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Rock Island Daily Argus.
rOL. XXXIX. NO. 195
HOCK ISLAND, Fit ID AY, JUNE 5, 1S91.
J Stvgle Copts 5 Cents
( Ver VNk 12! Cent
HE NEW SAVINGS BANK
IS NOW PREPARED TO RECEIVE DEPOSITORS.
We Give Everybody in Town Credit
For wanting to save money, because every man who saves money, makes money, Tand
every, man who makes money gets rich, and they say riches makes happiness, which
we all want. Nothing is so essential to ones happiness as a happy home. You can
make your home happy by
at the London
Russell & Co.. china merchants at New
York and Hong Kong, have failed. "V
The gold exports from this country M
far this week have been $4,850,000.
Governor Fifer has accepted the invita
tion to formally open the State grange
encampment at Springfield, Aug. 11.
A convention of the People's party ha
been called to meet at Si. Louis June 13, .
to arrange for the coming campaign.
Mrs. Louis Cedar was shot and probably
fatally wounded near Genoa, Neb., by
her father-in-law, Peter Cedar, who then
The executive council of the American
Bankers' association has decided to hold
the next annual convention at New Or
leans, Oct. 14 and 15.
Benson J. Lossing, the historian, died at
his home near Poughkeepsie, N. Y..
Wednesday, aged 77. ' '
Karcisse Laroque was hanged at L'Ong-
inal, Ont., Thursday for the outraging
and murder of two little girls named Ale
Gomgle in Octoler last.
The dry goods house of Connell, Hall,
McLoster company, at Xashville, Tenn.,
made an assitniment Thursday morning.
The liabilities are t4T3,UOO.
Destitution and famine are said to pre
:iil in several districts of, Russia. The
horror of the situation is increased by the
gloomy harvest prospects.
George W. Saul was elected president and
O. S. Lyford vice president of the Chicago
and Eastern Illinois railwav at the annu
al meeting of the stockholders held at
Twenty-seven Episcopal diocws have
approved the elect iou of - DhiUis Brooks
as bishop of Masnachusetts. This is a ma
jority. The bishops have yet to pass on
The Chicago ami Northwestern Railway
company has declared a seni-annul divi
dend of ;J per rent, on common stock. The
net income of the corporation for the year
just closted was S.t.J7l.tfcM.
There is a deficit in the finances of tie
Rock Island railway of 246,681 for tte
past fiscal year, and the annual meeting of
the stixkholders decided to reduce the Au
gust dividend to 0.5 of 1 per cent.
Col. John A. Cockerill and a syndicate
of capitalists have purchased The New
York Continent newspaper property. It.
will be consolidated with The Commercial
Advertiser and a new paper to be called
The Advertiser will be issued, with both
morning and evening editions.
Capt. William Clark, superintendent, of
the life-saving station at Erie, Pa.t and. a
man well-known for his bravery and
splendid record in the service, was
drowned Thursday whjle assisting the
propeller liadjjtr State, which haL gone
ashore. Capt. Clark was nearly 55 years
old. and would have leen retired in a
short t ime. He leaves a wife and several
In a short time you will have enough money saved and deposited in the savings bank to buy a nice
home by trading with the London. We are positive we are thoroughly qualified to supply your every
want, as we know we have the largest and most complete stock to select from.
More Fast Time at Morris Park.
Monr.is Pahk, N". Y.. June 5. There
was some more real horse racing at the
course here yesterdav. The record is as
follows: La Tosca. 51-' furlongs, 1:04V: .
Slow Ball, 1 mile. 1:41?.'; Madst one, li
miles, 1:55; Vestibule. mile, 0:59?X; Pes-
sara. mile, 1:11; Esquimaux, 1 mile,
Chicago. June 5. The usual brilliant
record was made at the West Side park
ye.-terday. The winners were: Vpham, ?
mile, l:Jt;:..: Ivanhoe, mile, l:oV; Jim
Murphy. mile, l:lu; Fakir, 1 1-16 miles,
2:0-.; Helter Skelter, same distance. 1:55.
L.VTOxiA, Ky.. June 5. The races here
yesterday were won in the following or
der: Cashier. 1 mile TO yards, liST1; Lin
lithgow, 1 mile. 1:51: Red Sign, 1'-, miles,
'i-H: aliera. same distance. 2:0i: Judge
Harris, i mile. U:.v'-.,.
YOU BE THE JUDGE
f our goods and our prices. Compare
them with othes. We know we can save
you money on every article bought of us.
