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THE REPUBLIC: THUKSD&Y, AUGUST 16. 1900.
W. H. LIE. President. - GEO. E. HOFFMAN. Cashier.
B. R. imANCIS, -Vic President. R. t. STURGEON. Ass't Cashier.
A. I SHAPLEIGH, 2d Vice President. D. A. PHILLIPS. 2d Ai't Cajhler.
The Merchanis-Laslede National Bank
Surplus and 1
Undivided Profits i
ST. LOUIS TRUST CO.,
N. E. Cor. Fourth and Pine Sts.
Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits, $3,411,000.00
Interest Allowed on Deposits, from 2 to 4
PERSONAL AND SAVINGS ACCOUNTS SOLICITED.
HENRY C. HAARSTICK.
WM. L JICSE.
R. McIC JONES.
L M. RUMSEY.
EDWARD C. SIMMON'S.
JOHN T. DAVIS
SAMUEL W FORDYCE.
arim Iit- mail or tplesranb pronintl-r nppnt.d n mnrcina n
easlt. In lota of 1,000 bu. Uralm BO t,MB. Forki IO nhnrea Stock, and S.
ComnlMioiKi Grnin 1-1 (ti ProTlilonn 2 1-2; Stocka 1-4 Cotton 3 polnta.
Special Inilncementa ninde to Country Correapondcnta. Liberal ad
ranprn made on connlRnmenta.
Reference fnrnUbed on application.
Telephone HELL 3IAI? 111.
CEI.LA GQISfiSSlOl GQUPANY.
(IXCORPOITATKn. CAPITAL. 50,000.00, PAID UP.)
I. A. Ctila, Pratt. C.A. Til Its, VJcePresL S. W. Adler, Sec'y artdTrnt.
o. 326 PINE ST., - - ST. LOUIS. MO.
WHiTAKER & HODGMAN,
BOItSD AND STOCK BROKERS,
30O N. FOURTH ST.
Monthly circular containing list of local securities
mailed on application.
McKINNiE-DVlE INVESTMENT CO.,
SUITE 421 SECURITY BUILDIKG, ST. L OUIS.
GOOD, RELIABLE INVESTMENTS.
CrlppIcCreelcCiold Mines. Lead and Zinc Mines of Missouri.
N. W. Harris & Company
CHICAGO NEW YORK BOSTON
! INCOMES GROW
I0IEI WILL EUR 10 NIP. a. TEE H01TD.
Th Inteitor'i Fool pin stml-moiitiilr.
Tb oldest iitabllshod In America. No certlScata
holder bu erer lost a cent. Payments mado to
all BUbecribera every IB daj-E. No trouble. No de
lay. Money refunded on demand. Writs to-day
zor parucuieiv, iree io any aaareaa,
C. K. JUCKEY
Dept. No. S.
Hudson BulldlnK. New York.
FAVORABLE WAR NEWS
GAVE CONSOLS STRENGTH.
FOREIGN MARKETS CLOSED
STRONG AND FIRM.
Discount Rates Easier, but Paris
Exchange, Being Lower, Made
Gold Shipments Profitable.
New Torlc. Aug. IS. The. London market,
nffw nnfnlne- lrreimlarlv to-day. hardened
all round iind closed strong near the best
of the. day. The call of St. Paul tras bought
In considerable Quantity at 117s for tne eno.
of August. The general market -was Arm.
and consols strong near 99 on tho more
peaceful Chinese outlook.
The South African netva was aUo favor
able. Parlii was closed and the Berlin mar
v, Trns strone in all departments. Dis
count ratejj were rather easier. Paris ex
change, however, was lower and still at a
rate which mado gold shipments from New
York profitable. The reduction In demand
sterling, .however, eeemeu imeiy iu cuev-n.
exports to London.
In the losal market tho strength of yes
terday was continued In most departments.
A story o. B. & O. acquiring control of
Jersey Central as revived, but It does not
look probable on the face of it. There is
considerable tired long stock hanging over
the market, and tho artificial short Interest
created by tho sales over SO against tho
new stock, which Is not deliveiablo until
October, has so far protected It.
Stories oi" this character are circulated to
unload tho stock. The buying In Atchlsons
was especially good, and Atcnison preferred
looks like llndlng Its proper level as a stock
paying over 7 per cent at present prices and
earning 6 per cent on the common. St. Paul
was well bought, as were all the Grangers
for Investment, and the tone of the market
was decidedly bullish. Industrials and
tractions showed more signs of professional
manipulation than the railroads and wero
somewhat Irregular. The buying of the
steel stocks, however, was good.
The close was dictlnctly strong, I n
oulte at bust, and the intention of the Gov
ernment to retire J20.000.000 of the 2 per cent
bonds hell'ed as much as anything elso Jo
srlve strcnitth to tho market. It was con
sidered that cheap money was assured over
the fall and that the shipments of gold
were offset by this fact.
The Chinese position Indicates that the al
lies are now outside Pekin and are practical
lv dictating their own terms. As we have
before pointed out. the Chinese problem on
lv at this point, begins to get serious. Tho
settlement amongst the Powers has yet to
come. The exceedingly sane view taken,
iv tho TJnlted States Government looks like
having an. Important effect upon a peace
Aallroad earnings continue excellent ana
van the neglected steel stocks show a
much more healthy feeling than they did.
nr the StOTies that have been current about
Pennsvlvaala negotiating for the purchase
of Broofclvxi Rapid Transit, It Is said that
this Is in the last degree unlikely. .
The purchase of wharfage facilities' In
EDWIN O. STANDARD.
JOHN A. SCUDDER.
THOS. H. WEST,
CHAS. D. McLURE.
Brooklyn Is not so unlikely, but the Penn
sylvania people have every Inducement to
take their own time about. The advance In
tho hard coal roads Is a legitimate one on
the anthracite trade outlook and does not
need consolidation rumors to support it,
I10D SALES AT XEW YORK.
New York, Auc. 13. Sales of bonds wero mads
neie to-day as follous:
Atch gen Is.lfrg"
Ine 4s SS
CS.OyO Reading gen
4s. ... 87 SS
S.000 St L & I M
gtn 5s luut
10.000 St L South
west 1st 4s..
C4,000 St L S W 2d
4s. .. S9S!'9
64,000 St L S W 2d
4s. ... 633 C04
r-.0CO Sou Pae 4s. 79
4.000 Sou It K 1st
C.000 T & O C 1st
1G.009 U P 1st 4s..l03Va
2,000 Wab 1st 5s.. 11754
6S.M0 Wab deb ser
10.000 West Shore
Ktd 4s reg...lll
1,000 W L 13 1st
con 4s S7H
8,000 W & E East
1st 5s 106H
15.000 W C O 4s SS?"
uo noj 43.. &i
B & O 3is..
Do 4s 10oH
Do S W dlv
B C R N
C Ga con 3s 92V.
c x- Ti I Isf
C I L ref
C M & St"P
gen 4S ser A.liOii
Ocl k Sou 1st
Erie 1st con
G H & S A
2d 7s 103
Mex Cent 1st
....... .. u,M a. s
M K T 1st 4s 92
LK 2d 43 W, fc
Do ex Es SO
N S. W ccn
4s. ... 97Hi"7
B.OjU U b II COUp
Of 1907 116
- X- -S CH'1
i'eo A: East
J39.090 Atch 4s 190T4
33.09) Do ndj S4S
20.000 B &. O 3 W
1.000 Do 4s loOU
1.000 Do 34s nu
3.0U9 Bkljn Elv
2.090 C Ga 2d Ino 1HJ
2,000 C & O 4Us. U3"4
76.000 C G W tfeb S4'4
1.000C P 3Hs .... S2
1,000 CRIP 43.107
7.910 C Ga 5s .... 92'i
3,009 II V 4Vss ...100'i
1.0 Ky Cent 4s.. 97
1.090 L V 44s ....lossi
1.09) M K & T Id 68'i
17.U0O M K T ex 5s
2,000 Tex C 1st ino 25U
4.009 M P cons ..lis2
10,000 N Y C L S
fflOOO R N 4s ..102
22,000 Rdg 4s 87.
