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KnlKlil" of l')tli!ai, in t fvcry Krj
il.ie nfrlit ut I,kII-'"1 meii. in Odd
fAUi' iiuii. - - 'Iowa.
l.hitiircllur Culiiiiiatuli r.
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;inn. Junta iw-ry ThutMiiy night
ijililiuif.iul nti-iuie, littM' II fly-h (T,'M,t
i lull r.iMit iii'i 111 in uirir nil
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I Jin iliM-Ki-llnwV Mull mi Die Arid nnd llilnl
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a CAIUOl.ODOi:, NO 7,A.K A A.M.
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liuiiii" Mull, lorwr I oiiiiiificlul nvi-niie
' v uh,i i. iiiiii nitMl, on uic rconi uii'i
oiirtli Monday ul ii iii'iIiiii.
mason i c,-?v , issss
mnl lillily tiiiHiritii -eim mr ihiiiiki-ip ntis
Inline Airi-nts wonted. ItKlilll.Mi A I I)
I'n rt I -.i-r !" Jlniiili' VViirl, Ml Itrujdnujr
Six $100 Pulaski county lioiiiN. ml
ilui. I''iiiulru of John It. (!ct. at City
National llmik, Cairo. 1-1 1 Of
WlMlll IIIXl 'III.
Dm nml nllrr tlii-i tlilo llio prh-c of
woixl coal lit my yaril, adjoining tin
t 'airo nml St. I.oiils Narrow Oaiiy ilcjiot,
will bo n follow :
I our foot wooil jut conl, 1 7." ; four
foot wooil i-r liall conl, $2; four foot
wood, x.iucil, mt conl, ? I Mi four foot
wooil. cmeil nml Mult, l'r conl, .r ; lllj;
Muddy coal per wUt ton, $1; .aim- jut
two toii-i, $:i 7.; f amr- jmt four tons mid
upward, $11 M.
All good ilellverril.
1-7-lm Ja-. K. Lam:, Pro)i"r.
I'nr Khiii:i mill Colorado.
'1'lic AtcliUon, Totrt'ka mid Santa IV
nillro.ul from Kansas City .Hid AtuliNon
on tin- Missouri river, via Topelca, the
rapitul oi lvana, and tho Ketvitlfiil Ar
knn.ui v alley to Urn Kotky Mountain.
The shortest r ntc to Piii-Im-Io ! 0 ruin I
Cation, Colonido Sprint:. Manltoii,
Pike" jn-ak, and til places of note in the
mountain region". The favoriie route,
to Denver and nil points In Northern
Colorado. Tin- Ik-'I route to Southern
Colorado, New Miwlco and Arizona. The
only direct routo to tin famous Aw
liiau iiiliii'.-'. Tin! Hack and i qulpim-nt
U uncqualed, trains run through from
tin' Ml-'ourl river to the Urx-ky .Moun
tain, uinkl riir conucciioiH In Union ile-
ot- and avoldiii1.' delay mid tr.m
frw. For lull descriptive eltcular.s
iiihk, time table', etc., nildn."
T. .1. Asin:ifix.
('ii'l l'ni. A'i tit, 'I'opeka. ICau.
A rllvcr plati-d No. 9 Wil.on .Shuttle
Kewln Mathlne, iiard (pluuo) ilnl-h,
valued at -K. Will he told at $20dl
couut, on good term-1, and ordered direct
troni the factory.
-Colored and uioiiiiti.il Map- ot the
ltyol Cairo at $J M each (halt price.)
A .No. II WlUon Shuttle S;w lux Ma
chine valued at $7.". Will Ikj cold at.-fl.'i
ill-count, and ordcicd direct from tin;
-A l!ciiiiutoii .-Vu lux Machine -$:!0
oil for e.i-h. Miltahlu tor tailor or
I loot and .-hoc iiiaiitil'.icttiicr.
A ftjle "K," "CIuiikIi, Wancii it
Co.'s" I'.irlor Orun, rlhl from this fac
tory at Detroit. Mit price. iX). Will
Im; -old tot fAm.
1000 -.hift of bri-tol hoanl Jitit te
ivlvcdatthe llru.i.i in olllcc, and lor
rale to th trade.
v III I.
t'ii.v or i iiirii,
colored and varnl.shed, for .-ale at hall
price i.2.."(0) at the IK'i.t.Kri.v olllee.
20,(n'K) note heads :H),(i00 enclopes
20,fW(t) letter heads 10 tv.uu -tatement-,
-'il rcanii hill hcaiU Carli'lu paprr Jtt-t
i ecei veil and for sale at the lirt.i.ntt.N
Kor any of the above articles apply a
he III i lxi in ollice. K. A. Mr i:kt I
LYNCH & HOWLEY'S
Real Estate Column
(iood dwelling liou-eou Walnut, he
tccn 'rwcnty-'ccoud and Twenty-third
Tenement No. 2, on Seventh street,
veit of Walnut.
tore-room corner Twentieth and
i i lliiflne'-s hoiiie on l.evce, lately oc
cupied by Ciiunluvham it Stiiucll.
Winter's Block-suitable for lintel
Ofllccs or IIih1iic.s rooms cheap.
Tenements numbered 4, Saiidll, in
Winter's How. fi rooms each, for 10 per
No. 10 (corner), $12 Ml 7 room?.
