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During "WMei. Doctor
HcGoy Extends tlie
$3 Bate.
One Week's Treatment in the Mild
August Weather as Good as a
Month of the Trying Weather
of Fall, Winter and Spring.
There Is but one month more of sum
mer, but one month moic of the 53 late.
The mild bummer -weather, the weather
whloh so helps the doctor lu the cure of
deafness and all diseases or a Catarrhal
nature, is at its best during the coming
mouth. So theie arc thiee great reasons
why those needing Doctor McCoy's serv
ices should make no delay.
FIRST, his fee Is now lower than it
ever will be again. He ex
tends to all the 3 rate until
the 1st of September. After
that date all iiiu&c pay his
. regular fee.
6EGOND, one -week's tieatment duiing
August does as much good,
ordinarily, as a month's treat
ment during thechangeableaud
severe weather of fall, -winter
and spring.
111 RD, at this fccahoa, when even the
power of the skill of the if aster
Is doubled through Nature'said,
Doctor McCoy can sec and care
for twice as many patients as
he can during thesevere months
of the year, consequently he
can nov, better than at any
other time, afford to extend
tne 53 rate to all.
He wishes to make it perfectly plain
to all that he cannot for any reahon ex
tend this opportunity of the low rate be
yond the lht of September, and he makes
an earnest request that all desiring to
take advantage of litis offer do so at
once in order that they may have the
benefit of the mild August days, and
also that there may be no crowding or
conruslon during the final days of the
month, with the consequent disappoint
ment of those who failed to see the
doctor: for on the 1st day of September
thib orfer will be finally withdrawn, and
never mind what the plea, it will not be
extended to any patient whime name 1b
not enrolled before that date.
Charles Armstrong, 1937K Ilt;l1
st. n. w., cured of Deafness.
"Wm. U. Karui'h, 509 B St. ne.,
"Washington. Mr. Barnes is G.5 years of
age, and has been in the employ of the
Adams Express Co., in this city, for 3G
years: "Just what caused my deafness, 1
do not know, but it began with a dlt
agreeable rumbling noise- In my head.
Both ears troubled me alike. I was about
as deaf in one ear as the other.
"I could heir very loud noises, but if
Epoken to on the streets, could not hear
a word. I could not hear when spoken to
across a room. To make me understand,
people would have to sit close to me. and
Ejwalc very loud, before I could hear
"Today I went to church, and, sitting
In a back pew. heard every word the
priest said, something I had not been able
to do for months. I have been to theaters
and sat through tlie whole play without
nearinganythhig. Now I can hear ordinary
"I feel like another person since my
hearing has been rei-tored. Before that,
when I went home nights, it was hard for
my friends to get a word out of me. I
avoided conversation, for I disliked to be
always asking people to repeat.
"I had been reading of Doctor Mc
Coy's cures for some time, but what in
duced me to go to him was, that one
night, while Kitting in a barber shop. I
heard a man speaking of his own case.
Be had been deaf, he said, for a long
wiiiu, uu joctor iicuoys treatment had
cured hlm-
"My Improvement began two weeks
ago. I noticed that the noises were "Tow
ing leas, and that I was hearing better.
My hearing has impioved steadilv since'
nntil now, l can hear conversation dis
Charles Armstrong. 1037 1-2 lltli
et- nw : Mr. Armstrong has for years been
engaged in the grocery business at the
above address, and Is well known and
highly respected in the northwest.
..rvfight ear VaB Etone dcaf
BMJrBi!' "a ,nt "ear one sound,
never mind how loud.
"Z le,ft,ear was We deaf.
After being under treatment some time
my hearing returned to me suddenly '
,'.U,K;tUnd.ay 1 lleard with my riRbt ear,
the car that had been fctone deaf, the tic
tag of my watch, and that ear is nowraore
acute than the left.
"My dearness began in my left fiar
ten years ago and, growing worse grad
ually, in time it extended to the right ear.
My right ear became deaf very rapidly
and In a short while stopped up entirely
and lost all sense of sound: 7
. ' ?.? i m? discomfort there was
a rumbling noise in mv head th-it t
times almost drove me wild. Ut
ihe unnatural noise lu mv head has
rtoppcl andlhearagain'dlsttncUyr
Robert Ainrnnrm, 1001 F st. no.
S m r"2Xn.for. many 3"ears "ad charge
or tne cale School, and is verv wmi lmnwn
In the northeast: DoctorMeConS
Uowden have restored tbccarliSory
son. whose right ear was totally dear- ana
McCoy System of Medicine,
715 I3th Street Northwest.
omce Houre-9 to 12 a. m.,1 to 5 p.m.,
to 8 p. m. daily; Sunday, 10 a.in. to 4 p.m.
fv fffj
Captain Davis Reports Eis Dis
tribution of Relief Funds.
