Wavering Fluctuation of Prices
Marks Closing Hour.
SOME SUDDEN REBOUNDS
Union Pacific and Reading Indicate
the Subsidence of Pressure of Liqua,
dation and Prompts More General]
Demand?Some Feeling of Reiief.
?By Associated Press.)
NKW YORK. JoftO 4 ? The closing
up of the week in the stock market
gave evidence of the extent to which
the boar position has become extend?
ed in the course of the headlong
downward plung" of prices. The usual
disposition was manifest to close up
contracts with the end of the week
The demands thus developed from the
uncovered bear operators constituted
a sustaining power. Sudden and vio?
lent relKJunds. from rapid declines in
one or two storks?Union pacific and
Reading?indicated the subsidence of
the pressure cf I'qnidation and
prompted to a more general demand.
There was a feeling of relief from
tome of the more hysterical forms or
alarm which were an influence indis?
criminate by throwing over of stocks
yesterday. The decrease in the ac?
tivity in the dealings at the higher
levels was a notable feature wtilch is
regarded as Indicative of uncertainty
still remaining in speculative sentt
ment. The market closed with a rath
er wavering fluctuation of price* in
The contest between the govern
ment authorities and the railroads
over the question of Increasing freight
rates kept up ;ts dominant Interest
The report that a conference was to
take place next week between Presi?
dent Taft and the railroad executives
had some effect of inducing a Bus
pension of influence of the subject
but this did not extend beyond a de?
sire to await further developments
The passage throvgh the senate of
the railroad bill was not regarded as
more than a step towards the settle?
ment of a question which is expected
to continue an unsettling influence in
the market until it is out of the way
The decrease of nearly 12,000 cars
In the net surplus of freight cars in
two weeks to May 25, reported by
the American Railway Association,
was an encouragiDg factor.
The band statement revealed hut
slight effect on the loan item a,s a re?
sult of the week's heavy liquidation In
stocks, but there was an unexpected
decrease of over $4,000,000 In sctual
Bonds were irregular. Total sales
par value, $1,000,975.
United States 2s have declined %
per cent in the bid price on calls
Total sales for the day, 632.4,'H)
?shares, including: Amalgamated
Copper, 46.600; Sugar, 1,000; Tobacco.
2'?0; Atlantic Coast Line ,400; Chesa?
peake ft Ohio. 9.600; Norfolk &
Western, 1.300; Reading. 87,500; Sloss
Sbeff eld. 300; Southern Railway, 900;
pfd., 1,10; Union Pacific, 70,200; Unit?
ed States Steel. 151.600; Virginia
Carolina Chemical, 4 200.
Allis Chalmers pfd .31
Amalgamated Copper .64
American Beet Sugar.32%
American Can. 9
American Car ft Foundry .52%
American Cotton Oil.69*4
American Hide ft Leather pfd . 34%
American Ice Securities.2114
American 1 'nseed.12
American Smelting ft Refin ... 73%
American Smelting ft Refin afd.ltZ%
American Steel Foundries .. .. 49%
American Sugar Refining .11?
American Tel ft Tel.133
Amer.ran Tobacco pfd .95"?
Anaconda Mining Co.40%
Atcblson pfd .loo
Are Made by
The thing to roeoMor in g:v
!m ns your order Is tkat tbe
suit la cat anal made In onr shop
and we caa lit yoo perfectly
because of that fact. Be a tail?
or atad* aaaa aad get ssj to
asake your ctotaea at from $ir.
Wee* Queer St Hairs Old
Cteanlnfl. Repairing end PVsoa
iag Neatly D -?
W. N. Tipor
Hamptor*'? Beat Notion Store.
Best quality galvanized Pails
with strong handles, ?ood larga
Black sheet Iron double Roas?
ter, with Indented tops and
patent ventilators at the ends,
Self bastink. Monday, complete
Large size Floral Mattini;
Rugs in all the newest pat?
terns, size 36x72. Worth 75c.
W. N. Tipor
The Big Store
Cor. Queen & Wine Sts.,
Atlantic Coast Line.US'
Baltimore ft Ohio.310 5s
Brooklyn Rapid Ttansit.7?;?
