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Bimoy or KEH KIEL ED.
The C?*t of Wmr truiu lb* KUg* of Troy l? I
the Kail of tfasitl*30. ^
It Is alwayn wen to county the cost
fchead. Thl? Is practicable fi? a.'mort
everything but war. The cofajm a war
Is & seriou* problem, wltb^a iwo-fold
import in money and humjj#- life. Its
Tradition and ' IritftOfV
twin pvwctn. ? t,.
consist almost entirely of wftVtt baiUc?
and slaughter, for nit far haiac as we
can peer Into the mi*It* of ai&lttulty we
And that man has been kUUhff and
keen killed, awl the <leatbw.cdU of thin
(aceMant struggle confounds "the reason
and overpowers the imagination by
its Immensity.
Commencing with the Trojan war.
the first chapter of European war and
Asiatic history. It I* estimated that
"glorious war" luu? claimed as its meed
40.UCO.OOO human beings every century.
*ays the New York Herald. 'The estimated
waste of human life In. Europe
alone averages between 18,060,000 and
20,ot/i>.000 persons a century. Three
thousand years may have elapsed- since
the- battle raged around the walls of
Troy, and In that time probably the
Inconceivable number of 1,200,000.000
men have perished in order to enforce
sundry systems of politics, to decide
the ownership of some few square miles
of land, or to avenge the wounded pride
of a ruler or of a ruling estate.
If every man, woman and child now
living on this planet were massed tofether
on a vast plain, and by their
e.ues were ranged all the dead who
have perished In war, the two forccs
would nearly equal one another. If
every human being on earth were
riirk down to-morrow by some dread
ful plague, the low* would not be more
than that which; the weapons of the
soldier have accomplished in the past.
la the wars- of the last century no
less than 20,000,000 men were killed, and
lit least as many women and children
bereaved and desolated. The European
wars of the flrst half of this century
slew 20.000,000 men, at a cost of J6.850,(M).000.
The great exhibition of 1851
was supposed to nrark the commencement
of the era of peace and progress.
It was seriously expected that when
men hud or.ee been prevailed) upon to
meet together In friendly and peacefulrivalry
they would no longer draw the
sword against each other.
Hut the exhibition, Instead, of marking
the beginning of the relgxi of peace,
may more truly be srald to have marked
<*:ose. The Crimean- war. broke out
ere the exhibition hail ceusod to be talked
about, urxl the Indian mutiny <tulck]y
followed. Then on mo th?- Chinese
war. the Franco-Italian, the American
civil, the Autrro-Prus.^aiovrand. Kngland
has fought the Zulus, the Muhdists
and the tribes northern India,
Ir. 1869 the European peace armies
numbered 2.200.000 men; lo-dfcy they
number 4,100.000. In 1S69 Barope spc-nt
J117.000,000 on her armies* and navies;
to-day she spends nearly $?40,000,000.
Never in the history of civilization
wove there more men under arms, and
never was there a more general and
genuine shrinking from the-idea of war.
?o multiplied and matured.have become
the means of destruction, so great are
the risks that will be Involved and so
unmanageable are the operations which
wa vnsfnpss nf the armies, now swollen
beyond all' magnitude, will impose upon
their generals, that sovereigns and
btafesmen responsible for war may well
hesitate before bringing about an explosion.
No statesman washes for war.
And probably the best guarantee for
pcace Is the preparedness for war. Hut
the present state of things cannot last
forever.
War is a great but may be a necessary
evil. To liberate the Soudan from
the cruel, bloody rule of the Mnhdi is
only possible by means of the bayonet;
Cuba was only to be freed from. Spanish
misrule by force.
The world Is in a state of armed
peace, and things must be worse before
they can be better. No nation will propose
voluntarily disarmament, and until
all the nations agree to disband their
armies and navies the present state of
things must inevitably continue. And
the millenium? that time when nation
shall no loncrer lift ud sword against
nation, when the lion shall lie down
with the lamb?should It ever arrive,
will only be ushered In, It ha? been predicted.
by a universal war, with desolation
and carnage the like 61 which the
world has never before seen.
CUE CLAIM AGAINST TURKEY
Fornrnr Stliilmfrr Augrll Tell*of llio Snl?
tun'* Atniinlr 'Iowarit America.
Washington .Star: President J. B.
Anseli. of fho University of Michigan,
who for more tluin a year has been the
United Status minister to Turkey, was
umons the passengers of the Teutonic,
which reached Ne;v York iast night.
In the course of a conversation with a
Tribune reporter, while the Teutonic
wa* making her way up the bay last
night. Mr. Angell eald<:
"There is little new that T.can say regarding
the situation In Turkey. Perfect
tranquility prevailed while I was
there, and r.o massacre* occurred in
Armenia nor In the Balkans."
"Is it true that the United States Intends
to enforce the payment of Its
f.aimj' ny & demons?ration 01 lorcer:
M ' \wM was asked.
I hav?? no-t heard of it." he replied.
"We made these claims, as did the
other puwer*, for damages inflicted by
the Turks upon our missionaries. The
sultan, however, refuses to recognise
these claims, and denies hi? responsibility
upon a plea that Is unsatlsfactory
to the powers and to the United
States. Whether an attempt wlH be
made to collect these claim* by force i
of arms or a demonstration I* a matter
for the government alone to decide.
When mora', pressure 1p brought to bear
upon him the sultan declares that the
damages were the result of a mob riot,
and that, therefore, he Is not responsible.
Indeed, ho has actually told the
European powers that instead of making
claim* against hi in he is entitled to
Indemnities against them because Europeans
Khot and killed Turkish soldiers
from their houses. One thing I
wouju ime 10 my irirens on, uiiu mm
that our claims aro different from the
European demands. The Europeans
Buffered their lorae* !n the course of
general ri.>:s by the mob, but our
claimH for damages* rest upon n imich
Btronger basis. Tne property of the
Americans wan destroyed, not in a genera!
riot, but by the soldiers who were
put to guard that property, and who
were consequently the agents of the
Annual *iuaa ovurU,UDOOOO Boxes
PKS?8
POR BILIOUS AND HERV0U8 DI80RDER8
si:eh as Wind and Pain In tho Ntomn<'h,
lil<idinvA.% Fuliies* after meals. Headlu
li". Dizziness. Drowsiness. KIiimIiIiiks
of Hunt, Lops of Apputltn* Cost Ivenorjj,
Hh.-telu-s on tho Hkin. Cold Chill". Disturbed
Sleep. Frlfflitful Droams on?' nil
N'tvouh and Trembling Konnntlons.
