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Real' Estate Golumn
',-AWikmbr coimiy lands, Cairo lots,
in eickanfe for St. Louis property.
, FOR BALK.
The eotttlt lufclt orthe "Pilot" house nt
Cottsge M FoMrtk Stmt, between
Cawanrrial ami watWaiHM avenue.
-Cottig on Nlnta'Btrcet, west of Wal
j Cottage on Fourteenth ula-ct, west
.or jVMhmgton avenue, ill
, Saloon and flxtiirca, south west corn-
;r Eighteenth street and Commercial
tvenue, at, a bargain.
Cottage) on Twelfth street. wct of
, .;omw:ll avenue, $10.
Dwelling h6usc on Croi street, wen
ol Washington avenue.
Business home on Levee slrcejL above
--A good cottage on Twenty-Ninth
,treo't, near Commercial iivcnnc.
Store room on Commercial avpnne,
lext to Wnverly hotel, $10.
Cottage of 4 room on Twenty-third
street, $0. Good yard and cistern.
Hood ilwelllnv Iioum! on Walnut, lie-
tween Twenty-second and Twenty-th'.rd
-Htore-rooni eomer Twentieth anil
Poplar atrecUi, $1 J DO.
Stow room adjoining above-, $8.
House on Commercial avenue, near
10th street, Suitable for business and
I welling, $10.
Tenements numbered 7, 8 and
S, Winter's llow. 5 rooms each for $10
per month. Will I put In llrt-clas
Store room In "Pilot House," lately
occupied by A. Halley.
Dwelling house on Sixth street and
leneron avenue $10.
Orphan Asylum building and premi
se. Kent low, to a good tenmt,
Store room, corner Twentieth and
Washington avenue, $12 a month.
Itoom In various part ot the city.
FOIt LEASE OH SALE. .
IjiiiiU, In tracts to suit, near Cairo.
Vienna Nalvalor Brer
at the Thalia saloon, nppoiite the It c I
i.ktix office. If
VJmnrt Malralor Hfr
at the Thalia saloon, opposite the Ilia
tin offlce. 11
Skr Kocii. C. hoch, at his shop and
store room, No. 90 Commercial avenue,
ha for Rale a Mock of boot and shoes of
hi ovu make ; alto a lull stock of leather
and lludlngs lor sale; and a
Urge stock Of St. Louis cus
tom made boot and shoo, lie
keep the beat material and u up fit all
the latest style. HU fits are perfect, and
satisfaction is guaranteed. Give him a
iiwi Bok Aa"a
Wanted -iu lllliilo lor tin; new lllu
trated Thlitle Kdltlou of Sir Walter
Scott's Waverly novels and other iopu.
lar publication. Liberal imluecmentx to
good agent. Send lor circular una
term to V. 11. Ku-'ton & Co., 125 ( lark
ilnct, I'oom "0, Chicago. 4.27-eod-liii
M oott ! W4io.l
Tor sale at $1 31 per load. Stove wood,
'awed and pllt. $1 per conl. Four foot
iood,$3 30 per cord, delivered In any
part of the city. Big lot of Move wood
on hand. Leave order at No. 31 Eighth
treet, and they will receive prompt at-
tenlion. 3-13-lm. F. W. Wahik
Wu will pay no bill contracted by any
employe of Tin: Bulletin, unless the
caiiKi U made on a written order signed
by tho president or secretary of the com
pany, and we will accept no order given
by an employe of the company, for any
('.WHO BlII.LICTIN' OoMI'A'IV.
November 10. 1S73. tl
OnleiiiilMt Urrr llull-Our Nnluon.
Fred llolheinz has newly lltted up his
place iu the mo.it bcautilul and magnlll
cent ityle, and U the haiiillot and coolest
place in the city lor comfort in warm
weather. He has nUo a private room for
ladles, separate from the bar room, and
will try to make it as comlortable for his
eutomers as possible, and will
try to treat everybody with re
spect. He will alM have on hand the
be't brands ol cigars; liquors and wines,
and other cool drinks which the Centen
nial times require, tie will aUo have
lunch at all hours day and night, and a
big Centennial glass of lager beer always
mi hand, cool and creamy, which can't
be heat In Cairo, lie will have on hand
lu tho restaurant tine Swiss cheete. I.lm
bcrger cheese, hand cheese, Holland her-
ling, sardines, sardelles, ancliovies.eaviar.
pig-,' feet, sour tongue, pickled tongue,
pickled eels, baud wlehoi, and all other eat"
llilcs iu the market. Come and give him
A No. I l.nunilry .
It is now conceded that Mr?, Coleman
the laundress, No. 12 Fourth btreet, be
tween Washington and Commercial ave
uucs, has one of the best conducted laun
dry establishments in the city, and laud
lords of hotels and boarding houses will
llnd it to their advantage to call upou
her. Her prices aro as lollows : Hotel
and boarding-house washing 7G cents
per dozen. For piece work prices are as
follows: Single bhlrtand collar, iro; per
dozen, 80c ; socks, ro ; two collars, fic ;
two haudkerchiefs, 5o ; vests, 20c, ami
all gentlemen'" wear, 80c. per dozen.
