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THE ROCK ISIND ARGUS. THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 19
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FORECAST FOR ROCK ISLAND, DAVEVPORT, MOLIXE AND VICINITY.
Unsettled weather with probably rain or snow tonight or Friday, warmer tonight
the lowest temperature slightly below the freezing point.
The north Pacific area of low pres
sure extends from Washington and
Oregon and the Canadian northwest
foutheastward to Texas, with the cen
ter of tho low in southern Alberta,
This disturbance Is attended by pre
cipitation on the Pacific and west gulf
coasts and in the northern Rocky
mountain otatpg and the Missouri and
upper Mississippi valleys and the
northwestern portion of the lake re
gion. It has also canard a decided rise
in temperature on the eastern Rocky
mountain slope and in the upper Mis
souri valley. The pressures are rela
(By wire from K. W. Warner & Cc
Grain. pruvinimB. xtorka and cotton.
Irfx-ul ot11''H at K ick Island buun. Rock
III lid. III. Ctih'BKn oilier. KH-99-luO,
Uouru fit Trade. Lot al Ulephons. No.
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BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS
May. H''m. K'1. l"lTh.
July. !.VT. C.-. K';. S:34.
SentiMu'.n'r. t4. 'J
May, (;7'4. 677. X"
July. ;;',. r,l. cc.v
September, 071. ?
May. 50. 5H. 50,
July. 43. 46V, 45.
September, 407H, 41'4
. 67. 67
January, closed 13.So.
May, 16.42, 16.42, lG.iiU, 16.C2
January, 9 22. 9.23. 9 22, 9.23.
May, 9.50, 9.30. 9.43, 9.45.
January, 8.57. K.57. 8.52, 8.55.
.Ma;-, 80, S.S2. 8.77. S.S0.
THE GRAIN MARKET.
Chicago Cash Grain.
Corn No. 3 63'4('64,4. No. 3 w 64
65';. Ho. 3 y fi4ffit4i. So. 4 61 W
63'. No. 4 w 63164',, No 4 y C2y
sriu 60-5161. tssy 60(Tj6li.
Oats No. 2 w 5152. No. 3 50. No.
3 w r.ti,4fj:.l,4. No. 4 w 49Vi50,
ssnndurd 5i'a4(Tr 31M.
Wheat No. 2 r 9SQD9, No. 3 r 96
i3Sti. No. 2 hw 99f104'4. No. 3 hw
90V44flOOVn. No. 1 ns 110lllVs, No.
Today's Market Quotations
Close to the People.
During the 60 years of iclose to the people of Eock Is
ways endeavored to keep close to the people of oRck Is
land and their best interests.
That it has succeeded is shown by its steady growth
and the large number of loyal depositors in its checking
and savings departments.
We have a service for every man, woman and child in
Eock Island and we wan a part in building up the finan
cial interests of MORE people. That includes you and a
checking or savings account will open the way.
4 Interest on Savings
STATE BANK OF ROCK ISLAND
Second Avenue and Seventeenth Street.
C4U1 $200,000.00 Surplus flOO.OOO.00
rHUi MITCHELL, Prealdeal. L 8. WHITE, Vice President.
K. T. AXDEBSON. Oaahier. a 9. CUAXSOX, Assistant Caahtcr.
OOCBTEOCS ATTEJmOJf TO ALL.
U S. Department of Agriculture.
WILLIS L. MOORE. Chief-
if It (qulS
tively high, thougn only about normal,
in the southern plateau sections and
the territory from the Mississippi to
the middle and south Atlantic coasts,
with decidedly lower temperatures In
the north Atlantic 6ectioas. The ap
proach of the northwestern low will be
attended by unsettled weather in this
vicinity, with rain or snow tonight or
Friday, and warmer tonight.
High. Low. Prep.
Atlantic City 42 18 .00
Boston 34 S .00
Buffalo 31 6 .00
2 ns 1061094. No. 3 ns 1041084,
No. 2 8 99fJ107. No. 3 8 96fi 106, No. 4
s 91(0103, vc 90(5104, durum 90105.
