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NEW I1AVKN MOIiNJNG JOVRNAL AND COURIER, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1897.
TALIS TEAM IX 11.11 SHAW. Must Improve Wonderfully If H Kxpoets to (In Anything Thl" Full. The remarkably olrmo score made In the game Wednesday with Brown evi dently Impressed the coaches of the Yale eleven that unusually hard sys tematic work must be their programme for the rest of the present football sea Bon. The big games with Harvard and Princeton are close at hand and they realize that the Improvement In the team must needs be rapid and sub stantial If victory, or even close con tests, are to result from the meetings. To-morrow the defenders of Old Ell's pood name will line up against the pesky red skins from Carlisle school. This contest will be close and exciting, and its result will In a great measure determine Yale's chances in the games which will decide the championship for the season of '97. The work at the field yesterday af temon was the hardest of the season. I-Ieffleflnsrer '91S., the great guard; Bliss '93, Brink Thorne '96, and Lou HInkey were out in suits. They played on the college team. Heflleflnger at his old place at right guard was pitted with Cadwalader. "Heft." was full of tricks and broke through the big Law renceville freshman at will. He was full of his old time tricks, and if Cad walader didn't profit from this exper ience he will never be able to play that position in any shape. Thorne, Hinkey and Bliss were the backs for the college during the first part. In the second half they coached ;the men. Captain Fred Murphy of last year's team came down from Boston, where he is in medical school to give the tackles a few pointers. He devoted most of his time to Al len, the 1900 crew man, and Post. At present the appearances are that Allen will play the position so exceedingly well filled by Murphy last year right tackle. "Kid" Wallace was also on the field, but he didn't assist in the coach ing. Two full thirty-minute halves were played and the 'Varsity only scor ed twice. Corwln made several very clever runs, one being about forty yards. McBride is not a howling success at full back. He kicks entirely too slow, is unable to place them and quick ends or backs can get In on him every time and block his kicks. Beside being slow he fumbles a great many times, and a man can't be a successful full back and 'fumble the ball. He must be depended irtSn, almost every time to catch a kick, ' and McBride is scarcely ever able to hold the ball. Stoddard, who is trying for quarter back and has been especially favored by the coaches Is one of the poorest excuses for a quarter back that has been on the field for some time. He is plow, inaccurate and is not in the least a heady player: A quarter back is a man who must be able to take in the: situation at a glance and instantly de cide on the play which will be most advantageous. He doesn't seem to have the ability to make the men work, and keep them in the game, as several other men who are trying for the same position and have been given only a few opportuni ties to play. Most of yesterday after noon, was devoted to strengthening the ends. , Most of Brown's gains were made by end runs. This was not so much the fault of the men playing those po sitions as it was that of the umpire in failing to see the holding by the Brown men. These positions, it must be conceded, are the weakest on Yale's line and must be strengthened before the team Will be a winner1. A MONSTER COTTON RANCH, It is in Mexico and Covers One Hun ." dred and Seventy-Five Square Miles How' the Dry, Beds of Extinct Lakes Were Made Fertile by Irrigation A Plantation's Canals, Railroads, Elec tric Lights and Telephones The Most Improved Agricultural Tools. What is probably the largest individ ual cotton plantation In the world is lo cated in the republic of Mexico, within the Tlahualilo euenca or cotton belt that lies between the watershed of the Rio Grande and the Bolson de Mapimi. There are one hundred and severity-five Bquare miles under cultivation, covered with the snowy blossoms for miles. The great plain of northern Mexico, in which rests this Immense cotton-growing district, embraces almost the entire states -of Chihuahua and Coahuila. This immense plain is four hundred miles in width by six hundred in length, and although broken here and there by mountain ranges, it maintains a gene ral level of about four thousand feet above the sea. The Bolson de Mapimi has much the Bame formation as the basin of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, and is one of watersheds, while the oth er is that of the Rio Grande. The Bol son receives the drainage of all the eastern slopes of the Durango sierras c-irl wpatprn RlnnA nf the Cnn.hniln. i ransre. but it possesses no outlet. Hence ! the rivers melt into