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At touU C. Harbert's saloon, corner
of Wublngton avenue and Cross street
this owning at t) o'clock . 1 1
Buy your Quick Teast at New Yor
Store, received lreih dally at wholesale
and retail. 12-5-201
1 he father ot all Hot cigars, seven
luch Havana filler, for live cetilR nt
12.19.U COWPtltTUWAIT A I'HIM.tlW
We offer at reduced rates, best black
waterproof, at 00 cents.
Haii.nitON A Wkii..
Mew Yrk Ntsrr,
Sells best soda cracker at 7 ceuU per rb
by the box ; also Tery choice mlncc-meat
and apple butter. 12-IMOt.
Two thousand pounds faucy, choice
mixed and toy candy for salo at the New
York Store by wholesale and retail.
New hams, breakfast bacon, buck
Wheat flour, cranberries, plums, ralsens,
currents, at the New York Store.
We hare four dozen Imitation F.bony
Sprague Can-Openers, taken for adver
tising, which we will U at two dollars
per dozen. 1 nature at BnlMi ...
A.llalley has removed to Ills new
store room, 110 Commercial avenue, op
posite Winter's Block, and next door to
the Arab engine house, where lit- will be
pleased to see all his old customers and
as many new ones. tf-W-tf
DKXM OOOM AT A SACRIFICE.
are offering their entire stock ol dress
goods at prices that will speedily clear
them out. Now Is the time to buy an
lefaut holiday gift at an extremely low
New Year's Hull.
Neajabr's-Ball znrKroeft'uung der neiion
Turaballe, am Hylverterabend, den
aiten I)ez., 1875. In plain Kngllsh
New-Year's ball in celebration of the
opening of the new Turners hall, New
Year's Kve, 31st December, 1875.
A ! ria ( Bur.
A. Halley's new store Is certainly one
of the best arranged of the kind to be
found la the city, and what is better, he
has so arranged his prices that many are
taking advantage of the opportunity ol
fered to buy stoves, tinware, etc., cheaper
than ever known in Cairo. Call on Hal-
ley, 115 Commercial avenue, next door to
the Arab engine house. 0-30-tf.
Laaek! Lnnch ! ! Laarh J ! I
Kred. Hofbelus, proprietor of "Our
Saloon," will spread a grand Christmas
lunch this evening. The bill or fare will
consist of oyster seup, roust turkey, tine
pig staffed with the finest oyster stuMng
and many other desirable dUhts. It Is
FrooVa desire to have all hi friends preh
eat, and partake of the lunch, it
Hellbron A Well have reduced prices
on the following articles, for this week
only : Black alpaca from M to 35 cents ;
all wool Empress cloth!) from CO to 45
ccnU ; navy blue and brown water-proof
rrom 1 CO to yi 25 ; black eassitnerc,
from f 1 05 to 85 cents ; kid alovcs from
$1 50 to $1 ; felt skirts from SI to 75
rents; plaids It 0111 35 to 25 cents, and
everything else In proportion. 12-18-1 w
Everybody to knew that the place to get
A smooth shave,
A good shampoo,
A fathlotuble hair-cut,
Or inrtulng In that line,
1 at the nitAM) Cbxth.ii. lUttBKK
SlioP, cornsr Elghtu Commercial.
lf J. OKOHUI lwai)0dB,
STUART L GHQLS0N.
flRKAT ATTRACtloN rOK THK HOLIDAY!
We are showing an elegant line of
gloves, hosiery, collars and ciiMh ; the
largest and most extensive stock of ladles
'ties in the city, together with an endless
variety of fancy goods, bought expressly
for the Holiday trade. All of which are
offered at prices that we ocaiunikk to
be lower than can be found elsew here
LYNCH & HOWLEY'S
Real Estate Column
Good dwelllug house on Waluut, be
tween Twenty-second and Twenty-third
Tenements Nos. 2, 3 and 4, on Sev
enth street, west of Walnut.
Store-room corner Twentieth and
Business house on Levee, lately oc
cupied by Cunningham A Stlivvell.
Business house on Levee, near Sixth
street, lately, occupied by Cross, Cole
roan & Co.
Winter's Block -suitable for Hotel
Offices or Business rooms cheap.
Tenements numbered 4, 7, 8 and 0, iu
Wlnter'a Kow, 5 rooms each, for $10 per
No. 10 (cornet), $12 60 7 rooms.
Cottage on Sixth rect, near Wash
ington avenue 4 rooms io a month.
Store room in "Pilot llou?," Cutely
occupied by A. Hal Icy. -
A good fafm with good houses, oyj,0.
site Cairo Haws farm cheap.
A small House west of Twenty-
second street.near Pine, $4 per month.
