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AMCALON LOIJOK, NO. 81.
Kiiltfhts ol 1'ythbw, meets tvrrjr Fri
day night at lwlf-il aeveu, in Odd
fellows' Hull .No. II . UossMAn.
ALEXANDER LODUE, NO. Wl.
I low. mwi every Thnrwla nlKht
'Pin at half-liasl aetcn. in wicir iuui .m
Cninintrelal uvi'iiuf. Iictwrcn sixth unit HcvrntQ
trrtU. T J. Km.iiI, N. U.
-lAlltfl KNOAMI'MKNT. I. O. O. K., IllietS
llnOilil-rYllowa' Hull on l ie Oi.laii.l llilrU
A OAIIIOI.OIMJK. NU.ifl.A.K. 4AM
aa. ii..i.Imh.hLp ..jitiiimiitliiitlfinli In Mtt
Xjf i-nnlc I lull, wirnrr Commercial aveim?
'inl Klfrhth Klm-t, on the ercoii'i an
'otirtb Mooriar ofeucli month.
JCvf ryhody to knov that iho placa to get
A smooth shr,
A good sham 'no.
A fhl nl)!i' balr-cut,
Or myth nit l tht line,
I at tllO GRAND CK'TRAL lJAHIlKI:-
i'H r, corner Eighth and Comuv rclal.
8-tf J. ur.oun Stkiniiouhk.
rilJWmr.lt M l.owla Herbert'n.
aapiMlimer Her m Ueorcc Lattner's
Baloen. on ''oromerclal avenue, between
Flltb ami Mxth strreta
To the ('MUena of rnlro.
1 would Intortn m) m my friends, that I
am mill In tbc tictlon burtm 1, and read,
tit attend to nil rale that mm offer. My
lontf experience In thli business n eds 110
comment-1 Is no exp. rltntr.t n inv pan,
ami partlea entrusting kk1 t in) c re
need no be.ifialu Iain no 'virulu" ur
n'-vlrc In tb buslnc-s.
8i ci I aticuilon lvcn to reidctite -rid
out- 01 r sale-, as I h .ve neer mlMe.' niak-ir.ga-ale.
1 HaktmaS, Auelloiio r.
Corner Sixth street and Commercial Av.
Ready prlnliil packages of wash lists
enough in each book to last two years,
for 00 cents each at the Bulletin Office
for the next two days.
Dlleioua-lILNt:Ni:it-nt LonU Her.
A No. 1 jndrr .
It ! now com-rded that Mis. Odcman,
tbe l,unlrei. . . l t'ou-tii street, be
tween Wi.Ulnt mi 0 m n rcl I avenue,
b .8 one or tbo b at o ducted laundry
tabliihtU'iit n tbu cttj. a. .d 1 .milord id
hotel-and boarding 'iou-e till dud It to
their advat.tMe to call upftn her
ller trim a are an IoIIoa: H.tr) and
bo-inling-hou-c wii-liliif. 75 cent per
dozen. Kol pleco work prces arc
a follow.: Single shirt and c I
ar, 10c; p r dozen ti c; sock. &c; two col
lar, be; tw handkerchief-, .V; vests 'iOc,
and all (""tb'tnen'K near. SOc per
dozen. Ladle.' llree, to Mic;
Vlrt-l'i t S)e; drwr 0 to lfc; two
pair boA Tc: two co'larob 10 t c. err la
dles' plain clothe- tl 'm r dozen; lor la
dle" tine clotli , $1 l'i per dnzen; iIoiih
drimptly. and promptlv delhered. I'a
trunatje aollrlted 5-3 '-1 in
Tell dozen h.lM Just ivwlvrd. Job lot
for al! at one-half their valtin
9-25-3t O. Haytiiurn & Co.
Aurllnn ofRrnl Eolntr.
I will ofli-r lor mIo on I'rlday, October
let. at two p. 111. lot 0. In block 4, on the
Ohio Lew. between Eighth iuui Tenth
strft, with liottM and all linprovcinunts
011 anic. The Ihmim! It now renlinp for
$33 per tiionth. The property will bo
Fold to the hlj:bet bidder. Terms ot
tale will ba mailt- known mi day of cale.
ThU U a pmd upporliiiiity for any one
wlnhlng to pnrcha'o a pood btiinesH
hnii4 and lot. J. B. SjKLLa,
Dhii llartmati, Auctioneer.
Wood! Wmiil! Cunll 1'onlt
F am now at my old ntntid. and pr1-pan-a
to deliver wood, full leiiKih. or
nawwl and epllt. and Bg Muddy, or Mt.
Carbon and DiiQimln coal. loan)' part of
the elty at lowest rates. Leave orders
at CoiunierclMl avenue, corner Tenth.
8- 22-2 w .Iamkh H01H.
TIi Verj Boat.
