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THURSDAYTOE ROCIC BLAND ARGUS APRIL 22, 1920.
' it ... - a-j r ., Is , ,.. , -. f.; ; e" CUefo, Asm nn-nwwi' -tMtaji.s4Iaeavaa.te weakness pvwtartMd 4te .com market to 4krW weekBese was, MerTbed ' tatretfa twrti ta the values of entities in ; Wait street On the downturns In the price of corn. however, strong conrmiamioa nouses turned to the barms side, and ral- Urn toe market to yesterday's final '. teveV end In mne 'cases well , fcTjrre. Then new setbacks qnrckiy mi. The opening, which ranged -tm-c to fic lower, with May.ti.s2 to 11.86. and inly (lM.(o1U7, Jwere followed by extremely rapid fluctnations, bat In no Instance mmmmr hid uuimm niuou iisttrn, .. , Otvta paralleled the action of corn. .After opening unchanged to Hic lower, Including July at Kc lfi itc, the market acored a decid ed recorery and then descended again. Provisions like cereals gave way under increased selling, pressure in sympathy with grain and .', hogs. lierd touched the lowest prices yet this 'season. . v Chicago, April 23. Reports of an' excellent seaboard demand for wheat and rye " helped later to steady corn prices somewhat, and Wjkewise ,did midway upturns lnj the New , York stock market. (torn nevertheless closed nervous, X&tt lower to lc advance, with My 1.66tt to 1.65 and July 1.58 to 1.59. I Chicago Cash Grain. 'Chicago, April 22. Corn: No. 2 yellow,' 1.711.72; No. 3 yellow, VW1.72; No. 4 yellow. 1.65 V4 V8A4; No. 3 white, 1.68 1.71; No. 4 white, 1.65 ft 1.68; sample grade, 140. Oats: No. 2 white, 1.01 1.0214; No. 3 White, 1.001.02; No. 4 white, 1.004." l , "RyiB, not quoted.- Barley, JL53 Lt?."-' Timothy seed, not Quoted. Clever seed, not quoted. Pork, nominal. Lard, 18.76. Ribs, 17.S5 18.00. . Kansas City Cash Grain. Kansas City, Mo April 22. Cash Wheat: unchanged; No. 1 hard, 2.85 2.95; No. t hard, 2.90; No. 1 red, S22.84; No. 2 red, 2.802.81. CdTn: Down 2c to 4c. No. 2 mixed. 1.65; No. 2 white, 1.66; No. 2 yellow, 1.6S1.70. Oats: 5c lower than previous alesi No. 2 white, 1.03 1.04: No. mlxed, 1.001.01. -' - - a Chicago Livestock. Chicago, April 22. Cattle, re eetpta latOOO; early beef steer trade Umfiedfewealeo. weak to uneven ly kserj demand seriously cnrtail edby abortaganofjetock and refrig erator car4or- ouQxuind movement of liveetock and meat prodncts; account of demoraMaot trade eon dlUone.ecoiM aMnmeots'to Chicago ' ordered stooped A transit; she- stock weak to unevenly lower; ' bolls steady to 25c higher; calves ; 500 tower; Vealers mostly 14.00 14.90; feeder outlet narrow. Hogs, receipts 41.000; slow; 60c UF- 60c lower; top 16.40; bulk. 14.35 10.00; pigs 60c higher; mostly I4.V016.75. Sheep, receipts '10,000; slow; bouiaAteady; choice wooled lambs mfreome-held-hlghw. 1 1 Totedo-Seed. ,VojMvto, April 2& Clover aesfc prtne, cash $280; April, (3850; October, 123.50; December, 'Alstke; prime, cash $30.00; April, 930-00. Timothy: prime, cash . (1917) J5; cash (1918) $55; cash U919) $5.50; April $5.60; May 95.40.; September, o6; October $5 A5; Bee ember $5.65. , ( Liberty Bonds. I New York, April 22. Final prices today were: 3s, 93.40; first 4s, 85.20; second 4s, 85.20; first 4s, 85.40; second 4Hs, 86.00; third 4s, 91.00; fourth 4fcs, 86.00; Victory 2s, 96.30; Victory 4s, 96.80. The Day in Sentenced Under Mann Actr 1 Branding him a "scoundrel,'' Fed eral Judge Martin J. Wade today sentenced Max- Suess, Detroit, to the federal prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kah.;' for a term of three years. Suess pleaded guilty to a charge of violating the Mann act After entering a plea of guilty Tuesday, Suess changed his mind yesterday morning and withdrew the plea. Later in the day, when plans were being laid to impanel a jury and place him on trial, he withdrew the pea of "not guilty" pjifl threw himself