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rUlDmlftdALLy BULLETIN, SATURDAY, DEMC13M13EU 27, 1873.
tin rpr oi tncnr conniy.
JOHN 1L OBBULY, Kdltor and Publlshoi
TKIIMH OV T11K DAILY, UULLrTTW
tlna week, bv oarrtor & 2-t
One year by carrier, In advance 10 00
. i. ..iiii r tint mid In
l)no month, by mail lw
, uno yor.
TERMS or WEEKLY DVLLKTIK.
Ona Year l M
Sir Month! '6
Tliroo Montfas r
invariably lu advance.
Heading ninttrr on c-vrry liner.
OnicAo.o feared a. riot by Us unom
ployed worVlngmon yesterday.
a si. Louis man eolobrnted Christmas
by besting his wifo to death li tbo tiros
enco of hor flvo imnll children.
Kmi'Krou William, whoso death
aocmod probablo a fow days ago, Is now
reportod bettor and likely to recover.
At Ilio roccnt election In lioston, four
women wcro elcctod to sorvo on tlio Mot
ion School Committee, nnd now tho City
yolicitor glvos it as hit opinion that thoy
cannot legally serve.
Tub St. Louis 'Time' wa issued on
Christmas day in a now dress, calculated .
toexcito tbo admiration, if not tho onvy,
of nil tho other St. Louis dailies. It Is
now one of tho handtomast; as it has been
one of tho tnott ontorprisinp, ihcots in
Tub most recently reportod fotlunato
holrcss, Is Miti Kate Stewart, n former
dining-room girl at tho Ackly llouso in
Davenport, Iowa. Miss Kate is holr to a
million dollars in Iroland. Hut sho mar-
riod just before (he was informed of hor
holross-ship, and her husband, Mr. Win,
1. Quuyle, constdors himself a lucky
A frightful famino is nntlcinfttcd in
llcngal. Tho rains ccasod in tho middle
of Soplcmbcr, causing a failuro of tho
crops and proventlog tbo sowing of tho
spring crop, nnd making it certain that
ono million tons of food will liavo to bo
transported to tho famino center, or that
thirty millions of pooplo will sutler tho
terrible results of an abaoluto dearth of
the nccessarlos of life.
Rumors of Cabinet changos coino from
"Washington City. Can. SohencU, it is
said, is to be transforrod from London to
the head f tbo Treasury Department, his
Emma Mino oporatlons rccommonding
him to Grant, probably, as tho propor
porson to bo placed in chnrgo of tho
finances of tho nation. Secrotnry Rich
ardson is to take Schonck'a rdaco ut tho
Court of St. James. If tho Senate refusal
to conDrm 'Williams, ho will bo appointed
Ministor to Spain, in place of Gen. Sickles,
who will he recalled.
Tho working men of all tho principal
chits of tho country nro making broad and
Tbo Chicogo worklngnicn have pro
ceeded in an orderly nnd imprctsivo man
mer, Atalargr mooting hold last Sun
day they appointed a committee to demand
of tho city council work or broad. The
papers of that city aro vory suro this is i
very uurcasonablo demand. They bo
lievo tho poor should itarro In silence nnd
make no sign.
"When tho poor of Chicago did not nood
the sympathy of tho nowspapors or tho
rich they had it ; but now that sympathy
if it exists, refuses to supply them with
the means to maintain Ufa. Last winter.
a Chicago park bill was prcsontod to th
legislature, and tho Chicago papers and
lovors of the pooplo urged its passage
with characteristic ouorgy. Mr. James
Koot and a doien other philanthropist
visited Springfield in tho intorosl or tho
bill. "What I" they exclaimed, "havo
you members no iympnthy for tbo poor
Wo must havo parks, into which tho labor
log man and his family may go on Sun
days, drink in tho tunihino und breath
tho pure air of heaven 1"
And so the bill was passod, and becam
a law, authorizing tho assessment and col
lection of not te exceed $100,090 pur on
num. Jim Koot said and all tho philan
thropists rf Chicago deolarod that this
money was to bo spent to givu to tbo poor
of that city sunshine and air I Hut now
the poor aro cryjng: "Wo want bread."
"What reply do tho philanthropists make
to this demand? Thoyssy: "Don't bo
ridiculous. "Wo can't glvo you bread.
You aro agitators and communltts or you
would not make, this demand,"
How about that sunshine and fresh air?
The peoplo are willing to do'awhilo with
out sunshine and fresh air if they can get
bread. Can't the philanthropic dispensers
of sunsbino' and fresh air, at 100,000 per
annum, change the programmo a little
and disburse 1100,000 worth of broad In
stead of sunshine and fresh air ?
In olden limes tho' poor asked for bread
and the philanthropists gavo them a stone;
in this day In Chicago tbo poor ask for
bread and the philanthropists glvo thern
sunshine and trcsh air.
