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Rock ' Island ' Daily Argu
wTxxxix. no. 23o
UOCK ISLAND, FRIDAY, JULY 1" 1S91.
Single Copies 5. Cents
Fer Week 18 Cent
We have assumed the position as "Leaders," and not even the Lion turned loose
from his den would make us flinch an inch from that position.
Just to have a little fun and make things hum, we will start the ball with a
And will throw in enough $10.00 and $12.00 suits to make competitors of the tri-cities exclaim and stare in amazement and ask
"O, where did you get that suit?" Of THE LONDON, of course, the only Bargain House of the tri-cities.
If you intend paving $10.00 or $12.00 for a suit, may be we can suit you for $.00. Come and see. This may seem redicu
lous 'but vou trv it and if you are not too fastidious and don't want the earth with a fence around it
We will Suit You for Five Dollars.
We intend selling every dollar's worth of our Summer Clothing this season.
They Must Go!
Our Neglige Shirts Must Go!
Our Underwear Must Go!
Our Straw Hats Must Go!
Our large stock of Children's clothing will go, for prices cut in half will make them go. If you are wise, you will take advan
tage of this great clearing sale. .
We Must have the Room for our FALL and WINTER Stock.
. We intend bringing a stock of goods this fall to Rock Island that you will talk about in your sleep, and make the Clothiers of
the tn-cities.have the nightmare all next winter. If you look for Bargains in all departments this month you'll not be disapponted at
The People's Protectors and Money, Savers,! Rock Island, Ills.
General Schofield is slightly ill at T-
It is announced that the creditors of -
the firm of Howell & Co. will be paid in
Dr.'f . L. Vanneef. of Harvard, has beeaA'
chosen professor of Greek at the iscon-
Godfrey Klugel, a prominent citizen of
Danville, Ills., felfc'Jrom a roof and was
The latest Chicago scheme is to pipe
mineral water to that city from Wauke
The Louisville ba.se ball club will prob
ably fro is h the season in spite of its bad
The labor unions of Chicago talk of
building a $500,000 temple in the business
6ection of the city.
The Girard (Ills.) Coal company has re
fused to observe the weekly payment law
and the men have struck. - -
The owners of the New York glucose
factories deny that they contemplate sell
ing to an English syndicate. '
A robber boarded the express car on the
Texas Pacific railroad at Texarkana, Ark..
and robbed the express messenger. '
The government of Portugal has pro
mulgated a decree making a substantial V
reduction in the import duty o nwheat. V.
The government crop bulletin of Manl- "
toba says that the prosjjects for wheat in
that province are the brightest for years. .
A proposed reduction in the pay of Mo-
nongahela river coal miners, is threaten
ing a strike in wtich 6,000 men will be in
The envoys to European countries com
missioned by the World's fair directory
arrived safely at Southampton yesterday
and proceeded to London by rail.
According to the Philadelphia- experts')
report ex-City Treasurer "Bardsley's steal-
ngs were $775,835, and the amount may ;
be doubled by suspicious Keystone bank. ,'
due bjlls. Thev also find evidence that he -
divided his spoils with state and city offi
cials and newspaper men. ' .
Ro'b?rt Pilkey, aged 70, has been arrest-
ed at San Francisco on a charge of coun
terfeiting. Tie is saiil to belong to a gang
who had their headquarters at or ear
Autioch, three of whom are already in
Mrs. John Parke, cf Xew York city,
was leaning out of her window the other
night when she sneezed her false teeth ont
of her mouth. A girl picked them up and
walked off with them and now Mrs. Parke
has advertised for them.
The Haytien revolutionists at Kingston,
Jamaica, have elected General AnseVe
Prophete commander in chief of their
f rces. and the latter has issued an ad
dress calling on Ilaytiens to support him
in an endeavor to depose Hippolyte.
Coroner Levy and Smller's Body.
Xew Yokk, July 17. Coroner Levy in
an interview with a reporter of the United
fress said tnat ne would ict on the ad
vice of Attorney General Tabor in the
Rruiler case, lis has fully decided to let
the matter drop, so the body of Harris
Smiler will e permitted to rest undis
Funeral of KM ward Barges.
Boston', .Tnly 17. The" funeral of the
Lite Edward Burgess took place at 1 '
o'clock Wednesday afternoon' at Trinity '.,
church. The Rev. Dr. Phillips Brooks
Austria Preparing for War.
