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MARKETWAS
SLUGG1SH
Volume of Transactlons Fell
to Quarter Mllllon
TONE WAS RATHER HEAVY
?Har dencd Sllghtly towi.d the Clote
on Ooverlng by Room Shorts.
Bond Markot Was Dull and
Heavy?Money Cheap.
(By Assoclated Prosfl.)
NEW YORK, August 24,-To-day'a
How and slusirleh markot accortled wlth
expoctotloiiH. Th. volume of trnnsnctlons
foll lo Hbout n quarter of mllllon s-iaros,
und thls small buslncR- was 611 a rupldly
dlmlnlshing Bcnlo durlng tho Inttec pait
of tho dny. ln the last hour of the
mtirka. thoro woro long intorvnls when
no rjuotatlons wero r.cordcd. Iho tone
was rHthor heavy throughout, but hat
doned sllghtly nt tho lnst on cpverlng
by tho room1 shorts. Somo Inclhi-tlon
to sell was carrled ovor from Saturday
on account of the bank stntement, nnfl
the flllng ot n petltldn ln bankruptcy by
a stock exchango member, although lt
waft subseriuontly withdrawn, hnd a
-llghtly depieH.sln_. Inlliience.
The speclnl woaknoss ln Now i ork
Centrnl at tt decllno of two points was
not explnlned bv spoclflc dovoloprnetu.
but tho known rieoosslty for tho rnlsing
of additlotinl cnpltnl ovcrlinngs this stock,
Vind c'hiisos It to ho dopro.isod at Intor
vols. Only h few othor stocks of the
llrst Impor.anco got an much as a point
nway trom lnst week's close. Reaity
preferred mado a dlp of 21-4 points, hut
nfterwards rallled and steadlod. 1 nero
?wns evldonco Of support by mnrket man
ngers for vnrlou- leadlng stock*, whlch
sorved to ronssuro sentltnout. lt ls tlio
Konoral eonvlctloii that tho process of
closing. out the inrgor olnss of speculatlve
accounts. whlch aro the outgrowth of a
prolongcd prlce movement In either direc?
tlon, hns b.on nbout completed, and tn?
mnrket loft to rnvert to tho amftller class
of Hpeciilntors, who oontln'o tholr opera?
tions to the board room ln offorta to
scnlp n dally proflt of n fraction.
fJontlment in Wall Htroot also con
tlniles doubtful as to whether the IndU
trial and tnorcantllo structure at large
?wlll bo bo spnrcd n nrocoss of contrac
tion slmllnr to th.it whlch has beon golng
on In Wall Stroet. Money on a?H con
_l Bpn .no, 'thBpunqn puu dwoipi eanuj.
because lendern contlnuo to koep thelr
rcsources In that shnpe ?o as to bo reodily
avnilable. Tlme loanB and mercnntllo
'papor contlnue to refloct a flrm tono In
tho Interest rnto, _nd grent clrcumBpec
tlon ls oxerciBOd ln the matter of col?
iaterai on nll Ioon?. It Is expected that
the late corn and cotton crop may de
lay sotnowliat the full Interlor requlre
ments for currency, but thla demand Ib
now dally awaltod.
Tho bond-markot wn* dull and heavy.
Totai sales. par valuo, .1,145,000. Unlted
Btatos bonds were all unchanged on tho
Isst call,
Total salOH of _tock to-day were 2S9.700
? harcs.
MONEY AND EXCHANOE.-CLOBE:
Mony on cnll, stoady nt 1l-2$2 por cent.;
closed, 1 3-4: timo money, nrm: slxty
days, 4 1-236 per cent.; nlnety dnys,
65?. 1-2 per cent.; Blx months, 61-1'<B_;
prlme mercantllo pnper, Oflfil-Z; stcrllng
exchange, flrm, with uctunl business In
bankers' bills at i4.8_.l_JfM.SC.50 for de
iTiand anrl nt $l._..4(>?f..83.50 for slxty dny
bills; po.ted rates, ...8.8T..S41-2, nnd
?4.-61-2_;4._7; .eommerclnl bills, $4,631-2?
4.83 3-8; bar silver. 5 3-8; Mexlcan dollars.
44.
Wall Street Gosslp.
(Speclnl tn Th- Tlme.-Dlapntcb.)
NEW yiiltK. Aug. 24.? Tbe opening on th*
Bloek Esehnnge wa? falrly hard, a_ tbe london
tnarket ?__ encouraglng rnd tbe atlempt of
tradern on Saturday lo _?ll tbe market down on
the bank Btatemnul bad not uiet wllh mucb
rueeeaa. There waa a Tcry moedrate nupply of
ecmtnlaalon homo ind forelfn buying ordera.
VKSTERNERB I-DtlNC-i
Moderate W.itern buying ordera In Unlon
Paciflc and Alehlfou w.-re reported.
BT, PAUI,. BRIE AN1- HTEEI, HEA.V:
Tbe heary tone early ln a ter, atncki. but
partlc.ilnrly St. Paul. Erto nnd Steel preferred.
a-Ba thought to be due to the anaouneed euo
pentlon of E. C. Jurgcni-'ii.
THADI.Vf! WAS I.IGHTl
Th" tolume of tradlng wn* very llght In the
firat bour, hut prlcea beld falrly well after a
modcrate early ?ag. Tlie Bpnth.r of Iradera waa
almoat tbe only feafiire. althnuith tlie witb
flriiT.l of the auap.nrlnn re[Hirted early cheoked
Bome tendency to .ell Mocka on Ibe pnrt of tbe
piofc.alonul cloment.
George ('. nutler and tlrother'a buying of
Copper waa consldered good. J. Mannlng bad a
fnlr aupply of selllng ordera round Ihe room.
A. A. Houaeman waa agaln tbe be?t buycr ot
Steel etocka early In Ibe dny.
BETTER HTRENOTH IN HECfLVI) HOUR:
The market reeor.red rather well In the sec?
ond bonr nnd ahowed betler aireninh than mlght
I-bto been Oipecied from tlie npathellc (rndlng
iMer the opening. There waa aome dlapoaltlon
-inong poola and tbe profeaalonal eleraent to bld
for atocka. ,
Mlaaourl Paciflc waa atrong nn tho appenr
snee of Could brokera ln tbe mnrket.
Tbe rolume of tradlng waa llgbt, but the re
Tival of pool aetl.l.y waa welcome,
Tlier* were bull pr.lnM current on BmoWyn
Itaplrt Tranalt on tho Sunday earnlnga, but not
much dlapcalllou lo trade.
Jacoh Tleld put up Atchlaon, nnd the up
town crowd aeemed Incllned to trndo for a
rully.
TFIE EARLY AFTERNOON TRADlNfi:
In tbe Onrly afternoon Ihe tradlnc np ihe floor
dwlndled to notblnp. and from the liidlfrerenco
of tnideia It looked aa lf tbe day'a Irnnanc
lloim would be tho amalleat In a long perlnd.
Kurornhle forecnata of aneh matt?ra aa tbe
Ifendlnc atnteinent and ahowlng of the other
hard-conlera wero current, but failed to atlmu
lite apeculetlon.
There waa probably aome effort mnde to
cr-'er a little of the ahort lnlereat In New Vork
Cfntrnl, but Ihere dld not Beem tn be nny
nock In the atreet. It haa been lendlng woll
brlow the rnllng rnte ln tbe lonn crowd for a
lung timo paat.
-IIE CI.OSINO: ? . .
