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Hock Island Daily Ai
VOL. XXXIX, NO. 165
ROCK ISLAND, SATURDAY, MAY 2 1S91.
Single Copie 5 Cent
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NEW HAMPSHIRE HAS A SHAKE.
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"We are always as good as our word." Having been unable to wait upon the
multitude of people last Saturday, we will as previously announced give
another special sale. Being better provided with an extra force of help
and a large stock of new goods just unpacked, we will on
Give one of the greatest special sales on record, which will eclipse
any and all special sales ever given in Rock Island.
Linen Collars worth 20c for lc.
S3 Linen Cuffs worth 25c for 5c.
S3 Men's Hose worth 10c for lc.
Latest Style Neckwear worth 50c for 5c.
Good Undershiits or Drawers worth 50c for 5c.
Children's Wais ts worth 35c for 5c.
-g Knee Pants worth 49c f. r 5c.
S3 Mens' Pants worth $1 00 and $1.50 for 20c.
g Good Overalls worth 50c for 18c.
Unlaundered Shirts, Huen bosom worth 50c for 12c.
Boys' Suits worth $1.50 fur 25c.
Good Undershirts or Drawers worth 50c for 5c.
300 all wool Mens' Suits worth from 18 00 to $10 00 for $3 00?
Unheard of low prices in every department. Large invoice of
new goods just received.
Earth-Tremble at Concord and Other
GosTOCOOK, N. H., May 2. An earth
quake shock was felt here at 7:10 o'clock
last evening. Reports from surrounding
towns state that tha shock was very dis
tinct. KEESE, N. H., May 2 At 7:10 o'clock
last night a heavy earthquake shock oc
Concord, N. H.,May 3. An earthquake
shock was felt in this city at seven minutes
after seven last night. The shock was dis
tinctly felt for about twenty seconds. A
number of buildings were shaken.
The treasury Friday purchased 175, COO
ounces of silver at from 0:970 to $0:984 per
William Macomber, a Michigan pio
neer, died at Kalamazoo Thursday, aged
Georce A. Ballou, wholesale grocer, of
Springfield, Ills., has failed, with liabili
ties of $50,000.
Business failures in the United States
for the week ended May lwere 228; for
the corresponding week last year, 185. ; -.
Six flour mills of Minneapolis, with a
capacity of 10,000 barrels a dayt have been
consolidated under one management.
Dr. R. C. Goodwin, an Englishman
who has a long and successful record as a
forger, was arrested in Cincinnati Thurs
day. The wife ot State Printer H. W. Rok
ker, of Springfield, Ills., has sued for a di
vorce, alleging cruelty on the part of the
In the supplementary ballot in the
Geestemunde district, Piicce Bismarck
was elected to the reichstag over his So
Governor Hill, of New York, it is said,
will resign from the United States 6en--ate
in order to be a candidate for re-election
In Charleston, S. C, where the popula
tion is about equally divided between
whites and blacks, there are two deaths
of blacks to one white.
A woman in Flint, Mich., advertises for
a position as housekeeper, and says in her
advertisement that an cffer of marriage
will bj given attention.
United States Treasurer Xebeher re
ports that the supply of standard silver
tlollars'in the treasury upou which certifi
cates have not been issued is practically
While eating tiipe Michael Durkin, of
4t0 Baltic street, Brooklyn, N. Y., got a
piece lodged in his windpipe and betore a
physician arrived ha was dead from as
phyxiation. The Greek Christians living at the cap
ital ot the island of Zante Friday at
tacked the Hebrew quarter, and encoun
tered the police. Several of the attacking
party were killed.
Forest fires in New Jersey hav5 devas
tated thousands of acres of timber and
cranberry marshes, destroyed a number
of bouses and hams, and now threaten
several towns. The loss already amounts
to over f 1,000,000.
