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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 162
KOCK ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. 1891.
PLACE TO TRADE
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HE NEEDED INFORMATION.
And It Coat Him to Obtain It SlOO
Tan Month in Jail.
Wheeling, W. Va., April 29. Judge
Jackson, in the United States circuit
court Monday, had to deal with the most
peculair case of dense iguorauce in his ex
perience on the bench. James Penning
ton was before him for violation of the
internal revenue laws in having Bold
liquor without a license, lis pleaded
guilty, and declared he did not know he
required a license.
"Did you ever bear of the United
States?" asked the court.
Thought the County Tu Sovereign.
"Yes, but only in an indirect way," the
prisoner replied. "I live in Braxton
county, aud did not think the United
States bad any control over its affairs.
The county court makes the laws there."
The judge fined him $100 with ten
months in jail, and told the clerk to fur
nish him with a copy of the constitution,
that be might study it during his confine'
The city council of Elgin, Ills., has in
creased the saloon license to $1,000.
It is said that the Michigan Central
railroad will tunnel the river from De
troit to Windsor.
Forestport. X. Y., was visited by a con
flagration Monday night that destroyed a
largj portion of the village.
David Dudley Field, the veteran New .
York lawyer, is ill with a complication ol
diseases incident to old age.
Dr. Paul II. Kretzschmer, a prominent
citizen of Brooklyn, died in that city
Tuesday of la grippe. He was 44 yean
The coal miners of Iowa have decided
to strike May 1 for eight hours, regard
less of the action of the leaders at Colum
Mrs. Eaton, sister of the president, who
was injured iu a runaway accident at
North lieud, O., is declared to be out ot
Phoebe Couzins, the dismissed secretary
of the ladies World's fair board, has
asked the Chicago courts to set aside hex
Governor Peck, of Wisconsin, has ap
pointed Dud W. Fernandez, an old Madi
son printer, for many years a resident of
Oshkosb, state game warden.
The British army that is invading the
rebellious province of Manipur has again
defeated the native forces in battle, and
the capital of the province is probably
already iu English hands.
Oue of the consumptive patients treated
at the Montetiora home iu N'ew York
with Koch's lymph has entirely recov
ered, and the physicians think the cure
due to the use of the lymph.
. Several intimate friends of Mr. Blaine
say that be will soon authorise the pub
lication of a letter in which be will pos
itively decline to allow his name to be
used as a candidate for president.
Some oue has been poisoning the wells
of Uugoton, Kan., and nine persons have
already died from the effects of the drug.
John -Ylodisett, county treasurer, and his
wife and son were the first victims. Mor
ton Henbeck and his wife and four mem
bers of the Staples family have since died. -Pari-
green is supposed to have been
u-d. , .-
State Exhibits at the World's Fair.
Chicago, April UO.At yesterday after
noon's session of the World's fair board
af control the report of the committee on
rules for state exhibits was adopted and
appropriately referred. Under the terms
the states will be compelled to put all ;
exhibits entered for awards in the main
building of the exposition, and the ex
aibits in the state buildings will be con
Sned to those illustrative of the natural
resources aud historical development of
ltrutal Kobbery in Ohio.
Zasesville, O., April 29. Israel H.
Marshall, treasurer of Blue Rock town
ship, came te this city Monday and drew
FSl'J from the bank to turn over to his sue
lessor. On the way home Monday night
iie was assaulted and robbed of the entire
amount, aud then bucked and gagged and
ihrust hit an outhouse on an untenanted
!arm. Wucn found yesterday he was in
isnsible, aud remained so all day. His
injuries may prove fatal.
Chicago, April 28.
of trade to-day: Wheat No. S May, opened
i.iah. ciosea i.ut.i; July, opened JL07,
closed J 1 Uti; September, opened and closed
i ti lv; i xiu. r. "... -.1 1
S6c; July, oiened and closed t2?jc; Septom-
1 a ..... .1 all 1 ' .. .v . T d . r
lwi, unrueu , lATgv. vjnus s jnay,
opened 4'J&i closed !Jc; -July, opened 45c.
closed We: Sejiteniljer, opened SiVc closed
34c. Fork .May, opened $12.0i closed
$12.tig4j: -July, opened $13.0. closed $13.00;
September, opened tl-lCM,, closed $13.i&
mra Jiay, o;onea a..n, closed 5a.TZy.
l.irA uf , w If Wtllnivinf mrnmm th. I
the Union stock yards: Hogs Market opened
rnirlv ByHvA anil v.liui ... .1 .1 . IC
alee ranged at $3.U0;4.8 pigs; $4.5&4.K
ugut; 9t.iMjg,.iu rougu paciuug; e4.TJ,&5.lW
mixed; $4.75&5.05 for heavy packing and
Cattle Market opened modorately active;
quotations ranged at $5.70fr0.50 for choice ta
ancy shipping steers; $5.0U&50 for good to
choice do; c4.3J&4.9U common to fair do; 13.50(3
4JJ5 butchers' steers; $..'.5033.60 stackers; f3.(
Wo. iexans; ucu&liw feeders; $1.504.00
mm; ci.w-v-a.au uuiis; 5.aix(; uo veal calves.
Sheep Demand fairly active; quotation
ranged at $4.5U6.20 westerns; $4.75(46.50 na
tives; $j.00tt," 25 lambs.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 25o per
lb; fresh dairies. 2122c; packing stock, 11
13c Eggs Strictly fresh, UjU per do.
Live poultry Chickens. 10c per lb; ducks, ID
11c; turkeys, mixed lots, lli&13c: geese, ti-OOa
8.00 per dot Potatoes White rose. To 4853 per
bm Hebron, 9Un&$l.O0; Peerless, 85(iWc, Sweet
potatoes Illinois Jerseys, $3.0U3&5U. Apples
Cooking, $3.U0,4.UU per bbl; eating. S4.5U&5.0J;
fancy varieties, J5 5uj6 50. .
New York, April 28.
Wheat No. 2 red cash, $L30J4; do May,
f l.lOJfc do June, $1.14: do July, 81.124;
do August, Jl.Ui Corn No. 9 mixed cask,
77Hc; do May, 73tc; do June, 70c Oats
Dull; No. i mixed casH, S4c; May. 55c; July,
Mfcj- Bye Neglected, Barley Neglected.
Pork Dull; $13 502,14.25 for new mess. Lard
Qaiet; May, $6.87; July, 7.1.
live Stock: 3attle Market steady, but no
trading in beeves; dressed beef, firm; native
.Sides, K10o V t. Sheep'and Lambs-Trad-tng
active and market steady; clipped sheep,
$5.003.1.75 100 Its; clipped lambs, t6.00t38.75.
Hogs Market higher; live nogs, $4.4035.65 V