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THE WASfflNGTON HERALD. THURSDAY. ilARCJH 20. 1913, 10 Der bamL IJBvJlM: raunsn. FINANCIAL FINANCIAL MARKETS---FINANGE--COMMERCE 10-Doand. bag. Man: beans. Florida, nar basket. Z.BOaj.00; peppers, per crate. LOOaUO; esxplants, Florida), per male. LRalOO: .eacraaban. botbonae. per dotea, I.OOaLS; tcasatoas, per crate, LSfciwJ; mushreoma, per pound. SaO; cabbage, u, per A Business Man Likes camie, inuw; no, eta, per an pounoa, ntj.av: ramus,, per Doncn. ihaz: raaianea. WILL NOT SELL BIGTRUST CO. Continental Trust Directors Refuse Offer of $130 a Share for Stock. FAKE RUMOR ON STREET Bean Aided by False Report Good Activity oa Ike Local Market Br I. A. FLEMING. The Continental Trust Company recent ly received an offer of $150 a share for 51 per cent of Its capital ttock. or as much more as might be turned in. At a meeting of the directors of the -ompany held yesterday, a majority of the stock being represented, the proposi tion was turned down. President Scott had this to ray: "The Continental Trust Company Is not for sale. We are ready to buy any other bank or institution that will sell at a moderate- price, but we are satisfied uith our property and propose to own and control It. "We have been in operation a little more than a year. a"nd while we are con ducting the institution with conservatism we are making excellent headway and conducting as clean an institution as there is anywhere. No. sir. we will not sell out." It is understood that the proposition made" for the control of the bank Includ ed an intent to change location In the near future, to increase the capital stock to fc.000,030. and to change the name of the corporation. It is also understood that the bid came from an Interest that has contem plated opening a trust company in Washington for some time past. ' At the directors meeting Capt. Scott, a son of President Nathan B. Scott, was selected as assistant to the president." Iueil at l 111. The Continental Trust Company issued Its capital stock at 110 a share, making thr capital Jl.WP.tt) and the surplus 1W.-OjC. It is not known whether negotiations have len opened with other banking corrorations. but the chances arc that there will be a new bank or trust com pany started within a short time, or that one of the present institutions will be acquired. PnlNi Itc-tort. A false report started a real bear raid in Wall street cstcrday It was stated In a news dispatch that the government would at once begin suit against the American "melting and Refining Com pany, and the renewed bear ac tivity under the club of the Sher man law shivered up and down the spine ufc the street, already quaking with eontinued heavy exports of gold. ti-ht money, and dread of the Sherman club's killing sweep, although up to date St has killed nothing but prices. The report broke Smelting to 637-S, with a recovery before the close to C7-S. group of banks- of Chicago leaves their capital and surplus as follows: CiiiUL Surplus. Continental and Commercial Na tional '. C900.M) J8.M0.CO3 Continental and Commercial Troat laOOflOt lOO.OCO Hibernian Banking; Araoeiation.. 2,009,000 1.030,000 Total.. cejoo.oco jii.oro.ou The two latter will resume dividends soon, presumably at the rate of 12 per cent, calling for $600,000 annually, equiv alent to 2.73 per cent on the national bank's stock. , Junior Bankers Banquet. Washington will be quite the mecca for bankers of Eastern States Saturday night, Starch 29. because of the annual banquet of the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Banking. The banquet committee, headed by John O. Howard, Is arranging to have at the Raleigh on that night one of the notable affairs of the year. Chapter banquets are becoming more and more the ground of sociability on which the money men can set together, and the "Juniors" of the banking profes sion are finding themselves hosts to de lightfully Increasing numbers. The guests this year will represent New lork. Philadelphia, Baltimore, Richmond, Lynchburg. Roanoke, Petersburg, and other cities. aaarawt haa experienced further' earn notwithstanding tie' hearj raid enrarrarnta for Parts. Taia de velopment la especUllj noticeable In the lonrer auttrritles. Influx of Interior funda and the it ! of noner tnt in metre to meet the flrai inatalhnent on the Southern PadSc aloe ha?, tended to swell th. anrptr. On the aida of demand, th. diapoiiUon of stock operator, to doae. out et-mmittmenu on the ei. of the exchanre holidaj la nitunJlj a factor makin- for" lower rates. The rotum of busineaa la -mall. Bates are Mi per cent for aUtj and ninety daji; iHtHt for tour and flee month!, and Watt for six month. Commercial paper for the moment holda firm at 6 per cent for the beat names. Thla la principal! due to m rood aupplr of paper maktnff aa a reault of the mercantile actititj. Howerer, should the ease of money making continue the banks-ran be expected to enter the paper market and thus impart softneaa to tta tone. London diacounta. 