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Rock Island Daily Argxj
rOL HXU. NO. 248
KOCK ISLAND, FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1891.
fMngle Copies BC.Bt
Per Week 12) Cut
All summer coats and vests that are left you can have at half price.
All light weight dress suits that are left you can have at half price.
All light colored business suits that are left you can have at half price.
Pants at half price.
Children's Clothing at half price.
School Suits at half price.
Summer Underwear at half price.
Neglige Shirts at half price.
Straw Hats at half price.
Neckwear at half price.
Children's Waists at half price.
Knee Pants at half price.
All odds and ends must and will go at half price.
We carry no goods over from season to season.
Our fall stock is beginning to come in. We must have more room.
Therefore this great sale.
Fire in a Sumner (Ills) wooIbonM
caused a damage of $15, 000.
The First National Bank of Oakland,
Neb., capital .V),OU0, baa been authorized
to begin business.
Ex-Governor A. C. Hunt, of Colorado,
is lying at the point of death at Chicago.
He is 4 yearn old.
A waterspout on one of t he Azores isl
amist Willed nix persons and caused great
destruction of property.
Calvin . Peeler, a farmer of Johnson
county, was shot from ambush near Anna,
111, and mortally wounded.
Paxnell is said to have finally decided to
visit this country this year and conduct a
campaign all over the country.
B. P. Hutchinson, tho ox -Chicago spec
ulator, is reported to lie negotiating for
the purchase of a Xew York hotel.
Seventeen inmates of the state insane
asylum at Auburn, X. Y., overpowered
their keeper and escaped. Five were re
The Roman Catholic temperance con
vention at Washington finished its busi
ness and adjourned slue die. It will meet
next year at Indianapolis.
Watkin .1 miles, of Homestead, Pa,,
claims to be Kxplorer Stanley's step
father. The latter's right name is Henry
Kowl.uuls, and he was born in Wales.
A member of the English parliament
has gi v-eii not ice that at the next session
of that body he would introduce a resola
lution favoring a treaty of arbitration
with this country.
Secretary of State Higgins, of Kansas,
has come out In a letter in which be says
that prohibitRjn is a dead issue and must
be ignored hereafter by Republican state
Franz Kauffeldt, of Xew York, ami red
napthtba into a nest of roaches!Vrhe
fumes took tire from a candle, aud he got
rid of the roaches: also the bouse. The '
fire came near being the death of several
The letter carriers' convention at De
troit adopted resolutions asking the pres
ident to extend the civil service reform to
all free delivery offices, and to regnlate
the salaries of carriers so that the four
classes shall get UOt), JfcOO, 1,000 and 11,200,
A vigilance committee, believing that
John Claytoc.of Bay Head, N. J., was too
intimate wit j his neighbor's wife, took
mm out, tied a rope to him, and ducked
him several times. Then they cut the
rope into short lengths and whipped him
uutu they word it out. He has disap
peared, and so has the woman.
Earthquake Shock at Charleston.
CoLl MliiA, S. C, Aug. ".From con
ductors of incoming trains yesterday it is
learned that a decided earthquake shock
was felt at Charleston about midnight
Wednesday. Xo damage was done, but
the shock was of such force as to rattle
window panes. The local papers in
Charleston make no mention of it, and
suppress earthquake news, it is said, for
fear oJ injuring the commercial interests
of the city.
Stock of Clothing Unrnd.
West Sfi'Er::.(i:. Wis., Aug. 7. The en
tire stock of theOakhall Clothing com
pany, valued at 40.0o0, wos destroyed by
fire early yesterday morning. Insurance,
distributed among fifteen companies, $;J7.
