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THE MOltXIXG OKEGONIAS, MONDAY, FEBKUARr 9, 1903.
of Australia Is Twelve
Million Bushels Short.
BREWERS' HOP REQUIREMENTS
Will Require All the Stock Itcmnln-
ing: In Growtn' I In ml on the
l'aclflc Const SInmp
Wheat Lm dull and unchanted here, but with
tt rone undertone to. the market. 'Cable
mirKMi wire Doommr. locm Tnortrt r.
lUIl V 11 111 ZIjIaJIIl'IK sJ.UUir). MOIL Ui
buylnz In the part week has-been for millers.
nearly all of whom are short of wheat. Con-
cerrini; ine suuauoa in AUturaiia, ine uver
ponl Corn Trade News cf January 12 pays:
From JatftHt rport Just received, it would
ntrnrar us If Atutralln b-Sp t rmn tHI
on did not amount to 10.000.000 bu&els.
Drinc in total to about 20.000.000 bushels. Tate
preceding years amounted to fiO.-lW.OOO bush
els, and the average annual exoortatlon to
1 1.200.Ot burhc Is for Kurnr alone: duiinir
the three precedlnc years exports entirely
49I;m1. Th mot nnniifll rMinlrmiili nf iia.
tralarla average about Z2,(Hx bufh.s; It
bubels, which will be supplied by California,
TkA(Sn anil A nwilns an A hirhini a lit fist
from India. n In IMtft.7.
The bop markets hare ruUd very dull dur-
better Inquiry from brewers, but local dealers
Supplies of New York State bops In crowers'
net receipts (total arrivals minus the exports
xorK irom piember l to January l for the
lhlvl uvc 3 curs cuioDare a loiiaws:
These net receipts. It Is flffured, show the
requirements 01 brewers dependent upon tne
luai t,ic Biaiimica inr inp ra nrt vpxn snow
1 11a. 1 lilt orpwinir t rant rnifinr t nip nin irnm
a. vim. Mate wiiauuiru uii 1111 atcrBKC ui
require equal to ine remaining: estimated
LOCK OI .UftM na M in rrn.'inr Titans rtn fh
-wuvi -oaat, iu iiieei ineir rrauiremenis.
The exports and imports at the port of New
lomestlc to from
receipts, Europe, Europe,
bale. bale, bales.
c-e. niuru januair aj i,lu
weK iast vear - i.sot l.Kia 3
mm limn iaar -lai r.M iiti j ig-r n .jum
Tbe market (or country produce has under-
n inn mmmp v in. mnm iitrMMnff ann.
ect will be em. Tbe beat posted dealers
La weir ue&iv inr. i i r giti di in
AVA harf In nulla thm itim TV 1 1 V. hr.f
hardly hold rp. At this time last year
rcnercv now. a in. nonuiaiion la mrvr snrt
cwv. ui ur muq pruirariiun. Dim, more
Poultry hat. moved well. and the street wai
No Important chances were made in srro-
22c; Java, good, 20324c: Java, ordinary. ISO '
20c: Cotta Rica, fancy. 13G20c: Costa Rica.
cood. icoisc: Costa Rica, ordinary. 10312c per
pound; Columbia roast, $11 3; Arbuckle'a,
nit: ucn. $11 23.
SALMON Cclcmbla River. 1-sound tails.
SI C3 per ocitn: 2-pound talis. t2 40; fancy
1-pound Cats. $1 80; U-pouad Sats. $1 10;
Alaska pint. 1-pound tails. 80c; red. 1-pousd
talis, $1 20; sorkeye. 1-pound tails, $1 43; 1
pound nata. $1 CO.
UlCu Imperial Japan. No. 1. tjic: No. 2.
4JSe; Carolina head, 787HC
tt'OAir- sacK basis, net cash, per 103
pounds: Cube, $4 W; powdered, ( 75: dry
cranulated. 5 C3; extra C. t 15; rolden C
i ti. Advances oer ack bails as follon-s:
Carrels. !Cc: lxlf-birrtls. S5c: boxes. 50c per
100 pounds. Maple. per pound. Ileet
tucar. cransla:ed. St Zi per loo pounds.
GRAIN HAGS Calcutta. 10 nuc lu per 100
HONET !Sc per Na 1 frame.
MEANS Email rrhlle. Hc: larje wblte. 4c;
jinks. SKe; bayou. SKc; Lima, r.i;c per pound.
NUTS rcanuts. Ciic per pound for raw,- S3
lljc for roasted; cocoanuts, E3S9dc per doien;
walnuts. USUc per pound; pine nuts. 100
12Hc; blckory null, 7c; Brazil nutz. I Go: fil
berts. 1531Cc: fanc7 pecans. I7c; almonds. 14
(jlc: chestnuts, loc.
SALT Uvcrnoal. 60s. 45s per sack; half
(round, per ton. 50s. (14 50; l&u, $14; Worces
ter salt, bulk, ZZOi, JO per barrel: linen sacks.
5Vs. &Cc per eack; bales, 2s, 3a. 4s. 1 and IDs,
i per bale.