4T per cent, up. 1 Mi; Faria dla counta, yi, enchanted. -WEDEHSDAY'S DECLINES. Copper Saaeltiasr Leu 4 IV4 tt Jl'i 10C. SS . in rs . 1116 11SS . 1SH 131 KS Mi rh Damncr. Hut the damage done by the cirulatUin of a wilful and vicious Matemcnt with out a scintilla of truth in it. as emphati cally stated bj the Attorney General, who declares that he has "not consid ered the matter." could scarcely be esti mated. It was receUed with wild glee b the happy bears, who depend on mis fortune for their success, and did its share to wipe out millions of dollars" durirg the next few hours, before it was denied. It was one of the potential influences of th- seion. coupled with further exports of gold and tight money the world over. Here and there throughout the list tre bears smashed their way. making the most of the fake cf the day, finding Un derwood soft for the big drop, with 4"'4 net loss when the session was over, and they also took a crack at Westinghouse for os4. Third Avenue, Erie seconds. Lead, and Guggenheim. And then w-hen the denial of the fake was contirmed. when the bears began to think of their overextended shorts, and the complete cessation of stock business in London and New York over from to night "t the close of business until Mon day morning, they turned to cover and forced fair advances from low. Tnion Pacific actually gained V of a point net, rallying 2 points from the low of the session; Reading came back nearly 2 from low to a steady close: Southern Pacific was , higher, and Mexican Petro leum, under the hammer of the bears, rose y. Na l.oiulnn FlKOrca. Kaster holidays begin with the tap of the 3 o'clock bell this afternoon. New York. London, and Washington closing down until Monday. There can be no covering over the holiday in I-ondon, and the enormous short line outstanding to day suggests the possibility that the shorts will settle many commitments, take rrofits, Ac-, with perhaps consider able recovery before the end of today's session. The bears are sure of their position. They hope for further prosecutions under the Sherman act; they suggest commer cial trouble, when the business of the country is good but going slow; they will take all kinds of chances, but the low figures of last night look as if the market might be ncaring an Investment level- not at all, but near the point. Dnilnraa ifealvtil. There, was a decided revival of busl ness on the local exchange yesterday afternoon. Sales aggregated $32,000 bonds, face value, and 254 shares of stock sold. This revival was unex pected, following Tuesday's absolute neglect. It clearly inolcated the con fidence of bankers and Investors In local securities, and especially In bonds, for every bond was taken for locking away. The feature of the market was the new high on this movement for Rail way common, and yet the record was not the highest that might have been obtained, as there were orders on the floor for stock at 90 '4 for common stock: not straight bids, but unexe cuted orders. Two twenty-five shares were "recorded- at 90. Very' little common stock could have been bought except at much higher figures. The preferred sold at 88 4. Pressure on Gas. There was evidently some pressure on. Vt ' The selling was met with orders at S3 5-8, 831-2 and S5 3-S, and they were quickly filled, with more stock offered at S33-8 at the close. Union Trust 136. Citliens' Savings Bank 20 1-2. Mergenthaler 213 1-2. Kastern Light and rower cold at ill. Bond sales were largo and of many Issues. Traction 3s 110 1-t. Gas Sa 103. Metropolitan Ss 104 1-U104 1-2, Potomac first osvlOC Potomac Consolidated 5s 101. and Washington Railway 4s at Ml-!. Capital 2r.',300,ooo. Readjustment of the bookkeeping ac counts of the Continental and Commercial NEW YORK STOCK MARKET: New Tork. March . Site. HUrh, Low. Clow. X0 Ailis-Chalraers 51 pd 3'i 3U J'a 1(0 AlliCoalmers Id pd.. pfd. S ( 3S.I0O Amaliamated Cotrer. CiS " M'a 320 Atu. Acnculture Chemical. S3 S3 S3 1.E0 Am. Beet Sutar. X, 3 26 lS.n Ara. Can 31S 34 X'i ZM Am. Can pfd U'a HIS SW Am. Car Kdr '. IS la vn Am. Cotton Oil 700 Am. Ice Securities.... 1C0 Am. Locomotlte....... 3D Am. Jlalt ICO Am. Jlalt rfd H,C0 Am. Smeltirj SCO Am. Smelting pfd KJ Am. Smelting pfd.. B ICO Am. Steel lindrj 1.C0O Am. Sugar 2.f00 Am. TeL i Tel 10) Am. Tobacco 2.'.Db Anaconda M 3.K0 Atchhrn - 100 Aldiijo. rM K0 lUMwin Lnmnotitr l.UCi Italtimae & Ohio com 10 Hiltlm.T & Ohio pfd COJ lthlrhem Slert 63 llctliMirm Metl pfd l.OCO Rrunkhn Itaid Trannt... 2.1'S California I'etiDleum 1C0 California Petruleum pfd.. S.1C0 Canadian Pacific. 0 Canadian Paafjc lt pd... 200 Central of New Jen? HO J. I Case pfd 1.10J Central Leather.. .. .ol Central Leather pfd 1.000 Cliesaprale . Ohio 300 Chicago ftnrat et. pfd.. 3.3TO C. M. & St. P. rco c. a. c. t st. l. 5Ui Chino Con. Copper 2.000 Colorado Fuel & Iron 32S HJ i onwimalro: (iai 100 (en Products. .TO Corn I'mliKts rfd 101 Ilcere pfd Mo IlKtiilcra' Secuntie. iWO tir 3C0 Kne 2d pfd 330 Federal 11. L S. pfd.... 100 Central Chemical. ...... TOO lien. Electric i 100 lira. Motors pfd......... 2.S0 fimdrich. B. F 9.3X) ColdBeld cons 3.100. Ilreat North, pfd 1.200 Creat Nottli Ore sub... 1.CX lliiggrnheim Flipl 3W Illinois Ccntrr.1 100 lot. Hartrstcr Corp..... 600 Int Copper 1.830 Inter. Metro 5.530 Inter. Sletro. pfd.. 100 Int flarrcktrr old ., . 