little lakes, whose jjj waters are lost by evaporation in the tj dry season. V Like a broad sword of silver, the rlv- er Naza3 pierces the Mapimi Bolson. j This river, which has a course of nearly :, 4 three hundred miles from its source to M where it is lost in the shallows and .5 Bwamps of the dusty desert, Is a very ' j mischievous river, and during the rainy l' l season it frequently overflows its J banks. Sixty or seventy years ago the I Nazas discharged its waters into a se I Ties of extensive lagoons, occupying : what is now known as the Laguna dis-i-j trict of Durango and Coahuila. About that time a phenomenal rainfall so : overcharged the bed of the Nazas as to D cause it to open a new course, and leave tijj the lagoons Into which the river had l drifted, and which were known as the Cayman Lagoons, thirty miles to one Xlside. In the course of years these la goons were oonverted into a mezqulte p, wilderness, almost dead level and com !j posed of a deposit of the finest detritus 4lof unknown depth. This desert waste kot hot drifting sand, under a sky of "i'-i brass, ran north and south surrounded 1 3 by a parallelogram of mountains. The Klarea thus comprised was about two S' shundred and ten square miles of purely s. vegetable loam locally known as the JLoke of Tlahualilo. There was nothing k ito break the vision on the broad desert '"-waste but the scrawny mezquite bush ; s, about whose roots swarmed the rat ; ;tlesnake and Its strange companion, the prairie dog, possibly the only living '."things that could exist under a tropical " ;Fun and far from water. Such was the iCuenca or bowl, chosen about six years 't ago for the establishment of the great irrigation enterprise that so far has made the desert to blossom as the rose, the greatest Irrigation enterprise at tempted in the republic of Mexico. In 1SS9 a ni'n1nt was formulated for carrying a ditch across the desert to the head of the Tlahualilo cuenca ana con verting the whole area into a huge ha cienda. Mr. Juan Llamedo, a Spanish capitalist of Mexico City, undertook the enterprise, in which he was aided by the federal government of Mexico. A preliminary survey showed that the lowest level of the basin to be Irrigated was about one hundred feet below the point on the river Nazas, which It was proposed to dam; that the main canal would require a development of thirty nine miles, and that the slope of the lands within the basin was such that about one hundred and seventy-five square miles out of the two hundred and ten composing the basin could be advantageously irrigated. Since then, by the aid of modern engineering and American machinery, one hundred and seventy-five square miles have been placed under cultivation. This required money and men and a high degree of engineering capability. The plan of ir rigation was intrusted by Mr. Llamedo to Mr. Jose Farjas, a Spanish engineer. An estate of twenty thousand acres ly ing on the river Nazas and controlling the ' water supply was purchased and rip-rap was thrown across the river at a point where It is about fifteen hun dred feet wide at the flood. This con stituted a dam, and from the dam the line of the main canal was traced to the entrance of the Tlahualilo basin, thirty nine miles. The canal was made seventy-two feet wide at the base, six and one-half feet deep, with a grade of from eighteen inches to three feet to the mile, except as to one particular section. This canal terminated in a distributing tank to the entrance of the irrigable area, from whence it bifurcated, one arm clasping the western side of the basin and the other the eastern, and both having the same average grade. One of them was fifteen miles in length, thirty feet wide at the bottom, and with a depth of five feet, while the other sub canal was thirteen miles in length, with a width of thirty-six feet at the bottom and a depth of six feet. Transverse ditches, at right angles to the side branches, were then laid out and all the land thus laid open to irri gation was set out in blocks of uniform size, each containing a Mexican sitio, a conventional area measuring a Spanish league on each side and measuring nearly forty-five hundred acres. The total ditching called for under the plan Included the main canal of thirty-nine miles, the first and second branch ca nals, respectively, of fifteen and thir teen miles; twenty-nine miles of trans verse canals, fifty miles of parallel dltchesr and four hundred miles of dis tributing ditches. The total excavation called for was about 3,700,000 cubic yards for the main canal, and for all the other canals and ditches on the first section about 3,400,000 cubic yards. The first section involved ninety square miles. From two to three thousand peons were employed on the work, and a little over a year was occupied In dig ging the main canal. For twenty-five miles of the distance