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THE 3IORMXG OREGOXIAX, THURSDAY. JANUARY 30, 1913.
WHEAT BUYING LESS
Prices Are Well Maintained on
FARMERS ARE NOT SELLERS
Dealers Offering More Freely but
Making No Coinresslons Miller
Reported to Be Out of Market.
Import Flour Is Quiet.
tttm vn&t m&rkct a much quieter yes-
tcrtlay at rortland. on the Hound and in the
country. So far as farmer were concemea
there was no change In the situation, hut
on the part of dealers there was rather
more disposition to sell ana taKe preseni
profits. The freer offerings, however, wero
not accompanied by any concessions in
Bluest eni was available at JW5 cents and
Hub around S8 cents, but there did not
appear to be much demand at these fig
ures. The millers on the Sound were said
te be out of the market, an occurrence that
frequently follows their periodical meeting,
although it does not always mean a cessa
tion of activity.
At the present time, however, there seems
lo be less desire on the part of millers to
load up with wheat. The Oriental demand
for flour has slackened down In a material
decree, and this may be the reason.
There was not much business passing- in
oats or barley, and prices were unchanged.
The grain bag market is active and firm
at 10 cents.
Local recelpta In cars, were reported by
the Merchants' Exchange as follows:
Wheat Bartey Flour Oats Hay
Mnndav ."I! 2 11 3
Tnmlv ..... '7 . . 1
Tear ago .... ?
S wn to datc.l2..tl'T 1K0 1-2. lOlrt 12rtl
Year ago ! 177 K.71 lnS 175
niKKYIKW W4KLS SOU AT BOSTON
.ars;c Lot Taken at 59 Cents Clean Basis.
o m-C1lv Buylns;.
Am one the wool sales at Boston In the
past week were 123,000 pounds original
Iakeview, Or., at .19 cents scoured basis;
RO.00O pounds three-eighths Burlington,
Wy., wools at 24H cents: 10,000 pounds
half-Mood Burlington. Wyo., wools, private
terms; 100.000 pounds of fine Wyoming
clothing. lf cents In the grease, estimated
. cents scoured; 25,000 pounds three
elrhths Mood Montana nt 26 cents. In ad
dition to the above there were a consider
able number of clean-up small sales of vari
ous grades and qualities of territory wools.
The attitude of the Eastern trade on con
tractus; Is shown by the following report
Contracting for growing wool In the
West Is hindered by the attitude of flock
masters at present. They want prices
v.hlrh approximate those of last season.
The buyers from the East, howexer, feel
that this attitude is unwarranted, in view
of the tariff outlook, and they have so far
refused to operate. It looks as though
shearing will be under way In Wyoming be
fore any buying Is done, as none has yet
Ft'TVRJS COCRSE OF SUGAR PRICES
Market at Present Is TMscountlnjr Bad
The outlook for the sugar market is
viewed in- the following light by a New
York surar authority:
"The sugar market discounts good condi
tions as well as bad conditions. It Is dis
counting the bad conditions now. The good
conditions are to come after the height of
the Cuba grinding season has been passed,
production from then on lessening. At that
time the demand for refined will be making
tiK strides, a demand that In its full amount
for the year Is counted upon to show a bij
Increase over the consumption of 1912.
There will be a speculative Inquiry that will
help to carry temporary excess stocks."
Demand for Hops Ierreaea.
The demand for hops bus flattened out,
both here and In California, and no market
activity ta expected before buying starts
for February shipment.
Beer sales for the month of December,
according to returns to the Internal Reve
nue Department, were 4,631,951 barrels in
1912, against 4.t9.1B7 barrels In 1911.
Cheese Market In Good Shape.
Cheese Is going Into consumption in a
fairly active may. and the market is very
steady at present prices. Butter Is clean
ing up well and la also steady.
Poultry was in light supply yesterday and
the market was firm, especially for hens.
Dressed meats moved at former prices.
The demand for esses was moderate and
prices were fairly steady.
Cheap Applrs Only Are Wanted.
There mas a fair demand yastorday for
cheap grade apples at r.Otfcrrtt cents, but ver-
few wero te be hnd. The better grades
were neglected. Considerable shipments of
red Hood Ktver., s'Ookhave been made to
The vegetable- market was lightly sup
plied. With the quality mostly poor and
prices high, buy ins was not of satisfactory
volume. California advices were that no
more celery will be shipped before March 1.
Rank clearing of the Northwestern cities
esicrday were as follows:
Portland jl.4SS.os" ij(r..47s
Seattle 1.7.'..i.s7 31. MS
Tw.-otna 4mt.7:0 67. S-4
Spokane 7 M.3
ftrala. Flour, Feed. Etc.
WHEAT Track prices: Club, S$4: blue
s:em, ftrt'iW-c; forty-fold. f7e; red Russian,
Si.-. atl.-v. S7c.
FLOUR Patents. $4.70 per barrel;
straight. $4.10; exporrs. S3.S3.$3.n5; Val
ley. 4. 70 ; graham. S4.6d; whole wheat.
BARLEY Feed. 232.VS0 per ton; brew
ing, nominal; roiled. 15.50620.50 per ton.
CORN Whole. $27: crncked. 125 per toa.
MILLSTCFFS Bran. 122 per ton; ahorta,
$24 pr ton; middlings, $30 per ton.
HAT Timothy, choice. $16617; mixed.
Eastern Oregon timothy. $12i: cat ana
vetch. $12: alfalfa, f 11.50: elovar. $10;
Straw. $49 7.
OATS No. I white. $2tf.50ft 27.50 per ton.
Vegetables and Fruits.
FREPfi FRUITS Apples. 50c 12.00 per
box; p. ars. $l.r2 per box; grapes, Mala
gas. $1 rr barrel.
POTATOES Jobbing rrlces: Burbanks,
M90c per hundred; sweet potatoes, 3c
TROPICAL FRUITS Oranges: Navels.
$2.2594; Ftorlda. $4: Jpanee. $1.25 per
bundle; California grapefruit. $2.75 3.U.
