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A3GAI-OK IlDUKj XOi 61.
KnlghWof Pythias, mitts every Fri
day night at Iwlr-iMMt seven, in Odd
rAiavn' Hall. O K. Slack,
Chancellor C'oinmnrnlt r
AI.KXANDKK I.01H1K, NO. ill.
.JHlk Indctiruiltnt Order of Odd-t'cl-
plowa. meet every Thursday night
WPW at lutlr-niurt Keren, In their hall on
Commercial avenue, between alxth ami Seventh
streets, .loitw II Uossmam, N. U.
f- VMHO KNfJAMl'MKNT. I. O
Olii Ocld-rollows' Hall on the llrst ami
THl'RSIUY, .HJLV 15, lB7fi.
I.oml Weullier Itcporl.
Caiiio, Ili,,, .Inly II, Is?.'..
Itiewuri lu every month, nt half-piiM evm Timk
' ' OK Slack, C. I'.
l,AMO I.OUUK, NO. 237, A. V. A A. M.
r Hold regular communications In Ma
sonic Hull, corner Commercial avenue
' 'and Klghtti street, on tli second ami
oiirth Monday olMicli ruuiith
Have Bulla or Every Description
nrllcioiiH-l'II.NKMJt-iit i.onU Her-
4JIii I'riill Jnrn,
nt 7f cents per dozen ; nil Hit- lat t styles
In jelly ghws. Sfiilltjff wax In large and
fin all fpiautltlc.a, at Dnn'l Harlman',
corner Sixth street.
PILSENEU at Louis Hcrbett's.
M&KlTMXillcnii matt dfUnounLer
Genuine C ingress S tiring water in bot
tles, kept on Ice and sold lor 10 cents per
glasp, i cents per bottle, nnd 42 per dozen,
at the following place-: I'hll. Saup'i Con
lectlonery ; Mctlaulcy's nudSehuh's Drug-tore-,
anl Louis Herbert' ltcstaurant.
The Saratoga Congress Spring Water Is
put np anJ loid In bottle only, to ItiMlrs Its
original strength and medicinal propel tic.
I.oulx Herbert Iihm l'll.NKM:it.
Arlington lee Cream Saloon, T. II. Ki
ll, proprietor, at the Arlington House,
on Commercial avenue, between
Sixth and Seventh, U now open.
The most delicious lee Cream always on
hand. Families supplied with any quan
tity, and at reasonable price. -lS-tf.
MSf-IHg reduction In prices ol Feather
Dusters, at Schuh'.s drugstore.
A cottage on Thirteenth street, between
Washington avenue and Walnut street.
0-13-tl. Apply to Hit. Smith.
Three large and tery desirable family
rooms, fronting on the Ohio, at the St.
Charles Hotel, can be hid, with board, at
very reasonable rates during the Summer
month. Abundance of purr air and per
fect ventilation. T-10-tf.
A Laiuik assortment of Alpaca Coats
from SI 50 to $2 50, at HartuianS, ror
ner Sixth and Commercial avenue.
Hah. Tiik. Wind,
ei.va ?'" W
ai.'JlJ, 7'J- m v.
Kttltifall ,0s lnche.1.
THOMAS .lO.STS, Sergt. H. ,H., If. H.
of the City ol Cairo for sale at hull price
-$2 50 caeh. Apply to K. A. Hi:hni:tt,
Dr. Wanliier, lor the past ever.il days',
has been quite unwell, and has therefore
been unable to attend to hi bit'lncs affairs.
special convocation of Cairo
. . V -1 1 t t ..111 I...
I... 11, Jt.jl. . 11111 ut;
(Thursday) evening lor
work in J'. M. and M. K. deree-. Vis
llhii; companions fraternally Invited.
Hv order of M. E. II. I'.
C. II ANNS', Seereliiry.
A A special 1
iayr Chapt?r No. '
VWtil this (Th
Uo hiiiI Kzz iter.
landlords ol hotcN and boarding liou-es
vi til tlnd It to their savantaRO to call un
Mn. Coleman, l.aundre, No 12 Fourth
street, betwem Wanhlngton and Commer
cial avenue. Hotel and boardlng-houfc
vablnir, T.' cents per dozen. K01 piecework
prlreit arc as lollowr: Single slilrt and col
lar. 10c; ter dozen 80c; ock 5c; two col
lar, 8c; two handkerchief, fc; veil Wc;
and all gentlemen' wear, fOc. per
dozen. Ladle' dreie, to Mc;
klrtalO to UOc; drawer 10 to Kc; two
,,lr hoe Re: two collars 5 to 10c. For la-
Oil lor ill Old Home,
City Treasurer Make, who, .'luce UU
entrance into mc on ice ne now occupies,
has attended to the duties of that position
with untiring energy, lclt. Cairo ye.Mcr
day iijorniny; for his old home In Lynn,
Maeeaclui'tts', where he will remain
forn.-vcral weeks and enjoy the plensiires
of that clly.
fudge Mulkey, who left Cairo a couple
of weeks ago for Hot Spring, Arkanta1-,
lu the hope of bencllttlng his health,
which for some time jiait ha not been of
the best, returned yesterday morning.
