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"THJS HOCK ISLAND ARGUS. THUK5DAY, JULY 17, 1913. ITfT" til ' ' J; Today 's Market Quotations Local and Foreign Chicago and New York market fur nished by E. V. Wagner & qo., mem bers Chlcagr Board of Trade; grain, provisions, stocks and cotton; privat wires to all financial centers. Corre spondents on the New York Stock and Cotton Exchanges. Trl-city office la Rock Island hotel. Phone west 330. P. J. McCORMICK. Manager. CHICAGO MARKETS. Wheat Open. High. Low. Close. July 85 8CV 85 85-a Sept 8CH 87 8G4- 80S b Dec 90Vi 90- 90Vs 90Vi a Corn July COS 614 COS r.o?via Sept. 61H C2S CIV,- 6lV-a Dec. 7Ts 58 57 58-4 a Oats July 37 38V4 377i 38 Sept 39Vi 33 39 39 b Dec. 41 41 40 41 b Pork July 21.92 22.00 21.92 22.00 b Sept 21.15 21.25 21.15 21.25 a Lard July 1L65 11.72 11.65 11.72 Sept 11.75 11.82 11.75 11.80-a Ribs July 11.70 11.80 11.70 11.80 b Sept - 11.82 11.90 11.77 11.90 a Chicago Cash Grain. ta No. C w, 3839; No. ; No. 4 w, 3738',i; standard 0H841. Corn No. 2. 62362; No. 2 w, 63y4 63jf: No. 2 y, 6262; So. 3. 61 61; No. 3 y. 6262; No. 4, 59 61; No. 4 w, 61C2; No. 4 y. 60 61. Wheat No. 2 r, 86 87, new; No. t r, 85 86; No. 4 red, 82 85 No. 4 r, 8285; No. 2 hw, 8787 No. 3 bw, 8C86; No. 1 ns, 91 92; No. 9091; No. 3 ns, 8890 No. 4 ns. 82 88; No. 2 s, 90 91; No. 3 , 8890; No. 4 s, 8288; No. 1 vc 91 92; No. 2 vc. 90 91; No. 3 vc, 88 90; No. 1 durum, 8990; No. 2 dur um, 87 89; No. 3 durum, 84 86. Call Bids on Track, Chicago. Corn 10 days' track. No. 3 mixed 60, No. 3 w G2, No. 3 y 61. July track. No. 3 mixed 60, No. 3 w 62 No. 3 y 61. August track. No. mixed 61. No. 3 w 62, No. 3 y G2. Oats 10 days' track and July track, No. 3 w 38, standard 33;. No. 2 40. August and September track. No, 8 w 38, standard 33'i. No. 2 w 39 Liverpool Cables. Wheat opened unchanged; closed ' to off. Corn opened unchanged; closed cC. Chicago Receipts. Today. Contract Wheat 232 Corn 75 Oats 114 Northwest Cars. To- Last day. week. Minneapolis 127 97 Duluh 86 58 Winnipeg 131 28 Chicago Estimates Tomorrow. Whrat 738 Corn 86 Oats 138 Primary Movement. Receipts. Shipments. Whoat today 1,465,000 964.000 Year ago r.92,000 550,000 Corn today 270,000 626,000 Year ago 371.000 602,000 CHICAGO LIVE STOCK. Opening of Market Hogs 17,000; left over 2,992. Open ed strong at yesterday's average. Mix ed 8.600 9.35. good 8.80 9.20, rough 8.45 8.75. light 8.90 9.40. Cattle 3.500; steady. Sheep 24,000; 25c lower. Nine O'clock Market Hogs c to 10c higher than yester day's. Mixed 8.70 9.45. good 8.90 9.30, rough 8.558.85, light 9.00(39.47. pigs 8 00 9.25, bulk 9.00 9.30. Cattle steady. Beeves 7.35 9.15, cows 3.25 8.40, stackers 6.2o8.00, Texans 6.758.10. calves 9.25ll.O0. tSheep 25c lower. Sheep 3.35 515, lambs 5.50 8.40. Close of Marke. Chicago, July 17. Closing live stock market Hogs Close strong at early prices, 6 to 10c higher than yesterday's average. Mixed, 8.609.35; Good, 8.609.35; heavy. 8.609.20; rough. 8.458.75; light 9.009.50. Cattle Steady. Sheep 10315 lower than early. Southwest Receipts. Hogs. Cattle. Sheep, Kansas City 6,000 5,000 4,000 Omaha 9.800 1.400 5,000 Hog Receipts. St Louis 7 5,500 St Joseph 5,500 Sioux City 6.5O0 St Paul 3.200 New Cabbage, Louisiana, lb. 4e Onions. Texas. Bermuda and Silver Skin lb. 6c c Chickens. Old cocks Chickens Spring Fish Market Buffalo - - Perct Halibut fresh Pickerel, lb.' Trout lb Catfish, lb. ..12c .250 NEW YORK STOCKS. New York. July 17 Following are the quotations on the New York stock market today: Union Paclflo . - 146 U. S. Steel preferred 106 V. 8. Steel common 54 Reading 158 Rock Island preferred 5 Rock Island common 15 Southern Pacific 91 New York Central 98 Missouri Pacific 30 Great Northern 124 Northern Pacific 107 Louisville & Nashville 134 Smelters 60 Colorado Fuel & Iron 28 Canadian Pacific 215 Pennsylvania 111 Erie 25 Chesapeake & Ohio ...t. 534 Brooklyn Rapid Transit 87 Baltimore & Ohio 94 Atchison 96 American Ixcomotive i8 Sugar 100 St. Paul ...10:: Copper 5 Lehigh Valley 147 Republic Steel common 19v ,...8e .4c to 7c 10c , 8c 12c 15c Halibut, lb. "c Flour, Feed and Fuel. Straw, ten Straw, bale 4045e Hay, prairie, bale 50cS8c Bran, ton $23.00 Bran, cwt Ear cons, bushel 60c Oats, load, bushel 40c Corn chop, cwt, $1.45 Shorts, ton .... 