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Reading nll4r on 11 very IMgo.
JOHN II. ODEHLY, Editor.
Moo.nky's mining bill lias been detent
cd, and Mooucy vrecp. It was tho an
Pi. atup. attacked tho Copperas Creek
dam the other day, ami poured ii'Mlnst II
during ten minutes a Hood of ilouuuuc,
but ho did not wash It away.
Bon HiuiMiiits wants to Fell nil lite
"rlsrht, title and Interest" In and to tlie
business nml mntcrlal ot the Columbus
(Ky.) Dispatch printing olllcc.
Tiir. Senate Coininltteo on Election
nas reported mat senator .nnr.liiill vn
elcctitl by Illegal vojtrs and that Mr.
I.elirlti?, Dciiioerat. Is entitled to his .seat.
Tkmiscia Vasquez, the most noted
California bandit Mneo 1853, has just been
executed at ban Jose, In that States, nftei
a wild and desperate life of twenty yean-
or outlawry, robberies and murder. 111
tlrst murder was committed In 1851 and
since that period he has been Instrumen
tal In helping thirty-seven persons out oi
life Ix-fore their tltno. After many unsuc
cessful attempt In capture liliu, he xv;
tlnally taki-n. after a desperate struggle,
on tho Nth of last May. His trial occur
red on the nth of January, and ended In hl
being found guilty of murder In tho llr.t
degree am b-lng sentenced to be hung
on the 19th Inst. The particular crime
for which ho sutl'ered was the murder, lor
money, of a Mr. Davidson, at Tus Pinos.
on the 20th of August, 187X Vnuue.
met his death with a bravado worthv oi
his life ; he recited n Latin praver, kNsed
ttic cruelllx, nml the last sight of his fact
fhowodn smile upon his features; tin
drop fell, nml he died In eleven minutes
nlthoiit a struggle or n quiver.
i.onnvr.tfi at NiMtivtJrirr.n.
The State Journal, the llahie-atlllctcd
Kepubllcan organ at Sprluglleld, ehargeh
that Speaker Haines Is a lobbyist. Ti.e
State Jlegiiter, the Haliies-admlrlng Den.
, ocratlc organ at thu capital, denies the
eolt hnpeachment on behalf of ILiiiio-.
and then strikes bank Ur saying : Joli n
L. UeverJdge Is a moit persistent lobbv
Uu He Ignores the dignity which Le
longs to hi olllce. and may be seen a!
nioft any time on the floor of cither
hoW. but'ton-hollii!' inniiihtTs. to n.t
them to vote on his side of the varlou
mcisiires promoted." Then tho Ilegiiter
clinches the nail It has driven by asking
the question : "Is it not strange, thai
wlillo Kepubllcan papers and legislative
correspondents havuhad so much to say
of Mr. Haines' ioboylng. they never feel
called upon to notice Gov. liuvcriil"o'f
Tin: it, xi rnvriAitv.
The investigation of the Statu peniten
tiary by the Iloue committee, has re
eulted in an exposure of some o the short,
coinings onhatlnstltiitlon. it Is "rotten
all through, and tho reformatory knife
must be applied to cut away its corrup
tions. The committee li:n done good
work, but more remains to ho done.
Under Itadic.il administrations an Inves
tigation of tho penitentiary was found to
be impossible. Committees were ordered
to Investigate time and again; hut always
failed to discover anything. Tho Demo
crats on the committee, in some myste
rious manner, were always Induced to
follow the Radicals, and help them cover
up the shortcomings and corruptions ol
that institution. Hut nt last thu truth Is
This is something we did not know,
told to us by thu State Register ; That
son of Henry Ward lleecher, whom Til
ton got a commission In the regular
army after he had disgraced himself In
the volunteer service, was killed by In
dians in 180S. Ho was withaparlyofilfty
scouts, tho whole under command of Oeii.
Sandy I'orsytlic, when tho party va
surrounded by two tliou-and Indians.
