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JOHN H. OPKKLY , Editor.
Thr omrluJ 'nll of ilir) Xnllniini !),,.
Thi JfUotiat Dcraorntlii Coiiiniitlee. to
wliomlvlclcptciilhcpsWcr of ilxng llio
time hd pUceof bolilliiKJlibKrUlotiril llo.ii-
nrritlo sonvciittnn nl IS7I), li.tyo appointed
TitcfJay, Jlic l.veniycvcntU day of .tunc
Dfxl, noon, ii-1 lie time ami rrlrtliMl St.
J.ouli ntlie I'liteo of holillnt; fiicli muter.-
Kacli State will lio rnlltloil to a rrpro-oii-tntlon
cfti.il in il jublo t!ie lumber ol It
ion.il or anil ri'tirionlatlve In tbr eon
frc of llii! t'nlloil St.iti's ; mid tbc irrrl
tory of Colorado, wlmio ailinlS'.loii In .Inly
n a State will rIvp It n tuio In tbr next
rlectoral college, Is .-iNn Invited to gcml tltl
rgates to Hip coin cut Ion.
Democratic, Oornomtlvo and otber cttt
reiHoltbc United Mutes, Irrespective of
pat potltlcil a-oclitloii, delrln to co
operate with lUo Democratic party In lt.
preicnt e8ort and object, nro'corillnlly In
vited to Join lnf -enilln;: delegates to ' tbo
national convention. Co-operation la lc--lrcd
from all porons wiio would chatigo
an alinlldt ration tbat lin Mtlleretl tbo
public tredlt to become and remain Inferior
to otber and lu favored tnttom ; 1i:h rcr
mlttcd commerce to be taken ntvnj by for
clgo powcrj ; ba. slttled trade by nnjnct,
uuecpial and pcrniclotii logl'ntlon, b.ii
imposed itmiiii.il taxation and rendered It
moil mirdenome ; b.i i-liangcd grottlii','
proiperlty Into wldc-pnviil piiilritin- uml
want; ba; pipiandcrcd tbo pnbllj lnuncjf)
recklessly ami dcthntly, ami sbamules-ly
tiled tbo power tbat sbould liuvo been vllt
to punl-b crime, to protect It.
Kor.tlieso andjoilicr ic:ioii. t lie n.itniiinl
Domoeratlopittj ilcem;tlic public danger
Inniilnciit. andWrn"ctlyliroUH of n'ctir
liili to our country tbo ble-lnirs of an
economical, pure and frco v'ovciiuiuid,
cordially Invito tbc co-oper.ttlon of tlialr
fellow-clllzeiMn Die elloit-lo attain t)il
Thomas A. Walker, Alabama.
Frank McCapplu, California.
William ii, Ilaiiiiim. Connccllclil
Chariot llcatrn, Delaware-.
Cliartc I.Vl'ykc, Moiltla.
A. it. I.ntvtun, (iuor;l:i.
Cyrus II McCormlckt llllnoN.
Thomas Howling, Indiana.
M. M. 11am, Iowa.
IfaacK. Katon. Kiinsi-.
Henry I). Mcilcnry, IfcLtuck'y.
Henry I). oden. J.oultina.
I. H.-M. Sweat. Maine.
A. Leo Kuult, Maryland.
"WlMam A. Moirc. Ml:bl;;ii,..
William Loclircn, Minnesota.
.1. 11. Sbarpe, MluMMpiil.
.Ino. (1. I'l-text, .Mlnouii. i
(ieo. L. Miller, A'clra-ka.
Thou. II. U'llllniiK. Xrvn.U.
2.V J',S"I' Humpulilrc.
, Tiico. V. JUnUoliiu. New Jcr.ov.
M. W. ltaniom, ifortli Carolina',
.1 antes K. Kollcy, Orcifon.
James 1'. llarr. rennsylvanla.
.Nicholas VanSlyck, ltliode Uland.
llios. . Slmomi, South Carolina.
llliam Jl. Uate, Tcnnesice.
K. 8. Stoekdalo. Tex.
.Tobu poode.jr., Virginia.
.Touu lllalr Horo. West Virginia.
tJcoJKO II. roul, Wisconsin,
'i Jionms M. Patterson. Colorado.
AUGUSTUS SCJIEI.L, .Vow Voik,
,, . .. Clialnnan.
UKDRICK O. I'kinck, Massacbiifutli,
Secretary National Democrat lo Com.
A8U1NUTON, February S2, 1ST0.
With trembling apprehension t tbo
result wc unnotiiu'o tliat .Major .Muiin'n
llr.st trial will coinmenec nt .Mllwnnl.co
"Lkt no gllt-ed'ed man escape," says
the Clilcayo Tribune, referring to .Senator
I.oan. This Is mean, for it is said that
notono item of evidence obtained in ref
erence to tho whisky robberies hax
pointed even by indirection toward l.o
jran. fjlvo tho devil his due.
