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ThlsMhucopyilghlcd brand o" lio
iitlglmil and only 'Mloss" live cent ihpir
Han-lay Jlrolhcrs Agents. W-ii
The father ol all How cigars, a so.vc.ti
Inch Havana filler, lor II vu cents at
l'J.llMf Cnwi-i-.niiiWAir.t I'HII.MI'J.
fur Itio WrvM)' llnll.-llli.
I'ersniiH wishing uderll,'cinents or lo
cal notices Inserted In Hid Weekly Hi'M.t.
ti.v, tlioiilil'lmiitl In tin' copy by Tues
day noon, of each week.
Aliciillini I Hi-iilcrw. ,
Wo havu lour doon luilliillon Kliony
Spraguu Can-Opeiier, taken lor iidwr-
Using, which wo will sell ut two dollar
per iloi'ii. Incjulru at liiilhitln olllre.
Tho saloon In tliu (Iraml Central hold
will bu lor rent ly the 1st of January
next. Tor particulars apply to
W.m. Wi;iki., I'loprlitor.
A (looit I'liirt lo liny,
A. llalli-y's new More Is certainly one
oft ho best arranged of tliu Mini to ho
found In thu city, ufiil what Ih hotter, ho
has n arranged his price that many art
taking advantage of llio opporliinlly ol
lered to buy stows, tinware, etc., cheaper
than ever known hi Cairo. Call on llnl-
ley, llfi Coinnicri'lal avenue, nct door to
the Arab eugtiiu hou-x. IK'IO tf.
Under Hrothers, lewder', corner of
F.ighth Klreet and Washington avonue,
is oiio of Hfn oU!eil and mnt reliable
busincs firms in Southern Illinois. They
have the best ol woikincn In their oMab
llslunciit, and manufacture to ordr any
thing In their lino with dispatch and of
the linost material. Their stock of jew elry
Is elegant and Is one of tliu largest
ami liost ever hi ought Into tin; State.
The mot beautiful stock of Icwelry to
be found lu Southern Illinois, Is now
on c.Miiuuioii aim lor tale ny miner
Hrothcr. They are prepared to furnish
buyer with any article that may bo desir
ed, and warrant satisfaction. Tlu-y maun
facturo to order watehn, clocks, rings,
locket", and everything that may ho de
sired, and for prollciency lu making fair
work, they t-tand second to none lu the
country. (Jlvo them a call, anil roe for
Ilutrlier unit Drmi rV i:ltniii;.
F.ighth street, between Washington
and Commercial nveiiuei. Louis Hlat
tau, proprietor. Uraiid lunch every
morning from 1) to 11 o'clock, and every
evening from !i to 11 o'clock. Will servo
oyster and other coups roast meat?,
cheese, tripe, and nil Hue edible that
the market afford In season. Ahvay
on baud the best bier, wine, and Hipior
of all kinds, to be had anywhere. Cour
teous attention paid to all. Come and
sic me. U-2 l-10t
A 1'lllr SHit U.
Wm. Khlcr dejiros to Inform hi pat
roiii and Jho public generally, that ho has
now on hand u largo stock of French and
German Calf, Kip nud Morocco, and is
pa-pared to manufacture, lor store and
olllee wear, the llnett of .Morocco or Call
Skin Shoes or Hoots; and for farmers,
draymen and out-door wcargenerally, hi
French Kip aland" above anything ever
olU-n.il In till market. Ill Lusts aio ol
I ho latot style, and ho can guarantee, a
lit anil ali-futiou to all hi patron-.
i.vn:iis iti.iM U.
We will sell, hercalli-r, our f.;oinN at
the following piicon, und soliril tin- pat
ronage of the public:
Family brand, per can :(.' rente.
Standard", tier can cent.
Select, per can Mil-cut.
Select, extra, per can ' ccuK
Tub oyster, per 100 $1 l"l
Chicago Trout and White...! 1 ct,
Uaiiie, Fan Fish. ... ID ami 12 ft-.
. per lb.
, per ID.
Of nil dccilpllons constantly ou hand,
rum-Ming oj wild till l.ey, squirm anil
Family grncej-ics very cheap lor ca-h.
i ha anii l-oithh
Mado a spcculty. (JIou a tilal
Cheaper than Ihu cheapest
Wii. WiN'iHU. .Ik., S. Co.
LYNCH & IIOWLEY'S
Real Estate Column
tloo.l dwelling hoiKo ou Walnut, bo
tween Twenty-i'ceond and Twenty-tlilid
'IVnenients No. II and l,onSov
cutli treet, west of Walnut.
Store-room comer Twentieth and
Iliisliu- hoiifo on l.evre, lately
ciipled by Cnniilnghant & Stllwcll,
IliiiiliH"' hou-io on l.evee, near Sixth
tieet, lately occupied by Crow, Cole
man & Co.
Whiter' llloek-.suitable for Hotel
Olllces or l!u3lncs roomn cheap.
Tenements numbered -1, 7, 8 and 0, In
Winter's Itow, 5 rooms each, for ?I0 per
No. 10 (corner), Ssl'J 50-7 rooin
Cottairo on Sixth street, near Wash-
Inglnu avenue I rooms $10 a inonlh
Store room lu "I'llot House," lately
oecupleil Vy A. Ilulley.