Smith and Brlukiueyer, merchant
tailors, have ju-t received their Fall and
WlnleraKick of poodn the very best In
the market, w hich will tx? cold at the Very
lowest price". All who deMtva neat lit,
and adorable and beautiful suit of clothes
should call on thcui. 0-2l-2w.
Uo to I.ouU llrrbert'a for lMI.Ni:.
A rliio Mock.
Win. Elder- ileMie- t" b form h'a at
ronand the pu lie geneiall), timt lie lia.
now 11 hind a inr - oc I Fi-nci and
Uerman ul , Kl ni M iocc. und 1 pre-p-r
d to nui.u acture, . r atoie and offlcu
wear lb tlne-t of Moro o or O I -skln
Shoe-or H' t ;and lor firm ra, draymen
andoui do r wvar Kcm rall), hU Kn n. h
Kip at tit J- above anything eerotlt red lo
tnl-market. Uia Lm aic l the latibt
ty lea au b can giu antee t fli nud aatl
fadion to all bl pji ou. 0 3-tl
QSyi'lUerjer Bier at t.iorgo Liitner'
Saloon, on C0.uwjr.1al aveuue, between
UltU aud sUt.i utreelB.
A silver plated No. 0 ft I hou Shuttle Sow
ing Mai bii o. ba d (piano) flnl h, valued at
9e6. Will be blai $20 lci tint, on good
terms, and order d diruo Horn the lactoiy.
Cobred tnd in unted Md a of the city of
Cairo at $2 60 each (lull piue).
A No.O Wiltun bbut'lo S.'wtiiK Mncbino
valued at 7h Will lm aoiu at 9b dllCOUDt
and ordered diruut In m mo taciory.
A 900 Ocralngtoii 8ewbir Machlne-f lO
on lor euiJi. nuiianiu I or tailor OF U001 UDU
'Plcroreique AinerlcV 48 numbers
kevad ib a volumes, full gilt Morocco ;
Aslyl "E," "I'louub, WTarren Co.V
1'ar'or Org a . ri.ht irom te aitory nil
trolt. Ll.t price, Wou. Will be sold for
A mw two-boreaabU wagon,
fiajraiir f the abeve arilelM. apply ut
hatck or AnVr.lCllNI.Mi.
FAIl bllli for alrcrtl'ln;;, tirr due ami joy
able IN ABVAStT
linrulrol advcrtUlriK Will liclntrrd attlia
rote ef (I 00 pcrfquare for the first bmrtlon
nnd O ent for earli ubscritM.nt one. A liberal
illicouiitwlllljeinn'l'i on l!nJln nnddlpl.iy
Local noticei, buliieiii or otherwise, will tns
ehnrxtd ten ccnta per line for the llret and lire
cent for ench aJ'lltlonnl Insertion, (coiintlng
Ave Unci and upiranl) 1 n dhcqtint wM be made
tlinrcli, Society, fcitlvalnnd Silpiwr notice
will only be Inserted as ndvertleemenH.
Korlnwrtlm; Kuutral notice i i. Notice of
mitthiK of aocietlca or secret oriltra W centa lor
No advertisement will lc received at leu than
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3. 1875.
Iiral WeMhrr Report.
Caimo, III., Oct. 'i,Wi!
Tma. I 11am. I Tna
tViKD. I Var, I WiAtiiik
7anil?oa' I Culm. I Foggy
II" 130.3.17 t.H' I E. I 8 U-r.
I p.m. 1 30.271 9 I . '. 8 "
THOMAS .lOSK-i, Krrt. .. S., U. S. A.
We have a horco to nell cheap.
The council meets on Tuesday iilpbt.
Still the calaboose has hut one occu
pant. Matt Welsh has moved to Eighteenth
Largo stock genta' furnishing goods
nt very low prices, at C. llanny's.
Judge Bro?s did nothing In his police
E. V. Wilson at Liberal Religious
hall to day.
The St. Louis fair begins to-morrow,
the fourth lust.
- The Al-xiin1er Comity Ilnnk will
pay luerrl n d poult In the mr.
One arrest wai made by the police on
Yesterday wn one of the pleasantest
days we have bad lor n long time.
Pariah school will open again to-morrow
Circuit court lias adjourned, after a
session ol over two weeks.
The dust, di spite the slight rain. Is
almost as thick as ever.
- Shcrifl Irvln has returned borne from
Ins New York trip.
There will be religious services in all
the places of worship iu the city to-day.
- 31lss .Minnie Heeiey, oldest daughter
of John P. Ileeley, is very sick.
Base hall on the Thirty-fourth street
grounds this afternoon at 2 o clock.
There will be the tisual services at the
Church of tbo Redeemer this morning
-Large stock clothing to be sold out
without recrve, at C. Hanny's.
-Mrs. Dr. Cay, of Mound City, we
arc informed by Dr. Dunning, is rapidly
The Rev. 15. Y. George will conduct
the services at the Presbyterian church
this morning and evening.
