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Attention of Stock Traders Sidetracked, RAILROAD HOLDINGS WEAK Recent Severe Decline in Chicago Alton Serve* to Foster Dougts, E tending Through Other Lines and Communicates to C. & O tny Associated Press.) NEW YORK. June IS?There wa no stock market to H|?cak of today, at tentiou being detracted by the cere monies Incident to the welcome of l?x PTSStdsai Roosevelt. The stock mar ket element tfeJl a keen interest in the direction to be taken by the ex president's acl.vitus on home soli in dicated by bis assurance that "1 am ready aud eager to do my part so far as 1 am able in helping solve prob lems." As the reception paiade mov? ed up Broadway, prices rose to feubstautial average fraction over last night. A feature of the day's market was the weakness of the Ilawley railroad stocks. The recent severe decline in Chicago & Alton winch served to fos ter doubts of the maintenance of its dividend has affected the Toledo. St Louis &. Western stocks because that road owns control of the others. Th weakness was communicated to Ches? apeake & Ohio today, although the only connection beiwc-en the two groups is the common control by I'M win Ilawley of the various proi>eriies. The American Ra.lway Association reported an increase in freight oar surplus in the two weeks to June which biought the net surplus up again to about the ligurc ol a montn before. Latest figures of railroad gross earnings continue to show the ratio of increase over last year main? tained. Tile comp.lation of the Finau. rial Chronicle of earnings as repotted to the Interstate Commerce Commis? sion shows an increase in gross earn? ings over last year 11 per cent, nnd $27.US4.i>i'0 following that years gain over $11108 of $21,Hill,000. The April net earnings this year are but $3,;>78, 548, or 5.81 per c,ent over last year, the increase in operating cost nere coming into play. The btnjV statement shows all the expected gain in cash, bat the loan expansion mfjbt be due to other than stock market causes and prob-ibly has to do with the large dividend payments of the wo k. Bonds wi re steady. Total sates, par value. lUJTjMp, United States bonds are unchanged on call from last veeaX Total soles for the day 155,200 shaies, including: Chesapeake & mall Cailors LEADERS - IN - FISH10? Suits to Your Measure From $16 Up! The largest and most L'p-to-Pato popular price tailoriug shop in the Sooth. :: ?: v. :: :: FA it KS ALLOWED* BACH WAY Wall Tailors 171-173 lain St. Norfolk, Va. Open Kvuuiugs l util 7 P. M., Saturday, 10 P. M. Ohio, 7.400; LouisviMe & Nashville. MB) Norfolk *: Western. SB): Bead? ing. 32,3oo; Sloss Sheffield. 300; Vir? ginia Carolina Chemical, 400. Closing List. Allis Chalmers pid .St)? Amalgamati d C"PI>er.t>5 American Agricultural .42 American Beet Sugar.34 Amctican On.-... 9% Ano ri.-.in Cur & Foundry . American Cotton Oil.t?2Vi American Hide & leather pfd . ?4 American Ice Securities.23% American Unseed.12 American Locomotive .. ..... 44 American .Smelting & Refln ... iti Aim re an Smelting & Refill SM.IO* American Steel Foundries .. .. ?3% American Sugar Refining .177 American ML & To'.??)