A good farm with good house, oppo
Mtu Cairo Haws lariu cheap.
A small Homo wt of Twenty-.
second strcot.ncar 1'lne, $1 per month.
Dwelling house ou Twclllh, near
Walnut. U rooms.
Store room on I.ovco, abovu Klghth
stri-ct $'.'0 per month.
Dwelling house on Sixth street ami
Uimer tloot- of br ek Imllilliii? on
Commercial tveniie, above Tenth htrcc-t,
lloouw lu varhus parlu ot the city.
FOIt iiEASKQU SAT.K.
Lands, in tracts to suit, near Cako.
SATCIIDAV, ,1AM AltV 1,167(1,
Collage on llllhMieet, live roolil", good
cislerii.eli'. Kuituheof Dii.Smiiii.
Circuit court next Monday.
Tin) public schools will reopen on
Max Holler was In town thU week.
Max Is Jut a lorgetful ever.
tirand lunch at "Our Saloon" to
I'rmli liulllmoro xln-ll J -l-rt ill
Ihn 1'laiilern' lloiixe. ll-'JH.n
The city couiii-il meets lu regulai ficf-
.-loii on next Tuesday evening.
Captain A If. Culling, the Metropolis
Meamboat builder, was lu the city ye-ler-
I. C. lnilhalil, a pronilneiil Mls-I--
slpplan, was among the gnosis at tliu St.
lie miic and come to the grand lunch
at "Our Saloon to-nigiu.
liMi'i-lf Fuuii. IIoi iii-.in-s.
Tberu will bo fcrvieenat the wjveral
chuielies to-moirow at. the regular
So nancr will be lsunl fiom the
llt t.i.miN olllco to-morrow. 'I he em-
liloyeioftho olllco will celebrate.
For plcnilld blanket", water-proof,
eaMimercs and Jeans, i-.dl on I'.urger, 121
Coinmeielal avenue. 12-lU-lm.
W. 1,. Stearns of 1'oinlulae, Wlscon-
tin, wra a guest at the St. Charles hotel
(Jo to tho"Arab l ire Co ." bill
New Vear eye and havu a good time.
Coino one, come all, and eat ol tliu
grand lunch at "Our Saloon" to-night.
12-l.Vtf Fuuii. IIoi iik.i.vs.
Capt. A. .1. liraneh of MlUUlepoit,
Ohio, was In '.the city yesterday. He
lx-Ki'tcruil at the St. Cliarlc hotel.
.1. A. Went., general passenger agent
ol tliu Cairo ami St. I.ouls railroad was
lu the city yesterday, and reu'Uturcd at
tho St. Charles hotel.
Don't forget the grand ball and sup
per to bo given by thu Arab Fire Co., at
Shttl's hall, Tue.-day (', December
Kilty cent, at Winter's Gallery.
Tho masipieradc ball to be given by
thu National Cornet band will take place
at Sclii-el's hall ou tho evening ot Janu
ary 17lh, and promlH-s to bo a grand a!-
XV. V.. .Jones and wlfe.ol Shelby vllle,
Kentucky, ami II. F. lllackinore ol St.
I.ouls were registered at the St. Charles
uu cioiu tw i'i ' " -
everything heart can wlsn lor, e.in;oe
foui.il by railing ou uurger v -o. i-i
Commercial avenue. 12-r.Mm
The linn of Ward & I.ane, dealer in
wood and coal, has been dl.v-ulved by
mutual conctnt, Mr. Ward retlilng Irom
the Unit. The business will bu continued
bv Mr. I.ane. See notice el-cwhero.
Mr. A. Hrady, one of tho commis
sioner of Ma-ae county, and lady, are
In the city, tho guets of Mr. and Mr.
John T. Ilennie.
-I rrili llnllliiiore uliell oj ..K i-i ill
tin-I'tiuilero' IIuiim. II-2S.II
Ladies wlshlnir to purchu-e under
wear for themselves or chlhlieu, ran get
iu-t what" hey Mant at lliuger kv . c s
121 Commercial avenue. I'Mli-lm
A I'up! romity gentleman made his
appearance ou tliu levee )i-Mei(iay
rather too full ol bad liipior for lit own
good. Some of the boys bad a good
tliuo with ubu.
Ilo.-ilerv. ''loves, nubias and scaifs
lu guat abundance, and at the very low
o.4 prices, at llurger & CVs ; 121, Com
(iolo the picture auction to-ulght,
ou Tenth street, near Commercial ave
Tho most attractive plans in tlio clly
is the Flue Ait !;hlulltoii, now open on
Tenth i-trcct near Commercial avenui
1 he w hole collection will be sold at
auction this afternoon at three, o clock
and this evening at seven o'clock. It
Thu ball at Turner hall last night
Mi nut i n.itei . was a success in e-
i-i v seiuo of tho word. Tho attendance
tens l:ir'i. thu sunner i-xcelleni. aim
those who attended had a gooiltimu gen
Table linen', napkins, toweis mm
bed spreads of every kind, and to sun
tlio waul of every person, can iieiouim
in ureal aimmlauco at iiuigei- .v c.,
121 Coiniuerclal avenue. fJ-tn-iiu
A laruo stock of ladle niisa-s' and
childicu,s shoes, of thu Intuit styles and
finest mideilal, and very t-lieap, aro on
saluat Hut tier & Co', 121 Counnercliil
avenue. . i--"'-""-
iii 1 ...
