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Arlrr J y Mewurt
AltTER & STEWART.
(-IlirriiMors In ) Alter A Co
No, 11JI Commercial Avenun.
Bristol & Stilwell,
Rcop cvorythlnR pertaining to
tho lino of Htnplo una Fnney Oro
sorioH, Woodonwnre, VcRotnblcB,
Ft uits, &c., ic.
Bass and Injyrubor
BAWLS ?OR l.l'OYS.
Agget and Opal
MAR BE US,
Belle and Iurn bounde
Rooting Whoops i
FurBoizo nnd Ourlz
A Horso for Salo.
No. 32 EIGHT STREET
WHOI.FSALE AND HKTAII
IN THE CITY.
Corner 10th St. nnd Comraurcliil Av
C. 0. PATIER & CO.
PAINT AMI OILS.
B. F. PARKER,
faints, Oils, Varnishes,
Wall Pupor, Window Glass, Win
clow Shades, &c.
Ah)s on Imml, the ivldiruUil illitliinmtlna
ai Btoat v CIl.
T3l-Ofn' 13-viiXcliiJ fi',
Corner Eloventh Htrrct nud WiiihinK'
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
a-, o. xxTTiarjfii,
BINDER AND BLANK HOOK
DulUtin Butldtuir, Cornor Twelfth Street
and Washington Avenue,
fyCoiuuy mi.) luihoml Work n jwlliy
R. SMYTH & CO.,
Wh.ilf '. nt.il ItcUll Healers In
Foroigu ami DomoMtia
WIM1S OF AM
x r i-.lr
SMY1II .V. .' line
iVl. h lurrcM.wk of He- !- Ifwl' "nr
kt't, 1111.1 )!lc Pa-sl UlU lllI'lll lu I
rjneli of tin- tilne
ICE! ICE!! IOE-H!
U'li. 'nU ai..1 Itttnll Il.uln 111
PURE LAKE ICE
Cairo nnd Kankakee, 111.
At Hulen & Wilson's, Cornor Twelfth fit.
nnd Ohio LflVt-o.
I will nut an Iff niwn llirin,!h-.iit tin;
'won, di-lm-rintf pun- laic I"- in uny
rl ..r therily nl the toMi-t iiinrki t i-riie, mi l
Mill alaorui1lh.ll 111 frlt'inl. Olll-i-lc Hierily Mltll
n liv tl.' raVi-or cor lnd, twk,t In wwdiul
or nnituni'iit to int ili-umi.
UOAT STORES, GROCERIES,
Corn o f 2Z!iIitli Street,
WM. WETZKL. Proprietor.
AT IllJSTY wateh U1 tif?ht and ly for
train and stwmitioaU.
The Inul of H
Kiir.tn at Two li
, ..iniii 1
l-ir ir l
HOLLO W-W All E, &c.
' Mnnnfuciovci 'f
lin, Shoot-Iron, & Coppor Ware
GUTTERING AND ROOFING,
STEMBOAT AND JOB WORK
PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
No. 27 EianTn street,
Bot. CommorclHl ami waslilnitton Aves.
Bot. Second und Fourth StrcotB,
WiioitsiK- ami Itciiill Iiiuli r in
Berliner Weiss Beer,
Soltzor nnd Soda Wator, Etc
S3-A1wuy8 kifpn ii licavy slm-k on liuinl, und
It mt-piirfd lo Uunltli I'll 11 .ui'i'llt-1 on very eliuil
iiliv, ui tlif Imrcii rolwk.
tsnui in jiinvunu-is
WM.? T. 'bEERWART,
- I e.llr . I
CAIRO, ILLINOIS, WRDNKSDAY,
OH he ttlliti.
WHOM I HAVE KNOWN.
Iti'tiiiiilai'1-ni.fo of .Mr. Hnitloii mill
nv Miit. jkk.mi: nr.Mox nmioxT.
Mrt. .Miiillson wa In lilli laliloti dur
ing Iter lattT yi-aiT. Society li" Its nt
tia'k of tills klni, anil takes tip with
little reii'on in It puts down a favorite.
Hut there cutiiu with thl Into liur-t of fo
eial wnriiitli ."otiiu uoil reMilt". Into her
nither chilled nnd necc'ltiioiiH llle. Tor
In thattluy It Miitive lo of fortune
to have held iinv jmhlln iiosltlon. lr.
