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THE AUG US. SAT Ul 11) AY, OCTOBER 2, 1009.
-Prevailing Quotations at Spud
Centers Indicate There Will
Be a Drop in Prices.
ARE NOT ESTABLISHED YET
j:.; Early Crop Has Brouglit SI Pel
Bushel, But Iate Variety Will
I;; Hang Between OS and 73.
From the best information obtain-
able there is every reason to believe
that potatoes are not going to be ab
normally high, unless comparison
'made with years when the house-
bolder was able to fill his bin with
, spuds at the price of 25 or 30 cents
There is little justification for the be
lief that the price will reach over
91.00, or even nearly that high, as
-. much of the public has been led to
-believe by sonic who have been sell
ing their crop at retail about the
There is every likelihood that all
will be able to put in their winter
supply of late potatoes at prices rang-
'-ing from 50 to 75 cents. It is thought
the average will be about half way
. between these figures.
' Price !Sot IXubliHhed Yet.
: As the crop of late potatoes has
not begun to come into the market
prices can scarcely said to be estab
lished yet. Even commission houses,
" although they are investigating the
crop in various states and localities,
are not offering to make contracts
until they find out what the condi
tions of the market are to be.
The prediction of potatoes from 55
to 65 cents a bushel sire based on
the fact-that growers and commis
sion houses of Minnesota, which has
an immense crop, are offering to lay
No. I spuds down on track here for
40 cents a bushel. They are being
sold where grown for about 25 cents.
lOnrly 1'otnlur Mitch.
A large part of the early potato
crop has been marketed, at least lo-
, cnlly. The price has been high and
depended much upon quality. Same
have brought as high as $1 a bushel.
'although the prevailing price has
been about a quarter or so less.
Potatoes that were planted early
' and secured the benefit of the abun
dance of the moisture of the early
summer, have yielded much better
than was expected in spite of the long
dry season later in the summer.
pany of relatives and friends' will u-
tend the ceremony. Next Monday Mr.
Michael will leave with his bride for
a wedding trip. They will reside :n
Kansas City, Mo.
' tPooiety ih'WS, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Arprus, will
bo g ladly reeeived and published. Iut
',in either case the identity of the sender
. must be made known, to insure reliability.-
Written notices must bear sig
nature aiij address.
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r Wintermann - Martin. Announc-?-.
ment is made of the ainH'oaching mar
riage of Miss Adah Wellington Martin,
daughter, of Mr. anil Mrs. Wellington
Martin of Davenport, to Oscar Joseph
. Winternianu of St. Louis. The cere
;.mony will call together a 'brilliant com
pany of.tri-ci'ty friends at the home f
the bride on East Seventh street, and
will be one of the social events of the
fall season. In the bridal party will
be Miss Dorothy' Martin, sister of the
bride, as maid of honor, Miss Helen
Davis as bridesmaid, and little Miss
Virginia Harper, as flower girl. After
a short wedding trip Mr. Wintermann
and his bride will reside in St. Louis,
I where they will be at home after Dec.
: , 1. Miss.Iarfiu is one of the favorites
L Of the "younger social set of t he tri
' cities: rfhe . attended St. Katharine's
school and later spent a year abroad
k in travel,' and at a finishing school in
i Paris, returning home last winter.
'"Mr. Wintermann is ' a member of a
prominent St. Louis family, his fathei
'being one of the well known sugar r;
ners of-. the, south. He is a graduate
.-ocvastimscen university as a cuem-
-iii, auu as ior a nine coiiuecieu w n u
i the Davenport Corn Products com
pany. Mr. Wintermani; is at present
; "'associated with his father in the mau
t agement of a large refinery in St.
To Wed Thig Evening. This eve-i-ing
at 8:30 the marriage of Miss Mari
an Lee McCandless to George Ed
ward Michael will be solemnized , at
the home of Dr. and Airs. Albeit H.
McCandless, the former's parents, 9o3
Twenty-third street. Dr. W. S. Mar
quis, pastor of the Uroadway Presby
terian church, will perform the cere
mony. Miss Florence McCandless, a
lister of the bride-to-be, wiM be the
maid of honor, and Herbert Michael, a
brother of the groom-to-be, will serve
as groos.-uan. Miss Evangeline Casteel
will play the Lohengrin wedding
march and the Misses Clara Crawforl,
Cora Gael jer, Florence Schneider,
Mable Smith. Sara Stoddard, Maud
Young and Nina Van Kuren ami Mrs.
