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The Directors of the Wilmington Basd
Ball Association Met for Business
Last Night Manager Peschan Will
Hare a Strong Team In the Field In
The board of directors of the Wil
mington Base Ball Association, which
Is a ineember of the Virginia-North
Carolina Base Ball League, met last
night to hear the report of Mr. H. B
Peschau, manager of the team.
Manager Peschau submitted his re
port covering the arrangements which
he has set on foot for the coming sea
son, and they proved quite satisfactory
to the directors. His report showed
that he has signed for the team sever
al verv strong players of national rep
utation at reasonable salaries, and that
he was arranging satisfactory rates
with hotels In cities where the ciud
will play in the games of the league
schedule. He also reports that the
railroads will give a liberal rate for
the club's tours to the schedule points
during the season. Manager Peschau
Imports that his players will be here
on or before April 1st to report for
practice, and the directors were pleas
ed with the marked progress his ar
rangements Indicate in the short time
in which he has had to work. The as
sertion Is confidently made that he will
have a winning team.
The directors decided to call for the
subscriptions to the capital stock dur
ing the first part of the coming week,
and the management urgently requests
the stockholders to prepare to pay in
Mr. A. B. Skelding, general manager
of the Wilmington Street Railway and
one of the directors, Informed the
board that he would have the grounds
at Hilton park ready by the 1st of
The names of the players have not
been divulged as yet but Manager Pes
chau promises them for publication be
fore many days. The directors approv
ed of his course in this matter.
Tha Kind Yoa Hats Always Bougfct
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MR. JAMES WALKER PASSED AWAY YES
TERDAY AFTERNOON AT 3 O'OCLOCK.
He Was the Generous Donor of the
Fnnds to Bnlld the New City Hospi
tal at a Cost of $30,000 or More The
Funeral to Take Place this Afternoon
at 4 O'clock.'
(From Dally Messenger. March 16.)
For. four weeks Mr. James Walker has
been confined to his home, 1602 Market
street, with heart trouble, aggravated
by an attack of the grippe. The peo
ple of Wilmington earnestly hoped that
he would survive his Illness, but for
the past few days it was foreseen that
the end was approaching. Yesterday
afternoon about 3 o'clock he passed
away, and though his death was not
a surprise to those who knew of his
condition, the sad tidings caused uni
versal pain throughout the city.
Mr. Walker was about 75 years of
age and was a native of Scotland. He
came to America when he was 12 years
of age and for a while resided at the
north and engaged in business as an
architect and builder, in the fifties
his first work was on the capitol build
ing at Washington. D. C. and he also
had something to do with the con
struction of other government build
ings in that city. Being known in gov
ernment circles he was sent to Wil
mington in 1857 to erect the United
States marine hospital and he has since
made his home in this city. Up to ten
years ago he did a large business us
an architect and builder and contractor
and erected many of the most notable
buildings in our city. He was the ar
chitect and builder of the First Pres
byterian church and of the handsome
brick residence of the late Captain D.
11. Murchison, on the southeast corner
Third and Ann streets. He also super
vised the construction of the Orton and
the Y. M. C. A. building, for a part of
the time was supervising architect of
the construction of our handsome
brownstone pQstomce building, and was
the contractor and builder of the spen
did four-story building of the F.
Rheinstein Dry Goods Company on
Front street. He constructed many pri
vate residences' in the city. He aJs?
built the splendid state hospital for
the insane at Morganton, and that
structure as well as others is a monir
ment to his ability as an architect and
his skill as a builder.
The crowning work of Mr. Walker's
life .however, is the James Walker
Memorial hospital of Wilmington.
Something more than a year ago, Mr.