Tha market closed dull. but hnrd. after an
Irieffectlv.i ntlempt to haminer II ln Ihn lnat
liour. Theso waa rery little ato.'k offerlng ?ny
where, and o niinibef of ?peclull/-H nureod llmt
Ibere were tw alop ordera In al?ht nf nny con
?eqtience. Thc. dlipceltlon aeemed rnther to liuy
conser.ntlvely on e"(ty modcrato receiaton,
RICHMOND STOCK MARKET.
Rlehninnrl. Va., Aug. 21, 100.'!.
SAI.ES.
Vlrglnla-Carnllnn fbpmi.nl Co. ennunon?1
Bharea Bt 24H; 10 abarea nt 24; 2 shurec nt
WV..
BTATH SECURITIES: . Bld. Aaked.
?orlb Carollna 4'a, C,...,. 102
Va, -'?, New, 0. and R., 1082.,.. 80 00
Vn. Centurlea, 2-8, C, nnd 11. 80% ...
ICAIl.ltOAU RONPS!
'A. O, li. It. R. Con. TT. 4b. 02.; ...
THOMAS BRANCH &G0
II.S-TABI.ISHED 183J.1
MEMBERS
Kew York Stook Exohanji
Kew York Cotton Exohang*.
i '
PRIVATE WIRES TO
PRINCIPAL MARKETS,
Investment Securities.
Official Range and Sale of Stocks in New York
*000
m
mo
2100
nioo
wsoo
SALESi
Americnn Puff tom.,,,,.
Almlrlefttt (Sult pfd.
AniMii.'i.n Cftii tom...,.
Ainei'iciiu Cun pfd...,.
Amnilwiii Onlfmi Oll com..
Americnn Locomotlve oom.
Amtirlenn LbcnmotlvA pfd.
Americnn Tohacco pfd.......
AtunrlPflii C'nr nnd Foundry.
... Aniotlefln HU8?i' .
WO A,, T. nnd Hnntn Fa com. .61;
1*0 A? T. snd fcilllU Fn pfd....*. M'/4
Jlftfl AmAlUNmHlcti Ccppor . '
4-i'M l.ltiltltnorti and Chio..???<?????
"00 Brc-Mtlvn Rnpld Trnr.slt,....
4700 CanitiUm. I'ltclfie .
610 Chesrtpenko nnd Ohlo..i>.".
100 CsnriflR f'niithftrn ........
6.V) Colorndo Houtliern com.
Colorado ROllthei'rt lst pM...
CMornrlo fiottlhern ia pM...
Chlcn?o. Mlli nnd Bt. P?nl...
Clil., Rock IMnnfl nnd Pse..,.
Coloi'Ado Fuel i-.nd Tron.
ChlciiBO Orcnt Western.
C? C. C. flnd Bt. Louls.
Consolldnled ns .????
Dfrlnwnre nnd Jludson.
?el., T.nek. hnd Western.
I.rle com.
Erln lst pfd..'?.
Krlo 2(1 pfd /.
Onornl Electric .?.
S2.1 Illinols Central . 182H
700 LCntlief .?. 8%
SO0 Liitilsvllle und Nashvlllo.. 104
300 Mnnlinltan . 183
3150 Mctrnpolltflp . 113
CB0 Mexlesn Centrnl ., 14%
By Thomas Branch & Co* Bankers atid Btolt*r4.
_**_ t4lo.l. f ,. ,.< ( MnCIV n l f t ? i-t
Open. lll&h. Low. Cltrn*.
. 1)5
100
20910
131.VJ
JWO
cco
2m
100
21300
1030
M
43
80
?l%
Uf.
47!,i
mi
43%
1*4%
W*
m%
13%
[m
141
20%
'is',4
7314
178
105
'29
41 '
? m
32
IISV.
01%
S*%
47Z
MV4
44
m%
.1J%
00%
14
141
27%
'i*%
7.1%
m
10.1
"?i_
00%
132 .6
104
133%
113
14%
SALES:
2i/.wi Mleioiiti, Pm.-irio .
Oli) Mo., Kan, nnd Trxas enm.i
?W Mil? Kllll. ftlif. TcxttK pfd.,
12140 New Vork Ontt-nl .
N. Y . Out. und Western....
V'"
IW Norfolk ni;d Wuslerii...
87B0 1'oniiMj-lvnnlft ........
100 Preuftd Rlerl Cur.
l-'reiisod filee! ('nt pfd.
PeftpW (Inw Tiust .
KVtii) RondliiK com.
Ttwulltiir l?t prd*.
Witidln* 2d pft1.
Ber-nhlie Imn nhrt Btcfel com....
6C<I Republlc Iron nnd Steel pfd.,..
Blom .
400 St. L, nnd Bnn T'rnn. 2d pfd....
Boahonrd Alr Llno com.
Seahoard Mr Mne pfd.
St. li. nnd fioufhwcsurn pfd....
m
i.lfcl
17.71
lOO
ibOO
os
"vha
'a.i%
koni.Wn Prtolflc . 44%
23160 ITnlr.n
L'ltWitl
14721
7WI
2470
Oii*n.
02%
10
42
.181%
82%
oe%
123%
42%
' 'fi'|% 04 ii Ol'i
. .uthcrn Rnllwny com. 21%
Soui.l:orn 'titllway pfd. 83%
Tnnn^MO* Coal nnd Iron..,. 41
Texas Pnnlflo . W,
ra-mo rf.m. 74%
Pflcin,-; pfd.-?
lTt,tt<.d fltfi.li'1 fltee! eotn. 22
ITnltcd Bintfii Slfel pfd. Rp%
VK.-i'ftrollna Chem. enm. 23%
Vft.-Cnrollna Chem. pfd. -
200 Wnt-nnh com. 21%
(<!0 WnhnMi pfd ... . 84%
Weftern Ulilnn .;?
irn WlPcoPHln Contral . 10
jCO Wlsconsln Centni! pfd. 39
Totnl number nf unles, 200.POO ahares.
?Readlng let pfd., cx-dlv., 2 per cent
m
?%
2m
44%
'/.!'<?
8.11,4
42
20%
71%
22%
70^
21
'SIU
34%
'ifi
39
49?i
44
21%
40
2.1%
74
'21%
00%
22%
"21%
81%
'iki
89
CLOSINQ BOND QUOTATIONS.
V. ?. refandlnir 2i, rejrlstrrcfl. 10?H
V. B. refuiidlnc 2a. coupon. 100?i
r. n. a?, re?ri?ter*d. ;$$?
|l. R. .??. coupon .? J??
1'. R. Now <K r*cll|tefed.'? ij"
V. R, N>w 4?, coupon.>. J??
f. ?. nld 4a. rcfilotnrod. J?
U, R. old 4?. ?roipon. l??
f. R fi?. rnjlatercd . J"}}*
1'. fi. P?. poii|W.n . !"?#
Atphloon, reneral 4? . "',/
Atehlaun. adjnatmoni 4a . $?%
ruitlmore and flhlo 4k . wJ4
naltlmorr. and Ohlo 3%* . ??>'*
Tialtlnmre nnd Ohlo conr. 4?. JJJ
C'nnuada Southern 2d? . '?
Onlral of rierjr/rla fia
104
ftnlral nf Oorjrla IM Inc. 'fl
ChekapeaUe aml Ohlo 414?. J"j'*
ciilca*o and Alton 34s .? ? ? ?
OilcaRO. n. snd Onlney neiv 4a., JJl
O,lr-a_o. M. nnd Pt. Paul Kon. 4a. 103
Oiloaco and JCorthwcatcrn con. 7s. J2-J
Chlcago. Ror.V laland and Pacfln 4*. 100
C, C. C. and St. Loiili gen. 4%. M%
Chleajco Termlnal 4i . '?
