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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WhURSDAY. JULY 24, 1913-
Today's Market Quotations
-Local and Foreign-
Chicago and New York market fur
nished by E. W. Wagner & Co., mem
bers Chicagr Board of Trade; grain,
provisions, stocks and cotton; private
wires to all financial centers. Ccrre
apondcuts on the New York Stock and
Cotton Exchanges. Trl-city office In
Rock Island hotel. Phone west 330.
P. J. MCCORMICK Manager.
Wheat Open. H'gh. Low. Close.
Year ago S53.000
Sept. . . ,
Sf'Pt. . . .
,. S6tt 564 56 66, B
,.874 574 864 87 B
,.604 804 90 4 804 B
,. 614 614 61 614
,. 624 624 62 62-A
.. 584 594 58459 B
,. 384 S3 384 3R4
,. 404 40440 40'4 A
.. 424 424 42 424 A
. 22.20B 22.20 22.20 22.20
. 21.47 21.50 21.40 2L47 A
. 1L82 11.87 11.82 11.83 B
. 11.S2' 11.87 11.S2 11.S7A
CHICAGO LIVE STOCK.
Opening cf Market.
Hogs 17,000; lert over 5,300. Opened
steady at yesterday's average. Mixed
8.709.55. heavy ?.95fii9.35, rough 8.C0
&8.3A, light 9.109.50.
Cattle 6,000; weak.
Sheep 10,000; 10c to 15c higher.
Nine O'clock Market.
Tomorrow, hogs 15,000, cattle 1,300,
Hogs strong to 5c higher than yes
terday's average. Mixed 8.75U9.52.
good 8.93 SI 9.35, rough 8.6008.90, light
9.10ft 9.55, pigs 8.25S9.10, bulk 9.15
CatUe market weak. Beeves 7.C5
f?9.13, cows 3.25f8.40, stockers 6.25
iq S.nn, TexanB C.75Q8.10, calves 9-5 Halibut, lb.
Parsley, bunch 3 l-3c
Tomatoes, greenhouse, lb. . 12c
Onions, bunch 2c
Cucumbers, each 124c. 7c, 34c
Lettuce, head, pound 20c
New potatoes, bushel $1.0(J
New Cabbage, Louisiana, ' lb 4c
Onions, Texas, Bermuda and Silver
Skin lb. Cc. 4c
Chicken. . -
Old cocks 'c
Perct 4c t0 7c
Halibut, fresh 10e
Pickerel, lb So
Trout, lb 12c
Catfish, lb 15c
Sheep market 10c to 15c higher.
Sheep 3.00? 5.25, lambs 5.50Q7.85.
Close of the Market.
Hogs closed strong at early prices:
5c higher than yesterday. Mixed. 8.75
9.95; good, 8.95(5 9.35; rough, S.60
8.90; light, 9.10 9.55.
Cattle, eteaJy. w
Chicago Cash Grain. Hoes Cattle. Sheen.
Oat. No. 3 w, 394 ?5 394: No. 4 w, ; Kansas Citv 7K.O 7,500 5,000
SS4394; standard. 4"45M04- Omaha ..." ll'Oo 1,100 3.S00
Corn No. 2, 02' , f? 624 ; No. 3 w. 64 Heg Receipts,
ft 64 4; No. 2 y. C24ftC3; No. 3. 014 st Touj8 6,500
ft 624: No. 3 w. 634 64; No. 3 '. St. Joseph 7,0
Sioux City 5,000
St. Taul 1,700
f24ft63: No. 4. 61 ft. 62: No. 4 w, 61ft
f2; No. 1 w, C2ftC34; No. 4 y CI 4 ft
(.2: r-grn and sgy. 54'4ft584.
"Wheat No. 2 red, 874ft 874: No.
3 red. S64ftS7: No. 4 red, 82ft 854;
No. 2 hard. 874ftS4: No. 3 hard,
8C4ft74: No. 1 ns. 924ft9::1.; No.
2 ns. 91 ft 924; No. 3 ns, 89ft 91: No. 4;Gas 11
ns. 82ft M; No. 2 s. 91 ft 92; No. 3 s.