Central Leather pfd .lOoVs
Central of New Jersey .260
Chesapeake & Ohio.?1
Chicago ft Alton.40
Chicago Great Western.25%
Chicago Great Western pfd ... 457i
Chicago & Northwestern.143
Chicago. Mil. ft St. Paul .126%
C. C. C. ft St. Louis.79
Colorado Fuel ft Iron .-i%
Colorado ft Southern .f6%
Delaware ft Hudson.16^%
Denver ft R o Grande.34%
Denver ft Rio Grande pfd .76%
Brie ist pfd.43%
Biie 2nd pfd .32
Great Northern pfd.128
Great Northern Ore Ctfs.59
Kansas City Southerr.3t?'A
Kansas City Southern pfd.*>5
Lotfisvlllc ft Naahville.141%
Minneapolis ft St. Louis.32%
Minn.. St. P. ft Sault St. M. ...135
Missouri. Kansas ft Texas .38
Missouri. Kansas ft Texas pfd .. ?6
National Ltead .Wjk
Nai l Rys. of Mexico 2nd pfd . 26 %
New York Central.114%
New York. Ontario ft Western I ?
Norfolk ft Western .?9%
North American .?6%
pacific Mail.23 v*
People s Oas .1?4
Pittsbarg. C. C ft St. Louts_ ?5
Pit tr burg Coal.lg
Pressed Steel Car.?%
Puilman Palace Car.160
Railway Steel Spring.11
Reading _ .151%
Republic Steel pfd.?1
Rock Irland Co..39%
Rock Island Co pfd.s? ?
9t. Louis ft San Fran. 2nd pfd .??%
St. Ixmis Southwestern .29%
?L Loa is Southwestern pfd -71
Sic,as Sheffield Steel ft Iron .... CS
Sootherr. Reilwsy pfd .S*%
Teaaa ft Paetfle. .. 28%
Toledo. St I?uis ft West. . 2?
Toledo. St Louis ft West, pfd . U
l alon Paclac.1*5%
trnion PeeiSc pfd .?1%
Hatted States Realty .79 '
Halted States RuMww.M%
Ttattrd States fat**].74*
Uarted States Steel pM.Hi
Utah Copper. 42%
Virginia Carolina Chemical - SV?
W&eeilug et Lake Krle . 3%
Chicago Grain Market.
CHICAGO. 1LL?.. June 4.--Kein f
that after a 17-cent break in wheat
the short vide of the market had b< ?
ome too popular and also dangerous,
put up prices today ?t the close, it
was not until the grain could be had
at 89 cents a bushel for September,
the lowest figure this season that the
outcry was raised. Compared wit
last nights flnsl quotations today
were tip a shade to %a%. Corn
closed unchanged to % lower, and
oats unchanged to % higher. The tn.
ish in provisions was irregular, 12%I
[above to 12% below the previous)
Articles Open High Low C!oee|
July .. 92% 93% 91% 93%|
Sept. .. 90% 90% 89 9?%
Dec. .. 89% 89% 88% 89%j
July .. r>8 58% 57% bl'ml
Sept. .. 58% 58% 58% 58%
I Dec. .. 56% 56% 56% 5*%|
July .. 37 37 36% 36 ?*]
Sept. .. 35% 35% 35% 35%|
Dec. .. 35% 3?% 35% 351
Mess Pork, per hol ?
-July .. 21.30 21.42%21.07%21.25
Sept. .. 21.10 21.15 20.80 20.9o
Lard, per 100 lbs.
July .. 11.92 %11.97% 11.85 119b
Sept. .. 11.82%11.92%11.8? 11.90
Short Ribs, per 100 Iba.?
July .. 12.05 12.15 11.95 12 12%]
Sept. .. 11.80 11.92%11.75 11.8/%]
WASHINGTON, D. C. June 4 ?Tl
condition of the treasury at the
ginning of business today was as fol?
Gold coin. $857.22L869.
Silver dollars, $489.144,000.
Silver dollars of 1890, $3,705,000.
Silver certificates outstanding,
Standard silver dollars in general]
Current liabilities, $96,982,556.