Florid grapefruit. $4.25; lemons. $7.50$-$
per box. t'lneaupies, 6c per pound: pome
cranates. $2 per box; persimmons, $1.7& pet
box. tangerine;. $2.23 per box.
VEOETABLES Artichokes. $1-50 per
dozen; cabbage, lc per pound: cauliflower.
2..V per crate: celery. $5-50 per crat.
cucumbers, 75c4j $3 per dos.; eggplant. 10
pound; head lettuce. $2,50 per crate; pep
pers, ltc per pound; radishes. 16o per
dosen; sprouts. 10c: torn toe. $25 per
Vox; garlic. 5$6o per pound.
rACK VEGETABLES Turnips. 75o per
ark; carrots. 75e per sark; beets, 76o per
sack; parsnips. 75c per sack.
UNION d Oregon. $1 per sack.
SALMON Columbia River. one-pound
ta!. i pr ti-ten; half-pound flats.
one-pound flat t:.t.; Alaska pink.
kne-pomil tailc x.': ?iUersides. one-pound
J-IONKY Choice, $3.43.75 per eas.
M.;T Walnuts. 1S- per pound; Brasii
nns, 12 i l.c: filberts. 1 4 ? 15c; almnnds.
peanuiM. 5ri.-: coetan:it!i. 90cv$l per
riuacn . cSestnuts. 11c per pound : h.-kor
nui7. 3f !"; itd. I7c;-pi;iv. l7-20r.
BiwA.No bmall ahite, &.4Uc; large white.
4fcc; Urn. Hc; pink, 41. 70c; Mexican,
5c; oayoo, 4.65c. "
SUGAR Fruit and berry. $5.25; Honolulu
plantation. $5.20; beet. $5.05; extra C. $4. J
powdered, barrels. $5.50; cubes, barrels, a.0.
6 ALT Granulated. $14 per ton; half
ground lts, $1 per ton; -. $10.75 per ton;
dairy $12.50 per ton.
RICE No. 1 Japan. 5? 5 He; cheaper
grades. 4ic; Southern bead. S&S&c
DRIED FRUITS Apples, 10C per pound;
apricots. 12 p 14c; peaches. Sllc; prunes.
Italians. Si 10c; silver. 18c; figs, white and
black. $Vifi7c; currants, Hc; raisins, loose
Muscatel. S6 7Vc; bleached, Thompson.
llc; unbleached Sultanas. 8 He: seeded.
7fc8c; dates, Persian, c per pound;
fard, $1.65 per box.
TIGS Twelve 10-ounee. 85c; 50 6-ounce,
$L85; 70 4-ounce. $2.50; 30 10-ounce, $2-25;
loose, 50-pound boxes, H7c; Smyrna,
boxes, tl.10yl.25; candled, $3 per box.
Dairy and Country Produca.
Er;0S Fresh locals, candled., 26 27c per
CHEESE Oregon triplets, lie per ponnd.
BUTTER Oregon creamery hutter. cuow,
57 c per pound; prints, 364 4? 39c p
POULTRY Hens, 1413c; broilers. 14H
$15c; turkevp. Jive, 2"c; dressed, choice,
Z5c; ducks. 157l6c; geese, 12fel2ttC .
PORK Fancy, 10c per pound.
VKAL Fancy, 14 15c per pound.
HAMS All alxea, 1801Be; picnics,
14c; skinned, lSVfcc; boiled. 27c,
BACON Fancy. 21v2$c; choice, 20O2-.
LARD In tierces, choice, 14 c; com
pound, 9 be.
DRY SALT MEATS Regular short clears,
134?15c; ahort clear bacas, 12 to lfl Ihs.,
l&Hfl5c; short clear backs, 18 to M lba,
lSivFiOc; exports. 14c; plates. lOQllc
BARRELED BEEF Extra mess beef, $14;
mess beef. $ii; extra plate beef. $17.50; plate
beef, $17.50;. rolled boneless beef, $0.
BARRELED IORK. Best pkm pork. 13;
brtsKet pickled pork. $23.
COFFEE Roasted, in drums, 24 0 40a
Hop. Wool and Hides,
HOPS 1012 crop, prime and choice. IS
18c per pound; 1V13 contracts, 15c per
MoHAIR Choice. 32o per pound,
PELT Dry, 13 Q 14c; butcher, $19 M.
short wool. 7lvc
WOOL Eastern Oregon. 4i$18c per
pound according to shrinkage; Valley, 2l)i
&:hc per pound.
H1DE baited bides. 32c Pr pound ,
salted calf, 18c; salted kip, 13 14c; green
hides. 11c; dry hides. 22f2Jc; dry calf, Ju'e.
1, 25c; No. 2. 20c; salted bulls. So.
CASCAiiA Per pound. 4s4c; car lots.
GRAIN BAGS In carlota. 10c
linseed Oil and Turpentine.
LINSEED OIL Raw, barrels, 5"c: boiled,
barrels. 55c; raw, cas?s, 5Sc; boiled, cases,
OIL MEAL Carload, $37.50 per ton; less
than carWods, $40 per ton.
TURPENTINE Barrels. 54Vic; cases. 57o.
GASOLINE Naphtha, In iron barrels lc.
In cases 2:tc: motor gasoline, in iron barrels
17 In cases 24c; engine distillate, lu iron
barrels sVtC in cases 1 5 c.
GAINS ARE NOT HELD
Stock Values Weaken on Fall
ing Off of Demand.
SHORT COVERING CEASES
Soutliern Pacific Is Notable Escep-
IVeakness in Railroad
HOGS ARE DIME LOIR
MARKET REACTS VNIEIl LARG
Eleven Loads Are Received and
$7.75 'is Top on Best light
weights Other Lines Dull.
Eleven carloads of hogs made up the
Ini-rer Dart of the livestock supply at the
stockyards yesterday. As a result of the
heavy offerings the - market was weak.
About four loads of top grade hoes were
sold at 7.75. the best price of the day,
which is a dime under last week s market.
One load went at $7.70 and the remainder
of the light swine sold at 7.6S. Heavy
hogs brought $6.75.