? American Tobacco ptd .95 V? American Woolen.355 Anaconda Mining Co.40ft Atchison.105 Atchieon pfd...101% Atlantic Coast Ijne.120 Baltimore & Ohio.111% Bethlehem Steel .24 Brooklyn Rapid Transit.189? Canadian Pacific.I'Jt'/k Central Leather.37% Central Leather pfd.106 Are You Interested in ^?Saving Money?^ If you are, there's some interesting news in this advertisement for you. Head it all. Granulated Sugar, lb 5c Pure Lard, lb. 14c Uneeda Milk Biscuit Prunes, 65 to lb. 6c or Lemon Snaps, Japan lies, a lb. 4c 3 pkgs..10c Peanut Buffer, a lb. 10c j taker's Cocoa, can 16c Safety latches, dozon Cheese, n lb. 15c boxes. 4c Force, a pkg.. 9c Flake Fisb, package.3c Fine Baltimore Haas, lb.19c _ . , IZ-lb ?ack .40c rso one else sells the genuine i 24-lb Sack 80c Elgin for this price. Barrel .$6.30 Extra Checks Willi Tea, Coffee, Groceries 2 checks with 1 can Asparagus. 25c 1 check with 2 cakes A. A P. Sweet Chocolate, seen .Sc 1 check with I j?r A * P. Smoked Beef.15c 1 check with 1 bottle C. A Co's Sauce.12c 1 check with 2 hexes Stove Polish (A. A P.) each .5c 1 check with 1 bottle Stuffed Olives .10c 1 check with 1 bottle Sj'sd OH .lac 1 check with 1 pkg Minute Tapioca .10c t check with 1 bottle Elsctroline . 10c 1 check with 1 can String Beans. 10c 1 check with 1 bottle Catsup .tOe I check with 2 lbs. Barley. IBs 1 check wtth 1 pkg. Quaker Puffed Wheat . 10c I Peek with I Cod Fish Brick. 10c Deliveries: ^jjSjjfes^ PHONES: Wed^esas, ^>^iaiBlBClsB^s*SilBl^S^ ^^iTTi^TTTjK^r^lST*^^ Crt.twes ?3 Tuesdsy Centra! of New Jerse-y.26*4 Ohosapeake & Ohio.8U% Chicago .v Alton.31 Chicago Gnat Wewtcru .25% Chicago Gust Western pfd - 47% Chicago a Nortuwcstorn .Hti Chicago. Mil. a St. Paul .127% C, C. O. *. St. Louie. Colorado Fuel & lion .mis Colorado & Southern.ed Cousol.dated Ga?.136% Com Producta.15 Dohware It Hudson.165 Ihuv. r 4t Hio Claude.35*4 I Kilver & Klo Grande pfd . 7? Distillers' Secjtlties.29% Brie.-rt* Erie lat ptd.<">*, Erie l'nd i>fd.331 General Electric.14o% Great Northern pfd . .132% Great Norlheui Ore Ctf*.60% Illinois Central.133 Interborough-Mct.18*4 lud rln-rough-Met. ptd.5?** InleriiHiionil Harvester.99*4 Inter Mar.ne i?td.171k luti rnational Paper.11 Intel national I'unip.46% Iowa Central.18V? Kant.as City Southern.31"sj Kai City Southern pfd .... 64 'a Laclcde Gas.101** Ixniisville * Nashville .146 MiiineaiKilis & St. l/mis . 2? Minn., St. P. * Sault St. M. ...137"* Missouri. Kansas & Texas . 3814 M.;;souri. Kansas & Texas pfd . 67 Missouri Pacific.66?4 National Biscuit.1031* National Lead.73% Nat'l Kys. of Mexico "lid pfd . 26% New York Central .117*4 M< ? fork. Ontario & Western . 44 Norfolk & Western.100 North American.69% Northern Pae.flc ...125% Pacific Mail.26% Pennsylvania.UJ2% People's Gas.106% Pittsburg, C C. & St. Louis-97 Pittsburg Coal.18 Pressed Steel Car.36 I'ullmau Palace Car.lok llailway Steel Spring.ii\ Reading. .155 Republic Steel.32% Republic Steel pfd.?4 "4 Rock Island Co.40% Rock Island Co. pfd .8414 St. Louis & San Fran. 2nd prd . 4514 St. I?' is Southwestern .29% St. Louis Southwestern pfd .... 74% Sless Sheffield Steel & Iron . '.. 6914 Southern Pacific.1-2U Southern Railway.2614 Southern Railway pfd .6914 Tennessee Copper .24V? Texas & Pacific.29 "4 Toledo. St. Louis & West.21 Toledo. St. Louis & West, pfd . 