Working balance in treasury offices,
In banks to credit of treasurer ot|
the United States, $38,447,812.
Subsidiary silver coin, $21,255.469.
.Minor coin, $1,224,874.
Total balance in general fund, $83,
NEW YORK. June 4.?Cotton?spot j
closed quiet; middling uplands. 14.90,
middi.ng gulf, 15.15: sales, 1,000 bales.
Futures opened steady and closed j
Open High Low Close |
June .. . 14.67 14.69 14.69 14. is
July .. . 14.87 14.87 14.<0 14.8v|
Aug. .. . 14.36 14 37 14.21 14.30
Sept. .. . 13.11 13.16 13.08 13.10]
Oct. .. . 12.31 12.37 12.26 i2.3?
Nov. .. . - ? - 12.24|
Dec. .. . 12.18 12.20 12.10 12.1<
Jan. .. . 12.13 12.15 12.10 12.1a
March . 12 13 - - i4.17|
New York Monsy Market.
NEW YORK, June 4?Money
call, nominal. Time loans, easier;!
sixty days, 3^j per cent, and ninety]
days, 1%; six months. 4a4%.
Close: Prime mercantile paper, 4%|
to 5% per cent; sterling exchange]
weak, with actual business in bank?
ers' bills at 4.83.75a4.83.90 for s:.<ty|
day bills, and at 4.86.65 for demand.
Commercial bills. 4.83%a4.83%. Bar}
s.lvcr. 53%. Mexican dollars, 44.
Baltimore Grain Market.
BALTIMORE. MD., June fv?J
CORN?Quiet; Spot 66J asked.
OATS?Steady; No. 2 while 4-->a46|
No. 2 mixed 411a42?.
RYE?Normal; No. 2 western do-1
BOARDER KILLS LANDLORD.
Waat Virginia Man Becomes Jealous
of Attentiona to Wife.
(Br Associate Pnaas ?
BLI EFIELD8, W. VA.. Jane 4.?At
Welsh. W. Va.. laat night, Robert
Faukner shot Joseph Brear in tbe let?
ter's home. Faulkner was a boarder
?n the Brear home and it is alleged
had been paying attention to Brear ?
When Brear ordered him oat of thV
house be is said not to bare needed
?he command and Brear rushed to
wards htm with a butcher knife. Hi ?
w'fe went between the two men and
Faulkner drew a revolver and fired six !
shots into bis virtjaVa body.
Faulkner surrendered taad is ha
Jafl. The dead man was' chief en
ameer for an W company.
PILES CURED AT HOME IY
NKW ABSORPTION METHOD
If yoq suffer from air ad big iteb>
Inc. blind or protruding piles read me
peat add-aea aad I will tan yoa how
to cure yourself at home by the aaw
?haeeptlun treataaeat. aad will ahm
eead tome of this borne t rearm eat f-aa
for trial, with refer at, coe from row
owo ^oraltty if r^eeeted. Iarwi?1tatt
B?md ao money, bat ten otbara mt tmm
offer, write today to Mrv at. ?ma>
mere. Ro* P. Notre Dame. lad.
Bwekros. Beach Cottage For R*nt.
Baa M o. i.A'-KFT. $.
Babies and Tired Mothers
Find Comfort in
Sleep foe skin-tort ured babls* end rest
for Urea nmtbors are found in a hot hath
with Cutu iira Soap and a
?rtitle anointing with
OSSioara OuMaaaw This
treatment affords mutant
relief in the nmt dintrssa
iti( forms of it ?-hing,
burning, scaly, and
crusted humor*, ecsemaa,
ras hen, irritsriorui, and
coatings, ,-f infancy and
childhood, and pointa to
a speedy cure when ?11 else fails. Worn
out, worried parents will find that this
pure, sweet, and economical treatment
realisea their highmt expectation*.
