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EVENING :LEDGERPHIU:A.PELPHLA.,v WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBEB 30, 1914
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FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL SITUATION AT HOME AND ABROAD-MARKET REPORTS
LOSE EIGHT MILLION
DOLLARS IN OCTOBER
Corporation Dividends Next
Month Will Be That
Much Smaller Because of
European War Influences.
Because of the European war, which
has forced many corporations, In view
of a stringency In general business, to
conserve their assets tts much as pos
sible, stockholders of railroad, Industrial
nd utility corporations wilt receive dur
ing the month beginning tomorrow a
total of $1G0,3S6,G85 In Interest and divi
dend disbursements, as against $106,120,
K3 paid out In tho same month last year.
Dividend payments will be smaller than
last October by approximately $3,034,263,
This falling oft Is duo to tho action of
many companlos In cither passing their
dividends or reducing or deferring action
Of the total disbursements to bo made,
interest payments will aggregate $31,800,
000 nnd dividends, $78,B8(J,G85. A summary
of the October dividends this year, com
pared 'with those of a year ago, as com
piled by tho Now York Journal of Com-
Total i. $78,580,583
Among tho more Important changes In
dividends, as compared with the same
period u year ago, were:
American Shipbuilding preferred.
Aurora Electric and Cable common.
Central Coal and Coke common.
Colorado and first preferred.
Cities' Service common,
Cltlos' Sen Ice jiref erred.
Colorado and second preferred,
Dominion ' Steel Corporation,
international Harvester Corporation.
Mexican 'Petroleum preferred.
nemlngton Typewriter common.
Republic Iron and steel preferred.
ITnltod States Cast Iron IMrm preferred
United States Smelting and Retinitis common.
New York Transit.
New York Stato Hallways common.
Eoutlnvusurn Pennsylvania Plpo IJnc.
Tho complete record of tho payments
made by Industrial corporations by
months Is as follows:
.'10, 1.1II, 701
.. .H71,l)83,8i $.1ln,7a4,730
September . . .
November . . . ,
Total for jear flUii.IMU.L'Ot)
Following aro the combined steam rail
road and street railway dividend pay
ments by months:
... mil ioi:i.
..'. $41.1'.,-l,00t $41,14,BSU
APPROVES NEW MILEAGE RATE
Increase From 2 to Zi Cents a Milo
Will Decdme Effective Tomorrow.
The Interstate Commerce Commission,
not hnvlnrr notified the Pennsylvania
Railroad and tho Philadelphia and Read
ing Hallway Company of any suspension
of the proposed mllcago book rato ad
vances, tho new rates will automatically
become effective tomorrow. The Commis
sion has given Its "tacit approval" to the
proposed Increases, but later It may direct
a general Inquiry to determine tho causes.
Tho Increases 'wilt boost tho mileage
book rato from 2 to 3V4 cents a mllo, and
will affect all of the railroads cast of
Pittsburgh nnd north of tho Potomao
lllver. In other words, travelers who now
got 1000-mile books for $20 will have to pay,
tomorrow, $22.60 for the same book. Tho
rato for the 1000-mllo Interchangeable
book, which Is now $25, with a return of
$5 upon presentation of tho book cover
nfter the mileage has been used, will to
morrow bo $25, with a rebate of only $2.60
upon return of book,
Tho railroads have not yot made appli
cation to the' commission for permission
to Increase their slnglo trip passenger
rates. Such a request had been planned,
but the officials of the Eastern lines ap
parently figured that It would bo moro
consistent to await tho commission's ac
tion on the proposed 6 per cent, freight
rato advanres. A rehearing has boen
granted the roads In this application. It
will be held October 19 nt Washington.
It Is tho general feeling In railroad cir
cles that tho commission will see the
necessity for at least part of tho proposed
rato advances and that It will permit the
enforcement of Increased tariffs. In that
ovont, If the Increases to be granted shall
bo In tho neighborhood fo tho 5 per cent,
asked for, there will probably bo dropped
the plan to boost revenue Income by
higher passenger fares.
Presidents and counsel of several East
ern railroads met In New York today
to plan for the reopening of the Eastern
rate case boforo the Interstate Commerce
Commission on October 19. Witnesses will
probably be put on the stand to de
scribe specifically how the European war
has created an emergency In American
railroad affairs, and to describe tho ef
forts the railroads have mado to carry
out the suggestions of tho commission
as to conserving net revenues. It Is
understood that President Wlllard, of
tho Baltimore nnd Ohio, who opened the
case originally for the railroads, will
mako the opening statement nt tho forth
Wostern trnfllc ofllcers, who expected
last week to fllo rate advances within
one month, now say It will require two
WHEAT OPENS WEAK
OB LOWER CABLES
AND FREE SELLING
Forward Movement of Al
lied Armies Expected to
Restrict Fresh Buying.
Liverpool Market Influenced.
Total for year $01,2Ul,UUo
The thhrt annual convention of the In
vwtment Bankers' Association or Amoilca
has been called to convene in this city
on November 12 and 13. Headquarters
will he nt the BellovucStratford George
TV. Kendrick. 3d, of this city, is chairman
of the convention committee.
During the month of August the total
Production t.f the Goldlleld Consolidated
Alines Company and the Goldfleld Con
solidated Milling nnd Transportation Com
pany was 27,211 tons, from which resulted
net realization of J12S.131.
