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KOn CITY CI.KKK I
fow imoum Chs, A. Siup as a ci:
Mfetydrt, W FENDS,
AVe arc nuthoritcd Ito announce Mltlinei
J.Howloy a candidate, for rc-Hcction to
thoofilccof City Clerk, at the approaching
KDlTOllllUIXETIN'.-Yol! ' l'lcuc an
nounecthatl airtri candidate Tor the oflkd
of city clerk at thccnulng charter election.
2ifl-3.12-td AV. If. H.UVK1XS.
Wo nro authorized lo annotiuro llobt.
Smyth a a candidate for the OlUc of cltv
We are authorized to nnnounca It. 1
lilakoasa candldato tor the. oillec of City
Treaurr,at the enstilns municipal clcctlou.
31n. KpiToiully request of is number of
citizens please announce my name a a can
didate for llieofflcc of City Treasurer nt the
ensuing tliartcr election.
volt city .monxr.Y.
We are nuthorlrod to announce that H
Wntson Webb Is a candidate for ro-ilccttoii
to the olllcc ofclty attorney at tho MiMilnn
Mr. JiMTor.: By rcmictt of many
cltlzoni, ftloato annouoco mo as n candi
dato for tho ofilc6 Of City Attorney, nt
tho oniuing charter election.
IIakmok II. Uf.ACK.
VOi: A1.DKKMAX rlltST UA1SH.
Miu KntTOlt Announce mo as a cmill
datc for Aldcruiau from the l'lrjt waul. If
electeu l win cnueavpr 10 rcprocni niun
fully and will work lo centre the interests
of the roajorlty of my constltui'iitp.
' it.ti:u sait.
We fire nuUiorlzcil Jo nnnmiiirol-nac Will
lcr a a candidate for aldcnnau from the
AVe arc authotlzcd to aniiouncn J. it
l'hilllpsja a candldato (or alderman Iron) the
l Olt .SLDKItMAN SKCO.NI SWlllD.
We are authorized to aanounco 'A. D.
MathuM.M candidalS ffor Alderman
lrom the Second 'Ward, to flil the vacancy
oocuionad by the resignation of "Wood
We are authorized to amiouuee A. Com
ing a a candidate lur AlderuMii lrom tho
Second Ward at the cn-ulus char ter elec
tion. Mr. Editor: Iuresioisc to the solicita
tion of my Iriendf, plca-e -announce my
name a a candidate for Alderman lrom the
Second Ward. 1J. THISTLE WOOD.
roc jslherman tiiii:i w.n:t.
AVo are authorized to announce AV. 1'.
Wrisht a a candidate for Alderman lor the
Third Ward al the cumins .charter clcctlou.
AVe are authorized to announce that I'at
Fitzgerald will he a candidate for Alderman
from" the Third AVard at tho cnMiinjc charter
ALJJUUJIAN l OUUTIt WA1!1.
We arc authorized to announce i V. Xcl
1i a; a candidate for rtw leclloii a Alderman
lrom the Fourth Ward at the ensuing char
AV are authorized to announce Ulehanl
Welsh as a candidate for Alderman from the
Fourth Ward at tho entiling municipal elec
tion. roi: jsuiiuiman I'lsrii m.mid.
We arc authorized tonnnouncc that Tho-.
AV. Halliday, 1j a candidate for Alderman
for the Fifth ward, at the cn-Ulo eharter
TWO SHOES IX ONE !
Staiitlino and Sfksatioxal
EE AT UltES!
'i iiAKi Dinr
The Great T'anloiniino I
1'our Celebrated Clowns
4vouuiu aoiiuucraauii irtuus-
jrhverj- ailjudet and detail to main thta the
,(iiot veratllo und iiKrltorlaus bliovv now
f'iravelinjf. For full paitliulars ee pro-
.pril 2-ltU Afternoon and
CAlllO LOCAL NEWS.
Hdiucliodv to tike from in a thousand lull
licail, juol iaier and ilnely printed, Inr
SlnleniHc I ..
Ono thoil.ml tUtfinctits printed nt Tn
Efl.l.Kil.N ollico tor $:i..V).
.One 1houand nnti: heads rrin'cd nt Till
Hm.t.Ki i.v office lor ?4.00; tuottmiisand lor
One thoiKnud lnkrlnt'H card', line ItrlMol
bond. tirlntcdutTin: IlL'l.l.KTlN nillcs lor
from ?'.'..o to ?l.oo, arc online to lc
MONDAY, Al'lUIi 21, 1S7I.
NOTICE TO SAI.OON.KKEl'KKS.
By virluo of tho mithority in mo vetted
by tho charter and ordinances of tho ci'.y
of Calr,-, 1 John "Wood, Mayor of said
city, doborpby direct and order tho clos
ing o( all inloona and places within tho
city of Cairo wboro Intoxicating liquors
aro toS, on election day, to-wit, Tues 'ay,
April 21, A. 1). 1871, betweon tho hours
of 7 o'clo:k a. in. and 7 o'clock n. ta.
