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rrlOB' BTTIiliBTIT B-a-IX.DIZTO-, OQB. 12TH BTHBIM A. 1ST 13 WASHINGTON AVE1TXJE
JOHN h: oberly, proprietor.
HE IS DEEPLY INTERESTED IN
THE TEXAN HOKDEK
OF TUB CREDIT MO
COLFAX Al'OEPTd THE EDITOR
SQIP OK THE Till-BUNNE.
RESIGNATION OK POSTMASTER
EASTMAN OK CHICAGO.
COL. JlcCOMB ON HIS MUSCLE
Ueported Facially foi the Cairo Bulletin.
Washinotov, lipc. 18 Tho prosldont
visited the caplt.il thl Hfle moon, and fur
some minutes was occupied In the prod
dent's room In that building, where ho had
conversation with several senator on
business matten. Thete, it it inferred,
bad reference to the Vienna exhibition, ai
it It known be expressed a del ire to have
American productions largely rep
resented, but it is feared an
appropriation of only $100,000
ai proposed by the committee on toreign
affairs, ia not sufficient for the purpose.
Be alio spoke of the Importance of an
early appropriation to enable tho com
missioner! to resume their Investigation
of the outraf et on the Texan border, al
though he expressed no recommendations
In transmitting to congress the report of
the commissioners. He ha personally
' interested himself on the subject ot ob
taining additional Information with a
view to such action ai may protect the
Texan border from Mexican insurgents.
Tasuisoton, Doc. 17. The British
nd American mixed commission disal
lowed the claim of Barron, Korbes it Co.,
an English commercial firm, doing busi
ness in Mexico, -who asked a compensa
tion of $23,000 for quicksilver mines
taken possession of by the United States
government in 1 8 40. The committoo ad
journed until the sixth of January.
The bouse commiltoe on appropriations
bating set apart this evening for the con
sideration o! the subject of postal telegraph,
they had before them by Invitation tho
Postmaster-general ; Win. Otlon, provident
of the W. U. telegraph company; Mr.
Preacott, it's electrician; Mr. Thurston,
president of the Faclflc and Atlantic tele
graph company ; Mr. Sweet, superintend
ent of the Atlantic and Pacific telegraph
company; Mr. Brown, president of the
Franklin telegraph company; Oenoral
Meyers, chief of tbo signal service bureau,
nd Wm. Whiting, council for the govern
ment in telegraph matters, together with
Addressed the committee for about two
hour, against the postal telegraph, criti
cising the repprt of the postmaster general
on tbe subject, and showing tint his stat
istics were erroneous, and bis conclusions
not reliable. In this
He examined tho postmaster general'
statements in detail, contending, among
other things, the estimates as to tbe cost of
telegraph lines bad no proper foundation.
Tba report of tbe postmaster general
was written by a gentlemen named Lints,
who was Ignorant of tbo subject and pre
sented a mass of erroneous statistics. Af
ter Oiton concluded, other representatives
of telegraph companies corroborated his
Mado a brief reply.sayinglhat ho employ,
d Mr. Lines to assist him in tbe prepara
tion of bis report, and as be himself had
no personal acquaintance with telegraph
matters, bo bad necessarily to rely on tho
knowledge of others.
Was to present a fair report. If such
was not done, it was altogether unin
tentional on hit part. Mr. Lines made
ome remarks in defence of tbo roport
when, at 11 o'clock, the committo closod
DEVELOPMENT OF THE CREDIT MODI LICK
Have become tbo sensation of Washing
ton. Oakes Ames to-day presentei a state
ment which disagreed decidedly with sev
eral of tbe denials printed during the cam
palgn, and also furnished a list of mem
btrs of congress to whom he bad sold stock,
Bis tetllmouy, with that wblcn has gone
before, has fixed tho direct or indirect
ownership or interest In tbe
Credit Moblller upon nearly all whose
names appeared in tbe McComb list. In
most Instances tba stock was held in the
nam of Oakes Ames, borne paid par for
it, and some paid nothing. 8ome held
took to sash, and others gave it up when
tkav aaaartalnad through Jara Black
atuaMl for HaOoab la ( tot Pblladslphl
suit, that their names had como out Micro
bofuro tho commissioner. Tbero was
Manifested on all sldos to hear the per
sonal examination of James Brooks, and
nearly tho wholo homo crowded nround
him. Jero Black, McComb, Oliver, Ames
and Gulling, counsul of Oakes, and
, Mcmri. Ames, J. IJ. Alloy and J. M.S.
