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THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAX, PORTLAND, MAT 17, 1908.
Outcome in Eastern Oregon Is
TALK OF VERY LOW PRICES
Public Sales May Xot Be as Success
ful as in Former Years Little
Interest Shown In Valley Clip.
Trading in the East.
The wool season has been anything
but satisfactory to date. There is a
fair movement in Valley wools, but the
market is without enap. As most of
the Valley clips are small, the growers
are not vitally interested in prices as
they are in Eastern Oregon, and hav
ing their other crops to depend on, are
generally willing to accept the low
prices offered for Valley wools, which
range from 10c to 12
In Eastern Oregon it is different. The
annual clip is the mainstay of maoy
of the stockmen, and the low prices
talked of by buyers are certainly dis
couraging. While the growers expect
ed values to be somewhat under those
of last season, the sharp reduction in
prices mentioned by the Eastern deal
ers the sheepmen regard as extreme.
What the outcome will be at the pub
lic eales remains to be seen. It is the
belief of many members of the trade
that the auction sales will not be a
success, but that the bulk of the wools
will be withdrawn. . A considerable
portion of the clip may be consigned.
Dan P. Smythe, secretary of the Ore
gon Wool growers' Association, who
was In Baker City a few days ago,
told the Herald that the Oregon clip
this year would be heavier and of a
better quality than the clipe of previ
ous years, .Last year was a banner
year for sheep and wool, the prices
being the highest that have been
known for several years. The growers
this year will not receive as much for
their product as they did last year,
but they will get a good price, never
theless, according to Mr. Smythe. The
surplus sheep are being sold very
slowly this year, but the state is not
overstocked, because all the surplus
was disposed of last year at high
Eastern buyers -are on hand In all the
Western wool centers, but they are
acting very cautiously regarding the
acquisition of the new clip. Only about
4.000,000 pounds have been moved out
of Utah, according to latest estimates,
and a good part of this is destined for
the St. Louis market. A few purchases
of medium clips have been made at
,13 46c but mexst of the recorded sales
have been at 10c to 11 c.
The Williams clip of Nevada, upward
of 300.000 pounds, has been bought by
a prominent Boston firm at 12c, the
scoured landed cost being placed at 45c.
The hulk of the Nevada clip has been
iuove,d on consignment. The same is
true, of Texas and California.
The season lias not staited in Mon
tana, but about half the clip of Wyom
. Ing is reported shorn. Nothing of im
portance has been sold there, so far
as can be learned.. Three Wyoming
clips are reported consigned.
Stocks of old Oregon wool in the
East are light. Mail advices from Bos
ton report the sale In the past week
Of 25 000 nminris half-Hi.-.,
scoured baste of 47c. Of scoured wool
sold. 128 bales went at 54c. In old
territory wools, a somewhat larger
business has been done, mostly in small
lots of J5.000 to &0.000 pounds each. A
few transfers around 100,000 pounds
each were made public. One mill
bought about 600,000 pounds in all.
There Is no speculation of any kind.
Manufacturers refuse to commit them
selves on future probable necessities.
The goods outlook is too uncertain.
The Boston market for good fine
clothing was quoted on the scoured
basis of 50c to 52c, and for fine me
dium at 45c to 48c Among the trans
fers of the week were 100.000 pounds
choice tine on the scoured basis of 55c
to 5Tc; 200,000 pounds fine and fine me.
ilium, in the original bags, at 50c;
100.000 pounds graded fine medium at
4Sc; 90,000 pounds half-b!ood Montana
at 50c and 50,000 pounds . half-blood
Idaho at 4S to !i0i Fine Montana has
sold at llc in the greae, to cost
about 50c clean.
KK( KMTS OF I'KUlr K FOR THE WEEK
MutiMJc Compiled by the Uourd of Trad
Mill He Extended.
Joseph Reed, who has charge of the
statistical department of the board, is
arranging for a fuller list of produce
receipts to invhule fish, cream, milk,
lumber and other commodities not
heretofore reported on. Complete grain
receipts wll probably be added to the
list early ln'the coming week.
The receipts for" the 24 hours ending
at 11 A. Al. yesterday were as follows:
114 boxes asparagus, 218 boxes butter,
18 boxes beans, 2 oxes cheese, 18
crates cherries. 30 coops chickens, 4
coops ducks, 2 roope geese, 1 coop
turkeys, 1. box cucumbers, 256 cases
eggs. 48 hogs. 39 mutton, 40 sacks peas,
2 boxes dressed poultry, 8 boxes rhu
barb, 1851 crates strawberries, 55 veal,
22 sacks vegetables, 2 sacks corn, 2
sacks onions, 4 crates oranges.
The total receipts for the week were.
3B4 boxes asparagus. 69 boxes beans,
7 beef, 644 boxes butter, 35 crates cab
bage, 3 boxes cheese, 1S4 crates cheiy.
rics, 197 coops chickens, 7 boxes cu
cumbers. 10 crates cauliflower, 14
coops ducks. 1069 cases eggs, 3 coops
geese. 295 hogs. -94 boxes lemons, 10
boxes limes, 92 mutton, 125 sacks
onions, 4 boxes oranges, 267 sacks
peas. 16 boxes dressed poultry, 119
sacks potatoes. 25 crates pineapples ,17
boxes rhubarb. 6149 crates strawber
ries, 85 crates tomatoes. 5 coops tur
keys. 439 veal. 205 boxes vegetables.
Hit; II PRICE OFFERED FOK BIXESTEM
Two-Hundred Ton I,ot Wanted mt th Board
t- ' Trade at 85 On I.
heat is in irong demand for ship
ment to California, as was shown by
an offer to buy 200 tons of No. 1
bluest em at 9." cents, posted at the
Board of Trade yesterday. An advance
of 50 cents per ton was made in th
official price of city shorts, and East
ern Oregon timothy hay was raised $1
Now that the exchange has been
proved a success, a number of the
grain men are adding to their printed
stationery the words. "Member of Port
land; Board of Trade." and it is likelv
this custom will be followed by all the
merchants who are members of " the
The following offers were posted yester
day: Offer to buy 200 tons No. 1 blue
stem at 95c f. o. b. Portland. .
Offer to sell Ten boxes extra cream
ery butter at 24c.
MAY ORGANIZE LIMBER EXCHANGE
-evM-al Mamifeturrft and Dealer Take Vp
.Matter With Board of Trade.
The lumbermen of this city are con
sidering the matter of going into the
.ourd of Trade, SecreUrjr MuUer hua
taken up the subject with them, anfl
a number of the leading manufactur
ers and dealers will adopt the idea should
the scheme be favored by a "sufficient
number. A separate department of the
Board will be organized as a lumber
exchange, where business between the
members can be transacted and official
prices will be posted.
