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THE ULTIMATUM PREPARED
Amount Offered for the Island! Will
Probably Be Twenty Millions, Not
More The Cuban Question.
: .Paria, Nov. 23. The Spanish peace
commissioners have been notified that
the United States commissioners will
be ready to treat with them in joint
session tomorrow afternoon, y Unless
the Spaniards have an adequate reason
for further delay the two commissions
will join in the most important meet
fog thus far held. .
The American commissioners, in a
written communication, will declare
that the third article of the protocol re
garding the Philippines is onpahle of
only one fair construotion, that no arbi
tration is needed to elucidate its terms,
and that the United States cannot ad
mit any other power to figure here
purely as a lexicologist. They will
maintain that the two commissions are
charged to determine whether Spain or
the United States shall in the future
own the Philippines. ' '
This will be aocompanied by the
clear declaration that the United
States will possess the Philippines.
Following this declaration, the Amer
ican commissioners will lav before the
Spaniards two alternatives:
First To accept a sum of money from
the Unit'td States and to cede and evaO'
uate the Philippines.
Second To lose the Philippines to
the United States by conquest, with
the possibility of other territorial losses,
or indemnify the United States for the
added expense of conquest.
This communication may not be for
mally designated as an ultimatum, but
it will lack naught ot the conclusive'
iiess indicated by that word. This
will be so plain that the Spanish oom
misaioners will - scarcely, haggle for
money on the first alternative, nor
cherish any doubt of American action
under the second,' should the first be
No one here, except the American
oommissioners, know how much will be
tendered Spain as the cheapest and
. roost humane way of settling the d'ffl
cultv. She is exceedingly anxious to
scape the Philippine debt, and possi
bly the Bum to be offerod may be deter
mined bv an analysis of the debt, which
consists of $40,000,000 in bonds, on
which she realized $36,000,000. Of
the latter amount she is believed
have expended some $10,000,000
$11,000,000 in fighting the United
States and a part in attempting to quell
the Philippine insurgents. A reasons
ble guess nt the sum lor the tender
would be $20,100,000, although it may
fall below that.
The Cuban question may come again
tomorrow. The American commission
had thought the discussion on that
point finished but the Spanish com mis
eioners are reported to have declared
last week that the inortagages imposed
by Spain on the Cohan as well as on
the Philippine revenues must not be
impaired or questioned. This would
compel the American commissioners
soon and probably tomon'ow to de
mand whether Spain means to repudiate
the plain- compact of the protocol to
relinquish sovereignty over and title to
Cuba. - , Vy (, ;
Three weeks ago the Spanish commis
sioners accepted the Cuban article in
the protocol without conditions save
'that its embodiment in the treaty
should depend on art agreement here on
all the articles of the piotocol. Re
cently, however,' Spain's representa
tives have said that the Cuban matter
had only been temporarily passed and
was still in abeyance. '
DOING THEIR BEST.
Spaniards Will Be Out of Cuba by New
Havana, Nov. 22. Captain-General
Blanoo received from Paris today a
cable authorizing him to draw on Paris
lor $2,000,000 gold, to be applied in
the payment of the Spanish troops in
Cuba. This amount is in addition to
the proceeds of the diaft for 425,000
by the Madiid government on London,
which wai sold here last week.
The Spanish authorities are making
strenuous efforts to complete the evacu
ation by the end of the year.
Martinique has been selected as the
place of rendezvous of the Spanish
navy for evacuation purposes. The
Spanish auxiliary oruisers Patriots and
Meteoro, purchased in Get many before
the outbreak of hostilities, are expected
here on December 15, and will convoy
the Spanish boats from Cuban ports to
Martinique, where the Rapidio, Ponce
de Leon and Concha, from Porto Rico,
have already assembled, and from
whiub point all will sail for Spain.
Victim of Elevator Tire.
Toledo, O., Nov. 22. After two
months' of search, and the recovery of
18 dead, the grain handlers at the
Union elevator found the body of an
unknown man today. His apurance
indicated him to be a well-to-do man,
and it is supposed be was visiting the
elevator at the time of the explosion.
Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 22. The
anti-cigarette law passed by the last
Tennessee legislature is declared con
stitutional in an opinion given to the
press today by Judge Caldwell, of the
supreme court of the state. The opin
ion declares that cigarettes are not le
gitimate articles of corumeice, because
tbey are wholly noxious and deleteri
ous to health, and therefore are not
within the provision of the federal con
stitution protecting legitimate commerce.
ANARCHY IN PORTO RICO.
Trade n the
Washington, Nov. 21. The cabinet
session today was devoted to a large
extent to consideration of complaints
that have reached the war department,
alleging that a state of practical an
archy prevails in Porto Rico. These
complaints asserted that the lawless
elements are committing depredations
of the gravest character, and the seri
ousness of the situation is inoreased
by the fact that United States troops
likewise have been guilty of gross mis-
conduot. Secretary Alger has cabled
General Biooke, inquiring as to the
accuracy of the complaints.
The most serious allegations are
against brigands and lawless elements
in the smaller towns aw ay from the
coast. It is said that taking advant
age of the unsettled state of the coun
try, due to the transfer of the govern
ment from Spain to the United States,
bands of men have organized for rob
bery and rapine, burning houses and
plantataions and levying tribute upon
the people wherever possible. In one
case, it is said, they made a raid on , a
small town of about 1,500 inhabitants,
15 miles from the nearest troops, and
burned and destroyed property to a
AN APPEAL FOR HELP.
Foreigners at Hollo Ask
"Washington, Nov. 21. News of a
mixed character came to the navy de
partment today from Admiral Dewey
touching the situation in the Philip
pines. The admiral sent two of his
warships, the Charleston and the Con-
coid, some time ago, to the southward
from Manila to ascertain whether there
was truth in reports that the insurgents
had extended their activities in that
direotion. Today he cabled as fol
"Manila, Nov. 21. Secretary of the
Navy, Washington: Charleston and
Concord.- arrived today from Iloilo.
Glass reports that the entire island of
Panay is in possession of insurgents,
except Iloilo, which is defended by 800
Spanish troops. All foreign citizens
thera beg for American protection.
The island of Neeros has declared in
dependence and desires American pro
Glass is commander of the Charles
ton. So far, nothing has been done by
the administration toward curbing the
insureents in their operations, save
verbal representations from the Ameri
can commanders to Aguinaldo, in
which it has been pointed out to him
that it would be good policy, in view
of the probability of the annexation "-ol
the islands by the United States, to
pursue a course that would not be ob
noxious to the United States. But the
situation Is now realized to be critioal
So far as the Spaniards are oonoerned,
perhaps they can be left to take care oi
themselves, but the foreign residents
at Iloilo are differently regatded.
MORE SHIPS FOR NAVW
Three Sunken Spanish Vessels to Bi
. Baised at Manila.
Washington, Nov. 21. The United
States navy will soon possess more than
a sprinkling of foreign-built warships.
Admiral Dewey has informed the navy
department that he has contracted with
a Hong Kong firm of wreckers to raise,
three of the Spanish war vessels sunk
in the battle of Manila last May day.
The cost of raising the ships and pat
ting them in thoiough repair will be
The vessels to be raised are gunboats
of large type, and, in the opinion ol
Chief Constructor Hichborn, they will
be the very best kind of craft for the
protection of the United States,' inter
ests in the Philippines and along ths
. Caused a Stampede.
Spokane, Wash.,fNov. 21. A Lew
iston epecial to the Spokesman-Review
says: ' '
A great strike of high grade ore is
reported near the Snowshoe pass, on
the Warien trail, 20 miles south of
Florence, Idaho. A big stampede from
Florence is reported.
The Florence correspondent of the
Spokesman-Review leports that the
strike was made between the now fam
ous Buffalo Hump and Thunder moun
tain. The great vein is from 80 to 90 feet
wide, and carries an abundanoe of free
The Salmon river runs through the
claims, and the oountry never has muoh
Tug Pawtiioket Launched.
Vallejo, Cal., Nov. 21. The United
States steel tug Pawtucket was launched
at the Mare island navy yard today,
She was christened by Miss Heather
Baxter, the little daughter of Naval
Constructor W. J. Baxter, in the pfts
ence of thousands of spectators. The
Pawtucket is 102 feet long, is of 225
tons,, and is -expected to develop 450
horsepower. She will make 12 knots
per hour. Her boiler and engines are
almost completed, and the Pawtucket
will be ready for commission by Janu
ary 1. .
