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i BUTGRO WING FIRMER STOCK DEALINGS TAKE ON RENEWED ACTIVITY Buying Stimulatcd by Unfavor ablc Crop Reports ancl ?' Small Stock. CORN SITUATION MUDDLED Cotton Has Narrow Fluctnations aml but Little Interest in Traditig. NEW YORK, July 12.?Greater flrm ner;s /Chnrnctorlzcd speculatlve opera? tlons In domostle wheat ninrkets early ln the week. Thls tendency wns large? ly trncoable to purely speculatlve In? fluence.-.. Crop reports were a source of dlsappolnlment to most traders, but Conservatlve merchnnts were not sur prlsed by tho harvestlng and thresh lng roturns. The nctlon of the market indlcatcd pialnly that there had boen too much unanimlty on thp hoar slde. It had long been apparent that the speculatlve elcment had been selllng September contracts short 'wlth too much confldence, belng cvldently over '?sahqulne respectlng crop prospects. The brllllant crop roports clrculatcd early In the sprlng were niislendlrig. nnd woll-culeulated to bring dlsaster to thoso who were rash enough to plnce too niuch dependence on them. at the outset thls weak demand to cover wns prompted In part by the Mlssouri Stnte report, whlch showed a fall In condition from S4 por cent. ln Jun,e to 75. This suggested crop of only 23,000,000 bushels, agalnst 29, 000,000 bushels n year ago, whereas at the beginnlng, It hud been pro claimed that Mlssouri would produce close to -10,000,000 bushels. The .Ohio' report showed a drop of S6 per cent. from 91 on June lst, thls also stimu latlng demand. . Wlth the State returns In mlnd, traders arrlved at the conclusion that tho report of the Depurtmcnt of Ag? rlculture would prove less favorable than prevlously estlmated, and ns soon as the ofllclal statement was Issued lt? was found that these fears were v/ell founded. The condition glven for sprlng wheat, S9.4, suggested a crop far below whnt had been looked for, while the winter wheat condition of . 80.6 suggested n yleld also below ex pcctatlons. The polnt most proml nently ln mlnd was that the country will iiave less wheat to spare for ex? port thls year. According to the Wash? lngton report, farm reserves on July lst wero only 33,797,000 bushels, or roundly 21,000.000 bushels less than a vear ngo. while the ofllclal vlslbks ? Bupply ls 33,000,000 bushels smaller.| TUe Wcck-Eud Ailvnncc. Late ln the week a further advance was established, although toward the _lose, part of the Improvement was lost. Minneapolis took a declded load ln the upturn. nnd especlally ln the Instance of .September contracts, which eaused little surprise, ns the rlslng trend was Inrgely eaused by reports that sellers for tho decllne had be? come frightened by rumors that the spring wheat crop was in danger of injury by rust, consequent upon the BUltry weather. nnd hot winds, coupled wlth an excess of molsture. In other markets short sellers were prompted to cover partly by reports of a lflrger export business. Subsequently demand abated, and ?with more pressure to soll there was a jmrtlal rccesslon. Corn. Matters have been badly tangled ln the corn market, vnnd traders have held off as much ns possible. In view of nll tho confllcting influences, the mar? kot was feverlsh, wlth erratlc varla t.pns. __'_ On the one hand. the weather West has been almost perfect, and the crop report of the Department of Agrlcul? ture hlghly favorable, both ns'to acre? age and condition. But the extraordl muV pauclty of supplies was a great .btfset. There seems to bo almost a fnmine of prlme or contract srades, thls keerJing the market comparatlvely strong, and especlally on tho t-ash and old crop contracts. September con? tracts have rtilc-d hlgher recently, and it is rumored that short sellers, par? tlcularly ln Chieago. aro nppreh'enslvc of a "squecze." Cotton Mnrket. ? The prlnetoal feature of' ,the past week in tho ...oitoYi market has been tlio fallure of contlnued flne weather and good eiop accounts to develop sufflclent further sc-lling pressure on elther spots or features to depress prices. lf thero whh nothing in the general situation and outlook on whlch tp predicate n bun movement,* the inarkot's fallure to decline to any further extent from such n favorable crop outlook, and tho dullness of tho speeulatlon were Indeed puzzllng to the many advocates of lower prices. From thls it wns argued that llqulda tion In the old crop optlons ln thc ihriarket at Llverpool. as well as Now Orleans and loeally, had run lts course. and such a large short interest had br.n created in the new crop months that the short sido had become con SOBted wlth too many sellers for the decllne for safety or comfort to the leadlng market Interests. Henee the talk of n "sold out nnd bversold" market has furnlshod the ? prlncipal rcstraint asainst further sell? lng operatlons. TWs, however, has been about the only hope there hns appeared for a rally ln prices, as out slders have shown no dlspositlon to take any speculatlve Interest on the bull slde, and the dry goods trado con? dltlons