Similar organizations exist in ome
of the Eastern cities", where the lum
ber trade is insignificant as compared
with Portland. -
OPENING PRICES ON ASPARAGUS
Sharp Red act Ion From the Quotat Ions of
Opening prices on asparagus have
been made by all the California pack-'
ers, and the figures quoted are consid
erably lower than those of last year,
while more in keeping with the prices
of 1906. Values were exceedingly high
last season,- owing to the short crop.
This year California has a full crop
of asparagus, and as business condi
tions are also changed, a more rea
sonable level of values was found nec
essary. -The reduction in prices as
compared with those of 1907 follows:
Mammoth white. unpeeU-d .75
ilammoth whit, peeled 1.2A
Mammoth greti, unpeeled 75
Mammoth green, peeled 1,25
Large white, peeled .- l.OO
Large white, unpeeled 1.50
Large green, peeled 1.23
Laige green, ynpeeled '. l-OO
Medium white l.OO
Medium green- l.OO
Small white 60
Small green 1.25
White tip, pquare. ....... . .35
Green tips, square. .... l.OO
White salmon. Cans 25
HOPS STRONG WITH GOOD INQUIRY
Effect of Unfavorable Weather Shown in
Many Yards. v
The tone of the hop market continues
decidedly firm, with a steady inquiry on
export account. . Among the transactions
reported yesterday was the purchase of
the I. L. Smith lot of 81 bales, at Inde
pendence, by Ernest Wells, for the E; C.
Horst Company. The price paid was 6
cents. Kola' Neis also paid 6 cents for
a lot and bought another crop at 64
cents. H. L. Hart, on Friday and Sat
urday, bought 310 bales at prices ranging
from 41 to 5 cents.
Reports from many sections of the
Valley are to the effect that the crop is.
not making good progress, but this is to
be expected, considering the weather that
has prevailed this month. Lost ground
is easily recovered In hopgrowing, and the
sickly looking yards may yet turn out
ACTIVE FORENOON' ON FRONT STREET
Strawberries Clean Vp at Steady Price,
(rood cherries Firmer.
The early-closing arrangements worked
satisfactorily on Front street yesterday.
Retailers did most of their buying before
noon and trading was light in the after
noon. At 3 o'clock all the wholesale
Strawberries were in good demand, and
the receipts, which were large, cleaned
up entirely. California berries were
quoted at $1.25 to $1.75 per crate, and
Oregons, of ' which "50 crates . were re
ceived, sold generally at 12H cents. Cher
ries were in better request, and Blacks
were firm at $1.50 per box. The common
varieties sold at $1 to $1.25.
Vegetables also moved well. Asparagus
was scarce and higher, with the best sell
ing at $1.50 per box. Old celery Is prac
tically cleaned up. A car of Los Angeles
cabbage was received and another car
of cabbage and a car of mixed vegetables
are due Monday.
Eggs and Butter Firm.
The egg market was firm, with lim
ited receipts. The price posted at the
Board of Trade was 19 cents, and this
was the general quotation on the street,
though a few dealers quoted 20 cents.
Poultry was scarce and firm. There la
an urgent call for Spring ducks, very
few of which are coming -in.
The butter market was .active and firm
prices were quoted by the city creameries.
Clearings of the Northwestern cities yester
day were as follows:
Clearing. - Balances.
Port land $ 7 5U, 7sS $ . M5
Seattle 1.2ti!,7:t4 2uo,171
Tacoma (;11,41H an,jl,'i7
Spokane fMtT.tUO l; JO, 884
Clearings of Portland, Seattle and Tacoma
for the past week and corresponding week In
former years follows: (
Portland. Seattle. Tacoma.
1008 $.'OKHi.7!r f.7.7.248 f4.lHr,34;,
HUlt 7.'dlt.0'H 11,371,580 S,41S,ii.
1 ! H Hi fl, 1 .J8, 01!4 W . 0.-)!'. 7."3 4. 1 44 .544
1!M5 4.4..S.1..1 6. 755,418 3,0ii;i,H5
11MH :i.yi7,0;:tj 4,4X8,74 2.008,3:13
UHi.'i 3.2U1.451 4,tHH.41il l.!N.45fl
litoi! 2. 7-8. 14-1 :t, 74tt. 5 1 8 9.t5, tC ig
liWU 2.;i77.21 2.2:U,lO0 1,041,105
. . . BOARD OF TRADE QUOTATIONS.
Fruits and Vegetables.
APPLES Select. $2.50 per box; fancy, $2;
choice. $1 50; ordinary, si. 25.
POTATOES Select selling price, 70c pr
lum'red: Willamette Valley, buying price,
45c per hundred; East Multnomah, buying
price. 55c; Clackamas, buying price. 55c per
hundred; new California, 3c per pound;
sweet, 5 He per pound
FRESH FRUITSOranges. $2.753.25 per
box lemons, $J 7." :t.75 straw-berries, California,-
1.50ji I.S5 per crate; Oregon, lOQ
120 per pound.
ONION'S -California red, 3c per pound;
Bermudas. $2.50 per crate garlic, 25c per
VEGETABLES Turnips, $1 per sack;
carrots, $1.50 1.75: beets. St. 25: parsnips.
S 1.25 ; cabbage. $2.00 per cwt. ; tomatoes.
Florida, $:i.754 per crate; Mexican, $2.50;
bean?, wax, 12 1.1 ftc, per. pound;
cauliflower, California, $1; " head lettuce,
3,5-c ur dozen; cucumbers, $1.501.75 dozen;
relery, S5c4"$l per dozen; artichokes, 50e
per dozen; asparagus, 7 ffi 8c per pound;
?gg plant, 25iia0c per pound; parsley, 25c
per dozen; pas, 0j7c per pound; peppers.
2oc per pound; radishes. 15c per dozen;
rhubarb, 2$ 3c per pound; spinach, 85c per
Grain, Flour and Feed.
"WHEAT Track' prices: Club, 89c per
buKhol; red Russian, 86 Sic; bluest em, Sic;
KL.OCR Patents. $4 85 per barrel;
Btraight!i, $3.S54 35; exports, $3-5093 65;
Vallej, $4 45; 14 -sack graham, $4.15; whole
wheat, $4.40; rve. $5.25.
BARLEY Feed. $25 per ton; rolled, $27
OATs No. 1 white. $2S per ton; gray,
MILLSTVFFS Bran. 2rf per ton; mid
dlings. $.i0.5O; shorts, country, $28.50; city,
$27 "; wheat and barley chop, $27.50. .
