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OCR ISLAND DAILY BMGV
VOL. XL. KO. 33
Single Conies 5 Cents
Per Week 1 3 Cents
Today, Dec. 1. 1891.
nake tne toliowinof announcements and snhrm. fow nnmrn;
reeub nnmeube irdae closing out the stock of the former London Clothing company
rtucn we secured at a exeat ha
" .jr J i i , " vvv&i no uuvuig lantu iulu mc llctllUb Ul Lilt:
jhenlf, and which we were therefore enabled to dispose of at unheard of low prices,
iarmi inner fnc nun ip tr chor- , 1. t , . . f
uuui.ijs ti,uuiiv, w onaiL iu uui gieca uargains, we are now ready to ereet our
r:ii however, permit us to say a word in justice to ourselves. ' We are aware of the occurrence of some little unpleasantness and
- h'v-S di1,l;'?L-r recent great rf Fr stance we were compelled to leck our doors manv tos du ring " e after-
i,rs ; nJ oven mips. And nrrnm v wrp nmW in um f immi j c UIC1
JfZtZXWit Wh m,de -rors, and if anything xvas misrepresented by them, we will" be
We are aware of inconvenience some of our customers have suffered in consequence of the rush, many as we know beine
- to eo awav without beincr waited nnnn n Wp hpr cr i,;c u " . . ; . , . jc : UC1I,
j - . , . - ,g . ,1 "v v '-'-s in iino uiiuv,ciiuii umi wc uiu me uesi we couiu unaer ine circum--Jtw0
havetakren m2re clerks an all the three cities have to accommodate the demand a S times sS
a bit to say that over b26,000Avprth of goods w less than four weeks' time, and this may serve as an explanation of
s the work of overcrowded clerical forces. As a matter of fact, in consequence of the great onslaught on our stock, we were obi ged
dooK about tor new goods. We have found them, and here we are
' New Capital
In Fact Everything New and Better Than Ever.
The new proprietors of the London have taken hold for good, and from this day on the
London Clothing Company, of Rock Island, will hold its on as one of the solidest business
honses of the three c ities. Nor will the enterprise and liberal method which characterized its re
lations with the public in the past be stinted in the least.
For the last ten days our buyer has been in the eastern markets with spot cash, and plenty
of it, taking advantage of the lateness of the season, and has purchased
An immense line of Overqoats,
An immense line oi Suits,
An immense line of Furnishing Goods, Hats, Caps, Etc.,
at 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,
the equal of which is not to be found.
J'e are selling the Crown Overcoats, all shades, at $9 78 No one living is selling them for less than $15 We are selling the eenuine Irish Vr7
o:oi;m Overcoats worth $18 at $11 CO. We are selling the genuine Chinchilla Storm Overcoats, fur collar andcuffa worth 20 for i 2 nn w
1 ins Suits worth $20 for $14; Suits worth $15 for $10; Suits worth $12 for $8; Suits worth $9 for $5. We are soiling Jl wliants worth
3-0 lor l 50; Pants worth $2 for $1; Pants worth $1 for 59c; Pantsworth 75c for 45c h 0 pancs wortli u 50 to
Forty per cent saved ou Boys' and Children'a Overcoats and Suits. Forty per cent saved on Furnishing Goods. Forty rjer cent saved nn tTit ami
apa. Jn fact we guarantee a saving of forty per cent on everything bought of the London or will cheerfully refund money.
P. S.-'.Ve hava yet ab,at $12,000 woxiix of oU oi Uw tor stock,' odd4 aid to wluoli t will coatiuae to apply tlio knxh unUl diapo! of.
Mr. Spurgeon writes from Italy that hU
health is still in a very precarious State.
The corporate existence of the First Na
tional bank of Shelby, O., has been ex
tended to Jun. 12, iwi
Southern Paciflu employes threaten a
general strike unless their demand for in
creased wages is granted.
The sinking of the Anchor Line pro
peller Philadelphia off Uar Point, in the
Detroit river, is reported.
The United Textile Factory Workero'
association of Great Britain has peti
tioned parliament to remonetize silver.
Nine men working on a bridge at
Helena, Mont., were carried down by the
collapse of the structure and three were
The actual loss by fire of the Chicago
Arc Light and Power company was only"
$75,000, instead of fcXKJ.OuO, as at first re
ported. Advices from Pekin state that the
rebel forces have defeated the imperial
trooos and are now marching on the city
Lake Michigan is lower than at any pre
vious time in its history, and the Chicago
pumping works are unable to get a full
supply of water.
The children's department of the Con
vent of Our Lady of Mercy at Xewburgh,
N. Y., was totaliy destroyed by fire, 'lae
iuiuutea escaped without injury.
Frank Howard nud Charles C. Macknb
Llu, two young club men of Baltimore,
re K'Jiug to walk from the "Monumental
Ci!" to Philadelphia on a wager.
Somebody at Daytou, O., robbed two
Kotnau Catholic priests of over fUOO which
they had collected for mission schoo1 and
orphan asylum purposes in Mesopotamia.
