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THIS Ai.Oii.NlMi OiiiOOMAlN, V Ki.N KSiiAl., A LOU ST 6, 1913.
APPLE CROP SHORT
Will Be Far Below That, of
YIELD MAY BE AVERAGE ONE
(hmI Prospects in Pacific Xortli
w est, but Pool Reports IVom
reading Sections in Middle
A Vest and East.
Th apple crop cf the United States will
be shorter this year than last year, but
there promises to bo a good average yield.
The Government' report for July. the
lastest issued, indicated a production slight
ly better than in 1011. The condition on
July 1 was 60.4 per cent as compared with
67 1 per cent on Juno 1, H7.9 per cent on
July 1 last year and 59.1 per cent the ten
Detailed reports Irom all parts of the
country have been received by the Packer,
which are summarized as follows:
The Oregon crop is estimated at about the
same quantity as last year and the fruit
In In good condition. Hood River Is credited
with 1K0 cars. Mosicr with - a larger ton
nage than last year, Wedford reports- 80
per cent of a crop and Union County half
a crop. The Government estimate of con
dition Ik S7 per cent.
The Washington crop is in good con
dition, but the percentage is irregular and
varies from 100 to 20 per cent. Cashmere
reports 80 per cent of a full crop and the
Yakima Valley the same percentage. The
Government's estimate for the state is
Idaho will not equal last year's production,
nor xv ill Montana.
California will lull short- of last year.
Estimates range from 1500 to 2000 cars for
the Pajaro Valley. Utah will have a smaller
crop than a year ago.
Missouri growers do not believe that state
will come up to the Government's estimate
of, 86. Minnesota, will have a, good crop,
some estimating it at double that of 1912.
Oklahoma will have half of a crop. New
Mexico and Texas will not cut much figure
in the ehlppinff movement. Iowa estimates
a liirger crop than last year.
The Indiana crop was damaged In many
places by frost and the. reports are Irregu
lar, running from zero to a full crop.
Nebraska, authorities estimate more than
produced last year. Arkansas reports indi
cate two-thirds of u crop, and "Wisconsin
Colorado, an important state, because of
the large quantity of box apples usually
nipped, will this year have only half a
crop. Illinois will have almost a normal
yi'Md. Hot winds will cause the Kansas
crop to fall below that of 1912.
The New York crop will be smaller than
last year's. In Western New York the
shortage is estimated at lO to over 23 per
cent. Baldwins are showing up the high
est of the commercial varieties. In the Hud
son River district the output will be light.
The . Government's estimate for the state
Is but little over halt a crop.
The Virginia crop will be very small, the
general average being 23 per cent. A low
production is Indicated in Pennsylvania and
home consumption will take care o-i most -of
the crop. Ohio apples were badly Injured
by frost and the outturn will be less than
the small crop of last year. Michigan will
have two-thirds, Connecticut and Rhode
Island about the same. Vermont a quarter
of a crop. New Jersey and Delaware each
about half a crop.
West Virginia will have noro to ship and
In some sections not enough for homo con
sumption. Other states show up about as
follows: Massachusetts and Kentucky, two
thirds ; Tennessee, Maryland and Maine,
hallf a crop; Georgia, 73 per cent or less.
FA1X GRAIN OF HEAVY. WEIGHT
Testa on Bpokane IMvision Indicate 61 to
63 Pounds Per Bushel.
Grain and fruit crop conditions during the
past week are reported by the traffic de
partment of the O.-W". R. &, N. Company as
Spokane disivlon The weather the past
week has been warm. c!-?ar and quite dry.
The soil has dried out a good deal, but
till contains sufficient moisture to take
care of the Spring grain. The warm weather
had a slight effect on Spring grain, as
same was in tho milky state, and it Is
thought the berry was somewhat shriveled.
Fall grain Is being cut and shows a
good quality, test -weights indicating 61 to
t3 pounds per bushel. None of this grain
worthy- of mention has yet arrived at ware
houses. All conditions still favorable, for normal
Have mado some investigation as to po
tato crop and find that In this district there
are approximately -TOO acres planted, and
there should be about 450 cars for ship
ment, providing a favorable market prevails.
Camas Prairie; Fall wheat and barley are
in good condition, excepting that a small
percentage of the- barley in the vicinity of
Lew is ton has been found to be stained.
The barley on the Nex Ferce and Camas
prairies Is pood. Spring grain, barley and
ats are -still In good condition.
Vegetables are in good condition, and
potatoes are being shipped.
Fruit is in good condition and is being
hipped in car loads.
Yakima division The second cutting of
alfalfa hay is nearly all in the stack and
will be all up by the end of the week.
This crop was in first-class condition.
Compared with last year the fruit ship
ments have been very slow. Fears in
Straight car loads will move during the
coming week, and Klborta peaches about
Hops are doing nicely. A crop of 22,000
bales is predicted.
Oregon division Harvesting of grain and
econd cutting of alfalfa Is now in full
blast through Wasco, Sherman. Gilliam and
. Morrow counties. The hot weather of last
wvelc damaged the Spring sown grain
throughout these counties very badly, and
the yield will be light, some fields not just
ifying the harvesting.
