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THE ARGUS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1909.
Take the druggist's word for
It. It's the only thing you
have to go by in drugs. Conse
quently It pays to select a good
H. O. ROLFS,
'. Dispensing Chemist.
JEFFRIES NOT TO
GO ON STAGE
Denied That He Has Signed
Contract for $80,000 The
atrical Engagement .
PRIOR TO THE BIG FIGHT
You can build a ship for your
self and load It with treasure
twice over while you are wait
ing for one to come to you.
And you do not need any more
money to start with than just
what you have. Make your
dollar la the bank draw others
to it and keep on drawing oth
ers till you have enough to
make a profitable Investment.
Start now and open an account
with $1 or more.
4 Interest Paid
O 1 1
' Now is the
Proposes to Spend Winter in Moun
tains -Johnson, However, Af
ter the "Soft."
To think about your
We have a complete line of
novelties, specialties and fav
ors, such as:
Pumpkin boxes, pumpkin
lanterns, fruits with faces,
snapping bon bons, fruit candy
boxes, pumpkin heads on pins,
figures on pins, pumpkin horns,
transparent heads, etc.
Hallowe'en napkins, hallow
e'en crepe paper.
Pumpkin and apple pies,
cream patties w-ith faces, Indi
vidual moulds ice cream pump
kins, fruits, etc.
It will pay you to call and
get prices before placing your
1716r1718 Second Avenne.
Council Bluffs, Iowa
November 15 to 20, 1909
The congress for 1909 will
cover a very much larger
field, tno exhibits will be mora
numerous and more diversi
fied in character than hereto
fore.' Twenty-eight of the princi
pal horticultural states will
bo represented by their most
intelligent and progressivt
fmit growers, all working
for the succeEs of the na
tional mortlcultural congress.
The national horticultural
congress la an enterprise In
which every locality in the
United States is interested.
It is n , national educational
enterprise for the betterment
of fruit culture.
Information relative to the
congress on request.
S. F. Bovd.
Dlv. Pass. Agt.,
F. H. Plummer,
O. P. Agent,
1829 Second Av.,
For IVtmkenneij, Ophun,
1 morphia and
itx Dreg Uibig,
the Tabacco Habit
New York, Oct. 30. Jeffries will
not accept any theatrical engagements
between now and the time he fights
Johnson but will retire to the moun
tains of California and devote his
entire period to active and systematic
training for the championship bat
tle, according to Sam Berger, his
manager. Following the signing of
articles to fight it was reported Jeff
ries had been offered J80.000 for
eight n-onths on the stage to begin
Jeffries has not decided just when
he will go to California but it i3 be
lieved he will remain in the east and
continue his training in a gymnasium
until December 1, when bids for the
fight will be opened. Johnson and
his manager, George Little, start for
Chicago today and will arrange for
a long theatrical season before the
flow Tcnna Were Made
New York, Oct. SO. James J, Jeff
ries and Jack Johnson met in the ban
quet hall at the Hotel Albany yester
day afternoon and after a conference
that lasted more than an hour the men
agreed to battle 45 rounds or more for
the heavyweight championship of tho
world before the club offering the
largest purse. The purse is to be di
vided, 73 per cent to the winner and
25 per cent to the loser.
It was agreed to fight not later than
July 5, 1910. This will give both men
an opportunity to fill out theatrical en
gagements. Then, again, it means
good j.ictures and a good attendance,
as th.j fight is to take place in the
The men are to battle for a side bet
of $10,000. Each man posted $5,000
come time ago, and the other $5,000
was posted yesterday afternoon. This
money goes also a3 a forfeit and
stands as a side bet as soon as the
men enter the ring.
Murphy to Hold Stakes.
Bob Murphy has been named as tem
porary stakeholder. Johnson's $5,000
posted in Chicago and the money post
ed by Jeffries in New York two months
ago vill be forwarded to Murphy rt
Jeffries was in the hall when John
son entered shortly after 3 o'clock.
Jeffrl33 was seated at a long table,
with George Considine on one side and
Bon Vernon on the other. Sam Ber
ger was close at hand.
Vh3'i Johnson was about to take hla
seat the men were formally Introduced
and at once settled down to business.
The first hitch came when Jeffries
said that he wanted to fight winner
take all. Johnson was willing to agree,
but his manager would not listen ;o
such a proposition.
"Suppose we should lose," said he,
"where would we come in?"
It was finally agreed the men should
divide on a 75 and 25 per cent basis.
Whea it came to the side bet Jeff
ries paid: "I will bet $20,000 on tho
side." Johnson would not listen to
this. He proposed that the side bet
Jeff Flaabes Big Roll. .
"But you have been traveling around
town telling everybody that you waut
ed to bet $20,000 on the side," chirped
"That is not bo," retorted Johnson.
