Apricots—Qnlet but steady. Choice. 15e: ex
tra choice. 13%610c: fancy. 16%617c.
Peaches—Firm on the light offerings from the
west. .- Choice, o%©lo c; extra choice, • 10%©
10% c; fantfy. [email protected]%e.
Raisins— and firm. Loose muscatels. 6©
7c: choice to fancy seeded. S69c: seedless, 5%
66% c; London layers, $1.40©1.43.
Chicago Dairy Produce Market
CHICAGO. July 22—Butter, no market. Eggs.
no market; receipts, 6.230 cases. Cheese, steady;
daisies. 13613% c- twins. 12%Q12%c; Young
Americas, 13% c; longhorns. 14c.
Los Angeles Produce Market
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
LOS ANGELES, July 22.—Eggs were In de
mand today.. The price was steady. • Butter and
cheese were firm. The potato market la steady
to weak. No receipts were tabulated on account
of the Saturday holiday season.
Butter 'per lb) California oliamery. extra,
22%e. creamery, firsts, 21% c; ladle butter, 21c;
country butter, 20e. - - ■
Eggs (per dozen) —Local ranch, candled,
29% c: do case-count. 23% c: northern California,
candled. 2S%c: northern California, case count
23%©27% c; '■■tern. 23c: pullets. 22% c.
Cheese (per. lb)—Northern fresh. 15c; northern
storage, 14c; eastern singles. 16c; eastern twins,
16c: eastern Cheddars. 17618 c; eastern looghorn.
17i317%e; Oregon daisy, 16%61>%c; Oregon
twins, 16% c: eastern daisy, 17c: swlss imported.
32c: swlss domestic, block, 18c; do wheel, 19c;
Roquefort [email protected]
Beans (per ctl)—No. 1 pink. $5.75; No. 1
lima. $6.73; Lady Washington No. l. $4; do
small white No. 1. $3.7504: blackeye, $8: gar
▼anxas. $4.50; lentils $6(87: bayos, $4.50©5;
Mexican reds, $4.75©5; Manchurian pink, $5
"3525. . ,
Potatoes—Sweet yellow. $7 per ctl. 768 c per
lb: new potatoes, - 70.- per lug box. $1.5061.75
per ctl; early rose locals, $1.25 per ctl.
Eastern Livestock Market
f CHICAGO. July 22.—Cattle—Receipts esti
mated at 400: market steady. Beeves. $567;
Texas steer*, $4.50g6: western steers, $465.90;
stackers and feeders. $3*25.30: cowa and heifer*.
$2.2065.83; calves, $5.2367.75.
Hogs—receipt* estimated at 11.000: market
steady to 5c higher. Light. $6.3366.83; mixed.
$8.3066.82 V heavy. $8.1066.80; rough. $6,106
6.83: good to choice heavy. $5,356 6.50; pigs,
$3.5066.45; bulk of «ale*. $6.&>6*75.
I Sheep— Receipts estimated at 4.000: market
. Heady. Native. $2.6064.85; western. $364.70;
I yearlings. $4.3063.00: lambs. native, $1736
7.85; western. $4.5067.73
! KANSAS CITY, July 22.—Cattle—Receipts,
] WO; market strong. Native steer*. $4.7566.65:
southern steers, $3.7065.63; southern cow* and
heifers. $2.50®4.30; native cows tnd heifer*.
$2.4066.00; stockers and feeders, $3.2365; bulls,
$2.7564.75; : calve*. $466.73; western steers,
$4.5066.13: western cows, $2.5064.5 a
j Hogs—Receipts, 5,000: market steady. Bulk
of sale*. $42566.50: b*avv M.4566.00: pack
ers and butchers, $0.3363 3-; lights. $8,206
Sheep—Receipts, 200; market steady. Mutton.
I $3.5064.35: lamb-". $667: fed wether* and year-
I ling*. $3.5063.25: fed western ewes. $2,506*-
SOUTH OMAHA. July 22.—Cattle— Receipt*.
100; market steady. Native steer*. $466.25;
cows and heifers. $365.50: western steers. $3.73
65.50; Texas steers. $3.2565.10; cows and
heifers. $364.85: ranner*. $2.4063.60: stocker*
and feeders, $3.2565.15; calves, $36?; bulls,
Hogs—Receipts. 5,500; market 5c higher,
Heavy. $3.2568.35; mixed. $6.2568.35: light*.
$6.30ft6.40; pigs, $4.7366.25; bulk of "'**•
Sheen—Receipts. 00; market steady. Year
lings. $4.5065; wethers. $3.9064-30; ewes, $2.75
63-S3; iambs, $6.23®7.25.
