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X ' «■«■ •-•■ K2o'Tallow. ctls .... 890
rt-ri^V.,.' 8 •••* "•«■■'' -'"It". No 373
l-o-toe. , r*.BW'L__ie, bbls 500
■ nY™? V 1 * 5 *'• - 4, *,*»K«r, ctls 5.000
onions sks 2,__s!Wt_e, gals 48,400
11.?.*l 1 .?.** 00 * 424' Lumber, M ft.... ISO
Wo'r* -I-" 8 •■•* *lApples, bxs 5,870
MfTl f,-.*--*;' bxs 21,100
v-IJV , d - gks - flasks 75
«■•**- 2.ooo*Almonds, sks .... 85
rir,,, , OREGON
12.922 Bran, ska 85
\i V°t ' p " r lt *''— H. H. brand. I»e?
». * L. brand. 20% c; picnics. 12% c; Primrose.
TT?;^?_ t ' m st * r - 2 °M ,C " tinned, 21c; monarch,
-'%®18c; picnics. 13c
Bacon—Primrose. 4 to 6 lbs. -9c; eastern star.
?n * Vi* 6 ,' 27c: «" to S lbs. 26c; Bto 10 lbs. 25c;
J to 12 lbs. 24c; sugar cured bacon, 25% c; Ar
row 8 to 10 lbs. 24™,e: 10 to 12 lbs. 23%e;
Kiedlum and light medium bacon. 19V''". 1 .bt
«lry .aited bacon, S to 10 lbs, 22c; 10 to 12
lbs, 21c.
California Bacon—M. &f_ brand. 6to 8 lbs,
26% c: 8 to 10 lbs. 25% c: H. H. brand, 4 to 8
lbs. 23% c; 8 to 10 lbs, 22U,c.
: Cottolene—Half bbls. 1 tierce. 10% c; 2
I tierces. 10% c: 5 tierces. !o%c n«r lb; Callfene,
i -o%c for 1 tierce. lo%c for 2 tierces, 10i, 4 c for
'r» tierces and 10% c for half bbls; 60 lb tubs.
10% c; casea. $7.
Eastern Lard and Oils, Western Meat brand-
, Tierces. 14%e ; 50s (per case). $7.SS: 10s, $9.15;
tss, $9.23; 3s, $9.30; compound lard, tierces,
( ->% c; 50s (per csset, $4.88: 10s. $6.15; ss,
86.23: 3s. $6.30: yellow cooking oil. 58c per
! gallon: wbite cooking oil. 60c per gallon; salad
'oil. 63c per gallon.
California Pure Lard, M. A L. brsnd—Tierces,
| 14c: cans, 1 to a case, $7.13; 4 to a case, $11.50;
; large Una. 6 to a case. $8.85; medium, 12 to a
case. $8.93; small. 20 to a case. $3.
California Compound Lard, H. H. Brand—
■ Tierce basis. 9*~>>c; cans, 1 to a case. $4.88; 4 to
.a case. $7.00; tins. 6 to a case. $6.15; 12s. $6.23
! act case; 20s, $6.30 per case: If. & L. salad oil,
tierce basis. 63c: M. 4k L. cooking oil, 60c for
white and 5Sc for yellow.
Beef—Extra family, family and mess beef,
$16.50 per bbl.
Pork—Extra prlm«* in barrels. $21: pig pork.
;S2C; pigs* feet, $5.50 ncr half bbl, $2.25 for 25
lb kegs and $1.80 for kits.
Ment Market
Slaughterers' rates to dealers and butchers
•re as follows:
*»* Beef—lo*4 _llc per lb for steers. B%_lo*#c
ftr.r cows and heifers.
Veal—lo-__llc for large tad l_Mi<_S_3c for
Mutton—Wethers. B'»_<!B_n'_c; ewes. S@B**_c.
Snrlng Lambs—l o "**.<_ I llje P*r lb.
Dret.sed Pork 'per'lb*— 11 _.12e.
Th«> following quotations are for good. sons
livestock, delivered in San Francisco, grow
No. 1 steers. c*r- -*XI !h- ***-»**■ "'
tinder 050 lbs. second quality, all
weights, -*$_«_%.: thin, undesirable rteers,
4(§ sc.
No. 1 cows and heifers. st_<_r.*_e; second qual
ity, 4V.tf.se; common to thin, undesirable
cows. _%<_<.
Desirable bulls and stags. 3_3i.c; half fat
or thin bnlls. 1-* _'_*-_c.
'■".lives—Lightweight, per lb, 6'._Tc; medium.
-€t-%.' heavy. s(aoc.
Sheep—Desirable wethers, 4*.<_4V.c; ewes, 314
d ;*-. c.
Milk L*mb«— b% _5-_e ncr lb.
Hoea— Hard era In fed. weighinr. 100 to ISO
lbs. 7_7*.e: 150 to 225 lbs, 7*»_.7*-_c; 225 -Da
and up, T@7i4c.
Wholesale Fish Market
The suppiv of flsh was just about sufficient to
balance market reg p. l re merits yesterday, and
prl'-es were steady aud unchanged.
Prices (per It*.'— Halibut. 12*.-' codfish. Jo;
red rock. 9c: black rock. 6C; yellowtall. .c;
b?rr,icuda. Be; sand dabs. «c; sole-. 6c; klngflsb.
He; earn. sc; smelts, lie: tomcods. 10c: sea
bass. 12-..": perch 6r•: anchovies. —'. mackerel.
7c: white bait. 10c; pike. '><•: cattish, 10c; craw
fish. _0e: crabs, f* per dozen.
The above quotst'or.a represent basis f. o. b.
prices for cleaned fish, boxed and Iced.
Butter, Cheese and Eggs
The egg market closed the week strong on light
receipts and brisk buying for weekend wants, the
denraad for fresh stock being more urgent than
ever. A small but urgent buying movement
under the call on tbe exchange sent prices up,
extras advancing 2c and selected pullets lc Tne
receipts reported were very licb*. owing -» T,ie
fsct that the boat with consignments from the
principal producing district had not arrived at
tho time the figures were compiled. Storage
goods were neglected and weak.
The weakness noted in the butter market fre- 1
q-ently of late finally resulted In a decline in ;
pr;e**"fo r fresh st.>ck. both extras and firsts los
ing lc Tbe market remained weak at the decline,
with sellers unable to dls-pose of any quantity to
jspr-ak of at the new quotations on the exchange.
Cheese remained steady to firm at unchanged
ra ,r s. %
Sales on the exchange were as follows:
Butter —20 cases of extras at 33*;_c and 10 at
P ■ pound. „_,.
, hrese—.s new California fancy flats at I7*fl*t
a pound.
I—lo casr-5 of extras at 44c. 20 at 44*- ; c.
10 a* 45--.C. 10 at 4:>c and 30 cases of selected
let! at*3lc a dozen.
Receipts reported were 31.000 pounds of butter,
15.500 poticds of cheese and 112 cases ot eggs.
TLe following are official quotations, established
by sales, bids and offers on the floor of the Dairy
exchange. Trices in the street, while governed
by tbe exchange quotations, generally range from
lVic to 2>-_e higher, owing to the Tarious charges
to be added:
c i o c © o
A n. '- o ra
t- _, ►-i-'
. 1 © -I 0-5--
;34c |34c j-34c I_4C 34c '33c
!32c 32c me S3- PM- *__.«
> extras 31%c!31%c'.".lV.c : 31Uci31%c:31%c
The average quotations for extra butter for the
week ending Saturday, October 19, was 33 5-6 c a
Cheese—Fancy California flats. 17-.C per lb,
steady: do firsts, 15c. firm; do seconds 13 _c,
firm: fancy Young Americas. 1"!; C, firm: do
Rr»t- 16c. firm; Oregon flats. 160. steady; do
Tonne Americas 17c. firm: New York fancy. 20
:, steady; Wisconsin twins, 17c, steady;
do triplets. 18c. steady.
r-g-jr,—California fresh, per dozen, cases in
j g | | | I J J j? J |
GRADES— I j_ _ j " I i "I I -
I <- M f I -* i .<- I ■
Extras : 38e ]42c i41c 142c j43e 4.>
RePted pulletsi-ftc 29%e;30c 30c 30c !31c
Storage extras;27c i27c p7e : 27c ! 27c 27c
Do P-lfctU. . |-4%cl-4%ci-4%c|-4%C 24i.c 24'.c
Est: Market in Nearby Counties
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
PETALUMA, Oct. 19. —The week closed with a
strong egg market. After receipt of the trans
acting of tbe San Francisco Dairy and Egg ex
■-hange. Independent dealers and speculators paid
on yesterday's deliveries at the rate of 44c
for first grade and 29c for seconds and pullets.