upon the mercy of the court. ? Suess was arrested in Detroit in January on a charge of enticing a ; 15-year old Davenport girl to Chl- caxct, where they lived as man and wife for more than a year. Suess ' had a wife and two children living In Chicago at that time. He claim ed he was under the impression that his wife had obtained a di vorce. He said his intentions were to' marry the girl as soon as the laws of Illinois woum permit. , , , , . V Citf Cost.tJWjOOOk-CiUsens of Davenport para approxuniiy ; $710,000 to run the city during the - flfcal ."year , ending March 31, ac " ntrdine to reoort of City Treasurer K Charles Robeson who will file the r document' tonight with the cay council. Against this is chalked up a total of $778,531. collected during ' the same period. Collections include tax levies, li cense fees and cash paid the city for delivery of dirt, etc., over the -' period from April 1, 1919 to March 11, 1920. inclusive. i T Secretary ReslfiRr-C. S. 3urus, industrial secretary of the assaaassssaBassssssassBaani Ciicao Futures. April iX' 1120.? Omo. Hlah. Low. dose May Hi 1W July .....LW l.M4L5 1.68 Sept .....M US M 1-W ftstS ,. -. f i -" .: . J- : Mqr ...'ii - '.95 AS J4 July ... wJ3 ' 42. .84 Fat May ..... 35.M 3S.40 84.S0 35.35 Jaly W16. M.OO 36.40 Lard May 18.95 19.17 18.90 July .I.19.T0 19.97 19.65 19.05 19.80 Ribs- May ...... 17.80 17.85 17.77 17.S2 July 18J0 1S.70 11S0 1&S7 April 22. 1920. BUTTER Creamery extras ..64 64s Standards ........... 64 C4i Firsts ..i 67 63 Seconds : . .47 50 EGGS Ordinaries Firsts CHEESES Twins Young Americas ..38 ..4142 ..2T ..30HO- Chicago- Produce. Fowls. 35 Ducks ...-.38 & Geese ....22 Springs 36 Turkeys 35 POTATOES POTATOES Receipts 12 cars Wisconsin-Minnesota 7.007.25 Weather Forecast Illinois: Generally fair, tonight and Friday, probably preceded by thunder storms in extreme north portion this afternoon or tonight; cooler. Missouri: Fair tonight and Fri day: colder tonight and in east portion Friday; probably light frost tonight in west and central por tions. Wisconsin: V, Showers and prob ably thnnder storms this afternoon and tonight; colder fh west portion tonight; Friday partly cloudy with colder in south portion; fresh to strong shifting winds. Iowa: Unsettled and colder to night; probably rain in north por tion: Friday fair; colder m ex treme portion; strong shifting winds. Potatoes. Chicago, April ' 22. Potatoes, weak: receipts 16 cars; Northern Round White, sacked and balk 7.00 7.25 per hundred weight; mixed Red and White and Wisconsin BOas Triumphs 6.90 per hundred weight. Peoria Livestock. Peoria. 111., April 22. Hog re ceipts, 1,000; opened steady at yes terdays late advance; break 60c early; close 60c60c lower; ac tive at declines; early top price, ML25; lights, K.5016.25; medi tnns, TSJ616.2S; beavies, 14.25 15.50. Cattra receipts, 100; carves er ratic; sharply lower; decline of 1.0001.50 under early market yes terday; other cattle steady at re cent declines. Kansas City Livestock. Kansas City, Mo., April 22 Hogs: receipts, 4,000; lower; top price $15.00; balk, light and med iums, J14.5015.00; heavies, $13.50 14.00. Cattle: receipts 2,800; steady; beef steers weak to 25c lower; best unsold bulk, S12.0012.50; handy weights and ' yearlings, about steady; fat she-stock and steers un steady; good choice veal calves. 