.MmlUon had llivnlti tried for jeart to ef
fect n wile of .Mr. MiulNoiiV paper to the
Woveriinieiit, and for want of this her
mean were very Jtraltenetl. How It
eaiiie uhout I do not know, hut It tiiw
to be, the eorreet ami ludWpctiu
hie tiling to ".ill on .Mr. .Madioii Im
mediately on leniii' the I'rvddent"
Her hoiie was that tllaonally npjio
cite irom Mr. Sumner idiahhy then,
hut not so wol'iilly tlliijry in It Is now.
There the le.t iicople met regularly, nud
vet no one could h.no mid why. Mr.
ladUon was once the "Lady of the
While IIoile" she had had the ipilek
tlioiiht to cut WudiliiKlonV porlait hy
htuartlroni It frame.and roll It carefully,
and carry It oil' Insiti ty from Iheiinailing
llritMi Troops alteady hiirnlng lil.uleii!
Iiurg. She was always gracious anil
"vi-ct-tnaiincreil and, to hergreat credit,
a much o in her days of changed for
tnriu a when (-he was .iirrotiiiil-(I hy
every aid to a placid Hate ol mind ; and
et Till- wa ahout all that wa- saiil. And
Vet It was such an unwritten law that
Mr. MadiMiu inii-t have what Mie w i-lu il ;
that Ju-t beeau'e ol'tlil-my '-tt ricMi-decree
of ladilon, pile actually got
from ('ongrc' what flie liail
vainly lietitloued for, for years.
Air. Iliichatiau -tatcd one moriiing to
the Senate, that on Mich a day .Mr. Mad
ison would he hiHi an agi', nud that the
twenty thoiMiuil dollar- aked fir .Mr.
Madl-ou'.- pa'r- would come well lo her
n- a lilrtliil.iy pre-ent. And It wa- Ini
mediately voted to her. To he sti'c. it
wa- for the writing- of a jood pitrlot
and state-inan, and the woman to reeehe
it wa- of great aire, and it wa in that far
lietter than tin; vote for nearly the nine
amount far the cruel daub ol a good man
and -oldier, which wa- an evidence that
emotional legidation N not jet extinct.
ISut llii made the oceawion of a gnmd
ece lor congratulating Mr-. Madi-on,
and wa- .Huong the la-l oce:iloii- on
which -lie wa' -ecu in puhlic. Her tine
figure liad ouila-tcd the three -core and
ton year, and when well prepared fur
company. In her worn, olil-ia-hioutd
Kuiplre-gowii. her turban ami chi-ters of
artllicial curl-, ju-ta- we -ce them In the
portraits of Madame de Muel the neck
and outline- of tin- f ice well shrouded in
tuliN of tulle. -Iim wa- -till tlie liaiid-ouip
Mr-. Madi-on. I am sure I never heard
her alliil "the widow of Madi-on."
Itut that wa- the prctW always made
to the hi'torical name of another w-om.ui
of the auie age. who aNo a-ksl of ( 'on-gre-
the -ame favor shown to Mr?. Mad-l-on.
This little ladv wa- .-mall, and always
wore the widowV drc-s hc hail had lo
a nine In Iiit early life; for over lilt v
vinr-i -he did not aty till- outwanl cm
Mem of the -olitude tif her heart.
Sic; too. like Mr-. Madl-on wa- amiable,
aiel of.-h-irniliig manner-, but -heiurned
from the world i'on-ver when her great
liu-band fell in the duel with Ilurr, and
from that time, her own children lir-t.
aud 'clo-e to them in her intiie-t the or
phan? of the poor. reccUedall her atten
tion. Mr-. Hamilton wa- the chief foiiu
der of the orphan akjlutii of New York:
.-he -aw it- llfileth atmlvcr-ary ; -he siw
the other eharitie-grow out of it the
childrenV aid -ocletv is out and though
her (pilot life U endiil, her good work- go
on. and her family as well as her incinnty
are livimr pan? o'fthem.