HAY Timothy. Willamette Valley; $17
pet ton; Willamette Valley, ordinary. $15;
Eastern Oregon. $LS.50; mixed, $16; clover,
$14; alfalfa, $12; alfalfa meal, $20. ,
' Heats and Prortelona. -
DRESSED MEATS Hogs.-fancy. 844c pe
pound ; ordinary. 7 1 7 c ; large, 6c ; veal,
extra, 7c; ordinary, 7c; heavy, tic; mutton,
H A lid Hams, 10-13 lb., 15c per pound;
14-16 lb., 14 4c; 18-20 lb., 14c.
-BACON Breakfast, 15&22C per pound;
picnics, 10c; cottage roll, tic.
DRY SALT AND SMOKED Regular
short clears, smoked, llc per pound ; un
smoked. IOc; ucsalted bellies. 10-13 lbs.,
smoked. 10 13c; 10-13 lbs., unemoked, 13c;
clear bellies, unsmoked, 13c; smoked, 14c;
shoulders. 11c; pig tongues, $19.50.
I.1RD W nit li raf His, tLe ir naitnit;
s. 12c; 50s. tins. I2c; S. rendered, XOs,
llc; 6, 11 fee; compound, lus,. ttc
Batter, Egr and Poultry.
BUTTER Extras. 24c per pound; fancy,
23c ; choice, 2Uc; etore. Ida.
EOOS Loss and commission, off. 10c per
CHEESE Fancy cream twins, 14 Ho per
pound;' full cream triplets. 15c; full cream
Young Americas, 15 c; cream brick, 20c;
Swiss Mk., 20c; Umburger. 22 iic-
POULTRY Mixed chickens, 13 14c lb.;
fancy hens. r4s&15c; roosters, old, 9c; fry
ers, dog-, $4; broilers, doz.. $4 305; dressed
poultry, per lb., lo higher; ducks, 16017c;
geese. S f 9c ; turkeys. alive, 17 Q ISc ;
drwssed, 19 & 20c.
Fruits and Produce.
FRESH FRUITS Grapefruit. $27t9
1.25; . tangerines. $1.50 per . fcpx; bananas.
5 4c per pound; crated, 6c; cherries, $1
l.."0 per box; strawberries. California, $1.25,
fel.7& per dale, Oteous, $2.0v4-4rf CAe.
VEGETABLES Peas, 4 5c per pound:
asparagus. $1.23 1.30 per box: head let
tuce, 34&40c per dozen; peas, 6 3c; rhu
barb. 2fl)3c; eggplant. Eastern. 1320c;
Coachella. 15c; California onions, $2.75 per
erate; hothouse lettuce, $1 per box; Summer
DRIED FRUITS Apples. 10c per pound,
peaches. ll12c: prunes. Italian, Ge6Vo.
prune. French. 35c; currants, unwashed,
eases, He; currant, washed, cases. 10c;
fig- whit, fancy. 60 -pound box. 6a.
EGOS Oregon ranch, candled. 19c per
dozen; uncandled. 17 per dozen.
POULTRY Fancy hens. 14 13c; mixed.
13H6HC; roosters. 910c; fryers. 2526c;
broilers. 21 23c; ducks, 1718c; geese,
9c; turkeys, alive. 14 15c; dressed, 1791m
Groceries, Nuts, Etc
COFFEE: Mocha, 2428c; Java, ordinary
17$20c; Costa Rica, fancy, IS 6 20c; good
16i&18c; ordinary, 12ltic per pound; Ar
buckle, $16.50; Lion. $15.88.
RICE Southern Japan. 5c; head,
7c; Imperial Japan. ttVtc.
SALMON Columbia River, 1-pound tails,
$2 per dozen; 2-pound tails, $2.95; 1-pound
Ct, $2.10; Alaska pink, 1-pound talis, 95c;
red, 1-pound tails, $1.45; sockayes. 1-pound
SUGAR Granulated, $6.45; extra, C. $5.95;
golden C, $5.85; fruit and berry sugar,
$45.45; plain bag. $6.35; beet granulated,
$t.25; cube (barrels), $6.85; powdered (bar
rels), $0.70. Terms: On remittances within
15- days deduct c per pound; if later than
15 days, and within 30 days, deduct He per
pound. Maple sugar 15 Ct ISc per pound.
NUTS Walnuts, lti&lSc per pound by
sack; Brazil nuts, 16c; filberts, 16c; pecans,
ltio; almonds, 16 a 18c; chestnuts, Ohio,
25c; peanuts, raw, Q&Sc per pound;
roasted, 10c; pinenuts, lu12c; hickory
nuts, 10c; cocoanuts, uoc per dozen.
SALT Granulated, $1S per ton; $2.25 per
oaie; nan grouna. iwi, 91 per- ton; 60s.
ii. ou per ion.
BEANS Small white. 4.75c: larre white.
4.75c; pink. 3.85c; bayou, 8-85c; Lima. 6c;
an ex 1 can i su, 4 Tz c.
HONEY Fancy, $3.503.75 per box.
CEREAL FOODS Rolled oats, cream, 90-
pound sacks, per barrel, $7; lower grades,
$5.50 0 6.50; oatmeal, steel-cut. 45-uound
sacks, $8 per barrel; 9-lb. sacks, $4.25 per
bale; spilt peas, per iou pounds, $4.25w4.80;
pearl barley. $4.50 5 per 100 lbs: pastry
flour, 10-pound sacks, $2.75 per bale; naked
wneai, 92.70 per case.
Hop. Wool, Hide, Eta.
HOPS 1907, prime and . choice, 56c
per pounu; uiu, j. y u c per pouna.
WOObKdslera uicguu, average best. 11
15c per pound, according to shrinkage;
v aiiey, iuq j. n
Mo H Alii Choice, 18l8ftc per pound.
CASCARA BARK l4c per pound,
" HILfEb Ury, UtfUnv; dry call. Ko. L
under 5 lbs., 14vl6c; culls, 2c per lb. less:
aUed hides, 5c; salted call. 9c; greea
(unsaitea. ic per id. jess; culls, lc per
lb. less ; sheep skins, shearlings, ..No. 1
butchers' stock, each, 2b 4011 short wool.
