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VOL. XXXIX, NO. 168
ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 1S91.
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Au inch of snow tell at Cadillac, Micbi
Dr. W. H. Boiling, deau of the Univers
Ity of Louisville, died Tuesday morning.
Rev. Willinm Connor Magee, archbish
op of York, died Tuesday morning ot lot
At Beacon, la., Sunday evening Petejf
Peterson was fatally beaten oy bis two
Robbers at Pittsburg, Tuesday mom
ing, carted off from a foundry five tons of
brass, valued at f 1,000.
Mrs. Elizabeth Read, the mother of Opie
P. Read, the well known writer, died at
her home in Arkansas Monday.
The Schnieuewend & Lee company, one
of the oldest electrctyping firms in Chi'
cago, has failed. The liabilities are $100,
000. - .
Lizzie Alger, a girl hitherto of ' gocd
reputation, was arrested Monday at Ann
Arbor, Mich., for attempting to pass a
Mayor Duncan, of Burlington, la. V" has
been asked to resign by a large number of
prominent citizens. He is charged witn
malfeasance in office. "
The Socialists of Rome are charged with
having set fire to the barracks and stables
of the mounted police of that city, which
were burned Monday night.
In an attempt to convince L. L. MartiD,
of East Park, Pa., of the virtues of labor
unions Monday, Nicholas Speelman used
such radical arguments that Martin will
D. T. Pulsifer, the owner of Teany, the
celebrated race horse, says that the horse's
lameness has disappeared, and that he
will probably start in the Brooklyn ban
Miss Victorine Villman, a well known"
society young lady, has married John
Vainmute, a half breed Indian lawyer, and
Fort Pierre, S. D., society circles are in
The thermometer was several degrees
below freezing in many places in the west
and throughout New England Monday
night, and great loss to the fruit crop is
There is a strong impression at New
York that Inspector Byrnes has the wrong
man in custody for the murder of Carrie
Brown. The American "Jack the Ripper"
does not seem to hava been caught.
Dr. Rauch, of the Illinois board of
health, has issued a circular announcing
that the death rate of the state is abnor
mally high, and urging municipalities' to
begin "house cleaning" with vigor and
Regarding an alleged iuterview in
which Gen. Veazy, G. A. R. commander
iu. chief, is reported to have said that Gen.
Alger would take Secretary Proctor's
place in the cabinet when be resigned to
become senator in Edmunds' place. Gen.
Alger said at New York Monday that if
he was going into the cabinet he did not
know it, and intimated th.it he would
not accept a portfolio if offered him.
The Portuguese Tax on Wheat.
Washington Citt, May 6 The Amer
ican minister at Lisbon announces the is
sue of a royal decree fixing the duty on
foreign wheat at :0 reis per kilogram
about 55 cents per 112 pounds, cr a frac
tion over 29 cents per bushel of sixty
pounds and removing all restrictions im
posed on the sale of wheat iu the open,
market imposed by the decree of Aug." 29,
Blaine Visits New York.
Washington Citt, May 6. Secretary
Blaine, accompanied by Mrs. Blaine, left
the city for New York yesterday to bo
present at the musicale festival, which be
gan last night to celebrate the opaning of
the Carnegie Music hall. Mr. Damrosca.
Mr. Blaine's son-in-law, is the musical
director of the festival.
They Are Applying for Silver.
Washington Citt, May a Treasurer
Nebeker's circular offering to send $300 "in
subsidiary silver coin to banks at the ex
pense of the department is producing-good
results. Three orders for silver have a'
ready been filled direct from the treasury
department here, and quite a number by
. Chicago, May 5.
Following were tha quotations on the board
of traue to-day: Wheat No. S May, opened
fl.Uy-j. closed Oite; July, opened S3.U0,
closed 97e; September, opened 9T?ic,
closed 94tjc Cora-No. 2 May, opened 034e,
closed 61; July, opened BOMie, closed 5&c;
September, opened . closed 59sc. Oata No.
2 May, opened closed 504c; July, opened
54c closei 404c; September, opened Sic,
Closed 34t6" Pork Mar- nnan CIO o&
ciosea iLia; juiy. opened fliOfi,
12.00; September, opened Hi.SS,
$12.30. Lard May, opened 5i57s,
Live stock Following wera the prices at
the Union stock yards: Hosts -Market openad
moderately active on packing and shipping
account and prices without material ch&uge;
sale ranged at $3.154.J pigs. $4.554,0b
light, $4.6&4.75 rough packing, S4.70d5.Ok
mixed, and fc4.83rj5.lU heavy packing and
Cattle Market active and prices unchanged-
quotations ranged at 5.30&6.i5 lor choice to
fancy shipping steers, J5.0U&5.7J good to
choice do, $4.33&4.93 common to fair do,
$184.108.40.206 botchers' steers, $2.d3&3.53 stock
ers, $3.35.25 Texans, $3 402,4.30 feeders,
$L5 &4.00 cows, $L5la50 bulls, and $2 50iw
eal calves, bheep Demand fairly active, tod
prices ruled steady; quotations ranged at $A0
630 westerns, JtTigaw natives, and Jo. 00
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 27c per"
lb; dairies, fancv fresh, htlv-
stocks, fresh, 1515c Ldva nnnltri-IH
chickens, 103100 per Ib,-eprhig, 83.0036.OJ
per doc; turkeys, good to choice, ll13c;
ducks, 9MG.lc; geese, $ 3 .035.00 per doz.
Eggs 13 filmic per doz. Potatoes Rose, 7a
85c per bu; Hebron. J&jc; Peerless, 853fl0c
Burhanks. $1.C5L0S; mixod, 75S853. AddIos
Cooklnar. S3.0UJM0U nor hhl? i rv.
6.0y. fancy varieties, $5.5035.63.
New York, May 5.
Wheat No. 2 red viiihr n.k nu. u.
May, $1.12; do June, Ul; do July. UU.
Corn-No. t mixed cash,i75c; do Kay. Tlfcc
do June, CHc; do July, g7c Oats-Duu and
weak: No. 3 mixed rash tan- a i.i.
do July. 64f4c Bye-Nomiial. Bartey-KonT
man, i4.ia;n.aj for new .
Lard Quiet; July, $7.05; August, $7.15,
Uve Stock: Cat Ue -Market steady, but no
trading in beeves; dressed beef, alow; naUv
tides, bKWc V It. Sheep aid Lambs-Mw-
i r .