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THE ARGUS, FRIDAY, JULY 31. 1008.
Hitting Navy or None
Unforgivable , Offense to, "Hit
Roosevelt We Must Be Able to Smash Opponents
Without Awaiting Attacks at Home. ,
I want a resistless fighting navy,
because it is the most effective
guarantee of peace that this
country can have.
No fight was ever won yet ex
cept by hitting, and the one un
forgivable offense in any man is
to hit soft.
When this nation does have to
go to war, such war will only be
excusable if the nation intends to
hammtfr its opponent until that
opponent quits fighting.
If war comes at any time in. the
future, that administration under
which it comes will indeed be
guilty of folly if it uses the fleet
to protect any port. Let the port
be protected by the fortifications.
PLEADING for popular support
for a "first class fighting navy,"
8 navy capable of seeking out
the enemy and .."hammering
hlra Into the quits," President Iioose
Telt was the central figure at the Naval
War college in Newport the other day
In the most notable conference of
American uaval officers ever called to
gether to consult and discuss in a
broad, general way the features of fu
ture battleships. The president spoke
.. publicly for more than half an hour,
and the conference went into executive
session for an hour.
During this session the president
took a leading part in the discussion.
He argued as a layman, he explained,
and did not attempt to give advice to
professional men. He impressed upon
the officers, however, that it was given
to them to keep the American navy
abreast of the times and to make it
the , hard hitting, efficient fighting
force which he believes to be a guar
antee against the possibility of war.
Mr. Roosevelt characterized the navy
as the cheapest form of safety insur
ance policy the nation could secure,
t The president In his address said:
k "Admiral, Mr. Secretary, Gentle
menThere are only a few things
that I desire to say today to the con
ference, and what I have to say really
Is said less to the officers present than
to the great bulk of my fellow coun
trymen outside. I could not speak to
. jyou technically. I can speak to my
fellow countrymen, who are deeply in
terested In the American navy, but
iwho sometimes tend to be misled as
to the kind of navy we should have?
and as to what the navy can and
on ght to do.
1 "For instance, there are always cer
tain numbers of well meaning, amla
ble individuals, coupled with others
not quite so well meaning, who advo
cate merely 1 a 'coast defense navy.
Such advocacy illustrates a habit of
mind as old as human nature Itself
the desire at the same time to do
something and not to do it.
Danger In "Hitting Soft."
"Xo fight was ever won yet except
by bitting, and the one unforgivable
offense in any man Is to hit soft. That
applies to the nation, and those who
advocate a coast defense navy are
advocating that we shall adopt as a
national Driueinle the crinciole of hit-1
ting soft. t
"I hope with all my heart that never
i will this nation of ours hit unless it
cannot possibly be helped. I believe
that the nation should scrupulously
refrain from wronging or insulting
another nation; that it should put up
with a good deal in the way of mis
conduct on the part of others before
going to war. But when this nation
doe, have to go to war such war will
only be excusable if the nation in
tends, to hammer its opponent until
that opponent quits fighting.
j Wants a Foot Loose Navy.
. "For the protection of our coast we
, need fortifications, not merely to pro
tect the salient points of our posses
sions, but so thaj: the navy can be foot
loose. A year ago, at the time it was
announced that the fleet was to go
abroad, there were a certain number
of newspapers, .especially in my own
city of New York, (hat raised a clang
orous protest against it It took at
one time the form of a mistaken proph
ecy to the effect that the fleet would
not be allowed to go around the world,
and one of . -the reasons alleged was
that to let it go around the world
would leave New York defenseless in
the event of war. .. . '
"The theory evidently was that the
fleet, or a portion of It, would be used
especially to protect New York and
other cities in the event of war. ' If
var. comes at any time in the future,
that administration under which It
comes wUI indeed be guilty of folly if
it uses the fleet to protect any port.
Let the port be protected by the forti
fications. The fleet must be foot loose
to search out and destroy the enemy's
fleet. 'That is the only function that
can Justify the fleet's existence, and
that function cannot exist' in the case
of such a ridiculous fleet ns the fleet
would be if it were only possible to
use it for coast defense purposes,
1 "In any question of national policy,
when statesmen, when the people be
' hind the political; leaders, embark on
any given policy,' they build up for
' themselves'' a time of humiliation and
disaster h the; future if. they do -not
prepare to make that policy effective.