114.25 15.00. -- Sheep: receipts, 6,000; clipped lambs' mostly 25c higher; best clipped lambs, SIS. 50; , wooled lambs, weak with no choice offer ings. St. Louis Cash Grain. St Louis, Mo, April 22. Wheat, not quoted. Corn: No. 4, 1.73; No. 3 yellow, 1.75. Oats: No. 3 white, 1.09. , Oats: No. 3 white, 1.09. Davenport Davenport T. M. C. A. for the past year has resigned, effective May 1. He is contemplating re-entering the ministry. No successor has been selected by the association, or the general committee in charge of the work. There is a possibility of the In dustrial prograb of the association being revised or discontinued. Mr. Burns came to Davenport from Detroit, Mich., a year ago He was engaged In industrial work in Detroit and prior to that was an association secretary stationed at the Great Lakes naval training sta tion. . .. T. X. C Ai Asks ISQJIOOr-Plans for a two-day camDaira to raise $20,000 for the annnal budget of tne uavenport x. M. c. A. were out- lined at a meeting of the finance committee today. The drive will be staged on May 25 and May 26. The association's budget for the year beginning May 1, is $47,332, an increase of 18 per cent over the budget of 1919-1930. This in crease is due, officials say. not to expansion of activities, but to the increased cost of operation. Bills for water, fuel and light, are con servatively estimated at $5,000 this year as compared with $4,400 last year. Salaries have also increased. The budget for the fiscal year end ing April 30, 1920, was $32,000. Death Record. A two weeks' ill ness was ended in the death of Mrs. Anna Huffmire at 11:15 o'clock Tuesday evening, when she suc cumbed at her home, 719H vest Second street The death of Heinrich Ackerman occurred at his home, 1515 West Tenth ' street Tuesday at 11:30 o'clock. ., SIMS EFFECT STEEL TOLE 0F2 1-4 POINTS New York. April 21 With the progress of today's session of the stock market its professional char acter became more- obvious. Short directed their attack largely against United States 'Steel. Which was of fered in round amounts down to 96, a loss of .2 points. General Motors forfeited its partial .recov ery and other leadexa of yester day's reaction established lower records. The decline was orderly. in contrast to yesterday's excited dealings, but . little support was manifested except at marked con cessions. Pressure relaxed appre ciably before noon, as call money opened at 7 per cent. Sales up to that time approximated 1,000,000 shares. The closing was firm. . American Beet Sugar 97 American Can 42 American Car & Foundry ...136 American Locomotive ...... 98 American Smelting & Renn... 63H American T. & T. 95 Anaconda Copper 57 Atchison .' 79 Baldwin Locomotive 118 Baltimore & Ohio 30 Bethlehem Steel "B" 90 Central Leather 78 Chesapeake & Ohio 52 Chicago, Mil. & St. Paul. . . . . : 33 Corn Products ...100 Ciucible Steel 241 General Motors .....295 Great Northern Ore Crtfs. ... 36 Goodrich Co 63 Int. Mer. Marine prfd 88 International Paper 77 Kennecott Copper . 29 Mexican Petroleum.. 17o - New York Central 69 Norfolk & Western 91 Northern Pacific 75 Ohio- Cities Gas 40 Pennsylvania 40 Reading 78 'n Republic Iron & Steel 100 Sinclair Consol. Oil 35 Southern Pacific 95 Southern Railway 20 Studebaker Corporation 109 Texas Co. (new) 46 ' Tobacco Products .1 67 Union Pacific 118 United States Rubber 102 United States Steel 98 Utah Copper 71 Westingbouse Electric vtfi Willys Overland 21 Illinois Central 87 CRUP. 31 Standard Oil prtd Money and Exchange. New York. April 22. Mercantile paper, 67; exchange, weak; sterling: demand, 3.88; cables, 3.89; francs: demand, 16.52; ca bles, 16.50; Belgian francs, de mand, 15.52; cables, 15.50; guild ers, demand. 36; cables, 36; lire: demand, 22.62; cables, 22.60; marks: demand, 1.61; cables, 1.62. Government bonds, weak; rail road bonds, heavy. Time loans, strong; 60 days, 90 days and six months, 8. Call money, steady: high, 7; low, 7; ruling rate, 7; closing bid, 7; offered at 7; last loan, 7; bank ac ceptances, 6. Local Stocks and Bonds ansa C SOS Bator Mdc. !aaa B. I. MU.) . Bid. Aaclo American OU. 7.. 100 1M Armour, pfd. 94 95 Antfo American Oil. 7.. 100 100 AU-Amencan Track 6 7 American Woolen, 7 pid. 103 10214 Bay State Oil 60 .60 Common Wealtlt OU 10 12 Davenport Bock IalanrtOU.. -90 1.00 Deen Co. pid. ........ 