Bcceher was shot through the brain. For
sythe wounded twice, and more than hall
the command killed or badly wounded,
but the Indians were kept at bay for four
days, and help then arrived. The scene
of the light Is called Deecher Island, and
th friends oi the young man will be glad
that he died like a soldier, thus escaping
the terrible dlrgraco which lias slneo fal
len on his family
isAMiiii;v oxn, also?
Andrew Johnson lias been called a po
litical fool, a drunkard, nn ass, and all
that sort of thing, by his political oppo
nents, but until lately no ouo has charged
him with dUUom-kty. Ue has been held,
by fou as well as friend, to bu a pure pot
lllcian. Butnt this moment there aro
people i who charge very emphatically
that Mr. Johnson bribed the Shelbv
county delegation to vote for him for Sen".
Cor In the lemus-ee legislature.
Wo believe tho charge to be talso in
fcneral and In detail.
In the tlrst place, we are sure Andrew
Johnson would bribe nobody (0r anv of.
flee. The man who might have had ti,u
Cpplause of the Republican party, ami
have received from It tho presidency of
the United States as hi- own successor, by
ricrilleing his political Ideas, alid reru.ed
to do so; tho man who would touch no
fitt while In oillco nor cotnpomlso his
integrity In any way upon aiyjcoii.ldera-
ion; tho mau wind would
iiu piHics io mo politicians to
obtain tlm Senatorh!p, would not bribo
l the oxt ,,act., t)iero was no ncces
r,VV Jollson should bribe tho
Z ,ti. " y I" ShPlhv
y. , A'"lr,:w Johnson's stronghold.
!S.i ! ,f,,h" ,uWtlon had voted
fpilnst him lor Srnator, it would havo
done co In opposition .o the woho, of a
by majority of tho Shelby comUy
BAD CONDITION OF AFFAIRS AT THIS
llnd ileef. rtml t'oiitrnrl. Unit Mnnnco
liioitt, Ilntl nil l'lirouisli.
he tout or Tttt: rr.NtTr.NTunY aun-coM-
To tho Coininltteo on 1'onltentl.iry Invcs
GnsTLUMr.N The ittulcrslgned, consti
tuting iliu subtummlttco iippoluted by
you to Investigate the management of thu
State penitentiary, at Jollet, beg leave to
report as follows :
In pursuance of their duty, your com
mittee examined u large number of wit
nesses, and herewith submit the evidence
taken by the committee, and the docu
mentary proof Introduced In evidence.
V'oureoininlttee would report that they
have come to the following conclusions
from the evidence submitted :
1. Your committee llnd gross Irregu
laris In thu purchasing of beef for the
penitentiary, under the contract of Uap
pel & Co. This contract was entered In
to on November 'JOtli, 187:1, between Itap
pel & Co. ami thu penitentiary commis
sioners' Cnnlshi'', llalneaml S.iulhworth,
mil It provides that Itappll it Co. flionlil
nirnl-li to the penitentiary three hundred
anil t'orty-tlvu head id' cattle, at such
lines ami hi such quantities as should be
required, ami that sueli cattle should lie
"good fat native steers" ami cows, not
u-s.s than one-third to be native steer.
'ttletly butchers' stock, weighing 1)00
,ioumls ami upwards, for which they
.ere to leeelvu $;J 05 per 100 pounds In
ivelght. TJieeviifence shows that tin to
Vugilst. 1871. tho cattle received Hero noi
ii accordance with the contract ; that the,
attic were poor and Ihlu, and not siinlV
Viittle us are called "buich-rs' stock ;''
hat thu larger proportion wore cows, and
ver one-third of the cows were with
calf; t halt he average weight of the calves
with the bag. taken from the cows when
nilteliered, was sixty pounds; that man v
t the steers were not native steers, but
iJlicrolice cattle; that many were bruised
unl when killed, were covered with, pu
triil sores and unlit lor use ; that some of
Mich cattle were thrown away, unlk. lor
isc, and In some Instances lei I to the i:on-
viets ; that. In some Instance.-, the meat
.vas so putrid that the convicts -otiKi not
a i u, aim nie consequence was tuafu re
volt wa imminent among them. 4
The evidence further showslhatmanv
if the cattle, lutead ol having bejii.twelve
hours oil' of food ami water, asrequired
'yum en, iraei. were unveil ironi tuijoiu
lug pastures to the scales ot the peuiteii-mi-,,
ami received In such condition.
