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JOHN H. OBERLY, PROPRIETOR.
OFFICE, BXTIiIiEO?IXT BTJIIiPIrg-, COB. 12TH 8TEBBT A. 1ST ID WASHIKOTOIT A
CAIRO. ILLINOIS, SATURDAY. DECEMBER 28, 1872
BULLETIN BUILDING WASHINGTON-AY.
WHOM AND WHEN THE PRESI
DENT WILL RECEIVE
ON NEW YEAR'S
THE ICE GOES OUT AND
DOZEN STEAMERS ARE
CUT DOWN, CRUSHED
ITWO HUNDRED THOUSAND
FOR AN EXTINCT'
RACE OP IN-DIANS.
TOTAL LOSS NEARLY A QUAR
TER OP A MI I, LION.
$130,000 WORTH OP COAL LOST
AND TUB RRIOE ADVANCES
TO 2 I'BK 1IARREL.
lA PORTION OP UKI) CLOUD'S HAN D
ON THE WAR 1ATJI.
HENATOR POMBKOY IN REOARD
TO THAT LETTER.
THREE HUNDRED SMALL-POX
PATIENTS THROWN Ul'ON
THE COMMUNITY II Y
THE IIURNINO OP
lOBESWELIi ON THE CHIOAGn
l'OSTM AST K Hall 1 I.
ANOTHER: EXTENSIVE CONl'LA-
UKATKJH 1 !i N I. W
WHITE 110U8B HKCKITIOS'S.
Wabiiinoton, Dec. 27. Thu evening
receptions of PrcuMent and Mri. Grant
will commence .lunuury 16 and contlnuo
tlU January li'J and February 17.
Oon. Pr&nci'i A. Walker has tendored
iho president hi resignation m comrnis
lionef of Indian affairs, to tako olfed Jan-
jary 1. It is understood tlio resignation
Iwltl bo accepted, but lilt successor will
not bo appointed till after Iho return of
NEW TEAK'S KECKl'TIONS.
Tho announcement it made by ajthor-
sly that at 11 o'elock a. m. of January 1,
the president will receivo mernben of tho
cabinet and foreign ministers; at 11:30 a,
ia Judges of the supremo court of the Unb
ted Slates, senators and rcpreicntalivct In
congreii, governor of tho Diitrict of Co'
lumbia and suite judges of the luprcmu
court of the Diitrict of Columbia and of
court of claims ; at 12 o'clock officcri of
(the army and navy; at 12:30- p. in. headi
f burtaui of tho leveral department! ; at
112:45 p. m. anociatcd soldiers of 1812 and
(member ol tho oldest Inhabitants associa
tion of the District of Columbia. Recep
kion of citizens cornnences at 1 p. m. and
terminates at 2 p. m.
it Dora NOT EXIST.
Several parties arc now hero from Mon
tana wlio aro prepared to snow lo mu iih
llfuction of congress that there is no such
tribo in ezLtenco as Teton Sioux, for
Ariose bonoSt an appropriation of nino
undred thousand dollars was asked for
bast year, and for whom n further nppro
priation of two hundred thousand dollars
lis provided for in the Indian appropria
Ition bill, which has just passed the house.
flue parties propose to file sworn nflldavits
Iwitb tho sennto appropriation committee,
showing that tho disbursement of money
to this so called tribo especially undor thu
agency of Superintendent Viall, lately rc-
Imoved to mako way fur ono of Senator
Harlan's friends, Rev. J. 'Wright of
llowa, were made upon fraudulent vouch
Postmaster Oenoral Cresswell says tho
facts about tho change in tho Chicago
postmaslership arc, that thu affairs of that
office bavo fur somo time been so looiely
Irasnaged, that the department determined
I to select n moro competent postmuster
iGan. Mc Arthur was decided upon and
I Postmaster Eastman was requested to re
Islcn. which he did to avoid removal. The
place was novor offered to Mr. Squires
I deputy, And consequently he had no op
Iporlunlty to declino tho appointment
I The chango was mado In the Interest of
I civil-service reform.
TUB UMIOS PACIFIC.
Washington, Dec. 20. Tho (-ovornment
directors of tho Union Pacific railroad
havo made a report upon Its condition.