Operations of Memphis Hellpf Com
uiltteo "Warmly Commended Took
Care of Refugees uud Xevcr Al
lowed Political Cousldorations to
Influence. Tlieiu.
The "War Department has just made
public the report of Capt. George B. Davis,
U. S. A., in relation to the distribution
of relief for the recent flood sufferers
along the Mississippi. The report shows
that the Government gave 565.1G6 rations
for people, and 37,057 rations for stock,
at a total cost of $29,038.07. the cost of
d single ration per man being $0.032GS,
and for an animal ?0.041G8.
Many interesting facts are embodied in
Capt. Davis report. He says: "While In
a letter of Instructions, dated Washiugtou.
D. C, April 8, 1S97, authority was given
me to purchase the components of the
Army ration and such other articles of
rood as might be necessary, I thought,
after consultation with the Memphis re
lief committee, that it would be advisable
to confine purchases to the plantation ra
tion, which was composed of corn meul.
pork and molasses. 1 then determined the
quantities that the laborers ordinurlly re-
ceived, and the ration was established as
follows: 12
pounds corn meal, 3 pounds
pork, and 1-2 pint molasses, where there
were children, per Week. In the Case of
children, the molasses would, in a measure,
take the place of tl.-O pork.
"The following Is a biief description of
a relief district with the distributing points:
The territory between th2 Mississippi and
St. Franci3 rivers was known as the St.
Francis River district, with issuing points
at Wyanokc Hcanlon's, Blue Point, Peter's
Landing, Askew, Phillips' Bayou, Murinnna,
Itaggio City, Cut Off, Ashworth and Madi
son. The territory from Wyanoke to
.askew was so completely -submerged Mint
it was necessary to obtain United States
engineer barges and anchor them at these
points. 1 employed men to live on the
baiges and supervise tlie distribution of
supplies, and fouud the saving by this
method to be gic.it.
"On April 10, Major Sanger applied for
a boat to enable him to cairy out his
orders. 1 considered th2 rate, $1 50 a day,
to be exorbitant, but on Investigation
found it reasonable, as tlie risk wan great,
tlie insurance being vitiated the moment
thesteamer left the channel. In later trips
tlie rate was 125 per day, the reduction
being due to the fact that the steamer
did not run at night."
The Memphis ndlef committee's work Is
commended in the report. "The commit
tee," it says, "was composed of some of
the be&t and most reliable business men in
town. Their sole object seemed to Le to
relieve the destitute. In many cases the
heads of firms permitted the men under
them to devote their whole time to the re
lief work. The question of politics never
entered the heads of the committee. Camp
Congo was established outside tlie city
limits, and refugees were received and
cared for there, and the committee con
tinued to pay for work done there until
the camp was broken up.
"The people of Helena took care of their
own refugees for. some tune ac a cuuiieMuif
lished near the city. Supplies were sent
to Helena, and some of the planters tried
to obtiUn supplies on tlie ground that they
would not bo able to make a crop, butic
was found that they were really trying
to get 'their share.
"The governor's agent, Mr J. W. Cutrer,
reported that two-thirds of the people of
Coahoma county, Miss., were destitute, but
our Investigation found only one-tenth,
whom we relieved.
"In sending supplies to points on the
Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad some
little trouble was had. The railroads, as
boon as they found that the Government
was sending supplies, began to charge
freight. I requested the agent to send
the billb to me and the freight should be
prepaid. The Yazoo and Mississippi Val
ley Railroad did neither, although theageut
had told me that he would do so.
"The last supplies were sent north of
Memphis April 23. The land had begun
to appear and It was possible to plant.
"OnthewaytoVick&burg weiuvcstl gated
carefully the situation on both banks of
the Mississippi and concluded that south
of Greenville the situation had been ex
aggerated. "No organization had been made at
Natchez. People not deserving of aid had
been given assistance and the country
was rapidly approaching a condition or
demoralization. All the evils or a lack
of systematic distribution were pres
ent. In less than a week the district was
organized and reasonable regulations es
tablished by which the deserving could
draw rations.
"The suffering along the Yazoo and
Sunflower Rivers was perhaps greater
than at any other point, on account or
there being so many small farmers. Lit
tle aid was needed from Natchez to the
mouth of the Iced River, the planters, as
a rule, caring for their own people.
"It is due to First Lieut. E. C. Carna
han, Fifth Infantry, and First Lieut. E.
T. Cole, Sixth Infantry, to say that no
officers could have given more cheerful
nnd earnest co-operation. They worked
with untiring energy for the interests
of the overflowed people, the Government
and the honor of the Army."
Mrs. Martin Smith Punished for As
saulting a Son-lii-La-w.
Thecase ot Frederick Weishaupt, charged
with assaJlt upon his moUier-in-law, Mrs.