24.00 Shorts, cwt Wheat bushel 85a Coal, lump, per ton $3.60 4.00 Timothy hay $14$1S WAGNER'S REVIEW II V- 4 Morning Stock Letter. New York, July 17. London did not respond to our advance In stocks. Prices sold one-half to two points off, with Canadian Pacific weak. It was noteworthy that the buying power on the rise was light and after prices were bid up bids were frequently with drawn in active issues, such a3 Union Pacific and Reading. In a word, much of the buying came from shorts, and when they covered, the demand van ished. There is an element of danger in the eastern labor situation, due to the demand of the railroads that their request for reduction of certain wages be entertained in the forthcoming ar bitration. We have reason to believe that the men will, refuse to arbitrate such demands. If they do, we will again be face to face with danger of a strike. The Mexican situation is considered by some as more grave, President Wilson so far lias ignored the position of other nations so far as we can judge. Now something must be done. Germany is reported to be pressing for action. Yesterday's sharp rally was, in our opinion, nothing more than a move against the shorts, These having covered, prices will slip back. Under no circumstances would we buy except on sharp declines. cash stuff Wednesday was only fair. There is a printed report here cover ing oats threshings of 21 bushels against 46 last year in seven states. Chicago wheat receipts are enlarging. All grains show marked disposition to adopt a rallying tone. Export sales of wheat are heavy. Howard Bartels i figure 248,000,000 United States wheat for export and carry over, about .11, 000,000 above last July. They have also figured the grain promise. They make the oats promise of Illinois, In diana, Ohio and Iowa 350,000,000 bush els against 572,000,000 last year. If the final oats yields are in line the fall run of oats will certainly be dis appointing. Kansas City September wheat is 23c below Liverpool Octo ber. Chicago September wheat is 17 c below Liverpool October. The last similar hot wave in the south west during 1911 cut Kansas corn about 50,000,000 and Nebraska corn about 40,000,000. Wheat and oats are possibly a sale on any bulge today -i . "WIT" 29 8 Last year. 93 6 112 LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS. July 17. Following are the whole sale quotations on tnc local market today. Butter, Eggs and Cheece. Eggs, fresh, dozen 19c J lEutter. dairy, lb 25c Butter, creamery, lb 29c Butter, packing stock, lb 18o Vegetables. Potatoes, bushel 40c Parsley, bunch 3 l-3c Tomatoes, greenhouse, lb 12c Onions, bunch 2c Cucumbers, each 12c 7c, 3c Lett.ucetlb 7c Lettuce, head, pound 20c New potatoes, bushel $1.00 Morning Grain Letter. Chicago. July 17. Manhattan, Kas., reports 85 per cent of Kansas suffer ing for rain and corn going back rap idly. Kansas corn condtton mainly 65 and oats not above 60. Kansas hay 60. ' Kansas endured its fourth day of 100 to 110 temperatures on Wednesday. Concordia ran up to 110 and the heat wave spread into Iowa, Missouri and parts of Illinois. Parts of these states registered 100 to 102. The northwest and Canada are again cool. A drop of 30 points in the corn condition in 20 per cent of the belt would reduce the August condition to 80 or 81. Shipments of wheat, corn and oats from Chicago Wednesday were small. Primary receipts of wheat and oats continue very large and corn receipts are fair. The