THE Williams, of tho Union 1'aclllc rood, wero
all (in tho floor. Mr. Brooks was heard
attentively, but tho almost universal ver
dict is that thu explanation only served to
further complicate the wholo case.
Mr. Wood's resolution to throw tho in
vestigation open to the public was presented
by request of numbers of tho committee,
and would have passed but for tho objec
tion of Mr Pierce of Mississippi, who
seems to havo had no other motive than
to inako himie'f conspicuous.
Sr. Louia, Dec. 8. The Republican's
special, referring1 tt lbj 'speech of Mr.
Brooks In tho houw ycs.erdtty, on tho
Credit Moblller matter sayt it must ba
confetied that there are moro persons In
tho city, and In congress and out, who be
llovo the reports regarding him, than thorn
wero bofuro this npeech whs made.
M'CQMII AS A TIIKAftltKK.
McComb says to-night that ho intends
to thrash Brooks, and that hit speech did
not hiivo in it n b'isil of truth, and further
that Brooks now but ti hundred shares in
in Credit Mobllier atocV, bildo what his
(lakes Ames was exiralned to-day, nnd
sild that a faUo construction has been
placed on his letters. Ho guvo the names
of scvoral members of congress to whom
stock had been sold, but denied that any
had been delivered without pay.
Montgomikt, Ala., Dec. 17.-rAcco'rd-Ing
to agreement, membors of tho court
house and capltol legislators met at tbo
slate-house at 12 o'clock to-dv, and pro
ceeded to business according to tho plan
of Attorney Genaral Williams. In the
senate, tbe lleut. governor presided. No
special business was transacted.
CoLCMMA, S. C, Dec. 17. The alleged
bribery case against John J. Patterson, sen
ator elect, was beard to-day, and dis
missed. One witness, named Miller, ad
mitted the falsity of his affiJavit, and said
it was made to compel Patterson to pay
one thousand dollars.
Chicago, Dec. 18. Annual reports of
th warden and commissioners of tbe Illi
nois state penitentiary just sent to Gov.
Palmer, show that the plan adopted a yoar
sinco at tho suggestion of tbe govornor, of
leasing tbe labor of convicts at a certain
price per day, to contractors for various
terms, has worked most beneficially, in as
much as tho penitentiary has becotno self
sustaining, a state of affairs that never
New York, Dec. IT. Tho Tammany
society met last evening and iruUlled a
number ot new memberi. New sachems
were installed In place of Charles O'Con
or and Oswald Oltendorfer, thole gentle
men not having protested themselves since
Washington, Dec. 17. Arrangements
havo been m&do between the pos-tofHue
and war department, by which one or
more of thoduily weather report', itsued
by tho signal otllcu, will bo furnished daily
to all post-ofllces that can be reached from
tbe several points of distribution dally by
mall, as these reports aro designed fur tho
benefit of tbe agriculture and commercial
interests of the country, Tbo postmaster
general Instructs all puslmasturs receiving
them to post them up Immediately in
frames supplied for that purpose by the
CUICAOO POS T-MAbTEK HEHONED.
Hew YorE, De;. 18. A Washington
telegram says that Postmaster Emlman
of Chicago has tendered his resignation, to
ttko effect on tho fourteenth of February
next. Sonutor Logan and Congressman
Parwell, have asked the appointment of
Qeueral McArtbur as his succes.or, and
bis appointment will probably bo made.
Cbiuf Clerk Squares is well recommended
for tbo poiitiou .
Wauinoton, Doc. 18. The president
signed the act for conducting bridgos
over the Ohio rlvur.
UOUTWELL AND COOKE
Wero again before tho ways uud means
committee cn tho subj ct of tho now loan,
Mr Boutwell subsequently appourcd be
fore tho senate committee on finance upon
the general subject of finances.
Vice-president Colfax bus accepted the
editorship of tbe Tribune. His salutato-
rv mav bo looked for In a few days. It
is said that Mr. Orton has o flu red tbo
sitlon of managing editor to Hassard,
ho will probably accept.