Launching of the Wlseonsin.
Cbicaao Nov. 21. The United
States battle-ship Wisconsin will be
launched at San Francisco Saturday,
November 26, and will be christened
by Miss Elizabeth Stephenson, daughter
ot Isaac Stephenson, of Marinette, Y it.
Grailng Sheep on Reservations.
Washington, Nov. 21. The right of
the government to prosecute criminally
persons grazing sheep on all forest res
ervations, except in Oregon and Wash
iniitnn, was sustained in a decision
rendered today by the attorney general.
Secretary Bliss leoently asked as to
whether such prosecutions would lie
under one of the series ot regulation
recently issued for the preservation ol
the forests, and the decision holds that
The Atalanta in the Breakers
at Alsea Bay.
TWENTY-FOUR MEN WERE LOST
Teasel Was Racine Down the Coast In
Thick Weather Heavy Surf Pound-'
lug the Ship to Pieces. :
Yaquina; Or., Nov. 21. The British
shp Atalanta, oarryng a crew of 27 men
and loaded with 8,800 tons of wheat,'
from Tacqraa for ' South Africa, .was
wrecked near Alsea bay yesterday
morning, and so far as known there are
but three survivors. ; ;
The oause of the wreck .of the Ata
lanta and the circumstances attending
it, produce a tale most harrowing. The
mismanagement of the vessel by its
officers is ascribed as the cause of . the
disaster, and the crippling of the Ya
quina life-saving station by a penurious
policy of that department of the gov
ernment, adds horror to the situation.
The only three survivors aver that
some of their comrades on board the
ship may yet be alive. While the
members of the life-saving orew are in
sight of the wreck, they are so far
powerless to render assistance, owing
to the want of apparatus. Meanwhile
couriers scoured the beach and ooun
try adjacent for 10 miles, to procuie
horses to bring up the lifeboat and
The Atalanta lay about a mile off
shore, in a field of furious breakers.
Every swell passed over her works.
Each hour a section of the vessel was
seen to fall away, and the timbers float
toward the shore. A strong and steady
southwester aided the current from the
same direction to bear the wreckage
rapidly to the beach. It was this pow
er and agency, and this alone that en
abled the three sailors who survive to
escape the fate of their brethren. In
a lifeboat filled with water, partly dis
abled with wreckage, and without oars
to direct their craft, they were borne to
ten a firma, thus passing over a course
of nearly two miles.
One man, who was clad in simply a
shirt, more hardy than the others,
made his way along the beaoh. He
found a farmhouse and announced the
news, and solicited assistance for his
companions. When the unfortunates
on the beaoh were reached they were so
benumbed with cold as to appear beyond
help. It has required nearly 24 hours
for one of them to regain his powers of
mind and body. The resoued sailors
have been taken into oabins along the
The most complete and reliable story
of the wreck obtainable comes from
Frank Fogarty, a member of the
Yaquina life-saving crew, who . has
patiolled the beach in the vicinity of
the wreck. Captain Clark ordered him
back to the station, which had been
entirely deserted, except by the wives
of the orew, to guard there tonight.
"The officers of the Atalanta paid the
penalty of their folly with their lives,'
said Fogarty. "Not one escaped,
less he is penned up in the forecastle,
to be released tonight or tomorrow,
"The survivors have started the story
down on the beach that the wreck ii
more the result of oarelessness on the
part of the captain than of adverse
weather. It is to the effect that the
Atalanta was racing down the coast
with another sailing ship to make bet
ter time, and having a more advan
tageous tack, against the southwester,
he steered close into Cape Foulweather.
Not Bee ing the lighthouse, he supposed
the vessel to be some distance from
shore. This caused him to continue
his southeast tack too long.
"TJie logbook at the life-saving sta
tion shows that Thursday morning, be
tween midnight and 6 o'clock, when
the Atalanta was on this tack, the Cape
Foulweather lighthouse was concealed
by fog and heavy sheets of rain. Nev
ertheless, the survivors, according to
report, do not exouse .the policy of the
captain. Had not a race been on, tbey
say, he would have taken no such
Atalanta Sailed From Taooma.
