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ROCK ISLAND, THURSDAY, JUL V.30,. 1891.
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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
.tod will throw in enough $10.00 and $12.00 suits to make competitors of the tri-cities exclaim and stare in amazement and ask
'0, 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
Ji'sbut you try 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 pricesxut in half will make them go. If you" are wise, you will take advan
tage ot this great clearing sale. .
We Must have the Room for our FALL and WINTER Stock.
We intend bringing a stock of r goods this fall to Rock Island that you will talk about in your sleep, and make the Clothiers of
tn-cities have the nightmare all next winter. If you look for Bargains in all departments this month you'll not be disappointed at
The People's Protectors and Money Savers, Rock Island, Ills.
Cotton worms threaten to destroy
imp in Georgia.
The Dubuque Lumber company had
failed to meet the interest on its mort
gages, and foreclosure proceeding have be
gun. , . '
The enmd iurv at New" York has in-
dieted The Herald for printing an account
of tbe late electric executions at Sing Sing
Dr. Thomas 6. Erskine, of Leroy, Ills..
was found dead in his office, baring been
dead several days. He was 60 years old,
aud well known.
Tbe La Salle, Ills., miners, after being
idle since the 1st of May, have resolved to
go to work on the terms offered them
three months ago.
In a hard fight of twenty-two rounds at
San Francisco Danny Needham, of St.
Paul, knocked out Billy Mahan, of San '
Francisco. . The prize was a purse ot 11,500.
There is great excitement at EUennburg,
Wash., over the gold And in that vicinity.
Many nuggets the size of a thimble are be- '
ing found by prospectors, and the strike is
very rich. . , -,c i r
Rev. Dr. Kidder, lute secretary of the
board of education of the Methodist pis
copal church, died at his home in Evans-
ton, Ills., Wednesday morning. He was 7S(
years oiu. , .-
The old cavalry armory occupied by the
Second regiment L X. G., at Chicago, was'
burned, destroying all tbe arms and uni
forms of the regiment. Loss, about $50,
000: insurance, $14,000.
The falling oft in the rate of increase inr
population of the United States, compar
ing the census of 1SS0 with that of 5890, is
at nearly exactly the same rate as the fall
ing oft in Epgland, comparing the same
English p.".pers having printed the re-i
port that the czar was displeased with the
honors shown to the French naval officers
at C rem st ad t, he made haste to telegraph'
President Grnot a declaration of his
warm friendship. x , ,
In consequence of the presence of the'
United -Statos cutter Levi Woodbury on:
the Canada fishing grounds Maina-fisher
men are said to be openly catching fish!
within the Canadian lines.
Captain Saunders, who toook the
"whaleback" Wetniore across the Atlan
tic to England, inaugurating a new thing
in wheat shipments from Duluth to Liv
erpool, died in his berth aboard the vessel
Tuesday night, of heart disease. . r ;
Two more New York murderers, are.
with the help of their lawyers, delaying
justice by an appeal to the United States
supreme court. They were to be executed
this week, but appeals have been taken,
and it will be October before the cases will
Bishop Perry, of the Episcopal diocese
of Iowa, is charged by Nsw York parties
wrth a bold plagiarism in his" botik, "Life
Lessons from the Book of Proverbs!" The
charges emanate from friends of Phillips
Brooks, whose confirmation as bishop the
Iowa bishop earnestly opposed.
Rig Helzare of Nails.
San Francisco. July 39. Collector of
the Port Phelps has ordered the seizure of
cargo of nails which recently arrived
here on the ship Steine Donnard. from
New York via Liverpool. The nails are
valued at 8B5,U00, and were shipped from
New York to Europe, and then trans
shipped to San Francisco on account of
the cheaper rate. This is held to be a vio
lation of the law regarding shipment of
goods by foreign vessels between domestic
parts. It is also held that the goods are
li.lhle to dutv.
Slushed Each Other with Razors.