"-Dwelling house 011 Twelfth, near
Walnut, S rooms.
Store room on Levee, above Eighth
street) per month.
Dwelling house ou Sixth street and
Upper floor of brick buildiug 011
Commercial avenue, above Tenth street,
Room in various parts ot the city.
FOR LEASE OR HALE.
Laudt, lu tract to suit, near Cairo.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2r, 187C.
Cottage 011 13th street, live rooms, good
cistern, etc Luijiilrcof Dn. Smith
hvorybody and everybody else win
out uitying Christinas presents yesterday
Grand lunch nt "Our Saloon" to
rran rntltlmaru hell ntnitn mi
rinnicru' llaiine, It. '.IM.lt
Choice New Orleans sugars nud avr
ups at the New York Store. 12-5-20t
-I here will be services at the church
of the ltedeemcr to-day at the usual hour
The music will be Hue.
I-or groceries ot every kind, iro to
J.ouu II. Myern", 1 III Commercial avenue,
-Mr. John Q.
llammn was out yes
much Improyed In
He sure and come to the grand lunch
at "Our Saloon to-night.
12-15-tf Fklii. Honir.i.vs
H. 1 Wheeler. Esq., was out yester-
uav on crntrliiti. 11 lu vitruinod .iu t
Come one, come all, and eat of the
grand lunch at "Our Saloon" to-night.
12-15-tf Fhkii. IIohikins.
I he Alexander county circuit court
will convene one week from next Mor
For splendid blankets, water-proofs.
asiimeres and Je.nis, call 011 Burgvr. 121
commercial avenue. PJ-lli-lm.
Wanted A small furnished or tin
lurnisittt liou.;, with stab e room. In
he country preferred. Address. Unmet.
JiL'tLETl.N oftlce, Cairo, III. 12-25-:it
trail naiiiiaorc eUell ov.irn m
e riaairr- liuuar. j i.sh.h
Ladles wishing to purchase under
wear for therueelves or children, cm r,.t
ust what they want at Burger & Co's,
n commerclul avenue. 12-l!i-lui
Miss Powers ot tlic Thirteenth street
:hool, nud Mlis Emcrlck of the High
cbool, have gone to St. Louis to spend
tno Holiday with relatives In that city.
Hosiery, glove, nubias and scarf's
in great abundance, and at the very low
est prices at Burger ACo's; 121, Com
mercial ayenue. 12-10-1 111.
Don't forget t lie grand lunch at Louis
C. Herbert' saloou.corncr of Washington
avenue and Cross street at o'c'ock.
No pajicr will be lsued from the
BcLLtriN ofllec tc-morrow. The em
ployes ol the establishment will celebrate
A large i-tock of ladles', nii.ses' and
children's shoes, of the latest styles aud
Unest material, aud very cheap, are ou
sale at Burger A, Co's, 124 Commerclul
Lost Iu this city last Thursday, a
large cnTclopc containing a number of
notes aud papers that are of no ue to
any uii but liiycolf. TI10 ilnUrr will Ou
u great favor by leaving them at the
BuLi.Kn. office. U'ji. II. Paiiisii.
Miss Itogeis and MUs Thompson
have gone to Vlncenites where thoy w ill
spend a few days with the family of .Mr.
Thayer. From Vluccnncs they will iro
to Evausvlllc to visit Mr. and Mm. N.
Lintou, formerly of this city.
The tastes of the moat faatldlotu lady
can be satisfied by calling 011 Burger it
Lo, wltcn they want laces, embroideries
linen, cull's or collar.-. Their stock i
superb aud complete. 12-lH-lui.
Choice Michigan cider fur sale at the
New York store, by the (mart, gallon
and barrel ; also IC. & w. ncii tiim..
buckwheat Hour, very choice.
10-12-it-iot. c. O. Path in A Co.
Filty cents, at Winter's Uallcrv.
Stuart A Gholson are otl'erlng an ele-1
gautllueot black silks, which they de
sire to close out, nud will offer them, dur
ug the holidays, at first coil. 12-23-U
OU cioths.carpets, and and iu fact
everything heart can wish for, canjbe
found by calling on Burger & Co, 12-1
Commercial avenue, 12-1(t-lin
Found A wallet, containing a small
sum of money. Thu owner can Obtain
It by applying to Robert Adams, at the
Egyptian Mills. 12.22-lw.