Tacoma, Wash., Nov. 21. The Brit
ish ship Atlanta left here last Saturday
with $65,000 worth of wheat, for Del
ago bay, South Afrioa. She was i
command of Captain Charles MoBride,
of Greenock, Scotland, where he has
wife. The ship left here with 27 men
the only names of those on record here
being those of the captain and the fol
lowing, who joined the vessel at this
port as seamen:
D. F. Green, A. B., 81 Chapel plaoe,
Dublin; J. Webber, A. B., 133 Forty
second street, New York; S. A. Jacob-
son. A. B., Stockholm; J. Smith, Fins
bury; G. Covalis, Callao; J. Jones
Valparaiso; N. Sorensen, Bergen; G,
Fraser, 829 Monroe street, Philadel
phia; R. Codd, 74 Flanders street,
Liverpool; J. Marks, Brigbtwood addi
The Atalanta was of only 1,698 ton
register. She was built in 1885, owned
by N. Hill, of Scotland, and was wotth
Captain Kenny, JLioyd's . surveyor
here, thinks probably the lost ship
the German bark Atalanta, 2,200 tons,
which he says is en route from Santa
Rosalia, Central America, and more
likely to be carried into the shore by
the southwest wind that is said to have
prevailed. Another German ship, At
alanta, sailed from British Colombi
November 4, in command of Captai
Durmer, with salmon for London, but
that ship should be past Oregon long
Tea Tenons Burned to Death.
St Petersburg, Not. 21. In s large
fire, which comnletelv destroved an
extensive shed, 10 persons were burned
URGED TO GIVE IT UP.
sladrld Press Calls on the Government
Madrid. Nov. 19. Almost all the
papers deprecate the diliatory proceed
ings at Paris, expressing their belief
that the United States will decline ar
bitration, and urging the government
to yield quickly, since it is impossible
for Spain to renew the struggle of to
pxpect European assistance, and, fur
thermore, because it would be better to
cease wasting money and to concentrate
attention upon Spain's domestic affairs
and the lestoratkra of her finances.
Paris, Nov. 19. At . the daily ses
sion of the American .peace commis
sioners, the Spanish memorandum pre
sented at yesterday's jointl session was
p for consideration. 1 No unofficial
person knows the contents of the docu
ment,. but it is safe to' assume that,
added to her insistence on the reserva
tion of her Philippine sovereignty and
ler proposition to;; arbitrate the con
struction of the third article of the pro
toool, Spain has made two other im
First, that on the high ground ol
financial probity she cannot allow any
discussion here of the validity of her
action in pledging the resources of the
Philippines for payment of the Philip'
pine debt. '' ,
Second, that In connection with the
American proposal to reimburse Spain
for her pacific expenditures in the
Philippines, she cannot admit of any
nquiry as to how she spent the pro
ceeds of the loans based on Philippine
If Spain has assumed this attitude,
and it is believed she has done so, she
practically compels the American oom
missioners to consider at least the en
tire Philippine debt and its aasump
tion by the United States.
It is difficult to understand how the
Americans can replr to this in any
other manner than by outlining their
position and giving the Spanish a time
limit in which to aocept the proposi
tions of the United States.
DISARMING THE CUBANS.
General Perec Doing Good Work Bl
Santiago de Cuba, Nov. 19. General
Leonard Wood has instructed General
Ewers, who is in command of the bri
gade of negro regiments at San Lais
where . the drunken affray occurred
Monday night to move the camp five
miles out from the town. It is prob
able that one of the regiments will be
sent to an island near the entrance ot
Santiago harbor, where there are no
The United States transport Port
Victor, Captain Briokley, reports that
while passing neai San Salvador island
(Watlings island) he saw a large ship,
bottom upward, which he almost ran
into. Owing to the darkness he could
not discover whether she was a sailing
vessel or a steamer.
At Ouantanamo, General Perez, the
mayor, now seems to be making an
earnest effort to disband his former
Cuban troops. Yesterday one man re
fused to lay down his arms and drew
his weapon on a Cuban offioer, who
promptly killed him in self defense.
The incident has had a good moral
effect, and the others of Peres' former
command are now voluntarily relin
quishing their arms, preparatory to
SEIZED SPANISH GUNS.
Strang Action of the Captain ot the
' Steamer Glaoler.
