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Arter. J. V .U-irarl.
ARTER & STEWART.
(SueccMori to D Mlrt A
Mo. 113 Commercial Artoat,
Bristol & StilweU.
Keep everything pertaining to
tho line of Btaplo and Fancy Oro
seriea, Woodonwaro, Vogotablcs,
Fruite, Sic , tia.
Bass and Injymber
Agtjot and Opal
Bello and Iur.u bounde
"Fur Boizo and Gurlz.
A Sore for Salo.
No. 32 EIGHT STREET
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
IN THE CITY.
Goods Sold Very Close.
Corner 10th St. and Cotnmercul Av
C. 0. PATIER & CO.
PAINT AMI OHM.
B. F. PARKER,
Paints, Oils, Varnishes,
Willi Paper, Window Glass, Win
dow Shades, &o.
Alwayi on baud, tbe celebrated illuritiimthit:
Corner Eleventh Street and Washing
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
a, o. xrcrsxjM,
BINDER AND BLANK BOOK
tulletia Bulldlnv, Corner Twelfth Street
and Washington Avenue,
'ifOotuitr unit lUIhocd AVoik a specially.
R. SMYTH & CO.,
Wholesale uu1 Ihtall llilei In
Foreign and Domestic
WIXJKM OF AM- KIHDM,
No. 60 Ohio Loveo,
frltVTIt & CO.
ket, nnJ Klci"clal attention to
1 L 1MB. mi " ' - . , i it i . . 1 .. 1 ..
raucli nl me ujtiuMi
ICE! ICE!! IOE!!!
Vh.,1rle and Uriah ll'jilrr in
PURE LAKE ICE
Cairo Rud Kankakco, III.
CAIRO OFFICE :
At Huleu Wilson's. Cornsr Twelfth St.
and Ohio Levee.
I will run n Jus nann llironslioot tho
s(on, .l.lltrrln pnir lale In- In any
ln or the cltr it tho Innn-at market ri, and
will Imi nirnf.h m Irienils ont.ldu lliecltv will;
re ly the fjk ir nr load, ptckul In uwdutl
or thlpriKnt In niir dl.fciiiee.
BOAT STORES, GROCERIES,
Oornor UiKlitli Btrcot,
WM. WETZEL, Proprietor.
Tltt'STY wuti'li lipt nizJit aud Liy for
trjln. mil tenmliouU
The l-t of rrimiiioliitloiis
itiirIi atTuu Dolhira vwnUr
HOLLO W-WAB E, &c.
Tin, Shoot-Iron, & Copper Ware
GUTTERING AND HOOPING,
STEMBOAT AND JOB WORK
PBOMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
No. 37 EIGHTH STREET,
Be. Commercial and Washington Avert.
Wholesale, Retail and
tXT 1 1 a o SK'aB 33 loo Xx.,
Comer Poplar and Eleventh Streets.
IslfBlghest Oaab Frloo paid for
Hog ana OaHlo.
Office, :JsVlle)tl. au.iULlu.3', Crf lftii. OtiMt eixxft TXriln.trtOJQ. -A-TenM.
CAIRO, ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1875.
THE BANQUET TENDERED HIM AT DEL.
XONICO'B LAST NIOHT.
A IHailiimilalirit Asxi-itilriiiy;,., l'lntlr
I n IT I'rrvuiiHl 'I'rllnilri. null Nome
(lelnl Di'paich li the QilcurfD Tiiljunp.
Ni:w Voiik, Aril '27. T)iilimii'r K-vrn
to Ex-Si'iiator Carl Sulitir. tltlt uvmlinf
at Dtlinoniro'f, "li Kiiitrtcciitli stlitt, nan
1'jlrly ii'iircsciitatlvi' oi all clift-In tliU
city. v llllaiii Jl. Kvarlii pi-crKliti.
Schurz fat on ills Itiiim-il
Wolli on UU It'll. Parke Uod-
win. C'vriM W. Fit'M. Miirat llnhtiwl.