The sale of a small bunch of ewes at
$4 was the only transaction in the sheep
market. No cattle sales were reported. In
the previous day's list by mistake cows were
reported to bave been sold at $7.15. The
cattle in question were steers.
Receipts were s cattle, sui nogs ana j
Shippers were: T. rl. .tJrennan, -rerreDonne.
3 cars of cattle; Bergerson Brothers, Beck
wlth. Wvo.. i cars of hogs: Ltnd & Van
Ausdein, Twin Kails. 1 car or hogs: w. w.
Brown, Gateway, 1 car of hogs; J. AY.
Sevier. Slsson. Cal.. 4 'cars of hogs; Hugh
Cummlngs, Halsey, 1 car of sheep and hogs;
F. D. Backer. Sllverton. 1 car of hogs, and
T. Kopplln. piaiiivlew, l car or hogs.
The day s sales were as louows:
75 ewes Id 4.00
S hogs 3Sft C.7.)
72 hogs 1 7.75
.1 hogs - t. '
80 hogs -'-' 7.7S
85 hogs 19t i-65
hogs I 7.65
84 hogs 7.65
90 hogs ............. 1M 7.55
34 hogs 2-'2 7.75
7 hogs ::'S 7.75
15 hogs 11 7.60
IS hogs l."3 7.75
hogs 341 6.7o
1 hog 300 S.75
? hogs 173 7.70
fct hofca ll'U -'
The ranze of prices at the yards was as
Choice steers i..iura
Good steers , 7.00 ji 7.30
Medium steers 6.50 7.00
Choice cows 6..u -qf i.(H)
C.oods cows ajs 6.50
Medium cows o.ao'tf e.uo
Choice calves W'9 9.00
Good heavy calves .sn& 7.50
Bull 3.00jjf 5.S0
Light -m ,.,5
Hnvv - .00 6.75
Tesrlir.g wethers 5.009 6.50
Lambs 6 H
Omaha Livestock Market.
c-vt-T.tr i-tU . U A lan 5U lwttle Re
ceipt?. 3300; market, steady. Native steers.
lktVa.tfl; COWS u uriici,, .-.in...,
...... ... -t'. CI C On Tuvu m itun
iaV. -n a ;t.-.. -ous and hellers. Sa.tV06.50:
caives. $."..0l'ii WOO.
luxe Receipts, n.om'; marKei, b-.muj.
enw,- S7.ora7.40: li.ht, $7.lM-u7.3o; pigs,
5 75si7.ro: bulk of sales, $7.251 7.o5.
Sheep Receipts. 4MM): market, steady,
'car'.lngs. $t;.50 7.23; wethers, $5.00U5.U0;
Chicago LivestcM'k .Market.
(ilirico. Jan. ID. Cattle Receipts. 14.-
500: market, steady to shade higher. Beeves,
$tl. 1UW IMKI; TesRS steers. S4.75 ij 3.U5; West.
...... ........ c:. iuu7.ti): atockers and feed-
ers. S4.7544 7.5U: cows and heifers, $.70r
7.0- calves, so.ow w.-w.
ii.',rK..ceiDts. 35.000: market, strong to
a shade higher than yesterday's figures.
hnvv. 7.25u7 70: rough. 7.2r. T.4(; p!,
3 757.35; bull; of sales. 7.u5ty7.tK.
Sheep neceipts. it.'"i; marnt-v,
steady. Native, MSOitSTr,; Western, n.wa
,1 75 vearllnM. eO-'-ft V 7.n0 ; lambs, native.
$v.6g'8.uO; Western. Itf.,"rU4t P-30.
BAX FBAXlSCO PBODUCal MAKKtt
Price Quoted at the Bar City for Vege
tables, fruit. Etc
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19. Th follow
ing produce prices wen currant her today:
Fruit Apples, choice, soc; common, uc;
Mexican ltinea, nominal; California lemons.
holce. 17: common, .: nat orangss.
$1.2593; pineapples. $23.
Cliee9 xoucg America, ltfvmn
Butter Fancy creamery, SSc.
Eggs Store. 23c: fancy ranch. 26Sc.
Hay Wheat. 'J4 4ji5: wheat and oats.
S21.50a23; alfalfa. $12.50815; barley, $1S
Potatoes Oregon Burbanks, 7Gctt$l;
6altnas Burbanks. $1(11.33; sweeta, $1.83
Vegetables Cucumbers, $2.25$2.50; rreea
peas, l.'Hi'-0c; string beans. 35c; toma
tes.' ::31ri0c: eggplant. 5tT12Vc; onions.
Receipts Flour. 1iho quarter sacks: bar
ley. 2025 centals; potatoes, 130 sacks: hay,
NKiv TORK. Jan. 2. Copper nominal.
standard spot and January. 15.25 bid; Feb
ruary. March and April. 15.23 15.73: elec-
lvttc. la-vtO; lajte, jD.wuJD.tii; castiug.
Tin strong. Snot and January. r.0.734T 31.00;
February, so Coil 6u.: March, 50 30.30.
:.ead sleany. ,.-tuoo.
Speller easy. 6. lOtjo-Vh. (
Antimony unsettled. Cooksons .75.
iron easy and unchanged. I
Conner arrivals, w tons: exports mis
month. otki tons. Londnu copper, easy.
Snot. lo; futiise. tOM 17s d.
" London tin strong. Spot, 232: futures.
London lead. fl 1 Vj.
London spelter. t'Zt 2s f-l.
Iron Cleveland warrants, 65a 6U iu Lou
List Peace Developments of
Xo Direct Influence.
NEW YORK. Jan. 2D. Gains made by the
standard stocks on jesterday's rise were con
siderably reduced today. Apparently the
most pressing requirements of the short In
terest had been satisfied, and the demand
fell off with a resultant weakening in mar
ket values. particularly among leading
stocks, such as Reading. Union Facine. ateej.
Amalgamated and the Hill shares. The spe
cialties fared better.
Although the breaking off of the peace
negotiations had been definitely forecasted
and the news had no pronounced influence
on speculative sentiment, bear traders util
ized this developmet with some success.