He e.iys a trip to the Spring proves ol
material good to many, though In his
ca'c It was of no avail. He will leave this
city within n few days lor Crittenden
Springs, at which place he thinks he will
again recover hN former good health and
TrniiarerrliiK ol' fur.
Wu melon the street yesterday, 1111-
ton, the good looking conductor of the
C. A. AT. II. K. lie Informs us that
the first passenger car will he transfer
red by the Morgan to-morrow, and that
tran-fer1. will be made regularly thereat'
ter, the road tihig the Incline of the I
C. II. H.. until the C. A V. Incline I
completed. Wc lelleve It U the Iuten
Hon to have trains tin the C. A. A T. 11
I.', leave the I. C. depot at the same
time that trains leave there for Chicago
To My I'rlriuln in t'niro.
l'ltiNt-ioN, Ill.. .Inly 5, 1S75.
I would .-ay, for fear that suspicion
to the opposite might arUefrom my leav
ing your city so soon, that I take plwus-
urc In tmtirytnir to tln nfrpp.-ihln mill
pleasant relations between ir. iiriulltm
and myself, mul I cheerfully recommend
him to my friends and patrons, a' a phy
sician worthv of their confidence.
Very rcpccttully .
II. X. ICi:i:ni:i:.
iK'atlng had it not been for Jh nnWr,
who pttddcnly cooled the enraged negro
by poking a seven Miooter under his
nose. The woman got up nmi went to
the olllcnof the judge with this complaint
against Young, hut was Informed by Ills
Honor that the ollcnder was beyond his
roach, and nothing therefore could bo
done about the outrage.
The excursion on the steamer Idlewihl,
to Columbu-and Hickman next Satur-
dromptly, and promptly dellercd. 1 a
fin ii ImiU llerlterl'M for I'll.M:-
die plain clothes 1 00 per dozen; tor la- day, I the all'alr that agitates the minds
diet tine clothe, i 'i"i per dozen; done of the young people of Cairo at present.
Many have declared their Intention to be
on board and participate in the excellent
time anticipated. The boat will leave
Cairo at live o'clock Saturday evening
and return at twelve o'clock at night.
'he number of tickets for sale has been
limited, in order to prevent an uncomfort
able crowd, and will be sold at one dollar
each, for the round trip, Including sui-
lcr. Kxcellenl music will be furnished
tor the dancers by. Hart's magnifi
cent Mrlng band, and cvcryuimg,
in fact, will bo lovely. Tickets can be
hau by applying to Mr. C. V . Hradley
and Col. Hcardcn.
Only SO Cent.
The New City Directory will cost you
oulv 50 cents nt Hobbins' Music Itazar,
112 Commercial avenue. Kvery lamlly
diould have one. 7-7-101.
CheanerThnii liver Known Before .
Mason's Self-Sealing Fruit Jars at SI 50
pertlozen. Kxtra rubber? lor Masons
Prnit .I, nt Daniel Hai tiuan s, corner
Sixth streeN O-'J.Vtl
Kotlee of Hemovnl.
The well-known barber hop, corner
Kighth and Commercial, prei-lded ov;r by
the popular artist, George Stelnhouse, has
removed one door north on Commercial, In
.he Grand Central Hotel. The new rboj. U
,srge and commodious, nnd those wishing
for auilhlng artUtlc In tlio way or rasiuon.
tble hair rutting, mooth kliaves, etc., will
Jo Well to call at the Grand Central llarber
I'or Hule or Kent.
Tho house and lot on the corner ot
Eighth and Walnut streets. For particu-
lars apply to Miui. Ci'mminos.
dSSX Hag stock envelope at the Ht'i.-
i.btis olllco, $;i 2,i per M.
BS-jy.c ctttbraittl Srfilit: MILU'AU-
KKK 11 K Ell at JnecM's.
tio to Hartnian's lor Jllne Xari Flan-
vtl C.)fi-worth ?0 selling for $2 50.
BY 0UH FRIEND AT THE C0BNEK.
IIiiIn, Cnim, Clollilnif, Ac.
t'oiinly t'oiirl. .
Herman Myers v.. Henry Cuhl, as
sumpsit ; damages, $:!00. .ludgincnt en
tered hv default in sum of $281. Hi i anil
-Michael Hlgglu.s vs Flemnilng v
1 -icv. ii-Mimn-lt : damatres. S500. Con
tinued to next term by agreement.
Helen McCarthy, vs same. Contin
ued for rcrvice on garnishees.
In the matter of the assessment ot
. . . .. .. r n..l- .....I Hi..:
certain lots in me cuy oi v.uiu, " -"
addition thereto, for the construction,
rccon-tructlonand renewal of .sidewalks,
(under ordinance iKU report of commls-
sioners approved and judgment entered
a"alnst the several lots therein mentioned
lor the amount set opposite each lot.