OILS Coal oil. cases. 23c per xallon; Iron
barrels. IGltc: wood barrels, c: Unseed,
boiled, cases. 59c; barrels. '54c: Unseed, raw,
cases, S7c: barrels, 52c; gasoline. Iron barrels.
lOHc: cases. 2ttc: turpentine, cases. 75c; wood
barrels, 71c: Iron barrels. C3e: lots of 10 cases
or more. 74c Collier and Atlantic white and
red lead. In lots of 500 pounds or more. 6c;
less than 500 pound. G?c
ALL IN THE BULLS' FAVOR
Grnln. Floor. Etc.
WHEAT Walla Walla, 763 77c: bluestem.
BARLEY Feed. 23 50 per ton; brewlnt
OATS-No. 1. white. II 15(31 20; rray.
VIILLSTUFFS-Bran. 19 per ton: mid dunes.
-a - anriT-TB enn iih
HAT Timothy, J11S12; clover, ZS99; jrraln.
FLOUR Valley. 3 75 r harri v.i
srneac sirfljrht X3 A?,e? rn ,r.r -v....
nts. ft 3004 85; Dakota, hard wheat. 4 203
35; Graham. 33 453 S3.
Batter, Escs, Poultry. Etc.
BUTTER Fancy creamery. 80S324o pet
POULTRY Chickens, mixed, I212ttc per
Ive. 15gl8c: dressed. 8820c; ducks, 767 50
t. uinvcui jnrrrc. 4iun uu.
CHEESE Full cream twins. lBUSITIAe:
mmr America. I7UKU. r . .a
He leu; Wisconsin. 16c per pound.
EGGS Ranch, 24825c per dozen.
Vecrtnblea. Fruit. Etc
VEGETABLES Turnips. TSgSOc per sack!
arrets. 75680c: beets, 1 per sack: narsnlin.
1 per sack: cauliflower. 3175 ter rrt.- .k.
- " ' '-"i a iw
othouse. 31 7582 per box: green onions, per
oten. 12He; Brussels sprouts, 6c per pound;
" n t -, uycu. mc; raaisnes.
GREEN FRUIT Apples, table. 85cSH 50
TROPICAL FRUIT Lemons, 32 753 80 per
150: crap fruit. 33 50 per bar- K. t. . . .
oxen: pomesrasatea. 31 50 per box.
DRIED FRUIT Apples, evaporated. TVe ner
. . .1 . ...1.. v.. ....
... iein.. - . . .koo.1 r.
Italian. 4UC20-; ..-'.
. - W. Vtf.. cMV V.. ..1 ..
RAISINS Loot .Mueeatel, 4-crown. 7?,c: 3-
. fic: London layers. 3 -crown. whoiA hm..
t 20 pounds. 31 3; 2-crown. 31 73.
POTATOES Best Burbanks, CO075o per sack;
rdlnary. 40350 srowers prices; Merced
ONIONS Oregon and Washington. TScOSl per
Groceries. Hots. Etc
COFFEE Mo.'ha, 23tf23c; Jars, faccy, 369
Slenta nnil Provisions.
BEEF Cross, cows. 335 3 73; steers, 3194 73;
dressed, 7c per pound.
VEAL bfeOttc Per found.
MUTTON Gross, 14 5085; dressed. 8c
HOGS Gross, 3S250C5O; dressed. 76 Sc.
LAUD Kettle rendered: Tierces. 12Kc: tubs,
13c; 50s. 13c; 20s. I3Uc: 10s. 13Xc: Ss. 13Mc
Standard pure: Tierces. 12c: tabs. 12e: 60s.
12'ie: 20s. 12Uc: 10s. 12Sc; Ss, 12;c. Com-
round-lard: tierces. SUc; tubs, OHc
BACON Portland. 13817ic per pound: East
ern, fancy. 17!4c: standard, heavy, 15Hc: bacon
HAMS l'ortland, 13ic per pound: picnic.
lOUc per pound: Eastern fancy. 13;tflHc
SAUSAGE Portland, bam. 12 .o er pound;
minced ham. 10Hc; Summer, choice dry. l.Hc
BolOEna. lone. 8c: welnerwursts, Uc: liver. 7c;
pork. 8c: blood. 7c; head cheese, 7c; bolocna
sausaee link. .He
PICKLED GOODS Portland, pics' feet. Si-
barrels. so; v-oarreis. ao; ls-pound kit.
3L Tripe. H-barrels, 3 50; -barrels. 32 73
15-pound kit. 31; piss' toncues. -barreL 1Q.
DRY-SALTED MEATS Portland clears, 123
13c; backs. UHUIZttc; bellies, istloc; exports.
20825 pounds averase. 13814c: butts, 0310c.
Hops, Wool, Hides, Etc.
HOPS 22827c per pound.
HIDES Dry bides. No. 1, 10 pounds and up.
15815HC per pound: dry kip. No. 1. 5 to 15
pounds, 12c: dry calf. No. L under B pounds.
10c: dry salted bulls and stars, one-third less
than dry flint: salted hides, steers, sound. CO
pounds and over. 860c; 50 to 00 pounds. 78Sc;
under SO pounds and cows. 7c; stars and bulls,
sound. SffSHc: kip. sound. 13 to 20 pounds, 7c;
veaL sound. 10 to 14 pounds. 7c: calf, sound.
under 10 pounds, 8e: areen (unsalted), lc per
pound less: culls, lc per pound less; horse
hides, salted, each, 31 5032: dry. each. 310
1 so; colts bides, eacn. 23o;oc: coat skins.
common, each. 10815c: Angora, with wool on.