OUR GOODS ARE XOTED
For strength, beauty and finish. You
cannot get better goods or lower figures
anywhere. Our guarantee goes with
everv article sold. We can and will save
lie 4ot OQ Too Cheaply.
Toronto, Ont., June 5. femes Bailey,
ared lt, and William Thompson, aged 15,
were arrested Wednesday night charged
with ravishing two T year-old deaf and
dumb twins named Maud and Minnie
Tyrill. One of the children was terribly
injured. Upon examination yesterday
Thompson was discharged. BtiUcy pleaded
guiliy. and was sentenced to five years
imprisonment ami to receive fifteen lashes.
A WOHD TO THE WISE IS SUFFICIENT
If you have a doubt as to who can best serve your interest let us prevail upon you to examine goods
and prices in Rock Island, Davenport and Moline, have some goods sent to your home and then call
on us, compare our goods and prices, we will soon convince you that.our prices are at least from 1
to 20 per cent, cheaper.
Chicago, June 4.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat No. 2 July, opened
terse, tlosed !k:; eitciiiber. ojeued lsjc,
closed i.V; iJemlHT. ojened 9ic, closed
PTto. Corn No. - June. opened it', closed
5-c; July, ojiened Oo-V'. closed 57Ke;
s-ptrinl'r, opened .VV. dosed 5io. Oats No.
June. opened 44I4 closed 44-Vio; Julv, opened
i.'JSsC. closed 4;r' ; September, opened MKo,
closed ot . Pork June, opened J1CL5U,
closed tlo..vi; July, opened SlO.liO, closed
S10.t."; seplciuler. ojwued JIO.SOJ, closed
SlO.sT.U. Lard June, opened and closed 6.20.
Live stock Following were the prices at the
Union stix-k yards to-tlu-. Hogg Market
moderately active on packing and shipping
account, but feeling rather easy; prices About
5c lower; sales raniitd at t2JS05&4J5 pics.
S4.1.Vj4..V lik'ht, S.aa4. rough packing.
f 4i"i4Ji5 mixed, and Jl.loy4.60 heavy pactum;
and shipping lots. -
Cattle Market moderately active on local
and shipping account, aud prices well main
tained; quotations ranged at $5.7541.40 for
choice to fancy shipping Fleers, S5.U0&5.70 Rood
to choice do, Sa.Vnr;4.25 butchers' 8'Ters, S2.6J&
3.50 storkers. 2.753.4.90 Texann. S3.40Qk4JU
feeders. SL.Vr.M.OO cows. $M3.M bulls, and
veal calves, c-ueep JJemand fair
and prices unchanged: quotations ranged at
jM..aruo.ii westerns, ft.uojrJ.jU nauvea, and
Produce: Butter Manket steady: fancv
separator, 17&17?n;: fine creacneiy, i&3,l&ici
nne 10 gooa imitations. IKAlie: dairies, fancy,
fresh. 14fi"5t3e: No. I dairies, l,14c- No. 2, life
13c; o. 1 ladles. i:t14c; No. 2, jr$13c; pack
ing storks, fresh, lOllc; grease, 5ittc. Eggs
Southern stock, lose off, lac per doz: northern,
loss off, 15Sil5Vtc Live poultryOld chickens.
VUtO per lb; spring, per doz, 17w,18c
Ier lb; roosters, 010 per lb; turk
eys, , mixed. Sc; ducks, 7a:. Pota
toesRose, 75aa5c: Hebron. Sl.0Oai.O5:
I'eerless.WQaV; Uurbanks. $1.11X5X15; mixed.
B5Jilc: New Orleans, 2.50CTt4.00 per bbh $1.75
&2.U0 per sack; California. S2-2Txfj,iiiO per sai'k.
Strawberries Illinois, fair to good, JlJTjJl.W
per 24-qt case; soft stock, SUA).
New York. June 4.
Wheat No. 2 red winter July, SLUtVi;
do AuKUst, $LU5?i; do .September, SLOKH
Corn 'No. mixed. July, ttc; do August,
616c; do September, ClVc. Oats Quiet and
irregular; No. 2 mixed July 4T6c. Kj-e Neg
lected. Barley Neglected. Porte On 11; new
mess. Sli.OJi2.T5. Lard Steady; July, S41;
Live Stock: Cattle Martcet steady; dressed
beef dull; native sides, Sasc per lb. Sheep
and Lambs Active trade and firmer prices;
sheep, t4.403A.75 per 100 lbs: bun be,
Hofs-Nominally steady; five hogs, 4JUQ5J&
oer WO lbs. ,