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STOCKS WERE
STMGER
Prlces bt Many Issues Ad
vanced and Closed at Top.
MONEY WAS MUCH EASIER
Fall In Northerh Securltlos Stock Was
Ignored?Speculntlve Party on Long
Slde of Market?Bonds Wero
Rathor Dull, but Flrm.
(Speclnl to Tho Tlmna-Dlapntch.)
TtK\V VORK. Aprll lti.-The spociilatlvo
nctlvlty whlch developed yesterday and
wns Interrupted by the n??0"nf1'in,1f.n,-tl?r
? the refusnl of the dcmands made. by tne
MaVhettan Elevated Rallway ???0>?es
? viu venowod to-dny when suppprt *>*.as
rrthcomlng for'Majihattan. Wnei, lt wm
unrrelved tlint tho markot was to oe ex
emnt for tne presont from tho dlsturb
enro of o drop ln thls stock, opportunlty
Vat take?n to? start. an .^^^movement
nn tho nart of a spoculatlve part> wnicn
fBnbelfeved to havecovored lts short oon
trncte on the recent slump and to havo
ione long of tho markot. fhclr oporatlons
were conspicuous ln Baltimoro and Ohlo
on the ground of the large incroa.se in not
iaVnings dlsclosed by tlie March^Btatef
mmiL Potuisylvan a ond Norfolk anci
, $&tarrT?Sore Inoludod ln U.c.operat o.is
?under thls leadershlp. Othor Bastern
trunk llnSs and coalers showod somo sym
T,?thv Imt the btiying in thoso anai eise
?vhere in the market could not be traced
to the same sources as tho moyoment lu
the Ponnsylvanla group. Karty ln the
i?,,. wiii, tho exceptlon of tho gpod ap
sorptloh of MlSEourl Paclflc, bascd on lts
larsrfi Prbrunry oarnlngs, the Western and
Pa'llflJsfocks woro Incllned to hang back
The tostimony regnrdlrig tl10 11nailcea
of the Motropolltan Streot Rallway in the
?Seartng of a sult agalnst the Prosldon
for llbel resulled also ln some selllng of
the stock In the early doallngs and a
. fcllghtlv sympathotlc dopresslon.
Late ln tho day St. Paul eamo Into, ful
Svn^nnthv wlth tho Btrength of tho mar
ef nnd othor Westorn and Southwestern
? etockB -par lv so. wlth tho cxcoptlor,, of
iouthern Pncflc. whlch was PerslstenUy
?henvy and mado a. galn of only ht ?"l"f,
dav Amalgamated Copper was ltfted
*hArnlv on a professed expectation that
?ht ouartorlv dlvidond would be ncreased
JnrlSv Tho stock reacted about a potnt
*0*' r?tenanco of tho provalllng cltyl
S^SS?i fractlonal not galn,
fn anlto of "he woaknoss ?f raw copper
nnd copper "sfocks ln twfwmtriMj,
SkTdwedik!rnrdeSv,o?w o? ?rf trade
mmwm
"compensatlon by the cuttlng off ot lm
K{,SJ mnnov situatlon is consplouously
es^er a^d shows largoly incroased sup
?&V5SJ2 o ?thTrfeolrth^ &
tho top l?ve,-.;X-flr0iPn St Touls and Son
Telephone and of 7 hj Bt. ??ulsaocoutlted
Pranc s<-o (1 st [>^tcrrr^,lous saies doted
tmck'toX^ihl? recent vlolont docllne
'Vh* ?ernnrket was rather rulK.but
^Th'^toin'l 'sa'lcs of stocks for the day
were '.1S.900 lOinreB._
nnd Tt? R3 (W74.K).7(I for slxty clnys' bilsl,
*". j..!? u?l?, nnd S1.K7VA; commerclnl
KcV&m Bar sllver, fb; Mox
Ican'dol'lars Sii. Govornment bonds steady;
rallroad; bonds flrm.
EDITORS1 VIEWS
What the New York Afternoon Papers
Say About Yesterday's Trading.
(S|,cclal to Tbe ThOM-Dlsimtch.)
( WT?nV YORK, Aprll IG.-The Coramor
',Ni A)ivBrtlBor savs: To-day s markot ro
'tradlm,' elemcnt hnd 'pxpected. Pr cos
opened down a trlfle with ono or two
ahorp docllnes among the tract ona. But
nelther the InclfrmU at yeaterday a Mo
tropolltan hcarln.g . nor the threatenefl
Manhattan afrlka Baemed to have any
vrpight ln the trading. The flrst losses
were Instantly regalned; then the markot
began to hnrden. and ln the afternoon
broke loose ln- a sharp adyance.
The so-called soft coal stocks exhlbltefl
tho most strongth on fnvorablo roports
of thelr eamlnj?s and divtdend prnspects,
and Pennsvlvanla naturally mnvod In
nympathy. 'f1? refnsnl of the oppper
dlrcctors tn inereoso tho quartorly dlvl
dend rate cnused a polnt rtecllno ln the
Btock Just aftor the nnnouncement, but
1ho rest of the Ust was not affected, nnd
<>ven coppor Bharee mlllod tn tho lnter
iflenllngs.
Tho marltet os a whole unquestlonnbly
Fhowed grenter vttallty t.ban ln u long
tlme past. It wns obtdotis thnt the nd
vance wns based on somethlnK more sub
ntantlal than oovcrlng of short rorrtrnHs;
Jn ftict. there wa? very Knod evlrtence thnt
leadlng banlt InterestB bottght Kenerously
ln thelr varlous HpeHaltlos to-day.
The close ww nnlmnten nnd ntrons nt
pearly the best prlces.
The Mnil nnd Expresa says: Btock
prIeeB moved up In n conservntlve rnannnr
tn-dfl.v. nnn the markot made n hetter ox
hlhltlon of strengtli than generally ex
peeted. In nearlv all dlrectlons tlie feel
liicr wns more nptlmlstlc than of Into. nnd
there wns nn Inereased dlspoKltlnn tn pnv
prentrr heofl to surh fnr-tors as the stondv
imprnvetnent on the mnnelnrv *|tnntlnn
rontlnned 1nree rnllnvirt ntiriflnRR, the
favorable hnrvest outlnok nnd the on
larfem"nt of mir exnort trade.
The Im'iort.inee nf the rnuntry's oxpnrl
rm?lfinn Is hnHnnlnir tn roontvo that eon
Kldernllnn tt dosoryeB. nnd the fact ls now
dnwplnir tinnn t.Vio puhlle rnlnd thnt at the
TTf.^MH rnif nf the nnlcn n? rlnmectln pro
rluol* rrar otipntles wlll be urently dlmln
jjji.o.i innfnro tlm new hnrveRts.
Prnfefmlnpnl nnerntnr? for n Innr porlnrt
p,.(i,.o nn tlie he? r ?tde, nv? nnnnrorHv
ul,lfl|n? iti?t,- lm-rl'Pt iin?ltlnn. utiil to-dnv
r'.rnn m^n nrnm|n,.nl ln |hl= rtp??, tnnliwl.
),-.. n.r. rtv.mn, nlornent vr*TP frre tmvera
of ctn"i'?. P..tchnPln>' hv niit-ftMriwn een
<-i' r.r.-.,.Hv v.-nn nlpn mnrp of n feature
Iht-n ?t late.
r-,.?n(..,,. TV?t ,?,..? N'elther the
<.v,.ii n.-?.oTT.r.nt " wtilrti -vnr aflver,
,.^ri,,r/>.,.. mnrnlng, nnr (he drBpnfr.
r.i,.t.. whleb wiin ?tnrte,l vecterdav
THOMAS BRANCH & GO
(KSTABL1HHKI) 183S.)
