Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 5, 1873, Page 6

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 5, 1873 Page 6
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MONEY AND COMMERCE. MONETARY. ISatuiidat Evening, May 3. Too principal feature in tho local money mar ket this wook Is tbo tarn in exchange In favor of Chicago and against Now York, thus showing (hat tho flow of capital to Now York has ceased, and that currency will move Westward instead of Eastward as It did during tbo wholo of April. As yet this change has had no olloot upon tho money market, hut it may reasonably bo expected to mako an oaslor condition hero during tho current month. Tho demand from tho country for currency is also increasing, and this indicates tho probability of larger receipts of grain, Tho supply of money In the open market is good, and prime commercial paper, and also satisfactory real estate paper, both find a ready market at from 10 to 12 percent. Exchange was sold between bonks to-day at par, and also at GOo per SI,OOO dis count. There is considerable activity in local clocks, as will bo soon by tho list of sales below. The clearings of tho Chicago banks for tho wook were: Date. Monday..., Tuesday..., Wednesday, Thursday.. Friday...... Saturday.., T0ta1..... 125,384,837.03 2^20,100.70 Corresponding week last ’ * The following quotations of local stocks aro rurnisuoa by Messrs. Hammond & Gage • First National Bank A ‘ m ' Third National Bank 130 iio Fifth National Bank 137 ilo Commercial Notional 80nk.,.,,,,..... ko 145 German National Bank 125 inn Northwestern Notional Bank... 210 Corn Exchange National Bank 120 m City National Bonk 345 Cook County National Bank 100 ioi .National Bank of Illinois 112 National Bauk of Commerce 105 Chicago City Hallway 100 JOB West Division Hallway 176 303 North Division Hallway 05 inn Pullman Palace Car. 312 uu Elgin Watch Company 100 "* Chicago Gas-Light and Ooko Company. 108 *** Chombcr of C0mmerce...,............ 05 ’67l^ Traders’ Ins. Co 09 102 Sales—|4,Coo Chamber of Commerce at 05 s (3 000 Chicago City Hallway at 162*; (1,000 Hibernian Bauk lug Association at 108; (10,000 Cora Excbaugo No tlouotßank at 120*; slo,'ioo Ooob;County Nitlonnl Company^?Yob 1,60 ° ohlCnß ° Gaß Coko LOCAL STOCK AND BOND MABKET. Messrs. Lunt, Preston & Kean quote as fol lows this afternoon: Ron Buying, Selling , t-sosofw in* ii4v * 6-Soa of *64 m# Mosof’6s ...HOT? 117 V 5-208 of ’65, Jan, and July 117 s ? 117*' 5-20 a of '67, Jan, and July. .....linv inn* 5-20 a of ’6B, Jau. and July 117 s ? 117*? KMOs 112 v 113 /S D. 9. 6b (new Issue) 114' liiv E.1,b.n8O C . 0 UG ' : }# ;;;; Chicago City 7b 99V /bint* Cook County 7a .... 99 v£ St Illinois, County and Township 10b. 02095 ...* , -(S , .. . _ LAND WAniUNTfI. ICO’aNol War 1812 120’s Not War 1812 Agricultural College Land Scrip, „ LATEST. New Yon*, May 3.—Money closed In abundant supply at 6@o per cent. None of the extravagantly sensational rumor* current early in tho day, and do signed to croalo a panic, turned out true. Accordingly. wi1 8 t f C u fcoUug of tho morning gavo place to a buoyant fooling this afternoon, which was encouraged by the favorable bank statement, which, while it docs not show the full re urn of currency from tho interior, •® very favorable. Tho gain in not reserve is 43,029.700 If the currency receipts of tho express companies bavo been correctly reported, at leant $20,000,000 havo come back since the first week In April, Within a week or two this must show in tho bank statement, as the money market within that time will have passed tho 2 w “ oro pays for speculators to withhold 000,000 to $10,000,000 from tho market. With a heavy gam in the reserve, tho loans have been expanded less than $1,600,000. Tho banks now hold $2,720,425 lawful money above the 25 per cent requirement, Gobi was alternately firm and weak, ranging bo twoen 117 and IBS#. The rates paid for carrying were o, 8, 7, G# t and 2 per cent. The steamships City of Paris, Perlero, and Celtic took out to-day $220,000 in specie. Money was close lu tho morning at 1-32 to l-lfl. but became very easy In tho afternoon, and dropped to 5 per cent before 3 o’clock. 11 Legal-tenders outstanding to-ulght, $357,000,000. Decrease since last Saturday, $950,000. * Foreign exchange closed up firmer, and quotations for actual business wore 108# to 108# for sixty days’ sterling, and 109# to 109# for sight. y 5 Clearings at Gold Exchange Bank wore $10,065,700. Tho Assistant .Treasurer disbursed to-day $598,000 on account of Interest, and $2,600 In redemption of 6-20 lml '. lMn . ftmous for nematlonal dories calculated toimdcrmluo coufldenco. Uutll to-day these rumors were directed against the banks. To- Jj&i. 4llo7 t W6ro against well-known Block exchange firms which have a wide reputation for strength and solidity. The names of four or five of these firms, it is said, were telegraphed to Western cities with the statement that they had suspended. This is the latest device of the bold band Snr, oi>ora ?^ s * trick and its devisers were equally denounced by reputable men of the street, and an earnest demand Is made for a searching investigation, and for the proper punishment of those guilty. There was no foundation for the rumors. Tho general market made an Improvement at onen i® 10 per °° n * over prices current at tho close, hut operators getting to work commenced to weaken before tho first board. The lowest prices of the day were madoboforo 1 o’clock. the qecclino ranging! Rom # to k per cent. MTuuimf l »° Qf^ rnOOQ wore occasional weakness. but there was ladvauce P° lul * Podflomil feU off from MU to and recovered tos3*/ atthocloso. S srf M n ri i! e 3 ln ,° 4 fr01 ? to 84*, and deed » ~ C. kI. 0, dropped from 35>tf to 82*/, and left off at 34. St, Paul common fell from 67 to C 55/. ?>^ a , d V dec,luo lu lato dealings. Union i* c j'“ onSMPW 0 # 4^ and lator «Ulodto *??*' „ oh }° & Mississippi sold at 42X@41Q42»f t Now : Shore afco3tf g Ib a ,V d , at mvimmn ; wabasi st 6p,y@Cßl # (3C9 ; audllarlcm at Sterling, 108>j. „ ooverkmi Coupons, ’Bl lao*/ fi.'JOs of ’63, ox int. ..114 V Coupons, ’64, cxint..114 v Coupons, ’65, oxlnt..U7*tf Coupons, ’65 (new).. .117 }i CNT BONDS. Coupons, '67. HQi; Coupons, ’6B 1174/ Now Ss iu v no* Currency Cs iuv BONns. , STATE Mtosourls 93^ Tcnnoaaoos, old 7tjif Tennossccß, new 78*/ Virginias, new 49' Virginias, old 43 North Carolinas, 01d.,35 North Carolluoa, now. 10 _ , STOCKS, Tol 85 Ji Wabaeh 68 V Quicksilver 30 Wabash pfd.". * g* Adams Exprofls 95 Fort Wayne 93 '^ 1 i B . 1 ' ar ßo 78JV Terre Hints..... is .o? xp i C 9 -’ cc >* Terro Uauto pfd 40 raHrtft ?i a n C 9 Ex **** 71 Chicago 4 Alton 109 V VA« fi vo ß L a n *•;**.••• 63 Chicago h Alton pfd. 110 New Vork Central...lCO# Ohio dt Mississippi.. 43V £ rlo ,P f d 74 O.; B. k Q......... 110 llnrlnm“VV 123 LakoShorO.l V, 01 Tf Indiana Central 30»/ ©«*?» ® aa iP en4ra *• • • !05 Illinois Central 113 / * NnrthtL r8 ? 83 Union Pacific slocks. 291/ TJnrthw e, } crn *';'i' ,M 78 Union Pacific bonds, 83V n! r vn t ' BO i rail J,,M 84 Central Pacific bonds.lOn'v Rock Island. 