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TTIE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. . THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 0, 1013.
SEAS HIDE STORY j
Vessel of mystery Lost by Res-
cuer During Gales Rivals !
.VATS HOPE PITCHER
WILL 'COME HACK"
TAKE MUSK RATS
I ground. When a skunk is therefore
j disposed to wander from the farm, he.
j because of this device, scon finds him
Daily United States Weather Map
self merely pawing away at a hopeless
stretch cf wire netting. A muskrat
i farm has been operated in Wlnnecon
i ne county, Wisconsin, for a number of
years with success. It is believed that
: Trappers Doing Land Office , muskrat farming could be pursued with
Skins Alon" soa proni on many oi me laiaaias or
j but take the initiative.
Newport Nun, Ya, Feb. 6. An-o-ker
mystery of the deep, practically
paralleling the unexplained diseppear
ance of the (r-w from the fchooner
Mane Cclesie nn-ul years ao. baa
come to port here with the British
tai.k steamer Houmaiiian. Jan. 19,
ten day out from I'ort Arthur, near
the Azores, it picked up the Nor
C.an hark lriiitteut. seaworthy,
piovigioned and fully rigged, but with
out a soul on board and no indication
o' the crew's fan-.
The Roumanian, after towing the
Remittent to uithin one hundred miles
of rap Henry, lost It in a violent
The Mari- Celeste was found at
. with a liot lioilina rn its p.. noi-
and her captain's papers on the cabin i
telle and every indication that peo-j
pl. were aboard within a few hours
of Its discovery. But nothing ever
was heard of her skipper or crew. ;
The Mory of the Remittent is ,
scarcely le strange. When the Hou-
Dianian sighted the Remittent the lat
ter waH riding a heavy swell without 1
a hand to guide it before a freshening j
While the Roumanian wan coming
up on her the Remittent, with tiller
hanging to and fro. and block trund- j
lir.g on its decks, was running wild'
tn dashes and bounds, first to one
point of the compass and then to an-,
other The Roumanian lowered boats
to take a line and cHuture the bark.,
After mote than an hours jockeying,
during which the Remittent sailed in
v oops and dashes, now stopping dead
a tremble in the eye of the wvvl and
then hounding away to the crackling
o what canvas was unfurled, the pur
suing small boat finally caught it
coming around broadside on and
Its decs, pl.i'ikf. once swabbed and
h'.llj stoned to a glistening white, bore
the marks of many feet, hut there
ac nothing to x plain the disappear
ance of its ninc'er acd crew . In its
ret In, some odds and ends rolled and
clinked in the corners with the rolling
of the ship, tli- locked lazaret uas
undisturbed The charts and papers
were quite. s-rur
In the water breaker there uas a
full supply of fresh water, salt Junk
and biscuits were in the stores; a
mainsail and two Jibs wer snugly
fulled and the lifeboats swung and
g; caned in t h davits.
The Roumanian took the Remittent
In tow and they bowled along together
Can Almost See
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Does Wonders to Every Kind
cf Skin Eruption.
oil don't want to wait forever and
a day to pet rid of your pimples or
other skin eruptions You want to get
rid of them rlutt now. Next week you
nity want to -o somewhere where you
wouldn't like to have to lake the pim
Pmple Quickly Disappear from Face,
Arms, Neck and Back, and Insure
You hii get rid of tbem just in time
bv taking Smart's Calcium Wafers
Thehe Aonderful little workers have'
cureu oaa doiis in tnree aaya ana aom
c; f-es of skin diseases in a week
They conta.ii a their main ingred -
n R & flPvn n n
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lent most thirough. ijuick and effet'ttve Jl.oi).
Mood cleanser known, calcium sub l.oepold DeClereg to Victor De Vul
I'1 de der. lot 4. block 127, New Shcps ad-
Kemember this. too. that most pirn- diUon East Moline. $425.
p'e treatments reek with poison. And j William H. Trekel'l to John E. Janes,
tt.ey are niv erably slow besides ! .,. int. .nH Q hineir n r a.
