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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 80, 1912.
rjXDER PROTECTION OF BRITISH FLAG GOVERNOR WILSON FINDS
PEACE; HUNGRY OFFICE SEEKS DID NOT FOLLOW TO BERMUDA
moos rrom tbe churchyard, and .an av
erage of between 60,000 and 70.000 gal
lon of "Wrong al" were brewed thera
The sale of this, however, was con
fined to the cathedral precincts. Tbey
must hare been thirsty souls. those old
time ecclesiastics. But. then. It mast be
remembered that In those days tea and
coffee were unknown and beer was
drunk at every tneaL Even Tery lit
tle children bad tbelr allowance, two
quarts a day. sent up to the nnrsery.
regularly each morning from the but
tery below. Pearson's Weekly.
Daily United States Weather Map
Tub nUitura attowa QIo Gov." th Wilson eettaoa In Barmuda; lowar left, tn Mia
to war right. Gov. Wilson on his way ta Bermuda.
Eleanor and Jessie Wllaont
In Bermuda Governor Wilson has
found the peace which was denied
bim under the stars and stripes. He
las had a little trouble with one or
two obstreperous photographers, but
aside from that little has happened
to disturb the rest which he so much
needs. Unfortunately, he has had a
slight attack of Indigestion, which hag
marred what would otherwise be a
The othnr members of the family
are enjoying themselves, too. They
had a hard summer of it, as well as
the governor. The Wilson girls posed
In Bermuda for the picture shown
I MISPLACED AFFECTION.
Tragfo Stsry of 8naka Charmsr and
Her Pet Reptile.
Miss X.. a snake charmer well
Inown among show people, firmly be
lieved that oue of her snakes was
really fond of her. She could do any
thing with It fondle It. kiss and ca
She grew so fond of It that at last
she even let It sleep on her bed. to the
great dlsjrust of the other performers
In the show. She would eat her meals
with this horrible thing colled around
her neck, and once, in very warm
weather, she took it under her coat
Into the woods with her and let It
amuse Itself by crawling over the
ground. She followed It about and
kept a most careful watch over it (It
was a valuable performer), but It
showed no disposition to go off Into the
woods, as she feared it might, but
came back to ber and colled round her
She was warned several times that
the reptile was very dangerous, but she
grew more and more reckless, and the
snake appeared to become more and
more attached to ber.
And then one day without any warn
ing, directly after a performance when
6he was caressing It In ber own room,
the snake suddenly threw back its
bead, looked at ber steadily and with
lightning-like swiftness struck her be
tween the eyes, leaving two tiny punc
tures. She hastily uncoiled It and
thrust It into its box. but she died
within half an hour. McClure's Maga
it c nanartmpnt nf Arrir.nlture. 1 1
Lr WEATHER BUREAU.
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EXPLAXATOFY NOTES. k 30 Jv 1 ! L , , J504
of eQui!, pressure. Ibotiierss :dotud Tnes) J0iW& P
- pussthnneh points of fqunl tmpture7 rtrawn
y only for lere. frzlns. J. aol I0u. OxjJSp CtofuAA
O clean- O Pftly cloudy. J clondy; tVtvcvPberr.
nln; snow: report ml.-alnB (V V "0So.ie'
Arrows flr with the wind. First fl cures, lowest J 1-4 MAP.
of 0rinPM" Ur hours: ,ec,aJ- PrclPlSo5
CONCERT FOR MURDERER " terdy atter the prlson or(eBtr had
iir- . ....-r Riven a three-hour concert for his
AS HE AWAITS HANGMAN benefit in the dath chamber.
San Quentin. Cal., Nov. SO. Ed The Indian murdered his consort.
Will lain e, an Indian, was hanged yes- Inez Brooks, in a frenzy due to liquor.
Best Office Building
! Rock Island : : : : : 2d Ave, 1 7th St.
and shot several other persons. He
was reprieved several times, but re
cently he announced that he did not
want any more reprieves that he
wished to be hanged promptly, if at
Warden Hoyle went to see Williams
an he sat talking with the death
"There's only one thing I'd like to
have," said Williams, in response to a
query, "but I guess that's too much
trouble. I'd like to have the band
play. I used to play the fiddle in our
tribe. I was pretty good at it."
