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THE DAILY BULLETIN,
rj-UIK'SGM.UTlX It published ewymondtitf
(except Monday) In the Itnllelln IMIMIng. cor
ner WashlnKlon avenue and Twelfth Miet.
Tiw JlcttKHK l eerved to city Jubecrlbrrs by
r-lihnd carriers at Twenty-Nre Cents a Week,
payable wckly. IlyMall, (In edvanre), tioper
uioorni il months M thrw month, W onf
month, II 23.
THE WEEKLY BULLETIN.
VublUhed every Thursday mornlnn at 1 45
pr annum , Invariably In advance. 1 he jiontnge
on the Weekly will b pttr'd lhs oMc'
tbM sutwcrlbcrs will obtain It for a ntmcrlptlon
price of 1 year.
t A t k. Y .
IltMlntM Cnlir annum,..- .t (0
Oct aqtuu-ttfne Insertion,
Oneaqaare, two Insertions,,
One i'jtiArf , onf week ..........
ttnt sonare, two Wfk,
One square, tbn weeks,.
One squre, om month,.
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Oat square, one Insertion,
Kach (iitMeUfot Innertlon,....
Q-One Inch la a square.
ffTo regular advertisers we oflVr superior ln
diMtmenU, both as to rata of cluirgrji and nun
Mr of displaying thalr favors. ...
O"fotlr In local ooluran Inserted fr Fif
teen' Cents per line for one lnertlon, Twenty
Cent a line for two IniM-rtloua, Twenty-l'lve
M a line for three Insertions, Thirty-1'ltr
Cent a line for one week, ami Seventy-KUe
CeoU aline fur one monUi,
Ooamonloationa upon subject of iron
ami lateiwat to tho publio aollelted.
8rAll letters should be addmuiei) to
JOHN II. OnKItl.Y,
President Cairo Ilnlktln Comnny.
Keadlaar Matter on Every Pstce.
JOHN H. OBEBIiY, Editor.
Thk Arkansas Smith Is In Washington
iliK i.ouiHVtlle Uourur-Jaitrnal urges
mc organization or a good militia s.Vhtem
Kino Kalak-u had a bilious attack and
could not stop In Chicago on Friday
evening. He will InMct Hie elty on hN
ItEV. llK.vitv C. PorrKit of Xew York
declines being made a bishop. Parochial
obligations In Xew York city bind him to
"Tub small-pox cannot as yet bo con
sidered an epidemic" hi St. Louis, but the
board of health of that city nro anxiously
endeavoring to prevent, It becoming
juuas J.ost?" Two reverend
gentlemen In Murphysboro are about to
.ij . . . . . . . ...
uintun unit iiuporuiui qilCitlOll. V i
have made arrangements to send n JUn,-
Lxn.v reporter to Murphyhboro nnd will
get the news by telegraph as soon as it Is
Am:n all, Ylce-Pre.sldent WIIon will
not preside over tho Senate, nnd Senator
Carpenter will. The vice-president does
not like being made n figure head of, as
he Is, and which Is tho common lot of
dee-presidents ol the Republic. Convc
ient business calls him away from Wh
gton. Political prophets predict that the
ilpubllcans lu Congress will Lake up the
cltl rights 1)111 nod pass It, minus the
inlaid school ctauic. ltodlcals argue
"tlut the WU has uUendy done their nartv
"11 tie mischief it could, nnd that to pans
It nov would only emlmrraw the Denioc
Vice-Pbesiuent U'lLso.v.who. long be
foro he changed Ids namo and became vlco-
ptrsldcnt, was a shoemaker, expresses
pitrposn to resuiiK! oim branch of his
trade this winter. Ho thinks he knows
how to cobble tho Republican party
io uiai ii -win mi us good ns pew mid
wira,wcn an over, lie is willing to
try and -will begin the Job lu Washington
uiinng me present session of Congress,
A reduction In the prleo ofMeephiirrnr
Ix rths on the principal railroad UnesVllI
aimosi certainly take place soon. The
prevailing rliargo of two dollars will I
uecreaseu io one uonar and m ball. .
uus rate, tne Pullman slcejws will still
raakoa large profit. At two dollars a
berth, it Is estimated that a ear, valued at
imy inousanu dollars, pays for itself in
Miis. Makv Clkjimeu Amks, a some
wnamotcu authoress, has been divorced
from her husband. Mrs. Ames Uvea
Harper's Kerry and tho place was uueoii.
genial to Mrs. Ames She tried for two
years to live there, but her life wus In-
tolerable," thereloro n. divorce. .Air.
jraes, who seems to Ikj a man of bust
ness, has alrejidy Induced another lady to
tnl II. ..1 . r . . -
v me jiiiiTOojjirs. aoics, .No. I,
JIKT1HK ago T1IK ItULLKTIN called
Mcm.on w me ract tliat conlldcnco men
nd players of three-card ,nontc were
working the trains of the Illinois Central.
taneuio the attention of
Uio autliorHlcr the road, by (wo pro
Mime) Mr. J. Johnson, agent nttlils city.
