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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 152
110CK ISLAND, FRIDAY, APIUL 17 1S91
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THE BOYCOTT ON THE ALTON.
Can any dne 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
People's Money Savers and
Deny the Above
Leaders in the Clothing Trade-
Lively Scenes in the Union Hallway Sta
tion at Chicago.
Chicago, April 17. Some very animated
scenes were witnessed at the Union sta
tion yesterday morning on the arrival of
the Alton train. When the through pas
senger on it presented their tickets to the
Pennsylvania officials tbej le fused to
honor them or allow the passengers to
board the train. Many of the passengers
became excited over the matter, and
threatened to make it lively for soni body.
When the excitement was at its height
agents of the Alton road appeared on the
scene, took the passengers in charge,lpro
Tided them with straight Pennsylvania
tickets, and sent them on their way satis
fied and rejoicing.
Capt. Joseph A.- Brown, a prominent
Democratic politician, died in St. Louis
Castle Bouquet, near Kamur, Belgium,
has been burned, with many rare and
Interstate Commerce Commissioner W.
II. Morrison is seriously ill with neuralgia
at Washington City, '- i
In a fight between the Ma&ipnris and
British tifty of the former were killed,
with no loss to the British side.
It is said that Pai?e McPherson, the
missing St. Louis brokerand society man,
is a defaulter to the amount of $35,000. ,-:
A Mary laud Central train broke through
a trestle at Fallston, Md., Thursday, and
killed three men, besides badly injuring
In an interview et New York Wedces
day night Secretary Foster said that
President Harrison would surely be re
nominated. Secretary Blaine went to Fortress Mon
roe Thursday on the Dispatch, as the
especial guest of Assistant Secretary of
the Xavy Soley.
A committee of bankers appointed by
the Brazilian government reports that
there is no danger of a commercial or
financial crisis in Brazil.
According to a Paris dispatch the French
and German governments will probably
soon be compelled to ask their ' respective
parliaments to suspend the duty on cereals.
The order opening the Omaha railroad
land grant for settlement baa been indefi
nitely suspended on account of apprehen
sions of impending trouble among tbe
The jury in the breach-of-promise case
of Gladys Evelyn, an actress, against Will
iam Henry Hurlbert, gave tbe fair plain
tiff 100. Hurlbert swore that the real
culprit was a sort of doable of his.
Mohammedanism is reported to be mak
ing erent strides in England, and it is said
that several missionaries of that faith are
soon to be sent to that country armed
with English editions of the Koran. y
Henry Hoese and his wife, of Cedar
county, Neb., after worrying through
forty years of married life, have con
cluded that marriage is a failure and
agreed to separate, dividing their prop
erty. At Edwardsville, Ills., Wednesday Mrs.
Thomas Clark was fatally shot by a burg
lar, her husband attempted to capture.
The burglar fired point-blank at her, put
ting a bullet in her breast just above the
No "Smiles" for Harvard lloy.
Cambp.idge, Mass., April 17. The Har
vard boy will have to go dry. This town
has always been strongly prohibition.
Wednesday evening the aldermen or
dered, by a vote of 6 to 2, that but one
druggist license be granted for the com
ing year. " Last year forty of them did a
A Victim of Misplaced Confidence.
ALTOOXA, Pa., April 17. Rose Gilles
pie, an accomplished youn woman of
this city, committed suicide Wednesday.
She made an ante-mortem statement
showing that she had beeu the victim of
misplaced conlidence. Her betrayer has
The Weather We May Expect.
Washington Citv. April 17 The foUowIn;
are the weather indications for twentr-four
hours from p. in, ycst-.rday: For Lower
Michigan Rain Friday; southerly winds; sta
tionary temperature ui western, warmer in
eastern poriion. For Upper Michigan and
Wisconsin Rain; southeasterly winds; sta
tionary temperature. For Iowa Light rain:
southerly winds: stationary temperature. For .
Indiana and Illinois Rain Friday; southerly '
wind; warmer in northern, stationary tem
perature in southern portion.
C'HICAOO, April Ifi.
The quotations on the board of trade to-day
were as follows: Wheat No. 2 April, opened
S1.U5,' dosed il OTH,; Hay, ojwned S1.05K
closed S1.UT?: July, opened fcl.OlLj, dosed
$1.00. Corn So. 2 May, o'.iened Gtjfce, closed
K4:: .Iul5 opeue-.i fcTe, closed fttc. Outs
No. 2 May, oiienel Sjc, closed Kfc; June,
opened 5e. rinsed W-jc: Jniy, opened 53c,
closed M'rfC. Pork May, opened 12.05. closed '
Sl2.U.": July, otwned S13.02y4. closed 13.3214-'
September, opened S13.40, closed SU.70. Lard
May, opened fti Si, closed S7.0J. ;
Live stock -Following were the prices at'
the Union stock yards: Hogs-Market opened j
fairly active and prices without material
chance; light grades, 84 5025.25; rough pack- i
ing, 4 tt,,4.80; mixed, 54.7Ji35.3J; heavy pack- i
in and shipping lota, S4.8Jai.40; pig,, $3,103 '
4.SW. , .
cattle-Beef cattle, $5.408.03; extra steers. '.
8U.50.&a.; stockers and feeders, 12.524.60; '
cows and bulls, 81 753,4.50; calves, 52.0033 00.' 1
Sheep Active: 54.755ACW; lambs. 85.&X3.7.00. i
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 25c per
lb; fresh dairies, 21S22c; packing stock, 11 '
13c Ejtira Strietlv tnmh 1s.vl. I
Live poultry Chickens, Wo pec lb; ducks, 10
lie: turkeys, mixed lots, lfciUJc; geese, 54.00
6.01 per doz. Potatoes White rose. SLIOtfi
1.12 per bu; Hebron. 51.101.12; Peerless, i
- . ivMiiwa UUUW3 tfeiwyB,
83.001.50. Apples Cooking, $3.0054.00 per
bbl; eating, $t.5U&3.0; fancy varieties, $5.5Ui3
New York. j
' New Yobk. April 1(L
Wheat -Ko. 2 red winter cash, SUB; do May,
81.10; do Jane. 81.134; do July. SLllsg. Corn
iio. 2 mixed cash, 82ic: do May, 78fcjc; do
June. 754c. Oats Quiet but firm; No. g
mixed caab, 61iaa2c; do May, (Be; do July,
Bl -He Bye Nominal. Barley Nominal. Pork
Dull but firm; mess. 813 53S14.UO for new.
Lard -Quiet; May, $7.05 July, 87.35. 1
Live Stock: Cattle Market firm, but no trad
tag in beeves; dressed beet steady; native
Biuw, oKtajc y w. cneep and Lamljs Mar
ket dull at a dnnlino of u .. .v.
horn, $&5O6.80 100 lbs; clipped. 54..VJ25.00;
Hogs Nominally steady; Uvahoga, $4j5l85