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W. L. BRISTOL,
Koepa everything MrUlaini to
the line or Staple and Tanoy Oro
series, Woodenware, Vegetables-,
Fruits, Ac, o.
Try My New Style Mixed
Difforent Combination From any
Bofore Offered in tho Mnrkot,
and of Excellent Flavor.
Cbolco Selection of
QUEENS W ARE,
and FLO WEB POTS.
I Ml i CEATH Itmiiim,
Hweot axil Rich
Central Hop Yeast
Again Thl Humiaor.
No. 32 EIGHT STREET
MT. OARBON(Big Muddy)
Orders for Coal by tho car-load,
'.on, or in hogshoads, for shipment,
promptly attended to.
k7To largo consumers and all
nanufacturors, wo aro prepared
io supply any quantity, by the
south or year, at uniform ratos.
CAIRO CITY COAL COMPANY.
E3Hn)ltily Ilro 'sofllrc, No 70 Ohio Levee.
E9l!airuiay tiro. 'a wliarf boat.
O-At Kio'iitlHO Mill, or , .
O-At the tnul Dump, foot of Thfcty-Kljht
tj-l'oit Ofllcc Drawer. SM. v
Butter, Eggs, Fish, Poultry,
Game and all kinds of fresh
Fruit and Vegetables.
Eighth Street, Carro. Ill
r-C)nlcra for Steamlioals momptly
any hour, (Jay or nliflit.
Wholesale, Retail and
W'HigbeBt Cash Price paid for
Hogs ana Cattle.
A Book for the People.
MlYiilOLOQY l. A lirlttniit infdlfll woHl cf v.V)
nv ( lr(fl doubl, column p,if ,M(i'tflic
... ( "! rngtivhi. on lh nuural,
'HABRIAUt.. ) moral auilriillrlalicliiuflho .or),
. , Mrrl, iriilullrmiai'ullllf.
Hon,, the Myiterioa ofllaproduotlou, &o. Aitintitl
.11 mt ih ttlfv an Ihdviriouidlaria. i.iiKm Lp.n.m HdOetli
f aratiwAOrrftilriof DotllBxa. liirluilldv Mil ,.irRi.nr Pri-
vm, Vwetlnd Chronio SImumiuI' Uililnt., the
rtttin of Early Abute, vaih.iou.Uy.ttm.iHiihrilnn.
lutture dtciy nd Impetenoy-a rlvt , outucllor lu (lie
uiftrncd ( moie i-YiuriuytiiuiH immig?. joi
iwtck lvtrltt-uil.l''.UIIi-ODlyujiiur idic
Iboit icultiiijiUlliii nuriL.c.
ton dlMUM. W mim, jg in,
ii coDUntt or lb, tbovo rl.tillojll wnuti.tgo
R. SMYTH & CO.,
,,yrfwlwal-Wii1 Httalt l)lri 1
Foreign and Domeitio
WINK OF ALI KIND,
No. 60 Ohio Levee,
MKHHUt . ."MVTII A CO. have couiUntly
n Inritc Block of tlir bt ool In Uie itiar
kct, aot Klve rnpccUl atttnlion to Ihr nliolcult
raurh of the buiin'
Tho Undersigned Having Oivon
In now Prepared to Furnish Ico
At prices that will Comparo Fav
orably with any Dealer. Ho
will now Dovoto hia a ten
tion Entirely to his
Corner JQiajlitl Street,
WH. WKTZKL. Pvoprlotor.
'litLVrY wtri Wpt nliflil au.t Uy fur
trains ari'l tuml-'Jl-
'Ihf lx?t of Krc.iiiuiilatIoli
(cuc-.t at lwf Iijlbri i.rUv.
STRATTON & BIRD,
AQENTS AMIJRIOAK POWDER CO,
57 Ohio Levee.
O. D WILLIAMSON,
No. 76 OHIO LEVEE.
Ql'KCIAI.uttuntlou glvca toconileiunents antl
kJ limns unirrs
B. F. PARKER,
r?aints, Oils, Varnishes,
Wall Papor, Window Olasa, Win
qow onaaos, sc,
Always on bum, tne ct'lclirutcJ Utiuyltutluf
Comer Eleventh Street and Waahtev
von avisuo i
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
j-. o.xrtrjnxjw, -
BiNOER AND BLANK BOOK
lulletln Bmlldlng, Oorner Twelfth Street
and WaanUKton Ayenue,
4"CaotT And lUllrosd Work iwcltltr
be $aif 0
AN OLD TIME DUEL.