-Tho People vs. Nelson Haker and Al
fretl Cray, larceny ; trial by court. Cray
discharged, Uakcr adjudged guilty and
sentenced to the reform school for two
A FlKlitliiir Arirro
A negro named Clem Voting was ar
rested uy uniccr nuccuau, ycsici,i.
morning, on a warrant gotten out by i
negro woman named Mrs. Milburn, Hv
iiiL' between Fourth and Filth streets
charLdnir liltii with having stolen it set of
1. Walder, at the corner of Ohio I.cvco
anil Sixth street, known to some as "our
friend at tho corner." has
slaughtered" high prices in Hats, Caps,
and Clothing. Ho is selling at great bar- 0m chirt fctuds valued at eighteen dol
gains, a fact that makes some dealers tcel irij) w property of tt negro steamboat
as f thov wcro shot or strucK ny ngui- (....rinccr named Hoblson, who, when m
nlng. Call on him, and price his goods
for which lie doen not owe a uickic.
Wo will take, at the Ht. Charles Hotel,
durliiL' the summer months, W) day hoarder,
at $12por month, andBO boarders with cool, having learned evidence to that effect.
pleasant rooms on the tipper uoor, at tiu Clem was held to ball by .ludgo Him in
this eltv. makes his home at her house
Sho swore that Clem lad stolen the studs
ou Sunday afternoon, tuid sold tliom to a
negro at Fort Jefferson for tlfty cents,
tho well-known negro "Umber Jim"
perinotuu. Alim extremuiy iw imiv,
none but promptly paying boarders will be
accepted. Jkwktt AVH.cox Co.,
0XX Wooil stock envelopes at tho
Humxti.n oftlce. $3 00 per M.
1 have just received a full lino ol
liovs' clollilnpc latest styles which I
will (sell for one-fourth of manufacturer's
prices. Come nud see for yourselves, at
tho sunt ot one liuuurcti iiouars
to answer thu charge at tho
next term of the Circuit Court. He was
unable to procure ball, and was sent to
the county Jail. When Olllccr Sheehan
left tho olllco of tho judge, Mr. Milburn,
tho colored woman who testltled against
Young, was standing on tho sidewalk,
when Voting walked tip to her and tteait
her a stunning blow lu tho fnco with his
list, knocking her against thu house, ami
doubtless would have given hern tcrrlblo
The City Council has adopted
si rcet-lahor ordinance.
The ordinances of the city arc to b
cvlcd and printed In hook form.
Ordinance 101 promises toralMjauU-
fiio lietwecu the City of Cairo and Jtulgi
Treat. We hope It may.
Mr. L Cuhl wishes to build n Iramo
structure on lot 3 block 0. Consult tho
man of Cairo, and when lound make a
Alderman Wright Is alter the mi-
pcrtluous street lamps. He Is on the way
to a very pretty Item of economy in the
expenditures of tho city.
Oossman has become an ice man.
He melts out ol the city on atrip South
every week now, and runs on the Mlssl?
slpp! Central lor Huso, l.oomls v l.o.
Alderman Hnlllday seems to have
gone into the buslnc ol journal cor
recting. He had better give a little ol
his correcting ability to tho Comptrol
ler's report. Hut what docs n little mis
take of a few dollars amount to lu such a
SheriflTrvIu Is at St. Louis or was
yesterday. Ho goes and comes with
much rapidity Is here, there and every
where all nt thu same time. He is an
Irishman's Ilea of u sheriff. You put
your finger ou hlni, and he is not. there
He was at St. Louis yesterday; to-day he
may beat Hong Kong.
The Admirable Critehton of the lift.
i.kti.v, ati fait in all matters of sporting
interest and alo eooklng and mixed
drinks, has docloped another feature,
He has come to thu conclusion that he is
a pedestrian, and will have a rink con
structed with his last half dollar, for the
purpose ol bettering the last great feat
of the Chicago O'Lcary.
The Taylor Llteray Society are going
to be In thu amusement Held early lu thu
fall. It wHl llrst appear for the teason
at the Atheiicuin, ou Octoler 1st. It Is a
musical literary society, and inintrel-y
will lie ouu of its strong point-'. It In
tends to not only turn out statesmen and
poets but actors of ability, and negro
tniibtrels that have no fiqicrlors. Its
programme, In themiti-trcl part, will be
After the trial of a cause we belle vo
the lawyers call .-tich things by that
name In Judge Hlrd's court yesterday,
as the parties to It, all colored, were com
lug out of the Judge's olllce. a large stal
wart negro man, by a great blow
knocked down a small but busy-tongued
negro woman who had testltled again
him. She fell at the feet of D. T. Line
gar, Esq., who had been engaged as
lawyer In the case. The expression that
spread over Mr. LIncgar's tace, visible
:icro aslilngtou nyo.,,,.., wna peculiar.
lie looU.il like a tnau disgusted with an
of negro Ulud ami glftil tll.1t he h.nl nban-
doned tho Hadlcal party.
