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THE ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS: MONDAY. DECEMBER. 2, 1912.
Daily United States Weather Map
Franc's Special for this Week is Positively Wonderful
S. Department of Agriculture.
lius Massive 3-Fiece re
Bed Room Suite
ZQC WILLIS L MOORE. Chid.
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Fair tonight with the lowest temperature about 20 degrees,
ness and warmer.
Tuesday increasing cloudi-
The Rocky tnountaiu storm shown
on Saturdays map haB moved rapid
ly eastward to Lake Huron, causing
rnin or enow from the crest of the
Rockies to the St. Lawrence valley
and the middle and south Atlantic
coasts. If has been followed by an
area of high prenmire. accompanied by
a cold wave, the crest of the high ex
tending from Manitoba to Texas, and
the temperature has fallen to zero at
Winnipeg and Huron. Fair weather
prevails from the Rocky mountain
plateau to the Mississippi valley, but
rains on the north Pacific coast and
rapidly rising temperature In the
northern portion of the Rocky moun
tain region are resulting from another1
area of decidedly low pressure which
hts appeared over Alberta. The east-1
ward movement of these conditions'
will be attended by fair weather In j
this vicinity tonight, followed by in-
ci casing cloudiness and warmer Tues-'
High. Low. Prep, i
Atlantic City 52 48
Boston 40 32
Buffalo 46 46
Rock Island 54 28
Denver 40 20
Jacksonville 74 64
Ktnsas City 56 26
New Orleans 74 62 .32
New York 44 42 .00
Norfolk 56 46 .00
Phoenix 70 46 .00
St Louis 60 36 .22
St. Paul 50 12 .45
San Diego 58 54 .00
S&n Francisco 54 4S .02
Seattle 48 44 .02
Washington, D. C. ..52 40 .00
V. inntpeg 26 2 .00
Tfllowstone park .. 18 .01
Is one unusually attractive Colonial de
sign 42 inches wide. Two upper draw
ers and two larger drawers. AH have
wood handles. The mirror is French,
plate 24x30 inches in size.
All three pieces are finished in rich
American quarter sawed, giving it the
exact appearance of quartered sawed
oak and is as well finished as a suite
costing twice the money we ask for this
Just Like the Picture
Is Urge and. roomy. TTaa 5 large draw
ers, handsome French plate mirror
18x24 inches. Top 36 leches wide and
depth in proportion.
The Bed Stead
is exactly as illustrated with heavy roll
at head and foot Perfectly plain, has
no earring, comes in full size, rery mas
sive and substantial. Can be relied upon
to give years of service.
If you have eyer. priced a Bed Room
Suite like this elsewhere you know that
nothing quite as good as this suite In
appearance can be had for less than
$48.00. We secured quite a number of
these suites in connection with our oth
er stores at a ridiculous price which
puts ns in a position to offer them this
week at the low price of $36.50
9x11 Amber Velvet Rust
Only very slight changes in the
Mississippi will occur from below Du
buque to Muscatine.
J. M- SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Today's Market Quotations
(By wire from E. W. Wagner Co.
Grain. Provisions. Stock, and Cotton.
Xxtcal office at Kock l.Und bouse. Rock
Island. Ul. Chicago otn-, t-s-100,
board of Trade. Local telephones. Na
BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS.
December, 83, 84.g. 83, 84.
May. 89. 90. 89H. 90.
July, 87!, 87. 87, 87;.
December. 474, 48'.,, 47S. 48'i.
May. 48V 4S-V 47. 4S .
July, 49, 49'4. 4S. 49'4.
December, 304, 31 , 30,
32, 32. 32.
32. 32, 324.
January. 19.17. 194". 19.12. 19.:
May, 18.55, 1S.7U, 18.52, IS. 70.
January. lO.t'.O, 10 67, 10 52. 10.65.
May. 10.15. 10 .22, 10.12, 10.22.
January. 10.25. 10.3o. 10.17, 10.30.
May, 9.90, 9 97. 9.85. 9.97.
THE GRAIN MARKET.
Chicago Cash Grain.
Wheat No. 2. r. 99 1.01; No. 3, r,
85 96; No. 2, h. 85ij86; No. 3, h.
&.'B854; No. 1. ns. 85$jS6; No. 2. ns.
To- Last Last
day. week. year.
Minneapolis 868 1139 870
Duluth 712 865 41
Winnipeg 338 333 210
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow.
Wheat today 2.131.000 1,984.000
Year ago 1,459.000 192,000
Corn today 942,000 514,000
Year ag 1,337,000 697,000
LIVE STOCK MARKET.
Opening of Market.
Hogs 40.000: weak; left over 2.291.
Light 7.35'S7.75. mixed 7.40 7.82,
heavy 7.357.85. rough 7.357.55.
Cattle 35.0O0; weak to 10c off.
Sheep 45.000; steady.
Nine O'clock Market.
Hogs 5c lower. Light 7.25 7.65, bulk
sale quotations on the local market
Butter, creamery, 35c.
