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Miscarriage of Movement Centering
In Reading Held Responsible. PANICKY BREAK IN LEHIGH VALLEY I Meeting of Pennsylvania Directors Today Looked Forward to as Source of Inspiration?Storm Reports Af? fect Stock of Railways in South. (By Associated Press ) raw YORK. B?ft ?1.?After m?k? ln* a brave start today, the nock speculation experienced some contus? ion in adjusting itself to son>t new consideration. This miscarriage 04 the movement which has centered in Reading will be given responsibility generally for the upset in the mar ket, heavy unloading of that Stocii following the declaration of only tl'.* ri gular ouarterly dividend of 2 per j cent on the Central Railway of Nest Jersey stock. In the Philadelphia stock ina-k' Lebigh Valley stock broke nearly 1_ points on the Jersey Central dlv'dend action. The disappointment in tili:; matter brought home keenly to the speculative mind the extent to which it hud been relying on vague and M authenticated rumors. oince the money market resou'ee. have begun to be constricted, the stock market had given evidence ot a st> ady movement to sell stocks un? der cover and to take advantage of all strung sustaining influences. With disappointment behind them, the stock market turned to the Ponnsylvania directors meeting tomor? row as a hopeful source of inspiration and make conjectures of a possible anuouueement cf a new stock issue with subscriptions rights from that meeting. Uaitod States Steel extend? ed Its record price to 85. Some importance was attached to the Des Moines speech of President Tatt as an indication of determination to push for a strengthening of the laws to regulate corporations. The storm reports from the south bore heav.ly on stocks of the railroads in the region affected. Hi nds were weak. Total sales, par value. $r,.312.??00. United States bonds were unchanged on call. Total sales tcday. 1,229.600 shares, including; Amalgamated Copper, 31,300; Sugar, 7 .".no; Tobacco. 300; Atlantic. Coast Line, 1.200: Chesapeake ft Ohio. 18. 300; Chicago Mil. ft St. Paul, 32,300; Louisville ft Nashville, 300; Norfolk i W'e-tcrn, j.30o; Pennsylvania, 123. 200; Reading. 308.300; Southern Pa? cific. 72.300; Southern Railway. 3,200; pfd. r.on: Tennessee Copper. 100; Un? ion Pacific, 100,300; United States Steel. 203.400; Virginia Carolina Chemical, 300. Closing List. Allls Chalmers pid . 52 Amalgamated Copper. 84 Amerjran Agricultural. 46*4 American Meet Sugar. 46% American Can pfd. American Ccttcn Oil . 75% American Car ft Foundry - 6?% American Cottrn Oil . ? American Hide ft Leather pfd . 49% American Ice Securities . 26 American Linseed. 1*% American locomotive . 60% Amer.ran Smelting ft Refin. .. 100* American Smelting ft Refin. pid H3% American Sugar Refining.133% American Tel. ft Tel .143 American Tobacco pfd .100% American Woolen. 39 Anaconda Mining Co. 50% Atcbiscn .119% Atchlson pfd .10*v4 Atlantic Coast Line .13*.% Baltimore ft Ohio.11?% Baltimore ft Ohio pfd. JJ Bethlehem Steel. 35% Brooklyn Rapid Transit. SO Canadian Pacffir.182% Central Leather . *4** Central Leather pfd .10* Certrsl of New Jersey.3U> Chesapeake ft Ohio. ^\ Chicago ft Alton . Chicago Oreat Weetera. "6 Chicago ft Northwestern . ISi Chicago Mil ft St Paul . 1?"'A < C . C. ft St l/ouls . 9} Colorado r*w*l ft I row. 46% Colorado ft Southern. S*% r-Mrt-ado ft Southern 1st pfd . 