The potato crop is loci king fine. The
prospects for late peaches and prunes Is
Shaniko branch Very little change In
crop estimates- Weather continues favor
able. Estimate of average grain yield raised
from 16 to IS bushels.
Condon branch Same as last week.
Kast of Pendleton Baker: Most of the
timothy should be in the stack this week.
Barley harvest has Just commenced and
should average 70 to SO bushels per acre.
Oats and wheat doing fine. Prospects now
are there will be the biggest crop in the
history of this valley.
La Orande Fall grain now being cut.
All kinds of grain in best of condition. Po
tatoes growing fine and promise large yield.
Enterprise All grain, Spring and Fall, In
first-class condition. Hay crop now being
ORIENTAL TRADE IS NOW EXPECTED
Freight Kates Are Settled and Orders from
Far Eaat Should Appear.
With the trans-Pacific freight rate ques
tion settled, some Oriental business should
now develop In the flour and wheat mar
kets. The rates have been fixed at $-1 to
Japan, $5 to Hongkong and $3.50 to Shang
hai and Manila. This is a. reduction of 50
cents a ton from the ciutomary Fall and
It has been the understanding that if a
reduction were obtained there would be
some buying by the Japanese for Japan and
North China account. No trade with Hong
and. South. China is looked for until
the revolutionary disturbances in that eec-
tion are eccld.
The wheat market was quiet yesterday.
There was a little demand for aeed wheat
on the basis of 7U ci;nts for club and IS
cents for red, but no important inquiry for
milling or export account. In his weekly
international wheat review. Broom hall says;
"Markets show a declining tendency, in
cident to the warm weather throughout Eu
rope and rapid progress in harvesting. Crop
reports have been mostly favorable, with
the exception of France, Italy and Hungary.
It is fortunate for consumers that America
has a large crop of Winter wheat, because,
owing to the late harvest In Europe, there
is a big demand from Western Europe, and
tnis must continue for some time longer, as
other exporting countries, excepting India,
are not ablt- to snip but sparingly. 1 feel
sure that the big European demand will
continue during the Winter wheat move
ment, and thereafter much wilt depend on
the Hpring V.heat crop of the United States
and Canada. Assuming that ail goes well
in Europe and North America, I expect an
abundance of wheat the fore part of next
season, and after that Argentine, Australia
and India will be the influences. Consump
tion will continue large."
Local receipts, in cars, were reported by
the Merchants Exchange as follows:
Wheat Barley Flour Oats Hay
Monday It n 1-t '.i 5
TuVday i'2 5 1 3 4
Year ago 22 V. . . 4
Season to date.. 265 16 227 75 IPS
Year ago 858 37 223 (VI 155
A3VAXC1S IX IXTK)N HOP MARKET
Contracts in This State at 20 Cents Hard
A few 2Vcent bop contracts were re
ported closed yesterday, and there was
more inquiry at this price.
The English market was higher; as
shown by the press quotations of HOs to
120s, as compared with the quotations of
S5s to llos a week ago. The press cable
said weather fine.
Manger & Henley, of London, cabled:
"Weather wet and cold. Lice persistent,
growers spraying. Estimate 300,000 owt
Consul John H. Grout, of Odessa, reports
on the Russian ' hop crop prospects as
In tho Province of Volhynia, where the
hop-growing Industry centers, the plants
developed rapidly up to the beginning of
July, owing to the advent of warm weather
and abundant rainfall. This would be most
promising were it not for the appearance in
many places of a. umall beetle, which does
much damage to hop plants. In some yearB
these beetles do not last long and the plants
recover rapidly; in others they seriously
damage the crop. Reports from other dis
tricts are generally favorable, and the pres.
ent crop may prove superior to that of
GOOD PEACHES ARE 1 DEMAND
Huif Car of Malaga Grapes Received and
There was a good demand ,for good
peaches of all kinds yesterday. Oregons
were in only moderate supply and ranged
In price from 40 to SO cents. A car of
California peaches arrived and offered at $1
Half a car of Malaga grapes was received
and thoy sold well at $2 a crate.
Cantaloupes and melons continue very
firm In price. There is a fair supply' of
apples on hand. California Gravensteins
are bringing $2.25 a box and early Ore
gons are selling from fio cents up. Ripe
pears are scarce and worth $2.50. Canta
laoupes and melons continue firm,
Receiprs of small fruits are falling off
and prices are firmer. Raspberries sold
on tho publio market at $1.25 and logan
berries nt f I.
Two caib of bananas arrived ajid four
more are due Thursday.
BUTTER FIRM AT NEW QUOTATIONS
Poultry Selling Well at Good Prices.
Dressed Meats) Scarce.
The butter market was firm and active
at the new quotations that went into ef
fect yesterday. Cheese was steady and un
changed. Poultry receipts were of fair size, but
cleared up readily. Hens brought 14
cents and Springs 20 cents. A year ago at
this time hens and Springs were br'nglr.g
the same price. Dressed meats were scarce
The egg trad was dull, with a light In
quiry for all grades.