Thu pictures to bu sold at auction In
Thornton's block me superior lo any
tbliiL' ever ollered before. The frames
are eloL'unt. Co and see llicin. It will
lu another placu wo publish u coin
miinicatlou Irom " Commission .Mer.
chant," on tlio subject of license. Thu
writer Is a commission merchant, anil
don't uuderstaiul why thu city council
should ralsu thu lleensn on this class ot
liu!.biess men. and allow all others to
Hew Dr. Norton of Alton, will He.
liver a lecturo on the "Chin cso and their
mi Kiindav uvenhi!?. .Inn. 2il. I hi! Lord s
Runner wlllho celebrated In '.lliu i'resby
(..Him church on Sunday morning iau.
lust received from Nuw York 2000
pounds moru of thosu lluu mixed Froncli
candles at twenty-live cents per pound at
Fun. II. S.ui'.
Corner Fliihth street anrl a.-.tilngton
Thoitreclsof the city an drying
up rapidly, and with a lew day fair
weallier will Is; In gdod eonditlon.
If you want to make jour wife happy
and your homu cheeilul, go to thu plet
in u auction at the line art exliibltlou,
on Tenth street, and buy a pair of tlrxt-i-la
pictures; you ran get llieni for a
luerosong. . 1-1-lt
Mary Not l is, a colored woma,, wa
before Justice Itlrd yc-teril.iy on a charge
of lighting, and was lined live dollars and
costs. Olllcer LalliioiuaUt (ho arrest.
Waller McKco says he Is lu hi hap
plct mood for writing letters and dis
patches, when smoking a "Hons" clg.ir.
Indeed, tho "La Flceadura" um maltcr
of business is a necessity with Walt.
Mr. Winter, al the corner of Coiu
merclal iitcuuo and Seventh slrcct, lids
morning leeched a largo supply of lull
and can oystcis, tn-li Irom ISalitmoie.
Try them; Ihey aio excellent.
The taitesof tho most fa-tldious lady
can bu sall.illed by calling on llurger &
Co, when they want laces, oinbrolderlc,
linen, cull's or collars. Their stock Is
mpcrb and complete. 12-liMin.
A fellow villi a very bloody head
camu wiggling down Commercial ave
nue yesterday afternoon, and when aked
how It occurred, said Hat an uptown
saloon keener had hit him ou tho head
with a liter gla"i.
"What I most needed by tho people
uf this country, nt this lime, Is a good
f cent cigar" say XUu lhnljitri Aeii-'.
Tills want Is now fully met in the "La
Ficcadura" or "Ho" cigar. Hirclay
Ilrothors are lucky lu being the sole
agent for Cairo. 1-1-It
For ribbons and lie of every shade
and quality, and imitlicrs of all kind-,
you should go to llurger A; Co', 121,
Commercial avenue. They have Jut
what you want, mid will nut tail in plea -o
Tho city council completed thu read
ing of tin-revNert ordinance ou Thurs
day evening. It was u long and tlreiouic
Job to bo compelled to sit nud ll-teu to
the clerk wadu through the entile batch
of ordinance, nud tliu councllmeil arc
doubtless tluiiktul that the Job Is over
The auction sale ol Hue pictures on
Tenth street, lu Thornton's block, will bo
continued this afternoon ami evening.
The pictures aru very line, aud the frames
are pet fectly elegant. All lover! of art
should attend theiu sale. It will pay.
llurger iS: Co. have on hand one of
the largest, most elegant and fashlou
ablu stocks ot dress goods, Mlks ami pop
lins ever brought to Cairo. They haye
put their prices down to tho very lowest
notch, and buyers will llnd It to their
advantage to givo them a call. 12-10-lin
There Is no merchant In Cairo who
understands more perfectly tho wants of
our people than, J. Burger, and on his
laU trip east, he purchased oucol tho
most elegant slocks of shawls, cloaks
and furs that could be found, f 5lv l;'"'
a call ami iook at tncin, whether you buy
or not. 12-lti-lin.
The Odd Fel lows ate making grea
preparations for their ball and supper to
hi given at the St. Charles hotel on the
evening of January 7th. The Invitations
havu been sent out, and thu indications
aru tiiat at least two third-" ot those re
ceiving tliu Siine will attend. Tlio Odd
Fellows seem determined to make this
lh' hall of the season.
ltyWi Tffmt an economical heating
stove for wood and one of thu handsom
est stoves In thu market, wllh illumina
ted front, buy the Improved Hvnilng
Star which took tin- blue libbon at St.
I.ouls. Fair last October, overall other
ou exllllillioil. i-or saiu uy ii.m.n-
,1 .. .1 I... t W II....
dcr-ion. r.M Coiumerclal avenue, i,aini,
Though tin contracior, air. i..mncn,
Is pushing thu work on Hie now levcu
along a fast as polbb., ho llnds it up
hill hiis-iiics to make iiiiieh headway
Tho ground Is very wet aud sticky, nud
it Is almo-l Impossible to get a scraper
throueh It. Sixty trains were at work
vrsterday. That portion of the levee
between I he cross levee aliuylie grave
vnnl tiil-'c will bu completed lilr.ilBy or
Theie was a meeting ofHiccaTJTiiTin-
ell last night to vole on llu'adopllim ol
thu re!sed oidlnaiircs, but they wciouot
adopled. An etlort was nuulo to reduce
thu He wise to sell liquor Irom $200 to
St Ml iter vear. and to raise
tlio license on dry goods and oilier mer
c-haut from 10 lo 20. Tins bulng voted
down, when final vote on the adoption or
li-lrcilon of the ordinances was taken
tliev were rejected.