all the water re quired for the laborers, as well as the animals, as well as all of the supplies, had to be taken on mule back over the wild waste. Most of the excavation was done in Mexican "tepetate," which Is an Indurated clay, a soft stone that forms a consistent and permanent bank for ditches. The "tepetate" prevails in all portions of the country, hence the immense ditches were dug at compara tively small cost in preference to the tubing or piping of water. About twen ty-flve miles from the river the ground dropped off rapidly in the direction the canal was taken, and the grade was in creased for precaution sake to eight feet to the mile. About half way down its length the canal cut the line of the Mexican Central railroad, and a bridge was necessary. The intake of the ca nal on the river was built of masonry with massive walls, The gates are ten in number, each six feet wide and their framework of iron. The distributing tank at the end of the thirty-ninth mile Is likewise substantial. When this latter point was reached work was pushed upon the two sub-canals, and as fast as they were completed the trans verse canals, parallels and distributing ditches were opened up between them. The most approved agricultural imple ments and utensils had been Imported in advance from the United States. Upon the completion of the ditches, each of the sitios was placed under the management of an administrator, and the general administration was located on the hacienda of Zaragoza, some eight miles down the basin from the distributing tank, and nearly in the cepter being prepared for cultivation. Extensive buildings were also erected. consisting of a steam cotton gin and oil mill for handling the cotton seed oil, a soap factory for utilizing the oil pro duct, a cotton press and an electric light plant. , A rystem of wagon roads following the lines of the main canals was first laid out to connect all of the villages with the central administration, and telephone communication was estab lished between the several administra tions and the general manager of Zara goza. However, the exigencies of this fast increasing enterprise soon over leaped wagon roads , as the latter in their turn had swept past the humbler and narrower mule trails. Therefore. the people engaged In the development of the Tlahualilo cotton belt found it necessary to undertake the construction of steam railways to connect the di tant portions of the estate with Zarago za. The larger part of the railroad ma terial ordered by the Tiahualilt Cotton company from London arrived quite re centiy at zaragoza, and the company hope to have the railroad in working order before the cotton harvests are taken in. The track is being laid on the dikes of the large canals as far as pos- siDie, tnus avoiding the lands over flowed at the time of irrigation. So far contracts have been let for forty-one kilometres of plantation railroad; the latter will be laid with steel sleepers on a sixty-centimetre gauge, and the trac tion will be steam. Such is a sketch of the big cotton fields in Durango made possible by modern irrigation engineering. The rainfall in the Bolson de Mapimi is con fined to a few days of heavy showers about the beginning of June and the be ginning of December. But up in the mountains of Durango, where the Na zas is born, the rainfall at the same season is heavy and contracted, result ing in high water in the river, which lasts several weeks at a time, and it is during these freshets that the lands of the Nazas district, and only then, re ceive any water benefit. In the Tla hualilo basin a week or ten days of irri- gation is all that is needed in the course of a year, the water soaking easily and quickly through the almost impalpable slit and the hot sun forming a protec tive crust that checks evaporation and retains tlio moisture in the subsoil. Owing to the long roots, cotton plants strictly require irrigation only once every other year, although corn and wheat must receive it at each planting. Cotton fields of the Tlahualilo belt after the spring irrigation resemble tracks of new-born rye, so modest are they in their size of plants, but the same fields after the fall irrigation, when they have blossomed in snowy white, show cotton plants so tall as almost to conceal from sight a man on horseback. It Is said that the cotton during those few months can almost be seen to grow. At all events, the finest cotton in the country Is now being produced upon tracts of land, leagues wide, which only a few years ago were deserts of sand. The question of fuel at Tlahualilo is an important one, as at present more than three hundred horse power are in constant use and the amount is steadily increasing. The main supply of fuel is from the mezquite brush cleared from the new lands as the process of ditch ing advances, and the hull of the cotton seed