MEMBERS
New York Stock Exohange,
New York Cotton Exchange,
PRIYATE WIRES TO
PBINCIPAL MARKETS,
Inmtment Securities.
OFFICIAL RANGE AND SALE OF STOCKS IN NEW YORK
)0OOOOO0?XXX>f^^
OOCOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOCXDOCJOOO
By Thomas drfltlch A Co., BankarB and Brokers.
Open. Hlgh, LoW. Close.
7%
SALES:
800 Amerlcan Can com.? >
100 Amerlcan Can pfd...>?
AincMctin Cotton Oil com.,,.
1000 Amerlcan Locomotlvo com,.
200 Amerlcan Locomotlve pfd,,
900 Anacondn .'."i.".'.'JiV'J.
700 Amerlcan Car and Foundrs
PSOO Amerlcan Sunnr ..............
32200 A., T. and Banlo Ke eom.,
1400 A? T. and Sante Po pfd.
38400 Amalgamatod Coppor.
87SO0 Bnltlmore nnd Olio.........
7100 Brooklyn Kapld Uranslt.,..
3200 Cansdlan Paclllo.
3000 Chesapeake nnd Ohio..
Canada Southern.
000 Colorndo Southern com..,..
Colorndo Southern lflt pfd.
Colorado Solitberii 2d pfd...
34500 Ghlcngo, Mll. atid St. lrvu
28600 Chl.. Rock Lsland and Pacino
3100 Colorndo Fuol nnd Iron.
200 Chlcago Grent Sv.08ter.ii.
100 C, C.. C. nnd St. Louls....
S00 ConSolldated Oiis.
400 Dolawttre and Iludnon......
200 Bol.. Laclt and Wcstern...
23.100 Krlo com .
1000 Erle 1st pfd.
2200 Krln 2d pfd.
000 Oonoral Elnctrlc .
2300 Illlnois CentroJ .
S LoulB^nie^dNashvui;';,
03(i0 Mnnhattnn.
17000 Motropolltan.?'
1100 Mexlcan Central .
1S100 Mlssourl Pacinc .
33%
06%
52
185
135
14%
11(1%
i:wu
133%
26%
100%
SALI3S;
1600 Mo.. Kan
and Toxas cotn
1G00
RO00
3S00
14300
42000
200
200
2400
14100
200
200
100
100
4400, St
1300
161M
6!HX?
500
2400
2200
84400
700
7-100
9100
S00
100
400
8000
S0()
R0O
300
Mo., Kan. nnd Texns pfd.i
Now York Ceniral......?"?
N, Y? Ont and Wostcrh,...
Norfolk alltl Wostern.......
PontiBylvanla."?
rressod Steel Ca''-.-y,'.
Prossed Steel Car pfd.
Peoplo's Gas 'lrust.
Readlng com....."
Ileadlng 1st pfd;.
ltepuhllc iron and 8 on com
Itnpubilc Iron and fateol pra.
'3l0SL.'and 'Sat'i' >V?nc'lscoj'.'.
St. L. and San Frnn. 2d pfd
Soabottrd Air Llne pfd,.
Soaboard Air Llne coMi>m
St. L and Southwostern pfd
Southern Paclflo ???????;??"
Southom Rallway com....
Southern Rallway pfd........
Tennesseo Cdal nnd Iron.
Toxas Paclllo .??
Unlon Paolfle com.
Unlon Paolfle l'J,rt? ? ? ? ?? ?"
Unlted Stlttoa Steel com.
Unlted States Steel pfd...
Va.-Carollna Che.m. com
Vo.-Carollna Chom. pfd
AYabash com.
Wabnah Pfd .
Weslern Unlon.
Wlsconsln Central
Hlgh.
- 24%
o3Vi
181%.
20%
70%
180%
oiu
93
102%
54%
'67%
19%
77%
or.
: 70%
08%
60%
3o%
91'A
04%
33
MV6
80
?T)%
80%
01%
121%
2(1%
46%
80
24%
47
^'Wo^bLWrLfnl-common andpreferrod,
Low.
24
52%
130
28%
(19
134
???0%
93
101
63%
'00%
19
77%
65 ?
07
00%
66%
"9%
91%
01 '
32%
*m
kx%
34%
So
jCI
121%
20%
45
86%
23%
4l>%
bld.
CLOSINQ BOND QUOTATIONS.
U. S. refundlng 2's, regtsterod.Wj.
U. S. refundlng 2*s, coupon.J"'
U. S. 8*s, reglstered.*.'?'iLy
U. S. 8's, coupon.;.*V;_'
V. S. Now 4'a. reglstered. '?''?
U. S. NewVs, coupon.???*
U. S. old 4'b, reglstered.BJ A
U. S. old t's, coupon.. \"A
U. S. 5's, rogistored...i.}?-*?
U. S. fi"s, coupon. iXsl
Atohlson, goneral 4s...... j?l"?
AtchlBon. odjustment 4 s. w
Baltlmoro and Ohloi 4 s. iw
Baltlmore nnd Ohlo 3VjS....... >?
Baltlmoro and Ohlo Conv. 4 s. l"
Ciuiada Southorn 2d h. ?gw
Central of Goorgla 5's........ l"*
Central of .Georgia Iflt Ine. ""
ijhesapeake and Ohlo4V4s. *"<#
Chlcago and Alton 3.H.?;.????? <??;,". >?A
Chlcago. B. and Qulncy now 4 s.. Ji?
Choago M nnd St. Paul gon. 4's.... 10
Chlcago and Northwestern can. 7 s.. 132V4
?ilrngo. Bock Island n.nd Pac. 4's... 10i>
., C. C. nnd St. Louls gen. 4's. M*h
hiuago Terminal 4's. ??*
?nlorado nnd Southern 4*s. &A
!">eiivor and Rlo Grande 4's. ?S?i
Mrlo prlor lion 4's. ^14
liJrlo Genoral 4's.....????? ?'?'.,??'? ,;,ffi
I'-ort Worth nnd Denyer Clty 1st s,. 07VS
HocUIng /Valley4Ws..........????. }??'*
l.oulsvlTle nnd Nash. Unlfind 4 a...... 01
Manhattan Consolldntod gold 4 s.... UWV4
.Ntexlciin Central 4 a,... >'f
Mexlcan Central lst Iiic. *IA
Mlnn and St. Louls 4s........ ??
Mlsso'url; Kan, and Tftxas 4s. BS%
Missourl, Kan. nnd Texas 2d s. M
Now York Central gen. *v6 s. 01
New Jersey Central gen. 5 s. 1JU
Northern Paclflc 4*s . w-w
Northom Pnclflc 3's. 71
Norfolk and "Wostorn con. 4 s. 03
Roadlng General 4's..... M
St. L. and lron MOuntaln con. Bs.... lUVa
=?t. Louls and San Franclsco 4's.
<t. Louls Southwestern lst's.
06%
St. Louls Southwestern 2d's. '*
San Antonlo and Arkansas Pass 4's.. 5.
Sniithern Paclflo 4's.,?9V
Southern Rallway 5's. "y*
Tt'xns and Paclflo lst's.??. '?".
Toledo, St. L. and Westorn 4 s. i;t
Unlon Paclflo 4'b."'?>?