49% Union Pacific.17214 Union Pacific pfd.93 United States Realty.73 United States Rubber.3714 United States Steel.7814 United States Steel pfd.115*4 Utah Copper.43?sj Virginia Carolina Chemical - 691* Wabash.19 Wa bash pfd.4314 Western Marylaud.44 Western Electric. 61 Western Union.64 Was cling & l.ake Erie. 4 Chicago Grain Market. CHICAGO, ILLS., June IS.?Hys? teria over the weather resulted in quirk contrary changes today in the price of wheat The close showed a net loss of a shade to %a%. Corn finished unchanged to % lower. Oats also Were unchanged to %a% off. TOe close in provisions was at 15 to 3a I cents advance. Articles Open High Low Close Wheat July .. 93*4 9414 93 93% Sept. .. 92 92% 91% 91?* Dec. .. 92% 93% 92% 92% Corn? July .. 58% 58% 58% 58% Sept. .. 59 69% 58% 58% Dec. .. 57 57% 66% 57 I Oats July .. 37 37% 37 37 Sept. .. 36% 36% 3? 36 Dec .. 37 37% 36% ?6% Mess Pork, per bbl.? July .. 23.00 23.55 23 00 23 5? Sept. .. 22.35 22.62%22.35 22.60 Lard, per 100 lbs.? July .. 12.35 12.41%*2.35 12 47% Sept. .. 12.37%12 50 12.37%12?0 Short Ribs, per 100 Iba.? July .. 13.10 13.12%13 07%13 12% Sept. .. 12 60 12.62%12.50 12.60 New York Money Market. NEW YORK. J-ine 18? Money on mmX nominal. Time loans, nominal: sixty days. **3% per cent, and ninety days. 3%a3%. s.x months. 4S4%. Close: Prime mercantile pspr-r. 4% to 5% per cent; sterling exenmg? firm, with sctual business in bankers bills st 4M.60a4.84 7A for sixty day bllla. snd st 4.86 90 for demand nommerrial bills. 1 S4al ?4% Bar silver. 53%. Mexican dollars, 44. Baltimore Grain Market. BALTIMORE MD. June is ? WHEAT?nominal; eoatfeera oa grade. 97% rraxN?euiet. snot. ?1% OAT8?steady: No 2 white. 44%; No " mixed. 43. RYE?do'l; No 2 M WASHINGTON. P C. June 1? ? The rood.tlow of the treasury at the beginning of "< - '-?Ii- ??-. ? follows: Gold com WW**t dot Mr*. $4^V ./vy, Silver ?Ur. of ins?. RIMMt MEYERS BROTHERS DEPARTMENT STORE. MEYER8 BROTHERS DEPARTMENT One More Week of the Manilla* hirers' Overstock Sale Owing to the weather conditions we will continue lor one more week oar OVERSTOCK SALE. To make It more Interesting we have added many new features to the already great list of bargains. Come share In these great bargains. Sensational Purchase and Sale of Women's Summer Waists A purchase of 800 extra fine quality Lingerie Waists in a wide range of patterns?We cannot be gin to describe them. There are too many and too great a variety. Wc'can say come to the store pre? pared to get the biggest Waist bargain you ever saw am. you will not be dlaapointed. ?fgBl Waists and Jln.oo Lingerie . . . .$3.98 Ons lot of $3.SO extrs fine qual? ity Lingerie Waists shown In half dozen pretty styles trimmed with fine quality Lacs and Em? broidery tucked backs snd many other designs. Regulsr $5 to $10 values $3.98. $2.no t<> $r..t>n Famous Royal Waists. ..B1.fi One lol of the fsmous Royal Waist*, slightly im|H-rfe?'t. made Boi sXtra fM quality lawn. Trim? med with i in broidery snd Isee. Sinn" of all o\er embroidery laco fronts. Regular $!.oo and $.Voo value.S1.fi Manufacturer's Overstocked Sate of Women's Cool Summer Suits and Dresses, splendidly mac'e, tempt? ingly priced $1.50 White Skirts, 79c These Skirts are cut good and full, carefully made, hang as well as the higher priced models. Made of splendid quality of Whits Auto Cloth. Perfect