Tonopah ore shipments lnt week weie
10.7S3 tons, with nr. estimated value of
Samuel Hea, president of the Pennsyl
vania Hallroad, will not resign as a
director of tho New York, New Haven
and Hartford Itallroad. This statement
was mude by olllclnls of the Pennsyl
vania Itallrond today. Oltlclals said
that some ono hud to look after tho
Interests of tho Pennsylvania In the New
Haven, and for this reason Mr. Ilea
ould not resign. The resignation of four
directors of the New Haven ut a speclul
meeting of the board yesterday raised
the belief that Mr. Hea might take sim
Announcement was mude today by
President W. J. Brown, of the Maryland
and Pennsylvania Hallroad, that tho
company will not meet coupons duo
October I on the Income bonds, Them
are about fWO.000 of the Issue outstand
ing. Stockholders of the Northern Trust
Company of Chicago, at a special meet
ing ratified the recommendation of the
dirt' tors to increase tho capital stock
fnm $,5w.C0fl to 2.uou.(IW. The new stock
l to be offered to holders of piesent
hares, at par. The directors declared n
pect.il cash dividend of 33 1-3 per cent,
out of the company's undivided prouts
to holders of present shares. This umouut
1 e -ml to the subscription price of the
Grain Exports Break Records
Exports of wheat and flour up to
Saturday night from the Atlantic coast
woie 28,000,000 bushels more thnn for the
corresponding period last year. The
total exports of wheat and Hour from
North America last year were 267,000,000
bushels, so that a gain In three months
of 23,000,000 bushels would hea t a rate
of slightly over 100,000.000 bushels total
gain for tho year, and If maintained
through tho season would point to total
exports of about 370,000,000 bushels.
LIVE STOCK QUOTATIONS
CHICAGO. SeDt. .10. HOCIS Itecelnts. 20.000.
Market 5 to 10c, lower. Mixed nnd butchers,
J8.2OS0.20: good heavy, JS.7ORR.05; rough
heavy, 7.S01JS.fi0. light, JS.404W.03; plg, tlfj
8.25; bulk. 4.0.1Ji.7.-i. CATTX-U Itecelpts. 14.
000 Markets steady to 10c. lower. Beees,
J7.25H; cows and heifers. l.7S8tl..10; Mock
on and feeders, JGOS.20; Texans. J7.40BS.M);
calves, J0.B0ffll.5f. SHEKP Receipts, IS.OOO.
Markets weak. Kntlvo and Western, J3.25
5.70; lambs. J3.50ir7.S3.
PORT OF PHILADELPHIA
SVN AND TIDES.
Sun rises .1:15 a.m. I Sun Bets 0:40 p.m.
High water. 10:55 a.m. I High water. 11:10 p.m.
Low water.. 5:211 a.m. l.uvv water.. 3:49p.m.
Hlsh nutor. 7.14 a.m. I High water. R:0Sp.m.
Ljv water.. 1 41 a.m. I Ijw water.. 2.07 p.m.
Illrfh water. s.ao a.m. I High water. 5:40 p.m.
Mw water. .11.2:! a.m. 1 Low water.. 11:51 p.m.
Vessels Arriving Today
Str. Start Point (Dr.), London, merchandise,
Charles M. Taylor's Sons.
Htr. Joseph dl Cflorglo (Nor.), Port Antonio,
iruu, ..Miamic iruil company,
btr Molina (Nnr.), Port da Palx, logwood,
Galley. Uavlo & Co.
Str. Pawnee, Itlch. New York, merchandise,
.uchr. Ilrlna P. Pendleton, New York, bal
last. A. D. Cummins ft Co.
Steamships to Arrive
Name. Trom. Snlled
Mongolian Glasgow Sept, 10
Stampalla Naples Sept. 18
Merlon Liverpool M'pt. 2
California Copenhagen ...Sept.
CHICAGO, Sept. 30. Wheat opened
weak today on lower cables and fairly
free selling. There wero resting com
mission buying orders at 8,ilc. below
last night's close, or nt $1.15 for May
and $1.0S for Docember, A number of
wire houses wero purchasers, The mar
ket at Liverpool was off ,4d. brt tho
progress of tho Allies In Franco. It Is
believed that tho forward movement of
the Allies will restrict fresh buying,
Corn was easier on flno weather and
poor speculative support. Weather In
the West fnvors tho curing of the crop
nnd tho demand was llmltod. The re
ceipts of corn hero today wero 107 cars.
Tho market at Liverpool was Inclined
to go lower. Liberal shipments aro ox
peoted from Argentina this week. Tho
Kusslan crop Is ofllclally placed at 03,700,
000 bushels, against 72,791,000 bushels Inst
Oats wero weaker on fairly general com
mission selling. There were qulto a num
ber of resting commission buying orders
at the decline. The Kusslan oats crop is
placed at 1,036,490,000 bushels against
1,320,830,000 bushels last year. The receipts
of oats horo today were 332 cars.
Leading future rangod as follows:
Corn (new delivery)
January "10.40 tl0.45
January ...- 10.05 10.03 10.02 10.07
1.05ft 1.0H !
1.08W 1.07(4 1
1.16 1.14K 1
BBSSSSSSSSSSrS ' '''jSSSIB
Photo by Kvans Studio,
WILLIAM A. LAW
Vice president of the First National
Bank, of this city, who is expected to
be elected president of the American
Bankers' Association at its forthcom
ing annual meeting in Richmond, Va.,
beginning October 12. Mr. Lawia
now first vice' president of the associa
tion and it is customary each year to
name the occupant of this office to
succeed the retiring president.
