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OFfflCB, BXrXilimTIXT BTTXIiPIITa-, OOB. laTXHC STEEET A.3STX) "VSI-IIISra-TOIISr AVEN"t7E.
:J0HN H. OBEKLY, PROPRIETOR.
CAIRO, ILLINOIS, FRIA. MOKMBER 20, 1872
IK LOUISIANA UOMMITTKK
RKFORK THK J'UK.SIDKNT.
l'KAL 01' TIIIC UOMMITTKK
FOR A SKARUIIINU IN
VKSTJOATION. TKKESTINC COLLOQUY UK
TWhEN TJIK PRESIDENT
AND J UDUK PAMl'UKLL.
IK PEOPLE OK COLORADO ASK
FOU A GOVERNOR OUT
OF THEIR OWN
Tilt lOl'ISlANA 11U.WXT1VX
A'AkUiMuiu.v, Die. IP. -This afternoon
Louisiana citizen' committee, In c
Janee with ptvviuii- arrangement
uugb Attorney-general William, hud
Interview with thu prdsldent in hi
inest office tti tl.u executive mansion,
igu Campbell explained tint purpose of
ir coming to Washington, and guvo a
if account (if tb condition of un"uir In
jlslena, In oti'tqunniM-01 which tbo
imunity wus Mjriuutly affected. Trade
t Kent-rally iu Injurtyl that tho people
dismsycd, anil m thero was
prospect of juitlcu and a satisfactory
ilionof preant troubl by mean i of tbti
ncy iiuw at work, tbu peoplo through
Ir committee, asked that in tbl ext.
i w Aiiuciain i i i iii itrun hi r i i , m
renin court nf the tlnllw! .tnl.s nml
wdt of the circuit court of the United
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ulnitiratlon of circuit court setting in
w Orleans. Judge Campbell laid that
on ne occur) leu a teat on the t.-nch or
supreme court of tbo Urii
Stales, bo wu twico requuted
tho cblef magistrate to perform tucb
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llnpA of fht ritipt IrinlllI fin fW uml
Dccteei, no am not know nt
more serious condition of
ia .nan euafc wuicu
blbu in iiiuiiianiL. i nx rw'ru
of that ttat alto ask the executive
tbo United Htate to tend to New Or-
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d Just man, to make full Inquiry into all
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tuc in tbo manner indicate!.
1UK I'HKtlUICNT'r KKl'LY.
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proceed to Iouiiinna, but lib did not
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rufcko a roquet ut congrvfi. Tby Imd
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w a.iju nuiiiiiiiitiBiiuu uumi n uc.icc u-i auu
nltcd stato court wai attcmptoa to ue
t aiidu, or rctiited by tbs Utl govern--
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ed liu re wbllu tbo court iii in it-iilon, Al
though if tho court th'ould mnko tho rc
quiit it would maet with bin approbation.'
Judge Campbell said tbero wai no au
thority under the constitution mid laws of
the United States for r federal court to in
terfere with tbo utfairs of a state, M it had
Toe presideul during the colloquy with
Judge Campbell said bis understanding of
the subject waa that the court bad merely
decided who wuro legal canvassers, and
even as atuted in tbe caie, tbo court ux
oeedod its authority, but it's decission will
barn to be respected uetil its declnloti
abatl be set aside
by a superior court, It would bo danger
ous for tbo president to net tho precedent
of interfering with decioions of courti.
Judge Cam bell said tbn committee did
not ask the president to decide anything,
they only Killed blm to Invettigatn the
matter, and to communicate to congress
tbu report of tho bonosl men sent by him
fur tbu purpose.
The president said be could not without
tbe action of congress, employ and com
nensatesuch men. Without congressional
authority such a committee could not ad
mluistcr an oath or compel tbo attendance
Judge Campbell asked whether tbo
president would receive from tbe commit
tee the line ol facts iu tho case, If be did
cot wish to go outside of tbem.
Tbe president replied they would be
rained by tho attorney goneral if It was
thought-proper to do 10.
Tbo committee will bold another meet
log to-morrow morning.
OnTH, Dec, 10. A paUtion to
I IVo Mont, prolcMlng nifulti-t tho renp.
1 polntincnt of K. MtUouli m irovcrnor of
Colorado, U being signed generally. Tho
I Kepubllcimt throughout thy territory ur.
signing potior.!" aking tho nppoititmunt ol
somo citizen of the territory who is more
, in SiCmpnthy with tho pt'iplo und tlmlr in-
W.villlMiToy, Dec. 10. Tin; piuitiileiit
lent the fullowini; nominations to tho sen
uto to-day ; ('harlcn II. Wilkinson, en!,.
lector of Intc-rniil rovenue, Sixtli district
of Mnlnft J for p.ntmntir, II. M. Craw
ford, Waning. , Kansas.
JtAl.llMOKf, Dae. 1 1 In the caio of
General Mtnrilon, lute collector of Internal
revenue, on trial for cinbezKlerneiit of gov
ernment funds, the jury to-day found him
M-.ri i.kks iti:t.it:r mt.:..
