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MaHlsisT anallrr en cyarr isr.
Fob tho benefit of Ihou Christians who
aro attacking Rot. Mr. Thayer because ho
ventured to InUmaU that probably he bad
contributed to dart the bait of tho p re
tailing revival in motion, wo venture to
rsnurk that they ahould otten repeat from
.the Old Book of Common Prayer tho tin
preatWe invocation : "From ouvy, hatred
and malice and all uncharltablcness, good
Tub inflationist havo tho best of tbo
bargain' in congress. They arn in tbo ma
jority,' and will In all probaollity lvo ui
mere mosey. -Many sagacious men re
tard the propotition to inflato tho currcn
oy aiof questionable wisdom, but wo bo
lleva the businesi'intorcsts of tho country
dtatfad a greater volume- of currency
Uhm we bow havo, that inflation will give
. Impetus to trade, and be a blessing
to M whole country; At leait wo are
willing that tho experiment should bo
tried, and hope it may bo, and immedi
ately. The womon of Louisvillo aro organiz
ing a tcmporanco cruiade; and from orcry
faction of tho country cornea tho nol'o of
riistllBg petllcoata moving in prayerful
array upon tho strongholds ot King Al-
cofcol.. And atlll tho ChrUtlan womon of
CalWhesilato I This ia a fnot V bo la
mented. In most ontorpriaoa Cairo ia
ahead of tho world, but novraho hosltalas.
Tho remit may bo exceedingly do
plorablo. It ia poHlblo that our pooplo
will continuo inactlvo until thoso or l'a
ducah and Mound City bnvo taken do
citivo itepa in tho cause of temperance
This would never do. Cairo cannot afford
to permit either Faducah or Mound City
to go before her In any movement, and
we thorofore suggest that without longor
delay our ladica go into the business of
anti-whlakey praying and singing.
The paper aro saying that Logan did
not maintain hlmsolf to adrantago in tho
verbal controversy ho hod with Schurz in
.the senate'a fow days ago. In our opin
ion nelthor of the gontlomen (id nny-
thing particularly witty, but it ia certain
that Logan struck Schurz a harder blow
than he received. Schurz had (aid that
all persons who were not roaumptlopista
wore look, and that ho having laid down
a rulo for himself believed thoso who
agrood with him wero the moro tonslblo
portion of tho country. Logan rotorlcd
that ho was sorry tbo country did not en
tertain of his friend tho same high opin
ion he entcrtalnod of hlmsolf. Schurz
replied that he was gratified by tha know
ledge that tbo country thought aa much of
Logan aa Logan of himsolf. This ia stu
pld talk at beat, and wo are surprised that
elthor of tbo gontlemon who indulgod in
it ahould tako any pride in hi part of tho
"TlMfKlULNCK," in the 'Sun,' makoa a
few remarks about tho artlclo or The
JIullktix on "Tho l'raycr Movoraont."
"We do not underatand "Tcmporanco."
lie is obtcure. Tux Bullktik waa seri
ous when it discussed the prayor move
ment. Wo regret tho suspicion we wero
not ahould havo boon ontortiilned by any
parson. ''Tomperanco" does great injust
ice to ut when ho denies tho rollgious
character of The Bulletin and proclaima
it a whisky organ. It is not. The whisky
men do not like The Bulletin. Thoy
prefer the 'Sua' for, liko a topor, it Is al
ways dry. "Tomperanco" knows this to
be true, if "Tomperance" knows any
thing. Never before was tbo rollgious
standing ot this paper questioned, never
before has any person had.tho temerity to
even hint it Is not sound on tho liquor
question. On.its rollglon and toototallsm
The Bulletin pridea itself. To tho lib
sence from Cairo of anything llko drunk
enness of tho l'aducah kind, The
Bulletiv points with pride as or
ldeuce of its infliioneo upon men who, liko
honest but drunkon Dick Bwivollor, Iovu
the "rosy," and to tho now proqroiMng
revival of religion in this city The Bul
letin directs attontlon and oners it In
vldenco to prove boyotid doubt the fact
that this paper baa a groat Influonce upon
sinful minds and can lead thorn into (he
pleasant paths ana by the slill waters
of gospel" truth. "Wo would not thus
hare set up our claim to tho rovival if our
enemies were not seeking to tako from ua
our character of a religious Journal.
While we have a pencil to write with, wo
will reaent all such attempts, and wo von
ture to say that w can whip any man
who is bold enough to declare hlmiolf the
wonld-bo robber! ot thls'our most precious
jewel whip him effectually, in tUo moat
approved style of devout pugilism.
