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THE ROCK ISLAND .ARGUS. MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1912.
PARIS III W AH Oil
Authority Says Half of Women
Who Frequent Latin Quar
ter Are Victims.
Paris, Dec. 30. Alarmed by medical
reports which how the Increasing
number of persons in certain sections
of Paris who are addicted to the use
of cocaine, the police have' commenced
an energetic campaign to suppress the
clandestine sale of the drug. They
have a difficult job on their hands.
Dr. hriand, chief or the St. Anne
lunatic asylum, says that fully one-
half of the young women who frequeut I
th" cafes of Mon martre and the Latin
quarter a vc!tlms of the habit and
sooner or later come under his care.
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ed its effec-s. The original sensation
continue for onlv a brief period, while !
the al'ter-effects follow swiftly and
are terrible. I
The law prohibits the sale of the
.drug rxcept on presentation of a phy
sician's prescription, bur the illegal
methods employed to obtain it are
many and ingenious. The waiters at
certain cafes make a business of re
tailing cocaine to customers with
whom they come In contar-'. Their
usual price is 75 cents a gramme. The
police recently raided the headquar
ters of a dealer who occupied a room
on the sixth floor of an office building.
It had been his practire to supply his
patrons by lowering a banket from a
window of his room, af er the Custo
mer hari 1,lin tifl.tri Himct.lf
himself as a user !
by whistling in a
peculiar manner, j
The d.-aler was severely punished. i
The renult of his arrost, detection I
and of other sharp iiollce measures has
been to raise the price without decreas-1
in.tiM1 demand for the drug, and I: is
stated that a much as a gramme
has bcn paid by persons whose crav-1
ings were so praf that they would (
not wait Hi find fl cheaper supply, j
According 'o statistics published by
the ministry of labor there were dur
ing 131 it 1..V2 strikes in Frauce in
volving 2i1.42: btiikers. Of these 729
were for higher wages. Of the lat
ter, jr;i were successful. 2!',4 failed and
2fn'. ended in a Vfeuipromise. The win-
nnig s -Tikes raised the average dallr
pay mm $1 to $1.13. The 2C4 strikes
which failed involved -he "2.791 strik
ers in a lots from Idleness of $29 per
mn. Putting nil the results together
and striking an average for the whole
729 rtrikeg, successful. unsuccessful
and compromised, it was found that
the average loss per man for -he 93.
32fi strikers 3im days after resumption
of vorit war over $G. It was only af
ter the 4i!".d day the losses and gains
balanced and that Hie increased wages
cor Id be considered as profits to the
S"ven American makers are well
reprnsi t'.u d at the French automobile
exposition ibis month. The cars and
the relatitely low prices have excited
considei atilp discursion among French
mnnuliK urers as to whether the time!
has not ,.;!,,,e to discourage importu- ,,aby of Joy .spent Wednesday with Harold Osborne, who has been at
tlon by a stiff tariff. Aledo relatives. !...., . 1 r,,,,t, m i
The opinion of French automobile
men It. that the American supremacy
in cht ap and lilit ar manufacture la
an liicustrml one. bound up in their
ability to organiz" factories for turn
ing out large numbers of automobiles
of tiie same model, a thing which it
.would be next 40 impossible to carry
through with a French factory organi
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Harrison of
Klthburg came Wednesday and at
tcndeiMhe wedding of their niece. Miss
Mn. E. J. Fulton of Arpee was a
rislto:- at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Alvah Jay Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Evans and
family of Haxelton. Iowa, who are vis
iting with ,Mrs. Evans' mother, Mrs.
Jameii Dunning, speut Christmas day
at tho home of Mrs. Maria Evans.
C. Lj. Gregory went to Peoria to at
tend the 69th annual meeting of the
Illlno's Teachers' association, which
was !Seld in that city Thursday and
Mils Cora Xennicutt of Viola spent
Wediiesday with her grandmother,
Mrs. D. Kenoicutt.
Mm. Ross Foot went to Burlington,
Iowa. Thursday to visit Mr. and Mrs.
A very pretty Christmas wedding
occurred at the home of Mr. and. Mrs.
J E. Brown at noon Wednesday; Dec.