WahIIIKiitos, Dec. l.l.r-Tho fcnute, al
though arrejllng prngreis therein lo-duy,
leetm dipnel to pant tlio bill for the re
lief of tin: I'-ltlerf- on the Churokco neutral
lands dlOMeiM--'l by reion of thu Joy
railrocd grant, ns it refusal to cut down
lh) ullown'icn of .units provided for rnch
settler by a votn of two to one. The pro
xwj rliff i a n old subject and rt-celved
h favoriiblt- ri-port at the bnnd of thcom
mitteeoti publir lutids last i-ndon.
) KA1TIU..1 Of TIIK SKW HILL.
Tbu present bill was Introduced by Sen
ator I'oineroy, mid provides thnt all thotu
pcrront whotnado settleniont on the Che
rokee neutral larnlt with a view of ac
quiring a titlo under llm homestead not,
and who wero obligud to abandon thorn
on account of subu-ipiant railroad coinpli
cullonn, bit entitled loenlor on any other
public latid-i belonging to the United
.Statu under tbe usual conditions gov
erning Jiomeitead M-ttlernent, and that the
timo of their residence on tbe neutral
lands le. allow eJ to count on tbo land
with a view to more Jpvcdil; aiquirlng
of a patent.
lioi'st 11 ILL,,
A bill similar to this has also been fa
vorably considered by the house commit
tee on public landi, and it will undoubt
edly becumo a law tbe present tetilon,
TUfc fOWKKOT-i-ALLiWELL IN VE.lTIU ATIOS.
The statement of Senator Morton, lately
made in tbe nenate, that be bud repeatedly
culled together tbe members of the Pom
eroy. Caldwell invurtigatlon committee,
but without succcii, baa suggested a retu
lutiun which i to introduced in tbe
senate immediately after the holidays, call
ing for tbe appointment of si committee of
seven to proceed to Topeka, tbe capital of
Kansas, and there thoroughly sift tbu
charges preferred by tbo last legislature
of that state. A letter wa to-day written
to Cul, Snoddy, the chairman of tbo Kan
sas senatu investigating committee, in
forming him of tho propoied action and
r queuing his cooperation in thu matter.
Another letter of a similar import will
follow to-morrow addresied to H. C. Cobb,
speaker of the )at hoiiM, nnd n member
elect of Congress.
WHY Till-. Ht'DDKN ACTIO..
The spur to this nudden fiction It not
only in thu inditlVrence and tardiness of
tbo tenatu committee in muking its re
port, but also in tho fact tbat numerous
letters have made their way here from
KanrtH in which it is charged that Tome
roy bus again been tampering with voter?
in tbe late county elections In that plate,
with tho result of securing ttie return of a
con;idnrablu number of senators and rep
resentatives favnrabloto his re-election.
W.ISUINUT05, Dec. 19. Tho president
approved the act authorizing the fric
transportation of a naval monument from
Homo to tho United Slates.
Ciirykxsk, Dec. 19. Hecrotttloii hnll
was tilled this evening with our most
prominent und best citizens, ubo uro
unanimous in their proteila against tho
dlsmembermotit of Wyoming territory.
Resolutions wero passed nquosting our
delegates, William L. Jones and Hon. "W.
D. Kellv, and other friends in congress ol
i-i t. 1
our pioneers, to oppose wuu an iiieir
strength tills projected movement.
THIERS INTENDS TO KKEF
THE MONARCHISTS IN
TUK HI VEU SEINE OVERFLOWED.
vicinity cf the river arc standing in one
vat lake of water.
llUUxaKLa, Dec. '10. Dispatchuo from
Oli'tnt report thnt thu ilreams In that sec
tion havo risen nbovo their crabankmctits,
anil lb jtintry N inundated. Wotpr
is thruu feet deep 'In omo streets in
I'Altl", Dec. 19. Tbo iinyor of Nates
lias been dlmiseil from ofllco for not giv
Ing sufficient protection to tho pilgrims
The motion introduced into the itssem
bly to Inqulru Into tho responsibility of the
governnient for the outfaget suffered by
pllgrimi, bus conequcntly been with
drawn. M. Uocn, a distinguished meinbor of the
institute, has been struck from tho jury
litt bccnuie hii acltr.iiwledgcd that ho did
nut believe In' tbe existenro of a Ood.
COULD TO DIKGOJUiK NINE
MILLIONS TO SETTLE
IIKAVV PUHCHASE OF TELE
iHlAPjr STOCK RY CV
BUS W. FIELD.
SATAN'T.V AND MO THEE
iUKNED TO THE ThXAS
ifiiNlTKN 1 lAKY.
SNOW STOI'.M IN ST. LOUIS.
MONARCHIST! 10 UK KKPT IN AWK.
r a ins, Drc. 18. Gen. Chausey's corps
is being rapidly increased to 100,000.
wbllu Gen.Ducrot, a doubtful Republican,
has only -18,000 mon under Ills command
President Thiers to-day said that ho In
tended to keep the EnnurchhU In awo.
HUn WRECKED ALL LOST.
Lonpon, Dee. IP Tho ship Miitchless
of rioston wrecked off tho coast of North
umberland. All oi: board woro lost.
Tho Times' assizes column this morning
contlanssx verdicts of murdor, with sen
tence of death pasted upon tbo culprits,
Robert Bowles war releasod n $20,000
OYKKfLOWKU. t p
PvBia, Dec. 10 Tbe Selno Is ovrr
flowed in this city, the quays aro flooded,
and stores near thrm aro ulosed, Alt
traflic Id tbat quarter tl now carried on
fcy boaU. Deyond fiorcy tbs.bovt l
ETC, ETC., JCTC.
