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THE ROCK IS!CAND ARGUS. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 14, 1911.
Daily United States Weather IMap
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Ohenatlon uh ette. leulj-ftfth meridian time.
laomLBa, a ooausotnt ')- pmm through point of igHl air
IaoTHZBica, ar dotted tinea, paaethrooah TXrintm tyf jaJ tern,
(ntan; taer will be drawn only tor aero, rrenzins, and lw.
Bnuou Indlnate Mate of wither' O clear; (J partly
j eloaaj; Q cloodri rain; cnowi
miwtlna, Arrow fir with the wind. First flrara,
I fceretare for pat 12 noon; aeoond, 2i-hour rainfall,
I ja iaohi third, wind reiocli U 10 miioa per hour or
Showers and thunderstorms this afternoon or tonight.
WEATHER CONDITIONS. .
Showers in the Rocky mountain
region, the central valleys and the up
per lakes, and as far southeastward as
the south Atlantic coasts, with a decid
ed rise in temperature In the lower
Mississippi and upper Mississippi val
leys, have resulted from the northwes
tern area of low pressure which over
lies the territory from Alberta and
Manitoba to Texas. The northern
high, with its cool temperatures, has
drifted to the north Atlantic ccast,
while the north Pacific area of high
pressure and cool weather has advanc
ed to Idaho and Wyomln. The east
ward movement of the northwestern
low and approach of the Rocky moun
tain high will, be attended by cooler
conditions in this vicinity, -with show
ers and 'thunderstorms this afternoon
Claimant to North Pole Honors
Devotes Lecture to Tirade
MAKES HARSH CHARGES
Evidently Forjrets That Abuse Is No
I "roof of the Achievement
Which 'lie Claims.
People who went to the Illinois
theatre last night expecting to hear
Dr. Frederick Cook produce his proofs
of having reached the north pole
heard .instead a harangue on Rear Ad
miral Robert E. Peary. The doctor,
forgetting that abuse was no proof of
his achievement. Indulged in a bitter
tirade against the man who has been
credited with the discovery of the
north pole despite the prior claims of
He divided his time between de
scribing the hardships undergone in
bis polar expedition and in directing
a flood of accusations and harsh
names at Rear Admiral Peary. In a
sweeping denunciation of the Na
tional Geographical society he termed
it a "slf-admiration" society, a Peary
stock company with Peary as the
main attraction. He called Peary
among other things a thief, an at
tempted murdeirer, a child deserter, a
giver of bribes and a misappropriat
or of funds. A fair-sized audience
greeted Dr. Cook, who was introduc
ed by P. H. Doman. In his opening
statement Dr. Cook said: "I am here
tonight to present my case and . let
the public be the judge. I ask noth
ing and expect nothing. I have been
the victim of cowardly slurs." Dr.
Cook then went on to give the de
tails of his Journey to the pole, and
during the course of his remarks
photographs taken during the trip
Simple lUmedy from My Drrjjrjtist
lleuioved Thetn." Says So
"The best skin specialist told me
that nothing would remove my
freckles and that I would carry them
to my grave," said a well known '
society woman, ' but I fooled them
ill with a new drug, othlne double i
itrength, that I bought at my drug- i
gist's which cleared my .Bkin and
gave me a fine complexion."
The action of othine is really re
markable, for when applied at night
oi any of the freckles disappear en
tirely by morning and the rest have
begun to fade. An ounce is usually
tl! that is needed even for the worst
Ho svire to ask your druggist for
dc-b:e strength othine, as this is
sold under a guarantee of money
back if it fails to remoT-th freckles-
U. S. Department of Agriculture
WILLIS L. MOORE.. Chiet
if it eqoeie
iaUU. avM'Uii'l. MOUAt
or tonight, followed by fair weather
High Low Pr'cp.
yes- last 24 hrs.
t'rd'y. night inch.
Atlantic City 62 46 .00
Boston 56 40 .00
Buffalo 54 44 .00
Rock Island 70 6C M
Denver , S6 G4 .00
Jacksonville 9C 76 .00
Kansas City 9G 7S .00.
New Orleans 94 7S .00
New York C2 45 .00
Norfolk 72 5S .00
Phoenix S6 74 .00
St. Louis 84 70 .00
St. Paul 70 58 .04
San Diego 72 64 .00
were thrown on a screen on the
AT POLE TWO DATS.