7? Colorado ft Pont hern 2nd pfd . . 7? Consolidated Gas .145% Corn Products. T>!?ware ft Hudson .1*3 H Oarer ft Rk> Orandr. 47% T -nv*r A Rio Grand- pfd . . . ?5% Distillers- Securities'. 17*A sVSt . B F.rb? 1st pfd . 9m Erie 2nd pN . General Kl-drir. JS< C.rcit Wrtbwra pfd. mm*. f,rr,t \nr?h*ra Ore Ofs. W% Jllino-. Central . rc? lr.?erhnrough Met. ?4% lrtrrborougb Met pfd. *7% triW Harvester . " Inter Maria- pfd . f * Inf-matHmal Paper. I** in.^-neflooel Putap. . 2s Kansas CHt Reut her? 4?% K?n*s? Ore SesrthWft P*d .. ? ?s"i Ueslir-i * Nashville 1*? Mlnnes|M.lls & S?. Louis . 52 Minn , St P. & Sault St. M . 144% ' Missouri I'aciftc. 51% Mlsstiuil. Kansas ?V Texas .. It*; Misuuri. Kansas ? Toxa.s I'fd . 74?i National Itiscult. 116 Nstlonal Lead. IR>% Mmtl R>s. gl Mexico 1st pfd .. 69% New York Central .137% New York. Ontario ft Western 60% Norfolk & W? stern . S3 North American. 83% Northern Pacific . 137% Paede Mall . 35% Pennsylvania .. . .*..147% Peoples Uas .116^ PltMmrg. C C ft St. Louis .. S:"* Presses Steel Car. 60 Pullman Palace Car . 191 Hallway Steel Spring . 4'J Reading .170% Republic Steel . 44% Republic Steel pfd .10S% Ttock Island Co. 39 Rock Island Co. pfd. 7? St. Load* & San torn*. Sad pfd . .'.im,, St. Liuis Southwestern. 26% St. Louis Southwestern pfd .... 69% Sloas Sheffield Steel * Iron . . SS% Southern Pacific. 132% Southern Railway . 31% Southern Railway pfd. 71 Tennessee Copper . 36% Texas ft Pacific. 36 Toledo. St. Ijcuis * West _ 50 Tolede. St t.onls & West pfd .. 71 % t7nleu Pacific . MSfj Palest Pacific pfd.107% United States Realtv . M United States Rubber. 54% United States Steel . M% I'nited States Steel pfd. 1 -'I:li Utah Copjter. 5t?% Virginia Carolina Chemical .. 48% Wahash. 2tta4 Wauath pfd . 51% Western Maryland . 3% Westinghouse E'ectric . 85% Western I'nion . 77% Wheeling & Lake Erie. 9% Wisconsin Central. 54 Standard Oil .702 Chicago Grain and Provisions. CHICAGO. ILLS.. Sept. 21 ? Bullish enthusiasm was rampant in the wneat pit on the Hoard of Trade today and prices advanc?d freni 1% to 3% eentr compared with the closing iigur>? 04 the previous day. The market closed | strong, at almost the top. Coarse grains 3nd provisions closed Arm. Articles Open High Low Clos. Wheat Sept. .. 103% LM% M3% 105% j Dec. .. 98% 100 98% 99? May .. 102 103% J02 103t Corn? Sept. ..68 68 67% 67?. Dec. .. 60% 60% 60% 60% I May .. 62% 62% 62% ?2% | Oats Sept. .. 39% 39% 39% 39%, Dec. .. 39% 39% 39 39% May .. 41% 42% 41% 42% Mess Pork, per bbl.? Sept. .. 24 10 24.10 24.10 24 10 Jan. ... 18.13 18.17%17.07%17.17% J Lard, per 100 lbs.? Sept. .. 12 17%12.20 12.13 12.20 Oct. .. 12 07%12.10 12.07%12.10 Ncv. .. H.72%11.72%1167%11.72% Short Ribs, per 100 lbs.? Sept. .. 11 93 11.93 1 90 11 90 Nov. .. 11.65 11.70 11?2%1165 Jan. ... 9.53 9.63 9 55 9*?>5 New York Money Market, NEW YORK. Sept. 21?Money ot call, firm. 2%a3 per cent: ruling rate. 2%: blosing bid. 2%, offered at 2%. Time loans, slightly softer and active; sixty dsys. 3% per cent, and ninny days. 3%a4 per cent; six months. 4Va per cent. Close: Prime mercantile paper. 4% a5 per cent; sterling exehanrc steadv nith actual business in hankers' h?ls J at 4.84 33a4 ?4.40 for sixty dav bills and 4 86 10 for demand. Conioier-.al | bills. 4 83%s4.84%. Bar silver. ".1% Mexican d- liars. 