R9ft9; No. 4 s. 82 'a 88; No. 1 vc
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York, July 24. Following are
the quotations on the New York stock J
Flour, Feed and Fuel.
Straw, ton J9 50
Straw, bale 4045c
Hav, prairie, bale 50cS0c
Bran, ton 123.00
Bran, cwt $1.25
Ear corn, bushel 60o
Oats, load, bushel 40c
Corn chop, cwt J1.35
Shorts, ten $24.00
Shorts, cwt. fl.25
Wheat, bushel 85c
Coal, lump, per ton $3.50 4.00
Timothy hay $14$1S
II WAGNER'S REVIEW II
Morning Grain Letter.
Chicago, July 24. Morning wheat
news covers largest export sales- of
wheat in past few weeks in many
years. Baltimore sales are record, for
. , I 1 ..1. T - ; OtntAO A-f-
04 ' mail juais uactL luilcu owlco t.v-
Call Bids on Track, Chicago.
Rock Island common . .
i Chicago & Nortbestcrn
Corn .Inly track. No. 3 mixed 02.
No. 3 w Or, 4, No. 3 y 024; 1" days'
track, NO. 3 m 2. No. 3 w 034. No. 3
y 024. August tiaik, No. 3 mixed
C2'4, No. 3 w 034, No. 3 y 02 .
Oats July and 10 days' track. No. 3
v 39' i, standard H'1,. No. 2 w 404.
i Union Pacific H94!Dorted 36.000,000 wheat last Septem-
91 ! 1" 5 Steel nreforrerl 106 ; i i i .-. inni,, V
ft 92; No. 2 vc, 90ft 91; No. 3 vc, 8Sft J L-. g gieel common 58 idup,ication this fall. These big sales
9ft; No. I d. 8'.ft90: "No. 2 durum. 8.J , Rfad;:1, 1614 mean that wheat is a merchandising
8,t; No. 3 durum, SlftSC. I Rock Island preferred .-. 2S4 i nmnndtinn Timt nin mmn that thf
1" j forthcoming exports will drain the
1284 primary movement. Wheat should be
24 j resilient. Twenty-four hours 'to 7 p.
9S4 i m. Wednesday temperatures were cool
324 '.mainly everywhere, and Iowa, Mis-
1244:souri, Nebraska, Indiana and Illinois
1084 j received rains, which were scattered.
1234 I Bulls in corn and oats say these grains
034, may drag lower if rains and cool, but
314! are at a safe level. Will regain all
New YorJ; Central . . .
Louisville & Nashville
August and Sptf mix r tr;i k, No. 3 w 1 Colorado Fuel &. Iron
Canad'an Parific 2184 J declines. Chicago shipments of wheat
in 1 . . , 1 1 'i 1 '
1 Illinois ie.ur.il iiu
:9'4, standard 40'4. No. 2 w 1""
; were su.ail on Wednesday, but corn
Liverpool Cables. j Pennsylvania 1134 land oats amounts were fairly good.
" Wheat opened unchanged to 4 off; !Elie 2f,? ;fash corn and oats demand yesterday
t losed 4 to 4 off. ; National Lead 49 4 j not good. Price current figures oats
Corn opened unchanced to 4 up; ; Chesapeake St Ohio 54'4 lprom.se poor and eciual to 503,000,000
rtom H inrbiDBi'd ' j Brooklyn Rapid Transit 874 ' in the eight leading states against
bulges. Wait for drives before buy
Chicago, 111.. July 24. Consuming
Europe will evidently raise somewhat
less wheat than one year ago. Euro
pean visible of 66.000,000 is small.
Russian crop is guessed around last
year's total at 720.000,000 or so. The
great question in Russia is quality.
Last year the big crop was not gener
ally merchandisible. Cost of meats
and living is high abroad. In Eng
land, one northern city has just voted
to increase the rents of its entire iml
proved property owing to increased
costs. Europe should absorb 620,000.-
000 wheat and flour for 1912-13. Rus
sian quality will decide the wheal
price. August is occasionally a bull
month but more often the August ad
vances in wheat are nullified by press
ure of world new wheat at terminals.