Wralker, who had always lived a quiet,
unostentatious Jife, surprised the peo
ple of Wilmington by notifying a num
ber of our physicians that it was his
earnest desire to donate funds for the
erection of a handsome city hospital
at a cost of 530,000 or more. Arter
conferring with the physicians and
prominent citizens and his proposition
had been accepted by the city and
county authorities he made the bequest
for the hospital, the only condition ie
asked being that the city and county
would guarantee to appropriate suffi
cient funds annually to adequately
provide for such a hospital as he pro
posed to erect. He also wished to have
the management of tne hospital so ar
ranged that it would never enter into
politics, hence the adoption of the plan
under which the members of the board
oX managers were recently appointed.
The board of aldermen and the board
of county commissioners having given
Mr! Walker ail the guarantee he re
quired, he began the erection of the
hospital early last year at his own ex
pense, for the purchase of all material
and the payment of the labor. He has
also carefullv and patiently supervised
the construction of the building, and
under his guiding hand it is now near
Ing completion. But a little whilp it
would have been ready for use, and it
is a peculiarly sad incident of his death
that he did not live long enough to see
his noble philanthropy in full operation.
It is not known exactly what the hos
pital has cost Mr. Walker, but his own
estimate was that It might cost $30,
000 or more.
The new hospital is indeed a memo
rial to this benevolent and kindly man
who now lays down his life work to en
ter into rest. His generosityNand bene
faction will cause the people of Wil
mington to cherish his memory and
future generations will be raised up to
pronounce his name blessed. In his
quiet way he has ever been liberal and
charitable and no one but himself ever
knew of the many generous deeds he
did. As an illustration of his liberali
ty, it is recalled that after he built the
First Presbyterian church he knocked
off the interest on a note for a large
amount when settlement was made.
The deceased never married and had
no relatives here. He had a brother
who resided at Washington, but we are
informed that he died a few years ago.
and left a daughter, who &p far as is
known. Ls his nearest relative in this
country. He has been a member for
many years of Cape Fear Lodge No.
2. I. O. O. F., of this city, and during
his illness members of that lodge, well
as other friends, have given him atten
tion. They also watched over the re
mains last night, and the lodge will at
tend the funeral this afternoon.
(From Daily Messenger, March 17.)
The obsequies of the lamented Mr.
James Walker, founder of the Walker
Memorial Hospital, who passed away
at 3 o'clock on Friday afternoon, -took
place yesterday afternoon at the late
home of the deceased. 1602 Market
street; The Rev. Dr. J. M. Wells, pas
tor of the First Presbyterian church,
conducted the services, and there was
in attendance a large number of prom
inent citizens, including the members
of the board of managers of the hos
pital in a body. The board of county
commissioners was also represented.
During the services the casket rested
in the hall and upon it laid a very
handsome floral design, sent by the
Wilmington Iron Works. Many pass
ed by the casket and took a farewell
look at the face of the generous donor
of our handsome new hospital, and af
ter Scriptural readings the remains
were borne away to Oakdale cemetery,
followed by a long cortege of carriages.
The services were concluded at the
grave, and as a mark nf respect to the
man whose charity our veople deeply
appreciate, the mound wa3 covered
with beautiful floral tributes sent by
The pallbeareTS were as follows:
Honorary, Messrs. James Sprunt and
William Gilchrist: active. Dr. W. J. H.
Bellamy. Mr. A. D. Brown. Captain
Walter G. MacRae. Mr. H. G. Small
bones. Dr. C. P. Bolles and Mr. Wil
liam H. Sprunt.
MR. WALKER'S WILL.
Mr. Walker left a will and it will
be probated in a few days. -Besides
his donation of more than $50,000 for
the construction of the hospital, he
bequeaths $5,000 to the Ladies' Benevo
lent Society for the Catherine Kennedy
home, a worthy institution which the
society conducts in this city for the
care of aged and Infirm ed ladies. There
are other bequests, but the contents of
the codicil will not be disclosed until
it fs probated.
tf Mr. William Gilchrist, who was a
close friend of Mr. Walker, has re
ceived a letter and telegrams from the
only relative of the deceased in Amer
ica. She is Miss Annie F. Walker, of
Washington, D. C, caughter of a
brother who died In this country. She
Informs him that the only living broth
er of Mr. Walker resides in Scotland,
where the philanthropist was born.
