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Hock Island Daily
AEG D S.
VOL. HXIL NO. 173
ROCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAY 12 1S9L
Single Copies 5 Cent
Per Week 12 Cent
Owing to the unprecedented success of Our Great Special
Labor Day Sales April 25 and May 2, we have decided to deal
out our enormous bargains all through the house for the rest of
the month of May, so that everybody will have a chance to obtain
goods of the very latest styles and best makes for less than half
price. We feel confident that out of the thousands that visited
our store during Our Great Special Labor Day Sales not one
went away dissatisfied. All were fully convinced that we do not
misrepresent but fully live up to all our advertisements.
Prices Quoted for the Month of May Will be Far Below
Anything Ever Named or Heard of.
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Prices Cut in Half -Goods Almost given Away !
For the Rest
' of the
Month of May
The object we have in
view we are deter
mined to carry
out, i. e.
Eor the Rest
Month of May
on Record 1
TO GET YOUR TRADE.
Once a Customer -Always a Customer!
C J. Beat tie, an attorney of Chicago,
was Monday disbarred from practicing as
an attorney by tbe supreme coort.
Tbe Lumber Trade association of New
York has declared a boycott against all
builders who employ union laborers. This
action is in retaliation for a boycott de
clared by the union men on three of the
members of the lumber association.
The body of a man, thought to have '.
been a sailor, was washed ashore from the
lake at Jackson park, Chicago, Sunday
night. The police think'the man whs
The Belding Motor and Manufacturing
company, of Chicago, made an assign
ment Monday. Tbe liabilities are $175,
300, and assets about the same.
Gladstone thinks the provisions of tbe
copyright act passed by the last Amer
ican congress are unsatisfactory. .
Eight persons were killed and twenty
five injured by' au explosion on the
steamer Tancarville, in the harbor of
Newport, England, Monday. The vessel
was a tank steamer, carrying coal oil in
bulk, and the explosion was caused by
the gases In the hold. r
Secretary Blaine is suffering from an
acute attack of indigestion at New York,
but his physicians say he is no danger
and will soon be entirely recovered.
Grand Rapids street car lines are tied
up, the employes having struck against
signing an ironclad agreement to work as -many
hours as the bosses deem necessary,
and to be responsible for damages result
ing from accidents.
Ella Lattin, 17 years old, of Birming
ham, Conn., stepped on a garden rake,
one proDg of which pierced her toe. Tbe
wound healed, but later grew sore, and
now she has the lockjaw.
There is a financial crisis at Lisbon, .
Portugal Friday and Saturday $1,333,
000 was withdrawn from the banks, all in
silver. One man had to carry away $ 13,
500 in the metal. It weighed about 100
The price of silver at Washington City
Monday was from S0.9SI to $3 983 per
ounce and at these rates the treasury
bought S'O.SUO ounces.
The notional suprejie court has ad
journed uutil May 25
The miners' strike threatens to cause a
coal famine in Iowa.
Secretary of the Interior Noble is at St."
"William Hill asked Herbert Gail to pay
him a debt of 50 ceuts at St. Louis Sun
day. Herbert, however, was temporarily
embarrassed and replied with a terri fic
blow, and then drew a knife and cut Hill
in seven places. Hitt will die. Gail is
A fire at Piano, Ills., destroyed $30,000
worth of property.
Dr. Graves at Kansas City.
Desvek, Colo, May 12 Dr. Thatcher
Graves arrived here last niht, accompa
nied by bis wife and Mr. Conrad, son-in-law
of Mrs. Barnaby. Detective Hars
com also arrived on the same train. The
party went to the Gilsey house, where
Dr. Graves was seen by a reporter. He
r efu&ed to say a word and retired at once.
Nominates Fuller for President.
Washington- Citt, May 12. The Ga
zette declares that Chief Justice Fuller
would make the best Democratic candi
date for president in 1892.
Western Hoys Appointed Cadets.