CAIRO. ILLINOIS, THURSDAY. DECEMBER 19, 1872
THE GREELEY WILL IN THE
THE COMMITTEE IN CHARGE
OF THE PROPOSED
ltcportcd Especially fur tbe Bulletin.)
New York, Dec. 18 In tbo surro
gate's court at Wettchtster to-day, pro
ceedings were resumed in proving Mr.
Greeley's last will, lleglnold Hart was
tho first witness called. Tbe testimony
explained how the witness went to Doctor
Choale's houso on tho itflcrnoon of No
vember 'i'J, lit the request of his (wittier s'f )
father, to ascertain if tho will had been
executed. He was accompanied by a Mr.
Haines, On reaching tho house ho saw
.Miss Ma Greeley; Mr. Stewart and wit
ness went into Mr. Greeley'" room, nnd
Mr. Greoley recognized witness.
-Mr. Slownrl had in his hand tho
lot will of Mr, Greeley, written Novem-
ber 0, uud showing it to Mr. Greeley
asked him if it wns hi lust will, Mr.
Greeley rep) iod no. Mr. Hart then spoko
to Mr. Greeley calling his clos'i attention
to thu will. Mr. Greeley raised his bead
from tho pillow and looked at tho will,
and said yes, it whs hii last. Mr. Greeley
requeued thut Mr. Hart and Auntio Law.
son should bo subtcrlblnc witnesses.
Counsel for contestant asked for tho modi
fication of I ho deed which bad been made
by Miis Ida Greeley in favor of her sister
Gabrletla, It was produced as previously
reported. It deeds half tbe property
to Oabriella. William O'Brien exam-
ned and produced a will written bv Mr-
Greeley in September, 1807. It was not
lead. Nathan it. Greeley, brother of Mr.
Greeley, was examined, but his testimony
had reference only to a farm in Wayne
county, Pennsylvania. Tho testimony of
Tbos. N, Hooker showed that on Novem
ber 1 1 Mr, Greeley's manner and language
were such as to attract serious attention.
On tho 13th of November bis manner and
language were still moro strange, and
witness felt convinced that he, Greeley,
New York, Dec. 18. Mr. England of
tho Sun, has abandoned his purposo of
raising a fund for tho Greeley statue, and
oflets to return money to subscribers.
The character and respectability of tho
committee of gentlemen from tbe several
states, wbo have in charge tbo proposal
to erect a statue to Mr. Greeley, is regarded
by tho press hero as a guaranty of the suc
cess of the work.
KANSAS AND HlPSOl'RI PRESS.
St. Louis, Dec. 18, The representatives
' the Kanias and Missouri associated
press, wno wero recently delegated to
visit St. Louis with a view to still further
perfect their business relations with
tho Western Union Telegraph company.
rrived here this morning in a special
ullrnan Palaco car furnished by the
Missouri Pacific railroad company. They
.ad a consultation this morning with Col.
Clowrey, superintendent of telegraph, In
regard to business affairs, and adjourned
meet at 10 o'clock to-morrow. The
whol" party is sumptuously hived at tbe
Southern hotel and are enjoying them
New Yoek, Dec, 18. The second trial
of Stokes commenced 1 to-day. Judge
Boardman, ot Ithaca, presiding. Three
urors have been obtained.
Leavenworth, Dec. 18. A reportor
of the "Times" visited eighteen livery sta
bles tbis evening, and estimates the num
ber of sick livery horses at flvo hundred
Mnr than one-half of tho private horses
aro sufferlne from tba eplsoolic. Tho
Leavenworth and Fifth street linos havo
stopped running their cars. Oxen haul
the cars on the Fifth avenue lino. Mules
working seven hundred feet below the sur
face of tbe earth in the coal mines bavs
ot Moaped. Tbe disease prevails to
great extent among tbo government bora-
t tad mulss at tbe furt.
INQUEST ON THE BODY
A FIFTH AVENUE
THIRTY FREIGHT OAKS DEMOL
ISHED ON TUE NEW
SERIOUS RAILROAD ACCIDENT
Detroit, Dec. 18. About five o'cloct
this morning tha rear coach of tho oxpreii
train on tho Grand Rapid 3t Inditni
railroad, was thrown from tbo track ijitj
the ditch by a broken rail, near Beynojc'i.