Conkmxo backed bj; the State of Xew
Vork, nnd favored by J'resldcnt Grant,
will go Into the nejiublican national con
vention with banners Hying, and will
como out of It with his utiiun-ra all tnttcr
d and torn probably.
Tiik Ohio nepttbllcans havo lifted their
voices for Hayes as the proper nmn to ho
made Republican candidate for president.
He will go Into the llopublican national
convention with banners flying, and will
come out of It defeated anil disi on-oliite
Tiik periodicals reprinted by the Leon
ard Scott I'ublishlii',' Co., (II ilarelay
.Street, N. V.) aro as follows : The .oh.
ilon Quarialt, KilUtbunih, Wntminitet
and Jtrituh Quarterly evict", and Una.
wood Mara:tne. J'rlce, $1 a year fornnv
one, or onJy $15 for nil, ami the po-taxe
is prepaid liy the imWIiliers.
Mn. T. W. (UuiMjA, of .Mi-MsMnpLa
I.adical rascal who held the olllcc of
htato .Supcrlnlciideiit of I'ublio Instruc
tion in that Stale, being threatened with
impeachment, tendered his roMguallon of
the olllcc. Like Ut'li. Ilelknap, he be
lieved It to be tho part ol wisdom to step
tlown and out.
An earnest Granger member of ibe
MitMssippI house o ieprcentuties,
lately olicied a revolution requesting tho
fcptaktr to appoint, lu the icorganl.a
t on of the judiciary committee, one.
third of the members thereof from anion"
the farmer.. The .esolution was tabled
by a vote ol jayes to 22 nays.
Till! -MciniihlsTliw;', Um ,,,,
Inst., say: Jlilet Jmw Ai a jt
'Nicholson, ol the Supreim; Court of Ten'
'iickscc, died yesterday at hU Wlu, u'
Columbia, alter a protracted iiilu.,
'As long ago as 1SI0 he was elected to thi.
'United States Senate ; and during I'rcsl
'deut l'iercc's administration ho edited
the Washington Union, then the central
Tin: CuurUr.j,Mmu( docs not llko
Datilel Dcraudo," (iUOrgu Kliot new
uovel. Tbut every line 0 It I, good read
ng and good writing, U.o v,j. declares
hut add, , '..notlWjiS
eom, nothing original. The Joi of
'Adara IJede,' the phi, of Tlio Mill o.
-Iho Flos.,' the gorgeous lemming, Z
pootlo imagery of 'Itomola,' are wautBU
ln theM ponderous painstaking chan
Tin; iu:roitn r i.ori.i.,
Sl.isiundloally, the irronl of Hon.
lohii A. l.oKnn becomes the subject of
newspaper dleiiMlon, the Dcmoerallc
li.'ilierscharlnj,Mliat In-was a Mwsslonlst
nt the eoiiinioiiccinent nl the war, and
the I.Vpiihhrani.aporjileclarliij.' that ho
hai hern a I'nlon man from his cradle up.
Now, It I a well-known fart In
Southern Illinois, nnd Senator f.onn will
not deny this, that when tho war bejran
Ills" fympalliles worn with tho south.
Anion;; his nelj-hljorK ho declared, with
swat vigor or voice and jrestuic,
that he would ipvr lavor tbn
il-d Abolition rrinade. that liN body
would bo found nvwi Ibc pathway of
thennny of suhjitiratlon, in the hou6
of ropivsenfatlycs nt WiWIUukIoii. he
made a speech, after u number of Slains
had M-ecedod, In which, while Iip weakly
comitatted the doctrine ot accession. lm
opposed the Idea of coercion. There can
be no doubt of tho truth of all till.
Tho fact Is, the Loiu or that day wn
n leader of the antl-coerclon party ol
Hontherii Illinois; and tlioe who know
(letinro that Hon. Win. .1. Allen, who
has been denounced ns a rebel by
Senator f.oan. souht at that tlmo to
modify the hot-blooded Logan's IndN
ereet otittpokcn Sotilhernlsni Into Const !
tiitlonal Unionism, a term then In votte,
and w hlch inctiut verbal rciUtance lo cces
slon and the enforcement of the luy, but
deprecated a war or .subluxation and tbo
Hidden liberation of four millions of
i slaves an Idea tbat lu-t cnuutn foico
ebould .bo u-cd to compel obedience to
the laws, and which found c.pre.-Ion in
the iJcuiocrallo battle-cry of the "( on
'Mltiltlon as itthq Union as It wa."
