Alter J, V. Stewart.
ARTER & STEWART.
(SuccfMon to I) Arler ,t Co,
No. 113 Coin tnurci al Avonuo,
Bristol & Stilwell,
Krop everything portninlntr to
the lino of Staple und Fancy Oro
sorioi, Woodcnwuro, Vegetables,
Fruits, &c, Sic
in in m Aitm
mr rum i
One Pound will make 8
quarts solt soap.
English Breakfast Mixturo
$1.00 PER POUND.
A Horse for Salo.
No. 32 EIGHT STREET
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
IN TIIE CITY.
Goods Sold Very Closo.
Corner 10th St. and Commercial Av
C. 0. PATTER & CO.
PAINT AXI OILM.
B. F. PARKER,
Paints, Oils, Varnishes,
Wall Papor, Window Glass, Win
uow tjunacs, 6ic
Always on hand, the celebrated Illuminating
Cornor Eleventh Str&nt and Washing
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
a-, o. iiTJiarjS,
BINDER AND BLANK BOOK
Bulletin Building, Cornor Twelfth Street
and Washington Avenue,
tycoon tr and Rllrc.fl M"Wlt a rpwUlrf.
02fl.ee, 33 'J. 11" tin. 23xildln:r, Catnti Twlxtl. 3trt ad "WMlvliierton. A7nu,
VOL.7. CAIRO, ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 1875. NO. 80.
R. SMYTH & CO.,
Wholesale and IltUll Dealers In
Foroign and Domestic
H IM:S OF Alili UI&'DN,
No. 60 Ohio Lovoo,
fi'ii . -myhi a :o
Urse stuck of the l-t Hwl'
ki t, Hint (.'Iwr-liThll iiUriitliui tol'
ranch of the Im.lne.A
ICE! ICE!! ICE!!!
Wholesale and Itttnll Dealer In
PURE LAKE ICE
Cairo and Knnkakoc, 111.
CAIRO OFFICE i
At Hulon & Wllnon'a, Corner Twelfth fit
anu unio l,'jvco.
will run an Ur nnrnn llirnnshotit the
Siii..pii, ili-litrrinif 1'iin- Ixlt liu In uny
mrt til II. i-rily at thf lnnit MmI1.i I pnw, and
Hill ul'iituniuli my irlrn.ln out.nlcthr city with
piythr ink. ur cur In!, Mcked 1 it kjwdiut
ur nflllililrllt In UI1V lIUUIlLr.
no t sniiics.
BOAT STORES, GROCERIES,
Corner 3Z!icla.tli Street,
WHI, WETZEL, Proprietor.
A TIIU-TV watrh kept night anil day for
J:. train, and steamboat.
Tlie lt of arroininnd.nlaiia
fiii-i.li, hi Two Hollars triL'
Dealer in Fresh Meats
Between Woahlnirton and Commercial
Avenues, adjoining uauny i,
TTTKl'S for eule th. lust Href, 1't.rk, Mutton
IX rut. Ijimh. Minniire. Ac . mill nro
pared to .irvf lanilllo In mi m i WHlilf manner
FITS CURED FREE
ANY person suffering from the above dUeae
jit rcUC4tcd to whlrc Dr Price and a trhil
DOUIr m ills llieilieuir w in uv iui itnt, . ......
Dr 1'rlre In h reKUlurpliyticUn, and lui made
the treatment of
FITS OR EPILEPSY
a study fnr years, and lie will warrant a cure uy
tne uc oi ni uiiiciij ... ,., . ,.
n.i nut fall to end lo him fora trial bottle; II
coals nothing, and he
WILL CURE YOU
matter how long standing your rase may
how many other rejneuies inuj-
Circulars and testimtnian eni wiw
FREE TRIAL BOTTLE.
DR. CHAS. T.
