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OrFICB, BXT3liXjS3TI3Sr - SUIIjI3IIT3-, COE. 12TH
STEBBT A. lir:D "W--A-QIIX2SrGKrOIsr AVBITtTE.
JOHN H. OBERLY, PROPRIETOR.
CAIRO. ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1873.
BULLETIN BUILDING WASHINGTON4!?.
TIIU nfil'OKT IN THE CALD
WELL CASE NOT YET DE
CLOSING OF TUB LOUISIANA
WARMOTII, JIcMILLAN AND
BUTLER, nARLAtt, LOtlAN AND
PATKltSON EXPLAIN THEIR
CONNECTION WITn THK
I'll ESI DENT PARDONS AN
JOT TKT MTOKTtD.
Wasiiiswto.v, Feb. 13. It transpired
to-day that tbo senate committee on privi
leges and elections have nut finally dec!-
deJ as to their report in the Caldwell bri
bery caie. but Senator Morton laid to-day
tUat they would tako lloal action, and be
ready to submit a report to the icnnte in
two or three day. "While nothing deu
nits is known in regard to thli report, the
general Impression I) that a majority will
recommend the expulsion of Caldwell
The Spanish I'rimo Mlnliter l'io aye it
doe not appear to mm that Spiln will re
trocrade to despotism. The change in the
government will not affect tbo statutes of
Cuba. He considers Amadeus nor.est ana
In tho Louie to-day, a reiolutlon by Mr.
Wood, hailing .with pleasure tho repub-
lican movement In Spain, wai oljocled to,
and not rcccWod.
IIostow. Peb. 13. A reiolutlon hai
been introduced into the legislsture ap
plaudlng the action of Spain in becoming
Avavtrx, Me., Feb. 13. Tha Maine
editori' and publishers' anociation lait
bight roiolred agalnit the proposed action
of congress, requiring tho payment ol
noitnire of newspapers at the otllco of
Va9MNuto.v, Fob. 13. About twenty
wllutnei in the Pomeroy case will arrive
from Kansas on Saturday, and the ex
amination will commence Immediately.
THE LOUISIANA INVESTIGATION.
Last open session of the committee on
privileges and elections, for the investiga
tio;i of Louisiana affairs, was held this
morning. Gov. Warmoth made a state
ment on the nature of sworn testimony,
concerning tho appointment and removul
of several gentliinen who Imvo figured as
secretary of stale in Louisiana during the
pt year. Warmoth lo gave h detailed
ilatement of the organization of the re
turning board, and also cited tho law to
nistain bis acts, and said tho Kellogg leg
islature hud abolilhcd tlo Seventh and
Eighth district courts to got rid of Judges
who had just beon elected by twelvo thous
and majority, and that I'inchback ap
proved tho act,
McMillan said lie had examined the
Lynch board returns, and found tboy
wero signed by only ono United States
supervisor for the ontlro list of polls in the
parish; that tho returns of tho United
States supervisors are in many cases mero
statements of votes cast for Republican
candidates only ; und that affidavits from
parishi whero frauds are alleged did not
ttato that parties wero prevented from
voting on account of ruce, color, otc.
Ky submitted certificates of returns of
different boards, wherein it was in cvi
donco that tho signatures of tho supervis-
nri nf nlofillnnt vam f.piap1i.
It was then announced thatthe examin
ation was closed.
TIIK CALDWELL nKj-onr.
The committeo on privileges and eloc
tlons will submit tuoir report relative to
tho election of Senator Caldwell to-mor
row. It Is believed tho committeo will
say in effect that the evidedce adduced is
nut sufficient to sustain tlie charge- that
the senator procured his election by cor
rupt means, but that it has beon proved
that practices wore resorted to, which tbo
. . ? T. I. J
committee cannoi approve. uuuer
stood the report will be unanimous.