23'i sax rs'i Loronotlie Muarmr .... Anaconda Coloraalo Fuel.. 1 14 asrie ....... ...a Urn. Elect lie... 1 Intrrboro IVi laterboro pfd..lVi I. jr......... Hj anisn vanrr..i X. W U, North America. 4 -eoie 1, assi... -y. Pr. Steel Car.. ' noid j'aner....4 Sanrller pfd.... 2 Can 1 Heet Mua;ar ... .2Vi liusccenhelen . .lji; lee "... Ana. T. ' Unslrrrfood Brie 2d.... Tklrd Ave. Sao Line 3 Kalr V. niaralt -. 9s Tenn. Coal 1 tealty H neck Ul. pfd... Vt So. farlflc pfd.. i Ulak Copper....! Wratrrn Md....l Wralrra Union. VI Wenttnsxhoune ..Sfa uem. uteri 1 Beth. Steel pfd. I Chlno Copper.. . ? Am. Tobarro... 7k Win. Central....! IK H 4Vfc ....3H WEDHESDAY'S GAINS. Itr. Sprlnarsj. Dlallllrra ... So. Parlllc... NEW YOEK CUEB MAEKET. New Tora, March 19.Todaj'a closing prices of the moH actire curb aecuntlea were aa follows: Bid. Ailed. Anglo-American Oil IS ll'i llraden fS i's British-Amerii-an Tobacco. ;.. 2?a Z?. Chicagn Subwa) .. (H 7 Rirotn Consolidated -. 3 3'i treene.'ananea .. 7 I HoUingrr l'j I7H Inttrcontlnfntal ltnbhcr 8 9 WU au . IMS ICC. 10B', KS' 1; 130-4 x7. . 13b' I3W Kerr Uke La ltoe t'latsulidatcd ., L. V. Coal Sales Oo... Maon alley. ... Manhattan Transit Marroni. new Marrxtni, (Canadian , M4ssing Mines. Standard Oil. ex-sub Tobacco Products pfd Token :oI4 I'mtrd I'igar Slurs I'nitcd Cigsr Stores pfd BO.NDA Adams F.xrrcw la , Bradin 6a..... Itraden 7s ..., It. It. T. Sa, notes Chicago derated Ss Montreal Tramwajr 5a. ., IVinc Cat & FJrrtric Ss Western Pacitle &s 3 tlC 3'i ... 21J.lt ... oS . 112 1 pean Turkey, according to an. Inspired dis patch from Berlin -to the Cologne Gaxette. Burras They are trylnr. to break the market, but when they ct through scll Ing I look for a rally. The Scars-noebuck decline was due to the proposed legislation In Illinois making;, the minimum wage of workers 112 a week. Evans The over-the-counter bond market continues to grow steadily worse. The pressure to sell Increases and the demand for bonds diminishes. This Is one of the worst features In the situation, and one of the strongest signs pointing to lower prices In the stock market. Moler All the foreign markets were very dull yesterday, and showed no decided tendency either way. It is not believed the assassination of the King of Greece will complicate the Balkan situation, and In view of thla fact. with all the exchanges In Europe re maining closed from tomorrow after noon until next Tuesday, the disposi tion Is to await further events, par ticularly as regards the monev situa tion In Berlin. In our market the In dications point to a repetition In most respects of the-ssame kind of tradinc and fluctuations of the last two days In a narrow. Irregular, and dragging traders market. Dow. Jones & Co. Union Pacific and Now Haven show a much belter class of buvlng. neadlng Is well bought. Morn liquidation may bo found In l'lttaburg Coal and Woolworth. Good buying will be found on further de clines IrrTennsylvanla." New Tork Cen tral, and Copper. squash, per crate, tOoatS; tnmlpa, per buz, Sa 40; celery, per crate. IMaXOO; Florida, beeta, par naatel. j.WJaz.iw: peaa, per Basket, z.nsal: kale, per barrel, 0aC9; Florida cucumbers, per basket, lOOaJOO. DRESSED GOODS-Dreaaed pork, choice, light and medium weight, per round. 1U1U4; do, hear- ler, per. pouna. ineurft; do, rougn and eommon, per pound. 7aS; dreaaed torkeTa, choice, per pound. 2SaX; da. medium, per pound, 30aa; do, rough, per pound. 16aJ7. IJVE STOCK-Veil. calrea, choice, per sound. UallH: medium, per pound, NaUU; eommon, per room, jss: spring .lambs, beat, per pound. 12a IS; fall lamba, per pound, TaJ; oQ fat aheep, per pound, Ittal . MISCELLANEOUS BONDS. Ne. 12 :i's . 1CK 1951. ioi; .. 10. 10V. IVi ... !? Ii?i IS3 100 Int. rarer. 1M Int. Pnmn. 100 Iowa Central 1.010 Kmge Co 200 Lackamanna Steel. I.TO Uhigh Vallcjr 100 Iwae-Wil. 21 pfd 100 I.mi...illf A Nsshiille. 13 Msnhsttan Eleiated 503 Maj Dcpt. Store 6.3 Mriican Petrol 100 Mexk-ao Petrol, pfd 400 Miami Copper 200 M.. S. P. & S. S. M 300 M.. K. & Tei 1.300 Mi-vrri Pacific 500 National Biscuit 100 Nat. En. & Stamp l.CCO National Lead 100 National Lead pfd ICO Nat. It. R. of Mei. 2d pfd. LOW Nerada Con. Copper WJ IS 6M New Tork Airbrake 704 59 1J00 New York Central loi; 103' 210 N. T.. C. i SL L 57 X 700 n. v.. n. n. & n n us. m 300 N. Y.. Out. & V 294 29' 1.900 Norfolk Jt Wctern.-. lots 101 700 North American 113 111 2.T0O Northern Tactile 115 111 6.H) Penna. It. It 1IJS lli 900 People". Ci. & C 109. 1C9 100 P.. C C A- St. L 9 9C 2Z00 TiUsburg Ccal pfd SHi IV 3C0 Pre-sed Tteel Car 25 300 Pullman Palace Car 1574 2i 1M4 1014 1014 HIS 1114 1154 2)i 1574 1374 200 Railway Steel Springs. 000 Kar Con. Coiper U 174 IS .. 71J03 Beading IZ 15Pa 1554 200 Beading 1st nfd 504 50 W. 300 Iteiwblic I. i. S 21. 