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THE MORNIXG OREGOXIAX. WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 1914.
WHEAT PRICES WEAK
Nearly AH Buyers Have With
drawn From Market.
QUOTATIONS ARE NOMINAL
Farmers 'ot Pressing Sales in View
of Inactive State ot Trade.
Foreign Exchanges Are
Wheat buyers In the Northweet have prac
tically all withdrawn from the market for
the tlma being. No quotation! on the new
crop were available yesterday, but 7T cents
was riven as the nominal -value 01 cmo
The foreign markets were depressed. A:
Liverpool declines ranged from 1 to ld
r-inoM nn nassaae were quoted I'A to Si
lower. Closing prices at Chicago were not
materially changed from Monday. Juiy
wheat closed there at 77T4 cents, as com
pared with a quotation of S04 cents on the
same day last year and 11.09 ii on the last
day of June two years ago. Pending a
clearer view of the future, local wheat trad-
nnt in m. Titnnd to make commit
ments. At the same time farmers are not
pressing sales and Inactivity, therefore, pre-
...il. nil alnno- lha llTIM.
In the barley market contracting has also
been slow, not much spot oariey is ucius
offered, and the market Is steady.
Oats are quiet at the prices that have
prevailed for the past month. Crop pros
pects are good and there is no disposition
to engage in speculative buying. Supplies
I.. . V, arm mil(.h reduced, but UierS
are still large quantities of oats held here
that will probably Dring less man mo
ers paid for them.
The hay market is slack and rather
weak. Prices are being barely maintained.
Reports from the valley are that a good
deal of oat and vetch hay was bleached by
Local receipts in cars were reported by
the Merchants Exchange as follows:
Wheat Barley lour uais nay
Vtnnrt. 9 21 14
Tuesday 1 - 7
Yarago 11 IS 3 2 9
Portland receipts for the cereal year com
pare as follows:
Season Wheat Barley Flour Oats Hay
1913-14 157S9 2S22 2879 17.15 2770
1912- 13 174:.3 2412 2S68 2365
J911-12 13500 391 252S 1595 2833
1918-11 1192T 714 iibi 965 3030
1909-10 9T.1S 1314 2217 1282 332
1908-09 10539 1542 l.! 835 2S33
Shorts Feed Bran Midds. Flax
1913- 14 362 419 372 128 27
1113-13 303 272 37 44 19
Corn Rve Straw Meal
H13-14 93 4 50 66
1912-13 130 30 18 13
SCPPI.Y IS LARGE AT FVR SALES.
tnmually Heavy Stock at Latest Auction
The most important fur sales In London
are held In the Spring. At the recent sales
tile stock was larger than usual, chiefly
I i cause the next most Important Continental
ojntry Imported less than Its customary
supply, reports Consul-General Loop. In all.
It Is estimated that between 10.000.000 and
12.0O0.00U skins were sold. On a given day,
which was more or less typical, the follow
ing skins were sold: 183,000 skunk. 1SS.0O0
American opossum. 80.000 raccoons, and 3G00
civet cats. The numbers offered differed,
of course, from day to day; as many as
430.000 skunk skins were catalogued for sale
In one day. and 2,500.000 musquash on an
other. Of the latter, 4,500.000 were offered
during the sale.
The kinds of skins chiefly In demand this
year were those- already mentioned and
foxes; other kinds, such as sable, seal, mink,
and beaver, were not so eagerly sought, al
though considerable numbers of them were
catalogued for sale. Among the sundries
weie grixxly and other bears, lynxes, musk
ox, wt:d cat. emus, wallaby, wolves, kan
garoo, monkey, grebe, badgers, marmots,
leopards, and house cats. Forty thousand
house cats were catalogued lor sale.
The prices realized for skunk skins varied
rrom 24 and 4 cents to JC.81; for mus
quash and house cats from 12 to 01 cents.
In the case of skunk or rousquach sample
bundles comprising 25 skins were hung on
Ihe racks for examination to enable buyers
to estimate the value of the whole "lot"
offered, these lots varying from 400 to 500
tkunk and up to 4000 musquash. Of the
more expensive skins sable, or silver fox
the whole lot, whether consisting of one
kln or half a dozen, could be examined.
The prices realized for silver fox ranged
from S24S to $2141 per skin.
ALL CROPS MAKE GOOD PROGRESS
Heather In Past Week Beneficial Except to
May and Vegetables.
The weekly Oregon weather and crop
summary of the Weather Bureau follows:
"The first half of the week was showery
and cool. The rains that fell during this
period were on the whole very beneficial,
although they delayed tiaying and damaged
some hay that was cut and being cured on
During the middle of the week the nights
were unusually -oooliand-" frost formed in a
few places in the central portion of the
itate. "This frost did o harm except to
gardens, which were badly Injured by It.
During the last half of the week the
weather was dry and higher temperatures
prevailed. All crops during this period made
"Fan wheat In th Willamette Valley
hows large heads of well-nlled grain and
the farmers In all portions of the state are
with very few exceptions weir pleased with
the present outlook.
"Early peaches from Jackson County will
be in the market within a week or ten days."
TRADE IX WATERMELONS IS BRISK
Cantaloupes Also Sell Well, but at Low
Two cars of cantaloupes, one of water
melons and one of mixed fruits were re
ceived yesterday. Melons and cantaloupes
were in strong demand, but prices were low.