TALLOW Prime, per pound. 485c: No. 2 and
WOOL Valley. 12t4813c: Eastern Oreron.
Sfl4Hc; mohair. 2Cff2Sc
Prices Current nt Clilcnco. Omaha
and Kansas City.
CHICAGO. Feb. 7.-Cattle Receipts, 200.
Market nominal. Good to prime steers. 34.50
5.75; poor to medium, f2.50O3; stockers and
feeders. 32.3084.50; cows. $1.4084.40; heifers.
32.25et.G0; canners. 31.40Q2.SO; bulls, 3284.23
Hogs Receipts todsy, 20,000; Monday, 45,000;
left over. 5000. Market steady to 5e lower.
Mixed and butchers, fO.C086.03; good to choice
heavy. 30.0037.10; rough heavy, 0.70o0.!5:
light. 3SU15CU.OO; bulk of sales. fa.50SC.SO.
Sheep Receipts. 20.000. Market for sheep
and lambs steady. Good to choice wethers.
$4.5085.50: fair to choice mixed. 33.5O84.50
Western sheep. 3t.258S.2S; native lambs, $4.50
00.40; Western lambs. $4.5080.23.
KANSAS CITY, Feb. 7.-Cttle Receipts,
500. Market unchanged.
Hogs Receipts. 3000. Market weak to So
lower; bulk of sales. $8.8080.00. Heavy. $0.83
80.03; packers, ffl.7080.t5; medium. $0.758&00;
llcht. $a408B.87H; Yorkers. $0.75ge.87; pigs.
Sheep Receipts none. Market unchanged.
OMAHA, Feb. 7. Cattle Receipts. 000. Mar
ket steady. Native steers. $3.5085.30; cows
and heifers. $2.8083.75: canners, $1.7582.00
stockers and feeders, $384.50; calves, $3S
0.23; bulls, stars, etc.. $3.3583.00.
Hogs Receipts, 0000. Market shade lower.
Heavy. $0.S080.87H: mixed. $0.7080.75; light.
fG.G0S0.70; pigs. $5.7586.50; bulk of sales.
Sheep Receipts. 3000. Market unchanged.
Fed muttons. $4.7085.50; wethers. $4.2585
ewes. $3.7584.50; common and stockers. $1.50
84.23; lambs, $4.7586.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7. Official closing
quotations for mining stocks today were u fol
Alta $012Mexlcan $155
Andes OjOccldental Can. .. 50
lieicner 4Opblr 230
Best i Belcher.. 2 OSlOverman 57
Caledonia 2Potoal C3
Challenge Con. .. SOISavage .... 45
Chollar 41 Seg. Belcher 29
Confidence 1.25 Sierra Nevadt ... 05
Con. Cal. & Vs.. 2 0llver Hill 58
Gould & Currte..
Hale & Norcross.
Union Con. 135
Utah Con. SO
Yellow Jacket .... S3
BOSTON. Feb. 7. Closing quotations:
Adventure $ 10 00
Aiiouex 5 37
Amalgamated . CO 00
Daly West 41 00
Bingham ...... 3S50
Cal. & Hecla... 544 00
Centennial .. ..
Copper Range.. 68 75
Dominion Coal..- 129 00!
Franklin 12 00
Isle Royale .... 10 25!
Mohawk 64 02
Old Dominion.. 2150
Osceola $ 73 23
i-arroi 32 ZJ
Qulncy 123 OO
ISanta Fe Copper 2 87
Tamarack 183 00
Ttlmountaln us on
zaiarrrlnlty 12 87
United States 5fl m
Victoria 8 59
Wolverine ...... 38 00
Coffee and Sugar.
NEW TORK, Feb. 7. The coffee futures
market opened steady, with prices unchanred
to 5 points lower, a fleeted by adverse European
cables, heavltr receipts at Brazilian ports than
expected, local realizing and absence of bull
speculation. Trade waa quiet all day. Near
the close, covering by shorts stiffened near
months to a level of points above the previous
close. Tbe market was finally steady, net 5
points lower to S points higher. Total sales
were 10.250 bags. Including March. $4.40; May,
$4.55; August. $1.80; September, $4,83; Novem
ber, $3; December, $3.1035.13. Spot Rio aulet
No. 7 Invoice. SXc; mild dull: Cordova, 7eil;c
Sugar Raw steady: fair n fining, 3US3 3-1 0c
centrifugal, 00 test. Se; molasses sugar, 20
Z lo-ioc Kenned steady; No. a, $4.23; No. 7,
$4.20; No. 8. $4.15; No. 0. $4.10: No. 10, $4.03
No. 1L $4; No. 12, $3.93; No. 13. $3.D0; No. 14,
$3.85; confectioners' A, $4.50; mold A. $4.00;
cut-loaf. $A2S; crushed. $53; powdered, $4.75
granulated, $4.C3; cubes, $4.00.
LONDON. Feb. 7. Trading In wool has been
moderate since tbe auction tales dosed, and
a good portion of the withdrawals nave been
sold at prices In buyers' favor. The arrivals
for the second series of sales amount to 138.043
bales. Including 60.500 forwarded to spinners.
Imports during the week were 5032 bales from
New South Wales, 4800 bales from Queensland.
COOS from Victoria. 2400 from South Australia.
8128 from New Zealand. 8215 from Cape of
Good Hope and Natal. 1500 from Havre and
i bales rrom other points.