St. Louis, Feb. 13. In the lowor house
of tho legislaturo to-day Mr. Headloo, Ke.
publican member of tho senatorial bribery
committee, offered a minority report in
which he says it appears from the test!
mony takon by the committee, that money
was used, or endeavorea to do uscu, io ni
vanco tho interests of Louts V. Bogy,
as candidate for tho United States sonato
Ho tbnn submit testimony showing that
Mr. tancll. member of the house, offered
Sonator Essex $300 to tote for Dogy, and
that one Edeni endeavored to persuade Mr
V ado. member of tho houso, to voto for
Iloiry, by telling hm that any member
'could have his winter's expenses paid by
dolnjt to. He further itated the
testimony shows that Tboi. Dorris brought
to Jefferson city 910,000 to bo used in too
interest of soar candldat for tho tenate,
and that the testimony In part slows
that a portion ot that money was designed
to advanco the claim of Bogy. He
olosei by drawing attention to the
fact, tbu tho committee against his con
tent, closed thn investigation boforo he
could obtain evidence clearly showing by
whom this money was furnished or for
the advancement of whoso election it was
Intended, or partly used.
"WASHituiToif, Fob. 13. The president
granted an unconditional pardon to Selh
Johninn, who was sentenced to pay
n $40,000 fine, for embezzlement from the
United States treasury. Tho president's
reasons are that tho accused is tinablo to
pay the fine, and his furtbor imprison
ment in view of that fact would be pre
lien. Butler was before the Credit
Mobllier comirilttce-Ntv-a-tOMlay, and ex
plained his connection with tho Credit
Molilier. As counsel, he said, ho was
retained to aid tbcm as against Fill;, and
that ho made two visits to Now York
at tbo request of Ames for this
purpese, and he made out a
bill for $0,000 and $1,000 for expenses,
but tho bill was cut down to $3,000 in de
fiance of his threat to sue the company.
He urged Ames to employ Senator Car
penter, but his advice was not acted
Was beforo the senate special committeo
and admitted to receiving two checks of
$1,000 from Thomas C. Durant to aid him
in his election.
SENATOR LOO AN
Also appeared and said ho had nothing
moro to add to his testimony before tho
Said he was searching (or certain papers
louring upon his case, and did not wish to
testify until he found them, which would
probably be during the day.
Mr. Wood asked leave to offer and have
adopted the following resolution;
RcsMved, That tho homo halts with
satisfaction, tho progress of republican in
stitutions in Europe ana give io ine peo
ple of Spain Ha sympathy and good wiib
cs in any effort they may mako to estab
lish throughout toe npanieu aomiuona a
republican form of government, which
shall securo to'all men equality ol poll !
cat, religious and social rights, and full
protection or llto and liberty anu property.
Mr. Duller of Massachusetts, thought
that wos too Important a resolution to pan
without debate. Discussion was not re
Mr. Bbeltabarger, chairman of tho com
mitteo on commerce, reported back the
bill to provido for the creation of a loard
of commissioners of commerce, nod pro.
cecded to addi ess tho house in support of
After dubate, tbo houso, on motion of
Mr. Morgan, laid tho bill on the table:
Yen's 09, nays 85.
House then adjourned.
GOOD OKDEH MAINTAINED
DEl'AKT IN PEACE.
THE TROOPS DIVIDED AS TO TnE
FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
THE REPUBLIC RECOGNIZED BY
Til I KKS.
Washington, D. C, Feb. 13,-Senator
Wright presented a petition of
prominent citizens of Iowa for the pass
age of the soldiers' homestead bill.
Ssnator Sherman presented seven
petitions In favor of the bounty land
Senator Pratt from the committeo on
pensions reported adversely to granting
pensions to tolditrt in the war of 1812,
who served less than sixty days.
Senator Corbett from the committee on
commerce reported without amendment
the bill authorizing the Washington, Cin
cinnati and St. Louis Railroad company,
to construct a railroad from Washington
through the states of Virginia, West Vir
ginia, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois to St
Louis, with a branch road from any point
on the main line in Indiana to Chicago,
extending to the committee, for these pur
poses, all powers enumerated in its
charter from the stalo of Virginia.
On motion of Senator Fielinghuysen
resolution passed appropriating eight'
thousand dollars to pa- expenses of the
committee to investigate the charge of
bribery in thn late senatorial contest.
Sonator Hitchcock Introduced a bill
prohibiting the several territories of the
Union from giving or loaning their crodit
to railroad companies.
Sonator Fratt from the committee on
snsions roported without amendment
house bill restoring to the pension rolls
the names of all persons, hitherto pension
ed for services in the war of 1812, and
ropped therefrom on account of sym
pathy with the lato rebolllon.
