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W. L BRISTOL,
A??PB ovorything pertaining to
the line of Staple and Fancy Gro
e a urn, mrtjf caw.
Try My New Style Mixed
Different Combination From any
Before Offered in tho Markot,
and of Excollont Flavor.
Choice Selection of
and FLOWER POTS.
A IM hi CRATE Wins,
Sweet a.nd Rich
Central Hop Yeast
Again Thla Summer.
No. 32 EIGHT STREET
MT. CARBON(Bi0 Muddy)
Orders for Coal by tho car-load,
ton, or in hogsheads, for shipment,
sromptlv attended to.
sFTo largo consumers and all
sanufaotarers, we are prepared
:o supply any quantity, by the
aiontn or year, at uniform rates.
CAIBO CITY COAL COMPART.
CJ-Ilalllday Hro. 'a offl, No. 70 Ohio Levee.
tJ-Hairiilaj Bro 'a wlutrfbont.
KFAt the lal Dump, foot of Tlikty-Elrfht
rj-1'oit Office Drawer. 300.
Butter, Eggs, Fish, Poultry,
Game and all kinds of fresh
Fruit and Vegetables.
Eighth Street, Cairo. Ill
tJOrdcrs far BteaiuWoats promptly tilled at
lykoiir, day or night. 7-13-tf
Wholesale, Retail and
sjHighest i Cash Frioo paid for
Hogs and Cattle.
A Book for the People.
rUTviOLOOT i A lrxulmsle m.dlc.1 mo ( IM
nr furftiftubl. column p'.i.i.4 94 tin
. il. cnRtli.g..uu 111. limural,
HAHHIAuE. )iuur.li.dioitK)rviMUui'i'Hb. Mt(
, Mrrlg, liiUiitlni.du,nutliIk-tln-i,
thi Mysterl.. or BaproducUon, ito. A lund.id
Ih rUjruii .'ir '"ndi.t.M.uliu.lr nary end O.n.
ei.iv.0r iiurbvthHici, Includlii. k.i furii.iuf irlr
vate. Vi.i'.Uiiil CbrouioSiin.r.uf UithVtct, Hit
aitwu ef ar.y Abut, ua In. xiu.l iltui .i.a II. e tu.
. ut xcki tiij .lu-r inarrlgf, Iruilni louie.
uianinucr .mo uupot.noy-a prlv.i. towmuuri-th.
unrriW .ii,4uH.touU'uiu..ili g ui.ril.ie. tin, . unit
uKtwlrci1lButnt,l)ullirntui.,y puiiultr mtdu.l uuik
liuiutjrvui K ,P!'',M eiltat abut. tlUiHt.
fri.tVHP.'','!'g,l''''ul'4l JittX I.M. A Win.
riWtMalMliuviutwirnnHiilur p.raaterrh.a, at-,
of waMuU of Ihf ilwr. uri. MnTlnMUdrtpr on
f llama. Alto mui
R. SMYTH CO.,
Wholesale an1 RUil Dealers In
Foreign suad Domestio
WINKft OF AM. KIND,
Nt. 00 Ohio Levee,
TKSSllT. -UYTit ft CO. hare ron.Unllv
A.YL a lariro .tw.k nf lh Iwtl utul it. iiu. in.r.
ket, and give especial attention to the H holwiiil.
ranr.n oi me misini-e
Tho Undersigned Having Qivon
up ino '
Is now Froparcd to Furnish loo
At prices that will Compare Fav
or a oiy wan any uealer. He
will now Devoto his a ten
tion Entirely to his
Oorner TdUcbtli. SBtro-Bt.
Wat. WKTZEL. Prodetor.
A TltUSTT watch lept tiifttu and day for
train and .teamuoat".
Tli but of accommodations for transient
rihji at Two Dollar. iwrUuv. 3-lb-lf
M IIULLNALi: 4JtO KKN.
STRATTON & BIRD,
AOENTS AMERICAN POWDER CO.
57 Ohio Levee.
Q. D WILLIAMSON,
Ifo. 78 OHIO LEVEE.
SI'KCIAL attention given toconilpinienta and
fAINT AND Oil,
B. F. PARKER,
c?aints, Oils, Varnishes,
Wall Paper, Window Glass, Win
dow Shades, 60.
Always 011 Land, the celebrated Illuminating
Oornor Eleytatb Street and Washlag.
