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THE MORNING OREGOXIAX, SATURDAY,- OCTOBER 2, 1920
SELLERS OF LIQUDR
WARNED BY COURT
Certain Offenders to Get Jail
"WO $iOO FINES IMPOSED
Men Who Sell Intoxicating Drinks
to Drunken Men Get Limit,
Says Judge Rossman.
Jal! sentences will be imposed on
men found guilty of selling Intoxi
cating liquors to habitual drunkards
.rid intoxicated persons, according to
announcement made yesterday by Mu
nicipal Judge Rossman.
The judge at the same time fined
two men. found guilty of violating
the prohibition law ?100 each, and
rave each a jail sentence of 10 days.
"In the days when we had the open
aloon it was considered a violation
of law to Bell liquor to intoxicated
persons and it seems to me that it
should be no less a violation now,"
declared the judge.
A. Menoske, proprietor of a soft
Grlnk establishment at Sixth and Gli
lan streets, was arrested by Patrol
men Meacham and Ragan after the
police report&d that samples of "soft"
drinks sold by him tested 8 per cent
alcohol. The test of the liquor was
made after Delia Fletcher, police
court character, had been arrested on
a charge of drunkenness and admit
ted to the judge that she procured
her drinks at Menoske's place.
Aei-uaed Men to Appeal.
The. same policemen arrested B.
Cledoeheff, proprietor of a place at
41 North Third street, after three
drunken men. it is said, were found
ln his establishment. Some of the
drinks which he was selling, the po
lice said, tested 6 and 7 per cent
... Both Menoske and Gledocheff gave
notice of appeal and their bail was
fixed at $250 each.
Mrs. Ruth Freeman. 221 ',4 Morrison
street, pleaded guilty to violating
the prohibition law and was fined
$50 by Judge Rossman. Patrolmen
Fair and Russell testified that she
sold a bottle of home made beer for
a dollar. They reported having
found about 20 bottles of the home
brew in her place.
Iva Freed, police court character,
arrested Thursday night on a charge
of drunkenness when she went to the
police station in an intoxicated con
dition, was given until 10 o'clocK
today to arrange her affairs and be
gin serving out a $10 fine in jail.
Deputy District Attroney Deich,
who chanced to be at the station
"when the woman entered, filed the
complaint against her and testified
against her in court.
Sleep Mmle Impomlblr.
"Judge, he's a cheerful liar; that's
all I've got to say," she declared at
the conclusion of the prosecutor's
Deputy District Attorney Deich tes
tified that after she was arrested and
taken to the women's quarters in the
jail she made the night ring with her
cries and screams, so that other oc
cupants of the jail and the firemen in
the building adjoining could not
Patrolman Drapeau, who arrested
Iva Freed, was bragging to his com
panions in the lobby that he was the
only policeman who could arrest her
without having her scream and raise
a small riot in the jail, when she
tarted crying and yelling.
Judge Rossman finally fined her
tlO and told her to serve it out in
jail. She said- she was willing to com
ply with this if she could go home
lirst and deliver some laundry.
HOTEL TO BE VISITED
COMMITTi:!-; TO QUIZ OWXEIt
OF CRATER LAKE RESORT.
Personal Investigation to Be Made
Ilpforc Submitting Recommen
dations to Governor.
SALEM. Or.. Oct. 1. (Special.)
Before any definite action will be
taken with regard to submitting to
Governor Olcott recommendations for
the betterment of conditions at the
Creater Lake hotel, the members of
the so-called Crater Lake hotel com
mittee will go to the resort next
Monday where they will hold a con
ference with A. P. Parkhurst, the
owner, with a view to ascertaining
his attitude in the matter.
This was announced following a
meeting of the committee in the ex
ecutive offices here today. Among
the committeemen present were: R.
W. Childs, manager of the Portland
hotel; Pat Foley. The talles; Vern
Vawter. Medford: Captain Siemans,
Klamath Falls, and vS. B. Vincent of
the Portland Chamber of Commerce.
Appearing before the committee were:
Stephen T. .Mather, director of na
tional parks: SSeott Leavitt of Great
Kails: Captain Sparrow, superintend
ent of the Crater Lake National part;
K. O. McCormick, vice-president of
the .Southern Pacific railroad, and O.
"Van Wyke, assistant to Mr. Mather.
Mr. McCormick informed the com
mittee that the conditions at the hotel
had not been satisfactory for several
years, and that a general improve
ment of the premises would be neces
sary in case tourists were to be at
tracted, lie said the interior of the
building needed remodeling and re
furnishing, while sewerage and water
facilities would have to be provided.
Jt was Mr. McCormiok'a opinion that
the hotel at the present time is below
the standatd of hostelries conducted
in other national parksv
DECREASE OF $3,077,233.25
XX YEAH SHOWN IX REPORT.
Portland Decline Since June 3 0,
$998,553.38 Otlir Cities
of Oregon Show Gain.
SALEM. Or., Oct. 1 (Special.)
Total deposits in tne nanus of Ore
con nn Sw- n t -1 il K r S I91?0 srirriiriil
5284.464.090.68. an Increase of $4,188.-
oti.iti since June ;su, out a de
crease of S3. 977, 233. 25 since Septem
ber 12, 1919, according to a report
riled hy will H. isennett, superintend
ent of banks, today. Time and sav
ings deposits have increased $15,
36.u90.99 or 23 per cent since Sep
tember 12. 1919. although total de-
Miila hav rlorrca uorl airw-e that rlatA
Portland deposit have decreased
$998,553.39 e-lnce June 30, 1920,
while the deposits in most other towns
and cities of the state show increases.
McMinnville, Marsh field. Hillsboro,
Grants Pass, Lakeview and Newberg
have each advanced one place with
regard to deposits, while Condon i3
again included in the $1,000,000 class.
Vale and Prineville failed to qualify.
Following are the cities and towns
of the state which had deposits to
talling $1,000,000 or more when the
calls of the state bank superintend
ent and comptroller of currency were
issued September 8:
A lhany .......
Orepon City . .
The Dail.es ...
La Grande ....
Tillamook . . . .
2. 703,470. 86
l.Stl 6.31 1.23
1, !.-.. 4RS.79
1,041, 84 S.it6
HOG DECLINE REGULAR
PRICES AT STOCKYARDS AGAIN
DROP 5 0 CENTS.
Demand Is Slow at Present Price
of $ 1 6 "Weak Undertone
in Sheep Division.
The market had itn customary de
cline of half a dollar at the North Port
land stock3rard yesterday. The top now
stands at $16 and only a few - head were
(old at that. In the sheep market there
was also a very weak undertone, with a
Flow demand, but prices have not been
changed. Cattle were quoted steady at
the ruling range of quotation.
Receipts were 77 cattle, 15 calves, 69
hogs and -60 sheep. The day's sales were
Wt. Price. Wt. Price.
