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THERE B NO ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT IN OUR MEN'S DEPARTMENT.
There is no Room for ImproYement in Our Boys' and CMlte's Department
ROCK ISLAND, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1891.
Point With Pride
To our immense line of Fall Overcoats.
To our immense line of Men's Dress Suits.
To our immense line of Men's Business Suits.
To our immense line of Boys' and Children's Clothing
THE LOWEST PRICES YET NAMED FOR EQUAL VALUES.
Never have better goods been shown.
Never have greater varieties been Shown.
Never have prices been so low.
Every department full of new novelties.
Rich in quality, all the leading styles, plenty of them
3 - Piece Suits
Children's Double-Breasted Suits
Children's Nobby Kilt
Nobby Ties, No End to Them.
Children's Fine Overcoats
Potter, White and Bailer, the big Bea
ton shoe bouse, has failed. The liabilities
are very heavy.
Una thousand striking iron mill men re
turned to their work at Bridgeport, Ohio,
afier being out tea weeks.
The ship Dennis, sailing from New
York to San Francisco, foundered near
Cajve Horn. Her ere-was resound.
In au interview Senator Cullom says
the Democrats are now paving the way
to dropping the free silver coinage issue.
A collision on the Pittsburg and West
ern railroad resulted in tuo death of two
persons. Several others were seriously
Mrs. Zerelda Wallace, the mother of
General Lew Wallace, is lying iu a crit
ical condition at Shannon, a station near
Frank Madden, employed in Swift &
Co.'s packing house, at Chicago, was ac
cidentally caught in the machinery of the
elevator and instantly killed.
A dead body was found hanging to a
tree near Fish Trap bridge, four milei
from Troy, Ala , yesterday afternoon. All
that is known is that the man was a
Five hundred thousand dollars were
taken from the Bank of England Thurs
day for shipment to this country. The
bank advanced i:s rate of discount to 3
The census bureau puts the mortgaged
indebtedness of Kansas at 14.36 per cent,
of the true valuation. Three-fourths of
this indebtedness was incurred for pur
chase niuuty and improvements.
The crew of the ship Jenny Lind, which
ha arrived nt Plymouth, Kugland, from
Martinique, tell a vivid story of the hor
rors of the Martinique tornado. They re
port that 300 persons were killed and 1,XK)
The sealing schooner Ocean Belle has
arrived at Victoria. B. C, from the north
with 1,200 skins. She was warned out of
Uebring sea iu Juue and went to the
Russian coast where the skins were ob
tained. fifty grain vessels are lying at Ham
burg waitiug for an opportunity to dis
charge their cargoes. The stevedores are
utterly unable to cope with the daily in
creasing arrivals and a more extensive
service is being organized.
MR. SCOTT'S FUNERAL.
The Kent ai ns of tbe Late Millionaire
Placed in a 150,000 Vault.
PlTTSBruii, Sept Ui. A special to The
Times from Erie, Pa., says: Long before
the hour announced for the funeral of the
late William L. Scott yesterday after
noon, a large throng had assembled near
the, Scott residence completely blocking
the street for two blocks in every direc
tion. After the services at the residence
the remains were borne to the Erie cem
etery and Ceposited in the new Scott
vault which has just been completed at a
cost of $50.(-C0. Among the distinguished
visitors at the funeral were ex-President
Cleveland, Daniel Lamont, Governor Pat
tisonand Adjutant General McClelland.
The Cowardly Woman Killer.
ToPE K A, Kan., -. Sept. !'5. About 8
o'clock yesterday morning as Miss Kate
Ilalloran, a compositor on The Capito!,
was on her way home she was shot by
Elijah Watt, a printer, who was lying in
wait for her. Watt fled, running about a
square aud then placing the revolver to
his head blew out his brains, dying In
atantly. Several weeks ago Watt asked
Miss Halloran to marry him and she le
f used. Miss Halloran is probably fatally
British Keginients for Canada.
Quebec, Sept. 25. It is reported here
that several British regiments are coming
to Canada to be stationed at Halifax,
Quebec aud Vancouver. This new move
is said to be made with the object of
establishing transportation depots at
different poiuts along Canada's short
oute to India.
Chicago, Sept 24.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat No. 2 September,
opened flfHc closed KV(ic; December, opened
9Hc; closed year, opened 85, closed
SSVjc. Corn No. 2 September, opened iS'UiC,
closed 19c: October, opened 4fijc, closed tVc;
year, opened ?&c, closed 42Hc Oats No. 2
September, opened . closed ic: Oc
tober, opened and closed SHio; May, opened
closed 3wHc. Pork October, opened
Slu.Ua, closed $3.9LrVa: December, opened
$11X0. closed $10.20; January, opened f 12.57H,
closed Lard October, opened $i.STH,
Live stock Following were the prices at
the Union Stock yards today: Hogs Market
rather active on packing and shipping account:
best grades mixed and heavy lota about 6o
higher: others unchanged: sales ranged at
$im,f!.-i plirs, $.2V5.30 light $4.9&
4.S0 roiiKh parking, $4.45(5.55 mixed, and '
S4.S.V"jo.8J heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market moderately active on local
and sbippinz account, and prices fairly well
supported; quotations ranged at 5.9036.25
prime to shipping steers. $1.603.90 good to
fancy do, S3..7tti4.4J common to fair do,
E3.DOS4.4H, butchers' steer, $2.82.80 stock
era, ta.aia.3.m Texans, t2.9u&4.K) rangers,
ta.00Q3.4U feeders. il.EUg3.50 cows, SL5US&00
bulla, and ifc"5.(0 veal calves. .
Sheep-Market fairly active and prices
unchanged; quotations ranged at S3.50&4JI5
western, J3.Suil4.75 natives, and t3.UJQ4.50
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, too per
lb; dairies, fancy, freh,l&ajc: packing stocks,
fresh. 12c. Eggs Loss off, lTo per doa. Lire
poultry Old chickens, 10c per lb; spring, UWo:
roosters. Styptic; turkeys, mixed, 10s; dncka,
taHc; spring, 10S.104C Potatoes Home
grown, 5ain5S per sack; Wisconsin and Michi
gan, fair to choice, 253-35 per bu; sweet pota
toes, Baltimore, $2.0oa2.35 per bbl; Jerseys
S&2533.S0. Apples Green cooking, TScSLOO
per bbl: eating, tL253AO0.
New Tore, Sept. 24.
Wheat So. i red winter cash, fLOt;
do October, $1.04; do December. $1.07. Corn
No. 2 mixed cash. 60;; do October. STHc;
do December, Ktfic. Outs Qukt; No. 8 .
mixed cash, 81Q32c; do October, Jt?Wc.
Rye Steady and unchanged. Barley Ua
changed. Pork Moderately active and strong;
new mess, tl2.J"2. 12.50. Lard Steady: Octo
ber, I7.UH December. f7.2.
Livestock: Cattle Dressed beef firm at
(4234 per lb for rati ve steers. Sheep and
lambs Market active, but not quotably high
er; sheep, IS.OCK5t5.50 per 100 lbs; lambs, 4Jxj&
6.00; dressed mntton. steady. 78j4o. Bogs
Market lower at t5.luR5.M0 per 109 lbs.
Peach ice cream made from fresh Vpa
peaches at Krell & Math's.