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Real Estate Column
Alexander county lands, Cairo lots,
xchange for 8U liOtil, projierty.
FOK 8 A I.E.
A fine resldene on rorner Ilalbrook
avenue and Twenty-third Mreet, at a
'Mm smith Imlt of the "Pilot" house at
Imrjrnln. '' '
Oood two story lrlck suitable for
tores, and office" on Commercial avenue,
between Eleventh and Twelfth.
Brick dwelling corner Nineteenth
and Poplar street.
Saloon and fixture, aouthwest corn
?r Eighteenth street and Commercial
ivenue, at a bargain.
Cottage on Twelfth street, went o
.'otninerclal avenue, 10.
Dwelling houso on f'ross street, wen
ot Washington avenue.
Two business houses, on Levee ntrw'1,
above Eighth, $20 each.
Store room on Commercial avenue,
iext to Waverly hotel, $10.
Two story liottso on Commercial av
enue. Two teueuient suitable for shop
Store-room corner Twentieth and
Poplar street, $12 50.
-Store room adjoining atjove, J8.
I'p stairs of house on Coinmcrclal av
enue, near 15nh street. Suitable for
I welling, $5.
Tenements numbered H, 9 and 10
Winter's Kow. 5 rooms each for $10
per month. In flrst-clasa order.
Orphan Asylum building and premi
es. Kent low, to a good tenant.
Store room, corner Twentieth and
Washington avenue, $12 a month.
Roonn In various iinrU ot the city.
Land., In tracts to suit, near Cairo.
Parish School Notice.
The nut term of the I'urlsh Sehool
will tN-gln Monday, September 4th, and
toutinueln session nix teen week". Teruii,
hlghf hollar tor the sesuon. or tlfty
eiits per week alwavs hvabik ix
aiivasck. There will be no extra charge
tor any study except lor the study ol
uiule. For instruction In voeal and in
ttruiueutal music, the valuable servieeftof
Urt.G. W, Henderson have been secured.
'1 he f uccvmi of the school ha been suh
that the lleetor deems It best to state,
that only a limited number of pupils can
be accommodated. He will receive those
w ho apply first for admission. He prom
ises to all thorough Instruction in the
common Ktiglih studies, in the higher
mathematics, the natural eieni-e, and
alo in Ijttio and tireek.
HiKI ht A. (ill KtkT.
I .Ml to r wS India tr Uaak. 4 he
r tttmm rr Hrlurr Maid In nlra
I will from tbi date sell leather and
finding cheaper than ever lielore j tiered
Bent Cincinnati oak side..... 40rts.tb
Howard's best slaughter
leather :il to.'W
All frther leather and findings in pro
portion. No. irfl Commercial avenue, bc
tween Filth and Sixth sfrecti, Cairo, Illi
nois. Boots and i-l i oep made up in the
latent styles, and ol the best material and
good workmanship. Boot and iIkm's at
reduced pnee. And only the the best
St. Ixuis custom-made und my own
make of boot and shoes w ill 1m- sold.
C hem leal Dy Worke.
t)ftlce corner Eight street and Com
mercial avenue, in Reisers building,
Silks, Wool, half Wool Shawl., etc.,
'leaned and dyed to any shade or color,
(ientlemen's clothingulyed, cleaned, re
paired and put In thorough order. Satis
faction guaranteed. '
H-8-dlm F. Semens & Co.
l ttue Mviialaln I t'olaraulo
by the Atchison, Tojieka and Santa Fe
Railroad, the new and popular line from
Atchison and Kansas City via the beauti
ful Arkansas Valley, to I'm bio, Colora
do Springs, Iel Norte, Trinidad, Santa
Fe and all points in Colorado, New
Mexlc aud Arizona. .Special round
trip tickets to Denver, only $50, allow iug
stop-ofl privileges both ways ou the
maiu line, aud at Colorado Spring,
Mauitou and Pike's Peak. Low emi
grant rates to the 8an Juan mines.
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars between
the Missouri River and Kooky Moun
tains, without change. Close connec
tions made at Pueblo with trains for
Denver and Northern Colorado.
For maps, time tables and the " San
.loan tiuide," address,
T. J. ASUtRHON,
We w 111 deliver our best luuip coal on-
'. and V. K. It. track in Cairo at $W wr
car load of
This coal has no sitkrior for grates
and household uses generally.
Address all onlers lor coal to
Jsmks A. Vull A Co.,
S ard Wettd.
Single 4ord $S 5(1
Fe "ord lota a j.-j
to.L eKAiiK am mu uunuv :
Single ton U)
Thtf " : 25
Fiv " 3 H
Order for stove wood will be promptly
tilled. A choice lot of kindling ou hand
by W. WHkKLKK it Cn.
Aug 4 'im
This popular saloon, corner Fourteenth
strettt and Washington avenue, Is open to
Ihe public, Th bar Is supplied with'
pure wines, choloe liquors and th finest
braodi of cigars.
S-'JB-tf Joi. Ronsibr, Prop'r.
Wc my authnritol to announrc JdllM It.
KOHINHO.N arnli.rr.,r Mit-nlfol Alex
andrr county, at th corntug county election.
We arc anthorited toannounc that K. A. Kd
miimlxin I an lnlrp-nipnt Krpulllran canill
tata tor NherUf , at tha rnauinK county election.
