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THE SUN, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1915. THINK KINDRED MAY BE AT PLATTSBURG rlico Now ilcliovr Missing Ciisliicr Has (Join (o Tniiiiiiiy: rump. Dlin.S FX HIS ItOOMS While the pollco. In their Kcnnli fur Edwnril C Kindred, Indicted on llio clmrire of Hlciillnn JSi.onu lust Wrclnon liny from Honlh & l-'llnn. eontriictorM, of 17 Hnttery pluro, have not loit tdcht of I ho possibility (lint the nilsyliiR mini wnH tlio vlt'tlm of foul play, tholr Intent theory himed on tlio iiHsmnptlnti Hint lie stole tlie money Ih tli.it lie may have gone tn the professional ami Ii'iixIiichh men'n niltltnry rnmp at l'hittid.tirK. Tills theory was KtreiiRthcncd hy a letter received from Saratoga by a man who said that iiIIIioiikIi ho did not know Kindred ho was mil a he had Keen hltn at the races last Saturday. Kindred's liohby was shooting, at vvhleh he Is an expert with rllle and revolver, nnd tlio police believe It Is possible that he may havo Joined the l'lattelnirc camp, ex pecting to devote the (inning fortnight to Ills favorite sport. The riattsburg pollco have been notified of this theory nnd pictures of Kindred have been sent to them. Deputy .Sheriff Leslie examined ngatn yesterday tho belongings Klndted left !e hlnd him In his apartment at SCO Wot 163d street, and annus other tilings found seve.ii empty bottles which Leslie nnd the police nay formerly contained morphine. The theory that Kindred might have been a. drug user Is strengthened by statements of ihis olllcc associates tlmt sometimes he was meek, almost cringing In manner, nnd that at other times he came, ilovvn to the otllce "like .1 roaring lion," officious nnd selMmport nt, and ordering his ciiuals around as If h owned the place. Three shotguns nnd four rifles were nlso found, nnd I.ROO cartridges. All the Roods, which have been attached by Booth & Fllrsnv were sent to a utorngo warehouse. It Is estimated that they re worth about 13,000, Including an Automatic piano and tho two automo biles. No trace of tho eufe deposit box was found. The police received the following post card yesterday, which C.ipt. Pecvey be lieves was written by a friend of the mltdlng man: "Opt. Decvey: Krom nil accounts of Kindred, many arc Htrondy of the opin ion that tho man met foul play. You ought to conduct ur Investigation nlong the? lines. If you do you will learn aomethlng." Capt. Uecvey has already searched nil the hospitals and morgues In the vicinity for a trace of Kindred, but without sue- PORT SURVEY ADVISED AS VITAL TO HEW YORK rrenilenriixt Committee Tells Board of Estimate Import anec of Work. The need of making provision for New York's future commerce If the city Is to .hold that comirvrce was s-ct befoie the Hoard of Kxtlmato yesterday In a report from the committee on port and terminal facilities, of which Comptroller I'ren lergast Is chairman, A fortnight ago the Comptroller re viewed verbally at a meeting of the Doarn tne project lor a comprenei sise tudy of present harbor and rsill-uy ' terminals for tho purno-c of suggesting 1 Improvement. Ho rooomemnded that ne city employ an e.pen cuiiiiiii.-muu consisting of John F. Stevens, former I Chairman of the Isthmian Canal Com-' mission; I'rof. George F. Swain of the Harvard graduate eiiglmerlng school nnd William C. Ijoree, former general" i manager nf the Ilaltlmore and Ohio Southwestern Railroad, in the report I -.t.... l. ll...i..Urn.,l'i ' Jircracmeu jrii-ni.tj .ill. I niiui.ih'ifi.1 i committee says: "In our Judgment tho wink of this commission will be the most far reaching , VAV0RS MRS VAN RENS5EIAER of Its kind ever performed for the city of New York. New- York city has 57S miles ot waterfront. Of this the city j Hefeiee lit-cimiiiienils Divorce lie owns 127 miles, and but forty-seven , .-r.-.- In Her I'uvi.r. tnlles have been well developed. In the i year 1011 ut.OJ per cent, of all the lm- ! ports and per cent, of the exports of the entire I'nlted States were handled kK o.. ..in. f w Vnrit. "Too often neon e seem to thlUK mat port facilities mean lhe mere shipment , nnd ticeplloii of water borne fielght, We feel It Is time that tho llovernnicut and tlie people ot tne city muy nppre- date the fact that all divisions of our commercial and Industrial liru arc later- ; dependent, that sluppii g and railroad-. manufacturing, siillng, housing and em- ; ploymcnt Itself are all so closely related I that the Interests ot all tnese iiivisions must be considered as a whole. Failure to do this means the carrying out of (public Improvements according to 11:1- related plans which diffuse little general benefit, and to a gteat extent result In waste. ' Improvement ot , lis are taken up "Various fcatuies of New York s Institutions are taken up nil one after another b( come matteis of interest and Improvement for the time being, but certalnb there Is no tliid of Importance which offers such continuous and material bepellt to every Interest In the metropolitan district as the Increased elliclency nf the city as a working and housing plant. The opportunity for 1111 economical betterment by Improved handling methods Is enormous" Messrs. Stevens, liren und Swain havo estimated that the wurk