Tbey find it in oxcolient order, and in
most respects well managed. Theoplnion
Is expressed, that tho interests of tho road
would be bettor subsoived if tho head
quarters of tho management wcro removed
from Boston and Now York, to Omaha, or
somo point upon, or near thu Eastern ter
minus of tho road.
RED CLOUD'S HAND.
General John A. Smith, commanding at
Fort Laramie, somo days ago roportcd to
tho interior department, that a portion of
Rod Cloud's band wero oft their reserva
tion, and committing depredations and
murders south of the Platto. Gen. Ord,
nd Smith, commanding tho department,
and the Indian agent at Daniels, united
in a requost, and that tho Indians of that
ssction might be attacked whenbver found
off their reservation. Tho requost has
St. Louis, Doc. 27. A Globo special
from Washington says Senator Pomeroy
leaves to-morrow ovening for Kansas, to
look after his chances for re-election,
Tho senator has just obtainted proof of
the forged character of tho letter purport
ing to bo signed by him, relative to sliar
ing with Indian agent Ross, in the traiing
profits, and will carry tho. statomonts to
Kansas, lie expects to mako tho editor
who first published tho aamo retract or
undorgo a libel suit.
A BRILLIANT AFFAIR.
New York, 27. The second annual re
ception given to the ladles of Now Kng
lands ocletles took place this afternoon and
was ono of tho roost brilliant affairs wit'
nnsed this season. Among tho guests
were E. O. -Washburn, Minislor to Franco.
Oen. Hancock, Gen. MoCorruick of Arizo
na, and Geo. flurnildt.
THE RUINS IN CENTRE STREET
TRAIN '.THROWN OVER AN EM-
RAN KM ISN'T.
TIIK ICE (lOItnE AT MEMPHIS.
Mem I'll Dec. 27. Last night tho ice
gorged at Hen and Chickens just above
tho city, and at 2 o'clock tho gori;o broko
and thu ico canto down with terrible force,
carrying off tho dry docks, then cutting
down ten barges of coal belonging to
Brown Si Jones, then steamer after
steamer lying at tho wharf till It was
thought not u singloonc, of it largo num
ber lying there, could bo saved. Tho fol
lowing is a list of boats lost : Laura, Hello
of I'ikc, P.. P. Walt, Undine, West Wind,
and City of Augusta. Tho towbout
Nelllo Thomas is lying in n critical con
dition, and it is doubtful whether iho can
be saved, as the Ico is running very heavy,
Tho Walt is broken in two, tho Hello
of Piko sunk to alovo her gnurds, but
supported by barges, and tho Laura is
badly broken. Tho crews of thcio
bouts aro wrecking them us ipcdily as
possible, to savo what they can before
another chango in tho ico occurs. The
Wi-Jt Wind has her upper works com
plutcty wrecked, but thu hull i not much
njured. Thu Andy lliiim hits her up
per works luUly uumugeu, Iho Arling
ton, Glasgow and St. Prancit huvu their
guards and upper works smashed. Th
dry docks, alter being driven
somo distance, wcro secured,
and will probably be saved, though
they and tho tteumcr Pat Cluburno aro in
a critical condition; iiho the Niilliu
Tliomus, whnsu upper works nru crushed.
Thu Nashville is in great peril her upper
works being gonu and onu shaft broken.
The Lhutii and Itollu ol 1 iko will provo
a total loss. Thu Undine, Helen Brook
and Surnmor Coon wero sunk out of
sight. Thu Clipper was driven down to
tho head of President's inland, und will
provo a total Ios. Rrown and Jones
loie$ 130,000 wortli of coal, leaving 3 day's
supply in tho hands of tho dealer in
Memphis. Tho gas works, which supply
tho city, being without a d ty'j supply, tho
coal dealers tuvu advanced thu price to
two dollars per barrel, which wilt cause
great sulfuring among tho poor. Taylor
Wells, pilot of thu Andy li-ium, and John
Clinton second clerk, and tho bar-tender,
jumped trom thu hurricano deck to thu
wharf-boat, as tho steamer was forcod
down, und wero badlv Injured. Wlls full
into thu rivor and was badly crushed by
tho ice, and was rescuo 1 with great dlfll
cully. River still rising, and moro dam
ago may occur.
