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THURSDAY, SEPT. 2, 1S7G.
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COWl'ERTIIWAIT ic PHILLIPS'.
The regular monthly sociable of the
members of the Church of the Redeemer
will bo held at the residence of the Rev.
Mr. Gilbert, on Seventh street, thW even
ing. L'ntercd Vtioa HU Itullro.
Ex-Clty Clerk Billy Hawkins entered
upon the duties ol his new position
book-keeper for the dry goods and cloth
ing Iioumj of Goldetlne & Ro-enwater
A tine Horse, Buggy and Harness, all
In good order. Will trade for good city
proerty. Call at Alexander County
flavor Winter Informs us that the
work of dii-Infeetlng the city with coal
tar and lime was completed on Tuesday
night. An enormous quantity ot these
valuable health preserver! has been scat
tered about the city, and a filling of se
curity from sickness 1 enjoyed by all.
The young men who propose getting
up the new boating association spoki n
of in the Iti Li.in i.v a ;f w clays ago, will
I Oi l a meeting at the rooms ol the Tay
lor Literary Socii ty, In Dr. Wardner's
building. Commercial axenue. this even
ing, for the purpoo of taking the mat
On Wednesday, September lt., by the
Rev. Frstiicli II. .abel, D. I)., D. C. I...
In St. Patrick's Church, James Davis
and Annie McCabe, both of this city.
The Arab'a Anniversary.
From Mr. J. C. Huel?, one of tbe lead
ing spirits of the celebration to be given
by the members of the Arab Fire compa
ny, in honor of the anniversary of the or
ganization, wc learn that the atfair prom
s to be a grand one. The inemliers ot
,nt ompany fm to bo anuitially inter
ested i..,,,,. fcUCC(.S8 r ,,e cvt.ntt ami Wiu
U'JNU l,ou,"g undone tliM will prove of
weiii iu it. Sclieel'j vanvn and
linll have been .j.!l2l as the place for
me ceienrauon to taKo iVtee. The tluc.t
string nand that can 1m precun-d ti fUr.
nisn musiu lor untieing. 'in. utralr will
take place on Uhlay f vening nxt.
Mr. Chas. Stuart, of the firm ofstu.
art A GhoUon, lelt this morning for the
East, lor the purpose of purchasing
Considerable exelteincnt has prevailed
among the colored people of this city
since '1 uesday night, occasioned by the
death of one of their race while relu-lng
to be taken to jail by a deputized officer.
The circumstances surrounding tho case
are not, evidently, understood by many,
and as many stoiles have been In circula
tion hi regard to tho lamentable occur
rence, It has aroused a feeling of hidlg
nation In the breasts of ninny colored
people, who will, doubtless, when thev
have learned the true facts, look upon it
In another light. On Tuesday night, It
was thought by some, thai the ncirroca
would seek rcdrcs through violence, but
their better Judgment prevailed and no
disturbance was raised.
The police court room of Judge
Dross was completely packed yesterday
morning by both black mid white peo
pie, to hear the trial of James K. I.nue (or
shooting the negro muu Elijah Sloriass
The case was to hayc taken place at ten
o'clock, but some ot tho witnesses not
putting in nn appearance, kept it back
until about eleven o'clock, when Judge
Bross, upon casting his eyo over the
crowd present, came to tho conclusion
that ho needed more room. Ho accord
Ingly called up the wituosscs In the case,
nu oi wnoni wero on hand with
tho exception of one, who made her
appearance a tow moments nfter tlm
onth had been administered, mid swore
them, with the order that they should np.
pear ut tho court house ut ono o'clock, p
ni. sharp, or stiller tho consenuoncnR
This was the only case tried before Judge
Bross yesterday, U taking up the whole
juugo uirn unci ono ease dttrlug the
day, In tbo person of John Jenkins, Alias
Charleston, the negro who wns arrested
by Officer Sargent for fighting with Sto
riasa, uio iicgiu.nuu mil- biioi. Ho was
ued Ave dollars and costs and sent to
Testimony ot Wltaaaaea In the Lane
Lane In the Dliehtrg of HU Duty at
Tho following U the testimony given
by the several witnesses examined at tho
Inquest over the body of the negro
Elijah Storlas, (not Sallord, its wc had It
yesterday), who wns shot by Jnines K.
Lane on Tuesday evening.
Llzzlo Walker, Cniro, Illinois, being
llrst duly awom, said : Wns standing on
the comer ol Fourth street and Wnsh
Ington avenue; heurd a man tell Jim
Lane, "Here, tako this mnn In charge,"
meaning StorIas, the decencd. Jim
Lane said to I. Walder, "HnTo you n
pistol?" Wuhler said, "Yes," nnd Lane
said, "Give It to roc." Walder handed it
to hlnitorlnss was In front of Lnno;
Lime followed and caught up with him ;
Htorlass said to Lane, "Don't put your
hand on me." Lnno told him (Storla's)
to stop; Storlns turned down Sixth
street towards Walnut street, and mo
tioned to Lauo not to follow him. Mr.