Guaranteed absolutely pure and may
be used from the hour of birth, ( uticura
tv>ap and Cuticure Ointment are sold
throughout the world. Potter I>rug A
Cham. Corp.. Sole Pi ope* buatosv
IN 1 HE HAMPTON
Children's Exercises at First Metho?
dist and Church of Christ?Other
Rev. L. H. Rott, presiding elder of
the Norfolk district, will preach at
the First Methodist church this
morning at 11 o'clock. Tonight the
Sunday school will hold Us annual
C hildren's Day services, when a verv
enjoyable program will be carried
Ilev. W. S. Trimble, pastor of the
Presbyterian chucb, will complete his
first anniversary here this morning,
when special services will be con?
ducted. Mr. Trimble will preach at
A o'clock on "A Olanca Forward."
and at night the usual services will
Children's Day will be observed at
the Phoebus Methodist church. There
will be an entertainment at night by
the members of the Sunday school,
consisting of singing, recitations and
addresses, to which the friends of the
crhurch and school are invited.
East Hampton Baptist.
The regular morning service at
East Hampton Baptist church at 11
o'clock. The pastor's theme will be:
-The Ideal Church." The Sunday
school meets at 9:30 o'clock. This
evening at 8:00 o'clock the subject,
"Christ the Only Hope.'' will be dis
cused by the pastor. Mr. Royal will
till his pulpit this afternoon at
Liberty Bapliet church.
At the Christian church services at
)1 this morning. Rev. J. A. Jayne's
iheme will be "Our Young Olive
Branches." At 8 p. m. Mrs. W. H.
Hound tree and Miss Ealie Tonnla will
preeent, with the aid of the children,
m the Bible school, a splendid child
ten's day exercise. The church will
be decorated with flags, flowers, birds
and gold fish. There will also be a
crill by a bevy of beautiful young
Memorial Baptist Church.
This morning the pastor of the
Memorial Baptist church wlii preach
both morning and evening, and the
public is most cordially invited to hear
this eloquent preacher. His morning
theme will be "The Christian Duty of
t-eing Singular." His evening theme
will be "The Healing of the Leper'
Men's Bible class will meet promt
ty this morning at 10 o'clock. It Is
the desire of the leader that a large
number will be present, as there are
several matters to be considered by
the clas". of interest to its members.
Sunday school will meet promptly at
9:30 a. m. Men's prayer meeting at
? :30 o'clock this evening. Prayer
meeting every Wednesday evening at
Rapid Work en Waterway.
(By x?sow tea BW1
HKAI KOi'.T, N. C, June 4?The
work on the inland waterway is being
pushed rapidly and the canal will be
opened for traffic In November. The
two dredge boats are about one mile
apart The lotted States government
d'^dgc Cape Fear it working on me
bar. The sand is being taken to sea
and d<:fnr?*d- There (a about eigfil
feet of water on the bar.
Little Manhattan Island.
Little did the old Dutch traders
dream of the wealth of Manhattan
Island when they pore hawed ft from
?he Indians for $24 m beads and trink?
ets. This year the island shows a
real estate valuation of almost s bill?
ion dollsrs. The real valuation of New
York city is givva at about savea
billion dollars. A od few Carnegie
bsdda the Irst of asscssmeri t? for per
soaai property, with about five miilons
dollars worth of property.
Buck roe B-wch Cottage For Rent
awe M. n. LAcfcKY. ft,
Eat FI LLERS' Devil Crabs Bast
' -wk With Gas.
15 Days More
Of the Greatest Slaughter Sale
of High Class Millinery
Many ladies have been to our store in the past week and enjoyed the
big money saving value* we arc offering now In order to close the busi?
ness of the Hurges' Millinery.
Prom now on (he bargains will he greater as we Intend In dispose of
tills m.i. * mid retire from the business. This salo Is booa-fldo In every
way and prices have been cut (o the coro.
COST TO US MEAN8 NOTHING DURING THE SALE.?The word has
been given that wo are going to sell everything In the store regnrdless of
cost and you can take ?Mir word for It. when we say to you that the prices
now ohtdltilug are the best millinery values ever offered the purchasing
JAPANESE CHINA WARE?We still have some of the exceptionally at
tractive Japanese Ware, which y.m can buy at practically your turn price.
Fixtures and show cases arc offered tor sale. Iron safe and stove also for
HOW ARE THESE PRICES?