Low wheat prices of any season rarely
arrive in August or September as the
data of word's crops is still in the
rough at this time. The coming Au
gust and September will witness an
immense drifting abroad of United
States wheat. Our reports continue
to Indicate a corn condition of 80 to
81. Corn and oats are temporarily de'
pressed by a showery cool spell. A
two to three cent per bushel reaction
would be very liberal. Not enough
oats threshing proceeding to be ex
plicit but small yields 6eem inevitable.
For long distance view we do not be
lieve recessions in corn and oats will
be extended. Such declivities should
be succedded by rapid bulges. Your
orders are awaited.i
Drift of the Weather.
Illinois Generally fair in north and
central; showers in south tonight or
Friday; moderate temperatures.
Iowa Fair tonight and probably Fri
day; warmer Friday.
Indiana Fair tonight and Friday;
slightly cooler tonight in south.
Missouri Showers tonight or Fri
Lower and Upper Michigan Fair to
night and Friday; warmer Friday in
Wisconsin Fair tonight and Friday;
slightly warmer Friday.
Minnesota Fair tonight and Fri
day; rising temperature.
North Dakota Fair and warmer to
night; Friday increasing cloudiness-
South Dakota Fair tonight and
Friday; showers, in western portion;
Nebraska Unsettled, probably
showers tonight or Friday; warmer
Kansas Unsettled; showers tonight
Montana and Wyoming Unsettled,
probably showers tonight or Friday
- 2 ! '
Chica3o Receipt.. naminore 6. unio
Todnv Cnntrr.rt. Atchiscn
Minneapolis 123 127
Iuluth 2S m; 7
Winnipeg ."! 131 139
Chxago Estimates Tomorrow.
lf 1 Aincrii an LccomotH-e
r 1ft . Lehigh Valley
VPar i KepibKc Sieii common 25
LCCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
838,000,000 last year. We have re
' ceived about 250 reports this week.
! Corn condition is about 80 to 87. Kan
'sas reports run 10 to 60. Half of
Pleasant Place to Stand Isn't It
-In Front of an Electric Fan?
There is a lot of comfort for a few cents a week in that
little fan. Put one in your home and you will find use for
it every minute of every hot day., In the evening, too, to
go to sleep by. Let it run all night. A couple of cents
will pay the bill for current. Ever hear of cheaper com
fort? We are selling large numbe'rs of the residence type
fansjhis year. Decide to make your home comfortable
with one. The 1913 models are the most economical and
efficient, and the lightest fans ever made.
Fans $10.00 to $25.00
PEOPLES POWER CO.
The Great Banker, Blunt and
Gruff, Could Enjoy a Joke.
.105i2 ! Nebraska has a fair promise. Illinois
70Kihas lost some condition
Morning Stock Letter.
Now York, July 24. Stocks promise
to be irregular for the next, few days.
July 24. "Following are the whole-jit will depend a good deal upon the
sale quotations on tho locai market amount of selling pressure that devel-
Butter, Eggs and Cheete.
Esss, fresh, dozfn 19c
I Eutter. dairy, lb 26c
ops. There was little yesterday.
WILSON MAN IS ELECTED
A. C. Hart Chosen for Conaress In
Sixth New Jersey District.
Sussex, N. J., July 24. Archibald C.
Hart, democrat, was elected to the
house from the sixth congressional
district of New Jersey yesterday to
succeed the late James Martin Hart,
who had the support of President Wil
son. The republican candidate, Mayor S.
Woods McClave, ran second, and Her
bert M. Eailey, progressive, third. The
returns were incomplete tonight, but
the market gets verv dull, we see an-i waicauons were mai Hart ran aneaa
other un.ift on the shorts: but in anv I of McClave by more, than 5,000 votes.
Year npo . . .
Torn today .
H'Tf-'p's Shipments, j Uutter, creamery, lb
. . l73.itf) ;.-,,"."00 I Cutter, packing stock, lb
. .1.2'.2.fno M.l.Mifi Vegetables.
. . w57.r :t 32C.foo Po'a'ccs. bushel 40e
event the market will probably work
McClave wa3 mentioned in the Mill-
Daily United States Weather Map
VZOivZy0 U S. Department of Agriculture.