E. MAXWELL & CO.
RAILWAY MACHINERY ad BURNINO
No. 01 B North Main Street
ST. LOUIS, MO,
A0ERT8 FOB FBEH9U PLUHBAOO 01X1
rf PAl ir i' '
YfT v rt A it ' i i, T IV
l t -- U t t Art I lit I
k J k
THE FEMININE COMEDY.
From the ;rlil.)
'1'Im! CVtiKdrry ot Moiitiarnme Dny
lllk; till IIW'IIIK" LTOW IlltlfOtlll'.
Aluii u path In tvurii the IoiiiIh llili" a
yoiino; L'iil like it flnilow, tliroii'li
tint twilight Iiit face ! teen lo he chariii-
Where UMii'olii";? If It not lo kntel
hi'.lilc the w&sk ol koine relative.
The voiuijr flrl, lifter looking hehlntl
lift- it- It lo make Mire that t-Iie wsm not
I'olloui'il, make" a Miilileli ileloiir. ni
iro.ieheit a Mtillt. ati'l r.iH ealllloli'ly
iiioii ilu'ilour, u lileh Instantly iiH'ii'.,
He who ijm'iih It Ih a yoiin man of
ahoiil i'otlr-iiiiil-tweiity a hroail-holiN
ilernl. ooil-iialliritl lellow wills IiIh
(leeven rolled up, who hai flood hN kpaile
in a eorncr.
The 'irl .'ays hastily:
".)hut the iioor ! Quick ' No one mut
"I i-eriaiiily lliou'lit I yliiitildii't he nhle
"At Hie very lat minute a fat old lady
rami- w.io had to he 'howii wime tiiarhle
lur Iter dear departed. She HuMied hy
not liuyhi": auj ."
IVr'lmp .he ihont'ht It wasn't olld
enoiili.aiid he'd 'tl out. Ha, ha!' (lie
(jraeioil-. !" (She lall"hji too.)
"The l.iet l, I wa heiiinliio; to des
pair oI'mtIiij; you at all llil evening."
"I had to work awful hard, you m-c.
to yet tl Id woman (oleliueout at all."
'How pretty you are!"
"'l'o-dav i uiadeel'iit vlernal re'Tets'
orilowet-. All of lull M.e."
"What fairy linger!" (Ki'ftH her
'fth ! Some one U palnjr."
'"I'N nothing? A ehlld'n luuenil; It
a delayed! l'here is no oiielnllouin.
'l'he mouriiera have all (.'one to supper,
and there U no danger ot anybody stroll-liialwut."""-
A you et. Monsieur .To-eph, If my
parents knew that 1 le you rendezvous
ihey would whip me. My! how thev'd
give it to me!"
"Don't you think they would accept
me if 1 ?liould declare my Intention-, ?"
"Look what you are about ! Papa ha
I know Hut very well."
He wane, me to marry lie's crazy
over it Mr. ItardiuV .'on Ihe man who
made o much money lioiii his patent
pla-ier angels with enamel eyes, like1
"I know: they look very well on a
"The old woman has other views."
'Ah ! your mother."
"she told me as much while I w.n nia
khi"; my 'eternal regret.' 'You fee.
Minnie.' say. ..he. 'in our nation of life, a
girl may a-plre to nuyihliig. Death
tiring. u in contact witli the very be?t so
ciety.'" That is very true."
'For the ret,' she went on. 'nothing
prevent you from bcenmliigaeoiuites'.or
.nivtlllll". Itulll lintllH'll lll:lt smile
rleh gentleman eomes to ihe shop to huy.
hv. 1 know a inariJle-worKernot nalla
gooila we, who married his daughter to
a rleh banker who had eome to order a
monument lor In niece."'
"Ah! your mother ..aid that':"'
" Ye, iuid hhe added. "It l a great thing
to be looked at through tear...' "
"And what did you ay.. Julienne''"
"I? I .aid nothing. What good U
there in being ob.thiate?"
"You said nothing. You do not love
me. ilien V" (Pinches her.)