Sargent then brought Storlass back,
Storlnsssald, "Mr. Lane, did you call me
it d n black son of u b h? I don't
take that oil' ot no man." Saw them go
along a little ways nnd Jim Lane shot
Patrick Carroll, Cairo, Illinois, upon
being sworn, said : Saw John Taylor
and Jim Lane with Storiass ; Storinss re
lu-cd to go with them ; he said he didn't
want any man to come out ol n whisky
saloon to take him, and he wouldn't go ;
h resisted all the way to the corner of
Washington avenue and Sixth street ;
then he made light ; saw him draw his
arm to strike Lane, and advanced to
ward Lane; Lane backed up a lew steps,
and then I heard the report of the pistol,
and saw that Storlass was shot.
John Taylor, being July sworn said :
Storluss and some oncelse were lighting ;
Sargent came down und tried to separate
them, nnd couldn't do it; so he called
for as-istunce to a number ol parties;
Sai gent tlicn called on me to help him
make the arrest ; I went over and tried
to separate them but couldn't do it; both
parties were very strong ; I then asked
Sargent for his whi-tie and he went to
the corner and blew It several times for
assistance; Storlass and the man he w;u
lighting with became separated, and j
met Sargent and he told me he had
placed Storlass In charge ol Jim Lane;
Sargent told me to go to Jim Lane and
a-ist him hi making the arrest. When
I came up with Lane he was about
twenty l'eet behind Storlas, who was
going toward the Mississippi levee; he
was walking very fast ; Lane told him to
stop several times ; that be was author
ized to take him to the Justice and lie had
to do It; Lane didn't catch up with him;
he Hopted and commenced arguing, and
said he would die before he would ko :
used that expression several times and
nlfO threats ; he said there were not
men enough to take him; Lane and I
tlit u took hold of him and he Jerked loose
a nunioer or turn.- In ucwk,oh; liu
dropiied a piece of gum on the sidewalk
and nsked me to pick It up lor him; 1
told lil tn to stand aside u little and I
would: be said, "No, I will stand here,"
at the 'auie time he had himself In posi
tion to strike me; both Jim Lane and I
talked to him and reasoned with him for
ome time, and told him there was no
u-e of resUllug, t tint we were deputized
to take him; ' e 'aid he wouldn't go with
I,- ue but would go with me; lie said he
wouldn't go with a son of n b h that
was selling whisky; but wn resisting rue
all the time; Storlass tried to get by me
as though he wanted to get nt Lane;
Lane then said he would have to take the
d it black son of a b h; that he was
authorized to take him and he would be
obliged to do It. Then he (Storinss) tried
to get at Lane and struck him over my
shoulders; he started oil' then and said he
would not go to Jail; that he would kill
the son of u b h before ho got to Jail,
mid made a pass at Lane; then he walked
about eight or ten If-ct up Washington
nveuUL.and turned nround and called
Lnne nson of n b h aud said he would
die llrst before he would go to jail, and
struck nt Lnne. I then felt a sting on
my arm und heard a report ol a pistol,
but don't know who llred it. I then let
go of him nml stepped to otic side and
then saw Jim Lane shoot him. Stonass
walked about six or eight steps after the
llrst shot was llred.
Dr. J. J. Gordon being sworn, said: I ex
amined the wound of Elijah Storinss. nnd
found Hint he died Irom the effects of In
ternnl hemorrhage, caused by a gun-shot
wound in the stomach nnd bowels.