AT KISS, TO-NIOUT
The river is falling, which is considered an
Indication that tho river is gorged again
at Randolph. Steamboat-men nro on th
qui vivu fur another crush of ico. The
James Howard after extricating thu City
of Augusta, has got a lino to tho shoro
Foot of Jefferson sfreot, but is unublo to
get in'to shoro. The Walt is considered
lost, und is owned by Elliot brothers of
this city, and valued at 30,000; insured
in Now Albany offices for $24,000. Her
cabin furniluro has all bcon removed
and hor cabin is being saved. Tho Hull
of Piko is a total loss, und valued at
$20,000, and is Insured in St. Louis com
panics. "Whole loss thus far will t.ot ex
ceed $200,000. Tho U. O. Yaeger lies
against tho bar on tho Arkansas shoro
Rrown & Jones's loss $130,000 ; no In
lurance. ino total loss uy uio disaster
will not full short of a quarter of n mil
lion. All eteumors at tho landing hav
.loam up, anticipating greater danger to
night. The short supply of coul U tho all
TUB HUINS IN CEXTRK 8TKKKT.
New York, Dec, 27. Tho debris oi tho
crcat Centre street Urn nro still covert-
with snow nnd ico, and untouched by
shovol or pick. Tho ownor of tho build
ing, Robt. Craighead, residing ut Yun
kers, has boon tolegruphcd to several
times but hus mndo no reply. Tho polico
have no authority to touch a stono of tho
burned promises without tho sanction of
tho ownor, nnd bosides aro nfruid to em
ploy laborors for thu purpose lest Comp
troller Grocn will rofuso to pay tho bill,
In the meantime tho pollen hoadquartors
and Sixth prcelnU station-house aro dally
btloed by relatives of the unfortunate j lug
dead, demanding that search lo com
menced, and aro eagerly offering assis
tance. Coroner Hermann this afternoon
officially requested Kelso to ovac
uato the ruins, expressing the
belief that the board of police
commissioners and department of public
works Iibvo power to order tho work per
formed, and saying no red tape ought to
lio allowed to interfero with humane duty.
This appeal it is expected will be success
ful. Soverul young girls employed In tho
burned building vliltod tho ruins nnd
cried bitterly over tho gravo of their fellow-workers,
ANOTHER FIRE IN NEW YORK.
New York, Doc. 27. About half-past
six this morning Dro was discovered In tho
bajcmutit of thu building No. 1C0 Mercer
street. Tho firemen wero soon on 'too
ground, notwithstanding the snow, but the
ru hud gullied considerable, headway, as
hud doubtless been burning sometime
niidu the building beforu it was dis
covered. Another alarm druw to thofiio
nn iidditlonal force including chiefs of lire
epiirtmcnts. . Tho flames loon spread
through tho block to buildings 'oi. 010
und C21 ilroadwny. Thu property be-
ongs to the Stuveysunl eitstu. Thufiro
on Mercer street extended to Nos. 108, 1C0
und 1G2, and caused damages exceeding
Sli.ooo. Thu property on ilroadwuy was
occupied "by Mailurd us u hotel und con
fectionery storo. Tho duiunga dono to
tho building and property will exceed $20,
000. Hull & Taylor's storo on Hroudway
and onu or two other small stores on Mer
cer street wero ulso damaged. Tho en
glncs uro still at work at tho fire, though
tho flames are subdued, Bnd Hroadway Is
temporarily blocked in consequence, at
Five alarms of Dro during tlio evening,
ono of which was caused by the burning
n small-por hoipital In Highland Dis
trlct, which throws three hundred small
pox patients upon the community.
Pecuniary loss S15.00O. Over twenty
thousand people wcro compelled to stay in
Boston over niuhl.
THROWN FROM THE TRACK.
Cincinnati, D.c. 27. The south bound
train on tlio Nashvillo road was thrown
from tho truck two miles from Glasgow
unction this morninc, and hurled over nn
embankment. Tho wholo train cauglil
Uro. but was extinguished. Several pre'
sons seriously injured, but none reported
FREIOUT SHEDS 1IURNED.
