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W Inforntatloit tlmt the -Stt-ivmo
Lodge Iim drddeil tlmt the next
loii alwll licl.1 at l'liihdi-liilih, mi
the fourth Tiiwiny of Anjrut, 176.
Tlie 18tit of February lia Iwen Pilah
lUlied as tlic niinlversnry of the onlcr awl
Jay of crlebratlon.
Mr. W. F. Storey l paying lear for liU
ucwapapor wlilMlr. Ho win stit-il for 11
ttelbyaMlMKarlycoiiu' lime no. ami
the jury jrac ,,ir a v,,ri"ot nl'
At the siiggeMtoii t tlie court, t lie vr-r-ilfot
(vi! reduced to 5l.").CKX), wlilrll
amount Mr. Storey paid to Mlt Karly
'cash on the nail." In't week.
lUndall. Cos and ood havi; been tit
Wellington looking after their ehunces
of obtaining the fpeakcrsiiip oitne unine
of the next OougriM. Iverr, tlio other
prominent candidate, remains nt home,
and sava that. If the otllec will suuk him
he will accept It thankfully, llamlall l
Mid by the Washington quid mines to be
ahead In tlie race, but the friends of Kerr
are contldent that he will bo ucecs'ful
The candidacy of Mr. Hendricks for the
Presidency may have an effect on the can
VMS, and that of Mr. TlldenaWolntlucnce
the action of the Home In maKlnir elee
tlon of It s preftllnjc olllcer. '
The whole number of railroad aetl
dents where passengers were Injured
last year, hi the State" of Illinois, was IU ;
In Ohio SI, and In MassaoniKotU :.0. The
averagejourney without accident lu Illi
nois was 8,O00,14i miles, or at the speed
of 15 mile an hour, Id.OOJ day's travel.
In Ohio, It was 7,30:,70l mile, or about
14,000 day of 21 hours. In Massachu
setts, 13,100,000 miles, and 23,000 days'
travel. By charging one-tenth of one
per cent, a mile more than the present
rates, the railroad companies could afford
to pa v to cadi passenger Injured from
$3000 for slight hurts, to $13,000 Tor c
An exchange says :
Hon. W. E. Xlblack. of Indiana, ba
in hU library the otllclal records of Con
irrcss from the foundation oT the jrovern-
nifiit up to tho present time. These
books constitute a library In themselves,
and as reterences for politicians and
political writers they are -simply-hivalua-
Frobably Xib. has a right to boast, but
it lierer itnick us that the possession ot
the official records was a fact worthy of
remark. We have a full set of the An
nals ot Congress, a lull .set of the Con
gressional Debates, a full set ol the C.oi
grutional Globe, and the American State
Papers, besides Innumerable volumes of
the Patent olllee reports,. but we don't
VMS EBA OP REtOlVt-II.iATIO.V.
The present Is certainly the era or re
conciliation. The jxwMi'nna nt l.- nat of
ece?sIou are being allayed, and the Ilhio
and the (J ray are becoming last friends
better friends than they ever were be
The evidences ot this an- plentiful.
The lormer soldiers ot the Union and
those of the Confederacy are vicing with
each otlier lu expressions of admiration
and esteem. .lefllrson Davis even ha at
last lifted up bis voice to luvoke the old
Confederates to be faithful to the flag ol
the restored Union, and at Memphis, the
other day attended the ceremonies of
decorating the graves of tlie dead Con
federates In company with Federal olll
eers and with the Union bauncr floating
over Win. Geti. Forrest alto, faithful
to his determination expressed Just after
th fall of the Southern can-, Is doing
all he can to make the Union one in fact
as well as In theory.
All these facts are, us we have said, In
dication that at last we arc to realize
Grant's wortla and have peace.
W0 believe the Stale Juunml had hi its
uilud's eye our bite article on "The State
Prlntlug Steal," when it says :
..'f.th.e K'l' of the editor of tlie Cairo
BulUtln were in proportion to hi, pow
trs of Invention what a magnificent nov
elist lie would have made !