There Is something to be said (from
Soft," DeclareV President
The Menroe doctrine won't be
observed by foreign nations with
sufficient strength to disregard it,
when once it become their inter
est to disregard it, unless we have
navy sufficient to make our as
sertion of the doctrine good.
If we have a coast defense navy
only, we had better at once turn
over the Panama canal to soma
stronger and braver nation.
It is very possible that we shall
have, to exercise a continually
greater supervision, a continually
greater exercise of the right of
rejection among immigrants that
come hither and shall, it may be,
take an attitude that will tend at
first to provoke friction.
my standpoint nots much, but still
something) for the theory that this nu
tion shall never have any interests out
side its own borders and shall assume
toward other nations an attitude of
such meekness that no trouble can
ever possibly come.
Inviting Certain Disaster.
"It is a defensible policy. But a
wholly indefensible policy would be
consistently to work for the assump
tion of responsibilities without making
any provision " for meeting the de
mands necessarily entailed by those
responsibilities. To be rich, aggres
sive and unarmed is to invite certain
disaster and humiliation.
"We have taken the Philippines, but
if we had not taken them not a parti
cle of difference would be made as re
gards the needs of our-naval policies.
There has been a division among this
people as to taking the Philippines.
There has been no division on the
Monroe doctrine; no division on build
ing, maintaining, policing and defend
ing the Panama canal; no division about
Hawaii and Porto Rico; no division
about keeping Alaska, which, though
on the continent, is just as much sep
arated as if it was an island; no di
vision . about asserting our superior
right to defend and protect Cuba. Not
one of the courses of action thus out
lined can be followed out excepting
with a first class navy.
"The Monroe doctrine was in danger
of falling not merely into disuse, but
into contempt, until we began to build
up our navy.. The Monroe doctrine
won't be observed by foreign nations
with sufficient strength to, disregard it;
when once it becomes their interest to
disregard It, unless, we have a navy
sufficient to make our assertion of the
doctrine good. The Monroe doctrine
unbacked by a navy is an empty boast.
and there exist but few more con
temptible characters. Individual or na
tional, than the man or nation who
boasts and when the boast is chat
lenged fails to make good.
Big Navy Best For Peace.
"If we have a coast defense navy
only, we had better at once turn over
' the Panama eanal to some stronger
' and braver nation, which would not
' limit itself merely to a coast defense
navy and could protect it. ir we
should limit ourselves merely to a
navy that would confine us to defensive
war war certain in the end to be un
successfulit would be well at once to
give up Hawaii, to give up Porto Rico.
to give up Alaska and to say that we
had no more interest in Cuba than the
smallest outside powers
"If we intend to claim to be a great
nation, then we must fit ourselves so
that we may be ready at need to make
good that claim. That can only be
done by building up and maintaining
at the highest point of efficiency the
United States navy
"There is a curious corollary to what
I. am just saying. If we really make
good the -olaim, the chances are in
finitesimal that it will ever be neces
sary to do so. The real chance for
war for this nation comes only if we
combine a policy which disregards the
interests or feelings of others with
policy of helplessness to hold our own
if our right to do as we wish is chal
lenged. . If, on the other. hand, we are
ready in very fact to hold our own, the
chance becomes infinitesimal that we
will be called upon to do so.
"But, constituted as this people Is,
if we did not have a foreign posses
sion, if we abandoned the Monroe doc
trine, If we banded over to some other
power the Panama canal, it would still
be necessary for ns to have a navy,
and a strong fighting navy.
First Class Navy or None.
"We do not want any navy at all if
It is not a first class one, and such a
navy will be necessary for us Just as
long as we demand the right to admin
ister our national affairs as we think
best This country is as yet in its
youth. In the process of building up
many hundreds of thousands of lmmi
grants are coming here from all parts
or the world, representing many dlf
rerent nationalities, many different
strata of. cultivation, . ol civilization
in consequence there are points of
friction between this country and oth
er countries such as exist in no other
nation. , ,:, . . ,
"Ultimately, and I think at not, a
very distant - period, " as 'this country
grows up it becomes more' and more
Important that we should keep on the
highest possible level of prosperity ths
I .,. - I
tiller" of the soil and the wapeworker, -1
for the prosperity of all other classes I
will follow their prosperity. Therefore, (
gentlemen, as it becomes more- and.