NEW HAVEN PROBE
OF FODR DIRECTORS
August gross $5.4RS.7fi0 ."81(12,2(11
Operating income 1,500,127 151,011)
Two months to Aug. 31
Oross revonue J10,OOS147 S20.onH
Operatln? Income 2.7CS.000 34.SC0
NEW YORK, SUSQUEHANNA & WESTERN
August Bros J315.071 J2O.1U0
Operating Income 70,43a '15,157
Two months to Aug. 31
Oross revenue JC0I.704 $22,78 1
Operating Income 142.217 13,35(1
PHILADELPHIA AND READING
$3 00,71 1
Board Accepts Retirement of
William Rockefeller and
Others as Mellen Retakes
ROAD JURY AWARDS
IN THE NORTHEAST
DISTRICT OF CITY
Kensington and Lehigh Ave
nue Changes of Grade Due
to Abolition of Railroad
August gross 11,120.305
From July 1
ALABAMA OREAT SOUTHERN
Third week Septomber. . $S7,070 $0,r12
July 1-September 21.... 1,137,215 18.301
CINCINNATI, NEW ORLEANS AND TEXAS
Third weok Septomber. . $178,05(1
July 1-Septcmber 21.... 2,214,750
MORILE AND OHIO
Third week September. . $210,073
July l-Scptember 21.... 2,700,810
RlO ORANDE SOUTHERN
Third week September.. $11,100
July 1-September 21 . . . 12S.872
Imperial Tobaixo Company, of Cunada rec-
f.' cunt, un ordinary.
tiiniie4 ,u'ay and Electric Company, lial
''" regular quarterly 50 ctnts a share
?idnberTaW8 V'l0br " ' "0ck "
Mrt,Vr1SUV.1 l'di'" .UaB c"P-". rerular
nion ,!i?li l.'eri cent- on I)f!'4 and com
u,vi' pai able today.
ou??!;5i.I!H,Uonhul0 Machine fompany, regular
So?. i hi ''. ient- Intel national Uuttoii
esJ ...i.'n. lJ",,un' "Kular iuarurl t
ftr cent , nnd Iteece ioldlna Miphin. W;
aLi'.i,rfSu'ar..''u,,rll' l -l" . "'1 J"y-
o1obe'wrf,lil,0,!to':k of rvcurU October 1.
U. Si?'inlck toni"n. u-eular quarterly
ol If record September la
t.7lVP.?f;.Vi' '" "ardaro Company, a quar-
Payable OctoUr 1. 4 ' preicrreu.
CornJinv " ''""awanna and Western IMal
ibl. n?rAhr'VLr 1r'rly 8 twr cent.. pa-
Ritlrii'J hV :? t0 ",0t-lt ' f""1 October 1
lected directors ot the company wero re-
I Btandar.1 mtinw r .
itnlui T..V7 ""'. """"i, regular semi'
"b"r SI. r '' 00 Pf"J, Payable Ot-
u? m? V.Str'JS?S.V,.9?'-. "''y
-ri Sevterabor Jb. WUKr "" "" "
Cltv of Dm ham.
D.-ikot.in IIUo .
dr-enilch Npwcsitle.N.n.Pept. 22
Wliilatnr, St.Vlncent.C.V.Sept. 17
Man. Miller Manchester ....Sept. 21
Corrlston Fowey Sept. 23
iiolborg Hartlepool ....Sept. 25
Steamships to Xeave
. For. Data.
.Liverpool Oct. 3
Start Point ..
. .Oct. 17
Sept, a l
PORT OF NEW YORK
Name. From. Doeked
United State ropeuhSgen. . . A am.
Stpt. IN Naples
ipP A!! Naples
Sept. 28 Uieroool
Steamships to Leave
New York LUirpool
Mauretsnla , ..Llveriool
Adriatic , Mierpool
Columbia . . . . , Glacgow
Philadelphia , , , . , Liverpool
Duct d'Aoata Naples .,
Minnehaha London .
Upagne Ilavru ..
TOLEDO, ST. LOUIS AND WESTERN
Third week September.. $0,s:iS $035
July 1-September 21.... 1,007,015 22,187
MORILE AND OHIO
AUKUit grews $1,4,H2 $1,(10), MS
Not after taxes lS4.(m) 230,052
Two months' gross 2,1X1,041 2,128,0.12
Net after taxos 411,501 471,788
AiiRust gross $5,OSS,OI5 $3,757,1R1
Net after taxes 1,105,15.1 1,3117,41(1
Two mouths' gross ll.r.O'1,10.1 11,27(,.'I01
Net after taxes 2,274,024 2,022,720
August gross $0,017,7(1.1 $11,434,400
Net 3,3I13,15S 3,041.1411
Two months' gross 20,31i:i,7:i7 !SI,427.S22
N't 7,141, UOI 8,077.1)20
August gross $5,815,351 $5,007,121
Net nfter tanroi 1,200,201 001,805
Two months' gross 11,241,473 11.053,020
Net after taxes ll,00rt,M)3 1,700,25
DELAWARE AND HUDSON
NEW YORK. ONTARIO AND WESTERN
August gross 1,UK),7II0 $00il,S77
Net after taxes 301,07!) 350K1.1
Two months' groas l,d!i.'l,2'.il 2,001,1)74
Net after taxes 723,515 714,130
Net after taxes....
NEW YORK, Sept. 30. With Charles S.
Mellon again on the stand, the Federal
Grand Jury today proceeded with lta
probe Into tho affairs ot tho New York,
New Haven nnd Hartford Itallroad dur
ing the time Mellen was at the head of
the 3ystem. It Is through this Investiga
tion that the Government expects to ob
tain criminal Indictments against members
of the Board of Directors, declared to be
responsible for the looting of the New
William Rockefeller, one of the most
promlnont members of the board; George
F. Btkor, Charles F. Brooker and .Tajnos
S. Elton httvenow severed their connec
tions with .the road. Their resignations
were tendered and accepted at a meeting
of the board as Mellen was befoie the
Grand Jury telling of the operations of
There Is no doubt that the Government
Intends to press the case to the limit.
