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CORTELYOU DEPOSITS CASH
MOST OF IT EXPECTED TO GO TO INTERIOR. J Transaction Carried Out Secretly as Secretary Planned?Banker Guesses A OQ AAA AAA NEW YORK. August 31.?The Treasury I>epartment made substantial deposits yesterday In some of the banks of this city and perfected arrangements for further deposits today. These and ft few others placed previously constitute the buik of the deposits on the first week of the operation of Secretary Cortelyou's new poll-y. In acoordanee with one of the terms of this policy no Information ot the amount or the deposits and the manner of their distribution was obtainable, either from the t authorities at Washington or the suMreasury off!rials in this city. The amount was estimated by a banker to be in excess of $t>.00O.<KX>. y*. To Mercantile Banks. Most of-these first deposits jnder Secretary t'ortelyoil's plan go to the mercantile bunks of this city. Some of the Wall ptreet banks got deposits of fair amount, but these, it was understood, were Institutions having the largest number of Interior correspondents, and were assisted In or<ter to Increase tholr ability to assist hanks in the crop sections. The mercantile hanks?the Chemical, for instance?benefited principally from the first operation of the new plan. The hanker who made the JS.000,000 estimate of the amount of the week's deposits made or arranged for said that he did not base it on such figures as ordinarily he coneidered necessary in making such an estimate. It was Impossible for any one. he said, to m.ik" a certainly approximate appraisal. because Mr. Cortelyou has furnished abundant reason for the maintenance* of a policy of taciturnity in regard to the matter, and most bankers consider themselves bound to re.-pect the Secretary's wishes. The $8,000.00)1 estimate was accordingly a guess, but it was a guess made lifter consultation with the heads of several of the largest mercantile banks. Reasons for Secrecy. , Socrctar* Cortelyou's prime reasons for secrecy m reg;tru 10 me aisiriouuon ana ^ amount of the deposits were desires that they should not upset the foreign exchange by bringing nbout a sudden export movement of gold and that no one should assume a feeling of speculative optimism or desire for business expansion because of w>e deposits. Me Mas given lair notice mat the depiwlts would be placed in the localities where, according to the b?=st Information lie could obtain, they would be most needed That they are placed principally in mercantile banks of New York is, therefore. nu assurance that next week's deposits will not go to some interior city or to banks which are accustomed to supply money tor crop-moving purposes, uirecuy or indirectly. It is believed, a great part of the deposits in the next few weeks will get to the interior. THE GRAIN MARKETS. CHICAGO, August 31.?The wheat market tatfny opened hrm. because of hlgtier cabie*. an advance of hi to % in the price of cash corn, and a good demand from commission houses. The volume of trade was not large. December wheat opened % higher, at to and sold at The corn market opened steady to *4 Ihiglier on good buying by commission houses. The bullish factors were light local receipts, large cash sales and reports that the crop generally will be late. December opened higher at 5i>a5i)V>i. ?nd then reacted on realizing sales to 58%. The oats market was firm on good buying *>y commission houses and light offerings. L December oats were 'aa'-i higher at 4S^a 48%. and sold up to 49HThe provisions market was slow and prices steady. The wheat market held strong for the trrtwter part of the session, despite occasional setbacks due to realising sales. The , close was strong, with December " gale hifh^r. a.t Com prices held steady vntil the close, Which was unchanged for December at 68%a50. Close: Whoat?September, 92; December, 91%. Corn?September, tK>H; December, 58% afif* Oats?September, 4t>; December, 51^iPork?September, 15.00; October, 15.(55. I^ard?September. S.STVa; October. 9.02Vi& S.(X> Ribs?September, w..">2V4; October, S.tiTV.. I Rye?rash. 85a>i7. Barley?Cash, 7Ha?0. .Flax. clover and timothy, nothing doing. Liverpool Grain Prices. LIVERPOOL,, August 31.?Wheat?Spot nominal. No. 2 red western winter, no stock; futures llrm; September, 77s. tWtid.; December. 7s. ICid.; March, 7s. 10M:d. Corn?Spot ftnady; American mixed, new, no stock; Id northern. 3s. ..;Vd.: futures steady; September, 5s. 4V*d.; October, 5s. SVid. THE LONDON MARKET. LONDON, August 31.? Americans beneLllted by the steps taken to assure the success of the issue of September 10 of the 94O.OOO.0OO of 4H p >r cent New York city bonds and the expectation of a favorable New York bank statement. They opened toady at a fraction over parity and in pite of the holiday in New York prices hardened and closed firm. London Closing Stocks. LONDON. AiiKtitft 31, 1 i?.m. CoomoU for money 82% Oon*??U for moonlit 82-% Aba<'<?iuIu U'fellaMiU 8I>* H Atchim.n |?M W3 Baltimore a nil OMo Canadian Pacific ltMWfc Cheaapeake and Ohio 84 Vi Clilcax<> Great Western lO Ohlcatro. Milwaukee ami St. Paul 124 Denver and Rio Grande 22% Dearer and Klo Grande pfd 08 Mi J?