Tom Reynold nml fJrata Hrownlhr
(From lh Chicago rinvi.l
.Sr. Louis, Mo., Sept. 8. In 18.V,
Tlioma C ituynoldi, who la now recog
nized us onu oi the k-ndlng lawyers ol the
State, ami who wat nt the liwt election a
prominent eiuiilldntulorthe United States
Setmlorithlii, led thu Democratic party or
St. Louis, I'eynuldi, hi thu lender or I lie
antl-lSciitoii party, hud been lorced to nc
cept the nomination for ConresH and
make tho nice luralint Frank I'. Itlalr,
the lleiiton candidal!1. MeKeu and FIh
hack were then running the Democrat as
the Frr,Soll orjjan, ami II. Urutz Urown
was the editor. Wait held an Interest In
the paper, and naturally It -spouod his
calf;. Ah the canVas proreiscd toward
the end Drown wrote an editorial, mere!
lesily eattsllc and personal, relleetln
upon Jteyuuld. The latter replied in a
brief but pointed eard. Urown promptly
challenged, and Ileyuoltta in promptly
Urown ehoe as one of his seconds Leo
Walker, iililjjli-splnted South Carolinian,
who trad married into a wealthy family
here, and was then a readmit of St.
Louis. His other trleiul was Col. David
1). Mitchell, once .Superintendent of In
dian affairs, and well known as an Indian
miU plain lighter. Hut besides these
there clustered about Urown, ns the
nariyV champion. Thomas II. Benton,
Frank I. Ulair. arid nil their powerful
lleynold's seconds were Col. Fred
Keuiielt, the best pistol 'hot in Missouri,
who lived In lordly style at Selmu Hall,
and dipt. Thomas 1'. Hudson, it Demo
cratic politician, who lljrured lainou-ly
u the 1)
oiiipliau expedition to Mexico.
Koriv inllt-i bvlow rit. I.ouls. on liivli
rivtr lilntrt, U &.-1.UU Hall, built of stone,
nnU much utter tliu f-tylu ot tliu Gtruian
baronial ouitlcs wlncli look down on
lb Klilnv. Uu tilt- 23d ot Auyint thu
jiiirtic hit St. Louis. lSi-ynolU', i),i.scd
ili night bct'orc leaving St. Louis at the
rt-idviiru ot i-:i.ic II. Sturgeon, und lie
ileiil so late mid to totindly that he hud
to be u.-illed loudly In the morning. With
lilt burgeon. Dr. .1. H. Shore, and hU
rrieiuU Keiinett and Hudson, Jteynolds
went over the river und journeyed lel'iire
lv down the Illinois side.
1 here was no haste; everything was
done eamly and deliberately. Keynolds
reiualiied on the Illinois .ldu until Mou
dav eveiiini!. the iotli of Ailk'iist, and
then cro.ed over to Selma and became
tlieuueitforthenlL'lit of O. V. Cliad-
bourne. now the 1'resideut of the St
LouU Shot 'J'ower Company, who had i
country teat at tlmt lime fust nbovo Keir
nett's place. Urown and Ins friends hud
been made the guests of Kenuett, Hey
nolds'n m-coikJ, as courtesy was construed
to require, ftcnueli iM'iievcti in uiecoue.
and was as full of romance as u school
L'lrl. He bad looked alter all the mill-
..... . i . .
Ulesl (lciaiu. uu me morning ui iiico
Uy, thu iMtli ot August, the men weru
io diovi, auu mo iaeu in tnecung was
a sand bar midway Ix-twecn Illinois and
.Missouri, ueioro uayoreaK ue jiarues
starud lor the bar In cushioned cklffs pro
IMilled by negro rowei.
1 lie tunc was jusi oeiore tunriMi, auu
as Keiinett looked up and down the river
over the magiiilieent view of blull and
wood and water, taking in thes-eene with
his ardent, sensuous nature, he turned to
Mitchell, the blull' old Indian tighter, and
aid abruptly, alter a sweeping glance ol
It is beaiitllul. N ould yon like to bo
,i well one day as another. by :"
wa the curt answer.
It looks like tempting rrovideiiw
siich a day as title." aid Kenuett, witli
another glance at the gorgeous saw.
"it may be, but Provideneeis wuhliltn
who slioots llrst and pulls the steadiest
trigger," and then there was .silence un
til the boats grated on tbo sand u.ir. Tlie
principals stepped out jauntily, and
stood aside while tho grouud was select
ed and measured. Keynolds was S3, of
medluin height, and scjuurvly built, with
out extra llcsh. He has grown Mout
mid grlzled since then. He was a South
Carolinian, ami wore me lavonie iigui
gray ot tho outn. urown was ouiy
tnirty, a native oi ivemuchj, samii
liaireil, anu oi siroug, nervous luiupviu
meiit. He wore on this morning a lull
stilt of black, buttoned to thu cliiu.