We believe this, because that Is the
only article lately published lu our col
umns that could In any way have a ten
dency to excite the " Journal' dissent.
Our article was a reply to tint attacks
that have lately been made hi certain
Radical Journals upon Mr. K. I.. Merrltt,
muck jar. .Mcnm imagines, and not
Without restou la our opinion, were Incited
by Col. FldUlp. if that article gave evi
dencoof powers of Invention, tho Jour
nallsa slow coacli. Ouee before, we
gave the same explanation of the printing
matter and the oumai asserted that we
iiau spoken tin truth in regard to It
nut umes chango and men about the
Journal and iltgutei- ofllct-. change
mumvvB he hi:nai n nnxn r t
The St. Louis RepuhVam rebukes Hon
jenerson uavis lor tiw lato peeehe.s lu
aim eafu no biiouiu resoillK'lv l"e-
malu silent, being one ot those men who
cannot speak without saying tho wron
rni... ... .i.
4iw wrung uiiiig ue xaid in Texas was
this: "While other nations have hold
their leaders responsible and received
them with curses as the authors of their
mlslortiincs, you have not chosen to hold
me responsible (or your inKerles."
'luen is trcasou for you, a whole
fcuuk of It; Intimate the Jlepublttau.
"Be uses-the expression nation,' " says
at Journal, "In a maimer calculated to
Impress his hearers with the idea that
" '.secedod SUtcs are lu fact a
wuuuuuy, autluct from the rest of
uwon.nviueldby the right of con
. 1U$ Ijallutftjuhu, way ol attackjpg
Mr. I)nvl. "A nation! (lood Hod,
fa-ntlcinen, n nation! Think of that."
r.vldenlly -Mr. Davis did lint use tho
word with the Intention of Intpti'SHlng
Ids hearer with tho belief that they were
subjugated people, vvlio should when oc
caslon offer nipiln lake up arms lor hi
lil spccflied lately he ha been tclllnjr the
Confedarates to bo loynl to tlie tlnx of the
It l not to be eH.cted that Mr. DavN
will now acknowledge that he wsi not
Ineero In lit. Mlr-fllint a Slate liad tins
right to go out of tho I'nlon at pleasure.
lie (lid believe It, anil he believed I In
states of tho South went out regularly
and eilabllshed a nation that win con
quered. Thousand of other men alo be
lieved this doctrine, and the iwopie oi me
Korth eonnot expect that uiej
will now deny that they did,
and erv: "Wo 1Hned with
knowledge and are nil-orablo tmltornmi
Iiikm. Vi .in- w n-f to lint our
mouths In the dut. It I enough that
they my: "We believed we had a right
in L'o out of the I'nlon. We therefore
M-eedcd, and ctablUhed :i t'onfedei aey
We were defeated In the war that ensued
and taken back Into the I'nlon, where wo
are wllllii-' to stay, and hi It renew our
devotion to 1U Ibignnd hiMltutiouP.
This Is what Mr. Davis bus bf en sav
ing, and In Mtelt eNpre..lons we see noth
lug to condemn but much to applaud
That .teUer'oii Davis ues Mich expres
sions Is evidence that the era of reoon
dilation has at last dawned.
DKCOHATIOX DAY AT M KM I'll IN.
