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' ... It- . . - - i v . innDAT Tm nccs exand augtkj September 15, 1020. .. 1 lilt . -- ..J ' .. . . y v . . . . . . , - SaSJSSSaSBBW fifcfcie land Ea&Mblirie I STAFF Class Bmm ' FrsMea tvniv Mmm ami iMtncton. ' ,t.J " ' i ' ' ' Pwl bkti tastructora, possibly "'"ftm. will have, to be added to the LicfaiM staff of ths East Mollne . rte schools according to n an " "4, -jesmtit made today by Profes , ",4 .. B. Hoffman, superintendent - w fiMtion of where these new : Jl ahsrs will b placed depends 'largalx on the ootcome of an in ffr'JUktkm now Mac conducted by .jkv committee of board members In t a starch for available class room One of the basement rooms of the McKnlsy school Is being fitted up sine -class room purposes and un owMedlr one of 'the new tnstruc thn .will be assigned to this room, ia commlttee now, at work on the ficoagested class room problem hope to secure one or more-room a suit r able for recitation rooms in the vicinity of the John Deere and Lin--eola -school buildings to accommo - date the overflow from both build . jags, - . speaking of the plan to rent mitaide room Instead of purchas ing portable schools, Superlntend : ent- Hoffman stated: ''I personally believe that despite the cost of portable schools, their "use would be more economical than paying rental for outside rooms. The portable schools could be used ; for" years and are undoubtedly - worth their price. However, the . board bad not the. money at pres ent to purchase the schools, thus ArtsUng of outside rooms seems to .be .the only solution to the problem. .We fire not in a very hopeful frame m mma on me sunjeci. f I Health Conditions Good One of the reasons' for the large , enrollment in the schools is- due to ..the fact that the attendance is un , usually regular, few of the students ' being absent because of sickness. Superintendent Hoffman stated that ltd bis knowledge there waj not a latngle case of contagious disease 'ttaong the student body or in the -homes from --which the students .ome. Dr. Walton Tackett city health physician,' corroborates pro fessor Hoffman's statement in his weport of health conditions through out the city. He states that East. IfoilBe la unusually free from con tagious disease for this season of the year. r , Fr -.: 1 ... , ; 'ttlHGrS AND CLOWNS i AH LI BTKEKT CAKH - DELIGHT GEORGE Kansas City, Mo., Sept J5. (United Press) W. L. George, Eng lish novelist, visiting here, saw his first American circus last night "How elaborate It was," e said. "Three rings and thirty clowns at once. . Tou Americans do things co- 4ossally. Wa see nothing like that at home. "And coming back to the hotel In ;a street car was Jolly. It was i crowded to utmost capacity and three-quarters of the passengers were negroes. Everyone was smil ilng great broad smiles and taking illfs so happily. How they enjoyed Uha. colored balloons! And there -wee-such fellowship. It was Jolly. Delightfully Jolly!" And; Mrs. George, who listened, added her approval (OFFICIAL frUBLiCATIO.) -f Report cjf the condition of 1 H ISLAND SAVINGS BANK Located at Rock Island, State of Illinois, at the close of business o nthe 8th day,of September, 1920, as made to the Auditor of Public Accounts of the State of Illi . tools, pursuant to law A ' -, .RESOURCES.. , Loans, and discounts $3676,Qog.27 Overdrafts ........................ ; . 145956 ' Liberty loan bonds 110,685.66 : Certificates of indebtedness 25,000.00 War savings stamps .................. 1,660.00 Other bonds and stocks ................ 