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Real Estate Column
Alexander count lands, Cairo lots,
'II exchange fur 8U Ixmts property.
Tlio south Imll 6f tt '' Tilot" house at
; FOR PENT.
Cottage on Sixth street near Wash
ington avenue. - ; ' l
Cottage ou Eighth afreet near Wal
Dwelling, corner Twenty-lourth and
First floor of brick dwelling corner
Nineteenth and Poplar streets.
Cottage oa Fourth Street, between
ioinmercUd aud Wa.ldngten avenue.
Cottage on NJiith StmA, wot of Wal
nut street. " ' - ; . .
Cottage on fourteenth strict, est
of Washington avenue, $11
Saloou and fixtures, south west corn
er Eighteenth street . and Commercial
ivenue, at a bnrgaiav t . : ,
Cottage on Twelfth" street, w'eft of
Jommcrci.il avenue, $10.
Dwelling house on Cross street, wen
ol Washington n venue.
Business home on Icvce street, above
A good cottage on Twenty-Ninth
-trect, near Couitnercial avenue.
Store room on Commercial avenue,
lext to WaverJy hotel, f 10.
Cottage of 4 rooms on Twenty-third
treel, $0. Good yard and cistern.
Good dwelling houe on Walnut, be
tween Twenty-second and Twenty-th.rd
Store-room corner Twentieth And
Poplar streets, $12 60.
btore room adjoining above, V;
House on Commercial avenue, war
lth street. Suitable for btfiucsa aud
I welling. $15.
Tenements numbered M and 3,
Winter's How, 6 rooms eaeh for $10
fa r ' month. Will be. put in firat-c.s
Store rer-sn In Pilot lIoue," lately
occupied by A. ilalley. : , . v
Dwelling house ou Sixth ftrcet and
Jefferson avemie ....
Orphan Asylum building and premi
ss. Kent low, to a good U-ritut.
Store room, corner Twentieth and
Washington avenue, $12 a month.
liooras In various part ol the city.
FOR LEASE OK SALE.
Lauds, In tracts to suit, near Cairo.
S. Paretra announce? special bargain?
in Men's and ItnyftClolhiug.good all wool
Cassimere suit only $0 00. A good boys
suit only $1 00 and upwards. All much
less than heretofore for equal qualities.
The Pom Pedro's anamination did
not takj place, but hundreds of wives
kad daughters all over the city are barfly
to think that tliey ran buy the best Cali
coes at fi nts t yard at
142 and 141 Commercial avenue.
Soliirvon Parol ra has received an addi
tional stock of lry Good. Clothing,
Boots and Shoes, which he is offering, to
suit the times. Therefore. t you want
to save money give nlm a call at 142 and
144 Commercial avenue.
Great revolution in the lino of Boots
and .Shoes, which I olTc-r at prices never
heard ot belore. Men's bouts at $2 00
a pair, and ail the rest iu proportion. '
r S. l'AMt.liU,
12 and 1 1 1 Coiomei cial rue.
A . I Laundry.
It is now conceded that Sirs. Coleman
the laundress, No. 12 Fourth street, be
tween Washington and Con.mvrcial avi
tine', has one of the best conducted laun
dry cftablUhmcnt iu the My, and land
lords of hotels nnd hoarding house will
find it to their advantage to call upon
her. Jkr prices are as follows: Hotel
mid boardlr.g-hotisc wa-hing 7"i cents
jer dozen. F-r piece work prices are as
follows : Silvio, xhirtaud collar, l.c ; p-r
doen, SOe; so-k-i, Th ; two collars, 6c;
two handkerchiefs, 5c; vests, Me; ann
all gentlemen's wear, feue. per dozen.
Ladies plain calico dres.es, 2 -"to ; caiieo
dresses w ith extra trimmings, r(e; white
dresses, $1 25o ; ladies' underware, line
and coarse, $1 IK) per dozen. 1-23-ti.
(Join It lo Kaueaa nr Colurattu.
Take tho Atchison, Tojrcka aud S.int..
Fe railroad, the new and popular line
from Atchison and Kansas City, via tho
beautiful Arkansas valley, to Pueblo,
Colorado Springs, Denver, Cannon City,
Cucharu s, Del Norte, Santa Fe and all
points in Colorado, New Mexico and
Arizona. Special round trip !K) day tick
ets to Denver ou sale May 13th, at $.".0,
taking in tho famous watering places on
the D. & H. G. road. Low emigrant
rates to the San Juan mines.
Pullman palace sleeping cars between
the Missouri river and the Kocky Moun
tains w itiiout change. Close connections
made nt Kansas City and Atchison in
union depots. For maps. Lime tables
and the 'Sun .loan guide," uiUldros,
T. J. Anukkson,
Con. Pass. Agt. Topcka, Kan.