Many ood men pattlollenieit- who-e
dcvollon lo the country was atlcr
Wards proved, by the sacrllke of their
lives In lu cituH1, stood, at that lime, with
Mr. l.oau lu ojiposillon to coeicion,
and preferred to tec tbo l iilou divided
for tho time being to celnr Its States
dienched with fralcniid blood. I'residcnt
Lincoln was ono of tlue, ami Ooiurlas
itood aiiimi'' them. Hut when Ibe clash
of arms was heard hi tho land, and .seces..
Mon bullets lini crushed tlimuti L'nlon
brains: when tho stars and bars were
Haunted with lusolenco in tho face ot the
North" and tho rebel .veil raiiL'
lis dellanvc across tho border, I.ovau
Willi thousands of other Democrats
with whom he hud acted, tossed to the
Winds tins rellnements of the nice unm-
mcnts that wero uclstg used by thun to
Vrovu a war ot coercion unconstitutional,
and gushed .out In patriotic rcjentment
against thejeadcrs of thctjouthviu move
ment. He ceased to talk constitutional
treason even forgot in soineine.miro his
hatred of the negro and ot tho Aboli
tionists and became a vigorous advo
cate ot subjugation. He expressed his
opinions on the subject with characteris
tic volubility, Interlarding his patriotic
sentence with lieartv oaths. He took
lip the sword, and madu n splendid sol-
Wc know tbat tbu Senator is sniiilllvn
Upon the subicct of Ids nnllle.il immnl.
H'o, havo an iiniirrfsion tbat bo has even
taught himself to bcllevu that hq never
was a .Southern 'sympathiser that hit al-
Wava was n lialnr nt l.vrv- nitl fi In, -hi.
of Xew Kngland politics. "l!ut he is mis
taken, lie was alone tlmu all that the
foulheru leaders desired him to be. but
ho became alterward a strong l'nlon
man, and by his rnlonbin. which lias
been as fervent as his anti-war Democracy
ever wa, U tnumi the respect
of the country, an honorable
recorii as a soldier mid lucrative
and honorable civil offices, lu the
Logan ol to-day wo recognl.o a patriotic
gentleman. Ho is a very dislhignMicd
rcpresentnlivo of the strongest phase of
i moutsui ; out we cannot cloo our eyes
lo Ids past conduct. We do not bcllevu
ho Is wIko In doing i-o. At the time he
was talking treason W this part of the
Stale and teeuln to tirousu the ncnnle
Into re-lstanc to the government, he wa
a young ami indiscreet States-Hlghts
Dciuoer.it. He was then also very Im
pulsive, and had not, as he will now
surely admit, a Miperabundaiicc of cither
common seiiK'or Information. He be
came pattlotlc r.s hu became wiser as ho
became awaro of tho fact that in nilvo
caeycdMlie Tnlon, by volcuand sword,
there was lor ldui mora of honorable
ft'tno and money, than hi tho pursuit ol
the wicked deluMou oftho slavcholding
and slavcry-defendiiig enemies of (he
l'nlon at tho. Soutli with whom ho vu
al one time in perfect political accord.
I III" WAY IT WOllliS.
If the He-publicans had lo-t New llaiup
slilre, llii-tow would havo loomed Into
Importance as the probable Kctmbllc.in
eamlidatu for pre.-iilent. If thev win
Conncctlciil. he will lo-o all his presiden
tial slmigtli. v him a Iteimbllenn b'.irns
to believe that the people are not plea-cd
with the policy of tldevcrv In tmlille
places, liu iiuniedlatelybPcoincMi lltistow
man ; when ho is taught to bcllovo that
the people aro not vcrvnarticular.hu be.
cotnos a Itlalnu man : and when he is
convinced that they don't cans a tfaib, he
instantly announces himself as a third
On the other hand, when one ol thn
rock-ribbed and etcinal-hllls Democrats
lias been furuMicd an opportunity to
rejoice over a victory lu a luunlchial or
county election, ho becomes a Tildcn
man, If ho Is lor hard money, uu Allen
man, If hu Is lor toft money, and a
Hendricks man, If hu Is for tbe'hauds-ofr
ljl)cy. If then ho is itiriilshed with an
"I'portunlty to rejoice over a victory lu a
""l'iu ill D il l's. 10 hldn In hi,.
and l eu Hill. A eouplu moro States
"''k lihn a defender ol Hob Tooinbs.and
a couple, more Induce him to express ud-
mlnitlon of .ictr. Davis. Defeat leads him
gradually hack u.ri.. "
ioomb.,lrolllToo.nbslo 1)111, and Irom
Hill to common sense. TI.e.o aro the
tuen-these rock-ribbed inni.....i.,.
given to tho Democratic parly all Its
trouble. They ought to be iclla-d from
mitucnco. "inuy ought to bp laid unou
tint .!(.. I.li.l. .I,lr r ' ... .'.
t" """iiniiii which iney
could get down without bieaklug their
.."I'llliniiii ll,lil.,nllcrVl(l.".lll., Hi,
uv.ioncFiiom ua,wi' is not iuoasedi',.1
wltlUlielnforinallonthatm'gotliitlotHnroMoillCof Hio Cairo & mhcsseo l liver
ivcndlngnt'sprlngilcld between ptornl
neiil Democrats and ludcnciidenU lure
gard to tho nomination- or .State olllecs.