The authorities nctctl iiroinptly, Invest!
gated the mutter, nnd have imtctl a cir
cular "to nil whom It may concern," In
which conductor nro forbidden to penult
gaming on the trains. Mr. Mitchell,
general superintendent, very pertinently
says In Ids circular: "If passengers
would rcfuo to play, nnd notify the con
ductor when It Is being done, or other-
wi'u aMU the conductors and olllecrs of
tho company (o suppress gaming on
the train, It would soon be acoompllshcd."
Tun biennial report of the trustws of
the state hospital for the Insahu has been
undented to Gov. Bcverldgc. The InstI
tutloit has been In nxhtence twenty-three
years, and during that perlord 5,074 pa
tlents have been treated. Of these 1,8-lS
have k'en dlcharged, cured, and DM Im
proved In mental condition. The hov
pitnl wus built at lirt to nccoirmiouaw
250 Inmates, but has been enlarged sev
eral time-', and there nro at present 17-i
patients within Its walls. The ofllcers
claim that this Is twenty per cent, more
than can be properly cared for: they ask
for an appropriation of $200,000 for the
two years dating from July 1st, 1874, nnd
$20,000 for repairs nnd Improvements,
Of tho 171 patients In the hospital Xnvcm
berltO, 1874, 2.12 nro males nnd 212 fe
male. The dally average of patients
iltirliur the past two years has !"
nnd the average total expen'n of paHcnts
jkt week $iMd ;ifrrni7(i,nndsuventy-onc
ler cent, of thoe admitted to the hospital
within three months of the first attack of
derangement, are cured; of those admit
ted after six months' derangement forly
llve per cent, are reported cured, butonly
twenty-even per cent, of the caes from
six to twelve months standing ever re-
i new 'professor" has arisen In New
York city. Ills name Is Judd and he Is a
professor of the art of walking. He is now
engageil In thnnttemptto walk live bun.
dred inlles In lx days and a half. He
walks In n large, bare ball, on u narrow
saw dust track, Is lightly dressed and of
courc is well sheltered from the weather,
Judd U described as "a trifle above the
medium mght, omit in many ways
much like tint fastest single-sculler
America ever knew, Walter llrown
me muscies oi ins calves arc
noticeably large, vOille, with strong
thighs and .good loins, and a roomy
though not. remarkable chest, he has
broad, heavy shoulders. The impression
he nt ouco gives U that of a strong, bony
man, with certainly n deal of stay I
him." Judd has struck Into a "four-am!
a-half mile pact;," and this ho adheres to
steadily, holding that lie can make his
scvcnty--even inlles n day with more cer
tainty anil ease than by breaking ocea
slonally Into faster steps. Ten o'clock
on Monday night next Is the hour whlcl
will, witnoss the success of "Professor
Judd," if he does not give up in tho mean
WAR Or RA'Cf.N.
The late battles in thu South between
white people and negroes should be
warning not unheeded of the almost hi
cvltablc conflict of races now threatening
tne jfepuDHc with a new danger.
It Is very true that "war legislates."
and that tho civil war lu this country leg-
Mated tlic bonds oft tho limbs of the
slaves and the ballot Into the hands of the
negro. It is alo true, that In all of tho
Southern States Hie legislation of the war
gave into the hands or carpet
bag politicians nnd their black allies
power they have abused and against
which a reaction is now taking place.
'Ilils condition of affairs might have
been prevented by tho Dcmcratic party
if after the war it iiad become the advo
cate of impartial suffrage ; but it could
not rl above Its old-thne prejudices, and
In resisting universal suffrage permitted
the great curso of Impartial sull'mgo to
Imj Imposed upon nil tho States of the
Union. That tho Democratic party acted
lu this way is not a surprising fact. Par
ties, like Individuals, cannot wlt""f "
llcuii i tiu t ..uuiitiun lucas tuat
have long been adhered to; they must
bo led with much persuasion into new
i.itlis; the Democratic party lias been
thus led and lluds Itself nowin n position
it would havo protested eight years ago
It could not Imj induced to occupy.
