A NATION'S BEER MAKERS.
t» ■ ■ ■
Tie National Brewers' Convention to
Meet Here Next Week
FOR IMPORTANT BUSINESS.
■Tie Programme of the Association-
Entertainment to Be Given by
St. Paul Brewers.
For the first time in the history of the
organization the United States Brewers'
association will hold its annual conven
tion in St Paul, commencing the 30th
inst. at 10 a. in. Preparations are being
made to give the visitors a royal wel
come and committees of finance and en
tertainment appointed several weeks
aeo, have made good progress in these
The local official organization for the
convention is as follows:
President, William Hamm; secretary,
E. Hattensauer ; treasurer, A. Yoerg,
Finance Committee— Ban
liolzer, Paul Hauser and P. Sittman.
Railways and Transportation— E. Hat
tensauer and 11. Kolimorgen.
Hotel and Banquet- Hattensauer,
William Hamm and Christopher Dorm-
Wen. . -....,
A preliminary meeting of the dele
gates will be held at the"* Merchants the
evening of the 29th inst. and the busi
ness of the convention will be trans
acted in accordance with ,
THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMME*
Welcome by the president of the
Northwestern Brewers' and Maltsters'
Opening address by the president of
the United States Brewers' association.
Report of credentials presented and
examined, and reading of names of dele
Keport of the board of trustees.
Report of publication and vigilance
Keport of the attorney of the associa
Keport of the advisory committee.
Appointment of special committees.
Appointment of nominating commit
Keport of special committees.
Reading of communications.
Any business legitimately before the
convention, bearing on the affairs, aims
and objects of the association and the
interests of the brewing trade gener
Election of officers.
Appointment of the place of meeting
of the next regular convention.
Conclusion of the proceedings of the
twenty-eighth Brewers' convention.
In an address issued recently the
president and other officers of the Na
tional association say:
"An eventful year has elapsed since
this association met in convention at
Baltimore. During that year we have
achieved many victories at the ballot
box in various parts of the Union; but
we have also suffered many discomfit
ures, prominent among them the de
cision of the supreme court of the
United States sustaining the prohibitory
law of the state of Kansas. Discourag
ing as this decision seemed to be at first
it nevertheless had two
VKIJY BENEFJCIENI EFFECTS
upon this association, inasmuch as it
created a universal desire among
brewers to rentier their national
organization more effective, and
induced more than 100 individ
ual brewers, ami two local as
sociations (California and Peoria) to be
come members of our body. Other oc
currences helped to bring about a still
closer union- than existed before be
tween the local associations; and pres
ent indications warrant the assumption
that the current year will witness a
marked change lor the better in the at
titude ami condition of our trade. It de
pends in a large measure upon the con
vention to be held at St. Paul whether
this expectation will be realized, and we
therefore urge you to be present and aid
us in the work* which it is intended to
Turner hall had been secured by the
local committee for the use of the con
vention, but since that arrangement
was made the hall has been leased for
the new People's theater, and a change
of base was necessary. Consequently
Standard hall has been obtained, and
'the convention will meet at that place.
Among the features provided for the
entertainment of the delegates, who are
of the Uunited States, are a compli
mentary banquet at the Merchants,
where covers will be laid for 500 guests,
and a ride in carriages from St. Paul to
Minneapolis, via Fort Snelling and Min
nehaha falls, the latter feature having
been agreed upon as a fitting finale to
the convention. Prominent among the
questions to be discussed is that of the
labor movement, which acquires addi
tional importance from the fact that the
trade from New York.Chicago and other
cities will bring to the discussion the
advantage of recent practical experience
acquired during the conduct of a lock
The officers of the National associa
tion are: President, William A. Miles;
vice presidents, Henry Clausen. Jr., and
Thies J. Defers; treasurer..!. C. <;.
Huppfel, and secretary, Kichaid Kat
One of the windows of the reading
room at the Merchants hotel contains a
number of specimens of cereals appro
priately inscribed as being the products
of the state of Oregon, and a large sign
with white letters on a blue background
states that this is the bureau of inform
ation of that state.
Egbert A. Brown, for many years a
telegraph operator and now a represent
ative of the West Shore Magazine, pub
lished at Portland, Or., is in charge of
this bureau, which is conducted under
the auspices of the State Board of Im
migration, who have in view a diffusion
of knowledge concerning the state.
"We pay more attention to circulat
ing literature pertaining to agricultural
products," said Mr. Brown, "because
that is the principal industry of Oregon.
A farmer is very much discouraged if
he does not receive an annual income
of at least $15 for each acre that he has
Next in importance comes the raising
of fruit, and the third industry of Ore
gon is its salmon fisheries.
The shipments of wheat and flour
from Portland for 18S7 were 8,478,322
centals of wheat, valued at "14,852,068,
and 457,GG9 barrels of flour, valued at
$1,743,717, the bulk of both having been
Ehipped to Europe.
During the same period the Columbia
river pack of salmon was 375,000 cases,
valued at upwards of 82,000,000, and the
average weight of each salmon caught
by the fishermen was twenty-five
pounds. Portland, the principal town
in the state, has a population exceeding
60,000, and is the largest city on the Pa
cific coast, except San Francisco. Ac
cording to history this town owes its
name to a lucky flip of a penny by the
two first settlers who built houses on its
Bite in 1843. j
One man was from Portland, Me., ;
and his neighbor had formerly resided
at Philadelphia. They were discussing
a name for the new settlement one day,
and to settle the dispute it was agreed
to toss up a penny. Luck favored the
man from Maine, and he -at once be
stowed the name of his native town in
New England upon the frontier settle
ment, and which it still retains.
"Small towns, varying In population
from 10,000 to 3,000 souls, stud the Willa
mette valley, which contains a million
acres of land, most of this territory be
ing under cultivation, and the Columbia
river, before piercing . the Cascade
mountains, flows through and drains a
tract of country more than four times as
large as the Empire state.
"All the products of the temperate
zone can be successfully grown in the
Willamette valley .and the finest-flavored
fruits in the world are raised here; ap
ples, pears, prunes, peaches, plums,
small fruits and melons, the superior
quality of Oregon fruits and vegetables
giving them a preference in the markets
over those packed in the Eastern states
or California. These are but a few of
the features that we are endeavoring to
impress upon the minds of those con
templating emigration to the slope, and
agencies similar to the one 1 have estab
lished here, are located at San Fran
cisco and Tacouia. while two traveling
agents are doing the same kind of work
in the East."
"It has always seemed singular to
me," said W. S. Barrows, of Mandan,
Dak., as he sat in the Kyan rotunda,
"that the Indians of this country who
are noted the world over for their ex
cellence in. beaded work of every de
scription, should be so backward in the
matter of linings for their handiwork.
Here are some samples of work done by
Sioux squaws," and as he spoke he ex
hibited two large pieces of buckskin,
upon which artistically arranged in
squares of variegated colors, were
thousands of the glass beads so much
esteemed by the aborigines. They have
been stitched upon these pieces of
buckskin with deer sinews, and must
have occupied many weary months in
making, and yet these pretty articles
and deafens are lined inside with the
most tawdry and flimsy quality of 10
Incidentally to the conversation it
was ascertained that "Mr. Barrows was
in communication with W. T. Ilor
naday, the taxidermist and naturalist of
the national museum, at Washington,
D. C, as to the best means to be re
sorted to for the protection and pres
ervation of the only herd of buffaloes
left in the United States. Yellowstone
Park, at its southern extremity, is the
temporary home of these animals 1
which formerly roamed in countless
droves over the boundless prairies of the
West, and they do not number more !
than twenty-live all told. including bulls,
cows and calves. Great interest is
manifested in their preservation by the
museum authorities, and the results of
the hunters' experiences will be em
bodied in an exhaustive report, and
sent to the capital for future action in
SONS OP MARS.
Matters Pertaining to This De
partment of the Army,
The commanding officer at Fort Cus
ter, Mont., is ordered to assign the
eight recruits for the First cavalry, or
dered to that post from the recruiting
depot at St. Paul, so as to equalize the
troops of the regiment under his com
mand as far as possible.
Maj.. Alfred E. Bates, paymaster of
the United States army, has been di
rected to proceed to Fort Shelling and
pay the troops stationed at that point.
Under the orders of the warxlepart
ment, conveyed by letter of the 18th
inst., Inspector General Edwin C. Mason
was yesterday relieved from duty at de
partment headquarters, and ordered to
take station at Fort Shelling, his pro
motion carrying him to the command of
the Third infantry and the post named.
The department commander has or
dered the quartermaster's department j
to issue transportation from St. Paul.
Minn., to Fort Totten, Dak., for Private
William Hart, Company F, Fifth in-*
try, a soldier on furlough and with
out means to join his station.
Orders have been issued for all cav
alry horses at the post of Fort Custer to
be shod in front. This order is suggest
ive of Held service.