Cottage on Sixth street, near Wa-h-liijjton
avenue I rooms SI0 a month.
Store room in "I'llot lloiije," lately
occupied ky A. Ilalley.
--A good farin wltli'ood lioiifrs.oppo
rite Cairo 1 la farm cheap.
A email Mouse wc.t of Twenty
Fecond .street, near I'iue, $1 per month.
Dwelling hoii-e on Twellth, near
Walnut, 0 rooms.
Stoic room on f.evce, abovo Ki'jhtli
utrit't 20 per irtonth.
Dwulllnj; ItoiiH' on Sixth sheet and
I'pper lloor of brick building on
Commercial avenue, above Tenth meet,
Knonifi In various parts nt the clly.
Lands, in tracts to .suit, near dro.
-tr.s.is , '
CAIRO CITY BINDERY,
3. O. XZuolH,
BINDER AND BLANK BOOK
Bulletin Building, Cor. Twelfth Strott
Kl-t,oiuily nn'l Itnllroad Work k fcwlnltv.
MA'I'KH or .itvi:itrisi.J.
rJAII litllii r.ir mlvrttlittiZ, ur due nri'l nr
lite IN AliVAMC
'Irnnnlrnt u-lT-rl luitifr wilt llnifllcl ntthv
rale nf (I o ,r f(ii:nr fur the llrat Iiim iIIhii
mnl fylii ntx fur nr.U iili-iiin-iil uni, A IIU iul
illimunt will Im-in I'tc on atiunllnx niiJ ilUpUy
Churrli, .Society, 1'i-Mlt.it miI Kiiisr iir.lici-1
will only In- liu i liil OA uiltcrli-K'iui'iit'i
For IiimtIIiik Kiiiii nil notliv i On. Nnticfui
mil 1 1 iik' of MitlHlivt or UTi't nli r ' rrnt fur
Noftihcrllii'iiiiiit uill l' iM'driil nt Iihk limn
Locul Buslnoaa Notice, of
ten line or more, Inertoil
In thn Bullntln aa follows:
One Inanition per line 2 Centa.
Two lnaertlotmper linn. 7 Centu.
Three lnarrtlona per line ......10 Cants.
Six lnaettlona per Una 16 Onta.
Two weeks per linn ......U5 Centa.
One month per Hue . ...... ,U6 Cnts.
No Keductlon will b made In nbova
SATI UDAV, .lANl.'AUV 22, 187(1.
lirM Wrnthtr Keporu
Caiiioi III., !. -I, ItC
time ! 11a. I 'In. I Wjxi. i Vet. I Weatii.
Tn.tn. . JM 2' M: ' 4 i Knlr
II :n iA I M i ' .1 1 I ' f.'lomlj.
Jli.ra. , tiv.TI i st . s : U i "
3:V." .ti i;i '); Si ( s I "
lTZritlil. SUlinl i-l U-r, M.S. A.
liall dime, ball dime, cUrnr, Havana'
lilh r, at CoHK.rthwalte A Phillip.
Thr e rooms, fumlOii iI or unlurnNhcil,
to let with board, in the Ilk-lock Iioiim-,
corner iyenth atidWalnut street". Kn
ipiireon the prcinl-ci. 1-l.Vtl
Alleiitlini 1 lli-nlrrn.
We have four do.en Imitation Kbony
Sprajfuu Can-OiH'iicrs, tid;en for adver-
.Mn, wlilch we will fell at two dollars
per do7en. Inquire nt Ilullctlii olllci;.
Ilnr ! IIorii ! Zfor!
I hae Just recchiil a lot ot wotl
horse which I will dlspov of at publi?
sale vrv low. Dan IIaiumax.
Corner SlMh and Coinnn rclal aenur.
cholci' Mluueota potatrx-s at M cent
ii r tni-bel; ami a larjje supply
jt fre-h "roceries nlway- on bai.d
it low price. Ciiolcfl butter a sjHflalty.
12-;W-tf . I.. II. .Mv:t!-.
Kvcrjbo.ly to knuv. tbat the plice to yet
A -riiootli iliave.
A K'o I .-tiainpoo,
A fahlon.ttilc hair-cut,
wr anj llilnx lotbit line,
l 3t the (illANIl CCNTItAL llAIIIIKK-
li -j !, corner Ki'litli and CoaimcrcUI.
ii vif .1. Okoimx aTKi.NKOL'si:.
H'ooil mill (iil.
I II wood by the cord, "'ti 4 ft
wood by thc.half conl, f2 t); inlawed,
1K.T conl, j I M 4 it woixl saweil and
split jicrcord, ;0 W, Coal, i;r slule
tou,jfl 00; coal, two tons !"."; coal,
I or more tons fll M.
1-iMni. C. W. Wih:i:m:i: A Co.
Wc will pay no bills contracted by any
employe of Tin: Ili'i.i.imv. unlc the
same i made on a written order signed
by the pre-Ideut orvecretary of,tho com
pauy, and wc will accept no order.- yiven
by an employe of the, company, lor any
purpose. v hatsoevcr.
C.MIlO IlL'LLintN COMPANY.
November 1U. 1S7.i. II
.Notice or ItniuTviii.