Combatting the protesting policy of
tho Democracy, the Kepubllcaus have
gomi too far. Not satllled with giving
to the negro all the rights enjoyed by the
white people or the Hepublle, they havo
fltttuiipUil to lcglstatn him Into social
equality with the wblto nian thev
have become tho apologists of all hi.
crimes they lt:iu Incited him to aumo
airs of superiority, and with Insolence to
demand IhOhomagool tho white jicopleof
the South, over whom bo lias dominated
lor years. .Naturally the white peoplo
nave resented tho Insolence of the
negro; nnd the consequence has been,
Dloodshed. Tho white people, of
the South Hhould not seek to undo the
....... .1... . i .it. . .... ....
wniiii-m mi- iiiniMii 111 wiucn uicy were
deieaicii by the sword; and they shall
not. What should havo been lsono thing;
what ls,W another thing. What Is, cannot
now nc replaced by what should have
been. Until Is necrtheless true, that
tne Idea that the negro Is the ward of th
nation, to be cared Turin anespeeial man
ner, must W abandoned. He must work
onl his own destiny. Ho lias the ballot
he has tho right Io have bis chll
drrn educated at tho publio ex
K'iiM); lie u in every sensu (he
political equal of the wblto muit. These
are facts Io be maintained ; and It Is true,
mar, u no is wormy, m worthiness will
make him also thu social equal of bU
white political brother; but legislation
cannot do Ibis, and the white race will
not patlenily submit to such legislation.
This fact has become apparent since tho
dbeiw-ilon of tho civil rights bill was
commenced. That bill has done mom
than any other "negro-measure" to
awaken, antagonism between the wblto
and black races ; and If (ho policy of that
bill is persisted In, t w ill result to t limits.
advantage of the colored mau almou
lucvltably preclplUto upon the country
a war of races In which tho black nin
will bo crushed. s
The growing wheat crop In this vi
cinity looks well, nnd the farmers are
elated with tho prospect of another
John lloMiouser has hung out a big,
fancy lgn over his store door, so that ho
that runneth may read. It II new store,
new sign, and new goods, lluslness lively.
Another car load of sweet potatoes
went hence to Chicago on the 8th lust.
The car was lined with straw, and pro
vided with a' stove, fuel, and a stoker.
This was the third car load that has gone
forward with a beating attachment.
Joshua Wright killed two hogs, half-
breed Poland-China, a little over a year
old, and weighing respectively 351 and
1)5.1; worth, nt market price, about $00.
The strangeness of the matter Is, that
they cot him less than ten dollars for
lecd. Who, In the hog-ralslng business,
cau !cat these profits?
Since the transit of Venus and tho
change of the moon, the roads are becom
ing good again, and grain hauling, wood
hauling, tic hauling, and hauling lu gen
eral, is tho onler of tint day. Several
pieces ot timber, lorty-two feet 'long and
a foot square, have lieen brought lu for
tlitpmcnt to Chicago; and a lot of black
walnut knots, for St. I.ouls.
I.ontz & Benton distributed some
strychnine in their warehouse for the
benefit of the rats. A dog found some of
It anil became very sick. Au Irishman
undertook to doso him with oil, but tho
patient died on his hands about as sud-
lenly as the snakes nnd toads disappeared
from Ireland under the magical wand of
St. Patrick. "Uegorra, he went
quickly," was the Irishman's verdict,
J lie nut road company have very
generously made n large reduction on the
rate for llour barrels henco to Cairo; and
the coopers appreciate tlio tavor. They
will go to work with renewed eucrgy,and
Increase the production In a correspond
ing ratio. Cairo will buy all that our
live shops can turn out, and they can
turn out a great many of them. The
dulcet notes ol tne adze and driver arc
henceforth to be our music.