Dr. Cook stated that he was at the
pole two days. Calculations could
not be accurately made but common
sense methods were employed. He
said: "I know I was at the pole be
cause the sun was the same distance
above the earth during the entire
24 hours of the day and a shadow
was the samo length. The reason
that calculations at this point are
bound to be inaccurate Is that there
is no land there to fix the position,
but instead a floating ice field. Ob
servations could not be taken the
same as by a ship captain because of
the fact that the sun is so near the
horizon while the maTiner has the
advantage of a high sun. There is
no life at the pole. The ice there is
from 10 to 50 feet thick and moves
about three miles a day."
MAKKS 1IAKMI CHAIlliKS.
Dr. Cook then took up the north
pole controversy. He said in part:
"I do not challenge Peary's claims.
Peary has stooped to the. lowest
depths to discredit my polar attain
ments. Louis Frank, as is known,
was left in charge of our camp sup
plies about 25 miles from Etah when
we forged on toward the pole. He
was taken sick because of improper
nourishment and was dying. When
Peary came with his ships, fitted up
at the expense of the government, fly
ing the United States flag naturally
Frank was overjoyed to see them.
Weak, hungry, sick, exhausted and)
dying he staggered on board the !
Roosevelt and asked for a cup of cof
fee. Instead of being granted his
wish he was thrown off the ship.
Now Frank had furs and ivory in his
charge worth $10,000 and my camp
anl supplies worth $25,000. Peary
decided he would get hold of this out
fit worth in all $3 5,000 and in this
way on my return I would starve to
death and never be able to submit
my proofs. He wanted to murder
me by starvation. So he took Frank
on board and gave him food and
drink shortly after.
STOI.K COOK'S RECORD.
"Peary then pushed on north. A
year later when he returned he went
into the telegraph office at Labrador,
where there was a complete report
of my polar observations. He took
these records and went away for a
week. When he returned he had di
gested all the facts and then sent in
his telegraphic reports, which ex
plorers say are identical with mine.
Peary appropriated or took $50,000
from the government in unearned
money besides funds subscribed by
tne public which he used for his own
private ends. This money was to
have been used for the purpose of
furthering the discovery of the pole
Peary did not attempt to find the
role. No, his fur and ivory business,
which netted him and his friends
$100,000 apiece every year was far
too profitable. The pole might have
been reached 10 years ago with hon
est effort. I can show that the money
subscribed by the school children
was used for immorality that would
put the white slave trade to shame.
MORE HARSH CHARGES.
"When 25 miles from my camp
Peary deserted two boys of his own
Sep. 43 '111-
San Francisco 74 5S .00
Seattle C4 54 .00
Washington, D. C. ..64 46 .00
Winnipeg 74 5S .04
Yellowstone park 34 .02
Flood Hgt- Chng
stage, feet. 24hrs.
St. Paul .'.14 1.1 0.1
Red Wing 14 0.3 xO.l
Reeds Landing 12 0.4 0.0
La Crosse 12 0.9 0.0
Prairie du Chnen .IS 0.9 x0.2
Dubuque ,.18 1.2 0.0
Clinton 16 1.2 0.1
Le Claire 10 0.4 0.0
Rock Island 15 " 1.4 xO.l
. RIVER FORECAST.
Only slight changes in the Mississ
ippi will occur ffrom below Dubuque
to Muscatine during the next 4S hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
flesh and blood; left them to starve
to death and they are there today.
When a man will stoop to steal camp
supplies with murder in view and
will desert his own kin, in most
countries hanging or lynching
would not be too severe a penalty.
The National Geographical society is
neither national nor geographical. It
is a 'self-admiration' society, a Peary
stock company with Peary as the
main attraction. This society, pos
ing as a neutral party, judged the
proofs of Peary's expedition. There
were three personal friends of Peary
on the Jury and one man related to
him by marriage. The jury bartered
their souls for him. They did not
examine his instruments at all and
only hastily went over his observa
tions. ADMITS 7SO POSITIVE PROOF.
"The University of Copenhagen ex
amined my evidence. The men at
the university said that there was no
positive proof, but did not Bay that
the pole had not been reached. Peary
sent out forged news items and had
reports circulated that the university
had repudiated my claims. Peary
also thought that if he could discred
it my Mount McKInley climb that It
would discredit my claims to reach
ing the north pole and so set out to
bribe the man who was with me on
this ascent. What I am about to
say now I can prove. Agents under
Peary's orders first offered this man
Si. 000 if he would state that I did
not make the ascent. At a later date
fie was offered $5,000. My compan- j
ion said he needed the money but !
did not wish to bartr his soul. Lat- j
er in the office of the Seattle Times !
in the presence of the editor he was !
offered $10,000. Finally in Tacoma,
a lawyer named Ashton in the pres
ence of a man I can produce paid
this man $1,500 outright, but he was
given other considerations to the
probable value of $25,000 and then
made out an affidavit denying my
claims as to the Mount McKInley
climb. This affidavit is now in pos
session of the Peary trust."