H. Cliltti'iiilcii. Cliarh" Kriini ii Ailutii',
Jr., IVhltt lau' Ki iil. l)r William A. lnm
iiiuntl. WllotC. Cowcleu, uui. hit-wart
1.. V(M(lf(.nl. and l'ror. Holla
wort' prf-'iit. Wlilli- Mr. odwlnN ail-ilrr-s
ua perhaps I'ullcH oi wit and ftrl
kln' rtlcn-acr' to uvunl of the tiim.'",
Mr. Kvarti' opening n tnaikt wen1 hon
orttl wltli tin; licurtlost plitnilito. lilt
limit Mxiiillnint wiinN. jiolltlfally p!lk
In'. xvi'ii! : Tlw !iri-;U wrporali; oryan
IaiiIoii that atti inpli to jrra'-p tin- powt ivi
(irCovLTtinifiit In fpli' of tins people U
the oraiiiJllou of placiiiii'ii; and tin:
Oovi riililflit ot plati-iiltii I- tins urakc?t
and wickwli ht, mid iiu)ttll'i.'r.ii;i fiil (Jov
rriinii'Mt that tin pi:i"'v fan liac."
I'.irk (Jodivlu alo -poke, and Mil rat
Hal'timl, ('. I". Adani-, .lr.. and iMviu
A. WY1I-. Few of thi' -iK'tfliei. Wi'.w fl'
nllleant Iji-vond lite personal expre-'lmi''.
In lili spi'etli, Cliarli't Kr.incls Adam
-lioke of Im'Iiik pn-eiit, in "reeoiilllon
nl a Senatorial wreer which, In my opin
ion, slilne out in our reOent polltfeal 111--lory
llkt! a piod tliitl Inaw leketl world."
Later lie cpokc oi 3!r. Schnrz as one w ho,
iiioit! peiliapi than any other -lnlo man
In the country, command the admiration
of either party. Tin- rcjt of his speech
wa- not personal. The mo-t M,'ntllcaut
political iia-iae wsis the following:
"For we are like him homeltfs politi
itn waiitlercr.. the rlierlihed inmates of
no warm party fold: ittid what U mote,
unniiiforiahli'as that iHi-ition is tiftially
thought to U. we strongly fancy it, and
aO we propo-e tc remain Jii-t where we
are. Individual members of that rapidly
crowing political org.inl.ation known :i
Imlependeiit : not that we need have a
habitation or a name, for at times w u
dwell in every inanV lioti'e. We nre He
puhllcaiii tiMlay with JJIaino In Xew
Knglaiulaud with Chamberlain in South
Carolina : Democrats trntiiorrow with
Tilden in Albany and with Ilavanl in
Delaware. I can't jtiit recall what par
ticular worthy It wa who once exclaim
ed. 'When: liberty I- there is my coun
try." but In much 1 1 it -aine fpirit where
eier in the future we .-hall llud the near
ft approach to political purity, iutelli
genie, and Integrltv, call It Ucpubllcan.
call it Deiuocrntlc, there will be our
To the A "Ocinl.il I'll X J
Sr.w Vouk, April 2". Senator Sch ur,
In rrplv to a toa-t In hi- houorat the ban
quet tfvcu It I in this evening, cald : "To
e.itu tile good naiiiii orcltl.'iin U u ililnir
to Ih! desired. I may claim one thing,
nnd that is i have at lea -I tried to do my
duty. Certain di;igrceinciiti of fcenti
uieiit occurrisl lietweeii me and my party
lielore. I left the Senate. I -tarted early
In life an earne-t and devoted man, and at
tached mvelf to the Uepublleau party.
I .crved ft faithfully until am! aficr" the
Civil War, and the logical results weiv
IK-rfcctly -afc after the War. It then
Mt'iucd to me that the time had come lor
taking other great problem in hand for
solution. It was nece--ary to secure for
the new order of things that favorable
public opinion which Is Itidl-pen-abli! by
a wl-e policy of conciliation. It was nc-ee-'ary
to 'strike down the spirit of ra
pacity" which aro-e during the War and
ihrea'tened to letrov the grand old in
stitutions of our (loverniiicnt. It wu-
necc arv to re-lore once more lo the
country a sound currency, apd to lighten
and regulate the burdens hanging over
the people from revenue and taxation.