I'hilip Hisey, of Grcciilleld's Landing,
Mo., was sworn and testllled : Snw on
Sixth street, nenr Walnut, two white men
and ono negro ; saw there was some dlf
lleully between them, nnd nfter stopping
I saw that It was Mr. Taylor, Jumcs
Love nnd n negro man ; tho whlto men
were trying to arrest the negro, and he
resisted, saying : "I will not be arrested ;
I will not go to Jail;" he snld further,
"You have no authority to nrast me,
nnd I will not go with you ;" Mr. Tuy
lor then turned up his vest collar nnd
showed him something und said, "1 have
the authority to urrest you," and ho wild
then, "1 will go with you ;" he then
walked a lew steps aud snld, "I will not
go with you ;" Mr. Tuylor then took hold
of his arm again aud said, "Come on ;"
he then said, "I will go with you, but
make Jim Lnno go nway ;" ho walked a
lew steps, nnd again said, "Make Jim
Lane go nway ;" when they got to tho
eorner of Sixth street and Washington
nvenue, I heard him (Storinss) sny to
Lane, "Oh, you son of n b h ;" he called
Lane n fou of u b h several times ; sny
lng, "Did you call mo a son of u b h V"
About this time, they had started up
Washington avenue, whon I heard somo
ono sny, "Ho struck Lauo ;" then I heard
tho shooting ; he struck at Lnno several
Joseph J. Ahell being first duly iiworii,
snld : I saw Lnne, Taylor und Sloriass at
the corner of Sixth street mid Washington
avenue, aud Taylor had hold of Storlass ;
saw Storinss strike at Lane over Taylor's
boulder nnd cnll him n ou of a bh ;
then Lane stepped back nnd Storlass put
his hand back to hU pocket and ndvanerd
townrtl him (Lane); then Lnne shot him
Mlncrvn Hurley, Cairo, Illinois, upon
being sworn, said : I saw Sargent nnd
Storinss on Fourth Street nnd Washington
avenue, and lienrd Sargent sny to Jim
Lnne, "Here take him In chnrgc;"
Storluss said, "N'o.I will go to McCarthy's
by myself;" Lnno stopped until Storlass
got between Fifth and Sixth streets,
when Lane asked Isaac Walder It he hud
a pistol ; Walder ssld, "Yes;" Lnne said,
"Give It to me,"uud then started nfter
him ; when they got to the corner of
Sixth nnd Washington avenue, Lnne snld
to Storinss, "Come on, this way, " mean
ing up Washington nvenue; Storlass
snld, "No, I uin going this wny to Jail,"
meaning up Slxtli street to Walnut i
Storlass said, "Go awny, Jim Lnne, I
will not go with you, I will go with that
other man ;" Storlass -mlled loose from
Tuylor, nnd then Lane Jumped on the
sidewalk, drew his pistol nnd flail one
shot ; Storinss then run about twelve or
fifteen feet nnd Lnne shot tilm ngaln.
Henry Sargent, sworn, snld: "I nr
reted Storlass, turned him over to Jim
Lane, aud told him to tnkc chance of
him, nnd left to look (or another man he
wns lighting with."
This concluded the eyldenca taken,
when the jury a-turncd the tollowing
Wc, the undersigned jurors, sworn to
Inquire Into the death oi EIIJhIi Storlass,
on oath, do llnd that he came to his deuth
by a pistol shot-wound, ut the hands of
James K. Lnno, In the discbarge of his
duly as a deputized olllcer of the city:
John McNtilty, fore. Herman Able,
Thos. II. Seymour, John Gwathney,
II. F. Chirk, T. P. Miller,
Jesse Hlnklc, Henry Brown,
Henry Stout, Patrick Mocklcr,
Thomas Black, John W. Cornell.
Lane wns taken bi lore Bross and Com
lugs, Justices ot the peace, yesterday, and
alter u patient examination that con
sumed out-half day, was acquitted. John
II. Mulkey appeared for the defense, and
William Mulkey for the State. The kill
ing of Storiass was declared an act ot
THE GUPTON TRIAL
Xnmr l the Jiirora Csuinlnntlon
Vienna. Ills., Aug. 31, 1875.
1 here was nothing of Interest trans
pired In the Gupton ease to-day. It was
four o'clock befoa- the last juror was
sworn In, niter which County Attorney
Dameron made the opening argument
for the prosecution.
Among the withes scs In attendance
arc: Ileurj Lattner, Mrs. Dlnkel,
Robt. Levy, Al. Ueightman, Deputy
Sheriff John Cain, and several others.
The following are the numcs ol the ju
rors: U. IJ. Miller, B. F. Boomer, Geo.
Axley , Jas. Martin, Tiran Hooker, Den
nis Albrltljre, Robert Thompson, John J.
Veateh, 11. F. Poor, A. B. Waumack, S.
m. warren nnu .i. m. rarrlsh, all of
whom are lanners nnd good citizens.
'1 he work of examining witnesses will
commence in the morning, und It is la
ne ved all the testimony will be taken
during the day. J. F. McCnrtney nr
rived to-day, and entered the case for the
Vienna, Ills., Sept. 1, 1875.
. There wns not much tlmu wasted th is
morning at the commencing of the court
in getting down.to work. The llrst wit
ness called was Augustus Botto, but
your reporter lelng late in nrrlving In
the court room failed to get his evidence.
Iain assured, however, that the facts
sworn to by Mr. Botto were substan
tially the same as stated by him at the
Mr. Henry Lattner, proprietor of the
building in which Mr. Eschbach had his
shop, was the second witness.