107?f Del. Lack, k Wcstoru.lOi V REAL ESTATE. Probably throe-fourths of the tool estate transactions at present—or, for that matter, at any time—ar o purchases of ohoop lots in tho outskirts of tho oily, just at tho outer edge of tho limits of compactly-built districts, at prices ranging from SBOO to 81,200 per lot. Tho groat majority of thoso purchases aro for actual occu pancy, aud each one indicates the establishment of a homo of somo permanent citizen. Tho greatest activity, both in buying lota of this class aud in building houses costing from SI,OOO to SO,OOO on them, is probably in tho district west of Milwaukee avenue, north of Indiana street, and ns far north as North nvouuo. Another district where tho activity in buying and improving this class of property is nearly, if not quilo, equal, is that west or lloubon street and south of Twen ty-second street, nearly os far west as tho now city limits. There is also groat activity in a dis trict Just oast of Central Park, about a mile square,—from Western avonuo toKedzlo ovouuo, f., \ rom ntre °t to Harrison street. In this district, howovor, prices aro much higher, ranging from SOO to SIOO per front foot, aud property is being improved with a bettor class of houses. Those throe districts are Included in a bolt of territory something over a mile wide and about four miles long, that lies next east of tho chain of West Sido parks. There is nothing spoo idatlvoin connootion with tho sales and Improve ments of property in those quarters. Tho activity is the legitimate ctfoct of tho expansion of tho tho city aud tho settlement there of a resident population that are rapidly Ailing up the space between tho proaont limits of solidly-built Blroot linos and Ibo West Bldo parka. At tbs present rate of progress it will not bo over live or six years before tbo whole of Ibo district will bo as thickly built up an a larpo part of territory fame* nnjfr f < Jl' r ' I l ' l ' o fo “ llu,oli Ol«t attrnot SO ° r 110 population of tbo II , U1080 ,., ;l ,mit orii nro, drat, that all mftna l r" ' vlt ’ llu » radius of aViout four ,( rom o>o Oourt-lloniio,—ground 'la fmltv nf°' o| ti " 11i1 i,, t bc ™»> 1 1 . that tbo prox unity of tho West Hldo parlm will eventually maUo It aa doalrablo a placo for men ?™,.?i 0l ! ora 0 n* ollllß to own homes no can*bo SSi i* n clt y* , 01,0 Iblnif now most nocuod to IncroiiHo tbo movomont of population to thoßo partH of tho city la the extension of tho lines of tho Wont Bldo Hallway Company. Tho Mad son street lino ehoiild ho extended at least a mile. Iho Vanßuren street lino should bo ox tondod Botithweatward. Tho Bluo Island lino should ho extended not only on Bluo Island avo xmo, hut should have a branch to tho west on flomo slrcot near Twelfth street, and tho Ran dolph street lino should have a branch to tho north on Leavitt or Oaldoystroots or on Western ftvonuo, nearly to tho Artesian Well. I ' ON THE NOUTI! AIDE. Thorn is n district north of about Bolden nro mio and west of North Clark street where prices and improvements similar to those in the first of the t above-mentioned West Side districts pre vail ; but the activity of sales and building is not so groat, owing to tho fact that there is no con venient moans of transit from the centre of tho city to tho most desirable parts of tho cheap residence property in that direction. In fact, this is the difficulty with tho whole of tho North Bide suburbs, ond tho main reason that they do not improve more, is, first, that nouo of tho horao-cara of that division oomo down into tho central business quarter; second, that nouo of tho street railway linos on that sldo roach tho now residence districts where people can buy ground at $lO and SGO por Trent foot, and whore salaried and professional men would bo willing to mako permanent homos. Every property-owner on tho North Sido has a largo interest at stake in securing tho transit of all tho North Sido horao*oars across tho river to Ihmdolph street. When this is accomplished tho wholoNorth Sido will experience an increase of population, and improvements will rocoivo a now impulse. Balances, *1,201,310.25 (100,6(4.27 2,701,747.04 320,620.20 8,168,888.03 800,877.01 6,381,680.70 848,802.73 0,370,103.21 612,050.40 4,614,121.00 436,200.68 HUMBOLDT TABIC AND VICINITY. Material progress has been made in the devel opment of property on the lino of improvement to Humboldt Park, and the pavement of Mil waukee avenue ie being rapidly pushed forward to Us intersection with North avenue, to which point the street-cars will bo running as soon as the pavement is completed. North avenue has been cindered from Milwaukee avenue west to the west lino of Humboldt Park/ making a continuous and good drive, all the year round, from Lincoln Park in the North Division to Humboldt Park in the West Division. A great many handsome villas mid cottages are now in process of construc tion, and others aro already completed, along North avenue between Milwaukee avenue and Humboldt Park and Boulevard. The Chicago & Paoiilo Railroad Company have built a fine depot, called “Humboldt Station,” on Bloomington street and California avenuo. California avenue is tho oast lino of Humboldt Park, end runs south along tho oast line of Douglas-Park to tho South Branch. Tho Bride well grounds join tho avenue immediately on tho west, which makes this avenue one of tho longest in tho city. la ° (3a antl building lota of tho Humboldt Park Residence Association are in Hansbrough & Hobs’ Subdivision, extending from North avenuo to Armitago road, and from California avenuo to Humboldt Boulevard, ou both sides of tho railroad station. A number of plana for beautiful villas and cottages are being prepared and tho houses will bo built this season. They will bo supplied with artesian well water, amt, being situated only three and a half miles from tho Court-House, and conveniently located both to steam, rail, and street cars, this will bo a favorite suburb of Chicago. Tho Humboldt Park Residence Association paid SI,OOO per aero for these lands last October. It is safe to say tho enhancement of tho property is already over 23 >or cent, and it will probably double in a short time. 170 105 125 140 285 Tho Humboldt Boulevard, 250 feet wide, runs along the subdivision on tho west lino, and is now being improved by private contract, by tho owners. The property lies just outside of tho city limits, on the north. Tho contract for tho improvement of tho boulevard includes tho planting of four rows of trees of six iuchos in diameter, about thirty foot apart, and tbo sodding of tho beds adjoining tho central drive, in tho width on each sido of forty-six feet. It is also ; iropoeod to improve tho drive with macadam for tho first one-half mile north of tho park. Tho Park Commissioners intend to finish this spring the work on tbo eastern portion of tho mrk, commenced last summer. A largo grotto .ma boon designed, and will also bo constructed. This, in addition to tbo beautiful “ Kamblo ” laid out, will make that part of tbo Humboldt Pork one of tbo most attractive spots on tho West Sido. nines in tbo neighborhood of tho parkhavo advanced very materially sinco last summer. From S6O to $75 por foot is obtoinod for choice locations on park fronts, wbilo tho princl- Eol avenues loading thereto—Chicago avenue ivisiou street, and North avenue—aro hold at from $lO to SSO per foot. Choice residence property In tho neighborhood can ho had for from S2O to S3O por foot, and fronts on tho boulevard are hold at from $lO to SSO por foot. e It will bo Boon that these prices are compara tively cheap.—offering equal advantages in situa tion,—and there can bo no doubt that they must very materially advance this summer. One great obstacle in the general advance of property north of Chicago avenue was in tho fact of tho entire quarter section situated between Chicago avenue and Division street, Robey street and Western avenue, called the Suffron Subdivision was, until lately withhold from tho market by the heirs of the Suffron Estate. They have, however, now con cluded to dispose of it. ON TIIE Bourn SIDE. Olio quarter whore there is tho groatofit ac tivity m sales and improvements of property worth from SSO to §7O njr front foot seems to bo m Egandulo. Probably not less than 2,000 feet of street frontage have been sold there within the past two or throe months, to parties who will improve it this summer, iho greater portion of this frontage will, of course, bo merely improved with shrubbery and made tho ornamental «urrourt|liug of handsome residences, but it will bo occupied, and probably never bo put in tho market for sale again. Tho property on tho South Sido that is most directly in the lino of the progress of good residences is probably that on THE AVENUES,” wiihaah, Michigan, Indiana, and Prairie, south of the city limits, Tho property on those, how ever, has passed into tho hands of capitalists, mio hold it m largo blocks, and seem careless about