Ladles plain calico dresses, 26c ; calico
dresses with extra trimming, &0o; white
dresses', $J 25o; ladles undler'are, line
and coarto. $1 00 per dozen, s 13-ti.
The uuderilgiied li prepornd to pump
out and repair citterns or build new ones
on short notice and nt satisfactory prices.
.1, S. Hawkins,
2:1U and Cedar street. Poitofllcc box
FUty cent, at Winter's Gallery.
Wr ire ftuthriricMl to ttnnmitir .IIIIIN II.
ROHINHON MactmlliU'efor Shiriffof Alfx-
aniifrroaaijr, m im fiailng aantf.fleilun.
V are aathortcfd to aauosio tliai IU -A . K1
iuirlorhtlff, tt Ike f tuning rountr rlfction
Wis ore tnlhorlttd losnnouncf l'KTKIt HAW,
for n lmlrwnilfnl raniliiltte lurSktrliror At-
iitninrcouui, i me entuins; couniT titcuon.
ASUALON I.ODGK, NO. 61.
KnlxhU of I'rlliUa, mwU crrry Trl-
(Urnigni i nmii-Lui mtmi, inuua
AI.KXANDKK I.OIKIK. NO. 221.
Iixlffcivlut Onlrr of OiWM.
Iowa. iimU errry lTiurKUjr nluhl
Kthafr-uMtMTen. in their hftll on
oinmrrciti avrnur, imwwn aixui nv m vemn
trrjll CHAS I.AMK, N (I
'"VVIliO KNUAUI'MKNT, I. O. O. f.. nmU
vin uU'iTi-iiowi- tun on iik nntium uiira
I in'lur In tvtry munth, at hair-iut MVen
Jmi II OuiMis, O I'
Mold rrrular oimmunlcallotii In Ma
Kaonie IU11, enrntr Commrrclal artan
' anil KlKhUi atnst, on uw tecontl and
ourth Monday of Ji month.
BATE) Of ADVRatTINIXU.
CfAll bill fur adTtrtlamg, art dnt ami y
able lit iDVAXca
Tranilfnt ailTt-rtlalnt; will brlnirrtn at Uia
rate of tl (0 r a'Ure" for the Ortt Inavrllon
anil 'Jl tenia for eacli aubiojuent one A liberal
Oltcountwlll Ij nuule on aUinJInK amtlliil
Kor IniertinK Kunral notice l 10 Notlrrof
meeting of aoclttlrj or atcrtt onlcia ' tenia for
Church, Hocletr, Kfatlval ni'l 8uier nottiea
will only be InicrtM u a-lvtrllwiuf nU
No a'lrrrtitcmrnt will be recelrcul atleaa than
f cenU, anl no aavtrtlMUV-nt will be loarrtnl
for leaa than time ilutlara r cnontti
local Baalaeaa Notioaa. of
tan Una or mora. InaorUd
in the Bulletin aa follows :
Commence) Counting at ten Line.
On inaartlon par Una) -m.- 3 Canta
Two lnaarllona par Una 7 OanU
Tare insertions par Una ......10 Cants
Is Insertions par 11ns -..-....18 Cants
Two weeks per llne.......-.... 36 Canta
One month par line...... ...35 Cants
No Reduction will be maale in above
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TUKSDA V, MAY 23,alS76.
I.eral Weather aTepert.
Caiso, III., Mar 42. Ult.
Tlsa, I IUh, I Til a I Wikd. I Vkl. Wcatii
;t on i ca.
30 I'JC I 77
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N ! II
Etrxrant, Slual Hervloe, lT. S. A
SUx;k of Dry Goods at very low prices
at ii-lMtn. C. Iiannv .
large stock ot Carpet i olering very
clieap al -14-lm. C. Ha.nnv'w.
feltertia for the Ladlew.
luct received a large assortment of
Bazaar Globe Fitting Patterns', the best
i:,,u in uko. at .(lm.l C. HannvN
I. bu n ilbre, plate tlul'li, letter and note
patter at the Uui.m.tiS' ollltv. itlue and
erwtm laid, below St. Louis prices.
An Immeiliate settlement of all ac
counts due the linn nt Stuart A. (iholfou
1-i demanded. All bills not paid on or
iM-loru.Iune lt, will Ixi placed lor col
lection. STl'AItT & Qllol.'O.V.
Just Ukckivkii' A. Halley ha Just
reeelveln line lot of canary and mock
ing bird cages, Hower stands, flower
trainers, baskets, archer, heart and
wreathes, which he lias marKCi very low,
at 11" Commercial avenue. 3-lS-3in.
Mrs. Stewart, having moved to tho
large frame huc at the corner of Sev
enth street and Washington avenue, will
board and lodge good reliable persons,
at $20 per month. Itooms largo and
Tha Centennial Itefrigerator the latest
improvement ai.d the best ever made,
also a line assortment of hardware and
cutlery at greatly reduced prices, at A.