Wheat opened 'i. up; closed V down
Coin opened up; closed ai to
' . Chicago Receipts.
Wheat 16 7
Corn 445 0
Oats 117 57
To- Last Last
cay. Week. Year.
Minneapolis 317 335 350
Duluth 26 8 55
Winnipeg 3S6 406 CO
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow.
Wheat today 595.000 283,000
Year ago 626,000 320,000
Corn today 9S1.000 793,000
Cear ago 899,000 867,000
LIVE STOCK MARKET.
Opening of Market.
Hogs 30,000. Left over 8,100. Steady
at yesterday's average. Light 5.75
6.23. Mixed 5.90S6.4O. Heavy 6.00
6.45. Rough 5.95613.
Cattle 8,500. Slow and generally
7 A AT.
Rock Island 23 13 .00
Denver 56 :!4 .00
Jacksonville To 32 .08
Kansas City 34 26 .00
New Orleans 64 52 .00
New York 38 14 .00
Norfolk 58 30 .00
Phoenix 74 42 .00
St Louis 33 28 .00
St. Paul 14 C .00
San Diego 64 50 .00
San Francisco 60 54 .04
Seattle 50 48 .80
Washington 44 2') .00
Winnipeg 4 -6 .00
Yellowstone Park . . . 30 .08
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Sheep 20,000. Strong at yesterday's
Nine O'Clock Market.
Hogs weak to 5c lower. Liht 5.63
6.20. Bulk 6.156.30. Mixed 5.90
6.35. Pigs 4 255.50. Heavy 5.95
6.37. Good 6.106.374. Rough 5.95
(S6.10. Yorkers 6.10Q6.15. ,
Cattle steady to weak at Wednes
day's best. Beeves 4.80(g8.50. Stack
ers 3 606.00. Texans 4.50 5.85. Cows
2.756.75. Westerns 4.757.15. Calves
Sheep steady. Natives 2.254.83.
Lambs, natives 4.507.00. Westerns
3.65 4.85. Lambs, westerns 4.75
7.00. Yearlings 4.905.83.
Close of Market.
Hog market closed slow. Generally
5c lower than yesterday's average.
Bulk 6.156.30. Light 5.6o6.20.
Mixed 5.906.35. Heavy 5.936.37.
Rough 5.95 6.10.
Cattle weak. Top 8.50.
Sheep weak. Top 4.85. Lambs weak.
Western Live Stock.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Kansas City 11.000 3,000 3,000
Omaha 12,000 2,000 6,900
Estimated Chicago Tomorrow.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep,
Chicago 28,000 3,000 13,000
NEW YORK 8T0CKS.
New York, Jan. 25. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Lnion Pacific 167
U. S. Steel preferred 1116
U. S. Steel common 66
Rock Island preferred 51'
Rock Island common 24?i
.Northwestern 141 Ti
bouthern Pacific no;
.-sew rone central 108
Missouri Pacific 40 Vi
Great Northern 130
Northern Pacific 11794
Smelters 72 14
Canadian Pacific 232
Pennsylvania ... 1'4'i
Ene ;;; n'
Chesapeake & Ohio 731;,
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 78
Baltimore & Ohio 105 k
!? Pal 108
Ihigh Valley 1
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Jan. 25. Following are the quota
tions on the local market today:
Eggs, 35 c.
Butter Dairy. 35c; creamery. 45c.
Lard. 12 He
Feed and FueL
Clorer nay, $15.
Forage Timothy hay. $20 to $22
Wild hay, $14 to $17.
New corn, 65c to ESc.
Co' Lump, per bushel, 16c; alack.
Chamberlains Cough Remedy nerer
disappoints those who use it for ob
fnate coughs, colds and irritations
T.' the throat and lungs. It stands un--ivalled
aa a remedy for all throat and
lung diseases. Sold by all druggists.
