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Rock Island Daily -
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ROCgSLAND,5FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1891.
ftlngle Copies 5 Cnt.
Pr Week 12M Cents.
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TROUBLE BREWING AT PEORu
Bloodshed m Probable Conseqneeee of
Peoria. Ills.. Aug. 21. The strike
among the Peoria and Pekin anion
switchmen at this point is no nearer set
tlement than it was the first day. Serious
trouble is brewing and if the officers of
the company carry their present plans
into execut.on there is little doubt but
tbnt blood will be shed. The men say
very litt le hut their couduct is ominous.
Not a freight train left the city yesterday
and eleven of the thirteen roads entering
here are completely paralyzed by the dis
pute. MuHtn't Stop the Malls.
United States Marshal Hitchcock tele
graphed oDe of his deputies to arrest any
men found interfering with the United
States mail trains passing through. Presi
dent Ramsey, of the road, arrived yester
day, but so far be has made no attempt to
communicate with the strikers. S. E.
Wilkinson, grand matter of the Order of
Brakemen, also arrived yesterday, and
will try to adjust matters.
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.
ABBREVATED ' TELEGrtAWj. "
Jud.'ie (Jreham is tishing in St. Mary's
like, in nortr.ern Montana.
The Irish National league convention
will be heil a Chicago next month.
Ogle county's new court house at Ore
gon, Ills., Las been dedicated. It cost
Louis Goodheim, aged 8i and Matthias
Wagoner, aged 7-1, committed suicide at
The Chicago police department has is
sued an order closing up all the grog
shops at midnight after Sept. 1.
trench-Canadian zouaves were present
ed wit h medals at Montreal Wednesday,
for fighting ifaribaldi years ago.
Professor Dyrenfurth's rain-making ex
pedition has been successful in a number
of experiments at Midhud, Tex.
Cardinal Gibbom conferred the pallium
on Archbishop Katzer, of Milwaukee.
Many eminent Roman Catholic prelates
It is asserted that at New York, within
the shadow almost of the homes of million
aires, 170 families are starving. They are
mostly striking tailors and coat makers.
An investigation at Chicago has dis
closed the fact that the "sweating sys
tem"' is very much alive there. Men,
women and children work eighteen sours --.
a day. .
It is reported that ex-Senator Sabin, of
Minnesota, a week ago at Saratoga, mar
ried Mm. Jessie L. Swan, widow of a
former prominent Milwaukee and St. Paul
Reports to the state board of agriculture
give the following yield of Illinois crops:
Wheat, 34.6J0,S2S bushels; oats, 113,i01,
bushels; rye, 4,lo0. bushels; barley,
tj,4T2 bushelshay. 3,0)9,782 tons.
A ranchman named Medina, living in
the Cui'ed States of Colombia, has con
fessed t3 murdering thirteen children
under 5 months of age. Ten were his
own children, aud three his grand
children. The treasury department has a most in
teresting case on its hands. Lighthouse
Keeper Maguire, of Marquette, Mich., has
recommended the removal of his assistant ' ; '
for inattention to duty. The assistant Is "
Sixty persons are known to have lost
their lives in the recent hurricane at Mar?:'. N
tinique. West Indies. Twenty vessels
were wrecked, among them the American
brig Ned White. The growing crops were
also badly damaged. . . - -
Chicago Exposition In Uanger.
Chicago, Aug. 21. The Inter-State Ex
position, which has been held in the old
building on the lake front for many years,
may not ba held this year, and the fat
stock show is in the same boat. It was
announced a few days ago that both shews '
would be held as Pul, Lot it Js reported
that Mayor Wasbbu'AYt(Mui1lLs ,
the building shall be torn down this falL "
THE MARKtlb. i I.
Chicago. ' - ."' " - ' i
Chicago. Aug. SO.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat No. 2 August, opened
$1.04. closed tl.itVHi: September, opened
Sl.Ofti. closed Cl.Utli: December, opened tl OS.
closed JLUtJT-H- Corn No. 2 August, opened
WHc closed t7c; September, opened 68Hc,
closed BTsc; October, opened 611. closed 8ZHc
OaU No. 2 August, opened aJe, closed 81c;
September, opened SKic closed tla May,
opened Sir, closed 344c. Pork September,
opened $10.27 closed l'i.SJt: October, opened
iW.SS. closed $10,474; January, opened
tVLl&i. closed tn.iCH. Lard September,
opened and closed "..".
Live Btock Following were the prices at
the Union stork yards today: Bogs Market
rather active on parking and snipping ac
count; feelihg iay aud prkes ruled
lvmSHs lower, sale ranged at 12.75
(&4.H0 pigs. J4.tma.-i.Sj liuht. $4.(Ka5.KiJ rough
packing, $4."n-i mixed, and $3.0ia.60
heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market rather active on local and
shipping account and prices well maintained,
especially on the better qualities; quotations
ranged at Sft.tk&dJS choice to fancy shipping
steers, 4.(ii.su good to choice do. $4,144
4.CU common to fair do, $3.744,40 botchers'
steers, t2.OUaa.00 Blockers, JJ64. Tessas.
Sa.ui4.tii ranger J?rx'federi.jLa
veL l-rBrv?VttJ Ui
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Sheen Market ittfcer arfl mnX fa-iU'lI-
changed; quotations ranged St S3.9O94.I0 west
erns. $AT5&20 natives, and Sa.kOU Iambs.
Produce: Butter Fancy separatoe, (On per
lb; dariee, fancy, fresh. 14316c; packing steaks,
fresh, 11c Eggs Loss oil, 14e par dns. Live
poultry Old chickens, lJ)c per lb; spring, 14s
roosters, 5Hc; turkeys, mixed, lOo; duoks, fcj
Mr. spring, la&llc. Potatoes tit. Louis, Early
Ohio, X&40c per bu; Wsmss. 8u4o; horns
grown, auaao per sack; Minnesota, SfsJMB per
bu. Apples Illinois, green. , W?7So, per bbl;
choice, $L0OLSO; eating, $L74&JS. Black
berriesMichigan, 5US per ls-qt esse. BlTM
berriee $1.75.42.00 per lS-qt esse.
' KbwYobk, Aug. SO.
Wheat No. S red winter cash, fUS;- do
August, .1-134; do September, $1.12; do Oc
tober, S1.12H- Corn No. nVUsd cash. 83c;
do beptomber, 74Kc; do Oct boar, JlJio.
OaU Dull; No. mixed esse, WHc; do
September, Ssteo. Rre Strong. Barley
MomuaL Pork Quiet: new mess, tlLSUQ
12.k Lard-Steady; September, tASg; Octo
ber. $7.06. ,
Live Stock: CsAtle Market flrm, but no
trading in beeves; dressed Seat steady; native
sides. 7a4c per lb. Ktwep ana Lambs-rTi,
doll; "iambs. Ho per Is higher, sLesp. StXOjs
Music at Spring Ctors ever sffersooa.
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