Portland Livestock Market
PORTLAND, July 22.—Cattle— Receipt*. 100;
market firm. Prime fed steer*. $064.23: fair
to good steer*. $5.2565-50; prime cow*. $5,106
5.35: good to choice cow*, $4.7565; choice heif
er*. $3.2563.60: choice bull*. $4.2564.35; Choice
light calves. $767.50: choice heavy calves, $5®
5.50;. choice stag*. $4,756-3- ...
- Hog*—Receipts none; market steady. Choice.
$7.2367.50: good to choice hog*. $767.23; choice
to heavy. $6.3566.50. .
Sheep—Receipt*. 400;: market weak. Choice
spring lamb*. $366; mountain, lamb*. $3,506
&7S; valley lambs." choice. $3.2565.50; choice
yearling*. $3.7564: choice ewe*. $363-25: good
to choice ewes. $2.7363; choice wether*. $.''...'."6
3.75; good to choice heavy wethers, $3.5063.73.
Cotton Market
F. F. Hutton A Co.'a wire say*:
NEW YORK. July 22. Tbe favorable weather
of the past week has brought about drastic and
continued declines in the cotton market, the
■ leaders on the long side having entirely aban
. doned their position. The technical situation
has been strengthened by the elimination of
stop order* and the selling of weak holders.
The short Interest has also Increased materially.
j The weak point ln the technical situation is
there are still a number of scattered long ac
counts which . show severe losses and which
might come on the market at any tin: The
technical altnatlra alone la not powerful enough
to bring about any very. extensive rallies un
der present , condition*.: and unless crop proft
pects change, recoveries will be limited a couple
of dollars a bale almost. There are still a
few penile , who ■ believe la - materially lower
price*. However, the fact remain* that . tbe
bumper crop of 1904 gave ns a low price of
6.39 c; the big crop lof ; 1906. a,' low price of
8.58 c, snd the big crop of 1908. I low price of
8.35 c. There Is no doS%s. that commodity price*
! are , advancing and that the - normal ' level I*
higher from ear to year but this change in
bas-c value is a matter of alow evolution, not of
Immediate. revolution. It would be very nice
-to make a 14.000,000 or 515.000,000 crop ':- and
market It at 14" or 15c. but that would be an
entirely unnatural hypothesis; it would conflict
with all the laws of supply, and demand.
Spot cotton closed quiet. 10 points higher.*
Middling uplands, 13.55 c; middling gulf. 13.80 c.
No sales. •{^mmwaaaamymaasm^t^m^sSSakmWmmmM'
July Tear 5
Option— Open High Low Close 21 ago
July ....13.30 13.39 13.15 13.25 13.19 15.79
Aug. ...12.80- 12.73 12.94 15.24
Sept. ...12.25 12.25 12.24 12.24 12.*22 < 13.78
Ort 12.08 12,10 12.05 12.07 12.0,*. 13.19
Nov. ........ 12.04 11.04 13.05
Dec. 12.00 12.16 12.06 12.00 12.08 13.03
Jan. ....12.06 12.08 12.02 12.02 ," 12.05 12.99
Feb. . 12.06 13.01
March ..12.11 12.15 12.11 12.12 12.11 13.04
April ...:.... 12.00 .....
May :... 12.23 12.23 12.2- s 12.22 12.19 13.09
... „ . I .
London Wool Sales ."
LONDON, July 22.—A* . -derate selection of
9.191 bales was readily sold at the wool anctlon
sale* today.- Prices were firm, except for faulty
scoured*, which were withdrawn. American buy
ers took medium crossbred*. Next week 33,830
bales will be offered.
St. lonia Wool Market
ST. LOUIS, July 22.—Unchanged: m*
dium grade*, combing and clothing, 186204 c;
light fine.- 17'<il9e; heavy fine. 1461' . tub
washed, 25630 c. , ; *
New York Coffee Market
NEW YORK. July 22.— F. Hutton A Co.'s
I wire say*:,
, "Rio No. 7, 13*46134e: Santos No. 4,*[email protected]
13V- "European cables were very disappointing
today. Havre declined 46% point, whereas it
should have advanced. Hamburg declined 461
point. Brazil has sent quotations unchanged on
option*, firm offerings slightly easier than' yes
terday In some case* and some others claim to
have had coffee a , little higher.",« In : any • event.
Braiii wants bid*, and It Is hard to get them on
a satisfactory - basis. ~- The < opening here : was
steady, - but a: little selling later in . the session
caused weakness - In; the; distant month- Rnll
gossip Is confined to talk of the squeeze In Sep
tember, - a thing. which present longs denied all
Intention of doing a year ago. and it 1* doubt
ful If the l«-. Interests have deliberately. na
dertaken to further sqimss consumers."