Twenty passengers wero in tbo cart, 4vo
men and throe women wero injured, ioo
of tbe men will probably dio.
TUE FIRE AOA1N.
Hamilton, Ont., Dec. 17. Tho strould
derihg ruins of yesterday's fire burst into
flames this afternoon, communicating with
Davis & Co.' store, adjoining. The r lots
is $C0,00O; insurance, $40,000. James
Turner & Co.' wbolotaln grocery was
damaged comlderably. Tbe batik eom
mer:o received considerable Injury,
, Baltimore, Dec. 17. Tbo stean law
and plaining mill of Otto, Duter &
Brother was totally destroy id to-night,
with a (urge quantity of valuable ma-,
chlnery and stock. Tbo loss U usilmalsd
ul$tf0,000. Inmmneo 127,000.
Washington, Doc. la. Mr. Pomeroy
from th fomtuittee on public lands re
ported h bill for tho relief of settlers on
Cherokee Unds. The bill was diicusied
till tbo expiration of tho morning hour.
Mr. Stevenson formilly Hiinouuctd tho
dentil of his lato colleague, Garret Davis,
and delivered a eulogy which was atten
tively listened to.
Mem. Vlckors, Caneron, Thurman,
Sumnor, Bayard and Trunbull also eulo
gised thu deceased. Mr Sumner in his
remarks made allusion to Seward and
Greeley at contemporaries of Davis, and
liku him, were followers if Clay.
Bills wero introduced a follows:
By Mr. Frelinghuysen a secure a moro
efficient and honest admiiistration of In
dian affairs, providing .hat all records,
contracts and papers rehtlng to or con
nected with the official dity of any Indian
superintendent, agent or sub-agent, shall
ho open to public inspection during all
reasonable hours ; that attributions of In
dian goods and supplies shall bo made in
public, and among otbn- things that no
vouchers or receipts thill be signed that
are not fully filled up. Referred.
By Mr. Harlan, autlorizing the secre
tary of tlio interior to legotialo with the
Creek Indians for the ctssion of a part ot
their reservation. Re fir red.
After customary resolutions wore
adopted, tbe senate adjsurned.
A bill passed authorizing tho comp
troller of currency to examine the condi
tion of savings banks in the District of
The house resumed tbo bill of yester
day concerning tbo settlement with thu
slates of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois of o
per cent, land claim under act of March
2, 1857. At the conclusion of tho debuto
tho bill passed. Yeat, 103 , nuye.', 5'.'.
Thu houso went into committee of tbo
wholo on the deficiency bill, tho main
item of controversy being tbo appropria
tion of Sltl020 lor the improvement ot
government property in tho District of
Columbia. Without disposing of tho
question tbo committee af.tr a long dii
custion rose, and eulogies on tbo lulu
Seiator Davis of Kentucky were deliv
ered, after which th house adjourned.
GENERAL VON BOON TO ACT
AS PRESIDENT OF THE
New York, Doc. 18. Tho inquest was
commenced to-day by tho coroner over tbe
bones of a woman suffocated by the tiro
of tho Fifth Avenue hotel on the ninth
inst. Tbo tiro marshal testified that tbe
oinployos must havo been endeavoring to
extinguish the flames IS minutes before
public notlco wat given, and J at. M. Mc
Grcgor, superintendent of J buildings,
sild in his opinion, suffocating caused the
death of tho girlt, and if they hud had
timo to reach the windows they could
have escaped by tho door. Cpt. Burden,
commaudent of pol'ce precinct, said be
went to tho hotel immediately on the
alarm of flro being sounded, yet be did
not learn of the doatb of the girls till half
patt two in tho morning, Mary Graves
laid tho flames entered ber room, and the
flro did not originate tbero as has beon
New York, Deo. 18. Thirty freight
cars were demolished near Bloomsbury,
Tuesday nigbt, by a collltlon between an
emigrant and a freight train on tbe Cen
DAMAGING FLOOD AND
BULLETIN BUILDING WASHINGT0N-AV.
Cincinnati, Dec. 18. Flour firm.
Wheat ecarco, $1 00. Other grains quiet.