1 iv 0 w t am s j k. j r
- . !- .L. V ,
within a narrow ran-e. until somP- "au uiuouy ueiore uie seuaie loooy
thing decisive occurs to take it out of! Investigating committee. .
the rut. Continue a trading position in I . ,
t,j.. 1 ifLui.. ..! Rheumatism Relieved in a Few Hours.
rt. ts. j-angiey, maaison, wis., says:
"1 was almost helpless with rheuma
tism for about five months. Had it in
my neck so I could not turn my head,
and all through my body. I tried
three doctors and many remedies
without any relief whatever until I
procured Lr. Detchon's Relief for
Rheumatism. In a few hours the
pain was relieved and in three days
the rheumatism was completely cured
and I was at work." Sold by Otto
Grotjan, 1501 Second avenue, Rock
Island; Gust Schlegel & Son, 220
West Second street, Davenport-
w 1 1 s
( . .
12. yCfr. &-rrVA.C;ari JO
- V - ' D-f- -12.
Fair tonight and prob
ably Friday; warmer
XL . " ' , f S
"5. -,ri '. - .02. 1 t xj
. . v . i -i u , s
. I v n-r- '. T ' ' O IQ
SI -I i.
. obMiraHottt taken tt 8 i m.. 75th meridian Ume. Air prrasnre redured to tea leel. Isobars (continuous lines) Das throneh noi
, or,u.l air prtttsure. Isotbetms doil llaj pan Lbrouth poVnts cf eiual MmtuaiimftXlbMiV
.yy Uc. w n,ua,, w cwuuy: vy iin: tysnow: (g report missing. Arrows fly with the wind. First ficures. lowest
UmpfatUT paat 13 hoors: axnd. preclpluuon cf .01 Inch ot more far past 34 hours: third, maximum wind eloclty.
Teething children have more or less
diarrhoea, which can be controlled by
giving Chamberlains Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. All that is
necessary is to give the prescribed
dose after each operation ol iue uow-
els more than natural and then castor
oil to cleanse the system. It is safe
and sure. Sold by. all druggists.
Areas of moderately low pressure
which are central over Alberta, Okla
homa and the St. L awrence valley
hare been attended during the past
24 hours by showers and thunder
storms in the Rooky mountain sec
tions and at scattered stations from
the middle and lower Mississippi val
ley to the Atlantic coast. The north
western area of high pressure and
fair, cool weather is central over the
Talley of the Red river of the north,
and lower temperatures are noted as
far eastward as the lower lakes. Ow
ing to the eastward movement of these
conditions, fair weather is indicated
for this vicinity tonight and probably
'riday, ith warmer Friday.
High. Low. Prco.
Atlantic City 78 70 .00
Boston 86 6S .00
BufTalo 82 64 .16
Rock Island 82 ES .01
Denver 66 64 .24
Jacksonville 90 70 .08
j Kansas City 76 66 .60
New Orleans 86 74 .76
New York 82 6S .00
'Norfolk 82 72 .00
Phoenix 9S 68 .$0
St. Louis 94 68 .12
St. Paul 74 54 .00
San Diego 72 64 .00
San Francisco .... 70 56 .01
Seatt'.e 82 56 .00
Washington, D. C. . SS 70 .00
Winnipeg 68 48 .00
Yellowstone Park . 50 .00
t !ood. HeightChng.
St. Paul 14
I Red Wing 14
'Reed's Landing ... 12
!La Crosse 12
j Lansing 1$
! Prairie du Chien .. 18
j Dubuque 18
. Le Claire 10
!Rock Island IS
Only slight changes in the Missis
sippi will occur from below Dubuque
J. M. SHER1ER, Local Forecaster.
We make it a point to
carry only goods of known
quality and established
is the best known and the
best name in photographic
We have Kodak goods of
all kinds constantly on
hand. Developing and
printing done by experts.
Robt. L Hunter
1S06 Second Ave.