Option- Open ; High Low -Clow
July. . 11.65 c 11.63 c 11.C.V 11.63 c
August ...T...11- 40>- 11.40 c 11.40 c. 11.30 c
September... 11.20 c 11. »c 11.20 - 11.30 c
October ....'. ...... 10.83 c
November .' 10.70 c
December j... 10.59 c 10.39 c 10.33 c 10.38 c
January ..... ".. ...... ...... 10.54 c
February.......... ......10.54c
March -....'... 10.53 c 10.56 c 10.53 c 10.35 c
Apr11 r ....... ....... ...... 10.55 c
May 10.55 c 10.56 c 10.55 c 10.56 c
Jane ........ ..,:....- ...... 10.56 c
Sales, 46,500 bags.
New York Metal Market . . ,;''?::;''.':;
";NEW YORK,*,«JoIy 22.—The metal, markets
were dull" and - nominal la the absence of: ex
changes. Lake; copper; \ 12.75613 c: electrolytic.
12.«24<Rl2.7Sc:»casting, 12.3.4612.30 c.
Lead —i.436453c.
- Spelter—s.7o63.Boc. 5
Antimony—Cookson**. ■ S.3oc.
." Yaval Stores, Turpentine and Rosin
SAVANNAH. Ga., July >22. — Turpentine-i
Steady, at;51631V- Sales, nil; rece'pts, 953
--shlnment*." 421; stock*; 23.656. ..."
■f> Rosin—Finn. ' Sale*.» 3,140; receipts, 3,278;
shipments. -1.898; stock, 110,89>*t. ■ Quote:' B.
$3.20*13.45: D. $3.60; E. $«68.15; r, O, H and
I I. $f1.5t>66.35: X and M. $6.53f?. N. $6.H>«
i 6,83; W, U, [email protected]; WW, $7.10®7.20,
Sales of Extensive Holdings in Northern California and Reports of
Bonding of Several Groups of Promising Claims in Alaska
. Several deals in mining properties were reported last week. One. was the acquisition by the Placerville Gold
Mining^company of the extensive holdings of the El Dorado Water and Deep Gravel Mining company at a price
between $500,000 and $1,000,000.1 The holdings embrace 41 distinct mining groups, in addition to considerable real
estate, water rights, etc. : -
Another deal was the purchase of the Aha mine, in the Grass Valley district, the consideration not being given.
The mine has been a steady producer of gold since it was first opened about' 30 years ago.
Some large bondings in Alaska are reported. One is that of more than 50 claims in the McKinley Lake district
by the Morgan-Guggenheim syndicate for a figure in excess .0%5200,000. Another is the bonding of property
adjoining the above by the London Exploration company for $500,000. '
There is no slackening in the mining industry anywhere on the Pacific coast. From Alaska to Mexico the
mines" are being briskly operated and outside capital seeking investment in mines is flowing in from the east and
Europe in a steady stream.
Amador Mines
South Jackson-Actual development
work was started at the South' Jack
son Gold Mining company's grounds
ln South Jackson on Monday morning
last and will be prosecuted as fast
as possible under the limited, facilities
at hand for opening the shaft. A wind
lass has been erected and will be used
until the machinery, consisting of gaso
line engine, drills, etc, which have been
contracted for. is installed. Several
men have been engaged, all said to be
thorough quartz miners. The company
has more than 70 acres ln which to
work, comprising over three full min
ing claims.
The shaft will be perpendicular and
three compartments 4 by 5 in the clear
ance. Sufficient.timbers have been or
dered to complete the construction of
the shaft to the depth of 1.000 feet
The gasoline engine, which is ordered.
will be able to handle all the work
required to this depth.
Central Eureka—lt te reported that
the outlook for this mine Is improv
ing. The last monthly cleanup, accord
ing to : current report realized'about
$7,000 over and above operating ex
penses. The company Is nearly out of
debt and the prospects are encourag
ing for the inauguration of dividends.
The company has bought a piece of
ground lying to the west, the title to
which is being quieted by a suit in
the superior court. ,'-*mPpm*
South Amador consolidated min
ing properties, known as the South
Amador, formerly the Amador Queen,
Doyle and others, comprising more than
100 acres of mineral land, are under
going repairs and will be put in work
ing order in the near future. Near
the present site of the old Amador
Queen.'grading is underway for a site
upon which will be built a compressor
room and a transformer house. The
transformers and other electrical ap
pliances to be used in operating the
claims have been ordered. —
Ledger. -
Aita Mine Brought
A mining deal was consummated yes
terday evening which will mean a great
deal to Grass Valley and which In
volves a claim which has produced
$150,000 since it was first opened up
30 years ago. The purchaser is O. Scrib
ner of San * Francisco, a wealthy oil
operator, who has faith In the- Grass
Valley district The claim Is the Alta
gravel mine, owned by former Mayor
L Haas and I. Stein of San Francisco.
i The property was not disposed of un
der bond, but was purchased outright
by Scribner. which means that he will
develop the mine on a scale commen
surate with its Importance and value.