Bolling at all-. Their indifference op erates aa an obataclo to improvements, which are being turned off eastward, and ‘,J' ca , u * a that, whilo there ia much activity in neighboring quarters there ia nono at all on those lino atroots. The first Indication wo have noticed of adoairo to “wfikonp" and do something to improve tho appearance of their property is tho movomomonl to plant a double row of r TREES ON WAIUBTI AVENUE. from Thirty-ninth to Sixty-third street, this spring. It in proposed to plant about 000 trees or not less than 0 inches in diomotor. and from 25 to 00 foot in height. The majority of tho proper ty-owners have agreed to bear their share of tho expense, and those who have not already done d° 5“ OU J? ftfc onco to offlco of Mr. B. E. Gross—who has undertaken to Be en™ co-operation—ami give their assent. Hut, by far. tho most notable instance of tree-planting that . has been done about Chicago yet—not ©scenting all that has boon done in tho parks—is‘the one on Ash land avenue which does so much credit to tho good taste and public spirit of Sir. SarnJ. Walker, whose good work in this respect will live after him,— a loafymonumont that will cause as many people to think as kindly of him as if ho had built a church or endowed a college. CAPITALISTS COMING TO CHICAGO. wo loam of not loss than four or Jlvo capital lyß* bankers, railroad*nion, and retired nior clmnts, who have accumulated fortnnos during tholr residence of many years in tho scooudary cities of this and adjoining States, and who are • now moving to Chicago to mako permanent homos for tho rest of their ; lives. Two or three have bought residences within tho past two months, and oth ers contemplate buying and building. Ono of those who propose to do tho latter is W. ir. Mitchell, of Alton, who will build a $!i0,000 resi dence on Calumot avonno, just south of Twenty second street, this summer. Tho price paid for the ground was $l5O per front foot. snuunuAN land speculation. The field of moat active operations in thla lino conliuuos to bo the district wont of the Great Eastern Ballrood and south of thotiouthßranch. Prices are maintained at about the range men tioned in our real-estate articles of the last two weeks, and the talk of building arallroad to make it accessible continues. Somoondcavoraarobeing made to got subscriptions from owners of land to build the proposed extension of the Danville & Vincenuoa Bead from Dolton to this city, with what success wo arouuablo to loam. Xh© West Chicago Land Company, which was Tim CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE: MONDAY. MAY 5, organized In connection with tho pnrolmeo of tbo land for ik Northwoßtom Rail- # „ , BOMRARY POn TUP. WEEK. Tno following In tho totnl Amount of city and nuburb r,r,liv"lil? r L T -| t . r “nu orro ' 1 Ul,r l"« tho week ending Sat urilAj. Mnv 3 . City property, number of ealca?3oß: nr°!ii(iAa s l » 2Bo j°7l.> North of city llmltn, number SimM » 5 . co “ B J««r atlo,, » t7 ' r,oo ‘ Sonlh of city IvUil nf J?«2 l n. ep n 0f " n,c ?» 40 1 c °u«lJcratlon ( $140,583. 1450000 y 1 ’ mber of BBlfi9 » 7 5 couildorallon, Total nnlcn, 257. Total consideration, $1,883,033. COMMERCIAL, Satuuda* Evening, May 3. Tho following wore tho receipts and shipments of tho loading articles of produce In Chicago during tho past twenty-four hours, and for tho corresponding date one year ago: RECEIPTS. I Bmi'MKNTS. l 0 1873* | 1872. 1873. I 1872. 1 Flour, 7,7181 0,006 4,003 4,625 Übont,bU 33,480) 8,700 09,033 18,113 Corn, bu 70,070| 129,688 150,284 04,473 Oats, bu 49,830; 25,310 37,129 11,230 liyo. bu, 1,050 700 400 2,200 parlay, bu.... 1,900 0,880 3,045 11,700 Ombs Bood, Hi 03,804 44,200 30,704 4.077 IvIAX Boo<l, luß 85,000 38,000] 3 070 Proem corn, lb 34,000 0,000 10 000 Cured meats, 1b5.,.. 20,600 60,230 1626 002 616,050 Peer, brls I non 'otn forKMM 435 425 626 159 £«n!hJ b »: 2 0 ' 270 88,000 - 37,000 810,125 Tallow, lbs 35,000 12,4001 80,207 ...... suitor, IbS 40,205 61,700 ...... 11.760 Dressed hogs, No.. 65 .....J n!TfiJ 1 S? i » i '° 10,918 10,737 *O7O Shinn' a ' l3o 2 » 851 2.504 2 740 ?,,, op i No 1,739 610 ' flso lildcs.Ha. 110,745 117,605 62,479 60,300 UlgllwinM, br1f1.... 350 437 202 303 11, ‘ t 80,197 71,010 20,470 03,700 Potatoes, bu 24,897 7,038 • 3,409 ’lo9 Lumber, mft 2,094 1,644 1,075 814 Shlugles, m 3,040 1,0541 1 049 2.279 • a ,V h , m , W» Co| 115 '62 jf 140 | 1,290| 1.489 ’ from Btoro on Friday for city con sumption : 4,181 bu wboat; 336 bu corn; 8,174 bu oata; 454 bu ryo; 214 bu barley. Withdrawn for do during the vrook: 22,790 bu wheat j 12,318 bu corn ; 34,183 bu oata ; 0,803 bu ryo; 10,802 bu barley. Tbo following grain ban boon innpoolod Into sloro tbia morning, up to 10 o’clock: CO onra wheat i HI cars corn; 23,100 bu rejected do, by canal j DO cars oata j 8 cara ryo. Total f248 oara), 125,000 bu. A now motto for tbo acalpora, from Machotb : 11 Lay on Mrcduff j and d—d bo bo wbo la not up to snuff.” Tho following wore tho receipts and shipments of broadstnffs and stock at this point during tho week ending with this morning, and for corre sponding weeks ending as dated: SECEIPTS, J lay 3, April 26, Man 4. 1873. 1873. 1872. BUIfMr.NTS, .... 38,794 45,039 27,007 ... 69,935 158,139 120 842 ...477,509 627,450 2,681,390 .1,303,711 168,746 , 184,837 ..4 3,070 1,200 12,122 . 31,283 4 7,208 27,121 61,014 49,780 43,347 17,379 14,857 114,112 Flour, brla.... Wheat, bn.’.,,. Corn, bu Gate, bu.... Bye, bu Barley, bu Live hogs, No, Cattle, N0..... Flour, brls..., Wheat, bu...., Corn, bu...... Oats, bu....... Bye, bu Barley, bu Llvo hogs, No. Cattle, N0...., Tbo exports from Now York for tho wook end log Inst oyonins included 20,000 brla flour; 62,000 bu wheat, nnd 215,000 bu corn. r lboro is a good deal of talk and complaint about our inspection of grain, many people from tbo country claiming that they aro swindled. So far as wo can ascertain, tbo In spectors aro now working closer to tbo rules than over before, under State inspection, and that is what is wanted. If tbo rules aro bad in aomo places they can bo amended bye audbyo; and tboro aro two or three points in which they need to bo changed. But wo do not want a sot of rules that can bo stretched to grado higher tbo grain that comes from com peting points than that which comes from else where. Even if it bo true, as alleged, that that sort of inspection is practised in Milwaukee and Toledo, it is not wanted hero. What is required is a uniform inspection, so that people who want ‘ojuy grain can always know just what they will have served out to them on a given grade. Ihe demand for such grain would establish n discrimination in its favor, as compared with other markets, that ought to satisfy tbo moat chronic grumbler in existence. Tbo ways of sorao of our lumber brokers aro. to use a Topseyism, decidedly “curis.” Not content with reporting their own sales at 500 or SI.OO above the truth, they scan tho public record for tho report of other dealers, and if they are not satisfactory, will carry off tho book, so that none of tho reporters con see it. Are these some of the tricks which weroso exten sively complained of a year or more ago, by the journals published in the lumber regions? or are they only samples of ways that are dark and tricks that wore so vain that all honest men avoid them? THE MABKETS. Tho loading produco markets wore quiet to day, though thoro was considerable bustle in flomo departments, and wore much steadier, tho lluctuations in prices being small. Tho weather was finer, but the people have learned to distrust tho specious promises convoyed in a glimpse of sunshine. The straits are open, but there is lit tle available freight-room, and shippers are not anxious to take oven that; so that there was not much disposition to trade extensively either way. Tho drygoods trade was moderately active, and prices were more uniform and steadier. Groceries were in fair request at unchanged prices, though in coffees, sugar, spices, and some other articles, there are indications of an advance. There wore no now