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THE ROCK TSLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1911
TO RAIL EMPLOYE
Islander Lineup in Tomoruow's Opening League Game With Davenport
fi OUGHT TO END
New Slogan Promulgated Along
the Lines of the Bock j
Island Boad. i
Following Approval by Union of
Terms of Settlement Work
VICTORY FOR THE WORKERS
Fifty Thousand Workers Told How
They Can Aid the Man'
All Kmp!ye Taken I lack and Im
provements in Sanitary Condi
tions are Promised.
age men t.
J 1 .'
"Economy in small things" is the slo
gan along the lines of the Rock Island
and Pennsylvania railroads as a result i
of the adoption of a policy to encour-'
age employes to save time and mater-;
ial whenever opportunity oSers. "A
Nickel a Day" is the caption of an ap-1
peal that has been made to 50,000 em- i
ployes on the Rock Island lines to take !
advantage of every chance to reduce !
outlays of money.
The statement of the Rock Island to .'
its army of employes Includes the fol-
lowing suggestions: i
A small saving by each employe '
Prosperity hires more em end pays
better wages than hard times. !
OSce men can reduce -unnecessary i
wires and correspondence, saving sta-'
t'onery and postage. !
Train and yard crews watching ev- j
ery move and not wasting time will do ;
their 6hare. '
Englnemen can easily ure a few less j
ehovelaful of coal and make a better 1
Every or.e can help and some can ,
Charles Tinier, who has been a
conductor on the Rock Island rail
way for many years and who has
been in the service nf-the company'
for over 53 years, has ben retired ;
on a pension. Mr. T!nley has a wide
acquaintance en the entire Rock Isl
and system, and for this reason a
letter written by him to TV B. Rofs
secretary of the pension board, wil!
doubtless be cf interept to a great '
many of our readers. The letter fol-!
"Chicago, March i
B. Ross, Secretary
0. 1941. Mr. W.
of th Pension ,
Board. Dear Sir Tn acknowiedging
receipt of your advice to the effect
that my applient'on for penFion has ;
Daily United States Weather IMap
TJ. S. Department of Agriculture.
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Tv V(.VV 7 I 3. VVlUJfi L. MOORE, duet iO
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v .-a i-.i; nccii isla:.;). i. . i .port, moltve axd vicinity.
Generally cloudy with probably showers tonight or Thursday, warmer tonight."
Tfc area of high pressure and gen
orally fair, roo! weather th!s morning
extends from Msrl-oba so-r.fceastwzrd
to the Atlantic cease, frost having
fcrracd e cr southward as the Ohio
tllcy anu -esLern Tennessee. The
western r!r"a of low pressure are
e;ztral over Alberts and the southern
ricteau spates and thowers are r.
j'or.ed frsR! thn north Pacific c"avs
e-J the weitern Hocky mo-iutr.Ii:
;ricpe, whl rtl"K fa-pcrstuies me
ES.ed m fir cestt'r.rc; as tl.c upper
:kc. Tecaj e cf the low rresvirr
to the wn..iirl, increasing cloucll
Efaa it Idles ed for this lc!i:i:y with
WE TuAKE SHIRT AND COLLAR WORK OUR
SPECIALTY AND 3UARANTEE SATISFAC.
TION. ALL WORK D 0 K? THOROUGHLY
Phone West 237.
lftgij ipifili K r-ifel
1 -1 ' '-r-
, been granted, I wish you would kind-j
ly convey to the members of the pen- j
sion board my heartiest thanks for !
their action in thus placing my name'
; on the pension roll of the company, j
' "It is not unusual to hear those :
who know nothing to the contrary !
make Blighting remarks regarding I
the greed of corporations and their;
total disregard of the welfare of their!
old servants, who have become inca
pacitated, whether on account of age
or by reason cf physical infirmities, j
How absurd such remarks seem to ,
one who, no longer able to perform !