Bank clearings of tha Northwestern cities
yesterday were as follows :
Portland $1,734,802 $1V7,0K.
Seattle 2,315, 3i7 , 2HH,fi:i
Tacoma 402. ISO 60,837
Spokane 559,915 04,752
PORTLAND MARKET QUOTATIONS.
Grain, Flour. Feed. Etc.
WHEAT Track prices: New club, 78 70c ;
new bluestem, 82c; new forty-fold, 70 80c;
new red. 7778c.
FLOUR Patents, , $4.70 per barrel;
straights, $4.10; exports, 3.S56 3.65; valley,
$4.70; graham, $4.00; whole wheat, $4.80.
OATS No. 1 white, $27.50 per ton; new,
$25Cg 25.50 per ton.
CORN Wnole, 334; crackod, $35 per ton.
MILLS TUFFS Bran, $24.50 por ton;
shorts, $26.50 per ton; middlings, $31 per
BARLEY Feed, $2424.50 per ton; brew
ing, nominal; new feed, $23.5024; rolled,
526.50 tg 27.50 per ton.
Dairy and Country Produce,
; Local jobbing quotations:
POULTRY Hens, 14hic; Springs, 20c;
turkeys, live, IS (& 20c ; dressed, choice,
24 iff 26c; ducks; 3215c; geese, young, 12Hc.
EGGS Oregon ranch, case count, 23
24c per dozen ; fresh ranch, candled, 27
CHEESE Oregon triplets, rfec; Daisies,
17c; Young Americas, 18c
BUTTER Oregon creamery butter cubes,
32c per pound; butter fat, delivered, 32c
PORK Fancy, 32120 per pound.
VEAL Fancy, 15'15c per pound.
Fruits and Vegetables.
Local jobbing quotations:
TROPICAL FRUITS Oranges. $4.50
6 per box; lemons, $S.509.i"0 per box; pine
apples, 67c per pound; bananas, 4H a-5c
ONIONS Walla Walla, $1.C0 per sack.
VEtiiTABLKS Beans. 4 f 6c per pound;
cabbage, 22o per pound; cauliflower, $2
per crate; corn, 25 3uo dozen ; cucumbers,
20'f40c per box; eggplant, SV210c pound;
head jettuce, oi.4Uc per dozen; peas. STc
per pound; peppers, 8'fflOc per pound; rad
ishes, It) ''a lUc per dozen ; rhubarb 1 ig 2c per
pound; tomatoes, SOcd$1.10 per tfox; garlic,
lOo per pound.
POTATOES New, 75c $1.25 per hun
dred ; sweet potatoes, ti per pound.
GREEX FRUIT Apples, new, 90c g$2.25
per box; apricots. 75c (& $1.25 por box; can
taloupes, $2.50 & 3 per crate; peaches, 25c
& $1.10 per box ; watermelons, $2 per cwt. ;
plums, 75c iST $1.75 per box; raspberries, $1.25
per crate; loganberries, $1 per crate; pears,
12.25(2.50 per box; grapes, $1.75$2 per
crate; casabas, $2.25 per dozen.
Local Jobbing quotations:
SALMON Columbia Kiver, - one-pound
tails, 2.23 per dozen; half-pound flats,
$1.40; one-pound flats, $2.45; Alaska, pink,
one-pound talis, S5c; silversides, one-pound
HONEY Choice, $3.25 tff 3.75 per case.
NUTS Walnuts. ISc per pound; Brazil
nuts, 12H4Mc; filberts, 15 152 ; almonds,
ISc; peanuts, 5 & 5c; cocoanuts, 90c (g $1
per dozen ; chestnuts, lie per pound ; hick
orynuts, s10c; pecans, 17c; pine. 17H20c.
BEANS Small white, 6c; large white,
5.90 ij 6c; Lima, 6.30c; pink., 4.15c; Mexican,
5c; bayou. 4-15c.
SUGAR Fruit and berry, $5.-5; Honolulu
plantation, $5.40; beet, $5.25; extra C. $4 95;
powdered, barrels, $5.70; . cubes, barrels,
COFFEE Roasted, In drums, 18332c per
SALT Granulated, $14 per. ton; half-round
100s, $10 per ton; 50s, $10.75 per ton;
dairy. $12.50 per ton.
KICB" No. 1 Japan, B5Hc: cheaper
grades. 4c; Southern head, 5 6c.
DRlliD FRUITS Apples. 10c per pound;
apricot. 12 14c; peaches, 8 11c; prunes,
Italians, S&luc; silver, ISc; lis, white and
black, 6V47c; currants, 9 Vie; raisins, loose
Muscatel, By, fef 7 jac; bleached, Thompson
11 3, c: unbleached. Sultanas, C He: seeded.
H(SHc; dates, Persian, 78o per pound;
lard. $1.63 per box.
FIGS Twelve 10-ounce, S5c; BO 6-ounce,
$1.S5; 70 4-ounce, $2.0; 30 10-ounce. 12.25.
loose, 50-pound boxes, 6 7c; Smyrna,
boxes, $1.10 1.25; candled. $3 per box.
Dried Fruit at New York.