On the way to the scaffold Williams
said to Wardeu Hoyle: "Much obliged
for the music."
A HASTY MARRIAGE.
And tha Brida Was Net the One tha
Oliver Cromwell was so great a man
that he dwarfed his surroundings, and
it is singular how little the majority
of people knew about the family and
family life of this "the most typical
Englishman of all time." He had
three daughters, the youngest of
whom was Frances. Her attractions
must have been considerable. The
young' woman bad several love affairs,
but certainly the one that bad a most
amusing termination was ber flirta
tion with ber father's chaplain, Jerry
One day the protector surprised Jer
ry on bis knees in the very act of
kissing the lady's band. Cromwell
coldly demanded the meaning of the
scene, and "Jerry, with a pretty wit.
exclaimed that be had long been
courting "that young gentlewoman,
my lady's woman." although without
success. He was now thereby humbly
WEATHER CONDITIONS. I
Low pressures prevail from British
Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan
southward to Arizona, attended by rain
or snow on the Pacific slope and the
coast of southern Texas. A consider
able rise in temperature has also oc
curred over portions of the Rocky
mountain plateau and In the gulf sec
tions. Another storm which is disap
pearing beyond New England has caus
ed light precipitation in the eastern
portion of the lake region, the St.
Lawrence valley and Maine. High
pressures and generally clear skies are
noted from the Mississippi valley to
tire Atlantic coast, with the crest of
Tricks of the Crafty Italian Forgers f , pnyiDg her jmp intercede for
There are dealers in curios, a crafty
set of tradesmen, nil over Europe, but
it is in Italy that they have carried the
art of deceit aud forgery, the substitu
tion of modern products for ancient, to
the acme of perfection. Verona. Ven
ice. Siena and Rome swarm with
shops. in which lurk these dealers In
the antique, and they are keen to spot
any American that may ' pass their
way. Next to the American in gulli
bility is the Englishman, but be does
J not bo fret ly xive up bis money.
Sir James Yoiall. the Euglish con
noisseur, thus describes one of these
Cromwell turned at once to the wait
ing woman and requested to be in
formed why she refused the honor his
friend. Mr. White, would do her. The
young woman, fully equal to the oc
casion, replied magnanimously that if
Mr. White intended ber that honor she
would not be so churlish as to deny
bim. "Call Godwlo." returned Crom
well, and tbe pair were married
Her name is Amy; and she is one of
tbe nicest young misses living on tbe
dealers: "He knew how to crackle new j upper west side. Her father conclud
ivories by boi!io them like eggs, how j "d last week he would do something
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INSURANCE FIRE. SUITE.
Hl'BHARD TOXX 408
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(OLIMUIA NATIONAL LIFE
HVGUES A PRATT
ILLINOIS LIFE 1X9. CO 40
METROPOLITAN LIFE (
Ka ) tt04l
NEW lORK LIFE (af K. Y.)....U
(IT RATE LOAN CO ...304
FIDELITY LOAN CO 443
I LOANS REAL ESTATE.
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SCHROEDER, C. J MS
to cook new picture in the oven, bow
to smoke new prints and bow to green
Dew bronzes with nitrate of potas
sium. It was so 'amusing to see tbe
things age in a minute: He would
bring a new earthen ware'disb out of
tbe over, burning but. and plunge it
into Iced oil; result, contraction, chill
chilblains, so to speak and tbe enamel
all cracked into tbe wrinkles of are.
And then be would rub tbe surface
npon a dirty paving stone rill signs of
wear and tear appeared that might out
to encourage Amy tn babfts of indus
try. Therefore be offered to give ber
$5 if she would trim a bat for herself.
She accepted the proposition and two
days later appeared before ber father
wearing a hat of ber own creation, and
a very pretty bat it was loo. Her fa
tber was delighted and handed over
the $5 with real pleasure. The next
day Amy. wearing another and still
handsomer bat. met ber father on the
street "And did you trim that one.
too?' be asked, with manifest pride.