Dairy Butter, 30c.
Lard, 12c per pound.
Fresh eggs, 33c.
Storage eggs, 2"c.
Cabbage, 3c head.
Onions, 65c per bushel.
Feed and Fuel.
Forage Timothy hay, 20.
Wild hay, $14 to $15.
Oats, 33c to 34c.
Straw, $8 to $3.
Corn, new, 40c to 45c.
Old cows, 65c.
Coal Lump, per ton, 2.75; slack,
Our Little Princess
rour Rooms Furnis hed Complete for
This outfit represents the greatest furniture Talue that Is pos
sible to obtain. We have made an extra effort to show you
more for your money than Is possible to get elsewhere.
In order to open many accounts we of
fer this Bed Room Suite this week a!
the easy terms of only $3.60 oash and
$1.00 weekly. These are probably th
lowest prices and easiest term ever ol
fered for a suite of this grade.
02k Extension Table
The greatest bargain In Davenport.
The patterns are both Oriental and
floral. Regular Talu CI A 7
$22.00, special tomorrow. . vl" I t)
Terms to Suit.
This beantlfal claw foot Extamiion Ta
ble, made of solid oak, top la 4J Inches
In diameter and opens to 0 feet. A
$22.00 value tomorrow
Term to Suit.
TRUST AID PLANK
Chicago, Dec. 2. Newspapers offer
! nothing in their week-end reviews. The
' Inter-Ocean thinks 90c might be the
"Lewis worked on this plank for al
least four days. He was chairman
of the committee on resolutions. He
v as one of the men whom Colonel
Hoosevelt selected to rewrite this
plank for him; he acknowledged to tue
cummittee in my presence the changes
which had been made. Dean Lewis
Wis., Dec. 2 The plank ' .., the ouestion of the adontion of
favoring the trusts which somebody ; the changes to the committee. He
7.55 7.70, mixed 7.307.75. heavy 7.35 ! Plvot for May wheat- are und-
lio. 81 83;
. pr, Su 82;
t-;r, 83 84; No
,r. 74 78.
Old Corn No 2. y.
4o; No. 4, y, 66.
New CornNo. 3, 46; No. 3, w,
4'.46; No. 3. y. 4647; No. 4,
4:. . No. 4, w. 44 45; No. 4. , 45.
Oats-No. 2. w. 34 34: No. 3. w,
3132: No. 4. w. 3031; stand
Wheat openrd 3-8 to 12 lowerffl clos- j 0mah4
ea to o l lower.
Corn npt-ued 14 lower; closed 3-8
to 1-2 lower.
(fi7.75. good 7.50&7.75. rough 7.25(5.
! 7.50, Yorkers 7.60(g7.70.
i Cattle steady to 10c off. Beeves 5.60
i 11.00, Blockers 4.35 7.65. Texans 4.40
;5.70. cows 2.757.65. westerns 5.E0
I 9.20. calves 6.5010.60.
! Sheep steady. Natives 3.75 4.65,
Jambs 5.7507.75, westerns 4.004.65,
lambs 5.75 7.75.
Close of Market.
Hogs slow. Light 7.257.66, bulk
5507.70. mixed 7.300 7.75, heavy 7.35
r 7.T5. rough 7.3507.50.
Cattle steady; top 11.00.
Sheep steady; top 4.65.
Iambi steady; top 7.75.
Western Live Stock.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep
elded. Quite a number of the leaders
think the big profits in both wheat and
corn on the bear side are gone. Com
mercial West believes wheat is cheap
No corn worthy of mention can be
delivered for some time.
Oa-s deliveries are likely to be small.
The Balkan war looks completed. This
leaves wheat with one sole factor,
namely. Argentine news.
Wheat visible should increase two
or three millions today. Chicago flour
men say the demand has taken a big
The monthly provision stocks 8'ate
ment, due today, should be liberal decrease.
Decatur, under date of Nov. 30, again
Kansas City 9,000 16,000 10.000 , claims farmers in central Illinois are
10,300 9,500 10,000 I holdlna corn for 40 cents and verv lit-
seeaked Into the progressive platform j t);en took tne piank and read t lo
was lanen wora ror wora ana letter ; the convention as it went to the com
for letter from the "confession ofjmjUee including the Sherman act
ffith," made by Theodore Hoosevelt j paragraph.
to the people and delivered Aug. 6j ..It is ridiculous to suppose that
iu Chicago. j William Draper Lewis, brilliant and
This was the startling discovery ; able iawyer anfi dean of the Pennsyl-r.-ade
here after a comparison of the vfcnia Law school, didn't know what
altered platform and the "confession , he waB doing when he read the plank
o. raitn. , lQ tne convention and had it adopted.
Anotner development was tne reply i H(. couid not have made such a colos
n.ade to Oscar King Davis by Dr. ' ,, biunder. Somebody will be made
U S PAT INT (
TRm&I mark ako.
us frATKwr orricy I
out a colossal liar before this matter
is cleared up."