Deciduous fruits sold at steady quotations.
Oregon peaches were more plentiful and
brought 60 to 75 cents. Some of The Dalles
peaches were of fine quality, but were in
jured by being poorly packed. - California
peaches ranged m price from 65 to 90 cents.
The berry trade was poor and prices were
easier for all kinds. There were practically
no buyers for strawberries.
pOCfcTBT PRICES BARELT STEADY.
Egg Receipts Have Fallen Off Sharply
Veml Is Weak.
There were no changes in poultry yes
.erday. but prices were no more than steady,
ts receipts were fully equal to the de
There was a weaker feeling in veal, and
12 cents was quoted as the top. Pork was
Eggs were firm at unchanged prices. Re
ceipts are only half the present consump
don and the deficiency is being made up
ut of storage stocks. ,
No changes were reported In the butter
r cheese market.
Bank clearings of the Northwestern cities
esrerday were as follows:
Portland $1,201,632 t 79.700
Icaitle 2,1S0.50 2S0.2S6
'icwit 328.043 34. 043
r,van 574.156 9S.6S0
Portland's bank clearings for June in this
tnd past years follow:
rune. 1014 S44.721.934
rune. 1018 43.345.905
lune, 1012 43.S7S.657
lune, 1M1 43.902.916
tune. 1010 42.14t!.0is
rune. 1009 80.043.S43
Sugar Market Is Firmer.
The sugar market Is again looking up,
md prices of refined grades may soon be
Ldvanoed. Wires recelred yesterday re-'
ported an upward tendency In the New
York and London markets.
PORTLAND "MARKET QUOTATIONS.
Grain, Plour, Peed. Etc
WHEAT Track prices: New club, 77c;
new forty-fold, 78c; new bluestem, 82c;
old club, title, nominal.
M1LLFEEO Bran, S23 per ton; shorts.
S2: middlings, $o0.
FLOUR Pa'ents. $1.S0 per barrel;
straights. $4.20; exports. 3.0; valley, S4.60;
graham, $4.80: whole wheat. $5.
BARLEY Feed. $2w21 per ton; brew
ing, $21.5022; rolled, $23.50.
HAJ Choice timothy, S1U17; mixed
timothy, S12wl5; valley grain hay, $10012;
alfalfa. $11. ,
OATS No. 1 white milling. $22922.25 per
CORN-Wbole, $35: cracked. $36 per ton.
Fruits and Vegetables.
I T.ocal Jobbing quotations:
TKOPICAL. FRUITS Oranges, navels,
$1.75&3.23 per box; lemons, $506.50 per
box: bananas. 354o per pound; grapefruit,
California. $1.50 per dozen.
V utjli 1 Ast-fc,& uucumoers, tJivf
dozn; egtsplant, 15c per pound; peppers, Joe
per pouna; raaisnea, jo it
nc-aa lettuce. Sl.lil per craiw;
t - - -j . i ii n .in r rliircn
oov per uuccii. vcici j, mi.w ---
tomatoes, toctfffl.iiv per ciair, " " f
t - -.n..n. .h..harh 'AU. ihiZa ner pound;
cabbage. IVzC per pound; asparagus. $1
. - . .. .. r. ...... niii nrt bnani.
Bi'i.ou aozea; pea, iwfv "
67o per pound; corn, 30tf35c per dozen.
. . . ... - . 11,. ' OK IWF
JIilua ilea, o i , -
sack; Walla Walla. $2.5Ke2.75.
liltEEN FRUITS Apples, old, $1.50
box; new. $141.1.25 per box; cherries, 3Sc
per pound: apricots. $1.50 per box; canta
loupes, S1.25y 2 per crate; peaches, 110
X.Xzr"?- iT. ni..m. si nnii.2r: water-
melons. 134.&20 per pound; loganberries.
6'J(fl7jc per crate; raspberries, woe
black caps,' $11.23 casaoas, s-.o
"POTATOES Oregon, new, l"42o pe:
i; A.CK VEGETABLES Turnips, new Call,
fornia, $1.25; carrots, $1.50; beets. $1.50.
Dairy and Country Produce.
EOGS Fresh Oregon ranch, case count,
I1...J OiftOdn nap Anvn.
""POULTRY Hens. 15c; broilers, 18S20c;
fryers, 20ft(;22c; turveys. nve,
dressed, choice, 2526c; ducks, 10c; geese.
BUTTER Creamery prints, extra, 27 He
per pouna; cuDes, ou.
CIIliliSE Oregon triplets. Jobbers' buying
- . 1 ' V. nnlr Tnit-
price, ioc per puuuu - v. m. " -
land; Young America, 17c per pound.
POKK Fancy, 1010c per pound.
VEAL Fancy. 11 'A & 12c per pound.
Hops, Wool, Hides, Etc
HOPS 1913 crop, prime and choice, 143
16c; 1914 contracts, 15c
shearings, 10c; green shearings, loc; salted
sheep. $1.258)1. oo; spring lamua. itnai-
HIDES Salted hides, l:ii4c per pouna;
, i ... ..Han nnlf 1 Un - tTreen hides.
salt aip, c ' " i - ' :
12V4c; dry hides, 24c; dry calf, 2Vc; salted
bulls. 10c per pouna; green oun.
