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FHE 3I0RXIXG OREGONIAN, THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1906.
Local Dealers Quote Prices
SHIPPING DEMAND IS SLOW
Good Inquiry From California Is
Expected Later in the Season
and Farmers Arc Holding
for an Advance.
WHEAT Local prices 1 cent lower.
HAY Warm weather causes slow
demand and reduced price.
OATS Eastern oats offered on losal
BARLEY Quiet and llrm.
PROVISIONS Quarter cent advance
HOPS Eastorn orders "received, but
at unsatisfactory prices.
FJtUIT Good apples scarce and
BUTTER Market in good shape for
BGGS Supplies large and prices
POULTRY Demand slow and tend
The -wheat market was oft again yes
terday, dealers quoting Portland prices
1 cent lower. The decline at Chi
cago and at athcr markets imparted
an easy tone to values and trading
was, if anything-, more sluggish than
it has been. The Liverpool market
has been ruling weak for several days,
and foreign buyers show no inclina
tion to purchase supplies here at rul
ing prices. The California demand is
also light at the moment, the trade
there having enough wheat on hand
for present requirements. It is the gen
eral opinion, however, that California
will be in the market again soon, and
some dealers estimate that they will
take 1,000,000 more before the season
closes. Should this demand come at
the time of any special foreign inquiry
an improvement in the tone of the
market and probably better prices can
be looked for. It Is this condition
that "many wheat holders are anticipat
ing and they are, therefore, hanging
on to their stocks firmly. The opin
ion prevails in many quarters that a
75 per cent market will again rule
here before long. Portland dealers yes
terday quoted club wheat at 7071c
with bluestem from 1 to 2 cents higher.
Europe is making the world's wheat
prices, and conditions there now are
being governed largely by the Argentine
crop outturn. The tendency of the
world's markets appears to be in buyers'
favor, with a larger wheat production
than a year ago, but fluctuations result
from the varying reports received from
the South American republic, as well as
from Australia land India. The latest ad
vices from Argentina say: "The Argen
tine wheat market Is easier this week,
with a quiet demand. Arrivals from the
interior are increasing slowly, and the
quality continues satisfactory. The
weather is more favorable as affecting
the threshing and movement. Estimates
of the exportable surplus have been
slightly reduced. The corn market Is firm,
and the demand quiet. Arrivals from the
interior aro very small. The late rains
have been very beneficial for the corn
A late London cable says of the situa
tion in India: "An official Indian report
for the week ending January 6 says rain
is urgently needed In eastern districts of
' the Punjab. Elsewhere the situation is
deteriorating, especially in the droughty
districts." Other reports from India say
the rainy season Is past, and there is Utile
hope for relief. The harvest In India Is
in March and April.
PLENTY OF HOP ORDERS.
But rricen Quoted Will Not rermit of Busi
ness Heine Done.
Only a moderate amount of business
was reported in the local hop market
yesterday and what was done wag be
tween dealers. Salem reported a quiet
condition of afairs. It was learned that
two lots were bought near Sllverton,
one by Joseph Harris at 9 cents and the
other by Squire Farrar at 9 cents.
Eastern orders were plentiful, but
most of them quoted prices at which
hops cannot be bought In this state.
Inquiries were also received from Lon
don, but the terms were unsatisfactory.
A letter received by the agent of a New
York firm stated that several East
ern dealers were offering 190G Oregon
hops to brewers at 12 cents.
The Watervllle, X. Y.. Times of Jan
uary 39, said of the hop market there:
"There has been a little buying since
our last at Sc to 10c, which shows that
prices have not improved. Growers are
in. a quandary as to what to do
whether to sell at the prevailing low
prices or hold for higher. This is al
ways one of the problems confronting
the hopgrowcr and the worst of it is
no ono has sufficient knowledge to
warrant giving advice." Telegraphic
press advices since that date have re
ported the New York market firmer.
A model of an improved labor-saving
hop-baler, patented by the Salem Iron
"Works, was exhibited at the Belvedero
Hotel yesterday by Conrad Krebs. This
oress will bale hops at a cost of 10
cents a bale, whereas"thc cost by the
old style balers was 30 to 35 cents. It
is also a great timc-savcr and will turn
out 24 bales pressed and sewed per
hour with a crew of only six men. One
horse will furnish all the necessary
power. Krebs Bros., of Salem, are the
agents fcr the press. The model at
tracted much attention from a large
number of hop men who were present
at the hotel.
HAY MARKET LOWER.
Warm Weather Further Depresses Local
Prices Eastern Oats Offering.
The continued warm spell has had the
effect of further depressing the hay 'mar
ket. Local stocks are large and offerings
are numerous, but the demand is very
slack, owing to the open weather. Lower
prices were consequently quoted by deal
ers yesterday. Should the weather turn
off cold, a better tone of the markt would
Oats and barley are inactive, but the
market Is very firmly maintained, as sup
plies aro limited. As choice white Oregon
oats are quoted up to $2S.50. there is somo
disposition on the part of buyers to turn
to Eastern oats, which. It is said, can be
laid down here for $25.f01?2C Though the
quality of the Eastern oats Is inferior to
those of Oregon, the difference In price
makes It an object for some purchasers to
use the imported article.
BUTTER MARKET SATISFACTORY.
Best Grades Move OfT Promptly at Full
Price Eggs Weaker.
' The butter market is rogarded by
"most of the trade as in a satisfactory
condition. Local creamery stock of the
best grade moves off as fast as made,
and recognized fancy brands .on Front
street find ready sale -at top prices.
"Lower grades are worked off at steady
rates. The entry of California butter
into this market will be later this sea
son than usual, and until it comes, it
Is believed present priocs can be main
Egg receipts were larger yesterday
than on the preceding day, and the
market had a weaker tone. Pricos were
Tne poultry market .was low with a
downward tendency. Arrivals wore not
heavy, but the demand was backward.
Some firms named a clcan-up price of
12 cents on chickens.
Good Apple Scar re.
There were no carlot rccolpts of fruits
or vegetables yesterday. The market
was fairly active at former prices.
Good apples continue scarce and in
strong demand. There is a scarcity of
cabbage on Front street.
Advance in Hams. '
A new local price list of provisions was
issued yesterday, quoting an advance of
lie on hams.
Bank clearing of the Northwestern cities
yesterday were a.u follows:
Portland $ on. Arc, . : 7y.51S
battle 1.W5..VJ3 4'S7.Xlt
Tacoma 'SlCKSt f-VCl
Spokane 5O3.404 CI, 450
Grain. Flour. Teed, Etc
WHEAT Club. 70Q71c; bluestem, 72 ft 73c;
red. 57WC8c: Valley, 73c.
FLOUR Patents. 4.304.70 per barrel:
straights. $3.S04.1O: clears. 3.C5(j?3.S0:
Valley. $3.6003.90: Dakota hard -wheat, pat
ents, $5,500-6: clears. $5; graham, J 0.230
3.75: whole wheat, $3.75(31; rye flour, local,
$5: Eastern. $3.25(53.35; cornmcal, per bale.