Look at the nico gent's Milts fur
SO ."i0, you can buy at Hellbron & Well's.
There will bo service" as UMtal this
morning nnd evening at the Methodist
church, conducted by the Rev. Mr. GUI
hum. Mrs. Jewett Wilcox nnd lamlly, who
have been spending the summer In Ver
mont, returned home yesterday morn
For boys' clothing ol all descriptions
and lowest prices, go to Hellbron &
Bu-Iuess was lively on the kvee yes
terday, and the free lunch houses fared
Potatoes were selling on the street
yesterday morning for thirty cents a
Rev. Mr. Ceorge preaches his first
sermon In the Piesbytcriau church this
Don't forget the present ot ten yards
calico you can get by buying $7 worth of
dry goods at Hellbron & Well's.
The Liberal Rellgous A-soclatloii, we
nrc told, will begin its sociable, again
Col. Taylor returned yesterday after
noon from New York, alter au absence 01
Mayor Winter has received another
supply ot fresh Baltimore o)sters. They
Apples In great abundance are com
ing into Cairo daily. They sell very
Tbo Ancient Order of Hibernians
will give a grand ball on the ISth or this
Judge Bross was re-elected president
of the Alexander county bank at a recent
meeting ol the stockholders.
The tlrst lecture under the auspices
Of the Woman's Club will uo dcllveied
by S. P. Wheeler, on Tuerday night.
Mrs. Dr. Dunning, who acted as one
of the Judges In the lady's departmental
the Charleston fair, ha returned home.
Cnpi.Haiuhletoii, of Mound City. Jelt
C.iiro mi Friday night 011 the tdcamcr
CHy of Hi lena, for Memphis.
Ladles' wrappers and suits ntvery
low rates and newest styles can be found
at Hellbron & Well's, 112 and Hi Com
Sproats' oysters are the finest ever
brought to tliU market. He receives
them fresh, and tine flavored, every
Wednesday and Saturday. For Bale, by
tho dozen or hundred.
On Friday aud last night the colored
folks of tho Alrl.an Methodist Episcopal
church held a festival on Fourteenth
street, forjlhe benetlt of Ihe church, which
we learn was a profitable atlalr.
This afternoon tho scholars ol tho
African Metbodls'. Episcopal Sunday
school, and those of ihe Missionary Bap
tlst Sunday school, will hold a Sunday
school union In the Missionary Baptist
Tbe Sun says Col. Taylor has done
nothing to protect tho Mississippi levee?
Indeed ! Tho Sun Is not fair or It would
notsaythls. Col. Taylor has expended
sovcnty-flvo thousand dollars In attempt-
Irig to drive tho current of the Missis-
sippl flora the leveo It h now eating at.
A number of negroes had a big time
yesterday morning caicning a urovc 01
hogs that got out of their pens on Friday
Largo stock ladles' furnlhlnggood,
to be sold very cheap at C. Hanny's.
gjrTHE ALEXANDER COUNTY
BANK WILL PAY INTEREST ON
DEPOSITS IN THE SAVINGS DE
PARTMENT. Who wants n bargain hi 11 ten-horse
power upright engine? or an upright
boiler, or both? It can be found at the
IJl'li.kti.v olHce. We have too much
Tem Morgan, well known to the
young people of this city, has takeu
his martin box, "Trinity Church," to the
It is now thought that the man De
Grath, who jumped off the train mar
Altooua, I'ciius) Ivania, and escaped from
Slierifl'Irvlu. Is inaiie.
The finest stock of ehlldien's cloak i.
also cap and bonnets, at lower prices
than cur. can be lound at Hellbron A
Well's, H2 and 141 Commercial avenue.
Me Fiirllu, who was sentenced to one
year's Imprisonment In the penitentiary,
In the circuit court last week, will be
takeu to Juliet this week.
Large stock of domestic prints, mus
lins, and tickings, nt low prices, at C.
Mr. Meyers, the brewer of Mound
City, wiille returning home Irum Caliu on
Friday night, was thrown from Ids buggy
and seriously Injured.
dipt. Gordon, of tho steamer Air.
Stevens, who has been lying 111 at tbe
Oraud Central hotel in this eiiy for the
past I wo weeks, is Improving.
Large stock ol drem goods, merinos,
ulpacns. poplins, cashmere'', very cheap,
at C. Hanny's.
Several sporting gentlemen from
Cuiro. who visited the Charleston fair on
Friday, were, it is said, pretty Jadly
takeu in on the big running race.
Cairo's Kentucky trade Is increasing
every day. Large numbers of wagons
cross tin- Ohio dally, loaded with corn,
potatoes, etc., which are disposed of
The lunch last night at the Excelsior
saloon, comer of Fourteenth street aud
Washington avenue, was superb, and
was highly relished by all who were
Large stock of carpets, oil cloths and
matting, at greatly reduced prices, at C.