Cllnrado nnd Snulliern 4s.?? %>$
Denver and Itlo Clrande -ls . n?%
Krle prlor llen 4s . ''2;?
Krle Oenernl 4? . fjj*?
Fort Worth snd penter Clty Ists. 103
Ilecldnc Valley 4V.s. 104
I/ulstllle and Nmlivllls Unlfled 4?.. 06%
Manliultnn cnn. Rold 4a . ]L"%
Mexlcan Central 4? . '* .
Mexlsan Central lat Inc. "Ji
Mlnn. and St, Ixinta 4. gjjj
Mlssouri. Kan. and Texas 4s. OBVl
Mlaaotirl, Kan. and Texaa 2ds. 77
Kew Vork Central con. 8%s. ^H
Nc?- Jerscr Central _en. fi?. Itl.i
Ni.rthern Paciflc 4a . }"0\j
Northern Paclllc 4? . ?w%
Northern raclflo fi? .????? '''?
Norfolk and Western con. 4. l?%
Tlenillng Ceneral 4s .?. "Jtt
Rt. r?. and Iron Mountain con. Ba. lll
Bt. I/ouls and Ran Franclsco 4a. B*
81. I/onla Smithwentern lata..
St, Louln Snilthwcstcin 'Mi*..
Sfln Anlonlo nnd Arknnaaa Pnaa
Soiithtrn Pacltlo 4a .
Roilllifi'ii llallwn.v ba ...
Tejna nnd Pnciflc l?tn.
,'oledo, Ht. ii. and Weitern 4a.
Unlon I'nclflo 4? .......???
Unlon Paciflc conv. 4a ....
Wabaah lata.
Wnbouli 2da .
Wabnah Pob. E'B .
Weat Shore <li .
Wheellng and Lnke Erle 4*
WlBCOnnln Ccntrnl 4a .
C'nnnolldnted Tobacco 4a ..
Colorado Fuel 4a .
U. H. Steel 2d Ba .
Ilcck Inlnnd 4a .
Penna..lvnnla con, ..._b ..
St. and 0., eollaternl truat 4a..
Central of Oeorgln 2d Inc....
Vtrgldln-t'nrollnn. Chemlcnl Co. com.
Mrglnla-Cnrollna Chemlcal Co, pfd.
Georgin, Southern and Fla., 1M5.. 110
G.orgtk and Aln. con. 8m. 1020.. IOj
Pet. Claaa A tVn. R. C. 1M.,... 12 ...
Pet. CIa?_ J. 6>. R. C.i 1020. 12J 'ii,,
P. A. t. Con. let 4*. 1BV>. 'J? '"?
Weatern N. C. 1at _n. C. 1014.... 118 114
STREET RAILWAY STOCKS.
Norfolk Ry. and Llght Co....2S ... 9
t! MT.ltflAT) STOCKS! P?f
Allanllc Ceeit Llne "A''.100 111 ???
Allanlle Connt Hne pfd.00 103 ...
Atlnntlc C.nat l.lne com.100 118 i-?
Norfolk nnd Weatern com....100 aa ...
t. F. and P. PIt. Obllg.I? 2? 2\L,
fj.boird Alr Un. pfd.100 344 ?V4
Seaboard Alr Llne com.100 .- ??<..
RANK ANP TRUST CO. STOCI.S;
Vlrglnla Truat Company.100 ...
INSUIUNCi: COMPANIES!
Vlrglnla Flre and Marlna.Vi *1
WISCKLLANEOUS:
American Lncomotive pfd.100 S2
Va.-Car. Chem. pfd.. 8 p. e.100 04
Va.-Carollna Cbemlcal com....100 -3ft -'V
nAI-TlSIORE STOCK MARKET.
BALT1MORE. Mn.. Aug. 24?Seaboard_Alr
l.lne common. 2t?.21.i: do. preferred. 34<9S4'K.
S.atwnrd 4a. 77V. bld. Allanllc Coaet I.lne,
common and preferred, no aalea.
10,
P.
COTTON MARKETS.
NEW YORK. Aug. 21.?The cotton market
opened flrm wllh Auguat 2 polnta lower. but
the balance of the llat from unchanged to 5
polnta blgber. nnd ruled actlre anrl Ilrm durlng
Ihe entlre aeaalon on agg.ea.lre cllque anppnrt
end corertng for botb room and outalde aourcea.
There waa. Indeed. brief Intervala of hesltn
tlon aa reall-iwt waa nttrneted, but prlceana a
rnle w.ie contlnued ateadlty upward. and the
cloae waa wlthifi 2 or 8 polnta of tbo beat on
the actlre montha. ...
The ndranre waa l?-d hy the wlnter month-.
ln whlch npparently Ihe l.ulk of Ibe ahort Ir,
t.re*t waa located. and wblcb _onB._uently iit
tracted the greateat demand. Jamiary aolfl
Jrom 0.- tl.e cloae of Saturday. to 10.10 wh le
I?eee?nl,er reached 10.05: October JP.29^BndjS?P
trmher 11.04: Auguat Waa dull ?n*?J?f>?*?4
but ?.lso .bowed aome flrmneaa. aelllng aa hlgh
1.1 12.2. and cloalng nt 12.23 bld. Tbe Lver
pcol cablea were tinlmportnnt. Bhowtn? a little
etter llian expected lf anything. and the
wenther over the belt waa regarded aa Ideal
Ith crop ac.-oi.nta atlll of a b.arlnh arernge.
lough there li, aome talk of dninnge fmm
boH iveevll The reporta from Fall Rlrer, bowever,
w e a 111 le m-rePoptlmt?tlc. and $&$*??$
delajed morcmpnt nnd the buying bv the cllque,
tended to Intlmldate tho .borta. who were
furlber alnrmed around nilddny. wben thuJen.'!"
of the cllque bld 11.01 for 10.000 balea of Sep
tember wllhnnt gettlng nny ^j;1"*'-.... h.?h.
The market cloaed flrm, net 40121 polnta high?
er, wlth a.lea eatlmnted at -OAOOO balea Sov
.ntr-oiio balea of cotton were recelred here
fiom iiarre. Slxty-alx balea of new crop cotton
??_? Inclu-.d I ni tbe dny'a rccelpt*. New \ork
trot aalea w-re 7.0ST to aplnnera nnd 8.700 de
tlrered on conW.C. and tho taking for conaump
.nhar.hullUh influence ln Ihe l.?t ? ??
liVdicallns a better demnnd ,from aplnnera.
Cotton futn-ea opened flrm and closed flrm.
Open. fltgb. 1_jw. Closj
S5p_*-''iS lfi3 is
.S ?'?'?: I'S a -8; i-S
Snot cotton cloaed rpilet; middling uplandK,
12 75; middling gulf, 18-001 ??!*?, 10,78 7bnle?.
Cotton, alendy; middling. 12.TB; groaa tccelpta,
121 balea; aalca. 10,857 hnlet; nock. 143,018
^To't'nl to-dny nt nll aeaporta-Net recelpta. 878
b"&?_o?M Sorla-Net reee.o... 88_
balea: eiport to Oreat Brltaln. 8,132 balea.
Total slnce September lat at all aenpor ta-Nct
r.oMnta 7?W0|_-OO balea; export to Great Brltaln,
. toibm balM-to France. 780,600 balea; to
.?;?C-n'.l-Bnt.2.-23,0_0 bales; to J.pan, 135,
18S balea, _
NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 2l.-C0TTON-Spot
cottou flrmj aalea, 140 balea, includlng 300 to
urrlre; quoUtlmiB unchnnged.