A factor considered by many detrimental
1- -. . - th. movement in
. i K. Antra fan onmninn sold tO-
day at 40, as compared with 284 last
Wednesday. The preierrea in ine eaiue
bold manipulation, ana me stanuaru wm
today did not follow their lead. A few
stocks. however. developed conspicuous
strength. Harvester continued Its advance,
moving up five points.
c . i i . i I-, ,tAv i4ema.nd
i nnt,a nxvlno- hm-!ner been
stimulated by rumors concerning me ap
proach of an agreement in the negotiations
for dissolution of the Harrlman merger.
Illinois Central was stronger on the ap
pearance of the December report showing" a
net increase oi sitio.vv".
ftnnH nrli.i were somewhat easier. Total
sales, par value, $1,875,000. Panama 3s ad
vanced on call.
CLOSING STOCK QUOTATIONS.
Reported by J. C. Wilson & Co., Lewis
Sales. High. Low. Bid.
Amal Copper .. 12.500 73 71 72!
Am Beet sugar. io .w '
American Can .. 89.200 40 S 40(4
do preferred.. 19.600 129 126 12?
Am Car & Fdy 5.1
Am Cotton Oil.. 2"0 304 504 '
Am Smel & Rif 8,700 73'4 72'- 72
do preferred 105 k
American Sugar - J1,
do preferred Jio
Am Tel & Tel.. 1.0O0 13S WA 133
Am Tobacco ... 300 27 27 2MJ
Anaconda 0O 37 37 37
Atl Coast Line.. 000 13014 130' 130
A T & Santa Fe l.aoo luoi, luoii ivun
do preferred.. 400 103 102 Vi 101
Bait & Ohio ... got) 102 101 102
Rrnok R TrllL. BOO 91'i 005k 00
Canadian Pac -. 1S.50O 241 23S - 240Vi
& O l.lOO 7K 77 11
& G VT 200 IT 16 17
C & N W 1SX
C. M & St Paul. 1.200 131 112 113
Central of ,N J Jo
Chino 2.S00 43 4'. 4i
Col Fuel & Iron aw 35 Sam au
do preferred.. . .
Col Southern 30
Consol Gas 200 137 1371. 137
D L & W -
D & R G 2t'
Distillers' Secur 200 18 1S IS
Erie 1.6U0 31 31 31
Gen Electric ... 30O 142 141 1-41
Gt North Ore .. 100 40 40 39
Gt North pf ... 2.100 128 12S 12S'4
Illinois Central. 200 127 12ii 127
Interboro Met .. 4.1ort lrt ls 18 i
do pref errej. . 3.SI0O tiil vs o- -1
Inter Harvester 1.200 115 HlVi 113
K C Southern .. 100 28 2 26
Lehigh Valley .. 1.SIHI 12 inti. joi
Louis & Nash .. 000 139 138. 139
Mexican Central 23
M. S P & S S M 200 140 1-40 139
Mo, Kan & Tex . 27
Mo Paciflc 1.70 42 41 41
National Lead .. 100 51 31 Vi
Nat Blscuic 121
do preferred.: l-l
N Y Central ... 1.200 109 MS 2l
N Y. Ont & Wes lOO 31 31 .12
Norfolk & West 400 112 112 112
Northern Pac .. 1.500 11 110 119
Paciflc T & T
do preferred.. 90
Pennsylvania ... BOO 123 123 123
People's Gas .. 100 115 115 3l4 i
Reading 3B.300 164 103 'i lt33
Republic S & I. 100 24 21 24
Rock Island ... l.OOtc 22 22 22
Southern Pac .. 54.900 109 107 1"
Southern Ry ... 700 27 26 21
Texas Oil 800 120 11S 11
Union Paciflc .. 76.100 160 13S 159
do preferred . 90
United Rds 8 F S2
do preferred 60
U S Steel 53.900 64 63
do preferred.. ,Vb 110 110 110
Utah Copper ... 1,000 34 51 54
Wabash loo 3 3 i 3
Western Union.. 300 72 72 il
Westing Elec .. 300 74 71 73.
Wisconsin Cent .' 50
Total sales for the day, 372.000 jhares.
Reported by Overbeds & Cooke Co., Board
of Trade bids.. Portland.
Amer Tel & Tel conv 4s 105 106
American Tobacco 4s 96 ....
American Tobacco 6s 120 ....
Atchison general 4s 97 98
Atchison conv 4s ...104 104
Atchison adj 4s stamped 87 88
Atchison conv 5s 104 104
Atlanitc Coast Line cons 4s.... 95 95
At Coast Line "L N coll" 4s. 91 91,i
I'.altimore & Ohio 3s 901., 91
Baltimore & Ohio 4s 97 97
Brooklvn Rapid Transit 4s 9" 91
Can Southern first us 100 10O
Chesapeake & Ohio 4s 10 100
C B & Q gen mtg 4s 95 96
C B & 1 joint 4s 95 95
C B & Ills 4s 97 98
r B i 1) Denver 4s 95 96
Central Pacific first 4s 9C. !"!
Chicago R I A P ref 4s 87 S
I'hii aeo R I & P Col trust 4s. . 63 63
Colorado 4 Southern first 4s... 94 94
Denver t Rio Grande 4s 87 ....
Delaware A Hudson com 4s.... 87 98
Erie first cons P I. 4s...'. 86 S7
Int Met 4s 81 SI
Japanese 4s 83 84
Japanese, ffrst 4s 90 90
Japanese second 4s 88 ....
