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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 158
KOCK ISLAND, FBIDAY, APRIL 24. 1891.
I Single Copies 5 Cents
Per Week 114 CenU
T0-110W, SaMaj, April M,
She Greatest of all SPECIAL SALES will take place by!
Beginning promptly at 9 a. m. and closing promptly at 9 p. m. This is a special
sale for "Laboring People." Unheard of low prices will be named
in every department all through the house.
YOXJ OJNT BUY ON THAT DAY ONLY:
4 ply linen cuffs worth 2 cents for S cents.
Suspenders worth 25 cents for 5 cents.
Latest style neckwear worth 50 cents for 5 cents.
Straw hats worth 2 and 50 cents for 5 cents.
Men's pants worth $1 for 20 cents.
Children s knee pants worth cents for cents.
Good undershirts or drawers worth 50 cents for 5 cents. Children's waists worth 35 cents for 5 cents.
Children's hats worth 50 cents for 15 cents.
"Nellie Bly" caps worth 50 cents and $ for 10 cents
Children's suits worth SI. 50 for 25 cents.
Men's suits worth 3 for $.
4 ply linen collars any style worth 20 cents for 1 cent.
These prices are for the above day and Laboring People only.
REMEMBER THE DATE, TO-MORROW, SATURDAY. APRIL 25th.
TERRIBLE EXPLOSION AT ROME. ,
Fi Killed and ISO Wounded-Vatleat
Rome, April 24. A magazine contain
ing 230 tons of gunpowder, situated two
and one-baU miles from this City, ex
ploded at 7 o'clock yesterday morning.
The concussion demolished every build
ing within two-thirds of a mile of the ex
plosion, and did much damage to build
ings throughout the city, the cupola oi
the Italian government building collaps
ing, and valuable windows In the Vatican
being shattered. Five are known to have
been killed, and 120 injured have been
taken to the different hospitals.
The Popular Kins Humbert.
The authorities are not willing to be
lieve that the explosion was an accident
and will net on foot a rigid investigation,
King Humbert, in this as other instances,
won golden opinions by his personal and
active interest in relieving the sufferers.
Yesterday he gave personal attention to
the sufferers from the explosion, and did
not retire from the scene until assured
that measures were well in hand for theiJ
relief. The pope is said to be deeply
stirred over the damage to the Vatican. .
and to be preparing a pinlHfiu'jnt the
alleged negligence of the Italian e5v em
inent in storing such a vast quantity of
powder contiguous to Home.
It is proposed to establish a mail service
on the street cars in St. Loo is.
The strike of laborers at Jackson park
is a failure. It will probably be declared
Troop L, of the Sixth cavalry, com
posed entirely of Brule Sioux, has been
Secretary Proctor has returned to the
nationnl capital from a wstt to his home
After a recont rainstorm at Eolsom, CaL,
gold nuggets were picked up iu thestreets.
A lucky buy fouud oce that he sold for $3.
At tlie sale of Washington relics at
Philadelphia a coat worn by the father of
his country when inaugurated brought
An unsuccessful attempt was made
near Galesburg, Ills., Wednesday nisht tc
wreck a passeugor traiu on the Burling
There is a pig at Junction City, Kan.,
which weighs 1,533 pounds. It is be
lieved to be the largest hog in the world
on four feet.
The street car strikers at Detroit have
possession of the city. They tear up the
tracks and otherwise show themselves
masters of the situation.
The British and Portuguese are still
quarreliug over their South African
possessions, but the prospects are now
that no blood will be shed.
Miss Gabrielle Greeley, the youngest
daughter of Horace Greeley, was married
Ihursday to lie v. frank Montrose Clen
tleuin, at Pleasantville, X. V.
Twenty rowdies at Kalamazoo, Mich.,
Wednesday night, broke the windows and
doors of a house with stones to disturb
the serenity of a wedding party. They
E. Snider, a wealthy grain buyer of
B n rde tie, la., called L. .Latham a chicken
thief and the latter has presented a bill of
Jlo.Clk) to Snider and asked the court to
W. F. Peirounet, ouce a prominent op
erator on the Chicago board of trade, was
found dead in a loom at McCoy's hotel
in that city Thursday. A package of
morphine was found at his side, and it is
believed that he took his own life.
Eugene Dunnivant, who is suing O. W.
Potter, of Chicago, for $100,000 for al
leged outrageous proceedings taken to
break up a love affair between Dunnivant
and Potter's daughter, is at Oakland,
Cal., working as waiter in a hoteL He
says he is keeping out of the way until
his case comes to trial.
The owner of a New Jersey pottery
booted a tramp off the premises for ask
ing for 10 cents. The tramp bought a
pound of sulphur and managed to feed
it into a burning kun, and the result
was that $600 worth of high art pottery
refused to glazs. The only consolation
the owner bad was the knowledge that he
had saved 10 cents.
Christian Women in Convention.
Scraxtox, Pa., April 24 A large
number o prominent ladies from all
parts of the country are here in attend
ance on the international convention ol
the Young Women's Christian associa
tion, which met nt 2 o'clock yesterday
afternoon iu the Y. L C. A. hall, and will
continue in session three days.
Chicago, April 23.
The quotations on the board ot trade to-dav
were as follows: Wheat 1 o. 3 ApriL opened
J I.I014. closed Sl.124; Slay, opened $Lloy
closed S1.U!4; July, opened fl.0S4 closed
jliuvj. corn o. z April, opened , closed
.May, opened OTic closed 72c: Jnlv
opened Uc. closed 6ifi. Oats No. 2 Ma v.
opened closed 5c; June, opened &4)c
closed 544c; July, opened Olc, closed bio.
fork .May. opened S12.41 closed l9Sr
July. oiened SU.M-0, closed $13.35; Sep
tember, opened S13.U, closed $13.75. Lard
nay, opened se..', closed S6.85.
Live stock -Folio winz wera the nrirwu .
the Union stock yards:
Cattle Beef steers, S4.751L6.00: stockers and
feeders, JiGOft 5, cows and bulls, $2.UU&1);
calves, S'J.OOJi 53. Sheep In ' good demand;
s.,ito.; lamus, S3.wift7.oj.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator. 25c mu
tt); fresh dairies. 212c; packing stock, 11
13c Egffs-Strictly fresh, LS&12!-a per doc
lave poultry Chickens, 10c per lb; ducks, lu
11c; turKeys. mixed lots, il&13e; eeese, M.0J
6.00 per doi. Potatoes White rose, $L10ift
1.13 per du; ueoron. JL103L12; Peerletn,
$L05&L10. Sweet potatoes Illinois Jerseys,
t&Ott&.'laO. Apples Cooking. $3.003.4.0.) per
ddi; eating. s.j0ijj.uj; taacy varieties, giaOa
New York, April 23.
Wheat No. 2 rtvi winter -h CI AL. A
May, !1.2fi: do June. $L1( Corn-No. t
mixed cash, 84c; do May, 79c; do Jane, 75c.
Oats Quiet but firm; No. 2 mixed cash, 61c;
do May, 0c; do July, 59c Hye-DulL
Barley DuU. Pork Dull; mess, 113.75SU.50
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iw w . muuvai amy, o.vi: dune
Live Stock: Cattle 'n tralincr fn
dressed beef, firm; native sides, BJaiOc f) B!
oueen ana umH lranin? hruir r. an mA.
Vance of strong )ic V lb; unshorn sheep $5.0J
I fil7. 10 V -im H- clinruwl ilUUa(K
shorn lambs, $7.00148. iS; clipped do, S5.S0A
v.out aonaomuauij neur live nnsa.
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