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RAILROAD TIME TABLE.
HAIWn AND VINCENNE3 KAILROAD
Tralnt now leave Calto and Mound City as
Leave Cairo. Leave Mound City
8:15 p.m. 6:0
Cius. O. Wood, Gmi'1 Ticket Ag t.
CHANOE OK I. t It. H. TIME CABD.
Through trains between
Louis will run f follows i
Si. Louis express, depart
hi. Louts express arnt c . , .
. . . .UllO p.
. ..3:15 a. m
; 1:23 p. m
Cairo and SI
4 p. Bl
AlItOAM VI.VC'ENNES BAtLROAD
"Aluu TIME TABLE.
On and after Monday rcu"u,7. a 1S"3
Tln "on Uic C. and V. rallrond will run as
rU p. in. Ic.
r.:IO " ar.
'sis a. in.
Mound City.. e:w "
" Kldorado .. I'Alp.m.
NorrisCltV.. 2 S3 "
" Mt. Canncl.
, 5:V) "
. T.ixl a. in.
, S:! "
" Mt, Carmcl
Klilorado . , .
4:.ii p. in.
-nnnnrtlHL- nt Vlnretllics with the llldl-
uapolisand Vlnccnnc,Ohloand Mississippi,
Md Evansvllle nnd CrawfordsvHIc railroads;
tt Mt. Cannel w th the Louisville ami .lew
Albany air line ; at Curmi with tlio St. Louis
Md Southeastern ; at Nnrrls City the Spring
flpl.l ami Illinois SoiiMicatcrn s at r.iiKirauo
with the Jjiiawnectown branch of tho it.
Loul and Southcatem : at Cairo with tho
Mobile and Ohio railroad transfer boat, and
sleamcrs for Memphis, lied lthcr, Vlck
burg and New Orleans.
Ciu. O. Wool, Oen'l Ticket Ag't
J.vo. Lr.K, Jit., s'up't.
LOCAL WEATHER REPORT.
U. S. Sto. Skk.. OnsKKVER's OPPice, )
Caiko, May 23, IsT.'l, 10:1 1 p.m.
Thermometer (O degrees.
Wind, calm, velocity 0 mile' per
Maximum temperature last 21 hours, at
i p. m., 00 degrees.
Minimum temperature, lat 24 hours, at
fi a. m., W5 degrees.
Prevailing wind l.-t 24 hours, south.
Total number of miles wind travelled, last
24 hours, 163.
Edwin Oahlaxd. Observer,
We arc authorized to announce that
David J. Baker is a candidate for Judge ol
the Twenty-sixth Judicial circuit. Election
on .Monday, Juno 2, 1ST3. td
To rent a tmall house. Address
C. E. Uomnson.
Ml-U Cairo and Incennes Itulltond.
By a single, young man ; turuLhcd sleep
ing room wltb or without board, In a private
family. Enquire at E. A V. Budcr's for
M4-2i M. Both.
LH, a black dog with short tall, about
live monUn old, large eais, hanging down.
The abuvo reward will bo paid by lenvlng
him at the sheriff's office.
LOST 20 'IEWAHD.
Yesterday ecnltig, a brcast-pln solitaire. 1
The t'mJer will receive a reward of i'M by I
1 ...... I . . . . . . ..... i r. . 'Plltf HlMI TM nfl... I
leaving he namo at TitK Uutxm ofttcc.
May 20, -fc"3. B. 8. CRAM.
A house, 8 rooms and ft closets, with one
lot and a half, corner of Tweuty-Urt and
Poplar streets, on easy terms. For further
information, apply on the premise.
Fine white ; single aud double X amber
tingle and double X Canary, belt quality of
manllla. blue letter, etc., etc. W.000 fori
aale, printed ot W W to O W) per thousand
at the llL'LLKTIN Urj lCK.
Immediately, at the St. Charles hotel,
white woman as chambermaid. Also a
white man, who understands milking cows.
To one that understands his business, good
wages will be paid. .V.'4 nt.
This Is to certify that I will pay no bills
created by iny sou, UU mother or any of her
children, without my order.
Oatho, May 23, 1673. Geo. (S. UTH,
Saloon-keepers, and all others, arr hereby
notified to sell no more liquor of any kind
to my husband, Jack Conncrs, or they will
be prosecuted to the full extent of the liquor
'aw. CaTIIAHISK CONNKIIH.