also makes a hot, quick fuel for some of the larger stationary engines. The wheat straw and cotton bushes are utilized for brick burning. The engines and fixed machinery as well as all the agricultural machines are operated by peon labor, these native workmen being found quick and efficient in acquiring mechanical knowledge. During the pe riod of greatest activity, when the cot ton crop Is coming in, the water service by Irrigation is calculated at about six hundred and sixty cubic feet per sec ond, a remarkable improvement over the waterless, rainless condition that prevailed but a few years ago. The company during the cotton crop season run their gins and presses and oil mills day and night, and keep up a large elec trie light plant for that purpose. The products of the hacienda are shipped direct from the station of Zaragoza; the cotton, wheat, corn and soap being marketed in this republic, and the oil cake being shipped to the United States. Most of the machinery and im plements employed are of American ori gin, and their aggregate is very large, there being at present some seven thousand American ploughs of different types upon the estate. A branch line, recently constructed; from the Mexican International rail road at Matamoros across the plains to the central Tlahualilo property, i,- made it possible to extend cultivation to the remainder of the basin, and it is estimated that by the end of 1899 nearly two hundred square miles will be under ditch and producing. Two Republics. METHODS OF THE JAPANESE. An American manufacturer, writing from Japan, says that those alarmists who would make the world believe that the Japanese can do everything don't know what they are talking about, and that the people of the Flowery Land, unless they change their entire, nature, or, at all events, their methods, can never become formidable commercial ri vals with any civilized power. The real fact is that the "Japs" do nothing; they only half do it, and therein lies the cause of their failure. The "Jap" thinks of nothing but the present; of what he can make ffCTw, and how, by making his commodities a little inferior, he can add a few more cents to his profit. If he has to pay more for his labor the Idea of economy, or the bold declaration that he can no longer sell at the original price, never strikes him, but he extends the whole of his in genuity in trying to diminish the quali ty without any loss in the appearance. There is no such thing as standard quality. You are never sure of getting the quality you are asked to pay for. So much - is this so In Japan that a man seldom buys an article without unwrap, ping and examining it on the spot. The correspondent continues: . "The Japanese mind is so small that it is difficult to weigh It with American scales; in fact, it may be said that it is made up of trifles, and it is the atten tion the labored attention the 'Jap' gives to these trifles which makes him incapable of ever becoming anything more than a unit in whatever he may be concerned in. As an illustration of what I mean, I will give examples which are of daily occurrence. You want to buy an article, and you, ask how much it is. The answer is, say, one cent. Then you ask how much the articles are by the dozen, fully expect ing that you will get them for ten cents. You are not a little amazed when the merchant tells you thirteen cents the dozen: You get mad,- call the man a fool, and insist that you ought to get a reduction by taking a quantity. Not so with the 'Jap'; that is not his way of doing business. If you take one he rea sons that is one cent, but if you take a dozen he will -have to count them, and then It will be thirteen cents. It is the same with the manufacturer. You give him an order for a hundred of a kind, and then wish to make it a thou sand. Immediately he demands an ad vance in the price. Should he, however, reluctantly agree to take the increased order at the original price, you will probably get the first hundred articles fairly up to sample, but as the delivery goes on the quality is sure to fall off. And this smallness Is not confined to small people. It permeates the whole country, and one of the, leading banks advertises that it allows 4.385 per cent. Interest on current accounts and 6.115 per cent, on savings bank deposits." Boston Transcript. THE LAST 6F DICK'3 COFFEE HOUSE. Dick's Coffee House an interesting remnant of old Fleet street will soon disappear. There may be doubts whether it is the actual building where, in the last century, Dr. Johnson and the wits, poets and politicians assembled, for within the last forty years this historic Quarter has seen many struc tural changes. But if the hostel is not the famous original It Is about three BLUE PEOPLE BRIGHT. The business nan's friend, Blcola rills, are a scientific remedy and the only perfect cure for the diseases of