THE riBfcT DOSE WILL GIVE RELIEF
19 TWEHTY MIHUTTA Kverj ufforer
will uoknowledgo thorn to bo
A WONDERFUL MEDICINE.
IIKMMUJI'N PIMA. taken nudireet.
?d. will'pilckljr r^fltoro tfomale* to compl-to
health. Thojr promptly romovo
o.*tructiotisor irroculrritie* of tho ?y?u-iii
-iid cure Mirk HemUctae* For a
Weak Stomach
Impaired Digestion
Disordered Liver
IN MIEN, WOMEN OR CHILDREN
Boccham's Pills are
Without a Rival
Ami hava tb? k
LARGEST SALE "
OianyCfiitniMrdlrino In the World*
2U:. ut all Drue fitorov. ' ,
J
if
' ' '
Suffered 20 Years.
MRS. MABV LEWIS, Wife of a prominent
farmer, and well known by all
old residents near Belmont, N. Y..
writes: "For twenty-Mten jean I bad been
a constant sufferer from nerrons prostration,
and paid large snms of money for doctors
and advertised remedies without benefit.
Three years ago my condition was
alarming; the loast noise weald startle and
unnerve me. I was unable to sleep, had a
number of sinking spells and slowly grew
worse. I began using Dr. Miles' Restorative
Nervine and Nerve and Liver Pills. At first
tho mcdlclno soomcd to havo no offoct, but
after taking a fow bottles I began to notlco
a change; I rested better at night, my appetite
began to Improve and I rapidly grew
oernr, oaut uuw a uui w uu?>/ ???...
to health as ooo of my age may expect. God
bless Dr.Mllos'Nerrlne." OpMHIM
Dr. Miles' Remedies Bpv Df*v9|
era sold by all drag- Kv .... *
fists under a poaltiro fL, j
guarantee, first bottle E. PvOfVlnO 4
benefits or money re- fe-i flnatnnn J1
funded. Book on dls- ^
eases of the heart sod
nerrcafroe. Address,. HHbHWNBH
DR. MILE8 MEDICAL CO., Blkbart. Ind.
government. I placed tliat view before
the sultan strongly, but the answer he
gave me was the same "as before, and
he refused to make any specific answer
to the specific matters which I laid before
him. It seems to me that an
armed demonstration Is the only means
whereby the Turkish government can
be made to make the restitution asked
for."
"What wltt be the outcome of the
Cretan troubles?" *
"Ah, the powere only wish you could
.tell them." he replied, "but 1 observe
that the sultan is yielding to their request.
Whether Turkey will lose Crete
or not It Is Impossible to 'say now, but
If the powers ray she must she will
have to relinquish It."
While he was In Turney Mr. AngeU
frequently saw the sultan. Describing:
him, he said:
"The sultan is a man of decided ability,
possesses great shrewdness and
plAys his policy well of pitting the Jealousy
of one nation against another.
Every one concedes that he is an able
man. He Is the governor of his people
and) the most absolute despot in the
world. It Is he who rules, not his cabinet.
Since the Greek war his power
over his subjects has increased tremendour!y.
He Is considered by his
people to be the relijfious head of the
nation as well as the head of the army.
The soldiers are all Mohametans, and
no one of any other religion can enter
the army of Turkey excepting foreign
officers especially chosen by the sultan,
who is called Caliph by the people since
the war with Greece. There will be no
religious war In Turkey while the powers
are watching. The sultan has too
much cunning to precipitate trouble.
Turkey can scarcely be called "The Sick
Man of Europe* after the Impetus given
to the country oy the Greek war. It Is
now possessed of a powerful army,
fully 300,000 well-equipped men. They
have Been arnica 10 moacrn tacucs o>
German officers, and their weapons are
of the most Improved and modern
make. The Turkish navy can best be
describee as a .ub. The sultan watched
the war betweon'Spain and the United
States very closely, and the impression
made by our nayy won his respect and
admiration. Hi? often spoke to me
about our car.non and ships, and he
may in the ndar future order some
ships built hery. I told him that the
cannon and ships were all right, but he
would huve to look to the men behind
the guns. I sijld this because I know
the Turkish arny. although thoroughly
drilled* has but little firing practice because
no moncf is devoted to that purpo*<\"
I "Supposing that the claims against
| Turkey shoulfl be pressed, would its
treasury be able to meet them?"
"WoM. you K-e. a bankrupt has an
advantage. lie can pay nothing and
I owe the rest.*' vas Mr. Angell's epigrammatic
annwer.
HIRE IS THE MODERN ANANIAS.
I He Was Among Strange Liars. But Ht
Made them At I Ashamed.
| A tall, thin man. better known on th<
St. Lawrence In the bass season thar
anywhere, stepped from the steamct
one noon recently at Santa Catalina Island,
California. The boatmen who owr
the stands along shore, and who have a
keen eye out for a prosperous-looking
visitor with a rod, -lid not give him a
second glance, a dork-eyed tuna flsher
moved up to give the slcanRer a seat,
and then continued his conversation
Someone had Just linded with a catch
of forty barracudas, and he was discussing
it.
"But you should s?e the Florida bnrracudas.
1 killed on* in Bahama some
years ago that measured eighteen feet
in diameter."
The stranger shifted his aeaj nervousiy.
"Its teeth were like young bowleknlves,
and dozens of men an- killed l>3
them every year. This one I took on a
reel; it was a sort of arrangement fixed
Into the stern of the boat and turned or
a crank, and when we hooked the flsl:
I bt;aan to work on it, ami for tor,
hours I wound and worked, during
which that barracuda towed our boni
from Hull Pup Key to l'unta Gorda. n
distance of ten miles, where we flnallj
killed it on the beach. It weighed 29(
! pounds and its bite was deadly poison.'
\f "Thnt ir n remarkable story," said th?