No." was the reply. "I bought this hat
"As for pictures, it was easy to find I 1th tbe $5 you gave me and present
an old canvas or an old panel for a Lo- " tn other one to tbe janitor's little
FOKKCAST FOK KtlCK ISLAND. DAVEN'POKT. MO LINK AM) VICIX1TY.
Fair and warmer tonight with the lowest temperature n car freezing. Sunday probably
the high over eastern Tennessee. The i New Orleans
continued eastward movement of the
high and the approach of the Rocky
mauntaln low will be attended by fair
and warmer weather in this vicinity
tonight, probably followed by Increas
ing cloudiness Sunday.
High. Low. Prep.
Atlantic City 42 32 .00
Boston 42 36 .OCT
Buffalo 42 36 .00
Rock Island 51 27 .00
Denver 4S 30 .00
Jacksonville 56 48 .00
Kansas City 54 36 .00
5S 43 .04
New York 40 32 .OD
Norfolk 44 34
Phoenix 74 42 .00
St. Louis 54 34 .00
St Paul 42 24 .00
San Diego 70 58 .10
San Francisco 52 60 .00
Seattle 44 42 .24
Washington, D. C....46 28 00
Winnipeg 24 IS .00
Yellowstone Park ... 28 .08
A slight falling tendency will con
tinue from below Dubuque to Musca
tine. J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Today' 's Market Quotations
Grain. Provisions. Stocks and Cottoa
(Br wlra from EL W. Wag-ner ft Co,
Locel offlcea at Rock Island house. Rock
Ieland. 111. Chicago office, 98-99-100,
BoarU of Trade. Local telephones. Na
west 3 SO.)
BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS.
December, 84, 84. 84, 844.
May. 90, 90l4, 89. 90V4.
July, 87, 88, 87, 88.
December, 47, 47, 47, 47.
May, 48, 48, 47. 48.
July, 49, 49. 48, 49.
December. 30. 30, 30, 30.
May, 32, 32, 32, 32.
July, 32. 32, 32, 32.
January. 19.20, 19.32, 19.17, 19.27.
May, 18.55, 18.C2, 18.55. 18.57.
January. 10.65, 10.C7, 10.62, 10.62.
May. 10.17. 10.22. 10.17, 10.17.
January, 10.27, 10.27. 10.25, 10.25.
May. 9.92, 9.95, 9.92, 9.92.
lambs 6.75 7.75, westerns 4.00 4.65,
Close of Market
Hogs, 14,000; slow to 5c off. Light,
7.357.75; bulk, 7.607.75; mixed, 7.40
(57.82; heavy, 7.407.82; rough,
7 35 7.55.
Cattle, steady. Top, 11.00.
Sheep, strong. Top, 4.15. Lambs,
strong. Top, 7.75.
Western Live Stock.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep
Kansas City 2,000 100 200
Omaha 8,600 1,500 500
Estimated Chicago Tomorrow.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep
Hogs next week 170,000
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York, Nov. 30. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Union Pacific 173
U. S. Steel preferred 112
U. S. Steel common 75
Dakota surplus as marketed. Nebras
ka is given as 62 per cent and Kansas
as 80 per cent.
The Hay & Grain Reporter also an.
nounces that corn husklngs are run
ning up to expectations except In Illi
nois and Kansas. They believe the
corn crop Is around 3,080,000,000. They
also claim that cattle feeding in the
seven surplus s'ates shows a very lib
eral increase probably 10 to 30 per
cent in sections.
Quite a number of locals are? now
on a two-sided corn fence. Some of
them are buying on dips. Some are
i holding enough to show they are bold
, THE GRAIN MARKET.
' Chicago Cash Grain.
Wheat No. 2. r. 1.0001.03; No. 3.
r. 8698; No. 2, h, 85 86; No. 3. Great Northern
h, 84 85; No. 1, ns, 85 86; No. Northern Pacific
Rock Island preferred
Rock Island common .
New York Central ....
! Missouri Pacific
. 43,000 26,000 40,000 to say May corn will never touch 46.
w earner in tne central west is ex
cellent this morning; mainly clear and
Hogs hold the 7 to 7 level.