Pertinently tho Ga v.tte ItuntlfeV: "Who
'delegated the power to thiw, promhleiit
'Dflinoeints to enter Into any negotiation
'In reirard to this matter ':"
Kvblently the. Oairle does not eontpre-
itentl the sltuallon. Tho power lo nego
Halo has not boon delcirnlrd to the iiioml
nent Dcmoeratq. They hiheriled the power
irom liieir atiec-tors wlirt w-cro all
groat nej.otl.ilon. Thi'truth'lo, l.nrtwn
to only a few, tbat the prominent
Democrats who havo been negotiating
with the fCowniieciles aro not numerous.
Indeed they are all embraced wind ii f hti
small compass ol tho shapely form of the
gcmai ami nine .Mr. I.d. I,. , Merrill. He
U the prominent negotiating- Pjjmormu.
The fact Is, the "prominent Dcmo
orats," Mr. Kd. L. .Morrltt,peniilltcd the
Independents to hold tho Decatur con
vention, lie told them they might meet
In convention and nomlnaloa ticket; that,
however, It was expected by him, jw tbo
propel ly accixMllted negotiating promi
nent Democrat In the plural, that they
would, alter the convention, agree to
withdraw somco! thclr.llcket.and lot him,
by using tho Democratic Statu conven
tion, pltt Oil I lie ticket DollloornU In
place of the withdrawn Independents
hhn.-ell' for Instance as Secretary of State
.'ov, wc do not object to this, and we
iccognizc In Mr. -Merrllt a manager in
the plural-a whole team, lie know-s
how to tnake a ticket, and how to elect
it occasionally. I'.ut we do object to be
ing -old out without our con-cut. If It
is absolutely necessary to convey us,
body mid breeches, . over to the
Independents, why "docs not Mr. Kd. L.
Merrill tell us so? Why does hu permit
iii lo pine in Iguoraiicu ol our lato?
Cruel, cruel "prominent Democrats,''
why wilt you continue, to manage u? so
inyMeiiotiMyy Contu, now; bo open
with Hi: Tclhis what is expected ot
'tis. Let us not bur.-t In Ignorance.
.SIRS. VAK'lll-N xr.NTl.MOM.
Mrs. .Mar-h testilled before Ulymcr's
cominltteo On Friday. She had known
.Mrs. Hower, now Mrs. ilelknap, since
lS'JU, and had been at thie nanio hotel with
her In Cincinnati for lour years. Cincin
nati was her home, and she revisited that
city twice a year, staying there two or
three weeks. She met Mm. Hower In
New York, whero Mr.?. Hower washer
guest. .Mrs. Hower was a widow at the
(lino the witness commenced housekeep
ing in New Voik In tlie summer of "71.
She went to Kuropd In company with
Mrs. Hower 'lhe last ot June, '72, and
knew Mr. I'endleton's name was on the
list of passengers.
The witness was asked whether she
had any conversation, at any time, with
.Mrs. Hower, now .Mrs. Helk
nan, relative to her Interest In tlu
Kentucky Central railroad claim. Tho
answer was that two or three weeks ago
at inc. Arlington House thu witness asked
.Mrs. iieiunap whether Mm ever leeelved
any money on account of her claim. Tho
w Ilnevs told hershi! beardshohad received
r"(),000. Mrs. Ilelknap replied that "the
'claim was for only ffiS.OOO and how
could I receive SrO.lHKi:'" During that
conversation, the witness was hi a stato
ot excitement and distress. .Mrs. Ilel
knap win a friend ot bet's and tho witness
felt much interest on heiyiooount. She
had simply mentioned to Mrs. Ilelknap
an Idle rumor. She had always talked to
Mrs. Ilelknap as she would to her sister.
She had heard tho rumor (or over a
year; -ho related to (ieneral Klddoo tho
conversation between her and Mrs. ilel
knap; shu did nTjt know of Mr. Pendle
ton paying money to Mrs. Ilelknap on
account of tho Kentucky railroad claim
or of making her presents; she never
heard the Secretary of War say anything
about tho contract between her husband
On cross-examination by Mr. Hobbins.
wilnc.-s said shu understood Mrs. Ilel
knap as denying that who received any
thing, and meant to convey that Impress
Ion. lu rcspon-oto a fjucstlon by Mr. Cly
iner the witness ald she saw (iyiner but
once and that was three weeks ago. It
wiLSattbebieaklastlablu at the Arling
ton hotel. HCr husband presented hnr
to Clytner, but ihclr conversation
had no rcieience to the matter before the
tiii:wii;o ami T;.i'.ssi;i:itivi:i(
il.l I l,IKI. II.