This is an increase over the preceding day of lc
on all grades. The delivery was very light.
'drains show no change.
9AKT-b ROSA. Oct. 19. —Local dealers paid to
'av's San Francisco Dairy Prodnee and Egg ex
_angc quotations for yesterday's eggs here to
_t*. The offerings of today will be paid for at
-Jr.iTsT's quotations. This leaves the producers
i*"jtirelV up in the air as to --.hat price they are
to receive for their eggs until the dealers get
-«-ady to give them wnatever their combination
hss ccused tbe San Francisco exchange market to
offer a day after tbey have received the stock
p-)d they Lave disposed of It. There is much
omplairit against the rule and it is probable
-tcps will be taken by the producers to again
~aodle their own production.
SANTA CRUZ. Oct. 19. — K-gs to
i'- centr. per dozen today, the highest prl«e
nttained in several months. Buyers only paid
the above price for extra grade eggs. Pullets
rccre a second favorite and brought 28". cents,
while firsts were quoted at 28 cents.
Portland Butter Market
r■< iI.'TLAN'Ii. Oct. 10. —Butter —Oregon creana
ras. ■elf_ pack, --S-C.
t9O California St. Tel. Ilousla- _4f-S7
it. I. and- Hotel. Tel. Dov_la_ 3»S_
Members of New York Stock Exchange
Pioneer Hou-e
rrfvatf \V,'rc tw C_lca_.n
and >>vr York
R. B_ MVI.C A H Y. MnrmtfT
jXwilsom & CO.
*>w Yorlc Stock Exefcn__e.
Ke-w York Cotton *e*xcnan«;e.
. -* hicag© Board of Trade.
k The Stock and Bond Exebaasc, San
Francl-co. oF _.__
Mtlle Building. »■«- Francl__o,
BRANCH OFFICES-~1-o» Angel ea.
ftut Diego. Coronad© Beach, Portland,
Ore- Seattle. Wank.. Vancouver, B. C
Potatoes'. Onions and Vegetables I
What few changes occurred in the quotations
for miscellaneous vegetables yesterday were In
the direction of higher prices, the market being
slenderly supplied with choice stock and firm.
Cucumbers, summer squash and string beans sold
[ within a narrower range of values. A good _»■
j tlou of the day's arrivals from around the bay
, fame to band late, and this enhanced the general
firmness during the early trading period. 9Bw
market for potatoes auß onions showed no
I change, being heavily stocked, dull aud feature-
I less.
Potatoes (per ctl)—River Burbsnks. 50®70e;
I Salinas do _-.--t_l.3-; Oregon do. $1_1.10;
sweet potatoes, $1."50® 1.63.
Onions (per ctli—Yellow, 404_>_0e.
Vegetables—Green peas. 4@7e per lb. tomatoes,
40@75c per box; do fancr. 85e®$l; cucumbers.
75cj. $1.25 per box: garlic. _$Sc per lb; egg
plant. 50®$1 per box; cabbage. 40_50c per ctl:
eaulidower, 85c ®$1 per dozen; preen peppers. 40
f<_6sc per box; carrots. 75c per sack; striug
beans. 4<_:tie per lb: llina beans. S<<tl6 per lb;
summer squash, f-.-5_11.75 per box: frees ©kra,
40®60c per box: ruhbarb, 50®75e per box; cel
ery, 35_10c per dozen.
Deciduous and Citrus Fruits
The weekend trade in tbe wholesale fruit mar
ket was of unusually small proportions, the extra
buying for Sunday wants being niucb smaller
than receivers expected. Some of the boats and
train?, with fresh supplies, were late, and _■ a
majority of tradesmen did not remain In the _*ar
ket very long, these belated consignments bad
to be sold at low rates or held over. Black tigs
from tho river, which would probably have found
prompt sale at about $1.50 a hex If received on
time, tverp offering st $1 and less around noon.
Small boxes from Sonoma and Stockton were sud
denly plentiful and weak, with receivers willing
to accept 50c a box In tbe afternoon. White
figs were 1n much better demand than blacks,
and brought higher prices. The apple market
did not show the least improvement, and It was
the consensus of opinion in the street that price
cutting would soon he In order. The already
heavy accumulation was Increased by liberal ar
rivals from sll sections, and nearly all of the
stores were filled up with the fruit. The other
orchard fruits were weak, with the demand lim
ited St best. There was some shipping Inquiry
for table grapes in crates, but offerings were
more than sufficient for market needs, and easy
prices ruled for most varieties. Receipts of
berries were increased to more than 200 chests,
and raspberries, which were more plentiful than
the others, were weak, with the eanners bidding
$4.50 for' surplus lots. Cape Cod cranberries
were quoted higher.
Berries— Strawberries. $5® 8 per chest: raspber
ries. $4.5097 per chest; raspberries, $6®S per
ehesf; huckleberries. 4_Sc per lb, cranberries.
$8(35.50 per bbl.
Peaches—Small boxes, 65(gS5c; carriers, 60
Plums—so@7sc per box for late red.
Figs—Black. 50c_$l per box: white $1*31.15.
Apples (per box> —Fancy 4 tier reds, 75c®$l,
With some selected bringing $I.lo® 1.25;
4 tier red Pearmains, 50Ca65c; bellflower
70_S5e for 3% and 4 tier and 60®
70e for 4% tier; greenings, 504975 c; Newtown
pippins. 85c®$l for 4 tier and 65@75c for 4%
tier; common to choice fruit, 40®60c; crab
apples. 65® 75c.
Pears (per box)— Winter Nellis, $1®1.50. in
cluding wrapped: other varieties. 50®85c.
Quince* —50e®$1 per box.
Pomegranates—[email protected] per box.
Persimmons—sl® 1.25 per box.
Melons—Nutmeg melons. 25@50c p»r box; spe
cial packs, 65®75c; watermelons, [email protected] Se/
Grapes (per crate*) —Muscat, 65®75c: Malaga,
80®75cj tokay. 50®6tV; black. 40%60c; Isabella.
$1®1.25; cornichon. [email protected]. seedless, [email protected];
lugs, 75cQ$l._3 for muscat, 65c®$l for tokay
and 50_75e for black; wine grapes, $10@18 per
Cltrns Fruits (per box) —Valencia oranges, ;
$3.25(f|,3.50 for choice and $3.75®4 for extra '
choice: grapefruit. $2,50®5: lemons. $3®s.f>o for S
fancy and $2®4 for other grades; Me-ican limes, j
$5-3 5.50.
Tropical Fruits—Bananas. 3%®4%c per lb for ,
Mexican, [email protected] per bunch for Hawaiian and
4%®5e per lb for Central American; pineapples,
$2®2.50 per dozen.
Dried Fruit, Raisins. "Nuts and Honey !
Prunes—Fall shipment. 1912 crop: Santa Clara '
;3tic per lb for 50s to 90s. with 40s %c and 30s j
|2c higher: outside prunes. J»c le sß -
Other fruits, fall shipment, 1912 crop:
Stand- Extra
150 lb boxes— ard Choice Choice Fancy I
j Evaporated apples 5%c 6c 6%c j
I Apricots Sc S'i<* s *i c n % c
I Paaches 484 c 5c •"• I "'' *>c i
'Pears 5% c 6..c 6%c B%c
j Nectar!ass 514 c 0c 6%c
i Baisins—Loose muscatels. 2%c. 314 c and 4c for .
'2. 3 and 4 crown, respectively; 2 3 and 4 crown 1
; layers. 95c, $1 and $1.25, respectively: 5 crown I
j Pehesa clusters $1.70: 6 crown imperials. $2.20; :
: seeded, 1 lb boxes, 5c for fancy and 4%c for |
choice, for October shipment: do November ship- j
ment, 4%c for fancy and 3%c for choice, with,
I the usual differential for 12 oz boxes.
Nuts (Jobbing prices to the trade*—Pecans. 15
<Hl7c: filberts, 13®15c; peanuts. -4j_te; pinenuts, !