Kutur.l opened BOtlve and flrm, prlcea belng
_(?._ points a-OTB Snluiday'B eloalng level. 'Iho
-drance wa" c.U-cd by tbe opwatlon- ? ?
nVmlnint loenl flrm who purehnaert everjUlii
_fXi.ii September, October and &%*$&
and in addltlon Ihn market wbb tiooded wlth
fenor _ of be most nlarmlng naluro conornl. g
_u .r..-g.s of bell weevll nnd boll worm ln
re.as Mnnr ahoita becau-.e nlarnie.l nt Ihe
i.end of prlcea Ha well aa nt the newa from
T0XI.S anil lh-1. corerlng Bwelled tbe volume
of rnde. Prlcea tnored up atendlly fmm the
ri ei Ing o Ihe cIoko, when tbe llat abowed net
__lnl"on B.P.B?ber of 22 polnta, October 20,
ftrerr. er nml I.ecen.ber 110 ench, Janunry 31,
'??"c-S 'futu^Tm! Auguat, 12.0U?ai3.08;
n.M.11. er' USffll -101 october lt..14?. 10.1J;
N^ember, _.03?_.07; lleceniber, O.OKftO.O.V
PRODUCE MARKET.
NBW VORK. AUK- 24.-l-'I-Ol!R-Acllrlly m
ilvel Wm. W -'Imir-Btoiuly. l-nrnmenl
n,.iM- klln-tlrleil ?8.2..<J'll.3li. lye?I'lrm; So.
?Uw.Vte.-. BOHo- f o. b. Blioat, 'llai-lcy-Dull;
frW-e.t-Sp-t^flrm; No. 2 red. 84%o. Optlona
nJi.liig atronger on bulllah t-nblei, i-ulo in hnr
". V, ,* iilatrlet? nnd Nortbweal, wbent anggeil
?la ?'?"<?'fflft proflt-taklug. Later 11 re,,.v
m.d on reporlB of export buslneai. nnd waa
-,.?, _ the nftcrtioon, lod by opteinber, closing
' @1 - nel I llgbBF wllliM.)' ?t SSHc; Septeni
1 corn-sp.1 *i"i Xo- 2' mie' 0ptl?",lmr]iet
,?!;-_- alend? ivllb w_fat, but wa? aoon <l?pres?
?-'... llouldallc- lt flnully "??"I"! wlth wliout,
v? ..J 2 .net lower. May cloaed .U B7V.C-,
l.'-iSibVr' ?.Vp.| rx-cembcr, BT.40. Oata
?_E 'rtu 11 .niot-tlo b on new graln. No. S. BS.ic.
%.ef--.-|rui ?'ut Meuta-Clulet. U?!
n,m- weatern steumerl, ,8.26; reflned. flim;
rnntinent .840 compound. ?I.I?H<3T.87...
Ck-Ou'let; meai. $16?ir..B0. Tallow?Quiei.
lio,l^Ste-fly Tu.pc..tl..e-Qulet at f.UV.?
tTCoiree--The markot for coffeo futuroa opened
?tc_dy et ui_.hna?;-4 prlcci to ru tulvanco of 8
psluta en tbe firm French caldea, but turned
cnsler later In the acaalon under further I <pil
datlon followlng Ihe heavy prlmarr recelpta.
Tmnl sales, 48.250 bags. Spot Itlo, qulnt.
Sugar?Raw, nrra; reflned, flrm. Molasses?
I'lrin. Rlce?Qulet. ?? _,, ,
Butter?Dialcr; extra cTeamery, 30%c; State
dalry. 14(318c. Cheese?Qulet: Stnte, full
cream, fancy small. colored. 107c, small, whltu,
KiV{c. Eggs?Strong; Stato and Pennaylranla.
fancy. mlted. 21c.
I'otatoes?Steady; Lwp Island, $1.84?.l.BO:
Jersey. fl.2fii3l.37i Vlrglnla aweeta, $l-75ftS
2.2.1. Peanuts?Stcady; fancy handpkked. 4\,(3)
4'l.e.: othor domeatle. 3(tt4%c. Cabbagea?
Steady: Long laland, $S(&8. Cotton?By atcam
to I.lverpool, 12c.
CHICAGO, IU... Aug. 24.?Wheat was atrong,
eseept for a temporary dlp early, September
clnrlng %e. hlgbar wlth December up HS"t?c
Corn wns weak at the atart, but developed flrm
iiPM. the closn belng at a loss of %0 for Sep
lember wlth December %c. lower. Oats cloaed
steady wllh September a ahade hlgher and
Pecember off %c. Prnvlslons were Irregular,
wlth little change ln prices.
Tbe leadlug futnreB rsneed aa followai
Open. lilsh. ko". Cloae.
WHEAT?No. 2. -j'
Sept. (old). 80% 80% 80% S0%
Rept, (new) 80% SO% 70% 80%
Dec. (new). 81% 81% 81 81%
May\....:: 83% 83% 83%- 83%
SeptT"."."....' 5114 51% 50*. .51%
Dec.' .11% B1% Bl Bli,i
May ;;;..'.!. 02 62 61% Bl?
SeptT*..".' .7. 34% 34% M% 34%
Dec. 3(UJ SOi-l 39 30%
May. 38* 38% 87?i 38 ,
MKSS POUK?Ver bbl. .??.., .??..,
Sept. ......12.87% 1200 12.87% J2.S7%
Oct.12.07% 13.02% 12.07% 13.02%
May ....... J3.02% 13.05 18.02% 13.02%
UHP-Pcr 100 lba.
S.pt.8.22% 8.27% 8.20 8.22%
Oct.7.70 7.70 7.85 7.07%
SH'VltT IIIBS?I'e-- >tX. lbs _
<50|,t . 7.82% 7.85 7.S0 7.80%
Oct.7.00 7.02% 7.85 7.02%
Cnn'; rpiotations were ?? follow*: Flour?
Sleadv. No. 8 sprlng wheat, 80?S2c.i No. 2
red. 70'SB81%c. No. 2 corn, Blc.: No. 2 yel?
low, 52c. No. 2 oats. 32%e.; No. 8 whlte, 35c.
No. 2 rye. 61%(352%c. fiood feedlng barley.
?IPe.; fnlr to cDolcn nialtlng. 81?50c. No. 1
liaxered. P7%c; No. 1 northwcsteiii. Sl.01%:.
rrlme Tlmolhy seed. $3.1.1. Mess pork, per
l.atrel, $12.88? 12.87%i l"rfl. P*r 10? ponnd*.
$s.]0f?J.S.12%; ahort rlb? sliles (looae), 87.37%?
7.75; dry saltcd ahoulriera (boxed), $7(7J7.23;
sl.Wt Plcar sldes (boxed), $7.7515,7.87%. ClOTer,
contract grade, $11. Butter?Steady; eramery,
MQlOc; dalry. ISftlSc. Eggs?Flrm at 34<Bt
10c. Cheese? Lower at 7<3ll%?. Recelpts?
70.C25 buahela; corn, 215.400 bushels; oala,
201,000 bushels; hogs, 20,000 head.
EAI.TIMORH. MD? Aug. 21.?FLOUR?Stendy
at ttnilinngert prices, Wheat?Eaiy; apot, con
liact, SOVifflSOftc; apot, No. 2 red, weBtern.
