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Island Daily Argus;
XXXIX. XO. 294
KOCK ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1891.
Single Copies 5 Coats
Per Week 13 Oat a.
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AN EFFECT OF THE QUAKE.
A Subterranean Lake In Illiuoli Dralaa
of Its Water.
WAVERLT, Ills., fcept. 30 Seventeen
miles south west of this city lies a small
Ktreaui called Panther Creek. On this
stream are several large caves. During
the earthquake on Saturday night crah
after crash was heaid to re-omul from the
larger cave, and on investigation it was
found that numbers of large fissures in
the rocks had appeared. Masses of stone
fell from the ceiling and a small subter
ranean lake covering almost half an acre
has entirely disappeared. In the bottom
of the former lake are a large Dumber of
fissures. A strong smell of burning sul
phur pervades the cave. It is being
visited by throngs of people.
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 Clothin
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
THERE IS NO ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT IN OUR MEN'S DEPARTMENT
There is no Boom for ImproYement in Onr Boys' anfl Children's Department.
Children's 3-Piece Suits
Children's Double-Breasted Suits
Children's Nobby Kilt Suits
Children's Fine OiflirnatQ
Nobby B!ats, Nobby Ties, No End to Them.
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The Rock Hiver (Illinois) Methodist
conference yesterday adopted resolutions
Indorsing tha public school system of education.
A revolt was precipitated in the repub
lic of Guatemala on the national holiday
by the appointment of the orators by
President Barillas. Five hundred per
sons were killed before quiet was re
stored. This news was brought br a man
who left Guatemala Sept. 14. The na
tional holiday was the 15th; there is
telegraphic communication with th. out
er world; the daily newspapers have been
rpci'ivea regularly and do not mention the
matter. Looks like a fake.
The Democrats of Massachusetts have
renominated Governor Kuhsell. The con
vention adopted a resolution opposing
the free coinage of silver.
Rev. Lewis Meredith, a well-known
Methodist preacher, died at Oak Park, a
The 17-year-old daughter of a Mascou
tah (Ills.) farmer mysteriouslr disap
peared from her home on her birthday.
Xo trace of her can be found.
A race war is imminent in Lee countv.
Tenn. Several negroes have been killed
Idaho Indians are making trouble and
settlers have called for protection. Troops
may De oraered out.
Dr. J. H. Smith, one of the most promi
nent physicians of Shiawassa countv.
Mich., drank strychuine instead of whis
ky and will die.
James II. Gondiu. 02 years old, at one
time a wealthy lawyer of Richmond. Va..
died in poverty in the workhouse on
iiiackwell's island, New York.
Penningtoa's -air ship." which was at
the St. Louis fair grounds awaiting one
its numerous "trial trips," has been blown
away by a windstorm and cannot be
Ex-Senator J. D. Howavd. of Duluth. a
millionaire pioneer, died recently and his
will cuts off his sou Edward with f WO be
cause he plays poker. He also cut off hU
daughter, Mrs. t. C Gilbert with t0
because she married contrary to hia
That roystering Justice of the Peace Ganz
horn, of Kansas City, got drunk and went
to sleep on the street, and some practical
jokers so mutilated his flowing whiskers '
that be was compelled to have them -shaved
Oscar McGinn, of Lima, O.. was beating
his aged mother when James O'Connor
interfered and stabbed the brute fatally.
John Dressel, a German shoemaker.
died at Xew Orleans of the worst form of
leprosy. He had been in this country
fifteen years, but was only attacked with
the disease three years ago.
In the nine months of the year 189l3ust
closed the failures in the United States
number 8,838, with liabilities of 1130.000.-
000, as compared with 7,541 failures and
(IUO.000,000 of liabilities for the same
period of 890.
Tramp S, a trotting horse, fell dead at
the conclusion of a race at the Colorado
state fair. His record was 2:31, and his
owner had recently refused $10,000 for
Michael Davltt Still at Chicago.
Chicago, Sept. 3a The fact that
Michael Davitt possesses a limited ticket
to Xe;v York does not seem to hurry him
out of Chicago, as he was here yesterday.
When shown the manifesto of the Confed
erated Irish societies in 'Which he comes
in for a severe "roastin g" and asked to make
a statement, said: "Those fellows are not
worth noticing. I have nothing to say."
It looks like Davitt would be here long
enough to attend the Irish convention.
Time on the GarBeld Park Trark.
Chicago, Sept. 30. Following are the
horses which took the stakes at Garfield
park yesterday: Little Midget, $ mile,
l:l:-;; Roy M, mile, 1:04; Quotation,
9i furlongs, 2:01?i; Longlight, 1 miles,
l:ofi,Y; Wrestler, Jt' mile, 1:15; Katie J,
Chicago. BapL 2s.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat No. 2 September,
opened 9VA-. closed 9014c; December, owned
inn closed 74c; year, opened 8Hc closed
corn-no. z September, opened &34s.
closed C3Hc; October, opened ilHc cloeed Wc;
rear, opened 44c, closed 444c Oats-No. t
Beptember, opened and cloeed Bfr.: Oc
tober, opened and cloeed Ho: Mat. eaened
?c. closed aic. Pork-October, opeaed
I10.U2H. closed SiaUH; December, opened
10.32, closed UO.eu; January, opeaed
lSOttt. cloeed 12.7U Wd -October, opened
0.06, closed 1.7ZH-
Produce: Batter Fancy separator, 5c per
lb; dairies, fancy, freak, WifcJc; peeking stocks
fresh, 12c Eggs Loss off, l"o per das. Live
poultry Old chickens, 10c per lb; spring, llfcfo
roosters, W6c; turkeys, mixed, 10c; ducks,
34c; spring, 10Q.10Hc. Potatoes Home
grown, Stjite per sack; Wisconsin and Michi
gan, fair to choice, per bm sweet pota
toes. Baltimore, S2.UJfe2.2e per bbl; Jerseys
ajQ3JtL Apples-Green cooking, JJoaLUO
per bbl; eating, tL26t.Uu.
New York, Sept. 2.
Wheat No. 2 red winter rash, tUfll;
da October. $L0H: do December, Sl.MH
Coru No. 2 mixed cash, 63c; do October,
AlKc; do December, .Vt44c. Oate Firm; N.
2 mixed cash, i3c; do October, &Ha. Rye
Unchanged; SlQSIc western; tBMe state.
Barley Dull; :3474c for No. 2 Milwaukee.
Pork Quiet; new mess. SU.T5CJ12.i6. Lard
Steady; October, $7.08; December. 17.10.
Live Btock: Cattle No trading; feeling
firmer; dressed beet, steady; native sides, SHO
He per lb. (sheep aai lasnhe Market Arm;
sheep, 4.0Cs5.x6 per 101 lbs; Umbs.tATfas.eCL
Hege-Kemauelly steady; .lire bags, t4.jiju
Lemoa ic cream at Ere 11 & Math's.