14«ol6c; California chestnuts. 10®loc. |
New crop—Aimond6—Nonpareils. 15%e; I X I. ;
14%e; Ne Plus Ultra. 14c; Drakes. 12% c; Lan- 1
guedocs, ll%c: walnuts, f. o. b. shipping points, j
!No. 1 softshell. 14c; do hardshell. 13% c; No. 2{
I hard and soft shell 10c; budded. 16% c. !
i Honey—Fancy water white comb. 15@16c: dark '
to amber, 13%ra.l4i*c; river comb. _I®l_%<; J
water white extracted S®S%c per lb: light am
->er. 7%®Bc; amber, 6%®7c; lower grades, 5®
6%c per lb. I
Beeswax—27%@ooc per lb tor light and 23®
26c for dark.
Poultry and Game
There were fully three cars of western chickens 1
staudiug on the railroad tracks yesterday, and
the consignees announced that they would so on
sale tomorrow, when at least two more fall due.
There was also quite a carryover of domestic
6tock. Under these conditions the prospects are
not very bright for a firm market. The demand
for turkeys is improving right along and buyers
are looking for dressed birds, which have not
commenced to arrive In quantity as yet. Owing
to the restrictions on the sale of wild ducks, it
ls impossible to quote them accurately. Consign- j
ments that are not seized by the game wardens
have to be turned over to retailers to be sold, or
delivered to restaurants with the prices open.
Poultry (per dozen) —nens. [email protected] for small,
$5®6 for large 'and $8® 10 for extra; young
roosters, $6®6.50; do extra. $7®9; old roosters,
$3.50®4; fryers, [email protected]; broilers, [email protected] for
large and $3®3.50 for small; ducks, $4®4.50 for
old and $5®7 for young; pigeons. $1.50; squabs,
$2.50®3; geese, [email protected] per pair; young tur
keys. 24®26c per lb; Belgian hares. $4®7.
Game—Hares. $1.50®2 1 er dozen; gray geese,
$4®5 per dozen.
Beans and Seed-
Beans fper ctl)—Lima, $5.65®3.70; bayos,
$3.50®3.60; large white. $4.20®4.30; small
i white, [email protected]; pink, $4®4.12Vj; cranberry,
$4.20®4.35; blackeye, $3.40®3.50; red. $4®4.25;
red kidney, $4.10®4.20; garvanzas. $3®3.25;
horse beans, $2.10®2.20.
Seeds—Mustard, —; flaxseed, nominal; canary,
8-l.c; alfalfa, 16® 18c; rape, 1%®2--.c; timothy,
nominal; hemp, 3*r_c; millet. 2*4®2V_c per lb.
Dried Peas—Green, $3.25 per cil.
Flour and Farinaceous Goods
Flour (net per bbl) —California family extras,
$5.40®5.80; do bakers' extras, [email protected]; su
perfine, $3.60; Washington family patents. $4.80;
do bakers' patents. $4.70: Dakota patents, $7.50
for oid and $5.6u®6.60 for uevv wheat; Kansas
patents, old wheat, $6.25.
Farinaceous Goods—lv 10 lb sacks are quoted
as follows per 100 lbs: Graham flour, $3.20; en
tiro wheat flour, $3.30; buckwheat flour, $3.30;
self-rising buckwheat Hour, $6.10; wheat meal,
$4; rice flour, $6.50; rye flour, $3.90; rye meal,
$3.80: corn meal, yellow aud white. $3.20; extra
do, $3.50; oat groats, $4.80; buckwheat groats.
$8.80; hominy, $3.70; cracked wheat, $4.10;.
farina, $4.30; pearl barley, [email protected]; split peas,
$6 for yellow and $7.50 for green. In 25 lb
sacks, 10c lower for all, and 20c lower for 50
lb sacks.
Hay and Feedatuffs
Scott, Maguer A Miller, iv their weekly trade
letter, say of bay:
"Our entire receipts of hay, both alfalfa and
grain, during the last six days have only amounted
to 2,052 tons. In the last few weeks arrivals have
dropped off very Bharply. In fact, there has
not been enough coming into the market to sup
ply the current demand, and consequently tbe
stocks in the hands of both consumers and deal
ers are being rapidly reduced, both in San Fran
cisco and Oakland, and more active shipments
will necessarily have to be made shortly to re
plenish these markets.
"Prices sil along the line have been Arm on
ail offerings of good horse hay, and such con
signments during the week have been easily
placed at our full quotations, and there is a
strong demand for the best Varieties. The mar
ket is not only decidely firm at present, but has
a strong upward tendency occasioned by the
genera] situation and the known fact that our
supply in the interior warehouses is much smaller
than for many years past.
"No bay from surrounding st-tes has been
brought Into this market, although much inquiry
has been directed this way. It does not seem
I probable that tuch hay can come into California
j now. In view of the fact that during this week
j acting Governor Wallace declared a strict quar
antine prohibiting shipments of hay of any kind
from surrounding states on account of weevil.
This may cut quite a figure In our markets
I through the winter. The restriction is so exact
ing that it even prohibits tbe shipment of feed
hay in cattle cars from adjoining states Into
I California.
"There Is a better Inquiry in this market from
the Hawaiian islands, and mucb of the hay for
this desirable trade will go from California, as
tbe amount of suitable hay available for ship
ment from Puget sound for this trade Is limited.
"The market for alfalfa hay _hows some
strength, and while prices arc not anj higher
choice stock is in demand.
'•Conditions in the -traw market are absolutely
Bran—s2s®26 per ton.
Shorts—s2B@3o per ton.
Middlings—s34®36 per ton.
Feedstuffs—Rolled barley. $31® 32 p.r ton;
rolled oata for feed, $41®42: com meal. $42®43;
cracked corn. $42®43; chopped feed, 19@_3;
evergreen chopfeed. $21 per ton for car lots and
$23 for nobbing; oilcake meal. 20 ton lots $39, 10
ton lots $39.50. 5 ton lots $40. small lets $40.50;
eoco_nnt cake or meal _t wills. $2t in 20 and 10
cod $.7.50 in 0 ton lots, jobbing $28; alfalfa
meal, carload lots $17.50, Jobbing $18.50; red star
alfalfa meal, $18.50 in car lots and $19.50 Job
bing: Stockton qrte-lfalfs, $17.50 in car lots and
$18.50 jobbing: Jjkdesto alfalfa meal. $17.50 In
' car lots and $18.80 jobbing; caproca oilcake meal, '
'$16.50 per ton; vlgorator, per ton $22.
Hay (per ton)— Fancy wheat hay, _2.3.50®24:
No. 1 wheat and wheat and oat. [email protected];
good to choice do, $19@20; lower grades, $12®
16; barley ant! oat. $18fcil9: choice tame oat. $20
I&22; other do. $16'<jl9; wild oat. $10_1S.50;
stock hay. $9®11; alfalfa, $11.50 _ 14.50.
Straw—so®7oc per bale.
Hides, 1 allow. Wool and Hops
Hides —Culls and brands sell about %®le
under quotations. Heavy and medium salted
steers. 14%@15c; 11-ht. 14@14%c; cowhides.
14@14%c; stags, 0% _10c: salted kip, 10f_
16«. c: salted veal and salted calf. 18%@20c;
dry"hides, 24<0J25e: murrain. 23®24c: dry salted
hides. 16c: dry calf and veal. 30@30%c; dry
kip. 23®26c: dry stags. 16@16%c; sheepskins,
shearlings, 20fa.40e each: short woo!. 40® 60c;
medium, 70® 90c; long wool. [email protected]; lambs,
70@S5c for long and. 30®60c for short wool;
horse-Ides. salt.~s'_.7s@3 for large and $2®2.50
for medium. 75c®51.23 for small and 25®50c
for colts; horeebldes, dry. $2®2.23 for large and
$1.50®2 for medium. 50c _$1 for small and 25®
50c for colts; goatskins, prime angoras, 75c®$l;
medium. 35® 50c; long hair goats, 35c; medium,
20c; small. s®loc.
Tallow—No. 1 rendered, bbls, 6%@6c; cans
and drums. 3%@5c.
Grease —2%®8%C per lb.
Wool—Fail clip. Mendocino and Humboldt, 14
@18c: Siskiyou. 13*9-70: California, northern,
10®15c; San Joaquin. S®l'_c; mohair, good
quality. _6®27%c per lb.