demand for Crop Reports. Chicago, 111., July 17. Oats thresh ing just commencing. A few reports of 15 to 20 bushels yields have drifted from Illinois. My oats repdrts run 20 to 75 per cent condition mainly. About half say some gain since July 1 and the other half say loss. Gen eral oats condition shows little im provement. Bear pressure Is entirely due to old crop liberality which will vanish in September and October. Our Wednesday corn reports again average high. Southwest news indi cates a 20 point loss in Kansas and 10 in Nebraska; otherwise as a whole corn condition is ' reported liberal Impression pertains that December corn Is the leader and the September premium is not justifiable. Alabama and a few southern states will show a big corn decline this month. Hay crop looks 75 per cent of last years' . giant yield and is a factor in the coarse grains. Period of July 4 to 16 has brought extensive rains over central west The amount is perhaps below a July average but delays rain anxiety for moment On the July dip, corn has resumed much of the wondrous speculative an ticipation that marked May and June. Would follow December corn. Claims of certain big oats improvement on the July rains can be doubted. Com parisons of late improvement are fu tile as we can see now that oats In 1912 were never below 100 per cent The provision market regards the July 15 amount of provision supplies as too moderate. Position of July longs is strong. Pork prices are 25 per cent above last July. Ribs and la'rd are 10 to 20 per cent above last year. Supplies are 40 per cent be'.ow. After the July shorts are in markets should break somewhat September wheat closed June at the 90c level and a 4c decline for July is a full average. Pleasant Place to Stand Isn't It -In Front of an Electric Fan? There is a lot of comfort for a few cents a week in that littje fan. Put one in your home and you will find use for it every minute of every hot day. In the evening', too, to go to sleep by. Let it run all night. A couple of cents will pay the bill for current. Ever hear of cheaper com fort? We are selling large numbers of the .residence type fans this year. Decide to make your home comfortable with one. The 1913 models are the most economical and efficient, and the lightest fans ever made. Fans S10.00 to $25.00 PEOPLES POWER CO. Safety Building. Daily United States Weather Map i i so.' u. a. Department or Agriculture. WEATHER BUREAU. f 7" 3, WA -sip. Showers this afternoon or tonight; slightly cool er tonight; Friday, fair. lb j t ' 76 2zve rporz,Ja. JuU 17,1913 7A.M. 'E.E.U. v.. ... BXPtANATORY'NOTES. rfn.i " T.A 'M - Air prasar reduced to . ejr iul air pramira. , IoiWmi (dotted aieS thlt?S5!rZH2 toiT le"'- Iobrs (eonUnamu tines) pass through points O clear; trtlr cloody; A ctoodn TfE?l. la Wrature: dra.a only for aero, freeilnc. SC. and 10u. V 1 bours- aoTd. pnjtSL' L ' " r, lowest wind velocity. ' WEATHER CONDITIONS. Low or relatively low pressures wheh prevail from the southern por tion of the Rocky mountain region northeastward to the St. Lawrence valley have been attended by showers and thunderstorms In the southern plateau states, on the eastern Rocky mountain slope and In the upper Mis souri valley. Minnesota slope and in the lake region, while continued high temperatures are noted In the central valleys. Showers hare also occurred fn Florida, the rainfall at Tampa New amounting U 1.C4 Inches. The north western area of high pressure and cool temperatures extends from Wash ington, Oregon and British Columbia eastward to Minnesota. On account of this distribution of air pressure, local showers are indicated for this vicinity this afternoon or tonight, with slightly cooler tonight, followed by fair weather Friday. Atlantic City Boston Buffalo Rock Island Denver Jacksonville OBSERVATIONS. High. Low. Prcn. New Orleans . . York 82 Phoenix . St. Louis St. Paul Seattle "4 6 .00 70 ' 60 .00 76 6$ .00 101 75 .00 84 60 .08 96 76 .01 102 78 .00 92 76 .00 82 66 .00 SO 64 .00 100 74 .00 . 