Between the Pcstoffice and
Most people who knew J. p. Morgan
knew him as a man blunt to the point
of gruffness. yet tie bad a keen sense
of humor. This is recalled by the way
he appreciated so well the joke of a
young Irishman who served in his of
fice as a sort of exalted porter that he
raised bis salary.-
The joke was on one of the banker's
visitors, who. thinking to have some
fun with the yonug man. remarked to
him his was a most difficult task, keep
ing those whom Mr. Morgan did not
wish to see away from him without
"That'; so." sniil the Irishman, "but
I don't mind. I earn $T,0 a week."
Duly impressed, the visitor remarked
to Mr. Morgan that he paid pretty
good salaries, mentioning the figure
given him by the doorman. Mr. Mor
gan rang for him.
"What do you moan," he demanded,
"by telling this gentleman that I pay
you $50 a week?"
I never told him anything of the
sort, sir," the man replied. "I told
him I earned $50 a week keeping
cranks out. and I think I do."
"Weil." ssiid Morgan, lighting up,
we won't discuss that now. but just
tell the bookkeeper you are to have $5
more a week. And have no more talk
with my inquisitive friond here on the
private affairs of the otlice."
Every banking house has little pecu
lations at one time or another. No
public record exists to show that the
Morgan house suffered in this respect,
but that is because the banker handled
these cases in his own way. Two such
cases are recalled by a veteran in the
street In one the culprit, a married
man. admitted that he was some $3,500
short when the head cf the house
called him into his offlee. It had gone
in speculation, be said. He admitted
that bis salary was ample for his
Mr. Morgan advised him to go home
nnd tell his wife about it and see him
In the morning. In the morning he
handed him the amount he was short
after the clerk had said he bad told his
Tut that where you took the money
from," he ordered. "It is a loan from
me. 1 expect you to pay it back. None
of the others know anything about iL
Let's see if you can't be a man." I
Later the clerk returnod the money
to him, with a stammering expression
j "Humph!" sal'l the banker. "It was
: a bit harder saving than losing it,
' wasn't it? Well. now. take it home and
! give it to your wife. I guess she saved
j more of It than you did."
j The other clerk, unmarried, became
t Involved through associating with too
! lively a group. Like the other, he was
advanced the amount of his shortage
and, like the other, repaid it. Not long
afterward Mr. Morgan called him into
his office and gave him three months'
"But. Mr. Morgan," he protested.
"I'm all right I haven't taken a dollar
of yocr money since yon gave me an
other chance." ,
"I know it," said Morgan. t "bnt it
won't le long before' you will." You're
t traveling with your old clique again."
I There Is one banker, not of the sec
ond class la importance, whotprobnblv
never will forget his experience on the
"Black Monday" panic. The head of
one of the largest commission houses
la the "street" went to Morgan for al l.
I "We are. absolutely, solveat.'lfce said,
"but Mr. Blank' has called'a loan on in
for $1,000,000. We can't make it and
must close. We'll pay 100 cents and
have enough left for all of us, but we
don't want to sacrifice that business of
"What security have you got?" asked
The broker told him.
"All right. I'll give you the money.
Send he stuff here. Jack, telephone
Blank I want to see him."
"I sent for you." roared the man
who had been up days and nights try
ing to bring financial peace out of
chaos, "to tell voti what 1 think aViout
you. but I haven't the time now.
You've been pounding this market
ever since this trouble began, trying
to make money when everybody elso
has been trying to help those in trou
ble. You go back to your office and
stop calling loans. If you call another
one I'll break you and drive you out
And that settled it.
David Dows. in his day one of the
great men in the financial district;
once said to the banker:
"Morgan, you see a lot of young
men and seem to be able to pick up
better ones than any man 1 know. I
want a man whom I can trust to look
out for ray affairs when I am awny.
If you can get me such a man I'll pay
him $15,000 a year and forever be
"Dows," said Morgan, "when you
find that roan send him to me. and I'll
pay him 550.000 a year and pay you a
bonus for discovering him." New
" RATHER GREWS0ME.
In Fact, tho English Hunter Was Si:ra
It Was Quite So.
