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IN COTTON MARKET
Conflicting- Influences ; ff.cc General Trade anu
Setitiment-^Crop ? eason 1^ bti?
v v ral V, ecks L* t
tt*S Vo, k < ? IS.?The co'tun
markets- were Irregtslar throughout
tin pasi wik with price* fluctuating
in * becking and Illing matt tit", un?
der raited trading, an a result of the
conflicting inffttencee effecting general
Ira ? at.d n.nk'i t-?nti:iirnt The
t?h i p rally last week against the
heavy short inter* M carried the.
market 1<< Saturil..; ni' ':iin; a'aout .
thirty points from th< i^w^-st level I
in this rally tht high prices ?>tf ?
made las*, Saturday mo ning. when Oc?
tober sold at 10 v.'.. IVrembtr 111".;
January 1111. starch 11.24. 'nd May'
11 "-' Ths market closed last Batur- I
day with a slump or thirteen to sev-j
rnteen points fr<>:n those prices, with'
Octo ?. then ending .it 10."!, Dereni
l- 11 <i\ January 10.??." Mach 110(1. j
and May 11 10. After be king and
?llini within a run^. of twenty to,
thirty points from th'-se prices ?itir-1
lng :he ;:-,uidatn?n and proiit-taking I
i > the shirts this week. t:-.< market!
broke sharply In the late t adir.g yes-,
terday on another wave i.f Southern'
Belling and local liquidation, which
closed prices practl all: ?it the bottom,
not onl fir H e past three weeks, bat
for th. w ar. OctObc selling at I?.8?. ?
Iie,emh-r l ?.??>. Janua.y l?.?l. March
lv.77. iiid May 10.:>7.
Italkan War and Trade srtittment.
These final prices of Saturday ac?
cordingly show a total loss u( between
forty--nve and fifty points from the
hirh level of last week, and twenty- ,
r.lr.e to forty points from last Satur
day's closing quotations. The Bal
ken war news was the most potest
factor ir. connection with the continued
hoary movement of the crop, which,'
caused yesterday's sharp slump. Late |
cables from London. Faris and Berlin
were of euch a pessimistic character j
that they caused bulls who had been
holding on throughout the week to
throw over their cotton Not even the ap- j
pea.rance of another shar,n coli wave
in the West, with predictions of frost
J:: North T'xas. >">klahoma and Ar?
kansas for to-day. and the possibili?
ty of fr..st extending to Tennessee.
North Mississippi and Northern Ala?
bama by to-morrow or Monday was
?noagh to check this selling. The
f<-er of further complications hi the
Knropean political situation from t'?e
Balkan troubles with Turkey seems
to be receiving more attention from
local operators and spot dealers here
and in the Bputh, with stocks piling
tip in the interior, than the possibility
of heavy darr.agj overtaking the top
crop by the occurrence of killing
fr.st IlirttajillllJ in-n the interior sf
i the belt during tn< r.exi tortingnt.
I Qu?f.:Inn of Hilling I mal.
The iTop season is st.ii two 1*1 three
weeks !.???? on i ? average, ana it
ki.iniK trust .?. ten id scour Mad b*o
dserg le Iba central ,iar; of tne heit
from Texas to the interior of the .u
iumie statt s. the might prove
suaneieat t?? ? t down In? pr<"seru
crop, i aspects ol 1 i..".0'?,'mi<i bait a.
w.th khlfi:* trust holding off until ut
te. November i". t.. _ ? prospective
yield Of leSS Ui.in ll.U'ie. i.i,, ba.es.
Hut tae trade j? so engroeseJ with the
Iscussi .;. of tbs Balkan war and its
possibilities of I aval v las Austria* and
with looking at the :.eav\ boa risk for
t: ?-.fit s an<1 commission !."..?? s to ovt
swayed from Iba ? abort .side of tne
markst. When that harp a as there
will : n ioubteuly be witnessed some
tr.ir.g of . tarn, ? oY to ( ?> er. and tue
u< veiopmcnt of an active -Jemand Mom
spinning interests lor the actual mt
Heaulak Trade sentiment, j
In the meantime, this weeks statis
t;<s on the movement of the cr.?i>
show that 370.it'.??' bales have been
bu ought Into sight In tne figures of
the Sew Tork i'u?uii Rxchange
against ISB.OeO last week, 395."'n' las',
year and 5. .'.<."ju in i?:t'. "ix.ls makes
the total smou::i of tie cop mark?-'.
?d so :ar sine* the Ofmnlnsj ?t tne
season on September 1 to date 2.392.