more important to keep that prosperity'
on a high level it is very possible that
we shall haveto exercise a continually
greater ' supervision, a continually;
greater exerc(se of the right of rejec
tion among immigrants ., that come
hither and shall, it may be. take an
attitude that wUI tend at first to pro
voke friction.- x - I
."Now. it-is. our undoubted right to
I say what people, what persons, shall
come to this eountrs,4o live, to work,
to become citizens. Thetnejry of cer-
. tain of our fellow citizens that e cau
' permanently follow, a policy of peace
with Insult Is lerroueous. liVe'must
. stand . up for our rights firmly, but
temperately and courteously and with
all possible respect not merely for the
rights, but for the feelings of others.
- . Words - of No Avail.
It is absolutely necessary that if
we claim for ourselves the right to
choose who shall come here we shall
be in trim to uphold that right if any
power challenges It and It cannot be
upheld by words, it cannot be upheld
by a coast defense navy. It can be
upheld only by the possession of an
efficient fighting navy, a navy able to
preserve the honor and the interest of
the tfnlted States, not by inviting at
tack on our shores and then seeing if
we cannot repel it, but by taking such
action as shall guarantee us against
our shores leing attacked.
'At the present day the Monroe doc
trine Is unchallenged, and the people
abroad who used to sneer at it now
say it is a pretty good doctrine after
all, a useful doctrine, on the whole, foi
the peace of the world. What has
produced that change? Words? Not
a bit or it Diplomacy? uniy in so
far as diplomacy rested on. the sub
stantial basis of potential force. The
voyage of the sixteen battleships
around Souju America, through the
strait of Magellan, from Hampton
Roads to Fuget sound that was the
most Instructive object lesson that had
ever been afforded as to the reality ol
the Monroe doctrine.
"Now, gentlemen, I wish to reit
erate, with just as much earnestness
as I have spoken today on other sub
jects, that I want a resistless fighting
navy, because it is the most effective
guarantee of peace that this country
can have. Uncle Sam can well afford
to pay for his peace and safety so
cheap an insurance policy as is im
plied in the maintenance of the United
States navy. -
Great Nation Playing Great Part.
"All of the leaders of our people are
fond of assuring this people that It is
a great people. We are a great peo
ple. That ought' not to be a subject
for boastfumess. ' It ought to be a
subject for serious consideration be
cause, of the heavy responsibilities
that go with it , . . ;
"We cannot help playing a great
part in the world, but. we can very
easily help playing that part well, and
to be a great people and make a great
failure is as unattractive a picture as
history affords. It is not open to us to
decide whether or not the career that
we leaiV shall be important It has
got to be important. All we can de
cide is as to whether our success shall
be great or our failure great We are
sure to make either a great failure or
a great success.
"I would not pretend for a moment
gentlemen, to you or any oue else,
mat merely military proficiency on
land or sea would by Itself make this
or any other nation great. First and
foremost come the duties within, the
gates of our own household, and
then our duty Is to strive to bring
about a better administration of Jus
tlce, cleaner, J uster, more equitable
methods in our political, business and
social life, the reign of that orderly
liberty which was the first considera
tion in. the minds of the founders of
" Must Keep. Well . Prepared.
"Our duties at home are of first Im
portanee. but our duties abroad are of
vital consequence, also. This nation
may fail, no matter how well It keeps
itself prepared against the possibility
of disaster from abroad. But it will
certainly fall if we do not thus keep
ourselves prepared. We need greatly
In the Interest of peace, in the Interest
of true national greatness, that the
United States navy, with its ships, its
officers, its enlisted men, shall at every
point be kept in the highest possible
condition of efficiency and well being.
At the conference that was held
President Roosevelt made the lmpor
tant' announcement that he wished all
of the officers present to submit the!
own views and to lay these before the
college, not the summer habitues ot
the institution, but before the officers
who had at his' behest foregathered
from all sections of the eastern sea
board to hear . these wishes of the
president personally expressed.
Joel Chandler Harris.
He hath gone from the children and ud
' der little creeturs"
That he loved bo well
To that mysterious realm of which
No one returns to tell.
All childhood land is full of Brief
And bitter tears. -.- ,
The animal kingdom's cast in gloom
And. darksome fears.
