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ASCALON LOlKil', .NO. 01.
KnlKM or I'ythla, meet every Krj
lay niKht nt hulf-nt cvvrn, in Odd'
Fellow Mull .liiu. II (JorpMAN,
- AI.KXANUKK LOIMiK, NO ! .
.JBK lndrndenl Order of Odd-Kel
rXPJjK low. m.ts every Thurwlay niKht
at half-part Trn, In Ihelr hnll on
Commercial nti-nue, Ktwevii (sixth nml H"venth
streets, T J. Knntl. N. U.
fXUWi KNOAMI'MKNT, I. O. O, t'.,inl
KjUi Odd-Fellow' Hull onlbt flrtutid third
r!'."(kj In every month, nt half-past n;n.
Jan II Oheiily, t;. r.
a OAtltO I.ODHI:. NO, 237, A. r A M.
J, lIoMreitutnr coinriiutilcatloiiM InJIu
X sonic Hnll, corwr Commercial venue
'ranl Lljihtfi rstrwt, on iho second nnd
otillh Momlar of each month.
Everybody to Vtiov that ihc place to get
A mooth hfic,
A good shampoo,
A fa'hlnmble halr-cu',
Or anyth up 1 tbat line,
Ik at the Uiund CasTRAL HAimcr.
? r, corner Eighth and Comm'rclul.
9 s-tf J. Okouob 8tkimuui:ab.
rttMr.nr.n nt urn HTbrr.
(jSTPIlsencr B'cr M Ueorgo I.attriPr'fl
8loon. on Commercial avenue, between
Fifth and sixth street.
To Mm ritUrna of mini.
I would Iniorm mj mmy friend, that I
am etlll In the suction bwdw n, am) road)
to attend to all sale that may offer. My
long cetlci'Ce In this business, n.cd no
coronif nt-1 Is no c. rime t en my part,
and purlieu rntn.Mlna; itnod t my care
need no' he attain as I am no ".quili." or
tmvlro In til bllsllie-s.
Hp ei I uttcniloti tdven to rcslodate nd
nutxlucr talc-, us lb ew.fr mimed mak
ing a m!c. I lUt-TMAN, Auutinnutr.
Corner Sixth street and Common lid Av.
Heady prlntnl packages of wash lists
enough hi fiic-li book to lat two year,
for 50 cent each :il thu Bn.u-.riN Ollieu
for the ni'Xt two day.
rllriunlIIAKKi:H-nl l.onli Hit.
A . 1-nuitilry.
It I-uow conet ded that Mrs. C'nleman,
the I uii'Mfii-. .. II t'ouitli nlr, et, tic
tween tV'fhmt m&O iu.utcI I avenue,
h nouco fio h t-o duetd lallnlry
tatil lini it n the city, and l.mlliprd.i n
hotel-and hoarding 'ion-en a ill llnd l to
their adtui'ttgtj to call upnn her.
Her 'ricii :tra at loltotM: Hotel and
botrillnif-Uini o wahln, ..i crntu
do7.ru. Km plcco work pr o-i
a lollowi : Millie -hlrt anil
ar, I0c; p rd'i.eii8 c; oek- oc; two
lar, he; tw hndkerchlefi-, Be; vrt
und all grntlriaen' wctr. Wo
dozen. Ladle' ilrec, to
klrt 10 to 2U1; drvr 0 to I5c;
pair hose ftc; two co'limfi to 1 e. for I'
dle' plain clothe- 61 un pr doren; tor la
die tine cloth', l ' per dozen; dotu
drarantlr. and uruuiptlv delivered. I'a
Tell do.en liatu JuH received. Job lot
Tor fale at one-half tln-lr value
0-25-3t " Il.vYiiioii.v a: Co.
Auction nfRfHl Klntf.
I will otter for al on Friday, October
lit. ut two p. nt. lot C. In block I. on the
Ohio Levee, between Elhlh and Tenth
street, with lioiuo and all Improvement
on fame. The Iioiim: U now rentlnfr for
$35 per month. Thu property will be
sold to the hljjbeH bidder. Terms ol
alc w ill be made known on day of ak
TbN U a pood opportunity for any one
wishing to piirclmso a ?ood bunlueis
hoii!e and lot. J. B.Sr.u.t.
Dan lla'rtman, Auctioneer.
Wood! Wood! font! Conl!
1 am uow at my old stand, and pre
pared to deliver wood, full length, or
awod and p"t. and Dig Muddy, or Mt.
Carbou and DuQuolu coal, to any part of
tho elty nt lowest rate. Leave orders
at Commercial nvemie, corner Truth.
Thr Very Rett,
Smith nnd llrlnkmeyer, merchant
tailors, have Just received their Kail and
Winter slock of jood the very bct in
tho market, which will be Fold at the very
lowest price.. All who dcMrv a neat 111,
and a durable and tteautiful suit of clothes
Should call on them. !)-21-2w.
flo to I.onl Herbert' for I'lI.NK-
A Fine Murk.