Cotton quiet; middling liijc. Whl.key
steady, UOc. Pork nominal and dull.
Bulk moats quiet and unchanged; bacon
dull; thouldert 6c; clear rib 8c; clear 81c.
$3 7t3 ,o. Greet; meats steady and un
changed Lard quiet; steam 7J8l.lHc;
New Orleank, Doc. 18. Arrived :
Olenioeand Belfast; departed: Glufguw
and James Howard. Receipts, Hour a,l)ufi
corn ;,0u3, oats 11,53, hay 23, p. rk 68, ba
con Ou, tasks 00, boxos 3. haiui 34, tierces
of lard Hi, tiorce of wlnkv II, c. itn
348, Hour firm, XX $0 37 J0 75; low XXX
77 lift; choko $8 M(,b 76; choice ex
tra 10I0 60, Corn tuj.ily good and mar
ket eauei; mixed 70c. Oa'ls quiet and in
liht demand at 47 cunts. Bran
In moderate demand SI 'ia. Pork i duil
and lower iVi CJ0I3 7.'.; bacon 6j6c;
quiet at 0J1U-J Iihii.s 17l8Jc. L .rJ Is
in good demand 88jo, krgs 'JjQjQjr.
Cotton Is in rnodoraiu demand; miauling
101. Sterling lilt; sight IfTijJ discuknt.
JsT. Louis, Deo. lb Flour quiet.
Wlitt, tome demand for No i soft apring
at 23Jc, hut Is held at 25c. Corn shade
better 3'HQ33Jc. Oats steady V,i:U
Re higher Tie. Barley unchanged.
W hiakey scarce r.d arm 9o. Pork tium
inal f li. Dry tult qui.t, Miiall lots 4(J
CJc. Bacon nothing doli.t. l.r(i ltl
demand but littlo ofl'.'riri. Doits lower
$3 6i3 75p..kerfot.. 1 b '
Sr. Louis, Dw. 18-Klour Irm, quiet;
?6 -J507J, XX $10, XX. 7($ 7 50,
lamily 5, 7508 60, clioieu 7A0 5u.
Wheat dull; No 'J oft sprili; held cl Hi,
No 3 rod full 1 (17, Nn '2 85088c. Corn,
mixed 330Jc, Oats steady ; No '1 mixed
'-'50c. Jiarley unclmrived. Ryu tlrm;
Nu 2, Via. 1'ork dull, unchanged; mess
I'Jc. Dry salt meat dull, unchanged.
Shoulders -le, clear rib Cc, clear sides tile.
Bacon dull; shoulders 6c, clear sides 8jc.
I.hjJ quiet, unchangeU. Cotlee steau'y,
firm; ltlo 10g)33Jc. Round lots sugar in
better demanu ; Louisiana Uglljc. High
wints firm, 92c lieid highur. Cattle quiet,
unchanged. Hogs $3 3003 Un, mostly
$3 CC075. P.cceipts 13.1uu- p.cctd to
Ciiicaoo, Dec. 18. Flour quiet. Wheat
steady; No 1 spring $1 '.'0; No '2 ll li J0
1 124 cash; Si 13 January, No 3 SI 010
1 01. Corn quiet ulid weak; No '2 mixed
3OJ03O spot; 30jo January. 0,tla dull
ana lower; No '.2 rtje. Rye scarce and
firm; No 2 O30tj3jo. Barley firm; No 2
fall ti3c. Pork steady; $11 75 spot. Lard
quiel; 7 1-IO07C cash or Janusry.
Green hams lu got.d demand, Cc for 18
pounds; average 7e for 17 pounds average
7j"jo for 15 pound?; shoulders .'IJc.
Uuik meats quia', and unchunged.
Whiskey active und higher JI09lc.