Tho pollco forao aro lioroby instructed
to strictly enforco this order.
John Wood, Muyor.
Cairo, Illinois, April 'JOth, 1874.
TO THE PUBLIC.
It having como to my knowledge that
certain friends of Mr. Blttcnhousu who
have been my friends, and certain friends
of Mr. Blake, who, likewise, havo beon
toy friend, havo threatened to with
hold tbolr voles from tno to-day, becauso
of tho candidacy of Mr. Hubert Smyth, I
with to blalo that I did not anew that ho
intonded lo htcomo ft candldato until ho
Announced hi intention to enter llio
oinvats. Fearing, on account of tbo ru
mor reaching my cars, thtt tho lael he
was a candidate might injure my chaices
of election, a number of my friends on
doavortd to induct) him to withdraw, hut
without success. Mr. Smyth has certain
ly tbu right lo be a candidate for any of-
fic, and It is manifestly unjust to hold me
responsible bocatisu bo has srtin Hi to ex
orcise that right. I desirolo stand or fall
upon my own merits, and haru entered
i.i...., : , i
ii, j iviviiiniivu iiiiu mi I'vtcuu w. i
M. .1. HowLi.V.
A 1,1)1". KM AN WOOD KITTEN UOl'dK
FOR CITY TREASURER.
Wood KlltuiihoiliP, K-q. :
Sin : AVe, tno undersigned, acknow
ledging your ability and peculiar lltntcj
for tho otllco treasures of tbu city of
Cairo, would mol respectfully ask tbnl
you becomo u cnndldato for tho position at
the ensuing elo. tioo, und we hereby pledge
you our support ;
F W iUieUy
.1 r llitrcluy
11 U Lollin
Jim 11 Htuehcr
K W Milb r
W F MsMur
AV L liristul
1, 1) Tlinrni
.1 T Davis
it Y isolr.iiur
it 11 Uimnlnyjhim
11 T l'arki-r
l'.iul O Subuh
. I) Mall.urs
K C Face
F 11 llurrison
Thes S ColV. y
F M Stock llelh
!' A (loldsteln
Brown, ila'.IId'i 'l!uci:n, 1
Clari;, All is
Uro- n, )t:an
Sbafer, ilr. I.owis
Ilentloy, AV R
llorum", Thos L 'J
Bull, Jaliiei II
Barnes, .)a M
Clark, 0 0
Brown, Tho .1
Bnrry, ,1 A
Barnes, J M
Book, Ueo 51
Collco, AV F
Ularir, U n
Callaban,,lcrrcmluh Crowman, .laiiies
Cavonder, Joseph Connor, John
Casey. Ivy V
Corlo A J 2
J)IJord A II
F.lliston John (i
Howard O R
Smith I) K
.lohnson u ii
Korr Cast K
Loland Matt 7
Farkor AV T
Hulllvan John O
Taylor AVashington Thompson E W 'J
Williams Ark Wlilto .loiin
AVIi lorn Samuel Waro Saml AV
AVlllnid AV O Oamnno ic Marks
Ov.o, AV. McKkaio, F. M
Mrs. M. Kwandur bin just lllled
hor sloro room wills a ilnu stock of
rrlng millinery und all kinds of funcy
goods and notions. Her rendy.trlmmed
hats and bonnets surpass anything over
brought to Cairo ; the young and tho old
lady, tho bridn and tho widow will Und
among them just what sho wants In tho
way of a hat or bonnet. Mrs. Swandor
has also Lrouchl a beautiful assortment of
(lowers and trimmings, sash ribbons, col
IMS, undorsloevis, etc., ctu. Tbu ladies
nro especially Invited to call and oxamlna
goods and prlcos. All goods marked in
plain ilgures, 17 Lo lm.
M its. RuiinoLii Is prepared to iu.kacii
aril I'liuau Hats end honnets In tho most
approvod stylo, and in n manner to giro
eotre satisfaction. Call at her resldouco
on Fiftecntli street between AValnnt and
That Uauy. Chas. O. l'alier Is the
happiest man In town. It Is a girl an 1
weighs nine and a-balf pounds.
FotiTit Wahh. Yielding to tho rr-
quost of many votors I havo consontcd to
bo a candldato for Alderman or the
Fourth Ward. .Ioiin 0. Wtim:
liKlil.Mi Tihi:. Trains on tho Mfsils
ippl Central railroad niako very irreguler
timo just now. Vo understand tho track
of this ro.id is covered with w&tor in tov-
Emtoii Hum.?.: l'lehsu withdrAW
my name us a candidal) for b.durtunti of
tho fourth ward. I havo cotieludud not
to tun lor tho ofllco. Hh iiahu Wkwii.
Cairo, April '20, 1871. 05-4.21-11
lltattun. Tbo Ohio rivor is now sev
eral Inches hlt;hor than it has boon at any
other timo this soason. By tbo gango it
marks u few lneh less than forty.llvo
fid alovo low waler.
