The Galveston Daily News. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 344, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 4, 1888 Page: 3 of 4
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THE GALVESTON DA1I/T NEWS. WEDNESDAY. APRIL 4, 1888.
H. B. ILINT, UU9T. UEY3,
M.LA8KER, JNO, KETiMKHSHO»F*a
JULIUS WEBER, ALBERT WEIS,
0. L. BEISSNER.
Collections irom banks "Bankers and mer
•kants receive prompt attention.
IKO. D. ROSBBB. J. A. Robbbtbgs.
Jno. D. Rogers & Co.,
Cheap and Quick.
PABTIES DESIRING LOANS ON
first mortgage on pastures or
•ultlvated lands In Texas,Louisiana]
Arkansas, Mississippi or Alabama,
should Inquire our terms.
FB ANOKWTH.OALD WILL A 00.,
Han Antonio. Tej,
[or STABK WEST, Waco, Tex.
AD0UE & L0BIT
And Commission Merchants.
SUM drafts on London, Berlin, Paris, Stock-
aolm, Bremen, Hnmburg and Frankfort.
b, s. Wilt.is, Pres't. t.J Groce, Vice pres't.
C. J. Wolstos, Assistant Cashier.
TEXAS BANKING AND INSURANCE CO.
Capital paid In, #200 000. Surplus,$25,000.
Banking exclusively. Incorporatad Jane 28,
1870. Chartir expires June 28,1920. Insurance
department eliminated July 13, 1878. We so-
licit tbc accounts of banks and bankers every-
J*. D. Skinner & Son,
(Successors to Skinner A Stone,
And Commission Merchants,
Wallis, Landes 8z Co,,
Wholesale Grocers, Importers
Leon & H. Blum,
Importer* and Wholesale Dealers In
Hati, Boots, Shoes, Notions, Eto.
And Commission merchant,
Strand. Qalvo.ton. Tea—.
Lammers & Flint,
And Commission Merohants,
Wear, now dulroai of making Oaafe
Advances to Merchants and Planters to secure
(hair consignments ot Cotton for next season,
HM-89. Correspondence solicited.
W. L. MOODY A OO,
Oalveatcn, December S 1887.
. W. smith, Pres.
a. j. Boss, Sec'y.
Teias Go-Oprative Associat'B
Wholesale Dry Goods and Groceries,
fenersl Commission and Purchasing Agency,
All Kinds of Produce Solicited.
J. S. ROGERS, Manager.
F.Q. Box 418- QtlTMtoB, Texan.
FOB! OF GALVESTON.
Steamer K A. Burke, Williams, from New
Orleans, with two coal laden barges.
Schooner p. J. Willis, Kelly, from Cedar
bayou, with brick.
Schooner Rapallo, Carroll, from Cedar bayou,
Schooner Try Again, Ilfrey, from Cedar
bayou, with brick.
Steamship Nueces, Bolger, New York, with
inerchardise and passengers, by J. N Sawyer.
S-eamship Charrlngton, Dawson, Cardenas,
■with coal, by J. Moller & Co.
Steamship New York, Williams, New York,
To New York—Per steamship Nueces: 2515
"bales cotton and sundries,
To Cakdenas—Per steamship Charrlngton:
B0 tons coal, weighing 112,100 pounds, valued
RECEIPTS FROM THE INTERIOR.
gui.f. coi.okado and santa fe railway—
April S: 612 bales cotton; 1 c.ow; 1 car bouei;
1 car d fruit; 1 car oats; 2 ca'-s lumber: 13 sks
potatoes; ft eks ptcans; 4 Duckets butter; 3
bxs eggs; 27 cs eggs; 14 bl3 hides; 1 es notions;
3 es shoes; 1 cs millinery; i sis potatoes; B
bars Iron;2 bbls oil; 1 bx bnoks; I car Iran;
126 sks c s cake; 9 ct e»gs; ] bxhats; 1 bx
bocks; 40 sks onions; 11 b'ols whisky; 1 cs b
and s; 2 bis matt esses; 1 bbl compound; 2
casks ale; 1 lounge; 5 sofas; 17 chairs; 3 biles
*balrs; 1 car h h goods; 3 bxs chains; I bx e
wheel; 2 bxs steel; 5tj screws; 2 botsch&ius;
1 bicycle; 2 bdles leather.
Missoum Pacific Railway—April 3: 2
horses: 5 cars coat; 7 cars dirt; 3 bxs idle
btans; 2 cars butter; 1 ear c oil; 102 bxs soao; 1
bx bottles; 1 bx photo;1 bx glass; 8 bxs tobae;
1 cs shoes; 10 ,'i brls o meal ;*10 cs o meal ;5cir
oats; 3 bxs casting"; 2cars Hour; 188 brls tar; 1
lotplpes; 1 lot bolts; 1 car wood; 80 lids; 5
colls; 180 cans; 6 cars rock; 3 cats c.iko; i cir
cats; 1 ear bran; 126 bales cottm.
Southern Pacific Railway—April 3: 31 brls
mol»B6es; 2 bdlB yajn; 5 bxs bac»n;1 es paper;
3000 cigars; 1 cs shirts: 1 cs tobasao; 3 cs etotn
lnft;20pkgs shot: 1 bo; beets;3 bx i glass; 20
bxs crackers;5 }( bxs crse^»rs: is*<'x< macv
xonl; iObxs tinplate; 2 c-trs lumber; 7 bills
pecoris; 2 cspipe; 1 cs ma ar>i I; 7 bb.s cactus;
1 box cactus; 1 car bones; G sacks pee ins: 1 sack
potatoes; 1 box c overalls.