Table Uuens, uapWius, towels nud
bed spreails of OV(.ry kind, and to suit
the wants of every person, can i.uimuid
In great abundance at Burger it CoV,
121 Commercial avenue. 12-111-1 tn
Stuart & Gholson are offering an ele
gant Hue of ladies' cloaks, made ex
pressly for them, at prices guaranteed to
be lower than elsewhere, 1 2-23-1 1
E. V. WIIon,tho .eerand wonderful
test medium's last apMarances before
Cairo audiences will take place at Lib
eral Hall this, Saturday, evening at 7 1-2
o'clock, and to-morrow morning and
evening at the usuul hours. tf
Just received from New York 2000
pounds more of those Hue mixed French
candies at twenty-live cents per pound at
Pint. II. Saui'V,
Corner Eighth street and Washington
All persons that received invitations
to attend the Liberal Hall sociables will
please couslder themselves Invited to at
tend the phantom party and oyster sup
per on Wednesday evening, December
Stuart it Gholsou oiler 100 de.cu
''''Mi handkerchiefs at $2, $3, nnilSf
per do,,,,,, . jrrcat bargain. A dozen
of those indkerckiefs would make a very
appropriate i,0lldav present for either
lady or gentle.mu, come early, as they
are selling mpldij 1 2-2:1-1 1
Judge Mulkey has returned from
Vienna, where ho has i)W.u attending
circuit court. Ho Is engtve(j n Har-
kcr-Kiiykeiidall case, as atto,,,0y fur Mr.
For ribbons ami ties ofevery f.,aiie
aud quality, and mulllers uf all kinds
ou should go to Burger Co's, 121,
Commercial avenue. They havo Jmt
what you want, and will not iall,to pleao
Burger & Co. have on hand one of
the largest, most elegant nud fashion
able stocks of dress goods, silks and pop
lins ever brought to Cairo. They have
put their prices down to thu very lowest
notch, aud buyers will llud It to their
advantage to give them a call. 12-10-Im
Mills Morse went to the bagnio at
the corner of Fifth street aad Commer
cial avenue ou Thursday evening, and
got into a tight with three of the lu
mates. Yesterday Morsti was arrested
and Justice Bird lined him live' dollars
and the untal costs, which he paid.
Madame Kent. Cnu-Caii troupe
performed at the Athenctim lat night.
All we have to say about the perform
ance is that it was "can-can" all through,
In fact, Cairo never saw the like before
We are glad that no ladle were preent:
but we think all the men lu town were
There Is no merchant In Cairo who
understands more perfectly the wants of
our people than J. Burger, and on hW
lat trip east, he purchased one of the
most elegant stocks of shawl", clonks
and furs that could be found. Glvo him
a call and look at them, whether you buy
or not. 12-10-lin.
A fight between two negro women oc-
le vee'ahd 'KlghlU'sfrcef ,'' w lilch for a tunc
created excitement. Mayor Winter arrest
ed one of the women by the name of Mag.
Brown, aud Judge Bro'S lined Her
twenty-live dollars and coMs.
Ladle."' and children's knitted jackets
with and without sleeves, of all Imngln.
able style, lu thU va-t and varied stock-
none can full to Ixi Milted, ii the prices
range. Children kicks from ) cents
ladles' Jackets from $1 up, to suit your-
elve. 12-18-lw Humiko.n & Willi..
The citizens of Cairo should not for
get that the Arab Fire company are
making arrangements for a grand hall
and supper New Year's Eve. The Arabs
are never behind when duty calls, and
Uicn they ask a liberal support, in their
endeavor to replenish their treasury they
should not ask in vain
If you want an economical heating
stove for wood and one of the handsom
est stoves iu the market, with Illumina
ted front, buy the Improved Evening
Star which took the blue ribbon at St.
LouI Fair last October, over all others
on exhibition. For sale by C. W. Hen
derson, 194 Commercial avenue, Cairo,
Illinois. 11-21-1 in
.Judge Baker adjourned the Johnson
county circuit court on 'I hursday even
ing for one week. The Harkcr-Kiiykcu-dall
contested election ca'c was referred
to the maUcr-iu-chaneery to take the ev
idence. When the evidence U all In aud
got up In ship shape, a day will be skt
for the court to hear the argument.
The lover ol excellent eggnog
should not fall to cull at the Crystal
saloon, corner of Sixth street and Com.
merclal avenue, where they will llud
this delicious beverage in abundance.
Harry Walker will aho spread before
his patrons lu the evening one of the
thirst oyster lauches that has ever been
set lu (he city, of which all of hi friend
are cordially Invited to partake.
Thu Sclden Irwin troupe make their
llrst apjM.'aranci: at the Athciieum this
evening, in the celebrated play entitled
Big Bouana.'' Thi will bo the 11 rat
presentation ot this excellent and amus
ing play In tliU city, and that there will
he a full lion-c we have every assurrance.
The Seidell Irwin troupe Is one of the
best traveling, as many ot our citizens
cm attest. On Mondey night the "Two
Orphaus" will be played.
