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THE ROCK TSLAXD ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 1911.
SPECIMEN OFFICIAL BALLOT
TO BE VOTED
TUESDAY, APRIL 4th, 1911
Hines that touched upon Rock Is- unnamed would leave the reputations
land follows: j of two Innocent men clouded.
Q. Did you not inquire of any of Landee was therefore sent for, and
the members of the Illinois general ; pave the name,
assembly for the purpose of d:scuss-j wht laxuee was called.
ing the matter of the senatorial , Senator Landee was called in the
election with them? A. No; I didn't
! see anybody, to my recollection.
Q. Anybody in your employ or
anybody else whom you now recall?
A. No: nobody in our employ. Let
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first instance to testify concerning
an incident brought out In the after
noon during -the examination of
Hughes. Mr. Landee testified that
Hughes had called on him at his res-
Gty of Rock Island, Illinois
(Vote for one)
me see I think I telephoned either ident in Rock Island shortly before;
from Chicago or from Washington to Lorimer's election as the specially!
a gentleman at Rock Island I tninK ; delegated representative or -Mr. L.or-;
at Rock Island. imer to obtain his vote. He 6aid j
Q. What was the name of the 'that such representative Mr. j
gentleman? A- His name was Mr. ' Hughes promised him the federal;
Davis Samuel Davis. j patronage of the district if he should,
rote for the congressman and if he ,
should win. !
And Hughes added that if he voted .
IX S. Department of Agriculture,
WILLIS L. MOORE. CW.
- JUL V a y
Q. When did you telephone to ;
ihim? A. Well, just about that same
-, ,. .v, v.,.. ! 'or him it would be "otherwise to'
GEORGE WASHINGTON McCASKRIN
HARRY M. SCHRIVER
(Vote for four)
ORRIN S. HOLT
O NICOLAI E. JUHL
ROBERT R. REYNOLDS
MARTIN T. RUDGREN
CHARLES J. SMITH
Q. And what was the substance of;
that telechone conversation?
That the administration was very! Senator Landee said he took this r
i anxious tu. end the deadlock in Illi- i haTe 8uch a meaning that he at
inois. and that it appeared that Sen-'" changed the subject of eonver
jator Hopkins could not be elected, ; sation and upbraided Hughes for)
and that unless some compromise icomlng to him in such a way on such;
1 could be arrived at there would be'a mission- He said that when he:
no senator elected at Springfield at arrived in Springfield a few days lat
jthis session, and that the adminis-jr be called on Senator wriraer ana
jtration leaders were anxious to have i told him that he should not have
!a republican elected at the earliest j sent Hughes to him. Senator Lori
jdate possible, and I think I asked i mer agreed that the delegation of j
Ihim if he could not acquaint the 1 such a mission to Hughes might have j
! members he was acquainted with in ! been ill advised.
I that district of that matter. I didn't j de.vies lorimer sevt him.
know their names didn't know who) Hughes had der.ied Lorimer had
; they were. sent him or that he had any right
I Q. Who is Mr. Davis? A. Why, to represent Lorimer when he called
t he is a manufacturer; 1 think he is; on Landee. He had been unable to
j president of a large manufacturing remember the exact nature of his
concern in Rock Island, manufactur
ing farm machinery.
Q. How long have you known
him? A. Oh, I have known him in
the neighborhood of 15 years.
MADE JTO REPORT.
t Q. Did he report to you subse-
quently that he had seen any of the
conversation with Landee. He ad
mitted having visited many other
legislators in their homes, but
could not remember any other
Senator Landee also wb asked
concerning feamuel S. nans, presi
v tot. .TA -, ' .-''? S
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dent of the Rock Island Plow com-
FORECAST FOR ROCK ISLAND, DAVKXFORT. MOLTJfE AXD TICEf ITT.
Cloudy tonight with the lowest temperature near the freezing point, Thursday prob
Yesterday's area of low pressure
members of the house or senate from
pany, to whom Mr. Hines had ad-
! mifted teleDhonfnir from Washington
i new overlies the territory from the
! Missouri and Mississippi vallevs to
the Atlantic coast, with the greatest
a. Me Giun i say ne , , . . V ., hammtH nrcinn ci .
r .hink that hP wmiM! lnouce mra to mnuence tne mem-( --'- o
! bers from his district.
said Davis was one
i see them.
