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Blown Up by a Spanish
Torpedo in San- s
TRIED TO FORCE A PASSAGE
'Spaniards Allowed Tier to. Cross First
Defense Line Number of Victims Not
Reported Fleet Renewed Bowbard
. ment of Forts and Squadron.
Cape Haytien, Hayti; June 6. The
American fleet, according to' advices re
ceived by cable from Santiago deCuba,
the cable being tinder Spanish control,
opened fire again at 8 o'clock this
morning on the fortifications and war
ships. The cannonade was well sustained
until 4 A, M. , . . ,
One of the American auxiliary
cruisers (well armed) attempted to
foroe the passage into the harbor. The
Spanish allowed the cruiser to cross
the first line of torpedoes, but befpre
iehe arrived at the second line, they
discharged a torpedo, which broke a
great hole in her side and caused her
to sink almost instantly, bow first.
One officer, one engineer and six sail'
ors were made prisoners by the Span'
ADMIRAL SAMPSON'S FLAGSHIP, THE NEW YORK.
10:20 A. M. A dispatch from San
tiago says that the vessel sunk is un
derstood tobo the Merrimac. Only
the extremities of her funnel and two.
masts are seen above water. -
The News From Port an Frlnce.
Port au Prince, Hayti, June 6.
This morning at 8 o'clock, the Ameri
can squadron began the bombardment
of the fortifications of Santiago de Cuba,
aim a lively cannonading ensued .for
two hours, which silenced the Spanish
An American vessel, the Merrimac,
described in the cable from Santiago as
an auxiliary cruiser, made a dash to
force the entrance, succeeded in passing
the first line of defenses, but was tor
pedoed about GOO feet up the channel.
She went down "perpendicularly."
An officer, an engineer and six seamen
were taken prisoners. The number of
victims is unknown.
Only the funnel and mastheads of
the sunken vessel can be seen.
There is great excitement in the oity.
A part of the population assisted in
the fighting on the heights. Every
body is astounded at the audacity of
the American vessel.
The American squadron was cruising
all the while in the offing.
(It will be noted that there is an im
portant discrepancy as to the time at
which the bombardment is said to have
begun this morning between the dis
patches from Cape Haytien and Port
au Prince, the former saying 3 o'clock
and the latter 8 o'clock. It is possible
that this arises from a oonfusion be
tween the figures S and 8. The San
tiago advices in reference to the sunken
vessel as an auxiliary cruiser is prob
ably a mistake. The Merrimao is a
collier, and has always been a collier.)
Navy Department's Advices.
Washington, June 6. Notwitstand
ing the rather positive statement com
ing from Jamaica to the effect that the
second Spanish fleet from Cadis has
crossed the Atlantic and is about to
join Cervera at Santiago, the officers of
the navy department refuse to be
frightened at what they declare to be a
bugaboo. It appears that the basis of
their confidence is a telegraphio report
of as late date as yesterday, declaring
that the Cadiz fleet is still at Cadiz.
Moreover, they know that there are not
as many as 16 ships in that fleet.
London, June 6. According to a
dispatch from Madrid, El Heraldo,
with regard to the situation at Santia
go de Cuba, says:
"It is. one more disenchantment
which proves that there is no remedy
for Spain's misfortunes. Cervera'i
squadron at Santiago is of little advan
tage, either to itself or to what it rep
resents. It can neither hinder the
Yankees' expedition, nor strengthen
the defense of Havana. Spain was
never before led through each a itrf.it
road of perdition "
a great. Fleet.
Sampson and Licliley Have Joined Tbelr
OirSantiago de Cuba, via Kingston,
Jamaica, June. 6. Rear-Admiral
Sampson, with the cruiser New York,
his flagship, accompanied j by the battle-ship
Oregon, cruiser Mayflower arid
the torpedo-boat Porter, joined Com
modore Sohley's squadron off Santiago
Wednesday mornipg, and their com
bined commands have the"Spanish'fleet
securely locked in the harbor. ;
Admiral Sampson left the heavy
monitors and light gunboats off Car
denas Monday morning, all danger : of
the appearance of the Spaniards from
the eastward having been removed
with the deflnited information tnat
Schley had hun'ed them to their hoh?s,
and under oommand of Commodore
Watson;the monitors and gunboata
returned to reinforce the blockade on
the north coast of Cuba.