Mok Koch. C. Jvoch, at his shop nnd
store room, No. 90 Commercial avenue,
has for sale a stock of boots and shoes of
his owiiteake ; ulso a full stock of leather
and findings for salt); and a
large stock of St. Louis ens
torn mado boots and shoes. He
keepr tliu hest material and is up In all
the laUst styles. Ilia Jits are perfect, arid
satisfaction U guaranteed. Giro hira a
call- ... 'J-2Uf
OP THK v' 1 '
ty of 'lro,
cidoied and varnished, for sale at halt
price ($3.50) at the Bi'LlKTix oiilee.
Ladies UKbjtnci.ormst!. XuidlQ
Chemise, Drawers, bklits and Night
gowns in line Muslin, tucked and em-
triodered at reduced rates, at
8. Pakeira'v,' :
142 and 144 Commercial avenue,
Bankrupt 'sale of books tad stationery at
Uotkwell'i v , "-"t
- - - -
t r sutliorlfwl fo finnoiinre JH15 II.
KOHI.nsun rsndlitsferMiena of Akx
mler county, atUx eamlntf uutr li-ctli.a.
VS' nr aulborlrnl loaaaoancs that K. A. K'l
niundaon l n liili'jnileiit ll-jibl iejn mli
Ut lor Hittitt, at the mulling counlv ilei tiiiii.
Ws rr aullinrirwt foafinoiBil,kTCKS Ari',
fr an lnileH-iilpnt cancliilHie 1'ir -SiTiir nf l
niiiiilcr romitr, at the rnmiins cuunty cln tinn.
ASCALON IJUUK, NO. 61.
Knlifhts of I'jrthias, mti-U evi-ry Fri
day Blfht at bulf-luitt en, u UiiU
Kelluwii' llall. 1I..WF.,
Chancellor Lomiuaniii r.
ALKXANDKK I,OI(E, NO 7.
d'T lncle.wtcl. nt Orfler of Odd-Kel-
ytf M Iowa, meets every lliurluy nisht
wK' at half-fsuit seven, In Uteir ball on
Vinuiicrc.i:il avemtr, Ijetwwn himh anJ feventh
.ru n :ns Lame, N U
"11U ..M.AMrMKNT, I. f. O. F., nieefs
.ti O'l l-K.-ncwn' II. ill on the lir-ct n 1 thirl
iucvla) in evtry muiilii, t hlf--t sev-n
J.IO II .)!. I. 1
A CAIUOLOIXiK. N0.837.A.F. A A. M.
-f Iw lloid rt-jjuinr lyniniiiiitrntlotis In Mn
ronlr; Hull, comer C oibiiiTcImI arentifc
' 'and Vii-Mh tTt, on the wmhuI and
V.tirth Mnndav ofeaeii month.
HAT KM Or AIHEKIISIXJ.
CAU bilU for advertisinjf, are dne and py
all i av,ni a
Trmieient advertialnK will be intM-rUxl at Ui
ratp of f 1 on jr piiare for the flr t InsertioB
and .V reiitu fur "-sch tutwevjm nt one A lilrul
liitriunt will I made on ftandinif and di'j'l
For inwlin Fuii-ml notcre 91 ' Xotirr u
tiip tlns of sorieties or secret onUrs c.nU for
t'hnrrh, S.wiety, Fctival and fiupir notin-a
will only le inM.-rU.-d a advertiscmei.ts
No advertioerumt will tie rrc-ivl at tlian
vi ceuUi and no aivi-rti.-cuitiit will be iiiM-rled
for le. Uutn three doilara )cr HjoUti
tn. j I-cal Bualceaa Notices, of
Skim. " taa llncior more. Inserted
pVv--a in the Bulletin aa followa :
Cotaio.c CountlMr at tn Lines.
One insertion per line... - 3 Cents
Twolnaertioiiapnr Iuls . 7 Cent
Three insertions per line. ..10 Cents
Six Insertions per Una 16 Cents
Two weeks per line 5 Cents
One month per line. 35 Cents
Mo KeUuctriou will be made in ubove
TI KSDAY. JUNK M. lG.
t.oeal Weatlier Repwrt,
Caimo.Ill., Jiineli. lS7c
tFms. I Ha. I .Tub. I W'uiiTT". IHiiu.
7 a .m. I '.17
t p.m. .K
C I do
t ,' I.t. rain.
Ftiveant, ?cnal fcerrlce, I'. . A.
lhirty thousand Ju.-t received at the
The bankrupt sale at the Musical 1'azar.
The Hrpat Centennial lo at Panl
II. Ninth's. C-ll-lt.
Dr. Stuith has removed his oilii.-e to
rooms S and t, Winter's block. Kntrauee
on Seventh fnf-t.
Llt.cn lilirc, plate linli-h, letter anl note
5aier at the IivLi.tTix ollice. JHuc and
cream laid, below bt. Louis )ric.t's.
Jut received by Mesr. Ilanhn 4?i
Dcwry, Ct f)lilo Levee, 'M dozen choice
broouii, anions them a lot ol oclect par
lor brooms, which thr-y otter to the trade.'