000 bales, against .'.693.000 for the cor- j
responding period Wi year, 2.263,000 j
in 111*, and 2,621,000 in 1909. As!
the world's spinners' takings for the
past week are estimated at but 245,- I
000 bales, againat 228,000 last week, j
and 294.000 last year, there is an in
dlcated Increase In the visible sup
pry of American cotton this week of|
335,000 bales. This compares with an
increase of 348.000 bales last week, and
about the same amount In the Increase
in the visible supply at this time last j
World's spinners carried over such
comfortable stocks of cotton that they
have not been eager to accumulate j
supplies so far this year. They have
been anticipating a decline in prices'
to below the 10-cent leve'. for mid
dl.ng cotton from the excessive crop
estimates for over 13.000 ""'.' '. ales.
The belief is that the heavy market- :
inn of the first half of the crop be
fore December IS would give them I
plenty of opportunity to accumulate !
all the cotton desired for the first half
of this year's requirements at lower
prices !t remains to be seen what ef-1
feet a heavy killing frost before the
maturity of the top crop would have
on this attitude and general sentiment
in the speculative contract market, i
ADVANCES CHECKED BY
Initial Heaviness in Wheat Gives Way to Strong?
er' Marke; Later in We k? orn for
Lariy Delivery Lower.
New York. October 13.?After tem?
porary weakness at the beginr.'ng of!
the week, domestic wheat markets be- :
came deciiicd.y stronger. The initial
heaviness was attributed mainly to j
speculative selling, prompted chiefly
by tine weather West, and heavy
primary receipts in spring"-wheat ter-j
r:t'?ry. The world s exports were dr
cidedly heavy, resulting in a huge
increase in the world's available sup
p.>. ie.?Si.e?? bushels, against 5.751.
???>?? bushels a >(.;: asv. The sui>se
quent buoyancy was mainly caused by
decidedly encouraging cables, Euro?
pean markets ''eir.g influenced by the
actual outbreak of hostilities in eoutr.
< astern llurope.
At the outset, sellers for the de<i ne
irr.aarlned that an outbreak would be
preventey)-bj the big powers, but when
they .Jouad- trial this seemed almost
impossible, they b-cam-- aiatm.-d. and.
endeavoring to cov.r they forced
prices ~p snirp.y. The assumption is
(hat in v.'i>' th,. a... .1.-.:?s s i .
proportions, and Lias fa.r to be pro?
tracted, it n..:> i?suit in ?>??? closing of
the l>ardant lie>. in which case snip
ments In-in that iruarter would be
grea'ly r.si.-.ct.j 1n->re
fore. it is ruppos-d that etst-rn tlu
lope w:ll End it necessary to pur
' Base large supplies of flour and grain
in North Am. rica.
?ar MevOasw ? rsrtsr.
Ir.dred. !t was said that < xporWrs
lil alicady received larger ord?rs f^r
flour and whtat. j> :.s for o-its
and barley, but. ur.fort unal-'.y. a much
larger -usincss was r?-*!i .Ted. partly
by the scarcity of freight Cars and
th? scarcity of oc?an fr-jicnt room.
For a time spring-wl.? at threshing
was d-lv-i b> w. t w.r.th-r. !? .:. t. -w
that *he weather has turned clear, tt
1* beji^v? 1 ;hat the receipts of spring
wheat nrin sh"w f'jrth.r enlargement.
Although the re> eipts thu? far ti.is
txason rave teen dectdedlj heavy. th?
lncr?a?es lr ava. a. '- s?;>p?iej, have
not !?ri partlenlsrly lara? and there,
fore the visible supply !? still iigrt.
an f?TTi:?r'i ?.:h a y.ar *s? b- .-.a
only Ji.tSM-oe bushels last
*** b;?r..*? a \'kt iS" ;:? ..pt? at
wlr.ter-wh*st printer p ts hav.
ttht. as* mist d? i"-r- <*o t.->' ex pet
any materm enlarges^ a? ? . >
heller? tr.a- - " ' .-i ? - have rr. i: lo?
oted tt-.e Bs Ik <: iheir sari
T-ate tr. : r.? week p.i-. ?s moved up
to a ?tili r-: t* lit
was a '? -
ter was chiefly attributed to specu- !
lativ. selling, prompted largely by the
favorable icncr uf. the monthly report !
of the Department of Agriculture,
which made the yield of spring wheat
per acre remarkably big, namely IT..''
bushels, which suggested a production
of 7St.Mt.evt bushels, an increase of j
10.000.000 bush-is m the month. This,
however, created no surprise among
conservative and well-informed dealers,
who had expected such an outcome,
because threshing returns had been i
better than anticipated in many cases
it wiil ai.-o . ? i> numbered that;
threshing return? from winter-wheat
territory w< re likewise better than
expected, and consequeatly it is the
general impression that the tina: gov- '
I ernment report will place the produc
! tion at fully 480,000.000 buah< is. mak?
ing the grand total of 730.OOt.ee? bush-I
els which has only been exceeded
twice, ir, view of Europe's large re
qulremeata and the outbreak in south- |
<a>tern Europe, it is exceedingly for-'
tunate that our crops were so ab'ind
Undoubtedly, eir exports Of all
, grain would ? much larger provided:
1 iff hai more freight ears and more!
