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W. L BRISTOL,
. R. W. M1L1XR,
OCfl.c, Stallatln. axll4.1&r, Csmn Twllfti atraa and. TWa.HJ.ri.et
CAIRO, ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1875.
PLOUB, MKALORAIN HAY,
s&ftV Z&onwar. Vegetables,
iry My New Style Mixed
viuv-tuui. vvumuiiiuiion jtrom anv
and of Excellent Flavor.
Sweet axd Rich
Again This Summer.
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No. 32 EIGHT STREET
MT. OARBON(Blg Muddy)
Orders for Coal by tho car-load,
ton, or in hogsheads, lor Bnipmont,
promptly attended to.
&To largo consumers and all
aaanufacturors, wo aro prepared
to supply any quantity, by tho
month or year, at uniform rates.
CAIBO CITY COAL COMPANY.
O-Hiilllilay Kro 'aofflce, No TO Olilo Levee,
rt-llairiday Hro ' wtiarfhoat
tJ-At Kgyiillan MIIU, or
CTAt the Vtoal Hump, foot of Thirty-Eight
OrVoiX Office Drawer,
Butter, Eggs, Fish, Poultry,
Game and all kinds of fresh
Fruif and Vegetables.
Eighth Street, Carro, 111
O-Onlmfor teamuout' promptly tilled at
any liour, lay or nlitlil. ,-ladf
Wholesale, Retail and
aWBiRhost Cash Prico paid for
Hogs and Cattle.
A Book for the People.
A ItjIlliniH mnllcit uik c(
OK f l.rgt UuubU column I'tri h4 'J 0 ttnr
jiAnniAui,, j inor.t ana irzti ri-mlioni of ihe ttxi
. . M.rrHsg.li. Until. i"lJinutlidc..
tlnri, the Myiiterlc. of lUprortucttou, o. A .und.rj
ithirltyon iho i.;iau.ui.i-..c. ulil,. Vrlnary Mid O.n.
Tt, Vnei 1 tnl Chroolq Cl.e.laa uf ,hsic., th
. 1'tKi.r. .uu riigumiig., mi lit. u.iurui,
tnicil l i J v., s 'u in. Mlu.).ti
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iuick4enliHint,liulMh.oijr)r,i.iiulr HHilUtl uik
OUIIKinill.lliia in.rtl.vi. - ......
Ktvlng nuunroui .irricf ptloiit luf ll ih. bu, aii,.ttl.
rliletuii lV Imorovti IreiniKnt ut iMrautm
tug coouuti of tin tMv oik,Miirin.ied,
W.lpl .filimr. Alia initll M.dleal TrMt
11. 1I.MI. A P...,
RAM Aesl i : P . . m I
R. SMYTH & 00.,
Foreign and Domestic
WINKM OF A17L MINDN
No. 60 Ohio Levee,
fcTKS'Htf . PMVTH A CO. hate CenHantly
kit, and gUt ntxln mention tollir Mliolwwl
rnncri tn me uiiflineiv
Tlio UndorsiKnod Havlne Given
Is now Prepared to Furnish Ico
At prices that will Comparo Fav
orably with any Dealer. Ho
win now Dcvoto his niten
tion Entirely to his
Ooraor 331latlx Stroot,
WM. WETZEL. Proiritor.
ATKUSTV watch lrj,t aiylit Mid day for
trains mid tttainboats,
'r,T ,Jti of. "tiimwUlln
Rue la lit Two Iollara vrt lUr
STRATTON & BIRD,
AOKNTS AMERICAN POWDER CO.
57 Ohio Levee.
G. D WILLIAMSON,
No. 76 OHIO LEVEE.
SI'KCIAt.ntUntlnn pUen tocoinlfrnmentl awl
B. F. PARKER,
Paints, Oils, Varnishes,
vVall Papor, Window Glass, Win
dow Shades, &c.