Sr. Loci', Dec. 19. Satanta end Big
Tree, the two Kiowa chiefs wbo were
taken from tbe Texas penitentiary some
months ago, to meet delegates of tbu vari
ous Indian tribes en.routu to Washington,
und wbo bavu since been in jail here, un
der charge of United Slates Marshal
Newcomb, will be returned to tbat prison
In a day or two, Guv. Davis of Texas, hav
ing telegraphed for tbem.
a furious snow btobm
Prevailed here sinco 11 o'clock this
morning, and now there is about three
inches of snow on the ground.
Many hortet were withdrawn from tho
streets during tbe storm, for fear ot a re-
apsu of tbe disease, and but few street
cars are running to-night.
Nkw Yokk. bee. 19. Tho Eriu man
agement completed to-day tbe most nota
ble of its undertakings. At tbe meeting
of tbo hoard this morning, the report of
the special committee appointed to take
Into consideration tbe proposal made by
Jay Gould, looking to' a settlement of tho
suit) instituted against him by tbe Erie
company, v.m submitted. Tbe report
presented was very long, embracing full
terms of the oder made by Gould, and con
cluding with the rccommendution tbat tbe
proposition of settlement be accepted. Tbo
report was adopted, and result will be tbo
withdrawal of the suits pending against
Gould, 'upon the surrender to tho board of
directors $'.',030,000, wbicb sum. according
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to toe opinion oi- wie mcmucra oi uiu
special committee, will cover the toUl
amount for which tho various suits have
been brought. The terms of sottlemcnt
with Gould include tbo transfer of sixty
thousand shares of Erie slock, tbo
Grand Opera IIouso and a number of
lots of valuablo land, ntnounilng to
fully $7,000,000. This etat'imont
was continued by Gould himself, this af
ternoon, who also said mere was an under
Mantling that bo was to be consulted in
tho business ot tbu road. lio thinks thnt
thu arrangements now made will enable
the company to lay tho third rail on tho
Erin road, to make tho ullunco with the
Luke Shore road. Various opinion aro
givon us to tho caiiiot which led tu Gould's
surrender; somo believing that ho hud no
other recourse, nnd others say It is pirt of
a doeply laid plan to reguin soinii of bis
lost influence over tho Erlu railway.
Cl.sriswATi, Doc. 19, The Western
Union telegraph company entered suit to
day in the United States court to recover
(3,000 from Hamilton cmluty, being tuxes
on its gross receipts in this city. Tho
county claims that to tux It on its grots
receipts is without warrant from the con
stitution of Ohio or of tho United States,
Cl'T Ills TIIIIOAT.
Thomas I.. Ilond, a prisoner now in tbo
county jail under oonvlction of nisault
with intent to kill, out his throit with a
pua-lcnife this morning. Hond'sotfoncowus
cutting tho Rev. J.J. Thompson of Leav
enworth, with a hatchet last summer, In a
fit of jealouty with the latter, who during
a brief stuy here, wus visiting tho widow
Mrs. Shingledecker whose bund Bond
sought in miirriago. It is thought be can
on tbu par valuo of llm stuck.
CULVA.V AM) TUK'TRIIIUNK.
W.sMitNoro.v, JJoo It. Tim repoit
that Colfax has accepted tbo editorship n
llio Tribuno Is erroneous:. Ho has lu.d
replied to many inquiries that negotlatl f I
on tbu subject havo nofretultcd In ui y
ngrueiiiunt, and that yesterday, by muUal
consent, they woro regarded terinl i
Ho Ii.-uvui to-morrow to spen'd thu '-t;'1 lay
recess with his family, West.
Sam Kkancisco, Cat., Decftr. notice
force is required to protect 'thu oiUeu of
tbe L nited States cuinuiissionora again. t
vlolonco by boardlng.houu?ii!terF . Theto
aro riotous demonstrations overt- dav
Ships contlnuo taking cruws through com-
misiioiiers olnce. It u generally thought
that tbu old ring or boArding-houso mut
ters It broken up. t
Contlnus remarkably cold for this locality.
rTllH AOAI.VST UoL'Lll.
Nkw York, Dec. I'J. It Is stated tbo
suits of the hno railway against Jay'
UuulU will ho abandoned, bd ugreuiug to
relui.d 9,000,000 to IhcwTpatiy.
Two gojd brokers' flrms"nru reported to
havo suspended to-day. '
Sixjurori haveheeu now obtained in
Stokes' case. i
Nkw Yoiik, Doc. 19, Iho great sena
lion of Wall ftreet to-day, was tbu settle
ment of thu Erie company nitb Juy
Gould, who delivers lo thu company iu
vurious kinds of par vuluo, nlnu million
dullars worth at murkot price of over 7,
00u,000 on condition of iettlwncnt. It is
ald ho will havo tho Unit market bid for
2o0,000 shares of EriusToct here Hnd at
London, which hu is now beloved to control.
Providence, Dec. 18. The Rjiodo Is)
and medical society to-day admitted Mist
Anita E. Tyng to inemburtbin. Mist
Tyng it tlio tirst femalo member.
apULD AND THE KHIK.