The store of Messrs. Stiattou nud
Bird on Ohio levee was burglarized on
-r.u..4.7 ivi,t or Friday morning, aud
about a dozen boxes 01 ia. tolen.
The thieves gained euteraucc to the
store by boring out one of the panels of
the basement door, and passing through
the cellar to the store room above. It Is
evident that the parties who committed
this burglarly arc pretty well ported
about the prcmUes. So tar there has
been no clue obtained to thu burglars.
The most acceptable holiday present
to a housekeeper would be a patent Hour-
chest and bread-table. This neat article
will holt) two hundred pounds of Hour,
about sevcuty-llvc pounds ot meal, aud
the same amount of Buckwheat or lira
ham Hour; contains two bread-boards, al
ways iu place, n rolllng-plu holder, u
kneading trough, a yca-t box aud a bread
closet, and when closed forms a kitchen
side-board or Ironing table. It stands on
cantors, aud Is ornamental. Price, deliv
ered, $r.'. Order may bo lelt at L. II.
Myers' grocery store, or addressed to
J. Powkk Hklv,
12-10-tf P. O. Box 718.
Ladles who have a tate for the beau
tiful In art aud nature, will feel them
selves well repaid by stepping Into Bar
clay Brothers' Washington avenue store
and featlng their eyes upon perhaps the
moU beautiful specimen ol wax work
that lias ever been seen In Cairo. Thoo
who are inclined to cultivate a talent for
this most Interesting aud ilultntful pas
time and accomplishment, will find nt
this store a most complete nsortmeut o1
all the rcmiMtu inatcilals aud tools for
woik iu this Hue. One ot their ludy cus
tomer for such goods did the work above
referred to. Ladles, drop lu and enjoy
the sight. 12-2 l-2t
A very pleasant affair lu couuecllun
with the wedding of Miss Agatha Wood
ward occurred on Thursday evening.
Miss Alice Woodward, ot Lockport, N.
Y.,has been visiting thu family of her
uncle, Mr. C. It. Woodward, for the lust
two or three months, Mis Alice received
a letter from her father ou the morning of
Thursday, post-marked Lockport, N. Y.
The surprise of Miss Alice ou stepping
Into the vestibule of the church after thu
ceremony aud seeing Iter lather among
thu gentlemen there, may be Imagined.
The attachment existing between father
and daughter is a very strong one, and
the meeting was a surprise as. complete
as It was delightful.
Mrs. Chauucey I. Fllloy of St. Lou!
nas ucsigncu a picture in commcmora
. . . . . .
lion ofthr One Hundredth Aunlvcrsarv
of American Independence, which Is
attracting attention, In the left portion
of the picture are two children, 0110 with
Its hands free, catching at huttertllcs
the other with Its hands bound andstrlv
Ing to free them. The right mill center
of the picture represent these children
in out age. rnc winic man lts upon
the uulfoim that ho woie as an I'ulon
soldier, the black man stands erect, the
broken shackles at his feet, aud With
uplifted hands thanks God lor his free
dom. This design has beeu trauferrcd In
to a beautiful chromo by Prang, who has
110 equal In this line ol work, and makes
an Interesting picture. Mr. Fllleydc
votes the prollt ot her enterprise to aid
Iu establishing a trade shool for colored
w omen lu St. Lout. The chromo should
have a large sale, for It Is a clever pro
ductloii,nud is iu aid of a most worthy
work. It Is eleven by fourteen Inches In
size, costing $1 00 unmounted; $1 50 for
copies mounted on printers-hoard
limited number of proofs can be had at
$0 00 each. Copies will be sent by mall
on the receipt of price. Address Mrs
Chauncey I. Fllley, St. Louis, Missouri.
Tim Molanillut antl I'rmbj lerlnn Ar-
rMlm l Jllulil The ,rJ;ll.r"l,'
at tiii: r.risoorAi. ciii'kcii.
At this church the "Christmas decora
lions'1 are elaborate and beautiful, and
peak volumes tor the ladles ami gentle
men who have devoted so much time and
attention to their preparation. To give
a detailed description of the manner In
which the Interior of the church is "got'
ten up," would take more time and space
than we have lclure or room to devote
to It. The pulpit Is covered by a mass of
evergreens woven Into beautiful wreaths,
crosses and festoons, be!dcs a number ol
banners bearing appropriate motto?. The
walls are also beautifully decorated, and,
all In all, thu church present a beautiful
apicarance. The Christmas service will
be very Interesting, the subject of Rector
Gilbert's sermon being: "Ills Name
Shall be 'The Prince of Peace.'" The
music will be unusually line and attrac
tive. AT THK IIHIIUAN SCHOOL, rOL'itl KK.N1 II
The Christmas festivities ot the Ger
man school, Prof. Apix.1, will be the
most delightful atlalr of the season. The
exercises will be lu German and English,
and consist ot speeches, examinations,
recitations-, singing, vocal mid Instru
mental music aud the presentation of
Christmas gifts to thu children and the
lady patronesses of the school.