Houston and Ti.x>s Central Railway—
.April 3 2 horses; 2 cars c.«ke; UO bbis flo ir; 40
news Office, April 3.—Coffee continues to
it? pro* e lu tone, and thtre Is a better feeling
but j rices remain unchanged. Ths bat.er
fee'irg In N. w Yor* gives this ma ketmore
fctitugtb, tlo iHb lher6 ia no activity, the de-
ieseu being simply consumptive. There is very
lttr e i olng in any line, the whole market
sio.i-skr.it .teallness both i'l tone aud
Jiicef. Not a single change lu quotatljns
tifiri ace So <'ay.
r i (Ottji markets w;:9 generally
rultt, .in.! and steady to day. Liverpool
Ues.-I Hat mi lrregnlar at 1 16d lower. New
Tok, S,vnu ah, and jMenphls ei.ch decline 1
I Kr, whl'e Baltimore, Boston aud Augu:ta
esch declined lie. This market red need prices
)t'c. and closed quiet with no sales.
Liv* lp^ol futures opened dull after the holl
df.jt, will) a loss o< 4 to5 points, ruled quiet
and unchanged and dosed barely^steady at
about 5 points lo»or all round.
New York opened steady and 5 points lower,
declined ♦points and ruled steady, advaucsd
and closed steady at 4 to 5 points lower on the
New Oi leans opened steady and 3 to ♦ points
lower, ruled stesdyrear the opening figures,
advanced and closed steady at about 1 point
under yesterdays closing.
RECEIPTS OF COTTON.
The following were the receipts of cotton at
Galveston for the twenty four hours ending at
6 o'clock this morning, as made up by the cot
ton exchange: ^
Guif, Colorado and Santa Fe railway...... 632
Houston and Texas Central railway ... 5
Galveston, Harrlsburg and San Antonio
FREIGHTS FROM GALVESTON.
To Liverpool S-JJjd
To New York 45c V 100
GALVESTON STOCK STATEMENT.
This This day
day. last year.
For Great Britain 2,916 2 4VJ
For other foreign ports 4,0"9
B"or coastwise ports 5110 045
In compiesses S>300 13.E31
Total Galveston stock 11,826 20,710
GA! VTSTON DAILY STATEMENT.
To Great Britain.
To New York
To Morgan City.
Other doin. ports.
Noith by rail ...
To'at eoa<t« Ise
This | This
: 0. 2,5601 633,569
142 142' 7.9S5
832 2,702] 646,5c4
G&LVESTON SPOT MARKET.
The (,u itttion committee of the exchange
pes td ti e local spat market as closing quiet.
Sale5, iici e.
This Yester- Last
Class. day. day. year.
Ordinary 7 1E-16 7 15-16 S 9-16
Good ordinary 8H 8H 9%
Low middling... .... 9 9K 9 j3-16
Middling 9',i 9& 10
Good mtcHlling S)% 10%
Middling fait' .10)5 10Ai 10 13-16
COMPARATIVE TABLE OF SPOT MARKETS.
The following are the closing quotations for
cotton on the spot to day at the leading mar
kets, together with closing of middling yester-
day, with to-day's sales:
uuli and easy
DA1U MOVEMENT AT INTERIOR TOWNS,
Becelpts. Shipments. Stock.
AURUSttt 128 ... —
Memphis 935 1,444 87,077
St. Louis 637 735 65,319
XOtal 1,600 2,239 152,396
EXPORTS AND STOCKS.
Exports from all United States ports thus
far this week:
To Great Britain 27,740
To Fi ance 5,269
To the continent 1,861
Stock at a l United States ports:
This day .665,009
This day last year 519,6i0
RECEIPTS AT ALL UNITED STATES I'OKTS
This Tills | This List
day. week, season seaion.
22,2955,1 U.i'il'B 073,574
MARKETS BY WISE.
[Complied from telegrams to the cotton ex-
LIVERPOOL, April 3 — Spots flat and lrregu
lar; sales, 10,000 bales; ordlnsry, 4%d; good
ordinary, 5d; low middling, 6Xd; middling up-
lands, 6 5-!6d; middling Orleans, 6%d. Fu-
turer bmtl\ steady; April, 5.16a asked; April
Slay, S.if<d asked; .May June, 5 183 asked ; Juae-
Julr, 5.19d asked; July-August,5.2<id bid; Ar
gnt't September, 6.20d bid; septenaber-Ootober,
B.lid asked , October November, 5.08d bid; Sap-
te inter, !> 20d bid
Nkw York, A mil 3.—Spots steady; sales,
12(9bales; >rdln»ry, 7 156c; good ordinary,
8>ic; low mldollug. 9\a\ middling, 9 1316c;
good middling, 10 V16J; middling lair, 10 11 liic,
Futuies steady; April, 9.57 58c; May, 9 65 63c;
Jnr.e, P."(B-76c; July, 9.84 85c; August, 9.9192a;
September, 9.67 180; October. 9,46 48c; tfovetn-
her, 9 35 36c: "ecember,9 86 37c; January, 9,43-
46e; sales, 05,100 bales.
New Orleans, April 3.—Spots dull and easy;
sales, 1200 bales; ordinary, 7%e; good
ordinary, 8?ic; low middling, OJfc; middling,
»Kc; good middling, 9?«c; middling fair, 10hit.
