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THE MORNING OREGOXIAX, THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1920
SPRING GRAIN CROP
SEEDING IS OVER
Early Sown Wheat, Barley
and Oats Looking Good. '
WINTER GRAIN NEEDS RAIN
Ity Is Henri I nr. f w .
s . rsiern Oregon
Section Xormai ' Crop or
Prunes Is Expected.
crop prospects continue satisfac
tory in . ' ' .-nntinne satis
dt,J? , V R"rW on crop
oitions the weather bur.... .
was characterized by moderate
res, cool nights, dry north-
day, offers of 35 cents to growers will be
sent to country agents.
Bank clearings of the northwestern cities
yesterday were as follows:
80. 13 5
, Grain, Flour, Feed, Etc
Koon ae&elon. Merchants' Exchange.
No. 3 whlfa feed $70.00
Blue No. 3 ... 67.00
Standard feed eo.iu
No. 3 yellow - 73.50
Bastern errain, bulk:
No. yellow . T6.30
"WHEAT Government basis,- 'J.2 per
FLOUR Family patents. $13.75; bakers
hard wheat. $13.75; best bakers" patents.
$13.75; pastry flour. $11.80; graham.
$11.60; whole wheat, (11.85. '
MILLFEED Prices, f. o. b. mill: Mill
run, $5455 per ton; rolled barley,
73; rolled oats, $73 74; scratch feed.
CORN Whole. $8182: cracked, $83
84 per ton.
HAY Buying price, f. o. b. Portland:
Alfalfa, $35; cheat. $25; valley timothy.
LIBERTY A"D FOREIGN BONDS
ARE 3IOSTI5T HIGHER.
Heavy Trading in Foreign Ex
change Gall Money Rate Re-
' mains Unchanged.
or ! . omft ,octie. and little
or no precfp tat!on. Lleht to heavy lA)Sta
were cencral on the morning of the 2l!d.
cawrtn some damage to tender vegetation.
JfT Lrk iS WCU !a hand dis
tricts, but vegetation Is still backward
owing to the continued cool night tempera
tures a rH -
w mojjjiure. There was an
-.nuance or sunshine.
Wlnt . . - .
waeat is doing fairly well In
northeastern counties, but is in need of
rain In the Wniiamette valley and will
head oat on short straw unless moisture
cornea soon; winter rye-' also Is lair to
" r neaaing. The seeding of
spring grains is practically complete, and
early sown barley, oats and spring wheyt
are generally looking good, although m-h
oi rain ana warmer weather A
conquerable acreage of corn was pAnted
during the week, but cool nie-hta hv. r-
tarded its germination and growth; culti
vation has begun in southern and extreme
Late varieties of fruits am utm
Ing. pears are receiving the calyx spray
in Jacks$on county, and are dropping in
some Lane county orchards where a short ,
crop Is indicated. Prunes appear to be
well set and promise a normal crop. Frost
injured strawberries in parts of Clatsop
county, and other berries are showing he
effects of last winter's low temperatures.
Grass has grown rapidly, and haying
has begun in Douglas county. The first
rutting of alfalfa has beenmado in Jack
yon and Josephine counties and Is"nearly
ready in Umatilla county. Some aphis is
reported In vetch in Lane county and this
pest Is working to some extent in Yam
hill county. Pastures and ranges appear
to be drying out more than usual for this
eason of the year and. while still in good
condition, would be greatly benefited by
showers and warmer weather.
Cattle and sheep are mostly on the
ranges, with ample pasturage, gaining In
flesh and generally In excellent condition.
Goat shearing is well along, and sheep
shearing progressing wRa medium to
heavy fleeces reported.
Potato planting continued, an increased
acreage being indicated in some localities.
Some injury to early potato and bean
vines was caused, by frost, and truck crops
and gardens in general are much in need
of warm rains.
ALL GRAIN MARKETS ARE FIRMER
Coarse Cereal Bids Are Advanced oa Local
The tone of the wheat market was
firmer yesterday, but demand was light.
Coarse grains were generally firm. White
feed oats were 50 cents higher on bid at
tho exchange and bulk corn was 11.50
higher with tho east. Barley bids were
raised 50c&$1. - -- .
Weather conditions in the middle west
as wired from Chicago: "Clear and fine
throughout Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and
Ohio valley. Nebraska part cloudy and to
cloudy and raining at some points. Fore
cast: Unsettled, rain and showers over the
' grain belt."
A New York bulletin reported that 100.
OOO bubhela of rye were worked, for export
Broom hall s Argentine cable said: "Field
work progressing under satisfactory condi
tions and it is anticipated that the area
put to wheat this winter will exceed all
previous years." The Danube exported
104,000 bushels of corn to the continent
Terminal receipts, in cars, were reported
by the Merchants' Exchange as follows:
' Wh. Bar. Fl. Oats Hay
Wednesday 42 -2 . 4 17 5
. Year two 5 3 o" S 7
Baon to date. . .840tf IS. SS67 61.! 1:100
Y- ar aso 7417 lOVtf XIU 750 3103
Tuesday . 30 2 7 3
Year ago 8 '2 . . . .
- Season to date 70J7 09 3156 177 i3
luar ago 45 .... 106 llilu
Tuevday 21.... 3
Year aso 6
Reason to date. .. .0147 247 1158 05 1221
2 Xoar aso 03-ta 07 1305 6i7 550
Duiry and Country Produce.
BUTTER Cubes, extras. 40c per, pound;
prints, parchment wrappers, box lots, 54c
per pound; cartons, 55c; half boxes. He
more; less than half boxes, lc more; but
terfat, 2so. 1, 51 52c per pound at sta
tions; Portland delivery, 53c
EGGS Buying price, current receipts,
37c. Jobbing prices to retailers: Candled,
41c; select. 43c.
CHEESE Tillamook, f. 0. b. Tillamook;
Triplets. 32c; Young America, 33c;- long
horns, 33c. Coos and Curry, X. o. b.
Myrtle Point; Triplets, Sic; Young Ameri
ca, 32 c per pound.
POULTRY Hens, 3234c; broilers, 53
42c; ducks, 40 & 50c; geese, nominal; tur
VEAL Fancy, ISc per pound.
PORK Fancy. 21c per pound.
NEW YORK. May 26. Toe stock mar
ket made only indifferent progress- to
wards further recovery today, although
developments dealing with financial con
ditions . contributed to a better feeling.