Amongst the other features of this chil
dren's festival will be two handsome
Christmas trees finely decorated. It is
expected that the school building will be
packed to its utmost capacity! as there Is
great interest felt among our best citi
zens In relation to it. This Christmas
festival will be held 011 Saturday even
ing. Cards of invitation will be given to
the parents of the pupils, to the members
of thu German society aud to friends ot
education. No ucntlemau will be ad
mitted without an Invitation card. La
dliv not accoinpied by gentlemen are rc
qucstcd to bring their cards. Children
will not he admitted except they are ac
companied by their parent or other adult
members of the family.
The children of the Methodist chuich
enjoyed a pleasant time last night. A
handsome Christmas tiee, and a feast of
oranges, apples, candy, etc., w as pre
pared for them, and that the occasion was
a gala one tor them, all who were pre.-'-cut
can attest. The event took place in
Tliurt.toii's block, and wa one long to
There will be no services at the Metho
AT THK Cuuo..k.IUAS cmmcH,
At the Presbyterian churcn Christ
mas tree and caudy festival was hrld for
the little onus Umt evening. There was
a large attendance, aud the occasion was
a very pleasant one. What Is said of the
Methodist atlair may bo repeated tor the
There will be services at the Presby
terian church to day at the usual hour lor
at thu catholic riii'uciu:s.
AtSt. Patrick's and at St. Joseph' Cath
olic churches the usual Christmas service
were observed aud largely attended.
The times nie hard. Money doc not
drop plentifully Into the lap of every
one ; and now-a-days, even lu the Invest
ing in Christmas presents, it Is well to
consider that the interests of yourselfoud
the one to whom you give, are really
best served by purchasing such articles
a are for practical daily ue such things
as have to be bought from time to time.
No matter If they are consumed, they are
enjoyed and the 11-or ot them can but
dally think of mid be grateful tn the
giver. With this iu view, what more
appropriate or acceptable gilt can you
inako to your wife, husband, son, daugh
ter, lady or gentleman friend, according
a you may sulcct as suitable, than
Irbm - .'.,i mid desirable
articles as follows, viz. : a 'box m
fragrant soap, a feather duster, 11 nice
bottle of Golden Lion cologne, a bottle
of choice trim Imported bay rum, a hot
lie of delightful perfume, a French plate
glas haml-mlrror, a live gallon oau of
Elaine oil, a box of genuine "Boss" or
"Columbia" cigar, a shaving outlltol
razor nml strap, brush and soap, u nice
hair brush and comb, a cloth brush, itc.,
Ac. All of these and very many other
artlcles-ifel'ul, ornamental and pleasure-affording
arc kept lu stock and for
h:iu at reasonable prices by Barclay
Brother.' You will be a welcome vis
itor at either stoic, whether you buy or
I'iye Ifumlreil latillcM Heaver ionkN.
Wo are going to sell them nt prices that
will enable every lady to own a stylish
and well made garment. A good beaver
cloak from 52 50 to $2.1.
IU:ii.iiiuN & Wkii..
MnrrlAKp of Mr. Air. J. Itoyrn mill
HIM Unlllr Wood mint-. it Inivr.
cMlug- nml Brilliant AfTnlr.
Tho wedding of Mr. Alex. G. Ilovce
nud Miss Agatha L. Woodward, cld'ot
daughter of .Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Wood-
ward, of this city, which occurred on
Thursday night, was one of the moH dc-
llghtful of the many weddings which It
has fallen to our lot to make note ol for
the pleasure of the reader of the B11.-
The Invitations to tho ceremony In the
Church of the ltedeemcr weie Issued
about a week ago and were very exten
sive. The lowering state ot the weather
Thursday, changing, nbout eight o'clock
p.m. from a fitful showering to a steady
aud determined rain, deterred many per
sons from being present at the ceremony
However, at nine o clock, tho building
was well tilled with the friends and nc
tiuaiutauecs of the bride and groom, all
anxious for the moment to arrive w hen
they should witness the tying of tho sr.
cred knot which was to make the twain
one. The church Is elaborately deco
rated with evergreen for Christmas.
aud the evidences of beauty aud taste ou
every side added greatly to the Interest
of the occaslo.i. .At the hour annolnted.
the bridal party arrived nt the
clinch In carriages. The organ,
under the skillful touch of Mls
ant tones Mendelssohn' wedding inarch,
and the bridal party, pre
ceiled !y Mers. Ph i U nml
Fulton, Uihers, walked slowly up
the middle aisle to the chancel ot the
church hi the following order :
Tlllltll UKOOM1UAN A.VK IIIIIDUSMAIII.