New York, Dee. 10. 3. M. Barlow
ttatet that If tho Erio company accepted
any proposition from Jay Gould lor the
settlement of claims against him It would
not tio for a lots turn than nloo millions,
Yetterday Cyrus W. Field bought tho
Interest o' a considerable number of hold
ers of ttock In tba Jsew York, New Found,
land and London Telegraph company,
amounting In ftll to about tbrco million
, ieUftr. The price paid was ninety eeate
t - .
Wasui.ngton, Dec. 19. A bill amend
utory to the pustul code wltb amendments,
was reported and pasieiL,. .
A bill allowing women in tbe territo
ries to vote and hold otliceui reported
adviiedly from tbo judiciary commitleo
and placed on tbo caleidar.
A bill relating to judgment- of tho pro
visional court of Louisiana,, reported ai
versely und indeQiiitclypoa.puned.
Mr. Sherman from ill ieoriimittco on fi
nance reported a subillliUi for tbu bill
prohibiting tbo sale of liquors in tho Dis
trict of Columbia, and other territories.
Mr. Edmunds suid be intended to call
up thu joint resolution ad verso to tbu era
sure ot tbe names of battles rfrom the ttaiis
and army register, but refrained, ns bu un
derstood Senutor Sumner was too unwell
to epcak. , ?
A resolution was adoMod ezionding tlio
timo for receiving models for the. Farrugul
ttatuu thirty days. I '
Mr. Sherman called up tho bill author
izing un exchungu of registered coupon
I I.Mr. Uiyard offered au amendment
which wat ugreed to, proving that tbu op
eration aflhu lav shall; uotjfincreaio the
public debt or rule of iptorest on bond;
Tbo bill wuk briefly dlsoui-ed and laid
Mr. Ramsey of MinneotR, from the com
mittee on post-office, and post-roads re.
ported tho postul telegraph bill. Tbo bill
's tbe Hubbard bill, with sundry inudidai-
lions. Tbu paHtmasior general is required,
as soon as practicable, to""ttablisli tele
graph circuits, and atjolhers within len
On motion of Mr. Vood resolution
was adopted that tho banking committee
inquire whether unl.-twful joombinutioiis
for locking up gold und money oxist, caus
ing commercial mid lliianclul stringency
nnd report legiilation necessary lo prevent
mid punish such unluwful continuation.
Mr. Hooper reportedfrom the investi
gating committee, charces, againttt the
Tenth National bunk dJNow York, for its
locking up of currciiey.wltbfn view of pro
ducing ai money panic.'' Tlio committee
recommended tho puisugu of a bill prohib
iting national banks from locking up cur
rency, andny oilicer of such banks abet
ting such action to bd'flnod'ton thousand
dollars and imprlsoned'ffiro yenr.s.
A resolution was adopted appointing a
commitleo' of throo toexamlnn Into tbe
course of tbo lust oi stamps from thu as
sistant treasurer's ofllco in Now York.
A bill for paying the expenses of tbe
Mexican commission was passed.
A diplomatic appropriation bill ap
propriating $1,332,000 wat reported, and
tiindo the special order for January 7.
Tbo house went into tho committee of
tbo whole on tbu detlclcncy bill, and after
debate, a bill wus roporu-d ' with umund
ment forbidding the board of public
works of tb'e District 'of ' Columbia frum
incurring indebtedness for the Uniil
States, beyond tho amounts appropriated
by congress. Thu bill wus passed, 10U
Tiiu house then took'up thu bill re
ported last Friday by Banks from the
committee on foreign affairs in regard to,
tho National Exposition 'at Vienna Iu
1673. Thu bill appropriates one hundred
thousand dollars, and requests the govern
ort of the tovcrul ttute?.to invito their
peoplu to assist in tbe proper repreen
tatlon of American iBiluttrv at tho ex
position.' After somo remarks by Messrs';
Banks andJStcvonsonof Ohio, in advocacy
of tbo bill, thu amendment which wus
offered bys Mr. Hoar last Tuesday, for
tbe appointment of a commission, of not
more than twulvo artisans to attend the
exposition, fnd report tbylr Qbtervatlous
Mi tbe president, was agreed to-
Mr. Morgan moved to strlko out tbo ap
propriation. Nou'atlved. Tbn bill wai
then pasted. j
Mr. Garfield nKed tho housu as n inrit
t".r of naurteiy to tho setmle, to poss be-f-iro
adjournment, tho senatu bill for u
steam paesenKcr nnd frolcbt olovator In
the cast wing of thu capltnl.
Mr. Cox ol-Jected,
Leavo of absence; was grunted lo a grunt
Amidst much I'onfu.ion and pressure
for aljourninent, snvenil bills woro intro
duced nnd rufnrred, and the houso adjourned.
Lakavkttc, Intl., Dec. lit Tho twitch
migin on tho Louisville, New Albany and
Chicago railroad, stur.dim: on tho trook in
this city, exploded nt 5 o'clock this morn
Jng with torrihlo force, killing thu
engineor, David MoNary, anil orloutly
Injuring a youth immed Kllgon-. Thu
i.-ngino was completely wrecked, pieces of
It wero thrown several block, A l.irge
picco of tho drivlnc wheel fell throuirh an
udjacent house, on n bed in which a man
and wife wero sleeping, but. neither wai
TahaoLa, Pa,, Dec. 11). Tho shotis of
Carter, Allen A- Co. binned lust night.