contlnue too slow for splnnors to feel any anxlety over their inabll ity to secure all the cotton thoy may want from the oM crop supplies to meet their requlrements until the new crop ls ready to come on the markets ln September and Oetoher. Therefore, with nothing but the cheapness of the frtaple compared wlth last summer'a prices and a statlstlcal positlon that does not appear to frighten splnners into buying. on which to bull tho mnr -v~~ Jftnanctal. MONEY TOiOAN ife Insurance Co. of Virginia on deslrably located buslness or residence pioperty. For terms and conUltlons call oq or utldrcss MR. J. T. LAWRENCE, HOME OrnCE. lJCHMOXI). VA. If frAVE YOUR | Savings J Depoait them in the J Savings Bank of Richmond ?P 1117 E. Main Street. THE FINANCIAL WEEK (From tho Now York Evening Post of Saturday.) STOCK EXCHANGE TltANSACTIONS. Thls Last Last Two yoars Threo week. week. year. ago. yeara ago. Shares .** 3,103,400 . 851,000 $3,801,400 $3,037,290 $3,486,3.0 Rallway und mlscollnnoous bonds.. 14,012,000 9,548,000 6,008,000 *UW,000 1O.M0.O00 Government bonds sold . 1,068,000 1,283,000 1,210,000 COO.OOO 6,003,000 For tho cnlcndnr year to date: 1908. 1907. 1900. 1005. 1904. Phnres.$ 87,124,787 $120,930,900 $155,700,745 $144,275,046 $ 57.E9-I.1.7 Bonds . 474,120,000 247,835,000 418,618,000 565,924,000 343,933,000 THE STOCIC MAIlKET OP THB WEEK. > Hnllv.ii.- niul MinccllnncouN SlutrcH. The followlng table shows the week's highest, lowest and closlng prices. Indivldual salos and nej. changes of nll securltles sold on tho Now lork StocK Exchange thls week. Hlgh and low prices are also glven for tho tull year 191" und 1908: 1907. 1908. Week endlng July 11th. Net Hlgh. Low. Hlgh. Low. Sales. Hlgh. Low. Close. ch. 16% 4 11.4 5 Allis-Chalmer Co. 2,900 11% 11 }},Vi~ .^ W't 14 36?. 14 Allls-Chalmer Co., pfd... 2,300 35% 34 34 -1% 121% 41% 70*/, 45u AVnaugamatcd Copper....144.420 i0% 6.V. 68%+1% 7% 3 5% 4 Amerlcan Can . 1,400 6y8 4% < OO'. 34 69% 44 Amerlcan Cnn, pfd. 6,600 59% 55 45% 24% 38% 25% Am. Car and Foundry.... 13,035 37.6 34.4 1CQ 78 102% ?-1.4 Am. Car nnd Found., pfd.. 1,500 102% 98 36% 21 31% 24% Amerlcan Cotton Oil.15,810 33% 30% 76% 32Vi 52% 31% Am. Locomotlvo .16..00 60% 48% 111% S3 103% 85% Am. Locomotlve, pfd. 1,950 102% 100% 155 6S% 84-.. 55V. Amerlcan Smeltlng .244,100 .84% 77.4 117% Sl% 104% 87% Am. Smoltlng, pfd.3,900 104% 101% 137% 92% 132% 98% American ? Sugar . 3,650 127% 126, 76% 25% 46'/4 27% Annconda . 46,300 45 '42 108*4 66% 84% 66 Atchlson . 19,350 S3% 81.4 101% 78 95 S3% Atchlson. pfd. SOO 93 92 3,*_3% , 58 91 39% Atlantlc Coast Llne.2,000 92. *H . 122 V 75% 91V4 76% Baltlmore nnd Ohlo.29,350 91% S7% 9% 3 5 2% Btitopllas . 2,300 3% 2.4 S3.4 26% 51 ' 37% Brookland Hnpld Translt 31,760 50% 48'/. 195% 138 163% 140 Canada Pacltlc . 2I.1S0 163% 160% 66 23% 46% 25% Chesapeake and Ohlo... 18.230 43 40% 3S% 17 33 21 Colo. Southern . 8,250 32% 30.t. 69% 41 60% 50% Colo. and South., lst pfd.. 1,610 59% GS% 58% 28% 61%' 39% Colo. and South.. 2d pfd.. 2,235 50% 49 78 25 37% 27% Dlstllllng Securltles .... 3,750 36% 33% 41% 12% 23% 12 / Erlo .14,600 20% 19 *..._ 2.8 41 24%* Erle, lst pfd. 2,300 38 35% 07 20 30% 16 Erle, 2d pfd. 400 26 . 24 145!., S5% 113 87% Loulsville and Nashvllle... 4,960 109% 105 92% 44% 64% 28% Mlssouri Paclfic .18,650 53% 4S% 4S% 28 43% 29% N. Y., Ont. and Western. 14.SC0 41% "39 92.4 56 72% 5S /Norfolk and Western.... 2,560 71% 70 .... ._ ..i _..c.?c .134,__6 141% 137% Pnnnnvlvnnln B R.6-ifno .-?*% y 67 15% 31 17% Pressed Steol Car. 3,890 30 28% 99-4 04 87 69 Pressed Steel Car, pfd., 320 87 86 67% 21% 39% 23% Rallway Steel Sprlng... 300 3S 36% 99% 72 98 76 Ry. Steel Sprlng, pfd.... 600 98.. 97% 39% 70% 11914 9S% Readlng .&H.000 117%- 114 92 73 87% 78 Readlng, lst pfd. 200 62% S2% 41% 12 20% 13% Rep. Iron and Steel. 3,925 18% 18% 100 50% 75 63 Rep. Iron' and Steel. pfd.. 3,793 69% 68 30% 11% 19% 10% Rock Islnnd . 6,600 17% 15% 61% 26% 40% 20% Rock Island, pfd.21,750 31% 2S% 77% 20 50% 36 Sloss-Sheff. S. and Iron-)- 6,910 56% 62% 103 80 9S S7% S.-S. S. and I? pfd.... 100 97 97 *>>'/( 63% 84% 66% Southern Paciflc .81,750 88% S6% 11S% ICO 125% 106% Southern Paciflc, pfd.... 2.466 118% 117 34 10 19% 9% Southern R. R. 8,000 IS 16% 94% 211% 48 25% Southern R. R., pfd. 1,600 46% .4% 53% 17 42% 25% Tennessee Copper . 1,200 36% 35% 1K! 100 151% 110% Unlon Pnclflc .492.600 150% 145% 96 75 85% 79% Unlon Paciflc, pfd. 700 83 82.4 52% 13% 26% 17% U. S. Rubber . 3,700 26% 24% 109% 01% 97% 76 U. S. Rubber, lst pfd.... 2,000 97% 94.4 7S% 39 63 42 U. S. Rubber, 2d pfd.... 500 63 01 ' 50-14 21% 40% 25% U. S. Steel .349,700 40% 38% 107% 79% 108% 87% U. S. Steel, pfd.59,290 10S% 103% 3fl-._ 12% 25% 16 Va.-Car. Chemcal . 1,000 24% 23% W3 75 102% S7 Va.-Car. Chemlcal, pfd.. 1,100 102% 99% 07 31 56 13 Va. Iron C and C. 100 60% 60% 1S% 8 14% 6% Wabash . SOO 11% 10% 3S% 14% 29 13 Waba3h, pfd. 2,100 23% 22% ?Ex-dlvldend. Total sales for the week, 3,103,400. THE BOND MARKET OF THE WEEK. llnllv.ii.- nnd Mlscellaneous Bonds. 