Linen finished. In this lot there are about four different styles. Plain tailored, fancy trimmeO.. Pleated, etc. $1.50 value .79c $12.50 LINEN SUITS, $8.39 Pure Linen Suit, coat with Per slan collar and cults, mannish tailored, skirt plaited. This suR is taken from our regular lot of "?tl values. For tins sale $8.39 $12.50 TO $15.00 LINGERIE DRESSES. $8.39 Ladies' Lingerie DBfMgB, made of extra Hue quality Lingerie, cut full and all well made, white, light blue and pink, beautifully trimmed with lace and embroid? ery. Only a small lot of anout 20 of these dresses to go at this price. No alterations. $12.?<> to $ Iii .on value .$8.39 $7.50 SILK PETTICOAT8. $469 One lot of alMiut 2o extra flue quality Silk Taffeta I'ettit-oats, all well made, cut full, have deep Silk Flounces and extra dust ruf? fle. Regular $7M value $4.69 $7.50 LINEN SUITS, $498 Linen Suit, made of good qual? ity linen, coat embroidered, roll cd collar, cuffs to match. Skirt embroidered and panel plaited. No alterations and only one to a cus? tomer. Regular $7..'>n. Special This sale .$4.98 Manufacturers* Overstock Sale of Domestics One spciial lot of extra las quality, double sized Bed Spreads, closely woven and heavy, ILM value. Sale price .$1.10 Extra large and full size Bed Spread, closely woven, a beauti? ful line of patterns to select from. Regular $1.2."? value. Special 95c One social lot of extra fine quality Bed Spreads. In this lot there are about fifty and the num? ber is limited. One to a customer This spread is closely woven aud in four patterns. Regular $1 value. Special .79c .".?mi yards of extra good quality Table Damask. These are mill ends and in beautiful patterns. They are In two or three yard pieces. Regular IBs value. Sp ? cial yard.25c Kxira heavy and full size Balli Towels, otoasiy wovi n and a good quality Regular 19c value. Spe? cial .12'c One lot of extra good quality, :st". inches wide, soft finish. Long Cloth, in pieces of 10 yar?*.s. Reg ular ILM value. S|>ecial for this sale . $1.00 Remnants! Remnants! a.itnil yards of extra line qunlltv Nit kef Voiles, Iii a wide rsuge of color- blues, reds, pinks, greys, t tt. Tbls lot will only last a short while, because it Is one of the hlugcMl values we have ever oflcted, regular ?c value . ..2.Jc 25c REPP. 12Jc Ml yards of extrs bo quality MdBBwSS wide Repp, In a wide range ol colors to select from; He value .121c 39c CRINKLED SILK,' 15c ;pHi vsrds of extra line qunlltv Colored Crinkled Silk blue, pink, white, grey, elc.; regular 3Hc value .15c 12'c SUITING, 8c || pieces of lliagoual Linen Soil high. In nil beautiful lilies of colors and stripes lo select from; regular 12'c value .8c 10c BATISTE. 5c 3,000 yards of Sheer Batiste I-nwn. In most nil colirs, strlios, dots and neat figures, regular 10c value .So tZz VOILES, 10c 2,000 yards of plain colored fin? ished Voile, Including white and black; regular 26c value.10c 10c CHAMBRAY, 6c 2,000 yards of extra fine quality Helta Chambray, lu a wide range of colors; regular 10c value 6c 16c DIMITIES, 10c 1,000 yards of extra good quali? ty white Checkered Dimities, nice and sheer; regular K?e value. 10c 25c DIMITIES, 12)c Mio yards of extra good quality White Checkered Dimities- nice and sheer, regular 2.V value, 12'c 10c CHAMBRAY, 5c l.fiOO yards of Linon Colored Lava, In a wide range or patterns, to select from, regular 10c value.Be 12'c CHAMBRAY. 