5 23,910792 Banking house, Jurniture and fixtures).. Other real estate . . ............ Due from banks ' Cash Exchanges, checks and collections - - - v" - - W 5Total Resources .$5,090,680.25 LIABILITIES. , -i Capital stock paid in 200,000.00 : j Surplus fund ...................... 250,000.00 Undivided profits (net) 102,000.08 ; Deposits ' Due to banks - 5,000.00 , Dividends unpaid 127.50 . Reserved for taxes and interest . . . . ; . .. 46,755.74 .Reserved tor depreciation . Total Liabilities t L W. G. Johnston, Cashier ol the Rock Island Sav rtijjjs i bank, do solemnly swear that th abovjftate- rtnr i tni fn the lifst ni mv knowledfe and h4ief ; ---- ---- ' State of Illinois, County of Rock Island, ss. Sub scribed and 'sworn to before me this 8th day, of Sep tember, 192CV 1 (SEAL) " - - R..W. OSTERMAN, t-.-.- -u. Notary Public. moT7 coirfcx in noLcrc cohoolq IfoUae students axe to have an opportanlty to lean mora about cotton. 1U : production and by products through the efforts of the Houston, Texas, Chamber ot Commerce. Cot'on exhibits pre pared by that organisation wiU be brought to Mollne and shown, at the nine school buildings. The dis play Includes samples of Jbe cotton bales, by-products of cotton, his tory of the plant, its cultivation and marketing. . , : The Mollne schools are Included In a list of 1.416 schools in 2:3 elfins through the northern AUan ti nd middle western states ln c -l in the tour. ivlc classes held primary elec tions today in order to instruct the students in the correct methods of voting and also to determine the political beliefs or the student body. One- class voted yesterday and of the S3 pupils, 19 who voted the Republican ticket gave majori ties for all Lowden downstate can didates. ' TILE WALES MADE PASSE IN MOLLNE One of the oldest tile walks in Moline. still solid and apparently good for -many years to come, is being sacrificed in order fo give the city a more metropolitan air. The-strip of walk in question lies on the west side ot Sixteenth street between Sixth avenue and the alley to the north. It is only a part of the project recently awarded the Western Construction company by the Mollne city coun cil. City officials decree that tile block Is hardly the thing for down town Moline. Rapid progress Is being made by the construction company In lay ing the entire strip of walk along Sixteenth street from the business center to the city hall. That part of the tile thoroughfare between Sixth avenue and the municipal building has already been torn up and part of the new walk complet ed. Trees are being torn up be tween Sixth avenue and the Com mercial club to make room for the 10-foot walk that replaces the 6-. foot one. . ' KENYONOFIOWA HEAD DELEGATE AT "DRY" MEET Washington, Sept 15. Senator Kenyon of Iowa heads the Amer ican delegation to the 15th Interna tional 'Congress agssnst Alcohol ism, which opens here Sept, 21. The appointments announced today ty Secretary Colby of the state depart ment Include Miss Anna A. Gordon of Evansto.i, 111. - AIR MAILMEN" BURNED TO DEATH NEAR OHIO TOWN Clevela Ohio, Sept. 15. Air Mail Pilot waiter Stevens and Me chanician Russell Thomas, both of Cleveland, were burned . to, death when their plane caught fire - at Pemberrille, Ohio, at an altitude of 600 feet . SEltATOB 8JdTH BEHAVED. Columbia, S.- a, Sept 15. United States i Senator Ellison D. Smith was renominated by South Caro lina Democrats in yesterday's pri mary, unofficial returns to the Co lumbia State indicated early today. 97,868.51 3 5.5W-52 '.. 560. 