. ! warmer tonight.
or Thursday and
High Lot Pr'cJp
yes- last 24fcrs
terd'y. night, inch
Atlantic City '64
Hock Island 52 37
Denver 50 34
Jacksonville SS C4
Kansas City 5S 4S
New Orleans 72 5-
Ner York 60 6
Norfolk 70 48
Phoenix S3 54
auaij t tut
r rCkri- A i? i
1808 Third Avenue.
the duties of his position, ha3 been
as courteously treated as I have by
the C, R. I. & P railway,
"It is with a great deal of pleasure
and satisfaction that I now look back
over my more thr.n 50 years of ser-
vice with the company, and I feel
that I am indeed fortunate in being
able to say that I remained faithful
to my first and only employer
"I cannot find words to adequately
deep appreciation of this
mark of favor on the part of the
pension board, but It is none the less
sincere and I would like them to
St. Louis 53 4C .00!
St. Paul 52 S4 .0''!
San Diego 64 54 .00!
San Francisco .... 60 50 .00,
Seattle 5S 48 .08'
Washington, D. C. . 62 40 .00 :
Winr.ipeg 52 24 .00,
Yellowstone Park ... 38 .28 j
.00) MISSISSIPPI STAGES.
.0'tj River Forecast: During the next j
.00 : 48 hours nearly stationary stages in
.00 the Mississippi will continue from be-j
.00 'low Dubuque to Muscatine. !
'a m. 24 nrs.
' 0.0 ;
Red Wing 14
Reeds Landing ... 12
Prairie du Chlen . is
J. S.L SHERIER, J.ocal Forecaster.
' Notice to English Dally Newspapers.
j Gentlemen: Sealed proposals will'
be received at the city clerk's office
until 5 o'clock p. m. Saturday. May 6, ;
1 1911, for publishing all notices, adver-i
. tlsements. reports, proceedings and
miscellaneoua matters required to be
published by the terms of the commis-;
sion form of government act. Bidders i
must furnish a statement, giving the j
local circulation of the Mner. whirh i
statement must be sworn to before a '
notary public. The city reserve the '
right to reject any and all bids. j
J. M. LUND BERG,
Rock Island, DO.. April 24, 191L ,
Center Carney, manager, rf.
Top Row Slattery, lb; Vogel,
2b; Snyder, ss; Kelly, Sb.
Lower Row-Clynes, If; Stevens,
cf; Custer, c; iAkaff, p.
I trio- that T am tr;ilv ratpfnl for!
their courtesy.- j
Very respectfully, j
(Signed) CHARLES TIXLEY."
F.W API'OIXTMESTS. !
. C. F. Doxsee has been appointed
aetinz signal 6unervisor of the 1111-
nois division or tue nocn is.uu, .-
G. W. Trout, who has resigned to ac-
cept service with another company.
! foreman for the Rock Island in this
city, m charge or tne locomorve ana;
car departments, vice V. TV. Eliot, re
R&WAN SHOCKED AT
WHAT HE READ HERE
(Cont!r-.icd from Tase Sever'.'
by southern me.r.bPrs copied and for
warded to the wily Mike."
I Come, come, Peoria; don t start
' waving the "bloody shirt" so soon.
Make it easier for yourselves. The:
; correspondence referred to is not "per- j
sonal." but every bit of it bears on the j
Three-Eye f.ght, and what is more it
I shows the contemptible trickery -that i
was used to try to innuence tne na
tional commission to decide the case
otherwise than on its merits. These
letters tell a lot of things the southern
magnates will not want to see in print.
Better not stir them up.
HYDE HEARING POSTPONED
"nus- of Artion
Kansas City, May 3. Dr. B. C. Hyde, i " as good support at the opening, with
. . .'some covering by shorts in the nrar
under indictment on the charge of; " , n- , n.
i months, and values were 1 to lVa
murdering Colonel Thomas H. Swope, I hj h Thl strentrth was induced by
: appeared in the criminal court here to
arraigned for his second trial, but ,
; on account of the illness 01 lrgii
i Conkling, the county prosecutor, the
case was postponed until May 16.