2K tt'i 1.C0J Bock Island II ' 20S. a 900 Rock Island pfd X 35i 35-i 2.103 Bumelr OS's 54 55 109 Seaboard Air Line 184 184 1(4 MO St. L. S. F. 2d pfd 214 ll'i 214 1.SO0 Sears RoeNick 1SS 181 1SI4 4.900 Southern Pacific... 59H 94 " W0 Southern Rallwar 25 25 25 300 Southern Rr. pfd SOS m'i f-i 100 Studebakrr 29 29 29 1.900 Tennessee Copper 344 33 334 100 Texas . Pacific - 184 1W 18'i 1.200 Third Arenue R. R 334 31" 31 100 Toledo & St. L. pfd 21 21 21 1.913 Underwood Typewriter 92 P9 89'i 210 Union Bag aV Paper pfd.... 304 JO 30'i S.000 Union Paci5c 1174 1454 1CS 200 Union Pandc i 8SH EJ4 834 400 United Cigars a"d M 9 V 300 United Rr. Inr 25 25 25 300 Tnitcd Rr. Inr. "d 14 47 47 300 r. s. c i. v. Si r. 1:4 134 134 100 17. 8. Real . Im 884 34 fi 3J09 U. S. Rubber 804 5!4 59 150 U. S. Rnbber lst.pfd 104'i let lot 5S.0M U. S. Steel 34 584 594 1.200 U. S. Steel pfd 1074 107 IPS 6.G0 Utah Copper 514 484 594 300 Virginia Car. Chem. 314 314 31S 100 Western Maryland 404 4 404 1.430 Western Unicn Tel 7 4 664 6.300 Weatimhouse (54 604 S2 ICO West Mfg. 1ft 100 Werm-Brut. pfd 1.450 Woolworth 87 854 86 100 Wheeling I.. E. 1st pfd.. 20 200 Wheeling & L. E. 2d pfd.. 94 . 84 84 2CO Wisconsin Central 474 47 47 Total sale-. 431.216 ahares. against 201.040 resterdaj, 232.030 a week ago, and 835.215 a rear ago. York, March 19. Closing quotations j( mis cellaneous Snda: Argentine (loTemment 5a. 93 Virginia def. . Brown Brtss. 4. Co. rtfa 2 New York Central 4s. 1959 954 American Smelting 6s 105 American T. & T. est. 44. rerta. full paid.... 10T-. AtrhLson. Toprka JL Santa Fe gen. 4s .... 9I' Atehivwi. Topeka i. Santa Fe crt. Is. -960 90S Atlantic Coast Line 4s 31 Baltimore A Ohio p. L 3'is , SO Baltimore A Ohio gold Is 95 Baltimore A. Ohio est. 14s. recta, full paid 914 BrisiMrn Rapid Transit 4s- 64 Central I'acldc 1st 4s Cheeaiieake A Ohio con. 5n , Chesairake aw Ohio grn. 14s Chicago. Burlington ft tjnincj joint ts..... 1iic. Mil. A St. Tanl 44 Chicago. Rock Islsod A Pacific grn 4s.... Chicago. Rock Hand A Pacific col. Is..., Denser A Rio I J ramie rfg. 5s Erie ctt. Is aeries B , General .Motor linking fund 6a Indiana Steel 5s Interboro-Mctropolitan IHa .,......., Kansas Citv Southern Zs Liggett A MTers 7s II.. L. S. A W. (a. Michigan dil New York Central L. S. 34a New York. New Harem A Hartford err. 6s 1194 New York Railways adj. 5s 574 .-orrouc k western crt. I',a. when issued MEN lanne Telephone A Telegraph 5s Pennstrania con. 4s. 1948 , rrnnsTlrania 34s. 1915. Louis A San Francisco gen. 5s Seaboard Air Lino adj. 5s. Southern Bell Telephone A Telegraph 5. Southern Pacific cot. 4s Southern Pacific est. 4- Southern Pacific rfg. 4s , Southern Railnar 5s ..... Southern Railway Is Teiaa Co. est. 6a Union Pacific crt. 4s , United Statea Steel sinking fund 5s Virginian Railway 5s Virginia A Southwotera coo. 5 Wabash rfg. Is Wabash P. T. 1st 4. Central Traction ctfk... Western Electric 5a Western Maryland 4a , Total salea, 51455.099. 93S 94 . 974 . 1204 .1134 ... 101 New Haven Is reported being bought by Standard Oil Interests. Its purchase Is recommended by floor traders, who consider liquidation is about ended In that stock. The United States Steel Corporation Is unable to accept orders for quick delivery, even when accompanied by a high premium Inducement. The rail roads arc placing large orders as well as the equipment companies. he opinion Is held by a welt-ln- ormrd source that professional leaders win endeavor to even up their commit ments before the becinnlng of the Easter holidays, and In doing so the buying map be found to be the better feature. If further slumps take place In the na ture of bear attacks, the purchase of Rradlng Is suggested by Inside brokers. Western houses are calling attention to the fact that roads like the Great Northern, Northern Pacific and SL Paul will show increased earnings In coming reports, owing to the absence of se vere conditions during the last winter. P. C. Chapin ec Co. The sharp rally in the general stock market yesterday afternoon was principally due to cover ing of shorts following the heavily over sold conditions which developed In fol lowing the early break on the unfounded statement that a government suit had been filed against the American Smelt ing Company. In that slump the selling was of such a heavy character and there was so little support that a score of inactive Industrial "stocks made new low records for the past year, following the four point break In Smelting. After the announcement had been made on behalf of the Smelting Com pany that It had no knowledge of such suit, and the Attorney Generals department denied that any action had been taken, the recovery In the general market was as rapid as had been the decline. a result of the day's trading the market's technical speculative position Is much Improved and is now in a better position to respond to any favorable de velopments In the local or European money situation after the Easter holidays. WASHINGTON STOCK EXCHANGE. Hales-Itemilar call. 12 o'clock noon: Washington Gaa 5a. fl.OCD at ICO, E.000 at KO, C.OOO at 101. Capital Traction Ss. 11,000 at 1104. Metropolitan Railroad 5a. SL0CO at VMM. Potomac Electric Sa, Sl.CCO at 105. Capital Traction. 