C. Koch has removed Ids boot and
sho'j shop from the old Maud to his
new brick biilldin (one block below),
No. 110 Commercial au'iiue, between
Filth and Sixth streets where he will
keep the bet home made and St. I.oul
cii-Umi made boots anil shoe?, made of
the be-t material ; rood workuianbl)
and In the l:itet styles. All orders
promptly attended to. !i-2:l-tt.
lropoas wlll bc received by the Ordi
nance Committee, of the city council, of
the City of Cairo, until the 2."tli lnt.,
for printing In book torui the revised ot-
dluauce mid laws relating thereto, of .said
ciiy. The tuaiiiteript cm be cen and
character of work reipilred can Im.- a-
eeitalncd by calling at otllin of Hon.
loliu .M. l.ausdeu. lropoals should be
ad'lte-ed to the undersigned.
N. it. TiiiMi.uwoui), Chairman.
Cairo, .Ian. 15, 1S70. l-lO-td
Xollep Sen I'lrui
I have disposed of my entire stncK.of
I'alnlS Oils Wul Paper, &c. In the
building comer of Kleventh street and
Commercial avenue, to Itlaku & Co., tbny
to assiiini! and collect all accounts from
January 1st, 197(i. All accounts due me
to January 1st, ls"C, must be closed up
Immediately. Thankhij.' the public for
past patronage, I would solicit a cumin-
naiieii of the anie for the new firm.
n, r. p.vitKK.it.
Caiiio, III., Jan. 10th. l7ii. 1-20-41
(let Yi.nr 1 c.'iise.
Caiko, Im.s, January 15, 1S7H.
OIIUKU no. I).
Toilnlin II. (Ini.inaii, Cllv .Murlml I
Sin l on will t'lve notice to nil por
tions havluir license to p.iy to do liiisiuei.s
in the city of Cairn, that they niuM Hko
out the snme inMile of leu
days - from this date, all persons
disobeying this outer, you will
see lhat they are pio-ecuted under
tbo oidlimnccs of the city, governing the
liunic. Your.s Ac, II. Winiku, Mayor.
.Notice Uhcrtby given toall pcr-ons do
ing business in (lie city of Cairo, and aNo
to draymen mid teaiiidterx w ho have not
paid their license for UiH year, that they
mutt tako out the saniu on or before tbu
25lh day of January 187(1.
All ilelliinitcnts alter said datu will bo
prosecuted under the ordinances of the
city governing license?.
Caiiio li,i,i., January 15, 187U.
John II, Oossmax, Citj Miirtlml,
-The Delta .:ity Cornet Imnd'd linn
I fiirade promises to be u grand nil'.ilr.
1 Deputy Sbcrift John Hlueli m li.i ic
tiiinul from Sprinxticld.
'leorge A. Haw ley, a prominent gen
tleman of Chhflgo, is at the St. (!h:irle.
lie sure mid come ( the giaud lunch
nt "Our Saloon to-iilglit.
12-I.Vtf I'm. n. llni'iiKt.vs
-Col. I). II. King, mayor of the city
of Jackson, Teiinese, U a guet nt the
Comi; one, eoiiiij nil, and eat ol the
trranil lunch at "Our Saloon" to-night.
12-15-lf l'ii:n. Ilonini.vs.
(.'alaiider's original (ieorgla Minstrels
appear lortho last linn; at the Athcncum
to-ntght. They give excellent jieiform
mice, and nhould be seen by every
body. I (ll'IIIN
Kilty rents, at Winter' nailery.
An eutliely new Kuabe piano cash
price $000 can be bought for about
3100. Apply at the llfixniiK olllee.
Prom a private letter received in this
city, we learn that Mrs. D. W. Munn, for
merly of Cairo, uud now living in Cblcgo,
l lying d.ingeronIy HI at her lionif In
Much Interest Is manifested In the
trial of .Mr. Jamc IC. f.ane, for the shoot
ing of the negro Sto i las, now gulling on In
the circuit court.
l.idles contributing to the enpprrrfor
the leap year party will please send their
donations to the vacant store room In
Dr. WardnerV building on Commercial
im-iiue on Friday, January 23th.
Holders of invitations to tho Centen
nial l.cap Vear parly, can procuro tlck
cU by applying at Ilohblui' muile store
or the residences of Mr. Win. Winter,
-Mr. C. C. K. tio"4, Mrs Dr. Smith, or
Mrs. Wood P.lttenhoiise.
Mrs. '.. I). MathiiM, who lsisltlng
In Kvausville, was ti pas.engtr on the
tiaiu that was so badly wricked on the
Cairo & Vinccntie road on Wednesday
Pace & Klliott have a new brand of
Hour, "Centennial," milled from the
best winter wheat, which, for baking
ipwlltles cannot be excelled, and consum
ers will llud it to their advantage to call
The pay car on the Cairo A Viu
crimes railroad, with Paymaster Oakley
and a safe full ot money, stalled out yes
terday morning for a trip along the line,
foi the purpo-e of making the employes;
of the company happy by paying their
The Ceiiteuulul As-ociatiou will meet
on .Monday afternoon at :i o'clock, at the
residence of Mrs. Dr. Wurdncr'i to com
plete arrangement.) for the Irfnp Year
party. All committees are urgently re
quested to hand In their report? upon
The ladles of Joneboro. following
the emple ol their sister., In tbU clty.gavo
a irranii c.uieo J.eap l ear party at uuu
Fellow h ill In that village last night. A
large crowd was in attendance, and the
all'alr was a most enjoyable one.
