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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1012.
TO STOP WRECKS
manner he should act under Impend-1
irg dangers. In ibis manner it is ex
pected to greatly curtail the loss of
life and property on the road.
To carry out the plans, the road
has been divided into districts and a
competent man selected from the op
erating department to instruct and
examine tha men. G. I,. Rowe, for
merly a train dispatcher ia the of
fices at Rock Island, bv.i more recent
ly with the company at. Eldon. Mo.,
has been appointed to assume
charge of this work on the IUinots
division. Mr. Rowe wt".l have his office
at Rock Island in the dejiot building.
Examinations of the men will bepin
Daily United States Weather Map
Best Office Building
Rock Island : : : : : 2d Ave., 17th St.
z. uepartment oi Agriculture.
Rock Island Road Decides to
Examine Employes With a
View to Curtailing Loss.
WILLIS U MOORE. Chief.
To add to the safety of the travel
ing public over its lines and to de
crease to a minimum the property
loss to itself incurred by disasters, a
immediately and will be continued
nem department of examinatioa for j from time to time, thus keeping rules
! the operating department has been es-; and instructions fresh in their minds.
labhshed on the Rock Island lines. Many disastrous wrecks on all roads
Every trainman, yard employe and ; have been due solely to the failure
telegraph operator will hereafter bu ' of employes to fol.ow the instructions
examined on the rules and timecards j set down in the rule books of the
and will a' so be informed in what j
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O clr; Prr)r cloudy: O cloudy;
rln; Q n'-w report mliatng.
Arrowi fif vHl th wind. First Bfirw. low.t
tori)trtii:r rtt 12 b"rrv r.nd. irtplyiiloQ
f 1 Jn h or rr.'r fur pau i4 hours; Uitxd. mn
mum wind Telocity.
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MUiKCAST foh k:k isk.vm. havkm'okt. muij.ne and vicixitv.
Fair tonight and probably Sunday, rising temperature.
STATUE OF THE LATE GOVERNOR JOHN JOHNSON
OF MINNESOTA IS UNVEILED AT ST. PAUL TODAY
I -JrAl.tiLfOTA .STATE, CAPITOL -AiBTPA'Jl, fLj
. The northf rn low
day's rurt , u hie ti in
St L;ir riiH valley
dipturbanre which .
fliown on yester-p;ii-hi:i
a:;'l a ecotidary
reiitral over Ala-
the hifcb, and the approach of the north
western low v ill be attended by fair
-ather in th's vicinity tonight and
probably Suniiay, with rising tempera
btnm. ba. e 1j-'H attf-nilcd by rains in
the Ohio and lower Mississippi valleys,
the lake region atid on the middle and
ruth Atlantic and Kulf roaste. Thi
following heavy rainn are noted in
lnrhe: Mriiitirurtiery, lo"; Iulsville,
l.'i4; Mertiphiti. 1 2. The northwest
ern hiL'h, w.ih its fair iiti'l decidedly
cooler weather h;tM moved from the
north I'aeif c ii;ist to the ceivral val
! Atiotln r Sturm of rre:it intensity
has appeared over Washington and is
causing KhowerH on the north Pacific
!op and a decide rise in tempera
tnre over the Ho ky mountain pla
tn'l Ttiis il-tiirhaiice Is also accom
panied by t;iles on the roast of Wash
ington. TI.e eastward movement of
Atlantic fity f,s C4
l;ston 74 SI
Pavenport 7L' 4'i
Denver 6S ."8
Jacksonville XL1 -
Kansas City 7L' 44
New Orleans 7'
New York 6 ."H
Norfolk 7t! f,1
I hoenix fi'i
SI. Ijjuis 72 4S
St P?ul C" as
San I:-go . '. "s
S;in Francisco 75 52
Seattle 4S 40 .?x
Washington, D. C. ...74 62 .GO
Winnipeg -14 34 .02
ellowstone Park .. 32 .00,
MISSISSIPPI niVER. j
Flood. Height. Chng. j
St Taul 14 1.1 0.1 j
Red Wing ;4 2 2 0.1
Reed's Landing 12 2.3 xO.l
La Crosse 12 2 8 x0.2
Lansing 1 3.0 xO.l j
Prairie du Chien .. .18 3.0 xO.l j
Dubuque 18 3.5 0.0
Le ( laire In 1.5 0.0'
Dav r.port 15 3.8 0.0 j
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Nearly stationary stages in the Miss
issippi wi'l prevail rrom below Du
b'Kjue to Muscatine.
J. M. SHERIER. Ijcal Forecaster.
Today s Market Quotations
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INSURANCE FIRE. SUITE.