Looks as if Bulgaria is ready to quit
fighting and Turkey will only lose 20
per cent of its territory. The announce
ment of Germany that it is ready for
war Is a public notice to Russia, Ser
via and Aus rla that Germany will
New York, Nov. 30. The London
market (his morning Is dull and fea
114 tureless, although one might have ex-
43 pected it otherwise, in view of the dis-
2. ns. 84 (85; No. 3, ns 81 83: No
2, spr. 8484; No. 3, spr, 8083;
No. 4, spr, 74 78
Louisville & Nashville
patches stating qul'e positively that
Turkey and BiTlgarla will probably
sign a two weeks' armistice today and
Colorado Fuel & Iron 35 I tne further statement that peace terms
New Corn No. 3, 4546; No. 3,Canadian Pacific 207 be b,een arranged.
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MAHTIS, DK. U.K.
MILM LH, DK. C. W. .,
UKKHAKD, DK. B. H. ,
BVRKtf ART, DK. HADA Sll
(OVEUTS, PR. J. F. 40T
DAKT, DK. RALPH
FOSTKR. DR. C. T 41
TREY TAG, DB. C. T SOS
rCTKIE, DR. ETTA
ITOthER, DR. A. M...6I1
SOI DUKS, DR. J. C. .......
. .aa' WII.SOV, XIS BLANCHE 41
..B4K: REAL ESTATE LANDS.
. .604 HUBBARD At TOW 400
..Ml HICUEI A PRATT 413
KHELL. E. H 412
LIBERTY MFG. CO. Sra aa-
MALOXEY, E. A. ADV Ul
407 MOLIE TIMBER CO Ml
M. PAC. RAILWAY CO (lacal
ROSE FIELD. VI'. A SM
TRI-CITT BCSIXESS ETCH 474
renxo. It was when tbe artist's work
was over that the real science and art
began first of all. a wash of var
nish that bad been colored with seplp;
next on tbe more raised portions, rub
bings with licorice Juice to attract tbe
flies. He could even imitate fly marks
with India ink. A few drops of salty
water left on tbe canvas would pro
duce moldiness and mildew. A needle
deftly used would cover tha picture
with a network of cracks."
4A4TRI-STATE OIL CO.
IN THE HEART OF ROCK ISLAND
All Street Cars Scop Right at the Entrance
; THE BANK OF ENGLAND.
: Clasaad as a Tavern and Has tha Right
to Ratail Baar.
; In tbe census records of tbe dry of
j London tbe Bank of England is class
ed as a tavern.
This is because it has tbe right In
i common with some other old establisn-
1 ed city businesses to sell beer by re-
. talL Tb power to do this was grant
ed it by charter under the great seal
: n 1694. and it has never been Ukea
: i wsy from it.
Tbe bank could therefore, it it chose.
; start in business as a public house to
morrow, ar it could send round a spe
cial "Bank of England brand" of. say.
' bottled stout delivered in its own
drays at your door, with a facsimile
of tbe chief cashier's signature on tbe
label of each bottle as a guarantee of
Tbe dean and chapter of St. Pant's
cathedral can also lay claim to a simi
lar privilege, with tbe right. In addi
tion, to brew their own beer. Paul's
brew boas formerly stood at tbe cor
ner of. the entrance to Doctor's com-
g-lri-" New York Press.
NOT OF HEART
Seal Facts In Regard To F. R,
cunman s illness. Keller uo
tained By Curing His
Waynesville.N. C Mr. F. R. Huffman,
of this city, says : " I suffered dreadfully
with what 1 thought was heart trouble,
and tried various medicines in vain.
After other remedies had failed, Thed
ford's Black-Draught restored me to
health. I would not feel safe without
Black-Draught in the house. I consider
it wotth its weight in gold.
It cured mj indigestion, and by this
means I was restored to health. I can
not express my gratitude for its benefits "
Good health depends on the condition
of your digestion. Poor digestion and
good health do not go together.
Thedford's Black-Draught w!!I
thoroughly cleanse and set in order your
It has done this for others, during the
past 70 years, and is today the most
popular vegetable liver remedy oa th
market Try it.
