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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1011.
POINTS TO WORK
Daily United States Weather Map
UUL Department of Agriculture.
VOLUS L MOORE. Chid.
Carnegie Well Pleased With
Institution to Which $10,
000,000 Was Given.
GAS PUT IN
GREAT AID TO SCIENCE
.Vow Building Great Telescope Ex
pected to Bo Far Ahead of All
Others in Power.
p. or $sM&
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niacin of hi mum ir kov at mot.
FOKECAST FOR ROCK ISLAXT, DAVKVPORT, MOLIXE AXI VICTX1TY.
Cloudy tonight and Sunday, colder tonight with the lowest temperature tonight about
5 or 10 above zero.
By wire from E. W. Wagner A; Co..
ticmbri of Chicago Board of Trade.
Orain, provisions, stocks, and cotton.
Loral -m-e at Rock Island houie. Rock
Island. Ill Chicago offW. 9S-99-1O0.
F.oard of Trade. Local telephone, .No.
west 3-0. J
BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS.
May, 100i. 100. OS?. PST8.
July, 90. itJ-?. J5'4. 51.
May, ROT;. B04, 497. 4974.
July, 51 Vi, 5U4. 50"8. a078.
May. 34 V. 344. 34. 34.
July, 34i. 34. 34, 31.
May, IS. 75, 1S.75. 1S.55, 18. CO.
January, 10.05. 10.10, 10.00, 10.05.
May. 9.87, 9.9'J, 9.S0, 9.82.
January. 10.5ft. 10.55, 10.50, 10.50.
May. 9.92, 9 92. 9.85, 9.S5.
IN GRAIN MARKETS.
Chicago. Jan. 21. Action of wheat
ausrrests bull props are removed. It !
is entirely a question of bull support.
Local sentiment favors May wheat at
95. Ooarse grain situation is not
changed. !f wheat, continues weak,
auch weakness will affect corn and
oats a trifle. The wheat market start
ed from the 95 level and the 6trong
crop of local bears favor a return.
Liverpool, Jan. 21. Wheat: The
market at the opening was steady with
prices to ; lower. The weakness
In America yesterday was offset by
the comparative steadiness In Winni
peg and the firmness In Buenos Aires
'VNot "just as grood" as
. somebody else's.
Vrhe proof is in the eating.
Give us your order and
let us prove our claim.
1716-1718 Second Avenua.
Start the New Year clear of all your small debts. If you have
several small debts, figure up how much it will take to pay
them off and then come to use and we will loan you the amount
you need on your
FURNITURE, PIANO, STOCK, ETC..
RATES LOWEST, PAYMENTS SMALLEST
RELIABLE LOAN COMPANY
1805 H Second Ave., Rock Island. 111. Old phone 1008
at the close. Following the opening
and during the remainder of the morn
ing shorts were nervous and with light
offerings prices advanced to V with
strength in March. The fact of light
Argentine shipments to the United
Kingdom continued good demand for
plate cargoes, firmness in plate grade
of spot and a good continual demand
for Australian cargoes on passage.
The cargo market was steadier with a
better inquiry. At the close the mar
ket was firm and unchanged at yes
Corn: The market for plate grades
were firm and unchanged.
American grades, alter opening, de
clined on larger offerings and larger
American shipments to Liverpool.
I Wheat No. 2 r 9S'4$99';. No. 3 r
jl7!ft9S, No. 2 hw 9SV!ai00. No. 3
hw 97I&100, No. 1 ns 108109, No. 2
ns 106 10S, No. 3 ns 104 107, No. 2
s 100QH'6, No. 3 s 97ft 104, vc 92 102,
Oats No. 2 32-2, No. 2 w 33 ft 31.
No.' 3 w 331t33'.; No. 1 w 32 i, stand
ard 33' .;.
Corn No. 2 46 (7147, No. 2 w 4G
(5,47. No. 2 y 4747!i. No
45Vi, No. 3 w 45'&45', No
45'j.. No. 4 w 44(?i44Vi. No
44V. sgm'43, t-gy 43-5?43i.
J 1 fj
Corn receipts 87 cars; cash market
'i lower. No. 3 yellow 44, No. 3 w
44", So. 3 corn 4 4,2.