The new city hospital, which has
been completed and will soon be occu
pied, can be plainly seen in the dis
tance from the late home of Mr.
Walker. He was so deeply interested
in it that he not oniy superintended
the work of its construction, but often
stood on his piazza and looked fondly
at the handsome structure which was
reared through his benevolence. The
hospital was so near his heart that a
short while before he died, he asked
some one to look and ascertain If
smoke was issuing from the furnace.
The hospital was his idol. How sad
it was that he could not live to 6ee
It opened for its groat work in the
cause of afflicted and unfortunate hu
manity! Mr. Walker had a heart full of be
nevolence and philanthropy. Some
thing more than a year ago when a
meeting of physicians and citizens was
to be held at his office to hear his prop
osition to build the hospital, a Messen
ger representative was the first to get
there. He had seats arranged around
the room, and spreading out his hands
towards the seats in a glow of gratifi
cation, he said: "You see. I have ar
ranged seats and wiii soon have my
children around me."
THE HOSPITAL MANAGERS ACT.
The board of managers of the Walker
Memorial Hospital held a special meet
ing yesterday afternoon in accordance
with the call of Colonel Warren G. El
liott, the president, to take action with
reference to the death of Mr. James
Walker, the philanthropic founder of
the handsome new hospital which bears
his name and which will be a lasting
monument to the memory of that gen
erous man for the charity and benefac
tion which he has bestowed upon the
present and future generations.
All the members of the board were in
Mr. Walker's appointees Dr. W. J.
H. Bellamy, Captain Walter G. Mac
Rae, and Messrs. W. H. Sprunt and M.
The county's appointees Colonel
Warren G. Elliott and Messrs. Sam
Bear, Jr., and M. J. Corbett.
The city's appointees Dr. C. P. Bolles
and Mr. DeWitt C. Love.
Colonel Elliott, president of the board,
presided, and Dr. Bolles acted is his
capacity as secretary.
President Elliott announced in words
of regret the death of Mr. Walker, and
stated that the meeting had been call
ed to hear the report of a committee
which had been appointed to draft suit
able resolutions touching his death."
The committee, consisting of Colonel
Elliott, Dr. Bellamy and Captain Mac
Rae, submitted the following resolu
tions, and after feeling and glowing
tributes were paid by various mem
bers if the board to Mr. Walker, the
same were unanimously adopted, to
"This board has heard with profound
sorrow of the death of Mr. James
Walker, who departed this life at five
minutes before three o'clock in the af
ternoon of Friday, the loth day of
March, A. D., 1901, at his residence No.
1602 Market street in the City of Wil
mington, North Carolina, in the seventy-third
year of his age.
"Since the year 1857 he has been a
resident of the City of Wilmington, de
voting his useful life to a faithful fol
lowing of the business of a contractor
and builder. Many of the most impor
tant structures In this city will, for
years to come, stand as reminders of
his successful career. His efforts were
crowned with success generally, and
he lived to enjoy the fruits of his labor,
and was able finally to set on foot one
of the noblest charities every started
in this community, to stand forever as
a monument to his generous character.
It is now known to all of us that dur
ing Mr. Walker's life he quietly and
modestly, but liberally, devoted much
of his income to deeds of kindness and
acts of charity towards those who were
less fortunate in life, but it remained
for the closing days of, his long and
continuous residence in this city for
him to perform the tenderest and most
generous act that will always be borne
in affectionate remembrance by the
people of this community, and that will
stand as a monument to his memory to
remind those who come after us that
James Walker was a philanthropist
and a genuine benefactor. Within the
past few months Mr. Walker offered
to erect at his own cost a hospital of
modern style and liberal proportions
and to present the same to the county
of New Hanover and the City of Wil
mington, requiring . the simple and
most reasonable condition only, that
the city and county should annually
provide for the maintenance of the
same, and the gift having been accept
ed, the construction of the hospital was
promptly commenced and was nearing
completion at the time of his death.
