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f()Li XL. SO. 34.
ROCK ISLAND, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1891.
I Single Copies 5 Cent.
) Per Week lMtnti
Today, Dec. 1, 1891. we. the nronripfrr; nf th IS
nakethe iollowmg announcements and submit a few unvarnished facts: After four
reeks immense trade closing out the stock of the former London Clothing company
hich we secured at a great bargain th Vincr fallen tritr.ilr lianrlc r
henji, and which we were therefore enabled to dispose of at unheard of low prices,
iinttui puuiiv, oiiai in uui icciL udicinii5, we are now reaay to greet our
nends with an immense new stock of sroods.
i ' p5r us t0 say a word 111 Justice t0 ourselves- w are aware of the occurrence of some little unpleasantness and
o-daWe mistakes during our recent great rush. For instance we were compelled to leck our doors many times during the after
: ana evenings. And again, we were unable to wait upon the people after they were in
Secondly, we necessarily had a number of clerks who made errors, and if any thing was misrepresented by them we will be
of the opportunity to cheerfully rectify the same. : '
We are aware of inconvenience some of our customers have suffered in .consequence of the rush, many as we know beine
:ed to go away without being waited upon at all. We beg to say in this connection that we did the best we could under the ci'rcum-
jirt., nw uiu'iivu i. uuiu natv iuiwii muiL niic man an 11 ic Li 11 cc lilio 1 id v e uj an iiimfif ip Tiif npminmr cur i tiniAc s.nt
?:s:tto say that over $26,000 worth of goods were sold in less than four weeks' time, and this may serve as an explanation of
the work of overcrowded clerical forces. As a matter of fact, in consequence of the great onslaught on our stock we were obliged
look about for new goods. We have found them, and here we are '
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 o vn as one of the solidest business
houses of the three cities. 2s or 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 lias purchased
u immense line of Overcoats,
An immense line ot buits,
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
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the equal of which is not to be found.
selling the genuine Irish Frieze
worth 20, for $12 53. We are
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Forty per cent saved on Boys' and Children's Overcoats and Suits. Forty per cent saved on Furnishing Goods. Forty per cent saved on Hats and
la?s Jn fact we guarantee a saving of forty ptr cent on everything bought of the London or will cheerfully refund money.
e ar- selling the Crown Overcoats, all shades, at $9 7S No one living is selling them for less than 815 WV are
" onii uvercoats worth 510 atspiiou. we are eemug luegeuumo umuuiua uveicuais, iur couar anacuns,
llinff SnHa wnrfh 9n fnr &U.. RnitR worth 15 for S10; Suits worth S12 for $S: Suits worth S9 for 5. We
8.-. we have yet abt 112,003 woxtU of goal! ot tha foraasr etusk, odds and end3, to wiuci will coatiau to apply the knif until disposed ot
There are 9C9.5C6 pupils ia the Pennsyl
vanin public schools.
Dora Pedro, the ex-emperor of Brazil,
hns been attacked by a chill, aud his con
dition causes alarm.
- Henry Clarke, of Josbuatnwn. Conn.,
has wandered away with i4i),iO0 in his
pockets, supposed to he insaue.
Girard Palmer, of Detroit, has a son 10
years old who weighs 190 pounds and a
dnughter of a few years older who weighs
The Chilian government is said to have
been- unofficially notified by the supreme
court that the prosecution of ex-Balma-cedists
The latest figures indicate that the six
men who robbed the 'Frisco express car
near St. Louis Monday night secured la
the neighborhood of 75,000.
The police at KieCF, Russia, have bus
ceeded in closing 153 vodka distilleries
which were in the hands of the Jews, who
conducted them also as drinking shops.
The New York Times has increased Its
price from 2 cents to 3 cents per copy, lu
1ST3 The Times led the movemeut to
charge but 2 cents for morning papers in
Thomas McGrath.a XewYork 6-year-o'd.
pot c.'iupUt in the pokes of a wagon and
whirled round while the wapon was
ra; iiily drawn half u block, lie died
ir.:m his injuries.
Thirteen aliened anarchists were fintd
from flu to JloO each by Justice Wood
man at Chicago. The Cues were suspend
e 1 at the 11 quest of the prosecution, to
p.-vvenc an appeal.
Edward Pinter, an American crook who
swindled people by pretending to turn
me:al into po'd, hs been rearr.-stoJ at
Loudon on auo; her charge of selling bonds
stolen from the Barings in 1SS3.