Halley. No. lift Commercial avenue.
Boot mid AhoeSt
Large stock of Ladies, and Children.",
Hoots and Shoes at low prices, at
5-lMm. C. Haxxv's,
For a clea.i shave, a fashionable hair
cut, or a thorough Miampoo, go to .1.
George Stelnhoiise on Klghth -itrcct,
Alexander County Hank building. Ills
shopl-s always neat , hit towels always
clean ; his assistants always polite, and
his tables covered with tho latest dally
papers, lor the beiiclltofhls customers.
Something Nkw. Tho lightning, re
ciprocatlng, tin churn and egg beater,
the latent and tho best ever made, at A.
Halley', who Is now selling his large
stock ot stoves, tin and brittnna ware at
groatly reduced price?. (Mvc him a call
belore you purchase, 115 Commercial Av
The Reason Wby fiiuillir Hboulil be
lmulied in the Ice Hualneaa.
To the CltlzetiH of Cairo;
I propose entering tho Ico butlnes
iu Cairo, and have already received my
llrst car load. Hcllovlng that If the peo
ple of Cairo understood this matter, I
would receive a fair share ol their pat
ronage, 1 have, chosen this method of
bringing it to their notice, li'auy one
II rm had a monopoly lu sugar or coll'eo,
they woukl be able to set their own
price, and consumer would Im couv
pellcd to ,pay thctn. Tho citizens of
Cairo know as well ai I can tell them,
what is to their Interest, and what will
tend to keep such a necessity as Ice has
become, at a lair and living rate, and I
leave the matter In their hands,
6-lS-Ct. lt.,1. Cl'NDIIT.
Thirty thousand ust reoelved at the
At Paul H.Schuh'i for live rents.
MBMWs. V :
rrtjBrts and MusUtuitlll ckea-rjat . $
Try.tjie Globe live cent , cigar aM'jtul
H.hnh'i. V 4 4,1?
Linen Damask Napkins and-' Towel
ing ollerlng at reduced prices at
iV14-lm. C. Haxnv'h.
jtwi iioinieinz says he lias the best
liter In Cairo. If you don't believe
It call on him at ''Our.Halooii."
17y Paul H.
The Hoyal cigar, sold
Schiih, I the smoker' favorite.
The Golden Buckle cigar t Paul II.
Schiih' are going on" like hot cake.
They can't lc beat.
On and alter this date C.W. Wheeler
St Co. will oRcr ,cord wood nt $3. CO par
cord; same tawed and split, $5, 00 ; sin
gle loads $1 "C per load. Strictly caah'.
He rap Iron Wanted,
Wanted, GOO ton of scrap Iron" In 10
tons lots for cash. j. . ' j
Vwlcan MASTPACiuaitid ,Co .
47 McLeans' Block?; St. IJSnAt, Mo.
Cottage on Tenth street, south' s'de",
between Walnut Mrccc and Washington
avenue, will be let until 1st of November,
to a good tenant. Inquire at Biili.kti.n
(iIIIpi-. K.'A. BlfllftKTT.
This popular saloon, corner Fourteenth
tlreet and Washington avenue, lit Ojen to
T. ... . . .... ...i.i.
me punne. ine oar m uinien huh
pure wines, choice liquors and the llnest
.brands of cigars.
:i.'j.vif A. Khoi-.s. I'ronrlctor.
lee I Icet
K. .1. Cundiiriias iust received a car
load of Dubuque ice, and will continue
to receive leo throughout the entire sea-
Von to supply the jobbing ami retail
trade. He respectfully solicits a share or
'your patronage. Ice depot. No. 17,
jKlgbth street. o-17-tf
For the nlace to buy lumber cheaply,
,'go to J. S. McGahcy, corner of Twen
tieth street and Washington avenue, w nere
he Is locating his new lumber yards, and
during the month will be prepared tx fur-
nWh all kind of building material.
All the down stair and part of the bar
room llxturcs ot the houe now occupied
in- Fritz Shecler. on Washington ave
nue near the Catholic church, will be
... rtr.m. , v. a IT7,,. iMit Innmm'nn
lur rein aiitT iiiv ii w
the pfcml-Mp'stalrs. - '5
Mlts. l.. o. must..
'Zz ' lm: ".TT'." A
Just received, a large stock ot Shaw'
Kefrlgerators, and'Whlte Mountalrl triple'
motion, icecream freers ; also a large
siiiinK-of wlni screen cloth for doors
and windows, all nt rock-bottom price.
I". W. Jir.NPHKSON.
Corner 12th street and Commerela
A. Ham.ky. A' Jlluelot of table and
pocket cutlery, also spades, shovel
hoes, rakes, forks.axcs and a general line
of hardware Just received by'A. Halley,
115 Commercial avenuo r U-18-:im.
On the 17th Instant, a barge named
" Doctd " was caught lu the river at this
point. Two planks on one side have
been broken out.- The owner can have
the same by paying Jor the trouble In
curred In catching It.;
FlUNK Gunsiikii, t
A special convocation of Cairo Chapter .