43. Baltimore Grain Market. BALTIMORE MD. Sept 21 - WHEAT?strong: spot contort $108%;. southern br sample. $1 *::?? $1.07; southern or grade. $1 oo%a% fl.07%. CORN?firmer; ear. ?4%. OATS?firm; No 2 mixed. 41%a42 RYE?firm; No. 2 western domes-] tic. 77a77%. The Road to Her Heart. "Rot what made yoo Irritate her father'*" "I bad tc do It. I wssn t sny too popular with the girl until her father forbade me the house.'?Louis? ville Courier-Journal. Live in To-day. To-morrow yrm have no business1 with. Toe steal if yrss touch ton* row. It Is Ood's. Every day has la it enough to keep aay man occupied without cotK-eraina himself with the things heyoad ?Henry Ward Brecher. SCHOOL TICKETS. Pwoiia Must O" in Order to Get The attention of the school children, both ta public sad private schools. Is directed to Use necessity of 4 - * atr from th' - order to secure the r-gtrsr school tickets on the line of the Xeepor* News and OH Pol at Railway aad El-rtrb- rompanr aprf i Hamf* i Roads Cosapaav OM bark* <*f heaves will not aaswer the ptirpoae and e-ve. pnp4l I? rewnired to present a certl!? ente from her or his tesx-ber when applying for the ?chnn4 Hchets Tbl? I f tiW w/vftr* no h *fT?J*as rp n poti t It** popPr sad ts one ttsat f will appreciate a strict with the retjwant, 34. (satv ) Glenn Curtiss Signs Contact to Appear at State Fair. FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR WEEK Famous American Aviator Agrees to Make Daily Flights at Virg.nia Capital in Machine With which He Broke World's Records In France. (Special to The Daily Press.) RIC HMOND . V A , Sept. 21. Qkm* II. Curtiss, who recently captured the international < up m the aviatiuu con? tests at Rheims. France, has .signed a contract f( r daily nights during the Virginia Stale fair in October Word to this effect was received in a tele? gram received tu.ii?.ht by the fair ot tic lain from the Curtiss Company at II tun tin nds|?ort,' X. Y., which itdfe* that the contrail has been signeJ and is new on its way to tt.ehmond. This means that Richmond will !>? the first city in the Booth to see lh world famous Hying macbi'ie. The contract price for the week is fiv thousand dc liars, for which Cur'i - ign-c, hj g've daily exhihi l.ns per fllllatlog all the evolutions of which the machine is capable. Curtiss will bring wLi. him to Rich? mond the identical machine wi'h which he broke world's records ir. France. VANDERBILT SEPARATION. W. K. Jr., and His Wife Preparing to Sign Papers. (By Associated Press). NF.U YORK . Sept. SI - William K Vanderbilt. Jr.. and his wife, form ly Miss Virginia Fair, of San Fran? cisco, have signed a separation agree ment. according to an afternoon news [?aper. Mrs Vanderbilt Is now returning from Euri/|?e to America with her two children, Muriel and William K. Van? derbilt ill. It is expected that the separation will he formally announced as soon as Mrs. Vanderbilt reaches Xew Y';rk. Efforts by Mrs. O. H. P. Relmonf, mother of Mrs. Vanderbilt, and Mrs. Herman Oelrichs. altar of Mrs. Van? derbilt. to avert the separation were [ without success. BLOW TO STANTON "WETS." Court Fails tn Sustain Charge of II legal Voting. ~Kr Associated Preaa.) STAINITON. VA.. rVpt. 21?A i blow was dealt the "wets" in the con? test being held over the recent local option election uhen, ..vis pi'.irnoon. the court failed t.? .