Futuies steady: April, 9 2!-23c; May, 9.26 27c;
Jui e, 9.!l-31c; July, 9.88 39c; August, 9,38 3>c;
September. 910 l2cjg October, 8.91.92c; Novom-
b<-r, S,86 87c; 'le.cember, 8 87 68c; January,
8.96 97c; sales, 66,200 bales.
The following were the ruling prices for gro-
ceries, etc., in this market to day:
A5LE GREASE—56®75c If dozen boxes, as to
AMMUNITION—Powder, W keg, $5 00. Blast-
ing powder, $2 65 If keg, agents'price. Shot,
oico, i? mcir, $1 50; buck, $T 75.
APPLES—None in the market.
BEESWAX-15C for mixed lots.
BACON—Short clear. 9Xc; long clear, 8«c;
breakfast, 11c. Wholesale grocers chirgo
BAGGING AND TIES-Standard, 2« lb, Sc;
2 »,7^«i;lK Ik, «Kc: 1« B..6XC. Iron ties, $ 115
it,. Baling twine, 13c tf lb. Figures are for
BONES AND HORVS—Bones, clean and dry,
$10 'ti* ton, delivered on track Horns, trash
and clean ox, 4c each; steer, 2c; cow,
BUTTER—Kansas aud western, 22c; Texas
country,12c; Goshen. 28c; fancy creamery, ijo.
BRAN—uaiload lots, 'J6c; from store,il Ofi'a)
CANNED GOODS — Two - pound standard
goods 4f Cozen Strawberries, $1 4031 50; olne-
apoles, standard, SI 60®! 60; seconds, $1 25®
1 ,-f) pears, standard, |l 4501 55; peaches,
standard, 2 9., J2 00; seconds, 2-Ik, $1 8";
3 tt> standard, $2 70; 3 it,, seconds, fi ii;
blackberries, J1 0501 10; pea?, marro vfAt. |l 5C
el 60; Ltoa bean6, $1 15®l 25; string beans,
SOceSl CO; com ranges from II 10al 50;
toiratoes, 2 lb, $1 C501 10; 3 1k,.f'. 45*31 50: oys
teis, 1 lb, 1. w.. 60®t>5c <r d-.z ; 2-lb 1. w., $1 10®
1 15 f dot.; 1 11) f w., $1 00(Si 06; 2-lb 1. w.,
$1 tiai 85; salmon. 1 lb, staudard. $1 83®2 00;
apples, 3- It, cans, II 30 4f rtoz.; corn beef, l ib,
75 tf doz.; 2 Ik, $2 75 V duz
CALIFORNIA CANNED GOODS—Wliolosa'e
grocers fill orders at the folio vlng quotations
v dozen for 2.m-lkcans: Peaches, $2 lHai 00;
per.rs, ?2 f,0®2 70; apricots, fi 50®2 00; currants,
!f2 10*32 3D; plmns, $2 25 ®2 45; black ch-jri'les,
$■.) 15<S3 20; white cherries, $3 30; nectarines,
13 5o; strawberries,$3 55; quince, $2 75; grapas,
S2 35®2 45; blackberries, $2 50.
CHEESE—Quotations are as follows: West-
ern, 9c ; eream, 15c; Swiss,30c; Imitation S.vlss,
22c; LImburger, In case lots, 15c; Young Amer-
CANDY—Flint stick, 9%01O«C.
COFFEE—Wholesale grocers' quotations:
Good ordinary, 16Xc; J/tlr, 17c; prime, 17«c;
choice, 18c; peaban(Hryc; old government
CANDLE?—Quoted as follows: 16 07. weight,
in first hands, In carload lots, 9c; from whole-
sale grocers, lOaiOXc
CORNMEAL-Western, $8 75 If barrel: pearl
meal, 4 25 V barrel. Grits, 14 25 if barrel.
Cracked corn, $1 90 If 100 Iks in dray lots. Oat-
meal $7 60®8 00 tf barrel; $4 00 If half barrel.
City mills: Cornmeal, In sacks, $3 50; in bar-
rels, $3 75. Grits, $4 25. Petri meal, $3 75.
Hominy, $4 25. Cracked com, $1 90. Teed meal,
CORN—Receivers quote at G8®69c from track
for mixed In carload lots; from store dealers
ask from 3B4c advance.
DRIED SRUIT —Dried peaches, nom'nally
6«89c V Ik; prunes,5J»'®6^c; dried currants,
8c; dried apples, 6J$07c for quarters; 7,'i<ffl7Xc
for sliced; )3®15c for evaporated.
DRY SALT MEATS-Short clear, 8&c; long
clear. 8%c; shoulders, 6tfc. Wholesale deal-
ers charge >i®5ic more,
EGGS—Dealers quote patent cases at 12c per
FLOUR — Quotations for round lots from
mills, In sacks V barrel: Tidal Wave, highest
roller patent, $5 E0; Gulf Stream, first patent,
$5 30; Sea Fairy, second roller patent, $6 00; Sea
Nymph, roller, extra faccy, $4 80; Sea Jewel,
roller, extra choice, $4 B0; Sea Pearl, roller,
family $4 30; rye flour, $4 80; pmnpertHekel,
HAY—Choice western timothy, $22 00 from
track In carload lots, and $28 00®24 00 from
store In large lots; millet, $13 50® 16 00 per ton
from track; prairie, $7 OOttli 00.