Hops—California, 1812 crop. 17@20c per lb;
Orcgou. 20c rer lb.
Horses and Mules
Tbe following quotations for horses and mules
are furnished by the Butchers' and Stock Grow
ers' Journal:
Desirable drafters. 1.700 lbs and orer. .$300©350
Light drafters. 1.550 to J. 050 lbs 225®250
Chunks, 1.350 to 1.500 lbs 195((i230
Wagon horses, 1.250 to 1.350 lbs 1505.180
Delivery wagon horses, 1.050 to 1,250.. 110®125
Desirable farm mares 100®125
Farm workers 75 _100
950 lbs, 4 to 7 years $75@125
1.000 lbs, 4 to 7 years 125(3175
1.100 lbs, 4 to 7 years 150@200
1,200 lbs. 4 to 7 years 200®250
Over 7 years old range from $15 to $25 lower.
Note—Shippers to this market must have horses
close to type, with age, bone conformation and
style, to command extreme quotations.
General Merchandise
A decline of 6c a gallon in linseed oil was
announced yesterday. Turpentine is Se a gallon
Bags—Standard Calcutta grain bags. 10®10%c;
wool bags. 47%e for 4 and 45% c for 3% lbs;
fleece twine. 9®9%c per lb; bean bags. B%c.
Coal (per ton of 2.000 tons*—Pennsylvania an
thracite egg. $16 per ton; Wellington. $8; New
Wellington. $8: Australian house, Richmond, etc.
$S; Pelaw Main, $8: standard Richmond, $8; Cum
berland. $15 in bulk and $16.50 in sacks; coke,
$16 per ton In bulk and $17 In sacks.
Oil (quotations are for barrels) —Linseed. 69c
per gallon for boiled and 67c for raw. 5 bbl lots
lc less, cases 5c more: Baker's A A castor cases
5 gallons $1.13. 10 -allons $1.09: commercial cas
tor In cases 90c: China nut. cases. 75® 85c per
gallon; cocoanut oil. In barrels. 77%(585c per gal
lon; eocoauut oil, in barrels, 77% ®BTc for XXX
75®78%e for No. 1 and 72%® 76c for No. 2 ac
cording to quantity: extra bleached winter sperm
oil. 80c: natural winter sperm oil. 80c; natural
whale oil 53c: pure lard oil. Ssc: winter strained
lard oil. 75c; pure neatsfoot oil. Ssc; No. 1 neats
foot oil, 65c; herring oil. 50c: salmon oil 50e;
boiled fish oil. 50c; paint oil. 45c.
Coal Oil, Gasoline, etc.—Water white. Iron bar
rels or drums. Sc: 150 degree oil. Iron barrels or
drums. 9c; special do. 10c; pearl oil. in cases.
15c. astral. 15c: star. 16c; extra star, 18c; Elaine,
25% c; eocene. ISc; red crown and motor gasoline
;in bulk 18% c. In cases 25V.c; engine distillate. In
i drums 9%c, hi cases 7c more: gas machine gaso
iline, in bulk 34%e. in cases 42c; varniah makers'
! -nd painters' naphtha, in bulk 17% c. In casea
i 24*«s.c.
Turpentine—ln cases. 64c: 10 case lots lc less;
drums and iron barrels. 57c: Aroturps. cases 30c,
I iron barrels or drums 23c per gallon.
Rosiu—F $10.50: G. $10.55; U, $10.60; I,
i $10.70; M, $30.fe0; WG, $11.30 per barrel of 280
! pounds.
Red and White Lead—Red. white. 8%
■ 'S < -*f«c per lb; do 5 and 10 ton lots. Sc aud 7%c,
| respectively.
The Western Sugar Refining company quotes
|as follows, net cash Fine, granulated, 5.20 c;
; coarse granulated, 5.20 c; fruit _rnn tlated. 5.20 c;
,H. & E. crystal domlnos. 5 lb cartons In cases, I
0c: do 2 lb cartons in cases, 9.50 c; monarch bar.
5.53 c; tablets. In half bbls. 5.70 c; do in 25 lb
boxes. 5.95 c: cubes. 5.45 c: monarch powdered.
j 5.30 c; XXXX powdered, 5.30 c; candy granulated,
i 5.30 c: confectioners' A, 5.20 c; beet granulated,
: sc; extra C. 4.70 c; golden C. 4.60 c; D, 4.50 c.
j Barrels and 50 lb bags. 10c, half bbls 25c. boxes
I 50c more per 100 lbs than for baga of 100 lbs
[ net. Bar in 35 and 40 lb tins $l.*fo more, In 8
i 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 basis.
5.20 c: C. & 11. fine standard, 5.20 c; coarse dry
granulated. 5.20 c; confectioners' A, 5.20 c; berry,
18.90 c* powdered, 5.30 c; cubes. 5.45 c: "Higrade"
bar. 5.55 c; bricks (in half bbls). 5.70 c: bricks (In
!25 lb boxes), 5.95 c; H. & E. crystal domlnos (5
lib cartons In cases I, 9c; U & E. crystal doml
nos (2 lb cartous In cases), 9.50 c; extra fine dry
' granulated 1100 lb bags only). sc: extra C,
, 4.70 c: golden C. 4.60 c; yellow D, 4.50 c. Addi
tional, per 100 lbs: In bbls and 50 lb bags. 10c
more;' half bbls, 25c more; boxes. 50c more for
all grades. Bar In 35 and 40 lb tins. $1.70 more;
In 10 lb tins, $2.35 more. Minimum order, car
load weight.
IV err York Produce
NEW YORK. Oct. 19.—Petroleum steady; re
fined New York barrels. 5.35 c; refined New York
bulk, 4.65 c; Philadelphia barrels, 8.35 c; do bulk,
4.03 c
Wool —Steady; domestic fleece, XX Ohio, 31
Hops—Steady; Paclflc coast 1912, 18_23c;
1911. 20@21e.
Hides—Firm: Central American, 28% c; Bo
gota, 27*,@25-;c.
Raw sugar—Quiet. Muscovado, SO test. 3.81 c;
centrifugal, 96 test, 4.11 c; molasses sugar, 80
test, 3.36 c. Refined qnlet.
Butter and cheese —Steady, unchanged.
Eggs—Firm. Fresh gathered, thirds and poor
er, 18_22c.
Evaporated Apples—Quiet.
Chicago Produce Market
CHICAGO. Oct. 19.—Butter—Steady; cream
eries, 24%@29c; dairies, 22%@27c. Eggs-
Steady; receipts, 2,858 cases: at mark, cases In
cluded, 19®20c; ordinary firsts. 21c; firsts, 24c.
Cheese—Steady; daisies, 17%@17%c; twins. 16%
®17c: Young Americas, 17% _17% c; long horns,
Lou Angeles Produce Market
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19.— Receipts of produce
on the Los Angeles market today were 309 cases
of eggs, 3.777 pounds of butter, 6,955 pounds of
cheese, 110 sacks of potatoes and 3.449 boxes of
The potato market is weak, although the
present stock is moving very satisfactorily.
Potatoes have not at any time this year equaled
the demand for tbe same season last year.
Butter ls firm on the local exchange. An
early advance on this commodity Is predicted
by certain of tbe dealers and also a continued
advance in egg quotations is looked for.
Beaus, per ctl—No. 1 pink. $4.85@5; No. 1
lima, $5.75®6; L3dy Washington No. 1. $5.10®
5.25; small whites. $5.25®5.50; Garvanza,
$4.50; lentils, $6.50®7; bayos, $4.50®5; Mex
ican reds. $4.50: blackeyes, $4.25®4.50; green,
3@sc; wax, 3®sc.
Potatoes, per ctl—Highland. [email protected]; sweets,
new, yellow, $1.50*7,1.75; local burbank. 80@90c.
Butter, per lb —Prices to trade. 3c above quo
tations: California creamery extra, 36c; cream
ery firsts, 22h*c
Eggs, per dozen—Candled, 44c: case count.
40c; seconds. 25c; pullets, 29c: outside, 27®31c;
eastern, Minnesota and Dakota. 3Sc: Kansas,
Nebraska, lowa and Missouri. 32c.