ITiilon Pnclflc Conv, 4's. 'Wft
Wab.ish lst's. \y?n
Wabash 2d's. lL*Vv
Wnbash Dcb. B's . .">?
West Shore 4's;............??. uf!
Whcollng nnd Lako Erlo f s. ??"?
Wlsconsln Central 4's.
Contlnental Tobacco 4's.
Cnlorado Fuol. *J!7,
Rock Island . ???
Bonnsylvanla '>'....'.?.;??.;?. i'."1
M. and O.. collatoral trust 4 s. ?4
fontral ot Georgla 2d Inc. J3
Vn.-Onrollna Chomlcal Co. com. nja
Va.-Carollna' Cliemlcal Co. pfd. 1-iVii
afternoon. showod any slgn of oontlnuance
Vo-aav. Movomont of prTces on the Stock
?xcianKe was irregular, but on the
whole tho mo.rket advanced. Thla waa
malnly becauso frlght over an 1?P?M?
'?tlc up" on the Elevated seomed to have
vnnlshed over'-nlght. ?,nmo
Wall Stroot was renssurofl by a some
what novel process. Actlng for onco as
amatour Hawkshaws, buaInaa man on
Lhelr way down-town questlonod tho Ete
vntod rnards and tralnmen and ro
cetvod %oh?anawani as satlsfled most
of them that a strlk-o on tho basls of the
refisnl of a nlne-hour day was not nt all
nrobable Thla was as much llght as
rould actualIv he nbtalned, for the trnln
hnnd ballotlng, held to-day and not oom
leate at tbe markot's closo. wns secrot.
neUovedl ln some degree. of these nnpleaa
ffidrebodlngsi tho stock "J^t -eaunv
ed lts slow recnrory; and, In fact grow
r.-tthor aggroBslvaly strong ln the Wc
Son Ono or two Chleagp, ornclfes
even eamo out Into tho open tn chlde
Wall Street for lettlng tho mnrltot atay
so low Tt ls well onomrh that such yolcos
shoum be heard; Wall Street has heard
oo much In the nnst f ^"/j'AEri
irv and Ita Investmcnt pronert fs.iWWfl
i.ocnuse tbe Northern Seenrltles Company
hnrt nst lts Inw s?R. ,. __
Closlng prlres for stooks were rn.ther
-enernlly nt the besl. notlyUy ln tho last
half hour belnsr very rcapectab e^vNn
news developed to Inflnoneo prlres. thoucrn
lliere wore some nttnmnts tn ropeat the
moenl Stncl: TSxchnntro mnnneuvres nf
"?'?45 V. M. rumnrs"?thnt Is. nf ontirsn.
n.mors snt nflont tno late to be denled.
There wns nlsn somo effnrt. to Invlte tbe
enstntn'er hv rtlsplnv nf snmethlng new
nnd stnrtllnc- nmnpg the spoeulntlve
..tn'ron Tostordnv II wn<i "Lenflier pre
c>v^n,i ?' tn-flnv lt wnq "Colnradn FunV
There l? nlwnvp somo pntrnnnnfo whloh
~>n he ntt'rnnrofl !>?" thls snrt nf Ttnworv
-.-,??., Ttnl tl tn <nlr to pnv t.hnt the hot
..... nlncq nf Qlnel'-q irnre 'ho ronllv tinto
mnrlW pplnts nf ctrontrth. Most nf tho
.-.nn/inr't Invostmont shnres Imprnvod sitb
?HintlnUy.
viORMnwr* crnnc WA'PTnr.T
Ttle.hmnnd. Va., Aprll 1B, 1903.
SALTC8,
Vlrglnla S's-JR.OOO ot. 91%.
Vlrglnla Ocnturle.s-JlOO at 92; $100 at 92;
<i.000 at 02. i,,' .??
TSroad-Street R*nk?20 sbares at 26%; 60
sharns at 20%.
STATE 8F.CCJR1TTES. Bld. Aflked
North Carollna 4's. C, 1910.... 102 ...
Va. 8's. now. C. and R., 1932.... 91% 01%
Va. Conturles, 2-3. C. nnd R. 91% 92
rtAu.noAP noNDR
A. C. L. R. R. Con. T. 4's...... 93 ...
Char.', Col. and Aug. 2d 7'b, C... 112
Oeorgla Paclflo lsl. Cs. C. 1032.. 120
On.. Southern nnd Fla.. 1045.... 113
Hn. and Alabama Con. n*B....110
Norfolk nnd Westnrn Ry. 4'a.... 97
N. and W, Ry. Pocnhontns 4'b,-. 90% ...
Pet. CIhhs A O'b, R. C. 1920.... 112
Pet. Class R fl's. R. C.,1926.... 125
Illck. nnd Meck. 1st. 4's, 194S.... SO ...
S. A. L. Con. lst 4's, 1950.... v 80 St
RA1LROAD RTOCICS. i*ar.
Norfolk and "Western com..100 09 ...
Soaboard Air Llne pfd.100 S9% 40
Saaboard Air Llne;com.Kio 23% 24
Southern Rallway pfd.100 91 ...
Southern Rallway com.100 30
KANfc' AND TRUST COS.
Amerlcan Natlonal .100 124 ...
Broad-Stroot Rank.25 20% M%
Clty .25 33
Motropollton Rank of Va....2R 2f>% 2S%
Merchants Natlonal .100 200
Planters Natlonal '.J? 330 ...
State Bank of Va...100. 169% ...
Southern Trust Co....100 112% ...
Unlon Rank of Rlchrnond.50 ... 155
INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Va. Flro nnd Mnrine.25 37
MJSOELLANKOUS;
Amer. Toh. Co. pfd., S p. c.100 ... 150
Amerlcan Locomotlve pfd....100 93 94
Amerlcan Locomotlve com. ,100 20% '27%
Va.-C'ar. Chem. pfd., 8 p. c.100 121% 122%
Va.-Carolltm Chem. com....100 00% 01%
UALT1MORE STOClTTrARKKT.
HALTIMORK, MO.. Aprll 16.?Soaboard
Air Llne pommon, 23%; do, iireferrod, 89%.
Soaboard Vh. 80.
Atlantle Coast Llne coimnon, 121; do.
preferred, uiiehnngcd. (
WALL STREET QOSSIP
Norfolk and Western and Loulsvlllo Both
Enjoy a Good Advance.
(g'poflvl to Tlitf Tluii.?-Ul?p?tcli.l
NBW YORK. Aprll 10.?Tho stock mar?
ket bliowed Buina uncortalnty ln tho tlrst
uuotutloiis ln vlew of the ralher easy way
ln whlch It sold off nn tho prevlouB nlght.
Thoro wkb nothliig in tho Loudon quota
tions to glvo any lead. and oommlsalon
housos dld not seem to ho vory well aup
plled wlth ordcrH Tho tracllons rclleeted
tho Inllueiue of th? uiimUtled labor slt>
uation. Tho rallroad stocka hardenod up
rutlier oaslly after tho nrst few iiilinilu.s
MANHATTAN lliOLD W1.0LL:
Manhattan held woll ln Bplta of the
Btrlkn reports. People llkcly to know uny
that tho placCH of the men rotild be fUhd
at onco If a Btrlko whs doclared.
SUGAR WAfl FfBMKRl
Amerloan Sugar wrs flrnicr On tho ovl
dr-ucfi of rOVlVCd BQtlvlty lll thn trado
Fhown by the miirklng up ot tho piioo of
reflnod, ?*
BALT1MOR19 A OHIO:
Thoro woro some Bcatterlng huylng or
ddro In Baltlmore and Ohlo through the
comtnlBslon Iioiibps on tho llne eurnliig*
publlshrd on Wodnosday.