WOOL- Valley. 18(o20V4c; Eastern Ore
gbn, 16 20 He. -
CASCAltA BARK Old and new, 4i4c per
GRAIN BAUH in car low, o7sv.
I' 1 ri miiiuii, a ' -" - ,
lbut, 4(?5c; buck shad, 3c; roe shad, 6c;
silver percn, ou.
. -..p. An 1-l.nnnnri 1 fl 11 tft 20 W. C 12
to 14-pound, 19a20c;' 14 to 18-j)ound.
19iSi20i4c; skinned, lS&20c; picnic, 13c.
BACON Fancy, -owouc;
yni oALtx -
1316!4c; exports, 1416c; plates, 11
LARD Tierce basis. Pure, 1213c; com
r.rm-.-rim TT . 4a i-lmma Vlsr-
- . a 1. , nn 1 0 - nar.fl1 (iriimS OT
rem r imiiv rte,",
barrels, I3c; cases, 17&;i0c.
GASOLINE Bulk, l&fcc; cases. 22Hc;
motor -spirit, bulk, 15Hc; cases, 22c. En
pine distillate, drums, 7c; cases, 14c;
naptha. drums, 144c; cases, 21 c.
LINSEED OIIj Haw, barrels, 61c; boiled,
barrels, 63c; raw. cases, 66c; boiled, cases.
TURPENTINE in cases, doc per gaiion,
tanks, 5Sc m
SHEEP MARKET IS FIRM
BEST LOADS ARE TAKEN AT
Trade in Cattle and Hos; Divisions
Inactive and the Prices Are
There was a small run at the stockyards
yesterday and a steady market prevailed
throughout the day. More firmness was
shown in the sheep division than, in other
The best lambs again sold at $6 and year
lings brought I4.S5 and J5. Choice ewes
heid at the former price of $4. 2a. A load
of fancy young: wethers was taken at $4.90.
Trade in the swine and cattle divisions
was limited and prices underwent no ma
Receipts were 9 cattle, 155 hogs and 45
Shippers were: w. Blodgett, lone, l car
cattle and hoes; G. R. Ford, Sheridan, 2
cars sheep; Will Block, Amity, 1 car hogs.
Wt. Price. Wt. Price.
172 8.09 IS hoss. .. 1167.15
81 5.00 1 bull 650 S.00
89 4. 25 2 bulls... 8S0 4.00
207 8.00 1 bull 620 4.00
117 4.23 1 bull 1210 5.00
90 4.85 6 bulls... 1661 4.50
80 5.00 1 bull 1270 6.00
64 6.00 4 cows... 682 4.00
77 5.90 1 cow 1010 5.00
125 4.00 7 steers.. 594 6.00
111 4.85 1 cow 1150 3.00
74 4.90 6 mixed.. 790 4.00
116 7.15 2 hogs... 2407.7i
28 hoes. . .
112 ewes. ..
9 hogs. . .
8S ewes. ..
2 ewes. ..
Current Drices or ine various umbcs
stock at the yards follow:
Prime steers 7.2ow(.o"
Choice steers .
Medium steers .
3.25 ajl 4.25
Medium cows ..
Spring lambs . . .
Omaha Livestock Market.
SOUTH OMAHA, Neb., June 30. Hogs
Receipts. SSOO;. market, higher. Heavy.
SS.22 (g8.32V4 : right, JS.158.25; pigs, $7.50
its; bulk of sales, 8.0S.35.
Cattle Receipts. 4tKM; market, steady.
Native steers, 7. 40 9.10; native cows and
heifera, $67.75: Western steers $G.508.50:
Texas steers, $67.9; Texas cows and heif
ers, 5.757.15: stockers and feeders, 6&8;
calves, 7.50 10.5O.
Sheep Receipts, 8000; market, easier.
Yearlings. 1W6.60: wethers, J3.20ffl5.60;
Chicago Livestock Market.
CHICAGO, June 30. Hogs Receipts, 17,
000; market, steady to strong. Bulk of sales,
SS.358.45; light, 8.138.47H; mixed, IS.10
8.50; heavy, S8.45; rough, Ss.lO;
pigs, $7.85 8.25.
Cattle Receipts, 3000; market for g-ood.
strong; others, weak to lower. Beeves. $7.80
&9.45, cows and heifers, $3.708.90; steers,
y 6.90;8.25; stockers and feeders, $0.OO 8;
calves, S6 50S.50.
fciheep Receipts, 20,000; market, weak.
Sheep, J5.30I8 B.15; yearlings, S6.307.40;
lambs, tJ.4O&S.10: Springs, $3.G5D.15.
gAN FRANCISCO PRODUCE MARKET.
Prices Quoted at the Bay City on Fruits.
SAK FRANCISCO, June 30. Fruit Pine
apples, J1.50 4j'2.25; Mexican limes, $U10;
California lemons, 946.
Vegetables Cucumbers. 40 75c; green
Potatoes Oregon feurbanka, 90c&31.25;
new, 11 14c; river Burbanks, 90c $1.25.
Eggs Fancy ranch, 24c; store, 22 Vic.
Onions Red, S2.&0&3; white, ?2.5u3.
Cheese Young Americas, 149HVic, new.
Butter Fancy creamery, 24c: seconds. 2c.
Receipts Flour. 5182 quarters: barley, 20.