Wm. Khlcr denc to Inform h's r'-
ron- and the pn lie Kcneinll), tnat he hap
tloW n hand a lar.e mocWi I Krfndi and
German hI ,KI anu M loeco, und l pre
p ,r d to maiiti nature. Icr tturo and olllce
wear. Vi.' llne t of Moro-io or Udi skin
Shoe- or l t ; mid lor farm-rs, draymen
and out do r wvar generally, hi Fn m h
Kin atttidt ahovo anything ever oiltrcd lu
tut. market. Ilia Lit ure I the latest
Htyles an b- can gua'auteo a 111 and naU
taction to all lit lui'Oin. U y-tl
jSTI'llncner U.er at (,iorge Laituer'h
caluon, on Co utujr lal avenue, Dutweeii
Hull and slxt.i aireela.
A tlli-iir nl.ilnd So. 1) W 1 FOII Shuttle SOW
Inir Mn. llll n. llU d (IIIHlKl) tllll ll. Vldlled Ut
It5. Will h Idai ?i0 Uc unt, on goud
turtu, and ordert d dneis I torn tne lattoiy
Col red nnd 111 Untml M 'l'B of the o ty of
umio ai 90 vacu (Hull I'lKC).
A No. 9 Wlnun shut ile rt.'wIiiL- Machine
valued ut 7t V 111 he bolu ut 3irt dincouut
auuoraoieu mreuiintn tueiuciory.
A 00 Bemlngto i bowhg Muchlu-c:iO
on for east), umiauie tor tailor or uoot und
bound in 2
e Aiueric "!
vohiuics, full gilt
A ityl. 'E," " louuh. Warren & Co.'h'
Par or Uraa . runt 'mm thn laotory t l
trolt. Lbt price, ?m Will ho bold for
A. naw twohore Oaraulx wagon. .
ton-aav of the abovo article, aorty.
tka JHrurriN (Mc. A. Bcaiojrr.
RATI.S Ol' AIVi:ill'IHI.H.
iCJ"AII hills for ii'hcrliliiK. uivdueond pty
able IN .miVanck.
Transient adtcrtMn will bo Inferred atlh-j
rate of l to icrr'i'..'iic fur the llrel hi'eition
mul 4Jccut for eadnuli e,iieiil urn;. A liberal
discount will bcmil: cm rMmlliig und display
Lucid notices, IiiisIiikh or ollivrwlir, will he
churned trnrrnt9crllnr fir tin ilrst nnd llvt
crito for inch addltloimt hifrrtlon, (roiiulliiK
Hvc lluc nnd t.ji.vnrd) j n discount wl.l Ik in-Kl"
nrr third Imrnlon.
Church, Mochty, FiKtlval nnd Hnrpcr notlcei
will only ho hiHrtcd in ndv rtlnnti.
Kurliirtliirfniiiiiiil notice 9i i". Notlcf-of
tmttlnfC ofoocietle or ecrct ordfrn 60 ctntu for
Ni advert Urate nt will tic rwrlved at lein than
hi ecu U
KIMDAY, Ol'TOIlKIt l. 1 975.
f.nritl Wfiithcr Report.
Caiiio, ILL., hrpt. 30,ltiT3.
Timx. Uin. Tux. Wl.xn. I
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7a m I n f'l
II ' ssi ml
t p.m. I vj.'mi
THOMAS .IONK.S, fi. rsl. H. 8., U.H. A.
Cltl.ous' AcocIatloti to-nlg!it.
There was no bUidnc In tho circuit
-At last It has como, the rain lorn,'
prayed tor by the entire populace.
Lnrjju 8tock elothlhj: to bo fold out
without reserve, at C. Ilanny'..
Miidlng of tho Citizen' Ahtociatlon
to-iiixht hi thu Council Chamber.
Look at tho nice cent's fiilts for
Sd 50. you can buy at llellbron & WellV.
Sam Koter has come back to Cairo
uir.ilu. and Is mixing with hlb numerous
Mr. John M. LaiiMleu left yesterday
afternoon for Chicago, where bo will re
main for a week or two.
I'arker & Axley, eoiiimUslon mer
chants, uow have on hand a largo supply
of Milwaukee butter, fresh from tbo
For boys' clothing ol all description
and lowest price.", go to lleilbrou &
What will he dicuted by the Citi
.ens to-night? The engineer ol tho Sun
might induce them to talk levee.
Mr. and Mr. Al. Su-anka an- the
happy parent ot another boy, born Wd-in-day
night. This is I lie ninth child, all
horn In Cairn, ar.d all living.
llellbron A Well are telling gentle
men's bats at ai-toiiidilng low prices, and
navo a complete line of them.
Mr-. Kannlo Miller, of New York, Is
ii the oily visiting her Irlend, .Mrs. E. C.
Mr. E. V. Wilson lectured Put night,
ml delivered one ol the inot eloquent
dlcoures we have beard In Cairo.
There will be a meeting of the citi
zens' Association to-night In the Council
Chamber. A. Coming, E-q., from the
Committee on Education, on the tloor.
Jailer Clancy Is repairing and im-
nrovbi" bis grocery More, corner of
welllh Mreet and Commercial avenue.
And now. jut to bo in the fashion.
R. J. Cuudift'l putting (low n. n m.w side
walk in front of his store on Eighth
Don't forget the prefontol ten yards
calico voti can get by buying S7 worth of
dry goods at lleilbrou A Weil's.