Private William E. Anderson, Troop
E. First cavalry, has been ordered to re
port to the acting commissary of sub
sistence, Fort Custer, Mont., for special
By sentence of court martial. Private
Peter (On very, Troop 1), First cavalry,
will allow $10 of his pay to remain in
the treasury of the United States for
having violated the thirty-third article
First Lieutenant James B. Hickey,
Eighth cavalry, Fort Meade, Mont., is
ordered to report to the general super
intendent of the recruiting service for
duty at New York city to relieve Capt.
Robert 11. Patterson, First artillery,
who has been ordered to join his bat
Sergt. Charles Gloster, Company K.
Fifth infantry, now on duty at Fort
Keogh, Mont., is ordered discharged the j
Capt. T. F. Forbes, Fifth infantry:
First Lieutenant Oscar F. Long, adju
tant Fifth infantry; Col. C. L. Best,
S. Army, retired, and First Lieutenant
F. W. Roe, Third infantry, aide-de
camp to Brigadier General Brooke, are
registered at department- headquarters.
Capt .John 11. Hurst. Twelfth infantry,
after a visit with friends in the Twin
Cities, departed last evening for his sta
tion—Fort Bennett, Dak.
ST. PAUL. REAIi ESTATE.
Twenty-four deeds were left to be registered
yesterday, with a total consideration of
8*15,600, as follows:
J F Eisenmeuger to O Okeson.lt 20,b1k
2, Eisennienger's add SI ,OOO
A Knnuft to W Jones, It 6, blk 10, Ter
ry's add 1,350
C li Newton to W Newton, part of It 0,
blk 30, Suburban Hills -.2,400
(' (' Brown to W M Freziyulnv, It 13,
blk 2, Ilovt'srear Hall & Brown's .... 800
C X Milder "to 6 Carlson. It 22, blk 19.
Maekubiu & Marshall's 3,400
F X Meacham to J P Dyrant, It 11, blk
9, Terry's add 1.500
C M Wilkinson to 0 A Ritau. Its 3 and
4, blk 83, St. Anthony Park 1,200
C W Youngman to TBox.lts 31 and 32,
blk 9. Palisade ' 850
J E Williams to P T Jackson, part of
Its 16 and 17,Mackubin & Marshall's.3.ooo
S C Arbuckle to W H Arbuckle. part of
% of It 1, Bidwcll's 1,500
A l.indig to A Gundlach. part of blks 1
and 2, Front Street Second add 3,000
L 11 Haas to C II Hubbard. It 23, blk 5,
Eastville Heights 750
C II Hubbard to J Fairchild. It 23, blk
5, Eastville Heights 500
J H Woltertrtorff to E E Merrill. It 14.
blk 11, Mackubin & Marshall's add... 3,500
11 D Patterson to J 15 Patterson, part of
blk 102, Ranney's subd of L Dayton's
S B Webber to D Ramalev, It 14, blk 9.
Smith's subd, Stinson's div 1,200
R F Marvin to (i E Kingslev, Its 17, 18
and 10, blk 6, North Heights COO
L C Anderson to G E La Belle, It 5, blk
2, Fuller's add 1,525
G C Campbell to F Knault, It 4, blk 4,
Lockwood's add 575
JABWeideto E Masrnuson, It 9, blk
14, Arlington Hills.. T 750
A Gundlach to A Lindig, part of blks
1 and 2. Front Street Second add 3.000
Three unpublished 9.000
Total, 2 1 pieces (45,600
The following permits to build were issued
William H Grant, alterations to dwell
ing. Pleasant ay, near Third 81,500
Klcinsehinidt & Agnew. 2-story frame
dwelling. Lee ay, near Warsaw 4,000
D D Harrington, 1%-story frame dwell
ing, Marion, near Charles 1,000
Mathcw Tojerl veneer frame dwelling,
Thomas, near Kent 500
Charles J Johnson and Ole Evanson, 2
storv frame store and dwelling. Rice,
near Milford .5,000
Arthur G Rice, 1%-story frame barn,
Grand ay, near Lawton 1,000
Hugh Breunan, 1-story frame kitchen,
Edmund, near Maekubiu 500
J C Covey, 1%-story frame dwelling,
Fourth, near Maple 1.500
11. L. Smith, 2-story frame double dwell
ing, Isabel, near Clinton ay 0,000
St Paul Roller ill Co, brick ana terra
- cotta boiler house, Third, near St *
P Michels, 1-story frame addition,
Thomas, near Virginia ay 500
E B Linden, 2-story frame dwelling,
Laurel ay. near St Albans 5.000
Six minor permits 800
Total, 18 permits $28,300
[tec ad. of Real Estate Title Ins. Co.]
The Vestibule Trains.
The Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis &
Omaha railway was the first to put on
vestibule trains between the Twin
Cities and Chicago. This fact is well
known, but it is repeated here because
of a statement which got into the Globr
last Wednesday, by an oversight, that
to another road belonged this honor. Of
course, a competitor followed the good
example set it as soon as it could; but
this does not detract from the credit
that belongs to the enterprising road
which led in giving the Northwest this
Inver Grove Park.
Homes built on monthly payments.
See Bushnell. & Bushnell, 305 Robert
street, corner Fifth, or Inver Grove
Park. JV :^
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THE.. -SAINT ] PAUL DAILY <££££ SATURDAY iicm^G, HAT r *SdT 1838.— TWELVE FA(5fiS. -
THE COMMERCIAL RECORD.
Wheat was Bobbing Up and Down again
Yesterday, Closing Firm and
Corn was Weak, Oats Strong and Pro
visions Qutet and Feature
Transactions in the Financial Circles
of Wall Street— General
Special to the Globe.
Chicago, 111., May 25.— The grain markets
were inclined to quietness this morning.
Wheat opened a shade lower, and scalpers
displayed a preference for the short side of
the deal. The tone became firmer, however,
and within half an hour prices were back to
yesterday's closing range, viz: 87%@87%C
for July, 87r>4c for August, and 87"Ac for
December, the last named month being the
least active and the least boyant. Operations
were not on a large scale, and were without
especial significance. At 87V2C Hutchinson
tested the strength of the market by rather
free offerings,and retired not entirely satisfied
with the result of his experience, though
values drooped later. The market
seemed to be getting away from the in
fluence of the big room traders. They can, of
course, make fluctuations, but they experience
difficulty in controlling or directing the i
course of the market. Receipts of cars ag
gregated 790 cars. Frost, Strong & Co.
ottered some corn in the pit, but found buy
ers coy. The market acted weak. The im
mense receipts are testftig the nerve 01 the
bulls. The stuff keeps coming. .It was ex
pected, but the appearance of actual corn is
more formidable than anticipations of re
ceipts. It is here, with a pressing demand to
he taken care of. Oats were strong around
the opening. Provisions were quiet and fea
tureless. July pork opened at $14.45, July
laid at $8.65 and July ribs at 86.77%. The
sensational feature of the day was the
circulation of a report that the McCor
mick Harvester company had published j
an estimate placing the probable yield of ]
Western wheat at 40 percent of a crop. This j
was sufficiently startling to be scattered
broadcast, and in twenty or thirty minutes to !
advance the market l*[email protected]»l%c, July jumping j
from 86*8*10 to BS-*fec, and December to 9L»c.
Then the accuracy of the report was denied,
and the market eased off %c. To arrive at j
the truth, the United Press man called on !
Mr. Butler, manager of the Harvester com- I
pany. That gentleman stated explicitly that 1
the company had issued no crop reports or
estimates. His private views as to the crop I
prospect he did not care to give for publica- j
tion, for the reason that they might be mis- |
leading. The information collected
by the company's agents was for the j
benefit of the company, and was not for the
board of trade or the public. Asked if he
hud expressed in private conversation an
opinion that there would not be more than 40
per cent of a winter wheat crop, Mr. Butler,
smiling, declined to make a reply. Sim- ;
mered down and traced to its source, the re
port was found to arise from a statement of
opinion made by Mr. Butler to Decker
Brown, a piovision broker. So far as the
value of it goes, it may therefore be said to j
have practically the force of an official re- J
port from the Harvester Co., as it represents,
or is believed to represent, the views
of its manager. It it does not, the
United Press is open for a correction.
This, at least was the construction placed
upon it by the crowd, for the market held
steadily and strongly the improvement es
tablished, and closing quotations were near
the top. The Wood harvester concerns
agents' reports of the situation in the leading
winter wheat states are corroborative of the
most radical statements yet made. From the
southwest reports are multiplying of threat
ened ravages from insects. Cables are
stronger and a substantial advance in Cali
fornia wheat is reported. Hutchinson kept
pounding the market from time to time with
out producing the slightest effect. The corn
market ruled dead, weak and lower. Esti
mated receipts for to-morrow are 710 cars.
The market does not stand up under the
load remarkably well, and acts soft. No new
fertures developed in provisions. May oats
advanced 2 cents.. At the afternoon session
there was activity in wheat, corn and oats
with provisions dull and practically un
changed. Wheat declined *igc, corn [email protected]%c
and oat's a trifle, from 1 o'clock p. m. prices.
the routine report.