Louisville A Nashville uul 4s.. 99 99
Mo Kan & Tex 4s... 8.1 87
New York Central 3s 8ti Si
New York Central t, S S 78 78
New York City 4s 90 91
New York Cltv 4s of 1957... ,105 105
Norfolk & western 4s 9S
Norfolk & Western conv 4s 111 lis
N V Ont & W 4S 92 94
Northern Pacific P L 48 98 98
Northern pacific 3s 68 68
Oregon Short Line 4s 91 91
Oregon Ry & Nav 4s 93 93
Panna Ry 4s of 1948 101 102
Philippine Railway 4s 80
Reartlr.g general 4s 97 97
RoptlMlc of Cuba 5S.... 102 102
Southern Pacific first ref 4s... 93 93
Southern Pacific col 4s 94 94
Southern Railway 4s 77 78
StI,SV ref 4s 78 76
Union Pacific first 4s 98 99
Union Pacific conv 4s 95 96
Union Pacific ref 4s 93 95
United States 2s registered mi 10l;
United States 2s coupon loi 101
United States 3a registered 102 103
United States 3s coupon. ...... .102 103
United States 4-. registered 113 114
United States 4s coupon. ...... .113 114
United Railway r- F 4s 63 66
United Railway St L 4s .... 74
Wabash first 4s 63. 64
Westinghouse conv 5s 93 94
Western Pacific 5s 86 87
Wisconsin Central 4s 90 11
West Shore 4s 9S 98
Stocks at Boston.
BOSTON, Jan. 29. Closing quotations:
.North Butte S0
iNorth Lake j 4
Old Dominion... 48
Allouex. 39 'Monawt ...
amal. foDuer.. 72 Nevada Con
A Z L 4 sm... 30 Nlplssing Mines.
Arizona Com . .
B 4 C C 8 M.
je- Ariiona. . 66
Cal Sc Hecla jtjsceoia .
Centennial 1 jQuincy ...
Cop Ran Con Co 48 iShannon ....... 12
E Butte Con M. 13 Superior 30
Franklin 7 Sup & Boa Mill.. 2
Giroux Con .... S Tamarack o0
Granby Con ... 68iu S S R M... 41
Green- Cananea. 8i do preferred... 49
1 Royalle (Cop) 2S:Uth Con 10
Kerr like 3 lutah Copper Co. 54
Lake Copper 19IWinona - 3
Iji. Salle Copper 4;Wolverlne . .. 6
Miami Copper.. .2S,
Money. Exchange, Etc. ,
t ovnnv 1 Bar silver oulftt.
2S 5-16d per ounce. Money. 4S4 per
cent. The rate of discount In the open mar
ket for short bills is 5 par cent: for thres
months' bills. 4 6 4 13-16 per cent.
NEW YORK, Jan. 29. Money on call firm
er. 2 ft 3 p-r cent; ruling rate, 3; closing
bid. 2: offered at S.
Time loans steady. 60 days 3 and 90
oavs 3i4 per cent: six months, 4.
i'rlme mercantile jivper. 41'3 per cent.
Stcriins exchange steady, with actus.
business In bankers' bills at $4.8350 for 00-
aay dihs ana at .
Commercval bills, $4.82.
Bar silver, 61c
Mexican dollars. 48c. .
Government bonds firm: railroad bonds
San Francisco, Jan. 29. Silver bar
Mexican dollars Nominal. .
Drafts Sight, 2c: telegraph, "c.
Sterling on London,. 60 days. $4.63 ;
Condition of the Treasury.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29. The condition
of the United States Treasury at the begin
ning of business today was:
Working balance $ s"-?70,6o7
In banks and Philippine Treasury 31.S29.8tn
Total general fund 143'J'.'!af
Disbursements 1-342. 696
Surplus this fiscal year 1,690.11.
Deficit last year 25.463.aO.
tjv.m ftirnrea for receipts, disbursements,
e'tc, exclude Panama Canal and public debt
Coffee and Sugar.
NEW YORK. Jan. 29. Coffee futures
opened steady at an advance of 5 to 10
points. Improved during the day on cover
ing and bull support, and closed steady
from 13igl9 points net higher. Sales, 45.500
bags. January, 13.12c; t'ODruary, xa-ise,
March, 13.26c; April, 13.44c: May. 13.52c;
June. 13.60c: July, 13.67c: August, 13.76c;
September. 13.84c: October, 13.4J.C; jsovem
her. 13.75c? December. 13.68c
Spot steady. Rio 7, 13 c; Santoa 4. 1SC
Mild quiet. Cordova. 16 18c.
Raw sugar steady. Muscovado, 89 test,
t.98c; centrifugal, 96 test. 3.4Sc: molasses,
$9 test, 3.78c; refined quiet.
New York Cotton Market.
' NEW TORK. Jan. 29. Cotton futures
closed steady, net three points lower on
January, but generally one to three points
higher. January, 12.76c; February, 12.41c;
March. 12.48c; April, 12.26c; May. 12.30c;
June, 12.18c: July, 12.23c: August, 12.10c:
September, 11.60c; October, ll.oc; uecem
Spot closed steady. Mid-uplands, 18.15c
mid-gulf, 13.40c. Sales. 1000 bales.
NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 29. Cotton Spot
firm, unchanged; middling, 12 woe
Chicago Dairy Produce.
CHICAGO, Jan. 29. Butter Steady.
Eggs Steady. Receipts, 43S4 cases; fresh
receipts, at mark, cases included, 1921;
refrigerator firsts. 18916c; firsts, 22c.
Cheese firm. Daisies. 1717: twins,
16yl6c; Young Americas, 16.jl.c;
long horns, 174jU7c '
London Wool Bales.
LONDON, Jan. 29. The wool auction
sales closed today with offerings of 5185
bales. The small stock was readily ab
sorbed at top prices.
Duhith Unseed Market.
DULUTH, Minn' Jan. 29. Closing: Lin
seed Cash, $1.32: July. $1.86 bid; Jan
nary. 11.33, nominal; May, $1.35.
Dried Fruit at New York.
NEW YORK, Jan. 29. Evaporated ap
Wool at St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS. Jan. 29. Wool Steady. TerJ
anrf Waatann mediums. 21 (S 2SC1 fine
mediums, 1820c: fine, 13(aU7c .
Hops at New York.
NEW YORK, Jan. 29. Hops Steady.
51 RAFAEL FIELD WET
COLTS MUST LOOK ELSEWHERE
FOR TRAINING CAMP.
SHORTS LIFT WHEAT
Xealon, Boosts Varlan, Recruit Out
fielder Colin Almost Signs
Sport Editor as Pitcher.
