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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 1913".
TODAY'S MARKET QUOTATIONS
Local and Foreign-
Chicago and New York market fur
nished by E. W. Wagner & Co., mem
berg Chicago Board or Trade; grain,
provisions, stocks and cotton; private
wires to all financial centers. Corre
sponded on Ihm New York Stock and
Cotton Exchanges. Tri-city office la
Rock Inland hotel. Phone west 330.
t P. J. McCCRMICK, Manager.
Wheat Open. High. Low. Close.
Sept. 87 884 87'.i 88
Dec 81V 914 90 91
May 96'i 97 96 96 A
Sept. 684 69 63 69
Dec 66 66i 65 664 B
May 67 6SS 67i3 68
Sept. .... 42 42 42 42g
Dec. . 44 45 44 44 A
May 47 43 47 47-A
Sept 21.05 21.05 20.90 20.90
Sept. .... 11.65 11.65 11.50 11.50
Oct. 11.70 11.75 11.60 11.60
Sept .... 11.62 11.65 11.4711.50
Oct. 11.50 11.50 11.37 11.40
Wheat 643 537
Coca 98 39
Oats 139 45
To- Last Last
day. week. week.
Minneapolis 83 92 136
Ouluth 64 66 5
Winnipeg 101 111 122
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow.
Chicago Cash Grain.
Wheat No. 2. r, 87(Q88; No. 3,
r, 8788; No. 4. r, 82&8o; No. 2,
h, 8788; No. 3. h, S7SS; No.
1, ns. 92(&93; No. 2, ns, 91693;
No. 3. ns, 896 91; No. 4, ns, 82?f89;
No. 2. s. 9192; No. 3, s, 89(691;
No. 4, s, 82ft89; No. 1. vl, 89691;
No. 2, vs, 88689; No. 3, vc, 866 88;
No. 1, dur, 886 89; No. 2, dur, 866 88;
No. 2, dur, 84686.
Oats No. 2. w. 43Uffi43: No. 3,
new, 40; No. 3. w, new. 426 42;
No. 3. w. old. 42642; No. 4, w.
new, 41S42; No. 4, w, old, 41
6 42; standard, new, 42U6 43; stand
ard, old, 43.
Corn No. 2, 69 6 70; No. 2, w,
70 6 70; No. 2. y, 69 6 70; No. 3,
69 6 "0; No. 3. w, 70 V 6 70; No.
3. y. 69V6 69: No. 4. 69; No. 4, w,
69 6 70; No. 4, y, 6969; sgm and
sgy, 666 68.
Call Bids on Track Chicago.
Wheat 10 days August and Sep
tember track. No. 2, r, 88; No. 2,
Corn 10 days track. No. 3, mixed,
AuKUHt track. No. 3, mixed, 69; No. 3,
w, 70; No. 3, y, 69V
Oats 10 days August and Septem
ber track. No. 3, w, 414 1 standard,
42; No. 2. w. 42.
CHICAGO LIVE STOCK.
Hogs, 11,000. Left over 6,800. 5c
lower. Mixed, $8.4069.30; good, $8.70
S9.10; rough, $8.2568.65; light, $8.90
Cattle none. Prospects nominal.
Sheep 4,000. Weak.
Nine O'clock Market.
Hogs 6c to 10c lower than yes
terday's average. Monday estimated
hogs, 43.000. Next week 125,000. Cat
tle, Monday, 21.000. Sheep. Monday,
Hogs Mixed, $8.35g9.25; good. SS.70
69.10; rough. $8,25 6 8.60; light, $8.85
6 9.35; pigs, $7.856 9.00; bulk, $S.65a
Cattle Weak. Beeves, $7.3569 00;
cows. $3,256 S.00; stockers, $6.10
7.75; westerns. $6.7567.85; Texans,
$6.6568.15; calves. 9.25610.50.
Sheep Weak, $2.004.90; lambs,
Close of the Market.