% Krle l*t pfd 50 Krle 2d pfd 37 Grand Trunk ^4*4 Illinois Central 138 Ixniuvllle and Naabville 110 IfiSMOurf. Kansas and Tex a a .HOVj New York Central 107 Norfolk and Western - 71*.; Norfolk mil! Western j?fd 84 Oatarl" ?u?| WVfttwn 33% CHM^YlVMUia. . W?4 iKi Mine* V\ dh.3 4S-I4 Southern Kallwiy. .. Hootliern Hallway j?fii T>o iftioutht'lll I'HOlflC Daina Pacific 131T.fc II i;altr.i States Steel 32% Unltr.i 8t?tM Steel pfd 974 l W?b?*h US 1 Wmb??b pfd 21 , Bar silver, wteadj. 314d. per ounce. L Moot'.r 1***2,? per rent. K The rate of discount In the open market for ?hort M1U in 4M? |>er cent. Tlx* rate of dl*ci>unt in the open market for tbree MMth Mil* ? 4?-4a4*s p?*r rent. NEW YORK BANK STATEMENT. NEW YORK. August 31.?The bank statement of clearing house bunks for the week shows that the banks hol.1 l*JM4Vi mor than the legal reserve requirements. Thin Is a decrease of $1,219,900 as comparvil with last week. The statement follows Irfwuis. $1.0f*7.98r?.4"0; decrease, $166,000. Deposits. $1.04tt.t?.v>,s00; decrease. ?1%T27.m>i Circulation, Jj0.rW8,500; increase, $14.1,100. l*gal tenders. MP.430.MN); increase, $495.40* Specie, $200,8S9.500; decrease. J2.14T?-!00. Reserve, J270.420.400; decrease, $1,651,900. Reserve required, $201.0?i't,95O; decrease, $431.9f>o. Surplus, $8,756,450; decrease. $1,219,950. Ki I'ntted States deposits. $15.737,975; de ereas<-. |l.l?w.4Y.? Money on cull, nominal. Time loans, nominal. sixty days. 5'4 per cent, and ninety V ?UJ?. 0; six months, t;^a7. * Close ?Prime mercantile paper, CaO% per cent Sterling exihan^. nominal, with ' aetual business In bankers' bills ut ^ 1 for demand and at 4S2.20 for sixty-day I kUU Commercial bills, Bar silver, Lpm Mexican dollars, 52vfc. OFFICERS FOR BANK STOCKHOLDERS OF DIME SAVINGS INSTITUTION HOLD ELECTION. The following officers fmd directors of th? Dime Savlnnw Bank soon to open In this city were elected by a meeting of tha stockholders in the office of Leo P. Harlow at Alexandria, Va., yesterday: President. Maurice D. Rosenberg; first vice president, John B. Harrell; second vice president. It. W. Baker; secretary, William Montgomery; auditor, John F. Collins, and counsel, Alexander Wolf; directors. Maurico D. Rosenberg, D. W. Baker, John B. Harrell, Timothy Ring. Harry Friedlander, Harry King, John F. Collins, Alexander Wolf, William A. Engel, Harry Standiford. Edward Swing. William Blum. William A. Hall, Max Cohen, Monroe Luchs, Ashley M. Gould, Joseph Sunders C. C. Wilson, R. P. Andrews, Albert S. Gatley, Louis J. Jackson. William Montgomery, Dr. Clarence A. Weaver, Richard J. Earnshaw and Floyd E. Davis. It was announced that the capital stock of was oversubscribed, in consequence of which it will be necessary to return some of the subscriptions. Almost the entire capitalization was represented in person or by proxy, fifty of the stockholders being in attendance. WHOLESALE MARKET EEPOET. Quotations given below are for large lots. Jobbers' prices from lc to 2c higher. KtHlS. ? Nearby fresh Virginia, 22a23; west Virginia and southwest Virginia, 22; Tennessee, 22; North Carolina, 21). BUTTER. ? Creamery, fancy, 25,/4a26. Western firsts. 24a24H: seconds, 22;i23%. Process, fancy, 21%a22; fair to good, 20a 21. Store-packed, fresh, 18al9. CHEESE.? New York state factory, new. larire. 14V>al5 POULTRY. ? Chickens, spring, per lb., 17; hens, per lb., 13; roosters, per lb., 7; Keats, per lb., 10. DRESSED POULTRY. ? Hens, choice, per lb.. 15; roosters, per lb.. 9al0; chickens, per lb., 18a19; ducks, per lb., 10al2. VEGETABLES.?Potatoes, new, per bbl.. No. 1, 1.50a2.00; No. 2, 75al.OO; potatoes, new. sweet, per bbl., 4.00a5.00; carrots, new, per bunch, 2; cucumbers, per basket, 2.">a4<?; onions, per bbl., 2.5oa3.50; peppers, per hundred, 1.50; tomatoes, per bushel box, 25a35; cabbaee, per bbl., 30a GO; eggplant, per doz., 25a35; squash, per basket, 25aS5; per bbl., 75; snap, beans, per bu., 50; per bbl., 75al.50; wax beans, per bu., 40; lima beans, per qt., 15a20; now beets, per bunch, l%a2; lettuce, per bbl., 1.50a2.00; peas, per bbl.. 3.00a4.00; pnrn npr <io7 . loalii: rvkra ripr carrier fiO a 1.00; celery, per bunch, 35at50. GRREN FRUITS.?Apples, new southern. per bbl., 1.50a3.50; orang-es, Cal., per box, 3.50a4.75; grape fruit, per box, 2.50a 4.0??; pineapples, per crate, 1.25a4.50; peaches, per crate, 2.00a3.00; cantaloupes, per crate. 75a2.00; watermelons, each, 15a35; plums, per crate, 1.25a2.50; blackberries, pre quart. f>al5; huckleberries, per quart box, loal2%; grapes, per crate, 7.->al.50. HAY AND STRAW.?Timothy, choice, 20.00; No. 1, 19.00a20.00; No. 2, 18.00a 19.00; mixed hay, 15.00al7.00; clover, 15.00 alU.OO. Straw, rye, bundle, ll.00a.ll.50; atf.75; oat straw, per ton, 8.00. LIVE STOCK.?Cattle, extra, per cwt., 5.50a5.75; butcher, per cwt., 4.75a5.00; ordinary, per cwt., 2.50a3.00. Hogs, per cwt., gross. O.r>0a6.75. Sheep, 3.00a3.50; lambs, spring, cholre. 7a7%. Calves, choice, per lb., 8; medium, per lb., 7a7V&. Cows, prime, fresh, each, 35.Wa30.00; common, each, i0.00a30.oo; old and dry, each, 10.00 al'J.OO. BEEF CUTS?Ribs. No. 1. per )b? 13; No. '1. 12: No. 3. 10. Rounds No. 1. ner lb., 10; No. 2, S>, No. 3, 8. Loins, No. .1, j>er lb-. 