Martin Smith, came up before Judge Mills
In the police court yesterday morning. All
parties concerned live on a canal boat. The
testimony adduced tended to show that
Mrb. Smith was the causa ot all the trouble.
She was very much intoxicated last night
and entered Into a quarrel with Weishaupt,
during which she became so enraged that
she endeavored to secure possession of a
butter knife, with the Intention of stab
bing the Eon-in-law.
The wife, however, although in delicate
health, endeavored to prevent her mother
from obtaining the weapon, whereupon
the enraged woman turned upon tho daugh
ter, and despite her delicate condition,
struck hei repeatedly upon the, back and
stomach. This Inhuman action aroused
the anger ot Weishaupt, who, fearing for
hl6 wife's safety, struck Mrs. Smith in the
face, knocking her over a chair.
The result of theblowwas a badlyswelhjd
eye, with which the complainant appeared
in the court. After hearing the testimony
of all bands concerned, Judge Mills dis
missed the charge against "Weishaupt, but
fined the mother-in-law $5.
New nock Creelc Bridge.
Capt B. D. Galllard, of the Corps of
Engineers, is engaged in making a pre
liminary survey for the proposed bridge
over Bock Creek, In line with Massachu
setts avenue.
Uaclctnnn Be u alien's Claims to the
3ioney Conceded to Bo Good.
The police will likely decide today upon
whom the reward for the capture of James
Carr will be bestowed. The committee
appointed by Major Moore, consisting of
Inspector Ilolliuberger, Capt. Austin and
Lieut. Heffner, to award the sum to tho
proper person or persons, is carefully ex
amining the statements of all claimants,
and the probabilitiehc are that all, or.
at least, the major portion will be paid
to Frank J. Bcuchert, as heretofore btated
In Tho Times.
Since the capture Ecucherb has been
warmly congratulated by hundreds of citi
zens who have been anxious to have tho
culprit run down. The" statements of all
the officers who know anything of tho
cabc tend to show that Beuchert was the
real captor. Policeman Mike Beady, of
the Third precinct, who worked hard to
spcure the man, and to whom he was
turned over by Beuchert and Policeman
Donovan, says that the former is without
question the man who should receive tho
money. Mr. Fowler has already backed
down from his first stand and admitted
that Beuchert caught Carr outside his
stable door.
Carr hap not as -yet secured counsel to
represent him when his ease Is cajlcd In
court. He is appaiently resting quietly
in jail and has at least two mouths
before his case will be tried.
They Can Get No Answer From
England Before October.
TLubor Organizations of the "United
Kingdom TJrire the Minister to
Take Affirmative Action.
London. Aug. C The American bimetal
lic envoys having inquired when they
might expect a reply tothelrproposalsfrom
the government, received today a lelter
from Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, chancellor
of the exchequer, In 'which he said that
he feap'd the go eminent was not yet in
a position to reply to the proposals which
the envoys of the United States and Buron
de Couicel, the French ambassador, had
placed before tr.e English ministry
Touching the question of an interna
tional agreement respecting silver, Sir
Michael addsd:
"It Is due both to the Importance of the
subject and the manner in which it has
been brought before the ministry by the
representatives of two countries that
the pmposals should be very carefully ex
amined and considered, and tills process
must be somewhat prolonged owing to the
time necessarily occupied In communicat
ing with the .government or India. The
chancellor cannot at present bay with
certainty how long tlic.se communications
will take, but hopes that the mmibtiy will
be Teady to again me.it the envoys early
In October.''
Tlie plans of Senator "Wolcott, ex Vice
President Stephenson and Gen. Paine, the
American envoys, are uncertain, but they
will remain oere for the present.
An imioriant memorial, which has been
blgned bv more than three hundred and
fifty of the hading labor organizations or
the United Kingdom, representing every
industry, has heed forwarded to Trlme Mln
ister Salisbury, urging the government to
healthy 'c-optrate with other powers in
the cufent efrort to tecurc by interna
tional agieementa stable par between gold
and silver.
-Scheme of Cntnidfims ti Monopolize
the Gold Fields.
Information has bren received at the
Treasury Department to the errect time
the Canadian government Is Imposing an
unusually heavy tax on goods sent to
the Klondike region. It Is said that the
duty on all artt les is 15 cents a pound.
The severity of the tax. is doubted by
Ticasury officials, but they are Inquiring
Into the facts, and if It is learned that
an unusually high ta'c is being Imposed, ar
rangements will at once be made for a
retaliation, which will be felt severely by
the Canadian government.
Theie are several ways in which this
can be done without permission of Con
gress. One of these Is to abolibh the
sub-port of entry at D yea, recently created
by Secretary Gaga to please tlie Cannd'an
government Another and decidedly more
severe retaliation the Treasury officials
can impose Is to restrict or to wholly re
strain the operation of the law permitting
goods In bond to pass through the United
States without paying duty. It Is not be
lieved, however, that It will be necessary
to resort to such severe measures.
