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land Daily Argxj
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 186
1S0CK ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAY 2G 1S91.
t Single Copies 5 Cent
1 Per Week 12V 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.
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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 Customer-
a Gustomer !
The recapture of Taltnl, Chili, by the
forces of Balmaceda is confirmed.'
The treasury Monday )ought S15.0CC
ounces of silver at from J'1.972 to 0.972 pt
Caterpillars are so thick in eastern Con
necticut that the farmers hunt them with
Eighteen cripples minus an arm or
leg played base ball at St. Lonis Sun
d iv. Score 25 to 2T.
Potter, White & Bayley, shoe manufac
turers of Boston, have failed. Their lia
bi lities are $1,000,000. .
Dr. Charles D. Bridgman, of New York,
who left the Baptist ministry, has en
tered the Episcopal church.
The Veendam, which broke her shaft at
sea, arrived safely in port at New York
Monday with her 600 passages. .
A Danish woman named Pederson
hanged herself and- her three children at
Harlan, la., Sunday. She was insane.
The president has appointed Michael Pig
ott, of Quincy, Ills., special Indian agent
to make allotments ot land in sev
eralty to non-reservation.
All the records and papers of the United
States court for the northern district of
Florida have Iwn destroyed by fire. The
records ran back 100 years.
Miss M. L. Griggs, of St. Charles,
Mich., tore her nlgbt gown in strips and
strangled herself. Cause, insanity from
over-study at Battle Creek college.
The Salt Lake Herald, leading paper of
the Utah Saints, has passed into the hands
of the Gentiles, breaking the back of the
Mormon church as a political factor.
A bee entered the ear of the 2-year-old
son of Oscar Wittmeyer, of Burlington,
X. J., aud repeatedly stung the boy in
side the ear. A fatal result is feared.
It is probable that the United State!
will secure a coaling station in Samona
bay, San Domiugo, the negotiations with
St. Nicholas, Hayti, having fallen
Judge L. C. Houk. a member of con
gress from Tennessee, died at his home in
Kuosville, Sunday night. He had been
in congress for many ternu and was
prominent in the couueils of the Repub
licans. There being some doubt whether Mrs.
Mary Norton was dead, at Addisou, - Vt
the neighbors took the body to a vacant
lot an d fired three rounds from a cannon
over it. As the noise didn't resuscitate
her the body was buried.
The Ilev. Dr. It A. Holland, an Episco
pal minister of St. Louis, accused from
the pulpit four members of the vestry,
and many of the congregation with hav
ing used lraud aud misrepresentation in
order to get control of the church prop
erty. And Still He VTu Hungry.
Middle-town-, Coun., May 20 -William
Grissel, the champion eater of this city,
on a bet of $3. ate three dozen raw eggs"
f ir a starter, next, a large head of cab
bage, then finished oue pouud of cheese in
double quick time, then half a pound of
crackers, and va-ued the meal down with
a schooner of beer. -I'm justa little hun
gry yet," said Grissel, setting his beer
""Us the Uuty Increased.
ROME, May 21. The minister of foreign
affairs is reported to have gone to Milan
to obtain the signature cf the king to a
decree advancing the duty on petroleum.
This step, it is said, is taken because of
the large quantities of petroleum which
are now on the way to Italy from tba
Fell on II U Assistant.
St. Louis, Mo., May 28. Yesterday
William Muruhv. a Hell telenliona i;
man, fell Iwm a forty-foot pole, ulighting
astride the back of Louie Starr, an assist
ant, on the pavement. Both men were
s.-nouly injured, and are now at the
city hospital. Murphy's fall was caused
by a shock received from an electric light
wire on the Dole.
Chicago. May 25.
Following were tho quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat No. V May, opened
tl.UJH. closed S1.0!; July, opened $1.00, closed
1.00.4: September, opened WiJ--, rl.mnd M6!-4C.
Corn No. 2 May, oiened 5t;; clos -d 57o; JuJy.
opened i.4c, cloned &", .September, opened
SlJic closed MSic Oats-No. 2 May, opened
. closed 47c; July, otiened 41&
-6o; September, opened atc, closed 344c.
Pork May. otiened 21u.SU. nii Km -ITu:- ti
opened 810.8 closed 10. 73; September,
opened 811.871-, closed Slu.7i. Lar4 May.
Live stock Follow-in? n-.-ro t )i ,1 .-ina. . u
t - - - . - ,.. (. (UQ
Inion stork yards to-day: Hogs Market
rather active on packing ani shipping ' ac
count, but feeling rather weak: prices fully
oer, Kum rauaea at ;.a'Ja-t pigs,
54.1ij4 5l liht. S4 1Jl2i rough packing,
?4.2JfC4.lO Ulixl nnil 91 !kl . 1 rt- !.
pac king and shipping lots.
Cattle Market moderately active on local
and shipping account and prices without ma
terial change; quotations ranged - at
S5. 753 0.40 for choice to fancy shipping
steers, $5.0GJi5.7O good to choice do, $4 &4.M
common to fair do. 15iK$t.23 butchers'
xteers, 2.ftX&3.5'l stoekere. S2.7524.90 Texans.
S:i.44.aj feeders. Jl.&x.OJ cows, 815a3 50
bulls, and t2.j0jt.Kj veal calves. Sheep De
mand fairly active an.i t.ri, -..i.i
stea-ly: quotations ranged at 3.753 ft 2.1
westerns. 44.0(1 JS 50 natives, and 5.2546.75
Produce: Butter-Fancy separator, 17&pjc
per lb; dairies, fancy fresh. 143,15c; packing
stocks, fresh. J5,llc. Eggs-southern stock, 15c
Per doz: northern, l.iiw- ou
- ' . - . - . . J-.1.1L1 w
chickens. 9!-c per lb: sprint. zl.IZZ; roosters.
iui.cjs, hiiito. n,r ou -hs. liSUK,;
Potatoes -Kose. .o-jift: j e;- ou: Uebrou,
SJC: Peerless. H.-7iJ;le- Un-i. ,!,., nnin:.
- ' ' 1 " I V 1 " 'it. J .
mixed, ftxf.jc. Strawberries Ten nessea, fair
to good, 503 tjOc per 24-qt case; Illinois, 75ci
New Yohk. May 25.
Wneat Ni. 3 r.-A winioi. .... . i, 1 n .1
do May. (1.12: do June. 1 111: d.. ii in. .
do August, il OV4. Corn No. 2 mixel ca,L
twiiwc: oo June, 6!4c; do July, .tUc: do
AuifUSt. Ok- fla
Bl-iic; do June, is-c: do July, Kye
luurj-.iuuuuu. rors Vniet;
S12.00413.25 for new mess. Lard-Quiet; Jnly.
.50; August, t6&
Uve Stock: Cat'Je-Good cattle In demand
at firmer values, Bit common offerings dull
and 10c ! 1(J0 .s lowr- t,. k.....u.
- , v w w ucniuure
steers $.(eH6.45 t loo ; Texans and Ool-
"" , n.iwco.; onus and dry cows, $2.25 a
3.b5. bheep and Lambs- -Sheup, dull- lambs,
steady; sheep, JiAi5.75 V l'JO s; Umbs.
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