Yesterday was the llr.t day of the
now year with the Jews, and those ol
our people of tbat sect Mispemlcd bus!-
The Ancient Order ol Hibernians are
to give a grand hall on the IStll of Octo-
er. They are making preparations, and
propose having It excel anything of the
like yet given.
Ladies' wrappers and suits at very
ow rates and newest styles can bo found
at llellbron & Well's, 112 and HI Com
Tho Euv. Mr. Gilbert inlorms its
that the damage to the 1'arUb school
room by the lire of Wednesday night Is
but little, and Unit the school will again
bo opened on Monday morning.
A rumor prevailed on the street last
night that Mr. Joseph MehTetulo, for
merly of till city, now of Metropolis,
was dangerously ill so sick that his 1Kb
was despaired of. Ve hopo tho rumor
may turn out to bo without toundatlon.
Large stock ladles' furiiMiiug goods,
to be cold very cheap at C. Ilanny's.
Gentle Gerould was out after the
money due him for 'gassing" the people
of the city during the past month. From
the smile on his countenance, we should
Judge he was faring well lu getting his
Frost said It was "tbo lay of the last
minstrel," or "Iho last lay of the min
strel." he didn't know which, when his
eye fell upon the form of the literary no
gro minstrel. Johnny Oswald, prostrato
upon thu tablo.nnd thu minstrel fast asleep
yesterday. 'J. tils came ol too much
Do Grath, tho man who Shcrifl'lrvln
went to New York niter, when near Al
lentawu ra. unu while tlie train was
running at thu rate of thirty miles an
hour, Jumped from thu cars, ami inado
his escape. Shell II' Irviu is after him
again, however, mid will bring him to
Col. Deal, the humorous bo oftbu
Charleston fair, got the Taylor Literary
Society negro minstrels up In Iho stand
on the fair ground, Wednesday afternoon,
und said: "Ladies and gentlemen, the
fellows you see hero lu plug hats are
Mon U' unrlvalWl negro minstrels from
Cairo. The next animals exhibited in
tbo ring will bo mules."
The jury lu the cae of the l'eoplo vs.
McEiirlln was out all Wednesday night,
ami did not render n verdict until nine
o'clock yesterday" morning. At thu llrst
ballot the Jury stpod six lor ncqulttal and
of fifteen hours they agreed to convict,
aud,tUeci the term ot McFarlln'g ruprl
i oiinititt nt ono year. Dttrlnjr Wcdni'3-
1 dstj night Mr. Sum WUIihuhuii. ono of to throw nwuy Inuiiuwlcvtc. H'u Irnvrfn't.
lliu juroM, win taken sick. i Wo fli.tll pay lor levcu whatever wo uru
j ho want it barKiilu In n ten-liorso reiiuired to hy it ley ol ta.c, not eheer
i power nprlifht uiilticV or an upright fully, hut promptly. i
boiler, or both? It can bo IouikI at tlm l hc trip ol'tho Taylor i.llcrnry Club
Buu.kti.v olllec. u liavu too nmvli
. Lartftj Mock genU' funiNliln "ooiis
ut very low prices, attj. iiannyi. j
.Mr. tiiieiner, proprietor oi iiiu l-iaui-
era Homo, inrorms us mat no na iieaiu
notliliijr from tbo man who hired thu .
jiojjro boy to throw stones Into lilt bona' '
Monday, but be declares that ho will llnd .
him If ho "never lays up a cent," nnd
that when thu rascal Is found ho will
make it warm lor him.
The llnest stool: of chlUIrcii's cloak,
also cap' and bonnets, nt lower prices
than ever, ran bo found nt llellbron &
Well', 112 and 1 11 Commercial avenue.
Col. Deal, superintendent of the Mis
sissippi county. Missouri, lulr ajsooiatlon.
will long be remembered by the member
of the Taylor Literary society ol tills elly.
for the friendly treatment they received
at his hand, wnllo In Charleston Wed
nesday, lie Is a whole-souled kind
hearted gentleman, anil made the boys
feel perltctly at homo.
Had It not been for tbo good Judg
ment of tbo tlremen during tbo burning
ol Whltloc!is store on Wednesday night,
a ery dctructlvc lire would Mircly have
followed. They clloeted an entrance
into thu l'arlh school room, directly
over tin.' store, and flooded the lloor with
water, and thus kept tbo Haines conllned
to thu room below.
Large stock of domestic print, mus
lins, and tickings, at low prices, nt C.
To those ot the people of Cairo, and
tho traveling public at large, who llnd
themselves In the city of Charleston hi
tho course ol their rambles, we would
say, go to the Whltcouib houc. Joe
Courtway, the proprietor of the cstali
li'luncnt, is a thorough gentleman and
an eflicient landlord, and never fails to
make thoH; who put themselves under
his care feel perfectly at home.
Sproat's oysters have been tested and
have proved to lie the best tbat overcame
to this elty. He will have another ship
ment to arrive Wednesday, a. in., nnd on
Saturday, a. m. Tho'e who can appre
ciate a good oy-ter will not fall to call at
the time specilled. He will not sell an
oyter be cannot warrant n llrt-class.
Tho-e who were disappointed In the tlnt
lot can depend upon a supply herealter.