10 at 122. J at 122. 1 at 122, Washington Railway A Electric pfd.. 1 at 814. S at 884. Eastern Light & Fuel, 25 at 111. Waahlngtou,Uaa. 11 at 8SS. 25 at 134. 25 at IVi. 25 at 854. 1 at 854. Mergenthaler, 3 at 2134. 10 at 33. 10 at 213. Union Trust. 10 at 136. 10 at, 134. CUlzcna' Satinga Bank, 10 at 204. After call: Metropolitan Railroad 5s, 1 1.000 at 1014. 58,000 at 1M4. Waihlngtno Railway A Electric Is, J3.000 at 834.. 85.000 at 834. 13.000 at 834. Potomac cona. Sa. J2.000 at KL Washington Cas Sa. ll.OCO at 109. Washington Railway A 7lectrie ld.. 25 at 884. 25 at 884. Washington Railway A Electric rem.. 3 at 99. .3 BALTIMORE STOCK MARKET. CITY SECURITIES. . 10IS NEW YORK COFFEE. arm-BUbf-d tr N. U Gupmter ft Oa PM J Mirch 1L0S April 11.15 May 1LM Auinut""!!"!."""!-! ".." 1L50 Scptraber IU9 Notembcr 11.33 December 11.5. Ja.tra.tt7 .- 1LS3 February 11-53 OUTSIDE SECUETTY NOTES. New Tork. March 15. Th tradinc on that, oat- ride secaritieft market today was again fairly ac tive, but with price abovlnr a tendency to be come ranier. United &rr Stores wa the featur aa rrcardi both activity and weaknets. This Issue- sold down to a new low lereL Btand- ad Oil of New Jersey was quiet and steady.- lletal shares were- again quiet and fractionally lower. iMppiMing mming. However, was an exception and was' strong. NEW YORK COTTON. rnrnlahed br W. B. nibbs A Co. Open. Hhrh. Low. Cloaw. Mar . 11.83 11 -K ll.M 11 u loir 1I.SJ 11.90 11.83 1LS5 October. H.T 11.12 1I.3T ll.M uccemner.-. ll3S 11.11 1UJ 11.11 WALL STREET GOSSIP Subtrea.oury gained JUl.Ono from the banks yesterday and since Friday has gained J7,5TiO0O. " The Reading Company has declared the usual quarterly dividend of 2 noi- ,..nr payable Slay S. on its eommon; to holders of record April 21. Chlldo General market has inkm. o lot of sellinn pretty well. A Rood man- traders are away and those here are not Inclined to take much of a position on account of holidays this week. In the absence of any unfavorable news the market may strengthen a little, but there isn i mucn to it. Iazard-Frcrcs yesterday mornlne- An nounced that they will ship $2,000,000 In Bold to Paris by today"s steamer. Goldman. Sachs & Co. announced that they will ship JI.000,000 gold to Paris by roaay s steamer. Relative to the announcement that the Department of Justice would begin suit against the American Smelting and Re fining Company shortly, the Attorney General said yesterday afternoon that ne nau given no consideration to the case and that the matter had not as yet come " Potts There are so manv unrprtnlntlo.w ahead of us that I look for a liquidating mantei. ior some time to come, with prices Knsauany seeKinir a lower level. Thi win aulminate In a big smash and the stocks can be bought' with safety and not until them The market will. In all probability, remain Inactive until after th i.-.ir holidays, unless something unforeseen should occur. The chances of a good rally are very slim, but If n rally does come ad vantage snouia De taken of It to put out Mil. Rrf. 14s NEW YORK MONEY. New Tork, March . Monej on call on th alot exchange todar. opened at 14 per cent; highest. J; lowest. 2!i: closlns. 2"4: most of 'hi daj'a loans were nude, at lla.' Taj time monej stocks. Sims says: Rumors aro current rr h. probabilities of commercial failures This factor may be used to further depress the industrial list. We look for a sagging market, with some evening up. over the IIU1IUM1S. The European powers contemplate de-manding-from the Balkan allies a speedy tcrminatioa of the hostilities in Euro- I1AI.TI5IORK CITT (STOCKS (Res) Internal Impt. Vis. 1923 1 Eiehanse 3'4s 1JM 51 CAS AND ELECTRIC. A. n. L. Co. 1st 5s MIT C. G E. L. L V. C. M. I'is. 1935 Wj Con. C. O. E. L. & I. enra. 100 lcS'4 U. E. L. ft r I. V. M. Uss. 1911 BANKS AXD TItCST COMPANIES. Fidelity ft Pepo.it. SO Fidelity Tnut 100 213 M. ft M. liana: Jlercantile Tnist ft netil. X 138 Nat Bit of nalto. 100 KAIUtOAD STOCKS. AtL C U of Conn. 100 2!2,i Ga. ft Fla. com 2 Norfolk Central. M 121. (Street lUllways.l United Itjs. ft Kec. 50 22'i ItAILKOAD BONDS. A. C U Deb I. Atl. C. L. Con. i B32. SOS A. C. I of Conn. 5-20s .'. 89 Con. Coal Noles Ss 99U Coal ft Coke lljs. Coal ft Iron R. C. 1st S. 1X0 S Col. ft Urrrn kt 6s. OJ6 la?; Ga. ft Nor. 1st 5. 1X9 103 So.it h. ft F. 1st Ss, 1913 101 :eorzia I'aciOc 1st 6s. 1722.... M New tlrl. Gr. Nor. 5s New OrL Mobile. Chic. 5a 82 Potomac Vl. 1st S. 1911 heaboarrl ts (stamped) S2S Poahoard Adj. 5a 711, Scab, ft Roanoke 5s. 19JE 1024 West N. Or Con. Co, 1911 100H Wil. ft. Wei. Gold Sa. 1335 IK (Street Itail.au.) Balto. Trac 1st, 5s. 103 B. a P. ft O. 1st l's. 1933. Chirajo R)i. 5a &H Char. C H. ft li Is. 19D 1st 5s. ITS. (Wash.) 1st Ss. 1918 103 Fairmont ft- Clarlsb. Tr. S S .Lake Rot. El. 1st 5a Ctd. 19U Memphis SI. !!). S S5!i Utd. Rra. ft Elee. fund 5a. 1906 aji Vtd. lljs. ft Elec 1st la. 1949 83 Utd. Ilia.