5,oro.o6 67,348.95 22,304.80 4,489,796-93 v 3,000.00 . . $5,090,68o.25 j q - - COTJITTYDOCTOSS, V: ATTEUD MEET AT v STATE nOSFTTAIi Between 25 and 30 physicians of Rock Island. Molina, East Moline and vicinity were present at Water town hospital last night where the monthly meeting or the kock is land County Medical society was held. The program arranged by the resident staff of the state insti tution was carried out as sched uled. Several Interesting ." cases, representative of each department ofthn hosnital's work, were pre sented by the different members of the hospital's staff. Statements or candidate regard ing their views on legislative meas ures affecting the medical profes sion and kindred subjects were read and discussed. Judging from the interest in the topics brought np last night members of the Rock Is land County Medical society are keenly interested In the political situation and its outcome. . Talks by Drs. M. C. Hawley and C. C. Ellis were features of the pro gram. A social meeting followed the business session. ATH1ETIC OFFICERS CHOSEN. Mark Ford, Moline high school senior, was elected president of the Mollne High School Athletic association yesterday ' afternoon. Francis. Kelly was elected vice president, Buel Carlson secretary and Paul Freed cheer leader. The association is composed of boost ers of all manner of athletic ac tivities entered into by the school. It is governed by an athletic board composed of representatives se lected from each class. LADIES GIVE COFFEE. The ladies of St Anne's church of East Moline will sponsor a cof fee tomorrow afternoon and even ing at the Parish house, 722 Sev enteenth avenue. The funds will be used for church work. A cordial welcome is extended to the public. CENSUS RETURNS Reno, Nev., 12,026, increase 1,049, or 10.6 per cent Modesto. Cal., 9,241, Increase 5,207, or 129.1 per cent Visalla. Cat, 5,573, increase 1,203 or 26.4 per cent PANAMA GUEST AT WASHINGTON . FOR BRIEF VISIT Washington, Sept. 15. President Elect Porras ot Panama, was ex pected to arrive in Washington late today for a 40-hour visit in the capital. Secretary of State Colby and Secretary Daniels planned to meet Dr. Porras at the Union sta tion and accompany him to his ho tel. Arrangements had been made for the marine band and two squad rons of cavalry to act as an escort between the station and the hotel. Local Stocks and Bonds (QwtatlMi rnnUsheS br OmcnfleM Brak. me Co, 80S Safety BUs. . ' Aed. Annonr. pfd. 04 t 84 AU-American Track ..... Q . 7 Banker Mortgage Co Po 100 Bankers Morteaen Co on ion Black Panther Ol! 5.76 8 00 Clover Leal Oil 75c 80c Deere A Co, pfd. .: .94 95 Deere A Co.. com. 73 IS Dearborn Track, com. .... is I 17 54 Dearborn Track, pld 78 en Darton Rubber Co . nfd . m - am Elgin Motor ." 9 . boodjear Tire. nfd. hs mu i. I. Caae Plow Co, 7& pfd. US 07 Invader OU 8ef. 1.65 1.75 Illinois Befininr 11 1 11 Kaw field Oil 25 2a Irncky 13 Oil Bef 11 1154 Metro. 5 to 50c Stores, mm a m Metro. 5 to 50c tSorea, Jfd. 72 76 suae uenrjr uu ....... . .08 09 Molina Plow Co. nfd. ... R uV Molina Plow Co, com bH 60 National Oil K. C. 2m 23 Pros 1 1 lire Oil Bel Jul oil Quaker Oats. pfd. ....... 87 88 Root A VanderVoort 8 29 Bancer-Bock Island 1JO - 1.15 Beo Motor S3 .24 Republic Track 27 oS Sears Roebuck, pfd. .... 105 105U Sears Roebuck, pfd. 28 28 V4 Sinclair OU .12 .T2ii TrWaty Sy. A U, pfd 68 70 umiea u. KJ, pld... 54 67 United Lurht A Kj. Co 14 15 Velie oMto. 7 per cent pfd. S'J 93 ' Willys Overland, pfd. .... 76 7614 Willys Overland, com. .... 15 1514 . BcpoTt ot U oonKOon ot American Trust and Savings Bank Located at Kock Island, State ot Eltnols. at Ida elosa ol business on the 8th da of September. 