Deserted "Wife Seok n Divorce.
Mary Rose Tucker yesterday applied for
a divorce from George H. Tucker, alleg-ingill-treatmentand
desertion. The parties
were married October 16, 1879, and she
alleges that, Christmas, 1S0G, without any
cause whatever, the husband lert her and
has 6ince neglected to support her. She
alleges that on several occasion the hus
band has been guilty of the most cruel
treatment. Hamilton & Colbert are her
Two spirits stand bj
every bab3''s cradle
a good spirit and a
bad. Good and bad
are waiting for him at
-his very start in life.
Which will get him?
The angel of cheerful
ness and health or the
evil spirit of misfort
une and disease?
The mother who
brings ber baby into
the world under un
favorable conditions,
almost hands hitn over
to misfortune. She
ought to be strong and
well herself when the
baby comes. Circum
stances are not always
favorable to this, but
Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription will help
her every time. It
gives strength and
tone and elasticity to
the maternal organs
and nower and vital
ity to the nerve-centres. Taken early
while the baby is expected it completely
relieves -motherhood of its unnatural
dangers and excessive pain, and makes
it the 303-and comfort that it ought to be.
It is the only remedy that can be abso
lutely relied on to cure "female com
plaints." In a letler to Dr. Pierce, Mrs. Emma Crowder,
of Anthoston, Henderson Co., Ky., V.'rites : ' ' Be
fore taking your Favorite Prescripti t I had
miscarried twice, and since taking it ve given
birth to a fine healthy bov who is tl priue of
the household. Besides this mv mont y periods
used to be accompanied with terrible pauis and
uneasiness and cramps, and your medicines cured
that. I can truthfully say that one bottle of your
'Favorite Piescription did me more good than
our family physician did in six months."
For chronic lung and throat affections
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
is a marvelously successful remedy. It
will cure 98 per cent, of all cases of con
sumption if taken in time. It is the most
wonderful blood-maker and flesh-builder
in the tvorld. It cures whers doctors
have failed.
( J
The World of Business.
TTnlI Street Yesterdny.
New York, Aug. C A recovery in tho
grain market and pronounced weakness in
sterling exchange wore tlie most Impor
tant features of the general situation to
day. In the foreign exchangp situation
tlie most competent judges have concluded
that a definite tendency toward tho lower
rates has now set In that will scarcely
culminate before importations of gold are
undertaken. In the grain market tho re
covery of wheat was entirely in response
to tho course of theXoreign markets nnd
tho general conditions there were as fa
vorable as those reported earlier In the
week. Conditions in tho monny market
showed no change, auduoney was of
fered on call freely ntl per cent.
The volume of buslneson-the stock ex
change was again on a nolabjy Jaigeseale.
and in the early dealings the highest rango
of prices yet established tpi. tals movement
was made. The markel fpr (lie rema-inder
of the day continued active, but was rather
irregular in tone. Contluued.llquidation on
a large scale by foreign'IioukA, the realiza
tion of profits incidental to the close of
the week and aggiessljrc staling for the
short account were feattnai of the deal
ings, nnd together they ofisetfthe new buy
ing of commission house's The host main
tained advances of the day were made in
New" York Central, Manhattan, Western
Union and Chicago andGreat "Western.
Among the specialties liutp rises took
place in Illinois Steel aid,p4tsburg, Cin
cinnati, Chicago and St.' Louis hhares.
Fairly active dealings were noted in the
industrials , where a rapid advance In United
States Leather preferred made that stock
a conspicuous fcatuie. As was the case
yesterday reactionists were Indisposed to
allow their coatiucts to remain open over
night, and on buying for that account the
gcneril market developed renewed strength
In the latei dealings.
New York Stock Market.
Corrected dolly by IV. B. Hlt,bs & Co .
Blinker auu Brokers Members of tho
N. Y. Stock Exchange. 1427 P street
Op. HIzli. i.ovr. Clos.
American Spirits 1W 5ft jsjj iff$
America:: Spirit, ufcl... 35;; ' C r.lV S3.
A in. Sugar Hennery U4 . I11.& ilUJi Hi
American Migar. pid... 11. 117 HO 1IG
American Tobacco....
Atchison Ton. t . F.
Atcli..'1'op.inct -. K.pfd.
Baithiioie iV Ohio
Bay Mato fJas
Canada Snutliu 11 ,
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The stock market yesterday was "a
repetition 01 Wednesday, and both or thet.;
days -Here very nearly approaching to
tecord d.iys as f.ir as the amount of stocks
traded ia ,vere concerned. Five hundred
thf usaud hiiarts in the five-hour trading
day on thesMok. exchange is a tremendous
lot, of bus.ntss. It means to the ex
change "0.u0,0(f0 woith of AttSunKe- On
both Wednesday and ye?te'rday this amount
was reached This indicates very clearly
that tlie public is very largely in the pres
ent znaikct, The public Is all buying, too.