MERSOX said something
about an institution being
the lengthened shadow of a
The same ia true of a busi
A STORE, for example,
REFLECTS THE CHARAC
TER OF ITS OWI5ER.
Take two typical stores. The
one is enterprising, has attractive
displays, advertises liberally and
intelligently and reaches out for
The. other goes along in a hum
drum fashion, advertises little, and
that in a stereotyped way," makes
no display of its wares and no ef
fort to turn over its stock at fre
quent intervals. It follows the
methods of twenty years ago. It
does not reach after new custom
ers and in consequence loses its
Which of these stores will suc
ceed and which will fail ?
WHICH PROPRIETOR READS
THE PAPERS AND WHICH READS
LAST YEAR'S ALMANAC?
That tells" the whole story.
TrfE PROGRESSIVE, HUS
TLLXG, UP TO DATE MER
CHANT READS THE NEWS
PAPERS. He also makes others
read the advertisements he places
in, the newspapers. Therefore he
is a winner. BE A WINNER.
Fifty business men of Sterling vot
ed: Roosevelt, 36; Taft, 2; Fol-
lette, 3; Cummins, 2; Harmon. 3;
Clark, 2; no choice, 2.
Petitions for Colonel H. N. Wheeler,
editor of the Quincy Journal, as dem
ocratic candidate for congress in the
Fifteenth district, are in circulation at
Benjamin F. Caldwell of Springfield,
candidate for the democratic nomina
tion for governor of Illinois, address
ed a good sized audience of voters at
Sullivan last night.
Chicago, Jan. 25. Chauncey Dewey,
state committeeman from the First
congressional district, will manage the
Roosevelt campaign in Illinois. He ac
cepted the post of chairman of the
state committee of the Roosevelt move
ment last night and w ill appoint aids
in every county in Illinois within the
next few days.
Gifford Pinchot will be one of the
orators at the progressive republican
meeting to be held in Belleville today.
John Kasserman, an attorney of
Newton, is seeking the democratic
nomination for representative from the
46th general assembly.
Dr. William F. Burres has an
nounced himself as a candidate for
representative from the 24th district,
subject to the decision of the republi
Richard F. Egan, a paving contrac
to have the best eye help
possible that's why we in
vite you to have your eyes
examined and fitted here.
LITTEN S ROBERTS
Peoples National Bank Bid'g.
Phone West 122
Cheapest and Best for Furnace, Cook or Heating Stove
MUELLER LUMBER CO.
Old Phone West 511
tor, proposes making the race for the
democratic nomination as member of
the state board of equalization from
the Springfield congressional district.
Senator Charles F. Hurburgh ot
Galesburg, candidate for governor, has
been attacking in his speeches the ex
travagance of the state officers. The
state officers are coming back with
the statement that as chairman of the
senate appropriations committee he
recommended the money that ha3 been
given the departments.
Len Small of Kankakee has been in
Washington consulting with the pow
ers that be to see if it will be neces
sary for him to resign the position of
sub-treasurer at CMicago to make the
race for governor. While there is no
law against his hanging on to the ap
pointment, it has been an unwritten
law requiring candidates for offices to
resign their official positions.
It is generally understood among
the friends of H. Clay Wilson that he
will again be a candidate for member
of congress on the republican ticket
from the capital district. While the
district is strongly democratic, he suc
ceeded four years ago in matcrially
cutting down the democratic majority
and his friends feel that inasmuch as
this is "presidential year," he can be
WORKED THE DIPLOMAT
The Part a Chinese Minister Played af
a Press Agent.
When W11 Ting Fang was minister
from China at Washington he was the
most curious man in the diplomatic
State of Illinois, Rock Island Coun
ty ss :
In the Circuit Court. In Chancery.
Partition. General No. G5fio.
Charles C. Wilson, et nl., complain
ants, vs. Annie Wilson, and Annie Wil
son, guardian of Catherine Wilson, Mar
garet Wilson, and James Lewis Wilson,
et al., defendants.