190S. Sales ln High. Low. $1,000 Hlgh. 72.4 60% OS Amerlcan Tobacco 4s. 72% lOO'-j 96% 139 Amerlcan Tobacco 6s.% 105% 101% 95% 248 Atchlson, T. and S. Fe gen. 4s. 99 93 80 16 Atlantic Coast Line 4s . 91 % 94 90 13 Baltlmore and Ohlo prior llen 3%s.... 92% 102 90% 62 Baltlmore and Ohio gold 4s. 90 S3% 83 10 B. and O., P. J. and M. dlv. 3%s. 83% 89% 83% 40 B. nnd O., S. XV. dlv. 3%s. 89 96% 95 3 B. and O. gen. 4s. reglstered. 94%, 107% 97% .13 Centrnl of Georgla Ry. con. 5s.107% 73 62 4/ Cenarol of Georgla*. Ry. lst Inc....... 71 50 45 4 Central of Georgla' Ry. 2d Inc. 46% 114% 107% 2 Chesapeake and Ohlo con. 5s.112 102 9C 13 Chesapeake and Ohlo gen. 4%s. 102 93% 89 5 C. nnd O. R. and A. 2d con. 4s. 93% 98 92 2 C. C, C. and St. Louls gen. 4s. 95 82% 73 70 Colcrado and Southern 4%s. 79.^ 90% 82 50 Colorado and Southern 4s. 90% 72.4 62 1 Contlnental Tobacco 4s. 72% 75 64% 25 Dist. Securltles Corp. 5s. 73% 122 117 1 Erle lst con. 7s. 119% 62% 44 29 Erie convt. 4s, serles A. 67 66 40 31 Erle convt. 4s, serles B. 52 100 95 14 Loulsville and Nashvllle unl. 4s. 9S 87 79% 4 Louls. nnd Nash. So. Ry. jt. 4s. 79% 101.4 100 1 Louls. N. A. and G. lst 6s. 101% 89% S6 2 Louls. and Nash., At., K. and C. 4s.. 87%' 110 l/.-4% 1 Mlssouri Puc'flc con. 6s.106 106% 7?% 6S 39 Mlssouri Pucillc 4s. 71% 98 92% 1 N. Y? Ontario and Western con. 4s_ 96% 87 7S 132 Norfolk and Western convt. 4s. 84' S6% 77 05 Norfolk nnd AVest., Poe, C. and C. 4s.. 84 10.: 99 135 Northern Paciflc lst 4s. 101% 102% 100% 375 Penn. R. R. 4s, 1.94S rcpts. 102% 96% 91% 23 Penn. R. R. convt. 3%s, 1,912. 93% 93% SS 289 Penn. R. R. convt. 3%s, 1,915. 93 57% 43% 1 Seaboard Alr Line 4s. 57% 103 82% 69 Southern Railway con. 5s.100 82 09 2 SSouthern Rallway, St. L dlv 4s. 79 97.4 ? S2% 7 T., C. and I. gen. ,s. 97:;, 108% 99 1 Tenn. C. and I. B. di*'. lis.100V. 102% 99 2C1 Unlon" Pnclllc lst 4s. 101% 100% 98 1 Unlon Pncilic lst 4s reg. 9-ji^, 92 S3 1,890 Union Paciflc con. 4s. 9iv? 95% 95% 577 Union Paciflc rfg. 4s, when iss. 95.4 99% S5% 1,658 U. S. Steel 5s. 99% 98% 85% 25 U. S. Steel s. f. 5s reg. 3S..; 6S% 37% 95 Wabash refundlng 4s. 5214 Total salos for tho week, lncluding $1.0uS,000 government bonds, were $15,970,0000. Low. 72% 105 PS 91 91% 98% 83% 87% 96% 105... . 71 46% .-_ 112 101% 93% 95 78% 89% 72% 73 U9% 66 61 97 79% 101% 87% ; 106% 70% 94% S3% 83% 101% 101% 95% 92% 57% 98 79 97 100% 101 99% 90% 95% 97% 97% 51% and ket. lt ls dlfflcult to seo what is to cause. a revival ot activlty unless somo sudden chango should develop ln tho weather conclitlons to preclpitate a crop scare. The -Wcek'n Changcti. This week's extreme rango of prlcos has been conflaed within 20 to . 40 polnts, on a volume of buslness nearly as small as recorded ln the oxtrernely dull period of tho last two or threo weeks. On Monday July sold at 9.65, August 9.57, September 9.35, October 9.25 and Decembor 9.09, but by Tues? day afternoon and Wednesday morn? ing prices had worlfed off somo 20 to 40 polnts, as stated, on bear pressure, and the llquldatlon of the rernni'_r**i'>_ long interest in the July option. July thon sold as low as 9.26, August 9.17, Setpember 9.16, October 9.04, December 8.90. and January S.S5. The fallure of further bear attacks to develop a now crop of sellers mado somo of the largest shorts declde t-cr^-rover. Tho buying ln of thelr short interest, estlmated at over 100.000 bales, sont prices up 25 to 30 points from the low levol by yesterday mornlng, with July ivorklng back to 9.53, August 9.52, Sep? tember 9.17, October 9.10, December 9.26 and January 9.>*_. But soon after these demands 'had been supplled tho markot fell back lnt*a the rut, nnd closed ln a dull, and easy condition Im-t lilghe, on tho basls of 9 3-8 to 9 1-8 cents for deliverles the curront month to the end of next January. The movement of tho old crop Into slght for the week amounts to about 43,000 bnles, ngalnst 39.000 balos, ac? cording to the flgures of Ihe New York Cotton Exchange. Thls makes tho to? tal amount marketed to dnte from last aeason's product 11,079,930 bales, agalna 13,280,603 the same tlmo tho previous season, and 10,795.000 ln tho season of 1905-6. It ls belleved fully 500,000 bales of the crop of last sea? son remaln to come forward. In vlow of the disappolntlng fallure of the dry goods markets lo malntnln the brlght prospects reported ln May, and tho slowness wllh which new buslness ls belng booked. present supplies seem more thnn sufflclent to rnoet the needs of the world's splnnors, diesplte tho low i_tot-k? vislble at the princlpal I polnts of dlstribution. Wlthln thlrty to > forty days new cotton will commenco to come nn the market In sufllclent vol ' ume from Southern Texas to prevent the development of any Important squeeze of the July or August optlons, as is usually attempted on thelr ma turlty. What prospects there were.for such a movement a month ago from tho small amount of contract stocks hero and at Llverpool have been disslpntod by the great improvement In the crop from tho contlnuance of flne growlng woather tho past threo weoks. Thls has Insured such large recelpts of thc crop in tlmo fvr deliverles In connec? tion with the heavy surplus carrled over as to mako such an undertaklng now a rathor hazardous speculatlon. _;_.The AVpck'N Stock Tradlng. NEW YORK, July 12.?Dally trnns actions on tho stock oxchange durlng the week were as follows, compared wlth one and two years ago: 190S. 1907. 