Trading covered a wide range, but there
were no indications of public interest.
Contrary to expectations in many quar
ters, the call money market remained
fixed at 6 per cent.
Domestic, monetary considerations were
overshadowed by the activity of foreign
exchange, with heavy purchases of re
mittances to central Europe, trading in
which waa said to be larger than at any
time since the close of the war.
German bills or marks rose to 3.15. Aus
trian kronen also made noteworthy im
provement, and Italian exchange gained.
Speculation, .based largely on trade re
habilitation of those countries, is believed
to be an important factor in their sus
Liberty bonds, excepting the 3s. were
mostly higher, the foreign group also
strengthening. Total sales. Dar value, ag
gregated $1S.5OO,0i0. Old United States
bonds were unchanged on call.
8663 centals; beans, 2046 sacks; onions,
550 sacks; oranges, 1500 boxes; livestock.
eggs, 117.450 dozen- rice, 10.230 bags.
Coffee Futures Close Lower.
NEW YORK. May 26. Reports of lower
mi I re is prices in Brazil and comparatively
large kio receipts lea to further scattering
liquidation in the market for coffee fu
tures here todav. After ooenins- at a de
cline of 8 to 10 points, the market rallied
slightly. but eased off again in the later
trading witn uecemDer. selling aown to
$14.65 and at the close showing a net de
cline of 8 to 13 points. May. $14. SO: July.
14.96; Sept.. $14)71; October. $14.70: De
cember and January. $14.00: March. $14.00.
spot quiet; kio 7s. santo -as. 3-c
. CLOSING STOCK QUOTATIONS.
Fruits ana V egviavblea.
6.60 per box;
$5.25 (g 7.75; lemons,
crraDofruiL SS.oOft 9
Der box: bananas. 10V.fcLllfec per pound;
apples, $2.75& 4.50 per box ; strawberries,
California, $4.254.50 crate: Oregon. $4S
5 per crate; Washington, $6.50 7 per crate;
cantaloupes, $10&11 per crate.
VEGETABLES Cabbage. 84c per
pound; lettuce, $3 3.50 per crate; cucum
bers, $12.50 per dozen; carrots. $44.50
per sack; horseradish, 25c per pound; gar
lic, 60 5 60c per crate; tomatoes, $3 per
box; artichokes. $1.50 per dozen; spinach.
67c per pound; rhubarb, 34o per pound;
peas, 1012&c per pound; asparagus, $1.75
$p2.25 per dozen; hearts, 17M:x20c pound.
rUTATUHia uregons. 737.iu per sacx;
Yakimas, $7.50 S; new California, 12&a
14c per pound.
ONIONS Yellow Bermudas, $2.30 per
era t e ; w hi te. $2.50 2. 7 5 per crate ; red.
$3. per sack. '
Local Jobbing quotations:
SUGAR Sack baiiis: Cane, granulated.
'4 Vic per pound: extra C. 23.S5c; golden
c, 2dc; yellow u. 2s.ttc; cubes, in bar
NUTS Walnuts. 26 ST, 8 c : Brazil nuts.
35c; filberts, 35c; almonds, 38&38Vxc; pea
nuts, IGtu-lOc; cocoanuts, $2 per dozen.
SALT Half ground. 100s, $11. 2o per ton;
60s, $18.75 per ton; dairy, $27.75 per ton.
RICE Blue Rose, 15 c per pound.
BEANS Small white, 7c; large white,
7 c pink, 15?ic; lima, 13c per pound;
bayous, ll c; Mexican reds. lOo per
COFFEE Roasted, in drums, 39050c.
Local jobbing quotations:
HAMS All sizes, 4044cf skinned. 33
4ic; picnic, 20; cottage, 38c.
LARD Tierce basis, 25c; compound, 24c
DRY SALT Short, clear backs, 2520
per pound ; piate3. J3c.
BACON Fancy, 48 36c; standard. 35 9
4ttc per pound.
Hides and Pelts.
HIDES Nominal, on account of unset
tled condition of market.
PELTS Dry pelts, fine
long wool, 25c; dry pelts,
Am Beet Suff. 1,800
Am Can 4.700
Am Oar & Fdv 2. TOO
Am H & L Pfd 90J
Am Int Corp.. 4.900
Am Loco 9.200
Am Sm A Rfg 1.80O
Am Sugar . . .. 300
Am sum tod., i.ouu
Am Tel A Tel. ' l.soo
Am Tob Sec . . 4.400
Am Woolen .. 8.10O
Am Z L 4c Sm 1.300
Anaconda Cop i.HOO
A G & W I S S 900
Baldwin Loco. 36.600
Bait & Ohio . . l.soo
Beth Steel B. 13.000
B & S Cooper, i.ouu
Calif Petrol . . 2.400
Canadian Pac. 900
Cent Leather. 2,700
Chand Motors. U.w
Ches & Ohio.. 60
Chi M & st if. ,uuv
Chi & N W . . 0O0
Chi R I & Pac 19.300
Chino Copper. 1,000
Col Fu & iron s'jv
Corn Products' 7.500
fniriblP Steel, lo.suu
Cuba Cane Sug. 3,500
Gen Electric. 1.300
Gen Motors ... 32.100
Gt No pfd . - . 2,700
It. No Ore ctrs j.,uw
BtTTLK AD LOG HOLDINGS LIGHT
Marked Dorrease In Storage Stocks as
Compared With Year Ago.
Tho butter market was steady w ith a
good demand for the best cubes at 49
Kggs were unchanged with buyers of
fering S7 cents delivered for shipments
from the country.
Cold storage statistics show light hold
ings of eggs and butter at Portland and
Seattle. Holdings at Portland are 32,201
caea of egs and 120,778 pounds of but
ter. Seattle stocks are 23,945 cases of
eggs and 164,728 pounds of butter. San
Francisco holdings of eggs, at 124,720 cases
are larger than a year ago and butter
stocks are lighter at 741,832 pounds. To
tal holdings of eggs at New York, Bos
ton, Chicago and Philadelphia are 1.S19,- 1
111 cases, again.st 2.643,456 cases a year
ago. Butter holdings in the same cities
are 0,067,047 pounds, compared with 12,
693.U&1 pounds a year ago.
HOOD KIVKR BERRIES IX TODAY
I'irfrt Shipment of caon will be Offered
at $7 Crate.