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
BINDER AND BLANK BOOK
htlletin Buildlnsr; Corner Twelfth Street
and Waahiairtftn Avenue,
tf Couitr and Ballroad Work epeelalty
be (faif 0
OHet, uAlatlxj. 3BMlld.lr. Osmtt TwtlftX tM tnl
CAIRO; ILLINOIS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5,. 1875.
TheEi)Hr ACt or, the atlr of Tlmf .
XmtU r. TAYtOH
Oh, a wonderful atrrnm la thr river of Tim,
a It run. through the realm of tcari.
With a r.iilttem rhyltim and u mulcal rhyme,
Anl a tirimili-rkwiT and a mrKuMlmc,
An It lilenda Willi theOrcun of Year.
How the winter arc drifllns, like tlnkn of
And the summer, like bud bttwrtn,
And the ear In the aheaf-ao they come and
On thurirer'a brraat with IM ebb and flow,
Aa It glide In (he Oiadow nud ln.rn.
'f iH-re'a a nwslrul ut up the rlrer of Tlmr,
Where the wilt it of aim are playing!
Tnrra'a cloudlet. ky and a troiical clime,
And a eong w aweet a a vewrcjiiiiie,
And the June with the lto.es are staying.
And the damn of Dili Ijle lathe UNg Ago,
And We burr our irataim rharai
There are browa or braulr aod tioaoma of
They are heap of dun!, but we loved tliem r I
There ure trinket and traiae of hair
Th-re arefrogment'i of enng that nobody tinge,
And a l turf ,.ran Infnnt'iiiitiiieri
There' a lute uii-wejit and a harp without
There arc broken vow. and piece of rings,
And thegarinenta that the OMd to wear.
There arc hand, that are waved when the fjirx
llv the Mirage l llfu-d In air:
And we aoiuetinicit hear, through the turbulent
Sweet vol cm we heard In the daya gone before,
When the wind down the river i lair.
GRANT'S LONGEST SPEECH.
Wtoat He Jotted Down ad Kend to
ttar Army of TrnnMHtce1.
CoMit.tDts : It alwuysan'orti" mc tnucli
ruiillcutlou to incut my ojiiirmk-4 in
arms ol' ton mid foiirtecii ywirs ago, aiitl
tu lull over iigain from iiiviuory the trials
and liuriisliilM u! thosu (Jays 01 hanl.-liiiii'
llllpOfctll for tilt' prfM-TVlltloll 1111(1 IMTH;t-
iiution 01 our irtr iiistiiutlons. vit'bo
liurud tla-ii. unit wu bulk-vt now. tlmt vt
liavu it KovtTiiUH'iit wortli IlL'hllnjf for
aiiu, 11 iki-u ix', iiyiiijr ipr. now iininv
of our comrade paid tliu lalti-r prloo lo'r
our iret'rvtil Union. Ltt their licroKiu
and eacrilkf Ihj ver ffrt-fii in our mem
ory. Ltt not lilt- rwuli of their eacrificu
he dfatroyitl. The Union and liit Irtv
Institutions lor whlcli thi-y died shotilu
be held more dear lor their sacrillces. We
will not deny to any of
1 1 lose who rotiirlit against us
any privileQ u..der the Government
which we eiaiin for ourselves. On the
contrary we welcome all Mich who come
forward in good faith to help build up
the waste places mid to perpetuate our in-i-tltiitlons
against all enemies, as brothers
in full interet with us in a common her-iU-L'e.
but we are not nreiiared to anolo-
L'lzu for tho part we took iu the war. It
is to be hotted that like trials will ncv. r
a'ain befall our country. In this centl
uiijnt uo cla-s of ionle can more hearti
ly Join than the koldlers who eubulm-d
to the daiitfen, trial, and hardtups o!
the cam n and the battle Hld. on wlilcli-
evcr tlui-he lourlit no cJa.sol M-opIe
an more lutereated in ituardluir uiruiuiit
a reCiirretiCH ol those day.. I.ei us then
DeRin oy guaniin aguum every enemy
iiiiiaifiuiiuie pioaiierny ot ireo npul)-
1 do not brim.' Into this assemblage nol.