Fouutii W'Ant). Cftpt. John 0. Wblto
is a candldato for pldnrman for tho fourth
ward. His ntness for tbo posi'.h-n Ij well-
known. Tbo fourth wurdcrs could not
trust their affairs in boltor band?.
WiritutiAws. Mr. Uichard Vclh has
withdrawn frurn tbo raco of aldurman
from tho oiirth ward. Mr. "Welsh would
mako a good mo ruber of llio council, and
his withdrawal will bo regrottcd by Lis
l'nocf.AMATIo.v. Mayor Wood's pro
clamation directing allmloona and places
whore Intoxicating liquors aro sold to bo
olosod lo-duy will bo found in nnothor
column. The polico uro Instructed to f co
that this order ii strictly obeyed.
rr.KACiu.Nii. Eldor B. S. Oooko will
proach in tho Christian Chuich.Kighteonth
stroot, between Washington avenue and
Walnut streets, at 7J o'clock this evening.
Tlio subject of tbo dlcouno will bo ''rii.l
ration as a system." All aro cordially in
vited to attend.
For. Tr.KAot KKn. Bcbort tmjlli is
announced this morning in a candidate
for tho ollleo of city Treasurer. Mr.
Snythis well-known to tho people of
Cilro in an intelligent thorough business
mm. If elected ho will endeavor to till
tbu ollico in an hnni st and satisfactory
manner ami to tho best in'.oies'.s of tho
Klxitiok Excitement. Election ex-
ran high yesterday, and the
merits and demerits of tho candidates for
the oflices to be volod for-to-day wcro
j freely discussed and criticised. Groups of
men blocked tho street corner;, and but-ton-holing
was Ircoly indulged in. llow
over, the big fight soems to bo over tho
treasurer's otlloe, und tbera will l-o a great
deal of slrjng electioneering dono to-day.
Tbo frloiidi of nil tho candidates aro ac
tive and working bard.
Hie. Mr. Matt Lelan I, advanco
ugeut for Dan Rico's show, wb greatly
delayed In his advertising totlr by tho
advertliing boat, tho Laura,eolliIing with
another steAtiior. Tho damage sustained
by tbo I.iura male it necessary to lay hor
up for repair, and Leland was compelled
' to i mploy another boat. lit arrived hero
J : on Saturday ovmiing, and with tbo thort
notice at liii command, has dono i. big lot
of wailc in tho way of circulating pro
' grammes, etc., for tho show which will ex
j hibltberoon next Friday, tbo lMth lint.
The bills promiaa a rare treat.
Matiiuss run Ai.ukhmaj;. Yielding
to tbo solicitation of a largo number of
j friends, Mr. . I). Multilist has contented
I to become a cundHato tor tbo suut In tbo
board of aldermen mailj vacant by tbo
resignation of AUUrmau Wod Ritten-
house. Mr. Alatbtlsl would uviko an ex
colloutcouucilinau. l.iv t bu'incss inon,
j with tho belt Interostl of tbo city at heart,
; nro what v.h now need In tho council. Mr.
Muthuss is this Kin, I of is man, and should
he receivu a majority of tho votes cast to
day tho sucond ward will bo suro to bo
well represented in tho affsirs of tho city
! Folu b Counr. Charlie Riod and John
I Cook wore before Judg,j Uross yesterday
1 on a chargo if "drunk and d.sorderly."
Itsuimstbiit Kcod and Cook wont to
Madatr.o Windsor's on Sunday night, and
buforo leaving tho house amusod thorn,
selves with breaking up tho furniture.
They wcro arrested yesterday by HhorltT
Irvln who took them boforo JuJgu Bross
lor a hearing, Thero was is clear caio
against thorn, and n lino of fol and coits
was assessed against Reed, and 525 ami
costs against Cook. Both men paid tho
lines. A lino of $10 and costs was booked
against Rood for resisting an ofllcer. Tho
tluo was paid. .A chargo of malicious
mischief was tl.on brought against them.
On this chargo Cook was discharged, but
Reed was held to bail in tho sum of six
hundred dollarx to answer nt tho next
term of tho circuit court. Reed planked
down a JJOO and a $100 bill, but tint Judge
told lilm be would not accept tho inonuv,
but must havo a bond. John McXulta
went on his bond and ho was roloasod.
Reed it a t;ay boy, and this is not his ilrst
uxpurlenco, in tho Cairo polico courts.