Stuart's Calcium Wafers have not a
particle of poison in them. They are
ftee from mercury, biting drugs or
( nonioii opiates This is absolutely
guaranteed They cannot do any harm,
bit they always do (tood good that
voi can see in the mirror before your
own eyes a few days after
Don't be any longer humiliated by
tu'xire a snlotchy face. Don, have
'angers s'are at you. or aliow your
fi !n,ds to be asT'.amed of you because
of our fai e
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m. those with pure Mood and pure
Stuart's CaTTTum Wafers will make
you happy because ycir face will be a
welcome elphf not only fo yourself
when vou look Into the glass tut to
verybody else who knows you
talks to you
Stuart's Cslclum Wafers s re sold by
all first class druggls's at 50 cents a
box. They are vsry pleasant to the
taste and in results are truly remark-
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Cleveland. Manager Joe Birming
ham of the Naps would be greatly re
lieved if he only had assurance that
his young and once famed southpaw,
Willie Mitchell, would return to form
in 191'... In the fail of 1910 Mitchell
was the sensation of the American
league circuit. After getting a poor
start that year he wended his way in
to a winning streak of eight succes
sive games. The wise ones predicted
a wonderful future for him. He was
procla.med the greatest find of the
season Creater wonders wt re expect
ed of him the next year.
Hut the next year Mitchell fell dow.i,
and great was the fall thereof. He
won even and los: 14 games. Last
reason he won five and lost eight
In spi'e of Mitchell's poor showing
for the last two years. Birmingham
is convinced thru l;!s young southpaw
has exceptional ability. Kvrn last
year tie showed mn h fo m a' times that
the wise dies still declare that he has
a real future before him.
On" prominent American league
player, afi r watching Rube Manpiard
pitch ataiiiFt Hcston in the la;
worlds series, remarked:
"Ttia fellow has i t half th" stuff
hat Mitchell has."
"Rvhe" finally blossomed out. May
be Mitchell will. You can't always
tell abo'it those southpaws.
for several days. About one hundred
miles off (.'ape Henry the pair run
ir.to heavy gales.
At the e,nd of the long hawBer the
bark plunged along in the gale, first
rii-ing up as if it had been htung
and then lying down as if it were
about to die, and in one of lhe nights
it snapped the line and blew away
from the rescuer. Twice the Kou
nicnian attempted to launch boits to
arry a new Pi." and ach tir e t':ey
wre crushed against the s .". by
htavy seas and the crews narrowly es
The Roumanian finally was forced
to rive up the battle and mr.de for
pTt, le-iving the Ke'nitient rid.n?' nut
the :;:ile. No other thin ha- n pi-r'ed
Th" He:!iittr.t was coiinnainled by
Ciptaiu Torgeryen and Ir'.d a crew of
five or six if saib -j fr"n I'.io ;rand"
d Sul. Oct. '2. for Liver;oii!.
WITH 36 RABBITS
Harry Peterson and Ed Ward re
turned home this morning from a tvo
days' hunting trip in the vicinity of
Reardstown loaded down with rabbits.
Peterson succeeded in bagging 19,
while 17 of the fleet footed species fell
a prey to the trusty gun of Ward The
hunters report an abundance of rab
bits in that vicinity and state that hun
dreds have been killed in the past
Geore Wylie et al to Charles De
Shepper. southeast one-quarter, south
west one-quarter, section 17, south
west one-quarter, southeast one-quarter,
section 18, northeast one-quarter,
northeast one-quarter section 19, north
west one-quarter of northwest one
quarter, section 20-16 1 west, $13,760.
Moline Trust & Savings bank to Lil
lian Ne.son, east one-half, outlot 19,
Highland addition. South Moline, $450. j
Mary Schaerer et al to Herman
' Wahlheim. part lot 6 and 6, block 3,
; Howard's First addition. Rock Island,
dition. Rock Island, $1.
E. H Stafford to Colherine Kreplin,
lot 1. Glenwood addition. Rock Island.
Frank C. and Harriet I. Warner to
Realty Changes j
Sophia and Henry F. Vierlch. lot near of Sage leaves, and applied it to their
Fifteenth street and Twelfth aTenue. ' hair with wonderfully beneficial effect.
Moline $5 210 I Nowadays we don't have to resort to
the old-time tiresome method of gather
Washington Arguments on the ap- ins the herbs ard making the tea. This
peal of Siinuel Gompers. John Mitchell
f.on of Labor officials convicted of con-
teu.pt of court and under Jail sentences
in connection with the Bucks Stove
ar.d Range company case, were set tor
Feb 25 and 26 in tee uistnct ot lo
lumbia court of appeals.