Mr. Taylor, of Chicago, agent for the
Continental fire insurance company of
New York, Is iu the elty, adjusting the
loss or Mr. Wbltlock by the late fire.
Every day, parties from this city
visit the lakes of Kentucky, opposite this
city, to fish. Fine sport is said to be bad
at the lakes, as the fish "bite" good.
Remember tbo grand ball ol tbo An
cient Order of Hibernians ntScbeel's hall,
on the ISth Inst. A good rime may bu
Squirrels In abundance are brought
to the city every day, from Kentucky
and Missouri, and eold to our people at
low figures. The hunters of this section
are doing a good business, ns game of
every description is said lo be plenty.
Large stock of woolen goods, flan
nels, linseys nnd sheeting Uauncls, very
cheap, at C. Hanny's.
Judge Mulkeyou Friday had the bail
of DeGralh raised from one to two thou
sand dollars. It Is said that DeGrath had
checks for a large amount of money on
his person, with which to buy himself
out of his troubles up n arriving here.
Jailer Fitzgerald informs us that the
number of boarders in the county jail has
diminished considerably since the begin
ning ot circuit court. In place of the
twenty-five men anil women who were
under his care some two weeks ago, he
oniy nas iivu prisoners, an tuici, at pres
E. V. Wilson will glvo his last two
lectures and seances In the Liberal Rellg
tons hall this morning at 10 Wiaud ut "-U0
this evening. AiliuMou 25 cents to each.
The able and eloquent manner of Ills de
livery and the iixtoui-hiug tc-N make It
iiilerihliiig to all. Come and hear lor
-Hi tne tug running race, wiileli came ralro ,,,ry. ,, is n(lt a plv.
oil ai ClurleMou on Friday afieruoon, wca, 1,,,,,0-slbllity. but tin-: greal-giea't-"McNalry."
owned by T.miConlon. con- grt,u grand-chliilern ot no man now
ducmr on the. St. Louis, Iron M mutaln hvhlj, wm 8rvlvu t0 8,aris tho
and Southern railroad, aud Maurice Mo- eialllty of such an extraordinary hap-
lillla Ul Ullfll VQlti W1MIU Will aill it'l,
"Roger Henson," a Kentucky horse, u
half brother to "McNalry," second. A
number of Cairo sports who went over to
"pick up greeners," backed up the Padu
call horse "Ponieroy" pretty heavily,
aud wero let down by him.
In Judge Blrd'i police court yester
day, there was one case tried. John
Hicky, a stranger In Cairo, got off of a
steamboat, and went out to see the sights.
About the first thing that John saw was
a saloon; he went In and got tight, fell
Into the clutches of otllcer Brown, aud was
put In the lock-up until yesterday morn
ing, when he was given a hearing.
Judge Bird fined him one dollar and
costs, aud let him go, after receiving the
Tho members of tho Taylor Literary
Club are gaining a good reputation ns 11
minstrel troupe, If not as aclors and de
baters. The editor of tho Anna Union,
who was In tho city on Friday evening
n week ago, when tho club gave their
performance at the Atheneuin, and who
witnessed tho entertainment, speaks as
follows of tho ''show uO last Friday
( evening tho Taylor Literary Society, of
uairo, gave on entertainment at tho
1 If they see fit to come, w o will do what
wo can to make their stay pleasant and
Largo stock dry goods, without re -
serve, at very low prices, at C, Hanny's. i
Tho Anna. Pnien says: "Wc navel
Atheueum In that city. Tho performance ' . r. ZZ, r Z
was excellent, and reflects great credit J'- J,an Wn Stump
upon the city, as well as tho performers. 1 w" " ,ul,m J "t0 ,
Wldlo there we were Informed that they JjJS
talkol visiting our city nnd .Touesboro, 1 ,.. v.r M,.if..
not yet made up our mind who to vote
for for County Treasurer of this county
this fall ; but for the same place, in Alcx-
under county, our sky scraper stands
high for M. B. llurrell, no difference who
else runs or what tho clrcumalauccs.
That county owe aiou1 moru money
than he eould realize from the office tor
five sticcesslvo terms. Who has been
more faithful through long nnd tedious
years of prosperity und adversity, to tho
development of Cairo Interests, than Mr.