Vienna, July 17. It is stated that the
Austrian government has decided to in
crease its navy to full war strength, at a
cost of 6,000,000 florins.
Kducntton Bill in the Lords.
London, July 17. In the house of lords
last night the education bill passed its sec- ;
ond reading without division.
Chicago. July lA " ' i
Quotations on the board of trade today i
ranged as follows: Wheat Xo. 2 July,
opened WSe, closed 86V4c; August," opened !
e-y-c. closed Si: t,c; September, opened 8J4c,
closed MVtic. Cora 'o. t July, opened 5T)c,
closed" 5fWic; "August,' opened 5c rioted
55c: Septeuiberr" opened SJc, closed 52Kcr
October, opened 44 closed 504c. Oats July,
opened Hoc. closed 34Hjc; August, opened 28.
closed :a"sc: September, opened and closed
s I'ork July, opened $10.37W. rbxsed $1V
KIl.; September, opened $10.52s, closed $10.
6h: October, opened $10.85, cloeed $10.07)6
Lard July, opened $6.2 closed $4.274. J , I
Live stock t ollowiug were the prices at the F : t
Union stock yards today: Hoes Market .r . 1 '
opened active and firm with good baying on ;
shipping account at SulOc advance; later the ,
feeling was easier and prices receded again ' V .
and ruled steady; sales ranged at $3,7065.10 J ;
pigs. $4.3i5.4- light. St.753S.00 rough ! ';
packing, $4.eoQ5.40 mixed, and ScxOjtM : iy
heavy packing and shipping lota. - '
Cattle Market fairly active on local and 1 i
shipping account, and prices well sup- i v.
IK) red, esiecially for the better grades: t
q'latations runged at i.l0it(l.2i prime to ex-
tr. steers. $o.4"a.l6 good to fancy do. $4JkJfi.
5.35 fair to good do, $3.USJ.7o common to i
medium do. Jiwfi-J.yo grass-fed Texans, tSJSi I
4.40 corn-fed Texans, S1.753.0i) etockers, i '.
$3.00S.4.4O feeders, $1.5ii&4.00 common to rhoice
cowb, $1.5tSa.5u bulls, and $2.5005.01) veal ';
Sheep Market moderately active and prices j ,
higher; quotations ranged at $3.5u5,lot
western, $a.75tj5.X natives, and $5.0046.60 1 .
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 17170 5 , '
per lb; dairies, fancy, fresh, 13314c: packing i
stock, fresh, lftaiOHc Eggs Loss off, 15K per f '
doz. Live poultry Old .chickens, llo .pec lb; ';
spring, l.icailc; roosters, 5!4i6c: tnrlceysnlxed, J '.
2.Hlc; ducks, ajlOc; spring.-lia.I2c Potatr ' : -tt.
Louis. Early Okio. $2.0042.M pr bbU' '
Tennessee, $2.iS0: Alton, $iOOi35. Ap- .;V
pies Illinois, Sl.25S2.flO per bHI; ehoice, $2JJ5.'-P
Strawberries Racine, $1.001.25 per lft-qt case. '
Raspberries Red, $1.10sL25 per 24 ot cam; '
black. $LtaL75. . - t
New York. "if
Nsw York, July id.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash, fctVic; July;" 1
4c: August, KJc; September, 92Hc Corn!
No. 2 mixed cash, 73c: do July, 69c; do An-j 1
gust, 65c; do .September, ele. Oata Ko i i
2 mixed cash, 37o; September. SLc - Rye
Dull. Barley DulL I'ork Oull; mess. $1L75. - ;
6 12.25 for new. Lard-Quiet; July, $&55; Au
gust, $6.89. -j .:
Uve Stock: Cattle Market firm, but no.
trading In beeves; dressed beef steady; native. : ,
sides, 8H9io per lb. Sheep and famhn ' .'
Eheep, steady; lambs, duU at a decline of Mc :
per lb.; - sheep f4.2&3A36 per 100 lbs;'
uuntM, s.zaos.uu. Hogs nominally steady;
if ve nags, ss.it.ta per nju lbs.
u ooiy cotvpiexion powaet in tat
world tbat it without Talffarity, withoa
Injury to the aser and -without " doubt t
puifier, is Pozsobi's. V