HAMS-Standard brands at llX®12c; bone-
HIDES—The range of values Is as follows:
Dry flint, as they ruu, fi®8c; choice, 931oc;
dry salted, 7c; wet salted, 6®5>£e; butchers'
LAKD—Quoted at 7Xc for refined tierce;
cans In case, 8a8^c; fancv, Kc hlghec.
Wholesale dealers charge )£®3ic more.
LEMONS—Messina quoted at $4 00 per box
for good to choice.
MOLASSES—Quoted bv wholesale grocers at
25«30e for ordinary; fair to good, 30®35c;
prime to choice. 35®45c.
OILS—Linseed, raw. 50c; boiled, 53c; castor,
$1 60; West Virginia lubricating, 14®18c V gal-
lon; golden machinery, 35040c; lard oil, No. 1,
55c; winter strained, 06c; neat foot, 76c; train
oil, 45c; turpentine, 40a45c.
ORANGES—58 00 per case 1
4f box for Mcsslnu.
OA1S—From track, Texa i, 45®43e, according
to qualitv; from store, 2«8c advauce,
ONION'S—New, $2 50 V bushel; northern, $8 00
lOULTP.Y- MIxcd coops of chickens, $3 25®
3 75; turkeys, young, $8 10; old, $15 00®17 00;
geese, $4 00; ducks, $3 00.
PETROLEUM—In steady supply at 15c ft gal-
lon, in barrels; 18c in cases for 5 gallon cans,
and 30c In case, of l-gallon cans; 160 test, 28 5
in cases and 25c In barrels. These are Jobbers'
prices; a small advauce from wholesale Is
POTATOES—?1 25 tf bushel for western; $3 50
V bbl.; northern, for seed. In flour barrels,
$3 roe 3 75.
RAISINS—Layer, new, $2 10®2 25 tf box; Lou
don layers, 52 35ti 2 50.
RICE—Wholesale grocers quote: New Louis-
iana, choice, 6>s®fij(c; prime, 6>ic; fair, 65»c;
ore Ir niy, 6>„'c.
SALT—Liverpool 111 full supply and strong;
coarse quoted at 85c 4f sack in carload lots;
Liverpool fine, $110 for carload lots; $1. 25 for
small lots; Liverpool coarse, 95c. Louisiana
coarse, 70c; Louisiana fine,80c, f.o. b., shipped
direct from mine at New Iberia.
SCRAP IRON—Wrought strap, $8 0009 00 V
ton; heavy castings, $10 OOiBll CO If ton; stove
plfcte, $6 00®7 to v ton; pig Iron (Scotch) No. 1,
J24 00 per ton
SUGAR— Plantation agents' prices In round
lots by thecaiload: Loulslana,l>ure white,none;
choice white, 65ic; off white, 65£c; choice yel-
low, 6 3 16c; prime yellow, 5 15-16®6}sc; choice
seconds,5Jic; prime aoconds, 5>4c; fair, 5^'c;
noithcrn leflned steady. Wholesale grocers
quote as follows: Crushed and cut loaf, 8%c;
powdered, 8/tfc; granulated, 7Xc; standard A,
7j.;C; of! A, 7c: .Louisiana pur3 white, none;
choice white, 7%c; off white, 7)<c; choice yol-
low, 6 1116c; prime yellow, 6 7-16c; choice sec-
ords, 6Jsc; prime seconds, 6'<c; fair, 5j£c.
VEGETABLES—Good cabbage, $4 50; green
s for Valencia; $125
peas, 3,'.i«BXc V Ik; now yellow peas,nominal;
black eye 1 peas, 4c y Ik; lady peas, lit)
Ik; white beans, 5®5i,'c tf Ik; wlilppoorwlll
peas, 4c 4f lb; clay-bank peas,5^«4c tf Ik;sour
kraut, $5 60 4f half-libl, $11 00 A bbl; Im-
ported Magdeburg, $14 00 If casl ; $8 00 if half-
WOOL-Buyers quote spring clip: Fine
twelve months, light shrinkage, 16®18o; me-
dium twelve months, 17®20c; coarse, 10®Wc;
hurry, 5c tf tk less,
BEAUMOHT LOMBKB MABKXT.