Harrell ? If the politicians of the city
would allow the people to make his elec
tion unanimous, the result would be no
more than ho deserves, and the county
would get the benefit of an excellent
Sheilff Irvln returned home from
his unlucky trip to New York yesterday
morning. Mr. Irvln Informs us that
DeGrath, tho man he had under ar
rest, was suffering from menial catt-cs
from the time he left New York with him
until he got beyond Altooua, Pennsyl
vania, where DeGiath Jumped from the
cars, which were running at the rate ot
thirty-five miles an hour. It Is the opin
ion of the shcrifl that he was Insane, and
that he was entirely Ignorant of the dan
ger he was Incurring In attempting his
escape. DeGrath asked Sherlli Irvln to
go out 011 the platform of tho car with
him, as he wished to light a cigar aud
smoke, which Mr. I. did, but uo sooner
had they stepped on the platform than
DeGrath sprang oil the train. Shcrifl
Irvln endeavored to stop the train, but it
being the fan through mall, the con
ductor would not hear to stopping, and
he was compelled to be content and go
on until they had reached PltUburg. It
is not known whether DeGrath wa In
jured or not, but the sheriff still enter
tains hopes of bringing him to Justice,
aud we have not the slightest doubt but
that he will,
The Sun ays : "The Bi'LLF.tin still
cries out, wait lor Colonel Taylor, belore
nn thing is done towards protecting the
city." and then tbe Sun proceeds to say,
thai the water lias been cutting at the
strip between the Mississippi and Ohio
rivers, and Colou.-l Taylor has done noth
ing. Well, what has the cutting of the
strip a mile above tiie levees to do with
tbe suggestion that a public meeting
shall be called to make arrangements to
build a new levee? Cairo cannot stop the
cutting of the strip; mid when the Sun
talks about that It is oil Its eggs. Tbe
suggestion was : Let us meet and go to
building a new levee at our own ex-H-nse.
We said : Walt, Col. Taylor has
an Interest in the matter. He is now con,
sultinir his people. He may make ar.
raugements to protect the levee. Let us
hear what he has to say. The Sun re
plies: "Why wait? The river has bei n
cutting the strip above the city for years,
and Taylor has done nothing. We are
opposed to further delay.'1 Well,
why don't you move? Who is holding
you 1 Go hi, what are you waiting for?
The Cairo correspondent of tho
Springfield Rtgiiter says : "No city In
the State Is more plentifully supplied with
pniilc-makcrs than Cairo. They liavo It
now tbe panic-makers that the Mis
sissippi river will speedily cut
Ils way through to the Ohio
and leave Cairo on an Maud I
The destruction of our protective em
bankment on the Ml-bUslpnl side of the
el'y, they put down as a calamity that is
to befall us ! It Is useless to rea-ou with
these people. The town, Iu their opin
ion, is doomed to inevitable destruction,
und they marvel greatly that everybody
isnotiua state of alarm about it. And
upon wnat sort ot a foundation do they
build their predictions? At a point some
three miles distant from the city, the cur
rent of tbe Mississippi sets iu
strongly against the Illinois shore,
nud probably one hundred and
fifty feet of the nairow gauge railroad
track has tumbled into the river. The
levees about the city remain compactand
untouched, nnd are In no Immediate dan
ger whatever. A half score of experi
ments here, furnish us ample assurance
that if at any time, the current of the
river should Imperil our levees, a steam
boat load of rock will turn It aside aud
permanently remove the danger. The
prediction that (he Mississippi will cut
a :r.)ss the neck of th delta, and effect a
junction with tlui Ohio above the city,
i tlte bug-bear that is familiar to every-
boili who Is f-viii tkt.tmttlv t'freil In
1 tit 11 1 II IF.
I f- ,
List of letters remaining uncalled for
In the Post Olllco at Cairo, Alexander
Comity, Illinois, Saturday, Oct. 3d,
Anderson Mary. Baker Vina, Bowman
Amanda, Fry Rachel, Fisher Tlllle.
Gavin Mary, Henson Henrietta. Hayso
Nellie. Kelley Ella, McCarthy F., Miles
Molly, Rumbold S. J,, Russell Joseph
ine, Throckmorton is., Thcobold
Mrs. F., Taylor Mrs., Val
entine Ellen, Yaudlu Mary,
Black Joseph, Bledsoe Joseph. Berry
J. A., Boggess M. W., Beebe Win.,
Bromwell Win. W., Currnn John, Culter
M., Carroll Lawsm, Draro Juek, DcCmw
Robert, Fitzgerald John, Foggin Nat,
Galloway & Mead, Hammond Charles,
Hart Charles, Hamilton Green, Harris
Geo. C, llatrli J. W Hopkins J. A.,
Harris M. C Hunter Stephen,
Hughes W. N., Irwlu Harry, Keat
ing P., Lee Elbert J,, Leo John,
Martin C. C Meed Thos., O'Dounell
Mlcb'l., Phillips Ell, Powell Major,
Wo now offer tho most complete line ol
' shoes of every description that tuts ever
been offered to the Cairo public.
O, Haytbohn A Co.
tkk oxAHirn QtrmioK.