7stranger, who did not seem especlallj
pleased, "but it Is nothing to what ]
have seen In the Gulf "f Panama, when
the sharks are so thick Hint when yot
Ko fishing you have to dynamite the
bay to kill them off. But what I.wai
getting at w?s the story of rhr? firm
mate ot the Mozambique. Kh?- came lr
with ling at half-mast, and it se4me<!
that the mate had put after a whale
She was a whaler and hud fired nt r
bltr sulphur bottom, the gun harpoor
striking it on the tall, pnaslng dlre^tlj
along the spine, and coming out at thi
mouth. When the animal was hit li
turned around so quickly to s??e whai
had struck It, that the harpoon, In coming
out of the whale's mouth, struck tin
urtfortunate man and killed him."
The rtrnnger rose and passed on ir
silence. ^
i The Sure l.<i <Jrl|?|>c Curr.
There !n fio use suffering from tliti
dreadful mnlady, If ?<>u will only ge
the right remedy. You are having pair
nil through your body, your liver Is oui
of order, have no appetite, tio lire 01
ambition, have a bad cold. In fict an
completely used up, Klectrlc Hitters li
th" onl.v remody that will give yoi
prompt and sure rellof. They net dl
rcctly on your Liver, fltomorh an<
Kidney*, tone up the wholo systematic1
make you f-e| like a new being. The)
are nuatamend to cure or price refund
cd. Kor Mlo at Logan Drug Co.'s Dru|
Store, only 60 cents por bottle. 1
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n>>Mn? ' ** M???r?w> ? ?>
Kirluu.
NEW TOKK, Sept. ?.?Money on call
easier at :*463!4 per cent; laat loan !?
per cent, l'rime mercantile paper SM?
S ptr cent. Sterling exchange easier,
ivlth actual bualneaa In bankers' bill* at
*4 8404 84!4 for demand and at >4 81Mr
04 81% for sixty days; posted rates
|4 82K04 85; commercial bills <4 SOV40
{4 81. Silver certificates 61?62c. Bar
silver <11ic; Mexican dollars 4'Uc.
The Burlington August statement rurnlshed
alever to-day to carry prices upward.
and this development was the
only factor of consequence bearing upon
the general situation. It is true that
the Industrials, to a considerable extent,
dominated the market, but speculation
showed a tendency to ignore fluctuations
in this group. /This circumstance
caused some favorable comment,
as did also the fact that the general
list lapsed into dullness, and showed
comparative steadiness when concerted
attacks on the specialtleo were made.
London quotations indicated a more favorable
disposition towards Americans
abroad, which was reflected in good
buying here throughout the day. Operations
by the bear faction were renewed
in various directions, with Manhattan
Kwming iv inc uuiiu ^uinu.w, \>i wvu.au,
was the most vulnerable point, and soon
yielded to 125. Covering of shorts put
the price back to 128%, and intermediate
fluctuations between that and the close
#t 128% were accompanied by violent
dips. The stock, generally speaking,
showed & better tone, and ended for the
first time this week at a net advance. An
analysis of tbe Burlington figures proved
that the fears concerning It entertained
yesterday were groundless, and
there was a brisk movement to cover,
which advanced the price almost 2
points. The gross Increase was realized
solely from the passenger traffic, the
freight earnings continuing low, owing
to the light grain movement. The management
pursued the policy adopted by
other important lines of expending a
inpffA norc?>r>taire of income in better
menis charged to operating expenses,
and this division wiped out over half of
of the grow return, leaving, however, a
surplus Increase over all charges of
J73.99". The bears had counted confidently
on accomplishing liquidation In
the railways on the publication of the
report, and its good reception In the
street put them to rout, and large lines
were covered. Prominent Interests were
ranged on the long side for a while, and
the sentiment became more cheerful.
Call money rates sagged to 2% per cent
late In the day. The action of the government
in anticipating the November
interest, coupled with the early receipts
of a large amount of gold in transit,
were responsible for the decline In rates.
Time money was also quotably easier for
rh?? short p.- norlods. nnd some nrlme
mercantile paper wan discounted at 3^
per cent. Considerable pressure was
concentrated against Sugar as the day
drew to a close, but the stock soon recovered,
and ended tlrm, in common
with the remainder of the list, which
established slight net gains.
Bonds ruled fairly active, but irregular.
Total sales, $1,938,000. Government
bonde were a trifle easier, the 3's reacting
per cent.
The total sales of slocks to-day, were
379,000 shares.
BONDS AND STOCK QUOTATIONS.
IT. S. new 3* 105'.* Ore. R. & Nav.. 55
V. S. new 4k reg.127 Pittsburgh 169
do coupon 127 Rending 17%
V. S. 110*4 do first pro.... -13',
do coupon Ill-Si Rock Island 101%
do seconds .... K? St. Paul !<*> *
U. 8. .">? rvK 112'n | do preferred..JM
<iu on rou|iun..wi>74ioi. i nc *-miiuii?i.h.- k
PaelAc 6s of '95..102V* do pref erred..I79%i
Atchison 12H, Southern P?c... 23
do preferred... 32 Texas ft Pac.... 13W
Ral. ft Ohio 42',;l Union Pac.. pre. 6u%
Can. Pacific 85*4 Wahash SS
Can. Southern... 58 do preferred . 2,vCentral
Pacific.. 25 {Wheel. ft L. E. 3"*i
Chcs. ft Ohio.... 22% <do preferred. l'.?
Chi. ft Alton?155 Adam* Ex 113
Chi.. Bur. ft Q..114li American Ex...130
C. C. C. A St. L. 40 r. s. Kxpreiw... 40
do preferred... SO Weill* Far?o...\12t>
Pel. ft Hudson..Iu6 Arn. Spirits 12
Del., J^ick. ft W.149 do preferred.. 35
Den. & Ulofl.... 12%)Am. Tobacco....128VJ
do preferred... 51".. do preferred..125
EHo (new) 13S"People's GaH....102?i
do first pre.... 35VfciCol. F. ft Iron.. 2u
Fort Wayne 1T1 ! do preferred.. ?