I.uit Monday was decoration day at
Memphis, mulwas In many respects a
marked day. Union soldiers as well n
Confederates united In the demonstra
tion, and the Hag of the Itepubllc was
lloated with that of the Lost Cause over
the grave- of thoe who fell lu the War
IK-tween the States, in its report of the
demonstration the App'ttl says :
It was a great popular upheaval. It
was the bursting ofa pent-up feeling ol
iov and happlnois upon the condition of
me eouuiry, me overflowing oi ui.iuuuit
for the blessings we enjoy of civil and re-
ll-'Ioiis liberty, and a determination to
give uuinUtiikable assurances of loyalty
and fealty to (lie Union. There could be
no mistaking the tenor and drift of It. It
was as strongly apparent hi the speech
of Wright sis In that of Pierre, or lu the
appropriately licautirul poem ol Granger,
Tho Federal went no farther than the
Confederate, and neither saerlllced either
iirmc or dignity, nor stirrentiereii one
lot or tittle of principle. The sonirs and
hvmiis of the Mcudchschus and the
.Ma'niierchor were to the same effect, and
Arnold divided his projrrnmmo eiiunllv
between those who were rivals In broth
erly love. The Union was apparent In
and over all. The battle-Mag of both
armies were placed side by side or In
peaceful embrace, by request, too, of
General Forrest, and the saiuo hand
draped the graves of tho boys In blue
and gray alike. The memory we revive
of the day is this, and ihl Its lesson.
May it endure forever to animate us on
each recurring anniversary strengthening
present resolution mid jonllrinhig us In
our determination to labor hercaller in
and for the Union, to make it more
glorious and free, the lirst among the
nations oi the cartn.
lu aback, drawn by two white horses,
all decorated by flowers and evergreens,
was seated lsham U. llarrl, who was
Governor of Tennessee when the State
seceded, Major Gibson, of ilio lnJled
States army, mid Mlor Jliea, who had
been an ollleer lu the .Southern army.
Next followed what we remember well
as a "relic" of unit helium days, tins hose
carriage ofihc Invincible lire company of
Memphis, within which was organized u
Confederate company, widely known as
the Crocket Hangers. It was decorated
with flower and evergreens, ami from
the top lloated a Union mid a Confcdcr
ate llag wreathed with flowers and draped
Xext In the column were the Confed
erate soldiers, headed by two flags, one a
Federal flag, that of the Third Uasl Ten
nessee United States volunteers.
Then canio Gen. Forrest and escort,
followed by two ensigns, each liearlng
cavalry colors one of the Southern and
the other of tho Northern arm v.
"A beautiful featureof the procession, '
says the Appeal, "here followed, Ixdng :i
Confederate and Federal llag composed
entirely of flowers, worked on magnolia
leaves. The red and white stripes formed
of red and white flowers, with union ol
evergreen. They were both attached to
one staff, and being draped hi mourning,
attracted the admiration of till who saw
Tho orations were made by a Confeder
ate and a Union mitu and were both elo
quent and In good taste.
Taken all lu all, tho demonstration was
Impodiig, and was a declaration on the
part of Confederates and Union men that
the dead past had been burled and lu the
living present all would live lor the Union
one and indivisible now and forever.
I H'aliliKlon trr In Uih ,rlnjrllrl,l fteiiiiUI
mil. It is amusing to notice linn- mnuv r.-
Jeolud politicians remain here lo get a
living In the legal profession. Mr. WH.
llanis, lute of the Attorney General's of
lice, and Mr. Douglass of the Internal
Itevenue llureau, have put out their
shingle. Messrs. Wilson of Indiana, ami
Shcllabargcr of Ohio, are already doing a
large buslnes;here. Tho taxpayers who
dispute the improvement bills ol the
board of works are employing them to
carry their ea-e into the high court-.
All lulrlllicriit Iluir.
A Hartford expressman possesses a re
markably Intelligent. dog. his tt llttlu
"black-and-tati," and It knows about as
much us the average jurymen in Iteechcr
cases after the Jury has been lit milliter
ritpted se-slon lor a year or two. .Mr.
hirnard-the owner will hold up one
unger and ak the dog : "How intiny V"
Answer by the dog: "How." Then
Jlaniard holds up two, four, or three, as
tiny bystander may request, and tho dog,
without walling to bo asked, say;-, If there
lire two, "How wow '." or If there lire four,
Uow wow wow wow'" It is evident
that to a certain extent, the. do-' can
count ; and ho Is not to be fooled" Into
giving a wrong answer, whether Iho
lingers held up are Increased In regular
numerical gradation or not; so it Is in no
routine learning on his tiart.rbitt actual In
telllgence and cimiprcheasioii. Ask the
dog how iniuiy thousand dollars he is
worth, and ho responds with five barks.