The following are the prices of the various
classes and sizes of yellow pine lumber
dressed and undressed, also cypress shingles,
as reported by tie Enterprise:
1x312 to 24 sized green or dry $ 9 50
Ixi 1x5 and 1x6 rough fencing 9 00
2x4 2x6 2x8 and 2x10 to 16 feet sized, green
or dry 9 50
2x4 2x6 2x8 and 2x10 18 aud 20 ft sized
green or dry. . • 10 00
2X4 2x6 2x8 2x10 22 to 24 ft sized green or
dry 10 50
2xi 2x6 2x8 and 2x10 26,and 28 ft. sized
green or dry 11 80
2x12 12 to 16 ft sized green or dry 11 00
2x12 16 and 20 ft sized green or dry 11 50
2x12 22 and 24 ft sized green or dry — — 12 00
2x12 26 and 28 ft sized green or dry 18 00
2x14 12 to 16 ft sized green or dry 12 00
•2x14 26 and 28 ft sized green or dry 14 50
2zl4 IS and 20 ft sized green or dry 12 50
2x1122 and 24 ft sized green or dry 18 00
4x4 4x6 and 6x6 12 to 16 ft Blzed green or
dry 11 00
4x4 4x6 and 6x618 and 20 ft sized green or
diy 11 60
4x4 4x6 and 6x6 22 and 24 ft sized green or
dry 12 00
1x1212 to 24 ft No. 1, common and star,
sized 11 50
1x12 12 to 24 ft No. 1 common and star,
sized green 11 00
1x12 24 ft 1st and id clear sized green... 13 (10
1x12 12 to 24 ft 1st and 2d clear sized dry...14 00
For D, 1S. add $1,
All heart fencing, rough 12 00
Cypress $20 and over, according to class
1x3 and 1x6 SIS com. to 13 16 9 6c
Dressed elding, Kx6.1st and 2d clear 10 00
Dressed siding )£x6, stir 9 00
Dressed Siding, &x6, 1st and 2d oloar 12 00
Dressed siding,?<x6, star 11 00
D & M ceiling, &x4 aud 6.1st and 2d clear. 14 00
D & 51 celling, %x4 and 6, star 12 00
D & M celling, iix6,1st and 2d clear 12 00
D & M celling, ,Vx4 and 6,1st and 2d clear 11 00
DAM flooring, 1316x4, 1st and 2d clear.. 15 00
D ft M flooring, 13 16x4, star. 13 00
I) &M flooring, 13-16x6, star 12 00
I) & M flooring, 13 16x6,1st and 2d clear... 14 00
D & M flooring, 13 16x0, common 10 00
1x6 novelty sluing, 1st and 2d clear 15 00
1x6 corrugated celling, 1st and 2d clear... 18 00
1x4 corrugated celling, 1st and 2d clear... 19 00
)£x3 and trough tied 8 00
Kx3 and 4D1.S tied 900
1x3 and 4 O G battens, 1st and 2d clear 15 00
Finishing, 1x4 to 8 In wide, 1st and 2d
clear 16 00
Finishing, 1x10 to 12 In wide, 1st and 2d
clear 15 00
Pickets rough fancy heads mixed 10 00
Pickets rough fancy honds heart 12 00
Pickets, dressed fancy head, heart 18 00
Pickets, dressed fancy head, mixed 14 00
Pickets, dressed aud headed square mx'd 14 00
Pickets,dressed and headed square heart 13 00
Pickets, dressed fancy head cypress 20 00
Railroad bills, bridge and largo timbers a
4x5 ana 4x6 7 feet cyprasa posts at $13 00 per M.
4x5 and 4x6 7 feet cypress posts, select, at $15 00
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Sugar unchanged, »>. ■.' * *** .
Ccffee film; ordinaly Rio 12XC. Contracts
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Cotton decllnedj 8 polnts'on; Liver pool and
large supplies, but regained pait of the loss,
business In dry goods is checked by shipping
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EXCUANGIC AT GALVESTON,
Sterling, 60 days 4.82
New Y'oik sight par
New Orleans sight par
American silver a dls.
Official quotations at the Cotton Exchange,
clea1ukus of banks.
Clearings to day $152,256
Bank rate 2 2
Silver 42 % 43 "P34
Consols .101)6 101 11-16
EXCHANGE AT nkw 0»1.KANS.
Telegram to the Cotton Exchange.
Sterling—Commercial, 60 days. ..4.84X®4.85)i
Fiancs—Commercial, BO days... .5.-1 i
Hew York eight—Bank nominal.
Commercial 75c prem.
EXCHANGE AT NEW YOHK.
Telegram to : He Cotton Exchange.
Sterling— Run'" Ft1'ih\*=. 4 85^ric4 85\
Commercial, 60 days 4.85
Relcliiuaxi.fi—^,.H.iui.ieiui,ouuays... ao ui jdm
Francs—Bank, 60 days 6.20 « «"•
Commercial, 50 days 6.21)^
([STOCKS AND BOND3. ; A-it
> Stocks moderately active, with .fair amount
<■1 business in Wharf, Bant and Loan tcoinpa"
nies. Ilonds .very ^strong land f active for a'I
lavoilte issues e nd [In ["good demand, with m
advancing tendency, especially for the choice
issues r " "J2
stocks, ('mm" ana 13
Galveston City Company ,ii)uu tow*
Galveston Wharf Coinpuay -.
Galveston Gas Company
Galveston City Railroad Company
Southern Cotton Press and VI f g Co.
Gulf City Cotton P.esa Company.
Texas Cotton Press Company
Atchison, Topeka and Sauta Fe 94
First National Bans 116
National Bank of Texas 110
Texas Bankiug aud Insurance Co... 91
Island City Savings Bank * 175
Citizens' Loan Company 99
Galveston Savings and Loan Co US
Galveston Star Flour Mills 700
Houston City Street Railway Co 2S
People's loan and Homestead Co.., 49
American Oil Trust Ceitlflcates 20
Lasker Real Estate Association 110
Texas Land and r.onn noitmnuy. ... 240
Limited Debt, 80 years 8s 102
Limned Debt, 40 years ks 9»
City Park Ss 108
Fire Department 10s 112
Galveston County. 20 years 6s 108
Gulf, Colorado anu Sunla Fe 7s 120
Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe 2<ls, 6a t"
Galveston, a, ltnd H. li. B. 5s 70
Galveston 0. R.R., first mortgage 6s,. UK.
