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ock Island Daily. Argu ' 1 T0. 237 ROCK ISLAND, SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1S91. Single Copies 6Oent Per Week ISM Cents Mi ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. The Oshkosh Gup. club wfl! hold a tour 1 -:- If rv nament Aug. 21, 23 and 2-J. The Columbia Oil company, of Chicago, has failed. Liabilities, $.7j0,G0i. Th People's part y has now organized .TO in sixty-nine of the eigbty-eiijbt counties in Oho. The mother of General John A. Raw lins died at her home in Galena, Ills.. Tl 1.. - -1 . froLXXXlX. We have assumed the position as "Leaders," and not even the Lion turned loose from his den would make us flinch an inch from that position. Just to have IT And will throw in enough $10.00 and $12.00 suits to make competitors of the tri-cities exclaim and stare in amazement andl'ask "O, where did you get that suit?" Of THE LONDON, of course, the only Bargain House of the tri-cities. i $s&m It vou intend paving $10.00 or $12.00 for a suit, may be we can suit you for $.00. Come and see. This may seem redicu- ious, but vou try it and if you are not too fastidious and don't want the earth with a fence around it We will Suit You for Five Dollars. We intend selling every dollar's worth of our Summer Clothing this season. They Must Go! Our Neglige Shirts Must Go! Our Underwear Must Go! Our Straw Hats Must Go! Our large stock of Children's clothing will go, for prices cut in half will make them go: If you are wise, tage of this great clearing sale. We Must e intend bringing a stock of goods this fall to Rock Island that you will talk about in your sleep, and make the Clothiers of -uties nave the nightmare" all next winter. If you look for Bargains in all departments this month you'll not be disapponted at a little fun and make things hum, SUIT oik have the Room for our FALL London The People's Protectors and Money Savers, Rock Clothing we will start the ball with a and WINTER Company. SALE you will take advan- , Stock. Island, Ills. Premier Mercier,' of Quebec, says the day is not far distaut when there will be reciprocity between the United States and Canada. ; v The president of the Maine Pharmaceu tical association in his annual address s-iid that prohibititiou in Maine was a complete failure. Colonel William II. Merritt, of Des Moines, died Tuesday morning at Cedar Rapids. He was prominent in Democratic political cirJ?s in Iowa Evidence has been brought to light showing Tom Williamson, under sen tence to be hanged at Sedalia, Mo., on Aug. 21 to be innocent. ; , Charles M. Oxburn was hanged, at At- . lanta, Ga., and among those asking for tickets to witness the execution were the children of the man be murdered. . Sombody covered the floor ot the ball room of the Union County Country club, at Plainfleld, X. Y., with red pepper, acd when the dance began it is unnecessary' t o state the result. Dispatches from Emmetsburg, la., sa; that a fatal and rapidly-spreading disease is decimating the caul in that vicinity. Judge Coxe, of the circuit court at New York, has rendered a decision upholding the validity of Charles F. Brash's storage battery patent. The decision is worth millions to the patentee. Lightning struck the county jail at Hartford, Conn., and filled the corridors with the electric fluid. In an instant nearly every prisoner was on his knees praying, something that none of them had done in all probability, at least since they were children. Four persons were killed and six in jured by a collision on the Denver and Kio Grande railroad, near Carlile, Colo. The killed were: George A. Ardell, engin eer; A. ii. Parns, conductor; C. M. Cole, express messenger, and an unknown tramp. A French fleet is in ,the harbor at Cronstadt, Russia, and the Russian authorities are "laying themselves out" to do honor to the officers of the fleet. This is said by the wise-acres to be a sort of reply or defiance to the recent enthusiastic reception of Kaiser Billy