96 76 .00 84 66 .10 76 , 66 .00 64 50 .00 70 52 .00 Washington D. C. . . 82 60 Winnipeg 82 66 Yellowstone Park . 42 MISSISSIPPI RIVER. St Paul Red .Wing Reed's Landing La Crosse Lansing Prairie du Chien Dubuque Clinton , LeClaire , Davenport 15 .00 .00 .00 Flood. HeightChne. 14 4.2 x0.5 14 6.1 0.9 . 12 6.3 1.9 12 . 6.1 x0 2 18 6.6 0.0 . 18 6.9 . 18 6.5 -xO.3 .16 . . 10 2.7 x0.2 . 15 4.8. xO.2 Liverpool Situation. Liverpool, July 17. The wheat mar ket opened dull but steady, influenced by strength in America yesterday. Later there waa some realizing in a moderate way stimulated by the pres sure of off coast cargoes, and prices declined. The weather in France was better and private advices received here from Russia reports better wea ther there. Continued fine weather a the American winter wheat belt and prospects of a large yield there is causing a less active demand. At 1:30 p. m. the market was dull but easy. Corn was lower on the liberal plate offers and quiet demand for spot. Closing Stock Letter. New York, July 17. During the first part of the morning stocks were, we might say, unsettled, the trading being influenced by the foreign tendency; subsequently the tone was very satis factory to the bulls, wiUi the possible exception of California petroleum, as is usual in the case of a decline in a specialty; the break brought out all sorts of queer stories. Probably the heaviest trading during the day was in United States Steel common; the Hill stocks and the Tractions showed a very steady tone. In Steel, the talk was all of a bull pool, but the chances rather favor, we think, a belated siiort interest being forced to go home. The immediate future of the market, it would seem likely, will be a question of crop news, but it has been demon strated that the bull sleeps easier than the bear. Drift of the Weather. Illinois Local showers north and central portions tcnight or Friday; fair In south; slightly cooler tonight in west Indiana Local Bhowers tonight or Friday, except in extTeme south; cool er in northeast Missouri Local showers tonight or Friday; slightly cooler in north. Iowa Local showers this afternoon or tonight; slightly cooler Friday, fair. Lower and Tpper Michigan Gener ally fair tonight and Friday. Wisconsin GeneraKy fair tonight and Friday, except showers this after noon or tcnigbt in extreme east. Minnesota Generally fair tonight and Friday. North Dakota Generally farr to night and Friday; slightly cooler to night in northeast. South Dakota Generally fair to night and Friday; slightly cooler to night in northeast , Nebraska Generally fair tonight and Friday; slightly cooler tonight. Kansas Generally fair tonight and Friday; slightly cqoler tonight In northeast Montana and Wyoming Generally fair tonight and Friday. yesterday afternoon by appearing at the weekly meeting of the Women's Social and Political union. Miss Kea ney was arrested during the uproar caused by a clash between the police and sympathizers with the suffragets. After the meeting Mrs. Pankhurst evaded the officers, but she was cap tured later and taken to jail by a detective who saw her leave the place in a taxicab and pursued her in anoth er. The two vehicles engaged in a wild race through the crowded streets. Mrs. Pankhurst said she had come to the meeting against her doctor's orders, but that if she was well enough to be tortured in prison by Reginald McKenna, the home secretary, she also was well enough to attend a meeting of her comrades. She le.