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THE OREGON DAILY JOURNAL, POBTLAtfD, TIICTRSDAY EVEJTTN'G, DECEMBER 17, . lt)03.
TRANSACTIONS IN THE FINANCIAL WORLD
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DROP HALF CENT
- JtrCEIPTS TOO &AXOB TO KEEP
s- MAEEET . CXJSJUTEO TIP AT TOM
' HES LISTS OBOUTO XJH8EES
'llOWEBOAWOfcXS BOWB s TE
CENTS POTATOES WEAXEB. .;
Front Street. Doc. 17.The principal
" items of interest In the local markets
Vlsy were: , '
-, .-. ' Candles are lower
;( around linseed oil lower.
Poultry declines. , .
l'otatocg very weak, .r .
" 't I Poultry Is Sown.
i As has been told in The Journal dur
ing the past few days, there was con
siderable weakness in the poultry ttiar
,ket on account of the larger receipts.
Tortar the receipts became so .large
that the commlBslon men were unable:,
4 to keep the market from being giuiiea
without lowering theprlces, so the fluo
s lations in nearly all lines went down He
" pound. At the new prices the market
shows slightly better feeling and no
' Immediate changes are loosed for. . . :
. Candles Are Cheaper.
The Standard Oil company announces
change in the quotations on thecheap
2L en grades of candles, thejiuotations
being about ldo a box lower. There are
no changes in ofl prices.
" Ground Linseed Lower. , .
. '" According to the Portland linseed oil
Works, the quotations on ground linseed
'oil cake is about 50c a ton lower today,
the new lists taking effect at once. The
ruling prices' are: Car lots. $25; less
than can. lots, 126. Regular linseed Is
' i'V I - '" Potatoes Very Weak.
Nothing but dullness ir-reflected in
the local potato market, neither the re
ceipts" nor the demand today being very
large. In the. local markets there Is
' some call for the better grades, but be
yond this the market Is slumping. -At
; present there Is really no call for sny
' thing but the best grades for shipping.
Farmers generally are holding for high
er prices uncjl, after the first of the
i year, with the expectation of higher
prices. If the receipts become too large
at that time, as the present tendency
shows they will, prices will again touch
the bottom of the ladder. The onion
market la likewise weak, with very little
. local or outside demand.
... Wot Enough TaoL . ,
' Everybody seemed to be calling for
- veal In the meat houses this morning,
and the stocks that arrrvea were quick
ly picked up' at the very top quotations.
The receipts of hogs were quite liberal,
but the ruling demand fa) very strong.
Beef Is. again coming In liberal supply,
with the demand easy; Mutton ls'un-
s Za tli Prodnoe Kukri. .
The California steamer unloaded a
large cargo '"of - fresh vegetables , this
morning and everybody -was busy. Sev
eral cars of oranges arrived and found
.. ready sale." v A large shipment of "holly
from Denver, arrived in during, the early
morning. .' : -
Opinions oa the ICarket. ' '.
Glafke company Lots of holiday bust
yiess. Cheese market is very weak and
is liable to go lower. . V . v
Turner & Co. Poultry and egg mar
kets are unchanged from yesterday in
alt her price or tone. ', : ; . ,' ir '
Bell & Co. Holly from Denver arrived
, Joday " and Is selling at 26c ""twundr
;,'Car of fine Baldwin apples arrived In
'irom the valley yesterday, selling at
j'31.25. - '. - .- .-
Mark Levy & Co. Plenty of fancy or
anges in the market,' California steam
- er arrived and brought large cargo of
vegetables, including artichokes, toma
toes, summer squash and rhubarb. -,.
Chatterton & Co. Potatoes are mov
Ing oft well, . but principal call is for
fancy stocks. : Veal is in demand, hogs
are ready sale. f, :.
Levy & Splegl Car of bananas, car
, of oranges and car of lemons arrived; on
the-street today. , .j.
O. 8. 8mtth company Holiday busi
ness is lively. '
Malarkey & Co. No raxor clams in
f market; silver smelt scarce; receipts Co-
lumbla river salmon very small; no
' change In fish prices.
Davenport-Thompson company - We
think that butter is quite firm at the
t lowered quotations. .-, ,.
Everdlng & Farrell--Chlckena coming
In more lively and are piling upi Wild
r game is again coming in, with the fol
lowing as the average prices: Mal
lards, 13; widgeon. I J; teal. $1.60.
. ix. uryer rarmers are Holding
t.i.U r.ri n 4 ,m ' ma mU 11.1
, n, fuuwi uiMMt wiiumuns are
unchanged.; u ' ...
Toft, Hine & Co. Heavy receipts of
chickens; prices weaker. Hpg receipts
large, with prices the same; small Veal
scarce; Eg g rev e lots -too. lieavy ta Itesn
them moving at the present price.
Today's quotations, as revised, are as
POXTLAH9 WHOLESALE PXZCES.
' Grain, Plonr and TO.
; WHEAT Export quotitlou Hew Walls
ttll. TVj blu'ttpm. 77c; valley. 78e.
BARLEY tVfd. J20.00; rolltd. $21.0002100!
brwlir. I21.00fi22.00. .
OATS 1 whIU. $28.60024.00; tnr,
JU-WQ 23.60 prr ton; White, $21.60; gray,
$l!l.oo per ton, farmera' price.