Admiral Sampson did not assume
command of the amalgamated squad
rons on his arrival. Each squadron
retains its separate entirety, and Com
modore Schley has his single-starred
pennant on the Brooklyn.
The American fleet off Santiago now
numbers 12 fighting ships, two colliers
and a cable-cutting 6hip. Neither the
Solace, the hospital ship, nor the Red
Cross ship State of Texas, which the
dispatoh boat Dauntless passed on her
way here, has yet put in an appear
ance. The fishtino shins nrn th Nbw
1 York, Brooklyn, Iowa, Oregon, Massa
chusetts, Texas, New Orleans, Marble
head, Dolplun, Mayflower and Vixen,
and the torpedo-boat Porter. There is
every indication that active operations
will begin at once.
The cable which binds Cuba to Ma
drid and the outside world was cut to
day. . Pending the exeoutjon of Admiral
Sampson's plan of Campaign, our ships
form a cordon about the entrance of
Santiago harbor to prevent the possi
ble egress of the Spaniards.
- Communication has; also been had
with the shore. The .:mountains and
hills Which surround Santiago are in
full possession '6f the' Cuban insur
The; reconnolssance made by our
ships,, prinoipallly the smaller yachts
and. torpedo-boats, which are able to
creep olose inshore at night, has pretty
definitely determined the location and
character of the defenses of the harbor.
Several new batteries have been thrown
up on the high ground on each side ol
the entrance, and it is evident the
Spaniards are prepared to make a
NOT A SPANISH VICTORY.
Collier May Have Been Sent In to Block
ade the Channel.
.Washington. June 6. The Post
says: There ty absolutely no doubt in
the minds of the naval officials in
Washington that the sending of the
collier into the harbor wasaprear.
ranged move on the part of Admiral
Sampson. The use of a collier, the un
usual hour of the morning, the neces
sity of blockading the channel so as to
relieve some of the ships of the squad
ron from remaining stationed off San
tiago, the importance of discovering
whether the mines were effective all
these make it certain that the Merri
mao was deliberately sent to her de
struction. It was not a Spanish victory
it was a cleverly a'rranged scheme on
the part of the American Admiral,
and it was successful.
The eight men in a Spanish prison
are the real heroes of the war. If the
Merrimao went in under her own crew,
it is interesting to know that her com
plement of officers consisted of Com
mander J. M. Miller; Lieutenant W.
W. Gilmer, executive officer; Ensigns
J. R. Y. Blakely and J. M. Luby, and
First Engineer R. K. Crank. Miller
is from Missouri, Gilmer from Vir
ginia, Blakely from Pennsylvania, and
Luby and Crank from Texas.
It is expected that reports will be re
ceived . today from Admiral Satnpeon
which will give details of the Merri
mao's destruction, and the names of
the eight men who have been cap
tured. John D. Smith Indicted.
. Port Townsend, June 8. The
steamer Farallon, which arrived here
tonight, from Alaska, brings news that
in addition to the indictment of eight
customs officers, the grand jury at
Sitka has brought in two true bills
against John U. Smith, ex-United
States commissioner at Skagway, on
charges of extortion and accepting
bribes. Smith has been arrested.
THE FIRST BLOW
Detailed Account of the
AMERICAN SHIPS UNINJURED
Dynamite Cruiser Vesuvius 'Will Coun
termine the Harbor and Then Cer
vera Will Be Forcod to Fight at
Once Spanish Forts Crippled. 1
Port Antonio, Jamaica, June 4. For
an hour Tuesday afternoon, the Massa
chusetts, Iowa, New Orleans and
Vixen, of Commodore Schley's squad
ron, exchanged shots' with the Spanish
fleet, under Admiral Cervera, and with
the land battories guarding the harbor
of Santiago de Cuba, behind which the
fleet is hiding. The engagement is the
first which has occurred between the
two naval forces, and was but a pre
lude to serious work in the latter part
of the week.
