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O^UUr EEPORTER Snoop Puts a Lucky One Over On Scoop By “HOP ______ / Hit ME-Cx'WAN AN1 HfT ME-YA \ L$A\DY1'M)pLO-mTMERlG-HT' ^ THERE - IV E. GOTTAVA WEAK HEART VAN YU6-HT D\E FROM, * ~~ -.^w 'X , r _ _ /frOSH-'WX BOMS \/AKV TtM£_\ \ mu$t be made//1 feel uke \ 7 / OV P\(r V^ON S_ ^y\ poPACmN’ ME > VR'SU(y\P\Nj^ xV\ ALL.US / ^~X7a' k \To / f«s- \X^M ^ Jtv- ?J|; *SND- jS^UTC . NAP . . EE J No Evidence of Nervousness Displayed—Losses Can celed in Most Cases v New York. April 22.—Despite the open ing of hostilities with Mexico, the sto^k market today' made a good showing. At no time was there any evidence of nerv ousness. Trading was quieter than yes terday. At the opening prices were barely changed, in spite of a lower scale in Irondon. After an hour the market weak ened. With no increase in activity, prices fell away until a number of important issues were 1 to 3 points lower. There the movement stopped. In the afternoon business was dull, and toward the close a recovery* set in. At t-he .end of the day losses were canceled in most cases. Mexican news overshadowed everything else, but the street was not ready to pass , judgment on the Influence of this new factor. It was felt that the effect would depend upon future developments. Should a long and costly conflict with Mexico r ensue, involving large government loans and great destruction of property, the stock market undoubterly would register its influence. Speculators inclined to op timistic views, however, felt that, in the event of a speedy collapse of resistance on Mexico’s part, the market would bene fit. A few stocks were weak. Canadian Pa cific at one time was more than 5 points lower. Kansas and Texas common and preferred reached the bottom figures for several years, although news of the pass ing of the preferred dividend was not re ceived until after the market closed. Bond prices sagged with particular heaviness in a few isolated cases. Total ~ sales $3,400,000. S. 2*s coupon and registered, the 3’s and 4 s registered and Panama 3’s regirffered declined s,4c on call. * Bonds * T7. S. 2s registered . 97% U. S. 2s coupon . 9"‘i U. S. 3s registered . 101 XT. s. Us coupon . 101 'A U. H. 4s registered . 110 U. S. Is coupon . HO Vi Central of Georgia 5s .lOJti Illinois Central ref. 4s. 93 Vi I., & N. un. 4s . 95:,h Seaboard Air Line adj. 5s .... 761:* Southern Railway 5s . lori»s Southern Railway gen. 4s . S4 New York Money New York. April 22.—Call money J steady, IN 0 2 per cent; ruling rat.-. 1:1t per cent; closing. IN 02 per cenl ; time loans stronger: 00 days. 3 per cent: 9U days, 3®3>i per cent; six months. 3V. per cent. Prime mercan tile paper, 3V®4 per cent. Sterling exchange firm; 60 days, $4.85.25; de mand, $4.87.30. Commercial bills. $4.84 V. Hal- silver, 5814c. Mexican dollars, 45*c. Government bonds weak. Railroad bonds heavy. English Money London, April 22.—Consols for /. money, 75 6-16; for account, 75%. Bar silver steady, 26 15 - 3 6d; short bills. 1N01T4 per cent; money. 1% per cent: three months, 2*. ©2N per cent. , Metal Market New York, April 22.—Lead quiet, 83.7503.85. London. £18. Spelter quiet. $5.1005.20. London, £21 5s. Copper nominal; electrolytic, $14.50014.75; lake. $15; casting. $11.25014.37. Tin Irregular. spot, $317.45035.80; June, 85.80035.70. Iron quiet unchanged. , London copper firm. Spot. £84 6s 3d. Futures. £64 5s. Tin firm; spot. £161 6s. Futures, £163 5s. iron, t lev (land warrants, 60s 3d. Live Stock Chicago. April 22.—Hogs: Re-elpts. 20. 000; weak; hulk of sales. $8.4008.55; light, . $8.2508.55; mixed. $8.25©8.