"As a result of this generous action
on Mr. Walker's part, this board has
been created and organized under the
authority of an act of the general as
sembly of North Carolina to assume,
upon its completion, the management
of the affairs of this noble charity
thus founded and firmly established
by him: and it is a matter of real sor
row to the several members of this
board that the first official act on the
part of the board of manages: of the
James Walker Memorial Hospital is to
inscribe upon the initial page of its
record this announcement of his death.
It is, therefore.
" Resolved. That In common with all
the citizens of the county of New Han
over and the City of Wilmington, the
board of managers of the James
Walker Memorial Hospital mourn the
loss of James Walker, the philanthro
pist and the friend of the sick, .the
poor and the needy.
" 'Resolved further. That it shall be
our aim and purpose in the discharge
of the duties which have devolved
upon us as a result of his noble charity,
to so manage the affairs of the hos
pital founded by him so as to make it
a comfort and a blessing to those for
whose relief it was designed and in
tended; and so as to ever keep fresh
in the minds of the peqpie the memory
of the good man that was the author
of this noble gift to his fellow men.
" 'Resolved, further. That we ex
tend to the -relatives of the deceased
our sympathy in their great loss. .
" 'Resolved, further. That as a mark
of respect to his memory, this board
will attend the funeral of the deceased
in a body.
'"Resolved, further. That a copy of
these proceedings shall be forwarded
by the secretary to the family of the
deceased, and that the same shall be
published in the Wilmington papers."
THE CRIMINAL COUIIT
George Nash Convicted ofRobbing Mr
Ilonnet's Store and sentenced to
Eight Tears In the Penitentiary -Two
Convicts Sent to the Public Roads.
Pursuant to adjournment for recess
on Thursday evening, the circuit crim
inal court of New Hanover county met
yesterday at 9:45 a. m.. Judge E. K.
The court took up the second case
against George Nash, colored, charged
with housebreaking and larceny, for'
entering and robbing the jewelry store
of Mr. George Honnet on the night of
the 13th of February. Solicitor Duffy
prosecute4 and the accused was de
fended by Wuiiam J. Bellamy, Esq.
The testimony showed that Nash was
here at the time the robbery was com
mitted, he having escaped from the
workhouse a week or so previously;
that he ran off and went to Norfolk,
where he was captured with Mr. Ilon
net's goods in his possession and the
particulars as heretofore published
were brought out fully, making a very
strong case. The case was given to
the Jury at 1:43 p. m. and at 3:30 p. m.
a verdict of guilty was rendered. At
the afternoon session Judge Bryan
sentenced Nash to a term of eight
years at hard labor in the penitentiary.
A verdict of guilty .vas rendered as
to Charles Moseley. colored, charged
with assault with a deadly weapon,
and judgment was suspended upon
payment of the costs. A verdict of
not guilty was rendered as to Moseley
on the charge of carrying a concealed
Robert Hall and John Scarboro. col
ored, were tried for assault with a
deadly weapon on Policemen G. H.
Ward and J. M. King on Christmas
day at Seventh and Red Cross streets.
The testimony showed conclusively
that Hall was the man who cut Po
liceman Ward, and a strong circum
stantial case was made out against
Scarboro for cutting Policeman King,
but Mr. King could not positively
identify him. The jury found a ver
dict of guilty as to Hall and not guilty
as to Scarboro. Hail was sentenced
to labor on the public roads for a term
of five months.
William Simon, the voung Syrian,
was tried for cruelty to animals, and
& verdict of guilty, with recommenda
tion to mercy, was rendered. Judge
Bryan reserved judgment.
Mingo Mclntyre. colored, convicted
of stealing a hog, was sentenced to
four months labor on the public roads,
with the understanding that if he pays
the costs of the trial and the jail costs,
and pays for the hog stolen, he will be
The court at 6 p. m. took a receita
till :30 o'clock this morning.
Dead Body of au Unknown Negro
Found in Masonboro Sound The
Matter will be Investigated Today.