Santiago, Nov. 19. Colonel Ray,
the American commander at Quanta
namo, reports from that place he heard
the. United States - government ship
Glaoiei had . landed' a number of men
at Port Caya del Toro, and had 'taken
possession of the two finest bronze can
non there. It was added that the men
on the Glacier bad also accidentally
blown up the arsenal. Ray went to
Caimanara to investigate, j Captain
Norman,' of the Glacier, admitted tak
ing the guns, and said he took them
for the . secretary of the navy. The
captain refused to furnish ' any other
information on the: subject and conse
quently it is not known whether be
aoted nnder orders from the secretary
ot the navy or iB merely making the
secretary a private present. : ':
A corpoial of the Third regiment of
imraunes at Ouantanamo, who was de
tailed to assist in the free ration dis
tribution, has been discovered in co
operation with some merchants of the
town who have been swindling the gov
eminent Large supplies are missed,
valued at $1000. The corporal and
three merohants are under arrest.
DREYFUS MAY GO TO PARIS.
La Borle Authorised to gee Ploquart In
Paris, Nov. 19. It was announced
today that M. La Borie, counsel for
Colonel Picquart, who is now confined
in the military prison of Chercbe Midi,
has received authorization to confer
this afternoon with his client
In legal circles the belief is expressed
that the court of cassation will shortly
order the return of Dreyfus from his
prison on Devil's island, off the coast
of French Guiana, on the ground that
it is impossible to carry on the exam
ination of the prisoner by cable, in
view of the cost of such a proceeding,
as well as the unnecessarydelay.
Merrimao Hero Banqueted.
Des Moines, la., Nov. 19. The
Grant club, of this city, banqueted Os
borne W. Deignan, of the Merrimac
crew, this evening. He left Stuart on
his return to the Resolute, at Brook
lyn, today. When he arrived here at
6 o'clock this evening he was hurried
through the crowd to the clubhouse,
where a public reception was held, Col
one! E. G. Pratt, president of the club,
introducing him. Deignan left at 9:85
p- M- on b Bock Island, an immeniw
fww.f fll.:nn kin. Intl.. .l-nnt
crowd following bim to the depot
ALONG THE COAST.
Items . of General Interest Gleaned
Prom the Thriving Pacific
The Salmon Pack.
The fall Sound pack, as given last
week, is 185,000 cases, and the Fraser
river 84,500. The Columiba river pack
is given as 115,000, the largest the
history of the river.. The Trade Regis
ter estimate on August 27 was 600,000
for red Alaska, but later reports in
creased it to 840,000 oases. No definite
figures for the total Alaska pack are
at hand. 1 The Sound sockeye paok
was 258,500 oases'. Fraser river alone,
198,000; British Columbia (inoluding
the Fraser), 414,900; Columbia river,
883,530 cases. Total pack last year,
all points, was given at 8,121,117 cases.
The fall pack of Puget sound last year
was 120,200 ' case, with . 37,500, for
Willapa and Gray's harbor; 68,650 for
Columbia river and a total of 295,628
cases of falls for the coast (not includ
ing Alaska), against 284,590 this year.
The run in the Gray's harbor district
has been good this year, and will prob
ably be 50,000 eases.
Los Angeles Oil Output. "W. .
The oil producers' trustees have pub
lished the regular monthly report for
October. The statement shows that
15,986 barrels of oil were reoeived dur
ing the montn. miring tne same
period the sales amounted to 22,782
barrels. The amount in storage on Oc
tober 1 was 82,238 barrels. The
amount on November 1 had fallen to
78.440 barrels. Virtually all of this
amount belongs to the Oil Transporta
tion & Storage Company. A circular
just issued by this company shows that
it intends to go into the oil baying and
The orange crop will be late this
year, and few will be fit to ship to the
Northwest for the holiday trade. The
Los Angeles Express in writing up the
outlook says that the total shipments
from Southern California for the year
foot up, of all kinds of citrous fruits,
15,148 carloads, which is a large per
cent greater than for any previous 12
months. The coming crop is expected
to equal last year's. There is a good
demand for lemons, but this fruit is
Mew Fish Canning Concern.
A new incorporation has been
formed at Astoria, Or., to be known as
the Alasak Fisherman's Paoking Com
pany, with a oapital stock of $70,000,
divided into 140 shares of $500 eaoh.