No. 71, to be held at the Masonic Hall"
this (Tuesday) evening, May 23, lor work
on M. M. Degree. All companion are
cordially Invited. C. Hanxv, Scc'y.-
Attention Oelegntt- .
The representatives of the different lire
companions, secret societies, etc., lately
appointed by the Mayor and City Council,
to arrange for the celebration on the
Fourth of July next, w ill hold a meeting
at tho Council Chamber, this (Tuesday)'
evening, at 7::W o'clock. It Is desired
and expected that every member will bo
present. Win. K. Hawkins, Scc'y.
. Ilrniorrntle CuiiNly Convention.
There will be a Democratic Mass Con
vention held at the court house iu Cairo,
on Monday, 2!Uh day of May, at 1 o'olock
p.tn., for thu purpose of appointing dele
gates to the rjtate, congressional and sena
torial district convention, and to select a
a new county committee.
By order of County Democratic Com
mlttce, M. B. Haiikkm., Chairman.
The Taylors At Mound City. '
The Taylor Literary Club's minstrel
performance at, Mound City on Saturday
night was attended by a fair audtenco.
The entertainment Is said to have been
good, and pleased thu Mound City peo
ple well, yet It was not to bo compared
with tho one given In this city by tlicm.
A number of tho lady mid gentleman
trlemlt of the monibcrapf .tio;cIub ac
companied them, and everybody had a
very plcasdut time of it.
The I. O. O. V, Noriable TouIkIH. '
Tho sociable at Odd. Fellow' Hall to
night Is not given by tho Odd-Fellowa'i.
a stated In the Bulletin, but by Jhe
member of tho Encampment, and none
but Patrlarch'fland their families can
participate in It. Odd Fellow8' who'jaroi
not Encampment member cannot bead
mltted. We make tbl correction that
member ot the order may not be diup-'
i. Itroke Jail.
Oh' Saturday night' two" prisoner con
lined lu the cwimty jnll, named Williams
af&l We)ta; Drokathrough arid caenped.
JacW'Vand, wa arrested with Jack,
charged with the breaking of Tuber &
Brothers' show window. Williams Is
'ehatgedwltn having had a hand iu the
'iteillng ol f lot'of CTppcfrouiFrazlcr's
tilt shop. The part of the jail in wlilch
tile runaways were coBllncd, has been lu
avery'bad condition for somo months.
She(rlfl Irvln, we arc informed, has urged
upon the county oouiinlasloucr the tic
otstity oV nrpalrlng It! several times, hut
they have neglected to do Vofand the
escape ol Williams and Welsh Is the con
sequence. i" 'MHltlnW.CIIllv 1 M
Tbi (ilro Alextitder Hunting Club
propose to celebrate Sunday, tho 23th
Instant, In tho grove opposite Cairo in
Kentucky, In a becoming manner worthy
the celebrated hunters of Kentucky,
Professor lllzenburg' full string
and ' brass band havii been engaged.
A steamboat will ply regularly between
Cairo and the Kentucky shore through
out the day. Fare for the round trip
20 cents. This club U composed of tho
true and brave stalwart men ol Calio,.
and anything they undertake will be
sure to succeed. See programmes for
particular. Cnnm OilTll,
1'. W.Srnti t,
Committee of Arrangement..
' 'I -,
- , feraonala.
Mr. Mark Cohen, general agent of the
Kqultablo Lllu Absuranco Society, left
thu city lor Springfield la.it Sunday alter
hoon. Before going he called on the
Ul'm.ktiv and showed a pamphlet which
had been received by Mr. JewottVilcox".
The pamphlet was, issued some year
ago by irreapoiiblble parties as a printing
speculation, and is for sale at fii.00 per
hundred or $10.00 per thousand,, profit
able investment ot the publisher As It
is it casts some reflections upon the
standing and mode of business of the
Equitable, Mr. Cohen wishes us(to state
that he will return to Cairo in a month
or blx weeks and will be happy Jo give
full Information to anyone at nil inter
ested lu the matter, particularfy thoc
who aro about to take out policies.
Those wlio have hold policies lu the,
Equitable al this place tor tho past
eight year appear to be pcrlectly satls
ticd. Ho regret that lie had made all
his arrangements to leave, before
thls'pamphlet wasjrccelved, as ho would
like to have answered the points In
question. Any Information required
will be cheerfully given by Mr.jllurnett,
the Local agent at Cairo. Mr Wilcox
volunteers Hie suggestion, that it would
pay better to bend these pamphlets to
person who have not held" policies lor
ten or twelve years in the Equitable.