Mr. WillG. Robbins, Cairo; MIm Alice
Woodward, Lockport, N, Y.
SKCO.Xl) (HtOOMS.MAN AM) lllilKE.SM.llli.
Mr. John S. AUthorpe, Juliet ; Miss
Josle A.Phlllls. Cairo.
niWT (iiioo.Ms.MAX ami iutitpr.sM.ur.
Mr. Louis 1.. Davis, Cairo; Ml-s Mitt.
Die Hills Cairo.
The bride who U a petite ami very fair
blonde, wore an elegant silk dres of thu
most delicate shade of moon on the
lake. It was made up thus : a
very long'.traln, with broad Walteau pleat
In the back, ornamented with bow of
The front aud side
trimmed with hMrrlnir
xtendiug the full length of the skirt and
the lower edge i finished with two rows
of knife pleating. The cuirass walste Is
trimmed with knife pleating, rull of the
sam,aud point appliipie lace in neck and
leeve". The Villi, held iu place by the
orange llowcr wreath, was very long
nud was looped with spray of orange
flower; orange flower ear ring aud pin
completed a most elegant bridal dress.
The brides-maids dres-es were mi le-
ton and SwNs nmsllii ; they were elabor-
tely made, and were all mot becoming
to the fair girls who wore them. Miss
Minnie Hill wore pink morning glories, a
wreath, a spray lulling from the
shoulder to the waist, and abtiuch at the
neck. Miss Joslc Phillls wore blue, and
Miss Alice Woodward lavender morning
glories, arranged in the same manner,
aud each wore white kid slippers and
white kid gloves.
The toilets of the gentlemen need 110
description the conventional rules which
bind gentlemen on such occasions gov
erned the groom aud his groomsmen.
As the sound of the organ died awav
the Rev. Mr. Gilbert stepped forward
and read lu a clear and distinct tone the
Episcopalian wedding service. The
responses were made lu it hearty iiiau-ui't-
by the groom and in a propor
tionately hearty manner by the bride.
Thu llrst brides-maid, Mis .Minnie Hill,
removed the glove from the bride' hand,
the rings were exchanged and a prayer
by Rev. Mr. Gilbert concluded the cere
mony which uulted iu 11 life h"K 'l"
tlon Mr. Alex. Royee "l Miss Ajrah
1 nr. wKiMH.sii i;jti:i:.
Nilotic hureiity-llri' ot flic personal
friends of the groom and of thu bride's
family hud received Invitations to the
residence of Mr. Woodward to enjoy thu
marriage teast and bid good-byu to Mr.
and Mrs. Royce, who were to take their
departure on the 12:15 train 011 thu Illi
nois Central road for a wedding trip to
Cincinnati and Chicago.
The refreshments had been prepared
on a generous scale, aud the bill of fare
included all the luxuries usually pre
pared for such 1111 occasion. The bride's
table was a thing of beauty, but not a
oy forever; Its contents ap
pealed to the palates ot the bridal party
so forcibly that Its exquisite, appearance
was soon spoiled to the eye. The bride's
cake aud tho pyramidal center-piece
which adorned thu table were both mar
vels of the confectioner' art.
Alter supper, the guest, In obedience
to some mysterious instinct, divided into
groups of four aud each group found
themselves colly seated round a tabic
provided with the material for ,n social
game. The hour which Intervened be
tween that and midnight wa a very fchor
one to all present.
At twelvu o'clock, Mr. nml "Mrs. Royw
bado farewell to relative and friends and
Cobk'Ulciruei'Mi - ' " ooiuo
one expressed a desire tor an old slipper
to throw after them for good luck. Tho
slipper was uot forthcoming, but the
youug husband and wife were followed
by many and fervenf wl slits, that hap.
pines and prosperity might wait on
them unceasingly through all the year
of their married life.
Concerning the nbsenco of everything
iu the way of wedding presents, wo up
pend the following from the Sun, all of
which we heartily indorse :
In closing, we desire to mention an in
novation on society eiiMuiu v um
dmg. which wo most heartily indorse,
uiufthU was the persistent retUsal ol the
bride and her father to acceptor permit
the aceeptanteof the custoitlary wedding
nresents. This was nMtnted to reluct-
untlv, though, by theyfiiany, very many,
Prices Speak Loude than Words
J. BURGER dc CO.
P.VBrybody Is Invited to Call iin.l
Which Must be Reduced tu tho nsxt Thirty Day.
2. 9, -A
LOOK AT OUR PRICES ! LESS THAN EVER BEFORE
All Dross Goods and Silks Reduced in Price !
