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W. L BRISTOL,
Roops ovorything pertaining to
tho lino of Btaplo and Fancy Qro
scriea, Woodenware, Vegetables.
Fruiti, &o., Ac.
My New Stylo Mixed
Different Combination From any
Boforo Oll'ered in tho Market,
and of Excellent Flavor.
Choice Selection of
QUEEN8 W A HE,
and FLOWER POTS.
A ITITIl ht HUE ksliu,
Seot nail Rich
Central Hop Yeast
A Rain This Summer.
No. 32 EIGHT STREET
MT. OARBON(Big Muddy)
Orders for Coal by tho car-load,
on, or in hogsheads, for shipment,
ti7To largo consumers and all
nn iinpT irnm. wi, urn uruijurt-'u
0 supply any quantity, oy iu
CAIRO CITY COAL COMPANY.
-IltiUUlay llro 'aofllce, Su TO Ohio I.c Yen.
IlKlfiiLiy llro wharl'boM.
-At Kfj iitliia Mill, or
At the Col Dump, foot of Thlrty-ElKUt
Q-l'uHt Ofllce Drawer. 8rt).
A I 14? II 1 1 1 IV u UlI'VI'M
Man Fiic Fich Pmimv.
Game and all kinds of frosh
I WW'. ' w
Fruit and Vegetables.
-()riler for StiniinliouH jiromjitly
ay nour, imy or ihhiii.
. EIGHTH STREET,
Highest CaBh Price paid for
Book for the Peonle.
f lrc uuut4o coluiiiu iRr mv v Hi'
i the XyttcrtM of Hcproduction, to. AinrdttU
thinly on iiievriuuuivKiiuiiug tr nrj nauuvu1
A .iinii uurui iu uiiEairiui uuiii iriri. int
fACU OlSAriy ADVIIIvh nuiij mill nt iiiv umii
aiun dectv ana unpvvcuc cm i cvuim uur in
Medtotl Tnwtlio uuiln
0 j- .
R. SMYTH & CO.,
Wholesale ud HHU lUt In
Foreign and Domontio
Uii:N OF At tli 14 IN UN.
No. 60 Ohio Loveo,
MK-vilV SMYTH A CO, liaie coioUntly
a Urrr li.rk of the bent irood ' I"' llmr-
krl, ml xlVr Kclal attention to ihe .iioUnt
rnncn f.i mc iiunne
Tho Undersigned Ilaving Given
up i no
Is now Prepared to Furnish Ico
Dy i no
At prices that will Comparo Fav
orably with any Dculor. lie
will now Devote his atten
tion Entirely to his
Oornor Xllaslxtlk. Stroet,
WB. WETZEL. Proprietor.
ATHUsTY wutcli kept nlglit on't !y for
tralni and Mramboata.
The of aecommodatlom
KUt.iU at Two Dollar ir dav.
wiioixnai.i; 4ikh i:rs.
STRATTON & BIRD,
AGENTS AMERICAN POWDER CO
57 Ohio Lovee.
G. D WILLIAJHSON,
No. 76 OHIO LEVEE.
QI'KCIAI, ulluntlnn Klvn toconi.iiinrnt mitl
kj uinns onirra
I'AI.NT SU OILS.
B. F. PARKER,
r?aints, Oils, Varnishes
Wall Paper, Window Glass, Win
aow DuaaeB, sc.
Always on liaml, tbe cilcbrotcU lllmiiluallntp
Corner Eleventh Stroot and Wathlng
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
r. o. jscttxixjS,
BINDER AND BLANK BOOK
lullotin Building, Corner TwolrtU Street
ud WoshlBKtvn Avenue,
tf Couutr nnd fUUroad Work ipeclnlty
Otto. SBialleitla. SuAldi-a-, Comer Twilftli satreet and TaablActsA A.rrxxu.
OAIRO, ILLINOIS. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1875.
't'fiepuheofviar hatcenMdto tlnoli
Tbedmrnt llielr lat tattoo
Theage foretold of )roi!iocy
Ii rolling Into vleir--While
wlmioineuyiutia of Jubllru
Arrawtlllnjtlu our inn,
ThunoltcorhBinmrrt beating In
TUe tiiilp'e hundred j eit-
I Kit a I OmciiuIaI,'
u I etiCoutiUMii 11 the Ic.rt-t
filiall tmvp tlic nation's harvol' ri,
uciurning wiiu inir meaie--1
lie roiutra and the binder frntn
'I lie mighty grnnjte vrlitrc tjloM
The golden Kticalorlllxrly
Anil lili-itm the Hbiron'R roic "
A BEWITCHED BOY.