Confidence Men. k
Several day ago, a well dressed and
.very Intelllgent'.looking gentleman ar
rived in this cltjj and took, quarter at
the Planter? Uonsefwhere he registered
,ioi..is lnnlnti, I.ampasus, Texas. "
ile loitered about town for several days,
witn no particular oDjcct in view, appar
ently, conversing freely with thoe about
him, and spent money.of which he
seemed to have plenty, freely. On Frl.
day, while .Mr. Landon was sitting iu Hie
bar room ot the Planter', he was drawn
Into conversation by a gentleman who had
frequently visited Lauipatus," and was
'pcraoually acquainted with a number of
his (Mr. Landon's) most Intimate
frlendt." Iu fact, he knew all about Lam-
pasus, and ol course, Mr. Landon was
glad to meet him. and asked him to the
bar to have u drink. Tho two indulged
in several drinks instead ot one, and then
started out lor a walk. Mr. Landon'
new acquaintance having been iu the city
for some time, was the better posted as
to the best route for a quiet and pleasant
ramble, and alter strolling about lazily
fpr an hour, both became tlrcu,and sat
down to rest iu the shade of n 'stable
In the heart of the city, where several men
and boy were lounging about, cracking
jokes, laughing, smoking and ap
parently enjoying themselves hugely
'Mr. Ijtnden's friend iiitetcd into the con
vcrsatlon, arid Mr. Landon followed suit,
Then thu friend arose and went into the
stable and fnvltcd Mr. LaudOu to follow,
aijMY., Idoa'dhfi eo." failtlef the1
'stable- tbey.'tncouDterca a .young ,mau
idly shullllng a deck of cards, and the
friend halted ami watched lilm curiously.
;riiejmini,.wlth the card .selected three
from the tlecK, snowcu iiicm to inu two
by-standers, threw them about promiscu
ously for u few second, uud wanteiMq
bet that neither .Mr. i.anaon or ms irienu
could pick out a certain one. Thefrieiul
Immediately took the bctaijd selecting
ono ot the three, turned It'facc upward,
and won. Then thu man with thu cards
repeated the vigorous tossing about of the
cards, and 'again challenged; tire lookers
oi) to bet." ' This timuMr. Landon tried
his luck, putting up the amount of tho
wager iu gold. He cliote a card, tunud
It over., and lot. game was kept up
until' Mr' Landenliad lost forty odd dol
lar In gold, 'when ho began to realize
iliut hp was tho viotlm of coiilldijiice men,
and quit. After they "had bleif fhelr(man,
the party who approached Mr. Landon
In (ho hotel again' aouglit him, nud tried
drive him out of town b1 imparting, to
him the intelligence that the police wero
after him tor gambling, and would give
him trpubielf )m dldn'tgoiUQucello did
go,' but'retuhied lrie, ama'rBktidttjK.
men whi'bcaXb'linpitatiliig TliAtThe was
back, hired a sklft" and crossed the river to
Kentueky-fuil-'hi time" to'wcape tho
oftlcers. 'I'hoy havo not since been seen.
This Is but ono of numerous confidence
game that ore penetrated iu this city
nearly ejery day. The two menwho o
ikUlfHl)! wncoctedjheaboye;fiie, we
ore told by one who 'k'iidw"i,T are a por
tion of a 'gan; who have made Cairo
their headquarter lor several months.
It is sold that loveral men' who live and
are well known here are connected with
the gang, and helped in a racnsure.U
'put up the Job" related above
At au adjourned meetlug of Uta.citizeus
and taxpayers, held, at tho council
chamber May 20th, 1870,thecommltteeon
taxation made the following report, which
on motion was received, appro
and ordered to be published :
Tx the president and members of the
citizen' aoelatlon,uiid tax.ppyer of th
city and countS'.1 1
I Ukkjliimkm : Votir commlltcu, ( beg
leave-lo report lhnt rn.coidpVaiicOMltli
yuurjt iuiei, bb epresfcu ui uie ;iiiseui
.. " '-..l4 . 1 J I.
mwung on tno xjih tiay otusprii, jsio
tliey employed as attorney Hon, J,, II."
...... . '.,'.
.iiuiKcy ami i.mcgar ami i.ansucu, who
havo made a careful Investigation of the
records and history of the railroad bonds
Issued by the city and county, and the
law relating to thu same. They report
Jhat tho law has not been complied with
In many respects ; but suggest that lor tho
present, It Is deemed the better coursci
not to take any alllrmallve legal action to
prevent thu collection of thu taxes now
dil'cVnnt to place ourselves on the defenic,
fortify, nndr jcicryo tiro until the enemy
approaches. . -
lteidlzlug tho fact that a large proper,
tlon o our tieoplc are unable to payjheir
taxi. now duc?aud, not fecilng disposed
.'V fiuggest the repudiation of aiiydebts
for which wu aru legally and morally
bound, the commlltco recommend the
payment, as far as possible, of all taxes
assessed for local and State purposes from
which we derive a bfcncllt, and let the
Itailroad Interest tax, assessed against
real estate, the legality of which may be
brought lu question, nud from which wo
derive no adequate bene lit, rtmatn unpaid'
It is thought by some ol our people that
whenthc bondholder come to realize
the condition ot thlnga iirc, they will see
It will be to;th'irJnterisstto cllcct a :om-
proinlseleu inch tcrMilliat we may be
however " way'itiethe commlttcu
after the mot mature deliberation, arc
clearly of the opinion that this Indebted
nest can never be paid, and this sooner
this tact U understood by the tax-payers,
and even ttic bondholders themselves, the
better It will be for'nll pjrtie concerned.