The follow Inggentlemeu caller will
be out to-day: U. A. Burnet, . I
Farker, 1'. Korsiueycr aud John Antilm
II. II. Camlce. W. B. Gilbert, W. 11
Munlsaml M. F. Oilbcit. Dr. II. J.
Stalker and J. II. MeNeal. (ins W illlaiu-
son. IM. McCullougli and Sam Hedinau.
Dr. W. li. Smith : S. H. Foster; . 1!
Smith, Jr. Wu may mention tint the
arils iiH-d by the above named gentle
men were all printed at tho Bui.i.utin-
I'liu new saloon nt :o uiuo levee,
Leo Kleb proprietor, will bo opened to
day, wllli a grand lunch, at nliio
o'clock tills evening. Tim bar will be
stocked wllh tho very choicest of wines,
Honor, beer, ale, etc. The proprietor
Mr. Kleb, Invites all his old iricim,anii
now friends, and I ho publlo generally, to
. . 1 ., 1 1.1 . ......... Inn
call aiiii ucip uiciuseivcxuii um uri iisiuii.
Comoono! Como all! -'t
Tim iuo4 acceptable holiday present
to a Housekeeper would bua patent llour-
ehest and hiciiiMable. Thli neat arllclu
will hold two hundred pounds of Hour,
about sevcnly-tlvo pounds ot inual, and
tho samu amount of Buckwheat or (Ira
ham Hour; contains two bread-hoards, ul
ways lu place, u rolllug-pin Holder, a
kneading lrongh, a yeast box and u bread
closet, mid when closed (onus n kitchen
side-board or Ironing table. It stands ou
castors, and Is ornamental, l'rlco, deliv
ered. 12. Orders may ho Iclt at L. II.
Myers' grocery store, or addressed to
J. l'OWKU Iilil.V,
12-VJ.tl F, 0. Box "IS
:ris carrier boys will bo
g wllh Hie in i n i ill ear
lilch, we (larr, say l the
ineslaiiil best, piece of
woik of llio kli I over beloru gotten up in
charge of the I
wrote thu mill
vrus Olieilv who has
i i.r.ri.v Juli d patliuent,
, anil the type selling
and pre wotlJwero done under Ids Im
mediate supcri'llon. But llio address
speaks for lls. il anil wo ti-k lor tin car
ilers u liberal pkronagr
Mr. Boxfui , late landlord of tho St.
Charles lintel, ls iurchaed tlio Interest
ofMr. I'Miniiiiil Iik-Iiut lu the Planters'
Home, and niined control of tho estab
ll'liincut la-t iwiihig. Mr. liexfonlls
rrcll-kNown td tho people of Cairo,
largj portion of
public us a
man who thduughly iiriderslamts tliu
hotel 'ms'uc'Mud that ho will make tho
I'lanters'oue o Hie best holds oulli o(
Chicago licertln. Wi wish Mr. Bexford
Siiccrs In Ids hav undertaking.
Madane Baler, tho talented colored
vocalist, idoii tie request of very many
ol our citlwns, illl favor Hie public of
Cairo withu rnitcrt at the Alliuueuin on
Monday nlplit n)r This lady Is ono
ol llio most iiu'iitorous vocalists In the
country. Tao-op'ol her race in llio
clly hold her lu lugl oMeein aud speak
of her with intu-li priV. 'I'hey wlsli all
to have an opp'iiunlly to hear
her, so that thu mlille nnj bo
convinced, that the rikiemciits ol life,
and tin acconiplishnuji.s tf which tho
while people have liccl accitloined ex
ehi'lvcly to boast, an. btng rapidly ae
quired by their race.nudyiiuireil In such
a manner, so perfectly all thoroughly,
that the p.ilm is In cinte-nvlth at least a
fair probability thatlt wlllnotany longer
bo permitted to ruiain thu exclusive
property of thoso vho h:vo herctoforu
elalmed It. This laiy, rellij-d Innianners
and veiy comely Ii p.r-ci. has had a
scieutillc mu-lual ducatiou, and slugs
wlth.i precision, wlieh, alded;to;a melo
dious and cxcecdngly well-cultivated
voice, makes her oie of the remarkably
vocalists of Aineric. Thu programme,
which will bu anno need and published
to-day, will embraccjliesldo the songs ol
Madame Bailer, othemttractlve features
Admliou only twuty-llvc cents; re
served seat, lll'ly ci-ii. Tickets will bu
on sale at llnrtinau's, Butler's, Bobbins'
und Tabcr'. The poceeds will bo ap
plied for tho bencit of the A. M. F.
VUERC TO CALL.
rlliil List or'JIioKi wlm will 11
-pl I'liltvM Vi-iliy.