; oo-.in :r# :ght room
yaegSje* New? I"roas Knropc.
j Th- subsequent rise was ascribed:
largely t.. brisk having fur r.oth ac
? counts, prompted mainly ay enc-<ur-|
aging cab.es. Earepeaa markets being,
. ieneed hj the gloomy outlook for;
I fx ace In southeastern Knrope. The'
: rsi ? was I ? ? ked slightly by shun
?lar.: prtmari receipts and favorable
':: * ?liVr-whe.it s.1
' Sng. S'T-.e ! . ? !?? in th- ?rre??? is
expected. espe< ally tri view of the
? mparativeli 'ligh prices ruling for
j ???ft wh?at. which :* scarce.
was mu.', irregularity and
BSSettleraenl in the corn market.
:. .? i .a* : ? s- m- what erratical
: iy which was h:?t1y owing to the
. ti ns l-om the old to
th? n? w -?-r. r. b.tr.'.s
1 rn?l SSJ tn < ?rw.
t-i short. eash eorn prices have
rapidly fallen, whl h <re?ted no star
hii ?<??. h.'.d far a' -ve
a>era' Views. A* the t:me draws near
fir sathei Inp th- erop. |t is frttr to'
' a?? .m that f.?-rrer? will beeorne mnf?
i ens to ?!.?;.<*?? of reserves. On
the "tber har-1 t- ? int ?'?-ltv<.le*
w. re strong ' :4 'he r".e?se. und
'.?j?ef-)3, r larrember '-r.n'racte. wh'eh
' st.ort ?eile.* s ? r- .-?n>.oi:? to rover.
'Tina ? W?l rest* r U'e^t. WhSCS.
re Fl prevent tt.- ? i .r? *r dr> irss eat
? presset v
TO FOREIGN QUARTERS
JT"? T' * ?St'.
Irr?** .-. ?
tjT? ?ttrttlor. t ? -*n,r? 'a*;
??"xlc mark- I
a- ' S.tti.m
-worwl taarlstj" h' ? t
TU? ?*i?*?cS*? ff
ta Jt??!f ? utrV
tifT SAJ? BtAix r.Mt:
?.?* ?Axai a 0t amvt. ? m
trau in tr;? .? ? i*wl that th* w*t
-' r.-'U-n? In tarn w?r? mo** 4?r*tt
r? r?tl"t*<i. x.w York* lamin to
U a?te<i ? r r*l i ? .. , :1 ?S fcj th*
i*K>rn? p-?at>trc r? ?-n*nt? mass by
ta* ?*? .-.v. ?.|. ?014 tn N??
- ? ' r ' ? . < <r. ac
? ao4 In Pay
. ? > ? ...... a. . vl,??|? rat?
k?-'? a?<i '. "? la-port
Th* ??? m swbM in grain marker
m. MiUtaut show
ha| * arraavaaN report
eras a natit? of t*? lai rasa* ?* ?aaaaattt j
? > ? ?? tm? oat ,
Sf, th? war. and whvh mwt b* ?a-j
?f-ofl In th* . \ ..,?.??? rrarkot j
While tMtraat ts always taksa of
?>? *?*-**? of th* **e**al Bbropaaa j
I tiLLislliiiswi ta aar kistJaltlsi 1*1
f southeastern Europe, such a result
? was regarded as unlikely. The (act
' that the effect on the financial market
? was out of proportion to the ItttOBOdi*
j ate consequences involved is attributed
; to other SSliStS An over-extended
credit position is the principal of
i these. Bidding of premium* for gold
j in tlie French province* is attributed
I to Oernian sources. In Vienna an
j unbridled speculation has bees made
, a subject of official warning. Crop
j shortages abroad and the activity of
, our own money market, with the re
Vive! of business, further disquieted
foreigners. It is thai waiSB makes
the New York market the objective|
of seeau I ties sales.
97all* geld imports are impeded thus.
New York is still called upon to meet,
the large.- interior demands for cur?
Interior oanks hen sewreeeingly able I
to tali.- wer Well Stre.t InSiM called:
by New York seeks The position, of ,'
t hi speculative borrower on stuck col-;
lateral i.- made hazardous
Th? governssent crop report war
rants the conclusion that the years'
crop production will be the greatest
in the country's history. Increasing
shortage ?'f freight cars presents a.
danger, but ratsstirrs the prodigious
volume of tralfic.
COTTON GOODS MARKET
New York October lo ?There fit a
seasonable quiet in tho primary cot?
ton goods markets all week, but with
it was a noticeable degree of strength.