- can ior a meeting ol the clllcus ot
Cairo, to ho held at thu council chamber
next I'riday night, to hear a ilUeu-Mon
of the Cairo and Tunnessco Hlvcr rail
road project, Is published this
morning. Col. in. .1. Sykes, an en
thitslaetlc worker for this cntertuNe. and
a gentleman of much ability, a speaker of
rare mcilt and a man thoroughly posted
on UiCMiiiject, will make au address
Col. Ii. A. Ncale, ol Mayllcld, will be
also present and address tho neonle.
Wo respectfully request our cll'cns to
lie not irigiitcncd by the suggestion that
they are to bo aLcd to give pecuniary
encouragement to this eutcrmiso. Tim
gentlemen who liavo the project lu their
kecnlnir Know that C airo has been nenilv
cittshcd to death by Its liberality towaids
thu C. A. . and the C. A St. L. railroads,
and will not suggest a raid
ettner upon our municipal or
county ; treasury. They desire to do
nothing moro than enlist our moral sup
port on bchali oftho entoriui.se. and to
teach us how much to our advantage the
proposed road will be.
lids road commences on tho Ohio
river opposite Cairo, and run through
Italian! and Oravos counties. In nren.
tucky.and through Henry county, Tenn.
At Paris It is to bo divided one arm
passing through Ilentou county to thu
Tennessee ilver, near .lohusouvlllo.
It will tliero connect with what Is now
exiled thu Duck Hlvcr Valley Kallroad.
passing through tho counties of iluni
diroys, lllekninii, Maury, Marshall and 1
ilurvibi. .T.mim i. anil
lto IlilnUillle, AlabfWiThel.olhnf;
Itallro'auSvlll pass thiougirCnrro'il, 1 1 pit
derson ami Decatur counties to the Tcu-
lirl"-1: -'lln!'. '''J&JlHVCounty,
HiPi-elo connect with tho Memphis it
Khnxville road which passes through
W'nyne, Lawrence, Ollcs and Lincoln
counties' Tennessee. The, Cairo A Ten
nesson Hlvcr Hallroad will bo extended
from Cllrton lo Florence, In Lauderdale
WV aro Informed that tho prospects ol
enterprise are cry encouraging, and
hat tho gentlemen Interested lu It liave
no doubt (,at will be siiPcessfully com
pleted within a very few years.
iwcnwdiiii roil .MAKCII,
lllueAwnml't Mi iff-ii' for March has
been Issued by the Leonard Scott Publish
j"g Co., . jiarelay street, New York,
'i'ho following ate the contents, briefly
Tim Dllemina-PartXI. All tho old
friends we lost m India seem to be turn
I'lfT up hi Kngland.
Secondary Kditcation in .Scotland shows
how the primary schools have been ex
tended and re-organled In Scotland, and
how desirable It Is to adopt sonic meas
ures for tilling uu tho trill) between them
and tho unlver-ltles wlili "i.....!.,,..."
fjoniif AsllCCLj ol rilclididilii. Is ii iv.in
bllng article, glvitiL- nuotntloin irnui
Jeremy Taylor, Lord Hacon and others.
concluding that "l'rieiidshlp Is thu touch
stono ot merit. A man must havo good
qualities, as well as a freedom from many
uncouth onet, to ho a friend In the true
House of thu word, and haying them,
friendship keeps thorn lu exercise."
To Maluey (M'Aynip). stanzas to a
dani'cl ofllltcen. who avM IPS lo nliri.vt.
ate hersell to 'May,
I'.tOII CollegC.'.iAlt llltcrelill.r ni.,.r,,l.,l
of the foundation of this old Inatitniimi
by Henry VI., who planned, and watched
over the building, and thu chief f...ihnv.
of whose Idea was, thu college lu distinc
tion from tho school the rcllcious cor
poration of provost and fellows, for
whom ho built his chanul. anil In u-limn
ho secured various privileges of sneelnl
Inditlgcncu from Koine. .Mention Is made
ol thudltrcrcnt provosts of notu who have
ruled there, and the routine of work in
thc'Slxtccnth century is compared with
that of to-day.
Llttlu Hobby : a Sketch in Paris. Poor
Some Gentlemen in the City Is a sketch
of thcrlsoof thu Guldcnstcrns, Conrad
Lloyd, Kinnnnuel Naggs, and others of
the moro prominent London linauclcrs.
Powers of tho Air. Some years. ,ago,
a friend described some things that had
occurred at a spiritual scanccat which he
was present, and w hen asked what ho
thought caused thu demonstrations, an
swered : "I don't know ; I think it was
iojvm." The writer of this article seems
to havo arrived at the same conclusion.
He certainly has a linn belief In thedevll.