Dr. W F. Stokes, coroner of New
Hanover county, was called by 'phone
last night about 8 o'clock to Capps'
store, twelve miles from the city on the
Federal Point road.
The message was to the effect that
the dead body of a negro had been
found in Masonboro sound, five miles
below the store. No one could identify
the body and no one has been missed
from the community. The deceased ev
idently came to his death several days
ago, so the coroner's informant reports.
The coroner will go odwn today to in
vestigate the case.
Beari tie 4 1 8 ina 1 00 navB wwa 7s
ThB Kind Yon Have Always Bought
Obsequies of Mnjor Cameron.
The remains of the late Major John
W. Camoron arrived here iyesterday
morning at 9:20 o'clock by the Atlantic
Coast Line and were met at the sta
tion by relatives and friends. The de
ceased's daughter, Mrs. H. L. Price, of
Baltimore, came on to attend the obse
quies. The servies for the burial of the dead
were said at 10 a. m. at St. James
church, the Rev. Mr. Horsfield offioat
ing, assisted by Bishop Watson. The
interment was made at Oakdale ceme
tery and handsome floral tributes were
tenderly laid upon the grave. The pall
bearers were Captain A. L. DeRosset
and Messrs. W. A. Wright, Joseph H.
McRee, R. C. Cantwell. R. A. Parsley
and J. C. Munds.
Mr. J. T. Vick, of Rocky Point, was
Mr. E. B. Wright, of Boardman. spent
yesterday in the city.
Mr. F. P. Sldbury, of Sloop Point, was
on our streets yesterday.
Mr. H. H. Jones, of Pollocksville,
made business calls here yesterday.
Mr. R. T. Faucett. of Durham, was
among yesterday's arrivals in the city.
Mr. J. N. Stedman, of Elizabeth town.,
was in the city on business yesterday.
Mr. C. P. Sellers, of Clinton, came
down to the city on business last even
ing. Mr. H. T. Greenleaf, of Elizabeth
City, was a guest of the Orton yester
day. Mr. A. W. Chandler, of Henderson,
was among the visitors In the city yes
terday Dr. J. A. Cole, and Messrs. H. A. Gra
ham and John McSween, of Farmville,
were in the city on business yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. McNeill, of Bur
gaw, who have been on a visit to Mar
low and Savannah. Ga., passed through
the city yesterday on their way home.
While in Georgia they attended a fam
Brunswick Superior Court!
Judge Fred Moore, of Asheville, ar
rived here yesterday and is a guest of
The Orton. He came up from Whlte
ville, where he has been holding the
spring term of the superior court of
Columbus county. Tomorrow morning
he will go to South port to preside at
the Brunswick county superior court.
Like Oliver Twist, children ask for
more when given One Minute Cough
Cure. Mothers endorse it highly for
croup. It quickly cures all coughs and
colds and every threat and lung trou
ble. It is a epeclflc for grippe and
asthma and has long been a well known
remedy for whooping cough. R. R.
Wilmington. March 16.
Receipts of cotton today 342 bales.
Receipts same day last year 100 bales.
This season's receipts to date 24454
Receipts to same date last yar
Th quotations quoted at 4 o'clock
oiiiv tne xcaanx:
Ordinary .5 13-16
Good Ordinary 7 3-lf
Low Middling .. 7 13-16
Good Middling 8 9-16
Same day last year 3 Vic.
SPIRITS TURPENTINE Nothing
ROSIN Nothing doing.
TAR Firm at $1.15.
CRUDE TURPENTINE Steady at
$1.30 and $2.30.
Prices sam day last year Spirits
tureprrtine 54Vio and 5c: rosin $1.40
and $1.45; tar $1.20; crude turpentine
hard $2.00; soft $3.25.
Receipts today 0 casks of spirits
turpentine. 320 barrels of rosin. 221 bar
rels of tar, 16 barrels of crude turpen
Receipts same day last year 15 casks
of spirits turpentine. 154 barrels of
rosin, 217 barrels of tar. barrels of
SALT 100's 51c; 125's. 52c; ISO's.
