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aJaSS M,d finely 1
ZL..hdu.tnJ luttmenu prip. &Tftr.
iT9"'.- m In S3.0. .
. Vat. ' '
. .. mIii hnads. tirintftl at Tub
' iiS3 o for 94.00; twothou.ami lor
a.w. - -
Outhrolil 1rulne carJ', flue Hrljtol
D, according to 1U0.
HUNDAX JTNK 7 lb". I
Sluart A G holton are. alway on tl
tlerl to iMttf bargain. "Every lady in
I th ally BOttld awtend their groat ehaap
itt. flla what they hare t ny In an
other oolumn. f.O-fl-7-nt
II .vp V ttril4v mi mil hnt
- Jackal' ,waln' bair, cold aa 1m, coiUA not
kpup Ul cool.
Laid Ul'. Tha traufr boat -AcUuml
A illd not'padJla her canoe yaitarday. Shu
the irwk of the Mlaala.tppl (-ntral at
StW. The trt committee might
deTOto coni.tlerablo time to the rrpara
tlon of the atreeta and oiretsd nobody.
They need not baibfully heiitate (.nylon
ger t go to work In earneat.
Ci.M. SeTeral dat can for th Oalro
aed Bt. Louli railroad arrirea In th city
jaitrday( nd a locomotiro or two vill
come to hand In a day or two. Thli looki
tike lualnaii and we bop it means IujI
nan. K modiur communication of Cairo
l.odf No. 237. A. Y. and A. M., will be
held at Maioniohtll to-morrow (Monday)
rnlDt;at 8 o'clock. Viiiting brolbren
cordially Inrlted to attaod.
11. V. Ui.akk, Seo'y.
l)aowstr. A colored boy by tho name
of John Lewis, about, fifteen voar of
i;e, wai drowned yeiterday afternoon In
the Ohio rWir bolow the old fort, lie,
with other went to iwim. Uireiting
himitlf of bliclotbei, be ran to the water,
lumped in and did not riio acalu. Uli
body hu not yol boen recovered.
h'jtw Wheat. Thure will bo mcut
Ing of the etiamber of commerco at 10
o'clock, to-morrow morning, at which
tine, we learn from 'the 'Bun' there will
be eihlbitad and olTorod for lale a tatnplo
of new wheat, ihlppe(t to the houte of K
0. Pace & Co., by W. 0. Caaon, Eiti., of
Medon, Tenn., produced by Sam lJuynn",
(color od,, a planter of Madlion county
Tenn., tail WtbkU'1 on tho flrft day 01
Ku Klus. The peoplt) around sIjoiii
Thebci in tbis county aro not gaining a
Try'env4bl reputation bj jiormilting
certain lawless people among tboui to Im
itate the bad example f the peoplw of
Willlamioa county and the Southern
italei. Olio man hut been chnsnd away
frjia Thuba and latoly Ku klux ti tit ices,
were poitod In that neighborhood warn
in; all partoDf on psln of I'mmodtato
Hit or damnation in another world '.o
Lot interfere with the l'eltit ejtate. The
d people of Tbebet ought tooriKh nut
lawlestnea ot this kind, Tho good name
of thli county demand! that they should.
Tut Isjp.vutijm Judge Bsker will
(jlr hi deciilon lo-murrou morning in
tb Cairo and at. Loul bond injunction
case. The judge i a "squaro" man, and
v shell be titiiOed with hl decision,
even if it should not be correct as wo un
drtind vorroctaess in thu matter. To
be candid, we are .very tired of tlio Cairo
and St, Louis road builnots. Kur tuvural
year we have been laboring without
money and without price to iiscuro the
completion of th road Laro lust the
patronge of good cuttomurs nnd hav
berrabute.1roundly by both porvrso and
Ignorant people. V nre gtlinu tired of
the arauskinent and ar almoin romly to
r.gln a systematic cmrte of wrlig t
the road oursMf It we don't twt-iir n!
th ro4 or ioniethiui; ol4 or n.inl,i,dy
loon'we lhall becom miiintbropii-nl ami
(o into k decline.
rtAU yVt CitMaiTi--riie-e If uo
loo4 reason wbyj'h citizens of Clro
should pot indulge "in a grand celebration
ofth Fourth of July, and Invite all
ihir neighbors to join tbeiu. We have
not forgetun ibat the Dlta Are company
propoisto plcnlolntbe nark, but wo
ar sure that company would not botlute
to yild its exclusive ctlbutt..n t there
snouia 1 a grand eeltbratlori
1 .j.jHjiuiea, ana lbn pr.liiiiln.
y stspi for such a c.lhrtiu dsU-r
a,0,qLup.n. ere ,r0 lUtt ,,oqcnl
"v.. .u umon wouia acenpt an in
vltfcllfin r. l.-. . ....
ii v l ,ourUl ,,f Juiy
u,m W0lia un mort dullelous
Shan rlnn ii..l.n..t.. .
..:r "-ims prulenble o
paxiiBe cuampaPBe. An M.,i,
roaring, glorious celuhraUon ofvU Fourth
1 1 sjairo i aerranaed by overy pjnildsr
ties of patriotism and lusfnef.
Oi-oaoiiv Roiiiwkjx,.., (or,.u of bi
poitert ar now adorning th, bulletin
bMdl BW Pwlnxt polr,t, ,bout
tbe olJtbj tb lret and brightest
bill rver su In this region, w ar
Mured by tbosa who have sssn this Krt
how thai tbseUtemsnts made, both in
.t.A iIm.iII-.m.iiI. K n .M . 1. . ,..
,ihifwwim mi unit, ar
s:of fJrWnrBd that this grand clr.
cuV'uinfrl, aqiiariun and mussum,
ir tiMit.fUiytuinK of foe kind now ex
hlbltlug lrlbJ c wintry. In collecting
tble vast aggregaUoa, Old John ha do
T)t4hiFieaUry;orhil llf". nd be
iiotet to It with Just pride ai
lib lust pride at worthr
th hlshet ambition of tor man
. . i t.t iHreolion. I
0 JUM . ' ' ' V aur cUy, and
r"'d0? 'I orthteo UUlUn. '
country i .
bTV.Ti.' -tray of men,
honalla tbnl enters into
1 of inch an oitahllahmont.
. reipw. t ,0( ul(1 ,iuhn(lj,0 pcopV
f0rlte, t ,1.1.0!,. . n0B. 11. I. ai
WminoJkli' Jtl, undorhli Immcnio pavil
ion for If , rt00 ponpi,.( Hni w J ,ui,. p,
r3 .twill bo Ailed.
lv .Ioh.nV Vol'No .Ink, Itiblnioh's
trumpoter, Joseph, it creatlm: a
. .t,n.,.r..A. i i. ....1 1. .1 ,.1
1. . I- . . . . ...