No. 1 butchers stock, each. &0&6Oc: me
dium wool. No. 1 butchers' stock, each, 75a
$1.0O; long wool. No. 1 butchers stock,
each, $1.25 1.60; ho raw hides, salted, each,
according to size, $2.002.50; dry, accord
ing to size, each, $1.001.50; cult's hides,
each, 25 ff 50c ; goat skins, common, each,
15 & 25c; Angoras, with wool on, each, ttoc Q
FURS For No. 1 skins : Bear skins, as
to Ue, No. 1, each, $5.00010.00; cubs,
each, $1Q3; badger, prime, each. 25 & 50c;
cat, wild, with head perfect. SO 50c; bouse,
6 a 20c; fox, common gray. large pi ime,
each. 40 50c red. each, 35; cross, each,
$513 ; silver and blacst. each. $ 100 1)
300; fishers, each, $5 8; lynx. each. $4,509
6.00; mink, strictly No. 1, each, according
to size, $13; marten, dark northern, ac
cording to size and color, each, $10015;
marten, pale, according to size and color,
each, $2.504; muskrat. large, each, 129
15c; skunk, each, 30Q40ci civet or polecat,
each, 515c; otter, for large, prime skin,
each, $6 10; panther, with head and claws
perfect, each, $293 raccoon, for prime
large, each. 5075c; wolf, mountain, with
head perfect, each, $3.3095.00; prairie
(coyote), 60c $1.00; wolverine, each, $69
Coal Ofl and Gasoline.
REFINED OILS Water white. Iron bar
rels, 10 c; wood barrels, 14 He. Pearl oiL
cases, 18c; head light, Iron barrels, 12Hc;
cases, 19 c ; wood barrels, 16 e. Eocene,
cases, 21 c. Special W. W., Iron barrels,
14c ; wood barrels, 18c Elaine, cases, 28c
Extra star, cases, 21c
GASOLINE V. M. and P. naphtha, iron
ba rrels, 1 2 c ; cases. 3 9 hi c. Red Cro wn
gasoline. Iron barrels. 16 c; caies, 22 c;
motor gasoline, iron barrels. 15c; cases,
22c; 86 gasoline, iron barrels, 30c; cases,
87 c; No. 1 engine distillate, iron barrels,
9c; cases, 16c
Fresh Fish and Shell Fish.
FRESH FISH Halibut, c per. pound;
blffck cod, 8c; black bass, 20c; striped bass,
l.'tc; herrings, 5c; flounders. 6c; cattish,
lie; shrimp. lOc; perch, 7c; sturgeon, 12c;
sea trout, 15c; torn cod, lOc; salmon,
CLAMS Little neck, $2.50 per box; razor
clams, $2 per box.
OYSTERS Shoalwater Bay, . per gallon,
$2.25; per stack, $4.50; Toke Point, $1.60 per
10O; Olympia ( 120 pounds), $6; Olympia,
per gallon, $2.25.
PORTLAND LIVESTOCK MARKET.
Prices) Quoted Locally on Cattle, Sheep and
An easier feeling was reported In the hog
market yesterday, owing partly to the fact
that a large proportion of the offerings
were not fit for slaughtering. Cattle and
hogs continued in strong 0mand and cows
were quoted a shade higher, sheep were
very weak and mixed lots declined 25 cents.
Lamb prices were also shaded. Receipts
were 40 cattle, 7O0 Bheep and 150 lambs.
The following quotations were current on
livestock In the local market yesterday:
Cattle Best steers, $5; medium, $4.50 9
4.75; common, $3.50 94 ; cows. best. $4fiK
4.2.; common, $3.5093.75; calves. $4,509
Sheep Best sheared wethers. $4.50 9 4.75;
mixed. $4.2594.50; Spring lambs, $5.50.
. Hogs Best. $6 96.25; mediums, $5-759
6; feeders, $5.25 9 5.50-
Kastern Livestock Price.
CHICAGO, May 16. Cattle Receipts, about
300; market, steady. Beeves, $4.7?V&7.25; Tex
ans, $4.65&7.45 ; Westerns, $5.40ft 6; stockers
and feeders, $30t&5.55; cows and heifers,
$2.400.40; calves. $4.75'&5.25.
Hogs Receipts, about 10,000;, .market.
steady. Light. $5.155.42H; mixed. $5,159
6.45; heavy. $5.1Ufc5.42; rough, $5.1065.25;
pigs. $4.35f5.15; good to choice heavy, $5.25
95 4214.; bulk of sales, $5.355.40.
Sheep Receipts, about 20OO; market,
erteady. Natives, $4&1; Wefrterns. $4(&6;
yearling, $(to0.65; lambs, $5.257.50;. West
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 16. Cattle
Receipts. 1600, including 200 Southerns; mar
Hogs Receipts. 5000;. market, weak. Bulk
of sales. $5.20(fi.35; heavy, $5.30(55.40; pack
ers and butchers. $5.2095.35; light, $5,109
$5. SO; pigs. $3.7594.25.
Sheep Receipts, 1500; market. steady.
Muttona, $4.755.50; lambs. $697.10; range
wethers, $4.505.4O; fed ewes, $4.2595.23.
OMAHA, May 18. Cattle Receipts, 2O0;
1 HoRsv-Raceipts, 4300; market, shade higher,
heavy, $5,2545.30; mixed, $22.214.171.124; light,
$5.17V-95.22t; pigs, $4.25&5; bulk of sales.
Sheep Receipts, 900; market, steady. Teai
lings,, $5.5090.10; wethers, $5.25&-6; ewes,
$4.5095.50; lambs. $6.&O97.40.
Coffee and Sugar.
NEW YORK, May 16. Coffee futures
closed easy at a net decline of 5910 points.
Sales. 8S50 bags, including May, .6.15c; JIy.
6. 1 5c ; September, 6. 10 9 6. 15c ; December,
6.1096.15c. Spot,' quiet. No. 7 Rio. 6c;
No. 4 Santos, 8 '4c. Mild coffee, dull; Cor
Sugar Raw. steady; fair refining, 3.S6c;
centrifugal, .06 test, 4.36c; molasses sugar,
3 61c; refined, steady. No. 6, 5.10c; No. 7,
505c; No. 8. 5c; No. 9. 4.95c; No. 10. 4.85c;
No. 11. 4.SOc; No. 12, 4.75c; No. 13. 4.70c;
No. 14. 4.75c; confectioners A. 5.30c; mould
A, 5.5c; cut loaf, .30c; crushed, 6.20c;
powdered, 0.60c; granulated, 5.50c; cubes,
Bankruptcy Law Xot for Brokers.
CINCINNATI, May 16. The Federal
bankruptcy law does not apply to broker
age business, according to a ruling by
I'nited" States Judge - Thompson in the
suit to throw the George H. Stapley Com
pany into bankmptpy, which was pre
sented to him today.
New Tork Cotton Market.
