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Rock Island Daily
IIOCK ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1S9I.
Single Copies 8. Cent
l er Week 1H Cent
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. j
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 morelroom.
Therefore this great sale.
Twelve persons have died from the heat
in New York
Yellow fever is reported to be raging
virulently at Port-au-Prince, Hayti.
It is said that Sunol, the marvelous
race horse, has gone permanently lame.
There is tMk of a receiver being ap
pointed for the L'niou Pacific railway.
Cleveland, O., lias !M,ft23 names in its
new directory, and claims a population of
Mrs. Anise Sharp Kolx-rts. of Watseka,
Ills., celebrated her 100th birthday Mon-
At Columbia, S. C. Sunday 200 persona
were immersed in a millpond in cue hour
and thirty minutes.
Over H)0 taxpayers of Kansas City, Kan.
threatened to lynch their mayor and coun
cil because of supposed Doodling.
Camp Douglas, near New Lisbon, Wis.,
where the state militia are in camp, was
burned, causing a loss of $130,000.
Weduesday of next week Professor Cart
Myer will give an exhibition of what he
calls a sky-bicycle at Monticello, III.
The remains of the late Bishop Kilian
C. Flascn were laid in the grave at
LaCros.se, Wis., with imposing cere
A fight has been arranged between
Tommy Warren and Cal McCarthy, to
cmie iff befure the Olympic club, of New
Orleans. Sept. 15.
Chief Engineer Gottlieb, of the World's
fair, has rescued, as alleged, because he
and Chief of Construction Burnhani
couldn't pull together in harness.
The scheme to produce rain by concur
sion in the upper regions was tried in
Texas yesterday, and is reported to have
been a success. Details are lacking.
The remains of Mrs. Herman Boelter
were found in the ruins of her house at
Griswold, X. D. It is believed that her
father-in-law set fire to the bouse.
Mrs. Samuels, mother of the notorious
Je-.se James, says that if any World's fair
speculators waut the house she lives iu
tbey can have it if they pay her price.
The home rule bill now under consider
ation by English Liberals is practically
independence for Ireland, being much
more radical than Gladstone's bill.
Sir Hector Langevin, jninistcr of pub
lic works in the Dominion government,
has resigned. Wholesale corruption has
recently been unearthed in his depart
ment. Frank McGrath, president of the Kan
sas Farmers' Alliance, says that the farm
ers of that state will only sell their wheat
as they are forced to raise money. They
expect an advance in price.
A Chattanooga (Tenn.) man, who had
been a hard drinker, "swore oil'' and quit
driakiug absolutely, refusing to stop by
degrees, although assured that his life de
pended on that method. He died sober.
Chance for an Illinois Boy.
Spuin g field, Aug. 12. The XewYork
College of Veterinary Surgeons has placed
at the disposal of the Illinois state board
of agriculture a fre- scholarship in that
institution for the benefit of some worthy
ynntia; man of limited means. Applica-.
lions for the same will be received by the
secretary of the board of agriculture
until Sept. i the lirst day of the state
fair, when the appointment will be made.
Chicago Ilaoiug Record.
Chicago. Aug li At Garfield park
Tester lay the following horses won the
money: Osborne.l ruile,M:V; Van Buren,
;a mile, l:2tr'4'; Addie, ;' mile, 1:01V; Van
Buren. 1 1 lt miles. l:4ii; I,agardere,
mile, IM: Hindoo Lass, 1 mile. l:43?i'.
At Hawthorne: Glenoid, mile, 0:53
Laura Doxey, miles, 2:02: Mi'.o, H mile,
0:5:5; Fan King, mile, 1:19; Evangeline,
steeplechase, short course, 3:3fi.
Wanted a Male Heir.
I of Viscount Cranborne, the eldest son of .
the Marquis of Salisbury, has given birth
to a daughter. There is no little disap
pointment iu the family, where a male
heir is wanted to continue the line. ' .,; '
Chicago, Au. jl- Vj
Following wer the quotations on the toartl' '
of trade today: Wheat No. 2 August, opened -81c,
closed 94c: September, opened JWc,
closed VSyfr; December, opened Mae, closed
W-ic. Corn No. 2 August, opened eific, closed
tt-'Hc; September, opened 5sjic closed VUia
October, opened 5t!fc closed 66J$c Vats No.
2 August, opened and closed Vc; bepem
ber. opened c, closed 8-; May, opened
31Hc. ciosel :13c. Pork September, opened
tlU.:i2H. closed tlu.40; Uctober, Openr-Yia.5U,
closed tlo.KJ-s; January, opened (14.10, closed
(13.15. Laril September, opened M.5& clsaed
Live Stock Following were the prices at the
Union Mock yardu today: Hogs Market
fairly active on packing and shipping ac
couut, and prices steady and unchanged;
aides ranged at $X2Ui5.Uo pigs, $4.70
5.70 light, 4.55S4.j roueh Dackiur. U
mum, auu fi.jiij.vj neavy packing
Cattle Market ritlmp Aftimnn lm.i
shipping account and prices well maintained
quotations ranged at $.V7ise.35 choice
to fancy shipping steers. t-WaAM good to
choice do, i.5ti!,i.W common to fair do, $3.75
&4.40 butchers' steers. t2.(JO&3.50 stockers.
iJtVi4.2 Tesans, $3.4a,4.: feeders, $1.50
4.UU cows, Sl.Wj-l.j0 boils, and $ilM&4.5u
Sheep Market fairly active and prices
rather favored buyers: Quotations ranged
at 83.5iyi4.8j westerns, $3.75Jt5jSJ natives, aad
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 19c per
lb; dairies, fancy, fresh, Mlttc; packing
stocks, fresh, 1ika11c Eggs-Loss off, L3e per
doz. Live ponltry Old chickens, luo per lb;
spring, lU.j,10!4r:; roosters. 6HS.e; turkeys,
mixed, ftJilOc; ducks, a10c; spring, WSlOHc
Potatoes St. Louis, early Ohio, UA&1.; per
bbl; Tennessee, ei-&3I.S, Alton, tl.UUlS;
Kansas. lrtlc per bu; home grown, fioiitiuc per
swk. Apples Illinois, green. 7Scil. per
bbl; choice, Jl.UU&lJSS; eating, tLSUfcLTi.
Blackberries Michigan, 63 t7Vj per ltt-qt case.
Blueberries $1 .7tf .UU per M-qt case. If ackle
berries ilJ3.yal.4o per lti-qt case.
Nkw Yokk. Aug. 1L
Wheat No. red 2 winter cash, l.'H.c; Au
gust. 11.01c: September, tDKHc: December,
fl.U9. Corn No. 2 mixed cash. 74c; Au
gust, 71Jc; September, 6c Oats Dull bat
eteadr: No. 2 miind Muh LLC aaii a g
tember, 34tc Rye-NomlnaL Bariev Smax
inal. Pork Quiet; new ranss, tU.0D9U.au,
-c oepusmuer, e.u; Uctooer,
Urt tstar.k- t 'bMm M.w., 1 1.
trading in beerea; dreued beef, dolt; aifiva
muOT, 1W40 per 10, eweep ana mhs
Sheep, KuuaS.12W par 100 lba; laiaba, fAJKA
4.U0 Hob Market dnll: lia hn ei