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7 ONE OF OLD GUARD
George Ware, Who Quit Ilis Job
Us Driver of Mule Cars 27
! i Years Ago, Here.
THE ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1909."
The 'Pride You
NOW PROSPEROUS FARMER
ljuufcr Days Still in the
eel isi a ilosne of Yosir
This picture shows the dining- room of one of the cozy little homes we created for a
young married couple not long ago. The entire home consists of four rooms sit
ting room, dining room, bsd room and kitchen. The young couple paid for it at the
rate of $10 a month. Formerly they lived in a boarding house and they weren't
happy one minute of the time. Now life is as rosy as dawn
Vimis only "Shr.i ty" studcr of the , Furthermore we furnished this home on 30 days' free trial.
This gave them the opportunity to see how everything
looked in the heme and was exactly what was needed. Now
the money that these young people formerly-paid to the
boarding house has mere than paid for their home outfit
and the rent besides. And imagine how much better off they
are. They take the greatest pride in their home, and that
is an intensely interesting phase of our plan. We will do
the same thing for ycv.. We have hundreds of outfits rang
ing in price from $40.00 to $500.00. And wo are ready for
you now reacly to show you and help you to live econ
omically and beautifully.
George Ware, old tiruo street ear ,
driver between Rock Island and Mo
line in the days when the late John !
. ai lit I iihu tjuiiaiiicill llUlll'Jllll v V. 1 j
the bin Suns in the local street rail
Vvsy y-.-orld, and when mules were U
wtive power, is visiting friends and
relatives in the three cilies. j
In his day Ceorge was one of the'
bet Known men in the street railway
.service. He was an. old standby -A '
the company, audjie could drive tlus: 1
ii;;le:: as nearly -on schedule time as
th: next one that is. In the days of
urnl where paving is ;iow, and when a
Lock Islander, setting apart a half-day j
to make a trip to Moliue and back.'
lmd to add at h :u', another half day j
to it, u the weather was bad, belure
li- sot back, and ii' the v.eath.'r was
cold, the trip in those old ears was in
im way . preferable to arct'.c explora
tion. Uearge funis in the street railway
service today only oae of his old fel
low employes "Shorty" SUider, who
is a motorman o:t the Third avenue
line, lfctvfn.5 dropped the lines and
taken hold ,f the crank when elec
tricity was inl reduced.
I'rnM-r'il In llic
tleorge is now pretty nearly 70 years
VU" age, and he is t at her glad that 27
years ago lie put hi.--, little savings
after 13 years driving those mules
into part payment for a Nebraska
farm, and went west to gry up with
the country. He grew. That is re.
say, ho paid fur that farm, then paid
r-zari c?-.i H
s.-3: ! I'.i&idW
PLANNING THE HOi
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The architect in not the real builder of the home. He may design and adorn the building. We
make the home complete in its hundred and one details. We supply the real comfort, the cozy nccka
and corners and ths artistic effects that make a real home.
No matter what your preference may be as to style, wood, finish or cost, you can be positively certain cf sat
isfying your wants here, and, more than that, we enter into the real home spirit by making terms so liberal that
you find no hardship in paying.
We seek the permanent friendship of our customers as well as their patronage, and are always willing to as
sist them in every way to obtain 2 cosy and comfortable home, which is desired by most men and women.
for more land, and Una!
BAv rteT-sf u4i-TNi..5 a
" ,-t-'- -V- .-I
got ready to retire from fanning sold
out and 'mcicd to town."' We is now
lining in t. Tatil. Neh.. not far from
Ij valid Island. It i a scitooi town and
-rronded by a rich farming country.
George s children have grown tin and'
have prospered li!,ewis .Mr. Wan'
is a fine pumple of wlio, be
ginning as a faithful employe, perse
vered in labor and wcli iioing till n;
made the tide of a ITairs turn !ns wy.
He married in Davenport II years
ano. His wife is with ben on (Ins
;trip, andi5 visiting , her t'oLl-.s in the
.city a-cross the river.
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Combination Iiook Case, is piano pol
ish finish, goku a oak, (tOf
We carry a complete line of
washing machines, S differ
ent styles. Ihey ts or
Terms: $3.00 cash: S1.C0 a week.
And up to J2U.O0 for the fin
est water motor niai-i;n
made. Let us show them to
Terms: $1 cash; 50c a week.
1 his is on. c! the finest upholstered couches made. The entire couch i.-4
eompli te!y covt red k: g ..-nuirie Kogersotti leather and cannot be"distin
gnished from the best No. 1 leather; has oil tempered, all steel construc
tion, leaking it the most durable couch e ver made. C?00 A C"
This is a regular 3r. value. As long as they last 3c.m.k)
Terms: $2.00 cash; $1.C0 a week.
This Kange COO K(
Terms: $3.00 cash; $1.00 a week.
EARY PRESENTS EVI
DENCE THAT COOK D!D
MOT REACH POLE
f (Continued from P;ike lOlprlit.)
proximate dcternun.-iMon or tne uato
at this time as about the iir.-t. ff July.
