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THE ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1913. "
TODAY'S MARKET QUOTATIONS
Local and Forefan
Chicago and New York market fur
nished by E. V,. Wagner & Co.. mem
ber Chicago Board of Trade; grain,
provisions, stocks and cotton; private
.'- r a Alt Ananrla1 MtTltfM (' OTTO-
Dondenn on the New York Stock and 8.15; pigs, $4.007.S5; bulk,
Cotton Exchanges. Tri-cu
average. Estimated tomorrow's re
ceiptsHogs, 16,000; cattle, 2,000;
Hogs Mixed, $7.50 8.25; good,
J7.8S&8.25; rough, $7.457.75; light.
suite 209 Best Building
P. J. McCORMICK. Manager,
Wheat Open. High. Low.' Close.
Dec 4 84 83a 84A.
May Vi M H 89 A
Dec fiS" 6 677i, 6S A
May 70- 70 69'i 70 B
July 69' 70' 69 70'
Dec. .".'; 39?; 284 29i B
May 4 2 'A 433 42 43V4 B
July 42V 42i 41Ti 42B
Jan. 19.55 19.6519.50 19.65-B
May 19.75 19.S0 19 67 19. SO A
Oct 10.47 10 47 10.47 10.47 B
Jan 10.47 10.501042 10.50-B
Oct 10.47 10.50 10.47 10.50 A
Jan 10.37 10.42 10.37 10.42
Cattle Strong. Beeves, $7.15 9.70;
cows, $3.25 S.40; stockers, $6.50
7.65: Texans. $5.508.00; westerns,
$6.256 8.40; calves, $9.00010.75.
Sheep Strong, $3.00 5.00; lambs,
Close of Market.
Hogs closed steady at early prices;
5c higher than yesterday's average.
65 A'Mixcd. $7.505S.25; good, $7.85(58.25;
70Bjrough. $7.45fi7.75; light, $7.558.15.
Cattle and sheep steady.
Chicago Cash Grain.
Wheat No. 2 r, fllOS: No. 3 r,
fc&VsfJ'Jl: No. 2 bw. 44?K.; No. 3
hw,"s3ffiM; No. 4 hw, 81jfc2Vi; No. 2
SfiffjST'i; No. 3 nt. 8;firS7: No. 4
lis. 78&8U; No. 2 s. SCb?: No. 3 s,
K'.ftMJ; No. 4 s. 7i2; No. 1 vc,
MfffV5': No. 2 vc, 83AM: No. 3 vc,
MfiS3; No. 1 durum, MS2: No. 2
durum, KOfaSl: No. 3 durum, "SfiSn.
Con: -No. 2, G.VjifcTO; No. 2 w, C9'
ffiTO; No. 2 y. c:t-zf7i; No. 2. fc8?iti
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Kansas City 5,500 5,000 11,000
Omaha 3.600 2.400 5,800 1
St. Louis 7.000
St. Joseph 6.000
Sioux City 2,700
St. Paul 2,600
Market Square Sales
Oct 22, 1913.
Seven loads of corn at 73&75c.
One load of timothy hay at $16.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
No. 3 w.
S'fl r't"4 ; No.
Oats - No. 2 w,
::s'2?i r.o . No. 1
rd, 4",-fj 41 ; .
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4 y. CS'fefjW.
4-fj 41',; No.
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow.
Wheat today 1.456.0'O 764,000
Year aco 2.008.000 1,090.000
Torn today e 10.000 423.000
Year ago 274.000 164,000
Wheat opened up; closed ' to
Corn opened unchanged to '4 up;
dosed to i up.
CHICAGO LIVE STOCK.
Hogs, 22,000. Left over 6,909. Open
Meady at yesterday's close. Mixed,
$7.450i S. 20; good, $7.80Ci 8.00; rough,
$7.45'U7.70. light. $7.508.15.
Cattle 6.000. Steady.
' Sheep 25.000. Steady.
Nine O'clock Market.
Hogs 5c higher than yesterday's
Oct. 23. Following are the whole
sale quoianuus on lae local market
I today :
Sutter, Eggs and Cheese.
Eggs, fresh, dozen : 29
No. 3 . ir-Ps torage, aozen o
o 4 w I Butter, dairy, pound 27
nutter, creamery, pouna
Butter, packing stock, pound .