The Naval appropriation bill was taken
up. AUO nril amenumcnt oi iu tuui-
mittee on appropriations was Increasing
tho amount for surveying in the Pacific
from $50,0U0 to $7o,00l; agreed to.
An amendment appropriating $150,000
to purchaso the right to manufacluro and
uso tlirco solf-propelling torpedo beats,
was opposed by Stevonson.
Senators Stockton, bpraguo, ft ye and
Anthony advocating tbo appropriation.
Tho latter said he hurdly liked to state the
reasons why ho thought it deslrablo that
our defonses should be strengthened.
Senator Casscrly opposod tho amend
ment. He moved to amond tbo para
graph so as to autborizo tho money for
either torpedo boats or the best self-pro-
Pf lllnc submerged torpedo. Amendment
was agreed to, and the appropriation was
then agreed to. The amendment provid
ing thtt after tho 30th of July next, tho
classes In tbo naval academy of Annapo
lis. shall be six vcars, was ncreei to. It
applies to classes entering in 1873.
Senator Cragin offered an amendment
appropriating $3200,000 for tho construc
tion ol 8 stoam vessels of war. Adopted.
The senate wont into exocutivo session,
and soon adjourned.
Wabhinuton. D. 0 Feb. 13. On
motion of Mr. Dawcs committee was ap
pointed to notify tbo president and vice
president elect of their election,
Messrs, Dawos and Deck wore appoint
The house then proceeded to coniider
thr report of tbo committee on mines,
Mr. Iimiks reported a bill to aid In tbo
construction of the Sutro tunnel from tho
proceeds of sales of mineral lands, with
an amendment In the naturo of a sub
stituto, which provides for thn loan of two
million dollars to the Sutro Tunnel com'
pany, on conuiviun mat tno company
spend an equal amount, and give first
tnnrtgago upon the tunnel.
Thn morning hour baying expired the
bill wont over.
OF CONVICTS FROM
DECISION ON STOKES' APPLICA
TION NOT YET ItENDEHED.
HASTY PltOOEEDINO AY ONE
OK HIE CO IIO NE li'S OFFI
CIALS IN NEW
Fort 1W nt u. . . .
II tlo Ilnck
Madrid, Feb. 13. Spain contlnuei
tranquil. The national assembly choso
Martcs, president, by 222 votes. Tho ah
dicatlon and declaration of a republic
have been disseminated throughout all
Spain, and nowhere occasioned a disturb
ance. Marshal Serrano arrived at Madrid
SPANIBU TROOP DIVIDED.
London, Feb. 13. A special from
Paris says it Is reported in thnt city this
morning that the troops of regular army
in Spain are divided in their choice in
form of government. Tbo cavalry
said to have pronounced in favor of a
monarchy, with Prince Astareas son
Ex-Quecu Isabella, as king, while tho
infantry favor a republic. A special
from Borne says the abdication
Amadeus is received with much satisfac
tlon on all sides. Neither Victor Emancul
or the Italian government give any ad
vice to Amadeus. The latter telegraphed
to Home frankly giving information con
cerning tbo situation.
IILibb'ok, Feb. 13. Tho Portugese mln
ister of public works, and a prominent
rnilroad official, with the Spanish minister,
have gone to llodogos to meet Amaduns
and bis family, and ocort them to Lis
bon. A palace 1ms boon repaired for them
which they will occupy until their de
parture for Italy. The ex-Royal family
expected to arrivo here to-morrow.
They will be met at tho railway station by
the King and his ministers.
Roue, Fob. 13. The pope yesterday
gavo audience to several officers of the
United States navy, who aro now In Rome.
In the course of conversation his holiness
asked how he would bo received in Amer
ica. The ofllccrs replied that the people of
that country would rogard his taking up
his residence among them as n great
Madhid, Fob. 13. Tho two houses of
the cortos convened to-day in Joint session
as tho national assembly of Spain, and
proceeded to effect n permennnt organiza
tion. Senor Martos, lato minister of
foreign attain, was olectod president of
the assembly in placo of Scnor Figuerola
the chairman pro tern., receiving 222
votos. Sonor Martos, on taking tho
chair, dolivercd a patriotic speech which
was loudly cheered from an
parts of the house. All civil
and military authorities of the provinces,
as far as heard from, baro given their ad
hesion to tbo now reglmo. Tho city and
St. Louis, Feb. 13. Threo convicts cs
caped from the penitentiary a day or two
ago, and in an attempt to capture them at
or near Hermann, or.o of thrm shot and
mortally wounded the constable of Her
mann. A report reached Jefferson City
that the citizens of that town caught and
hung tbo murderer.
