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k. Island Daily Argu
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 188
ROCK ISLAND, THURSDAY, MAY 2-1. 1891.
Siag4 Copied 5 Cent
Per Week lt Cents
OnuY FRAGMENTS OF FLESH.
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 les 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- Always a Customer!
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All That Was Left of an Unfortunate
Bbadfokd, Pa., May 28. Peter Hart, a
torpedo-shooter, was instantly killed last
evening three miles north of this city by
aa explosion of glycerine,. He had ex
ploded a 40 quart shot of glycerine in an
cil well at Rew City, and haa returned to
hU magazine. He secreted several cans
of giycerine in a hollow stump 300 feet
from the magnzme. bile doing this
it is supposed that he accidentally dropped
a can in the stump, and the explosion fol
lowed. The report was heard for miles
A Daket Full of Remains.
When persons in the neighborhood"
reached the place all that could be Bean
was a deep hole in the ground, and a .tsv
fragments of human flesh scattered
about to tell the story oX tins man's awful
fate. His remains when gathered up tilled
a grape basket. Hart'a team was found
a few rods away uninjured but quite deaf.
Four cans of glycerine were in the wagon
still iutact. Within 2)0 feet of the spot
was stora 6,0":0 pounds of the explosive
compound. Hart was known all through
the oil country as an expert shooter. He
leaves a wife aud oue child.
Ihe government crop report for the Da
kotas is very encouraging.
Sir F. Johnstone's colt "Common" won
the English Derby Wednesday. Gnber
neur was second and Martenhurst third.
The will of John T. Farish, a wealthy
New Yorker, was filed for probate Tues
day. Charitable and religious institu
tions receive $23), 000 from the estate.
Dr. George L Garrison, who shot Dr.
George Baird, ot Wheeling, W. Va., on
the streets of that city in March last, bas
been found guilty of murder in the sec
The treasury Wednesday bought 294,000
ounces o silver at from $1.S73 to 40 975
The recent trial of the torpedo-thrower
Vesuvius was not entirely satisfactory,
id she will be given another test.
Ten persons were burned to death at
Dunkirk, France, Wednesday, in a pe
troleum refinery, t
George D.lch, the alleged as3ahant of
Miss (Jcrber, near Peoria, 111., has been
held to the grand jury in $1,000.
The San Francisco Alta, the oldest pa
per in Culitoruia, will suspend publica
tion. The prosecution of the New Orleans
alleged jury bribers witt probably fall
through, owing to the departure of one of
the chiet witnesses.
John A. Cockerill and George W. Tur
ner, lately of the New York World, have
bought the New Y'ork Commercial Adver
tiser and will make it a morning paper.
Ex-Chief Justice Sherwood, of Michi
gan, was stricken with paralysis at Lis
residence iu Kalamazoo, Tuesday, and
13 in a critical cou iition.
The prohibition i tw has driven Mine
men to getting i.rujt on paragoric. Ktita
The eldest female tramp in America
has been rrrested at New Haven, Conn.
She is 64.
A hill on the farm of Jeremiah Tuttle,
of liloomiield. Conn., is gradually sinking
into the earth.
H. Doltermeier, of Nashville, was
rt-1'bed by two negroes of $$,000 Tuesday
lii. i i g.
Gen. Duller has obtained the release of
his now famous client, Mrs. C'lairette
Johnson, on her own recognizance.
The story is told in New York, that
uon the advice of his friend, Senator
Husted, Cuuuncey M. Depew credited the
words, "and now abrieth thesu three,"
etc., to the Saviour. They began his
speech at the Masonic corner-stone lay
ing at Utica last week. After it Lad been
delivered there was greart hustling to have
the credit corrected by Hie telegraph be
fore the speech was printed.
Premier M LHuald KtjMed Dying.
Montreal, Q i".. May 23. A private
dispatch received from an authentic
source at Ottawa at 11:15 last night, said
that Sir John MacDonald, the premier,
was dying. He was attacked with con
gestion of the lungs, and the dispatch
said the doctors l.a i very little hope. Sir
John is 70 t
THE MARKETS. r
C'nicAoo, Slay 27.
Following were tha quotatiuns on the board
of trade to-d.ir: Whoar Xi 2 -i
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il.Ot. elosed Jl. ('!',: Jnlr nwnivl uua
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'Jic; ixnrtemW, opened tttc, closed 9Ho.
Cora No. 2 Slay, opened 6Jic; closed
J ui v. onened ftfA .v.r.- l,a.-ai
opened 644c. closed 53tic Oats No. 2 May,
opened , closed 4c; July, opened 44c,
closed 3'.4c; September, opened 34f4c, closed
3Hc Pork May, opened $lU.i5, closed $l0.6U;
July, opened flO.7'). close! 10 65: Set-
tetuuer, opened SI0.93, closed SU.92J4. Lard
May, opened t6.25, closed
Live stock Following were the prices at the
Union stock yards to-dav: Hnn-M..w
active on packing and shipping account
and prices steady and unchanged; tales ranged
at S-.Ji4.1"0 DiifS. 54.2134 AS liuhf U9r,ir.
rough packiuK, 84.2.54 6) mixed, and $4.40 it
4.b5 heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market moderately active on local
and shimrinir account anil r,,-,,.,, n
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inaintaineil; quotations ranged at J5.75
for choice to fancy shipping
steers, SiUUS 70 g,xxl to choice do, S4 3J4.w
common to fair do, 83.a4.25 batchers'
Bteers, S2.605j3.5J stockers. S2.7i&.4.9!) Texans,
bulls, and S2.aya4.5U veal ralm. chiw
maud fairlv active and T-rima -n 1
steady; -quotations ranged at H-7iSi5 2S
rawMua, ciujij w natives, ana ii.:
froauce: Hntrt-p Vnnrv uma. i -
per lb;N dairies, fancy fresh. Ii515i; packing
". "ran. oiins. r.gs soutuern stock, lao
per doz; northern, lic. Live poultry Old
chickens, S,4c per lb: norm. r; rooster ,
stSc: turkeys, mixed, ftaSo; du.:ks. 8J4a4c;
Potatoes Rose. 7ii&i per ba: Hebron.
jc; Peerless. &3,Jc: Burbanks, SlOai-Oi;
mixed, ttSsjTic. Strawberries Teaneswe, fair
to good, 50StfOc per 2-qtcase; llliuoU. 75o
New Yoek, May 27.
Wheat K 9 r.tfl trinv ci ni.
fuly, $1.08, do August, tL05?i; do Decem
ber, SLU& Corn No. 2 mixel cash, 7Hc
lo Julr. Stif An
and irreirnlar: No. 2 miTarl kiivo..
do June, 51V4c: do Julv. Blr?. Rrx; '
InaL Barley Nominal Pork Quiet; $12.00
13.75 for new mess. Lard Quiet; July, 16.62;
Uve Stock: Cattle-Trading- dull, especially
for common grades, at decline of Wo V 180
Bs; poorest to beat native steers, $4.403&63 V
UO fcs; Texans and Color adoa, ti.2035.4U; bolls
vaA drj cows, $3.20 J 45. Bhwp and 'rTTis