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; -, , ,f . , , . .;y,: t:,.- - a- I- 3, r:::nEi&-: TODAY IN ALEDO AND lMECCEn TOUNTY, .1 m ran sleaef TvaOeln MeUneBe. vei Aeffteafes1 iy Bewteaee Flaoof See ttewsr. :ciTiiAi;cuisi EMt EOm M rnMtfodljr Alter Art I SwfefcXaglM CeBlee, Edward, Moor and Bmll be brnycker, US Seventeenth avenue, Bast Moiine, had a. miraeeloee es cum from death aad aariow talnrtaa . . ' - tut nicht whan the automobile , f-;yraasloa of moonshine whisky driven by Moor and atoo occupied fcUe la Molina was believed to- by rMmrcker, collided with a Rock .i-U br J0dge Leal. FltsHeory ,,bl.Mxed te VI ta United SUtes district court! hare been mowing within the law ' Peoria in sentencing Mike Zago-! ful speed limit, hat the close prox u.ii.. lmltr of sereral buildings to the Galois CLpixdiirs COLODUIOTTRY r .. (Con tinned from Pace One.) MJ Fourth- avenue, metorman, h la chars of the ear, which at that 'time contained ao passen sera. ' '..''."; Tha handlU worked qoiekly. Con- doctor Hartwiek had Jost changed the trolley-runner for the last trip downtowa. The rear door "of the car had been left open. Before Hutwick could sound the starttng bell, two masked men entered the Jtt federal pnitentiarr at Learen- j!?rt 2f- X-!u-h, open door and reliered the condnc- A-V leimmi oueniwrr at "'"rjufwd to muffle the noise Of Ul , , , ten in .T. .nri hi. sold ewrth, Kan.: and the additional Ms-, .nnroachin ensue. tf of S2.M0 fine. . ; The ante sped aereaa the tradm The belief preralls that tb sen-1 Imaltaneoosly with the onrush tag tease and fine of Zacorac will serve locomotive, which struck the car tt" ImpreasiTe moral effect upon amidships and carried it down the traffickers of illicit liquor, who eastboand tracks for half Mock hare been plying extensive Trade in before the engineer could apply the tsd around Mollne for sometime, brakes and brine; the switcher to a apparently without qualm or fear. .stop. Mtorac waa convicted for having operated an Illicit whisky still in Uoiiae.' ' The trial of Z agorae resulted t irons his second arrest on the same charge. His first arrest occurred Aug. 4; the second, Sept 6. The , Baa occupied quarters In the old fcovejoy slaughter boose near Elev- " enth avenue and Thirty-fourth treat Police raids on both occa sions yielded stills and quantities . of maeh and whisky. '. Heretofore MoUners arraigned in , the Peoria court on liquor charges . nave either been addudged not guilty or sentenced to pay nominal fines. Police believe that the sen tence and fine Imposed upon Z ago rae will have a greater moral ef fect upon illicit moonshine makers than a dozen raids. Moore emerged unscathed from the almost complete wreck of the car, but his companion suffered ser eral minor cats and bruises. The good fortune of the men Is attrib uted to the fact that both the auto and engine were traveling at alow tor of $60 in cash and bis gold wmifh while covering , him with their revolvers. The handita did not stop to hold nn Motorman Hinds, but ran and Jumped into a Ford automobile and sped north in Sixteentn street im car crew nnrsned the fleeing car to Twenty-flfth street where they stooped the car. Conductor Hart wiek went into XMppen's pool hall and reported the holdup to the po lice. Subsequent investigation re vealed no trace of the robbers. Frank L. Natt grocer, 362 Twelfth avenue, was alone in bis iSTSStZ ToT. J. Xnrt store when two masked bandits en aid treatment on the scene ana , " . , j j.j hmw J'- CbJeaco, Dec tS. Sharp apturns la wheat prices took place today 1ns: aaore or leas to the honse vote ta favor of aa emergency tar iff oa farm prodncta. word-that there has been export baying over night tended also to ' lift v talnea. Shorn eoverea trwMy and mere was in addltioa a fair tattoos, which raagev from lc to We-, higher, with March 11-61 to IL66, and May LMH to tl-61. were followed by a atodefata reac- tioa from Initial top fifarea. - Advices in the New York stock market helped later to bring about new gains for wheat. The close was unsettled. 