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Rock Is land Daily
KOCli ISLAND. FItlDAT, AUGUST 2S, 1S91.
(JlnrJe (toplee II IV.t.Ia.
Per' Week ISM Vent.
And by far the Largest Assortment at the
The Only and Best Place To Trade-
Special attention called to our fall line which comorises all the new novelties at
Pest prices Consistent with the hi chest oraHe nf wnrkman;hin and material
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The Western Loan and Trust company'
of Holdrege, Neb., has closed lta doors, t '
Sarah Bernhardt wants to znake a the-'
atrical tcur around the world in a steam-;
Shediac, X. B., lias five "i eUable" men!
who ail claim to have seer? a 200-foot scar'
(erpeiit. ..:.. ;
A meeting of the Illinois stt hoard of
agriculture will be lit 1,1 iu Spriugueid'
Sept. 24. ;
Farmers in Grimes county, Tex., have
formed a syndicate to hold back cotton for'
better prices. . i
A. J. Montgomery and two brothers
named Jarvis were killed in a street fight
in Georgetown, Ky.
George How '.and. for many years super-:
inteudeut of the Chicago public schools,
has resigned to take a long rest. '
The government rainmakers made their'
final experiments in Texas on Tuesday.
They were successful iu getting rain from'
clear skies. ;
It is said that the owners of the new'
Masonic tempie at Chicago have been of-!
fered &O.0M a year for a lease of the roof
of that buiMiug.
Pennsylvania ProbibitiouisU have nom
inated W. W. Ha-ritc for auditcr ccnt-r I,'
andiresolved against opening the World's'
fair on Sundays.
The population of the Dominion of Can-!
ada, as khown by the recent census, is'
4,823,344. These figures are about 500,X'
greater than those of the previous census.
Secretary Tracy has sent orders to the'
Brooklyn navy yard that the political,
"pull" shall hereafter be a dead issue inj
that yard, and that it shall be conducted'
on purely business principles.
Mrs. H. M. Hotcbkiss, of New Haven,'
has presented $73,000 to the Yaie prepara-!
tory school, which she founded. In addi
tion to this gift Mrs. Hotchkiss has given!
the school seventy-five acres of landc ,;
The Georgia legislature has rejected the'
proposition to accept a home for ex-Confederates,
built by money raised by the.:
the late Henry W. Grady. Farmers' Al-
liance vetoed tie measure. Non-Alliance
citizens are highly indignant.
The governor of Martinique La&oppeaUd
for assistance for the people of that un-!
fortunate island. In addition to the War-1
mou's lot of life in the late hurricane,'
whole villages have disappeared, and the
growing crops are almost totally de"
Elaborate ceremonies will signalize the'
opening of the Graud Trunk tunnel un
der the St. Clair river, at Sarnia, Out.,
and Port Huron, Mich., Sept. 19. Presi
dent Harrison, many stntc governors, the
governor general of Canada and many,
other distinguished men will be 'present,1
it is expected.
The Boomer and His Doing.
Arkansas City, Kan., Aug. 28. The
boomers have been moving on the strip in'
large numbers, aid have tnatfe. several at
tempt to start large fires and destroy the
pasturage, bat t he grass, too green'nria
the fires maue little headway. Soma ot,
the cattlemen are becoming alarmed, and 1
are attempting to get their cattle out.
Dea.n of an Ex-Senator.
Worcester, Mass , Aug. 28. Hon. 8.'
C. Pomeroy, eit-L'nited States senator'
from Kansas, died at the residence of.
Mrs. .1. C. Whiten at Whitenville yester
day. He was in the 76th year of hu'age.
Finances of the C, M. and St. P.
XEW Tout. Allr 9S nnnn.l m
Dort of the Sk. Paul rilrnAi1 iuuml vb-
terday, shows gross earnings, $27,504,224;
operating expenses, $3,,500; net earn
ings, f, 137, 73 4. a decrease of tV4,8ou.
A Few More Bonds Extended.
WAsniSGTOv. Antr. 1 At. t.TiB w
business yesterday 22. 909,150 4!tf per cent.
nonas naa oeen preseutea to tue treaeu ij
department for extension
Worried Him Oat or Dollar.
Washington, Aug. 28. A conscience'
contribution of SI from an Unknown'
source was received yas'.erday atthe treas
Chicaoo. Aug. 27
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat - No. t August, opened
$1.06. closed i.W4: Sept ember. opened Sl V&i,
closed $l.t!; lereinber. opened fl.oa, clewed
H.IH14. Corn No. 2 Aogast, opened WHo,
closed 6fic; September, opened SWc, closed
65r; October, opened iflfijc, closed 50To. Oats
No. 2 August, openei and closed Sf4c;;
September, opened S'-, closed 3tAt';; October.1
opened 31c. rioted M4f. Pork September,
opened tl.Si closed iM.3y, Oculer,opcDod
and closed 3W.i; January, op'eued ili.(t
closnd Ijir.l-beptember, opened
$4.05. cliweil SG..
Live stock: Kollowiint were the prices at
the Union stock yards today: UogMiret
Wrong and prires uurhaut:ed: sales rani;4uat
Si2.Vii4.Si HmViM light, J4.3uil4.&i
rough parkioc. t4.BuW-.4u mixed, and $4.tTa
5.9 heavy pat king and shipping lots.
Cattle Market fairly ' active on local and
sbippiDj: account, and prices 6teadr on
all oilier grades; quotations rang5
at fi.ftrie.Sl prime to fancr shluDinar
steers. t4.WftS.HU good to choice do, 4.1o4t.(0
cow, tl.-0Og3.ij0 bulls, and &2.SO&4.73 Teal
Sheep Market rather active, and nrices un
changed; qnitationa ranged at $3.V4.M
westerns, fb.50i5.li natives, and $6.?3eA.tO
Produce: Tattor Fancy separator, 8o per
lb; dairies, fancy, fresh. 15 lsc; pasklsf
stocks, fresh. U$U!4c Eggs Loss off. VL4f .
Vst dos. Live poultry Old oMskens, lftWlft
per lb: spring. 13,c; rooiters. tc; tofkersJ
mixed. 10c: docks, Uc: spring. IO31OV1C. Pota-
toes ait. Louts, early Ohio, 4oiiWo per bu;
Kansas, 8.V34Sc; home grown, 63&T0o per sack,
Minnesota, 4054 5c per bu: choice, 4360c;
sweet potatoes, Baltimore, fUtisj&.Ti Xr bbL
Apples-Gren oooking, flJtiisL5v per bbl: eat
ing, Jl.i.5; fancy, 3.0U. Blackberries
Michigan, fl0Q,;5o per J6-qt case.
New York. Aog. 27.
Wheat No. t red winter cash, tl lJi: do
September, L11; do October ll.liH: do
December, Corq No. t mixed cash,
TSVic; do September, Tto. Oats Dull but
firm: No. 4 4alxed rash. 87ic; to Anguat
STHc; September, 37 stye Neglected. Bar
ley NegUd. Pgrls DuTJ: mess, lM
Lard -Steady; September, fe.; Oc
Uri 1 Stack? Cattle Market ftnn, bntao trl
ln In beTM Irimet beef, sUady; natire
sides; per lb. Sksep ait Lambs Haaop.
firm: lamBV sctirs at a slight adrsnoa; sheep,
HMW pf m lbs; lambs, s.IC7jU0; Hairs
-Market steady; Urs hogV tsJOQClO per IS
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