CitllO, May 14, 1873. ft-lft tit,
Orricr. Novelty Iuon Stoiik,
C'AIIlO, Ills, May 20, 187U. J
Notice is hereby glen that I will pay no
hills unless a written order has been given
from this office C. II. Woopw aiw,
Saloon-keepers and all others are hereby
'notified to' t-cll no inure liquor to my hus
band, 'Thomas Winters. Any perton selling
Iquortohlm oner this date will be protc
rutod to the lull extent ot tho liquor law.
Oaiiio, May 17, 1873. HfP.'w
BOOM TO BENT.
Location Cestkal, May 19.
A pleasant front room, furnished or unfur
nished, suluble for gentleman and wife, or
xwj genuemsn. Iteferences exchanged
6-2Wt - Bl'LLKTIN OlTlCi:.
C ..... I
E uu uu j.5r nuiiuuy, auy 2S, an excur
rdon train will be run each Sunday on the
i Cfclro and. Vlncenncs ullroad, between
tMro and Hound City, it lolluvs :
M lavi MM City. Anjve at Cairo.
O 8 a.m. 6:21 .m
4:S0p.m, . l:Mp,m.
iave Cairo. ArrhentM'd City
fa.m. 0:30 vm.
0 p.m. 1'-'M p.m.
Far for the round trip, fifty cents.
OtAMLXf O. Wood, Oeu'l Ticket Ag't.
Selling off at cost at Motcovict.' M 'f. j
All kinds of linens, laces, edging. nu
trlmmlngt of every variety at Burger'.
The pUce to buy wall pper20 percent,
cheap' than any other place In the city In
.No. '1, Seventh street. Try It H. Abuc.
The Bumett ttcam cooking vessel, the
National American and Epicure broiler,
the Dudley iplral .rate and door tprlng, at
Halley't, 108 Washington avenue. 4-24 lm.
Burger l now offering for talc a splendid
assortment of dress silks, Japancic tultlngs,
etc., etc., at Uic mot reasonable rates.
The mosquitoes, knatt, flics. bugs and
bumble been, aro coming. o prepare your
ell by covering your window with wire
cloth from Halley's; you can sleep without
ban. and dine without tiles. 4-24 lm.
l'ure elder vinegar, double strong, war
ranted to preserve ptcklci, for sale by tlio
barrel, and at retail, at H. C- Thleleckc'a
roccry atoro, Washington avenue, betwi en
Tent and Eleventh street. f14tf
F. M. Ward la nowpioparcd to deliver the
best of sawed and split hickory wood to any
part of the city. AIo all klndsof wood nnd
coal alwal on hand. Leave orders at his
oillcc, cornjr Seventeenth street and Com
mcrclal avenue. 3-M tf.
Moscovica, Washington avenue, near
Teuth strcat, Is selling off at cnt. .V2 tf.
New stock and now styles of wall paper
paints, oils, window glass, etc., etc , at U. F.
Meigs' new store, Washington avenue and
Eleventh street. Call und sec the latest
styles In wall paper before purchasing else
A now and beautiful assortment of grena
dines are now Inr sale at Burger's. Call und
Bird cage, ilowcr baskets, wire cloth
riddles, -and screens, rakes, hoes, shovel,
epadi-s, eluding and hay forks, step and ex
tfti.'lon ladders, wood pumps and n general
as-ortmcnt of tlu ware, ktovei. and house fur-
ulshlng good-, at Hallej 'n.
We arc tho tolo ugont for the salo of Jill1
son's pure cider vjucgar, mado on his lurni
at Cobdon, Illinois, put up In convenient
sized packages for family use, nnd every
package warranted pure.
4-ia tf. Coffey, I'ack & Co.,
No. W Ohio Levee.
Moscovka h telling off at cost. 0-2 tl.
Window screen wire, water-coolers, zero
refrigerators, toilet sets, bird cages and a
general stock of tin and Britanla ware, also
a cood supply of the celebrated Charter
Oak cooking stoves at lowest figures No
100, Commercial uvenue.
O. W. Henderson, Cairo, Illinois.
Burger has Just received and opened i
large stock of cbtmaski, napkins, towelings,
etc., etc., all of which will be sold cheaper
than they can be bought anywhero else In
Mr. J. M. Moekovics, tho enterprising
dealer in dry goods, Washington vouuj
between Ninth and Tenth streets, offers his
large and varied stock of goods at cost
prices. Ills store Is lull of the choicest of
dry goods of every vaitety and quality, and
the prices at which he Is disposing ol them
are astonishingly low. Call upon him and
satisfy yourself. 6-7 tf.