New Yomc, Dec. 18. Flour dull,
lower super $5 C50 30; common to good
0 8507; good to choice $7 1007 85;
wbiltt wheat X $7 9'.'08 Co. Whiskey
dull O9i0$1. Wheat dull heavy No .1
spring SI 47; rhnlcit nortbwertern $1 52;
red western SI "'I 76; amber western
SI 600'J 86. Rio rcarce ard firm, cholco
western 95c. Barley unchanged. Corn
dull and heavy C5c steamer; OCc sail. Oats
new western mixed 45048 j white 47J
50c. Pork nnd beef unchanged. Cut
meats lower; mid'llei arlivo lower, lonn
dear spot Of.-; short clear January and
February 7Jc; January 7 3-IC; long nnd
short clear 7c Lard lower, No 1 to prime
steam 0j7Jc; kettlo 7 15-1008 1-16; Jan
Money stringont, l-3'2 to J per cont per
day, higher closing at 1-1C0. Sterling
dull. 9 tor lont', loj for short sight Gold
weak, and declining from VI to 11, clos
ing at tho latter bid; atked under rqueezo
In cash gold. Loaning rates 6 I-1G to flat
for use. Clearings 90,000,000, treasury
disbursements l'J5,000. Tho treasury com
mences thu 21st, to pay Jan. interest with
out rebate. Government bonds lower;
ttato bonds quiet and a frrctinu lower
stock" generally strone; 6t of '81, 17; of
'02.521 j. of 'C4, I'.'; ol 'Go, 13; ni'W 16; '07
10; 08, lb. new 6s 10J; 10-40 0J; curren
cy Gs 12; Missouri 0i 01.
ItUe nntl I'nllnf't'ie Klter.
For2lhourtnJinjat Jp.m. I. 1, 1S72.
states northerly and northwesterly winds,
coldo.r, cloudy and clearing weather, with
occasional light rain. For tho lowor lakes
nnd Canada throttenlng weather, north
easterly to northwesterly winds, light
'.??.w'nd,,Icre,,,,nB Pressures. In tho
Middle and Lutcrn states low barometer,
rising and northwesterly winds, cloudy
wenther, snow Hnd rain.
Our Homo Advertiser.
'72. FALLtANI) WINTER 13.
C II A N N Y.
S T R 1 p i: s,
KKNTUCKV JP.ANc, fflks.
i BLACK ALPACAS
LARMK STOCK OF OAltKVriNG
OI LT HANDS,
Mia Ktitlrt. NI.M'h
V BUT-LOW KIGUUKd.'
CORNKRStH ST. AND COMMKHI'lAL-AV.,
JOHN B. PlILLIS & SOift
(HU'XFsaoratoJohn 11. PhlllU.)
DKALKltS IN HAY, COHN, OAT
Flour, Meal, Uran, &u.,
.om. 'JKMll.h'i. Ahu OHIO LKVk
DEAL'BB 1 1ST LIMB
ClMKNT, 1'LAhTKH PaHM,
I'L ASTKKEK'ri HA lit,
.'.'U. 71 OHIO LKVKK, fMKI( CUV NATION
tjT"or the pur)'""' nl liulldlng sip a
whiilei.le trade in Cairo, 1 will cell to deal
era and contractor In lou of f) harrel and
upward, at manufacturing prlcea addlnic
Cairn. Anini't in. 1K7I.
On ElKhthSirfi-t,biwn Commercial and Wsjih
iiKton ATnur, l .Ul'r rerlsin(
NKW MILLINERY GOODS
LATIHT FALL AND WINTXB
Hrias a lull liMof
BOK2STBTB &c HATS
ITrimmixl sad uoinminpt,)
KKE.SCII KI.OWEKd. HIBHUNrl, TKIMMIHO
of all ktndf, Lvh, to., eta.
a targs Mtortmeal e
NEW YOHK STOUE,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
LAHUEST VAKIKTV MOOK I.N TIIK CITV
GOODS SOLO VKUVCLObE.
t'orarral Nlnrlrt-nlb atrttnssd ('4ns
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Berlin. Deo. 17. General Von Roon
will act provisionally at president of the
Prussian council of ministers, the em purer
having granted Princo Bismarck's request
to bo relieved.
STORM AND FLOOD.
London, Dec. 18, 0:30 u. in. Ithas been
storming fur tho post twenty-four hours
and the rainfall hat been tbo heavieit of
tho season. Large tracts of land in Le
ceistersblre aro Inundated. In Derby
shire rain has fallen to ' tbo derlb of
twelvo incbos. Telegraph lines In all di
rections aro badly damaged. Telegraph
communication between Liverpool, Leeds
und Hull Is interrupted. At Grinsley tho
gale wat a hurncunu and many caiualties
UOWLCS SUNT TO JAIL.