In the Nairobi club 1 met a gentle
man with one arm gone at the shoul
der. He told his story in n slightly
bored and drawling voice, picking hi
words very carefully nnd evidently
most occupied with neither uuderstat-
The supposed seal was indeed tha
Presently the sergeant came ashore,
put on his clothes and came tip the
cliff smilingly. The officer apologized
handsomely and blamed himself free
ly. But Yussuf. like his companions,
did not think there was much to be
concerned about. After all, the mark
had been very small. It was natural
to tire at it. it was unlikely that the of
ficer would hit it, and be (Yussuf) had
not minded it at all.
When You Are Weary.
Are yon weary? Breathe more, eat
less. Active exercise will not rest you
from mental work.
"When you are tired with mental
work." says a well known physician,
"do not think you must take active
exercise. That will make you more
weary. All you need are rest and more
air in your lungs. Sit down quietly
and comfortably nnd breathe deeply
twenty-five times. Best 11 moment and
"This air forced into the body re
moves the waste material which
makes you weary.
"Don't eat all you want.
"Food not needed for support of the
system is so much extra work for the
body nnd requires more air to dispose
"This regimen will diminish your
grocery bill and save your thoa
leather." Chicago Tribune. .
Age of Westminster Hall.
Westminster hall is quite five centu
ries old, possibly more, for Richard II..
who is credited with its building, was
really little more than a repairer of
"Rufus roaring hall," as Pope de
scribed it. The hall, so intimately in
terwoven with the hlstorji of England,
has. according to Fuller, the distinc
tion of possessing "cobwebless beams.
They were, so a popular tradition af
firmed, of Irish onk. in which it was
impossible for spiders to live and spin
their webs. Cunningham tells us that
ing nor overstating the case. It seems the roof "Is of chestnut and very fine,
he had been out and had killed some j the finest of its kind in this country."
sort of a buck. While his men were j It wns the meshes of the law, if not
occupied with this he strolled on alone spidors webs, one might have looked
to see what he could find. He found u
rhinoceros that charged viciously and
into which he emptied his gun.
"When I came to." he said, "it was
just coming on dusk and the lions were
beginning to grunt. My arm was com
pletely crushed, and 1 was badly bruis
ed and knocked about.
for here of old. for during long cen
turies England's courts of law were
held iu Westminster holt London
Bigger the Steal, Smaller the Crime. '
.The Manx law of old times bad
As near ns I many oddities, but none, surely, qualnt-
could remember. I was fully ten miles j than to make the greater the crime
from camp. A circle of carrion birds 1 the less, because ot the impossibility,
stood all about me not more than ten i within the narrow limits of the Isle
feet away, and a great many others 1 of Man. that the bigger thief should
were Capping over me and fighting in successful.
the air. These last were so close that
I could feel the wind from their wings.
It was rather grewsome." He paused
and thought a moment, as though
weighing his words. "In fact." he add
ed, with nn air of final conviction, "it
was quite grewsome." Stewart Ed
ward White in American Magazine.
"If a mau steal n horse or an ox." so
ran the law. "it Is iiu felony, for the
offender cannot bide them, but If he
steal a capon or a pig he ahull be
Not a Mind Reader.
Mistress (wbose chauffeur baa Just
informed her that Fldo bas beeu shut
up in the stable because be leaped up
at a strange lady in the road How
odd of him! Du you suppose he
; thought It was ine? Chauffeur
! Couldn't say what he thought my
A Very Poor Shot and a Perfectly Good
An iucident that occurred In the ex-! lady. Loudon Punch
perience of an English officer is told by J
the London Specator to illustrate the ! ' As He Diagnosed It.
calmness and indifference to death and ' "I fear yon do not really love me."
bodily danger characteristic of the ! said the young doctor.
Turkish soldier. "Why du you say that?" demanded
The officer, aceoropanfed by a guard j the girl.
or xurKisii soiciiers. went 10 me eaj-'e ; "Yons pulse does not seem to
or a clirr overlooking the sen to shoot
at a seal that he saw disporting itself
In the waLer below.
He fired a good many times, and the
last shot had gone very nenr the bol
biug mark when one of the soldiers
came to blnj and nolitelv linked "Hn !
you not think. ir. that you have fired J A11 the
often euouzh at . Serjeant Yussuf ?' Argus.
celerate any when I bold your ha;id."
Age doea not make ns ebildish. a
pome sny. It finds us true children.
iewa all the