99 99 Deem A Co com......... 77 78 Etrtn Motor 9V4 10 BaWsan OoOee, 7 pfd... 100 100 WIDOW WU 0 49 Illinois Befioinc 13 15 Ooodjcar Tire. pid. ....... 9 100 Globe OU 65 75 J. X. Cam Plow. 7 pW 97 08 Kawfteld Oil 28 31 Lee Broom, t atd. 100 100 Locky Oil A Bef .. 20 25 Laeky 13 OU A Gm SO 25 Moline Plow Co.. pfd . 92 93 Metro. 5 to 60c etonss. com. Metro. 5 to 50c stores, pfd.. Molina Plow, com. National Oil 50 55 80 85 65 ei 2.80 2.65 95 96 Packard Motor, let, pid... Piiniwmiro OU A Gas.... Perpatoal Boyattiee Perfection Tire SO 1.00 A 76 S 103 9-114 9 2614 50 44 118 35 so 7Zi 26 . 64 63 99 85 3114 Proctor Gamble. 6Z. nfd. 102 Quaker Oata. pfd. 93 Kepuolie ou Bef 8 Beo Motor . 26 Boot a Van Derroort .. 49 BepnMic Track 43 Bean Uoabock. Did . 116 Smefalr OU 34 IVx-lA-Homa OU. pfd..... 18 Tri-City Br. a U. pfd... 70 United lit. A By. com..... 24 TJmted 14 A Ry. pfd. 63 United Lt. A By, pfd..... 61 Velie Motor. 7 pfd..... 8 WiUye Overland, pid. .. 84 WUlya Overland, com.. ... 21 Silver. New York, April 22. Bar silver, i.ib; Mexican dollars, .88 "4 I "CAPW STUBBS. - HE CERTAINLY DOES! BY EDWINA. ' JCI- "Lj ll CArSTU88S SED t UJUZ. TH T II JEJTWWWl ,fhEMl " -eel eciitl'i 1 Y y IrwriesT cwlWevch smv (sce WSTlrWjg 4- , ( gotta -lie yJj -7 He But. VJK HNKk Z V""V - ' - 1 V A?fohr. 11 ' j '" r r - ' - ' - . - S . ' - '. . Y:Sa ' ' " - n " H J . . - '" ,- - ' ' - Moline and SOU OF MAYOR IN FIGHT WITH AUTO THIEVES Warren Skinner Attacks Three Bandits Who Attempt to Loot -. Garage at His Heart. A lively skirmish between three bandits and Warren Skinner, son of Mayor C P. Skinner, was staged Wednesday night at tne Skinner home; 1217 Eleventh avenue. The men were attempting to steal the automobile or tools from the Skin ner garage, it is thought Mr. Skin ner emptied his revolver in shoot ing at the robbers. Later he broke the handle of the gnn over ine neaa of one of the men. It is not known w bather any of the men were hit. The fight occurred shortly after 12 o'clock. Mr. Skinner was pre paring to retire when his attention was attracted ny tne presence 01 ; three men m me garage, rmvicn 1 had been noticed in the neighbor- j hood of the Skinner home and the Cady home nearby earlier In the I evening but had been frightened away by the police. " j A maid notified warren SKinnen of the second call, and seizing his gun he started for the garage. The men were leaving as he approach ed. The men jumped into their own automobile nearby and started away, young Skinner following and emptying ' his gun at the automo bile. The car went west on Twelfth street where it stalled and the real fight began, during which Skinner broke his gun over the head of one of the bandits. During the struggle two of the men drove away in the car. The third man succeeded in breaking away from the mayor's son and ran down Twelfth street, finally eluding his pursuer. Warren Skinner came out of the struggle with minor bruises. Mayor Skinner was out of the city. EDGAR OWENS GETS GALLING Roekford Society Woman Reads Moline Communist Lecture in Court Room. Edgar Owens of Moline, national secretary of the communist party, was given a severe public lecture yesterday in Roekford, where he was called to testily tor tne ae- fense in the communists on trial in the circuit court. After adjourn - ment of court for the day; 'accord"- ing to a Roekford dispatch, Owens was approached by Mrs. Murray Carpenter, a Roekford society lead er. "You ought to be ashamed of yourself," she said, standing in front of him; "you, the grandson of a Civil war veteran, plotting to overthrow the government your grandfather fought to preserve. Some one ought to take you in hand and put a little sense in your head." Owens, who is under indictment In Chicago, will face trial with Wil liam Bross Lloyd and 36 other mem