S2?aMc.i tbe u.onth, BO%aS0Ko.S southern
bv sample 67(7.80%c. Coin?Dull: srot nnd
lhe raonth, Bfl^i5757c.: southern whlte corn,
:.':ia00c. Oats?Flrm; No. 2 whlte. 40e. Rye?
Flrm; Xo. 2, 57o. Butter?Flrm and un
ciianred: fnney Iraltatlon, [email protected]: do. cre.un
i-ry. tOu.i do ladle, 15010c. Kgga?Flrm and
uucliaiigedi fresh, 20o. Cheese?Steady, un
clianged: lsrgp, 10%c. Sugar?Klrm. un
ihangcd; course grnntilntefl nnd flne, $5,210.
CATTLE MARKETS.
CHIUAOO. ILL., Aug. 21.?CATTLE? Re:
relpts, 22.000 head: markot 10(8180, hlgher.
Good to urltne ateers. $5.2.1(35.00; poor to me
rtllim, $4(35.15; stockera nnd feeders, $2.50?
4.30; cowa and belfers, $1.50(5,4.85; /anncrs,
5-1.50(32.75! bulls, $2(34.40: calves, f3S?.7Si
Texas ateers. $3(31.05; Weatorn steera. $3.2Sa
4 75. llocs?necelpts to-day, IMi.noo hend: to
inorrow, 22,000 bead: market WllBe. Hlgher.
Mlxed nnd hutchera, $5.15?.Y05; gopd to cho co
henvv, $5.46(38.30: rougli, heavy. $8(35.4.01 llght,
$5.R0(n;fl.20:'bH!k of snles, $5.B.1(3B.70. Sheep?
necelpts, 35,000 hend; mnrket for cholee sheep
nnd lr.mba Bteady; othera lower. Oood to Cholee
wethers, $3(33.00; fnlr lo eholco mlxed, ?-.?^rtC
3; native lambs, $3.6005.00.
NRW VORK, Aug. 21.?nEHYEH-Reeeliits.
8.S13 head. Steera opened slow, closed flrm to
n shade hlgher o ntop gradea; bulls and eows
ateady tn 10c. loweri fat bulla steady. Comninn
to pilme, native ateera, $4.33<28.B0; bulla,
$'J.25(,r4.20: cows, $1.80(98.86. Calves-He
pplpU, 3,002 head; prlme, hiindy venla, ateady;
mhera l.V'2,v, lower; grassers and ImUer
uilN (Oc. lower: western lower. Vcals, $l.75(?
8 26 tops. $S.37i-'. culla, $H34.B0: graaaera nnd
butler mllks. $:)?.'I.B0; feedors, ?8.T8CT4i weit
crna $5, Cltv ilressed veals, 0??12%e .per
l-iiin.l. Sheep nnd Lumbs?Recelpta, 18.0S5
liiad. Sheep ateady, wlth falr demnnd; lamlia
renemllv atendv; medlum and common ppaalbly
li-lile Ir'wer.; '/i-nrly nll aold. Rheep, $3.25(8
:iT5; few export, $4: culla. $I.B0<32; lambs,
Sl.5n.iH.tMi cnlls, $3.7B((I-1.25; Canarta lambs,
.<,-,:.n.;, 11.25. llnga?Heeolnts. 6.177 hend; feel.
Ing llrm, Onod henvy to llght State hogs, $0.10
00.80 Plgs quotnble at $0,60(38.70; top price,
tfO.Tfi.
KAST LinKRTY, PA., Aug. 2I.-<'ATTLK
Sieadv. Cholee. $5.30(35.00; primp, $8.10?B.JBi
good, $4.00(?t4,OS. lloga?Acllve. I'tlnie heav
lea, $B.0O?0; medliiina. 10.85(30.06! t}}??Jl
voik.-ra, $0.B5| llght yorkera mid plga, $0.88(8
n.-in; rouSh?. '$4?5.CS, B1?WPt-B<$ milim.
!*;i K0*F74: culla and common, $1.50(iij, ^eni
enlvei, $7(37.60.
ClNt'INNATI. 0? Aug, 54.?nnoS-Qunted
al $5.(0(30. Caltle?Dull at $2 25?IOO. Sheep
Slpnily nt $l.25<f$8.3B. Lnuibs-Dull at $3.25?
5 0O.
MISCELLANEOUS MAUKETS.
PKANUT MARKET.
NOItKOLK, VA.. Aug. Jtf.?PBANUTB-.
Fmiiu-i's market, faney, 8%e.; atrletly prline,
Hl,,.,; pduie, 3c; common, 2V!i<3-^ie-l Spanlah,
PKTKKSBl'Ri;. VA., Aug. 24. ? PEANU'fS?
EpanlHi llrm at 00c; Vlrglnla'a. 8-??c
DRV 0OOP8 MARKHT.
NEW YORK. Aug. 24.-in dry gooda a ellght
linproveweut li noted In the Inqulry at flrst
luuds. although buyer* are tnking gooda fnr im
med ate dellvory only. ncporta from tho West
"ot" a satlafnctory dlslrllmtlou, wllh stock,
teuernlly bbuwlug uiaterlal deplcllwi. Jcbbcr*
lceally actlve wlth a large completlment of buy.
NAVAL 8TORE8.
WILMINOTON. tt. 0? Aug, 24.?SPIIUTS
TU'RPENTINH? Nothlng dolng; recolpta, 73
CBSka. Rosln?Flrm at $1.40?1.4B; recelpts, 131
lairels. Tar?Flrm at'$1.03; recelpta, 00 har.
rcte. Crude Turpentlne?Flrm at $1.7883.00;
rlrelpts, 140 bnrrel*. ? iL,___,_, '.?,.,.,
SAVANXAH. OA., Aug. 24.-TUnpF,.STlNE
Mrm at Bl%c; recelpts, 230 ensks; sales, 823
craksi exports. 810 caska. Roaln?Flrm; re
.-elpts, 1,83 Sbarrels; sa1c?, 840 barrel* ;exporta,
S'CHAbRLB8TON. S. 0.. Aug. 34?TOnPE.V.
TINE? Nomlnal, Rosln?Steady.
COTTONSEED OIL MARKET.
NEW TORK, Aug. 24.?Cottonaoed oil waa
imlet end about *tendy. Prlmo crndo. f. p. b.
mllls. 20030c, new crop; prlme summer j-ellow.
41>t,a42e ; off summer yellow, 3S(83R%6.| prlme
whlte, 40c; prlme wlnter yellow, 40047c.
' MARINE INTELL1GENCE.
PORT OF RICHMOND, AUQ. 24, 1008.
ARRIVED.
Steamer Berkeley, Guy, Norfolk. nerchandls*
and paasengera, Old Domlnlon llne.
BAILED.
Steamer Brekeley.. Ouy. Norfolk. morcbandls*.
and paasengera, Old Domlnlon Une.
Steamer Pocahontas. Grares, James Rlver land
Inga and Norfolk, merchandlae and paaaongers,
Vlrglnla NaTlgallon Compnny.
PORT OF WEST POINT. ADO, 34, 1003.
ARRIVED.
Baltlmore, Conrtney, Baltlmore, paaiengera ?nd
general cargo.
SAILED.
Baltlmore, Conrtney, Baltlmore, paasengera and
general cargo.
WANT5 ATLANTA QIRL
John W. Reed, of Norfolk, Writes for
a Wife.
(Special to The Tlmea-Dlspa.toh..
ATL.ANTA, GA.. Aug. 24.?John XV.