Hie evidence also shows that the master
f the peiillentlarysJiad knowledge of the
quality of the beet solundshed. and that
io I'cbalcuicnts or reduetioiis were niadu
in the contract. Upon MaJorMcClaugli-
ry entering upon ins (iiities as warden,
the bad cuttle were ivpo-tcil, anil iiu more
iail beef wai fed to the convicts.
That a large quantity ol hav and
vood Was lilllll-ilcll to thu iiiMihi'iill.ire
not In acconlanco with the contract, lor
do uciaiis of wnlch we ivfer to tho evl
l our committee llnd the follnwhi'? Ir.
ivgnlaritles hi the contracts made by tho
penitentiary commissioners for the manu
facture of tobacco and cigars. The rec
ords of the penitentiary (copies of which
vo herewith submit) show that, on Sep-u-mber
11. 187U. tho commissioners en
tered into a contract with. I. U. Fuller fur
thu mannlaetiiro of eighty thousand ci
gars per day by machinery, ami for which
they were to receive S.t.'Jj pur tliou-and,
ami 2 cenu per pound for other niauutae
iii red tobacuo. l'ho eoutraci was to tuko
.ll'eet J.umary . 1871, and extend to.lau
uary 1. 1870. On November l, 1871, .1.
it. McKay entered Into the contract as a
partner ol . 1. 1 Killer. On September
i.i. ioi.i, ,i. y r iiner, ami Held ,v Jones
ueceeded Fuller and .McKay in the eon
mer, ami entered into a bond for tho fill
tilhnent of the conditions ol the contract,
iteiil. Jones & Co. then operated under
the contract : and on Nov. 12. Is;:t. tin.
commissioners made nn order, ratlfvhi"
the contract with them, and extending a
for eight years Ironi November 1. lo7;i.
On December ii, this contract was dis
claimed, and a now contract was made
with Held. Jones & Co.. mniilnir t,,r
eight years from date till contract belli"
lor uu maiiuiaciureoi iiami-macle cigars
instead of bv uiaehiiiery, as lu thu former
contract. The evidence shows that al
most the same amount of labor was re
quired under each contract, and that tho
earnings to the peiilteutlar.i. under tliul.ist
contract, was about one thousand dullar.s
less per mouth than under the first con
tract, mils making a loss to thu peniten
tiary of SIOOU per mouth.
lour coininltteo therefore state, first,
that the commissioner acted without au
thority of law in letting a contract before
the expiration of a loriuer contract fur
the same labo; second, the commission
ers had no right by Jaw to extend a
contract beyond Its. original time of ex
piration. II. The eomml-sioners had no right
by law to receive new turtles to
a contract then in force, or ratify any such
I. It was gross Irregularity for the
commissioner lo malum new coiitractat
a loss to the penitentiary ofonu thousand
dollars per month, when a conir-.iei wn.
in force that was earning to the penitent!-
in,) one uiuiisami miliars per inouiii more
than that entered Into.
Tho evidence further shows that no
limit was placed on the number of com
viet eaed miner the cigar contract, ami
that there had been einploved an aver.i"o
ol ouo hundred and llliy per (lav. at tho
rate of thirty cents per d.iv for each con
vlcl's labor. About one-half of the eon
vlets were able-bodied men. Under the
contracts, able-bodied convicts liroii"hi
an average of seventy cents for each day's
The evidence also shows that the able
bodied com let leased under theeh-ar
contracts eould havo been leased to oiiir
contractors at an average of about seven-
iy e-iii ior eacu ua.v n lanor, ami that bv
lea-Ing mem to the cigar contractors
there was a loss to the penitentiary ol
about lorty cents for eaclr able-bollleil
convict's labor jut day, which would
ui::.;e a total loss puf day to tho penlten
tiary of about 5?,(t.
o. The coininltteo would further re
port tiiat a contract was inaile witli J. n.
Vi Intel bothuni it Co. leasing about 1U3
convicts for cooperage work. This con
tract expired in the mouth of January.