Mellen refused all comment today, stat
ing the strictest admonitions of secrecy
had been impi cased upon him.
Counsel for tho former head of the rail
road system, declared Mellen had gained
Immunity from prosecution In connection
with all transactions he had disclosed be
fore the Interstate Commeice Commis
sion. Tin. present Investigation, it !
therefore understood. Is not directed at
Mellen, but at other directors the Gov
ernment hopes to reach throush the evi
dence that may be furnished by the for
In & report filed this month Horace
Yardley, William It. Dougherty and James
Johnson, viewers, awarded damages
caused by the change .of grade 111 the
abolition of grade crossings on lino of
the Philadelphia and Heading Hallway
Company, Richmond Branch, br affecting
the following streets:
Kensington avenue, betweon Harold and
Boudlnot streets; Iehigh avenue, between
Jasper and A streoto, Oakdalo and Al
bert streets, between Kensington nvenue
and Jasper streot; Tusoulum street, be
tween Kensington avenue and Ruth
street, and Potter street, between Lehigh
avenue and Huntingdon Btroat,
The change of grado of Kensington ave
nuo at Lehigh nvenue was approximately
eight feet six Inches on the south sldo
and ten feet on the north side; the grades
of all Intersecting streets being adjusted
to conform to this grade. It ran out at
2C03 Kensington avenue to the south and
at 2745 Kensington avenue to the north.
DAMAGES CAREFULLY CONSID
ERED. The viewers In making awards took
into consideration that the physical work
was begun during the years 1912 and 1913,
and the delay Incident thereto, also that
In making excavations rock waa found
In many Instances and had not been pro
vided for In owner's testimony. This, of
course, doubled tho cost of excavating In
adjusting the properties to new condi
tions. AWARDS ON 3CENSINGTON AVENUE
70 properties $201,052.50
1 no damage
1 do (tenant's claim),
34 properties 50,408,00
1 property 50,00
8 properties 2,10.3. IX)
2 no damage.
19 properties 11.115.0)
It properties 4,02000
1 no damage.
Ono hundred and fifty-six properties
were considered, and the total award
was $271,674,00. Taken as a whole, the
award seems as fair to botli sides as
may be, when It Is considered that loss
of rental and loss ot business cannot
be regarded at such.
In the cases where no damage was
given six properties showed only a range
In change cf grade from one-eighth of
an Inch on one line to zero on the other
to one and seven-eighths Inches on one
line to zero on the other. One claim I
was that of a tenant who had a yeaily
lease, and the case of the Episcopal llos- '
pltal, where only the adjustment of the
stone wall and Iron fence on same, to
gether with relaying pavements and re
setting curb, was asked. This has been
done In the best way possible by the
DAMAGE IN SMALL GRADES.
In regard to the piopettles mentioned
FRENCH BUSINESS BETTER,
MORATORIUM IS MODIFIED
Bordeaux Informs Embassy of Com
WASHINGTON, Sept SO.-The Foreign
OfTIco nt Bordeaux today Informed th
French Embassy here that business con
ditions were Improving In France, and
tinder the new decree of moratorium two
thirds of any account held hy a mer
chant or manufacturer In a bank may bo
withdrawn. Tho cablegram read:
"Tho decree of the French Government
dated yesterday In regard to tho morator
ium Increases tho limit to which mer
chants and manufacturers may draw on
their accounts to two-thirds of thelr'ac
count as balanced on August 4, tha date
of tho moratorium. I call your attontlon
to this disposition, which will facilitate
the economic and Industrial condition."
HOPPE PASSES INMAN
American Player Now Leads In In
ternational Billiard Match,
NEW YORK, Sept. 30,-Tho first two
block of balk line play yesterday after
noon and evening In the International
billiard match at the Hotel Astor served
as a vehicle for William Hoppe to catch
and jrasa Motbourne Inman, tho cham
pion of English bllllard.i. Hoppo beat
Inman by 10000 points to 295 on the day's
play, scoring 600 to 107 In tho afternoon
and 600 to 18S at night. That made the
grand total scorn In Hoppo's favor 1304
Hoppe -went Into the load at tho begln
Ing of the afternoon block and steadily
Increased hl-j advantage until ho- moved
Into the front on the grand tQtal of
points. The Amoricnn finished, tho ses
sion with 500, to 107 for tho Brltou. This
forced Inman to tho rear on tha total
number of points, with 709, while. Hoppe
brought his score up to 801. Tho aver
age made by Hoppe In the afternoon was
29 7-17, with high runs of 102, 70 und
CI, while Inman averaged 6 6-17, with
high runs of 20, 1C and 1C.
STAtTB FAILED TO LAST
NORRISTOWN, Sept. SO.-An unex
pected reversal of form by Willie Staub,
of Norrlstown, In tho seventh round of
tho wind-up at tho weekly show of th
Palaco A. C. here last night caused the
referee to stop the bout to save him
from further punishment. Opposed to
Johnny Ferguson, of Philadelphia, Staub
had somewhat tho better of a series of
slashing exchanges and was entitled to
the verdict at the end of five rounds.
The sixth, however, was a different
story. Ferguson began matters by drop
ping his opponent to the canvas for tho
count of nine. The latter struggled to
his feet and managed to hold on Until
near the end of the round, when he was
again deposited on the floor by one of
Ferguson's punches, but the bell came
to his rescue. Seeing that his minute's
rent had failed to hjve a recuperating
eli'ect on Staub, and that It was but u
question of time before the end would
come, the referee stepped between the
fighters and declared Ferguson the
Domlnick Tollerlne, of NorrlstoVfn,
I made up for his fellow townsman's short
I comings by getting the better of Lew
Stinger, of Philadelphia, In the teml-wlnd-up.