Roed, of Norfolk, Vn., has wrltten a let?
ter to William M. Goodwin. Mnyor How
ell's private Becrotary, statlng that ne
desires to wed nn Atlanta woman, and
asklng for all asslstance that can be glven
him l?y the city oillcliils.
Reed says that ho understnnda there
are a large number of marrlageable young
women ln Atlanta, who aro golng wlthout
taHers, and that from the few women
from thore, whom he has seen, ho ls moro
thnn wllllng to do hls p,%rt to rellevo the
sltuatlon,' whlcho he belii?*** to exlst
hero, , '?
Krom Rced's letter he appears to be
entlrely ln entnost. He has little pref
oronce as to the indlvldunl, hls wholo pur?
pose belng to become tho husband of a
glrl who has grown to womtuihood in
Atlanta.
In liis letter Reed Includes a descrip
tlon of himself as follows:
"Above medlum helght, dark complox
lonj vlgorotis, thlrty yenrs ot age, atrlctly
toniporate, and of a very affoctionato dis
posltlon."
As yet Scerelarv Gondiwn haB taken no
actlon In tho matter. lio may get tlio
mayor to rofor the letter to councll.
MR. SCHWAB WILL
RECOVER HIS HEALTH
(Bv Assoclated Press;)
NEW' TORK, August 24.?Judge 11. E.
Garoy, chalrman of the Kxcotttrve Com?
mlttee. of the United States Steel Corpo?
ration. to-day Issued tho followlng an
nouncomont:
"I know of no arrangoment or tindor
Btandlng for tho rotum of Mr. Seliwab
to tho nrosldcncy of the corporation. I
thlnk his gononil deslre ls to fully and
permanentlv reguln hls nonlth. It litm
been nfflcinlly stated thnt hls salary was
$100,000 per annum. nnd that ln addltlon
he_rocolved pomethlng out of tho bonua
fund tho samo as othor onicials. Tlioso
statementa. UJin nll othor-olnola| atato
menta, can bo relled upon.
? i, ?--????
S. A. L. Earnings,
The followlng ls a I'omparntlve state
ment ot the uiiproxlmiitn earnings of tlio
8.aboard Air Llno syatem for tho second
^^e^a&J^ WJsJl'Ai ?214,?10;
1902, $201,282; Increaso, y3-0-8- ,_,, ?nAn
'Two weeks ond ng August 15 h?1903,
W3.MQ; 1003, WOMl "??? ?fife
July lst to August 15'h-?Wi ?1.4J3,8S9;
1902, $1,384,475; Ineronsc. |1.',1H.
MAY GET MEDAL
FOR HIS HEROISM
James Draper, Sailor From
Balnbrldge, Saved Liie
of Newspapor Man,
(Snec.lHl to Tho Vnm'$ty&fHh'?r
SVSSSf$$llV?W bo awurded i.i.n.
JOHN LWILLMMS ft SONS
BANKERS,
benters ln ttlCHMOND, VA.,
SOUTHERN INVESTMENT
SECURITIES,
MUNICfPAlj BONDS A 9 PECIALT*.
Correspondence Invlted. .
PAID TOLL
TO DEATH
Woman Who kept Oate on
New Market Pike.
WAS VERY WIDELY KNOWN
No Ono Ever Sucoeedad in Passing
Her Qato Thero Wlthout Paylng
Toll?Ofton Purauod Thom foi?
? Mllea?Other Deaths.
I (SpeClal to The TlmM-DIifiatch.3
LURAY, VA., Aug. 34.?Mra, Mary A.
Beahm. woll known to thousands of peo?
plo of Page, Bappahannoek and Culpepor
countles, dled at her h>mo on top of tho
Blue Kldgo, ln this county, yesterday,
aged olghty-threo years,
Sho was tho wldow of Jaoob Boahm
and had gatliored .toll on tho Now Markot
and Bperryvllle Turnplke ever Blncc her
marriage, moro than glxty years ago.
Mrs. Beahm was a woman of remarkablo
momory, which served lier well in her
positlon. Fow, if any, ever pasaed through
her gate tlie seoond tlme wlthout paylng.
On aeveral oocaslons she has puraued
thoso who passed tho gate wlthout pay?
lng seven mlles, and always suoceded ln
collectlng tho amount of tolls due.
Mrs. Beahm is survlved by two chll?
dren, Mrs. J. J. Moyor, of Uiray, nnd
Mr. Fran Beahm, , merchant and post
mnster at Beahm, thls county.
Mrs. A. D. Orant, wlfo of a wcll-known
citlzcn of Rappalian'noelc county, dled
yesterday, at tho homo of her husband,
near Bperryvllle, that oounty, aged forly
thrco years. Hor doath, among many
others In thnt county recently, was due to
tvphoid fever. Tho decensed was a
daughter of Mr. John H. Baler, a proml
'nent eittbzen llvlng In the northorn part
of Rappalirinnoek, Sho is survlri-3 by
four chlldren,
Hotner Brnffy, son of Mr. Luther Brur
fcv. of T.uray, dled of typhold fever ln
fceyaer, "W. Va., yesterday, aged about
twenty-one years. Tho young man ^was
an omploye of the Baltlmore and Ohlo
nnllrond. and wan'III only a short tlme,
The Intormont wlll take place ln Grcon
Hlll Cemetery, lAiray, to-morrow,
?
YOUTHFUL FORGER
IN THE TOILS
GRE0NSBORO, K C Aug. 24.
Boyd Aumon, a school boy from Ran?
dolph county, was placed in Jall here
yesterday, charged wlth forgery.
Slx weeks ago a jowolry flrm hero sold
him a $30 watch, and acceptcd n check.
whlch proved to ba a forgery. He ga\e
the name ot A. II. Beau.
j 1-ast week lie vlotlmlvsed two other
' morchants hero wlth chooks ns ;Walter
Norvoati. Friday he lost a letter, dl
rected to Boyd Aumon, lilWty, Ts. C,, ?nd
in thls envelope were slx cheoks fllled
out, slgned and dated, all payabla >0
i Wnltef Norman. ; ' ?? ?
Two of the merchants hero went out to
Llberty Sunday and easlly fld^ntlfled
the young man as the one nwho passed
the spurious checks on thom, as Beau and
Norman, . , ,
His prelimlnary trial will tak8 place
thls evenlng, though he confesses to tho
offonse, alleging that he was. Induced to
clmmlt the crlmo by aother party.
CIRCUS PEANUT HEN
Those Who Wlll Sell Goobers and Re
Lemonade.
Tho red lemonade man nnd the peanut
vendor are gettlng their volces ln shape
for the a'mateur clrcus to be glven at
the Horso Show Bulldlng Saturday. No
clrcus would be completo wlthout the
presonco of these adjuncts. They are as
lmportant ln the relattons they bear to
Uie show as aro the olowns themselve/.
Your peanut and Lemonade mr.n ls a wlly
oharacter. Hls vocabulary of adjec.lyoB
almost equals that of the advance agent
wlio mnkes hls nppoaranoo with bcdla
monded shlrt front nnd Bllk hat. He has
a most persuaslvo manner of presentlng
hls goods to the public, nnd hls nrgu
ments are qulte Irreslstablo. Some ot
thoso who wlll branch out next Saturday m
i thls llno of business, whlch to thom Isa
new one, aro MossrR. Edgar Wlilta,
Shelton nnd O. A- Hawklns. ,
Vlsitors in Nelson.
(Sp*clal to The Tlmoa-Dlaiiatch.)
NORWOOD^. VA., August 24.?Mrs. Oeli.