The first Hood River strawberries will
be received this morning and will be of
fered at $7 a crate. White Salmon ber-
rits sold yesterday at $7 and southern
Oregons at Ji'Ti according to quality.
California were firm at $4.254.50. Ar
rivals from the south are falling off and
tho season will wind up this week.
Cantaloupes sold, at $10 11 in pony
The steamer brought ta shipment of new
potatoes, which were quoted higher at
32C,14 cents. Green and wax beans were
offered at 1720 cents, A car of bunch
vegetables also arrived.
More Advances In Sugar Coming.
Sugar prices will be advanced haif a
cent to 24 H cents by jobbers today or
tomorrow. The California A Hawaiian
company served notice of a probable ad
vance to 27 cents or over, at refinery, the
latter part of the week. When sugar is
bought on this basis the jobbing price
here will be alout 2S4 cents.
Hide Prices Nominal.
Bide prices are nominal in the local
market. Most of the dealers have with
drawn their buyers from the market and
re only taking the hides consigned to
them. Eastern reports are of a lack of
activity, except in the case of forced
sales. Pelts are unchanged in price, but
are weak in sympathy with the wool
Bids for Mohair Reduced. 1
Tne depression In the wool market has
extended to mohair and buyers have again
reduced ttieir bid tor the new clip. To- I
Hops, Wool, Etc.
HOPS 1919 crop, $1 per pound: 1920
contracts. 75c; three-year contracts, 45c
MOHAIR Long staple, new clip, 35c per
TALLOW No. 1, llH12c; No. 2, 10c
CfSCARA BARK Per pound, old peeL
WOOL. Eastern Oregon, nominal; valley,
nieuium. qjc ptrr puuna.
UHA1N BAGS Car lots. 21c. coast.
LINSEED OIL Raw. barrels. $1.38; raw,
drums, $-.05; raw, cases. $2.13; boiled, bar
rels, $4; boiled, drums, $2.07; boiled, cases.
iuAriiii.Gi i&nu, fz.xtt; casea,
COAI. OIL. Iron barrels. 1454 17c
GASOLINE Iron barrels, 27c; tank wag
ons, -IKi U.1SCS, iHJC.
FUEL, OIL Bulk. $2,10 per barrel.
Dalles to Honor Dead.
THE DALLES. Or., May 26. (Spe
cial.) In honor to the men who gave
their lives in the various wars, stores
in this city will close Monday, May
31, at the request of Mayor Stadilman
and The Dalles chamber of commerce.
An impressive programme will be
given Sunday afternoon at the ceme
tary In which all patriotic organiza
tions in this city will participate.
Inter Paper . .
K c soutnern.
Mexican fetrol i-x.vjv
Miami Copper. 700
Mid States oil zs.ouu
Midvale SteeL. 800
N Y Central. .
n v (i v ii
Norf A West..
Ohio Cits Gas
Ok Prod Rf
Pennsyl-vanla. . l.-oo
Pitts " va. J"
Ray Con Cop. 1200
Rep lr & Steel 1.400
Royal IuLch.. 4.200
Shell T & T r1.20
Sin Oil & Rfg- 0r-'"l!
Southern Pac. o.JOO
Tpxas co . .
Texas &. Pac.
U S a rrou .
U S Ind Alco.
IT S Retl Strs
U s Rubber
U S Steel. .
Utah Copper. .
SAVANNAH. Ja.. Mav -28. Turpentine
firm. $1.79; sales. 100: receipts. 457; sblD-
ments. 327; stock 2721.
Kosin tirm; sales. 887; receiDts. luuo;
shipments. S09; stock. 18.095.
Uuote: ii 114. bO: L 317. 50: IS S17.6U: .
G. H. I. K $17.65; M $17.80; K $19.40:
w u ,iv.dv; w w fie.nv. ,
SHEEP PRICES HUE" DOWN
MARKET ABOUT 5 0 CENTS
IrOWER AT STOCKYARDS.
CORN SHORTS UNEASY
CHICAGO SL1RKET CLOSES
STRONG AND HIGHER,
Calves Are Also Quoted. at Reduc
tion; Hogs Are Holding Steady
With Good Demand.
Seventeen loads of stock were received
at the yards yeaterday and there was a
fairly active market. Sheep and lambs
continued very weak with prices about 50
cents lower. A bunch of 137 head of fancy
Shropshire lambs, shipped in by W. A.
lliott, of Harrtsburg, brought the extreme
top of $14. Calves were $t lower and
other cattle were unchanged. The hog
market was also steady.
Receipts were 190 cattle, 73 calves and
1 39 hogs. ?
The day's sales were as follows:
Wl. Prlce.l Wt. -Price.
So steers. 870$ 9.50I 8 bogs.. 10S $12.50
Bluer., juj ll.ooi Zbogs..
2 steers. 1295 10.501 6 hoes. .
23 steers. 1180 11.75114 hogs. .
6IO 7.50! 1 bog. ..
1 steer. .
1 cow. .
1 cow. ..
1 cow. ..
10OO 10.001 1 hog..
1 cow. .. 13 00 9.251
Hoorer's Assertions Give Price
Decided Upward Trend Oats
Also Advance Sharply.
U S Lib 3s...-1.50!A T T cv 6s. 93
do .l?t.-"-5 in 4 K G con 4s.59
So 1st 4V.'.".'56 68 N Y C deb 6s.. 8
do "d 4.... 85.441 N P 4s -J
H 5i ts.:..o,oo,N p w;::: .Ik
CHICAGO, May 2a Fresh advances in
the value of corn and oats took place to
day largely as a result of statements by
Herbert Hoover regarding the prospective
food situation. Corn closed strong 1c to
4 fee net higher, with July $1.M. to
$1.699b, and September $1.57 to $1.5T14.
Oats gained lH&Hc to 3c and provi
sions 10c to ?Oc.
Except the May delivery, the corn mar
ket showed an upward trend from- tho out
set. Meanwhile widespread notice was
being taken of Mr, Hoover's assertion that
decrease in agricultural production might
result in this country becoming depend
ent on overseas food .supplies. Buying
power broadened out and simultaneously
offerings grew scarce.
Higher quotations on grain, hogs and
oats lifted provisions.