It means a great deal for the Rough
and Ready mining district. In which
the Alta is located. * It adjoins the
Holbrooke on one side and la adja
cent also to , the Picayune claim. In
spite of the crude methods that have
been adopted in working it the huge
sum of $150,000 In gold has been taken
out. • Short i tunnels : and shafts have
been the method of working it up 'to
this time, but now a systematic plan
will be adopted In developing It.,' •
The channel In the Alta mine is sup
posed to be a . continuation of the old
Alta channel, •. from. which thousands
upon thousands of dollars have been
taken. The people who have owned
It heretofore have never had the means
to go deep enough to work it in the
proper,war. If the contention of Haas.
Grant and other -men who - have had
long experlene»~in mining Is correct,
the. Alta should produce for Scribner
many thousands in gold. The chan
nel Is known to run through that dis
trict, and if the Alta should be so
fortunate as to include it within Its
confines the fortune of th* owner la
assured.—Nevada City Transcript.
Sovereign Mine
Development work at the Sovereign
quartz property in Ladles' canyon,
near Downleviile, has demonstrated
that the mine is ready for reduction
machinery. This has been ordered
from Sacramento and will be shipped
not later than July 20.
The development of the mine has so
far proved that the pay chute is at
least 100 feet in length with neither
the north or south .end being reached
as yet. A drift run north more than
50 feet shows good ore all the way as
well as In the face, while a drift run
south about, the . same distance shows
extra good values,
A raise has been started and at 22
feet the face is In the finest kind of
ore. The ledge ranges from seven to
nine feet wide with- all the quartz as
saying well. There is a streak on the
hanging wall that goes better than $70
to the ton. The ore Is not what is
known as picture or specimen rock,
there being litis free gold in sight The
values lie mostly. In the galena sulphu
rets that are sprinkled liberally from
wall to wall. The Sovereign la owned
by a close corporation of Monterey
men.—Nevada City Tranaeript. >
Big Deal in El Dorado
The extensive holdings of the El De
rado Water and Deep Gravel Mining
company have passed into the hands of
the Placerville Gold Mining company.
While- considerable secrecy has been
maintained by the Interested parties, It
is understood that the price Involved
approaches $1,000,000 and that the
members of . the: new, corporation in
clude several prominent San Francisco
and Southern California capitalists.
. The ; holdings - embrace : 41 distinct
mining groups, in addition to consider
able real estate,' water rights, etc.
Among the mines is the noted Excel
sior gravel i property and the important
Pacific quarts mine. All of the mines
are located at or near Placerville." The
Pacific Is one of the leading gold mines
of: the county, and has recently come
to the front as a result of important
development* in : the lower levels. The
property is equipped with a milling
plant and employs about 60 men.: The
Excelsior has been a consistent pro
ducer for years.
It Is said .that the new, owners plan
the development of the leading proper
ties along . broader lines, while much
attention will he given to the explora
tion of the smaller claims. Several: of
the : quarts mines are - located -on the
mother lode gold quarts zone, and with
depth are expected to prove heavy pro
ducers. A. Baring-Gould will continue
to - manage the properties' for the new
syndicate.— Angeles Times. ;: :>■ ;-,:
Phoenix-Butte County
The Phoenix Mining company, com
posed of H. W. Latimer and associates
of | Los Angeles. Is developlng**a prom
ising ,*: group *of i claims at - Hurldom,
Butte county.. A strong vein of milling
ore was : recently opened and i a » shaft
la - being i sunk to. prove; the < extent of
the ledge. The holdings lie in a noted
mineral district and ithe property, has
been already developed sufficiently *to
indicate a bright future.—Los Angeles
Times.-;.**„■.;. :■'--* . "',',-'••". ■ - S-'- s'*. K'S-c*'~J,.f.
.'■iWilliam Dwlnell has become : asso
ciated with J. M. Turner in the lease
of a claim on the Plumas-Eureka prop
erty, ;■: on. which Turner I worked last
season and - packedr the ore 'to the
Eureka mill to be crushed. They ..will
now; put iup* a ' 1.000 » foot t tramway to
connect with the Eureka company's
tramway and thus easily . reduce.' the
expense of working the ore. The ore
worked last ; season netted $6 per ton
after all expenses < were —Inde-
Plumas Eureka
* Operations in the upper;Eureka'and
Seventy-six: workings-are-progressing
vigorously ■: and =- the management" haa
developed good " reserves:- of ; excellent
grade milling ore. The : mill *•is .:. kept
running steadily,: and ,it is understood
that fair profits have been earned for
some time. ; The new discovery Is nat
urally expected to increase the earning
property of the mines to a large ex
tent ' The I company Is arranging *to
reconstruct the three mile flume, which
supplies the plant with water, and to
make several improvements on surface.