Oscar Tremann Ohlweiler will sing
the words of the march. A laige com-
"Blood Will Tell"
Strength, stamina and vital
ity depend upon the blood
r supply. Keep it pure, fresh
and red with
Sold Everywhere. , la boxes IS and Z5c
Entertains Bible Class. Hope
Thompson entertained the members oi
the Men's Bible class of tho Uroadway
Presbyterian church in the Sunday
school rooms of the church last even
ing. A four-course dinner was served.
Forty-two were present. After dinnei
.vw w.:e several speeches. William
.t Yi':..y:u Sylvius as toastmaster.
Irs Hi: i:it Cropper-Johnston sang
:i .1 V. ;'..!() :3 uel and Kinuie Leiii3
fziM.i.-.hei orchestral music. Among
those who spoke were: Judge E. C.
Graves, A. D. Sperry, Judge It. B. Olm
sted. Dr. W. S. Marquis. H. A. Weld,
H. B. Hayden, Major C. W. Hawes, 11.
W. Crawford, Dr. F .A. Smith. A. D.
Welch, W. S. Parks and It. C. Smedley.
Guldenzopf-Weaver. Lewis Gulden
zopfnnd Miss M. Grace Weaver, both
of Milan, were married Thursday ev
ening at S o'clock in the presence of
a company of relatives at the home of
Mrs. Harry G. Dack, 1S17 Sixteenth
street, Mrs. Dack being a sister of the
bride. Rev. Marlon Humphreys, pas
tor of the Central Presbyterian church
officiated. The couple departed on a
wedding trip to various points in Illi
nois, and on their return will be at
home to their friends in Milan. Mr
Guldenzopf is proprietor of the Milan
Independent, and is recognized as one
of the progressive and successful pub
lishers of the county. His bride is a
popularly known young lady.
At Moiine Club. The first of a serl
series of social entertainments planned
by the Moiine club was held in the
club house last evening and a fine
dinner was served. About 200 were at
the tables. The speakers of the even
ing were Mayor Andrew Olson, Mo
iine: Robert Rexdale, Rock Island; D.
R. iane, Davenport, and George W.
Ross, East Moiine. and the subject iis
signed to each was treated in a most
happy and entertaining manner.
President A. T. Foster of the clu'i
acted as toastmaster and at the close
said that the enjoyment of the even
ing was a foretaste of the good tilings
in store for the members -luring the
Parker-Davenport Engagement An
nounced. Announcement is made of
the forthcoming marriage of Samuel
F. Parker, superintendent of the print
ing department of the Modern Wood
men head office, and Miss Mabel G.
Davenport, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John C. Davenport, 430G Sixth avenue.
The date of the wedding has not been
set. Miss Davenport is employed in
the clerical department at the Wood
men head office.
Haugh-Harms. Announcement is
made that Wednesday. Oct. 27, is the
date for the wodding of Miss Paula
Harms, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Lot bar Harms of this city, to John
I laugh, formerly of Davenport, now
of Clinton. The wedding is to be sol
emnized in the Harms home at 52'1
Remembered on Birthday. T 3.
Young was pleasantly surprised by 20
of his friends and relatives last even
ing at his home on Twenty-second
street. The occasion was his 47th
birthday anniversary and he was pre
sented with a beautiful carving set.
H. A. J. McDonald made the presenta
MISS RAMSER HEADS
SOCIAL SERVICE CLUB
Tlnvo Interesting; Programs Arranged
for Remainder of Year c.t
The program committee of the Tri
City Social Service club met Thurs
day afternoon at the Lend-a-Hand
club rooms in Davenport. The fol
lowing officers were elected for the
Chairman. Miss Dina Ramser,
Secretary Mrs. Barnhardt, Mo
Three interesting programs have
been arranged for the remainder of
the year, that for October to be held
in Rock Island, when a report of the
Illinois Conference of Associated
Charities will be given by a returned
The November meeting will be held
in Davenport during the Iowa State
Conference of Associated Charities,
and will be in the form of a reception
to delegates and visitors. The De
cember meeting will be in Moiine. At
this meeting. Mr. Wing of Chicago,
late of Boston, will give an illustrated
lecture on the tuberculosis problem.
Mr. Wing is superintendent of the
Tuberculosis institute of Chicago.
ALED0 RUNAWAY IS FATAL
.Mrs. William Dilley, Wife of Farmer,
Thrown from Buggy and Dies.