W are authorized to announce PKTER S A t'P,
or an inururnui-ni randiiiaie Tut Mtrrin or Al
riamlvr county, at tbe nuln county elvelioa.
8T ATM A1TOKNKT.
KniToR Bixi.KTiti I'leaxe announce that I
aui a ranliiinte tor the oltli-e of Stntni Altori ry
Kir Aicxunner county at in- owmir eiec
tiou. Wm. C. Mi i.ket.
( IRCl li I I.KttK.
Vt are authorized to announce Wl I.I.I AM
W. M'I'IIKK I Kltfi an a candMate for Lircuit
t'lerk of Alexander county at (he omln( county
We are authorized to announce JOHN I),
IIAHMANm a enndidate lor the oftiiic of Cir
cuit clera of Alexaielcr county at the ensuinft
W are authorir.cl to Miinoiinrc Jolts
KKKVK an a ujwivlntr for the (idi.-c t.M innit
Clerk al tli Noveinlwr elretion.
WVareauihoried to announce XT. f.f'ITCHKU
a canlldtc fur tle olUtc of ir. u t Clerk ol
Alrxamtrr county at the NnvciiiWr t'ln tiiio.
ASCAI.ON I)l)GK. NO. 61.
Knijrht of Pythiaa, fnerli every Fri-
day tiiKht ut half-pual en, in Odd-
K llown- It.iil
i -ni At.EX ANPKK UJIKJK, NO. Xi4
irZ "i Indeiiendent Onl of Oild-fel'
1 Iowa, imtrtH mry 'lfaurlay niKbt
al lail-iaet M-ven, in ineir rail on
'omnipri.ial aeiitie, lietern ."ith anJ heventb
Tr.i-H N . V. Ilr.v N
lAlltO KXCAMI'MK.NT, I. O O. T., meeU
wiii Odd-fcllowa' Hall on the flrnt and third
i liraila) in every month, al kalf-t aeven
A . Ciimiki.o, C P
A CAIItO I.OIKiK. NW !I7,A.F. A A. M.
Hold reuU.r cutriiiiunuationa in Ma-
aoim: Hull, comer Coniruen:uti avenue
' aml Ki(t.th nini t, on Ihe -4ind and
'iirth Mondav of eaJj month.
K UK OK AITKRIIlltU.
tJ"AII bill for a-lvertiamg, are itue and pay
able IN aovan:b
Tranaient a1v-rtUinR will be inwrted at Uie
rat or II 'V per HUare for the flrnt insertion
and .V' centa for each ubuent one A literal
diacmint will lie RMle on atari. linn and did
for interting Funeral notice SI Notice ol
mertinir of aocieties or aecret oHera ' i-eiiti for
Church, Huciety, Festival anil ftupier notice
will only lie Inaertut a vlvertiaemenu
No advertisement will be rwnsl at leaa than
M centa, and no alvertiseutent will w insert.-.!
for lelhai) three dollart per month
SATt DAISY. SEPTF.MHEi: 1. KC.
l.rl Weatbrr Mepori.
ciao, III., Sept i... Idtu.
Oar. j Tin. I Wibd. Vkl. Wiat
7 a ui.
:t I Fair
i I t loii.ly
era'eent. ufnl hril,. I . A.
ItememU-r the lrebyteri;in ociable
on Thurday evening at the resi.lein-e of
S. 1 1. Aver, E-. :it
For sale, a new tup boggy and n et of
new harnei. Apply to A. II. Imts.
Kememler the grand ball by Ihe Tur
ner at Turner hall. Monday evening,
September 2"th, 170. -12tl
Mrt grand ball of the season by the
Cairo Turner Society, at the Turner hall,
September 'J.ilh, lSTti. !-12 II
Embroideries at lie, tight and ten
cents a yard for sale by 0. 1 1 ay thorn A
Co. See them and you will be sure to
Wanted, a tenant ou a fruit farm near
Villa Itidge Station on the Illinois t en
tral railroad. Apply to D. Akti r,
9-1 Wf Cairo, III.
Ladies w ho will call this week can se
cure our two button kind glove, at 00
centa jicr pair.
!M-:it (). Havthohn 4 t o.
'I he opciiiug ball ol the scanon will be
given ut Turner hall, Monday evening,
September 25th, ls7G. A good tiuie is
anticipated and all are invited. ti-1 Jtt
Young gentlemen and ladies who have
not, for so long a time, bud un opportun
ity to "trip the light tiinta.tic," may do
so at the Turner ball, Monday evening,
September 25th, 1870. 9-12U
The business room, 61 Ohio icveo
lately occupied by I. Farubaker, is va
cant and for rent ; also the cellar and an
office up stairs. In same building. For
particulars apply to Itobert Smyth, i'0
Ohio levee. If
An intelligent, educated Irishman to
act as our agent. Address, Halpln, Me
Shane it Co., proprietors and publishers
lAsh 1'nuticaUn; weeky newspaper, 1(12
Vine street, Cincinnati, Ohio,
The ladies ot the Presbyterian church
w ill give a soeiable on Thursday evening,
Septeinlx r 14ih, at the residence ol Mr.
and Mm. . 1. Ayers, on Walnut street.