«0; heavy. $8,050 8.75; rough. $8.0508.20; pigs. $74/8.25. / 'utile: Receipts, 15,000; steady, beeves, 87.0509.35: Texas steers. $7.1008.20; stock ers. $5.6008.15; cows and heifers, $3.7047 8 50; calves. S60S.5O. sheep: Receipts. 21,1.00: steady: native, 85.2506.75; yearlings, $5.7007.40; lambs, native, $6.2068.15. 0 Kansas City. April 22.—Hogs: Receipts G00; lower; bulk. $8.2068.40; heavy, $8,354/: 8 J2H; packers and butchers, $8.3008.4215; light, $8.1008.35; pigs. $7.5008. i Cattle; Receipts, 3600, including 50 south* ' etns: steady: stockers anil feeders, 15 to 85 cents lowers -than Monday: prime feed steers. $8.5009.25: dressed beef steers. $7.40 68.50; southern steers. $6.5008.25; cows, f $1.7607.75; heifers, $6.7508.85; stockers, $1.2508. td.eep: Receipts. 11.000; lower* lambs, *6.2508.10; yearlings. $5.7507.25; wethers. $5 5006.50; ewes. $4.5006.26. St. Louis. April 22.—Hogs; Receipts, 8590; lower; pigs and lights, $768.55; mixed and butchers. $8.40473.60; good heavy, $8.50 * 08.55. Cattle: Rehelpts. 2500, including 350 Texans; steady; native beef steers, $7.a0® 9.26; cows and heifers, $4.2508.75: stock ers. $568; Texas and Indian steers, $5,750 8.10; cotvs and heifers. $4.5006.65: native calves. $60010.50. Sheep: Receipts, 3500: steady; native muttons, $5.75006.76; lambs, $708.43; sheared lambs, $6.7507.25. Coffee Market New York, April 22.—The ooffee mar ket wa« quiet today and fluctuated within /'t Hubbard JtJros. & (Jo. A Cotton Merchants* Hnnuw Mnn»#,_Jr. V. Member* New York Cotton Eg. rfiance. Naw Orloana Cotton Lxchmgt, New Yorn Produce Exchange Asso ciate Member# Liverpool Cotton Asso rletlon Orders solicited for the par these and sate of Cotton and Cotton ■eed Oil for tutors delivery. Special attention and liberal terms given for consignments of epot cotton for de figtry. Correspondence Invited. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• THE CLOSING STOCK LIST _. Sales. High. How. Close. Amal. Cop. . ! .18700 74% 73% 7‘4 Amer. Agri. 100 52 52 52 Amer. Can _8800 24% 23% 24% A. C. & F. 200 40 40 49 Amer. C. pfd . 300 01 60% 60% Amer. Cot. Oil . 300 39% 39% 89% Amer. Smel. ...3200 65 63% 65 Amer. Snuff ... 100 159 109 109 Amer. Sugar ... 200 100% 100% 100% Amer. T. & T. . 900 120% 119% 120% Amer. Tob. 100 225% 225% 225% Atchison . 300 35% 96 95 A. C. I.■ .119 R & 0.1300 88% 88% 88% Can. Par.3700 199% 194% 190% Cen. Heath.2500 35 34% 34 % C. & 0. 1900 53% 52% 53% C.. M. & St. P. ..3000 94% 97% 98% Erie . 4300 2774 27% 27% Gen. Elec. 200 1 43 143 143 G. N. pld .12100 121 120% 120% 111. Cen.110 Inter.-Met. pfd .1500 60% 59% 60% K. C. S. 24 Lehigh Val. 11200 13 1% 132% 184% L. & N . 200 135% 135 1.35 Lig. & Mey.210 Hor. Co.167% M„ K. & T. 1900 16% 14% 15% Mo. Pac.6 7 0 0 2 0 1 9 74 2 0 Sales. High. 1X>W. Close. Mex. Pet.773100 64 % 61 64 % N. Y. C. 800 88% 88% 88% N. Y., N. H. & Hartford .2700 6 9 69 68% N. & W.1200 102% 101% 101% Nor. Pac.2900 109% 108% 109% Pennsylvania ...2400 109% 108% 109% Reading: .29400 161% 160% 161% R. I. & S. 21% do pfd . 83 R. 1. Co. 300 3% 3% 3% do pfd .1000 5 6 6 St. L. & San F. 2d pfd . 3% S. A. L. . 400 19% 19 19 do pfd . 200 61 % 51% 51% Sloss-Sheff. S. and Iron . 26% Sou. Pac.9100 90% 89 % 90% Sou. Ry. 1400 24% 24 24% do pfd ..T7 .... 78 Term. Cop. 800 33 32% 33 Tex. Co.2100 141% 139% 140% T. & P. 14 Union Pac.29700 163% 152% 163% U. S. Steel _46100 58% 57% 68% do pfd . 300 108% 108% 108% Utah Cop.2100 64% 54% 54 % V. -C. Client. 28% West. Union _ 1000 62 61 61% i «ihi ships ior inr u:i\. snaies. | _LOCAL SECURITIES j Kate. Bid. Asked. Ala. F. & 1777......... 4 49 65 Amer. C. Rys., pfd. ... 6 60 63 Amer. C. Rys. 35 37 Amer. Tr. & Sav. 2.. 8 155 165 Avondale Mills, com.. 8 100 1*6 Avondale Neills, pfd.. 8 100 103 Bessemer C.‘ & 1. 