The most beautiful percales, Jaconets and
other white dress good ever brought to
this market, can be bought lor exceedingly
low prices at Burger's.
A new hotel has been opened In the large
houte located on the corner ot Seventh
street and Washington avenue. It will be
known as Brown's hotel, and proprletored
by Mr. Brown, whose rcpututlou as a hotel
keeper U well-known In this city. The
bouse lias been thoroughly renovated and
refurnished, and Is In every way flr.t-clas.
Tho tables are at all times furnished with
the best the season affords, and the charges
llbcrul. being ouly 81 M) per day. Mr.
itrown solicit and deserves a share of the
public patronage. M4tt
Iturger has a complete line ot hosiery
all kinds, and corsets, collars, cuff, etc.,
Parasols andalaige lot ot custom made
boots and shoes are sold cheap nt Burgar's.
Notice l hereby given that on and after
June 1, all dogs and sluts found running at
large, will be killed by me or uuder my dl
rectlon, unless the required tax Is paid on
tho samo. I w)U recelvo dog tax on and
alter May 1ft at the city clerk's office.
6-Ktd W.M. McIIalb, City Marshal,
Mrs. Anna I.angon Eighthstrcet, between
Commercial and Washington avenues, has
just opened out a ttock of new and fashion
able millinery goods. She has ouo hundred
and fifty different stylcsof huts and bonnets,
beside a largo assortment of ribbons, flow,
era and notions ol all sort-, nit of wliirh wil
be sold at the lowest prices.
To any and all who desire a line,
genuine French calf.kld, Morroro or patent
leather pair of boon, gaiters or shoes of any
or all of the latest stjles, William Elder, on
Twentieth street, Is ready to furnish them
at the most reasonable rate, anil guarantees
good stock,good tits and perfect sittl-iaeilon,
ICE CltEAM SALOON.
As warm weather Is approaching Hie
lovers ot Ice cream will be glad to learn that
McM-rs. S.iup A; Clurkson have tilted up and
refurnished, in elegant style, their Ice cream
parlors. Their mammoth soda fountain has
ol-o been put In running order, and nothing
(wanting about the establishment to make
the plcusuto and comlort of their patrons
Burger has just received a full line of
summer dress goods of every- description,
which will be told cheaper than th cheap
est. COMMERCIAL HOTEL,
This popular hotel has been refitted and
improved, and Is now ono of the most torn
fortable stopping places ill the city. The
travelling public and persons desiring
pleasant quarters by the week or month,wll
always Hud them at tho Commercial hotel.
Bstcs of board have been rcductcd as fol-
Iow: Day board, fcl Wl per week: transit.
tl V) per day; board and loik-lng, from &
to , per week. tf
FINE LAUNDRY WORK.
Mrs. l.cltle Coleman takes this mothod of
Informing the publlo that the is now pre
pare to do all kinds of fine laundry work, at
heap rates. Fluting, crimping, etc., done
at a small advance per doeu on plain clothes.
Families and Individuals will HnU It to their
advantage to take their clothes to Mrs. Cole
man. Besldence on Fourth street, south
side, bet weeu Washlugton aud Commercial
CAIRO DAILY BULLETIN, SATURDAY, MAY 24,
sales ol toban-o st the TUntcr
wsrehouwe. Strauirhn A lllnkle proprietors
yesterday, was very well attendd. Th rt)
live hhdi. were sold at saimaciorj vi.-.
I ho fallowing were the prices obtained !
!l lilnl.. 1... .JO 1&Q 45
llfliliitK 0n1.1l tn m...llilti1
There was one rejection at $5 78. All
nther a1p wore satisfactory to both seller
II you want good goodj nt cost, go to Mos,
eovlcs: Wa.hltiL'ton avenue, near Tenth
LOUISVILLE LIBKABY DBAW1SO
The great Loutsvltto Library drawing
eomcs off on the 8tli of July next. Tlil
drawlni U on a mngnlllcent scnle, and U one
ol tlio fairest schemes ol tlio kind ever or
ganized. The money to pay tlio gilt in
full (500,000 Is all in bank, and the drawing
Is under the ntipervl'lon of some ol the
most distinguished citizens ot hrutucky
The scheme Is n spicnilld one, nnil for n no
ble object. It
On complaint ol I'hllllp Lynch n warrant
was Issued by Judge Bross Wednesday lor
the arrest of John Donnelly, Hillllp Mc
Olnnls and Charles Beams, whom Lynch
charged with attempting to rob him of
In money, A negro woman, an important
witness In the case, was approached by the
prisoners previous to their arrest, with ol
fcra of money If she would leave town.