In I, when thu eoiiiuii-loner.s extended
tho contract until April 2. 1870. without
ailvcrtlztuir the labor as required by law,
am at the wum, mu , , ,
new contract with J. II. Win
te 't'! 'ii'Zv f'-""
V r l ,r I, ,;VinyU,,,ni'" 1,11,11 -MtH-J, 187U.
l- orlur her details of which wo refer I o
" n Wf A'S:" lh" rx,mi "' "'l.leuce
0. .ourcoiumlttei! would fm-ther rn.
port, that lu March. 1873. U " 'o , 'i"
ers mado a contract with wla " : ,,, ?' ,
as me iiuiiois uur couipanv. Under thi.
coi.tn.ei buildings were erected )y
couiii.iuy.ihu penitentiary nirnlshhigco, .
vict labor, mid the slono tiseil for Itulhl.
lug. IJoloru tho company got Into op
eration, it gave nil the contract and turn
ed over the buildings erected to tho state,
and thev were released. It appears from
he evidence, that they aro now1 owing to
the slate lor convict labor u-ed In the
Vnnt ",' '"''''"J-'. " ainoiint equal to
1800 day's labor at 70 cents nerdav.
making SI.3U7.20. Thu evidence of It.D.
Lawrence, general inana''er of'tlm com.
Moy. Minus nine mis amount was do
maiided from tho stockholders, ami was
not nald by them. Tho committee were
uuabl w Bsowtalu itny othgr fagts rulu-
tlve to this car company, on account of
their limited Utile.
7. Your coininltteo would further re
port that the evidence shows that, since
August 1, 1873, there has been on deposit
in the State National Itauk of Sprluglleld,
of tlie. funds of H.u penitentiary an aver
age of $10,000 per month; that slneo tho
1st ol August, 1871, under the warden
ship of Major It. W. Miibaiighcry, there
has been received on such deposits Inter
est at the rale of-l per cent, lor the llrst
six mouths, and (J per cent, slue that
time: that from Aiigu-t 1.1 ' ' rust
1,1874, the penitentiary ico ivi i no in
terest; that the State National Hank paid
Interest on these deposits. It Is also
shown by the evidence that thu warden
of the penitentiary. Major J. V. Wham,
was Informed that this bank would pay
Interest on these deposits, but none was
demanded by hhu; that hail Interest been
demanded, there would havo accrued to
tho penitentiary thestini of $'-r00 from
August t, 1873, to August 1, 1871.
Inippearsiroui the evidence of J. K.
H'iilttemore, cashier of the State National
Hank, that in October, 1873, Major Wham
was inlormcd that If the depo-its re
mained in that bank, interest would be
paid, which has not been demanded, and
is stilt due the state. Wo call attention
to the fact that liy Iho law the warden
and the conuuN-lonrrsoI'lhe penitentiary
are responsible for the Ihuincial manage
ment of the penitentiary, ami It Is their
duty lo manage the funds of the peniten
tiary. 8. There have been other irregulari
ties, such ai a loon' management hi the
stouedeparlnient ofthe penitentiary prior
to August 1. 1873, in tlie inaniicroi draw
ing supplies without proper vouchers on
requisition, the exact amount of which
we are uuableto learn, but would call at
tention lo the testimony or Capt. Hall,
!. Vonr committee would make men
tion of the payment of VJiO to D. 11. Ma
son, after he had resigned as prison phy
sician. It appears from the oWdcneo that
this money was paid to hhu asagratultv,
ami with the knowledge of the governor,
and by the order ofthe commissioners.
10. Your committee would further
stale that they have taken considerable
evidence In regard to the treatment of
convict-mid their punishment, and Ituil
that prior to August, 1871, there have
been many lii-tauces of extreme cruel
.treatment of convicts; that It has been
customary to keep convicts many davs
in the solitary, lialucd for hours to tiiu
ring-bolt, mid given during that time one
half of a slice of bread ami one pint of
water each 21 hours lor food. Of particu
lar Instances of cruelly, the committee
call attention to the testimony of Win. J.