Special correspondence ot Tub Uuli.kti.v.
IBB ED HOT YET.
"WABniaoTO!, December !3, The de
livery of the Vlrglnlus to the United
State and our waiver of ft Spanish saluto
to our flag on Christmas day on account
of attorney-general's decision that tho
Vlrzlnlus bad no right to carry tho Amer
lean Csg does not qulto end tho matter
The ytMel will be beyond question con
damned smd told, baying fraudulently ob
tminad her rcclsto' at Hew York. Tho
decision of tbe Geneva arbitrators on in
dirtct damages will, no doubt, act at a
dUsuader to Spain In caso sho has any
Idea of demanding damages, Although
tbo attornoy'gciicMl or minor v...
Gushing who do6s up tho odii Jons icr
tho administration when brains nro re-
nulrod lias not touchod upon tho
1 . ..... in.. ..t
ouostion of indemnity 10 iuo lammes u.
. -!..- J I. ..I
those who wcra notoniy uiogniiy soiz-ju.uuv
fiendishly miirdorod, thoro Is but little
doubt as to tho right of such to ft claim
for compensation. It l lelnu given out
in administration circles thnt tho decision
of tho iittorney-gonoral bars any such
claim. Tho well-known leaning of the
stato Department to Spain would glvo
color to tho opinion already expressed
hero that everything will bo dono to
pleiiso tbo Dons. If our government re
mains passive until shamed into making
a claim against Spain for Indemnity to
tho families of tho murdered men uy mo
action of Great lirllaln on bolmlf of Its
citizens, tho peoplo will bcln to loliovo
mora fully In tho oft repeated cuorges
brought nealnst tho Statu Deiutinont in
rozard to our foreign policy, and In thn
case of Spain particularly i und tho fog of
doubt that at nrosent clouds and bewilders
thn liidi-moiit of tho peoplo on it will bo
dli.Mpatcd. nnd Its Imbecility, If not worse,
will stand out so that there will bo no
mistaking it for statesmanship or euro for
tho national honor.
Tiio oaJora of tho judical party in this
dly have, Jn looking over tho situation,
conio to tho conclusion that about I0,0C0,-
000 must bo cut down from tho oppi opria-
(Ions for tho next fiscal year ; or in lieu of
that, moro taxns must bo lovicdor tho na
tional dobt increased to meet tlm do
flcioncy abovo slated. Nov.", for n party
that played so many dllTeront tunes on
tholr management of thn flnanco?, c
pocially tholr reduction of tho debt,
which the pooplo roally beltovcJ, it will
hardly do to incroaso It, so tho Ways
and Means and Appropriations Commit
tees havo determined to cut down tho es
timates co a to tido over tho present
trouble To hear ohcIi Govornmont func
tionary sot forth how utterly impcssiblo
it is for bis branch of tho sorvico to bo
carried on with less cxponso, ono would
supposo If n mtssongor less was givon to
that particular Department, Uuronu or
Division, tho whola oountry would go to
arn smash. Tho Appropriations Com
mlttoo aro now looking into tho feasibility
of rodneing tho clerical force In tho differ
ent departments. In tho Troasury, as an
oxamplb, thoro nro ns many clerks em
ployed as in 1805 und 18CC, when tho war
accounts woro being scttloJ. In ono bu
reau, whero tho work is onc-hulf less than
a 18C0. tho number of clerks has increased
moro than ono iiuudrcu. iuo ucpnr:
ments, ospooially tho troasury, aro asy-
ums for tho friends of congressmen, nnd
thocommittoo that diros to unoarth tho
corruption that exists Jn this respect und
will smoko out all who aro not nocossary
to tho propor transaction of tho business
of tho govornmont will doiorro tho thanks
of tho pooplo. Whllolihcso committeemen
nro bringing their lantorus to bear upon
tho dark holes nnd cornors whoro ocon-
omy's placo in usurped by rcck-
loss nnd proftogUo cxtravngunco
it is nil vory woll just now but, when tho
bifurcated chunks of wisdom who do tho
public thinking ut an Incre.isod componsa
tion, como bsckrom their holiday j'lunt,
thoy will bo apt to run against tho com
mittoo with tho dosign of putting out its
luntorns, for in reducing tho clerical force
of courso tho friend), ponsionors nnd hang
ers on of our M. C.'s will bo interfered
with, and thoy always resent ni impertin-
ant und uncallod for any intorfornnco with
thoir prerogatives or porquisltui vido
their hold on tho salary grub.
ran lunKiiurr law.