"M-len. ..ometiines I have doubts. The
other d.tv. for Instance. a I went bv von
were chatting w Ith a little fellow."
"I know, but his head Mas mighty
clo-e to your..."
"I wa (howing liiui ome Ppeciinenln
icripilon for hi. uiieie'. tomb.totie "
"1'hat I. po..lble; but he touched you
too much to .av noihiiig of Ills coming
again next day !
"That wai lieiaiu'e .somebody told htm
that Gothic letter, would bu more convnc
"That' po-.ible, too; but the fact re
main, that you are open to leuiplaiioiH
every (lay o"i your life There's that au
thor'who briug-i you ticket.. tr the Aiow
every time he vl-it. hi. wile'-i jjravo ill
the .eeonil loi, llr-t section. "
"I eau't live shut up like a nun all the
Oh ! .luliennc. soinellmcs when I'm
dlggiuir fail thought go through my
lir.iui. and I sometimes envy those whose
skeletons I turn up."
"I wih vou wouldn't speak of such
"Then vou love mer"
"Would I Iw here If I didn't ?"
"Deare.t! Hold! here are some
camclias 1 saved for you from the collln
of a mamulso who was hurled this morn
ing!" "You Imprudent fellow ! Suppose fomo
one had seen you'f"
"Aren't they beautiful? Oh !"
"1 have a whole collection of flowers
you have given me. I have them In a lit
tle casket with fomo Immortelles."
"Hal k 1 I hear somebody ?"
"It I nothing; it Is those cursed rats In
the vault. The other day one of them
cllmed up and ate a whole candle only
the wick was left. Julienne !"
"Tell me again you lovn me."
"It Is too latu ! I must go."
"No. Ah! you love exhumations;
there will certainly bo one to-morrow."
'Tor a law case poisoning. There Is
to be an autopsy."
"At what time!"
"Seven In the morning."
"I'll tell mamma that I want to see It."
"I'll piece you In tlio
very first rank."
"Won't you find one llttlo quarter of an
hour for me ?"
It Is dangerous."
"I pray you !"
"1 supplicate !"
"I cannot compromlso myself."
"llecaitse you do not love mo."
"Moiis. Joseph, that Is not true."
"AH, yes 1 am not ricn enough, nut
1 work well. What would you have?
llnsiness Is slow. Since Ihey took It Into
their heads to attend to sanitary matters
in l'aris there has been no cholera in ten
years. How could I bo well oil"?"
"Thcro goes somebody."
"Ah I MonDloul"
I" I'niil, thWKnivn-illffgpr;
a little llpy. llciir liltn MnK.;'
"I am nrFiiM of l)lui-I won't coin
, it, alt. '
"II let go of me!"
"Will you not, dear?"
"It Is nlmokt night, htippom some
evening they shoultl abut Iho Cemetery
"Somtteli the Itettcr!"
"Will you be silent?" (She taps hltn
on the cheek.) "Adieu!"
"To-morrow 1" (From ft dilance.)
"Don't forget the exhumation ut 7
She throws a kiss to him. and disap
pears In the darkness.
The Old Man Willi llioNiin.
From the Detroit Press
On a (ingress street car the other
evenliiL' was uverv unlet lot
geri. and among ilieiu a man at
live years old, having four or li
saws miner ins arm. apparently u saw
tiler. Opposite the old man ata woman
ullhayoungbalielu her arm. and pres
ently u broad grin covered the old fel
low sj face ami he nodded to the child and
"I never loved anything a I loveehlld
rcti ! I mil hardly keep Iroui lilting his
He walled a moment and then asked:
"How old is that beautiful child, nu
daiu'f" "Might mouth," she replied.
"Only eight mouth.? Why. I've seen
children tui nly-llve year old wliodldu't
know a. much a that child doe.! I hail
a child drowned hi a bar'l mice, and vou
don't know, ui.idim.how It lloored me!"