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j many proves a great annoyance. Cham-
I berlam's Cough Remedy has been ex-
tensively used and with good success
for the relief and cure of this cough,
Many cases have ben cured after all
j other remedies had failed. Sold by
I ali druggists (Adv.)
Muskrats are being caught ifl re-
arable numbers iu the sloughs and
lakes of the Mississippi by Iowa, Wis
; crnsin and Minnesota trappers this '
. winf-r. Last year, due as it is believ- '
ed to the unusual high water late in
the fall, almost no muEkrats were ;
foi nd. That they were not destroyed j
: but merely migrated to inland waters.
I where they were less molested by j
hunters, seems to have been the case, ;
j for they are back on the river again j
' this winter in greater numbers than
i ior many seasons. i
The price of muskrat skins is at
present soaring along with that of all
other furs. Where a couple of years
ago Za cents was considered a good
return they are now bringing 40 and
.v cents. With high prices and the
tcreai numoer or musnrais coin -,
Ing as an incentive, pactically every i
fisherman and clammer on the river
not to mention a fair representation
of farmers and townspeople have turn
ed rat hunters and the skins are now
being brought into every upper Mis
sissippi viliage and town by the hun
dred; A buyer at McGregor purchased
TOO in a single day last week, all
caught within a few pries of town. N. j
iyelphi. of Harper's Kerry, Iowa, has I
trapped 500 within the last month. An- j
other trapper in the same locality t
caught enough in 13 days to net him j
,uc iu.il u IUC Muusa,
nas Deen ror me last moinn most or '
the hunters in lieu of setting traps for I
musKrats are catcmng lhem witn t
antral b. it is ine nauii ui lur iiinr
1 creatures in building their homes of
n i and weeds in the shallow waters
near shore to construct runways from
the bottom of them to the deeper wat
ers where thny go to seek li.y and oth
er aquatic roots for food. The fisher
men can plainly see ihese runways
through the ice. They watch for the
muskrats to come into them from tbeir
bouses jMid as soon as they spy one.
stick a long s'ender sharp pointed rod
down through the ice into it. Then
chop p. hole and drag the victim
through. A remarkable thing about
i..e lmle animal is the length of time
they say they can remain under water
without rising for air. One trapper
states that he saw a muskrat stay
qn f-t in a runway for 15 minutes with
e.it coming up. When he did finally
s vifi to ine surface be merely for a
mi teet't preyed his nose ag;'.iusf tlv
; . thereby seeming to pet enough
v' K' n to satiffv him. The rats cau.o'iit
::lc:ig 'be upper river ; re in much
rff a;er d: mind and brhsg a higher
ur: e ;i;-.n those fr.und farther south, i
Ink"-! : t:,u; kr its found anywhere I
pre i nsidepvl supKr'or to tlK.se that :
1 ' . v. .
Minnesota and V.'
rri-T li re they are know
n ny tne m-
! ;iis ii inn' "S't i:K-iua.!-h.'
Ry far the
?bcr, hov. ever, appear on
ii' t as inuiuuash but ni
lr.'iir.'u n sea. a:i:i ot ier contly furs.
Tl.i ueii it is irne that many more
ruuskra's r.ie cau-ht on the upper riv
er thuii all oilier kinds cf fur bearing
animal put together sirn e the beaver
:nl otier have disappeared, yet a good
I'iar.y n ink are still trapped. Mink
lelts are selling at $5 to $7 this win
ter. The hunters are also capturing a
good many skunk on the hills
tlie river ami few red foxes
wohes. civit.-, badgers and possums.
u very rare oetasions a snow y erm
ine has been found in a trap.