OATS No. 1 white feed, $27.50828.50;
gray. $27028 per ton.
MILLSTUFFS Bran, city. 517: country
$18 per ton; middlings. $21.50; shorts, city.
$18: country. $10 per ton; chop. U. S. Mills.
$17.50; linseed dairy food, 1 18; acalfa meal,
$18 cer ton.
CEREAL FOODS Rolled oats, cream. 80
pound sacks. $0.75: lower grades, 55.250
C.50; oatmeal, Kteelcut, 50-pound sacks. $3
per barrel; 18-pound sacks. $4.23 per bale;
oatmeal (ground). 50-pound sacks. $7.50 per
barrel: 10-pound sacks. $4 per bale; spilt
peas, $5 per 100-pound sacks: 25-pound
boxes. $1.40; pearl barley. $4.23 per 100
pounds; 25-pound boxes. $1.25 per box;
Pastry flour, 10-pound sacks. $2.50 per bale.
BARLEY Feed. $23.50 24 per ton; brew
ing. $23.50024; rolled. S24Q-25.
BUCKWHEAT $2.50 per centaL
HAY Eastern Oregon timothy. $13.50
14 per ton: Valley timothy, f Si 10; clover.
$i.50g&; cheat. $70S; grain hay. $7?S.
Vegetables. Fruit, Etc
DOMESTIC FRUITS Apples, common, 75c
$1 per box; choice. $1.251.50; fancy. $2
2.50; pears. $1.2531.50 per box; cranberries.
$13 13.60 per barrel.
TROPICAL FRUITS Lemons, $203.50 per
box; oranges, navels. $262.75 per box; Jap
anese, 00c per single box; grapefruit. $2,750
3.25; pineapples, 4 (g 4.50 per dozen; bananas,
oc per pound.
FRESH VEGETABLES Artichokes, $1,253
JvOper dozen: beans. 20e pound; cabbage,
lifj2c per pound; cauliflower, $2 per
crate; celery. $3 per orate; cucumbers.
fl.iS per dozen; head lettuce. 35640c per
dozen; hothouse, $1.251.50 box; pease. 12
15c; bell peppers. 35c; pumpkins, &lc per
pound; radishes, 25c per dozen: tomatoes. $2.23
02.40 per crate; sprout. cy.7c per pound;
squash. lilic per pound.
ROOT VEGETABLES Turnips. 30c $1
per sack; carrots, 05 75c per sack; beets.
85c$l per sack; garlic 10124c per
ONIONS Oregon. No. 1, $1 1.13 per sack;
Iso. 2. 70 80c.
POTATOES Buying prlcce: Fancy graded
Burbanks. 7075c per hundred: ordinary, 509
00c; sweet potatoes. 22Uc per pound.
DRIED FRUITS Apples. 113 12c per
pound; apricots. 1212c; peaches. 10
12c; pears, none; Italian prunes. 5U 0OUc;
California figs, white. In sacks. 5 He per
pound; black. 43c; bricks, 12-14 ounce
packapee. 7585e per box: 58-ounce. $20
2.40; Smyrna. 20c per pound; dates. Per
sian. 53Gc per pound.
RAISINS Seeded. 12-ounce packages. SQ
8i,4c: 16-ounce. 810c; loose muscatels,
2-crown. 77c; 3-crown. 7(&7ic; 4
crown. 80SHc; unbleached seedless Sul
tanas. CCgc; Thompson's seedless, un
bleached. 88c; Thompson's fancy un
bleached, 12 12 He; London layers, 3-crown,
whole boxes of 20 pounds. $1.75; 2-crown. $2.
Butter. Eggs. Poultry, Etc
BUTTER City creameries: Extra, cream
ery. 3032c per pound. State creameries:
Fancy creamers. 27 32"c; store butter. 10
EGGS Oregon raneh, 27fefo2Sc; Eastern.
21 (32.1c per dozen.
CHEC.SE Oregon full cream, twins, 14
15c; Young America, 15 10c
POULTRY Average old hens, 12 13c:
Springs. 1213c; mixed chickens. llt12c:
broilers. 13 15c; dressed chickens. 14
15c: turkeys, live. 15c; turkeys dressed,
choice. 17 20c; geese, live, pound. It 11c:
geese, drewed. per pound. 12gl4c: ducks. 16
17c; pigeon-. $12; squabs. $23.
Groceries. Nuts, Etc.
COFFEE Mocha. 202Sc: Java, ordinary,
IS 22c: Cost,a Rica, fancy. IS 020c; good,
10lSc; ordinary. 1822c per pound Colum
bia roast, cases, 100s, $14.23; 30s. $14.25:
Arbuckle. $16.38; Lion. $10.38.
RICE Imperial Japan. No. 1, 5c; South,
era Japan. 5.35c; head. 7c
SALMON Columbia River. 1-pound tails,
$1.75 per dozen; 2-pound tails, $2.40; 1
pound flats. $1.83; fancy ll-pound flats,
$1.80; -pound flats. $1.10; Alaska pink, 1
pound tails. 90c; red. 1-pound tails, $1.23:
cockeye. 1-pound talis. $1.70.
SUGAR Sack basis. 100-pounds: Cube.
$6.03; powdered. $5.S0; dry granulated.
$3.70; extra C. $5.25; golden C. $5.10; fruit
sugar. $5.70;. Advances over sack basis as
follows: Barrels. 10c: -barrels. 25c; boxes,
50c per 100 pounds. Terms: On remittance
within 15 days deduct c per pound: if later
than 13 days and within 30 days, deduct He
sugar, granulated. $5.50 per 100 pounds;
maple sugar. 1518c per pound.
SALT California, $11 per ton. $1.C0 per
bale; Liverpool, 30s. $17; 100s, $10.50; 200s.
$10; -pounds. 100s. $7; 50s. $7.50.
NUTS Walnuts. 15 Uc per pound by sack;
Uc extra, for less than sack. Brazil nuts,
16c; Alberts, 16c; pecans. Jumbos, 16c; extra
lar?.e' 1tc,:,,aiRlond!S: "15e: chestnuts,
Italian. 12 10c; Ohio. 20c; peanuts, raw.
7c pound; roasted. 9c; plnenuts. 10l2c;
hickory nuts. 7 8c; cocoanuts, 3580c
BEANS Small white. 4c; large white.
SMc: pink. 24c; bayou. 4c; Lima, Oftc; red
Provisions and Canned Meats.
HAMS 10 to 14 pounds, 12c pound; 14
to 16 poupds. 12"4c: 18 to 20 pounds, 12io:
California (picnic). SUc; cottage hams, 8"Jic;
shoulders. Sc: boiled ham. 18c; boiled pic
nic ham, boneless, 13c
BACON Fancy breakfast. ISc per pound;
standard breakfast. 10c; choice, 15c; Eng
lish breakfast, 11 to 14 pounds, lie; peach
PICKLED GOODS Pork barrels. $18; -barrels.