features worthy of special mention in connection with the but ter market. Low grades are unqualifiedly weak, and there is no particular firmness in tho better qualities, but so long as tho receipts of tho lat ter only about equal current requirements, os m the case at present, no material depre ciation m values need bo looked for Bagging, remains quiet and unchanged, Stork being holdat37o,; Ludlow at 350; Lew iston at 3%0. and American at 82Wo. Little or nothing was doing in tho sheep market, and prices are purely nominal. No change was noted PfJ 008 of 00al * * ' IhQ driod fruit trade was slightly more active, without appreciable change m values. Fish wore iu good request, and if wo except whitofish, which are working a little easier, former quotations aro firmly sustained. Hides wore quiet and steady, at lOWfo for heavy green cured aud at for light do. Prices of leather, pig iron, tobacco, and wood wore un changed. A fairly active business was transacted in lum ber to-day. Yard prices for tho lower grades aro weak and unsettled, owing to a similar condition of things iu tho wholesale market. Tho receipts by lake wore light this morning, bo that the offerings consisted mainly of cargoes left over from Iriday. Building materials wore in moder ate request at previous prices, Metals, tinners’ stock, and iron mot with only a fair inquiry, and were without quotable change. Naval states woro active and firm. There was no particular change in the wool market. Western manufacturers aro purchasing email quantities for immediate con sumption, but otherwise the market is quiet and unchanged. Excepting millet and Hungarian, which woro in request and firm, trading in bogus was quiet, prices ruling about tho same as Fri day. Poultry was in liberal supply, and lower. 1 otatooa mot with a moderate inquiry at about former prices. In green fruits an advance in oranges and lemons is noted. Apples and cran berries remain quiet andunohangou. Eggs woro in active local demand, and steady at ll@l2c. llighwiuos woro firm, and iu fair demand, at tho advance noted on Friday, Now York being firm. Sales wore reported of 400 brls at 87&o Sor gallon; and the market closed steady at that guro. Lake freights woro again active, to the extent of the offerings, though there was no advance in ratoa, aa shippers held back steadily till their tonus woro compiled with. Moat of the charters taken on private terms 5 but, as noaraa can bo ascertained, they woro on the baaia of Do for corn, and 100 for wheat to Buffalo; 150 for corn, and ICo for wheat to Kingston, and 450 per 100 Ihs to Now York, and 500 do to Boston or Portland. Pondatont attempts have boon made recently to hoodwink the re porters In lake freights (aa well as in lumber) • and there is the beat of reason to believe that quotations have boon too high to agree with the facts, A total of nine charters was reported which will carry out 103,000 bu wheat, and 101 - 000 bu corn. ' Provisions woro quiet and steady, there being very little desire to trade, and that ohiolly in the way of settlements. Moss Pork was tne moat active, and was a shade higher, though quoted dull In Now York. Lard was dull and a shade easier, being In larger supply. Wo note that the receipts from country points during the past week woro more than twice as groat as the shipments. Moats woro dull ami unchanged. Iho market closed at (bo following range of K'2?" 1 , Mc f? P ol *' CM, ‘ or sollor May, 917.80® i?.'! 85 ! .‘!2 J? 1 ' 0 . I '/' 1 ' 10 '* 18 ' 00 <®> 8 -laK ido nollor ufJ5o B iin @19.80• lard, caah or. Hollar Mar, 98.8u®)8.00 1 do Bailor Juno, 90.10ff1t1.12X! do oollor July, 90,1)5@1).37X, Snoot pToliloilUras OOntod at 10@12o, ■ Dry Halted moats quotablo at 6X@BX° for Hliouldoro; fiX@BXo for ohort ribs | and o@l)Xp for short clear. Boxed shoul ders. oJ<@7o. English meats, o@l)%c for short *v 8 l for short oloar. Bacon is quot- I Moulders, lOKo for clear ribs, lOtaj for short clear, ami 10@14%0 for hams, all I?™. Hess hoof, $9.00@U.25? extra moss do, fl0.00@10.a5? beef hams, $28.00@29.50. City tallow, 7%@80? groaso quotable at Ck’@osi , o. , Halos woi-e reported of COO brls moss pork sollor Juno at $18.12% ? 1,000 brls do at $18.10; 2,000 do at $18.00? 7CO brls do, seller July, at $18.00? 700 brls do at $18.25? 1,000 tea lard, aol- Jor June, at59.12%0? 250 lea auminor laid at 8%ooaali? do,ooo lha shoulders at 0%o; 20,000 Iba short ribs at 8%0. *• * The "Daily Commercial Deport" gives the fol lowing aa shipments of provisions from this city ‘°siJ® wo , ek ending May 1, 1873, and elnoo Not. x, i 072 ? alao comparative figures ? Lard, llamt Should'ri JtMdUt, *>rU, let. tet, tbs. lit. .HJ J.S9I 3,16.1 ,87,H0C 807,(100 iSS,v£ ‘Sasi AJHias .«s Bfttnotlme'Twa. 7P.C17 U5.9Q1 60,819 37,809,401 03,670|173 shipments In detail wore an follows s Shoulders, ? U , 5 ®V<> rk rlb * 373 b *« ? short clear, 31 bus; bxß J long rib, 33 bxn ; Cumberland!, 30 bXB J "i./ or3B J 73 bxa t Staffordshire, 07 bra: South or ™ b , lr<? » 13 2 bxs ; long hams, 218 bxa ; Birmlug. *]f”b 20 bxa j Irish cut, 85 bxa: bacon, 131 bis • HtanorUßblro hams, 8 bxs; clear backs, 17 bxa; bellies, .? i«* * bo , r ill2 pea; rough aides, 080 pea: ahouldara, 1,725 pea, Boxes provlalona, 430. riour was very quiet, thord being scarcely enough doing to establish a market, aud most of that on private torma. Prices were nominally unchanged, though quoted weaker in Now York, Bran waa firm. Sales wore reported of CO brls white winter extras on private terms : 200 brls spring extras at 86.50 ? 00 brls do at 80.00 : 100 nni ß i i at co ° brls do on private terras : 200 brls spring suporfinos at 83.75 : GO brla rye flour t (Charter Oak) at $1.25 j 50 brls do at 81.10. Total, 1,800 brls. Also 10 tons bran at 8X1.25. and 40 tons do at $ll.OO, both on track : 10 tons middlings at 812.00, delivered ; and 10 tons corn meal at $11.50, at mill. Tho following woro tho quotations at tho oloao : Fair to choice while wlulor extra $ 8.00 @10.65 Hod wlulor extras. 7qq @ 855 Good to choice spring extras o*oo ea o*7o Low to medium 475 JS «‘vn Miuncaotaa (patent) 8*25 Janos Good to fancy Minnesota 6.60 W 8.00 Bprlug euperfluoa 2.GO* 4^70 ?!r°n floUr 4.15 ® 4.40 Br » n 11.00 @ll.OO Wheat was quiet at about tho same average of prices as on Friday, though closing #0 lower, the movement of tho session being downward from the opening. Tho market was a very steady one, however, tho changes in prico being mrdb slowly. Now York was inactive, and there were few, if any, country orders, either to buy or to sell, so tho market was loft entirely to local in fluences. These were of the bearish order. Sev eral heavy blocks woro placed on tho market by order of the cliques who congregate in business oluces, aud work on tho pool plan through bro kors. It was alleged that those sales woro made for tho purpose of breaking down prices, but that waa not necessarily tho case. It is well known that several of our heaviest op erators have been gradually creeping out from under it for several days past, and those were hut following suit. There are now but few of tho loading operators who are apparently on tho long side; though “you can’t most always toll,” ns they are like tho waterman referred to by Bunyon, who “ looked ono way aud rowed another.” Still there woro enough on tho short side to prevent much of a drop to-dav, though tho general fooling was heavy. The ship pers took hold of cash whoat, but rather sparing ly. Seller Juno opened at 81.26#, declined to advanced #c, and receded to 81.25%, closing at 81.25%. Sollor Slay, or regular No. 2 spring sold at 8L23#@1.24, closing nominal at 81.23%, with strictly fresh receipts about 81.24. Sollor July was uominal. No. 3 spring was dull at 81.14#@1.15, closing at tho insido: and rejected slow at 08#c. Cash sales woro reported of 2.000 bu No. 2 spring (hard) at 81.24# ; 34,200 bu do at 81.24; 5,0u0 Im Ho at 81.23# : 22,400 bu do at 81.23# ; 10,000 bu do at $1.23% 5 15,000 bu do at 81.23# ; 400 bu No. 8 spring at $1.15 } 1,600 bu do at $1.14# ; 400 bu do, short receipts, at 81.14; 400 bu rejected spring at GBO. Total, 91,400 bu. Com waa voiy quiet, and very steady, all through tho regular session, tho average prices being about #0 lower than ou Friday, and #0 below the closing of that afternoon. U-’hero was a fair quantity of com on tho market, both of cash lota and options, and littlo demand: but holders are not anxious enough to soli to put down prices. Deuce thoro was a stand off, with #0 difference botwoou buyers aud sellers most of tho time. Advices from other points woro not important, though Now York waa onsior. Our receipts aro now fair 5 but a largo propor tion goes rejected: 51 cars of tho 141 inspected this morning, with all that arriving by canal, was passed mto that grade, showing that tho Inspectors aro not exclusively severe on

