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Rock Island Bail
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 176
KOCK ISLAND, FRIDAY, HAY 15 IS91.
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Week 12 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.
For the Rest
Month of May
TO GET YOUR
Once a Customer -Always a Customer !
in Halt -Goods
The object we have in
view we are deter
mined to carry
out, i. e.
Almost given Away !
For the Rest
Aonth of May
A MILLION FOR THE FAIR.
Buth Illinois House Send the Bill f
Springfield. Ills., May 15. The senate
yesterday ordered the World's fair bill,
carrying an appropriation of f 1,000,030, to
second reading. Bills punching any one
sending a minor into a saloon to buy
liquor and enabling school directors to
levy taxes to support normal schools es
tablished by private Rift were tent to sec
ond reading. The bill for local option in
cities of less than 15,000 inhabitants was
ordered - to tliirJ reading. Bills were
passed to punish false mediums and mak
ing special appropriations for the Kanka
kee insane hospital.
Proceedings In the House.
The house advanced a large number of
bills in order of first reading. A fight
was made over the appropriation of $1,
000,000 for the World's .fair. An attempt
was made to refer it to the appropriations
committee, but it failed, and the bill was
ordered to second reading. The debate -took
up a great portion of the session.
Scores on the Diamond.
Chicago, May 15. The base ball record
for tbe League yesterday is as follows:
At Pittsburg Pittsburg 14. New York 7;
at Cincinnati Cincinnati 4, Brooklyn 0;
at Cleveland Cleveland 6, Philadelphia
1-'; at Chicago Chicago 8, Boston 1:
Association: At Boston Boston 8,
Columbus 5; at Philadelphia Athletic 7,
Louisvilla 10; at Baltimore St. Louis 7,
Baltimore o; at Washington City Wash-ins-tou
C, Cincinnati 1L
Western: At Minneapolis Kansas
City 11, Minneapolis 5; "at St Paul
Omaha 14, St, Paul 5; at Milwaukee
Denver 9, Milwaukee 18; at Sioux City
Lincoln, 18, Sioux City a
Win Stop Redmond's Pay. :
Dublin, May 15 At a meeting of the
electors of North Wexford it was resolved
to stop payment of the salary of John E.
Kedmond, who represents North. Wexford
In parliament, and to devote the money
thus saved to the relief of the evicted ten
ants. John E. Redmond is one of Mr.
Parnell's envoy now in the United States
to co! lect funds for the Parneilite cause.
Think They Have Silcott.
London, Ky., May 13 A man was ar
rested iu Leslie county Wednesday by
Sheriff Hubbard and brought to this
place and lodged in jail. He is snspscted
of beinji Silcott, the defaulting assistant
doorkeeper of the Fiftieth congress. The
prisoner says that he is not Silcott, but
that his name is Mcintosh. and hails from
Trainmen Fatally Injured.
LaChosse, WK, May 15. A freight
train ou the Viroqna branc'i of the Mil
waukee road, twenty-two miles from bete,
was wrecked Wednesday by strikina an ob
struction on the track. John Morrison,
engineer, and Frank Steele, fireman, were
probably fatally injured. A ear contain
ing 1 ive stock was burned, together with
Tournament Urui; $35,009.
New Yoke, May 13. At tha sale of
Senator Hearst's stable at Gravesend yes
terday Tournment sol 1 for $3,503 to Fox
hall Keeue. lihono was bought by Dan
Honig for 3,5-W. J. B. McCormick
bought Baiiarat for -M. 10).
No News from the Ilata.
Washington Cur. May 15. There is
no news here from t he Icata or the Charles
ton. The report that the former has been
sunk may be true, but it is not credited
The Lumber Dealers Boycott.
New Yobk. Mav 15 Th
two lumber dealers now banded together
in tue mmoer lrade association. Nearly
all shops have joined the general lock
out The Races at Louisville.
Louisville, Ky., May 15. Following
were the winners at the second day's rac
ing at Churchill Downs: Shipmate, 1
mile. 1:45; Coverton. Jf mile. 0:50: Chgrw.
mile. 0:53; Georgetown, 1 mile, 70
1:4!K; Hamlet, 1 . mile, 70 yards,
, . Chicago, May 1 V
r obowing were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat-No. 2 May, opened
$1-UJ. closed $105: July, opened $L04,
closed $ LOlJg; September, opened m$e, closed
Josn-No. 3 May, opened Kio, closed
tc;July, opened 61c. closed 58Uc; Anenst.
opened 5!To. closed $6z. Oats-No. 2 May.
opened -, closed 51!4c; July, opened 47Wc,
closed 4flLsc; September, opened 3ai,c, closed
Kc. Pork-May, opened SlLti. closed
SU.Ua: July, opened $11.70, closed 511.30
September, opened 511.95, closed $11.52.
Lard-May, opened $6 47J4. closed $6.35.
Live stock-Following were the prices at tha
Union Stock yards: Hogs -Market opened
rather steady, with a few sales at former
figures, later ruled easier, and rather more
active at a decline of 5c: sales ranged at $2 W
4.tt piss, $4.3534.73 light. f4.ai&4.5i rough
packing. H.40.&4.) mixed, and $4.60614.60
heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle-Market active and firm on local
and bhipping account and prices well
maintained; quotations ranged at $5 75a
6 50 for choice to fancy shipping steers, $t00a
5. .0 good to choice do, $4ia,4.9u common,
to fair do. $3.30 i 4.23 butchers' steers. SJtW
3.W stacker $3.a5.25 Texans, $14004.30
,el 5'J4()?cow-U5ja50 on'laTand
$-50.14.5.) real calves. Sheep Demand rather
active aud prices ruled steady: quotations
ranged at $4 738 70 westerns. ti (Ma&.:i na
tives, and fo.iOa7.50 Umba.
Produce: Butter-Fancy separator. 27c per
lb; dairies, fancy fresh. SiaSjc; packing
V,? l7c- -Southern Mock?
u r doZ: nortnern- Live poultry
-0d chickens. lte per lb; spring, $1.5&.03
per dcz; roosters, 55; turkeys, mixed, c
ducks. 3 10c; geese. tlwas.O) per dot Pol
tatoes-Bose. 73as5c per bu; Hebron. 8iaa5c;
Peerless, fcoiSJe; Burbanks. $Ll&l.u; mixed,
aiac Strawberries Tennessee, poor to
fair. tlMTiZbK good, MaaiW per 24-qt case:
Mississippi, poor to fair. $L0JiL75 per 24-ot
. .. . New Yobk. May It
Wheat-No. 8 red winter cash, $L17U: do
$1.06 Corn-No. 2 mixed cash, 80c- do
June 8Hc; do July. ttte; do August. 654.
Oata-Qu et and steady; No. 8 mixed cash,
;c; do June. 56Jc; do July, 5tc. Bye-SiTS-
lo.503,14.2) for new mess. Lard On: -t
May. $.72; June. $.(. T 1Ma-a' t'
Live Stock: Cattle-Market firm, but no
trading In beeves: dressed beet steady; ntav
ides. 3.10c fc. Sheep and LambV-Sheen
and yearlings dull; lambs firm; cbnoed sheet.
4.76; Jamba, rJOag-WH- Hoaatarket
tower; Urs bogs.KXfi.Q v 100 -