JheOncnhiirol Parliament ref..ri m
tiio various bills that will occupy the. at
tention ot tnu present session, all of
which "are HUoly to be passed without
I.I I'1T.I.I.S I.I VIM AUK.
.Number lu.VJ of the .icinu Aue. bear-
lug date March 2.'itli( is the last ot the cur
rent volume, 'lids and tbu nrecedliif
weekly number contain the following,
among other valuable, articles: Modem
KnglMi Prose, Fortnightly Heview
Dutch Guiana, by W. Gilford Paigrave,
part III ; tho Popu and Magna Charter,
by Cardinal Manning, Contemporary He
view ; George Kllot's Heroines. Snectaton
Maarin, by author of Mlrabeatt, etc.)
Temple tar ; Thu Two Amperes, Kdln
burg teview ; Matthew Prior, Cornhill;
A Winter Morning's Hide. Mtcmillan
Tho Drainage oftho .uvder-Zee. Kntun-
together with the story of Heeor llcatrlx.
from Muchcood, and tbc continuation of
l ho Dilemma; tho usual select poetry,
Tho next number tbu Hist lu Anrll
begins a new volume, and Is a good ono
with which. to begin a subscription. For
llfty-two numbers of slxty-four large
pages each, for more than Xnnn ma n
year) thu subscription price ($8) Is low,
or still hotter, for SlO.ntl any one of tho
American 51 monthlies or weeklies Is
sent with The JAein; Age for n year
both post-paid. Littcll ,V (!iav. Itnstnn.
are the publisher.
.o I S.
iiio State lenister luKieiircscnts us bv
saying: "Tho Him.miii.v 1, very anxious
'that tho Democracy ahull nominato a
presidential candidate at once, and that
'the candidate, shall be .ludge Davis."
This Is not true. We nru very anxious
that tbc managing gentlemen of tho.S'iWr
hegttter kind shall not pievcnt tho Dein
ocratie party of the Stato from giving ut
tcranco to Us opinions, and we aro also
anxious that tbo Democratic mind oftho
Mate Mian oy fdttcatcd up to Judgu
Davis, but we do not wish tho party to
uu lrrovocaoiy connnitted to hiiuoraity
other man. We wish Illinois to go into
the St. Louis, convcnlloii with wcll-du-liued
opinions on political questions, and
with thu iiuipoo of securing Judge
DavU' nomination, not because of any In
structions given to tho delegation, but
because public, sentiment demands that
ho shall be plated at the head of thu Dcm.
NOT XIIK ...s. s, TAVI.OK"
Tho engine formerlv of tbo liamn nr
"S. S. Taylor" no longer bears that name.
During tho winter it was ditched and in
jured (somewhat, u was repaired. In
the work of reparation tho naino some-
how was "rubbed out." Tho old num.
her has been ictained. Thus are
Messrs. Payson .t Co. gutting even with
tliu "old inillt" Willi n irentloinmi ivlm
stood by them In the darkest days of their
troubles, und whose lriendshln for their
road pulled II through very great id-
most lusiirinoiiutablo-dlllleiiltlos to sue-ces,
bill lb m'iiie sfcallug ofiny?
fjjnmt' "in 10 maao stealing Hi ".vl'er.
sOtWlijfonciiy to. the value ofJi5$jvil
onicinlcd hi Ibe .Mississippi house or rep
resentatives by striking out $ and In
se.rt!ng,$10, and was then, passed lolls
third reading and was ordered engrossed.
It will undoubtedly become a law. The
purpose for which It Is Intended may
be easily surmised. Tho colored cltl.en
Is usually guilty of llltlo thefts seldom
steals largo amounts of money or valu
able personal property. Tills hill, Is .for
tho purpose gelling those'sinall thliives
into the pcnltentaty. It Is blow aimed at
the Kcpubll can parly,, and demands the
lniniedlateattenllonol Mr. Morton, Wave,
Moxa, wave your bloody shirts, such
tebcl laws your party hurts.
a xr.w ror.NTKitrrir
A telegram dated at Philadelphia, 'Jllli
Inst., says that on tho night or the 2;M,
tho discovery was made Ihat a largo
number of bogus five dollar bills, conn
terfelts on tho .Merchants' National Hank
or New Hedford, Mass., has been put lu
circulation. During the afternoon nnd
evening three men named Notes, llnr-ti-ouand
Patterson were arrested. They
had a partial hearing to-day anil were
connnitted lor further Investigation to
morrow. Hon. Ca"ii:v Vot'Mi, member of eon.
gross from the Memphis district ol Ten
ncsseo, lately sent a communication to
the mayor and council of Memphis, re
questing that the river front ol thu city
bo surveyed, as a prellfntnary step to ask
ing an appropriation for Its protection.
