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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 167
ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAY 5 1S91.
Single Cepies S Cent
fer Week 1H Cents
Be London Clolnf
Jesse H. Llppincott, lessee of the Amer
ican Grnphiphoue compauy, of New York,
Congressman Allen, of Mississippi, says'
that in bis opinion Crispof Ga orgiawiil be
speaker of the next house.
Herinnu Stephonski and his wife lost
their lives in a burning building in
Rochester, X. Y., Monday morning.
The French government will investi
gate the May day storting at Fourmies
by which several civilians lost their
About 1.700 cigarmakers at Chicago
quit work Monday. Some of the employ
ers have already acceded to the demands
cf their employes.
An attempted rebellion in Bolivia,
South America, was suppressed. A con
spiracy to assassinate the presideut beinpr
The "writing telegraph" was tested at
New York Sunday, and several signatures
were received by teleeraph from Pitts
burg. The test was a pronounced suc
Monday the treasury purchased 336,000
ounces of silver at from 50.IW0 to J0.1W7
Census Superintendent Porter was at
Chicago Monday. He said the statistics
of population would be completed within -a
year, or two years, quicker than that of
Alden J. Blethen and Thomas Lowrey
have purchased The Minneapolis Tribune.
Ex -Senator Pierce will remain as editor.
Algernon SartorK who married Gen,
Grant's daughter Nellie, registered at the
Richelieu hotel, Chicago, from London
Monday. He was going west to look at
his stock ranch.
Rains hare quenched the New Jersey
There was a severe frost in Minnesota
and Dakota Saturday night, and it is
feared that small fruits are damaged.
The president and cashier of the New
York Xorth River bank, now in the
hands of a receiver, have been indicted
for falsifying an official statement of the
Anoth:r collision between the coke
workers and the gurd of deputies oc
curred at Uniontown Sunday night. One
of the strikers was killed and another
A move is on foot at Philadelphia to
organize an Italo-Anierican league, the
object of which, principally, will be to
make American citizens of all Italians
lauding ou the shores of the United ,
Dispatches from Transvaal, South
Afriea, report that 25,00.) Boers are on the
point of invading Masbonaland or Manica
land, and the authorities of Transvaal
are unable to fulfill their premises to pre
vent any further encroachment on British
Made 111 by Cold Slaw.
Springfield, Ohio, May 5. The en
tire family of John French were
poisoned Sunday by eating "cold
slaw," made of cabbage, sour cream,
vinegar, etc They will all get well, how
ever. Their sickness began immediately
after dinner, and was manifested by pale
ness, weakness, and failing sight. Jessie,
aged IS. and the father and mother are
also seriously ill, but are believed to be
out of dauger.
Found Dead in Her lied.
ST. Lons, Mo., May 5. Miss Caroline
Abend, aged 62 years, was found dead in
bed Sunday at the residence of her brother,
Edward Abend, at Belleville. Iu the room
wa a gas stove which was used for heat
ing purposes. One of the cocks was found
open, and it is supposed that M.ss Abend
arose in the night to turn off the heat and
accidentally left the cock open.
Accident at a Circus.
New Yoke, May 5. During the parade
of Barn urn's circus iu Jersey City yester
day a horse belonging to Albert Roner, a
truckmau, took fright at the elephats and
ran away, several persons were knocked
down and two were takeu to the hos pital.
They were very seriously hurt.
Chicago, May 4.
Followins were ths Quotation on th )Hmr
of trade to-dav: Whpat 'r mav
tl.UiH- closed Sl.Omj; July, opened S1.0V,
closed ?l.UUi: .September, opened W54c;
closed ;.t Corn- No. 2 May, opeaed oific,
closed July, opened 624c closed CU-c;
September, opened -. closed i'.tic. Oats Xo.
2 Hay, opened 52a?, closed Sl.Uc; July, opened
4Sc, close i 4"t,-; September, opened 'iaHfi,
closed 3c. Pork May. opened 12.40.
closed fl-'.37l4: July, opened S12.9.'4
Si.ta; September, openel tw.25,
1U.(J. Lard May, opened ttitii,
Live stock Follou-intr itpm th nriiw, af
file Union stock yards: Hogs Market opened
active on packing and shirpin? account and
pricey unehaiiai'd; sales rauued at U5&4.&
uurs. ti.WTit.Zo liirbt. 4.;ivl.T.-. nuii,h
packing, Sl'o&S.fci mixed, and Sl&)iii.l0
heavy pocking and shipping lots.
Oattlo Market rather quiet and prices fa
vor bu vers : Quotation nnmv . ,s ma jc
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for choice to fancy shipping steers, io.0J(&5.75
goou 10 cnoice ao, ? -iijA u common to
fair do, $3.5034.23 butchers steers, J2.6CK3,
3 51 8 tor Item Mllft'iS"1; Ti.nm t'lirMiw
feeders, S1.5K&4.00 cows, SL503.50 bulls, and
veai calves, sneep Demand fairly
active, and prices ruled higher: quotations
ranged at H.SWjS.a) westerns. I4.7iaa.40 na
tives, and i (?i7.2) lambs.
Produce: Butter- Fan unnintn. or
lb: dairies, fancr fresh ra.-
stocks, fresh. VATjV.
chickens, 1010)43 per lb; spring. fci.Ooa6.OJ
per uoz; turlteys, good to choice, llUc;
ducks, 4-a.llc; geese, $3 OOS5.00 per doi.
Eggs 13'lUvc ner dor. PA9tnai-Nnu rvr
Sic per bu; Hebron. J&95c; Peerless, &j&8dc;
uurunrim, ei.iw(5i.u?; mixea. . a,ajo. Applet
Cooking, $3.0024.00 per bbl; eating, tLixa, '
5.00: fancy varieties, 55.5035.50.
New York. May 4.
Wheat No. 2 rad winter mali &i n
May, f!.14W: do June. fL12i: do Julv. LuW-
do August, l.l7i$. Corn No. t mixed cash.
4c; do Mar. 34c: do June. TOc do Jnlv.
68c. Oats Dull; No. t mixed cash. ftaOc; do
July. 50c. Bve Nomin aL RarW nmini
Pork Dull: mess, f 1173314 50 for new. Lard
uiec; may, o.o; July, 7.07.
Live Stock: Cattle Hark et dull for all
grades at a decllna of 1(V Via mrt- -
best native steers, J 5. 3X2,8.43 V 100 tg; bulla
and dry cows, f2.703-T5. Sheep and Lambs
Sheep, steady; lambs. Ue ti higher: na-
hora sheep, $6.752,T.50 9 100 s; clipped do,
$5.0028.75; unshorn lambs, f7.90a&); cupped
do, i.50aT.5O. BogsKominallT ateady: Uvs
tecs, KS.6S IOC Da. . ...
Wanted A at 1409 Second avenue.