NEW YORK, Aug. C. Evaporated ap
ples, nrru; prune, amaaj; pea cues, xirxn.
STOCK RISE SHARP
Wail Street Market Resumes
TRADE OF LARGER VOLUME
Better Crop Prospects in Northwest
Start Advance Improved De
mand for Bonds Reported
at Higher Prices.
NEW YORK. Aug. 5. With business in
fairly large volume, today's stock market
resumed the upward swing. Some of the
high-priced specialties, notably the tobacco
issues, had gams exceeding five points.
Canadian Pacific showed heaviness and
American Express lost 12 points.
The movement lacked definite cause, other
than better crop prospects in the Northwest,
the outlook In the South and Southwest, ac
cording to the official report, still showing
serious deficiency in rainfall, although there
appears little foundation for the assertion
that two-thirds of the corn crop is in danger
It is not improbable that the further rise
resulted as much from technical conditions
In the stock market as from any other cause.
One of the day's developments was dis
tinctly unfavorable a prominent industrial
corporation, Virginia-Carolina Chemical, sus
pending its common dividend. . Chemical
stock was scarcely affected.
There was considerable activity in the
bond market at higher prices, and dealers
reported a better demand at higher prices.
Government bonds also received some stim
ulus, coupon 2s advancing 1 per cent, reg
istered 2s and Panama 2s ft on call.
Total sales, par value, $1,444,000.
CLOSING STOCK QUOTATIONS.
Reported by J. C. Wilson & Co., Lewis
Sales. High. Low. .Bid.
Amal Copper - . IM.buo 71 i 70H 7 1 H
Am Bett Sugar. iLH 28 27 27 '
Am Can Co .... 10,10') 33 U3 ifc 334
do preferred. . 8O0 93 13 w
Am Car & Fdy. 4U0 45 45 45
Am Cotton Oil.. 4u0 4M?s 42 43
Am Smel & Ref. 2,100 titi 65 66'
do preferred 10a
Am Sugar 500 111 110V 110V
do preferred 312
Am Tel &i Tel.. 400 12S 32SH 3 28 H
Am. Tobacco ... 9U0 2H5 23U 2o0
Anaconda 1,504 H6'4 oli as
Atl Coast Line.. 50O 121 120 121
A T & tianta Fa 1,700 tf? 6 07
do preferred.. 200 OS flS 9S
Bait & Ohio ... GOO 0t it OH
Brook R Transit 8,000 S3 SS fe8 2
Canadian Pac , 210 215H Stl6
C rfc O 4,ltK 5tj 55 55
C & G W 13
C & N W 300 130 130 120
C, M & t Paul. 6,otm lt7 106 107S
Central Leather 700 24 23 23
Central of N J 280
Chino 4,700 40 SO 40
Col Fuel & Iron 32
Col Southern ;;i
Consol Gas .... 1.400 133 131 133
D L & W i;iH
D R G 400 2G 20 20
rtietilling Securi loO ' 13 13 33
Erie 11,100 2 29 2
General Electric 600 141 140 140
Gt North Or.. 200 30 35 36
Gt North pf . . . 1.5U0 12S 120 128
Illinois Central. 1.0n 107 106 lo6
Interboro Met .. 1,500 1 5 15 15
do preferred.. 3,200 59 5h ni
K C Southern. . 400 27 27 27
Lehigh Valley.. 3.2W 151 150 151
Louis & Nash. . 10O 134 134 134
Mexican Central 12
M, S P & S S M 400 127 327 126
Mo, Ivan Ac Tex 3,800 23 23 23
Mo Pacific l.ftOO 33 32 32
National Lead .. 500 4U 4S 4b
Nat iJiseuit lis
do prt-rred. 115
N Y Central ... . 500 99 90 99
N Y, Ont Ws 2iH) 30 29 2I
Norfolk & West. M 105 105 35
North America. . I0O 70 70 70
Northern Pac .. 2,800 111 10f 1W
Pacific Mail .... low 20 20 21
Pacific T & T.. 30O - 29 20 2S
do preferred yo
Pennsylvania . .. 1.50O 113 312 112
Peop:s Gas . . 5o0 114 314 314 V-
Reading 44,200 -101 109 159
Republic S & I.. 1,400 24 23 24
Rock Island Co. 000 17 17 17J
Southern Pac .. 11.90O 93 92 92
Southern Ry . .-. 1.SOO 25 24 24
Texas Oil 3.1O0 312 110 109
Third Ave. 1.40O 36" 30 30
Union Pacific . . 5S,0 351 149 150
do preferred.. 100 83 83 83
United Rds S F. 23
U S Steel Cor.. 07,300 tU 60 61
do preferred.. 1,500 107 107 107
Utah Copper .. 2,200 49 49 .49
Wabash loO H 3 3
Western Union.. 300 RG 63 6tt
Westing Klec .. 1.20O. 64 03 64
Wisconsin Cent 46
To tu.1 sales for the day, 363.4C0 shares.
Reported by Overbeck & Cooke Co., Board
or 'l raue building, Portland.
Atchison general 4s ,
Atlantic Coat Line 1st 4s....