Notice is hereby Riven that hv virtue
of a decree of said court, entered in the
above entitled cause, on the 25th dav of
January, A. D. 1S12. I shall, 011 Saturday,
the 17th day of February, A. 1 . la 12, at
the hour of 10:i: o'clock in the tori
noon, at the east door 01 the court
house in the city of Kock Island, in
said county of Rock Island, to satisfy
.1 11 - . .... 1
nnm uwier, cil HI puOUC auction, lit
the highest bidder, tor cash in hand,
the certain parcels of land, situate in
the county of Kock Island, and state of
Illinois, known and described as fol
lows, to-wit: The south half ( V2 1 of
the southeast quarter ( ) of si-ction
number t ight S): the .south half 1 i.
of the southwest quarter ( V ) of sec
tion number eight ts; and the north
half ( H ) of the northwest quarter ( i )
of section number seventeen 17, all in
township number sixteen (lii , north of
range number one ( 1 , west of the
fourth (4lh) principal meridian; pro
vided the said bid upon each piece or
parcel shall be equal to at least two
thirds of the valuation put upon the
same, as shown by the report of the
commissioners heretofore appointed by
the court to make partition thereof, or
the agKregate proceeds of the sale of
all the said lands shall be equal to al
least two-thirds of such valuation.
Tu rns of sale, cash in hand.
Dated at Uock Island. 111., this 2.".th
day of January, A. I. l!U2.
JUSKI'H L. irvAs,
Master in Chancery, Kock Island Coun
Searle & Marshall, complainant's so
licitors. Sheriff's Sale.
By virtue of an execution Issued out
of the clerk's office of tho circuit court
of Kock Island county, and state of
Illinois, and to me directed, whereby I
am commanded to make the amount of
a certain judgment recently obtained
apralnst August Cable, in favor of A. If.
L.11U, tint of the lands, tenements, goods
and chattels of the said August Cable,
I have levied on the following describ
ed property, to-wit: lAjt seventeen (17),
block 174. in East Moline, Kock Island
Therefore, according to said com
mand, I shall expose for sale at public
auction, all the right, title and interest
of the above named August Cable in
and to the above described property, at
10 o clock a. m., on luesday, the 13lii
day of February, 1S12. at the east door
of the court house in Kock Island coun
Dated at Rock Island, 111, this 20th day
of January, A. L. 1912.
O. I.. BRI'XER
Sheriff Kock Island County.
Kotlcs of Fubllcatloa.
State of Illinois. Kock Island Coun
ty ss :
In the Circuit Court To the May
term, 1912. In Chancery No. 6712.
Theophll Bousson vs. Emma Bousson.
Affidavit of non-residenc of the above
named delendant, Emma Bo..sor.. hav
ing been filed in the clerk's office or the
circuit court of said county, notice is
therefore hereby given to the said non
resident defendant that the complainant
filed his bill of complaint in said court,
on the chancery side thereof, on the
27th day of December. 1911. and that
thereupon a summons issued out of said
court, wherein said suit is now pending,
returnable on the first Monday in the
month of May next, as is by law re
quired. Now, unless you, the said non-resident
defendant above named. Emma
Bousson. shall personally be and appear
before said circuit court, on the first
day of the next terra thereof, to be
holden at Rock Island, in and for sal-1
county, on the tirst Monday In May
next, and plead, answer or demur to the
said complainant's bill of complaint, tho
same and the matters and things there
in charged and stated will be taken aa
confessed, and a decree entered against
i you accurui
II H. A. W
you according to tne pray of yaid bllL
(JKUK'jfc. w. uamklu. Clerk.
Island. Ill-, uec 27. 111.
Going Away This Winter?
Why not get away from the cold winds and snow and
go where sunshine, roses and balmy sea breezes
greet you? Why not go to sunny
where wintry days are transformed into glorious
summer? The cost i3 nothing compared with the
benefits and" pleasures to be derived. The best way
to go is on a
PERSONALLY CONDUCTED TOURIST EXCURSION
via Colorado. Parties leave most every day.