25 hoes. . .
JO lions . . .
2 hogs. . .
?8 hos. . .
1 3 hogs. . .
14 hops. . .
14 hoes. . .
3 hoKs. . .
3 hojrs. . .
3 llogs . . .
5 hoKS. . .
3 hoBS. . .
9 hORti. . .
8 hops . . .
LMI5 ltt.MOilO steers.. 1)03 6.50
14. iM) C steers.. 1113
IC.nollO steers.. 878
ir.no' fi steers.. 778
13 Oil! 2 cows... 10K.1
15.30 3 cows... 1070
12.00 1 cow 850
13.00 Rcows... SMiO
10.OO 2 cows. . . 810
IS. 25 Scows... !00
14.00 2 cows... i0
14.50 2 calves. 100
14.50; 1 calf. . .. 220
5.H;i3 calves. 252
1 3 mixed . . IW13
12 mixed.. 702 5.115 2 calves. 120
!2 ewes... Ill 3.25 1 bull .. .. 1420
The following are livestock quotations
at the Portland Lnion stockyards
Choice grass steers 1
Good (o clulee steers.........
Medium to good steers........
Fair to good steers
Common to fair steers
Choice cows and heifers
Good to choice cows, heifers..
Fair to medium cows, heifers.
Choice dairy calves ..........
Prime llj?ht calves
Medium light calves
Beat feeders .................
Ba.l of mountain Iambs ......
Feeder lambs .................
! 9.00 r 10 00
6. 25 fi' 6. 75
3.75 ft 4.75
2.75 (,i S.73
5.00 u B.00
11.50 ft 13.00
5.50 KJ. 6.50
1 5.00 r,? 15.50
9 SO i910. 30
6 00 6.50
Chicago Livestock Market.
CHICAGO, Oct. 1. Cattle receipts 5000.
very dull on steers. Bulk common and
medium grades, 8.75 13.50; good heif
ers, Uai2.25; calves, $9017.75. steady;
bologna bulls, J5.75.50; cows, &8.25;
canners, J4''34.25, mostly 25c lower; stock
ers and feeders very draggy. Receipts of
westerns 2000. market slow.
Hogs Receipts 11,000, uneven, mostly 10
to 15 cents higher than yesterday's average,
spots more. Top. $16.10; bulk light and
butchers, $15.40iH6; bulk packing sows.
I14.254rl4.no: pigs steady.
Sheep Receipts 5000. lambs 25 to 50'
cents lower. Good fat westerns, $12.75,
bid; best natives, $12, bid; bulk natives,
$ 10.50 & 1 1.75; sheep weak to lower; fat
native ewes, mostly $5Co5.25; choice west
ern wethers, late yesterday, $7.50; feeders
dull, lower; feeding lambs mostly $12
Omaha Livestock Market.
OMAHA, Oct. 1. Hogs Receipts 2S00,
market 15 to 25 cents higher. Bulk me
dium and light butchers, 15.15$J15.25.
top, $15.50; bulk strong weight and pack
ing grades. $ 14. 60 14.90.
Cattle Receipts 1000, general grade of
offerings common, market -on beef and
butcher stock slow, veals steady; stockers
and feeders dull.
Sheep Receipts 2000, market slow, no
choice western lambs here, prices generally
steady on all classes; top native fat lambs,
$12.50; light feeding lambs. $12.
Kansas City Livestock Market.
KANSAS CITT, Oct. 1. Sheep Re
ceipts, 0000; fat Iambs, 25 to 35 cents
lower; top westerns, $12.40; natives.
$11.50: few sales sheep 25 cents lower;
good western ewes, $5.25; feeding lambs,
25 50c lower; top. $12.
Seattle Livestock Market.
SEATTLE. Oct. - 1. Hoes Receipts,
none. Weak. Prime. Il6.50ig.17: medium
to choice. $15.50 16. B0; smooth heavies.
$14.5015: rough heavies, $ 12.50 4j 13
Cattle Receipts, 101. Weak. Prime
steers. $0.50 10; medium to choice. $8
9; common to Rood, $0fc7.50; best cows
and heifers. $7.1" 5 fa 7.75: medium to
choice, Jtitfr"; common to (rood. 14.50 rati:
bulls, $4 (if 5; elves. J7tfT15.
Kajstera Dairy Prod nee.
NEW - YORK, Oct. 1. Butter.
creamery higher than extras, 61 U &G'c:
extra ursts. iWgfilc.
KifSs, firmer; fresh gathered extra, fiats'
62ciM4c; ditto, firsts, 58fg6lc.
ineese, irregular, unchanged.
CHTCAOO. Oct. 1. Butter, firm: erem.
Kpgs. higher; receipts. 7171 eases: firsts
OG'USGVic; ordinary firsts, 50 53c; at
mark, cases included, 31 sr5c; standards.
o7 cr r7 J(-c; storage packed first. dSfiit
NEW YORK, Oct. 1. Copper, dull, un
changed. Xron. steady, unchanged.
Tin, steady; spot and nearby, 4Sc; fu
Lead, weak, unchanged.
Zinc, easy, unchanged.
NE YORK. Oct. 1. Cotton Spot
quiet. Middling. 25c.
PRUNE " 'DAMAGE SERIOUS
Results of Ha in About Eugene Are
Noted by Kruit Man.
EUGENE, Or., Oct. 1. (Special.)
Pamage to the prune crop of the val
ley by the recent rains is beginning
to become serious, rs the statement
of J. O. Holt, manager of the Eugene
Fruit Growers1' association, who has
Just returned from a tour of the
Mr. Holt said his estimate of a 15
per cent loss in Lane county still
holds good, but in counties north of
here he thinks the damage my be SO
It is calculated that if the United
States were as densely populated as
Belgium it would hold all the people
in the world.
LOWER PRICES RULE
If. MARKET FOR HOPS
Five-Cent Decline in Values of
TOP IS NOW FORTY CENTS
More Business Made Possible by
Reduction Buying Is to Fill
The hop market has gone off another 5
cents this week and now stands at the 40
cent level for the flew crop.
As a result of the decline, more business
has developed. Whereas It was a one
man market at the opening of the sea
son, there are several buyers now in the
field, and while the market is by no means
active, it Is showing much more life than
In the past two days. 80O or 400 bales
were bought from growers at 40 cents and
It la reported that two or three lota were
also obtained at 39 cents. There was
buying ' in the Gaston and Sherwood sec
tions, far as could be learned, most of
the purchasing was to fill shortages on
Farmers are offering their crops rather
freely In view of the declining tendency
of the market. It remains to be seen
whether enough support will be forthcom
ing from the buying element to check the
WHEAT LOWER AGAIN IN NORTHWEST
Bids on Local Board Are Beduced 3 to 1
Wheat was lower in the northwest yes
terday in response to the 5-cent drop at
Chicago. Country trading was reported
at a standstill. Seventy thousand bushels
of white wheat sold on the Seattle ex
change at $2.202.21, a 4-cent decline.