3,000 St P M & M
1.000 St L S F g
m Bs 103
JJ.OiM St L S W
2d 604 60K,
1.000 Sou Pae 4s 71
10.090 W C 4s .... SS"4
1.090 Wab 2d lui
1,000 L W II 4HS.101) .
24.000 Atch odj ....
$10,090 B W W 1st
4.009 llkln Un 1st
. 1.000 Bklyn Elv
2,000 Lie Gas gi
E.OW II V 4'ts ..109",'.
5.0jO M P cons ..11C)
3.000 M K Tex 5s 91
1,000 N P 4s ....101
10.000 N Y G E 4s 9I
10.000 Rdg 4s 87'i
S.000 St L S W
27.000 bt L I M 4s.
., r 79WS794
7,000 Do Cs
1.000 St L S W g
m Cs 122
5.009 Wab deb B. 33i
1.090 W U 3s ....I10V4
Sctr York Stock Quotatioim.
St. Liuls, AeJnesday. Aug. 15 isoo
The following shows tho opening, highest lor
cst and cljsing quotations on the New York
Stock Exchange josterday. Correced dally fnp
The Republic by D. R. Francis, Bro. & Co
bonds and stocks, 211 N. Fourth street: '
c?-. ,, Close
Am. Car & Fdry.
MS -IK llU IS ' IS
Am. Cotton Oil...
Am. Linseed Oil..
Am. Smelt. & Ref
Am. Steel Hoop,
el Hoop... 1.230 MW aj'i 20'4 20 2u
;; I. 67tJ 6714 67 C7& 67
& Wire... 4.4SS 334 86 33 33Vj xA
. W ,J-SS .2 .2 .2 .SS -T3'4
Am. Sugar Itef,
Am. Tinplate ..
Am. Tobacco ..,
A., T. . S. r...
Bait. & Oho...
.. w,wa ai-i lYA 1- l"7i 123ii
.. 6.4S5 26). 27U 2S;S 2U 26
2S0 79 79J 79 79Vi 7914
.. 1,130 85-U KZ 9Wi 9iZ 5i
.. 20.33S 2S 29VJ 28 2sC 2s4
.. 15.155 11 72 714 7l4 711?
.. 10,720 711 72 Till 711 tJ5
.. 1.464 791. 797; 79U 73 sii
Brook. Rap. Tran
Brook. Rap. Tran 41,423 5ST 9 5SJ 5954 S97"
Centra of X. J.... S.757 HOH 135, 1303 134 1M
Cm-S & Ohio 4.1S0 27ti 2S5, 27-2 2S14 27?
C-. B & Q 10.770 12S 12SV 127?i 127i I275J
Chl. Gt. West
V...1. VIV. tlSU.... wlAI 11 U?l 1 IIH 11
C. 31. &. St. P 24,045 114'i U5 114H 114U 11414
n.. It. r A- Pm.. k 7?n ins insii ino ,ao,7 7iJ"7
8.770 108 10St 108
a. a, C. & St. L
Col. Fuel & Iron..
Contl. Tobacco ...
Del. & Hudson....
D.. L. & West
Den. & R, Grandt
Glucose Rcfln. ....
S35 684 59 581j
420 354 35'4 S5i
5.854 170' 17l'i 17012
6t-0-26i4 2614 26
2 2? ioa
Z.110 113U 114H 113U 114H 112
740 1S1 , 181 lSOC 180J4 ISO
&V) 19?i 194 19J 19? 19
280 6S2 6854 tS
6.230 35J4 S5 33U 35 S5U
1,760 67S 67H C61, 67& 67
200 54 r4i U 54S E4
2.000 117J, 118 117 117S 118
"r "- -TTT "" r IO
L. E. & West!.".'. ""S50 So" " ii a'ri 292
The National Bank of Commerce in St Louis.
Capital, Surplus and Profits,
I.ouls. & Nash JS0 72V, 7"'i 72t 72,S Tii
Manhattan I. 9.61') Si q " r.iTJ mm 93
Metro St R- 2.735 r.6 li7'i 15b 157 13m,
Nat. Tube 4,341 47 47 17 47 47'
M . K. & T.
N. V. Central
N. Y Ont. .t W.
Nor. & West
Pressed Steel Car..
Do. in pM
Do. 2d pfd
St. L k S. F
Do. 1st pfl
Do. 2d pM
St L S.-W
Ten. Coal & Iron..
Tex. and I'ac
Un. Bag & Paper.
U. S. Leather
750 31 31'; Td 31H 31
; G.13-, :j r.ji. ji i m-4 srj
SOO 31-, 3Pi 3Pl .".1 31'4
-) 13 1S4 17'1
2.'( 27 2;2 27 271; :. h
775 vr, sr.'i P5 svs :',
i,m 1 130 no-, i3) iroI ran
4.S00 21'i 22 U 21, 21-a
2.35.' 34 341; 34 S1'3 Ji
62s. ; ii'i ti" r.iyj fJ'i
HO 71'2 71, 71.i 7fi 7U,
1,270 31". 22 31W 3.! "!'i
S.S41 iu, i2in 12.-VS i:; 121 4
4.74J ilS1- 1001 1'i Pi's. '.ya
230 41 41 401i 40'j 41
"JV. 17"i 17'i 17' 17i 17
11,47) tt, C0, 59'4 CO r.91;
70.) 2S 2SV. 2SV, 2s 2.
423 S3 33 31', Si :.41i
1.39-5 12'4 12'i U 1J' 12
2.S73 2S' 29 28 W 2S 2,
4.7) 33S 33", 31, ST, 23';
tlrt 11. llH 11H UN H'i
'.'33 Si", W I2' "-"h fJ5
71 72J 72Vi 72h, 72'4 7i
10J I". 15 15
'J70 Jl 12Vi 11 ir-s U
100 BS't 53 '4'i
li.coo w &os '. no, IU
3.170 7C' 7(T 7C'j 7G-i 76-s
6,71.5 lllj, 11, 11 ll's 11
'3 S-v. 61 r.i
TJ. S. Rubber..
Wab. deb. Us,
. 2 R-,n roi. rvii ?'
.12.00') 33; 34 SI'f, :H -i2l
. 2.700 IS', 1'iH 1S4 Mt IS"-..
240 S1H SlU M'-
Wct. Un. Tel
Wis. Central W. I
Do. rfd. W. I....
Rep. I. & Steel...
Third Aenue ....
sr. iri i2ii ir; 12 iu.
63'i M 63i SIU
Ex. dlv. 2 per cent.
Jievr York Cnrl Stocks.
St. Loul, Wednesday, Aur. 15, 180.
Received dally by D. 11. Francis. Uro. tc Co ,
214 North Fourth street:
Close TH'l- Ailc
American Air Tower 31 33
American Bicycle 6
Do. pfd Jl
American Woolen 12
Do. pfd 6'J'.
AtimlfrnTinif..,! Conner ... S '
Chicago and Alton subs li:
Last Iron Pipe
New York Electric Vehicle ...
New Knsland Electric Vehicle
Royal BaJdns Fonder
Etandard Oil (ex. dlv.)
Chicago Stock ami Hoiuls.
St. I5uls. Wednesday. Aur. 13. 1900.
ReccUed dally by D. It. Kianclf, Dro. & Co.,
Z14 Norm ounn sireei.
Metropolitan West Side Elciated..
South Side Elovnted
West Chlcaco Street Railway
Do. pM .-
West Chicago Street Railway
Chicago city 1! per cent bonds
Metropolitan West Sldo Elevated..
Do-, pfd ;
National Carbon -
... 39 23
... 31'4 31.