Tho repeal of tho bankrupt law by tho
llouso is gonorally looked upon ns Ill-con
sidered and hasty like throwing n boy
into tho rivor nnd drowning him bocuuso
ho had u dirty faco. Tho Sonute, it is bo
llovod, will present such n Mil in Hou of
tho llouso bill us will moot general ai
proval lair to both tho dublor and crodi
tor classos. Senators Edmunds. Thurman
und Krollnghuyeen havo tho formation of
tho bill In chargo. Senator Kdmunds
saye, speaking for hlmtolf, that any provi
sion respecting tho forcing of debtors into
involuntary bankruptcy nnd all procord,
ings thereon will bo mado retroactive, to
that nothing will ho gained by opprcsslvo
steps towards debtors; this ho thinks will
bo tho opinion of tho Senuto.
the cal.uiv aiuii.
Tho oppononts of tho salary grab aro
considerably soro over tho manner in
which tho grabbers out-gonoralod them on
tho repoal of tho bill, and it is proposed to
bring them to a equaro voto on tho ques
tion, ns soon as Congress moot;, by moving
to suspend tho rules so as to insert n sec
tion in tho judicial appropriation bill, re
ducing salaries to tho old figure This
motion will not bo dobatablu nnd mem
bers squirm ns thoy moy will bo placed
on tho record cither for or against the
grab, Fow will daro to bravo public opin
ion enough to say nay, though many
would liko to.
It is understood that tho Uouso Com-
mittco on lUilrouds and Cauuls will re
port that tho right oxists for tho Govern
ment to charter railroads through tho
Stales under tho Constitutional provision
lor tho regulation of iutcr-Stuto com
merce, and will recommend a general law
on this subject. Another step In central
ization und another nail In thocollin of Ko-
publican govornmont as understood by its
founders. May bo tho liutlers, May,
nardi. Camcroni, Mortons und llrown-
lowi of to-day aro wiser than woro tho
JolTersons, tbo l'incknoys, tbo Madlsous
and tho John Tylors ot tho past, but wc,
who so woll know tbo calibro morally
and mentally of tho prcbcnt jacks in
office, cannot bolicvo tho history of the
past a lie, and tbo present all a dclutlou.
A. It. Shephord our boss is some
what unhappy ovor tho fact that Con
gross will not voto tho 5J,000,000 asked
by General iiubcock, Commissioner of
Public Iluildings, tho Committee on tho
District ol Columbia having cut It down
to 11,000,000, and ovon this turn will not
bo appropriated until nftor an examina
tion of thi books has been made, and how
long this will tko has boon oitlinatcd nt
from flvo to eight monlbc 1 Tho llnnrd of
Vubllo Works will bo hungry beCiro the
cneh comes (B.tholrgroody claws,
THE (!0ltttTTKK ON I'lllVli.EOM .'Nil
Aro said to be harmonious in their ef
forts to prcsont n plan for tho election of
rroiidentand Vlce-1'reeidont, which will
bo brought forward enrly In tho tcsslon,
Tho Jvlccloral College, ns was demon
strated In tho first oloclion of (en. Grant,
his outlived Its usefulness. The now
plan ousht to bo In nceordnnco witli tbo
demands of tho times, und no doubt will
bo 11 thoopirit of party fraud can bo Pupt
down, nnd Ulysses lias no designs on n
third torm for tho soft nnd oiisy tnnl.
Reported Expressly for tho Bulletin,
11.U.T1M0KE, Dec. 2(5. All tho business
houses In tho principal pait of this city
aro closed in rcp'.' to tho memory of
John Hopkins, whoso funoral talfjplaco
1'ktkimiioko, O.nt., Docomber 70.
Ilronton, alius Cox, was hanged to-day for
thorn urdcr of Mr. I'uyno nnd tho boy
Daughty, in tho township of Dummer,
I'rom Wilmington, ?'.(',
"WILMINOTO.V, N. 0., Otcouibcr !2C
A fearful storm visited this section Inst
night, blowing down n numbor of small
lioues una uprooung ;roo, prcsinuwg
Troin Ktnnsvlllc, I ml.
HvAShvii.i.n. l.vn. December '.'0. Na
than Marx, it trnvelor for Louis Jluhn,
...1... , . I. . '-itr.
wnuiui:uu urueur. una u(.i,iivwi.j ..v...
Vreslon. Kv.. under circumstances tluit
crento tho boilof lie has been murdered.