Developments under ground will also
be conducted .along broader-lines.
The Plumas Eureka * was one of :the
earliest gold mines to be developed in
this state and for a long term of years
proved a ; remarkable producer. Vari
ous estimates place the total produc
tion at $12,000,000 to $17,000,000, while
the official records show a total of
$2,833,400 disbursed In dividends. Prac
tically all this Immense value came
from workings near the surface. 'The
veins are large, carry free milling
values and yield readily to treatment.
The property Is worked via adits, thus
having an advantage where costly
pumping and hoisting machinery is re
quired -to conduct operations.Los
Angeles Times. *
Trinity Activity
- The present year promises to be one i
of the most active in the mining his- I
tory of old Trinity county, and the In
flux of new capital to this region will
be greater. in proportion to our area,
than to any mineral county- on ' the
coast with the possible exception of
Shasta, whose * copper deposits attract
the world's mineralogists. -
Within a few miles of Weaverville,
the county seat of Trinity county, the
famous La Grange mine, noted. because
It is the largest placer mine in the |
world, worked by giant monitors and j
owned principally by French capital, is
cutting down mountains and each year i
a sum estimated as averaging $200,000 !
Is taken from the sluices. The.quartz i
mines of Trinity are also being actively
worked. The most encouraging activity
during the year is the installation .of
mill and cyanide plants at the Head
light mine in the Carryville section,
the monthly output averaging $15,000.
The Headlight was sampled extensively
by four or five prospective bonders: :
one, ' the Mammoth copper company of
Kennett Shasta county, taking, it is,
said, 6,000 samples, from which numer
ous assays were made. But finally the
present company was satisfied with the
great showing from an Immense body
of ore and it Is reaping the reward of
practical testing, foresight and pluck.
Dredge —Dredging in Trinity
county has always received a setback j
from the nature of the bedrock forma- j
tions, which, have made the feasibility i
of using big. powerful machines appear I
precarious for the Investor. One dredge.
used on the Payne ranch .at Trinity '
Center, laid for years there, the .buck- '
ets having buckled up under operation. :
This result has now been proved to be
not the fault of the ground, but rather
of the dredge. . .^aiKegKPflgHPHgSa'
Recently the Union construction j
company of San Francisco, in conjunc- !
tion with G. W. Payne, has taken over, ;
the | Payne ranch and also taken j op- I
tions on adjoining properties; and has
signed with the Northern California
power. company for I power- connections.
It la proposed to dismantle -. the seven
foot bucket dredge built by the Yuba
construction company, and which oper- |
ated for a season at Callahan*, In Sis- j
kiyou county, for rebuilding on the '
Trinity Center ground. : The cost •of
this work will exceed $20,090, an-' It is
not likely the.boat will be ready for
operation this year.
Discover Picture Rock —ln ."'.' the j
Mlnersvllle country work Is proceeding
on another bucket dredging "proposi
tion that-is being financed by eastern
stock holders, and the machinery for
the construction shops is now. being
landed at Redding, from New York.
From the general trend of Inquiries the
Yellow Jacket;section .of the South
Fork and vicinity of Trinity river will
be invaded more than any other quarts
or ledge section, and this Is accounted
for -by ' two very * good reasons
finding in recent years of rich : tellur
ium and the discovery, of picture rock,
whereon the gold was so thick that the
rock could not be broken, but could
be literally beaten —Sacramento
Good Ore on Town Lot
Specimens that would do credit - to
one of the best mines in the district
have been taken from a proposed shaft
In the Grass Valley lot ownefi by .Wil
liam Thomas Sr. - and worked by his
two sons. The young, men are • em
ployed at Taylor's foundry, and* they
brought some of the ore there to show
to their fellow workmen. It was of
such quality and beauty'that It caused
the men :ther« to open their-eyes In
amazement. There was none of the
appearance of surface rock. It was
good looking quartz ore that Is highly
mineralized, and free gold could be
seen sticking out all over It - If it had
been taken from one of the mines that
had been operated for; a : number . of
years It would have given new life and
hope to the management :^Ooag)gam&
The shaft is down a* depth of more
than 50 or 60 feet, which is the depth
of many of the wells of this district
The: miners ; went through a crossing
and then struck what appears to be a ;
well defined ledge that promises to .
pay well. , The Thomas ; lot is quite j
large and adjoins the Peabody on the j
one ; side and the Gold * Hill .on : the
other. From. all over that hill rich ore
has been taken In the early days of
the camp, and some of the ledges have
proved to be unusually rich. .* The
Thomas brothers, William and Richard,
are enthusiastic over their find and
believe they will develop: one of the
best claims in- the " —Sacra-
mento Union.. ■-..-■
Keeler Mines
V-'jAtl Cerro Gordo, mining matters are
on the move. The Zinc lease of Gor
don-and Plirfto Is one of the proposi
tions that is getting larger and better
every day.; About IS men are employed.