Never Out cf Work.
The busiest little things ever made
are Dr. King's Nev.- Life Pills. Every
pill is a sugar-coated globule of health,
that changes weakness into strength.
(languor into energy, orain-fag into
j tal power; curing constipation, head
' ache, chills, dyspepsia, malaria. Only
125 cents at all druggists.
Have You Noticed
Motornvrilps have heen
I on the market just long
enough to show up all the
weak ones, That is why
you see so many THORS.
They stand the test of
time. Built for service
for the man who demands
it. THOR Motorcycles are
for the fellow who rides
for pleasure; net exercise.
There is a reason.
Come in and see why.
218 Seventeenth Street. I
j ,Bv wlre from E w waKne'r & Co.,
'. mmlers of Chicago Hoard of Trade.
' (irain. provisions, stocks.
. t . . j . . . . 1 T ..... 1
L -oflve8 "al Rlck Isiand house. KockYear ago 240.000
iiand, in. Chicago office. s-S&-i'.u.
Hoard or Trade. i.ocai teiepno..
' gQARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS.
Maj-. 94 Vi, 95. 94. 94.
Jul-, SST4, SRw, 8S. SSs
September, SS, 8S, S7?s. &75.2.
May, 53, 53'g, SS'i. 53V.
July. 52-14, 52. 52. 52-s.
September, 53?, 53., 52 "s. 53.
May, 22, S2i, 32. 32.
July, 32 !i. 32 as, 32. 32.
September, 31 T, 31", 31, 31.
May, 15.70. 15.70, 15.55, 15.70.
July. 15.05, 15.05, 14.92, 14.02.
September, 14.62, 14.62, 14.60, 14.60.
May, 7.95, 7.95, 7.90, 7.92.
July, S.05. S.07, S.00, 8.02.
September, S.20. 8.20, S.10, S.12.
May, S.15, S.15, 8.00, S.05.
July, 8.07, S.07, 7.95, 7.95.
September, 7.90, 7.90, 7.85, 7.S"i .
THE GRAIN MARKET.
Liverpool. May 3. Wheat: There
firmness jn America and ih.j closing
ptrength Jn Buenos Aires. Later and
alizinz bv weak holders and prices de -
clined to with the principal weak
ness in July. Thero wes less inquiry
for cargoes, with Australian offerings
freer at slight decline. The weather ',
in the United Kingdom was fine, and j
reports from Argentine and Russia
n.AWA favArahlo .-ilh "Rllasi.'in nfpAPia
men-j1Jberal on the 'advance and report3
from there that arrivals at the ports j
are large and interior stocks heavy, j
Private houses here are predicting lib
eral shipments from Argentine this j
week. At 1:30 p. m. the market was
weak, to Ji lower than yesterday.
Corn was to higher on the firm
ness of American offers. Later it turn
ed dull and held the advance.
Chicago Cash Grain.
Wheat No. 2 r 94Sif95i. No. 3 r
92UP5, No. 2 wh 3441 95. No. 3 hw '
; C2S95, No. 1 ns 1047 105. No. 2 ns 102 j
1 -ft 104. No. 3 ns 100-5103. No. 2 s 95 ;
jlOO, No. 3 s 959S, vc 92S97, durum:
I S31? 2.
Corn No. 2 54-5 54i, No. 2 w 54f?
;54i. No. 2 y 54354;. No. 3 w T?Mt,
!No. 3 y 534?53, No. 4 51-552, No. I
! 4 w 51 2 52, No. 4 y 51S51i, sgy 44 3
i 4S. !
! Oats No. 2 311432, No. 2 w 33U !
1 ff? 34. No. 3 w 33 g-33 VI. No. 4 w 32-3 .
j 32 standard 31 "QZl .
Liverpool Cables. ;
Wheat opened higher; closed un- '
charged to lower. j
Corn opened higher; closed ' ;
Chicago Receipts. j
Wheat 14 4 ,
jCorn' 223 51;
;Oats 126 62 :
j Northwest Cars.
j To- Last Last ',
; day. Week Year.