London, Dec. 18, In default cf ball,
Robert llowlet wat sent to Nuwgato pris
on to await trial.
Madrid, Dec. 18. In the totvn Cortes,
yesterday, President Zoorilla declared it
tho purpmo of the govornniont to intro
duce a law for tho abolition of tluvery in
Porto Rico. Ho alto announced the sup
pression of the Car list's insurrection,
Paris, Dec. 18 Tlio assombly to-day
resolved to adjourn Monday next, till
London, Dec. 18. Tbo International
convention to secure uniformity of coin
age has been signed by the governments
of Denmark, Sweeden and Norway.
Berlin, Dec. I a The provincial cor
rsipondence confirms tbe report of Prlnca
Bismarck's resignation of tbe premiership
and bis rslenslun In tbo war oflct in tb
WSISILKMAUe ('Itlli r.KS.
11. M. HULKN.
GROCER and CONFECTION
And Dcalor in Foreign Fruit & Nuts,
No. 134 Commorcial-avo.,
Mr. MeO h also
Fncj Articlrs, such u
N ECK T1.V4. COLI.ARM. UNDKhHLIKVIS.
IIUFFH, HASHES, KANM.
Anl nil othrr articles Q.uallj louad la a
FIRST-CLASS MILLINERY STORK
Mr. Mcflec. In addition to ber etock of
Ksucy and M llllnery Goods, htx a flrvone and
rouiplcte aMrtment of Cincinnati Custom
Made Ladles' and Misses' Shoes and Chil
dren' UootM, Black and m Colon. Tbet
aro acknowledged to be the Quest and best
Shoes in the market, and thin It tbe only
place In the city that makes them a specialty.
SELLING OFF AT COST !
And Dealer lo
VEGETABLES. FRUITS. EGGS, LARD
FUE.SU BUTTER, ETC.
U3T All Good warranted freah, and oli'
at tho lowcxt prices.
Corner iUli .St. audCommcrclalAve.
ritiuEa run cash
tllclow high water.
I IIO.MA-. L. WATSON,
Observer SU. ber. U a, A.
St. Louis, Dec. 18. Rivor lallini;
slowly, and full tif ice; alaiut two inches
uf siiuw foil lastnlghl. Wealhur clear and
New Oblkanb, Dac. 18 No arrlvaUJ I
ueparteu: oames iiuwaru, i.ouiivuii'.
Glasgow, Mary Allen and barges, C.iirc;
Jnhn Maud. Chucat City, and Mrader,
Mempliis, Rain all day; river checks bus
Evansville Dec. 18. Weather cloudy
and cool, and rained all duy, liul Is now
freezlni:. and is cluaring. Mercury 31 In
35. Thu rivorha fallen tlvo Inches. Up.:
Arkansas Belle. D iwn : Le clalro No. 2,
Hnd Mary Anient. Business is good,
PlTTSBURO. Dec. 18 Rlvor uhout sta
tionary three feet two incho', light tnow
foil during tho forenoon; cold tills even
inn with strnni; touth-oatt wind. No ar
rivals nr departures.
MkuI'1118, Dec. 18. Weather cloudy
and cool. River about stationary. Ar
rived ; West Wind for Evansville; La
Bulla, Now Orleans. Dopartels Kmiim
Elliott, Cairo; Oakosville, White river.
Nashville, Den. 18. The river rising
slowly; 'J3 inches. Harpetb Shoals having
rain lnit night, Weather cold, cloudy und
Louihvii.le, Dec. 18. River falling; 3
feet 10 in thu canal; I foot 10 In tlioohute.
Cloudy, moderate; sleet lust night in thu
streets; ley today. No business. Arrived,
Sam. J. Halo anil Shannon from Now Or
leans. No boats coins up. Reported
gorge above. Loss floating ico to-day,
Cincinnati, Doc IB, Rlvor 7 fcot 3
inches, Hnd stationary with a tendency to
rise. Weather cloudy.
VlfKsiiUi'o, Deo. 18, Down: Bello Lee;
Pargnud. Up: Bismarck, Weather cool,
cloudy und falling.