bers of the party there on May 10. MATHERVILLE Dave Thompson was taken to a tri-city hospital the first of the week to undergo an operation. Not many votes were cast at the election Tuesday. Dave Hagman will go to EUis ville Monday, where he will work as an engineer at a coal mine. A Rebekah lodge is soon to be organized here. Miss Edna Ranson has returned to Alexis after a visit at the Chris ty Bell home. Glen Brownlee of East Moline visited here Wednesday night. Mrs. Anna Hebblen was a Cable visitor Wednesday. The stockholders of the coopera tive store held a meeting Saturday evening and picked a board of di rectors. A number of the miners who have been employed at the AJden mine have gone to Ellisville to work. Mrs. .William Kennedy and two sons were East Moline visitors over Sunday. Mrs. C. O. Griffin, of Rock Island spent Friday with Mrs. Herman Zude. The ladies' aid society held a bazar at the church Thursday. Mrs. Olof Toung and two chil dren are visiting in Wisconsin; - East Moline SEVERELY HURT VIIEtl RUN OVER BY STREET CAR Moline Han Loses Both Arms When Third Avenue Car Strikes Him While Lying on Track. James Johnson, residing at . 1801 Twelfth avenue, Moline, is in a crit ical condition at the Moline city hospital today as the result of in juries suffered when he was run over by a Third avenue street car near Ninth street about 11 o'clock Wednesday night. Johnson suffer ed the loss of both arms,- a severe scalp wound and shock from the accident Dr. J. W. Seids, the at tending physician, said today his recovery was uncertain. Johnson was thrown to the pave ment from a one-horse buggy com ing, from Rock Island, according to w iium, i u t.. w 00 uUu- son, and William Trottnow, 1611 Third avenue, Moline, who were with Johnson in the buggy prior to the accident, According to the statement of mui" uncC urcu tm. o maulers uuggy 10 nuct isiauu earlier in the evening and pur chased a large quantity of whisky. They drank the liquor on the re turn trip to Moline, and were all thoroughly drunk when they ar rived at the Summers home. Both Trottnow and Summers got out of the buggy in front of the Sum mers home. The horse then start ed to run away, going down Eigh teenth street toward the barn. Summers, in attempting to stop the runaway, was hurled to the pave ment unconscious. As the buggy approached Ninth street Johnson was thrown onto the car tracks. The motorman on the Third ave nue car who ran over Johnson says he did not see the man lying on the track until the car was only a few feet away and he was unable to stop. WOMAN ATTACKED BY MASKED MAN; WARNING ISSUED As the result of several criminal assaults made upon women resid ing in the southeast part of Moline, Chief Ben De Jaeger today issued a warning to all Moline women to be on guard against attacks by a dan gerous man described as wearing a mask or goggles and carrying a club who seeks to criminally as sault women in their horaes during the day, The man so described has already entered a entered a number of I homes although it is Jiot believed the has so far been successful in jany of attacks. In one home near j Eleventh avenue , and .Forty-first - street he was frightened away. In another the woman fought him and finally succeeded in warding off his assaults. Chief DeJaeger urged that women be extremely watch ful of strange men who approach their homes. THREE HURT IN AUTO COLLISION Four women and two men nar rowly escaped death and three of the women were injured in a col lision which occurred on Fifth ave nue and Thirty-eighth street, Mo line, at 5:30 p. m., Wednesday. The automobiles were driven by J. G. Crasser of Rock Island and Mrs. Gladys Bessee, 405 Thirty-eighth street, Moline. One of the autos was wrecked and the other badly damaged. The three women injured were Mrs. Grant Bessee, Mrs. William