That thee evils existed no one denied,
and no one denlei to-day. I fondly
hoiM-d that the nart v to which I belonired
would take then! problems in hand ami
deal with them. Hut you as well as I
know that thc.-o problems arc Mill un
solved, and Indeed retrograde niove
in.'tit.s have been made in some respects.'
An attempt, said the Sicakcr, wa
in ule hi W2 to take a middle course, but
it tailed. TUN si o i 1 not e tl-e ill-cuiir-
a''cnicnt. beeai S llle lcl les-on-were
lo b.e learned Iron) lalltce. e had two
political parties to-day. bi.t nellher nl
them fatil"y Hie people. I sfia'.l admit
that in both panic there arc g od men,
nml In till- anil lliai Male one g oii tiling
linsbeen done by iltlier party. Hut it
was like a man coming lo two roads and
a-KIng which he .-hall take, and a per-on
s.iylug to him : "Stranger, you may take
c'tlier, hut If you tin you w ill wl-h you
had t'lken the other." The Independent
votets werfiinlho main good cltlens
who wished to serve their parties by tho
best method-, nnd would not servo bar
gainer's. He was convinced that the mass
ot Independent voters were fining
enough lo give victory to either desiring
it. Tho Independent party wa
loo great to fritter Its power awav,
bill It was the duty of men who composed
it to use his power for thecommon good:
It was too early to advise If with regard
to the next Presidential election, hut in
itiatory ttcps should bo taken by the
iiien compo-lng It to bring its power lo -i
locus. Let it le by organization of com
mittees or otherwise, so that, when the
tlmo arrived, they could sav to tlm
parties "what the independent men
wanted. He believed that 5rv.1t good
could bo brought in this way, and what a
great blessing It would bo to have a full
grown statesman in tho Presidential
chair! Next year wo would celebrate,
tho oni'-hundredth anniversary of our In
dependence. Might It not only be known
as a year ol proud memories, but of strong
and independent action.
In conclusion, the speaker returned
thanka for the reception given him.
Letters 01 regret were renn bv tho
Kbula I'b Mk au Oyster.
(1'rora the lloston Tnuicrit.
PriMdent (Jrant Is deemed a vcr' rrtl
tent man. .So liu is, exceiit where he has
becoiuo thoroughly ncqtiiilntcil. Amonjr
those admitted to Ills conlldetice liu mo
nopolizes the conversation, hut let a third
party como in and ho Mints up like uu
oyster, uh ntio of hi" lutlnint liieiidj
, Chairman from William Cullcu llryant ! bowd-, with heat ; constipation alternating
nnd James Kussell Lowell, and tT.e fol-1 with ircipiciit mucks or U h'o- S l'llo', AddrCBB
in..,l..r. tnndc: .1i.c.l urri i..... . ,. . H . , ,1., norv inil0IS.C0lillies.Ot I'XTCm. OUUIMB
Pnik tjouwin Tlf Uetinla Year!" ' 'V"--''?"'?' ! l"'"-
David A. Wells; "Ileform." O. F. 0 -W j " S . ifiM
. Adams; "Tho ," Mural Hal-tead. iJV "'"bt ,lle.bl ' ,. K"diffl Sl, :
Tli ltiilibr.Myor or Mntntiiurit nml
llipfcccrrl r If In Pourr.