"Bat it has been printed in the
papers," came from Jeffries.
"I never said it," replied Johnson.
"Ill bet you $10,000 on the side. You
know I need a little money for wint?r
coal, and It would not do to tie up my
entire bank roll." And Jeff let it go
The number of rounds was next !n
order. "So far as I go," said Jeffries,
"I don't care If it's six, 10, 20, or 100
rounds; but I know what the public
will T.emand and I am going to see
they get It it means a finish."
At this the crowd cheered until Bob
Murphy had to outroar them for order.
But Johnson was not satisfied. He
feared a San Francisco club, where
only 20 round bouts are allowed,
might get the bid, and in that event
insisted that 20 rounds should be
May Pa trp FrUeo.
"Then Frisco won't get the fight,''
announced Jeffries decisively. "Make
it 45 rounda or more." Swallowing
his objections, previously voiced, the
negro agreed volubly.
As c finish fight had been agreed
on, It was the consensus of opinion at
the matchmakers' table that either Ne
vada or California must get the win
ning bid. With 50 days for the bids
to come in and 60 days more for the
men to condition themselves in. the
weather at the earliest would be .too
wet In California and too cold in Ne
vada. Both men agreed that, to ie
commodate the huge crowds aure to
attend, the bout must b held out of
doors. ' Berger further urged the neces
sity foi ample training time.
Again the principals posed for tho
flashlight men. champagne was served i
while the articles were being type
written and at 5:40 the binding signa
tures were afflxed and witnessed.
Bids for the fight will close on Dec.
1 at the Hotel Albany. When bids are
opened each club must have "a repre
sentative on hand ready to post a $2,
500 forfeit. The club whose bid is ac
cepted will probably be asked to post
a forfeit of 520,000. an amount eaual
to that put up by the fighters.'
TEARNEY THE MAN
Fullerton, the Chicago
Writer, Boosting Him for
MAROONS ARE READY
FOR THE EAST ENDS
Local Boys Will Have Strong Lineup
Against Mdicers in Game To
ine Maroons wui present a very
formidable lineup when they play the
Cast Ends of Moline tomorrow after
noon at Moline. The local boys are
all in good shape and they hope to win
the game or at , least hold the East
Ends to a very low score. On this
game depends their chances of getting
in on the race for the tri-clty cham
pionship. Their lineup will be as fol
Flaonigan, le; Wllhlte, It; DeSmet,
g; Caulfleld, c; Smith, rg; Salzmau,
rt; Juhl, re; Stapleton, q; Coleman,
Ih; Rofcb, fb, and Voss, rh.
Arthur Salzman will act as referee
for the contest and Fred Peterson of
the East End club will serve as um
pire. The other officials have not been
decided upon as j et.
r1AY HAVE DELEGATE
AT MEMPHIS MEETING
Move to Have Hock Island Kcprc
sented at the Annual of Minor
President M. II. Sexton of the Three
Eye league and of the National Asso
ciation of Minor Leagues received a
letter from Clarence Rowland, mana
ger oi the Aberdeen, B. C., team; iu
which the writer stated that he would
be at the meeting of the association
which is to be held at Memphis next
month. Rowland was formerly mana
ger cf the Dubuque Three-Eye t?am
an.l he bz interested in the affairs of
the league which are to be aired tt
the gathering at Memphis.
There is a movement now on foot
to have the local club represented at
the m-jcting. Just who will go has not
been rettled and is not being given
much attention. - The point Is that
there cught to be someone from here
and it will probably be arranged io
WANTS PLACE TENDERED
Organizer and Head of the Amateur
Baseball Organization of Chicago
and Gocd Fellow. '
G0TCH FLOPS TWO BIG MEN
Champion Wrestler Signalizes Iieturn
from Farm by Easy Victory.
Chicago, Oct. SO. Frank Gotch, tlu
world s wrestling champion, reap
peared in mat harness last night nt
the Empire after several months' so
journ on his Iowa farm, and signalized
his return to the game by throwlu
two men in jig time.
Gotch had contracted to upset Gus
TJzzler and Fred Eiler, a pair of crude
heavies, both within the 30 minute
limit, or forfeit the change. He suc
The champion, looking fit to defenJ
his crown again Zbyyszko, downed Uz
zler by means of a scissors hold and
wrist lock In 5 minutes and 40 sec
onds, and then flopped Erler in C min
utes and 10 seconds with a straight
FEWER KILLED BY ROADS
Decrease Is C73 in Twelve Months -
Injuries Dwindle by 5,009.
