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W. L. BRISTOL,.
Koops ovorything portainlng to
tho lino of Staplo ana Fancy Oro
corios, Woodonwarc, Vegetables,
Fruits, etc, Sic.
Otto. Sslltlxi auAl&laae, Comar T-vrmXttia. mttt TxraaVilngtsa, A.rron.VL.
CAIRO, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1875.
LIQUOR ttKA I.KIM
R. SMYTH & CO.,
Wholesale and Itetall Dealer In
Foreign and Domestic
HU KHIainua erlf.-To Xovel
Nrrnra In Iharcn.
Try My New Stylo Mixed
Different Combination Prom any
Before OH'crcd in tho Market,
and of Excellent Flavor.
Sweet nr.d Rich
Central Hop Yeast
Again Thin Summer.
No. 32 EIGHT STREET
WIXI:H OF AIjIj JtiAifn,
No. 60 Ohio Levee,
MKSW. PMVTIt A CO. hae ron-umiy
Urg a tock of the lt Rood liillie mar
ket, ami tTrclnl ntunllon loine nuuiwiif
rancn 01 me uu'inc
Undersigned Having Given
At prices that will Comparo Fav
orably with any Dealer. He
will now Devoto his atten
tion Entirely to his
Corner XJiclxtlx IStroot,
WM. WETZEL. Proprietor.
A TIUJSTV watch Vcit nisht and day for
1A. train una elcainiKiau.
1 h. lc-t of wnuno.lAtloui
. (iiuu at Two DulUn irr Ut.
TIIK ALTT.HF.lt MOTTO,
Oil Ilic bltlrr liame wul r orroty,
'I hut n time could e tr be.
When I M llio Cmrlor'n llty
I'lead In vain, anil proudly nwirel,
"All ofM-lf, nnd none of thee."
Vet tie round Iiii'l I leheld linn
rlleedlntf on thCHCcnrnwl live,
Heard hliuiiray. MForlje them, rather'"
And my vrltriillieart iwld faintly,
"-oineorccir, and dome, nfthec. '
Dav hyiUy hl lender merry,
Healing, helping, full mi'l free.
Switt and strong, aim ah! patient,
llrfiiight me lower, whll. I whispered,
"joi nl f ilf, and more of thee."
Higher than the hlghett heating
Ieier than the deeiK-at m.
Iinl, thy lor at nut hath contiored
rant me now mr W)iil'dlrc
"None of elf, and all of thee
rronnnl nml Lllmr.v 'haro
MT. 0ARBON(Big Muddy)
Ordors for Coal by tho car-load,
'on. or in hogsheads, for smpraoni
promptly uiiouu" i
ftiy-To largo consumers and all
,tMifnntiirnr u. (i nro nroDarcd
r. oiinniv nnv auantity. by tho
month or year, at uniform rates,
CAIRO CITY COAL COMPANY
r--lliilll.Uvllro 'ionlce. No 70 Ohio l.cee.
EHl.iiriday llro '
Monallv. Cliarlc, Karrar llrowne
was one of llic kindest anil most nlleo
tionatu ol men, nnd history (loos not
name :i man who was so universally ho.