There were no sales on the local board,
where all October bids were reduced,
white club 3 cents, hard white and north
ern spring 5 cents, red Walla 6 cents and
hard winter 7 cents.
Oats bids ranged from $1 higher to t
lower. -Barley was unchanged. Corn was
The weather forecast for the middle
west, as wired from Chicago: "Illinois,
probably frost, then rising temperature;
balance grain belt fair, rising tempera
tures." Bradstreet's reports North American ship
ments for the week at 13,180,197 bushels
of wheat and 108,305 bushels of corn.
Argentine corn shipments this week
were 4,000,000 bushels, larger than ex
pected. Terminal receipts, In cars, were re
ported by the Merchants Exchange as
Wheat Bar. Fir. Oats Hay
Portland Friday 4t 4 1 2 5
Year ago .37 . . . 11 3 2
Season to date... 4t."3 ' 51 160 182 380
Year ago. ? 2;t0 103 720 227 520
Tacomu Thurs. . 52 . . . 2 4
Year ago 30 1 ... 1 2
Season to date... 1473 2". 220 51 2717
Year ago 1G30 70 ... 76 273
Seattle Thurs.. . 18 . . . 2 3 6
Year ago 5 ... 6 8 ...
Season to date... 1182 80 15 71 B75
Year ago 1638 luft 11)6 lyi 402
AMERICAN APPLES IN LONDON MKT.
California Gravensteins Bring 30 to 35
Shillings Per Box.
. A report from the American agricultural
trade commissioner in London, September
20, quotes the following range of sales for
American apples at the Covent Garden
market: Gxtra fancy and fancy grades
sold at 86s. ($15.22) per barrel, conversion
being mde at $3.54 to 1 sterling, rate .of
exchange on September 20. Wasty stock
ranged 37s. to 47s. (96.55 to $8.32) ;
Wealthys, 50s. to 60s. ($8.85 to $10.62);
Greenings, 60s. to 65s. ($10.62 to $11.51);
Kings, 65s. to70s. ($11.51 to $12.39) ;
Fal la waters, 65s. ($9.74). Torks ranged
from 88s. to 90s. ($15.58 to $15.93) per
barrel; Holland Pippins, 73s. ($12.92);
Wealthys, 70s. ($12.39); Maiden Blush.
72s. ($12.74); Wolf Rifs. 60s. ($10.62);'
Ben Davis. 85s. ($15.05) ; Bonums, 90s. to
102s. ($15.93 to $18.05); Baldwins, 76s. to
7Ss. ($13.45 to $13.85) ; Smokehouse. 28s.
to 48s. ($4.96 to $8.50). Wasty lots ranged
28s. to 37s. ($4.96 to $6.55) per barrel. At
Liverpool, apples, various varieties. United
States barrels, ranged 40s. to 80s. ($7.08
to $14.16) and California Gravensteins 30s.
to 33s. ($5.31 to $6.20) per standard box.
California pears sold at 23s. ($4.07) for
The apple crop In Ireland Is a failure
this year owing to Che night frosts during
April and May and also to wind storms
during the first week In May. The late
winter varieties also show a poor yield due
to a great extent to the mischief done by
the apple sucker and the codling moth. In
view of these facts there ought to be a
good market In Ireland for American
BEST GRADES OK BCTTER STEADY
Market May Be Affected Adversely by
Canned Milk Situation.
The butter market was steady yester
day on the better grades of cubes, but
there was slow sale for undergrades. The
canned milk situation is likely to become
a decided factor in the market, as should
the condenseries close it will mean a
substantial enlargement of the supply of
butter fat. Any advance in butter prices
in the near future is, therefore, out of
question. Whether butter prices will re
cede remains to be seen.
Eggs are feeling the effect of the unset
tlement in all food lines. Most dealers
have reduced their buying prices to 61
Poultry was in fair supply and the mar
ket was easy. Dressed meats continued as
weak as heretofore.
Oregon Concord Grmpes In.
Concord grapes have made their appear
ance In the market and are selling at 8
9 cents a pound in lugra and 35 cents In
baskets. A car of California Ladyfinger
grapes arrived and offered at 14Mlo
cents a pound.
Salway peaches ire coming 1n from
Grants Pass and are quoted at f2.ZZQ2.S0
Canned Milk Prices Are Cut.
Announcement was made yesterday of a
50-cent decline in a leading brand of
canned milk. The new case prices are $
on tall and $5.60 on small size.
Butter prices" recently declined in the
coast markets because of larger produc
tion and mill feed prices were also re'
duced, yet a rise in milk quotations in
this city was authorized.
Prune Surplus In Jugoslavia.
An exportable surplus of 12,000 wagons,
or 120,000 tons, of dried prunes from Jugo
slavia is estimated for the current year,
according to the American consul at Bel-
I grade. Conditions in this Industry are atj-
normal, because nearly 6000 drying ovens
are out of service, but the ministry of ag
riculture has decided to furnish material
gratuitously for the construction and re
pair of drying ovens.
Hide Prices Withdrawn.
Owing to the demoralized condition of
the eastern hide markets, some of the
firms here have withdrawn all their buy
ing quotations temporarily. They are nat
In the market for anything except consign
ments and these only at very low prices.
Sugar Is Cut 30 Cents.
Wholesale grocers announced a 30-cent
decline La sugar yesterday. The ruling
quotation Is now $15 a hundred.' Thers was
no change in refinery prices, the declins
being taken out of jobbers' profits.
- i .
Bank clearings of the northwestern cities
yesterday . were as follows:
Portland .6,-J45.719 11.133.688
Seattle 0,479,560 1.046.4li2
Tacoma 713,277 42.925
Spokane . 2.267.147 770.8BI
rOBTLAXD MARKET QUOTATIONS
Grain, Floor, Feed, Etc
Merchants' Exchange, noon session.
Wheat ' Oct. Nov.
Hard whit 2.25 S 2.25
Soft white 2.15 2.15
White club 2.19 2.18
Hard winter 2.15 2.15
Northern 'spring 2.15 2.12
Red Walla 2.10 S.10
No. 2 white . 46.O0 44.00
No. 2 gray 41.00 40.00
Brewing 47.50 47. B0
Standard feed .............. 45.00 45.00
No. 3 eastern yellow, ship..''. 48.00 46.00
No. 3 yellow, delivery 49.00 46. SO
Millrun 44.00 40.00
FLOUR Family patents. S12.60; baker's
hard wheat, 112.25: baker's bluestem. J12;
valley, $10.30; whole wheat, $10.80; gra
M1LLFEED Prices f. e. b. mill: Mill
run. $57 per ton; rolled barley, $589 61r
rolled oats. $30; scratch feed, $78 6 79 per
CORN Whole, $67C8; cracked, $70
71 per ton.