Galveston C. It. R., P. U. R.lien6s. . 91
Galveston C. R. R. gen. mortgage 6s. 82
Gal veston W liarf Company 6s 10(1
Southern Cotton Press Company 8s. 101
Texas Cotton Press 6s 101
Gulf City Cotton Press 8s 100
Tayior Compress 8s
Galveston City Company 8s 100
Houston City Street Railway 7s 1W
Texas Land and Loan Company 6s.. 100
Galveston News (A..Il.Belo A Co.) 6s> 100
COINS AND BUI,LION.
The following were the quotations In New
York, March 31, for coins and bullion:
Trade dollars 73
Mexican dollars 74 75,'i
Peruvian soles 74 75
Chilian pesos 74 75
English silver $4 80 I SS
Five fiancs 93 96
Victoria sovereigns * 84 4 90
Twenty franos 3 85 3 90
Twenty marks 4 74 4 80
Spanish doubloons 16 00 IB 80
Spanish 26 pesetas 4 8) * 90
Mexican doubloons 15 55 IB 75
Mexican 20 pesos 19 50 11) 66
l'en guilders I 96 t 00
Commercial sliver bars, 9V(c.
United States assay stiver bars, 94«!'4 Ve.
Fine gold bars, par to X per cent premium
on the mint value. IfcMiM
NEW YORK[STOCK EXCHANGE. .
NEW York,!April 3.—The stock market was
less Bctlve end lower In the forenoon to-day,
but rallied, and was strong throughout tho re-
mainder! of the day, and marked advances
were scored Inmost of the active Hats. Lou-
don sent buylrg orders at tho opening, but
they were soon filled and a sharp drive was
ir ade at Lackawanna on a reduction In tolls
on the Leb'gh Vallej, and a strike on the
Michigan Central was made the moans of de
pressing, the general lists. The resistance to
tie decline was too gr< at, however,and shorts
began to cover and foreigners took large
blocks of stocks, which completely turned the
dilftof tho market, and no further reaction
was bad during the rest of the day, while
among speculators sharpadvanoes were estab-
lished liuyingof grangers and Gould stocas
wa» particularly good, and foreign purchases
of Re ading, St. Paul, lU ion Pacific and Louis-
ville and Nashville wero very marked. The
udvance was helped by rumors that the Van
derbilts were behind their stocks, and
that the senate would take speedy action
cn the bond purchase bill, but best
support was from covering of shorts. Lato lu
the day Jersey Central, Burlington and s"1 me
cf the southern stocks attracted apaclat atteu-
tlon, Richmond, West Point preferred and
Norfolk and Western pieferred being very
conspicuous for the strength displayed The
demand for stocks in the loan crowd con
tinued unabated, though lates wore still un-
charged. The feeling at the opening was
much better, and the first pulls showed a l-
vanceslof from ««1 percent later In Canada
Southern, but the raid on Las«awo.nua
biought that stock down IX per cent and the
rest ot the list fractional amounts. The 'Io-
dine met wt'h a check, however, toward
noon, and nicer that lime there was renewed
buying for lObt account and prices slowly ad-
vanced, the Iobsoi of the morning hours
lielrg rcgulned about delivery hour. After
that time, however, the market developed
walked strength, aud while the .-a was no In
(lease in the amount of bu-ilness done giins
weie more important than at any
previous time. The close was quiet
but strong at best prices of the day In tlie
mi jority of cases. Active list almost without
exception Is higher this evening, and Rich
mond and West Point Is up 3. Jersey Central
2,3,, Burdnflton aT,d Qulncy 2?£, Louisville l '4,
lieadlrglJi, Noifollc and Western preferred
2, Lake Hiore and Union Pacific 1 Ji, Western
Cnlon, Richmond and West Point, Northwest-
tin and Rock Island 1 ,'i, New York Central
ai"* Colorado Ccal IK, N>w England i i""'
c-( at, !fy S tl 63 •I" Etna
Wilroad bonds wero quiet and lrregu,a ,
though the general diift of the market was
downwaid In the forenoon and upward later
in tho day, leaving prices In most of tho list
lower. Government bonds were dull and
steady to firm. State bonus wore very aull
[CLOSING BIDS: igiaiJISItSEB®
-Jlui and halts....lCGKiNew Jjrsey Ceu.. 17g
New fours 123s Northern Pacific.. 20y.
Pacific sixes 120,'i| doriref 413
Central Pacific Is..114.'., Nnffllwestern 104*
T. P. land grants • 43 i uo pre! 138
do Rio Grande... 66)i N. y. Central 103.V
U. V. lsts 113.'.i'Oregon Trans 18*
Central Pacific 28.U Pacific Mall KJJt
Chicago, Alton 132 Rending 53,',
Burlington, Qnln. myi Rock Island 105
Delaware, Hudson. 104)4 St. faul
1 a ckawar.n a 125^1 do prof 168 a
Denver, Rio G IB* St. Paul A Omana. J.l.'«
Erie »3«| do prof 103J4
do pref m;1., Texas Pacldc 21 y,
Houtten & Texas., 14 Union Pacific — 50^
Illinois Central... 115),';Wabash rHi
Kansas and TexaB.. 12,j do prof «IX
Lake Chore h7 iVVeils-Fargo 150
Louisville, Nashv . 52,'i -Vesiern Union... ,-
Michigan Certral... 74'iiFortW. A Ken
Missouri Pacific 72)^! Vineiican Cot Oil 29)6
New York, April 3 —Money on call emy at
2 to 3 per cent; last loan 3, close t at 3;
prime mercantile naper, 6®7. Sterling ex-
ehnngp (nilf t. hu Ht anv »t 4.85)6 for sixty day
blllc, and 4.87)6 for demand.