The Chicago market letter received yes
terday by Overbeck & Cooke Co. of Port
land, said :
Corn Advanced -early on scattered buy
ing inspired by the Hoover statement pro
claiming a food scarcity in this country
due to a shortaae in farm labor. An lr
regular market then developed and ob
tained until shortly before the close when
a further sharp upturn was brought about
on buying stimulated by the court decision
declaring certain, sections of the Lever act
as applying to hoarding of food stuffs un
constitutional. Certainly this does not in
crease or decrease the supply of corn in
this country and in a market way is sen
timental. As far as Hoover's statement
.s concerned, it seems preposterous to say
that our land of plenty will depend on Eu
rope for necessities of life. The statement
is inconsistent when we recall that a re
verse situation is responsible for the cur
rent lvel of prices. Aside from the two
items the news pertaining to- actual law
f supply and demand was generally of a
bearish tenor, particularly as referring to
the growing crop and car situation. Prac-
caliy all stations in Illinois reported cars
in better supply and being loaded rapidly.
The weekly government weather and crop
report said conditions were very satisfac!
tory. Pit conditions leave the market open
to rapid fluctuations In either direction
from time to time, but it will be well not
to ignore the fact that improved distribu-
ion Is very likely to exert quite an infm-
nce in adjusting tne existing o is parity
between corn and livestock prices.
Oats Subject to the same influences as
corn, although showing independent
treneth early, based on reports oi export
business and firmness in the local spot
market. At present prices, however, there
is not much inducement to promote ag
gressiveness on the buying side and it la
patent that the bulges will meet consid
Provisions were sroverned largely by ac
tion of corn. Local traders sold short early
and later gave the support of the advance
Smaller packers were fair buyers on the
early break and sold later on the bulge.
Cash trade dull.
Leading futures ranged as follows:.
do 4th 4s..-S.lircJL"ii- " 1r4
Victory 3s . twow" . 96
4. ----.V ?i So RV 5s 70H
ll ' s re.,,., ' .... .
U P 4s
do coupon ..-". " S c.i r.. ... . 90
1 , 4S I fi " '
Open. High." Low. Close.
May $1.89 $1.93 $1.88 $1.92
Julv ( 1.65 1.69 1.65 1.69
Sept 1.54 1.57?, 1.54 1-57K
Mav 1.02 105 1.01 1.05
Julv .89 '.91 .89 .91
Sept 75 .76 - .7J .78
Pan 3s reg.
. .'104 .
ulnln. Stocks at Boston.
nrmTON May 26. Closing quotations;
?zSIm l?UNorth Butte ... 18
DAILY METEOROLOGICAL REPORT.
POKTLANJX Or.. May 2? Maximum
temperature, 66 degrees; minimum tem
perature. 45 degrees. River reading. 8
A. M.. 12.2 feet: change in last 24 hours,
0.1-foot fall. Total rainfall 5 P. II. to
3 P. M., none; total rainfall since Sep
tember 1, 1919. 31.11 inches.; normal rain
fall since September 1, 41.86 Inches; defi
ciency of rainfall since September 1. 1919,
10.75 inches. Sunrise. 4:27 A. M.; sun
set. 7:4S P. M. : total sunshine. 7 hours 23
minutes; possible sunshine. 15 hours 21
minutes. Moonrise, 2:03 P. M. : moonset.
1:20 A. M. Barometer (reduced sea level),
5 P. M., SO.02 inches. Relative humlditv:
5 A. M., 8S per cent; noon. 43 per cent;
5 P. M., Zl per cent.
? 5 Wind
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C - 3 .
3 c Z 2
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S is : :
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7- i Hecia '320 Osceola
Money, Exchange, Etc.
NEW YORK. May 26. Mercantile paper
Exchange strong. Sterling 60-day bl Is,
$3 82- commercial 60-day bills on banks,
60-dav bills. $3.81; de-
V ax.RRU : cables. $3.87. France, de-
mA 12.69. cables 12.67; Belgian francs,
j a i -J 19 rnhles 12.10: guilders, de-
a tftst i-,l ... 36V.: lire, demand 16.55
cables 16.53; marks, demand 3.04. cables
3 65: drachmas, 8 62. New York exchange
on Montreal was 11 er cent discount, ster
.i ,4 ,w it. advance in the late deal
snitv-dav bills. $3.83: commercial
60-d'ay bills on banks. $3.83; commercia
60-day nitis, ... - s , . . ...
Government bonds Irregular;
Time loans strong, unchanged.
Call money firm: unchanged.
Bar silver. 1.02H.
Mexican dollars. 78c.
TVDON May 26. Bar silver, 59 d per
ounce. Money. 5 per cent. Discount
rates: Short bills, 6 per cent: three
months' bills. 67 rent.
Swift Co Storks.
Closing prices of Swift & Co. stocks a
iht.,mi were renoriefi ty v . .
LCooke company of Portland as follows:
(Swift Co - 1J5
National Leather 11
Swift International .
New York . .
St. Louis . . .
Salt Lake . ..
San Diego. .
Spokane . . . .
Tacoma . . . .
32! 6S0.0Ol..!SE IClear
36' 74 0.00112 SB 'Clear
52 64 0.00'.. ;NE IClear
...) 66 0.0O . .NW'Pt. cloudy
90 0.0OI. .
32' 68 0.00!. .
366 0.00'. .
641 8 4 0.00,12
56' SO 0.0l. JSW
33', 82 0.00-0'NW
60i 700.01 1olW
78! SS O.OO . . !SE
56! 72'0.O6 10 SB
481 52 0.00 22 S
62! 96 0 . 0Oi . . S W
42; 70 0.0i I2.S K'loudv
44! HO O.fWii . . NE Cloudy
46' 32 0.IW14 SE iRain
45! 66 0.00'. .ISW ICloudy .
38 700.00!.. IN Cloudy
501 '0.00.10:S IClear
64 84 o.ooi. .IXWIPt. cloudy
44! 64 0.OO 16 N WjOlear
54! 72 '0.110 14 W Clear
501 6i 0.0O 24! W 'Clear
48! 64 0.0010 SE IRain
0. Ot: . . !B Clear
42; 70 0.0o'I2,S K'udy
3- .r.rt.a Oil' x' !nnnrf.
Walla Wa'.la' 48. So o.txi . . S ICloudy
Washington . i""."f. " lear
Winnipeg ... i0 62 11.36 2SNW Cloudy
Yakima ...J 361 74 0.00..! ICioudv
t.. M. today.
