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Finance flew High Record Prices in Present Upward Movement. MANY PROFIT-TAKING SALES Pew Surprises Furnished in Routine Hews of Day. (INDUSTRIALS VERY STRONG Sending Issues of Securities and Political Conditions Make London Market Lull. N'BW YORK. July 21.?Upon occasions , (During the forenoon session of the Btock exchange the market reflected the welgtot of exceedingly heavy profit taking aales. The consequent declines in nearly all the Active stocks were in the neighborhood of l per cent. Toward midday, however, the market became steadier, and thereafter advanced very rapidly. The now familiar exhibit of new high record prices on the present upward movement was made by a large number of stocks. The reactionary tendencies of the market in the early part of the day had no better explanation than the natural willingness of speculators and manipulators to convert profits into bank accounts, in view of the extensive rise in prices during the past thirty days. In addition, there was some little disappointment at the failure of the American department of the London market to follow up the advances scored in the local dealings yesterday. The London stock market was generally heavy, partly for political reasons and partly in advance of some large impending Issues of securities. Operations for Foreign Account. Operations here for foreign account showed an excess of sales, although these were not in sufficiently large volume as to constitute a factor of importance in the course of prices. It is not unlikely, also, that some degree of uncertainty, not to say uneasiness, with regard to domestic political conditions was an influence both in London and the local market. That, however, is a factor which will have to be reckoned with for several months to come. There were few surprises furnished In the routine news of the day, including the statements of earnings submitted and the dividend announcements. Formal announcement was made of the sale of gl8.h00.000 of Central Pacific 4 per cent bonds for refunding and other purposes. The volume of business was In the neighborhood of the large aggregate rolled up yesterday. There was also apparent a particularly wide distribution of interest, and for the first time in several days there were quite large transactions in the local traction shares, which were all decidedly strong. The dealings in United States Steel common continued upon an immense scale, and that stock was among those which reached new high prices on the current upward movement. Other strong features of the industrial and miscellaneous groups were National Lead, the ' American Smelting shares, National Biscuit. Distillers' Securities, and Westinghouse Electric. . Southern Lines Score Advances. The bulk of the early selling convergea upon the railway list; consequently the net changes in that department were not so extensive as those noted elsewhere. The stocks of all the lines in the southern states made noteworthy advances and Missouri Pacific scored a sharp recovery. Reading was exceptionally strong and was one of the most active features of the whole market. Money market and foreign exchange conditions showed little alteration, while the domestic exchanges turned still further against this center. On account, however, of the large treasury disbursements, the local subtreaaury reported a loss to the banks since Friday of more than $4,000,000. Crop advices were satisfactory and the grain market moved irregularly. Bail ways Weak in London. LONDON, July 21.?American railway shares closed weak in the regular session on the halt in the upward movement in New York. On the curb those issues rallied, but now again at the end show a drooping tendency, at reactions of.quarter to half. Southern Paclllc showed a poorer tone than anything else In the department. owing to the pending bond issue. Canadian Pacific had a heavy appearance and there were no symptoms of recovery in foreign issues. Japanese bonds declined quarter to half and similar losses were sustained by Peruvian issues. the last due to Berlin selling. Final prices, as a rule, were above the lowest, and De Beers manifested cautious disposition. British home rails were Irregular at the end. Consols closed at 87 Vi. as compared with 87% at the close yesterday. The continental bourses closed weak. THE COTTON MABKETS. NEW YORK. July 21.?The cntton market opened steady at a decline of la~> points, which was considered better than due on the lower Liverpool cables and favorable weather report*. There was active buying by some of the Wall street houses right after the opening, on which price* rallied quite sharply and ruled about 2 to 6 points net higher during the middle of the morning. Trading was quite active, but chiefly local. Cotton futures opened steady. July, 9.25; August. 0.25; September, 014; October, 0.15; December, 8.96; January, 8.90; March. 8.96. The market was Arm late In the forenoon on a continuation of strong bull support and covering by local shorts, with prices at midday about 12 to 14 points net higher on the active new crop months. Spot quiet; middling uplands. 10.90; middling gulf, 11.15. Estimated receipts at the ports today. 