" intense n .miration 01 tamou
'-villi Uasts. circus ruling an d clown Joktc.
Joioph is all that fancy over paintcil
how A'lvortMnir astnl to bo. ll if
gnntlc, by ii kind, and you'll nuvur, novor
find n man mora comptatftly up Wenutr'
our etorhwl frlftddi permitting llioalanp
tlitn hp. The fact U bo capluroi the
country for hl pIidw, pompol it to ur-rend-jr
wltbout tnrws. lie hn ut, rid it
tbcroCorofoUuwx m u ntattar of ftouro, lie
hni-th! churches: U" hai Sol. Hllvnr, nnd
ae u matter of course, ha hti tho ft
bnt : J' bat nioney, and ai matter of
modem clietik tml at a riiitttar of cjurio
bn tho hotel. Ho lmi actually made nr
rnncuientt with tho lllinoit Oonlr! to
carry visitor to Old .lohn Uobinson' nir-
cut un t lio '-20 ih inU. from CobJon anil all
intorvoning station, to Oalro, at.i-xcurslon
rntoi; with' tho Moblln and Ohio from
Ilumbolt tJ Cairo at inmcratnt; with
Mississippi Central from Milan; with
Cairo Mid Vincnnnos from Vlen-
nn; with Iron Mountain from
Dot tar City and ilelmont ; nnd
with tha iteampr b'ik from 1'uducsU nnd
11 Intervening point. Thcro it no Old
John Ujbioton but Old John Hobinion
and Young Jotoph i hii agnnt.
i'HE Oitv PniNTiHfi. Wo are sure
Mayor Wood It nn bonpst and conscion-
tious gontleman nnd wo Iiavo taken tnech
paniuro in gonen.lly commondlng bis
(ministration of city affairs. Ho will
not tborofore bo offnndad, wo hope, If wo
should say lie it an absolute failure as a
presiding officer. His ruling at tho last
mooting of tho council was pocullur and
corlaitily HTsdo tho knowing smilo. A
bid whs roadd by two gontlomun of this
city, Morsrt. U. I.. Dnvls and John U
Oberly, proposing'to publish thu council
proceedings nnd ordinance. AVhon the
bid was rond in its order, tha Mayor
promptly dccldod that it
was out ot order, nnd
gave ns hi ronton for the decision that
the charter provided that the paper pub
lishiiig tho proceedings and ordinances
should bo tho nlilclal papor of tho city
and undor tho bid thu contractors and not
the council would nimo tho official papor
llitu ,ir H.o llil Tint nccoptoi the pro
ceodlngs might bo published In tho 'Sun'
and tho ordinancot in Thk IIvi.lctik,
Ha b" no ri"ht to decido a hid of nnv
kind out of order, unless some member
of the council attempts to consider it
when the consideration ol other business
It in ordor, and in ruling out D. and O.'s
bid ht ncted without authority; and bo
eldus, . he was .in iirror when
hetaldthitt tinJur the bid the publica
tion of the ordinances and i 'ivdings
could b divided. Tho bidders jiiopusod
to publish both thu proceedings and tho
ordinances In a pMjier not in two papors.
Mr. O. is now tho contractor, nnd not
Tiir Ul'LI.kti.v company, and tho mayor
ought to know tlmt Tom Jones and Dick
Smith nni:hur onu of whom him any in
turfst in a paper might bid to publish tho
proceedings and ordinances in a daily
newtpapor, and lining thu lowutt bidders
tholr Wit ought to bo accoptod. Hut tho
mayor lias jipcii lar liluat, hui) bp has a
right to thorn.
Stuart it Oholsnu aro ilotormiiipd not
tu Ut tho grass grow 111 front of llmir
door. Dull times havo no ctl'oct upon
thorn. Low prices will soil good how
ever dull the times art. 00 ti-1-ll
ABOUT THE CITY RELIGIOUS.
IUpiist. lt'ir. Mr. Tay'or will prsch
h( thi ltsp'.Ut Mission room-, rornur of
Wnshlnlou arcniiu and Tenth sirr-it, this
muriiiui; and ovgning, Similar school at
o'clock in Din morning.
MuTitoxiJM'. Tho clmroh ha. boen re
paired and will be f-opcnod to-duy. Sor-
vi.es at 11 o'olock n. in. and 8 p. m.
rKKuTEUUN. -V.tv. II, 11. Thayer
will dellror a dUcouno thli evening upon
tho following: "Christianity'ii liest Kvi
don:o.'' Hit nuhjtct iu tho ovuning will
b: "l'nrnluinus Mtoraturu; Whut is
Kfiacofsi.. Tlio Hav. Mr.Ollbart will
be assist'id by his brother in tbe survlco
at the Church of tlw Hidoemer ts-dnv.
Iloiiri of servics, lOi a. m. and p. m.
Stuart it Ohobon w offr on
Monday BO peices Victoria Liwn at 20o
per yard, worth UOa; also 60 peicos at'2Jc,
worth HOa. fiO.U.'-lt.
ABOUT THE CITV-PERSONAL.
Howi.k Kx-Oity Clerk Howloy 1
vl.iting at Ciiicinoatl.
IIiki. Mr. .1. ,1. llltd, of this city, one
oi inotruiocs ol the nduttr ul Unlvor.
Ity of this tHto, leave lo morrow to at
iun inn commeniMunnt cxiircitot of tlmt
inttituilun on Tuesday.
jioubii.. Mr iins.s. Moni-of tTllin
t tl w ..
was in tun city yntarJay looking tor
houie. He will remove his family to this
city this Wp(.k, and ramln there until
vooii. air. .notes wood, a kind of
uxtr msn of tlm Cairo and fit. Uuis
rsnroai, was to the city yestordav
unloartut tb, fist cars at thn point. '
iuoiton i.HKr Alio
Udles hose at a great taerlnc, from ,of ',
TTuiy.,iVe ,aw.on two button WH
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Interesting Closing Exer
cises of the Public
Compliment to Miss Rogers
of the Eleventh Street
Presentation of Bracelets
"Anniversary" at the High
AT KI.KN KNTI1' SI HKKT fCHOOl. llllt'SB
Mrs. S. 1'. Wboolor and Mrs. .. i
llirmin. who. urn jrmm admlriri of
Miifs ltocors.nl tint Jlul primury, sts arp
all th parents of the pupils of tliat 1ndy'
school on Thnrsdsy last niU"i;til n
fund "f about sixty dul'.nr with, whifb
the purohaiud ft ptlr of bcAUtll'ul brncp
lots und h Hno nuck-chuin to b pictonted
to Miss H'jgors nn tho lastiUy of tchool.
