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
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
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
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%
Atchlson pfd .10*v4
Atlantic Coast Line .13*.%
Baltimore ft Ohio.11?%
Baltimore ft Ohio pfd. JJ
Bethlehem Steel. 35%
Brooklyn Rapid Transit. SO
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%
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**
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
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%
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.
Sept. .. 103% LM% M3% 105% j
Dec. .. 98% 100 98% 99?
May .. 102 103% J02 103t
Sept. ..68 68 67% 67?.
Dec. .. 60% 60% 60% 60% I
May .. 62% 62% 62% ?2% |
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
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%
CORN?firmer; ear. ?4%.
OATS?firm; No 2 mixed. 41%a42
RYE?firm; No. 2 western domes-]
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?
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.
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.
W. K. Jr., and His Wife Preparing to
(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
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
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
~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
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?\ 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?
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>
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.
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*
\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
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
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
riving. In fact St Of J thing the
market affords now in stock.
Bsastad sliced Ox Theene,
?New Crop Maple Syrup
New Crop Comb Hone>.
New Crop B^SiOnrated Apri?
Phones, 5 & 95 Hampton. Va
Cid Point and Boulevard
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
Star A Rye. straight .2.2*
Old Charter, straight.2 5'
Panl Joaes .2.7:
Double ttfemp Cm. Z
All seftte seet '?? per Untie: ioc|
per do7i n. \\ .?? mit;.: r-:
Or Qinfll Price Cutter,
PIIOKIt! I VintilNIA
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.
21. 25 W. Queen St. Mssnptoe.
' POINT-Continued. _
I The Fall Exhibition gf High Class
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
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.
INo. 22 BAST QUEEI\I STREET.
Classical school for Girls and
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
Hampton College lampton Va.
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
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.
Kb >?:<??':? - ::. ?:? . lore '
THE WHITE FRONT AUCTION
115 W. Oween St.. Hampton. Va
C. 5. Conkling
C. S. CONKLING
tZb Caape! at. Ha apt on
M O LACKEY. Manager
Che Phiilips=?ackey go.
REAL ESTATE- LOANS- INSURANCE?RENTS
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 .
WaatM rtou st.
Queen ? St. KM
Queen 81. . IMS
King St. 8.09
Qi.eclt S*. 1*> hO
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?
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.
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.
NO. t 4 11 K*NQ ST. NO. S StfLLOM ?T. _
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