London, December 20. At flvo o'clcel
this mornini; tho steamur Gipsey Oueen
belonging to tbo river Tyno improvement
commissioners, struci: tno wrocs oi i
unknn lii-htor and wont down to tho hot
torn in flvo minutes. Thoro wero between
fifty nnd sixty workmen on board at tho
tuna of tho disaster ; twenty of thorn wore
rejcucd nnd tho rcmiunilor, unriy or loriy,
l'liiLEDKLViiiA. December 2C. Mottof
tho cotton and woolen factories are in full
operation ut reduced wages. Tho carpet
manufactories, with vory fow exceptions,
aro closed, owine principally to n dlll'or-
onco betwoen vosvori and manufacturers,
caused by n reduction in waiving ot two
cents nor vard. Manufacturers, as a gen
oral fling, say tbo prices of curpots hvo
bcon rcducod so much nd sales uro so slow
that thoy nro not very anxious to resumo
operations, even though tho weavors
Hioulu agreo 10 worn o. iuu jirujiujvu
CiNris-NATi. December 'JO. A strike of
engineers and firemen oa tbo l'unhatidlu
lUtlroad commenceu noro ai noun iu-u;ij.
Tho striko U nt-ainst the ruductlon ol leu
por cent, in wages ol tuosu empioyocs
from tn ursi oi mo proceu. lumnu,
which tho agents of tho company say pre
vious notico was given. Slnco noon two
pasjongcr tralnJ and all fselgbt trains on
thiiranhnndlo wero unablo to lcavo tho
citv. Tho report is that all branches of
tho Panhandle nnd roniisyivania lonirai
nro nfl'octoJ simultaneously by this strike
... .o. "
LoUisriLLK, Docombur 20. About four
years ngo .lolin unan was murucreu m
llunry county, Kentucky, nnd his body
thrown Into tho Kentucky river. Onun
was bulioved to belong to tho Ku-klux or
ganization, and it was supposod ho wus
murdered oy momoors oi mo gang iu pre
vent him exposing tholr bloody deeds.
Several dayaeinco.olghteltizonsof Henry
cotintv wi-ro arrosteJ. cuarirou wun nis
murder. An uxamlnlng trial was hold nt
Kmlnouco to-dov. and a special t tho
'Courier-Journal reports tno acquittal ni
tho accused on tno ground of Iuck or emu
ciont ovideuco to convict.
Wahuinoton, Dec. 20. As thoro is no
nbsoluto necessity for tho heavy appro
priations for tho improvement of harbors
and rivers and fortifications under tlia
Knginoori' lluroau of tho War Depart
ment, estimates tor such improvements,
amounting to twenty million dollars, will
probablv bo reduced to llirte millions.
Thoro was no business before tho Cabi
net to-dav. Tho sossion was merely In
formal. Tho utual Now Yoar's roonpllon
will bo held bv tbo President on tho 1st of
WAbiiiNiiTON. Decombnr 20. Tho
statement that tho First Nnlional Han
of Washington will soon pay another
dividend is without authority from tho
Louisville. Dccombor 20. lion.
Shakespeare Caldwell, formerly member
of Congress from this city, but now of
.Now YurK, turned over lu iuo poor i
Loulsvillo on Christmas day, a handsome
building for hospital purposes, which ho
has had erected ut a cost ot $80,000. Tho
edifice is to bo called tho Hospital of St
Mnrv ana St. K izaboth, und is to bo mi-
dor tho chargo of tho slstera of charity of
uzarotli community, mil is to vo opun iur
tho reception of patients oi ovory denoml
nation, Tho gift was nmdo in memory of
Mr. Caldwell's wifo, only daughter or
Col.'Jamos.i. Hreckenridgo, u distinguish
ed lawyer of this city. Tlio building is
finished with all modorn conveniences and
will accommodate eovoral hundred pa
tients. From Columbus, Ohio.
Ooi.UMiiUB, Dacembor 20. Tho loco
raotlvo ene-inocrs und Uroinou on lonsod
lines of tho Pan IlandU railroad west of
Pittsburg, struck to-day ut noon In resist
ance of u reduction of ton per cent, on
salaries. The Ftrlka ratultcd in a general
stoppage of trMnf, none leaving this
point sinco noon. A press reporter inter
viewed a delegation of engineers to-night,
und was insured that all thoy want Is n
restoration of salaries paid provlous to tho
first of Docembor, Thoy ulso doclaro thoy
will not interfere with uny ono wishing to
run tholr onglnos. A train vs run in
from Dcnnlsoii to-night by John Sim
inons, a master of transportation, Just as
tlio engino pulled into tho depot horo,
Simmons was (truck on tho head with n
stono thrown by somo of tho strlkors.
but was not much injured. Tlio englni:6ii!,
say thoy aro positive tins was not dono by
any of tholr men, Tho inglnoers furthur
say this striko protosts against tho reduc
tion of wages. Tho yards hero urn full of
freight und passengor trains, and much
incovonlenco to the travelling public
must result unlets tills trouble lespoedlully
adjusted. Dan Caldwell, suporintecdent
of the lines west of this point stales, Ihtl
on Dnroinbor 1st n'reductlon at ton per
emit, was nmdujm' tho, fnlarlos of all tho
otllcerajinir Attaches' of, liieso' l!noiJ nnd
that thiingineors nnd flromohi aro tho
only parties wb3 havo 'nnt AWtedod to
this nrrangornclit- This reduction- was
mado by rotsoh of tho financial condition
of tho country and n dcslro to hoop all
their men employed nnd pay regularly.