? Illinois Central .Ill jfJon. Electric... 48
Lake Brie ft W. 1."** IIllinois Steel.... ?
do preferred... T3%|Lead 33^
. Lake Shore 2>W I do preferred.. 110',
Lou. ft Nash.... 55Vi[Pacific Mall 32*<
Mich. Central....105 Pullman Pal....lS8Vj
Mo. Pacific 32? Silver Cer....... ?1
N. .1. Central ... !?l Supar 120
N. Y. Centra I.... ll"r\ do preferred.. 10Mi
Northwestern ...129'j Tenn. Coal ft I. 27T<
do preferred.,.175<6]U. a. i^eatmr.. ?n<
Northern Par... 41 tjj do preferred., fir.
do preferred... 76** IWentern Union.
Second assessment paid.
tFourth asse*nment paid.
flre?ila>tafr? and Prm l?lon?.
CHICAGO?A break of %c took place
in September wheat to-day. The weakness
in the cash article affected futures,
December closing at lc decline.
"Weak outside cash markets, heavy primary
receipts and reselling of wheat
here by New York ail counted against
the price. Corn declined and
oats Provisions were weak
early but closed stcudy at small advances.
The opening In wheat rather Indicated
a bull market, although it was difficult
to find any explanation of the
apparent inclination among traders t??
buy beyond the fact that Liverpool did
not show the decline naturally looked
for lifter yesterday's break here. There
were numerous fair sized buying orders
at the start, with a scarcity of offerings,
the result being that December
opened at G:!*i<U>63"6c, yesterday's closing
price, with 61c offered almost Immediately.
But the tone of the market
soon changed. Northwest receipts
wore liberal, Minneapolis and Duluth
reporting 1,130 cars, convpared with 031
last week and 1,019 a year ago. Chicago
receipts were 298 cars, considerably
overrunning estimates. Of this
number ll? were of contxxug grade. Receivers
said the country was respond
I Ing: more readily to bids und indications
favored a freer movement of
' wheat. Thl* sort of news weakened, the
, commence nf buyers and resulted in n.
. correspond Ing Increase of offering* tin,
der which prices gradually declined,
. December netting down to f?4Vfcc #lx?ut
an hour from the start. In the meantime
September had begun to show
' radical weakneoa. Canh demand was
! reported poor and primary receipts
1.668,000 bushels, were 400.000 bushels
1 larger than a year ago. This was partly
offset by heavy clearance* w inch
wore put at Wo,000 bushi'ls, and complaints
of th?- Russian wheat yield. Hut
' extreme weakness of outside cash mnr1
kets. notably New York, and attempts
1 by dealers In thnt city to re-sell wheat
1 recently bought here but not yet shipp
ped. started liquidation that brought
J the price down with a rush, nil classes
1 of sellers came Into the market, the rai
oliMfv of <?? rfmllno hilnirlnir out Rton
ore!frit both li> September ami DeeemI
In*i'. The latter option had milled to
I Wile on the heavy clearance* hilt the
rrMlnn which the nhinrp In September
started brought the price down to &'* .
t The market gttw heavy toward the
elope. Solllnff pressure waa renewed In
a degree but t?e weak cash situation
was very effectual In keeping buyers
away. and prices kept declining to the
end. At the close December was bringing
6;fc6&7H?.. practical!)' bottom flcures
for the day. September showed at
ont time a break of 3Vic. selling: down
to Wfcc from 68c, the opening price. It
closed at 63c.
Corn was weak all day, liquidation,
mostly from elevator people and receivers,
keeping prices on the down
grade. Cash Inquiry was fair but not
much businees was done. Receipts
were liberal. 7S5 cars. Seaboard reported
38 loads- for export. The market
was weakest In the afternoon, when
sympathy with wheat caused general
selling. December ranged from 29%c
to 29ftc, and closed %GKc lower at
9%o.
The market for oats was eaay, prices
being Influenced by wheat and corn.
September holders sold September and
boeught December In limited quantities.
Trade as a whole was light. Receipts
were 396 car?. Clearances were
light. May ranged from 23%c to 22%c,
and closed %@%c lower at 22%c.
Provisions in view of the weakness
of the grain markets were surprisingly
steady. Liberal hog receipts caused
slightly lower prices at the opening.
There was more or less short selling In
expectation that the break in grain
would affect prices, but all offerings
were taken and the steadiness the
market displayed caused general coverlng
later. At the close January pork
was 7ftc higher at 19 12V4; January lard
W*c higher at 14 90. and January ribs
unchanged at $4 72Mr.
Estimated receipts Friday: Wheat 315
I cars; corn 840 cars; oaur 425 cars; hogs
25.000 head.
Tho leadlnp futures as follows*
Article*. Open. High. Low. Clou.
Wheat. No. 2.
Sept. 6S 63 65
Dec 6MI M KH ?Hi
May Sfli 64* 64 U
c?pt.N.!'..L ?? ?t ?t = *
Dec. *S an? a?? 2!?.
May aa a* a\
?VZ,???.. m m ?* *$
De c II !1 a?t 2?i
May ZSS ffli bSI ?ii
7 95 8 02'4 JOS 8<?$
Dec. 8 0S 8 12", IW JIM
Jan ? 10 s 13V? s 05 9 l?l
^ct'. 4 7S? 4 75 4 70 4 75
Dec. 4 77 ? 4 ? 4 7714 4 SO
Jan. 4 8^ 4 90 4 85 4 80
Short Ribs. _
Oct. 5 20 5 25 5 17%, 5 25
Jan 4 70 4 72fr <<o1 4 W!s
Cash quotations were as follows:
Flour steady.
Wheat? N*o. 2 nnrlnc: 62?64c: No. 2 red
65c." "
Corn?No. 2, 29%c; No. 2 yellow
29*c.
Oats?No. 2, 21\<9Z2Mc; No. 2 white
[email protected]__No. 3 white 23%025tic.
Rye?No. 2# 47c.
Barloy?No. 2, 3-1943c.
Flaxseed?No. l, jK)c.
Tlmothyseed?Prime $2 42%.
Mean Pork?Per barrel 18 0508 10.
Lard-Per 100 lbs.. |4 77%ff4 80.
Short Ribs?Sides (loose) $5 15f?5 35.
Dry salted shoulders (boxed) [email protected]^c.
Short clear sides (boxed) |5 4CK&5 50.
Whiskey ? DiBtiUera' finished goods,
per gallon, $1 2&
On the produce exchange to-day, the
butter market was steady; creameries
13tfl9%c; dairies 12017c.