iu England. The treasury surplus yesterday aggre gates S4.173,U7, of which amount fcB,- 0J4.391 was iu depository banks and fll,- 44,3o3 was subsidiary silver. The president has pardoned Levi Gains, of Illinois, serving a sentence of one year iu Chester penitentiary for violating the ' pension laws. The famous trials of the New Orleans jury bribers are drawing to a close. O'Malley's case will come up in a few days. Most of the alleged bribers have been acquitted. Lightning Kills Two Men. Greenville, IU.., July 25. Albert Hampton, a son of Rev. J. A. Hampton, and William Ewing. both young married . men, sought shelter under a tree from a storm, where they were struck by light ning and killed. Visitors to the President. Cape Mat, N. 'J., July 25. Secretary Foster waswith the president the lurger part of yesteraay. United States Senator Plumb, of Kansas, spent several hours with the president, the senator leaving by the atternoou train. The Lords and the Kducation Bill. London, July 25. The education bill passed its third readiug iu the house of lords yesterday afternoon. THE MARKETS. Chicago. Chicago, July 24. Following were the auotatious on the board of trade today: Wheat No. "5 July, opened 8W$c, closed 8fic; August, opened and clon?d SBjc: September, opened acd closed 8614c. Corn No. July, opened &c, closed (.4c; August, opened OCI3C, closed stftfec; Septem ber, opened Htir, closd Mlc. Oats No. 2 July, opened :-. closed 35ic; August, opened STtc closed 27fjc; September, opened 27c, closed ;.:ic Pork July, ojiened and closed SllJih. September, iened and closed $11.40; October, opened $11. 17V closed (1L45. Lard N July, opened SCSIi. closed $8.57)4. Live stock Following were the price at the Union block yards to-day: Hogs Market moderately active on packing and shipping account, and best grades steady, but other qualities about 5c lower; sales ranged at$&5u pigs, J4.HU.i5.tfl light, $4.0034.95 rough packing, $4.s.Vf'-V) mixed, and S3.0035.tW heavy packing and shipping lots. Cattle Market moderately active oh local and shipping account, prices fairly well sup- ported: quotations ranged $.".lr3L35 choice to fancy i-hipping steers. Sj.OOs.5.70 good to choice do, $4.Dui5.1 common to fair do. $3.754.40 butchers' steers, $-'.) 33.50 stneker. jiaa 4tTexans, $;j.4ti?4.; feeders, S1.5074.00cows, $1.5o&3.50 bulls, and $2,5014.50 veal calves. Sheep-Market moderately active; prices ruled steady: quotations ranged at S3-5t34.90 westerns, J-lTjyAlO natives, and S5.0U&6.00 lambs. Produce: Butter-Fancy separator. 17o per i lb; dairies, fancy fresh, 13ltc; lacking stocks, ' fresh, BOJlOc. Eggs Loss off, 14K per do. Live poultry Old chickens. lUic per lb; spring ItiaiTc; rooetei. 5!&6c; turkeys, mixed, V310c; ' ducks, 3l0c:4pring, lOo. IMatoes (St. Louis. Early Ohio. $l.k.cl. 75 per bbl, 4-.Vo per bu; Tennessee, $ L7502.OO; Alton, Sl.5uai.75; Kan sas. 3Ste per bu. Apples Illinois, green,, 1.252.00 per bbl; choice, S2.2V eating, $3.00 3.50. Raspberries Red, $l.lujljii per 24-qt case; black. S1.20&1.3H per 10-qt case. Black berries Michigan. $l.Vt.50 per ltqt case. Jfew York. I?kw York, July 24. Wheat No. S red winer cash, 9Uc; do July, 5sc; do August, 5l$c; do September, 95Hc. Corn No. 2 mixed cash, TlH3,Tlioc do Au gust, 65Jc: do September, Wjc: do Ootober, 6154c. Oats Dull but . nrmer; No.'2 mixed cash, 35.c; do August, 34J4c; do September, Kye Neglected. - Barley Neglected, rork Dull; nieas, $L:!..Vai3. for new. Lard Quiet; August, $.; September, $tt.W. - Live Stock: Cattle tiood cattle in light supply and firm; common and medium steer, slow and easier, closing Nte lower; common to prime native steers, $3.7ma.30 per 100 lb; Texans. $4.70; bulls and dry cows, $2.3&&4J. -Sheep and Lambs Slow but steady for sheep; lambs dull and drooping for all prime stock; sheep, S4.40&5.30 per 100 lbs; lambs, $1257.00. Hogs- Nominally steady; live hogs. $5.5006.00 v per 100 lbs. - - , One dish of Krell & Math's ic cream 1 . i i ! rccs job rjgu: up UUj tot weattec.