The ladies will spare no efforts to make
the evening pass pleasantly for all who
attend. The invitation I general. M
The sci MntiiH corset clasp is the only
elap ever made that Is not injurious to
Ihe form. They will not break, and w ill
bend to every movement of toe body.
No lady will do without them that has
ever seen them. They are lor sale only
by the progressive house nl O. Haythoni
A Co. 9-U-lw
People should remember that the new
stock ol shoes aud dry goods just opened
by O. 11 ay thorn & Co. Is the largest aud
cheapest ever opened In Cairo. They
were bought during the great depression
In the markets of the East, aud will be
gold accordingly. Secure bargain while
you ran. fv-&-3t u.IUvtbohnAI 'o.
French Clarck Rnia.
lecane's flnn French flock will tie
rallied at Johnny Gates' new saloon Sat
urday evening Sept., ICth, at 8 o'tlock.
A splendid chance for a parlor time
The Ritdleal Barbecue.
I he Itadical barbecue to come of! at
the "Methodist church" on the Cairo
and St. Louis railroad on the 22d, w ill be
a big thing In Its way. Crazy Horse
Shaver, we understand, will shake the
The best violin, guitar and bas string
In the city and musical Instrument. of all
kinds can Ire obtained of E. it W, lluder,
corner ol Eighth street and Washington
avenue. They make piano and organs
a speciality. 'i-10-tf
J. Iiruri Ntelnhonae.
on Eighth street, two doors from Alex
ander ounty Bank, is the place to get a
fashionable hair cut or a smooth shave
or anything else In the barber line. La
dies' and childrcns' hair cut or dressed,
either at the shop or their home.
Mr. Ian Hartman, lesee of the atbe
ncuiu building, Is having that establish
ment thoroughly repaired, renovated and
repainted, Inside and out, preparatory to
the opening of the amusement season.
Already the building preseuts a changed
appearance, and when completed will be
one of the best theatrical establishments
in the southwest.
A l.naly Wrlleei
I consider the Charter Oak a blcsing
to every housekeeper who is fortunate
enough to have so excellent a cook stove.
A few of its merits are economy in fuel,
tiick baking, with a large reservoir that
heats water quickly and hot enough for
all liouchold purjroses. Wc ue interior
soft coal, but the flues are so large th:it
I hey require very little cleaning.
Mr. (Jtistayc Wetzel having returned
to 'tilro, ha fitted up hi old room cor
ner of Eighth street and Commercial
avenue, as a tirt-class photograph gal
lery, where he w ill las happy to see his
old friend and patron, a well aa score
ol new one. All order in the picture
line will lie executed hi first-Has style,
and at prices to suit the times. Mr.
Wetzel still adheres to hi old principle,
"atl"faction or no charge." S-.'ll-ltn.
By reference to notice given in another
place in this iue of the Hi i lliin it wil'
be ecn that Mesr Winter & Stewart,
auctioneers, will otter at public sale to
day a number of city lots, ixits five to
twelve, and twenty-live to thirty -two, in
clusive, in block thirty, first addition to
the city, is the property to be disposed
of. The sale w ill take place on the prem
ises at three o'clock this afternoon.
M. .1. McfJauley I proprietor and sole
manufacturer of Wood s Pills, celebrated
lor tbe cure of chill, ague, and all
kind of malarial fever. A cure guar
anteed In all case. He employ no
agent, and the genuine pilla can only
l prcured at hi drug store, So. .'WVx
Commercial avenue. Cairo, 111. Price,
SO cent per dozen. Sent by mail pos
tage paid. 8-10-d1in
Lookout for Immenae Rarajalua
At Solomon Parcira's, 142 and 111 Com
mercial avcntic, which will arrive soon,
a Mr. B. Wlel, who I the buyer of this
Hrjn, ha left to buy a new and Iresh suj
ply of dry good, notions, clothing and
furnishing goods, hats, caps, trunks and
valises, boots and shoe. w4iich I will sell
as I have done heretofore cheaper than
the cheapest. Therefore don't forget to
call, as It w ill pay you to trade at Solo
mon Pareira'6, 142 and 144 Commercial
J km (tea Old Maud.
The building recently made vacant by
tbe removal of Gates' saloon, is under re
pair, and will receive a thorough over
hauling In every respect. We under
stand Mayor Winter has rented the build
ing, aud when the repairs now Wing
made are completed, will occupy it with
a provision store and meet shop on the
lower floor, and a rctauraut ou the sec
ond. Removed to Sea Store
Mrs. C. McLean, our popular Milliner,
has removed from her old stand on
Eighth street, to Winter's Block, corner
of Seventh street and Commercial ave
nue. With a large store and increased
facilities. She Is wow receiving new
goods from the difllreut trade centers,
keeping a much luryer and more varied
(dock on baud than formerly. Buying
goods In larger quantities, the can sell
at much lower prices, guaranteeing satis
faction in every Instance, Itoth as to her
w ork and tbe quality of good.
The following is a 1M of letters re
maining uncalled for iu the iot otliee at
Cairo, Alexander county, Illinois, Satur
day. September 10:
Ladies Brice, Nellie; Donnul, .!.; Fcr
rlll, Kate ; Oreeu, Eliza ; Helm, E.'.E.