HAY Buying price, f. o. b. Portlsndi
Alfalfa. $2324; cheat, $2122; clover'
$22; valley timothy, new, $2728.
Dairy and Country Produce.
BUTTER Cubes, extras, 50060c per
pound: prints, parchment wrapped. In box
lota, 63c per pound; cartons. 64c; half
more: butterfat, No. 1, 59Qt60c per pound
at stations: 64c Portland delivery.
KOGS Buying price., case count, 61c:
jobbing prices to retailers, candled, 6oc;
CHEESE Tillamook, f. o. b. Tillamook:
Triplets, 31c; young America, 32c
POULTRY Hens, 1828c; springs, 289
30c; ducks, 2532c; geese, nominal; tur
PORK Fancy, 20e per pound.
VEAL, Fancy, 20c per pound.
Fruits and Vegetables.
FRUITS Oranges. 8.25n.25: lemons.
$5.5.50 per box; grapefruit, $36 per
box; bananas, 1213Vfec per pound; ip.
pies. $1.503.7S per box: cantaloupes, $2.75
3 per crate; watermelons. 12c per
pound; peaches, $2.25tir2.50 per box; ca
sabas, 23Vsc per pound: grapes. (2.50
ie'A per crate, 815c per pound, 3ic per
basket; pears. $2.503 per box: prunes,
3Cv5c per pound; hucklefoerrles, 2022c per
pound; cranberries, $5.7o?i6 per box.
VEGETABLES Cabbage, 22ic per
pound: lettuce, $22.50 per crate; cucum
bers, 5073c per dozen; carrots, $2.50 per
tack; horseradish, 25c per pound; garlic,
30c; tomatoes, 50cf$t per'box; beets, $3
per sack; turnips. $3.50 per sack: eggplant,
B12V4c per pound; green corn, 25040c
per dozen; sprouts. 15c pound
POTATOES Oregon, $2.25 la 2.50 pe 100
pounds; Yakima, $2.753; sweet potatoes,
66V4c per pound.
ONIONS California brown, $22.25 per
sack; pickling. 8 iff 10c per pound.
Iocal Jobbing quotations:
SUGAR -Sack basis: Cane, granulated,
15c per pound.
HONEY New. 7.808 per case.
NUTS Walnuts, 2238c; Brazil nuts,
35c; filberts, 30&35c; almonds, 35c; pea
nuts, 14(15c; cocoanuts, $1.75 per dozen,
RICE Blue Rose, 14lc per pound.
BEANS Small white, 7 He; large white,
7c; pink, 84c: lima. 12"c per pound;
bayous, ll?ic; Mexican reds, -lOHc per
COFFEE Roasted, In drums, 2540
Hides and Pelts, a - .
All prices nominal, owing to unsettled
condition of eastern markets.
Local jobbing quotations:
HAMS All sizes. 4246c; skinned, 41Q
46c: picnics, 25c; cottage roll, S5c.
LARD Tierce basis, 23c; shortening,
20e per pound.
DRY SALT Short, clear backs, 2527
per pound; plates, 24e.
BACON Fancy, 4658c; standard, 32(9
42c per pound.
Wool, Cascara, Kte.
MOHAIR Long Staple. 25c per pound;
short staple. 15c Per pound. 1
TALLOW No. 1.- 8c per pound: No. 2.
5c per pound.
CASCARA BARK Per pound, gross
weights, old peel. 9ic; new peel, Sttc per
WOOI. All grades nominal.
HOPS Oregon, 1920 crop, 40c per pound.
LINSEED OIL Raw. barrels. 1134:
drums, $1.41; cases, $1.49. Boiled, barrels.
i.b: arums, l.4i; cases, $1.51.
TURPENTINE Tanks, $1.81: cases,
uiL oil Bulk, $2.10 per barrel.
COAL OIL Tank wagons and iron bar
rels. 1714c: cases. 30 37c.
FUEL OIL Bulk, $2.35 pr barrel. .
GASOLINE Tank wagons and iron bar
rels, 2'Jc; cases. 41 He.
PRICE FULL IS EXTENDED
FOR NINETEENTH WEEK
LOSSES EXCEED ADVANCES.
Cereals Lead In Declines and Live
stock. Values Drop Tender Pres
sure of Heavy Marketing.
The readjustment of commodity prices
on a lower plane ' continues. That there
has been no perceptible check to the de
cline is indicated by the fact that Dun's
list of wholesale quotations for the 19th
consecutive week discloses more reces
sions than advances, the former number
ing 51 and the latter 21.
Generally favorable weather, reports of
satisfactory harvesting conditions in most
sections and a disappointing foreign de
mand had a depressing effect on grain
markets, and more or less yielding ap
peared in wheat, corn, oats, rye and bar
ley. A shortage of supplies caused a sharp
upturn in the finer grades of table butter,
and a similar influence resulted in a sub
stantial rise in eggs, while cheese was
In live meats, beef and hogs declined
under pressure of more liberal offerings,
and though receipts of sheep were hardly
in excess of requirements, prices showed
some reduction. Provisions developed an
easier tone, reflecting the situation in raw
Quotations of iron and steel held steady,
and no change of moment occurred in the
The tread of the cotton goods markets
continued reactionary, while the yielding
in hides and leather has not yet ended,
and rubber prices lack firmness. A better
feeling, however, seems to be developing
in silk. :
'WOOI. IMPORT EMBARGO IS ASKED
lioston Prices Are Easy, Except on Best
BOSTON, Oct 1. The Commercial bul
letin tomorrow will say:
Business has been dragging again this
week, till eyes being turned towards the
opening Australian .sale. In this market
attention has been directed towards the
attempt to secure a presidential imposi
tion of a wool import embargo, although
this seems hardly likely to occur. Prices
have been rather on the easy side, unless
something very choice in staple and fine
in quality. The goods market is hardly
changed, consumption still being light.
Scoured basis: Texas Fine, 12 months,
$1.30; fine, 8 months, $1.20C125.
California Northern, $1.351.40; mid
dle counties. $1.10; southern, $1&1.05.
Oregon Eastern staple. $1.35: eastern
clothing. $1.20; valley. No. 1, $1.20.
Territory Fine staple. $1.35& 1.40; half
blood combing, $1.201.25; blood
combing. 85$r90c; blood combing, 65&
70c; fine clothing. $1.2001-25; fine me
dium clothing. $11.05.
Pulled Delaine. $1.3561.40; A A, $1.10
1.15; A supers, 85fc95c.
Mohair Best cumbing, 4050c; best
carding. 38 40c.
SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 1. Turpentine,
dull. $1.27 i&l.SO: sales, none: receipts,
84 barrels; shipments, 356 barrels; stock.