Leap. C 11-Ct
'1 lie uiiclerineil is pn pared ti pump
.nt and n :nr ci-frrn or build new ones
M s-hui t notice and at Salic-factor prices.
J. S. Hawkins
2-til and Cedar streets. Pootolliee hox
'1 his poptilarsalooii, corner Poiirteciilb
vtnet and Was-hlngton aventti', is open to
the public. The bar Is -upplicil with
pure wines, choice liquors and ilu-flnest
Lratids of cigars.
'i-5-tf A. Krals, Proprk-tor.
VVuud J Md I
For sale at $1 W) per load. Utove wood
sawed and split, $1 per cord. Four foot
wool, 3 60 per-cord, delivered lu any
part oi the city. Uig lot of stove wood
on baud. Leave orders at No. SI p.i'bth
street, and they will receive prompt at
tention. 5-13-lui. F. W. Ward.
F.tna Flour Mill. Indianapolis, Indiana
3 rim 1 feet buhis, water power. Mill hi
complete runuii order. Iliuldiii 45x45
feet, 4 stories and baement. Would
take as part pay mill in .Southern Illinois
or iudiana. Small c:uh puyiueut.
Address, St'LUViN fc Gates.
Katiouat Republlenn Convention.
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11.. . )
Orncic UltN'L Sou THJUIM A
Caiko, June Uih. lSiii.
To pciiottSMdshing to attend the Na
tional 1'epublkaii CoiJVeullou at Cincin
nati, June Hdi; we will selltK-kefs atone
lare, $10 50, for rdu'u.1 trii-.' Tickets good
to return until June 83th. ;
C-10-3U fien'l Southern Ag'-nt.
Auswera I f orreHiondeiit.
In answer to "Alphabetical," in j our
last Issue, for a remedy lor consumption
in Jts first stages, I can recommend Dr.
Pierce's "Golden Medical Discovery," It
taken according to directions, for it has
been thoroughly tried iu my lauiily, and
the results were glorious. Alphabetical"
must not expect one bottle to do the
work my w ile took three bottles before
she could discover any chansre, but after
lho third bottle every dose seemed to
strengthen the lungs, and now the 'is
well and hearty. It "Alphabetical" will
write to me I will get witnesses to the
above. 4 fluiiity II. M Pattox.
Lawrence.Marlon county, IikI. CinHii
nati JWi, Feb. 4, 1S75.
i 6-3l-dAwlw-(37) '
Sils flllch l ows for Rule.
" On Hiursday, Hie If.th Inst.,' at Ihe
store of L. II. Myers, C-oinmeroial- mve
nue, w ill be sold six tine milch cows.
All tho latest and nt , styles of Jelly
glasses ; also a large lot ol sealinj; wax
at prions to suit the times, at Ilartman's
new queeniware store. C-13-ot
, . - aieesl Peiaioes.
Just reciived at Ihe' New York Store
Choice Northern' Peaeh Wow Potatoe
or Table and .Seed, for sale'low. I '.. ;
' r-:n-int C. O. Patikr & Co.
Iii Chicatco, Illinois, June 3th, Mrs.
Jiartha Humphrey, wile ol Henry
Humphrey. Mrs. Humphrey lived seve
rai years hi Cairo, and her death will b0
a surprise to her friends here.
Ci-riMiiu Anterirfiti Stelionl.
Tliis school will be opendiiring the
.summer months from eight to twelve in
the. loretioon. Instruction given hi
arithmetic, reading, and writing. Tuition,
$1 ix-r monlh. H. Aei ki., Turner Hall.
.otlee to Ntroet' flail wh f Companies,
The. l'eoplu's lUUway have lor sale .12
siitdl one-horse cars. Hceii in u .c about
two years and are now In pood running
condition. All have Slawson fare boxes.
Will I o sold cheap. For iiiforiiiatioij ai
dreg W. 15. ltVDKH,
7-1 W. See'y People's It. V., St. Louis.
Mary Margretta, njrcil nhotit ix
inontlis, daughter of Antonc Cella. The
funeral will take place this HU-ruoou at
3:30 o'clock, Irom loot of Tenth street,
by siecial train lo Villa I'idge. Services
at St. Patrick's Catholic church at 2
o'clock. Friends of the family invited
1 wo.itj-.l v Uellitrs . nnl
For the return of fowls and thief, who
stoic from our premises Friday nijfht
l;i.-t, a lot it two doen half grown
Brahma tins spring's chickens. Half
of the number was perfectly white in
color, balance wliite and brown mottled.
Kach had one wing cropped.
0-13 -it. ClIAS. tiAI.HJIIi.K.
Tim 1'ourtli al llii kuinn.
The people of Hickman, Ky., have
taken a notion to celebrate. They in
tend to make tilings lively in that vicinity
on the Fourth of July, and have invited
the Silver Cornet hand of this city to visit
them on the occasion, but the members
of that organization, we are told, will re
main at home, and participate in the
For a cleaj shave, a fashionable hair
cut, or a thorough shampoo, go to J.