7}c 500 yards or plain finish Mer? cerised Cbambrays, in a wide range of colors to select from: regular 124e value .71? Manufacturers' Overstock Sale of Housefurnishings Blue Enameled Coffee and Tea Pots, with enameled covets. Tin? are white lined and all perfect worth lie, Special, each.18c Toilet Pajier. Our Red Wrap l>er brand. The roll Is large an I a flue quality paper. Wonh .e each. Speciu.l.3 for 10c Baking Oven, asbestos lined bot? toms. All perfect and fully gusr ani. il Worth ft VI. Special for this sale.? .. .$1.45 Folding Ironing Boards, with spring, ratchet clamp. Thoff are the newest and best Improved, worth $1.39. Bpocial .$1.00 Old~ Mill"Soopr~~A~good large cake and a line quality soap, wortii le ?ach. Special, 3 for 10c Galvanized; Pails. A ^i"?! size anil all perfect. Worth 15c. Spe clal. each .10c IS piece Toilet Sets, in pink and green, with slop lar. These are all perfect, worth $4..V?. Spe? cial .$3.69 Silver Fruit Press and Potato Masher. The n\ovi improved out. Worth 20c. Special, each ..18c Ice Tea Goblets. The good heavy kind, with heavy stem. 'I'In . ? are perfect. Worth ?c each. Se, ..U .4c Nickol Top Glass Syrup Cons, with close fitting spring lid. These are fine and very cheap, worth 19c. Special, each .10c SPEC1AL COUPON CUT OUT THIS COUPON And bring it to oar Domestic Depart? ment and we will tell you I A Vdl?. Frait ?* th(" TCm lUlUdi Loom M?hlin I DC None sold to Children or by Phone CAR FARE REFUNDED TO ALL CUSTOMERS FROM HAMPTON, PHOEBU3 AND OLD POINT, PURCHASING 15 WORTH OF MER? CHANDISE OR MORE. J CAR PARE REFUNDED TO ALL CUSTOMERS FROM HAMPTON, PHOEBUS AND OLD POINT, PURCHASING $5 WORTH OF MER? CHANDISE OR MORE. Standard silver dollars In general fund, $1.789.20*?. Current liabil.ties. $92,319,785. Working balance in treasury offlee3, $17.80.-.,144 In btnka to credit of treasurer of the United States, $40,009,937. Suhsidiiry silver coin, $2-i 733.814. Minor coin. $1,075,081. HAPPY WOMEN Plenty of Them in Newport News, end Good Reason for it. Wouldn't any woman be nappy. After years of h ask ache suffering. Days of misery, nights or unrest. The distress of urinsry troubles. She finds relief and cure? No reason why aay Newport News resder Should suffer in the face of ert aaaee like this: Mrs Andrew Hollings worth. 542 Thirtieth street. Newport News. Va_! says: "l do not believe there la a remedy on the market eetaa! to Dcs.n s Kidney Pills in caring kidney com plaint My bark caused me a great deal cf trouble, beeoanlng lame aad painful every Ittle while I was aa able to sit long ta oae posit loa. for If I did, m v ha. k hegaa to ache. Stoop tap' lifting or e sen km of aar sort brought oa a sei we attars of the trouble Since using fsati. Kidaey Pills. 1 hare been free from these speit* and my bJdanxTs have been dn hnv their work properly I cannot praise rtoaa s Kidney Pills loo high ty Tor sale bv si dealers Prk-e 5? ceaU Poster Mil burn Co. Buffalo. Xew York, sole afjeats for the United States Vsawasaber the aaaae?Poaa's?aatf take no other. Total balance In general fund, |H2. IMMW. Cotton Market. NEW YORK. Jone 18?Cotton? Ispot closed qa.et. 5 points lower; mld-! dlin< uplands. 