Oats receipts 3 cars; cash niarke:
unchanged. No 2 white Z'i.
No change In cash; very slow de-1
mand. Flour sales very small. Pit j
trade light. Seventeen and a half mills ,
running. Understand Consolidated j
6hut down two mills today, and Wash
burn their big "A" mill.
Wheat closed unchanged.
Corn closed unchanged. lower.
Today. Contract, i
Corn . .
Today. Week. Year.
Minneapolis 270 209 23S
Duluth 55 25 55 '
Winnipeg 55 29 15C j
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow. j
Oats 137 !
Primary ' Movement. J
Receipts. Shipments '
Wheat today 552.000 202.000 '
Year ago 5S2.oOO 222.000 ',
Corn today S53,0u0 481,000
Year ago 595,000 350,000 1
Ixcal hog receipts for week 163,653;
year 157.454. Western hoe
ccipts, 434,800; last week 479.800; last ,
Tremendous pressure has been put
in the hog and provision markets dur
ing the past week to offset the dis- ton, thus bringing his donations to this
appointing hog receipts, and while the 1 institution up to $25,000,000. The $10,
prcsPure touc hed a seemingly vulner- jpOO.000 is in registered bonds.
able spot in a scattered holding of
product and dislodged it, the bare facts
remain that hog receipts are still large
and manufacturers are not able to run
on half time nor accumulate any stocks
for use later on at a season of the year
when receipts are always light, even
in years of plentiful supplies.
Hogs 14.000; left over 4.400; opened
steady at yesterday's average. Mixed
7.75S00, good ?.S5fi8.00, rough 7.70
(&7.S0. light 7.758.00.
Cattle 200; steady.
Sheep 2.000; steady.
Hog market slow at yesterday's av
erage. Hogs Monday 40,00, next week 155,
000. Ca.Hle Monday 20,000.
Hogs, light 7.758.00, rough 7.70)
7.S0, mixed 7.75 S.00, heavy 7.S5S.00,
pigs 7.00 S.10, hulk 7.90 7.95.
Ca'tle 20O; market slow and weak.
P.eeves 4.S0C.o, cows 2.506.20.
stockers 3.S0Q5.S0, Texans 4.70 5.40,
calves 7.50 9.50.
Sheep market weak; 2.70 4.50,
Hogs closed steady at yesterday's
average. Mixed 7.75(9' 8.00. good 7. 85
S.00, rough 7.70 7.80, light 7.75
j Western Live Stock.
I Hogs. Cattle.
! Kansas City 4.Wi 500
! Omaha .,5.500 200
St. Louis 6,500
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Chicago 40,01) 20,000 40,00
Next week 155,000.
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York, Jan. 21. Following are
quotations on the stock market today;
Steel preferred 119
V. S. Steel common 77Vg
Cnion Pacific 176V
Rock Island common 31
Southern Pacific 1174
New York Central Ill
Great Northern 1261 1
Northern Pacific H3
Many Kock Island Readers Hare
Heart 1 It and Profited Thereby.
"Good news travels fast." and the
thousands of bad back sufferers in
Rock Island are glad to learn that
prompt relief is within their reach.
Many a lame, weak and aching back
' is 1,8(1 no more- thanks to Doan's
j Kidney Pills. Thousands upon
(thousands of neool r. tiiin th.
old quaker remedy. Here is an ex-
.'ample worth reading:
I Gustave L. Odstrom, West Ex-
change street, Geneseo, 111., says:
; "About three years ago I took Doan's
Kidney Pills and the contents of
; three boxes brought the most satis
j factory results. At that time I suf
' fered a great deal from backache
and was annoyed by dull pains across
u-.y loins. Other symptoms of dis
ordered kidneys were in evidence, the
: nlef one being a too frequent de
sire to pass the kidney secretions.
!l tried a great deal of medicine but
It was left for Doan's Kidney Pills
'to relieve me. I have had no return
.attack and for that reason. I shall
! alw ays have a good word for Doan's
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn company, Buf
j fair . New York, sole agents for the
j United States.
i Remember the name rtnan'
CAHXEilES (ilFTS TO MATE.