6.000 bales, against 6,806 last week and * 1.557 last >ear; for the week, 25,000 bales, against 25.004 last week and 7,953 last year. Today's receipts at New Orleans, 1.769 bales, against 18 last year, and at Houston, 1,274 bales, against 1,015 last year. Liverpool Cotton Prices. LIVERPOOL, July 21.?Cotton: Spot, dull; prices easier; American middling, 5.06. Sales of the day are estimated at 3,000 bales. Including 200 for speculation and export. Receipts, 16,000 bales, including 8.500 American. Futures opened quiet nn/1 ctnnrlv n r?/4 a 10 ?OA ?? ? ?!^ J 1 _s. ?4.u 4HV14V4J umu at |i.ui. iuicu quiri. The following were the prices at 12:30 p m.: July and August, 5.40; August and September. 5.26; September and October, 5.06: Octobef and November, 5.01%; November and December. 4.94%; January and February, 4.924; March and April, 4.94. CUBB QUOTATIONS. Quotation* furnlahed by E. F". Hatten A Co.. member* New York Stock Exchange; O. Bowie Chlpman. manager. 1301 F at. n.w. Open. Hleh. Ix>w. Clone. Boston Col d Cop ... 12% 12% 12% 12V* Butte Coalition 26% 20% 2."% 24 Chicago Subvav 21 21 21 21 Cumberland Ely 9 8% 8 8% Dominion Copper 2 1-10 2 1-16 2 2 Gold Held Conarted. ..313-10 513-10 511-10 .* % Greene Cananee 10% 11 10% U 1 Mlcmac Gold 34 2% 2% 2% Nerada Conaol 12% 12% 12% 12% Nerada I t ah Cop ... 3 3 3 3 i Tri Bullion 111 1ft 111-16 111 16 111-16 I'aited Copper 7 7 7 T North Butte. 74% "5 74% ' "? Delay 7# ? 78 78 Yukon 3% 3% 3% 3% I i of and Trade BEW YOHX STOCK MARKET. Furnished by W. B. Hlhbs & Co.. bankers and brokers. x.ibbs building, member* o.ew. ,2? 8toc* Exchange. Washington stock Exchange and Chicago Board oi Trade. . . Open. Bixh. Low. 2:30. Amal. Copper 71% 71% 70S 71 Am, Beet Sugar Co. 20% 21% HOT* 21% Am. Can Co . 5 5 5 5 Am. Car A Fdry... 39 an% 38% 3g% ? Pfd--- 104 104 103S 104 Anj. Cotton Oil Co. 34% 34% 33% 34 Am. Cot. Oil Cb., pf ?....... Am. Ice Securities.. 28 28 27% 27% Am. Locomotive 52% 02% MA 52 4 ' LZStil pfd im 108 106 108 ' Am. Smelting *5 86%, #4414 84*i Am. Smelting, pfd.. 106 10s 100 107% Am. Sugar 131 131 130 130 Am. Sugar, pfd V"- 'Yoi>- Pfd w iw' jwT iw" Anaconda 44% 45 44% 44% i TToi a .?? .?* ?* 87 Rf- C^Bt L?n? ?2% M 92% m' B. ?<?: PM.::::::: 92H Brook. Rapid Tran. . MS 52% 51% 51% -anadian Pacific.... 168% 168% 168% 188% Central Leather..:; ^ Cen. Leather, pfd.. 97 97 97 97 4f* is 4? ""Sif"?Lsf I1' ri.' '*"* M1* 14nL> M0!i W.f M. ft St. P., pfd ?W- 167* 1!>7* l'W> 157% >3' 5JLr0n- -- ^ ^ 82% 32% ?'ah o*'i 3274 31% 82^ O"--' 136% 137" ;.iV" isi&i Corn Products 16% 17% 'ig% i Corn Products. pM. 71%"% 71% 72% Delaware Jfc Hudson 16* 164% 164 164 Del., Lac. & West.. 610 610 510 510 Den. A Rio Grande. ...... ? ? Distillers' Securities 34% 36% 34% ??% Erie, common 22% 23 22% 22* Erie, 1st pfd 38% W4 g% Erie. 2d pfd 28% ??% 28% 28% General Electric.... 144 144 143 144 Great Nor. Ore 62% 64% ?2% 63% Great Nor., pfd.... 135% 135% 134% 135% Hocking Valley Hocking Valley.pfd Illinois Central 136% 137 136 136% Interboro Met 11% 11% ?% Interboro Met., pfd. 31% 3-% 31 4 3-* International Paper. 10% 10% 10% 10% K. C. Southern 25% 25% 25% 25% K. C. Southern, pfd. 66% 66% 56% 56% Louisville & Nash.. 108% 106% 108% 108% Macnay Cos 66 66% 66% 66% Mackay Co.'s. pfd..' Mexican Central ; J.,; M., K. A T., com... 31 31% 30% 30% M., K. & T.. pfd... 63% 63% 63% 63% M. S P. A 8. 3. M. 116 116 115% 115% M.. 8. P. A S.S M..pf Missouri Pacific 55 -?6% -?4 55% National Biscuit Co. 86% 89% 86% 88 sS&JSTKS:* m -m r. cmt ike:::: ij*w N. Y.. Chi. A 8t. It. 40% 40% 40% 40% z* & I sr/pS' : .? i ?* 1^4>** ! Pac. Mail Steam.... 26% 26% 2?% ;??-? i Pennsylvania R.R.. 124% 1-5 124% ^4 | people's Gas of Chi. 95% 0M4 05% 9o% Pressed Steel Car.. 32% 3j-/4 32% 3-% Ry. Steel Spring Co. 38% 30 38 4 ? 4 Rv S S Co., pfd.. 99 00 9ft 99 !&?.?. .... ??*tm??**m Rep. Iron & Steel.. 21 -1% -1 Rep. I. A S., pfd... 73 74 .3 ,3% RockIsland.com... li% 17% 16% 1'% Rock Island, pfd... 30% 88% 30% 3_ Bioss-ffheffleld Steel. 59 i>9 39 ?>9 3. L. & S. F., 2d pf. 26% 27 26% 27 St. Louis S.W.. pfd Southern Pacific.... 01% 01% 01% ^01% So. Pacific, pfd 118% 7J8% H8% 118% Southern Ry 18% JOJi ^8% 10 Southern Ry.. pfd.. 49% o0% 49 50 Tennessee Copper... 35 ? 35 .? Tol., St. L. A W... 22% 23 22% 23 T. 8. L. A W., pfd. 48 48% 48 48% Union Pacific .". 153% 154 152% Union Pacific, pfd.. 83 83 88 83 IT. S. Rubber 27% 28 27% 28 U. S. Rubber, pfd.. 97% 0.% 97% 07% U. S. Steel 44% 46% 44% 45% U. 8. Steel, pfd.... 106% 108% 107% 1**% Utah Copper 37 37 36% 36% Va.-Car. Chem. Co. 26 26% 25 25 Va. I., C. & C. Co Wabash Wabash, pfd 25% 26 25% 26 Western Union 55% 57 55-4 57 West. Elec. Man... 64% 60% 64 60% Wisconsin Central ! Wisconsin Can., pfd. 3s>% 39% >19% 39% Woolen Goods 23% 23% -3% ?1% Woolen Goods, pfd. 90 90 90 90 BONDS. Am. Tob. 4s 76 76 "ft "ft Am. Tob. 6s 107% 107% 107% 107% B. R. T. 4s 78 73 73 73 Inter. Met. 4%s 67 67% <56% 67% Rock Island 4s 64% 64% 64% 64% IT. S. Steel 5s 99% 99% 99% 99% Union Conver. 4s... 93% 93% 93% 93% THE GBAIH MARKETS. ' CHICAGO, July 21.?Wheat today | opened quiet, September unchanged at ! 90%. The market touched 90%a90% j when shorts began covering, and the price rose to 91%a91%. | September corn opened a shade lower (at 75%a"5%. At 75% coverings steadied the market and a reaction to 75% followed. September oats opened a shade up at 42%, and advanced to 43%a43%. Liverpool Grain Prices. LIVERPOOL. July 21.?Wheat: Spot, strong; No. 2 red western winter, 7s Sd; No. 1 California, 7s 11 %d; futures closed Arm; July. 7s 7%d; September, 7s 4%d: December. 