canal com. Thoro is no doubt that a largo proportion of tho winter shelled com is damp, aud so long as tho rules require that damp com shall bo graded asrejocteu, tho In spectors have no right to pass it otherwise. This diminishes tho offerings of No. 2, and tends to keep tho market firm on tho speculative grade. Seller Juno was tho principal deal tho option opened at 40%0. declined to 40#o, ruled steady at 40#@40%0, from 11 to 1 o’clock, and closed easier at 40#c. Seller tho month, or regular No. 2 sold at 87#@33#0; seller July at 42#@42%0, and sollor August at 43#@43#0, all closing dull at tho iuaido. Strictly fresh receipts of No. 2 closed nominal at 38#o. Cash sales woro reported of 1,200 bu No. 2 at 88#o; 10,000 bu do at 38%o: 25.000 bu do at 38c , 40,000 bu do at 37#0: 15,000 bu do at 87%o; 1,000 bu rejected ot 34#0; 10,300 budoatSdo? 16,800‘bu do at 30c, and 11,200 bu do at 35#c. both afloat: 800 bu by sample at SOo. Total, 132,400 bu. Oats were active, and averaged about #0 higher, though tho oarly strength was lost when New York was reported os closing weaker. The demand waa good, but principally for seller Juno, which opened at 83#o, advanced to 340, and closed at 33#0. Seller the month, or regu lar, sold at 31#@320, closing at tho insido. Strictly fresh receipts closed at 32#c. Cash sales wero reported of 3,000 bu at 32#0 : 4,200 bu at 82#o; 5,000 bu at 820 5 80,000 bu at 81#o: 40.000 bu at 81#o ; 2,400 bu rejected (special bouso) at 810 ; 600 bu do at SOo. Total, 85,200 bu. Kyowaa more active at tho rocont doolino, Trbich brought out two or tbroo orders for ship ment, especially as the receipts continue very light. Sales were reported of 8,200 bu No. 2 at at which quotation tho market closed stoad}% Barley was quiet and unchanged. There was no demand and little ottering. Wo quote No. 2 at 72@820; No. 3 at Gl@ C8o: and rejected at 45@190, tho inside for Bock Island receipts, and the outside for fresh receipts in other houses. An attempt was made early to make 750 tho uomiual rate for “regu lar " No. 2, but it was afterwards ascertained that that price was hid by a party who wanted to sell, and timed his hid sd that no ono was around who would bo likely to soil. Cash sales were re ported of 800 hu No. 2 (North Side) at 82o: 400 hu do (B. I.) at 720; 1,200 hu rejected at 400. Total, 2,400 bu. JUIU.EV DOcioniNa. To the Editor of The Chicago Tribune} The (shaking of tho barley bag seems to caufio 6omo Btlr among tho mixers, doctors, and friends of tho profession in general, but they aro bark ing at tho wrong Tree, and, as I have done tho shaking. I will try to prevent misunderstanding and misconstruction. Tho odvocatoa of “ regu lar barley ” soy that very llttlo, if any, sulphured barloy wont into elevators, and they aro trying to imprest! tho idea, as if tho objections woro based principally on sulphured barloy. This is not bo. Thoro was very littlo said in tho barloy crowd about sulphured barloy being inspected us No. 2, and it is tho general impression that In spectors would not knowingly inspect tho sul phured stuff as No. 2, but tho doctoring business was carried on very largely, and with groat suc cess, by some prominent linns in and outsido Chicago, and, as it became detected In the East ern markets, maltsters and brewers refused to buy Chicago barloy. Tho proas in Now York Stato stigmatized our barley as a fraud, and prices of Chicago No. 2, which, at tho opening of the season, were above Canada product, receded, on account of the bad roputo of our barley, about Bflo per bushel below Canada. Tho com plaint against regular No. 2 barloy, or, in other words, ogainst Hock Island Elevator, was baaed mainly on tho inspection, which admitted No. 3 ns No. 2, and it is generally known that No. 3 barloy from other houses, after being run through a fanning mill, wont in tho Hock Island as No. 2. I will give a few figures for illustra tion, and can furnish facts enough to convince oven tho scion of tho celestial shoot of Chicago. On the 20th of April, 1873. tho Hock Ii land Elevator containo'd 38,000 bu No. 2 barloy: 0,000 bit No. 3; rejected, none; while tho elevators of G. Armour A Co. contained only 13,000 bu No. 2 barloy; 0,000 bu No. 3; 10,000 bu rojoulcd; while the shipments of No. 2 woro by far tho largest from lluck Island, and comparatively loss of No. 8 than in any other houses. It Is also a fact that tho section tributary to tho Hock Island Hailroad furnished the poorest barley, and 1873, the question arlaoa, What has become of all the rejected barlov which thin road brought to Chi cago ? The charanlona of the mixed ring also know that regular barley is doproci | ated by shorts, who want to buy fn low, while they well know that the complaint comes oxclu slvdy from the opposite aide,—from parties who suffered keenly endlong from the malpractice, and whoso patience have boon mixed and sul phured away at last. So much good has boon accomplished already that tho regular No. 2 in spected out this week was far hotter than Us predecessor, and, If wo can carry tho point that tho Insnootiou out shall bo independent of tho -inspection in. wo will root out the evil in no time ? and, if tho Inflection out will ho carried on with Justice and according to law, tho prefer ence for other houses will cease, as if by maglo. Tlioro lo very good No. 2 barley in tho Bock Island, and shippers should Insist on receiving this, ami I no other. Homo elevators might bo short of No. 2 I barley at the end,—but who caroa ? L. J. K. LATEST. Wheat and corn wore moderately active in tho afternoon and steady. Tho former at $1.23%@ 1.23% sollor tho month, and $1.25%@1.25% seller Juno. Corn sold at 37%@37%0 aolfor tho month, and 40%0 sollor Juno. Other groin and provisions woro quiet and unchanged. CHICAGO DAILY MARKET. _ , Saturday Eviktno, May I). ALCOHOL—Wao in fair request at $1.75®1.81 for 04 per cent proof. BIIOOMjCORN—Fair to prlmo grades wore In good request at tlio quoted prices. Common com plenty and dull. Wo quote: No. 1 hurl, CgOtfo per lb; No. lAi bl ? i( '. 5 ® 5^0 ' No * 2 do, 4®4,tfo ; No. d do. pulo and rod. 202kr0, * ° * BEANS AND I’EAS—Wero in moderate request and steady. Peas aro unchanged. Wo repeat: Choice hand-picked navies, $2,5502.00; do mediums, $2.40® •t £US f 2E lop fff.°dos, $1.25®2.00; greon peas (In brls). 11.4001.05; yellow do(lnTsagß)sl.23. BUILDING MATERIALS—Wore quiet and un changed, excepting Aro clay, which is now quoted at s3.oopor hrl,or(slo.ooper ton. Wo queto:Stucco,s2.6o ®2.7fi; Now York stucco, casting, $3.7604.00; su perfine do, $3.6004.00; Portland cement, $7,000 8.00 por hrl; Roeondalo cement, $3.2503.50; UIU ca, Louisville, uud Akron cement, $2.00 per hrl* innrblo dust, $3.2503.60; llmo In bulk, 80c®$l.00: lime (brla), $1.25 per brl; wblto sand, per brJ, $1.78 0.00; plnatorlug hair, per bu, 400500 ; flro brick, per 1.000, $40.00000.00; building brick (common), $8.50 00.50; sower brick, $12.00013.00; country brick! $12.00, delivered: old brick, $0,0000.50; Bt. Louis bydraullo pressed, $45.00. del.; Milwaukee pressed. $32.60, del.; do common, $14.00; Racine pressed, $30.00 del,; do common, $14.00 ; Hillsdale, $25.00, del.; Indi ana pressed, $22.000 24.00; do common, $12.00 : Arc clay, per brl, $3.00, or SIO.OO per ion. The following la the list of prices por box of. 50 feet for domestic win dow glass, from which a reduction of 45 and 6 nor cent Is made to dca ora: FtrH Double „ Quality. « trenqlh. 