Rosin, firm: sales. 471 barrels; receipts,
265 barrels: shipments, 2498 barrels; stock,
57,891 barrels. Quote:- B. D, $11.40; E, F,
G, H. I, K. 41, N. WU. WW, $11.00.
RAIL ADVANCE STEDYi
ALtTj TRANSPORTATION SHARES
FIRM IN WALL STREET.
Sugars and Other Industrial Stocks
Record Declines Gains Made
by Liberty Bonds.
. NBW "YORK. Oct. 1. The only appre
ciable change in the stock market today
from that of recent sessions was the more
divergent character of the trading. Rails
continued to improve, while numerous
popular industrials and specialties were
at lowest prices in many months.
Entrance into the final quarter of the
year brought little comfort to the con
structive side of the market. The month
ly survey of the federal reserve board.
which stressed the caution prevalent In J
general business circles, seemed to confirm
a feeling long existent in high.' financial I
On the other hand, the rails. It was 1
asserted, are enjoying a boom partly be
cause of belated recognition of their In
trinsic worth, but more particularly be-J
cause of the benefits they are expected to
derive from transportation of bumper
Among the stocks most affected today
were the several sugar issues, which
broke 2 to B Mi points, Porto Rico sugar
distinguishing itself by a sheer descent
of 15 points on a few transactions.
The rise in rails was the most impres
sive of the current movement, most of the
Junior western and southwestern shares
gaining 1 to 3 points, with a gain of e
for Wisconsin Central. Investment indus
trials, transcontinental and coalers rose
1 to S. The entire list strengthened later
on reports of probable avoidance of the
British coal strike. Sales were 925,000
Foreign exchange rallied from Its early
depression, although the Argentine rate
made a new low record.
An 8 per cent quotation represented the
high call money quotation of the day.
Bonds, especially standard rails and In
dustrials, made variable gains with lib
erty issue Total sales, par value, ag
gregated $16,750,000. Old United States
bonds were unchanged on call.
CLOSING STOCK QUOTATIONS.
Sales. High. Uw. sale.
Am Beet Sugar 1,000 7 3 7 1 72
American Can l.ooo 32'4 31 'I .12
Am Cr & Fdry 600 ltf-'li 131 H 13
Am H & L Pid ,4iK C0'4 5S 60
Am Inter Corp l.noo 72 Mi 71 72
Amer Loco... 1.40U 934 93 93
Am Smt & Rfg S.40O 60 59 60
Am Sugar.... 4.S00 TiKi'i lul
Am Sum Tob 4(K 864 S 864
Am Tel & Tel 6O0 97 V4 .97 Mi 97 V
Am Woolen.. 1,400 72 71 71
Am Z L & S.. 1O0 12 11 -i 114
Anaconda Cop 3.2O0 02 "4 51 52 li
Atchison 3.S00 87 80 87
Atl G & W In 500 143 141 "i J 4.3
BaldLocomo.. 27.400 103'i 107 10SH
Bait! & Ohio.. 10.000 47 46 47
Bethle Steel B 14,200 0U 6.'. 6S
But & Sup C 800 19 18 1!
Cal Petroleum Sl0 2T 25 2I5T6
Can Pacific... 11.4il0 127 122 "i 12.',
Cen Leathc.r 6.100 43 43 43V-
Chandler Mtrs 2.SOO 78 7.". 78
Ches & Ohio.. 3.000 6S 67 67T4
Chi Mil & St P lr,0( 40'-4 40 40
Chi & Northw 3,700 78 77 75 L
Chi R I & Pac 17,200 40 31H 30
Chlno Copper 200- 27 . 26 27
Colo FI & Iron 100 23 23 23
Corn Products 4.20O S3'4 80 83
Crucible Steel 8,8oO 131 12t 130
Cuba Cane Sug 1.500 34 32 33
Erie 11.400 20 20 2c)
General Elec.. 300 141 141 111
General Mtrs 40.000 IS 17 17
Grt Nor Pfd . . 4.SOO' 84 82 84.
Grt Nr Or ctfs BOO 34 33 34
Illinois Central l.KOO :li 91 93
Insplr Copper 1.900 45 44 45
Int M Ma Pfd 2.300 74 72 74
Interna Nickel 2.S00 17 17 17
Interna Paper 2.9(10 75 73 74
Kan Cty South 2.400 24 23 24
0en Copper.. 4,200 23 22 23
Louis & Nash 20O 1I6 103 106
Mex Petroleum 29.00O 1S7 182 1S7
Miami Copper 4DO 19 19 It)
Mid States Oil 9.00 1.1 14 13
Midvalo Steel 3.000 38 37 38
Missouri Pac. 6,300 30 21) .30
Montana Pow 100 0( 60 60
Nevada Copper 200 11 11 11
N Y Central.. 12.300 7S 77 7.S
N Y N H & H 7.700 36 35 36
Nor & Western 3.10O loo'i 98 loo
Nor Pacific. 5, IOO 86 84 S4U
Ok Prd & tiitg 2,400 3 3 3
Pacific Mail.. loo 4S 48 4S
Pan-Am Petrol 2100 1)0 87 . 89
Pennsylvania.. 1.200 42 40 42
Pitts & W Va 8.40O :; 3S 3S'
Ray oCn Cop 300 14 14 14
Reading .. .. 14,000 0." 93 94
Rep Ir & Steel 7,3oo 76 72 7.".
Royal D N Y 3,!)O0 - 80 8.1
Shell Tn & Trd 2.0O0 02 51 07
Lin Oil & Rfg 9.1100 32 31 31
Southern Pac. 27.000 115 105 105
Southern Ry.. 6,300 32 31 32
S Oil N J Pfd 200 IO.I 104 10
Stude Corp... 12.600 55 ,13 0.1
Texas Com.... 13.700 40 47 40
Texas & Pae 3..KK) 39 3S' SS
Tobacco Prdts 800 07 66 67
Trancon Oi!.. 3.SO0 11 11 11
Union Pacific 12.OO0 126 12.1 12.1
U S Fd Prdts 5.7O0 47 46 47
U S Ind Alco !IOO 81 80 81'.'.
U S Rtl Stores 4.700 71 70 71
U S Rubber.. 2.200 77 7.1 76
U S Steel 40,300 8; 81 86
U S Steel Pfd 6110 106 106 100
Utah Copper.. 1.600 61 60 60
West Electric OOO 47 46 47
Willys-Overld. 26.300 10 10 10
U S Lib 8s. . .91.50Anslo-Fr 5s ... 99
do 1st 4s 87.58'A T & T cv 6s.. 9,1
do 2d 4s . 87.221 Atch gen 4s ... 77
do 1st 4s. . .8S.28ID & n (i 'con 4s 67'
do 2d 4s. .. 87.501 V Y C deb s.. 92
do 3d 4s. . .89.44IN P 4s 77
do 4th 4s. ..87.34LV p 3s 39
Victory 3s ...90.00'Pac T & T Ss. ,.M1
do 4s 96.00 Pa con 4s H8
U S 2s res 101 IH P cv Ss lot
do coupon ..101!So Ry 5s ...... 89
U S 4s reg. '105U P 4s 81
do coupon ..10,1U S Steel 5s 01
Pan Ss reg 77 7
do coupon ...77 I Bid.
