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'UIE MUUMHJ ASTOHIaN, KHIDAV OCJ'OBKU UK I KM.
at Half Prices? I
0UT of the great number of stilts ordered,
many are uncalled for. Our contract with
well-known tailoring firms throughout the
country is that we take up uncalled for gar
ments left in the express office west of the
Mississippi River. In this way we keep on
hand a number of uncalled for suits, overcoats
and trousers, which we are able to sell at great
ly reduced prices. These garments are not
misfits but suits on whicn deposits have been
made and which were forwarded by express
C. 0. D. and for unknown reasons remained
in the express office uncalled for. We have all
such suits that arc accumulated by these firms
forwarded to us every iH) days, to be sold at
half the original cost.
$20 Suits and Overcoats
Delegates to the International Commercial
Conference So Resolve.
OUR CHINA TRADE POSSIBILITIES
Its Value and Volume Growing Witt Unexampled Rapidity
Minister Tin; Fang Delivers An
NilLAOELrntA. 6cl. M. tn hi
address before the International Com
mercial Congreiw, Minister Ting Fang,
'Tenons are generally dlallked on ac
count of their Indolenoe, Immorality
and other bad qualities but I believe
this Is the first Instance In the his
tory of the world that a people are
conoldereJ as undesirable and exclud
ed from a fountry because of tholr In
dustry, persdveranoe. honesty and oth
er good qualities. China docs not
make such Invidious dtsllnotlons. What
ta fijion to one nation Is open to all
othors. All are equally welcome. So
far from taking any retaliatory moas
Uro, she Is still holding the most friend
ly and cordial relations with the Unl
ted States and I hope and trust these
relations will long continue.
"In view of the oertaln Increase of
Mils vast trado and commerce between
China and the United States and In
view of the unrivaled opportunities
CHlna Biters to American capital and
nterprlse, the question naturally arises
whether It la worth while to keep on
your statute book a discriminating law
ngftlnt a people with whom It la to
your Interest to keep and maintain re
lations sf tie most friendly natunv
"This Is a question for the merchants
manufacturers and capitalists an 5 la
borers of this oountry to dec!-V and I
am sure they will decide It rightly and
fairly when the faot are laid before
An Important statement made by
th minister In his address which met
unstinted applause was In reference to
China's opposition toward the open
door policy of Great Britain and the
United States to which policy frequent
nfiience had been made by other
speakers, Th minister said:
"I will taks this opportunity to say
by way of a general answer to the pre
ceding speakers who have refonvd to
the open door In my country that China
always favors the open door. China
opens her doors to the people and the
trade of every oountry without distinc
tion as to race or color."
When Wu Ting Fang concluded his
address, the delegates applauded him
for several minutes.
At the conclusion of Minister Wu
Ting Fang's address, John Ford, of
New York, secretary of the American
Asiatic Association, presented a reso
lution reciting that the exports of
American manufacturers to China are
growing In value and In volume with a
rapidly unexampled in any other mar
ket; that no other market In the world
offers such vast and varied opportuni
ties for the further Increase of Amerl
can exports; that (those opportunities
are absolutely dependent on the main
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tenance of equaHty of commercial prlv
liege which treaties male with the Uni
ted States secure throughout tlw whde
of the Chinese empire; that certain for-1
elgn powers seem to sl.ow a deposition'
to-restrict that marke to tho advan-
tane of their own cltlaens and the ex-
rluMnn of others by the creation of:
spheres of Influence, ami that It la re
solved as the Judgment of the repre
sentatives of Am.i-bAn Industry and
commerce engaged In the China trade
here assembled, as delegates to the
International Commercial Congress,
that an emphatic declaration should be
made by the government of the United
States of Its Intention to proteot to its
fullest extent the rights which Its cltl-
lens enjoy under existing treaties to
pursue their trade In the Chinese em
The resolution was unanimously
The Chinese minister, rising to a
point of prlvll?gv, spoke as follows:
"I wish to answer one of the speakers
who made the remark, "It Is all very
fine to say that It Is hot Just to ex
clude the Chinese from America, but
China has 400,000,000 Inhabitants, and If
the exclusion law Is repealed, will not
thse come to America?'