... Ill 11'4
... 7S4 SI
... 32 S114
... SS S7
... T'SH 99
... SI 79
... 12tf 12
... 51 51
... UV) in;
... 53". 5
... SOli SOVj
St. Louis, Wednesday. Aur. 15. 1900.
Received dally by D. U. Francis, Uro. & Co .
214 North Fourth street.
dose Bid. Ask.
Plttsbure Plate Glass 161
Wst!nshouso Air Brake 1W 1S2
Salts of Pittsburg Plate Glasa at 161.
STOCKS AJSD BONDS IX nOSTOX.
Boston. Aug. 15.
Call loans 233: time loans
A., T. & S. F 2SS
Do. pfd 71'4
Gen. Electrla 135
Do. pfd 739
Ed. Elec 111 203
Mexican Central .. 2
Old Colonv Di4
Michigan Telephone S3
N. E. Gas A; Coke. 1J14
Old Dominion 11
Union Pacitlc fi)
West End 93
Westlnghouse Eleo. 45
Wisconsin Central. 14
American Sugar ..izst
Do. pfd HCVi
Bell Telephone ....142
Boston & Albany 243'i
Boston Eleated ..14J'.4
Boston & Maine. ...1SS
C B. & Q 127Ji
Dominion Coal .... 42
Do. pfd 110
Federal Steel 35
Do. pfd 6GJ,
Fltchburg pfd ....133h.
N. E. Gas & Coke 3s
Allouez Mln. Co... 1
Amal. Copper SSJi
Boston & Mont....
Butte & Boston....
Calumet & Hecla ..
Franklin ..u.. ,
Humboldt . ..
Oscelola ...- ....
Parrott .... ..,
5-nnta Fe Copper
Utah Mining ....
New York. Aug. 15. Government bonds strong.
United States ref. 2s, when Issued, reg PM'l
Do. coup 1'M'i
United Siates 2s. registered 1"0
United States 3s, registered icy.;
United Statns 3b, coupon J0T
United States new 4s, registered lSi
United States new 4s, coupon m
United States old 4s, registered
United states old 4s, coupon
United States 5s, registered
United States 5s, coupon
District of Columbia 3.E5s
London, Aug. 15. Consols for money SS; do.
for the account 99: Atchison 23; Canadian Pa
cific 9JV St. Paul 117"-9; Illinois Central 12uk:
Louisville 74'4: Unlcn J'aclfic prcf. 7S': New York
Central 13.1'i: Erie U'A: Pennsylvania 6GVi: Read
ing S5; Erio 1st pref. 33H; Northern Pacific
preferred 73. ex-dlvidend; Grand Trunk 6; An
aconda 9i; Rand Mines 40. Money 3li3V4 lT
cent; short bills 4; 3 months' blU3 4 per cent
France. Paris, Aug. IB. The Bourso wan closed to-day.
owing to the observance of the Feast of the
Berlin. Aug. 15. Exchange on London 20 marks
484 pfss. for checks. Discount rates, short bills
4 per cent; three months' bills 414 per cent. In
rplte of the fact of the closing Bourses else
where. In observance of the holiday, prices wero
lirm on the Bourse here, owing to the moro
satisfactory international money situation, and
to sympathy with the New York and London
markets. American and Canadian Pacifies wero
higher and mine shares markedly recovered.
New York, Aug. 15 Bar sller 61o per ounce
London, AUK. 15. Bar sliver steady, 231-lCd
Now York, Aug. 15. Money on call steady
at lViSa't; last loan 14 per cent. Prime
mercantile paper 4g5 per cent. Sterling ex
change steady, with actual business In bankcra'
btlls at $4.87'ij'4.S7; for demand, and at Jt.Siif
4 SHi for 60 das; posted rates H.SSITI S5 and
$4S'5Si4S9. Commercial bills JI.83Kf4 834. Ex
changes $117,930,367; balances SS.845.1W
Boston, Aug. 15. Exchanges $19,360,200; bal
Baltimore. Md., Aug. IB. Clearings $2,317,620;
Philadelphia. Pa-, Aug. 15 Clearings $12,432.-263-
Cincinnati. O.. Aug. 15.-Clearlngs $2,452,630.
New York exchango lOjjlSo discount. Money 24
Chicago. Aug. 15 Clearings $13,957,737; bal
nneea Jl.911.753. POBted rates $4.6304.89. New
York exchange par
TIIE LOCAL MOXEY MARKET.
Bnalneaa In Monetary Circles Up to
Average Xothlne Xew Developed.
St. Louis. Wednesday. Aus. 15. 19'M.
There Is nothing really new to report In con
nection with the local money market, the t Itua
tlon in a general way being prowy much as it has
been for some time past. Business over the coun
ter nt the leading banks and trust companies, w as
Talrly active to-day both checking and deposit
ing being active. Money continues to accumu
late and at present Is In large supply. The de
mand on local and outside account Is fait and
rates easy at 4 to 7 per cent In tho axtrmeii
for call and time loans, concessions being occa
sionally made 'n the case of well-know n and reg
ular customers, but no quotable change reported.
The bank clearings continue to show up fairly
well and to-day were reported at $5,412,923, tho
balances being J44S.183.
Whltaker & Hodgman, bond, stock, commercial
pnper and exchange brokers, 300 North Fourth
street, quote exchange as follows:
New York 20c dls 10c dis
LoulsUIln 23c dls ptr
Cinoinn.it! 23c dU par
New Orleans J3cdls par
Chicago 23c dl3 13c dls
City of St. Lnnln.
Corrected dally by Galord, Blessing &. Co , 307
Rid. A ok.
J. D...10I 105
Citv 3.C, J. D., 1907
t'itv 3 (.3s, L'Old, M. N., 1915 ..
City 31 . .1. J.. 1913
City 4. sterling, SI. N.. 1911..
City 4. (fold, M. N . 1!)I2
City 4, vterllm;, 20 je.irs 1903,
CItJ 4 Rold. A. t).. 191!
City 41. KOld. .1. J.. 191S
City 4s, strrllni,-, A. O . 10th, 190S.
City Hi. koM, A. O, 1903
city r,s, gold, a. 0.. ro;
City C. currency. A. O., 1900 ...
LOCAL STOCKS AXD IIOXDS.
Iealini;n I.nrsrer mul Jlarket for Rnll
A much bettrr market than usual wai had
to-day and mIcs uere larKer than thev hae
bien for weeks nnrt more scattered. There wero
so'ne leaturcs of Interest, notably the strength
fhnwn by street railway stocks and loads out
ride of United Railways, and particularly In St.
1-ouis and Suburban. The strength in this stock
van the feature. The demand was good, and
diirinK tho d.av 123 shares sold at from $7S to
J71 end J79.W, the latter being- bid at close, and
All the street railway bonds quoted wero
strong, and some were bid hisiier. Araonff them
wero Bioadwav Cable, sales belnir made in 15. 000
at J1M.75, and w,rc wanted at $100.30. United
Itallw s were quiet, the bonds a little easier,
but thu s-tock unchanced.
There was a quiet demand for mining shares,
and a sale of 300 shares Oranlte-ni-lletnlllc at
Si.li'i. American being quoted at $1.20 nnd
Sebastian nt 7c bid.
Tho market for bank nnd trust stocks was
quiet, with no sales, and no quotable chango
A bid of $32 for Missouri-Edison preferred
stock brought about the sale of 10 tharcs nt
To-dn-"s closing quotations:
United Rnilway 4s J
Do. pfd bT.irt
Transit or common 20. 73
Do. pfd r.2.00
Do. 3s 91.75
St. Inuii and Sub. stt-k 71. 30
Do. 5s 101. 39
Mississippi Valley Trut
St. Louis Trust 221.00
Union Trust 210.09
Bank of Commerce 249 09
Tllrd National H 00
San Sebastian 07
Small Hopes 39
Brewerv Ja 100.23
Broadwav Cables 101.39
Mound City Ts 101.25
Union Depot longs 1J1.25
D. shorts 100.27
Cass Aenue Es 102.W
Xow York Market Gossip.