1nma.sai'0L19, DccomboT -0. Tho un
glneors on tho J. O. ii til Louis, Indian
npolisnnd Vinconnes, and Jclfersonvillo,
MadUon nnd lndlanepolls rallronds struck
atl2 o'clock to-day. All trains leaving
tholr starting point boforu VI o'clock wero
run thtoilgh on tlolndlamfpolis nnd Vin
connoi road. Tlio regular pasenger train
wont out on card t!mn, nnd tho night pas
suiigcr trains on both tho I. C. and St.
Louis, nnd tho JefTersonville, Madison and
Indiiinopolis will go out as uuisl In chnrgo
of onginooM not inombeMof tho brother
hood. Thoro has boon no disturbance as
yet, and It is not nnlielpktod. Tho striko
will extend to other rallrwls. No trains
nrrlvod on tho P. C.& St.'Louls road s'mcn
U o'cloci:. Tho rogular truins leaving
Louisville at i! U m. on llo Jeirersonville,
Madison and Indlaliojioli) rond ctmo In n
few minutes lato.
I'rom South Htud, lml,
Sootu 11i:ni, Dccomlijr 1!C Cluiit-
mus was cc u jrnied-'in (crnnu stvio in
South' Hand, by lhtr6ducmg .water into
tho city. 'I'ho waterworks consists of
tbreo vttl- of pumping machinery, uis
ch.'irglng into n stand jilpo tWo hundred
reel high, nud wcro constructs! under tho
supervision of tho Mcisiri), llorlcenblncs,
tho eminent hydraulic onginera of Phlla
ilelphia. Throu tests woro ruade, at tbo
first flvo streams woro thrown, upon the
cnurcii spiro lor twenty minutes, mo
pumps bolng n to't to show tho reservoir
power or too stand pipo, tlio strcanu aver
aged 125 feet. At tlio second trial Lino
simultaneous stream wero thrown vvor
100 loot high with 115 feet of water in the
stand pipo, nnd two pumps in operation.
At tho third trial six streams woro thrown
fur ubovo tho hiirhest bulldlncs In dilfor-
pnt purls of tlio city, with thn stand pipo
running ovar and only ono pump in opor
ntlon. All tbo streams wore thrown
thronuh onu nnd n nuartcr incli nor.zhu.
Tho dav was beautiful and was ono of
"Wasiiisuion, December 20. For tho
Now Knglnnd and Middle states brisk to
high and northoasterly to northwesterly
winds with stormy weather will prevail,
followed by cliaring wcathor lu southern
portion of the latter district. For tbo
(southern, Atlantic, and Gulf states east of
tho Mississippi river, nnd tijoneo norm-
ward ovor Tonncsen souin, westerly m
northerly winds with clear or partly
cloud wqathor, Increasing prcsturo and
a slight fall of lemporaturo In tho Missis
sippi valley. Por tho Ohio vr.lloy nnd
thenco northward ovor tlio upper lakn ro
gion and tho northwe.t westerly winds
and veoring to northerly witli threatening
weuther and somo s now, tho temperature
falling gradually; clearing woathcr In
northwest during Saturday. For tho
lower lako region continued stormy
weather, lii'ht to fresh wind and snow,
and with but slight fall in temper At uro.
Cationary signals nro continued at Nor
folk, Capo May, Now York, Now London,
Now Haven, "Wood's Holo, Uoston, Port-
and and haslport.
ltl nml rail or Itio itivi:rtN
For 21 liour-i ending 3 p.m., Dee. "0, lb"3
To rcrfon city .
Leaven worth. ,
riuifaco ot water below bcncii marK.
Obsorver Slg. !?ier. U. S. A
Pnrbiiuuo, Pa., Docomber 20. Six
Nashville, Decnmbor 2c. Arrivals
Kddyville, Louisville. Jtiver fulling,
with 8 feat 10 Inches on tho shoals this
Cincinnati, Docembor 20. Tlu rivor
is 20 feet und falling. Arrived Klttio
Uiglor, ArkunsuA- rivor, Dopartoi Par
agon, Now Orleans; Lawronce,'Iftshville;
"Andes, Whee'ling; Voathor" cloudy with
a light snow.
New Oiilkans, Docomber !8. Arri
vals Shannon, Cincinnati ; Join Kylo,
It A Habbago and barges, St Lods ; "de
parturos Sam J Halo and barges, lincin
null; Gloncoe,, St Louis yestor.dny , nono
to-day. Cloudy und cool.