Aluay on hand, Dip celebrated Illuminating
Corner Eleventh Street and Washing
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
a, o. zzuxiiS,
BINDER AND BLANK BOOK
luilutln Blldinir, Corner Twelfth Street
and Washington Avenue,
VfComitv mul lUllro:wl Work a vclaJty.
Dealer in Fresh Meats
Between Wahlnitoii md Commercial
sen WMainjrtOD ud Ooaui
vanuea, adjoining Kaany'a.
KEEPS for (Ale tbe bunt Detf, Prk. Mutton
V'ral, Lamb, Bautagt, eto.t and la pre
parol to fterrn famlllra Id an acouble manner
THE GEORGIA ALARUM.
HOW TH2XE0K0ES WERE PREVAILED
UFO TO TAKE UP ARMS TO
MASSACRE THE WHITES.
of "Urn." Mar
(;i)rn'.rMmilfnrcor the (.'oiirl. rtouriinl
At'dL'HTA, Oa., Aug. 22, 1875.
As tlw tulffrrapli Ims nlrcailj' luformoil
yoti, wn have liai.l n n-al ellort to t-xrlti! n
m-aro liiMtrrvclluii In UtiorL'ia, nnd I will
endeavor to ti ll the rentier of the Cm-rur-Journal
tho plain story ol It. Ilelore
llie war .Mr. JfolxTt MorrUon, now of
nil city, was n planter In the adjoining
county oi iiurKe.atiii'iiuii n large mitn-
lx;r ot Mave, anil titiiong the rest Has
tall, athletic fellow, who had. riiiL'tilurlv
enough for a fiill-h:ofwled African, a Jo-
maii iio-c. Jle had to be L'ovi-itied wild
more c verity than the rest of tin- slavi-a.
ior iiu- rraun iiiai hp nau n namniiiy vi
l... .. .1. , . .
cioin m. louiuon. . 1.0011 at tlie war
ended, and he was Kt free, he at once be
came a leader among his race. It wrj
uic ammiion ot the teflon to be a great
jcncrai in cuinmanii 01 an army ot black
soldier", decked In the iravet fi-ntlii-ra
ana traptungs ot a warrior.
So In July last ho wrote a ridiculous
letter to the Mierlir of ValiltiL'tnn
county, ordering hliu to "clean out the
road?." "to sweep out the court-home,"
and to make preparation to receive
Oen. JMvers and .'tall' and (!en. .MorrU
md stall"." TliU letter wa sk'tu-d
"tanuy Ilarrl, Secretary." 'J'he sherlil'
at iirt thought the letter a pack of non
scinu from a fool he had never lcfore
heard of. Hut, upon Investigating the
matter, he found it a L'cnuin do'timi.nt
and then sent it to the paKT. tor publi
cation, taking good ejire in the meantime
to notify the white militiaty companies
near at hand to have their arm in rwvi
order, and to be within f-ound of the
bugle on the day appointed for the com
ingof "Uen. Uivern and .stafVand den.
.Morris and .tail."
Tin: ii.vio vids s.ixpi:nsvti.L:.
NVIien the appointed dav arrlvi d. nri
enough, two or three hundred darkles
marched into the town and to the court
house tmiarc, but (Jens. MorrU and
Itivers were not amoni.' tliein. MnrrU
took care to stop two or three miles out.
Alter rcmaluini In town a i-liort wiiii..
nnd not finding out for what purtio-e
they were marched there, the darkies dis
Ier;ed. Tlie.e absurd jiroceedlngs failed
to move the Governor of f.enrfl.-i m
him the cherished commission of malor
.'cneral. Hut Instead of iM-cninin-r
couraged, he redoubled Jils energies
traversed tlie counties of Jeil'erson, Jolin-
wii, " .nniiiKJii, iiiiheiison auu nenaps'
1 dozen others, rallvinip tlii-iip"rru.siirnn
their wroiiL's in not hiivlnir n minr
ml, and not hefug oraniZLMl fnlo an
army, mid in-iUtlng that Congress and
me nuuuoi ueorgia nan voted iiicm all
tbwo Wt'VWCBB A 1'IIOCLAM ATIOX.