P. M. report of preced-
Portland and vicinity Showers; south
Oregon Kalr. except showers in the
northwest portion: moderate southwesterly
Washington Probably showers; cooler
moderate southwesterly winds.
SAN FRANCISCO PKODTJCK MARKET
Prices Current on Vegetables. Fresh Fruits,
Etc., mt Bay City.
SAN FRANCISCO. May 28. Butte
Kvira crude. 55c: extra firsts. 53 c.
Eegs Fresh extras, 44c: firsts, 40 e
trD nullets. 38c: undersized, 31 c.
Poultry California hens, large, S639c
small. 2931c: strictly young roosters.
434Sc for good: 01a, mr'xc; iryers. u
43c- broilers, large, 3537c; small, 30'
9.. n.r lb 30'32c: ducks. 26f9
2Sc': pigeons, per doxen, $2.503; squabs.
Sow 60c per 10.
Vegetablesi Beans, winter, 79c: Ken.
tnrkv Wonders. 8llc; wax. o&Sc Per lb.
tienners. per lb.. 1015c for small
20 30C for large; Chile. 30c; tomatoes.
v.ciran. nominal: southern Calif orni
fancv, $33.50; green, $1.S02; potatoes,
riv.ru. S7A8.50 per cental: Netted Gems,
$7.758: white, 7 8c; onions. Crystal
White. $1.60&2 per crate; new red. $2.o9
8, Australian brown, per cental. so.to4
cucumbers, natural growth, 2ff2.25; hot
hnnse. S2.aOC.7a per dox; arucnosrs, f.t
8 per large crate; lettuce, $1.501.7S per
.rate: asDaTagus. iovc xancy graaea.
lOc: ereen asparagus, ionc; green onion
$22.23 per box; celery, per crate. $24:
afancy. $46 6: peas, per in.. Sr4c: carrots.
$2.50r3; Deets, tl.toiv per summer
squash, per crate, $1&1.35; Italian, $1.25
Fruit Oranges. navel, $47.1, ac
cording to sise; valencias. $4.505.50; lem
ons. $3.255; graperruit, (25.50: bananas.
Central America, 8g?9e; Hawaiian, 10c per
lb.; pineapples, $4 06 per doz. : apples.
Newtown Pippins. 8-tler. 1335; 4-tler.
$383.25: 4-tier, $2.502.75; rhubarb,
per box, $1.502: strawberries. Peninsula
and Watsonvil?, 6lifi)70c per drawer for
8-os. baskets; 75c $1 for 12-ox. baskets;
ioquats, lO012c; avocadoes. per dox., $3
?7: apricots, per pound, 1520; Imperial
valley, per crate, $44.50: cherries, purpls
r;iiiirne. 10kt15c per lb.: $202.25 per draw.
er; white, nominal; figs, black. $2 2.50 per
box; white. $1.502; gooseberries, per lb.,
7o: cantaloupes, per crate, standards, . $8
fiaft: DAnies. $7: flats. I2.u0: peaches, per
box. $2,251-2.50; watermelons, 12c per
1 Receipts Flour, 10,640 quarters; barley,
1 COW .
1 cow. .,
1 cow. .
2 cows. . 1000
- cows. .
' 2 cows. .
1 cow. ..
1 calf. .
1 calf. .
1 calf. .
2 bulls. .
1 bull. ..
1 bull. ..
13 hogs. .
72 hogs. .
1 hog. ...
47 hogs. .
7 hogs. .
10 hogs. .
9 hogs. .
2 hogs. .
5 hogs. .
4 hogs. .
6 hogs. .
1 hog. ..
5 hogs. .
4 hogs. .
5 hogs. .
3 hogs. .
7 hogs. .
8 hogs. .
16 hogs. .
2 hogs. .
10 hogs. ,
5 hogs. .
8 hogs. .
3 hogs. .
6 hogs. .
4 hogs. .
4 hogs. .
I hog. . .
6 hogs. .
1 hog. ..
27 bogs. .
14 hogs. .
13 hogs. .
2 hogs. .
120 9 00
255 114 50
9.50H3 hogs. .
6.75'. 1 hog. ..
6.75115 hogs. .
5.00114 hogs. .
1030 10.00114 hogs. .
1270 10.0O! 6 hogs. .
1004 8.501 7 hogs. .
8.50 1 hoar. . .
983 8.501 2 hnn
1023 10.00114 hogs..
850 ' 6 50 2 hogs. .
242 i) 6 hogs. .
130 14.0O 2 ho... .
200 13.001 10J lambs
7.00! 213 lambs
7.001 10 lambs.
195 15. 00 89 Iambs.
205 1.1.10138 lambs.
210 5.0O! 17 lambs.
186 14..S0! 3 Iambs.
402 12.501 6 ewes..
204 14.73 2 ewes.
207 14.75; 1 ewe. ..
156 14.75! 5 ewes..
163 13.25J 6 ewes..
144 14.75 s ewe. .
127 12.75 1 ewe.. I
200 14. 75! 10 ewes..
230 14.751 3 ewes..
156 14.50! 35 yearl.
217 1S.7.V:;S year!..
l:,6 13o5!l2 yearl ..
u. loin yean..
164 13.751 2yearl..
122 14. 25'10 wethers
182 14. a.V18 wethers 116
105 12.501 1 wether 140
107 14.50! 2 bucks. 155
-ll'O 14..UI 1 COW. . .
321 14.50' 2 cows. .
201 14.50! 1 cow. ..
178 J4.50! B calves.
1 10 12.501 1 hog. . .
166 14.501 1 hog...
10 14.501 3 hogs. .
220 14.501 6 hogs. .
310 14.0O! 9 hogs. .
112 12.50' 1 hog. . .
5:10 12.no 1ST Iambi
ISO 100,' 7 ewes..
127 1. KM
livestock prices at the Portland stock
yards were as follows:
est grade, pulp-fed steers. .$12.23 13.00
cnoice steers 1t.00811.50
Good to common steers 11.00W11.50
,-uium to cnoice steers 10.00il.OO
fair to medium steers 9.005 10.00
Common to Calr steers S.OOiSip 9 00
Choice cows and heifers loK-S'll 00
Medium to good cows, heifers. S.OOfli' 9 00
ratr to medium cow., heifers. 7.000 8.00
Canners . O.OOfir 6.00
Rulls 6. 00 9.00
Prime light calves 12.00(irl5.IK)
Medium light calves 8 00'olll.Ofl
23. 1227 Weldler street. I
nLutiLa-uiiuu.iuHi AUaS .at,u )
Hughes. 38. 320 Front street, and Fern 1.