Tub status of political leaders In tho
"West is not well do Q nod. Tho Bopub-
licana are anxious and are waiting devel
opmenU; the Democrats are sure of noth-
lug and are drifting. Son a tor Morton is
a fair specimen of the Itadlcal, aud Gov
ernor Hendricks of the Democratic, lead
en. Morton does not walk with the con
fident step of a fow years ago when ho
was Wont, at the rommoncemont of a can
vasa, t found the key not, to which all
the other "sweet siegers" of tho party
pitched their melodious rolcer; and in
Xesdrioci ssay be seen a man walking in
political darkness, putlog on with a slow,
oeweidly step, like one who walks in the
night timo in a country full of dangerous
pitfalls, llolanota lender, but a timid
follower In the footetorn of events. "With
out the cou rife toYdeclaro that "This
enouid ec," iieTrvalli until Ills safe to
My : "Tbas says the party to wfclch I be
i. . i t - . ......
iung auu in iuo suecois oi wnicu J. ex
pect personal advancement." Strange to
say, Hendricks is n typo of all tbo prom!
nent Democrats, oxcopt Thurman, who Is
bold in di-fenio of ancient doctrinos. but
not very definite in fur
nishing information concerning tho man
nor jn which they may bo adapted to tho
channel condition Of tho republic and
passing events. Tondloton I?, liko lien-
arlcks,a political coward, who occasionally
appoars boforo tbo pubjic, indulges In
rather pretty platitudes, and thon retiring
waits until it is safe to conio forward
again and talk political commenplaccf
Seymour is in tho soro and yellow leaf of
his political llfoj Alexander It. .Stephens
is a walking political and physical corpse;
Jefferson Davis is not araiiablo, and in
deed, at nil tho other Democratic leaders
may bo thrown fatal objections. The
pirty ban no loader j It has no policy. A
bin upon tho ocean rudJorlen and anil-
loss is not moro at tho morcy of tho wind
and waves than the Democratic party at
the morcy of oveutt ; beforo events it is
drircn, and timo only can toll whether
It will float into some sectiro harbor or bo
wrecked and go down nover to rlie ajnin.
Old, leaky and with a crew uncommandod
and turbulent, tho cbr.ncos ato cgalnst the
vossol's safoty. If it should rink, who
would mourn Its lota? Thoio who ro-
mombored tho trim craft when it was
nowly launched and commandod by ablo
and bravo men? No; not If they know
that boforo it went down its bull Was
covorei with barnacles; corruption mado
all of its rocptics noisome and tnoso who
pretended to bo its ofilcors were moral
cowards and political buenneers wont to
throw to tho breeze any uitg that best
auitod tbolr dishonest parpoaes for tbo
A BEACON LIGHT AND BUOY.
"Wo have road that tbo dog-star U tho
brlghtotof tho flxod star, but, until wo
had enjoyed tho ploasuro ot reading Mr.
Clcmonts ltU) transportation speech, wo
did not know that dogs wore over usod on
tho Hhoros of our riven as beacon lights
to show tho faithful pilot just whoro ho is
and how to direct his couri. But this ia
a fact, or Mr. Cloments is mistakon. "A
fow months since," said tho lnipro;;ivo
orator, whilo his fnco grow eolomu and
sllcnco eottled upon thu congrossional
audience, "in coming down tho Ohio
river,a gentleman informed motbatnsbort
timo provlous ho was passing ovir the
Grand Chain. Tho boat was moving
slowly, feollng her way. Tho pilot bo-
CHtno rostkus and ccasod talking. Sud
dooly tho barking of a dog was heard far
away on tho shore. 'Thoro,' aald tho
pilot, br.'gitening ur, 'I'm all right. I'vo
(toerod by tho barking of that dog overy
night l'vo passed horo for llvo yoara.'"
lloro .Mr. Clements paused uiid
looked around tho chnmbor
with Webstorian impresalvcnoss; thon,
Jroppln h!a manuscript upon l:. Jok,
ho rotnarkod; with a tboatrical geaturo:
" Tho cnckling of guoso savod Borne, and
tho barking of this dog told this pilot
just whore ba was and in what direction to
hoad his boat to avoid tho rocks I '' Then
raising his voice, tho orator oxclaimod, as
ho brought his ulonchcd hand down upon
his manuscript: " And lifa teas the
only beacon light or buoy to show tho faith
ful pilot how to diroct his course 1"
"Woegroo with Mr. Cloinonts that this
is a sad fact, and provos conclusively
that tho pooploof tho Miasialppl Valley
havo been outragoously nogloctud by Con
gress. Othor portions of tho country
havo boon permitted to build light houies,
and buoy ahallow plucos In streams and
dangerous placos on tho ooust at tha pub
lie exponso, wuiio tuo boatmen on
our rivora havo boon compelled to
uo dogs as boacon lights or
buoys 1 This la absolutely outrngooua. "Wo
could, if wo were pormlttod, put our dogs
to batter uso. Tbero aro at this timo
iu tbTn hour of financial distress many
mouths demanding food, and tho cry for
sausages is hoard all over tho land ; but
bow can wo roJpoml to these domauds
when all our surplus dogs must bo usod as
beacon lights or buoys? "Wo pauso for a
Mr. Clements euros in that tho Grand
Chain dog was "a beacon light or buoy,"
and in this opinion wo agroo with him.