(!o rou lliM. Tho Jonesboro 'Oar.otto,
of last wook, thus dishes up tbo Cairo cor
respondent of tho Chicago 'Evening
On Monday of last week Cairo was vis
ited by a tnow-storin, which extended
ec mo twonty miles north of that city.
a ,u v,, ,jif,,(j iMii, iuivi niuiuti (IIU
nnwii to tin, (!liirnin .Iniimnl ' rmtnrin,!
news to thu Chicago 'Journal reportod
i run Kiiiou in noutnern iinuois on tula
cccaslon, The cumu old granny reportod
an oartbipuko at Cairo tho othor day. It
would be a Kood thing lor Southern Illi
nois If tills "sensation" reporter should
bavo a severe attack of tin. eliolera, or
yellow fover, that ho declared prevallo!
in this section lust season; or that ho bo
baptised in tbo tlpo water of his town
until Im can croak no more. Tho storm
alluded to did no materlnl ,1
flMlt nil 1,,1-lnr.. f.it. '
Hrm the statement that wo will bo blnssod
with abundant crops of peaches und other
fruits, Thoro worn moro sliawbotries
planted in this county last season than at
any time. Thu bun pUnled beds aro
looking wiill, and jiromlio to produce flnu
berriss. Tho obi bods, owing to tho
drougtb and orownboror, will produce
vory lew berrlet. Jtlackborry and ratp.
borry canei aro looking well, and will
produce a good rrop of fruit.
...... .... iiMitki-i iii, iii iniiiL?rownra pfin
(Special meeting i th,. ( - ( oilllell, called
be the Mayor for (jrncriil Biiltic.)
Council Ciiamiiv.ii, 1
Caiho, III., April 18, 1871. J
Frosont, his honor tbo Mayor and Al
dermen Kortmoyer, McEwon, McCauloy,
Meyers, Nollis and Robinson 0.
On motion of Alderman Moycr tbo
minutes of tholnil mooting wero approved
l'roposilions for furnishing light for
slrcut lamps and city buildings wcro sub
mitted by tho Cairo city gas rompany,and
by John C. WintD on behalf of James
liurlianm. Tho Calm city gas com
pany proposu to furnish yas Tor street
)auiaiind city buildings at $3 M) per
thou'nnd cubic feet nioter measure, tbo
company ugrocing to light and extin
guish tho street lamps and mako ordina
ry repiirs. Alio that bills bo payable
monthly and tho city to m ike no reduc
tion on bills for street lumps extinguished
by wind or rain.
Mr. White on behalf o.' Mr. Buchanan,
proposcs.to furnish and put up gtsoliuo
lamps lor $15 each and tun thorn ono
year for f .10 pur lump, or be will t'urnlsb
and put up tho limps and run tliun for
llvo years (without charge fo lamps) at
$3 per year for each lamp and keep them
llchtod nil ntgtit during tho dark of tho
moon. Tho bills to bo paid at tho lirst
council mooting In each month. The city
lo engage nny number of lampt not loss
On motion of Alderman Nollis said
proposals wero referred to :s special com
mlttco ot thrco with instructions to report
n. tho next meeting. Tho chair ap
pointed as such lomtnitteo Aldermen Nc!
1I., Robinson nnd .AlcEwcn.
Aldormeii Rlttenhouso und Morris ap
peared in their fats.
Alderman Robinson moved to lakofroui
tho titblo u bill for mi ordiuaneo entitled
"An ordinance t.- amend section 1G of or
dinance li'o 2.'' Motion carried.
Said ordinance w then read, and, on
motion of Aldorin.-in Mcygrs, adopted by
the folljwing vote: Aye Korsmeyor,
McF.wen, McGaul. y, .Mo; crs,Morris, Nol
lis, Rittuiihouso and Robinson H Nays
bTllEKT MTKUVIllOirg KEIVUT.
The report of C. Lame, street commis
sioner, on street tax collected by him
since his last report, was presented and
road, and on met, on oi Aldarmin Morris,
was loiorroJ to tho I'm unco committee.
Said report is as follows :
C.iino, n , April lo, laTt
To tbo Honorable Mayor and Aldermen
of tbo City Ol Cairo:
Ok.vtlkiiks Since my last ropart i.s
supervisor of stract: I havo reeolvod thu
following amounts of money for strsct
From.) FTbomus U uO No ISO
" ( M Eimbro 3 00 No ICO
" O F Fay :s 00 No 107
" J Fllmaii I 00 No 108
11 1' Fop 'I CO Mo 111)
11 I) AV Munii Oi No 1 CO
" 11 Hannon 00 No Kit
" C. a. No'ton 3 00 No lOi
Total $ 21 00
Loss 10 per cent 2 40
$ 21 00
For which amount within plen-n find
city tra&surer's roeelpt.
C. Li UK,
Superintendent of Streets.
L Hit,-Oil IIONIJS.
Slate nnd city bonds of Daniel Miller
for his unexpired liijuot Ilco,r, t'irmlntit
log duly 1st, 1371, woro piestu'.cl tnd,
on motion of A Merman Morris, ap
proved. AN OlIIiIHANC...