Goodnight. 21. 326 Front street. j
CARTER-WHIT HAM William Thomas
Carter. 81. 577 Ladd avenue, and Estha
Whltham. 24. Sylvan avenue.
BROWN - BENNETT Murl Dewey
Brown, 22. Morton apartments, and Al-
cina Bennett. 22. route 2. Portland.
GLTHRIK-SM ALL WOOL! George
Guthrie. 34. 1109 Moore street, and Marian
Smallvrood. 24. 1109 Moore street.
WILI.IAMS-H1CKERSON George a.
Williams, 24. 10S5 Kast Lincoln street, and
Corrinne Vivian Hickerson. 19. 1085 East
BiRRKTr.MIl.T.KR Leonard C. Bar
rett, legal. Cincinnati, Ohio, and Harriet
r s . xwiiier, ies.1. .. l.. - ,j .......
WATK1NS-PALMER Parker TJ. .wit-
kins. 21. 4S71 Sixtieth street Southeast.
and Gertruae s. riiaitr, ao, "
AH AKTMAMX-SCHERZINGER Henry F.
Hartmann. legal. 544 East Seventh street,
and Marie I. Scherzinger. legal, 916 East
Eighth street. ,, ,
MULLANr-PAUKNER Robert E. Mul
lany legal. 68 Grand avenue, and Rosalie
Pauknsr. legaL 1U33 Olln street.
Vancouver Marriage Licenses. ,
DINGLEDIME . DOMION Charles C.
Dlngledine. legal. Portland, and Edith N.
Domion. legal. Portland.
ROBERTSON-THOMAS Loring C. Rob
ertson. 24, Portland, and Jewel Thomas, 16,
LEER-ERWIN T. Leer. 22. Corvallls,
Or., and Bernice Erwin, 17, Corvallis. Or.
SAtVDLER-LEHN EN Charles Saddler,
24. . Portland, and Rose S. Lehnen. 19.
GRAY-WILBUR L. C. Gray. 22. Port
land, and Marie G. Wilbur. 16. Portland.
KNIERIN-C HATFIELD George V.
Knierln, 28. Salem. Or., and Myrtle E.
Chatfield. 20. Salem. Or.
HARR1S-TOWNSEND John J.-Harris,
legal. Portland, and Ida M. Townseno. le-
J A l -LtsuK-Krnest w. jay. ,i . r-ora--land.
and Juanita Leslie. 29. Portland.
CAKAlEL-LOl b'K John carmei. legal.
Astoria. Or., ana Marion Loyer, legal,
BUKOWSKT-HARTLET Alfred C. Bu-
kowsky, 3, Portland, and. Edith A. Hart
ley, Ja. fortland.
ALB RIGHT-JOHNS TON Martin J. AI
right. 44. Vancouver. WTaah.. and Mar
garet Johnston. 41. Vancouver. Wash.
TI'.LM A V.CARXS Clarence B. Tillman.
26, Portland, and Evelyn Carns, 26, Port-
rRITEH-PffWELL WHItam A. Crltes.
I. Scotts Mills. Or., and Clara L. Powell,
. Camas, wasn,
MH.l.KR'.fiklxxp;!,!, Carl Miller. 20.
Washougal, Wash., and Gladys GrinneiL,
17, Washougal. wash.
HlNDS-HESLEN William S. Hinds. S3
Portland, and Irene Heslen. 29. Portland.
CANDIDATES LIST COSTS
CAMPAIGN" EXPENSE ACCOUNTS
FIIiEI AT tsALEM.
1130 10 00
14T 6 00
Dow V. Walker Spends $131.9 7 to
Make Successful Race as Repub
lican Convention Delegate.
Stockers and feeders..
Medium mixed .......
Smooth heavy ........
11. 001.13. 00
13, 0O SIS. SO
35.00 35 25 . 34 SO 35.10
5.75 35.tiO 35. 73
21 12 21. SO 21 .12 21.30
21.95 22.10 21.95 22.10
.18 27 18.50 18.27 18 50
19.22 19.02 19.22
Ewes 8.0O 8.00
Chicago Livestock Market.
CHICAGO. May 26. Cattle Receipts,
7000, slow, medium grades steady; heavy
beef steers dull- with, first bids lower
early sales of steers at $11013; buik
vealers, $ 12.50 13.60; top bologna bulls.
Hogs Receipts, 20.000. market 10c to
5c higher; big packers doing n little
lights, active, others dull. $14.05 paid
bulk light and light butchers. $14 .3
14. J5 bulk 250 pounds and, over, $14fg
14. .10; pigs, steady to lower.
Sheep Receipts. 7000, steady to strong
quality fair; good California spring lambs,
1 ..-; good handy weight shorn lambs,
16.25; with bulk at $1616.25: choice
fat ewes, $11.50; eanner ewes, $3.50 an
ca&n prices were:
Wheat No. 3 red, $2.85; Xo. 2 hard.
J2.H7: No. 2 northern spring, $3: o. 4
northern spring dark. $2.85.
corn o. - mixeu, l.in.'i.wi, o. -
uate iso. a wnne, i.wtfi.wvi,
white, Sl.OSfc'l.O?1. .
Rye No. 2, .us fg-.w.
Tiiwtjthy seed $10612.
Ciover seed $2535.
Ribs $17.25(18 2.
(rain at Ban Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO. MiV 25.
u hpn t s:i HS 2-3 oer cental : oats, rea.
i.'tltf S.50: barley, feed. $3.403.50; corn.
lolifornia vellow. S3.aftea. rye. d..a.
Hav Fancy wheat hay, light, live-wire
bales. $3841 per ton; No. 1 wheat or
wha.t and oat hav. $35 38; No. 2. $323
35; choice tame oat hay, $3740; other
hay, $33 m 37 ; a If alf a hay, $30 g) 32 ; stock
hnv. S29 6t32: Oreicon wheat and oat mixed.
$29&32; rso. l oariey straw, ucpi per
Seattle Feed and Hay.