ST. LOUIS, Fb. 7. Wool, unchanged.
NEW YORK. Fab. 7. As Is usual on the
last day of the week, trade waa dull In all
metals, and a&out the only purchases made
were to cover the actual needs of consumers.
Copper waa flat, with prices quoted partially
nominal, standard, lzo; Jake. 12.C2H4712.S7Uc
electrolytic 12.6212.87?4e: easting. 12.35a
12.05c. Tin was steady, with spot Quoted at
2S.7362S.97Mc There was some demand for
lead on the basis of 4Hc for spot. Spelter was
quiet and firm: toot. 4.95$3.06c Iron i was
quiet and without change.
WHEAT SHOWS GREAT STRENGTH
Advance at San Prunclsco One of the
Prlnclpnl Factor In the Ci
Traril Treud ot l'rlccs.
CHICACO. Feb. 7. Wheat showed decided
strength, 'and tho volume! of trade was fair.
The opening v.as strong on higher cables, with
May WjSc hisher at 77!4c Everything
seemed to favor the bulls, the outside markets
being strons, and a good export Inquiry belns
rcportad at the seaboard. Under these bullish
conditions shorts covered freely, which aided
In advancing prices still further. A report
from San Francisco, showing an advance there
of l4c was one of the principal factors In the
upward trend of prices, while the strength In
coarse sralss also aided the advance. Toward
the end of the session, the demand became so
urgent that May sold up to fcOtiC and the close
was at S0eMUc. a gain of ltc
Corn was more active than for some time
past, there being a good commlsslon-bouse de
mand. The close was strong, with May H3Hc
higher, at 45SC45Hc'
Oats were directly Influenced by the decision
of tbe arbitration committee, making the set
tlement price In the July oats controversy at
Uc This led shorts to believe that the set
tlement on the board favored those who ma
nipulated the market during tbe Summer, and
In view ot the fact that present Indications
point to another attempt to manipulate prices
of the May option, there was considerable
anxiety among shorts, and covering was gen
eral. The strength In other grains also aided
the .bulls. The close was at the top for May
at 38c. a gain of Tittle
There was a moderate trade In provisions.
but the market was firm on fair commission-
house demand and on covering by shorts, who
sold expecting liberal receipts of hogs today.
The strength In grains was an Influence late
In tbe day. The close was firm, with Msy
pork 15c higher, lard 2V4c up, and ribs 2H05c
The leading futures ranged as follows:
Opening. Highest. Lowest. CloMnc.
February ....$0 75-4 tO'CK $0 7514 f0 76l
May 7Ui Mli 704 80U
July 74 Si 75 74H 73
Mar lfl.77'4 10.D2U
Lard Per 100 pounds. $9.47489-30.
Short ribs sides Loose. 080.20.
Dry-salted shoulders Boxed. $8.12488.23.
Short clear sides Boxed. f.37HfI9.S0.
Clover Contract grade. $11.70.
Flour, barrel. 14.000 10.000
Wheat, bushels 27.000 8.000
Corn, bushels 173,000 lBu.000
Oats, bushels 106,000 77,000
tiye, cusncis .uw
Grain and l'rodnoe at Xec York.
NEW YORK. Feb. 7. Flour Receipts. 17,800
barrels: exports, 6C5S barrels. Market firm but
quiet. Minnesota patents. $4.1024.40; Minne
sota bakers, $3.2503.43: Winter patents. $3.03
84: Winter stralshu.- $3.3003.63; Winter extras.-
$2.8003.10; Winter low grades, $2,698
Wheat Receipts. 47,500 bushels; exports, 67.-
SSS busheK Spot market firm. No. 2 red.
S3Mc f . o. b. afloat: No. l'hard Manitoba, 00&a
f. o. b. afloat, Options were active and
stronger cn covering. Induced by the very firm
Paris cables. There was a moderate demand
also, and some outside buying. The close was
firm at Hic net advance. March closed
MUc; May. S2Hc; July. 70c l September closed
Butter Receipts, 3500 packages. Market
steady. State dairy. 15823c; creamery, extra.
20c; creamery, 1025a
Eggs Receipts. 5400 packages. Market easy.
State and Pennsylvania. 23c; Western candled.
Wool Quiet: domestic fleece, 28832c
retroleum Steady: refined New York. $8.20:
Philadelphia and Baltimore. $3.13: do In bulk.
Grain at Dan Frnnclsco.
SAN FRANCISCO. Feb. ".Wheat stronger.
Batley easier. Oats steady.
Wheat Shipping. $I.47tt81.S2U: milting.
Barley-Feed. $1.20; brewing. $1.75.
Oats Red. $1.2581.32 white. $1.2331.45;
Call board sales;
Wheat Stronger: May. $1.40: December,
$1.2SU: cash, $1,524.
Barley Easier: May. $1.10H: December. 01c
Corn Large yellow. $1.2381.43.
$6.5067.50; small broilers. $3.304.60; large
broilers. $4.S083.50; fryers. $3.5000-50; hens.
$5.5086X0; old ducks. $386; young ducks. $3
Hay 'Wheat. $11814.50; wheat and oats, $11
613.50; barley. $10811; alfalfa. $10812.50; clo
ver. J10U10.50: straw. 474 8374c per bale.
Mlllstuffs Bran. $18.50910; middlings; $23ff
Receipts Flour. 9127 quarter sacks; wheat.