loved by all wlio knew lilm. It was re
marked, ami truly, that the death of tio
lltt.'rarv character aluce WiiMiInutoii Irv
iiiK emscd fitch genentland lvldcspruail
In .stature lie was t.-ill and .slender. His
nu-; witH iirotnlnent outlined like that of
Mr Lharles Miiuer, or .ir. sewaru; ins
eves brilliant, Miiall and elou together;
his mouth liirc, teeth white and eurl.v ;
lingers lon ami .-lender; nuir sou,
strailit titiu blonde :eotnplexlou florid
musuiehe lare. and Ills voice 'oft am
clear. In l)eatiti!r. heltnoved like a nat
ural born enlK-uiaii. In his lectures he
never smiled not eveJi while he was jriv
liii utterance to the jnost delicious at
Mirditle.-: hut all the Jokes fell from his
litis as If he was tidcoii.-cioii-. of their
meanlti". While wrilliiK lu lectures lie
would lau'h and chuckle to himself con
There was onu peculiarity about
Charles llrowne he never made an ene
in v. Other wits in other times have been
fatiiou-, but a -utirieal tliru-t now and
then has killed a friend. IJioircnes was
the wit of Greece, but when, alter hold
iiiK up an old dried ll-li todrawawny the
eves of Anaxlmcnes' audience, he ex
claimed, ".See how an old tLsh Is more in
tcn-stliiL' than Anax ineiieH." lie f-ald
tunny tiiliiL', but be stabbed a iriend
When Charles Lntnb, in answer to a do-
tln mother's iuc:tIon a to how lie liked
liable, replied, "b-o-boiied, mauanip
boiled !" that mother locd him no more
and when .John Kaudolph taid "thank
you J1' to his constituent who kindly re
markeil that he had the pleasure of pas
inir hN liou-c. It was wit at the caikiim.'
of friflitl"blp. 'I'liu whol KiikIMi t-cliool
(,C whs with Dou'das .Jerrold, iiooo,
Sli.:riil:iu, ami Sidney Smith, indulged in
Aixl o Willi lliu lrlsli, ext-epl mat an
Irishman Is generally m rlillculotmly ulw
Mird in hN replies a to only excltn ridi
cule. "Artcmus ard" made you laugh
mi love him too.
The wit of Charles Urownc Is of the
mihC exalted kind. It Is only scholars
and thoHj thoroughly acquainted with
the Jiuirity or our language who tuny
amirt eiate It. Ills wit is ''enerally about
hUtoncjil oorsonaL'es like Cromwell, Gar-
Commission Merchants or WMr,
French novel, when htfaluttn nhra'-eg ot
tragedy come from the clod-hopper, who
"sell, soap and thrice refuses a ducal
Mr. llrowne niinirled the eccentrlcevcn
in hN bii'lness letters. Once he wrote to
his publisher, Mr. G. W. (Jarlcton. who
had made onc alteration in his Ms.i.
"The next book I write I'm going to
L'ct veil to write." Airaiu he wrote In
m-w, t i n "Dear Carl: l ou and I will iret out
hl ItnlDCQ l-rrflfW book next SnrhiL'. which will knock snots
if UVluowiw vww , v b00k, ,.. auditor
modern hltory. And the fact that you
. Co-oratlve SeWt-l
Mr. liandolnh was u great Bible read
er and was deeply concerned with relig
ious ubjects. He employeu an exivueui
nnd elocptent man, Mr. Abricr Clopton,
to preach every Sunday to Ids iicxroy,
In the larse chapel lie had erected on his
tilantatlon. When nt homo nu invar -
ably attended thee Ecrylces, taking his
seat uy tno prcacner on " i"
form. 'irom which the preacher conducted
the (services. On many occasions, while
kneeling beide the preacher, who was
prone to be carried away by the lervor ol
irayer, iiauuoipn '"p
ilm on the back and call
out loudly. "Clopton, that won't
do; that's not onnd doctrine. Clopton,
take mat tiaciq" ami it Clopton remon
strated, Hnndo!ph, though keeping him-
sen on ins Km es, was reuoy at once ior
au argument to maintain his point. No
one but Mr. Clopton, who knew the ec
centricity and honet motives of the man,
could liave borne with tlicMi Irreverent
Inlerruntlous w Idle In the midst of prayer;
but Mr. Clopton, wlieu he found ltan-
dolph (Jetermmeo to argue the point
either gracelully yielded or prooed to
note the point ami argue it at the uwcii
inir house. To visitors at the chapel,
and they were many, the nxiics wereex
ceedingly curious and sometimes ab
surdly ludicrous, mil mat was air. ium
it is said mat on one colli Sunday, in
this chapel on Mr. Haudolpli s plantation,
while giving out the hyinii in the old-fashioned
way, two lines at a time, and It was
being lustily Ming by tliu negroes, Mr.
