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THE PHILADELPHIA TIMES. 10 SUNDAY MORNTN'G, JULY 26, 1896. HONORS EASY . AT IRON AM THREE FAVORITES WON AND THE TAL ENT ABOUT BROKE EVEN. THE OWNERS ARE MUCH TROUBLED Closing of the Foreign Books, Reduction of the Purses and Not Knowing Where They Will Go When This Meeting Closes Keens Those Who Buy the Oats Busy Thinking It Is Rumored That St. Asaph May Reopen A Small Crowd at Brighton Beach-How They Ran at Latonia and St. Louis. Iron Hill. Md., July 25. Horsemen here were much discouraged at the loss of the foreign bonk, because it upset the plans of the lion Hill management to build another new track in tms vicinity. However, the outlook Is brighter since the announcement that a traek will be built at Havre le Grace and racing begin at the con elusion of the present meeting. In the event of any failure to carry out this scheme there is every probability of racing uein resumed at St. Asaph track just as soon as the came winds un in this part of the coun trv. The racing to-day was interesting, the lietrinir croud and the crowd fair. Eleven books were in the line and they quit loser, four favorites winning. In the opening race at four and a half furlongs Rov was a warm favorite, going to the post at 2 to 5. He opened at 1 to 2, went to evens and was plunged on. Of the balance Belief and Imported Plunderer were best fancied, closing at. sevens and eights, with jiny odds the remainder. Outside of Dillon J., who was left at the post, the start was fair, with Somage and Relief in front. The first-named was the pace-maker to the turn for home, where she was passed by Roy, the latter winning easily at the end by two lengths. In a drive Relief finished second n half length before Lottie A., who beat the tired Homage a length and a half for third. Imported Plunderer dropped out of it early in tiie game and wound up a bad last. Then; was good speculation on the second race at six furlongs. Oak, Sebastian. Pickaway and Reform all having strong following. Oak was the choice, backed from twos to 13 to 10, while Sebastian's odds tumbled from fours to 13 to 5. Pickaway and Reform were at fives and sixes. It was a good start, Pickaway shooting out into the lead and showing the way to the baekstreteh, where Sebastian took up the running, and, gradually Increasing his lead, won in a gallop by live lengths from Dr. Jones, a 15 to 1 chance. Reform was third a head before Roebuck and two lengths behind Dr. Jones. Oak was oil' In front, but was badly interfered with at the first turn, and never afterwards was prominent. The third race, at six and a half furlongs, looked to have but three in it from the betting. Mattie Chun opened at 8 to 5 and was backed to evens, while Frank R. Hart went from 6 to 5 to twos and closed at 8 to 5. Jersey came In for some support, being played from sixes to fives. It was any odds the rest. After a short delay a fair start was effected with La Trentis and Mattie Chun the leaders. The latter at once took command and led the entire trip, winning easily at the end by a length and a half. La Prentis ran in second place throughout, aud finished In that position the same distance before Frank R. Harf. The latter was in a pocket at the lower turn, while Foxglove was badly off. A poor bunch of dogs came together In the fourth race, at six furlongs, and for a time the pencillers were bothered as to what prices to offer. Grange Camp and Hazel opened at 8 to 5, but at post time It was evens Grange Camp and 8 to 5 Hazel. Gray Forest was third choice at fives. Gray Forest was in front at flagfall, and with Lady Danby were the leaders to the back-stretch, when Grange Camp moved np and taking command remained there to the end, winning handily by a length from Gray Forest, who was five lengths before Hazel. Houlahan put up a poor ride on Lady Danby. The best field of the day met in the fifth race, at six furlongs. Whippany and hlJk opened at practically even up, but the first named was backed from 6 to 5 to 15 to 20, while Silk's price soared upwards from 7 to 5 to fives. Barytone II. and Little Dorritt were both played to some extent. The start was good for all but Barytone II., who had the worst of it. Austin broke first, but was outrun by Whippany and Little Dorritt. The latter two were the leaders into the stretch with Whippany going on while Little Dorritt fell back. At the finish Whippany was two lengths to the good, with vent second a length before Barytone II. Silk's race was a poor one. The closing race of the day was at four and a half furlongs, and Herndon was selected to do the trick, going to the post at twos, while Gold Dollar was second in favor at threes, with Little Jim third choice at fours. Pie and Jewel were held at sixes, with any price the rest. Jewel broke second to a good start, and going at once to the front stayed there to the end, winning in a drive by a neck from Little Jim, who was a length and a half before Susie R. SUMMARIES. First race, purse $175, four and a half furlongsRoy. 110, Heinrichs, 4 to 5, won; Relief, 110, W. Morris, 6 to 1, second; Lottie A., 107, Narvaez, 8 to 1, third. Time, 1 minute. Rufus, Travesty, Dillon J., John Mc-Garrigle, Imp. Plunderer, Belvena and Somage also ran. Second race, purse $175, three-quarters of a mile Sebastian, 105, Neel, 5 to 2, won Dr. Jones, li5, Carson, 15 to 1, second; Reform, 105. G. Taylor, 5 to 1, third. Time, 1.20. Pickaway. Oak, Sir Clifden. Cutalong. Roebuck, Miuuetonka and Cloverdale also ran. Third race, purse 175, six and a half furlongs Mattie Chun, MO, Manlove, 4 to 5, won; La Prentis. 103, G. Taylor. 10 to 1, second: Frank R. Harf, 10(1, W. Morris, 2 to 1, third. Time, 1.27. Jersey, Llllipute. Foxglove. Poor Jonathan, Tiny Tim, Mischief and K. Flat also ran. Fourth race, purse $175, three-quarters of a mile Grange Camp. 105, Neel, 4 to 5, won; Gray Forest. 105, v. Morris, 3 to 1, second; Hazel. 102, Ellis, 2 to 1. third. Time, 1.22. John Croker, Aftermath and Lady Danby also ran. . Fifth race, purse $175. three-quarters of a mile Whippany, 105, Neel, 3 to 5, won; Vent, 105, Horsey, 8 to 1. -Rewind; Barytone II., 105, Ellis. 