TRAB1NO V1CRY AQT'VR!
Tradlng ?'im iioi vory acijvt |n the flrst
hour. but thn toni' was frenerully h'H'd and
pricea mos.tly .'idvuiicccl afiar \\h> flrst
frw inlnui'-u. whlle the triu'tlniiH rallled
uUoiodv, 'XiiuUmm W*a ,V?W Uxaeli i'l'O
fesslonnl, and about tho only aetlyo Intor?
est of lmportanco seemed to be tho wesi
ern elemont.
METROPOLITAN: '-?.-,.''?'.?;
In vlew of the alleged revelatlona of
?Metropolltan lt was vory stgniucant thnt
Wormsor was tlio prlnclpal buyor of tho
stock eorly ln tho day. Tho room natur
ally took It that he was llkely us anybody
to know the real facta of the caso,
AMALGAMATED COPPER:
On the rolly In A. C. P. thero was some
attompt to glve the Impressloiv that an
advanco In tho dlvldend mlght be ox
pocted. Oplnlon was.dlvlded. but tho pre
pondorating scntlnvent was the other way.
COLORADO FUEL: ;.'?''",' '.
That Westorn Interest w.hlch at one
tlme mado a flght for the control of Col
orado Funl was said to bo short of that
stock and talklng lower prlcea for lt.
MARKETSHOWEDSPIB.IT:
Tho market shnwed moro splrlt ln tno
socond hour than it. had dono for somo
tlmo past, nnd although the tradlng was
stUl professlonal, lt lookod as If the most
actlvo oporatora wero worklng for hlghor
prlcos. One or two prominent shorts wero
orodlted wlth n comploto cbange ln posl?
tlon.
NORFOLK & WESTBRN:
Tho Weatern crowd waa talklng hlghor
p'rloes for Norfolk and Wostorn, but tholr
predlotlons of an advance in tho dlvidoml
dld not have much wolght, In vlow of
tholr Inaccurnte Informntlon on tho sub
ject at tlie last declnration.
SAN FRANCTSCO: .'-.
The Baltlmore control waa credilod wlth
marklng up the prlce of "Frlsco common.
T.hnro wns, of course, a very narrow mar?
ket In vlew of the large pool holdlngs, but
frlends of the control clnlmed tlio stock
was oheap at golng prlcos on lts earnlngs
and prospects.
PENNSVLVAN1A: . .
Tho hohvv huylng of Ponnsylvania by
Street fc f.orton was taken to Indlcato n
c-.hungo of posltlon by a leadlng operatar
for the foll.
LOUTSVILLE & NASHVILLE:
Thoro seemed to be good huylng ot
Loulsvllle, and the clOBlng prlce was tho
best of the day.
AFTERNOON TRADING: . "
In the early aftornoon the market be
camo extroninly dull ln splto of the Amal
gamatod Copper dlvldend, but held lts
oarly ndvance falrly well. Tho Wostorn
crowd were stlll the prlnclpal Influence on
the. long sldo. Although thoy wero prob?
ably gottlng a long stock, thoy wero abio
to "hold tho market up wlthout much
trouhle.
THE CLOSE: , .. . . '? ,'uAi.
Tho c.loso wns flrm, ond but for a llttle
?prnflt-t.aking by the floor trndors, who
do not. as a rulo, go homo uneven. would
havo boon about tho best of the day.
Thore wns good huylng round the room,
and In some casoB It wns of more lmport?
anco than tho chango of heart shown In
Uic Waldorf-Astnrla and othor cllques.
COTTON MARJCETS;
N11W YORK, Aprll IC?Tlio cotton mar?
ket oponod stoady nt unchanged prlcos
to a decllno ot 3 polnts and ruled gonor
ally oitBlar durlng tho ontlro sesslon; Soon
after tha call .Tulv advnncod 2?3 polntB,
and aftor mld-day short cbvorlng brought
about: a sllght ndvauoo. Tho market plosed
barely stoadv at'wlthln 1 iiotnt of tho low
est nnd at docllno of 4?7 polnts.
Spoculatlon was qulot durlng most of
tha day and soeuiod to conslat nltnost on
tlrely of profosslonal operatlons, partak
Ing ot an evonlng up onaraoter. Tlio do
cllning tendoncy wns largnly duo to runi
ors conoernlng shlpmonts of cotton to thls
point for delivery ?" Mav an<1 Jll,v oon*
traots, should such bo requlrod. Nothlng
vory tlotlnlto dovolopod along thls llne,
but lt wns stated that some 2,000 bales
had beon shlppod horo from Llvorpool
wlth moro to follow both Crom thoro and
from Bremon lu fiaso of another advanco.
Those roports wero met wlth Incrcdullty
ln somo quartors, but tho bull ollquo
vee'meq porfoolly wllllng to allow prloes
to slldo bnok, poBslbly to dlscourago shlp?
monts In UiIh dlrectlon. nnd tholr aotlons
oneouraged tho room to go short. Othor
nows wiib not pnrticulnrly important, but
had n bourlsh averngo. Port rocolpts
woro 0,000 balou ugalnst 8,863 laBt year.
Woathor oonditlons remaln favorable. Tho
Llvorpool mnrkot acted about aa oxpootod,
and was gonorally wlthout Influnnco. Tho
Bouthorn spot niarkets nro lirmly held,
but thoro Is llttle huslness reportod,
Total Btilos of fuluros estlmatod at 100,
010 balos.
Cotton futures opened steady; closed
barely steady.
Open.
Aprll .10.84
May .10.44
June .
Jnly . 008
August . 0 49
Beptomber ..?? *.M
Oetobor . K.f.4
Novomber .... 8 12
Decembor . 8.8S
Spot cotton olnsod dulll mlddllng up
lunds, 10.G0; mlddllng gulf, 10.75; bbIob, 17
bnlea.
Cotton, dulll mlddllng, 10.M); net re
celptB. 104 baleaugrosB, 239 balos; sales, 17
bales i stock. 67.0S4 balos. ,
Total to-day nt all saaports-Nei ro?
colpts. 9,006 bales; export to G rei i
BrltalQi 842 balo?! to tho Continent, 8.194
balos; stock. 329.0773 balos, .... ,
Consolldatod ut all Boaporta?Not ro?
colpts, 60,197 balos; oxport to Groat
Hrltnln, 10.9M bales: to Frnnce, 81 balos;
to the Contlnont. 20.479 bales.
Total Blnco Beptember 1st at all sea
poitH-Net rceelpts. 7.201.474 baler; export
o Great Hrlmln. 8.670.378 balos; to Pranco.
r.*0.700 b.i'.es: to the Contlnont. 2,070,819
baies.
NBVY. OJiLEANB, Aprll W.-OOUTOW
Tho spot cotton markot was very qulet
to-day; quotatlons roduced l-16c. on ntt
grades. ;?? n?u,
In tho future markot trading wris llght,
the bulk of the buBlnoss belii" ln May.
July and October. Prlces opened at a;ae
cllno of 307polnts and later lti the day.
as a result ot unloadlng on the part or
weak longs. prlces eased ort a few polnts
moro. flnnlly closlng wlth net lossea or
9012 polnts on Aprll to July Inclus vo, atid
yr,i] polnts on the balanco of the ust. .