New York, Feb. 13. Neither Judge
lloardman or Judgs Davis has given a de
cision In the cae of the application of
Stokes for a star of proceedings, and
writ of error.
A HASTY rnoCEEDlNO.
New ioitK, ieb. 13. J. H. Irishes, a
joweler, who died at Park hospital shortly
after being taken thero yesterday, was by
direction of ono tho coroner's officials,
giver over to the physician to havo an
examination made of it, within an hour
and half atter death took place. This
proceeding awakened a good deal of crltl
HEAVY SNOW STORM AT SALT
RAILROAD BLOCKADED, SNOW
P.hrc and Fait ol the Rivers
For 21 h wn cu11' P. Hi., Feb. 13, 18T3.
Wasuinoton, Feb. 13. For New York
and New England rising barometer,
northwesterly winds and very cold
weather on Friday. For Middlo Atlantic
states and westward to Illinois and Wis
consln cloudy weather and winds veering
to southerly, partly cloudy and pleasant
weather for Southern Gulf state with in
Salt Lake, Fob. 13. It has been
snowing here all day, the heaviest snow
storm of the season. A dispatch from
Alia, LUtle Cottonwood, says it snowed
all last night and continues, and is two
feet deep on the level. Roads all blocked.
At the terminus of tho Union Pacific two
and a half feet of snow, and drifting badly,
but the monster plows aro constantly in
motion, and keep tho track clear. Trains
all on time. or them Pacific again
country, with the exception of districts
where Carlist bands aro presont, contlnuo
tranquil. Amadous and member of bis
family mot with the most respectful con
sideration nt railroad stations on their way
to tho Portugeso fruntior.
TRANCE AND SPAIN.
Paris, Fob. 13. President Thiers will
recognize the Spanish republican gov
ernment. He was officially notified of its
establishment. Tho ' lirun Publio ' says
it wishes tho new republic well, nnd
counsols who havo charge of it to bowaro
of cosmopolitanism and foreign intorler-
forenco. The American register is in
formed that the French government has
prohibited M. Pardons, the Kansas omi
gration agent, from lecturing in aid of It'.
Nbw York, Feb. 13. Money close and
hardly ns stringent as yestorday; call
loans 7 per cent, gold to 7 1 10 till close,
wbon they wero 67 per cent. Oold firm,
aanglng 14U with slight business; 14J
fii143; sloa!ng UWl. Loans 1! per
cent, for carrying and flat to 1-03 for bor-
rowing. Clearings 30,000,000. Treasury
Hi.i.nr.nments 210.000. Governments
oulot and strong, at advanco of an eight!
Plata bonds steady. Railroad bonds in
good demand and prlco well sustained
6s of '81, 18; 6-201 of '08, joa; or -of,
,i:f CS 161: new of '65, Ml;, of '07,
L isi; osw ui v-iv,
106: of '09,
Sr. Louis. Fob. 13. Flour dull, all
brands below family, weak. Wheat dull
and lower at 80c; No. 2 303lc; No. 3
red, fall $1 8&1 87. Corn slow, No. 2
mixed, 34c; whuu mixed, 4uj41c. Oats
unactivo and unchanged, bio. 2 mixed,
303Ic. Uarley dull, and unchanged.
ny a uiill ana lower, iu. i.iajuo. iurs
firm, 13l3jc. Drioi salt meats firm,
sbouldcss -JJ; clear rib Cf; clear sidos lij;
packed order lots e higher. Racon
tcady, shoulders bl; cloar rib 717J;
clear sides 7 jc. Lard dull and nominal,
prime steam not bring over iji; naru to
seel at that; generally held at 7c. Uigb-
wines acttvo at eusnuoc. caiuo in oeuer
domand, fulr to choice, native, 6c;
stockers $2 G0t 371; texan $1 6
37c. Hoes firm, at $4 10t -10;
moitlv 1 15(34 i'; receipts $ i 05.
