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OCR ISLAND JjJAILY
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 151
KOCK ISLAND, THUHSDAY, APRIL 10 1891.
Single Copies 5 Cent
Per Week 13 Cent
That Cannot Be Denied.
Can any one deny that the London has brought down the price of clothing?
Can any one deny that the London has busted up a certain combination in
Can any one deny that the London has by far the largest assortment to select from?
Can any one deny that the London is building up a large trade by square and
Can any one deny that the London is a great benefit to Rock Island.
Can any one deny that the London guarantees their prices the lowest or money
Can any ond deny that the London is the best clothing house to deal with?
Can any one deny that the London has the most complete line of Gents' Furnishing Goods?
Can any one deny that the London has the very latest styles in Hats and Caps?
Can any one deny that the London will compare goods and prices with the whole universe?
Gan any one deny that the London has saved you many a hard earned dollar?
Can any One Conscientiously Deny-the Above Facts? Bo!
The People's Money Savers and Leaders in the Clothing Trade.
I HE ILLINOIS a 1 ATESMEN.
Summary of the Proceeding of the lira
SrniSGFiELD, 111., April 16. The senate
yesterday tabled the b:ll providing that
chattel mortgages should not apply to
purchasa raster, and that releasing,
saloonkeepers from penalty for selling
to habitual drunkards if they do not
know the in to be such. Bills were intro
duced: Appropriating $1,000,000 for the
state exhibit at the World's fair; provid
ing that ethics shall be taught in the pub- '
lie schools; peimitting towns and cities to
remove cemeteries when they become
nuisance?. Bills were passed appropriat- '
ing for the state board of agriculture,
and one providing f 132,590 for the state
militia. The bill to compel payment of
wages in money was amended to exempt
Tan Fraag's BUI Killed.
The house adopted a resolution shut-
ting off the introduction of bills after to
day. Van Praag's bill amending the
dram shop act so as to require that a sa- '
loonkeeper shall "knowingly" sell liquor
to habitual drunkards before a prosecu
tion shall be good against him was killed
by having the enacting clause stricken
out. A bill was ordered to third reading
which requires traction engines to run ,.
back in the brush about four
mile from roads so as not
to scare horses, but notice of
reconsideration was given. A bill was
introduced requiring counties to make an'
allowance out of the license fund to in- :.
corporated associations which have been :
in existence one year, and whose pur
poses are the enforcement of the laws'
against the liquor traffic or immoral prac
tices. A feature of the session was the
presentation to Doorkeeper E. S. Browne
of a portrait of himself.
Cholera is killing forty persons daily in
Five persons were burned to death Tues
day in a fire in London.
Vallera, owned by Scoggan Bros., won
the Tennessee Derby at Memphis.
Governor Fifer has reappointed the
members of the Illinois board of educa
tion. The Democrats carried the election
Tuesday at Albany, N. Y. They also car
ried the county.
The treasury yesterday purchased 4-S3,-()0
ounces of silver, at from $).9?6 to
50. 977 per ounce.
The Desplaiues camp-meeting will be
held from Aug. O to 10 this year. The
meeting at Lake Bluff will begin Aug. 2L
The wife of Mr. E. V. Halford, the pri
vate' secretary of the president, died
Wednesday morning in Washington City.
The iusurents in Chili defeated, with
heavy loss, 3, COO of the government troops
ft Copiapo, the capital of the province of
Russia is reported to be making exten
sive war preparations, and is expending
enormous sums for the construction of
The boycott on the Alton has gone into
effect and the officials of the road seem to
like it. They say they will win the fight
and make money besides.
The report that Henry Stanley had
been appointed governor of the Congo
state has bren officially denied. Stanley
sailed for England Wednesday.
William Henry Hurlbcrt, formerly edi
tor of The New York World, is defendant
in a $50, 000 braach of promisi suit
brought ia London by Gladys Lvelyn, an
Prince Bismarck says the German man
ufacturer will make a mistake if they
allow their dislike for the McKinley tar
iff to influence them against exhibiting at
the World's fair.