Mr. Lattner testified: My name is Hen
ry Lattner; 1 live in St. Louis ; lived in
Cairo in June, 1874; I knew Eschbach for
about ten years; In June, 1S7L I was
doing biiclness on Commercial avenue In
Cairo, m the same building with Esah
baeh. He rented his shop from me. I
don't remember the day but It wns ou n
Sunday In June, 1871, that Eschbach got
killed ; 1 did not see the ditllctilty ; I was
iu my saloon and heard the shots; I
heard two shots fired ; I did not notice It
much at first; I heard three shots, when
Eschbach opened the door aud ran Into
the hull and said, "Henry, I am killed,
catch him ;" I went out und Gupton was
standing ou the steps; I thought ho
would shoot me aud ran around thebarbar
pole; Mr. Al. Helghtiuan came out and
caught Gupton ; I don't know that Gup
ton said n word when we went out ; I
think Eschbach and 1 went out together;
when we went Into the shop Eschbach
sat ou u chair; he then laid down on tlm
lloor ; ho died hi about twenty or thirty
minutes ; two shots wero llred In succes
sion, but there was more time be
tween the second and third shots;
Cross-cxninincd by McCartney: I um
not related to Eschbach ; he rented from
me n long time ; there wns a door lend
ing from his shop into tho hall In the
rear of the saloon ; hall wus used for sit
ting room ; first I heurd wus pistol firing;
could not tell just where tho firing was ;
sounded like it was iu tho barber shop ;
went around to see, nnd Eschbach came
Into the hall and said, "Henry, I nut kill
ed, catch him;" I saw blood ou his breast;
the shop was not open ; Eschbach just
cumo from a funeral, he told me so; his
shop door wns open when I got ou tho
sidewalk ; could not tell whether tho
shooting was In the shop or ou tho side
walk ; when I came out of the saloon
Gupton was standing on the cud of tha
steps nt the Crystal saloon, three or four
feet from tho barber shop door; the
steps extend ns fur ns the building
reaches ; there is a spaco of six inches be
tween the Crystal saloon and my build
ing; Gupton was not at tho door of the
burner shop when I came out;
think ho wus on the step, 3 feet frout the
building ; there were two other men In
my saloon when the tiring took place ;
think they got two ghmea beer; I wm
standing outside when Gupton came
down the street and went Into Crystal sa
loon, and butt hltu go Into barber shop
und sit down In the back chair ; ho noted
like a man who had had n drink ; I went
Into snloon nnd got two gentlemen sonic
beer; heard at one lime like If some one
kicked on chair ; knew Gupton before v
knew him to be pilot ; supposed him to
be in tho liablt of patronizing barbers ;
I was behind the counter when I heard
the shots ; when Gupton went into shop
hschbach was close to window, brushing
lil clothes ; the chair that Gupton sat
down In wns the ono nt which Eschbach
worked; was no other bnrber In the
shop ; don't think any one wns working
lor Eschbach at that time ; I nm not rein-
ted to Eschbach.
Rc-Olrcct by Allen: It wns on
Sunday; think nbout 5 o'clock;
Eschbach had occupied my
house about six years ; the barber shop
wns generally shut up on Sundays nt
12 o'clock ; sometimes they would open
If some one wanted to be shaved, but
did not make a practice of doing so; It
Is the ususl practice to cloe up nt 12
o'clock, unless some one wanted to go
away aud then would open ; don't know
that the shops were ever open on Sunday
ievi Harris sworn : I wns sworn yes
terday. I live In Cairo; I have been
there three years ; I recollect Eschbach
being shot; knew hlui by sight; I saw
the prisoner nbout time of murder;
never saw him before ; I had bccnatBot
to's, und was coming across the street to
get drink of whbky ; I was right by the
switch ; I had been to the circus grounds
aud was In street near the switch ; switch
was near middle ot street on left tide ; I
was twenty-three steps from the barber
shop door wheu heard fuss ; when I got
across there I saw Eschbach pulling Gup
ton up out of the chair by the collar;
Eschbach pushed and Gupton fell down;
Gupton got to the door. I never was In
the shop in my life ; can't tell how far
chair is from door ; Gupton did not offer
any resistance to Eschbach ; Gupton fell
clear down when Eschbach pushed him
out; he put his hand Iu his pocket mid
pulled out n pistol ; Eschbach came to
door and opened It about a foot and
peeped out ; one door was shut aud the
other door was open; when Gupton
llred first shot Eschbach ran back In
house; lleightmau ran out and
gathered Gupton; Heighttnau's business
was a bartender at Lane's; saw Esch
bach when ran out the house; Gupton
raised up to make another shot; then
some one caught him; Eschbach went
back in house; heard no words in barber
shop between Eschbach nnd Gupton;
saw r.schUach alter he was dead; I was
attending baggage nt Cairo & Vincennes
office; was not a witness before coroner's
Inquest; it looked like Eschbach pushed
Gupton out and then went into the shop
and came right bnck.