They were held to ball In $000 each to np
pear at the next term ol tho circuit court.
a. c. r.
The marvelous superiority of the Awrll
Chemical Paint Is establMicd beyond cavil.
Bcsldo the numberless in I in r Jobs on which
it has been used, we refer with warrantable
pride to hou-cs of Messrs, J. B. PlilllN, A
Macklc.A. M. Ciindillaiid Mrs. btttcs. lime
can only convince our fellow citizens ol Its
chlefest merit, durability. Wo speak that
which we know, when we unhesitatingly af
linn that one thorough painting with tho A.
P. will stay on, and maintain Its brilliancy
t leu as long as a similar coating of lead and
oil, Korsato mixed, ready for use, in nil
colors by N. E. Way & Co., general commis
sion merchants and agents lor the Iron Bug
gy company, Sixth street, between Wash
ington and Commercial avenues.
Swiss tmis!!n, tarlctons, French and Ham
burg embroideries at Burger's, flrcat bar
gains. The 'dun' of Thursday afternoon in
forms Its readers that a man, a stranger in
the city, was robbed the night previous at
about eleven o'clock while patting along
Washington avenue in the vicinity of Fifth
street. No doubt the 'Sun' rccieved it
information from what is considered good
authority, but if a robbery was committed,
that night at tho place mentioned, tb
person robbed bat been very successful in
keeping all knowledge of the theft from
the police. Chief of Polico McIIale in
forms us that ho bas made tbo most dili
gent inquiry into tho matter and can find
but ono man tbo editoi of tho 'Sun'
who has seon the robbed man or knows
anything at all about him. Wo are in
clined to ballovo the 'Sun' man hus been
Gen. Green B. Ilium Is In the city.
Mr. M F. Gilbert has gone to Alton to
spend a few weeks with her friends In that
Copt. W. P. Halllday, who has been to
Mobile on business, returned to the city yes
Mr. and Mrs. A. II. Safford will, in the
course of the next ten days or two weeks,
strt for Boston. They will go by way j
Cleveland, where they expect to meet Mrs
Dr. Blake, late Miss Dr. Mary Saflord.
Bobt. BheUtati, who went to .Toilet about
a year ago, returned to Cairo yeterilay.
He Is an Important witness In the Harrison
murder trial, which will probably be
tried at ihc present term of the 1'ulr.skl
county circuit court.
A number ol trees were blown dowu bv
the storm which passed over this city ye
mo luicwiid uroKc her rudder near
Shawneetown, and did not arrlvo until 12
The track of the Cairo and Vlncennc
rauroau on commercial a enuc above Twens
tieth street, Is being raised and leveled.
Jim Kennedy, with his gang of employes
are doing a good Job on Twentieth street
The sidewalk! on that street will be cut
down to the new grade within a few days.
Devore, who hat the contract for lower
Ing the sidewalk on Walnut street, cannot
Work while the slpo water continues
high. The work oil the walk I about half
James T. Johnson's circus and collection
of trained animals arrived In this city from
the South by the ttcamer Mary Houston, on
tnursday. .sir. .lounson, the proprietor,
proposes to remain in this , nj long enough
to reorganize uis circus ior tue eason of
On Commercial au-nue, between .icvrn
tccnth anil Twentieth streets, the dirt nx,
cavaieu in putting down the track of tho
Cairo and Incennes railroad, remains in
neaps, jut us It was thrown out. Ouo day's
nork wan a u'.in ami semper would place
tho road in the quarter mentioned in lirst
The question of clothing tho Mayor with
full power to revoke, tho license of any sa-loon-keeper
who may maintain a dlsordcrlj
house, is being ugltsled. Ills claimed by
ome that It Is necessary to do this, In order
to get rid of several of the worst dens in the
city. As Jthe ordinances now.stami u JC
quires too much time months to acorn
pllsh what ought to be done in an hour If it
really becomes necess.ry to do so. The
question Is be lug talked of und will probably
come before thu, council at Its next meet
For tho past week or ten days bmlncss on
'Change ha been very mill. It may be thai
the ab.eneeof nirly all the officers of the
Chamber ol Commerce, has something to do
with producing this statt of affairs. js.
well-known, owing to thu death In the
family of Mr. llunwtt, tho secntary, that
gentleman could not at end thu d illy meet
ings of tho board. The president, I), lli'rd
Is in Denver City, ami vice Piotldeni
Mathtiss Is also out of town.