Hogs closed weak at early prices;
5c to 10c lower than yesterday's aver
age. Mixed, 8 3569.25; good, 8.70
9.10; rough, 8.2568.60; light. 8.856)
9.35; pigs, 7.856 9.00; bulk, 8.656 910.
Western Live Stock.
Hogs. Cattle, Sheer.
Kansas City . . . 2,00 100
St Louis 3,200
St. Joseph 3,500
Sioux City' 3,800
St. Paul 6,600
Onions. Texas. Bermuda and Silver
Skin lb. ; 6c 4e
Old xcka 7c
Per:L 4c to 7c
Halibut, fresh 10c
Pickerel, lb So
Tr-iut lb 12c
CMflsh. lb ' lc
Halibut lb 10c
Flour, Feed and Fuel.
S'raw. ton $9.50
Ftraw, bale . 40 45c
Hay, prairie,, bale 50c50c
Bran, ton $;3 Oa
Bran, cv.t $1.25
Ear core, bushel 60c
Oats load, bushel Q:
Corn cnop, c:, $1.35
Shorts, ten $24.00
Shorts, cwt, $1-25
Wheat bushel 85 J
CoaL lump, per ton $3.50 4 00
Timothy hay $144f$18
41 EW YORK STOCKS.
New York, Aug. 2. Following are
the quotations on the New York stock,
Union Pacific 148
United States Steel, common .. 59
Rock Island, preferred 27
Southern Pacific 91
New York Central 98
Missouri Pacific 31
Great Northern 125
Northern Pacific 109
Canadian Pacific 216
Illinois Central 105
Chesapeake & Ohio 54
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 87
American Locomotive 31
St. Paul 105
Lehigh Valley 149
New Ynr-, Aug. 2. Clearing house
members' average. Loans, decrease,
7,110,000; specie, increase, 6,244,000;
legals, decrease. 4,386,00; net deposits,
decrease. 8,441.000; reserve, increase,
3,772.050. Actual Loans, increase,
2.890,000; specie, decrease, 146.000;
II WAGNER'S REVIEW 1 1
New York, Aug. 2. Practically no
rain in corn belt and none likely in
next two days. This will be the chief
factor in stocks again today. News
overnight mixed. Mexican situation
less favorable. Prepartions ' to get
Americans out of Mexico look ominous.
The proposed coal trust investigation
indicates continued "strike." Buy
nothing xcept on drives.
Union Pacific books closed from
Aug. 7th to Aug. 24th in connection
with right to subscribe for interest in
Southern Pacific stock.
United States exports to five south
ern republics show $10,000,000 gain.
World's visible supply of cotton
100,000 bales greater Than last year.
Northern Pacific to have chairman
of the board; expected W. P. Clough
will have chairman, J. Hanna for
president. Southern Pacific trainmen
suspend action awaiting mediation
Missouri stae public service com
mission granted Missouri Pacific per
mission to issue $2S, 584,000 refund
London stock exchange holiday to
day and tomorrow.
Outlook for Corn.
Chicago, 111., Aug. 2. Morning news
paper comments are all one way on
corn. It the dry continues prices will
tion. I have a corn report from north
central Arkansas of 20 per cent. Gales
burg, 111., says eight counties, south
west central Illinois, corn losing
ground, looks 65 per cent Helena,
northwest Ohio, Sandusky county corn
reports 70. Dewey, 111., Champaign
county, will go half a crop of corn. My
reports are worst on crop. Anthony,
Kr.s., central part of the state, says
con total failure and worst since 1894.
Government corn report may be 75 to
74. It cannot be above 77. Allowing
the following conditions it w-ill be
about 73.3. Oklahoma 41, Texas 70,
Missouri 70. Nebraska 70, Kansas 40,
Iowa 80, Illinois 72, Indiana 80, Ohio
85, southern states 70, average other
states 86. Buy December corn. Oats
are being balled on prospects of ser
ious corn crop failure. The market
in corn is also fretting; wheat bears
and lifting wheat Chicago provision
stocks August 1 show a fair lard in
crease for July, but ribs and pork
stocks change little. 160,000 tierces
lard here versus 116,000 July 1, and
232,000 one year ago.
