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Rock Island Daily Argu
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 192
ltOCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, JUXtf 2, 1S91.
Single Copies 5 Cent
1'er Week 13 Cents
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Secretary Blaine left New York Monday '
morning for Bar Harbor.
A boat supposed to contain a man went
over Niagara falls Sunday.
Tlie first section of the Russian Trans-
Siberia railway was opened Monday.
The treasury Monday liought 216,000
ounces of silver at from S0.87 to 10.9723 per
A collision on the Xorfolk and Western
road, near Luray, Va., Sunday, caused the
loss of two lives.
A hard fisiht is ljeing made to prevent
Senator Call, of Florida, from taking Lis
seat in the senate.
The Hebrews of Cincinnati are offended
because the G. A. K. failed to decorate
Jewish soldiers' graves.
Francis F. Emery, a boot and shoe dealer
of Boston, has assigned, His liabilities
are estimated at $300,000.
Pete Jackson has challenged Jim Cor-
bett to tight before anv fair club New Or
leans barred for $10,000.
C. H. Gould, one of the pioneer resi-
ents of Cincinnati, and a leading busi-'
ness man of that city, died Monday.
Klla Beavers, a waitress at. the Park
hotel, Jacksonville, Ills., took a large dose
of carbolic acid Monday and will die. No
tause is known for ; ict.
5ome miscreant irew a stoue into a
window of the west-bound "flyer" near
Shelton, Neb., Sunday night, and fatally
injured a little child of T. A. Holmes, of
farmer named Crawley, who was oc
cupying a farm in County Donegal, Ire-
laud, from which the former tenant had
ljeen evicted, was shot by moonlighters
Mrs. Grace Potter, of Fort Worth, Tex.,
a patient at Lincoln park sanitarium, Chi
cago, jumped from a fourth-story window
-unday while temporarily insane, and
lied an hour later. '
The following named banks have been
authorized to Ijetrin business: Chemical
National bank of St. Iouis, capital $500,
imo, and Citizens' National bank of Deca
tur, Ills., capital 100,000.
Lake Ilnien. in the government of Nov
gorod. Russia, has ljeen the scene of a ter
rible hurricane. Nineteen tiuilxr vessels
were wrecked in the hurricane, and all of
their crews were drowned.
The annual convention of the Amalgam
ated Association of Iron and Steel Work
ers opened its sessions nt Pittsburg this
morning. It is probable that there will be
uo change made in the scale of wages.
Sunday v.-as the anniversary of the
Johnstown flood. The people there held,
tnemori services at the cemetery, and as
the hour of the terrible visitation arrived
I p. m. the bells were tolled and hun
dreds engaged in silent prayer.
Capt. Markley. 1. S. A., who is charged
by the nu-n of his eompauy, who are t-ej
groes. with "drawing ! he color line'' by
abusing them on th.- slightest pretext, and
in various other ways, t.euies the charges,
and demands either a court of inquiry or
i court-martial. He says he has not for
seventeen years used a vile epithet to any
man or body of men.
Tlie Presbyterian Assembly.
DETROIT, Mich., June 2. There were
signs of the leginuing of the end at the
Presbyterian assembly yesterday. Many
commissioners had gone home and the at
tendance was light. The committee on
overtures had the floor recommending that
uo action le taken on the overture for the
treat ion of a Presbyterian order of deacon
e.sses. The committee also recommended
the recognition of the Society of Christian
F.ndeavor and other young people's socie
ties. The seal question was decided by
sending it over to next year, with instroc
tions to have the device consist of an open
Bible. It was also decided not to send
delegates to the Saratoga temperance
congress on the ground that the assembly
C:innot send delegates to other than ec
Illinois .Judicial Kleetions.
Chicago, June 2. The judicial elections
this state yesterday did not briug out
ery much of a vote, and partisanship was
:it a discount. Indications are that' in the
Mount Vernon district the Democratic
candidates are elected. Same waviuthe
Third district; Fourth district, Repub-
icau; rifth. Democratic; sixth, ditto;
Seventh, ditto; Eighth, uncertain; -Ninth,
Hepublican; Tenth, Glenn, Smith, and
'le.-isant elected; Eleventh, Hepublican;
Twelfth, Republican; Thirteenth, Repub-
Time oil tlie Hare Course.
Chk .U.o. June 2. The races at West
Side park ye-lenlay resulted as follows:
ee Jay Jay, 's mile, 1:03k,'; Fayette, 1
mile, 1:4"); Davidson, l1,' miies, 2:11; Expe
rience, s1,' furlongs, 1:51; HeUer Skelter,
i mile, 1:1.'.
Latonia, Ky., June 2. Following are
he winners at the course here yesterday:
Happiness. 1 mile 70 yards, 1:47k'; Mira-
l)eau, 1 mile, 1:48k; Rosemout, skf fur
longs, l:52a; Ida Pickwick, )i miles,
8:14k.; Gorman, mile, l:07.v
Produce: Butter Market steady; fancy
separator, l.ui,17Ve; nue creamery, 163.1til$c;
fine to good imitations, lt&lac; dairies, fancy,
fresh. l4Ml5r; No. 1 dairies, Li&14c; No. 2, 11
ldc; No. 1 ladles. 13Sil4c; No. 2, lOQLJc; pack
ing stocks, fresh, lUillc; grease, &.i6c Eggs
Southern stock, loss off, lie ir doz; northern,
loss off, lfKfr 15Vfcc. Live poultry Old chickens,
BVtc per lb; spring, Sl.alKVa.tiu p;r doz, lliijlsic
l-r lb; roosters, oc per lb; turk
eys, mixed, 8c; ducks, 7&c. IHta
toes Rose, 75&S5e; Hebron, S1.00QL05:
Peerless, avaV; Burbanks. Sl.hlfiil.l'i; mixed,
KWlr; New Orleans, S2.SU34.ia per bbl: S1.75
02M per sack; C alifornia, S2.25.a2.50 per stu-k.
btraw berries Illinois, fair to good', SL25&1.50
Jer 24-qt case; sofUstork, $1.U0.
New Yor$, June 1.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash. 81.l t do July.
SLOTH; do August, $1.WH: do September,
Sl.tiHVs. Corn NO. 2 mixed cash,4SSc; do Jury,
B0o; do August. 5SHc; September. ot,c. Oats
Dull and weak; No. 2 mixed cash, Mc; do
June, 4iVsc; do July 4.tc. Rye Nominal.
Barley Nominal. Pork Dull; new mess,
S12.Ut12.75. Lard Quiet; August, $6.63; Sep
Live Stock: Cattle Trading dull at a decline
of 10c per 100 lbs; poorest to best native steers,
S4.806.25 per 100 lbs; Texans, S4J&&4J0; bulls
and dry cows, S3.0Og3.75. Sheep and Lambs
bheep firm; lambs dull at a decline of Mo Per
lh; sheep, $4.005.70 per 100 lbs; lambs. flJOfr
125. Hogs Nominally steady; live hogs, S4.30
&5J per 100 lbs.