185 centals; potatoes, 2U40 sacks; Hay, 439
NEW YORK, June 30. Lead cjuiet, 8.85
83.5; London, 19 6s.
Spelter quiet and steady, 5.00 5.10; Lon
don, 21 10s.
Copper steady: spot and August, offered
at 12.50; electrolytic, 13.50 & 13.75; lake-,
nominal; casting. 13.50.
Tin easy; spot, 30.30&S0.50; August, 80.35
Antimony dull; Cookson's. T.2537.S-V4 :
Iron quiet, unchanged.
Hons at New York.
NSW YORK. Juno 30, Hops Quiet.
LOSSES PflADE UP
Stock Market Is Strong With
FAVORABLE NEWS COUNTS
Investment Demand Stimulated by
"targe Interest and Dividend DiS'
bursenients Drop In Exchange
Stops Further Gold Exports.
NEW TORK, June 30. For the first time
since the Claflin failure, the stock market
today gave earnest evidence of its ability to
respond to favorable conditions, and much
of the loss incurred since last Thursday was
Factors contributing in greater or lesser
measure were the more encouraging crop
advices, the large interest and dividend dis
bursements aggregating 24 1,000,000, wnicn
stimulated a moderate Investment demana,
and another drOD in exchange, putting fur
ther frold exports beyond the probability of
immediate resumption. 7
Bonds were irregular. Total sales $2,229,
000. Government bonds were unchanged on
CLOSING STOCK QUOTATIONS.
Reported by J. C. Wilson & Co., Lewis
building. Portland. Closing
Sales. High. Low. Bid.
Allis-Chal 10 10V4
Amal Copper .. 17.300 H9 67 6
Am Beet Sugar 700 26 25 K 20
Am Can Co ... 2,300 27 25 27
do preferred "0 ,
Am Car & Fdy. 400 50 50 504
Am Cotton Oil 40 1
Am Smel & Ref 600 63 61 3
do preferred.. 100 101 301 101
Am Sugar 300 100 & 106 105
do preferred 112
Am Tel & Tel.. 400 120 120
Am Tobacco 2-7
Anaconda 1.400 3114 30 Sl'i
AT Santa Fe 1.200 W. !Sli 08
do preferred.. 400 100H 100 !)
Bolt & Ohio ... B.2O0 STs SS'i 89 4
Brook R Tran.. 3.900 0 1 8074 00
Canadian Pac. . 4.400 104 10114 1
C & O 200 1454 1
C, M At St Paul 2,400 89 V4 P7U 9" 14
Central Leather 900 33 .35 35
Central of N J 300
Chlno 3,000 40., 394 0li
Col Fuel & Iron 400 2614 251 2514
Consol Gas 100 128 128 128
D & R G 100 1054 1054 10
Distilling Seour. 200 14'4 HV4 Utt
Erie 2.000 28 28 2S4
General Electric 300 147 147ti 147
Gt North Ore .. 100 32 32 81
Gt North pf ... 1.500 124 122 123
Illinois Central. 300 112M, 112 112
Interboro Mstro. 4C10 14 14 H 14 J4
do preferred.. 8"0 62 61 74 6174
K C Southern .. 200 26 26 26
Lehigh Valley.. 8.10O 13i 333 336
Louis A Nash.. 200 13S 138 137!i
Mexican Central 11
M. S P & S s M 2(K ia;i -i-J i-il't
Mo. Kan & Tex. 300 17 !!
Mo Pacific 7,700 17
nrofprrfld. . ......
New Haven .... 2,900 65 64 (..;
NY Central... 300 23 U 23 2.1
Norfolk & West 600 304 304 104
Northern Pac-.. 2.200 111 109 110
Pacific Mail -
Pacific T & T. . 300 24 23 24
do preferred - V?
Pennsylvania ... 2.300 311 110 111
People's Gas ... 1.000 11074 119 319
Reading 44.(100 14 11 164
Republic S & I. 900 22 22 23
Rock Island Co. 2.3"0 1 74 174 174
Southern Pac .. 2S.100 74 94 P6
Southern Ry ... 2,400 24 24 24
Texas OH 100 142 142 342
Union Facific .. 21. W0 155 152 li..
do preferred.. 200 S3 83 83
U S Steel Cor.. 02.200 01 ?'. MJ4
do preferred.. 700 109 .108 109-a
Utah Copper ... 3.S00 5S , 50 677,
Wabash 100 '
Western Union.. 2.000 5.74 5 7.''
Westin? Elec .. 900 73 72 7J
Total sales for the day, 268.900 shares.
Reported "by Overbeck & Cooke Co., Board
of Trade building, Portland.. .
A ten "Gen 4s 95 96
Atl Coast Line. 1st 4s 9J'j 94
B R T 4 '- 89 9-'
Ches & O t V:s -94 o
C. M & St P GUI 4s 102 30'
C R I Cnl 4s 2s 28
Cal Gas 5s 92 93
C B & Q Joint 43 7 97
Erie Gen 4s H J
Int Met 4s 77 i7
Louisville & Nash Un 4s 9o 9
Missouri Pac 4s 52 o3
N" Y C Gen 3s .'. . . 82 00 n
N & W 1st Con 4s J
N-orthern Pac 4s 9? 92
Oregon Short Line Ref 4s...... 91 92
Oregon Ry Nav 4s 98 97
Penna Con 4s - 1 :
Reading Gen 4s 94 P5J4
St 1 & San Fran Ref 4s 6S s
So P Ref 4s VI l 92
S P Col 4s 110 90
So Ry 5s 304 105
So 4s i i
Un Ry Inv 4s i)3 S4
Un Pac 1st and Ref 4s 94 94
U S Steel 5s 102 105
West Shore 4s 92 93
Wabash 4s oO 50
W house Elec cv 5 95 g
Wisconsin Central 4s SS 8S
Stocks at Boston.