46 60 B’ham T. & S.8 250 260 B’ham Baseball Asso.. 140 170 B'ham Realty Co.4 150 170 Cham, of Com. pfd.... 1 70 80 Com. Bank & T. Co. . 99 105 Corey Land. 65 75 East. Lake Land . 50 75 El pi wood Com. Co. 4 80 90 Empire Imp., pfd .... 8 106 108 Empire Imp. com. 6 70 86 liniley Land . 100 110 First Nat’l Bank.12 250 260 Great. Sou. Life . 10 18 Interstate Casutlay .. 2 5 Jeff. Co. S. Bank _10 160 165 Jefterson Fertilizer ... 8 106 120 M. * M. Bank . 6 125 135 North B'ham Land ... 36 22 Protective Life . 10 16 Realty Tr. Co., com. . J 100 110 Realty Tr. Co., pfd. ..8 100 110 So;.. States Fire . 2 6 Traders Nat. Bank ..9 150 165 Rate. Bid. Asked Aln7~State ref. 19 20 .. ~4 Wt Tou~ Ala. State Renew, 1956 3*4 88 90 Ala. State Renew, 1966 4 99 101 Ala. State Fair . C 6j 76 Amer. C. Rya. . 5 90 92 Ala. Conn. 6 76 SO Bessemer C. & 1.6 102 106 B. R.. L. & P. 6 98 101 B. R.. L. & P.4*4 89 91 B’ham Ice Factory .. 0 100 106 13'ham R. @ E.6 100 103 B'h.rn Waterworks .. G 102 107 City o? Birmingham .. 6 100 104 City of Birmingham .. 6 106 108 Continental Gin . 5 100 105 Jefterson County. 5 101 104 Jefferson County . 6 106 110 Jefferson County . 4*4 98 101 Jefferson Realty . 8 100 105 Milner Land Co. 6 96 100 Nashville Railway .... 6 100 105 Pratt Consolidated .. 6 80 85 Slosh I. & S. 6 100 102 Sloss I. <& S. 4*4 92 »6 T. C. I. sen. mtg:.b 99 101 T. C. I. Tenn. D«v. ... 6 101 103 T. C. 1. Ship Bldp.6 100 104 T. C. L B’ham Dlv. ..6 100 102 T. C. 1. Cahaba Dlv. ..6 102 104 Woodward Cons . t» 100 106 a range of 2 or 3 points. The opening was steady, unchanged to 1 point higher on steady European cables and steady cost and freight market. May liquidation was less active, and there was some scat tered covering of that position with the close steady, net 1 pointh higher to 2 lower. Hales, 28.000. April. »8.47c; May, 8.51c; July, 8.08c; September, 8.86c; Octo ber. 8.94c; December, 9.11c; January, 9.17c; March, 9.29c. Spot quiet; Rio No. 7, 8ajc; Santos 4s. 11*40; mild dull; Cordova, 12%©16%c nom inal; Havre, *4f higher; Hamburg un changed to *ii> higher. Santos cable re ported 4s unchanged; futures unchanged to 25r higher. Sao Paulo receipts, 1000. Sugar Market New York, April 22.—Sugar closed firm; Centrifugal, 301; molasses sugar, 236. Sales. 100,000 hags. Refined steady, un changed. \ Cotton Seed Oil New York, April 22.—Cotton seed oil had an advance of 3 to 5 points early on short’s demand, and with strength in other commodity markets, but toward the close there was free selling by western refiners, which resulted in a partial set back. Final prices were unchanged for May and 2 to 3 points net higher on other positions. The cotton seed oil market closed stady. Spot. 7.40@8c; April, 7.434* 7.55c; May, 7.4 7.43c; June, email@example.com; July, 7.60427.61; Au gust, 7.697*7.71c; September, 7.71727.72c; October, 7.287*7.30c; November, 6.80<S>.. .92c. Total sales, 20,000. Naval Stores Savannah, April 22.—Turpentine firm, 43*4c; sales, ‘195; receipts, 476; shipments. 182: stock. 10,122. Rosin firm; sales, 1527; receipts, 1140; shipments, *1073; stock, 96, 264. Quote: A, B, $3.80; C, D, #3.90; E, $;l.9(l7i 3.92Vi:; F. $3.97*4714: G, $4; H. I., $4.17*2; K. $4.40; M, $4.76; N, $5.35; WO. \VW, $6.75. HOCK OF AGES An Interesting Story of Its Origin Augustus Montague Toplady, born at Farnham, County of Surrey, England, in 1740, was the son of a British of ficer, who was ordered on Admiral Vernon’s disastrous expedition, and fell In battle before Cartagena, in what is now Colombia, sometime in 1741-42 Converted at the age of 16 through hearing an illiterate but powerful dis senting preacher, in a country barn, he studied at Trinity college, Dublin, anil became a very able and esteemed min ister of the Church of