Clopton. the preacher, ob-erved a negro
man put his loot, upon Wilch was a new
broiran. on the hot stove. Turning to
ward him, in: 'aid in Ills measured voice.
'You rascal you, you'll burn your shoe;"
as this was a rhvmcof the exact metre ol
the hymn, the negroes all mug it In their
loudest tones. .Smiling at the error, the
preacher attempted mildly to explain by
saying: ".My colored? iriends, Indeed
vou are wrong: I didn't intend that for
tho song; but there It was again, an
other rhyme In good measure, so the tic-
groes sung that too with pious fervor.
Turning to his congregiitbn. tho preach
er said somewhat sharply, "I hope you
will not singngaiii, until I have timo to
explain ; ' but this only aroused the ne
groes who .-ang the lat words with in
Mr. Clopton feeling that his tongue
feeuied to be turned to rhyme, abandon
ed all efforts at axplanatlou, and went ou
wim ins services.
COAL! COAL! COAL !
BIG MUDDY (Mount Carbon Coal.)
Tho Cairo & St. Louis Transfor & Coal Company is now propnrod to
fill orders for Wood and Coal. Delivered to any part of tho City, at
tho Lowest Cash Frioo. OFFICE AND YARD at tho Cairo St St.
Louis Narrow Gaugo Depot.
FLOUB, MEAL, GBAIX HAT,
WIIOIXNAI.r. UHO KKH.
STRATTON & BIRD,
AGENTS AMERICAN POWDEIl CO.
5? Ohio Levee.
G. D WILLIAMSON,
Vll. . I'rrl.l.tii.lt Mil ,T
Cj-At t'hr C.ml immp, f..ot of Thlrty-KlRllt
EJ-l'oit Olllre llniwtr. S").
tr a t -rnvTrnTTTTi QTICSriTT
- Dealer In
Buttor, Eggs, Fish, Poultry,
Game and all kinds of fresh
Fruit and Vegetables.
' Eighth Street, Carro. Ill
CJ-OiiK-rs for Stinmbuais inomi'tly
No. 16 OHIO LEVEE.
iPKCIAI. attention Riven toconslsninfnts auJ
) lllllllS OPlCM
B. F. PARKER,
Dud i r hi
r?aints, Oils, Varnishes,
vVall Papor, Window Glass, Win
aow tsnaaes, eia.
Always on liaml, the cilihratcU Illuminating
Corner Eloventh Street and Waahi&K-
Wool, 4 feet, per cord
Wood, aawed, per cord
Wood, Mwed and pllt,per cord
Coal, car load, per ton
Coal, car load, alnaldton
Coal, car load, one-half ton
Leave ordera at!P. M. Stockfleth'a, 62 Ohio Lvee, at the Cryitul Saloon, corner
Blxth atreet and Commerolal Avenue, and at the Company' Office.
Ordera Solicited and Promptly Filled.
7. M. WARD, Supt.
F. M. STOCZFL&TH.
Importer and Wholesale Dealer in
Fonxnasa- anb domhstio
Wines and Liquors.
62 OHIO LEVEE, - - CAIRO, ILL.
Keeps a full stock of
Monongahela,Rye and Robinson County
FRENCH BRANDIES, HOLLAND GIN,
KELLY ISLAM AND CALIFORNIA WINES.
axd ntAttn ti
LIME, CEMENT, FLASTXB,
Uadar City Katloaud Buk.
IWII.t, Mil In car-toad lnt at tautlactttrm
prirm, adillnx Frrlsht.
JOHN B. PMUXIS
((uecMiori to John It. rhlllli)
A n't Dealers In
HAT, CORK, OATS, FLOUB,
MKAI, BBAH, etc.