Theie is a fever of buying. It Is as if
ceiybody with any gambling Instinec
whatever were Investing every cent he
could reach in the stock market. This
500,000 shares or business of course only
-very feebly iiul'cates the amount or stock
markc: gambling that Is being done.
The bucket shops all oer the country
are trading treniendout-ly also.' One can
not predict where tW 'boom will end.
It seems now to a cusual observer that
the block market will sec even much
higher prices th.in those at present, which
are really not phenomenal ai) all com
pared with those ol other years. With
f uch a puhli" behind the trading us showed
itself yesterday It will be a long time
before the reaction that Is bound to
come can manifest itself. Of course,
a reaction must come even If we are
to have profcperlty this fall. "When there
is a drop it will be a tremendous one,
that if all, and tliere will be a lot of
people hard his.
The market opened strong and excited
yeste-day motnlng. London continues to
sell American stocks. Prices there were
lower, and about 20,000 shares of vari
ous stocks were sold by foreign representa
tives. This, howevei, produced almost no
impression whatever on the local market,
tne orrerings rroin London and from real
izing being readily absorbed. The rirbt
hour's dealings amounted to the aston
ishing total of 170,000 shares, or a very
good day's business In such times as
those or three or Tour months ago. The
news or the day was generally ra-orable,
though wheat, it is true, sold down arter
a strong opening. The spring wheat har
vest in the KbitbwcsG has .begun under fa
vor.ible conditions, and tlie ear move
ment on "Western nnd Southern ronds sub
stantiates the 1 mpre6slon of ..largo in
creases in earnings.
Sugar sold down yesterday, in face of
the general advance. Eorton was spiling
Sugar all day long, people who sold tak
ing out 25 to 30 per cent proHt. Sugar
stock at this moment looks uncertain, and
a brpak may come at any moment, though
U e rise may continue just as likely.
There seems to be no news which would
account reasonably for the advance In
Manhattan yesterday. Probably manipula
tion did it. Manhattan is not a good stock
to buy at any time, and I expect a drop
on almost anj' da v.
Pow, Jones &. Co. say of Tobacco:
"People who are buying Tobacco say
that there never was any reason why the
3tock should have sold In the seventies,
except that bad judgment on the part of
certain speculative directors ,causod a
partial boycott of the stock in conserva
tive commission housos. The earnings of
the property, even at the height of the
Tobacco war, were largely In excess of the
dividends paid, and there never was any
reason why the dividend should have been
passed, unless it could be excused on the
ground that money on hand might be need
ed in the fight. The Tobacco war is over,
and the Tobacco company, like the Sugar
company, is making more money than at
any time in its history.- It never lost its
enormous cigarette traffic, and its plug
tobacco trade now pays.- They think that
Tobacco la wortli 125 'intrinsically, and.
certainly astock paying 8and earningmoro
than 12 per cent is nob dear under par.1
Buying yesterday was by. shorts on the
sharp" advance and by sharp people on the
It. G. Dun and Company's weekly re
view Will say today: fo h
Four yt-ars ago, August 5tt 1893, tho
first number of Dun's Eevlow was issued,
with failures ia that mouth amounting to
over SOcr.oqo.OOO, while in the month Just
dosed fallurea have been only $7,117.7:27,
the smallest in any month since 1S92.
Extended review of the events during the
past four years, given this week, consti
tutes a more complete chapter of finan
cial history jjhan has ever been published
for a similar period. Tho statement of
failures by classes for July and for forty
six months, shows that in manufacturing
failures have been smaller than in any
other month of the entire period, in trad
ing smaller than fn any mouth except
one, and in many branches of each de
partment smaller than in most months or
which records exist.
Dun's Review Is gratified to find a sub
stantial hosts for the improvement which
has been recorded Hince early this year.
Last month was the first for four yean
lu which tho volume of business reported
by clearing houfces was larger than in
the same month of 1802. This Is partly
due to a large yield of wheat and good
prices, though the crop Is probably not
large nor are prices thus far as high
as ia 1892. Liquidation of a powerful
combination In wheat brought a icactlon
of 3 cents Thursday, but a gain of 1 1-2
cents occurrred the day following, Arter
four yearn of extraordinary depression
btocks advanced with a great handicap
and a general average ot railroad se
curities is hlgKr than at any time in
four years except Tor a week or two in
the rail or 18f5 Yet the average Is nearly
20 per cent lower than in January, 1893,
and the roads are, as a rule, In condition
to do more business and more cheaply
than ever.