England, but j his constant labor impaired his health, i and he removed to London, where In the “Gospel Messenger'* of March, 177JL he published a peculiar atlcle, en" titled, “Questions and Answers Rela ! tive to the National Debt,” in which by statistics and argument he demon I strated what an enormous debt of sin and misery rested upon the shoulders of the human race. He was then a confirmed invalid, and while feeling the immense burder laid upon the should ers of the Redeemer of the world, and his own approaching death, he com posed the hymn on which hio personal memory will rest for centuries to come. He died In London in 1778, great ly lamented and esteemed, despite a certain asperity in controversy, due to strong convictions and physical infirm ities. This hymn of world-wide popularity Is included In "Heart Hongs" on page 421. The great multitude of our read ers who have gotten this unique vol ume through our generous offer, are loud in their praises. It seems from the dally crowds In our office as If each copy that went out brought back a friend. Wo are more than pleased with lour undertaking. While the book# hold out we shell publish the ooupon daily in this paper, explaining the terms, GENERAL RAINS OVER TEXAS COTTON BELT At Highest Active Months 14 to 15 Points Over Tuesday’s Figure New Orleans, April 22.—Rains in Texas and promise of more for a large part of the belt were the main sustaining influ ence in the cotton market today. The Mexican situation was the basis of some buying, but no great disposition was shown to trade on it. At the highest the active months were 14 to 15 points over yesterday’s last quotations. The close was 12 to 13 points over. The weather map and official reports indicated that the better part of the Texas cotton belt had received general rains. This was regarded as being very un favorable and certain to give the crop a further setback. The market was quiet and the demand was not large, but at no time were offer ings at all plentiful. Short selling was not much in evidence. New Orleans Cotton Futures May. 12.83 12.7 0 f 2.~82 July . 12.80 12.68 12.8 August . 12.52 12.49 12.49 October . 11.79 1 1.67 1 1.77 December . 11.76 11.63 11.75 New Orleans, April 22.—Spot cotton steady unchanged. Sales on the spot, 1085 bales. To arrive, 475. Good ordinary, lie. Strict good ordinary, 1lHc. Low mid dling. 12%c. Strict low middling. 12 13-16e. Middling. 13 l-10c. Strict middling, 13%c. Good middling, 13%c. Strict good middling, 13 15-16c. Receipts, 5164. Stock, 154,049. M., K. & T. ROAD TO PASS DIVIDEND Now York, April 22.—Directors of the Missouri. Kansas and TexaB railway today decided to pass the 2 per cent semi-annual dividend on the preferred stock. It was the opinion of the directors that on account of the adverse effect upon earnings caused by the exten sive drouth In the southwest of last July and August and the Texas floods of November and December It would not be prudent at thle time to declare the dividend. This had seriously Inter rupted truffle and greatly Increased the cost of operation. — Missouri, Kansas and Texas preferred had paid 4 par cent unnuully since 190K. Today It dropped to 9fl!4, the lowest since 1904, Selma Market Belma, April 22.—(Hpeelal.)—Spot ootton In the Belma market was quoted today as follows: Hood middling, 18 11-160, Strict middling, 19 7-16o. Middling, 13 3.180. Strict low middling, 12 ll-1Bc. Dow middling, 12 3-lGc, Montgomery Market Montgomery, April 2l.~.(Hpselal,)—Spot cution was quoted here today as follows: Strict middling, 18 a-lfie, Middling, 18%c. Strict low middling, UHe. Low middling, 11 Ho. ' t . »• . 'dfc - . rami. SENDSPRICES UP Close Strong ip Grains With Net Gains All Around in Provisions Chicago, April 22.