633 centals: barley. 20.000 centals; beans, 475
sacks; potatoes, 1340 sacks: bran. 1300 sacks;
middlings. 500 sacks; hay, 211 tons; wool. -
bales; hides. 712.
Mar 0.10 0.224 0.10 0.174
July 0.00 0.074 0.00 O.OS
Cash quotations were -as follows:
Flour Steady: Winter patents. $3.0033.73:
straights. $3.3083.50; Spring patents. $3,509
3.80; straights. $3.1033.40; bakers'. $2.4582.00.
Wheat No. 2 Spring. 78SMc; No. 3. 774c;
No. 2 red. 754870ic
Corn No. 2. 4Sc: No. 2 yellow. 43c
Oats No. 2. 33;: No. 2 whltel 3Sj; No. 3
Rye No. 2. 40c
Barley Good feeding. 44840c: fair to choice
Flaxseed Nc 1. $1.16; No. 1 Northwestern.
Timothy seed Prime. $3. CO.
Mess pork Per barrel. $10.874817.
European rjrnln Slarltets.
LONDON. Feb. 7. Wheat Cargoes on pas
sage, nothing doing. English country markets
quiet. Indian shipments wheat to United King
dom. 78,000 quarters: to Continent, none.
LIVERPOOL. Feb. 7. Wheat Firm: No. 1
standard California, 7s. Wheat and flour In
Paris firm. French country markets quiet.
Weather In England cloudy.
SAN FRANCISCO MARKETS.
Produce Prices Current In the Bay
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7. Flour Is firm.
Fancy apples are firm. Choice potatoes and
onions are steady.
Vegetables Carllc 3c per pound; green peas,
335o per pound; string beans, 10815c per
pound: tomatoes, f 1.7532; onions, 40375c; egg
plant. 13620c .
Apples Choice. $2; common. 00c
Bananas 75c8 $2.50.
Lime Mexican. 53.5034.
California lemons Choice, $2.50; common.
Oranges Navel. 75c$2.2S.
Pineapples f 2.5083.60.
Potatoes Early Rose. $1.1031.22: niver Bur
banks. 40355c: river reds. 33340c: Salinas
Burbanks. 90c31.15; sweets. $1.60: Oregon
Burbanks. COS 03c
Butter Fancy creamery, 36c: do seconds. 34c;
fancy dairy. 324c: do seconds. 31c.
Eggs Store. 23825c; fancy ranch. 27c
Cheese Young America. 158154c; Eastern.
Wool-Fall Humboldt and Mendocino, 13
14c: mountain. 8810c
Poultry Turkey gobblers. 17318c: do hens,
1718c; old roosters, $388: young roosters,
TONNAGE EN ROUTE AND IN PORT.
Vessels Chartered or Available for Grain Cargoes From
24!Qr. Duchess Olga
1 1 Formosa
1271' Port Natal
I 121 Balfour
Total tonnage en route and listed, 37,1 IS.
GRAIN TONNAGB IN TUB RIVER
VUle St, Naxalrri
13S1P. U Aligls
J. J. Moore i
J. J. Moore
P. F. M. Co.
Total tonnage In port, 31,012.
GRAIN TONNAGE EN ROUTE TO PL' GET SOUND
nTii I Antwerp
'New 'York Stock Market.
NEW YORK. Feb. 7. Closing transactions
on the stock market were as follows:
flrro and aulte excited at an advance of 3 to
7 points and closed active and stronger. Cot
ton futures closed steady; February. $8.03:
March. $0.00: April. $0.; May. $9.13; June
and July. $0.03: August. $8.80; September.
$8.33; October. $8.22. Spot, cotton closed quiet,
10 solnts higher. Middling uplands, $10.23:
do Gulf. $10.50; sales, 1000.
Dairy Produce at Chicago.
CHICAGO, Feb. 7. On the Produce Exchange
today the butter market was quiet and steady:
creameries. lSC25c; dairies. 13823c Eggs
weak. 19c Cheese steady! 1314c
ON THE GERMAN BOURSE
Total tonnage en route and listed SO.SST.
GRAIN TONNAGE ON DUGET SOUND
July 23IYola , ,
Aug. 16AUce A. Leigh
Nov. 17 Galgr-te
Nov. 20 Pengwern
Nov. 22 California
Dec IS Alstcrberg
Jan. 2 P. of Melfort
Jan. IS Australian
Jan. IS CoL VlUeboIs M,'
Feb. 2lEarl Dunraven
1265 Maka well
J. J. Moore
do nfd .
Canadian Pacific ....
Chetateake 4; Ohio...
uucago Alton 7.100
ao pia ..............
ChL. Ind. & Louis....,
Chi. t Eastern Illinois
Chicago. GU Weatara..
so a pra.... ........
do B Dfd
Chicago N. W,
V". Merm. a xrans...
C. C. C A St. 1
Colorado Southern ....
uo 1st prd
do 2d nfd
Delaware Ac Hudson...
DeL. Lack. & Weaternl
Denver A Rio Grande,
do 1st pfd
do 2d Dfd
Great Northern pfd...
do pfd ..............
Lake Erie 4 Western,
do pfd .,
Louisville & Nashville.
Metropolitan St. Uy...
Mexican National ....
Minn. & St. L.
M.. K. & T.
New Jersey Central...