the nervous system. A remedy adapted for the banker, lawyer, doctor, preacher and merchant. While Bicola Pills are intended for all who are afflicted with nervous weakness, they are particularly adapted to women suffering from, a weakened conditio!! of the nervous system, with prostration, falnteness. etc. Bicola I'llls give immediate relief for rheumatism, 'all blood and nervrms troubles. Discovered and Perfected by THE THINN ERS, of Philadelphia. THE TUBNEItS al so make TARZINA The only ointment for skin troubles. Cures pile. TURNERS' LITTLE LIVER TURXEUS- A very email pill. Turns your liver. Duly appointed agents in New Haven: C. S. Leete & Co., distributing agents; J. J. Ailing. D. J. Brennan. Arthur U. Barnes, G. t. Farovld. E. A. Oessner. E. Hewitt & Co.. Hotchklss Drag Co., E. Healy's Phar macy. The Iluti-hiuson Pharmacy, Hull's Corner Drue Store, W. P. Keegan. A. R. Leighton, Thos. J. Lynch, Lowe's Pharma cy, I. H. Levy, Chas. F. Meslniser, Willis L. M!t, S. L. Salisbury. P. B. SWmrmnn, E. N. Sperry. R. H. Williams, E. Wadewltz. Hon Wed it urn centuries old, and stands in the imme diate locality. Having an unpreten tious exterior, it is entered by a long, narrow passage, where two persons cannot walk abreast; and the contrast between the noise and bustle of the street and the quietude and repose of the cofl'ee-room is striking. It Is a large chamber, with oaken beams on the celling, and looks into Hare Court, W'ith its trees and its conduit, once a pump, which, according to Charles Lamb, yielded refreshing water, good drink "with or without brandy." Hid den on the north by Butterworth's, the law publisher, perhaps the oldest shop in Fleet street, and on the west by the quaint wooden- Elizabethan houses at Middle Temple Gate, formerly known as "the old post-house," where It is said the business of a law-stationer has been carried on, as now, for two hun dred years, it is apt to be ignored by the passing wayfarer. Though for some years Dick's has been conducted as a modern- restau rant, a knot of literary men and Tem plars, with a reverence for the past, have frequented the place; but they will assemble there no longer, for the door has been finally closed, and the ancient edifice will speedily be razed to the ground to make way for the wants of an adjoining assurance office. This corner of Fleet street is exceptionally crowded with remarkable memories of the past. At No, 1, next to Temple Bar, stood the old Child's Bank, with its sigh of the marigold, graphically de scribed by the pen of Charles Dickens as Telson's in the "Tale of Two Cities;" and adjoining that the Devil's Tavern, with a sign representing Saint Dustan tweeking the devil by the nose, where the famous Apollo club, with Ben Jon son as chairman, and Shakespeare and other great men of that age foregath ered. Towards the end of the last cen tury the Devil's Tavern was pulled down, and its site occupied by Child's Place, which in recent, years again gave way to the fine edifice now occu pied by the celebrated bankers Lon don Telegraph. Hchlnjr, Huriilnsr, Creeping, Crawling Skin Diseases relieved In a few minutes by Dr. Agnew's Ointment. Dr. Agnew's Oint ment .relieves instantly and cures Tetter, Knit Rheum, Scald Head, Eczema, Ulcers, Blotches, and nil Eruptions of the Skin. It is soothing and nuietlnc and acts like marie In all Bnlv Humors. Irritation of (the Scalp, or Hashes during teething time. Hewitt & Co. 3. . .. 2t i'iujiticiitl. Yesterday's Stock Market Opened Strong, but Fell Off In the Afternoon, New. York, Oct. 21. What looked at one time to-day like a. resumption in force bf the upward movement of prices came to an untimely end in the after noon on the . Wall street interpretation of Spain s reported intention to press for more stringent measures against filibusters by the United States govern ment and to call this'government to ac count for the success of filibustering ex peditions. '". Prices iwere cartea quite materially above' last night's level, at one time during the morning the r'se extending tq a point pr over, in Sugar, Chicago Gas, Chesapeake and Ohio and Cleve land, Columbus, Ciricinnatl and St. Louis, and; 2 in Consolidated Gas. With the exception of Columbus, Cin cinnati and, St. Lquli the gains were j entirely wiped out .tin every important stock, and net . declines are nearly a point in many prominent instances and considerably over that in a number of cases. This makes up a very wide range of fluctuations for the day, and the movements of prices were very con flicting and trrgguitpv to the final decline. There vas, a, good deal of com mission house buying reported during the morning, but the market continued for the most part largely professional. Union Pacific was an element of weakness, its heaviness being caused by the reported circulation in the street of a syndicate agreement to provide