Chicago, May 25. The morning trading on
'change was active in grains and very dull in
provisions. Wheat took the lead in interest
and in strength. The opening prices were
slightly below last night, and, after just a
shade "advance, prices went off quite sharply
for a half hour on realizing by many on yes"
terday's purchases. The decline amounted
to %c in June, ".ic in July, and lc in Decem
ber. The moment the liberal offerings were
over, prices rebounded %®,"*ic. At this op
portune time, the rumor that a harvesting
machine company had reliable advices that
the winter wheat yield in several leading
suites will not be over 40 to 50 per cent of a
crop, was started, and used freely in the pit.
This and other creations caused another 1/2©
3/ic advance, and July sold V-.C over the lowest
point of the morning, while December went
to 90c. The reaction which followed when
the rumor was chased down, was just about
equal to the advance caused by the state
ments. July wheat opened at 87%c,advanced
to S7*j'-C, sold down to 86<tec, up to 88% c,
back to 87-Uc, up to BS*4c, and closed at
87% c. December closed at 89*,4 c. In corn
the local receipts were so large as to over
shadow everything cisc, and caused a lower
range of prices. The receipts to-day were
790 cars, and the estimated for Saturday
was 710 cars. Over 65 per cent of the re
ceipts this morning was graded No. 2: May
sold at 56% cto open and 56% cto close.
July ranged at 56*4 c up to 56% c, down to
55<fec, up to 5Gc, and closed at 55% c. Trad
ing was only moderately active. In oats the
near futures were quite active, while
the most deferred options were rather quiet.
Trading in May was especially active under
a good demand from shorts, and there was
an advance of lc over yesterday's outside
figure. May opened at 36*!4c. and closed at
38S'«. Provisions were weaker, and prices
declined slightly. The weakness in corn
had a depressing feeling among holders of
cured hog products, and although trading
was small, and offerings not excessive, the
marked closed easy at the inside figures
July pork sold [email protected],. r »0, and closed
at $14.45. July lard was purchased moder
ated* by the English party, and sales ranged
at |[email protected]!, and closed at $8.62*6.
July short ribs sold at §7.72%(§;7.77%, and
closed at $7.72%.
Wheat, No. 2— June opened at S6'.ic. clos
ing at BG%c: July, **>7%c, closing at S7*»fec;
August, 87% c, closing at 87")bc ; December,
89% c, closing at 89«ic Corn, "So. 2— May
opened at 58Sfec, closing .at 56Vje; June,
56V»e, closing at 55-Hsc; July, 56lic. closing
atds%c; August, 56tic closing at 55% c.
Oats, No. 2— May opened at 36*ifeC. closing at
38c; June. 34»gc, closing at 34% c; July.
33*-% C closing at 33?ic; August, 2*J*4c, clos
ing at 29% c. Mess Pork, per bbl— June
opened at ? 1-1. 32%, closing at 814.35 : July,
$14.45, closing at $14.45; August,
$14.52*6. closing at $14.55. Lard, per j
100 lbs— June opened at $8.60. closing
at J*-.. ->7>*>: July, $8.65, closing at $8.62%;
August, $8.67*6, closing at 88.65; Oocober,
SS.7O, closing at $8.67*6. Short Ribs, per
100 lbs— June opened at $7.65, closing* at
$7.65; July. $7.77%, closing at $7.7*2%;
August. $7.82%, closing at $7.80;
September, $7.90, • closing at 87.00.
Cadi quotations were as follows: Flour.
—Dull and unchanged. Wheat — No. 2
spring, 80 -ACT* No. 2 red. 90% c.
Corn— No 2, 56% c. Oats— No. 2.3714*7/ 37 i 2 c.
Rye— No. 2, 67% c. Barley— 2, 70(5 73e.
Flax Seed— 1, $1.37. Prime Timothy
Seed— [email protected] Mess Pork— Per bbl",
$14.35-514.37%. Lard— Per 100 lbs, $8.60.
Short Ribs— (loose), $7.65; dry
salted shoulders (boxed), [email protected]; short
clear sidis (boxed), SS.IS-&8.20. Whisky
—Distillers' finished Roods, per gal, $1.19.
Sugars— Cut loaf, 7%@B***bc* granulated,
7c; standard "A," 6%c. Receipts— Flour,
19.000 bbls; wheat. 20.000 bu; corn.
357.000 bu: oats, 213,000 bu: rye, 7.000
bu; barley, 11,000 bu. Shipments— Flour,
29.000 bbls; wheat, 18,000 bu; corn,
161,000 bu; oats, 21,000 bu; rye, 3,000
bu; barley, 4,000 bu. On the produce ex
change to-day the butter market was
easy; creamery, 17®21c; dairy, 15©19 c.
Eggs firm and in good dema nd at 13%(&14c
R. M.NEWPORT & SON,
152, 153, 154 Drake Block. .Loan Money
on Improved Real Estate Security,
At 6,' 6^» ■?» "?% a*"-*** l 8 per cent.
..On Shortest Notice for any amount _
EJ| Duluth Wheat.
Special to the Globe.
Duluth, Minn., May 25.— The market
opened weak on the morning board. July
was %c below yesterday's close, at 87** c;
August, 87% c; June. 86?4c. The market
touched bottom at 10:33, when July sold at
i 87c, reacted and closed with July at 8814 c;
Jane, 87*^c; August, 88t4c. The afternoon
board opened dull, and July closed at 87% c.
THE DULUTH UNION NATIONAL BANK,
U. S. Government Depository.
L. Mendenhall. Pres. H. A. Wars. Cashier.
New York Produce.
New York, May 25.— Flour receipts. 28.
--981* packages; exports, 6,400 bbls; '11,000
sacks; steady; sales, 20,000 bbls; steady;
common to good extra and Western and state,
[email protected] ; good to choice do,s3 60*25.25 ; com
mon to choice white wheat, Western extra,
[email protected]; fancy do, [email protected] ; patent
Minnesota extra, good to prime, $4.60®4.85;
choice to fancy do. $4.95®5.40. Wheat-
Receipts, 166,000 bu; exports. 31,000 bu;
sales, 7.360,000 bu futures; 90,000 bu spot;
cash grains more active mainly on trade ac
count; shippers holding off; prices Vi(7/%c
lower; options ruled veryy irregular, opening
a shade better, subsequently broke [email protected]%c
on free selling, closing heavy at [email protected]*s4c
under the best : speculation moderately
active ; No. 1 hard, 90%e delivered ; No. 2
spring nominal: ungraded red, 93*54®
1»7%e; No. 2 red. 95iA(5.i'5°*4C store and ele
vator. [email protected]%c delivered, 96c f. o. b. ; No.
2 red. "May. 94*54®96%c. closing at 95**8 c;
June 94*UKa95%c. closing at 05Vic; July,
94*&@96*&C, closing at ' 94? tec; August,
[email protected]%C, closing at 95Vic; Septem
ber. 947*5(7> 06i*. closing at 9578 C;
December, 97g®9S 15-160, closing at
9S%c: May. (1889). $1.01*54®
$1.03V4c, closing at 102',4c Corn
—Receipts, "*43,000 bu*. exports. 30.000
bu; sales, 92,000 bu futures, 82,000 bu
spot: spot a shade lower and only moder
ately active; options declined %©*!4c early,
ruled heavy throughout the day, closing
steady with some reaction : ungraded mixed.
64%@65* > 4c; No. 3, 04(?164V4c; steamer,
[email protected]%c, 65% c delivered; No. 2, 65% c
elevator. 66-54 C delivered ; No. 2 May, 65®
65-54 C, closing at 65% c; June, 63V4©63%c,
closing at 63% c; July. 63%@64%0, closing
at 63tfec; August, 63V4<a03'**8C, closing at .
63-5-sc: September, 63V4®63%c, closing at
63*5bc; October, [email protected]%C, closing at 63% c.
Oats— Receipts. 66,600 bu; exports, 250 bu;
sales. 215,000 bu futures, 109,000 bu soot:
a trifle higher and moderately active; mixed
Western. [email protected] ; white Western, 42® 47c
Hay steady and unchanged. Hops in light
demand. Coffee— fair Rio firmatloV4c;
options opened stronger, closing heavy and
lower; sales. 96.250 bags; May, 14" 99c;
June. [email protected]: July, [email protected];
August, [email protected]; September, 11.80^
12.20 c: October, 11.45®11.55c: November,
11.50®11.75c; December. 11.40®1 1.80c;
January, 11.55®11.70c; February, [email protected]
11.70 c; March, 11.50 c; April, [email protected]
Sugar firm; fair refining quoted at 434 c: re
fined firm. Molasses quiet and firm; 50-test,
20c Rice steady. Petroleum firm; United
closed strong atSOtfec. Cotton teed oil quiet
and steady. Tallow steady at 3 15-1 [email protected]
Rosin steady at £1.2 ©1.25. Turpentine
dvii at 36% C. Eggs firm and in fair request;
receipts, 2,245 packages; Western. lsV4®l6c
Wool dull: domestic fleece, [email protected]; nulled,
16®3Sc; Texas. i;@l9c Pork steady and
in fair demand; mess quoted at $14©*14.50
old. and [email protected] new. Cut meats firm
and quiet. Lard opened a shade lower, later
reacted 3©5 points, closing firm; Western
steam spot quoted at $8.87%; May, $8.87®
8.90; June. $8.82<g18.83; July, [email protected];
August $8,840 8.87; September, $B.SS© v **.9l*;
October, 5*8.5!»(7;5.90; city steam, $8.35.
