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THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1874.
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JOHK H. OBHLY. Kdltor and Publhher
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lUmAtmu matter on Tf ry pim.
It U announced that Gun. William
T. Sherman arrived at St. Louis laet
Monday and has gono into cauip at tho
Congress will probably abolish tho
district of Columbia government. In
vestigation has shown it to bo a sink
hole of corruption. T - "
tcrmincd to appoint a committco of
two senators and two representatives to
doviso and roport a plan of government
for tho district to tho next congress.
Tint now Secretary of the Treasury,
Bristow, has rnado several important
changes in tho department. In outer
ing upon tho discharge of his duties
ho has given cvidonco that he has tho
ability to manago tho department with
skill and tho moral courago to" bo
honest and to root out tho thieves thai
bad boon gathered together under tho
protecting wing of Richardson. It
is to bo hoped that ho will continue to
walk in tho samo path until the end.
Tho president is a remarkable man
"one of tho most romarkablo men in
tho world," as we Amoricans say. It was
eomctiroo ago fashiouablo to denounco
him as a lucky idiot, who had stum
bled to success on tho field and by luck
had been enabled to ehino in the cabi
net. Ho was no true democrat who did
not denounco Grant as an ass whilo ho
was a soldier, and who rcfusod to pro
nounce him a fool when ho became
president. Tho democrat who dared
to assert that Grant was one of our
greatest men was read out of tho party
and denounced as n radical. For
11 time, tho enemies of
Grant woro euro Rawlins controlled
him; when Rawlins died, Washburn was
supposed to have something to do with
managing tho figure head of tho re
publican party, as Grant was called by
tome; theu public opinion gavo the
credit of his management to this and
that man. Manager after manager wa
disposod of and still Grant kept
tho even tenor of bin way, until tho
genoral opinion was that Morton con
trolled mm leu mm by tho noso was
entitled to tho credit of making him
walk in tho paths of political success.
Morton too, began to bcliovo th'iB ;
and with General Logan attempt
ed to lead the president
among financial pitfalls and induce
him to Consent to inflation. Ho ic
fused ; thoy threatened ; ho smiled, and
is now engaged in crushing them and
all their adherents as ho crushed
Greeley, Sumner, Sehurz and tho lib
erals who followed them. Ho will
never again allow "Morton to put that
in 5" and, as for Logan, ho will with
out doubt, destroy that gentleman's
usefulness in tho republican party. It
ii a significant fact that already tho
managing radical politicians of this
state, overjwhoin Logan lately had
great power, aro turning thoir backs
upon their former leader, and arc
shouting for tho president.
Wo do uot know a re
publican in Southorn Illinois
who is openly in favor of Sena
tor Logan in his financial conflict with
tho president certainly not ouo of tho
influential republican can now bo in
duced to say ho is a Logan man. Even
Maj. Munn, who followed Gen. Logau
with great dovotcdnoss for inauy years
who woro his hair as tho general
woro his; cultivated moustaohes of tho
out of tho general's, and on tho stump
.ruaruu wiui uio general's voico, used
tho general's gestures and spoko the
words tho geueral dictated, slyly sneord
ut tho senator and is loud in praising
tho president. For Mr. Clements,
Senator Logan's dutiful henchman
the president's friends have tho utmost
contempt, and only tho president cau
induoo them to support him for re-elec
tion this fall.
itr lit a -
no nave uenovcu lor years that
Grant waa a groat man in peace as well
8 in war, and the more we sec of him
the strongor this opinion becomes. Ah
rwljUcun ho was uot
Douglas; ho haa as strong a hold upon
hit admirers M.Clay had on his ; ho is
as inflexibla as Calhouu, and, lias all
th pluck; of Johnson. Danger
out to ' tho public wel
fare bo may U wroug in his polit .
ioal affiliations wo know him to bo
but wo doubt that lie i tbo nin-
bilious and daricerous man ho lias
been pronounced: and wo know that
any other republican prcsiueuv uu,u
havo wandered off into moro pornicious
policioa than ho has. Tho party
opposed to Grant and tho radicals
Qbght to succeed, but it will not aid
tho opposition in their effort to got in
to power to donounco Grant as a fool.
If they arc wiso thomsolvos thoy will
giyo him credit for great ability, aid
manage their campaign accordingly.
MUNN AND CLEMENTS.
Majok Munn'a friends aro anxious
that ho shall bo tho republican candi
dal for congress in thin district, and
an effort; Urbominafc him will proba
bly bo made. Tho few friouds of Mr.