I LOU R Kaatero Oregon: Pitctiti. I4.1BQ
J 0i atralnhta. 13.60: ullty $3,76(3.S6i gra
, bam . s.l; io, 3.70. "
MILLKTUFI.S Bras, 110.00 per ton mld-
llnt. $24.00; sborta, $1.; ehop, $18.00. -&4,3r"T'nloth
'$! Kaatero Orecon, $19.00
20.00; mud. $14.ii0; cluwr. $18.00; wtwat.
$13.00; choaV $1X00; oat. $13.00. ; .
:i' Blops, Wool and Hldos.
i HOPBSew. 23324c for choice; 15822c for
prim-; poor irradea. loiaioc.
WOOL Vallej. eoaraa to awdlum. 1f 10H
fne, 16'gieuc; Kanlern Oregon, JOOlSej mo-
hlr. nomliml. ffi5;i7c.
SHEEPSKINS Shearing, 10t2Orj short
Wool, 20it:(Oc; medium wooL 302150c: loos
, wool. 6lri!i$1.00 eath. "
TAtLOW-l-rlnja, per lb. 4ffl5e; K. t apd
: SThiw. 2Q2(4e, . ,
HIPE8 nw bldoa. K. 1. 19 lbs tod op,
14c per lb; dry kip, No. 1. 6 Ul5 Iba,
3 2e; dry calf,': No. 1. ooder 6 lbs, !5c( Arf
Mlted, buthv and ataga, 1-8- lea. tbaa dry
. , Bint; anlled bldea. ater.. sound. 60 nounda or
orer, fli7C. m to t)l) jba, 6c: under 60 Iba
and eowa. 6Tfc; atnga and bulla, aonnd. !
..kip. found, IS to SO Iba. 6c: eouDd. 10 to
14 6c; calf, sound, under 10 Iba, Ret green
... unailted), lc per lb leaa: cnlla. le per lb
li-aa; bonte hldea. salted, each. $1.3Sai.7K: t7,
efcb.' 1.00i31.f0: culU" hldea. each. 2500c;
g et" aklua. , common, each. 10Ql&c; ADguea.
. Itb wool oa, eaib. 25c(8$1.00. , , , ?
Butter, Egga and Poultry. r v
. BtTTEft Preamcry, extra fancy, 27Wc;
" eimnsry, ac; etild atnrage, arte; Kaalem.
27 '.j.-; renovated, Zlc dairy, 20e; atom, 1BQ
ITn . ,.- , ............. . ,
ICOtiW Ki'BBh Oreeon. 5cj cold ttnragc,
t"c:- Balrera. SWuZU"; Ktsters, 29tt3ov
' fHKKWB Full crmm. twin. .. M14Hej
lnrnt. ic; bakere, auc: Kaalcrn. 2;J2Ae.
I'Ot 1.1 lt (-hii'keim, mtx4."lnrl1 per lb;
), lt..ft3e pi Hi; rooatera, -Oft Oc per lb)
Irollcra, nWic per lb; frjura. U'.iei2e Hit
il'K'ka. old, 12c T ' lb; youug, IV per
Hi; aeenc. PC pr lb; -turkeja. old, ISftlttc
Ix-r II.; young. l(l'trl7o per Ibi dreaaed, 17(U18
per lb. . . ' ,
Pruits and TeretabUs.
. POTATOhM J&WS.K-; liurera' prleea, for
. al H'l'Ing. :ir7K! ewt; ordinary, 60(g63 sack;
bti.riua. 6iiuo,h;; aweeta, 2 per lb, . .
umo.n ortgon, $l.o0; buiug prleea, f.o.b.,
r.rtlnnrt;".1i?rOc. " '
- r EESU a'KUITS Appi-, Orecon, 40cQ$l. 50
prr box; aranirea, narela. $2.76C'ra.00 per
eedllnga, 2.tK per box: Japaueae. 0oH."c;
bananaa, B'iiSlc er lb; lemnna. choice, $3.00;
fancy, $.1.60ft4.00; limes. Alexlcan. . 05c ' per
lU); . plneapplea, $3.(M; poara, 7oc((i$1.2S (h!V
box; tiallfornla, $1.00; craulwrrlcn, local. $7.00
per ibl; Jerary. $10.4)0: peralmmoiia, Ji.60. .'
VEGETA13LKS Turnips. aarx; carrots,
$1.00; beets. (1.00 par sack; radishes. 12Ht
ira per doa; cabhagn, Oregon. lTitlc; let
tuce, head. ISc per dot; hnt-bcuae- lettuce, per
box. tl.OiiWl.ftO: arecu iwoners. 6c iier lb:
boraeradlab. TSe pcr lb; celery, local, OOe
ooa; tomaroM, gi.23 box; parantpa, si.23; cu
cuuibers, ftoy75c per box; butter beana, 10c
per id; uma oeans, sc; sprouts, oc; rauiiaower.
Oregon, $1.00 per dx; artichokes, 7o&90a, per
' DRIED FRUITS Apples, evaporated, 627e
ier in; apricot a. limine per Id; aacta. e per
b less r reaches. Aft9e nee Ih: nears. RUc nor
in: n runes. Italian. aur4t&e Der m: Krencn.