Ou Thursday alternoou Major Almon, col
lector lor this district, being about to leav.
th city, stepped into Meyers' tobacco
store, on the levee, to procure some tobacco
lie laid his overcoat and satchel on Ml,m,
bores near tho door, aud stepped Ui (,
speak to the man behind the counter. .S,
sooner bad the major turned his back than
ome ono plckod up the coat and made off '
wltb It. Missing the coat, Major Almon
started In quest ol an ofllcer, and meeting
Deputy Sheriff John Cain, informed lilm ol
he robbery. Deputy Cain went aboard the
rain, which was Jmt about ready to leave,
and there lou ,d the co t in the possession ol
t ither n suspicious looking character. 1 ho
tlilt-l was arretted and placed in tne county
all to a wait the return of Major Almon, who
went to Du Quoin on the some train Irom
Which the thief had been taken.
WIND, UAIS AND HAIL-GLASS AT
While our citizens wcro panting yeslcr
day under the red hot rays of Old Sol, and
longing for a breath of cooling air, their
longings were compiled w Ith In a manner least
expected. About 3 o'clock tho northern
horizon became obctitcd with the blackest
ol clouds, and It was evident that a storm
was coming up, but for a while It was
qulto uncertain whether It would pass over
or around our city. Tho question, how
ever, was settled in a very short time, for ns
the hanks of blackness rolled aloug, they
spread over the city nnd at a little aftc
three tho preliminary puffs arose, which
rippled the waters of the river nnd twnyed
the branches of the tree?, and
wcro quickly followed ty nn
Incipient tornado, which swooped nlong
the street, carrying dUmay to tailors' snm
pies, grocers' outside stock, showcases, etc,
Everybody who was upon the streets sought
shelter from tho blinding clouds ofdust nnd
Hying inlslles. Horses beeamo frightened
at the suddenness of the storm,
und danced about In tiller ex
citement. The wind, however, va
but tho prelude to ono of the most
Which has vUlted this locality in many
years. It started In with a deluging rain,
accompanied by flctco winds, and very soon
tho streets were literally under water.
Alter n short time n few hall stones lell,
which excited no particular attention until
they became more frequent and Incredibly
lurgc, As the moments went by this part of
the storm programme becamo exceedingly
interesting, not only on account of tho
severity with which the liall-;tones fell, but
by reason of their
As well, many being almost as large as an
egg, while ome wcro smaller than a walnut.
Which this furious fusllado caused
to (lower, plants, gardens and
especially to window pane", and
signs of a similar brittle nature, was
quite extensive. Tl o St. Charles hotel suf
fered considerably, as the loss averaged two
panes of glas to every window on the side
faciug ou Second street.
The expensive lights in Herbert's new
brick building on Eighth street, were rid
dled in a great many places.
Thornton's skylight presented a sad ap
pearance after the bombardment.
'The Loretto academy did not ecape the
universal onslaught, und suffered considera
Mr. W. Winter's rooms on Sixth street,
also came In for a share of the storm king's
ALL OVEH T1IE CITV
The street lamps were smi-hed up more or
less, aud there was great detraction among
Iht. maity l.liey naloon lamps. Many of our
lady friends wero bemoaning the loss of
shrubs and flowers, which have occupied
a share of their attention, nnd affection us
well, lor some time past.
ALO.NO tiie i.evee
Those pcrs ns who were not particularly en
gaged In anything excepting to hunt up the
coolest places beloro the storm, watched
with considerable interest the dark clouds
In thu distant North, and ns the old "rlier
lies'' asserted that thcro was wind In "the in
ar," evi rybody hoped, wished and iilmo-t
prayed that the clerk of tho weather would
shake u liltl ol It over the city. Presently
the dark tnases began to creep southerly
nnd in n very few moments they stood dl
rectly overhead. Those gentleman who
were congregated upon the corners, dressed
In the lightest summer material, now began
to congratulate each other on the arsurunce
ofa "cooler." Pretty soon the Ohio at the
bend brok Into white ripples, the wood
faded out of sight as the storm approached
anu in un instant, down the levee nwept one
lurlousgust, carrying before It everything
of a light aud movable nature. Tho dust
arose In clouds, pedestrians whirled about
to avoid it, while Int., bits of paper, old
rope, barrels and hoxei were caught up and
sent high Into the air and
Icarrlcd away for blocks. Durinc the
earlier part ol the day, many had doffed the
woolen hats and changed tliem for the usual
the cruel Wi.vd
Heedless of the new tiles, took particular
(leiignt in snatching them up, nnd many
were carneu iar out linn n,H -VeT to be
come food for fl-hes.