Itlcs, ct-rtainly not uartisan noliile. but
it is a lair tilUiect for the soldiers in their
deliberations tu consider what mav be
nieetsary to Hturo the prize lor which
they t'Mitlcd. In a republic like ours,
when 1 1 citizen U the sovereign and Ihe
olllci 1 1 ie servant ; where no power is
t'Xcrc.auU except by the will ol the peo
ple, it is important that the foverigu, the
people, Miould foster intcllltfeiicc that
intelligence whleh Is to preserve u. as 11
tree nation. If wu are to Imve another
coniet hi the near In: tire of our national
exUteuoc. 1 predict that the dividing liuu
will not be Mason and Dixon's, hut be
tween patriotism mid Intel llgeuce 011 the
one side and superstition, atiib tiou, and
Ignorance 011 the other. Now, the cen
tennial year of our national existence I
believe Is a good time to begin the work
of strengthening the foundation o! the
structure commented by our patriotic
forefathers one hundred years ago at Lex
ington. Let us all lubor to aid all needful
guarantees for the seeurityol free tliotiglit,
free speech, a Ireo press, pure morals,
uufidiered religious sentiments, and of
equal rights mid privileges to all men,
irrespective of nationality, color, or reli
gion ; ciicouriigcfrce schools, and resolve
that not one dollar appropriated for their
support shall be iipnmpnatcd to the sup
port of any sectarian schools ; resolve
that neither the State or nation, or both
combined, shall suppoit Institutions ol
learning other than those sulllcient to
atlortl to every child gtowintr up In the
laud the opportunity of n good common
school education, unmixed with sectarian,
pagan, or atheistical dogmas. Leave the
matter of religion to the lanilly nltar, the
chnrch.nud the private school, supported
entirely by private contributions. Keep
the church uud the State lorever separate.
With these safeguards I believe tue but
tles which created the Army of the Ten
nessee will not have been fought iu vain.
I Carthago (111,) Gazette
Two weeks ago we alluded to state
ments made by two ex-convicts of tho
penitentiary, charging the deputy war
dens with cruelly towards prisoners, uud
alleging that one of thetn, Hall, man
aged to keep these cruel practices from the
knowledge of the Warden and Commis
sioners. We then stated that these state
ments were not entitled to credit, and
would not have alluded to the matter at
all had it not been that wo saw In so Re
spectable Journal as tho Qulncy IrVu'e
comments which reflected 11 11011 the com
potency of the officers In charge ol the
penitentiary uud calling 011 Hie Govern r
to liivi'-tlgate. Our article, however, has
brought Iron) MuJ. -MeClaiiglirv the fol
low!, g letter, which sets tho whole mat
ter to rest
Joliet. III., Sept. 18, 1675.
DtAH Sik : 1 notice an extract Iu tho
Qatettt from within article. 1 enclose It
complete as taken from the Cairo Bulletin
nud wish to say that the cases of Williams,
McCarty, Jefferson and Davis, all oc
curred In the penitentiary before I came
here, were all Investigated by a legisla
tive tuiiiiiniiee, aim uirir decision con
cerning them made public. In the enso
of O'Neal, I was present at thu alleged 1
clubbing, and It amounted to just this : I
Capt. Sleeper ordered the man (who had
been very insolent) to go to tho solitary
Ihe man turned to strike Sleeper, and ho I
knocked him down as he ought to have 1
done. The matter was thoroughly ex
amined by me at tho time. There was
no blood wiped up, or bloody shirts
washed. Duffle's chs Is made out of
whole cloth. Uo took sick, was taken to
the hoiptul and treated, but died of
ptif nmoali, Just loyerai otfavr convicts j
a.iu tutia iiatev a a a whiis
carry on such 11 wholesale system of
A1(I JC' I VUUIII
uriiMiuy, wuiiout my nnuuiK it out, 13
nb'tird, as I can soon demonstrate to you
If you will pay me a visit.
Ills not ni'ccsnry to any anything
about Foot or McCariy. hut the fact that
thev have served terms In other prisons
heMdcs till, and nro known as "old
birds." so well known that the authori
ties of Cairo A-arned them out of town n
soon as they found them there, would
seem to he a sulllcient reason to doubt
tliclrMntomeiitJ'. Yours, truly,
It. W. McCi.Ai:uiiur.
A LOST RACE.
A Msradiwilceil . Bond Cnvrrrd by
One Hundred and fifty Heart
Sevoral years ago considerable excite
ment was created In Falrtnount, W. V.,
by the discovery ol tnue.s of mi old mac
adamized road extending along the right
bank of the MoiiougahelTi. opposite thai
place. Recently the Government engi
neering party engaged iu the survey ot
the Upper Aloiioiig.ihelit lliver, with the
view of slack-watering that stream from
Morgutitowii to Kalriiiudiit, examined
this old road, and from the members of
the party we learn that there can be no
doubt but thatthlsruadfuriiishesuuother
trace of the lost race Hint once dominated
the Continent long before the Indians
came Into possession.