Alderman Itlttcnhouse hit a heavy
blow at a growing evil when hu Intro
duced Into the Council and had adopted
thu following resolution :
lUsotccd. That, hcrealter. the City
Council will recognlA! no bills presented
for payment, unless they havo first been
ordered by the City Comptroller or Clerk
and vouched lor by the chairman of the
committee of tho 'department for which
such services and supplies aro needed.
The Intention of till resolution i to
permit no otllcer of the city but the
Comptroller or Clerk to make bills,
:md of course the Comptroller or Clerk
can order nothing that ho Is not author
1cd by ordinance to order.
Clly officers have been In tho habit
of ordering little things sucli as gas tlx
turcs for police headquarters, publication
ot notices of assessment, collln, Ac.
without authority, and having the thing
charged to tho city. The Council, at its
last meeting, properly referred back all
such bills to the olllccr making the order
lor payment. If otlleers may, without an
order irom the Council, order work done
and buy articles for the city, the Council
might as well adjourn iir. tltc and per
mit the otlleers to take control of the
treasury, Such a dangerous .prac
tice was growing up, but the Council saw
It floating in the air and lias nipped It in
Tho City Council ot Cairo pray
Judge Treat for an order upon thu Re
ceivers of the Cairo A Vlncennes railroad
requiring them to comply with thu ordl
nance granting said road right of way on
Commercial i7enue, andothcrordlnances
of the city. If Judge-Treat himself wero
guilty of Infringing, an ordinance of thu
city it would bo the duty of the city au
thorities to havo him adequately pun
ished ; but the council petitions him to
compel his receivers to not do what ho
himself would not dare do. Why don't
tho oftlccrs of the city arrest the Hecciv
crs, if they refuse to obey tho ordinances
of tho city Aro they afraid ol Judge
Treat? When did ho put ou a crown, and
become supericr to law ?
At tho last meeting ol tho City Coun
cil, Alderman Lancaster offered and se
cured thu adoption of tho following :
llrsolved. That tho Cltv Attorney bo In
structed to allow no side track or switch
put down on Commercial Avenue, be
tween Second and" Thlrty-lourth streets ;
and should It bo necessary to prevent
the same, that hu obtain an imjunctlouat
Upon motion of Alderman Halllday
the voto by which this was adopted was
reconsidered, when Aldurman Lancaster
ollcred the following as a substitute :
llciulvcd. That should any persons or
corporation attempt violation of Sec. 11
ordinance 101, the City Attorney be and
ho Is hereby instructed to tauo sucn im
mediate legal steps to prevent- such vio
lation as shall lu his Judgement scent
Thu Mayor is indignant because of
the action of tho dog-killers, and ho pro
poses to raise it disturbance with tliciu.
He says they aro hi tho habit or letting
dogs out of thu yards of citizens' and then
killing them, a hnblt which In Ills lion-
01 's opinion, la not tolerable, rrobnbly
Mnyor Winter I. not wrong in tun upin-
Ion, and on a dog question wa will hot
lake Issue with him; btttwe venture ti
suggest to the killer or canines- that, if
he will open tho gate ol a neighbor of
ours who docs not live north of u, nud
kill his dog, we will bcfoieveigrateful to
dm. Thedogwonro ealllng attention
o is the moJt Inec.ssent barker we '.over
icartl. At about thu hour honest people
attempt to go to sleep, he commences to
lark and never ceases amomcnt all night.
lie does not bark lu different tones, but
th2 last hark lu the morning Is precisely
like the first bark at 10 o'clock at night.
He does not bnrk rapidly for live min
utes, nnd then stop live minutes,
but gives us a steady-going hark
every three seconds. He barks a second,
stops throe seconds and then barks again
all night, lie has made us lnanc three
or four times. Therefore his death wo
demand, ami aru willing to give an hon
est dollar for his Infernal scalp.
RfioliitlotiN of Kraterl.
At a special meeting of tho Cairo St.
Patrick's Hencroleiit Society, the follow
ing resolutions were adopted, viz :
Wiieiif.as. it has nleascd Almlcbtv
Ood to remove from our midst, by tho
unsparing hand of death, our. worthy
and beloved brother Liiwrrnee J. Hvrnn ;
therefore be It
lloohtil. That while hendlmr in heart
felt submission to the wavs of the Al
mighty, we nro led to hope that our do-
parted brother his found a place In
heaven, through the mercy of God.
lUfolvol, That by his death thlsSocletv
has lost one ofitsmo-t faithful and devo
ted members : who-c whole oblect was
thu welfare and propagation of tho Cairo
St. Patrick's Hcncvoleiit Society, and
who-c culdlmr star has always been dc-
votedncss to his now widownnd orphans,
duty to God, frk.'iidsiiln. unity and true
Christian charity to hi brother mcmliers
Itttolttd. That to the family of our de
ceased brother wo extend our deepest
sympathy, and while we know that tnelr
loss on eartn is irreparable inueeu, tnoy
have at least the consoling hope that he
has gone to a better aail happier world.
llaoleed, That a copy of tho foregoing
resolutions be presented to the family of
thu deceased, and entered at large on the
minutes of this Society, nnd also puli
lls.hod In thu . C . Ou'ort Journal and
tho Cairo Ilei.Mrn.v.