Cheese?Steady at 7<38%c.
Eggs?Firm; fresh 14c.
NEW YORK?Flour, receipt? 22.400
barrels; exports 4,400 barrel?; market
steady.
Wheat, receipts 346,900 bushels; exports
-5?7,176 bushels; spot weak; No. 2
red 74%c f. o. b. and afloat October 10
to 15. Options showed early weakness;
closed %@lc lower; No. 2 red May
Closed ai bd%c; wptemuer nuocu ?*w
W.c.
Corn, receipts 227,400 bushels-; exports
17,500 bushels; spot, easy; No. 2, 35Hc
f. o. b. and afloat; options opened
steady; closed %@ftc lower; May closed
at 36c; September closcd at 34%c.
Oats,, receipts 232,600 bushels; exports
4,425 bushels; spot quiet; No. 2, 26c; options
nominal.
Hops strong. Cheese quiet. Tallow
firm. Rice fteady. Molasses steady.
Cottonseed oil moderately active.
Coffee, options opened rteady. closed
steady and unchanged to 5 points lower.
Sales 11.250 bags.
Sugpr, raw dull and nominal; lower
I to sell; fair refining 3%c; centrifugal,
, 1)6 test, 4.6-l6c.
BALTIMORE?Flour dull and unchanged;
receipts 9.515 barrels; exports
64c. Wheat dull and lower; spot and
month 70>i^70%c; receipts 42^448 bushels;
exports 8.000 bushels. Corn dull and
lower; spot and month 33^33%c; October
33V4?33-\c; exports 34,486 bushels.
Oats firmer; No. 2 white western 28?
<>fi? 9d 500 hushfls. Rye Ann:
No. 2 nearby GO^ie; receipts 6,272 bushels.
Butter steady. Eggs firm at 15^?
lOe. Cheese steady.
CINCINNATI?FUour dull. Wheat
quiet; No. 2 red 68c. Corn steady; No.
2 mixed 3lc. Oats dull; No. 2 mixed
' 24?34Vic. Rye dull; No. 2. 48c. L*rd
. firm at $4 65. Bulk meats firm at
$5 37^. Bacon steady at $6 55. Whisky
firm, at $1 25. Buter steady. Sugar
k lirm. Eggs easy at 13c. Cheese Arm.
[ TOLEDO?Wheat lower and weak;
i No. 2 cash 76%c; December 66c bid.
Corn dull but steady; No. 2 mixed 30%c.
Oats dull but steady; No. 2 mixed 22c.
1 Rye quiet; No. 2 cash 4i>V?c. Clover[
teed active but lower; prime cash $2 75.
011 unchanged.
IjIvc Stock.
CHICAGO?Cattle strong and active;
choice cattle sold at the highest prices
of the year and It was thought that
extra fine beeves would have brought
J6 CO. Sale* of native beef Meers were
at 54 OQfc/ 4 75 for the comoner cUoves up
to $3 50?5 85 for choice lots, rales being
largely at J5 0 (55 CO, with a good
demand for export cattle at $5 2ii{/"o 60.
The stocker and feeder trade ?a.? good
at $.1 4O{04 60. Cows sold largely at
12 7503 50, a few going at 31 50ft)l 75.
and heifers at $3 40{?4 25. ,Kow bulls
went below $.1 00 and calves solo mostly
it: 00(97 00 per 100 pounds; The
course of the hog1 market was downward
again to-day. Chicago packers
and eastern shippers took hold very
wett but prices suffered a further decline
of 2 & (j J fie, the bulk of the offering??
going at J3 70<ft3 85. Prime hogs
?.{ 90<j/;; 1)5, and the /commonest lots
found purchasers at $3 40{/3 CO. Pigs
were on-ce more It: good demand and
Were no lower, sales being largely at
13 30tfi3 76 for fair to choice consignments,
with strong weights ruling at
$3 65$' 3 75. There was a goodi demand
for sheep and prices ruled firm. Lambs
were lotf 23c lower and sale* were slow
at 000-4 50 for the poorest Hooks up
to $o [email protected] 00 for choice natives, killers
taking range lambs at 55 0005 SO. Sheep
i sold at $2 fiOCT'3 50 for the poorest flocks
up to $1 25Sf4 60 for the bes-t lots. IteIcelpts,
cattle U.500 head; hogs 30,000
head; sheep 17,000 head.
UJAtSr blHWHTX?I'nuiC Hienuy; extra
$5 .150)5 CO: prime $5 10?*5 25; common
*3 6.'>{23 00. Hops lower; prltmmedium*
$1 U)?M IB; Rood Yorker* S4 oo
<iC\ 15; common to fair Yorkers $8 90^>
3 1)."; heavy hojes $4 00?4 05; good plj^s
J.l C0{i3 SO; Htlps nnd common plRS $1! GO
If3 50; roughs 82 bOSpS GO. Sheep flow;
choice $4 455M 60; common $3 OOtffS 60;
choice spring Kiinha $5 3005 50; common
to good |3 50^15 25. Veal calves
|C Mf7 00.
CINCINNATI?llogs active at $3 00Q
3 05.
|*rfro)rnm.
OIL CITY?Credit balances t\ 05.
Certificates opened at $1 Uj bid for
cash; cloted at Jl 06ft Md f?r cash.
Sales 5.000 barrels cash at $1 04 V4; 10,000
barrels cash nt $1 05; 7,000 barrels cash
at $1 ?5H; total 22,000 barrels. Shlpments
108,683 barrels; runs 100,511 barrels.
Ill v ? ???<! .
SKW YORK?TM market for dry
Rooda wa? a quiet one to-duy. There
wi* Uttlf or no it ore trmilnr it flret I R>
hands and few buyer* Jo the city. Mali
ortftr* were also tight In nearly aH dlvision*
of the market. Print doth* J JJJJ
were quoted at. 2? for extrtus. j day,
? -? I cr-nt
oni>
NEW YORK?Exchanfe: Pig iroh
firmer at 37 00 bid; lake copper un- *12:2
changed; tin very dull at $16 10 tyd;
lead dull and easy at 13 92%; brokers J:J
>3 63%; spelter unchanged. lOj
EDUCATIONAL.