4c to SHe net higher, with March at 1.66 to 1.66 and May at 1.62K to 1.62ft. Evening up for the " holidays counted subseqaenUy as a bullish factor. The close was steady at lc to lc net advance, with May at 7.c to 76c. Corn was -stronger with wheat After starting e to le up. In cluding May at 73c to 75c, the market held within the opening range. ..- Oats reflected the action of other cereals, beginning Vic to c high er. May 49sc to 49V&C, and hard ening a little more . Provisions tended upward, Influ enced by hogs and grain. New York, See. 2J, The ,Btock market . toaay broadeaed and strengthened in almost eyery quar ter darias the ,aMraiag, the only noteworthy exception being United Btatea Rabber, which fell t points. Then was more confident baying at Dia naaal (amrltaa- in ths.oll. Opsnbig quo- steel, equipment and shipping dirt- then removed to hie home. MOLDTE ENGINEERS . CONFER DEGREE AT TURNER HALL MEET JT" BOYS READY - FOR CELEBRATION TOMORROW NIGHT tered and demanded him to throw up his hands. Natt was standing behind one of his counters when, the crooks entered. One wore a blue handkerchief mask, and the other a red bandana. Both wielded revolvers, which they leveled at the proprietor. . Thought Bandits Jokers. The grocer told the police that tbe ourgiars Plans are complete for the Lbrtstmas eve celebration of the mya, department or tbe Moiine Y. m. V. A. tomorrow in tbe boys' joDDy, L,yie Allison, boys' work secretary, said today ; John T. Walker, Second Congre gational church, will offer a ster eoptlcon lecture on "The , Other Wise Man." These musical selec tions will follow: Vocal, solo, E. Bunting; piano solos, Camiel Ver Va-t and Fred Barnes-, group sing in. "Silent Night" LlrhU will be extinguished, the Christmas iree usiitea, and the boys will be treat 1 to candy, nuts and fruits. -All boys of Mollne are invited to attend. Moiine Stationary Engineers beld an unusually large meeting last evening In Moiine Turner ball. 38 at first he believed members and a large number of 1 were only joking and that be step Davenport engineers attending. j ped forward to meet them. When Initiatory degree was conferred their purpose dawned upon him, he on one candidate, the ceremony be-: said, he bit one of the men and ing conducted by M. E. Harris of knocked him into the doorway. The Chicago, state deputy of the asso-i other yegg sprang forward and elation. After the initiation, H. G. j struck the grocer on the head with Hamond, state president of Iowa j the butt of his revolver. . association, told what his organ-1 Mrs. Natt aroused by sounds of ization is doing and how much it has ' the scuffle, came running into the progressed. ' Tbe Iowa association front of the) establishment She is offering three prizes to members was prostrated by sight of the ban-1 securing tne largest number ol dits as her husband sans senseless candidates before their convention ' to the floor. The men broke open in June, 1921, at Davenport. He the cash drawer of the little store also stated that the association is and escaped with the total day's taKing up educational work under reseipts $20. The grocer supervision 01 it. n. HoinrooK, j stunned for some time ana Iowa state deputy. Mr. Harris commended ' Chicago Cash Grain. Chicago, Dec 23. Wheat: No 1 hard, $1.78: No. 1 dark northern. $1.791.82; No. 3 dark northern. $1.651.67H. Corn: No. 2 mixed, 73Uc; No. 3 mixed, 70tt71c; No. 4 mixed, 67tt06Sttc; no. 6 mixed, 63 64ttc; No. 2 yellow, 74tt76c; No. 3 yellow. 7274Kc; No. 4 yellow, 69471c; No. 6 yellow, 6768ftc; No. 2 white, 73c; No. 3 white, 7070c; No. 4 white, 67468c; No. 5 white, 63 64c Oats: No. 2 white. 484c; No. 3 white, 4748c; No. 4 white 46c. Rye: No. 2, 61.60. Barley: 50 90c. Timothy seed: $5.506.50. Clover seed: $15.0020.00. Pork: nominal. Lard: $13.35. ' -Ribs: $U512.60. - afcoa than at any recent period, aborts -making farther Involuntary contributions to the advance. ; To bacco, sugar, motor and chemical specialties wer appreciably better. Southern Pacific and Reading rep resented the, investment rails at moderate - gains and Junior rails were, led by - coalers, including Chesapeake and Ohio, and Ertel Ex change oa London was Ann but call money held at 7 per cent with scant offerfngi of time funds.. . " American Beet Sugar . ... 