Auk "A River Man"-a
In thf snn-a few tue-
Editor Bulletin Dear .Wr ; In yes
lerday evening') Sun, "A River Man'i
comes forward in support of tho
levee scheme and asks "Citizen" to lo
cate the channel of the river. "Citizen"
acknowledges that he Is not sufllclctitly
acquainted with the. river to locate the
channel nt Cairo, Cape Girardeau or
Devil's Island, but would respectfully
ask "A Riyer Man" how he will account
for the heavy cuttings that
have been umdo during the
past three years ln the neck
of land that Joins us to tho rest of
the State, If the channel ot tho river has
not changed? If, three years ago, "A
River Man" had measured Iho distanco
between tho Illinois Central railroad
track nnd the river bank, nnd measure It
to-day ho will find the distance consider
ably shorter; whole fields have gone
Into the river In that time. How will he
account for this If tho channel has not
"Citizen" has always supposed that
the greatest force of the current was In
the channel ol the river, and If Iho chan
nel has not changed why docs Iho river
contlnuo to cut? why should It not cut
as well on tho Missouri shore opposite?
Can't sec what connection the cnannel at
Cape Girardeau and elsewhere has to do
with the channel at Cairo, or does "A
River Man" mean to say that be
cause Ihe channel has not changed In
twenty years nt that place, It necessarily
follows that It has not changed nt Cairo ?
R. J. Cundifl is iu receipt of n car-load
of choice Northern cabbage, which he
will sell cheap. No. 17 Eighth street.
The AUxander County Bank will pay in
to tit on depotitt in the tarings dtpart'
Steamer Jim Fisk'. Paducah.
" Arkansas Belle, Evansvlllc.
" St. Louis, SU Louis.
" City ol Chester. Memphis.
" Mollio Moore, New Orleans.
Steamer Jim Fisk, Paducah,
" Arkansas Belle, Evansvlllc.
" St. Louis, Cplumbus.
' City of Cheater! St. Louis.
" Mollle Moore, St. Louis.
Tow-boat Grand'Lhke, New Orleans.
" Lioness, St. Louis.
KIVER AND Wi:ATIIEtl.
The river last evening was 13 feet 0
Inches on tho gauge, haying fallen 0 3-5
Inches during the previous 24 hours.
The weather Is chilly, and heavy fogs
prevail at night, greatly to the disgust of
pilots. A white frost was visible yester
day morning, fn
The article which appeared iu yes
terday's Sun, signed "A River Man," is
not of as much value as the editor of that
paper would have it apuear. In the first
place where docs he gutls authority for
"1 know that the government can", do
anything, or be compelled to do anything
for the relief of Cairo, unless It has as
was sursresteu in tne uulletin. some
time since constructed works that have
changed the channel nud turned the cur
rent towards our shore."
If tho abovo Is true, then what was it
that iudiiced General Simpson, who Is
the representative ot the government In
the department of the Mississippi, to send
Mitfor Charles J. Allen to examine und
report to hlin the condition of matters nt
the point of danger ? When Col. Taylor
presented the matter to General Simpson
he did not urge, the plea of the Devil's
Uland dam, and, if we are rightly in
lormed, did not mention those works
diiriiir tho interview, and yet II. o
(jeuenil looked very favorably upon the
Colonel's plea, and dispatched the Muor
its above stated. One of two things Is
plain : Either the plea of tho Devil's
Island works was not necessary or the
General already knew that they were do
ing the mischief. Now there is but one
argument that can bu advanced against
tiie theory that our trouble has been
caused by the above works. That argu
ment Is the existence ot the chain which
extends for six miles up the river, begin
nlng at Commerce. Missouri. But that
there Is not flexibility enough
to tho channel ln the chain to allow a
change of bearings in the current suf
ficient to produce the results we now seo
abovo this city, Is a matter not yet de
cided by pilots or engineers ; aud while
we do not hold that our theory is abso
lutely correct, w e shall hold lo It until wo
are shown that tho current, while
passing through the chain, has uo chance
to "wabble." Tho distance from Cairo
to Devil's Island cuts no figure In the
case, fciigiueers win say mat n tuu
channel of a river Is completely changed
ut a given point, the bearings of the cur
rent will ull bu altered, more or less, trow
that point to its mouth. But "River
Man" says: "Why, my dear sir, the
channel at Cape Girardeau Bend
below Devil's Uland is now' tho
samo it was twetny years ago." t'er
taluly, and tweuty years ago iho
channel came dowu tho Missouri shore
ai uevn isiauu ju.j . .k mm , u..
what was the condition at Cairo? Every-
body will remember that betweeu i.
teen aud twenty years ago tho cry went (
up, Just as it does now, that Cairo was
about to become au island, and alter that
scare was over tho channel tor year
ran unlnlormly. down tho Illinois i
shore at Devil's Island ami
a broad' tract Jof laud wa made aud j
Eliza tow-head formed where tho dangvr,
was most imminent to Cairo belore.
After that, lor a number of years tbo
channel vibrated back aud forth at Devil's
Island aud became so bad that tho gov
ernment undertook to improve it by
building this dam from tho head of tho
Island across the channel to an Island
nbovc that had becotno part of the shore,
throwing tho water permanently
down tho Missouri tide. Now the engi
neers decided to take the Missouri shore
for the channel, because for some year or
more tho water showed tho greatest In
clination to run that way, and referring
to the same period "River Man" snys "tho
channel where the water is cutting back
Of this CltV. Is lint Whern IC tins
been for three years," which Is
partly true nnd partly false, as every
body knows. It Is true Unit lor three
years the channel has been changing to
ward Its present position, but It did .not,
until this season, reach It.