"I am very glad the question ,was
aaked, so as to give me the opportunity
of answering. The Chinese that come
here come only from two provinces In
Canton, Tou never see a Northern Chi
noman here; no men from Shanghai,
for Instance, except in the diplomatic
corps, . i -
'These two province have a popula
tlon of only about 1,000,000, so that even
should all come, which Is manifestly
absurd, It would not be very serious.
The total number of Chinamen now In
America Is about 100,000. Why did the
people come? Thirty years ago, when
yuu were constructing yor western
railroads you sent agents to China and
begged the laborers to come here. Of
course others followed their example
later. But had you not done this, I
don't believe there would have been any
Chinese laborers here.
"These man do not rob you. They
work day and ntekt and make faithful
servants. I admit that they want to
make a few dollars and go home, but
Is not that Just what you Americans
who come to China want? I believe
that to got the trade of China it Is
worth white to rvpetU this objectionable
'THE IRON TRADE
PRICES WILL (JO HIGHER
Steel Kails Advancing at an Enor
mous Kale Many Large Orders
ifeing Rooked Abead.
NEW YORK, Oct. 19. Discussing the
condition of the Iron and metal trade,
the I: on Age today will say:
Conditions In the Iron trade are be
coming more and more puzsling. While
assertions as to adverse offect of high
prices on consumers are growing more
numerous, and there la more talk of re
sistance to further advances, the large
Interests are assuming an attitude of
greater aggressiveness. The highly In
teresting movements In the vessel
transportation on the Lakes are com
plex, but find their explanation In the
effort on the part of large consumers
of ore t4 keep down lake rates, while
ttf ship-owners are trying to establish
a high figure In order to make ft apply
oh old contracts.
Charters for a heavy tonnage for the
19W) season have been made ait $1.10
and U.2;", and discussions as to coming,
ore prices are being heard. A rise from
the (2.60 basis this year to $5 and 55.25
is spoken of. Apparently little has been
done In furnace coke for the first half
of 1900, but ti Is mentioned, while a
considerably lower figure is poken of
for the second half.
Some large movements are reported
In the Intermediate materials in the
Central West. In bessemer pig, there
have been two sales aggregating 80,000
tons. This does not Include a 60,000-ton
furnace contract In the Northwest.
One block of 50,090 tons of billets was
placed for delivery during the first half.
The attitude of the principal producers
will probably be defined at an early
date, and an Important conference is
In some of the finished lines very
large requirements for 1900 are under
consideration. Thus the largest con
suming interest of merchant pipe If
said to have placed a very large order,
and Is now In negotiation for the skelp
en lour Suit or vercoat
for a part of It, the quantity of the
latter figuring up to about 75,000 tons,
the greater part of it steel. f
The announcement has been officially
made that dating from Saturday stand-
ard steel rails are to be advanced from
$XI to J35 at the mill for any orders en-
tered after that date for 1899 or 1900,
delivery- There Is good reason to be
lieve that this Is the ease. It Is under
stood that some very good orders have
again been placed lately, and that a
large tonnage will be entered during the
next few days. Report has it that the
Inquiries now on the market aggregate
The wire Interest has made a further
advance of M per net ton on wire and
on nails, and reports are current that
structural material Is to be brought
Into line at an early date.
It will be observed, therefore, that afl
the great Interests are committing
themselves to a continuance of the rise
at least so far as the first half of next
year Is concerned. It will be Idle to
deny that the conservative element In
the trade deplores this pronounced ten
dency, since It Increases the danger of
a check and threatens to make the in
evitable decline when It comes more
abrupt and demoralizing.
The prospeots of the export trade
have been further darkened by the rise
in ocean freights, due to the with
drawal of many vessels Into the carry
ing of men and supplies for South Af
rica. , -
In the metal trades, the principal
event Is the weakening In lake copper
and the easing off of tin.
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whose advertisement appears In anoth
er column, opened Its doors Ootober 6,
with 75 students on Its roster. The col
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knowledge of dentistry. A. R. Baker,
D.B. S Is demonstrator in charge, and
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who atfia.id this college.
And what is in it.
No. 1. CONTENTS.
A Complete Foundation for Measuring Miiid.
Thirty Distinct Factors Have to be Considered.
The Faculties of Power. The Successful Man.
Why some have Stronger Constitutions.
The Principles of Self-Development Different kinds of will
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