Cross-Examlnailon : My nnmelsLcvv
iiurns; i Know air. Uotto ; I was not
sitting at Bolto's; I was crosslnir Com
V V . - . -
mercial avenue ; I was on side next Ohio
river ; I was crosln;; street right oppo
site bartKjr shop ; I had been to the show
ground ; 1 went upon rlgUhand side of
the street ; when 1 wns crossnK saw the
door of barber shop open; saw nun
sitting In chair with head leaning back ;
Lschbach was walking round and went
nnd pulled him out of chair ; don't know
where ins feet were ; I did not stop to
sec all that went on ; I was twenty-three
steps from barber shop ; I dld not think
anything strange till snw Echbnch pull
lug man out of chnir and pushing ; I
stopped then until It was all over;
was twenty-three steps from the door
when Eschbach pulled lilrn out of chair ;
did not see Eschbach kick Gupton ; Gup
ton did not lay on floor in shop ; laid on
the ground outside ; Eschbach gave him
a shove und down he went ; he turned
over and raised up; Eschbach came to door
aud peeped out. His hand was ou the
door, hold of it; can't tell how long
Gupton laid on tho ground, but was a
few minutes. He kinder "leant" over
against a post. Gupton was up before
Eschbach got back to the door; Gupton
never llred till Eschbach came back to
tho door, and looked out; Eschbach
opened the door; Gupton did not open It;
when Eschbach looked out, stuck his
head out, Gupton fired. Tho door was
not clear open, about (ono toot). Esch
bach opened door with right hand. Left
hand side door wns shut and did not open
It at all.
Charles Austin testified : Clias. Alls
tin is my name; I live In Cairo for tho
present, havo lived there three years; I
knew him about nine years ; I must have
been there when ho got killed ; I was
there last summer some time ; It was on
Sunday, latter part of Juno or 1st of July;
I was standing across the street, uad snw
the gentleman (the prisoner) go Into bar
ber shop ; don't know what passed In
tho shop ; Eschbach shoved Gupton in n
very rough way ; Gupton said, "You
shove a man out, will you," and then
shot him in the right arm ; I called Mr.
Botto's attention, wheu I saw Eschbach
push Gupton out of tho door; said look,
they aro getting Into a fuss ; Gupton shot
again, can't tell how closo they were to
gether; when Gupton shot first Esch
bach started to run bnck in tho house ;
Eschbach wns behind a chair on tho left
hand side of the house, when two shots
wera fired; cant tell how far In
Eschbach ;wns, but could see
him when Gupton tired the last shot;;
Eschbach cried, "Oil, ho has killed me 1"
Gupton did not go Into tne harbar shop
after Eschbach pushed him out ; I was
right near to Bolts when the shooting oc
curred ; Heard Esclibach hollow ho wus
shot; Esclibach did not come out; S.iw
him after ho was dead ; ho was laying on
the floor; Mr. Eschbach had beon out to
a funeral ; It wus only a little while after
Eschbach went Into tho shop when Gup-
ton went in ; first saw uuptou ut Del
uionlco saloon;, when Eschbach pushed
Gupton he did not fall down ; he caught
on his hands, and pulled out his revolver;
Gupton did not lutvo his pistol out nntll
Eschbach opened the door;-Eschbach
did not come outside the' house at all; he
staid Inside the hou'; the first shot
took effect In the right shoulder, because
Lschbach throwed up his hnnd ; when
the third shot was llred Kschbach's face
was to Gupton ; his faco wns to him all
Cross-exn mined : 1 was sitting at Bot
tom saloon ; Mr. Botto wm sitting with'
Ills race towards the building; I was
standing looking across the street ; I saw
Eschbach go Into shop; la a few minutes
Gupton came along aud went in ; Esch
bach took off hit coat and pulled up his
sleeves to wash himself; Gupton went
Into Lane's saloon, but did not stay long,
and came out and went Into barbershop ;
don't know all that wns done n barber
shop, nnd did not sen htm till shoved
out In a tolerably rough way;
Gupton wns not in there long. He was
shoved out In n very rath way and caught
on his hands. It Is a low step from the
walk into the shop; Eschbnch shoved
Gupton out with his face foremost.