1906. Shares. Shares. Shares. Monday . 512,072 627.995 434.SOO Tuesday . 521.905 526,550 302,200 Wednesday .. 648.905 985,045 505,200 Thursday ... 637,352 44S.1S1 907,100 H'iday . 542,658 235,728 597,200 Saturday - 240.110 244,345 210,700 GOVEUN.1IENTS SEF.KING HEIRS OF FU.IXK B.YTES WASHINGTON' July 12.?The Stato Dopartm-nt is anxlous to flnd out lf thoro are any relatlves ln thls country of Frank Bates, an Amerlcan cltlzeri, who dled November 8, 1906, at Mon iloz.i, Argentlne Republlc. He was buried at that placo. Thore ls a credit of about **950 in ono of the Arnrentlno banks ln Mr. Bateh's namo, whlch will escheat to the Argentlne government unless some one tttrns up to clalm It. tocl. prohev.* ?y 1114 East Main Street, RICHMONU, VA., STOCK BROKERS. CORRESPONDENTS, RALI'H A. UELICNA.*, ' MEMBERS | New York Con. Stock Exchange, FAST I'lUVATH .VIRI.S. CORRESI.ONDK.NCE SOI.IC1TED, Money Is Plentiful'and the Crop Outlook Is Most En cottraging. POLITICALUNCERTAINTYOVER Trade Is Looking Up, Especlally in Steel, but Railway Earnings StilJ Fall Off. NEW YORK, July 12.?Last week's security markot gavo a clear rcftec tlon of tho d6termlnatIon arrlved at by an effective number of stock mar? ket partlclpants to throw off tho walt? ing attltude maintalned for soit_o tlmo past and to act on. tholr convlctlon that better things wero In prospect for buslness and Industry. In contrast wlth the absolute stagnntlon Into whlch tho market had fallen by the close of the precedlng week thore sprang up a degroo pf anlmatlon not equalled bofore slnco the early period of June, tho averago dally transnctlons rlslng well ovor half a mlllion i shares. Thero was expansion also, ln tho bond dl? vislon nnd a broadontng of demand ln that department whlch was most en couraglng to estlmate. The assuranco of abundant supplies of banking re? sources throughout tho year, the promlso of crop ylelds abovo the aver? age for recent years, and the terml natlon of the sesslons ol the Demo? cratic national convention were the main factors in stlmulatlng the new speculatlve departure. I'ncrrtainty Pnat. The splrit of uncertnlnty and the consequent halt ln buslness activlty have become a matter of courso ln years of national polltical campalgns. The , namlng of the candidate of tho two great polltical partles and the deflnlng of the Issues on whlch the campalgn is to be fought wero ac? cepted as steps towards Ij-nowlodge on whlch to base tho es_.mate of tho outcome, and were acted-upon ln thls llght. The plllng up of loanable funds ln banking roserves and the resultlng pressure to flnd profltable employment for these sums have an almost lnfalll ble effect ln openlng up a demand for well secured bonds and dlvldend-pay lng stocks. Trade Revlvlng. Great Importance was attached to ?the symptoms last week of revlvlng trade. The most strlklng of these were reported from tho steel trade, whero resumptlons on a large scale of operatlons ln the steel rnllls ln the Plttsburg dlstrlct wero chronlcled, with renewai of employment for thou? sands of laborers who had been idle nnd wlthout pay for severai months. Speclal slgnlflcance wns attachr-d to the large proportlon of the new orders for steel whlch were rocelved from the agricultural Implement makers, as lndicating well lnformed opinlon on the prosperous condltlons of the far__i lng community and the good promlse for the year's crops. More Cnift Idle. Railroad earnlngs do not yet show Improvement. The Amerlcan Rallways Assoclatlon hns reported a further de? crease of 36,696 In the number of frelght cars Idle ln the two weeks endlng June 24th. moklng a total re? ductlon of over 100,000 cars from the greatest Idle equipment of Aprll 29th. Railroads In the Northwest are re? ported to bo calllng ln thelr frelght equipment from foreign lines, in prepa rntion for a large trafflc movement when the crops move. In various mlno; llnes of Industry come evidence of re? vlvlng demand and preparations for Increased productlon to moet lt. KING CRIES, DOWN WITH _C.IE.___ Doesn't Like the Way English Society Is Paying Attention to "Stars." LONDON, July 12.?