Wo havo boon acquainted with that dog
for a long time. "Wo heard bis bark a few
months ago as wo enmo over tho Chain on
n stoamboat pllotod by liarnoy Crane.
Mr. Crane assured us that ho considered
tho dog a "boacon light." Wo suggested
to him that possibly Fido might bo a
"buoy," but Mr. Crano was emphatic in
his declaration that tho dog was
a "beacon llijht." Ho aald that ho
had followed tho river for twoulv-
flvo yoara and ought to know
tbo builaeti. Wo said wa thought ho
ought, and bud no doubt ho did. "Then,
air," said ho, "beliovo mo whon I soy that
dog Is a boacon light. If ho Is not I don't
know what a beacon light Is. Ho is not a
buoy. Ho is too heavy for a buoy. A
buoy must bo n light substance, that will
noat high. Tho head or an nvorago con
gressman would mako an oxcollont buoy,
out a uog would not answer at all." From
this Mr. Clements may'lflarn that ho waa
right when he aald, "that dog is a beacon
or uuoy." Tho dog ti u btacon lltht.
Wo are using him to good advantago, and
now will not t'our member," In tbo intor
est of lafe navigation, send his head to be
used as a buoy on the Grand Chain?
That dog and that hoad would be nil tbo
protection steamers could wish against the
dangers of that treacherous portion nf the
Terie Hautu, Iml.
Tkh;e Haute, February 21. At an
immense meeting held this evening, rose
unions wero unanimously patted asking
Congress for an increase of tho currency.
All daises of elttzeos wero present par
ticularly business men. Speeches wero
iijmuo Uy vui, xv. i, -iuompson and Hon.
D. "W. Voorhees.
THE CAIRO DAILY
Reported Expressly for the Bullotin,
OE.V. SICKLES OX HIS WAV H03IE,
HOKl'.IHLE WIFE MUHBKIt AT 1AY
THE WO.UEX OF DAYTOX l'KETAH
IXH KOK THE WHISKY W.Vll.
THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT
(MIXIXU STRENGTH IN ALL
PARTS OF THE STATE.
DISASTROUS FIRE AT MORRIS,
THIUTV-SIX FIXE CIRCUS HORSES
TELEGRAPHIC MARKET AM) RIVI R
Washington, Fobruarv ill. Tho prcs-
Uent has elgnod an act providing that the
course of Instruction nt the Naval acad
emy for cadet engineers shall bo four
year, instead of two.
Tho Senoto committee on finance, to-
dy agreed to roport favorably on the bill
for tho relict of United States Treasu
rer liillhouso of 2iuw York city, mak-
Ing good the defalcation of Johnson, tho
clork in cbargu of tbo stamp depanmont,
amounting to ?1"0,000.
A delci'itlon waitod on tho proiiont
to-day in tho Interest of Judge
iuuiuii, utKing tnat no bo re
talnod as collector of Boston. Thov
wnro by request accompanied by Senator
iioutwoii. Jt 19 roDresontcd that thn
proildont told them that ho wns not in-
clinod to withdraw tho namo of
blmmonds. Tho bimmonda ilalogalioii,
by appolntmont, mso called upon thn
president and they camo away nopofully
A bill was introduced In tho llousn to.
day by Wood ot Now Y'ork, to rcgulato
tbo eorvlco of collo;lion of cuttoma nt the
various porln or tho United Ktato, which
provides for tho total abolition of thu
moiety system, and that all linos for Den-
altlos and forfeiture shall go Into tbo jxib-
Wamiin'otok, D. 0., February 21, 1S7-1.
Mr. Orogan prosentod u petition from
tho citizens of Washington, I). C, asking
that tho short session of Congress bo con
tinued till May, and that the inaugura
tion of tho proildont of the United States
bo fixed for tbo socond Wcdnosday in
May instead of tho 1th day of March.
On motion of Mr. Morton tbo commit
teo on privileges and elections was autbor
lzod to ait during tho session of tho senate.