Cotton futurcs stendy: ;AA.prll..ilO.Op.bld1
May. 10.11010.12; June. 10.11010.13: July,
[email protected] August,. O.flO'tJO.Ol; Septemher,
S.790S.SO; October, 8.38<3S.?9: November,
8.2408.20;'. December, 8.25(58.20.
PRODUCE MARKETS.
NEW YORK, Aprll 10.?FLOUR?Flrm,
but rather less actlve. Ryo Flour?Steady.
Cornmeal-Steady. Ryo?Flrm: No. 2
Western, COc. afloat. Barloy?Qulet.
Wheat?Steady; No. 2 red, 81%c. Op
tlons had a weak oponlng because of poor
cables and llquldatlon, but fully rocov
ered ln the afternoon. Thls1 upturn wns
based on unexpoctedly large export busl?
ness In the Northwost and gonerul cov
ering. but near. the close prlces droppod
sllghtly nnd left off %0%c. not lower. May
closed at 80 7-lGc; July, 70%c; September,
Com?Flrm; No.2 elevatbr, 60%c. afloat.
Optlon markot opened ensy wlth w.neat.
but became very strong on a squeezo of
May shorts, duo to llght cpntract sup
plle's hero. The close was unsottled at
?%0%c. net advance. Aprll closed nt o2Wc.;
May, 52%c; July, 50%c; September, 49%e.
Oats?Qulet; No. 2. 30%c. Optlons markot
aftor an easler openlng rallled and be?
came flrm wlth other markots. May
closed at 39c. __, CMa>
Tnllow?Eosy; clty, 6%a: country, 6%0
5%c. Rosln?Steady. Turpentlno?Qulet.
Beef-Weak; famlly. $12.50013; paoket.
$10 50012. Cut Meats-Steady. Lard?uull;
roflned, steady. -Pork Steady. '
Coffee?The markct for coffee futures
opened steady nt a partlal decllne of 5
polnts. with May selllng at $3.80, and thus
ostabllshlng a new low record. Protlt
taklng by shorts sustalned vnlues, ancl
brought about a closlng reactlon so thnt
the "markot was flnajly. steady, net 5
polnts lower to 5 polnts hlgher. Snles,
2S.600 btLgs. Spot Rlo. qulot. Rlce? V Irm.
Molnsses?Flrm.
Butter?Steady; sxtra oreamery, <nc.,
State dalry, 1802c. Cheese?Flrm; Stato.
full croam, fancy small, oolored. rall
mado. 15c; do. whlte, fall mado Wo.
Eggs?Steady; Stato and Pennsylvanla,
15015%c: Southern, 14014%c. Potatoes
Steadv: Southern. $2'<r3: Stnte and West?
ern. per 180 pounds, $1.6001-87%: Long[s[
apd. $1.7603; South Jorsey sweets. $2:750
3 76. Peanuts?Stendy: fancy handplcked,
4%04%fl.: othor domostlc. 2iK<riM%c. Cnb
bages?Basy; Southorn, 75c. 0$1.5O. Cot?
ton?By steamer to LIvorpool, 12c.
CH1CAGO, TLL? Aprll 16.?Tradlng In
whent was aotlve to-day and thore wns n
ronowal of. buvliig bv tho leadlng l.ongs,
whlch rosultad ln a strong close, May
belng Ho: hlghor and July .up 4c. May
corn closed %o. lowoc. wlth oats off 4?
%c. Provlslons wero ensy, the May pro
ducts closlng from [email protected] lower.
Tho leadlng futures rnnped as follows:
Open. Hlgh. Low. Closo.
%NMayAT"N!?:.Sfi% .77% m 774
Sedt;
CORN-No. 2
09 l?% '?%
Am'll ..'...'-. 434 434 434 43V,
July . 444 44V4 ?% 444
Sopt. 43V. 43% 434 4.1%
OATS-No. 2. - 3W
May1.:::::::: a% m %$ &i
July . 304 -804 ?J? M?
Sopt. 27% 27% ? 27% 27%
ML3S PORIC-Por bbl. :?'' ,, ?
May .17.00 17.96 17.90 17,98
J,Sy 17.35 17.374. 17.30 17.32%
Sopt.17.00 17.05 10.9d 17.02
LARD-Per 100 Ihs.
M?v . 9.80 9.K5 9.80 9.824
J V . 8.784 9-774 9.724 9.724
Sopt.9.7T, 9.774 !>-70 9.724
SHORT RIBS-IVr 100 lbs.
May . 9.824 9.824 ?>?% 9?f4
tuiv . >ji;7>,i 9.70 MR 9.fo
Sopt ......... 900 9.024 ???? ?
Cnsh quotalloiiB wore as fOllowB*. Klour
steady. No. 2 sprlng wheat. VMpSOo.,.Np.
3, [email protected]; No. 2 red, 7n4'fir77o. No. 2 corn.
434c; No. 2 yellow, 434c. No 2 oals,
33110.; No. 3 whlte. 324??f;4o. No. i rya.
?lfli?<ftf.0o. Good foeillng'harlee, 37<P9c., falr
to oholce mnltliiK. 4S(f|64o. No. 1 llaxsi-ed,
$1.09; No. 1 northwestorn, f .ui prinie
Tlmothy sood. J8.m, Mess pork. per bnr
rol. W.Ptv&'i*; lard, por iOOiPWgPi- $9,800
0.824; short rlba sldos (loosa), $9.7Mf9.!v>,
drv saltod shnuldors (boxed),J*^?:f:^>
short elonr Bldes fhoxod). *10.124'&10> fi.
Whlskoy, baslH of hlgh wllies. J1.S0. Clpv
or, cnntract grade, $12. Butter eaaierj
oreamerles, l8?CB4c.| dnlrlos, HfitMo.
Kggs stoiuly at mark .cases InchUled,
13%c. Choese steady at 124?? to 13-B>134o.
BALT1MORF,. MD., Aprllty^LOXm
Steady nnd unohanged. Wheat-Flim,
Bpot and the month, SW5*2c.: Bouthorn
bv samplo, 77062c. Corn-Flrnier; spot,
60%?61o.: Aprll. r/W/pT.ic.; Bouthorn whlte
corn. 4*nW Onts-Dull and easy; No 3
whlto, IWJM14C. liyo-Hteady; No. 2. 67?
674c. Buttor and Bggs?Firm and un
ohanged. CIiroko -Steady and unohanged.
Sugar?Strong nnd unchangod.
RICHMOND GRAJN MARKET,
Richmond, Va., Aprll W 1003'
v QUOTATIONB
Longborry .,.,..???? ? Mi
Mlxud . |1 %%
Shortborry . " ?"
No, 2 rod .,. ni\etsa
Va. bag lota. 7a 0*1
CORN- ,,
No. i whlto. ?.J
No. 3 whlto .,.....'?
No. 2 mlxed .,. J2,4
No. 3 inlx^d .,,,,?,i?m ^4
OATS- ' 4
N.Q, 2 paU?l ,,..,.?..vMA.?V*+*t?? **?
No. 8 mlxed ,.,,..'"'At' M,
ItYB w,..i..,.,.,,........,.68 008 j
RICttMONt) PROfttJCE MARKBT. '
WiloLESA.LEr' ..;. .h(?l
ThtlrHda'y, Aprll 16, 1?M.
Offlclnl quotatlons of tho Rlchtnond
Ft'tllt atid Prodtice EXchahgC!
, , LtVtt POULTRY. ? , ,.
Hens. per lb.J 18 0* ?