Mrs. Ilainllion wa- very small and
light of figure: her dark, bright eye,
and while hair gave her a innnpiUe
filed, and her widow'- dress gave the
IramiiiL' which Milted her year-, and
ii.ime. She wa cry fond ol young peo
ple and would tell u- thing incident
al! v which made the early hard-Iilp and
p.'iialtie- ol the war for Independence
lo -peaking of trawling on horseback,
she Md u oi.ic how lier motlicr and her
self b.id to give ttiat up for a lime, and
only go from Niraloga to Albany when a
.troiig i rt could guard them. " It
ui, nil, r iiour .lane McCreil ll'ld been
kdled bv Hie Indian' :" and 'be made
-nib a pii-tiir- d the Indians after the
llngli-ll eiili-led them ngaln-t li. that we
n ,dle 1' lmw far back lav I lie time when
-ub a tiling' wa-, po UAc; and "poor
.bine Met re.i" became a real girl, in place
nf the 'ud Utile wood-cut, witli one Indian
holding her long hair and the other Hour-
i-bliig bis tomahawk as lie kept bN loot
mi the keg of whlky.
Tliev have pa-ed completely awa
the liand-ouie, graelou. society-loving
Mr. Madison, and the gentle "widow of
Alexander Hamilton." Hut Wa-lilngtou
I be wreck Itivr "round ol great name..
There are to be .'ecu no.v, thankfully
working for slender pay ami tremblingly
anxioii to keep it pafe amid the changes
in the departments, descend
ants of presidents, chief Ju--llces,
n secretaries of the treasury, of
.ldlersoii, I'lanklin, and of ollicrs ol la
ter naiue.s men who gave, literally, their
nil to their country, and who deserved the
pralc Talleyrand gave of Hamilton, ol
whom he said : "I have seen true public,
virtue. I have seen the niini-ter of
llnaiice, who gave wealth to hi- country,
toiling through tho Ian hours of the lilglit
to gain a support for his young family."
INi-w York lb-mid.
Tlie evidence given hy Mr. Hcecher du
ring the past week has called the atten
tion of Hie public to tlie increasing rowth
of ihccrlnusof peiliiry. It has been (lis.
cii'scd in legal circles for some timo past,
and several of our most eminent judges
have been beard to remark that tlie crime
of perjurv wa tearfully prevalent, and
that hardly a day pa.-ed in court without
rome instance coming up w here a wit
ness had perjured himself. It is very plain
to the ordinary render of the testi
mony in tlie HeccluT-Tlltoii trial Hint
pnjury lias been committed not by retail
but by wholesale, and when tills memor
able cau-o is decided there will probably
be a good opportunity allbiilod to the )
Hencli for the committal of thoso Individ
uals who inaku light ot one of the. great- p:B. Northern Buttor, &c.
est crimes against their fellow man. It '
Is initialling to read tnu evidence ol
Messrs, Hceclier, Moulton ami 'liltou,
and compare the one witli the otlier.
Thev only ngreo In thu most trivial and
unimportant points, am), In mom Instan
ces, urn In perfect conlriidlellon to one
THE LOST GRAVE.
Tito I.HIIp MoiiiIsIoim- llml (mil
Mollirr jSoiHCHi '"in.
If you have ever passed th'j old ir.f rt
ed gravevard on ISii'sell tre mar the
Hoiko o'f Correction, von know thai
there Is not n more lonely epot in Detroit.
It Is a nam' of vcar-t 'Incc any one wa
buried there. The Icnce? lean In or out ;
the few trees are rugged In limb tint I
trunk : tin; weather-beaten li-'iid-loncs
lean this way or that, or hnw f.dlcu
down. The rich and poor who dti p un
der the ragged sod have h' n dust Im
years, nud II uttv of thcni I' ll tili-nd l -Iiluil
tbev arc scalterrd now and are not
hereto llll up the sunken graves and
plan! n Mower to tako the gloom awn.
Th(! otlier day iK-ople 'aw m old "wo
man wniidcriug through the gr.iiyard,
brii'hlug tin; moss from soiie- ot Hie
headstones to look at tho letn r-. and
studying long over the quaint clur ictcrs
carved Into others. Hy nud by sbi cro-s-cd
the street and sat down on the steps
of n cottage, and when people saw lion
old and feeble she was. and that her ej'es
were full of tears, they pitied her. m
could not Mii-ni-r at llr.-t, but by anil by
she told them that -In1 had come hun
dreds of mile to take a bui look r.t a
grave which she knew inu-t Ix- in tho
yard, but which she could not tlud. Hall
a century ago she buried -i child there,
nud all through the long, long years,
though moving lu re and there, hi r moth
er's In-art had not forgotten the dead.