Wonderful HerronnnnrM of Henry
nmir Uirncr Hint Hltal
Trnlticd ArrulMilN tnprrtlllion In
I'ottituwn Cor. nf the liciJInL I'stf
You liitCe, no iloutjt, ru this lu-anl
ibout iKjwltcliid Dicnur boynt Uovcr
town. The story I thu event uf the vn
son, ami nothing; eUe i 9 talked about In
thU region. Tor the purpose o!' KetthiK
the faett. In the eae, we yeelenlay visited
lloverlown and Interviewed thu lad mid
Ida parents. The lad tald he was nearly
ten years old, mid that hN name was
Henry Oscar Ulener. He U of ctout
build, regular features, ro-y eheeU",
eh ar. Intelligent blue eyes, and promi
He converse with oa?e and appeared
to have had some little education. His
general apx-aratiee indicated health, and
no matter what produces thu "jpelN"
wltli which lie l ulllicted. no bodily ail
ment was noticeable. Here U what his
father, Adam Dlcner, and his mother,
who formerly resided In Heading, had to
feav about thu remarkable ntfair:
1'it March one year ago he had thu
Urt spell, nnd with the exception ol sev
eral monllw last spring lie had one, nnd
Hinicllmcji two every day. While the fit is
on. lila eye.i become glassy, lace contort
ed, hands cold nnd skin of a livid hue.
He will spring over chairs, sit on their
baeki Mjuirrel fashion, stipend himself
by Ids hands to nails In the wall, jump
out and in window.-, and perform a feat
which thu moat e.ert show actor would
not dare to undertake that Is, ot walk-in-'
around the room on the surbae, the
w idth of which is not over an inch. He
at time- becomes furious, nnd the family
arc obliged to keep their distance. He
K-nitclie.- and bites but do s not raUe an
arm to strike. He parses around the
lloorou all fours like a dog or any other
lour footed animal. He Imitates to per
fection the mew Injr of a cit. the barking
of a dog, the chirniug ot a bird, neighing
of a horrc, atid the bleating of a lamb.
While the spell is on he frequently breaks
crockery ware and up-ets the furniture,
but wa never known to sustain and in
Jury to his person therefrom. The lit,
or what ever It may be termed, usually
kitts about h.df an hour, and ;whco It
leaves him, lie awakes as thoiign from a
dream. sccminj.'ly much relrcfhed. He
can tell all that took place while in that
Kluii; wiui u eiearncei nuu uimiuciic.H-t
inort remarkable. Now the family
n-nllv IicIIl'VI! that thu hov Is lmwiliMied.
and bao tlielrargumcntsonthefollowlng
incidents connected with the allair : 1 he
ttmt day lie had a spell It was brought
inotit, tliev &iy, llirotiL'ti nun laiuuoitt
with an old woman of seventy, residing
whh her daughter in Kngievllle, about
one mile dNtant. Tills woman is said to
be a sort of sorceress, nnd from some
cause not explained she took a dtcp dis
like to tho boy. ilu passed her lioue
daily on ids way to school, and on one
occasion when" he relued to accept a
piece of bread from Iter hands she went
over a long rigmarole of incantations,
and remarked that the devil would take
poe'cssion of his bodv for a certain time
every day of his life. Last April the old
hag vlsitt-1 cnester county, aiuiremameu
v until about two weeks ago. Mot
remarkable to state the boy had no spells
while she was gone, out on tue very nay
of her return they returned also. Ihe
woman on that day was seen by the
neighbors in front ot the boy's residence
tnaklii" peculiar motions with her arms.
and drawing circles In the sand. Last
Thursday week Ir. Dicner took his son
to Heading to a witch doctor, on Never-
sitik street, who now ha ins case in nana.