13 i: O tola 43
H R T 4s ,
Chesapeake & Ohio 4s
C M & tit P gen 4s.
C R 1 col 4s
Cal Gas 5s ,
C B Q joint 4s ,
Krie general 46
lnt Met 4s
Louisville & Nashville uni 4i
Mlfcsouri Pacific 4s
NYC gen 3 VjS. ,
N & "W 1st con 4s
Northern Pacific 4s
Oregci Short U.ne ref 4s...
Pacific Tel 5s... -
Penna con 4s
Reading yen 4s ,
St L & S F ref 4a
Southern Pacific ref 4s ,
Southern Pacific col 4s.......
Southern Railway 5s
Southern Railway 4s
United Railway inv 4s
Union pacific 1st and ref 4s..
United States Steel os
West Snore 4s
Westinghouse Eleo conv 5s..
Wisconsin Central 4s
United States 2s registered. .
United States 2s coupon....
United States 3s registered...
United States 3a coupon
United -Staies 4s registered. .
. . OO ....
. . WO 90
. . 87 S7
.. 93 94
. , 99 99
.. 58 5S
. . 92 93
. . ;5 95
. . 75 7 5
... l2 5i. si::'
. . tis 7i) ,
. . SOVi 81
. . 113
. . iH'A
. . fcS",
.. 17 J VS
.. !) 10tl
.. ".IS 3t4
. . TO 71
.. S0i !IU
. . s uo
. .1(11 102 Ji
.. 71. 74H
54 J3 D5 '-
.. 2 112
.. 09 100
. . Til 52
. . S914 &V
.. Stf SBVs
. . 97 Vi 119
.. US 100
..lil; 102 M
United tSta-tes 4s coupon 110
Stocks at Boston.
BOSTON, Aug. 5. Closing quotations:
Alloues 34 ''Mohawk 44
Amaig Copper. . 71 J Nevada Con ; . . . 16
A Z L & Sm... 20 , Nipissinjc Mines. b
Arizona Com .. 2 North Hutte 2S
B &. C C it S M. 99 'North Lake
Cal & Arizona.. 04Old Dominion... 49
Cal & Hecla....405 Osceola, 77
Centennial 12Quincy 58
Cop Ran Con Co 39 iShannon 72
K Butte Cop M. 12;Superior ........ 3
Franklin 4;Sup & Bos Min. . 25
Granby Con . . . 60 ;Tamarack 38
Greene Cananea. 6U S S R & M 38
I Royalle (Cop) 20 I do preferred... 49
Kerr Lake 3 V-; Utah Con 9
Lake Copper.... 0 Utah Copper Co. 49V-
I. a Salle Copper 3 ' Winona 1
Miami Copper... 22 ;WoIverine 44
Money. Exchange, Etc.
NEW YORK, Aug. 5. Money on call,
steady, 22 per cent; ruling rate, 2;
closing bid, 2; offered at 2.
Time loans, steady; 00 days, 8 percent;
90 days, 44 per cent; six months. 8
Prime mercantile paper, 66 per cent.
Sterling exchanpo steady, $4.8315 for 60
day bills and at $4.Stiti5 for demand.
Cfrnrnerclal bills, $4.62.
Bar silver, 59c.
Mexican dollars, 47c.
Government bonds, strong; railroad bonds,
LONDON, Aug. e. Bar silver quiet,
Money, 3 per cent.
Discount rates, short bills, Z; three
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5. Silver bars
Mexican dollars, nominal.
Drafts, sight 2c, telegraph 5c.
Sterling on London, 60 days, M-S3: sight,
Condition of the Treasury.
WASHINGTON, Auk. 5. The condition
of the United States Treasury at the begin
ning of business today was:
Net balance in general fund. . . .5130.892,165
Total receipts yesterday 916.658
Total payments yesterday. . . .r . . . . 1, 30,624
The deficit this fiscal year is $9,600,264,
against a deficit of $22S,137 last year, ex
clusive of Panama CaxJ and public debt
Coffee wi4 Snrar.
XEW TORK, Auf. 5 There was a sharp
rally in coffee futures today as & result of
covering after yesterday's breafc- Opening
was steady at 10 a 21c advance, and active
months sold IS 30c higher durins the early
afternoon on cables from Europe. Realiz
ing checked the advance and prices later
reacted. The close was steady. AiimiK,
crv. 8.S4cl March, O.OSc; May, 9.17c. July,
Spot Steady. Rio. - No. 7. 9c: Santos.
No. 4, 1 1 c ; mild, dull ; Cordova. 33 16 c.
Suffar Raw. firm. Muscovado, 3.15c;
centrifugal, 3.65c; molasses. 2.90c; refined,
NEW YORK, Aug, 5. Copper firm, stand
ard spot to September, ll.ST bid; eleutro
Ivtlc, 13 lii.UTt lake, l.o' 15.50; cast
Tin quiet. Spot 40.80 40. ST: August, 40.60
S40.su; September. 40.55& 40.T5.
Lead quiet, 1.15 bid.
Spelter steady. 5.55ir5.63.
Antimony nominal. Cooksons, 8.40S.50.
Iron steady and unchanged.