ivncii ino nau storm set in, those
"little" lumps began to bound alnm- thn
sidewalks und rattle ngalnst the window
panes and skylights, the excitcm nt became
!..,.. II ... - t
luiense as n un s aiiiiiMii;,, me enormous
sl.eof the icy particles, coupled with the
velocity with which they came down, told
pretty heav ily upon the backs of the nnlnnls
upon the streets, and especially the mules
w iiK stood it ior u wiiiie, nut becoming rest.
less nt last under the tlerco bombardment
started off almost in uul-oii, to Und shelter,
The drivers, who wero sheltered under nil
Jacent awnings and doorways, wcro greatly
disgusted at this proceeding, fo
it compelled them to rush out into
tlio storm altci their stock,
which was quite an unpleasant thing to do
especially since tnoy lidd not only to face
the fury of thu storm, hut tho derisive
jihouts ol their sheltered companions
lawen aiiogoincr me siorm was a most
terrific ore In every sense, and we may ex
puet to hear of great damages caused by It
to our country Irlends.
SALE OF E'JUl I'M EN I' STORES.
Thcro will bo sold at public auction to tho
Highest bidder, at 10 a.m., ou Thursday,
Miy 20, 1873, at the nnvul station. Mound
cliy, n quantity of naval equipment -tores,
In part us follows, vU;
11 anchors, p,2S3 pounds.
7 chain cables,
1 set scales (counter).
4 " " (platform).
vi yard cotlon canvas.
Mid a large ii'iuut'tv of miscellaneous artl.
les, .ue'i as: vV re a. id manllla m-u, i,,.i
annine. rim locks, iluiili!,, mul .ln.i i.i,,i
'ami's, old ju k, etc, etc.
terms. Ten per cent. In eovernuient
mn mi tue ciinclu-louoi the sale, mul the
"umiii.ier within ten days, during which
Ulle Uw jrl rlsa lllll.t Un i-., iii.il ...1 ?..
litlon, otherwise they will revert to the
) orutr of the coiumuiidant ol station.
Tul. FliANCIl. 1', OII.LKTT.
o-b-tf Payuiaiter U. S. Navy.
CONSTABLE OKOKOE WELDON
STABBED TO DEATH.
HE IS KILLED WHILE IN THE
DIdUllABOK, OF HIS DUTY
AS AN OFFIuEK.
LIE SHOOTS IUS ASSAILANT
THROUGH THE HEART AND
BOTH MEN DIE WITHIN
MINUTES OF Till. OC
CURRENCE. A TEUR11II.K TKAOKbV
Occurred in this city last night. Two men
were tent to their eternal homes J two wo
men wero made widows, and at least llireo
llltlo chlldron robbed of a father'! care
constable iieoimje w. vvkldo.s,
W at ono of tho two men killed. He was
known to almost overy man, woman am
child in tho city, for ho had llvod in Cairo
every since there was anything of Cairo
to live in. For manyycart ho hat boon
an ofllcer, either at tv member of tbo polico
force of tho city or as county constable.
and was alwavs known as a good and
faithful officer. He wni a married man
and loaves a wife and two children, who
wo are told, will bo thrown on their own
resources for a livelihood in tho future
ALKX AKDKIl THOMAS,
Tho other man killed was a negro. Of
him wo know but little, and in tbo ex
cltement thai prevailed after tho occu
rencuof tho ternbio tragedy, could tin
no ono who could tell any more than
already knew. However, bo was n iimr
rled man, but whether ha wits the falhur
of any children, wo cannot sav. He was
an umployo of the barge line, und worked
under Mr. Hill.