Xo medicine was prescribed, the modus
UllUVMl tl IIIUIIIIi-'
lent being purely
and the family are
operandi ot tnc treatment
of the black art kind, ai
forbidden to divulge the nature ot tne
cabalistic signs and Incantations they are
obliged to perform.
lesleniay. one wecK air", wuiie miner
nnd son were silling on uscltcu lit a down
stairs room, the boy broke out and inter
squirming around thu room, suddenly
seemed to nick tin something from thu
floor. He closed his hand and refused to
oneu it mull ho returned to himselt, when
it Wits found to contain a twenty-live cent
no'c. He said hu saw the money iiyunr
across thu eld coining from tne (iirec
lion oftlic wltcli' hoiie. and enter tho
window niul drop on the lloor. lie fur
thersavs that a long red string was at
tnelieil to It. which disaimearcd again out
of the window. The father says no one
In thu house is known to have liad n sln-
i'le cent nf money less than n SI bill.
The scrip was placed under a glas mid
bv ustruc on o tnu doctor ? It was
torn Into half last Sunday, the one part
he ng rota tied while tnu otner was
burned in brimstone lire.
.Mr. Diciier the father, is a man of or
dinary calibre. His wife serins, mentally
the stronger of the two. Hoth ate linn
In their belief that the hov is bewitched
The neighbors to n great extent share In
their opinion, nnd in consequence consid
entitle exc teineni exists in mat locality
Hundreds visit the boy dally, and the
story wi have related hero Is tho ono re
peated by the party to all those who call.
A llltrlicr I'ONllloii.
From the Detroit Free Press.
A horse fell down on Gratiot nventio
yesterday, nnd amonp; tho crowd which
yathereif were several negroes, one of
whom sought to bos the job ol settlnjr
thocquluu up tiL'aln. He was doing n
good deal of talking when a friend and
brother walked up nnd demanded :
Seo heah, who Is you V"
"I Is Stephen Maker, sail," was tho
"And was you In de warr"
'Yen, cull, was you in do wnrr"
"Well, den, what business you got boss
ing around here? You jess stand back
and let somebody who was in do war do
de talking I Now den, folks, lilt upon
dat boss an' keep cl'ar ol his hind heels 1"
The one who was not In the war meekly
sat down on tnc citi Dsioue.
Jackson, Michigan, possesses n horse
Illly-one years old, who Is perfectly sound
lu every respect, and does a good day's
work every day.
I'rttPcedlMR of the ttrawd Lodge
Him railed IMMee.
Th Body Adjourni Sine Die, Aftr Being in
Seulon a Week.
ISDtANAl'OMS. I.VII., kept. 2U-rilC
sixth day of the grutid lodge met on Sat
urday ni 0 n. tn. ....
Alter prayer by tho grand chaplain, n
vote of thanks was tendered ilrand Sire
Dunham lor thu able und impartial man
ner in which he has presided over this
grand body. ,
The report on tactics nnd drill was re
ferred to the next session.
It was ordered Hint any gmnd subor
dinate body or Individuals printing nny
tonus, etc., or tne emtio, oouy, man ue
gulity of nu ofl'eu'u agaln't the laws of
tku traml lodKu of the United States.
Ihe nppeal ol the past cranil sire,
Xlcholson, In Uhalf of the grand ofllrcrs
of Pennsylvania, hi regard to n dleouuf
on supplies, was postponetl until the next
The amendments to the constitution of
the grand encampment of the District of
Col u in bin was adopted, also those of the
grand lodge of ebrak:t.
It was recommended that the efforts to
establish the order In Great iSrltnin, Ire
land and Aiistrl. be continued.
Thu committee on returns made n re
port in which It was stated that the re
turns from thu varlou grand and subor
dinate bodies arc correct, with but very
few exceptions. Heporls from nil have
been received except from thu grand en
campment of South Carolina.
The prosperity of the order, as evinced
by thu returns, Is hailed as very gratify
ing by thu committee.
The cotuinliloner to Australia, while
exprcit!g a deep Interest In tills juris
diction deemed it inexpedient at tills time
to incur the expen-e of a commissioner
to that country.
Concerning the history of the order,
the grand lwdge of the United States ex
pressed its gratillcntiou at the labors of
ihe hUtoriogr.ipher, .I.S. Hldgcly, and
tlit prospect of the completion of the
work. '1 he sum of one thuaud dollars
was voted to him a- a partial compensa
tion. An assistant was al-o authorized
at a compcnsatlou of ?000. A special
committee of three on the subject was
appointed, consisting ol representatives
Garey, Given and Latham. It was or
dered, when completed, that proposals
be invited for the publication of thu same.