NEW TORK. May 16. Cotton Future
cltfred very steadily. Closing bids: May.
.tTc; June. .(Wc; July, 9.09c; August,
.4tfc: September. 9.36c;-October. 9.3.c: No
vember. 9.2ic; December. 9.2-c; January
and February. 9.26c: March, 9-2c
More Geld for Europe.
NEW TORK, May 1. The National City
Bank engaged S2. 000. 000 gold, and the
RuBSO-Chineae Bank $350,000 for export for
Europe today, making the total engage
ments for export on the present movement
NEW YORK. May 16. There was no
change in the metal markets ip the ab
seage -oX ndoa ..cables.
PUSHING UP STOCKS
Campaign for Higher Prices Is
MARKET A BROAD ONE
Union Pacific Ieads in the Advance,
Stimulated by the Hopeful Ctter
erances of Harriman, Regard
ing the Business Prospects. '
NEW YORK, May 16. Operations to
advance prices of stocks or. to protect the
prices against . operations calculated to
depress them were aggressively renamed
today, and as the result the average price
level touched the highest thus far reached
on the movement. The movement was
broad and animated, and the general
strength of tone was not materially at
fected by the large realizing of profits
which was accomplished 'by shifting the
buying from one to another quarter of the
list for sustaining effect,
The strongest and most active stock was
Union Pacific, and the demonstrative rise
in this stock was the immediate outcome
of published utterances by the head of
the system containing very positive
opinions on the prosperous outlook for
business. The chairman of th Great
Northern Board was credited also with
cheerful expressions, regarding more espe
ciallv the croo prospects.
These publications were the fomenting
cause of the renewed outburst of specula
tive activity in the markdt and of buoyant
advances in prices in many quarters of
There was no news of specific develop
ments bearing on the market. Additional
engagements of gold for shipment to
Berlin next week 'were accepted wnn
equanimity, in view of the unaffected
ease maintained in our own money
market. Additions to the new financing
effected are announced from day to day,
evidencing the working out of the
problems left over from the sudden pros
tration of credit which overcame the
country last Fall.
The bank statement showed the growing
effect of financing of various sorts In an
expansion in the loan item, which while
moderate in the average showing, carried
the total of that item to a figure greater
than has ever before been reached in the
history of the clearing-house. The propor
tion of the cash reserve stands, however,
at about 30 per cent and the percentage of
legal reserve held by all the institutions
reporting is now 32.30 per cent.
Bonds were firm and active.. Total sales,
par value $3,210,000.
CIJ36ING STOCK QUOTATIONS.
Sales. High. Low. Bid.
Adams' Express 10
Amal Copper 29.2IO 6896 (57 i est
Am Car & Foun. 80O 38 37 Sl
do preferred ..tt 903
Am Cotton Oil .. 100 30 30 30
do preferred ......... 90
Am Express',.......... ..... ..... 2o5
Am Hd & L.t pf 19
American Ice .... 2,900 ' 28 2754 27
Am Unseed Oil........ H
do preferred 24
Am Locomotive.. 900 M 60 . 504
do preferred " 102
Am Smelt & Ref. 10.2OO 77 77 77
do preferred ... 3'K 0:Si !ia"4 MVt
Am Sugar Ref.. 2,900 131V 13(1 131
Am Tobacco ctfs. 1(10 2t4 2y. 92
Anaconda Mln Co 4.900 45 46 454
Atchuson 10,100 84 83(4 8.!
do preferred 92
Atl Coart Line.. 600 tr !. 92
Bait & Ohio...... -7,100 -92 9-
do preferred 87
BroOk Rap Tran. 7.40O !2tfc 0O 51
Canadian Pacific 2.2UO 159 150 irrt
Central of N J IU
Che. & Ohio 14.300 43', 44 44
Chicago Gt West 4.3C0 0 e
Chicago i- N W.. 6.000 15514. 1M 153
C. M St Paul.. 27,600 "1361s 134 1:
Chi Term & Tran 10
do preferred . . 25
ft C, C St L... 10O 59 09 60
Colo. Fuel & Iron 2.8O0 2S 2 2M'i
Colo & Southern.. 2,2K 32 .H2 32
do 1st preferred-. 200 59 59i 50
do 2d preferred 50
Consolidated Gas.. 3O0 122 121 121
Corn ProduoW ...j K 17 17 17
do preferred ... 2ik 72 72. . 72 .
Del & Hudson 5nO 104 1G3 164
Del, Lack ft West . . 1 . . . 040
D & R Grande.... 600 . 2(1 20 2(i
do preferred ... UO 04 4 ' 64
Distillers' Securl -.3.300 36 -36 35
Erie 1.4C0 21 ' 2 2(1
do 1st preferred. 1.5O0 3 38. .
do 24 preferred, l.ooo 27 25 27
General Electric. lm 139 137 IKK
Illinois Central .. 5.40O 141 138 140
Int Paper 2.510 11 10 11
do preferred 500 59 5 59 .
Int Pump 2oo 2.1 23 23
do preferred ... 2"0 73 72 72
Iowa Central. .:. !. ' 17 1 - 17
do preferred ..: 6c0 35 34 85
K C Southern .. 7c0 25 . 25 . . 24
do preferred ... , 2oO. 5 69 . 50
Louis & Nashville 4.200 111 109 110
Mexican Central 16
Minn A- fit Louis 30
M. St P & S S M. 2.500 115 113 114
do preferred 34
Missouri Pacific.. 8.100 52 51 51
Mo, Kan ft Texas 1.400. 29 28 2S
do preferred 61
National Lead ... 900 64 64 63
Mex Nat R R pf 4ft
N T Central 2.3C0 11 luC 108
N T. Ont ft West 1.5 42 41 41
Norfolk & West.. 1.000 . 72 72 72
At nref erred ... ...... ..... ..... 80
North American.. 200 62 2 61
Pacific Mall 3.400 31, :n's .v;
Pennsylvania 22.(K) 122 121 121
People's Gas 30O 92 92 92
P, C C ft ?t L 70
Pressed Steel ,Car 300 29 29 29
do preferred 88
Pullman Pal Car. 100 158 158 158
Reading 106.800 11R 117 117
do 1st preferred. 40O 86 85 86
do 2d preferred. I.80O 85 t 84 85
Republic Steel ... 1!X 2n 111 19
do preferred ... 1.9O0 71 70 71
Rock Island Co.. 1.100 18 18 18
do preferred ... 3.2oO 39 SS 38
St L & S F 2 pf. 100 33 33 32
St L Southwestern 16
do Dreferred 39
Southern Pacific.. 22,100 87 87 87
do preferred ... 200 120 12(1 119
Southern Railway. 2oo 18 17 17
do nref erred ... "o (li 4-H 4t) '4
Texas ft Pacific.. 1.6"0 21 2.1 23
Tol. St L & west 1"" 2i-v4 at
rtn preferred ... 3O0 4514 45 4SU
fnion Pacific ... 91.700 147 145 14
do preferred ... oo &a 83 8;
TJ fl Express ' 85
TT S Realty 100 40 44
TJ S Rubber . 1 28 25 25
do preferred i.o. - hi hi
preferred i.o-o t hi hi
Steel 8l.T 38 38 3S
preferred ... 4.K K'2 102 10214
aro Chemical 6oO 25 25 25
U S Steei
do referred ... W'O K'4 WW 90
Wabash . 00 13 12 12
do preferred ... !." 2'4 2414' 24 Vi
Wel!-Frs-o Ex 3t
Westinghouw Eliec 3.000 56 52 52
T eptern Union iw ei oo oi
Wheel ft L Erie 8
Wisconsin Central 100 18 18 17
do. preferred 39 '4
Northern Pacific. 17.100 138 137 137
Central Leather .. !." zi -zi
do preferred I'.'o u?. i-(i wzVa
Gt Northern pr... zo.i"o i-ti's i. . i:i"4
Inter Met 3.000 12 11 11
do preferred ... l.i"" .ii 3" 31
ftah Copper .... 1.200 31 30 30
Total sales for the day, 677,900 shares.