Ho will also tell how ninny eoniniiiml.
incuts there are; and when asked how
many word them nrn In ill,, ..lirlitl.
nmiiduieiit, ho responds with four bow
wows. .Noiuatterliow one varies the Ques
tions the answer Is always correct,
IMMkNSE BUILDING IN 'BOifON
A Litrite Xiunl-r ir IVrnui lliirlpil
In III" kmiii.
IIostox, Mav 2d. At (1:10 thl evening
terrllli; exi'dic-ion occurred In '. D.
Daw's drug tnro. southwest cornerif
Washington nhd l.igrango streets. :o.
.VJ3 Washington street. At si Into hour
nothing ilcimuo w.i Known, uui i in;
wllde-t remors are in circulation. At tho
lime of the explosion there were known
to lie about twenly-two persons in tho
iiilldlug, all of whom were more or less
seriously Injured. The ilrst Intimation
ol the dUater was a deep rumbling
sound, similar to the report of an
carthipiake. and almost simul
taneously mo wan oi me uuimiug
burst outward In every direction, and
falling hi a confused ma, presented n
scene of wreck seldom iK-foro witnessed.
It was more complete than that ol tin v of
ine puuiiings mown uowu y powuei mi
i nir ine great rc. i no lorce oi ino ex
plosion was iilmot beyond de-ctlpllon,
ami flooring ami other intmiuiuaim- ma
tcriai nt ouco iook lire, i ne iiremeu
went heroically to work to subdue the
llames and rescue imperiled live hi the
ruin. At Ihl willing two dead bodle
have been Uiken out, mid three others ex-
rlcaleil. who will nuuoubtciiiy uie. A
dozen or more have Ih-cii sent to tho City
Hospital, more or les seriously Injured,
The building hi which tho explosion oc
curred Is n four-story building, with a
front of thirty feet on Washington street,
and a depth of seventy feet on Lagrange
J li:- ground floor was occupied by .1.
D. Dow-, apothecary and manufacturer of
soda water, lu removing n muss of brick.
the tlremcu Ilrst came upon the body of
a horse, attached to a buggy, hurled near
i.agrauge ircci ironi, uniier me ueuni.
1 lie wiide-t excitement prevnleil among
the Imineuse crowds ot people present
as Hie dean anil wounded were oeing
taken from the ruins. A large force of
liollee kept back tlie populace. The ad
joining buildings are more or Ii-ss -hakeu
ami damaged irom ine eueci oi uie ex
plosion. AUPtrioNAI. I'Ar.lllTMKv- T.IKIMl OCT
The second floor or Dawo's building
was occupied bv I.. 1). I'ni.ler, merchant
tailor, who. with a workman, were taken
out slightly Injured. The next room
back was occupied by Mrs. Uzile Frazier
and her little daughter. The hitter died
soon after being taken out. Mrs. Fra.Icr
was severely, but not dangerously, in
jured. The third floor was occupied by
Dr. l'lchardson, ami he Is not accottutcil
for. Another room by Madam-1; .Millie,
clairvoyant, and her husband, who were
both saved, but n brother of tin- husband,
who lived Willi them, Is not accounted
for. Tho fourth floor was occupied by
Anna Conipton. a widow lady, who hail
a number of shop-girls boarding with
her. The widow was
T.uir.x oi-1 di:.ii,
but none of the girl- have been accounted
for. In addition to theabovo.tlie follow
ing have been taken from the ruins : Mr.