Thoy fiulolly circulated tha nows among
tho parnnts of tho childron of the school,
and lot it bit known thnt thn prmtntn
tlon would bo rnadii on Triiluy tnornln
Tho consnpience wis, aj toou hi tho
school hnd boon oponud, visitors, began to
call at thu school house, and soon tlio
room was crowilwl. MissJtngor, ignor
ant ot tho Intention of bar friend., was
surprised, and vory industriously attempt
ed to interest the callers by inducing her
littlu folk: to La as interacting ns thty
could be. At about 10 o'clock, Mrs. .Lin
ton told tho tbttchor it was tho wish of t.tin
visitors Mr. Oborly should address the
pupils, wbon tho following .inFiied;
Mlsi Ilogers, (nddrjfsing children ) yon
will bo nttnntiv: Jlr. Oborly i nbout to
?I oik to you.
Mr, Oberly. Vou aro mistaken, -Miss
Rogers; it it to you, not to thu children, 1
am nbout to apeak..
Miss Rogers Indeed1 Thun I mbiin
Mr. Oborly. I am about to makn
pre'ont to you, and I hopq you will bo
lets embarrassed wullo 1 am dome
than 1 know I (ball bu.
Miss Honors.-. I am iislontshtdl
Mr. Oberly. Wo knew you would be
In making this prosont to you wo intend
ed that you should Im surprised. I bo
lieve tbe best thing 1 can do is to (how
you whatwu intend to give you.
Mr. Oborly than opanft.l a catkut. ho
bold in bis hand, nnd hulJ uji licforn Mill
Jtogers nd tlio suhool, n pir cr i;olcli;n
bracelots and a chain.
Having dono so, Mr. Oborly, wbu has
not often buen susppctnd of ba-hfulrnus, in
an ombiirrassnd mannor - not assumed for
tho occasion went on :
Wo nn-pli-4'fd to obvi'vi' that urn aro
pleaded with as - well ns iistoiibihi'il'by this
gill. It may gratlly you tu Irani that each
of tlio parents of your pupils, without our.
-limb; I'Xcpptlnn, contribiitcil to the fjnil
with which thoo bracelet- and tills chiilu
wore bought. Not one of them hi'-ttated lo
make contribution when Informed the mon
ey wa to be u-tfd for.llio purpose: ol jmrchns
ing homethlng to be pru-ciiti'il to ou aa
mark of appreciation of your iibflltv us a
teaenrr, una a toktinof tho high pt sum in
which you nre hrld in tliW coiumiiiilt v.
I list joi-lioul,i Im pleased U not siratice
Krntn tho osrllrkt periods women havo worn
mid nilmlrrd -urn nrimini-iitu, Itrv. .Mr.
Tliajer, wlio Ih prroent, will toll you in
proof uf thi", that tlm servant ol AliRiham,
in r'inii uttrr n wlfn lor liiaac, iirui-enteil
limecletf to ltrbekah at tho writ.
In many of the undent roiiutilis, orna
liint of lhl kliul werr u badge of rank,
indicating thu punlllon the wenrer held In
society. This met may sometimes be tor
gotten by ou; but wo ask you to not for
get, even for n moment, that wo wish this
present to ho a bndgo nt your right to a
piiu-o iiiuniig ino noiiiiuy or niimuiiliv, tho
lurr.nr L-oOil, win. (cutter the keeifs that
will grow into fnigrant mid beautlllng
llowers, rieh main and iilnnkuut lrulu. to hu
gathered in tlm golden ) ear, the dawn of
Which na not ei, u woriinvnil laiil, liegini
In tiliu'S tho eateru skie".
In I no olden tiint), too, iimulus wo o worn
in golden bracolut and chain, eiippolcd to
possess iiilraeu'iius power. You will need
no nidi amulets, t nil are ulready the p-.
e.or of tint whieh Ik ni'iru powrrlul ihun
amulet ever was, oven In thu time when
imsgliiallnn mailo it poweriul, on ihh-
os hrain luivc. the amulet of iiioderu
Ivll zat on. tli w lie h tha Icaehers ol' the
laud pour Into tho empty well of the jouth-
nil Iiiinu noon" ni leariiuiK nuu urivo tiway
from poeliiy tho Inweiing eloiids of ij;-
PaWe these liraeclets tnliliid our wri-ik.
and thli Koldeii chain lo hang upon your
neck; unit Willi I loin our hen tfelt wMies
fur oiir pnitperlty. Wo urn nuo mmi will
chrrikli our gilt. 1'he cireuiustances under
whliii you received it will not permit you,
n ii ii were uiueipf. in toret It:
hut ynii will forget it hooncr than thu-,0
hlhlren will forget tho many It uus you
have tuuifbt them ot inoi-allty,
goiHlness uud religion lesKons which will
hum urigntiir lu tliPir-ehsr.ietei than
brightest lu-leelet on arms o fairest lady
lessons whlrli will bind them to )ou thi'oiigh
all life and hu u gsldin chain of v'rale'ul re-
"i aiiiina," -aid one of iiuir tile nutiils.
ui little daughter Until, "1 think thure ru
si m my liJHUUI'ill Uil li l-s in tlm bible. .Ml-s
It oxer has been inching ti teisc,, 1 1 lslnk
this one U hi nice : ' I'hoiigli I o d iwn
lolo the valley ol the uliailow ot death 1
shall fear no i il ; for thy rod a'ld -tall'
they -''all cnuitort iiib.' hen I eel that
far; 'thy rod und thy Htatrthi!) -hall comfort
mi?, I always stop hiiii think ; that I u
l)sitlful. And thero Is another verse Just
asnretOasth.it: ilo muUelh mo to liu
down luirreeu piisture ; he lendetli mo be
side the still waters.' that prettt f--
Isn't that bealltllil .v"
nu nri'itv- it is boniitlfiil: and u who
glxetiiynu this gift, hope that llu who has
luade lis al w ill mate you in no nun n in niv
green lures, and lead J oil beside tho
still waters of earthly happiness aril pros
pciiu ; and wo know that ll this hnpo should
nut be realized and dark clouds Miould ca-l
Ihelr khadowi- upon you.voii who lime
acted m well your good part in IliN world
iua with commence icur no ell, ev.ii
lliu'iieli vou walk llciousli the valley nt' thn
hailow of tribulation, for Ills rod uud Ills
st ill tlicj will uicly coiiiiort you.
Miss Rogers, who ni taVen thoroughly
by surprise., and of course was "unprc
( ared' with a npouch, riipllod In tubitnuco
1 am cci t ll nly very much surprised at tint
lecepllmi nf thl). Iieailllful llt. I tcl thai
It U a imirk of upiueelatioii of my labors of
which I tear I am unworthy 1 am deeply
grateful to the parr his ot in; pupil for their
Uudncs. und thouglilftiluc ami shall cher-
h thco prt'c(t"t us ntnoiig H10 vtiliioa
trriuure ol mv lift'. I hist Htehl many,
lintini hour with tho llllln rlitiilrcn ot niv
toliiiMl. nnd thrttKnoHlii !(,) Hut your b-llef
thill I I11UO iricil 10 11 1 niv (lull will nmire
n v n luio in tiivirrrcii oniiiiii. loan s.iy
no nure tlinn tint 1 heartily md grato'Ully
111 UK you nn.
At the oonoluion of M,n tviifir' re
m:irkt thoro wa Unn!lifl'iiii' niid fow
tenr of coiimo, and th irlml wn dlj-
mlod. dj, - r
Ar th K liiijuVOii ut'.