Al a meeting of the stockholders of
the Alexander County Bank, held yei
lerday, the number of directors was re
diked from twenty-live to nine, and a
new board elected as follows : K. Bros,
IVter Xeft. Henry Wells. William Kluge,
Albert Su-auka, Win. Wolfe, ofCairo.and
F. H.Uriukman ami It. I.. Blllingsloy, of
St. Louis. At a meeting of the director,
held later lu the day, F. Bross was elected
l'reldent, I'eter NeH. Vice-I'ro'ddoiit,
and Henry Wells. Cashier.
Large stock ol drc good, merinos,
alpaca, poplins, cashmere, very cheap,
at O. Hitmiy'
the man who lie-
we stated that ho
nit Court for steal-
n and a revolver,
oiumuiilcatiou to us,
icd. asking us to defer
cmtrks lu his cuse, nnd also
a-king the public to Mi'pcud judgment
until the truth of tho ca-e was known,
tvas sentenced to a year in the peniten
Large stock dry goods, without re
serve, at very low price, at C. Danny's.
Citizens of the Third ward, livlngon
Fourteenth street, south side, have re
quested us to make inquiry of ihu "power,
that be." why they have been deprived of
their sidewalk, and been conielled to
take to the middle ot the street, during
the past three weeks, togain either Wash
ington avenue or Walnut street. The
walk has been taken down, In part, a
portion of It low ered, and all of it ruined.
e have made the Inquiry. ho will
Large stock of carpets, oil cloths and
matting, at greatly reduced prices, at C.
On Wednesday night, between ten
and eleven o'clock, the grocery store of
G. T. Wliltlock was accidentally net on
lire, and belore the llremen succeeded lu
extinguishing tho names, the entire stock
of groceries and provisions was destroyed.
The lire originated from the explosion ol
:i lamp In the store-room, while Wayne
Wliitloek was closing up for tho night.
He took the lamp from tbo rack nnd at
tempted to blow it out, but the Humes
Unshed up Into his face, blinded him for
the time being, nnd caused him to let tho
lninii drop upon the floor, when It ex
ploded. The stock of goods In tlie store
was large, nnd was Insured lor twelve
hundred dollars. Besides thu Insurance
on groceries, tho show cases lu tho store
were Insured for three hundred dollars
A number ol sewing machines were
badly damaged also, and Iho store-room
completely ruined Inside.
Large stock of woolen goods, tlau
ucls, linseys and sheeting flannels, very
cheap, at C. Ilauuy s,
If the "engineer" of the Sun really
wishes a meeting to taku
Into consideration liiu luvco mat
tT, wny uoirt no can ono j Wo cer
tainly have no objection ; but If It Is Mr.
the. engineer's intention to have citi
zens build a now levee by subscription,
wo shall not agree wim mm. Ho says
that tlm mutces of the property mid the
Calm it hi. Louis railroad company tiro
bulb bankrupt concerns, and that the clt
lil'iu tht-nibtlven must build a new levee.
It may bo that the Ti usteoa as well as tho
C. & St. Louis R. It. company havu no
money ; but belore wo shall lavor nny
such scheme as Iho engl
ueer has inado his hobby
we must llit Avion' that neither the Trus
tees nor railroad eompany can protect
thu city. We nro In favor of requiring
protection from cither the Trustees or
railroad company ; and, falling In this,
wc shall then favor n policy ol protection
i by the city government. Engineer may
Imvo somu surplus tnoiniy hu U nnxlout
to t'hurlestoii, -Mo., win a Very pleasint
ono lor all who accompanied ihem. Ik- f
side thu member of thoeluh, Iho Silver
uornet lianu ami j'.inmiwtk .1 irinj,'
ikhiu, iiiiu u uiiuioi i uhi j; iiiieiiieii,
irienus oi uio memocr t me emu, wero
In thu company, and added much to thu
enjoyment of tbo oeca!n. The parly
Hoarded tho transier sieauier, .imilin H.
Morptu, at 2:loon Wednesday atternoon,
and took the St
I.yiil". lion Mountain &
Southern train ut Bird's I'olut lor
Charleston, when, they arrived at 3:15.
At thu depot they were met by Mr. II.
II. Milburu and Instructed to form in
lino lor a street parade. Headed by the
Silver Cornet Baud, with W. II. Morris
and Mr. Milburu at their head, tho uieiii- j
hers or thu society marched through the
principal streets of the elty, ami thence
out to tho lair ground. Hero they
were met by Col. Deal, superintendent of
tho Mississippi county lair association,
who escorted them through the grounds
and Into the amphitheater. Tim i)0ys
were here met by tho agricultural board,
nnd Mr. George N. Hatcher, w ho stepped
forward and In behalf of tho citizens of
Charleston and M!lslppl county, tho
Charleston hand, and the Mlssis-lppi
county agricultural board, welcomed, hi
a very appropriate speech, tho Morris
minstrel troupe lo their city. After the
address of Welcome by Mr. Halcher, Col.