Mining Stocks at Boston.
BOSTON, Oct. 1. Closing quotations:
23 North Butte
Ariz Com . . .
Calu & Ariz .
Calu & Hecla
Cop Range .
FJast Butte .
Isle Roraile .
Sup & Boston.
Money, Silver, Etc.
NEW YORK. Oct. 1. Prime mercantile
Time loans- easier: 60 days, 90 davs
and six months, 7 &8 per cent.
Call money strong, high, 8; low, 7;
ruling rate. 7: colsing bid, 7; offered at
8; last loan. 8.
Bar silver, domestic unchanged. For
eign, 91 c.
Mexican dollars, 6e. -
LONDON, Oct. 1. Bar silver. 5f)d per
ounce. Money unchanged. Discount rates,
short bills. 6i6 per cent; three
months' bills. 6&6 per cent.
Foreign Exchange Rates.
Foreign exchange rates at close of busi
ness yesterday, furnished by Northwestern
National bank of Portland. The amount
quoted is the equivalent of the foreign unit
In United States funds:
Country and foreign unit. Itate.
Austria, kronen ................. . I .004,1
Belgium, francs .0715
Bulgaria, leva .014.1
Czecho-Slovakia, kronen ' .013.1
Denmark, kroner 1415
F.ngland, pounds sterling 3.47.1
Finland. Finniark !275
France, francs .0670
Germany, marks .o.l
Greece, drachmas ................ .103.1
Holland, guilders 3120
Hungary, kronen .OU3.1
Italy, lire 041S
Jugo-Slavla. kronen 0O8.1
Norway, kroner .142.1
Portugal, , escudos !l760
Roumania. lei .................... .019.1
Serbia, dinara 0342
Spain, pesetas 1470
Sweden, kroner .1190
Switzerland, francs lhlO
China-Hongkong, local currency.. .1725
Shanghai, taels 1.105
Japan, yen v 0150
Equivalent in dollars.
NEW YORK. Oct. 1. Exchange strong.
Stalling, demand, $3.43: cables. $3.49.
Francs, demand, 6.69; cables, 6.71. Bel
gian francs, demand, 7.02: cables. 7.04:
guilders, demand-. 31.12; cables. 31.25: lire,
demand, 4.16; cables, 4.18. Marks, demand,
1.63: cables, 1.64. Greece, demand, 10.27.
New York exchange on Montreal, 9 per
Sterling advanced further In the late
dealings. Sixty-day bills, 3.45; commer
cial 60-day bills on banks, $.1.40 : com
mercial 60-day bills, 3.44; demand,
3.49; cables, 300.
Furnished by Overbeck A Cook company
Russian Ss, 1921 19 22
Russian 5s, 1926 18, 21
Russian 6s. 1919 20 23
Currency , 1I0 118
French 6s, 1931 57 5'.)
French 4s, 1917 46 48
French 5s, 1920 67 69
Italian 6s. 1918 . 30 33
British 5s. 1922 SSO '
British 5s, 1927 325 S40
British 6s. 1929 820 810
British vky 4s 2.10 2iO
British ref 4s 230 40
Belgium rest 5s 65 68
Belgium prexn 5s ............ 67 70
German W L 6s 14 16
Berlin 4s 14 16
Hamburg 4s 14 17
Hamburg 4s 15 17
Leipsig 4s 15 1.
Lelpslg 5s 16 19
Munich 4s 15 18
Munich 5s 18 22
Frankfort 4s 17 20
Japanese 4s 57 68
Japanese 1st 4s 74 a
Japanese 2d 4s 74 i4
Pans 6s 94 95
Anglo-French 5s 99 100
U K 6s. 1921 98 98
U K 6s, 1922 05
U K 6s. 192U 87 8.
V K Ss. 1937 b 6
Susift Co. Stocks.
Closing prices of Swift & Co. stocks at
Chicago were reported by Overbeds &
Cooko Co. of Portland as follows:
Switt ft Co 15
Swift International S0
Llbby. McNeil & Libby 12
National Leather 10
WHEAT SELLING HEAVY
DECLINE IN CHICAGO MARKET
Pressure. Influenced by Further
Talk of Canadian Competition.
Rallies of Little Effect.
CHICAGO, Oct. 1. Heavy selling by
nouses wnn nonnwcsiprn twii,iu,i. ,
much today to bring about fresh declines
. 1 .!. 1 r .1
in wneau rrices cioseu un-n.c. t
6c net lower, with December $2.11 to
jj. j 1 ana Aiarcn, - i t - - - -
lc net lower to c advance; oats up c
to c and provisions at a setback of
5c to 2,1c.
Selling pressure on wheat appeared to
be largely influenced by continued talk of
(.'anauian competition ami vy . ..... -
tlmates of the world supply. The estl-
. i.a !...,..... that OiPrA
niaiea u r miu hj -
could be no world wheat scarcity before
May or June. At the extreme of the sub
sequent break in values. December deliv
ery was 9c under yesterday's finish and
March at the lowest yet this season. The
market had frequent rallies later, but
there was wheat for sale on all of the
Big receipts forced corn to a new low
level for the season, but shorts covering
lifted prices again later.
Crop damage reports from Argentina
helped strengthen oats.
Commission house selling of ribs weak
ened the provision market, notwithstand
ing higher quotations on hogs.
The Chicago market letter received yes
terday by Overbeck & Cooke company of
"Wheat Prices receded sharply and tne
market ruled heavy until shortly before
the close, when the appearance of short
covering Induced on possibility of a good
export business being done on the decline,
hrotiprht about a recovery of 5 cents from
bottom prices. The close, however, was
not strong. Receipts were small and there
was a slight improvement in the milling
demand which found reflection in slightly
higher premiums for red wheat, although
the premium for hard was easier. No
doubt a good export business was done to
day, but the bulk of it probably was of
Canadian variety ana tne inriuence on
prices In the market unimportant. As
some of our economic students view the
situation, everything In the country from
most vital necessities to the high-priced
luxuries are quoted 'asked' and nothing
bid.' From a speculative viewpoint the
fact must not be overlooked, that hedging
sales make the market susceptible to sharp
recoveries coincident with export buying,
bu! as long as the feeling persists that
deflation is under way, the logical course
should be to make sales on bulges.
"Corn New low prices on the crop were
mad before noon and although a sharp
covering rally occurred later in the ses
sion, there was nothing in the general news
to revive confidence in valors. With Sep
tember out of the way the cash market
qu:ckly readjusted itself by declining 25
cents a bushel from yesterday's prices.