Below wo publish t partial list of tho
ladles who will receive callers to-day
I'hcllst Uiiicompleti, from thu fact that
wo could not ascertain thu names ot all
Mrs. Chandler l.'o'jbius, assisted by
Mi5cs I.u and Klla Walbrlil-'e and Miss
Daisy Kobblns, wilt receive their friends
to-ilav at thu resilience of the former on
Seventh street. Voung ladles inco-tuinc:
... i . J.oUDins und (LiU!? iter
r.ua win receive, aslited by Miss Jo-ie
I'hlllls and Mls Ada HallhW. n n...
resldcuce ol It. 1'. Uobblns. on rie'l
.Mrs. Chas. Galllgiier, with Mrs. Klr-
kcndal and .MNs Anna I'itchcr.
Mrs. V. 1'. Ilalllday, with Mrs. II. I..
llalilday and Ml.-s Clara Wright.
Mrs. ;Win. Winter, with Mr- Tom
Winter and .Miss Clara Watson.
Mrs (3. I). Williamson, with Mrs.. Wal
Mbn I.ula race wllh MN-k Anna Ai-
.Mijsl.ucy Wil-on wllli Mrs, t;im. .
Kyloand Mls.Io-le I'hillis.
MiMbh ilarrell with .Miss .InMe l-'os-
gale, at the resilience of Mr. I.ouls
TheMibses Winter, with MIts l.oui-a
Vlnci-iiimid .lennlii Wil-on.
Mis. Wood liillelilioii-o Willi C. W.
lleniUr-ou, at rceldence of Mrs. I.ilteii
house. Mr.. C. 1,. Woodward wllh MI'S .Mile
Woodward Hud MI .S.illle Culling, at
reslden-e of C. 1!. Woodward.
MUsCanio Hill, rcsldcui.e corner Wal
nut ami I'.leveiilh streets.
last nf Irtiers ivumliiliig iineallill for
hi the I'n-t Olllco ut Cairo, AleXJmler
connlv, lllinoi, Saturday, Dee. J)lh,
Ilrewi rMissS. H.. Carter Ko.A), IM
wards Mauerva, I'aluu Callle, (.ioMiuau
lane, Holer (l ileiilch"ou Mary, iohn-
sou Kale, .lenklus Millie, Lamer Augula,
.Medway Hello, Morrlou -Mrs. Frank,
Morgan .Maria A., Matchuni Kiama,
.Newell l.l..le (-'), O'Xeal Alice, Tut-iain
Klon, .Sullivan Mary. Simpson AiWIinr,
Sniliii i'.uiellue, Tiler Maggie, 'luney
Kate, Willlums I'.lla, William iulla,
Wiishlngton .leniile. ,
llUNTLKMKN ) 1. 1ST.
Augerot Jules U Hrooni Dan'l.,
Hailey 1'. 1)., Harbor .lolni' W., ilell M.
Hrowu Sidney, Camplell D l.olvcr
II. A.. Clark dell M., Cainblcil .lolm,
Corcoran I'al, Cooper Am,,
1' red licks
D., Duncan II. 11., Klftclier
Goodrieli Oco. t.,
I.emlell Waves ilieli..
.Mull. Ilaincr Kliiard, .liihutou
K. A., .Iouu.1 Hill, flnkeald (1. .N.,
ICuhlinan .1. W Klighlel Oscar, Lu-
Vluv Augut, LallneiM. 11., Link Lll.a,
Maun A. A., Morrow I!.. Miller !.. D.,
McK'ay Lute, MHlratli Mike,
Met 111! Tlio., Marlon Ohl-
Olilmaii .lolm, K(v,re.iHkl A., ItuniMiy
W. C, Sturdov.uit '!.'(., Samuels .lames,
Simons .Michael, MinlOi Ii. II., .Smith S.
., Saekett Wni.,T.iu(uier I- ord, Thomas
D. S., Tupp W. D., WllllaiiH A., Wood
ward 0. 1-3., Winter Oco,, Well Lafe,
Whashluglon Tlunn, ouug Aiuiy.
t'ersous callluV for thu above h-Herii
will please say "AilM-rtlsu."
(Jiainni; W. MuKn.wu, 1'. .M.
mi In ol lienl iMiile,
The nudcrslgncil oilers (or sale lots No.
l'J. Kl and 1 1, lu block No. !M. In tliu city
of Cairo, togclhrriwllh a eottiigo situ
ated ou said lots, al a low llgurt.. For
furlher Information, call at thu reslilonco
ol thu undersigned. .Ions- Sciimu..
-Thu Ill n
out tlii morni
T1IK MCKIfSE QUESTION.
, -(iiiiiiiil-oliiii .tlrrrlmiil" AuIih n
I'iiii I'.ii ilm-iit ui-illiiiif .
Lin ion Bi r.i.r.Ti.v Dear Sirt Not n
1 "l"tl eselleinentcxUts incertalniplarters
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Ill regard to Hie aellr.u of thu cllv touu'cil
in ral-ing tlio license to do bii'luess by
oimnlsslou merchaiils to llfty dollars per
year. by that honorable body should
so ilNcriiulnalu against n large and
Inlluviitlal a set of thu uierehaul of thu
city, or pick tliuni nut as their especial
prey, "no fellow ran tiud out." If there
Is any Jii'tllleatiou for this action, I, for
one, tall to see It. Why should they bo
required to pay inrj than other mer
chants? Aro their prollls larger In pro
portion to capital employed 1 1 tliiuk
not. There aro thou who cry, "they
maku their living wllh other people's
money." Well, I would advUu
lli05o eioakur to go and do likewise, and
then they will gain some enlightenment
is to whothcr it requires money or not to
do biisluuss on tli.it plan. "But they
own no property ; they can pack up at a
uioiiirtit iiotleuaud leave." I will again
refer you to thu tax-book, and sen If you
moot llnd therein that this class of
merchants par tlu-ir lull complement of
taxes proportionate to thu amount of
buMues lliey do, and more in propor
tion to prollt', Hun any oilier class.