The committee highly Indorsed thu plans
and symbolics submitted by the historlo
"r.mhcr. A proposition for uniforms for the
members of subordkiate lodges was lost.
Grand bodies mut have ten subordl
nates to entitle theirreprcsenlatlvcsln the
supreme body to mileage. 'I his dtel.lon
is upon petitions from Utah and W yo
inlug. Concerning the Spanish language it
was ordered that a translation ot thu rit
ual In thi language be ntithori.ed.
riiexnind lodge of Ontario was direc
ted to return thu dlgot printed hv its
lodge nnd the surplus printed returned
to thu committee on supplies of tills
a piotesi was reeeiveu troni several
representatives against the action of the
grand lodge of thu United States, in rul
ing tbat grand louges and grand encamn-
ineiits can be duelled ill the scarlet or
royal purple degree during thu exempli
fication oi i ue uu written worn.
A snlrited discussion arose tinon n mo
tion to reconsider the action in regard to
the election of grand master, which was
Thanks were unanimously tendered to
thu committee of arrangements and re
ception. Gov. Hendricks, Mayor Covrn.
V. r. Morton, fcchuvler Collax and the
olllcers of the grand Imlge and subordi
uatc lodges In Indiana, in it series of
i ue grand sire men returned ins inaniis
to the members of tho grand lodge ior
Prayer was then ollered by Grand
Chaplain Venublc, and at 12:15 the su
premo body adjountd sine (ff.
DuriiiL' thu enhVtnlc of intennlt-
teutK in Die West this season, the whole
Immense stock of AVer's Ajftte Cure be
came exhausted, and the nrmhicliijr power
nf hU Lnbnrntory was found iuadeqitnte
tn meet thu deiuaud. Many who knew
Its extraordinary virtues for the cure of
Chills and Fever, paid exorbitant prices
tor it. 1 his .:uu cure is naui, Dy tho-e
who u-e It. to never tall. Header. II you
tmi-t have medical aid. take the best of
medic ne. roor ictnedles are dear, as
good nru cheap, at any price you have to
The Bett in always tho Cheapest ?
A 9 Etc.
The eliding top la without eonmo or
hlngee, and cannot get out of order.
The meaiurlng Pump le the eatlest,
faeteet, and ONLY PATENT PUMPueed
Inngnlvnnlied Iron tank. Prlcee reduced,
end for Catalogue. .
WILSON A EVENDEN,
r.LoW.i unl Minu(-'lutcril 4t W.itUkl..CticiP.
For Sale at Mouufaoturers' prices by
NORTH SIDE OF EIQUT1J STREE1
Between Washington and Commorolal
THE NEW LOW RESERVOIR "STANDARD"
W ' ' ,' .
1 1 . 1 1 .' j
Great Durability with Handsome
'll . . . i
MADE ONLY BY
Excelsior Manufacturing Comp'y
012, OM, 610 nnd 018 N. MAIN STREET, ST. LOUIS, MO.
AND SOLD EXCLUSIVELY DY
C. W. HENDERSON, Cairo, niinois.
NOW IS TH1 TIME!
Presents For All !
A New Method of Making a
"Revolution in the Dry Goods Trade !"
Wc anncmuco to the Public or Cairo nnd Vicinity tlint nc lave njralti U'lurmtl to Cnlro nutl
ujicnctl at our OM M.nul
XTo. 14:2 A 4A Gomxner cial Ave.
A full, CuiiidKU unil Will clectcvl StncV of
DHY GOODS & CLOTHING,
Uillts' ami (ji-ntltmch'fc FurnUliln (iooili, ulicrc we will und arc now prviiirinl to offer
THE BEST INDUCEMENTS EVER GIVEN BEFORE.
Wc )rioc to kIic hi our Dry fino'l Store to
of smeii Dollar (STJ.Tcn Mollis of Calico.
iicrttoiorc iiucen in ut, assuring Ihe mtmc that our best ilioru will Le ihoI lo incut the eumc.
Wo solicit a call from ono and all.
HEILBRON & WEIL,
142 & 144 COMMERCIAL AVENUE.
Head-Quarters for Groceries ?
IMMENSE STOCK ! (HjLIT VARIETY ! LOW PRICES!
Provisions, Seeds, and other Produce.