A longing for the old home of their
younger days, Induced Jacob Smoot and
his sons, John nnd Aleck, to return with
their families to North Carolina. They
had lieen living In the Karaker neighbor
hood, about thrro inlles cast of here, for
several years, but this fall they sold off
their loose chattels, excepting a team and
wagon each to carry them back to the
land ot the "Sand Lappcrs." They made
thejourney without accident, but the
hopes ofa better country than the one they
Had just left were not realized. Thing
had changed; it was not like the country
that their Imaginations had pictured, and
the cry of the hard times was raging
throughout the land. Their disappoint
ment waxed strong, and they found no
rest till they started on tho return trip
Ihey sold their teams and returned by
rail, reaching hero on last Saturday
Of the person who emigrate from
Southern Illinois, about nlnc-teiiths
sooner or later, lluil their way back. This
should be a lesson that the dissatisfied
mortals should learn, and be able to
profit by tho dearly-bought experi
ence of tho who have tried the emi
grating experiment. The Smoots are
good, honest, hark-worklng men, and
we welcome them back to a land of
ILLIAM It. SMITH, M. S.
BESIDKNCK; No. 21 Thlrttenth atrttt, be
tween Wathlngton ait-nut and Walnut street.
On-'ICK; North Mde of Eighth trt b
twen Commercial ami Washington avenue.
Q W. DUNNING, M. D.
KESinUNCE. Corner Ninth and Wi
urMCBi Corner Sixth ntnwt and Ohio Urtt,
OmCE HOUKS: From C a m. to 12m.. ami
from 2 Io 8 i In.
jyi. W. DLAUW,
OlTlCEi BmUr'H Hlock, (up-italrt) , corner
Eighth Mrcet ami Wa.hlnirton uue
Attorney at Law.
12 1 Ohio !.., ovfr room formerly
cupicd br(Firt National Umil,
jyj-ULKKY A SON,
Attoifiicyw at Law.
OKKICKi ElKjith Street, Uutmii Commer
cial Km! W athlngton Sit cuiim ,
ftri&ff'&T ( CAIHO. H.M.SQ13.
Q.HEEN & GILBERT, "
Attorney and CoiiBNelorw
OKKICKi Ohio I-iet, rooms : l ,mr
III' National JUnk,
William II r.rrra. )
M&nli-.OIilJr!:! CA,"' 1U-'N'01S-
CORNER TENTH STREET AND
T8 pmiamt to Uo all ktu J of Ifoune PalnUng,
city or iurrouutlln
. . iiu onlrrs w:
1,,"-uu,"fJ ai reuoaaoi pri.
ill receive prompt anil pr.
oiul attcuUou Call
New Musio Store.
112 COMMERCIAL AVE.,
MONDAY EVENING DEC. 14
Musical Merchandise of all kinds
at prices to suit tho tlmoi.
JIcMrs. Robblns would announce to
their frlendi and tlie publlcgencrally
that having been, at they trim, .
favorably known through
out Itiln region as deal-
house of W. W.
Klmbull of Chicago, for
the past ten years, they
have concluded to open a Mmlc
Store In Cairo, where they will keep
on hand, and be constiuitlv In rurvlnt ot
everything Io their line desired by their
From the Celebrated manufactory of MAL
LET. DAVIS LO. Of Uo.ton. A ll..n
of world-wide reputation and conildercd
ny an ournoieu muitclana to be tho belt
i-iauo now mane mttie uolted Statei; alto,
GREAT UNION PIANO
Made In Xew York, of which we have sold
over 400 In .Southern Illlnola, giving perfect
The mon perf.-ct and durable Organ ever
mime, mere being now over tW,0UQ In uc.
Kimfcall Orchestral Organ
A very tino lntrument, adapted to IN.
SI KUMENTAL AS WELL AS SACKED
MUSIC, and becoming more and more pop-
A ereat varletr. selected with cre. an
adapted to the wants of our customers, con
slating of all the new and popular muIc o
the day, HO HI VOCAL AM) INSTKU
A Largo Colloction of
Studies & Exercises
FOB THE Vit OF SCH0I.A&I.
Wo would call special attention of teach'
ers io mis uvpaninem oi our mock.
Orders solicited, and rauilc elected
unit and tent by mall, on name term
ui from large cltlet.
We will furnlili our muilc to teacben
the uiual dlicounti will aelect muklc for
your acholan. if you will let ui know the
grade and atylo dealred.
Teachers everywhere are requested to
cuu ui lutir uuuress, anu we win Keep
lueminiormea or me new publication.
MUSICAL MERCHANDISB OP
CTfflBALS, BAND INSTRUMENTS,
OF ALL KINDS, FURNISHED
ALL KINDS OF SMALL GOODS
With hundred) or article la our line, re
titrlnic too much (pace for enumeration,
Of every drserlptlon ou hand, or furnlthaJ
For all Hindu of ImtrumenU.