The prellminaies resulted as
follows: Batting Hudson got the deci
sion over Eddie Clark, and Harry Davis
bested Eddie Russell.
Caledonians Besign From League
.N'KWARK, Sept. 30. Because of the
withdrawal of the Caledonians of this
city, the .National Football League will
be forced to start the season with but
nlnp nlltbA. Tht. senarm ta t., Ku a....i
with less than two Inches ot grade, the , ,, October I. and the final gam- will
viewers have usually given something, be played February 2$ The Uruuklyrr
and It would seem that owners should Celtics were, after a berth In tho league,
hilt fllllnC In thu fululitiilnnb' ......4.. ...-
tecover. Real estate men. except in i .".".? ---". ....; ".iw riS
TEN THOUSAND FIRES
IN THIS STATE DDE
So Fire Marshal Reports
After Investigating Causes
of 16,500 in Two Years.
Now that fall housectcnnlng Is
way and poper nnd rubbish Is
thrown around the house Indiscriminately,
tho Pennsylvania Stato Fire Marshal s
ofllco considers It nn opportuno time to
call general attention to tho dungcrs of
Tho department In the last two years
has Investigated tho cuuses ot mora than
1CC00 fires In Pennsylvania. It makes
the assertion. In a statement Just Is
sued, that of this total CO per cent . or
nearly 10,000, of theso llres wero duo
"entirely to caiolessness."
Accordingly, the Flru Marshal has di
rected his deputies and the first officials
In the various municipalities In this Sthtc
to nt once begin a "safety first" cam
paign. One of tho department's sugges
tions Is that the 3.332.2SI school children
In thn Statu be taught the chemistry of
fire ns well as Instructed In tiro drills,
Tho Flro Marshal says:
Tho ork of fire flchtlntc can bo materially
lessened by working for fire prevention Mire
attention und care should uu Klven to the con
struction nnd material used in new buildings
und the removal of old and dilapidated builS
Infja. which are lire traps und a menace to
In this work ovory one, whether h belong
to a fire company ur nut, alu.uld lo Intcreqted,
end by hla example and efforts encoumno thn
neighbor and otti;'- Ip the work. Individual
mcmbeiu or aiftoclations formed by the moin
tcrs of flro companies should make freauent
examinations ann become thoroughly familiar
with the construction of liulldlng.i In their re
npective districts, and whenever or wherever
building are found especially llablu to lire and
aro po situated a to ondanp.'r other propeftv
or where any trah or rubblan has been allowed
to accumulate In or about buildings, which by
Its Intlamtnable nature rnlKht tauso lire, then
either by persuasion of the fndlldual or as
sociation or by reporting to the proper au
thorities, s that the same li removed or de
stroyed. In this way many causes nf fires will he
eliminated and tonscnueutly there will he .
saving of property. I,-t Qro preenllon start
V.U1) a Kenerul cleaning ui, and a destruction
or remuuil uf all rlru breedln material and
th) advocating of better construction In build
ings. A movement Is under way to organize
a new casunltv eoinpan In Philadelphia
and tho promoters are endeavoring to
interewt bank otllclalh.
The Penn Mutual Life has allotted an
Increase In dividends for 1914 above I he
customary guin for advanced age. which
will give an Increase) In dividends to
policyholders of from J1'4 to 13 per rent,
over last ear.
The Zurich GeneMl Accident and Lia
bility Insurance Company has Just ap
pointed the office of Chatles E Mather as
managers for Philadelphia and lclulty.
NEW YORK BUTTER ANG EGGS
NEW YOKK. Sept. SO Butter, steady ;
receipts, 1,,MT packages; creuiniry. extra,
nii.'IOUc: State dairy, tubs. SUftt '."Jc . Imita
tion creamery, Ulft, L'l '-jc.
Ussx Firmer; receipts, 10,770 cases: near
by white, fancy. IlSiiU'.'c. ; mixed, L'UQ'JUv. ,
fresh, firsts, LM(831c.
FREIGHTS AND CHARTERS
The steamship market has assumed a quieter
tone, the demand for tonnaje thuwliif a slight
decline Itatts remained stead) Tha dtrri "id
for sail tonnaje Is exceedingly light u""nv4
. STKAMHllll'S B
launton (Nor.). New Yoik to Scandinavian
ports, refined petro eum. MOO barrels! private
terms, prompt. ..,, nuiiig
Prosper III. (Nor). Iftso tons. New York to
Lcienhagen. general cargo. prlat terms
prompt (not us previously reported). '"""
bommerstud (.Nor), D30.' tons. Qulf to Scan
............. ..-. .., v., iia9 ur cuiion,
nercuies luuuni, 1373 tons,
nii.lnlil.1 ,'hlnn .li. n.l,.,,., '.".. r""-
- ... e ., .vim., prompt.
irancei i.Nor). 4)0 tons. Jamaica 10 New
York, or btamford, Ct.. logwood, urhale terms
Schr. Karl flrey, 37U tons. Ilrldgewattr. v.
b to Cuba, lumber. IS north side. 13.23 south
Schr. Carrie A. Lane 7al in, ni.ii.. .,,...
toj'once l It coal, private term,. """
jjchr. Ilrena 1'endleton. ! tons. PblU
delphla to 1 olnt-a-1'elre, coal, private terms
Schr. J Kdward Drake ISO tons! Vhfladli
pLU to 5Ialort, coal, private terms "u"
SM.br. on Aliens Houghton. left) i0n. Phil,
adelphla to DJston, coal, private terms
Schr. M.lba Jilr.), 37S tons, Gulfpo to Ma.
tatixas, lumber, 8. -w 10 aia.