$0.50. Beef, barrels. $12; H-barre'ls,
SAUSAGE Ham. 13c per pound; minced
ham, 10c; Summer, choice dry, 17 c; bolog
na, long. 5c; welnerwursf, Sc; liver, Oc;
pork, 9 10c; headcheese. Cc; blood, Oc; bo
logna sausage, link. 4c
CANNED MEATS Corned beef, pounds,
per dozen. $1.25; two pounds. $2.25; six
pounds. $7. Roast beef. flat, pounds. $1.25:
two pounds, $2.23; six ponuds. none. Roast
beef. tall, pounds, none; two pounds. $2.35;
six pounds. $7. Lunch tongue, pounds, $2.75.
Roast mutton, six pounds. $8.50.
DRY SALT CURED Regular short clears,
dry salt, 10c; smoked, llc: clear backs,
dry salt. 10c: smoked. llc; clear bellies,
14 to 17 pounds averace. none; Oregon ex
ports, 20 to 25 pounds average, dry salt, 11c
smoked. 12c: Union bellies, 10 to 18 pounds
LARD Leaf lard, kettle rendered: Tierces.
10ic: tubs. 10c; 50s. 10c; 2-0. 10 Vc:
10s. llc; 5s. 11 Uc Standard. pure: Tierces.
BHc: tubs, OHc; 50s, Hc: 20t. iic: ie.
1014c; 5s, 10 Uc Compound: Tierces. 6c:
tubs. 6ic: Ms. 6c; SOs, 7Uc; St, 79ic
Heps. Wool, Hide-. Etc
HOPS Oregon, 195, choice. lIIc:
jximr. 84 8 He; mnHHSs, 7ff Sc: elds. A ft 7c
HIDBS Drr kWei; No. L 1 tmd
up, 16 C 18c per pound; dry Up. No. 1. 5 to
10 pounds. 15 16a. per pound: dry calf. No.
1. under 5 pounds. 17010c; dry salted, bulls
and stags, one-third lets than dry flint;
(culls, moth-eaten, badly cut, scored, mur
rain, halr-cllpped. weather-beaten or grub
by. 2 3c per pound less). Salted bides:
Steers, sound. CO pounds and over, lO&llc
per pound: 50 to CO pounds. 84 910c per
pound; under 50 and cows. 8 10c per pound;
salted kip. sound, 13 to 30 pounds. 9c per
pound; salted veal, sound, 10 to 14 pounds,
9 10c per pound; salted calf, sound. 10 to
14 pounds. 10 11c per pound; (green un
salted, lc per pound less; culls, lc per
pound leis). Sheepskins: Shearlings. No.
1 butchers' stock. 25 30c each: short wool.
No. 1 butchers stock. 40 50c each: medium
wool. No. l butchers' stock. CO 80c; long
wool. No. 1 butchers' stock. $1 91.50 each.
Murrain-pelts from 10 to 20 per cent less or
12 14c per pound: horse hides, salted, each
according to size. $I1.50; colts bides. 23
30c each: goatskins common. 10 15c
each: Angora, with wool on. 25c $1.50 each.
FURS No. 1 according to sire. Bearskins,
$S30 each: cubs, half price: badger. 10fi50c:
wildcat, with head perfect, 15c8$1.23; bouse
cau. 10620c; fox. common gray. 50cfl.Jl.25:
red. $255.30: crow. $6615: silver and black.
$1006300; fishers, $3lo; lynx. 10: mint
according to size. . $1.755; marten!
dark. according lo size and color.
$2.50IO; muEkrat, large. Sg20c: rkunk.
85cQ'$2; civet or polecat. lo25c; otter.'
$520; panther, $168: raccoon. 50cB$3.50:
mountain wolf, with bead perfect, $ll75eg
coyote, 50c$1.50; wolverine; $469; beaver, $4
WOOL Eastern Oregon average bett. 16
21c: Valley. 242Cc per pound.
MOHAIR Choice. 30c per pound.
BEEtSWAX Good, clean and pure, 26822a
TALLOW Prime, per pound, 3e3ilc: No.
2 and grease. 23c
CASCARA SAGRADA (chltUm bark) 2
3c, according to q-Ulty.
TURPENTINE CAsea, 69c per gallon.
COAL OIL Cases, 20c per gallon; tanks.
14 c per gallon.
"WHITE LEAD Ton lots. 7ic; 500-pound
lots, Sc: less than 500-pound lots, SUc (la
25-pound tin palW lc above keg price: 1 to
6-pour.d tin pails, lc above keg price; 1 to
6-pound tin cans, 100 pounds per case 2Uc
per oound above keg price.)
GASOLINE Stove gasoline, cases, 25c
72 test, 27c; 86 test. 35c; Iron tanks. lc '
LINSEED OIL Raw. In barrels 57c: In
cases. C2c: boiled, lc barrels. &9c; In cases.
64c; 250-gallon lots, lc less.
BEEF Dressed bulls, 22c per pound
cow4 34r4c; country steers. 45c
VEAL Dressed. 75 to 125 pounds, S8c
125 to 200 pounds, 46:-. 200 pounds and
MUTTON Dressed, fancy. 7 fa Re per
pound; ordinary. 4W5c; lambs. 77Vc
PORK Dressed. 100 to 150 pouaw. 77tic;
150 and up. Cg6c per pound.
RECEIPTS OF ORANGES TOO
LIGHT AT SAX FRANCISCO.
Strictly Fancy Oregon Rurbanks
Arc Firm and Other Grades
Steady Hops Arc Dull.
SAN FRANCISCO. Cal.. Jan. 24. f Special.)
Receipts t oranges continued light and
auction sale set for today was postponed to
Friday for laek of available stock. In the
opn market trade was active Large navels
were very firm. New came from the 'South
that the weather has permitted the rfum-Hten
of picking and packing houses are darting up
again. Ry the end of the week this market
will probably be well supplied with oranges.
The only ether new feature of the fruit mar
ket Is that good prices now obtainable far the
upper grades f applet" are causing liberal
withdrawals from cold storage, mostly New
town pippins, which sell at $1.50 for 4 tiers,
and $1.75 for 3 tiers.
Hops are quoted dull and unchanged at 7
11c by local handlers.
Wool Is very dull and no active buyers are
expected until the new "Spring clip arrives.
Quotations arc nominally unchanged.
Strictly fancy Salinas, Oregon Burbanks
and cheap river rteck are the firmest features
of the potato market. Medium and . krw
grade Oregom are abundant and Keady. On
ionn are in ample supply and barely steady.
"Wheat and barley future declined ?harply
under liquidating sales. Spot prices for URh
cereals were casl-r. Oat were in good re
quest and firm. Fecdstuffs were steady.
Eggs wre easier and lc lowr. Butter and
rheew were unchnnged. but weaker. Recetpta
2S.500 pounds butter. 3300 pound cheese.
24.4SO dozen eggs.
VEGETABLES Cucumber. .Wcti$1.25; gar
lic, 5tc; green peas. 367c: string beans,
15ftl7Vc: tomatoes, $l-2.VgI.50.
POULTRY Turkeys. 174121c: roosters, old.