Ili nUVKll A lOW 409
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Orsin. I'r.n-l-lnni. ht' ks ami Cotton ..' "
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B iiird ef J'iuOu.
BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS.
May. :7. i;
J ily, ICV
;r.H?ifi5,-4. No. 3 y CT 8.35'j9.1'; bulk
No. 4 w f,V4n f9.23: pigs, 4.75fi7
I 9.23; good. 8. 70'? !
8.7o; Yorkers. 8. 93'? 9 05.
Catile, dull and steady. Reeves, 5.30
I Tt 10.911; s'ockers, 4.25J 7.50: Texans,
j 4.501 55 ; cow s, 2.9"Tj 7.s." ; westerns,
lip 5.75 f 9.00; calves. 7.0077 9.85.
up! She p. steady. Natives, 3. (15! 5.00;
j lainlis, 5.25fi7.;o; estrrns, 3.857 4.85;
04 ( C4
2 w 3535. No. 3 w 33fi
w 3111 33', standard 34
Contract, j st'ni
.. 52. :.2 .
December. 32,, 32,
May, 34. 3l.. :'.4'4.
July. 34',, M.
Octohi-r, 17 35, 17.35.
January, 19 25. 19 4 it.
'May, 1Y90. 19 .''7. IS. 90. 18.97.
October, li.r.o, 11 rs, n.fio, n.fij.
January. 1 1 mi. 1 1 07, 11. 00. 11.02.
Ma. 10.43. 10.5". 10.12. 1".47.
October. 10 93, 10.95. 10.90. 10.90.
January, 10 20. 10 27, 1".20. 10.23.
May, 10.00. 10.07. 10.00, 10.05.
A'li'at 1 , to
Corn . to
Duluth c."9 717
Winnipeg 911 V.h
Chicago tsi. mates Tomorrow.
Wheat, today .... 1.9:;t;."i"i l,2't7.n"0
Year ago 1.075. ""0 r,32.''n0
Corn, today 335."00 4J0.0rio
Year ago 477,000 723,000
lambs. 5.501 7.50.
Close of tne Market.
dosed weak to shade lower.
8.35-.J 9.10. bulk. S.SO'ija.lO; '
S.5njP20; heavy, 8.457 9.20; !
Iast Lagt ! rough. 8.13 S.7i.
Week. Year' ("att'e, steady. Top. 10.90. !
398 44ir Sheep. 2,iiiirt; srrr.dy. Top, 5.00. i
Lambs, st. adv. Top, 7X0 . j
Western Live Stock. j
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep I
Kansas Ci'y 3.ooo 500 3,oo0 :
Omaha 3.9'io 300 900 1
Estimated Chicago Tomorrow.
Hogs. Catt'.e. Sheep.
C!i!c;ipr) 31.000 27,000 45,000
Hogs next week, 130,000.
THE GRAIN MARKET. LIVE STOCK MARKET.
Chicago Cah Gram. ' Opening of Market.
Wheat No. 2 r lo7 !jl"S'4, No. 3 ri Hogs, e.ooiv left over. 5.431; steady.
S-W 107. No. 2 h 92'4ii94, No. 3 h 90 ; Light. S25i9.i)0; mixed. S.45J9.25;
92. No. 1 ns 93 'i 942, No. 2 ns 90 heavy, 8 4'" Ji9 25; rough. S.lOfiS.70.
tt93. No. 3 ns St', '.1 sy. No. 2 s 89j91. Cattle. 8 i0; steady.
No 3 s t.', s8. No. 4 n sO'0r. j Sheep. C.ooo; steady.
Corn -No. 2 t"",' 4 j t't',. No. 2 w f,5'4 : . Nme O'ciock Market.
(QeC'j. No. 2 y i;;,- , ,f CC, No. 3 Olaij j
' I'nion Pacific
jt'nited States Steel, common ...
! Rea Una
Hogs steady to 5c. higher. Light,
St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 19. On the ; Johnson and these things were the bur-'
broad plaza in trout of the great white ik 11 of the tributes paid by the speak
capitol to which John A. Johnson had ers today--C. D. O'Brien, president of
been sell! three times as governor ill the Johnson m.-mnri:,! etmnniucmii
8. Soft 9.10; mixed. 8.50 j a state btrotigly oppobed to his polit-! who presented the statue to the state;
1 ical party, a bronze statue of the late Governor Adolph (). Kberhart, Gover
: governor was unveiled this afternoon nor Johnson's successor, who accepted
in the presence of several thousand if, and W. S. Hammond, representative
j persons. i in congress from the First Minnesota
1 The statue, made by Andrew O'Con-! district. The viel was draw n from
I nor, the noted American sculptor, is but the statue by Miss .leanettc Lynch,
j slightlj above life size and is startling ' daughter of Fred 11. Lynch, democratic
in its power aud fidelity. It stands ou rational comniitteeniiii from Minne-
a massive base of Minnesota granite
and is flanked by four groups of
statues which tjpify phases of life
and industry in Minnesota.