13; No. 2, 12; No. 3, 11. Chucks, No 1. per lb., 8; No. 2, 7; No. 3, 6. WOOL# AND HIDES. ? Wool, washed, free of burrs, per lb.. 30; wool, unwashed, per lb., 22a24. Hides, green, per lb.. 8; dry, per lb.. 16alS. Sheepskins, green, each, 1.25a 1.50; dry, each. 75al.25. Calfskins, green, each 1.35al.50. GRAIN.?Wheat, new soutliedn, 60a85. Corn, shelled, white, (58a73; yellow, C8a73; ear. 3.65a3.85. Oats, western white. No. 2, U4a6G; mixed, 62a64. Bran, per ton. 24.00a 25.00. Middlings, per ton, 2G.OOa2g.OO. THE BALTIMORE MARKETS. Special Dispatch to The Star. BALTIMORE. Md.. August 81.-WHEAT?Firmer; s[K)t, contract. 93->inl>P?%; spot. No. 2 red western, 0tia!iC%; August, P3%at*4; September, 93%aitt; October, 95895*4; steamer No. 2 red. 88a38%; receipts. 42.(593 bushels; new southern on grade, 8Sa95. CORN?Steady; sj>ot, mixed. 03M?a63%; No. 2 white. 05; August. 031&a63%; September. 65a65*4; October, 61V4; year. steamer mixed, 5'JVia ; receipts. 9.654 bushels. OATS?Kasier; No. 2 white, MatfTft; old. ?3Ha 04; No. 3 white, heavy. 54V2a'*>5; old, t?2aG3; No. 3 white, light. r>Ha54; old, 01a02; No. 2 mixed, 52Via &ar nld recelnta. 11 K:u hnvhola Quiet. OLl) HAY?Steady, tinehangpd. GKAIN FKEIGHTS?Quiet, urn-hanged. THE FOREIGN BANKS. PARIS, August 31.?Three per cent rentes. 94 francs 40 centimes far the account. Exchange on London, 25 -francs IV2 centimes for checks. BERLIN. August .11.?Exdfc;inge on London, 2t) marks 49% pfennigs for checks. Discount rates?Short bills, 5 per cent; three months' bills, 4^4 per cent. STOCK MARKET IMPROVED. Pressure to Sell Decidedly Diminished. Money Stringency Relieved. NEW YORK, August 31.?Speculative sentiment lias perceptibly improved during the and tlie stock market has given evidence of having arrived at an oversold condition. The improvement In prices was largely due to coverings of shorts, but the pressure to sell was decidedly diminished. The t'nited States treasury's plan of relief of the money market by weekly deposits of government funds with national banks during the crop-moving period caused a relaxation in money stringency both at home and abroad. The prospect that the proposed offering of $40,000,000 New York city 4>* per cent bonds would be a success had a good effect on financial sentiment. The decision to pay Erie dividends in scrip instead of cash contrasted with a fear that they would be passed entirely or cut and did not hurt the market. AN INDEX TO BUSINESS. T> o ^ n XX J1 _ J W " ? * ' m. uuu w. x?vau uauuiou JUHliy X HJiglU Cars During June. As Indicative that there has been no falling off in the volume of business handled by the railroads throughout the country the ttgures Just at hand of the freight car movement on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad during June shows a total car mileage for the month of 06,867,111, an Increase over the same month last year of over 3,500.000. and an average per car per day of 30.3 miles. The Baltimore and Ohio, however, made a notable record during the mqnth of May of this year, with an average movement per car per day of 31.7 miles In a total car mileage of 70.9(51.116. Thfs business was dune with a daily average of a little over 73,000 freight-carrying cars on the road and makes a good showing for the operating department in quick movement of the cars and for the traffic department In getting the business. jDuuuiug x-crmiis xssuea. Inspector Ashford issued the following building permits today: To Mrs. William Britt. one two-story frame dwelling at Grant road, estimate to cost $1,000; architect, William M. Gorman; builder. John H. Hurdle. To A. R. Maixullo. one two-story frame dwelling. at -'1st place southeast, estimated tc co?t $ 1.3*J0; architect, S. R. Pohl; builder, James Thomas. NEW LINE OF STEAMERS OPPOSITION TO PRESENT NOBFOLK-WASHINGTON SERVICE. Virginia Capitalists to Start With the Steel Propeller Kontauk Within Ten Days. Within the next ten days, it Is stated, capitalists of Richmond and Norfolk, Va., will put a steamer on the day route from this city to the Jamestown exposition, Old Point and Norfolk, to make tri-weekly trips, and as soon as another steamer can be secured the trips will be made dally. Mr. W. W. 8. Butler, general manager or the Newport News, Hampton and Old Point Electric Railway Company, has been in the city for the past two days making the final arrangements for the starting of the line, and is today having an uptown office on Q street between 13th and 14th streets pui In shartn to start hnsinpas The steamer to be used on the route la the steel-hulled screw boat Montauk. Riley's wharf, at the foot of 6th street southwest, has been secured as the Washington terminus for the line. Mr. Butler Is engaging his office force In this city, and within the next week the office will be opened. The new enterprise lp said to be backed by the railway and electric company ol which Mr. Butler is manager, and Mr. W. J. Payne of the American National Bank of Richmond Is president. The steamer Montauk, which will be placed on the route. Is & handsome vessel, somewhat smaller than the steanvers now on the Norfolk run, but built for bay service She is a new boat, havlnff been built at Baltimore In 1902 for the Queen Anne Hall-way Company. She was then called the Queen Caroline, but when sold about two years ago to parties in New York her name was changed to Montauk. Speed of Eighteen