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Rock Island aily Argus.
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 159
KOCK ISLAND, SATUKfUY, APRIL 25 1891.
Single Copies 5 Cent
Per Week 18X Cent
TO-DAY, Saturday, April 21,
IThe 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.
YOU CAN BUY ON THAT DAY ONLY:
4 ply linen cuffs worth 25 cents for 5 cents.
Suspenders worth 25 cents for 5 cents.
Latest style neckwear worth 0 cents for 5 cents.
Good undershirts or drawers worth 0 cents for 5 cents
Children's hats worth 50 cents for 5 cents.
"Nellie Bly" caps worth 0 cents and SI for 10 cents
Straw hats worth 25 and 50 cents for 5 cents.
Men's pants worth $1 for 20 cents.
Children's knee pants worth 35 cents for 5 cents.
Children's waists worth 15 cents for 5 cents.
Children's suits worth $1.50 for 25 cents.
Men's suits worth $8 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-DAY, SATURDAY. APRIL 25th.
During the Salisbury administration ot
the British government ?150,000,X0 of .the
national debt has been paid.
A receiver has been appointed for the
Sioux Falls (S. D ) Granite company. Lia
bilities, 9-46,500; assets, $03,000.
Severe and continuous rainstorms in
Peru have inundated many villages and
caused a great loss of property.
The lake propeller Milwaukee struck on
the Lime Kiln crossing, near Detroit, Fri
day morning, and went to the bottom. 1
Homer F. Royce, ex-chief Justice of the
Vermont supreme court, died at St. Al
bans, Vt., Friday, aged nearly flt years.
B. S. Merriam, a well-known Repub
lican politician of Keokuk, la., and Cor-
nelius North, or iua3t Tawas, Aiictu, aiea
Twelve Manipuris villages have been
destroyed by the British-Indian troops. It
is now thought that the rebels are com
Gen. X. P. Banks is iu comparative pov
erty in his old age, and friends in con
gress have started a movement to raise a
fund for his support.
Mayor Chapin, of Brooklyn, N. Y., has
appointed T. McCants Stewart, a colored
Democrat, a member of the board of edu
cation of that city.
The International Young Women's
Christian association, in session at Scran-
ton, Fa., has elected Mrs. J. V. Farwell, of
The new United States treasurer, E. H.
Nebeker, will take charge of the office
Monday. The count of the money in the
treasury began to-day.
Rose Hill is under arrest at Lebanon,
Mo., charged with poisoning n family
named Anderson in Camden county, two
members of which have died. .
Rev. Dr. Lorimer, pastor of the Im-
manuel Baptist church at Chicago, Tias
received a call to the pulpit of Tremont -Temple,
his old church at Boston. ;
Kelson Gray, a desperado awaiting trial. .
for arson and burglary at Versailles, Ky.,
was shot through the head aud killed by
Jailer Hall Friday while . attempting
to escape. . ,
By accident Thursday Arthur Moore, of
Windsor, X. Y., gave his young wife, who
had just been couliued, a teaspoonful of .
carbolic acid. She died in great agony a
few hours later.
The body of Charles Bedford, who dis
appeared from Leadville, Colo., sixteen
months ago, has been found in an aban
doned drift. He had committed suicide
by exploding a stick of giant powder.
Three negro murderers were hanged in
South Caroliua Friday the sheriff:
Waite S. Martin, at Columbia killed a
white woman; Bill Miles, at Pickens
murdered a man over a debt of a nickel,
and Edmund Holliday, at Manning, for
the killing of a white man.
Arbitration at Detroit.
Dett.oit, Mich., April !i5. The mayor
yesterday sent a letter to the street
car officials suggesting that the trouble
between the company and its employes be
settled by arbitration. letter in the aft
ernoon the secretary of the street railway
company replied accepting the mayor's
suggestion. The strikers are jubilant.
Later. The strikers held a meeting
and appointed an arbitration committee.
aud then decided to resume work this
A Plucky Kansas Woman.