They were to tight with me regulation
duelling pistnls, those long-barrelled
omlnous-lookliig weapons. with the single
word London" sunk in the Iron weaii-
oii3 but senium seen now. Uhe stocKs
were of inahogony, not poiisbeu, auu
rounded aud liable to slip In a perspiring
laml. hut shun-jd as smi.ire as a saw Han
dle. They carried ouuee bull bad Hair
triggers and double sights, and In trained
bauds meant death lout limes out oi live
The men were to light lace to lace.
twelve paces apart. Thu drop snot nun
been chosen. Ihu pistols wero to be
held muzz u upward until in worn was
given, and hen lowered antl tired.
The i .stance, was inea-urej. unit nen
nett iltniL' tin the ilvcr half dollar and
won tliu euuicu oi nosuiou. lie iosscu
neaiii. and won me worn, uu was io
call out ''Fire one two three slop."
The nrlnclnula weru not to lower their
pistols before the word "tlru,ft uji(l not to
fchoot aher the word "stop."' The pis-
to Is were loaded und the men took their
places. Bruwn with the half sarcastic
smile which he always woru. The siir
geous noiselessly opened their cases aud
eacil iOUKeil til 1113 man. neiiueu caiieu
'Gentlemen, are you ready .'"
"Heady." was the reply in the suuie
Then frora Kenuett camobe deliberate
t in one "
At the first monosyllable Itevnold
liau lowered (lis weapon aud, wie the
second worn waon jvenueivs tips, urea,
Brown followiiii; thu movement so close
that the two seconds were nanny aistin
noynoiUS aiuod iiheusiauic. inc emoKC
curllnsr un from his pistol's month.
. .. . .. i in, ..
urown staggered, suuteu irotn one leg
to tliu other, while the lines of bis face
stialk'btcncd. Hudson stepped up to
ItcviioUls nnu mtltl
"Urown U wuuiiuuu in tho groin,"
"You arc mistaken," wan RoyiiohN'
reply. "I aimed ut liU knee."
So it was ; the heavy ball had split the
bono of thu rigpt leg lun below tho
knee, anil a pool of blood was widening
out about Urown'i lect. Nevertheless tho
Kcntttcklan stood his 'ground with com
pressed lips ant) demand another tire.
Tho surgeons examined the wound and
forbade It. There was a brief consulta
tion between- ieconds, and Reynolds
walked over t Browu, who bad betu
forced to the ground by the pain, uud of
ftredhU hmid. t wits taken, explntm
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1875.
ttons followed, and all was smoothed
awayjusti(sthe steamer fcdilor appro
prlate natuu-eatno pullltw P the river.
Tho hail was answered, and the whole
party taken on board. Urown was car
ried In a blanket, and It was months he
fore he left on his crutches. Even to-day
n prcceptible limp tells ol thu severity of
me wound. ....
KeimeU says that Urown s bullet
clnnced by lleynold's breast, and had not
the latter tired so rapidly as he did af
fecting his antagonist's aim-he mut
have received the hall squarely In the
chest. Uoth were splendid shot?.