YOUR CHOICE OF ANY HAT IN
THE HOUSE AT $4.96
! |' WE ALSO HAVE HATS AT THIS SALE AS LOW AS 40 CENTS.
WINGS, PLUMES and QUILLS. '
S3 Wings, your choice. $1.49; $1.75 Wings, your choice, 98c; $1.00 Wings, your
choice, 48c; Fancy Feathers from 10c to 98c; Qullla 3 for 25c. All Plumes
at cost. Flowers from 19c to 49c and they are worth from 50c to $1.60.
Mra. C. F. Surges, Proprietor.
EAST QUEEN 8TREET,
i?arge, stock of finished memorials.
In granite and marble always on
hand. A postal will bring our repre?
sentative at your door with'a full line
of designs gnd samples.
LAWSON & NEWTON
Granite and Marble Dealers,
Cor. 11th A William Street.
"I have been using Cascareta for In
eotnni.i, with which I have been afflicted
for twenty years, aad I can say that Cae
carets have erven me more relief than any
other remedy I have ever tried. I shall
certainly recommend them to my fnende
as being all that they are represented."
Tboe. GO lard, Elgin, 111.
Plsassnt. Palatable. Pores*. Taste Good.
Deftood. Never Slckeajwsaaeo or (rrtea.
ass. Oe. Nr. Never sot* la bulk. Tteeaew
150 Acre Farm
TO SELL OR TRADE FOR CITY PROPERTY. IN JAME8 CITY
COUNTY, FENCED IN AND ALL NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS.
CHEAP. TERMS REASONABLE.
TWO HOUSES AND LOTS ON NORTH KINO STREET. LOTS
48 BY MM FEET. FOR SALE CHEAP rOR QUICK SALE.
ONE ACRE ON LASALLE AVENUE. PRICE VERY REASONABLE.
FOR RENT?HOUSES IN ALL SECTIONS. SEE US BEFORE
INSURANCE THAT PROTECTS.
G. W. PHILLIPS & COMPANY
INSURANCE, BONOS. LOANS, NOTARIES, AUCTIONEERS.
8 SOUTH KING STREET, HAMPTON, VA. PHONES, 60 ANO 375.
SEVERE STORM AT BRISTOL.
Considerable Havoc ?s Wrought by
Wind and Hail.
(By a?nrislrfl Puss )
BRISTOL. TENN . June 4.?Thoos
aads of dollars in damage to property
and the praeilral ruin to crops near
here resulted tonight from the won.
ball and wind storm ever known in
Bristol ead the outlying districts.
The smokestack* of Bristol s larg?
?adustries were blown down, windows
In all pane of the city and
For Sate?Arm ietaee' Ava.
Sever, room dwelling, with bath,
lights, gae in every room. Gee boat?
er |or water, newly papered aad
tainted. Property worth ?>.?*?. Wlli
weil at a bargain on easy terms. M O.
LA< KEY ft.
" Buck roe Bosch rot tage
tee M. O. LACK BT.
The public to know that tbey can get
'.heir horses shod and their automo?
biles, carriages, buggies, carts, etc.
repaired and painted. Sign painting
on abort notice by competent work?
126 Armieteed Ave., Hampton. Va.
Cement, Gravel, Crushed Saona
Baad Building Material,
J. V. BICKPORD
SAND AND GRAVEL CO
Oelfver Stag, ete.. Anywtseie fa Hssasa*
t?A or Newport Newa.
Agent A team PorOand
Breeds more disease, than any other
one cause. The liver Is nature's
carnage collector and when torpid, the
impure matter la diverted into the
blood Instead of passing on" in the
regular channels. Constipation, bil?
iousness and Indigestion may be cored
by the timely use of TISIT. Those
ands have been cured and !? only re
Bains for you to Join t\e rarks of
the happy by trying a pv box. TISIT
Is sold with a guarantee that If it .
faiia to relieve?your money back?
All druggists. HULL'S Cot Rate Drag,
or from the distributors direct?
BEMI8 CO.. Washington, O. a
IR IT IS
Or Anything; Else to be
Sold Let Us Know
White Front Anctiw Ibesc
IIS W. Queen St, Wmptm
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