91c; 2008, 99c; 200's F. F.. $1.35; in less
than car load lots.
DRY SALTED SIDES Sc.
BUTTER 24 to 26c
COFFEE 9 to lltf C
FLQUR Straights $4.00; 2nd patents
$4 25; full $4.75.
MOLASSES S. House. i5c; New Or
leans Brights 23 to ZSc; Porto Rico
30 to 35c; Cuba. 28 to 31c
SUGAR (New York prices, freight
to be added) granulated $5.40; W.X.C.,
No. 5 4.90; No. 9 $4.C0: No. 11 $4.50.
PEANUTS North Carolina, fancy,
75 to 80c; prime 65 to 70c: Virginia 40 to
60c; Spanish 70 to 75c.
CORN 56 to 5Sc.
CORN MEAL 53c.
N. C. BACON Hams. 11c; shoul
ders 8c; sides 9 to 10c.
CHICKENS Dull; spring 8 to ISc;
tiens 20 to 25c; roosters 18c
EGGS Dull at 11c.
SHINGLES Per 1.000. 5 Inch saps.
$1.60; 5 Inch hearts. $2.25; 6 Inch saps
12.50; 6 Inch hearts $3.50.
Per M feet Shipping $8.00 9.00
Mill, prime 6.500 7.50
Mill, fair 5.000 6.00
Common mill 4.000 5.00
Inferior to ordinary 3.500 4.50
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH.
New York. March 16. Money on call
nominal. Prime mercantile paper
34V per cer.t. Sterling exchange
nominal, with actual business tn bank
ers bills at 4.87V2 for demand and at
4.844.84 for sixty days; posted
rates 4.S54.85 and 4.SSV4: commercial
bills 4.83V4.84; silver certificates
61V263; bar silver 60: Mexican dol
lars 49; state bonds inactive; railroad
bonds firm; government bonds firm.
Liverpool, March 16. Cotton Spot
moderate business, prices l-16d lower.
American middling fair 5 13-32d; good
middling 5 4d; mddling 4 15-16d; low
middling 4d; good ordinary 4d; or
The sales of the day were 8,000 bales
of which 500 were for speculation and
export and Included 7.400 American.
Receipts 11,000 bales, all American.
Futures opened quiet and closed
easy, American middling L. M. C:
March 4.50-64d sellers: March and
April 4 49-64(4 50-64 buyers; April and
May 4 49-6J04 50-64d sellers; May and
June 4 49-6404 50-64d sellers: June and
July 4 49-64 4 50-64d sellers; July and
August 4 48-644 49-64d buyers; Au
gust and September 4 41-64d sellers:
October G. O. C. 4 18-5404 19-64d
value; October and November 4 14-640
4 15-64d value; November and Decem
ber. G. O. C, 4 12-6404 13-64d value.
Galveston quiet at 8 ll-16c; net re
ceipts 5.216 bales.
Norfolk quiet at 8 ll-16c: net receipts
Baltimore nominal at 8ic.
Boston steady at 8c; net receipts
Wilmington firm at 8xic; net re
ceipts 342 bales.
Philadelphia dull at 9c: net receipts
Savannah easier at 8c; net re
ceipts 2.347 bales.
New Orleans quiet at 8c; net re
ceipts 5.743 bales.
Mobile easy at 8&c: net receipts 10
Memphis steady at ic: net receipts
Augusta quiet at 8 U-lCc; net re
ceipts 354 bales.
Charleston steady at 84c; net re
ceipts 398 bales.
Cincinnati nominal ax 8c; net re
ceipts 379 bales.
Louisville firm at 8c.
St. Louis quiet at 8 ll-16c; net re
ceipts 229 bales.
Houston quiet at 8c; net receipts
THE NEW YORK MARKET.
New York, March 16. Cotton quiet
at 8c; net receipts 150 bales; gross
receipts 3,034 bales: sales 100 bales;
stock 147,642 bales.