There mis been a material Increase in
the i-umber or hands employedin themanu
roctuie or Iron because of the satisfactory
adjustmentl of 'wage disputes with the
Amalgamated 'Association, and the open
Ingor numerous establishments whiehhave
beei. w altlng, while the coal miners' strikes
seem each day more likely to end in a
pcrn-aiient settlement beneficial to both
parlies. While consumption does not yet
equal the capacity or the works in opera
tion, and piices of iron and steal products
averugs slightly lower, the situation l.s
altogether more hopeful.
llio toUime of business measured by
actual payments- through clearing houses
is 2t.-J per cent largei than last year,
an.i 7.7 per cent larger than the same
week cf 1392. There la a Ktiisractory
increase in the exports or merchandise,
7 1-2 per cent ror the Week, which gives
promise with the returns for July to put
a speedy end to all shipments of gold, aK
th-i merchandise balance will soon require
heevy movements or specie this way.
The booc and shoe industry is steadily
gaJeiiig, wiih larger orders, in spite or
the recent advance in prices.
The sales or wool, as comparative -re-turr.R
by months show, bear little relations
to the actual consumption in manufacture.
Nevertheless prices have lisen duriug the
past law wcks, nearly 1 cent per pound
Failures Tor the week have been 237
In the United States against 240 last
year, and 29 in Canada against 32 last
Bradstrret's will Pay: General trade
shows the most pronounced gains this
week in Chicago, St. Louis and Galveston.
Tho feolinsr of confidence that general
business h to Improve In the early autumn
is marked at these cities. On the Paciric
Coast business Is brisk, the feature in
California being heavy wheat shipments
at ban r rancNc ,; at Portland, largecxports
or lumber, and at Seattle and Taccma,
active demand for supplies for Alaska
and tlie Northwest Territory.
Tho movement or general merchandise
throughout the country is unquestionably
larger tiian last week. The woolen indus
tries are bettor orr and the stagnation in
lion and steel has e,iven way to a grow
ing inquiry and increasing output. More
bignlllcnut still is the extraordinary ex
pansion hi lank clearings this week and
last month.
Our export trade in the year ending
June 30, 1S07, was Sl.032,001,000; the
largest total on record, 1.5 per cent larger
than in tho pievious record year, 1S92.
Compared with the year ended June 3ol
louo, cue gain is uo per cent.
"WasIiincToii Stock I xcniioue.
Sales-Capital Traction, 5 at ."; Ameri
can Grnphophonc, 100 at 9; 70 at 9 1-4;
200 at 9 1-S; Mergenthaler Linotype, 10
at 122.
Arter -all I'eople's Fire Insurance, 4H
at 5 1-4..
u. s. rs. it iw o. j. no
U. S. 4V. C li-07 Q. J " 2i;
U. H. Vs. lJ2.i . iv&
u.s.5's.icoiq, f ;.;. ,,-,
ssiiuu -..ii-year b onclins" ; a
uudin"" currency IG-Ys ...
- 110 113
MiscKi.&Avnoos noxns.
Met.lt. n5s.li)25 113
Mat.lt ItConv. Cs 117
Met. ft U Cert. IndeUteclnesCA..! MS
Mo'. It It Cert. Indebtedness. ,B.. 103
Belt R, It in. 1H21
Kckincton It itd'a ""
Columbia Hill's. 19U " iff
Wssh Gas Ca Ser A. b'g. WVs-'jj,., no
t ash Gas Co. Ser H. b's. 100l-'.R . 110
U. S. Elee. Light Debenture Imp.
M. &X... 100
ChesanJ I'ot Tel S's, IS&.T-19SI .... 103
Am Sec & Tr 5's. I' and A. 1903 100
Am Sec & " r .Vs. A a::d O. 1005 103
Wash Market Co lsts, 190M911.
t'.OlO retired annually 103
Wash Market Co Imp tr. 12-2; U.6
V ash Market Co ext'11 (fs, llt.'27.. Iu6
Misonlc Hall .Vssoei.ition 5' a. 1-J06. 103
Wash l.tluf 1st i'&, 1911
Bank of Washington
Bank cf Republic
Central ,
Farmers' and Mechanics'
Capital ,
.. 2S0
... 00
... 275
... 25
... K5
... 131
.. 13J
.. liB
.. 113
.. 10J
.. U0
... 101
Nar. Safe Doposit and Trust
wasu. JLioan ana Trust nsv lso
.Ufior.Security and Trust Ui
Wauh, Safu Uojiobit HI"
Capital Traction Co , 55
Metropolitan Jl(ji "iia
Columbia " 'J
Beit ".". ;";
KcUington "
Georgetown i Tennallytown ."."." ""'
Washiugtou Gas iiy n
Georgetown Gas i,&
U.&. r.lectrlc Lnrht 5,7'
iNStianA-CE stocks.