The great popularity of white fur
his season has given enhanced value
to skunk pelts. The white portions
--e cut from the skins and sold under
other names while the black that is Toledo. Ohio, Feb. 6. Because of
Uft gets onto the market as marten, j the protests received by Secretary
An enterprising citizen has started a j Langtry against the entry of the
skunk farm on the upper Iowa river j Brunswick all-stars of New York, win
'his year. He has 10o skunk on it al- i ners of the 1912 American Bowling
ready and is keeping them in an enclos-. congress tourney, it is likely that bow 1
ure he has set apart for them by a j jng club will not be allowed to par
novel fencing scheme. The field is ; ticipate in the coming tournament, be
surrounded by three foot wire netting. ; ginning Feb. 22. Recently Secretary
Inside, close up against the fence otb- i i.angtry requested Mr. Cordes. mana
er wire netting is laid flat on the ger of the All-Stars, to submit proof to
SAGE TEA WILL
p . - r-'j j j n u V
1 ncSIOre raufiCl uUj uTSy 11311
lo Natural Color Dandruff,
There la nothing new about the Idea of
asing Sajre for restoring the color of the
hair. Our grandmothers kept their hair
dark, glossy and abundant by the use of
a simple "Sa?:e Tea." Whenever their
hair fell out or took on a dull, faded or
streaked appearance, thev made & brew
""""ZXi a", cneoiisia oe tier man
hsve tn An n n f- v --..j
product, Wyeth's Sa?e and Sulphur
Hair Remedy, containing Sage in the
proper strength, with the addition cf
-mr oia-umo scaip remedy,
t THE liil
i yr r..:rr M JUUJui"il co,0,;icao nerformance
rtmtT. Hrv fvAri:h Jtz-Kir, .irv mj
. irflm VOlif Cramst IfKHT. n1 vnrt bi
( b surprised at the eaick resnfta. All
druggists sell it, under guarantee, that
the money will be refunded if ths
remedy " not exactly as represented,
Special agent?. Harper House pear-
macy, lith St., 2nd Ave. (Advertise
New York, Feb. 6. Johnny Kilbane
bested Young Driscoll of Brooklyn in
10 rounds here.
New York. Feb. 6. Baldy McGregor,
I champion three-year-old trotter of last
I year, was sold at auction for $16,000
! at Madison square garden.
Philadelphia. Feb. 6 The Phillies
. .,hlpHoa nIav Rnrine. apPios
which wU flot fee und thp juri6dic.
j tion of th national commission. The
series will begin April 1.
Chattanooga, Tenn.. Feb. 6. Reports
; received here from Cleveland, Tenn.,
state that Jim Baskette, the Cleve
, land pitcher, who was badly cut in a
j fight here Saturday night, is in a ser
New York, Feb. 6. A new rule pro-1
hibiting bouts between white persons
and negroes, otherwise Known as
' "mWoH hnntfi " woe ailnnreri voatorHnv
tl)e Npw York gtate atnknic com.
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ii!pamii, win. ii rrumirs uuaiii 111 wiin
state. The commission also exoner-1
. . , -QcV,i, .,-:
"etic club of Brooklyn from blame for
the accidental death of "Chick" Rose,
a pugilist, after a bout there.
New Orleans. Feb. 6. Joe Mandot,
the local lightweight, will not meet
Harlem Tommy Murphy in San Fran
cisco Feb. 22 in a 20 round bout be
cause of a severe attack of grip. Man
dot is confined to his home. Manager
Harry Coleman yesterday notified Pro
moter James Coffroth of San Fran
cisco of Mandot's condition and asked
that a later date be set.
New York. Feb. 6. Joseph R. Ca
pablanca, the Cuban chess champion
j w on the American National Chess mas-
iters' tournament, which was concluded j
I yesterday, with a final score of 11 I
; points won and 2 lost, comprising 10"
I victories, two ganes drawn, and one !
! defeat. Frank J. Marshall, who op-'
, posed Capab:ance in the final round !
: yesterday, played a careful game, not I
.wishing to jeopardize his chance of
second priie, tne result being a drawn i
game after Ii moves. Marshall's score !
I was K't.2 points won and 2'i points '
lo.st, consie'ing of eight wins and five !
j drawn contests, in other games yes-j
I terday Rubinstein defeated Whitaker, I
! Stapfer won from Liebmstein, Jan- !
i owski scored over Ti-nen wurzel, and J
I the contfsts between Kupchik and
' Chajcs p.nd Kline and Morrison romili
j ed in draws. Stapler took on ad
; journed game from Morrison.
Sa't Iike City, t'ti-.h, Feb. 6. The
jar.ti-race track gambling bill to pro
j hibi' betting on horse races either
I at a track or in a poolroom was pass
j ed by the lower house of the Ctah
! legislature yesterday. A similar hi 1
1 was parsed in the senate on Monday.
! Olympia, Wash., Feb. G. The bill to
I legalize boxing in Washington w as de
: feated by the state senate yesterday.
Notice of reconsideration was given,
and if this fails the measure cannot
I be brought up again at this session.