-ied heavily on a table as she addressed a few fervent sentences to the audi ence. "I am a rebel, as is Sir Edward Carson," she said. "Both of us are rebels because there is no other way open to us to redress our grievances. I would sooner be a rebel than a slave. I would rather die than sub mit. I mean to be a voter in the land of my birth or die. My challenge to the government is, 'Give me freedom or kill me.." Holding up two of her licenses un der the "cat and mouse" act. Miss Kenney asked for bids for them and they were sold at auction for 30 each. POLICE MAKERAID ON A NEGRO DIVE Four Colored Women and Six White Men Spend Night in Jail All Pay Fines. At 9:30 last night the police raided a colored resort, located at 313 Twenty-second street,' four negresses and six white men being caught in the dragnet The patrol wagon was backed up to the door, and the crowd was taken to the police station, te spend the night there. This morn ing the women paid fines of $25 and costs each, while the men were as sessed $5. The place in question has been un der the surveillance of the police for some time past, but there lias been some little difficulty in catching tne of fenders "with the goods." The men were all from Davenport and Moline. The raid was conducted by Detective Tom Cox, Detective Herman Sehnert and Officer Gruby. The names given were as follows: Irene Ensaw, Nellie Brown, Anna Taylor, Pearl Oakley, 1?. Anderson, James Smith, E. Carlson, Charles Johnson, E. Santaval and Civilo Garcia. RINGLING SHOWS ON ANNUAL VISIT Two Performances to Be Given at Twenty-fourth Ave nue, Moline, Today. plained the state of affairs. I prom ised to play along, to do the best I could, and to remain in Chicago as ioug as possible. They agreed to re- main and take a chance. I thought then that I could pay chorus salaries on Tuesday. When that day came and I found I could not I assembled the chorus and explained tluU we would play the week out at least; that 1 could not assure ihem their salaries, but that I did assure them their hotel bills and transportation home. "Acting on this proposition, I asked the chorus to bring their hotel bills to the theater last Saturday. I had about $700 with which to meet them. To my amazement some of them pre sented bills &s high as $40 and $5.0. These were from choru3 girls and men earning $20 and $25 a week. There waa no question but that either tliey had lived at an extraordinary rate or that the bills were padded un der an understanding that the amount in excess of the actual bill was to be refunded to them by the hotels. So far as possible I paid these bills. Also during the week I gave various mem bers of the company small sums for immediate expenses. Consequently, the management owes the chorus only about an average of $3 each. "In an effort to raise funds, we gave an extra Thursday matinee, Miss Scheft appearing, and took in $950. That money went to tho company. Before leaving Chicago I told the company that I was going to New York solely to get money for them, and that is what I am doing here. Their baggage, is not being held. It is all aboard the cars, awaiting the money for transportation. We ex hausted everv resource in Chicago. Fritzi Scheff's Manager Tells land I am here to raise more money. WEATHER IS BLAMED FOR OPERA FAILURE of Troubles Attending Chi cago Engagement. AFTER A CHASE IN TAXIS linden. July 17. Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst and Miss Annie Kenney. jtwo of the militant suffraget leaders. RIVER FORECAST. Slowly rising, stages in the Missis sippi will continue from below Du buque to Muscatine. J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster, i defied the government aad tbo courts When the sun arose this morning it found plenty of opposition in the Mo line railroad yards where Hingllng brothers' trains were unloading all of their red and golden circus. Four trains brought the big show into the city with 86 cars bringing 1,300 people. COO horses, herds of elephants, and tha famous harness teama of camels and zebras. No alarm clocks were needed to get the small boy