SEATTLE. Wash.. May 26. City deliv
ery: Miiiieea, per ion; ucraicn jceu,
$89: feed wneat, syw; au-grain cnop, w
oats, $78; sprouting oats, $81; rolled oats,
$S0; whole corn, $83; cracked corn, $g&
rolled barley, $78; clipped barley, $S3. -
Hay Eastern Washington mixed timo
thy, $47 per ton; double compressed, $51;
alfalfa, o; straw, i ,
. Minneapolis Grain Market.
- MINNEAPOLIS, May 20 Barley, $1.25
1.62. Flax, NO. 1, $4.3tg4.40.
Duintb, Linseed Market.
PULCTH. May 26. Linseed. $4.3504.40.
NEW YORK, May 26. Copper, dull, un
changed. - t
Iron, steady, unchanged.
Tin, easy. Spot, 51c; June, 50.75c; July,
Lead, aulet. Spot offered at 8.80c.
Zinc, quiet. Bast St. Louis delivery,
spot, 7.45c bid, 7-GOc asked.
Sastern Itoiry Produce.
CHICAGO. May 2. Butter, lower.
Efrcs. unsettled. Receipts,. 25.115 cases
Ftrsts, S40c; ordinary firsts, 35H
36Vc: at mark, cases included. 3ia39c
storage packed extras, 425 43c; storage
packed firsts, 4-'")C
. . Cotton Market.
NEW YORK. May 26. Spot
steady, fiddling' 40c.
. ' New York Sugar Market..
NEW TORK. May 26. Raw sugar
steady. Centrifugal. 23.57c; refined
steady; fine granulated, 21.5026c.
Dried Fruit at New York.
NEW YORK, May 26. Evaporated ao
ples. steady: prunes firm; peaches steady.
Omaha Livestock Market.
OMAHA. May 26. Hogs Receibts 15.
000. generally steady to 10c lower. eloMn
15:925c lower; top. $14.25; bulk. $13.50
Cattle Receipts, 500O, beef steers,
steady to 25c lower. Yearlings and handy
weight favored nest yearlings, $12.25; bul
of steers. $10.75 12; other classes gen
era ity steady.
S-heep Receipts. 2500, mostly 25c lower
no choice lambs Included.
Kansas City Livestock Market.
KANSAS CITY. Mo.. May 26. (TJ. S
Bureau of Markets.) Cattle 3500; choice
beef steers without bids; others slow an
about steady; hulk, $10. 1 5 12.10; year-
lines steadv: bulk. 111012.50: bntche:
cow weaK to -oc lower: nuns ana calves
Sheep, wnw; quality laemng in an aiw
Mons ; sheen steady : bulk ewes $7.75 9 :
spring lambs strong to Z3C nipner: Cali
fornia springers. $14.60(915.25; feeder end.
$10 11.25; native springers. $16; goats
mostly 25c higher.
8eattle Livestock Market
SEATTLE. Wash., May 26. Hoes, re
ceipts. 285. steady. Prime. $14.o0a15;
mecium to r no ice. i i.di; rouRu
heavies. $12.504fl3; pigs. $11.50 12.50.
Cattle Receipts. 186. steady. Beef
steers. $1213; medium to choice". $1012;
common to good. $7.50frJ10: cows and hei
fers, $10.25'' 10.75: common to good.
$10; ..b ulls. $7 S0a 8.50; calves. $7. 50010.
These Are Tax Krfpt
16,000 Road and Brids Kond&
Franklin County, Washington
To Net 5.25 Per Cent
Dated Oct. IS. Ksrt. Matnrltln TTO-SX
, Optional After October 15. 192.
Denomination S100O. Price to Net 6-25.
OAFETT in bond investments lies In the backtec of fhsxsraaz'
O That is why. with their tax-exempt feature. Wsfh Tield, end
low price, municipals constitute the ideal means OC nlantng moray
at best advantage.
These bonds were issued to pay for FranMln CtMiut y'a wim.
of a highway bridge across the Snake River, to be bofflt Jointly with.
Walla Walla County, this being a big piece of development worlc
In a very rich, fast-growing section.
Principal and semi-annual interest payable at the crrrlce j fjw
Teleph.ne or Telearravh Order at Oaor Exteass,
Morris Brothers uss
Mb rPremtercMurucipcd BoneTHotise
M arris Blds 809-11 Ptsrk St.. Dot. Flftk sad SUtk
Teleuhon. .Broadway 151
Cja 1 U J
SALEM. Or., May 26. (Special.) It
cost Dow V. Walker of Portland, sue.
cessful candidate for delegate to the
renublican national convention from
the 3d district, at least J1P1.97 to make
his campaign prior to the primary
election, according to an expense ac
count filed with the state department
here today. This amount was con
trihnted hv Charles S. Barton.
Other exnense accounts filed today
were: F. D. Shank, candidate lor re
nnhlican nomination for state repre
sentative. 16th district. $35.20; Manuel
Friedly. Pendleton, candidate lor tne
democratic nomination for state rep
resentative. 23d district. $10; Frank
T. Wrightman, Salem, candidate for
delegate to the national republican
convention, 1st district. $20.50; h.. J.
Adams. Eugene, candidate for. dele
gate to the national republican con
vention,, first district, $26.60; A. E.
Reames, Medford, candidate lor the
democratic nomination for presiden
tial elector. $15; Gus Krlckson, Port
land, candidate for the republican!
nomination for state senator, 13th dis
trict, $30.30; Wilson T. Hume, Port
land, candidate for the republican
nomination for state senator, litn
district, $10; S. P. Pierce. Sixes, candi
date for the republican nomination for
state representative, 6th district, $15;
William M. Stone, Oregon City, candi
date for the republican nomination ior
state representative, 16th district.
$64.50: Barge E. Leonard, Portland,
candidate for the republican nomina
tion for state representative, 18th dis
trict, $20.37; T. A. Weinke, conaon,
candidate for republican nomination
for district attorney for Gilliam
county, $20; Bert C. Boylan, Madras,
candidate for democratic nomination
for district attorney of Jefferson
county, $20.10; L. G Lewelling, Al
bany, candidate for republican nomi
nation for district attorney for Linn
county, no expense; Samuel E. Notson,
Heppner, candidate for the republican
nomination for district attorney of
Morrow county, 5 20.
WOMAN IS NEAR-VICTIM
Alleged Slaying Attempt at Baker
Stopped by Logger.