; mm tnat the team was organized in
! accordance with the rulings of the j
j A. B. C. Ab yet he has received no !
; answer to this request. If no answer
reaches here by next ednesday the
New Yorkers will be barred from com
petition this year.
Pittsburgh, Feb. 6. Charles B. Pow
er, newspaper man and sporting writ
er, formerly an umpire in the National
leajrue, died at his home here yester
day. (Continued from Pag Three.)
Weldon. Bertram Orasbv. and (Jretcben
Eastman will all take cart in the forth-
coming tour. The exception will be
tkat Miss Mabel Callahan, a handsome
brunette, will be seevi in the name part,
instead cf Miss Ivy Troutman. who re
turns east to take up a part in one of
new Liebler company productions. '
' Miss Troutman's engagement was for
Chicago only and was to have expired
' Feb. 1; but she remained the extra I
jweek in order that the cast might not I
be ehaxised until after the final Chi-:
Mis Callahan has
: already nlared the nart. havinz under
. studied MiflA Olive Wvcdham in it
luvnilhim .r.-l v,n m o..., r,,. ,,t
j mi'h Troutman
, Kansas City Sheriff Briiey of Bar-
rr county. Missouri, has requested
Chief of Police Griffith of this city to
j help him find a dynamiter wanted in
iCsssvIlle for blowing up a house.
I ' '
f Free 2 ingJiOJ
I , VfVY SJ. S. DeDartment of Agriculture.
I 2&$lmXv A WEATHER BUREAU,
i I I.-XFLAXATORY SOTE3. 24- J.t JC- J !
i ObsetTr.flonskent8.n:.. WTenty-nfth me- V " v 4--- ' 4Ab T I
I iHrti.n tin. Air oreanure redticed to e level. V , I ,vliU. , t " Da r an rT. I a...
of eaul i pressure. Isothbrms (dotted Hum) - -, C Feb-b. 191-3.
TMibronhiolntsofs4Uiatemrriiture:arwn CSwVV TC&k V- 74 1
O cleiir; Q partly cloudy: Q clondy: V SCJ. )
(g) rain: snow; report misstnit. V ;'
'trrows fiv with the wind. First fl a u res. lowest
tomporature put 12 hours: econd. pr.-tplttlnn . ,
i of .01 luch or more for put 2 hours; thlru.rctxi-
I mum wind Telocity. , f U.
FORECAST FOR ROCK ISLAND. IJAVEXPORT. MOMM
Generally cloudy tonight anl.
Light snow in the north Atlantic
sections and the eastern portion of
tne ,ake region has resulted from
the northeastern low which remains
central over Maine. Low pressures
are also reported from California and
the southern plateau states, and pre
cipitation has occurred in southern
California, Arizona, southern Texas,
and at occasional stations in the
northern Rocky mountain states. High
pressures and cold weather still pre
vail from the Canadian northwest to
the lower Mississippi valley' and the
BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS.
May. JM'i. f3. f4'2.
July, 91' ,, fil-4. Pi iK. fn .
September, !0, yu'-,, S'j34, 90' 4.
May, 5HiR, 51, r.2". 5"'.
July. f,n. .-.i-x r.;. r.4s.
September. 54s. ,"l'j, 5.",'L..
?ay, :m , ::p4. :::.
July, 34 i, 3i"H, :;r.u.
Septemhrr. ::4'4, ?,T, IH's. 3th.
May. 10.30, Kt T,2. 10 25. 10 52.
July, 10.27, 10
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THE GRAIN MARKET.
Chicago Cieh drain.
Wheat No. 2, red, l.lnVfj 1.13.
Com No. 3, yel ov, 4S'2Tj50.
Oats Standard. 34'fc'ii 35'..
Wheat opened 1-4 up; closed 1-1 up.
Corn opetK'd 1-S up; closed 1-8 io
To- Last i.as
day. week. year.
Minneapolis 380 361 24o
Duluth 51 95 22
Winnipeg 247 287 385
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow.
Wheat 45 !
i Corn 487
Primary Movement. !
Cora, today . .
Year ago . . .
499,000 251, Odd
LIVE STOCK MARKET.
Opening of Market.
Hogs Receipts, 26,000; left over
12,520; opened 5c to 10c lower. Light
! 7 fini? 7.85, medium 7.60-&7.85, heavy
l7 45'7.85, rough 7 45tt7 60.