$4.50(?S.O: roosters, young. $667; broiler.
small $293: broilers, large $4 05: fryers $5
: henr. J4..vS.W; duck, old. $5fi6; duck,
BUTTER Fancy creamery. "lUe: cream
ery secomV, 24 c
EGGS Store. 25ti2rtc: fancy ranch. 27c
CHEESE Young America. 13fj15c; Eastern.
1510r; Western. 14614c
WOOL South Plains and S. J., 14615c;
MILLSTFFFS Bran. $19620.30; middlings
BAY Wheat. $11616: wheat and oats. $9
14; barley. $Sfill; alfalfa. $liei3.50; stock.
$C507.M: straw. pr bale. ."Wj.'kV.
FRUIT Apples, choice. $2; common. 40c;
bananas. . $1C73: Mexican limes, nominal;
California lemons, choice $2.50; common. 75c:
oranges, navol. $193; pineapples. $2 4.
I'UTATOES Early Rose. $!.2.1.40; Sa
linas Durbankr. $1.2561. GO: weetF, 50c$1.23;
Oregon Uurbank. 75c&$1.2.;.
RECEIPTS Flour. 15.476 quarter sacks:
wheat. 361 centals; barley. 3534 centals; ata.
483 centals; beans. 833 racks: corn. 1200 cen
tals; potato. 10.C06 xaeks; bran. 1704 raekn;
middling. 225 sacks; hay. 244 tons; wool, 4
bales; hides. 12S2.
SAN FIIA VCf-jrVI Tom ti -ri. ,
closing; quotations for mining stocks to
day were as follows:
-Alta 0.Q2 'Hale & NoreroK
Alnhn. Con. ... .04 I.Ttti i n
Andes 11 Mexican"""" i"vi
Belcher 15 lOccIdcntal Con. .
Best & Bclch'r 1.15 OphIr
Con. Cal & Vs.l.K
Crown Point.. .10 "Silver MI1I
Exchequer 30 Union Con
Gould & Currlo .17 llTtnh Cnr.
Julia 07 lYellow Jark7f
BOSTON. Jan. 24.-CIosinir niirttfe.
North Butte...? S7.00iMohawk $59.50
-ftuvcniurc .... a.so Mont. C. AC... 5.03
-Mloyez 43.75 Old Dominion., an.sn
Amalgamated .110.50 Osceola ... 103.0)
Amer. Zinc HWPni-
Atlantic 25.50!Qulncv """""
Cal & Hecla..703-7101Tamarack .....
Centennial .... 29.25'TrInIty
Copper Ranpc. f3.87UnIted Copper.
Daly West.... 16.75U. S. Mlnln-j..
Dominion CoaL S0.25IU. S. Oil ..
NEW YORK. Jan. 24. Closing
Adams Con... 50. 25
Little Chief 0714
Bruns. Con 55
Comstock Tun .09
Con Cal Sr Val.lS
Sierra Nevada. .33
Small Hopes... .
Horn Silver 1.S3
Iron Sliver.... 4.(0
Lcadville Con. .06 (Standard
Dried Fruit at New York.
NEW YORK. Jan. 24. The market for
evaporated apples seems to be a little steadier
In tone, owing to the Independence of hold
ers, but prices are unchanged. Common are
quoted at 7U66ic; nearly prime, S;c;
prime. 9Jc; choice. 10c; fancy, lie.
Prune are working Into a very strong poi.
tlon. apparently, but prices aa yet show no
Improvement, ranging from 4 Ti to Sc on spot.
Apncou are arm. choice are quoted at 84
H0c: extra choice. 10H 10!ic. and fancy
at 11 9 12c.
Peaches command .full late prices with a.
small demand from Jobbers reported. Extra,
choice aro quoted at 10c: fancy. lO'ifllc; ex
tra fancy, llH13c
JUMm ere amaiMlly uclMrcd.
FLOOD OF ORDERS
Stock Market Improved by Re
CHEAP ISSUES IN DEMAND
Break In Unfou Pacific, on Failure
to Declare Dividend, Usettlca
the "Whole 1.1st Closinjr
Tone Is AVcak.
NEW TO UK. Jan. 24. Speculative buying
came Into the market agafn thle morning In a.
flood and put an end temporarily to the down
ward coure of prices. There was heavy un
loading again before the clce. which was
weak. The complete restoration of wire com
munication with the West was given its share
of credit for reviled speculation. But the
technical condition of the market was much
Improved by the liquidation effected yester
day. With the weak commitments for tha
ris taken out, with large profits In hand on
the part of the powerful combination! which
precipitated the reaction with their realizing,
and the attraction of a lower level of prices
to attract a re-entry Into the market at &
profit, and with the bear account considerably
extended on the short side to offer potential
support by their necessltle to buy locks to
cover contracts, the market was In better posi
tion to resume the advance than It was to
continue It before the reaction.
The conspicuous feature of the resumption
waA the marked preference shown for stocks
of the cheaper grade, both among the rail
roads and Industrials. Fifty separate fceues
could be enumerated In which no dividend
are pakl, and which were up successively in
the trading today and rushed to a higher level.
Gains ranged all the way from I to 3 point.
The spread of the demand Is from the higher
grade dividend payer to the lower grade of
Union Pacific and Amalgamated Copper were
sustaining factors for the llet. and when
Union Pacific began to crumble, the effect on
the general list was apparent. Action on the
Union Pacific dividend has usually been taken
before this period, and when the executive
committee adjourned without action today,
misgivings arose about an advance In the rate
which was counted upon. The low-priced
storks saved fomc remnants of their earlier
gain, but there were some threatening breaks
In the high-priced stocks, especially St. Paul.
Beading and the Pacifies, and the closing
tone wart weak.
Bonds were Irregular. Total sales. par
value. $S,S.uO'. United States old 4s de
clined H per cent en call.
Sales. High. Low. bid.
Atmal. Conner .
..U0.6CO 112i 110& 110
Am. Car & Fdry.. 73.SCO
Am. Cotton OH
Am. H. & L. pfd...
Am. Unseed Oil....
3, GO) 42M:
Am. Sm. & Refr... 33.SO0 173
donreferred 1.700 129; 12S 12S-i
Am. Sugar Refg... 2S.SC0 133H 150U 150,
Am. Tob. prd. cert, imv iui
Anaconda Mining.. G3.G0) 2
Atchison 26.O00 85
do preferred 700 10i 104 10U,
Atlantic Coast L... 1.3CO 165i 165 163
Baltimore & Ohio.. 11.S-C0 116V.
do preferred leo
Brooklyn R, Trans. 59.5(0
3.CO) 176H 1744 174H
Central of N. J
Chesapeake & Ohio 9.0CO
Chicago & Alton...
Chi. Gt. "Western..
Chicago & X. W..
Chi. Mil. & SU P..
Chi. Term. & Tr...
C. C. C. & St. L..
Colo. Fuel &. Iron..
Colo. &. Southern..
23.200 1S2 1R7-U
do 1st preferred..
do 2d preferred...
Consolidated Gas ..
DcL &. Hudson
D.. L. & W.
Denver & R. G
do 1st preferred.. 20)
do 2d preferred...