Lord, Xc 01 Kat Chester Park, lu a dy
ing condition; Mr. Daniel S. Frazier, not
seriously injured ; Mr. I.orring Gardi
ner and her little sou. not seriously In
jured ; Mrs. W. A. Collin, not serlou-lv
Injured; John .J. Mahony, probably lii-
tally Inliired : .Morris Ackerinau. In a dy
ing coudlllon; F. A rley. skull fractured
and otherwise Injured ; John A. Stetson,
slightly Injured ; Jacob Valsls, badly cut;
jiarina i.ouiicn occupied an iippie-staud
on the corner; she was blown into the
street, and had an arm nnd a leg broken.
Thomas Correy was badly cut ; Samuel
Farwcll, manager of Daw' store,
ni.ow.v i.vto Tin: stiikkts.
badly injured. .Miss l.lr.r.ln .Vtuv was ,
rcscucil Willi crentitimoiiltyt ellirlit In.
juries. The above embraces the casual
ties as tar as can oc ascertained at tins
late hour. It I dlfllcult to estimate the
los-ov Ttiat to tho building proper is
nlmut $40,000. In view of the terrltlc ex
i)lo:loii nnd general shaking of the ad
joining buildings, it 1 thought the los-es
will oggregrtc $100,000.
TiiK.ottiKS oniu: ACcniKxr.
Various theories are advanced as to the
nature ot the explosion, but nothing as
yet Is deilultely known. Tlie most gene
rally accepted Is that it was the ga-gen-erator
hi the cellar that exploded. It Is
asserted, however, there was no nitro
glycerine in the house, and that no otlier
substance could have caused such an In
stantaneous demolition of the building.
The dead body ol dailies M. Frawlev,
book agent, has been taken from the
ruins. Otlier bodies are thought to he
there. There l.s a largo force -still at
work. The ruins are lighted by power
ful calcium lights.
yiLLIAM R. SMITH, M. D.
ItESlDENCE; Xo. 21 Tlilrteenlli Mmt, he
iwetn Wmhlngton uveiiue ami Waluut stni-t
OFi'lCKl.Vorlli (lite of Kllitli stictt he
twren Coiiiinrrclal uuJ Washington uvc line,
W. DUNNING, St. S.
Hi;SII)EN'CK: Con.rr' Ninth ami Waluut
OKI'lt'K: Corner Sixth ilr.t an.l Oblolvte.
OFFICK llUUItS: Kronifia m. Ism,, ami
from 'i to b p in
jya. w. blauw,
Omt'Ks lliult-r'. lllutk, (up-nlr),rornT
KIkIiUi ttmtanil Waihlnnton airnur
n. . iimuiuu.M t, ii, u. KtL.smi, u n.
JRS. BRIOHAM & KEENER,
PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS,
No. 1!H Commercial Avouuo,
Oalx-o, XI 1.
ornti: H(lLit.S-sto l . m., 1 loSaml;
to s p, in, l)r, liifinr can Ih- foiinil at I lie oniiv
JOHN H. MUmV,
Attorney nt Imw,
OFKICi:: i:i(!hth fitmt, Utwevn Conimir-
clul unil Waakliitftoii mur,
gAMUEL P. WHEELER,
Attorney nt Inw.
Kt Ohlu Ix'Vif, orr loom funmily
cuplwl by t Ir.l National flunk,
Q.nEEN & GILBERT,
AttorneyM nnd C'ouiiMvlorN
. at Imv.
OFFICE i Ohio Iavi-, roonu 7 aud S
Utj .Nallunal Hunk,
William II tlimi, )
O.SjM-rlal ittrntloii iilirn to
THli! 1)AIfAr inrMiBTIN.
fpilK lltUXKIIS H.ti1.llillJd.rrynlmnli.(?
(fMTpt Momlii)) iii III- lliillclln tlullitliiK, cor
ntr W'n-lnnxtiiii m i-tiiio mi.l i Hrlllli ttirrt.