I Cattle Receipts 6,00o.
i Sheep Receipts 10,0o0.
! Btiong; 10c n,i.
Nine O'clock Market.
I Hogs Dull; loc lower. Light 7T.0
' 85 medium 7.5of7.8o. ueavy
medium ( 5o 1; 7.8u, ueavy 7 4
Cf7 7. 82 la, good 7.50S7.82!2, rough 7.45
17.55, pigs 6 40'g7.65. yorkers 7.75 fz
7.80. bulk of sales 7.65&7 S0.
Cattle Steady. Beeves 6 Sufi i io,
stackers 4.757.60, Texans 4!i0'5.75,
cows 3.007.50. westerns 5.60-r".3o,
calves e.Su'g 10. Ou.
Sheep Strong; 10c up. Natives
4 65. 6.10; lambs 6.7a8.9n.
Close of "srket.
Hogs Closed strong; shade up.
j Liht "'60t 60:
- ! heavy 7.45fi 7.83. rough
453 7-55, built
or ealel 'u-'-M
t'attle Closed steady;
Sheep Closed strong;
6.10. Lambs closed strong
top price :
Western Lie Stock.
Hog3. Cattle. Sheep.
Kansas city 9r0 2.500 4.0fi0
Friday, warmer tonight with the
gulf coast, though the thermometers I 'Oliver '22 .00
in :he upper Missouri va.ley are con- , Jacksonville ti- 4ti .01'
sidirab'y higher than on y esterday : Kansas City IS S .OH
morning. Because of the eastward New Orleans 5S 46 .00
movement of these conditions, gener- New York 28 20 .01
ally cloudy weather is indicated for i Norfolk 4fi 36 .00
this vicinity tonight and Friday, with Vhoer.ix 70 52 .01
warmer tonight. ' St. Louis lrt 8 .00
! St. Paul 2 2 .00
OBSERVATIONS. : San Diego 60 54 .22
High. Low. Prep, j San Francisco .... 62 50 .00
Atlantic City 32 20 .04 ! Seattle 36 32 .00
Hoston 2S 16 .00 Washington, D. C. . 3S 26 .01
Buffalo 16 6 .16 i Winnipeg 4 12 .01
Rock Island i:t 5 .00 j Yellowstone Park . 6 .01
Estimated Chicago Tomorrow.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Chicago 25,000 3,000 T.OnO
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York, Feb. i) . -Folio a i :g
the quotations on lilt mariiet luiiav
. i '.i
I -' j
. .l"7 ''i
. . 1 L'
I I'. S. Steel pre ! tjred
C S. St. cl coinnioii
Ken k Island pi t fern t! . . .
i Ro k Island commcn . . . .
! New York Cc-itral
'(In at Northern
j 1 .oiiisN iile A; .Vi.-li iiie ..
I Sin' iters
! Coicra.lo Fuel .- Iruii . . -
I Canadian l'aiillc
I l ntisy l ai'i;-.
! I :r. .il: !vr l?:...i Tr ll I e it
Ann ric'in l.ci uinutiw ...
Republic St' el c.:miic;n ..
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LCCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Feb. .- Fi llowiii", are tin- wholesale-
quo'.aliiiiS ou lue local market
Creamery butter, 35c.
Dairy butter, 3oc.
Lard, ll'v.c per pound.
Fresh ekSH, 21c.
Storage eggs, 2'ic.
Potatoes. 5Uc to 60c.
Cabbage, 1" "-it poucd.
On'ons. 1c per p:iunii.
eed and Fuel.
Timothy hay, $18 to $20.
Wild hay, $12 to $15.
Oats. 34c o S5c.
Corn, 40c to 45c.
Coal Lump, per ton. $2 25; s!a k,
FEET USED TO BE LARGER.
A Modern No. 6 Shoe Would Have
Fitted an Ancient Grce' Bene.