George Stcinhotise on Lighth street,
Alexander County Bank building. His
shop is always neat; his towels always
clean ; hi . a.'i-tauts always polite, and
his tables covered with the latest daily
papers, lor the benefit of his cu.-tomers.
A hal .Mlcliap.
Yesterday, a little two year old daugh
ter of Mr. Diehard Powers, residing on
Poplar street, near tho corner of Twenty
lirst street, fell from the sidewalk aud
broke her arm. The bone of the arm
commenced breaking at the wrist, and
is split to a point above the elbow. The
little sufferer undergoes untold agony
with the wound.
Fred. Hothciuz, the well-known pro
prietor of the new Centennial Beer Hull,
has decided to spread every morning and
evening a grand lunch, aud he invites all
his friends and customers to come and
try the same. He will have on tap a fresh
and cool gl..s of 'im-lnnatl lager Immp
lb- will give, whim the luur.lt is ready, a
signal hy rining a bell. 'nine one, come
On Sunday a special train on tho Nar
row Gauge brought an excursion party
to this city from Jouesboru. All the gny
young Indies and gentlemen ol the vil-
lugc! were in the crowd. On the train
leaving the city a couple of cars jumped
the track near the new levee, and while
the employes ot the road were at w ork
replacing tlictii, a couple ot men
not of the party indulged in a
light, which resulted in one of the twain
being knocked off of the car and having
his shoulder dislocated.
Saalfftirr's Bankrupt Mule.
1 will for a few days more offer the
goods of W. IJ. Rockwell & Co., and C.
Rohbins & Co, bnnkrupts, at private t-ale
I will tnake i an obje-t J'ur dealers t
purchase in jobbing lots.
I also solicit bids fur these stocks hi
Tiesc guoih must be avid. Now i , the
tune to buy. GKonin; Fisnr.r.,
Cairo. June 12. 0-13-6t.
(buret) Siitkbittii St-liuol
The excursion planed by the Methodist
Sabbath School for next Thursday, will
leave by the C. & V. Railroad at 7:30 a.
m., and return to the city at 7:30 p. m.
The fan s tor the round trip will be us
Children under 12 years ( f age.... 25 cents
Between li and 10 years of age- 00 cents
Ladies...!.. 50 cents
Tickets lor al at McU.iuleys. iSchuh's
and Barclay's drugstores.
- Hogs, T log, M, lta. T.
City Marshal OiFici., "j
v Arab Km. ink HorsK,
Caiho, 111., June 1, 1S70. J
All owners of dogs and sluts witbiu
the corporate limits of tho city of Cairo
are hereby notilled that the city tax upon
th same must bo pakl on or before the
15th day of June, J78, after w hich all
dogs or sluts found within the city limits
on which the tax ha not been paid will
bekiUodr .J will, be loynd in my olHee
from now until the 15th to receive said
tax, from 9 o'clock a.m., to 12 o'clock m.
of each day, Joiix II. Uossium, .
: ..... Clly Marshal.
Police business was very dull yes
terday. . .
, That was a cool, refreshing shower
we had yesterday.
A base half club I being organized
to give the Paducahites, those tormen
tors ol Cairo ball tossers, w hat they need,
good threshing. The club w ill be, it Is
said, a very strong one.
The National Republican Conven
Hon, which meets at Cincinnati to-day,
was the principal topic of conversation
on tlm streets yesterday. We could not
learn of anyone from Cairo who will
We arfl printing the invitations, for
tin; basket picnic to be given by
the Boating Association. The affair
will take place one week from to-morrow,
and will beheld at Parker's grove
on the narrow gauge railroad.
From the number of hogs that per
ambulate our streets now, we are led to
believe that the owners of pork are mak
ing good ue of the time between this
and the llrst of July, when they w ill be
obliged to cage all property ol the hog
The large frame hoinc owned by Mr.
W. W. Thornton, on Commercial avenue
between Eighteenth and Nintecnth
streets, is being thoroughly repaired nud
repainted. A brick wall, to answer for a
fence is being built around the premises,
and when the whole has been completed,
it will be one of the handsomest places in
The New York lleraM sa : "Mu
sicians get bald-headed long belore other
people do.' This explains it. We have
for a long ti.no wondered why City
Marshal Coalman has a head without
much hair on it. Now, wo never even
whittled a tune, and therefore cur line
covering ol thick hair. The Herald is
right. . '
Wc respectfully petition the council,
and to docs Alderman Parker and Grocer
Keane, to make a water-tight gate at the
inside opening of the sewer that opens
out just south of the BcLL:n.s office. If
this is done before the next high water,
Lake Shannessy will not trouble the city
much, or else we are mistaken,
On Saturday niht the skies made
an industrious attempt to manufacture a
storm. After struggling along until the
alter part of the nighu they let dow n a
cloud or two not iu drops but in a llood
that fell iu a few seconds. Then they
gave us one solitary lightning stroke so
loud in its report that it woke every per
son lu the city. Then the storm was
Thieves broke in and stole at the res
idence of Chas. Galigher the other night
stole chickens, about two dozen and a
half. The rascally thieves were dainty, for
the chickens he stole were fpring chick-
ens, nice and tender just the thing beau
tifully browned and done to a tnrn. For
the fowls and foul thief Mr. Galigher
offers a reward of twenty-five dollars.