Some time ago there was an order Is
sued from the general superintendent's
office of the CuiuKgo A Alton lUllroad,
ixqulring all agents and other employes
connected with tliu trains upon that road
to wear badges when upon duty, desig
nating the position tliev have, that the
traveling public might, without mistake,
know who to apply to for any Informa
tion or protection required. This order
in due time was sent to the different
agents along the line of tliu road,
together with the badge they were to
Among tho agents that received thW
order and badge was .Mr. J. it. Madison,
of WiiMilngton, upon the western divis
ion ot the road, w ho Immediately carried
out the order. He was very much
plc.i'cd with the badge, as It was quite
ornamental, ami showed to everyone the
position held. Hethunghtlt would save
many micsilons a to the rank he held
ujKin the stall ot this large corporation,
so lie woru It continually not only
around tliu town, but to church and places
of amuseiiiemeiit and w hen he took off
his hat he would place It lu a very con
spicuous position, that it might draw at
tention. The young men of Washington began
to teel unite taken aback by the attention
given the young railroad agent, theretore
thev set there heads together to iret a rig
on him, which they saw fully carried out
recently to the delight ot all the citizens
ol tliu above-named city. They pur
chased a very line sword und belt down
the road somewhere, aud then wrote a
letter purporting to come from the gen
eral superintendent, informing nil ugents
that in luture they would be reipilr d to
wear the sword aud belt, as it would add
greatlv to the appearance of the leading
olllcial of the station, as well as giving
him something with which to dclcnd the
patrons of the road from the coiilldence
men and pickpockets that are always
to be found at a railway station. This
was taken north and given to the train
men, who, on the arrival of the train at
Washington, delivered it to Mr. Madison,
who promptly put it on ; and soon idler
he was seen promenading the streets in
full dress, strutting about ns proud as a
major general. The novelty of the thing
crenieti considerable laughter among me
citizens, who bcjfnn to ask him about
the cause ot all this display, whereupon
he showed the Instructions. Some one
told him that the whole thing was a joke
put upon him, aud that ho had bettor see
If thu thing won general throughout the
line, so be repaired to the office and bv
telegraph aked the agents at Lacou ami
Wenona It they had got their swnrds,
etc.. to which they replied they hail, that
they were the laughing-stock ot every
one, hut that they (lid not mind it. a they
would soon lx come ued to it. Getting
the assurance that there wa- no joke
about it, he resumed lii-'m-lness without
any further trouble.
llclbie night the hike had gone the
length ot the wires on every divisou ol
tliu road, and a riiinle ol laughter was
continuous from I'hicago, Louisiana.
mtl Washington to Chicago, and prob-
ahlv lias spR'ad by this time to every
telegraph line in the union. If .Mr.
Madi-on ever hear-the ond of it lie may
bless id- lucky Mar.
t3- During tliu epidemic of intermit
tent in the Wet this season, the whole
immcii'c stock of Ayr r's Ague Cure be-
eatne exhausted, aud tho producing power
of his Laboratory was found Inadequate
to meet inu demand. .Many who Knew
its extraordinary virtues for the cure of
Chill and Fever, paid exorbitant prices
for It. This Ague Cure is said, bv thoe
who use It. to never fall. Reader. II you
must have medical aid, take the best of
medicine. Poor iemedies are dear, as
good are cheap, at nny price you have to
pay tor mem. Lnnriesion vouner.
Prices to suit the Times.
Wholesale) Figures, but No Crodit !
Mrs. 0. McLEAN,
Next Door to Stuart & Gholson'i
BETWEEN COMMERCIAL AND
HATK, IlonncW, Flowers, b, Lacea, Rlhhone,
Silks, Velvets, TU. Ilucblnga, Corsets,
Kid Gloves, Hosiery, orstwli.
Also the "Ladles' Press Iteforra
Aud ull the new styles of triroinhisf etlks for
Snrhnt and Sumiuer. . .
Cp-Tbeso goods will bo sold at very low flg
urea, for CAhll and CASH ONLY. l-lLJOtf
NORTH SIDE OF EIGHTH HTREE1
Botwaou WmUiuuton and Commercial
THE NEW LOW RESERVOIR "STANDARD"
.. iwll inlit,. .
Great Durability with Handsome
Madb only by
Excelsior Manufacturing Comp'y
012, 014, 010 and 018 N. MAIN STBEET, ST. LOUIS, MO.
AND SOLD EXCLUSIVELY BY
.i:-ma W' HENDERSON, Cairo, Illinois.
ONLY $1.25 A YEAR.
ILLIAM R. SMITH, M. D.
IlKSIDENCi:: No. II Tlihterntli trwt, be
!irn Waililnxton avenue ami Walnut street.
OFFICE: North fide of KlRhth street be
tween C'ominrrclnl and WntuJufiton avenue. "
W. DUNNING, M. D.
RESIDENCE: Comer Slntli and Walnut
OFFICE : Corner Sixth atrf et and Ohio Uvee.
OFFICE HO tlltS: From G A.m. Vim., and
OHN H. XUXKEY,
Attorney at Law.
OFFICE: At residence on Ninth street, be
tween Washington avenue and Walnut M.
gAMTJEL P. WHEELER.
Attorney at Law.
OFFICE: Ohio Levee, over room lormerljr
occulted by First National Hank,
tREEN & GILBERT,
Attorueyw mid TouiiMelorN
OFFICE Oliio t.e:, ro'iiub 7 und H
City National Hunk,
Willhni II. Oiven, )
Williaiuli lilllj.rt. CAIllO 1I.1.ISOIH.
jinn. YtvVh r;uutt J
fiCX.'li'ial attention (riven l Admiralty and
S:(cinloat hiif ine.