Washixgton Citt. May 12. D. M. Gar
rison, of Bordentown, N. J.; J. Briggs, of
Sullivan, lad.; L. R. Allison, of St. Johns,
Mich.; L. S. Smith, of Flint, Mich., and
W. P. Washington, of Goldsbord, N. C,
have been appointed to cadetshipa at the
United States Naval academy. :
A Reverend Rascal Indicted. -
Newbcbypoet, Mass., May 14 An in
dictment was found yesterday against
the Rev. Georpe A. Andrews, of Essex.
He is charged with setting fire to his
store with the object of obtaining the in
Chicago. May U.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat No. 3 May, opened
$LU3, closed ilH; July, opened Wc, closed
WHfZ Sei'teuiber. opened B5-ic closed Wc
Corn No. 2 May, opened 61c, closed Sflc;
July, opened and closed 58gc: August, opened
, closed Sisc. Uata o. 2 alay, opened ,
closed 50c; July, opened 45c closed 45jc; Sep
tember, opened 34c, closed '6Hc Pork-
May, opened , rioted $11.52Vfc: July, opened
tll.KI. closed til 72: September, opened
$12.10. closed SU.UU. Lard May, opened .
lave stock-Following were the prices at the
Union Stock yards: Hogs -Market "ratEer
slow and weak: buyers backward, prices 10 J
lie lower: sales ranged at $25034.60 pigs. $4.35
490 light, $4.aV3t-75 rough packing. $4.50
6.W mixed, and t4.ttJtt5.U3 heavy packing and
Cattle Market dull and weak: local buyers
and shippers rather slow to purchase: quota
tions ranged at t5.75a6.50 (or choice to fancv
shipping steers, $5-iJ5.70 good to choice do.
4 JJi4.au common to fair do. Slsnai
butchers' steers. $2 8033.50 stickers. $3.00&
6.25 Texans, f 3 402,4.30 feeders, f L504 OOcowa,
vi.iMKd.au duiis. ana a2.au34.SD seal calves.
Sheep Demand rather active and prices ruled
steady: Quotations ranged at $4.75a6.70 west
erne, $5.0UiS,.75 natives, and $6.0037.50 lambs
Produce: Butter Fancv aenarmtnr. 7 n
lb; dairies, fancy fresh. K2Sc: nvklnr
stock, fresh, 13 17c. Eras-Southern stock.
lAiftllc per doz; northern, 14c . Live poultry
Old chickens. 10c per lb; spring, $LMO8.00
per doc; roosters, &jHc; turkeys, mixed, c;
ducks, e&lOc; geeae, $3.00&5.00 perdos. Po
tatoea Rose, 75oc per bu; Hebron. B0t395c;
Peerless, 5&Jc; Bur banks, JLOOfiXOS: mixed.
75t&85e. Strawberries Tennessee, poor to
fair, $1.5002.0); good, $3.25&2.50 per 24-q.t case;
Mississippi, poor to fair, $1.003175 per 24-qt
New York. Mar 11.
Wheat-No. 2 red winter cash, $1.14; do
Hit. tt TiUL- An -Tulv SI n7L- i ai mi
Corn No. 2 mixed cash, 6J4c; do June, 06V4c;
ao Jiuy. oofce; ao August, o4c. Oats quiet
but steady; No. 2 mixed cash, 5Kc; do Jane,
tbU.: do Jnlv. StUo. Rta .aWt cu-l,.-
Neglected. PorK Quiet; $112514.75 for
new nieea. Lard Quiet; July, $6.86; August. '
$7.02. . .
Live Stock: Cattle Trading alow at former
prices; poorest to best native steers, $5.25a
150 10 ts; Coloradoea, $5.00; bolls and dry
cows, $i2J0. Sheep and Lambs Both ahe.-p
and lambs had a slow sale at a decline of 140
V ; clipped sheep, $A 5036.51 l liO ;
clipped yearling lambs. $6.5ma7.S7; spring
lambs, $7.75.26 V head. Hogs-Nosainally
steady; Uve hogs, $4.4005.85 V 100 $.
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