Clemonts who say anything about this
movomout, nsscrt that tho usages of
tho party entitled him to a nomination
for a second term. To this, Major
Munn'a friends reply that Mr. Clem
enla is, in tho first place, a cypher in
tho.houso, nud, in tho second placo,
tint fold aftor tho ignh'fatuut of in
flation has pinned his fortunes to
Senators Logan and Oglesby and is en
deavoring to bring discredit upon tho
administration ; that, therefore, ho is
not entitled to rc-nomination and
ought to bo retired. To tho threats of
the scattering Clements men,
that tho great displcasuro of
Messrs. Logan Si Co. will bo visited upon
them, the Munnitcs respond, that thoso
gentlemen havo about reached tho ond
of their tether that they threatened to
romove Mr. Gcorgo Fisher from tho of
fice of survoyor of th'iB port, because ho
has persistently, from tho commence
ment of tho financial discussion, oppos
od inflation, but that thoy did not do so,
becaupo thoy could not; that tho Munu
men will tako tho conscouoncos of
standing steadfastly by a republican
president, who is faithfully adhering
to republican pledges made again and
again in Btato and national platforms, in
congress, from tho stump and through
tho press. And thus tho controversy
stands at tho present writing.
In justice to Major Munn wo should
say, bo has had nothing to do with the
inauguration of this movomont in Iub
interest ; ho declares ho is satisfied with
his present position, and that
policy requires the ronomina-
tiou of Mr. UlonienU that ho
is not and will not bo a candidato lor
congress. Wo havo no doubt ho is
honest in making these declarations
that ho means what ho Bays ; but being
invited to run for congress is so much
like being invited to drink on a hot
or cold day tho invitation
can bo refused only with tho
greatest difficulty ; it is there
foro probably that Major Munn
will, if the surrouudings aro favorable,
bo liko Julia when sho was wood by
Don Juan, consent while saying: "No.'
Mr. Pope, who is really tho porson
of modest moin who controls, without
1 seeming to do so, tho republican party
I of tu8 district, is very circumspect in
his utterances ; ho is closo as an oyster,
but there la tho dovil in li is sly eyo ;
ho is a strong veto man, nu uncompro
mising anti-iullationist, nnd bolicvcs if
tho issue wcro boldly made boforo the
peoplo in this district the prcaidont
would be sustained by a largo majority.
Whothor ho will concludo to have
this issuo mado in the republi
can party of Egypt remains to bo seen.
At prcsont his voico is for peace, but
wc arc sure his thought aro on war
iutont, and it is just possible ho may
conoludo to slaughter Mr. .Clements.
If ho should conoludo to do it beforo
tho republican convention, Major
Muuu, will, without doubt, bo tho re
publican nominco for congress in
this district ; if he determines to not
do so until aftor tho nomination has
been made, tho opposition candidate
will bo elected ; if ho concludes, at tho
flattering instigation of Senator Logau,
to not rhetorically tako Mr. Clement's
Bcalp because of that gontle
man's greater dovotiou to Logan
vi ram, urn gen
tleman may squeeze into con
gress again, nnd havo auothcr term in
which to work out tho problom of,
now to make navigation on tho Ohio
at tho Grand Chain safe by tho uso of
dogs as beacon lights at night and
bouys in tho day timo, a problom to
the solution ol whloh ho has becu un
8uccnsrully devoting his giant intel
lect, whenever Souator Logan, whoho
political lacquey he is, baa had no uno
THE WIDOW'S PHOTE8T.
One of tho saddest things that ever
camo uuder ray notice (said tho bank
er's clerk) was there in Corning during
tho war. Dan Murnhv enlistod as a
private, atid fought very bravely. Tho
boys all liked him; and when n wound,
by-and-by, weakened him down till
carrying a musket was too heavy work
for him, they clubbed togother uud
iixed lam as a Hutlur. IIo mado
monoy then, and neut it always to his
wno to bank tor him. olio was a
washor and ironor,i and know enough
by hard cxporionco to koop money
when ehe cot it. Sho didn't waste a
ponny. On tho contrary, sho began to
got miserly as nor bank account grew.
Sho griovod to pait with a cent, poor
creature, fer twleo in hor hard-work
ing lifo she had known what it was to
be hungry, oold, friendless, sick and
without a dollar in tho world,
and sho had a haunting dread of
suffering so again. Well, at last
Don died; and tho boys, in testi
mony of their esteem nnd rospeot for
him. tclecraphod to Mrs. Murphy to
know if sho would liko to havo him
embalmed and sent homo ; when you
know tho usual custom was to dump a
poor dovil liko him into a shallow nolo,
and then inlorin his friends what had
bceomoot him. Mrs. Murphy jumped
to tho conclusion that it would only
cost two or thrco dollars to ombalm
hor dead husband, rind' bo sho telo
graphod "Yes." It was at tho "wako"
that tho bill for embalming arrived
nnd was prosentcd to tho widow.