[Reported for Tiir News by Borden a Borden.
Live Stock Commission Merchants,]
RECEIPTS. and ? and
Cows. Calves. Snoop. Hogs.
This day 60
This week 73 44 — 7
This season 8,095 7,60.1 7,749 2.630
Stock In pens 158 " ft 242 20 ....
Quetatfons—Ccrn fod beeves, pet pound,
gross, 2>6®3)6c; grass fod cattle,c iolce,2>4'tfSe;
grass fed cattle, common, l)6®2c; two year
common, per head, 50c®$l 00; h >gs, corn fed,
per pound, 5®5)6c; hogs, ma3:-fed. 4®t!6c.
Bemarks—Market full of cattle and over-
stocked with calves and yearllnjs; fat mat-
[Reported' for The News by Geo. C. Lester,
Live Stock Commission Merchant.!
receipts. Beeves Cows. Calves. Sheep. Hogs.
This day ••••
Stock in pens. 154 45 260 .... 6100
Quotations—Corn fed beeves, 2)6®3c; grass-
fed cattle, choice, 2®2)6c; grass fed cattle,
common, lMB2c; calves, per pound, 2®2i6c;
mutton, choice, per pound, 3®3>6c; mutton,
common, per head, 60c«$l 00; hogs, corn-fed,
per pound. 4X®5c; mast-fed, per pound, 4®4 Kc.
Remarks-Nothing on Hand except poor cat-
tle; good cattle in demand at full quotations.
[Corrected dally for Tub News by R. M. Flaut
& Co., Commission Merchants In Live Stock,
Stock Landing, New Orleans 1
New Orleans, La., Apri 3.—Full supply
of all classes of cattle on sale and prices week
on all grades. Market still gluttod with calves
and yearlings and prices unreliable,
Texas beeves, first quality,850to 950
Iks, » 3X04C
Texas beeves, second quality, 600 to
800 Iks, 1k 2X®3c
Texas cows, as to quality $12 00822 00
Texas yearlings, as to quality 7 00«10 00
Texas calves, as to quality 6 00® 9 00
Texas sheep, as to quality 60® 4 00
Receipts of cattle 179
Receipts of calves and yearlings... 208
Sales of cattle 107
Sales of calves aud yearlings 32
Kansas City, Mo., April 3.—The Live Stock
Cattle—Receipts, li'.lOO; shipments, 500; mar
ket slow; shipping grades a shade lower;
dressed beef and butchers' steers steady;
good cows scarce and firm; good to choice
corn fed, $4 70®5 CO; common to medium,
$3 25® 4 60; stockers, $2 00®2 90; feeding steers,
$3 00®3 60; cows, $2 00®!! 0(1.
Hogs—Receipts,12,400; shipments, 800; market
weak and lower; good ti choice, $5 iO'oiS 16;
common to medium, $2 7offi5 50; skips and
pigs, $304 50.
Sheep—Receipts, 2100: shipment^, none;
market steady; good to choice muttons, $4 UOffl
6 40; common to medium, $2 50«4 00.
St, LOUIS, Mo., April 3.—Cattle—Receipts,
700; shipments. 100; market higher; choice
heavy native steers, $450s>5 40; fair to good
native steers, $4 (i0®4 60; butchers' steers,
$3 2C®4 .*0; stockers and feeders, fair to good,
$2 2t®3 40; rangers, ordinary to good, $2 20®
Hogs—Receipts, 3(00; shipments, nono; mar-
ket stronu. ranging irom $3 00 to $5 55.
Sheep—Receipts, 700; shipments, 1060; mar-
ket steady;fair to fancy, $4 oo®4 93.
Chicago, 111., April 3.—The Drovers' Jour-
Cattle-Receipts, fOOO; shipments, 1000; mar-
ket stronger, closing easy; steers, $3 30®B 10;
stockers and feeders, $2 50®8 60; cows, bulls
and mixed, $1 80®3 50: I'exa* fed, $3 25 ®4 00.
Hogs—Receipts, 9000; market active and
easier; mixed, $5 20S5 to; heavy, $5 30(85 65;
light, $5 lOfflfi 45.
Sheep—Receipts, 3000; shipments, 1000; mar-
ket strong, natives, $4 '0®fi 05; western, $5 00
®6 05; Texans, $3 25®4 75 ; lambs, $5 60®8 50.
The Drovers' Journal special eablo from
Loudon quotes a light supply of American
and fair supply ol other cattle; prices gen
erally steady. Best American, 12)6o per pound
new York, April 8.—Beeves—Receipts, 11
carloads, all lor exportutiou; no market for-
cattle; firmer fur dressed bo:;f at $7 00'tfS 5*1 for
dty slaughtered sides; exports, 3100 quarters
Sheep—Receipts, icoo, with 2100 carried over
from yesterday; market firmer and a fraction
hlgHer, hut were not all sold; ordinary to boat
sheep sold at $5 2fi®7 00; ordinary to choice
yearlings, $6 00W7 75; a few fair clipped sheep
sold at J.r> oo®5 40 aud clipped yonillngs at
$6 (006 25.
ST. Louis, Mo., April —Wool—Scarce and
In demand; unwashed bright modlum, 11024c;
coarse braid, ll®21c; low sandy, 10® 18c; fine
light, 10®17c; fine heavy, 10®17c; tub washed,
choice, 85c; Inferior, 3oa33c.