2f. when their daughter, Bessie, be
came the wife of John Glffln. They
were attended by Mia Esther Giffln
and Boyd Brown. The bridal party
. stood under an arch of white carna
tions and smllax with a bank of cac
Mus and palms in front of the bay win
dow. The wedding march was played
by Mlsa Jessie Stein. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. J. B. Bartle ia
the presence of about seventy five rel
atives and friends. Little Pauline
Iiarlnon was ring bearer. Many beau
tiful and useful presents were given
Mr. itnd Mrs. Giffln. They left Wed
nesday evening for a two weeks' visit
with relatives near Pittsburg, Kan.
after their return they will go to
housekeeping on a farm near Sun
Mrs. N. H. Guthrie spent Thursday
In Kewanee with Mrs. William Cro
Mrs. James Bjorkmaa spent Friday
ia Gilva at the home of her uncle, F.
' Vr and Mrs. Lewis Chamberlain of
Purkersburg, Iowa, who are visiting
Mr. Chamberlain's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. L. F. Chamberlain, went to Math
ersvi'le Thursday to visit relatives.
r:fes8or and Mrs. W. R. Woodman-
see are spending the Christmas vaca
tion in Indianapolis and Kokomo, Ind.
Mrs. Zelma Jove, who has been vis
iting relatives here, returned to her
home In Douglas, Iowa, Thursday. Her
mother, Mrs. W. W. Moore, and broth
er. Charles, accompanied her home.
Mrs. Herbert Hall and little son,
who have been visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Will Hall, returned to their borne in
Dr. and Mrs. F. C. English and Pro
Frank Mann of New Windsor Christ
mas day. Mrs. Mann was formerly
Miss Maud Graves of this city.
Dr. and Mrs. F. C. Snglish and Pro
feesor and Mrs. Ray went to Poria
Thursday to attend the meeting o. the
Illinois State Teachers' association.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Andress and sen,
Reed, and daughter, Lynore, of Rock-
fcrd 6pent Christmas with Mrs. An-;
dress' parents, Mr. and Mrs. George ;
Mrs. E. F. Peterson, daughter, Elsie,
jand Mrs. Wallen spent Friday with j
j Mrs. Peterson s sister, Mrs. Gus ;
Boom, in Hopewell.
MIhb Hazel Dodson of Galesbure !
um Thursdv to spend a few fiavs
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Albe" L- Emerson of New Boston !
anu -Mr vf"ruut- .
tawa, ill., were marne-j at me .mm no.
dist parsonage in Aledo Monday even- I
ing. Dec. 23. The ceremony was per-
formed by Rev. J. B. Bartle. i
The following officers were elected i
at the annual business meeting of the
Mercer County Short Course associa
tion to serve the coming year: Presi
dent, A. L. Duncan, Alexis; secretary,
H. Lee Thornton. Millersburg; treas
uie. E. R. Petrie, Aledo.
Mrs. O. E. Carlstrom and little son,
Charles, went to Woodhull Friday to
Bpend the day with Mr. and Mrs. H.
Miss Martha Gregory went to Viola 1
Friday tn sDend the dav with relat ves ;
ar,d went trom there to RushvilU; to
visit at the home of her uncle, L. G.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Louck cf!
Keith6burg spent Wednesday with
their aunt. Miss Haddie Patterson I
Mrs. Charles Rush died at her home
in Aledo. Dec. 2(, 1912. Orpha Edna
Hudson was born near Clarinda. Iowa,
in 1893. When 10 years old she moved
with her parents to Kewanee, where
1 they resided for a year, then moved
to Joy, where she was married to
Charles M. Rush June 21. 1811. She
leaves her husband, an infant son, her
father and mother, one brother, Hoy,
and one sister, Mrs. John Fullerton. of
'" ruucl" L"11 "r,r
d"Cted at the Presbyterian church in
Aledo Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock
by Rev. A. E. Moody, assisted by Rev.
Mr Adamson of Joy. Interment was
in the Aledo cemetery.