Mrs. William Whiter. Mrs. Wood
i:itle.ihou-e,.Mrj. C. W. Henderson, Mia.
M. 1. Gilbert, Miss 1zlo Steele. Mrs.
Thomas Winter, and Miss Annie Pitcher
will act as lloor maii-iirer- at the Leap
Year'p.wty, to ha given by the l.nlle'
Centennial ASsocI ttlon at the St. Clinics
hotel next Friday night.
Thevuiilbrtuiiale woman spoken of
in tills paper a few d.iy ago, still loiters
about the wliarfbcuts at the levee, un
heeded and linear! for, and it seems
strange that our authorities cannot ll ml
some means by which she will at least
be furnished with a place suited to her
The mtisic.il talent displayed nt the
concert given by Mr. Saunders, at the
Athcncum on Wednenlay night, and at
tho banquet given to the physician, at
Knight Templar hall on Thursday
night, by the Indies mid gentlemen of
this city, was of the most superior qual
ity, and Cairo has n right to ii proud, as
she Is, ot po.s(.5lng such iniiiclan?.
-Mrs. D. Axtel, wife of Mr. D.
A.Mel of the St. Iiuis, Iron Mountain
and Southern railroad.!- a valuable acqui
sition to the mus.l world of this city.
She won flowing piiil-cs from our limit
fastidious musical critics, by her charm
ing rendition of "I'siiierald.i," at the
banquet tendered the physicians at
Knights Templar Hall onThursday night,
and our musical people look upon her a?
a leading spirit sunopg them.
It will soon ba time for the Mardi
Gras excursionists from various points on
the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, to Mem
phis and New Orleans, to pas through
Cairo. Large parties of ladles ami gen
tlemen of Louisville, Cincinnati, Kvaus
ville, St. Louis and oilier cities have al
ready engaged pan-age on the steamers
running South, to carry them to the
great festival, and they will, no doubt,
on their way down mid back, pay us
a visit and 'See the sights."
Tin Georgia minstrels gave their
tlrst performance at the Atheneiim la-t
night, to n large audience. They are lino
In every respect and give a tlrst class mid
amiHlugeiiteatulnuieut. Of this celebrated
organization, the Ilo-ton TravdUr says' :
"They have bund on us llkeau avalanche,
mid taken the town by storm. The com
pany has made an Immense hit In this
city. All the teserved seats me sold long
before tint performances bc'lu, mid tho
house 1 lilted byu lasJilouablc attdicueo
one rarely seen at n minstrel enter
tainment. The rush to .see them Is im
iiar.illcd lie the history of minstrelsy.
The peiformaiicit'ot tlus hand of real
minstrels arc received with the highest
enthusiasm. They fairly outflow with
rrotesiiud humor, which louche" yuum-
thetlo chords In the audience. U.OOO
people ittlenileil tlieir four wceli's. per
formaiiccs hero. It stems almost sad to
think that their slay cannot be made
longer; they will bo weluun e whenever
they may come hick."
The troupe will appear fur the last
time to-night, when all who relish ircim
ine minstrelsy should he on hand, ii't
sei'Ved scats, can he obtained at Hurt
Grand Master Ol'erly lectiiied to the
Odd Fellows of Chicago on Monil.ii even
ing la-t. The Ti of Thursday eon
tallied the Inllow hi on the "Odd Pel
A very larL'e nldieriee iisenihled In
l arwell hill on .i4t evening to turtle!
pale In Hie welcone extended by the
Odd 1 ellows of Cheago to Hon. John
II. Oherly, gr ind ti uster ol the order In
Illinois. A mimbr of iIih prominent
mi iniiers ul Ilic inier in mis ciiy occu
pied scats on the jhiKorm. Tlie bodv
of the hone was. crowded, mid the ial-
lery was partiall' tilled. A feature of
tin; oeiiiiii.' was th mii'lc. which wa
furnished bv I.oul ralk mid (he "illancy
Mr. Olx.rly, line orator of the eeuing,
was Introduced tif die audience by Dr. .1.
Ward KIIN. He d-llveri il a Inn:: an.) in
teresting lecture i i pon "The Work of
Wildey," the fmuilcr ol (he order in this
country. The ahii of the discourse was
to.how goiuetldnr the nature of the
fraternity, mid tht leason why I'.s work
l praiseworthy, atit the society a useful
and needed organisation. The speaker
exploded the Idi a rhich hai bad some
currency that the orter ofo'hl Fellows h
of very an.leiit origin, and he didu t ap
pear to he very iiind ashamed to saythat
It had Its beginning i s a convivial socii ty
lit the tati-shojis ot Kiiglaml, near the
cioe ol the lat century. In the year
181!) It was Introduce). Into this country
bv Thomas Wilder, if llaltlmore. who
gave it a new character, and transformed
I .1 !..! ..I.. I. 1. ... J ... , . ..
iiiu sun n i inn hud iv jirai moral unii
r.harlUble organlJition. Almost nil ol
the orderof Odd Fellows wa ivxptessed
In the words of Its motto, "Friendship,
Lovn and Truth." It was founded upon
the Idea that nirurecatiil human elt'ort
could accomplish more lorjfood than In
dividual exertions. The order sought to
nniln the efforts of wi hi working good
to their lellow. Its loveanil sympathy
wn that which mourned over 6iiflerlng.
which ran to relieve distress, and de
lighted hi succoring the widow and the
fatherless. The order also endeavored
to Instill Into the heart such truths ns
will rescue thn'inlnd trom prejudice.