Allilrs hcrcaooiits .'re growing rapidly
worn', and it is evident t,o the most uumliI
observer tlut we art-fan coming to an
open rupture, w ith M.'xleo, in order to
save the Ilws and prop-rty of American
cltl.en, not only on tin .Mexican side of
the river, Mil here In air own town ami
mlghborliood. The rdillng and inurder
iire carried on, not inly by the conni
vance, but by we. ticti.e participation of
coriuia. who i now mayor 01 jiatamo-
ras, ami practical!) , ue governor of the
Mute of Tainaulfpa', hi which state
Matamoras Is Mtttatei. A man v of our
readers may not kuo.v much about Cor
tina, and u". it war occur-, he will have
bcm the inalu-sjirliigoftlic whole moe-
uieiit, a 'i.eicii 01 mm may ho Interesting,
.loan '. Cortina Is 11 ili.vl. mi iif full
Spanl-h bboil, wjih aJI the native uibaiil-
m;i aim lerociiief 01 ni race, lie I now
nearly -Ixty year, old. live feet eight
Inches higli, weighs 173 I'ouiul-, wear a
heavy dark beard, somewhat gray. The
expnlnnofhls d irk face Is sinister,
seniird. avnrielon-, malignant and cruel.
HeU whollj IlliUrate, Iwliig unable to
read or to write n word, except hislgua- ,
lure, which ability ho acquired from tho
neccs-ity ol slgnftig numberless death- ,
warrant iroiiiinclauii iitoe-, directions
for plutuleraiid inuitlcr. or the acipilttals
ui urtiui; uiitvfs,
Hehigau outlaw under Texas laws.
Cortina cannot cro the river, as a cUI
.uil. Into this stJite. In lt70 lie catl-cd a
ix.titlon to besi.'iit to the Texas Legisla
ture u-klug for lelli-f Iroin the ban of out
lawry, but the pttltlon was instantly and
tinanlinou.lr njceli.tl. It would be a
waMo of tiiue to emunenite the roberies
andcrtielticiofwhkhCoitliiii liai been
guilty hi a long life of plunder and blood
Micd. Th'i raid of Corllna Into Hrownsvilleou
the morning of the '.'Oth of Scptcnilx.T,
1SJ.VJ, will l well remembered bv Tex-
ans. it was a raid characleriml by ex- 1
ces-lve i.ruiity and diabolical outrage. ,
ueorgo .Morri, a plain, fptiet man. sum a
blacksmith, had inado haudculfs and
shackles for convicts going to the peni
tentiary, who. at that time, were mostly
Mexican cattle, thieve-' and iniirilerer-.
tVirliiia and Ills hand pur.-msl Morris, rid
dled him with bullets until he fell di-ad
upon the grao of Col. Howen, at the
foot of the ilagstaff in the then vacant
parade ground. Ills Mexican wife knelt
over Ids dead body to protect It Iroin mu
tilation by piteous appeal, but in her very
face the murderers hacked oil' one ol hfs
llii.fitpfi In ..lil'itii 1. rtm. ii'litfli ,ins It
Olficr and similar horrors bv tho amc 1
parties marked that raid. The Cortina of
that day i. the Cortina of this, only wor-o
from the maturity of the diabolism in
The jieopleof nrowii-villedonot know
at wh;it moment the Cortina inroad of
livl) tna. be reiealed with Increased hor
rors. ithiii ten days, ttnderapparciitly
reliable ruuioi-!:. several of our young
men have combined and armed, and have
left their bedi and houses at night to
meet the raiders t advantage, should
It Is well known here that Cortina li.is
ill the neighborhood of his house fr)0 des
perate men, each one armed with a Win
chester rllle, a six shooter and the ever
present Mexican knife. In an hour these
iiicii-iMin be sent on any desperatu enter
tirise. Within three days he can organ
I.e -',000 men of the -ame class between
Matainor.is and Keynoaa, a dl-tauce, sav,
of eighty miles.
On the second Sunday of October the
people of Matamoitis cho-e elector-, w ho,
on the next Sunday, elect the mayor.
It I- the privilege ot the. retiring mayor
to announce the election of his sucec.-sor,
without which announcement the succes
sor c.tu not lie. legally inaugurated. A
year ago lat December Senor Tober,
then mayor, reluscd to announce the
election of Cortina to the mayoralty,
because ol glaring fraud- In the iicctwii.