The folowlng sjnopsls of the gossip In regard
to the, leading features of tho New York mar
let wis recoiled by D. It- Francis, Bro. &
New York, Aug. 13 Imdon cables reported
a strong market on the other side for American
securities, and arbitrage brokers were moderate
bunrs of stocks during the forenoon, taking
alut 15.000 shares in all. The bujlnc was
chiclly of Atchison preferred. Northern Pacific.
Union Pacific and St. Paul.
Porno siles were made on adiances here, but
not enough to change the general result.
Thero was some significant builng In the mar
ket in scleral stocks. To-day Dltk Bros, bought
2.590 Rok Island, and Western houses were buy
ers of stocks like AtchlKin preferred and ti.
B. & Q. Yestcrdny F. W. Sailn & Co. bought
lO.ftiO Atchison preferred without attracting at
tention, and many other large orders haie ap
peared In different stocks during the week.
The coal stocks wero the features of the
earlv trading. J. C. advancing on purchases by
Wasserman Bros., who were heaiy buyers of
lAckaiianna a few days ago. Outside of the
exchange, reports were current that the B. & O.
had obtained control of .t. C. In the afternoon
F. W. Sailn & Co. bought 2.500 shares. The
sharp advance caused belief in the, reports of
lB. & O. -oonlrol. but, J?xiwutlies of tio U. & O.
expressed Ignorance of .any such deal.
The heaviest trading 'In, B. R. T. was by
Bell & Co, whoso purchases lesterday and this
morning reached close to 10.0)0 shares. When
the advance was In progress, reports were cir
culated that the Penna, was accumulating the
sto k. Interests that should hae full Informa
tion In regard to the matter said thev belleieil
their "reports were based upon the fact that
negotiations are now- pending for the lease of
water front at tho foot of Thirty-ninth street,
Brooklvn by tho B. R. T. Company to the Penna.
St Paul was the leader of the movement in
railroad i tecks. There was what was conhldered
bankers huilng. which Induced a good deal of
local speculative builng, and London houses nlfo
took some stnek. Tho supply han steadily de
creased and the price easily moved up when
bui ing ord"rs npjieared.
Consolidated Gas adianced sharply on efforts to
coier shorts put out at irregular Intenals for
some time. There was no attempt made to
squeeze the shorts, and the stock was easy to
obtain In the loan crowd.
There was London bujlng orders In Anaconda,
hut supply of htock was fmall and trans ictlons
were few. It was stated by one of the Londcn
houses Interested In the stock that tho Amal
gamated Company now holds S5 per cent of the
capital stock. Copper stocks generally wero
strong on the cuib. with Amalgamated and
British Columbia the features, both being traded
In at materlnl advances.
London cables were ns follows:
London, 1:43 p. m. Consols for twney are up
3-16: for the account up H. The Improvement
in the New York stock market veaterdav h is
caused a faiorable impression nt this center, and
together with the nxnectatlon cf encouraging
nws from China helps the upward tendency o'
security prices. Baltimore and Ohio and St. Paul
show declines of 4 per cent. Atchison strong.
London. 2 p. m. The features of the securities
market are firmness In th gncral list, streneth
in Consols, American Railway shares nnd Chi
nese stocks, nnd an easier tendency In dis
counts, tho lntter being directly due to the ex
ports. The following adilces In regard to cotton were
received : . . t . ..
New- York. Aug. 13. Cotton nrtvancen about 12
points between noon nnd 2 P. m on Southern and
local builng, and moderato offerings owing to
continued do' weather In the Carollnns and
Memphis district, causing nervous feeling about
crop conditions, despite Improvement In the
weather advices from Texas and portions of
There wai an Irregular demand for foreign
exchange, and tne marnci opciieii iirm, out
closed easier and 1-32 per cent lower.
D R. Trancls, Bro. & Co. report closing: rates
ns follows: . ,., . . ,.,-,
Prime sterling, cables 4.S84: checks 4.ST43'5$:
C9 .lajs 4.84B4. . ,
Commercial sterling on bankers checks LSTtt
dl: 60 davs 4.S3i;i!: 99 dava 4.82.
Commercial grain bills 4.S4K: cotton bills 4.S3U
Ttnnkers' Paris cables 6.15; checks 5.16Vi: 69
davs B.lSWifH-16. . , ....
Commercial French francs, checks B.l14igi-18;
CO dajs .-.lSJiPI-l. .,,.
Commercial Swiss francs, checks B.1931-16:
69 davs 5.22t.ifM-lG. ....
Belgian francs, checks B.174W: 60 days B.2014
Bnnkers relchsmark. rabies 95"n5-16; checks
93HW3-16: 60 days sWIM-lS.
Commercial checks 93iJ?l-16; 69 days 91 5-1695:
99 davs 94.
Bankers' Dutch guilders, checks imiSS-lO; 69
davs 40 1-16W
Commercial Dutch guilders, checks 40'4'ff3-l;
CO dajs 39 13-10.
"War Department Chnngen.
Washington, Aug. 15. Army orders:
Major John Van R. HofT, Surgeon, will
proceed to Taku. China, and report to Ma
jor General Chaffee for assignment to duty
as Chief Surgeon on his staff.
Tho following changes In the Ordnanco
Department are ordered:
Lieutenant Colonel J. TV. ITellly Is re
lieved from the command of the Water
town Arsenal and will assume command or
tho New York Arsenal, Governor's Island.
Major John G. Butler is relieved from tne
command of tho New York Arsenal. Gow
crnor's Island, and will assume command
of tho Watcrtown Arsenal, Massachusetts.
First Lieutenant T. N. Horn. First Ar
tillery, will proceed to Pablo, Fia., for tho
purpose of making an inspection of thu
Florida State troops encamped at that
Acting Assistant Surgeon H. C. Gemmil
Is removed .from duty at Fort Thomas and
will report to the commanding officer of
that post for duty to accompany the Sec
ond Infantry, under orders for foreign serv
ice. Captain G. O. Squler, signal umcer, will
proceed to New York and assume chargo
of tho cable expedition to the Philippines.
Major P. F. Harvey, Surgeon, will pro
ceed from the Presidio o San Francisco to
Nagasaki. Japan, for the purpose of estab
lishing a base hospital at that place.
Leave for one month is granted Colonel
A. A. Harbach, First Infantry.
Major J. B. Hodman, Twentieth Infantry,
will report to the commanding officer, Fort
Slocum, for duty with recruits to be sent
from that post to the Philippines.
First Lieutenant William Parker, Elev
enth Infantry, is assigned to Company F
of that regiment, vice First Lieutenant F.
P. Slviter,. and will proceed to Join his
First Lieutenant H. A. Ely, Forty-sixth
Infantry, now In San Francisco, is honor
ably discharged from the service.
Str. City of Sheffield and Barge
For charter or will contract for towing. Address
JNO. E. MAfrSENGALE.
STR. W. H. GRAPEVINE.
Wm. L Hickman, Jr., Master; E.
W. Wild. Clerk. For Wnshlnutrn.
New Haven, Hermann, Portland, Chamois, Jer
ferson City. Wolf's Point and ail way landings.
Leaves Wednesday. August 16, at 5 p. m.. foot
of Cherry street. For freight or passage apply
DIAMOND JO LINE STEMES
Tor Hamburg, 111., ClarksvlIIe, Louisiana, Han
nibal. Qulncy and Keokuk.
Sir. ST. PAUL
Leaves Saturday. August 18, 4 p. rn.
To Burl in ton, la., and Return S7.51.
To Keokuk, la., and Return $6.00.
Including meals and berth, on Str. St. Paul
every Tuesday for Burlington and every Satur
day for Keokuk.
For Sf. Paul ani InlemuHili Lailln;?.
Str. Qnlncv leaves Monday, Aug. 20, at 4 p. m.