Deeming, Stephen I.'eed ami 'James Jef
fries. Oi. that point the evidence shows,
that in some cacs canvlcls have
been kuuckeil down by heavy
cane, uud otherwise Inhuin . dy
treated, rcstlltlng. in fonie eais,
In thu permanent Injury of the convict.
ii. inoiiicipitnc ol the penitentiary
lias been good since August 1, 1871. In
consequence of dlfllcullles, it appears
from the evidence that about July. 1871
.iiajor .i. v. Wham removed Captain
Hall from the position of deputv warden.
" hereupon the commissioners removed
Major H ham from the poItlon of war
den, ami the governor thereupon re
moved Commissioner Maine i.uil Can-i-iu.
and appointed Major Wham as one
ol the commissioners, and appointed Ma
jor K. W. Mcl.nughrey as warden,
who reappointed ('apt. Hall a? deputy
Warden, with the run-cut of il
It Is claimed bv'Malor Wham th.-it im
removed Cant. Hall as denutv Warden nn
account of his cruel treatment of con
victs, ami tor other Irregularities. It Is
claimed by the commissioners that Major
i. ,11' " irregularities lu
ms olllce and a lallu e to prop.Tlv dis
charge tho duties of that otllce. which
appear in the testimony. All 01 which
tact were known to the governor.
Yoiircoinn.litec would further report
that hearing that tlie governor Intended
to remove Malor Wham fr,,m 11,,, ,,111....
of commissioner o'i account of Ills having
gi ven evideiico before another ccnimltteo
ol the IgNlalure. your committee sum
mnned the governor toaccrlaliithat facr,
but he declined to answer, giving a his
reason, that he would not sav what he in
tended to do hi hi executive" capacity.
fl.'.l... .11,1, ...I.I a ... "
wi 111u111111c1111.es uetweeii the
ouiciais. your committee would
report tlie evl
thrri'lii li,,nii..i Ii
Hence taken in relation
hear' 011 the (inestlon ol'iirl.on ill.,. 0,1
anil if continued may seriou.ly aUcct It!
C K. Uauviiy,
W. 1 Ml-i.ki;y,
A. M. .lo.sxs,
I'riilmblllty of I'looili.
trrnmlheSl. Louis Democrnt 1
The year of 1S75 threatens to become
a year of Mh rivers and dlsu-trotis
overflo ws. Italns. the lll.e of which have
never been exiciienced for years, have
been Hooding thu entire Southluriu" the
past sixty days. The whole earth Is
soaUod with superabundant water, the
rivers, bayous, branches, swamps and
lagoons me full to the brim, and vet
niius pour doivn and rivers .i.pivInL'lnt(i
the .Mississippi m e dally t.HjSt The col
umns ol our Southern exchan-'cs are till
ed with account" of terrible rulntnrui,
dlsastroiK overllows ami gloomy predic
tions of coming floods when the vast
inases of snow heaped upon lheearthi.il
over tho North shall he converted Into
water. If, as now m-ciiis HNelv from the
very lateness of the season, ihe'co vast ne
cuinulatloiiK of snow should he melted bv
heavy showers of rain, the ru-l. (it
waters from the upper streams to
the lower country would be m.
mouse. Kvery city of tho North Is di.
cii.sing me prooanility of a Hood when
,1,.. . ; .. ... 1 v.""" 1
..... .iin nin-n nn, huh Mioiiiu meir tears
evei oi; pnrii.iiiy reailzeil. the result to
tlie kmer country would hu Mtiinly niv
lul. nautili;: is belli"; delaveil in llio
Nuttlierii Sinies even out of reach of
overlloiv hy tlieeoutiniial litlllii"; of rain,
nml iilmilliitf will ho delayed In thoNortli
liy Iho laelwiiiilne.s of tho reason. It is
tlioii'-ht hy those wlionro wntcliliiL' tho
'prolMbilities" of tho reason that tl.o
(prinir sowlii"; of wheat will n mvally
retarded iiinl iho aivu kowh iiiiicIi 1:011
traeted this year, lint corn planting will
jirohahly heliiinieii.e. Tills would In-nro
,:lJ,";,Jii:2i;a ,u"1 ,hw w"'t in tho winter
of I6(..-,0, a reversal of tlio pturent rein
tlon ot these two cereals. Our Im-lness
nien miist look the probability of thu
coining Hood m)umv In the face and de
cldu whal they can do to aid tho.0 who
may bo sullerers. The experiences of
last .season may bo dupllcatcd-a wet
Miring, urent overllows lu thu South, a
dry buiniuer mid a Miiall cotton crop.