Til Great Popular Bonis
Short Line to New Orleans
AND ALL FOINTH IH
Louisiana, New Mexico,
Arizona and California.
To the Horth, Ea«t and Southwest I
Pnilfflan Palsce Sleonlng Cars
St. Lottia and Dallas,
Fort Worth, El Paso,
and Deming, N. M.
Marshall and New Orleans
El Paso to S t. Louis
First-class Equipment! < ?
Sure Connections 3
See that your tickets read via Texas and Pa
Mllo railway. For maps, time tablos. ticket,
rates and all required Information call on Ol
address an; of the ticket agents, or
H. O. AKCHEK.
Passenger Agent, Dallas, Texas
B. W. MOCULLOUQH,
Usual Pas.en ar Agent Dallas, las
50 Henri from 56
Texas to Now York Citv.
Double Daily T/ains Between Sau An-
tonio, Houston and New Orleans,
making connections In the Orescent City with
lines diverging for a l points K AST and NORTH,
and at FL PASO for ill points In NEW MEXI-
CO, ARIZONA and CALIFORNIA.
.'54 Honrs the Quickest to City of M«x(oa
Lvin Engle Pass and Torreon—Tho
New Short Lino All-Rail Route.
Pullman Palace Sleepers between San Fran-
cisco and New Orleans.
Quickest Time to New York and
Principal Eastern Cities
Trains leave GALVESTON tor NEW OR-
LEANS 2.30 p. m. and 6.15 p. m, California Ex-
press leaves HOUSTON at 1.57 a. m ; San An-
tonio Express leaves HOUSTON 8.55 a. m.
for lull information addreis or call on
T. F. McCANDLKBS,
Traveling Passenger Agent, Houston, Texas.
J. Gt. BCHRIEVKR, W. C. WATSON,
Trafllc Manager, G. P. and T. a
J, H. MILLER, Ticket Agent, Galveston, Tsx
General Offices: New Orleanii, La.
runca at Lowost Rates
named steamships will
Galvwton EVRRY SaTUR-
>ii for New York every
Steamship aransas, for brownsvillb,
leaves GALVESTON EVERY TEN DAYS, taking
freight for Hock port und points contiguous#
via Biuzoa Santiago
FOR VKRA CRUZ Stoamshlp WHITNEY. 2d
and 17tlr c&cli inot t h
Ch»s, Fowlor, Agt.,
GALVESTON AND NEW YORK
Rf OSL'iR WEEKLY
Confcifctir g' f tlie fo'iowlngnamed
LAW PA." AS (New)
SAN MA BO OS
BIO UK AND K
STATE OF It .VAH
Freight and Jhin
Ouo of tho aV» -v
leave New York for
DAY, and Galvett»
BOL(,i' U, Master,
WILL SAIL COB H KW YORK
WedncMlov, April 4, 1888,
J, N. SAWY'K*. A 1 O , Agents, Galveston,
W. J. YOUNG, Ati« lit, Sun Antonio.
C. 11. MAI.l.oin ,v CO., General Agents and
Managers, Pier 20, b :ist River, New York.
aiad New York.
Rates of saloon passage, $65, $S0 and $100, gold,
according to accommodations. Steerage pass-
age to and from Galveston by oil rail or steam-
er to New York, Liverpool, Quennstown, Bel-
fast, Deny, Brlsto!,CardltI, and all other parts
of Europe, at low rates.
j. h. a&wyku a co , Ageuts, Oalvsstoni
Messrs. VERNON II. BROWN & CO., Agents,
4 Howling Green, New York
Missouri - Pacific
Inlernatlosal & GtJfiiBl
Galveston, Houston & Hen-
derson R. R.
Schedule in EHect April 1, 1888.'
Lv 6 4i p.m.
Ar 8.:n p.m.
Ar 3.00 a.m.
Ar 12.35 pm.
Ar 6.10 p.m.
Ar 7 30 a.m,
Ar 8.1)1.1 a.m.
Al 7.30 p.ui
Ar 7.00 p.m
Lv 7.15 a.m.
Ar 11.10 a.m,
Lv 2.30 p.m.
Ar 4.26 p.m,
New York .
Ai- 8 o p.ro.
Lv 6.i 0 p.m.
Ar ii.lii a.m.
Lv 7.10 a.m.
Lv 3.5B p.m.
Lv 9.20 a.m.
Lv 8.00 p.m.
Lv 6 20 a.m.
Lv ll.OO a,in,
Lv 8.30 a.m.
Ar 11.55 am
Lv io.co am
Wltb all Modern Improvements, Through
Galveston and St. Louis
without change ot cars of any description,'
and OHLY ONE CHAN UK to
And other principal Cities In the
North and East.
The train leaving ualveston at 6.30 p. m.
Pullman Buffet Cars
Free B«olining-chair Carall
Through to Bt. Louis.
Close connection In Houston with trains Oil
<he Houston and Texas Central, and Galveston,
Harrlsbnur and San Antonio railway systems.
At Little Rock for all points In the South-
«ast, and In the union depot at St. Loul« with
.ipros. train. In alt directions,
for tickets or any other information apply to
J. H. MILLER,
Ticket Agent, Galveston, Tex,
H. P. HOBHEa,
Passenger Agent, Houston, xexj
H. E. PARKEB,
Commercial Agent, Galveston. Tex,
B. W. McCULLOUHH,
flan'i passenger and Ticket Agent Dallas, lax.
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