Butter dull aud rather easier; Western, 17®
23% c Cheese in fair demand. Copper dull;
lake. $16.60. Lead firm ; domestic, $4. Tin
dull: straits, $20.50. Other articles un
MICHAEL DORANA CO.,
COMMISSION MERCHANTS, ST.
Grata nr.d provisions bought and sold for
cash or future delivery. Commission one
eighth. Orders for the purchase and sale of
stocks on any stock exchange in the country
promptly executed. We have the only direct
private wire from St Paul to Chicago and
St. Louis Produce.
St. Louis, May 25.— Flour very strong and
active. Wheat opened weak, and Vie lower
ami declined %c, fluctuating within a short
time, when it became steady and gaining
strength, advanced about I*4 c, closing *54c
above yesterday's close. No. 2 red, cash, 90c;
June closed 9'J-sfec: July. 87'&©SS%c.c, clos
ing at BS%c: August. 87'[email protected]%c, closing
at 8814 c: Decembei. 91%@92%c closing at
92*5 jc Corn weak and -54c lower. Maysoc;
June closed at 52'ftc; July [email protected]%c, clos
ing at 53c ; August closed "at 52-feC; year 40V4
@40*!4c, closing at 40V4C, Oats higher
cash, 36%®37V'8C: May, 33-Uc; Ji»ie. 34*,i,c;
July, 3u%c; August, 28c Rye nothing doing.
Barley nominal. Bran. 77c Afternoon Board
Wheat lower: June, 90 VI C bid: July. 88c
bid; August 87!Is©88c. Corn dead and dull;
June, 52% c bid; July, 52% c nominal; Au
gust. 52% C bid. Oats quiet; June, 3*l -ftc;
July, 3014 C bid; August, 27% c asked.
WALKER & CO.,
Members New York Stock Exchange and Chi
• - • cago Board of Trade.
Offices: New York, 44 Broadway; St. Paul,
1 Gilfillan Block; Chicago, 6 Pacific Ay.
STOCK, GRAIN. PROVISION, COTTON AND
Direct wires from our office In St. Paul, No. :
1 Gilfillan Block, to New York Stock Ex
change and Chicago Board of Trade.
Milwaukee, May Flour steady. Wheat
strong; cash, 83% c; July, 84 % c: August,
85*>'ec. Com steady; No. 3. 56% C. Oats
higher; No. 2 white. 39c Rye weak; No. 1
65% c Barley firmer; No. 2,65% c Provisions
easier. Pork— May. $14.35®i4.40. Lard-
May and June, $7.60 Butter weak; dairy,
[email protected] Eggs quiet; fresh. 12% c Cheesa
steady; Cheddars, 2 c. Receipts— Flour,
4,000 bbls: wheat. 24,000 bu; barley, 5,000
bu. Shipments— Flour, 22,000 bbls; wheat,
E. R. BARDEN,
Wheat, Corn, Oats. Bailey, Baled Hay,
14 Chamber of Commerce, St. Paul.
Toledo, May 25.— Wheat active and
higher; casn, 94"54 c; June, !.3"-fcc; July,94V4c;
August. 92 % c; December, !>s%c Corn dull
and easier; cash, May, sSi^c. Oats dull;
cash. May. 35% C. Clover seed dull; cash,
$4.42%; October, $4.70. Receipts—
2.000 bu; corn. 12,000 bu:oats, 2,000 bu.
Shipments— Wheat, 27,000 bu ; corn, 1,000
BANK OF MINNESOTA,
Paid Up Capital 1600,000;
Surplus 1 100,000.
Wm. Dawson, Pres. Eobt. A. Smith, V.
Pies. Wm. L>awson. Jr.. Cashier.
Kansas City Grain.
Kansas City. May 25. Wheat stronger ; No.
2 soft. So*s4c asked . Corn weaker ; No. 2, cash,
49c bid. 50c asked: June, 49c bid, 50% C
asked; July, 50c bid, 51c asked; No. 2 white,
cash, 52% c asked.
J. J. WATSON, BRO. & HYNDMAN,
96 East Fourth Street,
REAL ESTATE AND MORTGAGE INVEST
FIRE INSURANCE AGENCY.
"""New York. May 25.— Clearings, $84,310,
--344: balances, $4,750,449. Money on call
easy at ® 2 per cent; last loan, 1%; closed
at *1%@2. Prime mercantile paper, 4%
®6%; sterling exchange active and steady at
54.56-54 for 60-day bills and $4-88% for"de
mand. The stock market was more active
to-day than on any day for a long time and
showed more decided strength, the result of
the days' trading being a material advance
throughout the entire list. It was rumored
early this morning that the Reading loan
had been finally placed and coupled with
free buying for London account, which was
a comparative novelty, the opening was
made at advances extending to % per cent in
the general list, while Reading was ex
ceptional with a gain of % per cent.
Further small gains were recorded in the
first few minutes, but the traders and bears
soon made up their minds that the reported
placing of the loan was a hoax and they be
gan to hammer the market again in "their
old style. The pressure was specially severe
against Missouri Pacific, and it declined I*4
followed by New .England and St. Paul 1%.
and Jersey Central with 1 per cent, the rest
of the list losing fractional amounts. The
official announcement of the final negoti
ations with the syndicate, however, again
turned the current upward, and before noon
material advances had been made on the
.whole list, Reading at top figure, showing a
gaiuof2-s'B per cent over. its last night's
price. The market had been up to that time
very active, but dullness then succeeded and
some reaction took place, which, however, in
but few cases exceeded fractional amounts.
The decline was checked before delivery
hour and prices again advanced, St. Paul
and Reading being specially active and
strong. The interest in the - deal
ings centered almost entirely in these two
stocks, and, though New England and Union
Pacific were active, their movements were in
unison with the general list, and attracted no
special attention. The weakest spot in the
list was again Fort Worth & Denver, which
dropped two points on a very light business.
There was no further feature to the trading,
however, and in the last half hour the mar
ket became quiet' once more, but ciosed firm
at about the top figures. Northwestern was
subjected to a sharp attack in the early morn
ing, which had for its object the breaking of
the price of the stock, but it was a complete
failure, and later in the day it became dull.
Outside of Fort Worth & Denver, which
1 shows a decline of 1% per cent, everything
on. the active list is materially higher
his evening', * and Reading Is tip 2%:
Canada Southern 1%, New England, St. Paul
preferred and Michigan Central I*3" each,
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy and St. Paul
common each 1%, Lane Shore and Union
Pacific each 1 per cent The railroad bond
market did not respond . to the increased
animation in the share" list, but was dull and
quite irregular, with some fluctuations. The
sales amounted to $084, C00. E«st Tennes
see firsts rose 2 per cent to 122, and Wabash
first certificates 2 to 93. Government
bonds were quiet and steady. State bonds
were entirely neglected. The total sales
of stocks to-day were 339,239 shares, includ
Del., Lack & W. 10.100 Ore. Trans 6,500
Erie 3,150 Reading 129,420
Lake Shore... 9,900 Rich. &W. P.. 2,025
Louis. & Nash. 7,305 St. Paul 72,705
Missouri Pac. 5,635 Union Pacific. .16,519
Northwestern.. Western Union 4,650
Nor. Pac. Dfd.. 5,315
R. M. NEWPORT & SON,
Investment Bankers, ,
152/153 and 154 Drake Block, St. Paul,
" :,;-, Minn.