Old now. her step, feeble nud her locks
gray, and feeling that 'he had but little
longer to remain on earth, she bad come
clear aero-s the State alone to have a
last look at the little giine. Year had
gone by. but she thought 'he could walk
right to the spot, and there wa half a
hope in lier In-art that strangers' hands
might have kept tin- head. tone white and
the grave as ulicn -In-lat .-aw It. She
loitnd the old yard cut up bv streets, the
city all around and ls-youif. and of the
hundreds of mounds' and head-tones,
which she once -aw but a scon.-or so wen
left. She sought among the leanluir licad--tone.
and -he -tood under the dying
willows and searched the lb-Id for the
small stone which bore tin- words "Our
Willie." Filly years since the little boy
was lowered into it grave! Half a cen
tury since the head-lone was placed to
mark the -not! And yet her mother's
heart brought her back' in Iter old age.
with tlie hone that Ii-t tear illicit tall
upon tin- little grave, obliterated and
pa--ed from sight forever.
It was sad enough to see tears falling
down her wrinkled checks, and to know
that her old heart was aching with dl-a-nolutineut,
and men spoke kind words to
lier. and women wiped their eye m sym
tutlij. Looking through lier tears nt'the
bleak and lonely lb-Id. it- loneliness re
lieved and yet made more lonely by tlie
tlnie-woni head. tones and the clumps of
briar, no wonder that the poor old wo
man felt it in her heart, ami had to sub
"I'm afraid I can't tlud him In Heaven
Heaven'- so large '."
Mr. Partington I considered n mvtli
leal tM-rson "evolved" from the brain of
Mr. Sblllaber. but her counterparts are
often found in real life. One of these la
dles was overheard at an evening as-em-M-speaking
In lilgli pnile ot n prettj
"Why, she s a perfect paragr.im of a
young "lad !"
I think you mean parallelogram ; do
j on not ':" suggested the wagifl-h entle
"I parallelogram. Air. ." e-
claimed the lady with a combination of
dignity ami indignation Impo-slble n de
scrilie! Ho you intend to iiV,itc your
house 'r""lnriiilrcil u We-tein iady'ol a
friend of mine who wa building. He
was a critical, cultured New Kngiaiider.
as exact a- witty. What a droll look
came over 111- face as he an-weied :
"My wife -a s I eat like an anaconda,
and I am ble-.i-d with the digestion
ot an o-lrli-h ; but, really, madam. I
don't think I could manage my tluec
Till makes nu think of Leigh Hunt'.-
reidy (not at all maiapropy) to a lady
w ho' said to lilm at dinner :'
"Mr. Hunt, won't you venture on an
"I would mo-t gladly, dear madam,
only I'm afraid I should tumble oil."
Hut to keep to our theme. A ladv
vUUng Wa-liingtoii for tin- Urst time sent
word- to friends at home that 'be was
dreadfully di.appoiuted ; sin- meant to .
have got an Indian llurcau for .Iciinli's !
roonn but there weren't anv to be had:
an I that iie wa. so busy shampooing a
young: lady from one place to another
that she hail no time to write letters.
A rather old girl (who had been lured
to Caliloruia by the cheering inforuiatinu
that '' e was -me to marry there i laid
siege to a wealthy widower, who at llr-t
-bowed signs of succumbing, but dually
re-isted Hie attack. As Usual witli wo
men who 'ire feeling inten-cly disap
pointed, she "didn't care: no, not one
lilt." And she exclaimed, half sobbing,
to a bo-soni friend :
"Why, I wouldn't ho to marrv
him. Iialetul old tiling: I wouldn't take
him, not if lie was a perfect Venui ."' As
money was Ids chief charm, wo suppose
she meant i.'r(i'fi."Jlnf-ii'lirnc;''
Seribh'r for May,
UT Dr. l'icrcc's (Jolden Jlcdlcil Discov
ery will cure a cougli In ono-lialf the limn
nccomry to cure it with any other ini-dl-cine,
nnd it does It, not by iirjlntf ft up, hut
by rsiiinvln; the caiiso Mitniiilug tho irri
titloQiiud healing tlioml'ectiil I'arts. Kor
all eises of I.-iry ileitis, Hoarscin e-s. Sup
prcssi ui or boss of Voice, llroiK-hlll. -severe
'Jlironlc or Lingering coughs, It id
bo lound to surpasi any medicine Unit luis
ever been offered to tliu pulille. It is cold
by nil dealer In incdlt-iins. 4-l!Mw.