Total today and consolidated Net
receipts 20,394 bales; exports to Great
Britain 7,201 bales; to France 6.241
continent 17,907 bales: stock 796,832
Total since September 1st Net re
ceipts 6,133,576 bales; exports to Great
Britain 2,332,138 bales; France (8,789
bales; continent 1,801.111 bales.
GRAIN AND PROVISIONS MARKET
Chicago. March 16. The leading fu
tures ranged as follows:
Open. High. Low. Clos.
..75U 764 7Stf 764.
..75 76 75 76
..7 76 77
..41 41 41 41
..41 41 41 41
..24 24 24 24
..25 25 25
March .. .
April .. .
March .. .
July .. .
May.. .. .
Mess pork, per 100 pounds
May 15.70 15.90 15.70 15.70
July 15.00 15.15 14.97 H 14.97
Lard, per 100 pounds-
May 7.75 7.80 7.70
July 7.80 7.82 7.72
Sept. 7.85 7.87 7.77
Short ribs, per 100 pounds
May 7.47 7.67 7.47
Sept 7.47 7.55 7.45
Cash quotations were as follows:
Flour quiet; winter patents $3,600
3.80; straights $3.2003.60: clears 32.90&
3.20; spring specials $4.20; patents
$3.5003.75: straights $3.003.3Q; bakers
$2002.50. No. spring wheat 6974c;
No. 2 red 77c: No. 2 corn 40c; ro.
2 yellow 40; No. 2 oat 2526c; No.
2 white 2S: No. 3 whUfe 27MQt3M: N.
2 rye 54c Mess pork' per barrel $15,559
15.60; Lord per 100 pounds $7.72 O
7.77; short ribs sides (loose) $7.45 1
7.60; dry salted shoulders (boxed) C
6ic; short clear sides (boxed) .$7.fK?
8.00. Whiskey $1.27.
New .York. March 14. FLOUR
Firmer and moderately active. Winter
patents J3.6C04.OO; Minnesota patents
WHEAT Spot, stronger; No. 2 red
Slc Options opened easier from the
effects of disappointing English ca
bles. but quickly recovered on a fur
ther scarce of local short interest. Ckw
ei very firm at c net advance. March
closed SOlic; May closed at 81c; July
closed at SOTic.
CORN Spot market firmer: No. 2
49c. Options were steady, bul quieten
cables, the rise In wheat and local cov
ering. Closed very firm at c net ad
vance. March closed at 49c: May clos
ed at 47c: July closed at 46c; Sept em--twr
closes 1 at 47c
lions ruled dull, but flrmlr held i
sympathy with other markets.
LARD Firmer; western steamed
$8.10; refined firm: continent $&J0:
South American $S.$5: compound 5HO
PORK Strong: family $15.7&0lt2$:
short clear $14.75016.75: m Slt-900
EGGS Steady: state and Pemvyl
vania at mark 130I5c; iouthem at
RICE Steady: domestic fair to extra.
3T0Uc: Japan 404Tc
COTTON SEED OIL Quiet, but still
firmly held at yesterday's prices.
Prime crude barrels 2Sc: prime
summer yellow 31 c: off summer yel
low 30 Vic; prime white 35036c: prtmo
winter yellow 36c; prime meal $25.00.
SUGAR Raw steady; fair refining
2c; Centrifugal, 96 test. 4c; mola.s-s
sugar Zic; refined steady. Standard
Jo. 03, confectioners' A $5.05. mould A
$5.60. cut loaf $5.75. erased $5.75. pow
dered $5.35. granulated $3.2i: cubes
New York. March 16. Itotn iut;
strained common to trood J 1. 64 Tur
pentine? quiet at 3S03SVc.
Charleston Spirits iurpentlne noth
ing doing. Rosin firm, unchanged.
Savannah Spirits turpentine firm at
34c Receipts 119 casks: saios 52$
casks; exports 567 casks. Rosin firm
and unchanged. Receipts S0" barrels;
sales 601 barrels; exports 6.9S0 barrel.