No attempt was made by the Ameri
cans to bring off a general engagement,
it being Schley's desire to locate the
batteries on the hills above the har
bor, and to determine i the position of
the Spanish fleet.
Shortly before 1 o'clock, Commodore
Schley left the Brooklyn lor the Massa
chusetts, on board of whioh battle-ship
he remained during the night. At 2
o'clock the signal to form column was
posted on the flagship, and the New
Orleans, Iowa and Vixen fell in fn the
The Massachusetts steamed slowly
until about five miles west of the har
bor entrance, when she turned, in to
ward the shore, and when about 5,000
yards off she turned east again and
bore down on the harbor, the New Or
leans being close up and the Iowa half
a mile behind.
When she had passed the harbor en
trance by 600 yards, a great cloud of
white and yellow smoke burst from the
two 13-inch guns in her after turret,
and two shells rose over the hull, one
of them striking the Spanish flagship
Cristobal Colon, as she lay at anchor,
and the other falling close alongside.
The two guns on the forward turret
were then fired, and their shells ex
ploded, throwing great gey9ers of spray
close to the Colon.
All the shore batteries took up the
challenge and began a rapid fire on the
Massachusetts, but she was soon be
yond their range, and the batteries
turned their guns on the New Orleans.
This cruiser had been bid to pay at
tention to the batteries, and to draw
their fire as much as possible, and she
obeyed instructions to the letter. Her
fiist shot located a large battery on the
hill above Morro. It flew straight into
the fort and seemed to have caused
much damage, as a great cloud of dust
and debris rose when the shell burst.
Two E'jre shots sent part of the walls
oJ Morro flying into the air, and then
tne New Orleans confined herself to
the batteries, her fire being rapid and
extremely accurate. Every shot she
fired made trouble for Spain.
The Iowa, like the Massachusetts,
devoted her attention to the ships in
the harbor. Their 13-inch shellstaado
the water fly about that part of the
harbor in which , the Cristobal Colon
lay. The latter, however, was not
seriously damaged, and kept up her
fire until long after the American ships
steamed out of range.
The ironclads bore down on the har
bor once more. The flagship kept on
until less than 4,000 yards from shore,
and then her shells again began to
heave up the water of Santiago harbor.
This time, the shore batteries were
better served, and the Spanish replied
to the warships' fire in energetic fash
ion. But nearly all of the shots ot the
batteries fell short.
- Then came the New Orleans once
more, her long black guns doing fearful
woikand turning up the ground all
around the batteries in the most savage
The Spaniards dropped shells close
to the Iowa as she came by the second
time, sending a stream of shells into
the harbor as she did so.
The Spanish warships, with the ex
ception of the Cristobal Colon, were
behind the hills, and could not see the
enemy, who threw shells around them
with such rapidity that they knew he
was somewhere on the other side of the
hill, and then hopefully raised the
muzzles of their guns and banged away.
The result was what might have been
expected. The fire tore the bosom of
the Caribbean sea, but it harmed noth
After the Massachusetts passed the
point where she could fire into the har
bor with advantage, she returned to
the open sea, the other vessels follow
ing her. Then he fight was over, as
far as the Americans were concerned.
It is likely that the early part of
next week will see more serious work.
The dynamite cruiser Vesuvius is
coming down, and an attempt will be
made by her to explode the triple row
of mines extending across the harbor's
mouth. With these out of the way,
Commodore Schley will sail into the
harbor for a death grapple with the
fleet and batteries.
New York, June 4. A dispatch
from Washington to the Evening
World says: It was determined today
to place 75,000 troops at Chickamauga,
which is to be made a permanent camp.
Tli is will be the largest camp in the
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troops mustered in under the second
call will be sent there for equipment,
Oiganization and drill
STOP HALF WAY.