Eschbach was at his back. Gupton fell
and kinder caught on his hands. Gup
ton wns not down quite not enough to
s.y lay there, but It took htm a while to
straighten up. Gupton took out his pis
tol when he was mighty near straight
Thos. Coyne sworn : I live in Cairo; I
have lived there since came from Tennes
see, nbout three mouths ; on evening of
day Iu question, boarded at Commercial
Hotel; my bed room was in front room
up stairs ; was In my room nnd
heard a shot which attracted
my attention ; looked cross the street
saw a man standing nt barber shop door;
ho was standing on the outside of the
door ; did not see Eschbach for several
minutes; he came out of Lattuer's saloon;
Gupton stood a little way back from the
barber shop and towards Lane's
saloon; he hud a revolver in
hU hand; Eschbach when he
came out calkd out "Catch him, catch
him he has shot me ;" I did not go
out of my room until after the police
had taken Gupton away; I think it was
about 5 o'clock, or after, when the shoot
ing was done ; my room was south room
up stairs; I was reading I think when
shooting occurred; the first shot at
tracted my attention a short time, I
don't think it was a minute, till the sec
ond shot was fired; think there was
more time bet ween second and third shots
than between first and second.
Robert Levy testified : I lived In Cairo
four years ; remember Esclibach since
first went to Cairo; was there In June,
1874 ; It was on Sunday evening I was on
Sixth street and heard the snots ; I ran
down the street; I got near Hartman's,!
heard the second shot ; as I ran across
the street near tho track Gupton fired the
third shot; Gupton was pointing his
pistol at the door of Eschbach'a shop ; the
third shot was fired in the same direction ;
Gupton fired witli the right hand ; could
not say what he was doing with his left;
saw Eschbach afterwards ; he came out
of Lattner's saloon and said "Catch that
man, he has shot me;" Gupton pointed
his pistol at Lattner, and he ran and I
ran too ; Al. Heightman came out and
took the pistol from Gupton ; saw Esch
bach after the shooting ; was at the coro
ner's Inquest; It was about half past four
o'clock when shooting took place ; Esch
bach had been to a funeral.
John W. Fry Uatind:-1 live lu Cairo;
Uved In Cairo eluht yean; w lit south and
came back four month aao. I was iltilng
on Sixth street ai.u heard plttol shots fired;
looked U(iwnrtni anil taw Mr. Uuvton
getting up; f aw Qupion put Mi aim tt
twen two doom and lire two shots; Mr, Lati
ner cme out 'and s Id Gupton hid shot
Eschbach. 0 up ton then leveled bl pistol at
Lat.ner; Mr. Al. Highitnan came out and
took bold of Gupton; I heard three reports;
I saw Echbch when he came out; I taw
Mrs. Dlnkle have halt of Eschbach. Uo is
dead died that night.
Al. nightman Unified: I was sitting in
the Crystal saloon, when 1 heard three liots
llred Id quick tucee alon. I went out and
saw Mr. Gupton Handing on the sidewalk
pointing bis pistol toward Escubach'4 bar
ber shop door; Eschbach was standing la
tbe door; I tok h Id of a up ton when we
had tuilo and foil, whan Mr. John flogsn
came up a d arretted aim.
Dr. IJ. Wardner testified: I reside in
Cairo; I am a phytic! u aa4 surgeon ; have
practiced a rood many yean; I knew b'sch-
bach; I was called to nee him the 28th of
June, ls74; found him In his barber sbop ;
was not at shooting; don't remember if
beard shot; he was utive when I n' st raw
htm: he was quito faint and becoming faint
er rapidly; he lived, perhaps, twentj-nvc
minute ; ttyed with i itu til hr died. The
doctor then wet on to describe Kchbach'
wounds, detailing them substantially as he
did before the coroner's jury the nlglit af
ter tue murder
At tbe conclusion of Dr. Wardner's tentl-
mony, the prosecution announced that their
testimony was all In, and that tbey would
rest their case.
J. P. McCartney then took tbe floor to
mako the opening statement tor the defense,
an i was ktltltalkiiig at the time ot mailing
this letter. Lx-
Ooae for Hew Uouda.
A.Marx, the popular clothing dealer
on the levee, has gone East to purchase
goods. He proposes laying In a larger
stock of fall and winter clothing (a full
lino) than he has ever before brought to
this market. It Is well-known to Cairo
ites and the country around, that his
store has always been filled with the
most complete stock to be found In tho
West. So look out for an Immense stock
of fiuo aud fashionable goods at fabulous
ly low prices, and visit A, Mark.
Warning to SaloaM-Meepara.
I hereby warn all saloon-keepers and
liquor dealers, that I will prowcuto, to
tho full extent of the law, all tlioso who
sell or give intoxicating liquors to my
hnsband, Paul W. Alien.
8-31-1 w Ki.if AnKTii Allen,
KsaMlnaUan mt Teacher.