Tine llci.i.KTls n tnil l'i rlly ni1crllr hy
filllin.il raiTlrr hI 'l'M-nl)-tilH Ciii a WVL,
p)alila wiclily. Ur .Mull, (In ii-luiifc), 1Hp-r
Hiinumi tlx lumitlii. (i! llmi- inunlln, one
month, tt U.
I'iiUIUIhiI fvery llnirwby nmrnlnrat I 23
T nil until , Immluljly In nilvnnrp. 'Ihepiwlagr
on Hip W'xUy will U- .lf.nl.!ttt till cOlor,
I tut tutisciltwra will iibtnln lor u auWtlptlou
rice or t n jmr.
liuilneM CaiiU, prranuum, IM to
Unu Kiuare, one mutton, 1 ()
One nqiinrr, wo lnertliii, 1 M
One bqtiAre, one V(k '.' M
Our sume, two wrvkx 3 M
Out? 'iiiiii'p, llin- w-ki 4 ()
Ola- .quif, unu mmilli .', !
W K K K I. V .
One s'iiarr, one iiMrrtlon ..it UU
Kadi biil);iifnt innrrliou, .. M
XyOne Inch it a square.
t3"To n-irularmlvrrtlrfM we fitlt-rniptilor In
itiid iiH'iitt, I'otli in to rate ot charge anil man
ni r of llitn) Ihk Ihtir Ixvors.
J3-.Vullcf In lorul (oluiiin lii'irtnl for Flf
Imii Cent h?i-llnr I'.ir one hiki-rllini, Twnity
Ccnti a linr fur two IneirUon,, 'I nruty-Flie
CVntu a lim- for tlm-r iiKrtllons 'lhlily-He
(.'flits a line for one wk, ami Si-vc nty-Ht-
Outs a line fur on,- month,
Communication! upon subjects of s"en-
eral Intort-it to tho public aoltoltoJ.
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JUll.V II. OltKltl.Y,
I'mMcnl Uiiro llullfllu 0nuiiy.
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couuty of Alexander, State ol I Itlitolo. to.
Kether with tho building tticrcou situate
aud thereunto lieloiiglni;.
JOHN Q. 11AII.MAN,
Slanterlu ( luneery,
fUino, 111., May '.'7tb, lb7S. 4CI-5.27.wU.
TbwBoat For SaTo
THE HiluM-rllwr oOt-ra for -'de tlic Mmim
iow lute Nlrm-Wtiwl Unit, Ike llaniinitt,
wllli ciikIiu-i, inachinrrv, lacklen, appaitl Rn,
nirnlturo aa she now UrJlt Cairo, 111.
Her li-ngtli U HI fwt, her breadth SI f,, j1M
Ji'Ptliattvtaiid niiusiuea K70 on. Mie has 3
boiler '.-t fctt lon and 'M IncliM illmiuti r, 2 W
ip.ureein(lniwltlicylliider 17J5 Inches in
Uuiiit'trraiulOfitatoke 2 fwil puuips 4H In
:n in diameter and 17 inrhru ttrokr umtulj
nioilvrn ImprorwiieiiK.und li In every icicl
staunch, m worthy, aud In good coudltlui lor
navlgatloB. For term apply to.
,. 8. 8. Tavmii.
CaIUO, ill!,, Nuvnlr 3, 1ST. 4W.II.M-tf,
Tho Trusteoa of tho Cairo City
Proporty de-Ire to call public attention
to I he mollis of their property, compris
ing a considerable portion of (he Clly of
Cairo. In Alexander County, lu Iho Slate
of Illinois, and lauds Immediately adja
'I Ids ily. as Is well known, ! vtuato 1st
tlie continence of tlie Ohio and M I s I 1 pl
ilcr, at tlit- lir-jil uf ituliilcruplcil imita
tion on tlm Jtlssili,pl, heliiff below oh-
ktriH'llou bv li In the winter unu low
water In mininrr. ami I lm li.n a clear mul
open rlM f coiiiniuiilciitlnu at all tlmi-s over
lliu MlssllDPl:iml ll tributaries-, with nil
tlic cjuntrv soutli. to tho tinll'ot Mev'co
unil the Atlantic (Icenu. Calm lias also the
same cliHnii'ter ol coniiiiunlL-atlou witli all
the country noitlioertlie stream How Inir
tiy It, whm those strcatD are not imiavl-
gable by reamn of lee or low water.