Miles an Hour. She Is a vessel of 641 gross and 463 net tons. Is 103 feet long, 30.1 feet beam and 11.02 feet deep. Her engines have an Indicated horsepower of 1,000 and she has a speed of about eighteen miles an hour. The steamer is handsomely fitted up and is well adapted, it s said, to daylight service on Chesapeake bay. While nothing positive is known regarding the rates to be charged bv the new com pany, it is said that they will be somewhat less than those now charged by the existing line. CURB MARKET SPARES. Lawyer Allen's Petition Thrown Out of Court and He Is Rebuked. NEW YORK, August 31.?James A. Allen, the attorney who filed in the supreme court a petition for a writ directing Police Com iinooiviin uiuKiiuni iu auuw i-ausp wny ne should not suppress the curb market on Broad street as a public nuisance and disturber of traffic, came In for a rebuke yesterday from Justice Guy. The justice threw the case out of court and charged up $10 costs to Mr. Allen, besides scoring- the petitioner as one whose object was dictated by ulterior motives. After giving it as his opinion that at the present lime, wnen lack of sufficient police protection had raised a serious question for Commissioner Ilfcngham, the call for police interference with the curb market assumed the proportions of triviality, Justice Guy went on to characterize the attorney's petition more explicitly. "While the petltioner'9 solicitude as to the preservation of public morals and his general desire to prevent all violation of the constitutional provisions prohibiting gambling would be commendable under some circumstances, his disregard of more serious offenses would seem to Indicate obliquity of mental vision; but whatever his motives may be. he has failed In this instance to make out a case which should appeal to any Intelligent court." Justice Guy remarked further that "or all the facts presented It would seem that the petitioner has either been led to make this application from want of more serious occupation or that his motives are of a character which do not commend themselves to this court." BOOT RETURNS TO MULDOON'S. Looks Forward to Trip to Mexico With Anticipation. UTICA, August 31.?Secretary of State Root, who was summoned to Clinton to attend the funeral of his brother. Prof. Oren Root of Hamilton College, returned to Muldoon's training retreat on the Hudson yesterday afternoon. The Secretary appeared to be feeling well and said he was looking forward to his trip to Mexico the latter part of next month with great anticipation. While in Utica Secretary Root called upon Representative Sherman, who took up with him the matter of the removal to the United States of the body of Ray Poole, a prominent young resident of this city who died In Honduras two weeks ago, and whose body must remain interred In that country five years unless the State Department at Washington is able to have the Honduran government suspend the stringent regulations. Mr. Root was deeply impressed with the circumstances of Poole's death and immediately forwarded the following telegram to Acting Secretary of State Adee: "In reference to the removal of the body of Ray Poole, who died in. Honduras on the 21st instant, about which Representative Sherman has wired, I desire every effort made to procure the consent of the Honduran government for the immediate removal of the body to the United States." KILLED BY A TBAIN. Washington Boy's Legs Cut Off at Orange, Va. A message was received at police headquarters from Alexandria this morning telling of a fatal accident that occurred at Orange, Va.. last ni'ght, the victim being Claude King, nineteen years of age, whose mother lives at 7th and M streets northwest, in this city. His sister lives at 916 7th street southwest. The message came from the office of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company, and gave the information that King was run over by a train, losing both his legs. He died a few minutes after the accident occurred. Arrangements have been made for bringing the remains to this city for lniermcni. King was recently employed at the works of tlie Washington Gas Light Company, leaving his employment three days ago. It Is stated that two friends were with him at the time the accident occurred. Ramble of a Tot. NEW YORK, August 31.?A North Bergen policeman found a three-year-old girl sound asleep at 1 o'clock yesterday morning under a tree in Schuetzen Park. He took her Into a dance hall and perched her on a piano, thinking that stie belonged to some of the merrymakers in the park. Everybody petted her. but no one claimed her, and at 2 o'clock the officer carried her In his arms to the North Bergen town hall. There she was identified as Margaret Hoffman, daughter of Nicholas Hoffman, treasurer of the Academy of Music, New York city, who lives at 223 Shlppen street, Weehawken Heights, more than a mile from the park. The child wandered awav fmm home early Thursday evening and for several hours the police of all the north Hudson towns were looking for her. Leigh H. Carter's Funeral. Leigh H. Carter, the student accidentally killed recently by "a live wire" at the University of Illinois, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday In the chapel at Fort