There are traces of the road lor nearly
eleven miles along the narrow strip of
bottom laud betweeu the hills and the
river, though at many points the river,
having shifted lt channel and cut into
the hills, has entirely obliterated every
evidetico ol it. Generally the road Is
covered by from two to live feet of allu
vium, either deposited through the course
of ages by the river Hoods, or else by the
slow washing off the hills skirling it. Its
Width is said to be IllUell feet.
The most curious feature about the
road l that the stone from which it Is
formed appears invariably to have been
burnt. herever the road shows itself
iu cutting the hanks. It is marked by the
black substratum ot uhes. In depth the
broken stone varies from six inches to
eighteen Inches, ol Irregular frag
ments. The material employed np-K-ars
to have been largely composed
of boulders of red sandstone, and
the conjecture is that they were broken
after being made hot with water thrown
upon them. There hi iug lew (if any)
boulder- Iu the river or adjacent country,
the finery arises, where could the matt
rial have been obtained to make this
Al the crossings of the streams there
are no trace oi bridge abutments or
piers, which lead to the conclusion that
tfio streams were cro-sed on wooden
bridges. At many points the road Is
covered with trees over one hundred and
liliy years old, which makes It certain
that it was constructed Ininr before tin-
uuveiu tu me Willie ninii' nun Ihcrn nm
Oilier L'lrcUIIIHlflliPl-d lilirn illiifr tin.
ciue which lead Inevitably to Hm conclu
sion It Mas Hindu in tlioau twrlr uua
when semi-civilized people Inhabited
North America. No one acnualntid
with th habits of the American Indians
woum give them credit for con-trtictlnsr
such a work of art as this.
To tiik Emtok op Tin: W1110 : Allow
me to correct an erroneous impression
Which. (luilhtless. lm he, ti lii'iili ilium
the minds of many through the verdict
or the committee appointed bv the .M. E.
Church, in tills city, to Investigate the
Ilollman-Preiitiss case. I allude to the
false Impres-lon made with reference In
the so-called suspension iiom church
membership of Gen. II. .M. I'rentiss.
There is neither law nor uage
in the M. K. Church to jiistiiy
suspension ol church membership, ex
cept for minister., who can be sii-pended
whiiifouud guilty of Immorality, irom
the functions ol their olllee, until (if he
be a local preacher) the next ipiarterlv
conference, or if he be a traveling preaeli
er, until the next animal coiilcreuee.
Usage rules only in the absence of law.
In the M. E. Church there 13 a law hav
ing direct reference to the verdict of a
committee appointed to try an accused
inemlier. The law (pago IIU ol ihe dis
cipline of the M. K. Church,
say: "II the accused lie found
guilty by tho decision of
the majority of tho committee
let the preacher Iu charge expel him."
The accused. In tho case a bow alluded to,
is a member of tho M. E. Church now
just us truly as he ever wu. The com
bined ellortsofall the members of the
M. E. Church cannot suspend a member
(except ministers) for one moment. The
above Is not written with a view of con
veying the Idea that tho delendant.Iu tho
aforenamed case, is guilty of the charge
for which he was tried, or that he Is In
nocent, but with a view of Informing tho
misinformed upon tho subject of suspen
sion ot church membership In the M. E.
Church. A. J. Kald.
Quixcv, III., Oct. 1, 1875.
NORTH SIDE OF EIGHTH STREE1
Between Washington and Oonmerelal
SIXTH STREET, Botweon OHIO
LEVEE AND COMMERCIAL
Manufactures bis own Horae Shoes and
can Aaaure Good Work.
U fJBB fJU AlAMAfJUU H
THE NEW I0W RESERVOIR "STANDARD"
Great Durability with Handsome Designs, and Giving PERFECT
VA Tin nurr.v
"- WAVaUA AJ X
Excelsior Manufacturing Comp'y
nio a 1 a oi..j
00 a. m.A.11 STREET, ST. LOUIS, MO.
AND SOLD EXCLUSIVELY BY
s-K.:m.- w' HEHDERSOlf, Cairo, Illinois.
NOW IS THE TIME!
Presents For All !
A New Method of Making a
"Revolution in the Dry Goods Trade !M
We announce to Ihc I'lib.lc of fclta,. w,n ntn ,o Cairo
XTo. 142 A 144 Commercial Ave.
A full, Ciimnlct. ana Will Selected Stock of
DRY GOODS & CLOTHING,
talic.' and (ieutl-m-n's FuraMiIng Goods, wbcre wc will and are now .r-.arcd to offer
THE BEST INDUCEMENTS EVER GIVEN BEFORE.