AU l'lanos fold by ua are warranted Uv
years, and lutlifactlon guaranteed.
PIANOS OR ORGANS
BOLD OH XOVTKLY FATMINTf,
Thin l elnir the onlv reirular Mutln iltnra
nearer tbau Bt. Louii, we hope our fair and
honorable dealing may Induce our frlendi
to autuin ua by t liberal patrotiate.
BOBBINS' MUSICAL BAZAAR,
Leading Journal of Southern
Will steadfastly oppose tho policies ol the
Kepubllran party, and rrfnii to bt tram
melled by the dictation ol ny clique In the
It believes that the Itepubllcan party hn
fulfilled It mission, and that the Demo,
cratle party ai now organized hhoiild be re
stored to powor.
It believes the Hadlcal tyranny that ha
for eeveral yeai uppreed the South
should be overthrown and the people of the
Southern States permitted to control their
It believes that railroad corporation
should be prohibited, by legislative enact
ruents from extorting and unju.tly diicrlm-
luatlug In their biulue.. transactions with
It recognizes the. equality ot all men be
fore the law.
It advocate! free ronrtlirw tariff for
it advocate resumption of specie py-
meat, and honest payment of the public
It advocates economy in the administra
tion of public affairs.
AS A NEWSPAPER
The Ilulletln will publish all the local news
o ;Calro, and a variety of Commercial, Po
litical, Foreign and Oeneral News, and en
deavor to plsaa all taste and Interest all
Is a thirty-two column papsr, lnrnlfhed to
subscribers for the low price of
$1 25 FEB YEAH,
Postage prepaid. It Is (he cheapest paper
In the West, and Is n pleating Fireside
Visitor and Family Companion,
Cannot fall to see the unrivaled luduce
meiiUotreredliyThe Ilulletln In the way
of cheap and profitable advertisements.
f ? s ?
MIRO CITY CONFECTIONERY
PHIL. H. SAUP, Proprietor.
Corner Eighth St. and Washington Avo.
BAB NOW THE LARGEST STOCK
AND IS SELLING 20 PER
OALTION -lioiiotlMivol(lciin1lliMliitlut.:l.eiiVi.torer llinMimmirand are tal Alio
aralotonrttHght r.tcry kixomkM lorontaln Ite poumN nM. or .ix oiimea over live
pouo.U Thef ( C , l Ihf r.nly .lc In ,iilli'rii llllii'il vrhT j.m can K'l h (ompltle iitt
Fresh Baltimore Oysters Received Daily
rOR SALE. AT WHLOLESALE OR RETAIL.
MEN'S AND BOY'S
FURNISHING GOODS, MOROCCO BAGS, &C
Is now propared to show one of tho most su
purb stocks ever offered in this community.
He will not be undersold.
SHE HATS A SPECIALTY!
Gentlemen desiring hats of a precise fit
can have the measure of their heads taken to a
hair, and their head gear made to order in the
latest fashion and finest style.
79 OHIO LEVEE, CAIRO, ILLS.
EDMUND HUEFNER, Proprietor.
54 OHIO LEVEE, CAIRO, ILLS.
This house contains 35 good rooms.
Travelers will always find tho best accommodations.
A trusty watch for
i . i- j
Corner' Ohio Levoe and Sixth Street,
HARRY WALZEH, Proprietor.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
T. B. SULLIVAN,
MEDICINES, CHEMICALS, &c.
ALSO, A FULL LINE OP
TOILET AXTD FAXTCY GOODS,
162 Commorcial Avonuo, botwoon Ninth nml Tonth Stroota,
Wo lmvo replenished our Joli Printing Ollice with
many fonts of new typo and have orders out for other
fonts of tho latest popular styles. Wo are determined
to eHtabllsh tho reputation of our ofliee for lirst-class'
work, and make our prices so low that tho most onthu
siaatie patrons of foreign cities will bo compelled to ad
mit that we do work at lower prices than any othor of
iico in the country. Mr. Oborly, admittod to be one of
tho host practical job printers West and South, has
assumed personal supervision of tho job printing do
partmont, and will ondoavor to givb satisfaction to our
OF CONFECTIONS IN EGYPT
CENT. LOWER THAN ANY
ti'ains and boats day and
- . .
MEALS AT ALL HOURS.