3 to 1, third. Time. 1.20. Brooklyn. Boisterous, Austin, Silk and Little Dorritt also ran. Sixth race, purse $175. four and a hqlf furlongsJewel, 107. Burkholder, 5 to 1, won; Little Jim, 110, Haves, 4 to 1, second; Susie It., 107, Andrews. 4 lo 1, third. Time, .591,4. Gold Dollar. I'ie. Tammany Hall. Markstoue, Herndon, Masher and Graceful also ran. HORNPIPE'S SUDDEN REVERSAL , llo AVon Handily, While the Last Time Out He Was Beaten by Mirage. Special Telegram to THE TIMES. New York, July 25. The bicycle races detracted a little attention from the Brighton course to-day. There was a crowd in attendance, but did not come up to the usual Saturday aggregation. The day wa perfect overhead and there were no complaints about the going. Hornpipe turned a Hip-flap In the lirst race, winning after a drive from the good thing. The Dragon. The Inst time Hornpipe was out lie was beaten by Mirage handily. To-day he would have left Mirage around the eighth pole had he been a contestant. How Mr. l akeland will explain this sudden reversal of form to the stewards will prohably never be published, but It is even betting that he explains it all right. The favorite and second choice players were knocked into a heap in the second race. Flying Squadron was the tip, Casaeopia not bi'ing played nnti! the last few minutes. Casseupia looked all over a winner in the early slages of the race, but he was chased by Flying Squadron and Set Fast at the close. Flying Squadron was first to retire. Set Fast nailed Cnsseopia a furlong from home and won cleverly. Flying Squadron was beaten for third place by Sunny Slope. Zanone carried tne faithful wifely over in the third. He was exceedingly well played. Treniargo also had a good following, especially for the place. It looked at one time as though Treniargo would nip the favorite, but as soon as Gardiner called upon his mount it was a case of "Kitty bur the door.'' Treniargo "was a good sevond, well in front of Juno, the remainder badly beaten. The Text handicap furnished a good race. Eubicou and Sir Francis were the best play- THE TIMES RACING GUIDE i New Yokk, July 25. Brighton Beach Weather clear. Track fast Starter Flynm. 412 FIRST RACK One mile and a sixteenth. starters. WL t YA X H 106 2 5 5 1" 1 1" 9S 1 1 1" 2 S" V 109 J 2 2' 4 4 3 HO 5 3 3 3' 3 4 107 7 8 6 5 5 5 104 4 4 6 102 8 7 8 8"7.7 115 6 6 7 7 8 8 31 12 Sir Dixon, Jr 314 Brisk 401-Pearl Song Start good machine). Won driving. Hornpipe ran a surprisingly good race. The Dragon was beaten on bis merits. Septour was a bit short Tinge had no speed. A 1 o sffCOND RACE Five furlongs, l ime, 1.0J. iiartera wt Sl h H H 405 Set Fast 100 7 3' 2" 21 4orCassioplia 110 1 1 J 1 (:i77)Suniiy Slope 94 4 4 4 4 (327)Flying Squadron-107 2 2 & 3 393 Simouian 90 6 7 7 7 402 Quaver 105 5 6 6 6 385 Sedgwich 95 3 5 5 5 Start fair. Won handilv. Flying Squadron a ting speedy. Cassioplia stopped as usual in stretch. 414 1HIHD KACkr--L starters. Five furlongs. Time. 1.01 ti. ft. X X X X 1 1 1 1" 1" l1 3 3 2 2" 2 V 6 4 3 3 31 3 9 6 6 6 6 4 8 9 9 9 7 5 7 7 5 4 4 6 2 a 4 5 5 7 4 8 7 7 8 8 5 5 8 8 9 9 (38ti)Zanone 104 332-Treniargo 105 325 Juno 11)2 Dame Quickly 97 325 Patrol 102 2U3 Forum. - 107 219 Koyal Rover 99 (173) Abuse 115 392 Rock Ledge 101 Start fair. Won handily. True run race. 415 K FOUKTH RACE One mile. larters. Wt. Mt. (392)Rubioon 106 3 2 2 2" 3112 Gotham 110 2 1 1 h (3S0)Sir Francis 10 5 5 4 8 (101 (Lehman -.113 4 4 5 4 2S Terrier -. 11 1 5 31 i 25tJAurelian - 9S 6 6 6 6 Start good. Won driving. Rubicon tired won had McCaffcrty ridden harder in stretch. up lame. 41 e FIFTH RACK. Starters. -Half mile. Wt. Ht. lime, .49. 39G-' Rodermond 113 3 Tnkauassea - 108 1 393s Voter 108 7 (393Lady Louise 110 6 2 lb 7 4 8 ' 6 5 3" P V 8 4 7 5 6 3" (321)Thomas Cat 113 8 6'M nraw Laa lus o 396 Dumbarten 105 4 3'J9 Valorous 105 2 Start good. Won easily. Rodermond bad nothing to do. 417 SIXTH RACE-Starters. -Mile and a half over six hurdles. WL Su H 11 (322)Flushlng 142 334'Jlakcus 145 207 Uncle Luke 145 391 Buckeve J 40 159 Midglev 134 334 Golden Gate 135 347 Annie Bishop 143 Refused. Good start. ed horses the former being a decided choice. Lehman made many friends afler he warmea un and a hundle of money was played in that direction. It was a good slnrt. with Gotham out in front, followed by Rubicon, both under whip. At the far turn Sloane took Rubicon up to Gotham and went by him easily.Sir Francis and Lciiman also niaue mas at iuis point, but could never approach the two leaders. Rubicon began to tire on the way home, and Gotham was sent after him. He closed fast, but the stretch was too short and Rubicon won by a good head. Gotham was well in front of the third horse. Rubi con pulled np lame after his race. Rodermond was a good thing for the Undergraduate stakes, and the layers suffered again, every piker getting aboard at all sorts of prices from 6 to 5 to 4 to 5. It was the race for him. Takanassee hung to him for a quarter of a mile, but after that Rodermond only had to gallop to get the money. The jumping race was a humbug affair and Flushing won as he pleased. SOUTH END IS CHAMPION That Club Won the Second and Final Shoot in an Inter-Club Series. Special Telegram te The Times. Reading, July 25. The second of a series of club shoots for the championship of Reading took place this afternoon on the grounds of the Independent Gnn Club, at the Three-Mile House Driving Park. It was won by the South End Club, which won the first match. Some good marksmanship was displayed by members of all the teams, but the only one who had a clean summary was Shaalier, of the South End Club, who broke 25 targets straight. The matches are at 25 targets each man, $1.50 en trance each, the winning team to take t!0 per cent, and the second 40 per cent, of all moneys, targets deducted. The summaries to-day were: South End Club. W. Essig-1 101111110110111 11111111 0-21, 4. John Shaaber-1 111111111111 11111111111 1-25. B. Harrison-0 1101111110111 111111111 121, 4. Griff Joues-1 11110011111001 111110 111 120. 