Cheese, per lb—Northern fresh, 17 -,_c: eastern
singles, l-Vic; do twins, 19'.e; do Cheddars,
2l",_c; do longhorns, 21c: Oregon daisies, 18c;
eastern daisies. 21c: swiss imported. 33c; do
domestic, block 22c; Roquefort. 45c; cream
brick, 20_ llmburger, 20®21c; Edam, $8.50®
10.50 a dozen.
Eastern Livestock Market
CHICAGO. Oct. 19.—Cattle—Receipts, 1.000
head; market dull but steady. Beeves, $5.50(31
10.90; Texas steers, $4.50®5.55: western steers,
$5.75.}.!); stockers and feeders, $4.25®7.50; cow.
and heifers. $2.90®7.55: calves, $7(f£9.55.
Hogs—Receipts. 8.000 head; market steady to
5c higher. Light. $8.35®-.10: mixed $8.50®
9.25: heavy. $8.45®9.25; rough. [email protected]; pigs
$..75®7.C5; bulk of sales, $5.80®9.10.
Sheep—Receipts. 2.000* head: market steady.
Native, $3.65®5; western. $3.8504.85; yearling.
$4.75®6; lambs, native [email protected], western $5 50
<ii 7.50.
KANSAS CITY. Oct. 19.— Cattle—Receipts. 500
head, including 100 southerns; market steady.
Native steers. $7(7,10.75: southern steers, $4.10(7$
6; southern cows and heifers, $3.25® 5; native
cows and heifers. $3.40®8.10: stockers and feed
ers. $4.60(37.50: bulls, $3.50®5.50; calves, $5®
8.50; western steers, $5®8.80; western cows,
$3.25-it 6.
Hogs—Receipt?. 3.000 head: market steady to
strong. Bulk of sales. $8.50-28.85: heavy $8.75®
8.90; packers and butchers. $S.BO_S.SS; light,
$8.40®8.M; pigs. $6..v.<g 7.75.
Sheep—Receipts. 3,000 head; market steady.
Muttons, 53.00® 4.60: lambs. $6®7.40; range
wethers and yearlings, $3.75®5.50; range ewes,
SOUTH* OMAHA, Oct. 19.—Cattle—Receipts,
500 head; market steady. Native steers, $6®
10.25; cows and heifers. $3.75®6.75; western
steers. $5®8.35; Texas steers, [email protected]; range
cows and heifers, $3.50_6.30; canncrs. $3.25®
4.25: stockers ami feeders. $4.so<_S; calves, $s<si
9; bulls, stags, etc.. $4.25^5.40.
Hogs—Receipts. 4,000 bead: market stey.]--.
Heavy. $8.65-/8.70: mixed, $5.6.V<i8.70; light,
$8.70®8.75; pigs. $6.75® 8.25; 'bulk of sale.,
Sheep —Receipts, j .OOO be H d. market st»adv.
■yearlings. $4.85®.*..40: wethers, $i.2s®___6;
ewes, $-_J.*K>. lambs, $G.50f_.7..0. I
Mines Continue to
Show Improvement
The mines of northern California continue to- show, steady development,
and, except in a few camps where work has been suspended temporarily
because of a shortage of water for power purposes, activity is general in all
of the metal producing counties. Mining propositions of all kinds arc attract
ing attention, but interest seems to be centered chiefly in the gold producers
at the moment. Most of the big low grade ore mines scattered over the
northern mineral belt are either undergoing extensive development or are
being put into shape for exploitation in the near future. The attention paid
to low grade propositions has led to predictions that all mines of this sort
in the state will be regular producers before many years, for it has been
demonstrated that they oun be operated on a paying basis provided that the
ore reserves are large enough to warrant extensive development.
A number of interesting features figured in the news received from
various districts last week. A mill run on less than 100 tons of ore at one of
the desert mines in the southwest yielded the operators $7,000 in gold, and
the report said that there was much more ore of the same sort in sight. A
new ore find in the old Plymouth Consolidated mine has brightened the
prospects for a prosperous season in the Amador district and brought about
some active work ou other mines in the same region.
Another noteworthy feature was the completion of a big tunnel through
a portion of Globe mountain, in Trinity county. This work was undertaken
.some years ago, but for various reasons progress was slow. A new company,
organized to take over several mines in the district, carried the work to a
successful conclusion.
Big Tunnel Completed
Globe mountain, which towers 7,010
feet above the sea level In Trinity
county, haa been punctured t by a min
ing tunnel 1,7-3 feet In length. The
tunnel Is 600 feet below the summit.
Workmen employed by the Globe Con
solidated mining company broke
through last week.
On the east side of Globe mountain
ls Stuart's Fork river and on the west
Hide of the slope flows Canyon creek.
The Chloride-Bailey mine is on the
Stuart Fork side and the Globe mine
ls on the west side of tho mountain.
For years these two mines were
worked by Independent companies, but
they are now under the same owner
ship. Jt was found that the two mines
could be worked to better advantage
by cutting a tunnel clear through the
mountain to the west side and down
the 6lope, at a distance of 6,200 feet, is
to bo erected the Globe mill.
The work of digging this long tun
nel may be said to have been begn
12 years ago, but the owners mined as
they pushed the tunnel through the
mountain and progress was slow.
Since last April all the energies of
the new owners have been bent to
Portland Livestock Market
FORTLAND. Oct. 10.—Cattle —Receipts, 100:
market steady-. Choice steers, $6.75(g7; good
steers, [email protected]: medium steers, [email protected];
choice cows, $8@_.50; good cows, $5.50®..75;
medium cows. $505.25: choice calves, $7<g8.75;
good heavy calves, $6.25_,7; bulls, $3_5; stags,
Hogs—Receipts. 800: market steady. Light,
$5._5<§,8.75: heavy, $7@'7.50.
Sbeep—Receipts. 1.000: market Arm. Year
lings. $4.25*34.3:.: wethers, $3.60_4.50; ewes,
$2.75 _1; lambs, $3.Bs(<iJ-"*>.
Cotton Market
NEW TORK, Oct. 19.— E. W. Hutton _ Co.'«
wire says:
"The trade in cotton was not active and fluc
tS-t-O-a were somewhat limited: The opening
was lower, Influenced by the cables, and the ac
tion of the market showed a disposition to await
further political developments and also to await
weather developments. The weakness of the Eng
lish cable was by some ascribed to the political
situation, but this was not generally considered
a factor, as consols w> re higher and the European
grain markets generally were weak. The advance
of Friday seemed to have eliminated a surface
short Interest, which tended to weaken the tech
nical position."
Spot closed quiet. 5 points lower. Middling up
lands. 10.90 c; do gulf, 11.15 c.
Option— Open High Low Close Oct.lS ago
Oct 10.31 10.33 10.28 10.18 10.30 9.08
Nov 10.20 10.32 0.10
Dec .... 10.51 10.56 10.40 10.41 10.56 0.28
.Tan 10.56 10.56 10.45 10.45 10.58 0.15
Feb 10.62 10.62 10.62 10.53 10.<W 0.21
Mar 10.75 10.75 10.65 10.64 10.78 P. 28
May 10.79 10.S0 10.09 10.69 10.82 0.42
June 10.73 10.89 0.47
July .... 10.83 10.87 10.77 10.77 10.88 9.51
Aug 10.74 10.84 9.43
Sept 10.70 10.70 10.70 10.66 10.74 0.10
St. Louis Wool Market
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10.— Wool, steady: medium
grades combing end clothing, _B**___6c: light
fine. 19_,21c; heavy fine, 13(_lSc; tub washed,
27 _ 35c.
New York Coffee Market
NEW YORK, Oct. 19.— E. F. Hutton _ Co.*3
wire says:
"Lower European cables, based on fine weather
In all districts and a more liberal movement, was
followed by a corresponding poor opening on our
part. Considerable evening tip for the weekend
followed port receipts of 88.000 bags, against
07,000, and primary point deliveries of 116.000
bags, against 153,000. A fairly good .lobbing de
mand is shown, and this, it is felt, will continue
to hold the spot division steady. In futures few
care to sell short at present prices, but some are
advocating sales on the scale up. It is thought
the valorizationlsts will give support to the mar
ket If it becomes necessary."