means for an , opposition bid at the foreclosure sale. The terms of the agreement were said to be largely con ditional, the subscription being made contingent on some further develop ments in the case. Reports were also circulated that money was being raised for this porpose in London. Selling of stocks for London account was more or less of a drag on this market. The early rise in the market was aid ed by the continued favorable charac ter of statements of railroad earnings and by rumors of statements yet to come. But the question is arising in the minds of dealers in stock how far the present high earnings are due to abnormal movements of special com modities. , The president of. one of the great trunk lines points out that the rise in the price of wheat led to quick and heavy unloading of western graneries, and that the settlement of the great soft coal strike is bringing forward very heavy arrears of traffic. He adds cautiously: "It is impossible to state now whether this improvement is due to the prosperity of the country. After the abnormal business is over I will be better able to state whether the im provement is likely to continue." There has been,' of course, a marked increase in the movement of general merchandise over the railroads, but the owners of shares in these properties are beginning to question the extent of this general improvement. Money con tinued distinctly easy in this market, but the bulk of the call loans were made at about 2 per cent. No further Imports of gold are ex pected while European money centers show the present relative stiffness, of rates, the tendency being all the time to increase the difference as shown by the sharp contraction in the Bank of England's loans this week. Transac tions to-day were on a small scale out side ' of the industrial specialties, the grangers and one or two other leading railroad stocks. Manhattan, New Jer sey Central, the Starch stocks, North west, the Pittsburg, Columbus, v-incln-nati and St. Louis stocks, Tennessee Coal, Rubber preferred and Pullman were the notably weak points. Transactions in bonds were dull and prices in the main were firmly held. Dealings in Union Pacific collateral trust notes were a feature. Total sales $1,900,000. United States old 4's were advanced bid, the new 4's bid and the 6's registered and the 5's coupon Following are the closing prices re ported by Prince & Whltely, bankers lind brokers, 46 Broadway, New York, and IS Center street, New Haven: He Wonderful Self-Playing filial is an instrument that can play ten dif ferent pieces. This is the only auto matic instrument that does not sound mechanical. Prices from $75 upwards. Call, see and hear them at M. STEINERT & SONS, 777 Chapel Street. Bid. Asked. Adams Express Co .1M American Cotton Oil Co 2J4 Do Pfd 7o American Express Co ,...115 American Spirits Co 1VA Do Pfd liS'A American Sugar Refining Co ...l-ta-tj Do Pfd ur American Tobacco Co KJ Do Pfd lit Atch., Toneka & Santa Pe,...,, l:l4 Do Pfd 2t) Do. udj. 4 per coats 0'.) Baltimore & Ohio 14 Bay State Mum Co tl'A Canada Southern Kti', Central of New Jersey 04 Cues. & Ohio Voting Cts ,' '2 Chic, B. & Q ." Chlcuso & E. Illinois Pfd 05 Chicago Gas Co , O.'i'A Chic, bid, & Louisville 014 Do Pfd SV& Chic, Mil. & St. Paul Oi'j Do Pfd ....140 Chicago & Northwestern..,.,,,. UU Ohio., R. I. & Pacific , 87!4 Chic, St. P., M. & Omaha 81 Cleveland, C, C. & St. Louis.... 37 Col., II. V. & Toledo Consolidated Gas Co 210' Del. & Hudson Canal Co 110 Del., Lack & Western.- 154 Denver & Rio Grande Pfd 4(1 Erie 10 Do 1st Pfd General Electric Co !I4 Illinois Central 103 Laclede Gas Co 4'Wi Lake Hhoro & Mich. So H'i Lake Erie & Wcstom 17(4 Do Pfd 76 Louisville & Nashville.... 57'a Manhattan Elevated loA Mo.. Kan. & Texas 14(4 Do Pfd 3.VJ5 Missouri Pacific 31-5 s-r 1401j 125 87Vj 8114 8T 211 110 lStiVi 47 lti'4 30(4 34 104 44(j 173 J8& 77 57 10314 lWj 35V4 31 30 107', 10!) 14 183 it mi 33 21,(1 24 33 172 ' 31 6 18(4 37 27 12 13 26 65 18(4 National Lead Co H5U Do Pfd ...1(15 N. Y. (Jen. & Hudson 100 N. Y., Chic. &, St Louis l: N. Y. & New Haven ......180 N. Y., Ontario & Western....,, 1(1 Norfolk & Western pra North Auierlcuu Co 4V Noi-I hern Pacific 10 Do Pfd Pacific Mall S. S. Co 3: Pcorln. Dec. & Evansville. run. & ueauing voung ijts Pitts.. Cln.. Chi & St. L 32 Pullman Palace Car Co 171lj Silver liullion Cert's 08 Southern It' way Co., Com 10(4 Do Pfd 31 Standard Rope & Twine Co .... 5V4 Bus. & West 17 Do rfd 30 Tenessee Coal & Iron ., JW Texas & Pacific 11 Tel., Ann Arbor & N. Mich 11 Union Pacific 20 Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf.. 8 United States Express Co 4U U. S. Leather Co Do Pfd 64H V. 8. Rubber Co 1V4 Do Pid , 4 Wabash 7 Do Pfd io 110 Wells-Fargo Exp on ress Co Iti8 Western Union Telegraph Co 88 Wheeling & Lake Erie . 