Age&U for LAFLIH RAXS 70WSKX CO
ZCoraar Tenth Street ut OUo
7,. D. Mulluua.
MATHUSS it UBX,
.PROMINENT ADViNTMES :
THE NEW LOW RESERVOIR "STANDARD"
ARE ECONOMY IN VRICE.
farmer clionld build a uooil
roomv iilifcon-hoiise : every liouscwllc
should luUt on havliiL' one. A Dart from
the Ijenuty of the birds and their cheerful
cooing, they furnish an item of food for
the table which imthiiurclH; can nil.
In thl? climate niueous breed ten times
ynar. each pair ordinarily raising about
ixiimiM i mm uin&s. it iinnifiindrfM
produce very rapidly. '
v mi inn-e or lour tiozen or 1.11,
broiled and stnotliered (ipiabs can often'
ms rai viim uiu mine, ami are alwnvs a
reuuy aim aceepiauie uu to a visitor or I
Unlike poultry, they reipilrc imt Httlu
attention, and u-ually take care ot ,h,.
selves without cot to their owners, nick
ing up shattered grain, pea, clover,
broom-corn and grass .-ecd. Yet to make
them protltable they should lie regularly
fed, nnd their houses should be cleansed
of vermin. They should not be allowed
to build in the barn- and stable lofts, as
their dung and their vermin nre injurious
to I lay nnd to hor.-e and cattle.
Few persons who have kept pigeons in
sutllclent quantity to uc them as food
will do without them, for the souabs are
alwavs tender, fat, and arc Invaluable to
Every home without pigeons may add
another large comroit. at but little ex
pense, by building and stocking a good
plgeon-houe. Co-Opvratite Ntxm,
gp--. QUICK AND UNIFORM
Great Durability with Handsome Designs, and Giving PERFECT
MADE ONLT BT
Excelsior Manufacturing Comp'y
012, 614, Old aud 018 N. MAIN STREET, ST. LOUIS, MO.
AND SOLD EXCLUSIVELY B7
C. W. HENDERSON, Cairo, Illinois.
04 OlaJLo Zieveo.
E. J. Ayrte.
S. D. Arrea.
are going ta take hold of It convinces me
that vou have one ol the most maastve
Intellects of this or any other epoch.
1 ours, my pretty gazelle,
When f 'harles P. llrowne died lie did
not beloii'' to America, for. as with Ir-
vIiil' and Dickens, the hii'MIsli language
claimed him. tirecce alone did not
stiller when the current of Diogenes' wit
flowed 011 to death, bpalu alone diu not
mourn when Cervantes dying, lett "Uon
Quixote." the ''knight of la Mancha."
When Charles Lamb ceased to tunc the
great heart ol humanity to Joy nnd glad
ness, his lunerai was in every fciigiisu
and American household; and when
Charles Hrownu took up his silent resting-place
in tho sombre shades of Kensal
Ureen. jcsiuig ccaseu, anu one ga'ia
Like 11 niufllnl ilrum w fill totting
funeral inarches to hi grove.
Trouble with the Hymn.
Atlanta (IIh.) Constitution
In one of the negro churcucs the other
night, strange to relate, the parson read
out a curiously-metred hymn, which
didn't jingle with any tune known to the
congregation. One of the leaders started
out Irom about latitude 45, but lulled.
An old darkey In the corner rose up and
"Parson, l m puriy sart in I kin reach
to both eends o' them varses."
liudder will raise de time. ' an
nounced the parson.
nd then the old man set out on a wild
career witn a series ol screecnes
and bellowings like unto the steam
piano of the circus when the engineer is
"Hold up, btiddcr; for de sake 00 de
iiilmlu' auireK stop !" cried the frantic
parson, and when the old man and the
congregation had been quieted he sol
"uc singing on c iiwnn nraie win iju
adjourned to de next meetln' night f" and
the sermon went on.
i iSrnighost Cash Frico paid for
Ho kb and Cattle
A Book for the People.