7xlo to Bxlo f1,76 0,00 Bxl4 to 10x15 8.10 12 00 12x18 to 10x20 9.23 10*00 18x22 to 18x30 11,00 lo’oo 20x28 to 24x30 13.00 21.00 I SOxOOto 40x00 45.00 BUTTER—Ohoico dairy continues lu good request, and prices kcop well up. Low grades aro accumula ting, and tbo market la weak and unsettled. Follow ing are the quotations ; Common to choice roll, 240 30c; strictly choice dairy, packed, 30©340; medium to good, 26©280; Inferior to common, 10023 c. BAGGING—Nothing now wau developed In this mar ket. A moderate business waa transacted at the an nexed quotations ; Stark, 370; Ludlow, 350; Lewis ton, 34,vc{ American, 32tfo; Amoskeag, 32»*0; Otter Creek, 34c; burlap baga. 4 and 5 bu, 20®220; gun nies, single, 17018 c; double, 23022 c; wool sacks. 07><c. ’ CHEESE—Prices are nominal, not enough being done In the way of sales to establish market values. Wo repeat our list, as follows; Now York factory, 150 16o; Ohio factory, 13014 c ; Western factory, 12014 c, COAL—A light demand existed at the follow | Ing prices: Lehigh, lump, $12.50013,00; prepar ed, $12.50013.00; Lackawanna, $12.00 ; Erie, $10.00: , Briar Bill, SIO.OO ; Walnut Hill, SIO.OO Blousl burg, $10.00; Cherry Mine, $9.00; Hocking Valley, $9.00; Indiana canuel coal, $9,50; Indiana block! $9.00; Kirkland grate, $9.00; Mluonk, $3.00: Wil mington, $3.00. CUOPEHAOE—Was in light demand at the annexed prices : Pork barrels, $1.2001.30; lard tierces, $l.CO@ 1,70; whisky barrels, $1.0002.10; Aour barrels, 60066 c; pork staves, rough, $17.000 20.00; do bucked or sawed, $20.000 25.00; tierce staves,rough, $20,000 25.00; do bucked or sawed, $25.000 28.00; whisky staves, rough, $24.000 28.00; do, bucked, $30,000 33.00; Aourstaves,s9.oooll.oo ; circle flour beading, 708 c per set; flour hoop poles, $14.00015.00 per mjjiork and tierce poles, $30.00035.00 per m. EGGS—Were lu active local demand and steady at I 11012 c, Sales include 270 cases at 120 : 500 doz at Hfec; 800 doz do nt lie. • I FEATIIERS—Prime live geese are still very scarce, I ami sell readily at full outside prices. Other grades are unchanged. Wo quote; Prime to choice live goose at 73070 c. from first hands; jobbing prices, 78® 85c for assorted feathers; mired feathers, 40005 c; chicken, G@Bo. Sales include 2 socks live-geese feath ers at 75c. PlSH—Lake flsli were easier, but saltwater descrip tions wore • llrmly hold at former quotations : No. 1 Whitehall, X hrl, $7.00; No. 2 do, $0.75; No | 1 shore mackerel, X hrl, $11.00011.23; No. 1 bay, $0.0009.25; No. 2 hay mackerel, X hrl, $7.35® 7.0U: No. 1 shore kits, sl.a r »01.OO; hank codfish, per 100 lbs, $0.00@0.25; Qcorgo’a codfish; $0.60® 0.76; Labrador herring, split, hrls, $9.0009,50; do X hrl, $4.7506.00; Labrador herring, round, hrl, $8.00@8,C9; do X hrl, $4.2504.50; box herring No. 1, 81083 c; box herring, scaled, 42®450; Columbia River salmon, X brls, $10.00010.25. FRUITS AND NUTS—Prices were without material change. The demand was fair at the annexed quotations; Foheiqn—Dates, 800 c; figs, drums, ll@14c; figs, box, 14,V@lG>tfo; Turkey prunes, OtfQlOc; raisins, , $2.G5@2.75; Zante currants, 808X0. Domestic—Aidea I apples, 18020 c; Michigan do, 007 c; Western do, 6®0o; I Bouthem do, 4X®SXo; poaches, pared, 17@I0o; I poaches, halves, C®oXo; do, mixed, 4xosXc; black berries, o@9jtfc; raspberries, 40041 c; pitted cherries, 22024 c. Nuts—Filberts, 14015 c; almonds, Terra gona, 21023 c; Naples walnuts, 24025 c; Brazils, 11 012o: pecans, U012Xo; African peanuts, 6X070; Wilmington peanuts, 708o; Tennessee peanuts, 4VO Cc. I | GROCERIES—'The general features of the grocery, market wore unchanged. Coffees and sugars are meet ing with a liberal demand, and are strong, the tendency being to advance. Other goods In the list were quoted steady. We repeat our list: Bi Card Soda—7*^@B?^c, Coffees— Mocha, 32033 c; O. G. Java, 27@280; Java. No. 2, 20Q20X0 J fancy Rio, 24024V0; choice do, 23X@23Xc; prime Rio, 23X®23X'u; good do, 22 V ©230; common do, 2lX@2lXc; roaatlng do, 19V0 20*o; Singapore, 23X®24c; Costa Rico, fancy, 24V® 34Xoj do, prime, 23X0240; Maracaibo, 23023x0/ Candles— star, full weight, 20x@21c; stearins, full weight, 15X@10o; do short weight, 14X@15c. Rick—Patua, 8x@8Xo; Raugoon, 7x®Bo: Caro* lina, BX@2o j Louisiana, B®BXc. Suoans—Patent cut loaf, 15X®13Xo; crushed, powdered, and granulated, 12X@I2Xo; A, standard, i ll?»@UXo; do No. 2, HX@U?«c; B, lIX®HXc; ex tra O,llOllXc ; ONo. 2, 10X@10;»o; yellow O,IOV @10Xo; choice brown, 10X@10Xo; prime do, 9XO I lUc; fair do, 0X®2&o« choice molasses sugar, 10 01QX 0 » fair do, 0X02X0; New Orleans sugar, choice, 1O01OXC; do prime, OXO9J«c; do fair, U® OXo: common, 608Xo. Byiiurs—Diamond drips, |1.3D@1.35; silver drip* extra flue, 72©750; good sugar-house syrup, 45@480 ; extra do, 60@550; Now Orleans molasses, choice, 83 @85o; do prime. 750800 ; do common, Co@7oc; Porto Itico molasses, choice, 660G30; common molasses. 33 Q4oc. Salraatos—Common to boat. 9@loc. Spices— Allspice, 17018 c; cloves, 37@580; cassia, 880400 ; popper, 2:jx024? ; ('0 ; nutmegs, $1.2501.30: ginger, pure, 28030 c j do No. 1, 20@23c : do No, 2.10 @ll)c. ’ • Soaps—French mottled, German mottled, {Golden "West, C@oj/c ; White Lily, CKO Clio; White Rose, ; brown Windsor, 41/ @ 4#c \ palm, o@fi>tfo; Savon Imperial, o>/@o*i , c. Sxaiioh—Gloss, U, 1 !('@10o; corn, 9@Ilo: laundry, 60 7c; common, G>y@Co. GREEN X’RUlTß—Oranges and lomona have ad vanced and aro very linn, owing to tho upward ten dency of prices in Now York, oranges particularly, as they aro now relatively lower hero than at tho East, Other fruits nro dull aud unchanged. Wo now quote: Apples, common to fair, $1.0002.60; good to choice, $2.70(33.76 per brl from store; cranberries (cultivat ed) at $8.00012.00 per brl; lemons at $(1.6007,00 per box: Palermo oranges, $1.7605.00 ; Messina do, SO.OO. HOPS—Woro in light reciuest. Following nro tho quotations: PrJrao io choice Western ot 400480 : common to fair, 26036 c. HAY—Pressed timothy was In more liberal supply, anti was weak. Prairie coutiuuoa in fair demand at full prices. Loose bay la now coming in freely, ami la taming downward. Wo quote whole sale prlcca paid by dealers, on follows, curs to con tain 20,111)0 itta: Oh Tiuck— Timothy, bcator pres sed. thi.CUOI7.UO; timothy, loose pressed, $16.00016.50; prairie, pressed, tl3.oo@ia.oo. Oh Waugh— I Timothy, loose, $115.00018,00! prairio, loose, SH,OO(a) 17.00. Por delivery of pressed, $1.00(31.00, according to dis tance. HIDES—A moderate business was done at tho an nexed range uf prices: Croon cliv butchers', 7o: green cured light, ; do heavy, lOtfo; part cured, lO01O.h'c; green calf. 17o; veal kip, He; dry calf, 2flo; dry kip, Wo; dry salted, 17(*$lHo; dry flint, 2O021o; loug-huirod kip, 12o; deacon aklua, COQCflc ; grubby, scored, cut. or otherwise damaged, two-thirds price. IKON AND BTEFX—The market was moderately active at (ho following range of jirlcca : iron 1 4-10® 4 8-10 rales Jloimc-hUoo Iron 0 (5 ri {Morales Plate iron, common tank 0# (*{ 7 ratrs KUBHlftilOU vib Ituasia iron, No. 1 slalnod,. iflc $} ib Norway Iron 0 ® V lb Norway mil rods Utf ®K)o )b German plow stool 11 ®l‘Jo lb Knylinh ca«l jilow stool ,I‘J (icl'Jtfo |b American tool stool 17# ®lHu lb Chrome tool stool IB ®2O ratei Knullah tool steel 21 Vf ®<J3 rates liiitflltdi sprlnu sled 11 (isl2,Vo lb Ll2ATllEU—llemalug quiet and Arm, bb |>miously quoted. City harness Country harness, Line, city, y 1b.... Kip, V |b Kip, veals City upper, No. 1, V ft City upper, No. 2, Vft.....*.., Country upper, No. 1 Collar, y ft Calf, dty Calf, country Hour'll upper, standard Hough upper damaged Buffalo slaughter sole. best.... "D. A.” solo. 2?!f * 1.289 1.45 f t L'raV.v//.