Sho uttorod a wild, sad wail that
pierced ovory heart, and said : "Sivin-ty-foivo
dollars for Btoofliu' Dan, blis
ter thoir souls 1 Did thim divils sup
po?o I was goin' to start a museum,
that I'd bo dalin in Buch oxpinsivo
not a dry oye in tho houso
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS NORMAL
UAitnOKDALE Jackson County, 1
May in, 1874. J
On condition that Milllelont number ot
oung persons desire, and nro willing to
contribute a very small sum toward defray
ing expenses i-ay two hundred at foil
dollars each a Normal Institute will be held
in tho now building, commencing July l,thu
day of dedicating tho butldlnge,aiid continue
till July 31. Tho Principal of the L'nlvcrelty
will have charge, and tho members of
tho faculty Will glvo tho main part of the In
struction. At leat ten lectures will bo given
and, If tho cash contributed Is sullicient, the
best men of this ttutc a Missouri and Indi
ana, will bo brought In fur these lecturer.
If not more than 0110 hundred and ltfty at
tend, tho peionsl contract with the Instruc
tor will be greater and the prollt more ; and
as tho expense of the Institution will be tho
ame, tho fee thould be tlvo dollar. If three
hundred Attend, the fee could bo reduced tit
At the state legislature, makes 110 provli'
lens for paying tho expenses of mill an In
titute, ho desirable to and valuable to public
Southern Illinois, add another favor to tin-
many they havo already done the coiuitm
nlty, and give this announcement several
gratuitous insortloD In n good place, and
call the attention ot teachers to It r
Let all who wish to attend, tend their
names at once and not later than June 20,
prox to Or. Kobra, secretary of trustccs,of
Southern Illinois Normal University ,Carbon
Good board cau be had in Carbondale at
N. 11. The Institute cannot be held with
less than one hundred and Ufty who will pay
five .lollar- ach. HoIlKKT AUYX,
Principal of Faculty.
I take pleasure in calling
the attention of the public to
my fcsli and full stock of
new and elegant Furniture, at
my Furniture and Matrass
Factory, corner Seventeenth
Street and Washington Ave
nue. My stock embraces
Bedsteads, Wadrobes, Bu
reaus, Sideboards, Wash
stands, Tables, Chairs, Bug
gios, Matrasses and, in a word,
all that is useful or orna
mental in my line.
This being the only manu
factory of Furniture in this
city, I propose offering better
goods at lower prices, and
have made a large redxtion
in the prices of &11 my goods.'
Cad) and examine my stock
And secure an outfit of choice
Furniture. To the wholesale
trade I offer special induce
ments. Note tho place
Corner Seventeenth Street and
Washington Avenue, Cairo, Ills,
Wholesale; and Ketail Dealer in Fur-
uituro nud MatraFbCfl.
FINE MILLINERY GOODS
til KM I Nl'HINM CJOODN
MRS. M. JACKSON,
(Formerly Mrs. awanden,)
announce tbtrt nbo b&s nut; opened a larg
uwiimeni 01 mo
Millinery (J001U to bd toumi 111 tno market
Sho will keep on hand
Hath, Honnkth, Klowkiih, Kiiiiiohu,
Dhkhm Tuimmikoh OV A 1.1. KlKDH,
LiiiiKH Fubnihiiino (ihiiih, Notions,
Ooli.akm, Unkkkhi.kkvkh. lturw,
And all kooiU found In millinery Moron, nil
ol which will bo dlipoHed ot at the lowcht
cash jiriceH. Mr. JuckKiu reapecltully
ukH a continuation of tho jmtaonao which
ban been no llbi-t ally buwuiowod upon her by
the ladle of Cairo and thu vicinity.
Cairo 'Box ana Basket Co.
L IT M 3 E E
AM. KINDS, ItAItl) AND burr,
Keep constantly on Inud
Mill and i'nrd
Conner iUth Street
and Ohio Lovoc.
WALL & ENT,
Manufacturers and Dealers In
GREEN AND SEASONED
LUMBER AND LATH,
1'01'LA.H.OAK, OYPltUH, ASH, GUM
AND COTTON YVUUD, bUlt
DKKB3KU l'INK, Abll AND 101'
LAll rLOOKINO, UKILNO AND
Klf'Oflec at caw milt on corner of Tw en
ty-.-ceom street and Ohio l.evco.
Ft. SMYTH & CO.