Shawls, Cloaks and Furs Marked Way Down!
Wo aro Doterininod to Reduce our Btocu, nnd Prices will not Stand In our Way I
Woolen Goods, . Nubias, Scarfs, Jaokotg. etc., at a Great Sacrifice
Blankets. Flannels, and Domeatlc Goods at Prices novor
thought of boforo. Our Stock of Hosiery, nnd Gloves
Reduced to Lowest Figures, and ttnprecodentod
Bargains in Lamas' and Children's
Kid Gloves aro Offered.
Wlll Price In fluonoo You?
fl so, call on us for Ladies', Missos' and Children's Undorwoar. for
Fancy Goods suitablo for Holiday Presents, for Silk
Tics and Scarfs, and for Ribbons.
SAVED IS MOXTS"? EAENZZ3
Earn it by uyln5& Mnde Shoe.
CLOths AND WINDOW SHADES.
who would have been srliul of thi.tttt
lejjcol showln'r their ;ood will lu iw
way. Hut Mr. IV. is rleht. and we should
be ;lad to ce his example Imitated.
I,it of letters remalnlnir uncalled for
lu the Pet Olllce at Cairo. Alexander
county. Illinoi., Satin day, Dee. 'Jflth,
Ailiims Hell, IturiH Jlnriot I., limns
l.itlla, Hrock ltoena, Col well AnUe, Con-
iiuiixhum Mrs. N, Coakley Katie Cox
10. A., Day KII..1, Dennis A mite, Klneh
Kate, Cillinan Clara, lillsson Lizzie,
lohiifon Adallni', Johnon Sarah, .Id-'
lcr.'oii .Macule, Kinj; Frances,
Kihnper Udelia, McCarthy Mrs. Mary,
Parker Mrs. Mary A., Pryor Lucy,
Itlchard Kinlly, I'oos Mdye, I'obcrlsoij
Harriet, Uobluson Pantile, Kaolin Millie,
lloper Mnhala, Sugcro Kate, Tujrglo
Kllza, Thomson Manila, I'lluian .Sophia,
Williams aeoritletta, Warren Sallie,
Wooten Millie, Warren .Mary F.
Mien Cha Ashbrook Win., ituley
llruce, Mean CIkh., Hlako Ceo., Itrown
Geo. G Itowcu F. F.., llrower Kllza
lirookhart Henry, llradshaw .lames,
Itlalr .las. it.. Hunger John, ltrankct
la., Itrown S. I'., llond Win.,
Ilouchct craw, lllnclc W.,
Hiowu Win., Clay Henry,
Chambcro Nelson, Dau .Ins., Deedrlrk
John, Deeble John 10., Fisher .lolin,
Fitpatrick .lohn, Forshcc Win. It.,
Fricndllnj: Win., Fitch P. T. W.. Fra-
zer L. 1). 5, Green Allen, Ulltttore K. M.,
Gordon miry .1, wrote xioasron,
Grillln .fas. P., Gonlsn Jack
sou Gillilaud . A., Ham
Hamilton v. it., liammcll Patrick, llo
ran liobt., lllcknian Levi 2, Hart .las.
M.. Ilobart II. C -, Hot. F., Howell
10.. Hamilton Ale.v., Hickman A.
.lone Aiirou, Kc'.rhum Albert, Morrison
K. A.., Marshall Henry, Mills Jamc,
McFuilauil .Ins., Martin Martina, Ma
honev Polk Mcllryau Sandy,
May," W. T.. Mom. W. II.
N'uiz Jacob II., Powers Nicholas, Pick
ens Win., Pow Win., ltieo W. A., Ked
man S. P., Koberson John, Kcltcr Mr.,
Hle-! Oniric, Sandusky Win. G., Soiu
iiicrs Henry, Swarthout Kile, Shackelford
Camel, Stone A. L., Thornton T. C,
Widby W. S. (J), White M. M., Welskct
tut II., Wilder Geo. 15.. West Arthur II
Persons calliuj: for. tho above, hitters
win pteno say " Advertise."
Gkoiku: W. McKkaki, P. M.
STl.'AltT A GIIOLSOX are oll'erinj,'
for sale, at tho lowest llgures, it very line
stock of Fancy Goods, such as
Uoujjht expressly for tho holiday trade.
They are aUo determined to cloc out
their fctock of Dnr.ss Gooiw before the
Spilnj; trade opens nml they call atten
tion to this opportunity of purchasing a
lino Holiday Pteseut for wife, daughter
or friend. l-.vj:f-ft
Illili'licrV ami I)rt'rs' rKcliiinuo.
lOlghth street, between Wnshliigtou
and Commercial avenue. Louis Hlat
tau, proprietor. Grand lunch uvcry
morning froniii to 11 o'clock, nml every
evening from t) to 11 o'clock. Will serve
oyster anil other soups roast meats
cheese, tripe, and all line edibles that
the market alloiiLs lu season.- Always"
ou hand the best beer, wine, anil liquors
of all kind-:, to be had anywhere. Cour
teous attention nald to all..