Roostera, each. 30 0 aa
Dttcks, per lb. 1? 0 \i
Titrkey hena, per lb. 14 0 M?
Turltoy goiibleis, ixit'lb. 10 0 Ji
Oeose, oach ,..?. 40 0 75
Chlckens (sprlng), Btnall, lb.. 30 0 35
Chlckohs ftnedluirt). lb. 2g 0 2g
Chlckons (largo), per lb. 18 0 22
EOOS,
CratpB, nen.rby, fresh, (107,...$ ]*
Other BOotlotis, fresh, rlor..,.. JJ
Bttrrals and boxes, fresh, doc. 13 ^P '?
Oulnea, fresh, dor.. J? ? ll
Fnticy. dalry pnokod, por b..$ 24 08 26.
Cholco. dalry packod, por lb.. 22 0 23
Cholce, fnmlly pncltod, lb.,... 22 0 25
Cholce, slofe paolted. per lb.'. 18 0 $.
Modlutn, store paoked. lb.,.. \\ % iv ]
Comtnon grndes. por lb....... i? "P ?>?
L1VI5 STOCK.
Beof cattlo. very be.tt. Ib....$ 5%0$ 8
Beef cattlo, extra. lb,. & 0 6%
Beof cattle, good lb... 4 0 4/4
Common to metltum, lb. 2%,0, J7*
Sheep, per lb. 4 ^ 5
Sprlng lambs, nor,,. ? w ?
Hofrs, llvo, porlb.,'. ?#f "?
Bulis. por lb. 2%? 8w
Voals, best, por lb.. <% ,
Vcals. common to nrlme. ln.. 0 ? 7
NEW CONTRY BACON.
Ilnms, small. per lb...,.$ lg ?* }2
Hnins, largo, por lb. 12 m 14
Sldon. porlb. 1 ^ ?
Shculdora. por lb.... 0 ? }'
Lard. oer lb. ll 0 "
' p Jdried !fruits. _?. .
Apploa. brlght, allced. lb......J 3%0$ 4
Brlght, qunrtered, per.lb.... 3 Jp Wi
Dnrk ner lb. ' W A
Peachos,, pooled. brlght, lb.. 12 0 13
l.fnpeolod. lb. 0 0 8
Chorrles. pltted. lb. 13 ?9 14j
IllaeUborrles. por lb. ? ? J
Whortlohorrles. lb. 15 ? 10
Rnsiibcrrlcs. lb............. 10? 17,
Tub-washed. froe of burrs, lb.$ 22 0$ 23
Utiwnshcd, free or burs, lb.... 18 @ 1?
Burry, per 1)j?2iJI3o. per lb. less.
Drv fllnt, No. 1, por lb.".$ 12 ?
Dry snlt.^o. 1, por lb... 10
Oreen snlt, No. 1, por lb. 0%
Groen, No. 1, por lb. 6%'
GU,e'r,?rlb.FRiiiTS.. 3 ? *
ASePr?bbl fn"?J:...!,.nn.tl:!m.Ck.0tl$2.W 013.00
Cholce, hand-packed;'bbl.... 200 0 2.25
Medlum, hand-packed. bbl,... I.jjO 0 J.7o
Common. bbl. .'.'. ./fi <B> ?,.->u
Orape furlt. per box..'..o.OO
l.emons. cholce. per box.2.60 e? 3.W
Strnwborrles. per qunr. 12 ? M
VEGETABLES. ^Y
Potntnes, new. Nn. 1 bbl....$ 8.00 0$ 9.00
Pntatoes. old.-por bus. Go 0 70
Cabbngo, ner 100. 2.nO 0 3.00
Cablmge. Fla.. per crato..?.... 1.60 f .;.;
.Cnbbnge. S. C. per crnte.... 2.00 02.23
Cnbbnge. N. C. per crnte.... 1.50 & 1.76
Tomntoes, per carrler. fancy.- 2-50 ? 3.00
Tomatoes, No. 1. per earrlor.. 2.00 ? 2.2a
Tomntoes, small, No, 2. 1.2n 0 l.<?
Squash. cholce, por crato.... 2.50,
Squash, cholce, per box.2.00 0 2.60
Cukes. cholce. per box.3.00 ? 4.00
Heets, cholce, per box. w & 75
Beets. cholce, por crato. 2.00 W Z.?j
Beans, Fla.. round. hamper.. 3.00 0 3.50
Pcns. English. per hamper.. 3.00
Lettuce. per hamper. 2.00 w Z.oo
Aspnragus. per buneh. 10 0 &?
Celerv, lnrge. per crato. 2.50 ? 3.TO
CaulKlowor, per crato.,... 2.50 ?3.00
Egg plnnt. per icrato. 2.00 0 2.60
MISCELLANEOUS.
Beans. navy, whlto, No. 1, _
per bus....$l-7n ?W1.W>
Common. por bus.1.2? <sl l.wo
Colored. per bus. 1.00 ? l.2o
Peas. hlackeyo, No. 1. bus..... 90 fff 1.00
Blaokoyo, No. 2, bus. 75 & rS5
Black. per bus. S? 0 1-00
Clay. por bus.?? to 0.90
Plnxseed. por bus...,? 1.30 0 1.40
Beeswax. per lb. 20
Tallnw, por 1b. 5
Peathcrs. live. poose. porlb.. 4u ot 50
Eeathers, mlxed, per lb. 30 Si 40
Peanuts, No. 1. per lb. 3MM 3%
Peatiuts,' No. 2. per lb. 2%? 3
Wnlnuts, per bus. 25 0 30
Wlre nhlcken coops. 8n ? 90
Wlre turkey coops. 1.00 ? l.W
Egg crntes. 45 0 50
CATTLE MARKET.
CITtCAGO. ILL.. Aprll 10.-CATTLE?
Rocelpts. 11,000 head; steady to 10c. lower.
Good to prlmo stcers, $8.10?5.7fi; poor to
medlum. $4.25?5; stockers and feeders, $3
(at; nows, Jl.60iM.75; helfers. $2.50<RS: can
ners. Jl.0OfT2.7B; bulls, J2.50?4.50; calves, $3?
6; Texns-fed steors, J4?f>.10. Hogs?Re
colpts, 19.000 head; to-morrow, lf..(<X) head;
loft ovor. 2,500 head; oponed dull, [email protected]()c.
lowor, closed stronger. Good to cholce
hoavy, J7.80tfT7.45; rough hoavy, J7U7.30;
llght, $r>.75(fJJ7.10; bulk of sales, $7.05?7.26.
Sheep?Recelpts, 9,000 hoad: shoop slow,
weak; lambs, cholco strong. othors weak.
Good to cholco wethers. $4.7G?'>.7.v, falr td
cholco mlxed, [email protected]; natlves, $4.50?7.
NEW TOKK, Aprll 16.?BEEVES
Dreesed boof steady; clty drossed, nativo
sldos. cxtremo welght, 7?8%c. per pound,
Calvo'a?A fow common veala sold nt $4(8>
5. Clty dressed voals, oxtromo range, 8?
124c Sheep and Lambs?Prlmo steady;
othors uncommonly dull. almost nomlnal.
Unshorn sheep sold at $6 per 100 pounds,
Drossed muttons, goneral salos. 8?104c.
per pound; drossed lambs, [email protected] por
pound. Hogs?Roported sales at J7.B0 per
100 pounds for Btato hogs.
EAST BUFFALO, N. V., Aprll 16,-CAT
TLE?Butchers' grades strong.lOc. hlghor,
othors flrm. Veals-Steady. Tops, $7?