Sunderland, 411 Thirty-eighth street, and Mrs. Roy Rosen burg of Silvis. Mrs. Bessee was turning into Thirty-eighth street .from the west and Crasser was approaching from the east when the cars col lided. Mrs. Bessee claims she had given the proper signal and that Crasser was driving 25 miles an hour: The injured women are un der the care of Dr. J. W. Seids, Peoria Grain. Peoria, 111., April 22. Corn: No. 3 yellow, 1.60; No. 4 mixed, 1.63. Oata: No. 2 white, 1.04; No. 4 white, 1.01V4. New York Sugar. New York, April 22. Raw sugar, steady; centrifugal, 19.56; refined, firm; fine granulated, 17.5023.00. Boys as a whole have yielded larger profits than any other class of inventions. TODAY IN ALEDO SALE TODAY FOR FARMERS CAUGHT, IN FLOOD WATER Indications this morning pointed to. large, attendance at the combi nation sale to be held in New Boa ton by the .victims of the flooded Mississippi of that district County Farm Advisor P. S. Richey and his assistant, Clyde L. Dexter, predict ed the largest sale of its kind ever held in that part of Mercer county. A number of thorouehbread , ani- mals and " a quantity of modern . XK1MA. V. farm implements have been listed and were put on sale this afternoon at 1 o'clock. The services of two Aledo auctioneers were given to the sale gratis. -. Colonel E. W. Wagner and Colonel. B. Boulting house are the auctioneers. Mercer County Records Pnaak T Cm oil s PlotMrni. , Gates an(J 0mar tot.7 block 20, of the original town now village of Joy, $1,300. Edna Fausett and James Fan sett, her husband, to Clyde Tweed, west one-half of lot 7, block 2, in the old town plat of the city of New Boston, $650. - J. Ward ' Bloomer and wife to; Walter W. Armstrong, lots 4 and 5, u u an(1 family motored in block 5 in i the original town now t0 Aiedo for a short drive Satur the city of keithsburg. ! day evening ( r, J; ?t"ffl,eboam fn? lo o i CUi'r Close is passing around the B. Hill, lots 1, 2, 3, 45, 6. 7 . 8, 9, 1 ti,,i 10. 11, 12, 13 14 15 and 16 plat of Boulevard ' block 13, in city of Kiethsburg, $1,500. Kate O. Lindsey and H. E. Linds sey, her husband, to Roy E. Shaver, lot 1, block 9,; of original town of North Henderson, $1,000. F. C. Dixon to William Landers, lot" 10, block 5, Turner's addition to city of New Boston. Charles S. Tary and wife to Cassius C. Chafa, lot 6. block 11, in Ender & Stockton's addition to city of Kiethsburg, $1,000. Fletcher Rader and wife to J. S. Rader and wife, the west V2 of the S. W. 14 of section 11, twp. 14, north range 4. , Richard H. Hogan and wife to Harriet Stevenson, the east one third of lot 6, 'in block 68, in the original town now the city of Aledo, $3,500. Milton W. Reynolds and wife to Julit Muhlenburg, lots 7 and 8, in block 1, in Holme's addition to the village of Joy, $1,300. Robert J. Henry and wife to Peter A. M. Anderson, the west M of the S. W. 4 of section 12, in twp. 15, north ranee 3, $17,000. Margaret Chapin to Charles Kin sey and wife, lot 12, block 22, in Kieth's third addition to the orig inal town, now the city of Kieths burg, $00 Charles Kinsey and wife to Alice Curry, lot 12, block 2, in Kieth's third addition to the original town, now the city of Kiethsburg, $900. John Harris and wife to Ed White, lots 5 and 6, in block 4, in Sherrard's first addition to the vil- lage of Sherrard, $150. O. H. Lloyd and wife to J. A. Johnson, the west one-half of out lot 4, on the south side of Wash ington street and the west one-half of lot 7 in Kieth's first addition, all in block 19 in the original town, now the city of Kiethsburg, $250. Emoranda Mosier and C. E. Mos ier, her husband, to Robert W. Wil lets, lots 1. 