Cortina and hi- banditti attacked the "la
casa del Ayuiilaineuto," or municipal
houe, killed M.-veral of the mayor's po
lice, and wounded hU son. Two of Cor
tlua's men were killed and one wounded,
but he, Pancho Uainl.cr, recovered, and
was hung subsequently as a desperado by
a vigilance committee 011 the American
side of the river. Defeated on that day,
Cortina continued to renew the attack,
until he drove Senor Tober away.
The military interfered and Cortina
took the olllco of mayor In .January. The
atrocities he perpetrated while mayor
compelled (Soy. Canal.. 'J remove him,
but the legi-lature ot the state of Tain-aullpa-
rcin-tatcd him on a quc-tlon of
law. The better elas of the people of
Matainora- and of Mexieoare ntipoed to
Cortina and hi- act-; hut, a ine nclmlo,
or nibble are at his coiiiiii.'iud. and In the
event of his .success hi- opj rs would
sutler seriously lu property and life, they
allow his election to gii t.v default, as
they did hi December la-t. when Cortina
was re-elected mayor without opposition,
it being better to sutler hi rule ot rob
bery ami murder than to li-e more, II not
all. by opposing him.
The secret of the power of Cortina
over his adherent i the lacl that he nnd
they tire thieves togtllicr. The adher
ents raid, fell the cattle for $." 00 per
head mid the hor-es for $1 00, divide
with Cortina, and in turn aru protected
by him. Cortina H ambitious to be Gov
ernor of the Slate of Taiuaiillpa, and ho
is shaping tho way, with the thieves and
desperadoes-, to make opposition, as in
tho mayoralty, scarcely possible. With
Cortina as tne (Sovcrnorof that State,
and Ids own mayoral .Matanioras raplno
and murderer would hold a saturnalia on
NytniUoiii or Uer ComplnlHl.
of Nome of the llenei. hiUii
Nunii. of the llleie ri.iuuun
A Mil jw or roll .w color of klu, or yel
lowish brown spab on face ami other parts
of body : dullness nd Urowtlticss with frc
iiuentficailaiiiciillzzino;, bitter or bad
tte In moiitli, dryness ot tlirout, sml in
ternal boat i palpitation ; In many catcs, n
lry, tc-islni,' cough, y. itli soro thro it; tin
slcsily appetite, raising food, choking ten
s itlon In throat ; dMroi, Iicarlno h, bloated
or Hill Icelinz about stonuch or tliU-s, pain
i .1.1. i, i.ml brcait. and about shoul
ders! colli', pain ttud somi'si llirougb
n...i. Lii nnv and ur uarv nil cu t vs:
ilminpi!.. low sn.rlts, imtocltibillly, and
Kloomy forebodings. Only tow ot aboo
symptoms likely to bo nrewnt at ouo time.
All who tiso Dr. Nereis Alt. Kxt. or Ool-
den Medical Discovery and Pleasant Pur
gatlvel'tileUlorJ.lur Complaint and Its '
complication, uro loud In tt.clr pralio ot
them. They uro Bold by a.l dealers In mod.
taBrFFtin. li nw ' s-j; wi
BURGER & CO.
Still Ahead as Usual
This Firm has just brought on
an Immense Stock of
Which they offer at-
AND WHICH HAS CAUSED THE
EVER SEEN IN CAIRO.
Cor. Ninth Street
Clough & Warren Organ Cos
(Lato SIMMONS St CLOUGH ORGAN CO.,)
until ltu mi':
SCRIBNER'S PATENT QUALIFYING TUBES,
An luri'iillon Imvln a mot Important IwarhiB on thi future irpuUllou of Hml Instrument, ly
uiean of wlilcli tlie iitimtlty or volumrnf tone Is very larijiiy
nirrea-cl, url the ijuallty of toneieuUertsl
E:;;:I It H ot U H Pits llrp'of k Sine C.pitilj.