1920. as o&de. to toe Auditor ot Public Accounts ol the State ol Illinois, pursuant to law. ; ' BESOCBCF& Loans and Discounts 11,411. 816.52 Liberty Loan Bonds 80,700.00 War Savinn Sumps Other Bonds and Blocks Bankinc Bouse. Furniture and fixtures Other Seal Estate Due from Banks Cash Bevesme Stamps .......... 834.00 83,1 74.53 ' 1,739.42 278.21 3S1.013.78 6.09.7D 60.00 Total ....Sl.815.603.18 LIABILITIES, Capital Stock Paid in $ 500.000.00 Surplus Fund 60.000.00 Undivided Profit (net) . . . 8.308.60 DEPOSITS: - .. . , SO, 834)70 32 Dae to Bank V. . . . . i . . . .-. ' 6,000.00 Beserved for Taxes and Inter est . 17.400.00 Other UaMliUea. Prem. . on Bonds 7.... S.424.I8 Total Liabilities . Sl.915.503.18 L G. O. HocksUedt. cashier ot the American Trust Sarise Bank, do sol emnly swear that the above statement is troa to ths best of mj fcnowledce and be lief. (SBAL) . . 6. a BDCXSTAEDT. Cashier. State of lUinoia, County of Rock Island. . Subscribed and ssrorn to before me this 13th das of September. 1920. W. C sUCHTafAir. v . Hour Pubilo. r OARilET IVEflli AFTEfl RALLY; SHARP SETBACK - '.,-7; ..v.- --v... ri.:', Chicago, Sept 15. Fresh weak ness developed in the wheat mar ket today after a moderate rally at the opening. Initial . upturns were ascribed to scattered buying based on the smallneas ot country offerings. Export demand, how ever, was slow and values soon underwent a sharp setback. The start, which varied from unchang ed figures to fcc higher, 'with De cember at 2.40 to 2.40H and March at 2.36 to 2.36. were followed by general gains and then by a break to well below yesterday's finish. s w- Wet weather had only a transient bullish effect on. corn. Rural of ferings were liberal and sellers outnumbered buyers., in the pit After opening lc lower to c ad vance, with December, at 113 to 1.14, the market anqwea sugnt general gains and then weakened all around. Oats were firm but dull, opening Kc off to Ue up. December 63Kc to 63c, and later hardened a lit tle. ' Higher ' quotations on hogs strengthened provisions., - Chicago Futures. Sept 15, 1920. Wheat Open. High. Low. Close. Dec. ....2.40 2.42 2.39 2.41 March ....2.36 257 2.31 2.35 Corn Sept 1.35 1.36 1.32 1.32 Dec. 1.13 1.14 1.12 1.12 Oats Dec. ..... .63 .64 .63 .63 May 67 .67 .67 .67 Pork Sept. ..... .. ..... 24.25 Oct. 24.50 Lard Oct 20.26 20.02 20.25 Jan 19.10 19.20 19.05 Ribs Sept 17-60 Oct. 17.10 17.55 17.10 17.55 Chicago Produce. September 15, 1320. DITTTER Creamery extras o5 Standards SSVl'ti' Pir'ts 4753 Seconds 4.1 J4C Ordinaries 4-5 G?47 Firsts iOa CKijiJB , Twins' .2' - Young Americas .... 2i;"49 UVd! POULTRY Fowls : 2) Pucks i.i (ieree 24 Springs 34 f testers .45 TOTATCFS f:-S 91 Ko eipis .69 cars Wisconsin 2A0(g) Minuetota 2.1:5 52 40 Toledo Seed. Toledo, Ohio, Sept. 5. Wheat, casn, z.ou; December, 2.56. Clover seed, prime, cash, 14.00; October, 14.60; December, 14.60; February, 14.70: March, 14.65. Alsike, prime, cash, 15.25; Octo ber, 15.80; December, 15.80; March, 15.85. Timothy, prime, cash (1918) 4,00; cash (1919), 4.05; September, 3.90; October, 3.50; December, 3.50; March, 3.65. Chicago Cash Grain. Chicago, Sept. 15. Wheat. No. 1 red 2.5242.53; No. 2 red 2.51; No. 1 hard 2.512.52; No. 2 hard 2.492.52; No. 3 hard 2.460 2.48; No. 1 northern spring dark 2.59 2.62; No. 3 northern spring 2.402.46; No. 4 northern spring 2.40; No. 1 mixed 2.482.49; No. 2 mixed 2.47; No. 3 mixed 2.45: No. 4 mixed 2.43: No. 5 mixed 2.40; sample grade 2.36. Corn, No. ,1 mixed 1.36 & 1.38: No. 2 mixed 1.36 1.38; No. 3 mixed 1.36 1.36; No. 5 mixed 1.36; No. 6 mixed 1.34: No. lvel- low 1.371.39; No. 2 yellow 1.371.38; No. 3 yellow 1.36 : No. 1 white 1.371.384; No. 2 white 1.37 1.38 ; No. 3 white L35 ; sample grade 1.251.29. Oats, No. 2 white 6263: No. 3 white 61 062. Rye, No. 2, 1.94H01.95X. Barley, 1.03U2. -Timothy seed, 5.007.50. Clover seed, 20.00 25.00. Pork, nominal Lard, 2050. Ribs, 17.0018.00. -St. Louis Fiitnres. SL -Louis, Mo., Sept 15. Wheat, December. 