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Rock Island daily Argus. (Rock Island, Ill.) 1886-1893, June 26, 1891, Image 1

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ockIsl and Daily Argus;
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All Light Colored and Light Weight Clothing will be SLAUGHTERED '
$4.00 Suits go for
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The Red Cloud (Neb.) National bank U
reported to be embarrassed.
Fire in the city stables at Philadelphia
caused the death of fully 100 horses.
Frederick Brokaw, of New York, lost
his life Wednesday in an attempt to save
j three girls from drowning.
, The failure of JJohn R van's Sons-, of Bos
ton, is reported. The liabilities are placed
at $1,000,1X10, assets at $.590,000.
Three hundred employes of the Bloom
ington, Ills., brickyards are on a strike
for an increase of 5 to 10 cents a thousand.
Henry Weheily, found guilty of the
murder of James Booth at Postboy, O..
has been denied a new trial and sentenced
to be banged Oct. 1(5.
The investigation of trespasses upon tim
ber lands in Wisconsin shows that millions
of feet of lumber have been stolen during
the last dozen years.
One effect of the cigar makers' strike at
Chicago is to drive the manufacturers out
of town. One has already left, and others
are preparing to go.
Two hundred and fifty-four students
were graduated frorA the different de
partments of the Northwestern univer
sity at Evanston, Ills., Thursday.
Several hundred men at the Pioneer Iron
furnaces, at Pottsville, Pa., have struck
because the owners of the plant refused to
pay them according to the Pittsbu: ; scale.
The plant louse is doing great damage
to the growing wheat in Hillsdale county,
Mich., and in Mason county, Ills., the
army worm is playing sad havoc with the
A London dispatch says the friends of
Mr. Gladstone are alarmed' at the state of
bis health. It seems evideut that the
"grand old man'' is nearing the close of
his career.
A plan for the escape of the convicts in
the California peuiteutiary at Saa Qtien
tin, Cal., has been discovered. Arms,
ammunition and citizens' clothes in large
quantities were found concealed in and
about the prison.
Governor Fifer has removed J. W. Vance
from the position of adjutant general of
the Illinois National Guard, and appointed
eneral J. N. Reece to that position.
Vance had been adjutant general for seven
A company has been organized to work
the alleged gold mine near Danville, Ills.'
A man at Canton, O., has, he claims,
discovered a means of making rain, fall
wherever and whenever be chooses.
The diploma of a student at Yale named
Ermentrout was seized by a creditor who
had a billiard bill against him of $15. He
will now settle the bill.
The Mazomanie Milling company and
Bronson, Draper & Co., bankers, at Mazo
manie, Wis., failed Thursday. Liabilities,
$!0,000j assets, about the same.
The great English preacher, Spurgeon.
is seriously ill.
Cornelius A. King, agent of the H inch
el iffe Brewing company, of Paterson, N.
J., is charged with a shortage of ?22,00t.
An Injury to Wheat.
St. Paul, June 20. The unprecedent
ed rains of the List three weeks have
s'arted a new weed known as pepper grass
in many North Dakota counties in the
I-ie I River valley, and it has already be
come so rank that many fields of wheat
will not be worth cutting. The weed
grows so much more rapidly than the
wheat that it chokes out the cereal
Had Water I the Cause.
PnoviDEX.-R, R. I.. June 20. Typoid
fever is raging at Valley Falls, six miles
north of hare. Thirtv-six persons are
down withthe disease. The cause of the
epidemic has been traced to a contami
nated well.
The Alleged Indian Troubles.
Wasiiixgton. June 06. No informa
tion in regard to the Indian trouble in
Arizona was received at the war depart
ment yesterday and it is generally be
lieved here that no uprising of anv conse
quence has takeu place. Little is known
of the Areiba Indians, as they have been a
very quiet and peaceabletribe, giving the
government little or no trouble. General
McCook has been telegraphed to take any
steps necessary to prevent an uprising.
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Quotations on the board of t radii ttvian
ranged :vs fuP.ows: Wheat No. 2 July,
opened lei1,, l.xM Klc; September, opened
trv. closed t1!,,-; Ieremtier, opened 8Sc,
cla-cl fcfr. 'orn No. 2 June, opened 56Vc,
closed iTe: .Inly, opened 5."'ir. closed 54-
ptmber. 6'ned t''-z. closed SftUn. Ojtt
No. 2 July, opened :"c, closed 3-iie; An
gus;, rtwned :Wc. closed SOKe; September.
otene-l :''", r!n-t-l - . Pork June, opened
$ .'.., cloei T"i; Ju'.y. opened $10.00, closed
S9.HY. Septeiulwr. onened SlO-i". i-ln
JiO.cTi;. Lard Juue, oi-eued SC.U2W. closed
Live stock Following were the nrioes at t.
Union st.k y.irds to-ilav: IIimts MarVnt '
opened only moderately active and feeling
rather weak: prices without material cliuw.
sales ranped at SiG.S4.J pics. S4.3Urai4.tiu
hcht, J t.Kiffl 4.35 much naeklnir. I19V!UIM
mixed, and 4.403,4.00 heavy packing and
shipping lots.
Cattle Market moderatelv nntivA rn
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and BUiUDine account, and nrire fnirtv mil
supported; quotations ranged at $5.60
fi.31 choice to fancy shipping steers, $4.90r
5.50 good to choice do, S4.30jt4.80 common to
fair rin. Stt 7f.l IS rmthra Avm r.i
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etockers, $2.;&S4.W) Texans, $3.40&4.3 feeders, .
i.j.w.i.uu cuhs, f i..j.oo duus, ana
veal calves.
fihepn AfrVr. mnilHt.l :. i :
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rather easy and prices favor buyers; qaota-
nuos raueu ai 5.j.:H!S4.,3 westerns, $V&5.00
natives, and (5.50i60 lambs. 1
per lb; dairies, fancy, fresh, 1415c; pi-nVig
biuuks, HOIU, ivvystllc. r-KK LiOhS Oil, 14-tjC
perdoz. Live poultry Old chickens, lOaiOHo
Tier lh: Kririnir. ISrVr'! c- wwt.M
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ndxed, S9e; ducks, 8?yc. Potatoes Hebron.
uwr3,I.ttj; Burbanksrjl.laraiO; mixed, 80c
$1.00; New Orleans, $4.0U5J45 per brh Straw
berriesMichigan, KX&fSa per 24-qt case,
llaspberriea Red, fl.duQliS per 24-it. case
black, $1.502.00 per 24-qt. case.
New York.
New York, June 25.
2 red winter cash. $1.07K; do
do August, H4c; do Septem
December, 98Jc. Corn No. S
July, S1.02H;
ber, 97V4C do
mixed cash.
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September, 68?sc. Oats Quiet but steady;
No. 2 mixed cash, c: do July. 3Jc; do
Angust, 35o. Rye NomlnaL Barley
Nominal. Pork Doll; mess, $12.00126 for
new. . Lard-Quiet; July, $9.28; Aurust, $6.14.
Live Stock: Cattle Market firm, but no
trading tn beeves; dressed beet, steady; native
sides, t4&9Hc per lb. Sheep and Lambe
Sheep Arm: lambs dull; sheep, $4JBt&&JE per
100 lbs; lambs. $S.oa8.00. Hoe NomlnallT
toady; live hogs, $4.30Q&25 per 100 lbs.
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