For the friend, who understood and loved
them . '
Hath gone away . ' - !
And nevermore can Join with them
In Imaginative play.
But In a better land than this.
More beautiful and fair.
He'll find some loving littla ones
Awaiting for him there. .
And In this, world he'st left behind
An empty space:
Tne ---uttie creeturs"- will find no "Mister
- Man" -.,'.-,.::'. .j, . .
To fill his Place. . ' '
Clara Cox Epperson In Nashville Amer
Hiif H(( m Iw Mum?
Tomorrow closes most successful July Clearing Sale 1
mF you have not yet visited this sale, do so tomorrow. Some of the greatest values of the season are ob
tainable now as remaining spring and summer merchandise is scheduled for immediate clearing and.
such extreme reductions have been made that there should be not hesitancy in buying. Only a part of the
bargains are advertised as many of the deepest reductions are on 'lots that mav not last all day.
"Jul Clearing prices among Silks
Light ground Printed Foulards
in patterns desirable, for'
waists; 21 inch. Per yard, 25$.
Better quality Printed Foulards
In a good variety of new "de
signs. 23 inches wide. Yd., 35c
75c and $1 Foulard Silks in
some of the season's best pat
terns and colorings; yard, 48c
Women's and children's 19c tan
hosiery reduced to, pair, 15c
Women's 50c and 69c lace and
Embroidered Hose, per pair, 39c
Men's 25c Socks, per pair, 19c
Men's 25c plain black Socks,
six in a box, at per box, $1.15
Women's blea. Vests, each, 3c
"Women's 50c Pants at pair. 35c
Clearing of Art
Stamped Dollies that are regu
larly 25c, reduced to, each, 15c
Battenberg Centerpieses, regu
lar $4 and $5 values, ea., $2.25
Post Card College Pillows (only
four left), were $3.75, now $2.87
Pine Balsam Porch Pillows,
sweet and fragrant. 20c and 33o
Clearing of ?eadytowear goods
Women's 4.50 Wash Suits, $2.95
Women's 7.50 Wash Suits, $3.95
Women's 8.50 Wash Suits, $5.95
Women's white and tan linen
suits now reduced y2 price.
20 OFF on jace & Silk Coats.
20 OFF oft' fine Linen Suits.
20 OFF on ' children's Coats.'
20 OFF 6n' wmens' Jackets.
Pure Castile Siap, limit of 5
cakes to customer, cake, ijfcc
Queen Quality Talcum Powder,
large size 25c cans, each, 18c
Imperial Hair "onic, 25c size,
15c; thte regula." 50c size, 33c
Hydrogen Peroxide,, special to
morrow, 4 oz. sl'-.e 10c; 8 oz., 18c
Main Aisle, Rear.
Striped Gingham Wash Petti
coats, $1 values, now at 65c
Silk Petticoat with wide, deep
flounces. $5 00 values, at $3.39
Infants' $1 waivable Hats,i 69c
Infants' $1J50 'oats at . 85c
Infants' 75c 'hlte dresses,
slightly mussed now at. 39o
- i Second Floor.
Chicago, July SL-Followlng are the
market quotations pday:
July. 90, 9089, 89.
September, 90. 91, 90, 90.
December, 92' 93'4, 92. 92.
May, 9G, 97. 9G, 96.
July, 77, 77'
76, 77. ' '
V.: 75 74 74U
62, 61, 61.
Ml, DI 'A.
July, 55, f;
45, 45, 44, 44.
5, 45, 41, 44.
46, 45. 45.
; , 15.67.
15.92, 16.00, 15.75, 15.75.
97, 16.05. 15.S2, 15.85.'
9.45. , ,
9.55, 9.57, 9.52, 9.52.
62, 9.67, 9.62. 9.62. , -
8.92. . ,; :
910, 9.12,, 9.02, 9.02. . ,
12, 9.20, 9.109.10. X, r
-Receipts f today-1 Wheat, 296 ;: corn,
213-; -oafs.f lTVogs, 10,000; . cat lie,
i,iUi); shetlp1 5,000
I f fc.btuna.Ulu , .receipts .Saturday-
75c and 98c plain and striped
Rajah Silks in good colors for
whole suits. Clearing price, 48c ,
$1.25 Grenadines in black,
maize, pluk and cream and in
dots and stripes. . Yard, 59c
$1 grade of rich, lustrous Black
Taffeta for-waists and dresses;
27-inch width. Per yard, 78c
. West Aisle.