—War excitement helped carry prices higher today for •very speculative article, on change. The close was strong all around with net gains as follows: Wheat, l%@l%c; corn. oats, %fjWc; provisions, 17%@65c. .lust why the actual developments In Mexico w’ere sufficient to put the wheat market up with decided force was not well explained beyond the idea that un foreseen possibilities would have to he al lowed for. There was no denying, how ever. that shorts were much flurried, and that, other traders had taken ad vantage of the feeling of nervousness and were disposed for the time being to real) nil the reward possible on the bull side of the market. Complaints of Increasing menace from dry weather if) Kansas and Nebraska formed an Important additional reason for activity in the buying of wheat. Some export business at New York and Kansas City counted also against the hears, espe cially as the day neared an end. It was further said that millers northwest were figuring on taking round lots out of store Aside from the effect of war talk, the price of corn had an upward slant on account of torrential rains in Argentina. Moreover the stillness of domestic re ceipts coupled with good sized shipments from primary centers led to an increas ing belief that the big stock in Chicago would get into the hands of consumers at a fairly satisfactory rate. Casli sales here today reached 450,006 bushels or more, making the total for two days about 1,000.000 bushels. Oats bulged with other grain, though selling at times was of a somewhat determined sort. Prospects of moisture 'soon was what induced resistance by the bears. Good southern demand for meats had much to do with bringing* about the big advance In provision. A break in the value of hogs virtually was ignored. Future quotations were as follows: ~W heat— Open. II iglT Low. Close. May 7777 92 93% 92 98% July . 86% 88% 86% 88 Corn— May . 68% 64% 63% 64% July . 63% 64% 68% 64% Oats— May . 37% 37% 87% 37% July . 37% 38 37% 37% Pork May . 19.80 20.27 19.80 20.20 July .19.80 20.27 19.80 20.22 Lard— Mav . 10.02 10.20 10.02 10.20 July . 10.22 10.40 10.22 10.37 Ribs— Mav .10.80 11.02 10.80 11.00 July .ll.oo 11.20 11.00 M.17 Kansas City Grain Kansas City. April 22.—Wheat: No. 2 hard, 85%fff89%o; No. 2 red. 88%0fl9%c. Corn: No. 2 mixed, 68®68%c; No. 2 white, 69@70c. Oats. No. 2 white, 38%$89r; No. 2 mixed, 37%@38c. # St. Louis Grain St. Louis, April 22.—Wheat: No. 2 red, 93%@95c; No. 2 hard. 91tf?96c. Com: No. 2, «9%c; No. 2 white, 71c. Oats: No. 2, 39c; No. 2 white, 40%c. New Orleans Rice Market New Orleans, April 22.—The rough rice market .is bare of stock. Clean rice re mains steady and Japan strong. Quote: Rough Honduras, firstname.lastname@example.org; Japan, 1.50fir 3c; clean Honduras, 4%<®4>c; Japan, 2%(q 3%c. Rice, polished, per ton, $23^/25; bran, per ton, $14916. Receipts: Rough, 1068; millers, 1053; clean, 3909. Hales: 1184 pock ets clean Honduras at 1%(&61 3-16c. Vacation Trip ON U. C. V. Tickets $8.95 Round Trip Jacksonville May 3 to 7 VIA Southern Railway Premier Carrier of the 9outh Stopover* Atlanta, Maoon, Llthla Springe, Indian Springe, Jeeup 'for Sav annah, Tybee, Brunswick and St. Simona; all polnte. The feet electric lighted “Florida Special” Lv, Birmingham 4:00 p.m Ar. Jacksonville 7:40 a.m. Telephone Main 3067 V July and August Contracts Make New High Ground. General Tendency Up New York. April 22.