5. M. Eshelman-1 11111110110111 111111111 123, 2. F. Yost 1 1001110101111 01 1 11110 11 1-19, 6. Total 129, 21. East End Cluh: R. Lawrence-1 01011001 001110 0 11110 0 1 115. 10. John Esterly-1 11 1 01 101 1000111 111011111 1-19, 6. H. Epplnger-1 10111110111101 111110111 1-21, 4. H. Coldren-O 011101101111111 11111111 1-21, 4. John Stump-1 001111011 10 1011 0 1111110 1-18, 7. W. Bowman-0 110 11111101110 110 110 101 1 IS, 7. Total, 112, 38. Independent: George Scheele 1 101011011101 01111111111 1-20, 5. George F. Rltter-1 111111111110 011110 10111 0-20, 5. Joseph Henry 1 1111111110100 11 11001110 119, 6. J. H. Rchmeck-1 1110100111111 111011101 1-20, 5. Larkln-1 011011 11011111111 1 10 0 01 0-18, 7. Dillon-0 10110100010011100 1 0 1 0 0 0 0-10, 15. Total, 107, 43. South End. 254, 46; East End, 218, 82; Independent, 216, 84; RACES WON IN STRAIGHT HEATS A Two Days' Meeting at Lancaster Began Before a Large Crowd. Special Telegram to THE TIMES. Lancaster, July 25. A two-day race meeting began at Mc-Grann's Park to-day aud there was a very large crowd In attendance. The winners won In straight heats and the struggles were for second place. The summaries were as follows: 3.00 class. Jean W., blk. f., Kenwood Farm, Korristown 1 1 1 Free Silver, b. g., W. D. Winters, Ephrata 2 2 2 Mamie Harris, b. m., Clinton Means, Keinbleville 3 4 4 Bretwalda, b. g., James H. Swain, Lancaster 5 3 3 Robert D., b. g., W. H. Bolleman, Lebanon 6 5 S Little Joe, b. g., W. M. Fleles, Christiana 4 6 C Maud D., b. m., James Duffy, Marietta dls. Bessie, g. ill.. Eph Blackburn, Glen- roy dls. Time. 2.391-4, 2.3Gi,4, 2.34. 2.24 class. Cline. blk. g., Oliver TItlow, Reading 4 1 1 1 Carthage, b. g., A. W. Carlisle, Harrlsburg 12 3 3 Sam S b. g., John Street, Columbia 2 3 2 2 Ellen Tara, b. m.. Excelsior Stock Farm 3 4 4 4 Time. 2.26. 2.24, 2.25, 2.24V Running races. Judge Jewel, Amos M. Shenk, Marietta 1 1 1 Bob P., Henry Pelham 2 2 2 Bogardus. O. P. Deeds, Shelllngton. . 3 3 3 Time, .53, .53. .54. A three mile handicap bicycle race was won by Christian Long, of Laudisvllle. Twelve men participated In the race and the finish was very close, E. C. Diffenderfer, of Salunga, being second, with Enos Simmons, of Lancaster, third. The Game at Bristol a Draw. London, July 25. Rain prevented the completion of the cricket match begun yesterday between the teams of Haverford College,-Pa., and Clifton College, Bristol. Clifton declared their Innlngfl closed at yesterday's score, which was 400 runs for two wickets, the English youths having been all day at bat. After the weather had cleared the Hav-erfords went to bat and made 145 runs, with all out. The game was drawn. BettinK- Op. CL Jockey. Hamilton 6 6 Sloane.. 5-2 8-5 Dogfcett 3 9-2 Colie 10 20 Ballard 5 Clayton 10 20 Hill - 6 15 Sims.....'.- - 3 6 2 3-5 8-5 8 3 8 6 K Betting . Op. CI PL Jockey. 2' 1 4 3 7 6 5 Powers. 6 7 Litllefield 7-5 9-5 5-4 Coylie 6 7 2 Sims 8-5 7-5 1-2 Hewitt. 15 30 8 Clayton - 10 12 4 Teighe 15 30 8 false favorite. She showed no speed. Set Fast get- . Bettlng- On. CI. Jockey. Gardner 7-5 9-10 2-5 Clayton - 5 3 4-5 Lamlcy 10 10 4 O'Leary 20 3" Hewitt 10 15 6 Hamilton 10 20 8 Covlie 15 30 10 McCaflcrty 5 6 2 Keefe - 111 30 10 Abuse not himself. -Betting . Fin. Jockey. On. CI. 11. l3 l' 2' 2' 3 8 4 4 6 5 6 6 Sloane 9-5 McCafferty 3 Doggett.j. 5-2 Taral 4 Sims 5 9-o 4 4 4 3-5 7- 5 8- 5 8-5 3 6 Lainley 10 20 towards close. Watch Gotham. He might have Terrier no speed. Others ran true. Kubicon pulled Betting-Op. CI. Jockey. .l"L Taral 1 4-5 Doggett- 6 8 Sims --. 6 6 Sloane 6 7 LittleHeld 6 7 Hill 10 SO Sheedv 10 SO Clayton 10 20 Voter ran good race. 1-3 3 2 31 4 5 6 7 8 Time, 25X. Un. Betting , Op. CI PL Jockey. Time, 1.48. Im. Fin. 1 12 1! l'O 110 110 Jirli 6-5 I 1-2 6 4 3 3 2' 2M Veach 4 4 7-5 2 5 4 4 S 3 Anderson 4 8 3 7 6 6 5 4 ... Dunlap 10 15 5 5 $ ... ... Hector 6 , 10 4 3 2 2 21" Fell. F. Hueston 4 7-2 6-5 4 Fell. Chandler 4 6 2 Won in a walk. Annie Bishop going well when she fell. CUMBERLAND VALLEY LEAGUE For the First Time Since the Season Opened the Clubs Changed Tltices. From 1 Correspondent of The Times. Chambersburg, July 25. For the first time since the season opened there was this week a change around in the position of the clubs contesting for the pennant of the Cumberland Valley League. Since the first game on June 10 Hagerstowu has been first, Chambersburg second, Hanover third and Carlisle fourth. The latter seemed to be hopelessly In the rear, but the team has been reorganized and is now winning nearly all the games it plays, consequently the leaders are hustling and rightly fear that Carlisle will soon begin to pull down their percentages. On Tuesday Carlisle defeated Hanover In a good game and took third place, much to the delight of the men down the valley, who had been long tired of holding up the tail-end. The season Is not yet half over and the race Is yet anybody's. Hagerstown aud Chambersburg are still neck-and-neck for first place. The Hagerstown champions are losing games In a way that makes their backers tired and must go to second place unless they brace up during the coming week. Chambersburg Is pursuing the even tenor of her way and will likely hold first place before the end of next week. All along the -Collegians" have had 10 give Hagerstown nearly all the defeats she bad received, but now that the Carlisle "Colts" are pulliug up they assist in pulling down the lead of the chamulous. The money question Is giving all the clubs I considerable uneasiness, ah tne learns uie drawing well, but still not enough money to come out ahead. The managers In other towns say that Chambersburg is the best drawing club they have, for the snappy game that the "Collegians" put up generally makes the people anxious to see them. It is thought by some that there are too many games ou the schedule, and that Is the position here. The attendance has fallen off, not on account of any lack of Interest in the team, but because the games come too frequently. there is some talk 01 suortening tne scneu-uie, and