THE CAl'sE THAT LEAD 10 THE THAOKO
In thu cxcltiment aud tumult that fol
lowed tho double homicide, it was almost
impossible to find anyone who could
induced to stand still lone; enough to lei
about the deed. Tho crowd that asietn
bled about the dead men would not fall
short of a thousand poople, nnd the ex
cltement was Intense. Tho following are
tho particular, ns near as wo could ascer
tain them :
to mo time during tho day yesterday, aa
old negro who is known in tho city ns
Uadsomo difficulty with Thonus, and it
seems tho latter said something hurd
about the ''doctor.'1 Dillon procured
For tho arrest of Thomas, and it was
plnced in tho hands of Conttablo Weldon
ti execute. In the ovonlng aftor Tbomat
had gono homo from his work, Weldon
went to Thomas' bouto to
MAKE THE ARREST.
Ho went Into tho bouso and
f iund Tbomas in bftd. Wel
don stated his butiriois, and
t dd Thomas be must consider lihnsull un-d-tr
rtrrost and preparo to go with blm
Tboniitt suld he would go a soon as ho t
on tomo dry clothing, und sent bit wife
into an adjoining room for tbo clothes.
Just wbnt look placo bo'Wacn Weldon
nnd tho negro after the latter't wife left
tho room no one will ever know, for tboy
wero alone, nnd neither of them lived
long enough to toll the story.
TIMOTHY o'CALLAHA.V'H STATEMENT.
Mr. Timothy O'C'allahan, who keeps a
boarding houio at tho corner of Fifteontb
street and Commercial avonue made tho
following statement to the local of The
Bulletin: He was going nlong tho
sidewalk a Hhorl distance from his bouse,
when bis attention was nttracted by the
r'port ofa pistol. In looking In the direc
tion from which tho report came ho taw
Uonstablo Weldon coming up on to tbe
street from tbo direction of Munn't wood
yard. Mr. O'Callaban wont towr.rd Wel
don and noticing he was holding hit
bund to bis neck, asked him what
was tho matter. "Weldon aaid,
"a negro cut mo and I shot him.' Mr.
O'Callaban then asked blm wbcro tbe
negro was, when Weldon replied, "he is
down thoro by tbo fence; go down and
icu if ho it dead." O'Callaban teeing tbe
cut In his nock, told "Weldon that ho
(Weldon) himself was a dead man, and
took him by tbe arm and led him up to
Commercial avenue, and placed him on a
bonch in front of hit vO'Callahan's)
boarding houso. L&aving him tbore,
O'Callaban started some ono after a doc
tor, while ho wont to inform Weldon's
wife of tbe terriblo affair. Tho nows had
ranched Mrs. Weldon baforu O'Callahan
got thoro, and he met her on tbo way go
ing to whero hor husband wat. They
went back tottMhcr and when tlii'V gut
WhLllON WAS; OEAK.
Coroner Uosiinaa was notified, nnd wn
soon on tho ground, a Jury was suu.
moncd nnd mi ,
l.vqtKsr help. I
Before tbo jury the wife of Thomas tcs-
Itfln.t U.., tn n,,tiat.l.1n nmtnn t.i flin tin,,. a '
aid said he had a warrant for Thomas
that Thomas said ho wni all wet, and that
bo should wait until he got some 'dry
clotbct. .Sbo went into tbo noxt room to
Ltot tboin, nnd nhen sbo camo out her bus
band nnd Weldon wero lighting; tbat
Weldon shot lilm once in the bouse, nnd
that hor husbaud ran out of tho door,
whon Weldon followed him and flrcd un
A negro man who lives in tbo same bouso
whnro tho nrgro resided, told our reporter
that he hoinl th constable enter and say
to Thumni: "Oct up und go along with
mo." In a vury short timo after, ho henrd
ho soundt of a scuffle Hnd tho constublo
ry inurdor,and then tho roport of ft putol
hot. It would appear from this stato
ni'nt that when Weldon ontered Thomas
wm, lin found him it bod and ordored
him to got up. Tbat tbo negro compiim ,
nd whon on his loot Immediately maue
an attack on tlio olllcor with tho kni o
and tho latter nftor receiving tho
wound In tho neck fired a -hot at his as
a unt. After the attack thu ncgrp ran
on to tbo street and ttnitoi
luwird. Munn's lencn. und when near the
corner of the fence Weldon fired another
shot v. the fugitive, who ran a thort dls
tance down along the fonce and fell doad.
weldon than went up to blm. ttooped
over him and finding tbat he wat deal,
went on to the ttreet again, where l.o wat
met by Tfmothy O'Callnhnn.
has. WARDNIR AND IULL1VAN
Held a poit mortem oxamintilun ovor
the bodlet of the dead men and returned
ttatemontt of tho manner In which tbv
came to their deftlhi In accordance with
the facts abovo itated.