out of bed this morning, for he was down at the tracks before dawn waiting for the first glimpse of the circus, and there was with this youthful throng a large majority of those real, redblood-.d boys who never grow up, and are al ways Peter Pans when the circus comes to town and just as eager to lead the spotted ponies to water. The afternoon performance began at 2 o'clock and the big tent was crowd ed. Opening the bill came the spec tacle of Joan of Arc, the characters telling in pantomine the dramatic story of the Maid of Orleans, who went forth to battle for country and her king. Nothing so richly costumed or so effectively presented has ever been given here before. The opening pageant, theballet of dancing girls and the tournament were veritable sur prises. The spectacle was followed by the circus performance in which j 375 men and women appeared. More novelties than ever before are present ed, the Ringlings having brought from Europe the majority of their people. The final performance will take place tonight at 8 o'clock. The doors open an hour earlier, allowing time to visit the extensive menagerie tnd also to enjoy the operatic concert ren dered by the military band. The show grounds are at Fourteenth street and Twenty-fourth avenue, Mo line. near the Elm street car linr Chicago, July 17. Keturning from Chicago to New York George Ander son, manager of and confidential ad viser to Miss Fritzi Scht-ff, told in detail Cf the mishaps of the "'Mile. Modiste" organizal'on while in this city. His recital contains evidences that he and the star did their best to prevent the disaster and to mitigate the consequences thereof. Tho revival of "Mile. Mcdia't" was the enterprise of the Fritzi Schuff company, an organization of outside 1 investors interested by Mr. Anderson I himself. An entirely new production was made, and an engagement iuaug- j urated at the Globe thtater. New j York. An excellent performance was j given, and the critics praised the el-', fort, but the public did not gather in profitable numbers. Consequently, when Mr. Anderson received a proposition to" rent the Studebaker theater for a limited en- j gagement he decided to move the 'company to this city. - The net results of tiie-se operations may be, briefly told ' - stating that the entire out put, -late has been $35,000, that in Ch j the biggest week's recefpta were $5,900, and the smallest $2,700; that Miss Scheff has not drawn a sal ary, .that the management is two weeks or more behind in salaries to many of the principals, that there i3 still a small amount owing to mem bers of the chorus, and that the or ganisation 13 languishing in Chicago awaiting transportation home. I H "We might have done all right," er.-: plained Mr. Anderson, "had we not run into that fearfully hot tpell. The week of July 4 our groM-fsipta fell ! ti $2,700. Then there came rLprs of! our trouble, and that hurt con ski ably. We were under a gross exp ;ii of about $1,000 a day, and with the receipts at $1,000 a week you may , m easily understand our condition. I jfl 1 m I confidently expect the company will leave tomorrow night. "Through the efforts of Lou House man eighteen members of the chorus ' were offered gol positions In Chi cago. Only one of our girls accepted,' which indicates that their tribulations are not so oppressive that they are euger to work. Four of the chorus accepted engagements in "Wheu Dreams Come True." ' All the Argus. news all the time The I Getting Up in the morning Is hard work unless you have one of our gen W reminders of the time. We have small alarm clocks for the light sleeper and the big lovd repeating alarm clock for Lbe heavy sleeper. Special tics: Big Bens Striking Alarm Clocks, Strike the hour and half hour, from $1.00 to $3.50. "On Saturday night a week ago tit lJl ..! Nj J. RAMSER'S SONS JEWELER . . posite Harper House.