: Artists assure ii-, that no c;re U
j aculptor would have ever dreamed of
I putting a nine im b font on a live ami
one-half foot woman. The types lor
the classic marble li'urcs were la leu
from the uxist perfect foruei of l.viu
persons 1 niiie..liitiably the hi;.a;.a
foot, as represented by the ancient
o' lilpiois. was larger than the inoiiern
one; and, i:i fact, lhe primitive fmi '!
all peoples whereof we have any rec
ord, either of statuary or otherwise,
was eonsMerabiy larger than the tv
strict ed foot of later times
The masculine foot, forming an ap
proximate average of four ibifer-i.t
countries, was alrfnit li-!if iie-iies
loti. 'J'bls would reijUire at least a
NO. 10 snoe to cover it comfurta bly
The average inaieuline loot loilay is
easily lilted with tl No S'.j ami is
therefore not above ten ami seven -lx
teetiths inches. Now. by o 1 -r.yu
t'iral rule of progmi t i.m. a man ;i .e
feet nine inches iu be ii.t shoiii I b.iv
a foot e leven and one-half im lies Ion;:
or one-sixth his height it was of no
i creat consennence what sie sandal he
i wore, but be would have require. 1 a
I modern shoe of ut least n No pn:. f..r
a inlriiiiium fit or n No 11 for re.i.
I'or women, allowing for the differ
ence In ti.? relative size of the sexes.
which was aliout the same then as
now. a woman of five feet three incl.cM
In height wr.uhl liave bad a loot leu
lucheH lor.. i c j : i ; i 1 1 ii a model n shoe of
' the size No. C as the most couifurtaule.
or a No. .V j .is the limit of comfort
At High School
l omul row ii :!it at the Armory lull
lhe li i lIi school basketball five will
iiici-t th" W. C. I'. lejun fur the second
time. F.arly in the s asou the two
teens c-lashe.l and the high school was
I. i' a ed alter a bard battle, by two
points. '1 hey are in hopes of retriev
al..; their lost boners Saturday night
iii high school regulars will meet
1 Miry a. ademy of Aledo. This team
v. a -; il two vieUs ai;o by a 42-
.'1 hcurc, on the A! do Ib:or.
Deadly Venom of the Cobra.
A full si -ol .libra is able to eject
en: 1 1-n leiKini at a single full and
i oinnlele bile n kill about twenty men.
lhe liM.uiii cobra yields as nilieb as
twenty i!re;i-i. .-.i. I lM' Haiina ineiitloiis
!:.in,i; .b!ai;ieil us much as tweuty
j In experiments with the venom of
;ihe eiine ubr:i I". V. I'if.siinons. an
expert, loi, n. I that one (Imp diluted lti
a little water and injected into the tls
; Mies of tlie leg of a large monkey
kiib-il it In half an hour's time s A
j fraeiii.n of a drop was siitllcleiit to kl.'l
' a rat and u fowl within an hour. Judg
ing from I lie efiects of cobra venom
on lhe higher animals. Mr. Fitsi incitis
j considers that one full drop Is a fatal
dose for n strong, healthy man. West
i iiiiii-.ter (Ja.etle.
I Walnuts, Five a Penny.
! From one of Steele's letters to bis
I wife we lea mi lhe price of walnut In
J l.Mieen Amie s relyn "I send you seven
j peu'ortli or wallnutta at five h penny,
j which is lhe greatest proof I can give
you at present of my being with my
whole Heart j rs "
Outside the letter Lady Steele ban
! wriKeti. "There are but "tl Wallnuts."
so apparently her "passionate lover
mid faiihiu! husband" tiad slven In to
!fie leni.latioii of eatinc few before
seii'lli t hem lie mud.-ample amend
tor tin- on the following day by n gift
"h.rfa liumlred mote."-Loudon Stand
li troubled with indiKesiion, consti
I ation. no appetite or leel bilious, give
( 1 aniherluiii't; Stomach and Liver tab
! tf a trin 1 and you will be pleased
v ith tlie rev.ilt. The:e tablets invig
orate the tlomach and liver and
St lengthen the digestion. Sold by all
dr;iKK:sls (Adv )
BIG SALE AT
rf. Fryer's New and Second Hand
s:ore V. e arc selling every
tnoiK in the house at one-fourth
to cue half oh', as we need the
room lor spiitc and summer
K:iCi (!:. We have a number of
healers which mutt go at half
pri'e; also a number of cook
sio'.ebai.d ra!.p-i. Uc;d springs
and nattie.-i -is at your own
j.r.eo. Iion't f j; --i-t we have tbe
: t a.-, .-rtnient cif furniture,
ear;-'-!:-, rus. trunka and suit
caiies. Tools of all kinds. We
bjy, t-.ell or trade anything of
value, fiive u, a call Be con
vincc-d -if wiiat a i jilar can do at
1505 SECOND AVENUE