Whatever was Ik-si In mor.ili or religion
tint order accepted ; but it was bound by
the tenet of no school or sect. The
speaker spoke at considerable length ou
the benevolent work of the order, and
read some interesting statistics showing
that In the year 1ST I the order expanded
Im Its various charities thefuin off 1.52!,.
SG4 1.1. while during the last decade the
money disbursed In its benevolent work
reached a grand total of over $15,000,000.
The speaker refuted some of the objec
tions that are urged nKainst the fratern
ity, pointed out the lmportanxviart which
It mid similar organizations are iit-uhied
to cut In the work ot the future, and con
cluded his Interektlnir effort with a glow
Inir tribute to the cnaractcr of Thomas
State or Illinois, )
l)fcir. or PrnLic Ixsthlctio.Vj V
Sit.int.i-ii:lii, Jan., 1S70. J
At a meetlngof the State Teachers' As
sociation, held at Jfock Island. Dec. 28tli
mid 2'.'th, 175, the following gentlemen
s. .i. Mier.jspringiictci ; .i. .!. (iregory,
i.ii.'iiupaigii ; .i. i.. i icK.-iru, .nicago;
David A. Wallace, Monmouth, and J. A.
Sewall, Normal were appointed to act
as an executive committee to manage the
educational exhibit of the State ut the
The committee have selcetid the Hon.
Hielby M. Cullom, of Snrlngtleld, as
their treasurer, to whom all the moneys
collected shordd be remitted ; for which
a receipt will be returned by him.
The amount of money named at a for
mer meeting held In Chicago ns neces
sary, I- $10,000, and the various counties
areaked by the committee to contrib
ute In proportion to the population ol
each, as show n by the census of 1S70.
The minimum asesment for your
enmity is Ixty dollar;, mm It is ear
nestly liopcn uiai mis umoiiui win oe
rut-cd and turwarded at once. This
inonev will be u-ed exclusively In pre
paring and scmlini.' material to Philadel
phia, hi arranging it ou arrival within the
-pace allotted, and in paying the ex-pcit-e
i no salary to bo paid.) ot persons
elected to take charge of the -ame when
In Its proper place.
Sixty dollars Is tlie inlumum amount
your county should contribute ; but It Is
iiop .-d you will be able to do more, as
tone.- ol the counties may not raise the
amount assessed, and others cannot be
reached In the time allotted todo the
work, a; everything must be prepared
and hi position before the llrst day of
April next. We tbcrclore urge that the
money bu lorn aided at the earliest date
posslCile, that expenditures may be gov
erned by the mean furiiMied.
If couutysupcrhitendents, teachers and
others interested In tliN great enterprise,
will each do a little, the whole amount
ban be provided in a short time, and the
work lie commenced now.
Nothing can be done without the
money, hence the need ol prompt action.
There is much to be done uud the'thne Is
short. We must strike 711fA, mre uud
siioiig. If we make 11 success worthy
our State, ami worthy the august
As methods I'or raising money we
suggest lectures. Reading, and exhibi
tion, all ot which are purely educational
If, In addition to the above, each
teacher who lakes an Interest in this work
will contribute one dollar, the slim
needed will be assured. All schools,
colleges, and seminaries proposing to
turni-li material of any kind tor exhibi
tion, rhoidd notify this department Im
mediately of such Intention.
It Is absolutely necessary that the
committee should know the iiumbtr of
schools to be represented and the amount
of material to be provided tor.
S. M. Knr.n,
Snp't of Public Instruction.
In addition to the abovo circular, we
will say : As regards raising this money,
tlieie Is no compulsion hi the matter
whatever, we merely lay In-fore you what
s desired of us; It iciiialu for you to de
cide what shall be done. Hut wo sin
cor ly hope there will be a desire and an
earnest endeavor on the part ot every
teacher of Alexander cumty to make a
creditable contribution for the educa.
tlonal exhibition ot'otirffreat State.