Ol1 t l'ir U'luliluialiiiiiu initinwiyoni"'
......... .1.- ( ' I ul"l nir lnn, uii llic u.tiiral,
31 AIIKI."" !"! .ml Iri.ltil.llunicllll. nM'i
. - , . HmtUso, IiUuUiih1Uiiuu1IiIc.
.ilhTitynii ilict.r luu.iiiH..n uiiii.tr n.ry.ndOen.
er.ToOraitofih.lmliulliiic .11 tJrunuf Pri
vate. VucieUmt Cnronla Ul.e.n.of uulhVici, tin
Not . mire
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
tT. O. HUEIiS,
BINDER AND BLANK BOOK
lulletin BttildlnK, Corner Twelfth Street
and Waahlnifton Avenue,
rJ-Conntv ami lUllmwl Work a iiweiultr.
ijuttk advert 1 1
ml thui9 I'imtniiptatliti nu
M il ot rwMM bttoro ami tltrr imirliiRF, lrdintc tjre.
iit itur-wtv.., vumiariiur lu lilt
1-eo. iH f lUiun. Alu a mxixli Medical Xieatiio wulhi
iprotdtrVimnttf UpermaiorrUeu, kIv
Mils loo 0rt.nlhiM5(lwlripl.r1,w
iTinn nuiiiCMiu l"e",1t,tu"iVif
hli-tou the linproua
l.w.uuuudln tlVi, tl.Sd. a rm
khntH.1laHa..a lit n 10 eta. ATulrltlf,
Dealer in Fresh Meats
Between Waahlnirtor and Commercial
T7"KKl'B for sal the bct Btf, Verk, Mutton
l ....... J... anil ! ...v.
lnrvl to evrve fiunlllcs In an uccrptnlile innmitr
A llrlllNli View ofthe Fliinnrlnl Nllitn.
(From the Inilon Times, July 30.
lthou!rh no serious results are looked
nr frntn the failure of Messrs. Duncan,
s HTinim .fc Co.. t has causeil attention
to be iiL'alu turueil to tno position 01
A hut ran trade ami cret lit ircncralJV
The Auierieati crisis of 1873 produced
changes the end of which lias not been
readied yet In the United States, nor per
haps elsewhere, uapttai uas uceu iuckcu
mi in n (lct'ri'n iirobnblv never before
known In tho Union, nnd the
strain Thas been constant to
Unci ways and means for continuing
business which might bo really sound and
t'om . The niiniDur 01 lauures mat nave
occurcd In the States in the first half of
tho current year is a.aw, wuu iiauiiiues
aggregating 70,uw,uuu. this is saui to
tw n li'ss uveraifo than III years before tho
ivmin. nml it is arL'tied. therefore, that
liusiness is now bouuuer, uuv uuu
very doubtful conclusion, "suspension
u iiiiir.li more rendllv adontcd In Allieri-
.a than hero in ordinary times. When
u man U at all pressed fortnonoy ho "sus
niMui" nnd lets his creditors wait. Prob
ablv In many cases these are after
ward raid In lull with Interest, and the
mini wlin has thus honorably irone
ii.rnin.il n I'lUk lii his ntlalrs retrards
himself as superior to Ills fellows who
nlod on and steadily pay their way. In
iimos of L'rowinir business that was
merely nu easy, if somewhat Ineonven
lont. wav of nskinir ouo's creditors to
wait the results of current ventures, but
since tho autumn of 1873 we doubt it
such a course has been so open to embar
rassed people. More probubly thoy havo
struggled on against an adverse fate, and
succumb now of necessity, not from
10 Hours Saved !
Cairo to Imm i 7
Cairo A Vinen&
11E9IUKNCK: No. 31 ThlrUrnlh stTftt, l)
twwn Washington avenue nnl Walnut utreet.