The (inulvijrsary oiiirclo at tho iTgli
nchool building In tho ufwrtioon wre
vory intoroJiini;. a piauorm oroi.iou tor
(tin .,f,..!nn tuft tiVnn tint nn ncrusl tlio I
ast otid of the room; it was covered with
crpot, a piano had boon pla-el on it,
nnd chairs for tonelir, ffdustllig rlasv
singers, tnemher of tho boiuu . .4a.
tlon, and t'nntli'mnn who had born In
THK rili URAMUE
wa obs-rvod to tlm luttnr.
It was npnod Willi a l".iutifiil song
by Mrs. Win. V. Hall'iday,. Mr.-, llonry
Ii. Ilnllldiiy, at tho piano, folliiwcd by
prayer by lUv. Mr. Thayir and a Lfn
oration by (Iro. W. Hondrlrks. Tho
prayer was propur to tho 'occasion, and
the ornllon unlipio and briof; but II tlio
poople In bnsTlng were hs irrpllgtnus hh
they wor unclasncal, wo fpiir the prayer
was not appreciated.
TIip remnlndr of tho programme was
a follows!.' 1
hsay by ilin 11. i.r.io Siurlo
THK i:NU NOT VKT.
Yes, (nir school dns are oer, ami .
Ilinio.ll Inslll' It. '1 1.1 tltnu. Ill III,, Ifi.l
we have murmured aifjlnst thai rrovlilenue
that kept lis In the ch nl-r.nm mill Mlicil
In think sehon'-days neter would he over.
womiy. perchance, sometime in thn dim
future Im rrudy to t'ike back thoo tain
murmuring, anil periiaji- win mi;ii ior a iv-
turn of tlinsp h iiipy ua,
hui limn, mat reionness uesiroyur, snows
how futile would he our atteiunts to re
all pleasure which are pat nod irone.
Our ediicitioli Is not comiili-tnil
bill just bejrun; hDreatter In.lesd
uf this bcsiitlul siionl room and
theso kind teaehers we will have lhe"wlde.
wldu world" lor s stinlv hall, and natuie
mil eXD3r encc wli' lie our Iniructnrs
Let. uslibor taltbfully to build for our
selves beailtirul Hructurcs or strong, well
haltnced sriiiineirsal characters, roinem.
hetimr that as w luim lliiui, so tliey w ill
remain; for this mu-t he onr lndiviriual
Weliao mtieii tp icarn yet, aim eaen ha
stiecliil. orutloii l liciloini, a work to do
whiijhVauJiediiaob) un oilif r.aiul the night
will soon lie neio wueii iu un uiu (i scuuoi
hall,be',elpcd funvcr. We kniw'lliat e cry '
tliOll -ill ami ei 11 wmeii we arc co'niam
has koiuelhin, in no with
our fuliire, thaDng It eiliif-r for good or
i. Ami it tilt tiiougnts niiii acts arc
limn uud l'Oou Hil:i intuit nc will urudiicB
(iforepiifplriiuilr"Wer wlilch will 'make
l re. a lieaiitv ami i ucce
So let e n il ol III sirivo lo nre si, lite
nf usefulness thitihough dirkne-s should
nine upon us Is'I-to our labors nre com-
nleled uurdepJs will live nn mil keen alive
uiir ineiiiury in lie hearts nf Iho.e who
will combing alter have '.'one toouret-jr-
No one dleswhoii to tins tvoiid; the in
ililencn und eilcet f hi life ivm.iiii, uud
silinul.itu olhi rs t'iut I jilli uieater unit-
sion. and labor u tn a moro iimirlug zeal
tu tlnlsu tlio worKwliicu lieuas iiesjun, tor
u p nre nllch Idriuand hdrj ul the nnt. n
relilnzan Inliirltunee lrom those persons
who, while luMilliia up Iheir own destiny
were prepariiif tolrauinlt itselfcctn to us.
Much if he work which we see
oioin.l us Muds lis author anion thoss
Teat uirr and woiii'ii who lived centuries
niro. but Whose memories nine iieenuie )ln
mortal ; and although I pie date dsai
tnd Institutions lute p.isseil iiway.
each his eontrltmi'd 1'- shaio towanl-per-fecllsgtho
progress of humanity.
T.1C key which some uf jur scientists aro
using to unlock tin mysterious chimberH of
knowidi;o and science has been lur
ni'hcd liv somo hx-pnnn generation, who
rcseued ft from the oblivion ol Ignorance
ami supiirdltlon ; and tbe liieiigatlons
which urn being can led on 'o such a great
extent and makiiu our ugc so enlightened
aro onlt thu eoii'inuaiion ui uiM-overle..
which ivi ro brought tn light In tho mielents.
Thus it is tliat, "though lie-"orkiusn dies
thu work lltesm."
Tho originators of our givpnimont hasp
lung since pii"ed lrom arm, hut the
national .structure wbo.o fuuinlailoiu thet
laid so drop and brnid. hi rni tn a glori
ous height. And thr literature of our pies
nt day. utter mch mndeU ,iSliukfpeaiv,
Uy ron nnd many more nf ihii.u euiliu in
writers whose works wc hold iu sucb high
esteem has far stirpi"eil tli hlihost e.
pectatluns of the mint sangu e.
(.'air tho peopli ol this a..- etc'r fjrj-et
Luther, und tlie nshlo-heic cil work tu
whieh ho devoted tht entire 'iiiTgle of his
life r It is to hi n wesre In.', bleu for all of
thoso blcs-ed rellgioiH prlMifgcs and liitlu
rlieo'by which we am now ui rounded.
'While ho wa an ubsciiro uonk and com
paratitely unknown, he eoiiuucuee 1 u work
which rutultud in u eomtiltie religious re
formation: and the noble ltii'"l-es by which
he was prompted, have yiolm-U their fruits tn
tho people who wcrodestlin-il to reign after
him, and through this religion they hate
found there Is unnctlilng hrynnd both lllo
and death, something limn ollto for than
the mere gaining nt Myiwieivo and power;
ami although the enu i
ilko a thiol' In the l
upon us uiiHwaiiis. A
not tel. Ii will eniiio
Ight" ami will steal
!ld Wlnlt ucOlllpllill-
lie' tbe ih .(l'ii for wh
iirre, we ehoiild.br prepatil
cu in ,vere erealeil
i anioiT per-
loci o nevo u.