School work from every school and the
county also Is desired. What the Cairo
schools shall do, I lease to the principal
with this suggestion : Variety in the ex
crebes smit from any one school gives u
tiucr mid more favorable hleaof Its walk
ings than Is given when all of Its excr-el-es
are of one kind. Theso exercise
will come underclass 1, ami must he pic
pared on soino one d.ij belwtcit Febiti
my 1st and 15th ; wh paper should
how the time occnpl'il In It prepara
tion, which, by Ibe nd-.s. must not ex
ceed lour hours. Tho nilw ido stipu
late that .the question, not more
than ten' on imV oe ubeet,
h ill ba prepared by some one
be3ldit tho teacher. Most or the work
done In country schools will come under
the second class. Work in cither class
must he done, hi Ink. oil paper SJxlOJ
Inches, with Inch broad margins 011 each
side, for binding. Tlio penmanship
should bu dUtlnct, ami tho whole neatly
done. Write only 011 one ide of the pa
per. At the he-td of eaeli paper the
scholar must write hi lull name, age,
date, district, made, township, county,
State, nt the i toM-, signing bis name to
this stalemtiit: "f Imvo recelvid no help
whatever lu the pteparalloii of lh! pa
per." If the papers are answer. to ques
tion", these question must be sent with
the papers written on the same signed
Let each teacher collect Ihe work of hi
school, maik on each package the chi
to which it belongs, toll, not fold the
papers, mid send to ine hv the 2dlh of
February, so I can have them bound
ready for forwaiillng by the first of
This Is our plan for country schools
and as many ot our town schools as w ill
co operate. We wish to make one col
lection of maps drawn by the sholar,
and another of letter written by them.
This work will come under class 2.
The map may be of any place; inapn of
Illinois and of AlexandcXouuty will be
Letters can be written to any one you
choosc,only he sure they me well w rlltui
a regards spelling, capital, dating, etc
Another division of work for the Cen
tennial, is lor dlrectoi s to furnMi pictures
of school house, our high school Imild-
lug and two or three of the best lu the
county, and one of the poorest, would be
sufllclent : have llwm on good mall card
sue photograph. If the director do thl
work 1 must have Ihcm by the llrst of
Another division of tho great educa
tional army wo wMi to see well repn?'
sented at the Centennial, I the public
press, whoe power as an educator Is sec
ond to none. Will all publisher of
newspapers in this county plea-e send
1110 betore Kebruary 20ih, specimen
copies ot their papers lor the Kxposl.
lion? We also want copies of all book,
or pamphlets, written by residents ol
Alexander county, catalogues ot all In
stitutions, published proceedings of nil
associations, and programmes ot all lit.
erary exercises within our county. Hy
sending ucli matter, publishers and
authors will confer a favor, nnd help sus
tain the honor ol Alexander county.
Piikiik A. T.ivi.on.
Ll.t of letter rcmalnlm? uncalled for
In the V04t Olllee at Cairo. Alexander
county, UUuoI, Saturday, Jan. 22nd,
Hums Una, llemls Kate, lllrd'Oni:
Alice, llishop France, Uoughner Vina,
Cufrey Utile, Carroll Mary, Chamber
Kmcline, Carpenter Catharine, Clark M.
C, Kldrlge Lettle. Kaley Josephine,
Harden Lucy. Haskell A. M
Jennings Kaunle, Knife Lucy.
Lang Kllabcth, Magic Susan, Moore Ce
lla, Mahony Mary, Purcell Kiln, Shitiua
ker Mrs. Stovall Martha, Simmons Mol-
lle, Standlicld Lizzie, Wood Mary A.,
Watson Tine, Williams Itarburn, 'iion
Anna, Watson Julia.
Anghcrt Henry, Allen J., Altrey J.,
Jlecmis P., IJerry James, lllyhop J. II. ,
llougtaier U. K Ilrllloii Win., Clllll
inlngs A. G., Ciarkr J. M,. Corcoran
Thos., Craven Walter, Dais Harry,
Duncan Ciiurk-, Day j'lariisou,
Lllcot Daut, Kills M. D.
I-'orgey 1!. U., Gibson Win.
Haskele H., Hamiiumd Itulns Hicks
lilchard, Jonas K. C, Jackson J. IL,
Johnson I!. J., Kapp Tonej-, Idler
Frank, Kendall F. K., ICclton .1. M-,
Mcllcr Mr., McMnrry Duke, Mott Win.,
Nettle Henry, Xexon Jim, Oliver Fred.,
Owen S. W Porter M., Uobeits 1 1.,
Uepp P. K., K.1110 Michael, Smith
KII.11I1, Steagal Fred., Scriitchlleld L. P.,
Shs.i It. W., Sarbca Tho., Stoker Tho..,
Stewart W. II. I, Trcadgold Kev. K.
Thomas Geo., Vaughn Chas., Woods
Geo., Whalen John, Woodward J. C,
Wollar .las., Watt Ja., Wilkes M. C.,
Person calling for the above named
letter plca?e say advertise.
GKO. W. M'KKAIG, P. M.
STUART & GH0LS0N.
Owing to a contoinplatod cliango
in our businoas, on or about tho
first of March, we shall offer from
;h:s duto our ontiro Btook of dry
goods, notions, and shoos nt first
cost This is a raro opportunity
for thoso who dosiro buying fresh
and seuflonublo goods at lower
prices than thoy havo over boon
offered for. Coino early and avoid
tho rush. From this date no goods
will bo sold except for cash.
Friends) willploaso mnko a notoof
this. STUART & OHOLSON.
All CIii-ohIc Illeiise flnri il
HV III!. Ilt li.
He I located In Cairo, Illinois, nnd Is
till calling on you to be healed. Why
will you die ot old chronic diseases, when
youeanbe cured with so little cost or
money. Do not give It up yet, for there
Is still a b ilm lu G Heard. Cairo Is the
place to come lo be cured of all your
aches and pain.