Mrs. Roy Doyle returned to her
no me in numngion, towa, i nursaay, 1
niter fl Ipu' riavs viKit iL-tth h.r tinr. i
eMs, Mr. and Mis. John Hogan.
mIhh u-itir.iron wiiiicmc inrnaH
t0 her home in Chicago Friday. j
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Clark and three i
children left Thursday for Oregon, j
.Mrs. buy beott and daughter. Miss
Katherine went to Keithsburg Wed-1
r.esday to spend a few days with rel j
ative8- . !
Mr. aud .Mrs. James Middaueb and
Mrs. M. E. Havelin and son, Frank
Havelin and Miss Margaret Carpen
j tor of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, were guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Miss Mary Johnson returned to Bur
lirgton Thursday after a few lays'
visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
A. R. Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Prouty and
daughter, Mrs. Fred Sloan of New Bos
ton were Aledo visitors Thuruiay.
Mrs. C. L. Gregory went to Alexis
Saturday to spend the day with her
cc using, Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Hunt.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Andress of M"
line spent Christmas with Mr. Andress'
parents near Aledo.
Professor and Mrs. A. C. Caldwell j
ar spending a few days with Mr. 1
Caldwell's parents in Biggsville.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Elsworlh spent
Thursday in Davenport.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Myers of Letts,
Iowa, are guests at the home of J. B
Miss Grace Derr returned home to
Canton Saturday after spending a few
days here with friends.
Miss Ethel Lowry and Miss Olive
Matchneer left Saturday for Macomb
to make a short visit at the home of
Rev. and Mrs. T. S. Pittenger.
Mrs. George A. Cooke and daugh
ters, the Misses Martha and Margery,
were Rock Island visitors Saturday.
Mrs. James HTake, son, Lor.mer,
daughter, ; Virginia of Chicago, came
Thursday to visit Mrs. Blake's patents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lorimer.
Mrs. James Webster and daughter,
Miss Catherine, of Gerlaw returned
home Friday after visiting at the home
of Mrs. Webste's, daughter and hus
band, Mr. and Mrs. William Haynes.
E. F.' Peterson returned to Chicago
Thursday after spending a few days
here with his family.
Craig Whitsitt. who is attending the
McCormick Theological seminary in
Chicago, is spending the holidays witt
his parentsMr. and Mrs. R. H. Whit
sitt. Miss Amelia Anderson went to
Galesburg Saturday to spend a few
days at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Mary Harris and Fred Mofflt,
both of Perryton were married Christ
mas day at the home of the bride's
mother, Mrs. Lena Harris. The cere
mony was performed by Rev. Mr. Ba
ker of Hamlet. Mr. and Mrs. Moffit
hsve gone to Michigan to visit rela
tives. They will make their horr.e on
a farm In Perryton township when
Mrs. M. C. Featht'r left Thursday
for Houston, Texas, where she will
si end the winter with friends.
A game of broomball was played at
the Aledo opera house Sat'irdi-T even
ins, Dec. S3 by the Rock Island and
Aledo teamA The games wu played
on roller skates. Aledo w-on by a Coal Valley pulpit in the afternoon,
score of 58 to 61. Trl-city visitors on Thursday from
Judge and Mrs. W. T. Cburch are Sunny Hill were Mrs. J. O. Wahl
spending the holidays with Mr. and strom. S. R. Jones and family, Albert
Mrs. Fred Hendrickson in Denver. Col. 1 1 .aw son and family, Mrs. C. A. John-
Mr. Church will make a short business
trip to Santa Anna, Cal before re
Mrs. J. E. Clark, who came from
Indianola, Iowa, to attend the funeral
of Mrs. Williams, went to Norwood
Saturday to be the guest of friends.
Mrs. Chris Balmer ana daughter,
yizn. Sara Johnson were Rock lnd
Mr. and Mrs. E. Manes left Satur-1
day for Burlington and West Point. !
Iowa, where they will visit friends. 1
Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Farm and three i
children are spending Saturday with ,
Mrs. Farm's parents in New Windsor. I
Mark Canum spent Saturday in '
Mr. Wood departed on the evening '
trtln Saturday for Cincinnati, Ohio, to
Etend Christmas with his mother.
Miss Laurena Allison of Carbon Cliff j
visited friends here Thursday. ,
.Mrs. nannan Zollinger. ao nasi
been very ill. is nightly better.