The oidinancu committee repoit. i tlo
f. Rowing ordinance, which was rci.J und
laid over for a tocond reeling, viz:
An orilliirnce giving the mayor authorilv
to li'soki- lireiiv", i-iilaili)'.' dance hoiiie
and oilier purpOM .
lb' ll ordained l,v the cil oiliti ll of the
cits ol Calm :
-i; i. ii man not ne lawiiu io-tnv tier-
-on or periou to base, Minvr and nrmii,
any dance, ball or other auni-emcnl, in lil-,
lor or their prciulM'i or place occupied hv
liini, her or llicm, or under hi., tier or their
control, and lopeimlt oruH'i'r. lowl women,
or peroii. who hav the leputatlon of be
t hi? lesvd wonicn, to l'reiUetil or attend anv
viich plare, ball, dance or oilier !uniicmciif.
Any pernio siolutlng the juo i-ion- of tlil
section hall on eoiisiclloii bo lined not h
than Hsfiils-llve doll u and not inure than
one hnndri'd dollari fur each and ti-r of
sue. 2. It shall not be I.hmuI Uir mis
keeper of n L'rocer) or saloon, or place where
lnoti, spliiiiioiis ami fermented liiiinr are
old, to permll lewd women, or person- ssho
huso Die lepulatlnii of lewd Women, lo fre
iiieiil hi-, her or ihelr place; nor -hall hase,
mller or permit dance. balN snd other
;uiiu-i nii'nl, at or about his prcmNc; orad
joining preinl'i'h under Ida control, ami to
ull'er or permit lewd women, or ans peron
or erous liavlnx the rcjiut.itlon of belli!;
lewd women, to attend or i'reiiiciit iiei
dance, lull or other aiiiii-cment. and nti
piTMiu siolatlng mi) provl-Ion ofih'i. cctloii
shall on eoiisiclloii l,. lined not It than
twcnty-tlto dollar, nud not exeeeillng one
hiilidi'cd dollar for i-ai li und eerv ollcn-e,
.-Ki.il. It shall not I..- lawful" for ny
keeper ol a grocery or saloon, where lnotn
iimr iilrltniMH ll'iuoiiai, Mild, to hiiller or
penult pel is who are idle, without em
ployment, without sl-ililr mc.ui toKii-tulii
themselve, or any per-ou or pcr.-oiis win,
base the reputation of l ni gambler.: or
ilek-iofkets or blll'gl.i, tllleseii, or per-
solid In pos,cHlon of tuning Implements,
or otln r ilcIce by wlii.n money may be
won or lo-l.or biirgl.ii-s'i,i,ii.,or Insliuments
or ic lies In p ), locks, or pocket, to fro-
Milent und igrejiate ill and about hlspl ein-
lscj or Miller or permit unv peion to be
drugged, or kecpuuv din.', or other mlnltiic
in or about his premises, -mb M are ued lor
drugging person. Any i,ii Iol illnglhe
provlnloiisofthlshitloiisliHl oncoiivlcl on bu
pneil not let than twcntt-iUn dollars and no
more tbun one humli , , ,i,,n ,r4 fr ,.;ich ami
Hi cry oll'i'iise,
sri. I An) keep, i- ,,i gioccry or fa
loon, who hull peinui ,,uv gaming lor
inoiifs or thing ol s aim, ii, anil about his
llreini-es, or shall Miller or penult liny crime
or misdemeanor, in ) onuiiilt t-il nt or about
his preinlfCH, or who lu violated sec
lions two or three of ns ordlmiiice In any
wn whatever, shall lorn ii Ids IIceno In sll
such lnoii-. Milrltuoii- .,iM ivrmeiited II
iiiur. And wheueter tl,,. major of tho
city I satWied id the lulltitt of lhi see
lion or any proslslim of n ctiou, iwoor three
ol this ordinance b) an) ll, n,.fd grocer or
shIooii keeper, he shall rmokn b, license,
and shall glsu notice In writing to the
keeper ol the g rue try or Mon, , i,
peuoii foiiuil In charge Ibeii'of, ol'nieh reo
cation of the llccn-n; ami tho mayor shall
report his act and dune;. n n, nreinlacs to
the city council id their tiit iiitctlng.togcthcr
with Ihe eau-e lor such ruvuMtlmi, mid If a
maorlty of the Toitiutlttit is present hhall
hustaill the, mayor such license shall stand
revoked folever, but If n majority fulls to
sustain Ihe mayor, the party may coulliiui'
hi business under the lieciic,
, isec. fi, An) per on or pcisou sho e
lleeli-e bin bei ll ivsokidby the mayor.as xvl
lot I ri in .-onion lour oi mis oviiinance,
ami wild Minll conl'iiuo to 'i ll piu-Ii ltiou,
sidritiiuiH or leimeuled liipiois In Molntloii
of nieli revoe.ltlon of the lieeni', nhiill, on
iilisU'tliill, be lined nut les tliau one him
Ired Uol'ai" and not eXeeedloi' two hundred
iloll.ir lor each and evdry ollelite, and any
peron wiiu.i' llren-a hna been reMiked. ami
tin nit Inn of the iiium,: Mi.hilncM hv the
eouneil, shall not begninted any other Heiui-e
io hi miioii', piriiiioiis ur leimemuii
liipioi'i for two ) ears from Ihe diite of Hleh
Si:c. ll. It Mull not bo lawlul for
any pei.iou or petinn In dell,
or filve away liitixlcntiii', mall,
lnoiior feimeuled Iiiilor., to nny minor,
liuuiio. Idiotic, or dlstlacted nerson. nor to
niiv habitmd drunk ird, s r any person lnto.