-"The present manners of English society will be thc j laughlng stock of tho Contlnent," ex [ claimed King Edward in a fury thc | othef day. j The wlld Bohemlanlsm, the ultra un conventlonallty whlch the most aristo kerattc and wealthlest women and men 1 affect nowadays, has angered the sov ' etrelgn .deeply. : For example. duchesses aro worshlp plng now at the feet of Llna Cavalierl the prlma donna, a btautlful woman ; as New York well knows. The Cava | lieri, who knows as much oi thc arts ol the world as of the art of slnging, if j receiving moro homago from titled women than ls even Maud Allan, the dnncor?and when one* says that h< says a great deal. The Klng ls enrnged because Cava i lierl has been Invited to partles giver j by duchesses?not to slng. not to bt l recelved wlth distant politenoss and tc j be paid a handsome! sum, but to b( ! welcomed as thc eqiial in every waj I (blrth, brceding. morals) of tho host j esses and the guests. Tho Duchos.. of Rutland, celobratoi for her varied artlstlc procllvitlos, In? vited the songstress to a ball sho gavi for her daughters, at which nearly al the guests were young glrls, wltl whom Vavallcri danced and rompod The Klng expressed openly hls stronf dlsapprovnl of thls. and mado certali that the Duchess of Rutland, to whon | he hnd beon polntedly gracious recent ly, should hear lt. Mnk.N Another Si-iinn.loii, Agaln, the Duchess of Sutherlant had Cavalierl on a footlng of perfoe equallty at ono of her Frlday nlgh salons. There, of a sudden, the duko'i nioce, Lady Constanc'o Rlchardson, whe ts nddlcted to theatrlc antlcs, Junipei up and, llko a woman possessod, or t HonteeofiU. Ou icer ln ?_ freiissy t'ootci a welrd, fantastle measure with Cav allcrl as a partner. Certalnly nothing so blzarre wa. ever seen at Stafford Houso. Tlu stalder guests looked on ln amnze mont and nudlbly wondered what wai going to happen noxt. Of course, the Klng heard all abou thls?Indeed, society Is a whlspeiin. gallery now: gossip is rlfo, tho tongtu of scandnl wags Incessnntly and thi truth, however bad It ls, ls grosslj c-xaggernted as lt ls repeated far anc wlde. Klng Edward deems Mrs. Asqultl greatly to blamo ln the flrst pluci for having exalted Maud Allen Into i soclal dlvlnlty. Hls Majesty ls, furthe; In-ltatod by tho knowledge that thi Prlme MlnlBtei-'s wife and the duchesse would not havo dared to conduct them solves thus rijrfnjy hls good mother'i reign. , On tho othor hand, a certain vory gaj countesu. bolng Infornied of the Klng'i Intense vexatlon, ls quotod as saying "Naturally these Innocent ainuso ments shock a gontlcman who Is not ai young as when he was Prince o. Wales." . fluctfot. *ate& Wbi* ZSajN ""~*,'~v By 13. A. Catlln, No. 6 North Elovonth Street. TRUSTEES' AUCTION' SALB OF PREMISES, No. 614 N. Harrison Street. In execution of a doed of trust to us, dated June 30, 1006, of record In clerk's offlco of RIchmond Chancery Court In D. B. 190 "B," page 7, default having beon mado In the payment of two of the notes therein socured, and belng requlred so to do by tho holder of sald notes, we will, on MONDAY, JULY 13, 1008, at 6:30' o'clock P. M., on tho promises, sell at publlc auctlon, to the highest bldder, tho premlsos No. 614 North Har? rlson., Stroet, whlch Is described as frontlng thlrty (30) feot on west llne of Harrlson Street and extendlng back 70 foot, on whlch ls a small frame dwelllng. TERMS: Cash, fitifflclent to' pay the costs of oxecutlng thls trust; all taxes and charges agalnst. sald property, and to pay off sald notes, amounting to $360.CO, and, Interest thereon from June 30, 1908, until paid, nnd the balanco on a credit of two years,' tho! credit payment to bo socured by trusl deed on sald property, or'all cash, at option of tho purchaser. i JOHN H. GUY, * E. A. CATLIN, Trustees. By N. W. Bowe & Son, Real Estato Auctloneers. The Snug Frame House NO. 1124 NORTH TWENTY-FIFTH STREET, WITH FOUR ROOMS AND , A GOOD RENTER, AND THE AD 1 JOINING BUILDING LOT AT THE j NORTHWEST CORNER OF TWEN i TY-FIFTH AND CARRINGTON ' STREETS, WITH A STABLE ON' I THE REAR. WILL BE SOLD. BY PUBLIC AUCTION, ON THE PREM? ISES. ON MONDAY, JULY 13, 1908, AT 6 O'CLOCK P. M. These aro good propertles, and thould eommand the attention of home seek ors and Investors, as they will be sold upon llberal term3 U nteet an lmme? dlate necesslty. "Show up," and get a bargaln. iauction ftaleg, Jfuture Bap& By Green & Redd, Real Estate Auctloneers. SPECIAL COMMISSIONERS* SALE OF A VERY DESIRABLE BRICK STABLE, LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF ADAMS SEREET. . In execution of a decree In the Chan? cery Court of the clty of Richmond. Va., entered July 7, 1908, order book 76, .page 99, ln suit of Slmon James Harbaugh ct als.. plaintiff, vs. Wllllam Yost Harbaugh et als., defendants, we will sell at publlc auctlon, on the premises, on THURSDAY. JULY 16TII, ot fi o'clock P. M.. a vory attractlve brlck stable above referred to, sltuat ed on the west slde of Adams Street, beginnlng one hundred and elghty-two (182) feet south of the southern Hne of Cary Street, runnlng thence south wardlv and frontlng on the western llne of Adams Street, 40 feet. thence back westwardly from sald front, be? tween parallel llnos 128 feet to a ten foot alley. belng the same real estate of whlch Ellen Harbaugh dled, selzed and possessed. TERMS: One-thlrd cash, balance ln two equal lnstalments, payable at 6 and 12 months from date of sale, notes for the deferred payments, wlth* Inter? est from the day of sale. at 6 per cent., and tltle to be retalned until all of the deferred payments are made, or all cash at the option of the purchaser. JOHN J. BLAKE. t>. O. WENDENBURG, Speclal Commlssloners. I certlfy that the bond requlred of the speclal commlssloners by the above mentioned decree has been duly glven. Glven under my hnnd thls 10th day of July, 1908. * ?' _ CHAS. O. SAVIDLE, Clerk. Wm. B. Plzzlnl Company, Real Estate Auctloneers, No. 723 East Maln Street. COMMISSION ER'S SALE OF Desirable Brick Dwelling ON THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF WILLIAMSBURG AVENUE AND ELM STREET. In execution of a decree of the Chancery Court of the clty of Rich? mond, entered Juno 29. 