—Cotton showed re newed firmness today with July and Au gust contracts making new high ground for tho movement and selling several points above the best level reached on the advance earlier In the month. Hait i-rated predictions that n continued ac tive distribution would result in a natural cotton corner this summer und aggressive support of July contracts from supposedly bullish sources, combined with unsettled weather southwest, which some appre hended might be followed by a cold snap, seemed to be factors on the ad vance. Realizing was heavy enough to cause some little irregularity, but reces sions were limited and the general ten dency of prices was upward, with the close firm at a net advance of y to ?4 points. The market opened steady at an ad vance of 1 to 3 points on overnight buy ing orders and In sympathy with steady Liverpool cables. At first the support was not very aggressive, but Liverpool was a buyer of near months here, und as prices worked higher, recent sellers seemed to become more uneasy. The unsettled weather was considered likely to cause further delays in tarm work and while local traders thought that a late start with the crop might not neces sarily mean a short yield, it seemed to be apprehended that a light new crop movement during July and August would strengthen the old crop position. On this basin the less favorable view of tho weather probably contributed as much to the demand for July and August as for new crop positions, and us July bold above the high level of April 8. stop orders were uncovered. Closltig prices were at practically the best point of the day. Jn addition zo Liverpool buying prominent local and southern operators were credited with supporting July and August. Bullish esti mates of the week’s Into sight movement doubtless encouraged the talk of a strengthening statistical position, wliiie there was no change of sentiment regard ing the Mexican situation. New York Colton Futures^ Way .. 12.67 12.S3 12.(16 July . 12.59 12.43 12.5-9 August . 12.3K 12.16 12.37 October . 11,75 1 1.64 11.75 December . 11.74 11.60 1 1.77 Port Movement New Orleans: Middling, 131-16c; re eeipts, 5164; exports, 1700; sales. 2326; stock, 164,049. Galveston: Middling. 13c; receipts, 4784; sales. 2641; stock, 236,187. Mobile: Middling, 12%c; receipts, 184; exports, 3106; sales. 100; stock, 18.190. Savannah: Middling, 1344c; receipts, 2098; exports, 1447; sales, 79; stock, 67,656. Charleston: Middling, 1344c; receipts, 157; exports, 751; stock, 9240. Wilmington: Middling, 1344c; receipts, 005; stock. 18,466. Texas City; Receipts, 218. Norfolk: Middling. 13c; receipts, 566; ex ports, 831; sales, 543; stock, 30,982. Baltimore: Middling, 1844c; stock, 3699. Boston: Middling, 13.10c; receipts, 3; exports, 741; stock, 11,300. Philadelphia: Middling, 13o; stock, 4761. New York: Middling, 13.16c; exports, 2720; sales, 60; stock, 123,884. Minor ports: Receipts, 53; exports, 196; stock, 13,389. Total today: Receipt*, 13,831; shipments, 11,546; stock, 097,662. Total for week: Receipts, 54,816; ship ments, 92,367. Total for season: Receipts. 9,714,862; shipments, 7,873,840. Interior Movement Houston: Middling, 12%e; receipts, 1139; shipments. 904; sales, 522; stock, 106,836. Memphis: Middling, 1344c; receipts, 1185; shipments, 3038; sales, 1400; stock, 92,782. Augusta: Middling, 13%c; receipts, 412; Shipments, 616; sales, 187: stock, 42,917. St. Louis: Middling, 1344c; receipts, 1577; shipments, 264; stock, 31,321. Cincinnati: Receipts, 5-14; shipments. 262; stock, 19,434. Little Rock: Middling. 1284c; receipts, 540; shipments, 241; stock, 47,894. Total today:' Receipts. 5197; shipments 7610; stock, 340,184. Liverpool Cotton Liverpool, April 22.—Spot cotton un changed. Good middling, 7.84d. Middling, 7.32d. Low middling, 6.92U. Sales, 7000. Speculation and export, 700. Receipts, 10, 000. Futures, quiet. April, 6.97*fed; April May, 6.88‘id. May-June, 6.87d; July-Aug ust, 6.72d; August-September, 6.58d; Ol tober-November, 6.2946(1; December-Jan uary, 6.21 Vfcd; January-February, 6.2144(1. Dry Goods New' York, April 22.