On the 10th day ot AukusI Iiu nnw. to
the Augusta Constitutionalist oUlce and
had printed In handbill form u proclama
tion caUIi)' on the negroes to meet in
convention for tlie purpose of nominat
ing a lit peron for a major general and
tall 10 ixj commiSMoneii ny me gov
rnor. and for other specified purpose.
T hi- document was immemateiy elr-
ulated throuirh the above countie. the
white people paving no particular atten
tion to It until the anonymous letter,
printed In the Gurir-Journal of the 20th,
which was found in .lolinson county, full
Into the hands of the authorities. In or
der to tuake the story connected I will
ask you to print it again. It ran n. fol
A L OOT IS1.1.
To Jtrry Wuttn:
Von and your company must start to
killing the whiles on August 20. Kill
erv one you can linn, ami ten Jiarri-
n Tucker to kill all the whites lie can
Hud, nud go toward 11 Station, and there
w u meet lien, .tiorns ami sian auu uen.
Itivers nud his staff, i'ou do n I tell
ou nud Cant. 'I ucker. 1 his must be
secret, ion tell brother Jako to kill
every white man and get every gun he
can. Make out to tlie white men you
are verv sorry that they think wo want
to hurt'them. And it you know ol nny
man that has got money make them give
It to vour treasurer, and we will divide it.
. " . 1- l.-tll ...!!.
nave an your company nccu-. nui iui
axes. iocs, n tcniorKi). aim get guns.
powder and shot as you kill, bo I close
to depend on you.
uaxpy UAitnts. secretary.
Ry order ol Gen. Morris and from Gen.
TIIK WHITE rEOr-Li: AltOUSKR.
Tills letter was found on the 10th,
conies sent to all tho shcrlfl.s of the
mrcaiencM count es. aim extras contain
Ing It issued from every printing olllco
far and wide. Negroes were arrested by
the gang and sent to jail until tlie jails
could hold no more, when they were nut
under irunrd. The cabin of Candy Har
ris was chanred and taken without resist
ance, and although he had made it hasty
lllirht much more valuable war corres
pondence was captured therein.
TIIK l'l.AN OF OI'KltATIO.NS.
Hockv creek is n little stream Uowlm:
throuirh Hurke county, and near the old
plantation where Joe Morris worked
when a slave. On this creek he estab
llshed hcad-mifirtcrs and directed Ids fol
lowers lu Hurke to assemble there and
around him ou the night ol tlie 20ih
Subscmicnt confessions ot his men
detailed thu plan of campaign to be
as follows: Uen. Morris was first to
inarch from Kockv creek to avncs
boro. the county town, capturo It at II
o'clock in the morning, massacre the
white people, tire their houses, and then
march next Into Jefferson, where ho
would be joined by companies who hai
already performed the work of killing
the whites. Then the united forces
were to move into Washington and to
Sandcrsvllle, where Candy Harris and
somo other negro- commanders from
Johnson and Wilkinson counties, with
their respective commands, would rally
around tno central sianunrti oornu ny
(Jen. Morris. The next thing to be done 1
was to elect a Major General, the election
ol Morris being understood, of course, J
and then to demand a commission from
"James M. smith. Governor ot Georgia."
It U was Intended to go "any farther, '
Gen. Morris has not yet given us tho de
tails. It was solely for tho purnoso or
making Gov. Suilth appoint Morris a
On the night of tho 20th u sorry crowd
ot a hundred negroes gathered around
Morris on Kocky creek. But his plot
had been ducovercd. Waynesboro
nwarmod with military coropulc9 and
tinned citizen", fully five hundred strong.