Dr. a. E. Hanson has as a guest his
brother. George Hanson, of Fulton, 111. I
Robert Penn has returned
from a business trip to Iowa.
The Woman's club met with Mrs.
Elizabeth Donaghoo last Friday after
noon. The subject for discussion was j
.wooes or uress.
The Country Card club met last Sat
urday with Mrs. U. Bell.
Dr. W. D. Chapman recently had as
a guest his sister. Mrs. Stessen, of
Mrs. Benjamin Nelson spent last Sat-
urdav afternoon in the tri-cities.
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hi hrotlier William Slover. who has I
'returned home to Arkansas.
! MrR t sharn Is ill
a Christmas entertainment was Eiv-!
en aj the Baptist church Sunday even- j
inc amj at the Methodist church Mon-1
j,. nvenine- I
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Welsh are visit-'
ir:t relatives in Alabama. i
Mrs. C. W. Reed. Sr.. scent Saturday
in East Moline. j
School closed here Tuesday even
ing for the holidays. The pupils will
be given a ten days' vacation.
The higher grades gave a iTlerary
program at the McKinley school builfi
icp last Friday afternoon.
Walter Spade and sister are visiting
Mrs. Marietta Reimers departed
Tuesday evening for Grundy Center,
Iowa, to visit her mother. Mrs. Cofl-
n:?n. Mrs. Reimers teaches the fourth 1
land fifth grades here at the McKinley
i .Mr. ana airs. i. .1. minsey ana inrce
! f1;niehter deDartcd Tuesday mof nine ,
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for rhicsen to visit relatives during
n n-.i i l-,i.,h ct l-wt nn.
in rarhnn rIifr at thc home 0 I
r,. an(i Mrs John Kenneflv.
I Mrs. V. McAvoy arrived home from
a visit in Henry county.
i , n visit hv John P.ell
yiT9 0sborr.e and two sons are
spending the holidays at Princeton
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h(.me t0 gpeud the holidays 'with' his
Percy Nielson is home from Chicago
to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Con
rad Nielson for a few days.
William Emmerett and family are
visiting at Ladora. Iowa.
Mrs. Mary Harper was paid a visit
by her grandson. R. K. Sco t.
Mrs. John Falstroin of Carbon Cliff
isited friends Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Ranson entertain
ed a number of their friends at a
J. Caruthers is visiting relatives at
Mr. and Mrs. C. Clark have arrived
home from their wedding trip to Chi
Charles Clark and Mrs. Jennie Mc
f'onnell were married by Rev. E. W.
Thompson of the Methodist church at
the parsonage last Wednesday even
ing at 8 o'clock. After a wedding trip
to Chicago they will reside in Silvis
where they are well and favorably
George McKinley arrived home from
West Liberty to spend Christmas wira
Mrs. Alberta Price accompanied by
her daughter. Miss Pearl Price arrived
home from Chicago last Saturday
evening. Mrs. Price has been visiting
relatives at Chicago and Miss Pearl
has been attending school there and is
home t0 spend the Christmas vacation
of two weeks.
Mr. Penn and mother, Mrs. O. Penn,
have arrived home from a visit with
relatives in Kansas City.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Lund have arrived
home from a visit at Coal Valley with
Mrs. B. Cole6on had as a Cnribfmas
guest her mother. Mrs. R. Colesdn. 01
Miss Minnie Scholtz spent Sunday
at Carbon Cliff with relatives.
T. Miller and family of Kansas vis
ited friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawson of Rutland,
fil., were Christmas guests at the tome
of her faUier, Bernard Yockes.
The Misses Anna and Blanche Brom
ley of Rock Island visited relatives
here Christmas eve..
Andrew Peterson has returned home
Tneadav from a visit with his Darent8
and other relatives and friends at
Mrs. Wagoner and little daughter of
Plainville, 111, visited relatives here
I Rev. Mr. Baird began his duties j
; Sunday as pastor of the Coa4 Valley i
, and Beulah congregations, nlling tho
. Beulah pulpit ia the forenoon aud the
son. G. I Mil'.er and family and Mrs.