The total cost was paid by a fund
contributed soon after Governor John
son's death in September, 1909, by the
people of Minnesota and other north
western states, anil by former Minne
sotians then residing in various parts
of the world. No contribution of
more than $1 was accepted from any
person. Altogether several hundred
thousand persons of all political par
ties Joined in providing this pernia-; minions of others each u rlean in
I nent testimonial to their esteem of the habits and speech, each was an effect
in.an who was born in poverty, strug-'ive public speaker, with a seemingly
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Kieu iu Buppon i:is motuer anu iiimseir, : )!., xliaustable fund of homely, pat,
won fame as editor, legislator and ex-j amusing but never offensive tior of
ecutive, and of whom in tho demo-1 fending stories? and Johnson resem
cratic pre convention campaign of Med Lincoln strikingly in stature and
1908, Governor Cleveland, in the last in rugged countenance. Little in the
leng letter ever written by him, said: I life of either need be omitted from the
"I have lately come to the conclusion j jnalosry. save that Lincoln attained the
that our last hope rests upon the nom-' presidency and Johnson was appar
ination (for the presidency) of John- ently, in direct line for it when he was
sen of Minnesota" ' stricken; and Johnson beinc a "local"
Put the people remember most viv-; man of the immediate, not the remote
idlv til,'! delightful nersnnnlirv tl.o ,r.ir,l.,v ,o I ,. ;..;.! r..
. - - ( - r . . , ..... ,ti.,c. . i.eir. iirvu mi, iimii,- ,,,
TJ chfcrming manners, the generosity, the more "real." to these children than
tolerance, the integrity of John A. Lincoln has been or can be.
; Prominent in the great crowd in the
' unveiling were several hundred school
I children. To them, and to other pu
p Is throughout the northwest, Gover
nor Johnson has been held up as a
type of American most worthy of emu
j lation. To them Johnson has been
likened to Lincoln, each rose from
poverty, each was devoted lo his
mother, eac h was denied education in
,tne schools yet educated himself, each
maintained outspokenly his own opin-
:011s, yet was markedly tolerant of the
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in end-: jt phatt 412
ll.l.lIS l.IFIu IMS. CO 409
HOPOl.lT AN I.IFK (of
N. Y. BOH
MOW VOIllv I.IF12 (of N'. Y.) 612
(IT It ATI-: I.O AX CO 304
FIDUI.ITV I. OA'S CO 403
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Au:s. 1)K. K. P 302
IIAIM.IMS, UR. E. 51 Bat
MAKT1N, UK. W. E. 504
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WILSON, MISS III. AM HE 410
REAL ESTATE LANDS.
HTBHAKU A TOW 400
III. II EN A PRATT 412
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I.IIIi:il l V Ml-1.. CO. (Brr ap.
MAI.OF.V, E. A. AHV Sit
moi.im: timhek co .101
M. PAI-. RAILWAY CO (lural
oilier I 07
koskkii:i.i. av. a r.oo
tki-city bcsixess i:ch 574
.4o thi-sta i'e oil. t e 012
IN THE HEART OF ROCK ISLAND
H All Street Cars Stop Right at the Entrance
' NEW YORK STOCKS.
' New York. Oct. 19. Following are
I the quotations on tiie market today
' Kock b land, preferred
Rock Island, common
I Southern Pacific
! Nw York Central
I Missouri Pacifir
' Great Northern
I f',,lrroA P. T .
' W.VI CI Vi I ' 11 1,11 ....
Ch sapeake & Ohio S3 ,
nalt'.more t Ohio 107
Loromctive 4 v . I
Straw, $S to $9.
Corn, 03c to f Sc.
Rye. per bushel. 75c to 80c.
Coal Lunihp, per bushel, 12c to IZc;
Republic Steel, common
Chicago. On. 19. The I'nitfd Srates
and Canada are exporting at the rate
1 of 24.00(1. 000
WE ARE LEARNING SOMETHING ABOUT THE ART OF
LIVING THESE DAYS.
EACH PERSON IS AN OBJECT LESSON FOR SOME ONE
WHO EITHER IMITATES OR CRITICISES.
IF YOUR HABITS OF LIVING ARE PROPER, YOUR IN
FLUENCE IS OF THF RIGHT KIND AND A CHECKING
ACCOUNT HELPS ESTABLISH GOOD HABITS.