Libraries $ 53,000,000
Carnegie Steel Com
pany employes 5,000,000
Dumf ermline nedow-
Peace temple at The
Allied Engineers' soci
eties .., 1,500,000
Bureau American Re
Small colleges in Unit
ed States 20,000,000
Miscellaneous In Unit
ed States (estimat
Miscellaneous in Eu
rope (estimated) 2,500,000
New York, Jan. 21. Andrew Carne
gie last night confirmed the report that
he had given another $10,000,000 to
the Carnegie institution of Washlng-
Coupled with the formal announce
ment was a declaration by Mr. Carne
gie that the work of the institution
had cleared from blame the captain of
a British chip who ran his vessel up
on the rocks, by proving that the
British admiralty charts by which the
captain was guided were two or three
60,000 NEW WOItLIVS.
The discovery of CO.OOo new worlds
by Professor Hale at the observatory
on Mount Wilson, California, also was
announced. The observation was es
tablished by the institution, and its
operations and discoveries afford Mr.
Carnegie more delight, perhaps, than
any other workings of the institution.
Mr. Carnegie jalso announced that a
far more powerful telescope than man
has ever made is now under construc
tion for the Mount Wilson observatory.
With it he hopes to make possible the
discovery of still more ceU-stial bodies
WILL HAVE HHiK I.KNS.
The new telescope will have a lens
loo Inches in diameter. Mr. Carnegie
declares that "the whole world is go
ing to listen to the cnclo on the top
of Mount Wilson, and in a few years
we shall know more about the uni
verse than Galilleo and Copernicus
ever dreamed of. I hope I shall live
long enough to hear the revelations that that is responsible for the con
that are to feme from Professor Halegestlon in the retailer's bins. Some
on Mount Wilson." think that the strike i3 responsible
Mr. Carnegie said: for the situation because of the fact
"The report is correct. They had a 'that when the mines began heavy work
large endowment before .and this $10.-j directly following It. the demand on
000,000 makes the total of their endow- the output was unusually great. The
ment $25,000,000, but the institution ! smaller dealers and also the smaller
has already scored successes to justi
fy even that sum. I believe that the
institution in research will repay ten
fold in service to the world.
WORK OK NEW VACIIT.
"Doubtless you noticed in the tele
graphic news of veste'rday that the
yacht Carnegie had just reached Bue-j
nos Ayres. That yacht is the first one
ever built with bronze substituted for sentative Warner of St. Ixmis intro
iron; the latter deflects the magnetic duced a bill in the house yesterday to
needle and bronze does not. The re- regulate aeroplane flights. It prohibits
suit is that all
former observations !
"Many other wonderful things that
institution in Washington has' in oper
ation, the results cf which promise to;
be equally satisfactory. Some day it;
may need $50, 000,000. We can put no
limit upon its achievements. " j
Louisville & Nashville ,....144j
Colorado Fuel & Iron 34' ,
Illinois Central 13534
Erie 2S. )
Lead 57 T ;
Chesapeake & Ohio 83
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 771
St. Paul 127
Copper 64 i
Lehigh Valley 17Ss
Republic Steel common .". 32
Weekly Bank Statement
Members' daily average cash reserve
27.89 per cent. Reserve increase, $3,
700,000; less U. S. increase, $3,705,125;
loans increase, $25.86.300; specie in
crease, $18,852,300; legals increase, $1.
118.800; deposits increase. $15,082,700;
circulation increase, $104,00.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Jan. 21. Following are the quota
tions on the local market today:
Live Poultry Old hens, 10c; springs.
10c pound; ducks ISc per pound; geese
10c pound; turkeys i8c pound.
Fresh eggs, 32c.
Potatoes, per bushel, 65c.
Butter, dairy 2Sc; creamery 31c.
Forage Timothy hay, $13 to $17.50.
clover hay, $15; straw, $S.
Wood $4.50 jssr load.
Coal Lump, per DusneL 15c; alack.
Sales on Market square in last 21
Oats, three loads at 32c and 33c.
Corn, eight loads at 52c and 53c.
Timothy hay, four loads at $17.50.
Baled hay, one load at $17.
Straw, two loads at $7.