There are no surplus goods being
forced on the trade, and the ordinary
accumulations at this season are ab?
sent. Either from BCarcttj o* opera?
tiv, s c: othe r can; es. mi's are not
able to turn off a full product, and
. i many instances deluys in doliveriei
are complained of. Jobbers report a
mueh st-adier and a f?lle,- trade with
retailers than a year ago. without any
signs of a runaway market being in
sight. The business is sound and
healthy, and more trade could he done
if there were more goods offered from
first hands. Retailers are generally
doing a seasonable business.
All coarse yarn goods are notably
steady for this season of the year.
Duck and other heavy products are
very well said. Some far eastern
trade la coming forward, the volume
of a business on the present move?
ment having reached 10,000 bales. From
all that Is seen In primary markets at
this time, the mills are to be active
all winter. Prices rang about as fol?
Print cloths. 28 Inch. 64x64s. 4c;
61x?0s. 3 T-S; 3S 1-2 inch, 64x648.
r> 1-Sc: brown, sheetings southern. Sc;
denims. :< onnce. 13 3-4c; tick'ngs, S
ounce. l"c, staple- prints, 5 l-2c. staple
ginghams, ? l-4c: dress ginghams, i
9 l-4c. i
IH READINESS FOR FAIR.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch ]
Elizabeth City, N. <'.. October 1"?1
Everything is be-ing put in readiness j
for .the big agrlcult?ra! fair to be held
here on October 22. 2". and 24. The;
racing events have all been arranged.;
and the purses for the three days";
racing will amount to more than!
$1.000. There will be nine races inj
all. three each day. and some of the!
best rasing stock in North Carolina
and Virginia will take part in these
Secretary Lamb has secured many
attractions, and the Midway will sur?
pass anything that the people of this
section have ever witnessed.
Hon. Eocke Craig will open)
the fair on October 22. and from the;
minute it opens until it closes, there,
will be something doing to interest'
and amuse the people. The agrlcul-j
tural exhibits bid fair to excel any-;
thing ever exhibited before.
Chief Marshal Baxter B. Bell, of \
ShawborOi has made out his lists of.
assistant chiefs and marshals for the;
tair. The assistant chiefs are: W. R
Winder. W. B. Foreman, John M. Har- j
ney. and VY. P. Wood. The marshals]
are: Will Overman. Frank Grice. Jr.,|
n. R. Banks. Will Flora and Joe Mor- j
Kan. of Sbnwboro; Miles Clark. James
I>?:ickson. D. Walter Harris. Phil. G. j
Sawyer, W. R- Spruill. of Columbia;
A. H- Worth. M. B. Sawyer, V. S. Cow-J
Vaccination la Ordered.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.)
Eynchbirg. Va., October 13.?Tne
Board jf Health has ordered all chli- j
dren 'n :f.. public schools to be VSCCi- ,
nated vh > have not been treated, and
the city physicians win carry j-.it tie
orders in the next ten days. While
there is no smallpox Iie-r.--. the anubs- ,
ally large iner-asr In school children
makes it imperative to st c that all are |
COTTON MARKET WILL!
BE WAITING AFFAIR!
New Orleans, La October 13.?1*"
cotton marke t promises to be m >re or '
less of a waiting affair until the first
killing frosts *f the season are reported
over the cotton belt.
As balancing feature against pcr
?JMa frost news will he the war in th;
Kalkar.*, '"'irnpliratiors there are
f-a-??i by all the markets of the wiri-1,
inil pr >bal>ly the uncertainty over the
Situation would have a more tel'ns
? fleet or. cotton but for the appcaran- c
<.f kiilin* frost date Further ?eeia
? at ions of war will, of course. Isar** a
bearish effect ,?n prices, but i.ears, v
be unable to -..-lsh the advantages chl*
give the-n because of thI pos*i
?? of 3 . 41 sn?r> in the belt at any |
The ginnin* of the crop will cm
It Gives a Banker
a thrill of pleasure when a good man makes a handsome
deposit with his institution!
We had that good fortune on Saturday!
We mention the matter because there are numbers of
gentlemen who CAN turn business this way, and who are
going to do it.
WE HOPE THEY WILL DO IT SOON*
3 Per Cent allowed on deposits, subject to check, large
Virginia Trust Co.
I CAUSES SCENE
j He Shoos His Father's House?
keeper and Stenographer
Away FrOfn Window.
INTERFERES WITH PARADE
Son of Aged General Says He
Will C ontinue His
How fork, octoi f r j.?stanton
Sickles, son of Btlirtl Daniel E.
Sickles, wrio for several weeks fins
been waging a verbal warfare upon
the aged soldier because of financial
and other differene. s, caused consider?
able excitement in from of the geu
eral's residence. So. 2:i Fifth Avenue,
yesterday afternoon by shooing Mioo
Eleanor Ka i YVilmerding and ller wo?
man ?tasjograpkai from the front win?
