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ock Island Daily Argus.
L. XXXIX. SO. 246
ROCK ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 1891.
Single Copies n;ct
Per Week IS Ml 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
d 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.- Ut 1 Ht LONDON, ot course, the onlv Bargain House of the tri-cities.
intend paving $"10.00 or $12.00 for a suit, mav be we can suit you for $).00. Come and see. This may seer
is, 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-'
ui uub great clearing sale.
We Must have the Room for our FALL and WINTER Stock.
rivnteEd bri"S'ing a stock of goods this fall to Rock Island that you will talk afeout in your sleep, and make the Clothiers of
n-ciuei 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.
Alliance leaders in Kansas declare
against fusion with the Democrats.
The Liberals of Salt Lake City have
carried the county by flOO majority, elect'
ing full legislative and county tickets.
CaptSJh William Vosburg, one of the
pioneersof Iowa, died at Clinton, Monday
night, acted 75 years.
The Bank of Van Diemans Land, at Ho
bart Town, Tasmania, has suspended. Its
capital was 3.50C,000.
John Bell, an intimate friend of Sir
Walter Scott, died Monday at Melrose,
Scotland, aged 9a years.
Gideon W. Marsh, the absconded Phila
delphia bank president, is reported to be
in Spanish Honduras.
John G. Howell, a prominent Califor
nia politician, killed a young man who
was an aspirant for the hand of his
Josie Sinberg, a nurse girl at Superior,
Wis., drowned herself because accused of
poisoning a child that had cholera in
fantum. Governor Fifer has appointed Colonel J.
H. Barkley, of the Fifth regiment, briga
dier general of the Second brigade Illinois
George Jones, owner of the New York
Times, is seriously ill at Poland Springs,
Me. Mr. Jones is 7J years of age, and has
been in feeble health for some time.
The common pleas oonrt it Philadel
phia has ordered the dissolution of the
United Order of Fraternal Co-operation.
The order had five lodges in Chicago.
A "wild woman" is roaming the woods
in the vicinity of Wotnelsdorf, Pa. She is
said to have long hair all over her face
and body ami her habitat is South moun
tain. It is confidently stated that the assets of
Backer, who failed at New York for
S4,0ii0,0oj, will cover his liabilities, many
of which are on gilt-edged paer which be
has indorsed. , .
sir Morell Mackenzie, the eminent spec
ialist, has performed a successful operation
upon the throat of Henry Irving and it is
now considered certain that the celebrated
actor will recover the full nse of his voice.
M. Eiffel, the architect of the great
tower at the French exposition, has tele
graphed to the board of managers of the
Columbian exposition for permission to
erect a tower on the fair grounds.
The Ncrth Wisconsin Lumber company,
of Kayward, Wis., has filed a petition n
the Cook county (Ills.)court to declare the
acts of Spooner R. Howell, the lumber
merchant, as constituting a voluntary
The Murder of Rev. Haddock.
Sioi xCitv, la., Aug. 5. The fifth an
niver:ary of the murder of the Rev.
George C. Haddock by saloon conspirators
for his zeal n prosecuting them was ob
served Monday night bv a cold water ban
quet and a mass meeting addressed by
Congressman George D. Perkins and ei
Senator dark, author of the prohibitory
law. All the churches held memorial
The Light Turned II I in Off."
New YoHK, Ang. 5. Henry Bartell,
aged 24. a bartender, was killed by a
shock of electricity last night while at
tempting to tnrn off an electric light.
The Bue Bull Itrionl.
Chicago, Aug. !.. Scores at the na
tional game made by the League clubs
yesterday were: At Brooklyn Brooklyn,
S: Pittsburg, J. At Boston Boston, 10;
Cincinnati, t", At Philadelphia Phila
delphia. 5: Chicago, 3. New York-Cleveland
game postponed raiu.
Association: At Cincinnati Cincin
nati, 3: Washington. 2. At St. Louis
St. Loius, s; Boston. 0.