?noiier nnd little daughter aro vislting
he"mother, Mrs, P, H. Oabell, of lngle
WM?i^' nussell Roblnson wns also the
guest' of Mrs. Caboll on Saturdny and
SRlrs!yAnnle AVells aiid threo chlldren,
Mr Josln Roberts and llttlo Miss E|s(e
Lnov, all of Rlchmond. arrlved hero on
Saturday to vlslt frlends,
Miss Allco Cnllaway ts vislting frlends
In I.vnclibtirg and Bodford.
Miss Eva Faulknor. of Wnsh ngton, ls
tho guest ot her eousln, Miss Ethal
Mr.'A. B. Bolton has beon oonflned to
hls room for several days. . .
Mr J. W iarrlco. Mlsses Ethal Carrlco
nnd Eva Faulknor. Mrs. Rlonird Roberts
nnd Mr. Tommio Roberts all took In tne
excuralon to Rlohmond on Saturday.
Mr. Peter Wingfleld also returned to
Richmond on Saturday.
Mrs. Jlm Mundnv nnd daughters, Miss
Anna Mny nnd Miss Mnry Munday, are
now'nt tho Hot Sprlngs.
Mrs, Lewls Caboll and little daughter
aro al Buffnlo Sprlnga.
Mlsa Rlvtria Caboll is now vislting in
Borryvllle.
Mi-H. Tomp?on relurned nn Thursday
tn hor homo in Lynchburg a'tor spending
tho Himimor wltli hor parents liore.
Mr, Jlmmln Dolon returned on last
weok from Narrows, Va.
Miss Mayo, of Lynchburg, Is the guest
of Mrs. Henry Kwos here,
Miss Bottlo Cluiiter, of Bucklngham, ls
vislting her slster here,
Mr. Sldney Bolton spent Sunday at
Tlatton. , ' ,., .
Au afternoon tea was glvefi by Miss
Margaret Caboll on Inst, Thursday,
Miss Gorgla I3.imron.of Rlcliinond. ls
now lhe guest of Mrs. Sciuggs.
c
Heavy Gun Flrsi
(By Assoolatoil rt'oss.)
NEWPORT. R. l? Aug. 21?Newport
recolved a mlld sliaklng UP thls ovoning
when tho troops al Kort Orohol tralncil
tho 12-lnoh hroci'li-lniidlng rllles on a
llnatlng largot uml spent somo tlmo iu
iinictloo. Tho vlbi-iitloim were also felt
at NiurHgaiisott I'ier and Bniiiiderstown.
.Hiiirgos of 100 pounds nf powder aml 4500
pound shells wero ?secL
Everything la ln readlness fnr n strong
defonSB nf Newport m case Admlriil
Huiker nlci'ts to prlug tho North Atlnn?
tle miundron thls-way._
Rlchmonders In New York.
fSneclnl to Tho Tlir.os.Dispatch.)
NEW YORK, Aug. 21.-st., Denla, J. A.
Hutchesoni Navorro. \V- R. Scott; lilatl
liorouch M. Wolnileldi H'Jffniun. H- il.
Morgan Herald Bouart, C, K. ^ou|||?g,
AV. I. Wlght: R. E. Kjvell, F.T. Crump,
J Gaiia; Eiii'llngion. Mra. Mattorn, Q, C.,
Peltrlch, P, Mcllwulne.
****************** MJW-M11
FINANCIAL.
irrrn;-,.*--'-*---j__f_wuilui/ffi 111 .?bb?.b
MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK
Capltal $2OO.O0Of Surplut and Proflts $612,446.15
r Dwlghated State, Unlted States afld Clty Depoaltory.
MeroantUe and Bank Acwunt. | Ur9a.t Bank Depo.ltofy South
respeotfully aollolted. I
3 per e-ii.. Int?r?tt Pald on OiooiHi ln Savlngi Onpartmtnt,
Payable on Dtmantit
.o?N e. -ranch, anjJl^ ?L,S .??. BBAN0H' V"-P""
TIMES-DISPATCH
FURNISHED CLUE
Story of How Detectlve Wren's
Rlng was Lost and
Found.
For soveral days fiiflti W^'JS
has been a vory much Pfrtwbed indlvid
tial, Thore has been a J"^*"^* '
hls usual alort eyes. and hls sen*?*"'
moanor has boon such ns to causo anxlous
Inqulry from hls ns&octates.
A enake rlng was the causo of lt a I.
lt ls a very henvy rlng, wlth one big
ruby settlng, which mado tho rlng unlcjue
-a ono-eyed serpent, a regular masoot.
The blg snako must have uncollert It
eelf, for somehow, somowhoro lt pai'tod
company wlth tho genlal sletith wlthout
hls knowlodgo. and over sinco that dls-'
trait manner has been noticosble on. his
countenanco,... .
Hast Sunday mornlng, whlle readlng nis
Tlmes-Dlspatch, tho followlng little ad
vertlsement ou the want page caught tne
detoctlve's englo eyei '
FOUND-Auguat 18th, gold RINO, In form
of snake... Owner can get aame by ap
' plylng at thls offlCo. paylng for adv.,
and provlng pt-operty. .
"Ahat" exolalmed he; "X guesa 111 take
a shot at thls for a clue." '
To make a long story brlot and to the
polnt, the little Tlmes-Dlspatch want ad.
proved to be the clue tho delectlvo was
looking for, and now tho blg one-eyed
cnake ls once more snugly colled about
tho detoctlve's flnger.
Tho rlng was found by a colored man
who Is employed at tho Rlchmond Loco
mctivo "Works, and ho Immedlately
brought it to The Tlmes-Dlspatch business
Offlee and lnaerted the above adverUse-,
ment. ,
Ho wlll rccelve a reward.
RICHAtOND COLLEGE
Preparatlons for the New Sesalon?Im?
provements Belng Made.
Preparatlons aro being made for tho
reopenlng of Rlchmond College, whlch
wlll occur next month.' The now session
promlses to be a most excellent one.
A number of Improvements havo been
made on tho campus. The thlrd story of
tho sclence hnll is belng completed, giv?
lng sevoral addltlonal lecture rooms. Now
granollthlo walks are belng lnld. Ar
rangements havo bon completed for tho
card-lndcx system ln tho llbrary. Tho
trustoes declded to vise for thls purpose
$1,600 of tha money approprlated by Con?
gress. Thero aro about 15,000 volnmes ln
the llbrary, besldes unbound publicallons.
The professors will bogln to return to
the college y'ory shortly. Dr. F.ousheo has
beon in Italy Blitdying at flrst hand the
exeavntlons of tho Romnn Forum. Dr.
Mltchell has heen at the Unlversity of
Chlcago during tho summer. Ho Is now
In Bedford ootinty. .
SHOWERSAND
COOLER TODAY
Yesterday lacked but one degree of the
thermometor of belng on a par wlth the
hottest day sinco tho summer bogan. The
day opened lntensel'y warm and closed ln
tho samo manner. The maxlmum durlng
the day was nlnety-seven dogrees.
There is an excellent prospoct for a
very oonsidorable ohango for tlie better
In the temperature to-day. The,weather
man prodlcU' showers and cooler for this
afternoon. ..
WATERMELON FEAST
Windy Pointers to Engage in Thelr An?
nual Affair.
A mllllon watonrielons, moro or less,
have been engaged for the Watermelon
Feast of tho Wlndy Polnt Club, to-mor?
row nlght, and Cnpfain John A. Curtls
ls now ln hls glory nnd will make a
speech that wlll bo a speech. Others wlll
also mnke spoeehes, and a gonornlly good
tlmo will follow._____
HIS 69TH BIRTHDAY
President of tha Windy Polnt Club is
Pleasantly Surprlsed.