Now, I maku thu assertion that were It
not for tiu commlidoii business done lu
puit und ilc-C!ll ji..i wnl.l ,.
to-d.iy enjoy the position sho does a a
ciinniL-rei.il enter. and bo so
well know n to the producer North and
tho consumer South. Fuithernuire, they
comprise our mot enterprising citizen.
who look largely to the welfare ol llio
Ity. Witncis their prompt subscription ol
money to gravel Ohio leu-c sonic years
ago.and.lhclr late no less prompt cnbscrip-
llou to help build tlio Mississippi lurces,
when ready money could not be raised
by tho city otherwise. That pushed the
work ahead, andiarosan overllow. Now,
would like to know why they should
pay $50, aud dry goods, grocery aim
other licence, remain as they were. II
$."0 license can bu utailu valid In their
eac, the small men win nave 10 sianu
from under. Thu big ones can stand It.
Don't Ibis look like a ring monopoly, or
oiuetlilngof that sort, belli: perpetrated
by our honorable city council? und I'd
like to know lu wlnJse favor.
Caiiso, I m.., Dec. :t0, lb7'i.
1 'resent Ills Honor .Mayor Winter; nud
Aldermen Ilalllday, l.aueaMor, Nelll,
I'arker, l'atler. Rltlenhoii-e, Saup, Thl
tlowood and Wright H.
Chapter 1 1, of ordinaneu 1, was read at
Alderman l'itleiihouau moved to amend
section 1 1, chapter 1 1, by striking out tin
word "three" and IiiH-rting the word
"six." Motion lost.
Aiu-nuan Lancaster moved to
amUU'l 4U -'-...(or l en nwjn
l iiilu.TR'Wi-flaiat be allowed lift v
eiiiu (oiTur.h dojr UilleU by 111 til III the
pound" and uol''i7nu'r,Mhe proclama
Chapter 13. of ordinance 1, was read
Alderman Ilalllday ollered the fol
lowing as a substitute lo section (
chapter Ifisvhlch was adopted :
Section i. It shall not he lawiuiloranv
railroad company, or any agent or em
nlovo of anv railroad company, to con
Mruct, lay duwu or operate any railroad
track or tracks ou or over any street,
avenue, alley, public road or highway in
said city of Cairo, or hi any way dig Into
or conslriicl any embankment or hlruc
lure of any kind whatever for thu pur
poe of placing thereon any railroad
track or I racks, In any street, avenue,
alley, public, mad or hlg'liway lu said city
ot Cairo, without having lirst obtalnud
pi-nuN-dou from the clly council accord
ing to law, so to do. And II any railroad
company, orany agent oreinployu of any
railroad coninauy, shall violate any of thu
provision ot this section, (buy, and each
ol llieni. shall forfeit and pay to tliu said
city of Cairo ,i sum not les than llfty
dollars nor moru than two hundred dol
lars lor each aud overy oll'eiue, and shall
alo foilelt and pay t said city ol Cairn
a sum not les than two hundred dollars
for each and every day said railroad traek
or tracks are maintained or operated ou
auv said street, avenue, alley, public road
or'hlghway, without such permiision.
Alderman l'atler moved to amend sec
lion b, chapter l", by striking out tho
word "railroads" and Inserting "rail
road," and striking out Hie words "or to
private or public.11 Carried.
Alderman l'atler moved to strike
out the provio to section !, chapter 15.
Chapter HI, of ordinance I, was read
Chapter 17, of ordinance 1, was road at
Chapter 18, ot ordinance 1, was read at
Chapter ID, of oidluauco I, was read nt
Chapter 'JO, ol ordinaneu 1, wa read at
Alderman TblHlewood moved the re
vised oidluauco bu laid on the table and
bu taken therefrom for adoption on Fri
day livening, Dee. Hist, at 7:110 p. m.
rron motion of Alderman Pallyr, council
was adjourned to meet Friday uvunlng,
Dee., :tl st at 7:110 p.m.
W. F. Axi.kv. Cllv Clerk.
DliMitSuttoii ol riirtiiertiliip.
Tho partnership heretofore existing
between Jiuurs K. Laun and F. M. Ward,
dealer in wood and coal, has this day
been dissolved by mutual consent, F. U,
Wnnl reililne- Irom the business, l'urlle
Indepted lo Hie linn aru ru'iiclcd toiet
tlo with .lauicrt 1C. Lane, who will pay all
claims against thu llrm.
iUmiw IC. Li.nk.
F. M. W.uii.
Cairo, III., I)ee.:il,lS7ri. WM-MIt
Everybody to knov. Hist thu place to gel-
A smoiilli Hliavc,
A good sliiimyoo,
A l'.mldouiiblo hulr-cut,
Or anything In Hurt Hue,
H at Um (litAsn OtsNTiui. Haubuk
iioi', corner Hitd'H' and CommcrcUl.