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Louisville I II x t
Nashville I 10 x 'I
St. fynils , n S n
LYNCH ft HOWLEY'S
Real Estate Column
Several good Farms and .'1,000 acres ol
nnlmpr iveu nnd- In Alexander .'ou ty.
Wl ter's Block" and ' Winter's It w.'
A large nil nbcrof desirable Itesldencs,
slid owllent vacant Lots, nutiblii for
bu bessb' U esand rchh lire.
II u-o on Nlnetcm'h street, for fuO, with
privilege of lease
Winter's Block -ultabln for Hotel Oft
ci r 11 Mats' room cheap.
I'enrtni-nt number! 4, 7, 8 and 9, in
rt'lmei'- Uo , ! rojiuieucli, for 910 .er
No. 0, (.1 me 8ri Wl 7 rooms.
Tnnt ittrltunii! ilmiMu ( ott gc on corner
01 Till 10 rt-ti unit Wadiing on.
Fine two t rj b ie.k on Commercial av-enu,-,
hcttseen Tenth md Kiesentlistr etc,
-ul ti hi lor 1 wel iiu and llusi. ess.
Two biu-es nu Commercial, below Sixth
a 1 cct, suitable lor llusluesa Humes and
Dw lllng .
To ui ali II 11 ses west of Twenly-se c-
dml street, near I'iue, ti eacn per month.
I) tvellln n.iuso on Twelfth, near Wal-
nu , 0 rooms, lor 91J per month.
llusin .s housi: on Levee, near Eighth
street, lor $10 per month.
FOIt LEASE, OU SALK.
A number of Lots nn Losee, above
Twelfth street, outside fire limits. Al-o
a large number of other Lots In different
Land-, in tracts to suit, near Cairn.
A.Halley has removed to his new
store room, 11 Commercial avenue, op
posite Winter's Block, und next door to
the Arab engine house, where he will be
pleased to sec all his old customers and
as many new ones. 0-30-tl.
40" Or. Sherman, the great Special
ist, 500 North Sixth street, has gained nn
enviable reputation in the speedy manner
in which he treats all chronic diseases.
See advertisement for his great Syphilitic
Eradicator.Judorsed by the medical fa
culty everywhere. y-lS-lyr.
We have secured another lot of those
cheap hats. O. Haytiiohn & Co.
J. Hctalealiiger, Pliwto(rnphr,
on Eighth street, between Commercial
and Washington avenues, is now pre
pared to make those beautiful new pic
aud respectfully Invites tho citizens of
Cairo aud tho public In general to Mam
int und price his work. They will tlud
these picture equal to the best ot Eastern
work, and, what is still better, a great
deal cheaper than what they are made
for anywhere In the United States. They
are within tho reach of all. Call, look at
and price them before, you go anywhere
else. It will pay you to do so. 0-10-tf.
Persons having cisterns needing pump
ing out and repairing can have it done
promptly and at prices to suit the timet,
by calling on J. S. Hawkins. Crossstieet.
I hare a man and pump employed all the
time for the purpose. 0-10-tf.
Loala Herbert hna PI1AKNEM.
To the Trade.
Choice line of coffee nnd sugar at
wholesalo und retail at New York Store.
ssTX Rag stock envelopes at the Bul
letin office, $3 25 per M.
"Save 20 per cent, by buying your
O. Havthokn A Co.
I3rPileccr Kerr at Ucorae LattnerV
Saloon, i n ou,mi'rcial avenue, betwetti
Fifth and Six h streets.
lcu mill for Male.
Seventy-live casus of boots and shoes.
Boots $3 73 to S3 00; shoes $1 00 to
$2 75. at the New York Store at whole
sale and retail. 0-23-10t.
Tlio Western Tennessee, Agricultural
and Mechanical Association, of Jackson,
Tennessee, will hold their Fourth Annual
Exhibition on tho 30th to 30th of October,
inclu-lve, 1875, at which time there will
bu dally sales of stock, agricultural Im
plements, etc., making It ono of the most
tmnnrliiiil iiii'i'tlnim ever held In the Rtute.
, vour Moci nd implements
is0. v. Kkitii. PtmIi
J.so. Yi Keitu, President.
i koj. (. la mt', Secretary.
Obstacles to Marrlagt.
, re.iuf lor y.-un rasa from tho ef
ti i i j'flr, and luei in early life.
Maul.o d ic iored. Impodhaorla to Mar-
! rlajtiv removed New method, of. ttsat
m, ut- New and rraFlial4 raiedfs.
i oa tad CircW. F seat Irttf hi ftak-rea.
vehU'c; aVIdro Howard Asseeiaiioa.