The company will engage in the can
ning, salting and freezing of salmon in
Alaska and elsewhere. The incorpora
tors are Theodore Siverson, Christ
Christensen, John Nordstrum, Ole B.
Oleson, A. L, Clark and John L.
Columbia River Shipping.
The following ships left Portland
last week,- touching at Astoria: The
British ship Mooltan oleared for
Queenetown or Falmouth for orders,
with 95.886 bushels of wheat, Valued
at $57,500, shipped by the Portland
Flouring Mills Company. The British
ship Nivelle, loaded by Balfour, Guth
rie & Co., finished also, and went into
the stream, and th Mozambique, with
a cargo of wheat and barley, oleared, .
New Coal Deposit.
The capitalists have recently sent an
expert to investigate the deposit of
lignite coal that exists on Ma I lory
ridge, near Asotin, Wash. A test was
made of the coal, and it was pro
nounced all right, and from what can
be learned it is thought the extent ot
the mineral body will be more folly
inquired into in the course of a few
weeks. The vein is now opened up
for a distance of 16 feet. '
Pooling Hops for Better Prices.
The hopgrowers in the vicinity of
Independence, Or., in order to take
advantago ot the raising market are
pooling their crops together and hope
to obtain 17 cents. A recent shipment
from there consisted of five carloads,
containing 801 bales of first-class bops.
There still remains in that city some
700 bales of hops unsold.
For San Francisco Market.
Owing to the extreme dry season in
California during the past year large
sales of oattle for shipment to Califor
nia have been made in Oregon. Two
wholesale butchers of San Francisco
purchased 900 head of fine beef cattle
near Lakevlew. The sale approxi
The municipal bunds of Great Falls,
Mont, have been sold to good advan
tage in Chicago. The issue amounts
to $375,000, on which a premium of
$10,105 was obtained, which added to
the accrued interest made a total of
$381,626.21 received by the city.
Water Main Contract Let.
The city council of New Whatcom,,
Wash., has let a contraot for extending
the city water system 8,600 feet to J.
II. Thomas for $19,808. The pipe will
be wooden-stave, and the bond re
quired in the sum of $30,000.
Victoria, B. C, has had a clearing
house for two weeks now, and the vol
ume of business shows a good increase.
The returns for last week were $785,
185, while for the week previous the
fiunres were $700,653.
The first shipment was made last
week from Port Moody to Vancouver,
B. C, of oil of cedar. A company has
been organized to carry on the indus
try, and though now in its Infancy,
possible great future is ahead of the
Wcw City Hall Contraet Let.
The council of La Grande,
last week awarded a contract tit the
erection of a new city hall, to cost
PACIFIC COAST TRADE.
, Portland Market. ' ,'
Wheat Walla Walla, 69 00c; Val-
ey and Bluestem, 63o per bushel. "
Floor Best grades, $3.45; graham;' .
$3; superfine, $2.25 per barrel.
Oats Choice white, 8940c; choicer
gray, 8788e per bushel.. , ... , , .
Barley Feed barley, $2122; brew
ing, Vto per ton.
Millstufls-Bran, $15.50 per ton; mid
dlings, $21; shorts, $16; chop, $15.60
per ton. . ,.-.,"",:;'
Hay Timothy, $9 10; clover; $7
8; Oregon wild hay, 6$ per ton.
Butter Fancy creamery, 60 55c;
seconds, 4650o; dairy, 8540o store,
CheeBe Oregon full cream, ll12o;
Young America, 12)o; new oheese,
lOo per pound.
Poultry Chickens, mixed, $28.50
per dozen; hens, $3.604.50; springs,
$1.258; geese, $5.008.00 for old,
$4.505 for young; ducks, $4.00
5.00 per dozen; turkeys, live, 12)
121fe'o per pound.
Potatoes 50 60c per sack; sweets,
2c per pound.
Vegetables Beets, 90c; turnips, 75o
per sack; garlic, 7c per pound; cab
bage, $1 1.25 per 100 pounds; cauli
flower, 75o per dozen; parsnips, 75c
per saok; beans, 8o per pound; celery,
70 75o per dozen; cucumbers, 60c per
box; peas, 88)o per pound.