St. LoutF, .Docoptbof 20. Arrlyd
Fannlo Lewis, Shrovoport ( Itisnifcb,
Now Orleans; Klnnoj-,, VicksburgjSt.
Joseph, Momplils. Dopart'od Hollo Jl.m
phis. Woathor cloudy and mild iJl d(y,
F.vansville, Dccombor 20. (Jloud.
snow ana rain all day. Mercury Jl to -lo.
Hlver fullou throo and n half feit. Port
list, up Pat llogors, Goo Koborti Down
Toroscon, Fayette, Clias H Church,
Mary Ainont, Charmer. Gcnonllv light
trips. Business dull,
MKMrms, Docembor 20. ,'ratlior
cloudy and raw, Itiver falling slowly.
Arrived .unry uo, o. jmi jjo.
partod last evening Jlunry Airs; this
ovoning City, of Yicksburg,atLouls:
Mary Houston, Loulsvillcr5 T ho.! Slier
lock, Now Orleans; Colorado, Viksburg.
Louisville, Docombor 20. To rivor
is still falling slowly. At 6 r. . thero
wero 0 foet in tbo canal nnd 7 in tio pass
down tbo Indian clmto. . Arrivcd-Andy
llaum, Cincinnati ; Kanawha villi -1
bargos, Memphis. Departoo! Andy
'laum, Memphis; Lura Dtvis, j;. Louis
"Woathor cloudy, with prospcctof snow
Jlusinrss uniuunlly dull.
New Oni.KANs, Dec. 20, Floil scarco
and lu good export nud local ikmand ;
double II 26; troblo 0 5007; fsmjy 7 60
(ifl. Corn quiet; white 70c; yeliw 03c.
Oats 52i6iV,le. Bran OOu. Halnulei;
frlm9;20; choice 23. J'prir, tlulj afils.aB.
. Dry tilt mvttt
con ilioulflors and clear rilis scarce at t'c)
clear Ojr; old hams dull nt 10c; ti'nv lfijc.
Lard firm, llerco B(aj'i keg Uj04r.
Sugar In fair domitnd; inlurior -J-; com
mon r6c; fair tJ fully fair "j.-; jirlmo to
bhoicn Bje. M!ola!?s common -10c, fair
5550c; prlmo 68Qi0Oc; strictly primp,
ii(rv,mc, primo lermcniing iiitajooi!.
"Whisky No Cincinnati hire; Louisnnn '
senrco at see; ordinary westorti
Coireoflrm; ordinary to primo 21327.
Cincinnati, December 20. Flour
quiet. Whoat scarce ano firm at 1
1 4H. Corn firm) now cur 0(7,17 ; shelled
f.8(JrC0. Uyo firm at tij, Oats firm ut
'13025. Hurley quiet and unchanged,
Kggs dull nnd n'shalo lower,' 27. Otliers
unchanged. Provisions dull nnd but
llttlo doing. Pork quiet at lu 01). Lard
quint; steam, sales ut 8; kettle 8 J. Hulk
moats quiet; thoutdors hold atf ; tiles of
clour rib at 7 ; clear hold at "J. Itacon
very ecarco; snlen of cloar rib at 8, to
como out next weok ; shoulders and ulcar
nominally 7j7(8$. Grron moats quiet;
shoulders CJ ; cloar rib 0J ; clear C)fii.G ;
hams Sfo9, Hogs slow, ranging -i""0(
f "u ; receipts 7,7 15 ; ehipiuerils I , I H U .
Whisky firm nt 03.
Chicago. December 2fl. Flour unlet.
"Whoat Millet, wnk and lowor; No I
spring 1 10; No 2 1 13 on spot, I 1 1 J
January, 1 17Q)1 17$ February; No 3
O36?)I0!l. Corn du.ll and lower; fln!
mixed Ci'-'jc cash, sollcrs C3JC January i
new No 1! mixed 50c, dull and on tho di.
clino; No 3 C8a cash. 3?Jo January. Hyi
stoady; Ho a TiMibo. iisriey stenciy;
no - lull 1 3!; io J l l'U)ii)l ua. i on,
qulot and osslor at 13 75 on spot, 1 1 iOCtj,
11 '15 .February I.urd in good domanu.
Uulk meats, shoulders C0j)5je;. short rib
0 (T?0jjc ; clear C5(7c. Grenri moats
stoady, snles of hams at 8jc for 10 Ibsavor
nuo: short rib minted at Clc. AVblsky
qulot, woak and lowor at 04e.