OKKICK: North aide of EUhtli street be
tiTeen Cominerclul ami Washington avenue.
RKAI. KSTATK AIIK.N'T.
JOHN a. HARMAN &
W. DUNNING, M. D.
Corner Ninth anil Walnut
OKi'lCK: Corner Sixth street ami Ohlolicvee.
OFFICE HOUIIS: From 0 a.m. ljm.,nnil
from 2 to Si. in.
JOHN H. MUIJtEY,
Attorney at Law.
OFFICE: ElRhth Stiwt, tietween Commer
cial anil Wasklimton avenues,
Attorney at Law.
OFFICE: Ohio Lovee, over room formerly
occupied by First National liank,
QREEN ft OILBERT,
AttorneyN and ConnNclorN
OFFICE: Ohio lxtv, rooms 7 uml a
City National Hank,
William II. Green. ),..... ...,v.,u
William 11. Gilbert, CAIKO. ILLINOIS.
CONVEYANCERS, NOTARIES PUBLIC
Land Atrenta of the Illlnola Contra! and
iiurungton ana Uulncy K. 8,
nortk Cor. Sixth aad Ohio Levee,
AYRES 4c CO.,
li. "D. THOMS,
And dealer In
STAPLE AHD TAHCT
Foreign and Someatic Fruita and Rata
114 COMXXSCIAI AVKMUI.
1. O. LY.HCII. il. ! IIOWLXY.
LYNCH & HOWLEY,
ollectors and Conveyancers.
OFFICE-At the Court Houae . ,
B3Spcclal attentiou Riven to
3 teoinboat business .
Loavu Cairo, -Arrive
I'aMcncerfl lor KianbvllleKmlnK Cairo lu
Cnlro A TiiireiuiON Uailroudut in m.,
maWe elou ronnectlons at unnl, ami reach
Kvansvlltc at U o'rloek the tuna morning.
JAS. MALLOHV, tim. PaS'eiiKvr Apt
Tasienger AKent, Cairo.
Centrally bated, EltgutlyFarihH
The OommercUl Hotel of the City.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
IN THE CITY.
Goods Sold Very Close.
tlorner 19th flt. and Commercial Av
CAIRO. ILLINOIS. '
C O. PATIER & CO.
MRS. L. J. SPEARS,
Wcat aids Commercial Avenue, between
Elithth and Ninth atreeU,
(Net door to ,1 Hurtier'a dry good sIoit.)
A full lint- ol" the latest imd luoit lashloimbli!
HATS AND BONNETS
always on baud. AUoei.ry aiittyot'
Bibbona Lacos and Trimmings,
from tho cheat to thu inojl i'"-v'
wllllliidany and eeiythlngln hcrstoiv lora
complete (tree!, bull or jmity outllt.
l'rlce to comtietc with uny In the et.
EJ-Alio uKMit lor tho Home sewing Machine.
11. II. ClWMXGilAM.
O'CALLAHAN & HALL,
Roofing and Guttoring a Specialty,
Slate Roofiing a Specialty in
any part of Soutnern Illinois.
TJohtninK Bods. Pumps, Stoves
JoMlsg Froaiytly Don.
PARKER & CUNNINGHAM,
(Succeisors lo Miller A Parker,)
And Dealers In
WHEAT, MEAL, GRAIN, HAY,
n-WVIiiivHliiisml tin- Ijiru-L- Yellow Wore
house, btoraKerauclly 3,000 tons, which gles
ik ample Eicllltlei for storing and eliijiplnff .
C. N. HUGHES,
0?tr Mathuii k UU'i.
but Vlrtt-Clata Coui)aiile rerv
S AFFORD, MORRIS
78 OHIO LEVEE,
'City Xatiaaal Baak WUtof , vf-tUUt.
i Ta OldaatEaUbllahad AtMuy U South.
MS 000 000.