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VOL. XXXII. NO. 171
ISLAND, SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1891.
Single Copies 5 Cent!
Per Week 12X Cento .
ie Won ClotMng Company
Tbe Spring Garden Nation a 1 Bank, ol
Philadelphia, has closed its doors.
Tbe New York Herald has nomited Jas.
G. Blaine as its presidential candidate.
The treasury Friday bought 414,000
ounces of silver at from J0.981 to fO.984 per
The Milwaukee boss stonecutters yield
ed to the strikers Friday, granting them
ft a pay.
Burnett Bros., of Lakeside, Mich., near ,
Muskegon, lost 2,000,000 feet of lumber by '
Professor Julius E Hillard, late super
intendent of Coast Survey, died at Wash
ington City Friday.
Forest fires are raging on the Michigan
peninsula. At Forest River the damage is
estimated at $125,000.
Door county, Wis., boasts of an Indian
woman who claims to be 124 years old.
Her name is Angelica Bear.
Rev. Philip Brooks has written a letter,
accepting his election to the Episcopal
bishopric of Massachusetts.
A large meteor was seen over a large
section of Texas Thursday evening. It
burst with a deafeaning noise.
The prisoners in the city jail at Atchi
son became so interested in a discussion
of the scriptures that they came to blows.
The Massachusetts stale board of health
reports seventeen deaths from hydrophobia
the past year, the highest number ever re
Clara Peng, a young lady living on
Sedgwick street, Chicago, was burned to
death Friday by an alcohol bandage tak
At 5:54 p. in. to-Uay Mercury . will sart
on his journey acrow the sun,' and the
transit will traverse the lower limb of the
great luminary. '
The American Medical association
closed its annual meeting at Washington
City Friday. Dr. Marcy, of Boston, was
Somebody Thursday night stole the
floral mementoes left on the grave of Dr.
Cronin, at Chicago, by the friends of the
murdered man Monday last.
Plans and elevations for machinery hall
have been submitted to the World's fair
directory. The dimensions of this build
ing will be 650 by 500 feet.
The house of B. F. McCormack, a
Grape Creek miner, living near Danville,
Ills., who is opposed to the miners'
strike, was fired by incendiaries Thursday
A family named Glahn was evicted at
New York Thursday while u daughter
aged 9 was dying of scarlet fever. The
health officers ordered the family rein
stated. The legislature of Connecticut having
failed to make an appropriation for the
State Insane asylum. Governor Bulkely
has pledged himself to furnish the funds
The hospitals of London are becoming
crowded with patients suffering with
influenza. Ail the clerks of tbe house
of commons save oae aie suffering from
Cardinal Taschereau, of Quebec, has re
ceived from the bishop of Carcassonue a
relic of Labonne Ste. Anne in the shape of
a bone of one of the hands of the mother
of the blessed Virgin Mary.
A few days ago it was telegraphed from
Europe that W. W. Jacques, an Ameri
can, had been mobbed at Florence, Italy,
as au expression of feeling over the Jiew
Orleans slaughter. It proves that Mr.
Jacques inadvertently drove into a melee
between the police and some rioters who
were stoning the officials.
Result of Swinging on a Gate.
Philadelphia, May v. A gate on which
John Dawson, b years of age, and Will
iam Richmond, aged 6, were swinging, at
Firth and Foster's dye works, fell Thurs
day, killing Dawson and injuring Rich
mond so badly that he cannot recover. M ;
Local Option in Delaware. -
Dovek, Del., May 9. Tbe house of
representatives passed a bil 1 Friday to
give the people of the state the right to
vote on the question of local option.
Chicago. i .: '
Chicago, May &
Followin? were the ouot-itions on ! hn.ni
of trade to day: Wheat No. 2 May, opened
51.01. closed Sl.OlT-i: Julr. oix-nnd Bft-
closed Si?4N (September, ooened S53-ie.
closed SrUj-. Corn Ko. 2 May, opened bjc,
closed 64c; July, opened wlo, closed 59c;
August, opened , clo.ed 5Sje. OaU J0.
2 May, opened , closed SJJc; July, opened
4tc close t 40c: fcectember. nr.nd
closed IMc. Pork May. onened .
closed flLtK.H: Juiy, opened S12.12H. closed
S12.10: beptemW. owned Sli0. rlnaA
812 IS. Lard May, opened and closed
Live stock Following were Hi
the Union stork varri- Tl.re Va-lr.
on local and shipping account, and prices
steady and unchanged; sales ranged at
S-Ma.K pigs, $4.!i 5.03, light. S4.55tf?.4.75
rouifll iia'kin-j' fU T.Vi f, nl mi.l i o on
a.lu heavy packing and shipping lota.
cattle ilaricet ratlier active on local and
shipping account, feeling firm and prices
well maintained. fsnwialW
- - J VUt7 ivi
grades; quotations ranged at J5. Ji&8.55 for
choice to fancy shipping steers, S5.(W&5.8i)
good to choice do, 4.3ua,4.9J common to
fair do. S3.50A4.23 hntrhora' 'te, e
stockers. &.K2o.i Texans, 83.4oa4.30 feed- -
eraho &4.UU cows, JL5O33.50 bulls, and $2.50
m.w t ' uhvbi. oueep ueznana tairiy activa,
and prices ruled steady: quotations ranged at
i4.753.ti.70 westerns, 85.UU46.75 natives, and
Produce: Butter Fancv
lb; dairies, fancy fresh, 2223c; packing
stocks, fresh, 13&15c. Live poultry Old
chickens, 1010j per lb; spring, $3.UQ.3&(
ner doz: turkeva. crortd i i -r. i ,.-
dacks, Ollc; geese, S3.0J&5.00 per doz!
gS 13fL13Wc ner do. PofnrnAa
S5uperbu; Hebron. 'JJQSic; Peerless, 85;&90c;
Burbanks. Sl.U531.o8; mixed, 7533. Apples
Cooking, 53.003,4.00 per bbl; eating, 4-9
m.uu; iancy varieties, t-i.iMiSriM. -New
nuem-jio. . rea winter cash, Sl.1414;
may, ai.ii; ao June, .:; do July.
Corn No. 2 mixed cash, sir? do inW
ao August, b.c uats (jtuet and easier:
1 mixed cash. 03c: do June. fiiVKo- a ink
fc54c Bye Neglected. Barley Neglected!
tutno, ?ii.wait-so tor
Lard-Quiet; May, $.93; July, J7.93.
lave Stock: ' CatllA.Trailln
slight decline from previous prices; poorest to
best natives steers, $5.2036.45 10j fcs; bulls
and dry cows; J2.2534.8J. Sheep and Lambs
dull ataOa y 100 s lower; lambs, steady;
unshorn sheep, $7.00&T.80 100 ftg; dipped do.
5.753&1; clipped lambs, .60&8.(; spring
lambs, t8.50auj.00 bead. HoRs-Nominally
ateady; Uva hogs, S4.40ai.555 100 fts.