ma take two ycurs and cost J12r.,000 a year. The 1ort and terminal e-omnilltei asks that ' 1l"urs and In all places, though Italian I netlve Issues were U'estlngliouse Klec the undertaking be Immediately ap- liand organ grinders nro re-strleited to the ! ir' A",ppl,'a1 f"" American Smelting, proveu oy 1110 iroaru 01 i-.siiiii.iie, ai an expense of not more than mr.,0on a, year. Approval may no grauleu to- WOMAN M. D. ARRESTS MASHER. Sr. Ceelle I,, (irell Cnuaes Annoyer to He I'lned. Dr. Ceelle I. (Jrell, a woman phsl clan of 60 Washington Square, South, formerly medical und physle-il el 1 1 erf or of the Manhattan Tnolo School for i.lrls, who says sho Is iireparlng to leave Satuiday for Italy to hervn In a war hospltnl for convalescent soldiers it Kir I on tho Adriatic, wus the complain ing witiniss ye-stei-day In tho Jefferson Market e-ourt iigallist 1'V.ink Cavallera, iill ltlcce'ker street, charged with mash ing. llr. fln-ll said that when sho was truing home shortly after midnight yes terday morning after visiting a patient she neitlei-d a man following her In KlgJith stteet. When she enteied Wash ington Square I'aik, she says, the man spoko tn her, but she Ignoied him and hurried on short distance further on I'atrolinau Abrann-ou saw- her, and noticing that lhe was much agitated he iikkci her w i.it the t rouble, was. Sho told hliu of the masher, who had seen the polhemun nnd till lied and started In the "PIHHlle il .ectlo.l n.i I . """ ",r " "ti-si 1110 m. 111 iud lie would tnki him to the station house l)r Hieil st.irtiel after nvallcra mid caught up with linn at lllphih stnet Civallera was Mind J3 b .N' ristrate Cobb, MRS. THORN SEEKS DIVORCE. ,lur Trial llemiiiiileil I.) lliisliniiil, 11 It ell roil llrol.rr. A dlvnrte suit by -Mrs. Louise b'loyd .lone Thorn aptalnst ("nude Itimuel Thorn, a retired broker, baa been filed In the Supremo Court. The fact that the suit had been brought was kept sectet until Thorn's attorney got 1111 order for a Jury trial of the action, under which evidence as to whether he was guilty of misconduct with it widow living In nn apartment In West 108th street will be heard by twelve men In stead of by a .ludgu alone. Tho Thorns have, been Kepnralcd for some months. Thu plaintiff bus been living In their town hotim at 310 West Heenly-seenth -street, while Mr. Thorn has had ail apartment at the llcllcclalre. I 110 leu mere recently ami went to 11 cottage at Kasthntntiton, I.. 1. .Mrs, Thorn also gave up the West Seventy seventh street house and took her chil dren, IMward Floyd-Jones Thorn and Catherine Do Lanccy Thorn, to her coun try place at Miiniipen,iiii, L. I, AT FRONT FOR KAISER -Mrs. K. (J. Vol liner Names For mer Manicurist on tlio (J eo rare Washington. Minkola, L. I., Aug. 10. Through tho filing of nil order lrnrd by Supreme Court .lutlce Caltaglian In Ilrooklyn Satunt.iy. appointing a commission tn . tutor, who takes a very big marke. tnko testimony In (iermany. It became 1 position at times on his own respon known that Mrs. Kthel C. Vollmer, , Hlblllty. Ho openlM chlelly In one daughter of the lato William W. Clyde, , prominent Stock Kxcluinge firm. The a slcanuhlp line head. Is suing for ill- I other two concerned In the new evidence vorce fiom Kmest O. Vollmer, now a reiwrted to have been found by the major nt the front with tlio Kaiser's army. Miss Kinma Steffen, formerly a mani curist on tho steamship lleorgo Wash ington. Is named as co-respondent. . ........... .... . . Cullen & Dyckman of Manhattan, I counsel for Mrs. Vollmer. told Jujtlcc , , t b k tho rrault of Ule rcceVcr- fof ovK,c,e1,';,,,n,o7t htT noTon Anna Vollmer. her sister-in-law; Clara "00.000 In tho break, as ho was not on Morchardt. formerly a stewnrd. -i n ' the Inside and knew nothing of the re tho (leorge Washington, nnd M. Molltor. - colvcrshlp until It was too late to get a barber who was emplovod on the 1 out. The directors of the company who steamship. She said these witnesses are had large holdings unloaded them, nc- now In tlerinany, us Is the io-r"ssmdent i..i. ...... - . .........t 1 1.1 1. . . 1 - Vollmer was hcrved by publl.utlon 011 1 .1......... n ...... H -nil...H 1 February .1 of this year. .Mrs. Milliner has named William Wechn.ai. to repre- Illlvill.,(.e atld tlp Krflll ,,CI1;(U of the sent her during the tnklng of tes-tlmony 1 i,5!,itiers '"MrTTolhii.T's nlllduvlt avers she was ' l" ot 'mo1 t,1? 'Urcctors married to Vollmer -a Cologne, October ' I'onccrned It wus said yesteidaj that 10. 1007, her husbarnl at that time being ! they would welcome a Federal grand a Held captain of Herman Artillery. ' Jury Investigation and cvfn an Ind.ct They cunie to the I'nlted States In , tnent. because they would then b" able March, 1!)H, ami in September of that to get their side of the case befoie the eur her husband left for C.ermnny. 1 public and show up the b,iocrisy of She says she has received several letters ; mip ,)f tho,0 wn werp in !m.k (slund from nun since Ilieii ine i.mt one. .luten ; January 1?, I !!., being icnl from Dus- seldorr. 