AT H. O. THIELECKE'S STORE
WASHINGTON AVKNUE. nETWEEN TE.STU
AND ELEVENTH HTRKKTrl.
50 lbt. DRY Cuba, Suitar for - $i 0
91 i '" ... i 0(1
tli lbs. A cotfeo Sujar, N. Y. Std. - 1 0(
1 " Prlmo Rio Colleo for - - 1 0(
HJ Choko " - - 1 0(
:) Old Government Java - - I K
Teas and other staple and fancy Groce
ries equally as cheap.
Goods uuw and full weight given. Call
CAVE GIRARDEAU AND ILLlNOi
Oomtneroial-av., Foot of Eloventb-Bt.
Bost quality of Llmo and Cement al
ways on band, and for sale at tbo
verv lowest figures for cash.
Washinutok, Dec, 18 In tbo North
west and over upper lakes high pressures,
low tfmporature, northerly and westerly
winds, and generally clear weather will
prsrail, and eitend to Ananias and Ttn.
tttMM, In tbt Oulf and ieutb AUaatlo
FOR LADIES, MEN AND ClIlUJUf-N,
Eiomu ST., Bt. Com. Jt H'awi.,
Has Just opened a new and ntyllt.lt tab
l.idiinent, fully up to the t ines, and inWtes
old customer and new, ladles, children am)
all, to fuvor blui with their patronage,
tgTAII work done in the Latest Hljtr
MRS. MARGARET JACKSON
Formerly Stvamlor, intending to remove
to Kentucky, dcnircs to dispose of ber Urge
and clegunt utock of
ML I LL I IN" EJ TT
linmedlatcly. In order to (aclllltate the sale
ol tier Rood, Mrs. Jnckbon ban determined
to offer the
ENTIRE STOCK AT COST
And Invites tho ladles ol Cairo and vicinity
to call on her If they desire good bargains.
GOODS ARE ALL NEW
Tho most of them having been selected from
thu lute full ttylCK, heiieu tho Udlet have a
rare opportunity to purchase new and lsh
lonable millinery at cost urlce. Tbe stock
couiUta ol hut ribbon, flowers, hosiery,
ladies underwear, etc.. etc. 11-3U If.
tiTr fl'll (ll I r ul Aaeum w tutril
l-O 1" 9mU All rl.asea o? worklug
ii r,lltr sei, rouoR or old, stake moia iiiuit
a i work f r us in tbeir spar momsntt or all, lh
tun, lt!n at tajrUini 1m. lilenlM rrt
Address O. Btiaooo Co., iVtrttarrf. Mils.
Anticipating a decline in prices of
ot all kinds and desirous mat our cus
tomers should miow we are uetcrmineu
M curry out our promlres of cheap prtutlng
wc leel it our duty to niako a
REDUCTION IN FORMER PRICES
believing that a steady lucrcsse of business
w ill lie an eiulalent.
With our long excrlenc lu business and
together with our advantages in tbe
plirehu-o uud (-election ol stock, out
eUotoiiH'n muy rest twiireil we will try
to merit a continuance ol their very liberal
putrunuge. We Invite your attention to the
lollotviug revised list ol
PRICES FOR JOB WORK.
on good It lb paper, neatly executed ac
cording to rde perM ft MHoO Co). Forotber
qiullties add the dW'erenceiu Um costol lb
on It lb paper, Fist Cap or ssme quality ot
Folio Post, perM Outott (X); per ont-baU
M ii 60 to 3 W.
POSTS lRj S
lull sheet, half sheet, quarter sheet, elfbth
sheet and sixteenth sheet at troni ft 00 to
M 00 per M. ' t .
By a careful examination ol tbs abve lis
our patrous will tlud that our
per M iU C0to7 00, according to slss and
tiuallty ofaper; tier one-hall M 93 OOtoi 00.
nu ordinary size per M ft onto . oeard
lug to stylo and quality. Commercial par H
l Wto. bO.
HILLS LAD I NO
pr M, according to slse aud weight, M 00t
7 Ou ; per oue-uuii ji, ocoruun tu mum
weight, 3 OOto oo.
D KAY TICKETS
per M 13 OCtot 00, according to ordsc.
urnlsbsd reUll at wboWtale Wtoasv
or prUtBtf, 1 0UJ MfwlL