"I'or it Is not all of In. t lite,
,'or all of death to .lie."
Tho end which we ee tim now, lint which
wc are nil looklrg forward to. h In Hie dis
tance ii dim uncertainty; imt it is a happt
thought that tho work begun here will con
tinue ihroug.iiut the cycles or eternity.
, Jt. Lik n:i.i,i;,
Ktsay by Mis Annio f'nu is.
Till; hl'llt.I.MIJ'V nf in ,
"And (ld made man In hi-mtn linage."
How silblimu the thought, liiai.lniate na
ture In her bohletl and most starl n forms
has nothing that enu nunparo with U.
The iiiouiitaliis ri-ing otio ahov. another
uulil Ihuir Ruuimtis srj In Ilia lunls,
tlio ocean rolling la its might superior to hu
man firce the glorious tlrmiunent of nigbt,
:l evello our u.'cuii.liiiieiit and direct
our thought I.. that great He
lug who thus displayed
hlsp-Mver. II It Ion now tl thu humblest
being lo whieh blends t ll e broulli of ll.e,
ijn Ha- wopder m im our minds. Such
niv-lcry W "icre tispiavcd I Such phe
nuiiieni arc ixhlhidU Aluttur moes and
hasu heiiig, but w!i. agents nro employed or
wiiat can wo delernim. concerning tho II e
1-piissiHspsf Our-tt a InsnlUeluiiey ineM
lis ut every step ii thu iut estimation, In
this wu "ecui to -co tlio arm of the Al
m ghlv laid bare hchO'd not In'aiis but
tho great llrst ealt. while his breath is re
tea'pil ahoiitus, iuui ttlilu tlio heart, llimo
Is a toica eiiuinia .'lug, "linw down uud
adnru." (lud Is h. .. r;vcn existence ids
plajed In thu worm imt eraw's heniiath our
feel, thllh uwiikeii. ,ur unicillohs, but how
will they be i)le He when wu eonslder liu
mail life, e.oiiipri'hi tiling, us It does, eld
eneo within ci ni.f. Ilfu willdn llln. u
llvlngtenemcnt I si l-i--ttr is lit IngMiiil. Therr
is a sublimity l He life ut uisn Unit lilts u
ubuui tho eari'i and till, us with
tho divinity 'I lis lili'thilglil. There
is a fUbiiin y noil granduor
lu the power ul hought. It Is tills that
elevates man to llieiunjtutle r-tatlou hu nceii
lies lu erestiuu. ly Uioilht wu create the
world in wlilch . no. No' matter what our
situation, thought -1111 clnthu i'. with lovell
neks, csii throw moiit it (ho charm ul ii
ehantmeut, rail hrng Intu our mvn Imoin
tlio (lightness aul beauty nf tho rul-r
wjrhl und thu s,,(lir Heaven. Seen
tluniigh IhU men urn dm im ili may hu
tint bed with a nar, of gaiety nr may wear
tho livery ol sain j iheiiouiU lit ty bu
tinged with glowiu; colur or III ) ma) ap
pear black and lowering. Light and loveli
ness may be uinaud us or dhiknss und
glonin. Its poer,.ti.iiUovcr spsee, To
its progicus theio are no liuii's; cas aro 110
liiiriiris, iiiountaln, nn olistae'Cs lu Ik pass
age. Though! eoiipicrs men time, u!l Its
il'itm'nhnt tiro its 1 'uoitoiii, nut the pres
u t merely, hut tuc past and tin future
Wcath anil the grvo may Interpose a .'hftBin
unep bdu uroau in iih pain, out 1H wing
rc uptcad and the chaim H pasod. It I im
cuniineu. 11 as iciteriu an tuc nir. You
cam ot rcni'li, you miinol mat the
noul. In IH Iminoital Mrcngtli It
spurns your chiln, ilellc your
loituref. thus mighty is the lotvir
01 uiuugni, inns woniioi un 1110 inmieiioo 11
cxeris. 11 throws n surpnititf luctro over
liiimiin lllo mi'l i lot Ins It with niiMlmlty,
IhrrulSR Mibllmlty In tlio aspiration' "f
the liiiiiuti foul; tluTii l a iini(lng within
11-in Miini'iiiiiii; not or rami, a iiiMner 111
-ttnet svlilcli i'oiiiiio'- 11s to look buwnl thl
wiiru wrnnai. is ttnittiiniiiip nciu. liartn,
u Uli all ll variety, tails ti tatlsfy It wants.
It looks upward 11 patch somo kIi'iiiiik ol a
Krv uiai n i lies noi hero, ".null 1 limner
tlinn his ilwull ng plafis," "KxvcUlur" hi
COIltlllUCl t'lloit What nohlpnvi" tlirn I
tu tlirsu ilcsIriH lor The llrltr.
What mu lr tin ami ,!,!;,; In ilo'-o vrarn
uisrs ior nir iriio and tliij 100.J I nvro
prouii cuiiiiiiiity n luiii.an fr. when wo
COII-lilt'l lu inilrntn.l,,, Tin. iTn ilnr hin
iii.;.iui us wiin mo r Mum. Ii II tv of tut
rriiing our.clves. Hp ha- p'acnl wtthli our
flit II lintlslat ... .A..t..t . .1 .
iIIUB liuir 1 Hilar. AV1III III Illils.nl 111
OUT nU II tlfrt mill lattiiL Ii I
thin power nvrr tlf. this frmlnm of will i.u.l
iirllnii. Hi, sclldlvl g. If-coiilrolllng
on ui, wiin gives iriio nwlil'f anil illgnm
ill lalDC. -N'olliliiir irr rut or bpnlili til
ever sprung Im b in r from Its own
power. , No mighty ioiiIIh wpic mrr no-roinph-licd
by iiiilnlciii'C. lint what Ins
nut ffi'n dnnr, nohlt, UU a,-lion.1 V.t
rrylhlng that lias been iI'iiip llv It man,
iVi'hk Ms no is, mis been (iiihjeittostrct'ii
out Ids arm mcr tlio raith. and mal.i- lb
11 iilil loj.-t' his j,oicrr. llv it tho desalt has
In en iimdr "tu Inn! null blo-soni 11s tho
rinr." (ilifrs lute tirNrii In thu wluleriiP's,
tho rllds of tlio r:ll III Imvr lioon .nntr. lti-.l
anil reiiilrnvl sulirrtpiit to tho iiurtioe of
111.111. inn rtiiusr IIII1IMII llln 1. sillillllli!
Whrn wr rniishlcr Its tn,llen lUtati'tii
Tlio IliMireM of Itmuornlity Ii In
rllai'ibly tiinipil iitmn it. It ronllliiK
What a il.-nlli of lucmliiL' In thai
IU" can connr. In. ml (IV
Who cm n it in
uer us yu rs 7
I ill lo VolIC alii Mie loml tit I.I loin.,,-,.