Lo over ilSO.000. Olio hundred and
lll'ty men thrown out of employment.
isgw Iohk, I." At f lushing. Long
Island, last lihilit, n larco amount of val-
ilublu property m burned, thu flro orig
inating in Clomnnt Si Hloodgood'H gro
cery. Tho (himiioy lull and buried ono
nihil, who was Instuntlv killed. A bin-
was ulso seriously injured. Thu greatest
excitement prevailed among tho people,
who feared a general conflagration. Five
liuildings were demolirhed to -tuy thu
flames. Loil not yet known.
In tbe Northwest and thenca ovor thu
upper lakes, and Southward to Miniouri
and lower Ohij valley, Northalvlly arid
Northwesterly wind, cloudy weather,
snow and rain, followed by ri-lng barom
eters, and Cold, partly cloudy, and clearing
weather to-morrow. In the gulf state and
Tennessee brik oiilhwcterly winds, in
creasing pressures continue, rain
mid lower temperuluro to-morrow,
with occamouul light snow,
In the South Atluntio states falling hu
rometor, wurm and threatening wtather
and ruin, with brisk northerly mid west
erly wind. On thu lower "lakes and
thenco over tho Middlo ami E-istern state
higher temperature, threatening weather,
snow and r.iin. Warning KibiiaU have
been ordersd for Galveston, Now Orleans
Clltt.-Atto, Due. ID. Flour ftuadyde
maud light; nomiiiully unchanged.
Wheat tl r tu and moderately active, tl 1.1
cash LK-cember; SI 13J .Imuiurj; f 111
February; tin I fcarco und nominal, $1 "i0
Corn steady; deinanil moderate, uOjfjtlUj--cash
Deceuiberj ailj30o Jalillar; 3I
Fehruar; IJ'.'c Mm; 3t)Jc July. Oat
quiet hut steady, i'J ji4u cash Dcumbei;
.a'Njc Jan; 'jU,il3o Feb. lt o tirm;
aleablu 0J. lia'rley quid, nominally 03
(2,i;SJ spoi; C2J January, l'rovi-ions -lull
and unsullied, I'ork easier, offer-d at
11 "5 Jai.uary; nominally $11 DO March.
Ltrd easier, sales c epot; otl-red at "ir.
March, S 1' hams ttoady "JgOc; green
Hams steady demuud, iiioduralu UjGi-;
103 av; 107 av "Jc; 10 av 7(o7e; 1ft v.
Other meals quiut, hold at pruvioiis prices.
Menti in salt; nhouldcr.s ')) day3c; short
ribs 1. loose; boxed steady, nomiiiully un
changed; ehotilders !JJc; -hurt ribs fije;
short clear 0J. Whiskey quiet, nominally
Ciiicaoo, Deo, 19. Livo lipsi receints
to 11 a m, lts,41!5; trains late, anticipated
receipt lor tolay M 000 to 3SS,'iO(; Hboui
400 cars of ttock arrived. Official yolur-
Jty .15,1'J'J, Buyers for liuokoK buving
sparingly nt logylfic; lower -xlroiiio range
$3 &u'i 8S; bulk sales 3 OUQfl Cfl. Cat-
tiu receipts lignt; market quiut tint firm,
nominaii v ununuuged.
Nrw iohk, Dec. 10. Flour dull.
Wheat dull, nominal; $1 nOtfil AS; reil
winter 70($l 77; a-iiber dec $1 60
I R'i I'lrn .lull miiiilnul iXCJlUX L ll.
quit; l73o'; inferior -loliJc. ' Mes
pork quiet at i;i .'.'i(yi-i .3. i.ir.i qmot
at "3(ry7 c. Whisky linn, nominally f I.
God I II!,
Cincinnati, Deo. 19. Flour and grain
unchanged. Cotton quiet, middling 19L
Whisky oaslor; Hoc. rorK dull, nominal ;
bulk muuts quiut, unchanged. Racoti dull,
iirichunged. Green moats quint, unchanged
lines weak, lower, ?3 lilTjATo. Jlnlk of
stilus C.'30c. Ii-ird quiet, unchungu-1.
bT Lull I h, IJec, m Muur very quiet.
Whuat, no buyers. Corn dull; wliitu
mixod n3e, Oats nothing doing. Uvo
firm tlrsQ'Oc. Hurley nothing cluing.
I'ork nominal $12; dry salt weak
lower, for futum naeked hoiildura :i?o tel.
lor January; clear ldes Cju spot; lmcon
no sales. Lurd woak, country kettlu 7c.
Hogs lowor extreme range 3 70Q7J7 rJO;
mo.tly ?3 fjOfV'i OJ.