UuicAoo, Fob. 13. Flour quiet. Wheat
In speculation, demand higher, No. 2
spring, SI 221 ch $1 ; March 1,
SiOl 27J; No 3, $1 8. Corn quiet and
weak, No - mixed uu;(iJic. ensn, oij
March. Oats steady, No 2 20 jc. Ryo
steady, No 2 05 Jc. Uarley dull and lower,
No 2 Tall, GB7o; No 3,6558. Provisions
actlvo nnd higher. Pork, 112 7o12 75
cash, f 13 10 April. Lard in fair demand,
higher, 3f(M nit casn. uuik mean
in good demand, sollers holding off shoul
ders loose, 4) packed; s. c. soller last half
.March packed use. ureen meats no saiut.
JlKUI'IIIS, rD. jo. UJiton uuir, low
middling 18J1Hc; receipts 2,280; ship
ments 1,000; slock 30,005. Flour steady;
family $1010 60. Corn scarce and firm
70c. Oati higher 4850c. Hay dull 30
34c. Corn meal dull, $3 10. llulk meats
icarceand firm; shoulder OJc; tides 7J7c.
New Orleans, Feb. 13. Oats scarco at
5P00c. ,D 8 meats scarco, 79J8J.
Racon scarce, 78J9J; hams dull, 10
10c. Sugar dull, lower prime Oo, others
unchanged. Sterling 24; sight discount;
gold 131. Cotton dull, lower lcs 4200;
good ordinary 17J17!e, low mldling 18
l85c.mldling 19J(3'8. m'a'B O'lf"'
101. Receipts, gross, 2,344; exports, Liv
erpool, 3,054; stock, 104,090.
Ymiv. Fob. 13. F our dull and
heavy; super western $0 057; good to
CbOICU 91 iVtt)B iU. II UU I"1!"'!
u.Ir.l.F rod amlmr woatarn SI 80(iU 05;
,hi, n.(rn tl 70312 20. Corn In
n.lr.tn rnimalt unilltoadV! DOW Wtstom
mixed 05l00c; yellow western COjc;
whito 08o. Oats quiet; new western
mixB.t fiifflsriK old 6450c. Pork and
l.nnf i,n'lini.H rut meats fiuicti Shod
dors February C3-IC; middles In good de
mand; L C 7c; SO 7c; short ribs March
7lcs i.ara quiet; western sisaw o.v, t
TH09. K WATSON,
observer Eig. Scr. V. H. X,
Cincinnati, Fob. 13 River 25 teet 6
inches and falling. Arrived: Louisville
nnd Mollle Mooro from New Orleans ;
Andes from Wheeling; E.H. Durfeo from
Pittsburg. Departed : unarraer lor
Evansvillc; J D Parker for Mempqls; E
II Durfeo for St. Louis. Weather cloudy;
mercury 27 nt dark.
St. Louis. Fob. 13. Arrived : City of
Alton and Atlantic from New Orleans.
Departed: Glencoe for New Orleans;
liello Memphis for Memphis; Colorado
fur Vlcksburg: Messenger for Pittsburg;
DeSmet for Red river. River falling
Weather cloudy nnd cold.
Mkmpris, Feb. 13. Weather cloudy
fall of snow to-day. River rising rapidly.
Arrived: Anna, last night. Departed:
Chas. liodmann, Cincinnati, to-day.
New Obleans, r. 13. -o arrivals.
Departed: Sam J. Halo and barges, Cin
cinnati. Weather clear and pleasant.
VicusnUKO, Feb. 13. Down: W. J.
Lewis, C. B. Church, Northwester, Tar-
goud. River falling; cloar and cool.
j-iVAX8ViLi.r, rev. u. v;icuay sou
cold; river rlslnz again this p. ra. Mer
cury 20 to 33. Up: Fayetto, J. W. Kll
gour, N. J. Bigley. Down: Bowling
Ureen, Morning mar ana jiary Anient,
all good trips.
J.ittle iicck, rou. 13. aneni snow
to-day. Rlvf r rUlrnr fast, now 17 feet by
guage. Departed: Utah for Now Orleans,
jury Uoyo, Jiempuis.