Boston, Dec. 27. This afternoon
firo broko out among tho freight sheds on
tho south side of Long wharf, adjoining
thn Philadulnhia steamboat pier. Losses
on goods stored will bo heavy.
tho principal lines of street cars
aro running to-day with double teams and
nro heavily loaded. Pedestrians on Broad.
way mnka their way through the snow In
ngle file. A few stages continuo tun
ing on tho great thoroughfare, but it Is
nly at raro Intorvals that carls or other
vohiclcs can bo seon. The cost of clear
ing Broadway for a distance of seventy
blocks will reach $20,000. Alone the
water frontage the snow is piled up in
hugh masses. Thermometer stands about
10 degrco below zero. North river
is Oiled with floating ice. No
malls arrived here since yesterday noon.
In Brooklyn and tho suburbs nearly all
travel and business nro sunpended. Dur
ing tho height of tho snow-storm yester-
ay afternoon, n largo meteor was seen at
Hunter's Point, L. I. All railway travel
on Long Island ceased. No arrivals.frorn .
sen yesterday and no departures from
this port. A special telegram from Bos
ton last night stales that all travel is sus
pended. No trains had arrlvod or left.
TERRIFIC SNOW STORMS PRE
VAIL OVER THE NORTH
ERN AND EASTERN
HEAVIEST SNOW FOR TWEN
TY YEARS IN NEW
HROADWAY BLOCKADED AND
PEOPLE PREVENTED FROM
RAILROAD TRAVEL SERIOUSLY
RAILROAD SOLD HRILLI ANT RE
Corn ccarce and firmer, whltn and yellow
B308&C. Oat higher at b062c. Bran
advanced to $1 40l Go, Hay scarce at
$40. Bacon easier at C)Uc, Surar
weaker, common Citic; uir to fully lair
"l8Jc; prime )r, others unchanged.
Sterling 21J; sight j discount, Gold 12.
Cotton activo and firm, sales 8,800; good
ordinary I8ce; low middling 18,19c;
middling lUJq middling Orleans 10 1.",
receipts 7,885; exports to Boston 1,810;
slock 107,101; week's salet 2A.000; receipts
net 31,310; gross 3U,7SJ; export continent
10,710; urrat Urllain 18,447.
St. Louts, Dec. 27. Flour firm, un
changed. Wheat dull, scarcely anything
doing: spring $1 19 St. Louis elevator;
somo inquiry for No 3 red fall car lots
wnicn couia to nau i so. uornuuii; no
2 mixed 33Hc. Oats firmer, No 2 mixed
2C2Gc; No 2 white 28c. Barley inac
tive, unchanged; No 2 spring 05c. Rye
in demand, tlrm; No 2 7475c. Pork
nominal $13 75(312; dry salt moats quiet:
shoulders loose 3jc; packed 4c; clear rib
ic; clear sides ojc. iiacon dull; jobbing
lots shoulder 6DJc; clear rib 78c;
clear sides SRnVric. Hams 11101131c.
Lard quiet. Uighwinet steady, firm 03c.
Cattle dull, unchanged $1 25(33 G2jc;
mostly J"J 37 j(oj u.j; receipts i,4U0.
Riao assd rait of th Rivera.
For2lhountndirmt3p.ro. Ifcc. 87, 1872.
J. E. LUFKIN,
Wholesale and Retail Ororer,
llai on hand at all tlmci Vegetable, Fruit t,
iiuucr ami egg', L.aru,
Honky, TaoriOAL Fiiuita, Etc., Etc.
tTAII iroods Warranted Fresh, and sold
at small Profit.
N. II. 1'nrccU delivered to unv part of thu
city to Customer.
WXST BIDK C0M.MRRCIAI. AVK., UKTWCKX
17th AND 18th HTHEETH.
12-20-lf CAIRO. ILLINOIS.
New Aliiaky, Ind 27. Tho Louis
ville, New Albany and Chicago railroad
was sold by John D. Uowland, master in
chancery, at noon to-day. The road was
knocked oil" as cntiro on the first bid, to
Geo. L Schuyler of New York, for five
thousand dollars. Schuvlor bid on behalf
ol himself and Goo. F. Tallman, Edward
Mintnrn, Jus. II. Barker, Jno. Sleward,
Chas. P. Lovrick, Fred Schurd and M.
I'aylor, first mortgage holder. Road is
two hundred and eighty-eight miles in
PavcnDort .. .
Ak'v i-S -S
Vickslmrf . i
01 rbs.Acoffoo Sugar. N.Y.!