Washington, Oct. 30. A decrease
in the number of casualties on Amer
ican railroads for the year ended
June 30, 1909, is shown by a report
published by the interstate commerce
commission. During the year 2,791
persons were killed and C3.920 were
injured on railroads, as against 3,764
killed and G8.969 injured during the
previous fiscal year. This was a de
crease of 973 killed and 5,06a injured.-
The report shows that the number
of employes killed in coupling and un
coupling "car and engines was 32 per
cent loss than during the fiscal year
The total number of persons killed
and injured during the three months
ending June 30 last was 15,895, or
58S killed and 15,307 injured, being
a decrease of three in the total num
ber of persons killed and an increaso
of 2,209 injured, as compared with
the number reported for the same
period a year ago.
MINERS PICK NOMINEES
International Organization Will Vote
for Officers in December.
Terre Haute, Ind., Oct. 30. Nom
inations for officers of the interna
tional organization of United Mine
workers are now in. Voting by the
Australian ballot in each lodge v.-1 11
be done in December. President T.
L. Lewis will have one opponent, Wil
liam Green, president of the Ohio
organization. Vice president E. S.
McCullough will be opposed by Frank
Hayes, secretary of the Illinois or
ganization. Secretary-treasurer Ed
win Perry will have no opposition.
The issue is the alleged centralization
policy of President Lewis, disregard
ing district or state organizations.
The following letter was received by
the sporting editor of The ArguB today
from Hugh S. Fullerton, one of the
leading Chicago sporting writers, and
is self explanatory;
Chicago, Oct. 29, 1909
Sporting Editor, The Argus. Dear
Sir and Brother In Misery: I have ap
pointed myself press agent for Al
Tearney and am trying to boost him
Into the presidency of the Three-Eye
league. He is not an active candidate.
but I know he would accept, and
also know that any kind word spoken
in Rock Island might help, so I appeal
to fellow baseball writers. I am much
handicapped in this because you fel
lows never have had a chance to know
Tearney. If you did, he would not
need an agent. He is clean and
straight, and would be an honor to
baseball and a big boost for the Three
Eye league. I don't know why he
wants the job, except that he loves
baseball better than he does almost
anything else . If he gets it, he will
spend his salary and a couple of thous
and more a year boosting the league;
but if he is willing, I am anxious for
him to have it. As there is no other
candidate in the field, I am not hurt
Personally Favorrd Sexton
Personally, I hoped they would re
elect Sexton. So you see where I stand.
Tearney refuses to make any campaign
for tho job, and wants it to be offered
to him, which kind of modesty don't
pay. At any rate, I am not as modest
for him as he is for himself, and al
though I am acting without his sanc
tion, I feel justified. Tearney has been
the organizer and president of the
amateur baseball organization of Chi
cago, composed of hundreds of clubs.
and has done big things for the boys.
His place is baseball headquarters for
Chicago and all the players loaf there.
The Three-Eye magnates seem deter
mined to have a Chicago man and Chi
cago offices, and so far as I can learn
all the fellows who have been ap
proached have refused the job mainly
because it costs more than it pays
usually, and you know newspaper men
can't stand that long.
I thought when I started to write
the fellows around the circuit that I
knew most of the sporting writers, but
recalled sadly that it has been eight
years Eince. I was In Rock Island, so
I could only make a wild guess at the
names of writers. At any rate, if I
haven't met you I hope to have that
opportunity some day. Any notice of
Tearney as a presidential possibility
or probability, I will regard as a per
sonal favor, and regardless of every
thing else, I think the league will over
look a big chance to boost itself and
get a live president if they miss Tear
Ho said this morning, when I first
heard about it, that he would attend
the meeting at Memphis. When you
come to Chicago, drop in, introduce
yourself to Tearney, and see for your
self besides he always will buy.
HUGH S. FULLERTON.
healed by the suavo, gentle diplomacy
of Charles P. Taft.
While President Murphy claims to
own 5'J per cent of the Chicago club
yet Mr. Taft still retains a 25 per cent
Interest. Therefore,-when the dispute
between Murphy on one side and Herr
man and the rational commission on
the other, over the purchase of PfeSer
of th-J Toronto, club airs Cole of the
Bay City club, by Murphy, recently
became so acute that the commission
criticized Murphy in strong language
Mr. Taft arranged to have a confer
ence in his office here between Mur
phy and Herrmann.
The last session of this conference
was held yesterday. Under the sooth
ing influence of Mr. Taft the Chicago
magnate and the chairman of the na
tional commission shook hand3 and
renewed old friendships. As a result
of the meeting, however, the $500 fine
Imposed by the national commission
against the Chicago club over the
Pfeffer matter remains intact, and also
Murphy must pay $1,500 for Cole as a
direct purchase instead of $300 on a
RIVALS BIG BROTHER
IN PEACEMAKER ROLE
P. Taft Perforins Miracle of Get
ting Hermann and Murphy
Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 30. All the
differences, misunderstandings, ruffled
feelings and managerial abrasions re
sulting from the sharp correspondence
between President Charles V. Murphy
of Ihs Chicago National league base
ball club and Chairman August Herr-
man of the national baseball commis
sion have been smoothed over and
Will Soon Be 8
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LOOK FOR THE BEAR
Chicago, Oct. 30. Following are the
quotations on the market today:
December, 105V4, 105, 105, 105.
