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ROCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 1891.
I AlMKle Onpies 5 Cent.
Per Week IS CetrT.
The Only and Best Place To Trade-
Special attention called to our fall line which comprises all the new novelties at
west prices consistent with the highest grade of workmanship and material.
And by far the Largest Assortment at the
Rey. Mr. Spurgeon, "the noted English
iivine, is gradually dying.
The Brewers' Union of America is in an
nual session at St. Louis.
It. rains stones frequently of late on X.w
River mountain, near Hin'ton, V. Va.
- lit. Hon. Henry Cecil Kaike, post- -master
general of tjie.V. Britain, is-dead.
Lieutenant Peary, tbe leader of the
l:ius arctic explorers, is reported to have
brokeu his leg. j
The Venezuelan congress i9 said to have
rejix-el the reciprocity treaty proposed
by the L nitea tetates.
There was a heavy storm in portions of "
Pennsylvania buudny night, and heavy
damage from washouts is reported.
A mine explosion in Wales impris
oned the workmen iu the pit. Sixty have
been re.-cued alive, but many are missing.
An explosion of gas in the West Fair-
mouut mines near heeung, . va..
kilied one person and injured several
Walton Lake" the area of water now
covering the Colorado desert m Califor
nia, will disappear instead of being per
Herbert Ma pes, the famous athlete of
Columbia college, was drownsd before
his mother's eyes while bathing at Fire
All the money sent to Cbicaeo bv vic
tims of the Mortimer loan swindle will be
re: timed to the senders by order of Post-
mister General Wanamaker. " ,
Colonel Dyrenforth, who is in charge of
the rainmaking experiments in Texas.
says they have been successful every time
wnen made under proper conditions.
News from Emm Pasha, coming by way
of the Congo, is to the effect that he has
defeated the dervishes in a general battle
and re-occupied all the old stations In the
equatorial provinces of the Soudan.
Traveling Passenger Agent Baxter, of -
the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy rail
road, has received in hU mail 4VS0 stolen
from him when a Burlington train was
held up by bandits fifteen years ago.
Lou Clinkenueard, one of the moft
prominent farmers in Harrison county,
la., committed suicide. He had some dis
pute with bis wife, and took an ounce of
carbolic acid, dying in a few minutes.
It is denied at Albany, X. Y., that any-
co-operative scheme, such as was indorsed
by the Alliance commercial convention at
Kansas City, has been incorporated at the
New York capital, as was asserted at the
James M. Roberts Is in jail at Ottawa.
O., rharged with being the man who
ribbed the Columbus Grove bank. His
f.itbrr and mother say they can establish
a perfect alibi, while Cashier Maple, of
the bunk, positively identifies him.
The report printed in these dispatches
some weeks ago that Mrs. Stout had con
fessed on her deathbed that she had killed
the wife of her son Louis Sisley near Lan
caster, Wis., some time ago is positively
denied. Mrs. Stout is alive and has not
been on her deathbed at all yet.
"Parson" Davis, the pngilist manager.
wis attacked at Mount Clemens, Mich.,
by Jim Hall the slugger, the latter strik
ing at Davis with a bottle. The ''Parson
seized a lemon knife and gave Hall a
slash across the neck, barely missing the
jugular. Hall bled profusely, but will
boelucd to May Oat.
Philadelphia, Aug. 25. The strikers
from Cramp's snip-yard have held a meet-
ig and unanimously decided to stay out.
Due of the committee said that there were
2J0 men out. He expressed his belief that
they would get what they demanded in a
short time, as it was impossible for the
nrui to nil the strikers' places.
Chicago. Aug. 24.
Following were the quotations on the boar 1
of trade today: Wheat No. August, oiieued
fl.WH. chisel Sl.i& September, opened
fl.KCu. closed - IhMeaiber, i opened
SLai;. cloned Jl.US. Corn No. 2 August.
opened tt-V-jc, clMed 63c: September, opened
tHVic, closed S-'Vsc; October, opened 61c,
closed 5oc Oats No. t August, opened 81mc,
closed $c; September, opened 81ie, dclosed
TWfijc: May. opened 85c, closed 34-SjC- Pork,
September, opened flO.10, closed. 10.034:
October, oiieued Slu.U'j, closed $W.15;
January, opened iLi.uu, closed S12.5S.
Lard tsepteiuwr. oiieued and closed
Live stock Following were the price at
the Union stock yards tolay: Hugs Market
moderately active, principally Cm ajrippuig.
account, feeling easy an! prue were S&Hta
lower; sale tanged at f2.iiOU4.50 pigs, S4.WJI&
5.70 light. $4.t u-'-T rouiA , packing, $4.6"&
5.45 mixed, ami f4.oJiVi.ii heavy packing -'
Cattle Market fairly active on local and
shipping account and prices well main
tained; quotations runted at VvU&
G. choice to fancy shipping steers.
tl.!G .'! g.tjd to i Loire do, t4.lod4.EO com
mon to fair uo, .T.".i.4.40 butchers' steer.
82.U0&3.0M vtoi'keni, .AJii3.S0 Texan, $iUU4
4.85 rangers. iSxux&LW feeders. 1.50&30
cows, rl.5o&S.'l bulls, and $!.5Q&4.5 veal
Sheep Markot rather active and prions un
changed: quotations ranged at 3.50I&4.&J west
erns. t-l.ooVlo natives, and tH.75i.J Unibs.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, So per
lb; dunes, fancy, frejh, 16j,8c; packing stocks,
fresh. He. Eggs Loss off, 14$c per doz. Lire
poultry Old chickens. loHc per lb; spring, 14o
roosters, SHo; turkeys, mixed, 10c; ducks, iJ
10c; spring, lO&Uc. PoUtoes St. Louis. Early
Ohio, 3.V2o per bu; Kansas, 3S,)c; home
grown. SjidO per sack; Minnesota, 4t4io per
bu. Apples Illinois, green. 50rJ75c perbbl;
choice, tl.OU3LSu; eating. ILTiiiiS. black
berries Michigan. B.j it per ld-qt case. Blue
berries $1.7jjXOU per l-qt(cajie.
New York, Aug. 24.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash, f 1.13; do
August, do September, $1.1 1H; do
October, fLUKc; do December, thlH
Corn No. t mixed cash. (Sic; do Septem
ber, "i2; do Octboer, 9c; do December,
lc. Oats Dull; No. t mixed cash, 87c; do
August, 3?Hc; do September. B7c. Bye
Dull. Barley Nominal. Pork 0.uiet; new
mess, $lL3i)iStl2.l. Lard-iuiet; bejrtember,
Live Stock: Cat tie Trad inj opened weak
for all grades, but cloaed firm at a slight ad
vance la price for really choice cattle; poor at
to best native steers, $3.Jrt U per luO lbs:
Texaua and Colorados, I3.4&34.SU; balls and
dry cows, 1.6jSJ5. tsLeep and Lambs
Sheep steady; lamb moderately active at an
advance of Via per lb; sheep, $4.008.62 V per
1(M lbf; lambs, AOOJSS.TS. Hogs Market
weak; lire hog. $5,1038.90 per 100 lb.
A handsome complexion is one of the
greatest charms . woman can. potsaea
Pozzoni'a Complexion powder Kites it
9$ ' i