37 American Can ...24 American Car ft Foundry ....117 American Locomotive ....... 80u American Smelting A Refin . 36 American Sumatra Tobacco. . 69 American T. & T. ........... 95 Anaconda Copper ........ -..i 31 Atchison i .. . .'. . . . . 80 Baldwin Locomotive 84, Baltimore & Ohio ........... 32 Bethlehem Steel "B" ........ 64 Central Leather ........... . . 34 Chesapeake A Ohio .......... 56 Chicago, MIL & St Paul 25 Corn Products 66 Crucible Steel 82 General Motors (new) 13 .25 33 49 . 45 . 15 .161 . 6 . 96 77T4 - 31 39 FriilOTES .,, Df;8,DUTIS lOT BARtECDER Jary Set Allowed to Bear Testt ear ef Galesburg Lawyer, Whe Tells ef Fentar Case. , oooLau;:iTET co?suisTw;o SERIES GAL'ES Keeters Threag BewUaf Alley - Wttaesa, Last Hlgat's Tear - aaateat Ceatests. It was expected that the breach - The Parkman team, bowling the Chicago Futures branch for progress it has, shown -of the assault March . . was Ju& .... Mod I Corn ( DLUUIKM W """" . : RMrna.l, Kut wua ponm-toil tnAav '. .... liriuiuocijl UU www J j J Mollne to have recovered from the effects Dec. 23, 1920. Wheat Open. High. Low. Close. 1.63 1.67 1.63 1.66 1.59 1.63 1.59 1.62 and urged the president to send all of the members to tbe Illinois con vention in Chicago next June. BUSINESS PLACES V CLOSE FRLDAYr.TO J REOPEN. MONDAY Business houses of Mnl InA In. eluding grocers and butchers, will close Friday night and will not re- - open until Monday morning, ac cording to a statement today by Secretary W. O, Carstens of the Business Men's association. ! The people or Moiine should lay U an extra supply of foodstuffs to ; tide them over Saturday and Sun day," advised Mr. Carstens. ' It la requested that all lesser business places, including confec tionery and delicatessen stores, also close their doors Friday at 6. IIOUNE MEN ARE tfTVTTED TO Y. M. : CHRISTMAS PARTY ' Man of Mollne are invited ta at. tend the Christmas eve program at toe i. m. u. a. tomorrow evening. There will be' a real Christmas tree, apples to munch, corn to pop. music, and J. E. Nyhan, general secretary of the "Y," will read Dickens' "Christmas Carol." The evening will be an old-fashioned, home-like Christmas eve, and a special Invitation is extended to the men of Mollne who are ab sent from their own homes. The program win begin at 8. POLICE DISCREDIT MAN'S WILD TALES OF BEING HELD UP A lone bandit accosted Mrs. Ed ward Webb, 703 Twenty-third street early in the evening on Twenty-first street near Sixth Oats- May July ..... Pork-Jan. Lard .73 .74 .49 .48 .75 .76 73 74 .49 -.49 .48 .48 .74 .75 .49 48j 22.85 23.20 22.85 23.20 Tony Megilinski, 1915 Fifth ave nue, who has told various stories about being held up and robbed and about drinking knockout li quor, refused to plead guilty to day to a, charge of disorderly con duct . Megilinski was arrested at the Drury apartments, 517 Twentieth street Tuesday night, charged by police with having been drunk and disorderly. Residents of the flats are said to have been aroused by the man's outcries. ' Police discredit stories that the prisoner was held up or slugged. Megilinski was to be arraigned again later today. MRS. SWANSON IS HEAD ORION W. R, C. (Special Correspondence) . Orion, Dec. 23. The Woman's Re lief corps held its annual election of officers Tuesday evening, which resulted as louowe: President Mrs. Leona Swan son. Senior vice president Kate Con-over. Junior vice president Battle Wayne. Treas n rer -Trade BofhwelL Chaplain Anna Coulter. Conductress Mrs. Gertie Lore. All the news all the tune The Argus. NOTICE! v To tKe subscribers of MUNSON FURNITURE COMPANY. Class A Common Stock HAVE STOCK PUT IN YOUR OWN NAME IMMEDIATELY For further particulars write SAUNDERS & COMPANY , 1037 First National Bank Bldg., lucago, Illinois 4 - f fit1" avenue, i ne man oraerea ner lo jan throw up her hands. . She was' so May taken aback for a moment that the ; ibs Impatient bandit snatched her jan. aa handbag, tore it open ana exiraciea May . ... $10 in cash, 'men ne cast me nag into the snow and continued on his way. Chief DeJaeger announced today that the department has no prac tical theories concerning the two- day crime wave. He said the rob bers might have come into Moiine from Davenport and Rock Island. His best attempt to explain depredations was that the men are unemployed floaters, who were in desperate straits for funds. 