"I Vim n.r.r rfinnrt tn mil af. I
r.,tinn' a t rinn'i ! friends, but that he
. . j proached him. He
n riM ri wrrt brought out the fact,
! from him through any other per
son that he had seen any of the!
members from that district? A. No. :
I only talked with him; I talked'
with nobody from that section. j
Q. Well, my question is, did he
send word to you through any other
person? A. No.
Q. Subsequently? A. I don't think
Q. You have no recollection of
that, if you did receive such word?
I.ANDF.E TEI.LS BRIBE DEM A M II.
At the night session Senator Lan-
of his best
had not ap
incidentally which Mr.
Hines neglected to mention, that Mr.
Pavis is related to Weyerhaeuser,
the lumber king Hines' chief.
The senator also told of introduc
ing HugheB. on the train from Rock
Island to Springfield, at his request,
to Representative Thomas Campbell
of Rock Island. Hughes did not re
call this incident.
Although Hughes said he had dis
cussed the qualifications of Lorimer
, for the senatorship with over a hun
! dred members of the legislature, he
, could name only one other Henry
i Wheelan of Rock Island, a democrat
The senator Th,s disturbance has been attended by
precipitation in the central valleys,
the lake region, the east gulf sections,
and northern New England. A rain
fall of 2.04 inches is reported from
Tampa. The pressure remains high
est on the north Pacific coast. The
eastward movement of the low and
the approach of the northwestern high
will be attended by cloudy conditions
in this vicinity tonight, probably fol
lowed by fair weather Thursday. No
important change in temperature is in
dicated. River Forecast: During the next
who voted for Lorimer.
TAFT, CHARGED WITH
URGING ELECTION OF
dee testified that Representative !
Charl.s T nlr r f VaahrfTI. nnw H.flrl
i came to him during the deadlock (WING OF NEW YORK'S
land told him ten votes could be de- 07 firm nnn OADITni IO
! LAI D I N RUINS BY FIRE
4S hours nearly stationary stage In
the Mississippi will continue from be
low Dubuque to Muscatine.
Flood Hgt Chag.
stage. 7a.m. 24 hrs.
St Paul 14 0.8 0.0
Dubuque 18 2.4 0.0
Davenport 15 2.4 0.0
Keokuk 15 1.9 0.0
St. Louis 30 6.0 0.2
High Low Pr'cip.
yes- last 24 hrs.
terd'y. night. Inch.
Atlantic City 48 34 .00
Boston 44 32 .00
Buffalo 26 22 -08
Rock Island 41 29 .03
Denver 58 48 .or;
Jacksonville 70 56 .00
Kansas City ...
New Orleans .
New York city
Washington, D. C.
58 30 .00
72 62 .00
40 32 .00
62 50 .0
84 52 .0"
64 36 .00
34 2S .01
64 52 .00
76 64 .00
58 42 .O
62 32 .00
30 22 .IS
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Today's Market Quotations
livered to Hopkins if Hopkins would
j "do the right thing." Landee, as
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pass if there was not a senator from j one of those nearest to Hopkins, was1
He asked me if I could not l" "" " v i"
get in communication Mr HopkJna that he -didn t want
Congressman Lorimer over the ! votes that were got that way."
long distance telephone and Impress Mr.. Landee further testified that
i ,i fh., th. .Mnt ha met Luke on the night of
anxious for him to become a candidate i
and to do all he could to be elected. I
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By wire from E. W. Wagner & Co..
members of Chicago Board of Trade.
Grain, provi.lons. storks, and cotton.
Loral offices at Rock Island house. Rock
Island, 111. Chicago ome. 88-99-l'iO.
Board of Trade. Local telephone. No.
tor Penrose and Aid rich concerning
the senatorial elections In Illinois. Mr. '
Hines said: "Senator Aldrich sent for !
me and stated that the administration j went to the long distance telephone
was anxious for a senator to be elected ; some time between 12 and 1 o'clock In
from Wind at the earliest date possi- j the morning and called up Congress-fels-
and wanted to know If some lnflu-! man Lorimer. Mr. Lorimer was In
ace could not be brought upon Mr. i Springfield at the time.