3V44i,4o per lb; fin. California blacks. 6itta
per lb; do whites. 6ti7c per lb; plums, pitted,
60c; dates, golden, per lb; 6J4o; tarda, per
lo-in nnx. at.ou. , ' '
RAISINS Seeded, fancy 1-lh rartnns. 80 oart-
ages is case. vc pkg: seeded, l.'-os cartons,
7c; loos Muacatels, 60-lb boxes, 7fc8'Ae per
lb: Londos tayera. $1.8A12.00; clusters. $2.60J
11.75; ft. Jtie; 14a, 60c adTance orer pound ear
to o. ' -.
FIGS Ten 1-lb cartons, choice brand. 11.00:
10' 1-lb cartons, fancy brand. 41.10; 10 l ib
brlcka. 2 -crown. 90c: 10 1-lb bricks. 8-crown.
Kc; AO H ll' bricks; per box. $2 2: 4-row lay
era, rSrr 10-lb box, 00c) lone. 60-lb boxes, per
lu, (utyc. caiimTrsna ttix-crown, iu-id car
tons, per box, $2.00; 6-crown. 10-lb'eartoa, per
box. 11.73: 4-erown. 20 V4-lh cartona. ner box.
$1.75. . .
. orooenes, irnts, jsto.
SITGAR "Sack bails" Cuhe. 15.70: now.
dered, $3.66; dry granulated.' $5. Ml; beet branu-
latea. so.iKi; exrra v. sa.oo: golden u, m w;
barrels. 10c! U this. 25c: boxes. 6O0 sdrancs oa
sack bnala. leas 26c per cwt far cash 16 days;
manie. n'jjioc per ID. .
iioinkt MVjClr. - "
COKFKB Green Mocha. SIATA! Jan. faner.
26'32c; Java, good, 20ig2Se; Jsra, ordinary,
ld20c: Ooata Rica, fancy, 0iii2ocl Coats Rica,
good, 161318c; Costa Ulca. ordinary, 10tfl2o per
lb; package coffee. 113.25. ; .
. TEAS Oolong, different grades. SSiQDSe; cna
powder. 2Sia32(ii3c: ISogllsb. break tut differ
ent grades. 12t4U05c; spider leg, oncolored
Japan. S0a5cj green Japan, very scarce, VOQ
flOe. r ,v. .;. . '
SAI.T Fine Bales. 2d. 8s. 4a, 6a. 10s. $2.25;
tn table., dairy, 60a, 40c; lOfia. 7,1c; Imported
.irerpooi. 011a. ciic; luua. lisci nss. ai.ua
Worcester Hl.ls 2s. Us. 15.50: 6s. 15.25: a Us.
$5.00; bulb. o20 Hm. $6.00; sacks. 60a, 66c.
SAtT Coarse, half around. 100s, per ton,
18.26 : 60s. per too. $9.25; Liverpool lamp rock,
$23.00 per ton: 60-lb. rock, $11.60: 100s. $11.00.
wKAIN PAl.S caicutu. S6.7ol0.00 per 100.
niCBItttiwrU! Japan. No. 1. 15.37U: No. A
$5.12H: New Orleans head. $7.75.
COAI, OIL Pearl or Astral Cares. 23e per
cat; water white. Iron bids. 18c; wooden. 1
headlight, rases. 25c: headlight. Iron hbls. 20o.
Ll.NSliEI) OIL Furs raw, in bbla, 43c; caees
48c; genuine kettle boiled, cases. 60c;. bbla,
45c; gronnd cake, ear hits,, $26.00; tear .than
cara, 120. n) per ton v
buaiius iki aeg., cases, , zic; Iron bbll,
16 He. ,. s
GASOLINE 86-degv eases, n2c; Iron bbla,
26c: store, cases, 24 He; Iron Mils, 18c.
TURPENTINE In cases, 800; wood bbla,
76Hc; Iron bbla. 74c: JO-lb.case lota. 79c,
DL11 Vii . II a.l.li. 6 7 A. .i.Ua a An
uuAnKr uuiBit TtaiiLc w p ( sii so nunc, da,i.w
03.60: Dink, S3.40fit3.S0: barou. 3Uc: Limas.
P.UTH peannta, ewc per its for raw, OQIOe
,v . v-, iw-hm, whtoi vr uux. wax
nuts. I4K016O per lb; pin nuts. 1O(0124
per lb; hickory nuts, 10c . per lb: chestnuts,
Kaatern, 15a 10c per lb; Braxll nuts, 16c per
in; niocna, uwioc per in; rancy pecsna, I4aj
13c per lb: almonds. 14c per lb. .
niitai riAiii i-resent nasa at fj.od.
lldl'E Pure llanlla. 13V4c: standard. 1Sr:
wiute lead ooo-m mta, ec; leas lots, 7c
If eats and Provisions.
FRESH MEATS Inspected Beet. ' Brims.
6Hci cows. 6c; Button, dressed, Sii&ftc; fsmbs,
dressed. 8c. -
FRESH VI BATS Front street Reef ateM.
SOSfec; bulls. 8c; cows, 44Hc; pork.
Mock. AU&taUe: nsckers. 6V.e: tn&ttnn.
dressed. 4M4li&c: lamba. dreeasd, fifij&Ucj TeaL
snail, 88Hc; large, 8ft37c.