" Our if Ubnitnl "Vo Olwle, "t ox Humana. " "Wilcox I'jttnt," "OrtnTf Coupkr," the
iluirmlng "iVllo" nr " Clarionet" stops, "t!nis Horn," "Cicinona," "Vox Angrlft,"
"Viola KtherU" unit
ALL THE LATE IMPROVEMENTS '
Can bcobtaumlonlvln these Or?nn
Fifty Din'urout StyloB,
For tho Parlor and tbo Church,
Tho Boat Material ana Workmanship,
Quality nnd Volume of Tono Unequalled.
pzvxoxatBi, ao to tsoo.
Faciorrand Warerosme, Cor 6th anS Cnngresi Sis.. DETROIT, KICBW
IJssiaouBnoa in xdou.j abuuib wunvua iu xivory -uounij.
CLOUGH & WARREN ORGAN CO., Detroit, Mich.
STTBSCHIBE FOB, TBS
ONLY $1.25 A YEAR.
and Commercial Ave.
UmAn City ITaUetaal
I WILL Mil In ear-load tot tt
ptic'J, (Jdlxic 1'rtLaht.
JOHN B. PHIIXU
(SucccMon to Jean B. TUlVti
Anil Dealer la
HAT, ORH, OATS. TLOUm,
USA!, lBAT, tW,
lmU(K L47LUlKAntOWBa M)
ICeraer Taatk itt mmA OkU
Z l. lUthUM.
FLOUR, DRAIN, HAT AND
K. J. Arm.
ft. D. Ayret.
AYBXS ic CO.
City National Bank
CAPITAL, - - 1100,000
W. I IIALLIDAV, rrwiiUat.
ItKS'HY U IIAIX1DAY, Vice tttlt.
A II SAKroUI), Cuhlcr,
WAI.TKtl IfySLOf, AJ't Crtlrr
9. Smith Taylor, It II. C'17tjiniiu,
II. L lULMDAY. W. P. llALUOAT.
U. I Wn i.iam.o.v. arirm: Huo,
a. is. surroui
Exchanco, Coin and United Stftt
uonoM iiougni ana taoia.
DKI'OSITS mvivM suit a feonsl Uutklas
CHARTERED MARCH tl, 18
CITY NATIONAL BANK. CAIRO
A. 11. 9AKFOKD, l'mldeat,
.S H. TAYI.OK. Vict ITMldent.
IV 11 Vt.or, Scc'r and Tnasurrr.
. Djuiclay, Ciias. JALiuna,
.STOcKfLaru, I'aul (1. nenm,
CCM(nilAll, II I., llALMDAY,
J. M. 1'lllU.lisl.
1NTKKKST ll'l on iltpoalu at the rule or all
rr rent r annum, March ll and hapten
Iwr IVt . lutrreat nut withdrawn la added lram
jllatoly to the principal of the depoaiia, taerebr
Marriod Women and Children may
Deposit Money and no ene
else can draw it.
Oiirn arerr buainmddiv tWkmUu.m. lulu.m
anl .sattinlay Tenlnis for eu lug. Uepoaita onlr
flomo tu e o'i lock.
W. KTSXOF, Trsasmrar.
THE ALEXANDER COUNTY
Comer Commercial At. and Ztgatla St.,
U opi from ft n.iu. to 4 p.m. for th transact
Ion of regular nankins bualneu. AlaooaHat
mday inwning from aloHe'elockferrsesesesi.
moUUon of Saxlnga depositors.
Zxchanae Sousht and Jkld oauii Trim
eipal Cities In tae Unltsd Atatss.
EfKorcim Kxehaajra draws na Karbaf,
Iriland, Jt"ran, and all the prlneipal ejHj la
(iermanr. Hwlraerland, nalaluro, Holland, Kbs
U, Danmark, Italy and otbir roraia bsMom.
HTCollellona mad la s ny part ef Europe pw
or power of attorney
tO-Utter of cnrilt r tnele ra la
all TTnlt! fa.fSXI
biffdiMsi Tin ftpfe
IU TUM sTATXsTM BEsTABV sWT