John M. Mohan,
Committee on Kcolutlons.
from tlih tilnco to at. Louis, n distance
of one hundred and tlfty miles,
I the largest narrow gauge
road In this country, If not In
the wtlrld. The gauge Is three feet and
tho road has been In successful operation
for the past three years, without an acci
dent of Importance. The cars and rolling
stock nre llrst-elass. Engines weigh six
teen tons and easily draw twenty freight
cars, carrying fight tons each, over ordi
nary grade. The passenger coaches will
seat thirty-live or forty people, are fully
equal to nny 1 have seen In the East, and
nro the most, comfortable, except the
Pullman cars. I over rodu on. I have
been over tho road at a rate of thirty
miles an hour and considered myself as
sare as II I was on the "Eastern It. H.'
The cost of the road was about two
thirds the cost of the ordinary road, and
Its success being so fully assured, a com
pany Is being organized to extend the
"little toy road" (as some ot Its enemies
call It,) to Memphis and Vlcksburg lu
the South, and to Savannah hi the South
east. The total expense ol running our
little road since it began business has
been only fifty-eight per cent, of Its gross
earnings. Wo can Imagine the result
when well established, and bettor Mine
prevail. It has already reduced the lo
cal freights one-half, nnd local fares
great deal In fact the narrow gauge
roads are. a success loyond all question ;
ami i am pleased to learn thai the peo
ple of Lynn have taken such an interest
in the "little toy" which will ply be-
twecn!Lynn and tlio"IIub." I will close
with regards to all my old friends, who,
though left behind, are not forgotten.
tffirilo to Jatdtl'a and try hi h)Ht,AK-
UEIty tt deltgtitftd barrage
1,000 yards grenadines In all colors,
worth 50 rents n yard, which 1 will soli
for 10 cents a yard. I). IfAitr.M.tv.
Parties building can buy building m.itc
rial at the Ho.v Factory, at the following
Scantling and Joist, 21 feet
and under, $ m r,n j)(.r j
Common boards, green, 13 &o u
Common boards, dry, 17 r)
Common Mooring, matclird
and dremcd, 20 On "
Clear poplar Mooring, niati li
ed ami dressed, 25 00 "
Clear ash flooring, matched
and ilrcMcd, an 00 "
Cypress lath, ' i: "
Trade? ' vr ft the Cairo Hoard ot
Flour, awmllnir to nUT
Corn, ntlxwi, nrkl" ?.T'''"
Con!, white iackisl...Z V.:.r;'.'
OaOj, mixed '
l& ,on."V: '""-
Meal, dtrnm dried
J utter, cholre Northern
Iliittcr.choice Southern HI
f;KKi per dozen.....
Uitrkeiij, per dozen
rnrkeya, ,er dozen
Potatoca, r barrel
Onion, tier barrel ,
Cherries er crate
Slratrlicrrlea lwr eratc ,
...K 0O37 00
..M. fi Ml)
.... at r,)
A large assortment of ladles'
latest style, which I will sell cheap
D. 1 1 . Mt I M AX.
Mini I il 4'iirresiiiiiilent of nil Kiistern
.lonritiil Him loHny Alio nt
Steamer Jim Fik, Paducah.
" . Mlnncola, Cincinnati.
" Helle Memphis, Memphis.
" Julia, St. Louis.
Tow-boat Future City, New Orleans.
Steamer Jim FIsk, Paducah.
" Minneob, Memphis.
" Hello Memphis, St. Louis.
Tow-loat Future City, St. Louis.
Rr.WiItr or the condition or the City Nn
1 . .".M 1,ank' at Cairo, In the State ol' 1111
nou, nt Ui Hose or business, Jnnetmth, 17
Loans ami dl'cuunts , lis -
IT. s llonds t; ecure eIto1ii,)f..'.J jno.'ivj "i)
other mocks, lionds ami ninttKRrp4 8J.SI2 Ml
uue rrom approved reserve ntrciils lwi loi m
Hue rrom .Al'.er National ItnnV,. ...;. Mi?4 M
ii. i .:;;.; n....i.,.,.r ; .. i
tm.h, .m. iiiiiii, mi' i nature ,
Current exiieiKea and tuxes paid
Checks and Oilier cnh Items
Hills of oilier National hank
Specie (Including Kold treasury notes)
The following corrc-pondcncc. writ
ten doubtless by an admirer of Cairo,
we clip from an Eastern exchange :
Caiiio, Ili.., .Inly U, 1&75.