May, 104, 105, 104, 104.
December, 59, C9V4. 59, 59.
May, 61V, 61. 61, 6iy4.
December, 39, 40, 39, 39.
May, 42, 42. 42, 42.
October, closed 23.35.
January, 19.82, 19.82, 19.57. 19.77.
May, 19.32. 19.45. 19.20, 19.40.
October. 12.40. 12.40. 12.25, 12.25.
November, 12.17, 12.20, 12.15, 12.15.
January, 11.55, 11.55, 11.45, 11.52.
May, 11.25, 11.25, 11.17, 11.22.
October, 10.82, 10.85. 10.70. 10.70.
January, 10.27, 10.27, 10.17, 10.25.
May, 10.20, 10.22, 10.12, 10.22.
Receipts today Wheat 3S, corn 156,
Estimated heceipts Monday Hogs
Estimated hog receipts next week
Hogs left over, unsold, 3,700.
Hog market opened steady. Light
7.257.S0, mixed and butchers 7.35$)
7.95, good heavy 7.35 8.00, rough
Cattle market opened steady.
Sheep market opened steady.
Hogs at Omaha 2,100, cattle 100.
Hogs at Kansas City 4,000, cattle 1,-1
Hog market closed steady at yester
day's best prices. Bulk sales 7.65
7.S5. Light 7.25$x7.S0, mixed and
butchers 7.357.97, good heavy 7.30
S.00, rough heavy 7.307.50.
Cattle market closed steady.
Sheep market closed steady.
Llverpood opening cables Wheat
to lower, corn higher.
Northwestern receipts Minneapolis.
today 327, last week 380, last year 211;
Duluth, today 384, last week 405, last
New York, Oct. 30. Reserve de
crease $2,734,000, less U. S. decrease
$2,732,950, loans decrease $731,800, spe
cie decrease $4,325,600, legals decrease
$91,00, deposlfs decrease $6,402,800,
circulation Increase $552,300.
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40 associated or subsidiary companies, comprising the entire Ee!l
Telephone systems of the United States and Canada. It later
acquired the Western Electric Co., which manufactures all equip
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disposing of surplus output by sale or lecse.
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The Stock and the 4 Convertible Bonds of the Company afford
every essential of conservatism as well as desirable income capacity.
Both the Stock and Bonds are listed on the Stock Exchanges of Chi
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ESTIMATES CORN AT
NEARLY FULL CROP
Correspondent Thomas Campbell
Places Yield for tho County
at 95 Per Cent.
Crop Correspondent Thomas Camp
bell's report for the close of October
show.3 corn to be 05 per cent of nor
mal with an average of 40 bushels per
acre. He estimates that 10 per cent
of last year's crop Is still on hand.
Oats were full weight, as a rule, weigh
ing out 32 pounds to the bushel. The
average yield of potatoes Is placed at
CO bushels per acre with the quality
90 per cent. There I3 40 per cent of
a full crop of apples, the condition
being represented by 75. Grapes were
a full crop. Average farm prices ary
given as follows: Corn CO cin'-;,
wheat 90 cents, oats 37 cents, rye 70
cents, potatoes CO cents, loose hay
$9.5!) rer ton, butter 27 cents per
pound, eggs 25 cents per dozen,
chickens 13 cents per pound live
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New York Stocks.
New York, Oct. 30. Following are
the quotations on the stock market to
Union Pacific 2014
U. S. Steel preferred 128
U. S. Steel common 90
Rock Island preferred 79
Rock Island common 40
Southern Pacific 129
New York Central 135yt
Missouri Pacific C9
Great Northern 145
Northern Pacific 14S
L. & N 153
C. F. 1 40
Canadian Pacific 1S44
Illinois Central 14S
C. & O 88
B. & 0 115
Atchison 123 v
Locomotive CI "4
St. Paul 157-i
Republic Steel preferred lOCvi
Republic Steel common 47
Southern Railway 31
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Livs
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, Oct. SC. Following are
the wholesale prices on the local
Previsions and Produce.
Live Poultry Hens, per pound, 10c;
spring chickens, per pound, 14c.
Butter Dairy, 25c to 27c; creamery,
30o to 31c.
Eggs 25 c.
Lard 13c to 14c.
Potatoes 55c to COe.
Onions COc to 70c.
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, CSc to 70c; oats, 37c tc
40; wheat, $1.
Forage TJmotliy hay, flO to $11;
baled hny, $11; straw,. $G.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 14c; slacl:
"Wood $4.60 per load. -
't Costs Very
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