Clearing of tailored suits, formerly
15, 18.50 and $20 at $5.95
There should not be a single suit- remaining by to
morrow evening. The styles are desirable' and the
fabrics are adapted for service. In appearance and
workmanship they measure up to. the high standard
3011 naturally expect in $15, $18.50 and $20.00 gar
ments. The reduction is extreme, but we must
close them out at once. Choice $5.95.
Women's 27.50, 30 and $35 suits now $9.95
This reduction is as radical as the $5.95 line and includes
what remain of our more expensive lines of Spring and
Summer Suits in silks, serges and panamas In attractive
plaid and stripe patterns and stylish mixed effects; also
plain browns and blues. The present price does not even
cover the cost of making, but this is clearing time, hence
are marked with the view of hurrying them out, $9.95
Misses' & juniors' suits at one-third price, 3.95
Suits of panamas and suitings in neat plaids and checks
which in color and effect lend themselves so admirably
for young folk's wear. Included are Jumper Dresses
in plain brown and blue. 10, 12.50, 12.95 garments, $3.95
$2 Lawn Dressing Sacques, 1.65
$2 Swiss Dressing Sacques, 1.65
$1.50 figured lawn wrappers, 98c
$1 Lawn Shirtwaists now 58c
$1.75 lace and emb. waists, $1.35
$3 lace and emb. Waists, $2.29
$3 and $4.50 Mackintoshes, 98c
Children's 4.50 linen suits, $1.69
Lawn & swiss dress, s'cq's, 1.15
Last day in sale of undermuslins
Four lots 25c, 47c, 69c & 98c
The very low prices and excellent qualities have
been prominent factors in the success of this sale.
Every single ' feature, the materials, the designing,
the workmanship, recommend the garments in this
sale for a long period of satisfactory service.
Corset Covers of nainsook, lace
and embroidery trimmed at 25c
Gowns that are cut good and full
and have neatly tucked yoke, 25c
Drawers & Long & Short Skirts,
of good muslin, trimmed,. 25c
Gowns of muslin with V & round '
recks, tastefully trimmed, 47c
Drawers & Long Skirts of mus
llne and cambric, well made, 47c
75c Gowns, CorBet'Cov., Drawers,
Long & Short Skirts, now, 69c
Wheat, 206; corn, 132; oats, 130; hogs.
Hog market opened strong 5 to . 10c
higher. Hogs, left over, 3,000, Light,
$C.056.85; mixed and butchers, $6.15
G.90? good heavy, $6.156.95; rough
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha Hogs. 5,000; cattle, 1.000.
Kansas City Hogs, 5,000; cattle,
Hog market closed strong and mostr
lv 20c " higher. ' Light,' $6.206.95;
mixed and butchers, $6.257.05; good
neavy, vj.io'.a t.v i ; rougu ueuvj,
G.50. . '
Cattle market closed steadyBeeves,
$3.407.80; cow8 and heifers. $1.50
5.80; stockers and feeders, $2.004.90.
Sheep market closed strong.
Northwestern, receipts: '. " ,
Minneapolis Today, 175; last week,
267: last year. 99..-
Duluth Today, 24 ; . last week, . 86 ;
last year. 156. ' .
Exnort clearances Wheat., and
RW. 134,000; corn, 1000; oats, none,
' Liverpool opening cables Wheat
higher, corn unchanged. ' . .
Liverpool closing Wheat, higher,
corn lower. - ; ' " : ;
New York fttttk.
.New York, July 31. Following are
July Clearing laces
19c and 25c embroidery inser
tion and edgings in eyelet and
blind patterns at, per yard, 15c
33c and 35c embroidery inser
tion and edging in blind, eye
let and barred eiTects, yard, 23c
$1.10, $1.25 and $1.48 embroid
ery insertion and edging In
blind, barred and colors, yd., 59c
July Clearing of
Metal frame window screens,
reg. 50c, reduced now to 38c
Two-burner Gas Ovens regular
ly $2.73, now reduced to $2.15
'Porcelain lined Water Coolers,
4-gal. size, were $3.90, at $2.75
10c steel Ice Tongs are now 5c
5c Insect Powder Guns, each, 3c
All our high-grade Refrigerators
now reduced 20 per cent.