Buy end Sell Stocks Bonds and RealEstatt
Quotations of Stocks and Bonds.
j New York, May 25.— Stocks and bonds
closed at the following prices bid:
U. S. 4sreg 127% Hocking Valley.. 19
. do 4s coup Houston & Tex.. 13
do 4%5reg....107 Illinois Central. ll9
do 4% coup. .lOSV's 1nd.,8. & W 11
Pacific 6s of '95.121 Kansas & Texas. 13*4
La. stamped 45.. -90% Lake Erie & W.. 14%
Missouri 65... 102 do pfd 43%
Ten.new set 65.. 104% Lake Shore 91%
do do 5s 90 Louisville & N. . 55%
do do 3s 71% Louis. <& N. A... 35
Canada So. 2ds. 92% Mem. & Chas.... 53
Cen. Pacific 15t5.115% Michigan Cen .. 79
Den. &R.G.lsts.ll9 MIL, L,. S. & *W.. 50
do do 4s 78 dopfd 86
D. & R.G.W. lets 71% Mpls. & St. L.... 5%
Erie 2ds 97% dopfd 72
M. K. &T.G. 6s. 64 Missouri Pacific. 76
do do 65.... 56 Mobile* Ohio.. 8
Mutual Union 6s 93% Nash. AChatt.. 75*4
N. J.C. Int. cert. lo4% N. ,T. Central.... 83*4
N.Pacific 15t5.. .118-* N. & W. pfd 47
do do 2ds„ ..10614 North'u Pacific. 22%
N. W. c0n5015.. .141 [ dopfd 50%
do deb. — 109 North western... 108%
Or. & Trans. 6s. 99 do pfd. „ 143
St.L.& I. M.G. 6s 82 X. Y. Ceiitral. ...105"*4
5t.L.&5.F.G.M. 116*54 N.Y..C. &St.L.. 14%
St. Paul consols. 127 do pfd 65
St.P. C. &P.lstsl2o Ohio & Miss .... 2014
T. P. L. G. T. R.. 40V4 dopfd 80
T. P. R. G. T. R. 70% Ontario & W.... 10V4
Union Pac ists.ll4 j Oregon Imp 53
WestShoie 103% Oregon Nay 9414
Adams Express.l3B Oregon Transc'l 23*54
Alton &T. 11.... 37 Pacific Mail 33
do dopfd.... 72 Peoria, D. & E... 18%
Amer. Express. .lo9 Pittsburg ... . 158
8., C. R. & N. .. . 50 Pullman P. Car.. 147 14
Canada Pacific 58 (Reading 62%
Can. Southern.. 49% Rock Island 107%
Central Pacific. 30% St Louis <& S. F.. 283,4
Che*. &0hi0.... 2 I d0pfd....*..... 66-54
do lstspfd... 3*4 1 do lsis ...112
do 2ds pfd... 2% St. Paul 67%
Chicago (fc'Alton 135 i do pfd 109%
Chicago. B. & 0,113*6 St P., M. & M...100%
C, St. L. &P.... 11 St. P. & Omaha.. 37
do pfd 31 aopfd 109
Civ., Sun. &C. 56% Term. C. & 1.... 26V4
Cleveland it Col 47 Texas Pacific... 20
Del. it Hudson. .lo9% T. & O. C. nfd... 40
Del. Lack. A W..129% Union Pacific... M%
Den. AR. G.... 17 U. S. Express... 71
East Term 9% W.. St. L. & P... 137*
do Ist pfd.... 60 dopfd 24%
do 2d pfd.... 22% Wells Fargo Ex.135
Erie 24?,4 Western Union. 75%
do pfd 55% Am. Cotton Oil.. 31
Fort Wayne 154 (Colorado C0a1... 34%
Fort Worth <fc D. 30% 1
Railway and Mining Shares.
Amador $1 75 Mexican $4 75
Bodie 240 Navajo 185
CaJ* B. II 200 Plymouth .... 9 62%
Cala.it Va... .11 (0 Proustite 110
Dead w00d.... 160 Savage... ... 400
Eureka 900 Sierra Nev.... 410
Gould & cur.. 410 Standard 200
Hale ANorc.. 7 62% Sutro Tunnel. **" 12
Iron Silver... 3 75
Alia Si 15 Navajo. $2 00
Bulwer 70 Onhir 775
Best A 8e1.... 425 Potosi 370
Bodie C0n.... 245 Savage 450
Chollar 395 Sierra Nev. ... 425
Con Pacific. .lo 87% Union C0n.... 3 55
Crown Point.. 575 Utah... 150
Eureka Con.. 9 62% V Jacket 5 37%
Could ACurry. 410 Commonw'th. 440
Hale A Nor... 9 62% Nevada Q. ... 3 80
Mexican 425 Belle Isle 55
Mono 150 IN. Belle Isle. 330
SEVEN CORNERS BANK
,*<•< Paid Up Capital, $100,000.
K. M. Newport, President.
W. B. Evan3, Caablor
"Michael DcCcl, Vice President.
j. ;*'-''- CL A. Hawks. Asst. Cashier
— - — — — — •
Chicago, May 25.— usual light Friday
business was transacted at the banks. The
clearings were $9,605,000.
TAN HOVEN & CO.,
Lite Stock Commission Merchants, Room 3,
Exchange Bldg., SIOUX CITY, lowa. Refer
ence — Ed. Haakmson, Sec.Union Stock Yards
Co.; A. S. Garretson, Cashier Sioux "National
Bank; F. T. Evans, D. T. Hedges, Sioux City:
Albert Scheffer, Pres. Commercial National
Bank. St Paul, Minn.
Wheat was in very moderate request at the
decline yesterday, with buyers determined in
holding off for still lower "fignres. Corn was
firm on an advance of 2c. Oats were
stronger and higher. Barley steady. Rye
lower. Mill stuff quiet Hay steady at quo
tations. Eggs firmer. The call:
Wheat— 1 hard. 86c bid : No. 1 north
ern, 85c bid*. No. 2 Northern. 83c bid.
Corn— No. 2, 56c bid; 56%ct0 arrive.asked.
Oats— No. 2 mixed. 36c bid, 36 Vac asked ;
May. 35% c bid. 36% C asked; June, 34c bid;
No. 1 white, 37c bid ; No. 2, 30'/2C bid. 37c
asked: No. 3, 35c bid, 35c to arrive asked.
Barley— No. 2. 60c bid; No. 3, 55c bid.
Rye— No. 2. 59c bid.
Ground Feed— No. 1, $21 bid, $21.50
Corn Unbolted. $21.50 asked.
Bran— sll.so bid, $12 asked.
Hay— No. $13 bid. $13 asked; No. 1
upland prairie, $14.50 bid, $15 asked; tim
othy, $16.50 bid.
Flax Seed— bid.
Potatoes— 6sc bid.
Eggs— l2c bid.
CLARK Se *ME3TZ f
(Successors to S. F. Clark.)
104 East Fifth Street, St. Paul.
Wholesale Butter and Eggs, and Shippers of
Fruits and Vegetables.
Butter is coming in mo;e freely and quo
tations arc rather weak, with prospects of a
decline soon. Apples are unchanged. Ber
ries are more abundant, especially Illinois
stock. Cheese quiet. Cucumbers, spinach
and asparagus are lower. Eggs are a little
higher. Poultry quiet.
NATIONAL INVESTMENT COMPANY
MONEY TO LOAN,
On improved real estate at lowest current
rates. No delays.
Ecom 23, German-American Bank.
Peter Berket. President
C.G. Jobneon. General Manager.
Chamber of Commerce.
Exports from the seaboard footed ud about
36.000 bu of wheat, but local receipts were
142* cars, with 71 shipped out. Buyers were
not in the least active, and sellers found it
very difficult to advance local quotations.
Sales were made at %@%C above the prices
of the day before, but considerable grain was
carried away at the close of the session oh
sold. Following are the closing quotations:
No. 1 hard, in store, cash, 55"54 c; June, 86e;
July, 87c ; on track, 87c ; No. 1 northern, in
store, cash, 84-Vic; June, Ssc; July, 86c; on
track, 85% c; No. 2 northern, in store, cash,
S2%c: June, 82c: July, S4c; on track, 83c
Sales included 10.000 bu No. 1 hard. June,
atßs',fec: car lots by samples— 3 cars No. 1
hard. at 86**fec : 38 cars No. 1 hard, o. t. ; at
87c; 10 cars No. 1 hard, delivered, at 87c;
Lear No. 1 hard, delivered, at 86V2C; 3 cars
No. -1 hard, delivered, 86-54 c; 9 cars No. 1
northern, delivered, at 85c; 4 cars No. 1
northern, delivered,at 85*4 c; 8 cars No. 1
northern, at 85 % c: 3 cars No. 1 northern, at
Ssc; 3 cars No. 2 northern, delivered, at
83% c; 1 car No. 2 northern, o. w. b., deliv
ered, 8 cc; 4 cars No. 2 northern, 82% c; 3
cars No. 2 northern, with transit, 83% c; 2
cars No. 2 northern, 83% c; 1 car rejected, o.
w. b., 65c; 3 cars rejected, 77c; 1 car re
jected, delivered, 80c; 2 cars rejected, 63c;
1 car hay at $14; 1 cars oats, 37c; 1 car oats,
Flour— The market was in rather better
shape, as the late break in wheat had been
checked and buyers bid more freely. There
is some confidence in wheat at present
values, and flour is as low as wheat. Stocks
do not appear to be burdensome anywhere.
Winter flours are reported held with more
confidence, although they are said to be mov
ing slowly, as the limits of millers are above
the views of most buyers. There are some
sales reported of the middle and lower grades
reported here to go abroad. Patents are go
ing fairly to points west of the Atlantic states.
