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.Hock Island Daily Ai
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 157
KOCK ISLAND, THUBSDAY, APKIL 23 1891.
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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
That Cannot Be Denied.
The People's Money Savers and
Deny the Above
Leaders in the Clothing Trade.
NATIONAL GAME N FULL SWING.
All the nig Combinations of Experts at
W ork in the Bait Field."
Chicago, April 21 The base ball season
is in full swing now, all three of the great
aggregations baring gotten to work. Yes
terday the League season opened with
four games, and the base ball Crank may
be considered happy, with twelve cham
pionship games going six days in the
week when the weather is satisfactory at
each point The League yesterday started
one in good shape. The clerk of the
weather was in sympathy with the game,
and there wera no postponements.
Record of the .Playing.
The scores made by all the aggregations
are given below League: at New York
Boston 4, New York 3; at Philadelphia
Brooklyn 14, Philadelphia 8; at Pittsburg
Chicago 7, Pittsburg 6; at Cincinnati
Cleveland 6, Cincinnati 3. Association:
At Boston Athletic It Boston 2; at
Louisvil le St. Louis 0, Louisville 4; no
other games played. Western: At
Omaha St. Paul 2, Omaha IS; at Denver
Minneapolis 11, Denver 13; at Lincoln
Milwaukee 7, Lincoln 12; at Kansas City
Sioux City 3, Kansas City i. , ,
Opened la a Blase of G lor jr.
The opening o f the league at New York
was made with much pomp. There was
music and a parade, and over 15,000 per
sons occupied the seats at the grounds. At
Pittsburg 5,500 tickets were sold that is
there were that many admirers of the na
tional game present to see the Chicago
colts beat the Pittsburgs. Nine thousand
spectators watched the Philadelphia
Brooklyn game, and Cincinnati turned
out 4, 0U0 strong.
Governor Hogg, of Texas, named one
of his daughters Ima Hogg.
John Schlechlin'g drowned himself in a
well Tuesday near Danvers, Ills. His age
A Chinaman named Sing Hi has taken
the position of tenor in a Dorchester,
A bill appropriating $65,000 to a World'
fair exhibit has passed both houses of the
In a speech at London Tuesday Lord
Salisbury denounced the Irish priests for
their interference in politics.
A child 3 years old has actually ,be n
carried off by an eagle near Trencsin, in
Hungary, in sight of the father and
Gen. Francis A. Walker, of Boston, has
been elected president of the National
Academy of Sciences, in session at Wash
A Michigan judge is the latest jurist to
decide that an umbrella is public property
and that failure to return one borrowed
does not constitute larceny.
A large number of the men who joined
the strike at the World's fair grounds
have returned to work, and with the new
men employed the work is progressing
At Semper, sixteen miles from Denver,
Wednesday, Keddy Brennan, the "Streator
(Ills.) Wonder," did up Cockney Sterling,
a Colorado pugilist, in twenty rounds.
At it Farmers' Alliance convention held
in Wichita, Kan., yesterday, it was proposed
to raise money by a general levy to enable
poor farmers to hold their wheat until
the price is satisfactory.
Mr. Galvin, the special commissioner of
San Domingo to this country, arrived in
Washiugtou City Tuesday. He is empow
ered by his government to frame a recip
rocity treaty with this country.
William Redmond, member of parlia
ment for Wexford, announces that there
is no money in the Irish tenants' defense
fund, and that therefore it will bo impos
sible to continue the "plan of campaign."
As an illustration of the difference be
tween the fortunes credited to Americana
by the newspapers, and what they really
are, it may be stated that John Plankin-.
ton, of Milwaukee, has been rated at from
$5,000,000 to $10,000,000. His will was
probated the other day, and his whole
property is valued at $1,600,000.
An envoy was recently sent te the king
of Gambia, in southern Africa, from the
British West African colony, warning bim
that the depredations of his subjects on
the colonists must stop. The Gambian
king cut off the envoy's cheeks and sent
him back with the message "This is the
Gold Found in Maine.
Britos, Me., April 23. The channel of
Swift river having been changed, gold has
been discovered in the old bed. Miner
are flocking here in great numbers.
Chicago, April 22.
Too quotations on the board of trade to-dar
were as follows: Wheat-No. 2 April, opened
S1.12V, rlosanri CI Xr j . .V
closed J1.10H; July, opened EL 10)4, closed
ci-uos. wnu-a i, Apru, opened closed
.- - ...uon tfQJf.
onenod tit1ir rlrvukrl ejojj rw.to xr .
owned (mUx- rlrwuvl rav- .Tnn. ie,
closed M-V; July, opened 52$c closed SlSc.
- . upcueu 5 Li. j, closed S 12.47V.
July, opened $1300, closed J 13.85; h-i
tember. niMnp1 l :t :t lz -i n m- .
. - - -- . a wuoitu cu.. urn
May, opened 6.T closed $8,734.
a-ito siocK-roiiowmg were the pricei at
the I nion stock yards:
' Btocaers and
feeders, iitsa.70, cows and bulls, J2.tWJt4.ft0;
calves, S2.0O3i5.0O. Sheep-la good demand
$3.2536.00; ltmbs, $5.50&7.0Js spring lambs.
$2.00422.55 per head.
produce: Butter-Fancy separator, 25c per
lb; fresh dairies. 2l22c; packing stock, lla
Lie Ecrm StriftW fmh ijiu. . j
' " ; J ' yvK UUB.
Lave poultry Chicksns. Ma per lb; ducks, 10
11c; turkeys, mixed lota, ll&13c; goese, $4.00
6.00 per doz. Potatoes White rows, $1,103
i-7i mi, neuron. ai.iui&Liz; Jfeerless,
$ 1.05 2 L 10. Sweet potatoes 111 inois Jerseys,
$3.00ia:l.W. Apples-Cooking, 83.003i.0J per
bW; eating, t.0ia5.OJ; fancy varieties, $5.50
New York, April 23.
Wheat No. :? md irinfoi ..-.l. i o-.i . j
May, $1.22-6; do June, $1.3 Corn No. 2
"""" i:juu, etc; uo jay, mc; no Jane, 73c
Oats Quiet and weak: No. miroH mh khz...
do May, Hlic Rye-DulL Barley-Dull!
Pork Quiet but firm; mess, $ia75SJ4.50 for
A-uu-iuL';; aiay, fcu.yu; July, 7.22.
Live Stock: fat tin Tniin. .i'
. - a m oiirw UU
all grades; poorest to best native steers, S5.S0?
tr w luo; mini auu ary cows, 93.3504.55.
ouctiii anu Ltfunos sneep active and a shade
hieher: Lamba firm: i-linnl ahn a cne .-.
luu fts. nnshorn do, $5.o0a7.0J-, cUpped lambs.
,wa.w, uuauuruuu, in.awaB.uu. lios Kom-
inally steady; Uve hogs, K40 65.50 100 1
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