, The following scholars made a per
fect attendance record for threo
months at Sunny Hill school: Donald
Back, Grace Harsha, Alice Harsha,
Mary Miller, Eva Harsha, Robert
Perrson, Leona Harsha and Isabella
G. L. Miller was a winner at the
Mississippi Valley corn show, taking
first prize on best two ears cn single
stalk, and most perfect ear on sing'.e
Fred Wilhouse shipped two car
loads of bogs from here Friday,
Miss Mahd McDonald closed a very
successful term at Kingdom school
Tuesday with the following program
which was well rendered:
Acrostic Christmas Nine boys.
Song, "No Kris No' Christmas"
Recitation, "Christmas Angels"
! Florence Morgan.
Recitation, "When Santa Claus Is
pre8ident" Gerald Johnson,
Recitation Buford Ague.
Recitation, "The Brownies" Earl
Song Three gir's
noitll,inn n-h,Vr.r,nrt vna
Recitation Helen Tall.
Song of the WMnd" School.
Recitation, "The Longest Day"
Recitation Tom Morgan.
Recitation Frances Bailey.
Recitation, "Santa in a Flat" Har
Song, "When Good Old Kriss Comes
Recitation Bernice Bailey.
Recitation. "The Story of Xmas"
Mara limes ior v ayne vayne
SoJg Joe Spargo.
Dialogue, "Christmas With Mother
Bertha and Reid McMeeken, Jessie,
-Nellie, .Mina. Horence and tagar
Kerr, al. of Sunny Hill had part in
the cantata, "Uncle Sam and Santa
Claus," Tuesday night at Orion town
hall. The cantata was very well ren
dered and the makeup of the charac
ters of the cast was indeed excellent.
The Sunny Hill Sunday school held
its Christmas entertainment Tuesday
evening. The following program was
Song, "Day of Days" School.
Address G. B. Buck.
Welcome Irma McGraw.
Song, "Hark, a Song" Choir.
Recitation, "Ring for Xmas" Doro-
"Grandma's to Visit' Four
Recitation, "Story I Love Best"
Recitation Gerald Johnson.
Drill. "Such a Glorious Night"
Recitation, "Christmas Morn"
Song Intermediate class and Mrs,
IE. P. Lawson.
"Our Gifts" Floyd
"Are You Poorer for
i Giving" Harvey Christopher.
j Recitation Ethel Harsha.
Song, "Riag Ye Glad Bells" School.
j Exercise, "Passing the Light"
George and Donald Buck, Wilber
Clark and Gerald Johnson.
Recitation, "Christmas Is So Long
Coming" A.ice Jones.
Recitation, "Bethlehem" Eva Har
Solo, "Hail the Day" Grace Mc
Whinney. Recitation, "A Christmas Message"
Recitation, "A Dream" Eda Perr
son. Exercise. "Good Night" Mrs. E. P.
I.awson and four girls.
Song No. 606 School.
Rheumatism Relieved n a V-ew Hours.
N. B. Langiey. Madison. Wis., says:
"I was almost helpless with rheuma
tism for about five months. Had It in
my neck so could nnt turn my bead,
and all through my oody. I tried three
doctors and many remedies without
any relief whatever until I procured
Dr. Detchon's Relief for Rheumatism.
In a few hours the pain was relieved
and in three days the rheumatism was
completely cured and I was at work."
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Next visit to Rock Island, Rock Island
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Daily United States Weather Map
Obsr7atlon taken it S a. ir... neTentv-flflli me
vidian Hire. Air pressure reauced to sea leei.
Isoba 'continuous J'nes pass throusb polc-.
of e;ual aM pressure. Ikotherih dotid line'
passthrotiph polntsof eqr.al temperature; lran
onlT for lerc. Irvezlng. S0. and 10u.
O Clear; Q partly cloudy: Q cloud r;
rsln; () snow: report mlssli
Arrows fiy wlto the wind. First figures. lowt
temperature past 12 hours: second, preclpltatl n
of .01 inch or more for past 24 hours; third, man
mum wind velocity.
FORKCAST FOR KOCK 1SLANI. IJ AVKNTOKT. MOMNK AM VICIX1TY.
. Mostly cloudy and unsettled tonight and Thursday. Warmer tonight with the lowest
temperature about the freezing point. Slightly colder Tuesday.