(Jit Nee Tliciii,
.. iiii.J.t Brothers Jewelers corner of
F.lghth street and Washington avenue,
is one of tho oldest and 1110H reliable
business firms iu Southern Illinois They
have thu bc.it of workmen iu their estab
lishment, nml manufacture to order any
thing In their Hue w ith dispatch and of
the finest material. Their stock of Jew
elry Is elegant and Is one of tho largest
anil bet ever brought Into tlm State,
We will pay no bills contracted by any
employe of Tut: Bum.ktiv, unless the
some N made on a written order signed ,
by the president or secretary of tho com-.
piiny, and we will accept no orders given 1
by an employe of the company, lor any 1
(UlltO BUUKTIS I'OSIt'tNV. I
November 1(. 1S7o. it
Ever Offered v Customers
Kxaralnu etif Inuuewa StoOVpt
.". i.','n A ,T?ud'. New Orleans.
lfobort.MItch.t New Orleans.
Steamer Jim Fisk, Paducah.
" All. Stevens, Uelow.
" Fnunle Lewis, sh Louis.' '
" City of Alton, cw Orleans.
" llobcrt Mitchell, Cincinnati.
' .,R,VK"' WR4TI,KR AND ItUSI.NESS.
I he weather Js clear and warm, with a
light wind from the southwest. The Ohio
river fell il Inches. Business nm.i,w
-Captain McCce, of the Cltv ot ITelim.
Is In the city.
A merry Christinas to nil.
The good Lord lias again allowed
the sun to tliluo upon us.
The John A. Scudder came in about
1 1 o'clock- yesterday morning from New
Orleans. SI10 had a ftlr ttlp of pasaen
gers and about 000 tons lor Bt. Louis,
anil put ofl'lSfl bales of cottons here for
the Fast, also took a barge from this port
and departed for St. LotiI yesterday af
ternoon. The Coloal was expected here last
evening, but had uot arrived at dark.
The Alf. Stevens was aground at Is
land No. 1, when the John A. Scudder
came up yesterday uiornlnjf.
The City of Cliester, Capfcin BJxby,
i'!r.'irciliirj)-yetterdajr morning for New
Orleans. She had 1000 tons, and a goodly
number ot passengers.
'I'll .lull. U still ut tl wWI lcwJlnjr
for Vicksburg. She will leave this even
ing, after taking thu cargo of the Colos
sal. Thu Pobert Mitchell went up from
Xuw Orleans about noon yesterday with
about 1100 tons for Cincinnati.
The Belle of St. Louis w:w duo here
yesterday, but had not couio at dark.
The Ahland departed from Clnclu
nail on Thursday with 000 tont ot
laclgltt nud ha good engageineiitslieloW
The James D. Parker starts 011 her
return trip to Memphis from Cincinnati
The Miuutcola lelt Cliiclnuatl on
Thursday for Memphis with a fair trip.
M. A. Kcbols and Lew Schroatr are her
) pilots. . -
Tho Cons Millar will be hero to-day.
She has thhty cabin and twenty deck
Tho Ohaj. Morgan, Captain Stela,
left New Orleans for Cincinnati on
The Bismarck dhl not start from New
Orleans until Thursday.
The Andy Johnson left New Orleans
011 Thursday for St. Louis.
The Andy Bauiti leaves Cincinnati
this evening for Memphis.
The II. S. Turner left Cincinnati
yesterday evening for New Orleans.
The Thomas Sherlock lull yesterday
evening for New Orleans,
The Cherokee departed from Chi
eluiiiitl on Thur'My with 150 barrels
pork, t.'0 barrels apples, 150 barrels
onions, 700 boxes starch, 1500 kegs beer,
100 casks bacon, 100 barrels whiskey,
and a big lot of miscellaneous freight.
The Iron Mountain aud tow left
LouNvllIe for New Orlcuu ou Thursday
afternoon at four o'clock
THREE NIGHTS ONLY I
Saturday, December flftth.
Wlii'ii will lie pi-."1! AiuU3tlaa Vilj't
Ureal New lot Siitloii of the
NYTIIIXU. in cm
lore, ami w km
rvcrylhlag found at
r tor stun.
ChlraKo. SJ for tlrwtrlptlT lUla.
rpllEtutf of brick boue, aontalalac tm
L ruouu, corutr lIUtaMj Md Cedar fMft.
Iiw-n-ir. . u.HlM.