leiii'd. And .in v nerson tlolaliu tins see-
lion tliall liirL it and liny to the ell y of
(.'alio not less than ilftsui do'l.if and not
exreedlrgone bundled dollar Inr each and
On motion of Aldorman Rittenhouio
tho council adjourned. M. J. llowi.r.v,
Fiiiou CunitKNT Ornci:, A
Tuesday ovtiilug, April 20, 1871. f
Thoro is still no ubango in tho market
nor tbo wealhor. Tho last is If anything
worso than over, damp, rainy, chilly und
cheerless, nnd willi no hope or prospect
of a change. Tho spring bids fisir to bo
backward and wet, and tho outlook Is par
tlcularly discouraging to farmers through
this section, whoso cpr'.ng sowing and
planting should lo done, but who as yot
Und themselves, In soma plates, unnblo to
plow a furrow.
Tho riio in tbo river continues and as
tho water is abovo tbo mouths of tho
sowcra all tho heavy rain fall of tin last
few d.iys, hat gathered in tho lowor places
causlnu' tho ci'.v to tako on is A'jnioo-llko
Tho uvirket is generally unchanged.
Our heaviest flour dealers report somn im
provement In this staplo with light sup
plies on tho ni'irket; liowoyer, thoro is
very littlo doing otitsido tho local and or
der trade. Hv is reported scarce; very
littlu offering and is fair demand for
choico mix'd and timothy. Corn meal is
lit in til a small alvaiico over
las'. week tolling In small
lots nt 3 10. Corn is steady und firm nt
quotations, very littlo coming in, and tho
demand is generally continol to whito.
Outs iptiet, but holder aro firm at tho
olJ price. RulUr is dull and hard to sell.
Tho stick on hand is getting old, more
frosb comes in than is wanted. Egg uru
-carce and firm.
tti-Corruspomlinti should bear in
min 1 that our ipiotatiouK represent price)
for round lots from llrst hands, unless
otherwise stated, and that in filling small
orders, higher price muit bo paid.j3ja
Tho market il.ows soino signs of im
provement, und stocks uro liccorniiiL' iomc
wbat reduce-!, but thoro is still plenty of
nil kinds hero to meet the demand. AVo
noto sales or 200 bbls. 7 20; 200 bbls.
Cbtlcu XX., 7 tO; 150 bbls. -I 00
8 00 100 bbls. 0 o0,n)8 00; 100 bbls. on
orders, 0 20,0 00, 200 bbls. 0 70(5:8 CO,
fcAI.K IIV 1'ITV SIILLS.
100 bbls. whlt'j wheat fniiily,-8 :0:
200 bbls. XX.., 7 70; 100 bbls. XXX,
'ihe city mills p.ioto wheat to-day, as
follows : Choioa wblto 1 00; No. 1
1 0. No. 2 white, 1 30; choico roJ, 1 30;
lower grades 1 20l 20.
The demand is good and tbu supply
light, l'rlcsii by tho mills aro quoted, 22 03
Tho market wr,3 nearly or quito ba 'o of
bty to-di.y, and tho demand
for choice timothy nnd mixol
for lilting orders, was moderately
activo. Wo no'.o salts of CO balis
choico mixed, del., 10 00; 00 baits choice
timothy, del , 1CTjji7 00; 00 bales prairie,
del., 10 10. .
Tho demand for white continues in ex
cess of tho supply, and price! nro firm at
quotations. AVo unto tales of 2 cam
white in sacks, del , 70c; 2 cars whitx
in sack', 70c; 8 ears while In bulk, on
t aik, OSo.j I car white, sacked 'and del
7jc; 0 car wtito, choice, sacked and del.,
ihe inurhot Is nuiet, but holders uro
firm for last weeks. prices. Thoro is plenty
to meet all demands. Halo wero 3 cars
mixed, del., in sacks ol(p5e.; . can,
choico Catena, sacked and del,, 00o ; 0
cars choico mixed, lulk,Jon track, -ISc.; -1
cars mixed, sacked and dol , Ms.; 2 cart
choico mixed, sacked and del., 05c.
Stocks aro small r.nd tho market firm
at an advance, Thoro is a steady demand
for choice brands for tho order trado,
Hales wero 2oo libit, city steam-dried, on
order-, 3 .tuf.'l 10; 100 bbls. stosm-drlod,
del, ! 30; 100 bbls Etcam-driol, eulp
early, 3 30.