London murkets closed as follows:
Copper steady. Bpot and futures, 87 IT,
Tin firm. Spnt and futures, 185.
Lead. 120 Its.
Rp.lter, 20 JO.
Iron Cleveland warrants. 55s. .
SAVANNAH. Ga., Aug:. 5. Turpentine
Firm; S5&351. c; saleB, 1409: receipts, 1144;
shipments, 202; stocks, CI. 920.
Rosin Firm. Sales. 2S6; receipts. 4208;
shipments. 995: stocks, 109.300.. Quote: A
and B, $3.n0; C and D, $3.75; E. $3.80(3 3.82;
F. 3.oo; (j. 3.9): H and I, J3.95: K. 4;
M, 11.80; N, 5.25; WO, J6.10; WW, $6.40.
NEW TORK. Aug-. 5. Spot cotton, quiet.
Middling uplands, 12c; g-ulf, 12.25c. ales,
none. Futures closed barely steady, 4 to 13
points lower. August, 11.54c; September,
ll.OTo: October. 10.99c; November. 10.92c;
December, 10.91c: January, 10.80c: February,
10.88c': March, 10.95c; May, 10.98c.
LOW GRADE CATTLE SOLD
MOST OF Ol l'KKtNGS ARE OF IX
Good Beef Wortli Former Price.
Hogs Fail to Reach. Previous
Operations in the livestock market yes
terday were not important. The bulk of
the stock offered was of low grade and
sold accordingly. In general the condition
of the market was not changed aside from
an easier tone In hogs.
Nearly all the business done was In the
pat tie division. Steers sold from $8.20 to
$0.5O and cows from $4.50 to $6.75. A load
of light weight hogs brougnt $9.00.
Receipts were: 259 cattle, 41 calves, 260
hogs and 218 sheep.
Shippers were: J. E. Reynold. Condon, 1
car of cattle; D. R. Hubbard. Kuna. Idaho,
1 car of hogs; C. A. Karth, Porterville,
Cal., 3 cars of cattle and calves; Hugh
Cummings, Amity, 1 car of hogs; A. R. Ford,
McMinnville, 1 car of hogs; G. M. Hanan,
Roseville, 2 cars of cattle; F. B. Decker,
Silverton, 1 car of cattle and hogs, and Q.
H,. .Bennett, Maaras, 1 car of sheep.
The day's sales were us follows:
4 cows , lo52 $6.75
1 bull -.1550 4.25
1 bull ;ln;i0 4.25
3 Stags 1043 5.UO
1 cow 1320 5.75
1 bull 1030 5.75
1 cow 8S0 4.50
14 steers .- 890 V20
15 steers JVJ4 0.5O
30 steers .-..104H R.25
SO cows s ,.1090 5.50
1 cow t0 .1.25
30 cows 975 5.00
3 heifers fiSO 5.00
15 cows 775 5.55
2 cows 3i:j0 5.00
2 bulls 1365 5.50
2 hogs , 330 . 60
77 hogs 166 9.60
The range of prices at the yaras was as
Choice steers $7.75$$S.50
Good steers -. 7.25 19 7.75
Medium steers 7.0u 7.23
Choice cows 7.00$ 7.73
Good cows 6.2o9 0.60
Medium cows 6.00 fop 6.2o
Choico calves . 8.00(3 9.00
Good heavy calves 6.60 7.50
Bulls 4.00 6.00
Hogs . . .
Light - 8.253 0.7,1
Heavy 8.25 8.70
Wethers 3.25 9 4.00
Ewes 2.50t 3.50
LamDS 0.50j 5.73
Omaha Livestock Market.
SOUTH OMAHA, Neb.. Aug. 5. Catties
Receipts, 4700; market, slow and steady to
10c lower. Native steers, 57.25(9; cows
and heifers, $5.75 7.75; range cows and
heifers, S5. 2557. 25; atockers and leeders,
$5.757.75; calves, $8'fifO0.
Hogs Receipts, 12.O00; market, 30c to
20c lower. Heavy, $8iJi8.25; light, $8.20
8.05; pigs, $7$tS; bulk of sales, $S.15(S'8.5.
Sheep Receipts, 21.000; market, steady to
10c lower. Tearlings, $55.50; wethers, $4.23
4.75; lambs, $0.508.25.
Chicago Livestock Market.
CHICAGO, Aug. 5. Cattle Receipts 30O0;
market, weak. Beeves, $0.10&j&; Texas
ste-irs, $0.7O(i7.75; Western steers, $6.20 4j
7.65; atockers and feeders, $5.30 (a 7.75 ; cows
and heifers, $3.35 8; culves. $SC 10.50.
Hoga Receipts. 14.000; market, dull, 5c
lower. Liht, ?S.70 (jx it. 3 5 ; mixed. $S(&9.05;
heavy, $7.bu9-0; rough. $7.9ui&iS.10; pigs
$126.96.36.199; bulk of sales, $s.30 $ 8.'. 5.
Sheep Receipts. 19.000; market, steady to
10 cents lower. Native. $3.85(4.85; West
ern, S43'4.90; yearling. $3f&-5.S3: lambs, na
tive. $5.2:o ii 0.6O; Western. $5.507.15.