HAMS. BACON. TC Portland pack (local)
ha ins, 10 to 14 lbs, 144c; 14 to 16 lbs. 1414c;
cottage, 10c, ' picnic. 9 V4c; breakfaat 1 bacon,
joiliuc regular snori cieara, unanroaeo.
ii'c; amosea, livsc; clear nacxa, nnsmoxea,
lOHc: smoked, 11 He; Union betth, 10 to 18 lbs,
unamoked, 8c; amoked. Sc. -
EASTERN PACKED HAMS Under 14 lbs,
15Het ctos IB lbs. 16c; fancy, 16tjlStte; Plc
Blvs, 814c; shoulders, 10QUc; drr-salted
sides, unsmoked. llct break Cast bacon, j6M
tlisc: fancy? 20e.
LOCAL LARD Kettle leaf, 10s, lie; 6s,
1154c; 60-lb tins. lOftc; stesm-rendered, lus,
10c: 6a. 10'4c: 80s. 9V4c: comnound tlercos.
Tc; tuba. Tie. .
EASTEItN LARD Kettle leaf. . 10-Ib tins.
luvic; os, inc; oo-in tins, ioc; ateam-rend-tred,
lua, e; 6s, lOe; 50s, 8)4 e.
Above packiug-boOM prices ar act cash. 18
days. .. : ,.
CANNED SALMON Columbia rtrer. 1-lb tolls,
$1.75; 3-lb tails. $2.40: fancy, Mb flats, $1.00;
H-lb fancy. Bats, $1.15; fsncy, 1-lb oral, 12. oo;
Alaaka UUa, pink, 80c; red, $1.60; 3-lb tolls,
FISH Rock cod, Tc; flounders. Be; halibut,
Te; crabs, $1.60 per doa; rasor clama, 8Q10c
Edos; ilttle-neck clama. 3c: atrlped baas,
ret aouid. 15c; eatflsh, Tc; sllrer amelt, 6e;
ck cod, ttc; salmon trout. UHl&ISc: lobsters,
6c; perch, 6c; sslmoo, sllversldes, 6c; -steel-besds,
Tc; herrlug, 4c; Columbia rlrsr smelt,
' OYSTERA Shoalwater . bay, per gal, $2 25;
Ver aack, $3.73 net; Olympla. per sack. $5,25.
1AB0X COTTOV ASTAVCK,
Fnrnlahed by Orerbeck, Starr Cooke Co.)
New York. Dec 17. Mclntrra av M.r.k.n
aayi The general expecUtisns entertolned In
the cotton trsdo that the market 'would ml
narrow and uneren during ths holidays were
upast completely by today's derelopnienu. with
srerybody surprised by LWerpooI adraucing 16
iu,!iui uu in ana is points on rutures ana
flnal anotatlons maintaining 12 nolnta of thi
adrance at the ckm. The aharp rla' wss at
trlbsted to beary buying orders from this aids
snd credited cblefljr to the local and New
Orrlalna bulla. They were reported to bars
caught the market there heavily abort and the
rioienc rise was entirely unexpected. It was
reported' that tbey bare started an arerenlM
campaign and Intend to make all operations in
thia market sell over ths j:t cents basis before
me innecmas uouuaya. There waa a good
deal of profit-taking on thft first Luis In th
early trading, but these were small. There
was no sttempt by the beare to force the
Isaue. The atrength of the market la astonish
ing Dees use today'g rapid rise in all marketa
haa been In the face of unfavorable trade re
ports and the movement of the crop continuing
to rim over last year's and no outalde specu
Utlve or, Jneostaaent buying. - Bpot marketa
have been quiet and have materially reaponded
to the day'a sharp rlae in futurea and are no
about cent almost everywhere. Many shorts
were forced to cover todsy and the bulls
seemed so confident and tbs beara were so
badly beaten that there was little resistance
to tho advance.
Open. ITlgh. IjOwI Close.
Jan $12.44 $I2.5 $12.43 $12.5fia5T
tel. 1266 12.67 12.65 12.67470
Alar.... 12.64 12.80 ia80 12.0ft80
April... 12.75 12.82 12.71 12.85i87
Alay..., 12.75 12.00 12.70 12 .801 UO
June.... 12.75 12 PS 12 75 12.924
Jt'ly.,.. 12.78 12 92 12.70 2.02r!H
Aug.... 12.39 12.60 , 12.20 12.550
IXe 12.35 12.64 12.38 12.53158
; iav riAjr cibco wheat wea
(Furnished by Overbeck. Starr A Cooke Co.)
Ban Francisco, Dec. 17. Th Cbroulclo saya:
WeakncHS ruled the local grain market and the
speculative situation was almost at a stand
still. Operator allowed no Interest In buying.
Prices ruled low although May wheat developed
some little ateadlneaa durUig the last half of
the day. closing $1.83'A, a small fractional ad
vance from the morning figure. , December
wneat sold in a small wav at $1.S4. but
buyera' wants were amall. The private advices
from Chicago showed s better tone there, with
prices firmer and fractionally higher. Tho tin
jirovement waa but temporary, however, for
Southwest operatnra wera heavy sellers later
tn tun day and depressed the situation. Local
barley market only moderately ateady oud fraln
must be extra line to bilng. top prices.