that may be considered at the next meeting of the league. Over in Hagerstown they are not so confident of winning the pennant as they have been 'all along. They lost three straight games this week, two to Carlisle and one to Chambersburg, and a big howl Is going up. There are still dissensions in the team. Some of the men do not like Captain Stauffcr and they are trying to force him out of the club. Several of them deliberately try to "break" Stnuffer at first base by throwing him low balls. This has been partly successful, and Stauffer's error column is growiug simply because the men do not want him to get the balls that are thrown to bim. The better element among the audience understand the situation and sympathize with Stauffer. Cumberland was tried this week, but did only fairly well. "Buck" Bautlt will likely be secured from the Portsmouth, Va team, and his coming will add strength. There are several men ou the team who are lamentably weak at the bat who must either hit a home run or nothing, and it Is generally the latter. There Is talk of securing some up-to-date batters to replace these men. The club has only one catcher. Grafflus, and he Is being overworked. If the team is not strengthened at once it cannot stand the hot pace which will be set In August. Down In Hanover there Is talk of a good many changes. The experiment of transferring some games to York has not yet been well tried, but it is thought that it will be a success. During the next two weks the York people will have a chance to see the strong teams from Hagerstown, Carlisle and Cham-berburg play, aud they then can make up their minds whether they want to see that kind of ball. Some think that the Hanover men should play In York tinder the name of the York team and that they would draw berter If thus advertised. The Hanover management is hot-footed after Massey, Strieker, Sales and Stalz, of the Pottsville team, and have strong hopes of landing them. Carlisle has made a big strike in securing Pitcher Beam and Catcher Weand from the Athletics. They work together magnificently and there is no better battery in the league. Two other new men are Setley, the erratic but effective pitcher, and Goodheart at third. Goodheart and Setley are the loudest coach-ers in the league and put lots of snap in the game. The whole team seems to be Infused with new life and vim. They work together magnificently and in their present condition cauuot fail to add to their percentage regularly. The town Is wild over the showing the team la making and they turn out bigger audiences than any other town in the league. M. F. Thompson has bad to give up the management of the team on account of business engagements, and Manager Brown Is now at the head of affairs. He has had considerable experience and Is somewhat of a hustler. Chambersburg added one more player this week Sheckard, who formerly pitched for Lancaster. He has already made himself popular with the cranks. He won the game at Hagerstown on Wednesday by his terrific drive over the right Held fence, and also pitched a winning game against Hanover on Thursday. There Is somewhat of a squabble as to who Is entitled to Sheckard's services. Hanover claims him, but as Hanover never reported him to the secretary or president of the league as having been signed, Chambersburg has no doubt as to her title to Sheckard. Schoenhut has not been able to iltch this week on account of having split lis finger last week, but Is expected to get Into the game In a lively way next week. Another Big Racing Combination. San Francisco July 25. James B. Jjaggln's colors will not be seen on the turf next season, neither will the race horses belonging to him. He combined his racing Interests with those of Marcus Daly, the Copper King of Montana. The-stable will be raced In Marcus Italy's name, will be managed by him and the Jockeys will wear his copper colors, made very familiar to the sight of Eastern race goers byhe wins of the great Tammany and other thoroughbreds. This great stable to race In Marcus Daly's colors will have at Its disposal the get of the world-famed Salvator. Midlothian, the sire of Sir Waller; St. Andrew, Calvados, Fltzjames, Sir Modrld, Laxim and other noted stallions. NEWS OF CHESS New York State Chess Association's Tour neyNew Problems. While, of course, the Nuremburg Chess Congress is the chief card in the world of Caissa, the New York State Chess Associa tion will for a few days alienate some of the attention from the larger tent Proceedings will open on Tuesday next at Ontario Beach, near Rochester, !. 1., ana continue until Friday. Messrs. Bampton, Shipley, Stuart and Volgt will form the dele gation from this city. Mr. Bampton was the winner last year and Mr. Shipley and Mr. Volgt have been winners on previous years. This is Mr. Stuart's first appearance in the State annual. AT THE BIO TENT. It wag a gratifying surpise to find that none of the important players are missing in the Nuremberg lists. Albin, BiackDurn, Janowski, Lasker, Marco, Plllsbury, Schal lopp, Schiffers. Schlechter, Showalter, Stein Itz. Tarrasch. Telchman, Tschlgorin, Wal- brodt and Wlnaver are all well known to the chess world. There are turee comparuveiy unknowns in the lists: Moiltaz Porces. born March 22. 1858, a Prague, tied for second prize at the 189V Dresden Congress with Makovetz score 10Vi to ';. In the same tourney uarrascn iook first place with 12 to 4. M. Charousek so far has not cut much Ice. A few mont hs ago he was defeated by Alar- oczy Dy 0 to . and 6 draws. THE NEW STAR. The new star of the congress, however. Is Geza Maroczy, born March 3, I81O, at Szege- din, Hungary. He made bis mark last year by winning the amateur tourney at Hastings without losing a game, and he afterwards beat Charousek. as above mentioned. The following is a specimen of his style: White Bird. Black Maroczy. 1. P to K 4. 2. K Kt to B 3. 3. B to Q 3. 4. P to K 5. 5. P to B 3. 6. B to B 2. 7. P to Q 4. 8. P to K R 3. 9. B to K 3. 10. P to Q Kt 3. 11. Q Kt to Q 2. 