UK A I, ESTATK AUl'.NT.
JOHN a. HARMAN & CO.
;ONVETANCKBS, N0TABIX8 PU1LIC
Land Aire&ta of the Illinois Central and
Burlington and Uuincy B. R.
North Cor. Sixth sad Ohio Levee,
I. II. I.V.NC'll.
U. J. IIOWLKT.
LYNCH & HOWLEY,
Dollectors and Conveyancers.
OFEIOE At thu Court Houao.
BOX and BASKET CO
'All klu Is banl and soil,)
FLOORING, BIDING, LATH, fto
Mill ud Yard,
Jorner TbirtyFourtb Strwrt and
8IXTH STREET, Between OHIO
LEVEE AND COMMEBCIAL
Xauuf nature ibla own Soraa HUoa and
can Aaaure Oood Work.
ARE ECONOMY IN PRICE,
QUICK AND UNIFORM
Designs, and Giving PERFECT
Pianos and Organs,
SHEET MUSIC AND
MUSICAL MERCHANDISE OF
HALLET, DAVIS & CO.'S
Of World wide Roputation.
Acknoivledjfed by all (fooil Muilcnni to be the
dui i'uuiu now nniue.
THE GREAT UNION PIANO,
Of which we have nol:l over 100 iluring
twelvtryeari pat, bccouilng morn nml niorr
poptilur every day.
SMITH'S AMERICAN ORGAN,
Splendid tone, Power and Durability.
Kimball's Orchestral Organ,
A very ftno Instrument, adapted to lnetru
m-niai an wen ai vocal music.
All thi: aiiovi: .uik okkkhkd ox
hjiy Jlontlily Payment", nt lon iiijurcs
tunat'iiti'a oi i.'.m t ncci.
In ?reat variety, Including all tho new
and popular music ol the day.
Ordern from tho Country
promptly tilled and nt
VIOLINS GUITARS BANJOS
FRENCH HAUl'S, ETC., KTC.
Band Instruments of all Kinds
Fuir.lsncd to Order.
8TRIN0S FOB VIOilNB, QUIT ARB, ETC.
Ol the Best Quality.
Classical Studies and Exercises
or ulltfradi'B for Pluno or Voice.
JSTEvery denuription of Muilcal Mer-
chandUe furnbliud to order, promptly und
at prices lower than eter oU'cred boforo
A GENCV ALSO OF
ROGER'S ELEGANT STATUARY.
Heud for Illustrated Cataloiriie und Prlco
List of theso beautiful grouper.
All Ooodi Warranted as Bepmented.
BOBBINS' MUSIC BAZAP,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
IN THE CITY.
Goods Sold Very Close.
Jorner lta St. and Commercial At
a, 0. PATH qo.
I Commission Merchant,
Aml ilwln' lu
FLOUR, MMAL, OB A IN HAY.
f GAIItO, IU.1NOIS
vn rxur.ii t
LIME, CEMENT, PLASTER,
Under City Nation 1 1 Hank.
IWIM, toll in car-load lot! uu -niifecturm
priori, ndclbuc i'rrlaut.
JOHN B. PBULU,
Oucccstor.1 to Johu n. I'hlllli)
And Dfalcrj hi
HAY, CORN, OATS, FLOUR,
MEAL, BRAN, etc.
Agents tor 1ASLIN A BAUD POWDER CO
:Coraer Taath Street and Ohio
7, I) Mntli'.m
MATHUSS & UHL,
No HI Ohio Levee, . '"
E. .?. Ayrea.
9. U. Ajrea.
AYRES Sc CO.,
Ia. b. thoms,
And dealer Id
STAPLE AND FANCY
Foreign and Somaatio Fruita and Nate
114 COUXEBCIAI AVENUE.
II. II. (.TTO1NOHAM.
PARKER 6V CUNNINGHAM,
(Siici-f siiors to Miller A Parker,)
And Dealers In
WHEAT, MEAL, GRAIN, HAY,
on ict: :
S3-VebuB ltuiil Hie Smku Yrlloiv Wan
hoime, stomfce lawclly J.iuo lorn, which givo
us am I) It mcllltUD lor utoi-iiijf auu taivpmg.
O. N. HUGHES,
Over KatbttH Vbl't.
Flrst-Clus Companlt rrpr
E8TABLI1HEP I Mi.
13 OHIO LEVEE.
City VtttiMl Baik IslUUc, attain.
Tba 0)4aXtat)Ualwd Acmiov U nm
aala, rraattsr ot'
Mi 000 000.