Mr. Sickles is bitter against Miss:
Wilmerding. as he thinks she. since,
she became his father's housekeeper,
has set the general against himself
and his mother. j
The onslaught of Mr. SickUs cam
just as thousands of persons were lined
ul> alonj; lh- ,ub watching tbe Colum?
bus iiy> rarade. Many In th- throng!
knew the son by sight and pointed Ma*
out to others, in the midst of the com?
motion some one shouted that a tight
was in progress, and the excitement be?
came so intense that for a few minutes
the parade was interfered with.
Mr. SteJUes's Storp.
Mr. Sickles, who is tall and of dis?
tinguished appearance, left his lodging
at 7 Fifth Avenue shortly after
the parade started and sauntered up
the avenue. In front of his father'e
house a large American flag was sus?
pended, and he was looking at this
when hie attention was attracted to
two persons in the south window on
the ground floor. They were sitting be?
tween two Sevree vases watching the
"I saw that the two were Miss Wil?
merding and her stenographer, and the
sight roiled me." said Mf. Sickles to a
World reporter. "Next instant I found
myself running toward the high fenc
waving my arms to attract their at?
tention. As soon as they saw me Miss
Wilmerding turned pale and I began
to shout things. I remember that 1
called out real loud:
?' 'You freaks! You freaks! How
dare you sit in that window!'
"When I began to shout they jumped
from their chairs and darted Into one
of the *rear roms. and I don't think I
they will return at once. I said many
other things besides 'freaks,' but 1
can't remember them all. People all
about recognized me and pointed me
Mr. Sickles said that on Friday Mrs.
Alta H. Denham, a relative of the
general, who is friendly to both the
veteran and his wife, had a long talk
with the old soldier, but could not In?
duce him to receive Mrs. Sickles.
"My father told Mrs. Denham he was
too 111 to see my mother," said Stanton i
Sickles, "but he doesn't seem too 111 to
see Miss Wilmerding. My father finally
said to Mrs Denham: 'Please ask my
wife to ask Stanton to stop. I am an
"But I'm not going to stop I've j
just begun. I shall expose before 1
am through every one who has had a|
hand In getting my father's estate
away from him"
Heard of Another Sea.
Mr. Sickles gave out a letter received
yesterday from I. S. Curtis, a wholesale
lumber merchant of Sherman, Tex., in
which reference is made to a son of
the general that Stanton never heard
of. This is the second time an un?
known son has been mentioned, the
first being Alfred S. Molyneux. who
thinks himself the child of the first
Mrs. Sickles. The letter read:
Dear Sir,?I am reminded by seeing
your name in the papers that I had
the pleasure of seeing you when a
youth, in 1S62. when your father was
eamped on the Maryland side of the
Potomac, you and three regular sol?
diers ventured In too near the Virginia
?hore and were captured by some Ten?
nessee soldiers. Tou were returned, it
I remember correctly, to your father.
mand increased attention thit week
because the next report on ginrlr.g by
the Census Bureau Is getting near nt
hand Thursday will en-i the present1
period in th?- census refit.s
The spot situation probably will grow
in importance this week, at spot peo?
ple generally claim that mills are tuor*
willing to buy and that the export
business is broadening out With re?
ports of continued demand for actual
etton this week the bears will find It
difficult to keep prices down unless
important developments favor them.
On the other hand, it is hardly to be
expected that the bulls will be sole t"?
bring aho.it anythir.g r<?semblin? a
permanent advance with the political
situation in Kurope as it is
being too young to bo considered a
If I be correct In my recollection your
father was greatly admired by us Con?
I. 8. Cl'RTIS.
Mr. Sickles promptly replied, askin*
for further data. He said he had not
been born at the time of the war. and
l that if a son took part In the struggle
j BO ha/1 never heard of him.
Pope's Creek Baptist Church, in
Westmoreland County, Is
ioo Years Old.
[Special to The Time* punousxl
Lancaster. Va . October 13.?The cen?
tennial anniversary of pjpe's Creek
Baptist Church, in the northwestern
part of Westmoreland County, wai cel?
ebrated to-day with appropriate and
impressive exercises, which continued
throughout the day. A number of the
former pastors were present and took
part In the services This church j
stands near old Pope's Creek Episcopal
Church in which Gejrge Washington
in his early days used to worship.
Among those present and taking part
in the exercises wire the Re.v. George
W. Beale. U. U.. pastor of Nomiril.
Menokin and Macliodock Baptist
Churches. In Westmoreland, an anti?
quarian of the Northern Neck, and the
Rev. William E. Wyatt. the venerable
Baptist minister, of Gloucester, now
visiting relatives and friends la this
section. At noon a sumtnoue dinner,
was served under the shade of the for?
est trees that surround the church.
The October term of Northumber?
land Circuit Court, Judge T. R. B.
Wright presiding, will begin to-mor?
row. In the afternoon Captain Carter
Berkeley, of Newport News, will ad?
dress the people of the county in the
interests ?f the Democratic party.