BOSTON, June 30. Closing ouotations:
Allouez 3 IN'ip M Ex Div.. 6
Amal Cop 69 North Butte 25
A Z L & Sm... 15 North Lake 1
Arizona Com 401d Dominion... 48
Calumet & Ariz. 64 'Osceola 78
Ca! & Hecla 400;Quincy 55
Centennial 10,Shannon 5
Cop Range C C. 3;Supenor ion
E Butte Cop M. 5!4Sup & Bos M 174
Franklin 4 Tamarack 34
firanhv Con 79 JUSSR&M Ex Div 34
Greene Cananea. 30 j do pfd. Ex Div 4B
I Royalle (Cop). 19!Utah Con 11
Lake copper ... o lutan copper uu. ji
La Salle Cop 31 5-16Winona 2
Miami Copper... 21 (Wolverine ...... 3S
Mohawk 43,Butte & Sup 3i
Nevada Con 1374
Money, Exchange, Etc
NEW YORK. June SO. Close: Mercantile
paper, 34 per cent.
Sterling exchange, easy; 60 days, 4.S5i5;
Commercial bills. $4.85.
Bar silver, 56 c.
Mexican dollars, 44c.
Government bonds, steady; railroad bonds,
Call money, firm, 12 per cent; ruling
rate, 2 per cent; closing bid, 1 2 per cent.
Tlmo loans, steady; 60 days, 2 per cent;
90 days, 2 per cent; six months, 3&S
LONDON, June 30. Bar silver quiet, 26d;
money, 3; snort whs, iwx7;
London. CO days, $4'.85; do sight, ?4.87.
Bank clearings in the United States for
the week ending June 25 as reported
to Bradstreet's, aggregate $2,874,139,000,
against $2,948,934,000 in the preceding week
and $3,140,333,000 irl the same week last
year. Following are the returns for the past
week, with percentage of change from the
corresponding week last year:
New York $1,593,794,000 2.7
Chicago 290,009,000 3.5
Philadelphia 154,613,000 1.7
Boston 141.143,000 4.5
St Louis 70,708.000 7.4
Pittsburg 52,1)00,000 17.8
Kansas city la.iuu.uuu o.u
San Francisco 45.219.000 "J..,
Baltimore 3-',oso.uuu .14.0
Detroit 27,178,000 2.0
Cincinnati 24.777.000 1.1
Minneapolis zi.sss.ouo t.2
Cleveland 22,451,000 2.2
Los Angeles 20,279.000 5.3
New Orleans iii,o4,uuu 11.5
Omaha 13,132,000 . 7.1
Milwaukee J4,bu.-,uuu -i.t
Atlanta 11.476.000 16.9
l,oulsville 11.S15.000 - 7.0
Seattle li.stii.uuo .1
Buffalo 10,132,000 1.6
Portland, Or s.oas.uuo i.a
Salt Lake City 5,400.000 3.4
Spokane 3,664.000 1.S
San Diego 2,063.000
Tacoma 1,997,000 21.0
Sacramento 1,733,000 S.S
Chicago Dairy Produce.
CHICAGO, June 80. Butter Unchanged.
Eggs Higher; receipts. 12.926 cases; at
mark, cases lncluaea, lote'i&c; oruinar
lirEts, 1717c; firsts, 18(glSc.
Coffee and Sugar.
NEW YORK. June 30. After opening at
1 noint lower to 2 nolnts higher, coffee sold
4 to S points lower under scattered selling on
Indifferent cables and estimates of large
July receipts at Santo, The close was 1 to
4 joints net lower. Seles. 32.000 bags. July.
:!!.-. Aiit-.-Kt. N.f.c: ScntomDer. o...ic,
October. 8.00c; November, S.70c; December,
8. SUe; January, S.s.sc; Jiarcn, 0.0,
' Spot quiet: Rio No. 7, S74c; Santos No. 4,
"Mild quiet; Cordova. 1216c, nominal.
Kaw sugar steady. moiaaea sus,
centrifugal, S.32c. Refined- steady.
rnnlilnn nf the Treasury.
WASHINGTON. June 30. The condition
of the United States Treasury at the begin
x... , 1.. i ......1 runA 1112.836
Total receipts yesterday .
loiai payments ycaLcruAj.
The surplus this fiscal year is Sl.bui..
.tnKII last V,
against a aurpiua-vi. x., j . :
exclusive of Panama Canal and public dent
Diilnlh Linseed Market.
DULUTH, June 30. Linseed, July, $1.57;
September, $1.60; October, $1.60; No
NEW YORK June 30. Spot cotton quiet.
Afiririllno. .inlands. 13.25: do. Jrulf. 13.30.
Sales, 200 bales.
Dried .Fruit nt Hew York.
NEW YORK. June 30. Evaporated apples
steady. Pruneq dull. Peaches quiet.