City Ci kuk's Ornrn, )
Caiiio, III . Mmcli liith. In; I
TT9.T.,,CI,: 'V'cllX.Ki''i. Hut ou liuday the
L '."III day ol Apiil, A.it ,l7ViKsiieiiil elee.
lion will be held In , Ilie City of Ui .?, Alexander
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hi!c.'iV V"?!. mi,f" r,0,e connsctlonsnt Cairo
wl Ii llrl-clu r,im.r,ir ai i.oul,, .i.t..
i iU aiid Neijr (HI,,,,,. llt i;VuM.iH wllh
,.,.,1 .'.in.Si i" lur"hpolnUNi.i III 1111U i:a,t.
mi l Willi the Louutiilr Hall Mrainer, lor nil
iHiiaiaua ll.i- t'pper nhl... givliu imaigh
trll.'.aary K l"lJ ,Je" u 1"'W
For lurth r Inform itton anply to
siuve.s, I'iawnger Agent.
11 l I.tll V HituS
' M rnn.urs. ' Agents.
Siiperlnlrndent aud (.enerul Krelit'ht igent,
1-J-W-ly. Lvuu.ville InUl.ma.
Spooial Assessment Notice.
"Ps?!JM.9. I- he.eby given Unit tlie
-i. i-irciiii nun 1 1,1111. v lonriH ,,r ai.,
Oiiinty, Imve leniku,i'i,l,.,,,,, . ,
is.ej.8me it upon pio,e,iy iH.-iilltieiI liy (lie tot
owliii? Impii.iiinei.i, ,, (ii-u,rliiff iihlo
l.eiee.tuei Ironi Koinll, . Kuurlien I. Inet' i
lis will mole Mliy llliiirjr In, in tliFrviiiilMl n. nv
ciri.iflmlu.iiiHiiUnii tt. ...I!" .',P!IJ'' ".,V'II,V
i.i.c.v ..r.:' ,"o"i"u niBnei
, 7 ,. ' "" " "'inniitrortiiecoi-
UliileilKlieil, All 1 eron. iileie.teil Hie.irirliv
wl.hl.i thh y .l,ya fron, ti e Z Zot"'
Dated thia lath day of Mare 1a I) 1S7S
II K lll.AKi;,
M 3 iV'ry T,n"' nl"' t,l-uulclo Collector
By virtue of an Execution to me linrieil hv
Ihc Clerk of the Chci.lt Court of "u- Jai . X
l oiiiily, in the Mate of Illinois, In luiori 1 .
fir.1 it, aiTonl. a.slsn.'e of Alrxumlcr 1 1 Irvlii
nndiwihiitJohnll. llroivii, I tune levied 111,"
011 the Inllowhn; di-acribed piniHiiy, L
t'ouaty of Alexander and Mate o llflini.. 1 .
wit. All lh.; riKht .title and Intere-t otsuM
II. Ilrown lu nnd to tho .Nnrlhneit muriei'iYr
tin; 1 houtliivcst iiuarterof Section thlrtv. one (.ill
In loiynshlpllnVeu (1.1) Smith, und In Uuie
one (I) H, ofthe tlilnt I' Jt .nhohlocks,, ,,.
Iieiitl mm ii !... . .,....' 11 r."1"-
1 .'..".m "";'' ud elKht(S) in Hie town"?
Ollly 111 n hi in.lv nml slnlK. n 11,. '. . '
'.'.r.W ' ''"'"Il II IliWn, whli ii I alml .,1 .V If,
lZ-HUI , UB II If I
ulillu bale at Ihc Sout.i-w'est door uf the Coin t
ifi'U nay in March, A. II , 1875, llt
eleven o'clock, A. il., for man, to
J.Mvullou. , AI.KV II.
ii ... .".'." m.w .1.1. (win wii (iiu IIHirOl
on tho luiirih
t tlie hour ni"
Mlf HfTnf A la-vnmtiic I loinitff Nil i .