7s 4%d. Corn: Spot, firm; American mixed, old, 6s 10%d; futures closed firm; July, nominal; September, 5s 7%d. RACES UPHELD BY WOMEN. King's Daughters Ignore Appeal of Virginia Ministers. SUFFOLK. Va.. July 21.?A protest from ministers againat the King's Daughters" charity horse race was offered after the special meeting of the circle had adjourned yesterday, and the president. Mrs. M. T. Withers, refused to receive It. 8he Informed the Rev. W. Mosby Seay. secretary of the pastors' meeting, tnat It was too late, and that the matter was closed. The paper was prepared Saturday. The Daughters voted that the horse races begin today, as scheduled. There are three events?2:50. 2:40 and 2:30 classes. All the proceeds go for charity. BLACK HAND INSURANCE NOW. Lloyd* Turning Trom Anti-Bryan to Explosion Policies. NEW YORK, July 21.?It Is learned that Lloyds of London had b?en Issuing Insurance pedicles recently against Black Hand dynamite outrages. Leaseholders of Astor tenement house properties have ayalled themselves of the opportunity In several Instances. Ordli nary Are insurance Is no protection I against damage by explosion. Lloyds is 'furnishing the Black Hand insurance at the average rate of 5 per cent. The issue of policies against the election of William J. Bryan as President has practically ceased. In the opinion of insurance brokers who do an international business the number of such transactions between now and November will not be large. Many brokers in this city will not take the election business at all. and a few who do are careful about their clients. Election betting in this state, as a popular diversion, is about as badly crippled as gambling on the races. I >i America Leads Again. THE STADIUM. LONDON. July 21America now has a total of 57 points in the track and field championship, 3 points ahead of England. England has not scored a single point in field or track this week. LOCAL FINANCIAL NEWS. There was but little trading in the traction securities at the meeting of the stork exchange today. In the case of some of the securities of the Washington Railway and Electric Company the figures that replaced those recorded yesterday were somewhat higher, while with the Capital Traction stock a trifle lower level was reached. No significance Is at* tached to either; in fact, at this season of the year, but more especially in the present condition of the stock market, i minor changes in quotations attrdct no attention. It might be thought that the market would reflect in the traction securities the difference that has cropped out relative to the status of the body appointed by the interstate commerce commission, but it is evidently not looked upon in financial circles as a situation that is likely to have any Influence on the market. In refusing to officially recognise this subboard the traction companies are regarded as merely conforming to the law, and, further, such a detail of administration vyfll be adjusted, it is thought, without any friction. There seems to be no idea that the provisions of the law. when the method of enforcing is agreed upon, are likely to prove Injurious to the railroad interests. At the same time, it is also thought that the interests of the other party, namely, the public, will not be overlooked, and in consequence the attitude of the stock market on this subject is one largely of Indifference. The appointment of a receiver for the New York City Railway Company is looked upon as a nrfMmtnnrv at?n In - m ? ?*~f ? niiiuiUQ up of the affairs of the concern which , owned leases of the street railway lines , in New York city. The stock of this company is owned by the Metropolitan Securities Company, and it is expected, of course, that it will also go out of exist, ence, as it was organized to finance the i New York City Railway Company. Then there is the Interborough-Metro, poll tan Company, which owns practically , all of the $30,000,000 of the capital stock k of the Metropolitan Securities Company. The getting rid of holding and other corporations will leave the various lines to be operated without provision for them. | The new issue of some $13,000,000 of 4 per cent bonds of the Delaware and Hud' son Railroad Company, offered at publlo subscription at 974, was over subscribed , to such an extent that only 10 per cent . of the subscriptions could be allotted. The new bonds sold in the New York stock market "when issued" as high as 90. The public service commission of New York has denied the application of the Brooklyn Union Elevated railroad for the approval of a mortgage of $20,000,000 and the application of the Nassau Electric railroad for the approval of a mortgage of $5,000,000. The refusal was based upon the evidence submitted to the commission that it was the intention to create these mortgages to secure demand certificates and to pledge the same for long-term bonds of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company. The commission was of the opinion that such procedure, if generally permitted, would nullify or seriously Impair the power of the commission to supervise the capitalization of public service corporations. Washington Stock Exchange. Kales.? Regular call, 12 o'clock noon?Washington Gas 4s. $300 at 96. Washington Gas cert., $1,000 at 105, $1,000 at 105. $500 at 105. Washington Rwy. and Elec. 4s, $600 at 814. $1,000 at 804. Capital Traction, 2 at 125%. Washington Gas. 25 at 65. Traders National Bank, 10 at 1454. Firemen's Insurance, 10 at 19. Potomac Insurance, 6. at 27. After call?Capital Traction 5s, $600 at 1114. GAS BONDS. Bid. Asked. Washington Gas 4s 964 Washington Gas cert, fls 105 110 RAILROAD BONDS. Capital Traction 5s 1104 1114 Anacostla and Potomac 5s 99 City and 8ubnrban 6s 100 Columbia 5s 106 ..... 