Minneapolis 92 ICG 77
jDuluth ,46 CS 17
'Winnipeg 103 17o 2'''
I Chicago 14 12 12 :
j Chicago Estlrrates Tomorrow.
i Corn 151
Primary Movement '
Receipts. Shipments, j
Wheat today 205,000 4S4,00;
V.' r-"' '"V-'l
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LIVE STOCK MARKET.
Opening of Market.
Hogs 25,0fli Lf ft over 5.500. Opened
oc lower. Mixed 5 70ft 6.00. good 5.75
fi 5.95, rough 5.55-3 5.70, light 5.70
Cattle 18.000; steady to 10c lower.
Sheep 22,000; steady.
Nine O'clock Market.
ITcgs weak to 5c lower. Mixed 5.70
'rO.iH', fcood 5.75fi5.95, rough 5.55f?
5.70, liglr 5.706.15, pigs 5.50f?6.00,
nmu- n mi;; ii mi t
.r,- io inwr Rvo.
V CI ' 11' O'-.HVAJ L J -M. v' vrv-
4.806.50. cows 2.255.70, stockers j
4.'0 - 5.30, Texans 4.755.50, calves'
5.0'K .",.90. j
Sheep steady; 3.00-54.60, lambs 4.40 j
Close of Market.
Ilcgs closed weak at early prices: 5c i
lower, than yesterday. Mixed 5. 70fiT !
C.00 good 5.75-55.95, rough 5. 55 Q 5.70,
Western Live Stock.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Kanas City l t.000 4.000 8,000
Omaha 10.000 4,600 10,000
St. Louis 11.000 ,
Hogs. Cattle. Shep.
Chicago 23,000 4,000 12,0K)
NEW YORK STOCKS.
; Union Pacific 1
U. S. Steel common 76!4
MUTUAL LOAN COMPANY
Peoples National Dank Buildin.
Open Wednesday and Saturday
Evenings. Phone West 122.
M a y Festival
at the ,
May 12 and 13.
Afternoon and Evening
Orchestra 45, Chorus 112
Season Tickets S3
Muscatine, Iowa, May 3. With the
ratification by the members of the But
ton Workers' Protective union late yes
terday afternoon of the agreement for
mulated Saturday by Governor B. F.
Carroll and representatives of the
union and manufacturers' association.
Muscatine's long button strike came to
an end. Work was resumed in the fac
tories this morninR, and it is probabl
that Governor Carroll, who arrived
here last niht, will order the militia
companies now on duty to be with
drawn. A l'MO VIKTORT.
The terms of the settlement are con
sidered a victory for the union forces.
Acot.rdir.g to the agreemfnt which was
rstififil by a vote of more than 2 to 1,
i all employes are to be taken back with
j rut discrimination, and the wages,
i count and weight are to be the same as
I those when the factories closed Feb.
! 25. A number of Improvements in the
factories also are to bo made.
The ratification of the agreement was
celebrated by the blowing of whistles
and the rinsing of bells.
Rock Island preferred 62
Roc k Island common . . 30'4
Southern Pacific 116
Xew York Central 107
Missouri Pacific 50
Great Northern 128 ?i
Northern Pacific ICS1
Louisville & Nashville 140-a
Colorado Fuel & Iron 31
Canadian Pacific 236'4
i Chosareake & Ohio Sl"4
Brooklyn Rapid Transit
Baltimore & Ohio lft6
Sugar x. 119
tt Paul 121'j
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Butter Dairy, ztc; creamery. 22ic.
Feed and Fuel.
Corn, per bushel, 53c.
Forage Timothy hay, $14.60 to
Clover hay, $15.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 15c; Black.
Wood $4.50 per Joad.
Gloves and Mitts.
We have the largest stock
to select from, and a full
stock on hand of baseball
The Official Spalding Ball
We carry Chaflin Spalding
and Victor Ball Shoes to
oe jound at
1619 2d Ave.