—Cotton goods mar kets were quiet and steady today. Worst ed yarns were quiet. Moderate amounts of burlaps for spot delivery were In de mand. Dress goods were firmer. Hubbard Bros. & Co.’s Letter Now York. April 22.—(Special.)—A firm market closing at tbe highest price of tho past fortnight under the thought that tho effect of the war with Mexico will be to IncreRse the demand for cotton goods. So far ae we can learn, however. It hai not as yet been felt In the cotton yam market, which le very depressed with large atooka on hand due to the de pression In all linen of goods made from cotton. Our market allows remarkable etrength under present existing conditions In trade and finance, a rather unusual courie for markets to pursue. A largo ehort Inter est In Europe and America has covered during the past two months because their commercial view was wrong, but now we are confronted by new conditions which ?ione of ue know anything about or can orecust the future. E Demand For Hens Is Good and Supplies More Adequate RutlneSB on Morris avenue yesterday was fair and considered good for tlie middle of the week. The demand Is met by a good, stiff supply and prices remain unchanged. The demand for hens was very good yesterday and the merchants talked opti mistically of the prospects for an even t etter demand In the near future. Hens are coming In Just a little better now and It would not be surprising should there be a slight drop In prices within the next few days. Eggs remain un changed. In the fish market there Is a good de mand and the supply Is well In keeping. LOCAL QUOTATIONS The Iron Market if .in.GO 2F ... B OO 3F . 10.50 Gray Forge . 10.00 IS . 11.30 2S .11.00 Local Cotton Strict good middling. 13% Good middling .. 13 Strict middling . 12% Middling .12% Strict low middling . 12 Poultry and Eggs Hens, per pound, 16c; fryers, 1%(Q 1% lbs. average, 85c; ducks, 18c lb.; guineas, 80c; roosters, 85c; geese, lb., 10c; live turkeys, 22c; dressed turkeys. 24c; fresh eggs, candled, 18c; extra gradeJ candled eggs, 20c. Fruits and Produce Russet apples. $6.60 bbl.; western boa apples. $2.2543-3; Ben Davis. $5.50; limes pel- 100, $1.50; lemons, box 360. $1; Florid* grapefruit, $I@6; Florida oranges. $1 Cuban pineapples. $3.26 crate; new Irlsl potatoes, $2.76 per hamper; cranberries, per box. $3; bbls. $12; strawberries, pei qt. 20c; tomatoes, $2.50#3 crate; cabbage, 2%c lb.; rutabaga turnips, l%c lb; new crop red and yellow onions, 4c lb.; imported onions, crate, $1.75; uocoanuts, $6 bag English walnuts. lo#20c; Alberts, 15c; pecans, 15c; California Ags, case, $2.60' dates, lb., S%c.; sweet potatoes, Dooley#, bushel, $2.26; sweet potatoes, dr can yams, bushel, $1.10; Florida cabbage, $2.26 Men, Get Cured FEES AS LOW AS $3.50 Rid Yourself of Disease by Quick, Safe, Scientific Methods Don’t give up. Call and be examined by a specialist who has had many years’ expe rience in curing men. He will tell you the truth about your condition, FREE. Men who art; suffering and cannot pay the fees charged by most special ists, should lake advantage of this of fer and OET CURED. Call at once, have a talk with us and we will ea plain to your our treatment. We are curing people daily without cutting, chloroform or danger. No matter who has failed or how long you hate suf fered, don’t give up. Call and we will EXAMINE you FREE. SPECIFIC BLOOD DISEASES European methods of ewe by vac cines, serums or wonderful (914) Nco salvarsan. No loss of time, no hospi tal expense, no pain. One-half hour visit often all required. KIDNEY AND BLADDER DISEASES