Hut bel, Emily ; Mareau, J. A.; Maloney,
Mrs. P.; MoKcc, L.K.; O'Connor, Sarah;
People, Elizabeth ; Parker, Mary ; Page
Maggie; Ryley. Mlnne; Soral, Lily;
Smith, Kissie; Scllem, Bet tie; Thomas,
Ellen ; Tooiuey, Ellen ; Taylor, Mag
gie; Wlnslow, Mary; Young, Belle;
Cents Black, (rso.; Bryant, Henry;
Bonhatu, II.; Bennett, O. E.; Bromwcll
W It.; Carroll, Chas,; Clark, U. T.;
('boat, Harry; Cennl, M.; Foster, Mr.;
Fox, 11. B.; (iipson, .1. '.; Henderson,
C. II.; Helm, P. W.; Hurt, Jus.; Helming,
J, J.; Jamea, Amos; Johnsof,
J. IL; Kendrlcks, F.; Kelly, Ja.;
Keeiie, Jacob; Mcliuire, A; McCutcheou,
I).; Morey. G. W.; Morrow, . I. J.; Mc
Ilaftte, Jesse (I; Keed, (i, B.; ltusscll,.!.
L.; Reese lopold; Itaveiiscro(t, Klnuard;
Stratton, IL; Staul, Henry; Stackhouse,
M. S.; Tanner, Itichard; Van Brocklin,
U.; Wade, F. II. ; Wood, W. W.; Wood,
W. E.; WatU, Wm.
Persons calling for any of the above let
ters should please say "Advertised."
Geo. W.McKssi.i.P. M.
At Ihe courthouse
Atone o'clock to-day.
Italn, just enough to "lay the dust,'' i
what we want In Cairo.
The sale of lands and lots for dcliixiucn
taxes continues from day today. Pur
chaser. are scarce, however.
Mr. Phil Howard is making extensive
repair ou his residence, corner of Scy
enth street aud Washington avenue.
The Kails are making extcnive prepa
rations for their meeting on next Thurs
day evening, when the Know-Nothing
Cnllom is too speak.
A new sidewalk I being hnilt on
Eighteenth street, between Wahington
avenue and Walnut street. The wlk Is
being lowered to grade.
Till is a good time to lay in your sup
ply of wood and coal for the winter.
Prices for coal arc one-third lower now
than they will be a short time hctn.c.
We understand that fifty full uit of
uniform for the Tildcn and Hendricks
Sweepers have arrived. So we may ex
pect to see the club out in fall dress
The new lduwalk on Fourteenth
street, between Washington avcntic and
W'alnnt street, i being pushed along a
fat as possible. The walk i being low
ered between two and three feet.
Tourists will find the American Hotisu,
Bastou, a most convenient point Iroiu
which to visit place of Interest. It con
tains a large number of suits of room,
which may be secured by po-t or tele
graph by latnilies traveling.
The ice cream survcd at the sociable at
the residence ol Mr. s. 1. Aycrs ou
Thursday evening wu made by Piiil
Saup. the well-known confectioner of
this city. It was remarked by all that
it was excellent superior to any hereto
fore brought from Chicago.
The sociable at the residence ol Mr.
and Mrs. S. I. Aycrs on Thursday even
ing w a" one of the most enjoyable ot the
season. The attendance wa large, aud
the host and hoetess made every one
leel easy and at home. The. music was
excellent. All in all the sociable wa a
1 he Cairo and Vinccnties railroad has
reduced centennial rates, and are now
selling round trip ticket to New ork
and return, Philadelphia and return,
f 37 ; to Philadelphia, by way of New
York, and return, These tickets
give holders the choice of hall a dozen
dinVrent roads going an 1 coming.
In the circuit court yesterday the case
of the People va. Joseph Topping, on a
charge of an assault with intent to
murder, wa continued. The forenoon
wa occupied in ihe examination of wit
nef, and the alternoon by argument
of counsel. The case was given to the
jury at 5 o'clock. The jury returned a
verdict of not guiliy.
The I lemocralie barbecue and speaking
to come oft at Hodge' park ou the nar
row guagc road, on Thursday next, 21st
inst., prnmles to lie the biggest aftair of
the kind that has taken place in that por
tion ol country in a long time. A num
licr of tbe best and most proml icnt
speakers in Southern Illinois will be
present and address the crowd.
For a smooth shave, a neat and fash
ionable hair cut. of refreshing champoo,
go to Ed. Braxtou, at the planters' barber
unrlor. The lest ol perfumeries and
hair tonic always kept on hand. The
bath room connected w ith this establish
ment is the only one in the city, and is
always kept In the neatest order, ready
for the convenience of customer, tf
Japanese children, according to the
report ot the Hev. William II. Jenkins,
who has just returned from a visit to Ja.
pan, are last outstripping Europeans in
the scope and depth of their school stud
ies. Their discipline U perfect, their
manners graceful, aud their complexions
aud general appearance greatly Improved
by the use ol B. T. Babbitt's Best Soap.
The Sun says : "What does the Bii.i.k
HN mean by relet ring to the speaker at
Commerce as 'W. T. Scott, G. W.
Tainar, Col. Shaver and other colored
geutlcmcu.' Docs It mean to iutiuiate
that Col. shaver ia colored gentleman?"