Parsley, hunch 3lic
Cucumbers, hot house 10c(&20c
Lettuce, pornri 12VbC
Potatoes, bushel S0c590c
Onions, hunch 5c
N'rw cabbage', Louisiana, pound... 3M;C
Onion, Texas, Bermuda and Silver
Skia, per bushel $100
Old cocks 7c
Perch 4c 7c
Halibut, fresh ICc
Pickerel, pound Sc
Catfish, pound 15c
Trout, pound 14c
Canadian Pacific 2269i
Erie . 274
Chesapeake Ohio -. 57
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 86
Baltimore & Ohio 93
Atchison... . 93
American Locomotive 31
St. Paul 101 4
Copper 74 H
Lehigh Valley 150
Republic Steel, common '. 194
II WAGNER'S REVIEW II
Closing Stock Letter.
New York, Oct. 23. The stock tone
today has certainly been heavy, al
though the trading has again tended
to become more and more profas
sional. New Haven was adversely in
fluenced by the statement made by
President Elliott at the stockholders
meeting; and London about 20,000
shares of stock all round, the selling
being apparently at least connected
with press news of lack of harmony
between the United States and Europe
in the Mexican situation. And again,
there was assertions that Chairman
Gary of the Steel corporation would
deliver a very pessimistic speech in
Chicago tomorrow. But, withal, the
market did not decline much, largely
j as we see it, because we have already
had liquidation, discounting the ad
verse news. Our view is unchanged,
that the next general awing in the
stocks is to be upward.
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York. Oct. 23. Following are
the qunlaiiuua ou taa New Tort stock
People's Gas 124
I'nlon Pacific 150
I'nited States Steel, preferred . 106
L'nited States Steel, common . . 56Vs
Rock Island, preferred 19
Rock Island, comon 13'i
Southern Pacific 86
New York Central 95
Missouri Pacific 28
Great Northern 123
Northern Pacific 107-4
Louisville &. Nashville 131
Colorado Fuel & Iron 27 V4
Drift of the Weather.
Illinois Mostly overcast tonight and
Friday; probably rain in southeast;
warmer Friday and in north tonight.
Iowa Generally fair tonight and
Friday: warmer tonight, and in east
and central Friday.
Missouri General fair tonight and
Wisconsin Generally fair tonight
and Friday; rising.
Minnesota Generally fair tonight
and Friday; warmer tonight.
North Dakota Fair and cooler Fri
day and in northwest tonight.
South Dakota Fair tonight and Fri
day; cooler Friday and in extreme
Nebraska Fair tonight and Friday;
warmer in east and central tonight.
Kansas Fair tonight and Friday;
warmer tonight and in east Friday.
Montana- Wy dining Fair tonight
Morning Grain Letter.
Chicago. Oct. 23. Wheat cables 4
to higher. Due to growing belief
that Canadian receipts will shortly
drop off. Broomhall in his early morn
ing review 3ay that European mer
chants are buying freely owing to the
cheap ocean freights, and that the de
mand is being supplied by America
and Russia. We still look for further
improvement in values.
Corn cables Vt higher. Belief gain
ing that Argentine importations are
for price effect Further evidence of
the superior quality of American corn
is coining in daily since the contro
versy started. No. 2 corn sold yester
day at December price in store against
decline a few days ago. We be
lieve that stocks of old corn here will
be materially reduced before the close
of navigation. We have nothing to add
to our previous viewB which remains
Oats give further evidence of the
enormou8 farm consumption. Chicago
cheapest market and wcuk do con
siderable better but for fear- of Cana
dian importations on market ad
vances. We believe in accumulating
Provisions 19.000 bogs in Chicago,
strong to 10c higher. Top $8.20. Pack
ers apparently working hard tor a de
cline. Buy them on soft spots.
Liverpool, Oct. 23. Wheat steady
on strength in Winnipeg, firmer Mani
toba offers, lighter Winnipeg receipts
and a growing belief here that Cana
dian receipts will shortly show a ma
terial reduction. Market became dull
with small decline due to slightly im
proved conditions in India and favor
able news from Argentine.
Corn steady on confirmed rumor of a
sale Of cargo of plate to America and
later declined on forecast of larger
Argentine shipments this week than
Estimated Argentine Shipments.
Wheat this week, 320,000; last week,
88,000; last year. 760,000. Corn this
week, 3,400,000; last week, 3,605,000;
last year, 7,489,000.
Wheat Shows Strength.
Wheat, despite weak Toreign mar
kets showed considerable - strength
yesterday. Main influences light pri
mary movement and good milling
sales, as well as report of large busi
ness in hard winter of which, however,
w-3 failed to get confirmation. We
continue to look for further upturn.