13.30 13.37 13.22 13.60 13.85 13X0 11.55 11.77 11.55 12.30 12.55 12.30 13.35 13.85 11.77 12.55 Great Northern Ore Crtfs. Qooarich Co. ......., Int Mer. Marine prfd. International Paper . Kennecott Copper . . Mexican Petroleum . New York Central .. Norfolk & Western . . Northern Pacific .... Pure Oil Co. Pennsylvania Reading 79 Republic Ion ft Steel'. 59 Sinclair Consol. Oil ......... 22 Southern Pacific ............ 95 Southern Railway . . . .,. ..... 21 Studebaker Corporation ..... 41 Texas Co. (new) ..... ... 43 Tobacco Products 50 Union Pacific ........... 114 United States Rubber 58 United States Steel 79 Utah Copper 47 Westinghouse Electric ...... 40 Willys Overland 6 Illinois Central 84 C, R. L ft P. 25 Standard Oil prfd. ...........103 Kansas City Cash Grain Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 23. Cash wheat: lc to 3c higher; No. 1 hard, 1.681.73; No. 2, 1.6701.72; No. 1 red, 1.92; No. 2, 1.89. . Corn: c lower to lc higher: No. 2 mixed, 64 65c; No. 2 white, 67c; No. 3, 65c; No. 2 yellow, 68 69c; No. 3, 6768c no. t wane, 4c; mo. 2 mixed, 4i0 46C. CMASTfl , ; BE03SERVEDi::i . Cantata Pragnm sad Sitcti a. vices WIU Mark CWstna. la Aleie. first game in last night's series of the tournament now in progress at the Vollentine bowling alleys, gave every indication that the, Dools would be swamped for three games, but the scores revealed the sad state of the Parkmans in the last two games by (he victories of the Dool quintet Enthusiasm was at its utmost. ' Rooters thronged the, spectators' stand.- "Hike" Park man, Church,1 Graham; and Mc Creight caused great uproars as each strike was scored, proving to be great inspiration to the pin top piers. Last night's scores follow: uoors ream. Dool ...........139 P. Malm .......177 J. BJorkman . .127 W. Peterson ;.134 L. Vollentine ".. 149' 166 163 138 193 203 Total 168473 191531 127392 178605 205657 Of promise case of Mrs. Martha Mullen of Peoria against John C. Gardner of Abingdon, now In the circuit court, would go to the' Jury today. ':' f :'- : Mrs. Mullen was called back to the witness stand ' yesterday and testified that she had never appear ed In or contemplated such a suit before. She testified concerning two trips which1 she and Mr. Gard ner made to a ' saloon In Peoria, where a friend of hers. Weaver by name, served them, Gardner wifh beer and the complainant with gin ger ale. When asked who Weaver was she said that he was a friend of hers who lived on the east side in Peoria. When asked his occupa tion she stated that she did not know what he did. Although he tended bar in the saloon in Peoria he was not a bartender. Following Mrs. Mullen's' testi mony, the Jury was given a recess and a witness the lawyers for the defendant had attempted to bring into court the day before took the stand. This witnsss was Armor Moreland of Galesburg, an attorney of the firm of Moreland ft More land. Mr. Moreland read of the suit in The Argus and finding a similarity of- names hunted up some old records until he discov ered a record of, a breach or prom ise case started by ' Mrs. Mullen against A. H. Hutchinson of Mari etta, Calif. According to his tes timony he was associate attorney of the firm which expected to han dle tbe case. Mrs. Mullen had become ac quainted with Mr. Hutchinson, a 70. year old veteran of the Civil war, while she was Tisiting in California In 1916. After knowing her for nsveral weeks and writing ber sev eral letters it seems that Mr.?. . . ,. Hutchinson found himself sued for Observe Christmas nit Program breach of promise. A deposition j ud Exchange of Gifts So was filed by Mrs. muiien, out mr Classes Until Jan. 5. Totals .... ....726 863 869-2458 Team average 491. . Parkman's Team. Studor 208 Christy .164 E. Bjorkman .,200 E. Berglund ...157 L. M. Parkman. 