St. Louis, 111. Flour dull. Luck of
.hipping facilities checks business. Wheat
utuu demand lor nws spring ul l lo'o)
1 111 but no sellers at thcAo price.. No di
uiaiid for full com, very slow, uuchuhged ;
yellow mixed und No 2 white mued, 'J'JQ,
c. O.tls Inactive, unchanged ; No 'J mix
ed -!l()itf, lUcluy quiet; No 2 O.'u. Ryu
2rm; iNo 0 9907UU, m-uive, dull and noun
tint at 12c. Dry eult meats dull and loo.e ;
cloar rib 5jJo do cleur tides Ug)Jc. Ba
con, nothing doing; shouldo- fij, clear rib
8c, clear tides 7Jti. Lurd dull, uiu bunged
Highwirics higher, 0.1c. Ccltlu dull ; fair
to prime 30&V, cliuli-u and oxtru $5 2:i(o)
6 75. Ho-', niiiet. lowur: S:l o()C,3 Ul.
'mostly $3 400)3 Oi, R'setiiptt lo.Ouo.
cniCAflo, iiw. iu. flour quiet and
steady. Wheat steady and higher, No I
undue SI 20; No V, $1 131; spot l 11: Jan
No 8 $1 00l 12. Corn qulot und weak
Not! mixed ;i0Jc; spm :Mtt. Jan oatt dull
and drooping; No 'J 'jnlc, Rvo tcarcu and
Urm; No 2 OIRdll. Hurley in good do
mand; No 2 tall 6JJ. Provision unsettled
prices gonctnliy lower; moss pork $11 CH
spot; groon haint tlrm, range JjfB Jc. c
cording to location; groan shoulders Sr;
greon short cleur &e; bulk incuts quiet
and unchanged. Wuiikcvv milut and eas-
BUUKTtN BUILDING V,SHINGT0N-AV.
New uuk, Dec. 19 Flour dull, su
por western und talu $o tiotuH X,; com
mon to go id ill Hdi,l 05; lo cholio
7 10(2,7 M.1; whit., wheat s x rts :7 UKu
8 CI. Whiskey llmi, $1. WIk.hI dui'l
and hc.ivt; No n fprin! .kV, il; rod
westurii $1 721)1 hu, .,ril.,it ,N
SI D. Ryo scare.! and llrri. Barley
dill. Corn steady j wcstur.i mixed (HJ
ihc; ; n"w nilxrd v.-e-lerit ,.-, ()u.
hlghi't; old wcitorn iiiix.kI. ;i.; -; n -w iiViV,
49-. Coffeu quiet; rio l.'lSlc. .ugar
rair to g-ol reflnlng 9J(.ytc. Fork dull
and unchanged; new me-.-SH; ld SI3I
Bm-f quint; met $2. Cm i,iom1
q ii t -l.o il li r January l ijc long
clear bacon OJc; .h..rt cl.ur i'fTi7c;
Lard lower; No 1 to prim.-teaiu 7 m 7iC.
kettlu 8l(17H.3-IUc. ' "
Nf.w O'ki.kan.s D-c. 19- Fl.i.r dull;
trcblo j7.J5j;l, fuml'y S9.Jfml0. Com n.T
sales. 0-Uj quiet: 1 7- Hnm ?l Ilu. y
prirnu 22c. choicu ;t:ic. 1'nrk ilull; int-s liljc.
Cicon, onlvjolii-itig (lemiuid, fljfii riilc.
H-iin lOXWJc. Lird, tiercuj'jta.ie. 'kolt
9J(rtl?c. Stigur In gorl Jerfmnil; oldi'Olc,
coiomnti U.r, fair In fully "(air
"IOijHv: prune 9ji. .Mi.la's urtlve
Mini h glmr, common 4-V.'- Mi,; fair SSIo;
prime 6,V '.e; e.t rictl prlino t-i rhoM-e ,',7
fOOc. Whi-key Indnn.n ti;t- Cir inn-iti
SI. Oofl'en I'-JfielUc Sterling 2IJ; Oght
J Glial I (' ilt-m il-ll etiser,iilei
il.HnO; l.m,. ordiriarv If!,-; ,u miililling
l9c: midilti' iiiilinnti Iiilrl.ltd Vuuj
Oflpan Iflje: lneeint: ,"i,i!!i7. KttvirU
const, o1. Stock Kil.-s.l7,
Itlseiinil 1'iilloriiio HI
I'nr.'l h-i'iticn tins; at Ip m. !-, t'i,
.St. I'aul' T
I jvcnpnrt ..
I uvall'i llluif
Alu j: i
lo i i
-.t "( " STATI(1..
. ,1 4,
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j . ;l.n!uwli-, .
. Me.upili . . ,
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t In'i: -2
.. l ittle Keel- .
I IIOMA- L. WAI SON.
Ulwciv-r SU- f. L'.S. A
PiiTsiiL'iin, Dec. Hi Riwr stutionaiv
with 3 feet a Inches. We-cibcr cloudy
light snow and tleel. No Improvement
in thu prospects for w.iior. The following
boats iiru rec-iving freight, but will not
depart until more favorable weather m il
ii riu in tin-river : . inn ui. l i'.xchiuigo
for Citicinnuti; Hell,. Vernon fr Nah
ville; Ironside f.ir Now Orleans
LoUisVll.l.K, Dec. Ml River filling. 3
feet Inches in thu cniiul, 1(5 inches in thu
chute. No floating lei. ming down on
uceountofu gorge ul ftiv .Mile island, thi
rl ver Is uNo reported gorged at other points
above; no boat going up. but lower pack
els uru running. Weiilier drizzling and
sleeting; mercury range from 23 to 3,'.