Tel. Main 2417A. ISAAC I. LUSK. Agt.
FOR STE. GENEVIEVE.
U. S. MAIL STR. COLUMBIA.
Leaves foot of Pine street dally at
12 in. except Friday. Leave Sunday
LAWRENCE MACDONALD. Agent
Office 20f N. Levee. Phone M 1S0S, A 117.
FOR NEW ORLEANS,
Memphis, Helena. Greenville. Vlcks
burg, Natchez. Bavou Sai.i, Baton
Rouge, and nil way landings smith
Str. HILL CITY.
T. B. SIMS. Master. A. WOODS. Clerk.
Will leave from wharfboat, foot of Oliic street.
Saturday, August is, at 5 p. m. Tickets of the
International Warehouse and Transit Coraiany
will be honored on this steamer. Phone Main 1005.
JOHN BIRD, Agent.
SI. LOUIS AND TEMESSEEJIVER PACKET CO.
ELEaW CITY OF MEMPHIS
Will leave wharfb-v.at, foot of Pine
st.. Saturday. August IS. at 5 p. m ,
nnd all points on Tennessee Iliver to 'Waterloo.
Ala. Excursion season now open; only J12 for
round trip; out eight days. Meals and berth In
cluded. Phones Main 46A. Klnloch AU2.
JNO. E. MASSENGALE. Agent.
CHESTER LIXE. "
Steamer GREY EAGLE, In place of Cherokee,
to Chester and way landings leaves Tuesdays,
Tl.ursdavs ni.d faturdavs at i p. m.. from Eagle
Packet Companj's wharfboat, making excur
sion rate of $1 round trip, meals and berth ln
cluded. HUNTER BEN JENKINS. Agent.
KAGl.t; PACKET CU.Ul'A.Nx.
Str. War Eagle for Cape Girardeau. Commerce
and all way landings. Mondays nnd irldnya. I
p. m. For Illinois River Str. Bald Eaila for
Peoria and Intermediate polnta Wednesdays and
Eaturdays 4 p. m.
HUNTER BEN JENKINB. Gn. Aft-
Phona Mntn 233.
LEE LINE EXCURSION.
Memphis and Return Only $12
IncIndliiK -Meals nnd Ilerth.
Steamer REES LEE leaves Fridays at 5 p. m.
Steamer PETERS LEE leaves Tuesdays nt 5 p.
m. for Meoiphis and all way landings, taking
freight for Helena and Friars Point and Arkan
sas RlTer to Pine Bluff. Phone Main 45 A and
Klnloch A 112.
JNO. E. MASSENGALB, Ajent.
Wharfboat foot of Pine street.
Rise anil Fall of the Rivera.
For tho last 24 hours, ending at 7 a. m.:
St. Louis, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 19"0.
Stations. Danger. Gause. Change.
Pittsburg ii.O u.i -u.3
Parkertburg 36.0 2.1 -0.1
Cincinnati Bj.O 4.8 -0.3
Louisvlllo 23.0 3.2 -0.2
Nabhvlllo 49.0 2.4 -0.2
Chattanooga 33.0 2.1 0.3
Florence 16 0 l.S "l.o
Evansillle 35.0 4.9 -0.3
Johnsonville 21.0 1.9 -0.1
St. Paul 14.0 3.7 0.J
Dubuqua 15.0 2.6 0.2
Davenport 1...0 2 8 ....
Keokuk - 16.0 1.8 0.2
Dc-i Moines Rapids....- 1.3 0.1
Grafton 23.U ....
Omaha 1S.0 7.0. -0.2
Kansas City 21.0 10.5 1.2
Hermann Si.O 6.1 0.1
St. Louis 39.0 5.3 -0.3
Chester 30.0 3.9 -0.2
Cairo - 45.0 9.1 -0.3
Memphis 33.0 6.9 -0.7
Little Rock 23.0 2.5 -0.1
Vlcksburg 45.0 14.3 -0.7
Shieveport 29.0 4.0 -0.3
New Orleans 16.0 5.4 -0.1
R, J. HYATT.
Local Forecast Official.
W. IL Grapevine.
....... ..... Grot ton
R. C. Gunter...,
Spread Eaglo ..
City of Pnducah.
R. C. Gunter
Spread Eaglo ....
Wash Honshell ..
The river at St. Louis villi fall.
River nnd JJiialneaa.
At St. Louis thu gaugo marked 6.3 feet yester
day, showing a fall of .3 of a. foot In the last 24
Business moderately active In local freight of
ferings, but light In receipts. Weather oppress
ively hot on the Levee.
Captain Harry Lene of the Bald Eaglo re
ports a heavy rainfall along the Illinois River.
Fred Medart. tho St. Louis boatbullder, nas
Just completed a 35-foot launch for the St. Louis
Gasoline Engine Company.
Captain Frank Tardy's boat store at Evans
ville. Intl., has been destrojed by lire.
Captain A. J. Powell of tho St. Louis and
Huntington Tow-boat Company visited the river
front vesterday. In the ufteinoon he called on
Captain Derrlckson at the Eagle boat store.
Monongahela rlvcrmen are making an effort
to have all boaitls on the Moncnganela dams 1m
ircaletcl) replaced, 'iney were carried away
by a freshet, but since tho river has been falling
barges cannot be removed from the fourth pjoi.
Tim aguauun nu ieau,L in a uiuvemeni to
have oil the dams permanently raised, aa low
water always causes tiouble.
Lower river steamboatmen report the ar
rival of many consignments of new rice at New
Orleans and vicinity.
Steamer W. H. Grapevine, In charge of Cap
tain William F. HIckmann. Jr., and Clerk 1A
W. Wilde, arrived yesterday from tho Missouri,
in which trade she to moke weekly trips,
hhe arrives and departs front the foot ot Cherry
The United States moll steamer Columbia
came In from Ste. Genevieve and departed at
noon with good patronage.
steamer Hill City Is duo from New Orleans.
She Is to return Saturday from her wharfboat.
foot of Olive street.
Steamer City of Paducab. cleared to the Ten
nessee River last evening, taking out a big trip
of peoplo and heavy lrelght patronage. The
City of Memphis will be the next Tennessee
River boat, clearing Saturday.
The Grey Eaglo receives dally for Chester
and way points. Sne will bu found In port this
morning, to depart at 3 o'clock this afternoon.
The Bald Eagle was out for Peoria nnd the
Illinois River with a big trip o people and
large freight patronage.
Tho War Eaglo will arrive from Caps GIrar
deau and Commerce to-day nnd clear on her re
turn trip to-morrow evening.
Steamer Rees Lee goes to Memphis Friday
evening, clearing from her wharfboat foot of
The Carrier departed to Hamburg- and Cal
houn County jesterday afternoon, well loaded.
Steamer Dubuque was out for St. Paul, tak
ing a heavy freight manifest and a cabin full of
people, i'ne next Diamond Jo liner to St. Paul
villi bo the Qulncy, arriving Saturday and clear
ing Monday afternoon.
The fat. Paul will go to Keokuk Saturday af
ternoon, arriving In port from Burlington early
Steamer R. C. Gunter returned yesterday af
ternoon fiom a short trip to Kampavllle lor
wheat. She was In with a. good caigo, clearing
later for Naples and the Illinois River.
The Wasn Honshell of tno St. Louis and
Huntington Tow boat Company's ileet arrived from
Cairo jeslcrday with two barges ot pig Iron. Sho
returned light after delivering the tow.
The Fred Hartwig will be due from Cairo
to-day with a tow of pig iron.