At .'I o'clock that night, Col. Walton,
who had been placed (n chief command,
mm ed rapidly upon tho position of Mor
ris, the Jlurke dragoons in front. The
fords as nearly at the same time as possi
ble. Hut Morris had got wind of what was
coming. Tho moment his followers
heard tho situntlon In town, six miles off,
they took to their heels and to their
rabin, where dozens of them were cap
tured that night nnd next day by the
cavalry. .Morris escaped, and in spite
of every exertion he has not yet been ar
rested. As soon as the poor deluded
loom were brought to town they Ied
with each other lu making confessions
of the whole scheme. The Hurke jail Is
nuw niieii wiiii tucm, nuu i presume a
cciai term of court will at once be or
dered by Judge Gibson to try them.
The Marin; Sr-aon nl MaratoKa.
(Tram "Caui'i" letter to the Cluclnoati Com
Hut two hor-es have made any consld-
enioie reputation this year on the turf
unnstctuiaml Itutherlord. Orlnstead is
the property of I'u.-ycar, a South Caro
linian, residing In Stw York. In the
great race wltn Kuthcrford, Wild Idle,
Springbok and l'rcaknuss, resulting In a
Mead heat between the List two, Grln
Rtead was hut a trillc behind them. Ten
thousand dollars have cen offered and
refused for liitn. Ituilicrford Is the brother
ott K'llowcralt, the great four-mile racer
of last year. As frequently hai
Pens among gamblers and horses,
ltllthertord has ti-in tivleo cnhl
during the Saratoga meeting, first lor
Si.uOU, and next lor $10,000; he will go
to California with Springbok to compete
for the $30,000 nunc Snrlnirhnt w;i
sold by old McDunlcl for ?1,000. to his
partuer Harnard ; this Is a price seldom
received lor a horse. Ilflmnnt irivi.Q-n .
000 lor Kentucky, mid the great Lexing
ton watlrst pureliiscd for 2,500, next
one-half was sold for $3,500, and tlie ra
cer was finally bought by Alexander for
910,000. It Is believed that Springbok,
when retired from the turf, will become
tlie greatest native sin- nf this melm. m..
riod ; his size, speed and pedigree me all
llrst-clas. He U an Austrian colt
out of n Lexington dam with
Glencoc blood In him. and I In
Clay was the owner uf hi parent some
generations back. 'J im amount of money
made by horsemen thl, season has been
very unequal. Mclluilel has had poor
luck: and liU supporters, accustomed to
back hi" horses heavily, are much dis
heartened. MeGrath lo-t hero much of
his winnings at Jerome Park and Long
Hraucli. Sanford has Inul f:ilr lni-k. tl
solil his horse. Hrigatid. which had su-
Iierb parU, but no confidence In himself,
and the next buyer filled the hoie with
whisky, by which lie -rot drunk and run
awnv l'roni tint ulir.l,. t.,l,l..
. ... v 41UIIV " V 1 IJ UUW
cesslvu days, winning live times his val-
tie. Meantime, new adventurers on tin-
turf, like Lorlllard. have won pnorinoii.lv.
and Helmont won three races In a single
tlay. The camp followers, whose name is
egion, nave lost almost everything, while
Immciiso nrollls. About outs huiidrpd
thousand dollar i VS .
ion understand that system of hettiii":
the horses are bought uniformly at iivo
dollars apiece, though there aro also
twemy-nve dollar Utkfts. Holders of
tickets on the winner dlvldts the groas turn,
ess live iter cent., wlilcli gninblln"
nssociatlon takes : this live verwmt. makes
live tnou'auu dollars, ami twelve iayB"
raciiiL' will net MorrNcv. Heed and St .
cer f xiv t hoiiiand dollars, jneir tier
ccntage 'on the Held pools, which are sold
at auction, prooauiv amounts toas mucu.
Then, .Morriscy. as a boot-maker." will
probably clear fifty thousand dollars. A
hoot-ma'ker Is one who individually bet
certain odds that no horse will win.
Probably one million dollars Is In
vested on the Saratoga races by
wagerers of all classes, and
this business U rapidly working out the
old sort of gambling at faro and.roulettc.
l apprcnenu mat tuc b.tratoga gamuung
house will, some day, voluntarily take
out the games. In order to prevent agi
tation, and will become a betting concern
on horse, pedestrian matches, and re
gattas. This year the common gambling
has liecn poorly patronized. Indeed,
there Is more ado made over the club
house than It amounts to. eh ellv because
the newspaper writers Hud taking mat
ter in protraying mo gamuung scene.