! I1 J5A.NSATS A CENERAJ. COMMERCIAL SAViwrF l
li IjMAwce AHD aet pQusin ess I
New York. Oct. 19. Clearing house
members' average. Leans, decrease,
S02.000; specie. Increase. 4.070,000;
legals. Increase. 507,000; deposits, de
crease. d.oyo.iNtoo: reserve
ocjun.j. Actual ixjans. increase.
12.4s5.00O; specie. Increase, 2.379,000:
legals, decrease. 471,000; deposits, in
crease. 10,154.000; reserve decrease,
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS
Oct. 19. Following are the whole
sale quotations on the local market
Butter Creamery, 30c.
Hairy butter, 25c.
Potatoes, 45c bushel.
Cablage, 3jc head.
Onions, 60c bushel.
Sweet potatoes, $1.10 bushel.
Feed and Fuel.
Forage Timothy hay, $2'
Wheat, S5c to SOc.
Wild hay. $14 to $15.
Oats, 32c to 3ic
wheat and flour per
This is an enormous pace.
Further heavy sales abroad are indi
cated. W'ct .in the Ha'l.ans is broad
ening. A serious struggle is evident.
Wheat due to stage bulges and decline
of May wheat is now questionable. II-
increase I liriojg and parts of the central west re
ceived liberal rains in the past 21
Corn wants dry weathc-r. There is
absolutely nothing to sli-w that corn
will fail to revive from depressions dur
ing the next 30 days. A few ears of
no grade new corn have arrhed
I visible of Monday may thus increase
2.5'i0,iioo,ooo or more. The increase
j last year was l.r.uo.onn.oiio.
j New York. Oct. 19. London market
j is dull this morning and prices chang
! ed are only fractional. The usual week
end mercantile agencies' report are
j more optimist; in tone. Attention is
' culled in the financial publication th-3
.morning to the impending cur short
; age a furthci indicatioa of ihe coun
try's large volume of trad:.
The Halt-ail situation is ii'r hanged,
as regards the larger power. ;.i:l some
how or other there s ina to be a bet
ter feeling abroad as regaid.i the prob
ability of r aching a i ris's of any k.ni.
Today's market is apt to be a small
one. in vj.jw of th" possibility of su
preme fcurt decisions ou Monda;. , but
the situation would seem to v. arrant
continued conf: ience in the construc
Reduce the High Cost of Living
by Buying Good Coal
Cumberland Block, a new coal in this market $6.50
Third Vein Pocahontas, lump or egg $7.00
Stove and nut size $6.50
Mine run $6.00
All good substitutes for hard coal.
We also have the best grades cf Carterville and $4.50
Springfield coal in lump, egg, mine run and three to
sizes of rut. $3.25
Try our new vein Coal Valley coal lump, mine$3.50j
iuii ana three insh screenings. $2.50
Central Illinois Fuel Co.
Main office 310 People National Bank building.
PHONES WKST .V2
Yard offices, Phone 146, 1508 First avenue.
Yard offices Phone 917, 1329 Second avenue.
have brought 51 to 52 cent6.
Primary movement of oats continues
I-otal newspapers say Canada No. 1
wheat is ciTe.-ed under I nited Sta'es
spring wheat, Buffalo basis; also the
wheat bears are afraid of a big upturn
abroad at any moment. Chicago De
cember wheat is 1U below Liverpool
December and 21 cents below Antwerp
December wheat. Firmness i.- due to
I day in wheat.
; Ncr'hwest wheat storks increased
i about 2,000,00 this week. Tt'.' wheat
You won't Le bothered by the
blues if you keep your hver active,
your bowels r-vguhr, and your
stomach in gocxl i:.? ty lim.'y
use cf the L.iie-tcs'a. J, ber.ef.ctnt,
and always effective farniiy remedy
me juy ui. Di'iug a i ariiicr
A young man said to us recently: "Lvery tune 1 see a farm
tr plowing corn it ma..e.s me happ, because I know it meant
more profit for Deere & Company. I'm in teres ted 1 own ten
thares of Deere preferred It's the same with the gas bills - 1
don't mistrust the meter now It's ali in the family. My wife
owns five shares of Tri-Ctty prefeired. We're partners in tin
gas company, you see."
Saving money is a real pleasure to that. man. Kvery dollai
added to bin bank account bririi-'s him nearer to the purchase oi
mother partnership in a bound company.
Why don't you buy an interest in a sound company five
ihares will do and enjoy the satisfaction of being a partner?
Consult us above your portnerbiiip.
ICtttnt Sc Roberts
STOCKS, BONDS, MORTGAGES
ecoles National Bank Building. Reck Uland, III
la bms 10c 2Sc.