FOREST GROVE TO FROLIC
Gales Creek Farmers Plan Old-Fash,
loned Fourth of July.
FOREST GROVE, Or., June 30. (Spe
cial 1 TTnrlfir thn ausnices of the Gales
Creek Farmers' Association the Fourth
of July will be celebrated at what is
known as the Balm Grove, on the banks
of Gales Creek, eight miles from nere
t,,Ho- .Tnhn W. Stevenson, of Port-
loud win rtollvpr the oration. Other
chnr'i talks and soners by local talent
will fill the hours from 10 to i, alter
which a basket dinner win De eaten
The afternoon schedule Includes I
ball game between the "married men"
and "single bucks," a field meet be--car
thn Wilson and Hillside schools.
ranm trrmaattA nnle climb. CatCh-
e, r. . . , . ,
ing the greased hog, etc. liooa Doaiins
and bathing also is assured.
As Forest Grove has decided not to
celebrate the Fourth, moU of its cm
zens will attend.
CONDEMNATION ACTION UP
Oregon City Case to Be Argued To.
day Before- Supreme Court.
rTj-EinrNr ttty. Or.. June 80. (Spe
cial.) city Attorney Schuebel, City En
gineer Nobel, Henry xempieion, cnar
tha rj-pat enmmittee of thi
llld.il v. . " - -
n ,7 t ii" tTn p-eQ nftrtrnev for
l.-(J U 11 1 11. aiiu - - - - - - .
Mrs. Sarah Chase, lert last nigrn. iur
i ,i.Aa thn marita nt ttie conaem-
nation proceedings by which the city
Bn.iit ii nr.ninra a iRDQinK yiatfl i",
the Seventh-street elevator will b.
argued before the supreme tourt.
The proceedings are in the form o
ii. rt hniii in rontfimot six city em
ployes who trespassed upon the land
Involved. condemnation proceeuinea
n o-a mmnlrteii in the Circuit Court in
May. Attorneys for Airs, unase, now
axrar- ihot fl Mffifi of JudgO Ben
nr, ' Wlnmath Falls, that the city
should be forever barred from trespass
Ing on the property, manes tne con
I n,..MHinIFA 1 1 1 P IT ,1 1 .
"""""''" " " . ,
SCHOOL ANNEX PROPOSED
Milwaukie Taxpayers Vote Against
MiT.WAUIflE. Or.. June - SO. (Spe
cial.) A meeting of the taxpayers of
the Milwaukie district was held in the
schoolhouse last night. It was decided
to build an annex to the present school
house, to take care of the high school.
The meeting voted down the free
schoolbook proposition. .
Thn committee appointed to investi
gate the proposition to buy a site and
erect -a branch scnooinouse in m
thnrnn renorted adversely. It recom
mended that a portable room be built
nn the main school grounds to lane
care of any overcrowding. Mrs. Amelia
Snow, former principal, opposea me
free textbook proposition in her ad
DAILY METEOROIiOGICAI- REPORT.
Tr,DTr a vn June 30 Maximum temper-
...... ce ri..trre.. minimum. 61 desrees.
River reading, a a. iu.. ". ."
last 24 hours, .2 foot fall. Total rainfall 5
i. k tj at i none: total since Septem
ber 1, 10ia! 3S.S9 inches; normal, 43.D4
inches; aetlciency, o.uo incnes. jii
shine. 15 hours, 44 minutes; possiuie, u
hours, 44 minutes. Barometer (reduced to
sea level;, f. t-. y.w- incuca.
g w7 Wind
P PA ,
5. S." j m
3 2 ? 2
S fR 2. s
i S? f f
00 1 Calm
Des Moines . . ,
24 4 SW
001 6 SW
00! 8 SW
Kansas City ...
T .nt A neles . . .
Jew Orleans ..
.00 6 SE
North Head . . .
North Yakima .
1 .nilis ......
San Francisco .
60 1 0
Victoria, B. C.
' WEATHER CONDITIONS.
a murlraA decrease of pressure has taken
place over most of the country. The pressure
is moderately high on the North Pacific
Coast, over the Northern Rocky Mountain
and Northern Plains states and over most
of the states east of the Mississippi River. A
moderate depression overlies the Southwest
ern states and another Is over Southern Al
berta LOCai SnOWers an" Lin.utiei ainiio
have 'occurred In the Basin, Plateau, Cen
. , Knpfhprn Plains states, the Mis
sissippi Valley, Florida, the Middle and
Nortn Atlantic ia ... . .
ley The weather Is warmer In Oregon,
Washington, Montana, North Dakota. West
ern Canada and on the Appalachian Highland-
It is cooler In the Sacramento Valley,
the Basin states, Colorado, the Central
Plains states, Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri.
Tha conditions are becoming unsettled
over the eastern part of this district, but
are favorable for generally fair and- con-
inued warm weather In this d!"rlct
Wednesday. wuiluhcoici ij.
Portland and vicinity Fair; northwesterly
wif"ffrtT, Washington and Idaho Fair,
continued wm; northwesterly winds
Acting District Forecaster.
Oakland Water Mains Arrive.
OAKLAND, Or., June 80. (Special.)
T-i MAW cin,n irnn water mains have
arrived and all the available men about
the city are empioyea getting: mo wa
ter system Into service.
Oakland Company Ships Wool.
OAKLAND. Or- June 30. (Special.)