Wednesday evening Congressman Wil?
liam A. Jones and Hon. William A. I
Mayo, of Westmoreland, will deliver
speeches at Colonial Beach. The Re?
publicans in this part of Virginia seem j
to be utterly demoralized by the di
Vision In their ranks caused by th* j
candidacy of Colonel Roosevelt. Ed- j
win Briwn. of Northumberland, for- [
merly member of the State Republican
Contnaitteo. is an enthusiastic support' r j
of the Bull Moose ticket, on which h* ;
is candidate for presidential electo:
fresh this district. As yet the Kepuo- .:
Means have placed no candidate in the
field to oppose Congressman Jones, and
It is hardly probable that they will do
so. As far as can be ascertained here,
n) speech has been delivered in the
district either in favor of the Repub?
lican or the Bull Moose tickets, end
there are no visible signs of a still
The options obtained early last sum- i
mer by W. J. Payne on ten or twelve
of the large menhaden fish oil and
guano factories In Lancaster and North
umberland will expire to-roornw.
when It wjll be known whether or not j
the options will be tsken up. It is
understood that Mr. Payne has been J
acting as the representative of a pow- I
erful syndicate of capitalists, who pro
posed to consolidate these plants under j
one management and t j establieh ex-1
tensive works for refining the oil and
manipulating the raw fish scrap into
The destruction last August of the
Morris-Fisher works at Reedvllle by
fire, one of the largest plants in which
Mr. Payne had secured an option, tak?
en in connection with the disastrous |
season for all the fish factories, ha*
led many people to believe that the
options will be surrendered. Last year
was one of the most successful in the
entire history of the industry, many ;
of the canners making from 50 to U
per cent on their investments This
year, however, has been one of the '
worst ever experlneced here by these j
factories. The fish have been phenoro- j
enally scarce, ai.d the season is now
nearly over. Nearly all these con
eerna have kept their usual number
of hands on the pay rolls, both in the
factories and on the steamers, in the!
hope that the supply of fish would in?
crease, and they would thus be en-'
abled to make up their losses. Reports
received here yesterday from the fac- J
tories indicated that the longed-for
shoals of Menhaden fish were not yet j
One day last week a colored man
a coal barge at Fleeton. on the great
Wicomlco River, fell into the water
and was drowned before he could be
I Hon. George W. K?lner, commission- I
er of agr.culture, will address the!
Poplar Neck Farmers" Club in the'
southeastern part of Lancaster Wed?
nesday evening. October 23. on the ro-.
tetlon of crops and the raising of j
cattle. This club, recently organized. '
has a goodly number of members, all
of whom are zealous to learn the best
methods of arming.
! Little Margaret F.ubank. the four
year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs A- ?
J. Eubank, who has been desperately
ill for the past three week* with
diphtheria and pneumonia, died yes-'
j terday at the home of her parents, at j
I Brown's More, in Northumt?erlsna. I
The Anti-Saloon League of I^ancas?
ter began a series of meetings to-day
which will contin .e thr"ucho :t the
: week. These meetings wil; be held in
the various Vethodist and Baptist
churches of the county, at whfeh ad
dresses will he delivered by the Rev
J. D McAllister. State soperint' ndent
of the league in Virginia and the Ree. I
David Hepburn, superintendent of the
eastern division. Thursday a grant
rally will be held here, at which ad
dresses will be made by the above
named speakers aod >v others The
. rally will continue throushn.r the gay.
? with a free dinner at the noon re
Dr Freak v* Lewis superintendent
' of schools for this division has called
j a meeting of the white her* of
Lancaster*, to be held next Saturday *t
I Kllmarnock. for the purp??? of reor
ganiXing the Teacher* A ?so. \r.r *nd
making arrsneemerc* for holding to*
school fstr on fh? flr?t dav of Novem?
ber. The >'ortH'im*??ria-id ?-r. ?.i r*tr
will be held next Frid*v at F?*tv|||e
The oyster eee*oB jn ife* K*ppshan
nork River and It* *r Ntatarle* ha*
opened very at?p!-i?sslv Oyst ersten
?ay that the supply In th? Cerotoma*
Hirer end Carters Oeek H more
ah indast then f?r many years, and the
quality esreltent vnt* as open ees
eon sad awed prtos*. the iii*tn***n or
to repair sees* of
sod bay sp siaisthing
jpfntnti.! ^_ jFlnanritl
The Attention of the Public
is Drawn to This Bank
1. Our Resources, and assurance of our ability to meet your require?
2. Our strong directorate is a guarantee of conservative management.
We solicit business on this basis.
Bank of Commerce and Trusts
Modern Banking Methods
Include many facilities that have become absolute necessities to the business
firm or individual.
Richmond's Strictly Commercial Bank
with its extensive resources and modern methods, offers you unsurpassel
Commercial, Personal and Savings Accounts solicited.