Your committee would respectfully re
mind' the citizens of the magnitude of au
undertaking to rid tbemselw of so great
Four hundred thousand dollar at eight
per cent, interest, for twenty years, would
absorb $040,000 of the peoples' money,
which if placed iu the Enterprise Saving
Bank, and, Alexander County Bank, hi"
stead of being paid to the bondholders,
would amount' to an enormous sum, ex
ceeding luiehe hundred thousand dollart
at the end of twenty year. And still
the original debt will remain unpaid, and
so far as human foresight can determine,
our ability, to rid ourselvea ol this huge
anaconda Which encircle us, will be less
tUcn than It Is now.
It Is a burden Imposed upon every tax
paying citizen for thu. average lifetime of
those now Interested, and must become
an unwelcome legacy to tho next genera
tlon, unless we can Hud relief.
' 'The committee' recommend unity of
action lit whatever la done, for, without
it, no good could be accomplished. C
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Kjur ciiicvi, rrifui aiurm uy vucyi cricr in
In the prosecution ol this, work, the
committee have incurred the following
expenses, viz :
Retainer fee to counsel $200 00
City clerk for abstract ofrce.orU 13 IX)
Janitor three nights .'2 00
, F. Pitcher, services as solicitor '
and collector 'tl 00
Total. $223 00
The county clerk, J. G. Lynch, Esq.,
contribute tixty paya ol manuscript In
making abstract, amounting to $10 00 to
" a.-.; .-, T n "...I
tho citizens' association as per ikxoo.
panylng voucher. "
......... .. f&iv
in ut'Uii) inu iiuuvu, uApeiite.-i cuiuri-
butlons have becn sollclted from' the citi
zens wio havo cheerfully responded
amounting to $211 00 as per 'subscription
list hereunto attached. "
Amount remaining unpaid on siibsorip.
lion ?8 00; leaving a balance iu the1
hand -of thei ebhimlttfe ot. $16 .00 all of
which Is rvspectluUy submitted!
"Citizens' Association" ot thc'Clty or
Cairo. To Jacob G. Lynch County
Clerk of Alexander County Dr. For
copying CiO pages (legal cap) of Cairo fc
St. Ldtils and Cairo & Viuccnue Kail-
road orders of Court, by order of tho
Committee' Attorney, at 2."c.cach page,
The Association will please accept tho
above, as u gilt frpm Vour ltospectfully,
Jacob' (5. Lynch,
List of contributions tor defraying eV.
pcnsos,:.r .'ijt ,
I,'. 11. Cumilugham. $10 00; William
Lonergau, $2 00 ; (5. D.'Willlamsort, $,"'
P. ,W Barclay, S3; John Antrim", S3;
Louis Herbert, $5; 1. Walter, $2; Cnmleo
& Morris, $2; J.Walder, $2; C. Pink,
$2; N.'W. Hacker, $1 ; L Farnbaker, $3.
A. Halley, S3i O. Haythorne, $2; Paiq
G. Schuh, 2; T. B. Ellis, $1 ; White &
Grccre, $1 ; B. F. Blake,?! ; A.Susanka,
$1 ; W, L.,Brltol, 2 ;,ll. J. Cundlfr, $2;
Henry Wells. $3, Cash, $2; Goldstlno &
It.-, $2; J., Burger & Co., $1 ; Louis II
Myers, $2; John Koehlcr, $.50; Mr.
McLean, $1 ; Stuart ,t Gholso'n, SI ; F.
M. Ward, $ .CO; J. Stewart, $0 ; William
Kug9l.$.l COV-McKlmiey, S2 ; jfc.
W. Under, $3; Peter Neft, $5; Peter
Cuhl, $5; .lowett Wilcox, $5; J. M.
Lausden, $10; J. H. Mulkcy, $10.
Green & Wood, $5 ; Chas. O. Puller tt
Co.. $5 ; Cha. Gall;,'hQ.-, S23 ; C. It lyiien,
$1; Warren & Bio., $2 ; , $2 ; Hallt-.
day Bros., $23f-3l..i. atcGnuley, 2;
S. S. Taylor, $25 ; J. II. Jfctcalt,$2;
Will. Elders, $2'; Jos. B. lteed, '$10;
Sam'l Walters, $ri;Sam'l Wilson, $5;
PatrlcK Clancy, s; r. incenr. a:
TUnlar.lae!'t2?AilVsh. 2: jStnif
Clicny, $1 ; Smith Torrcuee, $1 uitfkA
. fl ! ri tv, ShtiJW Wood A
Cairo, III,, Friday Evening,
r Mav 22. 1S7C..
t The weatiier line eur last reporit has
betif warm 'and 'tleaYant uhllr Sunday,
when a heavy inln, accompanied by
thunder, llgh'tulng .and wind, visited its.