Stoumboat, Hotel and Family
AMI llULUt IN
Groceries, Vegetables, Game,
APRIL 21, 1875.
BURGER &. CO.
Still Ahead as Usual
This Film has just brought on
an Immense Stock of
-Which they offer at-
AND WHICH HAS CAUSED THE
Cor. Ninth Street and Commercial Ave.
WM. GLENN & SONS.
Head-Quarters for Groceries !
M!3IJ2iVSE STOCK! GREAT VARIETO WW Pit ICES!
COFFEE Rio, LaRiiayra, Java, Mocha.
SUGAR New Orleans, Hard and Soft Refined
SYRUP New Orleans and Eastern.
TEAS, TOBACCOS, and CIGARS
Finest Assortment in the West
AVI) IlKAI.l;l!S IS
Provisions,Plour,Grrain, Seeds, Dried Fruit,
AND OTHER PRODUCE.
68, 70, and 72 Vine Street, CINCINNATI.
THE HOWE MACHINE CO.
IlavlnE Secured tho Room formorly Occupied by T. E. Sullivnn na u
Corner Commercial Avenue and Ninth Street,
ic now pit p.irnl to flniw one ol tin-
HANDSOMEST AND WEST -MACHINES IN THE .MARKET.
tsrWo have spared no pains in ilttinfj up tho room for tho accommo
dation of visitorn, nnd will givo Bpootnl uttontion to showing tho ad
vantages of our Mnchino over others.
Wo would rospoctfully ask that an oxaminatlon of our Ma-
chinos bo mado before purchasing olsowhero.
Satisfaction guaranteed before purchase.
Giro ub a call. Tlao I-Io"WO Maoliino Go.
"TII.I.IAM .1 .lolin in iiimuiltnilm "I Hie
cstuli- of SaitiiK'l W. .lolni ili-icu-rili
Miuy An John, M.irln Williams, riiurln Wil
liams, I.II11IU .itiriii iiiiii iiiidin ,
Ii-nilitiitit. im- nollllisl thut on tin- 1711 day or
.Msn-li, l?.t, -luM-iili I. Ilolit-rla, i-iianiliiliiniitl
nifd his hill in i-lmiici-ry lu tlie AU-Minlr comi
ty t-hcuit iv.url, in tin- Mf of IIUiiuU, for
Mrn-losurc, wliiidn oil iu;r tlie ilt-riiiduiili;,
nud Unit wild Bill! l now u ndiiiir In mdd cmirl.
(lint u Biiiiinuiiirt uiis nii-n iii(iii i-.iiru iiiiio
vuld coiut. iis-alnl you, it-turnitklK on lis- llilnt
.Mmidny In May, 15. t" trmi ui sdd cmnt
Hifii to l-holih ii ill the emu l-liiniM', In Cairo,
hi sdd Ali-iiiid-rcsiiiilv
8 YOl'll.M. ttfiv
WtirrUr, Solii-ltor fur (oninlalli-
ttUlt-vtSclur- - &lrttdr-i) 0.i3
4U " 11 " .SU
vi i. ii 7 lil.flo
llcut Mulrrl.il. Ilrmly for unt, nil il I'llci
till low In Trude. St-nilfor l'rli-jbiU. ,
lHHHLfll ft ., t U: M
'The Best Thing in the West.'
Atchison, lopeh & Santa fa 1 1
a.OOO.OOO .A. O 1X33 IS
Of tin-N ut I'm iiuriK und Axricultiu-ul 1juhI.Ii;
AiiK'iUu, hllimlid In und tit-ur tin,- UmuIiAiI
tolloiinoud und lliv.u Alkiuitim vtlij ,
gulden ut'llir Writ, on
1 1 Yeava' Ciodtt, with 7 pr cent. Inter
oat, and -0 per cent. Discount
r a r t: it i: r it n i r. n
To imiclinfcik (.f Liihil.
