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ock' Island Daily Argu
rPLt XL. NO. 32.
ROCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, DECEMBER I, .1891.
I Single Copies 5 Cents
I Per Week 18 Cents
Today, Dec. 1, 1891. We. flip nrnnripfnrc rf fho TMxxr T
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:Whc inc iwiiwiii- diinuuncements ana suDmit a lew unvarnished facts:
veeks immense trade closing out the stork of th former T nnHrm rwi;
. . -I O, . vxa '"tm iuilUUli VlWUUUti yKJ Llil JcXLL V ,
, rr j 1 V ucndni Liiiuugn us naving ianen into me nands ol the
henli, and which we were therefore
ermitting the public to share in our great bargains, we are now ready to greet our
. nowever, permit us to sav n wnr.i m ntir tr
o j tw ..(.aitawaaui mc uccui i cute ui bume i me u np easantness and
Okiapie misiaKes aunne our recent arert rush Fnr htan
i , i . . , . "l.vw nv.iv, v,vjiiij.-v,uv.u iu icciv uui uuuii niciiiy uiiicc (.lunns? ine ailer
ons and evenings. And again, we were unable to wait upon the people after they were in
JKcirtui Shrto , 3, 3 wno mMe ors, and ,t anythmg was m,srepresented by them, we will be
We are aware of inconvenience some of
i:?ed to go away u-ithout being waited upon at all. We beg to say in this" connection that we did the best we could under the ciVcum-
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It 10 SaV that Over b26.U(JU Worth Of croons wrp :n1rl in acc t nn fniir uflW mfl nA iUlr ... i .l- r
, -r " , ' . . r . v,v, uiuu v--o umv,, ttnu iino may ci vc an eAuianaiion 01
he work of overcrowded clerical forces. As a matter of fact, m consequence of the great onslaught on our stock, we were oblieed
!ook about for new goods. We have fcund them, and here we are
In Fact Everything New and Better Than Ever.
The new proprietors of the London have taken hold fcr good, and from this day on the
London ClothiDg Company, of Rock Island, will hold its o n as one of the solidest business
houses of the three cities. Nor will the enterprise and liberal method which characterized its re
lations with the piblic in the past be 6tinted in the least.
For the last ten daj-s our buyer has been in the eastern markets with spot cash, and plenty
of it, taking advantage of the lateuess of the season, and has purchased
hi immense line of Overcoats,
An immense line of Suits,
An immense line of Furnishing Goods, Hats, Caps, Etc.,
ai almost his own prices, and as fast as railroads could possibly bring them, and now we are prepared to show without any
hesitation or brag, a line of goods for
THE HOLIDAY TRADE.
ing the Crown Overcoats, all shac
ui in wvercoais worm $10 atnou- eai
-'mng suits worth $20 lor f 14; Suits worm vio ior ouus worm iur ouns worm y ior so. we are selling all
?3.r0 lor $1 50; Pants worth $2 for f 1; Pants worth $1 for 59c; Pantsworth 75c for 45c
orty per cent saved on Boys' and Childre n's Overcoats and buits. orty per cent saved on Furnishing Goods. Forty per cent saved on Hats and
Caps. Jn fact we guarantee a saving of forty per cent on everything bought of the London or will cheerfully refund money.
P. S. We have yet about $12,003 worth of goods of the former stock, odds and ends, to which we will continue to apply the knife until disposed of.
The Parnellite "Whip" Deail.
Loxnex, Deo.. -L The death of Mr. Rich
ard Power, member of parliament for
Waterford City, and well kuown as the
"whip'' of the Parnellite party, which oc
curred Suuday, has been a great shock
not only to the Irish parliamentary par
ty, but also to politicians in general. Mr.
Power suffered from a chill after leaving
a theatre un Xhursday last, and Le rapid
ly succumbed, his strength not being suffi
cient to stand the strain of sickness. His
widow he was only married two weeks
is utterly l.roken down with griej.
The Wreck in South Carolina.
Charleston, Dec. I. Following are
given the names of the victims of the
wreck Saturday night between this city
and Summerton: Killed Mason Parker,
fireman. Injured Thomas Anderson,
baggagemaster, seriously; S. M.Preston,
express messenger, seriously; Victor
Lavergne, passenger, of Charleston, prob
ably fatally; Mrs. Phillips Kahers. pas
senger, Charleston, slightly; Annie Kelly,
Whnt's the Matter with That Eagle.
Omaha. Dec. 1. A special from Dead
wood, fS. D., says: Information reached
this city yesterday that Alderman Treber,
recently arrested at his old home at
Mains, Germany, on the charge of deser-
tion from the German army, his been
wutPucvd to six nioiiihs' ctiujinenient iu
the lll.Klary piiii
The Maverick Itank Open.
Uostox, Dec. 1. The doors of the Mav
erick Nat ional bank were opened yester
dy. and thu bookkeepers delivered re-c:vl-i's
certifieaies to depositors who
have proved their claims, tine hundred
and s-ixty certificates covering the first
proved claims have been signed and near
ly ail issued.
Miyor 1. 1 ant In Ireland.