Wm. Gienxi c Sons,
ami 7 Vine
ONLY $1.25 A YEAR.
ILLIAM R. SMITH, TO.. D.
flESIDKNCK: No. 21 Tlilt lii-ntli ttrrct, Lc
twwn U"iililnBtou avcuucaml Wiiluut slivct.
OFFJCK: North file of ni.tlith street he
twein Commercial and WaililnKtoanvcnuc.
W. DUNNINO, K. D.
HES1DENCK: Corner Ninth nud Walnut
OVriCC: Conu r SUlli itntt and Ohio Uvee.
OFFICE llOUItSi Fromtln.in. 12iu.,nnd
fOHK II. MULKEY,
Attorney at liiiu.
OFFICE: At realilonro on Ninth Slrect, lie
twei'ii WusUlnjtton uveuue uiul Walnut ht.
Attorney nt Iiuv.
OFFICE: Ohio lA-vce, over room formerly
vcciii!eilby First Nulloiuil ll.mk,
QUEEN Sc QILDERT,
AttorneyM uiul t.'ouiiNelorN
OFFICE: Ohio Iii. rooms 7 and d
City Nutjounl liunk,
William II Orein, ) ,,. .,..,
William 1J. GilUrt, CAIKO- ILLINOIS.
S3-8ieclul ntteutlon itlvcn to Adiulndty and
BOX and BASKET CO
I ;-Uealer in
All klud bard nnd eon,)
I FLOORING, SIDING, LATH, &0
Mill and Yard,
1 3raer Thirty-Fourth Street and
j Ohio Levee.
nv wpnvnxiv iv nuifip
ii i ii i i ii m . r.
41 a a. m.M liuuiiuiu i iii a iliijiji
QUICK AND UNIFORM
Designs, and Giving PERFECT
each ami every cujlnmer iiirclmln to the amount
Ournim will tic to doicrVK the niture conlklence
REAL, ESTATE AUENT.
JOHN 0. HARMAN &
J0NVEYANCKE8. KOIABIEB PUBLIC
Land Aeonts of the Illinois Central and
Hurllnxton and Uumcy R. R.
North Gor. Sixth and Ohio Lovoe,
I. U. Ll-NCIf.
It. J. IIOWI.EY.
LYNCH & HOWLEY,
Collectors and Conveyancers.
OFI'IOE At the Court House.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
IN THE CITY.
Goods Sold Very Claie.
Uorner 19tk t. and Comsaeretal At
0. 0. PATIEK CO.
it. w. mills,
And dealer In
FLOUB, MJtAL, GRAIN BAT,
j CAIRO, ILLINOIS.
AND M il KB s
LIMB, CEMENT, PLASTER,.
Under City JUtloael
IWlLt.rell In rrdoal foil a nuiBtUctttrtrt
rriMs, aiMlnjc frclsht.
JOHN B. PBIXXM ,
t?wcciioi to Joho II, thlltlil
Ad'I litultrd In
HAY, CORN, OATS, FLOUR,
MSAL, BBAX, ItC. . -AfWUfOr
LAriJKRASD MWDUl CO
ZOoraer Tentk Street a& Oklo
.. 1. Mihr.M.
MATHUSS k UHX,
a -a Oblo Iiovoe.
No EO Ohio LcTtc,
E. J. Ayru.
8. D. Ayrt.
AYRES fc CO.,
L D. THOMS,
And dealer In
STAPLE AMD TAROT
reretgs and Domestic Trulta and If ute
184 COKXKXCIAX, AVINVS.
li, ii. cexMUtoujui.
PARKER & CUNNINGHAM,
(?ucfc.joi8 to Miller A 1'arkcr,)
And Dealers In
WHEAT, MEAL, GRAIN, HAT,
fil owKwtt. jCAUtO, ILLfNOIS.
tJ-WVhnvetea.iil tbr Jjuxe Velloir Vfut
liou.e , storuira raj,aclf J,oui ion, whleh give
in ample fltcllltlea lor i-lorlu(f nud -hii)uig.
O. N. HUGHES,
OXXXO ZjBVXSBi ..
Over ktetaui VU'i.
NONE tut Fli-.t-Cla: Compaalet mr
S AFFORD, K0ERIS ,
73 OHIO XJBVXS,
City Xattwal luk BUliaffi 1
Mi 000 000.