VERDICT ON TIIE DEATH OF WELtiOK.
The jury roturned tho following ver
dict hi to tho manner in which W'ldon
catno to hit death i
We, the undertlened lurors. sworn to
uqulruof the death i l Ouo. W. Weldon.
on oath, do Und that hn came to his death
by a wound mulcted by a knife In the
hands cd Alotitndcr Thomas, while the
tuld Weldon wni in thn performance of
bis ditty ns u county constable.
i.otns jorgenton, loroman.
John E. Holmes,
, Robert Smyth,
M. H. rulton,
II. M. liulcn,
s Androw Madden,
M. D. Ounter.
Tbotamejury held an inquett ovor the
body of Alexander tThfinas and returned
We, tho undoriigned jurors, iworn to
iuqulro oflhedoath of Alexander Thomas,
on oath do find that ho enmc to his death
by a ball from a pistol Bred by (Jco. W.
Weldon after tbe said Weldon had re
cicved a mortal wound Inllictoil by tho
band of tho said Alexander Thotnat while
he was in tli.i dUchsrgcof bit duty n a
LouU Jorcunion, foreman.
.Uhn E. Holmes,
M. B. Fulton,
II. M. Ilulen,
M. D, Guntor.
I'll! .tnllonnl B.-vnh llnlMlnr.
shlHP'ciaI attention toorisrs from .tcio
fot nUhi or 'U
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NOTICE TO CONTKAUIOBS.
Commissioners' urricE, I
ANNA. UU., May 14. lo;,j.
Sealed proposals will bo received u
bo received until 1
at..i..i. .. -... - ,1... -Tin iint fir .in!. .......
lor the erection and completion (above tho
ba-cineht storj) of the eenti r bulldlngol the
Southern Illinois luatie usilum, located at
Anna, Union county, llllu Is. Sepcrate i.l.is
will be received lm the brlek-VVork. ami the
price per 1IX") laid In the wall stated, A bond
ol two thousand dollars u ut accompany
each bl , conditioned that If the contrail Is
awarded, the bidder will promptly enter In
in contract ior inr nrn su lei. mis vuh
tractor will be required to give bond In ilotl
ble the amount ol contract price, to be ap
proved by the governor lor n laiiiuui com
pliance ol the terms ol the contract. Plant
and speculations will be on exhibition nt
the uttlce ol the commissioner Ic tnua. on
ami alter the first day ol July next, w hero
blank proposals can lie had. The commis
sioners reserve the right to reject any and
an uuis. it ii STUIKJKSH, l
lltitAM Walker, Corns.
Jkssk Bishop, j
FOIl COI'VIXG TUB LAWS AND
.lurilXALS OF TUB i8TJE
On or before the iHth day or May, 1871.
and until II o'clock in. ol snld day, sealed
proM)uls will be received by tho rcmmls
sloners ol public: printing for copying the
laws. Journals und Joint resolutions of the
Twciity-elghth general nseinbly of the
stale of Illinois, and lor such additional
copying as may be ordered by said general
such proposals mush be In triplicate, one
copy to be deposited with tho secretary of
state, one with the auditor of public ac
counts and one with the state treasurer,
ami accompanied by a boml, for the falthlui
performance of the contract, in the pen!
sum of g.'i.nuO, signed by two surelle. r-uld
bond mu-t bo satKactory to said commis
sioner, and be npprovedby the governor,
and lllcd In his ullico until thd award Is
Each propo'.il must ho accompanied by at
lcat Kn lines ot the hund-vvrltingol the per
son making the proposals legal cup paper
taken as the mca-tiie.
The governor nnd the commissioners ol
public piloting reserve to themselves the
rlitht to reject any and all bids. The proposals
will bo opened at three o'o ock p in., Wed
nesday, May 2f, 187.'), In the otltcc ot the
governor, and the contract then and there
awarded unles all bids ore rejected.
Geo. II. Harlow, Sec'y of State.
C. E. I.tiTiNcorr, Auditor P. A.
E. RUT, (state Treasurer.
.VI 1 diw. Commissioners Public Printing
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Good stabling connected with the house,
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Free omnibus to and lrom all trains.
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