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 in block 4, N. E. addition to the village of Joy, $1,500. William E. Nesbitt and wife to G. A. Gustafson, the south one-half of the N. W. i of block 5 in Braucht's addition to the original town now the city of Aledo, $400. - Edith M. Wilson to Victor P. Terrey, lots 5 and 6 in block 1 in Eaton's first addition to the town now the village of Viola, $2,775. Charles C. Russell and wife to Omer C. Deeds, lot 8 and the south 20 feet off lot 7 in block 1 in the subdivision of out lots 1,'2, 3, 4,5, 6, 7, and 9, Holme's addition to the village of Joy. Charles Bloomer and wife tto Omer C. Deeds, lot 12; in block 3, in Bloomer's addition to the village of Joy, $1,200. Adminifttrator'a Notice. Etate of Herbert F. Averr. deceased. The undersigned havin been appointed administratrix of the estate of Herbert F. Avery, late of the county of Rook Island, state of Illinois, deceased, hereby sires notice that nhe will appear before the Hon. Frank 3. Landee. judge of the pro bate conn of Rock Island county, at the probate court room, in the city of Rock Island, at the June term, on the first Mon day in June. next, at which time all per sons having claims apainst said estate am uiotifted and requested to attend for the purpose 01 naving tne same adjusted. - AU perrons indebted to said estate aye requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned. . Da,td J4,h day Edna's1' avert1920' Administratrix, (walker a Sweeney. Attorneys. AND MERCER COUNTY THE ARGUS TWO COUPLES COME TO ALEDO TO MARRY - Lemuel Miller of Moline and Edith Culver of Seaton and George Harris, ' who works in the . coal mines of Preemption, and Mary j Ethel Jones, living in the same vil- lage. have taken out marriage li censes. Justice of Peace W. LV Emmer son united the latter in marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jones, the parents of the bride, were the only attendants at the ceremony. BURGESS A number of this locality are in Aledo today attending the . sheep meeting which was called by the county advisor. . S. 0. Morrow recently purchased a new Samson tractor for use on him farm. He is also driving a new Buick six. Galloway and Brown of Aledo were in this locality last week shearing sheep. Miss vera Morgan was a shopper aiio Kamrdav aftsrnnnn fine baby boy at the Close home last Wednesday. Roy Taylor and daughters were shoppers in Aledo Saturday. Mrs. Anna Whan and son Law rence of Aledo were callers in Burgess Saturday. . W. N. Hunter returned home the last of the week from a visit in Chicago. Another case of scarlet fever is reported in this vicinity. John Mc Keague. who makes his home at the home of his sister, Mrs. Frank Pease, is reported quite sick with the disease. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Pearson and daughter, Maxine, were shoppers in Aledo Thursday. The regular - monthly meeting of the ladies' aid was held Thursday at the home of Mrs. Albert Moberg. About twenty-five ladies were pres ent. Mrs. J. S. Bower of Aledo visited last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Morford. Rev. Agnes and Mrs. W. A. Mc Laughlin returned home Wednes day evening from ; Rock Island, where they had been for two days attending the annual Presbytery gathering. With the coming of spring the Burgess community recently 1 wke up to the need of oiled roads, and through the strenuous efforts and the calling of several meetings, more than enough money has been raised to oil many miles of roads in this locality. There will be oil from Burgess, ' west, connecting with, the M. A. M. trail west of Sunbeam; also a cross country oil ed road to Aledo. Oil will also be connected with the Viola and Alexis roads, so there will hardly be a place one cannot get to on the oil which will be put on the roads this summer some time. R. D. Smilie, our new road commissioner, has already gotten the big tractor out, and will prob ably soon commence getting these roads ready for the oil, as there