2.41; March 2.36 bid. . Corn, September 1.31; December 1J2 bid. , Oats, September 6c bid; Decem ber 63c. St. Louis Cash Grain." St Louis, Ma, Sept 15 Cash wheat. No. 2 red winter 2.63 2.64; No. 3, 2.62. Corn, No. 2 white 1 .34. Oats, No. 2 white 64; No. 3 63 63. New York Sugar. New York, Sept 15. Raw sugar. quiet; centrifugal, 10.78: refined. steaay; nne granulated, 15.00. Peoria Livestock. ! Peoria, 111., Sept 15. Hoe re ceipts 800; strong at yesterday's pest prices; llgnts. 16.40 17.10 mediums, 16.40 17.10; heavies, .upji.; packers, 14.25 15.75; pigs. 12.0014.00. cattle receipts, 200; steady. market. -tlfl)erty Bonds. -New, York. Sept IS. dosing prices today were: 3s, 90.00; first 4s, 35.70; second 4s. 84.90; first 4s, 85.76; second 4 Hs, 84.98; third 4s, 88.38; fourth 4s. f5-": Victory 3As. 95.42; Victory 44,8, 95.46. RAILS FIXE LARGELY Oil II, Y. EXCHANGE New York, Sept 15. Rails dom inated the active forenoon on the stock exchange ' today, AtlanUc Coast Line, Chesapeake A Ohio, Delswsrs ft Hudson, Western Maryland second preferred and Kansas City Southern rising 1 to 3 points. : Denver ft . Rio Grande preferred was, an exception, losing S points. Oils made farther prog ress, notably Houston, Invincible, Middle States and Royal Dntch, but Sinclair lost ground. Among steels and equipments, Crucible, Great Northern Ore, Vanadium and United States Steel, also American Locomotive and Pullman rose 1 to 1. Tobaccos scored further gains and shippings and coppers strength ened. United Railways preferred and National Cloak and Suit were strongest of the obscure special ties. American Wool, Industrial Alcohol and Republic Motor were reactionary. The new Trench 8's rose to the high record of 102, but reacted on profit-taking. American Beet Sugar 80 American Can S4 American Car ft Foundry 132 American Locomotive 95 American Smelting & Refln... 63 American Sumatra Tobacco.. 86 American T. & T. ..i 99 Anaconda Copper ........... 4 "4 tenjson .'. 83 Baldwin Locomotive ........1087a Baltimore & Ohio 42ft Bethlehem Steel "B" ........ 75 Central Leather 52 Chesapeake & Ohio ..... Chicago.' MiL & St. Paul ..... 37 Corn Products s o.,4 Crucible Steel 123 General Motors (new) 21 Great Northern Ore Crtfs.-... 34 Goodrich Co. 55 Int. Mer. Marine prfd. 75 International Paper 79 Kennecott Copper 36 Mexican Petroleum .178 New York Central 74 Norfolk & Western ......... 94 Northern Pacific 79 Pure Oil Co 39 Pennsylvania 42 Reading 92 Republic Iron & Steel 80 Sinclair Consol. Oil 32 Southern Pacific 94 Southern Railway 28 Studebaker Corporation 63 Texas Co. (new) 51 Tobacco Products 64 Union Pacific 121 United States Rubber 86 United States Steel 88 Utah Copper 65 Westinghouse Electric 48 Willys Overland 15 Illinois Central 89 C, R. I. & P. 37 Standard Oil prfd... .