Hon, thu "mo"l. nroloiind reason, sou inch
.Will full to cninput,. the unnumbered, the
numtierli's., nm through this lmmcauru.
mu extent nr sizes, litlujsu life is continued
As the lofty luoiintaln basod im earth lilllni
ts head Into the Heavens, o Ih human life
hjsed in time re leblng Into eternity. Death
ami 1110 grate In seal iu? our e trs 1111011 llinc
open iiciorc tis.the huiindless pru.pi.i-ts ut
eternity, la tsklng us liom earih llioy load
Ustu deateti. Them ! e liwall.'il.h. tl.tr. 1 r,.r
knnwledge may he s.itbtled. un I the snlrlt
uioiHivreu iy ciay, may nar to helglitu ol
mis ni tviueiitve may no 101 111 nut a reehie
I Here. WO lllav it welt In In. tiresenri. ol
lion, anil hask In tho sunlight of his sullies
bung by Mrs Win. 1
Uratttin by John A Hnynoi on "Sue
cess." Tho oratlou wai excellent, and
was dulivurod with eir.iot. The young
man has ovidontly a talent for tho ros
trum, and will mako a lino public
JiSsay ,y Miss Ida Harrell.
t. x u i: i.iti:A ii.r
That man Is (iod's best and noblest work.
Is oislng not tn h s Ingenious phyiul slruc
ture, but to his endowment with tho tower
nt thought; 'tl Hid sieritu I part, tho mind.
that give- him this hlglict pl.ico In na
ture. How liall wp tlcMni) thn mind Is llutv
emit y un idea of what thought is Nut
being mateii.t1 It prrihiecs no Impression
upon the senses ; and it is dilliclllt to del
eribe am thing wo raft neither see, Lear,
To gain a further knowledge ot the fac
ulties of tlio mind, tills iiiysiuriuus inner
self, this soul nf our, has neen the ttuilr of
metaphysicians lrom tlielimcol Aristotle to
the pre-eiit day.
ll means nr the iiiiuil, m.iu i what ho Is.
LouK ut the poor, bubbling idiot with Imt
Ills human lorin to dlttngu th idui from the
brute, and rialbc nliiow little value would
life ho with no intellect.
.lust in proportion us our minds aro piop
erly cultured mil balanced, do hi tiult
We havo a will i do. nr nol to do: we
cm rea-jn, tve can Judge, ttc einreiiieiiiber
r cuii del unfile right from rung; ami
though the meiiiiirt llvuotcrugiifn plea-ure-p.st
nnd gote. I'hn con'c.'enee and the
"I'loasurcs of Memory" are subjects upon
which authors havo written In all age..
'Micro Is mileli lhl wnnderful mind ran
and does ibl'uriis; 1ml can It create? lines
nut that puwe lie alone with the Creator;
Can we do mare thin iuiprote upon, dis
cover, or d m loco to view, thst which was
already In c.vStenc.
This point has been much contested bv
writers upon mental pbilnsopht, soiih main
laluipi' wu could no', others Hut wu could
Thee ilr t buhl that we iireeach pn.-e.ss.d
nf 1111 InJIviiliialllt peeuiiarily our own;
and that by Ibis means our own peculiar
Idpasart origlually conceived, and have a
ill-llngul bin ( ehiiriicler that rou d never
hatelieen giteii Ihciu by anv mind oilier
than our nun.
our Idea is, tht wo havo no lii'iights
that might nut come to olhel's under lniilur
The most astounding thrniies that huvu
ever becu presented In thn thiukiiig world,
may have existed In some other mind in
embryo, which lucked but proper cultiva
tion tn develop it Into heautlliil tloweis ol
thought, such a.i wc now have.
Slnug ing genius is not always successful
lu miking it-ell known; and thoughts that
may huvu burned within many have brcn
linprionod by cruel late, iu the form nf
bigotry, Ignorancu ami liw that I.mt.iii
ideally lorbade freedom ol'.oeei,
(Ir.i'nd and beautiful at nur gems nt' lit
erature, wo believe (iray Is right when iis
sajs in hi' 'iCIegy In a Country Church
yard," aulile mill", Ingloruiils Milton iieie
may lie " Ami there nre many such noble,
uncultured mind', capable o doing great
tlilm.", tilling untimely graves.
It is usual lo spank ul some one's having
originated an Idea, His not -U1I1
one merely, by patient searching, found
out uud shown to thu world fur thu
first time, that which had it-' exlttetice apait
from and uiitside ol hi- tintlu?
Whrn (lallli'o mid, Thu world moves,"
we iimlcr.-land tint lie drew this Inference
from evidence furnished by the outside
world the 11 it me; an' hat ho bud not tho
sob) power of oiiglni t the idea of the
eai llrs motion, apart 1 10, 'lie tcillmony of
kiinwn, oxls Ing tacts.
We know the Idea uf ttn mnvemeiit came
upon til 111 through tireless 1 ductile reason
lug. Any onu cNc, lapublu of rig rum
Ihnught, might luvu unived ut tlio sinio
Some oilier student of tho samo d.iy, miiy
havo thought Justus (lulileo did, but tearing
to sav so. w u hav 0 never huard nf II.
One fact suggests thu existence of
another, and so on, until we have a eh 1I11
ol facts, dep'jnueiit each upon tho nthor,
which wo call reasoning ; and this chain ter
minal s dllfureuily, according in dlllerput
facts nr reasons nre cumbiiied. Mot of onr
so-called new (henries, are simply tho re-iills
of 11 new putting lugiillier ot this and that
already know 11 fact,
Wu who have worked out tliat tiresome
problem about tlio dlU'creiit combinations uf
w men nir i.oxii-u aipuauei m cipunio, Know
there is not a fructiou ol us many words In
our iiinguago a- there might hi. lining the
tuim word in tliuscnsii ol a cbuihlnstiun of
letters; "tud so where 11 new word Is Intro
ducml.l II correct to say It had its origin
with such nr Mich a ieion, wiien any one,
were life lung enough, might write out nil
tlm combinations, uud to iucbi lo tho new
We vv ill suppi'p a hundred people are put
Into a strange e.ille lor thu purp ise ol llml
iiigsiunu hidden trca-iire. Iliey know not
what, tlelinltely : fur tho lonl of tho cas lo
hiistold them only thut It may be known bj
being dliforent from anything thoy havo over
teen: hu that, upon dim c nni!nutti)ii,lt will
somewhat ic-einlilo u vvuteh.