Mrarner City of .Memphis passed Cairo at in
o'clock jesteruay morning inuouna irom thu
Tennessee River with a big trip. She will ar
REPUBLIC SPl.cIALri. '
Memphis, Tenn.. Aug. 13. River marks 5.9 ffct
on the gauge, a fall of .7 in 21 hums. Weather
lair ond hot- Temperature, ii decrees. Tho
James Lee arrived lost night from Friar's Point
with fair trip and cloured at .. .ills evening on
return. The Georgia Lee got In last night irom
Ashport with good trip and left at 5 this even
ing on return, 'lho Delta .leparted at S this
evn!ng for Vlcksburg with good trip. The snag
boat H. G. Wright, which arrived last evening
from Cairo, dejmrted this afternoon on return
On way down sho destroyed lid snags. The light
house tender Joseph Henry will leave in 'ho
morning for New Orleans on a .beacon-light
cruise. The towboat Harry Brown, with tow of
empties, will pass up, In the morning on way to
the Ohio River. The Kate Adams will arflvo
to-night from Arkansas City and clear to-mor-iow
evening on return trip.
Cairo. 111.. Aug. 13. The river fell .9 of a foot
.ttrin- thtt nast 24 hours: the irau?e no,t. ,e .
The weather continues clear and hot. The Wool- I
-n-1- 7- .s5--gfegaS-...li ---tfj
ST. LOUIS TIME.
Arrival nnd Ilepnrtnrea of Trains nt
Dally. ttSaturday and Sunday
tDaily except Sunday. only.
tSuntlay only. Dally except Saturday.
Saturday only HExcept Monday.
LOUISVILLE. EVANS VI LLE AND ST. LOUIS
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Louisv ille Express Central!.!,
Mount Vernon. Mount Car-
mel, Princeton. L ul-nllle.
AVashlneton. Philadelphia and
New- York x:!!? am S:0Opm
Mount Vernon Accommodation 73:23 pm 13:12 am
i-usvllle Limited tr. Louis
ville. Washington Baltimore.
I'liiladeli hia and New York 9:15 pm '5.99 pm
LAKE SHORE. NEW YORK CENTRAL AND
HUDSON RIVER. BOSTON AND ALBANY
AND CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILWAY.
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Indianapolis Express t7:09 am B:39 p-n
ivew iorK ana itnston Limited '!:oi am -J:prn
Knickerbocker Special New
York. Boston. Washington.
Baltimore and Philadelphia. 12:00 am "!:4Spm
Alton Express J.l:59pm 14:29 pm
M.ittoon and Alton Accommo
dation t4:20pm t9:50 pm
Boston. New York. Cincinnati.
Washington. Baltimore. Phil
adelphia 8:96 pm 7:39 am
Alton Leaves '19:49 n. m.. 3:13 p. m. Arrives
tS.QQ a. m.. l:M p. m.
nrAoav. R. R-
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Cltclnnatl Loulsillle. Wash
ington. Baltimore. Phllad I
phla nnd New York Express. 2:15 am 12:40 in
Cincinnati. Loulsillle. Pitts
burg. Washington. Baltl
rrore. Philadelphia and New
York Fast Mall 5:0-pm Tilflam
Cincinnati Aerommed.atlon. ... t7:16am 17:23 pm
Cincinnati LouIvlIIe, Pitts
Hrsr. Washington. Baltl
r ore. Philadelphia and New
YVrk Roiai Blue Limited '1:31 am 6u"pm
Flora Accommodation t5:59 pm tc:32am
Ticra Accommodation C:35 pm 10:32 am.
West Baden and French Lick
Sjrlngs via Monon Route $: am 6:35pm
BUKI.IXRTO.V ROUTE ST. L.. K. A X.
AV. R. R. UXIOX STATION.
Train. Depart. Arrive.
For Hannibal. H. & St. J.
points. Quincy. Keokuk and
Burlington J:Knm 5.36 pm
Ltcal to Hannibal 7:30 am 'S:29 pm
For Qulncy and North t7:30 am 16:56 pm
For fat. Paul. Minneapolis, via
East Side lines. Illinois and
AMsconsin S:21 am 3:21pm
"The Burlington-Northern Pa
cific Express." for Kansas
City, St. Joseph. Northwest
N'braski. Black Hills. Wyo
ming. Montana. Washington,
ri'get Sound. Portland and
Oiegon '9:00 am 6:56 pm
"The Twin Citv Exnre'3." for
Minneapolis. Ft. Paul and
-Zcwft-"." ." '2.05pm 2:13pm
The "Ncbra-ka-Coloradr, Ex-
Pies," for Dnvcr. "o!orado,
Utah and Pacific Coast, via
St. Joseph 2:0pm '6:56 am
Local to Burlington '7:10 pm '6:39 am
For Northern Iowa. St. Paul
end Minneapolis "7:49 pm 116:39 am
141 t"191 siut: line
to Rock Island '8:30 pm 6:40 am
For Dubuque nnd La Cross..'S:30 pm 16:19am
For Kansas City. Omaha. St.
Joseph. Denver, Nebraska.
Colorado. Utah and Pacific
Ceast: alo Northwest '9:00 pm '7:19 am
Local from Hannibal ll:09nm
,?T Alton Lave 7:30 a. m . dally; 8:21 a. m..
,1,y:.1V0J a m- ''ally: 1:30 p. m.. Saturday
pnlv: 3:00 p r except Saturday and Sunday;
&M9 p. m . ex Sunday; 5:31 p. m.. dally: 7:40
p. m.. dally, i ,,. m.. dally.
Alton Limited for Chicago..
Chicago "Palace Express"..
Chlcaco "Midnight Sneelal"
. S:36 am 6:39 pm
-9:00 pm 7-2S am
.11:31 pm 7:37 am
Chicago "Prairie State" Ex
.12.0t pm.'5:25 pm
..5:05 pm '19-24 am
Kansas City Vestlbuled Ltni
iteu ............ .............
Kansas City Dny Express
Peoria and St, Paul Express.
.10:19 pm 7:0S am
. 'S:,) am 'Sin pm
. 15 -93 pm 119 34 am
.12:01 pm 7:28 nm
CHICAGO, PEORI.V AXD ST. LOUIS
RAILWAY C, P. & ST. L.)
AltSn'aifton Terrace. Chau- ArI,T9
tauo.ua and Grafron :8.03 am 18:01 am
Peoria, Pekin and Chautauqua
Express .g:ls Bm n-IO pm
Alton. Clifton Terrace and
Chautauqua -(-j:ii am
Alton, Clifton Terrace and
auu'J;VV3u.1 v.- L ttl:15pmm :33pm
""UMt Veli'lUil ACfiiitJ"?, sjiiaU"
tauqua ard Springfield f4:55 pm 10-5S am
AltSn. Clifton Terrace and
Springfield 6:26 pm
Alton. Clifton Terrace. Chau-
tauqua and Grafton J9:45 pm t:3:ll pm
Train. Depart- Arrfy-,
Toledo and New York Express. '8:12 am j tjni
Toledo and New York Express '7:15 pm '7:40 am
ST. LOUIS SOUTHWESTERN RAILWAY.
Train. rVenar-t- 11..
Cotton Belt Express 3:36 am 7:24 pm
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Northern Illinois Express
Springlield, Freeport and Du
buque "7:52am 7:4pm
Chicago Daylight Special 12:39 pm 3:2i)pm
Springlield Accommodation ... 4:13 pm 10:46 am
Chicago "Diamond Special" ... a-lopm -T-inm
Faducah Mall and Express
Murphysboro, Carbondale and
Marlon ........... 7:M am rapn
"New Orleans Fast Mall Cairo,
Memphis. Jackson, Tenn..
and Texas Express, Nash
ville, Atlanta and Jackson
ville imam 8:16pm
Accommodation Murph sboro,
Marlon. Cairo, Sparta and
Chester .... tl:2Sln- fll-32am
Marlon and Creal Springs... M-ISpm 11:33 am
New Orleans Limited Cairo,
Memphis. Dixie Fljer. Nash
ville. Atlanta and Jackson
vllle. Fla 3:44 pm -7:lam
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Texas Fast Mall to Little V
Rock. Texarkano. Dallas,
Fort Worth and Abilene 3:05 am "7-35 pm
Delta. Columbus and Cairo Ex
press .......... 3:00 am 'Bpm
Fust Day Express.Hot Springs,
Dallas. Fort Worth. Austin.