15.00; middling gull, 15 25; no sales.' Futures opened I steady and closed steady. Open Hign Low lloee Jene .. . - - - 14.92 July . .14 98 15.01 14 94 14 98 Aug. .. . MM 14 58 14 47 14.?? Sept .. . i::??8 !::os U?" 13 Oct .. . 12 40 1 2.47 12.18 12 41 Nov. .. . 12 28- 12.2? Dec .. .12 2? 12.25 12 19 MM Jan. .. . 12.2? 12.2* 12.18 12 U May .. . 12.17 1217 12 1? 12 18 Sun Sets Late for Orville WriefiL | or-riile Wriaht made two fights i here today, giving a spectacular ex? hibition of fancy driving. No other aviators entered would risk the un j 'avorable weather. Wriitht ascended atore than 2.non feet tonight after dark. Oa reaching that altitud- a light appeared far be? low the western hortsoa. and aydac ntl! fan her ap be was able :o aea the saw. The earth below was la dark boas, yet he could look upon the light of day. I la telling of the flight Wright -aid' the stgbl wss one of the most tbrUling snd awe inspiring be bad ever wit neased. He says that aviators soar , lag to high' alt if dues may often s.w the sen after it has gone down to the people below?New York Herald. Ooea With Oes. Jeat Try O. B. S. l|ichM. U1TLE FABLES OF THE RISING 10UNQ MAM I (Continued From Seventh Page.) ? didn't have to Go Hack to it Twe I iong afternoons at Pool and Billiard* 'watt his conception of Relaxation and Recuperation. Lolling Around and Cat Naps in arm chairs, erben nothing ii.ore Exciting offered, seemed more Desirable than days' spent Ott-of Doors In Vigorous Healthy Exercise. He "Did Everything" on the place re ' gardloss of Time. Occasion or Cost. And in doing so he Did Cp himself! Chap No. 1 returned from hts rare tioa Refreshed. Invigorated and Fit to Jump beck into the Dailr Grind of Office Work. He bad a Good Tfme aod , be d had it Saaely. Now be wss ready to pitch in again and put his Mbouldcr to the Wheel, j Chap No. 3 returned from his sneer? s' days before he intended doing an ?j for his Money Oave Out He tooked like a ass la Need of a Vacation rather than one who had just Had Owe, Me was Nervous sad Heat leas snd tired He thought of that Dally Grtmi sad WUhed to Goodness he didn't have to rja back ta it. Two weeks, anyway, was Mighty Measley little Reat for a fellow who Rawed Wood s whole year: He was Ready i nd Fit to so ae-ain on another Vaca itoa. the Riebt Sort of One. rather rl.sn bj par bis Shoulder to the Wheel fiat be had a Good Tiase! So bad Chap No. H Which rases to show that It tahas AU Sorts of People to make up a World?only, one can't help having a Preference as to Which be'd rather be! What Noah Old A member of the Nebraska legiala tore was mak.ng a speech on sons momentous qnesiion, snd in conc?nd !ng said: In the words of Dinicl Webster, who wrote tbe dictionary. Tjlre ma liberty or give me death.' One of his colleaeces puib-d at Ma coat and whispered "Danjcl Webster did not write the dictionary, tt west Noah . "Noah, nothing." replied the speak? er. "Noah built the ark.'?boston Travejer. SORE FEET And Hands, with Shapeless Rails, Yield to Cu?cara. fWk the fast or hands or r??irusg ss s rtrewg hoc. rrsemr iether rtf Cut*. corn Snap. Dry sod sn-mt frws'v with baar dufte? ih*s-? RifM tasstassa sf l. with ^ snd for t**d. w-bHst re Inftsrr?t r~4 w?h ps-rf?l ^SpuaK^s?.'