An enormous area of low pressure
which overlies southern Canada and
the territory as far southward as north
ern Texas and northern Georgia, with
its center over northwestern North
Dakota, where the barometer has
fallen to less than 29 inches, has been
attended by rain or snow from Wash
ington, Oregon and northern Califor
nia eastward to the extreme upper
Missouri valley and from the Missis
sippi valley and the west gulf to the
Atlantic coast. At, Portland, Ore., the
rainfall amounted to 2.40 Inches. This
low has also caused a rapid rise in
temperature on the eastern Rocky
(By wire from E. W. Waener & Co.,
Grain, Provisions, Stocks and Cotton.
Jocal offices at Rock Island house, RorS
Island, III. Chicago otlioes, 98-99-1"",
Board of Trade. L,ocal telephones, Kn
BOARD OF TRADE TRANSACTIONS.
December, 85, S6',i. 85, S6Vi.
May, 914, 91, 91. 91.
July, 88, 88, 88, 88.
December, 47Vi. 47. 47, 47'.i
May, 48, 48, 47, 48.
July. 48, 49, 48, 49.
December, 32 , 32, 32 , 32 .
May, 32, 32, 32. 32.
July, 32, 32, 32, 32.
January, 17.50, 17.50, 17.35, 17.45.
May, 18.00, 18.02, 17.95, 18.02.
January, 9.65, 9.67, 9 55, 9.60.
' May, 9.75, 9.80, 9.70, 9.80.
January, 9.60, 9.6ft, 9 55, 9.60.
Moy, 9.75, 9.75, 9.66, 9.70.
THE GRAIN MARKET.
Chicago Cash Grain.
u neat io. r i.uy)1.ju, ino. i.'ai!
1.07, No. 2 h 8893, No. 3 h 87
91, No. 1 ns 89'5 89, No. 2 ns 37U
88, No. 3 ns S.1'5 86, No. 2 sfg 87
88, No. 3 spg 8385, No. 4 spg
Corn No. 2 y 48, No. 3 44 'if' 45,
No 3 w 4647, No. 3 y 4445.
Nc. 4 4244, No. 4 w 4546, So. 4
Oats No. 2 w 3334, No 3 w
32lig33, No. 4 w 31(i'32, sta idard
Wheat opened 1-4 up; closd
to 1-4 up.
Corn opened unchanged; closed 3-8
Today. Coi tract.
Wheat 60 5
Corn , 360 none
Oats 207 44
To- Last i-as:
day. week year.
Minneapolis . ... 694 759I.diday
Duluth 221 364 bliday
Winnipeg 152 1020bliday
Chicago Estimates Tomorrov.
Wheat today 958,000 19,003
Year ago h diday
Corn today I.i47.000 lil-OOO
Year ago b'liday
LIVE STOCK MARKET.
Opening of Market.
Hogs 39.000; strong; left over :.7G9.
Light 7.107.42, mixed 7.10J 7.50,
heavy 7.107.50, rou:h 7.107.2i
Cattle 21.000; steady.
Sheep 38.000; strong.
Nine O'clock Market.
Hogs strong; 5c to 10c up.
7.157.50. bulk 7.40g7.50, mixed 7-20
67.55, pigs 5.40 7.25, heavy 715
7.60, good 7.30 7.C0, rough 7.1 5 7.30,
Yorkers 7.40 7.45.
Cattle, best steady, others slow.
Beeves 5.70 9.50. s'ockers 4.25 ".40.
Texans 4C05.80. cows 2.75 7.50.
calves 6.50 10.50. ,
Sheep strong. Natives i-Slfi J.50.
Today's Market Quotations
U. S. Department of
WILLIS U MOORE.
mountain and Atlantic slopes and mild
weather is general throughout most
of the territory covered by the morn-
I ing observations. The pressures are
' moderately high from California and
' southern Oregon southeastward to
! southern Texas. The eastward move
! ment of the northern low will be at
tended by mostly cloudy and unset
tled weather in this vicinity tonight
and Tuesday, with higher temperature
tonight, followed by slightly colder
High. Low. Prep.
I Atlantic City 48 -44 .02
lambs 6.108.75, westerns 4.255.50,
Close of Market.