Kan. City Southern
louisville &. Nash.. S.600 15414
Metrop. St, Ry.....
Minn. &. St. Louis.
M.. St-P. & S. S. M.
MIsourl Pacific ...
M.. K. & T.
4(0 !!, 1G04 1614
& 14 139
30) 1S0U 17914
17.7CO 10514 104ti 10414
20.60) 40i 334 33U
Nat, of Mex. pfd...
N. v. Central
N. T.. Onu &. AV...
Norfolk & Western 22.700
North American .. 2.S0O 1014
Pacific Mall 1.600 50!i
Pennsylvania 62.5CO 1(74
People's Gas KO 101
P.. C. C. & St. L.. 1.100
Pressed Steel Car.. 7.SO)
do preferred ..
1.0 1014 103
Pullman Pal. Car-
Reading 65.20) 162
do 1st preferred
do 2d preferred... 2.600 102
Republic Steel ....
Rock Island Co
do preferred ...
St. I. & S. F. 2d pf. 3.000
St. Louis S. W..... SO)
do preferred 2.600
Southern Pacific .. 33,500
Oi.M 4 lt
300 1024 102
Tenn. Coal & Iron. 400 1574 1374 1564
A fian xucitii;.... iv.tuu -Tn uTtx
xoieao. su u. . 33?4
do -preferred 20) 594
Union Pacific 359.40) 16014
IT. S. Express 400 131
U. S. Realty 300 311
U. S. Rubber. S.7C0 574
do preferred 30) 113V; 112
U. S. Steel 69.300 45;
do preferred ...... 27,300 1124
va.-Uaro. unem 3.CO0
do preferred ..
20) 11614 116
29.20) 264 23S
do preferred 1,000
Wells-Fa rgo Exp.
"Westlnghouse Elec. 2.000 174
western union ....
Wheeling &. L. E...
Northern Pacific... &300 268
Central Leather ... 34.100 49Ti
do preferred 2.40) 107A 1054
filoss-Sheflleld 600 92.i 91T, 914
Total sales for the day. 1.54,200 shares.
NEW YORK, Jan. 21. Closing
do 2s coupon. .wt4 do is .105-4
U.S. new 4s reglSVilS. P. 4s 94A
do coupon 1314! U. S. 4s ioeu.
U.S. old 4s res.KK Wis. Cen. 4s.... 5S4
U.S. old As coup.168 (Japan 6s 2d ser. S34
Atchison AdJ... SS-ilJapan 4'is ctfs.. 951,
Stocks at leaden.
LONDON, Jan. 21 Consols for money,
S3 11-16: con Bel s fr account. 8?-13-15.
Anacon. liNr." &. West:... 924
AtcMeea 3ri do preferre-4:.. 9fi
.197 lOnt&rio & "West. 5Si
.1154iPnnsylvanIa ... 754
ts. dc o.
Chcs. &. Ohio...
Chicago Gt. W.
C. M. & St. P.
D. &. R. G
do 1st pref....
do 2d pref....
L. ic N
M.. K. fc T
N. T. Central..
.104 Rand Mines...
. 63!ReadJni" ...
23U do 1st pref....
do 2d nref.
51 (Union Pacific...
77 IU. S. Steel
.184 j do preferred..
160 i Wabash
41j( do preferred..
15SV4! Spanish Fours.
3IoBer. Exchange. Etc
XEW YORK. Jan. 24. Money on call,
steady. 31844 per cent; ruling rate. 4; clos
ing bid. offered at 5 per cent. Time
loans, easier; GO and 30 days and six month.
44 per cent. Prime mercantile paper. "654.
Sterling exchange, easier: closed firm,- with
actual bcntness in bankers' bills at Jt.8710
4.S715 for demand and at J4.S370S4.8375 for
00-day bills. Posted rates, 4.S44.Sta and
54-S&. Commercial bills, ?4.W.;&4.S3H.
Bar silver. G5Hc
Mexican dollars. SO'ic
Bonds Government, easy; railroad, irregu
lar. LONDON. Jan. 24. Bar sliver, 30 3-lGd per
Money. 34gi per cent, '
Tke rate of discount In the open market for
short bills I 3 13-ltf per cent; do for three
months bills, 3?4 per cent.
SAX FRANCISCO, Jan. "-M. Sliver bars.
arexlcan dollars Nominal.
Drafts Sight. 10c; telegraph. 1-ViC.
Sterling SUty days. J4.S4H; eight. 4.SS.
Dallj- Treasurr Statemea;.
"WASHINGTON. Jan. 24. Today's statement
of the Treasury balancer shows:
Available cash balance - J142.3T5.SW
Gold coin and bullion 76.JjS1.87C
Gold certificates 34.105.430
WOULD POOL HOP COOP
NEW PIiAX SUGGESTED FOR OR
GAIZATIOX OF GROWERS.
D. Iv. Bill Favors Marketing of
State's Product at Xcw York or
London by Association.
OREGON CITT. Or.. Jan. 24. tSpccial.)
D. K. Bill, a practical hop grower and mana
ger of Dr. Nlchol's large hop yard near this
city, has devised a plan la the operation of
which he considers lies a solution In a large
measure at least of the problem of low
prtees with whlcb Willamette Valley growers'
have been contending for several yean.
Mr. Bill would form a hop growers" organi
zation, founded en a eenslble and substantial
business basis. Such an organization, he con
tends, should be limited as to membership to
persons actively engaged In the growing of
hops, and should Include men of some mean.
The secret of 3lr. B1HV plan would depend on
getting a majority of the growers of the tate
Interested aad. having pooled their product.
dLxpose of the rant in the New Tork or Ixm
don markets throsgh a personal representative
of the growers organization.
According to the plan of Mr. BUI. he would
have the growers with ready money advance
to the smaller grower the nece-jsary means
with which to harvest the crop, the borrower,
however, to pay a legal rate of Interest for
the use of the money to the man making the
Wan. The oaly expenee to which the Individ
ual member of the organization would be
placed In dleleg of his crop would be the
actual freight charge and other necessary ex
penses In forwarding hls hops to the agent at
New Tork. At the beginning of each season
growers would be cautioned to pick cleanly
and properly cure their hops, otherwise the
product would not be received by- the associa
tion. In this way an 'improved and uniform
standard as to quality could be established
ind a greater demand result for the Oregon
crop, which I known to b the best In the
world. Immediately following the baling of
the crop, the hoes of each member of the as
sociation weald be Inspected and graded by
an authorized representative of the organiza
tion, and th grading? would not b" disturbed.
In disposing of the crop. Mr. Bill would re
rve to ech grower the privilege of author
izing the association to dispose of hl hopo at
any time that he was satisfied with market
conditions and wished to
Mr. BUI has made a iudy of the situation
with respect to the demoralized condition of
the hop market this year and other seasons,
and he has reached the "conclusion that It U
only through concerted action on the part of
growers that prices at all approximating the
true value of their product can be realized. He
will try and Interest growers sufficiently to
go Into suoh an organization an he suggests.
JJVESTO CK MARKETS.