C-t.-irculars, witli niap, giving full liifornm-
"Ul lftW A'l,"".N. JOIINHUX.
Atllnii Ijind Coninilmloiitr, Topolui, Kan
,tt. I7 1-7-wSm.
lli.Mitni.saesrrtuiCV.,.!))' DW, ' to.
vn tirVLri s
LIME, CEMENT, PLASTEB,
Under City National Bank.
T W,IU' ',nln "'?.r,10,;'! msimftictun-r.
JOHN B. PHILLIS
tucrrsson to .Inlin II. I'lilllb)
And lls.ittrt In
HAY, ORN, OATS, FLOUR,
MEAL, BRA1T, etc.
Agentlfor LAFLIH RAWD T0WDKK COt
.Corner Tenth Street and Ohio
. 1 MlllllllM.
MATHI7SS 6c UHL,
FLOUR, GRAIN. HAY AND
O-a Oliio Ijovoo.
i: J Aj no
S 1) Ajn-
AYRES & CO.,
City National Bank
CAPITAL., - - $100,000
W lIAt.l.ltlAY. frrMilont
IIV.NUY t. HAU.IUAY. Vice frtt
A II SAVTOIil), Cmlili r
W'AI.TKH MYhl.Ol'. Ans'l Cnnhlrr
Starts Tavloh, It. II Ccnninmum,
l. lUiuiur, w. j IIai.liuat,
l Wir.i li.iinjv, .SrriiiKV Hum,
A II S.Kitonit
Exclmngo, Coin and United States
Bonds Bought nnd Sold.
DKI'OStr.s rrviiiol and n itrnrtnl UiiiVIii
CHARTERED MARCH 21, I860
CITY NATIONAL BANK, CAIRO
II Amltll, 1'rrtiiUnt.
S TAYI.OIt, Mrc Pri-Ji-lfiit
llYsl.Ol'. Mn'v SIldTiVBHiirr
llinriAV, Oui .ALiniu K.
-roi hiinni, Pinil lMln
I I .N.VIM.1IAM, II I. llALLU'M .
.1 M rnoiii-.
INU.HK.SI -ald on dt nulls at the tale of mi
t.cvmil jn-r milium, Mnnli luaud Stulcin
Ur 1st Inti-rrd not willidmun Is adilnl Inunr.
lllr)v to Hie irlli(.iuil of Hie depoeiU, llirrcl v
Slvinz tlifin coini-oim-l inlurcst
Married Women and Children may
Doposit Monoy and no one
cIho can draw it.
i)iKn crriN lu.iicsd.sv tvoin'.u.in. tu.1 n la
und NitnnUy rifiilri,- lor favinjrsdriolt unlv
Iromii loso ciock.
W. HYSJ.OP, Traanurr.
THE ALEXANDER COUNTY
Corner Ccmmorciat At. and Eighth St.,
! open from Ham. to t .m, fur tin tmnsurt
Inn ill it-h'iilnr lUnkliiK timlm-dti. Alto on ."st
urdily ri-iiiiiti'iim U toHo'clork for the im
moiUllou of MiviiiK dviioeltors.
ExchaiiKo Bouuht and Sold on tho Prln
clpul Cities in the United Status.
Vr-Korelifn Kvchiiinte diuNvn on Eholaud,
Itrlaud, Kniiu, iiiidi.ll the nrinrjiwl ciiIm iu
l,rinmny.?ll''lld. lltlKluin. llolUud, llu
lu, DruiualL, lluly and olln-r fuieisu nullum
KJ-1'ollt-ctlon't made In any part of Kuroi hjr
Unit or power nf attorney
r-t-Ittm of f reillt tor
lrarlrs In Kunn
Gold, Silvor. United States and
other Bonds Bought nnd Sold.
Inleittl ihud os Tims Dsjcih
IN THE SAVIN08 DEPART ENT,
P C. OANEDY. President.
HENRY WELLS. Vic President
TUOMAK LWIb, CssbW.
T. J. KEHTH, Assistant Cashier,