- Hogs closed slow. Light 7.1507.50,
bulk 7.40 7.50. mixed 7.20 7.55,
heavy 7.157.60, rough 7.15 7.30.
Cattle, strong to slow, top 9.50.
Sheep, strong, top 5.50.
Lambs, strong, top 8.75.
1 Western Live Stock.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Kansas City 7,000 15,000 6,000
Omaha 5,000 6,000 13,500
Estimated Chicago Tomorrow.
Hogs. Cattle. Sheep.
Chicago 25,000 5,000 26,000
NEW YORK STOCKS.
New York, Dec. 30. Following are
the quotations on the market today:
Union Pacific 158
U. S. Steel preferred C7
V. S. Steel common 109
Rock Island preferred 23
Rock Island common 42
Southern Pacific 104
New York Central 107
Missouri Pacific 40
Great Northern 129
Northern Pacific 120'4
Ixmlsvllle & Nashville 140
Smelters ... , 72
Canadian Pacific 257
Chesapeake & Ohio '. 78
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 91
Baltimore & Ohio 104
St. Paul 112
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LOCAL WIARKET CONDITIONS.
Dec. 30. Following are the whole
sale quotations on the local market
BLUer, creamery, 36c.
Dairy butter, 30c.
Lard. 12c per pound.
Fresh eggs, 30c.
Storage eggs, 21c.
Potatoes, 50c to 60c.
Cabbage, lc per pound.
Onions, 60c per bushel.
reed and Fuel.
Forage Timothy hay, $20
Oats, 34c to 35c.
Corn, new, AOc to 45c.
Coal Lump, per ton, $2.25; s'a'.k,
MORNING GRAIN LETTER.
Chicago, Dec. 30. The tone of news
paper gossip In week-end reviews is
somewhat bearish on the entire grain
The weather forecast for the week
is fair in the central west and south
west. Dry weather Btill Dertains In
reports cars very
scarce and dealers not selling much
corn. , '
The liberal corn movement of the
past week created a fresh supply i;f
bears and sentiment is a shade heavy.
Most of the orders for May corn at
48c on Saturday are reported filled.
After the recent weekly visible re
por s it is impossible to guess the
Boston 4(5 4ft .00
Buffalo 42 30 .10
Rock Island 47 24 .00
Denver ..40 3(3 .00
Jacksonville 72 62 .no
Kanscs City 48 2G. .00
New Orleans 62 56 .81
New York 42 3S .12
Norfolk 54 48 .on
Phoenix 60 36 .00
St. Louis 42 32 .02
I St. Paul 32 14 .00
San Diego 66 46 .00
San Francisco 54 46 .10
Seattle 50 40 .62
Washington, I). C...4S 3S .28
Winnipeg 24 10 .00
weekly changes in the visible.
Western primary receipts of wheat
last week were 8,000,000 and ship
ments were 2.700,000. These figures
suggest a big increase, but they are
a duplicate of last week, when the vis
ible decreased 80,000.
Corn visible should show another
lxng distance provision bears say
packers are now stocking up and wish
to secure any hog price advantage im
mediately. Pressure of wheat on Minneapolis
is deemed the leading bear factor.
Minneapolis and Dulut.h hold about
24,000,000 wheat against 25,000,000
one year ago; the .great, difference be
ing, however, that there is 100,000,000
yet to press on these terminals versus
50,000,000 last year. Looks as if the
overflow to Chicago will continue.
Liverpool wheat comes higher.
For many days Liverpool has been
The Commercial West, In its weekly
review, regards the northwest wheat
situation as sound. It does not pre
dict an upturn, but believes wheat is
worth he money.
1 MORNING STOCK LETTER.
New York, IV'c. 30. The London
market this mor.iing is lower.
We believe the important event sines
the market closed on Saturday was
the speech of Mr. Wilson, the writer
hoping, although he is not believing,
that it is all a bit of left-over cam
In a general way, newspaper com
meat may be called optimistic. '
The ruling of the attorney general
will not to our way of thinking frus
trate the efforts of the sc called money
As for the market, we believe its
tendency, in the main, is downward.
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Garments wear out long before their
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Don't wait until this is necessary.
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