Prices Quoted Locallj- on Cattle. Sheep aad
The following llvetock prfces were quoted
yesterday In the local . market :
CATTLE Good steers. f3.OVfin.75: fair to
medium. J2.758a.C0: cows. good. .VJ3.2J:
medium. J2.r0C75; calves, light, Sl.V) to 175
pounds. 4.Ofi4.75; calves, heavy. W.OOt3.23.
HOGS Be, suitable for packers. Sd,0Ol?
0.25; fair to medium grades. 5.30: light fat
weight. 120 to 140 pound. $.i.'3.23.
SHEEP Good fat sheep. $5.0035.2,; choice
Prices Current at Kansas City, Omaha aad
CHICAGO. Jan. 24. Cattle Receipts 22.
000: market slow. Stockers and feeders.
.2.40S4.5O; cows and heifers, $1.3594.75;
Texas fed steers. $3.00 94.50.
Hogs Receipts 33,000: market weak.
Mixed and butchers. $5.t095.tf; good to
choice. $5.5035.t: rough heavy. S4.50O
4.33; light. $5.333.374: pigs. $4.005.45;
bulk of sales. $3.30tr3.no.
Sh'ep Receipt 22.000; market weak.
Sheep. $3.73 (f 3 S3; lambs. $5.00 & 7.50.
SOUTH OMAHA. Jan. 2. Cattle Re
ceipts 3300; market steady to stronger. Na
tive steers. $3.SOff 3.10; cows and heifers.
$2.5093.83; canners. $26250: -lockers and
feeders. $2.5064.40: calves, $2.301; bulls,
stags, etc.. $2.23S3.30.
Hogs Receipts S30O; market ."c higher.
Heavy. $5.4055.50; mixed. $5.4065.45; light.
$5.30&5.42Vs; Pigs. $i.30&5.10; bulk of
sales. $3. 4033.45.
Sheep Receipts 000; . market steady.
Western yearlings. $5."O0B.I3: wethers.
$3.50 & 3.73; ewes. $4.755.40; lambs. $7
KANSAS CITT. Mo.. Jan. 24. Cattle Re
ceipts 10.000; market slow. Native steers.
$3.tt0f?6; native cows and heifers. $25;
stockers and feeders. $2.3O04.jO; Western
cows. $2.5084: Western steers. $3.5085.50;
bulls. $2.30 3.83; calves. $387.25.
Hogs Receipts 13.000: market steady.
Bulk of sales. $5.40.i.474: heavy. $5.45&
5.50; pigs and lights. $4.8205.40.
Sheep Receipts 3000; market steady.
Muttons. $4.5O(?0; Western lambs, $3.30 f?
7JV0; range wethers. $5.5096.50: fed ewes.
Coffee and Sagar.
NEW TORK. Jan. 24. Coffee futures closed
5S10 points higher. Sales were reported of
47.250 bag?. Including February. 6.00c; April.
CfiOc; March. 0.i5e7c; May. 7.1&87.20c: July.
7.33c; September. 7.60. and December. 7.0Sf
7.70c Spot Rio steady; No. 7 Invoice, S 7-1 6c;
mild, steady; Cordova, 84 9124 c
Sugar Raw. nominal; fair refining, 3c; cen
trifugal, 85 teat, 3Hc; molasses sugar. 2
11-lOc; refined steady; crushed, $5.40; pow
dered. $40; granulated. $4.70.
Dairy Produce la the Bast.
CHICAGO. Jan. 24. On the Produce Ex
change today the butter market was easier:
creameriei, l&J?r7c; dairies, lt924c. Eggs,
steady' at mark, cases included. 17ai!lc; firsts,
ltc: prime firsts, 20c; extras, 22c Cheese,
NEW YORK. Jan. 24. Butter, weak.
Cheese and eggst, unchanged.
Wool at StXJOoab.
ST. LOUIS. Jan. 24. Wool steady. Me
dium grade.", combing and clothing. 26f20c:
light fine. 212S; heavy fine. lHf2Ic; tub
New. York Cettea Market.
NEW TORK. Jan. 24,-otton futures
closed weak at a net deciiae of 2 to 10
BREAK ON SELLING
Wheat Loses Nearly . Cent at
COMMISSION HOUSES YIELD
"Weather Bureau's Report of Mild
Weather Throughout the "Winter
Grain Belt a Factor In
the Late Trading:.
CHICAGO. Jan. 24. The weakness In the
wheat market developed late In the day.
Early In' the session the feeling was firm bc
cau.e of an active demand by commission
houses. The Liverpool market showed only
a slight decline, notwithstanding the sharp
break hern yesterday. During the first hour
offerings were smalt and prices made a mod
erate advance. May selling at SfiKSSfic.
Later, felling by commission houses and local
bears started a break, and a quick drop In
prices followed. May declining to 5c The
report of the Weather Bureau, showing mild
weather throughout the AVlnter wheat belt was
an Influential factor of late trading. The
market closed weak and prices at almost the
lowest point, of the day. Final quotations on
3Iay were oft 4?TtC at S5"s'854c.
Corn was steady. May closed at t4;ifT'3c.
Oats were active and eteady. May. 31 c.
Provisions were firm In the early part of he
day. but later the market weakened on gen
eral selling. May pork closed lc off, lard
5c down, and ribs 317"?aC lower.
The leading; futures ranged as follows:
Sales. High. .Low. Close.
tXlay J0.S6U W.S5 $0.S53j $o.85?i
July SIH .S3-4 .S3-4 .S3i
May 45 .454 .4ITi -44Ts
July 454 .458 .15"i .I5s
May 3li .Zl'A .314 14
July 304 .30 .20 .30
May 11.20 14.20 14.05 14.05
January 7.421. 7.42 7.40 7.40
May 7.60 7.60 7.55 7.55
July 7.72i 7.72 V 7.65 7.676
May 7.60 7.C0 7.50 7.526
July 7.70 7.70 7.62. 7.63
Cash quotations were as follows:
Wheat No. 2 Spring. S4S6c: No. 3, SO
S5Ac: No. 2 red. S53i3S6r8c
Corn No. 2. 42'fcc: No. 2 yellow, 42"4c.
Oat No. 2. 30ic: No. 2 white. 32'g32c;
No. 3 white. 3lf3l4c
Rye No. 2. 66c.
Barley Good feeding. 39c; fair to
choice malting. 4C-S0c.
Flaxseed No. 1. $1.12; No. 1 Northwest
Mess pork Per barrel. $12.67. "a 13.70.
Lard Per 100 pounds. $7.40.
Short ribs sides Loose. $7.22.
Dry salted shoulders Boxed. $7.37.
Clover Contract grade, $13.25.
Flour, barrels 35.700 20.SC0
Wheat, bushels 47.300 27.700
Corn, bushels 231.100 2D3.100
Oats, bushels 530.000 200.4CO
Rye. bushels 6.D0O 1,100
Barley, bushels 85.S0O 11,100
Grain and Produce at New Tork.
NEW" TORK. Jan. 24. Flour Receipts. 20,
300 barrels; exports. 44.300 barrels: mar
ket quiet nnd barely steady.