Patents, "sacks to local dealers. $4.70 ; pat
ents to ship, sacks, car lots. $4.30*5,4.50; in
barrels, [email protected]; delivered at New En
gland points, [email protected]; New York points,
$5.25(a.*j.50: delivered at Philadelphia and
Baltimore, [email protected]; bakers', here, $3.75
(3,3.90; superfine, [email protected]; red dog, sack, $1.50
©1.60; red dog, barrels, $1,[email protected]; rye
I flour, pure, do*?, barrels, [email protected]; rye
flour, pure, cwt., 31.70^ ■'■
Bran and Shorts----Are offered freely and
wove pretty well at [email protected] for bran and
Corn— market appeared to be fairly
. stocked and ungraded went slowly at 53®
54c o. t.
Flax— Sales at $1.32. Chicago $1.37.
Barley— Nominal at [email protected]
Feed— "Mixed feed selling slowly at $22©
Hay— The small receipts caused by late
heavy rains made the demand for good wild
more active and holders figured for $14 ©15
with buyers rather cautious and disposed to
buy sparingly, expecting larger receipts
with clear weather and a consequent drop in
prices. Poor damaged hay was slow to
TIECEIPTS AND SHIPMENTS.
Receipts— Wheat, 80.370 bu; corn, GOO
bu; oats. 9,000 bu; flour, 250 bbls; hay, 100
tons; fruit, 46,000 lbs; merchandise, 1,023,
--985 lbs; lumber, 10 cars; posts and piling,
3 cars; barrel stock, 8 cars; machinery. 50,
--000 lbs; coal, 338 tons; wood, 116 cords;
brick, 40,000; lime, 3 cars ; cement, 200 bbls;
ties, 21 cars; stone, 4 cars; live stock, 2 cars;
dried meats, 140,000 lbs; hides. 24.000 lbs;
railroad material, 3 cars; sundries, 13 cars.
Total, 380 cars.
Shipments— Wheat, 40.470 bu; barley,
1,200 bu; flour, 20,767 bbls; millstuff, 928
tons; hay, 15 tons; merchandise, 1,108,000
lbs; lumber, 51 cars; machinery, 129,000 lbs;
coal, 43 tons; brick, 16.000; lime, 1 car;
ties, 7 cars; stone, 4 cars; live stock, 3 cars;
hides, 6,800 lbs; railroad material, 28 cars;
sundries, 10 cars. Total. 516 ears.
MINNEAPOLIS STATE GRAIN INSPECTION.
The following table shows the state inspect
tion of wheat at Minneapolis for the past
•*•*; North' fe! te V,
p o .re o
Railroads. . ■-■ y *•-*; " M « q
Ho o «-* **
• • ra p
so M - : & c.
2 • • • . <=
£2. .... -
M. & Jl.Breck. div. 32 14 4~ ~
M. &M.P. F. div. 19 7
C. M. & St. P 1 5 10 .... "2 "i
Minneapolis* St.L 2
Minneapolis & P.. 2 .... '"."' .'.'""
Northern Pacific.. 21 2 . ••••••••
C, St. P., M. & 0 9 4 '.'.'.' '..'.'. ....
Total grades.. 75 37 20 ... 2 2
Total cars, 156.
Other Grains— No gade corn. 1 car; No. 2
oats, 4 cars; No. 3 oats, 3 cars.
Inspected Out— Wheat— No. 1 hard. 49
cars: No. 1 northern. 22 cars; No. 2 north
ern, 18 cars; rejected, 2 cars.
The following are the receipts and ship
ments of wheat to-day:
Points. Rec*ts. Bhip*ta
Minneapolis 80,370 70,470
Duluth 4,719 271,144
Chicago 20,159 17,800
Milwaukee 21.313 5.775
New York 166.050 31.946
Philadelphia 403 6,364
Toledo 1.9-1-* 27 342
Detroit 6,345 17,957
St. Louis 17,000 3.000
Total . : 32 1,400 421,798
PAID UP CAPITAL, * - $400,000.
Surplus and undivided profits, $55,000.
Alex. Ramsey, "William Bickel,
The market at Minnesota Transfer yester
day was quiet. The arrivals consisted "of two
cars of cattle and two ears of" hogs. The
demand for cattle was light, very few buy
ers being present. Some good native sheep
and lambs went off quickly, for which there
is a continued demand. " Hogs were quiet.
No- Ay. Wt. Price
2 cattle 1.300 $3 75
3 cattle 1,033 360
3cattle .916 3 23
3 cattle 816 3 23
cattle 855 3 15
4 cattle 900 325
1 cattle 1,200 345
2 cows 1,487 350
Scows 1,135 345
2 cows...* 1.375 3 50
2 cows 950 . .100
3 calves 133 50
1 hull 1,825 200
No* Ay. Wt. Price
121 native shorn sheep. 1 ....... 90 ***5 05
96 native shorn sheep 93 505
44 native shorn sheep 94 05
20 native sheep 110 550
13 lambs 44 00
0 lambs 45 700
"**■<>. Ay. Wt Price
27.'.'.'. V...V.V.'.V.'.*V.V.*".'.'';.'.'.'."231 "5 35
-7 231 5 35
ST. PAUL UNION STOCKYARDS CO.,
SOUTH ST. FA-XTlj.
The Yards and Packing Houses Open for
Ready Cask **Uar"ket fur Hogs.
St. Paul Union Stock Yards.
Receipts. 24 cars h0g5— 1,554; 1 car cattle
—37: 15 sheep. Sales:
No. Ay. Wt. Price No. Ay. Wt. Price
58 ....240 $5 50 71 241 $5 45
50 253 540 59 274 540
65 252 570 63 265 545
46 226 540 67 223 540
60 230 540 63 240 545
50 248 550 50 228 5 30
75 220 540 85 208 540
83 217 5 371/2 64 236 5 40
03 226 5 37% 70 242 5 47%
54 208 530 60 212 547
59 261 550 63 252 540
76 213 545 64 250 545
No. Ay. Wt. Price No. Ay. Wt. Price
1 900 $2 50 7 cattle.l,o32 $2 72
2 1,265 2 00 1 920 2 55
1 860 3 85 1 1.170 2 75
2 1.085 2 60 6 I,3**<o 3 HO
4 calves 137 3 05 10 1,094 3 25
Sheep — Ay. Wt. Price
15 78 So 20
Kansas City, May 24.— Cattle— Beceipts,
1,692; shipments, 387; strong and active;
good fat 10c higher; good to choice corn
fed, [email protected]; common to medium, $3.25
©4.10; stockers, $2r&2.90; feeding steers,
5303.60; cows, $2©3.50. Hogs— Receipts,
8,819; shipments, 3,503; good to choice
steady at [email protected] 60: common to medium a
shade weak at [email protected]; skips and pigs,
$2.50©4.80. Sheep— Receipts, 274; steady;
good to choice clipped, $4.50*ji5; common
to medium, $2.5 C©4.25.
Chicago, May 25.— Cattle— Receipts.8,000;
shipments, 3,503; market steady; fancy,
$5.25 ; steers, [email protected];; stockers and feed,
ers, $2.90©4.15; cows, bulls and mixed.
[email protected]; Texas 5teer5.52. 75*34. 25. Hogs
—Receipts, 20,000; shipments, 4.500; mar
ket strong early, closing weak; mixed,
§5.44(5.5.70; heavy, 55.55ffi5.90; light,
$5.40©5.65; skips, $4©5.t.'5. Sheep—Re
ceipts, 6,000; shipments. 2,000! market
steady; natives. $3.75©5.25: Western, $4©
5; Texans, $1.75©4.30; lambs, 50c to $3
Oil City, Pa.. May 25.— National Transit
Certificates opened at 86***8 c; highest, 87c;
lowest. 85'.:*c: closed, 87c; sales, 642,000
bbls: clearances, 2,648,000 bbls; charters,
23,968 bbls; shipments, 71,644 bbls; runs,
50,051 bbls. 0-.-i. ...
Pittsburg, Pa., May Cs.— Petroleum active
and irregular; "National Transit Certificates
opened atßo%c; closed at ;highest, 87c;
lowest, 85 Vic. . , _
Bradford, Pa.. May 25.— National Transit
Certificates opened at S6'*Bc: closed at 867sc;
highest. 87c; lowest, 85"Ac; clearances,
Titusville, Pa., May 2s.— National Transit
Certificates opened at 86V2C; highest, 87c;
lowest, Ss%c; closed. 87c.
. Dry Goods.
New York, May 25.— There was a steady
demand in a quiet way, in which colored
cottons participated chiefly and of some
makes large transactions were reported.
Cincinnati. May 2s. Whisky steady: sales
1,142 bbls finished goods on basis $1.13.
Must Understand the Grip.
"Want a situation, do you?"