IS SURPLUS OF COAL;
PRICES ON DECLINE
(Quotations 011 Poor Grades Have A!"
ready ISoen Keduced U."
Cents a Ton.
As a result of an overstock of coal
by local dealers, it is possible that
there may he a reduction of possibly
10 per cent in the price of all grades
of coal this coming week. If such a
reduction should be brought about it
will bo rather remarkable, for seldom,
if ever, is a reduction made during Janu
ary. Local dealers have a surplus, many
loaded cars being on the sidings. The 1
outlook for the consumer is at the pres- j
e nt time the brightest m two years, i
Already there has been a reduction In
the price of the poorer grades of 25
cents per ton, and it is probable that
the price of the better grades of coal
Th law of supply and demand of
course is the reason for the situation.
The winter has been mild, and the out
put was heavier than usual, and it Is
consumers, fearing the reopening of
hostilities, filled their bins to overflow
ing. SOAR TOO HIGH; PRISON
I'Cilitor S-ok4 Law
Keep Aviutor Near Laitli.
I Jefferson Citv. Mo.. .Jan. 21 Renre-
ascensions to a greater height than
l.Oou feet, and requires aviators to give
a bond of $10,000 as a guaraniee that
they will not violate the law." The pen
alty is a prison sentence of flva years.
FLY TO CUBA THURSDAY
McCiinly Arrives at Key WeM, Fla.,-
Willi His Curtis lliplane.
Key West. Fla.. Jan. 21. J. A.
U. McCurdy and his Curtiss biplane
arrived here last night and the first ,
flight from Key West to Havana will
! be made next Thursday, if favorable
weather conditions prevail at that
: time. ,
i The flight will be made from
ITrumbo island, a large fill made in
; this harbor as a terminal for the
i extension of the Florida and Kast
To Enjoy Life
you need a healthy stomach, ac
tive liver, kidneys and bowels.
These organs and the nerves
and the blood are better, do
better, when helped by
Is boxes 10c ad 25c
Far Drill Of tarn.
A m Uraojaa tad
Ucr Drac liar,
The difference in the cost of gas for lighting and cooking will
take care of the cost of piping, if you are using coal and oil.
Gar service will be laid, 50 feet inside of the property line
free of charge; all over this distance will be charged at cost.
We will pipe one room for ...... $4.00
Two rooms for 7.00
Three rooms for 9.00
Each additional room 1.50
Better give your wife and family the convenience and comfort
of gas, Mr. Man. Call up 227 or come to our office.
Coast railway, which the aviator con
sidered an ideal spot for his opera
tions. Havana, Jan. 21. The city coun
cil of Havana yesterday voted a
purse of $3,000 to J. A. D. McCurdy,
the American aviator, in case he
makes a successful flight In a heav-ier-than-alr
machine next w-eek from
Key West to Havana.
Janitor Is Out for Mayor.
Rockford. 111.. Jan. 21. Charles
W. Happ. janitor of the Rockford
high school, is the first candidate
in the field Tor mayor. He wan
nominated by the socialists, who
have selected a complete city ticket
and also made nominations for the
township offices. The convention In
dorsed Fred Haines of Highland
Alien. Mvers & Company
Satisf ac to r y
Repair Work Promptly Attended
Telephone, West 18.
II. K. CASTKKL. Pres.
M. S. 1IKANY, Vice Pres.
II. II. SIMMON. Cashier.
WHAT IS GOOD
(Do you ever stop to think it is coming to you?)
A BANK ACCOUNT
MAKE 01 BANK YOU BANK
We Pay 4 Interest on Deposits
STRONG AND MODERN
Central Trust & Savings
park. Lake county, for the socialist
nomination for circuit Jmlpo in 11m
Tli Chllilrrn Memorial H"rilt.l.
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t!i wi't. off-!- ; I li r, - r i-Miri-, 1n-
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amount of oi-k in ,.ri.-i- I.. u... ('., !.
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full infofniiit iMi will.- 10 Sti rln ''inl -ent
of Nut .-". 'o; ton ;itiu-
FOR OLD AGE?
and tak no otter.
Feed and FweW
Corn, per bushel, 52e.