111 that letter the writer to'il his wife ho hud been decorated with the iron cross and promoted to the rank of major. Shortly after the couple arrived In this country they rented a house In Third street. Harden City. They have two children, Wllhelm 1. C, Vollmer. ('.. and i.netz (!. C. Vollmer, 2 years old. BOOTH NIECE KEEPS HIM -IN. lliialuiiiil .llusl Stay In l.nillnsv SI. Till He l'ii)a Alimony Hue. Mrs. Marie Honth Houclas, niece of the late ICdwIn Hooth. the actor, op iKwetl se.Ierilu- befoie Snorenie Court Justice Weeks an application of Hyron ! Houglas, an nolor. to be re!ea.sel from pounds capacity, will be placed on trucks Ludlow street Jail, where he was sentiiebullt at the company's own shops anil last May for falling to pay her J21 a week alimony lViuglas asked the court til f1iik 111, it Iti nnlvt- tti-it Ii. itia Iook for 0!1K.l(.elllp,)t tor lhe wminR (.cuhon. ai,-' ii,...i .u i.i h... n. .. i... hu'-bund Miuaiideicd a legacy of $5,000 ert her liv lalw.n Hoith In 1S93 and eu-u ir,,.-., also t.tld that she Is now penniless and 'l"'. shownl unfilled orders on Its books is supported by the Actors Fund of1"" of July 31 totalling l.'.'2S,.".10 tons), America. She said she bus been a a compared with l.fiTS.196 on June charity patient In hoptt ,is t wlce in the , 30. an Increase of 23n.3H tons. This past year while her husb.mil has earned ' Increase cuccoOed the expectations of . a good salary as n inovlo actor. j the trade poinewhat, as estimates ranged ' JuMae Weeks dec.ileJ that Houglus from 100,000 tons to 200.000 tons. Hook-, ,1.llf Ut-lV 1,1 I ll.llrtll' ulrn..l 1,1 fn- I Irn I.a....' .1..I . . l..U 1.11, ,t.u,n I months or mike up the back alimony. ' ....... ... j. . .... Nkw.vuk. N .1 . Aug. 1 o. -Nicholas W. 1 niniisau, a special master who heard ieiimnn in a writ tor uivorce on the igioiinn ot uesertion nrought bv mis, i,.-i ntiiu m-r mis- band, .suphen Van lien-xiaor, a formei-( :'":.""" """. " i reort vvitn nan enor 10-o.i.v nc re 'ommends "i- i i'iuuunit. me couple v.eie married July 21, 1HU5, and1 separateu .vpi-u an. i-.ni. Before marriage Mrs. Van l!enselner w-as Miss Marlon Faiiln. It wis charged at the hearing that Van llensselaer had ten st n ill wife witnesses for the apparently iosi an intent and child. One of the petitioner was .Mrs. .Mathilda Van Itens selaer White, a sister of the defendant, who placet! mil the blame on her brother, Van ltensselner was formerly connecteel with the brokerage firm of C. II. Halscy & Co.. New York wrtTTTJ ATTTV HPT APir rrAtirn wu l-twUdl. 1 OUt AL.il IhARED, Ill-Hint al nf It cat rift Ions on licr innti llnnds llelnur Inveslluiitt.il, Commissioner of Licenses Oenrge 1! Hell Is Investigating what he sut-peets Is 1 a breach of neutrality on the nirt nf the Hoard of Aldermen, bv which iter. hi niiicn i.er- man hands are permitted lo play at nil I ,,, ,ctwecn ! A. M. and fi P M .... ,.,,,..,..' ' . . v- "-- i 11ns nato .i aoairs icceiitiy wnen lie was travel ling up l'lfth avenue In his car at 0 !'. M. He found one band playing In front of Andrew Carnegie's homo at Nlnety.flrst street m.d two others Jn different places, (In Inquiry 'he learned that w hen Hrik. lyn and New York were consolidated the Hrooklyn law affecting Itinerant musi cians was permitted tn lemaln In tho Hiooklyn code. Then lie learned that this Ilrooklyn ordinance had been Incnr porated In the (!reiter New York cesle, Since April .30, when itlie ordinance was approved, there has been n great Increase In the number of applications for band licenses. Them have been 177 Issued at f0 each slice- that date', llfty- oigiii u !ioi.ii lu-ii- in .iianuattaii Commlstuorvr Hell has 11 ived tinnv coiiipli'iints about the Herman musicians since the restrlotlors worn removed, llel Intends to see If he run induce tlie Alder- men to leseind their action 1 No Chatham null I'lienlx I'liiinue, Ituinois have recently been persls- ; (,.,,ty cliculaled to lhe .ffecl that tin) , Chalhiini and I'lienlx National Hank at I y- llroadway would suiiender lis nn - I t01m, ,nr.r all(1 I,,,,-,,,,,,. Klllt ,lnk. iteferiini: lo thin mailer I,. (1 Kn iirimui. Its president, Males Hint no such 1 liaiign is eontempiati'il ami tli.it the Chatham nnd I'lienlx will continue a national naiiK ami 11 mcuilior of the Federal re serve system. NEWS ROCK ISLAND HEADS ASK A NEW HEARING lirt(Mois Petition Interstate Commission 011 Ground of More Kvidi'iicc. M.OKKIIS KM. I J RE IN CASK Directors of Itocli Island linos have Bent a iciruest to the Interstate Com merce Commission to reopen the Hock Island hearing. The request, It Is under stood, has nut yet been acted on. It was made on behalf of the directors concerned In the attacks and criticism voiced at the hearing of tho case on the score of the discovery of new evidence. Tills new evidence, It Is underMood, la that the market In Clitcago, Itock Island mid I'ucinc Hallway slock that carried the price. 3S, to a new high level In recent times, even though tho reielvershlp papers had been prepared for nearly a month, was rigged not by directors, but by outsiders who were In the stock market on their own Initiative. it Is understood tint this new evidence centres about three stock maiket opera- tow. one ot whom Is a prominent siiecti- Hock Island directors are hiock i-.x oh.mgo houses. It was common knowledge In Wall Street that the big operator referred to had been largely responsible for the rise -Liven I lTiPVlU3,uiU lui .