Tha sonato then procendvd to tho con
sideration of bills on calondar, and anuui
bor of a private nature wero passed.
roe morning hour having oxpireJ, the
senate resumed tho consideration of tho
bill to cqusllzo tho distribution of cur
rency, tho pending question boing on mo
tion ot ait. uucKingnam to recommit tbo
bill, with instructions to report in favor of
increasing tho volumo or currency to
$400,000,000, such instruction having beon
"Walhinuton. February 111, Mr.
Townsend gtivonolico of na amendment
making tho freo distribution of weekly
nowspanors, within tho county whoro thoy
era published, apply to all nowspapors.
Mr. i'hoip opposed tho bill and tno
amendments which proposo to ro-enacttho
tranklng prlvllego. llu opposed tho bill
in tho namo of that economy which thov
praised so much and practiced so little.
KOIIUKD II V HICIHWAYMKtf.
Ci.vciJt.VATi, Fobruary li(,-Wm, Nell",
a Cincinnati business man, roturning to
College Hill last night, wm robbed of his
gold wutch and money; on tho pike, by
bwikt'm iuon woukh,
At Newport, which susponded Inst fall on
account of tho panic, tor two mouths, and
proposed then to rosumii ut roducod
wages, tho same us pnid nt 1'itWburg, but
tbo men refusing, oxcopt by a few with
families, whou workmun wero brought
from FittsburL', but wero threatonod by
the men untlll lust wouk. For a quarter
of safety, tho stuamor Alex Swill was
takon up Licking river and converted in
to a boarding liouso for them, and
the mayor Hwora In llvo oxtra
policemen, who woro stationed around thu
works. Tills afternoon ut'J:l& the work
men started under escort of four police to
go homo to Covington, by way of tho
Licking suspension bridgo. At thu (or
nor of Kim and Bryaton kt rests, tho
Nowpart mob attacted tbo workmon, and
ono of the latter fired a pistol, shootinc
and mortally woundiog Frederick Has, a
butcher, who nud cumn to the door to coo
what was tho matter. The workmen then
tied to Covington in xafuty, nod it Is
euro l a riot win taitu piaco to-night.
Mkmi'HIs, February 24. Ko trains
havo arrived hero on thn Momphis and
unarieiion rauroau sinco n'ituruay,owing
lotho heavy rains. Tho Mississippi Cen
tral id badly washod north of Grenada.
THE LVPIA TIIOMl'FOK
troupo and a laro numbor of ozcurslon-
lata from tbo Now Orluans carnival aro
horo on routo north, being unablo to get
beyond Grenada via tho Mississippi Con
A numbor of saloon. knnnnra hiivn rn.
coived postal curds, signed by tho com
mittco.ttsking them to quit soiling tbo dovll
dealing beverage. If tboy rofuso they
win ou visitea ana prayed for.
OmaJia, February 21. John Hull, who
was on trial ror gambling and ran av,ay
last week, leaving his bailor In tho lurch
returned and gavo himself up to-day.
The thermomoter la 21 degrees below
r.ero at Cheyenno, and olcht below here.
Last night was the coldest oae of tho'
Thsre Is no word from tho troops mov
ing north from Cboyonno. The severe
weather wl(l doubtless cause much sull jr
ing among thorn,
THE WHISK V WAR.
THE WOMEN CRU3AHE. .jgji
ilKFrcmoNVitli. Febninry, 21. TJie
Women's Tomperanco Union conlln'ttos
In ttTortu upon tho whisky trallieSln
this city. Firty wnro out this morning
and visited eight saloon?, but only gained
admission at two, the othors closing their
doors. The cnuso is undoubtedly gaining
THE TEMPEIUNOK ItEFOKM.
(JoLUMui'a, O., February '2. At tbb
close of a temporauce man meeting this
morning, tbo local and executive commit
too bold a meotlng, and it is undorstood
they rosolved to attontpt to infliioneo tho
Gorman clorgymen of the city in bohalf
of this movomont.. Tbo stnto temperance
mass convention aisomblad In tho city
hall this afternoon, about one hundrod
persons boing present from all sections of
Southern Ohio, and from a numbor of
points in the northern part of tho State.
Dr. Dlo Lowls was choien chairman, and
0 M Nichols oi ypringllold, and Her. O.
Badgloy of Millersburg, wero choson sec
retaries. Alter appointing committees,
I. 0. Vanpolt of Now Vienna, known as
a reformed saloon keeper, tool; tho stand
and inado a fow remarks, that wero not
very forciblo or connocted. Tho reading
of a telegram from Lancaster announcing
that ono thousand women wtro out on tho
war path, with prayer for their watchword
and a determination to light It out on that
lino, wa rocelved with threo rousing
rhors. The convention then took a'recoss
until this evening.
BirLKY, O., February 24. -Tho cru
saders ara Just beginning to warm up to
the work in tho suburbs. Yesterday they
marched out with ono day's rations, and
being rtfusud admlsilsslon at ono saloon,
built a tiro and camped out In front uf It.