"Yes," sir, or engineer. Ant particu
"Are you a Mason?"
"Knight of Pythias?"
"O. U. A. M?"
"No, sir; none of 'em." **
"Sorry, then, that I can do nothing
. "Why, blast my eyes, what's that got
to do with the cable car business?"
"Why, we must have some one who
understands the grip."
ST. PM PARK
The present townsite is a fine, dry,
high and level tract of 1.200 acres, lo
cated on the Mississippi river, East from
St. Paul, adjoining the city limits and
on the River Divisions of both the Chi
cago, Milwaukee & St. Paul and •'Bur
lington" Railways. The "Burlington"
. runs hourly motor trains between St.
Paul Union Depot and St. Paul Park;
fare 6c. See time table in daily papers.
SUBURBAN RESIDENCE SECTION.
The most desirable section, a tract
consisting of about 400 acres and located
over half a mile remote from the manu
facturing district, is reserved exclu
sively for the finer class of .suburban
residences, where no residence is al
lowed to be built costing less than -51,200;
in this section there will be completed
in 1888 over 40 residences, costing from
$2,500 to $5,000 each; these lots range in
price from $250 to $400 each on easy
terms, are all K-acre lots, with 80-foot
A cash bonus of §100 for each workman
continuously employed, and land on side
tracks necessary tor factory buildings,
will be donated to reputable manufact- I
urine* concerns to locate at St. Paul Park.
The following are now in operation:
J. L. Spencer & Co., Carriages 200
St. Paul Knitting Works 300
Henry A. Muckle, Sleighs 75
W. R. Church Cart Co., Carts 50
St. Paul Park Silk Co., Silk Goods. . 25
St. Paul Park Broom Co., Brooms. . 50
Globe Engine and Boiler Works. . . . 25
H. A. Peterson, Agr'l Implements. 25
John Dudley Lumber Co 25
Lots in this section, $200 to "JSOOueach.
Terms $25 cash and $10 per month.
For price list, maps and other infor
mation call on or address
ST. PAUL PARK IMPROVEMENT CO.,
East Fourth Street, St. Paul, Minn.
Branch Office on the grounds opposite depot
in charge of C. A. Parker.
Maiii.ox D. Miller, President.
Fred. S. Bryant, Secretary.
TO BUILDERS I
Office of the Board of Em-cmo-***, }
St. Paul, Minn., May 22, 1888. J
Will be received by the Board of Educa
tion, of the City of St. Paul, until
Saturday, June 2, 1888, at Twelve
For the construction of the new
to be erected on the site of the present
"Longfellow*' building, at Merriam
Park suburb, substantially according
to the plans and specifications govern
ing the erection of the "Albert Scneffer"
building, and as prepared, modified by
and on file with Mr. 11. E. Hand, archi
tect, Drake Block, to whom all bidders
are hereby referred for full and detailed
technical information. Each bidder is
required to state which sum and price
he is willing to allow or pay for the
present Longfellow building, the con
tractor to remove and use the same,
either as a whole or by converting its
component parts into available building
material for the new structure.
Each bid must be accompanied by a
bond on the part of the bidder, with two
(2) good and sufficient sureties in a sum
amounting to at least twenty-live (25)
per centum of the contract price of the
material proposed tube furnished and of
the work proposed to be done in said bid,
and conditioned that in case such bid is
accepted by the Board of Education, the
bidder will enter into a contract with
said Board to furnish all material and
perform all work in accordance with the
requirements of the plans ami specifica- 1
funis, and for the price stated in his said
A check in a like amount, properly
certified and made payable to the Board
of Education of the City of St. Paul,
will be received in lieu of the bon i
above specified, if so preferred by the
The right to reject any or all bids is
reserved by the Board of Education.
Correct form of blanks used for above
required bonds can be seen at the office
of the Corporation Attorney.
All bids must be plainly marked on
exterior of sealed envelope: "Propo
sal for New Longfellow School," in
dorsed with the firm name and address
of the bidder, and addressed, mailed or
handed to the undersigned at his office
in the High School building, where he
will receive them during the usual busi
ness hours until the final hour of the day
above stated for their reception. By di
rection : Otto Deehee, Secretary.
(it- .May 24-20 mc
UjbAJb IN LOO let Fever, "Measles,
Gatherings, Catarrh, Old Age, Etc., Etc., en
tirely relieved by a device which is pos
itively invisible, and which has been recom
mended by every physician who has exam
ined it. It is successful in cases where every
other device or remedy has failed. It may be
worn six months at a time without removal,
causing no pain or inconvenience. For sale
only by the inventor,
11. A. WALKS, - Bridgeport, Conn.
. LllJllilDlt, - D *- Analytical
. JjIiIUIE-11, and Technical Che
mist; Office and Lab. No. 360 Jackson
Street, St. Paul, Minn. Personal atten- !
tion given to all kinds of Assaying, Ana
lyzing and Testing. Chemistry applied
to all arts and manufactures.
NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD ,
The Dining Carbine to Fargo, nelena, Butte
and the Pacific Northwest.
Dining Cars on Pacific St. Paul St. Paul
Express Trains. Daily. Daily.
Portland Express (lim
ited) for Fargo,G rand
Forks, Grafton, Pem
bina, Bismarck, Miles
City, Helena. Butte,
Tacoma, Portland.etc 4:00 p. m. 5:05 p. m.
Passenger Express for
Fergus Fall.-,, Wahpe
ton, Milnor, Fargo
Miles City, Helena,
Butte, Spokane Falls,
etc S:0Op. m. 7:10 a. m.
Dakota Express for
Sauk Center, Morris,
Fargo and intermedi
ate points *S :oo a.m. (J: 37 p.m.
*oB"IMroKTANT- Limited Pacific Coast
Express stops at principal peiuts only. PAS
SENGER EXPRESS makes all stops. DA
KOTA EXPRESS makes all stops. SECOND
CLASS SLEEPERS only on trains leaving
St. Paul at B KM) p. m. daily. *Daily except
Sunday. Through Pullman Sleepers daily
between St. Paul and Grand Forks. Fergus
Falls and Wahpeton. C. E. STONE, City
Ticket Agent. 173 East Third Street, St. Paul":
B. N. AUSTIN, City Ticket Agent, 19 Nicol
let House. Minneapolis.
■ . ■■- =***•
Chicago, St. Paul, to
>^S-|^^^ Minneapolis & Omaha Chicago.
*&&&^£&r' AND ***[email protected]^^AiS^ OMAHA
Chicago & Northwestern, and '
~™ railways. Kansas city.'
„■ k^AVE. •*S fSLSI*"E3-E«.I«8* -X-"Et-A.X3V*SI. ARRIVE
Minntapls. _St I P»*H_._ -Dally. t Ex. Sunday. St. Pa.nl. | ItirlSuWg
t655 AM 7 45AM ..'.....Eau Claire, Merrillan and Green Bay 7 ifIPM Lim nil
•220 PM 300 PMI Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls and Elroy 1 PM *2 80 Pi?
+430 PM 535 PM Eau Claire and Chippewa Fa 115.... 10 25 AM +10 65 AM
f9lO AM 945 AM . New Richmond, Superior and Duluth 605 I'M + 645 PV
• 9 00PM 9 40PM ..New Richmond, Superior and Duluth 655 AM *7 M am*
t9lO AM 945 AM — Ashland, Washburn, Bayfield and Watersmeet_. 605PMt6 45 PM
•900 PM 9 40PM Ashlan& Washburn, Bayfield and EscanabT™ 655AM:i7 35 AM
*220 PM 300 PM [..Chicago, Madison and Janesville— Fast Day Express 160PM*2 30 PM
■*650 PM 730 PM ..Chicago. Janesville and Beloit— Fast Night Express 130AM•8 03 AM
•*6SOPM 730 PMI ....Madison. Waukesha and Milwaukee— Fast Line* .. 730 AM * 8 03a3
■„ jy*yS SET *W"BS*Z*-B"Et3V T"BAIIV8. " AIMHVC
8t * ***-*•- M-'-*-****P--'* ""'r* ■ i *•■*. Sunday. Minne.?'!**. luPml.'
1 1 iS™ 525 AMj....Sioux City, Sioux Falls. Mitchell and Yankton.... 6 30PM F7 03 Phi
!522? M S **°f™ ...-Fast Lin., Sioux City. Omaha and Kansas City,... 855 AM •*■ 930 AM
tlnnPM Ifn pm Mankato LakeCry-siaJ and Elmore 6 80PM f703 pS
• 6 00PM 640 PM! Mankatb. Tracy and Pierre. „ 865 AM* 930 All
m M. Chicago F V I Day E,**"*«*« »"!"» Chicago at 7 next morning. Chicago Put Night Emm Chle*.. ****
9M next morning. Through Sleopex for Milwauke. on fait line irtm. there at 40 next mornlnx* g " c*e ** 0 "•
Sleeping Car« and Dining Can. the flneat in the world, on theae Chicago Trains. >■-•■■■»
o, Jl * h^''." , *i* D . B '"' ' * on *"■•'•-■*-■'■ City Past Line to Council Bluffs, Omaha anil Kansas City Alan T**»ri.»— l
Sleepers on Night Traina between St. Paul and Duluth, Aahlana and Tracy. a*"***** viry. Also Pullcaj,
TICKET > 81. Panl, I 59 But Third Street and Union Depot, foot Rlbler Stre.t,
• « „ 10 n?, F " CM * *«**»»--''»•. «3 J""*"**- H.«. Block «d Cite*. Deo,-, Brld^nir..