In the tunnel, under the glory hole,
two crosscuts have opened up a large
body of ' zinc oxide, carrying from 35
to -40 per - cent; of , zinc, and two : tram
mers ;are busy,pushing the cars to • the
loading bin,- whence It is dumped
into the ; buckets on the aerial ; tram.
On the: 200 foot level they are"cross
cutting and are within 35 feet distance
of a -large : body of zinc. On the 400
level*the main ; ore *■.body varies.? from
.1 to "feet and has the. highest grade
of zinc oxides and Smithaonites. - Four
miners keep two < trammers very * busy
and the' hoisting engineer has to keep
his hands on the lever "to * hoist" and
lower the I cage*. Messrs. Gordon : and '
Pllmo; have rigged up a - sampler, run j
by " a,- gasoline engine .at the station.
An average of four cars are being j
loaded daily. ->:'„
L. D. Skinner Is connecting-the 1.150
foot level with, the winze ; sunk on the
1,025 foot level. In this winze a large
body -of lead-silver ore ~is In ; . sight.
Within :a i week; the; connection '■ will *, be
made-and- the stoplng'will•;commence. '
The - tram. buckets are. being fitted up
with;new*clamps, which will insure
safe carrying to the Keeler ins. Mon
day ' two - car -:loads:- of lead-Silver ore]
were I loaded *at the ■' station from the
mine.— Valley Herald.
Randsburg Mines
Merced Mine—T. W. Atkinson, the
new owner of the Merced mine. Is get
ting excellent results ■ from. that prop- •
erty.- A recent milling* of 300 tons of
ore resulted Ina cleanup of $3,500, the
ore averaging approximately; $116 per
ton. The i drift < on.the 150: foot' level
has been extended a stance of 30.feet j
on s the. ledge' and; ore has ■"-been, opened
up; on-: the - 100 ■ foot i level: for: 50 ' fee v»s
;..,- Upraises will soon be started and the
ore;stoped out';;"* The: vein varies*,from
four "Inches to a; foot fin 'width "but-: 13
exceedingly -~ rich,-most! of - the rock
showing gold in large quantities. Sixty
tons of screenings are available for
milling, purposes and enough ore is be
ing mined to keep the Sunshine mill
running continously.
The Merced mine has produced some
of the richest rock in this district and
as it is comparatively a,new property,
there is every indication of its being a
heavy producer In the future. Atkin
son contemplates sinking the shaft and
exploring the ore body at a depth,
the best ore In this district being en
countered below the 200 foot level. With
the \;recent installation of improved,
modern equipment it will be but a short
time until this mine is sufficiently de
veloped to prove beyond all expecta
tions. :''.-^ffißfinßßHß__ll__&9B
Baltic to Resume —Judge Wynn. own
er of the Baltic mine, arrived from the
east where he has. been successful in
obtaining capital for further develop
ment of ; the Baltic mine. Additional
machinery will be Installed and a force
of men put to work to take out the ore
body which has already been blocked
out. This mine has been a good pro
ducer In the past and with careful man
agement should be put on a well pay
ing basis. vr*»BWHlMff|||[ff^
King Solomon— and Buys .
cleaned up five tons of $18 rock at the i
Red Dog mill this week."" * "'
Miller and Watchman are milling
30 1 tons of ; medium grade ore at" the
Red Dog mill. "•-,-: -'••■'• , „
The ore was extracted principally
from the east drift on the-100" foot
level. •
Atolia—A crew of men are employed
overhauling the operating plant of the
Atolia Mining company. It is reported
that active work will probably com
mence in a few weeks. ,;.
*: Pearl Wedge— hundred and forty
dollars was the amount recovered from
eight : tons of ore recently milled from
the Pearl Wedge. A drift is being
driven west from the shaft to intersect
the rich Merced ore shoot at a depth.
Randsburg Miner.
Burlington Mine
Recent assays of ore from the Burl
ington mine at Forbestown. in which
W. C. Ralston Is interested; show a
value of $11.95 per ton. The company
Is running a tunnel and Is about to let
a contract for a hoisting plant. A
shaft will also be sunk. A 100 ton mill
will be built right away and one of
300 tons capacity will be erected as |
soon as development work justifies.