1 Columbia 6s 106 ' Metropolitan 5a 1084 Washington Rwy. and Elec. 4s... 80% 80% MISCELLANEOUS BOND8. Potomac Electric Light 5s 105 106 Nor. and Wash. Steamboat 5a..., 1064 Chesapeake and Potomac Tel. 5a. 103 104% Washington Market 5s. 1927 107 Washington Market 5a, 1947 107 PUBLIC UTILITY STOCKS. Capital Traction 1224 125% Washington Rwy. and Eiec. com.. 28'* 31 Waahlngton Rwy. and Elec. pfd.. 78% 80 Nor. and Wash. Steamboat 260 800 Washington Gas 65 664 Bell Telephone of Pa 98% TYPE MACHINE STOCKS. Mergenthaler Linotype 200 2034 Lanston Monotype 10% 10% MINING STOCKS. Greene Can&nea 104 11 Mitchell 4 4 NATIONAL BANK STOCKS. American 165 175 Capital 170 City 140 145 Columbia 273 Commercial 165 185 Parmer# and Mechanics' 300 Lincoln 125 130 Metropolitan 220 240 Rlggs 665 ..... Second 146 145% Waahlngton 385 410 TRUST COMPANY STOCKS. American 219% 225 National Safe 190 195 Union Trust 114 116 Washington Loan and Trust JRO 190 U. S. ftust 93 96 SAVINGS BANK STOCKS. Home 8arlnga 290 350 Merchants and Mechsnics' Savings. 140 1424 Union Sarings 235 FIRE INSURANCE STOCKS. Arlington 20% 32 Columbia 10 Commercial 5 Corcoran 74 Firemen'# 10 21 Franklin 34 65 German-American 207 300 National Union 0 People's H 8 Potomac 27 30 Rlggs ...7 7* 8% TITLE INSURANCE STOCKS. Columbia 3 Real Estate 80 MISCELLANEOUS STOCKS. Ciraphopbone pfd 40 55 Merchants' Transfer and Storage. 110 Security Ktorage 150 200 Washington Market 16% 204 London Closing Stocks. LONDON, Jniy 21, 4 p.m. Consols for money 87 3-18 Consols for account 87% Anaconda 9% Atchison 88% Atchison pfd 03% Baltimore and Ohio 84% Canadian Pacific 172% Chesapeake and Ohio 44% Chicago Great Western 7 Chicago. Milwaukee and St. Paul 144% De Beers 10% Denver and Rio Grande 27% Denver and Rio Grande pfd 60 Erie 23% Erie 1st pfdk 30 Erie 2d pfd. 20 Grand Trunk _?% Illinois Central 140 Louisville and Nashville 113% Missouri, Kansas and Texaa 81% New York Central 109% Norfolk and Western 74 Norfolk and Western pfd 83 Ontario and Western 41% Pennsylvania 64 Rand Mines 6% .Reading 60% Southern Railway 18% Southern Railway pfd Ill Southern Pacific 93% Union Pacific 157 Unlow Pacific pfd 86 United States Steel 45% United States Steel pfd 111% Wabash 13 Wabash pfd 27 8panlsh 4a 92% Bar i'i-w, steady. 24 5-16d per ounce. Money, % per cent. The rate of discount In the open market for abort bills la 1% per cent. The rate of discount in the open market for three-month hills is 1 5-16al% per cent. a B. and 0. Earnings for June. Doltlmnpa onH Ohio Railroad Com pany's statement of earnings and expenses for the month ?f June, as compared with June, 1907, shows: Gross earnings, 1908. $3,436,251; 1907, $7,196,063; decrease, $1,759,834. Expenses, 1908, $3,886.865; 1907. $4,747,839; decrease, $860,974. Net earnings. 1908, $1,549,386; 1907, $2,448,246; decrease. $898,860. For the twelve months ended June 30. as compared with the same period of 1907, the statement shows: Gross earnings, 1908, $73,608,781; 1907, $82,243,922: decrease. $8,635,141. Expenses, 1908, $54,150.879; 1907, $54,880,091; decrease, $729,212. Net earnings. 1908. $19,457,902; 1907. $27. 363.831; decrease. $7,905,929. This statement includes the following lines: The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern Railroad Company. Ohio River Railroad Company. West Virginia Short Line railroad, Ripley and Mill Creek Valley railroad. Pittsburg. Painesvtlle and flairport raUroad. Pittsburg. Cleveland and Toledo railroad and the Pittsburg Junction railroad. 4 ASKS COURT FOR MANDAMUS P., B. AND W. R. R COMPANY WANTS ITS MONEY. ? Resort to Court After Refusal of Commissioners to Pay as Requested. The Philadelphia. Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company today applied to the District Supreme Court for a mandamus to compel the District Commissioners to make and deliver to the company or to the Secretary of the Treasury a certificate showing the compliance by the company with the provisions of the act of February 28. 1903, authorizing the construction of the Union station. The certificate Is a prerequisite for the payment of 31,500,000 by the United States to the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company as a contribution for the cost of abolishing grade crossings In the District of Columbia. The act provides for a similar payment to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. Claiming that it had fulfilled all the requirements of the act, the company applied last month to the Commissioners for the necessary certificate. After a hearing the Commissioners declined to issue the certificate, assigning as the reason that the Union station is not ready for occupancy. In their opinion the New Jersey Avenue bridge, carrying that avenue over the company's right of way, and the 8outh Washington substation should be completed and all grade crossings should be eliminated