- ft Elec. Inc. Is. 1919 62S Utd. Itra. 5s notes S9Ta Va. My. & Pow. Ss 92 MISCELLANEOUS. Amndel S. ft G. 6a Cotton Duck 5s .-. Tl ConsolidaUoil Coal. IN 97 Fairmont Coal 5s G-li-H Brrwlnit 1st la. 1951 II Houston Oil Com. (T. Ctta) IT Jam. C, G 5s ID Mer. ft Mln. Tran. V. T.). 100 63 Tenn. W. P. Com 6214 GOVEIINJIEXT BONDS. U. S. Rec 2a ifa)Ti U. S. tupon 21 1C0H U. 8. Bes. 3a 102, D. S. Coupon 2a K2H U. S. Rer ts 11 U. S. Coupon Is ... IBS GAS BONDS. Geoecetown Gaa cert. lnd. Ss 102 Georzrtown Gas 5s j; Washington Gaa 5a 108'J RAILROAD BONDS. Capital Traction 5a. 119 Anarostia ft Potomac 5s 98 Cur ft Suburban 5a 103 Columbia R. It. 5a loo Columbia R. R. a lot Metropolitan R. It. 6a 101 Washington Ttailway ft Electric Is B3, Washlnston. Alei. ft Jit. Vernon Ss. MISCELL.INEOUS BONDS. " Potomac Electric cona. 5a 101 Potomac Electric IJrht 5 101; C ft P. Teleiihone 5a (.... 104 American TeL ft Tele'j. la... 102 I. C. Paper Mfar- 5a N. ft V. Steamboat 5s 101 Rlcjs Realty Sa (loni) 102 Hira-s Itealty 5s (short) 101 PUBLIC UTILITY BONDS. Capital Traction 120"; Washlnston Railway ft Electric eon.... (9 Washington Railway ft Electric pfd 88', Norfolk ft Washington Steamboat 200 Washington Gaa. 83 Georgelown Gaa 83 Eastern Light A Furl IK) American Tel ft Teleg 130 TYPE MACHINE STOCKS Mergenthaler Linotype.. ..."2127; Lanston Monotype S3s JIINING STOCKS. Greece Cananea .... 7 NATIONAL BANK STOCKS American Natioital Bank 179 Capital National Bank 220 Columbia National Bank 23) Commercial National Bank .7.. 251 District National Bank IITH Farmera ft Mechanics National Bank.. 280 Lincoln National Bant 152 MetropnliUo National Bank 205 Rirgs National Bank 590 Second National Bank 183 National Bank qf Wabington 211 TRUST COMPANY STOCKS. American Security ft Trust 319 National Sitings ft Trust 2S Union .Trust t Washington Loan ft Trust 233 United States Trust 13C SAVINGS BANK STOCKS. Citizens Sasinga Bank 19H Home Satinga 225 Union Savings . 216 Bank of Commerce ft Safinaa T2H East Washington Sarlngs Bank IT, FIRE INSURANCE STOCKS.' Arlington Fire Insurance 16 Corcoran Fire Insurance... 8B Fimnen'a Fire Insurance lyi Franklin Fire Insurance German American Fire Insurance..... 270 National Union Fire Insurance 6 TITLE INSURANCE STOCKS. Colombia Title In Real Estate Title In MISCELLANEOUS. Chapin Sacks 1.0 D. C. Pap-r Mfg. Oo 1T phophonc Company Graphopbone pfd Merehanta Transfer ft Storage 1CS Scarcity Storage 210 Waahington Market T7l - OFFICERS: E. SOUTHARD PARKER...Ps. a W. WOODWARD. . .Vice Pres. SLA. WINTER. Vice Pres. and Chairman Executive Committee. C. la, BOWMAN .'....'Cashier W. R. LEWIS AssU Cashier DIRECTORS:- B. B. Denham. Victor J. Erana, Max Fischer. 8. M. Jarria. WUton J. Lambert. Jamei Jiiaburgn, A. E. U Lectle. William It. Lynn. Frank P. MUblrm, It L. Montague. E. Uonthard Parker, Bralnard W. Parker. Joarph E. Raich. A. E. Bandle. . M. A. Winter. S. W. Woodward. prompt, courteous, 'and in telligent service. This bank renders such service, at ALL times. We make a point of cater ing to business men, as well as savings 'depositors. Let us serve you as you would LIKE' to be served. 0 Interest paid on J n SAVINGS AC . V COUNTS, com pountjed every six months. CTThe bank makes money on deposits wjjy not get YOUR share of the profits? Union Savings Bank 710 14th Street N. W. 1'irkrt. 22.003.00; firaUr, SOO.ttOO. LsAUU-taAtr: tntaincu Kodrrate. rriine Wntera. 11.10: rertrjard conllnmt. 1145: South Amctloin. 1105; refined RruilUu), in kept, 1105; beef truine, KU10U; lard atearine .Diet he; New York. HUaUH. CHICAGO GRAIN MARKET. t rtrraiabed hi W. WII SAT- May July COIW- May July OATS- May July IiibbtatCb. Open. tH-h. Low. Close. K'i , Si BS H i B'4 CT'i S STa S?u STi CHICAGO PRODUCE. Furnished try W. B. Bibbs Co, POUK- Ooen. High. May 3).cs 31 C July -.... 30.3 a LA no May 10.70 t Joly. 10.4) 10.G HIBS- May 10.TS 10.73 July 10C 1D.C Lew. 3LU 33.0J BOSTON C0PPEES. Furnished by W. a Hlbba & Co. 1 Adrenture ............... 2 llohrmia 1 Cal. & Arir Cal. 1 Ilecla 4S1 Crrer Kange c East nuttr E Franklm C Indiana 13 La Salle 4 Mason Valley 7 Matllower 1 Mergenthaler S2 Michigan 1 Mohawk (j North Rutte 3G- North Uke 1 OU Colony 5 Old Dominion II Osceloa 87 Shannon Q South Lake Tamarack Trinity United Fruit Utah Con Victoria Wolserine S COTTON STATISTICS. famished by N. 1 Carpenter A Co. Sew York. March 13. Receipts. Middlings. W. P. Ss.. WASHINGTON PE0DUCE. Qnotationa given below are for large lots. Job bers' trier are higher. Htrictly choice dreaaed Ixxlilry would probably exceed qnotationa. FltUlTS-Sew apples, per barrel. lJOal.M; lem ona. per box. S.SOaS.00; oranges, California, per box, ISoaXS; do. Florida, per box, 150173; grapefmit. per box, lSa3.00; pinearpies. Florida, pines, per crate. ZOOaz.75; tangerines, per crate. 2.30a3.00. DI1IEO UOODS-Naty beans, per bushel. 