12. P x P. 13. P to K R 4. P to K 3. P to Q 4. K Kt to B 3. Kt to Q 2. P to Q B 4. Q Kt to B 3. B to K 2. P to Q R 3. P to Q Kt 4. B to Kt 2. P x P. Castles. . P to B 3. 14. Q to Kt sq. P x P. Maroczy humors Bird in the notion that he is getting up an attack. 15. B to P ch. K to R sq. R to B 3. Q to K sq. P x P. 16. Kt to Kt 5. 17. Q home. 18. P to R 5. 19. B to Kt 6. Q to K B sq. The grand stroke, giving up his queen! 20. Kt to K 7. P x B 21. Kt x Q. 22. K to B sq. 23. P to B 3. 24. Q x P. 2o. P x Kt'. 26. K to Kt 2. 27. Q to B sq. 28. K to Kt sq. 29. B to Q 3. 30. Q to B 5. P x Kt ch. Q R x Kt. IC Kt to K 4. Kt x P. R x P ch. B to Kt 5. It to B 7 ch. Kt to Q 5. B to Q 7. B to K 6 and wins. FIRST THREE DATS PLAY. Lasker beat Stelnetz, Schiffers, Porges. Janowsky beat Marco, Wlnaver, Walbrodt beat Schallopp, Albin. Maroczy beat Porges. Schlechter beat Tschlgorin. Stelnltz beat Schallopp, Telchman. Tarrasch beat Schiffers. Tschlgorin beat Wlnaver, Blackburn. Charousek beat Showalter. Schiffers beat Albin. Telchman beat Schallopp. Wlnaver beat Showalter. Draws Walbrodt vs. Schlechter. Tarrasch s. Maroczy. Blackburn vs. Telchman. Sho walter vs. Tarrasch, Marco vs. Albin. Sch. lechtervs. Plllsbury, Janowsky vs. Plllsbury. Charousek vs. Marco, Blackburn vs. Maroczy. JUNIOR CHAMPION. Brother Mlron suggests In the New York Clipper that the Junior chess players hold a national tournament and that the winner therof be entitled "the Junior champion of the Inited States." Brooklyn has two can dldates, Napier and Marshall, Buffalo has Karpinskl. lrglnia has McGratn, Philadelphia has BUgrnm and Seymour, to say nothing of players that are coming un like Stadel- man, of the Mercantile Library, and Garde, Knox and Whitecar, of the Steinitz Club. It Is expected that at the Xew York State tourney Karpinskl and Napier will have a aet-to, with General Cogdon as referee. ERAl'NE'S MATE A neat 9x4 two move mate by Mr. Robert Bran ue: Ko. 1.605. BUCK. S i i H mmm a Sill m mm m m m m m mum m mm m m WHITE. White to play and mate in two moves. B0LUTIONS. As last week's report did not appear until last Tuesday the solutions will be held over until next week. DEDICATION MATE. Mr. Adolph Roegner, of Lelpsle, Germany, dedicates the following fine three-move problem, arranged 8x8, to the players at Nuremberg. It Is a flue piece of chess strategy: Ko. 1,606. BLACK. rm tss W'rZ t fa wn tm wm ii mm m mi m m I sdb m 1 h b WHITE. White to play and mate in three moves. Pennsylvania Railroad Toar. For the comfort and convenience of those desiring to make a choice vacation tour and to be relieved of the many annoyances attached thereto, the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's tour to the North on August 18, which will be personally conducted by an experienced tourist agent and accompanied by a chaperon, will be found to meet the requirements of the most exacting tourist. This tour will be of two weeks' duration and the points visited are noted for their magnificent scenery. The Itinerary will be as follows: W'atklns Glen. Niagara Falls, Thousand Islands, Montreal, Au Sable Chasm, Lakes Champlaln and George, Saratoga and the romantic and renowned Hudson river. Every Item of expense is included in the rate for the ticket, which calls for railroad and boat transportation la both directions, parlor car seats, meals en route, hotel entertainment, transfer charges, carriage hire. etc. Application for space on this tour should be made at an early date to the tourist agent, room 411, Broad Street Station, Philadelphia. (NCB MORE in harmony " with the world, 2000 completely cured men are singing happy praises for tue greatest, grana-est and most successful cure for aex-ttal weakness and lost vigor known to medical science. An accountof this won derful dLicorifri, la book form, with references and proofs, will henent-. In nf. ferlngr men (sealed) free. Full manly vigor permanently restored, failure Impossible. ERIE MEDICAL CO., BUFFALO.N.Y, TflE ARRETS VERE FIRMER SHOETS COVERED ON WHAT IS CONSIDERED A BETTER OUTLOOK. LONDON WAS INCLINED TO SELL Demand for Stocks, However, Continued Fair Throughout the Morning and While Best Prices Were ot Maintained to the Close General fiet Gains Were Scored. The Bank Statement Indicated Liquidation in Stocks Local Trading Was Dull and Without Much Feature of Interest. The action of the Populist convention In nominating Ex-Congressman. Watson.of Georgia, as the Vice Presidential candidate on their ticket Instead of Mr. Sewall, and Mr. Bryan's announcement that he would refuse a Populist indorsement unless Mr. Sewall was indorsed also, was favorably regarded in speculative circles. It was looked upon as materially weakening the Chicago ticket and gave rise to the hope that tae Populists would also name a new man as their Presidential standard-bearer. These facts, together with the gradually growing belief thn the nomination of a sound money Democratic ticket will greatly help McKinley, rather alarmed the shorts in the New York stock market, and, notwithstanding that London quotations came In lower, and that there was a manifest inclination to sell on the part of the foreigners, they began buying right from the start. Naturally the opening was strong, active and higher, and In the early trading some fair-sized gains were made. But they were not held to the close, for the higher range of prices brought out liberal realizing sales, and the markets reacted. The weekly statement of the associated banks of New York city probably had some- thing to do with the movement, for the showing it made was considerably more un favorable than had been expected. There was, to begin with, a decrease in loans of 110 less than $5,301,000, which Indicated that there had been free liquidation in securities during the week. Another rather startlln item was the decrease of f 12.632,900 In de posits. A part of this loss can be explained by the withdrawals of foreign capital, not only by Europe, but by Canada also. To what extent deposits were withdrawn by persons for the purpose of buying gold to noaro cannot be estimated, but t was evi dently large. The