There will be a public examination of
teachers held nt the High School building
In Cairo, on Friday und Saturday, the
third and fourth ol September.
Mrs. P. A. Tayloii,
8-21-td County Superintendent.
Real Estate Coliur
Several good Farms and 3,000 acre of
unimproved Lands In Alexander county.
"Winter's Block" and("WlnUr'a Itnw."
A large number ot desirable Residences,
and excellent vacant Lots, suitable for
bu-lness hou.es and restdanccs.
House on Nineteenth street, tor 50, with
privilege of lease.
Winter's Block Suitable for Hotel, Offi
ces or Business room cheap.
Tenements numbered -t, 7, t and , In
Winter's How, A rooms each, for 910 per
No. 10, (oirner) ill 68 7 rooms.
Tnat d-ri able double Cottage on eorner
ol Thirteenth and Washington.
Fine two story brick on Commercial av
enue, bctwocn Tenth andKloventhstrtels,
inltablo for Dwelling and Bushiest.
Two houses on Commercial, below Sixth
ttrcet, suitable for Buslnest Houses and
Two matt Houes west of Twenty-second
street, near Pine, 14 each per month.
Dwelling houto on Twelfth, near Wal
nut, 0 rooms, for U per month.
Business house on Levee, near Eighth
street, lor $20 per month.
FOR LEASE, OR SALE.
A number of Lois on Levee, ubore
Twelfth street, outside lire limits. AIo
a large number of other Lots In different
Landt, in tracts to suit, near Cairo.
Dcllrioae-PILSIKSEH-at Lou la Her
P1LSENER at Louis Herbert's.
Wood and Coal.
Wood, SI per cord CO cents off lor
cash. Big Muddy cool by the car load $3
per ton. All goods delivered.
O. W. WllKKLKR & Co.
OniCE and Yard. Tenth street, be
tween Commercial and Washington ave
Louis Herbert haa PIMEXCK.
ISewlna; Machine at a NacrlSve
One WHEELER & WILSON, latent
One silver-plated GROVEIt & BAKER.
Tbe above Machines are as good as new,
and I will tell either at one-third their
value. Parties wishing a bargain will do
well to call and sec them immediately.
8-24-lw Dan Hart.ma.s-.
Cheaper Than Ever Knawn Before.
Mason's Self-Sealing Fruit Jars at $1 50
per dozen. Extra rubbers lor Mason's
Fruit Jars, at Daniel Hartman's, corner
Sixth street 8-:il-tf
50,000 envelopes, all grades and prices,
Just received at the Bullbtis lob office.
The Cincinnati Eanoaltlon.
Those of our readers who propose to
visit Cincinnati during the coming In
dustrial Exposition, will bo glad to know
that this paper can be seen on file at tho
office of E. X. Frf.siiman, Advertising
Agent, 100 West Fourth Street, where all
facilities will be extended them to rend
their home news.
Obstacles to Marriage.
Happy relict for youninen from the ef
fect ot Krrora and Abuses in early tvte.
Manhood restored. Impediments to Mar
riage removed. ew method of treat-
m nt. New and remarkable remedies.
Books and Circulars sent free, In sealed en
velopes. Addrct Uoward Association.
410 N. Ninth at., Phlladelhla, Pa.-an Insti
tution bating a high reputaion Or honor
able conduct and professional skill.
Taken up, by tha subscriber, on the
county road irom Cairo to Mound City, two
mules irom Cairo, on tbe 30th day ot Au
gust, a young calf ana redjeow ; blase face'
under bit in right and half slope off tip of
left ear. The owner can bato them by
calling and paying charges.
0-2-tit Munhox Edwards.
A fine Realdcnee for Hale or Rant.
Corner Uolbrook avenue and Twenty
fourth street. Lurgo yard and garden (8
Iota) ; plenty of fruit and shrubbery ; good
stable and carriage bouie. will sell on
very eay terms. The house contain ten
rooms. J, 11. I'uillii'S.
100 barrels of lime, best quality, for salo
at low-down figures at Jno. B. Phlllis A
Vlaaa r.'rnlt Jara,
at 75 cents per dozen; all the latest styles
In jelly glass. Scaling wax iu large and
small quantities, at Dan'l Hartman's,
corner Sixth street.
Lime at lowest prices at Jno. B. Phlllis
& Son's. .
Persons having cisterns needing pump-
Im? out und renalrhur cau havo it done
promptly and at prices to suit tho times,
by calling on J. S. Hawkins, Cross street.