This is what happened yesterday be
tween the Mayor and the health otllcer:
Said Jack to Brow n : " See here, Brown,
I can't pick up a paper in this town with
out seeing your d d name init, I can't
stand it." He then turned his indignant
back upon Bro-vn, went to his oflh', and
iu a formal communication turned Brown
out of the employment of the city. The
Alderman arc high in indignation.
During the high water of a few weeks
ago, the bridge acro-s Happy Hallow,
just at the edge of Mound City, was
washed away, and up to the present time
nothing towards repairing the darusge
has been done. We learn that the com
missioners of Pulaski conntv havo re
fused to expend any money in replacing
the bridge. Were a new bridge to be
built, much of the trade that is now
transacted by farmers iu Mound
City, would conic to Cairo, and
the cotuuiisaioucr propose to m dntain
their hold upon the countrymen by al
lowing Happy Hollow to remain in an
impassible condition. The road, we are
informed by Mr. John Hopan, between
here and Mound City is in good condition
iu ail other places, aud Happy Hollow is
the only part of it that farmers cannot
Iu this fine weather.when there is little
rain and the rivers are low, it would In-
well if our citi.eus were to couoidi r the
following: The new levee Is, in some
places, two feet below the high water
line, aud consequently about three feet
ought to be added to the height of the
new levee before next high water. We
kuow that there will be no attention paid
to this suggestion by our citizens until
danger is ut band, and then a panic w ill
be raised. Our people don't trouble
themselves much. They don't prepare
for trouble, but wait till It comes, aud
then make a few remnrkJ about tho trus
tees. But the old tim-tcei have gone
away uro no more ana it
will do no good to expect Hint Col. Tay
lor will attend to the aflairs of the city
or that he can be compelled to. He will
do his share; hut the truth is, our peo-
plo must look to themselves. They
uiiut move when anything is to be done
for the c'.ty, or else it will not be done
Well, now, w e say to our I ople : If the
new levee Is not raised more tLautwo
feet in some places nnd scveiul incites
aloug its entire length Cairo will be
flooded tho next time the river rises to
high: water mark. Did wo hear, the
Mayor make a suggestion V B g pardon,
may be it was the voice of a gentle Al
derman wc heard ? .
Wo will pay no bills contracted by any
employe of Tun Bri.LKii- uuk-ss tUo
same Is mado on a written order sigued
by the president or secretary of the com
puny, and wc w 111 aevpt no orders given
by an employe of the compjtny, for uny
ClKO BULLKTIJS COUI'AXY.
November IU. 1S75. tt J ;
!! lrI t
R. J. Cundiff has Just received a car
load of Dubuquo Ice, and will continue
to receive ice throughout the entire sea
sou to supply the jobbing aud retail
trade. He respectfully solicits a share of
your patronage. , c depot, Xo. 17,
Eighth streef. . . 5-17-tf
lie ftrnrlr Sjbl Her.
On Saturday Mrs. Mack shied hef cas
ter Into the office of Judge Bross and
swore out a warrant for the Immediate
arrest of one William Hlglift. William,
sho asserted, during visit t her house,
had from sonw cause got out of hamor
with her, and stuck a revolver uncom
fortably close to her head, with the assu
rance that he would put out her hght for
her the lirst thing he knew. William
was kept Irom kceptng the promise lie
had made -Mrs. M.tck by toother man,
w ho seized Ihe revolver, the hammer of
the weapon as it descended buryinjf it
self in the flesh between his tore finger
aud thumb, which kept it from striking
the cartridge. The oflcuder was arrested
and held to bail In the sum of f.ve hun
dred dollars to answer at tho next term
of the circuit court. He Is In the county
I'crannal Local. (
Mr. and Mrs. H. II. Candee have re
turned. Mr. Frank Leibke, ot the Arm of
Leibke, Sehraigg A Co., tho well-known
St. Louis saw mill owners, is iu the city.
Mr. William Babcock and J. II.
Blewet, two prominent gentlemen of St.
Louis, are quartered at the St. Charles.
Mr. George W. Farihan, ot Vicks
burg, Miss., Is hi the city. Mr. Farthau
was formerly a citizen and newspaper
man of Cape Girardeau, and is well.
known to many in Cairo. He is now at
the head of a comtncreial college in Vieks-
Hanner, of Jo-s.eboro, aud Maj
Dougherty, of the AdoertUcr ot that
place, accompanied by our old friend
Charles Feuchter, called on us on Sum
daylat. They did not call in a simple
manner, and we hud with them quite a
season of religion? devotion.