A fatal runaway occurred at Aledo
Thursday evening in which Mrs. Wil
Ham Dilley, the wife of a prominent
farmer, received injuries which re
sulted in her death at an early hour
yesterday morning. . Mr. Dilley. who
was with his wife at the time of the
accident, escaped with a few minor
The accident happened "iust as the
Dilleys were driving out of town for
their home, 4 miles southeast of thjfi
city. Mr. Dilley started to put on his
gloves. ' While doing so the horse
shied and before Mr. Dilley could
get control of the animal it had
We wish to sav a word or two to those who are going to be married. We want you to come in and compare o"r K0(Jy"d
miceT Yofare lor the very best goods at the very lowest prices, are you not? Well, we can if you will let u. coii-
yonZtenve you money on your outfits. Tnen with our years of experience in the . housefurmshing business v
can assist you in many ways and with our 'simple credit sstem it enables you to pay for them without hardly feeling it a little
wch week and soon you have a cozy home, ALL YOUR OWN, fully paid for. Come in and talk it over with us. It s a pleas
ure 10 snow yuu.
EVERYTHING MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES
A buffet highly polished and made entire
ly from genuine quarter-sawed oak, large
mirr-rr Hark This buffet is one of the best
llllt i VI ,
Every one marked at prices that would
be impossible to duplicate elsewhere. You
could select no better time to buy a dining
table than now. Round QQ QC
top extension tables $45.00 down to. tp(Jt7cJ
Saves hours of standing.
Saves miles of walking.
Makes kitchen work easy.
No such display of Davenports and
Couches has ever been shown as we are show
ing now. A solid car load has just been re
ceived. You must see this display in order
to appreciate its real value.
Davenport, upholstered in
Boston leather, only
Couch coveiedin v
Boston leather, only
We are exclusive agents for
A Riverside Aer-Duct
To Keep You Cozy
Nerer buy a raattrew unlea yoa can ee what it
contains. Tfaia laced opening makes seeing easy.
Throw Out That Uncomfortable Mattress!
A Stearns & Foster costs too little, and a thorough night's rest is too
important for you to put up longer with one that isn't comfortable.
Just think of the most luxurious mattress you ever laid on, think
of the immediate rest it gave to your tired body, the sound, whole
some sleep you enjoyed on it. That is the way you enjoy a
Stearns & Foster mattress. Don't hesitate another day. Have
us send you one of these mattresses. Sleep on it for 6o nights,
then if you can give up its luxurious comfort, we will sentl for your
mattress and return your money without question or argument.
Made of peeilly selected cotton by tie The most sanitary mattress known, as
wonderfal web process which produces well as the most comfortable. It
the luxuriously buoyant felt. Forty is dust-proof, moisture proof, ver
filmywebsoffibrearemadeintoalayer. min proof. Made as it is, it can't
Kine of these layers make a mattress. grow lumpy or wear into hollows.
An occasional sun bath is the only renovation it ever needs.
Anchor Grade Soft and springy, better
than most f-i $.00 mattresses atu.au
Windsor Grade A mattress that we
guarantee is better than any other ad-
veruica makes at any price aij.av
Four Grades of Superiority
Lenox Grade A little hrtt-r, a littlr more
comfortable, a little more durable than
either of the others ... $16.90
Style "A" A mattress di-tnie.stipertor toany
mattress ol any material at any prite $22.50
Jfa.'rtises maJt in two farts, joc. txtra.
. . $18.50
This is one of the greatest values ever of
fered in a China Closet, has bent glass ends,
highly polished, solid oak t? O OA
construction, price only
Others as high as $70.00.
If you are thinking of buying a Parlor
ii,;t Ann' fail tr see our disnlav. It fs the best
and biggest shown in this part of the conn-
try. 3-piecc suits
from $85.00 down to
See Our Display of
.Uneqoaled Values jj)
The designs and colors are more than beautiful. Their har
mony and contrast seem to express the emotions of the weaver
They all but live, so beautiful are the colors.
BUNDHAR WILTON RUGS always lead.
Its use in your home stands for economy
and better heat service.
Come in and let us convince you.
Remember you can, get repairs for the
Riverside the same day as ordered.
room size, price . . .tjjCj.'UfcP "
Brussels Rug, 9x12 size, worth
Velvet Rug, '"9x12 size, beauti
ful colors, worth -f fl
$22.50, now.;.. 'lu.Utl
Wilton Velvet Rug, seamless.
ART-LOOM Seamless Wil
ton Rug, usually sold for
When you buy a "RI VERSIUE" you in
sure yourself against stove troubles forever.
Free, a Riverside Cook Booh and Souvenir. None to Children
Rock Island, Illinois
Corner Sixteenth Street and Second Avenue
swerved, throwing him out of the J
Mrs. Dilley was thus h-rt alone in
the rig, helpless and the frightened
horse ran away, upsetting the buggy
and throwing her out. She struck
on her head and received severe in
juries about the head and shoulder
that resulted in her death.