Myer, Va. Chaplain -Pierce of the United States Army will officiate. Gen. and Mrs. Carter are expected to arrive from the west Tuesday evening. They will be temporarily located at the Sboreh&m. THE HAG U? CUNt'EKi^ Uti CZAR SUPPORTS PROPOSAL TO MEET EVERY SEVEN TEARS. THE HAGUE, August -81.?In answer to the inquiry of President Neli'doll, the authorities at St. Petersburg have cabled him that Emperor Nicholas, after recalling that V" ??C UV/VAOIUU Ui IIIO 1 Mb ViVUiCI cutv ?o offered to give up the right of calling and organising peace conferences, which was not accepted then, says he will not repeat ' the same offer, but that the Russian dele| gatlon is to support any proposition concerning meetings of conferences on the lines of the American proposal, namely, 1 that the conference meet every seven years. The Americans have drawn up a new proposal with respect to the collection of contractual debts, differing from the first prop' osltion only In form. It Is principally fh1 tended to do away with the numerous reservations made when the first proposal wa3 ' put to a vote. The text is as follows: 1 New American Proposal. ! "With the view of preventing armed conflicts of pecuniary origin between nations, arising out of the demands or tne government of one country for payment by the 1 government of another country of contractual debts due to persons of Its nationality, the signatory powers have agreed not to have recourse to armed force for the re. covery of such contractual debts. This stipulation is not applicable, however, when the debtor state refuses or leaves unanswered an offer of arbitration, or In case of its acceptance makes a conclusion or compromise impossible, or after arbitration fails to conform to the award. "T. la orKUratfnn of a question shall as regards procedure be In conformity with section 3 of the conven. tlon for the pacific regulation of International conflicts adopted at The Hague, and that It shall determine the justice and amount of the debt and the time and method of Its settlement." CHARGED WITH THEFT. i Frank Bear Accused of Removing ' Telephone Fixtures and CaBh Box. With a charge against him that he entered the public pay telephone station of the National Hotfel yesterday afternoon and, after unscrewing the telephone receiver and fixtures, removed them and the money box attached, containing about $4, Frank Bear, about twenty-six years of age, was presented in the Police Court today. When the case was called it was found that several of ine witnesses irum me "iiuiei wero uiiuum iu be In attendance and a continuance was granted by Judge Mullowny until September 5. According to the statement made by the prosecution the young man entered the telephone booth and within a few moments de, tached the instrument and after placing it under his coat walked deliberately out through the hotel corridor. Later, it is said, he rifled the box of nickels attached to the instrument and after going down to the wharf threw the nickeled telephone fixtures t into Wie Potomac. onuriiy tiiier me lempuuim was iciuuvcu the operator in the central office noticed that the signals were not working at the pay station and a communication over an, other wire disclosed the fact that the branch telephone had been "lifted." The police . of the sixth precinct wore notified Irarae^lolsliT on/1 nftar a aVinrt Iniractlca flnn Ho. tectlve Armstrong placed Bear under arrest and (charged him with larceny. When searched It Is stated he had 54 In one-dollar bills in his possession. , Bear declares he is innocent. The Instrui ment Is valued at $20. DISPOSAL OF ESTATE. ! Will of Amanda Sturges Hosmer Filed for Probate. The will of Amanda Sturges Hosmer, who died August 23, 1907, was filed for probate i today. All the furniture that belonged to the deceased Is given to her son Louis. To 1 her sons Edward and Louis she leaves a ' $12,000 interest in property at 107 East TOth street, New York city. The residue of the estate, including real estate at Deer Park, Md., and Wisconsin mines Mra. Hosraer directs shall be divided into three shares, one share to go to her son Louis, a second to her son Edward, reverting back to Louis if he is alive after the death of Edward, and the third share to go to Rollln Norris, the husband ofher daughter Katharine. The two sons, Edward and Louis, and the son-in-law, Rollin Norris, are named executors. STRIKER FINED $500. Western Union Operator Assaulted a Newspaper Man. KANSAS CITY, Mo*., August 31.?In tha police court here today Leroy Dotson, a striking Western Union operator, was fined $500, the limit, for assaulting F. G. Galley, a newspaper reporter, whwn he took for a o^Hlrohrnn lror Dotson testified that he knocked Galley down because the reporter would not say whether or not he was a strikebreaker. Acting Judge Young, who passed the sentence, lectured Dotson, telling him he was a disgrace to the union. The local branch of the telegraphers' union has adopted resolutions denouncing Dotson. Judge Bundy on the Bench. Judge Charles S. Bundy presided over the District hranrh nf thA Pollfift Court todav. taking the place of Judge Mullowny, who resumed his seat upon the bench of the United States branch of the court. Yesterday Judge Mullowny sat in the District branch