Wheat Receipts. 700O bushels. Market
weak; No. 2 red. SvSc elevator, and Wi t.'o.
b. afloat; No. 1 Northern. P5i f.'o. b. afloat.
After showing firmness up to the last hour,
baaed on covering orders, steady Liverpool ca
ble, fair clearances and a better Northwest
ch demand, wheat suddenly turned wenk.
May clOKed 01 He; July closed S0c: Septem
ber closed R7;c.
Hops and hides firm.
Grain at Saa Traaclsco. ,
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 24. Wheat and bar
ley steady. Spot quotations:
Wheat Shipping $1..T51.40; middling.
Barley Feed. $1.2I4L23i: brewing. $1.25
Oatii Red. $l.25J1.6rf; white. $1.5501.75;
Call board -sales: Wheat May, $l.47V.. Bar
ley May,$1.2t4. Corn Large yellow", $1.23
Wheat at Tacoma.
TACOMA. Wash., Jan. 24. Wheat un
changed. Bluestem. 73c; club. 71 He: red.
Minneapolis Wheat Market.
MINNKAPOLIS. Jan. 24. Wheat May.
S3c: July. S4ifi&4Tic.
"Wheat at Liverpool.
LIVERPOOL. Jan. 24. Wheat March. 6a
HKd; May, 6s 04 d. Weather, fine.
NEW YORK. Jan. 24. A further advance
was reported In the London tin market, with
both spot and futures quoted at JEIC3 15c
Locally the market was steady with spot
quoted at ..77tSC7.60c.
Copper also was higher In London, with
spot doMng at 7S 10n. and future. at 77.
Locally no change Is reported. Lake and elec
trolrtlc are quoted at l!ffl8.50c. and casting
Lead was 3i higher at f!6 ISn Ikl In London.
Locally the market Is steady with pot quoted
Spelter wm unchanged at 27 6s d in Lon
don, and at &Ofit5.3c In th local market.
Iron was lower abroad with standard foun
dry closing at 52s d, and Cleveland warrants
at 53s in the English market. Locally South
ern Iron wan reported unchanged. No. 1 foun
dry Northern. $18.7519.35; No. 2 foundry
Northern. $lS.25ft 1S.83.
London Wool Sale.
LONDON. Jan. 24. The offerings at the
wool nale today amounted to 11.810 bales. A
good selection of merinos sold freely to all
sections. Cross breds were firm, though In
ferlprs were In lighter demand. Scoureds were
In active request from Germany. Home buy
ers secured large lots of scoureda. Americans
took a few' superior merlnoo and extra light
DAILY CITY STATISTICS
EHLEN-STRAUS William Ehlen. 30. 274
North Twenty-third street: Freda Straus. 22.
JOHNS-BLACK W. E. Johns, 33, 341
Flanders street; Jennie Black. 22.
PUZEY-WIiSON George F. Puzey, 20.
412 North Twenty-first street; Dora C. Wil
VAN BUSKIRK At- 85 Fourth street. De
cember 23. to the wife- of George Van Bus
klrk. a son.
SHORT At St. Vincent's Hospital. Janu
ary 22. to the wife of Rev. Francis Burgette
Short, a son.
FRAWICK At 11)4 East Thirty-fifth street.
January 5. to the wife of Albert P. Frawlck.
M'KINNEY At 1CU5 East Twenty-third
street. January 19. to the wife of Charles A.
McKlnney, a daughter.
JOHNSON In a scow, below old light
plant, four miles down the river. January
10 or 17. James Johnson, aged 70 years
WOOD In lodging-house at Fifth" and
Stark streets. January 21. John Wood, a
native or Scotland, aged 40 years.
HELLING At St, "Vincent's Hospital. Jan
uary 21. OI M. Relllng. a native of Nor
way aged. 43 years.
M'CAULLT At Ellensburg. Wash., Janu
ary 21. S. D. McCaully. a native of Ohio,
aged SU years. Remains brought here for In
terment. GRAY At 63 Gilliam avenue, January 22.
Charles. Dayton Gray, a native of Pennsyl
vania, aged 78 years. t months and 27 days.
R OCT LEDGE At Portland. Sanitarium;
January 23. Clarence David Routlcdge. a
native of Pert 1 ad. aged 28 years. 3 months'
and 2 days.
CLAGG At 47 Kat Salmon street. Ja.nu.
ary 23. Infant daughter of Mr. and; "Mrs.
George A. Clagg. aged one day.
CADY At Beaverton, Or.. Jannary 22.
Miles D. Cady. a native of New Tork. aged,
3 4 years, 10 months and 4 days. Remains
brought here for interment.
GUS ROSENBLATT Store. First street, be
tween Mill and Montgomery; $300.
W. BECKETT Dwelling. East Twenty-second
street, between Going and Prescott: $500.
D. G. TOMASINA Dwelling. San Rafael
street, between Union and Grand avenues:
EL HOLMAN Dwelling, Third and X"t
MRS. EL 11. M'INTYRE "Repair of dwell
ing. North Twentieth and Pettygrove streets;
MRS. CAROLINE BECK Dwelling. Borth
wick street, between RusseU and Page: $1000.
C. W. BOOSE Repair of dwelling, 613 3111
waukle avenue; $200.
BLUM A CER & HOCH Repair of store.
Fourth and Washlnston streets; $200.
GIESY & BROOKE Addition to store. Sec
ond and Stark street: $3000.
MR. PRATT Alteration of office. Third
and Stark streets; S3C0.
J. H. FISK Apartment-house, Union ave
nue and Pacific street: SG000.
WILLIAM FLIEDNER Carpenter work on
flve-etorj- brick store. Tenth and Washington
streets $2S 000
C. ROBINSON Dwelling. East Couch and
East Twenty-tirst streets; $2000.
H. L. CAMPDwelllng. East Salmon street,
between Eaot Twenty-third and East Twenty
Real Estate Trancfe-m.
Dell M. Shinn and husband to Fred
Wolf and wife, lots t!, S and 10.
block 2. Shinn's Addition $ 3,150
Ellen I. Farnsworth and husband to
Annie P. Farnsworth, o acres, be
ginning northeast corner Ezra John
son D. L. C. T. 1 S.. R. 2 E-.-. 300
Georse H. Durham and wife to Clara
B. Tlmmons, lot S. bloclc 13, Wood
lawn G. W. I. Jones and wife to F. W. Shef
field, lot 20. block 4. Highland Park
Martha Stelnert to John A. Harding,
lot 1, block SI, Portland City Home
Waldo F. Stewart to Evelyn C. Black,
S. 33 feet of W BO feet lot 7, block
23S, City 2,200
Title Guarantee Sc. Trust Co. to E.
Carter Black, lots 1 and 2. block 18.