Thoy wero divided Into two reHor, mil
itary style, arid by turn mbvod on tho
works of tho enomy by tho power of
prayer. Tho siege lasted about four
hours when tho enemy capitulated, and Is
to-night, for tbo llrtt time, prominently
seen In a tomperanco mass meeting. At
anothor placu tho siogo wm not so
long and tho proprietor gave tbsm
hie liquor to pour out and lot them tako
his sign dow.i, Other placos still hold
out. At ono placo to-day tbo proprietor
and his wlfo hiutlly closed tho houeo on
their approach and lied through tho back
door. A campllro was built and scouts
roon discovered tho man In a neighboring
blacksmith shop. According to him no
oau but his wlta was to blame, but regard
less of this tho rolgo was begun.
A largo and improsslvo mass mooting
to-nlplit nnil wat addrcssod by Mrs, Moody
and other ladle.
Juilgo Asbburn lined a Bittnva dealer
Dayton, Fob. 2. Tho crusade itotlvct
Ing all clase. Very largo and ex
oicltlng meiitina;', composed chiefly ot
women, aro held'daily nnd nightly. Tho
daily Meetings nro dovoted to prayers and
preparations; night meetings to proyors
and eong. The immensity of tho ditll
culty or attneking flvohunjrod liquor sa
loons Is appalling, but tbo womon aro pro
paring rosolutely to do it. They will not
move until ordered by tho "cvoculive
committoo of somo twonty or the most
discreet women in this city. Tholr plan,
which is not vol roportod, is to organize
for pormanont operation until liquor sell
ing ia extinguished. They will not becin
out oi uoord until suro or victory. Th
saloon-koepors aro awnitinir tbo curiosity,
and but few of thorn will be rude, though
some will Invnltn tho p;;IIco to olaar tbo
sidewalks or crowds, xno druggists
rail nt tbo Hash.
All tho stock for tbo Southern Ohio
I-air association hero will bo taken this
CiiiCAao, Fobruary 24. At Morris, II
linois, this morning, thirty-six ot Mont
goracry Queen's best circus horeos wero
ourncu, togotnor Willi his canvas wag
ons and much other material belonging
to his circus. Queen had rented the fair
grounds of Grundy & Co., for winter and
bad occupiod tbem with tho bulldinst
for his wagons and horses. Tho origin ot
tho fire is unknown, but supposed to havo
boon tho worker an incindinry, as no firo
was allowed on tbo grounds.
Thn steamer Flomlng left La Hallo this
morning, with a tow of Iceboats for St.
ol tbo Toledo, "WHbash A Westorn rail
road havo notiuod tbo railroad managers
of this city that altor tho first of nozt
month, thoy will roilucn thnlr passenger
tariii to three coots per mile lor each pass
Kuy City, Midi.
f UK If E.
Uav Citv, February 24. Tho ico
that drifted away yesterday morning sep
arated into soveral sections and drifted in
ditferont dlroctions. That which bore tho
greater numbor,ostimatcd at two hundred,
escaped. Tho two men, Hmlth and Pon-
nler, reported to have beon drowned yos
torduy, nro sufo. It was at ono timo sup
posed tnai tnoy ana a great many othors
wore druwnod, but as far as known, with
tbo exception or thoso on tho wot shore,
nil bavo escupod sately.
Citv ok Meyico, Fobruary 15. A
tnrrlblo atlair is roported to have occurred
n tho stnto or Vera Cruz, A quarrol
botwoon tho townsmen of QuhnixlUn and
Uaascaleca resulted in a tight in which
seventeen persona wero killed. It Is re
ported that tho liifiintad liuasculecalans
afterwards went to Quimixllan and began
nnd indiccriminato Massacre, killing chil
dren and cutting oil' tha broasts or women.
Tho neighboring town or Chalebicomula
sent n dotaebmont of militia to tho scene
to put a slop to the nttrooltios.
Cleveland, Fobruary 21. A upoclal
mooting ot tbo Grand International Divis
ion of tbo llrotberbood of Locomotive
Engineers will commence in this city to
morrow. It is stated that tho objects of
tbo meeting nro to discuss tho action of
Chiol Engineer WIisou in discontinuing
tho strikes, and tho feasibility of ordering
a genoral atrlko at umo futuro timo. It
Is alto said an attempt will bo made to
romovo Mr. Wilson from bin oflioe, Tho
First Grand Asiiitant Engineer L. I).
Groen, has issued cards to tho dolegatos
iu which ho denounces Mr. Wilson as an
onomy to tbo order, Tho proooodlngs of
thu mooting will bo secret.