Flre-uen's ., 30 " 33
brankltn 33
Metropolitan 13 "&'
Uoicorau 55
I'otoiuao 65
Ariiugtoa U7
O'crman.Aiaerlcau Sa
National Umou 10
Columbia ji
Mggs 7Ji
Ptjople'e 5
Lincoln bfi
Commercial ifr
Real Estate Titlo , flg
Columbia Title. 5
Washington Title 2
t'ennsylvanla 33
Uliesapeake and Potomac. 63
American Graphoplione 9
American Grapliopliouo, pfd 10
Pnuuiuatlc Gun OarrUgo 00
Merpenthaler Linotype (new) 123
Lanstou Monotype 15
Washington MarUot 10
Gieat Falls Ico H5
Nor. and Wash. Steamboat
Lincoln Hall
Chicago, Aug. 6. "Wheat opened at an
advance of 1 l-2al 5-8 over last night's
close, the demand coming mostly from the
short interest, was followed by a break
Today's the
last day
of this great 5.75 suit sale, gentlemen after closing
time tonight it will be a thing of the past. It will
go down into the store's history as one of the greatest
clothing sales Hechts have ever held. Heed this last note
of warning and get in some time today. The suits in
this sale are Hamburger's finest creations made to sell for
$10, $12-50 and 15 and you get the choice of 'em all for
to interest
We're disposing of the men's Crash
Euits at remarkably low prices now
because we don't want to carry them
over to next season.
For Instance, you may take your
choice of all the men's Crash Suits
:vhlch sold for $3.50 and $4 for only
While all the best Crash Suits, which
Were $7 and $8, are now offered at
You may have the Men's Crash Pants
wiiicu soiu at 51.50 and 1.75 for
98 cents.
The regular dollar quality Men's
White and Fancy Stripes Duck Pants
with belt straps and wide hems-are
now to go for
39 cents pair.
Here's your chance, mothers,
To do some monej' saving such as you've never done before.
The boys' stock is very much broken in sizes, and that
makes a big opportunity, for we've cut the prices of nearly
everything down to cost and below.
Boys' Galatea cloth pants, strongly
made and durable, for
9c. pair.
Boys' fine Galatea cloth wash suits,
In a half dozen different patterns, with
large braid-trimmed sailor collars,
which sold for as high as $1.25, go now
49 cents.
Privilege of CREDIT
of 1 1-2 cents, from which there was a
rally ot 1 3-8 on the strength or an
active shipping demand and reported bet
ter cables. The majority ot the local
traders are bearish and inclined to operate
00 thr.r fctde. The big lines ot long wheat
sold cut early in the week, have not been
replaced, the sellers looking for a lower
i'iurket on which to buy. No. 1 northern
wheat sold here at 4 3-4 over September;
No. 2 red at 4 1-2 over; No. 2 spring sold
at 2 1-4 premium. Sales here for export
were In the neighborhood of 200,000
bushels. The fact that foreign markets
advanced ia the. face of decline here Is
regarded as additional eviednce of the
ttrength of the situation.
Corn was lower, with big realizing on
purchases made early In the week; one
lot ot 1,000,000 coming on the market.
Cliienco Grain and I'rovi&ion Market.
Corrected daily by "W B Hibbs & Co ,
Itanktis and Brokers. Members ot the
N. T. Stock Exchange, 1427 P Etreet.
Open. III5I1. Low. CI03.
Sep: ' 77K 75J 77J
Dec 'A 73Js ;e;i :SJ4
Sept. 7 17X 1&K 27
Dec WK 2o.s -'If 2Sf
Sept 17 '7? 17-i V.K
Dec 1S.S' 1SX lS'i I8i
Sept. SCO 3.01 7.31 7.97
Dec S.0J NtO 7.95 7.93
Sept. I.SO 4.35 4.7 4.33
Dec 4.43 1.42 .4.40 4.40
Spake Rms.
Sept. I.S2 4.85 4.75 4.S5
New Yorli Cotton Mnrhot.
Open. Hi.:li. Low. Clos
September ..... 7.2s 7.81 7.23
October 7.15 7.21 7.11
Novo nber 7.10 7.14 7.10
December 7 12 7.1S 7.11
Zlttelln' Froliqnes ut Kernnn's,
Ml'e. Zlttella's English Froliqus, which
will open at Kernan's tonight, is under
the personal direction of the only Zittella,
one of the brightest queens In the realms
of burlesque. Mite. Zittella has contributed
toward the success of a number of attrac
tions, and has at last undertaken to direct
an organization of her own. She has
equipped her organization regardless of
expense, seeking to outshine the most ex
pensive attractions with which she has
been identified, and so far as money is con
cerned, there Is no doubt of her success.
She "Kill present one ot the liveliest first
parts -ever written, introducing original
musical compositions, novel terpsiehorean
conceits, and the freshest features of
the season. Mile. Zittella will be supported
by artists who have beeir carefully se
lected. Including, among the contributors
to the olio, Ed Morris, Bijou Comedy Trio.