10:1
Maryland College and School of Mask 153
tlOS
FOR YOUNG Lamm. ti;2
(Near Baltimore.)- *10:2
Three collepe course* for degreea. Mu- "Dec
ale, art and elocution specialties 12 In- s;$
structora and Officers. 9ft boarding puplla *7 j
from IS atttr?? last year. Cultured home 5-2
and home ccmforta. Reason able rates. <1:1
Send for catalogue. -ir-r
REV. j.li TURNER. President
O. y. TONCE. flecretary. ^ JJfJ
Lutnervme. mb. .???
Moot de Chantal Academy, jjf
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE G:{
SISTERS or THE VISITATION. ? j
Flrst-clau tuition In ?I1 branches- Ex- Dor
eel lent accommodations; home comforts; t|;|
good table; large and healthy rooms; ex- Igjs
tensive grounds; pure air. ti:C
For terms and other Informa,
tion, address fM
Directress of Moat de Chantal Academy, jjjj
WbMltoB. w. r*. |[;f
'Dtj
rrwAyf7TAT^ fu;o
O. LAMB. Pres. JOsTbKYBOLD. Caahler. tJ):J
J. A. JEFFERSON, Asa't Cashier: '{{jj
BANK OF WHEELING. |;f
CAPITAL 200.00'J, PAID IN. jj-g
WHEELING, W. VA. .join
DIRECTORS. It: J
Allen Stock. Joseph P. Paull. \l:l
James Cummins. Henry Bisbersoi^ ~D'er
a. Rormnim. Joseph Seybold.
Gibson Lamb. 47.4
Interest paid on sneclai deposit*. Jim
Issues drafts on England. Ireland and Jl:!
Scotland. JOSEPH SEYBOLD. -V1
royll Caahlw, OjJ
EXCHANGE BANK. I0:I<
CAPITAL. ......8300,000* zs
J. N. VANCE President
JOHN FREW Vice President
L. E. SANDS Cashier
WM. B. IRVINE Ass't. Caahler
DIRECTORS.
J. N. Vance, George E. Stlfel. iTfll
J. M. Brown, William Elllngham, lm
John Frew, John L. Dickey,
John Waterhousc, W. EL Stone,
W. H. Frank.
Drafts Issued on England. Ireland* Scot* Fo
land and all points In Europe. Tori
Bank of the oiiio valley. .
dill]
CAPITAL 175,003. y Or
WILLIAM A. TSETtTTT President Pr
MORTIMER POLLOCK....Vlco Presided!
Drafts on England. Ireland. Franc* and 'Si
Germany. exce
niRECTona.
William A. laeti, ..lorumer Pollock. ?
J. A. Miller, Robert Simpson, , ?1?
E. M. Atkinson. C. M. Frlsscll, 3:
D^llnnl/ CO
jail " J.'a/ Mi ITER. Cashier. *-gw
and
INSURANOH.
\ Ch
REHL ESTHTE mc,!
TITLE INSURANCE, jf
If yoo purchaiu or make a.loan on real ?v
estnto have the tlti? insured by the r F?
5:20
Wheeling Title and Trnst Co. J}
NO. 1315 MAUKSr STRKKT.
1L 11. RUSS.vi-1* President alJ<j
L. F. STIFkll Secretary 2""
C. J. RAWL1NG Vice President Dun
WM. M. TRACY Asa'L Secretary P,_
O. R. E. G1 J<CH R1 ST.. Examiner of Titles ?.<
JhlZ- G?
MACHINERY.
j^edma:. ? co..
GENERAL MACHINISTS V
AND MANUFACTURERS OF MARINE
AND STATIONARY .ENGINES.
Jul7 Wilwiiiiic. **'. a. vfif
Pitt
MEDICAL, wh,
I A1 /\ FWBI/- Wh<
iliuu 5 iiuygimc riiia
pnsrJfVdlttr J:h"
sex, Mich as Nervous Prostration, Failing or HJr
lost Manhood, Impotency. Nightly Emis- -yj
sions, Youthful Errors, Mental worry, ex- Lv.
cessivc use of Tobacco or Opium, which Arlead
to Consumption and Insanity. $1.00 Krr
per box by mail; 6 boxes for $5.00. Vi
MOTTS CHEMICAL CO., Prop's, Cleveland, Ohio. ?.vTor
Kttlo by C. li. GRIEST & CO.. 1133 L#x
Market utrcet. d&w Lou
RAILROADS.
FPiST TIM E tlc
OVBR e
PENNSYLVANIA SHORT LINES
"PAX IIAXilLK ItOLTfc." _
LEAVE WHEELING 9;ib A. M.. CITY L
TIM*;. DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY. rnr.
Arrive COLUMUUH :.u? p. in. Lv.
Arrive CINCINNATI 5M& p. m.
Arrive INDIANAPOLIS 10.W p. cu j f",
Arrive fc'T. l.ul":S 7:00 a. at ?PENNSY
LVAN1A 8TANDA1 ID
COACH ES. ...
PENNSYLVANIA DINING CAR <7To~\
PULLMAN CARS FltOM WHEELING Dro
JUNCTION THROUGH WITHOUT i.<>
CHANGE. Mtf I
? Chi I
OTHER TRAINS LEAVE WHEELING. Brvl
For Stcubeuvilto una I'UtbtmtgU . ..j :v. Sier
m. week days; for Pittsburgh and the Wui
Kant tin J for Columbus and CIiIhiko ut Can
l:2i p. in. week day*: for Plti?burch. Har- Ma;
rUburK. Daltlmore, Wu?hineton. Philadel. Just
Iilila and New York at .1:65 p. m. dully: for ('an
Itcuhcnvllle and Dennlson at 3:55 p m. New
daily: ."or Pittaburfih at 7:0u p. m. w.-ek Uhr
days: for Columbus, Dnyton, Cincinnati. Uric
Indianapolis and St. Louis at 9:30 p. m. Bell
tve*>k day*. City tim??
Parlor Cur to Pittsburgh on S&i p. in. and
7 p. m. Trains.
Persona con turn piatwitf a trip will And
it profitable In pleasure and convenient'^
to communicate with the undersigned, who Rell
will make nli necessary mranKinienU for Brit
a delightful Journey. Tickets will bo pro- i'hr
vld. d and baggage checked through to den- Neu
tlnatlon. Can
JOHN G. TOM LIN SON. J usi
Passenger and Ticket Agent. Wheeling, Ma?