Schr. Mark Pendleton. 45 tons Mlrasosn.
to New York or Stamford? Jof"otf. Jfuau
GRAIN AND FLOUR
WJIKAT. Receipts, 234.872 bush. Market
weak and 1c. loer. Export demand less
active. Car lots, In export elevator No, 2,
red, spot ami September, $I.07Q1.1-; No. '.',
red. Western. Sl.ll13i.lO; No. 1, .Northern
t'OIIN, Receipts, 500S bush. Trade dull
and prices declined !M,c Oar lots for local
trade, as to location--.No. 2. jellow, 83',-jlis
8tc. ; steamer, yellow, 8.-iitS3ic.
OATH. Itecelnts, 7.1.B02 hush. Market
unsettled und l4c. lower with demand light.
No. 2, white, .VJVj(833c. , standard, white,
32a52i8c. j No. a, white. 5H,i;52c.
M.OUIl. Receipts, 2003 bbls., 1,403.400
lbs In sacks. Demand light and price iveiiK.
Per 10(1 lbs in wood Winter clear. $1 (Jife
4.M, do., straight. 4.t.0&-3.1S, do., paturtt,
I.I.U'iQ'.l (): Kund, straight. Jute sacks. SS.2U
...50, do., intent. Jute sacks, J3 50SO 7!i
spring, first dear, t.7."3. do., straight. J3.10
4J.1.40; do., patent, f.1 Soao.73; do , favorite
brands, JOyiJ 'i, clt mills, choice and fancy
patent, Jtlufl.So city mills, regular grado,
wlrter. clear, Jl.fl-Wl.83: do., straight, 14 ooif
6.15; do., patent. 3 23)j;3 (i).
11YK FI.Ol'll In light reuuest. but
stead), at tSSO.JO for nearby and Western In
Tliers was a light Jobbing movement
and llttlo change In price. City beef,
In sets, smoked and alr-drled, :il(C12c ,
Western beef. In sets, smoked, :il'8U2c.;
city beef, knuckles and tenders, smoked and
alr-drled. 3Vfta4c; Western beef, knuckles and
tenders, omoked, .1!H14c ; beef hams. tl0i34.1;
pork, family. $2flf27. hams, & P cured,
loose, 13!4fln'i!,r ; do , skinned, loose, l.nvrf
10c: do., .smoked. IRfllOc . other halm,
smoked, city eured, as to brand and average.
IsvllA., hums, tinoked, Western cuted. ltf
If"-1.:, do. Lolled, boneless. 28JI21K ; picnic
shoulders, S p cured loo.e. ISIi I2iic : do .
smoked. I4f14Vjc , bellies. In nlrkle, according
to avjrage. loose, llitjtMiC , breakfast bac in,
as t. brand and ucrage, cltv lured. 211 Stc :
breakfast Uicnn Western cuted 2Hj23c. lard.
Western, reilned, tierces, IHjSIH.c. ; do., do.,
du . tubs UVjilllV . lard, puie clt kettle
rendfteil, In tierces, ll'iUUV 'to. puro clt.
kettle rendered. In tubs, ll'jSU'iO
Trade fair and values generally well sus
tained. Apples, per bbl. ilravensteln, fl.SOtf
2.-'3. Dluih. Jt..'0'()2.S0. other good eating -rletles,
J1.30i(2.2.-i, medium, flijl .V); apple-.
JJeUwaro and I'ennssUanla, per hampei, any
.flc. lemons per box, J'lfH. Pineapples, tier
crate-Porto Rico, J1.2.V0- 23, Klorldj, JlifiV .VJ.
Cranberries. Cape Cod. Karlv lllack, per Mil .
$4.5005. cranberries, Cape Cod. litrly HUck.
tor (.rate. $l.73'd'J. cranberrlis. Jersey, per
crate-Durk, U.7.vg-J.23. light. l1rl.2.-..
Huckleberries, per fit.. 4ifSc. Peaches, Vir
ginia, per 20-lb. basket. 2.ri.V)c. , do, do.. 1 or
crate 75c.9tl.23. do. Delaware and Maryland
iei basket, 2387.1c.. do, do., per crate, 73c.H
I1.J3. peaches, New Vork and Pennsylvania,
per basket- l.art'e white ur el!on, 3i&73c.,
inellum, S(Hi !'-.. peaches. Jericj, white or
ellow, per ',-basket-Kxtra large, 73Ji(,0.' ,
medium. Ifli030c. Pears, nearbv. per bbl.
Ilartleft, No. 1, I483.50, do . No. 2, r.'.JOW
0. Clapp's Kaorlte, Nu. I. $JfHij4 30: do,
No 2. t2.7vg: other varieties J'.'ti'l: rears.
New Vork Keckel. per bbi., JlOv), pear. Hart
let' or Seckel. oer bush, bisket. iHS1.73.
qtapes. New York-Concord, per S-lh basket.
ISfilftc.: do., per 4-IU. basket. JUKk- . NIji im
per t-lb. basket. SI0c . Delawarcs. per 4-lb!
grapes, uncord per crai.
per n-iu. casket, avfl'jao.
Cantaloupes. Colorado, per crate, jlffl W; 7lo
'a- Ay"'.."0!Oc Watermelons, Jersey, iv
HKI'INEll. Market quiet
held. Standard sranulated K.hO Anu ..utm.
lntod, 0.73c. iiwdertd a S3c . confectioners'
A, 0.03c, soft grade. S liO-ed.&Oc.