To-day however It Is. again clear and
warm. The rivors are falling, and have
got dow low"efh lor the sewer to
ll6. "AraWf wmeTI lrl IKrWth us lor
months,vTn a ievtj'dmyt: Hate to Hie
South remain a last reported.
Thercls very little activity In the gen
eral market, though trade opened rather
encouragingly yesterday morning. Flour
Is very dull. Stocks arc reported heavy,
with an exceedingly light demand
Transacttoiis 'In hay tire ex
tremely light. Sale nrc few
and far between. The market
I full of every kind but strictly choice.
About all llio life that exlit nt present Is
In corn. It Is scarce ami thu demand Is
very good. Sale since lat report have
been quite lively, and the Inquiry In
crease with, each day. Oal ,aru very
quiet and dull. There fs a good stock on
hand, but receipt are light. Meal Is In
very good demand. Thu supply Is only
fair. Bran I plenty and dull. The
stock of old butter on ham! Is large and
Is very slow sale. Only fresh arrivals are
taken. There Is an active demand for
ergs. All are taken as fast a they come'
lu, Poilltry find quick pale. There is
very lljtle In the market. The demand
(or' pie 'Jplaht' lias fallen 'of! amiyprlccs
have declined, owing to the largesupply
of small fruits. Strawberries arc In good
demnnd at quotation given below.
BsuOuctrieud .should bear lu mind
that the prices here given are utually lor'
sates from- ilrstbaiid in round lots. In
'filling or'ler and1 tor brokW-lols it U
necesary to charge au advance over
Sfdcks or flour are Heavy, and the mar
ket U very dull. We note the salo of 200
bbl. nt 0 ; 100 bbN. at $3 ; 200 bbls va-.
rious grades, 3 73 to $0 30; 200 bbl
various grades, ft to $7 23 ; 400 bbl va
rious grade, city, SI to $S 73.
Therti lan abundance ot hay In the
market, uniij very little is twlng sold.
We noto the.snle of ,2 car good! mixed,'
$10 1 car good tnlxed, $12.,
The supply of corn Is very llgnt, and
tho demand Is urgent.- Wo note. the sale
ot 1 car white, in aacks, 30c ; 2 cars white
lu sacks, 30c; 2 cars mixed, lu sacks, 48c'
1 ear cholcovhlto In bulk, on trae, 47c;
1 car white, In sacks, delivered, 30c ; 1
car mixed, iu sacks, delivered, 40c.
Oats arc very quiet. The market Is
very well supplied, and the jdenmnd is
nominal. The only sate noted was that
of 1 car mixed, in bulk, 31c.
The demand fpj meal I good. The
supplylifonly juoderute.vtfriote the
sale of 1 car country, $2 33. "
Bran Is dull. The market Is well uup-
plled. We noto the salo of 2 ears in
hulk on trackvO.00; 300 sacks, 13,00;
There I a fair demand for fresh butter,
The stock of old on hand I large. o
note the salo of 23 Pall 15ct. 10 pkg.
The deliiatidtor egg Is active. All aro
taWuits-aah nrrlvul.oAWa.nnln I lie sain of 4
lxes,a2icma?e, lacPlk uoz., ic.
We note tho sale ot 10 boxes, $5 60.
Tim demand for strawberries I gOo4 at
quotation. We note the sale of 25 urates
$4 004 00.
HIDES AND FUltS.
Fuus-Beaver-No I $2 CO; No. 5
$1 30; No.3$l; No. 4 30c. Otter No.
l$0;No. 2$t; No. 3 $2: No. 4 $1.
iiliik No. 1 $1 : No. 2 73o: No. 3 30c:
No.-Ilbe? P.acc'oo'u-No. 1 70c; No. 2
10c : No. 3 20c : No. 4 10c. . Skunk No.1-
l.85o i 'o.aQOdj'Oi 3.30c5, Ifo! 4 13c.'
Fox Gray No. 1 $1 ; No. 2 ,3e ; No. 3,
30o; red fox No. 1 1 ; No. 3 7oc
Opossum No. 1 10c; No. 2 So; No. 3
CcJ' MtHk'ratiol'2uo-' No.a 15c; No.
3 10c. Bear-No. I S10; No. 2 $7; No.
$3;,No,Sl. Wolf Mountain No. I
12 MpSti 2 SV 7oi'No iffi ;lNo. 4 75c;.
Pralrio WoO-fo. 1 $15; No. 2 30,
Wild Cat 23c. House Cut 10c. Ba-lijer,
yi( taHBisiui,or Celoriule,
Tak thopAtehlaonTopeka and Saptj
Fc rallrbadr'hu new uud popular lfna
Irom Atchison uud 'Kans'a City, via the
biiutlful . Arkansas valley, to .PucbJo,
Colorado 'Spring,- 1rtenwJahnon City,
Cucluuui.jiX'l NorjeSiuUu Kit and aM
PoinT lit Colorado. "New Mexico and
ArlzonaiSpeelal rQuml trip M day tick
et to l.vuer on aalu .May JOtb, at $."!i
taking In the famoiw waU-riiig places oli1
the D. ft it. O. road. Low emigrant
rate to the Ban Juan mine.