SA3f FRANCISCO PRODCCB MARKET.
Prices Quoted at the Bay City for Vegeta
bles, ijrnit, etc
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 5. The follow
ing produce prices were current here today:
Fruit Apples, Gravensteins, $lj?l.ti5 ;
New towns. $1.75 2; other varieties, 50c
$1.50; Mexican limes, $lu&12.50; California
lemons. $8S; pineapples, $1.252.2o.
Cheese New, 15 &lo1fcc; Young Amer
Hay Wheat. $23(325; wheat and oats,
$21.502; alfalfa, $1315.
Hutter Fancy creamory, 32Ac; seconds,
Vegetables Cucumbers, 23 ffi 30c ; green
peas, 2 4 ia c ; string beans, & 6c; eggplant,-
Onions New, yellow. $11.10 per sack.
Potatoes New river whites, 75c&$1;
Eggs Store, 26c; fancy ranch, 32
Receipts Flour, 4212 quarter sacks; bar
ley, 12.U80 centals; potatoes, 2XoO sacks;
hay. 615 tons.
Chicago Iairy I'roduoe.
CHICAGO, Aug. 5. Butter Unchanged.
Eggs Receipts, 12,207 cases.
Mop at w York.
NEW YORK. Aug. fi. Hopa Steady.
Hops at London. t 5
LIVERPOOL, ' Aug. 5. Hops in London,
Pacific Coast. 5 10s 3? 6.
COLLECTOR IS FINED $25
31. Goldstein Is Found Guilty ot
Striking Miss Herman.
For his forcible methods of collect
ing overdue accounts, M. Goldstein, of
the firm of Goldstein & Son, South Port
land furniture dealers, was fined $25
in Judge Jones' District Court yester
day. It was charged that he struck
the daughter of Mrs. Sarah Herman,
629 East Fourteenth street.
The furniture firm allege a balance
of $2.35 is still-due on a stove held by
Mrs. Herman, and the young man went
to collect it. The daughter was sleep
ing In the house, according to the tes
timony, when she awakened to find
Goldstein in the room. He demanded
money, and when she refused he took
an essential part of the stove, render
ing it useless, and left the house. When
the girl followed him he struck her
twice in the face, she testified.
DAY TO GO TO PASADENA
Railroad Y. 31. C. A. Secretary Ac
cepts Position in California City.
W. H. Day, of Portland, has accepted
a position as general secretary of the
Young Men's Christian Association of
Pasadena, Cal. Mr. Day is ty)w attend
ing a Y. M. C. A. conference at On
tario, Canada, but a letter was re
ceived by H. W. Stone advising him
of Mr." Day's decision.
Mr. Day is at present railroad secre
tary of the Y. M. C. A. for the Pacific
Coast. He was sent out here several
years ago by the international com
mittee and ha.s been doing a very ef
fective work in strengthening and ex
tending the association's work among
railroad men. It is expected that a
new railroad secretary soon will be ap
pointed to take his place-
RECORD WHEAT CROP
Big Estimate Gives Market
DAY'S LOSS CENT AND OVER
Buying Demand for Corn Is Ex
hausted and Price Again Re
cedes Oats Also Close at
CHICAGO. Aug. B. Wheat made a down,
ward plunge today, influenced in part by
an estimate that this year's crop in the
United States is the larsrest on record.
The market closed steady, bnt $r lc to i
i'aio unaer iast nift-ht. Corn finished
to sc off; oats down feic to c,
and provisions up 6 to 15c.
According to a "leading authority, the
wheat yield for this season will reach a to
tal of 37,000,000 bushels in excess of that
of the preceding 12 months. The new
record was figured to be 56.000.000 bushels
Winter wheat and 271,000,000 bushels
Although the shortage of corn and oats
this year was declared to be 1,000,000.000
bushels, compared with & year ago. both
cereals showed heaviness all day, barring
a splurge at the outset. Taking the session
as a whole, the volume of corn trade was
by no means so large as heretofore, for late
non-professional buying especially seemed to
have been exhausted. Resting orders to sell
at an advance were much in evidence.
The oats crowd did not take offerings
at all well after the market had begun
to subside with corn. Cash oats were off
1 to 3 cents from yesterday and hard to
sell at that.
Provisions advanced on account of buy
ing credited to packers. . It was gossip that
recent declines in the hog market would
curtail receipts to an uncomfortable degree.
The leading futures ranged as follows: .
Open. High. - Low. Close.
Sept i .S7b $ .$7 $ .856 .$ .864
Dec 9t .91 N .693- .0Vs
May 96 .9H .95 .95
Sept -70 .70 U .8 .69H
Dec ...... .66$, ,67s, .65 - ' .65
May ...... .68 ft, -69 .67 . .67"J
Sept 424 ,42 .41 .41H
Deo 44 .44 ",8 .43 .44
May 47?b -47 .40 U A1
Sept 20.35 H0.7O 20.35 20.50
Sept 11.87H 11.45 11.32H 11.42 H
Oct 11.42 11.65 . 31 42 11.52
J.n 10.62 ,i 10.75 ('.62, 14.72
Sept 11.2214 11.321& 11.17tt 11.25
Oct. ......11.12 11.25 11.121 u.20
Jan 10.07 10.17 44 10.07 10.17
Corn No. 2, 69 70c: JN'o. 2 white,
7071c; No. 2 yellow, 69g70c: No. 3,
604i8r9c; No. 3 white, 70Ht670o; I'o,
3 yellow, ft9H Q$c; No. 4, 6S69c; No.