2.01a 1IV Market tor Florida rentable actise. Potato market steady. Apple meeting fair demand at moderate prices, excepting srith fancy fruit, which eommanda higher price. Sweet potatoes arid yarn morimr alowly: EI.GS Nearby, freah. perdozen. lratTH; 8outb m. IT- " CUKESK-Ncw Tork. new. iwr nound.'U: gal- re ponnd, 18:. .Swlsa. domestlcr, per rmund. 25: do. foreign, per-yound, 30. LABD-Tub. pore, per pound. 12UalSV4: do. com on. per ponnd. SalU: Cottonseed oil. per can.Mi. UVK rOULTRY-Hena. per pornsd. ITaU: roosi. ert. 'per pound. 10: anrlnc 'chiekena. ner nrmnd. 30aa: turkeya, per pound. S9a2t: geese, per pound. al oncxa, per pound, iwu; teau, young,'' per pound.. Ua3;.'do. 'old.. per pound. loiU. J1IEEN COODS-Potaloes. pet' barrel. l.SalJO; do. Par bushel. Mass; juna. per burtl. 10lsU(i Xew Tork New Orleans.... Gatre&ton.. ....... Mobile. . gaiannah... Charleston........ Wilmipgton Norfolk Haltimore lioston Various Total Honston Angusta Memphis. Kt. Louis Uttlo Rock....... Teater- Ttxtar. Uy. era cm W-lf 124 U.CS8 3.133 INTKRIOR. 4.1K isa 1 114. NEW ORLEANS COTTON. Furnished by N. L, Carpenter at Oa Cfaalal Open. High. Low. Eldi Awkea, March 1IJ1 1110 1131 H.J4 JS May Ills US HB mj ua July Ill HIT 1111 11B HIS October 11.43 ILIT IL43 n.4l 1L45 December H.O 11.43 11.42 11.44 n.aa VNEW YOEK PBODtJTJE. New York. March B.-MILLFEKD-Weak: de mand alow. Spring bran. 51.3: standard mLWIh... 2L3; Weatern red dog. 2S.C0; Winter -wheat. In 100- io. aacas. to arnre. -ami; city oran,.ln bulk. ZLS0. RYB-Steady; light busineaa. Weatern. to arrlte. (s Talued at about C94, c I. f., track. .State la nom inal. RYE FLOUR Inontr-r la mn.Vr.le- nl, '. steady. Good to choice. 3.604.00, Inbarreta. COIINMCAtASteady: busintaa is Tncdorste. Kiln, dried for -rrport, lOOalOa; coarse meal, in 'bags. Lis aLr?. V HAT-llecehila. 1.023 tons: trade is mtt: low grades flat. No. 1 timothy, LOOaLOJ; standard, JlVi: Vo STartS Vn 3 T. STRAW rtrcelpts. SO tons: easier: demand' in. actire. Long rye, LOO; oat straw scarce and valne uncertain. PORK Fine:1 business checked. Mear. iecaaj; familr. HtBalXjO, BF lna; supplie raegver and trade liusetiraj. BALTIMORE PRODUCL Baltrmore. Md- Jlarcii W rlllKirC l-TllTITS VEnETABLES-APFlea. Western Maryland and 1-ennrylranla. per bbL. lacked. I.TJalOO; do.. New York, aaaurtcd. ICOalSO: do.. No. 1 L50al 75- beers. natire, per bus.. 25a3: do.. Ilorida. new. per bunch, lal ; beans. Florida, per baa.. IMalCO; carrots, nallre. per box. 304O; cabbage. New Tork State, per ton. tCOslOO; da. Danish, per ton. (.OoaS.00; do., new Florida, per crate. TSal.OO: celery. Florida, pererate. "a-a; ao., natlse. per bunch. 4aJ; cucumbers. Florida, per bushel taukrt. lSi- evrrJanls Florida, per crate. 1'jOalsO; graiefruit. Flonda, per box. 1033.09: horseradish, nearby. it bus. boa. rj I.TS; kale, natlte. per boa. 15a3; do.. Norfolk, per bbL, 4AilS; lettuce, naure, per lasshel box. 3as3; do.. North Carolina, per baa.. L2-alOO: onion. New York and Western, bus.. 2333; do.. Western. 10Mb. aack. OOaCS: renm. Florida, rer crate. LinaLTS: oranges. Florida, per box. as to sire. 130100: pea. Southern, per baa.. lOOalX; plneapplea, llorid and Uarana. rer crate. 3.334.00: aiinach. nallre. his. box, 40aM; Norfolk. L23LS0; spring onions, per 100 lbs, TJaJO; atnwherriea. Fl-rida, per quart. Mm); tuniln. natire. per bus., IS130; tomatoes. Florida, per carrier. LSOal.TS: do., fair to good. T3L23. i-urATOt5-Tilte, nearby, prime, per bu. S5s I: do. Eastern Shore of Marrlind. Ii Vn 1 SOaSS; do. Western Msrjland and rennsyltania, per bu. No. 1. 3aT9; do, seconds, per bu. 40aj0; do. sfw Tork. per bo. prime. toaSS; aweeta. Norta Caroiln. bbL. ISOaltO; dm; Eastern Shore, per bbL. ISalTS: do., choice yellow. peV ba.. L10aL2S: do.. Delaware and Jersey, rer bbl. ITSalOO: yama. North Caroima. per bbl.. LTSalOO; do.. Virgmia. per bbL, LT5al2S. FISH AND OYSTKRS-Salmon troot, lb.. llalS; abad. Florida, roe. each. TOaTi; do., do., buck. each. 30; da. North Caroima. me. each, goalon. Ha. rfn 1 cms. eacn, soao; roc. hoUing. per lb.. 223; da. upturn. it io.. imj;; ao.. pan, per in,, 1516; white lTvn. large, per in., toalj; da, mill to meditrm, J: ncrrh. yellow, large, per lb.. 8aW; da, small to medium, per lb., 24; mackereL Soutnern. per lb.. 13: .-.tut. Msr. irr 10.. uaia; ao., small to medium, per lb., tat: catdsli. rxr lb. 4a5: sxeen tike, natiro. per IK. 1522: eels, per lb., medium to large, a; v,.ui,. iwr iw. wmie, aoa.o; oysters, cnosoe. raw box. per bU.. lOPalSD: do., pnznos. nrr bhL. iiwlTSrrfrt culls. ir bbl. LMsLTS; da. ahucking atock. per sunr MJ. . r: DRESSED POCLTRY-Turkeys. choice, per Ma2S; da. fair to good. 3a2; da. old terns. lb., IS; chicken, young, lb.. 2sKl; da. mixed. 1!19; w.. wa nena. 1.; oa, C40 roosura. lb., icall; ducks, lb.. 2laS: geese, near-by, lb.. ISalT: da. Western and Southern. Ilal2: capons. T lbs. and oter, lb.. 1? a3: do., medium. lb., 224; da. small and slips, lb.. !Sa20. LUE POCLTRT-Chickens. old hens, heasy iT u., .,. i, Noau u meoinm. id., iT'ials: da, old roosters, lb.. Mall: chicken, yonog. lb.. 20sH: da. winter, 2 lb. 2Sa23: ducks, white Peikn IK. taswt. muscory, lb., 18; do cuddle. IS: geese, nearir- In.. "w. u'... isestern ana soutnern. llai:: do. Kent isianq. itai.: rnraera. dictce. hena lb. fyfs. A yorrag gnbblers. lb.. 22; old torn, lb., U; do. rough and poor. 1U15: pigeons, soung. per pair. 30; do., old, 3; guinea fowL old. each, 30: da. young. 