Southwest feed calamity is the bull
prop in provisions.
Review of the Weather.
Illinois Fair tonight and probably
Sunday, warmer west tonight and
Lower Michigan and Indiana Fair
tonight and Sunday.
Upper Michigan Fair tonight and
Missouri, Iowa and Kansas Fair to
night and Sunday; warmer tonight.
Wisconsin Fair and warmer to
night and in east Sunday.
Minnesota, North Dakota and Mon
tana Generally fair tonight and Sun
South Dakota Fair tonight and Sun
day; warmer extreme.west tonight
Nebraska Fair tonight and Sunday;
warmer north and west tonight.
Wyoming Fair and warmer tonight
Daily United States Weather Map
U. S. Department of Agriculture.
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30.0 Oh2. fflKi' fioJuJt !
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Fair tonight and Sun
day; warmer tonight.
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EXPLANATORY ' NOTEa
Observations taken at 8 . m.. 75th meridian time. Air pressure rrtiuced to sea leel. Isobars (continuous lines) pass through points
ofeaunl air Dressure. Isotherms (dotted lines) pass throuch points of eoual temperature: drawu onlv for zro. (reeilnc. )- and 100.
O clear; Q partly cloudy; cloudy; rain; snow: report missing. Arrows fly with the wind. First flsures. lowest
temperature post 12 hours; second, precipitation of .01 inch or moro for past 24 hours; third, maximum wind velocity.
Big Field Day Is Planned
Boost "Browns" Big
legals, decrease, 3,885,000; net depos- advance. To 7 p. m. Friday there was
its, aecrease, ,uos,oou; reserve, de
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Aug. 2. Follow ing are the whole
sale quotations on ?n local market
Butter, Eggs and Cheese.
Eggs, fresh, dozen 19c
Eutter. dairy, lb 25c
Butter, creamery, lb 29 o
Butter, packing stock, lb ISo
Potatoes, bushel 40c
Parsley, bunch .313c
Tomatoes, greenhouse, lb 12c
Onions, bunch 2c
Cucumbers, each 12c, 7c, 3c
Lettucs, lb 7c
Lettuce, head, pound ....20c
New potatoes, bushel $1.00
New Cabbage, Louis-an a, lb 4c
no moisture of consequence in the en
tire corn belt. The more extreme bulls
say December corn will sell near 70c.
Temperatures were lower all over west
and southwest on Friday. Average
was about 80 to 88 and 94 was about
the highest. Southwest is reported
alarmed as to future feed supplies and
is bidding into Chicago territory.
Eastern buyers have not followed the
corn bulge. Chicago shipments of
corn and oat3 yesterday were quite
good. Peoria reports in this morning
cuts corn in Bureau. Marshall, LaSalle
and Woodford counties to 50 per cent.
Corn is firing and in a serious condi
tion. Ohio corn reports are less favor
able. West Mansfield, northwestern
Ohio reports four counties, corn 70.
Corn going back every day. Kentucky
sends more 75 per cent reports. Lock
wood, Mo., reports big sections south
west Missouri only 50 per cent condi-
A big delegation of tri-city Knights
of Columbus will make the trip to
Monmouth tomorrow to participate in
the field day program to be given un
der the auspices of the Monmouth
Knights of Columbus tomorrow after
noon when the Waterloo Boosters will
make their farewell visit to Monmouth
for the season. A gala day is planned
for the Monmouth Baseball associa
tion, and visiting Knights from Gales-
burg, Burlington and many surround
ing towns will be present.