They all set about ihe hunt ; some hut ILL
lesslv, olhorsp.illont'v, persistently At last
twiiol'thr suckers couiu iipnu Ihu object of
their search at tlm same time and theyboih
cry 'i'.ureka! I have foinid It 1" .Many
there are who uru Just behind thi'iii. who
had iurued the right course, uud whu
would have mado this tllsi overy a little
The vv illd nr oven t 0 iiu'ver.n Is
our Creator's ensile ; to uncover ami tu
bring to light the soereU of nature, both
physical ami abstract, the object ol man's re
0 ircho -this wo eall a search alter kuuw .
e Ige. The uxvellenco that iilwujs attends
intelligent labor, 'he reward.
If hiij two shall chance to discover thu
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samclruth iC tli' same time, i the result
original wllb either)' I 'an no Ide.i be prop
irl) t'iruieil nrlgiu il that Is cumiuuu In tvtu
uiliuls, nr miy exist In more than oner
Thiil none ol iu,w 11 never think any
thing others have 1101 iilreu'lv though', Is not
possible so long as the umtei-e 1 cm tins un
exhausted; bill that wo uiav .my one ot us
even discover a theory or lib 1 that nu one
hut olllsfllvr mild even hate ills j it ered -lu
shoil, that we have 11 creative I ciiltv.wa
do 110 bellevr.
'I her l del the one Mipr me llelng tu
Whom nil I'.P wntulviis nf the utihcr-n
Hid kiniwii;iiur tin we believe man win titer
ii ihipreheiiil them al'. for this wuii'd Implv
a limit In the Intlnltj; luitju.t In iimpurtlnii
ms we are earnest, lull mill students, will
Ihe sublime truths of creation come w llliln
our oti'iircheiislon ; and Hie more results f
thl ' kind achieved, the vvl-cr will vve he 111
particular, und mankind iu general.
lilt 1. II tHUKt.l.,
Class of JH7I, grsdujted .lune
Cairo High chi.n.
Song by ilrs. Jnn. M. Linsdun, bill
liantly sung and loudly appUuded.
Oration by Geo. W. Houdrtckt 00
"tho Nlnettt'intli Century,'' This was
original lu thought and wat well deliv
ered. Kisay by Mils N'sniiie MuKim.
VN OLTI.OOK ON TIIK rt'TUHR.
Years ago. In dlllereul psrls nf our Und, a
number of little children with jotliil eager
nest nnd brh;ht anticipations started out In
Ihe search ul knowledge. Although us thsy
proceeded, the wvj' became rougher and
gradually morcdilhcillt. thu prospect widen
ed, became grander aad more attractive,
atoning by promise of future beauty fur all
present dryness and munstont.
These children, knowing notbtnx of c.irh
other then, were influenced bv tbe same
motive, the strong, deeply rooted desire for
education Thelrclllef thoughts werccentrr
ed la school duties und school pleasure-, and
bite ot html V and desire to excel grew with
Ihelr growth, strengthened with their
Some, perhaps nil oi'tlifin, cunlldently ex
pected to ll ul -1 1 their regular course of -ludy
tt here it It -a. I been commenced, but It soon
became apparent that I'rovlilcnce bad other
end In view lor them, and one by oud, led
by that uii'cen hut re!tles agency, they
tlllletly separated themselves from thefr
early cninninions, each, still unknown lo the
others with me panic o 1 ect una ile-lliiatloii
in view. Here, then thev became known tn
each other as schoolmate and elassina'es for
a brlel time. Here was placed before them
the highest advantages lor sillily
here ineir vaguo incelinile plan
lor tho lilture began tn lake lorin mis
eolorln; und as each one, looking on belore,
discerned suniep irllculur object he wl-hed
tn grasp, mine culling for which he imigined
he pns...P.cd a tu'i iit .waiting dev liupment,
tact -tarieu ouiwiin moro man oruinary
riiergt and determlnatlnii. .Manyof tho num
ber win begun in tbe united effort of the
ela-ss "tainted by Ide way," or turnril aside
llin pieasauicr puna lullg lieloru llieir ill
Jccts were nttalnetl, leaving a few who, after
continuing togeti.er for a Utile w bile longer.
parted, Pi enter upon those duties for which
met huii'intcii loiiuaiuy uu in-eive..
I pon leaving school utlbls time tbev be
gin In realize what so puny have realized
before tboiu, curiously enough, during the
nsi moments 01 their school lib-, how en
tlrely their education had depended on their
own euoti-, now me secret 01 hu tueir suc-co-s
lay nut In their aiivatitnges iwlilch vvrrc
great,) alone, hut lu icllng upon and turn
ing in uccuuui nop jriuiiiucs as iiipr pre
seiited tln ul-i hes III the eoncelltrat un of
Ihelr thoughts nu the one object und In the
economical u-e ot Ume, ami Ibe sauilest re-
eollecllun nf their schonl davs was, and ever
will he, the remembrance of time lost - of
onnnrtimltles urg ecled.
over having been formally disband d,
hut simply scparatctl, each un his own
thoughts and purposes intent, they
uru railed together to-day, suuie from a
short hut very real experience of life
to unite Willi those who havn been dent
fled with the tchool up to tho present time,
(orutinulloruiiil leave-taking, a- the, clan
The position we occupy at pre-cnt seems
in tie u peculiarly laturuiiie one ror a enim,
unlet survey uf the future, an outlook ou the
way I lint vet lies hefuni u, astimlng what
we have etciy right to assume, tliat our
future will be Jii't wli-t we msko It that
we have nur thare nftbo talents anilc.uubll
Ities tli. trlbuted among the members uf tho
Asw stand here, I ten, looking oul Into
thn misty future, wc s,.f( ,my riutllncd
befnrn us, linich dlversily ofsrenerv. Hern
and there me high grounds ol" Invalid
prosper! j, tho shady, inviting paths of
woriiiiy success an 1 ailiancemen , while
nil along aru tbe bright, green, sunnv sj(,ts
ol social fricniLhlp and brotherly love. In
terspersed with all these, scattered about
among them, rough and rugged places nn
our iojiI, vvu see trouble and disappoint
ment, care, failure and grid, which serve,
however, not only to cause a slight, slit tak
ing sudcess In nur heurls, us we gaze, but lo
add strength and grandeur to the scone
which spreads out far In furo u, even lo the
bores ol thulntiulte.