No. CO Ohio Lcveo,
B. F. PARKER,
(Sueccsstr to l'arkcr & IMakc,)
I) cider In
PAINTS & OILS
And the celebrated Illuminating
Urois' Uullding, 11th fit. & Oomercial Av.
Boot & Shoe
Iletweee Tenth and HcTcnth 8trctt,
li prepared to All t-is-m without delay.
Ho hat. a Dei; btoclc of mrcrtcd leather on
hand.Juttuxelvcd froBMuticrk, and hat
jmt down the prlcin to e Joct notch.
C. H. WHEELER,
WOOD ASD GOAL
OKKJCE AM VAIID,
10th St lit. Wuhingt'.: h Commercial Ave.
A lare wpply of fituburg and Hlg
Muddy coal conttantly on bind. Ktove
wood Hawed to order. Oidern for ceal 01
wood thould bo left at lit oLIce on Tenth
Ureet. Ttrvn, tnb on duery.
K. MAXWKJiL & CO.,
i'.inutv.tjrcr and Dei.tm In
MACHLN'K & 13L7KNTG OILS
A AKenU lor the
No. V9,'X0'U .Maine Hlrect,
ICE. ICE. IGE.
THOMAS SPROAT So SON
Wholemo nnd Itetall Dealers iti
l'"HB LAKK IOK,
Cairo, Illlnos, nd Columbus, Kentucky.
Cairo olllrt at lliilen .t WIIsoii'k, corner
Tuellth strt.t and Ohio luveu.
AVo Will rm an Ico waK'in throiitfliont thu
ti-ason, d HirliiK puro Isko Ice In liny pnil
of tho cllyai thu luwukt market prii'it, uud
rlll olhK fun Uli our friends ouUide thecdly
with Ico bv tie rake or car load, packed in
saw duct, lot thlpinent to uny dlstaneu.
II. WAUDNKK, M. D.
H. J. STALKER, M. V.
OIlli'M on.) ronldeuue 111 Commrclal Ave
next door to thu Athuneuni. el-lli-t
THE CAIRO CITY
Are prepared to supply customer
wan mo ijosi
I.EAVK OKKF.US AT
irrrllalllday llro.'s olllco. No. TO
fflr-TT At Kirviitlan Slllli; or
KdtAt thu coal dump, foot ol
Special Indttcements to Largs Coasgmsrs
n. n. I'hlalicwouti. i j. riitotlcrroo.l
THISTLEWOOD & CO.
Flour, Corn, Oate, Jlay, &c.
No. 73 oiiio i.i:vi:i:,
COFFEY, HARRISON & CO.,
(Successor to l. llurd ft Son.)
ri.OUB.OKAin AND HAT,
No 03 Ohio Levoo, OAlltO, ILLB
NEW YORK STOxlE,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
LABOIIT VABIBTT 1T00E TW TUB C1TT
GOODS SOLD VEKYOLOBK.
Oorntr of tBdtMntta atrt aaa Com
C. O. 1'ATIKK
II E IN NTIIX I.IVIHU AND IK CA1K
Ills offlco anddlpcnsirj' at
NO. 22 EIGHTH STREET,
Uct. Commercial and Watmngton avonuee
It Is true, the doctor Is ono of the oldest
pbyalclans of tho nlacc, and his diploma,
tbat hangs In his olllec, ahowa that ho hat
been 32 yean In the profesaion. II 0 la doing
a larger ofllce pravtlce than any other phy
sician, treatln); all kinds of chronic dleoasoa
ot the human ayatcm, hucIi as old ulcers, and
all disease of the aktn, bumora and blood
poliona; also dlaeaseB of the throat; also
all dlseaaes of the eyes of yoara standing
also artlHclal eyes Inserted ; fistula cured
without tho use ot a knito ; cancers cured
by;tho application of medicines; pimples on
tbo faco removed; all urinary diseases
cured ; all forms of venereal and prlvato
ilUeaescured In tho ahortcft time ; eemla
weakness and self-abuse cured In a shor
It Is self-evident that a physician treating
cases for twenty-two years acquirca great
All consultations conlldcntlcal, In person
or by lettca.
medicines furnished at offlco In
fO-23 tf.l Dii. David IIultz.
m ALL ITS BRANCHES,
DR. DAVID PARKINSON,
Having located In Cairo, solicit the pat
ronage of thoo denlrlng Dental Work.