TJ. S. ref. 2s reg-lOOtN-Y C G 3s... 90
do coupon. ... ivi-i .-onn facinc ab. jiu
TJ. S. 3 reg....H0 North Pacific 4s. 101
do coupon loo:south Pacific 4s. 87
TJ. S. new 4s reg.120 X'nion Pacific 4s. lOl
do cannon....!-; wiseon uent 4s. 8.1
Atchison adj. 4s 88 Japanese 4s 78
D ft R G 4s 94 I
Stocks at London.
LONDON, May 16.Consols for money.
80 ; do for account, .86 7-1(5.
Anaconda ... 9.25 X. Y. Central . 10S.75
Atchison 85 50
NorllK ft Wes 73.00
do pref . . . . 83.O0
Ont & West.. 42.75
Rand Mines. . 5.75
Readme .... 60.00
do oref 95. oo
Bait ft Ohio. 93. SO
Can pacific. .163.25
Chee ft Ohio. 46.50
Chi Grt West 0 50
C. M. & S. P. 137. 75
Southern Ry. . IS.37
j do pref . , 47.50
South Pacific. 89. 12
De Beers.... 10.25
D ft R G. .
Erie. . . .. . .
An np.f fi? no
ao 1st pt
do 2d of
39.00 "!tT. S. Steel... 39.62
2SC0 ' do pref 105.00
Grand Trunk 17.37 ! Wabash,
111 Central. .141.00 I do pref 25 00
L. ft N. ..V. 111.50 . 'Spanish 4s... 92.75
Mo. K. ft T. . 29.75 lAml Copper. 69.87
Money, Exehangv, We.
NEW YORK.' May Id. Money on call,
easy; time loans, nominal, dull and steady;
00 days. 2 ( 2 per cent: 90 days, 3 per
cent: six months. 3 3 percent.
Prime mercantile paper. 3 4 per cent.
Sterling exchange, fairly steady. with
actual business In bankers' bills at $4.S705r
4.8710 for demand, and at 14.8503 9 4.8515
for 60-day bills. Commercial bills, S4.64
Bar silver. 52c.
Mexican dollars, 47o.
Bonds, Governments, steady; railroads,
LONDON, May 16. Bar silver, quiet,
24 d per ounce.
Money, 1 per cent.
-The rate of discount in the open market
tor short bills Is S per cent; tor three
months bills, 2 per cent.
SAN . FRANCISCO. May 16. Silver bars,
Mexican dollars, nominal.
Drafts, sight. 5c; telegraph, Tc.
Sterling, 60 days, $4.85; sight, 44.87.
Daily Treasury Statement.
WASHINGTON, May 16. Todays state
ment of the Treasury shows:
Available cash balance $243,128,152
Gold coin- and bullion 18,148,133
Gold certificates 24,093,700
SMALL DECREASE SHOWN
EFFECT OF 30LD EXPORTS AND
New York 'Banks' Surplus Reduced
for First Time, Except One
Week, Since Panic.
New York, May 16. The Financier
- For the first time since the panic last
Fall, with the exception of one week.
the Associated Banks of New York re
ported for the six days ending: May 16,
a slight decrease in their surplus re
serves. The statement of actual condi
tion made on Saturday shows a loss of
91,024,600 in holding's of specie and
But when this fact is taken into con
sideration that a small decrease was re
ported on the face of export movement
of gold amounting to $6,750,000 and the
payment by the banks Into the treas
ury through the withdrawal of public
deposits of an amount approximating
$5,500,000, it will be seen that the clearing-house
institutions almost made up
the loss through the excess of receipt
from the Interior and current opera
tions with the Treasury. "
As a result of the week's changes, a
decrease of $3,111,500 was reported in
surplus reserves, which, taking the
statement of actual conditions as being
nearer correct, makes the present sur
plus reserve of the New York Clear-ing-House
The statement of averages of the
clearing-house banks for the week
shows that the banks hold $64,607,250
more than the .requirements of the 25
per cent reserve rule. This is an in
crease of $723,775 in the proportionate
cash reserve as compared with pre
vious account. The statement follows:
Loans $1.2ni,120,(00 4.777,aX
Deixreitfl 1,276.220,600 6,Ci9,7iK)
Circulation f.7,2lH.200 l.fl.4K
Legal tenders KJMlM.UtK) 1,521,700
Specie 8i:t,ilS0,5tK) 4f7rt,0H
Reserve 3;:i, t2, 400 2.1H7.700
Reserve required .... 31,O.V.irH 1,47:1,025
Surplus tU,07.2rK) 72;j,75
Ex-U. S. deposits .... 72,331,850 1,143,125
The percentage of actual reserve n
the clearing-house banks at the close
of business yesterday was 29.88. The
statement of banks and trust companies
of Greater New York not members of
the Clearing-House, shows that these
institutions have aggregate deposits of
$897,160,300, total cash on hand $61,
061,400, and loans amounting to $861,
556,200.. The loans, specie holdings and
deposits of the clearing-house banks
were new high records.