-.;;; Trench calf. Jodot. * ‘ M «ofl nn French calf, Lomolno Cf/ooraso’on French calf/24 to 33 1b5.... ;: French kip, 00 to 100 lbs ’ I SB? 1 M METALS AND TINNERS’ BTOOK-Trndo 1* father quote * bUt priCOS havo ml{Tercd 00 materiel change. Wo Tin Plate—lo,loxl4,ll6.Bo ; do, 13x19 tin no * iin wf.ffli. a °‘ roofl *e* 10. *1* o ; 2(; l’ia Tih—Largo, .Jo; «m»1l,.jo; b.r, <.o. Sheet Zino—Full cqbVh, lie* half casta. 111/ rail l//>« lona quantity, H«o; «lab, V u «a*Wcj BnssT Inon-No. I. o>fo role., of!s per cent in made from the list, uwcount n 1 . C "."rtta^S?‘„ r r !r, l S <S918o; bnltm - Iflo; b 10c; 20, 20o; MU bundle/ 16 percent' dis count; fence wire, 7 Vo7»<c. 1 10 NAILS-Woro hi fair request at the following range °fprJcca: 10® COd, per keg, $5.60 rates; 8d do, $3.76;fd do, $0.00; 4d do. $5.25; 3d do, $7.00; sA do, fine, $8 60* 3d do, $8,75 ; clinch, $7.87 V ; 12* c off to {hetrade NAVAL STORES—The demand is active at the sub joined prices: 8 i 8 % I g Tarred rope, ft lb 10 S }4 S»lih ,l, A^S al ® B *°° 98,60 Ta l ? h M bri rl 07.00 nria v* *, 6.60 «0.00 , s ~No changes were made In prices of oils. Oar- ’ and teasod remain alrong, while other do fr a SS Ble ‘ dy .‘ Wo quotes Carbon, 20020 Vo; ox do ? Jo » 1 ’i 72 oL No * 2 ’ 070 ♦ Unaoed » raw, 07o; refill ’ *VOa? whale, 8Bo; sperm, $2.0002.10; ucatei 1, 80°”’ ffiSi, feXiJffi PQULTRY—Was In largo supply end lower. There was only a moderate locd inquiry. Bales Include 3 y V fc 1Cc ’ i 1 ooop do at 150 JIB coops chlck s4 00 * * 3,805 ° 0001,8 d ° * l 13,75 » 18 coop* choice do at ni?A?f T «^SS?r? oro ,n la , rg .° BU PP Iy end moderate ro 2?Sai t «J o ®'w? for * P“cbhlowß on track, and mixed at 33®39c. We note sales of 1 car choice poachblows ?rLw \ } T d ?, ? fc 45 V 3 cara »l*cd at 38c, all on \} “q r P eacl jblowß at 1 car do at 480 ; 1 car l attfilSS dJo 1X car do at CO.; X car mixed rt,?S?. S "5 l . over timothy were qutot and un changed. Prime timothy Is. hold at $4.25. Millet and Hungarian were firm, the former at $1,1201 20 and the alter at 11.40Q1.60, for fair to chdcoseed* Wo quote sales of ICO bags very choice timothy "at $4.35° 20 bags at $4.00; 8 bags at $3.96; Shags at $3 90* lad h»g. poor at fc.75; 10 bag. olovorSt{“js; IS\,Z « 4(1 •” S!i ln 5 i ' r *“? l 1 1-s ° : .?* b "B* “ l *L4S; J4 bags at IU?«fHb;PXM ,Ct “ tU ° ; ' 10 ° °“« 8 » l SABU, DOOH3, AND BLINDS—Wore In tolerably fair roqueat at proylouo prlcoo. A dl.tounl of ItCiSO per cent is made from list prices. i, n ?«^?’“o' Vaß i n medornte demand at tho prices given below, Onondaga and Saginaw, floe, $2.00; ordinary to or B ?’ f 2 ;°°» c Sf, reo d, $2.25 : ground solan aliT* rt t ? oui J , ? ff, » W * 50 * with bags $4,2504.80; Ashton dairy, per sack $5.60; ground alum, $2,25®2.40; Turk’s Island, $2,00. 8 *5^ t,u ? a roaeonably actlro Juqulrj at tho following range of prices: Young Hyson, common to fair, 6O0COo; do good, C6® 780 do choice to extra fine, $1.00@1.10; common ? n ®old Hyson. 76c@11.00: common im penal, 60066 c; good to choice do 80c@$1.10: flxfoto 70c®$1,10choice,$l.lCi@l.2«J; extra, d 3601.46; choice to extra leaf Japan, 00c@$l.o0; fair to good do, 70@80o; common do 42@46c; colored natu ral leaf Japan, 65@C60; common to tine Oblong. Seta * c ® L 66@G5c; choice to extra, 83c051.00. w TODACCO-Was quiet and steady; Ckkwimo—FlDO Out—Extra, 703850) choloo, (H® 76n; common, 88060 c; poor, 40000 c, I'LDo-N.turalloaf, 7O08UO; half bright, S0®70o: black, sound, 45@55c. • Smosiko—Extra, 33@33c; modlum, 30©320j com mon stems, 27@29c. t v>, »,um WOOD—There is a good and Incroaslngdemsnd, and at the recent doclino the market la steady. We auoto* £ O SS^V $ Jn 00 . i „ n,aI)1 .”’ * U -°°! Wokorr, iu.ooi.lab., $7.0007.60, delivered. ’ * WOOL—There was a light Inquiry from Western mannfaoturen, Annexed are the quotations: Tub, washed, extra medium GlfiMSo Tub, washed, common to fair isrAMn Common dingy VxaiTn FJooco, washed, XX, light * ‘isJSila Fleece, vuhtd, X, """JJsIbS Fleece, washed, X&XX, dingy 40('A440 Flocee, washed, medium light 43fA450 Fleece, washed, medium dingy 37®420 FJeoce, unwashed, XAXX, In good condition... ,30@U20 Uccco, unwashed, coarse to medium 30@330 Fleece, unwashed, coarse, and dingy 27(«30o Super, pulled 38@430 Extra, pulled j,gJa 440 Hurry wool s@loc less, CHICAGO LIVE STOCK MARKET. Review for tnc Week Ending Satur day Evening-, May 3. . Saturday Evkniuo, May 3. Tbo. roooipto of live stock during the week bavo boon oa follows: Monday..., Tuesday..., 'Wednesday. Thursday ~ Friday Saturday... , Tola) 22,041 7ft, ISO 6.478 Last week ..... 20,001 60.078 0 388 Week before last *..111,863 66,388 7|(J67 Sbipmonta wore aa follow: * Cnttlti, ISocjs, Sftctp, 2.048 8,528 .... 2.050 7,023 80S 3,108 8,810 3,002 8,283 433 2,604 10,707 Monday... Tuesday..,. Wednemlay. Thursday.. Friday..... Total. Last week Week before laVt IT/Jiß «£mfl 3[mi« Tbo arrivala from Jan. Ito May 1, this year and laflt, wero as follows t January.. February. March..., April...., Total, January. February, March... April, Total 107,040 870,103 140,813 From the foregoing tables it will bo seen that in comparison with last year tboro has boon an average monthly increase of 11,490 cattle, and 133,607 bogs. Tho receipts of sbeep show fac ing off of 13,202 during the four months- CATTLE—In this department of trade tbo past week baa been chiefly remarkable for the unparalleled heavy receipts, and tho extreme lethargy that has characterized trade from the opening of the market on Monday to tho close. Tho depreciation in values, though not as groat as might reasonably havo boon expected to result from tho marketing of 22,000 cattle in a single week, has boon suflioieut to entail severe losses upon Western drovers, a very consider able proportion of tho offerings being disposed of at prices actually lower than was paid for the stock in tho country. Tho decline was by no means uniform, somo grades being “ off " barely an while a will no more than coyer tho reduction in others. Good to choice quali ties of from 1,200 to 1,350 lbs average havo suffered most, not that tho character of tho do maud has essentially changed, but because tho supply largely consisted or those description!!. A#o will make good tho decline in smooth well fatted steers of lighter average (say from 1,080 to 1,150 lbs), while desirable stockers have sold steadily at prices not appreciably lower than pre vailed at tho oloso of the previous week. Prices of butchers' stuff, by which is understood com mon to choice cows and heifers, and fairish steers and oxen, have suffered to the extent of a Veal qjvlvoH havo boon too plenty, aud aro fully COo per 100 lbs lower, present rates being $3.00(5)5,25, with sales mostly at $3.50@J.51), Now milch cows are soiling at about former quotations, or at $20.00@46.00 per head, accord ing to quality. To-day only a moderate amount of trading was done, and tho fooling of depression prevalent during tho preceding* days of tho week was a feature of the market. There wore a number of Tory fine droves among tho offerings, ouo of which found a buyor at $0.25, and another at SO.OO. Early in tho week those droves woro hold at $7.00 and $0.75, respectively. Dotwoou 3,000 and 4,000 head remain In the yards unsold, and tho prospects for tho opening days of tho ensuing week are not cheering. Following aro tho closing Extra—Graded steers averaging 1,450 lbs and upward Choice Peeves—Fine, fat, well formed 3 your to 5 year old steers, averaging 1,300 to 1,460 11s 6,6005,70 Good Beeves—Well-fattened, finely formed steers, averaging 1,200 to 1,300 lbs 8.1005.35 Medium Grades—Steers In fair Heal), aver agl.lK 1.100 to 1,250 ILS 1.8055.00 butchers’ Slock—Common to fair steers, and good to extra cows, for city slaughter, averaging 800 to 1,100 lla 4.0005,00 Stock Cattle—Common cattle, m decent flesh, averaging 700 to 1,080 Its 3.8505.00 Inferior—Light and thin cows, heifers, stags, bulls, and scallawag steers 8.0001.00 Cattle—Texts, Northern wintered 4,0001,60 Cattle—Corn-fed Texas 4.0503.00 110GB—The Log market opened dull and do nrosßod this wook, and thoue have Loon lit) prom inent foaturou tLrougLout. The Hupply. an will bo aeon, has boon remarkably largo for the aoa eon, and has ho largely exceeded the require ment!