Deal stepped to tho front of tho grand
stand, where were congregated Charles
ton's fairest maidens and gallant men,
nnd Introduced the member
of tho tiotiio as the noted
Morris minstrel, and advised all who
desired to see a chaste, amusing and
laughable entertainment to attend their
performance at Bridges' ball in tho even
ing. Alter this tlie "Taylor boys" and
their Charleston friends dispersed nnd
pent the remaliid rof Ibe day In look
ing at tho numerous attractive features
of tho fair, the larger portion of them.
nowever, enjoying tho excitement ol a
horse nice. After they had spent an
hour on tho ground, tlio Inner man began
to call for a little attention, and all made
a bee-lino for thu Whltcouib House, kept
ry that monarch of landlords, .Joe Court
way, who extended to them the hoplial
ltics of Ids otablMiiucnt. and made
friends of each and every man In
the party by cprcadiiig before them a . sup
per long lo oo remembered for lu sump
tuounes. At hair past seven the Silver
Cornet Band appeared on tho balcony ol
Bridges' hall and played several tune ,
w hile the citizen ol the place were being
comfortably seated in tho ball, previous
to tho beginning of the performance. By
eight o'clock tlie time for the entertain
ment to commeucu tho ball was filled
witli the elite of Charleston, who seeind
to enjoy and appreciate the effort of the
men who appeared in Iho various acts.
h.aofi nml every member of tho' Taylor
Literary Club feels thankful to the people
of Charleston for the hearty manner In
which they were received, and shall ever
think of their vii-lt lo Charleston a, a
happy event In their lives.
The Excelsior saloon, corner of Wash-
ngton avenue and Fourteenth i-treet.
will re-opon on Saturday morning, Octo
ber 2, witli a grand lunch, consisting ot
oyster .oup. meats and vegetables, served
up in the mo:t palatable manner. Blatz
beer. fresh and eool, will boon tap. A
cordial Invitation Is extended to all to
come nnd partake of the good thing.
lO-I-2t. ASTIIONY KltAfS.
t'oniity t'leil. I.) im-Ii l.llilo Iliuiitliler
iitnifi mime oi iirr l.ime t nt-iiu
io rum to My iur.iny." a Very
l'leitHiuit Little A 11 itlr.
Mi's Norma G. Lynch Is a young lady
of hlx years old; and. the other dav.
when she ascertained that she was about
to arrive at that age. she insisted that she
must have her little girl friends call upon
er. "1 hey miijt turn to my birt-day."
she said, ami put her foot down ; ami.
everybody knows that when n lltllo lady
of Norma' age puis her little foot dow n.
tho thing is settled. So theiv was printed,
in very lino stylo ami, of course, having
said this, wo need not add. nt the Bui.lk-
tin olllec an Invitation as follows :
NOItMAU. I.YN. II,
Thursday, Sept. 29, . J', M.
"I urn to my Ulrt-tlay."
Till', neatly enclosed in a white en
velope, was sent to a number of very lit
tle ladies, among whom were :
Beatrice Oberly, Winnie Dunning, J
Alice Wardiier, Katie Harinan,
Mary Williams, Kuth Oberly,
Georgia Bell Delay,
Mai la Young,
And they responded tho most of them;
and what a glorious time they did haw!
They romped and played until they went
all weary, the littiu hostess h ading with
her cheery laugh lu all thu amusements.
They played "Undo Jolinuio Slek In
Bed," "King-Around tho Itosee," and
every little girl gamu that was ever heard
of lu Christendom, while .Master Charley
Frank' violin played tho tunes, And
how they laughed! Every room lutlio
house rang with the pleasant music, aid
it seemed to thu much-delighted parents:
that a lltllo piece of heaven had broken
looju and was being enjoyed by them on
White tho fun was going ou, fact and
W. It. Smith, Mrs. C. W.
Wm. M. Williams, Mrs.
Joint Q. Iliirinsiu, Mm. Xiinnlc Yot,
Mhs Jeiinlu MeKfiizIr, Mls .Mity liar
limn. Hon. C. Winston, and oDkts,
"dropped In" upon the lltllo oiipk ; nntl,
'really, the) ehlltlreii of a hirLn-r urowih
W:eini:il to itppreclalo the pleasures of the
occimIoiuh niucb as tin; little ones. They
chieieil Iho joyous lltllo band lulu
aporu, and hmxheil ami "homed In gen.
About 7 o'clock, Charlie Frank, the
young Olo Bull, took a place on the back
porch, and played a march upon hi cun
ning violin; to the music of which all
the little, girl, laughing, shaking their
curls and almost dancing with pleasure,
marched two by two, thu littlest ones nt
thu head of thu column of youthful In
nocence nnd beauty around lhc yard,
and lu to the table, which N'orina'a
mother had made to fairly groan with all
edibles that might please tho guests of
the little hostess. Ami they fell too , and
how they ate and chattered 1
While the little loiks werent table, and
tho big folks were looking on, a big boy
carrying a porteutlous looking document
rang at Ihu front door of Xorma's home.
Hu said ho wanted to see Mr. Lynch, and
when ho had that pleasure, placed the
porteutlous looking document Into the
hand of that gentleman, who opened It,
read, smiled, and going In where tfio
little folks were eating and talking and
laughing, and tho big ones were looking
on, said "Norma, hero's the excuse of
two little girls for not being here," and
then read as follows;
Addressed lo Utile Norma O. I.jnrlt, un Iter
.-imii imiiiy. in iii-ihiikv io er Inwtn!
to l.illlv Until und Utile lieatrlee Olwrlr
Turn In Mr llirt-llnv
l,y 'I hvlr l'a'i! .