QUOTATIONS AT SAN FRANCISCO,
Price paid for Produce In the Bay City
SAN FRANCISCO, May 16. The follow
ing; prices were quoted in tha produce mar
Vegetables Garlic, 18 20c; green peas,
$12; string- beans, 7&9c; asparagus,
ZfylViC; tomatoes, $1.50&2; eggplant, 12
Butter Fancy creamery, 23c; creamery
seconds, 22 fancy dairy, 22c.
Cheese New, llH12c; Young-'America,
Eggs Store, 20c; fancy ranch, 21 c.
Poultry Roosters, old. $3.50&4.5O; roost
ers, young, $7.5010; broilers, small, $2
2.00; broilers, large, $3g4; fryers, $7(8;
hens, $4 7.50; ducks, old, $4i5; young.
Mlllstuffs Bran, $.32 33; middlings, $33
Wool Spring, Humboldt and Meadoclno.
20c; Monntaln, 48c; South Plains and San
Hops New and old crops, lV67c; con
tra ets, 9Si 12c.
Hay Wheat, $1620; wheat and oats,
$1619; alfalfa. $0&14; stock, $S10; straw,
per bale, 655M)c.
Fruits Apples, choice, 1 .73 ; common,
60c; bananas, $1 3.50: Mexican limes,
$.-a5.a0; California lemons, choice, $2.."rt;
common, 75c; oranges, navels, $2& 2.70;
Potatoes Sweets, $2.50 3; Oregon Bur
Receipts Flour, 5720 quarter sacks ;
wheat, ,15 centals; barley, S-'itVo centals; oats,
415 centals; beans, 500 sacks; corn, 250
centals; potatoes, 1500saeks; middlings, 1(H)
sacks; hay, C03 tons; wool, bales; hides,
Eatem Minim? Stocks.
BOSTON, May 10. Closing quotations:
Adventure ..$ 200
'United Copper 7.75
Bingham ... 50
Cal & Hecla.670.
c. h. Mining. . :w.2. .
00 IT. S. Oil 22.25
Daly West. . .
Isle Royale. .
Mont. C &
,50 It'tah 42.75
50 (Victoria 4.75
,75 Victoria 4.75
.124 'Wolverine . . .1.(7.00
12'North Butte.. 64.75
00 fButte Coal... 74.50
25 (Nevada 13. 00
.00 TCal & Ariz. . .110.50
00 lAriz Com.... 10.(12 H
50 iGreene Cananea .37
NEW TORK, May 16. Closing quotations:
Adams Con 5
Brunswick Con. 8
Comstock Tun.. 37
C. C. & Va 34
Horn Silver 75
Tron Silver 100
Leadville Con. . 5
jSierra Nevada. . 35
Fmall Hopes.... 18
Dried Fruit at New York.
NEW TORK. May 16.--The market for
evaporated apples continues qutet, with
fancy quoted at lO&llfec: choice, 8(Ji)
9J2c: prime, 634&7c; common to fair.
Advices from the coast Indicate a very
short prune crop, but spot quotations are
Apricots are unchanged.
Peaches continue unsettled, with choice
quoted at 9c; extra choice, 9c; fancy,
10&104c; extra fancy, llllfec.
Raisins are dull, with loose muscatel
quoted at 5 6 c ; seeded raisins, 5 8c ;
London layers, S1.25&1.3S.
Dairy Produce in the East. -
CHICAGO, May 16. On me produce ex
change today the butter market was easy.
Creameries. 1621c; dairies, i5lo.
Eggs Steady ; at mark, cases included,
14414c; firsts, loic; prime firsts,
Cheese Steady, 1012He.
NEW YORK. May 1.- Butter, steady at a
decline; creamery special. 22c; extras, 21 Vic;
Western factory firsts, 17c.
Cheese Firm, unchanged.
Eggs Steady: state, Pennsylvania -and
nearby fancy selected, 20W$2lc; prime to
choice, 19 620c
ESTABLISHED ltis T ' , : ; ; , i i
STOCKS BONDS - - GRAIN
B ht w4 aoM far a and margin. -
Private Wires ROOHIS 201 10 204,
TVe own and offer, in amounts to suit, the
following high-grade bonds:
Oregon Vater Powpr & Railway Co. 6s
Portland City X Oregon Railway Co. 6s
Portland Railway Company
First and Refunding Ss
Portland General Electric Company
First Mortgage 5s
All of the amove-mentioned bonds afford a
very safe and profitable investment and
have a well-established market value under
any circumstances. We also own ' a well
selected list of Oregon and "Washington
school district and various city bonds, and
will be pleased to furnish prices and full
information regarding same upon request.
- Chamber of Commerce.
Free Movement Depresses
Prices at Chicago.
CLOSE AT A DECLINE
, . ,
Favorable Weather Reported for the
Growing Crop Insect Damage
Stories Have ?o Effect
on the Market.
CHICAGO, May 16. The wheat market
opened easy today because of lower
prices abroad and favorable weather for
the growlntr crop In this country. Local
receipts were fairly heavy and state
ments from Kansas and other points in
the Southwest were to the effect that
heavier shipments might be looked for
next week. There were some reports of
damage by insects, but these were out
weighed by the reports of large receipts.
The close was weak. July opened c to
o lower at 89c to 89e, sold between
88c and 8948c and closed at 88
89c. . .
Corn was weak early In the day. July
closed at 66c.
Trade in oats was light and unimpor
tant. July closed at 47c ,
The provision market was dull, but
closed a shade firmer than yesterday.
July pork closed 2c higher; lard was
unchanged and ribs were 2c higher.
leading- futures ranfed as follows:
. - WHEAT.
Open. High. Low. Clone.
Hay .W4 1. .! 1M
July -HU . .9
September ... .8u& .Soft ' .
May 744 -T4 .74 .74
July ry. -8 .."!4 .,
September ... .63 .02
May, old 54 .MVi .B4 .54
May. new ... .K1V4 -Mia .5.SV4 -MM
July, old 4 .47 .47
July, new ... .45V. -45 .451 .45
September ... .S7!4 -3714 .87',, .3iV4
July 13.40 1342 33.35 13.42
September ...13.65 13.67 13.60 13.67 Vi
July 8.41) 8.40 8.37 8.40
September ... 8 55 8.57 8.55 S.5.
July 7.25 . 7.27 7 22 J.27
September ... 7.47 7.50 7.4 7.50
Cash quotations were as follows:
Flour Steady. Spring patents, $5.305.70;
straights, $41094. 85; Winter Tiatents, 4.40
4.90; straights. t4.10&4.70; bakers, t3.1x
Wheat No. 3, 82c(g .108; No. 2 red, 99c
Corn No. 2. 74c; No. 2 yellow, 74475c.