Option— Open High Low Close
October 14.24 c 14.25 c 14.20 c 14.24 c
November 14.21e
December 14.050 14.10 c 14.03 c 14.09 c
January 14.08 c
February 14.0.V
March 14.20 c 14.24 c 14.18 c 14.23 c
April 14.26 c
May 14.29 c 14.31 c 14.25 c 14.31 c
June __.--_
July 14.33 c 14.35 c 14.28 c 14.35 c
August 14.35 c 14.33 c 14.35 c 14.36 c
September 14.36 c 14.37 c 14.31 c 14.37 c
Sales. 62,000 bags.
Review of Coffee Market
The New York circular of Henry Nordlinger _
Co.. dated October 15, says:
"The receipts at Rio and Santos during the
first three months of the current crop year were
4.213,000 bags, as compared with 5.141,000 last
year and 5.265,000 two years ago.
"The daily receipts are now running In excess
of those of two years ago: In order to reach the
total of that crop—lo,soo.ooo bags for Rios
and Santos —at which we estimate fne present
crop, the dally receipts must continue to exceed
those of that year.
"Taking the average percentage of the crop
movement during the first three months of the
last 10 years as the percentage this year, will
give us about 10.500,000 bags. -
"There pre indications that the height of the
crop movement has been reached and that we will
soon see a falling off in the receipts. This
falling off will no doubt be accompanied by re
duced crop estimates, as the estimates current
about a mouth ago are not borne out by the
"Consuming markets, especially those of Eu
rope, have been poorly supplied for some months
past and are now feeling the effect of allowing
their stocks to run down to a dangerously low
"The available port stocks in Europe (where
3.448.000 bags of valorization coffee are held)
are now reduced to 2,250,000 bags, being the
direct result of the small importations by Eu
rope so far this year
"Tbe arailable port stocks In Europe and
the United States suffered a reduction of more
than 500,000 bags last mon b, despite the fact
that the withdrawals were below normal, and In
the face of an increase in the world's visible
supply during tbe same month of about 725,000
"Exports from Brazil to European ports dur
ing the first three months of this crop year
were only 1.609.000 bags, as compared with
2.257,000 last year and 2,748.000 two years ago,
while the exports to the United States were
1,327,000 bags, as compared with 1,276,000 last
year and 2,025,000 two years ago.
"On tbe other hand. Brazilian port stocks In
creased last month 460,000 bags and there was
likewise an increase in the -floats of 740,000
bags, but these larger shipments will all be badly
needed, being barely equal to one month's con
sumption. *
"The trade in general is well aware of the
fact that the current crop will not be sufficient
for the requirements of consumption, but it has
pursued a waiting policy in the expectation that
next year's crop would be a very iarge one and
that when this was once assured It would cause
prices to be lowered during the marketing of the
current crop.
"Severe frost during the early part of last
month and continued cold weather since then
have brought about an entire change In the pros
pects for next year's crop, and these prospects
appear to bo getting worse daily.
"Nevertheless the belief la still entertained
by some, and the wish ls no doubt father to the
thought, that the October flowering will prove to
be such as to give promise of a good crop."
New York Metal Market
NEW YORK. Oct. 19.—The metal markets
were dull and practically nominal today. Lake
and electrolytic copper, l-.0Z<__.17._T%.; cast
ing. [email protected]*>.c.
Naval Storea —Turpentine and Rosin
SAVANNAH. _*-. Oct. 10.—Turpentine—JJull.
41c; sales. 57; receipts, 718; shipments, 126;
Btoc-n. 33.037.
Roeln-—Firm; sale*, 1.8.4; receipts. _.46«;
shipments, fis">: stocks, I<*2,.M.V Quote: B. $6.30;
r», $«.•*.:>; V. ?C,40; F*. O, H, I. ____>; X, *G,s_;
M, f-.au; N, $7.6-; WG, $S.ID; WW, $8.10.
piercing the mountain and the work
wa_ completed last week.
The Globe is 6,400 feet above the
sea level and snow hangs late in the
spring on the western side of the
The Globe Consolidated mining com
pany has Just 1 completed shipping in
300 tons of machinery. All this was
hauled by teams from Redding over
mountain roads for a distance of 78
miles. Freight was two cents a pound,
so the company's freight bill from
Redding alone was $12,000.
Included in this shipment of ma
chinery is the equipment for a 20
stathp mill, a cyanide plant, compres
sors for operating air drills, a regrind
ing mill and a tube mill, giving a
milling capacity of 100 tons of ore a
That, the Globe Consolidated mining
company is doing great things is evi
denced by the fact that It now has
100 men on the payroll and wants
more. The company ls now seeking
20 carpenters fc-r construction work
and 30 common laborers. The construc
tion of the mill and accessories will
i keep all the working crews busy until
next May, when it is hoped that the
mill will be completed and in opera
The Globe Consolidated mining com
pany has had possession of the Chlor
ide-Bailey and Globe mines for less
than a year and in that time it has
mads a big showing, as evidenced by
the large number of men employed and
the Immense amount of machinery de
livered at the great altitude of the
mines, considerably over a mile above
sea level.—Sacramento Bee.
Work in Siskiyou County
The Annie Laurie copper prosn>ect,
one mile north of"Seiad on Seiad creek,
and owned by Shepard & Phillips, is
claimed to be an extension of the Blue
Lead copper mine, located six or seven
miles distant. The owners say they
have taken out ore that assayed $35
and $60 per ton of gold and 2 per cent
copper. The copper ledge crops out
40 feet wide on the surface. They
have Just begun development work by
running a tunnel 24 feet into the moun
tain side, and will strike the ledge by
extending the tunnel 20 feet further
and at a vertical depth of 40 feet. The
| ledge runs southwest and northeast,
i and crops out 1,000 feet below the top
of the mountain.
K. D. Carey of Happy Camp has fin
ished his contract of putting in 650,000
feet of iir logs, averaging 40 inches in
diameter, at the mill of the Siskiyou
Mines company, located four miles up
Thompson creek from Nolton. The logs
were sawed as fast as delivered, and
the lumber was at once used in build
ing the flume to the company's new
hydraulic mine, 12 miles distant from
the intake on Thompson creek, four
! miles above Nolton. The mine is an
j extensive hydraulic proposition. The
1 company has operated a mine located
|on the wagon road to Happy Camp,
i just below Nolton. They recently re
moved the entire outfit to Williams
point, several miles from the old loca
i tlon, where they believe they have
rich placer grounds. The company is
about ready to begin operations.
The Dakin copper mine, located six
miles north of Happy Camp on Indian
creek, of which John Farish of New
York is the leading owner, with Fred
H. Dakin of Berkeley superintendent,
has been sufficiently developed to prove
it to be a rich mine. It has been
worked during the last five years. The
| ledge is 30 to 80 feet wide and goes to
i great depth. The ledge has been
! tapped 1,000 feet below the surface
I outcroppings, at which point satisfac
tory conditions were found to exist.
lAs little ore has been taken out as
' possible. The object has been to ascer
tain the grade and extent of the ore.
The ledge dips 30 degrees northeast.
There are eight tunnels, aggregat
ing 5.000 feet. They are located on
each side of the top of the mountain
at an altitude of several thousand feet,
reached by a two mile trail of easy
grade. The company has 200 acres.
About 10 days ago Superintendent
Dakin went to San Francisco with a
bunch of samples taken out at various
! depths. He has just returned and is
i arranging to put in a crew and operate
I the mine during the winter.—Sacra-
I mento Union.
| Midas Has Big Reserve
That the Harrison gulch territory
near Redding is coming into its own is
evidenced by the reports of men who
know the district and who are in close
touch with the situation as it applies
to the actual operations of the big
producing company, tho Midas, and the
j very promising property of the Victor
! Mining company.
It is said that the ore reserves of
the Midas were never larger or of bet
i ter grade In the famous mine's history,
and that the mill is working to capac
At a recent meeting of the Victor
! Mining company, held in Red Bluff, it
] was learned that there was a sum of
! $15,000 and over in the treasury. Pres
-1 ident J. H. Sharp has sold in the last
i year most of $4D,935 worth of stock
1 that has been purchased by Interested
investors, and $11,300 of this came in
{ during the last month.
A great deal of development work
! has been done on the Victor, which
was formerly the old Bonanza, and
whtch adjoins the Midas and the Grand
Central, the latter allied with the Vic
tor interests now.