Pains In back, swollen limbs and other symptoms of these ailments quickly banished. NERVOUS DISORDERS DISAPPEAR If weak, nervous, Irritable and lack ing energy and ambition, caused through excesses—come to us at once. RUPTURE CURED WITHOUT SURGERY Cases we accept for treatment have no pain and are not detained a mo ment from business. RECTAL AILMENTS VANISH Plies, Fistula, Fissures and other Rectal Diseases treated without the knife. RHEUMATISM EINUEU Enlarged. Swollen and Stiffened Joints cured without ruining the stom ach by harsh medicines. STOMACH AND BOWEL DIS ORDERS Indigestion, Dyspepsia. Coated Tongue. Perverted Appetite, Fullness , After Eating, (iasses, Dizziness and Heartburn quickly cured. VARICOCELE CURED NON SURGICALLY Weakening and wasting of parts, xtsses of urine. SPECIAL AILMENTS Discharges, Burning and Itching toon relieved. Lost vigor and vitality due to abuse >r excesses. Hydrocele or swelling, tenderness o| tarts, cured without the knife. Stricture and its effects. Prostatlc enlargement reduced. Ulcers from Infection or injuries. Heat Equipped Office la VmiiIi—i> l.arpe lloouw, Fully ■''quipped Dr. Fleener Co., Specialists SUITKB BOO-1-2-3-4 FARI.RY 1II.I1G. , BIRMINGHAM. ALA. Nina Larva Uooma, Fall7 K«ul»p«l Cornar 204 h II. and 2d Avr. Kalranea on Sd A»a. Taka Rla»nlar. UMIaa Iluura—8 a. n>. to N p. an. Banday, • a. aa ta U an crate. Snap beans, *2.60 crate: tomatoes, *2.2663: strawberries, *3 to *3.50 crate. Creamery Product* Country butter, 206860: rresb creamery butter, 29V*c; procees butter, 26c; cheeee, 19Hc; Imported Swiss cheese. lie; German brick cheese, 20c; llmburger ohseee, l»o; Imported Roquefort, 85c; Neufchetel cheese, per doeen, 46c; Pimento cbeeae, *1.36. Meat T.nrd, 12Vtc; compound. 97*c: dry salt short ribs. 13c; bellies, 1814o; ham butts. 16.60c; Boston butts, 16c; pork loin*. 17c: spare ribs. 13c; breakfast bacon, ,-7®2Sc: smoked nacon. 17c; regular ham, 17Hc; skinned ham, I8\c. Fish anti Sea Food* Red snapper. 10c; in smal hbl. lota, lie: gray snappers or groupers, 6<4®6V6e: large 9V6o; Spanish mackerel, Stic In bbl. lot*: fresh water breams. 9, 11 to 12ttc; pom pnno, 26c; blue fish, 10c; roe ahad, 31; red base. 6‘io; mixed fish. 71V: email trout, Stic; fresh water cat, dressed. 11# 12>4c; salt water eat. 84c; speckled trout, 124c. Shrimp. 10c lb. Perch, 9c. Flour and Breadstuff* Self rising flour. !6.4\ Tennessee flour, *6.26; pure wheat shorts. *34: pure wheat bran. 333; C. S. meal. 74 per cent. **0; C. 3. feed meal, per ton, *26; C. 3. hulls, *14 ton; No 1 timotny hay, per ton. *21; mixed alfalfa and Johnson grass, per ton, f22. C 3. hulls, *14 ton; Johnson grass, per ton, *IS; mixed feed. *34; oats. B7c bu.; corn, 96<’. cornmeal, *1.80 per 96 lbs. HOTELS HOTEL LE MARQUIS VI to Ml Hunt .tint St. NEW Y Olili A leading family hotel. Just off ? 5th nv„ In a quiet neighborhood, | but convenient to theatres ana leading shops and only a few min utes from the Pennsylvania and New York Central stations. Catering exclusively to a re fined patronage, It offers special attractions to families and iudles. f All outside, light rooms and a i superior French cuisine. I Fiiroiiean l*lnn Single Hooiiim, $1.50. Sullen, JKbOfl l invard. *. Special rati s between May and October. Send for booklet ami particulars. E. II. CHATILLON. ; -- ANCHOR LINE Rovnl Mall Twln-Sorow Steamotilpo "Cameronla." “California," "Caledonia" and “Columbia" Sailing from New York nvory Saturday GLASGOW Movllla LONDONDERRY For book of Tours, Hate*, etc., apply to UKNPKK80N BHOTflKKH. din* I Agenta. 31 State St.. New York, or Steiner Brother*. 2101 l»t Arc , K. W T.urbott, Tor mlnal Station, or \\ B. arealiam. 1027 1st A to. . Bir mingham.