166 164 167 166 165 180 163535 141472 204570 161483 186532 Totals .... ....895 842 855 2592 Team average 518. VACATION FOR ALEDO SCHOOLS BEGINS TODAY Appropriate exercises ' aai'VJ grams are being planned by m, church in Aledo in obieiTasafa the birth of Christ Some of taTsT vices will be given Christmas m others Christmas morning dren of the Methodist Rjfa school assisted by a tew ofthttft er members of the church, woia sent a cantata. "The Night law Christmas," at the church ka row night at 7:30 o'clock. ' Nskwi will be given to the chfldrst tts year, they having decided to!;- 1 the money usually spent J way in helping care tor theg ing children of Europe ue'uV near east '. - .4 The Christmas program e( us Swedish Church will be held 8 f day evening at 7 o'clock. The prf 1 gram piannea is an eiaborsts tsi ana inciuaes special music,. nat ings and dialogs. There will at i Christmas'' tree, loaded with gHu for tbe children. Services wlB h held at the Swedish church at 1 4 o'clock Christmas morning. Members of the Sunday tchoald the First Presbyterian church. tt give a special service Cbristssi eve. G. E. Piatt and Mrs. AiJaV son Arrick have charge of the p gram and have worked with tk children for several weeks, ptraa ing the entertainment - Special music has been prarau for the services at the' Basal church, which will be. hU;a Christmas eve. A Christmas aa and gifta will be provided for at children, v eft Members of St Catherine's Ca olic church of Aledo will osiem Christmas with a midnight mis a Christmas .eve and an H, s'cJet mass Christmas morning. Mat ID. J. Higgins, assisted by rstsi , M. J. McUrath, will have chsrn d the services. . , - -v Chicago Produce Moiine Lodges Mollne Knights of Columbus have completed their plans for the Christmas and New Year dancing party they will sponsor on the eve ning of Jan. 6 at the Moiine Com mercial club. There will be dancing In the main hall and the dining hall has been rented tor the benefit of those who do not dance, but play cards. A splendid orchestra will furnish the dance music and there will be prizes awarded in the card games. The council had a meeting last evening and members contributed $25 to be sent to James A. Flaherty, supreme knight of the order, to be forwarded to the relief fund for the suffering children df Europe. Mem bers also donated $20 to the Red Cross tuberculosis clinic WIVES WDT DECREES. Judge G. a Diets of Mollne city court today granted a divorce to LetUe Pttgh. who charged' James Pugh with cruelty. Dorcas Hild roth yesterday was granted a di vorce from Roy Hildroth. She charged deeeraaa. sates nrxio. H. P. Chaffee, industrial tary of the Moiine Y. M. C A., will give his illustrated lecture on "Washington and His Times" to night in the lobby of the "Y," in stead of last night as waa an. nouneed erroneously. ILUliilANTO ADDRESS CLUB Thomas Arkle Clark, dean of men at the university of Illinois, and nationally known aa one of the leaders in fraternity and under graduate scholastic activities, and George A. Huff, director ef athlet ics at Illinois, will be the principal speakers at a dinner of the Tri-City Mini club to be held at the Dav enport Commercial club, Jan. 12. Friends of the university as well aa members of the alumni and for mer students will be welcome to hear Deaa Clark, whose reputation aa a speaker la established by years of service to the Uliai andertradu ate men. He is also the author of many books on the problems of the young man at school. ' Dec. 23, 1920. Butter Creamery extras ..53c Firsts ,.; 3849c Seconds 3336c . Eggs. Ordinaries ,...5761c Firsts ...0566c Cheese Twins 19c live Poultry Fowls ...18025c Ducks 28c Geese s Springs 23c Turkeys 40c Roasters .He roiatoes Receipts 23 cars. Wisconsin, Minnesota, L350L6O. Money and Exchange. New York. Dee. 23. Prime mer cantile paper, 78 per cent Exchange, irregular; sterling: demand, 3.52; cables, 3.52; francs: demand, 6.91; cables, 5.93; oeigian iraocs: aemana, 6.Z3; ca- nies. 6.25; guilders: demand, 3L35; cables, 3L45; lire: demand. 