1 Do Prd Oregon U. It. & Nav. Co 88 40 riilctiiro IWnrUot. Chicago, Oct. 21, 1807. Whent-Ort., OONj Dec, new, 01; old, 88; May, 80. Corn Oct.. 24!i: Dec. 25: May, 20Wt's. Oats Oct., 17(rt(4; Dec., lKff1; May, 20'ib Pork Oct., 7.82; May, i.nr, Jan., .8-j. Lard (ret., 4.37; Dec, 4.40; Jan., 4.55. Ribs Oct., 4.02; Dec, 4.57; Jan., 4.02. N. Y. Wheat Dec, 04(4; Jan., 02V4. N. Y. Corn Dec, 30; Jan. S4&. N. T. Cotton Kxclinnge, CloslnB nrices, Oct. 21. October , November ,, December January February March , , April May June e.ooio 0.07M08 e.ooMio e.v-'if3 O.lSfilO 0.10(320 6.23rJ4 6.27lr2S G.3tKi.'K July , 6.33;33 , Government Bonds. Closing to-day. IT. S. ext. 2s, reg... 08r! .. 4s, reg., 1007 , 112Vi'113V 4s, coupon, 1007 ll.'lU4i. 4s, reg., 1025 20yril27 4s, coupon. 1025 127(tl28 5s,-reg., 1004 lU((tjlU, 5s, coupon, 1004 115f(i110V Currency fis, 1808 102WSJ .. Currency 0s, 180!).:.', 105 .. Cherokee 4s, 1.808 102 . Cherokee 4s, 1800 102 ,. Quotation ol Active Ponds. . The following quotations on bonds are furnished by Boody, McLellnn & Co., bank ers, 67 Broadway, New York, and 87 Or autre street. New Haven: Bid. Asked. Atch.,Top. & S.Fe Rft gen g 4s 8(51 i 80 Atch., Top. & 8. be adl gen on Til-nntllvil tf! 1t Trllut f!n Mt fia 83 Cent. RIt N. J. gen mtg 5s 112V4 (Jlil., H. I. & Pac ext 5s 105 Clips. & Ohio gen g 4'As 70(5 Erie 1st con prior Hen 4s 81 Manhattan ItR con mtg g fis. .. .03(4 Mo., Kan. & Tex. 1st mtg 4s.. ..80 Mo.. Kan. & Tex. mtg g 4s 61(4 Mobile s Ohio, gen mtg 4s 71'. N. Y., Ont. & West. gen. mtg 4s 00 11.1 106 80 8014 62 72(4 ... j.., nun. x. iivm. m i.ti un 87 Northern Pac. prior gen mtg 4s , . 00 00 50 Nothein Vuc. con Hen 5s. 0014 Oregon Short Line sen. fi 02 I'liua. c Kenri gen uitc 4s R4'A 4 82 Rio G. & West. 1st mtg cr 4s.... 81'A Southern Ry 1st gen g 5s 01(5 St. L. & South. Is. mte 5s T:tu. 0214 Tex. & Pac. 1st mtg 5s mv. Wabash RR 1st mtg g 5s 107W Wabash RR 2d mtg g 5s 78 107(4 1 a CAPITAL, 100,000. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL 1,000,000. CHARTERED by the I'-.ite of Connect!, cot with authority to act as Executor, Ad. mlnlstrator, Guardian, Receiver or Truste uuuer win ur uusu. Is a legal depository of mone Court and ail Public Trust h'nn. oney oald Into funds. -Acts as trustee for Municipalities, Corporations and lltuiviuuuis, niiu quuimiBivia Trusts Ol all kinds. Emnowered to act as rpfriafrnt stocks, bonds or other evidences of Indent, ednesa, manage sinking funds, and do all business such as is usually dune by Trust vomiiauieti. It also does a general Banking business. collecting cnecas, uulvb, coupons, and re ceive deposits. The principal of each Trust is Invested by Itself and kept separate and apart from the general assets of the Com pany. This company is or law regularly exam. Ined by the Bank Examiner of the State of Connecticut. HENPY T,. FfOTCTTrTTRS. President EHGHNB 8. BRISTOL. Treasurer. FIRE INSURANCE. Always get the best when it costs no more. 4 of the 5 largest and 7 of the 13 largest companies represented at Korth's Insurance Aarency. nrrv BURGLAEI. FIRE, Utl I F0UGEUIE3, By Hiring 8 Safe in the Vault ot Mercantile Safe Deposit Go. Annual rental of safe from FIVE- to 8IXTY DOLLARS. Absolute security for Bonds, Stocks, Wills, bullion, Plate, Jew. elry, Precious Stones, and all evideuces of values. Access to vaults through the bunk lug room of the Mechanics Hank. 72 CHURCH, COK. UlStiTHH STUJSET. Coupon rooms for convenience of patrons. All tiersona Interested are cordially Invlt- ed to Inspect tha company's premises; open from 0 a. m. to S p. m. THOMAS B. TROWBRIDOJ), President. OLIVER 8. WHITE, Vice President. CHARLES H. XBOWBBiuua, tseo, flsxrea. VERMILYE & CO Bankers and Brokers. in Investment Securities 16 mm! 18 HASBAU STREET,' JKT"W T OJPlE. City. TH3D National Tradesmen's Bank. Foreign Exchange. LETTEKS OF CREDIT FOR TRAVELERS. $25,000 First Mortgage 30-Year Gold Bonds . OP THE . Gentral Railway & Elestris Company OF NEW BRITAIN, (CONNECTING TTITH HARTFOBP) - Dated Dec. 1st, 1893. Due Deo. 1st, 1923. Coupons payable June and Peeember of each year. This comnnny controls the entire Electric Lighting and Street Railway business with in ana (luout ."New unttun, ana rurnisnes a trolley line to the City of Hartford, Conn. The earnings of the Company have shown a steady increase of at least 23 nor cent. each year, since 1894, The following is a comparative statement of earnlncrs for the mouths of June and July, 189(1 and 1897: 1896. 1897, Gross Earnings,,..,.. $27,057 37 ?35,B89 50 Operating Expenses., iu.houht id.hsuoI Net Enrnlncts. 