This field day celebration will take
place between the first and second
games of the double bill. The first
event will be the most accurate throw
from second to home and will be fol
lowed in this order: Round the bases
in the fastest time; longest throw by
members of both teams witn the ex
ception of the pitchers; pitching the
most perfect ball over the home plate;
relay race, four-man team, between
second and home; quickest time for
throwing the ball from home to first,
to second and then home, the two in
fields of Waterloo and Monmouth to
participate; fungo hitting will furnish
the entertainment of the last event.
A box of cigars will be given to -the
winners of the fifth and sixth events.
Prizes for the other contests have not
been decided upon This field day
should prove very interesting to the
fans, as there are some good men on
both clubs t,o participate in the seven
Showers from the St. Lawrence val
ley southwestward to the gulf sections
have resulted from the northeastern
low which is disappearing beyond New
England. At Baltimore the rainfall
amounted to 2.74 inches, and at Wash
inton to 1.76 inches. Light showers
in the southern plateau states have
attended from the low which remains
over Arisona. High pressures and fair
weather prevail from Alberta south
ward to Texas and as far eastward as
the lage region, though a moderate
low has appeared over Saskatchewan
which is accompanied by rising tem
peratures in the Missouri and upper
Mississippi valleys. Owing to this
distribution of air pressure, fair weath
er is indicated for this vicinity to
and Sunday, with warmer to-
Atlantic City 82
Boston ........... 74
Rock Island 92
Denver . ... 86-
Kansas City 86
New Orleans 88
New York 74
St. Louis 88
St. Paul 84
San Diego 76
San Francisco 70
Washington, D. C. . 92 63 .76
Winnipeg 82 58 .00
Yellowstone Park . 4S .00
St Taul 14 3.0 0.2
Red Wing 14 4.1 0.0
Reed's Landing ... 12
La Crosse 12 4.3 0:1
Lansing IS 5.1 0.2
Prairie du Chien .. 18 5.4 0.1
Dubuque 18 6.2 0.0
Le Claire 10 2.8 0.0
I Rock Island 1 4.7 0.1
No important change in the Missis
sippi will occur from below" Dubuquo
to Muscatine during th'e next 48 hours.
J. M. SI1ER1ER, Local Forecaster.
BEST BOATS FROfl
EAST TO COMPETE
Keokuk Regatta Gainer by Fail
ure of Effort to Send
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 numbers of the residence type
fan3 this year. Decide to make your home comfortable
efficient, and the lightest fans everxmade.
The 1913 models are the most economical and
Fans $10.00 to $25.00
PEOPLES POWER CO.
Failure of the elimination trials at
Huntington bay. to develop an Ameri
can team for the British international
trophy races in England this year was
a fortunate occurrence, so far as mid
dle west motor boating interests are
concerned, for officials of the Missis
sippi Valley Power Boat, association
have advised Rock Island boatmen
that the famous racing boats which
were expected to go to England will
remain in this country, and not only
that, but the pick of the bunch will
tear slits in the atmosphere at the
Keokuk regatta Aug. 26, 27 and 28.
"Speed Demon Reliance," the latest
creat.ioa of the "Reliance" family
which swept last year's racing boards.
was a contender for the team, but it
was withdrawn by its owner. "Peter
Pan V.," another famous eastern boat.
is promised for the west, In August,
for the ruling of the official scorer, in
whose province the matter lay. It so
happened the official scorer had left
the grounds, but the concensus of
opinion in the press box, strictly un
biased, was that the putout had been
made before the runner crossed the
plate. (The said concensus, etc., was
composed of Jimmy Dix, "Hutch"' Dob
son. Louis Roehl. and the Western
Union operator, together with the
writer, and may be valued according
ly). Peoria Herald-Transcript
Jimmy Boyle of Danville, salary
sleuth of the Three-Eye, is on the verge
of resigning his job. He is consider
ably riled by the spineless policy of
President Tearney. A number of
cases where the teams were over the
limit in this mad scramble for the rag
DECATUR TO HAVE A
NEW BASEBALL PARK
According to reports which seem to
be well founded, George Reed will be
back in Decatur next year, and will
take over the Decatur baseball club.