. Onions Oregon, 75o$l per sack.
Hops I617o; 1897 crop, 48o.
Wool Valley, 1012o per pound;
Eastern Oregon, 8 12c; mohair,
26c per pound.
Mutton Gross, best sheep, wethers
and ewes, 8o; dressed mutton, 7c;
spring lambs, 1v per lb.
Hogs Gross, ohoice heavy, $4.75;
light and feeders, $3.004.00; dressed,
$5.506.60 per 100 pounds.
Beef Gross, top steers, 8.60$3.75;
cows, $2. 60 8. 00; dressed beef,
66o per pound.
Veal Large, 66c; small, 6
7)jj0 per pound.
Tomatoes, 50 86o per box.
Cucumbers, 1015o per doz.
Onions, 85 90o per 100 pounds.
Potatoes, $10 12.
Beets, per saok, $1.
Turnips, per sack, 6065o.
Carrots, per saok, 65c.
Parsnips, per sack, $1.
Beans, green, 28c
Green corn, $1.251.50 per saok.
Cauliflower, 75o per doz.
Cabbage, native and California
1.00 1.60 per 100 pounds.
Apples, 60c 65c per box.
Pears, 76c$l per box.
Prunes, 60c pur box.
Butter Creamery, 27o per pound;
dairy and ranch, 1820o per pound.
Cheese Native, 12 120,
Poultry Old hens, 13o per pound;
spring chickens, 15ci turkeys, 16c,
Fresh meats Choice dressed beef
steers, prime, 6K7c; cows, prime,
6c) mutton, THo; pork, 78o; veal,
Wheat Feed wheat, $21.
Oats Choice, per ton, $28. ,
Hay Puget Sound mixed, $9.50
10; choloe Eastern Washington tim
Sorn Whole, $28.50; cracked, $24;
meal, $23.50. k.
Barley Rolled or ground, per ton,
$84 25; whole, $22;
Flour Patent, per barrel, $3.60;.
straights,' $3.26; California brrnds,
$8.25; buckwheat flour, $3.75; graham,
per barrel, $3.70; whole wheat floor,
$8.76; rye flour, $4.
Millstuffs Bran, per ton, $14;
shorts, per ton, $16.
Feed Chopped feed, $1731 per
ton; middlings, per ton, $17; oil ck)
meal, per ton, $35.
an Francisco Market.
, Wool Spring Nevada, 1014o pet
pound; Oregon, Eastern, 10 12c; Val-.
ley, 15(3 17c; Northern, 9llc
Millstuffs Middlings, $1921.00;
bran, $16.50 16.60 per ton.
Onions Yellow, 8045o per tack.
Butter Fancy oreamery, 24o;
do seconds, 22c28; fanoy dairy, 219
22c; do seconds, 20 24c per pound.
Eggs -Store, 1822o; fancy ranch,
, Citrus Fruit Oranges, Valencia, $3
2.60; Mexican limes, $6lg)6.60; Call,
fornia lemons, $2. 00. 800; do ohoioe
13.60 4. 60; per bos.
Elder Abram Perkins of the Shaker
settlement, is 91 years old, yet fre
quently walks all the way to Conoord,
N. II., a distance of over 20 miles.
James A. Davis, who died in Dor
chester county, Maryland, last week.
steered the first steamer that crossed
Lake Erie. Chicago was then, he said,
but three brick houses.
Mrs. Nancy Carina is dead at Dills
boro, Ind., aged 67. For 47 years she
had lived less than a mile from a rail
road and within easy sound of the loco
motive whistle, but never saw either
road, car or engine.
Mme. Itistori, otherwise tbe Mar
quioe Capranica del Grillo, is in her
77th year, and is lying critically ill
at Koine, being thus unable to accept
the invitation of the queen of Italy to
pass a few days with her at Gressony-
Frederick P. Sanguinet, father of 11
children with 26 grandchildren, has
just died at bis home, 4353 Evans ave
nue, St. Louis. His death is the first
that has occurred in the family, in
cluding three generations, for over'balt
a century. The Sanguinets have lived
in St. Louis all the time. During
Mr. Sanguineus 73 years he has not
been ill a day, and until three weeks
ago, when taken ill with liver trouble,
was enguged in active business as a