is certainly a lot of work to do on them before oil can be applied. Little Martha Peterson of Aledo visited the week end at the Roy Taylor home. J. B. Murford and wife, L. V. Brown and Mrs. Orissa Walters were business calers in Aledo Sat urday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred McLaughlin i were shoppers in Aledo Saturday. The wire for the telephone com-, pany has arrived and the company is planning on moving the ex-! change this week to their residence which was recently bought. - Mrs. ; Fred Bilderbeck will then have ' charge of the board, having recent ly contracted with the management for the work. Mrs. Bilderbeck has had much experience as an opera tor and will have the same good service as Mrs. Gladsoo has ren dered during the last five or six years. Mrs. W. A. McLaughlin attend ed a Red Cross meeting in Aledo Saturday. Mrs. George W. Pease was on the sick list mat week. Harvey Bennett, who lives in the W. J. Sharer tenent house has lost about seventy-five fine chickens during the .last week or ten days. They were all A-No. 1 layers and Mr. Bennett thinks they were poisoned in some way, owing to the . ; ; : IIS Jtarih Gaiks nsk . . WUlUat MiehoU ...Urwimw saw I Bl "0V1E" CLUBS FAIL TO MAKE HIT IN ALEDO Faddist Soon Tire of Blue toiia, Student Oirly Ones M fv to Be Intfrfsled. Residents of Aledo who had w hit by the overall bug showed: inclination to tire of the fad beforl the movement became genwiL Students in the high school im still wearing their denims tod but it was noticed that the nnmbw who appeared clad in overalls H somewhat smaller than yesterdu Business men of the city declare that no overall clubs will be or ganized here. It may be that u old clothes club will be substitute but no action has been taken for this as yet Those who appear in overalls during the past f days were informed of the extran. gance of buying overalls when tfcey could just as well wear a few 0! uieir oiu suns. Pupils in the schools who hw been wearing the denims dechtrt that they mean to continue to do so, but it has been noticed that th overalls are discarded almost u soon as classes are dismissed, it seems that the young men of the high . chool have a fondness tot movie shows and the young lady classmates prove good companioni, but evidently the girls are averse w being seen with overall-clad e corts. An overall club in Aledo would mean the purchase of several nun dred pairs of overalls, according to men in the city who handle such articles. It is said that the suppjj of denim is limited and those who necessarily wear them are being compelled to pay ever increasing prices. If the demand is increased the supply will have to be replen ished and clothiers of the city claim that new garments will cost much more than old. Why not wear-those old suits! fact that they would get sick ui die in only a few hours. The L. C. S warts threshing outfit which has set in the Sharer grort during the last year, will be soil by the sheriff on May 1. Some oo is likely to pick up a bargain. The first meeting of th nurses' training course . was held in the church Monday after noon. The second meeting will b held Thursday afternoon and twice a week hereafter for eight weeks. Vern Morgan was a business caller in Aledo Saturday evening. Do YOU Know that these are made here at home, belter cigars than are offered to tas public by 9 out of 10 outside factories. You can find one to suit your taste among these: 13c Corinus 13c 10c Columbus 10c 10c American 1 Oc Club House 8c American So Londres 8c Geiger'a Leaders ?e Why don't you try them. WHLELAN CIGAR CO. Fourth Ave. ana Ninth St Phone K. 1. 166. Modern jive - room Street and cottage. alley paved; furnace, gas range, wiring and . fixtures. Leaving city immediately. Address 1919 23rd street 'A" Moline. Phone Mo line 4031.