Snowden Hill
It is rumored that gravel has been i
struck in the Snowden. Hill mine, be- ;
tween the Slelghville * house> and the
Mountain house. The company operat-
Ing here is composed of eastern men
and they have - spent many thousand
dollars running a tunnel .to find the i
channel. The northern end of this lead |
was worked many years ago by Jerry ,
Watts of Camptonville and paid Im
mensely. There Is no doubt but there
Is rich gravel In Snowden Hill and the
present strike will lead to the treasure. !
—Mountain Messenger.
Shasta News
The production of minerals In Shasta !
county last year amounted to $»8.043.
--218, being the greatest of any county In
the state. A Shasta county mining capi
talist has purchased an important tract
of mining ground near Redding, which
will he developed extensively. ;
Two brothers working a placer claim |
In the city of Redding are clearing up i
$500 a week in gold. i
Kanrohat Mine
When it comes to beautiful free gold
specimens, running so high into the
thousands as to make one dizzy, hacked
up by great wide veins showing a
developed tonnage of $50 ore sufficient
to justify the erection of a -50 ton
mill costing : $90,000. C. J. Kanrohat
who "for 87 years has " owned the IS
claims property of the Jefferson Gold
and Silver Mining company, located
six miles oast of Round Mountain and
55 miles north of Tonopah, Nev.. the
nearest railroad point, has something
which will take a position close to the
top. ■■ "-'. i■■ - ; ,
Prof. George S. Hopkins made a re
port on the Jefferson In 1906. In this
report he says the property covers two
mlllsltes, two water rights and a town
site. It is situated on the south side
of Jefferson canyon, five miles east of
Smoky valley and 20 miles north" of
Manhattan, and at an elevation of 7,500
to 9,ooo,feet. He declares the property
has been worked for 33 years by One
man, taking out and shipping all high
grade ore. placing the remainder» in
dumps convenient for millwork later.
These dumps will aggregate 100,000
tons of $10 ore. The values are 2 4-o
silver and the remainder gold.
There are three north-south parallel
veins within 600 feet, one cutting 2.500
feet through the porphyry, varying In
width from 3 to 12 feet carrying from
$3.t0 116 a ton. i The other two great
veins resemble this.* but are traced
through the property for 7,500 feet, one
being 4 to $0 feet wide, showing values
of $8 to $60 a: ton. The footwall Is
granite, the hanging wall metamorphlc
rock, such as shale.'' slate, schist and
quartzite, A crosscut tunnel near the
house will catch one vein at 150. the
second at 600 and the farthest at 800
feet depth.'?3aE!SWßMCafeW*9BSß3,W*iS^
In a subsequent report made hy L.
A. Stockley It Is stated that ore
shipped from the Sierra Nevada claim,
adjoining, netted $460 in silver and $70
in gold, obtained from the Austin mill
record. This is ; from . a vein 4 to *. 15
feet wide. The dump goes $28 a ton.
This claim was worked- 720 - feet deep
and produced $3,000,000 in 18 months.
This ground is entirely surrounded by
the Jefferson group.Salt Lake Repub
Tonopah Extension
. As development work progresses the
conditions underground In the TOnopah
Extension show a - constant . Improve
ment, and that property la fast assum
ing the proportions of a big mine. New
work 'Is being pushed on all levels be
low* the 270 with results of a most sat
isfactory character. ..." East arid west of
the shaft the ore bodies are maintain
ing their strength and in-some places
show: a decided : increase in values,
while in the extreme .westerly-work
ings excellent bodies of ore are being
exposed on the 00 and 600 foot levels.
tin * the 500 , foot level, ,in *- the extreme
westerly workings, about* 1,100 feet
west? of the shaft a nice vein is being '
followed which shows' three feet of ;
very good —Tonopah Miner.
More Rich Ore at National
The most nattering feature of the
National - mining situation is the ,-, en
countering of high grade on the Prout-
Hyde lease. ;It is * gold ?of - the: richest
kind. After.-a long siege, tiresome in
its duration, Joe Prout is gaining a re
ward ;which is.merited. Th* progress
so : far is not i sufficiently ? advanced ito
determine: Its full reward making - Im
portance, but like the Stalls with their
persistence on the original strike. Prout
is getting there, and the hope, is that
he will be as fully in the money as the
Stalls are.'—Tonopah Miner.
Nevada Con's Low Cost
It Is; probably true Nevada Consoli
dated . costs will. rise, -'and-. the» copper
tanor of its ores > steadily diminish as
greater; depth Is attained by - steam
shovel operations, but it is also worthy
of,»note that at > the,' present * time i the
Nevada Consolidated is the lowest cost
producer of copper in tthe^world.V It Is
producing better than . 5,000,000 j pounds
of copper a month at a cost of ; less
than,6 cents a pound. »It has done this
not only for one month, but fori many
o:3ee and salesroom*, cor. Van Ness and Sacra
mento (former Walter building). Phone Prank
lln 2264. Home C 6553; wsMeaca. 806 Aabkory.