statement showed a loss In specie of $6,102,100, which was due. of course, to the patriotic action of the banks in exchanging their gold for legal tenders. The latter decreased only $329,000, while circulation increased $77,300. The net losses sustalued by the banks is seen in the re serve, which decreased $3,273,475. They now hold In excess of the legal requirement $18,-499,550. The surplus a year ago was $41,-996,575, and two years ago $71,903,025. The local market was dull and without feature of interest. Few stocks were pressed on the market, and while the bears were inactive, there was, at the same time, verv little demand from commission houses. Prices consequently were without Important change, but on the whole held well. The tractions, excepting Union.were generally higher. So were some of the industrials, notably United Gas and Pennsylvania Heat preferred. Welsbach Light was a shade lower, as was Electric Storage Battery common. Outside of Rending and St. Paul, which were fairly active and firm on arbitrage trading, the railroad list was stagnant. The market closed dull and steady. PHILADELPHIA STOCKS DeHaven Townsend, stock commission brokers, 42S Chestnut street, furnish the following quotations: BEFORE SESSION. 100 St. Paul. . . liiO do 70'., 70'. 100 Lehigh Valley. 81 110 Klec. Stor 100 U. Trac. ret.. 21 10O do 12!s 100 do 100 do 70 100 Can. Wels 1 10 Phlla. Trac. .. 65 lflO do 71 UK) do 71 10 do 65 100 Itg 2d ass'd.,5 9-lfi 20 Penna 51 15 do 51 10 do ..- 5Hi 20 P. H. L. & P. pfd 15 100 do 5 9-1(1 100 do 5 9-10 UK) do 5 9-16 100 do 5 0-11 200 do . 10 Penna 10 Choc. 100 P. II. pfd ...5 91B 200 Rg 2d ass'd..5 916 6m 1110 do 5 916 v. ctr. . ota L. & P. 1514 10O P. H. L. & r pfd 154 15i 71 71 71 70 100 do loo ao 1514 1110 St. Paul 100 do 10 Wels. Light. . XSVj b ao ami 15 do asul 16 do 3S14 100 do 10O do FIRST SESSION. 5 Penna 61 5 6 5111 71 71 100 St. Paul 71 100 Rg 2d ass'd. 100 do 100 do 71 100 100 100 loo do do do do 71 71 14 7 1H 71 10 Penna 100 St. Paul 10O do AFTER SESSION. 21 V. Trac. ret.. 13 5 Lehigh Vslley.31 47 Penna 61 2 U. Trac. ret.. 13 8 U. Trac. ret. . 12 30 do 13 50 Rg 2d ass'd.. 5 7 U. Gas Imp... 6.V. 3 do 6.V4 100 Met. Trac 95 10 Penna 5111 23 do B114 100 do 51'4 1 do 51 1 Phila. Trac... 65 100 Elec. St. D60 25 30 do 24 10 do 24 100 Bg 2d ass'd.. 5 100 do 5 KlO St. Paul 71 100 do 71 1(0 do 71 100 do 71 100 do 71 50 do 71 60 do 71 5 U. Trac. ret.. 13 3 Lehigh Val. .. 30 100 Rdg 2d ass'd h3 5 11-18 B Lehigh Nav... 40Vi 19 do 40 10O Phila. Trac... 65 100 St. Paul 71 100 do 71 200 do 71 100 Elec. Stor 24 5 W. J. & S. S. 4 100 U. Gas Imp.. 6514 10 Met. Trac... 95 50 do 95 20 Phlla. Trac... 65 15 do 65 20 P. H. L. & P. pfd 15 16 Elec. Stor.... 24 100 Phila. Tr. b3. 85 100 do 65 60 do t-'i BONDS. $1000 Elec. Trust $100 Elec. Trust ctf 4s 68 100 do 68 20000 do 67 15000 do 67 1000 L. Val. con. 4s c 10014 4000 L. Val. R. W. 4 c. . 99 ctr 4s fif BOO do 68 300 do 68 2000 do 6T SOOO L. NaT. gld 6s 103 6000 Rg stp. 5s. .101 It 100 Ed. E. L. OS DO Pennsylvania . . . 216 Reading 1.415 Phils. Traction.. Sundry stocks... jelilgli VHlley... tu.s ehich av Z4 Total Bonds St. Paul 3,200 UNLISTED SECURITIES. H. I.. 4 P. pf. 4201 Electric Stor. 866 50 U. Gas Imp. 1101 Welsbach Light.. Traction 173 160 I Met. Traction... Total .. . 1.279 Bonds $40,800 Philadelphia Closing Prices. Jilit Ask. Jiloh. Lehigh Valley 80 31 31 80 61 51 51 5 5 11-16 5 9-16 40 40 . . 71 71 70 6S4 6.i 65 95 95 65 65 6514 'ennsvlvama 01'4 Readlcg 2d as'd 5 9-16 Letaleh Navigation 40 St. Paul 71 Phlla. Traction 65 Metro. Traction 94 U. Gas Improvement. . 65 Market steady and dull. Uitlted States Government Bonds. BiA. Ask. V. S. 2 p. c, registered, optional 95 U. S. 4 p. c., reslstered, 1907 106 106 U. S. 4 p. c, coupon. 1907 107 108 V. S. 4 p. c reslstered. 1925 113 118 U. S. 4 p. c, coupon. 1925 113 114 U. S. 6 p. c, res-istered, 1904 110 111 U. 8. 5 p. c, coupon, 1904 , 111 112 U. S. 6 p. c, currency, 1897 ' 100 .. V. S. 6 p. e., currency, 1MW 103 .. U. S. 6 p. c. currency, 18H9 105 .. NEW YORK STOCK MARKET . Open. JHoK Law. Ctos. Fait. Am. Sug. Ref. Co. 104 105 104 105 18,600 Am. Tobacco 5SU, 60 58 58 6,700 A., T. A 8. .... 12 12 12 11 1,4(10 Canada Southern. 45 45 45 45 POO Consol. Gas 145 145 145 145 100 C, M. 4- St. Psul 70 71 70 70 19.200 Chic. A Northwest 95 96 95 95 1,6(10 C, B. I. A Pacific 67 67 56 60 6,700 C, C, C. A St. L. 24 24 24 24 100 Ches. A Ohio com. 13 13 13 13 400 Chic. Bur. A, Q... 66 66 65 65 6.300 Chicago Gas 62 61 62 53 8,500 C, St. P.. M. A O 84 84 34 83 100 Col. Fuel A Iron. . 18 10 18 ls Del., Lack. A V.. 152 152 152 152 100 Pel. A Hudson... 112 122 121 120 200 D. A C. F. as. pd. 11 11 10 10 300 Erie A Western.. 15 15 15 14 1(H) Cen. Electric 23 24 23 23 1,700 Jersey Central 94 94 94 94 400 Kan. A Tex. pf... 19 20 111 19 L. S. A M. So.... 143 145 143 145 400 Laclede Gas 18 IS 18 18 46 7 13 91'? 17 19 13 19 1 12 14',4 UK. 20"4 18',i 17'i S'l 48 794 14 7 24 GOSSIP OF THE STREET Choctaw was unchanged at 5'. Welsbach Light was off to 38. Union Traction was dull at 13al2. Lehigh Navigation was up to 40. Reading held well between 5 9-16a5 11-16. Pennsylvania was in demand at 5151. A sale of Edison Electric 5s was reported at 80. Philadelphia Traction, on continued good Duymg advanced to (15. Lehigh Valley, after sales at 31, sold oft to 30Vi. but closed at 3nva31. Transactions were made in Electric Storage Battery common at 2.ja24. United Gas was scarce and a slight demand sent its price up 1VS to 65, Pennsylvania Heat preferred was fractionally higher at 15al5, The common was not dealt In. Metropolitan Traction, which was offered at 04 at the close on Friday, rallied to and held steady at 95. Electric and People's 4s opened a point above Friday's close, touched 6814, then shaded off to 67. The bank clearings of all the cities In the United States last, week were $937,633,365, a decrease of $60,868,099. Imports of dry goods and merchandise at the port of New York last week were $7,296.