E. G. Young & Co., of this city, today
shipped five carloads of wool to Kosh
land Bros., of Boston. Mass.
LOW LEVEL TOUCHED
Chicago Wheat Sells at Bottom
Price of Season.
MARKET LATER RALLIES
Uneasiness Over Continued Com
plaints of Too Much Moisture In
Northwest Moves Prices Up
ward Coarse Grains Down.
CHICAGO, June 30. Uneasiness over con
tinued complaints of too much moisture in
the Spring crop belt rallied the wheat mar
ket today after prices had fallen to the
lowest level yet this season. The close was
steady at the same as last night to a shade
advance. Corn finished & off to 1-16
up. oats down Italic and provisions vary
ing from lc decline to a rise of TAa.
Lower cables had a depressing effect on
wheat. The market received but little sup
port, and as a result all deliveries dropped.
Reports that unwelcome showers continued
in the Northwest checked the decline. After
starting $phta to 1440 under last night
quotations 'steadied slightly above the open
ing range. Hedging sales and a bearisff crop
estimate hindered considerably the devel
opment of power to rally.
Corn sagged with wheat because of rains
in some sections where needed. About the
only buying was by shorts. The opening,
which was varied from e to c down,
was followed by a slight further decline.
Prices subsequently reacted because of rest
ing orders to buy on the break.
Oats reflected the weakness of other
grain. The July option especially showed a
lack of strength.
Commission house selling eased off pro
visions. Firmness in the hog market was
The leading futures ranged as follows;
Open. High. Low. Close.
July .76 .774 .76 I -77T.
Sopt 77 V .77 4 .76 54 .77 H
July 7H .68 .7W, .68 V.
July .: 36 .8674 .SV4
Sept 35 .35 .3054 .33
July 21.20 21.37 21.20 111. z
Sept 20.10 20.22V4 20.0O ZO.JU
July 10.05 10.10 10.024 IMiti
Sept 10.20 10-27 Vi 10.20 10.23
July 11.60 11.70 11.57 54 11-65
Sept 11. oo xt.oo l!.Od ii.o- 71
casn prices were:
Wheat. No. 2 red. 78,K80c: No. 2 hard,
78e0c; No. 2 Northern, 87V4SSHo; No.
2 Spring. 87S8c.
Corn, No. 2, 08 14 ST cue; o. a yenow, op
Rye, No. 2, Boc; Dariey, sotaosc; iiravmj.,
$4.H5(S,B.B0; clover, S10e13.
Paget Bound Wheat Markets.
i . . . n y nn nTk.at T31,,a
stem, Srtc; fortyfold, 87o; club, S6c; red Rus
sian, e-iic. , A
rar receints Wheat 10. barley 4. oats 4,
hay 3. r
m,,astm fnrtvfniri and club, nominal: rife.
86c; red Russian. 85c.
Yesteruay s car receunn; vy unai .,
3. barley 8, hay 21, flour 4.
Man Francisco Grain Market.
r- poivriarn Ttin SO. ftnot fjuota-
. ..,i nr,nu SI r.Siai KftU ren Rus-
sian. 1.554( 1.56Vi ; turkey red, f 1.5TV4 1-tiO;
bluestem, 1.604 1.6154 ; teed barley. 54c
$1.00; brewing, nominal; white oats. S1.-154
l.JzVa; bran, .ou.ii miuuimd
Itt SI; shorts, 427 & 27.50.
Call board: Barley, steady, December,
$10154 bid, $1.02 asked; May, $1.06 bid;
European Grain Markets,
r nvTinM. ..liir 80. Cargoes on passage
easy 154d to ad lower. English country
markets steady. French country markets
. . , . . . on V. .... . Tklr, 'y
Manitoba, 7s Id; July. 6s 7d; October, 6s
7a; necemDer, o ow.
Minneapolis Grain Market.
wxurvTTT pni.ta. Tune SO. Wheat July,
835ic; "September, 7854c; No. 1 hard 884?
ssSc No. 1 Northern, 85874c; No. 2
WOMEN ARRANGE SHOW
GRESHAM CLUB TO HAVE CHARGE
JULY 4 FLOWER DISPLAY.
Classifications Are Announced and
Other Farts of Programme for Cel
ebration Are Decided On.
. GRESHAM, Or., Juno 30. (Special.)
The flower show which will oe neia
in the pavilion of the Multnomah Coun
ty Fair Association, in connection with
the Fourth of July celebration, will
be under the charge of the Women's
Club. It will be one of the interesting
features. A close contest is expected.
The following are the classes or
flowers to be shown:
Hoses, section B Class 1: No. 1, best
collection . four red roses, named va
riety, two prizes; No. 2, best collection
four white roses, named variety, two
prizes; No. 3, best collection four pink
roses, named variety, two prizes; iso. ,
best collection four yellow roses, named
variety, two prizes. Class 2: Climbers
(Ramblers excepted), best general col
lection eight varieties; four varieties,
two of each, three prizes. Class 3:
Ramblers, general collection, two va
rieties. Class 4: Three largest roses,
variety named, three prizes.
Sweet peas, section a jiass o: no.
1 one dozen white, two prizes; No. 2.
one dozen pink, two prizes; No. 3, one
dozen red, two prizes; No. 4, one dozen
lavender, two prizes; No. 5, one dozen
blue, two prizes. Class 6: Best collec
tion, five varieties named, one dozen
each, three prizes.