1 m 1 . i
Eastern Hogs" Higher.
Chicago. Dec. 17. The receipts of llve
atiK In the principal packing centers of the
wintry today were:
Hots." "Tattle. Sheep.
Chicago 35.0a:. 25.000 12.000
Kanssa City 7,006 T.Oiki '. 3,000
tm.aba ..3,000, 2.5IS) 1.000
Hogs Opened 6e higher with ,8.000 left over
from yesterdays receipts a yesr. ago were 80.
000. Ruling hog prices ari Mixed and
butchers., (.15i$4.80; good heavy. 14.45(34.00:
rough heavy, 4.15t4.40; light; $4.1514.60.
Cattle Steady.' .
' Mhrep-x-Mtrsdr. - - .
Chicago Grain Car tots,
Chicago, Die. 17. Xho grain car rccdrd
for today shows:
, Cars.-., Grade.., Kt.
Wheat no : ., : n
orn tan 1
Onls 12:1 a
aJDiUwh nj," todsy were: Minneapolis
' ' ji !.iii.Vr A
Csttls'tnd Bhsep BCfsfig.
. rv.rtland Lulon Htnckyards, Dec. 17. Recelnta
of liv.tok In the Imal yards during the past
24 boura consisted of 129 bogs, J70 rattle and
.- k ".vs. hi itsiu ano jtattla-and
klico strong. - " . . -T.
ON NEW YORK STOCKS
' , . t
(Furnished bv Overbeck, Starr A Cooke Co.)
Ixiisn Si BrVan. New York;. The" stock mar
ket is allll a dull tine. It waa a little IrreKU-
nir ana .on me wnoie was s ensue eaaii-r.
There van apparently some .profit-taking; in
KiiBar. on tno. pasaairo or tho Cuban Pin. ano
the sale of lO.ism.iHSI Imnda by tho Atchison.
which also handirniiped . tha market. Iters
wis nothing very algnlbcant however. In ths
latter. Outside lnterext la still alow ana lacx
In? thia. anrthlni ilraatle In the war of a bull
market la not Ilk. ly. On the " other band
there la no Important selling rrnra long siwks
they are fairly well held and the tendency
of the money market Is easy. ..We sce.no causa
for anxiety to boldcrs ot stocks. .
Anamnda Mining Co,,,,.
au.qi. wpper IV,...,
. ht.-preferred ...... j ,
Am. Vr. As Found, com.
aiu. ougar, com.,..,...
Am. . Smelt.,' oou......
do nrefurred . .
F.sltlmore Ohio, com.
do nref erred . i . ...
Brooklyn Itapld Transit.
Cauadlan Pacific, com. .
Chi. tc Alton, com......
do preferred. .... .v.;.
Chi. at (it. West., com..
Chi., Mil. Hti P.....
Ihl. A North., com....
Cheaapeake A Ohio....
Colo. Fuel A Irou, com.
Colo. South., 1st pfd...
v. at u. u., com
do nref erred...........
no 2a preferred.......
do lat nre ferred .tt;
IrftulavillR k Nashville..
Metro. Traction Co. ...
Mexican. Central By....
Minn., 8t. I'. A 8 to. M
M.. K. A T., com ,
New York Central.....
Norfolk A Western, com
N. Y., Ont. A West...
1'rmaed Kteel Car, com
Psclflc Mall Steam. Co
do 2d preferred...,..
do lat-preferred. .... .
Rep. Iroa A Steel, com,
Rork Island, com.......
Southern Ry., com
St. L. A B. F.. 2d pfd,.
St. L. A S. W., com..
Texas. A Pacllle. ...... .
Tenn. Coal A Iron
T.. St. L. A W com..
Union Pacific, com.....
V. S. Leather, com....
V. 8. Rubber, com
do ' nref erred.
li. S. Steel Co., com....
Wheel. A L. K., com..-.
do 2d preferred
do lat preferred......
Wisconsin Central, com.
Western L'nlon Tele. . . .
do preferred. .........
Total sales for day, 420,000.
Money, 4 per eept. ,
CHICAGO MARKET IS
HIGHER ON WHEAT
(Fnrnlshed bv Overbeck, Starr A Cooke Co.)
Chlrsao. Deer 17. December wheat onened
at 7844c and closed st 70c. sn advance ol e
over tho cloa of yesterday. May wheat-opened
at 8IS4C and closed st 8114c, an advance of 14c
over yeater lay's market. Tbe various markets
ranged as follows;
open. uign. low. . Close.
Dec $ .7814 .70U $ .78U t .70
May 81 .81 ,81 ,81
Corn' - 1 . . . i
Dec ,42 ' ,42'i .41. .41A
May .43 . .43 -.43 ' ' .B
Dec 35 .85 .841 .S4Vi
Mi y 86 .37 .36 .36 .
Jan 11.87 ' 11.42 11.87 11.37
May..... 11.72 11.80 11.72 11.80
Jan 6.37 6.87 6.87 6.87B
May..... 6.67 1 6.60 6.69 - 6.9711
Jan...., 6.10 8.10 6.07 6.10
May..... 6.22 6.80 8.22 8.80
'ACTIOS OF COFFEE XAAKZT.
(FArnlahed by Overbeck, Starr A Cooke Co.)