San Antonio. Houston and
Galveston .... 2:21 pm s-J5pm
Texas, Mexico and California
Special Dallas. Fort Worth.
El Paso Los Angeles. Gnl-
veston. Son Antonio and La-
Memphis ond Hot Springs
Express 8:37 pm 7:00 am
L., II. & ST. L. RY. (Henderson Ronte.)
-T'n- ., . Depart. Arrive.
Fnst Mall Owensboro Clover
port. Louisville and the East. S:28ara 7-16 nm
Eu-stern Express Owensboro.
Cloverport. Louisville and
the East S-Kpm 7:20am
folk, with coal tow, departed for Memphis at
5 p. m. Tho II. M. Hoxls from New Orleans
with G barges arrived at noon; she dropped 2
barges here and left for the Upper Mississippi
at 3 p. m. with the remainder ot her tow
to meet the Harvester coming from St. Louis.
They will exchango tows. The Hill City, draw
ing 5'i feet, arrived from New Orleans at 8 a.
m. She discharged at the Illinois Central wharf
a lot of shingles and laths and departed for
St. Louis at noon, her cargo consisting of mis
cellaneous freight. The Wash Honshell from
St. Louis arrived light at 5:30 p. m. Tho City
of Memphis, with her cabin full of people and
a fair cargo, arrived from tho Tennessee River
nt 8:39 a. m., and. having done her usual busi
ness, departed for St. Louis at 9:39 a. m. Her
trip consists of 100.009 feet of lumber. 509 sacks
of peanuts nnd a lot of sundries. Captain
James Lamb returned from Dyersburg to-day.
Tho Margaret departed for the Lower Mississippi
to-night. The 1'eters from St. Louis nnd tho
cn.arley Brown from New Orleans are due to
nlcht. Capo Girardeau. Mo.. Aug. 15. The Trel Hart
wee down at 12:30 p. m.. returning at I p m.
The Wash Honshell down nt In. m. The Har
vester down at 5 p. m. with 1 barg. The Dol
pl.In No. 3 up with .1 barges of logs nt 3 p. m.
1 he Rees Lcc nnd Hill City due un. Peters Leo
due down. Weather clear ard hot. River falling.
Pat'.ucnh. Kv.. Aug 15. River gauge reads 7.9
and falling. Cljde left for Tennessee River at 6
P. m. Citv of Memphis t-assed out of Tennessee
River last night. Joe Fowler to Hvansvilfo at
noon. H. W. Buttorff left at 3 p. m. for Nash
ville. Wabash departed for the Lower Missis
sippi nt 2 p. m. Weather clear and hot.
Chester, 111., Aug. 13. River falling; gaugo 3.7
feet, leather clear. Boats up: Mary M.
Michael at 12 noon. Grey Ilagle at S:39 p. m.
Boats down: Grey Eagle at 3:39 n. m. Wash
Honshell at 8 a. m. Russell Lord at 19:39 n. m.
Harvester at 11:45 a. m. Peters Lee at Bl
p. m. Nick Snuer out at 10:39 a. m.: returned
a, 5:39 p. m. Tender In and out on time.
Grand Tower, 111.. Aug. 13. Mary Michael,
with 1 barge of lumber up for St. Louis at
5 a. m. War Eagle up for St. Louis at 10 a.
n. Wash Honshell down at 11 a. m. Harvester
down at i.ai p. m. witn i empty oarge. Kussell
Ird. with 3 empty barges, down at 3:4) p. m.
The gauge reads 7.3 feet, a fal? of .2 In last 24
hours. Leather clear and hot.
Burlington. la., Aug. 13. The river Is 1 foot
SH inches above low-water mark of 1S5I, a rise
of l'i Inches since last report. Elolse In and
cut from Keokuk. Weather clear and warm.
Evansvllle. Ind.. Aug. 15. River 4.6 feet, fall
ing; Clear and hot.
Loulsvllle. Aug. 15. River falling: 3 feet 2
Inches In canal: 1 foot on falls; 5 feet 1 Inch be
low locks. Clear and hot.
St. Paul, Minn.. Aug. IB. Steamer Quincy
left here on time this morning for St. Louis.
Wheeling. W. Va., Aug. 15. River 17 Inches,
and stationary- Warm and threatening.
Cincinnati. O.. -Aug. '15. River 4.9 feet, and
Pittsburg". Aug. .15. River 1.7 feet, and rlsins.
Clear .ana warm.
TO TEST INSPECTORS' DECISION.
Valerv-trnya Journal Will Follow Up
The St. Louis Waterways Journal, William j
, AA . s in,-:H ES'te tjsiij't.i-.j,
valley Park Accommodation... 17:10 pm
valley Park Accommodation... 1S:30.im
valley Park Accommoe'atlo-i... 19."j9 am
Texas aral Kansas Mall for
Carthage. Jnplln, Wichita.
Arkan-as City. Oklahoma.
Dill i r!nlt,nT, find I.V,rt
Vallev Park Accommodation...
Pacific Aeoommodatlen . .. . 11:19 pm
valley Park Accommodation... 16:39 pm
13 '55 pm
i ac-iuc Accommodation ,:2i pm
valley Park Accommodation .. J7 19pm
Tea, Limited (vestihuleil), for
Eureka Springs. Fori Smith.
Paris. Dalla-. Greenville.En
nls. Ccrslcara. Austin. San
Artonio. Houston and Gal-
Western Express, for Vlalta.
Okl-ihoma. Carthage, .loplln.
W-irhita, Burton an I the
West '3.00 pm
I,. & X. It. R.
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Fa't Mail-Evansvill-. Nnh
vilK Birmingham. Mont
gomery. Chattanooga. Atlan
ta. Macon. Charleston S. C
Mobile. New Orleans, and
Jacksonville. Fla ?:2S am TflGprt
Mount Vernon Accommodation '5:09 pm O.OS ara
Southern Expresi to Evans
vllle. Nashville. Birming
ham. Mobile. New Orleans,
Pnlitka. Oeala and St. I'e
tersburp. Fla s.sSpn 7:?ara
MISSOURI IACIFICIl.IL-VAY '
Train. Depart. Arrtv-s.
Fast Mall 'Wim '9.v-. rm
Local Exnres '7:15 am 6'pra
Kansas City. St. Jo'eph. Oma
ha .and Southern Kansas Ex-
nress 9wi.am 'S-.npm
Washington Accommodation .. 15-23 pm 17:33 am
St. Joseph, .Toplln Wichita and
Kansas Limited, dallv . ''-19 pm n-jv.arn
K.anas awl Colorado Express. '10-1O pm :ii)an
freie Coeur Lake trains leave Union Station at
6:09 a. m.. '9:13 a. m.. nil 39 p. m.. t..:33 p. m.,
1720 p. m
I.eav e Vandeventer Avenue at 112:3t p. m.
Oik Hill trains lea--? Union Station at 16:4S a.
m.. 110:19 a. m.. 14:36 p. m . and 16:13 p. m.
Kirkwnod trains leave Union Station at 17:00 a,
m . 11.00 p. m.. 11:29 p. m . 16:25 n. m.
Leave Vandeventer Avenue Station nt tll:M
Daily. lExcept Sunday. JPunrtav only.
MOBILE AXD OHIO.
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Southern Special ..... 7:2S am
Northe-n Ppeeiit "TOOpm
West India Flier 8:fVpm 7:44 am
Murohv sboro. Sparta. Chester
and Percy Accommodation ... H:50 pm 711:25 am
M., K. .t T.
Train. Depart. Arrlva.
Jefferson City. Colorado. F-
rtalla Clinton. Fort Sitt.
Parsons and Indian Territory
Express ""J-lSa-ri S:tUjm--
Fort Worth. Dallas. Waco.
