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Rock Island Daily Argxj
VOL, XXXIX, NO. 187
ROCK ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, 3IAY 27 1S91.
Single Copt r 5 Cenlt
Per Week lsettCenfa
KILLtD bY rOUt- AIR.
ipltliii Succeeds He
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 Gut 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- Always a Customer!
Three Miners Suffocated, and In '
tempting to Save a Comrade.
Breckeskidge, Colo., May 47. A terri
ble accident occurred yesterday at the Lit
tle Corporal iniue. near thU place, by
which three men William Barklie, John
Dierks; and B. Bensou lost their lives.
It appears that a drift has been driven
from the main shaft, and a raise was
made from the drift to intersect an old in-
cline above. This incline has been known
to have bad air for sometime.. It is sup
posed that when the break was made
through, the men were at once overcome
with tho ruh of foul air and killed.
Dierks and Elmer Miller were found by
Benson in the top of the raise, both insen
sible, and he carried Miller and returned
for Dierks, only to pay the forfeit of his
own life for his singular bravery.
Yellow fever is reported to be making
terrible ravages in B.aziL
James McHenry, the great British rail
way promoter, died at Loudon Tuesday.
The decree of divorce between Capt,
and Mrs. GShea was made absolute Tues
The Butchers' National Protective
Union is holding its sixth annual session
Severe frosts Monday night did consid
erable damage to crops in the vicinity of
Sioux City, Lu
Ren. Henry J. Van Dyke, professor in
the Presbyterian Uuiou Theological sem
inary, (lied Tuesday.
The Episcopal clergy of the Chicago di
ocese Tuesday presented Bishop McLaren
with a pastoral staff.
Traiu robbers fired on a train near En
field, Me , Tuesday, but the engineer
pulled out and got away.
Corn is now selling at Rio Grande City,
Tex., at $10 a bushel, Mexican money, or
about $7.50 American money.
Governor Winaus, of Michigan, has ve
toed tbe bill appropriating $20,000 to help
Detroit entertain the Or. A. R. encamp
ment. Agents of the government have bought
of the ludians 1,500, 009 acres of the Col
vine reservation, in eastern Washington,
for t-1 per acre.
Ex-Senator Palmer's great Royal Oak
farm of tV'.O acres has been sold to a De
troit syndicate for f'250,000. It will be
made a summer resort.
A grand peace congress will be held at
Chicago during the World's fair. It is
proposed to make it the greatest gather
ing of the kind ever known.
Georgi Ditch, accused of infamous as
sault on Miss Gerber. near Peoria, Mon
day, has been arrested at that place,
and miriable dictu! not lynched, birt
quietly jailed. He declares that he is
The Knights of Labor have aked Sec
retary Proctor tu cashier Brig. Gen. Ord
way b-caue he expressed some senti
ments in a recent lecture that offended
that body. The general condemned cer
tain social and economic doctrines held
by the knights.
Eugene H. Cowles, of Cleveland, who
gained notoriety by abducting Lis child
and beinsr sbot at Montreal by his wife's
brotUer, whs married at New York ta
Claire Beatnc; Luene?chl:is. Beatrice
was tie cu te-poudent in Mrs. Conies'
divorce coiuj laiut.
A Washington City newspaper says
that the president is considering a "apir
ited foreicu policy," the leatures of which
are vigorous intervention in the Chilean
rebellion, moral support of Yeuezuela
against Great Britain, and an alliance
with France aud Russia.
United States Senator Cail was re-elected
by the Florida legislature Tuesday. J
Domocratic caucus had been trying to
nouiinute a candidate for weeks without
success. Monday night the Call men, who
ha 1 a majority of the caucu, succeeded
in dissolving the caur-ns and throwing
the case iuto the legislature with the
abave resul. It required a two thirds
vote in caucus aud on;y a majority vote
in the legislature.
Chicago. May 36.
Following were the quotations ou the board
of trade to-day: Wheat No. 2 Hay. opened
fcl..4. floswl $1.0:; July. opened $1.W4 oagd
J1.'J0h: September, opened l;lc closed 86-c. '
Corn No. 2 Muy. opeued 5-sSj..-; closed &Ji';;
July, ojieiied 54,c. closed c!" tSeptember.
.1 : .. ,.i .1 t ... . . x-
closed 444"?; September. oened iHUc closed
35ie. Pork Ma;-, ojieued Slu.bTit.elosed $10.70;
July, opened f V ciosea tlO K.'; fc-p-t-niler,
opened $ll.U.'i, closed S11.U5. Lard
May, opened Srt.i, cioaed SU.27W.
Live stork Following were the prices at the
Union stock yards to-day: Hogs Market
tive oa racking and shipping account.
and feeling lather firm: prices &4J10c
lower; sales ranged at f2.i)(j,4-20 pigs.
f4.2Ki4.5i llit. 4.234.33 rough packing.
84.-atW rixed. and i4.40j,4.65 heavy
packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market moderately active on local
and shipping account and prices well
maintained; quotations ranged at f&75
&6 40 for choice to fancy shipping
steers, $o .000.5.70 good to choice do, $4 34. VU
common to fair do. $.l.Hri.S butchers'
steers, !2.8ii'3.5J stockers $2.7512,4.90 Texans.
0.4i(&4.30 teeders. H.5Jij.4.0) cows, fl5JQ3.5J
bulls, and S-.oUa4.o0 veal calves. Bheep De-
man 1 tairly active and prices ruled
steady; quotations ranged at f3.75&5.25
westerns, 4-0Oc,5 5O natives, and t3Ja.6.Ti
Produce: Butter Fancy separator. 17418c
per lb; dairies, fancy fresh. 14 &l5c; packing
stocks, fresh. 3,llc Eggs southern stock, lie
per doz; northern. lMiC Lave poultry Old
chickens. !c per lb; spring, iuii3; roosters.
&3Mic; turkeys, mixed. Hjjc; ducks. 83VVc;
potatoes Uose, 75 iS. per bu: Hebron. 9J&
Hoc; Peerless, biiJc: Brbanks. f 1 OJ&I.O0;
mixed, tti'ic. birawberries Tennessee, fair
to good, SOaoc per -4-qt case; Illinois,
New York, May Si.
Wheat No. 2 r.l winter cash, S1.13S4; do
May. 81.12U; do June. .16; do July. iLOa.
Corn No. it mixed cash. 67c; do May, 68c; do
June, Whr; do July, 6iy4c Outs Dull but
steady; No. 2 mixed cash, 51&52c; do
June, 49V4c: do July, 4SJ Kye Nominal.
Barley Nominal. Pork Vuiet; $12.0013.75
tor new mass. Lard Quiet; July, 0.57; Au
Live Stock: Cattle Market . firm, but no
trading in beeves; dressei beef, steady; na
tive sides, 8iHc V Bheep and I iambs
Market dull: sheep S4.S05.70 V 100 ta;
lambs. 17.00 J8. 00. Hoks Market dull; liva
hogs, J4.60fii6.l5 V t 100
A haadsome complexion U one of the
Kreatett cbarma a woman can potuu.
pouoni's Complexion powdet gives it.