He lo iked around the ear for a mo
ment, and then said, reading irom Ihe
can I ;
"Change to the amount of f 2 will be
furiiMicd hy the driver. Well that's lib
eral enough. He hasn't ollered niu any
yet, but I stippo-e old customers will be
The driver counted noses, saw that he
wa one fare short, and he jingled the
"Are ww near some station?'' a'kod
the old man, standing up and looking
Hi.' sat down after awhile, looked
around, and. hi. eye falling upon the
baby, he a-ki-d of the mother:
"t ouldn't you let me hold him a little
while? Stehliulookatine! I'll bet 510
he think. I'm hi., father!"
She refused to trust the Infant oil' her
knee, and the old man's lace grew ead
and he sighed a. he said:
".ln-t tluukot It that Innocent child
has got to be. burled in the ground and bu
eaten up by worm-, like the rest of us!"
lie wined his uon; on one ol Ihe saw-haudlc-,
held hi hat in liU hand and his
eye catching a sign on a grocerv he ex
'Sweet milk for sale here! That makes
me think, madam do you bring that
child up on the bottle?"
Her face grew very red, and she made
no reply. The old fellow looked his
saws over, one by one, laid them down,
and walking to the front end of the cur bu
picked up a basket containing meat and
"Docs any one own tin meat ?"
A woman niadea motion to siirulfv that
it wa her property, and ho uncovered the
ha.kel and called out :
"Pork chop, and a .sniall piece of veal.
People who want to eat Veal can uuaw
away but I don't wan't nnv! What are
pork choii. a pound, madam';"
.she did nut answer, and ihe man pick
ed up his saws, and u-ked :
Does any one here know the name of
the man who invented saws?"
There was no answer, and lie pulled
open the car door and continued :
"Ye. I do love children. I was a child
once my sell, but I didn't have any fun."
As he stood on the platluriu he went
It will be lu-t like me to fall down
when I step oil', but of course I can't s av
on thl car forever. Well. s.rood-by.eveij-body.aud
plea-niit dreams to you'."
lie stepped oll'ihe ear. sllpfied and fell
Hal in the ditch, wlille Ids saws lieu In
every direction. As the car passed on he
wa heard saying:
"They out to have a machine to lilt
people oil' the cars,"
iti;.ii. i:s it iAt.i;. V.
JOHN Q. HARMAN & CO.
CONVEYANCERS, NOTARIES BLIC
Land Atrents of the Illinois Central and
BuiUnttton and Uulnjy H. It.
North Cor. Sixth ami Ohio Lovoo,
"The Best Thing in the West."
Atchisonj Tcpsh I Mi h E. P..
Xj j3l. 3NT 3D S
OfthelH-atFnrminirand AgTlculmnil Lands'h;
America, sltuulHl in and iiwr tlw beautiful
I ottonvnmil Bnd tln-at Arkansas valleys, the
garden oi mo West, on
11 Years' Credit, with 7poreent. Inter
est, and 20 per cent. DUcounc
1'AItn IIEFV X BED
To purchasers of Land,
O-eirculars, with map, Riving ftill Inform,
tlon, sent five, AddrA
AetlnR Land Commissioner, Tnpeka.K
SJS, Ui l-I-Wlll
EGGS TOR HATCHING
From the following varieties of I'fius IIiied
At 82 Per Iloicn.
Piirkand Light llnihnusi Huff und rartrldge
iiiuiiinsi iiriiwiiami mum i.vjsiiuiu, ..v.....
and allterlirry Dorkings
i .?.,.!,. ii or rnrli dozen Estrs
Hatcii. ll'theydouot I will lejilace lliemut W
weiii. per uoxeii.
bend staiuii for circular. ,,,. v.,.
Addicts, ISAAC LYNDK.
Uarlhc-ro, SUuk Couuiy, Ohio,
WM. GLENN & SONS.
Head-Quarters for Groceries !
IMMENSE STOCK! GREAT VARIETY.! LOW PRICES !
COFFEE Rio, Lapuayra, Java, Mocha.