WOI LD LIKE .4 FIGHT.
In concluding. Dr. Cook said: "I
am, defending my own honor and
that of my family and am not making
an attempt at back fire. I am ready
to defend this honor with my own
money and with my fist. My claims
are endorsed by the leading explor
ers. I want no money, nor medals,
nor government endorsement, but as
a private citizen I demand fair play
which I believe yon will approve of.
(Continued from Pare Three.)
rounds Friday night, received a tele
gram notifying him a special train
will arrive in New York from St. Louis
Friday morning, bringing a delegation
of prominent men from Oklahoma and
Kansas to see the contest. In the party
will be men from Independence, Kan.,
and Tulsa, Oklahoma City. Muskogee.
3pulpa and McAlester,- Okla. The
delegation from Sapulpa, which Is Mor
ris' native city, will be headed by
Mayor Joseph Denton. The telegram
said Morris is a 2-to-l favorite over
Flynn in Oklahoma. Both Morris and
Flynn will wind up their work tomor
Lcdon, Sept. 14. The nonconform
ist churches are determined to prevent
if possible the scheduled fight between
Jack Johnson and Bombardier Wells.
The articles call for a championship
battle In London on Oct. 2. Rev. F.
B. Meyer is leader of the movement
to stop the mill, which he has already
denounced from the pulpit. The gen
eral committee of the National Council
of Free Churches has been summoned
to meet Sept. 29 to devise the steps
in opposition to the fight and the ex
hibition of the picture films.
Sept, 14. "The Golden Girt."
Sept, 17. Henry Woodruff
"The Prince of Tonight."
Sept. 23. "The Traveling Sales
man." Sept- 24. "The Rosary." - .
Daily vaudeville performances at
2:30 and S.15.
Dairy vaudeville performances at
2:30 and 8:15.
AT THE ILLINOIS.
The managers of "The Golden
Girl," Messrs. Hoffman, Lurie and
Brin, are congratulating themselves
upon the acquisition of ' Miss Vir
ginia Drew. Sad as it may seem,
Miss Drew's throat, with which she
had a great deal of trouble the past
season, lost her her promised Euro
pean tour with her aunt, Margruerita
Sylvia. When Madame Sylvia be
gan her rehearsals for her new piece
.Miss Drew's voice was such that she
could not sing a note. After taking
treatments from a specialist in Phil
adelphia she has fully recovered her
great asset and will be heard to ad
vantage in the role of the "Fiend"
when that production is presented at
the Illinois tonight. Miss Drew be
ing a very versatile woman also in
troduces for the first time In this
production the new whirlwind dance,
"The Frisco Frolic"
Henry Woodruff comes to the Illi
nois next Sunday,, matinee and night.
In a revival of "The Prince of To
night." Of it the Omaha Bee of the
11th inst. said. "The Prince of To
night' has been done over in a way,
has been furnished up quite a bit and
polished until it is just as good as new.
And it really was very good when
new, so it must be good yet. It has
tunes galore, and pretty catches, melo.
dies, too, if you please, and songs to
remember; and pretty girls and grace
ful dances, and a lot of other odd bits
of color and comedy to catch the fancy
or please the eye. It has just one
fault; its opulence is entirely too lav
ish, which i3 a roundabout way of say
ing there is too much of a good thing.
Its first act has in it more of melody,
song, dance and goodnatured foolery
than is to be had in many musical
shows entire; its second act is equal
ly full and complete, so that the re
pletion practically affords two shows,
and then comes a third act also full,
AT THE GRAND.
Florence Malone, the "Titian hair
ed" young woman around whom
many of the incidents of "The Com
muters" revolve, earned her dra
matic spurs by dint of hard work In
the early stages of the dramatic art.
Lured to the footlights when in her
teens. Miss Malone played juvenile
Florence Malone In "Tne Commuter-."
parts with Fiske O'Hara and Andrew
Mack, at the outset of her stage ca
reer. One afternoon Mrs. Leslie Car
ter was a guest at a box party at one
of Andrew Mack's performances. She
saw Miss Malone and liked her Srork
so well that an offer to Join the
prominent emotional actress' com
pany, then playing "Zaza," was soon
in the young woman's hands. It was
accepted and the attachment that
sprang up between Mrs. Carter and
her protege, as she always called
Miss Malone from that time on, grew
to such proportions that they hated
to part company. However, James
Forbes chanced to witness a per
formance of Miss Malone and seeing
in the young woman an ideal of Het
ty Brice In "The Commuters' he
made her a most flattering offer to
play the part in his new comedy. She
accepted and her portrayal of the
young wife proved an Instantaneous
artistic success. "The Commuters"
comes to the Grand tomorrow night.