Iii N. Nlutu si., PWIa;ma, Pa, -aa U U
tuilon bavin a blh r$uta's Lr baor
sbteaoaduot sad profeasioMtjiklU.
Office of Okmxilal Assxt,
1 t M,ta t0 ""end o t.
Louis fair from Oct. 4,h to 0lh, l875 we
will sell excursion tickets to St. Louis
and return at $7 W. Sale of tlckeu will
commence Oct. 2nd and discontinue Oct.
Olh. Tickets good to return until Oct.
13th inclusive. James Johxson,
10-IMt General Agent.
Boom m4 Rhoesw
Just received by O. Haythorn ACo.,
.100 cases boots nud shoes for salo whole
sale and retail. Gents' lino custom shoes,
ln new style, just received,
O. Hattiioks & Co.
Xatlre-Ker It aeftre the VropU.
Dry goods, groceries, boots and shoes,
queetuware, hats and caps, Jeans, wood
and willow ware, etc., etc., sold cheap
at the New York Store. Largest assort
ed stock In tho city at wholesale and
PILSENER at Louis Herbert's.
Mr XX Amber and White rag stoc
envelopes at thcBuLLrrur oflke, printed',
3 60 and $4 00 per K.
Kavliea. f ,
50,000 envelopes, all grades mm prices,
ust received at thuButirrct fcb office.
At the Bulletin bindery W numbers,
bound in two volumes, full gilt mor
rocco; cost $M ; for sale nt $10.
A new Howe and Singer sewing ma
chine. Enquire nt the Bulletin office.
E. A. Burnett.
frgrXX Wood stock envelopes nt flm
Bulletin office. &i 00 per M.
Ten pound letter heads, large size, Car
lisle pajier, rated two cents higher than
any other paper used hi Cidro for print
ing letter heads ordinary composition
only $4 SO per thousand at the Bulletin
Ten tubs choice Northern butter at
New York Store, for city trade.
BIG INDUCEMENTS OFFERED
IN CIGARS AND TOBACCO, AT
CO W PERTH WAIT 6 PHILLIPS'.
jSyi'll-ener "ecr at Uoorge Lattner's
Sulooo, on Commercial avenue, bctwetu
Fifth aud Sixth streets. 0-8-tf
on't forget t
if you want tinware, stoves etc. .that A.
Halley has changed his place of business
and can now be found at 115 Commercial
aveuue, next door to tho Arab engine
house, where he will be pleased to see
you and give you bargains as of old.
Motlee or ktmoval.
C. Koch has removed his boot and
shoe shop from the old stand to his
new brick building (one block below),
No. 00 Commercial aveuue, between
Filth and Sixth streets, where bo will
keep the best home made and St. Louis
custom made boots and shoes, made of
the best material ; good workmanship
and In tho latest styles. All orders
promptly attended to. 9-23-tl.
A series of lectures, under the auspices
of the Library Association, for the estab
lishment of a public library hi Cairo, will
be held alternately at the Presbyterian,
Methodist and Christian churches. Tho
following ladies and gentleman have
kindly consented to lecture, commencing:
Oct. 5 Mr. S. P. Wheeler.
Oct. 12-Mrs. W. R. Smith.
Oct. 10-Rc.v.Chas. A. Gilbert.
Oct. 20 Mrs. 11. Wurdner.
Nov. 2-Prof. G. G. Alvord.
Nov. 0 (To be filled.)
Nov. 10 Dr. II. Wnrdner.
Nov. 23 Miss Kate Thompson.
Nov.20-Dr. W. R. Smith.
Dec. O I,' Vo be fllled.)
Dec. 13 Hon. Wm. U. Green.
Dec. 10 Mrs. G. G. Alvord.
C. C. E. Gosa, Scc'y
This Is a new style of picture now be
ing produced by Win. Winter, tho artist,
ot this city. These pictures are creating
much Interest In all the principal Eastern
and Western cities, being altogether new.
They are unlike photographs, being
raised and beautifully enameled over the
entire surface, soft In tono, but distinct in
the lights aud shades. No one who sees
them falls to admire them, or to give the
artist an order. We have been shown a
number of pictures of well-known ladles
and gentlemen of tho city, and hare bo
hesitation In pronouncing then perfectly
splendid. Wc would therefore advise all
who take interest in such matters or do
sire pictures, to call upon Mr. Winter at
bis trallerr and examine bis work in this
new branch of the shadow-capturiag art.
We have at the Bulletin oSco lor sale
at a discount, tcrip of tho Madlton House,
Cincinnati, (Main, between Front and
Second) payable in hotel accommoda
tions ut the rate of $2 25 per day,. Scrip
Is in orders ot $1 00 each. Apply to
E. A. BcixiTT.
Ceraer WaalOswtca At. tad Ut Mmt,
O VBM MOM f TO 0 PH. 9AXLT.
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