4 white, 69?i4i70i4o; No. 4 yellow, 08
Rye No. 2, new, 6263c.
Barley, 50 65c.
Timothy, $4(9' 1.90. ...
Changes In Available Supplies.
NEW YORK, Aug. 5. Bradstreet's ad
vices show the following changes In avail
Wheat TJ. S., east of Rockies, Inc. .5,197,000
U. ti.t west of Rockies, decreased. . 509,000
Canada, decreased 2,0.19,000
Afloat for and in Europe, decreased. 2,500,000
Total Increased 149,000
Corn tT. S. and Canada, decreased. 1,041,000
Oats U. and Canada, decreased. 1,024, 000
Increases Louisville, 12,0o0 bushels;
Nashville, 53.000 bushels; Koit Worth, 55,
QOo bushels; Dallas, 50,000. Decreases
Manitoba. 579,000 bushels.
Minneapolis Grain Market.
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 5. Close ; Wheat.
No. 1 hard, feline; No. 1 Northern. 87
f?83sc; No. . 2 Northern, 8o (- 86 74c; No.
2 hard Montana, 84c; No. 3 wheat, 84'tfS5c;
September, 86 CB-S7C; December, 89c;
May, 95 95 c.
Klax, 51.40J4 6vl.41.
Barley, 44 fe 55c.
European Grain Markets.
LIVERPOOL, Aug. fi. Wheat Spot
firm ; futures easy. October, 7a 2 d; De
cember, 7s 2 4 d.
English country markets quiet and un
changed; French country markets steady.
Grains in San JFrancisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6. Spot quota
tions: Walla Walla, $1.50; red Russian,
$1.491.50; Turkey red, $1.651.60; feed
barley, f 1.27 ft 1.30; brewing barley, nomi
nal; white oats, 91.50 & 1.52 ; - bluestem.
$1.55ttfrl.60: bran. $24.50 j$25; middlings, S30
(& :tl; shorts, $2tt.r((&-27.
Call board sales:
Barley Steady. December, $1.33 bid,
$1.34 asked per cental; May, $1.37 bid
per cental; August, $1.24 bid, $1.24 asked
Puget Sound Wheat Markets.
SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. fi. Wheat Blue
stem, 81c; fortyfold, 7c; club, '.9C; fife,
70c; red Russian, 70c.
Yesterday's car receipts Wheat, 18; oats,
7 ; corn, 1 ; hay, Co ; flour, 5.
TACOMA, Wash., Aug. 6. Wheat Blue
stem, 65e; fortyfold, S2c; club, 81c: red fife.
Yesterday's car receipts Wheat, 17; bar
ley, 3, corn. 1; oatp, 2; hay, 18.
STEER INVADES STATION
STRATEGY" OF SEATTLE PATROL.
MAN AVERTS PANTO.
Red-Coated Japanese Refuses to En
tice Animal and Officer
SEATTLE, Wash.. Aug. 5 (Special.)
A 1200-pound steer charged through
the switch yards, flushed a covey of
taxicab and 'bus drivers, plowed
through the iron gate and 'thrust a
wild-looking head into the waiting
room of the King-street station tonight.
Several hundred persons who were
waiting for the overland trains were
saved from a panic by the strategy of
Patrolman L. J. Forbes.
At the waiting-room door the steer
met the patrolman, who had seen the
stage production of "Quo Vadls" and
had long been an admirer of the mighty
Ursus. However, he determined to use
strategy before attempting to "bulldog"
the frightened steer.
"Here, you," he shouted to a red
coated Japanese porter, "get in front of
him and coax him out with that red
"Perhaps he may overtake me, then
what occurs?" asked the porter.
"I don't know," replied Mr. Forbes,
"but this steer has got to get out."
Thereupon the patrolman landed a
kick on the steer that sounded like
heaving a boulder against a bass drum.
The steer dodged around (behind the
baggage-room in the subway which
connects tho street with the tracks,
tearing oft a boxcar door and leaving
other wreckage in its path. Here Pa
trolman Forbes, who had secured a
rope, brought the chase to an abrupt
end. After lassoing -the steer Mr.
Forbes snubbed the animal to a steel
pillar. Then he sent for the pound
master. Oil 3 en Resume at Rickreall.
EICKREALL, Or., Aug. 5. (Special.)
Work has again been resumed .at the
Whiteaker oil well prospect, about
seven miles southwest of this place.
Plenty - of funds seemed to have been
obtained to put the- outfit in operation
for a considerable length of time. The
old casing at the well, which was
broken, will be replaced by new pipe,
and as soon as - the IraproveuvsU are
made drilling will begin.
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