of the court because of the sudden death of Judge Lewis I. O'Neal Thursday evening. There was a small docket and Judge Bundy quickly disposed of the cases before him. He will doubtless occupy the bench of the District branch until the return of Judge Kimball, who Is expected from his vacation September 15. Extension of Time Granted. Upon the recommendation of Commissioner Morrow the board of Commissioners has granted an extension of time to the contractor, the Penn Bridge Company, for the completion of the Anacostia bridge. The time was extenjied from September 1 to November 1, on account of a disagreement with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad i. umpa ny lu^aiuing mo luunrue screei bridge, which is being constructed across their tracks at the Anacostia approach to the bridge. This has delayed the project two months. What the Weather Man Predicts. The weather man today predicted continued fair weather for tomorrow and added that the bright and sunshiny conditions may continue Labor day unless the unfnrpnAPn hnnnpns Thpro 1c u warm onal 1 in the west, b^t Prof. Henry gave It as his opinion that It would not reach Washington until the early part of next weak. District Fays Money Into Court. About (4,000 was paid over by the District government to the registry of the District Supreme Court today to cover costs of property acquired for the new approaches to the Anacostia bridge. The money was paid into the court because there is a dis pute as to tne title to certain of the property acquired. A few days ago Justice Stafford Issued an order dli4cting that the payment be made by tire District Commissioners. Today's Government Receipts. National bank notes received today for redemption, $821,024. Government receipts: From internal revenue, $1,021,400; customs, $838,825; miscellaneous, $229,258. Expenditures, $1,306,000. ROME, August 31.?-With the approval of Pope Pius, Mgr. Aglus. the apostolic dele gate in the Philippine Islands, has confided the religious administration of the Islands to the Belgian congregations In'place of the departed friars. ArrJuHS IN ALkAANUnU DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION AND COMMITTEE MEETING MONDAY. Child Dies From Earns?Trolley Employers' Union Reported Dissolved and Charter Returned. Special Correspondence of The Star. ALEXANDRIA. Va., August 31. 1907. Mr. Charles Bendhelm, chairman of the cltjc. democratic committee, this morning Issued a call for a meeting of the senatorial committee of this district, which will meet Monday morning at 10 o'clock, at the Hotel RammeL, to perfect plans for the primary to be held September 10 to nominate a candidate for the state senate to represent the fourteenth senatorial district. The city and county democratic convention will also meet at the same place Monday at noon, when Mr. James R. Caton of this city will be declared the democratic nominee for the house of delegates. It is expected that at the flrst-named meeting name* will be submitted to Mr. Bendhelm of those who desire to be nlacerl on the ticket as members of the city democratic committee. As previously announced In The Star, a number of new names will be submitted from the various wards, and It is understood that alt of the present members of the committee will have opposition. Explosion Fatal to Child. Mias Bessie Bolton, eleven years of age, died last night at 7:30 o'clock at the Alexandria Hospital as a result of burns received by the explosion of a gasoline stove, Which occurred yesterday afternoon at the residence of Mrs. Charles Kelley. northnf r>,,lra r>.. * -I -1. It is said that the child endeavored to fill the tank of the lighted stove and the explosion followed. With her clothes ablaze, the child ran from the house, and her cries atttacted neighbors, who finally extinguished the flames. She was terribly burned about the face and arms. Mrs. Kelley was also slightly burned. x Trolley Union Reported Exploded. It is reported that the union of the employes of the Washington, Alexandria and Mount Vernon electric railway, who several month* hooamfl nfflllatoH wrifh Mo tlonal Associ'ation of Amalgamated Street and Electric Railway Employes, has returned Its charter, and, of course, severed its connection with that organization. The early part of last June many employes of the electric railway company organized and joined the union. Shortly afterward the services of many of those prominently identified with the union were dispensed with. At the time the unl<^i men claimed that they were being discharged because they had Joined the union. June 10 last the first meeting of organized labor to take action regarding the dismissal of the men was hefld. Afterward a number of other gatherings were held, one being an open meeting at the opera house. It is said, however, that the union was unable to have the men reinstated In their former positions at the time. It is also said that since that time a number of the old employes have been reinstated. Most of them have, however, sought other employment. Reliance Company Gets Prize. A telegram was received this morning al the Columbia Steam Fire Engine Company's house announcing that the local firemen, who have been attending the state firemen's convention at Newport