We, ul course, do not expect nr dolre to
follow the mine path through
th" fptii-c. Indeed we enmo together,
to-dny. manifestly fur tho p'urpo-c
of blddlrig curb other farewell belore separ
at ng to lollow our chosen vvavs iu life. How
lar tiiey may He npart. how vvhlely dim rent
Ihey may be, will depend altogether upon
niirdillcrcnt )iiture,nnd dispositions. Our
Into o'slndy bus been in common, hut in
the application ol thn knowledge obtained
by that -tudy nur various til po.ltlnns will
assert themselves. Somo uf our number
poses that ambition thnt will make thu
11100th well beaten walls of Ilfu appear in
siill'orably tetllnits and profitless, (list will
cause them tu u-cend into 11 higher, moro
ruggea plane, wheer their inor.d energies
will reeelv e "11111 cxenie. be tested constant y
aid fully, bW:viiig thai vigorous exercise
. us.es eiitlai to the growth of the mind as
of tho body. Tliey uppesr, also, tu have a
vug e hope that in this morn stormy uud
p i Huns region into which their ambition
would lead iheiu, Ciey liny llnd a clourr,
purer atmosphere that will not only udd 'it
the heal h of their moral natures but w 11
enable them to discern inure clearly the
hoautvand perfection if the world In which
thnylivn and the peculiar traits and dlioi
It mis nf the H range beings who Inhabit It
The alluring paths nf fashlonab'e life, it Is
said, claim about one half, or nl least 11 lour I Ii
ortho young ludy graduates of our land.
Thcro are four nf us. Which will
II hnt Can It be Unit, were the
opportunity nfftreil, any one of us hero,
to-duy, with the future a clean page before
her, will delate that pnzo with a meaningless
ti roll, when it is In Ii r power to writ') so
many noble uud heautlliil things on it.
What, In tho mean lluio, will she do with
such talents hs have been entrusted to her
carer Wrap them up and Uy litem away lo
render up al the last untouched and with
out usury Surely not, Surely, with uli
our short comings, wo huvu no embryo,
fashionable woman among us.
S me of 1 s liny chuoso less lofty hnlght",
Intellectually, than others, choose more
sheltered ground, whoro they may bu pro
tected still by the stump, yet tender, Inllu
enci) of homo life uud hue, and contented
snd lmppv with these ps.- quietly and
selections, as the stock must be
peacefully nn through life, uudlsturhej b)
the restlcts cruvings of ambition.
iioweicr. ttil. may be, i-hnoin whalevtr
path wo will, we part lo tlsj, homing and
lielletlug (tint when nur llilpi rlfict search
fur truth uud knowledge I. ended and wr
"know even as wu ourolve. are known,"
our paths m y unite a third lime and forever
as wo wanner "in Ibe crien t a-tures and
by tho still waters" ol the "I'alheiUnd."
Hong by Mu. Win, l. Hallid.y, an-
plaudtd very heartily.
rrnf. Alvurd then addrened the gradu
ating class. The addrtis wat a flolibad
proslucilo., full of thought, tlooiiani aod
Clls were made by tbo audienoe for
ipeakers, and ;. Cither, Kq, at
tho requoit of hit colleague on tbe board
of education responded In a timely aad
really excellent short addratt. It wat
lollowed by Hov. Mr. Thayer in few
words commendatory of tbe school and
the educational enterprise of Cairo. Ml.
Oberly closed the exercise, (peaking
briefly upon tbe general tubject of com
mon tchool educatlou.
Mu. KidToa: As I have not Indulges
In tbe pleating recreation uf writing for
the press for a year or twe, you will per
bapt suff.r me to orT.r a few thought,
jutt at the clota ot our public eehooU,
upon one or tw points, that eircum
stances have brought quit proaintatly
to view. And flnt ptrmlt m te refer
to thote Jvry Intareitlng ezereliM tha t
took place on frldty morning latt In th
school on Eleventh itreet, of which Kit
Kogert it th balered aod popular
teacher. It wat your privilege, tlr, to
present to her, an that occasion, in lb
preseace of a crowded auetnbly, a mag
niUcent present at a token of regard and
ettoem from all the patron of tb
The gift was worthily bellowed.
It was a flight testimonial to th real
worth of a truly excellent teacher. I do
not propo to oiler at this late day any
extended eulogy upon that tocsin I tchool
and lit tsacktr. They need no eulogy.
Tbey are too well known and highly ap
preciated by all who have had tbo prlti
Ugiiof lending their ebildrtn there. It Is
tbe first time in my life that I ever knelt
parent lo be torry tbat tbelr children bad
progressed far enough to Uave one tchool
for another. Hut such I th fact. In thl
I am glad to team tbat the board of id
ucation have tuccceded In retaining the
tervicetof Mil Roger. Tbey could not
very well afford to diipemo with uch a
One ftatur mure, vlx. : The
closing exerclsei un Friday afternoon
n Prof. Alvord't rooms on
which occailon tbe frit graduating olett
look their dlplomts.
Those wora rare and most interettiog
coremsnict. The graduating elate emit
ted themselves nobly. Tbe oration and
eisayi were all excellent. Tb muilo wat
tine. 1'rof. Alrord't addratt to tb clats
wat appropriate and beautiful; Ibe re
mark! lrom visitor were tiiuely and in
structive, and In a word all tbe extrciiai
passed most talisfaclorily, redacting great
credit upon the faithful and accomplished
Sjiho other department are equally
worthy of honorable mention and pralts,
Out thl bat already men dona by others,
and I need not prolong thli haitily writ
ten communication by retravertlng ground
already gone over. Tbe astonishing alti
tude of tho mercury uggtti Ih "mtltlng
mood." Uut I (orbssr, A Shctitor.
00, K0KTf"irdcKV M0"ljls:TAIN3.
Illinois Ckntbai. K. K. Co.
Agt's Office, Clro, J un C.
On nnd after thl dato, until Oct. 16, we
will sell excursion ticket from Calroto
Denver, Col., at f 82 60.
C4-C7-61. Jamkb Johmsom, Agent.
BOARD OF THADS, ATTENTION1
A special meeting will be held at tbe
Chamber of Commerce, Monday, the 8th
imt., at 10 o'olock. for tbe transaction of
important business. Samples of new
wheat from Tonnetsee will bo offered at
auction, aad mlllert aro requested to at
Wood RtTTeNHouar Prit.
Koohler & llro will olTtr for tale thl
morning, and als'i to-morrow morning,
somo of tbo best fresh meal ever placed on
tilo In Cairo. They keep nothing but
tho very best ot meats, and all Ibey ask I
a call to be salliflod of thli fact Tbey
do a strictly cash business, and conse
quently c.n Milord to (ell cheaper than
any other meal market In tbe city, '
Tine IlKST. "Win. Ludwlg, barmsi
maker, corner of E'ght itreet and Com
mercial evenue, has tbo betl supply of
Imrnoii, ssddlti, bridle, otc, in Southern
Illinois, und tali them a cheap a tb
Thk largest and bott-lected itock
of FU RN ITU UK for tale at wholoiala
nnd retail by IIKNRY KIOHHOFF, No.
Un, Commercial avenue,oppoilu Seventh
street 74 C-17-3m
AM. tho day boarder In tbe oily can
be accommodated at tho St. Charles
hotel, with flrit ulut board nt leoond clan
raUs, 10 4-19-tf