(This statement also serves, if indeed
anything more than the inherent
straightforwardness and detail of
their narrative were need".!, to sub
stantiate the accuracy and truthful
ness of the boys' statement. This lo
cality of Cape Vera is mentioned Pi
Svcrdrup's narrative as (he p! :t:o
where during his stay in ihut region
ho obtained cider di:ek3 egu:;.)
From Cape Vera they w.-rii on dow i
into- ithe sotithwest an'.e ol Jones
IBOtma, . wnore uiey Kii:eu a aea--,
thence east alomj; the south coast of
the Sound, killing three bear:, at th
Ipoint noted on the map. to the penin
sula known as Cape sparho on the
map, about midway on the sr :;th siii-
of Jones Sound-, Here th -y killed
some mur-k-oxen and, enntini-.i.ig cat,
fkilled fctir mere at the place indicated
5on the chart, and were tinally sfmpe i
by the pack of ice a the mouth of
Jones Sound. From here they ttir;i"d
back to Cape Spas-bo, where they win
tered and killed many musk oxen.
After the tun returned in H"!) lhev
started. pushiag their sledge, ar.ss'
Jones Sound to Cape Tennyson, the:iea
along the Coast to ( larence II -; d
(passing inside of two siiej;! isla.ij
not shown on the chart, b.t diav.n on
It by the boys), where tley kilie.i a! do I
bear, thence across the broad biht
in the coast of Cadogau Fiord. th iicd
around Cape Isabc-l'. i and up t ) Com
mander Peary's eld home in Payer
Harbor near Caio Sabiue. wh"i-.. th-v
iounti a seui i-.ti-ii.:u ior i:ie:n ny i'.mvi
Ikpah, I-took-a-shoo's fat iter. Froi!1
hero they crossed Smith Sound on the
ice, arriving at Anov.it, ik.
(Signed) R- E. PEAKY, V. S. X.
, ROBERT A. HAUTI.KTT,
Master S. S. KoohcvcU.
-'..' D. H. Mc.MILI.AN.
GEORC.K HORl j.
JU.TTIIEW A. HEXSON".
This 22 piece glsss table set ennnot be distinguished from the best cut
glass. We have c,'ven hundreds of these sets away to our customers in
the past six months. Why net come and get one? They cost you nothing.
Every customer whose purchase amounts to $40.00 or over can have one at
time d fpurchasa. Just ask the mart.
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r'ti: fr-SI mm pteJ
j4vWj ii0iK;u.n! I?! c ,44 fetib j I
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This beautiful Oak Heat
er; the famous Lincoln
Oak; this No. 11 size,
$1 Cash, 50c a Week.
Air Tlht Healer
This famous stove was demonstrated
o:i our sidewalk. Holds fire for 72
bouts; biin.s anything, and will do
;.s well viib the eheapest ilack coal
with the best lump coal. Giiar:oi-
l to cr.t yotir coal bills 3:5 percent.
i"v in and see oiu?.
Terms $3.00 Cash; $1.00 a Week
I. " - -ratras -t -
3 Gash S
Uuvs :i Moore
ine machine eer
the 20th Century Rauje. All the latest and greatest
features. We will guarantee to cut o:ir coal bills
(I S? and up
l of what you have been paying.
The pi ices start at
$1.C0 a vcc!. will do.
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Cook Says Records and
Instruments Will Fully
Sustain Story He Tc!ci
RufTalo, N. Y., Oct. 13. -"I can
only say that actual living liutijan
witnesses of my journey to the polo
will themselves be able to disprove
Hie distorted declarations pur int0
their mouths in the statement issued,
by Peary," said Cook today :( the
Assceiated Press. "There eoubi m
be better testimony than that ?dven
by the men themselves before an un
biased body of inquirers. Peary evi-
tbe most profound importance and m
MlK'ai llnvr llraiih( 'I'lu-iii.
It seeiM.s to me be rn!';ht have
brought their. alf;iiK wiili liim if he
v. as so ronlidont they would ct.rrob
orate his story. Hv, bov. ever, ybose
not to io so. I will, therefore.' send
for them as soon as possible and
place them at the disposal of any
s i"nli!ic or other body that mey do
si re to examine them with the aid ol
any competent interpreters whom the
ej.-Hinhr.iiK body -may appoint."
ItefiisH'il IHrrcl Answer.
Cleveland. Oct.. 13. Admittins he
had been HCipiniiited with the subject
matter of the Peary Arctic club's
; t t'-nie::ts that his Eskimo compan
ions traced his route In the arctic rc
Rion to a circular trip which at. no
C;i:o approached the pole. Dr. Freder
ick A. Cook last night refused to ans
wer the statement drectly.
"So soon as navigation permits next
year, however," he said, "a ship will
bo fitted out, probably in June, to
hrins my Eskimo companions nd my
instruments back. The instrements, I
feel, are safe. The natives know they
are cached and will respect that each.
of preparaUon hut. From the T'ni ver
sify of Copenhagen will come the first
decision. From that university copies
of ll.e records will be sent Mmnlta-
neously to nil the geographical socie
ties of the world.