After announcing; unofficially that
the Portland Colts would train for the
1913 Northwestern League campaign at
San Rafael, Cal., Manager Nick Wil
liams was forced to erase that town
from his list yesterday afternoon. Nick
received a telegram from Jim Nealon,
his scout, that the San Rafael diamond
is under water from excessive rainfall
and will not be in condition for play
for three months.
San Jose, Cal., takes its place as a
prospective Colt training camp, Wil
liams receiving an invitation from the
Chamber of Commerce of that city.
Nick has written to find out what fi
nancial Inducements the San Jose peo
ple will extend.
Santa Rosa, another town near San
Francisco, is beinu considered by Wil
liams, who is experiencing more
trouble in locating his men for-Spring
maneuvers than did Walter McCredie
before he finally decided on Visalia,
Nealon writes to Williams boosting
Varian, the San Francisco youngster
who has been signed for the Colt out
field. The lad is hitting the ball hard,
and secured three hits off Harry
Krause the other day. This is con
sidered no small feat for a left-handed
batsman againet a southpaw hurler.
Joe Cohn, the Spokane owner, who
tops the list of Northwestern magnates
in signing up young players, came
within 15 minutes of carrying a Port
land sporting writer on his pitching
staff for the 1913 season, or at least
until the call for training camp.
E. I. Mills, one of the prominent fans,
"framed" the deal on Cohn. He met
Joe in the lobby of a Portland hotel,
mentioned a string of players he had
placed in the game; declared that the
McCredics did not know a player when
they saw one, and whisperingly ad
vised Joe to grab a lanky twirling
phenom who stood several yards away.
Joe approached tie object of the
conversation, was visibly Impressed by
the modest words in which the lad
spoke of his diamond performances,
and, after advising him to say nothing
to anyone who might tip it off to Mc
Credie, made an engagement for 12
o'clock the next day at the Cornelius
Hotel. Joe left the hotel 16 minutes
before 12 o'clock and the next day left
town, which saved him from the "kid
ding" of his career.
Bob Cronin was the pitcher in ques
tion, but the simple disguise of substi
tuting a cap for a derby fooled Joe,
who has known Cronin for several,
YAMHILL LEAGUE FINDS FAVOR
Dallas Fans Enthusiastic About Fro-
posed Baseball Circuit.
DALLAS. Or., Jan. 29. (Special.)
News dispatches appearing in The Ore
gonian from Hillsboro and McMinnville
discussing the formation of a Yamhill
league for baseball, to be composed of
teams from Hillsboro, Forest Grove,
McMinnville, Sheridan and Dallas,
though not formally brought to the
attention of baseball enthusiasts of
this city, bave created much discus
sion along this line, and plans are be
ing made for the purchase of a tract
within the city limits to construct a
ball park and furnish a site for the
annual County Fair of Polk County.
The subject will be presented for
mally to the Dallas Commercial Club
at Its next regular meeting, and It is
expected that the club will take some
definite action with reference to se
curing a location for the baseball park.
Baseball has not been a financial suc
cess here, owing to the difficulty in
securing suitable grounds for a. park.
The provision requiring the clubs to
use only bona fide residents Is favored
Walters to Meet Ferns.
KANSAS CITT. Mo., Jan. 29. Billy
Walters, . of Chicago, and Clarence
("Wildcat") Ferns, of this city, welter
weights, were matched today to box 15
rounds In St. Joseph, Mo.. February 21.)
Covering Operations Send
Prices Up at Chicago.
DAY'S NEWS IS BULLISH
Winnipeg Reports Sale of 300.000
Bushels for Shipment to Japan,
Europe's Probable Require
ments Are Estimated High.
CHICAGO. Jan. 29. Wheat and corn alter
nated in helping each other today, but the
latter was the strongest at the close. Oats
gained slightly, while provisions decllaed.
Wheat dipped early on easy cables, but
shorts ran the price up later unaer a va
riety of influences. The Northwest reported
deliveries lleht. the visible supply decreased.
primary receipts were under the average of
the previous week, ana a foreign untnuriiy
Issued a bullish statement of proDaDte x,uro-
Clearances of wheat and flour equalled
960.000 bushels, while primary receipts of
wheat were 831,000 bushels, against 561,000
bushels a year ago.
The seaboard reported IS cargoes sold
abroad and a Winnipeg report without de
tail had it that 300,000 bushels had been
sold to Japan.
Primary receipts of corn were 200. 000
bushels under those of a year ago. Im
portant shorts were the best buyers and
the close was within a shade of the top. May
$3'c over yesterday.
Oats vent dull.
Provisions opened steady, but advanced
early on buying by commission houses, of
which grain houses did the most. Prices
eased off toward the close on selling cred
ited to packers.
Tbea leading futures ranged as follows
...$ .92 $ .9314
... .Wh, -BO
... .SS .89
. .. .31 H .51
, . . .53 Vz .oil H
... .33 H .34
... -'!.'!,5 -o4?i
... .So, .335s
$ .92 '.i $ .93
.33 Ts -S3;,
27 V, 10-30
27 Vs 10.27 H
No. 4, 45
Jan 19.25 19.3214 19.J5
May 1'J.oo lu.-io lii.ao
Jon 10.2714 10.40 10.
May 10.30 10.S71, iv.
May 10.30 10.40 10.2714 10.32H
cash prices were:
Corn No. 3. 47144814c; do.
5014o; do. yellow, 4714 649c;
47c: do white, 484914c;
Rye NO. 3, 6464V4c
Timothy $3 4.10.
Pork Mess, $18.90 (319.15.
Lard $10.30 10.32 14.
Shirt ribs $10.S714:
Grains in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29. Spot quota
tions! Walla Walla. $1.551.57!4 ; red Rus
sian. $1.5214 1.55; Turkey red, $1.5'
1.C714; bluestem, $1.65 S 1.67 14 ; feed barley,
$1.3214 1.35; brewing barley, $1.40 1.4214 ;
white oats, $1.4714 1. 50; bran, $23. 50 nj! 24 ;
middlings. $31082; shorts, $25.502U.