Misi!.s. Emtoi:: Several ycarsago,
your correspondent letl thu "city of
shoes,"' as many others had done before,
in search of a home and a fortune in the
West. Like most Yankees I hardly
knew my destination, but fortune
brought mc to the much maligned city of
Cairo, where, for the past six years, I
have made my home, contrary to thu ex
pectation ol many of my friends, who
had an itlea that Cairo was such
"o unhealthy place, that onu could not
live ncro iw dm,, 8v months. Few.
pvobably.orottr runu.. ,,..,, , '
Lnwi ll 11-.
iK-ic, ,,ub it.wi .in imtu IISieil(,( Iq wJj
a our expen-e, as Cairo has been feir-
fully abused by people ho. uastim.
through, lost no time In commenting
on our peculiarities, without glw us
due credit for our many natural advan
People in general, from what they ha ye
heard and read, have an idea that Cairo
Is a dirty, swampy, unintelligent city,
w here only thelves and gamblers find em
ployment; but a .short visit will counter
act all such Impressions, and, instead,
they wili;tlnd a thrling,wcil-bullt,clean,
well-governed city, whose people are
Intelligent, wide awake and industrious.
The climate Is unsurpassed for salu
brity, and thu healthfulness of its Inhab
itants cannot be excelled. There was a
time, however, before tho swamps were
cleared, before the leyecs were con
structed, and before the dead and dying
cottonwood, sycamore and other trees
gave way to tine streets and buildings,
that Cairo, like all other river bottom
towns, was unhealthy. Cairo dates its
existence from 18.l,"wiien the llrst lots
were sold and thu llrst improvements
commenced, and to-day has a population
of about 10,000, divided about equally
between foreigners, negroes and Ameri
cans. The country about Cairo, lu Illi
nois, Kentucky mid Missouri, Is of the
most fertllu and productive character; all
the agricultural products of tho North,
and many products of tho South, includ
ing tobacco, cotton, hump, llax nnd sweet
potato, aru yielded in great abundance,
and largu quantities of every variety of
fruit are annually shipped from this
neighborhood. Strawberries havo been
gone for two weeks, nnd peaches are be
ginning to make their appearance.
Of our schools wu aro proud ; wo are
credited throughout thu State with un
surpassed educational facilities in our
publlu schools. Our churches aro nu
merous and well nttmdcd. I am often
asked If Cairo olfors .my Inducement to
capitalists to invest, and to all I would
say, y. Every inducement that could
bo desired, except capital itself. The
Cairo City Property Co. will assist, as
far as donating land is concerned, all
liuiiusuu i i.n..w mo ui;uiilliii:iui j ,
and every description of raw material
which enters Into tho production ot man
ufactured articles, Is lound here In abun
dance. Thu coal, which fur
nishes the power, Iron, tim
ber, of every description, &e., Ho at
our very door; and a market North,
South, East and West, with seven rail
roads and over live thousand miles of
river communication to carry our wares
to every part of thu country. Speaking
about railroads, reminds mo ol tho fact
that Lynn Is -soon to connect with lloston
by it narrow gauge road. I also see by
Lynn papers that there seems to be a
distrust In the minds of somu as to tho
practicability and safety of tho narrow
gauge roads, and perhaps a word In this
connection would not be out of place.
Tho Cairo it St. LouU railroad, running
Jim FNk, Paducah; ldlewlld, Kvaiis-
ville ; John A. Scudder, lice and barges,
Grand Tower, St. Louis ; City of Vlcks
burg, II. S. Turner, and Ella Hughe?,
from the South.
The river last evening was '.id feet on
the gauge, having risen 10 1-3 inches du
ring tho previous 'Jl hours. The reports
from the Ohio and tributaries aru ills,
eouraging; the Kanawha. Licking, Ken
tucky, Ulg Sandy, Wabash, and
Cumberland rivers aro at Hood
height, and carrying tilings before them,
On the 13th thu Licking was 10 feet high
er than the Ohio, and the floating eleva
tor of Gordon & McClure at Cincinnati
landing,'contalnhig 30,000 bushels of coal,
was sunk by a floating tree. The loss by
tho freshet "is estimated at 20,000. The
swell lu the Ulir Sandy swamped tho
sto.tmer Sam. Cravens, at Catlettshttrg,
Kentucky. The Thomson Hotel and
a dwelling house were swept
away, and the Sherman House
and several dwellings were mo-.
mentarilyexpectciUogo. At Louisa, Ken-1
tucky, thu Sandy was reported to feet
thP mid rising. From St. Louis and
above reports are mote r.
Mississippi lias commenced to decline
and no water is reported above to check
it. At Cincinnati, up to !1 o'clock p.m.,
according to the signal olllce report, the
river rose 10 feet I inches during 2 1 hours.
