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Rock island uaily
XXXIX. M. 242
ROCK ISLAND, FRIDAY, JULY 31, 1S91.
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ive 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
hill throw in enough $10.00 and $12.00 suits to make competitors of the tn-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.
in 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-
but vou trv it and if vou 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!
-'ur 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-
uub great clearing sale.
We Must have the Room for our FALL and WINTER Stock.
citKd br'1?8'in? a stck of goods this fall to Rock Island that you will talk about in your sleep, and make the Clothiers of
iues nave 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.
the English novelist.
by a heavy
Jalisco. Max.. was visited
earthquake Tuesday night.
The New York Republicans will meet in
state convention at Rochester, Sept. 0.
Vermont has been fl y ing the stars and
stripes as a state for juHt one century.
Sam Jones was bombarded with rotten
eggs while lecturing at Houston, Tex.
Gertrude White, aged 13, was fatally
stabbed with a carpenter's chisel in John- .
s ton, K. L, by an unKUown man.
Mrs. Jesse Arbaugh was killed by the
cars while atteinping to cross the Big Four
track at Carmi, Ills.
An unusually sharp s'aock of earth
quake, lasting several seconds, was felt
throughout San Diego yesterday morn
One hundred and fourteen thousand en
tries for public lands were made in the
United States during the year ended
Carter Harrison, ex-mayor of Chicago.
in a speech at South Haven', Mich., told
bis audience that he would like to live in
the White House.
A Georgia colored preacher has a scheme
for settling the race conflict in the south
by setting apart two states for the negroes
and disfranchising them in all the others.
Fifteen inches of rain fell In the province
of Gujerat, India, within twenty-four
hours, and the country is flooded. Three
hundred persons are known to have been
The French minister of commerce ha
assured the Columbian fair commission
ers that he was most desirous of enlist
ing the co-operation of France in the Chi
Governor Buchanan, of Tennessee, has
ncluded an appropriation for state ex
hibit at the World's fair in his call for an
extra session of the Tennessee legislature,
to convene on Aug. 17.
At the annual encampment of the Illi
nois Sons of Veterans at Decatur George
H. Hurlbut. of Bel-.idere. was elected col
onel to succeed Colonel George B. Stad-
den, of Spriugtield. v
For presents to distribute in England
Emperor William carried a large iron safe
filled with snuff-boxes, cigarette cases,
pins and rins, hut large ns his stock was
he bad to hay several thousand pounds
worth in addition iu London.
President Hirrison expects shoot
deer iu West Virginia next fall, in com
pany with btepheu Y. Elkins, according
to the Pittsburg Chronicle, which adds
that Mr. Blaine will probably be in the
pirty, even if he does not join in the hunt.
The largest brotniue factory in the coun
try was destroyed by fire at Midland, .
Mich., and a large amount of the product
o: the plant destroyed.
Fatally C ut with a Knife.
Shelby vi lle, Ind., July 81. At mid
night Wednesday the residents of the east
ern part of the city were aroused by the
din oE a gre;:t fight between a dozen or
more young uien. Those most prominent
in the affair were Otis Saudefur, Ed Ha
ley, Ad Schrceder, William Roberts, and
Joe Smith, most of whom are clerks. In
the melee knives were used and Sandofur
received se en or eight severe cuts about
the hem! at d iick, some of which penetra
ted thelhoiax.and are thought to be fatal.
It is not know n yet who used the knives,
but all the parties are under arrest. The
trouble arose over Joe Smith's attempt to
impersonate an officer and arrest Sandefur
and four .r five of bis companions. San
defur resisted and the fight ensued.
The People's Party in Indiana.
Indianapolis, July ai. Three hundred
representatives of , the People's party a?-
Bjmbled in state convention in this city
yesterday and organized for the coming
campaiim. T. W. Ferre, president of the
state Alliance, was made chaiiman, and it
was unanimously decided to placj a f uil
state ticket in the field next year and to
make a special fight in all the couuties for
members of the legislature. t ,
Chicaoo. July 31
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat No. 3 July, opened
8!c, closed Kl)-jc; August, opened 8SVi closed
8S)4c; Septem'uer, opened 8sc, closed SSc. Corn
No. 2 July, opened and closed 62ic: August,
opened rtOc, closed 59c: September, opened
5Sc, closed 5,-C. Oats No. 2 July, opened
SP-iC closed August, opened 27Tc,
closed 2SJ4c; September, opened 27l$c, closed
2Hr. Pork July, opened $11.3216. closed
$11,371; September, opened $11.45, closed
$11.30. Ortoher. opened $11.5214. closed
$11.574,. Lard July, opened $S.7-'J-i, closed
Live stock Following were the prices at the
Union, stock yards today: Hogs Market
fairly active on parking and shipping account,
best grades steady; other grades rather easy;
prices without material change: sales ranged
at 5a.r1i.5i pigs. stjasja.Tj light, S4.6U&4.S5
ronrh packing, $l.P4'&5.Uj mixed, and So.UOHi
5.65 heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market rather active on local and
shipping account, and prices ruled easy;
quotations ranged S5.S54.35 choice to fancy
shipping steers. S5.UKg5.7d good to choice do.
$4.54-a.w common to fair do, $3.754.4U
butchers' steei-s. 2.;yi.-,0 stockers, J2.2iii4.3U
Texans, SS-K't.! feeders. $1.5034.01) cows,
$1.5&S.5t) bull, and S2.5U&4.50 veal calves.
Sheen Market, rather active, and nricea
higher, quotations ranged at $150w4.S0
westerns, $3.7o&5.20 natives, and $4.0040
Produce: Batter Fancy separator? 17c per
lb: dairies, fancy fresh. 13214c: packing stocks,
fresh. aiOc Eggs Lobs off, 14c per dox.
Live poultry Old chickens. 11c per lb; spring.
12Ho; roosters, 5"vJic; turkeys, mixed. U&lOc; -ducks,
W$10c: spring, l'llc. Potatoes St.
Louis, early Ohio, $1.2V(.l..vi per bbl. 4U&45o
per bu: Tennessee, tl.5uL73 per bbl; Alton,
tl.5A3.L50; Kansas, 3U&40c-per tiu; home grown,
X&75c per sack. Apples Illinois, green. $1.2
&2.U) per bbl; choice. $2.25; eating, $2.5033.00.
Raspberries Red. $1.2S1.50 per 24-pt case;
black, $L25&l.i per 1'1-qt case: Sl.luaiJB ner
84-pt case. Blackberries Michigan, TOtSja
Kbw York, July S).
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash. $1.00 do '
July, ic: do August. STJic; do September.
VlHc. )urn No. mixed cash, 71c; do Au
gust. CTHc: do September, otitic. Oata Dull
and irregular; No. X mixed cash. 40c; do
August, 33c; do September, $ic. Rye DulL
Barley Dull. Pork Steady; new mess,
$12iiu13.25. Lard Quiet; August, &Ji
Lire Block: Cattle-Market weak; no trad- '
ln la beeves; dressed beet, steady; native
sides, 8HftHc per lb. Sheep and Lambs
Bheep, steady; lambs, active at aa advance
He per lb; beep, $42&a&S0 par 100 lbs; lambs,
S4.W87J6. Hoes Market nominally steady!
live hogs. tUOOfcUper W0 lbs. -
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