-ustain fcM charge that s. venteen Borsttt-% arista names were not on th-? !tiasitter's books voted illegally. The ? wets" will no*" h "re to pro lehnte twenty person- who voted i! j legally on July 22? or th1- ?ily will b? dry aftei 'Woher 22 Resigns After Long Service. IRy Associated Press.1 C.RKKXSBORO. X C. Sept 21.?S L. Trogfkm. for 18 years c lerk of thej I'niti-d States District and Circuit] Courts at this place tendered his re? signation today to .lud*?? James K floyd Jude" fioyd accepted th" ?ignaticr, and referred it to Circuit | WANTED. WANTED?\ TOl'XC, MAN THAT has had some experience in an all right furntshtne store Must be well r<? ommended and no* afraid of work. t?ood |mt to the right party Applv by letter oolv Box 72. H<tinr>irn. Va A local man pre? ferred. II WANTKD-BVERYBODY IN HAMP too to know thai we are now Tocat ed In our new store. "A Q-ieen St. with a clean and up to date stork of hard wan-, paints and sporting goods. I.ER A SMITH H ARJ> W\RK^CO. IF TOIT WANT A QT'ART. HA1.F| gallon or any owaat'iT of good oyi ters or claws, call Pfcotw? 1-* or] vkI to lU'fd'INS DO*-K. Hampton \ I I m. LOST. I/WT FKII>A"i NH.HT. SKIT r la A?yfnm ?irwet. b?ate?r ass-k. r< staining t*1 la paper money. |Jw eral reward If to JOHN Pt~ftH~?ll. ? Asytuat strwei. Ptiowhw* 23. \XmTT? PI.AIN OOSO BRACTJCT FX graved Branca*' krttsii !?>?? ItlOptir -f^hod:?? rhwrctt and E??t HaoifWoti hrwter "tu?tabt?> re w?rd ff rwtnrn? d to Pvwue otBc. S AND OLD [Court Judges (joff and Prltcbard for' [their acceptance, it I? rut.<l thai I United stales Murshal J M Milllkva. ?f this city, wtit succeed Clerk Trog I The American Theater Phoebus, Va. Iis now Open for the season. It's our purpose 10 make e.c h and It'voiy show SlljesHlS autl instructive, ?rli as amusing Pantares r banged :ry eight vuudrviiie , baggad 'Mondays and Thursdays. SALE OP* STOCK OK GROCERIES and o'l'HKH person\l IM?)!' ERTY, HEI.oN'ciNi; TO TKH KS T?TE of <'HARLES W. liiCK M V\. It.WKK! IT 1 sliall on Wednesday. S.-picinhcr 22nd. 1909, at tl noon, proceed to tell by public auction, tin- personal property of belonging to the estate of Charles \\". llickinan. Bankrupt, In the <ity of Hamilton, Virginia, :.>i cash The properly consists of groceries hay, store fixtures, iroii safe, two wagons ami one horse mul oilier art ieies gaaalty carried In a retail groc pry store. sihnky j. DUDLEY, Trustee In Bankruptcy, It O. LACK BT, 12. 11 IC. 1<. iv.21, 22. AuctioBsar. We Sell Fruit and buy In large quantities Cross tirsi hands, also vege? tables and keep tiieni in a specialty constructed cage away from the filth of the ?Crai i and inserts. new scuppernong. con? cord. delaware and niagara grapes, riving. In fact St Of J thing the market affords now in stock. New Speciallies MB Pickles, Bsastad sliced Ox Theene, ?New Crop Maple Syrup New Crop Comb Hone>. New Crop B^SiOnrated Apri? cots. Richardson & Bush Phones, 5 & 95 Hampton. Va Cid Point and Boulevard Deliveries. JUST SAY WHEN?You are pour? ing nut the drink that the wine or | liquor comes from Leonard's. That will tell your friends it Is all right In every respect. Uoed judges say our wines and liquors cannot he excellad for flavor, bouquet and body. Give rhom a trial and judge for yourself. Corf, per gal. .*1 M I Sherry, per gal..1.001 ?"laret. |? r gal.1??j iSwoet Catawba. per gal. . I.i?' Tokara. per gal .!.<>?? ahn Kit it j. per bottle. 251 Rhine Wine. \?t Im>: 1??. Duffcys Matt W-tskej per bot... Jt Whir.fcey in Bulk at the Following: Iturhon Whiskey, per. gal .|1.5o I'arkwoori .2.