AT THE MAJESTIC.
Rock Island will for the last half
of this week beginning tonight get
a glimpse of the famous Marco
Twins. The Marcos have been all
over America and Europe and two
continents have laughed at their droll
antics. The Xamora family of Mexi
can aerial artists will entertain with
novel stunts high in the air. Von
Marco Twins at the Majestic.
Mitzell and Maynard will stage a nov
el western comedy entitled "Cupid's
Coincidence." The Four Dancing
Bugs, Davey and Everson, manipu
lators of melody, Mrs. Casey, in a
new song, and the Majestiscope will
complete the bilL
By wire from i3. W. Wagner & Co.,
members of Chicago Board of Trade.
Grain, provisions, stocks, and cotton.
Local olflces at Kock lalund house. Kook
Island. 111. Chicago offlce. 98-9-100.
Board of Trade. Local telephone, No.
BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS.
September, 92, 92, 92'fe, 92.
December. 96. 9G, 96V. 96Va.
May, 102 V4, 102, 101, 102.
September, 69, 69, 67, 68.
December, 65, 65, 64. 64.
May, 67. 67, CC, 66 Va.
September, 43, 43, 43, 43.
December, 46 4Cli, 45, 45.
May, 49, 49. 48. 43.
September, 15.05, 15.05, 15.05, 15.05.
January, 16.05, 1C.07, 15.93, 15.95.
September, 9.40, 6.40, 9.35, 9.35.
January, 9.32, 9.32, 9.25, 9.27.
September, 8.S2, S.S5, 8.77, S.77.
January, 8.37, 8.37, S.32, S.32.
THE GRAIN MARKET.
Liverpool, Sept. 14. Wheat dis
played a steady undertone at the-opening,
with values unchanged to high
er, and following the opening the near
months further advanced '4. with of
fers light due to the firmness in Amer
ica, and the distant months developed
heaviness during the morning on the
easier closing in Winnipeg yesterday,
free Manitoba offers, Argentine crop
news, and further rains in India. Spot
markets were unchanged, with a quiet
demand, and there were reports of the
continent still offering to resell. The
strength in coarse gTahis and the fat:t
of their being no cargo arrival kept
shorts in October nervous, and their
support checked the decline. At 1:30
p. a. the market was irregular, un
changed to higher.
Corn, after opening to higher,
further advanned to , with shorts
In October covering heavily. There
was a good spot trade, with spot mar
kets all higher, and American parcels
Chicago Cash Grain.
Wheat No. 2 r 92&93, No. 3 r
92(392, No. 2 hw 'jT,fiH7, No. 3 hw 93
96. No. 1 ns 101 -ft 107, No. 2 n3 103
105. No. 3 ns 11104, No. 3 s
102. No. 2 s 97fjl0i, No.-4 s 75 100,
vc 75 101, durum 90Tz l00.
Corn No. 2 CSfifJS',, No. 2 w CS ft
68, No. 3 67irur,V4. No. 3 w 67
(geS'i. No. 2 y 67ftS'i, No. 4 67 ft
67. No. 4 w 67'C7, No. 4 y 67 Vi
Oats No. 2 w 45fi45, No. 3 w
4444, No. 4 w 43&41Vfc, stand
ard 44 45.
' Liverpool Cables.
Wheat opened unchanged to
DAY SCHOOL The largest g
enrollment in the history of o
the college. Nearly 300 per p
cent increase oer last year. A
A NEW CLASS will be organ- Q
ized t Monday. Join our O
which opens next Morula y
FnH particulars upon request
Come to the college and talk
it over. Office open every even
ing this week, 7 to HSM o'clock.
M.B. DEWKV, ITincipaL
Phone Wtt J6TO-L.
Sept. 19-22, 1911
Bi-Plane Exhibitions by Bud Mars
Plenty of amusement for
for city people.
Special trains and rates on
STOVES Repaired STOVES
Repaired, cleaned, blackened and set np or stored.
Work promptly and neatly done. .
CHARLES F. SHAW, 524 Twenty-second Street.