>w.?Va. ocl_ Can
WHEELING 4 ELM GROYB RAILROAD. g$
On and after Saturday, February 2, 1K>3. ?.hlj
I traina win run as follow*. city time: ?*ftl
Leave Wheeling. I Lwrt Kim Prove. ljro
rVtTT'melTr'n TmriTr'n Triie TT'n Vnio
No. k. m. No. p. m. No. ft. tn. No. p.m. L
I.7.. t?:00 20 3:00- I.... t?:001l 1:?X>
4.... ?;00|z2.... 4:00{ J.... 7:001! 4:<>0 i,ffi
I.... 1:0024.... 6:00 S.... 1:0)3 6:00 cirn
.... 1:00:?.... C:<W 7.... f*:N8 :!>> Klvi
W.... 10:00*.... 7:00 9....10:0017 7:0* \.w,
II.... 11:00 30.... 8:00 11.... 11:00* 1:01
p. fii. C ... 0:0c p. m .1 t:C0 Ti
14.... fir:w 34 ... 10:t<> 13.... ll:(wis 11:00 Clei
II.... 1:00 36.... 11:00 15.... 1:00 35 U.-Of tral
ii.... roo| 17-... i.-ioj
trtally, except Runday,
Sunday church train? will leave Blm r?,
o?? .t.?a1
Oenoral klanajrw.
WLVVAY TIME CARD, i
frtyal and departure of trtlaa oo and , .j
et&s: I
J^a?t?rn Tfe?. v'
'an. RAO.-Maln Llna EaaL' ArrlV*.
5 am Waih.. B*l.. Phil., N.r. tJO a* .-,i
5 ?M? Wash., Bal, Phil.. K.t. ?
J am ...Cumberland Accom... t<:00p*. xrt
* P? Orarton Accom *10:18 am
5 am .^Washington City Ex.. nigta*
> ?. R&o.-C.orDI*, Wast ArrtM.- a
K am Kor Columbua and Chi. 1:11 am
s am ..columbua and Cineln.. Ui pm 3
} Pm -Columbus and Clncln.. *f x am ' t
5 l>m Columbua sixl Chi. JU. 11:? aa itS
Sam ..St. Clalrsvllls Aecom.. tU.td am.'.J
8 pm ..St. Clair, vl Ifc Accom.. t5:ll pa H
t am ..^..Sandusky Mail...;. n:ll pm J
*r?. a. 4 0.-W.. P. a DlTJ7tn1?4r i
' ? " For Pittsburgh.,... ?l?J0 a?- A
5?m putabumh I'M ta ;?
J pm ..Pittsburgh ana .East. Ml:* pm JS
5 pm..??._pittiburgb M
; ?. "p.. a. c.">"st. u nr'Arfiy j3
s sm Pittsburgh t?:lt pm 'J
5 cm Steubsnvuie and Waal t*:li pm
I am ..RttuhorivUl* Acoom.. !?:U pm '(
5 pm ..Pltuburitb and N. Y.. ?:J4 pta '3
5 pm ..Pittsburgh asd N. T.. *lia? aa ^
S" pm ...Pittsburgh Accom... ;'&
WEST. ,*S
Ex., cin. and St Louis t7:ll am tt
Pm fix.. Cin. and 8L Louis Id-JI pm 39
5-Bia ?Six fonuhmil Chi.. fliJSpm
I pm[...Pma. and_Df?nUpn::. :M_*2 '
art. | C. A"P.-Bridgeport. Arrlri. '?j
I aro .Fort Warn and Cm.. t?J? P?
s am ...Canton and Toledo... IfWP*? jjj
I am Alliance and Cleveland tMfPJ* Wi
i an Steubeuvllle and PJJJ"- jJj* PJJ. . ^
9 am Steubenvllle and Pitta fllJOI aaa.Lja
& pro ..Fort Wayne ayd Chi., tj J? PJJJ Jteg
9 p=j ...Canton and Toledo... ?.W pm .m
0 pm Alliance and Cleveland tlfg P?
8 pm Bteuh'e and W ellavllle. tS.HJ ?S jf
4 pro Philadelphia andIN. T. JJ.10 Pj I
1 pm...Baltimore and Waah... jJ.10 P**,,
4 pro .Bteub'e and Wellavllle. T*.10 PB* ^
^rp w a l. *j. Arrive*
0 am Cleve. and Chi. flycT "JJiift E5 '
o am Toledo and Detroit w MJO PJ?
0 pm Clevu. and M illion Ex. t4.2D pm <E
j am Steub. and Brilliant Ac. tll:? am
0 pm Sicub. anil Brilliant Ac. SHaO PP ...
iriTcCU & W.-Bridiiep't Arrlw. ,
5 am Cleve.. Toledo anf Oh P? ?
5 pm Cleve.. Toledo and Chi tt.Jg P? i
0 pm ?..Ma?illlon Accom.... ?1 0} J? "J
1 am ..St. clolravllla Acoom.. J9JJ a? m
s am ..St. Clalmvllla Accom.. jl.JJ P? , $
S pm ..St. Olalmvllle Accom.. M.a P? jj
0 pm ..St CUIravWe Accom.. ?.? pm 4
0 pm .Local Freight .IttltM . M
iart. Ohio River B- B. ArjrtW. -yt
0 am Park, and War-Polnta lO.M a? g
a am Charleston and Clncln. 'IM pm ?
1 f.S fflfrJPWTW 1
anr?arz-scraR. H
) am Mall. Exprewi and Pa??. } ? Pg /*
i) pm KxpfenH and Pa*?en**rl J;*? *")
3 pm Mixed Freight and Pa?.| l.Kjtra
RAILROADS. gg $
BALTI MORE & OHIO j
Departure and arMfflflP*aar|S
rlvafo ( tralne at
ll.lllllfc^linilll'l'l Wheeling. Eaitani 1
time. Schedule, ui
UAJN 'ijSfc IAST J
r Baltimore, Philadelphia and New .'
c. 12:25 and 10:55 a. m. and 4:45 j\ m.
mbcrland Accommodation* 7:00 a. m. : j
f, except Sunday.
afton Accommodation, 4:45 p. m. dally. '-.3
ARRIVE. . -j
om New York, Philadelphia and BaW -I
ire, 8:20 a. m. dally.
ashlngton Express, 11:00 p. m. dally. ? .'V$j
mbcrland Accommodation, 4:00 pi m.
pt Sunday. *
afton Accommodation. 10:10 a. m. daily* %
TRANS-OHIO DIVISION.
r Columbus and Chicago, 7:35 a. m. and a
ft. m. dally.
umbus and Cincinnati Express, 10:21 . $
t. and 11:40 p. m. dally.