Captaln John A. Curtls was slxty-nlno
years old last Saturday. Ho was pleaa
nntly remembered by a number of hls
frlends and was touched hy thelr dlsplay
of brothorly lovo and esteom. He ontor
tnlned hls frlends in nn Informal way
for several hourfl at hls homo and tho
ovonlng was most plcasantly spent.
Dr. McLoan Returns.
T>r H T. McLean has returncd to tho
clty after nn absonce ot three weeks.
TAKE STEAMER POCAHONTAS,
Saturday, Night, September 5. 1803, at
IO o'Cloc!..
Round IHP to Norfolk.........75o.
Round trlp to Newport >m. .5c.
Chlldren ttnder twelve years.....60c
Tickets good to return Sunday nlght or
followlng Tuesday.
FINEST CASTWISE TRIPS IN THE
WORLD.
Blchmond to Boston and return, $23.00;
to Provldonco and return, $31.00, Includ?
lng moals and'foom, vlu Merchants' and
Miners' Trnnsportatlon Company, from
Norfolk. Dnlly lino to Now England.
Tickets on salo at Chesapeake nnd Ohlo
and Norfolk and "v'ostern Rallwaya* of
ficos, No. 810 East Main Street.
R. W, WRIOllT,
Agent, Norfolk.
' j IFNOT UNFRIENDLY
"Tako a Bond of Fato and malio asstir
| unco douhly suro" hy taklng out a pollcy
on your dwelllng, ou lts oontonts, ur
! jour wnrehousB or slnro, or on your Mock
of moi'i'hniidlso, wlth
MONTACiUU AND COMPANY,
No. 111.1 East Main Street.
TO CHASE CITY AND RETURN,
$2.70.
Speclal tickets. on snle Saturday, good
to return Monduy followlns; date of sale.
Onn fai'o for round trlp. I2..0. Hou.id trlp
tickets on sulc daily. Return llinit. slx
months, $1 ti't. __ _>.
Feed wrtnkle*. Ilnts. creanos. wastlng
flesh wlth Satln-Skln Cream, a skin
<ood. ?5c Miller & Rhouds.
G. W. Branch & Go.
BANKERSandBROKERS
Members of New York Cotton E<.
chango and Chicago Board _?. Tr_Ji
New York Correspondents?
LADENBURQ, THALMANM S_ CO
PRINCE Bt WHITLEY,
lehman bros.
Tnew york,
Prlvato Wlres toJ BOSTON,
t CHICAGO.
BUSINESS AND
PERSONAL ACCOUNTS
BOLIOITED BY
THE
Stato Bank
OF VIRGINIA,
Mil E. Main St.,
Richmond, Va.
BALL&WINFREE
Bankers and Brokers
1114 E. Main St., Rlchmond, Va -,
_ ? , ? i
Prlvato Wlros to Prlnoipal Polnto.
Correspondents?W. E. WOODEND. &
CO., Members New York Coniolidated
Stock Exchange.. ?
Correspondenoe Invl-O-l.
75c. Hal.-Soling Men's Shoes
Ladies', 60c.
Every palr "Wolt Shoe roatltohed on
our Blcctrlo Stltcher; no blg ugly sew
lng around the boIo like a cobblor gewa
by hand; no nalls, no pegs| the only
up-to-date plant for repalrlng shoei ln
-> South.
I-RFWS ELECTRIC POWER
Untif * SHOE FACTORY,
716 East Main Straat.
'Phone 2667, wlll send anywhore and
dellvor.
Thla advertlsement good for Mo.
ANTS
USE PEACHENE
Ouarnntced that no ants or bedbugs
wlll be found withln one year where
Peacheno has been used. All druggists.
Prlce, 86o.
R. C, TARR,
32 Rlnggold
St., Prov.. R. I.
Powers-Taylor Drug Co., Purcell, Lado
& Co? wholesalo dlBtribittora. ? __
BEDBUGS
12 03
East Main Street.
Stenographers Supplied
for any ma.hlno. We koop wperltneed opera.
tors alwnys on onll Bt olir olTlco. Nn chnrje fot
our aerrlMB. Good atenotfraphera ahould Ita.B
t8(_UTH-3RN?8TAMP AND STATIONEBY CO.
?I'tiono 1805. Entlre Blds., Vwelve-Six Maln.
Rlchmond, Vn.
| S?t7/'/road Tfews* ;>
-. <*
?><_>^__?)?><_><4><^$><_h$^^
Tho Norfolk and Weatern Railway ye?
nordnj' brought to thls clty from Norfolk
a lnrgo excursion party, estlmated at 400
to 600 persons, mostly negroes attendlng
tlu. conventlon ln thls clty of the Negro
.uclustiial and Agrloultural Society. Tlie
exeurslonlsts wlth thelr colory bfldges
aro everywhero ln evldonco on the slrootB.
The Atlantio Coast I.lne Railway yes
terdnv brought to thla clty a lnrgo excur
slon from polnta nlong tho llno ot tha
road In Knstorn Nortb Carollna. pe
majotlty of tlie vlsitors aro white. They
wero vlHltliif. the publlc buildlngs nnd
scolng the othor Blghts of tlio town yes
Tho 'chesapeake nnd Ohlo Railway on
Sunday cnrfled down i<< the seashore
cltles and resorts on Its two huiulay out?
lng irnlns ftbOUt l.M? persons nnd a plons.
nnt dny wns apojit. Tho Irnlns \yera
lian'dleu on tlme, golng nnd oomli.K. .The
autliin nro'w ll) popular ty ns tlie seaaon
&eiln!*.0vwahe! The outlook for a large
Beptember biislnesR Ib very brlght.
The Norfolk and Weatern TrUbv traln
ou Sunday carrled down ono nf ho best
n'owrls nf' tlio Hoiison, Ihe ono traln alone
ln, liurv__ persons. Tlio Trllbl.a wlll
co. II H0 o run ove.-y Sundny untll fur
ll or iiolloe. Tlio vnrlous cons. resortB
woro crowded yesterday,
Tho Kho.io-or Hai'U.t Church. colorod,
vost-i'-MV ran nn/,. ..ours ou to Reach
TVirk \V'ctt Polnfr carryln* down W
nsi-aons Tlio rogrnlnv Sunday outings to
haooli.ParK cnrrlod nbout -loo iiersons.
These trnliiH wlll bo run rogulurly untll
furllior nntlco,_
Properly Transfers.
Rlchnioud-Alfreil B. Cnhen and wlfo
nnd P. 1-- Totser to Alice ll. Green.
twonty-ono feot on I.elgli Streot, between
Flrst nnd AdnniB, i227. .__.., ,_
j, XV, Curlo a;.d wlfe to ChBr.ea M.
I noaa 18 _-,. foot on soutli sldo Duv.l
Street! near Brook Avenue. *?->.
Henrloo-Fulton Baptist Churoh s trus
tees io Thlrd Preshylerlan riiurch a truj
tres s.xty-slx feot on nortli sldo Natlonal
Stro'ot BS.i feet east of Natlonal Cemetery
road and known as "Montrose Chapel,
J-"0. _
Captain Peyton Improving.
Captain J. P. Peyton, of the Ch--?peak9
and Ohlo Rallroad. wlio waa Injured Ssit
urday. I? slowly Improving at hla home,
tfo. .1. North Twenty-sUth Street

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