-- . .no i ,v, .i-m, rmm .vhteh if h.ni lt 27 cording to the Wall Street view, on this 1 . . . . . . . ,. ll)B s,,0,ulntor who una b'ddlng the price . - . . .. ,,, t, ,.,.u ,,,, i i,iM n me.it ills- .irfilr, B,Je fl. & 0. TO SPEND $1,000,000. Contracts Placed for Sterl Itnlla anil I'nr Oodles. HALTtMORK. Md Aug. in. The Haiti- more and Ohio Railroad announced to- day that It has placed contructs with sescral steel .Ynllls for lT.tmn tons of ! steel rails and with car manufacturers 1 i nnii uini i,..,,.w,r i.,,.n.. I.... i for l.noo steel hopper car bodies for Im mediate delhery. The material covered bv the contracts will cost about $1,000, 000. Practically nil of the rails will be of the heavy type, weighing loft pounds to the yard and will be tired for replace, ment on the company's Chicago line, The new steel car bodies, of lOd.n'in for pructklil purposes itie equivalent to new cars. THE STEEL MARKET. The monthly statunent of the L'nltcd j IIIH3 ,,.j .,,t,,,ih "M. i,,v. j was alro all Increase In operations, which wne at the rate of letvveen I :n unit U5 per cent, of capacity. Un-1 THE COFFEE MARKET, filled tonnage nt the end of July w.is ;rrr::zrs.ri' - - - The stiel market continues active I with thu demand for steel for conver Mon Into ammunition a featun There Is also u laige demand for billets. Kiiulpi lulpmnit buying continues to show slans of picking up. Jones Sc liughlln receives! an order lor 7,7,00 nM r shapes from the l'lltsburg and Lake Ihie lt.illi-o.nl. llcthleheni Steel Corporation booked an ,(er r y 000 tons of shinies, , CONSOLIDATED EXCHANGE. The highest price touchi-d In Wall '' h' I'nlted States Steel common Wii,,s,.7,fi',,"u"t "'''Jr'1' C""' ( . .... ... 1. 1, mm 11 ( 11,1,1 UK! Jlll-l M IOI IU 1 the publication of the Steel Consirst 1 tlon's monthly statement of unfilled orders. After that there w-as n sharp ' eaotlon. with the closing at ...'j. That ' W;!M -', "f ' ',olnt B,,ovo ,,le opening It'lle - o of Steel of ... and Ts of a point nbove Its closing quotation on Monday The trading In Steel was on a heavy scale, the siles totalling .13,090 slunes. .Monday's brilliant Government cnip rejiort nlso vsuitlnuetl to exert nn in lluence. Detllngs throughout tho entire market were large, the day's total nmounllng to 7,2(10 shares, Tr.ins.ic ,lo,lfl tor the first two hours and n half wcrc ''head of Monday's total for the i!!U.,lv.': h.om.?. "f n!- Rill- r.,,l ui.a ,1... ...i..i... Heading. Cniou 1'acltlc and Krle. Oilier lieimblln Iron and Steel, Crucible Steel, Aius-i-naimers, li.ildvvin locomotive, l'lessed Sleel Car anel Mexican I'ctro-le-uni. Ceimnitsslon houses hamlleel numerous old lot orders. MONEY AND EXCHANGE. The New Vol Is Federal Reserve Bank rates were 1 per cent, for thirty to ninety days and 5 per cent, for longer bills, open market dise'ounts, prime accept ances, niatuilng up to ninety days, L'l'j il - 'i per cent. Commercial paper rates were 3',4 fi ll 11, per cent, for sixty nnd ninety days bills and for four to six months best names j I'i per cent, for others. Call money on the lloor of the Stoeit llxchange last week ranged between 114 and 2 per cent. Time money wns featureless. Kates were an., per cent, for sixty days, L'!Vj per cent, for llllletv llnvs. :t tier runl 1 for four months. IP', ne-r eeni. fur tie.. months and for over the year, Sterling exchange was lower. Final quotations were : Demand, 4,75 ; cables, I7.V. Iioineslle- exchange on New York: St, Louis, par: Sail Franeisen. tr,r. pre inluuii Minneapolis, Sue. premium-, Chi cago, Re, dlHcount i Cincinnati, par: Montreal, Sl'SII i Call money (, 1 per cent.; Mioit premium. 011 Loudon was 7t 1 Tf 4 fir..- ,..,ril ill,,, I 1,11 u n,l l... I ,lHi J7s' pc,- ,.0II,. i Har silver In London. 22H4d.-, New 1 Vol k, 47:!ie New Yolk Clearing House statement: Ilxehaiiges. Jjtli.u'.io.ir,! ; balance, 1D, C'.'7,o,11 , Hub-TreiiHury debit balance, 1.13,151. OF FINANCIAL INTEREST NO BIG ISSUES DRAW RESERVE BOARD HERE Members Explain That Meet injjf in New York Was Mere ly for Convcnieiiee. Jlie financial district had a new ex perience yisterday In being tho meeting pUue of the Federal Itcservc Mould, The liwtlng was held at the Federal Reserve Hank of New York. All of tho mem. bers of the board, except Secretary of the Treasury .McAdoo, who had to leave town, and V, A. Delano, weic present, At tho meeting were (Jov. tlnmltn, Comptroller of tho Currency William!', Haul Warburg, W. 1. (1. Untiling, A. C. Miller and Dr. II. larker Willis, secre tary of the board. Reports were .current In Wall Street that the meeting wils culled In New York to crviblo the IhmnI to confer with bin! em hero on several of the big Interna tional bunking questions now before the community. TIicko Include the matter of cotton financing, the Mexican finan cing, the tlrttlh loan urn! the foiclgn ex. ohtinge situation. It was ald by mem bers of the iKianl th-it none of thejo nutters was considered. Tho meeting, It was said, was called here as a matter of convenience for members of the board, as many of them are spending their va outlons near New York. Only routine nratteri, It was mid, were discussed. The following statoment hh Issued: "The Federal reserve lsjard