Justus Cunningham, Ksq., the attor
ney w ho luis earned such a reputation In
so short a time and without effort on his
part, Informs us that lie intends to re
turn to Alexander county and again hang
out his shingle in this city. Mound Ciry
is well enough in its way, but it is too
small a place for Mr. Cunningham.
The I'rnloiiitinl Fourth. rite Hibrr
limit to tlio front.
The citizens' movement, inaugurated
for the purpose ol making arrangements
to celebrate tho Centennial Fourth ot
July, having tailed, and a later move
ment among tho Cremeu of the city to
make successful the same purpose, hav
ing also failed, the members ot the III
bernian fire company, upon consultation,
determined to make arrangements them
selve for the proper celebration of tho
great day, nnd to invite the public of
airo aud the surrounding country to
join with them in the patri
otic duty. They have accord
ingly engaged Washington l.all and
garden for the occasion and will throw
both open to the public night and day.
All the prominent brass and string bands
have been employed ; a grand procession,
patriotic in all its details, will be a dis
tinguishing feature of the event: the
immortal Declaration of li dependence
w ill be read by the Hon. John II. Oberly;
and oraliens will be delivered by lit n
Wm. Hartzell and other distinguished
orator, and tire works wil
make the heavens bright in
the night time with patriotic fire.
Everything will be done to make the oc
casion a most glorious one , and to this
end all tho citizens of Cairo and of all
the tow ns and cities and country around
about us In Illinois, Kentucky and Mi j
souri, are asked to come in nud give a
helping hand. ' By order of the commit
J. J. Axkeksox,
Wm. McHai k.
Caii:o, 111., Monday Evening,
June 12lh. 1576. .
There has been no perceptible change
in the general business of the city since
Thursday. The weather is excessively
The flour market Is tJull. There ias
been very little business transacted ou
eitner shipping or loual account, but tho
merchants are, Maeawber like, waiting
lor something to turn up to their advant
age, and hence keep in the best of
There Is only tho old, old story to toll
ot the hay market. It is dull "damn
dull," and there are no prospects of a
change for tho better. The receipt of
oats have been nbout MiClcUi.t to tthiy
tho demand, leu v big tho old stock, ctill
hero to offset any inquiry that , may
spring up. Meal , and bran mo vefy
quiet. City and country mal ii in good
supply, but buyers are sendee. Under a
fair local aud shipping demand, a good
deal of butter was disposed of oa Satur
day, aud th market is in aiair.comlilion.
Choice is in good demand. Eggs are
scarce nnd the demand is fair. The poul
try market is empty ot material, and
there is a good demand for both hens
and spring chickens. Vegetables ' are
pleuty and dull. The strawberry market
Is rather quiet, owing to tho arrival of
black raspberries, which are eagerly
sought after. Choice strawberries still
bring good prices. Raspberries we
selling at llltccu cents per quart.
THE MAEKE'lV. ;
jOur friends should bear lu mind
that the prices here giyeu are usually for
sales from llrst hands hi round lots. In
filling orders and tor broken lots it is
necessary to charge an advance over
these figures. "tea.
,, , . .FLOUR. ., ,
There bus been very little inquiry for
flour either on local or shipiing account
since Thnrsdny.- Mockrnr itti'gv I'lks-s
remain about as last reported. The fol
lowing sales were, made: 730 tar r)a var
ious gruflap tit y, tt MQ3 V; UK) barrels
various gridcstl 00 00; 100 barrels
varlotM gons, $1 OCt&l 0 400 barrsls
various grades, 3 6004V
' f . rr HAV rr t i
, The bay paai prtwmt Bovv fea
tures, and the position ot aflairs remain
about as last rif portal. - H e note the
sale of 1 car good mixed, $14 00 ; 1 car
good tnlted, $15 00. " '
The receipts of corn have been no more
than the demand required. The supply
on had is moderate, with prices ruling
about kg last quoted. The following
sales were noted. 1C0 sacks ttxd52c;
1 car white in bnlk 40c; 1 ear white In
bulk 40c; 1 oar white In sacks ftJct 1 oar
white in sacks 52c; 1 car white In bulk
41c; 1 car white in sack 60c, -i
The receipts of oats havenot.beeu exces
sive, though the demand Is light. Prices
are comparatively steady. We note the
sale of 1 car mixed in sacks 37c; 1 car
Southern Illinois hi sacks 33c; 1 :ar
mixed iu sacks 37c; 1 car mixed In sacks
35c. , .
This market Is very dull. City meal is
in good supply, with lew buyers. Coun
try meal is in fair supply and also very
1 hire is nothing being done ia the
bran market. The prices as last quoted.
The butter market has been pretty
wen cieaneu out. Good butter Is scarce
and in good demaud. We note the sale
of 500 lbs Southern Illinois, 1 l(l7c.
Eggs are scarce. . The demand is good
Sales noted were 60 doz, 10c ; 400 doz, PQ.
1 lc ; 100 doz, Dc.