I.W.TKASDALK, C. U. rrrsi'll, ■ , "- *w n W*l******T***»
6«l •*««.»» A*3nw CM, Ticket A.,** BI.PM*, m^tlmmnSLT.mmls^mM
Sumptuous Repasts, Luxuriously Ap*
pointed Sleeping Apartments, Beau
tiful Scenery and Courteous
Attendants, Ensure Pleas
Fourteen-hour trains, equipped with Peer
less Dining Cars, Pullman Rolling Palaces,
leave Minneapolis daily at 0:10 p. m.; St.
Paul, 7:30 p. m. Arrive Chicago, 9:30 a. M.i
at. Louis, 5:20 p. m.
Returning, leave Chicago daily, 4:50 p. m.;
St. Louis, 8:30 a. m. Arrive St. Paul, 6:50
a. m. ; Minneapolis, 7:25 a. m.
Loral from Lacrosse, Winona and Rivet
joints 5J ail ***> Sunday excepted, arrives St.
raoj 1:00 p. m. ; Minneapolis, 1:40 p. m.
■Jepiirtiug, leaves Minneapolis, 4:15 p. m.;
St. Paul, 5 :00 p. m.
n?nff C rF*i*'i 0n PW O^ St. Paul, for Dayton's
p., i b oa , la nd ' Highwood, Newport and St.
"S-nii 2 a , 1 +0:30, »7:55 and *10:30 a. m.;
li^2 I$ : . l i )and f*-*** 4o P* •*»• Returning,
*!■ Yon +7 , :4 °' 5:35 «*- m*: *12:50, *4:3i3!
.do and t7:50 p. m. «Dalfy. tKxcept Sun
rides, Si 50° I le 10C: 10 ride! *' 80<5; **
A, C^ , I *" ccllons are made in Union Dcnots:
At Chicago, corner Canal and Adams streets.
fct, Paul, foot Sibley street; M.uneapolis.
Ticket Offices: Chicago, corner Clark and
Adams streets; St. Paul, comer Third and
nobert streets; Minneapolis, corner Nicollctt
avenue and Third street south.
CHARL.ES THOMPSON", St. Paul.
J. C. HOWARD, Minneapolis.
W. J. c. KKNYOX, General Pas
engcr Agent. St. Paul. Minn.
S B ST: PAUL m
&&3 MINNEAPOLIS M
M MINNEAPOLIS A
8 V m rai lway. firn*
Through Trains to PrlneipalPoint***
in Central and Northern Minne
sota, Dakota, Montana, Manitoba
and Grltisli Columbia.
St. Paul. St Paul.
Morris and Wahneton a 8:10 am aG:ssnm
Aberdeen and Ellen- l ~*
c.. da , 1 .? Express -, 8:10 am 6:55 p m
St, Cloud, I*argo and y
Grand Forks a 8:20 a m af! :45 p m
Osseo and St. Cloud . a 2:30 p m all am
Excelsior and Hutch
. inson . ......... a 4:45 m :47 a m
Anoka, St. Cloud and
Willmar... ... a 3:45 m all :10am
Princeton and Milaca a 3:45 p m all :10 a m
Watertown, Wahpe- v ■.-*...*.« v m
ton,Cassel ton, Hope
andLarimore b7:3opm c 7:25 am,
Through Express.. 8:30 pm 0:55 am
Fergus Falls, Fargo, "-"*""■
Grand Forks, Neche 8:30 pm 6:55 am
Minot, Buford, Great
Falls and Helena. . dS:3O p m e6 :55 a m
All trains daily except as follows: aex
Sundays: b Saturdays as far as Wahpetoa
only; c Mondays from Wahpeton only; d ex
cept Saturdays except Monday
. Through sleepers to Great 'Falls, Mont*
md points west of Grand Forks Monday aud
1 hursdavs only.
TICKET OFFICES— St. Paul-Corner Third
nul Jackson ; Union depot.
Chicago, St. Paul & Kansas City
(Minnesota & Northwestern,)
t Leave j Leave Arrive Arrive
j Mp'lis. St. Paul St Paul Mp'lis.
mil •. P- M * P. M * V. -* * P. M.
Chicago Mail 2:10 2:50. 3:30 4:05
Chicago Ex- 7:00 7:35 a.m. a. m.
St. Louis &] A * M .\- -*••*• 7:45 8:20
Kansas City I - ' ' M 8:10 10:10 10:45
ExDress *•*■ -*■• r * "■'• -?• -**!• P. M.
pre " S ***J 0:O0 0:4 q. A 10-.15
Lyle, Austin. Did Center, Chatfield,
Plninview, Rochester, Peoria, Indianapolis-
Columbus, and all points East. South, and
Dining cars, Mann Boudoir cars and Com
pany's Sleepers on Chicago night trains.
Through Sleepers on Dcs Moines night
City ticket offices 193 East Third street and
Union depot, foot of Sibley street, St Paul.
City ticket office. No. 3 Nicollet House
Union Depot .Bridge square, Minneapolis.
MINNEAPOLIS & ST. LOUIS RAILWAY
ALBERT LEA ROUTE.
~~~~~~~ L v.St. Paul ArSt.Paq'
Chi. & Dcs Moines Ex. *3 :45 am *7:25 nm
bt.Loins & Kan City Ex *8 :45 am »7:2sr>rri
Watertown * Pac. Div. p
a £*• ••-,••••; *'■• *8:00 a m -*o:sopra
Albert Lea Accom .... *3 : IS p m *10 :50 a m
Excelsior & Winthrop «3:lspm *10 :50 am
St. Louis Through' Ex +0:25 pm -19:00 am
Dcs Moines a Kansas
CityExi.res^ d6:25p m d!):0Oam
Chicago ''Fast" Ex . . . do:2sp in d:» -.00 am
d, Daily. ** «-*"*•: Sundays. +. ex. Saturday."
ex Monday. *?, Sunday only.
Ticket office, St. Paul, corner Third and
pinley streets, aud depot, Broadway, foot of
162 East Third street,
Union Depot St Paul.
A means Daily. B except
Sunday. C except Monday.
D except Saturday.
•Through Trains. L. St. Paul. Ar. St. Paul"
Mil.*, Chic. & Local. 7 :30 a. m.|ll:2»p. m B
LaCros„Dub.& La 7 *30 a. m. 1 11:20 p. m. B
Aberdeen <*>: Fargo B 7 :30 a. M.i 0:50 p. m. B
Pra.duC..M.<SiC.Ex 0:40 a. m. 5:55 p.m. B
Maimer & Day.Ex. 9:40 a. m. 8:25a.m.C
Mil .Chi.<S* All. Ex. A3:oop. m. 1:50 p.m. A
llwatonua & Way. A4:lop. m. 10:25 a.m. A
.V'aba sha & Way . . B 4:30 p. m. 9 :50 a. m
Fast Mail A 0:40 p. m. 3:lr»p.m.A
A.berd'n &Mit Ex. A 6:15 d. m. 8:40 a. m. A
Mil.,&Ohi.FastLi. A 7:30 p.m.] 7:30 a.m. A
*kUs.,Dub.»tChiEx;D 7:40 p. m. | 8:25 a. m.
BSCONSINI W I jUJ W ?|ir9
JENTRAL J I & Ell fif ii
_^y_ CtH lmm
MINNEAPOLIS. | leave. | \i:iiive.'
Chicago, Milwaukee, j
Chippewa Falls,Eau fal :15 pm a 7:50 a*c
Claire, Neenah, Osh- I j
kosh, Fond dv Lac 1
and Waukesha I [a7 :50pm n4:lop-*
ST. PAUL. [ I.KAVK. j AItHIVE.
Chicago, Milwaukee, *
Chippewa Falls. Eau] a2:ooi-M; a 7:15 A*4
Claire. Neenah, 0-h-| I
kosh, Fond dv Lac j
and Waukesha I Laß:3opM ! a 3:40 rv
i Daily. * "~ *•
Pullman Palace; Sleeping Cars and the Cen
tral's famous Dining Cars attached to all
St. Paul— East Third street; a S.
Robb, City Ticket Agent
Fl'nion Depot— & Knebel, Agents.
Minneapolis— l 9 Nicollet House Block;
.H. Anson, Northwestern Passenger Agent
Union Depot— H. .Martin, Agent .-.
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