Corn The weakness in cables was
offset by good cash sales here and
strong southwest bids in territory
which in ordinary years finds its best
outlet in Chicago. Southwestern bids
fully 2c over Chicago. Our offices lo
cated in that territory advise us that
even Kansas City's high bids are not
bringing out offerings from farmers.
Another cargo of Argentine corn
worked, but at the same time sales
were made to New England, 7c per
bushel above the price said to have
been paid for this cargo. Our views
continue friendly on this cereal.
Oats It is'nov claimed farm con
sumption of oats is on an unprece
dented scale. This and heavy sales
east are the leading factors of the day
Stocks A nature. reaction took
place in the Wall street marke1. toda
which was to be expected following
such a swift advance. London was
more cheerful, discount rates were
easier and call money in New York
loaned at 3 per cent. Some talk of re
trenchment in the steel trade. We
believe all the unfavorable factors so
much discussed have been discounted
and that stocks are a safe purchase at
current quotations. It is a notable
fact that Wall street discounts events
six months ahead. Most, everybody
anticipates much improved business
conditions six months hence.
Cotton The technical situation
would indicate that cotton futures
might sell up to 14 cents then a re
actionary marker might be anticipated.
The market will have to absorb spot
sales in good volume for the next six
or eight weeks, but we do not think
the weight of this selling will have any
material effect on prices. Possibly the
13 cent flat quotation may be regis
tered again. In that event strong
purchases should be made. After the
turn of the year we are positive that
15 cent cotton will be realized. These
are long distance views of the situ
Tremendous Force Exerted
the Bottom of the Sea.
Daily United States Weather Map
v 0.0 Z9Q
UTS. Department of Agriculture.
zs i WEATHER BUREAU.
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Fair and warmer
night and Friday.
7 A MS
Obaor.sUnoi ka MS, m.. Tth Brtdl n. Air prar rrdnred to tm ee. Isobftrs (continuous lines) pas thrmirb points
of niu1 sir prtuure. Isotherm tdotled Un poas tbrourb potnta of equal lempomura; dran only for lero. freezing. SO", and 100.
O partly cloudy: O cloudy: rain; snow: report alrlne. Arrowi fly with the ind. First a irarea. lowest
temperature past 11 boors: eeooBd. predpttelloa of .01 Inch or more lor pas at hoars; third, mtrlnun wind Telocity.
The nouthern storm hich is cen
tral this morning over voulheastern
loulbiana, baa caused rain from the
Rulf coaft northward to th lake re
gion. At lialvei-ton there u i tor
rential downpour of It. 18 inches; at
New Orleans the rainfall was 196
inches, and at fc'U Louis, 1 SO Inches.
Higher pressure are now noted from
Texas northward to Missouri, accom
panies by a oharp fall in temperature
in Texas aod Oklahoma. The north,
viestern storm, the center of which
Is over Saskatchewan, has caused oc
casional lifclit precipitation in western
Canada and a decided rise in tempera
lure as far southward northwestern
Iowa. The precsure is highest oo the
oortU Atlantic and north Pacific coasts.
This distribution of air pressure will
be attended by fair and warmer weath
er in this vicinity tonight and Friday.
Rock Island 33
Kansas City 48
New Orleans 7
New York 54
Norfolk . . .
i Phoenix ..
St. Louis ..
St. Paul ..
j San Dieico
J Seattle 56
Buy a home of Reldy Bros.
For express, call William Trefi.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Independent Express Co. West 981.
Six per cent farm mortgages. Lltten
ft Roberta. People's Nations', bank
Cleaning and pressing of ladies'
dresses and gents' suits; first claas
work; give. us a trial; S005 Fifth avenue.
The Brightness He Saw.
A man who died recently in the
north of England and had been living
a dishonest life under the cloak of re
ligion, wishing to pose as a good man
to the last, said to those around him:
"All is bright before mer
"Aye," said one of those present
whom he had swindled out of s sum of
money, "an In about ten minnits
tneao'll be near enoof to see tU' bias!"
Manchester Guardian. ,
The Brighter Side.
"Well." chuckled the optimistic fall-
ore, "I've got one satisfaction."
"And what's thnt?' ssked the sym
"If I bad succeeded I should prob
ably have made a nuisance of myself
telling people bat I was a self made
man." Detroit Free Press.