} of tlio trade that buyorswero in a position ...$ 390 41 ... 3CO 38 ... 410 43 ... COO 1.10 ... 853 1,20 ... 2HO 30 ... 95® 27 ... 250 27 ... 200 23 ... 1.200 1.40 ... 1.10(a) 1.25 ... 300 35 270 80 ... U3O 87 80® 83 Cattle, Toy,, Shun. 7.810 11.816 »7l 0,0110 H.f.'i'i (5|7 8.106 10.440 AOO 3,053 14,(W0 2,130 30,6510 1,7351 800 7.000 aso 13,360 Cl.'fJJ i sj-js 16,943 4H.403 ],UO'J RECEIVED IN 1873. Cattle. IToij*. Sheen. 69,820 CRISIS 89.251 45,010 878,700 37,720 63,830 271,020 31,001 61,249 292,003 25,670 RECEIVED IN 1872. Cattle. lloqs. Sheep. • 53,170 170,785 38,170 . 58,303 1C9,H9 24,771 QUOTATIONS. to successfully dictate terms, and wo havo to ?«?n° an avorn K° daily reduction of about 7o nor - °» . H *... tbo cloning rates being £M.05@5.30. at tlio close of tho previous , f l ulot fooUngprovailfld. Buy- MdiT.A 0 u * u 1 but ihoro was a notico !n iif «!! co °! any f bbs ff bl{o active competition. i dr . ftßKlnK trade from first to last! makfnn it B iM tt n b K nr° * nmo aB yontorday. sales fifi 10/sffi ik St‘Ss®i? , ° 5 for f oor t0 common, at nnni ♦ 1 i f ? rme Jl u,n » and at *5.20@5.80 fop ioiO@o 2o' O CO ' lho ‘‘“srorsworoot ~ , „ . HO® BALES. Ao. Av. Price. Vo. Av. Price xvi a„ n-/ C 3 107 $5.15 CO 205 $5.00 ’ 71 173* £ 33 200 6.25 6 5 201 6.25 00 171 b’iJ ® 2 i 7B 5.18 88 17*4 6,15 40 ]HO 6*l2W M 208 6,20 60 235 6.35 30 238 6 30* m C, ' io 31 233 6.00 48 973 620 5? 233 5.15 44 189 6.10 65 185 6.10 an 007 r'?3 5J 224 s.l2jtf 39 280 6.15 33 ?2I 6,10 41 200 8.00 63 213 610 62 181 K*ot 53 6,00 40 220 C * lo ?o i?J 5*?5 5? 234 8,20 338 383 5.15 swirl* C x? J Ol , m 5.00 |7l 105 6.20 t„ *1 “I. °t m P o rtaut ebangebaa taken place in the situation of this market. Tho ivonta of buyers havo equaled the daily supplier. « nf i ®4 75 fbr COmpftratlv °l y Btcad y at's4.2s P°, or to ccmmon, at $5.00@6.60 fop medium, and at 55.7C@0.5d for good 10 choice ®4 76 eB A ti Sb i C6p W bo a»otod at 88.60 LUMBER. Thor, woo . good “SX on both loci “oud Imorior .ocou“u. Th.offoX? wore fair, but nearly all the cargoes wore disnosnU nf JSSS?.- 00 "-, oloodlor to marly™ do! ■crlpllons. Joists and scsulUng sold atsiooe >mi Jnin»«*^n ßO<^3‘ 75 u Sklngles rulu steady at $3.25.’ Wo l ° i bo »«o rt B^ Ipß and ,Joarda At $16.00® 13.00; Boloct boards at $20.00022.00; fair to good boards 3 * 00 ® Joists and scnntUng at riW 1 ?; 25 common boards and strips at $lO 60a 13 ‘r22 ; i*th at $2.8002.75; shingles at $3.25. U,6U ® The following sales woro reported: b.“S f raWl 00 “ .lSfe , lXal S |i'?S t,,el, ’ 7lm COmm °“ iirttocte&sx Mu,kcß ° n - 120 m <“«“«■» i“.>- Rnl« h r«« I l olp H Il, » fr S“ Mantaleo, 20 m select at $20.00. 80 in Joist and scantling at SIO.OO, * Ung° at moo?’ from Ludbl 8 l c“» 105 m Joist and scant- UM,tc B° n - 120 “ otrlpa and O. Hibbard, from Pontwater, 076 m shingles afc .Sii 3 L? oy / f f om Muskegon, 75 m common am It fAl* and * lO - (W for 2 J nch. t $lO 00 L W ° BoU °* frpm Mußkc S OD » 320 “ piece stuff t<Ssss."ttMl? l “ r,,rom I ' cnlw “ t ' r - 1: >» ” “bmon AT THE YARDS. Dnaler* report a satisfactory business at the yardo w. lh f B . ca n on * Priccß are Rtrouß for good, clear lum bor , but the common grades, In sympathy with tlio wholesale market, are weak and unsettled. iLirdwood nuo{ 1 ; er r0( lU08t, and prices rulo steady. w® first clear. Second clear, 1 Inch to 2 inch.!!!!.. Third clear, 1 Inch Third clear, thick.,.. ..,!!!!!,. First and second clear flooring, toge’thVr. rough..... 40 00@42 00 First and second clear siding, together!!.* 23!00@24.*00 Common siding...... 20.00M21 00 Common flooring, dressed, flrst !!! 35!oo@3a!oo Common flooring, dressed, second 30.006432 00 Wngou-box boards, selected, 14 inches and Ti-S 37.00@40.00 ?® t ,°^J >o . ardf, j 28.0ti@30.00 Common boards..... i-ian/aiano Joist, scantling, small timber, eto., 10 *foet ' -“ n 4 unaor fencing..... ij 006415 OO Joist and Scantling, 18 to 24 feet !!!!! lfl!oo@22/<0 iiS? *• W"* ro H.ooJJis.uo 1 ickots, ndfaii no Cedar posts, aplit. ’ICoSl&OO Cedar posts, round 17.00@25.00 i ~ ; 3.50@ 3.75 Lath, on track y 00 No. 1 sawed shingles ! 1.60@2!oo 0M r5 . tar,,,, ; ,,, .‘ 8.C0@3.76 ShluKlcs on track 3.25@3.50 No. 1 sawed. 1.25@1.60 lurco dollars per car to bo added when transferred, which charge follows the shingles. Thickness—Five shingles to bo two inches In thick* ness. Length—Sixteen Inches. hardwood. *«P lnnfc-Wolnut Counters, fl00.00@160.00; clear.' *05.00(375,00; common, fi0.00@60.00: call. S3O 00<a 36,00; flooring, fo0.0»@C0.00. Ash—Clear, $30,00@40.00; common, $20.00025.00 S oull, $12.00018.00 ; flooring, f30.00@40.00. * cnU* I^ siao^{B*o i00@40.00 ; common, $20.00025.00 ; ilckory-Clear, $33.00045.00; common, $23,003 86.00; cull, $12.00018.00. * Matilo—Clear, $30.00(240.00; common, $20.00030.00: cull, $10.00®16.00. * o^! ,err y-° ,e,ir ’ 150.00@CO.00; common. $25,000 85.00 • cull, $12.00018.00. '** Whltowoort-Olcar, $30.00040.00: common, $20.00 ® 30.00 ; cull, $10.00016.00. ’ Wagon Stock—Hickory axles,* per eot, $1.0001,60: vragou polea, each, 450f150 ; box boards, $35.00040.00. LAN NAVIGATION, GUNAED MAIL LINE, ESTABLISHED 10<tO. Steam Between New York, Boston, and Liverpool. X r ROM NRW YORK: Cuba... Scotia,. Algeria. April 301 Abyssinia, ..May 7 iiatavla... ..May H | Ualabrls And from lioston every Tuesday, Cabin Faunae* 880, SIOO nml 8130. Gold Kxcurslon TickoU at Reduced Kates. Steerage Passage. B&lcurrency. Passengers and freight hi* 1 w i* from all parts of Rtirnpo at lowest rale*. olgbtKraflaon Groat Hriialn, Ireland, and the Continent. .1. U. VhUNK'l' Gori'l Wost’n Agent. fi. W. cor. Clark and Haadolpb-Bls. Balling twice a week from Now York, and carrying pas- Bangers to all narU of Groat Ilrilain, Ireland, Continental Iftiruiio, and tuo Mediterranean. Oaliln from $65: Stoor •go, British aud Irish porta cast, S3u; woaf, $33. Conti, nontal ports aamo as other regtilarUnoi. All payable in U. S. currency. Apply for full information at ttio Com pany's ottices. No. 7 iiuwlingOroen. Now York, aud N. E. corner LaSalle aud Madiaun-ats., Chicago. HENDERSON BHOTHBK3. Agents. STATE LINE STEAMSHIP COMPANY. NEW YORK AND GLASGOW. LIVERPOOL, BEL FAST AND LONDONDERRY. Those elegant now steamer# will tail from State Lino Pier. I’ulNm lorry, Brooklyn, N, Y, an aa fullwe: PENNSYLVANIA, 8,6w) tons Wodnoaday, Mar 7. GEORGIA, 3.MU tons Wedneaday, Juno £ VIRGINIA, 2,iOU tuna.. Wodnoaday, Juno 19. Fortnightly tliuroaftor. AUSTIN BALDWIN A CO,, o. „ Agent* 72 Broadway, N. Y. Steerage office, 40 Broadway, N; V. ALLAN LINE Montreal Ocean Sleamsliin Co. First-class Steamships, Unsurpassed for Speed and Comfort, running on Uio Shortest Sea Routes between EUROPE AND AMEKIOA RATES OF PASSAGE: CABIN ns Towns by any other FIRST-CLASS LINES. Kjihmi tickets at groat reduction, h’tKr.KAGE Tickets either to or from Europe, alao at lowest rates, and through to points in the Weal lower than by other lines. , RATES OF FREIGHT: Tariff arranged on all classes Merchandise from Liver pool or Glasgow THROUGH l« Chicago, rur t>t her information, or freight contracts, apply at tho Company’s OlHoo, 72 and 74 LaSalleat. ‘ v ALLAN A CO.. Agents. MISCELLANEOUS. iyM No. 2, Teutonia lusnraucc Co. Cleveland, 0., April 2tf, 1873. Notice Is hereby given that, by order of the Probat* Court, tv dividend of live (6) per cent, payable on and after May 8. 1873, at the National City Hank of Cleveland, has been declared to the creditors of the Teutonia Insur* Company of Cleveland, who have proved tbolr b according to law. Dividend orders can bo had on application to . . JOHN V, WIIITIiLAW, Assignee Teutonia Imuranoo Co. NOTICE I« hereby given that application has boon made to tba r if Iftol'lo 1 ftol'lo lolegranh Company for the relisua of tbu following ourtlticaU's uf stock, the originals having boon lost, mislaid, or destroyeds bob. St, Isw, No. 710 s 15 shares. I'd). Si, 1860, No. 68; ia shares. BUSINESS’CARDS. 0. H. LAWRENCE & 00., PROVISION AND PRODUOI6 COMMISSION MERCHANTS, ~P\V ORLEANS, liA« .$52.00065.00 . 47.00@50.00 , 38.00040.00 . 45.00 •May 10 .May 17 .May 24 JOHN ORBUAH.