4 Prime Rio Coffee for -
New York, Dec. 27. In Stokes' case
to-day the prisoner told his story of tho
shooting. He admitted that ho shot Fisk,
but did not intend to kill him, and the
shooting, moreover, was in self-defense,
Fisk having drawn his pistol to shoot him.
He had been, ho said, in constant fear of
personal violence from tho emissaries of
Fik. Stokes contradicted the evidence
of S.Parker, given yesterday, and stated
that ho never called Fnk a blackmailer,
nor threatened to shoot him.
'Frozen orcr. high water.
Official. THOMAS L. WATSON.
Observer Slrf. ber. U.b.A.
Cincinnati, Dec. 27. Rlvor 10 fret,
rislnc. The ironre at Mount Pleasant
broke and Dassed nere. Mountain iieue
followed it down, arriving to-day, from
NA8UV1LL. uec. 27. ltives tailing
with 0 feet on llameth ahoals
Louisville, Dec. 27,-ittvcr rising
slowly; 4 feut canal; 2 feet chute. Weath
er clear .and cold; mouerallnc: simniiy;
Kvery precaution being
THE USTEJW SYSTEM.
OROCIRIKS BtTAILKD AT WUOLMALX
PRICKS FOR CASH.
AT H. C. TUIELECKE'S STORE
WASUINQTON AVENUE. BETWEEN TENT11
AND ELEVENTU STREETS.
5 "hi. dry Cuba Sugar for - $5 0
91 ii ii ii i ... i 00
, Std. - 1 0C
3 Chotco " - - 1 0C
3 Old Government Java - - 1 OC
Toas and other staple and fancy Groce
ries equally aa cheap.
Uoods now and run woignt given, uan
Oscar S. Davis1, defendant. Ii hereby noti
fied that on the 29th day or May, 1872, a writ
of attachment was lulled out or tho clerk's
office ol the Alexander county circuit court,
In the ntate of Illinois, agaluU your estate,
returnable on the lirct Monday or July, 1872,
to a tenn of said court then to be holdcn at
tho court-house. 111 Calm, nt the milt of Ber
nard McMnniis, plaintlli', lor the sum of
$:i7il, which writ has been returned served
oip a gurnUhcc, and that nald suit Is now
pending In naid court. .Sow unletis you, the
nam ueienuaiu, dimii appear, give uuu, unu
pleatl within the time limited for your ap
pearand- in wiiii caic, judgment win uc ren
dered againt )ou. aim proceedings taken
Our Homo Advertisers.
On Eighth fltrMt, balvrea Ooromcnial and Wash
ngton ATtnuei, Is dalir rMtlTlaf
NEW MILLINERY UOOD3
LATKaT TALL AND WINTER STYLES.
Hsntea a lull liac of
BoasrirmxB & hats
ITrimmftl ao'l tintnmmsd.J
mENCU FLOW KK8, ItlHHUNS, TKIMsttMOS
of all kind. Lace, etc., ate.
Mr. McCfn ha alio a lara aMortmaat
Faoejr Artlclrs,tuch an
Nr.CK TLX COLLAftM, UNDRkPLEIVM,
Ant all other articles mnally lonnd la a
FIRST-CLASS MILLINERY STORE
Mm. Mrdee. In addition to her stock of
Fancy nnd Millinery (lood. has a Hnnone and
complete assortment of Cincinnati Custom
Jlutlc l.adicn' and Missen Shoes and Chil
dren' HootH, Black and in Colors. These
arc acknowledged to be tho fluent and best
Shoos in tho market, and this Is the only
place In the city that makes them a specialty'.
SELLING OFF AT COST
mprcurv S lo 20.
tubon r np.t wl Knamuva ami una liitulsi I KUiuii, autis i(tmiii"rr ullhiuiiik iw
. t; x: :r":: hkuuks s. yochm. cierk.
sruiu U...UC, ... c..v Allen. Mil kev & Wheeler, nlalntltra attor-
"i"" e. t. i ncys. ii.ww.
suddenly break loose
Westport broken up.
Yice.oiiuro, Dec. 27. Down : Alaska
John U. Maud, and Mary E. Forsyth
Nothing up. Weather cloudy and cold
Eyaxsvill. Dec. 27. weatner clear
and cool; mercury 8 to 20. River rising
slowly. Not much propects of Ico mov
Pittsbobo, Dec. 27. Weather cloudy
and cold, with the mercury at zero at 5
o tlock. The river remains closed, anu
consequently all local business at tho
wharf is suspended.