"We have already replied to Peary's
harp.es no far as it is necessary at
this time. I have sought to avoid a
controversy and f.hn'.l let my records
speak for themselves.
"I ma sure my inst rmnonts will he
in good condition when my vessel
soes for them next summer."
II rati Icy Snyn It In ICidii-iilous.
New York, Oct. 13. John U. Brad
ley, on scent?; tho statement issued by
Lieutenant Commander Peary, design
ed o discredit Dr. Cock's announce
ment of the discovery of the pole,
"Mr. Peary's allegations carry their
own refutation. There is one feature
of his charges, however, whichit might
he worth while to note. When Mr.
Peary presents this map, traced, he
says, by the direction of the Eskimos
who were; wil.li Dr. Cook, he says he
believes thai during 14 months Dr.
My records will be submitted in detail 'Cook exposed himself to hardships r.o
to the University of Copenhagen, prob-1 less than those which he would have
dently regards their evidence as of ably within GO days. They are in course suffered in the prosecution of a legiti
mate polar expedition and all to no
"When one considers that Dr. Cook
has been fittedby incliniit ion and ex
perience for (be; work of exploration
Tnd that during his manhood his dream
has been the penetration of the boreal
center, the folly of supposing that with
Hie equipment and oppoi tuuii y he
would remain inactive is too obvious
for serious discussion."
October, 11.1.".. 31.20, 11. on. 11.00.
January, IM',2, U-t:2, '..oT, 'J. 57.
Chicago. Oct. 13. Following are the
(notations on the market today:
Deeemberl OP.',. 101. 103',. 10! .
May, 103',, 10.-), 101, 105.
December, 5S, f.SVi, 57'i, 57.
May, C, 'VJ's, CO .
December, 39, 39Vi, "O'i.
May, 41. 11
October, closed 23.00.
January, 3S.4r,, 18.47. is.47, 1S.27.
May, IS. 15, 3 8.17. 1S.05. 1S.C5.
October, 12.05. 11.95. 11.97.
November, 11.70, 11.70, 11.57, 11. CO.
Uictipts today Wheat, S7; cor:i,
3,"'; oals. 32; bogs, 25, ;"; cattle, 21.
.'!'.;; ".--.heep, 4o,0"0.
Estimated receipts Thursday
Hoj; market ojtened 5i'0 cuts
lower, liogs left over, 9ooo. Eig:i
f 7. i, iiif. 7. 7tt; mixod and bi'iiers, $7.-1
& 7. 95; good luavy,
Cattle mar!:- t oi eiieil
Sheep inaik- t oreneil
t )i:iah;i 1 io ::5.oiai ;
: 1 higher, corn higlK-r.
i.iv ipoid -losi:ig AVli'itt "
to J lowcs. cerr. higher.
$7.2of( s.uo; rougli
. at tii ,
1 (;( '. cuttle.
Hog ;:iaiket cloted weak 5 to u
rents loivc-r f!.:m y-M!erday IJuli;.
f7.35&7.75; lig!!. $f,.to&7.75; mix-.-l
and butrii'-rs. $7.15&7ot; good heavy,
?7.15&7.90; ro-igh heavy. $7 10&7.35.
Cattle 'li.'uket cioced ttecdv
Slieep i:mrketlo3Cd wea',:.
Not thwesiern receipts:
Minne.ipOiis Today, 311; last weU,
509; Inst year. 3SS.
Dubith To Iry, 425; last week, f.2'1;.
last year, 211.
Liverpool opening cables Wheat
New York StocVt.
New York, Oct. 13 Following ;t.;
(lie quotations ou the t?toek market to
I'. P. Stc.l ps-ferred
U. S. tf'ecl common
U(j-1; Island jtu fetr'-d
Itock Island common
Xo' t !: we.-,i ej ii
Southern Pacific . .
New York Centra
Miss'.-ur! Pacific ..
Great Nerihern . . ,
Not the! ii Pa iiie . .
W.. &l N
Sir.epeis . ,
C. F. I.
Canadian Pacific . .
Illinois Cerdial ...
C. & O
II. H. T.
. 2"2 '.s
a & o no
.-. u.'.ar ,
He; uhlie Sk-Ii-'public
i'o'ith. rn Ka:
I f.-t ied
I, ci.iutnmi .
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provision, Live
Stock, Feed and Fun.
Hock Island, Oct. 13. Following ar
the whoIe.-a!e pri ea on the lucal
Previsions and Produce.
. Live Poultry liens, per pound,
10c: spring chi'kens, per jiouud. 14c.
Putter Daiiy, 25c to 27c; creamery,
20c to 2!c.
Lard 13c o 14c.
Potatoes: 55c to fOc. :
Onions G0c to 70c.
Feed and Fuel.
(j'rain Corn. C5c; oatu, 25c to 45c;
Forage Timothy hay. f 10 to 111;
haled hay, 511; straw, JC.
Coal Lump, per bufhtl, 14c; clack,