NORTH SIDE OF EIGHTH STREE1
Between Washlnfrton and Commercial
"A IleixmUory or rnslilon, rirnnire
NOTICKS or TIIK l-RXSS.
The llar.r 1 edited with contribution
oftuct and talent that we tcldouilinil Inony
Journ.V, anil the journal iUell h the org n
of the great worm" of fhHn. lloston Trav
eler. The Hzar cornuionil'ftt'elf to every mem
her of the hoimeholil to tho chililren by
ilroll and prutty piciures to tho young In
dies by Its fashion-plates Id cmUcm variety,
to the provident matron by Its patterns for
ttio chllilreii'H clothes, to patcrlamllias by
ita tasteful deMfe-m for embroidered (.Upper
anl luxurious ilro-nlng rovidh. Uut tho
reading matter of the Uaar is uniformly of
great cxcclleiico. The paper h is acquired
a wide popularity for tho lirt'Hldo enjoyment
it allorik N. V. Evening Tost.
Harper's Bazar, one ycar....i 00
Four dollar IncludeH prepayment of U
Hubtcklptlon to Ilarpcr'H Magazine.
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cals, to one addrcs for ono your, f7 (W
An extra cony of either tboMicazlnc.
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for every club of Hye siit'sorfbera at ft 00
each, in ono remittance ; or, aix copio lot
20 00 without ex'ra copy ; poiiugp irec,
Buck numbcw can bo tiuppiicti at any
tl"10' ... ...
Tho seven volume of Harper's Buzar, for
tho vcni IP1W. 'uO. 'TO. '71. 'ii, 'id, '74. e
irantlv bound iu grccu moinicco clotii. will
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laTNcwipaper ro not to copy this ail
vertliemcnt without the express older of
Klfe BBOTUEUS. M. Y.
Wood! Wood! Wood!
COAL! COAL! COAL!
BIG MUDDY (Mount Carbon Coal.i
T,tJSrWC8t CA8h Pric0- OFFICE
Louifl Nnrrow Gaugo Dopot.
Wortfl . A fa n t n.,.Anl
Wood, aawed, por cord
wopd, Hawed and split, per cord
Coal, car load, per ton
Coal, car load, ainirldton
Coal, car load, one-half ton
F. M. STOCXTFLETH.
Importer and Whofesalo Dealer in
Wines and Liquors,
62 OHIO LEVEE, - - CAIRO, ILL.
Keeps a full Btock of
Monongahela,Rye and Robinson County
FRENCH BRANDIES, HOLLAND GIN,
KELLV ISLAND AND QLIFOKNIA WINES.
Offered Tor Sale tit
Great Reduction in Prices,
LARGE STOCK OP
'"i- Mfck of White Goods, Victoria Lawin, Swiss Maraailes, anil it fjirjre Stoi'L- nl
Ribbons. Hil i-nllie Jtnck will W nohl ntiirlmil rmt, mul continue until It I rliiwl mil. Oil',
nil iH-conihiculot (;rcnt JUrt-'uln. I 'i'Klt'Is STKICl'I.V CASH.
Corner Zihth, St. and Commercial Ave
. SMITH, Ttt. D.
HESIDKXCK: No. -11 Thhtwnlti slrtft, In;
iwevn WtKliinfftou avtmic nnl Walnut stmt.
Ut fICK: North aMc of JIUhlli elicit he
twum CommercUl and Wu .Illusions venue.
W. DUNNING, M. D.
ItKSIDKNCK: Corner NlnUi unit U'ulnut
OKKICK: Corner Sixth btrect ami OlilnU-'ee.
OFFICE IIOUUS: From il a.m. Urn., anil
from 'J to 8 p.m.