Lortmsr to become a candidate. j says phesidext was xehvoi'S.
bats rajcs IDEMT wa.ited him. "Then just prior to Mr. Lorimer's
"I think this conversation was early election Senator Lorimer came to me
In May. Then Senator Aldrtch came i again and stated that the president was
to me and told me that the president j nervous about the situation in Illinois,
was very desirous of Lorimer becom- that he was afraid that the legislature
! candidate and to do all he could ; would adjourn without electing a Unit
to be elected at the earliest date possi-; ! States senator. They asked me to
bl; that tis Payne-Aldrich tariff bill I e to 8pringfield."
was la the mists, and showed a very ! refers to rock isl.avd.
franc possibility of being unable to : The part of the testimony of Mr.
i Lorimer's election, that Luke was
slightly intoxicated, and that when
he asked him why he had not voted
for Hopkins, Luke answered:
"Hopkins wouldn't come across."
f A ME OUT BV ACCIDEVT.
Senator Landee had been called to
testify to another matter and the in
cident was elicited almost by acci
dent. He objected to giving the
name of the man at the time, and
throughout his testimony by ruling
of the committee, Luke wrb refer
red to simply as "a member of the
legislature." After the senator had
been dismissed and had left the
building, however, the committee
learned that three members of the
1909 legislature have died since, and
it was decided that to leave the man
and flags from the adjutant general's
I office and in policing the fire liues.
In every portion of the weit wing
rooms are a hopeless wreck.
a oa im rxnrn (omboi..
About 11 o'clock the fire was again
under control. Weyler, Bean and the
i document attache, reported missing.
were accounted for before noon,
i, oss .vono,ooo.
State Architect Ware issued a
statement that the loss by a rough
estimate would be about five millions.
exclusive of the valuable records in
the state library which can never be
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets are safe, sure and reliable,
and have been praised by thousands
of women who have been restored to
health through their gentle aid and
curative properties. Sold by all
BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS. '
May, 87. 87, 86H, 86V,.
July, 87, 87. 867. 86'.
September. 87, 875. 87!., 87.
May, 48 Vs. 48. 47, 47.
July, 49, 49, 49, 49.
September, 50, 51, 50, 50.
May, 30, 30. 30, 30.
July, 30, 30. 30, 30.
September. 30, 30, 30, 30.
May. 15.70, 15.70. 15.22, 15.22.
July, 15.40, 15.42, 15.08, 15.08.
May, 8.50, fi.55, 8.37, 8.37.
July, 8.50, 8.50, 8.35, 8.35.
May, 8.82, 8.85, 8.70, 8.70.
July, 8.47, 8.47, 8.32, 8.32.
Wheat opened lower; closedl to
Corn opened lower; closed to
Chicago Receipts. J
j Wheat 39 4
! Corn 313 IT. '
Oats ISC CS :
To- Last La3t
day. Week. Year
Minneapolis 150 171 224'
Duluth 14 8 1S7 !
Winnipeg 150 274 1U8 j
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow. j
Wheat 3" I
Corn 1 'i
Oats 105 j
Lehigh Valley 175
Republic Steel comnmn 33'
Corn today . .
164 Hi. ii !
SPECIMEN OFFICIAL BALLOT
To be Voted Tuesday, April 4, 1911
City of Rock Island, Illinois
O REPUBLICAN PARTY Q DEMOCRATIC PARTY
For Assistant Supervisors
WILLIAM J. GAHAGEN
JOHN G. SWANS0N
SAMUEL R. WRIGHT
HENRY C. HARRIS
AD0LPH J. RIESS
For Town Clerk.
SHIRLEY D. F0LS0M
FRANK H. NEGUS
For Assistant Supervisors
STEPHEN J. STADER
J. JOSEPH LERCH
THE GRAIN MARKET.
Liverpool, March 29. The weaker
American cables yesterday and the
bearish Argentine and Australian re
ports were offset by the closing stead
iness in Dnenor Aires and talk of
smaller Argentine shipments this week.
and prices were 'i to lower. Fol
lowing the opening pressure developed
and prices lost an additional to t.
Selling at this time was due to bearish
Europfan statistics and general belief
that future supplies will be large.
Continental markets are heavy and
there has been a noticeable withdrawal
of inquiry, and there is a very small
! demand for spot. At mid-day the mar
ket was easy, but dull, and to
lower than yesterday.