The poultry market is almost baretnd
the demand for good stock Is very good
Choice hens will command S3 603 75,
and spring chickens from $1 50 to 2 25
The market Is well supplied with veg
etables. The demand Is light. We note
the sale of 10 barrels new potatoes $1; 10
barrels new onious $4.
We note the sale of 10 bunches, $3 o0
We note the sale of 10 boxes, J9 00.
Raspberries have begun to conic into
mark et, and as a consequence strawber
ries arc not inquired after so much as
they were. Choice, however, are selling
at ii 00(2,2 50 per crate. We note the
sale of 43 crates, $1 50&2 50.
Black raspberries have commenced
coming into market. They are selling
at fifteen cents per quart.
HIDES AND FURS.
Fi ns Beaver No. 1 $2 50; No. 2
$1 50 ; No. 3 $1 ; No. 4 60c. Otter No.
l$0;No.2$4; No. 3 $2; No. 4 $1.
Mink-No. 1 $1 ; No. 2 73c : No. 3 50c :
No. 4 10c. Raccoon No. 1 70c ; No. 2
40e ; No. 3 20c ; No, 4 10c. Skunk No.
I 85c No. 2 60c; No. 3 30c; No. 4 15c.
Fox Gray No. 1 $1 ; No. 2 75c ; No. 3
50c ; red fox No. 1 $1 ; No. 2 75c.
Opossum No. 1 10c; No. 2 8c; No. 3,
5c. Muskrat -No. 1 20c ; No. 15c ; No.
3 10c. Bear No. I $10 ; No. 2 $7 No. 3
$3; No. 4$1. Wolf-Mountain No. 1
$2 50; No. 2 f 1 75 ; No 3 $1 ; No. 4 75c;.
rraine won .o. l si 2b : Ko. a 50c
W ild ( at 25c. House Cut 10c. Badger,
Shkkp Pklts Greeu 75c $1 25 ;
40 90c ; shearings 10 80c.
We quote salt In car load lots. $1 50 ;
less than car load lots, $1 73, We note
the sale of 200 bbls, $1 50.
We quote Paradise and Mt. Carbon on
track, lump, $3; nut, $2; delivered car
load per ton, lump, $3 50; nut, $2 75
delivered per single ton, lump, $4 ; nut
$3 25; Iiaum or HarrLshurg coal on
track per load, lump, $27 ; nut, $16 ; de
livered per ton, $3 50 ; Pittsburg coal
car loads on track, $5 50 per tou ; single
not, delivered, f 0.
ihe place to sell rags, rope, paper
stock, scrap iron, old metal, beeswax
tallow, ginseng, hides, furs, etc., is at the
old htaud of . Joseph Smith, , one door
above the New York store.
U-8-et B. F. Wn-Bi-K.
.- unit Vlsecnsrt HJiilruxd Ite
InreU fmrrn ( t-Mlera lltea.
The fares of this road, which is tho
shortest and quickest route from
('alio and the Southwest to East
ern cities, will always be as low as by
any other line. C. S. Saw i lk,
0-6MJL .... Gen. Ticket Agent.
' Tho cheapest and latest-style Dry
gooda, in the city abo (lie chcapost lot of
Embroidered Parasol, and notions can
always be found at '
IU and 111 Commercial avenue.
The Great Centennial Boss at Paul
U. Schuh's. CI 1-4 1.
. 4 (icma
Fifty cents, at Winter's Gallery.
Sale of City Property tt Auotion.
13UHLIC not lot- U hrjwliy givei) lUt on Mon
day, Ibe li day ol June, bclwt-cn lh boar
at l o'clock, a m. an J 1 p iu., 1 will ittUa- lor
sate to the hiKhM tiitlib-r fur caali ia haucl, upu
the !riiij- knewn as tbe Tenia alrrat and tlie
I tuny -tiound timet puiup pioH-rty. tlie follow
in -ulKitw U longing to tlm city of.C'auu, t
TENTH hTttl-CT. - . .
1 Poisry I'uniii '."-i in.h miction, , i!y ,
Hi talluiit prr miuule; lu conm'rte vidrr, lu
Clti flBK ulialJinx and pullcyi. ,
i ieiarui beltiiig, M lurhns wMe,.1 ply.
1 (iwe piuu lieltiug', 1 iurh wicto, 4 ply. '
1 1 1 1 IU' V-Sl-Ut I N U S 1 R KKT.'
1 uiir boiiera, St iaet Umg, 42 iiicttui flimnt V r,
t filter t- trh, w itte fire float arnl Krate ti-e.
1 horionti anf ine, I'l by 48 with IS
ft.etnf7 incli .halllnij. "
. 1 dootor ttiifiua. ' - ' j.