Having been over twenty yearn &ucco.&fillly
engaged in tho study nnd practice of Dentin
try, I" all Its various branches, ho feels Jtistl
lied In saying that full wills! action will be
.til Worli WAUHA.NTHI) Hniuriiciory
Inference", Diplomas and Tostlmnnlali
(rucly oxhlbltid when desired. Dr. Turk
niHon Is ju eparedto make
UOI.I) AM) SILVER l'LATE,
ENClUSH AND AMERICAN PL A
TINA, AND CELLULOID BASE
to mount artificial teeth on ; making a line
sulislllittu when Nature falls. KX'J'ltAOT
IN(1 and I'LIJUUINC done In it workman
like manner, nlteii saving tho teeth for Hie,
Charges reasonable, Kxtraetlltg 00 cents,
Hllvrr tllllngs r-0 cents.
Otlllco room In W. fl. Crry'a llulldlng,
Corner Sixth street nnd Coinuicrclalaveiiuu
trJTKntraiico on Sixth stroet.
CARRIAGE & WAGON
MAN UF AC T U R E B .
Sixth St root nud CoiiiiiioitIiiI Avenue,
.SptTliil attention given to llonsK Siiou
i.nu and Keueral repairing. Ul-O-a If
Jobbers and Retailers of
Chemicals, Patent Medicines, Porfuinory, Soaps, Hrushcs,
Toilctt Articles, Druggist's Fancy Goods, Collier White
Lead and Other Grades, Paints, Colors, Oils, Varnishes,
Window Glass, Wax Flower Material, Tube Colors, Dyo
Stuffs, Etc., Etc., Etc,
Wo Solicit correcpondonce and orders Irom DrUKKlsU. l'hyolclana and (lencral Btoraa
In wantof (IooiIh In our Mno. Steamboat. lManUthm and Kamlly Medicine caica turn
lulled or Helllled with itellablo Drua at ltcanonublo Hates
WHOLESALE & RETAIL,
74 Ohio Lovoc.
(Hale 1'ropricter of the St. Nicholas Hotel)
Has become SupcriutcnJout of the
CORNER SIXTH STREET AND OIIIO LEVEE.
Mr. Walker having taken chargo of this old and well-known houso, will at
once give it a thorough renovating, and put it in first-elans order for the recep
tion guests. Mr. Walker will welcome his old customers to tho new hou.e, and
will alwayfl be glad to seo thcrn.
First-class Day Board 20 per Month.
HARRY WALKER, Supt.
SO Ohio Levee - - CAIRO, ILLS
EDMUND HUEFNER, Proprietor.
The Planter's IIouso is located on Ohio Lcrco Street in
CLOSE PROXIMITY TO RAILROAD DE
POTS A1STD STEAMBOT LANDINGS
And in the Center of tho Business l'orlion of tho City. Tho Houfo is new
and coniploto in all its appointments. Tho rooms, are largo and airy, besides
being elegantly furnished and carpeted. Guest- will reccivo courteous treat
ment and the best of accommodations.
Transient Guests 82 per Day. Day Uonrdors S20 per Month.
A Trusty Watch for Trains and Boats Day and Night.
WILLIAM. It. SMITH, AL D.
UKHlDKUCK-No. 31, TWrleentU street
hetwetn WiwUI"Kton htuhuo and Walnil
treat, Olllee l'id commercial nvoniio, up
11 11 vi
RETAIL & PHEiCRlPTION,
Wnslilnirlon Aye, cor. Eighth St.
Hit. WM. HALL'S
Balsam for the Lungs
THK OKEAT AMEKIOAN CON
Consumption U NOT an lncurblo dlsoaee.
I'hyBljIans nsnuro us this laet. It is only
ueco.aary to havo tho lllyut ltcmedy, and
tho torriblo malady cau bo conquered.
Hall's Balsam Is this Eemody.
II broakB up tho ntglit.8weata,reiicvei tlie
oppreKHlvo tJghtncxg across the lungs, and
tic uU tho larceratod and excoriated surface!
which thoAcnom ol tho dlseaso produces.
WHILE LIVE LASTS THERE IS HOPE
It may not be too late to ctrect a cure oven
alter tho doctors have given you up
Hall's lltlstm Is sold everyyvhero, and
may bo had at wholesale of the Proprietors,
JohnF. Henry. Curran Co.. at their
Great Medicine Warehouse. 8 and 0 College
JL'Jaco. New York. Price f 1 per bottle.
Hull's JlaUam is also a sure remedy for
CoURtis, Colds, rhcumonn, Bronchlttif,
Asthma, Spitting of lilood, .Croup, (Vhoop
iu Cough, and all other dlsealcs ol the rei
Also Proprietors of Bcoyill's Wood and
Liver Syrup.Curbolle Salve.Kdey'srTroches,
Oxygenated Bittern, Mott's Liver Pills. Ac,
JOHN If'. HKNHV, CUUltAN CO ,
HhihII) CoIW'ko Place, Mow Vork.