New Orlvand. Dec. 27. Arrived: Mo
hawk and barges, St Louis; Mayflower,
Memphis. Nn departures. Clear, 'with
tho thermometer ranging from 32 to 23
MICHAEL COYNE, Proprietor.
(OLD POST OFFICE STAMP.)
Corner Sixth street and Commercial Ave.
ThobcfttbramUcl Clears, choice Wlnas.
Liquor, etc., always on baud.
tSTOpcn day and night. Jg
Tb splendid steamer
NewYobk, Dec. 27. Flour quiet but
steady. Wheal quiet but nrm, si
1 UO; red 1 iU(o)i nt, amoer i ou(at do.
Corn steady, fair demand, Cue; held C7c.
Oats steady. 47R5lc. Mess pork quint,
$13 "5. Lard quiet but steady, "i7L,
quotations nominal. Whiskey firm, uuim
nally 08c. Gold Vl.
UIIICAOO, iifc. n. 1.IVO nog receipts
to 11 a m 13.8'Jo; few light trains to ar
rive; market dull; extreme rangu $3 650
3 85; bulk sales $3 703 75. Cattlo re
ceipts light; demand lair; sales good;
shipping a MiSfl oij; ouicuers sipck
S(aA b0. hccordll.t: to quality.
New Yoke, Dec. 'it. Gold UJj U S
d of '81 HJ, do coupons 17j; 6-20i f '0'J
12j, do '01 12, do '0i l'Af, do '65 new is
sum 1C; do C'J 17J17J; do 'C8 coupons
17JI7J; I0-40s Jj do coupons 9J; cur
rency tis 12; sterling Ex 9l0j; new Ot
f!rwrivvATt. Dec. 27. Flour and train
firm und unchanged. Cotton quiet and T) A VTT7 P TTPT THPTiT TLLIARD SALOON AND BAB
unchanged. Whiskey firm 80c. Provl. JJXXXi 1V.XV Uil nnnat
. . . ii a i tt. I I w
ions qutui nna uncnttngeu, uugi urui ij
Dick Fowlxr, Captain
Leaves Cairo D.ULY, (Sunday exceptod). at
4 p.m. For freight orpusvage apply on boon.
I an 3tf
SALOON AND READING ROOMS
i writer tui Bircu. uuu wiV'THMO III ni'W.
VVSMSMV vsws nil
PARKER & MONTAGUE
ISTThe best brands of Cigars, choice
Wines, Liquors, etc., always on hand tl
WAsni.soToK, Dec. 27. For tho New
Enirland nnd Middle states northwesterly
to southwesterly winds and clear weather
For tho Southern states cast of Minis
sippi northerly to westerly winds nn
clear weather, except from Western Flor
Ida to Arkansas and westward, where
thero aro no indications of threatenin
weather and northerly to oasterly wind
From tho Ohio valloy to Lako Erio an
tho upper lakes winds backing to westerly
and southerly with increasing cloudiness
For tho Northwest southerly winds with
probably cloudy wenthor and snow.
. TUB WE ATllEU AT BOSTON.
A torrillo snow storm prevailed nil day
but now nppears ended. Two feet
moro havo fallen. All railroads blocked,
Tho snow storm which prevailed so gen
orally over tho Enstern states during last
night and to-day has beon much less so
voro in the West. About six inchss of
snow bus fallen hero since 11 o'clock last
night nnd reports from various points
west show thttt tho snow has been com
paratively light. Thoro has beon no seri
ous detontion of traini from the west, but
trains on enstern roads aro consldorbly de
layed. Tho weather is clear and cold, but
not very severe
AT NEW YORK.
Snow bogan fulling in heavy flakes
again this morning at about 8 o'clock, with
u slight wind from tho northwest. Tho
streets to-day nr banked with snow, No
such snow storm has been witnessed in
this section for upwards of twenty yours.
Lust night tho streots wero deserted.