W til, we didn't say Shaver was a col
ored man; but we judge biui by the
company he keeps. We are wllline' to
admit that Shaver Is not a "colored gen
tleman." He is very ordinary "white
At the Illinois conlerence ol tbe Afri
can Methodic church, held at Jackson
ville last week. Elder Wm. J. Davis, of
Chicago, was assigned to the First Afrit
can Methodist Episcopal church of Cairo,
lor the ensuing conference year. Elder
Myers, present pastor of the church
here, goes back to his old home at Keo
kuk, Iowa. Elder Davis, the new pastor,
has had charge of Little Bethel church,
Chicago, tor several years, and is said to
be u preacher ol great ability.
The Hay esund Wheeler club held a meet
ing at Phillis hall ou Thursday evening.
The attendance was only "middling."
The committee on torches were instructed
to purchase a many tore bea as in their
opinion would answer the purposes of
the club. Letters were read from T. IL
Phillips of Anna, and W. 11. Woodward
of Carbondale, Radical candidates for
the legislature, expressing a do
sire to address I no ciun Home
time soon. The executive committee
was Instructed to Invite them fo speak
before the club on next Wednesday even
ing. John Linegar of Mound City, being
present, was called upon for a peech. He
nompliex! and made a "short talk," alter
which the club adjourned.
Mollte Jenkins, a colored prostitute,
was before Judge Bird yesterday morn
ing on a charge of using abusive and
offensive language, Sh was asesed
Ave dollars and the usual costs, which
site paid and was discharged. .
Jim Orange, who was wrested by
Sheriff Irvin ou last Monday for raising
a disturbance at the corner of Nineteenth
street and Commercial avenue, was taken
before Justice of the Peace Cumlngs yes
terday morning for a hearing. It was In
evidence that Orange had drawn his
gun ou Mr. Joseph Smith, proprietor ot
a Itirniturc store on Commercial avenue
near the New York store. Sherift Ir
vin happening to pass that way
at the time arrested Orange, and
locked hiiu up In the county Jail, where
he was con lined until yesterday morn
ing. Ou examination the. gun was
found lo Iw heavily loaded, three large
buck shot and a w hole handtul of smaller
shot leing taken out of it. After hear
ing tbe evidence, Justice Cuming held
Orange to ball in the 'sum of five hun
dred dollars for his appearance at the
next term of the circuit court to answer
the charge of an anult with Intent to
murder. Fulling to give lond,
Orange was returned to the
county jail lo await the action of Die next
grand jury. This man Orange has been
currying on his lawless acts for years
past, and on more than one occasion has
proven that he is a dangerous aud bad
man ; and it 1s to be hoped that when he
Is again set free he will know how to be
Win. Cuming arrived in the city yes
tcrday morning by the steamer Cherokc
William was 'busted," that is to say.his
finances wire ut a low ebb, and he appli
ed to Mr. Jewett Wilcox ot the St. Charles
hotel for a loan ol ten dollars. Wilcox
had known William's mother for twenty
years, and know her to be a respec
table lady the proprietress of a tirt
clas boarding bouse in St. Louis. Cum
ings :old Mr. Wilcox that be w as on his
way to Memphis where he was In the
sewing machine business, and would re
turn him Ihe ten dollars in a tew day.
Ol course Mr. Wilcox gave Comings the
money, and after thanking him Cuming
took his departure. Armed town with
a ten dollar bill and a ticket
to Memphis, and having a lew
hours to "do" the city In before
the departure of the boat, Cuming
started out. After taking iu a few
straight draughts of "fluid lightning"
(that is whisky tint kill at forty rods,)
Cuming dropied In at Kratzkie's ba
ker' on Commercial avenue below Sixtli
street, and soon succeeded In getting tip
a row with the proprietor, Mr. Kratzkie.
Chief ol Police Oossman wa called and
arrested Cuming, and took him before
hi namesake, Jutice Cuming, for trial.
A charge of "drunk and disorderly" was
preferred against Cuming; and dur
ing his trial having twice inter
rupted the prosecuting of the court
he wa for each offence fined five dollar,
which, together with a tine ol five dollars
and cot assessed against him for hi
abuive language to Mr. Kartzaie,
amounted in all to tbe sum of twenty
dollars and sixty cents. Of course the
young man again applied to Mr. Wilcox
tor relief. Mr. Wilcox would promise to
do no more than to see the authorities
and try to have a stay ot execution en
tered iu his case on condition that be
would leave town Instanter. But the
young man having been turned over to
the jailer, and the mayor declining to In
terfere, Cuming is good for ten day's, la
bor on the street.
Mr. Jewett Wilcox returned Irom St
Louis yesterday morning.
Mrs. Bird, of incinuati, mother ol .1
J. Bird, arrived In the city yesterday.
Mr. Oberlv addresses a Democratic
mass meeting at Jcrseyville, Illinois,
Mr. Beck, stterintendent of the south
ern division of the Illinois central rail
road was in the city yesterday.
Judge Bird is at hbme again, and held
court yesterday. During hi absence the
squire addressed a Republican meeting
Mr, Cerould, superintendent of the
Cairo city gas works, left for Philadel
phia aud the centennial, tin the Cairn
and Yiuccnucs road, this morning.