The Harriet and North Star brought
down loss anl rt turned north. The
stage of water was 2.'J at G a. in. and
Frightful Fate Avertsd.
I would have been a cripple for
life, from a terrible cut on my Knee
cap," writes Frank Disbcrry. KelUher,
Miuii., "without Ilucklen's Arnici
Salve, which soon cured int." Infalli
ble for wounds, cuts and bruises. It.
soon cures burns, scalds, old sores,
boils, skin eruptions. World's best for
piles. 25c at all druggist.
Chicago. Oct. 2. Following are the
quotations on the markets today:
December, J), 100, !!)',. 100',.
May, 102', 102, 101 , 102'i.
December, f(i, .r7:H, "'.. r7'js.
May, 59',, ".O'i. f.
December, ."'.S-'H, "'.). .".x, ;;:yf.
May, 11, 12. II',. 12.
October, 2:1.20, 2:5.20, 2:i.l", 2,-:.20.
January. 18. 1.1, 18.05. IS. 15, IS. 00.
October. 12.25, 12.25. 12.1 7." 12.22.
November. 11.77. 11.S2. 11.75, 11.82.
January, .10.85. 10.'.I2. 10.82. 10.90.
October, 11.55. 11.57, 11.55. 11.57.
January, 9.75, 9.77, 9.72. 9.77.
What a Woman Will Not Do.
There is notliiiigr a woman would mt
do to refrain her iost beauty. Sheoujrht
to be fully as zealous in preserving her
ffood looks. The h?rb drink called
Lane's Family Medicine or Jane's Tea
Is the most efficient aid In. preserving
a beautiful skin, and will do more than
anything else to restore the roses to
dealers", 25 cents. J her.vy i.u0&S.40, rough heavy 7.50
Receipts today Wheat "t, corn
397, oats 136, hogs C.000. cattle 300,
sheep 1.5 00.
Estimated receipts Monday Hogs
Hog market opened steady. Hogs
left over 3.000. Light 7.55 8.25.
mixed and butchers 7.60 8.40. good
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha Hogs "..".no. cattle loo.
Kansas City I logs 5,ooo, cattle
3 0 0.
Hog market closed steady. liulk
sales 7. 90 Oi 8.20, light 7.50 8.25,
mixed and butchers J.iinJi s.u, good
heavy 7.50 (fi 8. 10. rough heavy 7.50
Cattle market dosed steady.
Siieep market closed steady.
North western receipts Minneapo
lis, today 182. last week :!(", last
year 813. Dulnth today 830, last
week 937, last year 5.S2.
Liverpool closing cables Wheat
lower to h,her, corn lower.
New York Stccks.
New York, Oct. 2. Following are
the quotations on the stock market today:
IT. S. Steel preferred .......
U. S. Steel common
Rock Island preferred
Rock Island common . . . . . .
. .208'. i
. . $2
. . 76'
New York Central 135
Missouri Pacific 09'i
Ureal. Northern 153
Northern Pacific 155
I. . & N 151 '4
('. F. 1 45
Canadian Pacific 17"
Illinois Central , I51V-:
Fiie 32 ,
C. & 0 89
II. K. T
It. o. 11
l.ocpmo' i vo ... i 01
St. Paul 102'2
Ccspper S I
Republic Steel common 17
Southern Railway 30',
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Uive
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
- Rock Island, Oct. 2. Following are
'he wholesale prices on the local
Provisions and Produce.
Live Poultry Hens, per pound,
iOc; spring chickens, per pound. 14c.
- Butter Dairy, 25c to 27c f creamery
30c to 21c. - '
Lard 13c to 14c.
Potatoes 55c to 00e.
Oni in.s 00c to 7ic.
Feed and FuH.
Oruin Corn. 7o- to 7.V; oats, 3.'.r to
40'c; whrat, Pc.
Forage Timothy hay. 510 lo $11;
bald hay. $1 j ; traw, $0.
Coal Lump, per bushel He; black.
should be your positive decision the
next time you are effered a snbvfiluic
for ilostcllci's MuiujmIi Ritlcr.
Thousaiids have learned from exper
ience that it is only folly to experi
ment with unknown remedies for
slciiiach ills. AImjs slick lo
It is a well-known and time tried
remedy for Poor Appetite. Smr KIs.
ings. Indigestion. !;lIiiig, llloatin.
Jjspepsia and Malaria, I'cvcr aad
Acme Tly ii Iwilllc today ai: 1 satisfy