News, Va., would return home on one of the Norfolk steamers about 8:30 o'clock tonight. As pre vrousiy staiea, me siay-ai-nome riieniutrn will entertain the firemen upon their return. The local firemen will be accompanied by about thirty firemen representing Woodstock, and other Virginia companies. It was announced this morning that It was the Reliance company which captured the socond'prize for being the best uniformed company in line, and not the Columbia. Case of Assault. It is stated that the case of Mllford Self, charged with assaulting Harry H. Simpson with a stone, will be heard before Justice Trlolett Tuesday morning next at 10 o'clock. at the store of Mr. M. R. O'Sulllvan. The alleged offense occurred several weeks ago on a Sunday, when Mr. Simpson was returning from a camp meeting at Gum Springs, Fairfa* county. Mr. S. G. Brent will represent Self. Matt Williams was adjudged to be suffering with alcoholic dementia by a commission composed of Drs. Delaney and Warfield, with Justice Pelton. which met at police headquarters yesterday afternoon. Williams was afterward conveyed to the city Jail and will be held there until a guard from the asylum at Staunton, Va., arrives for him. Several days ago Williams was arrested on suspicion of the larceny of articles of clothing and jewelry from Mr. J. H. fihftnn 114 North fitreet. and was unable to give any coherent account of the disposition of the articles. Double-Header Monday. The Alexandria Athletic Association base ball team will this afternoon play a game with tse Crown, Cork and Seal Company team of Baltimore. The game will occur on the old fair grounds at 4:30 o'clock. The local team will play a double-header Monday next on 'he old fair grounds with the Belmont Athletic Club of Baltimore. The first game will occur at 2:30 o'clock. At 4:30 o'clock Monday afternoon the Luna Park base ball team will play a game with the Memorial Athletic Club of Georgetown on the Luna Park grounds. Funeral of Oscar F. Baggett. The funeral of Oscar P. Baggett, whose aeatn occurred mesaay iasi, iook piace from his home, 512 Duke street, at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Rev. W. W. Van Arsdale, pastor of the Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, officiated, and the inter- . ment was made in Union cemetery. The pallbearers were J. Frank Dyson. George Sohwarzmann, Peter Astryke, John Trlmyer, Mark Norris and Robert Arnold. Delegations from the various organizations with which the deceased was affiliated attended the services. Funeral services over the remains of Miss I^oretto Ramer. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Ramer, were held at 10 o'clock tills morning at si. ftiary s umnuuc i,uurra. Rev. Father L.. F. Kelly officiated, and the remains were afterward forwarded to Martinsburg. W. Va., where the hkernient will take place. John T. Hayden's funeral took p:ace yesterday afternoon from the residence of his son, Mr. Luther Hayden, Wilkes street. Rev. Mr. Scull of the Free Methodist Ohurch officiated. Six sons of the deceased served as pallbearers. Thriving Marriage Record. During the month of August the clerk of ^nnrf issn^l 3d marriage ! licenses. 29 to white and 10 to colored persons. Thirty-nine deeds were also re- j corded. A fine of $10 was Imposed on James Brown, a twelve-year-old colored boy. In the poltc* court this morning. He was charged with shooting Joseph Pinch, a white boy. with a rifle. Finch said that be received two of the shots which were fired at him. The shooting occurred late yesterday afternoon near the brickyard at Hunting creek. Malinda Leavell, colored, charged with assaulting and beating Dollie Washington, also colored, was fined $2.r>0, and an addl ttonal fine or $z.au was imposed ior contempt of court. Notes and Personals. Col. R. P. W. Garnett, who has been spending several weeks with Mr. Tyson Tannntr o* rirt/iAn lion Vo KftO fotlirnfl^ tn his home In this city. Col. Garaett also visited other point?-throughout the state. Mr. and Mrs. George Whitton. accompanied by their little daughter. Miss Mary, are visiting friends in New York city and Hartford. Conn. State Senator Lewis H. Machen will address the voters of Alexandria county tonight at 8 o'clock at the Pel P.ay schoolhouse in the Interest of his candidacy. Rev. Joseph R. Sevier, pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church, who has been away for several weeks past on his vacation, will. It is expected, return home tonight. Only Announcements of Memb change Are Admitt FINANCIAL. 3% INTE YOUR Di ' b H. BRADLEY DAVIDSON, President. DANIEL N. MORGAN, <| Auditor. 1 CHAS. A. DOUGLAS, S General Counsel. q RICHARD E. CLAUOHTON, ~ Treasurer. ? i JAMBS TRIMBLE, _ Secretary. F United Stat' of the Distric! 611 Foorteent! ? - i The Home S; ! i | Officers. | B. F. Saul, " ' J President. + Brice J. Moses, g ijli | A Vice President. Ic llpL Jj J Alex. S. Clarke, [|J^J|L Secretary. 5 fiowara ivioran, ^ Michael J. Colbert, $ Attorney. I . * Carefully consider the con< ? which you propose to make youi Hni- . . _ . P it * . I 1 ? ine customers 01 mis oariK s iity wise and Conservative bankin We solicit your patronage, ; J mediate and courteous attentior 1 Interest paid t Computed tw t Head t Sevemitlhi St. ai ? Bran 2 I IUX Cl. M ID T Jim itliu IB <71.9. 