PLANTERS NATIONAL BANK
OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA.
Surplus and Profits.$1,400,000.00
Three Per Cent Interest, Compounded Semi-annually, Paid in Sav?
Louisville & Nashville R. R.
New I sane of pi-.000,000 Capital Stock
bavins; been authorised, we are now prepared to execute or?
ders to buy or sell warrants for new stock, in whole
shares or "fifths.*'
Write us your needs
Colt, Haitshorne & Picabia
Members Sew York stock Exchange.
64 Wall Street. Sew York Ctty.
Wilmington Man Slain When
Pistol in Hands of Wife
WilmlngK n. NC. October 13.?David
King, a well known mar., was accident?
ally shot to death by his wife at his
home here to-day shortly after break?
fast. Mrs. King picked up a pistol
that her husband usually kept under
his pillow, in handling It the pistol
went off, the bullet passing through the
muscles of King's left arm and enter?
ing his heart. King did not die in?
stantly, but rant on the front porch, and
after telling a neighbor that his wife
had shot him accidentally, asked that
an ambulance be sent for. Then he
dropped dead. The tragedy was en?
acted in the presence of the dead man'a
st 131s the col sty clerk.
Kreeport, 111.. October 13.?"Wait a
minute. let me get that in syllables." in-.
terrupted County Clerk S?effen yester?
day, when "Mike'- Papatheodureku
womdropolis. a Greek gave his name and
announced his desire to make applica?
tion for citizenship papers. "Mike" con?
descended to spell his name slowly, and
the deputy finally managed to get It!
down in hyphenated form.
? You are not going to carry all that.
name when you are an American citi?
zen, are you?" queried Steffen.
"No. I think not." the applicant an- j
swered. "I think 'Papa' or "Papatheo-1
dore' will do."
The man was given his first papers
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
7.X A-?Local?Dm I It?Newport .News. I
1:15 A.?Local?Dal!??Cb'vtlle. Ex. Sub.
t? 00 A.?Express?Daliy?Norfolk. Ola Point. 1
T10:S? A?Local?DaKy?Lrhbs;.. Lea.. C For je.
?L.':0? Noon?Express? Dally?Norfolk. Old PL I
?::15 ?Express? Dai:y?Cln.. L'vlile
t4.ee P.?Express?Dally?Norfolk. N. Newa j
5 on P.?Local?Dally?N. News. Old Point. j
I :5 P.?Local?Ex Sun.?GordonavLfO. |
5:1? P.?Loea:?Ex. San.?Lyn c hour*.
?*:?? P.?Limited? Dally?Clncm\L CSteaao
?11.0? P.?Express? Dal y-Cincinnati. I.'Till?. |
?Sietpara tParlor case
TRAINS ARRIVE RICHMOND?Local from '
East: f:10 A. M.. 7:4d P. M. Thro use from:
East: 11:30 A. M . 2.? P. M . fesi P. M. Local ?
from West: S? A. M.. **?:? A M.. and'
7:? P. M. Through: i 20 A. M.. 11:55 a. M. j
and IM P. M.
James River Line: "' S A M. ?:?> ?. M.
e?Dal y except Sondav.
PREMIER CARRIER OP THE FOLTSL
Trains Leave Richmond,
jr. B? Following schedule flgores pubiue
ed as information and not guaranteed:
gor the South-Dally: ?:M A. M. Loeas i
'0 45 A M. Express. *:? P. M. Express,
with electric :lghted Sleeping Cars for At
?tr?a and Birmingham. II 45 P. M. Express 1
wee* Days J *e P. M. LecaL
YORK RIVER LINE
4 -ja P M.?Dally?Connecting for Betl- ?
more Mon Wed. sad Friday ??*? A M -Ex
fun aad 115 P. M ?Mon. Wed. aa? Frlear- ,
Trains Arrrlve Richmond.
From the South: ?:*? A. M. and l:?0 A M.
- ? P M t <a P. M daily; UM Ex s-ja
From We?t Polst * M A. M daily. 11J. A.
U MOB Wed. and Frt : ?TS V. M- Ex Sub.
S. k BCROESS. D P. A.
SB7 E. Msta St. I 'iob? Madison 271 j
fMdkk Wettet. Raiiwiy
OVLT Al.L RAIL LINE To NORFOLE
Scheda.e BJ Effect eeptember
Leave Bjrd Street PM ion.Jtie ImoM. FOR
NOIlFOLk ?? ?? A. BL. *m P. M. N ie P.
^FOR LTX-HBt RO A.Sp THE WEST SJSJ
A M t 14 A M-. n s? F. M.. ??.? P E
Arrive RKhsnead froSA aserfe.a .1 40 A.
v L n P M ? 1 ? P S From the West;
S ?* a M . -2 :? F. M . si* P M . ?? SJ P
*'XMUlr PaDai:y es. ''^^ ?e"*?r ernly
W B BEVTLL. C ? BOSI.ET
O. F A. Rooaane. P F. e? R?ehmo?d.
~a rat S? Fa
P.'ie. Ml F?""-?:?? F. *
.. su eJ> .
