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Rock Island Daily
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 177
ROCK ISLAND, SATURDAY, MAY 16, 1891.
Single Copies 8 Cent
Per Week IStt 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 he Far Below
Anything Ever Named or Heard of.
Prices Cut in Half Goods Almost given Away!
For the Rest
Aonth 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
a Customer !
Justice Brewer, of the United States
supreme court, ha issued a writ of error
in the Nebraska contested governorship
Tlie Balmaceda forces are reported to -have
been again defeated in an engage
ment with the insurgent Chilian forces.
The agreement between England and
Portugal, settling their difliculties in
East Africa, has been signed.
Nineteen workingmen were drowned in
the Dnieper river Friday, the boat in
which they were embarked being run into
by a steamer.
Professor Bernlieim -has submitted a
report to the Paris Academy of Medicine
on the treatment of consumption by the
t ran fusion of goat's blood. The experi
ments made by him lead to the conclusion
that the treatment has an important ben
eficial effect on the first stages of tuber
culosis. Green B. Raum, Jr., son of the com mis
sioner of pensions and chief clerk in the
pension office, has resigned at the request
of Secretary Noble.
The coroner's jury at New York has
held Ameer Ben Ali, alias "Frenchy No.
1," for the murder of Carrie Brown.
Five men were severely burned by an
explosion of gas in a New York sewer
Nattvidad Yillaneuva, known as El Ne
gro, a notorious Mexican bandit, has been
shot in battle with a posse of citizens at
In a case tried by Judge Staples at Bos
ton, in which a couple had married by
signing a contract to live together as long
as agreeable to both, the judge decided
the marriage invalid. The marriage took
place in Oregon, and the parties were
Secretary Blaine is now laid up with
the gout, and cannot leave New York for
the capital for several daye.
The home of Robert Duke, a Mont
morency county, Micb., farmer, burned
Thursday, and two of his children per
ished. It is said in Boston that B. P. Hutchin
son will locate in that city.
John D. A'Jams, a leading merchant of
Little Kock, Ark, has failed for $400,000.
The Nibraski Yin Insurance company,
of Omaha, has been placed iu the hands
of a receiver.
C. E. Mellor, of Ann Arbor, Mich., is
one of nine heirs to $2,500,000 left by an .,
Mayor Shakespeare, of New Orleans,
and the committee of fifty have made
public their report on tbo Mafia and give
a list of niuety four murders committed
by it. The pith of the report is a propo
sition that immigration trom Sicily and
lower Italy be prohibited, and that Con
sul Corte admitted to the committee that
the Mafia exists in New Orleans and had
made an attempt on his own life, some of
those implicated being anions the num
ber massacred at the parish pris oa.
! .Stewart Heir Must He Citizen.
j New Yons. M :y 10. In the action of
: Sarah BranaiiU :i.-.iust Vi!!iani Smith to
recover an inter. t in the e state of the lata
A. T. Stewart before a jury iu the United
States circuit court, Jud-je Wallace yes
terday rendered a decision adverse to the
plaintiff on the ground that she was
non-resident alien. He directed the jury
to render a verdict for the defendant.
He Wrote fur a Lottery Ticket.
Cincinnati, O., May 10. A Charleston,
(W. Ya.,) dispatch says: In the United
States District court Thursday 'Warren
M. Frame, of Raleigh county, was con
victed of violating the lottery law by
sending a letter through the United
States mails to the Louisiana lottery, and
was fined 25 aud costs by Judge Jack
son. Just in Time to Say Good-Bye.
New Yoijk, May 16. Postmaster Gen-
' eral Wanamaker arrived ia this city yes-
!. 1 1r. f :i ; , . j . .
icruay. iiis imuuy sanest to-uay on tue
steamer La Champagne for Europe.
Chicago, May 13.
Follbwing were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat No. 2 May, opened
$1.U5;4, cloned C1.0t": July, opened
closed JLOiJit iit-niber, ojiecod !c closed
tC,c Corn No. 3 May. open-jd 61Jc, closed
KiJc; July, opened CSI4C closed 58; Au
gust, opened , closed 57Hie. Oata No. 2
May, opened , closed 52c; July, opened
Kijc, closed 47jic; (?if.tembi.-r, opened 86c,
closed oO?.ic. Fork May, ojiened , closed
f 11.25: July, opened 12.2". closed 1 11.25;
September, oined 11.15, closed 1L70.
Lard May. opened , closed b.4.
Live stock Following were the prices at the
Uuion Stock yards: Hogs -Market opened
fairly active on packing and shipping account
and prices; declined 5c: sales ranged at $2.75
1.40 pigs, Jl.a3 1.70 light, Jl.aVi4.5u rough
packing. f43.Vsj4.75 mixed, and S4.5o1.85
heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle -Market moderately active on local
and shipping account aud prices without mate
rial change; quotations ranged at (5.753
6.511 f.r choice to fancy shipping steers, 95.00
5.70 good to choice do, HM),j.iM common
to fair do. $3.50 il .25 butchers' steers, $2.00
3.50 stackers, ta0s5.25 Texan, fa 4034.30
feeders, H.504t.OU cows, Jl.5iKa3.50 bulla, and
?2."31.50 vtal calves. Sheep Demand only
moderate and prices ruled easier; quotations
ranged at $4.25&5.50 westerns, H75&4-80 na
tives, and ftt.tJ037.50 lambs.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 27c per
lb; dairies, fancy fresh, 5EK225c; packing
Stock, fresh. l.VTj 17c. FirrTaKnnt,-n r
laC? 14c per doz; northern, lie. Live poultry
viiuHjuickens. toe per 10; spring, J1.50Q.6.0D
per aoz; roosters, oiiHc; turkeys, mixed, 0c;
ducks. ttftlUc: mwaA Kimnsm a. r
tatoes Boee, 75&85c per bu; Hebron. 80.296c;
Peerless, S.V4jc; Burbanks, S 1.00 3,1 .05; mixed.
mc cirawoemes Tennessee, poor to
fair, 1.50S2.0. good, J5.25a2.50 per 21-qt case;
Muei&sippi, poor to fair, 1.005,1.75 per 21-o.t
New York, May 15.
Mav. L15Li- dn Juno. 1 !..'. ilnlnK- i m. .
do September, tlAH'i. Corn No. 2 mixed
K ?,. A . T . . 1 . -1 ' . 1 ... . .. .
' u iimj, wic; uo August, 0440.
Oats-Dull; No. 2 mixed cash, &c; do June,
&Sc: do July, OOJuc. ByeNominal. Bar
ley Nominal. Porn Dull and lower: 812 75a
11 U1 ' .- . - .
aw new mess. LAra vuiet: - Jul v.
S8.73; August, $6 3. .
Live Sto-k: : Cattle Trfli
prices 1 ic V 100 s lower on all grades: poorest
w uosii wuvi nears, to.SJJ J.2J aj 10.) jg;
bulls and dry cows, $2 25 4.6). Sheep and
Lambs-Market fairly active; dipped sheen,
15.003 6.00 100 ts: cUpped yearUngs, .00 '
. mhiiiw, to.ic.oi per neaa. uocs
Market nominally steady; live hogs. ftllDA
6.10 ) 100 Oa.
The soft glow of the tea. ro e U ac
qsired by Udiea who ue Pouoni'a Com
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