14 ubi. ;. uirr, aj; uo., smaUCT. 2J. EGGS Maryland. PennsstranU. and n.ar.Kv ttf. ha off. dot, 174: Western flrsts. loss off. 1T4: West Virginia first. loss off. lC4a!T4: Southern rlnta. lo off. 15,alS',: duck eggs, choice, near-by. dot. 35: da. Southern. 21 BUTTER Creamery, fancy. IK 3esj- hiM si. 23; da. good. 22x23: da. prints, per lb., 3CM:'da. oion. per la. ujs: uaie. lb.. 212; Maryland and Pennajltania rolls, lb.. 20a2: Ohio roll. la, 1321; West Virginia rotla, rb.. Ia21: store-racked. In.. 12 1: Manland. Virginia, and Pcmi-ylrasia dairy print, lb.. 19atl; iroress butter, lb.. 73a27. GAME Ducks. canTasbacks. No. I. iwr pair. LTia 200; da, redlieads. No. I. L25aL50; da. mallard. Na 1, LWaLU; da. blackheads. Na 1. XttO- wild geese. Na 1. each. SOaLM; whole deer, KalT. neatroyer to De I.ansirhed. The new torpedo boat destroyer Ben ham, now building at the works of Will lam Cramp & Sons, at Philadelphia, will be launched next Saturday afternoon. It was announced nt the Navy Department yesterday. The Benham Is to be un oil burner, with turbine engines. FOE-SALE. A limited number of the shares of the Connecticut Pie Company at $120 per share. This stock annually pays $16 per share, and at this price yields 13 1-3 per cent upon the investment. THOMAS L HIME Broker, 608 14th St Telephone M. 1346. The Safest Investmenb An tboaa that do not tmctnata durtea; ea. tnrbed eamdittona of the money or stock mar kets, rint dead ef trait cote (first mort. gages), well accural on real estai la th Dis trict of Columbia, eonatitut "gtTt-edasr u restmenta. They do not depend upon the financial resprmsfMlity of tndiridual or cor poration for their aUUlity. and are exempt from taxation a personal property. W can supply soch Inrestzeect la amounts from S9S1 upward. Send for booklet. "Concemirg r.-r tad InTestmenta," SwartzeD, Rheem & Hensey Co., 737 15tk Street Xwrtkareart. Lewis Johnson & Co- (ESTABLISiTED 18SS.) BANKERS 1505 Pennsylvania Ave. MEMBERS SEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE. Private wires direct to Balti more, Philedelphia, New York. Boston, and the West LETTERS OP sTREDIT. CABLE TRANSFERS. INVESTMENT ORDERS EXECUTED IN ALL MARKETS. American Telepliflns & Tefegrapk Go. ' A dirldend of Two Dollars per share will ba paid on TCESDAT. April IS, DU. to stockholder of record at the dose of business on Monday. March SI, Sa WILLIAM S. DRIVER, Treasurer. SPECIAL EASTEE MUSIC. Hardline 31. Prevent E. Chrarrh Plan "Tite? Crnclsxlon." As the culmination of the special Holy Week services. "The Crnciaxlon," by Sir John Stainer, will be presented at Ham line Methodist Episcopal Church, Ninth and P Streets Northwest, tomorrow night at S o'clock by the Hamlina Quar tet, assisted by a large chorus. The solos are to be sustained by George V. Blakeney. tenor and director, and Elijah Klnsella, bass. In addition to the presentation of "The Crucifixion," the quartet will render the selection. "God So Loved the World." The Hamllne Quartet is composed of Miss Marion MacFail, soprano. Miss Marlon McCoy, alto; George V. Blakeney. tenor, and Elijah Kinsella, bass. The personnel of the chorus will be as fol lows: Sopranos, Mrs. F. Leonard and Misses Robinson, llartuns. Boss, Buck. Proctor, and Wade; altos. Mrs. George H. Blakeslee, Mrs. Ludnls. and Misses Pearson and Welch: tenors. Messrs. James Ward. Alfred W. I.iwson. Charles H. Schooley. nurtman. and Kostber. and bassos, Messrs. Ludwlg. Davis, Charles Gray, and William W. Van Arr.um. Miss Edith B. Athey will preside a. :be organ. Mr. Blakeney has bad the service un- ' der preparutiin fjr seveial raonths, nl It promises t" t) most successful. Iter. Joseph. M. oray. pastor yf the chutcn. will preside. Largest Horning: Circulation. f Pains Go Like Made Tbajsjasaillsssi tmTk 9 x: 7"iw.T",4.i TT aaaaw. HasZ.Ohs. T l J .wsMSwaf BiesjsVxa,na 1000 Hornet in This City OatBm Om ( Dr. 25er 5fc N FREE J8M aa-ffw frofn jsfia pleat ojsVgit coupon and brag it to ow atere d tt etw of Dr. Piiiiii1aaiii 1 Wotatkifal ftkia Ixanctine HMna lUokwly Rree to ay. Pak cmk yieW wimt ittm JUmn l5ffPlH' bat jhay tltwaatVrk AcU Iralbmnaition, Potona, ate Thsrjr are mad. in allahapea to iUtW fcrtwtparu of tfae body. We mt glil B0"w to apre jraiorieof saMae flla tasa if trsw a3el to Jo al latniwtt Rxaaaatiam.LslMb(tffD SWl.twi..M.M.,.,.. laitiiwyTVawable Stoaach : raLioura-ti bring to out ixoitK 8 ocm&1mtik-dm tir"--,l)fcf"1 ' ' ' "" iaaavBacl,a-abealaer.EI-B --i-.i.s iw.Aa.JesF.Mmlii.afla !,. Aay Part af tfca xUaJy, Itaat i ; - S Qaiakty TlaM Vaaa Hvaaa'3 a. ' j.. 5 TUstmt An AmM. AaWasOr MOaWTwtw .! I Tbeaa Fata btractiac timttm """' niwa AWruxt IisaaBSwIUas KsJUr R - - - ' PEOPLES DRUG STORE Cor. 7th and E and Or. 7th ai K Stnm ) I V J- t A , mMASAif-k jy'jy&..ittJ'jT.ri.'..-? - v . g &i$i3&.-jx$!it oi&&&iSL&&isX..