3.41; cables, 3.43; marks: demand. 1.38: cables, 1.39 ; Greece: demand, 7 JO. New York exchange on Montreal, 15 per cent discount Government bonds, firm; railroad bonds, irregular. Time loans, 60 days and 90 days. mwia per cent; six months, 7y 7 per cent . Call money, steady; high, 7; low, numg rate, 7; closing hid, 7; of fered at 7; last loan, 7 ; bank ac ceptances, c p Toledo Seed. Toledo, Ohio, Dec. 23. Clover seeo. prime, cash (1919), It 10; cash (1920), 12.25; December. 12.25; January, ij.50; jnseruary, 12.60; March. 12.45. , Timothy: prima, cash (1918). 3.30; cash (1919), 3 40; December and January, 3.50; February, .o7S, Jsarco, a.. Weather Forecast Illinois: Generally fair tonight and Friday, except snow flurries In north portion tonight; colder tonight Missouri: Generally fair tonight and Friday; colder tonight Wisconsin: Cloudy tonight and Friday with snow flurries and cold er tonight; fresh to strong north west winds. - ' Iowa: Generally fair tonight and Friday; colder in east and central portions tonight Indiana: Partly cloudy in south and central, probably snow in ex treme north portion tonight and Friday; colder tonight - . some unknown reason the case nev- ar pftlM tft IriaL v sviiinwine the testimony 01 nr. vacation ror tne pupus 01 me Moreland the lurv was , brought Aledo schools began today. The va- back into the court room. Attor-. cation granted by tbe board of edu ney Virgil Duvall, for . the com-; cation extends from Dec. 22 to Jan. nlalnant made tne nrst pro. . . ennstmas was ODservea in an Duvall spoke of the wiles of M Miss Blanche Johnson reuvsa to Aledo last night after a sstml days' visit with her sister, ka Harry Anderson, who is ill ia as Macomb hoipltal. T'.. , :., the schools yesterday, most of theton wag a buslneg8 visitor ia Alab I Aledo Personal ,; L Gardner, who bad led this woman roomg having special programs and : Testerdav k.nrini, that . ha cared for 1 1 iin.it t 1 into neiievinK uuiy her and intended te marry her. He an exchange of gifts. price was fixed ia A limit as to sbme of the motnrni tha old soldier as a sort of he-vampire who had lured the. In n'ign gchool no classes were lady on until she hsd learned to b w m tb qoj Dut the entire love mm ana ineu uirew Ume wa5 iven over the ex. He reVerrea iifhi. plea to several Mrs. M. E. Decker left laitsktt for New Boston where sh t spend Christmas with Mrs. 8. Mclntyre. Mrs. Ira Cantril accompanut w nt th inttera written by Mr. Gard- . tn his former sweetheart In TTnMIn ... T) ...1 i ..nn v.tJlMfl 'IF Slriml8tKieSe.w From there Hollis will ge to Mhal which ! included . everything Santa Claus has ever th.f,hrnf Iow. where be will visit wlstiM thought of! ' . h.Iidavg im.cuMV ZZU of marriaee to her. Vlau?. "?8 during the holidays. Mra CttW He pictured the humiUation which " No returned to Aledo today. she suffered after telling her many u W - Edward Stevens of New Bsstst friends that she was to be married and then being Jilted tor anotner. Following Mr. Duvall, James A. Allen, counsel for the defendant addressed the Jury. In his plea Mr. Allen did not deny that Mr. Gardner bad at one time asked and expected to marry Mrs. Mullen. He did not deny that his client had one was forgotten and when many lkf f Chicago last night to vat receive their presents they seemed lyes tnro a hoBJw., to wish that they bad been. Pupils Nob, wn0 ls t m of the fifth and sixth-grades of the d t a University of IUinoa, Buuui siue bcuuui ikbiubb CAi'uaus ' arrived in Aledo last evening w ing presents with each other, re- wm spend the holidays at the hW membered the poor and needy by Wjyj Doonan , each one bringing some contribu- MiB. Mienecke an(i Miss Anitt Uon of food to be sent to some : Bioe m,mhrs of the Aledo high showered upon the lady numerous worthy persons. When the dona- gchoof faculty, left last nights Chicago Isivestock. Chicago, Dec. 23.