Get our prices. ' Old Phone 694-1
higher; closed unchanged to
Corn opened to higher; closed
Wheat 82 40
Corn 25C 64
Oats 195 119
To- Last Last
day. Week. Year
Minneapolis 295 212 378
Duluth 158 269 9
Winnipeg 47G 125 213
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow.
Oats ... . 180
LIVE STOCK MARKET.
Opening of Market.
Hogs 12,000. Ixft 4.587. Open 6low
at yesterday's average
7.35. Mixed 6.80 7.35.
7.30. Kougb 6.C5fi6.S5.
Cattle 4.000. Steady. '
Sheep 27,000. Steady.
Nine O'clock Market.
Estimated tomorrow 10,000. Quali
ty fair, market steady to shado higher
than yesterday's average. Light 6.85
Cu-7.37. Bulk 6.90&7.25. Mixed 6.80
(tvLZh. . Pigs 4.6O7.10. Heavy 6.65
7.30. Good 6.85 ?) 7.30. Rough 6.6SS)
6.85. Yorkers 7.357.40.
Cattle uteady to strong. Deevea 4.90
(T8.10. Stockers 3.00ru5.50. Te.ixans
4.40( 6.35. Cows 2.251 6.30. West
erns 4.00,7.00. Calves 6.25!&9.25.'
Sheep market strong to 10c higher.
Natives 2.154.10. Lambs, native 4.00
fz5.90. Westerns 2.504.10. Lamb3
western 4.25 Q 6.00. Yearlings 3.70
Close of Market.
Hogs close 5c higher than yester
day's average. Light 6.85'7.45. Bulk
6.907.30. Mixed 6.80-S7.40. Heavy
0.501j7:35. Rough 6.65&6.8S.
Cattle steady. Top 8.10.
Sheep strong. Top 4.10. Lambs C.00.
Western Live Stock.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Kansas City 6.50Q 4,500 4,00
Omaha 3,500 3,400 26,000
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep
Chicago 11,000 1.50U la.OuO
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York, Sept: 14. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Union Pacific 159
U. S. Steel preferred , 114
IJ. S. Steel common 66
Rofk Island preferred 47
Rok Island common 23
Southern Pacific 107
New York Central .;.. 101
Missouri Pacific 35
Great Northern 122
Northern Pacific 113
louisvlile & Nashville 1 38
Canadian Pacific ... 223',;
Illinois Central ... .' 135
Pennsylvania . v 119
Chesapeake & Ohio c ;
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 73 J
Baltimore & Ohio yr, ;
Atchison , 102 j
Locomotive 31 1
Sugar 114 j
St. Paul 11 2 I
Copper r i
Lettish alley ...152
Rr.putMc Steel common. ... 23
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Sept. 14. Following are tke quota
tions on the local market today:
Butter Dairy. 25c; creamery, 30c.
Races Each Day
both old and young,
the Rock Island Southern,
Lard, 12 c
Feed and Fuel.
Corn, per bushel, 68c to 70c.
Forage Timothy hay, 20.
Clover bay, $15.
Wheat, 80c to 85c.
Wild hay. $15 to $13.
Coal Lump, per bushel, 15c; slack,
CROSSETT LEADS IN
Morning's Play Loaves Him Six Up on
C. II. Schmidt, His Opponent,
in Finals. - ,
At the end of the morning's play
today at the Rock Island Arsenal
Golf club links, K. C. Crossett was
six up on C. H. Schmidt at tho end
of the lirst 18 holes in tho tlnalu
of the men's handicap match. From
all appearame, he will bo the win
ner of the handicap cup, for uuh'Ks
Schmidt shows a remarkable recov
ery of his stroke, and CroHsett a
falling off, the game will go to tho
older player. Schmidt eliminated C.
A. Barnard of Molino yesterday
while Crossett was defeating F. L.
Mitchell. Both matches ended 4 up
I! to play. The cupH and inedali
for the season will be awarded to tli6
winners Saturday evening at a din
ner and reception at tho golf club
To Elect Bowling Officers.
President Otto Patting has called
meeting of the Commercial liowlliij
league for thin evening at 8 o'clock
at the Harms hotel. The election ol
officers will tako place and plans wll!
be discussed for tho corning season.
All the news all the time Th
Sore Feet, Tender Feet and Swotlc
Feet Cured Every Time TIZ Makes
Sore Feet Well, No Matter
What Ails Them.
Vsfryw. who in tr'uh7l with 'r
waty 'jT tTiJT f'-' - .ovollcn ft-tt-mrlly
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