before the connecting railroads can be said to be ready for occupancy as required by the act. Attorneys McKenney and Flannery contend that the completion of the substation is not contemplated In the act as a prerequisite to the payment of the Jl.500.000. and that the delay In the completion of the New Jersey avenue bridge is caused entirely by the District authorities. who, It Is claimed, sought legislation to render the bridge unnecessary. Great damage, it is claimed, is being done by the Commissioners to the railroad company by depriving it of the use of the large sum of money to which It Is Justly and legally entitled. The court is told that In the erection of the Union station there has been expended a sum largely in excess of the requirement of the act of February 28, 1003, and that In respect to both the character of the station and the extent and character of the tracks, viaducts, approaches and other necessary appurtenances constructed the company has not only fulfilled every obligation Imposed upon it, but has met theneeds of the people of the District and the wishes of Congress in a spirit of the utmost liberality. WHOLESALE MARKET REPORT. Quotations given below are for large lots. Jobbers' prices are higher. EGGS.?Nearby fresh Virginia, 18; west Virginia and southwest Virginia, 16)4al7; Tennessee, 16. BUTTER. ? Creamery, fancy. 24a25. Western firsts, 22<?a23; seconds, 20a21. Process, fancy, 20a21; fair to good, 20a 21. Store-packed, fresh, 15al6. CHEESE. ? New York stato factory, new, large. 16)4al7. POULTRY.?Chickens, spring, per lb., 17al8; hens, per lb., 12)4; roosters, per lb.. 7; keats, per lb., 10; turkeys, hens, per lb., 12al2)4; turkeys, toms, per lb., 10; ducks, per lb., 9a 11. DRESSED POULTRY.?Hens, choice, per lb., 14al5; roosters, per lb., 9; chickens, per lb.. 20a21; ducks, per lb., Ilal3. VEGETABLES. ? Potatoes, new, per bbl.. No. 1, 2.00a2.50; No. 2, per bbl., 1.00 al.25; sweet potatoes, per bbl., 4,00a 4.50; cucumbers, per basket, 50al.00; onions, per box, 75al.OO; peppers, per carrier, 75al.00; cabbage, per bbl., 1.00a 1.50; spinach, per bbl., 50a75; eggplant, per crate, 1.50a2.00; squash, per bbl., 75al.00; snap beans, per oaskei, 50; per bbl., 2.50a3.00; new beets, per bunch, 2a3; lettuce, per basket, l.OOal.50; okra, per carrier, 1.25al.50; brussels sprouts, per qt., 6al0; tomatoes, per box, 75a 1.00; peas, per bbl., 3.00a5.00; asparagus, per doz. bunches. 1.00a2.50; radishes, per 100, 1.00al.25; green corn, pv-r doz., 12 to 25. GREEN FRUITS. ? Apples, per bbl., 1.00al.50; early June apples, per bu. basket, 50a73; oranges, Cal., per box, 3.00a4.00; grape fruit, per orate, 3.00a 4.00; pineapples, Fla., per crate, 2.25a 3.00; Ga. peaches, per crate. l.OOal.75; plums, per crate, 1.25al.50; blackberries, per qt., 12)4; cantaloupes, per crate, 75a2.00; watermelons, each, 20a30; raspberries, per qt., 10al4; pears, per bbl., 3.50a4.50. HAY AND STRAW. ? Hay, western. No. 1, 13.50a 14.00; No. 2, 12.00al2.50; mixed. 11.00al2.00. Straw, rye, bundle, 14.O0al4.50; rye, machine thrash, 10.00a 10.50; wheat, 6 00a6.50; oat s'raw, per ton. 9.00a9.50. LIVE STOCK.?Cattle, extra, per ewt., 5.50a6.00; medium, per ewt., 4.00a4.50; ordinary, per ewt., 3.00a3.50; hogs, per ewt., gross, 5.50a5.75. Sheep, per lb., 3a 3)4; spring lambs, choice, per lb., 6)4; medium, per lb., 6. Calves, choice, ner lb.. 7: medium, per lb., 6)4. BEEF CUTS.?Ribs, No. 1, per lb., 14; No. 2, 12; No. 3, 10. Rounds. No. 1, per lb., 10; No. 2, 9; No. 3. 7. Loins, No. 1, per lb., 14; No. 2. 12; No. 3, 10. Chucks, No. 1, per lb.. 8; No. 2, 7; No. 3, 6. WOOL AND HIDES.?Wool, washed, free of burrs, per lb., 19a21; unwashed, per lb., 20. Hides, green, per lb., 6; dry, per lb., 7a9. Sheepskins, green, each, 50a75; dry, each, 26a66. Calfskins, green, each, 1.00al.25. Dry flint hides, per lb., 9; dry salted hldes^ per lb., 8. GRAIN.?Wheat, per bu., 78a88. Corn, shelled, new, per bu., 85a90; ear, 3.75a 4.00. Oats, western white, No. 2, per bu.. 60a65; mixed. 50a63. Bran, per ton, 80.00a32.00. Middlings, per ton, 32.00a 34.00. CALLED BY THE DEAD. Aged Farmer Dies on the Date Set in a Vision. OAKLAND CITY. Ind., July 21.-Fifty days ago. while coming to this city from Clinton; Ind., where he had been on a visit to his daughter, Charles J. Whitten, one of the pioneers of Gibson county, said to his son: "Mother (his wife, who died several years ago) came after me last night. I asked her If she wanted me to go with her now, and she said she would come to take me In fifty days." The son tried to dissuade Ifls father from placing any belief In his dream, but he refused to be shaken in the thought that he would die in fifty days. Sunday, the fiftieth day after the dream, Mr. Whitten fell dead at his home In this j city pf heart disease. Mr. Whitten was seventy-seven years old. i Records for Twenty-Four Hours. The following were the readings of the thermometer and barometer at the weather bureau for the twenty-four hours beginning at 2 p.m. yesterday: Thermometer, July 20, 4 p.m., 88; 8 p.m.. 84; 12 midnight, 74. July 21. 4 a.m., 71: 8 a.m., 75; 12 noon, 84; 2 p.m., 8a Maximum. 90, at 4 p.m., July 20; mini mum. 69. at 6 a.m., July 21. Barometer?July 20. 