M M F. ?.. U:S) F
MS F. at. e.rs
et M P.
??*? a. <s_ a fa*
1? said these.days about scien?
tific management and increased
efficiency in business. This bank
is constantly working for greater
efficiency In its own work, and
urges similar et-orts cn the part
f its customers.
Our experience has been that
the proper use of banking fa?
cilities Is one of the chief aid*
to business effi lency.
MO EAST MAIN.
fSg'fcl sad Sorploa, S3.000,000.
N'o account is too small for this
bank to handle.
Manchester National Bank
Work for South Richmond by
becoming a depositor in this bank.
Bictoond,l^fi5enGlnli'? & Fotomac ?. H
TO AMD FROM WASHING TOM AMD MCTOMD.
Leave Richmond | Arrive Rlchmond
?i.SO A-I. Bjrd St.htaJ '^i l B;rlM.?-j,
?AAS A.n. Mala SU SU.
?*>m A.M. gala St. !?iaJ
?OAS k.M. By id im. St*J ?I.Ii PA. Bate Su St*.
?10.? A.n. B/r? si. ?I*. ?<.*> P.B. BjrSSt.Sia,
rtASrJLBfrd St. M*J
fSAO P.n. Brrd St. Me. I
;A.l * P.B. Etas htatlsaJ
?i.i . p.a. Bass m> su-i
JIIJtt A.M. Kibe Siai l am
ti 1A4 AB. Bjrd ttUMa,
tS.10 P.S. Syr* MvSt*.
?S M P.S. Byr*M.Sta.
?SAO P.S. Byrd St. Ma,
?11.17 P.S. nalaSi.Sia.
If AO BUM BfrenuSie.
IAS sigbt Bat* M. Ma,'
Mere Brri St- Ma. ?AS P. M. for PcederleBsSairg.
leave Elba Me. IM ?. H-,?.;i P. B. for Assisi*.
i sates Byrd Ss? Ma. BBS AJs. IV? Pn S?rtes?b *.
t Dae Me. SAS A.S..AJS PJi.freM Aefclee*.
?Daily, t Weekdays. * Sunday* only.
All traia* to er from Byrd Street Statten.
top at Kibe. Tuna o f arrivala sag depertsre*
I PetersbnT- Dedric Railway
Can leave lfaackester. Seventh and ?*err?
Street?. for Petereour*.
% f. t> ?? J?. 1'. *"-2 a. M 4. 6.
?*. :. I. ?? 10 P. * ?
P m. for Chester, i: 00 midaisnt foe
i Cera leave Pef?rit>,ir*. f<*ot of Sycamore
Str<?T. fur Manchester:
I *? ft. ? ~~- ?? i' ?SSV S.S. m 25. :! ft
! a m : '.- - ~. -' ? J ?? "? K. i.ft, ? ?,
|"7.ft. ? ft. *:?. *:* ??. 11:*? P. m
I tDalrr?E*. Sundays and holldayi.
?Carrie* ji^h- and ?iprea?
??Limited- r.ic-epr S--n?la:.? and holiday*
All ear* from Petersburg connect witg
t cars tor Richmond.
oi.n or?wixK?N mne.
Lv. Rf-hmond fo<?t of Aafc Ft. dat.y .7 BJ P W.
Leave Newport New*.?*? A X.
Arrive Norfolk.t:?S a M.
rortT.. ? ta el-h mala line ateameri 'a- .?
Norfolk for N?* T. rk d-ii:v. except Suadny.
?.*) P M- Coeneriloea SSBS made ty N A
W Ry. I P. M and C A O. Ry *t 4 P n.
XJht Ha* steamer* stop at Ciaremor.t t*
l*nd or reeeive p***ens?ra OB ?ltr.a.. ?nd w.ll
as rr?t by pebi-r eonveysne?.
VISM.IN1A S?*H.%TinS CO. ?Effert'??
If a re h II ?-J*n>e? Ri??r Wt day Tight for
Nor'o'k a ad Oi* Point. Newport Now* ?rg
? li Jeane* Itirer laadte** ?tearo?r lea?e*
Vond?y Weia'ariav ??< Tr\4*y at ?:*? A,
m r-?i?ht ffr.:.?! f?r ail Jamea fti,.?
V?1'.? -1 It.
Mal? Ti'ae' -Xt'o? ?:i 7. Hat*
f?r Pre*t*?? ?? ihSSSSnS Ce*4?irte? TWer rg
?peeiai i?<I?e?writs to perwn* orgaslrlng
** nreed. ?teeawMp and Pre* 1st