Wild flowers, section D Class 7:
Native wild flowers, not less than five
varieties, five prizes; old-fashioned
flowers, section D, class 8, best col
lection, five varieties, five prizes. The
prizes will be awarded by the Judges
in the pavilion.
Twenty-five automobiles have been
entered for the parade on the Fourth.
The Gresham Council of Women Voters
will have a float with girls represent
ing all states in the Union. Mrs. O. J.
Brown will direct a chorus of 50 voices
for the exercises on the fair grounds.
The Riverside Driving Association will
DANCE ON BRIDGE PLANNED
Water Sports, Auto and Horse Races
on Fourth of July Programme.
SEASIDE, Or., June 30. (Special.)
Electric streamers will form a con
spicuous part of the decorations in
Seaside for the Fourth of July cele
bration. Linemen are busily engaged
In wiring the city. The Elks Band
will play. Dancing on the pavement
and Necanlcum River bridge will be
one of the features.
Water snorts and athletic contests
will occupy much of the time Saturday
and Sunday. A $50 trophy is offered
for the canoe racing championsnip oi
the Lower Columbia. Auto and horse
races will be held on the beach.
JIan Thrown From Horse Pics,
DUrt'H, Or,, June SO, (Special.)
THE BANK OF CALIFORNIA
of San Francisco. Founded 1864
Capital Paid In $3,500,000.00
Surplus and Undivided Profits $S,0G9,722J9
Commercial Banking and Savings Departments
Third and Stark Streets
LADE) & TILTON
Capital and Surplus $2,000,000
Commercial and Savings Deposits
Jesse Dowen, of Maupln, who was
thrown from a horse at the Maupin
races Saturday, died without regaining
Interest paid on time deposit!.
Letters of Credit and Travelers'
Comer Second and Stark Sts.
F. C. MALPAS, Manager.
J.C. WILSON & CO.
STOCKS, BONDS. GRAIN AND COTTOX.
NTTW TORK STOCK EXCTTANOM
CHICAGO UOAKI) OF TRADE
NEW YORK COIXON KXCIIA.NOK
THE STOCK AND BOND EA.tllA.XiK.
Lewis Building, 269 Oak Street
Phones Marshall 3858. A 4187
Special Vacation Excursion
Honolulu fSe Volcano
f there and buck, fmt flnmn. in- gT U f
I Af E J FTfi IuiIIiik hntrla, nldr trlu la I
-7 Volo.no, nl.o unto drlvr. o f -
Walkikl Beach and Hotcli alno
and Monnnlna J'ark.
Splendid S. S. SIERRA, leaving San Francisco Tuenday, July SI, and
returning' August 7. (If deHired, Btoamer ticket limit 6 months.)
Don't mlKS this opportunity to 8t;e the World Wondnr Volcano Kll&uoa,
most active voncano on earth. HOOK NOW. Send for itinerary.
OCEANIC S. S. COMPANY
673 MARKET ST SAX Flt.ASiCISCO.
London Paris Bremen
Georas Washington Jly
SfK-fi wVll.-der GrW..V.."iy 21
.ironprinin Oecclie. .July M
g;romer KurftK-rxt July
1 A. M I V ia Plymouth
and Boulogne sMt Carrie no
(I) or (ID cabl".
On-cabln (11) VedueUra
Mnicus Irene Aiiit. 1
Koenln Albert P1- 8
The North German I.lord
landed more I'""'?"!:
lirBt Cabin, Second labia
and Steerage In the Port .
J,e York dnrinit IHI3 than
any other line, repeallni; U
Through rate from Egypt, India, L
!. .n i. ah .AM' and r
riaw ' u - - r
NORWAY rOLAR CRCISES.
July 24. Aug. 11
Independent Trip ArOUnd
i r it
Firat-clasa trie VVOria
throughout $620.65 & Up
Xrarelera' Checks tiood
All Over the World.
OEI.RICHS 4 CO.. Gen. Agt.
5 Broadway. York.
A.. Ban KrancUco, or ,'lnr
local agenu. yfkcyiu
B. S. KOSE CITV, FOB
A. M., July 1.
The Baa Franciaeo fortland 8. 9. Co..
Sd and Washington 8t. (with O.-W. K. A
Coos Bay Line
galli from Alneworth dock. Portland. I A. M.,
May 18. 2D, 2. June 2. 7. 11 II. 2i. iT.
f'ralcbt and ticket olfice. Low.r Alneworih
dsca. Portland tc Cool Hay S. a. una
Hh u K.KAT1NU, Agent.
Pboue Main atwu. A mi.
American-Hawaiian S. S. Co.
Via (Straits ot Magellan,
galling from New York
About June 15.
and every 12 days thereafter, for
Pacific t'onut Porte.
C. D. KKXMS11V, Agent.
270 Stark Street.
f "turopc P I
In acquiring romprt,nc,
make up your mind that you
must and will gave. If your
income increases, lot your
savings increase. Do your
savins ilirough a bank which
will protest and reward your
Fifth and Morrison Sts.
Capital and Surplus
auto drive 4 the Pall and Paaekbairl
Travel by the
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DRAIN TO COOS BAY.
Autog run dally. Uellifhtful trip via
Allegany or the Ocean-baach roula,
W'lra rasorvationg to
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