4 p.m.. 30.06; 8 p.m., 30.08; 12 midnight, 30.00. July 21, 4 a.nv, 30.00 8 am., 30.11; noon, 30.06; 2 p.m., 30.01. Maximum temperature paat twentyfour hours, 90; a* year ago, 90. Downtown Temperature. The temperature recorded today byf Feast & Co.'s standard thermometer wds as follows: 9 a.m., 87; noon. 88; 2 p.m., 92. The temperature registered today by Affleck's standard thermometer was as follows: 9 a.m., 86; 12 noon, 90; 2 p.m., 92. FINANCIAL. ' AN ANNOIT1 bawd by the Mutual Life Insurance Co. wig glre you a guaranteed income for life. n?M annuities are secured by orer flee hundred mil. Hons of assets. Apply to THOMAS P. MORGAN, Telephone Main 1126. 1MB P. SA Boor Croat. wyl N. to. th.tft-T i Moncv at LOANED ON D.C. REAL ESTATE. Heiskell & McLeran, no30-tf 1*2 H ot. mrjgggAL. /^Bw^^^Bn*rL^^HL ln\ ffSw*!^MH \mL Jn/ i^n>H^B^rj/ Paid-up Capital, f 1.000,000. ; Increase Your ; EARNINGS By opening an account with our banking department. When deposited here your ; | funds will earn 11 /7^\% Interest. fii J) This company's [ : : , L% business is conn) | ducted under sul vJ i pervision of U. S. V J Treasury Dept. the same as that t ; of National banks. Safe deposit boxes, S3 year up. United States FINANCIAL. Jheavy CUT IN| 1 IISO.RMCE 125% to 50% Reduction I ^ ., ON NEW BUSINESS. * ^ BRICK dwellings. 5c per $100 | 3| (annual); contents, 10c. ft FRAME dwellings, detached. 15c ? per $1(10 (annual); contents. 20c. ? 13 Also heavy cuts on APART- Jf 3 MENT HOUSE and MERCAN- * 2 TILE risks. ^ ^ We represent leading American P % and English companies with as- j? % sets aggregating over $100,000.- |fe 000. Have been over .15 years in jfc ^j| the insurance business here. Call at ^ 3 our office or write. I TYLER-RUTHERFIRD I % (INCORPORATED). ? 2.730 Fifteenth St. N.W. \ || ^ Established 1872. | REPORT OP THE CONDITION Of the American Security and Trust Company, At WflBhlnirton. In the District ?f Columbia, at the clore of boaineta July 16. 1008. KKKUIXOEB. Loans on collateral $4,345,144 13 Loans on real estate 2,865.340 81 Overdrafts, secured and unsecured. 4.265 31 Bonds, securities, etc 1,551,093 03 Banking bouse, furniture, fixtures and vaults 761.216 13 Other real estate owned 68.442 14 Due from national banks (not reserve agents). .$993,232 76 Due from trust companies and bankers 612,161 59 Checks and other cash Items 68.716 43 Notes of other national banks 2,040 00 Fractional paper curren* ejr, nickels and cents. 438 85 Lawful money reserve in bank, vis.: Specie 249.758 85 Legal-tender notes.. 10,010 00 \ 1.936.358 43 Total $11,531,863 1C LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid in $3,000,000 00 Surplus fund 1,700,000 0C Undivided profits less expenses and taxes paid 160,952 03 Due to otter national banks $100,333 34 Dtie to trust compa- * nles and savings banks 114.904 66 Dividends unpaid 9,306 25 Individual deposits subject to check.... 5.868.303 18 Demand certificates of deposit 20,067 86 Time certificates of deposit 217.233 39 Certified checks 3,709 99 Cashier's checks outstanding , 12.097 88 Trust deposits 824.954 52 6.670.911 07 Total $11,531,863 10 District of Columbia, ss.: I. CHA8. E. HOWE, treasurer of the abovenamed bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement la true, to the beat of my knowledge and belief. CHA8. E. HOWE, treasurer. Subscribed and sworn to before ase this 20th day of July, 1908. CHARLES E. SESSFORD, Notary Public. Correct?Attest: HENRY F. BLOUNT, H. S. REESIDE, ULARENOB F. NORM BINT, M. E. AILES, WM. J. FLATHER, ALBERT M. BEAD. Directors. REPORT OF THE CONDITION Of the Washington Loan and Trust Co.j At Washington, in the District of Columbia, at the close of business July 15, 1908. RESOURCES. 1 Loans and discounts $4,517,088 4( Overdrafts, secured and unsecured.. 449 01 I Bonds, securities, etc 321,894 83 Banking bouaa, furniture and fixtures. vaults and safe work 634,055 92 Other real estate owned 49,684 OS Due from national banks $806,631 iT Due from trust companies and bankers. 601,921 36 rn, ..a ^..i. vucvm auu viuct tiou Item* 77.012 93 Exchanges for clearing bouse 29,001 70 Fractional paper currency. nickels and cento 20 02 Lawful money reserve In bank, viz.: Specie 350.848 50 1.872.088 88 Total..... $7,890,800 22 LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid In $1,000,900 00 Surplus fund 7QO.OOO 0CI Undivided profits, less expenses and taxes paid 77,684 41 Due to national bank*. $500 59 Due to state banks and bankers 3,274 08 Due to trust companies 6.673 43 Dividends unpaid 1,180 95 Individual deposits sub-. Ject to check 6,447,985 51 Demand certificates of deposit 13,081 44 Time certificates of deposit 125,283 37 Certified checks 3,600 G4 Trust department deposits 15,844 80 _ 5.616.974 81 Reserved for taxes 1,150 Ofl Total $7,395,800 22 District of Columbia, city of Washington, ss.: I, HARRY O. MEEM, treasurer or the above named, do solemnly awear that the above statement la true to the beat of my knowledge and belief. HARRY O. MEEM, Treasurer. Correct?Attest : JOHN JOY KDSON, ELLIS SPEAR. JOHN B. LARNER. ANDREW PARKER. ' RRA1NARD H. WARNER. LOUIS P. SHOEMAKER. JOHN A. HAMILTON, X. H. SHEA. THOB W. SMITH. WM. A. MEARX8. MARTIN A. KNAPP. AUGUSTUS CRANE. JR., GEO. TRCESDELLl Directors. REPORT OF THE CONDITION Of the National Metropolitan Bank, At Washington, D. C.. at the close of business July 15. 1908. RESOURCES. Ix>ans and discounts $1,997,126 20 Overdrafts, secured and unsecured.. 458 03 U. 8. bonds to secure circulation... 