11. 1U. + TOTAL RESOURCES MOK ?? ^?ll81-tf Jiiiiiyiuiniimy. ,J,| Capital. 11.000,000?Surplus, $1,400,000. /^TnTC\oney Transmitted MM BY CABLE. ?Drafts issued direct on principal cities otthe world. ?Letters of Credit issued. ?Exchange bought and sold. ?Investments & Collections made ?Stock & Bonds bought & sold. Riggsrr1 Pa.Ave.,opposite U.S.Treasury. au28-28d Perpetual Building Association. ASSETS J2,843.985.30 SURPLUS 227,230.00 PATS FOUR PEE CENT INTEREST. LOANS MONEY ON REAL ESTATB. OFFICE. 606 11TH ST. N.W. ANDREW GLASS, Presides! JOHN COOK. Secretary. 1 O ?.# M AN ANNUITY ISSUED BY Tlhe Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York Guarantee* a fixed Income for life, whlcb Income la protected by orer four hundred and nlnetj-firs millions of aasets whlcb Lure accumulated In a successful business experience of alxtj-four years. Rates will be furnished upon request. THOMAS P. MORGAN . Manager for District of Columbia, No. 1333 F St. n.w. Becond-etorr front room. Telephone Mala 11M _ee4-880t Purchase of Business Property. William J. Heller has purchased from the heirs of the Craighead estate, through Dwight Anderson, real estate broker, the business buildings at 1800, 1811, 1813 and 1815 14th street northwest, the price being about >22,500. They are four-story brick stores, and the lot has a frontage of 62V4 feet and a depth, .of 120 feet to a 30-foot alley In the rear. Hunter & Bell, architects have been engaged to make drawings for new fronts for the stores. The improvements afe to cost about $2,500. Silled Seeking Safety. iKKiNiuw, August ;ii.?Alter Having" been with the Pennsylvania railroad twenty-six years, during which time the constant sight of comrades being injured, unnerved him, Harry Howell of Lambertville quit last week and sought employment In a rubber mill as less dangerous. Howell died In the hospital here yesterday as the result of being caught In a rapidly revolving belt, having worked in the rubber mill less than five days. He leaves a wile and eigiiit children. J ! ers of a Recognized Stock Exed to These Columns. | FINANCIAL. v ajMiai, ?j*i ,?kxvkx) |J REST ON EPOS ITS. ^p'OXSERVATTVE depositors jj i i \n1io are alive to their l>est |' interests appreciate the advantages oi having a bank ccount with this c mpanv. 3% per annum interest paid on |l lonthly balances, subject to ii lieck. uuti iiiifii supervision 01 | J. S. Treasury Dept. i*Tlip operations of this company an> I ot confined to the IMstrict of Columbia, ut are national In scope. We offer for subscription Q=year 6 per cent Cors = truction Bonds of the C??_J n>_if i 'onuj ogynuj; KiiiHVity ^o. at 90. Details on apilication. es Trast Co. t of Columbia, hi Street N. W. aviogs Bamk. ! ? I t mrcbiurs. 4 gj^ Mlrhael J. Colbert, + vJJjSS Anthony CJaegler. J J iipJ John B. Oder, + j*J||J Wm. Ilnbn, T a H J. I'hlllp Herrmann, ^ 3!|?jy R. Harrison Jobnxun, + Wm. Miller, J PBIH Howard Moran, a. Sjfiij Brlco J. Moaos. 4. r5^pl John H. Iluppert, A trnrnmmm James F. Shot, ?l? ^John Shughru#. t + iitions and method of the bank + - T 1 pidCC UI UCJJUaiU ftfa tre treated with the utmost liberal- J g methods will permit. + ind every inquiry will receive im- J U + on savings accounts. t Ice a year. I Office: t * im <H1 /M <n\ <2 A ti 7 a 1 HIKUI AYU(?U.????o nv^l 1 X ches: + 436 7th St. S. W. + !.E THAN TWO MILLIONS. J 1111 n 111111 n n n 111 n i n i1When Travelling ?in America or abroad you will find great satisfaction in using iL- Tn AirrT T?nc? /?t t uie i rv./Y v \^nnv_rv^ of the American Express Company. CTIasued by this bank in all principal currenc lea?require no identification. THE TRADERS NATIONAL BANK, K V/i* au:iO-2Sd t ? ?WMIU1/?T IU1M? t i vrauuHU inj/nis) % I ME ME?" f 3 ?Napoleon's Famous Question. *r In selecting a builder, know whom y *T rou are getting. Stud/ him. Look i:ito y* jjf n!s past. If lie has a long record of ?ui?Biaiiua* o UHTSIHTI. ami .o a htmi*. yactive force, select him in preference to if the unknown proposition, rich In nothing If. but prOBim. ' What Has He Done?" )1 ?? I wish you would subject to this scrutiny IT J "The Builder Who Makes Good/* J ARTHUR COWSILL, I ^ 301 COI.OllADO HI.DO.. 14TH AND fi STS. Looking for a Home? We bare many properties to Felt. Some are bargains, andj* of course, some are not. We would like to suit every prospective buyer, and we believe we can find very nearly. If not exactly, what you arc looking for * among the large number on our books. At any rate, let us try. We'll not point out a bargain that Isn't one. Thousands have been aatbdied. That's the test. SwartzeSI, Rheem & Hensey Co., WAItNKR BUILDING. ma V STdEST NORTHWEST. Prtv&ts Wires to New Xorlc GBIFFIH HAL8TEAD&C0., Members WASinNQTON STOCK EXCHANGE, 1844 F OTEO" M.f. Telephones Main 4G2 and 463. INVESTMENT SECURITIES, STOCKS AND BONDS. CURB SPECIALISTS. Rescued From Mine Cave-In. SCRANTON, Pa., August 31.?The eleven men who were caught In the Glenwnod mine at Mayticld Thursday night by a caveIn thnt killed Joseph Kraschta and Injured George Donnegan have been rescued with*out having suffered any injury. .They were behind the fall and were held there until rescuers opened a drift from another gangway and led them to the surface.