Bisters Valmore, Asuton and Mors, TlUer
and Sidney, Joe Waldron, and Teresa
La Mar.
A ItPinnilvUblo Care of Chronic
"In 1SC2, when I served my country
as a private in Company A, One-hundred
uud sixty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers,
I contracted chronic diarrhoea. It has
given me a great deal of trouble ever
since- I have tried a dozen different
medicines and several prominent doctors
without any permanent relief. Not long
ago, a friend sent me a sample bottle
of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy, and after that I bought
and took a 50-cent bottle; and now I
can say that I am entirely cured. I
cannot be thankful enough to you for
this great remedy, and recommend it to
all suffering veterans. If in doubt, write
me. Yours gratefully, Henry Steinberger.
Allentowii, Pa " Sold by Henry Evans,
"Wholcsalo and Retail Druggist, 038 F
street; Connecticut avenue and S street
northwest, and 1428 Maryland avenue
$1.25 To Baltimore nod He- $1.23
turn vln Pennsylvania, Ituilroad.
Tickets will be sold to Baltimore and re
turn", August 7 and 8, good to return
until the 9th,at rateof 51.25 au3-5t,em
Paoels nnd Coffee Pots,
both handsome, withl lb. Baking Powder
today at the Grand Union Tea Co. 'a open
ing, G21 7th et. It
Men's bicycle pants of covert cloth
full reliiforced-slzcs slightly broken
are now offered at
59 cents pair.
Men's fine $3 and $3.50 Bannockburn
cheviot and casslmere pants In a va
riety ot 6tylish patterns -sizes some
what broken are now offered for
1.48 pair.
Men's fine suits of covert cloth three
pieces consisting ot pants, coat, and
vest- -well made are now offered for
1.9S each.
Lot ot men's tan and black half hose
have been piled on a center table.
Pick them out Tor
Sc pair.
Men's finest quality percale negligee
shirts with attached collars and curfs
hand-finished and hand-ironed, big
variety ot patterns, made to retail for
SI and $1.25-to go tor
39 cents.
Lot of boys white and linen-colored
blouses, with rurfle fronts and collars,
which sold for 59c now go for
39 cents.
"Mother's Friend" shirt waists, With
patent button bands, made of laundered
Sea Island percale, which usually sell
for 85c go for
47 cents.
when you want it.
The National Safe
and Trust
Of the District of Columbia
Chartered by jpeclai ace orcencrw.
.'an.. Ib07, and act-, ot Oct., 1S00. aad
Feb.. 2b92-
Capital, One Alillion Dollars.
Loan& Trust Co.
Lioaus in any amount maa, oa
approved real estate or collateral ai
reasonable rates. J
.,1RteLe.t Daid "Pen deposits oa
da,',1; balances subject tp check.
:: SpacEes?1 a" lbCr I,duclai7
lioxes ror rent In burglar and flra-
proor vaults for safe deposit; and
TTTT. 6Tl,a57. or valuable packages.
JOHN JOY liDSON f'reKlrtr-B
JOI1N A SWOPE......... fiwpSldSS
H. S. CUMMINGS......ai Ylcerrelfldenis
JOHN R. CARMODY.... ....... Treasurer
ANDREW l,ARKER....;;.;"..Secmary
I Money to Loan.
U This company has money ro Ioaa
g on listed collateral securities as
g lowest rate of interest.
g v. j. bell. President
gen &
Brokers and Dealers,
Siocbi Cotton, Erato aoj Provisions,
Eoom3 10 aal 11 Corcoraa 3alllla.
Corner loth and b street, and WJj 7th. st n
Members ot the New Xork Stock Ex
change, 1419 F st-, Gloer Building.
Correspondents of Messrs. Moore & Schley,
No. bO Broadway,
Bankers and Dealers in Uoverament Bonds.
Deposits. L'xchange. Loans.
Railroad Stocks and Bonds and all
securities listed on the exchanges of
New York. Philadelphia. Boston and Balti
more bought aud sold.
A specialty made ot Investment securi
ties. District Bonds and alt local Rail
road, Has. Insurance and Telephone Stock
dealt in.
American Bell Telephone Stock bought
ana sold. mhlS-tf
FOR RENT Tho best way to help your
business or profession is 10 raoveinlo tho
largest and best-known office biuluicg in
the city,
A few choice rooms now available: mod
erate rental; no extras; perrect janitor
service; fire-proof surroundings: 3 ele
vators; 10 stones; commodious bicycle stalls
and Tree telephone service
Matters anything you mar
; want to know about; mining
and mining properties. 708
14th sc
W. B. Hibbs & Co.,
Meiubers Ne-v York Stock Eco'a-iij,
1427 F Street
Correspondents ot
Now York.
Money to Loan
At 5 Per Cent.
on real estate In D. C; no delay; term
jy0-l mo 100S F st. nw.

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