Sr Louc. Dec. 19. River is falling und
still full of ice, liiuvy sno-.v .slorm tu.-urlv
all day, but I clearing up to-night and
Cincinnati. Dec. 19. River 0 feet 0
Inches; stationary, gorge broken at Big.
Mlamur-lt-hn btonTttnlng brleklv since
J o'clock this afternoon.
Mkmnik Dec. 10 Cool and rainy nil
ly. river fa. ling -lowly, Ai rived." Ar
lington Cincinnati: DarJiiuullo. White
river. Departed, Tom Jnper, New Or
lennf; Exporter, Cairo.
Lti TLB Hock, Dec. 19 Co'd
rainy nil day, rhor ro 5 Inches.
GENERAL NEWS IT...NK
'Wejterii Texa exports gum limbic.
Tho City of Churches U iimMng 'em
of iron now.
Hay is SS0 ii ton in Crescent City,
Camphor is a good crop in tlio ovor
gludu of Floiida. "
Tbo siibcriptloiH for Harvard huvo
reached $1 17,291.
-Singes have to bu dug out of Vbci
Mioiv-dnlU in Muinu.
Furls is building an ub-gnnl and
Carson, Nev., is hnhilng cork-flglitt
to pay for u stnto iiuivursitv.
Thero aro lunatics roniliieil in near It-
eve ry county jiil iu Kentucky.
Mlddln Alahanik Is rei-eivini? hiteu
droves of Kuniuckv mules nnd lior.sos.
Ono liundred ami iltieen criminals
wuru recently l.elie.ided at Matuw, China.
A cii-tom.hoii-o oi(i-er in .Mnlno
seized oi.e nutmeg, and it was sold in duu
loriu ot law.
During tho mouth of October nrarlv
0,000 cases, of cholera occurred In Austrian
A young lady nt Corrv. IV, hud Ik r
speech I rightum-d I rum her by a runaway
(l.-iive, bearded bulges, of .Muvflcld.
Ky., pi iy murbld with mluntud member.
of thu hur.
A young negro ut Vullejn, Cat., tpeukt
four modern languages tlueiitly, besides
being muster of Liliu ami Greek.
Ono ol tho Smith faiuilv in Connecti
cut inib killed $l'Jf worth ot woodcock and
partridges in le-s than lliiuo weeks.
An iudii-trious v bitu grub, undaunted
by snow or Irost, is hilu-rnating very com
fortubly on Fetiniylvuiila H winter wheat.
An English paper culls attention to
18 1 person, survivor of tho government
Tontiuu of i7b9, whusu averugu uge is 90
A member of tliu Mexican congress
oppo'ud a lallroml hill tho oficr duy ' be
cause," bald be, " it will ruin tbu puck
A llttlo dnrkoy Iu I.oulsvillu drow
$12,000 in tho library concort. lio suya
all hu nslis lor U a pair of boots nnd n
bushel of peanuts,
Thu Indians ruvengo curiously. Onu
rccci'lly lei luoso a box of rultlesuukvs III
the hoiuu of a Witcuiitiu man ugulust
whom ho had a grudge.
A Fhiladulphia girl vhoo urine woro
lost in a lailroad iiccidenl,does a full day's
wort; on a sewing machine, manuglng her
work with her teeth.
A certain uluts of ltoms bus got o
common that all llio papers cay about il
now is: "Anothur wife-murdirer was
bangid In Washington yesterday."
A New England family recently
churiorcd a freight car for 3u() und tlieic
in moved thcm.ulve ami worldly good
faluly and coinfurtalily to Nebraska,
Most of the b't batch of poor Italians
landed by.-milgrutit nvindlor. in Now
York, Io not know they uro not In
Buenos Ayres, their promised destina
tion, Calfomb; is making brandy from llgi.
Tho liquor l very pleasant, and alter
drinking a quart or to a man will cheer
fo'iy stand any utuuunt of abuse from bis
TrA RifMo borso doctor line written to
Titbiny .fc Co, of Now York, wanting o
. h.Wi W'l!'t "tl,e fro,S!,t " l"l'esle
Buff" dlamo"tl wiU bu ttva Uotbam to
Two plug of tobacco In his pocket
Siopped r. Lullct nnd.savol a Kontuckv
man s llfo recently, but you ulll never i-c'u
his circiiiiMlancn related and circulatnd
in tho form of a tract:
Tho Deliiwaro Indians livo In frame
ho.i.e.., wear cut ucny coal, Itnd ttatid-lil.
collar., fi i ,.,lr.M, ,in, ,-ompromIo ut
til' v cents on llm ,1, ,!!,., ...,i .1
quite olrlllzd. ' " b
TU fun to gn m -cbool n Minncoti
In i fin tn iv i, ,.t' i ,i., I.,., i. . i . i
. , ii-n-jii-n anil
scholars Were sh it all niht jn t, K-bfo.
notue by one of t,u lW ,torH ,illt
usnco around In tint rjejon.
It ily it buying O"ortii cotlnn. Th-.
Hntith b,irk 11 itehclor h-u Just left Sn
vatinnh with a cargo rnii.tlng of 2.024
bules upland cofion wMv-blnj. sniric,".
pound, and valued ntSlBS,l!i 71."