Louisville, Feb. 18. River falling
with 10 inches 0 feet in the canal, and 8
feet in tbo chute. Weather cloudy and
damp. Business good. Arrived) Tbos.
Shorleck and Henry Probasco, Cincinnati.
Departed: Tbos. Sherlock, falls; J.
Sharp and MoDonal, with 325,000 bushels
of of coal for Now Orleans; Henry Pro
basco, from the falls to Memphis; Peyton
nnd barges, Cincinnati. The Shannon is
expected from New Orleans to-nigbt.
Tho Sherlock will take down the old hull
of the Groesbeck. loaded with hay. The
hoard ot underwriters have advanced their
ratn 50 ner cent on all cargoes, and all
steamers toning barget, except regular
towboats. and except In low water where
barges aro used for lightening.
Nashville, Feb. 13 River rising, 18
feet on Uarpcth shoals, weatner ciouny.
Arrived : Ada Hielman from Kvansville:
F P Oracey from Cairo. Departed: Jno
S Brnnsford and Burksville for upper
P.ttsuuro, Fob. 13. River falling
nlow'r. Cl fueet wntnr. Advices from
above report rlvor rising and indications
favorable for coal boats to rise in the next
4s hours. Several barges with coal are
prepared to leave as soon as there Is suffi
cient water. Ice irorges below OH City
has given way, and Ico Is expected to
puis this city during tho night. Wather
cloudy; mercury 32a at 6 p.m. Arrived:
Nashville. No departures.
PORT OF CAIRO.
Steamer Esperanza, Flttiburjr
Bella of Shroveport, St. Louis
" Glasgow, St. Louis
lion Mountain, IMttsburt;
' Mary Houston, Louisville
" Arkun.as llrl e, Evansvillc
' Julia, Vlcksburg
' (llasgow (tcrnwheci), Ulckmau
Grand Tower, St. Louis
Cltyol Vlcksburg, St. Louis
" Jim Flsk, Jr, l'aducah
Mohawk, St. Louis
J, Yi'. Mills, Padueah
Steamer Ekperanza, St. Louis
" Hello ot Shroveport, Shrevcport
" Glasgow. Red river
" Marv Houiton, Now Orleans
Arkansas Belle, Evansvillc
Julia St. Louis
Grand Tower, Memphis
City of Vlcksburg, Vlcksburg
Alice. St. Louis
Jim Fisk, Jr, Padueah
1110 MUDDY COAL.
They reported the Great Republic hard
aground -at:Llberty Island, lylssjj with her
head up stream.
The Mohawk came In iron Pt. Louis with
three frelxhfcd barges in tow for the South.
The Julia and Alice had light trips for St.
The Arkansas Belle brought In a slitn trip
and returned likewise.
The Belle of Shrevcport added largely
hero, and ten last nigh sometime with a bis;
The Gen. Anderson was lying In the Ken
tucky bend with a barge receiving lumber
for St. Louis.
The B. M. Rungan had a calliope whose
music greatly amused tho natives along the
.uinuerianu nvcr, anil pasted canton every Potatoes 0c
sunuay morning auout church time, am. the
congregation got so la the habit of running
utto hear the strange music, that the
preacher Anally had to announce that
preaching would hereafter begin dlftctly
after te' Rungan passed. Musle hatb
lavTiDtvfla. uuir (Jttrea flams
plain V Ifc . 12
Clear Side Bacoa,
BKK9WAX, l ft 80c.
BOAP. ScBaefTer'i German
IAU.UIT, fs m iC.
8UARCone A, llje Io 13r. : Crusfced
pdfid Granulated Sugar 14 tlie;
KRinailT. COTTON, Compressed, to
New Yo, 86c ; to fkiroN t TV.
compresAuVtoJiW Yoatxfl 14; to Boa
FUEIOIIT TO MEMPIIIS.-Tlouj, ,
, w u . cwt.. we, : uau. aoc.
