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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 174
ROCK ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, MAY 13. 1891.
Single Copies 5 Centt
Per Week 18H Cents
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.
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.
For the Rest
Aonth of Aay
TO GET YOUR TRADE.
Once a Customer-
a Customer !
BMb Succeeds Like Success.
The cashier of the Georgia Pacific rail
road was assaulted by robbers while
working in his office at Birmingham,
Ala., Monday night, and dangerously
wounded. The safe was robbed
The Tillage of Walkersville, Mich , was
destroyed by forest fires. Of the 600 In
habitants, some have reached Lading
ton, but it is feared - that many hare per.
The First National bank, of Cannons-
burg, Pa., capital $50,000, has been
authorized to begin business.
Att the Murray Hill hotel. New York,
Tuesday, Ogden Armour, eldest son of
Phillip Armour, of Chicago, married uoli
ta B., only daughter of Martin J. Shel
don, of Suffield, Conn. Only a few friends
In the New York Presbytery, holding a
session at New York city Tuesday, reso
lutions were adopted to appoint a com
mittee to prepare charges against Dr.
Briggs, a professor of the Presbyterian
Theological seminary, who is chaged with
Jules L) Grande, an alleged American,
has been sentenced to be hanged for mur
der at Nowoug, India.
It is said tnat the Chilian insurgents
have been uniformly successful and that
President Balmaceda's case la almost
A dynamite bomb was exploled in the
building of the ministry of the interior at
Lisbon, Tuesday. Some damage was
done, but nobody hurt
Mrs. Mary Coursen, of Wilkesbarre,
Pa., is a widow for the sixth time since
1863. Each of her husbauds has been a
crippled veteran of the late war, and each
husband has died of wounds received
therein. dfli '
The latest arrest in connection with the
Itata incident is that of Ricardo Tram
bull, agent of the Chilean Insurgents at
San Francisco. He says he will not be
held long, and that there will be no fight
between the Charleston and Eimeralda,
Sixteen soldiers have been arrested at
Walla Walla, Wash., for complicity in
the lynching of Gambler Hunt a couple of
One of the silver mines in the Thunder
Bay (Mich.) district is .eportedto be turn
ing out ore paying S'.'O.OJO a ton.
James M. Turner, late Republican can
didate for governor of Michigan, is report
ed in financial deep water, much to the
surprise of people who believed him to be
a millionaire. He says he can pay. up if
Railway Conductor Convention.
St. Louis, May 13. The Ordr of Rail
way Conductors began its annual con
vention in this city yester.lay with 823
delegates and nearly "0'J other members
present. The day was devoted to wel
coming speeches and routine business.
The order is in a prosperous coudition.
The I hate of the Itata.
Cur of Mex;o, May IK The Itata is
sailing uuJjr difficulties and making
slow headway. The United States war
ship in pursuit of her is gaining on her
and it is expected that the two ships will
reach Acapulco within a few hours of one
The lleceut Elections in Spain.
Mapiud, May 13 Full returns from
the elections for municipal councillors
held throughout Spain on Sunday last
show that iu ail 2,753 Monarchists, b54 Re
publicans, 10'.) Independents, 31 Cariists,
and 4 Socialists were chosen.
Secretary Blaine's Condition.
New YonE, May 13. Mr. Blaine's phy
sicians issued the following bulletin lat
lat night: "Mr. Blaine is feeling much
better this evening and Lis condition is
satisfactory. He is not going to Wash
Collieries Betmut Work.
ASHLaSD, Pa., May 13 Several col
leges iu the Schuvlkill coal fields, which
have been idle for many months, re
tamed Monday. Over 3,000 miners were
Chicago. May U.
Following were the Quotations on the board
?l0m. closed SI Ul!4; July, opened 99c,
1 .. 1 CI II I?'. - lijl -a .Iaaa
S6c Corn Mo. 2 May, opened 2$c closed
oMc. ujy, openeu oryy ciosea wtjc; AUirass,
opened , closed Oats No. 2 May,
opened , closed 51c; July, opened 45c, closed
404c; September, 6pend S5c, closed 35HC
Pork - May. opened , closed (U-X; July,
opened tll.724, closed HI.); September,
opened (U.00, closed SU.S5. -Lard-May,
nnn-t 1 Ci 1-11
Live stock Following were the price at the
Union iStoek yards: Hoiw Market active
on packing1 and shipping account.' and prices
wall mnint'ttintk-1 an 'o rnno-Ml f d fh 1 CJ ftrt
-nirr-B ti VVrl(ll ti.rVif tl IV,'. A 7rt aviiVU U
ing, $4.di& mixed, and 4.7j(&5 05 heryy
ij i . . v. : : i
account and prices well supported; quota-
nuns rangea ac a 43 &o.3u ior cuoice to lancy
shipping steers $5.005.70 good to choice do.
4.&J(&4.M) common to fair do, $3-50 4,25
butchers steers, f 2 80&3.5i) stockers, $&0J(&
o.s& rexans, 44.au feeders, L5U4.00oowb,
ti iMflw uuiis. ana tom.au Teal calve.
steady; Quotations ranged at t4.T5(J 7U west-.
o-ua, pj.wg.iiiaaiiTiM, ua 9o.uu4.w lamos.
rrouuee: Butter iancy separator, 27o per
lb: dairies, iancv fresh. ZKf25rt mu-lrin
stock, fresh, liaitc. Eggs-Southern stock.
lS(aic per doz; northern, lie. Live poultry
Old chickens. 10c per lb; spring, tl.SU136.OJ
per doi: roost ers, 55j5J4c; turkeys, mixed, 9c;
.)....... IV". 111.. ) 1 . 11 1
uu&a, riw, ikw, cu.w'ij.iaj per uoa. po
tatoes Rose, 75iic pfr bu; Hebron, W)35c;
Peerless. 85a.9)e: Burbanks. SLUDfi l OS: mixnL
ToCitiic Strawberries Tennessee, poor to
fair, fL502.0J; good, $3.2IVa2 5u per 24-qt case;
Mississippi, poor to fair, tLtW&l TS per 24-qt '
New York. May 1L
Wheat Na 2 red winter cash. H H; do
May, $L12?: do June. (1.114; do July. (LOTH;
A .1 i.II C ,1 tVLlA Pnm Vst V mi-mA dl
do May, Tic; do June, 67c; do July. 6tic; do Aa-
kusv, oui-uuu out urin: no.z mixed
cash, 681.; do July, &t4c Rye Neglected.
Barley-Neglected. Pori-Dull; (iaai 73
for new mesa. Lard a toady, June, Stt.65;
July. (5.98. - '
Livestock: Cattle Market Steady, but no
trading in beeves; dressed beef, slow: native
steers, 8Hriluc V a. Sheep and Lambs Mar
ket dull, at a decline of f) t; clipped
sheep, . (5.2524.00 V 100 ls: spring lambs,
(8.25 9.00 v head. Hogs-Market steady;
Uve hoes, KlOftS V 100 Ds.
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