Volunteers of Second Manila Expedition
May Defend Hawaii.
San Francisco, June 4. The report
from Washington that the annexation
of Hawaii, is about to be consummated
is given- credence by the officers; at
Camp Merritt and they are already fig
nring on an order to 'send troops to' the
island to look after United . States in
terests, and some of the volunteers who
fear they will not be sent to the Phil
ippines are counting on being oidered
to Hawaii as a place of second choice.
General Merritt is arranging the de
tails of the second . expedition to .the
Philippines, but has not yet made pub
lic the assignments of troops for the
expedition and he will not make the
order publio until the date of the sail
ing of the fleet has been determined.
It js stated in some quarters that the
expedition cannot possibly sail for two
weeks yet, and it is even Bemi-offlcia'ly
stated that the vessels will not be ready
for 10 days yet. Just who ia causing
the delay is a mystery. The owners of
the vessels say that they have not re
ceived any hurry-up orders from Wash
ington and that they can perform their
share of the contract at short notice, as
soon as definite orders are reoeived.
Transports for the Army of Invasion.
Washington, June 4. Assistant
Secretary Meiklejohn.of the war depart
ment, today secured additional trans
ports for approximately 6,000 men for
the Cuban army of invasion. This
swells the total number of available
veesels to over 30, with a carrying ca
pacity of nearly 80,000 men. The ships
secured today will be sent to Florida
ports, chiefly Tampa, as fast as prac
ticable and prepared for service.
The procuring of these additional
ehips at this time ie taken as an indi
cation of the promptness with which
the war department proposes to take
the offensive in operations against the
Spanish in the West Indies,
Oregon Joined the Fleet.
Key West, June 4. The battle-ship
Oregon joined the fleet this morning,
finishing the most remarkable long
distance cruise in the history .of mod
ern ironclads. Her reception by the
fleet was worth her achievement. Ihe
dispatch-boats lying outside the squad
ron raised their flags as the Oregon
bore down between them, white her
officers and men waved their hands and
caps. The big fighter slowed down to
a majestio paw and then the noise be
gan. Rank upon rank of white-clad
sailors broke into yells which came
over half a mile against the wind and
the crew of the Oregon sent them back
with interest. Then the ships, each
white with men, renewed the greeting,
and each vessel of the fleet joined in
again as the Oregon came between the
flagship and the Indiana," the former's
band playing "The Washington Post
March." Then an exchange of visits
began, and the officers and men of the
Oregon were heartily complimented
and welcomed by all.
BEHRINQ SEA CONTROVERSY.
Will Be Settled by the Termination oi
i l'elaglo Sealing.
Washington, June 4. The Canadian
negotiations recently concluded here
led to the signing of a protocol which
formally agreed to the exact subject
to bo submitted to an international
committee. While the protocol makes
no preliminary agreement on the sev
eral questions, yet it is the general un
derstanding among , officials that the
Behring sea question will be adjusted
and finally settled by the complete
termination of pelagic sealing. While
no agreement toward giving up pelaglo
sealing was reached iuring the meet
ing, the discussion was along the lines
indicating that the commission, with
out difficulty and with due regard for
the interests of both governments,
could put an end to tho Behring sea
controversy by agreeing to a complete
suspension of pelagic sealing.
Spaniards Realize Their Blunder. '
New York, June 4. A dispatch to
the World from San Domingo says:
The American floet attempting to force
the Spanish squadron which has taken
refuge in Santiago de Cuba, to engage
in battle on Tuesday, bombarded Forts
Morro, Socapa and Punta Gorda, dis
charging 70 shots. The Spanish did
not dare to place themselves in a posi
tion to return the fire of the American
fleet. Only the cruiser Colon dis
charged a few useless shots. The Span
ish feeling at Santiago now is that Ad
miral Cervera's fleet is in a trap.
Private news from Porto Rico shows
that 43 persons were injured during
the bombardment of San Juan. The
land batteries suffered heavy damage.