New Tork Central
Norfolk & Western..-..
Ontario & Western....
ao 1st pfd
do 2d cfd.
St. Louis A 8. F.
do 1st pfd
do 2d Dfd
St. Louis S. W.
do nfd -
Southern Hallway ....
Texas & Pacific
Toledo. St. L. 4 W....
Union Pacific ,
Wheeling & L. E
do 2d pfd
Wisconsin Central ...
do pfd '. ,
Amalgamated Copper .
Amer. Car & Foundry
Amer. Linseed OH
do pfd ,
Amer. Smelt, ft Ret..
Anaconda Mlnlruc Co...
lirooklyn Rapid Trans.
Colo. Fuel & Iron
Cont. Tobacco pfd
International Paper ...
Laclede Gas ..........
National Biscuit .....
North American .....
Pressed Steel Car.....
Pullman Palace Car...
Tenn. Coal & Iron....
Union Bag & Paper Co.
U. S. Leather
U. S. Rubber
U. S. Steel
do pfd .............
Kansas City Southern
do prd .............
Shipping Securities Improve
Is Too Easy.
2.30 . 74H
BERLIN, Feb. 8. An Irregular tendency,
accompanied by a diminished volume of
trading, prevailed on the Stock Exchange
last week. Domestic government oecurl
tles were slightly higher, while foreign
loans were, to some extent, lower, owing
to realization sales. Spaclarde advanced
upon purchases from Paris and Spain.
Foreign rallwaya were Inactive. Canadians
being particularly quiet. Home industrials
were mostly Arm.
Little trading was done In Iron shares,
but the tendency was slightly upward. The
Dusseldorf Iron Exchange reports further
strengthening of the market and that
American orders for pig and scrap Iron
are Increasing. A Hamburg house has
Just chartered a ship to carry old Iron to
the United States. Coal shares continue
to display a weak tendency. Electrical
shares were unusually strong, upon the ln-
I creating number of orders from manufac-
ioaj I turlng companies. Cement shares showed
89 ' a further rise, while transactions In ma
chinery i?tock were Irregular.
Hamburg-American and North German
Lloyd securities were neglected until yes
terday, when they advanced strongly upon
reporto of an Improving freight market.
tho very much larger American grnln ex
port movement and also because outward
freights are very heavy. The Hamburg
American recently sublet their contract
'for the transporatlon of Swedish Iron ores
becauoe all their steamers are needed for
the oversea service. Bank etocks were
There was no abatement In the abundance
of money. The Relchsbank this week
offered 40,000,000 marks of treasury bllU
for rediscount In the open market. In order
to diminish the difference between the of
ficial and private rates, but the operation
had no effect. The private rate went ptlll
lower. Hence. It Is believed that the
Relchsbank will reduce Its rate. It Is
understood that hundreds of millions ot
marks of German credits have been placed
in London and New York. The foreign
exchange rates were slightly easier, but
the danger of gold exports has not yet
S.COO) 13H 13
103 1 103
ai Union Pacific
3 TRAINS to the East DAILY
Through Pullman standard and Tourist sleeping-cars
dally to Omaha. Chicago. Sookane:
tourist sleeping-car dally to Kansas City;
through Pullman tourist sleeping-cars (person
ally conductid) weekly to Chicago. Kaasaa
CItv. St. Louis and Memphis; reclining chair
cars (seats free) to the East dally.
For the East via Huntington.
0:20 A. M.
For Eastern Washlng-
.on. u ana walla. Lew
tston, Coeur d'Alene
and Gt. Northern points
ATLANTIC EXPRESS'8:13 P. M.
For the East via Hunt-lDaily.
4:30 P. IL
10:30 A- M.
ENGLISH TONE IS GOOD.
International Tronblen the Only
Drawback Americans In Favor.
LONDON. Feb. 8. While a condition of
semi-stagnation prevailed on the Stock
Exchange during lost week, the firmness
displayed "by the general list of eecritles
The public le not inclined to trnde while
the questions concerning Venezuela, South
Africa, Macedonia and 'Morocco remain
unsettled. A certain activity In some
sections, however, relieved the monotony.
notably the movement In Grand Trunks
on the announcement of the dividend on
third preference' sharco.
The decision favorable to the steel cor
poration rendered at Trenton. N. J.,
Thursday, had a favorable Influence on
Industrial combination stocks and Amerl
can coal shares showed activity. Mexican
silver 3s lMt their previous advance, which
resulted from President Roosevelt s 'mess
age on the proposed'sllver conference, be
cause of assertions repeatedly made here
that little will come of the conference.
Argentines were another feature of tho
market. They Improved because of the
removal of the British restriction on the
import of Argentine cattle and on the
Taken altogether, the tone of the market
was good, and financial writers generally,
hold out the hope of an early resumption
of active buslnere when the present causes
of nervousness are removed, as Is
OCEAN AND RIVER SCHEDULE.
(Ull 3A.N f KA.NUlSLUl
S. S. Ceo. W. Elder From
Feb. 11. 21: Mar. 3.'AInswor!h
13. 23. I Dock. 5:00 P. IL
s. a. Columbia S:oo p. M.
yen. 6. 1C 20; Mar.l
8. IS. 28. I
For ASTORIA and way!8:00 P. M.
points, connecting with!
steamer for Ilwaco and
North Beach, steamtr
Hasaalo. Asb-st. Dock.