Copt. John B. Phillis, we are glad to
learn, is improving In health, aud w ill
soon be himself again. However, he
keeps cloe to home, and is taking good
cire ol himselt.
A Xo. 1 Laundry.
It is now conceded that Mrs. Coleman
the laundress, No. 12 Fourth afreet be
tween Washington and Commercial ave
nues has one of the best conducted laun
dry establishments Iu the city, aud land
lord ot hotels aud boarding houses will
find it to their advantage to cull upon
her. Her prices are as follows: Hotel
and boarding house washing 73 cents
per dozen. For piece work prices are as
follows : Slnglu shirt and collar. 15c ;
two thirts ami two collars, 2.V ; per doz
en, 80c; socks, 5c; two collars, 5c; two
handkerchiefs, 5c ; vests, 20c ; and all
gentleman's wear, t0c. per do.cn. La
thes plain calico dresses, $1.25 pcr.tlo.eu;
eullco drcssen with extra trimmings, 50e ;
white dresses, $1.25; ludics underwear,
tine or course, $1 ht dozen. ! 2-tf.
Mrs. S. Williamson, the leading milli
ner ol Cairo, has concluded to bring ou
a tine lot of millinery goods which she
knows will suit her many customer.
Mrs. Williamson's reputation as a mil
liner has long been known In this city
aud surrounding country, ami she takes
this method of informing them that she
Just .t-ceived a large lot ol the latest
styles o hats, flowers and trimmings.
She is thankful for part favors and soli
cits the patronage ol her old customers
ami as many uew ones. She also bleaches
and shSxt hats Iu the latest styles,
' When is a man not a man t" When
he Is shaving. Perfectly true, that, but
unless he uses B. T. Babbitt's Beat Soap
nobody will answer for tbe condition of
his ports after the operation. Be warned
In time, then, and I thankful for the
THE CONTCRTIOIT TO-PAY.
Let F.tery Democrat Who Deolrre
Peorei nml Harmony In ihe Pitrly be
The convention called by tbe Alexan
der county Democratic central cotrus
tee for the purpose of selecting nine del
egates to represent the county in the
senatorial convention to be held at .lone
boro on Monday, will assemble at the
court house, in this city, at 1 o'clock,
It I hoped anil desired that every Iem
ocrat In the city will attend the conven
tion. The action of the convention to
day will almost certainly decide the sen
atorial and representative questions one
way or another, and In order that there
may be a full and lair expression of the
sentiment of the party on the matters at
issue, it is earnestly desired that nil who
can spare the time will be In attend
ITEMS ABOUT RAUBOACS.
Redaction of Wnares on the Illinnln
t enlr.il -The t'nlrn mid Nt. Lonle
Riillrond-Vnlne of It tanilnl Moek,
A Hart Mlate ol A II nlra.
II.MMOS ( KNIUtl..
The Illinois Central company bav3
made a reduction in wages of live per
cent, on salaries of sixty to scyeuty-tive
dollars a mouth, ten per cent, on those
who get seventy-six to one hundred dol
lars, twelve per cent, on all who receive
one hundred and one to two hundred
dollars, fifteen per cent, ou those between
two hundred and one and three hundred
dollars, twenty per cent, on such as are
paid three hundred and one to five hun
dred dollars, and twenty-live per cent, on
all above $.VK per month.
THK XAIIKOW OACOK.
The following, w hich we clip from the
commercial columns of the St Louis
ItfimhlictiH ol the 1 1th. shows a bad state
of affair lor lite t :iro and St. f.oni nar
row gauge :
The attorney o the Cairo and St. Louis
railroad forwarded a communication to
lie lllinriia ulurp Iwmnl nt .wiiiuli jutifin r...
questing the board not to niakean assess-
........ .1 ..;..! . . .1...
iiitriiL ttftuiii.ti 1 1 ii capiiai siovk 01 me com
pany as it was literally worthless, and
the projierty of the company is mort
gaged onto! sight. That its floating debt
is large and constantly increasing, und
tlint it is not now earnintr nrul m-ver t.uu
earned enough to pay current exiene..
i ne i atro ami nr. i.oni railroad
earned during Ihe second week of
August. $",t;:i. ngninst $5.IHC lor the cor
responding week last year.
BEAL ESTATE AT AUCTION.
Mlot.s iu block :t0, first addition to the
ity of Cairo.
Lots ft to 12. ami 2S to 'M, Inclusive.
Sale on the premise, ;l o'clock p. m.,
September ICth, li7:.
title nnranteeri-4nle Poalllte.
Terms One-half each and one-half In
twelve months, with six per cent., secur
ed by a mortgage on the premises.
W i n't k r A. Stewart,
To Bridge Builder.
t'roposaU will be received until Moailaf , 2nd
October, at JO o'clock, a m., lor tbe biiiiuiiig ol
one britlKe across l-awrrnce iwk . two lulita
north of Ihetu,,. one hundred nmt eiirht foet
I lona t one bridge ac.roes baiulv creek, ou the
vairo ami .loneaiHtro roan, nineir-iwo leet ton:
and one hri!ge across Cer'screek,ou tbe Cairo
anil jonesuoro roa't. Maty leet loop, the county
reaerTiuK tiie right to n-it-ct any or all bnls.