tivday held a session at the Federal Reserve Hank of New York. After the meet ing was icver It was stated In response to questions that the meeting had been called for the purix?e of clearing up matters of pending billness which had been held open on account of the ab sence of several members of tho board from Washington. As New Yrk wns within easy reach of those who were absent, a session In this city was de termined upon." The executive o mmlttee of the asso ciation of governors of the Federal re-M-rve banks was held nt the New York re-ero Institution at the same time. It w Kild that the committee consmereii nn ,. ltf.ru nf rpserve lrlliu rei711l.ltL.jll that were largely technical. Those pres ent were Oovernois J. II. McDougul of Chicago. Alfred I.. Aiken of Hoston, Charles J. Hh. ads of l'hll.idelphla. K. It. Funchir of Cle eland. tJeorge J. Seay of Rlclmiond. and Honjamln Strong, Jr.. ot New Yo:k THE SUGAR ByUtKET. - r Future Aellw nnil 11 r in i'nlnl .ule. 11,1 no lliius. The raw sugar market wus active and firm yesteril.iy. Speculators entered the mark-t and bought 63.000 bass of Sep tember Cubus at I.T" cents duty paid. Toward the close bids of t.S'.i cents- were In the market, but no sugur could be f ,,. tr,u " V. In g by remier "r J"n,K i 'V. ,nclnc mi ccs r reieim 1 , '.' .' h. ,, ,IUpVi better dem-iiul for mere wus u iiiulii ueiirr uiniunu tecum! under S.O: cents. M-nlliiient in i wl l drawuls agaln.t old contracts for refined sugar j.-st.rday This was prob- ably dm to the strength of the raw mar- Let? l'rlces were unchanged, with Ar- buckle & Co. Warner Ar to ard the l'idiral Sugar Refining Company quut- ing a." cents The American Sugar W- lining Comiuii continued to quote j.i!5 centh and is. II Jiow-u, on c uo. .60 cer.ts. The sug-tr f unites market at the Cof fen l-lxrhange was active and firm In sympathy with the purchases of actual MiRHr at higher pliers. Total sales, 14,100 tons. l'rlcca wne : llich--i l.u -el. a.;-; ii''.3 3 riii. lltR 3.75 .1 " 3 3.; 3.U 3 3 : :3 3.'J3 3 :i 3.:i Pre v l t.i.e :.f.:, 3 l.v 3 In 3 1,1 3 K ,,i-ut .. 1,u.,nln r Oi-iub-r. . . il"',''r ,a'uiry rbruary M.irrh -"jP"' 3 Ml s 3 : 2.31 J 7,1 ; -J 3 .'I 3 :s 3. iS 3 :s. ely... lli-nvy llrmlllnii Iteeelpls. Tho coffee futures market was moder- ately active yesterday, hut prices shotted rorlh.r ue.ltiness . dpelllllllir tt lo 11 nolnts on transactions of tBaO bags. There j i. nu ii r,.ii..iA-iil if helllni- nressnre. w-bleh I was nart v based on the heavy Ilrazlllan receipts teporled In yesterday morning's i cables. .Stocks at Han intos increased morn than 100.O0O bags. Spot quotations at Hraill were steadj and exchange re- mnliied firm, Ilrazlllan markets were steady. Hln 7s advanced 75 rels to 4$!'0n, Santos 4s were unchanged at .'.$400. Itio and Santos receipts for two d.is totalleil I'JIi.oiio bags. Sao I'uulu had lU.x.000 bags and Jundiahy I27.O00 tugs. The rat? nf Itlo exchange on Ixindon was unchageil at 12 17-3:'d. l'rlces were . High est Allltunt September. .. tl . 1 5 October November Ircember. . . tl l January Keiirii.iry March M April May . June July Low est. I'leii Ing I..31 1, ,3k i III ii.i: e. .ii A. Ill ti..'.3 n.r.T . r. 1' r. 7 1! 73 fl 77 I'rev f nrc. 15.45 11.49 li.SO .31 6.37 fi. 33 ."ii J "'' '' .J fc.jiS , " ! "''I 0-84 BUSINESS TROUBLES. U KlelNI-'.lt A lino., niiinufiicturliiK fur riers, '3 Hist Thirty. ecnnil Hreet, petl tlen In l.ankruptc) l.y rretllturs. I. la lillltleii siilil to lie admit 13.00(1 L'.N'ITKD STATUS t'fflAIt COMI'ANV, 11 Kiisl Twenty-elghlh mreet, ptltlnn In bankruptcy by ereilltors. Liabilities sitil tu be about 117,000 and asuels al.nut S3, 000. The eoinp.iny marie an asulcn ment nu Atlgtlet 7. UIATKIN A U'ALI), deeoratorj. 14:3 Am. tcrdiuu kv, Oleil n petition In bnnk. ruplry, Ihihllltles SI, 113 and mrii SI. 023. The p-ertner aluo filed Inell ' 1 1 1 11 a I si-heilulen, Klvlim liabilities nf S3, 024, (-nnxliitlnR of uneecured claims; nn Hurts. RAMt'LI, PAItlHLR, 3S1 Kast tlt street, Oled a petition In bankruptcy, liabilities Sl.iSS. nn atnet. I'ATUICK .1. VOl'Nti. 443 Hail Sixteenth strent tiled a petition In bankruptcy, liabilities S3. 448, no assets, HAM PItlK.DMAN, Jnlil.er III woollens and dress goods at 2S7 Fourth avenuo and residing at '.'40 Simpson street, flleil a petition In bankruptcy, liabilities Sll, till, assets ftl, 307 He I" said to have mads an assignment nn June 9, Schedules Filed. HKNNI.T KANTKIt. livery stable. 307 30i Hast llTitb street; scheilnles In bank rnptcy show llabllltli-s of SIS, 830 anil assets nt SS.KKi. WILLIAM WO LIN SKY, women's apparel, 2820 Hreiailway Hnd 333 ilrand street, siliedules In li.inkruptcy show liabilities nf SIS, 03S ami assets nt (10.400 Assignments, IiAVIIi KIONHIt IlltO., furriers, 13 P. 1st Thlrty-sernnil street, assignment to Joseph II. Muller. .Mntvtell Alotor Dividends. Tho dliiH-tors of the Maxwell Motor Company havo declared tho regular epiartcrly dividend of 1 per cent, on tho preferred stock and per cent, on the account of accumulated dividends. Three mouths ago 1 per cent, und per cent, 011 the account of back divi dends veio declared. The back divi dends on tlie preferred stock now amount to H'i per cent. . EASIER UNDERTONE IN COTTON MARKET .Selliiiir