900,000 00 i Other bonds to secure V. 8. deposits 780.736 30 U. 8. bonds on hand 2,000 00 Premiums on V. S. bonds 27.047 50 Bonds, securities, etc.. #05,088 09 Banking house, furniture and fixture*. 1 855,963 27 Other real estate owned 266,800 00 Due from national banks (not re serve agent*) 5W.50A 85 Due from state hank* and bankers. 78.825 77 Dne from approved reserve agent*.. 848,418 05 Check* and other o*sh Item* 15,487 21 exchange* (or clearing bouse 81,350 88 Notes of other national banks 2,385 00 Fractional paper currency, nickels and cents 448 18 Lawful money reserve In hank, vis.: Specie $135,910 90 Legal-tender notes.... 125,795 00 281,705 90 Redemption fund with U. 8. Treauerer (5 per cent of circulation).. 40,000 00 Total $8,283,918 19 LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid In $800,000 00 Surplus fund 650,000 00 Undivided profits, leu expense* and taxes paid 46,255 87 National bank notes outstanding.... 800,000 00 Dne to other national banks $228,170 70 Due to state banks and banker* 47,401 82 Due to trust companies and savings bank*... 85,515 95 Due to approved reserve agent* 42.729 20 Dividend* unpaid 1,910 00 I Individual desposits > subject to check 2,948,372 14 Demand certificate* of I deposit 3,599 85 Certified checks 50,876 85 Cashier's checks outstanding 288 01 United State* deposits. 457.000 00 9 fiOK JtAO OO Bond* borrowed 122,000 00 Total $6,283,918 19 District of Columbia, as.: I. J. GALES MOORE, cashier of the abovenamed bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of tnv knowledge and belief. J. GALES MOORE, Cashier Subscribed and aworn to before me this 18th day of July, 1908. ALFRED B. BR JOGS, Notary Fnbllc. Correct?Attest: K. SOUTHARD PARKER. O. H. PERRY JOHNSON, JOHN H. MOORE. CUNO H. RANDOLPH, GEO. TRUESDEU* Directors. ! I Trust Company H. BRADLEY DAVIDSON. President. < 1405 G Street Northwest. i: "SWAT m I; HE ME?" | 4b ' J ,, ?Napoleon's Famous Question. , 1 ,, To eliminate any experimenting 1 ? ?? with your money in building op- 4 1 * | eratlons, employ a good build- Jj , , er. This advice is trite and true. J <? It is well worth remembering. 4 ] * The way to Judge builders is by *! ,? their records. My twenty-two <? years' record as a builder in 4 ' \ Washington is an open book. ^ i > Ask Napoleon's famous ques- ? |? tion: "What has he done?" J ARTHUR COWSILL, 3 <? 'The Builder ?V'ho Makes Good," 4 ; % HIBBS BLDG., 723 15TH N.W. 4 O c < * ? 1 REPORT OF THE CONDITION Of the Merchants and Mechanics' Sav ings Bank, At Washington, In the District of Columbia, a the close of business July 16. 1908. RESOURCES. Loan* and discount* $907,829 7 Overdrafts, secured and unsecured.. 681 7 U. 8. bonds on band 50.000 0 Premiums on U. S. bonds 4.408 2 Bands, securities, etc 87,000 0 Banking houae. furniture and natures 266,834 t , Other real estate owned 7.280 1 Due from national banks 180.911 8 Dne from trust companies 8.540 1 Checks and other cash items 4,602 6 Exchanges for clearing bouse 7.417 9 , Notes of other national banks 1,106 I r Fractional paper currency, nickels > and centa J... 1,061 C Lawfpl money reserve In bank. viz.: > Specie .............. 900.163 10 | Legal-tender notes... 2.000 00 - 62.162 1 Due from U. S. treasurer 500 0 Total 91.629.098 2 LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid in 9200.000 0 Surplus fund 36.600 0 Undivided profits, less expenses and I taxes paid 2.997 4 i Due to national banks. '90,393 32 ; Dne to trnst companies and savings banks... 3,060 49 Individual deposits snbI Ject to check 636,891 47 Individual deposits ? savings 708,771 64 Demand certificates of deposit 3,417 25 1 Time certificates of 1 deposit 5,949 63 Certified checks 1.706 01 1.366.185 8 Reserved for taxes................. 415 O Iu*x^rrea payment ou Dancing iiouae, 7th and G streets northwest 25.000 0 Total 91.629,098 2 District of Columbia, sa: I. i. FENDALL CAIN, caahier of the above named hank, do solemnly swear that the abov statement Is true to the best of my knowledg and belief. J. FENDALL CAIN, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 20tl i day of July, 1908. WM. P. YODNG. Notary Public. Correct?At teat: ELDRIDGE E. JORDAN. C. M. WOOLF, A. D. PRINCE. M. U. McCORMIOK, EMANUEL. SPEICH, JULIUS I. PEYSER. BERT T. AMOS. L. M. COOK. B. J. SMITH. JR.. OWEN OWEN. THOS. P. HICKMAN. CHARLES J. WALKER. Directors. REPORT OF THE CONDITION Of the United States Savings Bank, At Washington. in the District of Columbia, a the close of business July 16, 1908. RESOURCES. Loans snd discounts $132,869 1 Overdrafts, secured and unsecured.... 326 1 Bonds, securities, etc 49.679 1 Banking bouse, furniture and fixtures. 67.728 4 Due from state banks and bankers, trust companies and sarlngs banks.. 62.322 4 Checks and other cash Items 3,238 2 Fractional paper currency, nickels and , cents 41 6 Lawful money reserve in bank, vis.: Specie $18,641 75 Legal-tender notes.. - 270 00 18,911 7 Total $385,106 8 LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid In i $114,075 O Increased capital stock account 1.236 0 Surplus fund. 2,150 0 Undivided profits, lass expenses and taxes paid. 11,930 3 Due to national banks $194 60 Due to state banks and bankers *.041 96 Dividends unpaid 196 50 Individual deposits subject to check 59,665 05 Individual deposits, savings. 96,858 19 ' Time certifiestas of deposit. 