II id s w ill be cons ilereil tor any or all brides,
neparalely or together
r'or plans aud sneciurationa kiily to
T itos. WILSON, l oiuiiy Ura'r.,
at Iliilliilay Uros.' oilK-e.
Cairo, Sept. It, !M.
By orderofthe 4 oimtv Coriiintssinnpia of Al
exander county, there will be onVred for sale, at
public aiietion, at Thebes, on tbe :s'lli day of
ept . l"T. at 11 o'clock, a.iu , the old lo irt
ll'jiise, including the ki-ouihIn ou hicli it iaeitu
ated, desia'naU'd ami knowu aa the Public
siiare. Terms of the sale : Cash or county
Indebtedness. G. W. 8 AM MON. Co. L'e-m'r.
Cairo, fpt. W, IsT'i.
ILLS. NORMAL UNIVERSITY
Normal, Mrl.enn, Co.. Ilia.,
for the preparation of teachers. K.xcliixively
l'rofrsi(innl iii-tiui'tiuu frtho-e who are pie
pared for it. Tuition free. Next term Is-ins
eeptemlier 4th, tsTii. Uiiiei'ior academic, inhtmc
tion at low rates, In the Model department.
Adapted to any Krade, from tbe yomiKect pupils
to Hume tlttiiiK tor tbe best coll(?f. fend lor
KliWlx'r. HKWKTT, I'rea't.
AllK-t-iUwIm Normal. III.
xx ax xsnxiasxin
NORTH SIDE OF EIOIITH STREE1
Betwen Washington and Oommerola
Lincoln Butter Powder
Uoiid 1'reah Hutler nil Ihe 1'enr Kwnn
BUTTER IN 20 MINUTES.
Lincoln Butter Powder Is an entirely
harmless article uutdc from ti celebrated
iiiiu recipe, and now in dully u-e by
nuuy of tbe most noted farmers iu the
butter counties around liiiludelj Ina.
la bot weather this Powder inukea butler
much (inner aod aueeler than it usually i,
and kelp it from turning itinuid It also
removes the strong nuvor of turnips, garlic,
weeds, c ru Hulk, cotton seed, etc.; and
the increased yi-ltj of butter much more
than pays th.- trilling expense of nxtny it.
31 eula I'er Package.
Wholesale Ukpot : lotl .Market st
Dear Old "Yankee Doodle."
It sinni a the hirt ol fia people. I On try
M wbittleil It otrg rls ttatt m.y and uU.ttl
aw Sturm Msn ha,, r.irched lo it. nd oi ha
t l""ur-a erand and masterly pradurXon el art
tall, at Phiu: johU, and It d. '. tdrni.-td kr thou?
If n l Mini ,tk jf iMittrj JuUer, Mad taia
dni la las uJiiuks. r ' '
j'i'j 60' J A"ix tU4',,, rM1 ,w
.6 yer, iuUr rKstU, to asy addreat
BEST AND CHEAPEST
rtlar HiUitaa4 la Soutaera laiaolt.
Mothers can secure health fbr tbeirrhil.
dren and rent for themselves by the naa. of Cae-
mra, a erfect mhstiltite for Castor (HI. It la
alwlntrly harmless, and is as pleasant fo take
as honey. For Wlnd-CoMc tour stomach,
worms or constipation, lor yontin or old, there
is nothing. In existence like it. It lseertaia.lt
is speedy, it It cheap.
Caked Breasts, Rlmmatiam. aria-
Iweil n(js, sprains, itlff Jolnlt, burnt
scalda. poisonous bitea. and all flesh, bone and
muscle ailments, ran lie absolutely cured by the
Centaur liniment. What Ihe White f.lnlment
Is for the human family, the Yellow I.inimtnt
is for spavined. itkIM and lame horse and ani
By virtue of an execntion to me directed by
the clerk of the circuit court of Alexander
county, in the State of Illinois, in favor nt Kl
len Wh and atrsinst Kerniird Smyth, I have
levied upon the following ileac.rilied property,
Luis numbered twelve (la) and thirteen (l) la
block niimlM-reil two (.'); the undivided one-ball
Cjjrif lot numls-reil eiKht (S) in block nnni
lrol twenty-seven (2T)i tlie undiviiled one-half
Cj) of lola numbered seventeen (17) and eigh
teen (IS) in block numbered thirty (),all in
thec.ity of Cairo, c'Mintv or Alexander and Mate
of Illinois. Also lot numbered seven (7) in
block numbered twenty-six (), bit numbered
three ( I) in block numls rvd lorty-llva 4..), lot
niiinlMM-el thirty-seven H7) in block numbereit
f.rty-seven (17), lot numliered ten (In) in block
nii'nb"rel eiirhty-three (s:li. The lease hold in
terest in ami to lot mirntiered eiKht (s) in block
numls-red elfthteen (l"), torether with the
hiiildinitv and improvements tilttsted thereon,
all said last mentioned lots and block beinir 't
luited in the llrst addition to Ihe city of I airo, in
(lie county of Alexander and shite of Illinois, aa
the property of the said llernard Smyth, which
I shall offer' at public sale at the South-west door
of tbe Court Ho jse in the city of Cairn, in the
county of Alexunderjand State of Illinois, on the
li'th day of September, A. !-., 176, at the hour of
eleven o'clock, a.m., lor Cash, to satisfy said
execution. AI.KX. II . 1KVIN,
Sheriff of Alexander County, 111.