Wichita, Kan , April 25. Thursday the
house of Miss Agues Somers was entered
by burglars. The lady hettrd them, and
taking a revolver went to the room iu
which the burglars were at work and or
dered them to leave. They hesitated, and
the lady coolly took aim and sent a bul
let spinning past the head of the one
nearest her. The burglars did not tarry
after that, but hastily made their exit.
Mauibrino King; Retired.
BiTFALO, X. Y., April 23. C. J. Ham
lin, the veteran breeder of this city, has
announced the retirement of his famous
stallion Mambrino King from public ser
vice, l bis action has created a sensation
among Erie county breeders. The horse
has been considered for years the hand
somest stallion in the world, and he has
swept all the show rings from the Atlan
tic to the Mississippi.
Chicago. April 21.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat No. 2 ApriL opened
91. 12. closed SLll'i: May, opened 1.13, closed
51.UU: Jnly, opened il in, closed Sli9i$. Corn
No. 2 May, opened 71.c, closed 7U?e; July.
opened 7jic, closed 0rwc; September, opened
, closed littic Oats No. 2 May, opened and
closed 54iic; jane. opeDed 54iic closed 51: July
opened 52e, closed 516. Pork May, opened
S13H , clo-ed HS.HO: July, opened $13.40, closed
Slil.lTU,: Septemper, opened S13.75.clo8ed 513.55.
Lard May, opened 9ii.s7?4. closid $(5.S214-
Lave stock r olio wing were the prices at
the Cnion stock yards: Hogs Market opened
active and strong: sales ranged at 83.101?i4.90
pigs; 94.455 .:J light; S4.VKj4.7i) rough pack
ing Sl.tu&.'i.uTi mixed; i4.7iii5.lj for heavv
packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Quotations ranged at S5.TOZlO.aj for
choice to fancy shippia? steers; $3. 10(35.00 for
ft.tJ cows; 91. 5tirj,3 .50 hulls: S2.50ffi4.OJ veal
calves. Sheep Demand fairly active; quota
tions ranged at S4.5i4(4.li) westerns; S4.7onUt.2j
ratives; 5i.tW i7.lU lambs.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator. 23c ncr
lb; fresh dairies. 21422c: packing stock. lirh
13c. Eggs Strictly fresh, 13 13S, per dot. .
Live poultry Chickens, 10c per lb; ducks, lOjJ
lie; turkeys, mixed lots, llCTUfc; geese, ii-Wj,
tt.00 per doz. Potatoes White rose. 75285c per
bu; Hebron. SUcff:sl.uu; Peerless, 855Wc Sweet
potatoes Illinois Jerseys. i3.UU33.50. Apples
Coukiasr, 93.Ulfi4.UU per bU; eating, 94.5O&5.0U;
fancy varieties, S 5.5U.J6 50.
New York, April 21.
Wheat-No. 2 red cash, $1.:54: do May
SUlfi; do Jubj, fl.lt-fic; do July, 91.10k,
Corn No. 2 mixed cash, 84c; do May, TUc; do
June, 76c, do July, 7.iUrc. Oats Quiet; No. S
mixed cash, aUe; Mas". H0Sc; July, Uf, Bye
Nominal. Barley Nominal. Pork Dull;
$13.5(1125 for new mess. Lard Quiet; May,
97.IH; June, 97.1$.
Live Stock: Cattle Tra'l ing dull at a decline'
of Viz 100 lbs; poorest to beet native steers.
95.406 25 f) 1UJ Bs; bulls and dry cows, 92.50
Q.5.25. Sheep and Lambs Sheep active and
H V higher; lamus firm; unshorn sheep,
9 (Wa7 lW l 100 lbs; clipped do, 94.25,4.50; un
shorn lambs, t7.O0&8.124; clipped do, 2i.OiK&
6.25. Hogs Market steady; Uve hogs, 94.4
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