Americans and Cubans here resident
have transmitted by mail a pre-an-nounced
signed petition to Piesident
McKinley, expressing the urgent neces
sity of retaining Consul Grimpkeat his
French Ammunition for Spain,
London, June 4. A letter received
here from Paris says considerable
quantities of large and small ammuni
tion are traversing the Pyrenees from
Franco into Spain, and that there is no
attempt to stop the traffic.
Norfolk, Va., June 4. The United
States ship Menlo left the navy-yard
for Key West with 3,500 tons of am
munition. A large number of 18-inch
shells are in the consignment.
Lake Tng Sunk.
Dnluth, Minn., June 4. The tug
Record, one of the Inman fleet, and
one of the stanchest on the lakes, was
run down and sunk in the ship canal
just befoie midnight. Three of the
tug's crew went down with their boat.
They were: Captain John Bricklet,
Elmer Cook, George Riggs, engineer.
In tropical regions when the moon is
at its full, objects are distinctly visible
several miles away, 'By starlight only,
print can be read with' ease.
Schooner Jane V Gray
Goes Down With 34
V ' Passengers.; !v;, :
NINETY MILES OFF FLATTERY
Sprung a Leak at Night and Sank
Almost Immediately Twenty-Seven
Survivors The Ill-Fated Craft Was
Bound for Kotzebue.
Seattle. Wash., June 8. The schoon
er Jane Gray, which sailed from Seat
tle for Kotzebue sound on May 19, with
61 people on board, foundered Sunday,
May 22, about ,90 miles .west of Cape
Flattery at 3 o'clock in the morning,
while lying to in a moderate gale nnder
foresails. Ten minutes after the alarm
was given she lay at the bottom of the
ocean, with 34 of her passengers. The
remaining 27 succeeded in embarking
in a launch, and reached this oity this
afternoon. Those lost are:
Signor Gaia, Italy; Signor Bresseta,
Italy; Jack Lindsay, Everett; W. H.
Gleason, Seattle; W. A. Johnson, Seat
tle; V. J. Smith, Seattle; C. G. Smith,
Seattle; P. C. Little, Seattle; S. W.
Young, Seattle; W. D. Millan, Seattle;
Horace Palmer, Lebanon, O.; F. G.
SaulBberry, Minnesota; A. B. Dunlap,
Dwight, 111.; B. D. Ranney, Mexico;
B. E. Snipes, jr., Seattle; J. M. Staut
man, Weetfleld, N. J.; E. M. Taylor,
California; F. a Taylor, California;
B. S. Spencer, California; W. P. Doxey,
Edward F. Ritter, F. W. Ginther, B.
S. Frost, W. F. Levering, William
Otter, O, F. McKelvey, M. C Brown,
C. C. Akins, N. Hedlund, Charles Wil
liams; V. C. Gambel, wife and child,
missionary on St. Lawrence island, in
Behring sea; one other.
Nearly all of the Jane Gray's pas
sengers were prospeotors.
It is possible that there may be four
or five survivors whose names cannot
Captain Crockett gave the following
account of the wieck:
"We were lying to under our fore
sail. A moderate gale was blowing,
and the sea was running high; I had
gone to bed, and was asleep when tho
watohraan wakened me with flie an
nouncement that something' was wrong.
I arose at onoe, and found ' the vessel
leakiug. A hurried investigation
showed that she would soon'sirik, and
I at once notified the passengers of the
situation. Most of them were asleep
underneath the deci. A scene of con
fusion then took place, and it ia impos
. sibleto give any detailed aocount of
the events that followed. The dark
ness added to the confusion. The Jane
Gray carried two lifeboats and two
launches. I at onoe ordered the boats
lowered. The first lifeboat was
swamped. The launch Kenhoma, be
longing to the Ingraham party, was
successfully lowered. At this time the
Jawe Gray was almort under water.