"Oats A better class of buying devel
oped on the decline, but apparently not
because of any change in the situation, but
because the price appears attractive. This
theory that prices are relatively too low
may be correct but we would prefer to
await the appearance of something con
structive to stimulate buying power.
"Rye This commodity was the strongest
on the board, with the trade features active
buying of December by elevator Interests
and houses with seaboard connections. The
readjustment In cash rye was similar to
that in corn and prices were quoted from
2,1 cents to 35 cents lower.
"Provisions Large deliveries on October
contracts let to the belief that there would
be a sharp decline in prices, but when
offerings failed to materialize and some
support was in evidence, shorts became un
easy and buying by that element caused
Leading futures ranged as follows:
Open. High. Txw. Close
Pee, $2.1.1 $2.16 $2.08 $2 11
March .... 2.09 2.10 2.03 2.07
Dee 91 .93 .m .93
May 95 .96 .93 .95
Dec ". .57 .R'i .67
May 60 .61 .60 .61
Oct... $23.10 $23.20 $23.05 $23 05
Nov 23.67 . 23.55 23.65
Nov 19.37 19. .10 19.20 10 "0
Jan 17.32 17.47 17.13 17.23
Oct 15.50 220.127.116.11 14 fiO is 2.1
Jn 16.37 15.95 15.95
Cash prices were as follows:
Wheat No. 1 red, $2.27.
Corn No. 2nixed. $1.03 No. 2 yellow
Oats No. 1 white. 6656'.c: No S
Rye No. 2. l.731.73.
Barley 80 ff 98c.
Timothy seed $67.50.
St. Louis Grain Market.
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1. Wheat closed
March, $2.08. Corn, December. 92c; May
95c. Oats. December, 57c. Wheat, De
Minneapolis Grain Market.
MTNNEAPOLIS. Oct. 1. Barley, 63
93c. Flax. No. 1. $3.04 0 3.06.
Duluth Unseed Market.
DULUTH. Oct. 1. Linseed, $3.07 'i
w York Cash Wheat.
NEW YORK. Oct. 1. Cash wheat, $2.52.
. Grain at San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 1. Grain
Wheat.- $3.804; barley. $2. 052.10; oats,
Hay Wheat, fancy, $26f28: light five
wire bales, $23i2.1; tame oats. $2325;
wild . oats. $17019; barley, $1720; al
falfa, later cuttings. $2123.
Seattle Grain Market.
PTCATTLB. Oct. 1. Wheat, hard white.
$2.25: soft white, white club and red win
ter. $2.20; hard winter. $2.24; red Walla.
$2.10; eastern Walla, $2.18: Big Bfnd,
bluestem. $2.38; northern spring, $2.24.
Feed Scratch feed, $82 per ton; feed
wheat, $87: all grain chop. $68; oats. $60;
sprouting oats. $64: rolled oats. $62; whole
corn, $72; cracked corn. $74: rolled barley.
$63: clipped barley. $68.
Hay Alfalfa, $30 per ton; double com
pressed alfalfa, $36; ditto timothy, $42;
eastern Washington mixed, $36.
SAX FRANCISCO PRODUCE MARKET
Prices Current on Vegetables. Fresh Fruits,
Etc., at Bay City.
SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 1. Butter
Extra firsts. 67c lb.; prime firsts, 61c.
Eggs Fresh extras. 78 c dm.; dirties,
62c: extra pullets, 65c; undersized, 62c.
Cheese Flats, fancy, 35c lb.; firsts,
26c: Young Americas, 39c.
Vegetables Eggplant. lug. 60975c;
Sum.uer squash, lug. 50c$1.00; potatoes,
street prices, rivers. $2.4o2.60: sweets.
8tff3c lb.; beans, 5llc lb.; bell pep
pers, lug. 50'75c: chile, 6075c: cucumbers,
lug, 5Oi"(T$l.O0; celery, lug, 60$1.00; cel
ery, crate. $4.005.00; green corn. sack.
$2i 2.50; cauliflower. $1 dozen; cao
bage. lc lb.; beets, carrots and turnips.
$17502 sack: tomatoes, 4075c; .onions,
yellow. 90cO$l; brown. $191.25; white.
$1.50 3 2.
Poultry Hens, large colored. S740c
lb; small, 30 33c? Whits Leghorn, large.
2831c; small. 22 26c : strictly young
roosters. 88W40o; old 2123c; fryers.
89941c; broilers, 4850c; eastern poultry,
hens and roosters. 40c; ducks, 7Q30c;
pigeons, old, $3 0063 50 dozen; squabs,
60 6 oo lb: Belgian bares. 18622c
tult Strawberries, 8.lc&$1.25; rasp
berries, 83KF85C: blackberries, $8frl1;
cantaloupes. $1.2.12.00; flats, B0W65c;
watermelons, $1.50fijj3.50 dozen; honey dew.
65cfeS0c; Valencia oranges. $6.5047.5O:
lemons. $2. 0044.25: grape fruit, $3,000
$4.50; apples, BellefJowers, tl.S0jM.6u box;
Wooden Steamers For Sale
Two Hundred and Eighty-five United States
Shipping Board Steamers
Sealed bids will be received in the office of the
United States Shipping: Board, 1319 F street N. W.f
Washington, D. C, on or before 5 P. M., October 7,
1920. Bids to be opened October 8, 1920, 10 o'clock in
the offices of the Board.
Vessels showing the various types, dimensions and
number available for sale are as follows.
9 DAUGHERTT TYPE: Desiffnated d. w. t., 4.920; Length,
300 feet; Breadth, 48 ft.; Depth, 28 ft. 6 in.; Bunkers
Coal, 578.5; Daily Fuel Consumption, 28; Speed, 10;
Steaming: Radius, 3,218; Engines, 1 Trip. Exp. aft; I. II.
P., 1,400; Boilers, 2 Bab. & Wilcox Water Tube; Cargo,
Bale, 193,200; Grain, 193,200.
17 BALLIX TYPE: Designated d. w. t., 4,165; Length, 26S
ft.; Breadth, 46 ft; Depth, 26 ft.; Bunkers-Coal, 572;
Daily Fuel Consumption, 30; Speed, 8; Steaming Radius,
3,660; Engines, Trip. Exp.; I. II. P., 1,400; Boilers, 2
Stand. Water Tube; Cargo, Bale, 153,401; Grain, 153,401.
10 PENINSULA TYPE: Designated d. w. t., 4,000; Length,
269 ft.; Breadth, 48 ft. 8 in.; Depth, 27 ft. 6 in.; Bunkers
Coal, 607; Daily Fuel Consumption, 24; Speed, 10;
Steaming Radius, 6,069; Engines, Turbine West; Boilers,
2 Stand. Water Tube; Cargo, Bale, 149,041; Grain,
6 PAC. AM. FISHERIES: Designated d. w. 3,500
Length, 268 ft. 4 in.; Breadth, 46 ft.; Depth, 26 ft.;
Bunkers-Coal, 483; Daily Fuel Consumption, 30; Speed,
8; Steaming Radius, 4,051; Engines, 2 Trip. Exp.; I. II.