1908, ln tho suit of Regina Walsh vs. John C. Nolte's executrlx et als., we will sell, at publlc auctlon, on the premises. on TUESDAY, JULY 14TH, AT 6 O'CLOCK P. M.. the attractlve house and lot above re jferred to, sltuated at the southeastern Intersection of Wllliamsburg Avenue land Elm Street, and runnlng eastwwrd Hy along the southern llne of Wll? liamsburg Avenuo 'and frontlng there? on 19 feet 7 inches, thence back be? tween parallel lines 100 feet. thence In a westerly dlrectlon 19 feet 7 Inches to Elm Street, thonce back on the eastern line of Elm Street to the be? ginnlng. ' .'??'??:;-. TERMS: One-thlrd cash and residuo at six and twelvo months, ovldenced by notes with interest added, and tltle to be retainod until said notes are paid: or all cash, at tho option of the purchaser. MELVIN FLEGENHEIMER. Speclal Commissioner. I, Charles O. Savllle, clerk of tho Chancery Court of tho city of Rich? mond, certlfy that the bond requlred of tho Speclal Commissioner by tho abovo mentioned docroe has been duly given. v Glven under my hand thls 3d day of July, 1908. CHAS. O. SAVILLE, Clerk. By E. A. Catlln, No, 6 North Eleventh Streot. In execution of ? a deed of trust to me, dated Aprll 11, 1903, and recorded in clerk's offlco, RIchmond Chancery Court, ln D. B. 177 B, p. 344, default having been mado In the payment of a note therein secured, and bolng re? qulred so to do by the holder of sald note, I will on TUESDAY, JULY 14, 1908, J; at 6:30 o'clock P. M., on tho premises, ' soll tl,o two tenement dwelllngs, Nos. 3 313 and 315 North Twonty-second 3 Stroet, between Broad ancl Marshall ?' Streets. The lot ls described as com 1 menclng at a publlc alley, thence run? nlng southerly along the east llno ot Twenty-socond Street, 39 feet to the centro of a common alloy, 3 feet wide, more or less, whloh alley ls for the common use of tho premises on Ita two sldes. On account ot lts central locatlon thla property ls an unusunlly good monoy onrner. TERMS: Cash sufflclent to pay tho cost ot executlng the trust and all taxes duo, lf any, and to pay off a noto of $700 nnd Intoreut thereon from Aprll 11, 1905, and the balance at two yoars, or all cash, at option ot pur? chaser, E. A. CATLIN. Trustee, (dam A. WoBchlor, Auctloneer, A Washlngton, D. C. RECEIVER'S SALE OF PROPERTY OF THE INTERSTATE PRINTING AND ENGRAVING COMPANY, DOINO BUSINESS AT NO. 334 C STREET, NORTHWEST, WASHINGTON, D, C, CONSISTING OF OFFICE FURNI? TURE, PRINTING PRESSES, TYPE, ELECTRIC MOTORS, STITCHERS, FOLDING MACHINE, BUNDLING MACHINE, PUNCHING MACHINE AND ALL THE PARAPHERNALIA USED IN A FIRST-CLASS PRINTING OFFICE. By vlrtue of a deereo passed by the Suprome Court ot the Dlstrlct of Co? lumbla in tho causo of /Lowls and others agalnst tho Interstato Prlntlng and Engravlng Company and others, ecfulty No. 27471, the undor6lgned're? ceiver In Hald cause, by dlrectlon of sald court, will offer for salo at publlc auctlon, 'on tho premlsos, No. 334 C Stroet, Northwest, Washlngton, D. C? at 10 o'clock A. M., THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1908, all the prflperty of the defendant cor? poratlon, the Interstato Prlntlng and Engravlng Company', conslstlng, among other things, of Offlce Furnlture, Prlntlng Presses, Type, Electrlc Mo? tors, Stltchers, Foldlng Machine, Bund llng Machine, Punchlng Machine and all the paraphernnlla used In a flrst, olasa prlntlng offlce. , The property will flrst be offered for salo ln bulk, and lf no satlsfactory bld* is recelved lt wtll then be offered ln separate parcels. TERMS OF SALE: A substantlal de pof.lt ln cash at tlme of sale, and tho balanco on ratlflcatlon by, tho court. Titlo to property to be held by re? ceiver until ratlflcatlon of sale or sales by the court, when tho receiver will give due conveyanco. Expense of removal will be borne by thc pur? chaser. Catalogue cn applicatlon. D. L RICE, Receiver, B19 Thlrteonth Street, Northwest, _Washlngton, D. C. By McVeigh & Glinn, Real Estate Auctloneers, No. 1112 East Maln Street. AUCTION SALE OF A Handsome Corner Brick Residence No. 400 N. Lombardy St., SITUATED AT NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOM? BARDY STREET AND PARK AVENUE. At the request of the owner, wc will offer for sale, upon tho premises, on WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 1908. nt 6:30 o'clock P. M.. that very at? tractlve, substantlal. large, well built brlck