1 have a man aud pump employed all the
time for the purpose. 8-20-2v
I'aev, Elliott Co,
We have this day atsocia d' with ut In
our business Mr. Henrj Elliott, recently of
Elliott A Uuy i horn, and shall continue lo
do a general r lour and Commission busi
ness. K. C. Pack A Co.,
Cairo, III., Sept. I, Je75. M-tt
Wanted, a first cluts barber. Steady
employment at S15 per week. Apply to
0-1-Dt. Wm. Alba.
Piano-ncarly new; Top Buggy,
Show Case, Burglar and Fire-Proof Safe,
Cheap lor cash. Apply to
U-i-lt. L. II. Mviita.
For three days, liinu at low prices, In
barrels, by Jno. B, Phlllis Son.
Steamer Jim Fljk, Padttcah.
Sto. Genevieve, gt. Louis.
Belle of Memphis, Memphis.
Steamer Jim Flsk, Paducah.
" Stc. Genevieve, Vicksburg,
" Belle Memphis, St. Louis.
RIVER AMD WXATIIXR.
The river Inst evening was 13 fect
1 14 Inches on Jthe gauge, havlng;iallctt
7 4-0 Inches during the previous 21
Tho weather continues elenr nnd
-Capt. C. W. Dugan Is In St. LouN.
Cnpt. .Too Fowler now cominnutU
the Jim Klk.
The Bee got her barge off Alicls'
towhead yesterday, and Is making addi
Wo aro Indebted to Wharf-master
Httrd for the following report of arrivals
for the mouth of July:
Registered barges 78
Total tonnage, custom house measure
ment, 04,581 tons.
The Stc. Genevieve had a good trip
for the South. She reports the river 1m
proving by cutting out ami gradually
getting Into pretty good shape. There
Is now not less than 7 feet at any place.
KlTEP KlPOHT, )
Aug 13. 1B75. i
8TAIIOKS. LOW WATCR.
if ix. r ik.
Cairo 11 T ii
Pittsburg- - 1 1
Cincinnati " s 8
Loulavillt - 3 8-4
Nashville a 0 - a
St. Louia 11 0 I
The next term of tho Parish School of
the Chureh ol tbe Ue leeraer will begin on
MONDAY, Si:t?IF.MBER Oth, and coc
tlnuc in setaion ttttcen weeks. Under the
same supervision and control as it wns
last term, tbe School will be conducted In
a olratlar manner. At tho beginning ol the
torm a cls will be formed for the study
Application for admission must be made
either to Mrs. P. A. Taylor, or the Rector.
The price ot tuition will bo only clht
dollars tor tbe terra of sixteen steeV, pay
able IN ADVANCE.
Cuahlkb A. QanERT, Hector.
PII.NKNEK at Lonla Herbert'.
Ten pound letter heads, large size, Cur-
lisle paper, rated two cents higher than
any other paper used in Cairo for print
ing letter heads ordinary composition-
only $4 50 per thousand at the uwlleto
Baae Balta or Every Description
PHIL H. SAUP'S.
To (he Cltlrena or Cairo.
I would Inform my m.my friends, that 1
am still in the auction business, and ready
to attend to all sales that may offer. My
long experience in this business needs no
comment-1 is no experiment on my part,
and parties entrusting goods to my care
need not be afraid, as lam no "squib" or
novice In tbn business.
Bpocl.il attention given to real estate and
out-ooor sales, as I have never misted mak
MR a e. 1) Uahtman, Auctioneer.
Corner Sixth street and Commercial Av.
9X Rag stock envelopes nt the Bul
letin office, $3 25 per M.
Three Urge and very desirable family
room, trontlng on the Ohio, at tho St.
Charles Hotel, can be had, with board, at
very reasonable rate during the Summer
months. Abundance of pure air and per
led ventilation. 7-10-tf.
Loala Herbert's for PIIJIE-
IQr XX Amber und White rag stock
envelopes at the Bulletin office, printed,
$3 50 aud $4 00 per M.
First-class room and board at the Ar
lington House, at 25$ per month.
Taos. B. Ellis, Proprietor.
Notice of Removal.
The well-known barber shop, corner
Eighth and Commercial, presided ov:r by
'.he popular artist, George Stcinhoute, bat
removed ono door north on Commercial, in
.ho Grand Central Hotel. The new sbop la
arm aud commodious, and those wishing
for anything nrtlnlic in the way of faablou
able hair cutting, smooth shaves, etc., will
lo well to call at the Grand Central Barber
One hundred thousand feet assorted
lumber, for sale at panic prices for cash
for tho next 10 days at tho Wall & Ent
mill. J. S. McGaiiky.
At the Bulletin bindery 48 numbers,
bound iu two volumes, full gilt mor-
rocco; cost $44 ; for sale at $40.
SIXTH STUXXT, Xctwoon OHIO
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