Utile Norma Lynch, girl.
Itraliy cannot ko
Tnyiiur "lilrt-dny" party
I'lty 'tis 'tis o.
Neither can my little lite
Answer your "luvlic "
And hae a plcnunt time w Ith you
On this plea-uut night.
Ilolh these little (rlrU or mine
Are away from home.
And-unluckv I'aam I!
Little girls I've none,
lint, dear little Norma,
For both Until and lice,
l'ajia wlshe what, now,
Hoc be w Ish for thee ?
That the skies of fortune
Ne'er may frown lo wrath,
Or the limit' of rrow
Fall uuon thy iiath;
I'leuiint Ut Ute unslilne,
Kvur lie It bright,
All tny days be giaiUome,
Urtmmln with detUnt.
Many, many " lun-day,"
Nurina, may on te,
All of them ut ruiiy
A till one to tuve.
Full uI'ouiik lie each one;
Low's weei luudj loud;
.)', like tripping fairies,
l-jiUntiu, 'rojti't tuce crond.
What elesbalU wish the.
Little maiituu fair,
Mali ten of tue itaueing eyes
Ami the flowing hair,
Anel, In uueurilily home,
l'n re us ill hen m,w,
Innuceut in heaven.
.-soul with lot c aglow
What ele thall 1 wUh for theeV
Di.a-and mint me well
That lliy auul uuv ever,
A nuw, with true love HUell,
The fhlulus mark of luuoc nec
He ulway on thy brow,
Ami heart und suulamt being
Ue pure aa llivy are now.
The little rhymes were read well, but
tho little ones dldu't seem to uudvrstuud
them, and the big ones bail too much
good seuo to applaud them : ami so
knives and forks, beau to rattle again,
and tbo little ones to laugh and have line
Filially, the supper was ended, parents
ami seivauts called for the little giiK
ami not long alter every mother's dough
tor of them, us was thu lltllo hoste.-s, wan
sound asleep, dreaming ot "blrt-day"
parties, games and something to eat
And this wus little Norma's "bin-day."
Caiko, III., Tiiiikshay Kvnxixo. I
September 30, 1S75.
The weather Is as warm and pleaaut
as Indian summer, a soutii wmu, a
cloudy sky, and fast falling barometer
this afternoon, foretells the end of tho
drouth. It will undoubtedly rain before
midnight, and wo predict a rainy day for
The markets contluun without change.
Transactions grow smaller as tlio end of
the mouth approaches, and orders are
held back to como In after the 1st of Oc
tober. Flour has settled into tho ex
tremity ot dullness ; nnihlngat all doing.
Corn Is quiet and easy 11,'ht demand
and lighter supply. Choice white mid
black oats are in demand at 43210o lu
bulk on track; few ollering ; Southern
Illinois are dull at I0e, sacked and deliv
ered. Choice timothy hay is scarce anil
wanted. Meal Is dull and unchanged.
Bran Is steady at previous quotations,
from Urol hands. Butter Is easier; stocks
are larger and demand lighter. No eggs
lu market. Other branches unchanged.
SQrOur friends should bear In uiliid
that tho prices hero given are usually for
sales trout llrst bauds in round lots. lu
illliug orders and for broken lots it Is nec
essary lo charge uu advance over these
Tho market Is overstocked, heavy and
very dull. No demand at all for round
lots. Wu note sales of 150 barrels on or
ders. $57 25 ; 500 barrels city, $0 50
7 50 ; 200 barrels, SI 502,0 7n: yoo bar
rcls ou orders, !?57.
There Is considerable inquiry for choice
llutothy to till orders and none coming
In, Mixed Is plenty and neglected. Sales
were 50 bales choice delivered, $17; 1 car
mixed delivered, SIB,
The market rules quiet auduuehangrd.
Receipts am very light and demand lim
ited to tilling orders. We note sale of
1 tar white mixed In s-acjes ilelltered CCc;
100 sackit white mixed delivered (Joe; 75
sacks' while dtuven d UOc.
Tho markt f I- well supplied with
Southern Illinois oats, but Northern,
wh tennd mixed nro lu steady demand
and very Scarce. Wo nolo sales of 1 car
black in sack delivered B2o; 1 ear.South
ern Illinois In Hacks delivered 10c; 2 ears
Mouihcru Illinois In sack delivered UOc, ;
!W0 sacks. Southern Illinois 15c.
Ibe market Is dull and unchanged.
Small demand for country meal at re
duced rale. 'lly I, firm nnd sells readily.
Sales were 100 hbls. City, 13.25 ; 100 bbls.
country steam dried, S2.65.
The market Is firm, but quiet. The
apply Is small and demand moderate.
We nolo nle ol 2 ears In sack, on ordttJ,
Horn tin mill, delivered. .Sl : 1 ear hH
wicks th Ilvered, SI'S.
Sales are not so lively, and Iho market
U belter supplied. Price- are unchanged,
as yet, but have a tendency to weaken.