S. St. Johns 475
Ex rel Cora Lyona Floyd to MUaa
Mitro Gopcevlc. section 24, T. 1 N.,
R. 1 E.. 10 acres 1
Real Estate Inv. Aen. to F. D. Pat
ton, lot 8. block M. Sellwood.. . 1
Agnes R. Hall and husband to Rich
ard Nunn, parcel land beginning S..
line S. ipi double block I City, 52 feet
W. of SE. corner ..r IS.OO
Benjamin F. Honeyman and wife to
William B. Honeyman, undivided i
lot 0. block 20. Alblna Homestead.. 1
C. DeLaney to Mary DeLaney, lot 10,
block 10, subdivision Riverside Addi
Kate E. Strickland to Fred Spagele.
N. 38 feet lot 2. block 129. Caruthers
Addition . 2,000
Annie L. Malarkcy and h.u.iband to
Frank Skoleflcld. lot 10. black 4, Al
bion Addition 1
Hannah E. Scofflns et al. to Claude I.
Scofnns. undivided "i block 2, and
lots 4 and 10. block 3. and S. M lot 1.
block 4. Scofflns Addition, and other
Anna Titus to Silas J. Shourdd, lots 21,
22, block 71. University Park 500
Northern Counties Inv. Tr. Ltd. to M. J.
Gallagher and wife, subdivision A of
lot 1, block B, Portland Homestead.. 500
Frank Watson and wife to Hulda S.
Carlson, lot 0. tract E-. Overton Park 300
Oscar W. Daueherty et al. to W. 11.
Daugherty. parcel land beginning 20
feet N. of NW. corner B. L. Hen
ness and wife Tract, section 32, T. I
N.. R. 2 E. ft
W. II. Dausherty to Martha E. Lewis,
same property 1
Frank Klekar.and wife to B. C. God
dard. parcel land beginning 40 feet S.
of SE. corner lot 9, block 4, Market
Street Addition 1
Elizabeth West Perkins to Frank
Klekar, same property '. 1
Investment Co. to S. F. Scott, lots 1
and 2. block 1. Piedmont 1,200
Georse W. Brown to Taylor Inv. Co..
' lot 11. block 9, Laurelwood 175
H. G. Drewery and wife to same, lot
10. block 9. Laurelwood L
'Agnes H. Reed to Bertha R. Hanna-
ford, lot 5. block 4, Caples Addition.. 400
Same to Harrison A. Whitney, lots 10
and 11. block 3. Caples' Addition S00
W. E. Robertson et al.. trustee, to Pa
cific Paper Co.. 50x100 feet, block 40.
city - 1
University Land Co. to Adeline M.
Martin. lola 38 and 29, block 132,
University Park 20O
Joseph G. Dollarhlde and wife to Sarah
A. Rhoads. lot 9, block 2, Avalon
Tract Addition 20O
Anton Sohler and wife to Victor Land
Co.. lot 3C. block 4. Tabasco Addition 1
Louis P. Beno et al. to Bertha F. Ha
bersham, parcel land 45x100 feet, -beginning
144 feet W. of Intersection
Irving with W. line Twenty-fourth.. 2,700
Simon Wolf and wife to Will Wolf,
strip 2 feet wide by 100 feet long, be
ginning 25 feet E. of intersection
S. line Clay with E. line Thirteenth
J. W. Sinsletary et al. to O. W. P. &
Ry. Co.. parcel land beginning 32 rods
and 5 feet W. of B. line J. Serois D.
I, a. section 32. T. 1 N.. R.3B... 150
Andrew G. Horberg and wife to George
Burbach. lot 8. block 21. Lincoln Park 405
George W. Brown to G. A. Parmenter.
lot 28. block 3. Evelyn 570-
Alva Barban and wife to J. II. Nanh.
lots 18, 17. 18. block 21, Trcmont
Emerson A. Woodruff to Louise 51.
Reed. lots 40, 47, block 43, Peninsu
lar Addition 1
Leroy Carr and wife to M. F. Tufts,
B. 1.3 lots 5 and 6, block 3, P. T.
Smith's Addition 1.50O
George W. Brown to Harriet J. Sanford
and husband, same property ....... 200
Gilo Investment Co. to Tlnie L. Hyams,
B. i lots 5 and . block 127, Irving
ton Addition i S
T. S. McDanlel and wife to Fannie R.
Honeycombe. lot 5, block 7. East Port
land Heights COO
Mary T. Conway to Charles L. Bru
baker. 8 1-10 acres, beginning 100.6
feet N. of NE. corner Ezra Johnson
D. L. C. I
Charles L. Brubaker and wife to John
A. Versteeg et al., same property.. 1
Alvln W. Bagley and wife to Amber
Inghram, lot 7, block 11, Portsmouth
Villa Annex 135
Andrew Peterson and wife to N. D.
Root, lots 18 and 19. block 34, Trc
mont Place 130
Oak Lumber Co. to James W. Morrow,
lots 20 to 28. block 14. Northern Hill
Jamea W. Morrow et al. to Louisa I.
Watts, lots 20 to 20. block 14, same
Addition .... 0
II. G. Sibray and wife to E. C. Ketchum.
lots 1 and 2, block II, Portsmouth
John R. Shaver et al. to James Thomp
son, lot 8. Belmer Shavers' Addition 000
D. E. Buchanan and wife to W. V.
Johtifwn. lots 1. 2" and 3. block 76,
University Park 550
P. II. Marlay et al. to Frank Grant,
administrator. lots 9 and 10, block 7.
Marchmont Addition .................. 35
T. B. Howes et al. to George Good. W.
A of NW. 4, section 23, T. 2 N., R.
2 w. : 1
B. P. O. E.. Portland Lodge. No. 14'J.
to same, same property 1
In the Local Railroad Offices.
W. C. Seacrcst, Pacific Coast agent
of the New York Central lines, Is ex
pected to return this morning from a
short trip to the Sound on passenger
W. AV. Broughton. freight trafllo
manager of the Great Northern, with.
headquarters at St. Paul. Is expected to
arrive in Portland the last of the week:
from Los Angeles, where he is In at
tendance at the convention of the
Transcontinental Freight Association.
W. D. Skinner, assistant general
freight agent of the O. R. & N., Is rep
resenting his road at the same session.
W. TL Brewster, traveling1 passenger
agent of the Chicago Great Western,
with offices at Seattle, was In Portland
yesterday- on business.
W. Benson,- traveling: passenger and
freight agent of the Boston Steamship
Company, with headquarters at Seat
tle, left last night for home after a
snort stay in Porfland.
W. H. Wyman, of Seattle, manager of
the California Saw Works, formerly of
Portland, was transacting business here
yesterday. Mr. Wyman bears the rep
utation among his Innumerable railway
acquaintances of being- the youngest
looking1 grandfather in America.
Thinks Oregon Excels Alberta.
The advantages of Oregon as a stock
raising: state have impressed them
selves upon C. W. Thompson, of Ne
braska, who lately sold out a stock
ranch in that state for $30,000, with the
intention of going to Alberta and en-pragin-f;
In the stock business there. He
Is now In Portland after visiting; Al
berta and has 'decided this state Is
much preferable to the Canadian prov
inces for the cattle business. He has
purchased property in Portland and
will buy and ship cattle, with his head
quarters at Portland.
There's nothing like Hood's Sarsaparilla
for keeping bloed pure- and ffivinr real