IJdt at Nashville a risu of 0 inches only
OKXritAl. 11 F.MS.
The proposed moonlight excur.-Ion
on the Idlewild to Columbus and return
on Saturday evening next Is the talk ol
the city, and a largo company Is ex
pected to go. It will be a very pleasant
The tow boat Ike has been supplied
with the water circulating lire bed llucr
patented by Capt. Funis, of this city,
which docs away with the use of brick lu
the furnace, and will, It Is said, prove a
great fuel saver and will not burn out.
The furnace of the Uee is a very hot
place, and if Capt. Farrls' liner proves a
success there It can stand anything.
The ldlewlld will come through to
day to receive the Ohio river freight of
thu Thompson Dean, due this morning
from New Orleans. Tho Dean will no
doubt reshlp her St. Louis freight nlso,
and go'to Mound City to havo her guards
stripped, and be painted and fixed up for
the Fall cotton trade, providing sho has
not changed owners, as was reported yesterday.
Oct (he Hem.
Dr. Se.th Arnold's Coinjli Killer tho
great eradleator for all lung diseases a u
perlor remedy to all other medicines yet
discovered,' in scvero cases, Ills a sure,
qulak, and perfectly safe remedy for
rough, colds',"orc throat, whooping cough
jrotip, utiil all diseases of Hie throat and
lung-. Itetall price, 2." ami 'S3 cents and $1.
Any bottle that does not give relief may be
returned, anil the money will be refunded.
Dr. Seth Arnold's Dl.-irrhu-a llalsim, 2.i.iud
fiO cents. iteiiiemOer ft Is warranted. Ar
nold's llillloiH Maudrako fill-, operating
without sickness and pain. Compounded i
by Dr. tfeth Arnold's Medical Corporation,
Woonocket, It. I. Sold by Paul U.Scliuh,
Iruggltt, Cairo, Ili. r5-t-2.1-3ui.
This p'.eastnt Summer lteortl now open
for vUltors. Tho Springs are the Illicit
Chalybeate water, and arc situated lu a
beautiful beech grove, near a romantic
stream with high rocky banks. The Springs
aro half-way between Vienna and Go!
conda, and can be reached by hack from
either id tltoc place. It. W. Ilivix.s,
.luneU2, 1&7.'. O-ai-ilw.
GENT'S FLMiN'ISlIlNG GOODS ol
all descriptions the most complete as
sortmcnt over brought to Cairo at cost
for the next ten days. Drawers, I'ndcr
klrts. white and colored Shirts, Half
Ho-e In price I defy competition.
liedcniptloii nun! with t'. S. treasu
rer (5 per cent, of circulation) -
Rue from U.S. treasurer, other than
A per rent, icdemptiou ninit
Capital slock paid in
Other unillTldisl prollt
.Nnlloiml lank notes outstanding !,
Indlvlilualileimslt sulijvet to check.., S-'-fl.s.'. 'i
Due to other Nations hanks !,7IS U
Due to Stale hanks and lunkers 31,100 t7
Total i'.VJ,i.VS C"
.Stile of Illinois, County of Alexander ss.
t. U . 1. HflllM.iv. im-strienr nf the almve
liainisl hank, do colemiilv divi-nr that the above
Klateinrnt Is true to tho lie! or my knowledge
atidlK-lier. W.V HAM.ID.ir, President.
.UhscrNHSl nint Attorn tn fl.tj llll.
d.iy of .Inly, 1 1.7.1. II. II. CANDEK,
II. I,. I1AU.IDAY. 1
11. I WII.MAM-UX, Wliiector
It II Cl'NNlNtillAM. J
Grand and Select
A silver plated No. U Wilton Shuttle Sow-
lug Machine, hard (piano) llnlsh, valued at
?Sri. Will bo told at $20 discount, on good
terms, and ordered dlrcctfrom the factory.
A So. 9 Wtlsan Shuttlu Sewing Machine
valued at STIi. Will be sold at $15 dheotint
nnd ordered direct frcm the laetory.
A d'M ltcmlngton Sowing Machlue-SSO
off for cash. Suitable for tailor or hoot and
At a bargain, and on good terms, a Howe
Sowing Machine. May be seen at tUc Com
pony's otllce, corner Ninth. Htrcot 4nd Com
'Pcturecnuo America" number
bound in -' volumes, full flit Morocco ;
A Btylo "K," "dough, Warren & Co.'"
Parlor Organ, right from the fuclory at De-
A now two-liorse Oamble wagon.
For any of the above articles, apply at
tho HUi.i.eh.v olllce. E. A. lluit.vr.TT.
Saturday Evening, July 17, 1875.
1). I!. Fouler .Master.
i:. It. Thomas Clerk.