The famous sloop Volunteer, whioh last
successfully defended the America cup
from the British yachtsmen, is to be
lengthened, change ! to a schooner, and
renamed the Phoenix.
S. R. Howeils, a prominent lumber
merchant of Chicago, was arrested Tues
day night in that city on the charge of
bribing weighuiasters at Missouri river
points to make false shipping weights.
The following new national banks have
been authorized to begin business: First
National bauk of Naperviile, Ills., capi
tal $50,0)3; Citizens' National bank of
Wahpeton, N. D., capital o0,0J0, and
First National bank of Holstein, la., cap
Chicago, April 15.
The quotations on t! biirj of trad to-day.
were as follows: Wheat No. 2 April, opened
S1.1H4. closed Sl.tuii: . liar, ciened $1.05,
closed SI-UV4: July, opened S1.0.'i?i closed
51. tH1. Corn No. 2 April, opened and closed
1,ic; Hay, tne'l WV, closed ttw& July,
opened HSUC, closed Oats No. S May,
opened toH1 closed 5--j--; June, opened 54;c,
closed .Vic; July, o;aed 5ltc closed Klfcc
Pork-May, opened SU'-flTH. closed $12.65;
July, opened closed tl3.iKv,; Septem
ber. oiened 13.55. closjd SLlt-'j. Lard
May, opened s6.S7l, closed S.t2l&.
Live stock Following were the pri-j'at
the Union stock yards: Hogs Market opened
moderately active at 5ujl0c advance, but the
gain was soon lost; liifht grades. H 50330;
rough packing. Jt53Jjt.M; mixed, t4.7a5j5.3S;
heavy packing and shipping lota, H95&5.50:
pigs, 1.10,4. U5.
Cattle Beef steers. 4.36.81; stockers and
feeders, 12.5034 40; cows and bulla, tl.75&
4.80: calves, $2.CK)&5 50. Sheep Trade active.
S4.75S45.90; lambs, $.5. 7538.8V
Produce: Butfcjr Fancy separator, 2Vj per
lb; fresh dairies, 22jj24c; packing stock, 11
13c. Eggs tttvictly fresh, lie per doz. Live
poultry Chickens, lite psr lb; ducks. lltjlic;
turkeys, mixed lota, 12 3.1:1c; geese, Sl.0Ui6.0J
per doz. Potatoes-White rose, iLUJl.U per
bu; Hebron, SL15$1.1S; T'eerless, SLOo&LlO.
Sweet potatoes Illinois Jerseys. Siu0.i3.5t).
Cranberries Bell and cherry, 7.503 00 per
bbl; bell and bugles. liW&JM. Apples Cook
ing, S3.0O&4.0O per bbl: eating, S4.53i5.00;
fancy varieties, $.1.5036.5).
New Yobk. April 15.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash, 1.21!4; do
May. fl.VfH: do Jane. SL13M; do July. Sl.U;
do Aogust, $l.om. Corn No. S mixed cash,
B14c; do May, 7UHi; do June, 74c; do July,
72Tc Oats No. 2 mixed cash and May,
OOJc; do July, 59c Bye--Nominal. Bar
leyNominal. Pork Dull; mesa, 113.50314.00
for new. Lard-Quiet; May, $7.00; July.
Live Stock: Cattle-Market active and firm,
medium grades shoring a alight improvement;
poorest steers, $5.5:) V UJi ts; bulls and dry
cows, 12. lfr&t-OO. sheep and Lambs-Sheep
steady; lambr weak; unshorn sheep, ti.50ar.OJ
V MW s; clipped do, $4.5065.50; unshorn
lambs, tfte37.75; clipped do, S6.S036.40. Hogs
-Nominally steady; live hogs, HMA5.40 V
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