Drawers of nainsook and long
cloth, lace and emb. trim., 98c
Long and Short Petticoats with
dainty lace & emb. flounces, 98c
Nainsook three-piece suits, trim
med with lace and ribbons. Cor
set Cover, Skirt and Drawers
combined In one garment. $2.50,
$3.25 3-plece suits now $2.25
$5 three-piece suits" are $3.69
$6.95 three-piece suits now $4.95
the quotations on the stock market to
day: U. P. 155, U. S. Steel preferred
108, U. S. Steel common 45, Read
ing 122, Rock Island preferred 33,
Rock Island common 17. Southern
Pacific 93. N. Y. Central 108 4, Mis
souri Pacific 56, Great Northern 137,
Northern Pacific 141, Li & N. 109,
Smelters 89, C. F. I. 32, Canadian
Pacific 174, Illinois Central 142,
Penna 125. Erie 25, B. R. T. 51,
B. & O. 92,. Atchison 87, Locomotive
56, Sugar 132, St. Paul 141, Copper
77 Republic Steel preferred 73;
Republic Steel common 21, Southern
.LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS. .
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel. '
" Rock Island, July 31. Following are
the wholesale prices In the local mar
ket today: . .. v
Provision and Produe, ,
Eggs Fresh, 17c. . -Live,
Poultry. Hens, per pound, 8c;
springs', $3. to a dozen. -
Butter Dairy, 20c
' Lard 10c - : . - ;,.
Vegetables Potatoes. 50c; onions,
$1.00. ' :y .
v ' ' ':-Llvs 8to&k.
Hogs $6.35 6.75. J ;'Y
Sheep Tearlings or over, ' $1.00 to
$5.00; Iambs, $4.50 to $6.75. .
$1 to $1.50 medallions, all
over embroidery and tuckings
in tan and white at, yard, 85c
$1.75 and $2.00 Filet and Irish
Crochet Flouncings, 27 Inches
wide; insertion & all-overs, 1.35
$3.25 all-over embroidery, tuck
ing, insertion and finished edges -In
Irish Crochet & eyelet, $1.85
25c, 29c, 33c and 35c Wash Fab
rics In newest patterns, yd., 15c
7c, 8c and 10c Wash Goods
in dependable grades, yard, 5c
Batistes in dainty pats., 122c.
Women's $2.95, patent leather
Oxfords in pretty stylish shapes.
Welt soles; well made; $2.35
Women's $3.50 tan calf , low
Bhoes from one of our Seet
makers. Reduced to, pair, $2.49
Women's , high-grade $4 patent
leather and tan calf Pumps, are
very special at. per pair, $2.83
East Aisle, Rear, kj
Light running Lawn Mower",
reg. $3.45, reduced to $2.85
Hammocks now at 20 discount
Garden Hose at 20 discount
9-inch Salad Bowls, regular 50c
values, reduced to, - each, 33c
Decorated china Sugars and
Creamers, 50c values, pair, 30c
$15 decorated 100-piece 'Eng
lish porcelain Dinnerset, $10.50
$1 and $1.50 plain Mohairs, Ba
tistes, Serge Checks in gray,
tan, black and white; 40 and
42 inches wide, - at, yard, 49c
$1, $1.50 and $2 colored wool
suitings in checks, stripes; also
plain and novelty black goods.
42 and 54-inch width. Yd.. 69c
Handsome two-tone, tapestry
and floral designs. 35c to 75c
qualities, special, roll, 15c to 30c
Varnished Gilt and heavy em
bossed papers, reg. 13c, 20c and
25c qualities, roll, 10c and 12'2C
Attractive papers in new dark
colorings with 9 and 18-inch
borders to match, roll, 5c and 7c
Cattle Steers, $3.00 to $6.00 ;cows.
and helferB, $2.00 to $4.00; calves, $4,00
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Com. 78c to 80c; oats, 50c
to 52c; wheat, 90c. . ;
Forage Timothy hay, , $3 to $10;
prairie, $7 to $10; clover, $10 to $11;
straw, $6. - :
Coal Lump, per buBhel, 14c; Black,
per bushel, 7c to 8c
' MYERS OPTICAL COi
212 Safety Building.
Second Floor.' ?
Rock Island, 111. '