-107, against $7,811,843, the preceding week, and $9,973,782 for the corresponding week last year. A special meeting of the stockholders of the Hazleton Coal Company will be held in this city to-morrow for the purpose of taking an election for or against an Increase of the indebtedness of the company to $2,000,000. The Southern Railroad reports for June: Gross, $1,350,648; Increase. $22,712; net, $226 180; increase. $66,354. Fiscal year ending .lune 30: Gross. $19,082,247; increase, $1,041,273; net, $5,630,799; increase, $501,-420. George A. Huhn & Sons quote yesterday's closing prices of Chicago stocks as follows: West Chicago, 104U,al04i; North Chicago, 234a2!4; Alley "L." 2; Lake Street "L," 211j; Diamond Match, 227; Strawboard, 31; Biscuit, 93H. The Pittsburg. Youngstown and Ashtabula Railroad reports for June: Gross, $169,867; decrease, $11,487; net, $55,744; decrease, $15,-333. From January 1 to June 3(1: Gross, $7(10.977; increase, $3,178; net, $226,579; decrease, $29,580. The Financial Chronicle computes the gross earnings of 81 roads for the first week of July at $6,491,386, an increase of $579,093, or 9.79 per cent.: 76 roads for the second week of July report $6,321,464, an increase of $325,818, or 5.43 per cent. The earnings of the Chesapeake and Ohio for the third week In July were $1.85,102, an increase of $6,170; of the New York, Ontario and Western, $91,618, an Increase of $17,174; Canadian Pacific, $417,000, an increase of $08,090; Missouri Pacific, $375,000, an increase of $20,000. The Colorado Midland reports for May: Gross, $179,320; Increase, $29,857; operating expenses. $117,794; increase, $52.S31; net. $61,526: decrease, $2,974. From January 1: Gross. $791,2.82; increase, $142 819; operating expenses, $557,265; increase, $189,651; net, $234,017; decrease, $4(1,832. The action of the Western roads in making a reduction of three cents on grain shipments In favor of the lake route has brought new developments to the surface. In all probability the shippers who favor lake consignments will urge a drop so as to conform with the all-rail route from Illinois points to Baltimore or Philadelphia. The lake and rail route from Illinois at so-called 110 per cent, points are steeper to New York than the all-rail route from the same points to either Baltimore or Philadelphia. In this way, Philadelphia is favored by a 1-ceut reduction on all rail shipments. The reduction was a direct stab at the all-rail traffic. It Is said that the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad's annual pamphlet report, due within two weeks, will show the largest surplus after dividends In ten years since 1887, no increase in the company's bonded debt, a writing off of surplus accounts, making more than $35,000,000 so written off. and will give the details of very large expenses for new equipment and a new piece of road in the hard woods timber country. Northwest earned over the 7 per cent, paid on the preferred stock. 9 per cent, on the common stock, not counting a surplus of several hundred thousand dollars by the Fremont-Elkhorn and other Western lines.nor the net proceeds of land sales. A meeting of the stockholders of the Third Avenue Railroad, of New York city, has been called to vote on a proponed Increase of $3,000,000 In the capital stock of the company. The proceeds of the new stock, It Is explained, will be used for extensions and Improvements. Each stockholder will be entitled to subscribe at par in proportion to bis present holdings. The capitalization of the Third Avenue Road has been raised several times within recent years. In 1S91 the capital stock was raised from $2,000,000 to $3,000,000 to pay for changing the motive power from horses to cable. In 1892 there was a still further Increase to $5,000,000; In 1893 to $7,000,000, and in January, 1895, to $9,000,000. Said an anthracite coal man yesterday: "The decision to produce 4,000.000 tons in August as against 3.500.000 tons in July, will, on a" basis of 45,500.000 tons for the year, leave about 19,000,000 tons to be produced In the last four mouths, or at the rate of 4,800,000 tons per month. There is no question in the mind of anyone who is familiar with the course of events In the trade since the 1st of February, regarding the ability of the mnnngers to carry this plan to completion. During all of August, the average net price of stove coal will be $4.15. The average for that size for the 12 mouths of 1895 was about $3.04. This Is clearly $1.10 improvement, for the last four months of this yenr as compared with the twelve of last. This does not take into consideration the practical certainty of another advance of 25 cents September 1, nor does It set forth the advantage which will accrue to the companies during 1897, because of the restriction and advances during 1896." It is probable that the Pennsylvania Company will very soon assume absolute and complete control of the Grand Rapids and Indiana. This report was put In circulation some months ago, but nothing was done by the Pennsylvania Company at that time to confirm or deny it. It has long been claimed that It is the object of the company to ultimately consolidate all the lines under its control into one gigantic railroad system, which would be one of the largest In the world. The Pennsylvania now controls much of the stock and securities of the Grand Rapids and Indiana. It is said that for years the former has been advancing money to improve the property aud Increase its equipment until the liabilities incurred make the Pennsylvania the practical owner of the line, which includes the tracks from Fort Wayne. Ind., to Mackinaw City. 367 miles; Manistee Branch, 19 miles; other branches, 50 miles; total. 436 miles. It leases and operates Cincinnati, Richmond and Fort Wavne. 86 miles: Traverse Citv, 26 miles, Muskegon. Grand Rapids aud Indiana. 37 miles 149 miles; total, 585 miles. A certificate of Incorporation has been Issued to the Charles G. Howe Exporters' and Consumers' Flour Company. The company has an authorized capital of $5,000,-000, divided Into 50,000 shares of $100 each. It purposes manufacturing and selling direct to wholesale consumers and retailers, foreign and domestic, at the lowest prices Louis. Ic Nash 4H 47 46 L., N.A.