Washington, D. C. . 6 34 .00
Winnipeg 40 2S .04
Yellowstone Fark . 52 32 .00
Hood. High. Chng,
St. Taul 14 3.4 0.0
Red Wing 14 3.8 0.0
i Reed's Landing ... 12 4.0 0.0
La Crosse 12 3 6 0.1
Lansing 18 4.3 xO.l
Prairie du Chien .. 18 4.1 xO.l
Dubuque 18 4.8 xO.l
Le Claire 10 1.9 0.0
Rock Island 15 3.6 O.t
Bacon They say Dauber does some
wonderful work. Egbert Tes. I up
derstand be painted some bananas
green, and in a month they all turned
Do one tblng at a firae, and the big
things first. LI rifoln.
. From ordinary consideration! it
would seem that there is no limit to
the depths to which a diver or a sub
marine bout might go. Such, how
ever, is not the case. What prevents
diving to great depths is the enormous
ly increasing pressure of water. No
diver without a shit can go over 150
feet because the pressure on the body '
Is tlien about Ave tons to the square
foot on his body. Eardrums would be
staved in. and other fearful difficulties
To remedy this the diving suit was
invented, but there Is a limit, also to
Its depth. At a depth of one mile the
pressure due to the water alone is 165
tons to the square foot Even if a div
ing suit was devised to withstand this
enoraous pressure trouble would be
found In getting a pipe line that long
and withstanding the Dressure that
would not break of its own weight.
In the case of a submarine boat it
Is slightly different Here only the
strength of the boat is the necessary
thing. Bnt to be strong the walls have
to be thickened, and this adds to the
weight consequently adding to the
load to be pulled through the water,
and so at last the limit of the engine
propelling the boat is reached. If a
larger engine Is procured it Itself
weighs more, larger quarters are need
ed for it. etc. So there Is a well de
fined limit to a marine boat's diving.
Let us take the extreme depth of the
sea so far found, that of five miles, and
find the pressure to the square foot on
the bottom. As water Is comparative
ly Incompressible, a cubic foot of It
weighs practically the same on the
surface as at the bottom of the sea.
In the case of fresh water this is sixty
two and a half pounds. Salt water
weighs slightly more. So all one has
to do to find the pressure due to the
water ot any depth Is to multiply the
depth in feet by sixty-two and a half,
snd the answer is apparent at once in
At a depth of five miles, the number
of feet being 20,400. we have that num
bur of cubic feet to multiply by sixty
two and a half. The answer is l.CoO,
000 pounds, or 825 tons, to the square
foot pressure. No know.n hollow ves
sel can withstand thi3.
While on the subject of increasing
water pressure a number of interesting
observations can. be made in connec
tion with air compressibility. Air is
very compressible, the volume decreas
ing as the pressure increases. If a bot
tle is tightly corked it will contain air
at ordinary pressure of fifteen pounds
to the square inch, and that is the
pressure it exerts. Then tie a weight
to the bottle and let it down in .the sea
by means of a string. On bringing it
to the top again It will be found that
the stopper has been forced into the
bottle liy the water pressure. If the
bottle is filled with water and stop
pered and let down no such thing takes
place, showing that water is not com
pressible to any great extent.
If by auy means some nir could be
placed at the bottom of a sea five miles
deep it would not rise to the top, for it
would be denser that is, would weigh
more to the cubic foot than water
and the water would have to float on
the air; hence no man knows if the
bottom of our seas is wet or not.
There is only one thing that would
prevent, the air from becoming this
dense, and that is if it was cold enough
it would liquefy. However, It is al
most impossible 4s, in fact, impossible
for anything at the bottom of the sea
to be colder tlan 4 degrees C. for if it
got colder tiie water around it would
become coldor and larger and conse
quently lighter and rise, and its) place
would be taken by 4 decree water,
which would bring the object to that
temperature. So we have no argument
against the suggestion, for the temper
ature at or below which air liquefies is
between 100 and 200 degrees below
Some people seem, to think that a
stone thrown into the sea can sinic
only to a certain depth aod is there
held suspended on account of the pres
sure of water. A body immersed In
fluid is buoyed up only by the weight
of the fluid displaced. We have foend
that water is practically Incompress
ible, so if the stone disp'.nces a cubir
foot of water that water weighs the
same, or practicaly so. at the top or
st the bottom of the sea. So the stone
would be buoyeJ up only by that con
etnnt force and won!d be carried down
by Its weight Thus the difference lit
the forces would beilways downward,
and the stone would sink to the hot
Tn fact. If the stone Is at all com
pressible the tendency is for it to gel.
heavier per unit volume as it goes
down, for we have the same weight
in a smaller vpace. It will lc remem bered
that th'.H Is what happens to the
air if we take it in a mbber bag under
the surface of the sea. The volume
gets less and less, consequently weigh
lng mine arj more per unit volumo
and displacing less and less water and
being "buoyed up less and less until at
Inst a place Is reached where the air
weighs more volume for volume than
does the water snd It will not rise.