Based on Reports of Good Itains in Texas and Oklahoma. NEW SEASON Ot'TLOOK Cotton was under pressure nvist of the fcsslou yesterday, nrd the cloo repre sented a net decline of about 12 points. There was no Indication of weakness, In spite of Che fact that the weather reports showed scattered shrwers throughout north Texas, west Texas and certain points in the central anil eastern portions of the Slate. There were good showers nlso In Oklahoma, the Memphis district, Arkansas and the Carollnas and Georgia. New cotton Is beginning to come to market, and quite a number of points In south Texas report an Increase in re ceipts, llallettsvllle, Tex., received thirty-five bales on August 5. On that date Nurrery, I.ullng and Flatonla re l)rttd arrivals ranging from twenty to sixty bales. New Orleans wired that numerous re Jiorts of good rains, with Indications of more, had been received from Texas. Honey llrove. In the northeastern part ot the Stnte, wired that a flno general rain hnd fallen all through that section and southern Oklahoma. Advices from the eastern belt are con flicting. Reports from Mississippi ajid Alabama state that the plant Is large, but does nut appear to be well fruited, and the recent dry weather has ciured considerable shedding. In the Carollnas the outlook appears to be most prom Islng In spite of nu excess of moisture In June und dry, hot weather In the luttei part of July. Futures closed steady. OiK-n-lllsh Low Clo- l'ie nit el ei. UK 'lo-e July 10 as KUS P IS 10 M 10 IC 1S -A-tl S.J! !"MI J M int. . 9U '' a .:!!:" s.U'fi s.tj Dec 'J.; '(' ''" 9 -'n 9 jin ?;j :;; set ht jsuihj Mar H l"'"' ?''1ti 1'XMnini". May 0 IT 1V- ion 10.1S-U 10 tl loawitoli Bid Sot cotton at New York was 20 points decline ; middling, .25c South ern sjMit markets were un'-hunged, with New Orleans, Vc. ; t:ulstun, .!0c , Suvaninh, S.c. : Houston, S'lc. i Augiusta VfiJc. and Memphis. b.T.'c The New 'Orleans in.irKit i losed sternly, l'rlces were; Oiieii llixti-t-'in "l'- I 'rev Hi; e-l rM ins eloe J lti..-) V ITli"' is ; Oci : ii :i!'l !i'i; i r.',!. rs " ' " 9.'1" '-" l-iveriH,ol market opened steads rbrrr ., f.llr i,usine?.s In spot cot ' t("b with "ulilllng 11 points decline . ... , v ,,,,,, ...i. l'.5Ml j middling at S a.id. Sties, ..mm ,..,1,; 'ipts. .,000 bales ; no American, . I'm cs at I. s er; 1 cio-e.l nu.et. ; Ope,,- UuU- Lov- U?;. PrM 0rt ym. tj; :. 3s :w, ;. n jm Feb . . " "., S M' : - )r Atir. . . :.J '..'. .. : 2 11 A. M. bids to Liverpool ueie .Maivn, ? ; i icioner, n.sic. ; januar) 1.. -rh.. m.irLl lh..ro lM doe fn . ii,..m .......... . ... lo-u.iy i io pomis ueciine. Itecelpts and stocks wele: He- l.i.l i-eipls ear Sto-U i!.il-.nn .-. v. a.I 1I3.-1.' New Or!.ani. i I.".? iIJ i .vp.-tr 37.115 ) M If.I II "sjiii1 l."J5 i .ivamuli u1'. V f?.Ti 3 i.tep l..,vh, . . 3.-..: ... is.sa i:iurl--toii Norfolk. ... Vilmlli2toll Mobile . . . Inferior stwks ami receipts were Iti- l.a.t l.at eellils Jp.'ir Mn'-k 1-1.313 t:.vs i.v. -.a i:..7t') l. i-i week lln. ....... 1 Mrmphu AUiU-t:i i fet lxu' ' ' . (!:ilv-lnii irl s, j,,! KI!7 lei.ioj ' '' ,-Vr fO i.v 1.0 K-tlniale,l port receipH to iUv 1 f' lo :.eK .-' to VI liii ftt Orlf 111 .li Kxpurts jesieixlay. ima biles Total thus tar this s'.i-nn, 10,'JOl bales, ak.1ln.1t :,Jt!7 bales last ear SIEGEL RECEIVERS DISMISSED. ..... , . . -r leiile I lt!' Inlm XKIllllSl Sliiiisiin-rriivt ford. i ' k im- hiii ior uura aim 1 franchise fees submitted by the city 1 against the Simpson-Crawford Company . nnd the .Meri hants l.xpn ss Coiupany. I Judge A. N. Hand of the I'nlted States ' District Court yesterdday dismissed the , receivers appointed for those two rem. ', cerns In the equity proceedings brought ' against tlie Heniy Slegel enterprises. I Judge Hand also discharged the Simp. son-Cravvforii Corporation, which under- j K.iir. lue 1 .111 n.i iiit.ii 11.1t 1. 1 nil' 1 1 interns, nnm an iiiriin-r uuauciai oiiiigation tin- der the recclveishlp proeeedllig. PUBLIC UTILITIES. The ft.il Securities Corporation, In lt statement for the ilrst six month of -lie current ye.it show that the crnnpuiv Is point. While the gross e.irnlio:. Inrreino-.l Sl.3ii.-1 over tin cnrrespniulliiK six months nf last year, the Increase In net earnings MBP1 much greater, luing S3l,i'.-. The feature of tile tlr.t half of the le.ir was the reduction of about S33.0O0 sliown III the uncrating costs, Ailvins from tlie ler. riteiry si-rveil by the company are of sie.ol. Ily improving condition, and the Imprnve. meat 111 th- copper Industiy has adileil largely In the output nf the stations, as l-tuli Securltle. supplies a large amount nf power for the operation nf nipper mint's and s nn Iters and also for railway operation, The report of the Montreal Tiainvvays Company, a Canadian strest r.tllwya, for the ear ended June 30, 1013. has sIiiumi the e fleets of the ferritin situation, ilross earnings of tin company decreased SHI7, r,72, to Si'i, 621. 