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Rock Island Daily Argu
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 190
HOCK ISLAND, SATURDAY, MAY 30. 1891.
Single Copies 5 Cent
1'er Week It 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 Customer- Always a Customer !
The treasury Friday bought 10,000
ounces of silver at tOM7 per ounce.
The Walter Hill Furniture company, ot
Chicago has failed. Liabilities 25,000.
The official figures of the seals caught
iu the Ilehring sea by Canadian fishermen
Mark Kimball, a resident of Chicago
since his 1 Mil year, died at his home Fri
day morning, aged 70 years.
The latest news from Tascott, Chicago's
will-'o-t he-wisp murderer, located him in
the gold fields of Alaska.
Indians are again committing outrages
in Arizona. They are lielieved to have
escaped from t he .reservations.
The Good Templars' congress iu session
at Edinbnrgli selected Des Moines, la., as
the place for holding the next congress.
Jake Schacfer,thebilliard wizard, is to
marry the daughter of John Snyder, of
ew ork, the wedding to take place early
The soldiers indicted for lynching Hunt
at Walla Walla, Wash., were arrested Fri
day and put in jail. Xo resistance was
made to their arrest.
The Gladstouiau candidate for Parlia
ment to lill the seat made vacant by the
resignation of Capt. Verney'was elected
by an increased majority.
One hundred and fortv-four lumber
firms of New York have agreed not to sell
lumber to builders until the (striking lum
ber handlers come to terms.
Mrs. Allieit Kvans was found dead in a
ravine in .luliusou county, Kentucky,
Thursday. It is not kuowu whether she
killed herself or was murdered.
Hussell 15. Harrison, sou of the presi
dent, accompanied by his wife, arrived at
the Auditorium, Chicago, Friday from
Helena, Mont., ou his way east.
Hecause the facultr ate strawberry short
cake while the students were given only
the plain lierries, the latter have struck.
This at Wyoming semiuarv, Wilkesburre,
Jacob Morrow, a Lincoln, Neb., fireman,
is under arrest, charged with setting fixe
to hi house that he might get rid of some
mortgages and secure about 5,000 insur
ance. The lxxly of Mrs. Adeline Hawver, of
Climax. Mich., was found in her house
Thursday, death having ensued from
strangulation. The circumstances JfflStt
A north-lmund mail train on the Illinois
Central ran out the track at Champaign
Thursday night. Several passenger were
slightly injured. Kngiueer (Julrk was
killed by a wreck on the same road at Cen
tralia. An elevator containing 4,000 bushels of
wheat and corn ta lieasou, near Lin
coln. Ills., was burned Friday, the lire ex
tending to a row of cribs adjoining con
taining 40,( Hi bushels of corn. Loss, iv
000: no insurance.
The dead body of a woman which was
found on the prairie near Cheyenne Wells.
Colo., a wet-k. ago, has lxt-u identified as
that of Mrs. Julia A. Taylor, the divorced
wife of a wealthy citizen of Sun Francisco.
She was deranged.
Entertained His Fellow-Tourists.
Washington- Citt, May 30. Nearly all
the persons who accompanied the president
ou his recent tour through the south and
west were entertained at dinner at the ex
ecutive niansiou last night by the presi
dent and Mrs. Harrison. The dinner was
given in honor of Mr. and Mrs. George W.
Boyd, of Philadelphia. Mr. Boyd, who
is the assistant general passenger agent of
the Pennsylvania Hailway company, had
charge of the presidential party during
the entire tour, and the dinner was in
tended to show the president's apprecia
tion of Mr. Hoyd's wonderfully success
ful management of the journey.
Not ff the MiaKepeare Sort.
Knoxville, Tcnn., May 30. A jwirty of
men conspired Wednesday night to take a
negro prisoner from jail here and lynch
him. Mayor Carpenter hearing of the
plot sent a letter to the chief of police and
used his personal influence to disperse
the mob. although the negro had shot and
wounded his sou.
Chicago. May 29.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, lTiLSr
per lb; dairies, faocy fresh. U 'tl'n; packing
stocks, fresh. '.'ill.;. Es southern stock, 15c
per tluz: northern. ljic Live poultry Old
chickens. !V4c per lb: spring, :i tCJ; rooster ,
SSc: turkeys, mixed 3Ac: ducks. 8Hr3Wc.;
Potatoes nose, per bu: Hebron, &j
U&c; Peerless. 85 '..: Burbanks. L0J&1.05;
mixed. 05 1 75c Strawberries Tennessee, fair
to (tood, Mii,t)c tr 24-qt case: Illinois, TouQ
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat No. 2 Slav, opened
fl.04'4. clo-d sl.OiV July, opened il.OOH.
closed S1-0U'&; September, opened WaVo, closed
7nc Corn Nu. 2 May. opened and cloned
5f4c; July, opened Hhfi, closed tSr, Sep-
temljer, ojieced 5j?sc closed a-lc. Oata No.
Slay, opened , closed 47ic: July, opened
3Hc, cioeed 4ac; Heptember, opened Hic
closed iSHz. Pork May, opened S10.tu, closed
81U.72U; July, opened S10.75, closed J1U.90;
September, opened flO.95, closed S1L05.
Lard-May. opened J6.25, closed 3J.
Live stock Following were the prices at the
Union stock yards to-day: Hogs Market
active on packing and shipping account and
prices about 5c higher; sales ranted at 12.70
piss, f4.25 j4.iij light.' Sl.2531.4U rough
packing, J4.3jj,4SJ mixed, and 4.45 j, 4.70
heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market moderately active on local
and shipping account and prices well
maintained; quotations ranged at 15.75
45.G.4U for choice to fancy shipping
steers, S5.U0f5.5.7u good to choice do, f 4 U.'g.tfcJ
common to fair do, 3.5034.25 butchers'
steers, J20J&3.5J stockers. $2.75i4.S0 Texans.
.J.4!i4.:jU tenders. Sl.&J'&t.tfJ cows, J153M
bulls, and J2.50u4.5H veal calves. Sheep De
mand iairly active and trices ruled
steady; quotations ranged at t-T.755 25
westerns, S4.UUj5 50 natives, and JoSi 16.75
Xew York. May 29.
Wheat Xo. 2 r-d winter cash, do Xl.136;
May, l.l2i: do June, il 11W. do Julv. SlOtHii
do August, il.l'5. Com No. 2 mixed cash,
6SHc; do July, 61c; do August, fXc; do Septem
ber, eujiic uata Dull but steady; No. 2
mixed cash, ttsSv;; do June, &4j:: do
July, 43c Bye Neglected. Barley Keg
leetedl. Pork-Dull; fcl2.00al2.75 for aew
mess. Lard Quiet; June, fti.52; July, J457.
Live Stock: Cattle Market dull at a de
cline of 10c V 1J0 s; poorest to beat native
steers, $4.7)20-8) V 100 tr, bulla and dry cows.
&25&S.45. Sheep acd Lambs Market steady,
with an active demand; sheep, ttUUUt V 104
ts; lambs, t7.00a8.55. Hogs Nemtoally
steady Jive hogs, f4.O03S.15 100 fta