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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 183
ROCK ISLAND, S iTLHDAY, MAY 23, 1S91.
Single Cople S Cent
Per Week 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.
Prices Cut in Half -Goods 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 CustomerAlways a Customer!
Kentucky Republicans Lave nominated
T. A. Wood for governor.
And now the lackn.akecs of the United
States Lave formed a trust.
A waterspout burst iu Paris Thursday
night, doing some damage and creating
The treasury department yesterday pur
chased 8"0,0M ounces of silver at from
$0,971 to $0,972 per ounce.
The Illinois erc.p bulletin far May says
that the wheat crop of the state has not
been so promising since 1S30.
All the indictments against the alleged
crooked Kew Orleans jurymen in the
Mafia case have been quashed.
Rev. Heber Newtou. the very "broad"
Episcopal minister of Now Yoilk, wants to
be tried for his alleged ecclesiastical sins.
G.. W. Marsh, of the Keystone bank o
Philadelphia, has forfeited his bond and
fled. Philauelphia is "out" $931,000 by
A force of workmen, under instructions
from the Chicago city government, Fri
day began the removal of the Exposition
building from the lake front.
A Massachusetts bank the other day
paid out a silver dollar of 1804 at its face
value. The coin is worth from f 1,009 to
f2,OO0, ouly six being in existence,
The standing committees of tbe'dioceses
of New York and Missouri have voted in
favor of the confirmation of Rev. Phillips
.brook- as bishop of Massachusetts.
Gladstone has gone to Hawarden to
take a rest after his tussle with la grippe.
unanimously indorsed William M.
Springer for speaker of the next con
Isabella Geiger, a little girl of Phila
delphia, seems to bear a charmed life.
She recently fell out a fourth story win
dow to a brick pavement, forty feet below.
and in an hour had apparently recovered
and was as well as ever.
The Illinois general assembly Friday
President Xentou, of the Des Moinef
and Kansas City railway, was arrested
Friday by Postoffice Inspector Stuart
for defrauding the government in weigh
ing United States mails.
There were only three lynching in the
United States yesterday. Two brothers
were strung up in Kentucky for a dast
ardly outrage on a girl, and a peddler
was strangled in Indian territory by a
mob of farmers for outraging a woman.
The assignment of the Davis Shoe com
pany, of Boston, forced the failure of the
Hill Shoe company, of Memphis, Tenn.,
which took place Thursday. Upon the re
ceipt of a telegram from the eastern com
pany advising him to assign. President
Hill shot himself dead. The ItabilUi es of
the Memphis company are ?40O,0O0.
Had to Be Forcibly Rescue..
Br.OOKLTX, X. Y May 23. An exciting
scene occurred at a fire here yesterday in
the house occupied by a family including
five small children. The mother became
hysterical with fri'l:t. and resisted all ef
forts to save her r.:d uer children, and
the rescue was efftciti! with cxteme dif
ficulty, all receiving ssrious burns. All
were finally taken out safely, having
nothing on but their night clothes.
rive Soldiers Loe Their Lives. 1
Columbus, Tex., May 23. Yesterday a
train on the Southern Pacific containing
three companies of the Fifth infantry, en
route to Alabama, was wrecked, and
Charles Carter, a private from Santa Fe,
was killed outright and four others in
jured. The wreck occurred six miles '
from here. All the soldiers were badly
Imports and Exports Uuriug April.
Washington Cirr. May 23. Merchan
dise exports from the United States dur
ing April past assreaated in value $70,
931,540, against S03.523.315 mi April, 18S0.
Imports during April past were valued at
$31,209,CS6, against $71,902,140 in April,
Suicides at Monte Carlo.
LONDON, May 23 At Monte Carlo
Thursday a banker of Munich, named
fcpeckart, committed suicide because of
heavy gambling losses. Six suicides have
occurred at Monte Carlo since May 1.
Chicago. May 1
of trad.; today: Wheat No. 2 May.opened and
closed 51.04; July. opened $1.01?. closed S1.UU;
sepieinuer. openea vuc ciosea wj;c. corn
Xiv 2 Miiv. mrfnttil ilrtrr rltiRl .171:... .Ink-
opened 5.V jc, closed J3;ij-: SM-pteniber, opened
MHjc, closed 52c Oats No. - May, opened
4- Si"i tpmW n.n(vl :UTv,v 1.mm.1 ."111 ...
Pork Mar. o;ned tlO.fS. oiomd $10.90: July,
opened $11.1), close! $lL.j; September,
oiened SU.3--'!-3, closed $11.27. Lard May,
opened 0.37!, closed $o.3.'Uj. -
Live stock Following were th prices at th
Union stock yards to-dav: lions Ma-knt
inodorativelv aeriv on nurlnnit nnd .hitt.
ping account, but feeling weak: prices 5310
lower; sales ranged at ti6,j4.2) pigs, $4.15
ti-t oi usai. i.i.i4j.i.. rougu packing, $4.25
mixed, and iA 3oiM heavy packing
and shipping lots.
Cattle Market rather active qn local and
shipping account, price fairlv well niinivirtai
especially for the better qualities; quota
tions ranged at $5.75&a.40 for choice to
fancy shipping steers, $it)fe5.7() good to choice
d, ii 3J4&4.1K) common to fair do, S3.au34.25
butchers' steers, $itta3.W stackers. $2.75
4.70 Texans, faJ2t30 feeders, $1.50(44-00 cows,
$15&3.5i bulls, and $2.5044.50 veal calves.
oueep lrtiuouu uuny active ana prices
ruled steady; quotations ranged at $4.25x5.75
westerns. $4.755.6.00 natives, and SnLOJ ;i 7 fi
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 1718o
rwr lb: dairitvi. fancv fmah lvrr.ltv.
1 . r J " wf.vu,
stocks, fresh, bilOi Egs southern stock, 15c
per dor; northern. lHc- Live poultry Old
ciuckkus, bvjc per to; spring, zrgsi; roosters,
5ffj5V4c; turkeys, mixed, 7&8c; ducks. SKrSWc;
Potatoes Rose, 75285c per bu; Hebron, t)a
85c; Peerless, 8a)c: Bur banks, $L0aL05o
uu&ru, yyi 'l oiravcKmes lennessee, zair
to good, $L50&00 per 24-qt case; Illinois, $2.00
Nkw York, May 22.
Wheat No. 2 r.I winter cash, $L14ft; do
Mav. S1.12V4; do June. $L11: do Jnlv. Sl.iKU
f Yirn S'n rt 1 i Y . i ruh 'An- A.x tu i . . . -
do June, 63Hc. Oats No. 2 mixed cash, 53U
mrmz, uu iiuuo. oinc, ao wuir, 01 vie. five
NominaL Barley Nominal. Pork Dull; $.12.00
113.25 for new mess. Lard Quiet; July,
$o.o7; August, $6.83.
Live Stock: Cattle Trading moderately ac
tive at a decline of 15c fi 100 lbs; poorest to
best native steers, $5. 1Q3&50 V 100 ta; bulls
and dry cows. $2.30&4J. Sheep nl Lambs
Market steady; sheep, f4.5HQ5.il5 . y luo t,a;
lambs. $6.59.00. Hogs Nominally steady,
live hogs, $4.3035.40 V 100 fcg.