231, or 8.03 per cent., but 111 the samei time there was a reduction of SI92.1U, nr It 7 per cent. In npi'r.illnR costs, leaving net earnings for tlie e.tt' S2, 811, 236, a decrease of SI2u.4S4, or 4.27 per cent. Iteilurtlons from net earnings consisted of S414,t49 as the iit)'s share of Inrntne, S23,416 bond Interest, S800.000 debenture Interest and S02.800 taxes, leaving net In enmo of Si78,870. as rninpared with S736, 83B for tho preie.lliiK jear. This was equivalent lo 24.6 per lent, nn the average aninunt nf capital stnrk nulst.inillni;, as enmpared vx It It 30.4 per cent, the pre. online year and 31 !i per cent for tin year rnileil June 30, Hil3, After payment nf dividends there was n balance for the year of 13:10,300, from which was charged S276.. 000 for reserve Heioiints, leaving SI2L000 to lie carried to surplus, which, June 30, 1915, was Sf'Hi.lf-5, QUICKWOOD CO oi'sumtntfivtaf RED-MANl MADRAS 2 ros XBcintw TBvwa dcst puoduct itY AN . r 11 -J ADVANCE IN WHEAT AFTER EARLY DROP Opens Tiider Pressure Here Due to Uovernnient Crop itcport. HKCKIPTS A BE I.KJIIT Tho wiic-it market opened under pres sure, due to the llovernmeiit icisirt show ing n record crop In pr-wqicot and only u small reduction In tho winter wheat prospectn on account of the rains. Weather conditions were very favorable In tho Northwest, and the spring wheat harvesting Is progiesslng rapidly, with yields very goisl Harvest has advanced so well that It Is tv w believed that the itaiiiige from rust will be comparatively light. Cmadlnn crop reports are uImi very optimistic. A very large crop tf spring wheut is expected In lioth sec tions. As result of tho crop nnd weather news values declined nbout 1 cent a bushel early, hut after the market was) depressed by the general selling of con tracts In anticipation of a large move, j ment c.f wheat sellers worn l iter com. Ieed to buy buck lhe wheat, owing to the extremely llmitMl oiteiings fimti , tho iMiintrj-. Tim c-h wiunt situation in the Southwest Is very strong and , premiums for wheat f. o. b. the gulf wore ngnlli advanced to the hlgViest quo tntlons ot the sen-on The market Is In a very nersous po sition, due to the fart that there Is prac tically no stock of wheat In the visible, while receipts are extri.mely small unci the position of rash wheat In the South wen Is such that practically all of tin offerings of futures are short sales In nntliipntlou of the movement. Sellers therefore are compelled to buy back their contracts from other sellers, ns there Is no wheat pressing on the mar ket. Rxpnrt business developed In fair volume ngalu, with sales for Monday ami Tuesday plaied at about l.'ioo.onn bushels. A gient deal of business Is being done tn the way of mlju-tnig old contracts Corn was under some selling piessnre enrly on lhe Oiveriiinciii icport and owing In lb- favoinble weather ioihIi tlons, but there was a b.-tli-r lone In the afternoon and a general re nver In Values The weather news is fnsoruhlc and the crop N develop ng satWfue torlly n.iin 11- 1C PU'Hlli it I 111 -.i.iin- Mi', ul the opening The early selling move. . -.i.i.. ineril was one m me seiy lasuiuui-- i.overnnietil report ami tne lit e weuiner In the noitherti part of the Western belt and In the Noi thwest. I'rovislons were somewhat easier dur It.g the niuinlng, due to leports of rather modi rale demand for rush prod uct and to the small exports. Th ship ments of bird for the week were only 2,i;t;2,000 pounds and the shq meats of -meats only li.r.On.ooo pounds Chicago prices: Open lligll- I.OM rsl. est rios l-rev inr. elniM. Wheit: Septenll-er.. Ilei-emher... Corn: Septi-nilier De.imlsr . O.ils. September Uen-niN-r . Pork: Si-nti niN-r MitolN-r ... II1K li-i'g IB!' 1 m; I's. P'. loii, to;- :i r. 73 C1S 71" Dl 71'. 111'. 3', II'. 13 '1 11 mi i:. 3i 33', ..!'. 13 k-, 13 9", r v7 1197 13 n 0 13 V, I..IUI' 'Mr. 1 I." v.i; li I'l vr. S 15 v r, i ,, iim. Kiln: sentemls-r. ? t.i ! 13 Uetols-r.. 'J 17 D.-.,'l : id 9 1., l orri wneai pi lies h.-h-. Ofien- HUh l.o in: et e-l srptomlicr Il,' lP'i. l";. - COTTONSEED OIL. Trnlii uns llelil. vilth .i steaille; Clns tl tone to the market. Offerings we e aKsorbed I readily, while the reiwrts of .1 somewhat , better demand for export bad some 11. j lluenie on neirby positions Changing iriuii September to later months w is I again unite milvi-. Mislerate offering i of new cjude oil at 31 cents in Te.xas was reported. 1' entile Pre-v Prices s; '-i .. vr. 11 . 'hi ; 7 ii : x .". '0 il 1. 1. lower Tuta, , "Hi 111,1 j 1 1 . v.; . ) s 1 .Hi-.. Spot A U q u 5 1 S.p'elllher IliM embl r Future- linked 7. '.00 li.irrels. Zip! All our Boys' wash suits take the big dip! 2,300 Russian, Sailor, Hol land, French and Vestee suits. Sizes, 2 1 ... to 10 years. 86 suits were $1.50 i fS'i 1 V 184 " " 1.75 162 " " 2.25 203 " " 2.50 278 " " 3.00 536 " " 3.50 334 " " 4.00 330 " " 4.50 187 " " 5.00 $1.15 now. Men! Lots of bargains in Sum mer suits now at $15, $20 and $25. Negligee shirt clean-up! $1.05 now formerly $1.50 to $2.50. $2.35 now formerly $3.50 to $5.00. ROGERS PEET COMPANY Broodv iy at 13th St. Broadway at Warren Brondwny at 34th St. Fifth Ave. "The Four Corner" at 41st St. I i mmm m-w R, H. Mici t W) B II 11 if Herald Squirt, Men's & Young Men's Custom Tailored Suits $15.50 Which, Earlier in the Season, Were $22.50, $24.75, $27.50 & $29.75 The ability of (hi store to undersell all other New York stores is no longer questioned. The ability of this Men's Clothing Store, with all the mighty influences of ready cash at its back, to