In a lecture Thursday night at Chicago
Bishop Keane, the rector of the Roman
Catholic university at Washington City,
said that the three great barriers to Chris
tianity were Ca;sarism, the barriers be
tween nations, and the religious revolu
tion called the reformation. He added:
"We rejoice to see the number of Chris
tian schools increasing throughout the
land, and, as in colonial days, the good
old church is ever in the lead."
Endowment for an Iowa College.
Fall River, Mass., May 2. Among
other bequests left by the will of Mrs.
Brayton Young, which was offered for
probate yesterday, was $10,003 to Tabor
college, of Tabor, Fremont county, If., to
endow a scholarship to be called the B. Ml
C. Durfee scholarship.
Crashed to Death by Boiler.
Laxcasteh, Pa., May 2. Christopher
Stoltzfus, aged 10, was crushed to death
Thursday by a heavy roller in his father's
field near Barville.
Chicago, May J.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat No. 2 May, opened
$1.00, closed 1.071.4; July, opemxl 1.05,
closed Sl.Wi; September, opened $L01,
closed $1.01& Corn No. 2 May, opened
67Hc closed CTc: July, opened 63c, closed
K40; September, opened , closed 62c. Oats
No. 2 May, oiiened 53c, closed E3$fc; July,
opened i& closed 4ic; September, opened
OOf closed 'Uc Pork May, opened
812. .. J closed $1-'.8J; July, opened $13.07,
closed $13.10; September, opened Sia424
closed $13.40. Lard May, opened and closed
Live stock Following were the prices at
the Union stock yards: Iiogs-Market opened
active and firm; prices 5c higher; sales
ranged at S3.15&4.1U pigs; $4.55,5.03 Ught;
84.tW24.8U rough packing; $4.753.5.10 mixed;
84.Sisi5.15 for heavy packing and shipping
Cattle Ma: ket rather active on local and
shipping account, and prices well
tamed; quotations ranged at $5.8036.55 for
choice to fancy shipping steers; $5.0025 75
for good to choice do; 84.3jg,4.90 common
to fair do; $3.503.4.25 butchers steers; $2.aoa
3.50 etockers: $3.0065.25 Texans; $3.0&4.3U
feeders: $1.504.W cows; $L5tta3.50 bulls
$2.53,4.30 veal calves. Sheep Demand fairly
active, and prices ruled steady; quotations
ranged at $4.50(6.25 westerns: $4.75a8.50 na
tives; 85.00&7.25 lambs.
Produce: Butter-Fancy separator. 25c per
lb; fresh dairies, 21&23c; packing stock, iia
13c Eggs-Strictly fresh. 13il4 per do.
Lave poultry Chickens, lOo per lb; docks, li
11c; turkeys, mixed lots, lV&Ufc; geese. $4.00
&00 per dor. Potatoes White rose, 75 285e per
bu; Hebron. 9Oc&$L0U; Peerless, 85&90C. Sweet
potatoes Illinois Jerseys, 83.0033.50. Apples
Cooking, $3.0ua4.00 per bbi; eating, $L5U&5.0J;
fancy varieties, J5.5ua8.50.
New York. May 1.
Wheat-No. 2 red cash, $1.2;; do May,
$1.17; do June, 81.KJ; do July, $1.1'
Corn-No. 2 mixed cash. 6214c; do May
:; do June, 73$c; do July, lie Oats
Dull and firm; No. 2 mixed cash, StfUc- May
69c;July, 5X10. Bye-Neglected. Barley
Neglected. Pork-Active and steady; 813.75a
14.50 for new mess. Lard-Quiet: May.
$0.99; July, $7.24. '
Live Stock: Cattle-Mariet brisk and ac
tive at an advauee of 10c 3 100 ts; poorest to
best native steers. $5.30&6.25 V 100 s; bulls
and dry cows, 82.00a4.75. sheep and Lambs
Market firm; unshorn sheep, $70a&7.50 N 100
; clipped do, 85.00ae.i5; unshorn lambs. '
$7.59(S8.ftiK; clipped do, t.00TJW. Hogs
Nominally steady; live hogs, $4.4i5.65 m jjQa
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