New York. Dec. 17. The coffee market for
tho. week has been reactionary in character and
prices 25 to 40 cents lower. There fass been
nunierons iuduences brought to bear to bring
about tbia change, tha principal one -being tbe
large rnn of receipts In both Rio and Santos.
The cable news is bullish. Tbe trade In actual
coffee la quiet with No. 7 quoted at 0 centa,
against 7 te 7 centa last week. The market
;'.;. "a..'. Bid. Uak.
December .1.. ....... .16 20 to -is
January 11.25 1 0.30
February 6.40 6.45
March -..... ,.. 6.50 6.55
April 6.65- v 6.70
May fl.80 8.86
June H.90 : 6.95
July 7.00 ; 7.05
August 7.10 7.15
September ,. 7.20 7.30
Boston Copper Close,
Boston. Deci-ilt The copper loee-"Wt -
Adventure ,02 f
Arnold ' .04
Atlantle w rr,; ; .07
Calumet A Heels. ....... ........44.8118
osiy west ...
M. hawk .....
Closing Grain ftuotatloni. '
Ran Francisco. Dee. 17. Tha eloaln nnota.
tlona on grain show: .
St. ; Louis Wheat December,' 00c; May,
80ic. Corn December, 43c 1 May, 41 c.
Kansas" City Wheat December, 67c; May,
60V4ic. ... , .
Milwaukee Wheat December, TOc: Kit.
SHlc. :, Corn December, 41Hc.
- aiinneapoiw wneat iiecmier, ;yc Did;
May. 81c asked; July,
Duluth Wheat December. tllUo! Xfar inu
tid. , 7 7 . ; ' ' "
New York Wheat December. ' OOSic: Mav.
060 bid. ' '
San Francisco 11:30 a. .m. Wheat May,
$1.3314 bid, .11.88 asked. Cora December.
41 c. . , . ,
Sew York Grain Exports.
New York. Dec. 17. Tha export sales after
tbe close were reported as high as 81 loads
yeeterday and today. Including about .15 loads
of wheat due yesterday, mainly late, the bal
ance today and all at mitporta. There was
better bidding for export . at tbe close snd
nigner prices ana more offered on some lots
than were nald earlr In the dav. Ktnnrt aalea
of corn for tbe day were. 43 loads, making 83
waua 1 or inn two aays. .
Vew Terk MeUl CIsas. N ,
New York. Dec. 17. The metal close was
t'onpee unlet. Ijke. tl2.37U,61;l2.n7t4:
electrolytic. $12.12w.2.37. '
'Mn r.aey. npot, f.'.:o, nominal; Decem
ber, pi 50, . nominal.
Iaii Kteadj1. Spot. 4.37.' 1
, Silver 65cj London. 2oc.
Portland Clasrlng-Houas Eeport. '
The reDort of tha Portland .l..rl..hntiu fne
yesterday waa as follows;
( leraHs itu Knr. w.
Bi'lauces ..,...,..... . 65.795.73
,;'-, a ,
CloasTof Liverpool Gram.
Livcrnonl. Dec. 17 i.B.i tr.Mk
C-4'4, unibaiiged; May, 6-31 tilKber. i'orB
' """7i a sncnanjeai March, 3 11,
IcAT MARKET IS
DULL AND STEADY
I XJYXBPOOXi UABKST 8IMPX.T DTJXIi
ABOEHTUTB OUTLOOK MOSX
PATOXABLX TODAT-t-COSZT MAS
JCET WAS ;A SHADE EASIER
8AMB COZTDZTIOV ZH 0AT8.
(Furbished by Overbeck; Starr A Cooke Co.)
CblcatTOt Dec.- 17. Logan and r,yan
advisej: . ,
Wheat was very dull and steady
throufirhout the entire session, There Is
very . little change in news or conditions.
Liverpool is simply dulL The Argen
tine advices, which were.a little unfa
vorable yesterday, are little more fa
vorable today. The cash situation, . so
far as the -export business is concerned,
is alow. Primary receipts are again in
excess of last year and an increase in
the visible on Monday is foreshadowed.
Armour operations - were apparently
small and unimportant . The strength
in the May position In the large scat
tered short Interest and ' concentrated
holdings. . The July position seems more
legitimate. : If: there la any - scarcity in
May it likely will b greater in July.
We don't believe It will hurt to buy
Con a Bhde Easier.
The corn market was a shade) easier.
There was some little selling pressure,
which seemed to' eome: t rom ptnelllng
for a reaction. On the whole, however,
the market was fairly steady. The
movement from first hands continues
very small and there is nothing like a
selling pressure. Cash - prices have a
good undertone- both here and at other
markets and are- gradually working to
a higher level.' We see nothing to make
materially lower prices. ' .
Oata Close Easier.
Oats prices closed a shade easier.
There Is almost nothing to say of the
day's operations, as they were on a
small scale. Conditions of supply and
demand are tbe same as for some time
past. Receipts are small arfd demand
fairly good. Until ihe movement In
creases we cannot see where any great
pressure Is to come from. The situa
tion is on the whole a fairly healthy
The . provision market Is firm and
higher. Receipts of hogs were less than
expected and prices at the yards were
better. On-the whole, from day to day,
the movement is ' not : larger than a
year ago, -and there is nothing particu
larly indicative at this time. . On the
other hand, pork la about $4 per barrel
lower and lard and ribs about 2 to
S cents per pound lower than last year.