From nnd early hour in tho ovening busi
ness was for thu moil part suspended, and
no person vonturcd out except from nbso
luto necessity. Thousunds slept down at
lmtols or in their stores, owing to tholr in
ability to reach their homes in tho uppor
part of tho city. Tho classes who aro de
pendent upon their day's earnings for tho
following night's shelter suffered im
memoly.. Thousands of them wandered
r,!ii 85: receipts 5.303. Lard quiet and un
cliunged. R ver risen 11 inches, with 17
feet 4 inches in thu channel.
l'lTTsnuno. 1'-' m.. Dec. 27. River mat
ters aro entirely suspended. Tho weathor
continues cloudv und cold.
St. Louis, Dec. 27. Flour unchanged.
Wheat, nothing doing. Corn dull, droop
intr: 30c track. Oats steady 2C(&2Glc;
Barluv. little doing. Whiskey firm
93c. Pork nominal $11 75; dry salt
meats, only order trade; packed lots 4, 6,
and Ojc. iiacon no sales; sweet pickled
hams Use. lloL'S dull at S3 25(t)3 00.
CniCAOO. Dec. 27. Flour quiet and
unchanged. AVheatjrregular and flrl
aetivt, at 1 18(all 18) cash Dec; SI 190
1 191 Jan; SI 2ll 211 Fob. Corn quiet
ai due; caan uea juji j.ji, a
May 37c. June oats quiet and unchanged
at24ic. cash in Dec: 24)o Jan: 251c in
Fob. Rvn auiet and ofl'erincs light and
nominal fiOJe. Barley steady CG70c ac
cording to location. Pork Inactive und
lower $11 50ll 66 cash Dec; $11 C6
11 GO Jan $11 ; 80 11 85 March. Lard
steady 7o cash Jan ; 7Jc Feb ; $7 307 35
March. S. P. Hams unchanged; green
hams firmly hold at previous prices, uin
nr irreen meats nominally unchanged
Boxed meats firm ; shoulders 3jo ; s rib
and 1 clear 5jc; a clear 0. Dressed bogs
dull nominally $4 20. Whisky quiet but
firm, saleable 8Uc held burooc,
Ciiicaoo, Dec. 27. Flour quiet.
Wheat unsettled; No 1 spring nominal;
No 2 spring $1 18 spot; $1 10l 10
January; JNo a i udsmji uo. ,orn
steadv: NO I m ion ouaiauuiu spot ur ut-
cumber; 30l3ic January. Oats dull and
a shado lower; No 2 244c. Jtyo scarce
and firm; nn round lots on market. No 'I
car lota 07o. Barley steady; No 2 tall
CQc. Provisions quiet. Pork $11 60 spot
or January. Green hams in good demand.
Oilier green meats nominal. Bulk meats
quiet and unchanged, Whiskey firm and
higher; offerings light; sales at UOc.
Nbw York, 27. Flour extrnmely dull;
super western $6C5Q26; common to
gnod extra $6 807 06 j good to choice
$7in7 85; white wheat extra $7 00
8 05. Whisky dull at 9697o. Whoat
hlghor, No 2 northwestern 9168; No 2
Ctiiraco SI 64l 58; No 3 St 601 61 :
amber western $1 85. Ryo scarce and
lieavy. Corn firm and less active; sail
westsrn mixed CCGnjo; storo-03J04o ;
new western mixed 03c; yellow worth
07(7i).07c. Oats higher moderate demand :
nlrT western mixed store B2o: new 401
48 Jo. Coffer, quiet; Rio 161l9c. Sugar
ntiiet: reSninc lOIo ftfollasies dull.
Pork inactive and nominal; nn sales,
Reef dull unchanged; mess 10l2e;'ex
tra 1218)e. Cut mrats quiet; shoulders
Jan4x: mldileidull; spnt clear 718e j
long clear 0o. Lard qulett No 1 to
prime steam 77lo; kettle 88Jc.
NxwORLUN'.Dei'. 27 Flour flrmar:
low trtbla 7Q9; family 99 601Q 60.
JOHN ilATCM, Proprietor.
10S Commercial Avenue, CAIRO, ILLINOIS
Best brand of Callfr UCIiaialu receitv.)(
II1LLIAUI) saloon furnished with the l.eht
of tables : and bar supplied with wines, liquors
anu ciirarn oi wenem iiritnu'-.
Must be sold at once for
prices that have never
heard of before,
TO-DAY, DECEMBER 24
Especial bargains in
DOMESTICS AND PRINTS.
(Open Day and Night.)
