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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 175
B0CK3 ISLAND, THURSDAY, MAT 14, 1891.
Single Copies 6 Cents
Pet Week 1 2 M Cents
A ommittee of the New York Union
League club has prepared the form of a
petition to be circulated among citisens
throughout the coUDtry, regardless of
party affiliations, asking congress to pass
laws that will protect tuis country from
the tide of undesirable European immigrants.
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
Anything Ever Named or Heard of.
Prices Cut in HaltGoods Almost given Away !
For the Rest
Month of May
The object we have in
view we are deter
mined to carry
out, i. e.
For the Rest
Month of May
TO GET YOUR TRADE.
Once a Customer -Always a Customer!
The forest fires around Big Rapids,
Mich., are the most extensive since 1871.
Nothing but timely raiu can stop the de- -
vastatfon until the lumber district in five
counties is burnt over.
The Roman Catholic mission aud se,v- -
eral dwelling houses belonging to Euro
pean residents were attacked and burned
by natives at V oo Hoo, China. A British
warship will proceed to the scene of the
Nearly 11,000 coal miners are on strike
in Iowa and coal is getting scarce with
prospects of a famine in the product.
John Teemer has challenged Jake Gau-
danr to row a series of three races for 12,
500 a side, best two out of three to take
the stakes and a portion of the gate re'
The American Bible society celebrated
its seventy-fifth anniversary Wednesday
at New ork city.
Oscar Clapp, a prominent society man
and church leader of White Plains, N.
Y., embezzled fOO.O.W and elopjd with
school teacher, leaving his wife aud fam
The flbv. Dr. Funk has sued The
New York Evening Post for referring
to him as a book pirate of the meanest
The Massachusetts legislaturehas voted
down a bill to prohibit the use of fire
crackers on July 4.
Rev. George IL Hopkins, of Pinckaey,
Mich., has been missing since Friday.
Ex-State Senator Andrew J. Kuykon-
dall died at his home in Vienna, Johnson
county, Ills., at midnight Sunday.
America Redman, the colored house
keeper of J. C. Tullis, who died at Cincin
nati, in 1S7S, claims to be his widow and
the heiress to his property, worth $3,000.-
The treasury department Wednesday
bought 14-4.G0J ounces of silver at from
$J.9?J to 0.93 per ounce.
The centennial celebration of the South
Carolina legislature was held at Colum
bia, Wednesday. The city was thronged
with visitors by the thousand.
The National Association of Flint and
Lime Glass Manufacturers of the United
States is in session at Findlay, O.
Over 100 Indians in the Okanogan coun
try, Washington, have died of the grip.
The Indians are leaving for Idaho and
elsewhere to escape the epidemic.
Mrs. Logan Sails for Europe.
NEW Yoke, May 14. Mrs. John A. Lo
gan, John A. Logan, Jr., aud family, and
Mr. L. C. Bruce, of The Field and Farm,
are among the passengers of the steamer
Columbia which sailed to-day. Messrs.
Logan and Bruce will make a tour of the
horse breeding farms in England.
Three Zllen an d a Uoy Killscl.
Cumberland, M. D , May 14. A special
from Germania, W. Va , ays that bythe
explosion of a boiler yesterday in G. W.
Wilsuu's saw mill, at Wilson's station,
near there, three men and a boy were in
stantly killed, and two others were seri
Found Guilty of Mur-ler.
Chicago, May 14 The trial of Jo'n
Conti, an Italian, for the murder of Lis
fellow-countryman, Nicholas Senni, was
concluded ye-tei-dy. The jury found the
accused guilty aud fixed the penalty at
imprisonment for life.
Woman Up lveepa with the Procession.
Bostos, May 14. W. S. Carr, dealer in
fancy goods on Pearl street, charges Lis
fair cashier with being short $1,000 in her
accounts. Mr. Carr does not reveal the
name of the accused.
Chicago, May 13.
Following were the Quotations on th board
of trade today: Wheat No. 2 May, open-si
si f u. t ci or- t ; 1 A, m
closed 51.Ui-i; September, opened 9U43, closed
w.;fcc orn o. s .May, opened cloned
KJhjc; July, opened (5 "40, closed oc; August,
opened . closed oWno. Oats No. 2 May,
opened , closed 5:2c; July, opened WTijc, closed
r4 , 1 n.-iii 1,-1 , flf'u,T,j anil ciuwa oofcc
Pork May. opened . closed S11.3TV4: Jnlv.
opened HI..V1. closed fcll.tfJ; September,
opened 111.!, closed HLSi Lard May,
opened , closed 5G-fc.'He.
Live stock Following were the prices at the
Union Stock yards: Hogs Market fairly
feeling rather weak, prices 5il0c lower; sales
ranged at i3 a,4.3J pigs, S4.40St.80 light,
$4.4U4.6t) rough packing, Hti3. mixed,
and S4.Q5Iti.iii heavy nackinz and shitroinr
Cattle -Market moderately active on local
and shipping account and prices without
material rhftinr?! rtniitjitinni nnmH at m3
6.50 for choice to lancy shipping steers. $5.004J
o.iu guou 10 cnoice ao, h.juh.sj common
to fair do. $3.51 i 4.25 butchers' steers, 1)
3.5U Blockers, f3.lWQ5.25 Texans, t3.4fta4.30
feeders, f L504.00 cows, tL50i&3.50 bulla, and
S2.501H.SO real calm Khixan rvm.n -mil.
active and prices. ruled steady: quotations
ran zed at 4 7."kfR7l Warn, -
o - - - . . . J, ,ww. ttm
tives, and $tt.ljuu.7.50 lambs.
trouuee: Butter ancy separator, 27o per
lb: dairies, fancv frh. 2i!v-
stock, fresh, lV&lTc. Eggs -Southern stock,
l4aic per dos; northern, 14c Live poultry
jia cmcsens, juc peir lb; spring. IL5o&.0J
per aoz; roosters, &n5Hc; turkeys, mixed, 9c;
ducks. ftT.KW-- irncuu! Ktmssm w xj
tatoes Hose, T585c per bu; Hebron, BOSSc;
Peerless. 8.5rt9Jr: RnrhnV- 1 nr..
ladVioc Strawberries Tennessee, poor to
fair. 1 .Wrr dt- trrw S3 wjvs Ri M- i .
, Bvw r- 'jy- ' l ire,
Mississippi, poor to talr, JL0U2J.75 per24-qt
New York. May 13.
- . ... . . th, w--. uv
Slav. tLlPA: do June, tl 111:- dn Jni. si ina..
August, f l.Od. Corn No. 2 mixed cash, 7a
lUc: do Slav. 73UV An Jnltr 71- Ar. Annn.
tiki Oats Quet but firm, and' fractionallT
higher; No. 2 mixed cash, W5$c; do June, USc;
do July, 5Hc B ye Neglected. Barley
Neglected. Pork Dull; $13.50 14.23 for new
mess. Lard Quiet; May, 8.73; July. J6.85.
Lave Stock: Cattle Trading activs and firm
for prima offerings, but dull an.4 .
common steers; poorest to best native steers.
JM.80aft.35 100 ts; bulls and dry com. S2.00
fe3-Ti. Sheep and Lambs Market dull and He
V B easier; clipped sheep, W.50&O.80 V 100 ts;
clipped yearlings, 96.0J&7.0Q; lambs, TJ6a9J5
V head. Hogs Nominally steady; livs noinv
ti.txa5.65 1U0 ls.
The soft glow of the tea to e is ac
quired by ladies who use Poiionl's Com.