U 81 f J (IKOIIOK Btkinuouhk.
Prices Speak Louder than Words
Greatest Inducements Ever Offered to Customers
J. BURGER & CO.
Everybody la Invitod to Call ami Fxumluo our Intncna Stock of
Which Muat bn Rmlucu.l lu the naxt Thrty Dnya.
LOOK AT OUR PRICES ! LESS THAN EVER BEFORE
All Dress Goods and Silks Roduced in Price
Shawls, Cloaks and Furs Marked Way Down!
Wo nro Dnteimlnod to Reduce our Stock, nnil Pticta will not Stand in our Way I
Woolon Goodfl, NublaH, Scarfs, Jacket?, otc, at a Oreat Sacrifice).
Jllunkots, FlannolH, and Domestic Goods at Prioos novor
thouclit of boforo. Our Stock of Iloaicry, and Olovea
1 educed to Lowest Ficuros, und nnprcccdontod
Burgnins in Ladies' and Children's
Kid Gloves erj OfTered.
"Will Prioo Inlluonoo TTovi?
call on us for Ladies', Missoa' and Children's Underwaar. for
Fancy Qoodu suitnblo for
l ies ana acaris,
MONEY SAVED IS
Earn it by buying Ladies'. Children's
i uur iiouso. ixtruorainary uargains in
iTOTTCTPtrTPvp.TiQ QOODS. NA'PRINB. TOWELS. TOWHLINO.
lii'jlJ H L lIU K u tlvtoii r.nfnSTa, OAnroTUt OIL
i. LOTUS AND WINDOW SHADES.
I'.i r I I. 111.
Steamer dim l'lsk. l'aducah.
" St. .loeph. St. Louis.
" T. T. lllllman, Nashville.
" John W. Garrett and li'gs, N. O.
" John V. Tollo, St. Louis.
" Hlsmarck, New Orlcaus.
" S. II. Long, MlKlppl.
Steamer .Mm l'isk, raducah.
" St. ,loepli, Memphis.
" T. T. lllllman. Nashville.
' .lames atlinoro and tow, Ohio.
" John W. Carrett, Clnelniuill.
" John V. Tollo. Nuw Orleans.
" niuiarck, St. Louis.
llivr.lt, WKATIIKII AND IIUSI.NKSS.
There was M feet 0 Inches water on
thu gauge at 8 o'clock yesterday morn
ing, and at evening It showed 2!i feet U
The weather Is cloudy and warm. It
made several feeble attempts to rain yes
terday, but had not accoinpll-hed It up to
Hii'lucis was tpdet on the wharf yes
(il.M.UAI. 11 I.
The Andv Uaum lelt Memphis yes-
terday for tliu Ohio river. Tins James I .
I'arker will leave that port on Tuesday.
The Oov. Allen has been sold and
will take the place of the W. S. i'lke in
the lower coat trade.
Captain Abe Ilutchlusoii now com
""".r.. ' .-'"v of Q'lcy
llio Mary iio.. u.tl Nuw Orleans
on Thursday for Louisville.
The C. 11. Church will leave Louis
vllle to-morrow for New Orleans.
The Ohio river Is still going up. The
MlssUdppI between here and St. Louis
lias seven feet of water.
Thu Shannon has gone Into tho New
Orleans and Oucchlta river Dado.
The Tom Sherlock lett Louisville on
Thursday morning ut 10 o'clock for New
Ciiptiiln William Hrowu, of I'lltsbiiri;,
has bought the Jto itliley.
The Kd llobbs l having net ii.iw
repaired at Kvausvllle.
Tho Cilyol Alton anlveil at .New Or
leans on Thurrday.
I'ho Andy Joliifon, II. C. aeger,
und Clly of Chester aru duo from Mem
Thu John r. loiiu camu in anoiit
0 o'eloi-k" Iti-it evening, drawing 0 lcet o
Inches front and I feet aft. She had
about SOO tons freight.
Tho HNuiarck got Into port from
New Oi lcans at dusk lat night She had
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over l.liootousoi ireigui. rsuu pin on
lSii lioffsheads sugar, and ICO barrels mo-
lasses here, and went ou her way to Cm
cluuall. A special dispatch to thu St. Louis
ltniiillicana( yesterday says: "Capt.
Harphain, agent of thu under writers, who
returned from the wreck ol thu Mlnneola
last night, reports (hat liyer pirates have
gobbled a largo portion of thu cargo.
rhuhull lies about as lirst roporieu.
Capt. Shallerois aim a wrccuer win ui-
lempt to rccoyer the machinery anu cargo
lu tho hull.
Latest reports from tho steamer 1-ort
Clbson state that about threc-fourths ol
thu cargo has been avni, mro or less
damagud. The remainder from St. Louis
Is lu thu stern, which lies lu sixteen teet
ol water, whllu tho bow Is on logs some
six feet under water.
Thu T. T, lllllman camu lu from
Nashville yesturday afternoon, got
through with her woik hero and turned
her steps houiuward.
Thu weather cocks hereabouts tell
us we are to bu Iro.u up In a day or two.
Thu old year was "ilred out" hut
night at twelve o'clock by thu h-hoys.
Tho bells of the steamboats lying
along tho wharf, made enough noise at
12 o'clock last night lo waken all thu
corpses for fourty miles around.