"A heavy sea struck her, throwing
her on her beam. There was no time
to launch other boats. The water waB
over her hatches, and every one below
was certainly drowned. Those on deck
hurriedly got in the launch. A saok of
prunes and one of turnips were hastily
taken from the ship's stores, and this
was the only food we had till we reached
Vancouver island. As the launch drift
ed away from the almost submerged
schooner we saw eight or ten men stand
ing on the lee rail clinging to the
rigging. Soon they disappeared from
sight. Two of them, Job Johnson and
C. J. Reilly, kept afloat by clinging to
bundles of boat lumber. Two hou's
after they were picked up by our
launch, making 27 in all we had on
board. It is barely possible that there
will be four other survivors.
"Just before the Jane Gray disap
peared under the waves we thought we
saw the second launch that was on
board with four forms near It. They
were so indistinct that we were not
sure. They seemed to be getting into
the launch. We saw nothing of them
when daylight came.
"We improvised a sail and paddles,
and after drifting 80 hours in the
launch, finally landed inside of Rugged
point, Kyuquot sound, on Vancouver
island, 80 miles from the scene of the
wreck. A fire was built on the beaoh,
and we made a meal on roasted mus
sels. We had no food since the night
before the disaster, excepting the sack
of prunes and turnips that we threw
into the launch. We got our drinking
water by spreading out a tarpaulin in
driving rain. An Indian who chanced
to come along informed us that the
village of Kyuquot was but six miles
sway. We went there, and found the
sealing sohooner Favorite becalmed,
and arrangements were made to carry
our party to Victoria. We reaohed
there this morning, in time to catoh
the steamer for Seattla"
The Jane Gray was a schooner of 107
tons. She was built in Bath, Me., in
1887. She was owned and operated by
MoDougall & Southwick, of this city.
Outside of the miners' outfits, she car
ried no cargo.
General Grant Takes the Oath.
Chickamauga National Park, June
8. General F. D. Grant today took the
oath as a brigadier-general. The oath
was administered by Judge Harris, of
Rome, On., an ex-Confederate, and the
ceremony was witnessed by a large,
crowd. General Grant expressed satis
faction that ho should have tho privi
lege of assuming the obligations of his
offioe from so distinguished a Confeder
ate, and,' when the ceremony was over,
great shout went up.
WEEKLY MARKET LETTER.
Trade Conditions in the Leading- Cities'
of the World.
fRenorted bv nmvninff. Hnnlrlns X- Cn Jnn
Unarrl nf TrnHa RrrL-fifn 711 In Tl.l rh..v,n.
Commerce building, Portland, Oregon.)
The statistical news of wheat for the
past week has been very bearish.
Beerbohm reported the world's ship
ment at 14,000,000 bushels, of which'
North ! America shipped 5,248,000)
busehls. The American supply of vis
ible, wheat increased during the week
1,085,000 bushols, and now totals 23,
587,000 bushels. The Orange Judd
Farmer report for June makes tho win
ter wheat acreage 25,651,000 acres,,
after allowing for 1,000,000 acres aban--doned
in California. The spring wheat
acreage shows a radical increase every
where, the total area reaching 17,868,
000 acers. The month of May was fav
orable for wheat everywhere except ia
California, and the present condition,
of winter wheat is reported at 90.7,
against 87.9 last month and 88.5 last
year. The oondition of spring wheat is
praotlcally perfect, with an .aveage of
99.1, which is the highset figure ever
reported on June 1 by any reliable au
thority. The situation in Oregon and
Washington is enough better than last
year to practically offset the loss in
California. Bearish sentimnet seems
to be gaining both here and abroad.
A private Liverpool cable says: The
trade is bearish and lower prices must
follow. Upward manipulation is out
of the question, with world's ship
ments so large and American prospect
is flattering." Minneapolis reported
no buyers of cash wheat in that mar
ket today. About the only strong fac
tor has been the New York market,
where foreigners are asid to have
bought large quantities for September
and Inter deliveries. That market baa
been well sustained, and the foreign
support thus given encouraged a belief
that prices may do better here, at least
Vegetables Potatoes Yakimas, lit
12perton; natives, $8i0; Califor
nia potatoes, $1.602 per 100 pounds.