-...105 Weather Forecast ILLINOIS: Thunder showers this afternoon or tonight; ' cooler ' to night; Thursday fair and cooler. MISSOURI: Generally fair to night and Thursday cooler. WISCONSIN Unsettled with thunder showers in east portion this ' afternoon or tonight; cooler tonight Thursday fai with cooler in east portion; fresh to strong southwest shifting to 'northwest winds. IOWA: Fair tonight and Thurs day; cooler tonight and in east and Bouth portions Thursday. Kansas City Livestock. Kansas City, Mo.. Sept 15. Cat tle receipts, 13,500; she-stock, steady; most others, steady; all na tives, slow; common stock, weak; beef steers, 15.00; others, 15.50; down; best vealers, 16.00; bulk, good choice, 14.50 15.50; good heavy cows, 10.00; most canners about 4.00. Hog receipts, 3,000; higher; top. 17.25; bulk, light and medium, 1675 17.10; heavy, 16.5017.00. Sheep receipts. 6,000; all classes, steady; native lambs, 13.75; west ern lambs, 14.50; feeding lambs, 13.25. v Peoria Grain. Peoria, III., Sept. 15. Corn, 2c to 3c lower; receipts, 24 cars; No. 2 mixed, 1.33. Oats, lc lower; receipts, 3 cars; No-. 2 white, 62c; No. 3 white, 60 61c Chicago Potatoes. Chicago, Sept 15. Potatoes: weaker; receipts, 69 cars; Minne sota early Ohios, sacked and balk, 2.25&2.40 per hundredweight: Wis consin, round white, sacked, 2.10 3-50 per hundredweight; Jersey cobblers, 2.80 2.90 per hundred weight. Chicago Livestock. Chicago, Sept 15. Cattle, re ceipts, 12,00V; strong on good and choice steers; top, 18.25; several loads, 18.00; bulk, 15.7517.75; medium and common kinds, slow, steady; good cows, 9.7513.50; steady to stronger; others. 6.50 9.00; slow; canners, 4.254.75, steady; bologna bulls, 6.007.00; butcher bulls, 7.501X.50; choice vealers, steady, 17.00 18.00; grassy kinds, slow, 6.50 12.00; stockers and feeders, steady; range cattle, 3,000. Hogs, - receipts, ' 12,000; mostly i 10c to 20c higher; packing grades' up most; topj, 17.40; bulk light and butchers, 16.60 17.35; bulk pack ing sows, 15.5015.80; pigs, 25c to 50c higher. Sheep, receipts, 15,000; native lambs, steady at yesterday's best time, top, 14.25; bulk, 13.5013.75; westerns, steady to 25c lower; noth ing - choice; top, 14.00; sheep, steady; western wethers, 8.25; handy ewes, 7.00; feeders, steady. New York Money. New York, Sept 15. Prime mer cantile paper, 8 per cent- Exchange, irregular; sterling, de mand. 3.4, cables. 3.50. Tims loans, 60 days, 90 days and six months, 8 per cent. ; Can money, steady; high 7. low , ruling rate 7; closing bid 6; of fered at 7; last loan C Bank accept ancmse, 6 per cent TODAY HEAVY VOTES AT POLLS IN CITY Mar B Monbif Bask, Bat People Are FJoeklBs; Tt Toting Booths In Aledo. Every indication of a record pri mary vote is shown in the crowds which are visiting the polling places in Aledo today. ' It is possible that the morning rush, which brought hundreds of voters to the polls, will subside in ute afternoon, giving way to the big Mercer county fair. Many of the voters expressed the intention of voting early, so as to reach the fair grounds for the opening event on the program. . Interest in the primaries ' this year is probably greater n Aledo man ior some time, witn two men of this city running for high of fices and more for minor offices, the attitude of the voters here is one of a desire to aid their townsmen. For the first time in history, Aledo has a candidate for the gubernatorial cnair in Illinois. LEGION PLANS TO . HOLD NEXT DANCE ON SEPTEJtfBEB 28 Fallerans. Post of the American Legion has made arrangements to hold its next dance in the Aledi opera house on the evening of Sep tember 28. This dance is one of the series of similar affairs staged, by the Aledo Legion members and is expected to be as well patronized as the previous entertainments. Hoffman's orchestra of Peoria, which has furnished the music for the last three dances given by the post, will be here again at the next affair. NEW EMPIRE HANGS ELECTRIC SIGN ON FRONT OF THEATRE J. C. May, manager of the New Empire