SUGAR New Orleans, Hard and-Soft Refined.
SYRUP New Orleans and Eastern.
TEAS, TOBACCOS, and CIGARS.
Finest Assortment in the West
A St) DKALLItS IN
; ProvisioES,Floui',arain Seeds, DriedFruit,'
68, 70, and 72 Vine
F. M. STOGKFLETH,
Importer and Wholesale Dealer in
JPOLTDIGrlSr JTSTT 2D03MLESTIO
Wines and Liquors
62 OHIO LEVEE, - - CAIRO, ILL.
Koopa a full st"ck of
Monongahela, Rye and Robinson County
FRENCH BRANDIES, HOLLAND GIN,
KELLY ISLAND AND CALIFORNIA WINES.
ANU DEALER IX
LIKE, CEMENT, PLASTEB,
Under City National Bank.
I WILL tell In car-loud
ptlct'i), utldlli FlvlKtll
ell In cnr-louil lots ut manufacturers
FLOUR AND GENERAL
JOHN B. PHILLIS
(Successors to'Jolin B Thlllls)
And Dealers In
IIAY, ORN, OATS, FLOUR,
MEAL, BRAN, etc.
Agents for LAFLIN &RAND POWDER CO
ICornor Tenth Stroot and Ohio
Z. I) Miitlmss,
E. C. Uhl.
FLOUR, GRAIN, IIAY AND
O-a Olaio Lovoo.
E. J. Ayrfs.
S. D. Ayrsi.
AYRES & CO.,
-T-V i-lrlun nf tu-n rertHlu executions 10 me
IS .fit- -1 l.v ,h. I lrlr .if lliv iri rill it i ourt
of Alexuiulfrciiiiiity In the State of Illinois, In
favor of Ihe .-outhwcsterii Insurance i oiupsny
forlhe me of John 4 llurnmii. Itecclver uiul
scttlnst Wm, J. Allen ami II. utsoii ebb, I
have levied upon the following decrlbed prop
erty, in ihe city of Cairo, county of Alexander
nml Muteor Illinois, to-wlt Lot numbered nix
in block numbered twenty .nine U'O, as the
sh.dl oner at publlo sale at the southweit door
to I ofthei'ourt nou.e, In the city if Lain), In the
iironertv or ine aiu hiihoii run, wiutii
county or lexuiiiier uuu gmiv ui iiiiiiuia. w 0r viexuiiiier anu Maie oi Illinois, on ine ai.i
Slstday of March A, 1),, l74, ut Ihe hourof ,) of March A . I) , 17. at Ihe hourof elereu
eleven o'clocka. in, , for cash, to sutlsry said ioi;kB, m., for cauli, to satisfy saideecu
tocccatluus, , ALKX. II. 1ICW IN. I tiou. ALEX. If. lll IN.
Sheriff of Alexuuder County, His. Sheriff of AlexaudsrcounrjTllla.
CIro,Hl.,MrcUU, 17. (--4-wJt I Cth,ak., Mirea. 13, U7 d-w
Pianos and Organs,
SHEET MUSIC AND
MUSICAL MERCHANDISE OF
HALLET, DAVIS & CO.'S
Of World wido Reputation.
Acknowledged liy nil Kod Mulcinns to be the
bt I'iumi now made.
TIIE GREAT UNION PIaNO,
Of wlilcli we have over 400 during
twehe i far- pas', becoming more and more
jiojiuUr every day.
SMITH'S AMERICAN ORGAN,
Splendid tone. I'ovvur aud Durability.
Kimball's Orchestral Organ,
Aeivtlii Instrument, adupteil to lnstru
lii ntal uk l11 us vocal liitlnii'.
All tiii: aiiovi: aki: offkiied on
Kiy Monthly l'lyiiiciit.-, ut low Uiiures
reardl m of L si l'riccs.
In grc varl. ty, liieliidlng all tlio new
and i(iitilir inu-li; ul tlm day.