Oats No. 2, 64c; No. 3 white, 61S54c.
Barley Fair to choice malting. 67"&74c.
Flax seed No. 1 Northwestern. $1.24.
Short ribs Sides, (loose) 6. 757.12.
Pork Mess, per bbl., 13.2513.37.
Lard Per 100 lbs., $8.32.
Sides Short, clear, (boxed) 7-377.62.
Whlsby Basis of high wines, 11.35.
v Receipta Shipments.
Flour, bbls. .j Jo.'SW I-
Wheat, bu 13.(W0
Cm bu 199, 4(H) Ml. WW
Kv. bu 2.0
Grain and Produce t New York.
NEW YORK, May . 16. Flour Receipts.
19 700; exports. 17,700; steady., but dull.
natents. ; 3.St 5.60: Winter
straights, 4.30a.4.0U-, , Minnesota bakers-,
f4 2O&4.60; Winter extras. S3..10&4.10;
Winter patents, X4.50&4.80; -Winter low
Wheat Receipts. 123.300; exports. 133.
200; spot No. 2. 1.05, nominal elevator; No.
2 red, $1.08 nominal f. o. b. afloat; No. t
Northern Duluth. $1.13 f. o. b. afloat: No
2 hard Winter, $1.13 f. o. b. afloat. With
the exception of May. which was higher on
manipulation, wheat was generally about
ati. inwsr todav on beafVh crop news, weak
cables and liquidation. May. $1.03 ft 1.07(4 ;
closed. $1.06; July closed sc; September,
9374 6'94 l-l'6c. closed 937ic.
Hc.ps steady, racrac losh rjui,. Di$oc;
Hides Firm. Bogota. 1714c; Central
Wool Qutetr aomestic neece. zu?32c.
Petroleum Stesdy: refined, . New York,
$$.75: Phlladell.'hia and Baltimore, 8.70; do
ifl bulk. $4.95.
European Grain Markets.
LONDON. . May 16. Cargoes dull and
EASY TONE IN WHEA
HOME TELEPHONE BONDS
WITH OR WITHOUT STOCK
Must Get the Money
Don't answer unless ' you
mean business. SI 9ol, Ore
gonian. . ' ...
lower; buyers withdrawn. Walla Walla
prompt snipmnl. (ja lower at 37s; Call-
. fornia. prompt shipment, cd lower at 37s w."
LIVERPOOL. May IB. Wheat Mv. 7
4Sid; July, 7s 6d ; September, 7s 2d.
English country markets Arm; French
country markets steady.
Australia shipments,- 112,000 bushels. Last
week. 256,000 bushels. . . ,
Grain st Ban Frawfseo.
cnAnwow, Ay. v neat nrrah
Wheat Shipping, $1.671.70; milling,
Barley Feed, $L451.S0; brewing, nom
inal. Oats Red, nominal; white, S1.52a
1.62; gray, $1.631.6S- .
Wheat lecember. Stdt't " i
Barley December. $l.:t3Si 1.33i. '
Corn Large, yellow, $1.73 1.80. C
Northwestern Wheat Markets. p
smfl6Arui,in, May id. wneat May,'.
SI . T..1., tl tWH . c nn . i k, . .. -
v.., wu.j, vi.v.rm, ocificmvei, wvjsc; iso.
2 hard. gl.OKU thj 1 .ORt - Mr, 1 1Mnrtt.B-n .-
$1.0001.00: N'n. '2. Korrnern 11 DJUni
1.04; No. 8 Northern, 97c$'l.0o?.
D1ILUTH, May 10. Close Wheat, Ho. I
Northern. $1.0.-.!4: No. 2. $l.Cr : Mav
11 nm .Tiiiv ci itiu- c.aMwu- mia
Wool at St. Louis.
ST. LOCIS. May 38. Worn Quiet; terrl-
J ,,,L..,uiiis, ItlfVAir, J1I1V
medium, irt-frlltf; fine. 1114.
PORTLAND RY., UGBT 1'OWKK CO.
Ticket Ofrlce and Waiting-Boom,
tint and Alder faUeets . .
FOR . .
Orejron City t, 8:30 A. M., and sverr
SO minutes to and including 9 P. M
then 10. 11 P. M.; last car 12 midnight.
Gresham, Boring, ltagle Creek, su
emda. Caxadero, r'airriew and Trout
dale 7:16, .16. 11:16 A. M a. 15. S:4,
:16. 7:25 P. M.
Ticket office and waiting-room Second
and Washington streets.
A. M. 0:15', 6:50. 7:25, 8:00, 8:35.
:10. 9:50. 10:30. 11:10. 11:50.
P. M 12:30. 1:10. 1:50. 2:30, 8:10.
:50. 4:30, 6:10. 5:50, 6:30. 7:05. 7:40.
8:15, 9:25, 10:35t 11:451. -
On Third Monday In Every Month
the Last Car Leaves at 7:05 p. M. -
Daily except Sunday. tDally sxcept
SAN FRANCISCO A l'ORTI.AVIl K B rn
Only Direct Steamers and Daylight Sailings.'
From Ainsworth Dock. Portland, fi A. M.
S. S. Rose City, May 23, June 6, 20, etc.
S. H. Stat of California Muy 30. June 13, 27.-
From Spear St., San Francisco. 11AM
8. S. State ol California, May 23, J una
8. 8. Kw City May 30, June 13, '27, etc'
J. W. KAJiSO.M. Dock Agent.
Main 2t8 Ainsworth Dock.
. tm . 1.1,1.111.. i i nil i i-1 1 . 1 1 ' a ri
Phones Main 402. A 1402.
STR. CHAS. R. SPENCER
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7 A. M,
Return 0 1. M. ;,
THE DALI KS ' . . v
Tueaday, Thursday and Saturday, 7-A. 9L.
Returns lO P. M.
Landing;, Washington-Street Dock,'
FARE fl.OO. MAI. b19. "'
COOS BAY LINE
Th steamer BREAKWATER leavei Port
lmncl every Hedncluj at 8 If. M. from Oak
ktreet dock, for ortta Bend, Marnblield mad
Coos Bar points. Freight received till 4 .
11. on day of Bailing:. Pauenger fare first
clas. $10. scond-ciaB, $7, lncludlm bertlk
and meals. Inquire city ticket office. Third
and 'Washington streets, or Oak-street- dock.
SEE THE COLUMBIA RIVER
uii:i i i i ii i i rvi u, -
Daily service o The Dalles and.
i ti ir.' ri a tt
return. x noues iuain v-fa xiome