Beets, per sack, $1.25; turnips, f 1.25:
carrots, $1.25; hothouse lettuce, 45c;
Fruits, California lemons, fancy,
3; choice, $22.50; seeding oranges,
$1.501.75; California navels, fancy,
$83.25; choice, $12.503.75; ban
anas, shipping, $3.252.75 per bunch J
strawberries, $1.25 1.50 per crate.
Butter Fancy native creamery,
brick, 18c; ranch, 713o; dairy, 12)
15o; Iowa, fanoy creamery, 18c. '
Cheese Native Washington, 11
12c; Easter cheese, 1212,o.
.Meats Choice dressed beef steers,
prime,' 8c; cows, prime, 77bO; mut
ton, 8o; pork, 7)o;'veal, 8a
x-uuury muKens, live, per pound,.
14c; dressed, 16o; spring chickens,
$2. 60 3. 75.
Fresh Fish Halibut, 84o; steel
heads, 78o; salmon trout, 9lCo;
flounders and sole, 84o; herrng, 4c.
Oysters Olympia oysters, per sack,
$38.25; per gallon, sold, f 1.80.
Wheat $26; feed wheat, $23.
Oats Choioe, per ton, $28.
Corn Whole, $25; cracked, $35;
feed meat, $35.
Barley Rolled or ground, per ton
$26; whole, $25.
Flour Patent, perbbl, $5; straights,1
$4.75; California brands, $5.75; buck
wheat flour, $6.50; graham, per bhl,
$4.25; whole wheat flour, $4.50; rye
Millstuffs Bran, per ton, $17r
shorts, per ton, $18. ,
Feed Chopped feed, $21 22 per
ton; middlings, per ton, $1819; oil
cake meal, per ton, $35.
Hay Puget Sound mixed, $10 13;
ohoioe Eastern Washinton timothy.
Wheat Walla Walla, 75o; Val-.
ley and Bluestem, 78o per bushel.
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iuui uni Kimice. .uu irraiiHra-
$4.00; superfine, $2.25 per barrel.
-uw uuujw wuiib, uc; cnoice
gray, 889o per bushel.
Barley Feed barlev. t22: hrlw
$24 per ton.
Millstuffs Bran, $17 per ton; mid
dlings, $28; shorts, $17. :
uay iimoiny, fuigia; clover, io
11; Oregon wild hay, $9 10 per ton.
Eggs Oregon, 1617o per dozen.
Butter Fancy creamery, 83 & 85c;
fair to good, 35 30c dairy, 25 30o
riflr roll. ' '! b"K'
Cheese Oregon full ''Cffcam, 12o;
Poultry Chickens, mixed,. $8.50 p'
uu&uii, none. t,uu Hurinui!. u.uuni4:
geese, $0.00(3)7.00; ducks, young, $4
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Potatoes Oregon Burbanks, 8045o
per sack; sweets, $1.753 per cental.
Onions Oregon, $3.352.50 per
! Hops 512o per pound for new
crop; 1898 crop, 4 6o.
Wool Valley, 1415o per pound;
Eastern Oregon, 8 12c; mohair,
35c per pound.
Mutton Gross, best sheep, wethers
and ewes, 4c; dressed mutton, 6c;
pring lambs, lOo per lb.
Hogs Gross, choice heavy, $4.25;
light and feeders, $3.004.00; dressed,
$5.506.60 per 100 pounds.
Beef Gross, top steers, $4.00;
cows, $3. 50 8. 60; dressed beef,
67c per pound.
Veal Large, 6c; small, Oo per
Ban Francisco Market.
Wool Southern coast lambs, 7 8c;
Ban Joaquin, 7 8o; Northern, 11 13c
per lb. I
Millstuffs Middlings, $3133;
California bran, $16 16.50 per ton.
Onions New, 4055c per saok.
Butter Fancy creamery, 19o; do
seconds, 18c; fanoy dairy, 17Jc; good
to bhoice, 16 17o per pound.
Potatoes Early Rose, 40 60c