Culro, ills., i-ubiiu'ry bib, 174. ' '
In Pursuance of the loieynlng nnllrc of s.-vlc. I
I lis ihiy utteml the real e.tato Ihciein ile.trllicd
r"1''' Iheie iH-h.K.i.) bidder. Ihe.,l ',,
e eiuro a ljourueil until tho '.".lh .lay ot .Mri'n
lii-taiil, at thoeaine placoiinii tlmo. '
, , , Al.i;X. ll.IUVi.S', Sheilff.
Cairo, Ills March 4th, l5, "
EGGS FOR HATCHING
Foui"th follo,T'nR Tnriellwof I'ihb iilal
At 2 Per Ilozpii.
Iiaik and I,lKht nrahmisi llulT and Parhldire
ni',,"Mn'".ll.,.,0"e;,lu '"' Mc ,lo'n y-KRi to
"n?!!er,i,,,JtyUu "0t ' W,U ,Vl "
seniutanip for circular.
U'"' x, ,. ISAAC I.YXDE,
JlsU-wSt. r"' 6U,k Couul? s""l.
City National Bank
CAPITAL,"" r- $100,000
Vf V HALf.tllAY, President.
JIIINItY t. If Af.LIDA Y, Viccl'itst.
A. II S.VFt'Ollll, Cmhler
WALTKIl IiyhLOl', An.'l Caahlur.
S. STAATS TAVI.OK, It It Ct-NNIMOUAM,
II. 1 ItAI.LIIlAY, W f llAI.UOAr,
O, II. Willia)hon, Srr.riir.N 11. no,
A 11, Hah oiii)
ExclmnRo, Coin nnd United States
Eonda Bought and Sold.
Dn'OMTS recelveil and a general bnnkhiR
CHARTERED MARCH 21, 1800.
CITY NATIONAL DANK, CAIRO
A II S.rt'(il!D. I'nvldrnt.
S 'I'AVI.dll, Vli.-I'iwlilent.
W. IIYst.ol', si-c'vnml liiu.uier.
I. M. IlAlirl.AV, ( Ills (l.M.Killr.ll,
1'. M. Still hi I.LIU, l'AILli MIII'll,
it. II. CU.NMMIIIAkl, II I, IIALMIIAY,
.1. II. 1'IUI.LII-S.
"rNri:itKS1'.ildnnilepolts at the rate i,r l
1. ocririil it annum. Marrli I.I nml si,n iii-
ber 1st I11I1 km nut 11 IiImIiiiivii Is I-1 iinnie.
iiaieiy lotiir principal nl tin- ileH,lu, tlniiby
K'iilni: tin 111 1'tiinpoiiiid Inliicsl
MARRIED WOMAN AND CHILDREN MAY
DEPOSIT MONEY AND NO ONE ELSE
CAN DRAW IT.
Open every lmIne-sdiy from n.i m. to3p ni
ami -ntiinlay eirulu ft lur kiviiii: iIi-ikj-IIh only
Iromo tos o'clock.
W. IIYST.OP. Treasurer.
THE ALEXANDER COUNTY
Corner Commercial Av. nnd Eighth St.,
Is open from 0 a.m. to I p m for Ihc transact
ioiiol irsiit.ir It uiklnj; limine. Also nn -hi-litilay
cienliiK trmn (I toBu'clock for Ilie uccom.
IIHHUtlo.l Of -'llVill ili'ioiltors.
Exchnniro Bouulit nnd Hold on tho Prin
cipal CiUed lu too UiilloU tituteu.
Q-lorcljm r.xchnncc drawn on Enslnnd,
llfl.mil, I'luuie, und all the prluripal niie, in
(t'iiii.iiiy,ilt;eiliinl, l:illiuu lloll.ui-l, l!n.
sl.t, Dt'iimarh, Italy ami other loielicu nation.