The distributive demand Is on the whole
even better than a year ago. We are
Inclined to think packers -are 'still ac
cumulating products and that prices
will be higher later on.
Chiosgs Local Btaokf .
, Dirt. Ask.
.86 $ .37
.03 . v .03
.2014 . .21
American Biscuit ......,...$
American Box ............
do preferred .......I....
American Can .............
do preferred ............
Chicago City Railway ..... ..
ln1o Traction ............
do preferred , .
North Hide Railway' .......
Weat Side Railway ........
Cbiomgo Cask Wheat,
Chicago, Dee. 17. The caih wheat market
waa: - - , (.. ,- . ...
No.2red ...1 .89 f .00
No. 2 red .....;.4..i... ....1.,.,. .88 .80
No. 2 hard winter ,.. .78 , .81
No. 8 bard winter ,. .76 .78
No, 1 Northern Spring- .77
No. 2 Northern Spring .82 - .84
No. 8 spring .77 .81
' Baa Frsnelsos Loosl Btooks. - -
Saa Francisco, Dec. 17.-10:80 a. m.
- . . . . Bid.
Spring Vnlley Wster .88
Ban Francisco Uas A Electric. .66
do certlfleates ............... . .66
Hawaiian Sugar 44 14
Honokea Sugar........ . .1214
nutcninson sugar ............. ,w
Alaaka packers ................. .40
Oceanic Steamship . .05
Amsrloaa Stocks la London.
London. Dec. 17. 2 0. m. Amalgamated
Copper declined 1; tehlson advanced , pre
ferred declined ; Baltimore A Ohio ad
vanced 44: Canadian Pacific advanced -li,;
Chesapeake A Ohio unchanged; Chicago, Mil
waukee aV St. Faul advanced ; Erie en
changed; Illinois Central sdvanced J4; Louis
ville A Nashville unchanged; New York Cen
tral advanced ; Ontario Western advanced
14; Norfolk A Western unchanged; Pennsyl
vania declined 14; Heading declined li: Booth-
em Pacific advanced ; Union Pacllle advanced
"a preferred unchanged; United Btates Steel
nncbauged, preferred advanced ; Wabash de
clined , preferred declined Consols 88,
OP ZVTESEBT TO TXIV, WEAK
i rxopz.s. .
It la perfectly understood bv everv
sick man or woman that if .they can get
some remedy that will stop the gradual
loss of flesh and strength, their recovery
is assured. People that are nervous and
unsteady, have -dizzy spells, with weak
ened memory, and loss of ambition, their
blood Is thin and watery. It shows in
their sallow complexion and tired man-
at as cai-vstm act ha 1 Aimrn anna 4 . asralsn
tlesh they look better and sleep better.
to gain irom 1 10 i 10s. 01 good, solid
flesh per week, the blood must be made
rich and pure. Dr. Ounn's Blood .and
Nerve Tonlo puts in the body the very
rlth of -what makes pure, rich -blood In
he most direct way, and cures disease
by making strength. This Tonio is in
tablet .form, to be taken right after
meals. - It enriches the blood, making
force where there was falntness. For
women's weakness a- better remedy was
never made. Sold by all druggists for
76c ber box, or three boxes for 12, or
sent by mall. Writs us about four case.
Address, Dr. Bosanko Co., Philadelphia,
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AI-TEB FBOLOHOED STAY AT THE
KOTJTH pr THE COITTMBIA THE
OL-E3TESSI.IW WIXXi COUS VP TO
POBTtAND CKESSXirGTOH stAZX.8
TOB THE COITJMBIA KXTEO.
It Is reported that the British ship
Glenenslln has been chartered to load
lumber .at Portland. Nothing definite
can be learned about the matter as yet.
The UienesHiin was just released from
quarantine at Astoria yesterday, She
arrived there in ballast more than two
weeks ago' from East London. South Af
rica. An soon as a tugboat can be se
cured she will come up to ' Portland.
Mayer, Wilson & Co. are her local
agents. , .
Another Italian ship will soon arrive
in Portland. The Cressington sailed
from Port Los-Angeles yesterday for the
Columbia Tlver. She is from AntwerrJ
with, general cargo,, a portion of which
was discharged at the California port.
Her cargo 19 consigned to Taylor, Young
w..; sso tar as known she Is not
chartered for an outward voyage.
a nero nave only been two Italian ves
sels here this season, which are just that
many mors than, usually come. One of
these, the-Cavottr. met with dlsnster a
week ago by drifting on Peacock Spit at
the mouth of the river during a strong
gale.. She was loaded with lumber for
Peru, and the ship and cargo were lotal
losses. The other Italian vessel is the
Ninfa, which is stUl in Port She is re
ceiving a lumber cargo for South Af
rica. - ,- .
With good weather It isbolleved that
the Cressington mtll Teacfi the Columbia
in aoout two weeks. She haa been out
from Antwerp 208 days. ' v -
ORIENTAL LINER .
After being four days overdue, the
Oriental liner Indrapura reached Vic
toria, B. C, from Yokohama early yes
terday afternoon. Disembarking 90
passengers she sailed at o'clock for
the Columbia river. She is expected to
arrive there In ample time to reach
Portland either late tonight or early In
the morning.- .... ".