The prospects are that two prominent
business men of Decatur will back
Reed in taking over the team for next
season. These men are said to have
been negotiating for land where they
will construct a new park, which they
will lease for a number of years. The
new park will lie close to the old one,
and will be one of the best in the
It has been a hard proposition to get
the old diamond in as good condition
as the officials would like, and hey
figure that to build a new one would
were turned in to Tearney by Sleuth be better in the end. Every opposing
7Jole. Tearney has so far taken no team that comes to Decatur kicks on
action on the reports, with the excep
tion of Dubuque's. There Js no ques
tion but that Springfield is over the
players' fimit, but Sleuth Boyle need
have no fear of the. local club. The
local club is down now to one below.
- Decatur Herald.
THKV ANT n KNAVE.
We are able to settle our end of the
matter ourselves in o'ir own sweet
Investigation of dairies of the coun
ty by state board of health representa
Sixth annual "day in the woods' of
Rock Island lodge No. 980, B. P. O.
Elks, at Maple Grove Camping club on
Local Knights of Columbus go to
Monmouth to attend K. C. booster day
at the Central association park.
Monthly meeting of the library
Regular session of the city commis
sion at 3 p. m.
August term of county court opens.
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
For express, call William Trefs.
Trl-City Towel Supply company.
Independent Express Co. West 981.
Kerler Rus company for vacuum
cleaning and rug making.
Six per cent farm mortgages. Litten
& Roberts, People's National bank
Money paid for a business course at
Brown's Business college of Rock Is
land, 111., is an investment, cot an ex
pense. Enrollment da"ys, Sept 1 and 2.
and "Ankle Deep,'' believed to be the wa'. but it appears that the baseball
fastest boat in the country, judging by I fans who attended yesterday's game,
records during the Huntington trials,' many of whom were women, as well as
may also be among the starters on ! tte directors of the Peoria Amusement
Lake Cooper at Keokuk, when Commo
dore J. W. Dixon, the famous starter,
drops the flag.
Chief interest, perhaps, centers in
the eastern boats, because they are
more highly developed, tut the Mis
sissippi valley clubs will contribute
some fast boats, one of which is the
"Teaser IV.," owned by Ed Moritz and
Will Evers of Quincy, 111. The "Teas
ers" have taken part in every regatta
on the river in'past years, but. this sea
son the "Teaser IV." is eaid to be. fit
competition for the best boat3 the
east will produce. It has made over
40 actual miles an hour and its owners
company, are ntitie.n to an apology
from this alleged spcrt writer on th-i
morning paper for his rowdy actions
on the ball field prior to yesterday's
game. The tap he handed us from be
hind was a cowardly one and he pick
ed out about the only place in Peoria
at the time where he could succeed in
making an ass of himself. Peoria
the playing field, and some come forth
with the statement that the reason toe
Turks make more errors than the oth
er clubs Is on account of the condition,
of the field. This statement is backed
up with the fact that the Turks play
a better game on the road than at
home, when it comes to making errors.
Officials of the club said laat evening
that four or five men were sought to
fill the short field position. It is rum
ored that one of these players, Mack
ey, is expected within a short time, and
1,1 1- 1 fc 1 m, , .n
i win De given a liii. i ne iucbi uiu
j cials would neither affirm nor dejiy
this report. Mackey is considered a
star and a high priced player, but on
account of some trouble has not been
playiug this season. He is considered
a star both in field and with the stick.
Several other men on the list have not
been heard from. Decatur Herald.
Bloomington will sign Pitcher Her
bert Pemberton, the Bloomington boy,
score, 2 and 2. He had three balls
and no strikes on the next batsman.
Here he was pulled and Schroeder
sent in. Schroeder had no chance to
win, but very chance to lose. He
pitched one ball, and the batsman
Ai-nlUprl fnrftnir in (ha winntnir run
who has been pitching for Harrisburg, ; Coramercia,.eW8i
Ky., in the Blue Grass league. The
claim they did not let out its 100-horse youngster
power engine anywhere near the limit. 1
returned home yesterday.