Ef-l'ollectlons mudc hi liny part of Europe by
Diult or power i,ruitiiliir .
. O-l-eltera of e.idlt lur
iruii'iers in I.ui'.pe
Gold, Silver, United StatCR nnd
other Bonds Bought ana Sold.
hmi alio;.! oa Tims Djiiis
IN TIIE SAVINGS DEPART ENT.
P C. CANEDV. Prcniant.
JIENHY WEL.L,a, V.cu I'rosldent.
TIIUMAb UtlWIs. Cuiihioi
T J. KJS11TU, Aujlataut OmUler.
ST. JOHN'S and
Ordors for Conl by tho cnr-lond,
vu, inu uui-iuuu,
ton. or in hoCHhonrld. fnv niinmnnt
, . i-.-.w...,
("uiupuv uuuuuuu to,
frTTTo larso conaumorsnnd nil
manufticturorH, wo nro prepared
to supply any quantity, by tho
month or year, at uniform ra'tOH.
CAIIIO CITY COAL COMPANY.
a n ay 1 ro 'aollli-e, So 70 Ohio l.ewi
llallld.iy llro ivh.irl'hoat.
At I.Kyi'tlun .MIIU. or
At thu Coal Diiuip, foot of Thirty. i;i.
K3"i'ost Offlrc Dnnier, 300.
Coal and Wood Yard.
PHTSBURG and ILLINOIS
'"III'T constantly on hand ut Itnss' Ynid
A. COtllmeiTiJl aventm. nlnwirillu HruaH
Onli'ia promptly lllled
Coal and wood itellu'icd ft-eo of charBC.
le.jiis strictly chh aii-lfl-CmS
Is-o..!. I'.flK.i.wllh l'lc.l.lil.lrlM,unc.l.l,.l
Irl.nnl r.btt.it, wliLi..., rh..... T. K...nl
Wholesale nml Itotuil
faH .k fl m Itl.i Art 17 ' Bl a3 ?H W J W2 tit.
Jlaft- JKJ.t-tS- j..' J J
PATENT MEDICINES, TOILET ARTICLES,
DRUGGISTS' FANCY GOODS, COLLIER WHITE JEAD,
WAX FLO WEU MATERIAL, WINDOW Ol.ibS,
BRUSHES. SOAP8, COLOR .OILS,
TUBE COLORS, Jii'rJ STUFFS,
CHEMICALS, PERFUMER V.
V ARNI8HE8, ETC., L I C.
fV. sollrit rnrrriMhdfnre ,,nd unli t life I'-i ' I I'hi-iilan and fieninl 'I .lis in IV
l of k.mmI. 111 our Ilia. MiMiniiiat: . I'Ui.t .' 1. . 1, . I inn, .Mi-.iriue las- furiii la I 01
llllisl Willi itliiil.ii' I'niK-al n-a-oiialih' r,' -
WHOLES ALK &. RETAIL, I rj I DETAIL .t PRE8CRTtTIO
7-1 Ohio I.nvnt!. I Av .Co- 8th
Should bo sold bv the Ilanlwr.
fiooils Trade every
WW ir ::zvz
Wo havo veplcnishc I our Job Printing Office with
mmy fonts of in v typo an I have orders out for othor
fonts of tho latest popular stylo?. " t aro determine 1
to establish tho reputation of our offi ie for first-class
work, ami inaico our prices so low that the most enthu
siastic patrons of foreign cities will bo compelled to ad
mit that we do work at lower prices than any other of
fice in tho country, Mr. Oberly, admitted to bo ono of
tho best practical job printoi'3 West and South, has
assumed person-il supervision of tho job printing do
part mont, and will endeavor to give satisfaction to our
SHBSCBXBIZ FOB. TX-3.E
ONLY $..25 A YEAR.
w vstz KF mi &i p
.KV.prtii.'sB VIFI rSP
QaN QpENEB (
C7 :r.t rA::i:;
Will xrnil Snmitr, , cm rttvlpt of 'J 3 Cent:
M.,atn ivmiM Cv., Ml SiH4.r, K Yuk. i