JJw Okleakh, Fobruary 24. In tho
circuit court, Judo "Wood presiding, tbo
trial of tho Grant Parish Ku-Klux prison,
en Is in progress, and nearly completed.
300 witnesses bnvo boen tummoned, and
a large number are present.
FEBRUARY 25, 1874.
'MaiiriPj February 21 Gon, BicSlee
reoa leave' oi. z resiaoni norrano yciiar
A. v. . ?-6U, ,t
Milwaukee, Fobruary lit. An Osh
kosh dispatch states that WtKiiur'a Opera
Homo was burned thoro this morning.
Ttitl'ERANl'E IX OHIO.
Columhbs, February 24. In the Uouio
this morning, McLaen or Trumbull, of
forcd a resolution expressing tho oarnctt
sympathy of tlio gonoral assembly with
tho woman's tomperanco movement, nnd
declaring thn liquor traltlc tho groatctt so
cial, moral and political ovll or tho time ;
nnd moved to suspend tbo ruloi to as to
consider the rosolutlon nt oncu.
IVa.'HInoton', February 21. 1'or
Wednesday In Now England and Middlo
states and Lowor Lake region rising, fol
lowed by falling barometur and northerly
winds, veering to northeast, followed by
cloudy weather and poulblo snow and
For Ohio Vnlloy, South Atlantic nnd
Gulf states, contlnuod northerly winds
with clouds and rains.
For Upper Lakes northwetorly winds
and partly cloudy weathor, rollowod by
northeast winds and possibly snow.
New Yohk, February 24. McKay,
who gavo testimony buforo the governmg-
commlttooof tho Stock Kxcbiingo relative
to tho forged documents of the Western
Union, and Toledo, Webaih and Western
companies, has been arrested.
the ronor.i) letters.
At the Toombs palico court this after
noon, Edward 1). C. McKay was hold in
S5,000 to answer to tho charge of beln
implicated In tho forged letters which
caused such a Hotter In Wall street on
MIOT Hid WIFE.
Daytom, Fobruary VI. At about half
past ono this afternoon, in thu toulbern
part of tho city, Christopher Moureque,
a Frenchman, shot his wlfo In tho back of
tho neck, killing her instantly, liotb
woro dining, Vhon ho suddenly got angry,
and tbo left tho table Ho followed her
Into thu kitchen and shot
bor. Ho was liurfcctly sober, and It Is
supposed bo U insane. Ho showed Intumo
griuf when lui lecamu conscious of tho
shocking rotillt or bis Tury. A (laughter
ot sovun years and a babo oT fcurleen
montbs wero tha only other persons In th
house, the othor threo children Luini: nli
sont. Tho murdorcr seemed ullllcted with
various doluslons about his wlfo; nmong
tucrn ino iniso ono tnat fno was on tin
Olllce of Observation, Signal Service I'. S.
army. Dally report ol the Htai; ol water,
with tho cbuugcx for the 'it hour ending
;i o'viock p. to., i eiirusry t!j, isii
St UsjUld ,
11 10 I It
14 CI 0
4 ; 1
0 ' 0
Hclow high water marK.
Observer slg. ber. U. S. A
Littlk Itocr., February 21. l.lght
snow falling to-night. Htver still rising
rapidly, 20 tect by gaugo.
Naehville, February 24. Itivor fall
Ing with 3tl fuel on the tboals. Weather
fair and cold. Arrlvod Laura Davis, St
Louis. Doparted Davis, St DouUj Ella
Hodges aud Shlppora Own, Upjicr Cum
borland. Cincinnati, Fobruary 24. lliver 13
feet 0 inches, and rising. Arrlvod Ed
Hobbs, Wheeling; Cbttnnor, Evnuivillo.
Departed Jt It Hudson, "Wheeling; lUt
Jlogere, Memphis, Passed Ed Ilobba and
Molllo Etort, Pittsburg. AVoatbor clear
New Oui.ea.vk, Fobruary 24. Arrived
John li. Maud. Momphis. D
Thompson Doan, Cincinnati.
The stuamor Slowannn, from Camden
for Now Orleans, with about 1000 bales of
cotton, sunk at Holand's Raft, ribo is a
uuachllu river boat, is probably a total
loss, and is valued at $10..000. llercun'o
can be saved In it damaged condition.
kT. Louis. Fehrunrv 24. Arrived
IC P Kountz end Grou IteDublic. from
Now Orleans KoIIol'i; and iloavnr from
Illinois rivor; Hon Accord, from Tonnes-
too river; Jvato Jiinnoy, from Missouri
river; .lohn Means, from Cuiro. Do
parted City of Holopa, Vlokaburg.
lliver rising. Clear and cool. Tbero Is
some ice running in tbo upper streams.