A Holocaust at Ketrnlt.
Detkoit, Dec. a. Ic is reported th; t
live persons have been burned to death ia
a lira which was discovered in a private
house at Catherine and Orleans streets
this morning. Their names have not
Fire Make 150 HamU Idle.
Sterling. Ills., Dec. 2. The Spies
works, cover half a block of giound aid
employing 150 hands, were burned ast
evening. Loss, 100,000; insurauce, $30 -mm.
Chicago. Dec. L
Fullwinir were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat December, opened
VI! 4i closed Vj?c; January, openai o
closed VC'ir. May. opened VH", closed VTir''
Corn December, opened 4ti4c closed 46o.
January, opened 4:$ close 42J4o; May,
opened 4iSg ilo-cd 4i?40. Oat s -December
oprne t and closed 3l4c; January, opened
. closed 31Vc; May, oiened iL?!:, closed
r.-. Tori December, opened J8.15, closed,
fji.lti; January, opened $11.15, closed $11.12l;
May, opened (I1.K.V. closed Jll.M1. Lard
1 leccmber, opened Jt'.lW, closed $5.9'&
Live SfK-k I'i irci at tlie Union Stock yards
ranced as follow: Hogs Market active;
packrra and ehipper buyiiifr: light grades
sna-ly; other tirades 5." lower, rales ranged at
Ji:iA3.4U pins, S:l.:ua3t) light, ja!0315
rough parking. s:i.Vg.:.imixed. and (3.70
:t Ui heavy packing and thipping Jots. ,
Cattle Market rather active 6n local and
shipping account, and prirc3 well main
tained, esec-iB!ly on the better qnaliUK
quotationt ranged at J.').a.3i choice
to extra chipping steers, S5.20&S.85
gtMid to choice do. f 4.2Vgt.l!i fair to good, 3.00
X(4.iKI common to me iiuin do, f:).0O4.5 butch
m' Fteers, fl.SnittJ tto.kers, $2.0023.00
Texans. $i44,4.2"i rang-r. $2.saa3 40 feed
ers. SUtr&iM cow s, $ 1.251 ;.i bulls, and $J.X'
tt"i.-5 veal calves
Mitep-Murk'a r.it'ii-r aUive anl prices
weil niaintaiue I: quotations ranged at $3 80
4.T0 wtfttrns, i-VntiM nativin, and $3.503o.:2
rrotlure: Hutter Fancy eparator, 29c per
lb; dairies, lam y, freoh, XKiSSkz parking stock,
f rcsli. 1 4'-! I V. KKgsKrreh candled, loss off,
i)fiCSic tKTdor.; ice hemve Mock, JftCilBitje.
Live poultry Old hensvc lr lb; spring. 7e;
mooters, 4-; mixed turkey. ftftllte;
duiks. mixed, c; geese, per doK.
Potatoes Home grown, 40a0c per sack; Wis
onoin aud Michigan, comuioa to fair. 30c;
good to choice, 3V(.;16: iwr hit: sweet potatoes.
Illinois, S-'.Otlft.'.IS per bbl; Jrraeyg. $i.6ina2.75.
fancy, $o.ottv(.. A p;ii-s Common, tl.V
l.So per bbl; g hkI. $l.;..tl: ch'rire to fancy.
$2.nutt&2V Cranberries Cpe Co.l, t7ftii!(
tt..itl per bbl; tiOiH&iJS ptr box: Jerseys, f.0(
Nf.w Yoiik. Dec. 1.
Wheat Xo. t red w inrer cash. l.'iit: I e
rmlier, Sl.a.; January, l.':i h'ci-ury,
$1.18. Corn No. 2 unxnt ciihb. ;47V; De
cember, tile; January. .V;, -; t'ebruary. Mtc.
t)ats Uuiet: No. S mixed iiu-h, 4'Ha-llc:
December. 4of-4 : Jaininry, .r. Kye- gnict
but steady at $!.HYU.i7 fur tli w hole raniro.
Barley Firm: No. 2 .Milwaukee, ;3c. l'ork
Dull and unsettleJ new mm. Jl'Ut'fUl.iO.
Lard -Quiet: December, $7.:tH; January, tft-.te
Live titoik: Cattle-Market firm, but no
trading in beeves: dretsed beef, steady: na
tive side. 7a!c per lb.- Sheep and Lambs
bheep. vteadr: lambs, dull and lower;
sheep. 4.on&6.0j ir 1(0 lbs: lambs. $&.250ft.i.
Uogs-Msrket steady; live hogs, itoi.oj '
lr 100 lbs.
About RnwUiinktiiL:. Mfiir U. Tlicv run
tell a aMl RAKIMi l0VIKR
without the iwieuttllf- ntil tf m iiovrm
mnt fhemWt. tuprvmo AnKlt-Kt, or
Pbould ba tested. Just a any other cook- ,
Ing material, by actual use. It gives
Better Satlsfactlbn t Half
th Cost of the other kinua.
Can form an opinioa of their own.
S fan nf Clhsias from yonr Orvoet
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