Tho market is overstocked, dull and
weak. Ptlces huvou downward tendency.
Receipts nro In oxcets of tho domund.
Hales wero 20 packages oholco northern
packed HUtotic; 1,000 lbs choico northern
roll 281o7,30o; 600 lbs choice southern II
J i Mo is roll 2CJc.
The markut was bare to-day and oiler
logs wore readily taken ut 12c. .Sales s
2,000 dozen 12c; l,r,00 dozen llfol'.'c.
Receipts aro all tnkon on arrival ut fair
pricos. silos to-day woro 10 coops at
3 25; 5 coops choice lions 3 00; 0 coops
mixed 2 503 00.
Thu demand la good and few offering,
Wo notu talcs of 50 bbls choico Ohio nt
Oranges aro in fair demand at fili 00;
Lomont quoted good demand ut " 00,
Bananas aro selling at 2 00 por bunch.
Tbo ttuck of smoked moats is rather
limited nnd the market Is firm with prices
unchanged, AVo noto sales of 1,200 ibi
bucon hams lOJc; 000 lbs bacon shoulders
Sr; 1,000 lb t scon clear fldos 0?c.
AFI'EAL FOR All).
Fiat.ow.Cnizi.Nn ov Caimo; By n
proclamation issued by the mayor f l New
Orleans, dated April 18, 1871, tailing forth
tno wanls of tho unfortunate clll.ons of
Louisiana, Bnd calling upon tho mayors
of tho different cities of the United States
lor assistance in their timo of need. 1
hereby call upon (ha citizens to moot in
Hi o rooms of thu chambor ol commiirco.
In Feter Cuhl's building, on Ohio lovoe,
on Wednesday, April 23d, nt 10 a. m.( to
tako into consideration tho spoodiest and
best method ol rendering such aid and as
tlstance s tho r-itlzens of Cairo cnti give
to an unfortunate sister ttato. It Is hoped
nil rill turn out nnd give their aid to Ibis
most worthy object.
. John Wooi, Mayor.
TO THE PUBLIC.
Wu hat o Just opened out ono of tho
largost nnd lineal stocks of Dry Ooods
Notions, Hoots and Shoos ovei brought to
tb's city. In our stock of Dry Ooods can
bo (ound Lawns in tbi very latest of
styles, Tho Percales ato beautiful, also
aro tho Japancso Silks and Poplins
Alpaccas can bo seen in nil shades, cordod
and plain. Swiss, tho very finest. Nain
sooks nnd A'icloriti Lawns, Silks nnd Silk
trimmings in beautiful colors. Domostic
and Calico, tho cheapest and linost stock
in tho city; also a Idrgo stock of picco
goods, such as Cussimores, Cottonados,
Lawsn, T and M Linen, Checks, etc., etc.
Our stock of shoes is very largo ami
wo defy competition. Our stock of gloves
Is largo ami wbl bo sold very choap. AVo
bavo also lust received 000 do.on of
Coats' nnd Clark cotton Inroad which wo
o0r nt 0 cents nnr spool. Our reasons
lor nnrcniin ' before tho public in this
mannor is that wo havo never kopl to
largo and lino a stock of goods as wo now
havo. Wu is'k is liberal patronago of tho
public, u wo bavo purcbniod our goods
for cash and can atlord to sell thorn cheap.
AVo ad parlies to call ami look through
our goods, as wo find it no trouble lothow
good. AVe aro determined to sell as cheap
as any house 'n tho city if not cheaper.
In fact, wo defy competition in many
articles, at wo buy all goods for ensb, aud
sock tho right place to buy, and uro
always on tho look, ut for bargains.
Our thanks for pntroiuigo heretofore,
boiling we will still retain n portion of
tbo t-umo in tho future.
DAMKI. 11 A UT MA N A Co,
Cor. Sixth st. und Coinmeri lal live
ROO.US TO RENT.
In AVilcox block, AVmbinjjton nonuo
nt the lowest figures. 10- l-ll-lf.
Second-hand clothing, watthns, jewelry,
pistols. At., bought and told, Also a lot
llrufsels' curpot, furniture, ets., for sale
Unnotit Cairo nnd A'incennos railroad
depot. 1H3 2-27-tf M. Covsr.
Two Batteries of two Boilers, each 2
foet lurii'. -2 inch Dram, 2 14 Inch Flues
with lire fronts. Mud aud Hleum drums
Safoty and Mud valves, Chimnny and
Hritchln, all oomph to nnd in llrst-class
srdur"; been used only throo months. Fo?
price, ote., Inquire nf J T. Runmik,
0-22.tr. A'u,eftii Iron Works.
L'is ION BAKERY.
Frank Krntky desires that tb public
should know tliiil ho is prepared t.idelivor
broad of cool quslity and quantity, for
htllo inonjy, In any part of tbu city.