I am now prepared at my olllee to give
medicated baths, and jierson wishing to
receive such, will call nt my otllce on
Klghth street. No. 22, from tho hours ol
2 p.m. till ! p.m. Also plane baths, hot
baths-, warm baths, cold baths or vapor
baths. Also persons having the con
sumption or weak lungs, and wishing to
receive medicines by Inhalation, can re
ceive Ibe trenlinrnt at my ullli-e, this be
ing the only true way of getting medi
cine direct to the lungs. Also I Heat dis
eases of the eyes of years standing, and
the blind has been made to seo by my
treatment. All diseases of the -skin, I
cure. Fistula cured by me without the
tisoof the knife. If you have 11 emicer
come and h cured. All private: discuses
lu the shortcut lime, cured by me. In
short, for all chronic, diseases of the hu
man system, go to Dr. llullz If yon wish
to bo cured. I compound mid piepuro nil
my medicines nt my otllco. It is said
lhat practice make perfect, I li,Vc been
thirty years 11 praetlclti physician.
All letter nml communications lmll
be ronthlentlnl mid promplly attended to
by inc. Direct, Dm Hrt.r,
No. 22 Klgl.th strct,.Calro, Illinois
Waii Iin-AiitMor. I.'ivkh Itironr,
Jan 21 ,s;7(',
LO WAT til.
IT. ( in.
New Orlnins .
fernti-ttnt. Slxnal Sff Iff, I'.H. A,
Steamer St. Joenh. St. IottI.
" T.T. Hlllmnu, Nashville.
" Mary Hon. ton, Cincinnati.
" Liberty No. I and tow, St Louis.
' Colorado, St. I.oul.
" Garn tt and freight, Pittsburg.
" Sam Ilrown, St. Louis.
' J. W. Mills, Padiicnh.
" (.'anndelet. New Orleans.
Steamer St. Joseph. Mcmphl.. '
" T.T. Illllinau, Nashville.
" Mary Hoii.ton. New Orleans.
" LllicrtyNo. landtow,St. I.oul.
" Colotado, Vlckstniig.
" Garret and barges, X. o.
" J. W. Miller, Prtdueah.
" Carondelet.St. Louis.
liivrit. WK.uiltu and m--im;ss.
The river was two leet four lurlics
Husllicss Is ycry quiet.
The weather continues warm and
The lielle Mcmphl, from St. Louis
for Mcuiphi, will be here to-day. She
li a good boat, and never fall to satisfy
all who patronize her.
The Grand Lake mid barges leave
St. Louis tiMlay for New Orleans.
The City of gulney will leave St.
I.ouU to-duy for New Orleans. Captain
Hutchlnon Is her commander.
Captain ;W. Dick Love, with his
new steamer Carondelr t, paid 11 Jthc
first visit yesterday. She is a good boat,
well managed, and it is our sincere wi-li
that she may live long and meet Willi
The two transfer boats Junius S.
Morgan and U.S. MeComb had a lively
tusscl fiom th mouth of the Ohio up to
the landing ot the Morgan yfterday if
ternoou. The two boats came out ol the
Mississippi almost together, the Morgan
holding a slight advantage. The Me
Comb hud a lot of railroad iron and three
iias-ongcr car-, while the .Morgan wa
light, ft as nip and tuck with them
until the Morgan got to her moorings,
with the McC'omb iilmust ubrejst of her.
The.I. W. Mills came down from
Paduiah In the place of the Florence L c
yesterday. The Lee lias taken the place
ot the Pat Cleburne, while she Is being
repaired, In the Cairo and Kvaiisvllle
trade. The Mills had a Tcry good trip ol
freight for Memphis and St. I.oulj.
The .1. W. Garrett mid barge-, from
Pittsburg, arrived jesterday morning.
She had a gojd trip of freigh', added
considerable here and deputed for New
Orleans. The St. Joseph arrived from St.
Louis yesterday morning early, blie
put oft- u smaM amount of miscellaneous
freight and Went to Meint'k
The Carondttlet, Captain Dick Lowe,
arrived from New Orleans yesterday
afternoon. She had 11 cargo of 1,100
to1i, consisting principally ol sugar
salt and mo1ase. .She put oil HCO bbls
of rosin and SO hbls of iiiolus-i-s at (tie
Illinois Central railroad wh.irfboaf, and
went on to St. Louis last lilght. This is
he tlrst trip of the Ciroudolct to this
The Liberty No. -I brought a tow ol
freight Ironi St. Louis, which she dis
charged here, and went back to that port
ut 10 o'clock in the ullernoou.
The Helle of St. Louis, from St.
I.oul. for Vleksburg, w ill be hero to-day.
TheT. T Hlllniaii. from Nashville,
arrived at 7 o'clock yesterday morning.
She put off 300 package Iron for (.'. K.
Woodward, and 110 tons pig Iron for St.
Tlie Colorado, with C00 tons Irclght
and full of stock, arrived at 11 o'clock
yesterday. She added considerable
freight and 10 head of stock here. She
had 2. cabin passengers, and departed
yesterday iftcrnoon for New Orleans
Mr. George reglom, ot M. l.oiils, a
brother of 15. H. Pegiom ol tlie Jim How
ard, accompanied hy his lady, were pas
sengers South on the Colorado yesterday.
The Mary Houston, from Cincinnati,
arrived yesterday morning at 7 o'clock.