Hclore the era ol ltallroad. Culro liad a
coinniatidinir noi-itlon n :i centre of com
luerre und navigation. This iniKirtalice ot
no t on (-lie Mil noseses. liill nasnow l tie
utlillf IiiiihI nilvatitaitc ot lii-lni! urent mil
load centre, a number ol the ino-t import
nut rullnuds In the Valley nttlii-Misilsrliipl
eouverxhiK 1" and hailnK their termini
there. Anions ince, coining ironi me uoru
an- tlio cre.-it Illinois ueturai uniiroini
u- i r i tiaviT-ca tlio cut re -tnte o II Until
fromits extreinniiiirthern and uoitli eastern
to Its' Miutlicrn limit", nnd by ltcoiin-ction
r.xtuniN into nil tin- ureal northwestern
rain iirodiiclnir Mati-; ine tatro aim in
i-eniiL-r. cxltmlui'.' irom cnini to me i nv
Vlaccimc. In the State ol Indlam, when-
Its connecl otis iitfurd dlseet rallroiul -om
liitinli-.itloii-. with all KatUrn cities : an
the Cairo .V St. l.om- llallroad, nnortlliiir
direct railroad communication with the
Citv tt St. Louis unit all tin- raliroays rn
teritn; there. The roads coming Irom the
South arc the New Orlcau. .lucl.sou and
(ireat Northern and the Mobile nnd Ohio
It.illiiKi.N. wlili-li "ho (tlirit r.illtnad com
miinli.-itlijii with Hia cities nl .Mulilli- and
.N'i-w Orlejiis.anilollitr Miilthrrn Allanli
se.i pint-., aud by coiiiiii-.lllii.- ronil Willi all
tlio cii,intiy squill of Cairo; and i-olmiik'
ironi ine -oiitnweei iinn v.am,, ,iimiiw
nnd I i'a Kiliro.nl. wiucn riioru tiiiiuar
coniiiiiitik'atloti with sn'-thein .Ml'souri,
Arkiiiis-is end Text." and tho illr.i-lful i-lf.
lesol llinc State", 'fhii lukt-uamed rud
will give, alo. (Iliuet i-iiinclIoii with the
Texa-. anil Pacific Itoadwhin it l comple
ted, thus 1,'UIii:,' direct lommiiriii-atioti wi h
the prilicinal poiti ol the l'aeltiu Ocean,
These ruilro.id,tcimii:atiriK "t Cairo, are
now all completed and in r-ueceful oiera
tlou, thoo In lllinoN romlnn into the city
on a bank oleacii nt the rivers, Ohio and
Mls-Uslppi, aud tcrmlnallm al their coullii
cure, thus eiiclrcllni; the city. The Holly
Spring, Hrowci-vllle and Ohio River ltall
road, and the Cairo and Tennessee River
Railroad, which will both terminate at
Cairo, are In course of con-tructlou and will
60011 bo completed, and otlier railroads both
in tilluoW and lu State south of tbo Ohio
river, which will aNo tcrniluatc at Cairo,
are projected, and arraUKeincnts Hindu to
build them. The (Otmrilcliou ot Iheie
willKrcatly lucreae tlio rtllroad oiiiiiitiul-
canons oi cairo.