Insist cn Thrfford's. Price 25c
w, 4646U; No. 3, y, 46Mt471i: No.
4 44&44',4: No. 4, w, 44'&45Vi; No. 4,
Oats No. 2, w, 34 34; No. 3. w,
3K&32V4; No. 4, w. 29V31; stand
ard, -32, 33.
Wheat closed up.
Corn closed "P.
Wheat 54 11
Corn 259 2
Oats . 203 34
To- Last Last
day. week. year.
Minneapolis 433 511 364
Duluth 41S 472 101
Winnipeg :.. 633 882 720
Chicago Estimates Tomorrow.
Wheat today 2,102,000 3.318.000
Year ago 651,000 2,319.000
Corn today 757.000 31S.000
Year ago 1,012,000 642,000
LIVE STOCK MARKET.
Opening of Market.
Hogs 12,M)0; slow; left over 3.464.
Light 7.40'?f7.fe0. mixed 7.4507.85,
heavy 7.40 7.90, rojigh 7.4037X0.
Cattle 800; steady.
Sheep 2,000; steady.
Nine O'clock Market
Hogs strong, Ujrht 7.4097.80, bulk
7 65 7.80, mixed 7.455 7.85. pigs 5.50
7.50. heavy 7.4047.90. rough 7.40f
7.60, Yorkers 7.75 7.80.
Cattle steady. Beeves 5.65411.00,
Blockers 4.35'97.65, Texans 4.40ig5.70.
cows 2.75517.65, westerns S.50&9.?,
calves 6 50 10 25.
Illinois Central 127
Pennsylvania 123 1 ii
Erie 34 '
Chesapeake & Ohio 81
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 92
Baltimore & Ohio 10CV
Atchison 107'. !xpc ea.
Trade reports continue entirely op
timistic and the car ulior age shows
The Reading statement for October
is a "corker."
A poor bank statement Is generally
St. Paul 113
Lehigh Valley 175
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Nov. 30. Following are the whole
sale quota' Ions on the local market
Butter, creamery, 35c.
Dairy Butter, 30c.
Lard, 12 Vic per pound.
Fresh eggs, 33c.
Storage eggs, 25c.
Cabbage, 3 Vic head.
Onions, C5c per bushel.
Feed and Fuel.
Forage Timothy hay, f.20.
Wild hay. $14 to $15.
Oats. 33c to 34c.
' Straw, $8 to S9.
Corn, new, 40c to 45c.
Old cows, 65c.
Coal Lump, per ton, 2.75: slack,
A quiet morning, In view of the pos
sibility of important deciHlons Monday
would seem eo be entirely loglcaL
All tbe news all tb tlmo The
JUDGE FOE YOURSELF.
Which Is Better Try an Experiment
or Profit by a Rock Island Citi
Something new is an experiment
Mubt be proved to be as represent
ed. The statement of a manufacturer Is
not convincing proof of merit
But the endunteraent of friends Is.
Now supposing you had a bad back.
A lame, weak or aching one.
Would you experiment on It?
You will read of many so-called
Kndorsed by strangers from far-
I away places..
It's different when the endorsement
comes from home.
Easy to prove local testimony.
Read this case:
J. L. Williams, engineer, 831 Forty
third etreet. Rock I bland, III., says:
:"Doan's Kidney Pills were beneficial
37 1 w Qie ana 1 Kiaaiy recommend toem.
Chicago. Nov. 30. Newspapers an- , ha backache and my kidneys were
nounce a Hlay Balkan truce. Looks j irregular in action. Doan's Kidney
line peace, ana u Argentine news is p,jig made me entirely well."
good, wheat might dip 1 cent. Visible
total should be over 58,000.000 on Mon
day. The National Hay & Grain Re
porter says its reports Indicate abou-t
2 per cent of the farm wheat surplus '
Sheep strong. Natives 3.7534.75, in Minnesota and 55 per cent of South 'take no other,
For sale by all dealers. Prlca 50
cents. FoBter-Milburn company, Buf
falo, New York, sole agents for the
Remember the name Doan's and