Mr. Voting, who Is a very energetic gen
tlcmau, had seen Gen. Humphrey, and
writes uio5t hopefully oftho prospects ot
obtaining thu Memphis appropriation. If
Young is hopetul, llartzeli ought lobe
certain. Thu Cairo claim for an atinro-
priatlon has much moro merit hi It than
thu .Memphis claim.
Wk respccltilly call tho attention ol thu
Slate tteqlittr to tho fact that thu Demo
crats ot thu Nineteenth district of this
State havu called their nominating con
vention to meet In Apiil. Not haIng
me lear ot our iricnd, thu secretary or tha
Democratic Central Committee before
their eyes, with great boldness they have
concluded to meet, and adorn u idatforin.
nnd wait neither for the Hcpubllcans nor
independents, nor tor time and truth to
overcome the common enemy. How can
audi rashness on tho part of Illinois Detn
ocrats Ijo suitably punished f r
Wiiii.n Mitrsli returned to .Washington
from Canada, thu llrst friend hu met was
Ofn. Sargent of Ohio, who cried to him
"Hello! Marsh; you aro, a Canadian
'now, I believe." "Vcs," replied the
great witness, "but tho power that drove
me uie.ru lias Drought mu back." Tin
unvmg aim ictciilug power was, ol
".Host I'roniliirut mill lit."
Ontniliu lii'iiiiifRit. Mm! ii
Hut two luinr s prominently mentioned lu
connection wan tlio prc-ldcticy stand u
and clialleiiKu lic. JihIko Iald:t)al, of
fllluots, nnd Newton llauth of cm i
both ol wnom arc allies of the Indupoiidpiit
party, ami one or the other almost sure to
bo iiomlnat'd by tbu Independent-. W
regard .ludiro Davis as tbo mot prominent
virtue of n fpcelal iwnaillmi to me ill
ci...! - a..,.
jt-nii liy umuiiTkor tin- Clrcul' Court ul
ituuui-i rininij-. in me Mate nr Illinois, in
i4urin .i. . . H ooiiii.ami aKatnit T. .1. .he
ferlcs, I w Uclltli.. -()llowlNilc.-crilj.il l.rnii
crtv In tin. l- lr-l Ail, lltl,... , ..... .v.t J.
rflimtyorAlexaniliT ami .siute uf 1'UIiioih. in
wii i (,ounumlxrei nix (ra ami ireu (Tl, In
lilnpL' ..niiilut. ,l IV.......... in .... '
iH-re , mo (5) ami six (ij), in Viock uiiiuU-rnl,
twrntr-llircu (ii) , let Ird upon ns Ihu pruiii'rly nl
th nuM '1. .1. .lellrlis, lit I'lilillc Nile nt tin-
. . 4 11 "iii iinnse in ino rny
"lMl!r" '" Uiccoiinty ot Alexander and Stnlii
in iiiiiiiiis uu uiv uu iiay or .tiaicu, A
ISTn. at tlie linur of rli'vim fiY.lni.lt. a i
iuili. lo Patlsl'V nid vxeciillnn.
f... ..SborltrorAlcxaniU-r couiily,' i!ili!nf.
Oaiiio, Ills. , Marcli I, lsT. n-l-ilttl.
CiivClkuk'sOi i ici:, I
CAIlto, Ills., March ill, lsTU. J
Notice. Is hereby given tbat ou Tunsilnv
...iv...... ..in uu iiviu in mo ciiy oi ijairo.
Alnxiinner ffiinift vt,,ln ..r tiiinV.1. ,...i..7
i . - -. ..jjuiHnt iiiiii,fir, IUJ-xu
election of tho following uamed city
oillcers, to-wlt: a City Clerk, a City Trcas-
lller. AC ttr Allniiu,.. .,.! . i .
: , ' v kiiieuuaii
Irom each ward ror tdu term or ttvo years,
l ortlio piirposool sild election po.ls will
uu iiiiLiiuu i me louotviDif named places
to-wlt: In Hut llrst ward at tbo Atlicneum
on tbc w est side of Commercial avomio he
iwecti Sixth and Suvcntfi streets; In tho
sGi'iiml tt'nt'il nl tint f,ti!i,.i l.n ? ...
,, 1 . .. ' , sj", iiuubu ill uio
hough and Heady lire company; In the third
ward at the en"fno boiiso of the Hibernian
in mm iiiany ; in mo (outlli ward at the
Lolll't llflllnM. mill in II,,. fiftl I .
Muru iioii-c oiiiameiUarroll on tho north
,....u. n.,,, Miilll nl
wuti cuiiiei oi l tvellty-hlij'ht ttreot and
j uuiuinc iu atcniio. tsaiit election will
bo opened ut oK'ht o'clock In tbo morninc
and riililliniiiriu.il nmll ..,,., i.. .i "
ni..H..- V. . '-"" s""i in i ii
win i uvuu ui ni.ii, slllv.
liy miicr of iliocrty Council.