Sales were C packages choice Northern
Jf'JOo.; 3 packages Southern Illinois
225c.; 2-0 pounds choice Southern
Illinois 2027e.; 10 packages good North
ern 27(52So.; 10 packages medium North
cm 25fVj,2(ie.; 5 palls choice Southern HU
nol 2's327c.; 500 pounds choice North
ern 2(i30c.; 200 pound choice Southern
Not enough artlvi.s to meet (ho de
mand. All on the market are sold
readily at quotations. Sales worn 100
dozen 19c.; 1 cao 20o.; 100 dozen 20&21 u.
Very few comes in, but the prc-ent
state of the market require.-, but few to
keep it supplied. Sales were 2 coops
young, ?2 5032 75 ; 1 coop old hen,
Tho demand and supply nro about
equal, both light. We note sales of 15
barrrels,S25O01i4f275; 10 barrels common,
?1 25 ; 100 barr. Is. S22 50.
There Is very llltio oll'erl.ig from first
hands. Prices are firm and demand lair.
Sales ;wero 5.000 pounds clear sides I3jc;
2,000 pounds plain bams Hie; 1,000
pounds shoulder lc.
We note sales of 500 heads cabbage 7
12 dozen celery 75385c.
Steamer Jim Fisk. Padutrah.
B. II. Cooke. Evaiisvilic.
" J. D. Parker, Memphis-.
" Lily. Vlckuburg.
" Eckert, Paducah.
Tow-boat Grand Lake, No. 2., St I.onl.
Steamer Jim Fik, Pailueah.
B. II. Cooke. Evansville.
" J. D. Parker, Cincinnati.
Lily, Ohio Itlver.
Tow-boat Leopard. St. Louis.
RIVKII A.VK WKATIIKIt.
Tho rlu. i.it evening was 15 feet 1
inch ou the gauge, having fallen 0 Inches
during the pn v'otis 21 hours.
The weal h. r hi came cloudy yester
day and last evening there was every
pio-M.'ct ot a coming rain storm. Night
beloro last there were quite a number of
meteors observed, and some of them
were very brilliant.
Tho Eckert arrived yesterday, hav
ing seen the Horonee Lee snfelv hauled
ma on the Padtieali ways.
'I lie light-house etoiitner Lilly. Capt
O-eai Jolty, arrived from Vleksburg yes- j
lenlaj. and goes up the Ohio as tar as I
tin wan e wilt penult, to pay her light-
lioii-,! keepm lor tho past three
tnou'hV services. Uctween Ibis
noil and Glascock's Inland, she
put up fifty lights al iho most dangerous
place.-. AH of these have been piiblMicd
except four which she estubli.-lied coin
ing up, located us follows: Ono above
the iiitid lumps lu Asbtou bend ; one at
cabin in head of Choctaw bend, half a
mile below Eutaw landing; one
al head ot Old Cow island chute ;
ono in the herd of O'Douald's
field. At Cat Island a largo buck w as
seen swimming iu the liver, and given
chase. Capt. Itockwell dispatched him
with a bullet, and when brought on
board ho was placed upon the scales and
weighed 250 Ihs. This Is about tbo largest
buck wu overheard of.
W.MI UEI-AIITMKKT UlVEl' IlKl'dllT, )
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II & -. ii
A scries of lectures, under the auspices
ot tho Library Association, for the estab
lishment of a public library in Cairo, will
bo held alternately al Iho Presbyterian,
Methodist and Christian churches. The
following ladies and gentleman have
kindly consented to lecture, commeno.ng:
Oct. 5-Mr. S. P. Wheeler.
Get. 12-Mis. W. It. Smith.
Oct. 10-Itov. Chas. A. Gilbert.
Oct. 20 Mrs. II. Waidner.
Nov. 2-Prof. G. G. Alvord.
Nov. 0-(To.b tilled.)
Nov. 10 Dr. II. Wardner.
Nov. 23 Miss Knto Thompsou.
Nov,20-Dr. W. It. Bmlth.
Dec. 6-(To be lllled.)
Dec. 13 Hon. Win. H, Green.
Dec. 10-Mrs.G.G. AlVord.
j-aMt C. O. E, Gosh, Sec.'y.
ttprM nntl ror MmIc.
Soventy-llvti eases of boots and shoes.
Boots ?2 75 to 85 00; shoes ?I 00 to
S3 75. at tho Now York Store at whole
stile and retail. 0-33-lOt.
BIO INDUCEMENTS OFFERED
IN CIGAH8 AND TOBACCO. AT
COWPEKTIIWAIT & PIULUPS'.
Several good Farms and 3,000 tores of
unlmpnvDtl and- In Alexander ou ty
"Wl ter' Block" and ' Winter's tliw.''
A Unro uu nber ot desirable Itesldcnces,
tin! eviellcnt vacant Lots, jtiltahle Tor
hu b os h' u cs and resiliences.
II uo on Nlnctetnih ntrret, for$.Vt, with
privilege of lea.n
Winter's Block Pliable for Hotel, Off!,
e.cs or IU'Iiii m room cheap.
Tenoinenfct iiunihorri1 ,, 7, S-nd , In
Winter's Itow, r, rooms eaVli," for' ylO r?r
Sri. in, ,, truer; li .vj -7 room.