An .ild ludy rllpped through llm bole
rut for the r-gifter, into tbu cellar of a
MeW Haven elmn-l, ll.. ,.!,,.. .1... ..... i...
, . . . ' .'...-ii ,111. , mill dm.
ing llhed out. humbly p.)lo-;iie,, think
Ing her weight had chu'cJ tlirt crash.
Patrick O'linnrL-n ivlw.i.. .,
....... ....... ..k, ,,in-i .,,,ii,n f,,.-
pear among the Mdling-out shurelmldeu
of thy New York 'Trihinm.' was in-? orjg
Iniil prrasinaii wftlm concern, and lot lieid
ui ono au.iru ol llm slock lor twenty
Tho siiiirtimrt ertti-i .Af .lir..-..:.. i. ..
, I,,1 - v. , .null l in II 'I
just Ueciidcsl that, until tmt new code gois
I i.. il'. .i l I . . r .
.it .taittiiiry, tno ietimon v of u
Chliiii.o or Mongolian wilnus I niit ml
-.nuiu, uiiuur mo oxisllng law, against a
Thu tuvonty-lhro! Chlnnmcn who
firfl.-umo to North Adams, Mum., Invu
aid un $39.i)iiii iil,i,e. ,.n
ihoy began lo work for .Mr. Samp-on.
t w..ii -uvo moro oi tnu i;clctlals aro oj
pected in a few day.
Tho Hartford 'Timu' tells of a gen
tlemati in tloit .-Iii-
glass of iodu, vi retiring from tbn -toro
wilhuut thu tiiial littlu ceremony which
.How Unit operation. " R -collcct," aid
ihn rmliti. nr.. ti. !.... n ii ...... i...
pocket-book, you didn't pull it oui here."
WHAT A DREAM DID.
Thu Fort Wayne 'cjentim-r soberly n.ir-
rates ihu lotlowmg u n fact :
gentleman of hlch stu-hil iimitii.i, ir.
tills Collllty, hat a rntl llicui-cj lis i-ll-rk
in ii l.rg mercatitilo iu.11-0 In Omuha.
A fuw weeks ago ihu tuiliur received n
lettur from Ihu anil to thu effect that hi!
Hud boon robbed of $.VU() belonging to
his employer, whlio reluming from a col
leciing trip into thu country. Thu futhor
wus naturally troublul by thu
intelligciicu und when he rc
ho rulirud to bis room fur the ni-'ht. botm.
awaku for seme Hum thinking of tni un
fortunate occurrence. At lust bu Cell
asleep, and, as it seemed to him, hu wus
sitting by a tablo iu n bed chamber of
iiotei, in uiniiiiu, listening to tuecim-
vursatioti of two mhhii- n u ln ni.r.. r...
calfing thu par.iculars of a robberv iu
whlcli tlicy had been concerned, wbilo
they count) d over thu prccccdi of thu tamo
wnh un iixultant air.
iiCarning thu number of their room, ho
den-ended tho stairs, consulted thu regii
t"r, tlved their nutiifs In memory, toguthur
with tbu date under which "ihey worn
written, nnd then nwoke. Hu immediately
w roto a letter to his son, requesting blm to
cull ut Hid hotel, look al thu registor,
and If ho found thu names of John B.
Wilson and Junto Frank inscribed
on it pages under th dat- of
November, to have tho parties
arrested nnd churgnil u ah thu theft of the
fi,0-i0. Tho son followed tho directions,
and from a letter received by thu father
somo timi. sinco wti learn that tho said
John II. WIIjoii and John .Frank were
arrested at the Fuid hotel, nr.d thev con
fcs'ed the felony, that SI.7I2 of tho lost
money was recovered, and that thu of
fender IihiI been etit to the pen t ntiary.
For Suit' nt Wlnleu!o or Retail.
COItNl'.R U2r)-STUr-.F.T AND OHIO LEVEk
r. ssin I.K
SAVE TIME AND MON'EY I
By letting your wants be known st tlio
Itasfiuent No. 79 Ohio I.eM-e.
If j on want employinent, go to thnOllli-t';
f jou ant help ol any iIcm riptloo, go to
ihu Dlllce ; If you want to buyer .-ell any
aillelc, uu to the Office; lieru)oiu-uii leuia
who will m-11 nr ulio will but, or who will
hire, or who will work. Cull in ami leuie
voiir want and orders Now, tor "Tlniu le
No. 104 COUMKIiCtAL AVKNUlC,
rrcncli, hcotvh and Atneilciii casslucret
ot all eoluu, and beaernd hoad cloths
CONSTANTLY ON HAND,
And luuile up Iu thu
And at the lowet price. A tine lit und Ilrt
c-luo work guaranteed. NillMucllun lu uv
r IV lopei l w.-iiiauteil.
I Ss K)iU I I iv UUW I t
The Drelersmue-l will nirutsb
HARD AND DRY WOOD
An Cliei, II ssot Chrmput
bad any wood deater In Cairo. Leave order
ou tho shite at the l'o.tollle'O and at Rosa
i-oalvard, on Commercial avenue, t-ctween
Tenth and twelfth rtreete. Cairo. Illinois. I
give good measure and will cord the wood
un If desired.
UflOU OEMXia E1UT