IK-RUN. Drc. I. Mavor Grant, of Xew
'ork, evidently likes his trin to Ireland.
nd is Mtmrised anil tilenseii hv the evi
dence of thrift which he sees iu the Scotch-
lsh section he js visiting.
Thirty-live Motor Car Kurned.
Sr. Joseph, Mo., Dec 1. The car sheds
r the Union Street Railway company
ere burned early yesterday, together
it u thirty-five electric motor cars. Tha
oss is fro, ooo.
Chicago. Not. 80.
Following were the quotations on the board
of traile to-lay: Wheat November, opened
Wl?c, closed vie; December, opened 81jjc
closed t'IK'c; May, opened and closed 9S?ic
Com November, opened 7'V. close 1 75c; Ie
ccnjbir. opened 6-4c cloed 4tgc; May.
opened closed 4c. Oats November.
oiK-nei S-'c, closed S4c; December, opened
MHic. ol.ised aiic: May. crcned itAic.
closed ."iws'. Tork December, opened $8.10,
clsel, JS.-.'d; Jannary, opened $11.10, closed
fUJfi; May. ortnod $U..VI. elofed $11.57)4.
Lani December, opened $ti.f, closed $&00.
Live Stock lYice at the Union Stock yards
ranged as fnllou: Units Market rather
active on jacking aid shipping account,
but feeling cai-j- and irice about 5c lower:
sales ra:it.-od at i-.:J14tJ pigs, $3.2'x&36u
liKht. ;-V3.7li rousU packing. $3.554.9.1
mixed, and S:i.7."ji"5 heavy packing and
Cattle Market rather active on local and
shipping account, ant price unchanged;
quotations ranced at $.i.i(j,6.a) choice
to extra shipping sleers. J5.1ia5.?
good to choice do, t4.1n,i4.9J fair f Kood, $3.00
(ft. i common to ni! lium do, $.S'Kj4.Sj butch
ers.' steeri.. l.siW-J.fJ sto.kers. $2.(KiCt3.(M
Te.xans. S'.'.t ca4.2"i ranger. $"'.5Ji&i.4U foed-
ers, Sl.-"0a.i cows, il.2ja--.7 bulls, and JSJSi
'hcep-Market rather a.-tiw anl rtri.'.
well iiiaintaine'f: fiuuiations ran! at S3 -
4.7(1 wf-terns, t.T C.'"j.ii natives, and $'3.!K''1i.."'
1'riHliiiv: Kntter Fancy separator, 28c per
lb: dairies, tain , tresh. 2;.'2.V; pn eking stock,
fn-sli. UV. h.'Ztf- fresh candied, loss off.
lUjwiV per lii.-. ic-e hoiw stiwk, IsivijJ likr.
Live poultry-Old hens, tic i'r lit; spring. 7o,
roosters. 4c; mixed turkevs. Kiltkr
ducks, mixed. Sc; geese, $".tM.,i-V.il per doz.
l'otatK'! lloinc grown, 4.uik- iK.r sack: Wis
consin and Michigan, common to fair, 3(1. ;
good to choice. ISiCvfcic per bu: sweet potativ .
Illinois. $2.(rv!.25 per bbl; Jerseys. $2.5I5?.-;
tancy, $.l.((t;i.S. Apples t'ommoa.
L.in per bbl: g mkL $l.75it2 choice to f .
$S.(it2.2."i. t'ranberries-t'iipi t.'oi. .
7.ai tier bbl: SS.il'-ifiiSj per b.ix: Jerss.-.
N':w Vim . .'. .i
Wheat Ni. 2 rvd win.er m!i. s.
cemlier, fl.H:x: January. !. ; ..-
$1.1jS. Coni-N. 2 unxeti cmi. 7
ber, TiO.-; Jauunre. i'1- i -
steady: No. 2 mixed ta-.ii, 4-: !
T4c: January,. av'. Hye vuict i
.-at JUAls'7il.('S'a ler th- who.. rai. .. 11 i
fey Steady; No. 2 Milwaukee. 7.V-. !' ..
Moderately active at u .chiiiii.-e I price-: nut
mess, S1U.7S. Lard -y'licl: Januar,, ii..V.
Uve Mock: t'Htllr-Market firm tor nil
grades at an advance t.f i-k- per 1'W las: poorest
to liest native steers. $ ..Rk. VI ) per 1IJ0 lbs;
hulls and dry cows. 1.40ft3.'i5. i-hp ant
Lauibs shee-,1. lirra; lambs active at an ad
vance of I -or lb: sheep. $t.(KI5.1.' per 10
liis; lamlK. $."..03.:i7-. Hugs Nominally
duK: live hnfs, $3 txw&l.ui rerlivlha.
About Breadmaklng. aflerall. Thevean
tell a 4J4MID RAKlMi lOU IM:lt
without the scientific aid of a tiovern
ment Chemist, a Supreme Analyst, or
tShoutd be tested. Jot aa any other cook
ing material, tr actual Baa. It gives
Better Satisfaction at Half
the Coat of the other kinoa.
Can form aa oplaioa of their own.
Get ecaa of Climax from yoor Grocer
and convince yourself.