M. Fiti;.scii AXI.UV, City Clerk.
United Statci Marhar Salo in Admiralty.
pt'lll.ll nntlioisluiiliy Kit i-n that Iniairaii-
, , , uuiiiiiui .lliril, IILTIHIIII9,
tl LklP. Illlllllll'l 1.11,1 ll,,,tf,.r.. I I... . I-.... ....'
,.',, ,."11 HU". IJ ,111111? Ol 11
tirll III ll.lll,ill ,,ni.ilj,..l ..I.... I I .... . .... .
.!. I . '. "'""'"H1! IIIIIV IIIIIIIIIL'II III1II
oteii, UMiflnut nt llio district court nr llio
I lllllsl Sfnl.iy C.pll... M.... II. ...... i.t. ..i... ........
- ..... . . .... ...... .?f,iiiii,ii irininut in j.
loin, In admiralty, dlm-tiil to the midertilKMed
United Mat. j Jlamhal lor tdlil district. ilWd
ilimh l.lli, A. I).ls;ilj win oiler fur mile ut
vendiie, nt the wluirrnt the City of Cairn,
lllllllla. Illu,ll,l .lluvln ,.l ...... . '.
i ill i .. V .' in, nio, iiiKiit'si uiin ncai
ildiler liij cmli, on the l.tilny id" April, A. 1).,
... ' i. " ' e'lH-K it.m. , the fnlfnttliiir dej.
cuhiil pioperty to.ttiti B
riio Sieainhmit Uuycriior Allen,
!!'!'.' J.'.";"is 1 u llr' i;i"l und luriiluiru.llio uumu
n.it lug lif.ni nrtlemt to Iw Mild u aliovc luted,
IT u .1 .... '" rtllll U. lltlK,
ii.. i.r 'f'i? '.ul .''.".'m!"1.'!"-'"' "I'lrh't ul IllinoU
lJ 11.1 h. 1 1 AIM', Deputy
Ulro, Illinois, sturi li Vi, l,7ii.
a,2iMii'm,'"l"',t' 1,roct01" tor 'leilleids.
Whereas Stephen 11. Ward nnd wifo bv
oceu uaieu Jlarch p'th. 18T.1. ..ml
reeorueu on pa-,'oJT2 In book )" of Trnu
.'.Willi i.lll, 101.1
ucoih, in ho Jlccordor'tioilUe of Alexander
countv. ii inni ..,.,.,.. i .:. :v.-.',-'
i f . -, ...,,v, ua lu llio llllOcr-
h ffiifif. lots iiuuiberod hlriv-sAinn jm -mi
tia-tv- ib m: Tnwxaxw?.
,, . . "ni nu iiiiyiuuiii hi
Mid nolo, tbo undersigned will offer mid
r ; !'. ' v ""vi - uiiuiiiiii, in ino jiil'iichi
iliiilcrforcali. at tbo Court Hounn door,
In the city of Cairo, llliiiolx, at a o'clock
l.m.,of . Monday, April lVlti, 1STD, for the
purpo-o of bald trut.
AI,vnKI) It. S.tlTOltli,
'I'm.liiii m in I lni
(Hikkn A (Itt.iiKitT. Attorney!), '
Uaiiiii, lu., March IT, IHT'i, tv-:it-(1-lt.
PAINT AND OIL DEALERS
Iri Stbck for Spring Trade:
Strictly Pure White Lead,
Pure Linseed Oil,
Guaranteed Boiled Oil,
Best English Paris,
TERMS ON THESE GOODS CASH ON
Importer and Dealer In
Wines and Liquors,
No. 62 OHIO LEVEE, CAIRO, ILL.
Koops a full stock of
MONONGAIIELA, RYE AND ROBINSON COUNTY WHIBKIES
KELLY ISLAND AND CALIFORNIA WINES.
GILES, BRO. & CO.
NOS. 266 & 268 WABASH AVE., CHICAGO.
wi: auk ,si'i:ciai. ack.nt.s koii
A.VI) HAVU A VUl.1. STOCK 01'
n an i:Nir.i:s.s vaiiiktv or
l-iullvs' I'lnefioM Wutulim,
i :,.i,t fii.i..i i:iim n.
mIImt Vest C'lmbis,
Until Wulrh K) ,
(.'mill 8ft uiul IlliiKS,
Office and Parlor Clocks of every Description.
als and Tools
vUilliiir CIIIOAUO hIioiiM oil I ut our tutalillxliiiieut uiul emiulnij our GooiU1
I'ho Clieuiiebt Vrltt-A Is our Mullii.
ONLY $1.25 A YEAR.
Glues of all Grades,
FOKEION and DOMESTIC)
C'iiii uiul (ioldi in,
Ml Irt Ntuits,
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