Choice of routes beyond our terminal Santa Fe,
Denver & Rio Grande, Salt Lake Route, Western
Pacific or Southern Pacific.
Gome in and let me help you plan your trip to Nature's Paradise. .
"On Time" Road
corps. lie would no any place to see
anything- There was a rundown sub
urban resort near the capital in hard
luck. Everybody would go of evenings
to a rival resort on the same trolley
line a mile or two beyond it. The re
sort hired a publicity agent and told
him to drum up trade. The press gen
ius got a private car and luvited Mr.
Wu and his family and suit to spend
an evening at the resort, which was
painted in marvelous colors. Wu ac
cepted and took the whole legation
out, and they were entertained at din
ner. While the Chinese guests were
dining the publicity man put a leather
lunged barker, with a megaphone, on
the platform, and when the trolley
cars, loaded to the pitiird-t with people
for the rirnl place stopped, the barker
"Come in and see Wu Ting Faug,
the Chinese minister, and his suit!
They are in oriental costumes. They
are eating with chopsticks."
The people piled off the cars, and
that night Mr. Wu was the center of
the biggest crowd in the history of the
resort. The scheme turned the tide
for the rundown resort, and it has
been prosperous ever siiv.-e. Hut Mr.
Wu went back to China without ever
discovering the part he had played as
a press agent. New York World.
The Minister's Usefulness.
Among the mcmlers of a fashionable I
country club of Washington are a doc
tor nml n r?.;:iwtr who' ilelic-'it in flip
excnange or repartee touching tneir
respective professions. As they met
j one day the minister observed that he
I was "going to read to old Cunning
I ham," adding (us he was aware that
the old man was a patient of bis
friend the doctor), "Is he much
With the gravest of expressions the
physiciau replied: j
"lie needs your help more than t
Off his guard, the minister exclaim
ed anxiously: "Poor fellow! Is it as
bad as that V"
"Yes. Ho Is suffering from insom
Keeping Track of Ships.
In the course of a year more than a
dozen ponderous books are filled at
Lloyd's witli nothing but the names of
ships, their captains and the dates oa
which they touch and leave port. Ev
ery known vessel in the world of more
than a hundred ton register has its
record in them, and the underwrite
can easily turn to the name of any
British or foreign ship nnd tell ap-
proximately where she ia at the mo-
THE REIGN OF PURE CANDY
has come to stay. That is why the
permanence of the popularity of our
candy is assured. When you eat our
candies you know they are pure. It
is just fascinating to eat such dain
ties as these and they make no doc
COIN BROS. & KERR
329 Twentieth Street.
F. A. RIDDELli, Agent. O. B. & Q. R. R.
Phone Old West 680.
Blessedness consists in tfce accom
plishment of our desires and in our
having only regular desires. St. Au
gustine. All the news all the time The Argua.
COLLECTIONS MADE Hard accounts
and claims collected. William M.
Walker, lawyer, 311 People's Bank
bullUiUK- Phone 349.
HO.VEI TO L.OAN.
LOANS o. lurnuure, pianos, horses,
wagons, tc quickly, privately, at the
lowest rates. Mutual Loan company
tuninc. room 411. People's aNtlonal
bank building. New pnooe 610V; old
phone west 121.
Real Estate and Stocks of
Bought, sold and exchanged. If yon
want to buy or have anything to sell
or exchange let us hear from you.
NATIONAL BROKERAGE CO,
470 Ohio street. Terre Haute, Ind.
IN THE FAMILY CIRCLE
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Math's bread is a general fa
vorite. Visitors often ask,
"Where do you get this dell
clous bread?" Answer, of
course, "At Maths." Ho it is
with our pies, cakts, pastry,
ice creams, patties, fancy
takes and salted nuts. They
are' popular to a surprising de
gree. You'll know the reason
when you taste them.
1710-1718 Second Avenue.
Phone West 156.
f' Ua ft
8 11 ri r&lR
eld, complainant a solicitor.
ment London Tit Bits. .