Givo him your orders, and thon look out
for tho I
by which bo will deliver to vou tho stall
of lifet 271- !-2i-lm
Just received, is lino lot of extension
ladders, garden hoes, rakes, etc., otc, at
A Ilalley's. 6Cl-17-lm.
Full supply of Domestic paper patterns
of tbo latest spring styles juet received nt
tho agency, Hannon'h Rook SToltE.
Tun Momtoii. For tho Monitor, tbo
liijt coul Cook Stovo ever rnado or tbo
Fashion, the champion wood Cook of tbo
AVest, go lo A. Halley's, 1C8 AVathlngto
avenue, near Tenth street.
Foil Stovkii, TinwarOjtoiletwaro, steam
cooking vetsols, broilers, bird cages, lan
tern", gato springe, gato liingos, tablo and
picket cutlery, fluting irons. Also for
roofing, gutters and spouting, go to A.
Halloy's, 1C8 Washington avonue, near
Tenth etrcot. 60 1-17-lm
Fok Sam:. Singer Sowing Machine,
.nearly now, with all imprt vjincutt.
Terms easy. Machines (nil makes) lukcn
in exchange for tho Light Kuiining "Do
mostic" nt liberal prices, nt Hauuon's
book store, Agoncy DoiiicfIIs Sesving Ma
Stiw and Extension Ladders, Sand
Scroons, Riddles, Sieves, Shovels, Spades,
Forks, Hoes, Rakci, AVator Closet Urinals,
Kitchen und Cees Pool Sinl.s, Clothes
Kingors, Clotbos Hones, Clothes Linusn
and, in fact, a full assortment of kitchen
and Houso furnishing goods at A. Hal
loy's, 103 AVashington nvcnuo, near Tenth
stroot. 50 1-17-lm.
lli.Mil.Nu. Parties having cnmploto
volumes of books, such as Sbukspenre,
Byron, Moore, History of tbo World, cu
cy(dop:nliB, Bllilos, periodicals music,
etc , which thny desiro to havo rebound,
will do well to consult J, C. lluols ut tho
Cuiro City Bindery, Bui.umir building,
boforo giving them to ugonts of foreign
establishments. Mr. lluols invites an in
spection of his work and priors. .
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
AVo havo a Farkor Brothoris llrooch
Loading Oun, gun und outfit valued at
ono hundred dollars, which wo offer for
sale for eighty dollars. Tho ubovo Is ono
onhelr best donurbonlzod guns with front
action rebounding locks, and fully war
ranted. Enquire for ono weok nt Tub
Itui.i.KTi.v OrnuK. tl
11. WAKDNKii, M. D.
Olllce and resiileiiro 111 Coiumerclal Ave,,
IH'M iloor to lhi Allielivlllil. J-UI-tl .
ThN pounds of,brown BUgar for tl J 8
pounds best cofleo sugar at $1, 3 pounds
of choice butter at $1; baking powder 46c
per lb; Impoml tea nt tl; potatoes BO
cints per peck ; 3 lbs noffeo l,at AVIlcox't
Block. 107 2.4-1 m.
Buy the World-Renowned
vr ii tj
THE BIST IHTHEWORLD
The Highest Premium
vas awarded to it at
Ohio State Fair ;
Northern Ohio Fair;
Amer. Institute, N.Y.;
Cincinnati Exposition ;
scit. Louis Fair;
Louisiana State Fair;
Mississippi State Fair ;
Georgia State Fair ;
The Best Sewing Machines
and doing the largest
and best range of work.
All other Machines in the
Market were in direct
" For Hemming, Fell
ing, Stitching, Cording,
Binding, Braiding, Embroid
ering, Quilting, & Stitching
fine or iicauy Goods, it is
Where we have no Agents,
we will deliver a Machine for
the price named above, at the
nearest Hail Road Station of
Needles for all'Sewing
Macliiucs for Sale.
Old Machines taken in Exchange. '
Send for Circulars, Price
List, &c, and Copy of the
Wilson Reflector, one of the
best Periodicals of the day,
devoted to Sewing Machines,
Fashions, General News and
Wilson Sewing Machine Co.;
lioot und shoo maker. Twcn h Htroet. be
tween Washington avonuo ami Toplar
street, to prupareil to muke hoots ana nhoe
In tho latest anil most fashionable styles,
lie will make thorn to order, old or now
style? to suit cubtomerti, out of the bet l and
Irchcst mock, of which he nlwuys liaH
good pupi'ly on hand from which to make
soloctlons. All Utting or boots and shoes
misdb by llr, Klilors is done In his own nhop
no foreign llttliif; holm; tuod by lilm.
Olvo him a call, and ho will (,'Ivo you tails,
MRS. L. T. BRIGGS,
(SticePf-or to I'hllllps nnd Ilrlggs.)
('oimiu'i'clul Ave, hot,, Dili mid lOllBts,
7 1.2-Im. CAIHO, 1LLL.
A H JIM