16 large Mares and 10 large Horses: also Wagon*
and Harness, suitable for ranch.
Ha sua
- Arrived yesterday, a carload of extra goed
boned, hlncky bollt horses. . All are gentle broke
and ready to hitch right up and go to work. Sev
eral good wagon teams In the lot, and about,
half of them are broke single; 4 to 8 years.
: weight 1.150 *to 1,400. Also: a good ? span of
mules. All stock guaranteed ss' represented. ~
j . E. STEWART A CO.. Livestock Dealer*.
Every MONDAY and THTRSDAY. 11 a. m.. at
209 Valencia St.. of the largest assortment of
horses, wagons, buggies, carta and harness of all
kinds. Outside stork sol,! on commission. : Phone
Park 272.1 ffll. CLOICH. Auctioneer.
1»~_ AT AUCTION —By order of B. J.
J^S Wureh I, "HI sell 47 bead of all pur-.
pose horses and mares; also »and. peddling and
camp wagons: also pony outfit to highest bidder;
no reserve. WEDNESDAY, July 26. 11 a. m., at
684 Broadway, Oakland.
J. W. MEDEIRO3. Auctioneer.
-50 horses, broken and unbroken; some saddle
horses: l mare with mule colt, at R. R. corral*.
Sth and Union sts.. Oaklaad TUES., July 25. 11
a. m. L. G. CATEN. Auctioneer.
months. Still it Is making a profit of
100 per cent on its output, even on the
present low price for copper.—Tonopah
Jack Pot Producing Steadily
There are approximately 760 sacks of
ore from the Jack Pot mine ready for
shipment The ore in the slopes on
the 400 level is improving, both in
quantity and grade. Beside the stop-
Ing, the drifts are being extended on
the 400 and the drive on the 100 to the
south Is being prosecuted dally. Per
sistent rumors are to the, effect that
the Austin-Manhattan company will in
stitute operations at a number of places
in the camp on a larger scale than ever
before. The new .work. It is stated,
will be commenced early in the fall, at
the latest Austin Reveille." *
Rich Car of Ore
A car of ore was recently taken out
of a 250 foot tunnel at a vertical depth
of 100 feet in the: Adamson-Turner
mine in Humboldt county. Nevada,
which was nearly half gold and was
valued at $100,000 to the ton. -, :
Bond Alaska Gold Mines
CORDOVA. Alaska, July 14.—Stephen
Birch, manager of the Alaska (Morgan-
Guggenheim) syndicate, has returned
from a*tour of Inspection of the Mc-
Kinley lake mining district and' an
nounces the bonding of more: than 60
gold quartz properties for a price in
excess of $200,000. - ,
-The Copper River, and Northwestern
railway runs within three miles of the
claims and a branch will be built to
the new property.
•A few weeks ago the London Ex
ploration company bonded adjoining
property for $500,000. - -
New Mining Bureau in Oregon
Incorporation papers have been sent
to Salem for the Southern Oregon Min
ing bureau, formed by mining men.
capitalists, bankers and business men
generally at Medford..as a clearing
house for .mining operations and trans
actions for all southern Oregon. Every
property; whether a mine or prospect,
will be listed and full reports will be
made in an exhaustive book to" be pub
lished. The intention of the new bu
reau is to give a stimulus to mining,
be the center for - operations and to
furnish reliable information for In
vestors.** The bureau Is , formed by.
prominent men.
High Priced Mine
-Shareholders of:the-L# Roi" Mining
company of Rossland, B. C. at a. meet
ing last week in London, unanimously
ratified a provisional agreement made
by. A. J. MacMlllan as • liquidator for
the sale of the mine to the Consolidated
Mining and Smelting company of Can
ada for $250,000 cash. - ■
All Plead Not Guilty and Trial
Set for October
CLEVELAND, July 22.— B. Pearce
of this city, president of the J. R.
Pearce Wallpaper company; C. C. Aler
of Columbus, 0., president of the C. C.
Aler Wallpaper company; Norton New
comb of St. Louis, president of the,
Newcomb Brothers Wallpaper ■, com
pany, and E. E. Maxwell of Chicago,
general manager of S.. A.. Maxwell &
Co., all of them wallpaper jobbers, ap
peared In United States district court
today,; and ; pleaded not guilty to the
Indictments brought against 'them by
the federal grand jury last .Wednesday
on charges of 'conspiracy"ln'restraint
of trade In violation of the Sherman
antitrust law. Bail of $5,000 was fur
nished In each case. Judge W. L - Day
se\'the cases for October. ,-.-."
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