Tills Is u glorious day for n bust, and
many no doubt will bu busted before
Tin John W. tiiirrett and bargfi
camu in at a o'clock yesterday atteruoon
from Now Orleans, and departed for Cin
cinnati. The S. II. Long, from tho Mississippi,
camu Into port yestesday allernoon at 0
ThoSte. (lenuWevc, now on her way
lo Vlcksburg, Is to go Into tho Vlcksburif
and Chicot City trade, and wu will there
fore see her no more ntound these dig
gins. They are taklug a vote at Cape Olrar
deau.tolluiront ho lithe most popu
lar steamboat captain In the Aucuor
Holiday Prosonts, for Silk
ana lor uiDoonn.
und Minses' Custom Mado Bhoaa
Lino. Thu matters of all the steamers In
thu popular Hue have scores ol friends In
every village, town and city on tho rivers;
but it seems that Conitnodoro itobert K.
i'llcyol Cairo, is the most popular at the
Cape. Tho vote on Thursday night gave
Captain IHley 'J 10, Captain Zelgler S'J,
and Capt. Crane 81.
Captain 0. 1. Sldiikle's Golden Ilulc
has arrived at New Orb ana.
Thu J. D. I'arker left Laulsvllle fo
.Memphis ou Thursday.
The Jim Fisk brought down a lot of
lumber for New Orleans, and a good
trip of passengers yesterday and re
tiirnea at thu usual time.
- -The Capitol City, from Jit. Louis, Is
The Hello Memphis, from St. Lonip,
for Memphis, is due here to-day.
The CHutott arrived at St. Louis on
Thursday, und will rest thero awhile.
Tho John A. Scudder, Captain Car
ter, C. A. Dlx, clerk, Iclt St. I.ouls tor
New Orleans at 4 o'clock yesterday af
ternoon. Mr. True Dodge, clerk of the De
Sinet, was married to Miss Mary Sar
gent of Alton, ou Thursday night.
The Cons. Millar left Cincinnati yes
terday. She Is ou her way to Memphis.
Thu C. U. Church will leave Cincin
nati to-day for New Orleans.
The St. Joseph.froui St. Louls,passeJ
down yesterday morning for Memphis.
The Arlington, eleven days out from
Nuw Orleans, arrived here yesterday
morning. Sho had COO tons, added about
.." tons here and proccedesl on her Jour
ney. The Charles Morgan, Captain Stolus,
with OU cabin and 40 Ueck passengers,
and 1,100 J tons frelitUt, arrived front
New Orleans yesterday morning. Sba
btald with us a little while, and started
out for Cincinnati.
A So. I Laundry.
It Is now conceded that Mrs. Culeajan,
tlio laundress, No, li Fourth street, be
tween Waibliigtin & Commercial avenues,
lias one of tliu bent conducted laundry es
tablishments in tlio city, aud landlords el
liutels aud boarding bound will And It to
their r.ihuutngo to call upon her.
Her pill. aro ua follows: Hotel and
Ixmriliug-liousti wusUlnij, it uauta per
ilo.cii. Koi pleco work prices are
us follow : Siiigle shirt and col
lar, 10c; per dozen 80c; socks 6c; two col
lurs, fic; two humlkercUlels, 6c ; vests 20);
und all guntlt-racti's wear, bQc, per
docn. I. miles' drciiet, 23 to 60c;
skirts 10 to -Oc; drawors 10 to 16c; two
pair hose 6c; two collars 6 to 10c. For la
dies' plain clothes 1 00 por doionj lor la
dles lino clothes, 1 U6 per dozen; done
(Irsmptly, and promptly delivered. Pa
tronigo solicited, .8-31-lm
All persons, ellher men or boys, are,
forbidden to use llruuruison New Year's
day loaded with anything but blank car
trlges. Any mau or boy caught using
any lire arm with loaded cartrlge or mis
siles of any dlscrlptlou, will be severely
punished. The city marshal aud police
ollleers are lica-by ordered to strictly en
force by in resting any and all persons dis
obeying this order. All good, law-abiding
citiens aro called upon aud era
powered to arrest and turu over to any
police otlleer any person violating the
, - , Ulven under my hand and real
4 ai:.w. rthW UOlh day of December,
lJ-Ul-'Jl IIi'.nuv Wintkk, Mayor.
The ((evolution as a base burning
stove for bituminous coal, needs no puff
ing from the subscriber aud It never puffs
(smoke) ltelf. For durability, economy
ami beauty It cannot be excelled. Call at
my store where I huvu one in coustant
use and l shall be happy to explain It
good working ipialltles, and I will also
taku pleasure lu referring to many par
lies who have it in use, and who pro
nounce It superior to auy stove they have
over used. CW. Ubnohuson. -
171 Coiniuerclal avonue, Cairo III.
1 l-'W-d I lljn
Notice or SSemvl.
0. Koch lias removed M boot and
shoo Bhop from tho old stand to all
now brick bulldhur ("e block below),
No. UO Commercial avenue, between
Filth and fixll streets, where he will
keep the best homo made and St. Loul
custom madu hoots and shoes, wade of
thu best material ; good worknuuualp
and lu the latest styles. All orders
promptly attended to. ' t-JMf
Water roars mm Flaavstl.
Ve offer at raiueed rates, Nt
waterproof, at 90 cents.