ClalrevlUe Accommodation, 10:25 a. nv
8:25 p. m. dally, except Sunday. , ;,q
ARRIVE.
ilcago Express, 1:15 a. m. and U!50 a. ;/!
Jally.
nclnnutl Express, 5:20 a. m. and 5:11?. A
tally.
ndusky Mail, 5:15 p. m. dally.
, Clalrsvtlle Accommodation. 11:50 a.
ind 5:15 p. m. dally, except Sunday.
/HEELING & PITTSBURGH DIV. /
>r Pittsburgh, 5:25 und 7:15 a. m. and \
p. m. daily, and 1:15 p. m. dally, exir
Pittsburgh and the East, 5:25 a. ra. jfi
5:20 p. m. dally.
ARRIVE.
om Pittsburgh, 10:20 a. m., 6:10 p. m. fc
11:80 p. m. dally, 10:00 a. m., ex"*pt 1
day.
T. C. BURKE. ?
BengerandTicket^Agentj Wheeling.
M. GREENE, n.TBAniiw,
nerM Manager. \
Baltimore.-- ^
p^v OHIO RIUBB
' Bfe B&ILROADCO. ...
Time Table In Effeet
Bjjy Juno^2& 1898. ?ut*
Dally. fDally Except Sunday.
3cuth_Bound._ | *7 | ft 1 *1 1 ^
~P.,C..C7&St~LRT a. m. p riC
burgh. Pa...Lv Cln. 9:10 13:41 H
Pant
ellng Ar| lUnej 11:15 131 /.?
Leave. a. m. a. m. a. m. p. ra.
Pellng 6:S0 7:40 11:41 4:1}
indsvllle 6:57 8:03 '11:17 4:41
Martinsville.... 7:51 8:44 1:13 6:53
i>rsvllle 8:12 9:03 1:53 1:18 .- *
.lamstown 9:33 9:55 3:00 Tl?:?|*55
kereburg ......... 10:00 10:15 3:25 8;? ;
eniwooa 11:10 4:80
on City 12:00 6JO j?B
p. m.
it Pleasant 11^81 6:11 .hM
n K. & M. Ry.
>t Pleasant... Lv f2:05 f7:10
rlrston Ar 5:07 9:25
llpolis Arl 12:38 ""6:33 i
itlngton 1:35 7:41) _
a~c. & O. Ry. a. m.
Huntington 12:35 *2:30
Charloston 4:27 3:45
p. in. p. m. '
lova Ar 1:50 V.
a O. & O. Ry.
Kcnova *1:55
Jnnatl, O Ar 5:15
Ington. Ky...Ar 5:2^
iHVllle. Ky Ar 8:J6
JOHN J. ARCHER. O. P. A.
TBK
relunil, Lorain & Wheeling
KAILWAV COJIPANT.
Schedulo In Effect Mar 15. UM.
Central Stundard Tim a.
AUK1VB.
a- inTip. ra. p. m.la. xn.
oraln Branch. 11 |_13 _16 (_
nln "?:27| 1:20 4:25{ 1:69
rla 6:44 2:39 4:40 10:0?
fton .m 7:04 2:55 4:56 10:11
xr ..." 7:a!_J:12 _5:15|_10:40
Main Lino. 1 3 6 |~7~"
1*. m. p. m. p. m-la. mx.
viand :7a? 2:25 5:301
o'tlyn 7:36 2:41 6:47 I
itr 8:22 1:26 6:43 H
Ina *:30 3:35 6:6! ;
)|?cwa Lake 8:41 3:? 7:05|
lie 8:N) 3:55 7:14
Unit *:5? 4:01 7:10
->vick 9;1.S 4:22 7:42]
1(1 Fulton 9:24 4:29 7:4lj
Dillon 9:45 4:46 3:09 3:39
us H?:"3 6:02 3:2U ?:4f Ifffl
ul Dover 10:34 5:31 3:65 701 \fl
rhiliidilphla... 10:4! 6:38 9:03 7Jt &
Ictwvllle 11:25 6:05 9:201 7:44
Ijf. port 1:30 8:10 | l0:0f
alio fe:25 I
r ?? rrt
DEPART.
"Ma!h Une. \~~ ?~7 4 1 I | .?
m. i p. m.|p. m. .i
aire "5*>| ? m
Itfcnort C:0J 1 HOI 5:00
iclifvHlo 9:10 s.is! 7l3 :i
; I'hlladolphtA. 6:04 4;(tS j.jf
ft 1 Dover 6:11 Jj:3? 4:ii> 7:M
nit ?:41 fi:"s .'01
ulllon $:00 9:23 4:541 l:lf
n\ Vultou C;!V 3.40 ful
rwlck C:2f? P.-19 S:lt|
11ns 10:1k 5:401
llic * *? 10:1S 5:46]
mowa I-ako 7:04 10:H 6:$S
Una ?:i6. 10:S7 6;(tf
ter 7:? 10:49 ?:19
DHlyn 8:14 11 >4 7:01
,-eland ? _I:S?I JljfiO j:i|
.oraln Branch. 12 l~14 [~16 |"ir~ ' <
a. m. la. p. tn.
r?r ........... .... S;JS| 10:50 4:40 1^1 tiaVl
fton 6:43 11:07 ?:5I iSSM
in,r,?h?vHI,dl,'llAU,,SS3
n? dally, rxccpt Sunday#.
pclilc <'ar? l*tvean lirtdirspnrt and
tIIiir and JtridKcport and Martin's 4
ry and llcllnirr.
,n*ult BRint* for Rpnftral Information
to route* ard paa*<?nffcr rate* ti
points. _
M. Q. CAHREl* a P. A.

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