10 P. M.
3:00 P. M.
For Salem. Corvallls
and war points, steam-
Hutn. Asn - street
Dock (water permitting)
6:45 A. M. About
Mondays. '6:00 P.M.
v ednesday Tuesdays.
FOR DAYTON. Oregon'7:00 A. M.
Cty and Yamhill River Tuesdays,
points, steamer Hlmcre, Thursdays.
Ash-street Dock. Saturdays.
(Water permitting.) I
For Lewlston. Idaho. 4:05 A. M.
and way points, from Dally
era Spokane or
5:00 P. IL
TICKET OFFICE. Third and Washington.
Telephone Main 712.
PORTLAND & ASIATIC
For Yokohama and Hong Kong, calling at
Kobe, Nagasaki and Shanghai, taking freight
via connectinfc steamers for Manila. Port Ar
thur and Vladivostok.
INDRAVELLI SAILS ABOUT FEBRUARY 28.
For rates and full Information calf on or ad
drers officials or agenta of O. R. 4: N. Co.
SHOULD ADVERTISE RIGHT
Total sales for the day, 303,200 shares.
U. a ref. 2s. reg.lOSH
do coupon .....10H
do 3s. reg.....l07
du coupon .107
do new 4s. reg..l34
do coupon 1354
do old 4a. reg...lin
do coupon 110
do Ss. res 102
do coupon 102!
Atchison adj. 4s.. 02
C. & N. W. cn. 7S.132H
D. & R. G. 4 9S
North. Pac 3s.... 724
do 4s 103U
South: Pac 4s.... 01
union 1'ac. 4s.... .103
West Shore 4s. ...Ill
Wis. Central 4s... 02
Stocks nt London.
LONDON. Feb. 7. Closing nuotatlons:
do pfd 103
B. & 0 103
Can. Pac 140
C. & 0 53
ChL at. Western. 2S4
SU Paul 183
D. A K. G 41
do pfd 014
do 1st prd 74
do 2d pfd 65
Illinois Central ..1404
L. & N. 1204
M.. K. & T. 284
jx. x. central. ...im
do 1st pfd
do 2J nfd
Southern Ry. ..
no ina 74
South. Pac. 66
Union Pac 104
do pfd 07
U. S. Steel 30
do prd 01
do pfd 41
Bank clearings at the three principal cities
of the Northwest tor the week ending .Febru
ary 7 ware as follows:
Total tonnage In port, 2I.1M.
..tS.260.04S $3,615,007 31.8S8.237
Clearings for the corresponding week In for
mer years were as follows:
lSOf $ 0U3.545 S 411.755
1808 1.031,400 1,282.237
1809 1.671,421 1,400.371
1000 1.875,754 1.031.142
10U1 1.021.180 1.S73.60O
1002 2.345,151 2.607,020
Clearings and balances Saturday were as fol.
Money. Exchanire, Etc.
NEW TORK. Feb. 7. Time money Is steady.
Sixty and 00 days, 4; for six "months, 4494
per cent. Money on call nominal; no loans
Prime mercantile paper, 45JJ per cent.
Sterling exchange steady at $4.87.25 for de
mand, and at S4.84.12SS4.S4.23 for 60 days.
Posted rates, $4.83 and $4.83. Commercal
Bar silver. 47Sc
Mexican dollars. 374c
Government bonds steady: railroad bonds Ir
regular. LONDON. Feb. 7. Bar silver dull. 21 15-16d
Money. 3t73 per cent.
The rate ot discount In the open market for
short bill Is 34034 per cent. The rate of
discount In the open market for three month'
bills Is 3 per cent
Consols for money, 03; for account: 83.
SAN FRANCISCO. Feb. 7, Silver bars. 47c
Mexican dollars, nominal.
Drafts Sliht. 124e; telegraph, 15c
Sterling oa London, 00 days, $4.84: do sight.
New York Cotton Market.
NEW YORK, Feb, 7. Cotton futures opened
Appllcnnts for Saloon License
Should Choose Honest Hedluru.
GRESHAM. Or.. Feb. 4. (To the Edi
tor.) It seems to me that the attention
of some of our Senators or Representa
tives should be called to the prcmnt mode
of advertising for a license to sell spirit
uous liquors so that applicants for a
saloon license could not choose the most
obscure paper In the county In which to
publish their notice. What Is a notice
for If not to give notice to those who
may be Interested In the establishing of a
saloon In their midst.
Now. It seems to me that such notices
should be advertised in the, paper having
the largest circulation In the county or
city where such saloon is proposed to be
run. Will those Interested In this move
please take thto matter up and pass It
along in the name of reform?
W. H. HAMILTON.
Collcjcr- Day of Prayer.
PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, Forest Grove.
Feb. 8. (Special.) Today was the day of
prayer for colleges and was fittingly ob
served at Pacific University with special
services he'd in the auditorium and ad
dressed by President McGrew. of Pacific
College. Newberg, on the subject. "The
Basic Principles of Christian Life." This
afternoon a union meeting of the Chris
tlan Association was held.
Puget Sound Limited for Ta
coma. Seattle. Olympla.
South Bend and Gray's
Harbor points 8:30 ara 3:30 pm
North Coast Limited for Ta
coma. Seattle, Spokane.
Butte. St. Paul. New York.