7.25; common to good. $5.50?6.50. Hogs?
Slow: heavy and mlxed, 10?16c. lowor,
othors steady. Heavy, J7.6O07.6O; yorkors,
J7.30?7.40; plgs, J7.26<S7.3r>; stags. J5.oO0fl.
Sheep?Steady; lambs. 10c. lower; year
llngs 25c. lower. Top nativo lambs. J7.50?
7 65; wostorn lambs, [email protected]; yearlings,
JC50#6,7B; nwes, $C?6.26; sheoj. top mlxed,
J6ffT6,23: culls to good, J3.25?b.00.
CINCrNNATI. O.TAprll lO.-HOGS-Bull
nnd lowor at $S?7. Cnttlo-Bn.sy at 12.*?
4 85. Sheep? Dull at $3?6. Lambs?Dull at
J4.26?0.60. ______
TOBACCO MARKET.
Richmond. Va.. Aprll 10, 1903.
Tho condltlon of the tobnecc.markot
durlng tho woek ondlng Aprll 3d closed
vory llrm. and wo can roport hlgher
prlcos on nll grados In good ordor. Tho
narkot startod off tho flrst of tho woek
Vory actlvo nnd has kept up about top
neures at provlous quotatlons. Thero
woro aorne good tobnccos for -to-rlay'a
Fnles (Frlday) and sevoral lots sold for
flne prices. ranglng from $15 to $23.60 por
hundred-tho hlghost prlco of tho season
for aun-oured tobacco. ?:.
Tho markot haa taken on renowed act v
Itv and strongth, and Indlcatlons polnt
toward hlgher prices for good tobacco.
nark stemmlng tobnccos havo nlso ad
vnnced ln prlcos and are solllng abovo tha
uBUal quotatlons. Wo nntlclpato n market
abova tho avorage for tho coming week.
Totnt lunount sold for tho woek nt the
four? warehousea. 138.131 pounds. Total
amount to dato, 8,737,727 pounds.
Quotatlons nro os follows:
?UN-CURED TOBACCOB.
PrlmlngB ."....'..I ?.gjgl ???
Lugs, common.i. 4.60? 0.00
Luga, good to prlme. 8.AO 0.00
Leaf. common . ????? *?*
heat, medlum . 8.B0O 9.60
Leaf, flno. ".60? 3.00
Wr?pper* . H'??0 l6'M
BRIGHT TOBACCOB.
Smokera. common .'JHS'S
Smokors. medlum . ".fiflffl 8.00
Smokera. flno . 8.50? 0.00
CutteiB, common ...... inoo? 200
futters, medlum . g.00j? 2.00
niitforH flnn . 12,50? 15.00
LiuioiB, iiiio ..,.<??? wnivsiTnn
Outters, fanoy .[""''iSS-M
Flllerfl. common . ??$? I*?
ailSJ nnnodlu.m...:."?."?:.::::::: 5:88812:88
rvraTpWsnemedium . %?%$%
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j ATLANTA. GA, ,
frlNAMClAt,
LARGEST CAPITAL AND SURPLUS^ .'
OF ANY BANK Qtt ttttlBT COMPANY IN THE aOUl^ATLANTJO BfATEB
Richmond Trust and Safe Deoosit
Company/
Tenth and Main Streets, Richmond, Va.
Capital and Surplus ? $1,712,188.69
Exeetilos TrttstB, RecciVes Deposlts from $1.00 nnd Upwards,
AII0W8 8 por cont', mtetest on Dafiy Balnnocs. Subject to Chock.
Accounts Sollclted, CorroBpondonoo Invltcn. ;
JNO. SKELTON WILLIAMS, i LHVVIS D. CIIBNSHAW, JR.,
t>ri>nirtr.nt Treasurer.
? JAMES H. DOOLEY. HENRY L. CABELL,
Vlce-Presldonts.
VIROINIUS NEWTON, Presldent, J. B, BBABLEY, Cashlor.
UNION BANK OF RICHMOND
ORGANIZED MAY 3, 1866.
Deposlt your savlngs wlth & Solld InsUtution. The strongest ln the South
Capita!. .$219,750.00
Undivided Profit......$350,000.00
Deposlts.$1,400,000.00
DIRECTORSi
VIRGINIUS- NEWTON, R. T. ARRtNOTON, Jr.. B. ALSOP. T. W. PEM
bbrton; N. W. BOWB, CHAS DAVENPORT. J. B. BBASLET.
Small and Largo Deposlts Sollclted. | ? |l -^-xJ?A ? J
,?,.,?.,.,,.?.<. Loans Negotiated
lnter comforts and eveu luxurios. ' Evory por
sori should make it a fixed rule to savo somo
thing every week or month. .The "Provldent"
is the ideal Bank for such purposes. All sums
accepted. lnterest Allowed from Flrst Day
and Compounded Seml-Annually,
i
911 East Main Street.
S.GALESKI, Pres. W.GRAY WATTSON, Cashler
I
Leaf, medlum . B.W9 ?.M
Leaf. good . 6-60? 80C
BllOWN SHIPPINO TOBACCOS
L,Ues. $4,500$ 6.50
Leaf. medlum . 0.750 7.M
Leaf good. 8.000 9.W
' h W. D. OUSHMAN,
Suporvlsor of Sales.
LYNCHBURG TOBACCO MARKET.
Lynchburg. Va., Aprll 10, 1903.
Rocelpts of tobacco In tho warehouses
of tho clty last week amounted to 3X7,000
poundB, whlch was a conslderable falllng
off ns compored wlth several precedlnK
weeks. The condltlon ot the tobacco of?
fered Bhows some Improvement, though
there wns a llttle mould on much of lt.
Prlces showed a tendency to ndvnnce. and
It Is expootod that they wlll be stlll better.
Quotatlons nre ns follows:
DARK GRADES.
PRIMINGB.$ 1.500$ 3.00
Common nnd dnrk lugs.3l9?!? '*'30
DARIC STI-TMTMING TOBACCOS. ??
mS8 .$ 3.oO0$ d.oo
Medlum dark lugs . 4-000 4.30
Good dark lugs. 4-250 5.00
Common dark leaf. 5.000 8.00
Medtum dark leaf. B.KWJ 6.t?
Good dark leaf. 7.00? J.0O
Flne dark leaf. ]??22""'
Extra flne dark leaf. 11.MO 18.00
Black wrappers . 10.000 20.00
BRIGHT TOBACCOS.
?Common . jj.oora 0.00
KT..?^.:::::::::::::::: S I?
^mmon cutters .$ '???????
Good cuttors..-VXS,1,1?
Flne cutters . H-00? ^
BRIGHT WRAPPERS- ???..?
Common . SnnSinM
Medlum . ,l'?2S-i?'SS
(-jnn.i. 12.005* 18.00
F?na '\\\\...V......... 15.000 20.00
MAHOGANY WRAPPERS- ^
Medlum'::::::::::.? 12.000 20.00
Uc"mmPonRS~ .?.* 8.00?J12.00
Memt.Jm ........ .12.50? 17.50
Sum . . 17.50? 35.00
Fancy"::::::::.'-''"-::.35.00? 55.00
Sales of tobacco on tho Lynchburg
markot for the two woeks ondlng March
28 1003. n? reported liy Mr. John Oglesuj,
?iVd"Cwh;ekWennrde.hn7BMarch ^??
pounds; sold week ondlng Mnrch 28th.