1 10,398 00 $15,757 03 Deduct Fixed Charges. uona interest, raxes, etc , $5,604 00 $5,604 00 Not Surplus Applicable to Diviaonas w ?iu,io3 us We offer the Bonds for sale as a very desirable non-taxable home investment, and should be pleased to quote price and fur nlsh. special circular upon application. H. C.WARREN & CO. INVESTIEflTS. Consol. Electric Light Co.'s stock, Port land. Consol, Rolling Co.'s stocK, Briageport. N. Y., N. H. & H. RR. Co.'s Convert, 4 per cent. Debs, of lfwd. N. N. H. & H. RR. Co.'s 4 per cent, Debs, of 1947. Lvnn & Boston KR. Co.'s 5 per ct. bonds. Niiumkeng Street Railway Co. 5 per Cent. bond; (Lynn & Boston system.) Korwa tc Tramway co. s o per c Town of Wnlllngford 4 per cent, bonds. City of Waterbury 4 ner cent, bonds. City ot New Britain 4 per cent, bonds. For salo by The Chas. W. Scranton Co. Investment Brokers. 840 Chapel Street. Bonds and Stocks. $5,000 New London Gas & Electric 5's ot llOT. ,i.000 Watcrbnrv Traction Co. 1st gold 5s. $1,000 Norwich Street Railway 1st Gold 5'S. $2,000 New York & New England RR, 1st 6's. $5,000 Bridgeport Traction Co. 1st 5's. 10 slis New Haven Water Co. 20 shs Kwift and Co. of Chicago. 20 shs N. Y.. N. H. & H. RR. Co. 10 shs Consolidated Rolling Stock. New York & New Jersey Telephone Rights Dougnr ann som. KIMBEBLT. ROOT & DAT. Agents Cheque Bank, London. PERCim i mm, (Member New York Stock Exchange,) Banker and Broker, 67 Exchange Placs, New York. BRANCH OFFICE, FIRST NATIONAL Ml B0ILDIN3, ROOM 302-3. ED. W. COLBY, Manager. AH stocks and bonds listed on the New York Stock Exchange bought and sold for Cash or on Margin., Fractional Lots and Investment Securities a Specialty. INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITS. Private Wire to New. York. ol9 tf gutertatarajeuls. Friday, October 'J, JOSEPH JEFFERSON - ' .'"IN ' i j "Cricket On The Hearth" . ., . ;.,.. AND H Lend Me Five Shillings." Sale of seats now opep. Prices $1.50. $1.00, 75c. . ol9 4t Saturday, October 23d, J. . 'j ; i. MATINEE and NIGHT, .' GAYEST MANHATTAN, 107 Performances. From Koster and Blal'S Music Hall, New York. Sale of seats now open. Prices Matinee, 75c, 60e, 25c; Evening, $1.00, 75c, 80c, 23o. O'JO 4fr , " Tuesday, October 20th, , MAY IRWIN, ' Supported by Joseph Sparks, Ignaclo Mai tinelll, and an excellent company in Tbo Swell Miss Fitzsvvell. Don't fail to hear her new Coon Song. Sale of seats opeus Saturday. RogulaB Prices, 022 4t &ROD OPEEA HOUSE Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Mati nees Friday and Saturday, THE SPAN OF LIFE. PRICES ALWAYS THE SAMB. j Efct Night, 10c, 20c, 80c, and 60a. 'I Matinee, lOo, 15o, and 25c. ' Monday, Tuesday and Weduesduy, LIT TLE TRIXIE. CONTINUOUS FKBB'OtlMA.Neifi. . Biggar and Haverly; Investment Securities. 50 shs New York & New Haven RR. stock. 5 shs JNew Haven water co. stock. 7 shs National Pipe Bending Co. 6 per -ct, Rtitck. " , . $2,000 Danbury & Bethel Street Railway lsd uoia o s -oi Aiu. $10,000 Town of Bristol, Conn., 4'g of 19274 $10,000 City of Waterbury, Conn.j 4's oi 1910. $10,000 Lynn & Boston RR. 1st Gold 5's of 1924. , $10,000 New London Gag & Electric Co, 1st For sale by , M. E.NEWTON & CO., Bankers and Brokers, 88 Orange Street Boody, McLellai & Go. Bankers and Brokers 57 BROADWAY, NEW YORK. MEMBERS OP - t N ew York Stock Exchange. BOOS AM STOCKS : Bought and Sold on Commissiori Also Cotton, Grain and Provisions. ; Investment Securities , A SPECIALTY. New Havsn Branch, 87 Orange St JOHN C. CLARK, Manager, PRIVATE WIRES to New York and Chicago, Non-Taxable Securities. $10,000 New London Gas a Blectrio Co. 1st , goia o s. $10,000 Central Railway tc Blectrio Co. oil New Britain 1st gold 5's. . $1,000 Waterbury Traction Company Jat mortgage gold B's. ( 5 shares New Haven Gas Light Co. ; f 10 shares Soath. New England Telephone, 10 shares Winchester Avenue RR. j 50 shares Berkshire RR. 100 shares N. Y., Lackawanna & Western RR., guaranteed 5 per cent, by Delaware, Lackawanna & Western. KDLBEKLY, BOOT & DAY, BANKERS AND BROKERS, Ho. 46 Broadway, New York, ANP . "A 15 Center Street, New Raven. Members N, T. Stock Exchange, Product Exchange and Chicago Board qI Trade. C. B. BOLMER, Manager New Haven Branch. All Classes of Hallway Blocks and Bonds, bIko Grain, Provision, and Cotton, fiOBgbl and Sold on Commission. Connected by Private Wire with New York, Boston and Chicago. INVESTMENT SECURITIES A SPECIALTY. ,, Money to Loan On Furniture, Stocks, Bonds, or any good collateral. Real Estate bought ana sold. Mortgages negotiated, GENERAL AGENTS ) Connecticut Building and Loan Association. Collateral Bankers and Brokers, Room 207 and 208 First National Bank Bulld4ng. 42 Church street. Telephone 012-4. Offlcj hours 8 a. m. to 6 p. m. KENNEDY & SMITH. ESTABLISHED 1878. H. C. FRIEDMAN & C0.,: BANKERS AND BROKERS, 10 Wall Street, New York, and 23 Church Street, PoU's Build ing, New Haven. Members New York Consolidated Stock Er change. New York Troduce Exchange. MAX M. FISHER Manager New Haven Branch. Direct private wires New York and Chi cago. BONDS, STOCKS, GRAIN, COTTON and PROVISIONS bought and sold for CasU or on 3 to 5 per cent, margin, in large or frac tional lots. National bank references furnished on application. J M