"Somebody is going to be shown up
a colossal liar before we are through
with this thing," said Dr. McCarthy. Pensacola, Fla. William Bell, a
The plank, which was discovered in i clerk, pleaded guilty to a charge of the
the platform and which was not in it ; theft of $55,000 from the First Nation
wr.en the platform was adopted, was j al bank and was sentenced to two
buried in Roosevelt's "confession of ; years in a federal reform school.
f.iith" in an obscure spot
Estimated Chicago Tomorrow.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep
Chicago .'. 28.000 6,000 3,500
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York, Dec. 2. Following are
the quotations on the market today;
Union Pacific 170
U. S. Steel preferred 1114
U. S. Steel common 78
Rock Island preferred 48
Rock Island common 25
Southern Pacific 109
New York Central 114
Missouri Pacific 434
j Great Northern 137
McCarthy still maintains that
the trust plank, including the Sherman
Also corn should trade ! anti-trust law indorsement, was a pan
tie being sold
No. 3 liberally from now on,
Foster, in a forecast dated Dec. 7, ex
pects cold weather of December to ar
rive Dec. 20 to 24. A few warm days
The peace changes are visible at IJv
erpool, where wheat is to i lower.
I regard wheat as an Argentine news
cf the progressive platform when
adopted by the Chicago convention.
After reading Davis' interview Dr.
McCarthy said the whole matter rest
ed with Dean Lewis and Gilford Pin
chot, who could produce the records.
McCarthy submitted the following!
fcur questions to Davis regarding the
proposition, and. lacking serious dam- - t..; .
On every article cleaned- and j Louisville & Nashville 146
Cleaned Absolutely Clean.
Work called for and delivered.
YE TOG SHOP
Q. Z. BAKER
1807 Second Avenue.
I Smelters 7S4
Colorado Fuel A Iron 36
Canadian Pacific 265
Illinois Central 127V
Chesapeake & Ohio 82
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 98
Baltimore ft Ohio 107
age in Argentine, I look for new low-
New York, Dec. 2. The armistice be
tween Turkey and the allies, to last
14 days, is expected to be signed to
morrow. It is rumored the allies will
demand an Indemnity of $240,000,000.
The Pennsylvania system in October
ehows net after taxes, or of $9,133,047,
Gas and Misery
You require your full strength for Christmas shop
ping. Fortify yourself with
It is put up in waxed wrappers which keep it fresh
Join This Clean Bread Crusade
H.KORN BAKING CO.
1 2105 Fifth Ave. Rock Island, III.
Fifty Cent. Box of MI-O-NA Stom
ach Tablets Will Keep Your
Stomach Feeling Fine
All the Time.
been made In the adoption of the Sher
rr.an plank and that it should be re
moved? Davis was not in the comm't
"Who told Davis to correst the
"If aw AtA V. A tViA Tn ict a Ita t I
v. " " zch Tablets with you all the time at
"Has he anv testimony to offset " " '
,M,5, 'f h -,. in rh home or away from home. Not only
resolution t-" uauiDH uao, uum uroo auu fiic :
! ery in a rew mimes dui tney aja your
Probably your stomach Is upset and
needs attention ; that's about all thai
ails most people.
You ought to have MI-O-NA Stom-
committee and heard the
against $7,955,396 a year ago, for 10'
montns enaea Oct. 31; the total net af-; "Davis" testimony " said Dr Mc-1 8,oniacn to "leesi wnai jou eai ana 11
ter taxes is $70,110,839, compared with ! Carthv "in which he said that a mis-!,aken regularly for a couple of weeks
$64,244,116 the same period last year. take' had been made is directly con-
American siocks in London are firm, trarv to a letter which Roosevelt
will be in first sluts
up to 1.
i wrote me and in which he said that
Kailroads are expected soon to file ; he had just discovered that the plank
with interstate commerce commission tad been cut out. It is contrary to
application to increase freight rates. the testimony of Heney. Merriam and
The bank s atement shows actual de- ' a inn? list nf mhors 'n- Mr Davis
Atchison 107T.ficit reserve- of $5,057,850; acrual de-: must show the records or minutes
jAx omouve 46 crease In cash amounted to $16,562,000. which iustified him in going ahead
1 Strike of employes of the U. S. Steel ' snd cutting out this plank and substi- j ing of Pregnancy, Sea and Car Sick
St. Paul lis
Copper 84 corporation In Pittsburgh diHtrirt will I tnfinir the nther
Lehigh Valley 174 (not affect the company's earnings to "Davis admits that William Draper
Republic Steel common 2S !any extent. I Lewis read the trust plank, including
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on money back if dissatisfied plan.
Thousands use them with spleadid
success for Hpadache, Dizziness, Bili
ousness, Sallow Skin, Pimples, Vornit-
the Sherman act amendments, before
Trla treatment and booklet free
from Booth's Mi-o-na, Buffalo, N. Y.
Sold by The Thonw Drug Co. and
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