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ock Island Daily Argus.
KOCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1S91.
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All summer coats and vests that are left you can have at half price.
All light weight dress suits that are left you can have at half price.
All light colored business suits that are left you can have at half price.
Pants at half price.
Children's Clothing at half price.
School Suits at half price.
Summer Underwear at half price.
Neglige Shirts at half price.
Straw Hats at half price.
Neckwear at half price.
Children's Waists at half price.
Knee Pants at half price.
All odds and ends must and will go at half price.
We carry no goods over from season to season.
Our fall stock is beginning to come in. We must have more room.
Therefore this great sale.
Frederick Douglass has tendered his
resignation as minister to Hayti.
The St. James Gazette says the McKin
ley bill has seriously crippled English
tnanu f acturers.
Judge Phillips, of the United States
district court of Kansas City, has ap
pointed receivers for the Kansas City
Bridge and Termiual company and the
Chicago, Kansas City and Texas Railroad
Richard Cofts , Shannon has leen ap
pointed minister to Nicaragua, Costa
Rica and San Salvador by President Har
rison. J. O. Wynne, business agent of the
Georgia State Alliance Exchange, is a de
faulter in the sum of f2O,0O0.
Mrs. Lelia Robinson Sawtelle, the
pioneer female member of the Massachu
setts bar, and a well-known .advocate of
the rights of her sex, died yesterday.
The Farmers' National bank of Au
gusta, Ky., capital j.,000, has been au
thorized to begin business.
There is a prospect that Bob Fit zsimmons
and Ted Pritchard (of England) will fight
an international mill for SIOXM) ia this
country during the year.
Frederick Woolfenden, cashier of the
Dime Savings bank and a Detroit citizen
of prominence, was drowned at Orion
lake while bathing.
Over SSS.UK) disappeared with Sylverter
Young, the defaulting railroad cashier
o: Louisville, Ky. .j
Ohio farmers are suffering heavy losses
from the invasion of an army of grasshop
pers. David King, of A'.gona, la., who was
bunkoed out of 2,000. claims he was hyp
notized by the sharpers.
A wonderful cave of mammoth propor
tions has been discovered ou a farm near
A report from Madrid says that Balroa
ceda and the Chilian insurgent leaders
have asked the Spanish government to ar
bitrate their differences.
J. W. Munson, an eccentricphilanthroD-
it of Honolulu, Hawaii, died recently
and left .V.0U) to the Salvation Army of
The chase after the Columbus Grove (Q.)
bank robljer and murderer, has been
abandoned. Detectives will now take ud
Nine Italian laborers were seriously in
jured, two of them fatally, in a collision
on the New York, New Haven and Hart
ford railway. It was a rear-end collision.
Dr. H. V. Baldwin and wife, of Xor-
walk. Cnn , who are doing their honey
moon tour on bicycles, arrived at Chicago
yesterday, thirty-two days out from Nor
walk, tw miles away.
H. H. Lun:ns died at Galena. Ills., at
the age o S3 years.
A free-for-all fight took place at Alan-
thus, Mo., over a pint of whisky, in which
one man was tilled, another fatally cnt,
and a third slightly wounded. All were
John I-angstaff and four children were
stuck by an engine at Oskaloosa, Ia. Two
of the children were fatally hurt. : "
The late Henry Edward, actor and
tutmologist. tor several years carried
17,ll) of insurance upon his wouder
ful collection of specimens of lepidop-
The Weather We May Expect.
Washington. Au. II. The following are
the weather indications for l f nt y-f our hours
from P p. iu. yesterday: For Indiana Loral
raiiis: sightly cooler wither: westerly winds.
For Illinois Slightly cooler, fair weather in
southern portion, nearly stationary tempera
ture in northern xrtiou. exeept slightly
warmer iuthe vicinity of Chicago: westerly
winds. For Cpper Michigan and Wisconsin
Generally lair weather; westerly winds; near
ly stationary temperature, exeept slightly
warmer in tie vicinity of Milwaukee. For
Iowa Oenerally fair weather; westerly winds;
klight champ- in temperature; slight ly cooler
at nUiht. For Lower Michigan Local rains
and probably thunderstorm in the afternoon:
slightly cooler weather: westerly winds.
Chicago, Aug. 10,
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat No. 2 August, opened
Usc, closed SltHic: September, opened S8c,
closed S4H.4c: December, opened floic closed
91 Hk:. Corn No. 2 August, opened tWc. closed
i!c; .September, opened fiiic, closed o
October, opened 65o closed 5d)c. Oats No.
2 August, opened 28c. closed 2Jc; Bepem
ber, opened c, closed aa&c: May, opened
3lle. closed 315ic. lork September, opened
tlOH. closed 810.37; October, opened $10.63,
closed yiu.47.it; January, opened tW.13, closed
$13.10. Lard September, opened and closed
Live Stock Following were the prices at the
Union Stock yards today: liogs Market
fairly active on packing and shipping ac
count, and prices steady and unchanged;
sales ranged at $X2tt&3.05 pigs. $.7td
B.70 light. $4.5S4.b rough packing, $4.7535.30
mixed, and $4.S)U&5.45 heavy puking and
Cattle Market rather active on local and
shipping account and prices well maintained;
quotations ranged at S5.703&25 choice
to fancy shipping steers. $4.'JO&3.0 good to
choice do. CA)4.80 common to fair do, $3.75
iiA-V) butchers' steers, tiliUOO stockera,
JJ.SVJi.25 Texans, ).o ,!. feeders, $l.a
4.00 cows, $1.5034.30 bulls, and $2.504.50
Sheep Market fairly active and prices
rather favored buyers: quotations ranged
at $:i.VIj,4.8J westerns, $3.7xo,20 natives, and
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, lsc per
lb; dairies, fancy, fresh, U15c; packing
stocks, fresh, ltai&llc. Eggs Loss off, 15c per
doz. Live poultry old chickens, lUo per lb;
spring, lo-uuifi;: roosters. 5)44,0c; turkeys,
luiied, siloc; ducks. aglOc; spring, lO&lOHc.
Potatoes St. Louis, early Ohio, $1.001.25 per
bbl; Tennessee, tl.2531.50; Alton, USdJ;
Kansas, .40c per bu: home grown, GOtfAJoper
sack. Apples Illinois, green. 75ug.$l.U) per
bbl; choice, $1.00Lj; eating, $L5u1.75.
Blackberries Michigan. 85&75c per ltt-qt case.
Blueberries S1.75&2.U0 per ltf-qt case. Huckle
berries 8 US iUiO per 16-o.t case.
New Yokk. Aug. 10.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash. Jl.ulVnc; Au
gust, W4c: September. WHk October.
Corn No. 2 mixed cash. 7:5$c; August, Tuc; -September,
Tw:. Oats Dull; No. i mil ad
cash, iOMic: do September. Wfcic Rye Nomi
nal. Barley Nominal. Pork Quiet; new
mess, SU.DjaU.50. Lard Quiet; September,
$ti.7o: October, SVj
Live Stock: Cattle Trading active for low
grades at an advance of a strong 10c per 1U0
lbs; prime steers in excellent demand; poorest
to best native steers, $3.503.6.40 per 100 lbs;
Texans and Coloradoa, ioas.85; balls and
dry cows, $2.15&75l Sheep and Lambs
Sheep doll and. lambs slow at a decline of He
per lb: beep,$4.a&.iS per 100 lbs; iambs, f&iO
-. Bogs Market dull and lower, -Ur
boo, $.roa&J per 100 lbs.