1IITTKK Trade qulst, but prices steadily
held on fancy stock. Medium grades weuk.
Western fiesh, solid-packed, tramr. fancy.
pedals, , 3.1c . extra. 31c . wxtra llrsts. JOw..
msls, 2S',&2;j',c.. seionds, 20UV7HV.. ladle
paiked, 2102.1c , as to quality, nearby prints,
:."".c' .2!S-,. d0 "ra extra. J283jc , dJ..
lliste SOfliU Av . seconds. 2I&2SC. Special
Xaiiiy brands of prints Jobbing at 340o.
hliOH. I-'lne fresh eggs well 1 leaned up
and stead but unattractUe sloek dull and
weak In free casts, nearby extras. 8U. per
dox. nvarb) firsts, !1.40 per standard ca;
nearb current reinnn XT sitffT r-i ,. .B.. 1
ard cae. Wostern extra tirsta ) 40 Dr tuso.
flrg. 7 2017.50 per case. do., seconds.
- , Ml
ui.ckiio.ii per tase Candle 1 and recrated
fresh ggs were Jobbed out at 33j)7o per du ,
CIIKESK. Offerings moderate and value
,t,,,, M ,ul,w Ncw Vork- full-cream"
iholce. li,&)M,c do. do. fair to good, 15
White potatoes quiet and barel.. 1 -a ti . Otn.
er legetables In fair demand at qu ted rat.
hlte potatoca per bush -Penns5lanla. 3ff
(Be: .Sew York. rMik, white potato, Jer.
sey. per baskot, S.;40c sneet Potatoes, nasi
ern hhoru. per bbl -No 1 $1 736V.:i3. No 2
73ctl, sweet potaties. N. C. per bbl No
bbl.-No. 1, 2.M82 73 No. 2. fl.Sn&l.M:
sweets. Jersey, per basket. lAfrCSo. Onlori
tiusn . untrue , do., choice. Mr thn.ih
do . medium, per 100-tb bnc T.v,v.-
domestic per tons. I12fll clr.-
.New York, per bun, h
per 4-lb. basket, 60e.6l CO.
I.IVK. Quiet, but steady under moderate
cfTerlnm. Fowls. 18ffI7c. old roosters, Ut
Ho. J spring chUkens. according to quality 11
CI7c: ducks, I2t3'l3c, guineas, per pair,
young, weighing 2 lbs. an! over apiece. 70o.
do., weighing lHiUt, lbs. apleoe. OOij'tSV.: do."
weighing I lb. apiece. 30o.. old. IWc , pigeon j'
rr pair. 17S1Sc.
DKKSSKn. Demand fair for One deilr.ibl
lied stock, alues cf which well sustained
Freeh-killed fowls. Western, per lb., selected
heavy. 2114c, fane. weighing im lbs'
apieie. 1VV-. weighing 4 ba. apleco :oe
ItSfl'Sf "fe. 'b.:..?i'i; TI1, j weighing's
deked Be -TrnV,.,'" ..' !..I"!,l J O-
weighing l&J IbJ'-a'ilVVW- dSSfc
to goof litffistc . ihlXkinV Western 4 ill
few Instances, ate united In the belief
that there are damages even beyond thu
grade to a point llxed by a well-Imown
broker, who te.itlflea In a lure piopor
tlon of cases "a point whuro, Ktaiidlii;,'
on the front steps, tho grade la plalnl
visible." In Tioga and other ectiona
heavy loss of rental, both during the work
and a lonjr time after, and the fact that
old rents do not hh a. rule "coma back
within a short time," as alleged by ex
perts called for tho city, clearly goes to
sustain tho position that owneis are en
titled to damage.
Where a row oC properties are In one
ownership and are adjusted together, a
decidedly better condition Is Immediately
manifest, as can be seen In properties
covered by this award. K0S to K30, In
clusive, Kensington avenue. These prop
erties have been adjusted at one time
by the Handy estates and look extromely
well. In a scattered ownership and a
sharp drop at the end of tho street, with
some owners making tho change even
before the award Is paid, and others al
lowing the unsightly temporary wooden
steps to stand for a long time, so that
an unsettled condition spoils the street,
nation weie not admitted. Tho Celtics
hae. since eignlfted their Intention
Joining the Xew York State Leaxtiu
Frank Chnnce Reaches Chicago
CHICAGO. Sept. 30. Frank Chance, the
recently deposed manager of the Now
York Atnet leans, reached this city jes
terday on his automobile Journey nciojs
the Continent to his home in California,
lie will slaj here fur a few days and will
then continue his trip.
ROPED ARENA NOTES
Jimmy" Murray, the uggreaMve New vrk
boxer, has mudo a hi: with the, pations t
boxing in this city through his aggresslio.
'JTv.'"!.,'.-1?, ? .?'. rH",S. Murray il to repeat
with "Willie" Mack at the Natlunal Satur
At Norrlitown last nlgU. Ueferee ' tow"
IJulley stopped the contest between 'Willie '
Stroub and "Danni" Kcrguson In the. seventh
round of 11 scheduled ten round bout. Strotib
was Hoored nvo times, tha bell saving him in
the sixth. Dominic JMleralne, of Norrlstowu
had all tho better of ''low" Stinger, of thli
city. In six round Hilly" CUrk, of Man
asunk, was defeated by ''Battling" irtidaon.
?-,ne I1"1,9 P'a' "d Harry Ihjvls won from
DE PALMA AT TRENTON
Noted Automobile Driver to Take
Part in Contests There.