Lawrence Hodges la Chicago Record-Herald.
in i isnrrsnirrrwi 1 1 i im ! mh m m n i
YOU'LL OPEN YOUR.
EYE-S GOOD AND
WIDE TOO WHEN
YOU TASTE MATH'S
fjOOD-5, I'CE CREAM
COME INTO OUR -STORE AND SEE OUR
FINE THINGS To EAT. YOU'LL OPEN YOUR
EYES AT THE SIGHT OF THEM AND WHEN
YOU SEE THE FINE THINGS YOU CAN GET
FOR A SMALL SUM YOU'LL OPEN THEM WID
ER. WE. KNOW WHAT THE PEOPLE OF THIS
CITY LIKE AND WE KEEP A FRESH SUPPLY
ATWAYS COMING FROM OUR OVENS.
WE SUPPLY PARTIES
CAKES BAKED TO ORDER.
AND LUNCH ONS.
OUR HOT DINNERS AND
THE TALK OF THE CITY.
1712 2d Av.
519 17th St.
1712 2d Av.
519 17th St.
William B. Craig, under indictment on
a charge of murdering Dr. Helene
Knabe at Indianapolis the night of
Oct. 23. 1911, will begin here before
Judge Blair Nov. 2S. A change of
venue from Indianapolis was obtained.
Paris J. Pierpont Morgan called at
the French foreign office, accompanied
by Myron T. Herrick, American am
bassador to France, and thanked the
f' reign minister for the military hon
ors shown the late J. P. Morgan's body.
Cleveland The arrest of William
Levy on a charge of smuggling watch
A slight rising tendency in the Mis
sissippi will prevaU from below Du
buque to Muscatine.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
ROCK ISLAND PAVING
TO YIELD 6
LITTEN & R0BERTS
Stocks. Bonds. Mortgages.
Peoples National Bank Building
Rock Island. DL
cases and works and watches into the
l'nited States from Canada is believed
by customs officials here to reveal the
operations of a large band of jewelry
smugglers. Levy was held for hearing
under $5,000 bond. '
Naples1 The Inike of Abruzzl. com
mander of the Italian navy, with the
battleship Repina Klana as his flag
ship, lias been intrusted with the duty
ot receiving the An-.Tican squadron
which will arrive in Italian waters
about the middle of November.
All the news all the time The Argus.
THE WAGE EARNER
"Wealth can only be ac
cumulated by the Earnings
of Industry and the Savings
of Frugality." John Tyler.
THIS CONSERVATIVE BANK
is within reach of every man and at his service.
The wage earner will find that by steadily saving a
part of his income with the assistance we give and "the
4V4 interest we pay he will have money when he needs
We invite him to open an account.
Make Our Bank Your Bank
H. E. CASTEEL. President. M. S. HEAGY, Vice Pres. II. U. Simmon, Cash,
Southwest corner Second avenue and Eighteenth street, i
WIRE SPARKS. "
Washington More than one-fifth of
! the men who served in the army and
! navy of the United States during the
civil war were still on the govern
ment's pension roll at the beginning of
the present fiscal year.
Pan a, HI. The Bituminous Ccal
Washer company of Chicago sold its
plant a. the Springside mine to the
Smith-Lohr Coal Mining company for
$32,000.' The plant was erected at a
cost of $52,000 two years ago. .
Shelby vllie, Ind The trial of Dr.
PUBLIC SALE-FARM anil CROPS
Friday, Oct. 24 at 2 p. m.
I will sell to the higheEt bid fcr on the premises near Joe Smith's,
four miles east of Cordova. 111., 120 acres of level, rich black -laud
in Rock Island county, in sections 26 end 27, together with the crops
of corn or;'l rye in the frM. T'TmH eaty.
C. J. ijl.'CHANAN. Owner.
JOE SMITH, Clerk; . ... '.
Why Not Wire Your House
and be up-to-date like your neighbors. Telephone West 13K8 anfi
we will tell you what It w.".l cost to Install the electrical wiring it
your residence. Do not let your wiring contract until yo : have seen
We guarantee our electrical wiring to be absolutely fireproof.
Illinois Contracting Electrical Co.
308 Twentieth Street. Rock Island, lit.
MARTIN McNEAlY, Mgr.