Mr, 500 pounds; decrenae for woek eiullng
March 28th, 587.000 pounds. Sold from;Q&;
tober 111902. to March 28. 1903. 18.251,000
pounds Bold from October 1. 1901, to
March 28. 1902. I0.4-Jt.P00 pounds; Increaso
Cor 1903. 1.S09.10O pounds.
Rocelpts last week woro much lighter
thon for tho past fow wcoks. Thls wtis
cnused by the bot and damn wenther.
whlch KOt the tobacco In very bad condl?
tlon. Two-thlrds of lt at lenst wns olt.her
In vory snft ordor and bot or moro or less
mnuldv. There waa hardlv a crop offered
that was nofdamaged. Thls materlnlly
reduced prlces on nll grades, excojil flno
wrappers. whlch was fully. sustalned.
Thls caused tho plnntors to stop brlnglng
thelr tobacco tn markot. but put thern to
reorderlng nnd puttlng thelr tobacco in
hottor condltlon before offorlng lt for
sale Recelpts nf brlght tnbnccos contlnue
vorv llght. Wlth dry wenther we ?x
pec't mueh lighter recelpts for .t.ho next
few weeks.
The quotatlons aro ns follows:
DARIC TOBACCO.
Common lugs .$ 3.000$ 4.50
Medlum lugs . 4.50? 600
Good lugs .>??? r,?0? 6.00
CommonT leaf..'.?. {..oo? ii.ro
Medlum leaf .,.i\'.?\. \ 00g 7.60
Oond lenf.i. P? 10.00
Flne leaf ..'..'.. fe.H.M
Wrappers. A.000-22.00
BRIGHT TOBACCO.
Greon lugs.$ M|?
Green leaf .',?. -Wf, 5W
Common brlght lugs. 000 7.50
Good brlght lugs. -500 8.60
Flne brlght lugs . |50? ??j
Common cutters
Good
00? 9.50
. ...tte-rr':..::::::::;::::::: tm.m
Flne cutters .,. 1?.00? 12.60
No wrappers orferod.
PETERSBURO TOBACCO MaWbT.
Potersburg. Va., Aprll.16, 1903.
The fiuotatlons for thls markot are as
Common to medlum lugs.$ 300tfT$ 4.00
Oood lugs ..;..... 4000 6.00
Poor sliort leaf. 5-000 6.50
Medlum short leaf . [7.000 7.60
Medlum to good wrappers.?9'?1)2 l?XX
Good to nne wrappers. |.M0 25.00
Flno Bhlpplng. 8.600 15.00
MISCELLANEOUS MARtfETS.
HIDES AND TALLOW MARKET.
CHICAGO. ILL., Aprll J6.-f(Allen-Mlles
&? Co.'s Hlde and Leather Letter-Better
deniand ln country marke,* to-day, at
Eastorn tanners have art-vanced uieir
vlews elght cent and hav/t been plaems
ordors as noted by sales helow. namelj .
Twonty-four hundred MSKs, cpntalnlng
one-thlrd cows. elght thjree-elghths and
seven thero-elghths; also/ thousand Np. 2
buffs seven three-olghtl*. Three dealers
offer car each above Ibasls. Reported
trust ls blddlng elght hiflf and seven half
In Mlchlgan for hldes tf enty-tlve up, not
Includlng steors. Bostoil tanners wlll pay
elght half and seven hilf ln Ohlo; o her
Unes unohanged, but nJm. Packer hldes
atrong on llffbl natlxe fowa, and branded.
Vlrglnla Century Bonds. Richmond Clty
Bonda, Ohomlcal preferred and common
atook. bought and sold for cash or on
margln.
WYNOHAM BOLLING
& BRO.
BOTH 'PHONES 412, No. 1018 E. MAIN.
JONN L. W8LLIAMS & SONS
BANKERS,
Doalors In RICHMOND, VA,
SOUTHERN INVESTMENT
SECURITIES.
MUNICIPAL BONDS A SPECIALTY.
Corrospondonco Invited.
BUSINESS AND
PERSONAL ACGOUNTS
SOLIOITED BY
THE
STATE BANK
OF VIRGINIA,
1111 E. Main St..
Richmond, Va.
cows steady on heavy nativo steors. Two
cars March ltght Toxas steers boUI olevon
half; seven thousand Eebruary-March
brandod cows sold ut nlno. Rumored 12,000
Di'comber branded cowh sold nlne-quarter
from St. Louls. Butt brand stocrs are ln
largo supply and domand Ih llght. Colora
do steers hldes falr supply; demnnd mod
erate. Hoavy nntlve cow hldes large
supply; deinand ensy.
I1RY GOODS MARKET.
NEW YORK. Aprll 16.?A sllghtly im
provcd lono is evliient In tho gonernl mar?
kot for dry goods, but buyors aro stlll
coiiscrvntlve ln tholr Idens regnrdlng tha
future. Instructlons hnvo beon recelved
Ijy. departnieiit heads ln Johblng housos
thxougho'ut tho country to rcduce stock
arf.fnr as posslble bcforo adding to aup
plles on hand.
NAVAL^ STORES,
BAVANNAH, C.A., Aprll 1G.-TURPEN
TINE?Nomlnal at 4!)4c; rocolpts, 624
oiislts; expnrts, 237 casks. Roslu?Qulot;
reoelpts, 1.321 bnrrols; salos, 60 bnrrels;
exports. 465 Imrrels.
CHARLBSTON. S. C, Aprll 16.-TUR
I'ENTINE?Nomlnal at 484c. Rosin?
Nomlnal.
COTTONSEED OIL MARKET.
NI3W YORK, Aprll IC.-On furthor do
niands from shorts thn cotlouseed oll
mnrkot wiih strong on spot nnd ngaln
hlgher. Prlmo orudo, f. o, h. mllls, SiffB
300;! prlmo Biimmor yollow, 44?45c!: off
sunimor yollow. 884?31io;;. prlmej whlte.
46?47u.; prlmo wliiter yollow, 4r,g47c;
prlmo moal, $27?27.50 nomlnal.
MARINE rNTELLIQENCS.
PORT OP R|CIlMoT?'b, ArRIL 10. 1903.
ARIUVED.
Bteamer Berkeloy, Ouy, Norfolk. mer
chuiidlso and passeiigors, Old Domlnlon
'st'eamor Wlnyah, O'Nelll. Phllndelphlii,
Pn., merchiuidlao and pnsBengors, Clyde
Steamor Ponahontas, Oravcs. Jamea
Rlvei' lnndlngs and Ndrfolk. irtrchnndlse
and passengors, Vlrglnla Niivlgutlon Co,
SAILED.
Steamer Rorknloy, Ouy, Norfolk, mer
chnndlse and passongers, Old Domlnlon
llne,
PORT NEWPORT NEWS, APRIL 16, 1903.
ARRIVEB,
Bchooner Goorge E. W'nlcott. Boston,
Schooner Allre M. Colburn, Provldnnoo.
Schooner Leorlum Thurlow, Now Vork.
SAILED.
Si'hoonor J. Holmes Blrdsnll, Provldence.
Sarge Ohlo, Now Bedford.
PORT BERMUDA HUNDRED, APRIL 18,
ARR1VI0D.
Barge Magnolla, Engol, to load rallroad
tlos.
Barge W. II. Zlinmorman, Mayo, to load
lumher.
SAILED.
Sohooner E. R. Klrk, Crammer, loaM
plne, wood, Brooklyn, N,<U,

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