Boston and all points East
and Southeast 2:00 pm 7.-00 am
Twin City Express for Ta
coma. Seattle. Spokane.
Helena. St. Paul. Minne
apolis. Chicago. New
York, Boston and all points
East and Southeast 11:45 pm 7:00 cm
North Coast-Kansas City
St. Louis Special, for Ta
co'na. Seattle. Spokane.
Butte. Billings. Denver.
Omaha. Kansas City. St.
Loots and all points East
and Southeast 2:00 pm T: 00 am
All trains dally except on South Bend brancO.
A. D. CHARLTON. Assistant General Pas
senger Agent. 233 Morrison su. corner Tnlrd,
WHITE COLLAR LINE
PORTLAND ASTORIA ROUTE.
STEAMER BAILEY OATZERT
Leaves Portland dally 7 A. M.. except Sunday.
Leaves Astoria dally 7 P. M.. except Sunday.
THE DALLES-PORTLAND ROUTE.
STEAMERS TAHOMA AND METLAKO
Leave Portland dally 7 A. M-. except Sunday.
Leave The Dalles dally 7 A. M.. except Sun
day. Landing foot Alder st, Portland, Or.
Both phones. Main 331.
E. W. CRICIITON. Agent. Portland.
Willamette River Boats
Steamer POMONA, for Salem. Independence.
Albany and Corvallls. leaves 6:45 A. M. Tues
days, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Steamer ALTONA. for Dayton. McMlnnvtlle
and way. leaves 7 A. M. Mondays. Wednesdays
OREGON CITY TRANSPORTATION CO.
Office and dock, foot Taylor strtr-
8:30 P. M.
3:30 A. M.
4:00 P. M.
7:30 A. M.
4:50 P. M.
for Salem. Rose
burg. Ashland. Sac
r a m e nto. Orden.
San Francisco. Mo-
1a. Los Angeles.
.El Paso. New Or
leans and the East.
Morning train con-
nects at Wdodburn
(dally except Sun
day) with train for
Mount Angei. an
Wendllng and Na
tron. Albany passenger ..
Connects at Wood
burn with Mt. An
gel and Silverton
7:43 A. M.
7:00 P. M.
10:10 A. M.
5:50 P. II.
118:25 A. M.
Dally. IIDaliy except Sunday.
PORTLAND-OSWEGO SUBURBAN SERVICES
Leave Portland dally for Oswego at 7:30 A.
M.. 12:50. 2:03. 3:23. 5:20. 623. 8:30. 10:10
P. M. Dally except Sunday. 3:30. 0:30. 8:33.
10:23 A. M.. 4:00. 11:30 P. M. Sunday only.
0:00 A. M.
Returning from Oswego, arrive Portland dally
8:30 A. M.. 1:55. 3:05, 4:33. C.-13. 7:33. 0:53.
11:10 P. M. Daily except Sunday, 0:23. 725.
0:30. 10:20. 11:45 A. M. Except Monday. 1225
A. M. Sunday only, 10:d0 A, M.
Leave from same depot for Dallas and Inter
mediate points daily except Sunday 4:00 P. M.
Arrive Portland 10:20 A. M.
The Independence-Monmouth motor line oper
ates dally to Monmouth and Alrlle. connecting
with S. P. Co.'s trains at Dallas and Inde
pendence. First-class rebate tickets on sale from Port
land to Sacramento and San Francisco: net
rate. $17.50: berth. $5. Second-class fare. $15.
without rebate or berth; second-class berth.
Tickets to Eastern points and Europe. Also
Japcn. China. Honolulu and Australia.
CITY TICKET OFFICE, corner Third and
Washington streets. Phone Main 712.
Ticket Office 122 Third St Phone 68)
0:00 P. M.
The Flyer dally to and
from St. Paul. Minne
apolis. Duluth. Chicago
and all points East.
No. 3 '
7:35 A. IT.
Through Palace and Tourist Sleepers, Dining
and Buffet Smoklng-Llbrary Cars.
JAPAN - AMERICAN
For Japan, China and all Asiatic fx
About February 10th
For South -Eastern Alaska
Leave Seattle O A. 31.
Steamship COTTAGE CITY
or CITY OF SEATTLE. Feb.
5. II. 17. 25; Mar, 1.
Steamers connect at San
Francisco wtin company's
steamers for ports In Cali
fornia. Mexico and Humboldt
Bay. For further Informa
tion obtain folder.
Right is reserved to change steamers or aall
AOENTS H- L. MURTON. 240 Washington
st.. Portland: F. W. CARLETON. 007 Paclflo
ave.. Tacoma: Ticket Office, 113 James St.,
Seattle. GEO. W. ANDREWS, North-Westem
Passenger Agent. San Francisco. Ticket Of
fice. 4 New Montgomery st. C. D. DUNANN.
Gen. Pass. Agt.. San Francisco.
Astoria & Columbia
River Railroad Co.
Depot Fifth and IaRRIVES'
I Streets. I
8:00 A. M.
7:00 P. M.
For Maygers, Rainier.
Clifton. Astoria, War
renton. Flavel. Ham
mond. Fort Stevens. 11:10 A. If.
uearnart PK., seaside.
Astoria, and Seashore...
Astoria Express. I 0:40 P. M.
Ticket office. 233 Morrison ft. and Union Depot.
J. C. MAYO. Gen. Pass. Agt.. Astoria, Or.