Western: At Duluth Omaha, 5; Dulnth,
14. At Milwaukee Lincoln. 3; Milwau
kee, 13. At Sioux City Kansas City, 1;
Sioux City, 5.
Illinois-Iowa: At Ottumwa Ottumwa,
7; Rockford, O. (Second game:) Ottumwa,
4; Rockford, 3. At Cedar Rapids Cedar
Rapids. 12: Ottawa. 5. At Ouincv Oninrv.
'. Chicaoo. Auk. 4.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat No. August, opened
8c, closed Wie: September, opened 8Kic.
closed SeJ-ic; Decern tier, opened Kmc, closed
Sir. Corn No. s August, opened 5M?vc, cloned
5;ijc: September. iened and cbjsed 57c;
October, opened hic, closed M.t No.2
August, opened 2T4C, closed 27Hc; September,
opened 274e; closed ?7&tic; May. opened 31M)c,
closed 31c. Pork August, opened lJT,,
closed! 811.12Vj; September, opened 11.474.
closed Jll.ai); " October, opened $11.511,,
closed fllJW. Lard September, opened $.70,
Live stock Following were the prices at the
Union stock yards today: Hogs Market
rather active at unchaniro-i prices: sales
ranged at 83.Ci5.;) pigs. $4.lvVW light, 14.70
S5.05 roukjh packing. $4.!t5.?6 mixed, and
fcj.llcaj.7o heavy packing and shipping lota.
Cattle Market only moderately active on
local and shipping account, and prices rather
steady; quotations ranged (5.71130.25 choice
to fancy shipping steers, $4.tt5.6D good
to choice do, H.VtA.) common to fair
do. 83.7;V4.40 butchers' steer. $2.flQ!33JjO
Blocker. fcJ.2V4j Texana, g3.40u4.dU feeders.
$1.5&4.iJ cows, 'jJii3.jj bulla, and $:"
4.50 veal calves.
Sheep Mar'set rather active at4 prices
higher: quotations ranged at ta.W4.0 w est
er ua. t:i.7rS,ija native, and f3.$U.M lambs.
Prodnc: Butter Fancy separator, 17c per
lb: dairies, faucy fresh, 13314c: packing stocks,
fresh, (KjlOc. Eggs-Loss off. 14c pVr doz.
Live poultry Old chickens. 11c per lb; spring,
13HrC; roosters, Sfy6c; turkeys, mixod, ftftlOc;
ducks, 85i,l(lc: spring, Hillo. Potatoes (it.
Louis, early Ohio, f l.:ril. per bbU 4U45c
per bu: Tennessee, il.30.1.75 per hbU Alton,
tl-S.'KSl.fiU: Kansas, 3U(ij4Uc per bo; home grown,
2.7oc per sack. Apples Illinois, green, $L2
2.0M per bbl; choice. $2.25; eating, 9a.Ma3.0iJ.
Kaspberries Ked, gl.aril.50 per Si4-pt case:
black, per 16-jt case; tl.lo&l.S per
24-pt case. Blackberries Michigan, 703,sjc
per lS-qt case.
New York, Aug. 4.
Wheat No. 1 red winter cash. il: do
August, alc; do September, twl$e; do Oc
tober. il.du. Corn No. 2 mixed cash, 73u;
do August. 6SJ$c; do September, tttu; do
October, tHUr:. Oats Cull but steady: No.
2 mixed cash, 3Bc; tjeptember, 33c. Rye
Nominal. Barley Nominal. Pork Dull
and nominal; new metl.5iQ 1.125. Lard
Quiet; September, $6.81; October, $7.04.
Live Stock: Cattle Market steady, bnt no
trading in beeves; dressed beef. Arm: native
aides, &j9$4cjer lb. Bheep u4 Laaths De
mand brisk; sheep, $4J&S0 per 100 lbs;
lambs, 4-5fta.5. Hogs Markei tana; lira
ogs, tb.lVtUM per MX) Iba. :-v