Nkv Youk, Dcccmbor 'JO. Flour quiet;
suprrllno 5 t;0(Ji)C 00; common to good
C -MpTi P5; good to choice (i DO.Ifti -10:
white wheat extra 7 408 00. Whisky
lowor, 07.. AVIiat dull and lower; lowu
spring I 531, 57; No 2 Ohio 1 67fS)l 57;
No 2 Nobrnsku J 67. Uvoquiot. Ilarlsy
a shade firmer; western 1 13. Corn quiet;
westorn mixed in store 82; afloat fl'JJ
.80; now western ulloat 7fifi,9lJ. Oats
iieavy and lower ; wmtprn iniird 555!J;
white woitorn nil 3at b(n)VJ. Coll'oo, su
gar nnd niolaisns unchanged. Pork
higher; new moss 10 23; primo mss
la 00; now nws, March, 1(1 00(3) 1 20.
Ilif and cut moats unchanged; middles
dull. Lard firmer; primo steam 85, Jan
uary. Sr. Louis', Docoinber 20. 1'lonr quiet
and unchanaed. AVhoat, rpring good de
mand, No 21 2067,1 21; fall moved flow
at closo. No 0 rod was faleablo at 1 27
1 C8; No 2, 1 CO. Corn quiet No 2
mixed t:(a)'Jia. Oats slow but Arm, No 2
tnlxod lOGiyMp. Il irloy steady, firm nnd
unchanged, llyo inactive. No 2 r0i,S2
Pork quilt and onler 14 5067)15 00. Dry
suit moats quiet, dealers apart; looso clear
cides 7(7; pnokivl thoublprs tltSjSc;
cloar rib 77Jc; clear 7A73c. Ilaeon
firm; shoulders CJ7c; cloa'r rib FfWJc;
clnar.SJir, vory littfo nut of smoko nnd fow
snlof. Lard dull nnd lowor. primo stim
offered in round lots at 8o, 7c bid. "Whis
key sollers firm, silos (5c. Hogs dull and
lower, I &06?5 00; liulkj 75! 00c: par
tial receipts 1,000 hoc.Cattlo firm, qno.l
to prlmo nativo 4 0P6? t!0; ohMpo 6 50
Qj 75; medium to fair 2- 25(w)3 50.
Mkmi'IMP, Dec. SC. Cotton heavy; low
grades nominal; ordinary I.!'; low mid
dling I IJc; middlings l?f7iir Jc, recolpts
5.C75 bale?; fhlpmonts 4.00S; stock 01,228.
F.xcbaneo heavy nt c discount; Now Or
leans 1 discount. Vloiir quiet at 55 40;
corn moal lowor at 6 30. Corn stoady at
C7(7,C8c. Oats dull nt 52f7iri lc. Hay dull
at 10!2. Hran qutot at 17(3iI7Jn. Hulk
meats qulot and unchanged; shoulders
5Jc; clear rib 7c; clear 7c. Lard quiet
at 01 0c.
Tho grf at discovery of (he
age, more l no pain which
tho Centaur Liniment will not
relieve, no swelling which it
willuot Mihduc, and no lame
nt"," which It will not cure
.'IhM'i t-trnng langmice. tint
I, lu Irnn It 1.1 tin h Mini til f .
ISfKT.a: tlio recipe it printed mound
cadi bottle. A circular containing crtlll
eaten of wonderful cure ol rheumiitUm
upttrahjla, lock-jaw, (,pralns, swelling,
burm, Kiddt, caked-broa-ts, polhonoiis
lilies, frozen icet, gout, salt rheum, ear-aehc
I'ci',., sin! the reeipo ol the Liniment will be
sent tratu to anjnnr. It Is tho most won
derful hcailwr and pain relieving agent the
world Ins eer produced, IttelNasno ar
tlelo rer before did tell, and it pells becauce
It dooijun what it prcten,in to do. Ono hot
tie of the Centaur Liniment lor nnlmalt
(ycllriT wrapper) it worth n hundred dol
larn ro- spanned, strained orgallcd hori-es
"I'd ""'et, and for screw-worm in sheep.
No ruNly or stock-owner can aUord to bo
vflthnil Centaur Liniment. Price. rOcent?;
urge Kittle-. SI. .1. it. lto-o .t Co., 01
llroadniy, .Sew York.
r C,'!aViU1;V '? "luro iilnn mbstltuto lor
. 1 ? ." A1 ,h 11,0 onlJ' Ai'5 urilclo lu
cMtteue whleh It suro to regnlato the bow
i" cu,'; y'ndcollo and piodueo natural
sloep. Itl-pleasanttotake. Children need
not urjand inoilier.t may sleep 10-7 wly
B. V. liLAKET
Mecesw to II. T. Gcrould,)
STEiSl AND GAS FITTING
And Dealer In
O.h and Steam PirK-PmiNOs.