Its central lorstlon In the erc.it Valler of
the Mississippi, nnd the ijreat wealth of liver
unu rauroau c'linmitiiicdiiou, (,-tves lo ualro
uiikiirpufted advautaec-) as a euitunercial
point, mi it arlordi to lier easy and cheap
i-e.-s to all tlie train prodttiili districts nt
ttii'Xorili and West, andritollaraccissto nil
thu agricultural produce couuinieni of the
South, thus preientlns the host location lu
the West for un Intcrchatitfu of the rcupcct
tve northern and toiithern rouiliioditic and
Aa mimitVeturliii: loeatloii the position
of CUitola notlcs linpoitaiit. The crude
materials of e cry ilcscrlptlori, which nm-
sllluto the element- of rnaniifactuied aril
lies, abound on every slue. Iron ore, coal,
of superior tinl!ly, and tluihrr of r.vety
character, iiioit tlian others, Ix-Iiik eusliy
and cheaply acceslhle, and thu iiei ayrl
cullural region of tlic huiuedlate urilitior.
I100J, well aa the more remote districts
rcudered tributary to it by river and rail,
furnish supplies ot the i.ecekp.iriesof life In
such abundance as to render living except
ionally cheap. When the manufactured iti
(li s are produced, the faclllllcs for cheap
dl'trlliUllou by ilvtr und rail arc not
Cairo m a moral, Intelligent, liberal aud
cntirprMne; populatliiii of about 1,000 has
a superior system id public sclmols, which,
wllh others oiiilucte(l by prlinto enter.
prl, atrotd uristirp scd educational :id
vantaves Is pocscd nf welhestahlUhed
churches of nearly every dcnoiiilnatlon
has "ib!l i and pihutc liiillillny ol a nine-l-.or
ch.iracler-leis a climate, which for sit
lubrlty and heallliliiltuihiriice cannot be
surpassed-bas a welhrcrriilati-il and ef.
I dent Municipal orpnlzJtlon, In trects
lighted with tra, ami other metropolitan ad
vnntaKcs, which iikiI.i, It bllily deslir.bl.)
and In reality not In lie excelled hi a nl m
of permanent Hsldcm-e.
Lots aud laud lu Cairo tiro now ofletcd at
very low prices, ailoidltik' lavorublc oppor
tuultleH to purchase, and the owners pro
tein Hie location to the public as oil'uiinj;
unrivaled advantage lor the successful e
tablithuient nl cnniiiierclal or uianufai'tur.
lujf eiilerpilses, and thu best localllv in tho
country for protltablo luvcutrucutor capital.
H. Staats Tayloii,
Caiho, Ii.r... Ma lt, la'i.
THE m LOW KKSUIUOll. "STANDAlllI"
Great Durability with Handsome Deslans. and Givina
FECT SATISFACTION Evcrywhoro.
MADE ONLY BY
Excelsior Manufacturing Comp'y
012, 014, 010 and 018 N. MAIN HTKEET, ST. I.OUI8, MO.
AND OOI.D EXCI.USI VKLY DY
G. W. HENDERSOXi, Cairo, Illinois.
DRUGGISTS' FANCY GOODii,
WAX PI.OWEII MA'l'l&t I AI,
WE ollcirrorri-ipotidrnrratiil imlsrs frutn UnuWits, ltiyi!cU unit Ci-nrjl SMrrslnwaa
uf k'KoJ In our line sttntntojat, I'lantntfun i.t. I family Mnllrme (.mn funiltlil or.
flllril with lettable Llrus at rrjuorudilo rulii.
WHOLESALE & RETAIL,
74 Oblo Lovcu.
F. M. STOGKHFLiETH,
Importer and Wholesale Dealer in
JPOJZUEttGrJSr 3LKn DOMESTIC
Wines and Liquors,
62 OHIO LEVEE, - - CAIRO, ILL.
Keeps a full Htock of
Monongahela, Rye and Robinson County
FRENCH BRANDIES, HOLLAND GIN,
KEMjY ISLAND AND (MMF0RN1A WINES.
I mmmW mm WLm mm arm mmm m XIX I
QUICK AND UNIFORM
COLLU1R WHITE LEAD,
RETAIL & PRESCRIPTIOiV
WitahlnKtOD A v., Cor. 8th r.