Although there Is a big fleet bar
bound on the insido, very feW vessels
experienco any difficulty coming -this
way, and it is not anticipated that the
Indrapura will be delayed on this ac
count. She Is bringing to Portland 40
Chinese and Japanese passengers, and
2,300 tons of general cargo. Of this
amount 4,075 tons go to overland points,
700 tons to Portland and other ports
on the North Pacific coast, and 600 tons
to San Francisco. There are also 32
tons of allk goods for New . York and
other eastern 1 cities.
No word, baa been received locally as
to the cause of the steamer's delay. It
is Bitrmised, however, that she experi
enced rough weather during the greater
part 01 the voyage,
.-'Bad to Betura.
The steamship Lothian of the China
Commercial line made an attempt to
cross out over the bar this morning, but
was forced to return. There are now
three big steamships, laden with out
ward cargoes, bar bound at Astoria. Be
sides the Lothian, there are the Ascot
and the IndravellL The Stanley Dollar
will join them today, if she Is not at
tended by particularly good luck.
While the delay Is undoubtedly very
expensive to an or tnenv. the Lothian
will probably feel the effects of It more
than the others. She has CIO 'Chinese
passengers aboard, who have1 to be fed
at the expense of the company,
DID NOT RETURN
TO SAN FRANCISCO
' It was a mistake yesterday that the
Steamer Despatch had to return to Sari
Francisco. on account1 of the Columbia
bar being rough. She was outward
bound,', but', owing to a rough ' bar de
cided to join the belated fleet At Astoria.
One reason given out for hor returning
Is because her boilers were leaking. F.
P. BaumgartneE, local agent of the line,
says - be does not place much credence
in the. report concerning the poor condi
tion of her boilers. He says she un
doubtedly returned for no other reason
than the bar was rough.
The steamer. Eider, an-O. R. & N.
coast liner, crossed In yesterday after
noon without experiencing any trouble.
She also made a record run up the river,
reaching Portland from Astoria in six
and a balf hours. ; i .
. The Nome City, also being operated
by the O. R. & N. temporarily. Is due
from San Francisco today. She will
take wheat, barley and flour on tha re
Astoria,' Dec. 17. Arrived down at 6
a. m., and sailed this morning Steamer
O. C, Llndauer, for San Francisco,
' Arrived down at 9:30 a. m. French
bark Admiral Halgan. '
Sailed Steamer Despatch and barken
tlne Addenda, for Redondo.
Left up at 10:40 a. m, Schooner Vir
ginia, .-. . ... . ,
San Francisco, Deo. 17. Arrived at 8
a. m. Steamer Columbia, from Fort
land. Eureka, Dec. 16.- Sailed at 4 p. m.
Steamer Alliance, for Portland. .
Port Los Angeles, Dec. 16. Sailed
Italian, ship Cressington, for Portland.
Astoria. Dec. 16. Arrived at 11 a. m.
Schooner Antelope, from San Fran-
Astoria, Dec. 17. Cape line down; no
Weather at Astoria today ioggy; wind,
east, light '
Astoria, Dec. 17. Nome City arrived
San Francisco, Dec. J7.--Schooner C,
A. Close arrived from Columbia river. .
PATRIARCH MAY BE
PROVED A LIAR
Joe CooXn patriarch of the Siletz In
dian reservation,-may dpond a term of
years in the federal prison because of his
activity In attempting to prove the In-;
nocenco. of .Abe Logan, the siwash re
cently acquitted of tho murder of IT. S.
Grant. United States Assistant Dlstrlot
Attorney Edwin .May' i expected back
front 8tlet this evening, where he went
several days ago to serve papers charg
ing Cook with perjury. ' -
When -tli case was tried in the United
States circuit' court Cook took the stand
and told of a conspiracy in which Mrs.
Albert Martin aid tier sons agreed to
Bwear.thnt Abe Logan killed Grant in
order to free the woman's husband from
complicity '' in the murder. Cook was
not subpoenaed, but he voluntarily took
tho stand and declared he overheard the
plot between Mrs. Martin and hor sons.
Z,. iL- f
is ' II X V
s m i
3 v I
1 ?$X r
. t IlV V-
Our larga atook of. toyt
of eyery description we are
selling now at saorifloe
prices. Otur lease will ex
pire - soon; and must close
out our entire atook of thia
Una daring the holidays.
Japanese and Chinese cu
rios, saw stock of Ivory
carvings, Hetsoke purses,
Batsuma, Ololssonie at bar
gain prloea. Also flna Una
of decorated poroelaina, la
dles' and gents' embroidered
robes and jackets, silk em
broidered shawls and . dra-'
perles, ebony tables, beantl-"
ful screens. All lines 'of '
suitable Onrlatniaa presents.
Cor. Fourth and
In Your Ho me
-.- e. ,
Brings comfort and cheer
fulness during the long win
ter nights. Enjoy - a . fe w
comforts while you are alive .
iov you are a long time dead
Portland General Etoic
SEVENTEEN PAGE 10
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were roundly scored by Judge Bellinger
when Logan was, aCrjuItted.
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P. J. Mahoney, who- was convicted last
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purpose -or exchanging - tn, ruct lor a
can of beer, was -fined I TO this morning.
He went to Jail. . , ,; .
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