' Srutery patupa, 14 hu n tlo
It 1 1 hliici) and puHeya. '4 ;
1 w4 oat irmi, VlH, CMIhltf, fa I'll sml
brWk. w ' i ,
(ulepoaitire. "-- .' " I
By oniarof Ilia City f'onaril.' '
J AS. WVi.Tt.WAKr, City t leik.
f Clnrlnnatl Onmrfieroial and HA. Laala Cilobe
Democrat, copy S liitiee 1 ' a-illtil.
rpfc "Weekly Saiutta," i
Sl.ss mt rsci ikmU pjtai4, to aey sJ4mm.
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Below hlgb water of 1S74.
a AJ4M WATSON,
Sergeant, Slftaat Service, U.S. A.
Steamer Jim Fisk, Taducah.
Capitol City, Vicksburf.
Cons Millar, CinclnnatL
Ed Hobbi and tow, Cincinnati;
Iron Mountain, tow, St. Louis.
Arkansas Belle, Evansvdle.
James L. Parker, Memphis,
Polar Star and tow, St. Louis.
Etna and barges, Pittsburg.
City of Vicksburc, f?t. Louis.
Hickory, St. Louis.
" Joseph II. Bigley, St. Louis.
Steamer Capitol City, St. Lonis.
" Ed. Ilobbs aud tow, St. Louis.
" Iron Mountain, tow, St. Lous.
" Cons Millar, Memphis.
A. J. Baker and tow, St. Louis.
" Arkansas Belle, Evansville.
" Haven aud barges, Pittsburg.
" James D. Parker, Cincinnati.
" Polar Star, barges, Ohio river.
" Eldysville, Nashville.
' Etna and tow, St. Louis.
" City of Mcksburg, Vicksburg-
Hickory, Up Ohio.
" Jim Fisk, Paducah.
Mary Miller, Pittsburg.
The decline in the Ohio for the 24
hours ending at 5 o'clock last evening,
was 10 inches. Tho gauge showed 'li
feet 10 inches at that hour.
The furniture of the steamboat llobt.
E. I.ee is to be forwarded to this city,
and put on the boat here. Work on her
is being pushed forward rapidly so that
she may be got out of the Ohio before
The Cons. Millar passed down Sat
urday night She added here 3.230 cot
ton ties besides a lot of miscellaneous
The James L. Parker had a fair trip
from Memphis, and added 100 tons hero
for points along the Ohio.
The C apttol City passed up with a
fair trip. She put off here 430 bales cot
ton, 20 barrels potatoes for Chicago and
a lot ot rags for Cincinnati.
The Eddyvllle brought 61 hogheada
tobacco, 50 tons iron for New Orleans,
and a lot of miscellaneous freight.
The City of Vicksburir, on her way
dowd, Sunday uight, added 2,000 cottou
ties for Helena, and about thirty tons ot
miscellaneous freight for points below.
Tba M. V. T. Co., will load a barge
here, this weak, for New Orleans.
It Is with deep and unfeigned regret
that we learn of the death of Mr. Lee
Finney, clerk of the steamer John B.
Maude. The deceased was one of those
genial, kind-hearted persons who is
known bnt to be loved and respected,
and by his death the steamboat fraternity
lose a valued member. His death took
place on the Maude at Memphis, on Sun
day evening. His disease was conges
tion of the brain.
A refreshing shower yesterday after
noon cooled the air considerably. There
are at this hour, ten o'clock, strong in
dications of rain.
Business Is very quiet.
Cspt. Gracey has retired from tbe
office of tbe Eddyvllle.
-Capt. Craucb, of the Bermuda, has
traded the Bermuda for the steamer
Shippers1 Own, giving $7,000 "to boot."
The Shippers' Own will take the place
of the Bermuda In the Nashville and
Cairo trade, and will make ber first trip
to this point on Wednesday night. Tbe
Burmuda goes to the Cumberland river,
where she will be dismantled and her
machinery put into a new boat, now be
ing built by the owners of the Shippers'
The Mary Miller passed up from St
Louis tor Pittsburg with 1,100 sacks of
coru, 700 boxes soap, 160 tons of iron,
aud a lot of miscellaneous freight.
Captain Booth left last night with
the John W. Garrett for Island No. 10,
where the Grey Hound and barges are
aground. The Garrett takes the place of
the Grey Hound until the latter has her
broken shaft repaired. Captain Booth
will return after delivering the Garrett at
the island, and be the guest ot Chit
Bradley at the St. Charles. The" Captain
will pay his own board, howevr r.
THURSDAY. JUNE 15.
A LITERARY TREAT.
DR. F. O. EGOLKSTON will deliver bis
new snd tpu y lecture ttpon the
Whnt Shall be Don With the
Poors open at 7:30 r. M.
Tiug Mi Shit!! U M to Ear It !
Parents Cannot Afford to Miss It '
la it nr tltcneeil Social Protilaias walcb at
iutereaUni; to every iBtetligeat -eraoa.
Tickets for sate st flsrtniw's Stars.
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Dealer m Frch tleato
17'Sir M aala the knit
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twees WMkiactaa sa4 OsMwirilal
iiuut, e41eclmiej Saaa'e.