resldenco at the northwest cor? ner of Lombardy Street and Park Ave? nue. The Improvements consist of a three story and basement residence of about 16 rooms, wlth steam heat, electrlc llghts, three bath-rootns and large doc tor's offlce ln basement, wlth slde ontrancc. The house Is modern and strictiy up-to-date ln all respects. The front porch ls largo and wlde, Is trlmmed ln brown stono and ls a very attractlve feature. The houso Is so arranged that each floor can be used us a separate apartment or flat. There Is also a new well built brlck gurage on the rear part of the lot. The lot, fronts 35 feet on thc west slde of Lombardy Street. and - has a depth of about 119 feet. Thls property Is beautlfully located ln a good nelgh? borhood, and fronts on one of tho clty's small parks; lt is on a very deslrable corner; has a good southern exposure and Is well arranged for a doctor's home and offlce, or for a Investment. TERMS: Very llberal and announced at sale. McVEIGH & GLINN, _Auctloneers. By J. B. Elam & Co. Real Estate Auctloneers. PUBLIC AUCTION SALE OF THAT SPACIOUS. CENTRALLY LOCATED, SUBSTANTIAL AND HIOHLY VAL? UABLE CORNER PROPERTY, No. 100 West Clay Street 50 8-12X137 FEET. NORTH ?. ?_,ST COR? NER CLAY AND ADAMS, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH HOME FOR AGED WO? MEN. By dlrectlon of the trustees of St. Paul's Church Home for Aged Wo? men, we shall sell, by publlc auc? tlon, on the premises, on TUESDAY, JULY 14, 1908, AT 6 O'CLOCK P. M..v the above named, large and valuable property, now and long occupled as tho St. Paul's Church Home for Aged La? dles, frontlng 50 8-12x137 feet on north sido Cldy Stroet, corner Adams Stroet, and the building being a most substantlal, detached, two-story and basement, brlck structure, contalnlng about fourteen rooms, well appolnted, having clty water, gas. olegant mar blo and slate mantels, slate roof, and whlch can be made at small cost very attractive, lt belng well adapted In size, character and locatlon for a large residence, or a publlc Institutlon, or the valuable material therein mlght bc utlllzed to advantage In building on thi3 spacious and attractlve corner lot. Thero ls also upon tho lot a'good brlck outbulldlng. TERMS: Llberal and announced at sale. J. B. ELAM & CO., Auctloneers. fteal ?a_.__.ate for dale. ^foITsaleT Store, dwelllng and stock of goods; established, paying buslness ln good soctlon. Prlce, lncludlng stock, .6,750. Reglster of farms free. H. W. HILLEARY & CO., Charlottesvllle. Va. Richmond Transfer Co. UNION RAILROAD AND PULLMAN* OFFICE. 819 K. Maln Street, Murphy and Jefferson Ilotel.. CITY TICKET AGENTS FOR ALL LINES EAGGAGE CALLED FOR AND CHECKEI' FROM RESIDENCE. European Steamship Agents AH Lines ReDressnt*d. &teamt)oat?f Virginia Navigation Company'a JAMES KlVElt DAY \lXSxj. STEAMER POCAHONTAS LEAVE FROM OLD DOMINION WHARF MONDAY, WBD NESDAY nnd FRIDAY at 7 A. M. for Nor? tolk, Portsmouth, Old Polnt, Newport Nows Claremont and James Rlver landlngs, con r.eetlnu at Old Polnt for Washlngton, Baltl? moro nnd the North. Bloctrlo cnrs dlreci to tho wharf. Tlckets on sale at Richmom Transfer Co., 810 East Maln Street; _0S Easi Maln Streot, or on wharf or steamer. Fan to Norfolk, one way, .1.1.6. Round trlp ..,_.; aecond-clasa, .1.00. Meals, S0 centB Frelght reoolvetl for ubove-named placei nnd all polnts In Eastern Virginia, Nortr Carollna and tlie East. _ TheClyde Steamship Company FHILADE__-*HIA, RICHMOND AND NORFOLK LINB. Frelght rocdived and dellvered dally al C, & O. Ry. Co.'s Depot. Soventeenth and Broad Streets, H. K. WOCDFIN, Soliottln. Airent. Cloyile Llns Wharf, Phone 610. I Southern Railway TRAIN8 LBAVB RICHMOND, N, B.?-Followlng sohedulo flguros _iub? llrhod only at lnformatlon and are not _*u?.i antned: 8:20 A. M.? Dally?Local for Charlotte. HiOO A. M.?Dally?Llmltfld?Buffot Broll.r to Atlanta and Blrmlnthom, New Orleans, Memphls, Chattanooga, and nll the South. Through coach for Chnso Clty, Oxford, Durham. 8:00 P, M?Ex. Sunda>? Koysvllle Local. 11:30 P. M.?Dally?Llmlted Pullman roadj 0:30 P. M. for nll the South. YORK RIVER LINB. 4:30 *_?. M.?Ex. Sunday?To West Polnt-. connncllng for Baltlmore Monday, Wednesday, Frlday. 2:15 P.-M?Monday. Wednesday and Frl? day?Local t0 West Polnt. 4:30 A. M.?Ex. Sundays?Local to Weit Polnt. ' TRAINS ARRIVE RICHMOND. 7:00 A. M? ?:30 P. M.?Srom all ths *.outh. 4:10 P. M.?From Charlotte, Ralelgh. Dur? ham, Chnso Clty nnd'local statlons. 8:40 A. M.?From Keysvllle?Looal. 0:20 A. M.?From West Polht, nnd from Baltlmoro Wodnosdny, Frlday and Sundny. 10:45 A. M., 6:45 P. M.?Looal from West Polnt. C. W. WESTBURY, D. P, A., 020 E. Maln St. Phono 456. Rlel.-__0-.fl, FreflerlctsD'e & Potomac R, I SCHE-OULE ICFECTIVE APRIL lt, Itot. 70 AND FROM WASHINGTON AND BEY0N9. Loavo Rlohmond ?41.20 A.M. RrrdKl.SU, ?8.40 A.M. nrr4St.SU. ?0.80 A.S. Itlln 8..HU, t-18.01 P.M. Brrd St. SU, ts.OO r.n. Brrl Sl. SU. M.OOP.M.BIlisHUIIoe. ??.ISI'.M.Mslntlt. |U. Arrlve Rtex. t. on< ?7.60 x.n. nrr? m. *.*?_. 18.45 A.M. B/r.H-.St*, *.