Musti'iiif, February 21 Hivor riilnir
rapidly. "Weathor cloudy and cool and
indications of ennw. Arrlvod Ella,
from White rivor: Bello Leo, from Now
Orloans; Andy Jtaum, from Cincinnati.
Dopartnu IJOllo ot Texas, Tor I'ino Illutl;
I.ojral Tender, for White rivor: Minneola.
for Cincinnati; Colorado, for St. Louis;
Capital City, for Vicksburg.
Evansvili.k, February 2 J. Weathor
clear, Mercury 22 to US. Hivor rising
at tho rate ot 1J inohes pur'.bour, with "ii
ftet in channel, Down Mary Ainoril.
Sm llrown and Fred Wilson with barces,
Oakland, Grand l.aEn, foariossnnu tiarges
Lawrence, Indiana, Taraecon, Quickstep.
Up Arkansas Jlelle, Fayette, Mary
Houston, .lohn Kilgour, Kod Cloud, Ar
lington, generally with good trips. Iliiil-
Nkw Oiilkakh, Fobruary Corn
qulot; yellow 83. Hay dull; prunu lv uo;
MmLn 2 (10. MoIasBes recolnts smaa
and quality poor; pr'"'o 68; strictly prim?
70. Whlskev '''' Louisiana 91); Cincin
nati 1 Oi. t'orn meal lower at :i -10.
Mdiwiii February 'J I." Flour dull
nd unoJttnK,(l l VCQiO 00. Corn meal
active J 603 05. Corn demand activo
Q(jaUvanceii, iijt 1, wau in iigut ue
tand. hoU"1,8 t 5'JC0. Huy, no
demand. I'ran easlor 18oj)I8J. Fork
steady u uu Jjira ieauy uitioiuj. imm
meats in'alr demand at lower rates, shoul
ders C(5Ji slilfl88j. Hacon, shoulders
C.-:tNKATr, Fobruary 'Jt Whloky
ou'etOS- Cotton quiet 16 J. "Wheat dull
Hvo'.Btead; 1 01. Uarloy llrm and un.
.- lit- nnnliinHfiil If . . . m si . n
cbascea, jih uv.n. ,et; iwjm.
nuttr ant'ebesse Arm. Fork quint i f 80
l 76. Lard quiei, steam eji'J u-lO;
PHIL. H. SAUP.
Ami -Matiiifiu'tiirpr o"
102 Commorcial Ave.
SOnlei's from AIh'omiI .Proinpllv Atieiulctl to.
TIIS I H I MI IS ! TUB FIELD.
iMr. 1. Farnbukei', our ivsitliMit Now York partner and
buyer, tins attondi'd n very large Bankrupt .Sale of Fine
Broadway Custom Clothing and purchased over 10,000 worth
for distribution among his several stores. These goods, for
lit, make and finish, are not to be excelled by any tailor iu
TO UK SOLI) AT ONE JIALF TJIE PRICKS.
Our part of the stock has arrrived, consisting in part of Fine
Custom-made Suits, cost $45, wo oiler them for 25 ; Fine
English Diagonal Coats and Yosts, originally cost .'15, selling
price with us $2o ; other Fine Diagonal Coats and vests HJ.
original New York1 cost 20 ; Fine Cassimero Pants worth
12, our price $0,130 ; Fine French Iilack Cloth Coat for 1(5,
These goods nro the finest lot of Ready-Made Clothing
ever brought to Caire, being made for New York retail trade
"Wo guarantee quality, make, finish and tit, to equal anv
tailor in tho citv. RK MEM HER, TO RE SOLD, AT ONE
HALF THE IMtlCE OF YOUR TAILOR'S, And all
we ask is an examination, and if any goes away dissatisfied
we shall never again call upon tho public.
I. FARNBAKER A SON,
Tho Peoples' Favorite Clothiers,
t. VAIINIIAKKII. N'ew Yoik. - m T11, .
OI,.rAII.NllAKi:il, Cairo, III. CaiTOj UllIlOlS.
Our Mammoth Western Houses,Cairo, Jll., and Patfucah, Ky
liullt munts ftetdy,
.I--. f.3 L.
uoi.uj iui, v.unr rui ij cinar iy'i
Ilucon steady, shouldnra fiJfSxjJi clear rib
8j6Jj clear 8JSS ou'lildo Mies for
packod, lloga dull; oll'ofingi poor in
clear no n: clear
CniCAdo, Fobruarv -t. Flour onici
and unchangod. Wheat In fair clomand
at lower rates: No 1 aurlni: 1 ltVol 'jt:
No I! 1 17 ; regular 1 I7A : freb. casb.
l.il 18 March: No 3 1 lillr.l 13J.