She had'pOOtoin freIht,2.V) head of stock
and 7." passengers. She added -l.' coops
of poultry, and soma nilse'llaiieous
Irelght, and departed lor New Orleuns.
Tho Alton received about 210 tons of
freight, aid departed for New Orleans
The Memphis AeuhncAt says : A
"war of tho giants" of greater inugnllu lo
than any heretofore experienced Isthieut
uued, compared with which all the river
rivalry in these water will bo a pig
mies contesting with Titans. A rumor
prctalUd and wa generally credited yes
terday that Ilia Mary Hell had formed ft
business alliance with t'.ic John II. Maude,
luce the James Howard has jumped tho
trade, and that the Maude turns b.iek
1 10 m Chicot ou her present trip up, so
(is to get over on the Thompson Dean's
week. It" such Is really the fact, the
owners of the Doan prnposo to carry Iho
war directly into Africa by placing Hair
steamer on thcjamo day with the Mury
Hell, This course would inako It red hot
for all concerned, and.lt I to lie hoped
tlit;Mie)i 11 result will not be Inaugura
ted, a Its) .eqtiel would surety to a col
lapsed pocket-book for moro than one
steamboat owner. As- It it, several of
them Imven t got money enough to load
a shot-gun, and they are obllgod to bor-row-
from their wive n .sulllriury to pay
their board b'lls.
Oyster, Fish M '
f.Ti:a-.H 111. lieu.
We wilt sell, hereafter, our good at
the following price, and -"licit the pat
ronage of the public :
nr. 1 Kit.
Family brands, N.r can :ir, cent.
Standards per cm j,-, cent.
Select, imtchi ) cents.
Select, extra, per can fi.'i cents.
Tub oysters, per 100 ......SI 00
Chicago Trout and Whlti...n cts. per lb.
Game, Pan Hl 10 and 12 cts. per lb.
Of all descriptions constantly on hand,
eoiislsilng of wild turkey, squirrels and
Family groceries very cheap lor cash.
TK. AND COKI'Ki:
Made a specalty. Give 11 a trial.
Cheaiier than the cheapest-
12-..tf. Wji. Wi.Mi.it. .lic it Co.
The brluIUty Corntt lUuil will KUeOru1
FEBRUARY, 16th, 1818.
At the Xtw
Corner Tnth and Waahlng'ton Aveaaa.
rnilKltF will be two prlei awnle.l. m gold
a.lieaiteilcne forllie ifnillfnmn, unit tlie
tiiii'lcal nlbiini to the tajjr for the best rtreM-ut-esl
cliurtolfr In ntlendance, the ilrctsion to be
lusilrby tliiinterritnl urlies.
N'en'coiluinei from .! Ijiutu will lir.r n.nt
at I'hll Suiiji's ttore.
i- iicsrnior saieai r. 11. Sclmli', J Mnr
gcr's,!: A W llmler's and Mclitutey' dru
store . l-jl-til
Friday 4 Saturday ETenlngs, las. 31 and 22.
the nr.CAT soctimei
OUItllNAl.I l'M.L-Al.l.Cn 1
As thoy appoarsd In England and Amari
i a, and to 40 OOO people recently In
The tins ou 'Hit-jM' tnys : Tbcy be Ulen
Hie city by storm. The t-omnny nus maileau
linincme bit. 'Hit- rush to see them Is uuptril
Icllisl lu ihehlatury cfliilnblrtlay.
1' T II irmuu .iyi They ure exlraonllnary
the l-est I i-M i- mW,
tj-l'ili-e nf uitmUslou Ml and ;i cent. Ite
sertnl srau ut 1 Hurl man
II Mir.i-nL-mi, till., .Ha. It, 1870.
Wllaie now tnlmnif try siiierlor article
it i-iiul free from all liuiurllii-, twcUlly
inl.uitr'1 for irrati-s ami hoiiM-holiI me generally,
whli li ve ill iltlh,r lu Cairo, on the Cairo and
Vlmi-iiui-n trai-W lv the ear lowl nf.iisi builiel
ut nine ('J) cents (u-r liunhel, or two dollars anil
twenty-live ceiits ti V) kt ton
Wcalsii lime rry siiieilor articteof Nut
Coat Hlilch we will ifeliier mi truck atnixtiru
(!) dollars iwr car a) bushels. I'urtiea nut
wlahliiK a rnr load cm form Club, aa employ
noaKeiiK. wislilnic you toctt Coal at Klmt Cost,
We KUanniteefitl welitht.
.illri- all orders for coal to
Ja.A. VialldJt Co.,
tri-l' Al- M'Hr.l. Ki. , has teams and will de
lllricr Hits nml ut W r car.' I--tltf.
O. N. HUGHES,
0tt lUtauM UftVl.
vroNK but Vlrtt-CloM Compoalea repr)
3 afford, Mommis
73 OHIO LEVEE,
City Nttloail lank IniUUf, na-tUlri.
Th OldeatEatabllaaad Aceaay Im atot
rn iiuneUi reyreeaeiHiaT
ami Sisin-ta for Illea and Uentj. 6Ml9M
I ,wo r.VrsErH,i)tCAMvrWis
Iiul.s-dly. HI. JoerptiMo
I COAL 1