-._r,A.M.K..?gU..._. ?ll.14f._l.MsUl-l.su, fMSP.MBrr4S_.|_i. ?MtP.M.BrrdSl.lMk ?f.00P.M.Brrd 1' " ?9M P.M.Mslal ASHLAND ACCOMMOOATIONS-WKENDAVt. _*??/. Elbs SUIIos-JM k.a\.,lMT.m..?***\M. irrlre Klbs SU?i??-6.4?A.?., 10.40 A.M.,?.40?i ?Dally. fWaskdayt. (Sunday* only. All irslns to or fron Byrd SWsst Itatloa %1*m tt ttlba. Tlme of arrlvals and d?p?*MH_? Vlfc ?jiaraateed. Msad ths slgn. Chesapeake & Ohio Railway 0:00 A. / Fast dally tralns to Old Polnt. 4:00 P. \ Nawport News and Norfolk. 7:40 A.?Dally. Local to Newport Nrsm. 6:00 P.?Dally. Local to Old Polnt 2:00 P. / Dally, Loulsville, Cinclnnatl, Chl-. 11:00 P. \ cago and St. Louls Pulimans. 8:50 A.?Dally. Ch'vllle exc Sun. C. Forsja, 6:15 P.?Week Days. Local to O'-t-lll.. 10:00 A.?Dally. L*ourg, Lox., C. Forga. 6:16 P.?Week Days. To Lync.il.urg. TRAINS ARRIVE RICHMOND. Local from East?8:45 A. M., 8:16 P. __*. Through from Eaat?11:46 A. M.. 7 P. M. Local from West??8:30 A. M.. 7:46 P. M. Through?7:30 A. M. and 3:46 P. M. James Rlver Llne?*8:36 A, M.. 6:60 P. K, * Dally except Sunday. Richmond and Chesapeake Bay Ry. Electrlc tralns to and fron. Ashland. stop plng at lnterrnedlate statlons upon slgnal, DAILY. Leave Richmond (Broad and Laurel Streets)?0:06, 7:10, 8:10. 9:10, 1I*:10 A. M., 1:10, 2:10. 3:10, 4:10, 6:10, 5:10, 7:10, t:10, 9:10. 11:30 P. M. Leavo Ashland?5:56, 7, 8, 9, 10 A. M_, 1. noon. 2. 3. 4. 6. 6, 7. 8, 9, 10:30 P. M. EXTRA TRAINS ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS. Leavo Richmond?10:10 A. M. and 12:10 P. M. Lrave Ashland?11:00 A. M. and 1:09 P. M. Richmond and Petersburg Qectric Railway Cars leave Manchester, Seventh 'aud Perry Streets, for Petersburg: ?6. 7. 8, ??. 10. 11, ?12 P. M., 1, 2, ?S, 4. 6, "SMt,, 'S. 7. 8, *9. 10 P. M. 11 P. M. for Chester; 12 mtdnight for Petersburg. Cars leave Petersburg, foot Sycamore 8trcet, for Manchester. 0:35. ??7:15, ?7:36, 8:35. 9)35. 'le-.H. 11:85 A. M., 12:35, ?1:36. 2:35, 3:J5, *4:36. 6:35. 6:35. "7:35, 8:35. 0:35. *10:.0. 11:10 P. M. ? Carrles baggage and express. ?? Llmlted, except Sunday and holldays. All cars from Petersburg connect wlth cars for Richmond. Norfolk and Western Ry ONLY ALL-RAIL LINE TO NORFOLK. Schcdule in Effect June 7. 1908. Leave Byrd Street Station, Mchmond. For Norfolk: bS:10 A. M., a9:00 A. M., a3:00 P. M.. 'SiOO P. M.. b7:00 P. M. For Lynch? burg and the West: b8:10 A. M., a9:00 A. M.. ?12:10 P. M.. ?9:10 P. M. Arrlve RIchmond: From Norfolk. bll:15 A. M.. all:45 A. M.. a6:50 P. M., b9:45 P. M. From the West, ?8:05 A. M.. ?2:05 P. M.. '8:20 P. M. Pullman Parlor and SIceplns Cars. Cafa Dlnlng Cars, ? Dallv; a Dalty Ex. Sun.; b Sun. only. W: B. BEVILL. C. IL BOSLEY, Gen. Pass. Agent. Dlstrlct Pass. Agent. Seaboard Air Line Ry. SOUTHBOUND TRAINS SCHEDULED TO LEAVE RICHMOND DAILY. 9:10 A. M.?Local to Noriina. Ralelgh, Charlotte. Vilmlngton. 12:25 P. M.?Sleep ers and coaches, Atlanta, Birmlnghr.m. Mem? phls, Savannah, Jacksonville and Florlda points. 9:45 P. M.?Sleepers and coaches Savannah, Jacksonville, Atlanta, Elrming ham and Memphls. NORTHBOUND TRAINS SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE RICHMOND DAILY. 9:10 A. M., 6:05 P. M? 5:25 P. M. H. S. LEARD. D. P. A. o ?feteamuoattf. ld DoiviBSicSr STEAMSHIP CO. Night Line for Norfolk Leave RIchmond every evening (foot Ash Street) at 7 P. M., stopplng at Newport News en route. Fare. 12.00 one way; $4.00 rour.d trlp, lncludlng stateroom berth; meals, 50 cents. Htrcet cars to meamer's wharf. FOR NEW YORK Vla Night Llno steamers (except Saturday), maklng connection ln Norfolk wlth Maln Llne Ship followlng day at 7 P. M.; also Norfolk and Western Ry. at 9 A. M. and 3 P. M.; and Chesapeake and Ohlo Ty. at 9 A. M. and 4 P. M.. maklng connection dally (except Sunday) at Norfolk wlth Maln Llne Ship salling at 7 P. M. Tickets at O. D. Line Office, S0S E. Maln Street, Richmond Transfer Co., 819 E. Maln Street; Tha Jef? ferson, Murphy's Hotel. Merchants and Miners Transportatlon Co. *Nor-olk to BoKton/Mass., and Provldence, IL I. Steamers loave Norfolk for Boston Sun., Mon., Wod. and Frl.; for Provldence Sun.. Tues. and Sat. at 6 P. M. Passengers and frelght taken for nll New England polnts. Tlckets on sale at offices C. __ O. Ry., N. & W. Ry.. S. H. Bowman. 808 E. Maln, and Rlch. Trans. Co? 819 E. Maln. 5mHM?&T0URI3T A6ENT , ,- fWtALLLINSS M 806 E. MAIN ST. Phone S/S-f Richmond. Va . HUDS0N NAV. CO. PEOPLES Strs. C W. Morse or Adl - rondack leave Pler 33. N. LINE. R-. foot ot Canal st., New s~.si--.av York, at 0 P. M? and West NpwYnrk-Alhanv 139th st-- 6:3n p. m.; Yonk neWIOIK-ftlDany ers. N. Y.. 7:13 F. M. dally, Sundays lnoluded, Orches? tra, $1.50 ?..,,? or Croenport loave Pler -,? LINE N. R., foot of West 10th M V .1 T? st" N- Y- at B P- M- dall>'' NeW IOrk-lroy sundays inciudud. 5*J*ni^''1P SUNDAY STEAMER $2.50 TOUCHEd AT ALJANY Splendid accommodatlons, Club break faats. Grlll sorvlco. Summer book froo. Dlreot oonneotlon at Albany oi- Troy wlth. express tralna for polnts North, East and Wost. Tlckets secured at princlpal tlck.t offlosa nnd R. R. statlons.