Tavloranj Austin Express .. ""inSpm 7:aanl
Fort Worth. Dallas, s-m An
tonio and Galveston Exrres 9:15am S 01 t-ra
Eedalia. Nevada. Fort Scott
and Denlson Express I':16pm 7:41 am
ST. LOUIS AXD IIAXNinAL.
Train. Depart. ArrtT,
Mail and Express 17:19 am 111:10 pra
Mall and Express 13:97 pm 17:10 pa
ST. LOUIS-rEORIA LIXE.
(See C. St. r. & St. D
ST. L.. K. C. & C. R. R.
"ST. LOUIS LINE."
Train. Depart. Arrtrft
Union Express (dally) 4:09 pm 8:35 ans
Creve Coeur (Sunday onlv) ... 9:20 am 6:56 pm)
Creve Coeur (Sunday onlyl ... t:f") am 7:5-pn-f
Crevo Coeur (Sunday only) ... 1.1j pm 6.56 pm
ST. LOUIS MERCHANTS' RRIDGE TER
MINAL R.VILWAY SUnURHAX TRAIX
Erstbound Leaves Eighth and Gratiot Streets,
except Sunday. 4-20. 6:16. 7:37 s-51. 10:06, 11:19 x.
m.. li:3, 1:12. 2:46. 4. 5:19. 6-23. 8:22 p. m. Satur
day and Sunday only 11:41 p. m, Sunday only
5:24. 7:34. 10:12 a. m.. 5:21 p. m.
I-ava Washington Ave. Except Sunday, 4:Z4,
6.21. 7:41. 8.35. iu:03. 11-23 a. m.: 13-24. 1:46. 2:o9.
4:04. 5:14. 6:29. 8-26 p. m. Saturday nnd Sunday
only 11: S3 d. m. Sunday only 3:27. 7-3S. 10:15 a.
n. : 3:25 j m. ,
Westbound Leaves Granite City. Except Sun
dr.y 5:13. 7 6:11. 9.28. 10:42 a. m.. 1:10. 2:123-23.
4-23. 5:44. 5:33. 7:12. 9:17 p. m. Saturday only
4-50 p. m. Sunday onlj 5"53, 9-36 a. m.; 1:03. o
Leave Madison Except Sunday. 5:19. 7:94. S:1S
1-32. 10:46 a. m.: 115. 2:17. 3-2.7. V. 6. 7:17. 9:21
P m. Saturday onlv 1:56 p. m. Sunday only
6. 9:41 a. m.: 1:07. 6.04 p. m.
Train. , P,,part-
Fat Mall 2.01 am
Trains Nos. z; nin -i, .i-"f
York. I'hilndelphla. Baltimore
and Washington Special -8:atn 6:40 pra
ir.tnanapons ami .tew it-r.
New York Limited 'I'M 1
Petoskey and Mackinaw Llm-
Columbus nnd Eastern Express S:L pm
Vandalla Accommodation j-30 pm
Indianapolis and New York
Express 1I35 pm
Fut Mall 2:40 am
Continental Limited Detroit.
Niagara Falls. Buffalo, New
York and Boston 9:00 am "T.ISpn
Toledo. Detroit, Niagara Falls,
Buffalo. New York and Bos-
ten Express 3:S0pm ItlSant
Toledo. New York and Boston
Fast Mall n-tSam 2:4G am
Midnight Limited Detroit.
Buffalo. New York and Bos-
ton 11:30 pm I-OOr-n.
Tokdo Local Express 7:20am '8:45 pm
Earner Express Chicago. '6:49 am 6-51 pmi
Banner Limited Chicago 9:0a pm 7:15 am
Midnight Limited Chicago... .11:39 pm "T-SSajni
Fast Mall Chicago 2:4uam
Kr.nsns Cltr Line.
I'arsas City Express "9:15am "S:00p--a
Kersos City Fast Mall 2:15 pm laO am
Kansas City Limited 10:Lpm S.BOain-
Cannon Ball-Omaha 7-20 pm -7-00 ara
Ottumwa and Do Moines Ex- m-m,.
pres3 TJ-aoam s-tJOp-a
Ottumwa and Des Moines Llm-
lted ....... --0 pm "tJ-Hi am
West Mob-rlv. Kansas City
and Pattonsburc Local 7:40 am 0 pia
Moberly Local 5:0- pm U:10 ara
East Decatur Local 14-55 pra 11 :0S anj
Decatur Local ("Sunday only).. 6:15 pm ..........
From Union Station
St Charles .....t;l:.o pm T74:C3pm
Klnloch Park JS,:1Zvm IV Sf"""
Fergtson "3:4 pm M-OSpui
Terguson 4 :20 pm 'iM pm
Ferguon ...,.--" .......... 4ioJs am
Ferguson (Thurslay only).... 11:30 pm 19:59 pm
Fergu-vn 111:30 pm il0:S0 pm
From Otlio Street Station
St. Charles 11:09 am 1:50 pm
St. Charles 15:49 pm t-:fam
Ilrldgeton pm H:J2 aln
Brldgeton 1:i,am 1.10 pm
Fereuson Strain 16:19am
Ferguson 1:35 pm 10"30am
Ferguson ;5:ljprn Jo"3jpm
Ferguson 16:J9 p-n 1fl)Jin
ritguson (Thursday only).... 11:39 pm 19.50 pm
Arste. editor, has started a fund for the purpo
of testing the recent ruling of local Government
Inspectors in tho caso of Captain Sims of thj
steamer Hill City and Pilots WaddUngton and
Gibbons. The pilots quitted tho boat before sha
arrived In oort. and when the casa wan brought
before tho Inspectors, Waddllngton's license wasj
revoked and Gibbons was suspended for 90 days.
DECK BARGE OF XEW DESIGN.
The James n. Ilnrrett nan Coinpnrt
mentn anil Is Steel-Sheeted.
The deck bargo James H. Barrett. Just eom
rTeted at Levanna. has been launched. It Is tn
property of Captain Oscar F. Barrett of th
Barrett Towboat Line and is modeled along alto
gether new lines, belrs IU feet long. 32 feet
wide and 7 feet deep. .,v
The Barrett is provided with three water-tight:
compartments, ami Its sides are sheeted with
steel and rakes Just as a steamboat Is sheeted.
1h- barse Is the second of tho class built by
BRIDEWENT TO HIM.
He Is a Cavalry Officer and
Couldn't Get Leave of Absence.
Cheyenne Agency. I. T., via El Reno. Ok.,
Aug. 13. Time and army orders wait for no
man. and this unfortunate fact with tho
small number of officers available has so dis
turbed the plans of two young psople that
a -wedding planned for Elkhorn. S. I., took
place to-day in Oklahoma.
Lieutenant Henry B. Dixon, Eighth Cav
alry, commanding and only officer at For?
Iteno, could not get leave, so MJas Delfc
Series haa como to marry him here, jiajo"?
G. W. H. Stoucli, Third Infantry, retired,
agent here, and an old friend of tho groom,
insisted that they should bo married at his
home. Miss Series, her aunt. Mrs. Hopple
ton; Mrs. Dixon, the groom's mother, and
Mr. Series arrived at noon, the ceremony oc
curring at Z o'clock.
St. Lonlsi Private Transferred.
Washington. Aug. 1. Prlvato Ernest
Brandon ot the General Service, now at tho
recruiting station. Third and Ollvo streets.
St. Louise is transferred to the Hospital
Corps. He will be sent to Jefferson Bar
racks and will report upon arrival to tho
commanding officer for duty.
nifc Delegation Golns to Sednlln.
Monroe Cits, Mo., Aug. 15. democrats)
hero have seldom been so full of cnthusiam.
Preparations have been made to send a del
egation of from 200 to 25 In three coacheu
handsomely decorated to the opening of tho
State campaign at Sedalla on the 21st. Thu
delegation will take the Monroe City Baud,
. -j7s;acg rc.sffcy. jrysSr.-gyij,aaS'