(IIDIIi: A AD A(U,B VA1.VIM,
LILVU P1PK ANUPILMPS
h A i '
Jrri)rive wells nut down lu any rart ol
tlio City or SUiroumuns nmmu,
IIHOHS 11 LOCK,
Ify CO.MMKKOIAIi AVKNUK,
V. X. KIMBROUGn,
GAKPENTER & BUILDER
TcuiH'Mrcel nnil Wastilrilou Avenue
SII011 noiiuu, inui ,buw--'
darst tlm aboii. .
A..T. HOE. M.U
Olllccovcr Thorns As UroV.
No. 131 Commercial avenue, coiuer Eighth
!rnl. KflSldODCO COmur idIUJ,.-.,.
Tho Place To Buy
At .his NEW STORE on
Commercial avonuo, Burger Is
now receiving daily the lar
gest, host selected and cheap
est stock of dry goods ever
before brought to Cairo. A
lino of dross goods which have
never been surpassed in this
market, either for beauty or
varietv. A full stock of boots
and shoes; domestics of all
kinds ; a beautiful stock of
furs, mull's and boas, muH's
and collars, and children's furs
at a mere song; knit. woollen
goods, children's sacks, etc.,
almost given away ; a hand
some assortment of gloves and
a charming selection of ladies'
neckties, rail's, ctc.; etc. Gen
tlemen's furnishing goods,
overcoats, suits, underwear,
hats, cap3, gloves ; counter
panes, comforts and quilts,
table linens, red and white;
Mater proof cloth in all the
new shades and a full and
complete stock of notions
All these goods were bought
at panic prices, and will be
sold at astonishinglyL low fig
ures, as Burger is determined
not to be undersold. Call and
examine his good3 before pur
chasing elsewhere. J lis store
room contains every article in
tho dry goods line that any
buyer can possibly want, and
the prices arc so low that no
one will have tho conscience
to ask a reduction on any
Hi n us
ENTERPRISE 3A VIKGS
iiKiintii .naiti ai, inus.
OITV NATIONAL HA NIC, CAIKO
A. U. SAKKOItl). President;
ri. S. TAYLOit, Vice-l'rcsident;
II. If YSLOP, Secretary and Troojurer
J. X. lUucLlk, Ouii. Ollluuam,
K. H.lliceimTii, Pacl H. tkineii,
n. 11. UUt,lIl.K jj. r. llAUIUil,
UopoaltBol nnjr Aiuuans Ileocll Irani
Xfil I '4-n tm ITfiwHMlii.
I T1!HK'3T r,il on ilrpoilta at the ro ol m
JL percent. pr annum. Miuch latand Htplttm-
JIiIhIjt to the linnet al ot Itio depoilu, Iborsbf
glrlDK them ouropouud Inter out.
UATtnlXU WOMKH Ahll OIIILUACH UAl
O THAT DO OHl lUlft 04 IT.
. - . rtmw Ua m lot n.m
anrt HMurJar ef-.o: lor BAVIQ UKroailt
onl;, from C lo 0 o clnek.
ituiiir w.iiini.iii. ir-"urfr.
THE CITY NATIONAL
f 1 A t ,' ILI.IlVOIh
Wl P. lULLIDAY, Prosldrati
IIKNRT L. HALLIDAY, Vlcvl'lciMtnl
A. 1). HAKFOHD, Oatbirr)
WALTXn 1IYBLOP, AasUtta Oaihlar-
HrAAtj Taylob, Ilcmat II. CVKHISlllliW,
USNUT h. IlALUOAT, W. V. IlAUIUAT,
Una. b, Wiuiauso-, Hrarnsa II las
A. tl. OAtioao.
ttscliftnsret Coin ssod Vnltea tstute
Uonda Bonght nnd Hold.
DF.l'OSITtl reoolTed, and a Rtneral buoktag
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
H. W. MiLUU, President.
J. 11. I'm Lira, Vico-Preaident.
CHA8. Cumninoham, Cashier.
30LLEOTIONB PKOMPTLY MA.DH.
EXOniNOE, ouia. bank notes and United
QUtes eeosr't're bought and sold.
InlerMl Allowed o Tloin nMlla
K. J. AYIRS
AYEKS & CO.
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS
TOYS AD CONFECTIONS.
mil ii. ii i1
Tlie Toy King, liaving lately
received quo of tlie largest and
ever brought to this city, will
sell them at greatly
In fact, ficll them at
FIFTY PER CEN1!
Than Zi AST 7X K
He also has a
French and American
which will he sold at the low
est possible price.
-sSk- J-t- ili JM M." W
will do woll tc call and inspec
his stock of
HJ!JL.. n L
1-1 I I I I J I I I r UsT Mil IH III I l
I II II II 11,11 I IILMrillTi.1
ssstfjiBissi'v if ssi m m si - ss fc"
A1U11VAIAII M. 1 Ui;Ull J IS
102 Commercial Att.
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