bring to New York the finest clothing for men that money can buy can no longer be disputed. This season has demonstrated Macy influence, Macy price supremacy, Macy clothes quality. And, now, after our most successful clothing season, we again undersell ourselves by offering what remains of our better grade suits at one-third to one-half off the early season prices. Not all sizes in all styles, but we can fit any man in a suit of custom tailored clothes, smart in style and fabrics and in every way worthy at a price which usually brings only mediocre clothes. Now if the time to add another good suit to your wardrobe and, at the same time, "prove up" the distinct advantage of a cash basis for doin;-; business. also trousers, $3.85 Yes! Men's all wool worsted trousers (usually priced higher) at $3.85. It's a clearance of extra good effects in dark and medium shade stripes. Get a pair to double the life of your favorite coat and vest. Mjij'i -.Men--. I loililni: More, Tilth I ln.ii i( V. r ; i-j ii. AMl'M-IMKVIS. liiurro PUDncu ira .v- .vim Kv ICS h. niniLii unnuin Mali Tu lies Tllll-s X Hat. HI. .'. .M l INKI! o-Mii:itm r-:. Ili-t of .Ml Winter Harden shows. Knthrallliiir Moils i-f lllrls Dlvlni lv Kslr lienlims ,vn-., Sl.isi, SI..VI, s-.'.oa. 1TH 5T near II' wrv hvirs s :io it-ilav 'J :io Managvmenl S'ol lU'spnnsible For DAMAGE Ir.'o'.rVeiV."'" Caimvil II il Violent And Prolonged Laughter At EDWARD ABELESm THE LAST LAUGH ""ACl tVk li'wm v 'i'"h St Kvrs .11 s V011x si -, Malllli e Tiwla) .it -J wlih I i ll. l.i:N. Sot since 'The Merry "ldow has there In. -ii Mich an einphaili- Mux-ess ns The lllue I'ni-aillM-' "- Kve Hints. RflflTM "lb W. orilusv Kvi-s s :ki, 51 ..VI Mailni e To-d.x) -J .10 LOUIS MANN in 1 111: m iiiii. 1: ( O.MKDV IIP W Al.l. STItlli:'!' 1.11 T.. Tin. Tlu-iires elo not deal wild Tyson e'o. KMrKI.ltlllH Ur.lt. ll'nay A aslli St Lvs s in. lirst Matinee To-day 'J III JULIA SANDERSON ij;;,,,-! DONALD BRIAN HvH Gm JOSEPH CAWTHORN FROM UTAH NEW AMSTERDAM West tad l v.- s 111 Mfllln. i- TM.I1IV A ...iir.l.l.. 111 l lielireale-l Mllsli alSllow F.terl'riMllll I'll III the Coolesl llie.itrr In the World. .M'T Kit i'l IK li'.IH'OltMANI'K SKI! u:i;ii:i.i midmiuii i iiiii.ic. ABIsTIV MM' V I I"' Itl'-IM'I'NS U Alt IT THIS EVE 8:30 WHAT SHOW SHALL WE SEE TO-NIGHT ? SEARCH ME! ni-'.vv mstkhv i' vni'i-: 11Y At l.l's'1'IN M M'llt till. wiiii mm: OFFICER 666 AS' ADMIRABLE CAST OF INESTIMABLE CLASS. rjri ACPA Wi-st tl st Kvks. s:in. DLI-nSVyV Maui To-iu . Sat '.':'.'(l DAVID lli:i,As(-) Prci-uis THE BOOMERANG Ily Wlnchell Mnllli Victor Mapi-i. (il'.O, rnillK'C Tlieilre ll'avA. rid St M. bUimrl 0 Popular M il T'.-d.o IT PAYS TO1 woVL:i ADVERTISE "i-ak'V?1 JVi'i: LIBERTY -iV.'S' tw iri-; iiii iiiri siiv Kv A sal Ml '." ill ;.-,.i.y' lllhi'l' l Is .v Vd.l D. W. GRIFFITH'S IIII.WI'U sl'l.i-' ,vi ,; Sinpluiiy i)ri'lie-tr,i ot -ill UlinCnN "'sttivt I ves al s II.-, nuusun nri M.uin,-es.it ,h-jiw OPENS TO-MORROW, M'.VIS Mill ON svi.i:. ' ' ItlH l-lllll'lllt m nn hi K' sr.vv l'l,A UNDER FIRE it nn m ii. i, i m runt i i n vt si:4 rs now ron n i x it i MONTGOMERY and STONE HI IIPI'NS lit. Olir, ,1'li. tu, 'OLUMBIA t tiii: liKI'.AT ll'wav BURLESQUE $tyy A ITih BEHMAN SHOW ::', S.S. "MANDALAY" DANS.1?!.0 Hvcry Uvu-Uallii'J 7.au, W.iuisi bl b.JUl'.M Co.'s MlrislioM Itt Their Lob Pricet. Pi ! B'ur,3Hhli35lhSI. ft k s It ft p 1 I1 a 1 ,MlSKMi:.NT. LV R I O Tlie-itiv PJil st t I w Wi-a or1 llr In i I Kvenlnss s ir. Matinees To-d iy s,, i H $1.50 Matinee To-day 2:15. g A Sensational Success "Genuine Melodic Hit." it "Latest Hit on Broadvv.-.y." eif "An Ever Welcome Cunt 7. I, "Deserves a plate in your little I KCej HOOK. ;)(;fi' r.r II 111 "A Success." 11 s. 44TH ST. M.rtMilli" i'lll'JI I if t U, I . - 41 VI Xtitllru-. 'I- I.elllllll"- Sim...-.-- Ilriini, v HANDS-UP "I'll M VI till 1 ami I l.llllt V . vv vi 1 1 1 II M. I'll lli:i:. llfl'M'. IIIIXI.I 11 I lll'KION liltUA. 1 vi I'm ll.lllil. -1'p Mill-II. iliiK-llnnti t V COMEDY ,'irVi,!';,, Mon. .Ann 16th . J TAYLOR I";; MR. MYO'S HOLMES 1 MYSTERY LONGACRE W -tsth Si I vi- a' I'opulir Mai To 1 1 l.,iui;!llll A FULL HOUSE nu or New York PlLiCEro WEBER FIELDS ' " M lliiildllll Ml i Dally Mai -J.itiiTAi.laiks.il. Nellii V S , DKi.ii'iut s i i:.ni mm riti i- i vc L EDEH World in Wax Ihirope.in War IIitoo ir.i A tl rai l Ions ul'IA' i: i:i!Y H l-'.'.vi TAiBAPK IHh.V " "r in A IJ tlli.l.'.i. "I"ri. in ll.ti nf l In, i .,i,t,li... .'..-,. Vie, itllellluMiuvvs" I "Ii . I II IV A Free Shows, Free Circus LUlin Vocal and Band Coicer's Free Dancing Contest Thursday .Night NFAV Mat.To-dav l-rlll s. hetf VI He. DI 1 U n 1 Vtrt K.,, iiiinaiiue V s,, llriiihton Ileal Ii art, Marx. n .nil . STRAND Ill'wayA IT St 111 M III i.MM.n to 1 1 an ?e. rei iirin.irn III In .Ms SI ran. II i i - IVV k r.il.ili'VV.ird Thi' M irr ,iw iiurri.s and i p.-st i it wis HOTEL NETHERLAND 5th Av. and 59th St. Under New Management. Reduced Rates: Room and Bath, $2.00 and I p. Parlor, Bedroom and Bath, $5.00 & I p. 14lli Street, near Fourth Avetius Prince George fiotcl null ve and JmIi s Spivlal i.ui lo iiriniiiiii1 HOTEL ALBERT ' Itales -l up. Iviellent n-siaui.i'ii ' i ale. liliiill-r.lli' littles. Mieilll . i" 11 in'ruiaiivnt tui-sts, Miiilvtu, lln-i'i""