"OHN H. MUXKJ5Y,
OFFICK: Elphth Street, between Commer
cial and Washington avenue.
r-. A WtTVT
, n n r ri I I a .
Attorney nt lnv.
OFFICE: Oltlo Levee, over room formerly
orcuplnl by Flrsl Natonul Jlank,
JKEEN & QILBEET,
Attorney t4 and ComiNclorN
OFFICE: Ohio U-vre, rooiu 7 und i
City Natiunal lUnk,
William II Green, ) .
William II UlllM-rt, V 01RO IIJ.INOI9.
Miles Freil'k Gilhert S
lr-.a.utlMl iiu,iil., (rlr.ii I,, Ailintmllr nml
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
IN THE CITY.
Goods Sold Vory Close.
Uomer 10th St. and CommercUl Av
C. 0. PATIEE & CO.
AND YARD nt
tho Cairo & St.
- J on
and Promptly Flllad.
OF DRY GOODS
nr. a i. r.sx.vrr. r.
JOHN a. HARMAN &
;OKVYANCEBS, NOTARIES PUBLIC
Land Aleuts of the Illinois Central and
jjuruiiirton ana uuincy a. a.
North Cor. Sixth and Ohio Levee,
I. II. LYNrit
I. J. IIOU'LXV.
LYNCH & HOWLEY,
Collectors and Conveyancers.
OFFICE At the Court House,
MRS. Ij. J. SPEARS,
West sido Commercial Avenue, between
ElKhtn ana Nlntn streets,
(Next door to .1 lluwr'n dry gnml ilore 1
A full line of the luttut and niuit fuhloimble
HATS AND BONNETS
ahvaya on baud. Al.o crrv val let) of
Ribbons Laces and Trimmings,
from tlie cheapest tn Ihe mo.l coi-lly Lmllei
will llnd any ami evcrytlilne hi her atote Tor a
complete tm t, lull or party outfit.
I'rlM-a to rniiile wllh ny In Ihr " est.
13-Aleo BReni fur the lliime.'-cwliig .Machine.
O'CALLAHAN & HALL,
Roofing and Outtoring a Spocialty
Slato Hoofiing a Specialty in
any part or uoutnorn Illinois.
Lightning Rods, Pumps, Stovoa
Jobbing Proaaptly Dob.
MoumVrVEi:. CAIRO, II.MNOIS.
A! I) nsALCH IN
LIME, CEMENT, PLASTER,
TTader City lUtloaiJ Buk,
T WIM. Mil In rnr-load lots at mniu.fictunn
a iiiv.T-n. Muiiinjr firiKni.
JOHX B. PHXXXXS
tfiiwnor to John B, rhlllU)
And liralm In
nAY, CORN, OATS, FLOUB,
HEAL, BRAX, (tc.
Agentt for LAFLIR RAXS FOWDXX CO
:Cormer Taatk Street aad OkU
7. I Jf;it!iii.s,
MATHUSS 6c UHL,
FLOUR, GRAIN, HAY AND
84 OXxlo Zjoveo.
No f ii Ohio xrv,
AYRES Sc CO.,
Ii. B. THOMS,
And dealer In
STAPLE AND FA NOT
Forolirn and Domestlo Fruits and NaU
114 COMMKRCIAL AVXNUX.
h, ii. ciwrrxaifjLK.
PARKER & CUNNINGHAM,
Ciicce3Ron to Miller A Parker,)
And Dealers In
WHEAT, MEAL, GRAIN, HAT,
01 omouvu. CAIHO. ILLINOIS.
U"WehaTe Ieaed th Large Tellow War
lioiire, utoraire caiaclty a.wio (out, which g Ires
119 ample fucilltkn fortorinf and blpplojr.
C. N. HUGHES,
Our MathttU ft Uhl'i.
NONE hut rint'CUte CompealeJ repr
73 OHIO XJrt,
City VaUaul luk MUUfi eftain-
The OldeatKsUbUshed Amom !
era ZlUnoU, nptmmUMg