Corn tn fair demand nt lowor ratu: No 'i
iulJced 5o55icashj o7Jgj.'i7J March;
now m -i 31 a roll miiud Wi. Oats steady;
4'i cash, 42J March. Kvu steady, No 2 3
regular; 8t85 frosh. " llarley dull and
di-clined, No 2 1 59: No.". 1 53. lV.rlc
fjulot and weak nt II 05 cash, M 10
March; U 33()11 10 April. I.srd in
fair lemand at luwiir rates; 8 75 oath, 8 80
March; bulk shoulders oi cash loose: M
phckud; Mdes steady; till 7J; clear 7j
looHo spot. Itacon stndy and unchanged.
bi.lty iu fair demand and lower at Old
St. Louis, February 24. Homo dull
and uuebanged. "Wheat spring, dull
and lower; No 2 1 IC'fI '-'0; ft. 1 1 dull
and weak; No 3 rod 1 -I J; No 2 olfoml nl
1 IjU against 1 OOA bid. Com slPhdv. but
not active; mixed COCl. Oats firm; No
2 mixed 47i-l8. Hurley unsettled, orlm.i
anil choien boing from 5011)0 lower; No 2
1 "01 80; cboico 1 05. Kyohlghor;No
2,9093. Folk moro activo at 11 75
lo 00. Dry salt moat in good demand;
looso clear rib nnd clour aldos ollering by
country fellow, March, at 7J(Ti)7 ; held
hero 1c hlgbor; sales looso ahoulilers soli-
ors' March at Qulnoy ft ; looso clear rib
horo 7J. It-icon easy for buyors ; looso '
city Clear uuea ; packod sliculil -ra C t ;
f It SliM?; olnr KIWI I nr.l m.Iol ..,,,1 I
- - v - , r - i 9 ....... - .. .w. ......
nominal; order luH prime uteitu mid in
tcs at H, Whisky dull and lower at
WUiLlAU ,1. ALJil'iN,
A.TTORNEY AT LAW
Otlii'.ouvdr Klrtt National bank.
8AM.UJ;i 1. WHKKIjEU,
ATTOKNKY ft UdUNSELOR AT LAW
OHlce over First National bank. IMMru
Jobn tl. itullicy.
Wlllom C. Mulkoy
Ollli-oi Klghth sttoat, botweon Coiumer
.lal ami Waiiblnton avouuoH.
UitKKN us UUsHWKT,
COHNHKLOHb AT LAW.
WiIIImu H.Oroen, 1
Willi. ,u U Gilbort, y
Mils V, Ollkort,
arrtfoil stUnticu nnu
10 iill.il-. it ud
Dfro-oiaomvaoou 7 ami
hand as Usual
AVAI.KKIt StllKKT, N. V.
FINE MILL'IN BRY GOODS
fltlCHII t'AI.1. NTYI.KSI.
M KS. M . JACKSON,
(Konaerly Mrs. Swandvr,)
annnunccR that she has Just opeued a Uviu
assortment ot tho
M03T FASHION A I1LE.
Millinery lloodi to bo found in tue market
iho will keep on hand
Hath, Hon vtts, Fi.owiaa, .Uihuow,
Dkkss TaiiiMiNOtt ok All Kinoh,
Laihks Fubnibiiimo Ooona, Notionh,
Collars, Umdkiwlkicveh, Knrri,
Anil all goods found In millinery Mores, all
ot which will be dUnosed oi at tho lowit
KRih nrlcek. 31m. .luctsnn
BtkkU continuation nf thn lulinmin Kut.l,.
bas been o Mix inlly bestnowod upon bor by
U10 hidiPti of Oalro ami thn vicinity.
lluders Hliwk (upstalrsl oirn.r Utb HtrvLl
anil Washington Avonue.
'! 'tl-tf. OAIUO, ILLINOIS.
DA NIK Is LAMPKHT,"
PASJ iIONABL IS HARHER
Klghth St reft, between Wanlilngtou nud
m CAltO, 1M.1NOI.S.
HKMiy, JiJ0., Si CO.,
Aiirjivti llui!t Cotton M 11.
NO. NO Obln l.ovee. Onfro,
OBSTACLES TO MARRIAGE
llHppy relief ior young men Irotn U10 el
fectHot errora and ubUHea In early life. Man
hood roMored. Impodlmonts to marrlujre
removed, Now method of trcalinout. New
and remarkablo remedies. Hooka and cir
culars Hoot free, In sealed envelopes. Ad
ilresN, Howard AsHoclatlon, No. 3 tiouth
Nlutli street, Fhiladolphla, Pa. an inttltu- -lion
havliiir u high reputation for honorable
ondur.taml prcislonal skill. 110 -8 il&wain