theatre in 'Aledo has com pleted decorations of the building with a large colored electric sign placed on the front of the theatre, Monday afternoon. The sign is the only one of its kind in this city and has attracted considerable atten tion. SCORES OF TAXIS CARRY HUNDREDS TO FAIR GROUNDS Taxicab drivers are flitting about the city like ants around an ant hill today. - Over 100 permits have' been issued to chauffeurs to oper ate taxicabs, carrying passengers from this city to the fair grounds. The permits by the city are neces sary therefor before the taxis can operate and the fair board, in con junction with the city council has established a maximum charge for carrying passengers to the fair grounds. Twenty cents is the most which can be accepted from pas sengers this week. WOMAN REPUBS. DT TENT AT BIG FAIR Mrs. Charles A. Clark, chairman of the woman's Republican commit tee of Mercer county, has made ar rangements for speaking programs each day, commencing today at the Republican woman headquarters, at the fair grounds. The woman's headquarters has been established near the administration building and all women of this county have been invited to register at the tent The headquarters are In the charge of Mrs. Clark and Mrs. V. McClan ahan. Mrs. Alice Curran of Ma comb, is scheduled to speak at 11:30 tomorrow and at the same time on Friday. Other speakers will be Congressman W. J. Graham, Captain O. E. Carlstrom and Mrs. Isabel Stewart chairman of the Henderson county Republican wo man's committee. fEURALGIA If EASED AT ONCE BY THE f I OWREUABLE REMEDT- assj PSTEJUAAaU, AB3ULU11A.T Cl ITS UOUtO - QUICK EFFECT 1 AMERICAN THEATRE TODAT H EDDIE POLO In DEATH'S CLUTCHES : . Third episode of THE VANISHES G DAGGER : BOBBY VERNON in - - FIT TO FIGHT 1 . JOES LOWELL In CODE OF THE KOKTH Tomorrow and Friday EDDIE LYONS, LEE MO RAN In their merry attraetlsa EVERYTHING BUT THE TRUTH CssMdT la tve Acta SNUB POLLARD in ' AMI OLD FORD HARRY MYERS m HELL'S HALF.ACRE . ( HE niimiipiipiiuHMinfMiMMirtjj ssssssuUaasssssssssussssssssssaassa' i IN AND MERCER COUNTY THE ARGUS WlraWXtcfcaia itattva RACE PROGRAM STARTS TODAY Finest Train of Horses on Circuit , Is Claim of Local Speed - Artist ' ' s The initial program in the har ness races at the Mercer county fair will start his afternoon with a series of excellent races. Over sixty head of race "horses are honsed on the fair grounds and considerable competition is looked for in the events. Superintendent of speed, William Dilly,. stated this morning that the horses at the fair this year repre sent the biggest aggregation of speeders seen on the circuit this year. Drivers in the races are all 'confident that their steeds will win. The early morning rain today serv ed to pack the track so that when this afternoon's program starts the horses should not be bothered with a soft track. Judging from the tryouts y.ster- day, the races today will show some excellent speed. Several of the horses being trained for today's events showed the ability to cir cle the track in record time. GAMBLING DEVICES RULED OFF GROUND Officials of the Mercer County Fair association - have been highly successful this year in keeping gambling devices ' off the fair grounds. Although the carnival company, which is providing en tertainment at the fair, usually carry a number of. roulette wheels and other gambling devices, they Were left behind when the oompany opened their shows in this city. All games of chance have always been frowned upon by the Mercer fair as sociation and each year brings re doubled effort by would-be fakirs in