Dun fc Cos. Market Itovlcw.
New York. March 15. R. G. Dun Jfc
Co's. weekly Review of Trade tomor
row will say:
Improving wheat crop reHrLs, a pig
iron production sTlom exceeded,
strong cash prices for all iron and steel
products that can be delivered, a heavy
grain export at good prices, activity
in minor industries and a money mar
ket that imposes no hardship upon bus
iness comprise the bright side of th
bor troubles seem more remote. The
textile markets, long backward, have
again failed to respond to the general
confidence in commercial circles. A
slight recovery in cotton was not hell
and the goods market hows a decllno
in a month from 5 to 5 cents in
standard brown sheetings, 22 to 21 cents
in wide sheetings. 5 to 5 cents fn
brown drills and 5?4 to 5 cents In sta
Steel mills are still behind their or
ders, and contracts for Bessemer pig
for JuJy delivery Indicate that the activ
ity is not considered temporary. Yet
the wide difference in quotations be
tween immediate and distant dates sug
gests some fear that present high prices
cannot be maintained. While the vari
ous pools and associations are extreme
ly conservative about advancing noml-
nil list prices, actual business continues
to be transacted at premiums which
vary according to the urgency f pur
chasers. Structural materia.! is still a
feature, and th raoid development of
newly discovered oil fields is creating
an unusual demand for plates, pijes and
drilling machinery. Steel rail contracts
have been increased, and railways nee!
Slight improvements in special lines
of textiles are occasionally noticed,
but prices are maintained with diffi
culty. Printcloths were reduced anoth
ed eighth without accelerating opera
tions, and Fall River mills are prepar
ing to curtail nroduction. Heavy brown
cottons have been depressed, and re
duced output is probable in this divia
Ion. After the long continued season sagg
ing prices for cotton the market seem
ed ready for a reaction and Mr. Ne Ill's
circular was Issued at what seemed to
be a propitious moment; but It fell
flat In this country and the trifling re
sponse at Liverpool was brief. Pre
dictions of a visible supply of only 250,
000 bales at the end of the crop year,
and requirements exceeding 10.000.000
bales are not endorsed by the course
of domestic spinners, who have ma
terially reduced their takings, or by the
heavily decreased foreign demand.
Moreover, the estimate that the car
rent yield would not exceed 9.750.000
bales is open to question in view of the
amount already In sight and the free
movement at southern ports. The de
cline from the top price of the season
now amounts to $1125 per bale, taking
the quotation $5.62 below the lavel a
Hester Cotton Report.
New Orleans. March 15. Secretary
Hester's weekly statement issued to
day shows the amount of cotton
brought Into sight during the past week
to be 155.698 bales, against 122.167 for
the seven days ending this date last
year and 143.983 year before last. Fbr
the fifteen days of March it has been
335,557, against 3152,732 last year, and
296,169 year before iast. The total
movement for the 196 days of the sea
son is 8.585.479. against 8.032.029 last
year and 9,743,711 year before last.
The movement since September 1st
shows receipts at all United States
ports 6.152.024 bales, against 5.848.169 last
year and 7,422,195 year before last; over
land across the Mississippi. Ohio and
Potomac rivers to northern mills and
Canada 923.205, against 1.080.561 and
1.126.765; interior stocks in excess of
September st 559.277. against 141.192
Foreign exports for thw week hav-
been 155,948 bales, against 107,724 fast
year, making the total thus far for
the season 4.780.976. against 4,337.743 last
The total takings of American mills,
north and south and Canada thus far
for the season have been 2.561.343 ba!es,
against 3,003.243 last year.
Stocks at the seaboard and the twenty-nine
leading southern Interior cen
ters have decreased during the week
61,208 bales, against a decrease during
lac corTepoujng uevu
of 50.614. Including stocks left over at
ports and interior towns from the last
crop and the number of bales brougat
into sight thus for for the new crop,
the supply to date is 8.708.013. agaitut
8.650.927 last year.