Driving is being pushed from the
500 foot level southwesterly to inter
sect the contact ledge at about 700
feet, 400 feet having already been
During the operations of the Midas
in the vicinity of the Victor, there has
been some controversy as to whether
the Midas was working in the Victor
ledge, and surveys are being made to
determine this matter. If suit is here
after brought it will be governed
wholly by the Apex law, and while
there may be some difficulties to be
overcome, the general expectation pre
vails that they will be satisfactorily
and amicably settled.—Sacramento
•Big Desert Cleanup
A cleanup, of which the operators of
the Good Mope have all reason to be
proud, was made last Thursday at the
Red Dog mill at Johannesburg. Eighty
tons of ore from this property yielded
tbe quite respectable gold brick of
$7,000, the ore plating $88 per ton on
the average. This- is a much better
production than last month's and all
prospects point to an even better yield
next month, as the ore increases in
value with depth.
The shaft is down 300 feet at pres
ent and will be sunk CO feet further
before drifting will be undertaken.
About 10 tons have been extracted from
this mine and hoisted to the surface
in the last two days.
Work on the Twin Brothers and Gal
veston claims is being pushed ahead
systematically and it is expected that
these two mines will rival the pro
duction of the Good Hope.
It is' claimed that the erection of the
mill for the Good Hope will soon be
under way and that an air compressor
with the necessary machine drills will
be installed. The water from the
Wedge .shaft will be used In the oper
ation of the mill, which will help to
lower the running expenses of the Good
Hope. Machine drills will admit of
more rapid work in both sinking and
drifting, which will Increase the month
ly output to a marked degree. A bright
future i_ in stow) for the Good Hope.
Offlee sua salesroom corner Van "Seas and s*ae
rtmento (former Walter building). Phones—
rranklln 2284. Horn* C 65-3; residence. «0- A__
Office and Salesroom, Corner of Van and
Sacramento (former Walter Building). Phones
Franklin _264; Home C<ws3; Residence 800
* The 4-rand Collection that T am to
i-ell In the Colonial Ballroom of tbe Ho
tel St. Francis is partly posed for pre
liminary exhibition on tbe lower floor
of the Curtin Studio, 1700 Van Ness Aye.
Those Interested In really artistic things,
both antique and modern, that shorr
thelr quality and authenticity on their
faces, owe it to themselves to visit this
unusual assemblage of rarities. Many
experts-In Oriental art maintain that
the Imperial Palace Ceiling Embroid
ery from the Governor Low eol'eetioa
is better than anything in the famous
Squiera sale in X. Y. in April last.
EDW. CURTIS. Auctioneer.
A-i? Great Closing Out $©
By order of the conrt to settle partnership
claims I will sell at public auction all tbe live
stock and personal property now in use on the
well known
Consisting of 30 Head of Work and -Sad
dle Horses, 30 Brood Mares. 20 Head
of 1, 2 and 3 Year Old Colts
20 sets of chain harness, 1 threshing machine,
seeders, gaug and disc plows, harrows, stock and
farm wagons, express wagons, carts, buggies
and blacksmith's outfit; in fact, everytulug ap
pertaining to a first class ranch.
Sale Takes Place at the Well Known
3 miles north of Stockton, on the lower Sacra
mento road.
THURSDAY. OCT. 24, AT 11 A. M.
Lunch will be served.
W. HIOGIN'BOTTOM. Auctioneer.
__L___L_i_E Tuesday, Oct. 22
From the R. J. Stanley Ranch. San Joaquin
county, consisting of Percheron and Shire bred
Mares and Geldings, weight from 1.300 to 1.900
pounds, age from 4 to 8. Some of the mares In
foal to a $2,500 Jack. Geldings gentle, broke to
work. Mr. Stanley Is retlrlDg from stock raising,
and will close out the entire lot to the highest
We expect to arrive, and will offer at same
time, a carload of unbroke Utah horses, weight
1,100 to 1,400 pounds, and several matched team,
and single drivers.
Sale Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 1 and 8 p. m.
E. STEWART A CO.. Live Stock Dealer..
W. HIGGINBOTTOM. Auctioneer.
On the Felt Lake ranch, located 5 miles west
of Palo Alto. On account of expiration of
lease we will sell the personal property of
Manuel Isadoro, including horses, mowers, rakes,
wagons, harness, plows, etc., used on this 1.000
acre ranch, which is a part of the Stanford
Sale' takes place SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26,
at 10 a. m., on the premises. Free transporta
tion from Palo Alto to ranch. Free lunch will
be served. W. H. HORD & SON, Auctioneer-,
704 Market st.. S. F.
J_k-JJ_> 838-340 Fell st. A.^
ArrlTeo*—l car mares and horses: 3 span blacks.
T> span browns 2 span grays; agea 4 to 7 years;
weight 1.350 to 1,800 lbs.; wheelers and leaders:
all well broke; and others: some good farm mare
and horses. JOS. LEVY. Phone Market 3877.
Twelve tons of high grade ore have
been extracted from the King Solomon
during the last week and put in the
bins. About four tons are on the Butte
dump.—Randsburg Miner.
Discovery in Amador
The prospects of Plymouth Consoli
dated, a once famous producer, have de
cidedly brightened within the last few
days. The shaft cleaning process, which
has been prosecuted with the utmost
vigor for many months, has reached
the bottom of the old works, which are
being cleaned up at this point. No ex
ploration at this depth has been done
at present. But at the south drift on
the 950 level important developments
have been made. An ore body has been
uncovered 18 feet wide. Sixteen sam
ples were taken from this ledge and
the average was said to be at the rate
of $9 per ton. This discovery is on
what is known as the Indiana claim,
which is part of the Plymouth Con
solidated holdings. A peculiar feature
of the case is that on the level below
this or.c body there Is unmistakable
evidence of an upraise having been
made some time ago. How far this de
velopment was prosecuted is not known
at present, as the drift has not been
sufficiently explored. At any rate it
shows that this big pay ledge was
known to the former management, and
why the property was shut down under
the circumstances is a mystery, There
is a rich streak in this ledge that as
says away up In the hundreds of dol
lars. Naturally the people of Ply
mouth are jubilant over the outlook.
It is only necessary to determine the
size of this ledge In length to warrant
the building of a mill, and the extrac
tion of ore to Gupply the mill's de
mands.—Amador Ledger.
Amador Notes
The Keystone shaft has been sunk to
a d«pth of 2,000 feet. This is about 600
feet below the old workings, and shows
the energy with which the work has
been prosecuted by the' present com
pany. A favorable Indication has been
noticed of late in the sinking. The
shaft has entered a soft, slaty forma
tion, which in the opinion of expert
mining men ls deemed an excellent in
dication of the' presence of ore not far
distant. The managers are increasingly
confident of the Keystone again becom
ing one of the great producers of Ama
dor county.
There Is no change of Importance to
note in the developments at the Lincoln
mine. The ore body encountered re
mains of low grade, but the manage
ment is hopeful of a change for the
better before long.
The developments at the Hardenburg
are of such an encouraging character
that the managers have decided upon
the erection of a 20 stamp mill without
delay.—Amador Ledger.
Consolidated Dividends
Preparations are now being made at
the offices of the Goldfleld Consolidated
Mines company to mail dividend checks
to about 10,000 stock holders of the
company, to reach all holders of the
stock on October 31.
Stock holders of the Consolidated are
scattered all over the civilized world,
with a large number in various Euro
pean countries. It has been the policy
of the Consolidated company to give
the stock holders their money as rapid
ly M St could be made from mining
operatione. This fact was - exemplified
at about the time when the company
paid its first extra dividend of 20 cents,
in addition to the regular payment of
30 cents. In reply to inquiries made by
certain eastern stock holders to officials
of the company, as to how many extra
dividends it was believed could be
paid, the eastern men were piven to
understand that there was ground for
the belief that four" extra payments
could be made without encroaching
on the treasury reserve.
Since that time 10 extra dividends
have been paid. The forthcoming pay
ment will be dividend No. 17 and will
bring the total of the company's dis
bursements to stock holders to the sum
of !_3,545,5.-.-.. a record surpassing
that made by any mining enterprise in
history. since all of this amount has
been paid within a period of five years.
The pross production of the company's
mines has been considerably in excess
of $".1,000,000. but a large part of the
Output, .luring the early period of the
camp's- life, was taken by lessees, many
of whom became rich In the short
Offlee and Salesroom.. 1140 McAllister st
rays highest price to- all kind* of fur_lt_-««.