J. E. PARKS, Proprietor,
Ohlq Levoc, bet, 4th and 6th streets,
MRS. MARGARET JACKSON
Formcrlv Swander. Intending tn tvmnra
to Kentucky, denlrcs to dispose of her large
ami elegant stock of
Immediately. In order to facillltate the sola
of her goods, Mrs. Jackson has determined
10 oner me
ENTIRE STOCK AT COST
And Invites the ladies of Cairo and vlr'-ty
to cation her if thev desire irood barsnii.
GOODS ARE ALL NEW
The most of them having been selected from
me laiu iuii Diyics, nenec ttie ladies nave a
rare opportunity to purchase new and lsh
louable inllliuery at cost price. The stock
coiiunia oi nau riunoiis, nowcrs. uosicrr.
ladles underwear, etc.. etc. 11-30 tf-
UYLAND & SAUER,
AMD DKALKBS IN
CHOICE FRESH MEATS
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION,
Comer lOtli street and Commercial avenuj
next door to the Ilylauu saloon.
11-10 tf. CAIRO, ILLS.
We will sell
26 per cant, less than cost.
MEALS AT ALL HOURS.
A tine new Dlninir Hall with every con
venience has been added to this popular
Restaurant, und the guests will find every
requisite lor thclraccomodatlon.
THE U1LL OF FARE
consists of every substantial and delicacy ot
is supplied with the
CHOICEST LIQUORSiWiNES & CIGARS
3JMlxed drinks prepared with care,
SOOTS JL2STT) SHOES-
At half price,
An opportunity is offered tho good peo
ple of Cairo to buy goods at their own
prices, and tho sale will continue ior one
TU2 LARUE STOCK OF $50,000 00
Must ba sold by Jan. J, 1878.
11. M. IIULEJN,
GROCER and CONFECTION
And Dealer in Foreign Fruits icNuts,
No. 134 Commercial-avo.,
SSD BB1ASB IS
KionTH Strcit, Bktwccn Washixotosi
amdComukrcial A vim nas,
Artjolsslsisi Kl'tvsstioaae) atssd llassss'a
Keep the beat or Deet, fork, Muttoa Veal.
Limb, Sauaaae, eta., nd are prepared to serra
citisena In the mint aotepuhle manoer.
RuTcnsR and Dealir in all Kikds or
CORMIR NlNRTRNTlI AND POfLAU STf.,
lluys and slaughters only the best eattlo
Iioks ami sheep, and Is prepared to till any
demand for fresh meats (Tom one pound to
ten tlinunanil pounds.
ON EASY TERMS!
A valuable farm within seven miles ot
Metropolis, on the Jonesboro Itosd, consist
ing of too acres with CO acres cleared ana
other Improvements, now owned and form
erly occupied, by J. T. Renule.
TE11S13. One-fourth down balance In
one, two and three years notes secured by
uiortgago, with six per cent, interest.
N.ll. The Umber Is good and has never
been culled and no Umber will be permitted
to be cut or used, except what Is necessary
lor tho wear and tear ol tho place, until after
the second payment has been made.
Far lnlormatlon apply to
n-a-tr calm, ills.
T II E
CAIRO PRICE CURRENT
DAYS Or ISSUE TUESDAY AND FUIDAY
Olllco in tho llulletin Building, corner or
Twelfth St. and Washington ave.
FuroUhcd in quantities to suit subscrlb
or, with their card at the head of the first
column! Trice $3 per hundred, payable
UsTLeavo orders on morning of issut.
CEMENT I -
It. S. WUOIIAM, M. V.,
Uoneopathlo Fhyslelaa aad Burgeon. Of
let 1M Comnmul avsaue. Kealdaiic ou
Tanth street, tkn doon WU af C. K.
GAVE GIRARDEAU AND IELLMO
Commeroial-av., Foot of Eleventh-aL
iiust quality ol Lima and Cemeni at
ways on band, and for sals at toe
very lowest figures for cash.
FOR LADIES, MEN AND CniLDsUOt,
Eighth St., Bt. Com. Waml,
Ilaa Just opened a new and sty Hah ea.
MuMRt, ftifiy ut tsUs Mjava,an4 IswHaa
oki euatetavsrs ad mw, ladiee, ssMisiisi aasl
aa, w fcm Um wHh Mwar aswBssy r.
OTAHwetk sm teMst UMettlikss