efforts to get their devices in posi tion. General Superintendent Van atta has been called upon several times to refuse space to such de vices and has been very strict in refusing such concessions. AMERICA'S HOHE f 'iff mmm vtvAavy sum ovntsi . It Marts Oollsos Avesnav TMabhoBs. aM astd m. VS. protects ana preserves ' all leathers. AlwaysJQ BLACK-TAN -WHITE -0XBL00D -BROWN (Official REPORT OP THE CONDITION OP fatral Qlruat mxb fairings iBank LOCATED AT ROCK ISLAND, State of Illinois, at the close ot business on the 8th day of September, 1920 as made to the Auditor of Public Accounts of the State of IlliaoU, pursuant to law. .. j RESOURCES. , Loans and discounts 53,713,544.3 Overdrafts 209.M Liberty loan bonds 101.700.09 War savings stamps 2.864.00 Other bonds and stocks y 1,077 .508.3 Banking house, furniture and fixtures 248.323.51 Other real estate 30,079 Due from banks 581,827.24 casn Exchanges, checks and collections Other resources 2"'w Revenue stamps , 250JW . Total Resources .' I5,948,424JI T.llRIf.ITlWfi- Capital stock paid in Surplus fund Undivided profits (net) . . . v . ,; Deposits Due to banks Dividends unpaid Reserved for taxes and interest Other liabilities . Total Liabilities - LLH. Casteel. Cashier of the Central Trust and Savings BanMo solemnly swear that the above is true to the best of my knowledt and belief. j L. M. CASTEEL, Notary Public, v ' State of Illinois, County ot Rock Island, ss. Subscribed and swora to before me this 15th day ot September, 1920. ' ' ' MARY I. PARKER, Notary Psbtt 1 ALEDO CHILDREN FREE AT FAIR TODAY in School Bovg Ud Girls tf Cm, tv Pus Into Anna! Event Wife. ' out Charge. Today is children's day at tt Mercer county fair. . , All of the school children of ti county were passed into the fan free of charge and special enter, talnment for their benefit was an! vided. A children's playground der the supervision ot Mrs. w.. Wilson of Aledo, is located new the main entrance to the groan, and the smaller children my u left in care of the supervisor, trtth the assurance that they will be well looked after. . . Special entertainment in the torn of stunts before the ampUtBasu. was arranged and presented too for the children. Hundreds boys and girls from all parts ol ths county were on the grounds, euer in SPA all that tnnV .. . No less eager were tho hmj- of grownups, who accompanied tie children to the fair, it would be hard to judge whici of the genera tions enjoyed the program moat A remarkable feature of the crowdi today was the great range in ut of the visitors. Little babies a arms, cooing sweetly to their moth, ers, seemed to enjoy the program eg much as the aged grandfather who sat in the shade throughout tin uay. HUNDREDS ARRIVE FOR COUNTY PAIR This morning saw scores of au tomobiles headed for Aledo and the fair grounds and the incomiai trains were crowded with visitors.' Special trainB over the R. I. South ern and the C. B. & Q. railways are bringing hundreds ot people to the city and hundreds more are comtHB by automobiles from all parts of the state. Today, the second in the fair week, gives promise ot being a rec ord breaker for the usual Wednes day crowd. With the slight nisi in and around Aledo this morning, the highways ' are all in excellent condition and the crowds started early so as to be present at the grounds, when the opening eval takes place. SHOE POLISH (Q) H saMB safes t Is Wax and Oils tJixd's . . mm w mm m mm mm ' - m . . m m 4. avay wawsvvi I Publication.) nu,iik 48,440.47 s 200,0(W.O 200,000.0 192.343 and bonds . . . 5,270,175.41 26,687.89 1.820.09 '5,-h .$5.948,4.4.3 'j I