Call board sales:
Wheat No trading. -
Barley February. $1.3014 bid, $1.3214
asked per cental; December, $1.30 bid, $1.91
asked per cental; May, si.au oia, ei.wxt
asked per cental.
Paget Sound Wheat Markets.
TACOMA. Wash., Jan. 29. Wheat Blue
stem. 798c; fortyfold, 86S8c; club,
S$c; rod Russian, 85c. Yesterday's car re
ceiptsWheat, 94; barley, 13; oats, 4; hay,
nr- . -TTT W T On -OTUan V1.,A
DG.&J IJull. VSiftU.. ri-U. . . I......
stem, 97c; fortyfold, 8714c; club, 87c: flfo.
Stc; rea Hussjan, ojc. leawjun; s - -
celpts Wheat, 10; barley. 1; hay, 7: flour. 9.
Minneapolis Grain Market.
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 29. Close: Wheat
May. 87c: July, 89 H & 89 lie Cash No. 1
hard, S794c; No. 1 Northern, 86S714c: No.
2 Northern, S3 4 85 14 c ; No. 2 hard Mon
tana, 874c: No. 3 wheat, 81 63 14 C
Flax $1.33 14 1.34.
European Grain Markets.
tnvnnv Jan. oo Cars-ops on nassaaa.
easy; large Argentine offers.
English country markets (juiet.
- French country markets quiet.
LIVERPOOL, Jan. 29. Wheat Spot,
steady; futures, steady. March, 7a 44d;
May, 7S 2d; July. 7s 214d.
Changes In Available Supplies.
NEW YORK. Jan. 29. Special cable and
telegraphic communications received by
Bradstreets show tne roiiowing cnanges in
available supplies, as compared with previous
Wheat. United States. east of
Rockies, decreased 1,552,000
United States, west Rockies, de
Canada, decreased 5J4.000
Total, united states ana tjanaaa.
Afloat for and In Europe, in
creased t, oo.ooo
Total American and European de
Corn. United States and Canada.
Oats. United States and Canada,
Among the leading increases and de
creases reported this week are: Increases.
Ogdensburg, 161.000: Portland. Me., 151.
000; Lincoln and vicinity, 71.000: Milwau
kee, private. 50,000; Knoxville. 50, 000. De
creases, Manitoba, 228,0 00; Louisville, 68,-000.
NEWSBOY FINDS CHAMPION
Councilman Maguire Threatens Po
lice for Disturbing Street Vender.
Danrlonle n tTrnnt.trpat ItlprpllfllltR
who make promiscuous use of the side
walks and streets, are tnreateneo uy
Councilman Maguire, if the police mo
lest a newsboy who used to maintain
l pushcart at jrirtn ana v asmngton
treets. The newsboy already has been
Unwilling to enter a controversy,
Chief Slover had little to say yester
day Wlieil UMtCQ I liwt uccii
in.h.nliaj -i . h tlio rouncilmfln nnii
candidate for Mayor, but admitted there
had been a telephone conversation that
was a trifle heated. The newsboy with
his pushcart comes under the ban of
the new traffic ordinance, forbidding
the parking of vehicles within a cer
tain district. The "stand" has been in
litigation before, at which time it de
veloped that the owner paid rental to
the owner of the adjacent property for
the right-to stand in the gutter.
As lor tne tnreat to tase revcagc un
ii.. i?w,nt.Dtr.t merchants, the Chief
says he knows of no law violations
there and will welcome ine saBiHiaute
of Mr. Maguire in putting a stop to
any that may exist. "While the com
mission merchants have the street ana
sidewalk constantly obstructed, they
have warrant in the ordinance which
n..mlto thp nlaciner nf sroods on the
sidewalk when actually in transit In
or out. Front street is not witntn me
restricted district. The conditions
there are generally recognised and no
lO attempts to Ue ine buixl oa a
Bankers Five to Play.
The Bankers' Basketball League, or
ganized recently, will play its nrsi
scheduled games February 4 with
matches between the Ladd & Tilton
Bank and the United States National
Bank and the First National Bank and
the Hibemia Savings Bank. All the
games will be played on the Portland
Academy floor. The Ladd A Tilton.
United States National, First National,
LADD & TILTON BANK
Capital Stock $1,000,000.00 .
Surplus and Undivided Profits 1,000,000.00
Commercial and Savings Accounts
Letters of credit, drafts and travelers' checks issued, available
in all parts of the world.
' W. M Ladd, President. Robert S. Howard. Asst. Cashier.
Edward Cookingham. Vice-Pres, J. Vf. Ladd, Assu Cashier.
V. H. Duncklev, Cashier. Walter M. Cook, Asst. Cashier.
First National Bank
Capital $1,500,000 -Surplus
Oldest National Bank West of the
N. Y.-PIymoutlh--Cherbourg -Southampton
Atlantic Transport Line
New York London Dired
RED STAR LINE
N. Y. Doto Antwerp
WHITE STAR LINE
New York Queenstown Liverpool
Boston Mediterranean Italy
SPECIAL EXTRA EASTER CRUISE
By the White Star Line's New Triple-Screw Steamer
LAURENTIC MARCH 12
27 Delightful Days $175 and Upward
OTHER WEST I.VDIA CRUISES FEB, S AND FEB. 23.
A. E. DISNEY, PASS. AGT., 61B SECOND AVE.. MAIN FLOOR. RAB, SEATTLE.
Or Local Railway and Steamship Agents.
Hibernia and the Lumbermens Na
tional banks comprise the league. The
following; is the schedule: February
4, Ladd & Tilton Bank vb. United States
National Bank, First National Bank
vs. Hiberian Savings Bank; February
6, Lumbermens National Bank vs.
United States National Bank; Hibernia
Savings Bank vs. Ladd & Tilton Bank;
February 11, First National Bank vs.
Lumbermens National Bank, United
States National Bank vs. Hibernia
Savings Bank; February 3, Ladd &
Tilton Bank vs. First National Bank,
Lumbermens National Bank vs. Hiber
nia Savings Bank; February 18, Lum
bermens National Bank vs. Ladd &
Tilton Bank, First National Bank vs.