Uioes. 1 DDL, 40c. ! ATT!lta.Or. ! Park.
u: 7 oo-;
I'otatAftB. mr jam &t.. At. .
u"TT..I!'n.t r cwL.aoc
Steamboats supplied at any time, both day
ml nlxht with either Lump or Chestnut
Coal, In nny quantity nu I on usual terms
at the yard at Grand Tower, Illinois, bpe
clal contracts offered on favorable terms,
II, V. OLYPIIANT, IICII. SUpi.
D. O. Bokp.e, Sales Agent.
condition or the nivalis.
Tbo Ohio at this point Is Using three feet
per day, and levee room is lessened every
day. There are largo quantities of freight
ou the levee, and a portion of it has to 'ju re
moved daily to keep It out or tho last swell
Ingriver. The'packets out ol the Mississippi!
rlverireport seven feet in the channel to St.
Louis. Oceans of water from Cincinnati io
Special dispatches to THK Bullktin re-
port the condition of the Ohio uud MHil-
slppl rivers at various points.
1IUSINESS AND WEATHER.
Business ou the leveo was good and all tho
packets III and out had good trips.
The weather was mild and thawing, aud
the leveo am! street crossings aro in a terri
ble muddy condition for pedestrians.
Tho Eiporanza, six days out from Pitts
burg, discharged largely here lor New Or
leans and had a cood cargo for St. Louis.
The John Lumsdeu went up to Price's
landing yesterday ami got a lot of corn for
Tho Iron Mountain arrived from Pittsburg
with live barges loaded with glass waie
nlows. hardware, oil. etc.. for the South,
Tho Mary Houiton had all the freight tho
wantod and qulte.n number of cablnfasscn
rers. She added nothliur here.
Tho Grand Tower and City ol Vlcksburg
came out with all they could bring on the
water, safety and added contlde raon litre
Pit tea Current Ornci,
Cairo, Monday, Feb. 13, 1873.
Two'days' steady rain and snow, com
bined with the lack of tonnage, and the
general difficulty experienced by dealers
in making shipments as readily as the de
mand requires, his limited transaction!
and caused our report oftalet to appear
very meager. The demand is good for
everything, marketable, but stocks of
oats hay and mixed corn are accumula
ting, nnd more Is expected. The present
demand would use up all receipts if or
ders could be filled, and shipped without
delay. The wharfboats are crowed and
refusing freight and storehouses are
ntarly all full. It is thought this is only
a temporary scarcity of tonnage and that
plenty of boats will load here next week.
The Ohio is nearly bankfull and is rising
fast. The snow is nearly all displaced by
mud and slush.
rCorrespondent should bear In
mind that our quotations represent pricet
for round lott from flnt hands, unless
otherwise stated, and that in filling small
orders higher prices must bo paidj(
FLOUR Firm, stocks light; receipts
fall short of the demand. Our report of
sales embrace 200 bblt low winter .uper
fine, $5 10(8 50; 600 bblt various gradet
on ordtrt, 610 60; 100 bbls treble extra
tnrlnir. 97 25; 100 bbls do, $7 50; 80
bbls xxxx, 19 87; 100 bbli single and
double extra, $6; 100 bbls low superfine
on track, $5 50, 100 and 200 bbls varioas
grades, $5 7510.
HAY The market is brisk, but tram
actions are limited by want of shipping
facilities. Sales compriie 3 cart timothy
del, 925; 2 can choice timothy del, $62;
0 cart choice mixed del, $23, and 4 cart
mixed del, $22.
CORN The markot it moderately well
tuppllod with mixed and scarce of white.
The demand it active for both and plenty
it expected, although there it very little
arriving at presont. Sales embrace J3 cars
mixed, in sackt, delivered, 47q 20 cart do,
In tackt, delivered, 48c, 12 cart choice
white, In lacks, delivered, 50c; 2 cart do, In
bulk on track, 41c; C cart white, in tackt
delivered, 4849c, and 8 cart do, In bulk
on track, 40c.