-Cattle: re ceipts 8,000; beef steers, strong to 5c hlfher; many early sales, sil.fiO 13J5; some bids, $13.5014.00; calves, mostly 50c higher; packers top, $11.00; bulk. 9.50 10.00; all other, classes around 25c higher; canners mostly 3.253.50; - good choice bologna bulls, $5.756.0O. Hogs: receipts 31,000; market ac tive, 25c to 40c higher than yester day average; light and light lights up most; top $10.00; bulk, $9.50 9.75; bulk of hogs averaging 180 pounds down and pigs at $9.75 10.00. Sheep: receipts 8,000; fat lambs, strong to higher; fat sheep, steady; feeder lambs 25c higher; lamb top, $11.65; bulk, $10.5011.40; no early sales, choice feeder sheep; few doubles choice 63 pound feeder lambs. ; St Louis Cash Grain. " St Louis, M&. Dec. 23 Cash wheat, No. S red winter, 2.0002.03; No. 3. L940L9C ' , Corn, No. 3 white. TJc. 4gOata, No. 2 white. 49c; No. 3, St. Louis Fntnres. - St Louis, Ma, Dec. 23. Future wheat December, 1.79; March. L70; Mar. 165 bid. . Corn, December, 74c; Mary 75c Oats, December, 49c; Mary, 50c KDSIGHT MASS. V Rome, Dec. 23. Pope Benedict has decided to celebrate midnight mass oa Christmas eve in the pon tine chapel, thus resuming a eas tern abandoned while Leo XIII ma ywatUt : Kansas City Livestock. Kansas City, Mo.. Dec. 23. Cat tle: receipts 2,700; handy, weight fat steers, she-stock and balls, steady; steers selling above $9.00; mostly 25c lower; veals and calves unevenly steady to 25c higher; packer top $9.50; shipper top, $10.25. Hoks: receipts 3,300; generally 25c higher; shipper top, $9.75; bulk, $9.5009.75; pigs unevenly higher; good stock pigs, $9.35; good and choice fat pigs, $9.2509.75.. Sheep: receipts 800; killing class es 25c to 50c higher; fat native ewes, $3.7504.00; fed western lambs, $11.00. , ffo.Hin nd attentions. In fact, It seemed that Mr. Gard ner would have marnea tne iauy had She not demanded a cash set-; tlement of $2,000 before the cere mony took place. With this de mand the warmth of Comrade Gard ner's affections seemed to have rapidly cooiea ana not nanus mo cash nor the inclination to hand it to the lady no marriage took place. Mr Allen endeavored to Impress the' Jury with the fact that the lady herself was tbe one who had pre vented the nuptial knot from being tied, as several times during tneir supposed engagement she found good reasons tor not having the ceremony take place. The letters writen by Mr. Gard ner to Mrs. Mullen j occupied a nrnminent nlace in Mr. Allen's nlea. He read 1 among them being the last letter writen by the one-tima lover to his wMttheart in whiclkbe hoped that ho would not be offended with him. hut that he had no more mnnev to send her and could hard lv make ends meet as it was. No tions were assembled in the princl- j tneir names to spend the Chriitsai pai omce 11 was iuuuu umi neany . vacation. Miss Mienecke uvei Peoria Grain. . reona, uu Dec 23. Corn: re ceipts, 35 cars; unchanged; No. S yellow, 68e; No. 3 mixed, 68c; No. 5 mixed. 63 : No. 6 mixed. 61c: No. 3 white, 47 068c. Oats, receipts, 6 cars;, no sales. Peoria Lrrestocfc. Peoria, HI, Dec 21 Hogs, re ceipts, LOOO; active; 25c higher; top, 9.35; bulk, 9.3009.35; light, 9.00O9.35: mediums. 9.2509.35; heavies, 9i509A5; packing, A250 8.60.' . ., Cattle, receipts, 100; steady. : Horses and Holes. Bast St. Louis. Ma. Dee. 23. torses aaA males. everything to eat that one could Ba( Mo-t and Miss Siewert at A wuu lur uau uvea uiviuum ui uio HngtOn, Wis. luuu luuuuua U1VU5UI vj luc vuil" dren. j . Aledo Society ' j j C. L Painter of Aledo spew j" terday evening in Joy. ' , John Finch of Arpee retursst" his home last evening after WW WUU il ICUUa UCM avw - Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Dexter Champaign arrived in Aledos, evening and will spend taejans- hnlldavH wtt airs. r Seventy-five people enjoyed the annual dinner and Christmas party ms " A u. given by the Sunbonnet club last parents, Mr. and Airs, u niBni st tne nome 01 w. a. uuicner 1 . , ,. .tm on West Eleventh street Dinner.! H. P. Dun ap of Chicago srawc which imduded chicken and all ; in Aledo last night and wmjC! that goes with it was served at 7 several days visiuub -; :j. o'clock. Following dinner the chil- Aieao uu vj.'