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. Rock Island
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 161
KOCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, APRIL 28. 1S91.
I Single Coplen 5 Cent
It is asserted al New York that Verest
chagen, the great Russian painter, is la
sane. Judge Ellis S. Ferry, formerly a resi
dent of Danville, Ills., died in Washing
ton City Monday.
Professor John Dickinson, Anna Dick
inson's brother, is satisfied that his sis
ter's mind is unbalanced.
The Farmers' and Traders' bank of
Montgomery City, Mo , is FJ.3O0 short,
and tue cashier is missing. ,
Ground was broken Monday for the
Grant monument in Riverside park. New
York. Gen. Horace Porter delivered the .
Joseph Peck, aged 13, living near Logan
Court House, V. Va., emulated Nero the
other day in a small way. He set fire to
his father's house and played an organ
while it was burning.
Among the men named for secretary of
war when Proctor resigns to became sena
tor in Edmunds' place are e i-Senators
Hill, of Colorado; Pierce, of Minneapolis;
Senator Manderson and M. M. Estee.
The Are in St. Charles, Minn., Sunday
destroyed property to the value of $100,
000. The Detroit Street Railway company
made a comple surrender to the employes
Monday, before the arbitration board had
an opportunity to consider the matter.
The surrender, however, was made directly
to the arbitration board.
When David Smith, a farmer living in
Cook comity, just east of Elgin, His., .
arose Sunday morning, lie found the body
of Frank Martin, a middle-aged man who
worked at odd jobs thereabouts, hanging
from a tree in bis dooryard.
The polica of New York are arresting
men right an 1 lefc, but so far do not seem
to be any more successful in getting hold
of "Jack the Ripper" than the London
An estate iu New York city valued at
$200,000,000 issoou to be divided among
the heirs. It is the estate of the late Rob
Hempstead Washburne waa inducted
into oilice as mayor at Chicago Monday
The American Tract society is holding
its annual meeting at the national canitaL
The receipts last year were $303,000.
A greenish insect is injuring the wheat
in Russell county, Kan.
Peter Wettstein, of Leonards ville, Kan.,
is so angry over the delay in obtaining a,
pensiou that he has declared he will kill
Gen. Raum and himself if the pension is
not granted soon. He has been waiting
seven years for it and has set a limit of
time he will wait, and the officials are
watching for him.
A Nutmeg State Woman's Freak.
Norwich, Conn., April US. Mr. Jane
Osgood, a wealthy lady of this city, is
very fond of cats, and in her luxurious
home she has a lot of them that are beau
ties. Miss Osgood recently gave a cat
n;llrt which ttas Af-tanHoi In- bam f
I -J " -..ijuuu j j nnivig U L
cats, who brought their owners alone.
(Pk -" : . : - . ,.
auc iuui.ai.iuua were prinrea on linen pa
per, and there was a picture of a sleek
a j ueHutuui cat at tee ceaa ot the card.
The cats got acquainted with each other
readily in half an hour, and then all had
a fe.ifrt, which comprised various kinds
of fish and other viauds.
In and Out of the Same Hole.
PoT.rin:- Tnrl Inrll OS Ink. -v.-
- J ' ' " J. wuu VVU'
rad. conlined in the Jackson county jail
at Brownstowu, wanted bail, and Sunday
nitrht succeeded in r.ntt.incr a 1ml In fVio
rear upper part of the jail and escaping
uy tue roor. jie went on loot to his home,
ten miles away, but on failing to arrange
for bail llP rVf.ll mOfl tAtha ioil AnJ Mw.ml
v vuw J ... . U.( 1.1 a ITJQU
back in through the same hole by which
he escaped. The jailer knew nothing of
the escape and the return until informed
bv the nrisouer.
King Kelly In the Police Conrt.
ClXCrxXATr. Anril 2R fvinrr ir11-
1 1 -AMA.J OUIL
eight of bis men were in the police court
yesterday to answer a change of playing
base ball on Sundav in violation nt t)
law. They uleaded irniltv and JnAcTA
Gregg assessed a fine of the costs against
each of the accused.
Chicago, April 27.
... ,Uw ItulTMllVUS vi VUO UWU
of trade to-day: Wheat No. 2 May, opened
1 fUl 1 , CI . . . T ' . ... .
v.vo7?. viuacu ci.v.v4; - my. opentMi II
closed fl.iiTwj: Heptember.opeued ll.WL closed
ii mix f ',.-., v.. - . 1 . .
C5?4c; July, opened Cli-ic closed 63c: Septem-
wit uiwufu . cio-eu vacs .31 0. z Jlay,
opened aiki?, closed 5 Mi: Jnlv. otmnHiI 47u
closed 0j-t-: September, opened 33c closed
344-ic. Pork Mav. niiennd VI rr.9nA ian.
July, opened il.OJ, closed Jiaui; Septem
ber, opened $l'J.3i, closed S133i Lard May,
opened 50.-1 'i dossil JS.TiUi.
Live stock Following were the prices at
the Union stick yards: Hogs-Market opened
only mock-rati-ly active and rather dull; prices
103,10c lower; packers buying slowly; sales
ranged at SO.OU3.4.8J pigs; S4.402t.90 Ught;
?4 i't'.'f i rt.", ron h t...- H . ... Cf m -. i . : ,
54.70-i,O.i for heavy packing and shipping
. . - "wM.Tf lUf
Choice to fancv sninnin 7 stnN Ititr. s m
good to choice do; 4 3 VJ common to fair do;
v uutcnera steers; vz.wi.OO stockers-
S3.U0ii5.2. Texana: ?:'(Ki4.tl fan.lnra. i
4.00 cows; l..Vrj3 50 bulls: $2.5aat'50 veal
calves. Sheep IX'mand fairly active; quota-
uuus rDKea at iw.i&o.iu westerns; ft.7i3B.25
natives; tj.VVi7.lt lambe.
Produce: Batter Fancy separator, Sc per
lb; fresh dairies. 21(&iJc; packing stock, 11
otnciiy 1 res a, J 41.1,4 pep dor.
Live T1.1I1 It rv 1 ')l i.-lri.,iti lib n.. K. -1 1. 1. .
. j "-' . m.. t,
lie; turkejs, mixed lots, llUc; goese, ft-OOa
rotatofes nniterose, .a 803 per
bn: Hebrun. ftlrrt 1 in- PAartaas k-, r(L.
potatoes UliaoisJersevs, $-1 003. 5a Apples
"uii. f.w.s,i."j per doi; eating, J4.aUi3.uu;
fancy varieties, in ija6.50.
' New Yobk. April 27.
eWheat No, 2 red cash, tLai; do May,
tLlsJ4: da Juno, tl.lSH; do July, fL13H;
do August, 11.07,. Corn 2fo, 2 mixed cash,
Tiftc; do- May, Tic; do June, 71o; do July,
69,c Oats No. 2 mixed cash. Sic; May,
KMc. Bye Neglected. Barley Neglected.
Pork-Dull; tl3.7ie.14.S0 .for new mess. Lard
Quiet; May, f.85; Jnly, 17.13.
Live Stock: Cattle Trading opened slow
nd closed extremely weak at a decline of 10
iju v s; poorest to oast native steers.
vwtiu 9 xw ids; (joiorados,
bulla and dry caws, t3.7a3i.75.
and Lambs Market active at 1
Vance of ln m IK.
rr- w I wF U BUaeU,
&7.30 1U0 lbs; cUpiMd do, ta.OUi58.OU; unshorn
Hogs Prices steady; live hogs, HtaaUO V