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ROCK ISLAND, THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 1S91.
I Single Cop" 5 Cent.
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AJ37 LOWEST PRICES.
And by far the Largest Assortment at the
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The Only and Best Place To Trade
Special attention called to our fall line which comprises all the new novelties at
lowest prices consistent with the highest grade of workmanship and rAaterial.
The annual exposition at Minneapolis i
A fire at Lexington, Xeb., destroyed
Jerry Simpson receives t.K) each for bis
lectures to tbe farmers.
General Whicbcofe. last of the British
ollicers of the battle of Waterloo is dead.
Ousluines that tost Emma Abbott (00
OuO were sold at Xew York by auction for
les than ,000.
Eight men at work in the new water
tnnuel at Chicago were badly injured
by a gas explosion.
The reported recovery of the equatorial
provinces of Africa by Etuin Pasha is
denied from Brussels.
Hon. George Sneer, an ex-mayor of Des
Moines la., dropped dead of heart disease.
He was 67 years of age.
Nebraska railway employes are organiz
ing to fisht the anti-railway sentiment
devoloprd in that state.
The average yield of corn per. acre in
M;ni,e-ota is estimated at S bushels and
that of oats at 3o bushels.
The ?.iorton & Backus Lumber company,
of Detroit, one of tbe largest in that city,
is temporarily embarrassed.
It is estimated by the special agent of the
government who has just returned from
Alaska that tue poachers have secured 40,
OjO seals this year.
Ex-Sanator Harlan, of Iowa, Minister
Lincoln's father in-law, is recovering from
a sudden illness at his home at Mount
The Vermont legislature is bo ding a
special sessioa. the principal object being
to make provision for the representation
of the state at the World's fair.
It is thought that Giorge J. Oiborae.
superintendent of the C, M. and St. P.
elevators at St. Paul, who suicided a few
days ago, is a defaulter to the amount of
probably 100,01 ).
Near CI arleston, Ills., James Winkle
back fctrucit bis laudlord, Scott Green, on
the head with a hoe. Green died and
Winkleback has been arrested.
Three hundred employers of San Fran
cisco have organized a Manufacturers as
sociation for the purpose of resisting the
encroachments of trades unions.
William Matthews was killed aril JanSes
Clark and H, M. Anderson perhaps fatally
wounded by a wreck on the Rock Island
railway at Chicago. They were all train
Mrs Russell Harrison. Mrs. McKee and
Senator McMillan, of Michigan, are pas
siiiiiers on the steamer Majestic, of the
White Star line, which sailed for Xew
York from Liverpool.
Spanish merchants who will suffer
from the new reciprocity treaty with the
Spanish Went Indies have sent a protest
to the Spanish government against its ac
tion in ratifying the treaty.
The Association Ultimatum.
Washington, Aug. 27 The two warring
bise ball committees were unable to effect
a meeting yesteriay. The Association
repres'Dtntivi s seat a letter to the League
men to the effect that they would not con
i r wan ibe Utier units they assured the
Association men that Kelly would be held
to bi -contract with the B wton Associa
tion club. The reply of the League was
that the matter was a subject for discus
ion at a couference. There does not seem
much chance for an agreement.
Foolit It Oat with Their Cans.
LITTLE Hock., Ark., Au. 27 Walter
Lociax and Al Morgan, prominent busi
teismen and politicians of northern A.r
kausas, fought a desperate fight .yester
day with revolvers. Lomax whs instant
ly killed and Morgan wounded. The trag
edy resulted from a qnarrel said to bava
( wo out oi remarks made derogatory to
Morgan's business relations.
Chicago. Aug. 38.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat No. S August, opened
SUM. closed (UK?; sjStemher. opened $1.(EH,
closed Sl.tc-H: December, opened and closed
fl.tHH. Corn No. 2 August, opened 6"j,
closed rt."A4c; s)eptemler. opened 63ic, closed
64,.'; October, opened 5'.'hjc. closed &'f-iOk Oats
No. 2 August, opened 4c.' closed 3u;
September, opened at" , closed 3I$hl; October,
opened 4v. closed 34!-i?. pork September,
opened $10.1, closed elUTVj; October, opened
JIU.ij. closed tlO.40; January, opened 12.4),
closed $12.s5. Lard-September, opened $4.45,
Live stock: Following were the prices at
the I'niou stock yard today: Hogs Market
feeling easier and prices .V10c lower; eaies
ranged at $.i.4. pi. $4.S;j .40 mixed, and
$4 TOTvYSU heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market firly active on local end
aLii'pin ai; ount. and prices steady on bert
(jrade. other grades SWc lower; quotations
ranged at $'.! prime to fancy shipping
staers. 4.80.2". ft) good to choice do, $4.10&4.au
common to fair do. $.) 7V34 40 butchers' steers
$iUOS3.iWRtockers. fci.n3.l.i Texans, i.0(r
-! raugers. j-i.tM;i-.) oevuers.
cows, $l.iau bulls and $J.50&4.
fcheep Market rather active, and prices un
changed; quotations ranged at $8.Kift4J0
westerns, fc:..10(.,i.lO natives, and $3.766.e
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 23c per
lb; dairies, fancy, fresh, It&ISc; packing
stocks, fresh. llftUc Eggs Loss off, ISMo
per doz. Live poultry Old chickens, luuille
per lh; spring. 13c; roosters, 5Vfc; turkeys,
mixed, lUc; ducks, Ik;: spring. 1010Hc. Pot,
toes St. Iuis, early Ohio, tj&.'juo per bm
Kansas. Xi&Wc; home grown. 6o7tto per sack;
Minnesota, )&45c per hu; choice, 45aooa
sweet potatoes, Baltimore. $343.7S MrttiJ. '
Apples-oreencookiag, $l.S5iL5u per bW: eaU
lng. 3M:jr. fancy. $J.(W. Blackberries
Michigan, U(i75c per 16-o.t cae. i
New Yohx, Aug. M.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash, JLUifc-de
August, $1.10 do September. tLllVt; do Og
tober, $LU4: do December, $UH. Corn
No. 2 mixed cash. 77i7H'; do August, 70o
do September, 71c; do October, ' Osc. Oato
Dull but steady; No. 2 mixed cash, 38c; do Sep.
teuiber, 3;o; do Oc toler, a7H. Kye Neglect
ed. Barley Neglected. Pork Quiet; new
mess, MS2Si. Lard Ouieu teeptember
$il.78; October, $.(.
Live Stock: Cattle-Trading very active at
an advance of 14c per 100 lbs: poor to bsst na
tive steers, $4.0tlVj per HHi lbs: Texans, $3.50
0M; bulls and dry cows, $1X&im. 8 beep
and Lambs eheep, firm; lambs, active at aa
advance of fco per lb; sheep, $4.3j.4.j per MO
U; lambs, $6.0bav7.124. Ilogs Nominallr
stady; Uve hogs .U)js.li per 100 lbs.
E. E. Paxmenter, atiofbey at iw.
Hakes coUectlona, loans raonej and will
attend to any legal bunoesi intrusted to
him. Office, postoffice block. Rock 11-