Pullman palaeo sleeping can between
thoHlssourt rlvernnd the Hocky Moun-
the'ri JusrVgnMei" sMUVtss,
,. '4 J. ,AKlUu)ON,
Gen. Pais. Agt. Topeka, Kan.
W ar UarAa-rnairT, KiraM
Vlckatiurx ... ........
N'cw Orlnnit ........
- J eri',J.YX t
i . 1 . AKmmen.
Hleiuuer JiU. Fbtf. Padiicah.
1L 57f tfrnerVS't. LotiU.
tj; j,, tym wdidJt,rMeBpi
'XhompsoH Ucan, t'uctri
; -Jb'outeiinela Plttjburg.-
Tow-boats', torm, Hf. Lotil.
.fa. 1L Blgley.St. Lo
IronUIes, St. IxmU.
a Coal Hill, 8t.;LmiI.
, Alice Brown, New Orlea.
., City Hdcna,St.i;oul.
., Florence Lee, Evanvllle.
II. H. Turner, St. Louis.
Vint Shlnkle, Clndmiatl.
t Thompson Dean.i. O.
Grand T$wcr,r Vlcksburj
. . ' FontennelSt.JJ.oulv
,, Gleuco, New Orleans.
vTiiw.boaUtormJS'o, 3, St, Lou!
" .mill. Bigfey, loul'sv
to " Iroiuldes, Pittsbtirgh.
" Alice Brown, I.oulsvlll
tTne rifer. 4y:uiugtwas 33-
incues on me gauge; having laP'
Inches during the past forty-eight
Heayy .rains fell on Sunday m
Pilot, Billy Phillips, lately .
Thouipsou Dean, secured a bh
LouUvBlu on the Ja. H. Blgley,
day. The Blgley took eighteen
barges from here, and added ci;
riio.'i'hpmpsou Deau added 1('
here, and "has. 1,600 tons for tho
She had good luck picking up a tr
the lower Oldo.
The'idlewlld passed tip to En
Sunday night, to take the place
Ill-fated Pat Cleburne, In tho Ev
and .Cairo trade.
The Florence Lee came down I.
of the Arkansas Belle with aallm
Stic brought no lurther News ot t'
. . . .... ... . i . . . . i. t i
uier i'.teiii iiiai inu wunmicu t
" It was decided at ono time by Y
blclans that clerk- ItroWn's to:
have to be amputated!) save h
he'obiected so strongly tha,t the,1;
to try longer to save it, and .at
counts had hopes of being able t-
The neatest, roofntfst, coolest o
arranged wharfboat KitHca iu the
that of the Halllday & Phillips' V
boat Companyou their mammoth V
boat lying lietween Sixth and r
street. It ha lately undergo
prnvemcnt under the direction o
E. W. Halllday secretary, .am
ttrer of the company, that wan
neededed and makes us .say. what
"the't'lty 'National1 Bankfof-tluV
Im futt received and placedtln
vault, one of -Hall' Patent Cltroni.
Sfe!r"It lthe beet safe known,
iiiChroiioiiitfcr ntfichmeut, whlcl
thu salo is taaeetl fot the day. -car-
even the cashier himself, can get
This arrangcraentcWcKtnatc i
game oC those midnight artist wr
stmt revolver at tho head o.r
caMilers and ileiuahtl'fcysf cornt
The EddyTillc brought 71 hln
hacco, ytMrdayJipirllie; Cnn
river t ' "
JOHN Q. HABMAN
v- eV J t
Lauid Aaenta of the altaMs Dsntn
B.vlineltoa asd'UuXncr B. 8
& i Oamiwnlas.'
Buslnct'H Houso lately ocj"
Wood lilttcifljotis? tc0i.;"on L
low 1 1th street. Heat. very rea
Dwelling j1wuii7aI5ui in
..enclosed, In 'good order, on
fourth ami 'Walnut fUfeU. ltei
u gojd tenant. !f
Two tenements on tvet ldn
tnerciat avenue Hear Fifth street,',
lor step and dwcHing! JU'iit for '
icr month. "
Dwelling house,, 5 roonii, r
street war Walnut, iiigooOwpalr.
$13,60 .per month". " . .
Cottage, 2. room arid .
Tweuty-llnt street :$fyg
north side, y Rent $5, par-faracth.
Ttvo mallJieuieji',iior1h'west i
Fifteenth MtdiopuUr.riet k'
' -Basement of brlck'ljitlWlaV.
tif-WasHltigtoir'arutiQ' near EIl'
atrccf, iivw rooiiu'lrt .good' coi
Bent low.' 1 a
carpenter shop. Cheap,reot. .
BirHdtnoivWeSsrettie of CaaJ j
Hall." Kent verv low. '
. - ,t
llll,IH,Ulff WP, M.. J
one Ueattrisw y ten Is iow;t
t-LoU Mttl ianla mimmK yt
Heal F.stat Agent, oirWraaa,
Levee street. ajraav
t . .4 til am as