*h Star A Rye. straight .2.2* Old Charter, straight.2 5' Panl Joaes .2.7: Hunter .tO"! Harper.4 0?> Double ttfemp Cm. Z All seftte seet '?? per Untie: ioc| per do7i n. \\ .?? mit;.: r-: N.LEONARD Or Qinfll Price Cutter, PIIOKIt! I VintilNIA We Welcome You Today! Meet pm- jn-rltv half way. i ??'.? ?e in better shape *?? h ? <II? ymir orders tri ?st . I fumistilr.g. St?des aad r^p?.-s. Ladle?' and I tager tnaate ?lothlnr ?' nBJ. treat you right eeaa sT Newell & Co., Inc. pt"f Hg. 21. 25 W. Queen St. Mssnptoe. ' POINT-Continued. _ I The Fall Exhibition gf High Class LL1NERY Will Occur at Burgee Millinery Store Thursday and Friday! S? P i t MUFR 23rd AND 241h. We take pleasure in invittisg our friends and the general public of Newport News, Hampton, River view, Phoebus, O'd Tbint, Fox Bill and E Istbeth City, War? wick utm! fork 0 unities to eonie to mir store daring the Millinery Exhibition In calling this display an exhibition we feel certain that all who come will agree that our sell thin sea? son are worthy of a better word than merely d splay. The steck includes the creations of Paris and New York. It's simply an indescribable scene of beauty and wo con? fess our inability to tell you of it. We'll bd delighted to have you as our guest on THURSDAY and KRIDAY. BURGES' MILLINERY INo. 22 BAST QUEEI\I STREET. Classical school for Girls and Young Ladies. The ;hiri< enth sessUn will be? gin Sept. .10. tfM Miss Fltchett will l> ? at b<>m<' any morning to th?-p desiring a persona; Inter? view. For catalogue, Ate, ad Tlress Hins Fitchett Hampton College lampton Va. SAND Cement, Gravel. Crushed Stone and BuMdin? Mate run J. V. B1CKFORD SAND & GRAVEL CO., Hampton and Newport News. Hampton, 'Phone 3. Deliver Sand. etc.. At.ywhere in Hemp ton or Newoort News. Agent Alpha Portland Cement. Norlhamp'on Ivrt'and Cement FOR SALE. I small York Iron Safe, frost SSO: ?vefght about 1.!????< ;bs? Price $2a. 10 Wood and Mattress Cots, (cost t2.S?1 Price f?> each 1 Na: . i.a. Cash II -gi.-?-r. fcost" >7.*. I Pi icv " j 1 I?aiT- National Computing Scale?.! feost $"?'.I I'rice t:_ BJ S. ?mg Ma'.lur-. f. oa. $io.i>i. #11 on. Kb >?:<??':? - ::. ?:? . lore ' THE WHITE FRONT AUCTION HOUSE. 115 W. Oween St.. Hampton. Va C. 5. Conkling \<i<Ti hi waat, C. S. CONKLING tZb Caape! at. Ha apt on M O LACKEY. Manager Che Phiilips=?ackey go. ! /ncorjtorated) REAL ESTATE- LOANS- INSURANCE?RENTS AUCTIONEERS?BONOS. 18 E. QUEEN STREET. HAMPTON, VIR6IN1A. Kul>. n St....|i:>. baa st . b; th, etc. 15. Im St.. bath, etc . (What St, bath, etc Kim St, . K m St . East Hampton. Victoria Ave., Victoria Ave. WaatM rtou st. Wine St. IM, Fulton St.40.00 STORES. Queen ? St. KM Queen 81. . IMS King St. 8.09 Qi.eclt S*. 1*> hO FOR SALE. That desirable reinjeace net Sor.'h King ettewt. Lareje> kai, Kv ??ll^nt location for profes? sional aj;:n. Terms easy. !?? ICLHV Ulli l.i iTS. i 'HEAP. Will lend money to crew dwel? ling;. ONE ACRE ON L ASAL1? Ave. Terms easy. . . Tl:'.'"K FARMS?2T. acres. n.-ar to?n. Price $2.000. Truck farm including farm i'i g implements and stock. M. H. MORGAN & CO. REAL ESTATE FOR SALE SPECIAL SALE OF DE3'RABLE MEOlUM PRICED HOMM THAT IT WOULD PAY YOU TO LOOK IfdTO. INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. THAT INSURE. HOUSES POR RENT IN ALL SECTIONS. WE MAV? THE HOUSE YOU WANT. ? *' -- BONDS. LOANS.* NO. t 4 11 K*NQ ST. NO. S StfLLOM ?T. _ HAMPTON PHOEBUS.