Orders Irom the Cnuntty
promptly 1111 il and hcnt
VIOLINS GUITARS BANJOS.
FIIEN'CII IIAIU'S, ETC., ETC.
Band Instruments of nU Kinds
Furrlshcd to Order.
STRINGS FOR VIOLINS, GUITARS, ETC.
01 tho Heat Quality.
Classical Studies and Exercises
Of all grades for I'lano or Voice.
USrKvery dccrlptlcm of Music il Mer
cbandlsu funiUlicd lo order, promptly and
at prices lower tlun ccr oil'crcd before
KEXCV ALSO OF
ROGER'S ELEGANT STATUARY.
Send for Illustrated Catalogue aud Trico
Llbt of tlicso beautiful grouput.
All Goods Warranted as Represented.
ROBBINS' MUSIC BAZAP,
BY virtue of an exerutinn come dlreclby
the Clerk of Ihe Circuit, ourl of Alex
ander county In the Mate of Illinois, in tavor of
the SoutliHeitern Insurance Company for the
ne of JohnU llannan, Itecelver. and agulu.t
WllllmJ Allen und II, Walsou Webb, I have
levleilunon the following ile.cribcd propeity,
in the city of Cairo county of Alexander and
Mule of Illinois, to-wlti lt numbereil live (.),
Ill block nuiuiienxl muiy-io jj.-, u ine lro
rrty of the .aid II. W atsoit W ebb, which 1 shall
ofl;rilt nubile sale, at th southwest door of the
t'mirt llouoe, In the city of I ulro. In the county
XJAK . SMITH, X. D.
nKSIDCXCE: No, Hi ThlrtmUi stmt. U.
!"n Washington treniM and Walnut street.
OmCEiXorUi aid of Eighth stmt W
twon Coraravolal aol Washington arantu,
Q "W- DtmwiKO, It D. "
Cornar Ninth and Waimil
OKKICE: Cornar Sixth stmt ajd Ohio Vine.
omCE IIOUllS rroraa.ra. tollm.,ASl
Oram i lot p m.
jya.. w. blauw,
OKKICEi HuiUr's niock, (up-sulrs),e-inir
Eighth street and Washington attnnt.
JOHN H. MULKBY,
Attorney at Law.
OrriCE. Eighth fltrrtt, belwn Comae
rial and Woxkingtoa artnucn.
g AMUEL P. WHEELER,
Attorney at taw.
OFFICE. Ohio Ifcr, otfr room formerly
occiijilcil by First National Ilmik,
Q.ItEEN St. OILBEUT,
AtlorncyK uiul CounsclorM
OfTICE- Ohio r-Tf, rooms 7 and I otst
Lily .Vulluiml Jlunk,
William It Orrcn, )
Wlllliitii II Ullliert, CAIItO ILLDTOM.
Mile Kreil'k (illtert S
63f rxlnl intention giren lo AdmlraltT a
M ISin M.AXKOL'N.
rou 1875 0T
Vlmplements, Fertilizers, etc.
KumberloglTSpsces and containing five
btautluteolcrJral4j, mailed on receipt
of 60 cents.
Catalogue, without pUtet, free to til.
35 Cortlandb St.,
BOX and BASKET CO
All kinds'; hard and soft,)
FLOORING, SIDING, LATH, o
Mill and Yard,
Corner Thirty-Fourth Stroot and
X0IIT11SIDE OF EIGHTH STREET.
Between Waslilscrton and Commercial
Wholesale, Retail and
W lloo at'asi Bloo lc.
Cornor Poplar and Eleventh Streota.
"Ilighost Cash Prioo paid for
IToes ana Cattlo.
C. N. HUGHES,
Over Mathun ft XTU'i.
ONE but First-Class Companies repr
73 OHIO LEVEE,
City National Bask Bnildlas;, cp-iUlri.
The Oldest Eatabllahed Atrenoy In South
ra llUnola, repreeesUnsr orer
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