BAKER, Or., May 26. (Special.)
Ed Marquette, employe of the Oregon
Lumber company, attempted to kill
Mrs. A. Erboa. proprietor of the
Packwood hotel of Baker, last night.
according to police. It Is said he
invited her to his room, saying he
had a present for her, and then pro
ceeded to load a revolver when 6he
declined his gift. He is said to have
pushed her against the wall, bolding
the weapon against her head.
Her screams were heard by F. w.
Poole, a young logger, who broke
into the room. Marquette is believed
to have been intoxicated. He was
jailed under charge of assault with
a dangerous weapon."
rw Company Incorporates.
SALEM, Or., 'May 2. (Special.)
The Ernest Swiss Cheese company or
Portland has filed articles- of Incor
poration with the state corporation
department. The capital stock Is
$10,000 and the incorporators axe C.
FT. Ernst. Hpnrv Bauer and W. B.
Shively. The Goodell-Akin compar
of Portland has changed its name
the Goodell-Aktn-Jones. Inc. The Lun
berman's Securities corporation hi..
filed notice of decrease in its capiti. .
stock from $250,000 to $225,600. K
tice of dissolution has been filed t
the Deschutes Town site compan: .
with headquarters In Portland.
Veterans' Cemetery Inoorpora te .
SALEM. Or, May SS. (Special.)
The Soldiers', Sailors" and Marine?
Cemetery association, which propose
to acquire a, plot of ground In Mour
Scott Park cemetery in Multnoma:
county, hae filed with the state eoi
poration commissioner articles of ii. -corporation.
The Incorporators r
James McCarren, W. H. Maguir
James C Walsh, Monte C Waited .
Herschel P. Dunn. Franklin F. Korel'.
Richard Deicn. Frank H. Smith m '.
Joseph W. Glesner.
Commission, AndMor QnilS-
SALEM. Or, May S6. (Special.)
Charles Elgin, traveling auditor fo.
the stats industrial accident corima
sion, has resigned bis position. .H
will devote his attencion to bis larfcv
prune orchard near Salem. ' ' v
Reajd The Omnunilan hwJlW"3 ad"
DAILY CITY STATISTICS
CADDY-ICKLEB Lion Boorman Caddy.
25, Gresham, Or,, and Gertrude Ickler, 21.
LAESEN-WOLraK uavia f. tantn,
leral. Minneapolis, Minn., and Oka O.
Wolfer. legal. Benson hotel.
COOPEK-LAV 2-iN rj tram u. cooper,
22. 8alem, Or., and Ethel Laveen, 19,
GILL-RUTH Christopher Gill, legal, 462
Kenllworth avenue, and Annie Ruth. le
gal. 233 Sixth street.
ELFRING-DONEGAV Klls A. L. El
fring, 26, 220 Seventeenth street North,
and Margaret Carmen Donegan, 21. Im
perial hotel. .
LAPHAM-MAXX Ray L. Lapham. 27,
1227 Weidlr street, and Pearl B. Mann.
Juniors Elect Officers.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene,
May 26. (Special.) Carl Newbury
of Medford, was elected president of
the next junior class at a sophomore
meeting yesterday afternoon, defeat
ing Ray Mooers of Astoria in a close
contest. Margaret Phelps of Pendle
ton was elected vice-president; Mar
vek Skeels of Coquille, secretary;
Martin Howard of Portland, trea
surer, and Howard Staub of Portland
, Phone your want ads to The Orego
nian. Main 7070, Automatic 560-95.
alfalfa, fruit, hogs, cattle and
water in abundance have made
the Yakima Valley the most
productive and the wealthiest
a g r i cultural district In the
Northwest. The city of
by virtue of its location, is the
central community of this vast
trade empire. There is no com
munity in the Northwest in
creasing in wealth and in popu
lation as rapidly as Toppenish.
There are three great sugar re
fineries at and near Toppenish.
The new refinery of the Utah
Idaho Sugar Co. at Toppenish
cost $1,250,000. The govern
ment has just completed its
canal for irrigating 80.000 acres
of additional lands tributary to
We own and offer subject to
prior sale $122,000 City of Top
pinish 7 street improvement
fonds, maturing serially during
one to ten years. Price for any
maturity bar and accrued inter
est to yield
All Municipal Bonds Are
Income Tax Exempt
One of oar 6 Municipal Bonds brings tie same net rettrra
as a 7.30 taxable bond, to an investor witit a. $10,000 income,
or an 8.029i security to the $25,000 man.
In addition Urmicipal Bonds are one of tne best character ot
securities in the world our list includes-:
Yakima County, Ore-, Koads..
Milton, Ore, Imp.
Beaverton. Ore, Imp.
Cowlitz County, Wa, Diking .
Cashmere, Wn, Imp. . ....
Rate Mattrrity Yield .
6 l-O 50'
7 "?l-'30 6.50
j I Nothing, Happens I
I Without Cause 1 j J
II Unorofitable property I 11
I be traced to its source. fj I
I You complain; II 1
a we correct. mh
I Strong M3cHauhtoni
Income Tax Exempt.
Wire orders collect.
State maturity preferred.
MMTItWCSTCIIII SMS SkBS
Let is assist in selectiriff yocxr bonds.
Under- SisxrvlSwMtXJrcgcm State Daxxing DepaxliEaX-
BONDS TRUSTS ACCEPTANCES
WE WRITE ALL LINES
i. De Young & Co.
Main 7351 810 Spalding Bidg.
We Own and Offer Our Participation in
Richland (Municipal) Irrigation District
Denomination $100 and $500
Due Serially May 1, 1931 to 1940
PRICE TO NET 6'2
Est. value $2,000,000 ::
Total bonded debt, this issue only 590,000
Richland Irrigation District consists of 12,500 acres of fertile.:
farm lands in the famous "Yakima Valley," Benton county, Wash.
The land is producing alfalfa, grain, potatoes, 6trawberries, "
asparagus and other garden truck. Dairying and breeding of
livestock are of growing importance. Land under cultivation
sells for $170 to $300 per acre, while raw land without -water :
brings as high as $70 per acre. The interest and principal charges
of these bonds average only $4.83 per acre a year.
Detailed information on request
Qarstens paries, Incorporated
Established 1891 '
Government, Municipal and Corporation Bonds
Third Floor U. S. National Bank Bldg. Broadway 4108 i