GLEStxtVE, L. I., July 30. Two negroes,
employed by Richard Underbill of Glen-
head, got into a fight Tuesday night. Ra
zors were drawn and the men cut and
slashed each other until one of them fell
down and expired. The survivor has been
THE MARKETS. -. ' C
Following were the quotations otk the- board
of trade today: Wheat No. 2 July, opened
firtc, closed 8sic; 'August, opened ic, closed
6T?4c; September, opened &c, cloned K5c. Corn
No. 2 July, opened 61Hc, closed 63c: August,
opened tiMc, closed &fc; September, opened
&c. closed 57&c. Oats No. 3 July, opened
35c, closed SJc; August, opened c, closed
27jic; September, opened 2W4e, closed 277gc
Pork July, opened and closed $1L27J4; Sep
tember, opened and closed (11.40; October
opened $11.50. closed $11.45. Lard July
opened $.o7V4, closed Si-72t.
Live stock i ollowing were the pnc at tb
Union stock yards today: Hogs Market
fairly active oa packing and shipping account,
and prices steady and unchanged; sales ranged
at $3.y&5.: pigs. 4.7;V5.7S light. 4.tfct34.j
rough packing, S4.S4fe5.65 mixed, and
5.65 heavy packing and ehippiag Lots.
Cattle Market rather activs na local and
shipping account, and prices well supported
quotations ranged S5.S31tti.40 choice to fancy
shipping steers, $5.0x5.7 good to-choice do.
S4.5Oj.90 common to fair do, J3.75i.0
butchers' steers. 2.0Gt(&3.50 stocbera, $2.2a&4J0
Teians. $.X4U&4.3 feeders. SL50&4.UO cov.-.
S1.30&3.50 bulls, and $2.5ufe4.5U veal calves.
Sheep Market rather active, and D rices
steady: quotations ranged at $3.50&4.75 west
erns, $3.75&o.iv natives, and $4.ris6.50 lambs. .
Produce: Butter Fancy separator,. 17o-par
lb: dairies, fancy fresh, 13&14u: packing stocks,
fresh. i10c. Eggs Loss off, 14o per dva.
Live poultry Old chickens. 11c par lb; s prise,
12J4e; roosters, SH36c; turkeys, mixed, lc;
ducka, S&10c: spring, lu&llc- . Potatoes 84.
Louis, early Ohio, $L25$tL50 per bbL, 40345c
per bu; Tennessee, $L5tt3d.T5 per bbL; Alton,
$ 1.S5&1J0; Kansas, 40c per bu;-bome grown,
60375c per sack. Apples Illinois, greea,-$1.2$ .
QiOO per bbl; choice. $2.35; eating, $2jn&3.a9.
Raspberries Red, $1.35L50 per4-pt case;
black, $1.1531.40 per ls-qt caee: $l.lOa.L2S yer
24-pt case. Blackberries Michigan, 70A0o
per 13-q.t case.
New Yobk, July 9.
Wheat No. t red winter cash, S1.01M; do
August, SBHc: do September. Sftc; do October,
m&. Corn N'o. 2 mixed cash, TlHc; do July,
do August, mtfx do SeptemW. fiofii ,
Oats Quiet and steady: No. 2 mixed aash,
41Hc; do August, 35c; do September, 83. Rye
DulL Barley Dull. Pork Quiet with prices
firm: new mesa, f 15.5013j25. Lard Quiet;
August, J6.8L; September, a.9t . ,r.
Lire 8tock:Cattle Slow and vrtotm de
clined full 25c per 100 lbs; poorest to keet na
tive steers. $3.0S.ao per 10U lbs; Texana aad
Colorados. $2.?fia.85( bolls and dry eowa,
$2.1003.70. Bheey aud Lambs-fehee aad or
dinary lambs, steady; prima tamtm. ar
firmer; sheep, $4.266.t0 per 100 thai-Uaaha.
uaar.i.. not, marne ora; lira, hogs.
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$&JU(iaa.U per 100 lbs.
Tb flaeat and twee teat line of - iitmeh
candiea jatt leoeired at Krell k MaXh't.