TRKNTO.V. N. .1.. Sept. 30 -The uuto-
moblle meet at thu Trenton Interstate
Fair, Friday, promises to be onft of the
best ever run on a half-mile track. AVith
cars of different makes entered and a
number of famous drivers the luy will
b one ot the best of tho week.
Ilalph do Palma, the "kins: of speed
ers." will, undoubtedly, bo the centre of
atti action. He is the only man In auto
mobile history who has won two Elgin
national races, two Vnnderbllt and two
Cobe Trophy rares. IIu was the dirt-road
champion lu 1W3, IJ09, 1910 and 1912 and m
nuw leading' for the road-racing cham
pionship In 1314. Munv drivers, envious
of his record, will pukh hini to the limit
for tho honors of the dny. His fat Mer
cedes hai, been shipped from Kalamazoo
to Trenton. Raymond II. Urown will have
the Ibotta-Fraschinl. This iar. which Is or
Italian make. Is the largVbt entered anij;
hns a piston displacement of COO ifi the.
The smallest rr In piston displacement,
but one of the fastest on the progTam. will
h driven by Jack IJain. This Babv
Chevrolet led th 100-mile race at Brighton
Beach until It was forced to withdraw on
account of a mishap. The fearless I,e
Caln is considered one of De Palma'a most
THE GOLFERS' AFTERMATH
In the mixed foursomes, which were plaJ
arter thA Kumtn', .hf..nlnn.t,ln n... -i...... f
at Olen Cove last week. ilr. and Mrs. K. ,'
buvets and renters are not keen tn irer :'",'" ,""1 ''. .."ir"r" .m" with another
... --- .. . o - t !' , in viia ji.ttj -uu iut in
utilira liV V-r.111 ?.: .w - TFW
-.. - i wtnux i-DiL'Kdni iv'uut.n
WttlSc . do
X'c . (4iiaps, per dox white,
j"!r. ! 'r uo . ji mill xa
8 lbs., par dot J 23412 40,
fair to good,
K), white welthlne
dO, OSO', h i.e. i,'
2, UK tfll 10
Into the locality
This Is very apparent on Frankford
avenue, north and south of Lehigh ava
nue, and will also be seen In the section
ANOTHER RGPOUT SOON'.
Testimony has been heard by this jury
also on C street, Ttisculum street.
Sterner street, and on the Bromley
JIII1, corner of I.ehisrh avenue and B
street. Awards will be embodied in tlio
The city of Philadelphia and the Phil,
adelphla mid Reading Hallway Com
pany have agreed to waive nn appeal on
the properties contained In this report,
nnd up to this date only one appeal lias
been entered by an owner. On October
5, belnwr 20 days afier filing tho report,
said awards may be continued abso
lutely by the Court of Common Pleaa
NOTRS OF TUB STREET.
The transfers thus far for the week
show most aethlty In West Philadelphia
and In the northwest section.
In the Sheriff's sales advertised for
October 5. West Philadelphia and tho
southwest section have one-thiul more
properties than tho rest of the list, which
Is vUllaly scattered.
Seventeen properties were sold, Nos. S3
to 40 South 45th street, and 30-35.27 to U
South Fallon street, by Fredorick C
.MUhaelson to C Clement Ely. They are
two-story dwellings. The market has de
c.dedly a firmer tone, and Is broadening
AFTER FOREIGN TRADE
Plan nre being mnd by independent '
steel manufacturers In the Ilttsbursh
Wheeling and Voungstown dlstrlots. aided
by the United States Steel Corporation
for the establishment of sailing agencies I
In every country where buainesa Is don i
In steel products In a quantity that will
Justify the expenditure. j
Mrs. Filler were the victors.
trophy Mr anJ
I.. M. Washburn, of the Met Ion Crb-ket
Cub. seems to have C . WBbst.r-B goat.
That Is. C 11. Webster. Jr. Mr. Webswr Is a
golfer of coruildcrablo ablllv and one of the
vers beit of our local stars, but ib.9 young
man from Princeton and Merlon has mt him
three limes nnd has defeated him on each oc-
i?" "" .uThe nni "mo " ln th InterwiIlB
gtates the so.-ond at the annual Invitation
tournament of the Philadelphia Cricket Chih
and the last tlma w in the Junior tourna
ment at Merion. ., rordlng t. the md Kia
th-t says "Three times and out " Mr. Wash-
Webster honk up again.
O'Keefe Draws With Burns
POTTSVT1..M3. Pa.. &ept 50 -An injure
to his hand ln the seventh round, pre
vented Tommy O'Keefe, of Philadelphia,
from getting the decision over Frnnklo
Burns, of Wilkes-Harre, ln a tun-round
bout hero Inst night. Tho fight was de
clared a draw. O'Keefe led all the wav
during tho first six rounds, but after hl.i
mishap In the seventh was forced to
fight on tho defensite.
New Record for Anna Bradford
COLUMBUS. O., Sept S0.-Another rec
ord was broken by Anna Bradford, when
in the Pnal heat of tlu American Ilorsr.
Breeders' futurity here yebtonlav she
lowered the S-yuiTtld racing reconl tn
2 tKi The former record of 2.0i? wit
alwi hold hv Anna Bradford being roioe"
at the races hue a week ago.
THE MONEY MARKET
( C'blt -go
The Strength of the
Corn Exchange National
lies in the firm hold it has on
the many substantial business
houses that deposit here.
Our Savings Department
offers an opportunity to
young men to establish busi
ness friendships with a large
commercial bank friend
ships that may help them
when they start in business
or desire to make personal
3 Interest Paid on Savings Aecounts
Two weeks' notice to draw
Chestnut St, at Second