Corn opened unchanged to lower,
and during the morning May further
declined on liquidation in this
Opening of Market.
Hogs 32,0'0. J.eft over 3.000. Open
cd 6teady at yesterday's average. Mix
ed 6.507.10, good 6.65fiC.90,
6.306.55, light 6.75 7.20.
Cattle 18,000; weak to 10c lower.
Sheep 20,000; steady.
Nine O'clock Market.
Hoes tomorrow 27,000. cattle 5,000,
Hog market steady at yesterday's av
erage. Light 6.803 7.20, rough 6.301
6.50, mixed 6.558705, heavy 6.55C.S5,
pigs 6.60fi7.2. bulk 6.606.90.
Cattle 10c lower.
Beeves 5.10-5 6.85. cos 2.50(35.90,
stackers 4.40-ft5.55, Texans 4.90-go.SO,
Sheep steady; 2.75JJ5.40, lambs 4 90
Close of Market. '
Hogs clo-d weak, 5c to 10c lower
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
March 29. Following are the quota
tions on the local market today:
Live Poultry o:d liens, 10c; springj
ICc pound; ducks, ISc pound; gecaw,
10c pound; turKf.vs ISc pound.
Fresh f jrgs, 17c.
rotators pT I'lishel. nr.
Butter, dairy 2!c; citaniery 2Cc
Feed and Fuel.
Corn, per bushel. 50&
Forage Timothy hay, $15 Ij J1C;
Clover hay, $15.
Wood $4.50 prr lo.id.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 15c; slack,
Medicines that aid nature are al
ways most successful. Chamber
lain's Cough Kemedy acta cu thi
'plan. It loosens tho cough, relieve
j t he lungs, opens tho Kecretiona and
rough ,aia8 nature in restoring me system
to a healthy condition. Sold by all
the news all the time Tht
&7.y. good 6.60-S6.S0, rough C.25
0.15. light 6.70-5 7.20
Cattle 10c to 15c lower.
For Town Clerk.
month. The firmness in Buenos Aires !,han yesterday's average. Mixed .5u
was offset by lower American cables.
Chicago Cash Grain.
Wheat No. 2 r 86' i a &g, So. 3 r S5
S7. No. 2 hw 86ftS, No. 3 hw
S4&6, No. 1 ns S5-g7, No. 2 ns 94
&6, No 3 ns 9395. No. 2 s 9094.
No- 3 s 8S94, vc S5391. durum 82
Corn No. 2 46-S47. No. 2 w 466
47, No. 2 y 46Q47, No. 3 44
45, No. 3 w 4445, No. 3 y 45?z46,
No. 4 4243. No. 4 w 4243.
No. 4 y 43 44, sgm 3941, 6gy 39-5
Oats No. 2 30t?30. No. 2 w 31 i
g31. No. 3 w 30g31. No. 4 w 29
30, standard 3031.
Kansas City Cash.
Wheat lc lower; fair demand a
Corn 29 cars; cash market
No. 3 y 44, No. 4 mixed 42.
Western Livs Stock.
Kansas City 15.000 8.000
Omaha 15.000 7.000
St. Louis 10,500
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep
Chicsgo 27,000 5,000 12,O"0
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York, March 29. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
I'nion Pacific .' 177
V. S. Steel preferred 119
V. S. Steel common 7S
Rock Island common 30
i Southern Pacific 117
(New York Central 106
Missouri Pacific 52
' Great Northern 127
t Northern Parifir
I Louisville & Nashvilte 145
. . . Smelters 75
9 rugner. , ( -.oorado FueI & jron 31Ii
Canadian Pacific 225
Illinois Central 138
Che(ap"ake & Ohio 1
Craves' Wagon Shop
318 Seventeenth Street.
iJelivery wagons repaired in all
branches. Carriages repainted.
New process of removing old
paints, no burning of wood.
Automobile wheels built new
for $5 per wheel, other shops
charge $14. My pr!ces for
horseshoeing, four new shoes,
first, second and third size,
$1.50. Four new shorH, sizes
4. o and 6, $2. Resetting four
ism- ' , i "r'-is
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 78
Baltimore ic Ohio ..l'4
St. Paul 121
Horses Bought & Sold
Express Service and Hauling of
C. H. TH0RNHILL
318 21M St. I'honc V. OH1