Merchandise, etc. Houses bought In their en
tirety. Goods sold on commission.
Phone—Pa rk 860. 8-632.
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A H. TAYLOR CURTIS. Auctioneer A
5 The Fine F__ra.s_---.gs k
V or THE
$ McK-ttrich Residence $
A Removed for Conveniens*- of Sale 4
t Setter St. Salesrooms 9
§ (53*.-4 Sutter St., Above Powell) Ik
. ON i
\ TTESDAV, OCT. 22d. Nt 11 A. M. ■
! 7 Mason & Hamlin Upright Piano, Mahog- P
A any case; Massive. Mahogany D. R. se*, l
7 consisting of table, buffet-side board, serv- (7
i Ing table, 2 carvers sis chairs, cost $900. .
ff Massive Library Table; Extension Table (7
\ with sideboard to match, six chalm to .
ff match, Antique Colonial Sideboard; Mam- n
_ moth flat-top desk; Antique Chipp-ndal* _
A Bookcase; Colonial Bookcase; Lyre base A
_ Center table; Mahogany Bookcase-desk, an- v
A tlque; Antique Ufaliogany English Hat A
" rack; Mahogany drop-leaf breakfast tab.": -
A drop-leaf tea table; sewing table; Firesid. A
V Arm Chair; Mahogany Arm rocker; Bonbl <.
A d<-*_: Fireside fane-hack Arm Chair: Ma- A
V bogany cane-back rocker to match; book aad y
A magazine rack, cane back and side; three- a
y piece rope-grass Porch set; Book •Jnelf'; (/
a Pedestal; Tabonrette, candle stand: An- *
ft tiqae Empire Chairs; Arm •chair; Cshak ft
_ Carpet. 1.-13, "4 foot runner to match; »
ft Old English Davenport, upholstered in If-- ft
_ rocco; Black Bearskin rug: one Royal _
A Boukhara, 6xB feet; one. Saronk. t*__-B; m
_ one Mossoul, 12x13; Kirmansha, 9x12; Three _
A Sarouks, together with Mahals, Belnchi- A
V stans. Camel's hair runner, etc.: Navajo ■
A rug; Fish Set, 12 pieces; 2 piece Flsb Serv- A
V Ice; one Sterling Oyster Set, 1. pieces; Old V
A English Dish Covers; Sheffield coffee. A
y creamer and sugar: three piece Tea Set, v
A silver; one pr. Candlesticks, Sheffield: OM A
(7 Cake Basket; one Sheffield Grape Wtti. C 7
a Water I'm; plate, sngar bowl and creamer. »
ft together with sterling war* and plated ft
x ware; Cut Crystal creamer and sugar; Cut .
ft Crystal muftard pot; Cut Crystal wat»r ft
_ pitcher, glasses, etc., et<*.; one Dresden _
§ lamp; 2 prs. Old English Brass Candle- A
_ sticks: Marble Clock; Dresden Figures; 2 _
A Magnificent Sutherland Breakfast sets: OM A
\ Altwasser eet of china w?re: 18 piece Chel- \
A sea Breakfast Set; 2 Oil-.. P. H. Mason. 4
V OU by C Albertl; OU, The Quays. Geo. V
A Perlagin: Oil, Venetian Scene, P. Morettl; A
V Water Color Landscape by 8. .T. Yard, te- V
A gether with many other Paintings. Prints a
V and Etchings; one set Chaucer's Poetics) (/
\ Works; Fiction; 1 vol. English PoeTicsl *
ft Works; history of New York by Knicker- ft
\ booker, 2 vols., very rare; complete set of .
ft Thackeray; 12 vol's. Emerson; 11 vol.* p
_ Bonn's Library; complete set of the 1m- .
ft mortals; late complete Encyclopaedla-Amer- A
_ leana, together with many other articles V*
A wblch space will not permit to enumerate. A
_ NOTE—The above does not Include tbe _
A bedroom, upstairs and kitchen furnishings. A
H. TAYLOR CURTIS. Auctioneer.
By order of th* well known breeders an*
shippers, Abel A Lolnaz of Wlnnemucca, Nev..
we wiil sell one hundred and twenty-flve head
of broken and unbroken horses, mostly of the
Percheron and Shire breeds; good solid chunks,
weighing from 1.100 to 1.400 pounds; good
bone and feet aud ready for work.
Sale takes place Wednesday. October' 23. at
11 a. m.. at J. B. Horan's sales yard, corner
Tenth and Bryant streets, i-an Francisco. No
outside horses. W. H. HORD. Auctioneer,
704 Market street. S. TV
_£*__ _J_© -££
-ost In—Weight 1,200 to 1,700 pounds.
Q. LINDADER. 12- Clara ft.
time during which they operated.
If the heads of the Consolidated com
pany had been Interested in the stock
market phase of their enterprise, or
had entertained a desire to manipulate,
the stock or sustain its price in the
markets. It is hardly to be imagined
that a policy would have been pursued
such as that which has marked the
conduct of its affairs throughout its
.active life. The policy of distributing
earnings among the stock holders aa
fast as possible ls the best indication
that those in charge have desired only
to make a great, profit earning prop
erty, to see that their stock holders had
every protection and proper represent
ation for their interests and without.
reference to stock market value..
—Goldfield Tribune.
Production Still Heavy
An Interesting feature of Superin
tendent Thorn's report of production
and earnings of the Consolidated Mines
company for the month of August,
which has just been issued, is the fact
that, in spite of the work of -inking
the Grizzly Bear shaft and cutting thn
new station, the company shipped t<»
the smelter in Utah 2,208 tons of ore
from the deep workings of the Grlzzly
Bear and Clermont.
In point of tonnage the production
In August was near the top record of
the company's history, the total out
put being 32,538 tons, and the aver
age treated by the company's mill
was but little less than 1,000 A>n
daily, the highest record yet attained.
Net profits for the month were low, ow
ing to the low average grade of the
product mined. The report of the su
perintendent says in part:
During the month of August, lit 2,
the total production was 32,533 tons,
containing $465,289.07, or an average of
$14.30 per ton, of which 30,330 tons
were milled with an average extrac
tion of 89.31 per cent and 2,208 tons
were shipped of an average value of
$15.26 per ton, the net recovery from
all ore being $12.88 per ton. The total
net realization was $223,580.71, or $6.87
per ton. —Goldfleld Tribune.
Inspect Hamilton Mine
Clarence Bamberger of Salt Lake
and E. C. Talbot of Park City, both
mining engineers, were arrivals last
evening on their way to Hamilton to
make an inspection of the Ne Plus
Ultra mines, for which place they left
today. They plan to spend at least.
one "day at the mines.
Talbot made an examination of the.
property about a year ago and recom
mended certain work to be done. HU
advice was followed, with the result
that the largest body of ore ever found
in Ne Plus Ultra ground was Opened
up and a great deal of ore was ex
tracted. The ore was packed and piled
in the drifts in the mine in expecta
tion of making shipments when th".
Eureka and Palisade road was recon
structed. The -ates offered by tha*
road, however, were much higher than
those in effect before the washout.
Now, it is said, the company owning
tbe Ne Plus Ultra, the Y\ hite Pine
Lead company, is now considering the
feasibility of shipping by way of Ely
over the Nevada Northern to Salt
Lake. —Ely Expositor.
Progress at National
The mine development and increased
ore showings continue in very potent
sense on the two main properties at
National. The National mines em
ploys in this general work 60 men and
the Charleston Hill Syndicate 25 men.
The National mines is extracting high
grade ore from the undisputed section,
and the Charleston Hill Syndicate la
following its contentions and working
along Cue fault line. In other word*,
the syndicate people are drifting on th-%
fault. The work shows that the string
ers of quartz are all cut off by the
fault or penetrate no farther than the
hanging, showing that the hanging
slid downward and caused the dis
placement, as one of the litigants as
serts. In fact, the contention is that
all development by the syndicate veri
fies the contention of Professor Law
son as to his view of the Charleston
Hill faulting and the general move
ment which disrupted the normal
structure of that rich gold mountain.
The Workman interests hay* let a.
number of leases on Auto hill. Th"
substance is that neither litigation
pessimists can keep National back. It
has a future, one rich and prosperous.
—Humboldt Star.

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