OATS The market It active and prl
ces aro firm at quotations. Roceipts are
liberal, but all that arrives can be disposed
of as tonnage becomes more plonty. Wo
note sates of 3 cars mixed, in sacks, del
40c; 12 cars do, del. 39c; 0 ears do,
del. 38"; 6 cars mixed, in bulk, on track
34c; IS cars do do 33c; 1 car choice white
seed oatt, In sacks, delivered, 45o, and 1
car brown seed oats, sacked and del. 4Jo
CORN MEAL The demand con
tinuos active with light stocks in the
market. Prices are firm and unchanged
Sales embrace 3 cars steam dried del 9'i-
60; 600 bbls do 92 60; 900 bbls do del $2-
562 GO; 600 bbls "StCbsrles City If Ills"
steam dried del 93 02 65; 400 bbls
"Evening Star" City Mills steam dried $3-
BRAN Qiiet, selling at 930021
BUTTEH-UnchaugeU. A few palls
of choice solid packed, told at 26o, acd
1,500 lbs choice roll 15 20c.
EQOS Continue scarce, high and In
demand. Sales embrace 400 doissn at Sic,
and 10b at 33c.
POULTRY Very qutet and plenty to
moet the demand. Drened chicktnt and
duckt are telling at 9 to 3 50, and go off
tlow ; choice live poultry command! the
time price but ii not wanted.
FORK Drettod bogi aro quiet. Since
our last itiuo about 60 have told at 4) to
5c; men pork is more plenty and sells
readily; 4 car loads and 75 bbls told at
APPLES Fair demand, 26 bblt choice
Hello Flowers told I6; 60 bblt mixed
DRIED FRUIT rtenty and dull,
1400 pounds apples and peachet told
60c. per pound.
PROVISIONS Unchanged, 2 boxes
dry ialt, clear tldot told 7(c.
ONIONS Scarce, 24 bblt told 94
and 20 bblt choice (195. i
POTATOES UncbangeJ, 8 bblt mixed
told 92 75, and 20 bblt Early rote teed
potaloet 94 per barrrel.
BEANS 4 bblt choice navy told
$2 76 per bushel.
PLASTERING HAIR. 36o V butael.
LIMB.-In lou 91 25 to 1 60 V bbl.
CEMENT. At waolmla 9
A2 60 V bbl.
POTATOES Per bbl a 75 to t OtP
GUNN1XS Ketewed SJ bushel It
BUBLAP-2 but cemtUilOlc; 04 14)
Flour tl tiM. Me.
whukK 9i uVion7ir&
wt. 30c: Oats, 30c. ; Tobacco fcbo!
6 00 t Cotton bale ft ttoT LuaSat
M. 10 00. Heavy freight, xwt.wa. 9
Indiana wants a stringent temperance
law. A number of petltioni praying for
one have been recently In the legislature
of that state; among thorn was one seven
hundred feet long and thirty-seven thou
sand names were signed to it.
Great delight Is manifested among tho
Cuban revolutionists in New York at tha
news from Spain. The revolutionists en- '
tertain hopes that it wilt lead, to tha
peedy independence of Cuba.
Another strong effort Is to be mad to
sare Foster from the gallows. X petition
igned by teveral Episcopal clergymen
aod influential merchant of New York
will be presented to Gov. Dix.
The common council of Chicago his
passed an ordinance making the sale of
liquor to minors a sufficient causa for tha
revocation of license.
VictorlaWoodhu.il threatens to fol
low Henry Ward Beecber on hit lecturing
tour in the West and speak at such place
at he does on the evenings following bis
Victoria Wnodhull it happy In tha
expectation that her trial "will b tha
mott sensational that ha ever occurred
a this country."
Commodore McKinttry, for forty
(even yean In the tervice ot tha Unlto
States, died at Detroit on the 11th Init,
at the advanced age of eighty yean.
The Hon. Robert J. Crott, ttat rep
reitntallv from Winnebago county, it)
lying dangerously ill at hit borne.
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WOT. Tl W WAm. KTC
ARE MADE SOLELY BY THE
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ST. LOUIS, MO.
Are doing more and
Charter BETTER COOKING
flnlr ssleho ! Cfcempor
VI Thiaany Store ofmcl.
AND OPERATE PERFECTLY
QUICK AMst SJLEAH.
Will do your
Charter COOKING CHEAP
MAIN nOH aVVMBT.
Oood stabling connected with the houso,
and aample room for commercial traveler.
Free omnibus to aad from all train.
2-6 6md. J. U. DAMRON, Proprietor.
Oa Commercial avenue, bttwtsn Twelfth
aad Thirteenth atrtet.
QUESTS WILL TIN D GOOD BOONS AMU
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