AROUND THE CIRCUIT
PICKETT IS RIGHT.
Pitcher Charley Pickett, who was
sold to Harry Bay's Madieon, Wis.,
club last week, was given a great re
ception after his first performance last
Monday. He was presented a check
for $10 by the president of the Madi
son club, and in the evening was giv
en a reception at the Elks' club room.
The people of Madison are enthusias
tic over Pickett after uis great show
ing in his initial game and are con
gratulating themselves on his acquisi
tion. Bloomington Bulletin. '
' nnirn r niiiiii
bting unable to stand the severe Ik at.! yJ fttn I U O Willi
He won seven out of 12 games and at
tracted the attention of the scouts.
Owing to the effects of the cMmat.e he
asked for his release and it was
granted to him. He is now a free
agent, and, unless Hank Keupper re
ports, will be carried by Bloomington
as utility slab man. Bloomington Pan-tagraph.
TO SHOW SPECIAL VIEWS
'TAKEN IN ROCK ISLAND
Special moving pictures taken in
Rock Island will be shown at the Em
pire tomorrow. City officials at work,'
the fire department in action, and pu
pils at the various schools coming and
going, are among the views to be exhibited.
In buying a cough' medicine, don't be
afraid to get Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy. There is no danger from it,
tnd relief Is sure to follow. Especially
recommended for coughs, colds and
whooping cough. Sold by all drug
Couchman did not look so good yes-
AGAINST HER SON
Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 2. A moth
er and her eon will be among the score
of contestants in the annual swim
ming "marathon" of the Missouri
Canoe club on the Missouri river next
Wednesday. Mrs. Lydia Bacheller en
tered her name in the marathon yes
terday. Her son, Cary, 21 years old,
has had his entry in for several weeks.
Mrs. Bacheller never swam until eight
wsru-y. xieiwrr iooks o.uier man , yearB ag0 tak)ng iesscm3 ln Lake La
ever. nai is wrong v.-im uavenport;
They are now at the lowest mark of
the season. Bloomingtcn Pantagraph.
WANTEIl A PICH HITTER.
One of the queer stunts of the after
noon's play was the fact that three
Peoria players cracked out triples and
failed to score. Prendergast died
where he stood when Sullivan fanned;
Fountain was doubled at the plate
when Bowman fannsd and was thrown
out. at first, and Sullivan was relayed mercial-News
cut on his triple which he received
orders to stretch into a home run as
he turned third base. Peoria Herald-Transcript.
Jolla, near San Diego, Cal.
WAI.8H GEM EW 0E.
Catcher Hchall, also said to be some
outfielder, Is here. He arrived in Dan
ville Wednesday and comes from Dal
las, Texas league. He is said to be a
clever youth and is designated as a
"comer." He was given a uniform
Thursday and given a preliminary
workout at the ball field. It is stated
that he looks real well. Danville Com
Winona Lake, Ind. The Winona as
benibly lias adopted resolutions of pro
test to President Wilson and Secretary
of State Bryan against the appoint
ment of Charles J. Vopicks as minis
ter to the Balkan states.
r,w,agawiiii iiiih mm mi
THE SI PREME COt BT.
The question f which occurred first,
a putout or a score, arose in the eighth
inning end "was only settled when Vm-
1 pire Bannon appealed to the press box
IWFAIR TO PITCHER.
'TIS an unfair ruling where a man
gees into a game with every chance
in the world to lose and none to win,
yet it is asserted that Schroeder went
in against Decatur Wednesday, pitch
ed just one ball, and lost the game.
Betts had walked one with the bases
full, forcing in a ma which tied the
We Buy and Sell
Deere and. Company
Moline Plow Co.
Root &. Van Dervoort stocks
LITTEN & ROBERTS
Stocks, Bonds, Mortgages.
Peoples National Bank Building
Rock Island, III.