Cairo, Ills., Amrit i"th. Wo. d-bt
By virtue of an execution to me direeled
by ilie Clt rk of the Circuit Court of Alex
ander County, In Hie .State of Illinois, In
luvor ot tveinnni .Mcwanus and asraint
.lamos a. Fry, I have levied upon the lol
lowitiK describt.-d proneity, In First Addit
ion to the City of Cairo, in the County of
Alexander and State of Illinois, to-wit:
All of the riitlit. title aud interest of said
.Tames A. Fry in and to lot numbered thir
teen il.'l) in block numbered forty-seven (47)
whirh I Nliall ofTt-r at pjblle sale at the
Soutli-we-t door of the Court House in tbe
City ol Cairo, in the County of Alexander
mid Stte ot Illinois on tbo Hitb day ol Sep
tembcr, A. D., lsTti, at lite hour of eleven
o'clock, A M.. for i n -h. ti satisfy said ex
ecution. At.KX. H Irvin,
s'.erlil' of Alexander County, Illinois.
Cairo, Ills.. August W, l7ii. ' dtd
I'y irtue of an execution tr me directed by
(lie eh' k ol the circuit court ot tin.
county, in the state el Illinois, in fsvor of Wil
liam sliseflVr and avuinst Kllen 1'rousdale, I have
leiei upon the lull'. wins' described uroDertf.
lAtln numbereil one (11. two (J), three (3).
four (t). He (.). six (fit. seven (71 and eiabt (Si.
all in block numlsrttd ten (I"), in the third aii
union to the city or t airo, iu tlie county or Alex
ander aud Mute of Illinois, an the property of the
said Kllen 1 rousiUle, which I shall offer at public
sute at the soutn-west door ot the t onit tloute
in the city or t airo. in the eoutv of Alexander
aud .stute of lllinois.on the IMh day of September
a i , is, n, at tne nour ol eleven o'clock, a.m.,
for l ash, to satisfy said execution.
AI.KX. H. IRVIN.
Sheriff Alexander County, Ilia,
i airo. Ills. , August i-ih ls;s. d-td
How To Make Money.
We will state that the surest, beat and
speediest way to multiply and increase"
Is to call at No. VI Wall btnet. New ota,
and consult witU Alex Frotninghaui & Co.
Tbe-e petitleuien, who have Ions; been
ideiiiilied with tbe history und adlr of
Wall street, are unusually skilled In mone
tary att'iirs, and iu everything apoertaintnif
lo speculation, are unexcelled for ability
and proficiency. It mar also be tald that
of the many Broker in that city tbey are
not only the most popu'ar, but also tbe
most successful, best patronized, and moat
widely known iu or near tbe vicinity of
Anion the customers ot the house of
Alex KrotbinKbam in Co., are tome ot our
leading and representative citizens, who
are mainly Indebted to the labors of this
firm lor much of tbe wealth tbey now enjoy.
During the Ijitg and successful exper
ience ol Messrs. Alex. Frotbingham A Co.,
in this city they have earned for themselves
an enviable reputation for honesty, Integ
rity und faith, und enjoy a busiues almost
colossal in its proportions. Id fact, tbe
amount of business done by thit home in
the course of a year Is something wonder
ful, and often forms the subject of com
ment. It need- but a visit to their spacious
t Dice Id Wall street to prove the truth of
the above statement.
liow they manage to convert 10 to t'Ju,
'.'ii to 4), ft) into H), and so on, is a
secret which they alone can explain ; but
that they succeed In doing to Is a I set too
well known to admit of doubt. II you
would safely tnd profitably invest your
money, do not hesitate to favor tbis drm
with your cash and confidence. That by so
doing' you will reap an abundant reward,
the experience of thou'ands ot our best
citiens attest. The necessity of taking
such a course in these timet of tottering
banks and ttnaucial stringency must be ap
parent to the most indifferent und careless
Messrs- Alex. Frothlnghtin & Co., are
prepared to invest money to any amount In
the best securities, aud in every transac
tion in which they may be enlaced guar
antee entire satislactlon to those who honor
them with their patronno.
1 W Send lor their Kxplaoirtory Circular
and Weekly Ueports, which they mail free
to all who desire them. From A'. '. Me
roprfit, Ajril 10. 1870. 7-18-eoddm
Mrs. C. McLean,
VI.AIH.K siis'k of Millinery and Fancy
lonxts A Ur-i-class .Millinery stole in
eiery rcsprrt. -lJ.iu
The Old Reliable
Boot and Shoe Maker,
Has re-oH'iied his etatililiiuent In the
Where can be round an extra tine tto k
of goods in hi line.
. (.ive lours a cull. Md-tt.
LIQl OH lEAl.KstM-
H. I SMYTH & '66.7
Wholesale and KetaJI Uealart la
Foreign and Somutio
VI.F.H OF AIsI KIN DM,
No. 60 Ohio Levee,
MKASV" MfTll CO. hare mm1t
a Unr tloc at tdtebeetcooeistMUeakas.
M, Mtd(ifeaaiai Utemtioj f lt i ll
raack of ike kuatayaaa