From Cairo to Columbus and Return, Leaving
Cairo at fi p. m , uud returning at 12 11 111
Music by Hart's MIcwild hand, Vans for
round trip. Including supper, $l.O. To prevent
1111 uncomfortable, crowil, llu number or tickets
Is limited, nnd parties must purchase tickets
before coining on board. Tickets are not lnon
1'er.ible. I'or sale by Col. Keanlcn, Hoi A, sll
vernndMr. diet. W. Ilnulley, on llulliday .t
OF A VICTIM.
W'All DKl'AlirJlKNT, IlIVKIi ItKI-OIIT,
.luly II, 187.1.
IT, IS. KT. IN.
V Pi" Xl U
H t n o
s 11 x a
IS I' X "
IH U "
PublMnsl in 11 vcaniliiff mul I'or tho lieneflt o
Young .Men uud others who miter fiom .Vervous
Debility, I.OS of Manhood, etc., Clvlnff hi
Hiilen rs.ar.i-msv jiir inuh-ritoiuK much nir
I'eilnKiind eviieiise, and mallml Irru on ivcelv-
lyn. -V. V. 7-7-1-wCni.
Inir 11 iiost-nald dlieclisl envelope. AiMiess NA-
1 1 1 A S 1 1 : 1 . MAVFMK, 1. I). lto l.Vl, llrook-
of Fine Cut and Smoking Tobacco at
COWI'EKTHWAIT & PlllI.I.II'S',
At tlio I.oMONt 1'rlceH.
Collins, Caskets and Metallic Cases,
Wilcox's block, at the lowest prices.
1I1.SI:m:H lit l.onl llrrbcrl'w.
Last Thurday evening, on Eighth
street, bejween llttdcr's store nud circus
grounds, a lady's small amethyst breast
phi. Tho Under will be rewarded hy
leaving at IIum.ktin otllce. T-Ht-tf.
A full line nf Plpos and Smoking Articles
lit COWI'BllTllWAIT&PlllI.l.ll'h .
SKAI.KD nropnsuU will lie received at my of
lice until Tuesday, duly 2Uh, 1S74, for the,
delivering of one thousand cubic yardsot univcl
nn lllltfclcelH Ol llHlrO. llUlloU. lit SUCll llluCViS M
the utret-t commitlisimuy designate, eitlier from
the gravel bank at Metropolis or I ho bank above
I'liduculi. The city council reserves Hie right to
reject anv anu; an uiua.
W.M, litKNCIl AX LEV, City Clerk .
I.Inen mul Straw IIiiIn,
Largo assortment of boys' and
mens' linen and straw hats at one-half
thu original cost. Now Is the time to
buy bargains at HiirtinnnV, corner Sixth
and Commercial avenue.
fcaF"Thc finest article of Salad Oil at
Sew (Tkiii Nloro
Imported and domestic Cigars, wholesale
unit retail, next door to Taber liriw.
COWI'KIITIIWAIT .V lMlILLJI'S.
Attention, Hune llnllioti.
Halls and bats at cot tho largest as
sot tmcntevcr brought to Cairo, which I
will sell for the next thirty days at co-t.
tlkllciouCl'LMIIACIli:it at Jacck-
Mill mill lTowcrs.
J(X) Ladies1 hats, latest style, all
ready trimmed; also a largu assortment of
Artificial Flowers for trinunlng hats,
which I will sell at one-halt tho wholc
Nilo price. Tho abovo ra Jti't tram Xev
Y'ork and are desirable patterns anil
tylcs. D. Haktmax.
Try tlio-o Flora del Kumar Cigar, No.
120 Comme.'clal avonuo.
COWI'KHTHWAir V l'HIU.IP.s.
Obstacles to Marriage.
Happy relief for young men from tlio ef
loeU of errors and abusoa in curly me,
Manhood restored. Impediments to mar-
tiaito removod. Now method ol treatment.
vw nnd remarkublo remedies, hooks
and circulars ont Ircc, In sealed envelopes
Address, HOWAltD ASSOCIATION, 410
Nluth street, Philadelphia, Pa. aninsti-
ttlon having a high reputation for honor-
al lo conduct and protosslonal skill.
It In ChcIchh
to attempt to cleanso a Mream while the
fountain Is Impure. Dyspepsia, complaints
or tho liver uud ktdnoy, eruptions of the
skin, scrofula, Ueadacbos, and all diseases
arising from Impure bloou.iiro ui oucu n
raovedby Dr. Walker's California Vine
gar Hitters, tho great and Infallible purlller
of tho blood, and renovator of tuo .yitem.
It ha never been known to fall, l,rovllllJ
Uio patient had not delayod uthitf ft until
thu vitality ol his system was too far gone.
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Our Wash lllue la the best in the woild It
docs not streak, contains nothing Injurious to
health or rubric, mid is n.isl hy nil the large
laundries on account of iu pleasing en"cctnnil
cheiipnen. Miperlor I'or whitewnnhliig. I'ut
up in package eomenleut for family use I'rleo
lu cents ineli
Kor alo by grueer everywhere. Always ask
for the American Winli Illue, U' you wuut the
cheapest and 1 .-. t.
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