000. The Weather We May Expect.
Washington. Aui 7. Tue followiug are
the weather indications for t -.vent v-four hours
from . ni. yesterday: For Iowa South
erly winds: slightly warmer weather, except
stationary temperature in northeast portion;
cloudiness and local rains with thunderstorms
Friday afternoon. For Indiana Continued
warm, fair weather: generally southerly
winds: local rains Friday niht in northwest
ern portion. For Lower Michigan Increasing
cloudiness and occasional local showers: winds
generally southerly: cooler by Saturday. For
Upper Michisan and Wisconsin Southerly
winds; increasing cloudiness and local rains
or thunderstorms Friday evening and cooler
Saturday. For Illinois-Continued southerly
winds and fair weather, followed by local
rains or thunderstorms Friday night and cool
Chicago. Aug. S. '
Following Went the nnntslinna nn - tw..t
of trade today: Wheat No. S August, opened.
87tc, closed b7?c; September, opened 864c,
closed fTc; December, opened MHfc, closed
nc coru-no. s August, opened aMic. closed
STc; September, opened and closed 63Hc;
2 August, opened and closed SSTJgc; Sepember,
vjjcutxj curk -i mmj, openea JOtjc,
rltiMed Uliv llnrl(-Xjiitm)wp tin mz
closed J10.&; October, opened till. to, clneed
iu.ju-, January, opeuoa S1Z.7U, cloned JU2.au.
Lard -September, opened (6.471, closed A-4&
Live Stock Following were the prices at the
Union Stock yards today: Hogs Market
fairly active but feeling rather easy: packers
iuw w jiurcuaae. snippers niiing a I air num
ber of orders: icood light averages So lower,
and other grades ltlr.(,lic lower; sales ranifed
at J3.S5.W pigs, J4.iS0sriS.iM light. J4.6aA4.IB
rntliril luu-kin.r K4 HijlK mi. .
5.00 heavy packing and ahipping'lota.
aiaraet ratner active on local and
shipping account and prices fairly well sup
ported; quotations ranged at Jo.7ij&2j choice
to fancy shipping steers. U-X&i.rti good to
choice do. J4.ju&4.&) common to fair dot $3.75
4.40 butters' steers, J2.ffi&4.M stackers,
Texana, $3.4U&4.3U feeders. $ljxf
4.00 cows, JTtiM bulla, and $MO4JiO
Sheen Market rather active nA
without material chaDee; Quotations ranged
at ki.cmju.bi westerns, f-i.75ia3.3U natives, and
3 ZU&M lambs.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, Mc per
lb; dairies, fancy, fresh, Liu-lic; packing
stocks, f resh. W&s 1 tc Ekks Lobs off. 15c per
doe. Live poultry old chickens, loc per lb:
spring, luilv: roosters. .Viatic; turkeys.
mixed, aijlilc; ducks. KftlOc: spring. lOloLjc,
Potatoes St. Louis, early Ohio, Sl.UVjl.2S per
bbl; Tennessee, lXiMi Alton, $1.0U1.33;
Kansas. 3S4Uc per bu; home grown, WVhc per
sack. Apples Illinois, green, 7V?i$l.tt per
bbl; choice. eating, UKrjl.75.
Hlackberries .Michigan, ii 7jc per llwjt case.
ilueberri'S-91.7S&d.j per ltt-ot case. Huckle-berries-l.a-il.40
per lo-u,t case.
New Yobs, Aug. .
Wheat So. 2 red winter ca-h, :; Au
gust. Wc; December. LuoH. Corn No. 2
mixed cash. 71c; August. 7c; September, 65c.
at Dull but steady; No. 2 mixed cash, toe
August, -Wics September.:. Bye-Nominal-Barley
Nominal. Pork-Heavy and quiet;
price lower; new mem,' tlSja&UM. Lara
Quiet; September. $6.70; October, $6.8L
Live Stock: Cattle Market firm; but no
trading m beeves; dressed beef, steady: native
sides, per lb. Ebes sad laths Act-
ive; sheep, $UU6.? per 108 jsa; laaibs, UD
Win. Uogs-MarkeV weak; nre Imcb. H0tt