SUTenoSuaM V-1 TnV.'r to f ?h "T' ".ff '"?" Purclu.liiK to Ihe amount
1 . ! "'"". J', 'n lanl, of (.alien Dura ni Tflll boloclncrve Ihe nitura rnnilil-np
herHolore 1-l.c.d In u., .urli,K the public that our bt iffom will U to m Uhe .wne.
wo souoita can rrom ono and all.
HEILBRON 8c WEIL,
Head-Quarters for Groceries ?
IM3IENSE STOCK! GREAT VARIETY I LOW PRICES!
Provisions, Seeds, and other Produce.
Wm. Glenn A Sons
Mi."?' 70' a,", 2 T,,,e , I5IIJISATI.
ONLY $1.25 A YEAR.
y-ILLIAT R. SXITH, M. D.
IlKSIDESCK: No 21 ThlrtwiUi atrett, 1
tween Wanhlnxton avenue and Walnut alrrct.
OKt'lC'K: Xorth .lile of KUnlh atrwt be
tween Commercial and Waablnston avenue.
W. DI7KNINO, K. D.
UESIDENCE: Corner Ninth and Walnut
OFFICE: Corner Sixth ttreet and Ohio Levee.
OFFICE 1IOU1JS: Fromoa.m. 12m., and
from to 8 ii. m.
JOHN H. ICTJLKBY,
Attorney at Law.
OFFICE: At residence on Ninth Street.bc
tween Waablnston avenue and Walnut l.
gAKtTEL P. WHEELEB,
Attorney at Iawi
OFFICE: Ohio Levee, over room formerly
occupied by First National Hank,
QREEN A aiLSERT,
Attorucysi and CouuHelem
OFFICE; Ohio Leu, room 7 and 8
William II. Green
William II Uilbcrt
Mile rred'k. Gilbert
O.Heflal attentlou givtu to AdialraUy aud
BOX and BASKET 00
All kinds hard and soft,)
FLOoBnro, sromo, lath, o
Mill u Tari,
BBS! BJ ffj fj ffj SBJj rVBHBlHW I
ARE ECONOMY IN PRICE,
I SUPERIOR CONSTRUCTION,
QUICK AND UNIFORM
144 COMMERCIAL AVENUE.
BEAL ESTATE AOE2VT.
JOHN ft. HARMAN CO.
JOMTBYAjrotU, MOTUUXI PO1U0
Lndji? fiJSf nUaois Central and
SarUavtera and QuiBoy X. S.
North Car. Sixth aaA Oklo Lars,
r. a. i.vxcii.
m. i. iioivlev.
LYNCH & HOWLEY,
lolleotors and Conveyancers.
OFFICE-At the Court House .
WKOLESAUS AMD RSTAIL.
IK THE CITY.
GrOU gold Very 0se.
Oornsf 19th St. and Cosa-aarolal At
0. 0. PAIX0O.
And ilraler In
flour, MmaomAm MAT,
lime, cimarr, plabtxb,
Uador City Natloaal tush.
I WILL sell In car-load lotc at muvlkntotn a
price, arMlnx freUht.
JOHN B. PHXXXZS
(Successors to John B, l'lilllls)
And nralers in
HAT, COBN, OATS, FLOUR,
TXAX, IRAK, IU.
AMU for LAVLIX ft BAND NWSU CO
:0rmr Tamth Straat and Ohl
Z. D. Mathnsa. E. C.
MATHUSS etc UHL,
FLOUR, OR Am, HAT ARD
No 0 Ohio Levee,
E. J. A Tree. 8. D., Aries.
AYRXS 4b CO.,
It. D. THOMS,
And dealer In
STAPLE AMD FAWOT
Foroiam and Ooaaastlo rmita aad sTats
IM COIURBOIAX ATUfCX.
i. n. cumnxoauic.
PARKER & CUiMISINGHAM.
(Successors to Miller 3t Parker,)
And Dealers in
WHEAT, MEAL, GHAUT. HAY,
01 ottio'uvu. ( OAlliO, IIX1NOI8.
BT"Wp h.v. fwl IK. T a-iw. .V
huue, atoraira capacity s.oiw ions, which give
ua amide (Ucllltlea for storing and .hipping "
C. N. HUGHES,
ONKbul yint-CUM Cbiapaaief reyre
B ATTOJtD, JCOBBII
TS OHIO 1JETXX,