Tint deslrublo double CotM-rc on col ner
ol Thl teutuiid Washington.
Fine two story brick on Commercial av
enue, between Tenth and Eleventh trt,H,
'Ulialdo for Dwelling and Hustncis. '
Two houcs on Commercial, holow Sixth
atrcct, stillablo for UuiInctJ Jfottr- ami
- T,vo -mill House west of Twentyet
ond trect, near Pine, SI each per month.
Dwelling tiniise on Twelfth, near Wal
nut, (I room, for d-l per month.
Business homo on Levee, near Eighth
trct, lor siO per month.
FOH LEASE, OU SALE.
-V number of Lois on Levee, ahore
Twelfth -irect, otiMtln liro ,'lmlta. Al-o
11 I.-itkc number of othor Lots la different
Laud, In tracts to suit, near Cairo.
taf- Dr. Sliernmi, the great Special
ist, 500 North Sixth .street, has gained an
enviable reputation in the speedy maimer
in which lie treats all chronic dl-eases.
See advertisement for hlsgrcat Syphilitic
Eradleator, ludor-eil by tho medical fa
culty everywhere. fl-lf?-lyr.
We have secured another lot of those
cheap hats. O. Haythokx & Co.
J. NrhlFvlnircr, lhotog-rotlior,
on Elglitli street, between Comiuercial
itnl Washington aionue,, Is now pic-
pared to make those beautiful new pic
WUKl Itat IS ULAt-'lv?,"
and rcsix-otrully Invites, tbo citizens of
Cairo and the public In general to txam--rw'.'
.-. . .... ... . .
mc unit nc msjwoiK. tiiey win una
thcMilcluitM i equal to the best of Eastern
"f..,..U .Zt...I 1. ..Ill l.llm, . ....... t
,uia, unu, nnii is-iiii if kii.,, t jd.n
dvtkl Clieafier toil 11 what they are made
for anywhere lu the United State. They
are within tho reach ot all. Call, look at
and priee'tliem before you go anywhere
ele. It will pay you to do so. 0-10-tf.
I'oijons having cisterns needing pump
ing out and repairing mi have it done
promptly and at pricoa t suit tbo time,
by calling ou J. 8. Hawkins, Cross street.
I have a man und pump employed nit tho
time for the purpose. 0-lC-tf.
Louis Herbert Iiiin (II.NIL'VEK.
.Vol Ire of Removal.
C. Koch has removed Ids boot and
shoo shop from thu old stand to his
new brick building (0110 block lielow),
No. 00 Commercial avenue, between
Filth and Sixth street, where he will
keep thu be? t homo made anil St. Louis
custom made boots and shoes, made of
the best material ; good workmanship
and In tbo latet stylos. All orden
promptly attended to. 03-tf.
To tlie Trude.
Choice lino of eofloo anil sugar at
wholesale and retail sit New York Store.
?'Savo20 percent, by buying your
shoes of O. Havtiiou.V & Co.
JuYTHsencr Beer at Georgn Lat leer's
riaioon, on C0u.mercl.1l avenue, betwfccn
Fifth and Slxih streets.
tSyX Itag stock en veloes at 'tho Bii.
LKii.v olllce, $3 25 per M.
On (lecount ofa holiday our stoif will
be elo-id until Friday morning.
J. BuitUKit ,t Ct.
A.llalley has removed to his now
store room, H I Coinuiorclal avenue, op
potlte Winter's Block, nnd next tloor to
the Arab engine bouse, where he will bo
pleased lo see all his old customers and
as many new ones. 0-30-tf.
Yesterday, 'ontalning two twenty dol
lar bills, a live, some small bills, ami a
note of $325, drawn at Lancaster, Mo.
$10 reward will be paid for Ibe return of
the pocket-book, or If tho note Is returned
through tbo po-d-ollli.-c no questions will
bo asked. Address J. P. Set, lly, at the
Moekler House, or Bl'i.i.ktin olllec,
Don't rortcrt X
if you want tinware, stoves ctc.Jhat A.
Halley has changed his place of business
and eau uow bo found ut 114 Commercial
avenue, next door to thu Arab engine
house, where ho will be pleased to see
you mid give you bargains as of old.
A Mure 4'liainro.
Tho Western Tennesson Agricultural
and Mechanical Association, of Jackou,
Tennessee, will bold their Fourth Annual
Exhibition ou the 20lhto30th of October,
Inclusive, 1875, at which time there will
bo daily sales of stock, agricultural Itu-
pleuients, etc., iualili)r one of tue tumt
important luecllngscvcrheld iu the Statd.
Wring your stock aurf impleincnU. t
Jno. Y. Kcnu.PrwWeBt.
Tuos. CtiKit, bVjcrctarj-, n
Obstaolst to Marriage.
Uappy ic lef for youiirf men from tba l
feet of Ei'ora and Aluie In aarly itfc.;
Manho id restored. liapedlMesta to Mar-'
rlago removed Nw nimhod of traat
m nt. New and remarkable remedlet,
Bnoka and ('In ul ent free, In waled en-
velouos. Addre UotvaN
410 N. Ninth st., PbHadoHtta, W
tuilou basing a blgb retrntarfoti
able conduct and profeHlosal aktll.