It is current talk in Xew York that
John C Euo, the defaulting ex-president
of the Kift.li National b.auk, who has been
in Canada for several years past, is nego
tiating an arrangement by which he can
return. ' .
George J. Reis, his wife and three sons,
aged respectively 22, 11 and 7 years, were
mothered to death by the smoke of their
burning home at Datroit. The fire started
in the Reis grocery on the first floor of
I HE MARKETS.
Chicago. Dec 2.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat December, opened
Wttc. closed S9Jc; January, opened 9114c;
cloeed 81Ho: May, opened 974c closed 86;$c.
Corn December, opened and clnaed 4ic,
January, opened and closet 42Htc; May,
opened 4-Tr?, cloet 42!4c Oats December,
opened 31c closed 3IHc; January, opened
, closed 81c; May. opened H-M't, closed
fSHtC. Pork December, opened St-10. closed
8.1.; January,- opened $11.10, closed (11.07H;
May, opened JI1.5J. closed J11.47J4. Lrd
December, opened and closed $6.00.
Life Stock Prices at the Union Stock yards
ranted as follows: llogra Market active
on iiackioK and shipping account, but feeling
rather eay owing to t he large supply; prices
averaged about &z lower; tales ranged at
it.2V3ri.M piss. $3.25i3..V light. t&.lj&.W
rough packing. S3.4d3.A) mixed, and (3.65
a'J henry packing and shipping lots. One
extra drove sold at S1.00.
Cattle Market rather active on local and
shipping account, and prices well main
taiued; good grades in active request
quotations ranged at to.9iQJ).tO choice
to extra shipping steers, J5.26Ji5.SJ
good to choice do. H.iiS.lo fair to good, tioo
common to mniium do. J-t.60iJ4.25 batch
ers' tteer. 1.2.J ftockers. $2.0023.0)
Texans. $2.4 tf,4.ii rangers. $2.501.40 feed
ers, $l.al.&3.3) cows, l.ii2."j bulls, and $2.25
,".25 veal calves
Sheep Market rather ar tive an I prices
well maiutnine 1; tinota'.inn ranged at $3,503
4.70 westerns, i3.-it 5.0.1 natives, and $3.503.26
Prodnce: IJuttcr Fancy separator, 29e per
lb: dairies, fancy, fresh, "StfiZtci packing stock,
fresh, 14il5c. Kggs Fresh candled, loss off,
"4H"(Vic per doz: ice honse tock, lfH218lc.
Live poultry Old hens, tic per lb; spring, c;
roosters, 4c; mixed turkeys, 9310c;
ducks, mixed, 9c; geese, S5.00&S.50 per dot,
l'otatoes Home grown, 4tf50c per sack; Wis
consin and Michign. common to fair, 30c;
good to choice. ;ft$;Wi; per bu: sweet potatoes.
Illinois, $ilK(2.25 pur bbl: Jerteys. $2.50r&i.7J.
fancy, $:l.tX):iii. Apples Common. tl.2.'xS
per bbl; gxxl. $l.;5,t2 iU-. choice to fancy.
$2.rt)isi25. Cranberries Capa Co.1. j 7 bka
S.50 per bbl: $2.'i2 2.25 per box: Jerseys. f0.o
New Ycrk. 1K-c. Z.
Wheat No. S red winter cash. fl.tfiHi; I)e
cember. fl.Olv'g: January. 51.i",4: Martb.
$l.'ri. Corn No. z mixed cntu. 72c: 1 V
oember, !,9c; January. Z4? February, fs'jc.
Oats Dull; No. S mixed tash. V4f(.ilr:
December, 40c: January, :vyi:. Kye Fini:;
western quoted at 1.ik3.1.i7. Hiirley Dul.;
No. - Milwaukee, 7Jc. ror'it--l)ull; dew
mess, Sia'-Od'l.'O. Iird -Meady; January,
6.47; February, $6.57.
Live Stock: Cattle-Tra-iing active at an ad
vance ot 10c per 1 0 lb; ro.rest to best native
tteera, t3.')5S.oj jr 1AJ ton; bulls and dry
cows, f U.Viii 10. Sheep and Lambs. sheet),
steady; lambs, du'.l at a further decline of Vic
per It); sheep. M.X&4.&i per 100 lbs: lambs.
$5.0 (6.11. Hogs-Market steady; live hogs
i.60a4Q,) per 10J lbs.
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