44,260 17 Certified chacka 600 Oo 205,716 4 Total $835,106 8: District of Columbia *.: I. JOHN C. ATHEY, caahier pro tarn, of th< above-named bank, do solemnlv swear that th< above statement la true to the beat of my knowl 1 edge atad belief. * _ JNO. C. ATHEY, Cashier Pro Tern. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 20tl day of xRAZZARE. Notary Public. Ooirct?Attest: JAMES L. KARRIOK, JAMES M. BAKER, E. a THOMAS. A. E. U I.BCK IE. JOHN L. WARREN, DAN. THEW WRIGHT, U. H. LYNN. JOSEPH RICHARDSON. ?"HAS. A. GOLDSMITH, W. H. WUNDBtt, Directors. i > I < ? Under U. S. Treasury Supervision. > i > ????????????? ( You Can Spare. | | A little each week from your J 4 , salary to put In the bank, if 4 4 , you try. and provide something 1 i ? for your old age. * 1 ? : :Home Savings Bank,: !: 7T8 ABD MASS. AVE. M.W. !* BRANCHES: I JI 7th and H Sts. N.E. ! J! 436 7th St. S.W. : X jj21-tf , I t FINANCIAL. KEToA op thr condition Of ih? Riggs National Bank, At Washington. In tha District of Columbia. at tha rlnw of business July IS, 1W8. R ESDI HUES. I/oana and discounts $3.2R8.9ft8 M JOrerdmfts. secured and unsecured. ft.40# M I". 8. hood* to secure circulation . 1 .OOO.uOO Ort Other honda to nwnrr t'.S. deposits l.MW.Ttt Rt? t". 8. hmdt <0i hand 14.100 ?0 Rood*, securities. etc 808.773 XI ; Foreign money 8.480 8' Banking bouse. furniture and flxturea 341.090 M Duo from national hank* (not reaone agents) $047,180 09 Duo from state banka and hankers.. 402.232 28 ; Due from approved raaarra agents 2,001 ..102 W> (becks and othar rash Items 80.294 00 ! Exchanges for rlaarfng bonaa 103.728 1.8 Notaa of othar national banka 448 <10 Fractional papar cnrI rcnry, nickels and cents 208 02 3,004.455 M ; lawful money reset-re In hank, vis.: Specie $301,004 80 ! Legal-tender notaa... 200.000 00 ? 801,004 80 ; Redemption fund with 1". 8. treas; urer <S% of circulation) 00,00? ?0 Total $13,084,088 2ft LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid In $1,000,000 ?o Surplus fond 1,000,000 Oil I'ndleldad profits, leas expeuaaa and i taxaa paid 178.803 83 ! National bank notea outstanding... 082.09T N> ? Ihir to othar national hanks gol?.7HO 83 Fine to state hanka and banker* 10,827 80 Due to trust companies and saving* hanks... 632,310 84 Due to approved reserve agents 8.213 84 Dividends unpaid Ums? I n d 1 v Idual deposits subject to cheek 5,037,707 85 Demand certificates of deposit 51.078 ,'tfi Certified checks in,?3? 30 7.188.483 Id t'nlted States depoalta 1,257.?i0O o>? Bonds borrowed 050,000 Ot Total 813,034.066 20 District of Columbia, as: I. HENKY H. KI.ATHER. cashier of the shove. - named bank, do solemnly swear that the abnvo t statement Is true to the best of bit knowledge : and belief. HENRY H. Fl.ATHEk, Cashier. : Subscribed and sworn to before me this lfitti ' day of July. 1908. ? DAVID RITTKNHOCSK, Notary PuMic. 1 Cbrrec t?At t est: M. E. AIDES. > WW. J, FURTHER. f HENRY HURT. I Directors. II Investments! : I for Conservative ? : ? People. ? * 8 We can place any $ > ? * * # sum from $^oo to S F ? * * " $10,000 in first mort- S F 5 gages on Improved fig | : : : Washington Real Es- | ^ g Absolutely no risk 5 I 2 # f t and a good and as- S - & sured profit. ? fi # Opportunities for placing k - ? # # i Investments PROMPTLY ? I come to us more plentl- 8 * * fully than others because O we sell so much property 9 and mortgages are often- ? times desired. "p # We know values, arid j| can advise you as to the S * amount you can safely g * loan on a house and lot. 9 The conservative policy 9 of this office, together ? . with its activity in real ? estate matters, is evidence 9 that your money will be X properly invested. Write m m m # or call for particulars. fit Stone & Fairfax, ? 1342 New York Ave. I iri4-iot _ X - wetetacacatacatatM MaaKMKMMKttKmMMM 0 I 1 Cspltsl. $1.000.000?8nrpIa?. ?1.500.000. Letters Drafts issued direct on principal cities of the world. Money transmitted by cable. Exchange bought and sold. > Investments&collections made v Stocks & Bonds bought & sold. : RIQQS BANK.*' " PA. AVE.. OPPOSITE U. 8. TREASURY. 13 iria-SM 4 j-H-M--1 I I I 1 ?M I 111 1 I 1 I I ! 1 1 t* | Organized 11879. | ; Assets, $2,249f4U5.<U9. ;; THB EQUITABLE Co-operative Building Association *! " Stock. J: PAYS 4% 7 Shares$2.5?perMonth ; |i: 55th Issue. 1 ; Now Open for jj ; Subscription. 6 ' ' JNO. JOT EDSON. President. ' ' - ; ; FRANK P. REESIDE, 8?cr*UlT. " ! ' Office: EQUITABLE BUILOlNOw ! ?., UK? F ST. N.W. ;; 2 ? . my*-tf ? I o Tminiiiimi-inmtn* 9 The Safest Investments Are those that do not fluctuate during disturbed conditions of the money or stock markets. First deed of trust notes <flr?t mortgages!. well secured on real estate in the District of Columbia, constitute "gilt edge" Investments. They do not depend upon the financial resitousibillty of individ^ uals or corporations for their stability, and * are exempt from taxation as personal 2 property. We can supply such Investments In amounts from $500 upward. 9 Send for booklet, "Concerning Loans and 9 Investments." , Swartzell, Rheem & Hensey Co., 727 I5TH ST. N.W. oc1R-d.eSu.30 ; W.B.Hibbs&Co. t ' f Ktw Tork Stock Exchange ' Members 1 Washington Stock Exchange ' ^Chicago Board of Trade LOCAL. SECURITIES boi'ght and sold on aarae favorable terms as wo offer for trading tn Now Tork stocks and bonds. Hibbs Building. feIT-oo.00 .