& C. com. 6? 7 t'.J-i Do. pref 13 13-1i 13 Msnhat. Consol... 92 S tig Missouri Pacific. . 17 18 174 Nat. Lead Co 2014 2Vi N. Pac. pf. 2d . 1314 1314 l:ivj N.T..SQS.& W. pf. 1K 19 18 Pacinc Mail 1H 19 l.s-tg P., C, C. & St. L 13 13 13 Pull. Pal. Oar Co. 147 147 147 P. & Rdg. 2d as. . 11 11 11 Southern pref 20 21 20 Southern Pacific. . lH'i J8t4 Tenn. Coal & Iron 16 174 HS Union Pacific ret. 6'4 64 ' U. S. Cordage Co. 414 4 ;s U. S. Leather pref 4S 50 48 Western Union... 79 80t4 79 Wabash pref 14 14 14 Whlg.& L. E. com 7 K'i 7 Do. pref 25 26 25 THE TIMES W j S , Wp- If You H r Would be If 4 IjjP Wel1 Posted H 1- un an the Sporting 1 Events i of the Day j You must read 3 1 . The 1 I Jl amesl ? Which contains the 55 fullest and best ' K 5 illustrated accounts of p3 Sg Racing, p Base Ball, . Cricket, Tenuis, H Yachting, Trotting, 2 I Foot Ball, g Aquatics, g Boxing, Jl Cycling and all other i -g THE TIMES g the market affords, thereby saving purchasers the profit of middlemen, as Is con stantly being done In other branches of commerce. Mr. Howe has been actively engaged in the flour and grain business In New York city since 1865, having a vast acquaintance with exporters and consumers. His customers, exclusive of his export trade, consume over 1,000,000 barrels or flour annually, aggregating over one-ninth of this market's output for the year ending December 31, 1(S95. and with his present facilities he expects to sell at least double this amount the ensuing year. The company Intend erecting In the near future, in the heart of the wheat growing section of the West, spring and winter wheat mills of a daily capacity of 20,000 and 10,000 barrels respectively; pollectlvely, the largest plants in the world, with facilities to increase the same, as demand requires. The elevators, buildings, power, machinery, etc., will be of the very latest improvements that skill and experience command. THE PRODUCE MARKETS PROVISIONS were without material change, but generally dull. We quote: City smoked beef, llal2c; beef hams, $15.50a 16.50 for old and new, as to average; pork, family, $10al0.50; hams, S. P. cured, In tierces, SalOVic; do. smoked, 10',al2c, as to average; sides, ribbed, in salt, 4VjC. ; do. do; smoked, 5a5c. ; shoulders, pickle-cured, S-XaoVjc. ; do. do. smoked. 6tu61c.; picnic hams. S. P. cured, 5i4a614c; do. do. smoked. 6ia7c. : bellies. In pickle, according to average, loose, 5a5!Ac. ; breakfast bacon, 7V2a8c, as to brand and average; lard, pure, city refined, in tierces, 414a41.c.; do. do. do. in tubs, 4'ja474c. ; do. butchers', loose, 31 3c; city tallow, In hogshead, 3c; country do., 2a2c, as to quality, and cakes, 3Vic. LIVE POULTRY Fowls continued in fair demand and steady under moderate offerings. Spring chickens were In good supply and choice stock met with fair sale at outside rates. We quote: Fowls, hens, at lie; old roosters at 7c, and spring chickens at 10al4c, as to size and quality; chiefly 10al2c. for Bmall and medium. DRESSED POULTRY Fowls were in moderate supply and firm under a good demand. Broilers of large size and desirable quality were in good request and steady. We quote: Fowls, choice, 12c; some fancy lots, 124c.; fair to good, llallVjc; broilers, near-by, weighing four to five pounds to the pair, at 16alSc. ; do. smaller sizes, 13al5c; Western broilers, weighing four to five pounds to the pair. 14al5c; selections, 16c; do. smaller sizes, Sal2c, as to quality. BUTTER The proportion of strictly fancy goods in current arrivals was small and commanded top prices. Arrivals were largely of under grades. Factory butter was slow of sale. Prints were steady and in fair demand. We quote: Western creamery, strictly fancv separators, 15c. ; do., average extras, 15c; jobbing selections, 16al6Vt!C.; do., fair to good, llal3c; imitation creamery, extra, llallV.; do., fair to good, OalOc; lartle-m.-i-ui a7o na to onflllfv: Western Penn sylvania creamery prims, strictly fancy, 18c; do., choice, 17c; do., lair to goou, loaioc. prints jobbing at 19a22c. EGGS Fairly liberal receipts of stock more or less out of condition from the effect of recent heat made sellers anxious to realize on the bulk of the available supply, and the market lacked strength. Strictly choice fresh stock in good order, either from near bv points or from the AVest, brought 12c Less desirable Invoices sold at relatively low prices. Recrnted eggs were jobbed out la2c above wholesale prices. CHEESE The market was quiet and outside rates were obtainable only In a small . wav on strictly fancy goods. We quote: New York, full-creams, fancy, small, 7a7c; do , fair to good, 6V2a6c; do., large, fancy, 6a7c; do., fair to good. 6iWsfl.; part skims, 4a5MiC., and full skims, 2a3c. REFINED SUGARS were dull and unchanged. Refiners' list prices to Jobbers under the factor agreement, subject to 3-16C commission ou quarterly settlements, were as follows: Cubes and crown A, 4"c. ; powdered. 4vsc; granulated, crystal and diamond A, 4c; confectioners' A, 4ViC. COTTON was quiet but firmly held on a basis of 7 7-16c. per pound for middling uplands. Personally-Conducted Tour to Yellowstone Park. Consult the tourist agent of the Pennsyb vanla Railroad Company, room 411, Broad Street Station, in reference to the personally conducted tour to the Yellowstone Park. This tour will leave by a superbly appointed special train from Broad Street Station August 27. The rate from Philadelphia will cover every item of necessary expense. The comfort and luxury of the special train cannot be excelled by the finest hotel. Every want will be satisfied and comfort assured. Dining, sleeping, smokiug. reading, observation and compartment cars will make np this fine train. Apply at an early date fof space. Almost all, that walk up and down Chestnut street, know Evans's soda 2000 to 5000 a day. Won't'you ride up-stairs to the Gift-Room? , 110 Chestnut. Eighth and Arch. B230 North From, I, "tvi( V'''-wTi'!trlii,"

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