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Rock Isl an
, XUIX. NO. 257
ROCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1891.
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Per Weak HM Cilt
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.
Neckwrear 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 morejroom.
Therefore this great sale.
THEIR MARRIAGE WAS POSTPONED.
1 Sensational Wedding- Trip That Cast'
Near Being a Tragedy.
Denver, Aug. 18. A balloon ascension
at Manhattan Beach, a summer resort
aear here, Sunday afternoon came near r
mlting fatally for three persons. - Several
thousand people had assembled to witness
the ascension of the mammoth airship,;
which was to carry, betide Professor .
King, a couple to be married in the basket'
just before the rope was cut. The balloon
ihot up in the air, and at a height of 8,000
feet it encountered a storm and burst. It
fell over a mile like so much lead. Then
he silk formed Itself into a parachute.
stopping the rapidity of the fall. Tha
three alighted in a corn lield, but with such
force that they were unconscious for sev
eral hours afterward.
ABBREAIATED TELEGRA MS.
Xelson' trotted a mile in 2:10 at Inda-
Twelve persons were killed bv a railwav
collision in Switzerland.
Peter Flesher, an old settler at Lexing
ton. Ills., is dead, aged SO years.
John H. Price, a miner of Phillrosbur.
Mont., sheds his skiu yearly, like a snake.
The Brisb-ine-Allen brokerage firm ot
Denver, has failed. Its creditors will lose
The failure of the British bank of Aus
tralia, with liabilities of 00,000 is announced.
The treasury department purchased
i.'72.0IO ounces of silver at from $0.99 to
tO.WJo per ounce.
Over 300 employes of the Omaha smelt
ing works have returned to work on a
Kansas farmers paid off mortgages dur
ing the month of July to the amount of
F38 1,458, and this year's crops to hear from
A dispatch from St. Paul says that the
lowest estimate of the wheat orop of Min
nesota and tue Dakotas is 10,000,000 bush:
Two St. Louis girls who recently : ran
away and married a couple of opera sing
ers have discovered that their husbands
are ex-convicts. ,
Xew York is going to try the experi-
ment of washing her streets by flooding
them from the hydrants after they hare
Oliver Wendell Holmes, who will be 82
years of age Aug. 2H, is in good general
health, though the recent hot weather had
a debilitating effect upon him.
The foreign ministers to China are said
to have made a concerted demand for rep
aration for the lives of Europeans and '
Americans killed in the recent riots in tue
Celestial empire. s
Captain Frank Cooney. of the schooner
Clara F. Harwood, Boston, says that on
the St. Georges banks a few days a-o he
saw the sea serpent, and that the reptile
was spotted like a leopard. The monster
dived under the schooner, scraping its keel
as lie went, uauer.
George A. Cowan, who gave Emma Ab
bott her first instruction in music and en
couraged her to cultivate her .voice after
she had been discouraged by others, is an
inmate ot the Milwaukee county poor-house.
The American Loan and Trust com
pany has begun an action against the
Gogebic Development company to fore
close a mortgage ot f 2, 000,000 on its valu
able mining property in Ashland county.
George Taylor, who was chaplain of the
Eighth Michigan during the war, testifies
positively that Robert H. Hendershot was
the "Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock,"
the decision of the Michigan men at the
recent Detroit encampment to the con
James Buckingham made a balloon
ascent Sunday from Lake View Point. N.
V., on Lake Onondaga. He dropped
from a parachute into the water and was
drowned. Another balloonist who made
an ascent at a town in Italv dronned into
the Adriatic sea and was drowned.
V' V Chicago, Aug. IT.
Follow-In weir, the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat No. B .Aagnat, opened
$1.09. closed SUE; September, opened 11.07. '.
closed 91.U0&4: December, opened fl 09, cloMd
$1.1X1 Corn So. 2 August, opened Bsc, closed
65$ic; September, opened 05c; closed 63o; Oc
tober, opened 61c. closed Wc. Oats No. 3
August, opened !Mc, closed iMe: September,
opened 3Hc. closed Htljc: May, opened Sac,
closed X.Hc. Pork September, opened $lu.4u,
closed $9.SW; October, opened $10.00. oloeed
$10.10; January, opened f 13.30, closed $12.00.
Lard September, opened $o.72Wi closed fd-GU.
Live stock Following were the prices at
the Union stock yards today: Hogs Market
rather active on pa"king and shipping ac
count and prices well maintained; salsa rang
at $4.8oi&j.!tt light. 4.tsu3&.oo rough, packing.
$4.yu&5.8. mixed, and S5.u52&tU heavy pack
ing and shipping lots. ...
Cattle Market rather active, and prices
steady and unchanged; quotations raaged at
clio.ee to fancy shipping steers, $4-W
U6M good to choice do, S4.ooi4.Bu common to
fair do, $:.7."T! 1.40 butchers' steers, tl.6oa3.50
etockers, .ii.'.4.i" Texans, JJ.4OU4.30 feeders,
il.aon4.ui cows, l.&s,j..iu bulls, and ft&SOid
4JU veal calves. , .
sheep Market rather active and prices un
changed: quotations ranged at J.5(if4.fW west
erns. fH.TSi.V-'U natives, and $3.iUii60 Iambs.
1'roduee: Butter Fancy separator, SOa per
lindanes, fancy, fresh, 1itoc; packing stnls,
fresh. 11c. Efgs Loss off, ltic Per doe. Live
poultry Old chickens, 10jc per lb; spring, 14o.
roosters, 5H:; turkeys, mixed, 10c; ducks, 9
l'tc: sprints. 102.11c. Potatoes St. Louis, Early
Ohio, ;l"5(.4:V per bu; Kansas, itJ&wc; homo
grown. 5Hj3o0 per sack; Minnesota, 4u&42o per
bu. Apples Illinois, green, Si'&Toc perbbl;
choice, tjUMgl.ijU; eating, $1.75&2.. Black
berries Michigan, 5U&00 per lft-qt case. Blue
berries tLToj-'.OU per 10-o.t case.
New York, Aug. 17.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash, $1.15; do
Augrut, J1.U; do September, $1.1 Ji-i; do Oc
tober, $l.U-i. Corn No. 2 mixed cash, 02c;
do August. 77c; do September, T&c; do Oc
tober, TL Oats Dull but strong; No. 2 mixed
cash, 40c; do September, )E$o. K ye Firm.
Barley Nominal. Pork Quit but firm; new
mess, S11.75fcl2.25. Lard-Quiet; September,
$o.7; October, $7.04.
Live Stock: Cattle Trading dull, owing
to the heavy supply; prices fell off axs to Uto
per 100 lbs; poorest to beec native steers,
. per 100 lbs; Texans and Colorado. $3.i:3
5.; bulls and dry cows, $1.80tA, Sheep and
Lambs Sheep steady; lambs, dull at a raduc
tion ot He per UK sheep. fr4.OTIit4.40 per 108 lhe;
lambs. .yfH'M6 Hogs Market firm; liva
boss. Ji-loaxfl per luO lbs. .
For beauty, for comfort, for Improve
ment of the complexion, ase oily- Poi
Eonl'i Powder; there U BotH'ieg tqnaj to
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