United States National Bank.
ORCHARDISTS TO ORGANIZE
Effort to Be Made to Keep Professor
Lawrence nt Hood River.
HOOD RIVER, Or., Jan. 29. (Spe
cial.) Finding that the county cannot
legally Employ a plant pathologist to
study the causes and find prevention
for diseases that attack orchards, a
number of the orchardists are plan
ning on forming an association and
employing Professor W. H. Lawrence to
look after their tracts. For the last
year Professor Lawrence, who has ten
years' experience in experimental work
in the state of Washington, as head of
the Pullman station, has been em
ployed by the county as fruit inspector
at a salary of $2500 a year. A recent
report of the grand Jury warned the
County Commissioners that the main
tenance of such an office was Illegal
and that the county could only employ
a fruit inspector and pay him S3 a day
for actual work done.
A number of the larger growers have
pledged a fifth of the amount neces
sary to keep Professor Lawrence here,
according to announcement of P. S.
Davidson, an orchardist. E. H. Shep
ard, another orchardist, and publisher
of "Better Fruit," has pledged his sup
port to the new ' organization, which
will be similar to the Fellowship Asso.
ciation, through which Professor Law.
rence was brought to the valley two
years ago. It is planned that the sal
ary of the expert shall be raised by
an annual assessment of $1.50 an acre
on orchard property of the members.
TRAFFIC CONFERENCE ENDS
K. B. Miller Returns Today From
San lYandsco Meeting.
R. B. Miller, traffic manager of the
O.-W. R. & N. Co.. will return this
morning from San Francisco, where he
attended a regular conference with
traffic officials of the Southern Pa
cific and Santa Fe railroads, regard
ing rates and routes of business moved
to and from the Northwest over the
It has been the custom of traffic rep
resentatives of the local lines to meet
about once a year with the Southern
Pacific and Santa Fe to discuss these
subjects. Sometimes these meetings
are held in Portland.
DAILY CITY STATISTICS
StTTTON-"Bl-RICK Patrick Sutton, city,
39. and Sadie Buslck. a.
M'KINDLBS-SMITH 1.00 E. McKindles,
cltv, 32. and Alire M. Smith. 2T.
BAILEY-LEADBR-Oll). G. Bail-y, city,
26, and Clare Klizabeth Leader. 24.
SMITH-KOWI.EY Earl O. Smith, city,
22. and Anna W. Kowley, 20. .
NEWHARD-DENNT Victor Newhara,
cltv 20. and Gertrude Denny. 27.
FIPK-BRATTQN Charles D. Flsk, city. 32,
and Mary Estelle Bratton. 30.
HENNAN-GERHARDT George C. Hen
nan, city. "2S, and Anna M. Uerhardt, 24.
THOMAS At 723 Broadway, January
2ft. to the wife, of H. E. Thomas, a daugu.
"POLLOCK At 1401 East Eighteenth, Jan
uary 6. to the wife of J. B. Pollock, a
dDEhtf,ACT At Riverside, Wash., January
23 to the wife of W. C. De Lacy, a son.
ar-wt.i-ssiKfiER At 127 East Forty-sixth,
January 23, to the wife of Max Schleasinger,
a daughter. ,r.
KNAFr At wti Jfiwi rMu, " "l j 't
to the wife of .1. B. Knapp. a son.
jf ACIAINALD At 403 First street, January
21 to the wife of F. H. MacDonald. a
daughter. . .
25. to the wife of F. E. Andrews, a daugn-
1IILDEN At 151 East Yamhill. Jannary
13, to th wife of G. L. Hllden, a daughter.
Court Sustains Demurrer.
KLAMATH FALLS, Or, Jan. 29
rHrnl Jnrte-e Renson fcr
the second time sustained the demurrer
in the mandamus proceedings to t-om-pel
the School Board to all'JW Indian
children to attend the school for whites,
instead of a separate school maintained
for their race. ,
The Portland man
and woman who take
pride in its beautiful
streets are boosting
85 SECOND ST., SAN FRANCISCO
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i'lOlKS, BO.DS, GRAIN ASU COTTOl
SEW TORK STOCK EICHAItOBV
NEW YORK COTTON UXCHANGjjS.
CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADftV
THB STOCK AND BOND KAOANOS
Lewis Building, 269 Oak Street
Phones Marshall 4120. A 4187.
PUBLIC SERVICE PROPERTIES
FINANCED and MANACEO
60 Pin Street New York
COOS BAY LINE
sails from Alnsworth Dock. Portland, at S
A. M. December 3, and thereafter every
Tuesday evening al 8 P. M. Freight ra
cived dally except Tuesdays tip to B P. M.
Tuesdays up to 3 P. M. Passenger fares:
First-class. $10; second class, 7, Incluc of
berth and meals. Ticket ofllre at A !
wcrth Dock. The Portland Coo Bay 4
Line. L. H. Keating. Agent.
A JL A If
EXPRESS STEAMERS FOB
San .Francisco and Los Angelee
S. S. Bearer sails 4 P. M. January M.
THE SAN FRANCISCO A PORTLAND 0. S.
CO.. Ticket Office 133 Third St rest.
Phone Main 2 SOS. A t&St.
San Francisco, Los Angeles
and San Diego Direct
S. S. Roanoke and S. S. Elder.
Sail Every Wednesday Alternately at
WftPTH PARTTTTJ 8. 8. CO.
122 A Tuird'M. Phones Mala 1314, A 1814
TXS ANGELES AND SAN DIEGO
STEAMSHIPS VAI.K AND HARVARD
Railroad or any steamer to Ban Francisco,
the Eipo City. Largest, fastest and the
ONLY strictly first-class passenger ships oa
ths Coast. Average speetl 2S miles psr
hour: cost ;.(KH),000 each.
SAN FRANCISCO, PORTLAND L. A.
8. S. CO..
Main 9. Frank Boluun. Agent. A 4M4.
124 Third Street.