-m dren received their present from the zrab bae. A comforter, which He read several, prominent hiad been made by the women of the club, was then offered for sale. Tickets were sold for 10 cents. Miss Ada Butcher was awarded the comforter as an addition to -her hope chest The grab baa; for the older people was then opened and milh mapttmant was ttA Manlt a tations which were found on the J Tarioog gata obtained by guests and members of the club. Music outside of the envelopes and which had been made by tbe complainant indicated that the main promise or statement in each letter ' had been carefully made note of. Mr. Allen did not spare his client In his plea, referring to him sev eral times as being more of a fool than a heartbreaker and stating that he could not understand why he had not been on to the lady's game long before she requested th larger amount of money. ; Chicago Potatoes. Chicaa-o. Dec 23. Potatoes dull; receipts 23 cars; Northern Whitest sacked L3501-4& per nunarea weight; bulk 1.4001.50 per hun dred, weight; Minnesota and Red River Ohios aasked 1.60 per hun dred weight : " i , . Liberty Bonds. New - York. . Dec 23. Liberty bonds, closing prices today, were: 3s, 89.80; first 4s. 84.00; second 4s, 83.70; first' 4s. 84.90; second 4s, 84.60; third 4s. 85,56; fourth 4s. 84.50; Victory 3s, 94.86; Victory 4s, 94.90. and games were enjoyed during the remainder of the evening and the participants departed voting both Mr. and Mrs. Butcher and the la dies of the club royal entertainers. The Dorcas society of the 'Swe dish Lutheran church held its an nual Christmas party and election of officers last night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lindorff on East Eighth street -Gifts were ex changed foy members of the society and a during .M.mlB Ch fU ill night for a two weeks vu . . f utl- Vnrk. Th Misses Nma and Haia 11 AtU, who are attendin; Annam i. .,ncH to Alecs night to spend the Christmsi V in with their parents, av.rw Mrs. Guy VanAtta. y, Ayliffe Willits arrived r last night for a visit Vjrjt eats. Miss Willits l "f Hedding college at Abidoaf miss nwB. v. ; 10 "i"- frionda in Aledo last night to si I.-,-. h hnr frien Myra Davis. ''t jl t XlUer-Conuna, Harry Miller and Miss Coffland. hoth or Aieau, ft In marriage at -- ' N. Duniavey, on YJl , New York Sugar. New York, Dec. 23. Raw sugar firm at til for centrifugal; refin ed 7JO08JO for fine granulated. - W1.WW Whw All the sews all the time The short program was given j tltV. ' Iformed W aunng tne evening. Rev. Nelson, a w""' ""r .r. -nnnie v v student from Augustana college, Duniavey and tbe W m t t..A v J-ti,i. r. t attended. - The-weddlng co solo and lliss RuthTorseU with a' wi "t lm'0 vocal solo, accompanied on the i Mr. and .Mrs. Miller win n . piano by Hattie ForselL Ofllcers j bom te Alei0- - for the year were elected as fol-l twr,, vniteiGlf 101' lows: President Mrs. Ed Biork- . 10?, TheA man; treasurer. Myrtle Lundlad; 1f0,J' JutmaUon. tL. secretary, Delpha;. Those P-J t in a procUmaU whicn j !.. .i-i t. nuiiea iu iwcs lUUttl UU UlVWUHVVIUWiUPJ . . , Ruth Forsell,, Christine Alnwiuist tkThien toiling Laura Anderson, Mable Anderson Un worter" .Sispstck and Mrs. Ethel Jnhn-on Th. flow-' W. WP- J .-.. i . i Constantinople. , Andrew AJmquis: and Minnie John son. A delicious luncheon was served1 by Mrs. Lindorff and Miss Amelia Anderson, Silver. - New York. Dec 23. Bar silver: domestic J9; foreign, 63; Mex ican doUarSr .41. Fornf rOMMlTTEK. Crawtordsviller IncL, (United Press. )-In su e" prevent the influx of 7,ff the spread of crime a vipl mlttee of 100 members wss n here today. . . ts Every member of the . wffl be armed at aa tinwa, .