P., 1,500; Boilers, 2 Stand. Water Tube; Cargo, Bale,
121,585; Grain, 121,585.
1 ALLEN TYPE: Designated d. w. t., 3,652; Length, 274
ft. 4. in.; Breadth, 44 ft. 9 in.; Depth, 26 ft- 4 in.;
Bunkers-Coal, 487.2; Daily Fuel Consumption, 30; Speed,
8; Steaming Radius, 4,035; Engines, 1 Trip. Exp.; I. H.
V., 1,400; Boilers, 2 Stand. Water Tube; Cargo, Bale,
149,805, Grain 157,686.
1 LAKE & OCEAN NAVIGATION CO. TYPE: Designated
d. w. t., 2,500; Length, 245 ft.; Breadth, 42 ft.; Depth,
26 ft.; Daily Fuel Consumption, 20; Speed, 10; Engines,
1 Trip. Exp. aft; I. H. P., 1,400; Boilers, 2 Stand. Water
13 McCLELLAND TYPE: Designated d. w. t., 3,575;
Length, 270 ft.; Breadth, 45 ft.; Depth, 24 ft. 3 in.;
Bunkers-Coal, 290; Daily Fuel Consumption, 26; Speed
9.3; Steaming Radius, 2,584; Engines. 1 Trip. Exp.; 1. H.
P., 1,400; Boilers, 2 Baden Water Tube; Cargo, Bale,
138,111; Grain, 156,081.
186 FERRIS TYPE: Designated d. w. t., 3,588; Length, 268
ft.; Breadth, 45 ft. 2 in.; Depth, 26 ft.; Bunkers-Coal,
477; Daily Fuel Consumption, 30; Speed, 8; Steaming
Radius, 3,954; Engines, 1 Trip. Exp.; I. H. T., 1,400;
Boilers, 2 Stand. Water Tube; Cargo, Bale, 14S.992;
31 HOUGH TY'PE: Designated d. w. t., 4,005; Length, 274
ft.; Breadth, 46 ft.; Depth, 28 ft.; J)unkers-Coal, 900;
Daily Fuel Consumption, 28; Speed, 8; Steaming Radius,
7,792; Engines, 2 Trip. Exp.; I. H. P., 1,400; Boilers, 2
Stand. Water Tube; Cargo, Bale, 147,680; Grain, 147,680.
11 GRAYS HARBOR TYPE: Designated d. tc. t., 4,000;
Length, 274 ft. 6 in.; Breadth, 49 ft.; Depth, 28 ft. l'i
in.; Bunkers-Coal, 383; Daily Fuel Consumption, 30;
Speed, 8; Steaming Radius, 3,111; Engines, 2 Trip. Exp.;
I. H. P., 1,400; Boilers. 2 Stand. Water Tube; Cargo,
Bale, 177,467; Grain, 177,467.
TERMS: '10 per cent cash on delivery. Balance in equal semi
annual installments over a period of three years.
Bids may be submitted for one or more vessels, or for any
combination of vessels; and must be accompanied by certified
check payable to the U. S. Shipping Board for 2',i per cent of
amount of the bid. Bids should be submitted on the basis of pur
chase "as is and where is."
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
SEALED BIDS should be addressed to the Secretary
of the UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD, WASH
INGTON, D. C, and indorsed "SEALED BID FOR
STEAMSHIP (Name of Ship)" and "Do Not Open."
peaches. $1.2S1.75: plums. $1.50" 55:
pears, Bartlett. 3.304 50: fics. $1.25i
$1.7.".: grapes. $ 1.75 f crate; bananas,
Receipts Flour. 4344 quarters: wheat,
1000 centals; barley, 800 centals; beans.
1IS0 sacks; potatoes. sacks: onions,
41B5 sacks: hiiles. 110 rolls; hay, 07 tons;
livestock, 300 head.
Dried Frui$ at Sew Tork.
NEW YORK. Oct. 1. Evaporated apples,
dull and easy. I
New York Sugar Market.
NEW TORK, Oct. 1. Raw sugar, unset
tled; centrifugal. c. Refined, unsettled;
fine granulated. 1.1(,'rl4.
Coffee futures Quiet.
NEW YORK, Oct. 1. The market for
coffee futures was very quiet again today
and prices moved within a range of four
or five points. The opening was two
points lower on December and January
but generally two to four points higher,
and active months sold to six points above
last night's closing fi-gures during the
middle of the day on scattered covering.
Otherwise there was very littie demand
and the tone was rather easier late in
10-year 6 per cent
Call or Phone
NORTHWESTERN BANK Bi.Dft.
3 StOOMO rjOOvT
the afternoon on rumors of lower cost and
freight rates, although last pric?a wer
wlthtn a point or two of the best. The
close, was three to six points net higher
October 7.2."c. December 7.70c. January
7 St!e. Marrh S.lftf. May 8 31tc. July 8 57c
-Spot market was quiet at 7 tk Sc for
Rir 7. nn.l 1ijr-iae for Panln. 4s.
Class A-l Steel American
TO YOKOHAMA. KOBE.
Sailings from Portland
Coaxet Oct. 1!
Wawalona Nov. 3
Montasruo Nov. 25
Abercos Dec. 17
For rates, space and other In
formation apply to
101 1 11 111 I) STKKfciX.
RIO OE JANEIRO. SANTOS.
MONTEVIDEO & BUENOS AVRES.
LAM PORT KOLT LI M E
Fwqwnt Btunnirs from Now York hy modern, fast
and luxnnou appointed prntrr tf-aniers.
Apply Company ooflice, 4JtJroadway.. x.
or IOR.SFV II. SMITH.
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LOS ANCEI.KS and SAN FTtAVCISCOj
Sailing Saturday, 2:30 V. M.
M. BOI.LAJW, A cent.
122 Third Street. i'linne Main 86.
Astoria and Way Points
Round trip dally (except Friday) learer
Portland 7:10 A. M.. Aldrr-trtet dock
ivravea Awtona 8 P. M.. l lavel dock. ur
.tt0 eacb nuv. Special a la carte dinina
fcervice, Iirect connection for outt
beachrt. Nieht boat daily, A P. M.. dailj
evef t Sunday. The Jlarkin Transporta
tion Co. Main 1422. &4l-2.
NEW ZEALAND AND SOUTH SEAS
via Tablti and Kantongo. Mail and pa
eenirer ervic Iruiu baa fraucuco evarj
IMIIN fi. S. CO. OF NEW ZRALAXO,
30 California SC San Franclec.
r loval aumiiifclntf aJid railroad aftvaclea.
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